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From staff reportsL arry Gatlin, Jerrod Niemann and the Roots and Boots tour featuring Joe Diffie, Sammy Kershaw, and Aaron Tippin will headline the 2013-14 sea-son of FGC Entertainment at Florida Gateway College. Two popular shows will also return to FGC this sea-son. The Nutcracker will have two performances in December, and will feature local children of all ages. Never Stop Believin: A Tribute to Journey, which was FGCs first sellout show in 2010, will return. They will also incorporate a tribute to Bon Jovi into the perfor-mance. Season tickets for the eightshow series will go on sale July 20 at a Pick-Your-Seat event at the college Levy Performing Arts Center. Individual show tickets will go on sale July 29, and the series kicks off on Tuesday, Aug. 13. The 2013-14 season marks another great year of enter-tainment at Florida Gateway College, said Troy Roberts, the colleges public informa-tion coordinator. As soon as this past season concluded, we were immediately asked by our season ticket holders about this upcoming lineup. Theres been an anticipa-tion building in the commu-nity, and we hope this lineup meets those expectations. Rob Chapman, coordinator of marketing, web and graphic production, said it proves daunting each year to produce a better lineup than the year before, especially after a groundbreaking 2012-13 season. For the second year in a row, we blew away all of our expectations, he said. Every year, well continue to experiment and tweak parts of the series. But the most important element is that we continue to gather feedback, talk to our fans, and continue to improve all elements of their experience at Florida Gateway College. This season will feature five shows in the Levy Performing Arts Center and three shows in the Howard Conference Center. THE LINEUPAug. 13 An Evening with Larry Gatlin One of country musics living leg-ends, Gatlin made a name for himself as part of one of the most successful trios of all By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comCity officials plan to forge ahead on their plans to leave the Columbia County combined communications center, and have come up with a transition plan to have the citys revamped communication system up and running in the near future. The transition plan and strategy will be up for dis-cussion during Monday nights city council meet-ing. where City Manager Wendell Johnson has requested councils endorse-ment of the Lake City Public Safety Dispatch Center modification and transition plan. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 205 N. Marion Ave. Last month, the city decided that it would dispatch the city Fire Departments calls, and the agreement for the citys participation in the Columbia County com-bined communications center was terminated, effective Oct. 1. Our plans are to move ahead and be prepared well before that, Johnson said. He is hopeful the citys modified dispatch center will be up and running by mid-September or earlier. Johnson said the city started working on the transition plan as soon as they received notice of the Oct. 1 deadline. The transition plan was implemented July 1 and consists of physical, personnel and software changes at the city dis-patch center. The antici-pated financial impact of the project was listed at $350,000. Funding was earmarked in the citys 2012-13 budget for dispatch center work. CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Opinion ................ 4ABusiness ................ 5AObituaries .............. 6A Advice & Comics ......... 8B Puzzles ................. 2B TODAY IN PEOPLE Wet wait. COMING TUESDAY City council coverage. 91 64 T-Storm Chance WEATHER, 2A Opinion ................ 4ABusiness ................ 1CObituaries .............. 5AAdvice.................. 5DPuzzles .............. 2B, 3B 89 70 T-storms WEATHER, 8A Lake City ReporterSUNDAY, JULY 14, 2013 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWS PAPER SINCE 1874 | $1.00 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM A new twistto sales taxholiday. Richardsonmonumentresurrected. SUNDAYEDITION Vol. 138, No. 379 1D 1C 1A JuryacquitswatchcaptainLocal civil rights leader urges calm after verdict in racially charged case.By KYLE HIGHTOWERand MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated PressSANFORD Neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges Saturday in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and equal jus-tice. Zimmerman, 29, blinked and barely smiled when the verdict was announced. He could have been convicted of second-degree murder or manslaughter. But the jury of six women, all but one of them white, reached a verdict of not guilty after deliberating well into the night Saturday. ENTERTAINMENT AT FGC PHOTOS COURTESY FGCA performance by the high-energy, choreographed Dragon fly Orchestra is one of eight entertainment events schedule d by Florida Gateway College for the 2013-14 season. Season tickets will go o n sale Saturday.College announces season lineupRadio stations off-air; owners promise returnBy DEREK GILLIAMdgilliam@lakecityreporter.comThe local broadcasting company that operates WQLC 102.1 FM Power Country and WGRO 960 AM suspended broad-casting from its radio stations at 7 p.m. Friday, but company officials say they will return in the fall. Power Country Radio Network operates out of Lake City and also suspend-ed operations of its Perry radio station, WNFK 92.1. Scott Savage, general manager of Power County Radio, said plans are to retool the stations to bring a more dynamic and Ticket packages will go on sale at Saturday event. Zimmerman VERDICT continued on 3ADispatch transition OK soughtCity manager to brief council at Monday session.TONY BRITT/ Lake City ReporterPreventive maintenanceCity work crews and subcontractors perform preventive ma intenance by installing an anode bed Friday on Monroe Street for the citys natural gas dep artment. Crews have been working on the project for a week and are expected to do sim ilar work on a gas line near State Road 100 in the near future. Johnson RADIO continued on 3A COUNCIL continued on 3A Larry Gatlin (left) and Jerrod Niemann are two of the per formers lined up for shows at Florida Gateway College during the 2013-14 season. Gatlin will kick off the season on Aug. 13. SHOWS continued on 6A
PEOPLE IN THE NEWS Celebrity Birthdays Actor Harry Dean Stanton is 87. Actress-singer Polly Bergen is 83. Actor Vincent Pastore (The Sopranos) is 67. Singer-comedian Kyle Gass of Tenacious D is 53. Actress Jane Lynch (Glee) is 53. 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: 2-19-37-43 13 Friday: 1-16-22-23-36 Saturday: Afternoon: 8-9-3 Evening: N/A Saturday: Afternoon: 8-5-4-4 Evening: N/A Wednesday: 13-17-20-23-24-30 x2 DCFs transformation may cut corners TALLAHASSEE This month, the Florida Department of Children and Families launched a new approach to child safety that its leaders pre dict will transform the old system. The department is train ing 5,000 staff members, putting new technology in their hands and collaborat ing with judges, service providers, guardians ad litem and others to cre ate a consistent, holistic child-welfare system. We called the initia tive Child Protection Transformation, because it completely changes the way DCF approaches reports of abuse and neglect, wrote DCF Secretary David Wilkins in an op-ed piece in the Tallahassee Democrat on July 5. According to Wilkins, he learned that the states child welfare system was broken shortly after taking the reins at DCF, when 10-year-old Nubia Barahona was murdered in February 2011. Wilkins diagnosed the problems as systemic, including the inexperience of DCF work ers --due partly to their rapid turnover --and the lack of proper training for them. Our focus will shift to assessing the full family functioning to understand the dynamics and set the stage for identify ing needs that will keep the children safe, he wrote. Our investigators and case managers are being trained to engage the whole family in the process to teach them to make better decisions and, when necessary to keep the child safe, remove children from dangerous situations. But as the new system rolls out, some childrens advocates are asking whether DCF has cut too many corners, thereby put ting more families at risk. Senator wants residency probe TALLAHASSEE Top Florida leaders may soon investigate whether six lawmakers are flouting a state law that requires a legislator to live in the district that he or she rep resents. Sen. Jack Latvala, RClearwater, called for the inquiry in a letter Thursday to Gov. Rick Scott as well as the states legislative leaders. Latvala, who chairs the Senate Ethics and Elections Committee, stat ed he wants a conclusive finding into whether the legislators are violating the law. Floridas Constitution requires legislators to be elected from the district where they live. Any violation of these provisions is a compro mise of our democratic process and undermines the values that we expect public officers to embody, wrote Latvala. Jackie Schutz, a spokes woman for Scott, said the senators letter raises serious matters. She said Scott has asked his gener al counsel to meet with top lawyers in the Legislature to determine appropriate next steps. Latvala in his letter included links to news stories about the six legis lators. All are Democrats and nearly all of them are from South Florida. The Legislature under the constitution is responsible for being the sole judge of the qualifications of its members. Man stole car with toddler in it FORT MYERS Authorities are searching for a man they say stole a car with a 2-year-old girl in the backseat in south west Florida. Fort Myers Police say the suspect stole the car from an apartment com plex Friday and quickly dropped the child off down the road. The sus pect then allegedly drove to another location and jumped into another car, possibly a white sedan and drove off. The News-Press reports a woman walking her dog found the little girl crying and asking for her moth er. The child appeared to be unharmed and was reunited with her mother. Police said the woman had just arrived home at her apartment and was helping another person out of the car when the suspect jumped in and took off. Mom arrested after child is hurt CLEARWATER A 27year-old southwest Florida mother has been charged with child neglect after her 2-year-old daughter was injured during an alleged drug deal. Clearwater police said Nicole Whitfield left her daughter in the car when she got out to buy or sell marijuana. The deal some how went bad and thats when authorities say the little girl tried to get into the vehicle her mother was in and ended up being dragged a short distance when the vehicle started moving. The child was taken to the hospital for minor injuries and released to relatives. The Department of Children and Families is also investigating. Wildlife deaths blamed on algae INDIAN RIVER A federal researcher has found three varieties of toxins from microscopic algae that he says are responsible for the deaths of manatees, dolphins and pelicans in the Indian River Lagoon in the past year. Scientists said manatees have been eating more of the toxins, which stick to seaweed, because algae blooms have killed the seagrass they normally eat. Peter Moeller, a research chemist at the National Ocean Service in Charleston, said he still doesnt know which algae are producing them and they dont know how to eliminate it. NASHVILLE, Tenn. H ospital officials say coun try music star Randy Travis remains in critical condition and has been under heavy sedation since surgery following a stroke. The 54-year-old singer has been hospitalized since Sunday after suf fering congestive heart failure due to a viral illness. Travis suffered the stroke Wednesday night at The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano and doctors performed surgery to relieve pres sure on his brain. A hospital statement says the Three Wooden Crosses singer is resting comfortably and that his fam ily continues to ask for prayers and support. The Grammy Award-winning singer has been surrounded by fam ily and friends while in the hospital and received a visit Thursday from George Jones widow, Nancy, who played music for her late husbands longtime friend. Depp interested in buying Wounded Knee SIOUX FALLS, S.D. For months, questions have swirled about whether developers, activists or tribes would be willing to plunk down millions to buy a portion of the Wounded Knee National Historic Landmark. Now theres a new poten tial buyer in the mix: Johnny Depp. But is the star of The Lone Ranger really preparing to be the one who buys the property where hundreds of Native Americans were killed? Or is it just the latest rumor in the contentious debate over the landmarks future? Depp touched off the story when he told Londons Daily Mail newspa per that he is working to buy a piece of the landmark on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation to give back to the tribe because its important to their culture. The site is where 300 Native American men, women and children were killed by the 7th Cavalry in 1890. I am doing my best to make that happen, he told the newspaper of a possible purchase. Its land they were pushed on to and then they were massacred there. It really sad dens me. Landowner James Czywczynski, whose family has owned the proper ty since 1968, is trying to sell the 40acre fraction of the historic landmark and another 40-acre parcel for $4.9 million. The two parcels of land have been assessed for $14,000. The sale has sparked outrage among tribal members who feel Czywczynski is trying to profit from the killing of their ancestors. Kevin Costner selling land in South Dakota DEADWOOD, S.D. Hollywood actor Kevin Costner is asking $14 million for 1,000 acres of land he owns near the Old West gambling town of Deadwood in western South Dakotas Black Hills. The property includes the site of the ill-fated Dunbar casino resort, a $100 million project that would have included a golf course and a steampowered passenger train. It never materialized. The listing does not include Costners Midnight Star casino and restaurant, the tallest building on Deadwoods Main Street, or the $6 million visitor attraction he owns on the towns north edge called Tatanka: Story of the Bison. Costner filmed much of his Academy Award-wining movie Dances with Wolves in South Dakota. He has a strong sense of loyalty to the area and it was a hard deci sion for him, real estate agent Mike Percevich said, adding that it took months for Costner to make up his mind. There are separate listings for three pieces of property, with asking prices of $7.4 million, $1.2 million and $5.4 million. Randy Travis remains critical Wednesday: 30-31-45-55-59 PB 27 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER SUNDAY REPORT SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2013 Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 HOW TO REAC H US Main number ....... (386) 752-1293 Fax number ............. 752-9400 Circulation .............. 755-5445 Online .. www lakecityreporter com The Lake City Reporter, an affiliate of Community Newspapers Inc., is pub lished Tuesday through Friday and Sunday at 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, Fla. 32055. Periodical postage paid at Lake City, Fla. Member Audit Bureau of Circulation and The Associated Press. All material herein is property of the Lake City Reporter. 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Philippians 2:9-11 Associated Press From wire services COURTESY Support for youth First Federal Bank of Florida has donated $1,000 to Outreach for Youth to support the Southside Idol singing competition for students at Columbia High School. Pictured are (from left) Renee Faulkner, First Federal vice president and financial center manager; Gigi Register, the banks East Region sales manager; and Nicole Smith, a volunteer for the Outreach for Youth organization. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City Reporter Wet wait Lake City resident Vickie Colwell rests on a bench along U.S. Highway 90 as she waits out a rain shower Friday afternoon.
