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The Lake City reporter
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By STEVEN RICHMONDsrichmond@lakecityreporter.comHIGH SPRINGS — Law enforcement officers are on the lookout for a man accused of fatally shooting two Fort White men outside a bar early Saturday. Columbia County Sheriff’s deputies were searching late Saturday for Willie J. Wingfield III, who is accused of shooting to death Dennis Lamont Smith, 38, and Erik Antonio Akins, 24, in the parking lot outside Santa Fe Bar in High Springs around 1:15 a.m. Saturday. The men reportedly had a heated altercation outside the bar after one of the individuals involved was thrown out, according to Third Circuit State Attorney Jeff Siegmeister. The argument turned deadly when Wingfield pulled out a gun and began firing, deputies report. A crowd of witnesses saw the scene unfold out-side the bar, just 500 yards inside the Columbia County line, but most fled before deputies arrived. “Once the first man was shot, another came to help him” and was himself shot, Seigmeister said. It is unclear how the two victims were connected, but Siegmeister said “They were defi-nitely on the same side.” Deputies say it is not clear what started the altercation. The shooter left the scene before deputies found Smith and Akins By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comE lyse Hancock, 5, and her sister Audrey, 8, have fond memories of the time they spent at the Give Kids The World Village. Whether it’s a story about the pool at the vil-lage, the carousel, splash park or miniature golf course that shoots water at participants, each girl has her own special tale and memory of the place. Two summers ago Elyse was at the village fighting cancer. “We stayed there for six days,” said Kristy Hancock, Elyse and From staff reportsThe owner of a handgun used to fatally shoot an 11-year-old child was arrested Friday afternoon, according to Lake City police. Michael S. Norman, of 16583 Jewett St., White Springs, was arrested following an incident in May in which a 4-year-old picked up a handgun belonging to Norman and accidently shot and killed 11-year-old Jarvin Jackson in Cedar Park Apartments, according to police. According to a press release, Norman told police he left the gun on a kitchen table before going to sleep at 3 a.m. He was report-edly watching nine children who belonged to his girlfriend and her sister while the mothers were away. He awoke to the sound of a gunshot and rushed to the living room and found his girlfriend’s sister’s 4-year-old daughter holding the gun, police said. Maize Fennell, who lives one building over, said she saw the boy carried out of the apartment on a stretcher. “When I seen him come out, I turned my head because all I could think about was my 12and 10-year-olds,” she said. Jarvin died two days later follow-ing complications from a gunshot wound to the neck. Investigators interviewed the 2-year-old and the 4-year-old. They determined the 4-year-old girl woke up and saw the 2-year-old girl playing with the handgun. Both children then started to handle the gun, the report said. The 4-year-old girl had injuries CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Opinion ................ 4ABusiness ................ 5AObituaries .............. 6A Advice & Comics ......... 8B Puzzles ................. 2B TODAY IN PEOPLE FGC stage being redone. COMING TUESDAY Local news roundup. 91 64 T-Storm Chance WEATHER, 2A People.................. 2AOpinion ................ 4AObituaries .............. 5AAdvice.................. 5DPuzzles .............. 2B, 3B 96 74 Partly Cloudy WEATHER, 8A Lake City ReporterSUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2013 | YOUR COMMUNITY NE WSPAPER SINCE 1874 | $1.00 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM Top Baptist leader to speakhere in Sept. A helping hand for kidsin need. SUNDAYEDITION Vol. 138, No. 139 1C 6A 1A2 slain outside bar Soccer fields dispute settled? Norman COURTESYJarvin Jackson By STEVEN RICHMONDsrichmond@lakecityreporter.comThe Columbia Youth Soccer Association board of directors reached a tenta-tive solution to community complaints during a pub-lic meeting Saturday after-noon that will allow unaf-filiated adults and children to use the soccer fields at the Southside Recreational Complex. Adults, teens, and children who used the fields for pick-up games and practice were surprised last month when the CYSA said they would begin lock-ing gates to the soc-cer fields at the com-plex, citing issues of liability and field degradation. Saturday’s proposed solution came after heated dis-cussion between members of the board and concerned parents that suggested By AMANDA WILLIAMSONawilliamson@lakecityreporter.comHomelessness among Columbia County’s youth continues to trend upward, according to the Department of Children and Families Council on Homelessness. Out of the 9,000 students enrolled in Columbia County School District, nearly 7 percent, or 612, were listed as homeless for the 2012-13 school year, said the dis-trict’s homeless education liaison Dana Huggins. The report adds that the latest numbers ticked up from the 567 homeless students in 2011-12, and the 403 in the 2010-11 school year. “We have increased almost every year since we started counting our children,” Huggins said. “I think the economy is still struggling. I don’t see it improving as much as other people do. It’s still impacting our youth.” Public schools define homeless students as indi-viduals who lack a fixed, EverettGun owner arrested in fatal shooting caseHoliday Inn hosts kids charity event KILLING continued on 6A FATAL continued on 6A FIELDS continued on 7A HOMELESS continued on 3A Tensions remain between CYSA leaders, parents. Homicide, weapons charges filed against White Springs man. DCF report notes increase for third consecutive year. Ice cream social supports camp for terminally ill. Men die in parking lot of bar following deadly altercation. Gray plastic markers sit at the locations of bullet casing s outside the Santa Fe Bar, where one bullet shattered the rear window of the c ar at left. Homeless student numbers growingTONY BRITT/ Lake City ReporterBonnie Ripley and her daughter, Annabelle Ripley, 3, of Lake Butler, are all smiles as Annabelle eats a bowl of ice cream during Saturday’s Ic e Cream fundraiser at the local Holiday Inn and Suites. ICE CREAM continued on 3A Manhunt launched for suspected shooterPhotos by PATRICK SCOTT/ Special to the ReporterLaw enforcement personnel stand outside the Santa Fe Bar o n the southern edge of Columbia County after two men were shot and killed during an altercation in the parking lot early Saturday. Wingfield


PEOPLE IN THE NEWS Celebrity Birthdays Actress Arlene Dahl is 88. Songwriter-producer Kenny Gamble is 70. Rock musician Jim Kale (Guess Who) is 70. Magazine columnist Marilyn Vos Savant is 67. Country singer John Conlee is 67. Singer Eric Carmen is 64. Computer scientist and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is 63. Wrestler-actor Hulk Hogan is 60. Singer Joe Jackson is 59. Playwright David Henry Hwang is 56. Actor Miguel A. Nunez Jr. is 49. Actress Viola Davis is 48. Actor Duane Martin is 48. Actor-host Joe Rogan is 46. Rhythm-and-blues musi cian Chris Dave is 45. Actress Anna Gunn is 45. Actress Ashley Jensen is 45. Daily Scripture God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Psalm 46:1 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: 11-13-22-40 18 Friday: 1-3-7-22-24 Saturday: Afternoon: 7-0-7 Evening: N/A Saturday: Afternoon: 1-7-2-4 Evening: N/A Wednes day: 29-33-46-48-49-53-x2 Gov. Scott releases details on his personal assets TALLAHASSEE Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Friday turned over additional details on his personal fortune in order to make sure he is comply ing with a new state law. The multi-millionaire governor turned in to the states ethics commission a list of nearly $74 million in assets he placed in a blind trust more than two years ago. It shows, for example, Scott transferred into the trust $1.42 million in shares he owned in a social networking com pany that came under fire from some conservatives because it had partnered with Playboy magazine in Mexico. Scott established the trust to remove direct control over his finances and avoid questions of con flicts of interest. But when he set it up, he was not required to disclose what his money was invested in. A new sweeping ethics law passed this year by the Legislature says that public officials who set up blind trusts now must disclose the initial assets placed in the account. Scott is not bound by the new law since the Florida Commission on Ethics had previously approved his blind trust. But Scotts general counsel said the governor is turn ing over the information now in abundance of cau tion. Scott is also request ing the commission to con firm that he is compliance with the new law. Dan Krassner, execu tive director of Integrity Florida, a group that has called for greater disclo sure by public officials in the state, praised Scott for handing over the informa tion. Gov. Scott has taken the appropriate action to ensure his blind trust com plies with the new ethics law, Krassner said in an email. More transparency and accountability about the governors blind trust assets is in the publics best interest. Scott is refusing his $130,000 salary, as his trust paid him $3.1 million last year. He uses his familys per sonal jet to fly around the state, saving taxpayers the expense. He reported a net worth of $218 million right before he mounted his campaign in which he spent $70 mil lion of his own money to get elected. Scott reported a net worth of $103 million as he took office, while the filing he turned in earlier this summer showed that his net worth was nearly $84 million as of the end of 2012. Sinkhole study to start in region The Federal Emergency Management Agency will funnel nearly $1.1 mil lion to an assessment of Floridas vulnerability to sinkholes, according to the state Department of Environmental Protection. The request for the project stemmed from last years Tropical Storm Debby, which brought heavy rain to the state and led to the formation of sinkholes. The assessment will start in Hamilton, Columbia and Suwannee counties in north Florida. Later, a model will produce a statewide map showing sinkhole vulnerability, a DEP State firefighters headed west The state is sending 40 more firefighters out west to battle ongoing wildfires. On Saturday, the Florida Forest Service firefighters will fly to Salt Lake City, at which point they will be assigned to one of five areas in Oregon, California or Idaho, where blazes have raged in some areas for a couple of weeks. The state firefighters, members of two initial attack hand crews, will be expected to help cre ate fire breaks and fire lines around the wildfires. The latest deployment brings to 68 the number of Florida Forest Service fire personnel sent to help with the western fires. State economists predict growth TALLAHASSEE Florida economists are projecting that the states economy should continue to grow steadily over the next three years. After a decade that saw the states economy soar and then crash dur ing the Great Recession economists are expect ing a continued gradual recovery. We finally entered a period of stability where everything is behaving predictably, said Amy Baker, coordinator of the states Office of Economic and Demographic Research. Baker and other state economists concluded that the states main tax collec tions would grow by 3.4 percent over the coming year and then another 4.4 percent by the middle of 2015, bringing the total to $27.3 billion. That means Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature can expect to have a budget surplus of more than $2 billion to work with next year. Zimmerman trial expenses grow ORLANDO The George Zimmerman trial cost Seminole County gov ernment $91,000. County officials said Friday that amount was spent on safety, public information, planning and operations. The $91,000 is on top of the $320,000 that the Seminole County Sheriffs Office spent on overtime and equipment costs for the trial. About $33,000 of that amount was allotted for sequestering jurors during the three week trial. Zimmerman was acquitted last month of fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. ATLANTA R &B singer Usher will hold on to primary custody of his two young sons. A judge in Atlanta on Friday dismissed an emergency request by Ushers exwife seeking temporary custody of their two children. Tameka Foster Raymond request ed the hearing a day after the former couples 5-year-old son got caught in a pool drain while in the care of the multi-Grammy winners aunt at Ushers Atlanta home. Fulton County Superior Judge John Goger dis missed her request for decision-mak ing authority after hearing from both sides in court. After the judge issued his ruling, Usher approached his ex-wife, who broke down while testifying, and gave her a long hug. Based on the evidence presented at the hearing, Goger said he wasnt certain anyone really could have done anything to prevent the acci dent. But he also advised the 34year-old Usher to keep his ex-wife well advised of his whereabouts and whos taking care of the children. Usher Raymond V fell to the bot tom of the pool and became stuck in the drain on Monday, according to an Atlanta police report. A house keeper tried unsuccessfully to free him. A contractor doing work at the home pulled the boy from the pool and performed CPR. The boy was conscious, alert and breathing when emergency medical workers arrived, police said. The boy was still in the hospital Friday. The filing had said the boy suf fered a near-death accident while left unsupervised at Ushers home when the singer was out of town. Contrary to what Raymond claimed, Ushers aunt, Rena Oden, was poolside watching the children when the older child became stuck in the drain, said the singers lawyer John Mayoue. Rather than being grateful that her child had survived, Raymond used the episode to revisit the custody battle and gain publicity, Mayoue said. Usher and Raymond married in 2007 and divorced two years later. They went through a lengthy child custody battle, and Usher was given primary custody of the boys, who are about a year apart in age. Five Easy Pieces star Karen Black dead at 74 Karen Black, the prolific actress who appeared in more than 100 mov ies and was featured in such coun terculture favorites as Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces and Nashville, has died in Los Angeles. Blacks husband, Stephen Eckelberry, says the actress died Thursday from complications from cancer. She was 74. Known for her full lips and thick, wavy hair that seemed to change color from film to film, Black often portrayed women who were quirky, troubled or threatened. Her break through was as a prostitute who takes LSD with Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda in 1969s Easy Rider, the hippie classic that helped get her the role of Rayette Dipesto, a wait ress who dates and is mistreated by an upper-class dropout played by Jack Nicholson in 1970s Five Easy Pieces. Cited by The New York Times as a pathetically appealing vulgarian, Blacks performance won her an Oscar nomination and Golden Globe Award. She would recall that play ing Rayette really was acting: The well-read, cerebral Black, raised in a comfortable Chicago suburb, had little in common with her relatively simple-minded character. If you look through the eyes of Rayette, it looks nice, really beauti ful, light, not heavy, not serious. A very affectionate woman who would look upon things with love, and long ing, Black told Venice Magazine. 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regular and adequate night time residence, including those who share housing with others, live in motels or reside in a public place not fit for human beings to live. Im ready for them to come back to school, Huggins said. I worry about them over the sum mer. During the school year, Huggins provides the stu dents with free school sup plies, clothes, free lunches and breakfasts, and tutor ing. In some cases, gas cards are provided to a student or the parents to help with transportation to and from school. We assist them to iden tify whatever the barrier is keeping them from being academically successful, she said. That could be a lot of things. Once a child is desig nated homeless, he or she remains classified as such for the remainder of the school year. Because of that, the McKinney-Vento Act allows the school dis trict to provide assistance for the whole year. Even if you just get a home, youre really not stable, Huggins said. These are children that are highly mobile. According to Huggins, she couldnt continue to provide the services she does to the areas home less students without help from the community. The budgeted amount for her department is not enough to care for all the students needs, she added. In the past, community mem bers have donated socks, shoes, clothes, school supplies and gas cards in small amounts. I count on the commu nity, she said, and they step up to the plate. With an increase in the areas homeless students, the county saw an small increase in overall home lessness, according to the report by the Council on Homelessness. Columbia County reported 491 homeless residents in 2013, an increase from 2012s 458 homeless. United Way of Suwannee Valley, lead agency in the Homeless Services Network, assist ed the Department of Children and Families in compiling the 2013 data on Columbia County by conducting a point-in-time count. The report count ed sheltered individuals, or those living in tempo rary living arrangements provided by a public or private organization, and unsheltered individuals, those living in a place not suitable for human beings to reside. Thirty-nine percent of homeless individuals reported employment or financial concerns, fol lowed by 25 percent who reported family problems, according to United Ways data. Audreys mother. It was part of Elyses make a wish that was donated. She want ed to meet all of the Disney princesses and they sent us to the Give Kids The World Village. She (Elyse) is all good now. The Give The Kids The World Village in Kissimmee is a camp to benefit children with lifethreatening illnesses. The Hancocks, who are from Lulu, were there as Elyse fought leukemia. On Saturday, a number of local residents and their children were enjoying ice cream at the Ice Cream for Breakfast fundraiser to raise money to pay for children to visit Give Kids The World Village. The fundraiser was held at the Holiday Inn & Suites from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. After you visit the vil lage you feel that you want to give back because its so awesome and amazing and everybody there was so nice, Kristy Hancock said. They go above and beyond what you can imagine to get everything done. She said she was thrilled to see so many people come out Saturday. A lot of people dont understand what Give Kids The World is, but whenever they see the photo album and see that a local fam ily has gone there... they should be able to donate more and get more things going, she said. The Hancocks are ambassadors for the vil lage who share the word about how great it is. Kristy Hancock also serves as a wish granter for the Make A Wish Foundation. She works in the North Florida region with Andrea Diamond, helping termi nally ill children have their wishes of visiting Disney World become a reality. Rod Butler, Holiday Inn general manager, said this was the third year the local hotel participated in the fundraiser. The purpose of the event is to raise money for the Give Kids The World Village, which is down in the Orlando area and it basically hosts families who have kids with terminal illnesses for a week-long vacation, he said. Our parent company at Holiday Inn has been a longtime supporter of Give Kids The World Village. They reach out to all Holiday Inns nationwide to partici pate in the Ice Cream For Breakfast program. Kristy Hancock said the fundraiser is called Ice Cream for Breakfast because at the village, there is an ice cream parlor that opens around 7 a.m. for the children and their families and stays open until 11 p.m. We feel that this is a wonderful project and a worthwhile event and we just want to bring awareness to the commu nity about Give Kids The World, Butler said. Were helping to raise close to $2,000 today. Butler said he and his staff were hoping to serve more than 100 people dur ing Saturdays fundraiser. Weve had a number of people who have given individual contributions today of $100 on up, he said. Weve had multiple contributions of $100 and it helps us get towards our goal. Tari Johnson, of Lake City, brought her son Trip to the fundraiser after one of their family members spent time visiting the camp before he died. My nephew Gabriel Cox was 3 years old when he went to the Give Kids The World Village, she said. He was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma (an aggressive cancer that develops on the adrenal glands) and they were able to go to Disney about three weeks before he passed away. It was wonderful because they (Gabriels parents) had a week where they didnt have to worry about any thing and had an opportunity to escape a lot of the hard realities they had to face dealing with a child with terminal cancer. By TONY BRITT C lothing inner wear, outer wear or under wear by the bagful or binful, on racks and on the floor. Pretty much anywhere you looked at the House of Bargains on Saturday, a pile of clothing could be found. CARC-Advocates for Citizens with Disabilities, which provides services and sometimes jobs for people with mental and physical challenges, is moving a huge amount of its clothing inventory from the House of Bargains on Marion Avenue to the agencys new store loca tion. The stacks of clothing on the floor were sched uled to be sorted to deter mine whether they would be taken to the new store. The House of Bargains new location is near the Lake City Mall at the Phoenix Plaza. Over the course of several years a backlog of clothing donations had accumulated, said Heather McInnis, the Lake City Altrusa International service chair and a mem ber of the CARC Board. Were trying to get rid of all the things that arent going to be marketable at the new location. Were going to unload some of these items to another charitable organization that were not able to sell and in our new store have upgraded merchandise. Saturday, approximately 20 Altrusa members vol unteered their time and joined CARC board mem bers, clients and commu nity volunteers, and spent hours helping to sort through the clothing piles. McInnis estimated that they sorted through at least 100 trashbags filled with clothes. Just this morning, we ended up with at least 50 bins full of clothes to take to the new store, she said. Were getting rid of the stuff we cant sell and sort ing everything into various sizes so well be able to process it quickly when we get into the new store and hopefully have the store open in time for back to school. Approximately 30 to 40 more Altrusa members are scheduled to help with the remainder of the sorting and rearranging chores at the House of Bargains, 500 N. Marion Ave., on Monday. McInnis said helping CARC is an important community service project for Altrusa. We always try to sup port CARC in any way that we can because they do such good work for the community, she said. We have a lot of ladies who are perfect for this sort of proj ect. Theyre able to look at things and make a deci sion, so we just felt like it was a need that Altrusa specifically could fill for CARC. 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GABLES GREEN LEARNING CENTER TONY BRITT/Lake City Reporter CARC volunteer Janice Prince (left), a CARC volunteer, folds and sorts clothes with Altrusa International members Esta Eberhardt Freeman and Heather McInnis Saturday at the CARC House of Bargains to prepare for the second-hand stores relocation to the Phoenix Plaza. Altrusa volunteers help CARC get ready for move to new store Piles of donated clothing being prepared for sale. HOMELESS: Rise seen Continued From Page 1A ICE CREAM: Fundraiser helps terminally ill kids Continued From Page 1A TONY BRITT/Lake City Reporter Audrey Hancock (left), Elyse Hancock and Kristy Hancock sit at the Holiday Inn and Suites Saturday morning during a fundraiser for the Give Kids The World Village. The family stayed at the village two summers ago when Elyse was bat tling cancer.


