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The Lake City reporter
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Lake City reporter (Lake City, Fla. 1967)
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By DEREK GILLIAMdgilliam@lakecityreporter.comTwenty-five years ago, the skeletal remains of a human were found in the woods near Pinemount Road. The body was stretched out, face down with its arms bound together. The lead investigator for the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office 25 years ago was Neal Nydam. He said when skeletal remains are found, there’s added difficulty in putting together what happened. Identifying the body can be challenging, and where and who the person was last with is hard to pin down. Nydam, then a captain with the sheriff’s office, still remembers details of that day — April 2, 1988. CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Opinion ................ 4ABusiness ................ 5AObituaries .............. 6A Advice & Comics ......... 8B Puzzles ................. 2B TODAY IN PEOPLE Football fundraiser. COMING TUESDAY Local news roundup. 91 64 T-Storm Chance WEATHER, 2A People.................. 2ABusiness ................ 1CObituaries .............. 5AAdvice.................. 5DPuzzles .............. 2B, 3B 92 71 T-storm chance WEATHER, 8A Lake City ReporterSUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWS PAPER SINCE 1874 | $1.00 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM Belk marks125th year in business. Ailing girl givesfair earnings tohelp other kids. SUNDAYEDITION Vol. 138, No. 364 1D 1C 1A A year after Debby people still in awe Execution Monday for man tried here Gore By AMANDA C anoes sliced through the water, carrying sandbags across the flooded front yards of Lake City’s southern subdivisions. Houses disappeared under the rising floods, with only angled roofs peeking out from the dark water. Over the course of days, a steady rain covered the Columbia County area as Tropical Storm Debby stalled in the Gulf of Mexico. On June 26, 2012, Debby made landfall on the Florida coast, after soaking the state for four straight days while it brewed in the Gulf. The storm deposited up to 30 inches of rain on North Florida, causing an estimated $12 million in damage in the county, accord-ing to local officials. “Each storm has its own personality,” said Shayne Morgan, county emergency manage-ment director. “No two storms are exactly the same, and this storm was unlike any-thing I had ever seen. It just sat in the Gulf and didn’t move — dropping buckets and buckets and buckets of rain on us.” The county was already drenched from Tropical Storm Beryl, which had moved through the area the month before. Morgan believes when Debby arrived, the already saturated ground and filling water reser-voirs couldn’t handle any more rain. “It was unlike anything I had ever seen,” he said. Morgan was working at the emergency operations center when Hurricanes Frances and Jeanne swept through Florida in 2004, Many still grapple with idea that so much rain could fall in such a short time.FILE PHOTOSTOP: Homes in the Callaway subdivision were filled wit h several feet of water during the flooding caused by Tropial Storm Debby a year ago t his week. The floodwater got so high that some residents had to use row boats to reach t heir homes. ABOVE: Pickup trucks create waves as they creep along U.S. Highway 441 in D eep Creek at the height of the flood. DEBBY continued on 6A By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comThe local unemployment rate increased by 0.2 percent in May, buck-ing the trend of lowered unemployment statistics for several months, according to information released from the state Department of Economic Opportunity Friday. Seasonal employment and activities could the cause of the increase, offi-cials said. The Columbia County unemployment rate rose to 6.4 percent in May, up from 6.2 percent in April. “The slight increase in unemployment at this time of year is generally attributed to seasonal events such as tourism, agricultural harvests, holi-days and the openings and closings of schools,” said Florida Crown Workforce Board lead employer services represen-tative Denise Wynne. “Florida Gateway College ended their spring term on May 1, and agricultural employment has been trending down throughout the state, while most elementary and secondary schools, to include Columbia Jobless rate for county inches upNo trouble seen in dispatch transitionBy TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comCity officials say the city is prepared to dispatch the Lake City Fire Department to emer-gency calls and should be able to provide the service within the next three months. Friday afternoon, City Manager Wendell Johnson said in combination with the upgrading of communications equipment at the combined communications center, the city has done upgrades on the city’s dispatch system. “We did it to make sure that, had things materialized proper-ly, that we all would have compatible equipment,” he said. “We have kept abreast of tech-nology and made upgrades.” The city has budgeted $80,000 in the current fis-cal year to purchase updated equipment. “We’re installing a new system, and it’s a system that works just as well for fire dispatch as it does for police dis-patch,” he said. “We’re going to put this in place immedi-ately... The $80,000 was not for the purpose of making any changes, it was just for equip-ment upgrades due to outdated equipment.” Principals in the trial of Marshall Lee Gore are (from left) lead prosecutor Bob Dekle, Judge E. Vernon Douglas and lead investigator Neal Nydam. They are awaiting the execution of the convicted rapist and murderer. Gore is scheduled to be executed at 6 p.m. Monday at Florida State Prison. JOBS continued on 3A DISPATCH continued on 3A EXECUTION continued on 3A Two principals in case say they will observe carrying out of penalty.


PEOPLE IN THE NEWS Celebrity Birthdays Singer Diana Trask is 73. Singer Rosetta Hightower of The Orlons is 69. Actor Ted Shackelford (Knots Landing) is 67. Actor Bryan Brown is 66. Former American Idol judge Randy Jackson is 57. Actress Frances McDormand is 56. Drummer Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth is 51. Singer Chico DeBarge is 43. Singer KT Tunstall is 38. Singer Virgo Williams of Ghostown DJs is 38. Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz is 36. Actress Melissa Rauch (The Big Bang Theory) is 33. Daily Scripture The Lord will keep you from all harm he will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore. Psalm 121:7-8 CORRECTION The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question or suggestion, please call the executive editor. Corrections and clarifica tions will run in this space. And thanks for reading. AROUND FLORIDA Friday: 2-22-23-41 12 Friday: 1-6-13-27-32 Saturday: Afternoon: 3-0-2 Evening: N/A Saturday: Afternoon: 8-9-6-6 Evening: N/A Wednesday: 5-8-9-12-23-27 x2 Zimmerman judge: No testimony on 911 call screams SANFORD The judge in the murder trial of George Zimmerman said Saturday that prosecution audio experts who point to Trayvon Martin as scream ing on a 911 call moments before he was killed wont be allowed to testify at trial. The screams are crucial pieces of evidence because they could determine who the aggressor was in the confrontation before Zimmerman fatally shot the unarmed teenager. Martins family contends it was the teen screaming, while Zimmermans father has said it was his son. Judge Debra Nelson ruled that the methods used by the experts arent reliable. But her ruling doesnt prevent the 911 calls from being played at trial. She reached the deci sion after hearing argu ments that stretched over several days this month on whether to allow testimony from two prosecution experts. One expert ruled out Zimmerman as the screamer and another said it was Martin. Defense experts argued there was not enough audio to determine who the screams are coming from. Zimmermans attorneys also argued that the state experts analysis is flawed. Opening statements are set for Monday in the sec ond-degree murder trial for the former neighbor hood watch volunteer who says he fired on the black teenager in self-defense last year. Zimmerman is pleading not guilty. Insurer considers more rate hikes MIAMI Floridas largest property insurer, already under fire for everything from recent business deals to how much it pays its execu tives, is readying another round of rate hikes for homeowners. The board of Citizens Property Insurance Corp. meets next week in Miami to consider a range of pro posed hikes. If approved by the board and then state regulators rates will go up next January for roughly 1.26 million policy holders. State law places a 10 percent cap on how much Citizens can raise its rates on an annual basis. But that cap doesnt apply to sinkhole coverage that the insurer offers or addi tional charges used to pur chase backup coverage. The overall statewide rate hike for all customers will be between 6.9 per cent and 8.8 percent. But the bottom line for many Citizens customers will be higher. For example, tens of thousands of homeown ers in counties such as Broward, Collier, MiamiDade, Escambia and Palm Beach who use Citizens to cover only storm-related damages could face a 10.7 percent hike. That would translate to an average pre mium hike of as much as $300 or $400 a year. Unemployment rate drops again MIAMI Floridas unemployment rate ticked down another notch last month handing Gov. Rick Scott another piece of good news to boast about as he edges closer to the 2014 election. The states May unem ployment rate was 7.1 percent a drop of 0.1 percent from the previous month. But the drop is tem pered by the fact that the actual numbers of jobs in the state declined last month by 6,200. Labor officials use two different surveys to calculate the two economic measures. Additionally, state econ omists this week released their own analysis that shows a key reason for the unemployment rate decline in Florida has been people leaving the labor force or delaying looking for a job. If the same number of people were in the workforce now as were at the end of 2011, then the unemployment rate would be 8 percent. Body of missing girl found JACKSONVILLE The body of an 8-year-old girl abducted from a northeast Florida store where she had been shopping with her mother was found Saturday at a church, authorities said. An Amber Alert was issued for Charish Perriwinkle after she went missing Friday night. Sgt. Lonnie Mills of the Jacksonville Sheriffs Office said the pair was befriended by a man who offered to take Charish to buy a snack at the front of the Walmart store. The man is a registered sex offender. Sheriffs office spokesman Shannon Hartley said Saturday that the 56-year-old man had been taken into custody after officers surrounded his van. About an hour later, authorities said the girls body was found at a church. State gets $8M food stamp bonus TALLAHASSEE Florida is getting an $8 million bonus from the federal government over how the state is running its food stamp program. The Department of Children and Families announced on Friday that the federal government has awarded the state a bonus for the sixth year in a row. DCF said that Floridas error rate of 0.77 percent was the lowest in the nation. State agencies across the country are required each year to review a statistical sample of house holds and double-check if the family is eligible for assistance and whether the benefits levels are appro priate. In May, there were approximately 3.6 million people receiving food stamps in Florida. SAVANNAH, Ga. T he Food Network said Friday its dumping Paula Deen, barely an hour after the celebrity cook posted the first of two videotaped apologies online begging forgiveness from fans and critics troubled by her admission to having used racial slurs in the past. The 66-year-old Savannah kitchen celebrity has been swamped in con troversy since court documents filed this week revealed Deen told an attorney questioning her under oath last month that she has used the Nword. Yes, of course, Deen said, though she added, Its been a very long time. The Food Network, which made Deen a star with Paulas Home Cooking in 2002 and later Paulas Home Cooking in 2008, weighed in with a terse statement Friday. Food Network will not renew Paula Deens contract when it expires at the end of this month, the statement said. Network represen tatives declined further comment. A representative for Deen did not immediately return phone and email messages seeking comment on the decision. The news came as Deen worked to repair the damage to her image, which has spawned a vast empire. Deen issued direct appeal via online video one that allowed her and her staff complete control of what she said and how she said it. Inappropriate, hurtful language is totally, totally unacceptable, Deen said in the first 45-second video posted on YouTube. Ive made plenty of mistakes along the way but I beg you, my children, my team, my fans, my partners I beg for your forgiveness. North West joins odd celebrity baby names NEW YORK Was Kanye West inspired by One Direction? Kim Kardashian and Kanye West named their daughter North West, according to their Los Angeles County birth certificate. The baby was born at 5:34 a.m. Saturday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. North is certainly not the first celebrity baby with an unorthodox name and plenty of those names have set trends. Brooklyn may have seemed exotic when Victoria and David Beckham chose it in 1999, but last year it was the 29th most popu lar baby name in the U.S., according to the Social Security Administration. (Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentzs choice of another New York bor ough, Bronx, remains less popular.) North has not cracked the Social Security Administrations top 1000 baby names over the past 100 years, though West ranked 949 for boys in the year 1913. But given the popular ity of place names Paris, London, Sydney and Savannah were also in the top 100 for girls perhaps we can expect more babies with a sense of direction in years to come. Jennifer Lopez tears up over Hollywood star LOS ANGELES Jenny from the Block has a spot on the most famous block of all the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Jennifer Lopez received the 2,500th star Thursday surrounded by her boyfriend Casper Smart, her 5-year-old twins Max and Emme, and friends including Jane Fonda, Keenen Ivory Wayans and Selena director Gregory Nava. I cried like almost 15 thousand times, she said afterward. It was so crazy. But I kept promising every body I wasnt going to cry and they were like, Cry! Youre not helping! But it was an amazing moment. Paula Deens apology comes too late Wednesday: 7-46-47-52-57 PB 17 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER SUNDAY REPORT SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013 Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 HOW TO REAC H US Main number ....... 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The sheriff’s posse was on horseback, searching for a missing person in a different case. Instead, they ran across a murder victim who had been dumped in the woods. A few things could be gleaned from the scene. The body was most likely that of a woman — depu-ties found a hair piece and women’s clothing. Medical examiners later determined the remains belonged to a white female, between 4 feet, 8 inches and 5 feet, 2 inches tall. She had brown hair and was between 18 to 20 years old. Nydam posted bulletins on police databases and the Lake City Reporter wrote a story. Sometimes, even the best investigators need a little luck. A woman, traveling through Florida, stopped in Lake City and carried a copy of the Reporter’s story about the investiga-tion to a beauty salon in Cleveland, Tenn., where the mother of Cleveland’s police chief worked. Soon, Nydam received a call from Cleveland police about a missing woman they believed to be in dan-ger. Dental records were sent. • • • Susan Marie Roark, 19, had brown hair and green to hazel eyes. She was 4 feet, 11 inches tall and weighed 98 pounds. She was a student at Cleveland State College and didn’t drink or smoke. On Saturday Jan. 30, 1988, she left her home in Birchwood, Tenn., at about 5:30 p.m. wearing faded jeans and a brown, suede coat. After that, the details are unclear. Investigators know she ended up dead in Columbia County, dumped in the woods off Pinemount Road. Investigators believe she met Marshall Lee Gore at the Rocky Top Market in Cleveland. Gore, who was convicted of the crime in a 1990 murder trial here, is scheduled to be executed at Florida State Prison at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Maybe Gore abducted her, or maybe she went with him willingly. That’s something no one knows but Gore. Roark’s family said she always told them her whereabouts. She was to meet her father at church the Sunday she went miss-ing. • • • Bob Dekle, a former Third Circuit State Attorney, prosecuted Gore. Dekle remembers Gore’s arrogance in the court-room. How he carried him-self as if he was smarter than the people around him. Dekle said Gore was about half as smart as he thought he was and made plenty of mistakes along the way. “After he had murdered (Roark) and raped her, he took her car, a 1987 Mustang, to Tampa and pawned her jewelry,” Nydam said. The jewelry was recovered by law enforcement and used as evidence in Gore’s trial. Roark’s car was crashed in Miami, and detectives were able to recover Gore’s fingerprints in the vehicle. Gore raped and murdered a woman in Miami, and raped, beat and slashed the throat of another woman, but she survived. Dekle said Gore would torture his victims, bring-ing them to the point of death and then disposing of them while they were still alive. The woman who survived Gore’s attack testified about her encounter with him during the Columbia County trial. Prosecuting evil men demands a certain focus from prosecutors. Dekle, who also prosecuted Ted Bundy, said the demands of trying homicides are different from other cases. During his 29 years as an assistant state attorney, Dekle tried 15 cases in which the death penalty was sought. “In order to do the best job possible, in prosecut-ing or defending a case, you have to divorce your-self emotionally from the pathos of what has hap-pened,” he said. “To a cer-tain degree it is not possi-ble, but to another degree you can do it. And you need to do it because if you are thinking with your heart and not with your head, you are not making the best decisions.” • • • Judge E. Vernon Douglas presided over Gore’s trial. It was his first death penalty case after he was elected to the Third Circuit bench in 1988. What he remembers most about the trial is the victim’s family members sitting in the courtroom. “To see the concern on those parents’ faces and to listen to the details of another girl’s abuse and death, leaves a mark,” he said. Douglas, who cannot be called on any future appeal as he is now a retired judge and practicing law, said he does reflect on the fact that he ordered Gore to die. The jury recommended death for Gore on an 11-1 vote. But still, the sen-tence must be ordered by a judge. “The judge must agree separately and indepen-dently from the jury that the aggravating factors outweigh the mitigating factors,” he said. “And for a judge to have that final awesome responsibility is chilling, sobering and hum-bling.” Douglas said he separates his emotions into two different views — legal and moral. He has absolutely no doubt that Gore murdered Roark. He has no doubt that, legally, Gore should be executed. “A crime was committed. He’s the person who committed the crime. It was done with premedita-tion and forethought, lack of remorse, disregard for human life,” he said. “... That’s legally how I feel. There’s a whole nother depth of discussion to be had.” Douglas said he hates to see any other human die. “There’s a lifelong responsibility that accom-panies a judge’s decision to announce the death pen-alty,” he said. “The judge will live with it forever.” Douglas said he sometimes has “judicial flash-backs” where he is remind-ed of the death penalty tri-als he judged. “The weirdest events in life will refer you back to one,” he said. “When I go to Madison, Fla., I think about the man who killed a farmer there.... I handled that case, and I ordered that person to death.” He says with every flashback, he feels a moment of loss for the families involved. “You share the loss of the human condition when wrongs are inflicted on people, and you see it from the inside out,” Douglas said. “... Then you have the weight and the responsibil-ity that you have autho-rized the execution of a human being. Period. Does it weigh? Of course.” • • • Nydam and Dekle both said Gore’s execution will bring some closure to them, but murder victims’ families do not ever receive closure. Dekle said he’s going to attend Gore’s execution because he thinks it’s the honorable thing to do. “I have witnessed the execution of two of the peo-ple I prosecuted, I had two die (in prison), and I have three left on death row right now,” he said. “My philosophy is that if I am going to ask a jury to rec-ommend the death penalty and I’m going to ask a judge to impose the death penalty, then I ought to see the job through to the end.” Nydam said he still talks with Roark’s father, and wants to be there for him. The two still talk on the phone, and through the years, Nydam would keep Roark updated on the prog-ress of Gore’s appeals. Both Nydam and Dekle said the energy and emo-tion that go into murder and violent crime investigations and prosecutions played a contributing factor in their decisions to retire early. “I got to the point where it wasn’t something I want-ed to deal with anymore,” Dekle said. “These cases consume your life,” Nydam said. “... Once you get assigned this case, either as a prosecutor or the lead investigator, ... you’re gone all the time, you’re traveling, you’re following leads, and your mind is trying to solve the case.” Dekle said people ask him if he misses prosecut-ing murders. “Nope,” he said.On Monday, the state will execute Marshal Lee Gore by lethal injection. Nydam and Dekle will be witnesses to the execution. 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Daina Greene, MD Marlene Summers, CNM 934 NE Lake DeSoto Circle, Lake City, FL(Next to Courthouse) By AMANDA The Columbia County housing market contin-ues to improve, showing increases in new pending sales, median sale price and new listings compared to May 2012, according to data released by the Florida Realtors Association Wednesday. “I see a slow, but steady, improvement,” said Dan Gherna, executive vice president of the Lake City Board of Realtors. However, the number of closed sales dropped by 5.4 percent, with only 35 closed sales occurring in May, compared to 37 in May 2012. Gherna said the small drop isn’t significant in a market the size of Columbia County. Other market indicators show a better indication of how the local housing economy is doing, he said. Pending sales are up 38.9 percent from May of last year, increasing from 36 pending sales in May 2012 to 50 in May this year. New listings, a lagging indicator of market health, were up 4.7 percent from May 2012. There were 67 new listings in May 2013, com-pared to 64 a year earlier and 86 new listings in April this year. While new listings increased, inventory declined by 14 percent in May 2013 compared to May 2012. The month’s supply of inventory saw a 17.9 percent decline in May 2013 from last May. “The original list price to sale price is up to 90 per-cent,” Gherna said. “That’s something we haven’t seen in a while. “It says a couple things: People are getting more realistic about their pric-es and people are willing to pay a little more,” he added. In a recovering market, buyers realize the market may be moving away from them and they need to match the selling price in order to get a contract on the house. According to the report released by Florida Realtors Association, that is usually the last measure to indicate a market that has shifted up. Median sale price shifted up as well by 3.9 percent from $103,950 in May 2012 to $108,000. Homes also spent less time on the market com-pared to May 2012. For May 2013, homes averaged 112 days on the market before being sold. EXECUTION: Murderer convicted here to die Monday in state pris on Continued From Page 1A JOBS: County unemployment rises a little Continued From Page 1ACounty schools, were still in session through the month of May.” Florida’s unemployment rate for May was 7.1 percent, the lowest it has been since September 2008. The national unemployment rate for May was 7.6 percent. Wynne said she was uncertain how long the increase in the local jobless rate would continue. “Staff and faculty at Florida Gateway College return in mid-August, which should even out our numbers some-what,” she said. “The effects that the aforementioned events have on labor statistics can be eliminated through the statistical technique of seasonal adjustment, which smoothes the sea-sonal impacts and makes it easier to observe the underlying trends. “For example, in May, all 67 counties in the state of Florida had declines in their unemployment rates over the year, though only three counties had declines for the month of May,” she said. The Columbia County labor force consists of 31,088 people, and in May 29,085 were employed. The report indicates 2,003 people were unem-ployed, making for the 6.4 percent unemployment rate. In April the local labor force consisted of 30,788 people, and 28,875 were employed. The unemployment rate was 6.2 percent, with 1,913 peo-ple jobless. In May 2012, Columbia County’s unemployment rate was 8 percent, with 31,441 in the labor force and 28,933 having jobs. An estimated 2,508 residents were jobless. “Locally, we have employers in corrections, medical, engineering, logis-tics and skilled/specialized mechani-cal fields with multiple positions that they are looking to fill,” Wynne said. “These job descriptions and how to apply can be found on or at your local Florida Crown Workforce Board One Stop.” Wynne also noted that there are particular trends in our area that are different from the state. “We are not seeing a decline in tourism in our region as much as the southern portion of the state is at this time,” she said. “This is due to our beautiful springs and more temperate climate.” DISPATCH: No trouble Continued From Page 1AThe city plans to hire two additional dispatchers to handle fire calls. “The dispatchers we have on board now are experienced because they were here when we were dispatching fire before,” Johnson said. “The tran-sition for us to have the manpower, personnel resources and communi-cation resources is not an issue.” New consoles will be needed for the extra dis-patchers to work from, and the city has a consul-tant who will assist with the project, while its infor-mation technology depart-ment formulates the tech-nical needs. “We’ll be able to do that without any interruption in the service,” Johnson said. “Going from dispatching the fire department from the county to the city is not going to interrupt ser-vice to the city and it’s not going to do anything to jeopardize the safety of our citizens. My plan is to be ready by mid-August. Certainly, since we’ve got until October, we’ll be prepared and ready to go into operation well before then.” Johnson did not have a dollar amount as to how much the city contributed to the combined commu-nications center. He said, based on his knowledge of the budget, “it’s not been a significant amount of expended funds during the last four years of plan-ning for this.” He said the county will have to make some adjust-ments to its computer-aided dispatch system, and it could take a few weeks, months or up until Oct. 1 to have the system they want without Lake City Fire Department dispatch. “We’ll be able to do the same thing with our sys-tem. So, we’re just going to go back to dispatching as we once did,” he said. “If we had to do it, we could probably do it now. Would it be as reliable as we want it to be today? No, because we have to make some adjustments with the CAD equipment, the mapping and address-ing and issues associated with automatic aid that’s in place now. It’s not going to be problematic.” On Thursday, the Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved the city fire department’s with-drawal from the combined communications center, effective Oct. 1. Johnson said the city decided to withdraw from the service because the concerns they had with the combined communica-tions center were not ade-quately addressed. County officials say the move is politically motivated, which Johnson denies.Local housing market improving slowly