The plans implementation includes placing orders for communication equipment and associated furnishing for the dispatch center, as well as hardware purchases. Project details include:Q Replacing the current console system with a new system; Q Adding repeaters for fire paging and other ser-vices; Q Replacing outdated repeaters; Q Cleaning the tower infrastructure to accommo-date proper wind loading and expansion; Q Implementing software for fire department state reporting; Q Adding fourth dispatch stations, including SmartCop implementation and furniture; Q Adding fire department laptops to SmartCop; Q Installing and programming 45 mobile and 60 portable radios to imple-ment digital protocols; and Q Re-configuring replay and recording systems to accommodate additional channels for the fire depart-ment. The transition plan also calls for two new dispatch-er positions. Johnson said officials hope to have the positions filled within the next month or two. Were going to do our very best to make this transition as efficient and safe as possible, he said. We feel our public will have no interruption of service delivery. In other business, the council will: Q Hear about the Ichetucknee Springshed Water Quality Improvement Project; Q Review a staff recommendation to approve the 2013-14 fiscal year tentative millage rate; and Q Reeive a presentation by Kayla Caslow, Cathleen Towne and Madison Patterson, Girl Scout Troop 25 members, about their Girl Scout Silver Award Project. The jurors considered nearly three weeks of often wildly conflicting testimony over who was the aggres-sor on the rainy night the 17-year-old was shot while walking through the gated townhouse community where he was staying. Defense attorneys said the case was classic self-defense, claiming Martin knocked Zimmerman down and was slamming the older mans head against the concrete sidewalk when Zimmerman fired his gun. Prosecutors called Zimmerman a liar and por-trayed him was a wannabe cop vigilante who had grown frustrated by break-ins in his neighborhood com-mitted primarily by young black men. Zimmerman assumed Martin was up to no good and took the law into his own hands, pros-ecutors said. State Attorney Angela Corey said after the ver-dict that she believed sec-ond-degree murder was the appropriate charge because Zimmermans mindset fit the bill of second-degree murder. We charged what we believed we could prove, Corey said. Local reaction was disbelief by some in the black community. I found it difficult to understand how a full-grown man can hunt down a child and just shoot him, said long-time civil rights leader Glynnell Pressley of Lake City. However, Pressley urged calm in the wake of the verdict. Violence only begets violence, he said. Thats not the way to do it. There are some other remedies and violence is not one of them. The head of the Lake City branch of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference said there was a lesson to be taken from the case. As a parent, I want to lock my children in the house, said Bea Coker. As a citizen and advocate, I beg each of us to take some time and get to know the children in our community. Dont let their appearance and our fear place this issue in our backyard. Debra White, president of the Lake City branch of the NAACP, did not imme-diately return a call seeking comment. As the verdict drew near, police and city leaders in the Orlando suburb of Sanford and other parts of Florida said they were tak-ing precautions against the possibility of mass protests or unrest in the event of an acquittal. There is no party in this case who wants to see any violence, Seminole County Sheriff Don Eslinger said immediately after jurors began deliberating. We have an expectation upon this announcement that our community will continue to act peacefully. The verdict came a year and a half after civil rights protesters angrily demand-ed Zimmerman be pros-ecuted. Zimmerman wasnt arrested for 44 days after the Feb. 26, 2012, shooting as police in Sanford insisted that Floridas Stand Your Ground law on self-defense prohibited them from bringing charges. Florida gives people wide latitude to use deadly force if they fear death or bodily harm. Martins parents, along with civil rights leaders such as the Revs. Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton, argued that Zimmerman whose father is white and whose mother is Hispanic had racially profiled their son. And they accused inves-tigators of dragging their feet because Martin was a black teenager. Despite the racially charged nature of the case, race was barely mentioned at the trial. Even after the verdict, prosecutors said the case was not about race. 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Bennetts recommendations, to be taken up at a specially called meeting, are seen as an effort to avoid another botched rollout of the school grades after last years release became a public-relations headache for the Department of Education. Bennetts predecessor, Gerard Robinson, resigned a short time after the rollout mess, though Robinson said he was leaving to spend more time with his family. The limit on any drop in school grades was one of the key recommen-dations that school district superin-tendents offered Bennett during dis-cussions earlier this month. It would continue a policy started last year during the grades controversy. The superintendents say that some of the data theyre getting back as they do the initial calculations for the report cards this year seem to be off but they dont know why. Columbia County Schools Superintendent Terry Huddleston endorsed Bennetts proposal. Our teachers teach harder every year, and its not possible for grades to drop that much, he said. Part of the problem, Huddleston and other superin-tendents say, is that the state has imple-mented 13 changes this year alone to the accountability system for schools making it harder to meet the standards and harder to figure out whats going wrong. We dont have a problem at all with the standards being raised, but we have a problem with the method-ology in the way the grades are being calculated, Huddleston said. Concerns about that complexity also hover over the states efforts to put in place the Common Core State Standards, which are based on national guidelines. In a letter to state board members explaining his thinking, Bennett took pains to distance the school grades proposal from any idea that it would water down the states accountability system. To be clear, my recommendations ... are made not to soften the blow of higher standards or to reduce the number of failing schools, but rather to advance the best policy for Floridas students and position our state for a successful transition to full implementation of the (common core standards) in the 2014-15 school year and beyond, he wrote. Bennett also recommended not including the scores of students at so-called ESE centers, which teach students with disabilities, in the grades of the schools they might otherwise attend. Currently, those students scores count for the home school if the ESE center chooses to receive an alternative rating instead of a school grade. But because grades are set to be released soon, Bennett said any changes to this years grades under that recommendation should be han-dled retroactively through an appeals process. State Sen. Bill Montford, DTallahassee, said he saw the changes recommended by Bennett as a good, reasonable response. Montford, who also serves as the CEO of the Florida Association of District School Superintendents, took part in discus-sions between Bennett and the super-intendents. Clearly, I think this is a fair approach to it, Montford said. He said he was encouraged that Bennett was keeping the common core system in mind as he considered the changes. Miami-Dade County Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, who helped spearhead the drive for tweaking this years grades, was mea-sured in his praise of the recommen-dations. We support the commissioners recommendations, especially the con-tinuation of the temporary safety net that prevents schools from dropping more than one grade letter in a given year, Carvalho said. It is our hope, however, that the Florida Board of Education will consider polling dis-tricts for the ESE center choice (rat-ing or grading) prior to the release of school grades; otherwise, they will be branded as failing and have to appeal. Lake City Reporter staff writer Amanda Williamson contributed to this story. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterOfficials with Power Country 102.1 FM said that the radio station temporarily shut down at 7 p.m. Friday. Plans are to resume broadcasting in the fall. VERDICT: Jury finds Zimmerman not guilty Continued From Page 1A RADIO: Stations silent Continued From Page 1Aimproved listening experi-ence. This is strictly to bring a better product to the community, Savage said. Still, the companys 10 employees were laid off. Savage said when the sta-tions resume operation, they intend to bring back all the employees and possibly hire more sales people. WGRO 960 AM began broadcasting in Lake City in 1958. At one time, Pat Summerall was on the air there. Beginning in the early 1960s and stopping in the 1970s, the Saturday morning broadcast called The Tigers Breakfast talked exclusively about Columbia High School football. Station owner Nick Bolton, said this is the first major overhaul in many years, but the station will continue to play country music when it returns. Before going off the air, Berry Raulerson, the stations afternoon disc jockey, played an the song Happy Trails. Happy trails to you, till we meet again. COUNCIL: Fire dispatch on agenda Continued From Page 1A Superintendents want relief due to changes in state requirements. HuddlestonCommissioner to recommend changes to school grading system
The Chamber of Commerce, in league with the Suwannee River Water Management District, is making a big push to get our share of the $10 million state lawmakers have allocated for freshwater springs restoration in Florida. The aim is to convert a sprayfield in the Ichetucknee Trace into a wetland. This plan is of critical importance to North Central Florida, as the Ichetucknee, a huge eco-nomic driver throughout the region, has long been under assault from a wide range of pollutants and contaminants, according to experts. Were not sure how much of the $10 million well get, but we do know two things. First, for the plan to be effective to any degree, we need at least a sizable chunk of it. In fact, local water district officials say we could sink the entire $10 million into saving the Ichetucknee and still not accomplish all that needs to be done. Second, while backed strongly by our own state Rep. Elizabeth Porter, the Ichetucknee plan is certainly not the top priority of her Senate counterpart, Charlie Dean of Inverness. Back in May, Dean told an Ocala newspaper his first choice for the funds was Silver Springs and Crystal River. That should come as no surprise.Senate District 5 stretches from Lake City all the way down to Marion and Citrus counties. The great mass of people, money and power in the district is centered in its southern reaches, which Dean, a former Citrus County sheriff, calls home. Beyond that, the near-demise of Silver Springs, once a world-famous tourist attraction, has garnered media atten-tion far and wide. What rational politician wouldnt make that his top priority? Sen. Dean told the Lake City Reporter that he favored restoration projects already under way because results would be seen sooner. The state has already allocated $4 million to Silver Springs, soon to become a state park, in order to remove rides and other vestiges of Disneyfication. Still, Dean studious-ly avoided admitting to us that his top priority lay to the south. Despite repeated questioning he would only say, through an aide, that he favored funds for Ichetucknee as well, and that a wide range of proj-ects would get some part of the cash. Sen. Dean, we appreciate your role in bringing the funds you already have to our region for similar projects. And if you believe the state Department of Environmental Protection should favor Silver Springs over us in this instance, so be it. Hopefully, funds in significant quantity to do some good will be available next legislative session as well, and it will be our turn. Well wait, if we have to. But dont count on our continued patience.The Ichetucknee is every bit as important to us as Silver Springs is to your constituents to the south. We can only hope you arent taking us, and our votes, for granted.R epublicans in the House of Representatives this week pushed through an agriculture bill that, for the first time since 1973, did not include the nations vast food stamp program. Officially known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, the program represents one of the federal governments last remaining major anti-poverty initiatives. Thursdays 216-to-208 party-line vote experienced particularly acri-monious debate, even by House standards. Conservatives hope to make deep cuts in the food stamp program, which usually represents nearly 80 percent of the agriculture bills spending. The economic recession of 200809 and continued high unemploy-ment rates have prompted huge jumps in the number of Americans who must rely on federal assistance to buy food. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that SNAP participation rose from 26.3 million in 2007 to 46.6 million last year. Nearly one in every six Americans now receives food stamps. But the growth in costs has been even greater, jumping from $28.6 billion in 2005 to $74.6 bil-lion last year. That nearly tripling expense drew conservative ire -and a little unusual poetry from House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio. If ands and buts were candy and nuts, every day would be Christmas, he told reporters when asked if he would allow a compro-mise bill to come to the floor. The idea of severing SNAP from the must-pass ag bill was first sug-gested by Michael Needham of the conservative Heritage Action for America. The reason Congress should end the unholy alliance that has dominated the food stamp and farm bill for decades is to allow an open and substantive debate on the issues, the group said this week. The SNAP-less ag bill is headed for opposition with the Senate, which approved modest cuts to food stamps. President Obama has vowed to veto the measure if it does not contain food stamps supports. Jim Weill, president of the national anti-hunger organization Food Research and Action Center, vowed his group would continue to work toward a farm bill that protects SNAP and the nations children, seniors and working families. OPINION Sunday, July 14, 2013 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding coun-ties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community-oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Jim Barr, Associate Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman OUR OPINION LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters should not exceed 400 words and will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writers name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY EMAIL: email@example.com Dont forget about us, Sen. DeanFarm bill pared of food stamps sets up showdown with SenateRun Elbert Guillory against Sen. Landrieu Dale McFeattersmcfeattersd@shns.com Q Dale McFeatters is editorial writer for Scripps Howard News Service. A mid the dense fog and hot air concerning what the Republican Party should be about, which is really just a subheading of the bigger issue regarding what America should be about, a new voice of clarity has emerged. Its the voice of Louisiana State Sen. Elbert Guillory, who announced several weeks ago his departure from the Democratic Party, which he calls the party of disappointment, to become a Republican. I wrote about Guillory a few weeks ago after I met him at the @Large conference in Baton Rouge, where he announced his change of party. Subsequently, Guillory explained in a video that went viral why he, a black Democrat, would become a Republican, and he continues to deliver his compelling message with such power and clarity that I can-not see how he can be ignored as a leader who should rise to national prominence. Republicans are still in search for a candidate to run in 2014 against incumbent Democrat U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu. Why not Guillory? Recently Guillory tweeted out, Its no longer the American dream, its the American nightmare of relying on a monthly government check. Speaking to Republicans in Arkansas, he appealed to the Republican Party to stop cowering behind closed doors. Its time to shout our values and ideals from the mountaintops, he says. Prayer, family, free markets, limited government, lower taxes. I dont think it is possible to be any clearer about what this country needs to turn around. America is not growing. Jobs are being created at a painfully slow rate, and although the unem-ployment rate has dropped, the overall percentage of the population employed has barely budged from where it dropped to in the early days of the recession. Stanford University economist Edward Lazear laid out the dismal picture in a recent Wall Street Journal column. In 2006, 63.4 percent of the working age population was employed. By 2011, this was down to 58.2 per-cent and its still at 58.6 percent. Usually, when the unemployment rate drops, Lazear explains, there is a corresponding increase in the per-centage of the population employed. But not this time. Now more and more able-bodied men and women are dropping out of the workforce. Today 37 percent of the unemployed are long term -more than 26 weeks. At the peak of the last major recession in the early 1980s, Lazear notes, this never exceeded 27 percent. Why? The government plantation has grown even more generous (while we run trillion-dollar deficits to pay for it) to encourage not work-ing. Disability roles have increased 13 percent and food stamp recipients have increased 39 percent since 2009. And, of course, unemploy-ment insurance was increased to 99 weeks. Meanwhile, while we take more and more of our own resources to subsidize people to not work, the growing government strangle-hold over businesses -such as the Obamacare mandate (parts of which were just delayed by one year by Obama administration) to force businesses of 50 or more employees to provide government defined health care -makes grow-ing businesses and hiring full-time workers harder and harder. What is wrong with America is not a mystery. Its the Democratic Party. People who dont want to be free. People who dont want to take the personal responsibility for their lives that freedom requires. A politi-cal class drunk with the power and money they get running the govern-ment plantation. As always, blacks, with unemployment twice the national average, are hurt the most as the strangled economy doesnt grow. More and more blacks are realizing they need freedom, not the plantation. And without freedom, America will not grow. Its why black conservatives like Elbert Guillory see it all so clearly. Its why America needs him. Louisianans should get behind him and run him against Mary Landrieu. Star Parkerparker@urbancure.org Q Star Parker is president of CURE, Coalition on Urban Renewal and Education (www.urbancure.org) and author of three books.4AOPINION
