The Lake City reporter

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Title:
The Lake City reporter
Uniform Title:
Lake City reporter (Lake City, Fla. 1967)
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Newspaper
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John H. Perry
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Lake City Fla
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United States -- Florida -- Columbia -- Lake City
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30.189722 x -82.639722 ( Place of Publication )

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Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
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Vol. 95, no. 4 (Oct. 5, 1967)-
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Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.

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Opinion ............... 4A Religion ................ 6A Obituaries ............. 5A Advice & Comics ......... 4B Puzzles ................. 5B SCHOOL NEWS Learning to weld, 6A. COMING SUNDAY Granted the Gift: Gloria Spivey retires after 35 years of service. 81 58 Mostly cloudy WEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterFRIDAY & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 & 7, 2013 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75LAKECITYREPORTER COM WEEKEND EDITION 1A Today Fundraiser Shining Star Academy of the Arts will be hav ing a fundraiser at Bob Evans Restaurant on December 6 and 7. Bob Evans will donate 15% of all sales to Shining Star Academy when customers present the fundraiser flyer. A fundraiser flyer can be picked up at Shining Star Academy of the Arts, 7443 Highway 90 West in Lake City. Walk-A-Thon Fort White High School HOSA will be hosting a walk for cystic fibrosis on Dec. 6 from 3:30-8 p.m. It will be held at FWHS student parking lot. TO sign up please contact Bridget Diedeman at diedemanb@colum biak12.com or Jared McGrath at Jared. McGrath@wolves.fgc.edu. The Homecoming High Springs Community Theaters Christmas play, The Homecoming, opens on Friday, Dec. 6 with a special opening night sweet treat for the audi ence. Showtimes are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Adults: $11, Seniors on Sundays: $9, children 12 and under: $8. High Springs Community Theater is located at 130 NE First Ave. in High Springs. Tomorrow Breakfast with Chief On Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10-11:30 a.m., the community is invited to join Chief Argatha Gilmore for a compli mentary breakfast, informative discussion and community forum on neighborhood issues and concerns. The breakfast will be held at First Apostolic Church, 724 SW McFarlane Ave. Contact 386-719-5742 for more information. Yard sale Boy Scout Troop 85 is having a yard sale, bake sale, cookout and Toys for Tots drop off on Saturday, Dec. 7 at First Presbyterian Church, 697 SW Baya Ave. The event begins at 7 a.m. and will run all day. THIS WEEK Road closed Lake City area residents travelling to Live Oak on Saturday should be aware that FDOTs contractor, Anderson Columbia Company, will be resurfacing U.S. 90 between Brown Road and the Columbia/ Suwannee County line. Daytime lane closures should be expected between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. as the final layer of asphalt is paved on the travel lanes and turn lanes. Motorists should expect delays of up to 15 minutes. All work should be completed before the Christmas / New Years holiday shutdown December 24. FORT WHITE D ecember 7, 1941, dawned clear and calm at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. But a man-made storm was brew ing in the east, and at 7:48 a.m. it broke in a deadly rain of bombs, torpedoes, and strafing attacks delivered without warning by the Japanese Imperial Navy. Ninety minutes later, 2,402 American servicemen were dead, another 1,282 were wounded and four of the Pacific Fleets eight battle ships had been sunk. It was, as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt declared, a date which will live in infamy. Now 96, Fort White resident John Anderson remembers the day well. I was at my familys ranch house in Oregon, he recalled. It was terrible news, yet I wasnt all that shocked. I had been reading about military history for years and I knew tensions were rising. After the attack, I was sure the next target was the West Coast. So I borrowed the family car and drove 180 miles to Portland, where the naval recruit ing station was. The scene Anderson found was chaotic. I had to park the car seven blocks from the station and walk in, there were so many young men in the streets wanting to sign up, he says. I guess 80 percent of them had brought rifles and ammunition. We didnt know what Uncle Sam had, but we knew what we could do with our own guns, so we came prepared. Anderson was accepted by the Navy, but after basic train ing found himself assigned to a destroyer base in San Diego. It was pretty much an eightto-five job, but thats not what I wanted, he said. I knew men who had trained with me who were shipping out to the Pacific and I wanted to be out there, too, fighting. Becoming a submariner No transfer to a fighting unit was forthcoming, so Anderson decided to make his own trans fer and stowed away aboard the submarine USS Wahoo, then pre paring for her first run into the Pacific Theater. It didnt quite work out as I planned, Anderson said with a grin. After I was found, the captain just shook his head said he needed another torpedoman but couldnt take me without a transfer to his vessel being authorized. So he turned me back over to the commandant at the base. The commandant looked at me and said, Son, do you realize that boarding a U.S. warship without authorization in wartime can get you the brig for life? No, sir, I said. Do you really want to be a submariner that bad? he asked. Yes, sir, I said. Next thing I knew he was giving orders to get this man off my base, and I was sent to a sub base. Four days after I got there, I told the chief yeoman Id buy him a case ABOVE: The U.S. Navy battleships USS West Virginia (BB-48) (sunken at left) and USS Tennessee (BB-43) shrouded in smoke following the Japanese air raid on Pearl Harbor. LEFT: Retired United State Navy Torpedoman 1st class John Anderson, 96, recalls his service aboard the U.S.S. Baya SS-318 during World War II. The granite plaque, surrounded by a mahogany frame, which is displayed at the American Legion Post 57, lists the 11 Japanese ships that the U.S.S. Baya destroyed. By AVALYN HUNTER Special to the Reporter Attack on Pearl Harbor spurred him to action SUBMARINERS story a We didnt know what Uncle Sam had, but we knew what we could do with our own guns, so we came prepared. By STEVEN RICHMOND srichmond@lakecityreporter.com The board of county com missioners voted unani mously to begin a land swap process that would lay the groundwork for a new rail road spur connected to the North Florida Intermodal Park project Thursday eve ning. The agreement is a joint effort between Columbia County, Plum Creek Land Company and the US Forest Service whereby Plum Creek would grant easements along sections of the Florida Scenic Trail and other properties in return for the Forest Service pro viding an easement for a railroad spur to the county that would pass through Osceola National Forest to an existing CSX line. The county is the only partner in this partnership that is eligible to accept state moneys and state grants which we expect to be forthcoming, County Manager Dale Williams said during the meeting. Those grants and state moneys could be used for future development of the 2,622 acre intermodal parkland currently owned by Plum Creek, one of the largest private landowners in the US and holder of over 448,000 acres across 21 counties in the State of Florida. The U.S. Forest Service denied approval for a pre vious location proposed for a rail spur about a mile east of the new site, raising concerns it would threat en a population of redcockaded woodpeckers, a species listed as near threatened according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature and protected by U.S. environ mental government enti ties. The Federal Government doesnt just give you an easement for nothing. Their policies dont allow that, Williams said Tuesday. Upgrades to birthing center By TONY BRITT tbritt@lakecityreporter.com A whole new dimension to birth ing children locally is the focus of the Birth Center at Shands Lake Shore, where officials their unveiled $3 million upgrade Thursday. Shands at Lake Shore Regional Medical Center began renovating its fourth floor in February. The renovation encompassed the hospitals entire fourth floor and obstetrics units, where ceilings, windows, HVAC and other items were upgraded, including all patient rooms, the nurses station and the fourth floor lobby. Close to 100 people attended a ribbon cutting cer emony at the hospital Thursday. Rhonda Sherrod, Shands Lake Shore CEO, said the renovation cost approximately $3.4 million. Each room is now private, with its own private bath and restroom. The rooms contain state-of-the-art elec tronic bassinets, which can weigh the babies, warm them and resuscitate them if necessary. The rooms contain new furnishings including a traditional JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Spotting Venus at Space Night Rick Layton (top) helps Jacob Dockery, 4, looks at the moon through a telescope at the Space Night 2013 at Summers Elementary. Thursday was best night to look at Venus when it is the brightest and closest to Earth. See another photo, 3A. SHANDS LAKE SHORE CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 139, No 218 Rail spur plan moves ahead Plum Creek swaps land for easement. ANDERSON continued on 6A COUNTY continued on 3A SHANDS continued on 3A

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PEOPLE IN THE NEWS AROUND FLORIDA Man eyed in second killing MIAMI — A Florida man charged with killing a 10-year-old boy dur-ing a South Florida nail salon robbery now stands accused in a second unre-lated slaying. North Miami police said Thursday that 19-year-old Anthawn Ragan and others still at large fatally shot a man outside a Miami motel on Nov. 1. Ragan is charged with first-degree murder and possession of a weapon by a violent career criminal. Ragan is already jailed awaiting arraignment on murder, assault and rob-bery charges in the Nov. 22 shooting death of fifth-grader Aaron Vu during the nail salon robbery. The boy’s father, Hai Vu, owns the salon and was wound-ed in the shooting. Police are still searching for an accomplice in that case. Ragan’s court-appointed attorney did not immedi-ately respond to an email seeking comment.Attack bear is euthanized LONGWOOD — A bear that matched the descrip-tion of one that injured a Florida woman who was walking her dogs has been captured and euthanized. Florida wildlife officials say the 200-pound bear was captured Wednesday night in the same Longwood neighborhood in suburban Orlando where the 54-year-old woman was hurt. Officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission decided on euthanasia because the bear was cap-tured within 48 hours of the attack in the same location. After Susan Chalfant was injured Monday eve-ning, wildlife officers set up traps in the neighbor-hood where the attack took place. One of the traps captured a yearling bear that didn’t fit the description of the bear in the attack. That yearling is now being housed at a rehabilitation center in Crystal River.Cops come to aid of homeless man GAINESVILLE — Gainesville police officers and fire rescue crews came to the aid of a home-less man who was attacked by yellow jackets. Area newspapers report 51-year-old Joseph “Crazy Joe” Piser was sleeping outside a vacant building Tuesday morning when yellow jackets began swarming around him. Piser, who gets around in an electric wheelchair, was able to crawl away and flag down Officer Ryan McCazzio for help. McCazzio says Piser’s left eye was swollen shut and his knees and wrists were inflames from about 15 stings. The officer called for help. As paramedics tended to Piser, Officer Kelvin Walker ran to buy insect spray. Then he and McCazzio donned neon orange raincoats and sprayed the swarming yel-low jackets to get them away from the wheelchair.Man shoots his caretaker BRADENTON — Deputies say a man who was apparently spooked by noises in his house shot one of his caretakers. Manatee County Sheriff’s officials say 48-year-old