T he Russian economy is not doing well. Reports Bloomberg News, “Russia’s economy unex-pectedly slowed in the second quarter to extend a slide that’s stoking concern the world’s biggest energy exporter may be entering a recession.” Although USA Today sarcastically remarked, “Russia’s GDP growth is whatever (President) Vladimir Putin says it is,” even the official statistics are not good. According to Bloomberg, the government’s Federal Statistics Service reports that GDP grew only 1.2 percent from a year earlier. Based on the classic definition of two straight quarters of negative growth, Russia may already be in a recession. Faced with an impending economic crisis, the Kremlin settled on a novel stimulus program, one that seemed to have eluded the George W. Bush and Barack Obama admin-istrations. They are releasing from the gulag small-business owners and entrepreneurs who were locked up on bogus charges designed to let the Kremlin or its cronies gain con-trol of those businesses, which were then usually looted. The New York Times reports that a “business owner in Russia has a better chance of ending up in the penal colony system once known as the gulag than a common burglar does.” Official figures show that burglary and robbery are prosecuted less than “economic crimes,” which run a wide gamut from embezzle-ment to tax evasion, according to the Times. At least one out of every 10 inmates is a white-collar convict, according to the newspaper. A jailed self-employed upholsterer interviewed by the Times had his business confiscated and his stock sold off to a competitor for “copy-right infringement.” The Times says more than 110,000 people are serving time for economic crimes and another 2,500 are in jail awaiting trial on those charges.... According to the newspaper, the Kremlin has appointed an ombuds-man for entrepreneurs’ rights to begin amnesties for the jailed entrepreneurs who lost businesses in hopes that they’ll start new ones and begin hiring people, pay taxes and maybe help stave off a reces-sion. The ombudsman, Boris Titov, admits that the government “over-reacted” during Putin’s first 12 years in power as president and prime minister. If Putin wants to free his economy from the vagaries of oil and national gas prices, he’ll protect his small-business class, not plunder and prosecute it. This is a lesson so obvious that Western business schools don’t even bother to teach it.A fter Vladimir Putin virtually poked the United States in the eye by provid-ing sanctuary to Edward Snowden, President Barack Obama had little choice but to scrap plans for a oneon-one meeting with the Russian president next month. Even the generally restrained Obama understood he would have looked feckless if he had gone to Moscow. The puffed up Putin last week cavalierly dismissed the United States’ request to return Snowden, the former National Security Agency consultant who faces charges for leaking informa-tion that compromised American security. Unfortunately, the president did not add gravatus to his justified resentment by going on The Tonight Show Tuesday to discuss the situation. He told Jay Leno about relations with Russia: “ ... there have been times where they slip back into Cold-War thinking and a Cold-War mentality. And what I consistently say to President Putin is, that’s the past, and we’ve got to think about the future, and there is no reason why we shouldn’t be able to cooperate more effectively than we do.” In fact, there is a reason — and it’s that Putin seems to have little fear of antagonizing Obama and the United States. Putin continues to support the murderous regime in Syria. ...[A]fter Putin returned to power last year he booted American aid and democracy organizations and suppressed opposition groups. In announcing the meeting’s cancellation, the White House cited Russia’s lack of cooperation in the last 12 months on such issues as “missile defense and arms control, trade and commercial relations, global security issues and human rights and civil society.” The canceled meeting is hardly a bold stand, but may at least get the attention of Putin, who wants the Russian people and the world to think his nation remains a global force. Indeed, Putin adviser Yuri V. Ushakov may have revealed the underlying cause of Russian antics when he told reporters, “This very problem underlines the fact that the United States is still not ready to build relations on an equal basis.” Obama is correct that the Cold War is over and cooperation would benefit both nations. The latest conflicts, while serious, do not represent a return to the Cuban missile crisis days. But everyone should remember the Cold War is over precisely because the Soviet Union’s oppres-sive, deceptive communist system failed spectacu-larly. Despite Putin’s swagger, Russia, still struggling to emerge from the ruins of communism, is not a dominant power, and the United States should not indulge mischief by a bullying nation with an inferiority complex.V itriol has gone beyond partisan give-and-take in the nation’s politics. It is now seeping into and poisoning the ranks of the Republican Party. Mainstream Republican politicians are cringing at the proposal by senators in the Tea Party move-ment -Ted Cruz of Texas, Mike Lee of Utah and Marco Rubio of Florida -that upcoming legislation to appropriate funds to operate the federal government be held hos-tage on condition that Obamcare funding is withheld. Republicans opposing this strategy see it as lose-lose. They don’t believe this tactic can defund or deliver a deathblow to Obamacare. At the same time, they see it pro-ducing more antipathy toward Republicans and branding them as zealots and obstructionists. I think the Tea Partiers are on the right track, and I think the “mainstream” opposition is missing key, important points. Republicans should be thinking about two objectives. First, fight public resignation that Obamacare will become an inevitable part of our national land-scape and continue building public understanding of how bad and dangerous this law is for our health care and our economy. Second, continue the ongoing work to build public awareness that Republicans are not the party of “no” but the party of “yes” to a con-servative agenda, which is really the only viable path to national recovery. On the first point, the Tea Party strategy is already working. If Republicans sit politely on the sidelines and allow business as usual to continue in Washington, the American public can only conclude that everything is basically OK. But everything is not basically OK. We don’t even have to look to Republicans to show what a disas-ter Obamacare is. The Obama administration itself initiated a one-year delay in imple-menting one of the most central features of the law -the mandate on employers to provide govern-ment-defined health insurance. No clearer statement could be made of the unworkability of this bureau-cratic nightmare. Now Howard Dean -former Democratic presidential candidate, Democratic National Committee chairman, Vermont governor and still a physician -calls for scrap-ping another central feature of Obamacare: the Independent Payment Advisory Board. This is the unelected committee of 15 Washington bureaucrats who will play the central role of pricing medical services under Medicare. Pricing of medical services by bureaucrats is the pure socialism of Obamacare that those opposed to the law said from Day One would not work. Now Dean confirms this. On the second point, Republicans must wake up to the public relations battle they have lost over recent years. Radical left-wing Democrats have been accept-ed in the public eye as moderate and reasonable, and conservative Republicans are portrayed as the nutty extremists. When President Barack Obama took office, the nation was headed toward the bottom of a terrible recession. His priority then should have been economic recovery. It was not. He used the honeymoon of his first year in office to enact his socialist dream of govern-ment-funded health care. Obamacare -The Affordable Care Act -was passed in March 2010 through legislative sleight of hand and without a single Republican vote. It brings socialism to almost one-fifth of the American economy. Its core features are regulation and the government printing press. Where is the money going to come from to pay for all the sub-sidized purchases of government insurance? Where is the money going to come from to pay for the 20 million or so dumped into Medicaid on top of the 60 million already there? And somehow those who brought us this nightmare are the moderates? No, the Tea Partiers are right. The future of our country is at stake. The Republican Party’s priority must be to wake America to what faces us, to show who the real radicals are, and to demonstrate that the only way out of this mess is by restoring personal and fiscal responsibility and a functioning free market. OPINION Sunday, August 11, 2013 4A Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding coun-ties by Community Newspapers Inc. 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Aug. 11Family and friends dayMcCray Holiness Outreach Ministry in Olustee will have Family and Friends Day at 4 p.m. The speaker will be First Lady Lakesha Ruise of Emmanuel Church of God in Christ in Maclenny. For more information, contact Sister Verdell Morgan at (386) 755-9053.Class of 1973The Class of 1973 will have a class meeting at 5 p.m. at the Richardson Community Center. All class members are invited.Aug. 12Women’s Bible studyA women’s 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.Bible studySouls’ Harbor Church of God in Christ, 901 NE Lake Drive, will have Bible study each Monday from 7 to 8 p.m. For more information, call (386) 752-7811.Cancer supportThe Women’s Cancer Support Group of Lake City will meet at Baya Pharmacy East, 780 SE Baya Drive, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (386) 752-4198 or (386) 755-0522.Republican womenThe Columbia Federated Republican Women will meet at Porterhouse Grill, 894 SW Main Blvd., at 7 p.m. Come at 6 p.m. if you care to eat before the meeting. For more infor-mation, call Betty Ramey, (386) 935-4111.Schools, office closingThe Columbia County School District schools and offices will be closed from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for a districtwide professional development meeting.Aug. 12Volunteers wantedAltrusa will be doing a project with CARC to address a clothing back-log and assist with their transition into a new store location from 2 to 8 p.m. at the House of Bargains /Valerie’s location down-town. Volunteers are needed for this project and CARC’s ongoing need for both donations and volun-teers to process them. For more information, contact Heather McInnis at (386) 752-8420 or email’s Bible studyA women’s 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.Aug. 13Plant clinicUniversity of Florida Master Gardeners are available every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Columbia County Extension Office’s 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 groupAnother Way Inc. provides 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 con-fidential.Medicare seminarA free Medicare seminar will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Lifestyle Enrichment Center, 628 SW Allison Court. The seminar will be moderated by Irv Crowetz of C/C & Associates Inc. Subjects covered will include: when to enroll, what is covered and what supplemental insurance may be needed. For more information or to register, call (386) 755-3476.Hospice volunteersHaven Hospice, a nonprofit organization, will have a volunteer orienta-tion 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 Hospice and its network of services for the commu-nity and the many ways vol-unteers can choose to get involved, including provid-ing patient/family support, visiting nursing homes, working in our Haven Attic resale store, assisting with fundraising activities and office tasks. For more information, call Carolyn Long at (386) 752-9191.Photo clubLake City Photo Club meets the second Tuesday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Lifestyle Enrichment Center on Baya Avenue. Share your photos and ideas with the group. Newcomers are wel-come.Women’s Bible studyChrist Central Ministries will have women’s Bible study, “The Measure of a Woman,” beginning at 7 p.m. in the church, 217 SW Dyal Ave. Call the church office for information at 755-2525 or call (386) 288-3990. Refreshments will be served.Medicare seminarThe Lifestyle Enrichment Center, 629 SE Allison Court, is sponsoring a free Medicare Seminar from 5 to 6 p.m. The seminar will be moderated by Irv Crowetz of C/C & Assoc. Subjects covered will be: What you need to know about Medicare; when to enroll; what’s covered and is a supplement needed. Please reserve a seat, call (386) 755-3476 ext. 107. FGC performance An Evening with Larry Gatlin, the first show in the 2013-14 season of FGC Entertainment, will take place at the college Levy Performing Arts Center. One of country music’s liv-ing legends, Gatlin made a name for himself as one of the most successful trios of all time, the Gatlin Brothers. Gatlin will give attendees a night to remember as he discusses his career and provides a special acoustic performance. Tickets are $15 for FGC students, staff, and faculty, $25 for general admission. They can be purchased by calling (386) 754-4340 or visiting 14Plant clinicUniversity 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. Builders AssociationThe Columbia County Builders Association will hold a general council lunch at Fairfield Inn and Suites. The buffet lunch, catered by the Players Club, will begin at 11:30 a.m. and the meeting will start at noon. The speaker will be state Rep. Elizabeth Porter. Lunch is $12 for CCBA members and $15 for nonmembers. For res-ervations and more infor-mation, call (386) 867-1998 or email day careWillowbrook Assisted Living, 1580 S. Marion Ave., is starting a new adult day care service Aug. 19. The service will operate from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Participants will be provid-ed meals, snacks and activi-ties. People can participate all day or for a few hours, as needed. Pre-registra-tion is required and can be done by contacting Debbie Brannon at 752-4454.Soil testingColumbia County Master Gardeners will do free soil pH testing each Wednesday at at the Columbia County Extension Office’s new location, 971 W. Duval St. (U.S. 90), Suite 170. Drop off soil samples at the office any week day during business hours. For more information, call 752-5384.Men’s Bible studyOur Redeemer Lutheran Church will have a men’s breakfast and Bible study from 7 to 8 a.m. each Wednesday at the church, 5056 SW State Road 47, one mile south of Interstate 75. For more information, con-tact Pastor Bruce Alkire at (386) 755-4299.Newcomers meetingNewcomers of Lake City ill meet at 11 a.m. at Quail Heights on State Road 247. Price is $11. Sale of 50-50 tickets will end at 11:25. Members will play bingo. The theme is western wear. For more information, call Pinky Moore at 752-4552.Aug. 15LCMS orientationLake City Middle School will have orientation for all grade levels at 10 a.m. and at 6 p.m.CHS orientationColumbia High School will have orientation for new ninth-graders from 10 a.m. to noon in the school auditorium. Orientation for 10th, 11th and 12th grades will be at 6 p.m. Parents are invited to attend. Homeroom assign-ments will be presented. Class schedules will not be available until the first day of school.Extension programColumbia County Extension Service will pres-ent a program, “Eat Your Weeds,” by Judy Futch and Diana McDonnell, at 5:45 p.m. at the Fort White Public Library. Free taste tests and recipes will be available.Aug. 16Boys Club sign-upThe Boys Club of Columbia County is now registering for the fall ses-sion, which runs Aug. 19 through Dec. 1 All boys and girls ages 6 to 14 are eligible. The club picks up children from elementary, middle and high schools. The fee is $200 per child, which includes transporta-tion. The club offers indoor and outdoor sports, game room, homework help, a computer lab and other activities. For more infor-mation, call 752-4184.Community theaterHigh Springs Community Theater will present its Summer Youth Production of “A Walk in the Woods” by Debbie Metzler. Come see the tales of Goldilocks, the Three Bears, Red Riding Hood, the Three Little Pigs and Hansel and Gretel, all blended into one delight-ful play. Tickets are $5 in advance, and are available at The Framery of Lake City, 341 S. Marion Ave., or by calling (386) 754-2780 or for $6 at Shows will be Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Doors open 30 minutes before the performance. The the-ater is at 130 NE First Ave. in High Springs.Community theaterThe Acrosstown Repertory Theater of Gainesville will give a pre-view performance of the play “12 Angry Jurors” by Reginald Rose in the Baird Center at 619 S. Main St., Gainesville. Shows will be Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 and are available at Sweet Dreams Ice Cream Westgate loca-tion, online at, at the door 30 minutes before showtime or by call-ing (352) 234-6278.Classic carsA classic car cruise-in is held each Friday from 5:30 to about 8 p.m. at the Hardee’s restaurant on U.S. 90 West at Bascom Norris Drive. All car enthusiasts are welcome. For more information, call Graham White at (919) 368-5893.Artists wantedThe Live Oak Artists Guild is seeking artists to exhibit their works at the Autumn Artfest Sept. 9-20 at the Suwannee River Regional Library. All art-ists 18 and older are eli-gible. Entry fee is $25 for guild members and $35 for nonmembers. The dead-line to apply for exhibit-ing in the show is Aug. 23. Applications are avail-able at The Frame Shop & Gallery and the Suwannee River Regional Library. Or, artists may down-load/print the application from our blog: For more informaiton, contact Suzanne Marcil at (386) 362-7308. A minimum of $3,000 in prizes will be awarded. Artwork select-ed for these awards will be exhibited at a special “Featured Exhibition” at the Suwannee River Regional Library, from Sept. 21 to Oct. 4. LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2013 5A5A HELP WANTEDCUSTOMER SERVICE PROFESSIONAL Help us serve our customers. We are an insurance agency providing auto, home and commercial insurance to individuals and businesses in North Florida. • Full time position • Competitive wages‡/LIH'HQWDO5HWLUHPHQW%HQHWVEmail resume to: Fax resume to: 386-752-9802 COMMUNITY CALENDAR Q To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Jim Barr at 754-0424 or by email at COURTESYSchool supplies donatedMembers of Lake City’s Dixie Dancers square dance clu b gather around school supplies they donated for less fo rtunate children starting back to school in Columbia County. The club has several charities that it supports during the ye ar. For more information about square dancing, contact George King at 7 58-3654. OBITUARIES Barbara Ann AlbrittonMrs. Barbara Ann Albritton, 81 years young was born in Lake City, FL, on April 25, 1932 and went to be with Jesus, on August 9, 2013in Hospice of Lake City, FL; she was a faithful wife, mother and granny and member of First Full Gospel Church. She is preceded in death by two sons Charles Dennis Albritton, Jr. and Lawrence Winton Albritton. She is survived by her husband Charles Albritton of 62 years of marriage. Two daughters Susan Word (Terry) of Winter Haven FL; Peaches Ellis (Stan) of Lake City, FL; one son Kevin Albritton (Brenda) of Lake City, FL; thirteen grandchildren, twen-ty three great grandchildren and one in the oven. Funeral services will be conducted Monday August 12, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. at North Lake City Church of God with Reverend Barney Hurst, Reverend Doyle Williams, and Reverend Ron Moates. Visitation with the family will be held Sunday August 11, 2013 in the Chapel of Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home from 2:00 P.M. till 4:00 P.M. Interment will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Lake City, FL. Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home is in Charge of all arrangements. 458 South Marion Avenue Lake City, FL; 32025. Obituaries are paid advertise-ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporter’s classified department at 752-1293.