July 14 Celebration of Hymns The First Presbyterian Church invites the commu nity to a Celebration of the Hymns of faith at 7 p.m. There is no charge for the celebration, which includes special guest performers. A dinner is also available at 6 p.m. for $8 per person. Call the church office at 7520670 by July 10, if you plan to have the dinner. After the Celebration of Hymns there will be an ice cream social. Lay program New Mount Pisgah AME Church will have its annual lay program, Books of the Bible Old Testament, at 4 p.m. Several commu nity members will speak, and refreshments will be served. For more informa tion, call Gussie Henderson at (386) 961-8656 or Deanna George at (386) 755-6044. Womens Day The Philadelphia Baptist Church will have its Womens Day Celebration at 11 a.m. Theme is Women in Action: Ready and Equipped for Jesus, the Christ. Our mes senger will be Evangelist Gloria Jackson of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Fort White. Special service The Womens Home Mission and Women of Truth Ministry of Greater Truevine Missionary Baptist Churc will have a Praise and Worship service at 3 p.m. Sister Chavelia Young will bring the mes sage and Sister JoAnna Poole will be guest soloist. Guest speaker The Rev. David Ellis, son of the late Rev. Vep Ellis, will speak at the Lake City Church of God at 10:30 a.m. The church is at 173 SE Ermine Ave. For more information, call (386) 7581685. Family and Friends day St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 222 Oosterhoudt Lane, will have its annual Family and Friends program at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. The morning speaker will be minister Lynward Jones of St. Pau Church. The afternoon speaker will be the Rev. Jewel Warren, with the Greater Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church congregation of Lake Butler. July 14-19 Vacation Bible school Fellowship Baptist Church, 17077 25th Road, will have vacation Bible School from 6:30 to 8:45 each night Sunday through Friday for children ages 3 through 12. For more information, contact Judy at (386) 249-0710. July 15 SCORE workshop SCORE is holding a free entrepreneurs interactive workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Columbia County Public Library, 308 NW Columbia Ave. You can ask questions, get advice, meet other entrepreneurs, receive free educational materials from the Small Business Administration and other sources, and arrange for one-on-one business counseling from qualified SCORE volun teers. Call (386) 752-2000 or email scorelakecity@ gmail.com to reserve your seat. Womens Bible study A womens Bible study class will be held each Monday at 9:30 a.m. at the Class Extension of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 436 SW McFarlane Ave. All denominations are welcome. For more infor mation, call Esther at (386) 752-9909. Aglow Lighthouse Lake City Aglow Lighthouse will meet at 7 p.m. at Christ Community Church, at 159 SW Spencer Court. The speak er will be Chad Taylor of Consuming Fire Ministries in Thomasville, Ga. He is well known for being a con tributor on the Elijah List and speaking in hundreds of churches every year. He has a passion to bring the love of God to the poor and lost under bridges on the streets on Indian reserva tions. For more informa tion, call (386) 935 4018 or (386) 752-1971. Stakeholder meeting The stakeholder adviso ry committee of the North Florida Regional Water Supply Partnership will meet at 1 p.m. at Florida Gateway College, 149 SE College Place, in the Wilson S. Rivers Library and Media Center, Building 200, Room 102. The agenda includes: discussion about the Lower Santa Fe and Ichetucknee rivers and springs minimum flows and levels prevention and recovery strategies; dscus sion and briefing about water supply planning and water conservation strate gies; a briefing on statutory changes to regional water supply planning statutes; a presentation on water resource opportunities in silviculture. The meeting is open to the public, and there will be an opportunity for public comment. For more information, visit north floridawater.com. July 16Volunteers sought Haven Hospice is seek ing compassionate volun teers interested in making a difference in the lives of patients and families facing life-limiting illnesses. An ori entation for new volunteers will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Haven Hospice Suwannee Valley Office, 675 W U.S. 90. The orien tation will discuss Haven Hospices services and the many ways volunteers can get involved, includ ing providing patient/fam ily support, visiting nurs ing homes, working in our Haven Attic resale store, assisting with fundraising activities and office tasks. Call Carolyn Long at (386) 752-9191 or email calong@ havenhospice.org for more information and to reserve a seat. Plant clinic University of Florida Master Gardeners are available every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Columbia County Extension Offices new location, 971 W. Duval St. (U.S. 90), Suite 170, to answer questions about lawns and plants. Bring samples for free diagno sis or solutions. For more information, call 752-5384. Support group Another Way Inc. pro vides a domestic violence support group every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. If you are a current or former survivor of domestic vio lence, call (386) 719-2702 for meeting location and an intake appointment. All services are free and confidential. Art League The Art League of North Florida will meet at 6:30 p.m. the First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 697 SW Baya Drive. The meeting will follow dinner at 7 p.m. Photographer John Stokes will speak about print making prepa ration for intaglio printing techniques used by the old masters. The community is invited to attend. NAARFE meeting The National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet at 1 p.m. in the Lifestyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Court. The guest speaker will be Dr. Debra K. Griffin of Hearing Solutions. All current and retired federal employees are invited. For more information, call Jim Purvis at 752-8570. Water fitness Splash dance fitness clases will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in July at the Columbia County Aquatic Complex. Cost is $5. For more information, call (386) 755-8195 or (386) 466-7747. July 17 Plant clinic University of Florida Master Gardeners are available every Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Fort White Public Library on Route 47 to answer questions about lawns and plants. Bring samples for free diagnosis or solutions. For more information, call 752-5384. Mens Bible study Our Redeemer Lutheran Church will have a mens breakfast and Bible study from 7 to 8 a.m. each Wednesday at the church, 5056 SW State Road 47, one mile south of Interstate 75. LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2013 5A 5A Halls PUMP & WELL SERVICE Specializing in 4-16 Wells Dealer for: Groundfos Sta-Rite Pumps Goulds-Aermotor We Do Well Repairs 904 NW Main Blvd., Lake City, Florida 32055 Unlimited PrePaid Wireless We Buy Used Phones Flash Phones Unlock Phones Repair Phones & Tablets Accessories for All Brands! 272 W. Duval St. WILSONS O UTFITTERS 1291 SE Baya Dr, Lake City (386) 755-7060 WilsonsOutfitters@comcast.net Duck Commander Pool Floats & Floating Coolers Look for the New Blue Mens & Womens Sandals New Nellie Hollingsworth Roberts Nellie Hollingsworth Roberts, age 98, died peacefully at Ha ven Hospice on June 26, 2013, with family by her side. Nel lie was born November 20, 1914, in Fort White, Flori da, to Enoch and Ginny Lynn Barr Hollingsworth. Nellie gradu ated from Fort White High School. She received her B.A. degree in education with honors from the University of Florida. Nellie was an accomplished teacher for 37 years in Co lumbia County schools, pri marily 4th grade at Melrose Park Elementary School. She was the last surviv ing charter member of Alpha Delta Kappa sorority, Sigma chapter, established in 1957. Nellie was a great communica tor and maintained relationships with former students and friends throughout the country. She was a long time member of First Baptist Church and enjoyed par ticipating in many activities. She loved the Friday Night Group. Nellie was predeceased by her husband, William Lee Roberts; six brothers: Press, Leo, Hugh, Perry, Ernest and Guy Holling sworth; two sisters: Ella Stal nacker and Annie Terry. Nellie is survived by her daughter Ann Douglass Skinner, grandson William Benjamin Douglass, great-granddaughter Audrey Lee Douglass, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Memorial services were held on Saturday, June 29, 2013, at St. James Episcopal Church with the Rev. Douglas G. Hodson as cel ebrant. A reception and visitation followed in the parish hall. The family suggests memorial dona tions to the charity of your choice. Burial will be in the fam ily plot at Memorial Cem etery, Lake City, at a later date. Russell Benton Newberry Russell Benton Newberry, 77, of Lake City passed away on Fri day, July 12, 2013, at North Florida Re gional Medi cal Center in Gainesville, Fl after an ex tended illness. He was born on Septem ber 30, 1935 in Memphis, Tennessee, to the late Alfred and Beulah Richardson Newberry. He retired from the Untied States Air Force after 20 year of service and served his country with three tours in the Vietnam War. He also worked at Aero Corporation and Doctors Laboratory as a medical courier. He is preceded in death by his parents and his sisters, Jeanette, Bertha, Lily, and Ruby, and his brother, Jack. Survivors included his loving wife of 56 years Omalee Kath ryn Moody Newberry, of Lake City, Fl., one son; Alfred New berry (Sue) of Jacksonville, Fl., three daughters; Iris Morgan (Tim) of Macon, Ga., Karen Harrison ( Bob) of Lake City, Fl., Evelyn Reynolds (Melvin) of Eva, Al., two brothers; How ard Newberry (Charlotte) of Jacksonville, Fl., William Jimmy Newberry (Agnes) of Jackson ville, Fl., eight grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conduct ed at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at Southside Baptist Church ating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2013 at the funeral home. GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 S US Hwy 441, Lake City, FL., 32025 (386) 752-1954 is in charge of the arrangements. Please leave words of comfort for the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.com Obituaries are paid advertise ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified depart ment at 752-1293. OBITUARIES COMMUNITY CALENDAR To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Jim Barr at 754-0424 or by email at jbarr @lakecityreporter.com. Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Cow Appreciation Day The Chick-fil-A on U.S. 90 West held Cow Appreciation Day on Friday, with attractions for children and specials for customers who dressed in cow costumes. TOP: Breanna Dillon, 9, of Social Circle, Ga., poses for a photograph while petting a Jersey calf at the restaurant. ABOVE: Lake City residents (from left) Ashleigh Bridges, 18; Meghan Yates, 17; and Justin Bridges, 15, showed up in improvised cow costumes. Customers who dressed in full cow costumes received free meals while those who dressed in partial costumes got a free entree. We are just doing this for fun, Yates said. Its my first time dressed as a cow, but it may not be my last. She also contemplated keeping on her cow costume all day, but complained that its kind of itching.
time, the Gatlin Brothers. Gatlin will give attendees a night to remember as he discusses his career and provides a special acoustic performance. Sept. 27 Jerrod Niemann One of country musics hot up-and-comers, Niemann has post-ed five consecutive Top 40 singles, including his No. 1 hit, Lover, Lover. His most recent album releases, Judge Jerrod & the Hung Jury and Free the Music, have both charted in the Top 10 on U.S. Country charts. Oct. 26 Christopher Carter Mindreader. Illusionist. Freakout artist. These are the three ways Carter describes his per-formance, which blends a fast-paced, humorous the-atrical style with stunning displays of psychological ability. Carter was named the 2005 Campus Activities magazine Performing Arts Entertainer of the Year. Dec. 7 The Nutcracker A popular performance around Christmas, the Nutcracker returns this December and will be performed by the Dance Alive! National Ballet. This community show will also feature chil-dren from several local dance studios. Because of the demand anticipated, there will be two perfor-mances of this show a matinee and an evening performance. Jan. 24 Roots and Boots Featuring three country legends Joe Diffie, Sammy Kershaw, and Aaron Tippin, who have combined for 16 gold and platinum albums and 42 top ten singles this once-in-a-lifetime perfor-mance will feature an eve-ning of stories and music. Performing on-stage together, the acoustic show will allow this trio to get back to the roots of their music. Feb. 22 M-Pact The smooth soul of Stevie Wonder, the percus-sive power of Stomp, the funk and drive of Earth, Wind, & Fire, the hip licks of Take 6, and the brass bite of the Harry Connick Jr. Big Band all created by the human voice, in one show. Hailed as one of the best pop-jazz vocal groups in the world by the San Francisco Chronicle, this a cappella group will blow you away. March 20 Dragonfly Orchestra A unique blend musical ensemble that combines crossover musical styles on standard classical instruments, Dragonfly Orchestra deliv-ers a high-energy, cho-reographed, stylistic per-formance that highlights the diversity and intensity of their playing. Think a combination of past per-formances of Barrage and Cirque Ziva! April 11 The Titans of Rock: Never Stop Believin and Livin on a Prayer This combo show is like two perfor-mances in one when Journey walks off the stage, Bon Jovi walks on. This group performs all of the hits, from Dont Stop Believin to Wanted Dead or Alive. Weve been researching and gathering input on some of these acts for more than two years, so its exciting to see it all come together, Chapman said. We looked at what did well last year, and well continue to embrace the family atmosphere so that anyone can attend our shows, whether theyre in kindergarten or great-grandparents. Our goal is to keep shows clean and professional, with an environment that people can come and enjoy the shows at Florida Gateway College. Season tickets are $150 for the general public. Season tickets also include VIP seating for the confer-ence center shows. Tickets can be purchased on July 20 by attending the Pick-Your-Seat event at the Levy Performing Arts Center between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. After that, season tickets can be purchased by call-ing (386) 754-4340.6A Columbia 8U All Stars would like to thank all of those who sponsored our trip to the State Tournament in Palm Beach Gardens. July 4-7, 2013.We could not have done it without you!Supporting Columbia County Baseball Gold SponsorsInTelegy CorporationDees-Parrish Funeral HomeJohnnys AutoSilver SponsorsIronwood HomesBucky NashAvera & Smith, LLPTommy DemasFlorida Fill & Grading, Inc.I Love My DentistC&D EnterprisesNortan Home BuildersNorth Florida PharmacyPeoples State BankRobinson, Kennon & KendronS&S Food StoresVann Carpet OneRountree MoorePhilpots Tractor & Philpot FamilyPulmonary Sleep Center Dr. Duarte General SponsorsTD BankFeagle and FeagleFraser FuneralGuerry Funeral HomeHarrys Heating and AirJohn Burns InsuranceLake City Wilbert Vault CompanyMoes Southwest GrilleNorth Central Florida Removal ServicesKCs ProduceBaya PharmacyCheek and ScottMercy MedicalGateway Funeral HomeVictoria GardenerNorth Florida Auto RebuildersRichardson AluminumRonsonet Buick GMCTire MartEd WheelerSheriff Mark Hunter 6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2013 Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 SHOWS: FCG announces entertainment lineup for 2013-14 seas on Continued From Page 1A By AMANDA WILLIAMSONawilliamson@lakecityreporter.comA Lake City man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly attacked a woman living in his home during an argument. Jason Maurice Brown, 34, 1600 E Duval Street, hit the victims hand with a golf club, cut the side of her face with a knife and sliced her shirt while arguing about her going to the store, according to a Columbia County Sheriffs Office arrest report. A deputy responded to Hardees on Main Boulevard in reference to a domestic violence call.There, the victim told the deputy that she currently has a domestic injunction against Brown at 204 NE Craig Ave. The deputy said in her report that she observed a scratch on the victims cheek, her right wrist was swollen and the left shoulder of her shirt was cut. Later, Brown allegedly told a dep-uty that it was his home and the victim did not live there. However, her clothes were found in a vehicle sit-ting in the driveway, and her purse was found in the garbage can at the corner of the house. Brown told Cole a golf club sitting by the back door was taken by the victim. Brown has been arrested numerous times for viola-tion of his domestic violence injunction, the report said, by continuing to return to the residence. He faces charges of aggravated stalking, aggra-vated assault with a weapon and violating an injunction. He was booked into the Columbia County Detention Facility but has since been released on $12,000 bond By AMANDA WILLIAMSONawilliamson@lakecityreporter.comA Lake City man faces assault charges with a dead-ly weapon after he allegedly hit a man in the face