Charles Fletcher had just gone to sleep Wednesday night when the noise awakened him. When he saw someone enter his bedroom, he grabbed a gun he keeps next to his bed and fired. The shot hit Erik Kirby, who is one of several caretakers who look in on Fletcher. Deputies say Fletcher has a medical condition. Kirby was taken to a hospital in stable condi-tion. Authorities are inves-tigating. South Africa’s Mandela dies at 95 JOHANNESBURG N elson Mandela, who became one of the world’s most beloved statesmen and a colos-sus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95. South African President Jacob Zuma made the announcement at a news conference late Thursday, say-ing “we’ve lost our greatest son.” His death closed the final chapter in South Africa’s struggle to cast off apartheid, leaving the world with indel-ible memories of a man of astonishing grace and good humor. Rock concerts celebrated his birthday. Hollywood stars glorified him on screen. And his regal bearing, graying hair and raspy voice made him instantly recognizable across the globe. As South Africa’s first black president, the ex-boxer, lawyer and prisoner No. 46664 paved the way to racial reconciliation with well-chosen gestures of forgiveness. He lunched with the prosecutor who sent him to jail, sang the apartheid-era Afrikaans anthem at his inauguration, and traveled hundreds of miles to have tea with the widow of Hendrik Verwoerd, the prime minister at the time he was imprisoned. His most memorable gesture came when he strode onto the field before the 1995 Rugby World Cup final in Johannesburg. When he came on the field in South African colors to con-gratulate the victorious South African team, he brought the overwhelm-ingly white crowd of 63,000 to its feet, chanting “Nelson! Nelson! Nelson!” For he had marched headlong into a bastion of white Afrikanerdom and made its followers feel they belonged in the new South Africa. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born July 18, 1918, the son of a tribal chief in Transkei, one of the future “Bantustans,” independent republics set up by the apartheid regime to cement the separation of whites and blacks. Mandela’s royal upbringing gave him a dignified bearing that became his hallmark. Many South Africans of all races would later call him by his clan name, Madiba, as a token of affection and respect. Growing up at a time when virtually all of Africa was under European colonial rule, Mandela attended Methodist schools before being admitted to the black University of Fort Hare in 1938. He moved to Johannesburg and worked as a police-man at a gold mine, boxed as an ama-teur heavyweight and studied law.Mandela film breaks box office records in SAfrica JOHANNESBURG — A movie depicting the life of Nelson Mandela has become South Africa’s highest grossing picture after its opening last week, its producers said Thursday. The film, “Long Walk to Freedom,” has already earned $427,000 (Rand 4.4 million), accord-ing to Videovision Entertainment. The movie stars British actor Idris Elba as Mandela. It’s based on his autobiography with the same title. “I visited a few cinemas over the weekend and experienced the emo-tional response to the film with audi-ences leaving the cinemas completely satisfied,” said producer Anant Singh. The movie traces Mandela’s life from his childhood in a remote rural part of South Africa, through his years strug-gling against apartheid, to his 27 years imprisonment and his election as the country’s first black president in 1994. Thursday:7-1-1 Thursday:6-3-4-4 Wednesday:3-8-10-27-30 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 clarifi cations will run in this space. And thanks for reading. HOW TO REACH USMain number ........(386) 752-1293 Fax number ..............752-9400Circulation ...............755-5445Online... www.lakecityreporter.comThe Lake City Reporter, an affiliate of Community Newspapers Inc., is pub-lished Tuesday through Friday and Sunday at 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, Fla. 32055. Periodical postage paid at Lake City, Fla. Member Audit Bureau of Circulation and The Associated Press. All material herein is property of the Lake City Reporter. 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After 10:30 a.m., next day re-delivery or ser-vice related credits will be issued.In all other counties where home delivery is available, next day re-delivery or ser-vice related credits will be issued.Circulation...............755-5445(circulation@lakecityreporter.com)Home delivery rates(Tuesday -Friday and Sunday)12 Weeks.................. $26.3224 Weeks...................$48.7952 Weeks...................$83.46Rates include 7% sales tax.Mail rates12 Weeks.................. $41.4024 Weeks...................$82.8052 Weeks..................$179.40 Lake City Reporter Celebrity Birthdays Q Craig Newmark, the founder of Craigslist, is 61.Q Broadway actor Tom Hulce who portrayed Mozart LQWKHOP$PDGHXVLVQ The governor of New York, $QGUHZ&XRPRLVQ 7H[DV$0TXDUWHUEDFN Jonny Manziel is 21.Q Disney Channel star IURP$17)DUP6WHIDQLH6FRWWLV Thought for Today Scripture of the Day“And who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” — Esther 4:13-15 “The old believe everything; the middle aged suspect everything: the young know everything.” — Oscar Wilde, Irish writer and poet JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter’Tis the season for bell ringingSandy Furches, a member of the Altrusa International of Lake City, thanks Eric Woods as he donates money to The Salvation Army at Publi x on Wednesday. ‘It feels good to help out the community,’ Woods said. 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Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL FRIDAY & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 & 7, 2013 3A 3A By STEVEN RICHMOND srichmond@lakecityreporter.com A woman accused of flee ing police and leaving the scene of a crash with her two children was arrest ed Tuesday on a warrant served by county deputies. Authorities were on the lookout for Alnesha Bruyan Fudge, 26, of 198 SW Cannon Creek Road, after she sped down the nar row streets of Lake Citys downtown suburbs in her brown Chevy Malibu with her two daughters, one and four, in her backseat Nov. 4, according to an LCPD offense report. The four-year-old daugh ter told the Department of Children and Families that momma started to go fast before she struck a shed behind the Tabernacle Baptist Church on SE Lomond Terrace, accord ing to LCPD. The girl said neither her nor her sister were buckled in and we thrown against the front seats, adding that the one-year-old had glass on her foot as Fudge and the girls fled the scene, the report said. Fudge ran with the girls to the nearby Labor Ready building and borrowed a strangers cellphone to have an unknown individual pick up her and her daughters, the report said. Following an information call, LCPD made contact with Darrell Jones, a man who claimed no connec tion to Fudge that admit ted to picking up a [cry ing] woman with two kids while he was on his way to have his palm read on East Duval Street, officers said. Police said Fudge had seven active suspensions for not paying traffic fines, two for failing to appear on a traffic summons and one for failing to complete a court-ordered schedule. Deputies arrested Fudge at her home on SW Cannon Creek Road around 11:00 a.m. Tuesday and booked her into Columbia County Detention Facility on $48,500 bond. She faces charges of leaving the scene of a crash, reckless driving first offense, eluding police, driving with license sus pended second offense and two charges of cruelty toward a child for placing them in harms way. Church building hit and run suspect taken into custody Fudge They want something in return. They wanted an easement over that part of the trail they previously did not have. Now Plum Creek is giving an easement to the Forest Service for that trail and other properties. Williams estimated the agreement process with the Forest Service could take around 14 months alone and speculated that it would probably be two years before construction began on the proposed rail spur. County Attorney Marlin Feagle said amendments to the agreement, touted as a memorandum of understanding, were like ly to appear before the board in the near future. I have talked to rep resentatives from Plum Creek and I think we have worked out a couple of minor amendments... which primarily puts Columbia County on the same foot ing with Plum Creek... and [will] ultimately lead to Columbia Countys con struction and maintenance of the railroad spur and public roads, Feagle said. Although Williams said the county would accom modate any business not dependent on rail lines, he was eager to see the spur come to fruition. This is exactly what weve been waiting on for some time, he said. The quicker we can get this approved, the quicker we can move forward with developing our project. The long-term plan is for an inland port to benefit from increased shipping to Jaxport due to the widen bassinet, pull-out sleeper/ recliner, birthing bed, rock ing chair and other seating. The Birth Center at Shands Lake Shore has 14 rooms, a two-room increase from pre-reno vation work. Of the 14 rooms, eight are labor, delivery, recovery and post-partum rooms one room where a woman can give birth to her child and recover afterwards. There are six post-partum rooms. The space for the addi tional two rooms was cre ated by relocating a doc tors and nurses lounge as well as testing room, which gave the space for two larger handicappedaccessible birthing rooms. The hospitals nursery was also expanded during the renovation. Birthing mothers room-in and stay with new newborns and the nursery is where sick newborns receive care. Sherrod said the renovation was scheduled because Lake Shore offi cials wanted to keep peo ple local and provide new born care close to home. We wanted to create a beautiful birthing center right here at home, so that patients would not have to leave home to have a wonderful birthing experi ence, Sherrod said. We want people to know they can come here and have the very best quality of care in their delivery, have a beautiful environment to deliver their baby and enjoy their new born. Shands officials said the hospital averages around 80 births per month and project almost 1,000 births at the hospital in 2013. Before the renova tions, Marlene Summers, a Certified Nurse-Midwife, delivered my last two babies at Shands Lake Shore, said Dr. Daina Greene. The care was fabulous. I truly believe our labor nurses are some of the kindest and most experienced in the area. It is true southern hospi tality at its best and you, as a patient, are not just another laboring mom. Now, with the renovations, more mothers will choose to deliver locally and save on gas money and time off work. They will have the same opportunity as I had to receive the very best care so close to home. Cleopatra J. Steele Ministries / Lad Soup Kitchen would like to thank the entire Lake City and Columbia County area for the act of kindness, love, donations and volunteering of their time for our 22nd annual Thanksgiving Day Feast. We served 745 walk-in and shut-in people in the community. Thanks again. This could not have been done without your help and support. 