T he Great CHS Book Drop was a brief part of Columbia High School lore back in the early 1940’s. It involved only one classroom but as the predict-able exaggerations made their rounds you would have thought it was a big, school-wide event. To understand the event at all, you must understand the deep-seat-ed community religious convictions of that time. Lake City and Columbia County of the 1940’s were considered very religious places. Religious beliefs were very strict. The Bible says it, I believe it, and that ends it. It was the “Apostles Creed” take to its strictest meaning. If Florida was in the Bible Belt, our area was the buckle of that belt. Social dancing (‘belly rubbing’) was a sin; likewise, going to the movies. Some young people went through their teen years and never went to a dance or saw a ‘picture show.’ On Sundays, families were usually present at both Sunday School and Church, morning and evening services, and at Wednesday night prayer meeting. Kids’ attendance was not optional and parents saw to that. Nearby highway signs warned ‘Prepare to meet thy God,’ ‘Jesus Saves,’ or ‘Heaven or Hell, the only choices.’ Hell meant spending eternity in hell fire and brimstone, burning in agonizing torment forever, always stated as forever and forever — as if one forever didn’t adequately cover it. Being ‘saved’ was the number one priority in most everyone’s life. After all, Christ might return at any second, in the twinkling of an eye, and your eternal fate was sealed. From time to time, some religious leader would predict that Christ would return on a specified day and time. Many took these predictions seriously, despite the Scripture that says no man knows the day or the hour. Religious revivals were held frequently, often in tents, and hell fire and brimstone were regular sermon topics. Extended ‘altar calls’ prolonged the services and many walked the ‘sawdust trail’ to salva-tion. It was in this setting that a national religious figure said on the radio that a divine revelation had been made to him that Christ would return on a specific Friday at exactly 1 p.m. Some students and teachers at CHS took this prediction seriously and when the appointed day came they kept a wary eye on the class-room clock. One teacher tried to keep her lesson going as nervous kids watched the second hand on the clock moved ever closer to the doomsday time. Finally, just as the second hand marked exactly 1 p.m., there was a thunderingly loud crash and half the kids jumped out of their seats and up came the teacher. What in the world had happened? It turned out that three of the most rambunctious kids in the classroom had secretly brought several of the heaviest books they could find to class and when the clock reached 1 p.m., they all slammed the heavy books crashing to the floor, scaring the bejabbers out of the kids and the teacher. When the dust settled, the offending kids were sent to the principal’s office and assigned a week in detention hall. To some at school, the offending kids were considered sacrilegious brats while a few thought them heroically hilarious. Nothing else of world-shaking consequence happened anywhere in the world that day.LAST COLUMNToday is my last column. Thanks to those of you who have been regular or occasional readers. Also, thanks to all at the Lake City Reporter for their great co-opera-tion. I’ll see you around town. A lice Walker, author of “The Color Purple,” has generated headlines by urging singer Alicia Keys to avoid “soul danger” and cancel her July 4 concert in Tel Aviv. Keys and other celebri-ties should ignore Walker and visit Israel. They may be amazed at what they discover. I saw Israel for the first time last week, thanks to the America-Israel Friendship League, as did several other journalists on our fact-finding trip. Keys ... likely would find Israel as surprising as we did. Israel’s omnipresence in the media makes it sound like a super-power. But Israel is impressively compact. At just 7,992 square miles, it is slightly larger than Clark County, Nevada (greater Las Vegas) but tinier than New Hampshire. Israel is not just small. It’s svelte. At its thinnest point, near Netanya -just north of Tel Aviv -Israel spans just nine miles. The land separating Israel’s Mediterranean beaches from its border with the Palestinian Authority covers roughly the same distance as does Manhattan between Battery Park and the Apollo Theater on 125th Street, or Los Angeles from the Santa Monica Pier to the La Brea Tar Pits. Conquer those nine miles, and you chop Israel in two. Given this existential danger, the late foreign minister Abba Eban called this and the rest of Israel’s narrow waistline its “Auschwitz boundaries.” Nevertheless, Israel is the little country that could. Within a desert that is hostile in every sense, Israel has become a prosperous nation with a per-capita income of $29,512, its Central Bureau of Statistics reports. In 2012, Israel’s GDP expanded by 2.7 percent, while America’s grew just 2.2. Israel’s unemployment rate is 6.9 percent, vs. 7.6 in the U.S. This start-up nation has pioneered plenty, including drip irrigation, the flash drive, and the PillCam, which lets doctors remotely examine a patient’s diges-tive track after he has swallowed a pill-sized camera. Alicia Keys might be startled to see the degree to which Israeli Arabs are integrated in this society. Israel’s official languages are Hebrew and Arabic, both of which appear, along with English (unofficial but convenient), on street signs everywhere. Fourteen Arabs serve in the Knesset, Israel’s parliament. They compose about 12 percent of the 120-member parliament or about half of their approximately 25 per-cent of the general population. It’s a safe bet that far fewer Jews serve in other Middle East legislatures. A drive through largely Arabic East Jerusalem reveals a dustier, poorer part of town than Europe-like, mainly Jewish West Jerusalem. Boosting the wealth and influence of its Arabs should be Israel’s urgent priority. But that vital objec-tive will be far easier to achieve with Israelis manning their work stations rather than their ramparts. Musicians like Keys also should appreciate Israel’s broad, American-style freedom of expression, some-thing rare among its neighbors. Gaza, for example, has prohibited its journalists from cooperating with their Israeli counterparts. Gazan musicians need permits to play, and the Hamas government grants them grudgingly, at best. Alicia Keys could learn this and lots more in Israel. So could Alice Walker. OPINION Sunday, June 23, 2013 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 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 writer’s 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: Q Pensacola News JournalCancel IRS bonuses Celebrities: Don’t boycott IsraelThe great CHS book drop We call on ... U.S. Sens. Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio to find a way to cancel the proposed $70 million in bonuses planned for union employees of the Internal Revenue Service. The bonuses are questionable at best, considering the scandal over employees looking into the tax-exempt status of many conservative groups, especially those aligned with the tea party movement. It smacks of using an arm of the government to intimidate critics. It’s not who we are nor is it the government we want. Right now, IRS employees are the last ones who deserve a reward. Also, with some federal workers being furloughed because of the sequester cuts, it’s sheer madness to reward some federal employ-ees while taking about three weeks worth of pay from others. The message that sends to other federal employees is that their work is not as important. We’d like to see an accounting of just what the IRS employees did to merit raises. It shows the widening disconnect between those in government and those of us who foot the bill for that government. Besides, the country is drowning in debt with no end in sight. It’s outrageous and fis-cally irresponsible to think there is money to reward some employees. At midday Thursday, the national debt clock – which can be found at – showed we are $16.8 tril-lion in debt. That breaks down to more than $148,000 per taxpayer, many of whom work harder but will not receive a bonus, let alone a raise this year. Can we have a show of hands of anyone who supports federal bonuses as we sink deeper into the pool of red ink? IRS employees are not allowed to vote. We agree with U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, who told The Associated Press the bonus-es should be canceled. Employees could get up to $3,500 each. “The IRS always claims to be short on resources,” Grassley told the AP. “But it appears to have $70 million for union bonuses.” If it’s determined that the bonuses must be doled out, it’s a clarion call that Congress must look at union contracts and renegotiate them immediately. Federal workers have to under-stand that without truly meaningful cuts, the spending will continue and they too will have to sacrifice. Early next month, when the Blue Angels won’t be flying over Pensacola Beach, bringing tens of thousands who provide an economic boost to the area, remember there is an IRS employee figuring out how to spend a bonus. Morris WilliamsPhone: (386) 755-8183williams_h2@firn.edu372 W. Duval St.Lake City, FL 32055 Q Morris Williams is a local historian and long-time Columbia County resident. Q Deroy Murdock is a columnist with the Scripps Howard News Service and a media fellow with the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University. Deroy Murdockderoy.murdock@gmail.com4AOPINION


LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013 5A5A • EBT • SNAP • Debit • All Major Credit Cards • No Rain Checks • While Supplies Last C;7JI7B; Prices Good 6-27-13 through 7-3-13 FreshGround Chuck10# Tubes2.69Lb. Boneless New YorkStrip SteaksWhole or Half Loin 4.69Lb. BonelessRibeye SteaksWhole or Half Loin5.99Lb. Whole BonelessBeef Briskets 2.79 Lb. Whole BonelessSirloin Tip Roast 2.99Lb.Boston Butt Pork Roast2 Pack1.49Lb Fresh PorkSpare Ribs3 Pack1.79 Lb. Fresh PorkBaby Back Ribs 3.29 Lb. HormelSt. Louis Style Ribs2.69Lb. Whole BonelessPork Loins 2.19 Lb. NettlesPork Chops6# Box12.00 Fresh Fryer Leg Quarters10# Bag 6.99 40# Box 27.50 New BatchSmoked Turkeys 24.99ea. Nettles Sausage 190 SW CR 240 • Lake City (386) 752-2510Store Hours: Mon.-Sat. 8am 6pm Clifty FarmCountry Ham End Slices2 Lb.2/8.00 Monika M. FaulknerMrs. Monika M. Faulkner 52, gloriously joined the saints in Heaven late Monday evening, following a brief battle with breast cancer at Shands Lake Shore Hospital. She was the daughter of John and Dr. Rose-marie Lones. She had made Lake City her home for the past twenty-seven years after mov-ing here from Shawnee, OK. She was an active member of Fellowship Church of Lake City, where she enjoyed lead-ing worship as a member of the praise team. She was employed at Florida Credit Union as a Member Service Specialist for the past three years, where she was considered a valued staff member who enjoyed making a difference in her members’ lives. She was an avid gator fan, she enjoyed softball, the river, WKHEHDFKKXQWLQJVKLQJDQGshopping. Her favorite pastime was sewing. She also supported the American Cancer Society and her favorite event was the annual Relay for Life fundraiser. Monika will be especially re-membered for her dedication to family, caring and friendli-ness towards others, especially her children and grandchildren. She is survived by her parents John and Dr. Rosemarie Lones, Jennings, FL (formerly of Asher, OK); her husband and lifelong companion of forty years James Faulkner, Lake City, FL; one son Darren Faulkner, Lake City, FL; three daughters Renee Faulkner, Lake City, FL, Sheila Watson (Jeffrey) Lake City, FL; Sarah Faulkner Green (Chris) Lake City, FL; two sisters Annette Kinsey (Tim) Branford, FL; Rosie Francis (Leon) Roanoke, TX; four grandchildren Hunter and Kyler Watson, Halle Green, and Dustin McIntosh (Court-ney) one great-grandchild Marly McIntosh. One nephew Curtis Kinsey (Lydia), and three nieces Amber Westfall (Taylor), Vanes-sa Kinsey, and Tia Francis. She is also survived by numerous other family members and close friends. The family wishes to thank the staff of Shands of Lake Shore Hospital for their wonder-ful help and support during her brief hospital stay, especially WKHVHFRQGRRUQXUVLQJVWDIIA celebration of her life will be held on Monday June 24, 2013 at Parkview Baptist Church at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Greg Johnson RIFLDWLQJDQG5HYHUHQG.HQ QHWK(GHQHOGDVVLVWLQJ7KHfamily requests for everyone to wear bright colors in memory of Monika. The family will re-ceive friends on Sunday evening from 5:00-8:00 P.M. at the Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home Chapel. Memorial contributions are welcome and can be made in Monika’s name to the American Cancer Society. Flowers are also ZHOFRPH0RQLNDORYHGRZHUVwith the exception of carnations, KHUIDYRULWHRZHUVZHUH\HOORZ or peach roses and her favorite color was pink. Arrangements are under the direction of the DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 458 South Marion Ave., Lake City, FL 32025 (386) 752-1234. Please sign the on-line family guest book at Joye FolsomMrs. Joye Folsom, age 80, of Lake City, Fla. died Friday, June 21, in the Suwannee Val-ley Care Center, Lake City, Fla. following an extended illness. She was born in Perry, Florida and had resided in Lake City since 1972. She was employed as a registered nurse at Merid-ian Behavioral Health Center, Lake City, Fla for 27 years until her retirement in 1999. She was a member of the Salem Primi-tive Baptist Church, Columbia County, Fla. She is survived by her son, Charles E. “Chuck” Fol-som of Jacksonville, Fla.: her niece, Jean Taylor: Dear friends, Marilyn Hamm, Katherine Grif-QDQG%HWW\6WUD\HU)XQHUDOservices will be conducted at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, June 25, in Salem Primitive Baptist Church ZLWK(OGHU+HUPDQ*ULIQ3DV WRURIFLDWLQJ,QWHUPHQWZLOOEHin Salem Cemetery, Columbia County, Fla. Visitation will be from 10 to 10:30 A.M Tuesday (30 minutes before service) at the church. GUERRY FUNERAL HOME 2659 S.W. Main Blvd., Lake City, Fla is in charge of the arrangements. www.guerryfuneralhome.netJohnnie Sue MarcumMrs. Johnnie Sue Marcum, 70, passed away Wednesday June 19, 2013 at her residence. Mrs. Marcum was born in McRae, Georgia and was the daughter of the late Jasper C. and Lucille Hulett Rawlins. Mrs. Marcum loved to sew, crochet, read, and watch rodeo’s, bull riding and old westerns on t.v.. She also loved the color red, flowers and enjoyed canning. She worked for 13 years along with her late husband in the timber business and 14 years as a dispatcher for the Columbia County Sheriffs Office. She is preceded in death by her husband of 31 years, Harry G. Marcum Sr..She is survived by sons Robert (Brenda) Bailey, Lake City, FL, Thomas “Tobi” Bailey, Seattle, Washington, Joseph P. Bailey and a step-son, Harry Marcum Jr.,Lake City, FL, a step-daughter Vicki Marcum Adams(Mike),Lake City, FL; one brother John Rawlins, Alachua, FL, one GRANDSON (who was the light of her life) Ethan Bailey; and one nephew Joshua Rawlins, Alachua, FL. Several other grandchildren also survive. Memorial services for Mrs. Marcum will be conducted on Monday, June 24, 2013 at 5:00 P.M. in the Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Zach Douglas offici-ating. There will be no visita-tion. Arrangements are under the direction of the DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 458 South Marion Ave., Lake City, FL 32025 (386) 752-1234. Please sign the on-line family guest book at Eugene PickettPatrick Eugene Pickett, Lt. Col. (Ret.) USAF, age 85, died Mon-day, June 17, 2013 at the Vet-erans Adminis-tration Medical Center in Lake City, FL. Memo-rial services will be held at a lat-er date. GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 S. US Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025 (386-752-1954) is in charge of arrangements.Onys N. SandersMrs. Onys N. Sanders, age 88, of Lake City, Fla., died Thursday, June 20, in the Lake City Medical Center, Lake City, Fla., following a short illness. She was born in Donaldsonville, Ga., and had resided in Lake City since 1956. She was a homemaker, loved cooking for her family, gardening and grow-ing flowers at her home. She attended the Church of God. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Lee Johnson and Ruth Lovett Johnson, and her late husband, William Noah Sanders. She is survived by her daughter, Maxine S. (Eugene) Bailey of Lake City, Fla.; three sons, Ed (Brenda) Sanders of Lake City, Fla., Charles (Pat) Sanders of Live Oak, Fla., and Terry (Jane) Sanders, of Gold Bar, Wash.; one sister, Bobbi Jo Perry of Donaldsonville, Ga.; numerous grand and great-grandchildren; her pet com-panion, Brianna. Funeral ser-vices will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, in the Chapel of Guerry Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Cunningham of Hopeful Baptist Church offi-ciating and assisted by the Rev. Sam Latham, a close friend of the family. Interment will be in Memorial Cemetery, Lake City, Fla. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, at GUERRY FUNERAL HOME, 2659 S.W. Main Blvd., Lake City, Fla. are paid advertise-ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporter’s classified depart-ment at 752-1293. OBITUARIES COMMUNITY CALENDAR Q To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Jim Barr at 754-0424 or by email at 23Church anniversaryNew Mount Zion AME Church in Watertown will observe its 110th anni-versary with services at 3 p.m. The speaker will be the Rev. Harry Dawkins and the congregation of New Bethel AME Church in Jacksonville. Dinner will be served after the service. For more infor-mation, contact the Rev. Charles Young, pastor, at (386) 752-4306.Pastor’s anniversarySt. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 222 Oosterhoudt Lane, will celebrate the 12th anni-versary of our pastor, the Rev. Alvin L. Green and his wife, Clara, with ser-vices at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. The morning speaker will be the Rev. Jake Davis of Gainesville, and the after-noon speaker will be the Rev. Isadore Williams, with the Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church congregation of Lake City participating in the ser-vice. For more informa-tion, call (386) 758-8486.Dual DayTrinity United Methodist Church is having its annu-al Dual Day program, with services for men at 11 a.m. and services for women at 4 p.m. The morning speaker will be Minister Lorenzo Monroe of New Beginning Church. The afternoon speaker will be Lake City Police Chief Argatha Gilmore. The community is invited.June 24Master Gardener eventSuwannee County Extension will offer ori-entation for people inter-ested in becoming Master Gardener volunteers from 10 a.m. to noon at the Suwannee County Extension Office, 1302 11th Street SW in Live Oak. The class will cover topics such as vegetable gardening, pruning, propa-gation, irrigation and water resources, fertilization and irrigation practices, plant identification, pests and pesticides, and compost-ing. Training classes will be on Wednesdays from July 31 through Nov. 13. The training is for indi-viduals who can donate at least 75 hours of their time in the first year after grad-uation to help Extension agents improve landscape and gardening practices in North Florida. For addi-tional information on how to participate, contact Carolyn Saft or Pamela Burke at the Suwannee County Extension Office at (386) 362-2771 or meetingThe Lake City Aglow Lighthouse will meet at 7 p.m. at Christ Community Church, 159 Spencer Court. The president of the Northeast Florida Aglow Region, Joyce Hlad of Palatka, will be the speaker. Orlando will be hosting the Aglow International Global Conference on Sept. 26-29 with people attending from all over the world. Go to Aglow International for more information or call us. Any pastor ordained in the state and his wife will be given free registration. For more information, call (386) 935-4018 or (386) 752-1971.


bringing rain and wind. But unlike those storms, Debby flooded the area in basi-cally two days and became what Suwannee River Water Management District deemed a 500-year event. Debby’s deluge made June 2012 the wettest June since 1932, said SRWMD. By July, nearly a week after Debby dispersed, an estimated 400 homes were found to have damage due to severe flood-ing and many people were still trapped by flood waters. By June 28, officials had rescued 53 peo-ple stranded in cars and homes across the county. Elaine Merricks, who lives outside the city, had three feet of water in her living room. “My property is on high ground,” she said. “But the way my patio is built, water burst through my patio, seeped through the walls and flooded my living room.” One night during the storm, Merricks dozed off on her sofa. When she woke up, the floor was wet. Even with the con-tinuous rain, she suspected the water must have been coming from her air conditioning. And then, she had two feet of water in her home. “I couldn’t do anything but try and stop that water,” Merricks said. “The way my house is made, it collects the water.” Because of the chaos surrounding the storm, recovery teams couldn’t get to her house to drain the water before Merricks left for her daughter’s wedding in Atlanta. By the time she returned, the house had mil-dew. She had to rip up the carpet and padding. “It was really devastating,” Merricks said. “But when I see what other people went through — some people lost their homes, some lost their cars — I feel blessed.” To place sandbags to try to stop the flooding, she had to wade across her patio. The water, she estimates, was five feet deep. “Rain was consistently coming,” she said. “Even getting the sandbags, it was raining. I’ll never forget that.” But now, Merricks said, she has flood insurance. Even if there weren’t storms com-ing this way, she decided after Debby she would prepare in case another flood comes. A year has gone by, and she’s just now getting to the end of a floor replacement project. “I can’t believe the whole year I haven’t had any flooring,” she said. “But if you think about it, there are still people out there who don’t have anywhere to go because of that storm.” On Tuesday, July 3, 2012, President Barack Obama declared Columbia County a major disaster area. By Monday, July 9, the Federal Emergency Management Agency had opened a recovery office in Columbia County. A handful of locals already were waiting in line. According to the FEMA Recovery Program summary, there were 1,789 registrations filed by Columbia County resi-dents, compared to 510 regis-trations from both 2004 hurri-canes. FEMA paid $3,621,773 to Columbia County in household assistance. Hilliary Arnold, of Lake City, was in the process of remodeling her home when the storm hit. FEMA denied assistance to her because she had not been living in the house, but the rainwaters damaged much of the floor in her home. United Way of Suwannee Valley reached out to her and basically rebuilt her house. “It’s been a blessing,” she said. “When all that rain started hitting, it was standing in our yard. It’s the feeling of hopeless-ness. You just can’t do anything about it.” Like Merricks, Arnold now has flood insurance. “We’ve been through storms, but nothing that bad,” she said. “It was only rain — continuous rain.” The county is still in the process of filing for reimbursements for road repairs, an ongoing process since Debby ended. Because of the storm, the county emergency operations center plans to change the way it handles damage reports. In the future, the county will be imple-menting computer-based dam-age assessment software. They will also require a master list of all flooded roads to be updated in real time for EOC personnel during disasters. Lake City officials have redone some drainage systems to prepare for any future bad weather. “You can fix some place, and the next time the storm hits, it floods somewhere else,” said Gene Bullard, city human resources and risk manage-ment director. “But I think we’re ready.” While Columbia County knew Debby was on its way, no one could have predicted the amount of rain the storm was going to bring, said County Commissioner Ron Williams. Williams’ experience started at 1 a.m. during the early stages of the flood. One of his con-stituents called him to say her house was flooded. By the time Williams reached her house, crossing over flooded roads and eventually wading thigh-deep to her front door, he said he told her she had to leave her home because it wasn’t an average storm. In fact, as he flew over his flooded district in a helicopter after the storm passed, Williams said, the sight reminded him of watching the History Channel and seeing the images of Africa during monsoon season. “I have never seen anything like that,” he said. “There was no place for the water to go, except over the land. ... But it was one of those incidents where neighbors helped neighbors. It brought out the good side of folks.” 6A 6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013 Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 DEBBY: People still in disbelief that so much rain fell in so little time Continued From Page 1A ED SEIFERT/ Columbia County Sheriff’s OfficeNear tragedy was averted when these men rescued a y oung girl who was swept away by raging floodwaters brought by Tropical Storm Debby on June 26, 2012. The girl clung to a tree until rescuers arriv ed. Nicole Roth sits in a boat in front of the home that she and her family were renting, while water crept into the garage and the home was on the verge of being flooded. FILE PHOTOSPeople stand on Old River Road where rushing waters s wept away chunks of pavement. Kayaks were commons sights on area roadways, where the y were used to rescue people from stranded vehicles like this one on County Road 240 — or to just get around.This house was one of many that w ere submerged to the roof line by the overwhelming flood


From staff reportsParticipants in the 2013 Florida/Georgia Tobacco Tour from throughout the Southeast were recently welcomed to the Roosevelt and Travis Dicks farm in Lake City. The tour was led by Dr. Jay Michael Moore, Cooperative Extension agronomist from University of Georgia. After stops in Georgia, the group looked at crops and research plots in Hamilton, Suwannee, and Columbia counties. UF/IFAS Columbia County agronomy exten-sion agent Mace Bauer welcomed the group to Columbia County. Travis Dicks is the last remain-ing tobacco grower in Columbia, a county with a rich history in the tobacco industry. Changes in the industry, and production challeng-es have resulted in only a handful of farmers left in North Florida growing tobacco commercially. An important reason for the tour stop was to see the test plots where 13 variet-ies were being grown in a production setting. Moore said, “Roosevelt and Travis always do an excellent job not only grow-ing tobacco but they take care to handle the variety trial carefully, gathering accurate yield and quality information that is used throughout the industry.” Bauer goes to the farm frequently to look around and add an extra set of eyes to look for problems. “Travis is very appreciative when I come out and look around, searching for potential problems such as insects or disease,” Bauer said. The crop looks very good at this time, as it did last year during the tour. However, it looked great last year until Tropical Storm Debby came through in late June, virtu-ally destroying the crop. Dicks said, “The crop looks very good at this time. Except for the freeze on March 27-28, we have had a good season. It was dry when we needed to be in the field working, and wet when we needed the rain. Last year we had an excel-lent crop until we lost it in the storm. You just never know what you have until you get it in the barn.”7A Attention: Open to the Public Special Meeting on (Minimum Flows and Levels) presented by Our Santa Fe River Inc. Wednesday June 26 Doors open 6pm • Open forum Ft. White Community Center 17579 SW SR 47 • Ft. White Guest Speaker Dr. Ann Shortelle Director of the Suwannee River Water Management District1-386-243-0322 • WILSON’S OUTFITTERS1291 SE Baya Dr, Lake City • (386) =DIhjbbZgheZX^VahNew DesignsPool & River Floats Tumblers & Water Bottles New Shipment Mens & Women Sandals Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013 7A COURTESYGifts for veteransMembers of the Col. Edmund N. Atkinson Camp No. 680, Sons of Confederate Veterans, from Valdosta, Ga., and Georgia Division SCV-Mechanized Cavalry donated whee lchair bags and lap blankets to the Veterans Administratio n Hospital Home in Lake City. Pictured are (from left) SCV members Tommy Strom and David Guest, VA representative Beverly Polk and SCV member Robert Ballard.COURTESY COLUMBIA COUNTY EXTENSIONColumbia County farmer Travis Dicks discusses the t obacco crop on his farm during the 2013 Florida/Georgia Tobacco Tour. Changes in the indust ry and production challenges have resulted in only a handful of farmers left in North Flori da growing tobacco commercially.From staff reports Lake City’s Southern Rhythm Cloggers, under the direction of Dalita Diaz de Arce, took home nine first-place awards and three second-place awards while competing in Charleston, S.C. on June 15. The team competed with 24 dancers, including Diaz de Arce, in eight differ-ent dance categories. The team earned five Grand Champion awards, and the Southern Rhythm all-star and elite teams both won “Team of the Day” awards for having the highest scores in their age divi-sion. The Southern Rhythm elite team won the Overall Grand Champion award for having the highest score of the day across all dance and age categories. Several dancers also took home awards for their individually choreo-graphed and freestyle solos. The Charleston competition was a regional qualifi-er for the clogging national championships, which will be in Nashville, Tenn., on Labor Day weekend. The team would like to thank their sponsors and the citizens of Lake City who recently supported their Walmart fundraiser. Your support makes it possible for the girls to represent Lake City with pride. COURTESYMembers of Lake City’s own Southern Rhythm Cloggers dan ce team pose with the trophies they won at a regional clo gging competition June 15 in Charleston, S.C. From staff reportsNineteen Suwannee River Basin agriculturists will be recognized for their excep-tional natural resource stewardship with a County Alliance for Responsible Environmental Stewardship (CARES) award during a dinner on Thursday. The event will be held at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center-Suwannee Valley in Live Oak, beginning at 6 p.m. More than 800 guests are expected to attend to honor their peers. The 13th annual CARES event will honor farmers and ranchers from seven area counties who have implemented best man-agement practices to conserve and protect natural resources on their proper-ties. Carl Allison of Allison Farms is this year’s Columbia County honoree. Farm owners who have met verifiable standards of excellence in resource man-agement receive a CARES designation and an identify-ing CARES sign to post on their property recognizing them for their commitment in taking the lead as envi-ronmental stewards. “We are proud of our farmers and ranchers,” said John Hoblick, president of the Florida Farm Bureau. “This award demonstrates their passion to produce safe, abundant food while being excellent stewards of our land and water.”Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterTOP: Ashley Cox, 8, won the age 7-9 age group in the Lake City Reporter’s Draw Your Dad Contest. She is seen here with her mother, Kim Cox (left) and Reporter ad director Theresa Westberry, who holds Ashley’s drawing. MIDDLE: Gracelynn Davis, 10, holds her winning entry in the age 1012 age croup as she poses with Westberry. BOTTOM: Ava Christie, 5, is held by her father Michael Christie as the y show her winning entry in the 3-6 age group, while Wes tberry looks on. Each of the girls received a Mochi’s Frozen Y ogurt gift card. Local cloggers excel in competition County’s last tobacco farm toured Father’s Day drawing contest winners Area farmers to receive CARES program awards