with a stick then rode off on a lawn mower. Robert Joseph Vaughn, 54, 223 NW Kobie Way, was arrested Thursday. According to the Columbia County Sheriffs Office arrest report, Vaughn drove a lawn mower into Johnny Gaines yard, walked up to the porch and hit Gaines in the face with a 2-foot-long stick. Gaines, 57, had a swollen, steadily bleeding nose when deputies arrived, the report said. He was taken to Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center. Accordng to the report, Vaughn told Floyd Daniels, who was also on the porch, that Gaines was trying to sleep with his girl-friend. Vaughn admitted to going to Gaines and Daniels residence, the report said, but said he just yelled at them for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend. Vaughn told police the two men yelled rude comments at her. Deputies found a wooden stick in the trunk of Vaughns car. He was booked into the Columbia County Detention Facility in lieu of a $30,000 bond. He faces charges of aggravated battery and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Brown Vaughn By DEREK GILLIAMdgilliam@lakecityreporter.comGray clouds and wet weather did not deter Riders with Caring Hearts from revving the engines and riding for charity Saturday morning. The All Gave Some, Some Gave All ride to benefit American Legion Post 57s Veterans Service Officers fund raised $6,230. Some of the money came in $10 at at time, but local busi-nesses donated to the cause as well. At 11 a.m., about 100 motorcycles took off from Rountree Moore Toyota, 1232 W U.S. 90, and drove about 47 miles around the county. The ride had been set for 57 miles but was shortened as a concession to the rain. Columbia County Sheriffs Office deputies led the way in a sheriffs office sports utility vehicle. The Florida Highway Patol blocked off U.S. 90 while the riders passed. Were just helping out, Lt. Mark Boatwright, of the FHP, said. Blocking some intersections for a good, worthy cause. Bill Huggins, American Legion Post 57 executive board memeber, said the American Legion aids veterans in many ways, and all the pro-ceeds from the ride will go toward helping Columbia County veterans. In the economy today there is so much need out there and so few resources, he said. So we put together a ride to help the veter-ans. This was the first mid-year ride Riders with Caring Hearts organized. Usually, the organization holds a ride at Christmas time to raise money for the Christian Service Center. Kay Daly, executive director of the Christian Service Center, and volun-teers from the center helped with registration of riders. We are happy to support not only the veterans, but the Riders with Caring Hearts with what they are doing here for the veterans ride, she said. We will be back here in November for the toy ride. Daly said everybody has a good time on the motorcycle rides, but when asked if she was going to ride too, Daly gave a nervous laugh and said no. Huggins said that they will make a push for Daly to ride during the Christmastime fundraising event. Maybe at Christmas I will try it, Daly said. While Christian Service Center volunteers signed up the riders, bik-ers started to line up in the parking lot. They stood around talking and looking at each others rides. Arjay Alkire was there to ride for veterans and all the men and women who are currently serving in the military. His father, a veteran, died 10 months ago. Attached to the back of the bike, was his parents American flag that always hung on their boat, the Sea Pearl. While Alkire said he never served but considers himself a proud American. Riding a motorcylce is a symbol of freedom, he said. Alkire said he thought about his father, the veterans and all the service men and women while he rode his Yamaha through Columbia County. It means everything in the world to me to ride for our veterans, Alkire said. Thats why Im here today, to ride for my father, and not just him but all veterans and those that are still currently in the service.DEREK GILLIAM/ Lake City ReporterRiders with Caring Hearts had about 100 motorcycles tour Columbia County Saturday despite wet weather. The riders started at Rountree Moore Toyota and ended at American Legio n Post 57 after looping around about 47 miles of rural C olumbia County.Riders raise funds for veteransMan charged in attack on womanMan arrested after assault with stick
By AMANDA WILLIAMSON firstname.lastname@example.org A Lake City registered nurses license has been suspended by the Florida Department of Health after officials said she abused various drugs. Stormy Brooke Waldron, 401 SW Ramon Court, was diagnosed with opi ate dependence, marijuana dependence, alcohol depen dence, as well as bensodi azepine and psycho-stimu lant abuse by experts from the Intervention Project for Nurses. Ms. Waldrons contin ued practice as a regis tered nurse presents a risk of immediate serious dan ger to the health, welfare and safety of the public, the emergency suspension of license report by the Department of Health said. On Sept. 30, 2010, Waldron contacted the intervention agency at the direction of her former employer, Gainesvillebased North Florida Regional Medical Center. The agency monitors the evaluation, treatment and care of impaired nurses with random drug screen ing. In November 2010, a doctor diagnosed Waldron with drug dependence, and she was required to refrain from practice for an entire year. In June 2012, she was cleared to resume nursing. An unnamed employer contacted IPN in April to report concerns that Waldron was once again diverting medicine, spe cifically epogen. Waldron denied stealing the syn thetic protein, but admit ted to intravenous use of Dilaudid, the report said. Following a posi tive hair-sample test for hydrocodone, Waldron was advised to enter a residential treatment pro gram. However, she said she would likely not fol low the recommendation, the report said. An independent medical expert has determined that Ms. Waldron is currently unsafe to practice nursing with reasonable skill and safety, the report states. Therefore, complete sus pension of her license is necessary. 7A .............................................................................................. 7:00 AM 8:15 AM 9:00 AM 1200 N. 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PROMOTIONAL OFFER VALID ONLY 7/14/2013 WITH COUPON PRESENT THIS COUPON & SAVE SUNDAY ONLY JULY 14, 2013 EXTENDED HOURS TO 10 P.M. Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY JULY 14, 2013 7A By TONY BRITT email@example.com More than $1 million from a Department of Veterans Affairs $5.5 mil lion grant will be used in the area for programs designed to help at-risk veterans and their families through homeless preven tion programs. The Department of Veterans Affairs said the funds will be used through the Supportive Services for Veterans Families program, which awards grants to private nonprofit organizations and consum er cooperatives that pro vide services to very low income veteran families living in or transitioning to permanent housing. Vianne Marchese, chief of community care services with the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System, said Meridian Behavioral Healthcare will be the local grant provider and was awarded just over $1 mil lion with a target to serve 325 veteran households with the funds. Meridian Behavioral Healthcare will provide the services for Columbia, Alachua, Bradford, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Suwannee and Union counties. We really view them (Meridian Behavioral Healthcare) as being our partner who will be tar geting some of our rural, outlying areas, where this will be a much needed ser vice, Marchese said. She said the Supportive Services for Veteran Families program can pro vide a range of services. The services can help pre vent veteran homelessness and ensure health and sta bility. Funds are also avail able to help veterans with employment and educa tion opportunities as well as educational supplies. Funds are also available to veterans and their fami lies to help defray start-up costs such as security and utility deposits. According to data col lected during a Jan. 27 homeless veterans street count, there were a total of 177 homeless veterans in the Columbia County coalition, which includes Columbia, Hamilton, Lafayette and Suwannee counties. Marchese said the statistics were based on a one night count for any given night in Columbia or the other surrounding counties. Of the 177 veterans on the streets, an estimated 150 were reported to be without shelter. The local homeless veterans num bers have decreased, based on information from the 2011 count, when there were 241 reported home less veterans listed. Weve seen some pret ty significant progress to go from 241 to 177, Marchese said. This is the national programs third year. Last year Veterans Affairs pro vided about $100 million to assist approximately 50,000 veterans and family members. Marchese said the grant funds will make a differ ence in the services that can be provided to local veterans. I think this grant will really offer a big difference for some of the things that we would, in partnership with the community, that we will be able to do for veterans, Marchese said. Every area within our primary service area has a partner that has been funded to provide these services. It opens up a lot of different opportunities and flexibility. Partners with the gov ernment have more flex ibility in how they can implement services and help. Sometimes we with the VA, have been able to make a lot of progress with getting housing vouchers and transitional housing beds through government programs and our part nership with HUD. These grants really help fill-in some of those critical gaps in terms of providing pre vention and housing sta bility services and helping veterans get moved into housing by getting them some money for deposits for utilities and things like that, she said. COURTESY SANDRA GRIFFIN PHOTOGRAPHY 5k winner Timothy Pierce crosses the finish line first in the Step Fitness 5K on Saturday morning. Michelle Richards hosted a number of fitness related events to celebrate Step Fitness five-year anniversary. The 5K had 52 runners participate for $5 a person. The money raised will go to Backpack Ministries, Richards said. By AMANDA WILLIAMSON firstname.lastname@example.org A Lake City woman faces charges of aggravated bat tery after hitting a man in the face with a picture frame during an argu ment about their daughter, according to a Columbia County Sheriffs Office arrest report. Rita Carter Fender, 53, 271 SW Chickadee Way, was arrested Friday at approximately 3:18 a.m., the report said. When deputies arrived at the address, they saw an intoxicated man with blood on his face and abdomen. Chester Kimmel, 64, told police he had been sitting in a recliner when Fender walked up behind him and hit him in the face with a picture frame, the report read. The glass sliced him over his right eye. The dep uties found Fender sitting on the back porch of the home, smok ing. Fender told deputies she had been drinking. The deputies also noted blood on the recliner and the pic ture frame, surrounded by broken glass, lying on the floor. According to report, Fender said she was tired of Kimmel so she hit him with the frame. Fender was booked into the Columbia County Detention Facility. Her bond was set at $10,000. $1M grant to aid vets, families 325 households expected to get needed support. Fender Nurses license revoked for drug use Woman faces battery charge
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By TIM KIRBY email@example.com The Florida Babe Ruth Baseball State and North Florida State Tournaments at Southside Sports Complex in Lake City dodged weather delays on Saturday, and all the games were played except one. The only casualty was 11U, which was sched uled to end with a cham pionship game at 11 a.m. Saturday. The two final teams, Julington Creek and Fort Caroline, agreed to return at 8 a.m. today to complete the game. Fort Caroline defeated Suwannee, 10-0, Saturday morning to earn another shot at Julington Creek. Atlantic Beach and Clay County PAL got in their championship game, with Clay winning, 15-4, to force a second championship game at 9 a.m. today. Clay earned its return shot against Atlantic Beach with a 9-2 win over Whitehouse on Saturday morning. In the 12U, Suwannee beat Fort Caroline, 9-6, in the winners bracket. Fort Caroline will play Julington Creek at 9 a.m. for the right to face Suwannee in the champi onship game at 11 a.m. today. In Saturdays 12U early elimination games, Meridian Park beat Santa Fe, 12-1, and Julington Creek shut out Normandy, 10-0. Julington Creek then held off Meridian Park, 10-9. In the 10U winners bracket, Fort Caroline beat Madison 11-1. Madison plays Orange Park at 9 a.m. today to get another chance at Fort Caroline in todays 11 a.m. championship game. In the 10U elimina tion games, San Jose beat Lakeshore, 13-12, while Orange Park beat Union County, 12-4, and By TIM KIRBY firstname.lastname@example.org Lake Citys 9U All-Stars team ran into its district nemesis at the Babe Ruth State Tournament and the results were the same. Union County, which beat Lake City twice to win the District 6 championship, eliminated the local team in a 7-6 thriller on Friday. Lake Citys 10U All-Stars team also was knocked put of the tournament on Friday, losing 12-2 to San Jose in an elimination game. The Babe Ruth State and North Florida State Tournaments, hosted by Lake City/Columbia County Babe Ruth Baseball, con tinue today at the Southside Sports Complex. Lake City 9U out-hit Union County, 9-4, but the neighboring Tigers always had an answer for the home team. Union County built a 3-0 in the bottom of the first inning. Lake City came back with four runs in the second inning, but Union County put another threespot on the board in the bottom of the inning. Lake City tied the game with two runs in the fifth inning. Union County scored the go-ahead run in its half of the fifth and held on for the win. Truett Todd led off the second inning for Lake City with an infield hit. Austin McInnis reached on an error and Ty Jackson sin gled to drive in Todd. Noah Schneider added a sacrifice fly for the second run. Ty Jackson scored on a wild pitch and Zachary Shaw walked. Mason Gray beat out an infield hit and Kade Jackson singled in Shaw. Gray and Kade Jackson By BRANDON FINLEY email@example.com It was two and done for the Lake City 12U All-Stars team at the Babe Ruth Baseball North Florida State tournament at Southside Sports Complex. Lake City fell into the elimination bracket on opening day and was elimi nated after a 19-3 drubbing at the hands of Normandy on Friday. Normandy turned on the heat early and never let up with four runs in the first inning. Colton Lake City Reporter SPORTS Sunday, July 14, 2013 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas? Contact Tim Kirby Sports Editor 754-0421 firstname.lastname@example.org 1BSPORTS Dr. Robert J. Harvey 752-2336 Open 6 Days A Week Mon. Sat. Evening Appointments Available www.theaspendentalgroup.com 1788 S.W. Barnett WayHwy. 47 South We Strive to See You Today or Tomorrow! I Need to See A Dentist Right Away! 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JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Lake City 10U All-Star Wade Skinner, taking a cut during a game against Orange Park on Thursday, had a hit and scored one of Lake Citys runs in Fridays 12-2 loss to San Jose. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Lake City 12U All-Star Gavin Justice dives back to first base against Santa Fe on Thursday. Lake City 12U falls hard to Normandy Lake Citys 9U, 10U knocked out Friday State champs will be decided
The news that Power Country radio is going off the air is distressing in an AM kind of way. The 102.1 WGLC-FMs AM counterpart was WGRO, which in its day was known as 960 in Dixie. Bob Dobelstein was one of the stations owners. Originally from Connecticut, Dobelstein was an All-American football player at Tennessee and met his wife, Betty, in Knoxville. Dobelstein played in the Rose Bowl and in the East-West Shrine Bowl, and is a member of the Tennessee Hall of Fame. He was drafted by the NFL and played for the New York Giants and later in the American Football League of that time. Betty had kinfolks in Lake City and the family moved here where Dobelstein worked with Paul Fikes oil company. Dobelstein bought into WGRO when the headquarters of the station was downtown across from what is now the Court House Annex. You could walk by the studio and watch through the window as the disc jockey played music. WDSR had the rights to the Columbia High football games, and Dobelsteins answer was to emcee the Tiger Breakfast show on Saturday morning out of the Red Barn Restaurant. Dobelstein had a part in the career of Pat Summerall, who will be the subject of an NFL Films telecast in the fall. A crew was recently in Lake City to interview several of Summeralls CHS classmates. Summerall had a five minute or so program on WGRO where he reported scores and sports news. When Summerall left his hometown of Lake City to join CBS, his first job was in radio. The Dobelsteins had three children Anne, who is deceased, Roby, who was MVP on the Tigers football team that won state in 1967, and Libby Clary, who teaches at Richardson Middle School. A lot of us grew up with WGRO and will be sad to see it go. SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today AUTO RACING 1 p.m. TNT NASCAR, Sprint Cup, New Hampshire 300, at Loudon, N.H. 3 p.m. NBCSN IRL, IndyCar, Indy Toronto, race 2 11 p.m. NBCSN IRL, Indy Lights, at Toronto (same-day tape) CYCLING 8 a.m. NBCSN Tour de France, stage 15, Givors to Mont Ventoux, France GOLF 9:30 a.m. TGC European PGA Tour, Scottish Open, final round, at Inverness, Scotland Noon NBC European PGA Tour, Scottish Open, final round, at Inverness, Scotland 1 p.m. TGC PGA Tour, John Deere Classic, final round, at Silvis, Ill. 2:30 p.m. TGC LPGA, Manulife Financial Classic, final round, at Waterloo, Ontario 3 p.m. CBS PGA Tour, John Deere Classic, final round, at Silvis, Ill. NBC USGA, U.S. Senior Open Championship, final round, at Omaha, Neb. 7 p.m. TGC Web.com Tour, Utah Championship, final round, at Sandy, Utah MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1 p.m. TBS Texas at Detroit 1:30 p.m. WGN Chicago White Sox at Philadelphia 8 p.m. ESPN St. Louis at Chicago Cubs MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 2 p.m. ESPN2 Exhibition, All-Star Futures