to her face from the recoil of the 9mm handgun, the report said. Norman told police he bought the gun from a man in White Springs “off the street.” Norman is a con-victed felon, which makes it illegal for him to own a gun, the release said. Also, the serial numbers were altered on the handgun, police said. State Attorney Jeff Seigmeister said the cir-cumstances supported a charge of homicide. “Falling asleep with a gun within reach of a child,” he said, “that by definition is culpable negligence.” Norman was booked into Columbia County Detention Facility in lieu of $61,500 bond. He faces charges for negligent manslaughter, possession of a weapon by convicted felon and posses-sion of an altered firearm. By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comTables with backpacks, folders, pens, pencils, hand sanitizer and other school supplies covered the floor of the Richardson Community Center gym-nasium Saturday morn-ing. The facility, traditionally known as a place for hot basketball competi-tion on the weekend, had been transformed into a one-stop center for chil-dren looking for back-to-school supplies. Jeanira Sims brought her daughters Jasondra and Jamira to the gym so they could get school sup-plies, and the two got the last backpacks. “It was important to bring them to the back-to-school event just to make sure they had what they needed for school,” Jeanira Sims said, not-ing it was her first time attending the event at the community center. “I liked that they gave back-packs — definitely the backpacks, but also the pencils, paper and fold-ers. This is nice.” Nicole Smith, Columbia County Recreation Department administra-tive secretary, said when she arrived at the center Saturday morning at 7, the line of children and par-ents was already wrapped around the building. “The parents got here early to make sure they weren’t left out,” she said. Smith estimated that a total of 650 to 700 children and parents had been served by 10 a.m., when the last two of 500 back-packs had been given out. “The event was excellent this year. I’m very pleased,” Smith said. “Well before quitting time, we were through giving out the backpacks. We also handed out a lot of other supplies, courtesy of the Eric Shimwell and John Young Foundation, who came from Ocala to hand out supplies in addition to what we’re doing.” In addition to the school supplies, nurses and officials from the Columbia County Health Department provided immunizations and bar-bers gave haircuts. Health department officials said approximately 10 children were immu-nized during the event. “It’s important to have this event to get the kids excited about going back to school,” Smith said. “This event helps them get some of the essentials and basics that will help them be prepared once school starts. Just seeing them come in here getting the backpacks, they know school is right around the corner. This gives them a sense of feeling like they are ready to go.” Katrina Hill brought two children to the give-away and said she liked the event. “This helps me out a lot,” she said, noting her children got notebook paper, pencils, hand sani-tizer, toothbrushes and other items. “I sure thank them for this.” By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comDr. Fred Luter Jr., president of the Southern Baptist Convention, will be in Lake City next month as a guest evangelist during the First Baptist Church of Lake City’s annual revival. Luter was the first AfricanAmerican elected as president of the Southern Baptist Convention when he was elected to the post June 19, 2012. Two months ago, Luter was re-elected to the position. The Southern Baptist Convention was founded in 1845 and is the largest Protestant organization in America with more than 16 million members and 45,000 churches. “The highlight of this year’s message, the last great night, will be the president of the Southern Baptist Convention coming, Dr. Fred Luter, our first African-American president for the Southern Baptist Convention,” said the Rev. Robert Bass, pastor of First Baptist Church of Lake City. “His message, like all the pastors’ message, is dynamic. His message really will focus in on Christ and the body of how we can reach more people for Christ. I don’t know what his message will be, but to have the president from the Southern Baptist Convention come to Lake City and preach at First Baptist Church of Lake City (182 NE Justice St.) on the last Thursday night in September is a privilege that not every Baptist church gets.” A few years ago, First Baptist Church of Lake City held a set of weekly revival services and began spreading out the guest speakers over a period of one month. The church decided to schedule the revival with the guest preachers during September each year. “Normally, we call them four great Thursdays because there’s normal-ly four Thursdays in the month of September,” Bass said. “To make this a time for everybody in Lake City to be able to come, no matter what their faith or background is to hear a message from God, we tried to get in some of the best preach-ers on the gospel message of Jesus Christ that’s in America today.” This year’s four Thursdays of revival will feature Phillip Harrington, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Live Oak; Dr. Stephen Rummage, Bell Shoals Baptist Church senior pastor; Ed Davis, pastor of First Baptist Indialantic Church and Luter, who is senior pastor of Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans, La. Joe Royster, the Hopeful Baptist Church minister of music, will do all the music for the weekly revival services. The services will start around 6:45 p.m. each Thursday in September with music, worship and praise and each guest preacher will have about 45 minutes to deliver his message. A social will follow in the church’s fellowship hall. Bass said he simply called Luter and was able to secure him as a speaker. “I don’t have a specific theme for this year’s revival services because I want to hear what God’s message is to us,” Bass said. “I’m praying that the Holy Spirit will give these four preachers to not only give us the message that he wants us to have here at First Baptist but for all Christians. “Everyone is invited whether they go to the Baptist church or another church. Even if they are of another faith and not the Christian faith, they are invited to hear the message that God has laid on these men’s hearts so that His purpose can be accom-plished.” 6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2013 Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-04246A Brand New to… 461 S.W. Deputy J. Davis Ln. Lake City, FL 320241-800-597-3526 386-752-3910 943 NW Scenic Lake Drive Woodborough SubdivisionBeautiful lake front home with pool.$419,000 Open HouseSunday, August 11th–1PMto4PM Call Mary Brown Whitehurst, Realtor (386) 965-0887 WILSON’S OUTFITTERS1291 SE Baya Dr, Lake City • (386) Mens & WomensSandals New Shipment Mens & WomensT-Shirts Sale Rack...30% offNew additions added to Sale Rack Reef Sandals COURTESYDr. Fred Luter Jr., president of the Southern Baptist Convention, will be guest evangelist for the annual revival at First Baptist Church of Lake City in September. Southern Baptist Convention president to preach in Lake CityTONY BRITT /Lake City ReporterDisease prevention at workJoshlyn Tillman holds her son, Wesli Haywood, 4, as Jo y Gatewood, a Columbia County Health Department nurse, giv es him a vaccination Saturday. First Baptist Church annual revival to host distinguished speaker.TONY BRITT/ Lake City ReporterTyrone Mullins, of Jazzy Cutz barbershop, trims Kiara Fryer’s hair during the annual back to school event Saturday morning at the Richardson Community Center gymnasium. Event organizers estimate that more than 700 people attended.KILLING: Two slain Continued From Page 1Adead in the parking lot. Detectives and investigators from the sheriff’s office and Florida Department of Law Enforcement were on the scene until at least 11 a.m. Saturday collecting evidence and conducting forensic analysis. Wingfield is a 21-yearold resident of Fort White. CCSO arrested him in March on charges of marijuana and drug equipment possession. The sheriff’s office is asking any witnesses or individuals with informa-tion pertinent to the inves-tigation call the CCSO Detective Division at (386)719-2005. Anonymous tips can be made through Crime Stoppers by calling (386)754-7099. Backpack event at Richardson draws hundreds FATAL: Gun owner charged with homicide Continued From Page 1A


tensions still remain between the two sides. Approximately 20 people, evenly divided between board members and parents, packed the small room on the second floor of the soccer complex building. The board members proposed leaving the gate to the fields unlocked, des-ignating a single field for pick-up soccer games only, posting a sign waiving all liability for injury or inci-dent and cracking down on individuals using the field for football practice and golf. The board claimed one of the reasons for locking up the facility stemmed from adults practicing foot-ball with full cleats and oth-ers hitting golf balls on the fields, not to mention dog droppings and other van-dalism. “We don’t agree that we should keep the adults out. My kid is one of them who plays,” said Danny Bell, the association’s director of field preparation. “But I don’t want to see those fields trampled.” CYSA president Scott Everett said he is opposed to the idea of digging up and moving the fence around the soccer fields, as he and County Manager Dale Williams discussed previously. “We just put in a request with the county to expand the complex or get a new one,” he said, “So, I think it adds the wrong message if we’re just giving up fields when we’re already asking for more.” The board further explained its hesitation regarding the danger of children playing with the goal posts which, Everett said, “accounts for many deaths each year” nation-wide. The motion to open the fields passed unanimously, but not before fierce debate between parents and direc-tors concerning the board’s communication, bookkeep-ing and leadership. Prior to the meeting, Everett announced he and his wife would resign from the association, citing dif-ficulty balancing 20 to 30 weekly hours of volunteer work with full-time jobs and family. “We no longer have any children participating in the program,” he said. “I can’t justify the amount of hours and time to be an effective leader anymore.” But before the board reached details about special elections, Ral E. Medina, father three chil-dren in the CYSA, asked the board to postpone the elections until the board examined what he called the “antidemocratic nature of several sections.” He warned that not doing so “will only pre-serve unhealthy patterns of communication and man-agement, potential damage to the reputation of this organization and preserva-tion of the unmovable sta-tus quo of soccer in our county.” Medina added that after reading the bylaws, he was unclear if the association was a “private club or com-munity organization.” Everett dismissed the petition on the grounds that the board did not receive enough advance notice and that the current meeting was “not the time and place to do it.” No other mem-bers motioned to postpone elections. “This isn’t a little booster, it’s a corporation,” Everett said. “This isn’t the kind of thing you can just change on a whim.” He continued to say lawyers and commit-tees reviewed the bylaws that took place before he took office. Everett had to repeatedly call the audience and board members to order following numerous heat-ed volleys regarding fiscal responsibility, communica-tion and social ethics. Allen Hartopp, a parent and coach with the CYSA who ran for and lost election for both the presidential and vice-presi-dential positions Saturday, asked “what kind of cor-poration puts up numbers like these,” referring to a November 2012 report conducted by independent CPAs Powell and Jones. Columbia County informed the CYSA in September 2011 that it would be conducting an audit as part of their stan-dard funding contract with the organization. “At a subsequent meeting on February 28, 2012,” the report said, “Mr. Scott Everett....[said] most of the financial records and documents pertinent to a financial audit were destroyed and not available for audit due to vandalism at the Organization’s facil-ity.” The independent accountant’s report revealed that “there remained $52,688.20 in undocumented disburse-ments.” Hartopp’s wife, Pamela, scrutinized the missing documents and asked Everett to explain the audit situation. He partly chalked it up to his inexperience running a corporation and said managing the CYSA like a booster club is “where 501(c)(3)s get in trouble.” Which left the question of the vandalized and miss-ing documents. Everett said all rosters, receipts and records were housed within the coach’s office on the CYSA fields. “Miraculously, three months before the audit, which we’ve never had before, we had two break-ins,” Everett said. “One was during one of those big storms and everything got covered in water. The documents were there, but they were all soaking wet. We’ve never needed them before, so I threw them away. Then the other time someone came and kicked in the air condition-er and all the [concession stand records] got thrown around and destroyed.” There were no backups, digital or physical, of the lost and damaged records. Following the incidents, the CYSA hired CPAs to handle bookkeeping and Everett said they’ve since begun backing up docu-ments on Quickbooks and cloud services. Joy Skinner, the new president of the organization, won in a landslide vote. “It’s definitely going to be a challenge to keep the facility running,” she said. “I’ve got three daughters here, I want to oversee things and have my opin-ion heard. Mamas like to protect their children.” The association’s next move is to bring their pro-posal before the Sports Advisory Council, which will be meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at Southside Recreational Complex. The Sports Advisory Council will then make a rec-ommendation to the Board of County Commissioners during their next meeting, which will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the School Board Administrative Complex. By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comA group of teens from North and Central Florida metropolitan areas recently gave a week of their summer vacation to help at local charitable organizations. Their duties were menial and often included washing cats and dogs, cleaning yards, sorting through boxes of used clothing or helping serve food or clean the local soup kitchen; however, the life experiences they gained may forever shape and change their lives. The teens were in Lake City because of The Lutheran Servant Experience. The Rev. John Bryant, of Spirit of Christ Lutheran Church, said the children in different parish-es came up with the idea that instead of spending money and heading out of state or to a big city for the mission, they could speak to homelessness, hunger and care for creation without hav-ing to spend the money to travel, which would allow them to have more resources locally because the needs are the same. Kay Daly, Christian Service Center of Columbia County executive director, had some of the teens volunteer at the center. She said Bryant and his church congregation decided to host the mission field for the teenagers. “They (Bryant) went to the Lutheran churches in Jacksonville and the Duval County area and recruited the teenagers from the big city to come to little