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By TONY BRITT Craig R. White and Cletus Gaskins, a local angling team, took fourthplace honors in the Wolfson VIP Tournament. The Wolfson Bass Tournament, held annu ally to raise money for the Wolfsons Children Hospital, was May 18. The corresponding VIP Tournament took place May 17, the day before the main Wolfson fishing tour nament. The Wolfson Lad and Lasses tournament was May 16. This years winning weight in the Lad and Lasses event was more than 26 pounds. This years VIP tourna ment field consisted of approximately 90 boats. White of Lake City and Gaskins of Sanderson came in fourth place with a 14.8-pound stringer of fish. The first place team had a stringer of more than 26 pounds. White said he and Gaskins were putting the boat on the trailer when they were called to the stage as the fourth-place winners, and neither he nor Gaskins were aware they had finished so high in the competition. We werent really at the weigh-in, we were putting the boat on the trailer and one of my friends called me and asked me if I wanted my check, White said. We didnt think we had won anything because By BRANDON FINLEY Golfers in Lake City had a chance to see up close and personal current and former NFL players as C.J. Spiller hosted the first annu al C.J. Spiller Foundation Golf Tournament at The Country Club at Lake City on Saturday. The tournament is a badge of honor for Spiller, as a way to give back to the Lake Butler community that he feels had given so much to him during his time grow ing up before becoming one of the nations top recruits at Union County High. Daunte Culpepper and Lito Sheppard played in the event, as did co-sponsor Gerard Warren. Spiller went on to become a star in college at Clemson before being drafted by the Buffalo Bills where he currently plays. Its the first annual tournament and it relays back to the football camp we do, which is currently in its third year, Spiller said. Were trying to raise money for at-risk kids and childhood cancer. Spiller feels it is impor tant for those in his position to help those that havent been as fortunate. I think its important for us to give back, especially From staff reports Lake Citys 15U All-Stars will play for the Babe Ruth District 6 Tournament at 9 a.m. today in Madison. Lake City 15U opened with a 17-7 win over Jefferson on Friday and beat Lafayette, 6-5, in a bot tom-of-the-seventh rally on Saturday. Lake Citys 9U All-Stars also will be playing in a dis trict championship game at 11:30 a.m. today. Lake City beat Wakulla, 11-0, on Friday and nipped Suwannee on Saturday, 4-3. Opponents for both Lake City 15U and 9U were working their way through the elimination bracket on Saturday. The Lake City teams would have to lose twice in the doubleelimination format. Lake Citys 12U All-Stars went 2-2 in the tournament. After dropping into the elimination bracket with a forfeit loss to Wakulla, Lake City 12U stayed alive with wins over Union and Hamilton before being knocked out by Gilchrist. Lake Citys 10U All-Stars opened with a 24-1 win over Wakulla on Thursday, but lost to Madison on Friday, 15-9. Lake City 10U beat Gilchrist, 3-1, on Friday but was eliminated in a 2-1 loss to Lafayette on Saturday. Fort Whites 10U AllStars went 1-2 beating Wakulla 9-1, sandwiched between losses to Madison (17-0) and Lafayette (13-9). Lake City Reporter SPORTS Sunday, June 23, 2013 Section B Story ideas? Contact Tim Kirby Sports Editor 754-0421 1BSPORTS MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES ** : Savings up to 30% FREE $800 $ 1 000 AND MUCH MORE! ELITE STATUS! 1 Good Sam Roadside Assistance ^ 2 Good Sam TravelAssist 3 0 1 GOOD SAM RV PACKAGE! $ 2 000 VALUE! ENTER TO WIN $ 1,000 GIFT CARD FREE GRILL WITH RV PURCHASE ^^ 530 SW FLORIDA GATE W AY DR. LAKE CITY, FL 877.305.2924 | C ampingWorldOf L ake C RV S ALE S HOUR S : Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 9-5, Sunday 12-5 JUNE 19TH THRU 30TH! GIANT CLEARANCE A MERICAS #1 RV DEALER! Based on Statistical Surveys 2012. FISH continued on 3B Bass stringer of 14.8 pounds produces check. Championship games for Babe Ruth in Madison. CHARITY continued on 3B Event added for at-risk kids and childhood cancer. COURTESY Clayton Steinruck of the Lake City 12U All-Stars is safe on a play at the plate during the Babe Ruth District 6 Tournament in Madison. District finals for Lake Citys 15U, 9U All-Stars TIM KIRBY /Lake City Reporter The featured foursome in the C.J. Spiller Foundation Golf Tournament at The Country Club at Lake City included Patrick Maxwell (from left), C.J.Spiller, George Green and Kevin Lingis. Splitter, Warren support charity golf tournament TONY BRITT /Lake City Reporter Craig R. White and Cletus Gaskins stand next to Whites boat following a recent fishing tournament. The local anglers took fourth-place honors in the Wolfson VIP and Friends Fishing tournament in a field of 90 teams. They caught their fish in Rodman Reservoir using plastic worms. The team was sponsored by Waynes Marine of Lake City. Local anglers take 4th place in Wolfson VIP


I n addition to the Florida Dairy Farmers High School Sports Awards, the Gatorade Company in collaboration with USA Today High School Sports chooses players of the year in Florida. Derrick Henry swept both the Gatorade and Florida Dairy Farmers awards for football. It is worth reviewing his senior year and high school career at Yulee High. Last season, the Alabama signee rushed for 4,261 yards on 462 carries (9.4 yards per carry) and scored 55 touchdowns. His 12,212 career yards broke a 59-year-old national record. He set a state record by rushing for 502 yards in a single game. Columbia’s Laremy Tunsil was the Florida Dairy Farmers Class 6A Player of the Year. Gatorade players follow.Cross country runners of the year were Bridget Blake of Dr. Phillips and Thomas Howell of Niceville. Blake, who has committed to Florida State, won her third consecutive Class 4A state title with a time of 17:53. Howell was Class 3A state champion in 15:19.6. Lindsey Owens of Bishop Moore was Volleyball Player of the Year. Bishop Moore was Class 4A state champion with a record of 32-0. Owens had 37 kills and 20 digs in a 3-2 semifinal win. Basketball players of the year were Ieshia Small of Florida High and Joel Berry of Lake Highland. A McDonald’s High School All-American, Small averaged 23.4 points per game with 8.3 rebounds, 5.2 steals, and five assists. Berry, who has verbally committed to North Carolina, led Lake Highland to the Class 4A state championship, averaging 25.3 points and 6.7 rebounds. Soccer players of the year were Jessie Scarpa of George Jenkins and Thales Moreno of Montverde Academy. Also with a verbal commitment to the Tar Heels, Scarpa led George Jenkins to the Class 4A state championship game with 48 goals and 27 assists. A Clemson signee, Moreno scored 18 goals and had 10 assists in leading Montverde to a 25-0-1 record. Softball Player of the Year was Sydney Wright of Bishop Snyder. Wright was 27-5 with a 0.51 ERA and 288 strikeouts, leading Bishop Snyder to the Class 3A championship game. She hit .443 with 10 home runs and 46 RBIs and has signed with Arkansas. Baseball Player of the Year was Nicholas Gordon of Olympia, who has committed to FSU. Gordon hit .505 with 30 RBIs. He was 5-1 with five saves and a .078 ERA with 44 strikeouts in 35 23 innings. Track athletes of the year were Kali Davis-White of Boyd Anderson and Trayvon Bromell of Gibbs. Davis-White won the Class 4A 100 meters in 11.70 and the 200 meters in a state record 23.05. She has signed with Florida State. Bromell, a Baylor signee, won the Class 3A 100 meters and anchored the 4x100 relay team to a state championship. SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today ATHLETICS 4 p.m. NBC — Track & Field, U.S. Outdoor Championships, at Des Moines, Iowa AUTO RACING 6 a.m. SPEED — 24 Hours of Le Mans, end of race, at Le Mans, France 2:30 p.m. ABC — IRL, Iowa Corn Indy250, at Newton, Iowa 3 p.m. TNT — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Toyota/ Save Mart 350, at Sonoma, Calif. 7 p.m. ESPN2 — NHRA, New England Nationals, at Epping, N.H. (same-day tape) EXTREME SPORTS 2 p.m. NBC — Dew Tour, at Ocean City, Md. GOLF 8:30 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, BMW International Open, final round, at Munich (same-day tape) 1 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour, Travelers Championship, final round, at Cromwell, Conn. 3 p.m. CBS — PGA Tour, Travelers Championship, final round, at Cromwell, Conn. TGC — Champions Tour, Encompass Championship, final round, at Glenview, Ill. 5 p.m. TGC — LPGA, NW Arkansas Championship, final round, at Rogers, Ark. 7:30 p.m. TGC — PGA of America, PGA Professional National Championship, first round, at Corvallis, Ore. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 2 p.m. TBS — Tampa Bay at N.Y. YankeesWGN — Chicago White Sox at Kansas City 8 p.m. ESPN — Texas at St. Louis SOCCER 2:30 p.m. ESPN — Confederations Cup, Group B, Nigeria vs. Spain, at Fortaleza, Brazil ESPN2 — Confederations Cup, Group B, Uruguay vs. Tahiti, at Recife, Brazil 5 p.m. ESPN — MLS, New York at Philadelphia 7 p.m. NBCSN — MLS, Colorado at Portland ——— Monday COLLEGE BASEBALL 8 p.m. ESPN — World Series, finals, game 1, Mississippi State vs. UCLA, at Omaha, Neb. GOLF 3:30 p.m. TGC — PGA of America, Professional National Championship, second round, at Corvallis, Ore. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 10 p.m. ESPN2 — San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers NHL HOCKEY 8 p.m. NBC — Playoffs, finals, game 6, Chicago at Boston SOCCER 10:45 a.m. ESPN2 — FIFA, U-20 World Cup, group phase, France vs. United States, at Istanbul TENNIS 7 a.m. ESPN — The Wimbledon Championships, early round, at LondonBASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB Boston 45 31 .592 — Baltimore 42 32 .568 2New York 40 33 .548 3 Tampa Bay 38 36 .514 6 Toronto 36 36 .500 7 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 40 32 .556 — Cleveland 37 35 .514 3Kansas City 34 37 .479 5 Minnesota 33 37 .471 6 Chicago 30 41 .423 9 West Division W L Pct GB Oakland 44 32 .579 — Texas 42 32 .568 1 Los Angeles 33 41 .446 10 Seattle 32 43 .427 11 Houston 28 47 .373 15 Today’s Games Minnesota (Pelfrey 3-6) at Cleveland (Carrasco 0-2), 1:05 p.m. Baltimore (Britton 1-1) at Toronto (Jo. Johnson 0-2), 1:07 p.m. Boston (Doubront 4-3) at Detroit (Verlander 8-5), 1:08 p.m. Tampa Bay (Archer 1-3) at N.Y. Yankees (Nova 2-1), 2:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Axelrod 3-4) at Kansas City (Shields 2-6), 2:10 p.m. Houston (Lyles 4-1) at Chicago Cubs (Samardzija 4-7), 2:20 p.m. Pittsburgh (Morton 1-1) at L.A. Angels (Blanton 1-10), 3:35 p.m. Oakland (J.Parker 6-6) at Seattle (Bonderman 1-1), 4:10 p.m. Texas (Tepesch 3-6) at St. Louis (Wainwright 10-4), 8:05 p.m. Monday’s Games Cleveland (U.Jimenez 5-4) at Baltimore (Tillman 8-2), 7:05 p.m. Toronto (Rogers 3-2) at Tampa Bay (Hellickson 5-3), 7:10 p.m.NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Atlanta 43 32 .573 — Washington 37 36 .507 5Philadelphia 35 39 .473 7 New York 29 41 .414 11 Miami 24 49 .329 18 Central Division W L Pct GB St. Louis 47 27 .635 — Pittsburgh 44 30 .595 3 Cincinnati 44 31 .587 3 Chicago 30 42 .417 16Milwaukee 30 42 .417 16 West Division W L Pct GB Arizona 40 33 .548 — San Diego 38 36 .514 2 San Francisco 37 36 .507 3 Colorado 37 38 .493 4 Los Angeles 30 42 .417 9 Today’s Games Colorado (J.De La Rosa 7-4) at Washington (Detwiler 2-5), 1:35 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Harvey 6-1) at Philadelphia (Lannan 0-1), 1:35 p.m. Atlanta (Maholm 7-6) at Milwaukee (Figaro 1-1), 2:10 p.m. Houston (Lyles 4-1) at Chicago Cubs (Samardzija 4-7), 2:20 p.m. Pittsburgh (Morton 1-1) at L.A. Angels (Blanton 1-10), 3:35 p.m. Miami (Eovaldi 0-0) at San Francisco (M.Cain 5-3), 4:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Latos 6-1) at Arizona (Delgado 0-0), 4:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Undecided) at San Diego (Cashner 5-3), 4:10 p.m. Texas (Tepesch 3-6) at St. Louis (Wainwright 10-4), 8:05 p.m. Monday’s Games Philadelphia (Lee 9-2) at San Diego (Stults 6-5), 10:10 p.m. San Francisco (Bumgarner 7-4) at L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 6-3), 10:10 p.m.College World Series Thursday North Carolina 7, N.C. State 0, N.C. State eliminated Friday Mississippi State 4, Oregon State 1, OSU eliminated UCLA 4, North Carolina 1, NC eliminated ——— Championship Series (Best-of-3) Monday Mississippi State (51-18) vs. UCLA (47-17), 8 p.m. Tuesday Mississippi State vs. UCLA, 8 p.m.BASKETBALLWNBA schedule Friday’s Games Seattle 91, San Antonio 86Phoenix 90, Washington 82Los Angeles 87, Minnesota 59 Today’s Games Atlanta at Connecticut, 3 p.m.San Antonio at New York, 3 p.m.Tulsa at Minnesota, 7 p.m.Washington at Los Angeles, 8:30 p.m.AUTO RACINGRace week SPRINT CUP TOYOTA/SAVE MART 350 Site: Sonoma, Calif.Schedule: Today, race, 3 p.m. (TNT, 2-6:30 p.m.). Track: Sonoma Raceway (road course, 1.99 miles). Race distance: 218.9 miles, 110 laps. IZOD INDYCAR IOWA CORN INDY 250 Site: Newton, Iowa.Schedule: Today, race, 3:05 p.m. (ABC, 2:30-5 p.m.). Track: Iowa Speedway (oval, 0.875 miles). Race distance: 218.75 miles, 250 laps. NHRA NEW ENGLAND NATIONALS Site: Epping, N.H.Schedule: Today, final eliminations, (ESPN2, 7-10 p.m.). Track: New England Dragway and Motorsports Park.Save Mart 300 qualifying At Sonoma RacewaySonoma, Calif. Saturday qualifying; race today (Car number in parentheses) 1. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 94.986 mph. 2. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 94.924.3. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 94.779.4. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 94.772.5. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 94.737.6. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 94.623.7. (78) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 94.574.8. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 94.527.9. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 94.346.10. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 94.334. 11. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 94.251. 12. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 94.215. 13. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 94.215. 14. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 94.016. 15. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 93.768. 16. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 93.691. 17. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 93.69.18. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 93.684.19. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 93.683. 20. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 93.668. 21. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, 93.58.22. (51) Jacques Villeneuve, Chevrolet, 93.554. 23. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 93.535.24. (32) Boris Said, Ford, 93.474.25. (33) Ron Fellows, Chevrolet, 93.464. 26. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 93.42. 27. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 93.301. 28. (30) David Stremme, Toyota, 93.258. 29. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 93.246.30. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 93.187. 31. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 93.133. 32. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 93.038.33. (93) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 92.835.34. (55) Jason Bowles, Toyota, 92.769.35. (35) Josh Wise, Ford, 92.75.36. (7) Justin Marks, Chevrolet, 92.606. 37. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, owner points. 38. (83) David Reutimann, Toyota, owner points. 39. (19) Alex Kennedy, Toyota, owner points. 40. (52) Paulie Harraka, Ford, owner points. 41. (87) Tomy Drissi, Toyota, owner points. 42. (36) Victor Gonzalez Jr., Chevrolet, owner points. 43. (37) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, 89.39.TENNISWimbledon seeds Monday-July 7 (Ranking in parentheses) Women 1. Serena Williams, United States (1)2. Victoria Azarenka, Belarus (2)3. Maria Sharapova, Russia (3)4. Agnieszka Radwanska, Poland (4)5. Sara Errani, Italy (5)6. Li Na, China (6)7. Angelique Kerber, Germany (7)8. Petra Kvitova, Czech Republic (8)9. Caroline Wozniacki, Denmark (9)10. Maria Kirilenko, Russia (10)11. Roberta Vinci, Italy (11)12. Ana Ivanovic, Serbia (12)13. Nadia Petrova, Russia (13)14. Sam Stosur, Australia (14)15. Marion Bartoli, France (15)16. Jelena Jankovic, Serbia (16)17. Sloane Stephens, United States (17)18. Dominika Cibulkova, Slovakia (18)19. Carla Suarez Navarro, Spain (19)20. Kirsten Flipkens, Belgium (20)21. A’tasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russia (21)22. Sorana Cirstea, Romania (22)23. Sabine Lisicki, Germany (23)24. Peng Shuai, China (24)25. Ekaterina Makarova, Russia (25)26. Varvara Lepchenko, USA (27)27. L’ie Safarova, Czech Republic (28)28. Tamira Paszek, Austria (29)29. Alize Cornet, France (30)30. Mona Barthel, Germany (31)31. Romina Oprandi, Switzerland (32)32. K. Zakopalova, Czech Republic (33)HOCKEYStanley Cup Monday Chicago at Boston, 8 p.m.BOWLINGLeague results Lake City Bowl league play: LADIES’ NIGHT OUT High team game: 1. Knock Em Down 619; 2. A La Mode 610; 3. The Gingers 599. High team series: 1. A La Mode 1,721; 2. Knock Em Down 1,690; 3. Evi Divas 1,677. High scratch game: 1. Maggie Battle 188; 2. Diane Madsen 182; 3. Dorothee Call 165. High scratch series: 1. Maggie Battle 503; 2. Dorothee Call 473; 3. Chris Travis 421. High handicap game: 1. Diane Madsen 227; 2. Staci Hartsuff 218; 3. Maggie Battle 215. High handicap series: 1. Julie Bell 605; 2. Vendaresa Proveaux 599; 3. Dorothee Call 596.(Results from June 18) 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-04212BSPORTS CHEAP SEATS Tim KirbyPhone: (386) Q Tim Kirby is sports editor of the Lake City Reporter COURTESYA-1 Bail Bonds won first place in the Lake City/Columbia County Babe Ruth 6U League for 2013. The team was 12-0 during the season, the first und efeated champion in the coach pitch league. Team members are (front row, from left) Chris Devita, Malon Hauge, Aulden Jenkins, Wyatt Holton, Adyn Petit, Collin Tuell and Kane Albritton. Second row (from left) are Jake Trawick, Zander Burkett, Conner Shield s, Jordan Johnson, Addison Williams, Elyjah Jones and Mason Hauge. Back row coaches (from left) are Dave Albritton, Gram Petit and manager Butch Hauge. Gatorade players of the year