Game, at New York MOTORSPORTS 7:30 a.m. SPEED MotoGP World Championship, German Grand Prix, at Hohenstein, Germany 3 p.m. SPEED MotoGP Moto2, German Grand Prix, at Hohenstein, Germany (same-day tape) SOFTBALL 1 p.m. ESPN World Cup, round robin, United States vs. Puerto Rico, at Oklahoma City 9 p.m. ESPN2 World Cup, championship, at Oklahoma City Monday MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 8 p.m. ESPN Exhibition, Home Run Derby, at New YorkBASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB Boston 58 37 .611 Tampa Bay 53 41 .564 4 Baltimore 52 42 .553 5New York 51 42 .548 6 Toronto 44 48 .478 12 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 51 41 .554 Cleveland 49 44 .527 2Kansas City 43 47 .478 7 Minnesota 37 53 .411 13 Chicago 36 53 .404 13 West Division W L Pct GB Oakland 54 39 .581 Texas 53 40 .570 1 Los Angeles 44 47 .484 9 Seattle 41 52 .441 13 Houston 33 59 .359 20 Todays Games Kansas City (Shields 4-6) at Cleveland (U.Jimenez 7-4), 1:05 p.m. Minnesota (Gibson 1-2) at N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 9-7), 1:05 p.m. Texas (M.Perez 3-1) at Detroit (Verlander 9-6), 1:08 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Quintana 4-2) at Philadelphia (Hamels 4-11), 1:35 p.m. Toronto (Jo.Johnson 1-4) at Baltimore (Feldman 0-1), 1:35 p.m. Houston (Bedard 3-5) at Tampa Bay (Archer 3-3), 1:40 p.m. Boston (Workman 0-0) at Oakland (Colon 12-3), 4:05 p.m. L.A. Angels (Blanton 2-11) at Seattle (Iwakuma 7-4), 4:10 p.m. Mondays Games No games scheduled Tuesdays Game All-Star Game at New York (Mets), 8 p.m.NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Atlanta 53 40 .570 Washington 47 46 .505 6Philadelphia 46 47 .495 7 New York 40 49 .449 11 Miami 34 57 .374 18 Central Division W L Pct GB St. Louis 56 35 .615 Pittsburgh 55 36 .604 1 Cincinnati 52 41 .559 5 Chicago 41 50 .451 15Milwaukee 37 55 .402 19 West Division W L Pct GB Arizona 49 44 .527 Los Angeles 46 46 .500 2 Colorado 45 49 .479 4 San Francisco 42 50 .457 6 San Diego 41 53 .436 8 Todays Games Washington (Jordan 0-2) at Miami (Slowey 3-6), 1:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Quintana 4-2) at Philadelphia (Hamels 4-11), 1:35 p.m. Cincinnati (Cingrani 3-1) at Atlanta (Teheran 7-4), 1:35 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Gee 6-7) at Pittsburgh (Locke 8-2), 1:35 p.m. Colorado (Chacin 8-4) at L.A. Dodgers (Nolasco 6-8), 4:10 p.m. Milwaukee (W.Peralta 6-9) at Arizona (Kennedy 3-5), 4:10 p.m. San Francisco (Zito 4-6) at San Diego (Stults 7-7), 4:10 p.m. St. Louis (Wainwright 12-5) at Chicago Cubs (T.Wood 6-6), 8:05 p.m. Mondays Games No games scheduled Tuesdays Game All-Star Game at New York (Mets), 8 p.m.All-Star final rosters Rosters for the MLB All-Star game on Tuesday at Citi Field in New York (x-injured, will not play; y-injury replacement; f-final player fan vote): AMERICAN LEAGUE STARTERS Catcher Joe Mauer, MinnesotaFirst Base Chris Davis, BaltimoreSecond Base Robinson Cano, New York Third Base Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Shortstop J.J. Hardy, BaltimoreOutfield Mike Trout, Los Angeles; Adam Jones, Baltimore; Jose Bautista, Toronto Designated Hitter David Ortiz, Boston RESERVES Catcher Jason Castro, Houston; Salvador Perez, Kansas City Infielders Prince Fielder, 1b, Detroit; Jason Kipnis, 2b, Cleveland; Manny Machado, 3b, Baltimore; Dustin Pedroia, 2b, Boston; Jhonny Peralta, ss, Detroit; Ben Zobrist, 2b, Tampa Bay Outfielders Nelson Cruz, Texas; Alex Gordon, Kansas City, Torii Hunter, Detroit Designated Hitter Edwin Encarnacion, Torontoo PITCHERS x-Clay Buchholz, Boston; Brett Cecil, Toronto; y-Bartolo Colon, Oakland; x-Jesse Crain, Chicago; x-Yu Darvish, Texas; f-Steve Delabar, Toronto; Felix Hernandez, Seattle; Hisashi Iwakuma, Seattle; Justin Masterson, Cleveland; y-Matt Moore, Tampa Bay; Joe Nathan, Texas; y-Glen Perkins, Minnesota; Mariano Rivera, New York; Chris Sale, Chicago; Max Scherzer, Detroit; Justin Verlander, Detroit NATIONAL LEAGUE STARTERS Catcher Yadier Molina, St. LouisFirst Base Joey Votto, CincinnatiSecond Base Brandon Phillips, Cincinnati Third Base David Wright, New York Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado Outfield Carlos Beltran, St. Louis; Carlos Gonzalez, Colorado; Bryce Harper, Washingtonn RESERVES Catcher Buster Posey, San Francisco Infielders Pedro Alvarez, 3b, Pittsburgh; Everth Cabrera, ss, San Diego; Matt Carpenter, 2b, St. Louis; Allen Craig, 1b, St. Louis; f-Freddie Freeman, 1b, Atlanta; Paul Goldschmidt, 1b, Arizona; Marco Scutaro, 2b, San Francisco; Jean Segura, ss, Milwaukee Outfielders Domonic Brown, Philadelphia; Michael Cuddyer, Colorado; Carlos Gomez, Milwaukee; Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh PITCHERS Madison Bumgarner, San Francisco; Aroldis Chapman, Cincinnati; Patrick Corbin, Arizona; Jose Fernandez, Miami; Jason Grilli, Pittsburgh; Matt Harvey, New York; Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles; Craig Kimbrel, Atlanta; Cliff Lee, Philadelphia; Jeff Locke, Pittsburgh; Adam Wainwright, St. Louis; Travis Wood, Chicago; Jordan Zimmermann, Washington.BASKETBALLWNBA schedule Thursdays Games Minnesota 69, Indiana 62Los Angeles 94, Tulsa 78 Fridays Games Chicago 83, Connecticut 70Washington 83, San Antonio 73 Todays Games San Antonio at Connecticut, 5 p.m.Los Angeles at Phoenix, 6 p.m.Atlanta at Seattle, 9 p.m.AUTO RACINGRace week NASCAR SPRINT CUP CAMPING WORLD RV SALES 301 Site: Loudon, N.H.Schedule: Today, race, 1 p.m. (TNT, noon-4:30 p.m.). Track: New Hampshire Motor Speedway (oval, 1.058 miles). Race distance: 318.46 miles, 301 laps. IZOD INDYCAR HONDA INDY TORONTO Site: Toronto.Schedule: Today, second race, 3:33 p.m. (NBC Sports, 3-6 p.m.). Track: Streets of Toronto (1.75 miles).Race distances: 148.75 miles, 85 laps. Camping World lineup Friday qualifying; race today (Car number in parentheses) 1. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 135.922 mph. 2. (78) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 135.835. 3. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 135.786. 4. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 135.757.5. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 135.525. 6. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 135.487.7. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 135.482.8. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 135.333. 9. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 135.246. 10. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 135.107. 11. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 135.073. 12. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 135.006. 13. (55) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 134.978.14. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 134.868. 15. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 134.849. 16. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 134.753. 17. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 134.71.18. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 134.492. 19. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 134.411. 20. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 134.089.21. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 134.028. 22. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 133.839.23. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 133.835. 24. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 133.821.25. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 133.778.26. (51) A J Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 133.778. 27. (83) David Reutimann, Toyota, 133.637. 28. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, 133.431.29. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 133.273.30. (98) Michael McDowell, Ford, 132.993. 31. (93) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 132.919.32. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 132.905. 33. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 132.72. 34. (19) Mike Bliss, Toyota, 132.485.35. (35) Josh Wise, Ford, 132.002.36. (33) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, owner points. 37. (32) Ken Schrader, Ford, owner points. 38. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, owner points. 39. (7) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, owner points. 40. (36) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, owner points. 41. (52) Morgan Shepherd, Toyota, owner points. 42. (30) David Stremme, Toyota, owner points. 43. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, owner points.CYCLINGTour de France Saturday-14th Stage (A 118.7-mile hilly ride from SaintPourcain-sur-Sioule to Lyon, with numerous Category-3 and 4 climbs) 1. Matteo Trentin, Italy, Omega Pharma-QuickStep, 4 hours, 15 minutes, 11 seconds. 2. Michael Albasini, Switzerland, Orice GreenEdge, same time. 3. Andrew Talansky, United States, Garmin-Sharp, same time. 4. Jose Joaquin Rojas, Spain, Movistar, same time. 5. Egoitz Garcia, Spain, Cofidis, same time. Overall Standings 1. Chris Froome, England, Sky Procycling, 55 hours, 22 minutes, 58 seconds. 2. Bauke Mollema, Netherlands, Belkin Pro Cycling, 2:28. 3. Alberto Contador, Spain, Team SaxoTinkoff, 2:45. 4. Roman Kreuziger, Czech Republic, Team Saxo-Tinkoff, 2:48. 5. Laurens ten Dam, Netherlands, Belkin Pro Cycling, 3:01. Friday-13th Stage (A 107.5-mile flat ride from Tours to Saint-Amand-Montrond) 1. Mark Cavendish, England, Omega Pharma-QuickStep, 3 hours, 40 minutes, 8 seconds. 2. Peter Sagan, Slovakia, Cannondale, same time. 3. Bauke Mollema, Netherlands, Belkin Pro Cycling, same time. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2013 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-04212BSPORTS 1130 US Hwy 90 W Lake City, Florida(386) 752-5890G.W. Hunter, Inc. PROPANE FILLING STATION Drive it in and well ll it up! RECREATION ROUNDUP CHEAP SEATS Tim KirbyPhone: (386) email@example.com Q Tim Kirby is sports editor of the Lake City Reporter We GRO-d up with 960 AM Adult hoops Results of the RCC/AMN Adult Basketball League with leading scorers listed: Q July 10 Tigers 65, Brians Sports 53. Tigers: Jordan Coppock 21, Darrell Jones 17, DeKarry Rossin 16, Kelvin Jonas 10. Brians Sports: Chris Hornbaker 18, Ted Waller 18. Nothing But Nets 59, Da Threat 56 OT. NBN: Ted Young 16, Cleveland Hill 12, Jeffrey Norris 11. Da Threat: Morris Marshall 12 Tae Foster 10. Q July 7 Da Threat 76, Brians Sports 63. Da Threat: Morris Marshall 29, Jalen Wyche 19 Tae Foster 14, Justin Rayford 10. Brians Sports: Chris Hornbaker 21, Ted Waller 15, Chance Snowden 13. Wolves 87, Team Ocala 65. Wolves: Jakeem Hill 21, Chris Carodine 20, Harold Griffin 13, Varion Coppock 11, Kendrick Clayton 10. Q July 3 Wolves 60, Nothing But Nets 59. Wolves: Jakeem Hill 15. NBN: Alvin Jernigan 15, Ricky Jernigan Jr. 13, T. Young 13. Tigers 100, Team Ocala 96. Tigers: Tre Simmons 36, Jordan Coppock 32, Kelvin Jonas 14, Darrell Jones 10. Q July 1 Nothing But Nets 89, Brians Sports 59. NBN: Lawrence Lee 19, Alvin Jernigan 16, Keith Eddy 14, Cleveland Hill 12, Jeff Norris 11, Ted Young 11. Brians Sports: Shayne Edge 19, Ted Waller 15. Team Ocala 74, Da Threat 56. Team Ocala: Brolin Floyd 19. Q June 26 Wolves 70, Tigers 53. Wolves: Jakeem Hill 20, Varion Coppock 19. Tigers: Robert Dace 17, Tre Simmons 16. Team Ocala 77, Nothing But Nets 58. Team Ocala: Joshua Walker 22, Lavoris Jerry 21, Mike McCloud 16. NBN: James Thomas 22, Alvin Jernigan 11, Ricky Jernigan Jr. 11, Cleveland Hill 10.
GATORS Gator Club to meet Tuesday The North Florida Gator Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Beef O Bradys for the purpose of electing officers for 2013-14. For details, call Bob McManus at 752-3333. CHS FOOTBALL Season tickets at McDuffie Marine Columbia High football season tickets, corporate sponsor gifts and booster parking passes will be available at McDuffie Marine & Sporting Goods on U.S.Highway 90 west beginning Wednesday. For details, call Alan Moody at 288-8408.Future Tiger Camp offered Columbia High football head coach Brian Allen is hosting a Future Tiger Camp for boys ages 5-14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 26 at Tiger Stadium. Free registration begins at 8 a.m. The camp is sponsored by the Columbia High Quarterback Club and includes lunch and a free T-shirt. For details, call club president Allen Masters at 292-0725. YOUTH SOCCER CYSA summer training camps Columbia Youth Soccer Association is offering two camps at the Southside Sports Complex: pro soccer player Hugh Cousins Camp from 9 a.m. to noon July 22-25; Columbia High boys coach Trevor Tyler Camp from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 5-8. Cost is $110 for each camp, or $200 for both camps. Register at cysa.com by Saturday for Hugh Cousins Camp or Aug. 3 for Trevor Tyler Camp. For details, call 288-2504. CHS VOLLEYBALL Future Tiger Camp Monday Columbia High volleyballs Future Tiger Camp for girls entering grades 5-8 is 9 a.m. to noon Monday and Tuesday. For details, call coach Rebecca Golden at 288-8705.Q From staff reports Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421 LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2013 3B3BSPORTS COMMISSION RELEASES STATE: Finals begin at 8 a.m. today Continued From Page 1B ALL-STARS: Lake City 9U falls by one Continued From Page 1B BRIEFS 12U: All-Star team 2 and out at state Continued From Page 1BMcLoughlin started off the scoring after reaching on a base hit. He was driven in by Ray Wagner. Conner Spillers drove in Wagner after an error and another error allowed Spillers to score. Garrett Smith scored the final run of the inning after reaching on a walk. He was driven in by Josh Stevenson. McLoughlin added to his hot day at the plate with a solo home run in the sec-ond inning and Wagner scored on a balk for a score of 6-0. Normandy went scoreless in the third, and Lake City had its first hit of the game when Hosea Robinson hom-ered to cut the lead to 6-1. It was one of only two hits for Lake City in the game. Normandy added four more runs in the fourth inning, beginning with its own homer. Parker Bennett hit a two-run shot to score Wagner for an 8-1 lead. Stevenson added another run off a wild pitch and Trent Southerns hit scored Kody Millstead for a 10-1 advantage. Walks allowed Lake City to get one back in the bot-tom of the fourth as Garrett Fennell scored to cut the lead to 10-2. Normandy opened up the flood gates in the fifth inning with nine runs, start-ing with McLoughlin scor-ing on an error after a hit by Wagner. Wagner made it 12-2 off a wild pitch and Garrett Smith drove in Spillers and Bennett to make it 14-2. Smith then scored his own run when Stevenson connected for his second hit of the game. Kody Millstead, after reach-ing on two walks earlier, made it 16-2 by driving in Stevenson with his only hit of the game. McLoughlin completed Normandys bat-ting around the order when he had his second hit of the inning to score Southern and give Normandy a 17-2 edge. Lake City had one final half inning in them and went down swinging with a final run. Alex Cook reached on a walk, stole second base and was batted in by Jamie Minchin for the 19-3 final. singled to lead off the fifth inning. Shaw scored on a throwing error and Ty Folsom singled to score Jackson. Gray doubled with two out in the sixth inning for his fourth hit of the game. Jake Osteen had a single and scored two runs for Union County. Kyle Cohen had a bunt single, RBI-ground out and scored a run. Trailing 1-0 in the bottom of the first inning, Lake City 10U came up empty after loading the bases with no outs. By the time Lake City got another runner in scor-ing position in the fourth inning, San Jose led 8-0. The Stars added four runs in the fifth inning to bring on the mercy rule. Colby Strickland singled to lead off the fourth inning for Lake City and Wade Skinner singled one out later. After a force out at third base, Travis Dicks produced an RBI-single. Fighting to stay alive, Lake Citys Max Bavar, Ashton Miles and Hunter Scott singled to open the fifth inning. It was the sec-ond hit of the game for Miles and Bavar scored on Scotts hit, but the other two runners were stranded. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterLake City 9U All-Star Kade Jackson pitches against Mand arin on Thursday during the Florida Babe Ruth Baseball North Florida State Tournament at the So uthside Sports Complex.JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterLake City 12U All-Stars second baseman Anthony Faulkner (left) attempts to tag out Santa Fes Nick Schentrap during their game on Thursday. Santa Fe no-wake zone activated Zone 5, a 32-mile segment of the Santa Fe River from River Rise within OLeno State Park west to the confluence of the Suwannee River, was activated Friday as an idle-speed, no-wake zone. This area of the river becomes an idle-speed, no-wake zone when the Santa Fe reaches 17 feet as indicated on the Three Rivers gauge, where flood stage is 19 feet. An idle-speed, no-wake zone means a vessel must proceed at a speed no greater than that required to maintain steerageway and headway. At no time is any vessel required to proceed so slowly that the operator is unable to control it or anything it may be towing. FWC officers will be patrolling this area of the river to ensure compliance with the temporary idle-speed, no-wake zone.Suwannee Lake FMA to close The Suwannee Lake Fish Management Area will be closed for renovations this fall. Suwannee Lake, near Live Oak, is a 63-acre lake constructed by the FWC in 1967. A drawdown of the lake level has already begun and boat access may be limited to smaller vessels in the near future. Bag limits and size limits on the lake have been temporarily suspended, allowing anglers to keep any fish they catch until the area is closed. Anglers will still need a freshwater fishing license to take or attempt to take fish unless exempt by law. For details on this project, call the FWC North Central Regional Office at 758-0525. San Jose, 11-4. Fridays games Q 9U Atlantic Beach 8, Clay County PAL 6; Union County 7, Lake City 6; Whitehouse 12, Mandarin 1; Whitehouse 14, Union County 7; Q 10U Madison 19, Orange Park 5; Fort Caroline 14, Lakeside 4; Union County 6, Hiland Park 0 (forfeit); Union County 17, Keystone Heights 15; San Jose 12, Lake City 2; Q 11U Julington Creek 4, Fort Caroline 2; Suwannee 8, Meridian Park 7; Suwannee 6, Marietta 0 (forfeit); Q 12U Suwannee 12, Santa Fe 2; Fort Caroline 9, Julington Creek 2; Meridian Park 6, Marietta 0 (for-feit); Normandy 19, Lake City 3; Meridian Park 6, Wakulla 3.