33 rd Anniversary December 6, 1980 December 6, 2013 Thanks Lake City and the surrounding communities for the loyal support you have given us for the past 33 years. It is our constant desire to be worthy of your con dence and trust. Our success is measured by satisfying those we serve. Please visit our website at www.mizellfuneralhome.com Merry Christmas Rudolph Mizell and Staff SHANDS Continued From 1A NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON ENACTMENT OF ORDINANCE BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAKE CITY, FLORIDA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that City Council Ordinance No. 20132042, which title hereinafter appears, will be considered for enactment 32055. Copy of said ordinance may be inspected by any member of the may appear and be heard with respect to the ordinance. CITY COUNCIL ORDINANCE NO. 2013-2042 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAKE CITY, FLORIDA, AMENDING AND RESTATING SECTIONS 2-411 THROUGH 2-423 OF ARTICLE X OF CHAPTER 2 OF THE CITY CODE RELATING TO THE CITY CODE ENFORCEMENT BOARD AS CREATED BY CITY ORDINANCE NO. 2002-954, AS AMENDED, AND AS AUTHORIZED BY CHAPTER 162, FLORIDA STATUTES; PROVIDING FOR LEGISLATIVE INTENT WITH RESPECT TO SAID CODE ENFORCEMENT BOARD; PROVID ING FOR DEFINITIONS; PROVIDING FOR THE CREATION OF A CODE ENFORCEMENT BOARD; PROVIDING FOR THE CRE ATION OF THE POSITION OF A SPECIAL MAGISTRATE FOR CODE ENFORCEMENT; PROVIDING FOR ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES; PROVIDING FOR HEARINGS; PROVIDING FOR POWERS OF THE ENFORCEMENT BOARD AND THE SPECIAL MAGISTRATE; PROVIDING FOR CONDUCT OF HEARINGS; PROVIDING FOR POWERS OF THE ENFORCEMENT BOARD AND SPECIAL MAGISTRATE; PROVIDING FOR ADMINISTRA TIVE FINES AND LIENS AND FOR THE DURATION OF LIENS; PROVIDING FOR NOTICES; PROVIDING FOR APPEALS FROM ORDERS OF THE BOARD OF SPECIAL MAGISTRATE; PRO VIDING FOR REPEAL OF ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT WITH THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING FOR A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR THE INCLUSION OF THIS ORDI NANCE IN THE CITY CODE; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFEC TIVE DATE. COUNTY Continued From 1A JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center CEO Rhonda Sherrod (from left), Dr. Jose Goyenechea, certified nurse mid wife Marlene Summers, birthing center floor manager Shirley Lick and Chief of Pediatrics Dr. Athena Randolph chat at the Birth Center at Shands on Thursday. By AMANDA WILLIAMSON awilliamson@lakecityreporter.com As holiday lights brighten the town of Live Oak, Christmas on the Square brings the magic of the sea son to the thousands of guests that visit the two-day event. Christmas on the Square promises family friendly fun through homemade crafts, entertainment and annual Christmas Parade. The 29th annual event, themed A Patriotic Christmas, starts tonight at 6:15 p.m. with the Jingle Bell Run. Preregistration for the run will be at the train depot between 5:45 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. For those who wish to register in advance, visit Dairy Queen, Poole Realty, Chamber of Commerce or Suwannee Parks and Recreation. As the race draws to a close, the Justin Case Band will take the stage at the Depot at approximately 7:15 p.m. for a night of popular music. The band will play until 11 p.m. The Justin Case band will take a break around 8:00 p.m. for a firework presenta tion in the parking lot across the street from the Depot. On Saturday, 250 craft vendors and 35 food ven dors will line the street, displaying a wide array of crafts. According to Karen Hurst of the Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce, guests can browse a selection of wood work, handmade jewelry, Christmas decorations and more. Children can visit Santa Claus at the gazebo in Veterans Park between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday. A lighted Christmas parade will start at 6 p.m. on Saturday night. All of the floats in the parade will have patriotic Christmas decorations, Hurst said. The Chamber expects 60 floats from the community business partners, nonprofits and schools in Live Oak and Branford. The community is extremely involved with Christmas on the Square, Hurst said. They look forward to it every year. ... It gets everyone in the Christmas spirit. For more, contact Karen Hurst at the Chamber of Commerce at 386-362-3071. NOTICE OF MEETING ADVISORY BEAUTIFICATION COMMITTEE CITY OF LAKE CITY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Advisory Beautification Committee for the City of Lake City, Florida will hold a meeting on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 4:00 P.M., in the Council Chambers located on the second floor of City Hall at 205 North Marion Avenue, Lake City, Florida. NOTICE OF MEETING COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE CITY OF LAKE CITY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Community Redevelopment Advisory Committee for the City of Lake City, Florida will hold a meeting on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 5:30 P.M., in the Council Chambers located on the second floor of City Hall at 205 North Marion Avenue, Lake City, Florida. All interested persons are invited to attend either of the meetings described above. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: If you require special aid/services for either of the meetings identified above, as addressed in the American Disabilities Act, please AUDREY E SIKES, MMC. City Clerk HAVE QUESTIONS ON AUTO INSURANCE? CHAT WITH NICOLE 755-1666 Need A Quote? Christmas on Square nearly here JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter A view of the earth Children look at a presentation of the history of Earth while at the Space Night 2013 event at Summers Elementary School on Thursday.

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OPINION Friday, December 6, 2013 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding coun-ties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities — “Newspapers get things done!” Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community-oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman OUR OPINION LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters should not exceed 400 words and will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writer’s name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY EMAIL: news@lakecityreporter.com Good start on lake cleanup TODAY IN HISTORY On this date:In 1790, Congress moved to Philadelphia from New York. In 1884, Army engineers completed construction of the Washington Monument by setting an aluminum capstone atop the obelisk. In 1889, Jefferson Davis, the first and only president of the Confederate States of America, died in New Orleans. In 1907, the worst mining disaster in U.S. history occurred as 362 men and boys died in a coal mine explosion in Monongah, W.Va. In 1942, comedian Fred Allen premiered “Allen’s Alley,” a recurring sketch on his CBS radio show spoof-ing small town America. In 1947, Everglades National Park in Florida was dedicated by President Harry S. Truman. In 1957, America’s first attempt at putting a satellite into orbit failed as Vanguard TV3 rose about four feet off a Cape Canaveral launch pad before crashing down and exploding. In 1962, 37 coal miners were killed in an explosion at the Robena No. 3 Mine operated by U.S. Steel in Carmichaels, Pa. In 1971, the original Auto-Train, which carried rail passengers and their motor vehicles from Lorton, Va., to Sanford, went into operation. In 1989, 14 women were shot to death at the University of Montreal’s school of engineering by a man who then took his own life. Has the Gator Nation had enough?The nature of painD oes it hurt? Why does it hurt? What is pain, anyway? And what can you do about it? Let’s take a broad look at “pain.” Understanding pain: There are special nerve cells throughout your body, called “sense receptors.” They transmit everything you feel, see, hear, smell, and taste, to your brain. Psychologists call these nerve impulses “sensation.” When these signals reach your brain, they are interpreted, or “perceived,” in areas of your brain that specialize in that particular type of sensation, like vision or hearing. Pain is simi-lar to these sensations, in that it is sensed by pain receptors and trans-mitted through nerves to the brain, like other senses. How do you sense and perceive pain? That’s a little more complicat-ed, and not thoroughly understood by scientists. Even when the cause of a pain has been removed, you may continue to feel pain—some-times for years! Chronic pain can seriously interfere with your life, and for the most part, it is treatable. Here’s an example. When you contact a hot iron, it causes chemi-cal changes and nerve cell activity, not only at the site of the event, but also it changes the chemical and electrical energy along the nerve, and even in the brain. Neuropsychologists develop theories to try to explain pain. One theory, “gate control theory,” sug-gests that there are “gates” along the nerves that can either block sig-nals or allow them to travel to the brain. When the body is injured, the gates can’t block the sensation of pain, so it reaches the brain, where it is perceived and experi-enced as “Ouch! that hurt!” The treatment can apparently block the pain signal along the nerve. That may explain why applying pressure on the injured area, or applying something like a soothing lotion or menthol, may relieve the pain. What can you do? Even though pain isn’t thoroughly understood, you can use some tried and true helpful ideas from folk wisdom, common sense, and of course, the field of medicine. Here are some suggestions that may help: Do you know what caused the pain? If you smashed your thumb with the hammer, the cause is obvi-ous. But many pains may be dif-ficult or impossible to find. With the help of some tests, your doctor may be able to help you find the cause. There are a wide variety of treatments, classified as physical, behavioral, or mental. Even if pain isn’t “all in your head,” sometimes medical science can’t find what causes it. Whether or not you can find the cause, there are some treatments that could help. Pain specialists may offer help by using some special techniques, like pain medication, physical therapy, or even hypnotherapy. There are many effective treatments you can do yourself. How about the use of salve or lotions, massage, stretch-ing, exercise, or getting extra rest? You might try “distraction” or “dis-placement.” Here’s how they work: Distraction: I’ve noticed that when I’ve had a headache or a stomach ache, it’s helpful to pick up a book or a magazine, or watch a TV program you like. Taking your mind off of it seems to make it fade into the background. I noticed when I put the book down, some-times the headache will come back! Displacement: One psychological principle says you can’t feel two contradictory feelings at the same time. If you’re happy, you can’t feel sad at the same time. If you feel very good and happy, you can’t feel pain at the same time. Try building up those good thoughts and feelings, doing something fun, or finding an enjoyable diversion. Chances are these will replace, or displace, the pain! Pain is experienced different for each person. Experiment a little, and find out what works for you. Just taking a positive action can help you feel empowered, and the confidence you get can help give you the motivation and strength to break through, and get beyond what’s troubling you. C ity Public Works Director Thomas Henry and his staff, along with the folks at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, are to be commended for taking the lead in the restoration of Lake Montgomery, a natural landmark long overrun with gar-bage and trash. Following through on a commitment he made to our readers, Henry and the FWC showed up bright and early Wednesday with airboats, nets and huge bins for hold-ing the styrofoam cups, soft drink cans and potato chip bags that littered the sur-face of the once-pristine lake. As Henry noted, it wasn’t a perfect fix.It will take a little more time and a lot more work to get the lake back to where it was. Still, we’re on the way, and a lot better off than we were just a few weeks back. We’ll keep you posted on this project’s progress. Q Associated Press To the Editor:I am 81 years old and I’ve been a Florida Gator fan my whole life. The Gator Nation is used to seeing their football team, for many years, win more games than they lose. Florida had the number one recruit-ing class last year so we expected to see this fact reflected in the win-loss columns this year. Not the case. Watching the Gators play on television for many years made me proud of their accomplishments. Not the case in recent years. The team has had zero discipline for years, leading the SEC almost every year in penalties. Losing a very good defensive coordinator and offensive coordinator as they were hired as head coaches elsewhere did not help matters; however, they have been successful and one must tip their hats to them. The current defensive coordinator has also done a very good job. That leaves the offensive coordinator and the head coaching positions. The last two offensive coordinators have a propensity to try to 1) run up the middle and 2) pass the football when his offensive line has not had the skills to open a hole for a running back to get any yardage or protect the quarterback long enough for him to find a receiver. Instead, the quarterback half of the time is running for his life. In Florida’s game versus Vanderbilt this year, many in the Gator Nation have felt for years the couching staff should have used every schol-arship available to get an offensive line that could help the Gators be successful. I used to blame the offensive coordinator for this shortfall. Understanding that the coaching staff and team view film of the last game played puts a new light on the subject. The lack of an effective offensive line should be apparent during the game. When subse-quently watching the game film, the shortfall should also be apparent to the coach to which the offensive coordinator reports. I am sure the Athletic Director attends most, if not all the games, so one may won-der where he is on the issue. Maybe it is time to reevaluate the coaching staff and make some changes of which the Gator Nation would be proud. This could include the position of AD. He could be moved to once again be responsible for selling tickets to the games. With the salary being paid to the coaching staff and supervisory positions mentioned in this commu-nication, the Gator Nation expects a positive return on the investment, which it is not receiving at this time. Charles A. MorganLake CityEditor’s Note: This letter was received before the departure of Gators Offensive Coordinator Brent Pease and Offensive Line Coach Tim Davis. Robert DennyBob.Denny8@gmail.com Q Address your comments to Bob. Denny8@gmail.com or 386-454-4950. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR To the Editor:While millions are unemployed, food stamps benefits are reduced, people are going hungry, unemploy-ment benefits are cut, and so on, fathom the hypocrisy of a government that requires every citizen to prove they are insured or pay a fine, but not everyone must prove they are a citizen. And now, any of those who refuse or are unable to prove they are citizens will receive free insurance paid for by those who are forced to buy insurance because they are citizens. Is this a great country or what?Ruth CoymenLake CityThe problem with Obamacare 4AOPINION

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Emily Lawson at 754-0424 or by e-mail at elawson@lakecityreporter. com. Announcement SVTA meeting The Tuesday, Dec. 10 Suwannee Valley Transit Authority board meeting has been cancelled. Attention parents: The Columbia County School District is partner ing with Tony Boselli and Healthy Schools to pro vide FREE flu mist to all students in the Columbia County School District. The permission forms must be returned to the school by Monday, Dec. 9 in order for the child to participate. Today QRIS meeting The Early Learning Coalition of Floridas Gateway Inc. PROVIDER QRIS MEETING will be held on Friday, Dec. 6 at 9:30 a.m. at the Coalition office, 1104 SW Main Blvd. If anyone interested in attending this meeting has a disability requiring special assistance please contact Stacey DePratter at (386) 752-9770. 12-step group A 12-step addiction recovery group meets every Friday evening at 6 p.m. at the Community Revival Center, 244 NE Patterson Ave. in Lake City. For information call 867-6288. Fish dinner Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 5056 SW State Road 47 in Lake City, prepares fish dinners every Friday from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. The dinner is $6 for two Alaskan pollock filets, corn, baked beans, hushpuppies, cole slaw and tarter sauce. Take out or eat in. Dec. 7 Audubon Bird Walk Four River Audubon will sponsor its monthly Lake City Bird Walk at Alligator Lake Park on Saturday, Dec. 7. Meet at the pole barn at 8 a.m. to join us. Loaner binoculars are available. The walk usually lasts from 2-4 hours; partic ipants may leave anytime they wish. Contact Judy Mundy at 386-758-9558 for more information. Gospel Fest The community is invited to attend Gospel Fest 2013 on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. at Victory Christian Teaching Ministries, 445 SW Alachua Ave. Gospel Fest is a time of celebration with singing and dancing. Proceeds are used to help open a Victory House Womens Program which houses homeless women and children. For more information email VICTORYHOUSE445@ gmail.com. Time Capsule closing The Columbia County Public Library will have its grand finale Viva Florida 500 program on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. One of the componets of the Viva Florida 500 initiative was to place a time capsule in each of Floridas 67 coun ty libraries. The Closing of the Time Capsule con cludes the year of celebrat ing Floridas rich history. At the event, people will be able to see what items will be included in the cap sule before it is sealed and closed. The re-open date will then be announced. The program will end with a Happy 500th Birthday Florida cake and punch. For more information, call the library at 386-758-2101. Steak Night VFW Post 2206, 343 Forest Lawn Way, is host ing a Steak Night on Saturday, Dec. 7. Cost is $14 per person and dinner will be served from 5-7 p.m. The dinner is open to the public. Call 386-7525001 for more. Dec. 8 Gospel concert The end of the year Gospel Concert featuring The Legendary Jackson Southernaires will take place on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. at Ernest Courtoy Civic Center, 1129 NW 4th St. in Jasper. Doors open at 5 p.m. For more infor mation, call Missionary P. Jefferson at 386-792-3247. Karaoke with Mark VFW Post 2206, 343 Forest Lawn Way, is host ing Karaoke with Mark on Sunday, Dec. 8 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wings, shrimp and burgers will be served. The event is open to the public. Call 386-752-5001 for more. Dec. 9 Christmas party The Womens Cancer Support Group of Lake City will meet at 5:30 p.m. on December 9 for our annu al Christmas party. Please bring a wrapped White Elephant gift and a finger food to share. Information at 386-752-4198 or 386-7550522. Dec. 10 PSA The Lifestyle Enrichment Center is spon soring a free educational Medicare Seminar on Tuesday, Dec. 10 from 5-6 p.m. The seminar will be moderated by Irv Crowetz of C/C & Associates, Inc. Subjects covered will be: What you need to know about Medicare; when to enroll; what is covered, and whether or not a sup plement is needed. Please RSVP to 386-755-3476 ext. 107. SRWMD meeting The Suwannee River Water Management Districts Governing Board will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 9 a.m. at District Headquarters, 9225 CR 49 in Live Oak. The meeting is to consider District busi ness and conduct public hearings on regulatory, real estate and other vari ous matters. A workshop will follow. Matthew Patrick Avallone Mr. Matthew Patrick Avallone, Sr. 29, died Tuesday December 3, 2013 at the Lake City Medi cal Center following an acci dent. He had made Lake City his home for most of his life. He loved the Atlanta Braves, Jacksonville Jaguars and Florida State Seminoles; he also loved to play video games with his son Matthew. He enjoyed spending time with his family and cook ing on the grill. He was preceded in death by his aunt: Eileen Ea son; grandmother: Essie Ea son and uncle: Wayne Kuelbs. Matthew is survived by his wife Nicole Avallone Lake City, FL; two sons Matthew Patrick Avallone II, and Tristyn Wayne Avallone both of Lake City, FL; one daughter Jesalyn Ari ana Avallone, Lake City, FL; mother: Patricia Avallone of Lake City and father: Anthony R. Avalone, Sr of Massachusetts; one brother Anthony Richard Avallone, Jr. Lake City, FL; a half-sister Stephanie Lee Aval lone; two aunts Paula Kuelbs and Elaine Eason; two nephews Kobe and Devin and a host of extended family also survive. Funeral services will be conduct ed Saturday December 7, 2013 at the Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home Chapel at 2:00 P.M. With Interment will follow in the Wil liamson-Tyre Cemetery in LuLu. the family will receive friends from 6P.M. until 8P.M. on Friday December 6, 2013 at the chapel of DEES-P ARRISH F AMILY FUNERAL HOME in Lake City, FL. Please sign the online guestbook at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.com. Mildred Ellis Bishop Mrs. Mildred Ellis Bishop, age 93 died, Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at the E.T. York Haven Hospice Care Center in Gaines ville, Fl., following a long illness. She was born September 24, 1920 in Fort White, Fl and moved to Lake City in 1938, after her marriage to James D. Bishop. She was a homemaker who loved the Lord and her church. She was the oldest attending member of First Baptist in Lake City, having joined in 1941. She enjoyed cooking for oth ing bridge with her friends. She cherished her family and friends. Survivors include daughter, Carol Bishop Riven bark (Murphy) of Gainesville, Grandchildren, Walt Riven bark (Camila) of Atlanta, Amy Rivenbark Chin (Ian) of North Reading, MA, David Rivenbark and Chris Rivenbark (Kelley) of Gainesville. Great Grandchil dren, Cole Rivenbark, Colin and Aidan Chin, Luke Rivenbark and one due in April; Special sisterin-law, Sue Ellis of Melbourne and Several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be con ducted on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 11:30 a.m., at the First Baptist Church of Lake City with Interment will follow in Oak lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service time (10:30a.m. until 11:30a.m.) donations may be made to First Baptist Church, 182 NE Justice Street, Lake City, FL 32055 or E.T. York Haven Hospice Care Center, 4200 NW 90th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606. GATEWA Y -FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME 3596 South U.S, Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025. (386) 752-1954 Please leave words of com fort for the family online at www.gatewayforestlawn.com Ernest Hollingsworth, Jr. Mr. Ernest Hollingsworth, Jr., age 86 of Fort White, FL passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at the Vet erans Hospital in Gainesville, FL. He was born July 27, 1927 in Vero Beach, FL to Er nest and Florence Mackey Hol lingsworth. He was retired store manager of W.T. Grants of Lou isville, Kentucky. In retirement he served as a security guard for Securitas. He faithfully at tended Trenton Church of Christ. He is survived by his son Mark L. (Debbie) Hollingsworth of Mad ison, South Dakota, his daughter, Cherie (Mike) Ghormley of La Porte, Texas, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, three brothers, Charles (Duane) Hollingsworth, Carlton (Betty) Hollingsworth, Terrell (Jean) Hollingsworth, one sister Gloria (Mike) Molosso, several nieces and nephews, many friends and a much loved church family. Graveside Services will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2013, 11:00 a.m. at Fort White Cemetery, 133 SW Horton Dr., Fort White, FL. Visitation will be held Friday, December 6, 2013, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at EvansCarter Funeral Home, 220 N. Main Street, High Springs, FL. may be made to Hospice of the Nature Coast, 150 North Main Street, High Springs, FL 32643 or Trenton Church of Christ, 502 NE 7th Street, Trenton, FL 32693. Arrangements are under the care of EV ANS-CAR TER FUNERAL HOME High Springs, FL.Reni Andre Jones, Sr. Mr. Reni Andre Jones, Sr., age 55, was born April 19, 1958 to George Ivory, Sr. and MaeEtta Martin Jones. Both precede him in death. He was raised in a Christian home and at tended school in Colum bia County, graduating with the Columbia High School class of 1976. Af ter graduation, Reni enlisted in the United States Army on the buddy system with his good friends, Ben Givens and Lon nie Morgan. After serving his country, he resided in Jackson ville, Florida until his untimely death on November 26, 2013. Reni is preceded in death by two siblings, Bobby Jones and Helen Smith; and one son, Jacob Jones. He leaves to cherish his memo ries: four children, Chameka, Eureka, Reni, Jr., and Josiah Jones, all of Jacksonville, FL; one step-son, Jared Merkel, Jacksonville, FL.; brothers, Ivory Jones (Sharon), Willing boro, NJ, Jackie Jones (Lisa), Kyle, TX, Larry Jones (Dean), Tampa, FL, Alvin Jones (La verne), Valdosta, GA; sisters, Lavern Sheppard (Lovell), Jack sonville, FL, Ernestine Jefferson (Dale), Sanderson, FL, Belinda Jones, Lake City, FL; grand children, Nathen, Jaylen, Ahy meia, Marreon and Camren, all of Jacksonville, FL; aunt, Mary Jane Grant, Lake City, FL; a spe cial, loving and devoted friend, Lacey Whittington, Jackson ville, FL; hosts of nieces, neph ews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Reni An dre Jones, Sr., will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Faith Bible Church, 15902 US Highway 90, Sanderson, FL, Videll W. Williams, Pastor. The family will receive friends from 5:00 7:00 p.m. Friday, December 6, 2013 at the funeral home. Arrangements entrusted to COMBS FUNERAL HOME 292 NE Washington Street. Lake City, FL, (386) 752-4366. Marq Combs-Turner, L.F.D. The Caring Professionals Obituaries are paid advertise ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified depart ment at 752-1293. OBITUARIES Photos by AMANDA WILLIAMSON /Lake City Reporter Columbia Bank employees donated $500 a piece to four county elementary schools, including Summers Elementary, Melrose Park Elementary, Westside Elementary and Five Points Elementary. The money, presented by School Advisory Council members, is intended to purchase Christmas gifts for needy children. (On left, from left: Westside principal Cherie Hill, Janine Flegert, Columbia Bank employee Alisa Epperson, bank employee Charlene Brown and Jayne Earle. On right, from left: Kellie Brown, Summers principal Amy Stanton, Columbia Bank employee Connie Anderson, bank employee Maralisa Reed, Tanya Neeley and Nicole Bailey.) 