when we’re on this plat-form,” Spiller said. “Giving back is something very dear to me and my family. It’s something that I was able to learn early on.” Spiller’s connection with former Florida Gator Warren goes back to their days with Union County. “I was his water boy in high school and then he kind of followed me,” Spiller said. “He helped out when I was making my college choices and gave me a lot of inside informa-tion. He did the same thing when I came out of college and taught me some of the things to expect.” “We want a few more (NFL players), but with this being the first year, there were some teammates that had other things going on,” Spiller said. “We want more as it continues to grow.” Spiller said he’s familiar with The Country Club at Lake City as well as Columbia County and that’s part of the reason he chose to have the tournament here. “It’s a good golf course that I have played once,” Spiller said. “In Lake Butler, we don’t have a golf course. This offered an easy commute.” Spiller said he just wrapped up another char-ity camp at Clemson before heading home to Lake Butler and should be in the area for the next couple of weeks. “Right now, I’m just trying to relax and spend some time with family and friends that I don’t get to see as much during the regular season,” Spiller said. “Besides that I’m just working out and get-ting ready for the regular season.” FISHING Fernandina Beach Fishing Rodeo The 2013 Fernandina Beach Fishing Rodeo is Aug. 3 at the Fernandina Harbor Marina. Participants can fish both the Kingfish Division and In/Off Shore Division, and there is a Kayak Division. Early entry deadline is July 19 and the fees are $350 for Kingfish Division, $100 for In/Off Shore Division and $60 for Kayak Division. Make entry checks payable to Nassau Sport Fishing Association, P.O. Box 16417, Fernandina Beach, FL 32035. For details, visit www. FORT WHITE FOOTBALL Partnership for vacation drawing The Fort White Quarterback Club is partnering with Glass Slipper Bridal, Life South Blood Bank and Players Club Seafood Bar & Grill to offer a drawing for a seven-night Hawaiian vacation. A donation of $10 to the Quarterback Club for the purchase of hydration equipment will buy an entry, as will donating blood at a Life South event location. Drawing is July 5. For details, call 365-9302. GIRLS SOFTBALL Registration for fall season open Girls Softball Association of Columbia County’s registration for the fall season is under way. Sign-up is at Brian’s Sports on U.S. Highway 90 west. A copy of the player’s 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. POP WARNER FOOTBALL Fall registration is under way Lake City Pop Warner Football registration for returning players continues through July 25, and new player registration through July 15. Four leagues are offered for ages 5-11. Cost of $80 includes helmet, shoulder pads and accessories. Registration is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays at Richardson Community Center. For details, call Mike Ferrell at 209-1662. SWIMMING Summer hours for Aquatic Complex Columbia Aquatic Complex summer hours are 1-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1-7 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $4 for ages 17-and-younger and $5 for adults. Water aerobics are noon and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday at a cost of $4. Lap swimming is available and cost $4. Monthly memberships are offered, and members can stay until 7 p.m. on weekdays. For details, call the pool at 755-8195.Swim lessons session July 8-19 The Columbia Aquatic Complex is offering three more sessions of swimming lessons this summer. The next session is July 8-19. Registration at the pool is 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 27-July 5. For details, call the pool at 755-8195. JUNIOR GOLF Carl Ste-Marie offers clinics The second Carl Ste-Marie Junior Golf Clinic is 8-11 a.m. Monday through Friday at The Country Club at Lake City. Cost is $65 for members of the club and $80 for non-members. Register at The Country Club at Lake City. For details, call Carl Ste-Marie at 752-2266.Q From staff reports Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421 LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013 3B3BSPORTS FISH: Fished Wolfson VIP since ’96 Continued From Page 1B BRIEFS CHARITY: Played at Union County Continued From Page 1Bit took 26 pounds to win on Thursday and we didn’t think 14 pounds would win on Friday, but when they told us we rushed on down there to the stage to get our money.” White and Gaskins were sponsored by Wayne’s Marine, and Gaskins said he was proud of the fourth-place finish. “It was great to come in fourth place at the VIP tournament. We had a blast out there,” Gaskins said. “We had a lot of competi-tion, but we had to step up to the plate and perform.” Gaskins said the fourthplace finish in the VIP is the best finish he and White have had in the VIP derby and he’s fished it twice with White. Gaskins said he considers coming in fourth place out of a field of 90 angling teams an honor. “It was great to come in that high in the field. I had a blast and it was wonder-ful,” he said. White also said he was proud to finish so high in such a competitive field of anglers. “I feel real grateful for the fourth-place finish because we fished hard and it took us a while to catch fish to win in the VIP,” said White, who lives in the Deep Creek commu-nity. “I’ve been fishing the Wolfson VIP tournament since 1996 and under the Wayne’s Marine sponsor-ship for about three years. It feels wonderful to finish fourth after all those years of competing. It’s a bless-ing from the Lord up above that we could make it into the top four teams out of all the rest of the teams that were participating.” White said he and Gaskins plan to compete in next year’s Wolfson’s VIP tournament and they hope to finish higher in the standings than this year. ASSOCIATED PRESSLebron James of the champion Miami Heat was named MVP of the NBA Finals. Heat making historyBy TIM REYNOLDSAssociated PressMIAMI — Dwyane Wade was walking down the hall-way toward the Miami Heat locker room in the wee hours of Friday morning, still in uniform and fuss-ing with the new champion-ship hat atop his head as his team and their families were in the midst of party-ing the night away. He stopped briefly and assessed the celebration. “We’re getting pretty good at these,” Wade said. That’s understandable, the Heat are getting plen-ty of practice at throwing themselves end-of-season parties. Four trips to the NBA Finals since 2006, three championships in that span and with the last two titles coming consecutively, it’s making the decisions that the Heat and LeBron James made three summers ago look pretty smart. The Heat became the sixth franchise in league history to win consecutive championships. It’s their third title overall; only four clubs have more. And for James, it capped two sea-sons where he won all he could — two regular-season MVPs, two titles, two Finals MVPs, even an Olympic gold medal. “It feels great. This team is amazing. And the vision that I had when I decided to come here is all coming true,” James said. “Through adversity, through every-thing we’ve been through, we’ve been able to perse-vere and to win back to back championships. It’s an unbelievable feeling. I’m happy to be part of such a first-class organization.” James said winning his first title was the toughest thing he’s ever done. It’s now the secondtoughest. Defending the crown, he said, was even more arduous. He was exhausted when it was over — and still scored 37 points in the finale, more than he posted in any other postsea-son game this season. The Spurs were 21 seconds away from ending the series in six games before James and the Heat engi-neered a huge rally. Without that comeback, a championship-or-bust sea-son would have gone bust. Instead, legacies were enhanced. If James keeps getting better, Miami’s place in his-tory will probably only rise. At 6-foot-8 and 250 pounds, James has a com-bination of size, speed and strength that seems unmatched in the NBA world. After Miami lost the 2011 finals to Dallas, James decided to improve his post play by working with Hakeem Olajuwon. Last season, his focus was on enhancing his mid-range jumper, something he con-tinued working on through-out the season with Ray Allen. So with about a half-minute left and the Heat up by two points, it was that mid-range jumper that sealed Miami’s title. “I want to be, if not the greatest, one of the great-est to ever play this game,” James said. “And I will con-tinue to work for that, and continue to put on this uni-form and be the best I can be every night.” James has already put himself in that best-ever conversation. James has played 10 seasons now. Including play-offs, his scoring average is 27.6, third-best in league history behind only Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain. Since the league began charting plus-minus (the point dif-ferential when a player is on the court), James’ teams have outscored opponents by 3,861 points with him in regular-season and playoff games. Second-best on that list? Wade, at 2,301 points. That gap is simply huge. With an average season next year, he’ll move into the Top 25 in all-time regular-season scoring. He got more rebounds per game this season than ever before, shot the 3-pointer better than ever, making five in Game 7 of the finals.




By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comB elk is celebrat-ing its 125th anniversary with numerous sales events and activities planned through-out the year, but locally the store and its employees take just the same amount of pride in being a valued community partner. William Batte, Belk store manager at the Lake City Mall, 2533 West U.S. Highway 90, said it’s an honor for Belk to celebrate 125 years. “It’s not often that you have a company that has been around for 125 years with the reputation that Belk has,” he said. “Celebrating the 125th anniversary means it goes a long way to tell what kind of leader Belk is in the retail industry and a leader in the community.” He said Belk has been in the Lake City Mall since the mall opened in 2001, and there was a Belk loca-tion downtown for several years before the mall was built. “Belk has been a part of this community and this legacy of Lake City for a while,” he said. “We’ve got customers who have been cardholders for more than 20 years and loyal to Belk as a brand. It’s a great feel-ing to work for a company whose got such a rich heritage and community involvement as we do.” Several residents have participated in local Belk 125th anniversary celebra-tion sales and events. “It’s been fantastic,” Batte said. “We’ve had a huge amount of customer interest in a lot of the events.” The promotions have included special anniversa-ry items, exclusive to Belk for its 125th anniversary celebration from vendors such as Nautica, Columbia, Estee Lauder and Clinique. “They created products specific to our 125th anni-versary this year,” Batte said. “That was a great tell on how they feel about the partnership Belk has had with them over the course of years.” Batte said there have been lots of events taking place and others are sched-uled. At noon, July 8, employees and representatives from Belk will take part in a community service proj-ect at Niblack Elementary School. “We’ll be doing some artwork for some of the classrooms and putting together some picnic areas for staff and the school,” he said. In 2012, Batte was awarded the store man-ager of the year for Belk’s Southern Division, which covers Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. “The award is based on sales performance, credits, service and the general manager of the store,” he said. “It’s a pleasure to be here and we really appreciate all the support the Lake City community has given to Belk over the course of us being here and locally over the past several years. I’ve been with the store for a little over five years and made some great friends and community partners that we’re thankful to have.” Lake City Reporter Week of June 23-29, 2013 Section C Columbia, Inc. Your marketplace source for Lake City and Columbia County1CColumbia Inc. Belk: 125 years and counting JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterLake City resident Louise Goss looks at a blouse while shopping at the Belk Department Store in the Lake City Ma ll on Thursday. Belk is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. Department store chain celebrating throughout year.


By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology WriterNEW YORK — Facebook is adding video to its popu-lar photo-sharing app Instagram, following in the heels of Twitter’s growing video-sharing app, Vine. Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom said Thursday that users will be able to record and share 15-second clips by tapping a video icon in the app. They can also apply filters to videos to add contrast, make them black and white or different hues. “This is the same Instagram we all know and love but it moves,” he said at an event held at Facebook’s Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters. Vine, which launched in January, has 13 million users and lets people create and share 6-second video clips. Instagram has more than 130 million users, up from about 22 million when Facebook bought the com-pany more than a year ago. If users like it, Facebook’s move could propel mobile video sharing into the main-stream. Systrom said To use the video feature, Instagram users who’ve downloaded the latest ver-sion can tap on the same camera icon they use to snap photos. A new video camera icon will appear on the right side. Tap it and a screen with a red video but-ton will let you record clips of sunsets, kids running in parks or co-workers staring at their computer screens. The app will record as long as your finger is on the red button or for 15 seconds, whichever comes first. Not unlike Vine, taking your finger off the button will stop the recording, allowing you to shoot the scene from a different angle or record something else alto-gether. Once you have 15 seconds of footage, you can play it from the beginning and post it on Instagram to share with others. A feature called “cinema” adds stabilization to the videos so they don’t look like shaky amateur shots. Systrom called it “com-pletely mind-blowing.” Right now, only owners of the iPhone 4S or iPhone 5 can shoot video using this feature. Given Vine’s popularity, “it is perhaps more sur-prising that Facebook has not introduced video for Instagram sooner. There is no doubt Twitter will move quickly to up the ante on Vine and this could under-cut Facebook’s efforts with video on Instagram,” said Eden Zoller, principal consumer analyst at Ovum, a technology research firm, in an email. Forrester Research analyst Nate Elliott thinks tak-ing features from smaller rivals and offering them to a much larger set of users “has worked well for Facebook” so far. “It also keeps Facebook’s services fresh, and is one of the reasons more than a billion people still use the site every month,” he wrote in an email. When Facebook Inc. agreed to buy Instagram in April 2012, it offered $1 billion in cash and stock. But the value of the deal fell to $715 million by the time the deal closed last August. Instagram was the first — and only — company Facebook has bought and kept running as a sepa-rate application. Until its Instagram purchase, Facebook was known for smaller “acqui-hires,” a type of popular Silicon Valley deal in which a com-pany purchases a startup as a way to hire its talented workers and then shuts the acquired company down. Facebook still hasn’t said how it will be able to make money from Instagram, as it has not introduced ads on the service. But online video ads are growing, and it’s likely only a matter of time before they arrive on Facebook — and at some point, Instagram. Research firm eMarketer estimates that the U.S. digital video advertising market will grow 41 percent this year, to $4.1 billion from 2.9 billion in 2012. The mobile video ad market is much smaller, though eMarketer expects it to more than double this year to $518 million. 2C LAKE CITY REPORTER BUSINESS WEEK OF JUNE 23, 2013 2CBIZ/MOTLEY Facebook introduces video capability on Instagram app ASSOCIATED PRESSInstagram founder Kevin Systrom talks about an added vide o feature to the Instagram program at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., on Thu rsday. By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated PressWASHINGTON — The House’s broad rejection of a massive farm bill could signal a shift in the way Congress views agricul-ture policy. Farm issues once had enormous clout on Capitol Hill, but the healthy agri-culture economy and an increased interest in cut-ting spending have worked against farm-state lawmak-ers who are now trying to push a farm bill through for a third year in a row. The five-year, half-trillion dollar measure would have expanded some sub-sidies while saving about $4 billion annually overall, including a 3 percent cut in the almost $80 billion-a-year food stamp program. The vote Thursday was 234-195 against the bill, with 62 Republicans vot-ing “no,” arguing it was too expensive. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., said after the vote that the committee is assessing its options. But just before the vote, he signaled that he was not optimistic he would be able to get another bill to the floor. “I can’t guarantee you’ll see in this Congress anoth-er attempt,” he said. Lucas and other rural lawmakers argue that a farm bill is needed to avert crises stemming from bad weather or price collaps-es. They could push for an extension of the 2008 farm bill, which expires in September, or negoti-ate a new bill with the Senate and try again. Some conservatives have suggested separating the farm programs from the food stamps into separate bills. Lawmakers on the agriculture committees have for decades added food stamps to farm bills to gar-ner urban votes. But that marriage has made pas-sage harder this year. The Senate overwhelmingly passed its version of the farm bill last week, with about $2.4 billion a year in overall cuts and a $400 million annual decrease in food stamps — one-fifth of the House bill’s food stamp cuts. The White House was supportive of the Senate version but had issued a veto threat of the House bill. In addition to conservative opposition, the bill also suffered from lack of Democratic support necessary for traditional bipartisan passage. Only 24 Democrats voted in favor of the legislation after many said the food stamp cuts could remove as many as 2 million needy recipients from the rolls. The addition of the option-al state work requirements by Republican amendment just before final passage turned away many remain-ing Democratic votes. Minnesota Rep. Collin Peterson, the senior Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee, said he believes the work requirements and a vote that scuttled a proposed dairy overhaul turned too many lawmakers against the measure. “I had a bunch of people come up to me and say ‘I was with you but this is it, I’m done,’” Peterson said. Farm bill defeatsignals change in agriculture policy