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By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comA s summer continues to dwindle away for students, parents are making plans for the upcoming school year. The Florida Legislature is hoping to help Florida families economically through the Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday, which will take place Aug. 2 Aug. 4. During this years event, personal computers and accessories selling for up to $750 will be tax free for the weekend. During the tax holiday weekend, there will be no state or local sales taxes due on personal comput-ers and related accessories having a sales price of $750 or less, purchased for noncommercial home or personal use. For the sales tax holiday, a personal computer will be defined as any electronic book reader, laptop, desktop, handheld, tablet, or tower computer, but does not include cell phones, video game con-soles, digital media receiv-ers, or devices that are not primarily designed to process data. The term related accessories includes keyboards, mice, personal digital assistants, monitors (except those with TV tun-ers), modems, routers, and non-recreational software. Ron Feezell, owner of Real Deal Computers, 152 N. Marion Ave., said he plans to bring in additional inventory for the sales tax holiday. I believe the sales tax holiday is going to bring folks into our business, he said, noting his busi-ness sells notebooks, per-sonal computers, desktop computers and laptops. I think the sales tax holiday is definitely going to get people out to shop. I think it was a wonderful idea that they added computers to the sales tax holiday. It will definitely make the business grow and at this time we could use the busi-ness. Michael McInally, owner of The Computer Guys, 1452 SW Main Blvd. Suite 101, said he also plans to bring in additional inven-tory because of the sales tax holiday. We definitely carry a few more computers than we normally do because of the sales tax holiday, he said. During the sales tax holiday, generally people will buy computers either for college and/or for high school. We normally see a lot more purchases of per-sonal computers, lap tops, mainly for that purpose. The Computer Guys sells laptop and desktop computers, tablets and a variety of computer acces-sories. Almost everything that we sell is related to computer accessories, McInally said. Keyboards, mice, modems, monitors, routers everything that is computer-related is eli-gible for the sales tax holi-day, including everything from computer carrying cases to stands anything that is computer or tablet related. Now tablets are also a large part of how people use computers. So we have those as well. McInally said the sales tax holiday is beneficial for local consumers. The sales tax holiday provides local consumers with an opportunity to make bigger purchases, without the seven percent sales tax, so people are just a little more willing to go out and spend money because they are going to save a little bit of money, he said. As in previous tax holidays, clothing and shoes up to $75 will be tax exempt, along with school supplies up to $15. That includes pens, pencils, erasers, crayons, note-books, notebook paper, legal pads, binders, lunch boxes, construction paper, markers, folders, poster board, composition books, poster paper, scissors, cellophane tape, glue or paste, rulers, computer disks, protractors, com-passes, and calculators. The first sales tax holiday in Florida was enacted in 1998, and ran for seven days, from August 15-21 and applied to clothing and footwear valued at $50 or less. In 2010 the sales tax holiday was a three-day holiday from August 13-15 with exemptions on clothing under $50 and school supplies under $10. The three-day tax holiday was repeated in 2011 from August 12-14, with increased exemptions of clothing up to $75 and school supplies up to $15 and in 2012 it ran from August 3-5. Lake City Reporter Week of July 14-20, 2013 www.lakecityreporter.com Section C Columbia, Inc. Your marketplace source for Lake City and Columbia County1CColumbia Inc. Bradley P. Barnes, M.D.Medical Director, RadiologyG. Ashfaq H. Khan, M.D.Diagnostic RadiologyWELCOME, DOCTORS.Dr. Barnes will be our full-time Radiology Medical Director. His specialized training and leadership qualities will be a huge benet for Shands Lake Shore. Dr. Khan is experienced in diagnostic radiology for a wide variety of specialties from mammography to neurology. Both physicians are board certied and look forward to working as a team here in our community. WELCOME TO LAKE CITY, DR. BARNES AND DR. KHAN. 368 NE Franklin Street Lake City, FL 32055 For more information about Dr. Barnes, Dr. Khan and our staff of expert physicians, go to ShandsLakeShore.com. Independent members of the medical staff A new twist to sales tax holiday JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterMichael McInally, owner of The Computer Guys, shows Lake City resident Donna Anderson a laptop computer on Wedne sday. The state sales tax holiday, which will be held August 2-4, will now extend to compu ters and computer accessories. Computers,accessoriesnow eligible. Republicans plan to tackle cuts in food stamp programMARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated PressWASHINGTON House approval of a scaled-back farm bill is setting up what could be an even bigger fight over food stamps and the role of domestic food aid in the United States. Food stamps have been a part of farm bills since the 1970s to gain urban Democratic votes for the rural measure. But that union has soured this year as the food aid has exploded in cost and House Republicans have taken aim at the pro-gram. Normally bipartisan, farm bills have become much less so. Republican leaders in the House won passage of the smaller farm bill on a partyline vote Thursday by dropping a section of the bill that dealt with food stamps, saying they would deal with that issue in a separate bill. After rallying most of his cau-cus to vote for the farm portion of the bill, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., said Republicans would act with dispatch to get a food stamp bill to the floor. It remained unclear what a food stamp bill would look like, how it would move through the House or how quickly law-makers could craft a bill. While Democrats have opposed any cuts to the $80 billion-a-year program, designed to give people tem-porary food assistance when their income falls beneath a certain level, Republicans GOP continued on 2C
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LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDSUNDAY, JULY14, 2013 Classified Department: 755-5440 3C DIRECTOR OFNURSING Position#A99997 This is a professional position responsible for the planning, coordination, and implementation of the Associate Degree Nursing program, the Practical Nurse program and the Patient Care Assistant program Florida Gateway College. Minimum Qualifications:Currently licensed as a registered nurse in Florida and shall have either a bachelor's degree in nursing plus a master's or doctoral degree in a related field or a master's or doctoral degree in nursing. Florida statues 64B9-2.005. Two years teaching experience. Computer literate.Knowledge of statisticalconcepts. Knowledge of accounting principles. Knowledge of state laws affecting nursing program operations. Ability in numerical reasoning and verbal expression. Ability in written communication. Previous leadership/management or Director of Nursing experience preferred. SALARY:$49,875Annually, Plus Benefits APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled Persons interested should provide College application, vita,and photocopies of transcripts.All foreign transcripts must be submitted with official translation and evaluation. Position details and applications available on web at: www.fgc.edu Human Resources Florida Gateway College 149S.E. College Place Lake City,FL32025-2007 Phone (386) 754-4314 Fax(386) 754-4814 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org FGCis accredited by the Commissionon Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education and Employment 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 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACase No.: 13-700-DRHERBERTD. WONG,PetitionerandCLAUDETTE S. WONGRespondent.NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSO-LUTION OF MARRIAGE(NO CHILD OR FINANCIALSUP-PORT)TO: CLAUDETTE S. WONG 770 SWSymphony Loop, Lake City, FL32025YOU ARE NOTIFIED that action for dissolution of marriage has been filed against you and that you are re-quired to serve a copy of your writ-ten defenses, if any, to it on HER-BERTD. WONG whose address is 753 SWBrandywine Drive #B-103, Lake City, FL32025 on or before 8/12/13, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, FL32055, before service or Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition.This action is asking the court to de-cide how the following real or per-sonal property should be divided: NONE.Copies of all court documents in this case including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts of-fice. You may review these docu-ments upon request.You must keep the Clerk of the Cir-cuit Courts office notified of your current address. (You may file notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on re-cord at the clerks office.WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, re-quires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, in-cluding dismissal or striking of pleadings.Dated: 7/11/13P. DeWitt CasonCLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTBy: /s/ Sol S. Rodriguez05539906July 14, 21, 28, 2013August 4, 2013 LegalNOTICE OFPUBLIC MEETING OF SCHOOLBOARD OF COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAThe School District of Columbia County, Florida announces they will hold a workshop, to which all per-sons are invited to attended as fol-lows:DATE: Tuesday, July 23, 2013TIME: 5:30 p.m.PLACE: Columbia County School DistrictAdministrative Complex Auditorium372 West Duval StreetLake City, FL32055PURPOSE: Workshop to discuss budget issues. No action will be tak-en at this meeting.Pursuant to the provisions of the American with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommo-dations to participate in the above workshop is asked to advise the School Board at least 48 hours be-fore the workshop by contacting Mrs. Lynda Croft at (386) 755-8003.School Board of Columbia County, FloridaBy: /s/ Terry L. HuddlestonTerry L. HuddlestonSuperintendent of Schools05539861July 14, 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 060Services $20.00 MOWING Per acre no minimum. $10.00 trip charge. VC,MC,AMEX or Discover (904) 651-0016 100Job Opportunities05528183IMMEDIATE OPENING Part Time Front Desk Guest Service Associate Shifts/Hours Vary Industry Standard Benefits Must Be Self Motivated with Excellent Customer Service Skills Apply In Person 450 SWFlorida Gateway Drive Lake City, FL32024 NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE 05539734The Third Judicial Circuit currently has the following positions available:Digital Court Reporter For more information go to: www.jud3.flcourts.org 05539737The City of Lake City has openings for the following full-time positions:*Maintenance Worker*Senior Concrete Finisher*Distribution Technician T/F/T*Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator "C "*Airport Lineman Obtain detailed job descriptions and applications by visiting 1st floor receptionist in City Hall 205 N Marion Avenue, Lake City, FL32055 or visit our web site at www.lcfla.com The City of Lake City is an EEO/AA/ADA/VPemployer. 05539858ONeal RoofingNow Hiring Experienced Roofers. Will Train qualified applicants. Must have valid Drivers License. Apply in person. 212 Hickory Drive, Lake City, FL32025 Drivers: $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises: 1-888-567-3110 Admin. Assistant needed for Real Estate Agent, part time, exp. a plus. Fax resume & references to 877-279-5757 100Job OpportunitiesCounselor / Case Manager. Full time position available in program serving adolescents and families primarily in Hamilton County. Bachelors degree is required. Masters Degree in Counseling, Behavioral Sciences, or related field preferred. Send resume to Stephanie Douglas at email@example.com. Background Screening required, EOE, DFWP, E-verify employer Delivery Drivers/ Independent Contractors need reliable small pickups with toppers. SUVs or mini vans for same day deliveries. Call 1-800-818-7958. Driver Class A 2yrs EXPFlatbed/Lowboy/ Stepdeck. Home 3/4 weeks $40-60K 334-864-7456 Electricians/Helpers Wanted Experience Required Please fax resume to 770-567-5061 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org Hiring full time one position Data entry/customer service Rep for industrial supply house mechanical experience helpful some computer experience needed Apply in person 3631 Hwy 90 East, Lake City FL, email@example.com Industrial Structural/Mechanical Designer-Draftsman Must have experience in design and detailing Material Handling Equipment (conveyor systems) and related structural steel support systems. Proficiency in AutoCAD is necessary. DO NOTAPPLYIN PERSON Send resume to Draftsman 3631 US Highway 90 East Lake City, Fl 32055 Personal Administrative Assistant to help with farm. Duties include: processing invoices, filing, general administrative duties, coordinate maintenance workers. Willing to work flexible hours, be reliable and like dogs. $10/Hr. Send Resume to: P.O. 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Shifts are 3pm-11pm & 7pm-7am Apply in person at The Health Center of Lake City 560 SWMcFarlane Avenue Lake City, FL32025 EOE/ADADrug Free Workplace 120Medical Employment05539836NURSES W anted RN and WOUND CARE NURSE RN/LPN, (1) Day Shift (1) RN for 7P-7Aand C.N.As Wanted, 3p-11p FT 2 or more years work experience in a skilled nursing facility preferred. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Come in person or call 386-362-7860, Staff Development, Suwannee Health Care Center, 1620 Helvenston St., Live Oak, FL32064 Openings available for RNs in a very busy Rehab unit. Shifts are 3pm-11pm & 7pm-7am Apply in person at The Health Center of Lake City 560 SWMcFarlane Avenue Lake City, FL32025 EOE/ADADrug Free Workplace 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. 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R ecently, I traveled to the country of Trinidad and Tobago to attend the Caribbean Food Crop Society Conference. The experience was a very enlightening cultural and educational exchange opportunity. Two islands make up this small Caribbean country, which is often referred to as T&T. Located just a few miles off the coast of Venezuela, T&T exports gas and oil and is a prosperous country. Although the financial and gov-ernmental differences between Florida and T&T are many, the similarities in agricultural strug-gles of the two is striking. The theme of the conference this year was Agribusiness Essential for Food Security: Empowering Youth and Enhancing Quality Products. Caribbean countries face the challenges that come with importing large quantities of food. Hurricanes and other catastrophic events can leave an island country isolated and unable to obtain the imported food that people rely on. Food security is a very important issue. Our concerns about food security are similar, but the situation is not as life-threatening because we are not isolated. Both locales, however, face the consequences of declining interest in agricultural professions and the aging population of current farmers. We are each finding that our young people dont know where food originates, and they have little knowledge about nutrition. In Florida, it is important that we continue to cultivate a passion for growing and consuming our own local produce. Locally grown food is the freshest and most nutritious, and we can feel more secure in knowing where and how it is grown. Fresh food production in a small island country provides food security and sustainability that will keep it less dependent on other outside supplies. We also share the need to develop agricultural programs in which young people want to be involved. How else will agricultural profes-sions in research, teaching, exten-sion and production ever be filled in the future? Compared to former generations, it is safe to say that the young generation is techy. Programs that enable students to apply their technical knowledge to agriculture and food production are needed for the future of agri-culture in Florida and in T&T. Trinidad and Tobago also fights the constant battle of inva-sive pests, including the giant African snail and the aggres-sive lionfish, both of which have invaded Florida. Although we all are experiencing climate change, the islanders have accepted the fact and are making plans and modifications to cope. People and countries that face such similar problems have so much to share in solving those problems. LIFE Sunday, July 14, 2013 www.lakecityreporter.com Section D D uring our Mediterranean cruise, we had the opportu-nity to visit wineries in both Italy and Spain. At the base of Mt. Vesuvius in Italy, in a town called Trecase and in the heart of the Vesuvius National Park, lies