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FAITH & VALUES Friday & Saturday, December 6 & 7, 2013 www.lakecityreporter.com 6A 6AF&V Protection and attacksT he Roman sol-dier’s armor was designed to protect him from the enemy. His sword was to be used when the soldier attacked his enemy. Paul used this imagery to illustrate how a Christian is to defend himself from the devil and how the Christian is to “battle” to set free the souls who are in Satan’s kingdom. In writing to the Ephesians (6:14), Paul tells the Christians at Ephesus to “gird your loins with truth.” The loins are at the very center of the human body and very vulnerable. Paul says the Christian must use the truth to pro-tect himself where he is the most vulnerable. The truth becomes a part of us when we spend time think-ing about God’s message to the point it becomes so real that we can put our trust and confidence in it. Paul tells the Christians to put on the breastplate of righteousness. The breastplate protected the soldier’s most vital organs. When the Christian is involved in righteous actions, then the weapons of the devil will not be able to harm the Christian. When the Christian is totally cov-ered in acts of righteous-ness, then there is no room for the evil actions of the devil to influence the Christian. Paul even tells the Ephesians to “shod” their feet and to put on “the hel-met of salvation.” He then speaks about “the sword of the spirit, which is the word of God.” The sword is the only weapon which the Roman soldier had when he went on the attack. He had to handle it accurately or it would do him no good. He had to spend hours practicing the craft of hand-to-hand combat so that he could be proficient in his use of the sword. Using the sword was “personal and up close.” One of the things which we need to think about is that Paul gives us equip-ment to use to defend ourselves as well as equip-ment to go on the attack. Let’s think about this piece of equipment used when the Christian is to go on the attack. First of all we probably do not think of the Christian going on the attack. We do not think that a Christian needs to be involved in the battle to take “captive” those souls who are in the “kingdom of Satan.” But what will hap-pen to them if we do not try to “take them captive”? What if we never “fight” to free them from the chains of Satan’s kingdom and bring them into the king-dom of God’s dear Son”? The other thing we need to think about is that our only “weapon” for attack is the “word of God.” It is not our opinion, it is God’s opinion. It is not what we think God is saying, but what God is saying. It is not our message, but it is the message of God. Paul said that the gospel is “the power of God unto salva-tion” (Romans 1:16). Using the Bible is what God has chosen to be the means by which He will free people from the kingdom of Satan and subsequently to trans-fer them into the kingdom of His marvelous Son. May we never forget that Satan wants us to be with him for eternity as much as God wants us to be with Him. Satan is battling very hard for our souls as well as the souls of our friends and family. May we learn how to use the armor God has given us to defend ourselves from Satan’s enemy fire. Likewise, may we learn how to use the sword God has given us to fight for the souls of others. BIBLICAL MEDITATION Carlton McPeakcarlton_mc@msn.com Q Carlton G. McPeak is an evangelist working in the Lake City area. All Scriptural quotations are from the New American Standard Bible, Holman Bible Publishers, unless otherwise stated. Neglecting your salvationPART THREEH ebrews 2:3 a says, “how shall we escape if we neglect so great a salva-tion...” The first week of our study on turning around one’s neglected salvation, we spoke of the first four of the thirteen “let us” in the book of Hebrews: “Let us fear” (4:1); “Let us” be diligent (4:11); “Let us” hold fast (4:14); and “Let us” come boldly to the throne of grace (4:16). Last week we picked up in chapter 6:1 “Let us” go on to per-fection or maturity; 10:22 “Let us” draw near; 10:23 “Let us” hold fast; 10:24 “Let us” consider one another to stir up love. Hebrews 12:1 “Let us” lay aside sin and 12:28 “Let us” have grace. Today we come to the last two of the “let us” found in Hebrews chapter 13. These two are among the most important of the “let us.” Hebrews 13:13 says, “Therefore let us go forth to Him, outside the camp, bear-ing His reproach.” This scripture seems to imply that we are to take the gospel message outside the camp (church). Churches are asked to be Great Commission Churches. They are told in Matthew 28:19, “Go therefore and make dis-ciples of all nations,” but no one ever tells where to go and how to make dis-ciples of them. Making disciples means teaching them as verse 20 says “to observe all things that I have commanded you.” How can they go if they don’t know where to go? How can they teach what they don’t know them-selves? So many today are not being taught in the camp (church), so they don’t know how to teach outside the church. Many today do not understand The Great Commission and if you only read Matthew 28:19-20, Mark 16:15-18, Luke 24:47, you still will be confused. Today we have several denominations that have come to be because of misinterpreta-tion of these scriptures. We have those who believe one must be bap-tized to be saved; those who believe they can cast out demons; those who speak with new (or unknown) tongues; those who believe if they are bitten by a poisonous snake or drink deadly poi-son it will not hurt them; and those that can heal the sick by the laying of of hands. The Apostles did have these powers, but none since. So how are we to be A Great Commission Church? Paul told Timothy in chapter 2:2 “And the things that you have heard from me among many witnesses, commit those to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.” In other words, like a relay, the word is to go forth outside the camp. The last of the “let us” is 13:15. “Therefore by Him let us continu-ally offer the sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to His name.” A big part of our salvation is for us to go forth out-side the church building to share the salvation of the Lord Jesus with oth-ers. If we do not, as Paul said in 2 Timothy 2:2, “commit” or share the gospel with other, it will not be spread as it should be. Remember Jesus said “We are the light of the world” (Matthew 5:14). We must not leave that light under a basket; especially in this season. The verse says we are to continually praise God with our lips. So, as we think about all of the events that we will be faced with between now and January first, let us remember the Christ of Calvary who died for us. Hugh Sherrillems-hugh43@comcast.net Q Hugh Sherrill is an ordained minister presently serving at Philippi Baptist Church. BIBLE STUDIES Ongoing Church Calendar ItemsMondays: Souls’ 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.A 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 information, call Esther at (386) 752-9909. Wednesdays: Our 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, contact Pastor Bruce Alkire at (386) 755-4299. Thursdays: Ministry Pointing People to Christ meets every Thursday at 6 p.m. at 284 SW Beech Street. The public is invited. Call Essie Wilson at 386-755-1483 for more information. GEAR FOR:

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LAKE CITY REPORTER RELIGION FRIDAY & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 & 7, 2013 5A7AReligion‘Meanwhile’ used as a turning pointC halk it up to my love of multi-task-ing, (don’t you just love that rare day when you get to check off everything on your list?) but I really like the word “meanwhile,” especially when it gets used like this: My dinner was in the oven; meanwhile I finished up the laundry. Meanwhile literally means “at the same time.” Chapter four begins by telling us that while Ruth was at home feeling very con-cerned and probably con-fused about what was hap-pening, Boaz was in town getting the matter settled, just like Naomi assured her that he would. Like a man on a mission, Boaz gets to work: first, he waits for the nearer kinsman-redeemer at the city gate where all legal transactions were settled, the equivalent of our courtroom. Once he is in place, ten elders were gathered and then the case was opened. The details get a bit confusing in our English transla-tion, but remember that property wasn’t actually bought and sold in the way that we understand today. Through his inheri-tance, Naomi’s husband, Elimelech had rights to a parcel of land that was for-feited when the family left Bethlehem to go to Moab. What Boaz is presenting to the closest kinsman is the opportunity to buy back the property for Naomi’s family, herself and Ruth, not from them. This appeared to be agree-able until he understood the strings attached — the widow, along with the responsibility to maintain her dead husband’s name. Isn’t Boaz playing it cool? No doubt his heart is beating double time, hoping that he gets to be the one to redeem the property and get the girl! Did you notice how he throws in the fact that Ruth is a Moabitess and a “dead man’s” widow? I mean are there any other kind? It sure seems like Boaz was trying to make the deal sound as least appealing as possible. Whether it was those small details or not, Boaz’s strategy works and the offer was refused! One last thought, while I’m so glad that every-thing works out for Boaz to redeem the property and marry Ruth, I can’t help but feel a bit sorry for that other relative. For heaven’s sake, what if he was wearing his favor-ite pair of shoes? And I just have to wonder, did they have a shoe store in Bethlehem where you could buy just one in cases like this? Just goes to show, you never know what might be going on meanwhile… Because every heart matters, Angie “Meanwhile Boaz went up to the town gate and sat th ere. When the kinsman-redeemer he had mentioned came along, Boaz said, ‘Come over here, my friend a nd sit down.’ So he went over and sat down. Boaz took ten of the elders of the town and said, ‘Sit here,’ and they did so. Then he said to the kinsman-redeeme r, ‘Naomi, who has come back from Moab, is selling the piece o f land that belonged to our brother Elimelech. I t hought I should bring the matter to your attention and sugge st that you buy it in the presence of these seated here and in the presence of the elders of my people. If you wi ll redeem it, do so. But if you will not, tell me, so I will know. For no one has the right to do it except you, and I am next in line.’’ ‘I will redeem it, ‘ he said. Then Boaz said, ‘On the day you buy the land from Naomi and from Ruth t he Moabitess, you acquire the dead man’s widow, in ord er to maintain the dead with his property.’ At thi s the kinsman-redeemer said, ‘Then I cannot redeem it because it might endanger my own estate. You redeem it yo urself. I cannot do it.’ (Now in earlier times in Israel, for the redemption and transfer of property to beco me final, one party took off his sandal and gave it to the other. This was the method for legalizing transactions i n Israel.) So the kinsman-redeemer said to Boaz. ‘Buy it yourself .’ And he removed his sandal.” — Ruth 4:1-8 HEART MATTERS Angie Landangieland3@windstream.net The uses of stonesS everal years ago, we had what the Irish call a “Pub” — that is, a bar, and it was called “The Frog.” Then it was doomed to be torn down. As we would pass by, sometimes daily, we would watch the progress but it just so happened that we were in the process of fixing up our yard. It seemed like we planted hundreds of plants, bushes and trees. We created gardens and actually named them. We have the “Mail-box garden,” the “Bird house garden,” the “Beside the house garden,” and we had the “Zig-zag garden” (which is thankfully gone), the “Triangle garden,” and then there is the “Long garden” which goes around the back yard. We just about gardened ourselves to death, right? Well, this was all a part of just making our little place look a bit better. Part of these projects included rocks… lots and lots of rocks. We would see a pile of rocks somewhere and stop and try and get some. We drew the line when we saw road repair being done and huge chunks of sidewalk and street were coming up. But then came the frog. When that place came down, I mentioned it to my wife and we were both ‘drooling.’ You may think it funny to drool over rocks…. But just think about how much that stuff costs. We were putting borders made of rocks everywhere. The day came and I went down to the place where all that remained of the “Frog” was a huge pile of rocks. I had my trusty old, half ton 1989 Chevrolet truck (long bed), and stopped at the site. I asked if I could have some rocks. The workers said, “sure,” but I don’t think they expected what happened. I started picking rocks, actually cinder blocks that had been broken. Four trips, and two tons of rock later we had what we thought was enough to put bor-ders around everything in our yard. Surprisingly the truck withstood the stress, even though each load made the truck ‘sag’ on the rear end. Now we are almost finished with our projects and the yard looks pretty good. All with a lot of hard work. Rocks (stones) have been used throughout the bible for various reasons: building walls (Genesis 11:3), building an altar for worship (Genesis 28:18, 22), stones were used as monuments (Genesis 35:14), as vessels (Exo. 7:19), as examples (Exodus 15:5, 16), as weap-ons (Exodus 21:8), to write on (Exodus 24:12; 28:10, to punish and put to death (Leviticus 20:27; 24:14; 26:1; John 8:1-11), used in prophesy (Matthew 24); and reference to Jesus (Acts 4:11)… for closing tombs (John 11:38-45), for marking a place of judgment (John 19:13)… and many others. The most notable stone, the one which is historically remembered and spoken about, is the one which was moved from the tomb of Jesus (John 20:1). Jesus of course didn’t need the stone removed to get out of the tomb; it was moved for us. It was moved so the disciples could go in and see the linens which wrapped Jesus lying in their folds. So they could see Jesus was not there. He is our risen Savior. All the oth-ers who claim to be the Messiah are still dead, their graves… marked with a stone. Jack Exum Jr. jackexumjr@yahoo.com Q Jack Exum Jr. is a freelance writer who lives in Lake City. To find more articles (by Jack Exum Jr. as well as Jack Exum Sr.), Exum books for sale, family pictures, bible studies, spe cial "For Teens Only" area and more, visit Exum's web site, www.jackexum.com. CHURCH CALENDAR Dec. 6Nativity SceneA Living Nativity will be presented by Bethlehem Lutheran Church on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6 and 7 and again on Dec. 13 and 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. The church is located on US 441 South near Ellisville. There will be a donation box for non-perishable food items for the Christian Service Center. Questions, contact 386-867-3169.Dec. 7Gospel FestThe community is invited to attend “Gospel Fest 2013” on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. at Victory Christian Teaching Ministries, 445 SW Alachua Ave. “Gospel Fest” is a time of celebra-tion with singing and danc-ing. Proceeds are used to help open a Victory House Women’s Program which houses homeless women and children. For more information email VICTORYHOUSE445@gmail.com.Dec. 8Founder’s DayTrinity Faith Outreach Ministries Church, 738 NW Texas Ave., is hosting their 13th annual Founder’s Day Celebration on Sunday, Dec. 8. Guest speaker at 11:30 a.m. will be LCPD Chief Argatha Gilmore; guest speaker at 3 p.m. will be Pastor Japan Ruise from Margaretta. Christmas concertThe Olivet Missionary Baptist Church invites you to their second communi-ty Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 5 p.m., featuring adult and youth choirs that have come together and combined from local churches to sing songs of thanksgiving and praise in this season of fel-lowship and celebration of the birth of Christ. Please come out and share with us this joyous and festive occasion.Gospel concertThe end of the year Gospel Concert featuring “The Legendary Jackson Southernaires” will take place on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. at Ernest Courtoy Civic Center, 1129 NW 4th St. in Jasper. Doors open at 5 p.m. For more infor-mation, call Missionary P. Jefferson at 386-792-3247.Communion ServicePhilippi Baptist Church will be holding a special pre-Christmas communion service on Sunday morn-ing, December 8 at 11 a.m. Pastor Hugh Sherrill will preach on the Lord’s Supper. Christmas musicalThe music ministry of Parkview Baptist Church, 268 NW Lake Jeffery Rd., presents their Christmas musical, “The Light of Christmas,” on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 4 p.m. and Monday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. Call 386-752-0681 for more information.Dec. 15 AnniversaryNew Mount Pisgah AMEC, 345 NE Washington St., is celebrating their 136th anniversary on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 3:30 p.m. Rev. Pearce Ewing and the Historic Mt. Zion AMEC family will be the guest preacher.Christmas concertThe music ministry of Southside Baptist Church will be presenting a Christmas concert on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. Nursery will be provided for children four years of age and younger. There will be fellowship following the concert. For more informa-tion, call 386-755-5553.Dec. 22Christmas MusicalThe Elim Baptist Church, 3435 SW Elim Church Road in Fort White, presents “Jesus — There’s some-thing about that Name,” a Christmas musical, on Sunday Dec. 22 at the 11 a.m. service. Call 386-497-1972 for more.Dec. 24Candlelight serviceNew Mount Pisgah AMEC, 345 NE Washington St., is having a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service on Tuesday, Dec. 24 from 7-8 p.m. Call 386-752-1830 for more information. Appreciate ‘outsiders’ — part 3 of 5By David MatthisAP Religion WriterLast week we discussed accommodating outsiders and how our church services should be inviting outsid-ers, not turning them off. Paul charged the church in Corinth to engage non-believers in worship. But do not do this at the expense of the truth of the gospel. This week we shift our focus to appreciating ‘outsiders’ and watching how we act in front of them.Appreciate OutsidersCare for outsiders goes beyond First Corinthians. Related is the healthy concern for the gospel’s reputation in the Pastoral Epistles. Whether it’s the conduct of widows (1 Timothy 5:14), slaves (1 Timothy 6:1; Titus 2:10), or young women (Titus 2:5), Paul would have us seek “in everything [to] adorn the doc-trine of God our Savior” (Titus 2:10) and not bring any just reviling on the name, teaching, and word of God (1 Timothy 6:1; Titus 2:5). He would have us be concerned to “show perfect courtesy toward all people” (Titus 3:2), and have us care that our good works “are excellent and profit-able for people” (Titus 3:8). It matters in 1 Thessalonians 4:12 that we “walk properly before outsid-ers,” and in Colossians 4:5–6 that we conduct ourselves wisely “toward outsiders, making the best use of time. Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.” And as we give an answer, and provide a defense to anyone who asks the reason for the hope that is in us, Peter adds his voice to the concern with outsiders: “Do it with gentleness and respect, having a good conscience, so that, when you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ may be put to shame” (1 Peter 3:15–16). Our apologetic is not only carefully cho-sen words, with a kind demeanor, but a life that benefits others, even outsiders. “This is the will of God, that by doing good you should put to silence the ignorance of foolish people” (1 Peter 2:15). US Capitol tree lit WASHINGTON — An 88-foot-tall spruce that was transported from Washington state to Washington D.C. has been illuminated in a cer-emony on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol. House Speaker John Boehner flipped the switch that lit the Capitol Christmas Tree, helped by the sixyear-old son of an Iraq war veteran. Washington Congressman Jim McDermott said Christmas is about a “child that came into the world and changed the world.” He added, “I hope this tree will remind us of Jesus’ call to feed the hungry, to wel-come the stranger, to clothe the naked and to take care of the sick.”RELIGION BRIEFSQ Associated Press Q Heart Matters is a weekly column written by Angie Land, director of the Family Life Ministries of the Lafayette Baptist Association, where she teaches bible studies, leads marriage and family conferences, and offers bibli cal counseling to individuals, couples and families. By BRENDAN FARRINGTONAssociated PressTALLAHASSEE — A private group placed a Nativity scene in the Florida state Capitol on Tuesday in an event that included prayers, children singing Christmas carols and a celebration of Jesus’ birth. Up next, the atheists get their say.The Capitol rotunda is open to any group that applies through the state Department of Management Services as long as their displays follow guidelines on size and other restrictions. The Florida Nativity Scene Committee decided to use that opportunity to display the biblical scene of Jesus’ birth. “We are not trying to offend anyone, but we are taking a stand for Christ in Christmas, a stand for truth and religious freedom,” said Pam Olsen, who organized the event. “And what better place to do this than the heart of our state government.” American Civil Liberties Union of Florida executive director Howard Simon immediately thought of two better places. “They may now have a right to do that, but there are better places,” Simon said. “There are houses of wor-ship and there are each of our homes if we choose to commemorate the holidays.” Groups that advocate for the separation of religion and government say the display is on solid constitution-al grounds because the state is not spending money on it and it has designated the Capitol rotunda as a public forum. A disclaimer was posted near the Nativity scene that said the state does not support or endorse the dis-play, which is across the rotunda from a giant menorah that marks the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. And it’s why the state is letting the Freedom From Religion Foundation hang a banner with its views. T he banner is expected to be hung Thursday. It will dep ict Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and the Statue of Liberty adoring the Bill of Rights pl aced in a crib typically used to depict Jesus and the Nativit y scene. “Let us also honor the birth of our Bill of Rights, which reminds us there can be no freedom OF religion without having freedom FROM religion in government,” the banner reads in part. The group also has signs up to counter Nativity scenes in the Wisconsin and Illinois capitols that declare there are no gods, heaven or hell. “We don’t think there should be religion or irrelig ion in any state Capitol, but if they’re going to start allowi ng religion and call it a public forum then certainly the non-relig ious point of view should be there, too,” said Annie Laurie Gaylo r, co-president of the Madison, Wisc.-based foundation. Nativity scene on display at capitol