By LORI HINNANT and SARAH DiLORENZOAssociated PressLE BOURGET, France — When the Concorde started flying in the 1970s, hopes were high that the traveling masses would soon streak through the air faster than the speed of sound or soar in planes that hurtled like missiles above the earth’s atmosphere. Instead, jetliners still look the same as they did five decades ago and travel times have barely budged. To consumers who have watched the world’s technologi-cal imagination shift to Silicon Valley, the airline industry seems plodding. Computers and cell-phones are obsolete almost as soon as they’re unwrapped. The aviation industry looks stuck in time by comparison. “Twenty years ago, 10 years ago even, a lot of technology and innovation came from the aerospace industry,” said Larbi Ouchelouche, who is the project manager at Speel Praha, a Czech company that makes black boxes and other flight monitoring sys-tems. “But today, the commercial is going so fast.” Restricted by huge costs, rising fuel prices and safety con-cerns, the aviation industry is unable to make the same leaps and bounds. It has instead turned its eye to less obvious advances, ones that companies say have allowed more people to fly than ever before. But even some industry insiders revealed a touch of disap-pointment at the Paris Air Show this week. “Look at all the aircraft ... they’re exactly the same (as they used to be), they’re just using different material,” said Gerrard McCluskey, the vice president of engineering at AERO Vodochody, a Czech aerospace manufacturer. One of the most talked about innovations at the show in Le Bourget this week was the use of composite materials — including carbon fibers and plastics; Airbus’ newest jet, the A350, relies heav-ily on composites. But to the naked eye, it looks just like all the other Airbuses on display. Many plane manufacturers let the military lead the way because the armed forces have the money to play with new technologies, test them extensively and then figure out how to build them efficiently. “We let the military test it, prove it,” McCluskey said. “I think what we have to under-stand is that aircraft are vehicles, they have to be safe and have to follow certifications.” But he predicted that within the next 10 years, planes won’t con-tain a fuselage — where the cabin and cockpit are now. They’ll just be one flying wing. Like a fighter jet. Or the gone, but-not-forgotten Concorde, which cut the flight time from London to New York to 3 hours and 20 minutes from nearly eight hours. So what happened to the Concorde? The same thing that happened to the industry at large: the economy. The Concorde was heavily subsidized by the French and British governments and as the industry declined in the late 1990s and early 2000s, it became clear it was no longer viable. While the experience of air travel has changed little, its global popularity has grown almost exponentially in the past two decades. In its 20-year out-look, Boeing Co. predicted the commercial aircraft fleet would double by 2034, with most of the new passengers in Asia and Latin America, where standards of living are rising quickly. But increased demand and the rising price of fuel have forced manufac-turers to focus all their innovation know-how on fuel economy. In the last 10 years, “the price of a barrel of oil has gone up, say from 25 bucks to over 100,” said Jim Stoker, president of GE Aviation Czech. “If you go look at your airline ticket, well, it’s higher than it was 10 years ago, it’s still not four (times) higher.” That leads to the composites and lightweight metals that were the stars of the Paris Air Show. Both shave weight off planes, making them more efficient to fly. Composites also endure dam-age better, extending an aircraft’s life. “Fifteen years ago nobody could afford to fly constantly. Today people can fly,” said Ingrid Joerg, a senior vice president for Cleveland-based Aleris, which rolls out aluminum skins for major aircraft manufacturers. “The global mobility that has hap-pened to a large extent has been because prices have dropped for passengers.” The company recently opened a plant in China to serve the grow-ing Asian market and is constant-ly adjusting its alloys for lighter weight, but few passengers — or even pilots — are going to pick up on the subtleties between one aluminum hull and another. A few more might notice the potential in a new way for air-planes to taxi to and from their gate, developed by engineering conglomerate Honeywell and aerospace and defense company Safran. Currently, jet engines are used — making taxiing noisy and fuel-guzzling, and preventing air-planes from backing up. That’s why they are often towed. The Electric Green Taxiing System instead uses the plane’s auxiliary engine, which provides a plane with electricity while the main engines are off, to power the wheels. Taxiing is quieter and more fuel efficient and makes the plane much more maneuver-able. For passengers, it means no more waiting for a tow. Some of the technologies developed to put fighter jets at the vanguard are now coming to private jets and may eventually make their way onto commercial flights. Flying in a Gulfstream is about as far from the commercial travel experience as possible. Windows are bigger. Beds, couch and wire-less network come standard, as does the ability to use a single mobile app to control the lights, shades, temperature and televi-sions. The latest model from the Savannah, Ga., company flies at Mach .9 — just shy of the speed of sound — and is the fastest civilian plane approved for travel, according to Steve Cass, the com-pany’s vice president for commu-nications. The new plane shaved about an hour off the trans-Atlantic flight to Paris from the compa-ny’s headquarters compared to a commercial jetliner. “Their business model is a lot different,” Cass said of com-mercial travel. The commercial airline “business is to transport people from Point A to Point B at the lowest cost.” Cabin pressure inside most commercial jets is the equiva-lent of standing at the top of an 8,000-foot mountain — hearts work harder, breathing speeds up. It’s the equivalent of a low-level workout for the duration of the flight. Private aircraft like the Gulfstream cabin have been tak-ing altitude artificially lower for around 15 years — cutting back on fatigue, lessening the effects of jet lag. The most recent Boeing and Airbus models have adopted the technology — a sub-tle change but one that travelers crossing an ocean might notice after a few hours in the air. “You don’t get the puffy hands, the puffy feet,” Cass said. Other tangible changes may eventually come from compos-ite materials, said McCluskey of the Czech manufacturer, even though most planes are made of aluminum and will continue to be for years to come. Composites allow for longer panels — rather than the small ones, riveted together that are seen are many aluminum planes — and that means fewer piec-es that need to be connected. Planes made from composites should also be able to stay in service longer because the new materials withstand damage bet-ter. Fewer pieces and longer in-service times mean cheaper con-struction — and that will allow manufacturers to play more. “In the world we live in today, constrained by all the econom-ics that we have, the money is just not there anymore,” said McCluskey. “So it’s step by step, and the steps are slower unfor-tunately.” There hasn’t been what innovators call a “disruptive technol-ogy” since the Concorde, and the idea of supersonic mass trav-el has faded away with the end of that program in 2003. The only future possibilities would be for commercial flight to go either electric or ballistic — literally exit the Earth’s atmosphere like a missile and come down some-where else on the globe, said Gerard Feldzer, an aerospace analyst who once led the French air and space museum at Le Bourget. It’s a long way off, he acknowledged. “Right now we’re not looking for speed, we’re looking for economy.” LAKE CITY REPORTER BUSINESS WEEK OF SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013 3C3CBiz Air travel changes less than supersonic ASSOCIATED PRESSThe new Airbus A350 jet liner flies above the Bourget ai rport, during the 50th Paris Air Show at Le Bourget, north of Paris. When the Concorde started flying in the 1970’s, h opes were high that the traveling masses would soon streak through the air faster than the speed of sound or so ar in planes that hurtled like missiles above the earth’ s atmosphere. Instead, jetliners still look the same as they d id five decades ago and travel times have barely budged. Aviation industry no longer pushing technology envelope.Paris Air Show ASSOCIATED PRESSAn Air France Concorde SST lands at Dulles International Airport outside Washington, D.C., in May 1976 to inaugurate commercial passenger service between Paris and Washington. The supersonic jetliner was heralded as the way of the future, but it has aged and gone out of servic e without a replacement ever coming online. FAA moving toward easing electronic device useBy JOAN LOWY andSCOTT MAYEROWITZAssociated PressWASHINGTON — The government is moving toward easing restrictions on airline passengers using electronic devices to listen to music, play games, read books, watch movies and work during takeoffs and landings, but it could take a few months. An industry-labor advisory committee was supposed to make recommendations next month to the Federal Aviation Administration on easing the restrictions. But the agency said in a statement Friday the dead-line has been extended to September because com-mittee members asked for extra time to finish assess-ing whether it’s safe to lift restrictions. “The FAA recognizes consumers are intensely inter-ested in the use of personal electronics aboard aircraft; that is why we tasked a government-industry group to examine the safety issues and the feasibility of chang-ing the current restrictions,” the statement said. The agency is under public and political pressure to ease the restrictions as more people bring their e-book readers, music and video players, smartphones and laptops with them when they fly. Technically, the FAA doesn’t bar use of elec-tronic devices when aircraft are below 10,000 feet. But under FAA rules, airlines that want to let passengers use the devices are faced with a practical impossibility — they would have to show that they’ve tested every type and make of device passengers would use to ensure there is no electro-magnetic interference with aircraft radios and electrical and electronic systems. As a result, U.S. airlines simply bar all electric device use below 10,000 feet. Airline accidents are most likely to occur dur-ing takeoffs, landings, and taxiing. Cellphone calls and Internet use and trans-missions are also prohib-ited, and those restric-tions are not expected to be lifted. Using cell-phones to make calls on planes is regulated by the Federal Communications Commission. There is con-cern that making calls from fast-flying planes might strain cellular systems, interfering with service on the ground. There is also the potential annoy-ance factor — whether pas-sengers will be unhappy if they have to listen to other passengers yakking on the phone. The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that a draft report by the advisory committee indicates its 28 members have reached a consensus that at least some of the current restric-tions should be eased. An official familiar with FAA’s efforts on the issue said agency officials would like to find a way to allow passengers to use electron-ic devices during takeoffs and landings the same way they’re already allowed to use them when planes are cruising above 10,000 feet. The official requested ano-nymity because he wasn’t authorized to speak by name. FAA Administrator Michael Huerta told a Senate panel in April that he convened the advisory committee in the hope of working out changes to the restrictions. “It’s good to see the FAA may be on the verge of acknowledging what the traveling public has sus-pected for years — that current rules are arbitrary and lack real justification,” Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., one of Congress’ more outspoken critics of the restrictions, said in a statement. She contends that unless scientific evi-dence can be presented to justify the restrictions, they should be lifted. Edward Pizzarello, the co-founder of frequent flier discussion site MilePoint, says lifting the restriction is “long overdue.” “I actually feel like this regulation has been tough-est on flight attendants. Nobody wants to shut off their phone, and the flight attendants are always left to be the bad guys and gals,” said Pizzarello, 38, of Leesburg, Va. Actor Alec Baldwin became the face of pas-senger frustration with the restrictions in 2011 he was kicked off a New York-bound flight in Los Angeles for refusing to turn off his cellphone. Baldwin later issued an apology to fellow American Airlines passen-gers who were delayed, but mocked the flight attendant on Twitter.


Classified Department: 755-5440 4C LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDSUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013 ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, NURSING Position#F999923 194Duty Days–Tenure Track Conduct the learning experience in the classroom, laboratory, and/or clinical areas. Prepare for instruction syllabi, lesson plans, tests, use assessment strategies to assist the continuous development of the learner, use effective communication techniques with students and others. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the subject matter, use appropriate technology in the teaching and learning process. This is a 194 duty day position. Hours will vary and requires evenings.Faculty who teach in the Associate Degree Nursing Program must have a Master’s of Science in Nursing degree and be licensed in Florida or be eligible for licensure in Florida. Requires three years of experience as staff nurse (acute care preferred). Ability to present information in a coherent manner and the ability to fairlyevaluate student retention of that information. Desirable qualifications:Computer Literate. Teaching experience. SALARY: Based on degree and experience. APPLICATION DEADLINE: 7/3/13 Persons interested should provide College application, vita,and photocopies of transcripts.All foreign transcripts must be submitted with official translation and evaluation. Position details andapplications available on web at: Human Resources Florida Gateway College 149 S.E. College Place Lake City,FL32025-2007 Phone (386) 754-4314 Fax (386) 754-4814 E-Mail: FGCisaccredited by the Commissionon Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education and Employment ADJUNCT INSTRUCTORS FALLTERM2013 ART HISTORY Adjunct instructor needed to teach online Art History class. Master’s degree in Art History or related subject required. Contact Timothy Moses at 386-7544267 or for more information. BUSINESS Adjunct instructor needed for business program courses.Internet and lecture classes available.Master’s degree in business required. Please send resume to COMPUTER SCIENCE INSTRUCTOR Must have Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in computer science. Teaching experience desirable. Classes willbe taught in a traditional face to face format.Therefore, instructor must be available to teach on campus. Daytime and evening classes available. Contact PamCarswell at 386-754-4266 or for details. DEVELOPMENTALMATHEMATICS Bachelor's degree in mathematics, engineering, secondary mathematics education, or other related field. Requirements include morning and/or early afternoon availability for oncampus courses.Contact Timothy Moses at 386-754-4267 or for more information. ETHICS Adjunct instructor needed to teach Ethics on campus during the day. Master’s degree in Philosophy required. Contact Timothy Moses at 386-7544267 or for more information. HORTICULTURE Part-time position for developing and teaching online courses in Horticulture. Master’s degree in horticulture or similar and at least three years of experience in online course development and teaching horticulture or similar required. Horticulture industry experience desired.Ability to work with full-time faculty in the golf and landscape programs to convert existing credit courses for online delivery. Send resumes to John R. Piersol at or call 386-7544225 for more information NURSING CLINICAL BSNRequired. Master’s degree in nursing preferred. At least two years of recent clinical experience required. Contact Mattie Jones at 386-754-4368 or College application and copies of transcripts required. All foreign transcripts must be submitted with a translation and evaluation. Application available at FGC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education & Employment RECEIVING CLERKOperation of a mail room and stock room. Receive, verify, and distribute warehouse stock and mail items. Computer email, data entry, and work order program management. Requires High School graduate plus three years warehouse or clerical experience. A High School equivalency may be substituted for high school graduation. Computer literate. Good customer service skills. Good communication skills. Knowledge of spelling, grammar and basic business arithmetic. Data entry and word processing skills. Ability to keep records. Ability to interact positively in person or on the telephone. Ability to use computer nancial systems, word processing and spreadsheets. Must have valid Florida driver’s license and good driving record. Ability to handle bulk material deliveries and lift 45 pounds frequently. Commercial driver’s license a plus. SALARY: $ 21,200 annually, plus benets. APPLICATION DEADLINE: 7/8/13 Persons interested should provide College employment application. Position details and applications available on web at: Human Resources Florida Gateway College 149 S.E. College Place Lake City Fl 32025-2007 Phone (386) 754-4314 Fax (386) 754-4814 E-Mail: humanr@fgc.eduFGC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education and Employment Internet ConsultantRountree-Moore Ford is now seeking professionals to be part of a dynamic sales team. Experience preferred but will train the right candidate. Apply in person at 258 US Hwy 90, Lake City or call Stephen Jones at 386-623-3526. LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO. 13-155-CAJAYS. DAVIS,Plaintiff,v.BOBBYALLEN;USAAFEDERALSAVINGS BANK; including any un-known spouses of said Defendants, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, or other claimants by, through, under or against any of them, and all un-known natural persons, if alive, and if dead or not known to be dead or alive, their unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors or other persons claiming by, through or un-der them, and against all persons claiming any right, title or interestin and to the lands described herein,Defendants.NOTICE OF ACTIONTO: BOBBYALLEN9 Wade Hamption DriveBeaufort, South Carolina 29903YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to quiet the title on the following property in Columbia County, Flori-da:Lot 5, BLACKBERRYFARMS, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in PRRD Book 1, Pages 4-12 of the public records of Columbia County, Florida.Tax Parcel No.: 17-3S-16-02168-105.has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on MARK E. FEAGLE, Plaintiff's attor-ney, whose address is 153 NE Madi-son Street, Post Office Box 1653, Lake City, Florida 32056-1653, on or before July 30, 2013, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on the Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition.DATED this 12th day of June, 2013. P.DEWITTCASON Clerk of Court By: /s/ B. Scippio Deputy Clerk(COURTSEAL)05539500JUNE 23, 30, 2013JULY7, 14, 2013 PUBLIC AUCTION 2003 TOYOTAVIN# JTDBT123430281303CREAMER’S WRECKER SERVICE 290 NE SUNNYBROOK ST.LAKE CITY, FL32055COLUMBIACOUNTY386-752-2861SALE DATE: JULY9, 20138:00 AM05539512JUNE 23, 2013 SECTION 001116INVITATION TO BIDTHE DISTRICTBOARD OF TRUSTEES OF FLORIDAGATE-WAYCOLLEGE WILLRECEIVE BIDS FOR THE FOLLOW: BUILD-ING 014, INTERIOR RENOVA-TIONS 2013FLORIDAGATEWAYCOLLEGELAKE CITY, FLORIDAFGC BID NUMBER: ITB#14-1-01ARCHITECT’S PROJECTNO. 1310Date & Time for Receiving Bids:August 6, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.Date, Time and Place for Pre-Bid Conference:All interested bidders are required to attend the Mandatory Pre-Bid con-ference to be held at 10:00 a.m. local time on July 23, 2013 on the main campus of Florida Gateway College, 149 S.E. College Place, Lake City, Florida, 32025. Conference will start in Room 103, Building 001.Place for Receiving Bids:Florida Gateway CollegeProcurement Department149 S.E. College PlaceLake City, Florida 32025-2007Hand delivered bids are to be pre-sented to: Florida Gateway College Procurement Department, Building 001, Room 130149 S.E. Staff WayLake City, Florida 32025-2007All bids must arrive and be date/time stamped by a Procurement represen-tative prior to the specified bid open-ing date/time. The College will not be responsible for postal or other de-livery service delays that cause a bid to arrive at Florida Gateway College after the designated bid opening date/time. Bids that are mailed must be clearly marked on the outside of the envelope “ITB #14-1-01 BUILD-ING 014, INTERIOR RENOVA-TIONS 2013, FLORIDAGATE-WAYCOLLEGE, BID OPENING, AUGUST6, 2013”. Bids will be opened in a public bid opening in Room 103, Building 001, which is physically located at 143 S.E. Staff Way,Lake City, Florida 32025. Each Bidder shall submit one original and one copy of their bid paperwork in the sealed envelope.Contractors PrequalificationAll prime Contractors wishing to bid this project must be prequalified. Contractors who wish to submit a bid on this project must prequalify with Florida Gateway College. To be conLegalsidered for prequalification, Contrac-tors must request, complete and sub-mit a prequalification package to the College. Prequalification packages may be obtained from the College’s Director of Procurement & Con-tracts, Tonia E. Lawson at 386-754-4226 or by email at Completed prequalification packages must be re-turned to Procurement Department which is located in Building 001, Room 130 not later that 4:00 PM lo-cal time July 16, 2013. The College will not be responsible for postal or other delivery service delays that cause a prequalification package to arrive in the Procurement Depart-ment after the designated date/time.Bid Documents Prepared By:Kail Partners, LLC, Architecture & InteriorsPO Box 359055Gainesville, Florida 32635-9055(352) 871-4935, danny@kailpart-ners.comProject Description:Demolition and renovation of the re-ception and office space at Building 014 a outlined in the Documents. The work includes, but is not limited to, demolition, cold-formed metal framing, carpentry, millwork, insula-tion, sealants, doors, frames, floor hardware, glazing, gypsum board, acoustical ceilings, vinyl base, car-peting, painting and miscellaneous specialties. Mechanical and Electri-cal work, renovations and alterations as outlined in the Documents.Right to Waive Irregularities and Technicalities:Florida Gateway College reserves the right to waive minor irregulari-ties and/or technicalities associated with this solicitation. The Director of Procurement & Contracts of Florida Gateway College shall be the final authority regarding waivers of irreg-ularities and technicalities05539409June 16, 23, 30, 2013 020Lost & Found $500.00 Cash Reward: Chihuahua, 10 lbs spayed, micro-chipped. female, blond smooth coat w/ a little white on her under belly. She was wearing a pink collar w/ a heart name tag. Missing from High Springs/ Alachua area since December. Please call 352-316-2803 REW ARD 8yrs old, 35 lb, white & brown hound mix with a stocky body & small head. If found pls call 386-752-3272 060Services Looking for a Caregiver position: Compassionate caring lady looking for a companion to look after 386-752-2281 ask for Linda 100Job Opportunities05539502GREATOPPORTUNITY C.N.A.’S 1st and 2nd shifts, Full time, excellent benefits, up to $12/hr with shift diff. Apply in person at Suwannee Health Care Center 1620 Helvenston St. Live Oak, FL32064 P/T Maintenance & Warehouse Worker needed. Individual capable of routine maintenance/janitorial, incl. electrical and plumbing with knowledge of warehouse equipment operation, organizational ability and the operation and care of small equipment. Physical ability for lifting, moving and hauling. Individual must furnish truck and be capable of pulling and maneuvering a 12 foot trailer. Application avail. at Christian Service Center between 1pm.4pm. No phone calls please. Position closes June 28, 2013. 100Job Opportunities05539518COTTAGE PARENTS The Florida Sheriffs Boys Ranch is looking for couples to be full-time Cottage Parents. Responsibilities include the direct care and development of 10 boys, ages 8-18. Professional skill based training & support provided. Help children develop social, academic, and independent living skills. Salary $47,840.00 per couple with housing, utilities, board, and benefits provided. High school diploma or GED required. For more information contact Linda Mather at (386) 842-5555 lmather@ Fax resume to (386) 842-1029 Employment application on line at (EOE/DRUG FREE WORKPLACE) 05539527HOLIDAYINN & SUITESLake City’s only full service hotel has the following part time position available : Room AttendantsRelated experience preferred Apply in person Mon-Fri 12-5pm 213 SWCommerce Dr. EOE/DFWP. Customer Service/Telephone Sales business to business. Auto Parts Apply in person. 385 SWArlington Blvd, LC BPA Driver Class A 2yrs EXPFlatbed/Lowboy/ Stepdeck. Home 3/4 weeks $40-60K 334-864-7456 Drivers: $1,000 Sign-On Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises: 1-888-567-3110 Drivers: Guaranteed Home EVERYWeekend! Company: All Miles PAID (Loaded or Empty)! Lease: To Own NO Money Down, NO Credit Check! Call: 1-866-823-0323 Kindergarten Teacher, Florida certified, experience preferred. Interested applicants should contact us at Epiphany Catholic School, 752-2320 Labor er Position Must be able to read a tape measure and have some computer skills. Apply in person. Grizzly Mfg. 174 NE Cortez Terrace, Lake City FL32055 Maintenance Worker Lake City Correctional Facility 7906 E. Highway 90, Lake City, FL32055 Maintenance Worker The Maintenance Worker installs, maintains and repairs the facility's building structures and systems, including plumbing, electrical wiring and fixtures, machinery, equipment, electronics, vehicles and grounds. High school diploma, GED certification or equivalent. Technical education, experience and/or training in the operation, maintenance and repair of mechanical and electrical systems preferred. Knowledge of building construction and the operation of building systems preferred. A valid driver's license is required. Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 19 years of age. Apply at: CCAis an equal opportunity employer. AA/EEO/M/F/D/V Drug Free Need Experienced Lawn Maintenance Labors. Call between 8am-6pm. 386-755-0078 Part Time position for light housekeeping and driving for elderly gentleman in Lake City. 386-755-1030 PART-TIME EXPERIENCED Fondant Cake Decorator as needed. Apply in person, 3525 NWBascom Norris Dr. Ste. 103 100Job OpportunitiesTerri’s Sweet Tweets is looking for a P/TSandwich Maker. Restaurant Experienece is Req. Apply in Person 3-5pm. Mon-Fri Wanted experienced Diesel Mechanic w/ own tools. Some weekend work required. Apply 9am 3pm only. 247 NWHillandale Glen, L.C. EOE/Drug Free Environment. Warehouse/Driver Need good MVR. Apply in person. 385 SWArlington Blvd, LC., BPA 120Medical EmploymentDental Assistant Needed: Are you sincere and caring? Would you like working in a positive, enjoyable atmosphere. If so, look no further. We’d love to have you join us in Lake City 3-4 days a week 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Experience is preferred. Please Fax resume to386-752-3122 F/T Medical Receptionist needed for busy doctors office. Experience Required. Knowledge of Sade Interty computer system experience preferred. Please fax resume to: 386-961-9541 Attn: Melissa Health Services Manager-LPN To oversee fast-paced health services dept Position involves: *Working w/children (birth 5) & pregnant women *Case/records mgmt *Supervise small staff *Work collaboratively w/ community health providers REQUIRED: Current LPN license, records mgmt & supervisor exp, strong computer & organizational skills; Pediatric health care exp preferred $35,368 plus excellent benefits package Hrs: Mon-Fri, 8a-4p APPLICATION Deadline: 7/5/13 Submit resume to: SV4Cs HR P. O. Box 2637, LC, 32056 ByE-mail: By Fax: 754.2220 EOE 240Schools & Education05539411Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp • Nursing Assistant, $479next class9/16 /2013• Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class7/08/2013• LPN 9/16/2013 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or 310Pets & Supplies 100% German Shepherd puppy. Very high blood line. AKC, health cert., Female $850 obo. Contact 386-454-9607 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. 403Auctions 05539414ABSOLUTE AUCTION 1259sf2/1.5 Brick Home on 5acre. Ultra Energy Efficient/Lifetime Metal Roof Monday, July 01, 2013 at 6:00 PM Location: 111 SWTempy Place, Lake City, FL Preview: Monday, June 24, 2013 5:00 – 7:00 PM Oglesby & Company Auctioneers Winter Haven, FL Phone: 863.875.7867 AB2577/AU3313 10% Buyers Premium 407Computers Complete Dell Desktop $80.00 386-755-9984 or 386-292-2170 430Garage Sales PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 440Miscellaneous Beautiful Chihuahua, around 6 mths old and 6 lbs fawn body with black face. $175 OBO. House broke 386-292-3927 For Sale: BowFlex TC500 Bought in December for $2200, asking $1200. Contact 386-965-3488 450Good Things to EatCountry Skillit Home Cooking Breakfast Lunch & Dinner 6am-10pm, Daily Specials S 41/441 & 75 386-752-2800 630Mobile Homes forRent2 & 3 BR MH. $400 $700. mo. Plus Deposit. Water & Sewer Furnished. Cannon Creek MHP 386-752-6422 2/1 w/ Screened porch, Lg. lot, in very nice, clean, well maintained, safe, small park, no pets, really nice place to live, with long term tenants, $485 mo., $485 sec. dep. 386-719-9169 or 386-965-3003. 3/2 DWMH on 1/2 ac Near I-10 on 441N.Very spacious. Master Bedroom has w/in closet & bathroom has garden tub with built in shower head. All major appliances incl. $650 mth 786-899-7935 3BR/2BADWMH on 1 acre private lot, 1st+last+dep required located in Ellisville. No pets. Contact 352-870-5144 WATERTOWN AREA 3br/2ba DW, Handicap accessible, $650 mth, $500 dep. Call 386-984-9634 leave a message 640Mobile Homes forSaleNew 28X48 3/2 Jacobsen $31,995 ( Home Only Pricing ) only 2 Left. You arrange the set up or we can. Home priced $5000.00 below Cost. North Pointe Homes, Gainesville 352-872-5566 Free Credit Approval by Phone till 9 PM 755-5440Toplace your classified ad call


LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDSUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013 5C Classified Department: 755-5440 2010 Chevrolet Impala LTBlack, transferable extended warranty, 3 yr. simonize warranty. 48,000 miles.$11,800 386-243-8135 after 4pm 640Mobile Homes forSaleNorth Pointe Homes in Gainesville has the largest selection of New Jacobsen Homes In Florida. Factory Outlet Pricing. We will beat Any Other Dealer Price. North Pointe Homes Gainesville, Fl 352-872-5566 Used and Repo Sale! We now have several good used late model trade ins and repo homes available. 2008 by Town 28X60 3/2 ( real nice) $45,615 delivered to your lot ( has AC plus New Appliances ) 2007 32X80 Fleetwood Very Nice Condition ( has AC Fireplace and New Appliances )$52,055 delivered to your lot. We have more arriving each week so feel free to call us and get on a list of what you might be looking for. North Pointe Homes Gainesville Fl 352-872-5566 Palm Harbor Factory Liquidation Sale model-center/plantcity/ $39k off select 2012 models (3)John Lyons 800-622-2832 ext 210 650Mobile Home & Land2002 DWMH, 4BD/2BA1 ac, fenced backyard, bonus rm. Front & Rear covered decks. Lrg barn & workshop. $73,000. 386-719-9742 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent2/1 -1300 sqft, duplex w/ gargage. totally refurbished,W/D hook up, CH/A, $650 mth Lease Req. 386-965-2407 or 386-758-5881 ALandlord You Can Love! 2 br Apts $600. & up + sec. Great area. CH/Awasher/dryer hookups. 386-758-9351 or 352-208-2421 Gorgeous Lake View 2br/1ba Apt. CH/A $500 month & $500 deposit. No pets. 386-697-4814 UPDATED APT, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 720Furnished Apts. ForRentROOMS FOR Rent. Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly or monthly rates. 1 person $135, 2 persons $150. weekly 386-752-5808 730Unfurnished Home ForRent3 BR/1.5BA, Close to shopping $730 month & $730 deposit. Call 386-697-4814 3 BR/2 BA, 2,400 sq. ft., 290 SW Leisure Dr., Quail Heights, $1,200 mo. plus $1,000 sec. 386-752-6062 3BR/2BA. 1,998 Sq/ft. Inground pool. Fenced yard. Smoke Free. No indoor pets. $1150/mo. 12 mo. lease reqd. 1st & last mo required. (386) 623-4654 750Business & Office Rentals05538609'%$%%$ #!$%"$( r")# #(#$ "& r %$"$'""( $"$r$( rnn 0553916417,000 SQ FT+ WAREHOUSE 7Acres of Land Rent $1,500 mo.Tom Eagle, GRI (386) 961-1086 DCARealtor Medical, Retail and Professional Office space on East Baya near Old Country Club Rd. Call 386-497-4762 or 386-984-0622 (cell) 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 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 805Lots forSale 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, Move in Ready! 3BR/2BA, 1662sf .45ac, Immaculate, open floor plan. Nice Kitchen, shed & more. #80447 $144,900 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 820Farms & Acreage4 1/2 acre lot. Lake Jeffery Road. Gorgeous Oaks!Paved Rd Owner Financing! NO DOWN! $59,900. $525mo 352-215-1018. www Owner financed land 1/2 to 10 acre lots. Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 950Cars forSale 2010 Black Impala LT, transferable extended warranty, 3 yr simoniz warranty. 48,000 miles $11,800 386-243-8135 after 4pm We’re on target! days a weekSubscribe Today 386-755-5445 ADVERTISE YOUR Job Opportunities in the Lake City Reporter Classifieds. Enhance Your Ad with Your Individual Logo For just pennies a day. Call today, 755-5440. PublishedMonthlybythe Lake City Reporter


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By AMANDA WILLIAMSON A nsleigh Summers just wanted to be like everybody else when she selected her first Yorkshire pig to show at last years Columbia County Fair. But when the 14-yearold from the Columbia City area donated her $4,000 in earnings to UF Health on June 11, she showed how kind her heart truly is. This was her idea, said Ansleighs grand mother Janice Summers. It shocked me... Im so proud of her for not being selfish. Ted Kruljac, associate director of major gifts at UF Health, said dona tions are vital to how the hospital operates. He told Summers the hospital had never seen a donation of this size from a child. Normally, they range between $1 and $100. Its a great thing that she did for us, he said. Before life-saving sur gery in 2009, Ansleigh suf fered from tetralogy of fal lot, a rare congenital heart defect that claimed the life of her 15-month-old sister. Because of the defect she didnt get enough oxygen to her brain or the rest of her body. According to Summers, Ansleighs fingertips, toes and mouth were tinged blue. Before the surgery, Ansleigh LIFE Sunday, JUNE 23, 2013 Section D I t is hard for us to believe but our first restaurant review appeared in the Lake City Reporter on Sept. 25, 2011. We have now completed 43 reviews and food segments in three Currents magazines. If you think about it, thats a lot of restaurants in our area, since so often when we are trying to decide where to go to eat we think our choices are limited. Our reviews have given us opportunities to explore and expand our eating-out choices. Our first review was Mikes Hot Dogs, and our last review was the Darden empire article. So, Taste Buddies taking vacation Story ideas? Contact Robert Bridges Editor 754-0428 Lake City Reporter 1DLIFE Genie Norman and Mary Kay Hollingsworth TASTE BUDDIES TEEN continued on 2D TASTE continued on 2D Teen makes selfless gift JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter Ansleigh Summers (center) poses with her brother, Brayden; sister, Candice; and grandmother, Janice, while at the A+ Learning Academy Thursday. Ansleigh, who sufferes from a congenital heart defect, donated $4,000 in earnings to UF Health on June 11, which she won from showing her Yorkshire pig during the Columbia County Fair last year. Ailing girl gives fair earnings to help other kids. YOUTHFUL GENEROSITY 1DLIFE Fireworks Start 9:20 p.m. Presenters Entertainment The Best Fireworks Display in North Florida Thursday, July 4, 2013 Anderson Columbia Advanced Disposal Baya Pharmacy CMS Columbia Bank Columbia County Tourist Development Council Comfort Inn First Federal Bank of Florida Hampton Inn Heritage Bank of the South Lake City Advertiser Lifeguard Ambulance Service Meridian Behavioral Healthcare New Millennium Ole Times Country Buet People's State Bank Potash Corporation Rountree Moore S&S Sav A Lot Texas Roadhouse TIMCO The Law Oce of Travis Koon, PLLC VyStar Wal Mart Co-Sponsors Columbia County Fairgrounds Sponsored by Stop N Go Board of County Commissioners City of Lake City Sponsored by Hosted by Title Sponsor Expanded kids area to includes: 6 bounce houses, 4 water slides, and a slip n slide unit! VIP PARKING AVAILABLE $ 5 PER CAR No Coolers will be permitted inside the event area. 4:30 SIMON SAYS KIDS 5:00 JASMINE HORTON 5:25 ALEXUS BRANSCOME 5:50 JUST MAYBE BAND 6:35 SIMMON SAYS ADULTS 7:10 SPEAKER 7:15 J R HERNADEZ 7:45 RION PAIGE 8:20 SPEAKER 8:25 JUST MAYBE BAND 9:15 GOD BLESS THE USA 9:20 FIREWORKS


2D LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013 Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 Bring some flowers to the dinner table Editors Note: This column originally was published in 2009. H ave you ever looked out over a colorful bed of gor geous flowers and thought to yourself Oh, they just look good enough to eat? Well, go get some edible flower seeds and start growing some for the table. They will look good in the garden, on the table and on your plate. The unexpected color, flavor, and fragrance will add an extra dimension to your cuisine, just like fancy res taurant fare. Flowers have been a part of creative cooking for centuries, so there are many resources available on the delicate flavorings of edible flowers. Just a few include the sweet flavor of honeysuckle and daylily blooms, the slightly bitter taste of snapdragons and marigolds, the winter green flavor of violas and the spicy pepper taste of nasturtiums. If you leave the broccoli in the garden too long and the blossoms open, use the flowers for a spicy flavor. Lavender and rose petals are often used to add fragrance to food. And there is a phenomenal market now in upscale restaurants for squash blossoms. The blossoms are popular as garnishes, stuffed with cheese or sea food or fried in a cornmeal batter. Before you run outside to graze in the flower gar den with the butterflies and caterpillars, think about how you have been taking care of your plants. Have you been spraying for insects? Never eat flow ers that may have been treated with pesticides. Commercially grown flow ers from florists or plants right from the garden cen ter may have pesticide res idues. Flowers from farm ers markets and roadside stands may also have had pesticide applications. It is much safer to grow your own, chemical-free flowers for use in the kitchen. Check reliable sources such as UF/IFAS http:// to make sure the flower that looks yummy is actu ally edible. Even though a flower is identified as edible, it may cause allergic reactions in some people. So try just a few blossoms at a time if you are normally sensitive to pollen and remove the pollen-bearing parts from the center. The best time to har vest flowers is in the morning after the dew has evaporated. Flowers at their peak will have the best flavor. You can keep long stemmed flowers in a vase for a day before using, but short-stemmed blossoms should be used within a few hours after picking. Put them in a zip per bag and keep them in the refrigerator until just before you use them. Then wash them off gen tly and check for insects or soil. Enjoy edible flowers as garnishes or as ingredi ents in prepared dishes. They can be frozen in ice cubes and added to a summery beverage. Flowers can be added to cheese spreads, herbal butters, vinegars and salad dressings. But dont forget to put some in the vase, too. Then enjoy the compliments to the chef. GARDEN TALK Nichelle Demorest D. Nichelle Demorest is a horticulture agent with the Columbia County Extension of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. TASTE: Buddies taking vacation Continued From Page 1D in between those two, we have been able to tell you about upscale restaurants right down to small fam ily-owned cafes and holein-the-wall gems. We have enjoyed trying new restau rants, and most of all shar ing them with our families and friends. An unexpected benefit that weve enjoyed is the wonderful reception that our readers have extended to us. Its rare when we go out, whether grocery shop ping, the movies, sports events or the mall that someone doesnt stop us and ask about our reviews and if we are one of the Taste Buddies. Our reward has been in the over whelming responses from our readers, most of whom we had never met. We were honored to be asked to judge the Wellborn Blueberry Bakeoff last year and this year. Genie recently spoke to the Newcomers and Friends Club, and we were asked to talk with a local Girl Scout troop working on their culinary badges. We really appreciated being chosen to participate in these events. We will be taking the summer off, and during that time we will be explor ing new eating spots to share with you when we return. We would love for you to email us with your res taurant suggestions as our list of places left to review is getting smaller and smaller. Dont worry, we do have other plans for our column that well be work ing out for our return. Recently we have been fortunate enough to have new restaurants open and CiCis is on the horizon. We just want to remind you that our locally owned restaurants also need your support. Competing with franchise restaurants is difficult, but meals pre pared with locally grown produce and meat and fish delivered from our local shops will always be spe cial food. Have a wonder ful summer and look for us when we return in the fall. And thanks again for your enthusiastic support and encouragement. Genie Norman and Mary Kay Hollingswoth are Columbia County Residents who love good food and fun. Their column on area restau rants appears twice monthly. You can contact them at TasteBuddiesLakeCity@ Investers celebrate 66th wedding anniversary Charlton and Alice Invester, of Lake City, celebrated their 66th wedding anni versary on Friday, June 21, 2013. Alice Elizabeth Mintz, of Columbus, Ga., and Charlton Leach Invester, of Carrollton, Ga., were united in marriage on June 21, 1947, in Marietta, Ga. They celebrated with family and friends with a party at home given by their daughter, Pamela. The couple has two children, Pamela and Buddy. They also have four grandchil dren and four great-grandchildren. The couple has lived in Lake City for 35 years. They are members of of Southside Bapitst Church. Mrs. Invester bowled for many years at the Lake City Bowling Alley and worked in the kitchen at the church for several years. Mr. Invester retired as a chief master sergeant with the Air Force after 33 years of service, which included service in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Part of his service was in the Navy. He later was a driver for Harpers Areo Express. Both of his chil dren also are military veterans. HAPPENINGS Charlton and Alice Invester Check reliable sources such as UF/IFAS http:// solutionsfor to make sure the flower that looks yummy is actu ally edible. TEEN: Fair earnings donated Continued From Page 1D couldnt walk or crawl without growing tired. She had never uttered a word. I help kids, Ansleigh said. Help kids to get bet ter and go home. Shands at the University of Florida in Gainesville became the Summers fam ilys second home during Ansleighs two-month stay after her surgery. Ansleigh was miss ing her aorta valve, and doctors told Summers there was a 50 percent chance her granddaughter wouldnt live through the surgery. But at 9-years-old and 42 pounds, Ansleigh had open heart surgery. Now she walks with the aid of family or a walker and improves daily with her speech. She even shows her own pig. Using her wheelchair, Ansleigh follows behind the pig, tapping it with a small stick to encourage it to go in the right direction. We try to teach her to be independent because one day Im not going to be here, Summers said. Id really like for the com munity and the world to know that shes just as capable doing anything any other child can do. From now until October, Ansleigh will once again be raising a pig with the intention of donating her proceeds to UF Health. She went with her uncle on Wednesday to select a 35pound blue butt pig, which she has named Bubbles. We make her do her share, Summers said. She walks him. She helps wash him. She loves to get the water hose to clean out the pens. So thats mainly her job. To Ansleigh, the work is simply babysitting the pig. Summers tried to talk her granddaughter out of donating the money, so they could place the funds into savings for Ansleighs future. But Ansleigh wouldnt do it. She still sees her heart doctor, Dr. Mark Bleiweis, regularly to monitor a band placed on her heart valve. As she gets older, the band could dete riorate. When the Summers family arrived at UF Health with the donation money, Bleisweis asked if they knew what day it was. It was the fifth anniver sary of Ansleigh heart sur gery, he told them. While showing the pigs seems to have become an annual tradition, Summers said she will support Ansleigh in whatever she wants to do. If she wants to do car washes, Im behind her, she said. I help kids. Help kids to get better and go home. Ansleigh Summers, 14 2DLIFE D id you know that your library card is one of the best ones to have in your wallet? It is power ful and even opens doors to lifelong learning, to finding a job, to connecting with family, to nurturing your children and grandchildren, to borrowing books from other libraries and to making a better life for you and your family. The public library is an endur ing institution, a community commons and a gathering place that is also a great equalizer. Its for everyone! I recently did a presentation on the Columbia County Public Library for a group that seemed skeptical that people were still using the library. After all, doesnt everyone have an iPad or a smart phone? By the end of the hour, they seemed con vinced they better check out the library, especially when one of the people in the audience said the library was the happening place every time he was there. Author Jerry Spinellis book, The Library Card, tells the story of four young people who are each given a library card and how the card helps them make changes that influence the rest of their lives. Two copies of the book are located at the Main Library. A library card can open doors for people with vision issues, because CCPL has a huge selec tion of large-print books and books on CD. You dont have to miss the latest best-sellers because you are unable to see the small print clearly anymore Your library card today can open doors to a wealth of free e-books that you can download right from the Librarys home page ( Why purchase them if you can read them for free from the Library? There are no fines, either, because the books disappear from your account when they are due. Our collection includes latest best-sellers, such as Dan Browns Inferno and Amanda Knoxs Waiting to be Heard. Are you looking for an outdoor project this summer? Download Easy-to-Build Outdoor Projects: 29 Projects for Your Yard and Garden by the editors of Popular Woodworking magazine. Your library card can save you money. On the CCPL website, there is a link to a valuator that will tell you how much you save by checking out the free library resources. You will be amazed! I can still smell the lemon pol ish used to make the beautiful wood shine in our local public library when I was growing up in suburban Rochester, N.Y. My library card opened the door to discovery, and it was so much fun. I discovered Nancy Drew books and read every single one of them. I discovered how much I enjoyed biographies and how my favorite became one about Benjamin Franklin. I think almost everyone has a story about how their public library opened doors to entertainment and information. Former Florida Secretary of State Kurt Browning used to tell the audiences at new library grand openings and librarian meetings stories about going to his Pasco County public library as a child and his road to discov ery. One of the best things about the Columbia County Public Library is you have the ability to browse the shelves at all three library locations. You would be surprised at what you might find when you are looking for some thing else. September is National Library Card Signup Month. Dont you want to have the card in your wallet that opens doors to won der and discovery? And its free. AT THE LIBRARY DEBBIE PAULSON Debbie Paulson is director of the Columbia County Public Library. Library cards open doors


Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013 3D Cathleen Spaying and neutering our animals is an important thing. Did you know that one unspayed female cat and one unneutered male cat can produce 420,000 kittens in seven years? They can. One unaltered female dog and her offspring can produce 67,000 puppies in just six years. Yes, I understand that kittens and puppies are adorable, but let’s look at the money it costs, thou-sands of dollars on those several thousand kittens and puppies. Spaying and neutering is expensive, but in the long run very cheap. The Humane Society takes your pets and spays or neuters them inexpensively through North Florida Paws. I have seven cats and all of them started life as strays, including a mama cat and her kittens. Kayla Spaying and neutering is a topic much ignored. Every year in the U.S., 25,000 cats die in shelters awaiting adoption, while 45,000 of them are eutha-nized. That’s 70,000 cats that die unnecessarily. The deaths of stray animals could be avoided if you spayed or neutered your cats and dogs. That dead dog lying in the side if the road? It’s most likely a stray. Its death could have been prevented by the most obvious thing. In six years, one stray cat turns into 420,000. That is 420,000 cats that live alone, hunting for food, staying away from predators. If you spay and neuter your animals it will save many lives.Madison-Rose Spaying and neutering your animals is a great idea for many reasons. One, the animal population is increasing to the point of more people getting rid of their pets. According to the Humane Society, in the United States there are an estimated 6 million to 8 million home-less animals entering ani-mal shelters every year. Only about half of these ani-mals are adopted. The other half are euthanized. These are healthy, sweet animals that would have made great pets. The number of homeless animals is different from state to state. In some states there are as many as 300,000 homeless animals euthanized in animal shel-ters every year. These are not the offspring of home-less “street” animals. These are the puppies and kittens of cherished family pets and even purebreds. Many people are surprised to learn that nation-wide more than 3 million cats and dogs are eutha-nized in shelters. Spaying and neutering is the only permanent, 100 percent effective method of birth control for dogs and cats. Another thing that bothers me is people who sell animals on the street in the heat. Just because you have them under a tree, does not mean they are not hot. I believe this is a form of ani-mal cruelty. Our local animal shelter has many animals that have been abandoned because people breed them so much they cannot take care of them. So they are either dumped at the animal shel-ter or being left to run wild. A couple of years ago, the Girl Scouts did a “Parade of Paws” to help the animal shelter with their never-end-ing amount of animals. In fact, while doing this, we got our dog, Maggie-Mae, a wire-haired, terrier mix. We were told when we were adopting her that she had been abandoned and was found roaming the streets. When she was brought to the animal shelter, she was hungry and had infections in both her ears and eyes. Today, she is very healthy, and very spoiled, and we are so happy and lucky to have her. Spaying, neutering pets a mustEditor’s Note: The following column by members of Girl Scout Troop 525 provides a youthful per-spective on issues of the day. COURTESYContributors to this feature are (from left) Cathleen Towne, 13; Madison-Rose Patterson, 14; Brandy Britt, 15; and Kayla Caslow, 13. Brandy did not contribute to today’s column. GIRL SCOUT PERSPECTIVE By JENNIFER FORKERAssociated PressFor a lot of kids, summertime beckons with temptations — to sleep in late, watch too much TV, swim, roam. And that’s just the first day.Boredom sets in soon after.So provide kids with crafts that inspire awe, not blahs. Two reliable sources are “Martha Stewart Living” and “Family Fun” magazines, which post kids’ crafts online. “Martha Stewart Living” editors have also just released “Martha Stewart’s Favorite Crafts for Kids” (Potter Craft); many of the projects in this heavy tome are retooled from the magazine’s pages, which means they can also be found online. Creativebug, meanwhile, offers online craft classes for kids through-out the summer, including a no-sew tepee, Shrinky Dink jewelry and Kool Aid-dyed yarn. There’s a cost for most projects here. Or roam Pinterest, the online board to which photos and do-it-yourself projects are “pinned,” to find science and nature as well as arts and crafts fare. Media and craft-ing sites that originate projects often post their ideas to Pinterest. Teen-age tinkerers can attend a free virtual camp by following Make magazine on Google Plus. Teen campers have access to do-it-your-self electronic, robotic — even craft-ing — projects. “Camp,” now in its second summer, runs July 8 through Aug. 16, and includes virtual field trips and an online “hangout” site for posting project images and sharing ideas. One crafting idea that may amaze kids of all ages for its novelty and sim-plicity is gelatin printing. This low-tech craft uses the following: a pan of gelatin such as the Knox brand, ink, paper, maybe an ink brayer and a col-lection of leaves. That’s it. Kristen Sutcliffe, of Oberlin, Ohio, writes about gelatin printing at her blog, New House Project. “I love that kind of project, where it’s easy, you can do it with your kids, but it’s beautiful,” says Sutcliffe. Author of the new book “Fabric, Paper, Thread” (C&T Publishing), Sutcliffe, 30, says the gelatin pro-vides a flexible medium for inking, and both positive and negative prints can be made. “The surface is just the right amount of sticky to hold the leaves and things in place and keep the paper in place while you are press-ing/rubbing it,” Sutcliffe says on her blog. It works best with smaller leaves and those that are textured. Ferns and geraniums work well. Use any paper or try a fabric. Sutcliffe has used canvas but recommends a smoother fabric such as muslin or cotton for a cleaner print. She recommends using a screenprinting ink, such as Speedball, which works on paper or fabric. And she also suggests investing in a brayer, which will spread the ink uni-formly without nicking the delicate gelatin surface. If you’re careful, you can make a dozen or more prints with a single batch of gelatin, Sutcliffe says.GELATIN PRINTINGIngredients:Gelatin, such as Knox brand, 8-ounce packets Water, 5 cups9-by-13-inch baking sheet with edges Printmaking brayerPrinting ink, such as Speedball Screen Printing Ink (available at craft stores and online) Assorted leavesPaper or fabricPaper plateDirections:1. The gelatin needs a few hours to set. It can be made the night before you want to print. In a large pot, bring 5 cups of water to boil, then whisk in gelatin, one packet at a time, avoiding clumps. Pour mixture onto baking sheet and allow to cool and set. 2. To print, pour small amount of ink onto the plate; use the brayer to fully cover the gelatin with ink (a thin layer for working with paper; a heavy amount for printing on fab-ric). Place leaves on the ink-covered gelatin. Place your paper or fabric on top; rub. 3. Remove the paper or fabric: This is your first print (the negative). 4. Carefully remove leaves from the baking sheet (save them for reuse, if desired) and place a new piece of paper or fabric over the ink and rub; remove. This provides the positive print (the leaves’ imprints remain in the gelatin until it’s re-inked). 5. Re-ink the gelatin to make additional positive and negative prints. By ALISON LADMANAssociated PressWhether you’re grilling a standard beef burger, a bison patty, a chicken breast or even a humble portobello mushroom cap, it’s time to move beyond the basic adornments of ketchup and a slice of cheese. And adding pickles and tomatoes — even arti-sanal and heirloom speci-mens — doesn’t count. To help you make this a summer of way better burgers, we dreamed up some fresh ways to dress them that will be easy and delicious, no matter what they are made of.— THE EGGPLANT PARMSliced fresh mozzarellaSliced grilled eggplantSun-dried tomatoes (oilpacked)— THE BACK WOODSCranberry sauceExtra-sharp cheddar cheese Applewood smoked bacon Coarse grain brown mustard— THE THAISliced avocadoSpicy peanut sauce (2 tablespoons peanut butter, 2 teaspoons soy sauce, 1 tablespoon rice vinegar, splash of hot sauce) Sliced red onionFresh cilantro— THE NEW YORKERPastramiCaramelized onionsHorseradish sauceSwiss cheese— THE MEDITERRANEANSliced roasted red peppers Olive tapenadeFeta cheeseFresh basil— THE INDIANNaan (in place of a bun)Potato chips sprinkled with curry powder Baby spinach— HEUVOS RANCHEROSFried egg (with a runny yolk) SalsaMonteray Jack cheeseCrisped bacon or chorizo— THE CAESARToasted garlic bread (in place of a bun) Chopped romaine lettuce tossed with Caesar dressing Shaved Parmesan cheese Anchovies (if you dare) Crafts like gelatin prints can blast summer blahs ASSOCIATED PRESSLeaves are positioned on ink-covered gelatin. This simp le process works on paper or fabric as shared by Kristen Sutcliffe, of Oberli n, Ohio, at her blog, New House Project. New ways to jazz up your burgers ASSOCIATED PRESSSome ways to jazz up your basic hamburger include (c lockwise from top right) The Eggplant Parm, The New Yorker and The Thai — all served on toasted English muffins. ASSOCIATED PRESSA menu board showing calorie counts hangs at a Starbuc ks in New York. The Seattle-based coffee chain says it will start posting calorie counts on menu boards nationwide.Starbucks to post calorie counts By CANDICE CHOIAP Food Industry WriterNEW YORK — Starbucks has a new way to wake up its customers: showing the calories in its drinks. The Seattle-based coffee chain says it will start posting calorie counts on menu boards nationwide next week, ahead of a fed-eral regulation that would require it to do so. Calorie counts on menus are already required in some parts of the country, including New York City. But starting Tuesday, Starbucks Corp. says cus-tomers at its more than 11,000 U.S. locations will be able to see that there are 300 calories in a small caramel Frappuccino and 230 calories in a small Iced Caffe Mocha. Pastry cases will also show calorie information, in case customers want to save some calories and opt for a Morning Bun (350 calories) instead of a blue-berry scone (460 calories). The move by Starbucks comes as the Food and Drug Administration irons out the details of a regu-lation that would require companies with more than 20 locations to post calorie information on their menus. Other chains, including McDonald’s Corp., have also moved ahead with posting the information, saying they’re providing it to be more transparent rather than because they’re being forced to. In its announcement, Starbucks highlighted the various steps it has taken over the years to give cus-tomers choices, such as adding sugar-free syrup in 1997 and making 2 per-cent milk the standard for core beverages in North America in 2007. Just for Kids Online: Q Q maker-camp Q http://www.marthastewart. com Q www.newhouseproject. com Q 3DLIFE


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DEAR ABBY: I am in my late 60s. When I men-tioned to a retired friend my desire to move to a Southern state known for economic friendliness toward retirees, I discov-ered she was thinking the same thing. We decided it would be good to buy a house together as tenants in com-mon with rights of survi-vorship, and to share living expenses. Because I have no family and my friend has very little, neither of us cares what the survivor does with the house. I’m wondering whether you or your readers have had any experi-ence moving 1,000 miles away at this stage of life. -CONTEMPLATING CHANGE IN RHODE ISLAND DEAR CONTEMPLATING CHANGE: Before heading off for the great unknown, you and your friend should consider renting a place for a year. It will give you a chance to gauge your compatibility and learn about the community before locking yourselves in with a mortgage. And if you haven’t already, each of you should review your plans with an attorney of your own. ** ** ** DEAR ABBY: Is it proper for my husband and I to share a meal when dining out with friends? Restaurant portions are quite large and we eat out most nights. We find sharing is better not only for our health but also for our waistlines. We usually order an appetizer, a salad, an entree, dessert, coffee and a nice bottle of wine. My husband tips 20 percent of the total of the check. I’d like your guidance in this matter. Thank you. -CAREFUL EATER IN CARMEL, IND. DEAR CAREFUL EATER: There is nothing rude about suggesting to your dinner companions that you ask the server for separate checks for the reason you stated. And congratulations on manag-ing your portion control, which many healthand diet-conscious people are doing these days. Bon appetit! ** ** **DEAR ABBY: I’m a single, successful professional woman who carries her weight in one place -my belly. Despite many diets and exercise programs, I am unable to lose my belly. Because of this, I’m often mistaken for being preg-nant. Strangers in shopping malls, at professional seminars and in hotels while traveling will ask me when I am due. My usual response is, “I’m not preg-nant. I’m just chubby and need to hit the gym.” The last straw was at a recent book signing where the author wrote, “Enjoy your growing life.” Any thoughts? -NOT A BABY BUMP IN MILWAUKEE DEAR NOT A BABY BUMP: Have you consid-ered wearing a foundation garment? If you already wear one, then I have more suggestions. First, discuss this with your doctor, a nutritionist and a personal trainer. And if they can’t help you, talk to a board-certified plastic surgeon about liposuction. DEAR ABBY HOROSCOPES ARIES (March 21-April 19): Take a break and distance yourself from your everyday dilemmas. It’s important to have fun and relax with friends in order to rejuvenate. A mini vacation or day trip will encourage you to live in the moment and enjoy life more. +++++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Share your thoughts and make plans to do something special with the person or people you find most entertaining and fun to be with. Taking care of your needs first will improve your attitude and your productivity. +++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Put some time and effort into your future. Consider what you have accomplished and what goals you have yet to achieve. You’ll find a way to turn something you’ve always enjoyed doing into a worthwhile endeavor. Your actions can make a difference. +++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Take on a challenge that will make your life more inviting. A couple of personal changes will boost your confidence. Express your thoughts and feelings and you will resolve personal issues that have been bothering you. +++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don’t fold under pressure. Stick to what you can do without causing undue stress. Expand your per-sonal interests and friend-ships and enjoy what life has to offer without feeling obligated to look out for everyone else. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Your involvement in a volunteer group will lead to new friendships. Dealing with a cause will give you a better sense of who you are and what you are capable of doing. +++++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don’t let life spin out of control. Listen to complaints being made and find solutions that will allow you to move on and enjoy the things that make you happy. ++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Getting together with friends will brighten your day. Rely on your memory and experience when a decision needs to be made. ++++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Fix up your place or consider making a move. Taking care of personal paperwork will encourage you to make changes that will bring you higher profits. +++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19): Address personal issues. Discuss your feel-ings and what your plans are for the future. Don’t let a challenge lead to an impulsive move you may regret. +++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Forget about your responsibilities and take a break. Feeling re-energized will help you attack any challenge with vigor and stamina. Once you take the opportunity to relax, you’ll discover ways to solve any problem you face. +++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Socialize, participate and share your thoughts and ideas. Getting together with someone you find interesting will lead to an interesting opportunity that will allow you to use your skills, experience and knowledge to earn extra money. Love is on the rise. ++++ Abigail Van THE LAST WORD Eugenia Word SUNDAY CROSSWORD Across 1 *Some boat covers6 Exorbitant10 Eye liner?14 Climbed&OLPERQWR3DSDV ODS %HDXVJLUO$ORWRIWKH%HDWOHV 6KH/RYHV

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