Cantina del Vesuvio. It is a fam-ily-owned restaurant and winery that has been in business since 1948. This winery produces Lacryma Christi (Tears of Christ) wines. Upon our arrival, they gave us a short tour through the vineyards. As many wineries as Ive been to, I learned some-thing new a couple of things, actually. First, you often see roses among and near the grape vines. These are planted close by because the insects are more attracted to the flow-ers and, thus, leave the grapes alone. Then, the difference between the red grapes and white grapes by the types of vines: White grapes are usually grown higher off the ground, like on a pergola, and the red grapes are grown on a stalk closer to the ground. There was a separate building or more accu-rately, a veranda for tastings. where we were all seated at a nicely set table. Then the pouring began. The wine boss was quick with the pours, and I actually had to drink fast to catch up. We tasted four different wines: a white, a red, an apricot liquor and a spumante. In fact, when Sue Towns heard the cork on the champagne pop, she looked in that direction and said Hello, friend. It was a very funny moment. I dont think we had any wines or varietals that we didnt like. They also served us fresh-cut toma-toes, bruschetta, cheese and salami. Everything was very good. I loved their pottery, too. The plates and the pitchers I liked so much that I asked if they were for sale. Unfortunately, they were not. In Spain, on the island of Mallorca, we drove about an hour from Palma to the southwest coast to Andratx. The winery there is on the side of a mountain. The drive up required much skill, which fortunately our bus driver had. The views of the valley were gorgeous, and we made it just as it started to sprinkle a bit. It was called Santa Catarina. I learned something else new at this winery: The older the vines, the better quality the grapes. But also they can be less produc-tive. Eventually, they will have to be replanted. Here, some of the vines were about 30 years old, and they would plan to replant Visitingwineries of Italy, Spain Story ideas?ContactRobert BridgesEditor754firstname.lastname@example.org Lake City Reporter1DLIFEBy AMANDA WILLIAMSONawilliamson@lakecityreporter.comI magine: Walking across a brick walkway, names stretched out on the ground before you and each one a memory from a time long gone, an era connected by a demol-ished school building that stood as a cultural icon in the community. Richardson High School existed in Lake City from about 1900 until 1975, first as Richardson Academy and later as a school housing primary through 12th-grade stu-dents, said Stanley Lofton, an RHS graduate. Really, you have to go quite a ways back to look at the seeds of educating black children in the South, he said. Richardson High School was a center of cultural change. ... The parents would quickly understand that there was a direct link between education and upward mobility. Some of the parents came from miserable times, and the possibility of educa-tion that was some-thing to be proud of. About three years ago, volunteers from the RHS class of 1971 came up with an idea to create the Richardson Walk, a memorial to com-memorate students and staff from Richardson High School. According to Mario Coppock, Richardson monument project director, construc-tion on the memorial stopped due to permitting and location issues. Now, the committee needs to raise $10,500 to continue work on the project. Approximately $3,500 has been raised already from contributions by the Richardson Community Center/Annie Mattox Monument resurrected JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterColumbia County Commissioner Ron Williams (in white h at) and mason Willie Dixon set a row of bricks on Wedn esday and try to visualize the pattern of a walkway to be built a s part of the Richardson High School monument being ere cted near the Richardson Community Center. Watching are (from left) Adee Farmer, Chavella Young, Lynda Caldwell-Elliott and Nicole Smith. About $10,500 is still needed to complete the brick monument. Alumni working to finish project for alma mater. By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated PressWASHINGTON While the Washington Monument is closed for earthquake damage repairs over the next year, 488 lamps will restore the marble towers glow each night on the National Mall. The National Park Service lit up the monu-ment for the first time last Monday evening and will continue to do so each night at dusk. A crowd gathered on the Mall and at the Lincoln Memorial as the park service turned on the lights of a decorative design in sections, starting at the bottom. It took a few minutes for the lights to reach their full glow. National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis and philanthropist David Rubenstein, who donated $7.5 million to fund half the cost of repairs, took part in the first lighting. A blue, semi-transparent fabric has been wrapped around the scaffolding that surrounds the monument as it undergoes extensive repairs of its 2011 earth-quake damage. Architect Michael Graves was commissioned to design a scrim to decorate the monument between 1998 and 2000, when it was last restored. His same design was used this time to exaggerate the scale of the monuments stone pat-tern and the mortar that is being repaired. National Mall Superintendent Bob Vogel told The Associated Press that the lighting marks a milestone in the years-long effort to restore and reopen the monument to President George Washington. We know that our visitors are disappointed that they cant actually go up in the monument, he said. GARDEN TALK Nichelle Demorestdndemorest@ufl.edu Q D. Nichelle Demorest is a horticulture agent with the Columbia County Extension of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Washington Monument glows again TRAVEL TALES Sandy KishtonAn enlightening visit to Trinidad and TobagoASSOCIATED PRESSThe presidents Marine One helicopter files past the Wash ington Monument on the way to the White House in Washington, D.C. While the monuments ea rthquake damage is being repaired over the next year, 488 lamps will restore the towers glow each night. BRICKS continued on 3D MONUMENT continued on 2D TRAVEL continued on 3D Richardson High School New light system will restore some of structures allure.
2D LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2013 Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 2DLIFE By ELIZABETH KARMEL Associated Press It has been years since I learned to make competition-worthy bar becued baby back ribs. And I still consider myself lucky to have learned from some of the best in the business. My first year at the barbecue competition Memphis in May, the head cook from a team called Bubbas Bunch befriended me and taught me to make ribs the same way barbecue great John Willingham did. Willingham was the creator of the amazing allpurpose barbecue rub known as Wham Seasoning. And it is amaz ing stuff. Following my rib tutorial, I made those ribs more times than I can count, and have taught them many times in my barbecue classes. I named the recipe after the team who taught me, and they are perfect for a first-timer. Or if you are like me, it may become your go-to recipe for ribs. All you need are a love of great barbecue and three ingredients meaty baby back ribs, lemons and my Wham-inspired rib rub. You can make these on a gas or charcoal grill or a smoker. If you have never made ribs before, you need to know a few things. Buy a meaty rack with no bone-shine. This means that you should inspect your ribs to see how close the butcher got to the bone when they were cutting the ribs. If you can see a bit of the top of the bone on the rack when it is raw, there isnt enough meat on the ribs. When the ribs are cooked and the meat recedes from the bone, you will have a very bony rack. Make sure you buy racks of ribs that weigh 2 to 3 pounds each. Most recipes will tell you to remove the membrane from the ribs (and I used to do it, too). But the more I cooked ribs, the more I liked leaving the mem brane on the back. One reason is that it holds the ribs together especially important if there is any bone-shine and it also is a good indicator of when the ribs are done. When the membrane pulls away from the back of the rack and looks like translucent parchment paper, you know the ribs are done. If you want, you can remove the membrane before you cut and serve the ribs. When you prep your ribs for the grill, squeeze a lemon over both sides of the ribs to refresh them. That little bit of acid cre ates a brightness, a clean can vas for your seasoning and helps the rub adhere to the meat. Next, season liberally by hold ing your hand about a foot above the racks and sprinkling the dry rub over the ribs evenly, like you are raining rib rub over the racks. Do it no more than 15 min utes before cooking. I like to use a rib grilling rack because it posi tions the ribs so that the hot air and smoke from the closed grill rotate equally around all of the racks of ribs and you can cook twice as many than if they lay flat on the grates. As for the actual cooking, true barbecue demands indirect heat. This is what allows the meat to cook slowly, melting the fat and connective tissue. Barbecue also calls for smoke, so be sure to soak wood chips in advance. You can look for two visual clues when making ribs at home: the meat should pull away from the ends of the bones, which should be dry and dark; and the ribs should bend easily without breaking if you gently fold them over. That covers what you should do. Heres what not to do. First, dont parboil your ribs. It isnt necessary, and it will rob your ribs of flavor. Ribs should only take 2 to 3 hours to cook and they should be cooked from start to fin ish on your outdoor grill. Second, if you are a barbecue sauce lover, only put the sauce on the ribs dur ing the final 10 to 15 minutes of cooking. Otherwise the sugar in the sauce will burn while the ribs are still undercooked. If you follow these tips and the recipe below, you will be amazed at how easy it is to make ribs in your own backyard. All it takes is a little patience and a little love of the game. BUBBAS BUNCH BARBECUED BABY BACK RIBS Start to finish: 3 1/2 hours (30 minutes active) Servings: 8 Ingredients: Wood chips, for smoking For the rub: 2 tablespoons smoked paprika 2 tablespoons kosher salt 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons McCormicks Worcestershire Ground Black Pepper Blend (or other black pepper) 1 tablespoon onion powder 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper For the ribs: 4 racks baby back ribs, at least 2 pounds each 2 lemons, halved 1 cup prepared barbecue sauce (optional) Directions: Soak the wood chips in a bowl of water according to package directions. Meanwhile, to make the rub, in a medium bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well. If you prefer your dry rubs to have a finer texture, the ingredients can be combined in a spice grinder and ground until fine. Set aside. Any extra rub can be stored in an airtight container at room tem perature for up to 6 months. Prepare the grill for indirect heat at medium-low. You are aim ing to maintain a temperature of 300 F to 325 F. If using a charcoal grill, place the soaked wood chips directly on the hot charcoals. If using a gas grill, place the wood chips in a smoking box and set into the grill. Squeeze and rub 1 lemon half over each rack of ribs. Sprinkle the ribs liberally with the spice rub, then let them sit at room temperature for 15 minutes. Place the ribs, bone-side down, in the center of the cooking grate, or in a rib holder or rack. Grill, covered, for 2 to 3 hours, or until the meat is tender and has pulled back from the ends of the rib bones. Begin checking the ribs after 1 1/2 hours in case your grill is running hot. Leave the ribs unattended and without opening the grill cover for the first 30 minutes. If the ribs start to burn at the edges, stack them on top of one another in the very center of the grill and lower the heat slightly. Ten minutes before serving, brush the ribs with barbecue sauce, if using. Remove the ribs from the grill and place them on a clean plat ter. Let them rest for 10 min utes before cutting into individual portions. Secret to great barbecued baby back ribs ASSOCIATED PRESS Meaty and great-tasting Bubbas Bunch barbecued baby back ribs require patience and the recipe below. Food Monroe negatives to be auctioned Associated Press NEW YORK Fashion and celeb rity photographer Milton H. Greene was only 26 when he photographed Marilyn Monroe for Look magazine. He went on to take thousands of photos of the Hollywood siren, capturing both her vul nerability and her sex-bomb persona. Now, 3,700 unpublished black-andwhite and color negatives and transpar encies of Greenes Monroe archive are going on the auction block with copy right. They are but a fraction of 75,000 celebrity negatives and slides Greene shot in the 1950s and 1960s that are going on sale July 27 at Profiles in History in Los Angeles and online. Copyrights are included with all the material, which is spread over 268 lots, meaning a potential buyer can print imag es from the negatives and transparencies, sell them and license the material. Its a big, big deal. Its like selling the recipe for Coca-Cola, said Joseph Maddalena, owner of Profiles in History, which auctions original Hollywood mem orabilia and artifacts. Its nearly unheard of in a public venue, particularly for an entire archive, said Christopher Belport, the photogra phy consultant for Profiles in History. MONUMENT: New lights restore allure Continued From Page 1D So, we hope that this will make up for it just a little. It takes several minutes for all 488 lights to come to full power, Vogel said. After the first lighting, sensors will light the monument automatically each night at dusk. Many stones near the top of the monument were chipped or cracked, and mortar was shaken loose during a 5.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Aug. 23, 2011, along the East Coast. Experts have completed a detailed analysis of each stones damage. Now, they are working to ensure that all the repair plans are just right, from the color of mor tar to a process for inject ing a sealant into cracked stones, Vogel said. Within days, they will begin mak ing final repairs, working stone by stone across the surface and inside the obe lisk. The monument is expected to reopen once the repairs are completed in spring 2014, the park service has estimated. In the meantime, the National Park Service is launching a live online EarthCam view of the mon ument and of the National Mall. The monument lighting also marks Rubensteins role in a larger campaign to restore neglected sites on the National Mall, officials said. The co-founder of the Carlyle Group investment firm has joined the non profit Trust for the National Mall as a co-chairman to help raise $350 million to preserve and restore sites in the nations most-visited national park. Hes taking his leader ship role as a co-chair of the campaign for the National Mall very seriously, said Caroline Cunningham, the fundraising groups presi dent. Were really grate ful for not only his passion about the restoration of the Washington Monument but his passion for the campaign to restore the National Mall. Associated Press NEW YORK Twinkies dont last forever, but theyll have more staying power than most people remem ber when they return to shelves. Hostess Brands LLC says the spongy yellow cakes will have a shelf life of 45 days when they start hit ting shelves again Monday. Thats nearly three weeks longer than the 26 days the previous owner had stated as the shelf life for Twinkies. A spokeswoman for Hostess, Hannah Arnold, says the change to extend the shelf life was actually made by the old company that went bankrupt, with the longer-lasting cakes first hitting shelves on Nov. 1 of last year. But the old company went out of business and stopped production just weeks after that, meaning the Twinkies most people are familiar with had the shorter lifes pan. Arnold declined to say what changes were made to extend the shelf life, saying that it is proprietary infor mation. The New York Post also reported last week that Hostess will start freezing some of its cakes to extend their shelf life. That means that Twinkies would be delivered to stores frozen so retailers can stamp their own expiration dates on the cakes. Arnold said in a state ment that a select number of retail customers repre senting about 10 percent of its distribution made the request for frozen products. She declined to say which retailers requested the fro zen Twinkies. Hostess shuttered its fac tories in November, after years of management tur moil and failure to reach a contract with its second big gest union. Its brands were sold off to different buyers; Twinkies and other Hostess cakes were purchased by Apollo Global Management and Metropoulos & Co. As to whether the freez ing would affect the taste, Arnold said in a statement that any suggestion that Hostess is changing the integrity of the iconic snack cakes consumers have loved is completely untrue. New Twinkies to last longer ASSOCIATED PRESS Hostess Twinkies will be back on store shelves Monday.