Columbia County and experience a rural, agricul-tural situation, and to work at some of the local charities for a week as a ‘servant,’” she said. The “servant” experience for the teens took place from Aug. 4 through Friday. The group of teenagers recruited into the program was then separated into smaller groups and each day during the week they went to a different local charitable organization assisting the agency’s operators. There were 18 teenagers that participated in the Lutheran Servant Experience, representing about six religious denomi-nations. Most of the teens were from Fleming Island, Gainesville and Orange Park. “The program is entirely teen led and adult supported,” Bryant said. “Our adults here really have been very flexible with the noise and teenage crazies, but the teens are learning how it is to develop, how to lead and what it means to problem solve and manage conflict. The program gives them a chance to see the other side and get to see how other people live.” The teens have volunteered at the Christian Service Center of Columbia County, Lad Soup Kitchen, Feed the Lambs pro-gram, the Lake City-Columbia County Humane Society and the Hart To Hart Christian Academy. In addition to the volunteer work, the teens also learned how to lead worship services. “I think it’s been a very successful week,” Daly said. “I’m very pleased, not only with what we needed help in getting accom-plished here, but for the youth it’s been a growth time. It’s been an experience for them where they’ve gotten to do something they’ve never done before and see people in situations maybe they’ve never seen before. It lets them learn that everyone needs to be loved regardless of what they look like, smell like or dress like. “Jesus put his hand out to help and did not turn people away,” Daly continued. “To understand the Good Samaritan experience, it really can only be dealt with by doing it to understand it. This has been an opportunity to help the teens reach out beyond themselves in a selfless situation and grasp what it really means to give of themselves for somebody else.” Stephen Bryant, 16, of Gainesville, was a program par-ticipant and said he and the other participants were trying to find places in the community where aid was needed in people situations such as homelessness and with helping in low income facilities for children. “We also worked at a soup kitchen and helped clean up peo-ple’s houses and yards around the neighborhoods,” he said. “I coordinated with all the people we worked with and I’ve visited the sites and worked at some of them.” Bryant, the teenager, said he liked what the program offered. “I liked the experience a lot,” he said. “It gave me a learning opportunity in the community and I was also able to see how others live and what others do in life. It’s helped mature me in more life situations. “This is a good program for people my age because it allows you to go away from the big city atmosphere and come to a smaller city and be able to see homelessness on an up close and personal aspect,” Bryant continued. “Even when I wasn’t working with homeless people I got to work with people in all the various stages of life and activities. It gave me a view into other people’s lives and related it to what we do as Christians in the world.” Women in the Spirit of Christ Lutheran Church Thursday after-noon knitting group prepared sandwiches for the teens and other support from the program came from the Our Redeemer Lutheran Church as well as the Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Rev. Bryant said this was the inaugural year for the program, but there are plans to have a sec-ond year of the program in 2014. “Having given birth to the program, we’re going to see where it toddles off as it learns to crawl as a ministry in the area,” he said.7A Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2013 7A TONY BRITT /Lake City ReporterSarah Allison (left), 15, of Orange Park and Katie Peters, 17, of Gainesville, sort through boxes of shoes at the Christian Service Center of Columbia County last week. The girls were among a gro up of teenagers from around the state who were volunteering at the cen ter through the Lutheran Servant Experience. Lutheran teens volunteer at local charitiesFIELDS: Soccer organization approves solution to public use of facilities Continued From Page 1A


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JOHN ZENOR Associated Press The players are provid ing the star power in the Southeastern Conferences drive for an eighth-straight national title, not those millionaire coaches. Hop in the backseat, Nick Saban and Steve Spurrier, and enjoy the ride. Theres plenty of head liners on the field, start ing at quarterback with Texas A&Ms Johnny Manziel, Alabamas AJ McCarron and Georgias Aaron Murray plus a boun ty of dangerous receivers. Tailbacks Georgias Todd Gurley and Bamas T.J. Yeldon are superb sopho more runners. Defensively, South Carolina end Jadeveon Clowney and Crimson Tide linebacker C.J. Mosley lead the way. That bounty of talent gives the SEC ample hope that the league can main tain its seven-year grip on the BCS title. Manziel, who won the Heisman Trophy as a freshman, and Clowney are regarded as favorites to claim the leagues fifth Heisman in seven years. But like Aggies coach Kevin Sumlin said of his team, its time to hit the reset button. Or at least the challengers of Saban and the two-time defend ing national champion Tide are hoping that but ton is working. So are the other power conferences, for that matter. Sabans peers arent backing down. Les Miles: I like us in any game. Spurrier, in humble-con fident mode: We may fall flat on our face but thats what were going to try to do, win the conference. Win the SEC, and a national title shot seems likely to come. Things to watch Chasing the Tide: Alabama might be the team to beat nationally after claiming three of the past four championships, but navigating the competi tive SEC is a challenge for any team. Johnny Manziel and Texas A&M are in By BRANDON FINLEY Columbia and Fort White high schools have tenured coaches that know their way around a football field. Even though Brian Allen and Demetric Jackson are experienced, theyre still seeing new things with this falls first week of practice. New FHSAA rules made changes to the plans for all Florida schools and now coaches must wait until an athlete goes through six practices to put on the pads. Thats making things a little different for the Tigers and Indians. Were trying to make the most out of the new schedule, Allen said. In the first couple of days we were pleased with the way the guys came out and prac ticed. The practices were very good with a young group. They usually have to learn to have efficient practices to have good tech nique in blocking or the defensive side. Kids were still able to be aggressive. I dont know whether to be scared or nervous, just for the fact that Im not use to it. Lake City Reporter SPORTS Sunday, August 11, 2013 Section B Story ideas? Contact Tim Kirby Sports Editor 754-0421 1BSPORTS ADMIRED ADVANCED When you need advanced cancer treatment thats delivered by caring hands, trust the experience of Community Cancer Center. Gainesville 352-331-0900 Lake City 386-755-0601 EPLS-2032B-CCCNF-TeamAd-LCR-5.25x10.5-F.indd 1 8/7/13 4:27 PM PRACTICE continued on 3B FHSAA dictates force coaches to make changes. SEC continued on 3B SEC features star power in bid for 8th title in a row. Working with new rules JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Columbia Highs Lonnie Underwood catches a pass during a drill on Tuesday. Bama picked to repeat JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Florida linebacker Ronald Powell is interviewed during UF Football Media Day at Touchdown Terrace on Aug. 1.


SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today ATHLETICS 12:30 p.m. NBC — World Track and Field Championships, at Moscow AUTO RACING 1 p.m. ESPN — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Cheez-It 355, at Watkins Glen, N.Y. 3 p.m. ABC — American Le Mans Series, Orion Energy Systems 245, at Elkhart Lake, Wis. 5 p.m. SPEED — TORC, at Buchanan, Mich. CYCLING 4 p.m. FSN — Tour of Utah, final stage, at Park City, Utah GOLF 11 a.m. TNT — PGA Championship, final round, at Pittsford, N.Y. 2 p.m. CBS — PGA Championship, final round, at Pittsford, N.Y. 4 p.m. TGC — USGA, U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, championship match, at Charleston, S.C. HORSE RACING 5 p.m. NBCSN — NTRA, Adirondack Stakes and Saratoga Special Stakes, at Saratoga Springs, N.Y. LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL 6 p.m. ESPN2 — Playoffs, Mid-Atlantic Regional final, at Bristol, Conn. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1 p.m. TBS — Detroit at N.Y. Yankees 2:05 p.m. WGN — Chicago Cubs at St. Louis 8 p.m. ESPN — Tampa Bay at L.A. Dodgers SOCCER 8 p.m. ESPN2 — MLS, Los Angeles at Dallas TENNIS 1 p.m. ESPN2 — WTA, Rogers Cup, championship, at Toronto 3 p.m. ESPN2 — ATP World Tour, Rogers Cup, championship, at Montreal ——— Monday MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — L.A. Angels at N.Y. YankeesBASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB Boston 70 48 .593 — Tampa Bay 66 48 .579 2 Baltimore 64 51 .557 4New York 58 56 .509 10 Toronto 53 62 .461 15 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 68 46 .596 — Cleveland 62 54 .534 7Kansas City 60 53 .531 7 Minnesota 51 62 .451 16 Chicago 43 71 .377 25 West Division W L Pct GB Oakland 65 49 .570 — Texas 66 50 .569 — Seattle 53 62 .461 12 Los Angeles 52 62 .456 13 Houston 37 77 .325 28 Today’s Games Detroit (Verlander 12-8) at N.Y. Yankees (Pettitte 7-9), 1:05 p.m. L.A. Angels (Williams 5-8) at Cleveland (Masterson 13-8), 1:05 p.m. Oakland (Griffin 10-8) at Toronto (Dickey 9-11), 1:07 p.m. Boston (Lackey 7-9) at Kansas City (Shields 6-8), 2:10 p.m. Minnesota (Correia 7-8) at Chicago White Sox (Quintana 6-3), 2:10 p.m. Texas (M.Perez 4-3) at Houston (Keuchel 5-6), 2:10 p.m. Baltimore (B.Norris 8-9) at San Francisco (M.Cain 7-7), 4:05 p.m. Milwaukee (W.Peralta 8-11) at Seattle (F.Hernandez 11-5), 4:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Hellickson 10-5) at L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 10-7), 8:05 p.m. Monday’s Games Oakland (Straily 6-6) at Toronto (Jo. Johnson 2-8), 12:37 p.m. Texas (Darvish 11-5) at Houston (Oberholtzer 2-0), 2:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Richards 3-4) at N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 10-7), 7:05 p.m. Cleveland (Salazar 1-0) at Minnesota (A.Albers 1-0), 8:10 p.m. Detroit (Fister 10-5) at Chicago White Sox (Sale 7-11), 8:10 p.m. Miami (Koehler 3-7) at Kansas City (Duffy 0-0), 8:10 p.m. Baltimore (Mig.Gonzalez 8-5) at Arizona (Miley 9-8), 9:40 p.m.NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Atlanta 71 45 .612 — Washington 55 60 .478 15New York 52 61 .460 17 Philadelphia 52 63 .452 18 Miami 43 71 .377 27 Central Division W L Pct GB Pittsburgh 70 45 .609 — St. Louis 66 49 .574 4 Cincinnati 64 51 .557 6 Chicago 51 64 .443 19Milwaukee 50 66 .431 20 West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 65 50 .565 — Arizona 59 55 .518 5 Colorado 53 64 .453 13 San Diego 52 63 .452 13 San Francisco 51 64 .443 14 Today’s Games San Diego (Kennedy 4-8) at Cincinnati (Leake 10-5), 1:10 p.m. Miami (H.Alvarez 2-1) at Atlanta (Minor 11-5), 1:35 p.m. Chicago Cubs (E.Jackson 7-12) at St. Louis (J.Kelly 3-3), 2:15 p.m. Baltimore (B.Norris 8-9) at San Francisco (M.Cain 7-7), 4:05 p.m. Milwaukee (W.Peralta 8-11) at Seattle (F.Hernandez 11-5), 4:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Niese 3-6) at Arizona (Spruill 0-1), 4:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Locke 9-3) at Colorado (Bettis 0-1), 4:10 p.m. Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 10-8) at Washington (Strasburg 5-9), 5:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Hellickson 10-5) at L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 10-7), 8:05 p.m. Monday’s Games Philadelphia (Hamels 4-13) at Atlanta (Teheran 9-5), 7:10 p.m. Cincinnati (Latos 11-3) at Chicago Cubs (T.Wood 7-8), 8:05 p.m. Miami (Koehler 3-7) at Kansas City (Duffy 0-0), 8:10 p.m. San Diego (Volquez 8-9) at Colorado (Chacin 10-6), 8:40 p.m. Baltimore (Mig.Gonzalez 8-5) at Arizona (Miley 9-8), 9:40 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Mejia 1-1) at L.A. Dodgers (Nolasco 8-9), 10:10 p.m.FOOTBALLNFL preseason Thursday Baltimore 44, Tampa Bay 16Washington 22, Tennessee 21Cincinnati 34, Atlanta 10Cleveland 27, St. Louis 19Denver 10, San Francisco 6Seattle 31, San Diego 10 Friday Detroit 26, N.Y. Jets 17Miami 27, Jacksonville 3New England 31, Philadelphia 22Houston 27, Minnesota 13New Orleans 17, Kansas City 13Arizona 17, Green Bay 0Carolina 24, Chicago 17Oakland 19, Dallas 17. Saturday N.Y. Giants at Pittsburgh (n) Today Buffalo at Indianapolis, 1:30 p.m. WEEK 2 Thursday, Aug. 15 Atlanta at Baltimore, 7:30 p.m.Detroit at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.Carolina at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.San Diego at Chicago, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Friday, Aug. 16 Minnesota at Buffalo, 7 p.m.Oakland at New Orleans, 8 p.m.San Francisco at Kansas City, 8 p.m.Tampa Bay at New England, 8 p.m. (FOX) Saturday, Aug. 19 Dallas at Arizona, 4:30 p.m.Tennessee at Cincinnati, 7 p.m.Jacksonville at NY Jets, 7:30 p.m.Green Bay at St. Louis, 8 p.m.Miami at Houston, 8 p.m.Denver at Seattle, 10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18 Indianapolis at NY Giants, 8 p.m. (FOX) Monday, Aug. 19 Pittsburgh at Washington, 8 p.m. (ESPN) WEEK 3 Thursday, Aug. 22 New England at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.Carolina at Baltimore, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Friday, Aug. 23 Seattle at Green Bay, 8 p.m. (CBS)Chicago at Oakland, 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 Buffalo at Washington, 4:30 p.m.Cleveland at Indianapolis, 7 p.m.NY Jets at NY Giants, 7 p.m.Kansas City at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.Philadelphia at Jacksonville, 7:30 p.m.Tampa Bay at Miami, 7:30 p.m.Atlanta at Tennessee, 8 p.m.Cincinnati at Dallas, 8 p.m.St. Louis at Denver, 8 p.m. (CBS)San Diego at Arizona, 10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25 New Orleans at Houston, 4 p.m. (FOX) Minnesota at San Francisco, 8 p.m. (NBC)AUTO RACINGRace week NASCAR SPRINT CUP CHEEZ-IT 355 AT THE GLEN Site: Watkins Glen, N.Y.Schedule: Today, race, 1 p.m. (ESPN, noon-4 p.m.). Track: Watkins Glen International (road course, 2.45 miles). Race distance: 220.5 miles, 90 laps.Next race: Pure Michigan 400, Aug. 18, Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, Mich. Online: http:// NATIONWIDE ZIPPO 200 Next race: Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200, Aug. 17, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Lexington, Ohio. CAMPING WORLD TRUCK Next race: Michigan National Guard 200, Aug. 17, Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, Mich. IZOD INDYCAR Next race: Grand Prix of Sonoma, Aug. 25, Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, Calif. Online: http:// FORMULA ONE Next race: Belgian Grand Prix, Aug. 25, Spa-Francorchamps Circuit, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium. Online: http:// NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING Next event: Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, Aug. 15-18, Brainerd International Raceway, Brainerd, Minn. Online: http:// OTHER RACES AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES: Orion Energy Systems 245, Today (ABC, 3-6 p.m.), Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wis. Online: http:// Watkins Glen qualifying At Watkins Glen InternationalWatkins Glen, N.Y. Saturday qualifying; race today (Car number in parentheses) 1. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 128.241.2. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 127.958.3. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 127.462. 4. (47) A J Allmendinger, Toyota, 127.433. 5. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 127.4.6. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 127.374. 7. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 127.146. 8. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 127.141.9. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 127.111.10. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 127.038. 11. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 126.932. 12. (35) Michael McDowell, Ford, 126.823. 13. (78) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 126.813. 14. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 126.766. 15. (55) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 126.515.16. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 126.464.17. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 126.377.18. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 126.357. 19. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 126.321. 20. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 126.209. 21. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 126.124.22. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 126.086. 23. (51) Owen Kelly, Chevrolet, 126.011. 24. (33) Ron Fellows, Chevrolet, 125.924. 25. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 125.876. 26. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 125.711. 27. (32) Boris Said, Ford, 125.707.28. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 125.591. 29. (14) Max Papis, Chevrolet, 125.589. 30. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, 124.89.31. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 124.848.32. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 124.793.33. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 124.576. 34. (36) Victor Gonzalez Jr., Chevrolet, 123.878. 35. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 123.75. 36. (83) David Reutimann, Toyota, 123.708. 