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8A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL FRIDAY & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 & 7, 2013 8A On Friday, December 13th Carrier Food Pick Up Day To participate, simply leave a bag of non-perishable food at your Reporter paper tube or the end of your driveway Thursday night, Dec. 12. No glass containers. Your Lake City Reporter carrier will pick it up while delivering your Friday paper. December 2-13, 2013 Bring Your Food Items to the Reporter Office. located at 180 E. Duval Street, Lake City Mondays through Fridays, from 8 a.m. 5 p.m. For additional information and to participate, please call 752-1293 Supporting the Florida Gateway Food Bank Lets Fill It Up! For all Cash Donations make checks payable to: Florida Gateway Food Bank Bring your non-perishables to Lake City Reporter oce. Fort White students learn to weld at FGC By TONY BRITT tbritt@lakecityreporter.com A group of Fort White High School students took a trip to Florida Gateway College Thursday where they were able to get an inside look and hands-on experience into the refrig eration, HVAC and weld ing fields. The students spent close to four hours at the college touring the class areas as well as others on campus, but spent most of their time performing hands-on activities as they worked on virtual reality simulators. The students seemed to enjoy the visit, said Tim Robinson, FGC HVAC/ refrigeration instructor. They were able to tie the academic portion of the program to the hands-on portion of the program. Being able to go in and do a simulation on how it should work, view the pro cess, service of operation and take that into the lab and be able to see an actual physical machine operate in that manner increases their likelihood of being successful in installing, troubleshooting and ser vicing HVAC equipment. Dustin Williams, an 18year-old Fort White High School student, used a blow torch to weld a piece of cop per tubing during the trip. I enjoyed the tour. I learned a lot of stuff I didnt know about, he said. I liked welding the copper tubing. It was pret ty unique and something I had never done. Marcus Bell, a Fort White High School instructor at the schools Energy Academy, said the trip helped the students because it taught them that they needed to stick with education to increase their ability to make money. They can learn on their own, but if they come here and learn the correct tech niques first, theyll go a lot further, he said. Wayne Oelfke, who is with the Fort White High School technical, agricul tural, operations depart ment, said 26 Fort White High School visited FGC during Thursdays outing. Oelfke said it was impor tant that the students have an opportunity to see and talk to people who are in the community. Our goal is not only to get these students certi fied, but get them certified with quality skills that they can compete and its all here at FGC, he said. Were trying to create a feeder program where kids can start at high school level and see a future and continue their educational ladder, coming up through the college where they can get certified and go out in the work world and earn a good living with good skills, added Carl Romano, FGC Industrial Technology Occupational programs coordinator. Joe Ganser, FGC weld ing instructor, said FGC has the most technology to offer welding students in the state, including a $50,000 welding simulator. No other school in Florida has as much weld ing technology as we can offer students here with the different types of equip ment we have, he said. TONY BRITT /Lake City Reporter Fort White High School student Dustin Williams (left) gets welding tips from Florida Gateway College student Michael Haskins. Our goal is not only to get these students certified, but get them certi fied with quality skills that they can compete and its all here at FGC. Wayne Oelfke, Fort White High School technical and agri cultral operations deparment of Scotch if hed get me onto a submarine. He took me out to the liquor store that night, and a few days later I was on my way to New London (a Navy base near Groton, Connecticut, where the Naval Submarine School is located). After completing his training, Anderson served as a submarine torpedo man for the remainder of World War II, eventually being assigned to USS Baya, which made five war patrols in the South China Sea, Gulf of Siam, Java Sea, and Philippine Sea in 19441945. It was not an easy service. The Japanese had what we called hunter-killer packs, he recalls. Theyd surround a sub and then send in destroyers one at a time to depth charge it while the rest maintained a cordon around the subs location. Your best bet was to get below the thermo cline (a thin layer of water in which a rapid tempera ture change takes place, separating the warmer upper waters that are heat ed by solar energy from the cooler, more stable deep waters below), which would throw off their sonar. But if you were in a harbor, you couldnt always do that because the water was too shallow. Surviving a depth charge was not a pleasant experience either. When the charges started coming, Id get every man in my compart ment assigned to doing something, Anderson remembers. It was bet ter than sitting around anticipating. Then the shock waves would hit. Youd have leaks from water lines and air lines, and youd see the men around you with blood leaking from every open ing in their bodies. Id say at least 85 percent of those who survived came out with hearing loss. It was an occupational haz ard, but one the Veterans Administration never really acknowledged. Following the war, Anderson returned to the East Coast, where he mar ried a young woman he had met while stationed there. We had 54 won derful years together, and I wish I could have another 54, he said softly. But God has been with me every step of the way. Today, Anderson lives quietly on a small horse farm off Old Wire Road. A member of the American Legion, he still keeps in touch with some of his fellow submariners, though the U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II disbanded in September 2012. There werent enough of us left who were fit to travel to keep it going, he said. Anderson and his fel low veterans are the last of a rare breed, as submariners never accounted for more than two percent of naval personnel during World War II. Yet they sank more than 30 percent of the Japanese Navy and some 5 million tons of shipping, exacting a bitter price for the memory of Pearl Harbor. Anderson has no regrets regarding his military ser vice. I think we got more out of our military service than any other branch, he says. We came out believing that we could do anything. No one will ever know the full story of the submarine service; most of us never knew more than we needed to know to do our jobs. It really was the Silent Service in more ways than one. All I can say is that we were expected to do the impos sible and we did. ANDERSON Continued From 1A JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter John Anderson kisses Shirley Bennett while at the American Legion on Wednesday. Bennett is Andersons caregiver. Anderson lives with a total hearing loss in his right ear and a 95 percent hearing loss in his left due to his wartime service. No one will ever know the full story of the submarine service; most of us never knew more than we need ed to know to do our jobs. It really was the Silent Service in more ways than one.

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Lake City Reporter SPORTS Friday & Saturday, December 6 & 7, 2013 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports Editor754-0421tkirby@lakecityreporter.com 1BSPORTS BRANDON FINLEY /Lake City ReporterColumbia High seniors Jessica Chatman (from left), Carla D’Antoni and Kayla Janson are joined by head coach Lindsay McCardle on Senior Night for the Lady Tigers’ soccer team. Lady Tigers fall, 2-1, on Senior NightBy BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comIt was a heartbreaker on Senior Night as Columbia High’s soccer team fell, 2-1, to visiting Hamilton County High at Tiger Stadium on Thursday. Hamilton opened up the scoring with a goal in the 14th minute, but Columbia was able to bounce back and tie the game heading into the half. Alyxx Lloyd scored on an assist from Carla D’Antoni with 15 min-utes remaining in the first half to tie the game. The two teams would go scoreless despite Columbia having a handful of shots on goal throughout the second half. Hamilton took a 2-1 lead with a breakaway goal coming with four minutes remaining in the contest. Columbia had five shots on goal during the final two minutes of play, but were unable to put a shot in the net. “Hamilton just came in and wanted it more,” Columbia head coach Lindsay McCardle said. “We fought hard, especially in the final 10 minutes, but it was just those little mis-takes that gave the game away. We’re coming up on three games this weekend, and we have to move on.” McCardle also said that the Lady Tigers did a good job of finding shots, but have to put the ball away. “We had more than 20 shots on goal,” she said. It was a sad ending to the festivities for the seniors, but McCardle said that Jessica Chatman, Carla D’Antoni and Kayla Janson have all been valuable mem-bers of the Lady Tigers. “We will definitely miss all three of them,” McCardle said. “They’ve put in a lot of hard work and sweat. They’re sweet girls and I have enjoyed getting to know them over the last few years. We’ve all grown together and they’ll defi-nitely be missed.” Columbia falls to 2-8 on the season, but has a chance to rebound this weekend in the Timberwolf Classic in Tallahassee starting today. Indians take county hoops Fort White knocks off Columbia, 61-57 JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFort White High’s Melton Sanders drives through through C olumbia High’s Robert Dace (15) and Tre Simmons (2) while attempting a shot during a ga me Thursday night. Fort White beat Columbia, 61-57. By TIM KIRBYtkirby@lakecityreporter.comFort White High’s basketball team beat Columbia High, 61-57, in Lake City on Thursday in a game that defined playing hard. The effort produced fumble-fisted play and plen-ty of fouls, but also some brilliant basketball. After trailing most of the game, Columbia closed to within one point with 1:52 left to play. A 6-0 run finished off the Tigers. “We knew it would be a battle,” Fort White head coach Isiah Phillips said. “You have two programs with some real good young men. It could have gone either way. We still had some energy at the end and we told them to fight through the adversity. We teach finish.” Tre Simmons started the game with a 3-point-er for Columbia (3-2) and the Tigers led 12-6 at the midpoint of the first quarter. Fort White erased that with an 8-2 run down the stretch and the game was tied 14-all at the first buzzer. Melton Sanders went on a rampage in the second quarter, scoring 12 of his game-high 24 points and sparking the Indians to a 13-1 run and a 27-19 lead. Columbia coach Horace Jefferson called a time out and Jordan Coppock responded with a 3-pointer. Sanders matched the trey and Fort White took a 34-25 lead into intermission. Sanders scored six points in the third quarter and hit two free throws late in the game. “We had a good week of practice and it came down to executing at the end,” Sanders said. “Most of us played football and we played more physical. That is usually what Fort White does.” The Indians pushed the lead to 10 points with three minutes left in the third quarter. Dilan Hall and Chris Cottrell traded baskets off rebounds, then Simmons hit another 3-pointer and Darrell Jones hit two free throws to cut the lead to 46-41 at the end of the quarter. After a Joe Powers free throw and another offensive rebound basket by Cottrell for Fort White, Simmons got the deficit back to five points with his fourth 3-pointer. Jefferson called time out with 5:58 remaining, but it was Quan Porter who responded for Fort White with two baskets. Two more free throws from Jones plus a bucket from DaKarry Rossin and a trey by Simmons made it 53-51 Fort White with 3:45 left to play. Jalen Wyche scored a basket for Fort White, then Simmons was fouled on a 3-point attempt and made all three free throws. Fort White’s lead was one, 55-54. Both teams missed free throws, then Cottrell hit a basket and two free throws. Sanders’ two free throws offset a late 3-pointer from Jones. “We had too many unforced errors,” Jefferson said. “We have good ball-handlers so the press didn’t bother us. I told them yes-terday we need to focus on finishing and we didn’t finish. I want to commend my kids. They could have rolled over and died, but they didn’t. “We were beaten by a pretty good team, and we’re a pretty good team.” Cottrell and Wyche each scored 12 for the Indians. Porter scored six points, Powers scored five and Christian Helsel scored two. Fort White (3-0) plays at Oak Hall School at 7:30 p.m. today. Simmons led the Tigers in scoring with 15 points and Jones scored 14. Rossin scored nine points, with eight points from Hall, five from Coppock, a 3-pointer from Robert Dace, a basket by Andrew Moemeka and a free thrown from Kelvin Jonas.