Park North Inc., County Commissioner Ron Williams and architect Tony George. You had to learn, said Williams, a 1962 gradu-ate of RHS. In fact, the [school personnel] accept-ed nothing else. They real-ized that to be successful you had to have a good foundation education-wise, and that foundation was Richardson High School in our community. Although the buildings not there, that foundation still exists. No matter where we go, well always remember our alma mater. Were very proud of it. There was, in fact, a hunger for education, a thirst for knowledge at Richardson High, Lofton said. The school provided a safe, nurturing environ-ment for students to learn. lt ran smoothly for quite a while, and then the tenor changed, he said. In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. the Board of Education that racial segregation of schools violated the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Change came throughout the South, Lofton said. Schools that served the black population were phased out. In some of the counties, schools left behind were reno-vated to be used for other purposes. ... Not so for Richardson High School. Richardson High was demolished. The monument will stand as a testament to the old school, allowing future generations the chance to visualize the place where their parents or grandpar-ents earned their educa-tion, said Lynda Caldwell-Elliot of the class of 1971. In the middle of her senior year, students first started getting bused to nearby Columbia High School in the movement toward desegregation in Lake City. Prior to that year, RHS was the only black high school in the area, teaching stu-dents from Columbia and Baker counties. It was a tough transition, she said. It was hard because we looked forward to growing up and graduating from Richardson. Currently, the project stands at the reconstruc-tion phase, Coppock said. Previous work on the walk, which started on land adjacent to the Richardson Community Center reserved for future park-ing, had to be demolished. At the time, concrete had been poured, engraved bricks placed and the skel-eton of a circular fountain constructed. However, local law enforcement warned the committee about poten-tial hazards concerning the fountain. Soon, the brick-work began to crack. With the issues mounting, the project stalled. Now, a new concrete foundation has been placed in the original site of the monument, away from the plot designated as parking space. Foreman Adee Farmer gathered materials and contractors needed to finally finish the monu-ment, including former RHS graduate and profes-sional mason Willie Dixon to handle the brickwork. Due to safety concerns and maintenance costs, the fountain has been deleted from the project, Coppock said. The memorial will feature the Richardson Walk, situated under two walkways, leading to a podium holding a bronze plaque engraved with a dedication to the school. Four benches will sur-round the podium, he said. We had some teachers out here that were instru-mental in teaching us that we needed an education to better ourselves, Dixon said. We passed that on to our children to let them know just how important this was in our upbring-ing. As part of fundraising efforts, engraved bricks are being sold for $55 apiece. Newly purchased bricks will be added to walk once a year after the project has been completed. To date, 243 alumni and supporters have purchased bricks for the Richardson Walk. Coppock hopes to have the project completed by the Richardson Round-up on July 26-28, if the weath-er permits. This is part of our community, our legacy, said Farmer. Its rich in tradi-tion. The schools known throughout Florida... Ive had a chance to give back to that legacy. If you would like to make a contribution or purchase a brick, contact Alvin Baker at (386) 365-1446. Mailed contributions are welcomed at RCC/AMN (Monument Fund), P.O. Box 764, Lake City, Fla., 32056. Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2013 3D3DLIFEHAPPENINGS Local student named to Deans List Steven Mark Cheek, of Lake City, has been named to the Deans List for the spring semester of 2013 at North Greenvill University in Tigerville, S.C. To qualify for the Deans List a student must maintain a 3.5 grade-point average while taking a minimum of 12 credit hours worth of courses. By KIM COOKAssociated PressHomeowner Christine Igot knows one thing for sure. I will not have a fridge in my kitchen ever again, she says firmly. In the new house shes building, in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, the 51-year-old is putting the refrigerator in a pantry off the kitchen and will double insu-late the walls. Why? All that noise, noise, noise. Her present house has an open plan, and the sound of the fridge drives her crazy. I tried to get used to it. I had an appliance man come to see if it was running properly. It was it just emitted a high-pitched whine. Roxanne Went uses her car as a cone of silence to escape the noise of leaf blowers outside her suburban West Chester, Pa., home and of family members blaring music inside. For baby boomers, noise matters. Decreased tolerance for loud sounds is a fairly common symp-tom of age-related hearing loss, as the range of comfortable lis-tening levels seems to shrink, says Ted Madison, an audiologist in St. Paul, Minn., and a represen-tative of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Beyond creating stress and annoyance, loud noises can cause hearing loss, according to experts. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health reckons that noise over 85 decibels may cause hearing loss. So what are the loud products we live with at home? According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, based in Rockville, Md., the very loud range includes blenders, blow dryers, vacuum cleaners and alarm clocks, all in the 80to 90-decibel range. Extremely loud in the 100to 110-deci-bel range are snow blowers, gas lawnmowers and some MP3 players. In Brighton, England, a Noise Abatement Society fields com-plaints from citizens about annoy-ances ranging from neighbors power tools to barking dogs to wind chimes. Managing director Poppy Elliot says her team decid-ed to channel the collective angst over unwanted noise into Quiet Mark, a seal of approval they give to products designed to be qui-eter. So far more than 35 products have received the designation, from hair dryers to commercial tools, and Eliot said the organiza-tion is expanding globally. The ultimate aim is to encourage industry across the board to put a high priority on factoring in low noise at the design stage. Investment in acoustic design and sound quality of a product should be just as important as energy efficiency or visual design, Elliot says. Manufacturers are responding to concerns about noise with new, quieter products. LG has several including the TrueSteam dishwasher that use a direct-drive motor, an alter-native to the noisier belt-and-pul-ley system of traditional motors. Swiss-based Liebherr uses low-sound dual air compres-sors and cooling circuits in their high-end fridges. And Samsungs dishwasher has extra insulation, which cuts the sound. Range hood fans can often by noisy. Italian firm Falmec makes a line that uses a perimeter extraction method rather than one single vacuum vent; the air is drawn evenly into the hoods edges more quietly than being sucked straight up. Jerek Bowman, a chef in Toronto, recommends sous vide cooking, using a thermal circula-tor and heating the food in water, as a quieter way to go. Theres simply no noise. You can use it the same way you would for roasting, stewing or braising, he says. A side benefit? With the equivalent of only a light bulb to heat the water, theres some energy savings as well. Food processing pioneer Magimix has a new multi-tasking mixer that chops, slices, whisks, grates, kneads and mixes all in one machine, and does it qui-etly with an induction motor. Induction motors, which dont use stiff brushes to transfer elec-tricity, mean a weightier but qui-eter appliance. Rowentas noise-reducing inventions include the Turbo Silence home fan and the Silence Form Extreme vacuum cleaner, which emits a decidedly timid 65 decibels. Electroluxs Ultra Silencer canister vacuum comes in at 68 decibels. As for hair dryers, the Centrix Q Zone and Biolonic IDry Whisper Light are two low-noise options; the latter was one of the first products to receive the Quiet Mark designation. And Stihl has a line of lithiumion battery yard gear includ-ing a leaf blower, mower and trimmer that are much quieter than gas-powered equipment.Quieter, please: New products keep it down a bit Baby Boomers Manufacturers cut noise levels to meet older folks demands. ASSOCIATED PRESSLG Electronics is producing a washing machine (left) w ith a direct-drive motor that runs much quieter than conventional machines. As people age, their tolerance for no ise can diminish. Manufacturers are responding with new products that are significantly quieter. TRAVEL: Winery visits Continued From Page 1Dan acre at a time after this years harvest. After this brief explanation of the vineyards and a quick tour of the vat room with its stainless steel tanks, we headed to the tasting room. It was magnificent and totally different from what we experienced in Italy. The large, dark room was filled with barrels and bottles and just had the best ambiance. We tasted at our own barrel with bar stools, and were able to visit some of the other rooms where they stored the bottles and had pri-vate functions. Not only did we get to taste four different wines but we also tasted their olive oil and marine salt. The white wine was made from a Muscat grape, which normally we dont like because its too sweet, but this one we liked. Then there was a ros, followed by two reds. All were good. We also very much liked the salt, it was rose-mary flavored. We bought some of it and a bottle of wine to enjoy later. Two very different experiences, but you cant go wrong with wine, no matter where you are. Q Sandy Kishton is a freelance travel writer who lives in Lake City. Email her at email@example.com. BRICKS: RHS monument being built at last Continued From Page 1D JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterPrincipals in guiding the Richardson High School mon ument to completion look over construction plans Wednesday on the monument site outside the Ric hardson Community Center. Pictured are (from left) County Commissioner Ron William s, Chevella Young, Nicole Smith, Lynda Caldwell-Elliott, Willie Dixon and Adee Farmer. A t least 7,200 bricks are needed to construct the monuments walkway, which will be about 85 feet long and include four 8-foothigh columns and two archways. COURTESYMBA recipientThad Jones recently received his master of business administration degree from the University of Central Florid a in Orlando. He is a member of the Black Engineers of America. His mother is Connie W. J0nes, of Lake City.
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DEAR ABBY: I am a 58-year-old woman who would like your take on a problem I have with sev-eral married female friends and my married sister. During the many years I have been close to these couples, the women seem unable to have one-on-one conversations, outings or a lunch date with me without including their husbands. Several times after making a lunch date, one friend, unbeknownst to me, has called her hus-band and invited him as well. Another friends hus-band never seems to allow her to talk to me alone, and will even be on speak-er or another phone listen-ing -again, unbeknownst to me until he suddenly says something. My sister will not read her emails from me, but instead has her husband read them aloud to her while shes doing some-thing else and then dic-tates a few words to reply to me with. Consequently, I stopped emailing her and told her why. There is nothing I would say to these ladies that I wouldnt want their hus-bands to hear, but can you tell me why certain women feel a need to include their spouses in their female relationships in this man-ner? At the very least, I feel it is extremely rude. -FRUSTRATED WITH MY BFFs DEAR FRUSTRATED: Your friends may assume that you like their hus-bands company as much as they do. They may feel that because they tell their spouses everything, their menfolk might as well hear what you have to say directly from you. Or their husbands may be retired or semi-retired and have no social lives of their own. Of course, the way to get a direct answer to your question would be to ask THEM why they do this, and because you feel it is rude, you should tell them. As to your sister, she may be too busy with household chores to read your emails and reply to them, which is why she has her husband read them to her, or you may have sent more than she can handle. Not sending her any more emails is not the solution; telling her how you feel might be. ** ** ** DEAR ABBY: Last year a neighbor confided to me that she had been sexually assaulted. In an effort to both show and invite com-passion, I told her I empa-thized with her because I had been assaulted on mul-tiple occasions as a child and teen decades ago. I have now learned that this woman has told other neighbors that I had sex with a lot of men, but she failed to put it in the con-text that I was a child vic-tim of multiple predators. What are your thoughts on this matter? -RE-VICTIMIZED DEAR RE-VICTIMIZED: You have every right to be angry with the blab-bermouth. Because the word is out, set the record straight with the neighbors who were kind enough to tell you your confidence wasnt respected. And in the future, I wouldnt blame you if you avoided the woman who started the rumors whenever possible, and let her know why. DEAR ABBY HOROSCOPES ARIES (March 21-April 19): Think before you speak. Romantic encoun-ters will be stressful if you arent accommodating or willing to compromise. Put greater emphasis on improving your personal life or your residence. +++ TAURUS (April 20May 20): Pleasure trips, community events that interest you or spending time with friends or family will make your day. Plan something special that will impress the ones you love. +++++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Make important deci-sions pertaining to your home and personal life. Love is on the rise and you can make positive changes to an important connec-tion you have with some-one. Dont let guilt stand between you and your hap-piness. ++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Dont confront per-sonal problems. A dispute will stand between you and the things you want to do or accomplish today. Mood swings and poor timing will not favor the outcome of a domestic situation you face. Bide your time. ++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Avoid discord. Take care of your responsibilities before you take care of your own needs. A change of pace or scenery will do you good. Plan activities that will get you out of the house once your chores are complete. ++++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Help others, your community or a cause and you will benefit from your efforts. Look at the people and places that show the greatest opportunity and make a move. +++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Tie up loose ends and you will feel better and less stressed about your future. Dont let anyone interfere with your plans. +++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Youll have lots of ideas and plenty of sup-port. Travel plans should be underway and expand-ing something you want to pursue in the works. +++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You may have to hide out if someone is being too emotional or try-ing to get you to comment on the way you feel. Make sure you dont compromise your position by making a promise you cannot keep. A change of heart is likely. ++++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Call a family meeting or look at partner-ship options. You may have to make a few construc-tive alterations in order to avoid an emotional reac-tion to the plans you want ++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Stabilize your personal position by com-municating your feelings and needs. A positive change can be made that will influence your finan-cial, emotional and physi-cal wellness. Love is in the stars and romance should be planned for the evening hours. +++++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Share your thoughts and youll get help imple-menting your plans. You can secure your position financially by investing in your own talent and skills. An inheritance, settlement or other financial gain is possible. Look at your options. +++ Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com THE LAST WORD Eugenia Word SUNDAY CROSSWORD Across 1 Hall-of-___6 Cry like a baby10 Evolve15 Zodiac animal19 Combined20 Spanish skating figure 21 Long rides?23 Suddenly smiled broadly 7KLVPLJKWJHW XJO\ 25 Like a mischiefmaker 26 ---27 Polite denial6JW)ULGD\VIRUFH30 Philosopher Hannah32 It may purr or roar=LSLW39 Archaic verb suffix40 Prefix with byte42 Pass44 ---45 Front part of a chimera 47 Prankster50 ---52 Spell caster53 N.Y.C. tourist attraction 54 Sign of pressure?56 Get ___ (fight)57 Battle of the ___, 1914 58 Best 60 ---61 Sun spot?63 An extremity64 ___ judicata (decided case) 7LFNRII*UDEZLWKRQWR69 Extremity,QIRPHUFLDOOLQH with a hint to 10answers in thispuzzle 75 Where the Confederate flagwas first flown:Abbr. 77 Cereal box title,WVDORFN,WVXSOLIWLQJ80 Sequel title starter81 Synthetic fiber83 Provide with cornrows, e.g. 86 Lines on a staff90 Belted out92 15-Across, in Spanish /RYHWKH:D\
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