37. (19) Alex Kennedy, Toyota, Owner Points. 38. (93) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, Owner Points. 39. (30) David Stremme, Toyota, Owner Points. 40. (7) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, Owner Points. 41. (40) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, Owner Points. 42. (87) Tomy Drissi, Toyota, Owner Points. 43. (52) Brian Keselowski, Toyota, Owner Points.BASKETBALLWNBA schedule Thursday Los Angeles 74, Indiana 64Washington 79, Minnesota 75 Friday Chicago 77, Connecticut 61Phoenix 70, Tulsa 67San Antonio 77, Seattle 56 Saturday Los Angeles 85, New York 67Atlanta at Indiana (n) Today Connecticut at Washington, 4 p.m.Tulsa at Phoenix, 6 p.m.Minnesota at Chicago, 6 p.m.New York at Atlanta, 6 p.m.San Antonio at Seattle, 9 p.m. Tuesday Chicago at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. Wednesday Atlanta at Connecticut, 7 p.m.Indiana at Phoenix, 10 p.m. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2013 2BSPORTS TIM KIRBY /Lake City ReporterTennis anyone?The final Johnny Young Tennis Camp of the summer at The C ountry Club at Lake City ended Friday. Participating in the camp were (front row, from left) Emma Ward, Kylie Williams, Molly Moore, Richard Jones and Beverly Elaine Ford. Ba ck row (from left) are Spencer Todd, Paul Norris, Coach Young, James Norris, Lonnie Brinkle y and Hunter Ragsdale. COURTESYStep Fitness at Challenge 5kStep Fitness Running Group represented Lake City in the th ird annual stadium Challenge 5k in Jacksonville on Aug. 2. The Lake City group finish ed in the top 20 percent in a field of excellent athletes. Michelle Richards placed first in h er age division with a time of 22:58 and was the fourth overall woman. Step Fitness has group r uns at 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday every week with long runs on the weekends. Thes e group runs are free of charge and everyone is welcome and encouraged to join. For de tails, call Michelle Richards at 208-2447. Step Fitness Running Group at the Challenge 5k were Charolette Amparo (from left), Shayne Morgan, Michelle Richards holding he r baby Rane, Alex McCollum, Tony Richards and Mary Kay Mathis. Furyk leads by one at PGAAssociated PressPITTSFORD, N.Y. — Jim Furyk has a one-stroke lead going to the final round of the PGA Championship. Furyk shot a 2-under 68 on Saturday at Oak Hill, capped by an 18-foot birdie on the tough No. 17 and a clutch putt from the fringe to save par at No. 18. The 43-year-old American pumped his fist emphati-cally and headed off to the clubhouse, out front head-ing to Sunday in a major for the first time since last year’s U.S. Open. At Olympic in 2012, he lost out on his second major title with two bogeys on the last three holes. Furyk was at 9-under 201. Jason Dufner, the 36-hole leader, followed a record-tying 63 with a 71 to drop a stroke back. Henrik Stenson is two shots back, with fellow Swede Jonas Blixt another stroke behind.


For the most part, they are ahead of the game of where they should be in this point of the season. They’ve had some good practices. We’re making the most of it before Monday.” Jackson said things were a little different for the Indians as well, but he’s excited with what he’s see-ing on the field. “I thought it went real well,” Jackson said. “I’m really pleased with the first week. The varsity guys and even the JV guys, we’re a lot further ahead than we have been. It wasn’t as physical, but we had some good contact without tack-ling. We got a lot done, a lot of mental preparation. I was really pleased with the effort I had today. We didn’t go twice, but we had close to three hours of practice.” Coach Allen also credited his players’ improvement to the time spent in his sys-tem and the fact that most of the players aren’t having to relearn the schemes. “This group, it’s year three for some of them in the program,” Allen said. “The kids that are juniors, which will be my first full class, they’ve been in it now for three years. They understand the expecta-tions and understand what we want out of them. You see that. It’s probably what is making practices ahead of previous years. They understand the expecta-tions of how to work in a blocking scheme and a defensive scheme. You can see the production come out of it. There’s still mis-takes or there wouldn’t be a need for us as coaches.” Jackson said the full test for the Indians won’t come until they line up for their first game, but he still looks back at this summer as put-ting Fort White a step up on the competition. “It’s hard to say right now until you go through the first game,” Jackson said. “One of the major things is when school starts back. When everyone is on the same playing field, it doesn’t give you an advan-tage and disadvantage. One thing that really helped us was going to the FCA and getting three days of two-a-days. I don’t think it’s a dis-advantage, but we’ll know next week.” Without the hitting, it’s hard for the coaches to evaluate, but even still, leaders are emerging. “Lonnie (Underwood) has had good practices,” Allen said. “He’s run the ball well. Caleb Carswell has done a good job and fought through nicks and bangs. On the defensive side, Malechi Jean has lost some weight and he’s looking like he might be the player we need him to be this season. We’ve had a good nose tackle for a long time. He’ll continue to work hard and fall in line. Ben Kuykendall is get-ting back to form. He fell off a little bit, but we’ve saw him make some good plays. The secondary is our veteran group and they’ve done some good things.” For Fort White, most of the answers are needed on the defensive side, but Jackson likes the competi-tive nature of the Indians. “The effort and the lining up, executing what we are trying to get accomplished was all good,” Jackson said. “Things we’ve done in the past, we didn’t necessarily do that. We have a couple of guys battling at safety, linebacker and the defen-sive line. Most of the guys on offense have started at least a couple of games last year. There are big expectations for that side of the ball with those guys returning. This has been a good week to get that test done, but nothing is set in stone.” Things are allowed to get amped up next week, but both coaches don’t know how much things will change given the intensity of the practices already. “The practice is so competitive that I don’t know how much more it will pick up,” Allen said. “We’ll put pads on and have our eyeopeners. Next week will be the last week of competi-tion for starters. The next week we have to get ready for a football game. This week, we were still under evaluation. This week puts us one week away from the last week of evaluation as far as being able to go out and win a position. That intensity level, we want to see guys go out to compete and be the guy whether they’re a starter trying to hold it down or fighting for a position.” Jackson said that teams are allowed to practice twice next week, but they haven’t laid down a sched-ule yet. “Next week, you can do two-a-days every other day,” Jackson said. “We are going to go in the after-noon and get a little heat. We’ll go back to our normal time of 3 p.m. We won’t do a whole lot of two-a-days. We’ll evaluate whether we want to come back in the afternoon on Thursday after going in the morning. We’ll probably do a little chalk talk. We might do one little practice Friday and then come back and scrimmage Saturday.” LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2013 3B3BSPORTS BRIEFS PRACTICE: Pads, two-a-days allowed this week Continued From Page 1B SEC: Florida picked third in East Continued From Page 1B JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFort White High’s Melton Sanders practices kicking off on Tuesday. pursuit, and so are Georgia, South Carolina and Florida. All four finished last sea-son among the nation’s top nine teams. It’s hard to count out still-talented LSU, even after 11 under-classmen departed for the NFL. The Crimson Tide, though, remains loaded with talent and has a tal-ented group of tailbacks and receivers to go with the always sturdy defense led by the All-America line-backer Mosley. Q Made-for-TV games: This list clearly begins with the Sept. 14 rematch in College Station between Alabama and Texas A&M, the only team to beat the Tide last season. That game was a Heisman moment for Manziel. A week earlier, defending East champion Georgia tries to avenge a 35-7 loss to South Carolina. Florida and LSU, perhaps somewhat overlooked in the preseason, meet on Oct. 12, a year after Will Muschamp’s team man-aged to end the Tigers’ 18-game regular-season win streak, 14-6. Q SEC newbies: Arkansas nabbed a proven winner in Bret Bielemma, Auburn landed offensive whiz Gus Malzahn, Kentucky got a spark with Mark Stoops and Tennessee turned to Butch Jones, who is already mak-ing waves on the recruiting trail. Now, if only all four of the league’s new head coaches can find a starting quarterback. In the mean-time, it’s no coincidence that those teams had the SEC’s four most generous defenses before the bosses made changes at the top. Q Rising stock: Vanderbilt is coming off its best record since 1915, going 9-4 two years after a second straight twowin season led to the hiring of James Franklin. Back-to-back bowl games are also a first for the Commodores. They’re led by one of the SEC’s top wide receiv-ers in Jordan Matthews. Mississippi’s turnaround in Hugh Freeze’s first sea-son was impressive, too. The Rebels won seven games, including the BBVA Compass Bowl. Freeze then made even bigger waves with a highly touted recruiting class. Back are quarterback Bo Wallace and linebacker Denzel Nkemdiche. Q Youth movement: From five-star newcomers to talented players with a year under their belt, the SEC is full of young-sters with the potential to emerge as stars. Missouri wide receiver and prized 2012 signee Dorial Green-Beckham racked up 21 catches for 267 yards and four touchdowns in the final five games. Alabama’s Yeldon ran for 258 yards in the SEC and BCS championship games plus freshman runner Derrick Henry, linebacker Reuben Foster and tight end O.J. Howard could develop sig-nificant roles. Ole Miss defensive end Robert Nkemdiche, defensive tackle Lavon Hooks and wideout Laquon Treadwell are freshmen to watch, along with Florida corner-back Vernon Hargreaves and defensive ends Carl Lawson (Auburn) and Chris Jones (Mississippi State)— among others. Predicted finish: EAST 1. Georgia2. South Carolina3. Florida4. Vanderbilt5. Missouri6. Tennessee7. Kentucky WEST 1. Alabama2. Texas A&M3. LSU4. Mississippi5. Auburn6. Mississippi State7. ArkansasTitle game winner: Alabama YOUTH BASEBALL North Florida Storm tryouts The North Florida Storm has fall travel ball tryouts for ages 12-18 at 10 a.m. today at Babe Ruth Baseball fields 6-7 at the Southside Sports Complex. Cost is $25. For details, call Heath Phillips at 984-5261.LCCCYB open board meeting Lake City/Columbia County Youth Baseball has an open board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 19 in the Babe Ruth Baseball coaches building. Those interested in recreational baseball to make a difference for the kids in the community are urged to attend. For details, call Jessica Langley at 867-1897.North Florida Rays tryouts North Florida Rays 11U travel baseball team has tryouts for the fall season at 10 a.m. Aug. 24 at the Southside Sports Complex Red fields. Anyone interested in playing 11U travel baseball is welcome and encouraged to try out. For details, call Todd Green at 365-5161 or Andy Miles at 867-0678. CHS SOCCER Moe’s fundraiser on Tuesday The Columbia High soccer teams will host a Moe’s Night fundraiser from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Moe’s Southwest Grill on U.S. Highway 90 west. There also will be a Mochi fundraiser on Tuesday. The soccer program receives a percentage of the sales. For details, call Lori Green Berry at 755-1001. ADULT SOFTBALL Registration open for fall league Columbia County Adult Softball fall league registration is ongoing through Aug. 30. Cost is $250 per team and men’s, women’s, co-ed and church leagues are offered. The annual open meeting and election of board members is 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Southside Sports Complex adult softball meeting room. For details, go to columbiacountyadult or call Casandra Wheeler at 365-2168.Q From staff reports




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tory and 30 voluntary standards in areas that include governance, finance, human resources, sales, communications, destina tion development and research. Accredited bureaus include destinations in Europe, Australia, Korea, Canada, Mexico and the United States. Other bureaus winning the designation this year included Albuquerque, Atlanta, Guadalajara, Minneapolis, Chicago, St. Augustine, the Beaches of Fort Myers, Pittsburg and Denver. By applying for and receiving the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP) designation, the Columbia County Tourist Development Council has demonstrated a commitment to quality programs and services, said Shelly Green, DMAP board chair. Earning DMAP accreditation tells Lake City and potential visitors that your DMO has attained a mea sure of excellence assuring that their trust is well placed and their business is in good hands. The accreditation involved more than 15 months of work by our staff with particu lar diligence from our marketing director, Paulette Lord. Improvements at Southside Recreation Complex moving forward Construction is moving forward rapidly on the improvements and upgrades at the Southside Recreation Complex. All three of the new concession stand/restroom buildings are now dried-in and nearing completion. New bleachers with railings have been installed along with concrete pads. A significant amount of new ADA compliant sidewalks have been poured, shade structures are in place at five fields, new dugout roofs have been installed and repairs have been made on the existing roofs at two of the existing conces sion stand buildings. Underground wiring is being installed by Clay Electric, a new pump station is on site and awaiting installation. In addition, utility hook-ups for the new conces sion stand/restroom buildings are getting started. New shade structures are in place at the Babe Ruth main complex and will installed at the remainder of the Southside fields and at the Fort White Recreation Complex. Most of the Phase I elements of the improvements are moving toward completion and hopes are that Phases II and III can begin soon. In all, the improvements are expected to cost approximately $3 million with Columbia County funding $1.3 million of that total and the Columbia County Tourist Development Council providing $1.7 million from the pro ceeds of the recently implemented fourthpenny on the bed tax levy. New location starting to feel like home The Tourist Development Department staff is reaching the home stretch of unpack ing boxes and settling into our new location at the remodeled former site of Lake City Medical Center. The offices are located at 971 West Duval Street, immediately behind the Supervisor of Elections office. Our new site provides for individual staff offices and a good bit of additional storage space, compared to our former office inside the Columbia County Combined Communications Center. We are still awaiting a new table for our conference room. Beginning this month, the Tourist Development Council will hold its board meet ings at the new offices. As a reminder, the TDC meets on the third Wednesday (August 21), beginning at 12 noon. The meetings typi cally last one hour and are open to the public. We invite you to visit our new offices and we continue to have the same main access phone number, 386-758-1312. Suwannee River Valley trio returns from state convention Paulette Lord and Lori Regan of our office and Teena Peavey of Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park just returned from the annual Florida Festivals and Events Association (FFEA) conference hosted at Bonita Springs. Staff considers the FFEA event one of the most valuable events we attend with outstand ing educational sessions about social media, volunteers, event marketing and sponsor ships, just to mention a few. In addition, we have met with some outstanding vendors for special event functions (fireworks, temporary seating, port-o-lets, golf cart rentals, two-way radios, liability insurance, etc.) at the confer ence. Ms. Peavey was elected as a new board member of FFEA and joins Harvey Campbell on the board. Campbell previously served as chairman of the organization. Staff will be attending the Florida Governors Tourism Conference, Sept. 11-13, in Orlando. Spirit of the Suwannee wins awards One of the highlights of the Florida Festivals and Events Association convention is its annual SUNsational Awards Program Hundreds of entries were submitted from festival and special events from throughout Florida. Wed like to acknowledge and con gratulate Spirit of the Music Park and market ing director Teena Peavey for winning six awards at the conference: Suwannee River Jam Radio spot 1st place. Bear Creek Music & Arts Festival poster 1st place. The Ultimate Redneck Wedding at Suwannee River Jam program or event within an event 1st place. Suwannee River Jam Social Media 2nd place. Suwannee Valley Flood Jam Partnership 2nd place. Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park Fireworks Labor Day Spectacular photo 2nd place. Code of conduct being developed for tournaments As may have already read, sports tour naments are a terrific boost to our local economy, benefitting hotels, restaurants, retail stores, grocery stores and gas stations. We have had significant success in obtaining tournaments that want to take advantage of our sizeable lodging inventory, outstand ing facilities and geographical convenience. Thats not to say that the tournaments also can present some challenges, particularly as it relates to behavior as tournament participants interact with hotel staff and other guests not associated with the event. There have been isolated instances of kids running in hallways without adult supervision, issues relating to alcohol and adults, etc. Towards that end, we are developing a welcome letter which also outlines parameters on conduct, noise and supervision. In addition, well be working closely with tournament promoters who will be expected to assist in identifying problems and are able to make contact with team coach es to rectify the situation. We are particularly conscious of the fact that the events should be fun, but is must be accompanied by respect for other hotel guests. We are optimistic that we are making progress in a way to not alienate the tournaments and also expecting acceptable behavior. Florida Outdoor Writers Association Rod Butler, general manager of the Holiday Inn & Suites, and Harvey Campbell with the TDC staff will be attending the annual Florida Outdoor Writers Association meeting at River Ranch (Polk County) later this month. Lake City will host the statewide conference in September of 2014. The four-day event brings together more than 100 journalists for edu cational forum and hands-on activities in our area. More in the near future. 2C LAKE CITY REPORTER BUSINESS WEEK OF SUNDAY, AUGUST 11-17, 2013 2CBIZ/MOTLEY Harvey Campbell is the executive director of the Columbia County Tourist Development Council. He can be reached at 386-758-1397. Name That Company Know the answer? Send it to us with Foolish Trivia on the top and youll be entered into a drawing for a nifty prize! on tips from friends or strangers. Sometimes they dont even know what a company does. Learn about investing. Read all you can. Start with books by Peter Lynch or The Motley Fool. 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Too many people buy stocks merely 2013 T HE M OTLEY F OOL /D IST BY U NIVERSAL U CLICK 8/8 TOURISM: Code of conduct being developed for tournaments Continued From Page 1C know that weve got some serious economic issues in this county. The Christian Service Center has conducted its School Shoe program for at least 10 years. We wanted to continue the Back to School Shoe program if we could and well hopefully continue it next year and help those who are most in need and could not afford a new pair of shoes..., Daly said. They have to make a choice of either food or shoes, what do you think they are going to choose theyve got to eat. Hopefully, were making a positive difference for some. The Christian Service Center is solely funded and operated by local churches and community donations. Its a home missionsbased ministry which is to share the love of Jesus Christ with others and in doing so, to help them in their moments of crisis, Daly said of the Christian Service Center. We are not a social service agency and we do not receive govern ment funding and therefore we are open and able to pray with people that come and let them realize there is a hand up to help them on their way and keep going to let them know there is a higher power that can give them comfort and strength to face life with. SHOES Continued From 1C


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LIFE Sunday, August 11, 2013 Section D Story ideas?ContactRobert Lake City Reporter I took my niece, Allison, to North Georgia for her sum-mer trip — something we try to do every year. We decided to invite my mom along, too. It started with a drive to Amicalola Falls State Park in Dawsonville. Upon our arrival, we got a trail map and then drove to the midway point of the waterfall. From there, we took a short walk along a trail to the overlook. On the trail, we spotted a deer with her fawn and watched them for a minute. On to the falls and ... WOW! The waterfall was much larger than any of us anticipated. It was Allison’s first time seeing a waterfall. She wasn’t expecting to see one so large. Amicalola falls is the highest waterfall in Georgia, at 729 feet. It is the third highest east of the Mississippi and surpris-ingly four times the height of Horseshoe Falls in Niagara, N.Y. Amicalola is a Cherokee word, meaning tumbling water. After getting more pictures, we climbed the 425 steps to the top. If we had started at the bottom it would have been an addi-tional 175 steps. The views of the mountains were gorgeous. Allison com-mented more than once how beautiful everything was. Clearly, going back down the steps was easier than going up. From there, we drove back down to the reflection pool at the bot-tom. The reflection pool gave us an opportunity to get in the water. Allison and I struggled a little bit with the rocky bottom hurting our feet, and Mom got lots of pictures of this feat. However, we got more pictures of our feet in the water and were able to cross off another fun expe-rience from my bucket list. Leaving the park, we had a short drive into Blue Ridge. Along this stretch of country road, we passed many orchards, signs for corn mazes — which we hoped to go to but learned they are closed in the sum-mer and open in the fall. I did see a sign for a winery just one mile off the main highway and quickly made the detour. It’s what’s great about vacation — no time schedule and spontaneity. The winery was another first for Allison. Gosh, I’m such a bad influence. Cartecay vineyards are in Ellijay, Ga., and were established in 2007 when the owners purchased an old working farm. Cartecay is another Cherokee word meaning “bread valley.” They planted their first vines in 2008. The tasting room where we visited just opened last summer. Mom and I each sampled five wines while Allison ate the oyster crackers. We enjoyed all of the Summer journey to North Georgia By AMANDA WILLIAMSONawilliamson@lakecityreporter.comA n uncounted number of nautical miles. Six boy scouts from Lake City. One 65-foot ketch sailboat. On a week-long adventure around the Bahama Islands, troop members and parental chaper-ones from Boy Scout Troop 85 learned the basics behind sailing a small vessel, fishing for native sealife and battling the effects of seasickness. “I think you realize how small you are when you get out in the open ocean,” said Dr. Darrel Mathis, father of scout Matthew Mathis. “It was a good experience for all of us... I think the boys shouldered new responsibilities. They all grew quite a bit.” Troop 85 currently meets weekly on Monday at 7:30 p.m. They have approximately 35 boys enrolled, ranging from 11 to 18 years old. Every year the boys particpate in a high adventure trip, which this year meant sailing the Bahamas. “The boys decide where they go and what they do,” said Chris Candler, the assistant troop mas-ter. The boys are learning self-reliance, self-determination and self-discipline... They’re learning to deal with situations on their own. I think it’s an organization that develops strong young men.” In the future, he hopes to organize a high adventure trip to Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico for a 12-day hike through the Rocky Mountains. Captain Steve Salem of Bahamas Sailing Adventures manned the ketch from Port Miami to Bimini in the Bahamas, then on to a constellation of unin-habited islands surrounding the main ports. The crew anchored the boat off the coast of several islands to enjoy snorkeling in the clear blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean, as well as hiking through the tropical foliage. The troops saw starfish, eels, turtles, minnows, fish and even a lone shark. They collected a conch shell, which the captain drilled into to pull out the conch. He made a fresh conch salad from the catch – a first for several of the boys. To prepare, the young crew practiced snorkeling here in Lake City. They also took a swim test to ensure they were ready for the trip. “We had to raise the sails, and we had to memorize the ropes that accompanied the sails,” said scout Dylan McMahon, 14. “We actually plotted several of the courses we were going to take.” Capt. Steve assigned each troop member and adult a duty to per-form while on the ship. Members had to cook, clean, update the ship log, raise the anchor and more. “If you don’t do your duty, you have to do it three times,” Matthew said. Matthew was below deck, cleaning away the remnants of dinner when a storm hit the boat. According to Mathis, the cross-winds reached 59 knots causing the boat to tilt. The pots and pans fell from the table, crashing into Matthew. He remembers being able to see the tumultuous water from the portholes. “You could basically touch the water from the top deck,” Mathis said. “[The dads] were really proud how well the boys handled the situation. They did exactly what they were told, and no one panicked.” After the storm subsided, Dylan said one of the adults told him they’ve never tipped a boat as big as the ketch they were on. “I remember going down below deck to check the barometer with the Captain,” said scout Josh Finley. “He looked at me and said: ‘According to the barometer, we’re in a hurricane.’” One of the days spent spearfishing ended without a catch, but one of the scouts caught a fish later during the day. The captain OK’d the fish, but by the middle of the night everyone was sick. Josh joked the captain, described as a crotchety old man, tried to poison the troop. But Dylan said the group discovered the fish had been a horse-eye jack, which can contain toxins. Adventure at sea COURTESY Boy Scout Troop 85 recently sailed around the Bahamas on a week-long adventure. The boys visited several isl ands, including Hoffman’s Cay, Devil’s Cay and Bond’s Cay. (From left) In the back row, parental c haperones Keith Heston, Darrel Mathis, David Finley, Martin Shelbo and Nick Shelbo stand behind Joshua Heston, Jeremy Barwick, Matthew Mathis, Josh Finley, Jarret Moehl and Dylan McMahon. Lake City’s Troop 85 set sail on a trip theywon’t soon forget. Shade trees can help cut home energy useI f you’ve ever labored out-doors in the hot summer sun, you certainly can appreciate the benefits of a nearby shade tree. The air beneath that tree can be many degrees lower than the surround-ing air due to the cooling effect of water vapor escaping from leaves. Energy bills can be reduced with well-placed trees and shrubs. The cooling effect of shade trees around an outdoor air condenser will help it cool your house with less energy. Don’t plant too closely, however, because the unit needs surrounding open space to operate efficiently. Deciduous trees are those that lose their leaves in the winter and grow new leaves in the spring. In northern Florida, deciduous trees are a good choice to shade the east and west walls and windows. The summer shade will block the hot summer sun when we want the house to stay cooler. In the winter, when we need a little warmth, the leafless branches will allow the sun’s rays to warm up the roof and walls. A one-story home can be dwarfed and engulfed by large-sized trees. A few small to medium sized trees that are com-monly used for residential shade or ornament include redbud, white dogwood, native fringe tree, winged elm, red maple and saucer magnolia. Before choosing a tree, determine the characteris-tics of your planting site and then find a tree that has those same requirements. Right plant, right place. According to the University of Florida ( http://lyra.ifas.ufl. edu/FloridaTrees ) there are some under-used smaller trees for our climate zone that deserve a chance. One is Dura-Heat birch, Betula nigra Dura Heat™, which is from a Florida river birch seed source. It is a rapid grower, tol-erates the heat, and produces a filtered shade that allows grass to thrive beneath. The leaves turn yellow in the fall and the bark will turn lighter as it matures. Two more uncommon small trees in zone 8-9 are the trident maple, Acer buergerianum, and the red buckeye, Aesculus pavia. These are good trees to plant around a deck or patio, to use as small shade trees, or to grow as specimens in above ground plant-ers. The maple provides attrac-tive leaves and exfoliating bark with no mess from bud, flower or fruit drop. The buckeye, on the other hand, produces 6-inch-long panicles of red spring flowers that hummingbirds and people adore. The Chinese fringe tree, Chionanthus retusus, is a slow-growing, small tree that prefers a sunny location out of the wind. The exfoliating bark is bronze colored and very showy. The feathery blossoms are a striking bright white, unlike the cream color of the native fringe tree. The Chinese fringe tree will adapt to soil that is occasionally wet, but it will require some additional water during extended drought. To learn more about trees for northern Florida, call the UF Master Gardeners at 752-5384. Don’t miss this month’s free library presentations “Eat Your Weeds.” Judy Futch and Diana McDonnell will entertain you, provide “wild” recipes, and treat you to weed taste-testing. Fort White Library, Aug. 15 at 5:45 p.m.. Main Library in Lake City, Aug. 17 at 1:30 p.m. GARDEN TALK Nichelle SCOUTS continued on 2D BOY SCOUTS’ BAHAMAS TRIP Q D. Nichelle Demorest is a horticulture agent with the Columbia County Extension of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. TRAVEL TALES Sandy KishtonTRAVEL continued on 2D1DLIFE


samples. Mom bought their Heritage Red, which is a sweeter varietal, and I bought a bottle of their Chimney Red, which is a blend. On the way out, we stopped at their outdoor patio space and took some pictures by the old chim ney. Its their logo and the only thing left standing from the original farm house on the property. On our way to and from these stops, while driving along the winding country roads, there were a lot of hills and it felt like we were on an amusement ride. So, we mimicked the Geico pig going down them all ... WEEEEEEE! Next stop, Blue Ridge, Ga. 2D LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2013 Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 By DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines Writer DALLAS Getting peo ple on and off an airplane quickly is so complicated that even an astrophysicist couldnt figure it out. Jason Steffen, a research fellow at Northwestern University, normally con templates things such as axion-like particles. But after waiting in one board ing line too many, he turned to the mysteries of airline seating. I thought there had to be a better way, he says. So, after a series of cal culations, he deduced that the best system would be a combination of filling all the window seats first, then all the middle ones and then the aisle ones, while also having the passengers board every other row. There was just one prob lem passengers would have to board in precise order. Good luck with that. These are the same pas sengers who dont turn off their phones even after theyre told its a federal law. Well, Steffen observes, I understand why airline people arent calling me. But the search for the perfect boarding process goes on. Most airlines allow firstclass and other elite cus tomers to board first. After that, some fill the rear rows first and work toward the front. Others fill window seats and work in toward the aisle. Some used to employ a hybrid called the reversepyramid. Southwest Airlines has random seating: There are no assigned seats passengers sort things out themselves. They can pay extra to be near the front of the boarding line. All of this matters more than you might think. Passengers want to board early to find space in the overhead bins for their roll ing carry-on bags. For air lines, every minute that a plane sits at the gate makes it more likely that the flight will be late, hurting the carriers on-time rating and causing passengers to miss connecting flights. Theres an economic cost to running late, too. Researchers from Northern Illinois University say that at one major airline, which they didnt identify, every extra minute at the gate added $30 in costs. American Airlines, which uses a back-to-front system for boarding coach passen gers after it takes care of elite customers, says that it takes about 25 minutes to board passengers on a smaller, narrow-body plane such as a Boeing 737 and about 35 minutes on a big ger plane such as a Boeing 777. In recent weeks, United and American the nations biggest and thirdbiggest carriers have rolled out new strategies for faster boarding. American is letting passengers board sooner if they dont put anything in the overhead bins. The idea is to get more people seated quickly before pas sengers with rolling bags clog the aisle. United reduced the number of boarding groups from seven to five while adding lanes in gate areas from two to five at big airports. Thats designed to eliminate gate lice the name road warriors use for those anxious passengers with big carry-ons who cause a traffic jam by creep ing forward long before their group is called. American and United tested their new procedures in a handful of airports before rolling them out across the country in time for the peak summer travel season. United CEO Jeff Smisek says his airlines new method has helped cut departure delays related to boarding by more than 60 percent. ASSOCIATED PRESS Passengers wait at a United Airlines gate to board a flight in separate numbered lanes at OHare International Airport in Chicago. For airlines, every minute that a plane sits at the gate makes it more likely that the flight will be late, hurting the carriers on-time rating and causing passengers to miss connecting flights. But the perfect boarding process remains elusive. Even an astrophysi cist couldnt figure it out. HAPPENINGS Ashelee Dahlbeck, Thomas Lenz to marry in October Steve and Lucia Dahlbeck, of Lake City, are excited to announce the pending marriage of their daughter, Ashelee, to Thomas Lenz, the son of Matt and Jean Lenz. Ashelee and Thomas met nearly four years ago, playing soccer while attending the University of Central Florida. After graduation, they continued dating, and in July 2012, while in San Francisco, Calif., Thomas proposed to Ashelee at the beau tiful vista, Hawk Hill, overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. They will be married on Oct. 12, 2013, and plan to honeymoon in the Western Caribbean. COURTESY Ashelee Dahlbeck and Thomas Lenz. Airlines continue quest for better boarding Travel ASSOCIATED PRESS This undated publicity photo provided by American Bird Conservancy shows a bird-friendly design at the School of Pharmacy at the University of Waterloo that uses a variety of different materials in addition to glass, including panels depicting plants that are the sources of differ ent drugs, in Ontario, Canada. Bird-friendly building rules being adopted by some cities By MICHELLE LOCKE Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. Birds and buildings can be a fatal combina tion. The American Bird Conservancy cites studies estimating that hundreds of millions of birds die each year as a result of colliding with walls and windows. But a movement to make skies a little friendlier is tak ing flight; some cities and other governments across the country are adopting bird-safety building guide lines on a mandatory or voluntary basis. One of the latest cities to incorporate bird safety into housing regulations is Oakland, where officials this year revised guidelines orig inally approved in 2008 to make them more effective. Neighboring San Francisco adopted bird-friendly requirements in 2011, work ing with the American Bird Conservancy and Golden Gate Audubon Society, and the state of Minnesota also has bird-friendly design requirements, modeled after a Leadership in Engineering and Environmental Design bird collision reduction program. The Minnesota requirements are part of a sustainability program that applies to projects with any state funding. The state of California includes voluntary birdfriendly measures as an appendix to its green building code, known as CALgreen. What exactly do birdsafety regulations entail? A big issue is glass. Just as many a human has taken a nasty smack walking into a clear glass door, birds often come to grief when confronted with transpar ent picture windows or glass-sided buildings. Birds dont pick up on architec tural cues; they dont see a window frame and realize it implies a window. But that doesnt mean that bird-friendly build ings have to be window less warehouses, says Christine Sheppard, bird collisions campaign man ager at the American Bird Conservancy. Sandy Kishton is a free lance travel writer who lives in Lake City. Contact her at TRAVEL: Journey through Georgia Continued From Page 1D SCOUTS: A trip to the Bahamas Continued From Page 1D On the second day of the trip, the main sail broke. The troop and their chaperones had to hoist the captain to the top of the sail so he could fix it. As my dad said, the good times were good and the bad times were bad, Josh said. The troop keelhauled off the coast of Hoffmans Cay, which to them meant jump ing from the front of the boat and catching a rope tied to the back of the boat. The ship was moving when the boys jumped, so if they missed the rope the boat would have to circle around to pick them up. However, the term originated as a form of punishment for sailors at sea. The sailor was tied to a line that looped beneath the vessel, thrown overboard on one side of the ship and dragged under the ships keel. It usually resulted in death or severe lacerations from barnacles attached to the bottom of the boat. Ive been on a cruise ship before, but it was never like this, Dylan said. I dont remember the captain saying get that sail over there. At Hoffmans Cay, they hiked the island to a Blue Hole, an underwater cave or sinkhole. The water in a Blue Hole is extremely salty because the top layer is somewhat stagnant, Mathis said. I had no watch, no phone, no com puter, he said. We were able to just focus on the moment and what we were doing at that time. To enroll in the Boy Scouts, Candler said all the boy has to do is show up. Membership dues are minimial. 2DLIFE


Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2013 3D By CAMMY CLARKThe Miami HeraldKEY LARGO — On shallow Pickles Reef, some three miles off the shore of Key Largo, the sun lit up a mishmash of metal, iron and barrel-shaped cement artifacts that have been commin-gling with colorful coral and trop-ical fish for a century or more. As two curious spotted eagle rays cruised by, a group of div-ers from the Washington-based Maritime Archeological and Historical Society surveyed the unidentified wreckage that hurri-canes, tropical storms and strong currents have scattered over a site larger than a football field. “Mother Nature has a way of mixing it up in a soup that is hard to sort out what we have,” the society’s president, Steven Anthony, said during a recent trip to the Keys. “We are trying to put all that puzzle back together, like putting back together Humpty Dumpty, to solve the mystery.” Is the submerged debris field primarily a single wreck, per-haps one of the 23 ships with names that include Lion, Mimi, S.S. Oxford and Hope of London that Key West Admiralty court records document as sunk, aban-doned, lost or wrecked on that reef in the 1800s? Or is it the remnants of several wrecks, from different eras? And are the numerous cement cylinders even connected to the wreckage? Or was it cargo a boat’s crew offloaded to lighten the load enough to get off the treacherous reef, which at some points is less than 10 feet deep? “We don’t know, but we have enthusiastically been trying to pin this wreck down for a num-ber of years now,” said Brenda S. Altmeier, program support specialist with the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary — in which the wreck site is located. Over the last few decades, the prevailing story told to divers and snorkelers has been that the wreck is that of a Civil War-era ship or barge that was carrying cement destined to Key West for the construction of Fort Jefferson or the Martello Towers. But that story was debunked in 2008 after a New York labo-ratory’s analysis of the cement positively identified it as Portland cement, produced no earlier than 1890 and only until 1925. “This information leads us down a different trail of bread crumbs,” Altmeier said. “We can eliminate the Civil War era ships.” One of the new theories it that the vessel was carrying cement for construction of the Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railway. The maritime society located a 1908 picture of construction of a Henry Flagler railroad bridge that clearly shows neat rows of barrels that appear similar to the shape of the cement features at the bottom of Pickles Reef. Workers also appear to be pouring concrete next to the bar-rels. But so far, it’s just a theory. With so few government resources, and 68 priority ship-wreck sites to identify just in the Upper Keys, Altmeier says the sanctuary welcomes the help of enthusiastic private groups like the Maritime Archeological and Historical Society, providing them with permits and previously gath-ered information. The society began to investigate the site at Pickles Reef in 2010, at the request of Florida State Underwater Archeologist Roger Smith. The group has returned each year since, gathering more clues both underwater and on land, working with local historians and combing through archives. Originally, Anthony said, the group wasn’t convinced it was the site of a shipwreck. “It looks like a big debris field and we thought it could be machinery and maybe offloaded salvage,” he said. The group, with no trained underwater archeologists, asked the sanctuary for help in interpret-ing their photographs, drawings and maps created by their survey work. Last September, underwater archeologist Matthew Lawrence of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary looked over their work and dove the site. He concluded that there were lower hull remains of an iron or steel sailing vessel. He also located two mast steps, which Anthony described as rect-angular slots in which the masts were connected to the ship. “In the old days they put a coin in there to tell the date of the ship — and for good luck,” he said. The mast steps also indicate the wreck is either a sailboat or schooner. On the first dive last week, Anthony easily found the first mast step. But he could not find the second one until the second dive. It was partially hidden under coral. Meanwhile, the rest of the group laid a baseline of measuring tape down the center of the site and used the trilateration method to measure several of the site’s metal features to later be placed to scale on a map. They also tried to estimate the number of barrel-shaped cement features that were on the bottom. Archeologist Dennis Knepper, vice president of the society, said he saw between 30 and 50. “That does not seem like it is quite enough to be on a barge, unless a lot of it deteriorated,” he said. “The only ones we’re see-ing are the barrels that remained intact long enough for the cement to harden before the wood dete-riorated. Knepper usually works on land sites slated for development. In one freeway project near the Watergate Hotel in Washington, he found prehistoric sites and plowed fields from tobacco farms buried under 14 feet of fill. “It was intriguing, but they still built the ramp over it,” he said. Part of the society’s mission is to enhance the public’s aware-ness and appreciation for historic shipwrecks. Anthony hopes this awareness will help encourage charter boat captains and divers and snorkelers to view these sites more as underwater museums than as treasures to be seized. Anthony would like to see the Pickles Reef wreck site one day added to the Florida Keys Shipwreck Trail, which now includes nine wrecks with inter-esting tales to tell. “It’s a cultural resource we want to protect,” Anthony said. “You can do that by capturing the imag-ination of the public by telling the story of how much terror and fight and struggle to survive there was for the people on that ship that smashed into the reef.”Divers try to solve mystery off Key Largo Pickles Reef holds conglomeration of shipwreck artifacts.ASSOCIATED PRESSA group of divers from the Washington-based Maritime Arc heological and Historical Society survey unidentified wreckage that hurricanes, tropical storms and strong curr ents have scattered over a site larger than a football field on Pickles Reef in the Florida Keys. NYC spa offering bird poop facialsBy VERENA DOBNIKAssociated PressNEW YORK — Bird poop for beauty? That’s what goes into facials at a luxury spa where the traditional Japanese treatment using imported Asian nightingale excre-ment mixed with rice bran goes for $180 a pop. About 100 women and men go into the Shizuka New York skin care salon, just off Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, each month to receive the treatment, which is promoted as a way to keep the face soft and smooth using an enzyme in the poop to gently exfoli-ate the skin. Spa owner Shizuka Bernstein, a Tokyo native married to an American, has been offering what she calls the Geisha Facial for about five years. “I try to bring Japanese beauty secrets to the United States,” said Bernstein, who learned the treatment from her mother. The Geisha Facial poop treatment, while relatively rare in the United States, is no secret in Japan, where it was first used in the 1600s by actors and geishas. “That’s why Japanese grandmothers have beauti-ful complexions,” said Duke Klauck, owner of the Ten Thousand Waves health spa in Santa Fe, N.M., which offers a Nightingale Facial for $129. On a recent afternoon in Manhattan, Mari Miyoshi arrived at the sixth-floor Shizuka New York spa to try the treatment for the first time. “I’m a stressed-out New Yorker,” the 35-year-old occupational therapist announced as she reclined on a table, relaxing amid aromas of camellia, laven-der and rose. The treatment begins with steam to open the pores and soften the skin. Cream is applied. And then comes what Bernstein calls “the nightingale part.” She pours the cream-colored poop, dried and finely ground, into a bowl, mixing it with the rice bran using a small spatula. She applies the potion to Miyoshi’s face with a brush, rubbing it in with her hands. Does it smell?“Yes, but like toasted rice,” Miyoshi said. After about five minutes, it comes off with a foaming cleanser and Miyoshi’s face is draped in a warm, wet towel bathed in lavender and geranium essences. Finally, the grand finale ‚ a green-tea collagen mask. “Sooooo nice,” Bernstein said softly, looking at Miyoshi’s radiant face. Dr. Michele Green, a Manhattan cosmetic der-matologist, said that while the nightingale facial “defi-nitely has some rejuvenat-ing effect, I don’t think it’s any different than, say, an apricot scrub or a mask that you could buy in a local pharmacy.” A common misconception is that any old bird poop, even from pigeons, is used. Bernstein said only droppings from birds of the nightingale species are used because they live on seeds, producing the natu-ral enzyme that is the active ingredient. “We don’t do Central Park facials,” she said, “because those birds eat garbage.”Not a car or bicycle, but a blendBy VALERIE BONKAssociated PressRESTON, Va. — Mark Stewart turns quite a few heads as he zips through the streets on his neon green ELF bike. With each pedal, his feet take turns sticking out from the bot-tom while a gentle motor hums in the background. What he’s driving looks like a cross between a bicycle and a car, the closest thing yet to Fred Flintstone’s footmobile, only with solar panels and a futuristic shape. It’s a “green” option for today’s commuters. Stewart, a 65-yearold family therapist and school psychologist from Cambridge, Mass., took the summer off in order to drive his new ELF bike more than 1,200 miles on trails and roads using the East Coast Greenway, a bike and pedestrian trail that runs from Canada to Key West. He began his journey by flying down to Durham, N.C., on July 15, and esti-mates that the entire trip will take about a month. He covered the first leg, from Durham, N.C. to Reston, Va., over roughly five days, 60 miles at a time. Needless to say, he’s getting lots of questions along the way. “It reminds me of when I saw a Smart car the first time,” said Joanne Bury as she emerged from her Reston condominium build-ing to take a look at the vehicle. “This is incredible. What is it?” Such attention, Stewart says, is par for the course. “I don’t mind though. I mean I like that people want to talk about it,” he said. The ELF, or “Organic Transit Vehicle,” can go for 1,800 miles on the energy equivalent of a gal-lon of gasoline. It does not require the insurance, repair and car maintenance costs of the average vehi-cle. Besides the cost of the occasional new tire, the ELF runs completely off what it costs to charge its battery. Stewart bought the ELF from Durham-based Organic Transit, which sells them for a base price of $5,000. He said he wanted to avoid the almost $1,000 delivery charge, so he decided to fly down to pick up the bike in person and learn how to operate it before taking the long trip back home. “I spent three days in the shop hanging with the guys there and learn-ing the vehicle,” Stewart said. “This is just an unsup-ported solo trip up here in a vehicle that nobody else really knows.” Stewart’s ELF is only about the 40th to come off the production line. While few bike shop workers have seen the contraption, the materials, such as the tires and pedals, are items on your average bicycle. Organic Transit CEO Rob Cotter took technol-ogy from aircrafts, boats and bicycles and incorpo-rated them into a “green” 130-pound vehicle. “About 30 years ago I was working in the per-formance car industry working on Porsches and BMWs,” Cotter said. “At the time the world record for a streamline bicycle was 55 mph by ground and I realize that those efficien-cies are capable with one horsepower. I realized from a social, ethical and envi-ronmental standpoint that we’re doing something drastically wrong.” He was consulting on bike-sharing technologies being considered by New York City when he saw there was a market for his vehicle. “A combination of environmental catastrophes, high fuel costs, climate change and a migration of people moving to the cities all combined for a trend of people looking for an automotive alternative. But not everyone can fit a bicycle into their daily life,” Cotter said. “Issues like weather, steep hills, lack of carry-ing capacity, falling over and safety concerns steer many away from bicycles. The ELF was designed to address those concerns, contribute to the rider’s health, cost savings and lessen their environmental impact,” he said. Demand has grown significantly, and Organic Transit has opened a sec-ond factory. The company is working on their 75th bike, with more than 200 already sold or reserved with a deposit. “Right now we make them at a rate of one per day hand built in the U.S. but we’re about to open up another facility on the West Coast to increase our effi-ciency sometime this year to get up to four per day,” Cotter said. While the ELF is classified as a bicycle by Organic Transit, the laws surround-ing such a vehicle vary. In the District of Columbia, where Stewart’s GPS was taking him, the ELF is not allowed on the bike trails and paths. The city classifies it as a motor-ized bicycle. “They can’t operate the unit on a sidewalk, they can’t park on a street and they can’t operate on off-street bike trails or bike routes,” said Monica Hernandez of the city’s Department of Transportation. “The only thing you can do (on the street) is stop to unload or load the unit.” Stewart says so far he’s only gotten curious looks. “A lot of cops have gone by me no one’s said boo. They’ll look, they’re inter-ested but they don’t ques-tion its right to be on the road,” Stewart said. ASSOCIATED PRESSMark Stewart describes the features of his ELF bike dur-ing a rest stop in Reston, Va. It’s the closest thing yet to Fred Flintstone’s footmobile — only with solar panels and a futuristic shape. The 65-yearold family therapist is taking his ‘Organic Transit Vehicle on a 1,200-mile journey alon g the East Coast Greenway, a bike and pedestrian trail that runs from Florida to Canada. $180 treatment uses nightingale dung, rice bran.3DLIFE


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DEAR ABBY: I am fed up with my father’s hoarding. Junk is piled everywhere, and our cat has twice gotten hurt in the piles. If there is a spare corner, junk is thrown in it. When I try to say any-thing, Dad gets defensive over his “stuff,” and my mother defends his “pack rat” ways. She says they are his things, not mine. What do you do when someone doesn’t believe this is a problem? -EMBARRASSED IN PENNSYLVANIA DEAR EMBARRASSED: There is nothing you can say that will fix your father’s problem because it’s a psychological disor-der. If you’re still living at home with your parents, all you can do is keep your own space as neat and organized as possible and not allow your father’s problem to affect your self-esteem. Once you can afford to live on your own -move. After that, if your father’s hoarding continues to the point it becomes a danger to your parents’ health or a fire hazard, quietly notify the fire department or health department, which then may be able to intervene. ** ** ** DEAR ABBY: My husband and I had a beautiful baby boy four months ago. Since then, he has admit-ted that he married me only to have a child. My husband says he “cares for me,” but he’s not in love with me. Still, he provides for all my needs and I don’t want a divorce. I know I’ll be happy enough. My friend is telling me I am doing a disservice to my little one because he will never learn to love a woman. Am I harming my baby? -NEW MOM IN TEXAS DEAR MOM: I can’t see how you are harming your child. If you are a loving, attentive mother, your baby boy will love you unconditionally. Your friend may feel you are short-changing YOURSELF because she doesn’t understand that you’re willing to settle for financial security and forgo romantic love. However, if you are truly happy with this arrangement, your friend should be less judg-mental. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: I was diagnosed with breast cancer at a very young age and underwent a double mas-tectomy. Fortunately, I am cancer-free. My husband was totally turned off by my appearance, and hasn’t touched me sexually in many years. I have no desire to leave him, but I’m wondering how many other women have gone through the same thing. ANONYMOUS IN WISCONSIN DEAR ANONYMOUS: I strongly suspect that you’re not the only woman this has happened to. We live in a society that has sexualized breasts to the point that it has caused many men to forget there are real PEOPLE attached to them. while a life-threat-ening illness has caused some males to turn away, it has reminded other men what is really important in life. I am sorry your hus-band is one of the former. DEAR ABBY HOROSCOPES ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don’t let someone else’s shortcomings get to you. Rise above and do whatever it takes to reach your own success. Keep moderation and simplic-ity in mind, and you will impress onlookers and attract interest in some-thing you want to pursue. +++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Take the plunge and do something out of the ordinary. Expand your mind and your friendships. Engage in romance, social-izing and creative endeav-ors that bring you satisfac-tion. +++ GEMINI (May 21June 20): Talk over your concerns with a friend, a relative or someone you respect. Knowing where you stand will make it easier for you to advance with confidence. Don’t be fooled by someone offer-ing something for nothing; ulterior motives are appar-ent. +++++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Take your knowledge and your skills, and use them to turn one of your ideas into something spe-cial. Someone will see the potential in what you do and offer worthwhile sug-gestions. Love is on the rise, and a happier person-al life looks promising. ++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Communication can change the way you move forward. Making changes to your personal life or to your residence must be done for the right reason. Be open about the way you feel and offer positive suggestions. Push for what you want. ++++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don’t sit still when it comes to taking care of personal matters. Making subtle improvements will help to build your con-fidence. Live, love and laugh. +++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Back away from any-one who is acting irrational or excessive. You need to keep your life simple and moderate if you are going to advance and reach your personal or professional goals. ++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Check out what’s going on in your com-munity. Getting involved in events that can lead to new connections will be worthwhile. Share your creative thoughts, and the input you need regarding a project you are working on will be offered. 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6D LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2013 Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 BY MELISSA RAYWORTHAssociated PressParents, you can already picture those first mornings of the school year: the challenge of dragging cranky kids out of their beds at dawn after two months of mellow summer mornings. Each year, many of us swear we’ll do it differently. We will lis-ten to the experts. We will adjust our children’s bedtimes back to a school-year schedule as soon as August arrives. We will work with biology, not against it, by dim-ming the lights and drawing the curtains in the evenings. We will remember the power of a good bedtime routine. It does sound wonderful.But each year, many families embrace the spontaneity of sum-mer and the long, light evenings, ditching routines and enjoy-ing late nights with the kids. Or maybe we really do try to get them to bed early, but Little League baseball games run late and vacations to other time zones make it impossible. Then we try to get our kids up early for the first day of school and their bodies naturally rebel. It’s never easy to be “waking up at the time you’re biologi-cally ready to be asleep,” says Dr. Peter Franzen, child sleep expert and assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh’s Sleep Medicine Institute. Lack of sleep can affect kids’ ability to learn, to remember and to handle emotions, he says. So here are some tips for getting them back to a sensible bed-time: Q Begin adjusting bedtime at least two weeks before classes begin, says family sleep coun-selor Dana Obleman, founder of the Sleep Sense system for get-ting babies and toddlers to sleep well. “You don’t have to jump into going to bed at 7:30 and being really strict,” she says. “But do an evaluation of where the bedtime has been falling and move back toward that by about 15 minutes every third night.” (Of course, if you’ve altered your kids’ bedtime by more than an hour, you’ll need to make those changes in larger increments.) Q For young kids, the most effective routine includes a warm bath and reading a favorite book. Skip television, which has a stimulating effect. Q With older children, Obleman suggests having a sit-down meeting two weeks before school begins. Discuss the impor-tance of being rested during the first weeks of school. Plan a solid bedtime routine together, making sure they understand how much sleep is necessary. Children, from tod-dlers to adolescents, need 10 to 12 hours of solid nighttime sleep, Obleman says. Teens are likely to need at least 9 hours. “People say, ‘If my child got eight hours, that’s adequate.’ And it might be adequate,” Obleman says. “But you want to be giv-ing them great, awesome restful sleep at night.” Q Once you’ve chosen a bedtime, agree to turn off electronic screens one hour earlier, because the light from these devices sig-nals our bodies to stay awake, Franzen says. Kids already have a harder time getting sleepy at night as they reach their teen years due to changes in their body chemistry, he says. Looking at the light of electronic devices only delays that response fur-ther. A regular bedtime routine triggers a child’s natural urge to sleep, and also creates treasured memories of quiet moments with mom and dad, notes Lorraine Breffni, director of early child-hood at Nova Southeastern University’s Mailman Segal Center for Human Development, in Fort Lauderdale. “Those routines can be very personal family rituals — a cer-tain snack that you eat, a certain book you read, a certain song that you sing,” she says. Q For adolescents and teens, Breffni, says, keep in mind that the time they “go to bed” may not be close to the time they actually fall asleep. So make sure older students understand what time they should actually be asleep. “One of my cornerstones is that if children are going to bed early enough, there shouldn’t be a†need to wake them in the morning,” Obleman says. “If you’re dragging them by the ankle every morning, they’re going to bed too late.” Q On the last mornings before school starts, you might even induce the kids to get up early by taking them out to breakfast at their favorite restaurants. Q One final step, which can be especially tough on parents: Ideally, the whole family should go to bed early on those final nights. It may be hard to give up the late night hours you’re accustomed to, but going to sleep earlier will benefit you as well as your kids. “We’re seeing an epidemic of sleep deprivation” among adults, Franzen says. “We’re certainly not modeling appropriate behav-ior for our kids.” These experts say adults really do need eight hours of sleep per night, though many of us get as little as five or six. So even if you won’t kick back into an early bedtime routine until the night before school begins this year, says Breffni, make this the year you prioritize sleep for the whole family.Early to bed can take effort at summer’s end ASSOCIATED PRESS FILESummer is still in full swing, but parents can alre ady picture the first school mornings on the horizo n: the challenge of dragging cranky kids out of their beds at dawn a fter two months of mellow summer mornings. Accordin g to the experts, parents need to start weeks in advance, ad justing their children’s bedtimes back to a schoolyear schedule long before classes begin. BACK TO SCHOOL Establishing kids’ bedtime routine should start early. Trees have so many unappreciated benefits besides s hade L ate summer brings the worst of the heat and humidity to be sure, but our gardens are full of many thriving and very green plants because we’re get-ting the rain we’ve needed. And sadly the grass is growing overtime. I’m a shade gardener, and who wouldn’t rather work in the shade of trees. The following list is just a few statistics on what trees have to offer: Q “The net cooling effect of a young healthy tree is equivalent to 10 room-size air conditioners operating 20 hours a day.” — U.S Department of Agriculture Q “Landscaping, especially with trees, can increase property values as much as 20 percent.” — Management Information Services/ICMA Q “Trees properly placed around buildings can reduce air condition-ing needs by 30 percent and can save 20-50 per-cent in energy used for heating.” — USDA Forest Service “One acre of forest absorbs six tons of carbon dioxide and puts out four tons of oxygen. This is enough to meet the annu-al needs of 18 people.” — U. S. Department of Agriculture “There are about 60 million to 200 million spaces along our city streets where trees could be planted. This translates to the potential to absorb 33 million more tons of CO2 every year, and saving $4 billion in energy costs.” — National Wildlife Federation Q “The planting of trees means improved water quality, resulting in less runoff and erosion. This allows more recharging of the ground water supply. Wooded areas help pre-vent the transport of sedi-ment and chemicals into streams.” — USDA Forest Service I think Lake City is fortunate to have many mature trees and to have green spaces such as parks and shaded neigh-borhoods. Lining our streets and highways you will find one of Lake City’s most desir-able assets, the crepe myr-tle tree. Nothing says sum-mer so well in the South as crepe myrtles in bloom. It is one of the easiest small trees to grow and one of the prettiest for summer. That is, unless you have committed “crepe murder” and loped off the top of your crepe myrtle tree. It isn’t necessary to prune them at all, but if you want to, prune them so they don’t look like they have been pruned. Follow the natural growth habit of the tree and remove only the small twiggy limbs, about a half-inch in diameter and the suckers near the bot-tom. When the top is cut off, it can cause excessive basal sprouting and larger, but fewer, flowers that may break the limbs in our summer rainstorms. And it certainly isn’t very pretty to see the ugly knots it causes, where large branches have been cut. Tip pruning of the old flower heads or seeds will allow the tree to re-bloom. The winter garden is enhanced by the bare mottled bark and sinewy trunks of a graceful crepe myrtle. Crepe myrtles come in many sizes, from 3 feet to 30 feet. So do a little research and find the size that best fits your space. For example, the white “Acoma” grows to a mature height of 10-12 feet, and is one of the most disease resis-tant. The white variety, “Natchez” grows to 30 feet and has beautiful cin-namon-colored bark but needs plenty of room. Many of the Indiansounding names of crepe myrtles are the most (powdery mildew) dis-ease resistant, such as “Comanche,” “Hopi,” “Kiowa,” “Muskogee,” “Sioux” and “Tonto.” Crepe myrtles tolerate most soils, except for wet areas. They prefer slightly acidic soil and need full sun to flower well and help prevent powdery mil-dew. Give them good air circulation as well. Use only 100 percent slow-release forms of nitro-gen fertilizer during the summer — such as bone meal or Milorganite. It will not burn your plants and will stay in the soil longer. If your lawn has turned yellow in places and you have ruled out fungal diseases or insects you can green it up by apply-ing iron. It is available as a spray-on or in granules. Use the iron the day after a rain, so grass is not under stress when applied. This will green up the grass without adding additional nitrogen. Now that it is so hot, my time in the garden is best suited to earlier in the morning or later in the evening; it is a special time for me. I love to be under the shade of large trees even if it is just walking through or pulling a weed or two. It is truly a place of peace for me. ON GARDENING Martha Ann Ronsonet Energy drinks go natural as market buzzes alongBy MICHAEL HILLAssociated PressALBANY, N.Y. — Energy drinks are busting out of the convenience store cool-er and into the health food aisle. As energy drink sales soar like a caffeine-fueled rocket, more drinks are promoting organic ingre-dients, added juices, natu-ral caffeine and so-called “clean” energy. A jolt from Rockstar not your speed? There’s the “natural ener-gy drink” Guru, and Steaz Energy, which according to the can is “good for the mind, body and soul.” Or there’s Runa’s energy drink, made from some-thing called Amazonian guayusa leaves. Claims of cleaner caffeine boosts come as ener-gy drinks find themselves under increasing scrutiny, particularly for their effects on children and adoles-cents. The word “organic” in front of “energy drink” might seem as incompatible as yoga pants with a backward tractor cap, but ana-lysts say that as the market for energy drinks grows, it’s diversifying too. “I think we’re going to see more beverages that offer energy functionality, but in non-traditional energy drinks,” says John Sicher, publisher of Beverage Digest. Energy drink sales hit $12.6 billion last year, rep-resenting a 14 percent jump from 2008, according to market research firm Packaged Facts. While Red Bull, Monster and Rockstar still dominate the U.S. market, part of the recent growth comes from new kinds of products, includ-ing diet and natural energy drinks. Even the big play-ers are getting into the act. Campbell Soup Co.’s venerable V8 line of drinks now includes a canned V-Fusion + Energy drink made with juice and green tea. And Starbucks sells fruit-flavored Refreshers made with unroasted cof-fee beans. “Because retailers are devoting more shelf space to energy drinks, there’s always a battle among the competitors within the sector. So what you’re seeing within the energy drink category is an inno-vation in products,” says John Lennon, president of Xyience, which makes Xenergy energy drinks. But with growth comes greater scrutiny. Regulators have been increasingly concerned about caffeinated prod-ucts, particularly energy drinks. The Food and Drug Administration in April said it would investigate the safety of caffeine added to snacks and gum and its effects on children and ado-lescents. The FDA said last year it was investigating reports of deaths linked to energy drinks. The federal agency has said they would take action if they could link the deaths to consump-tion of the drinks, including forcing the companies to take the products off the market. And San Francisco’s city attorney in May sued Monster Beverage for mar-keting its energy drinks to children. The lawsuit came after Monster sued City Attorney Dennis Herrera over his demands that the company reduce caffeine levels in its drinks and stop marketing to minors. At least on face value, some of the natural drinks seem to be aiming for a dif-ferent audience. Xenergy calls itself the “energy drink of the health club, not the nightclub.” The company expanded its line this year to include energy drinks with tea or lemonade. ASSOCIATED PRESSBottles of Runa energy drinks line a shelf at Dean’s Natu ral Foods store in Albany, N.Y. More drinks are promoting org anic ingredients.6DLIFE