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SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today COLLEGE FOOTBALL 8 p.m. ESPN2 — Mid-American Conference, championship, Bowling Green vs. Northern Illinois, at Detroit GOLF 3 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour, World Challenge, second round, at Thousand Oaks, Calif. 12 Midnight TGC — European PGA Tour, Hong Kong Open, third round 4 a.m. TGC — Nedbank Challenge, third round, at Sun City, South Africa MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. FS1 — Arizona St. at DePaul 10 p.m. ESPN — Kentucky vs. Baylor, at Arlington, Texas MEN’S COLLEGE HOCKEY 7:30 p.m. NBCSN — UMass at Notre Dame NBA BASKETBALL 7:30 p.m. ESPN — Denver at Boston SOCCER 11:30 a.m. ESPN2 — FIFA, World Cup Draw, at Costa do Sauipe, Brazil WINTER SPORTS 10 p.m. NBCSN — USSA, Birds of Prey, at Avon, Colo. (same-day tape) ——— Saturday BOXING 8 p.m. SHO — Champion Sakio Bika (32-5-2) vs. Anthony Dirrell (26-0-0), for WBC super middleweight title; Erislandy Lara (18-1-2) vs. Austin Trout (26-1-0), for vacant WBA interim super welter-weight title; champion Devon Alexander (25-1-0) vs. Shawn Porter (22-0-1), for IBF welterweight title; welterweights, Zab Judah (42-8-0) vs. Paulie Malignaggi (32-5-0), at Brooklyn, N.Y. COLLEGE FOOTBALL Noon ABC — Oklahoma at Oklahoma St.ESPN — UCF at SMUESPN2 — Conference USA, championship game, Marshall at Rice 3:30 p.m. FOX — Texas at Baylor 4 p.m. CBS — Southeastern Conference, championship, Auburn vs. Missouri, at Atlanta 7:30 p.m. ESPN2 — South Florida at Rutgers 7:45 p.m. ESPN — Pac-12 Conference, championship game, Stanford at Arizona St. 8 p.m. FOX — Big Ten Conference, championship, Ohio St. vs. Michigan St., at Indianapolis 8:07 p.m. ABC — Atlantic Coast Conference, championship, Duke vs. Florida St., at Charlotte, N.C. 10 p.m. CBS — Mountain West Conference, championship, Utah St. at Fresno St. GOLF 1 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour, World Challenge, third round, at Thousand Oaks, Calif. 3 p.m. NBC — PGA Tour, World Challenge, third round, at Thousand Oaks, Calif. 12 Midnight TGC — European PGA Tour, Hong Kong Open, final round 4 a.m. TGC — Nedbank Challenge, final round, at Sun City, South Africa MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 11 a.m. FSN — La Salle vs. Stony Brook, at New York Noon FS1 — Colgate at Georgetown 12:30 p.m. CBS — UCLA at Missouri 1:30 p.m. FSN — Fordham at St. John’s 2 p.m. FS1 — Bowling Green at Xavier 3:15 p.m. ESPN2 — Kansas at Colorado 4 p.m. FS1 — Florida Gulf Coast at FIU 5:15 p.m. ESPN2 — UNLV at Arizona 6 p.m. FS1 — North Dakota at Butler MEN’S COLLEGE HOCKEY 6:30 p.m. NBCSN — UMass at Notre Dame NBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. WGN — Detroit at Chicago SOCCER 7:40 a.m. NBCSN — Premier League, Newcastle at Manchester United 9:55 a.m. NBCSN — Premier League, Manchester City at Southampton 12:25 p.m. NBCSN — Premier League, Tottenham at Sunderland 4 p.m. ESPN — MLS Cup, Real Salt Lake at Kansas City WINTER SPORTS 2 p.m. NBC — USSA, Birds of Prey, at Avon, Colo. (same-day tape) FOOTBALLNFL schedule Sunday’s Games Atlanta at Green Bay, 1 p.m.Minnesota at Baltimore, 1 p.m.Kansas City at Washington, 1 p.m.Buffalo at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.Miami at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.Detroit at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.Indianapolis at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.Cleveland at New England, 1 p.m.Oakland at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.Tennessee at Denver, 4:05 p.m.Seattle at San Francisco, 4:25 p.m.N.Y. Giants at San Diego, 4:25 p.m.St. Louis at Arizona, 4:25 p.m.Carolina at New Orleans, 8:30 p.m. Monday’s Game Dallas at Chicago, 8:40 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 San Diego at Denver, 8:25 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15 Philadelphia at Minnesota, 1 p.m.Washington at Atlanta, 1 p.m.San Francisco at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.Seattle at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m.Chicago at Cleveland, 1 p.m.Houston at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.Buffalo at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.New England at Miami, 1 p.m.Kansas City at Oakland, 4:05 p.m.N.Y. Jets at Carolina, 4:05 p.m.Arizona at Tennessee, 4:25 p.m.New Orleans at St. Louis, 4:25 p.m.Green Bay at Dallas, 4:25 p.m.Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 8:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16 Baltimore at Detroit, 8:40 p.m. AP Top 25 games Today No. 16 Northern Illinois vs. Bowling Green, MAC championship at Detroit, 8 p.m. Saturday No. 1 Florida State vs. No. 20 Duke, ACC championship at Charlotte, N.C., 8 p.m. No. 2 Ohio State vs. No. 10 Michigan State, Big Ten championship at Indianapolis, 8 p.m. No. 3 Auburn vs. No. 5 Missouri, SEC championship at Atlanta, 4 p.m. No. 6 Oklahoma State vs. No. 18 Oklahoma, Noon No. 7 Stanford at No. 11 Arizona State, Pac-12 championship, 7:45 p.m. No. 9 Baylor vs. No. 23 Texas, 3:30 p.m. No. 15 UCF at SMU, NoonNo. 24 Fresno State vs. Utah State, MWC championship, 10 p.m.BASKETBALLNBA schedule Today’s Games Milwaukee at Washington, 7 p.m.Philadelphia at Charlotte, 7 p.m.Denver at Boston, 7:30 p.m.Cleveland at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.Orlando at New York, 7:30 p.m.Golden State at Houston, 8 p.m.Oklahoma City at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Toronto at Phoenix, 9 p.m.Utah at Portland, 10 p.m.L.A. Lakers at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Saturday’s Games Denver at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.L.A. Clippers at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.Detroit at Chicago, 8 p.m.Miami at Minnesota, 8 p.m.Golden State at Memphis, 8 p.m.Brooklyn at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m.Indiana at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. Sacramento at Utah, 9 p.m.Dallas at Portland, 10 p.m. AP Top 25 schedule Today’s Game No. 3 Kentucky vs. No. 20 Baylor at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas, 10 p.m. No. 9 Oklahoma State vs. South Carolina, 9:30 p.m. No. 12 UConn vs. Maine at the XL Center, Hartford, Conn., 7 p.m. Saturday’s Games No. 2 Arizona vs. UNLV, 5:15 p.m.No. 4 Syracuse vs. Binghamton, 7 p.m.No. 5 Ohio State vs. CCSU, 4:30 p.m.No. 6 Kansas at Colorado, 3:15 p.m.No. 7 Louisville vs. Louisiana-Lafayette, 1 p.m. No. 8 Wisconsin vs. Marquette, 2:15 p.m. No. 11 Wichita State vs. Oral Roberts, 8 p.m. No. 14 Villanova at Saint Joseph’s, 6 p.m. No. 16 Menphis vs. Northwestern State, 1 p.m. No. 17 Iowa State vs. Northern Iowa at Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines, Iowa, 6 p.m. No. 18 UCLA at Missouri, 12:30 p.m.No. 19 Gonzaga vs. New Mexico State, 11 p.m. No. 21 UMass vs. BYU at the MassMutual Center, Springfield, Mass., 1:30 p.m. No. 22 Michigan vs. Houston Baptist, Noon No. 23 Iowa vs. Drake at Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines, Iowa, 8:30 p.m. No. 25 Dayton at Illinois State, 8:05 p.m. Sunday’s Games No. 13 Oregon at Mississippi, 5 p.m.No. 24 San Diego State vs. Washington, 3:05 p.m. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS FRIDAY & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 & 7, 20132BSPORTS FRIDAY EVENING DECEMBER 6, 2013 Comcast Dish DirecTV 6 PM6:307 PM7:308 PM8:309 PM9:3010 PM10:3011 PM11:30 3-ABC 3 -TV20 NewsABC World NewsEntertainment Ton.Inside Edition (N) Last Man StandingThe Neighbors (N) Shark Tank (N) (DVS) (:01) 20/20 (N) News at 11Jimmy Kimmel Live 4-IND 4 4 4Chann 4 NewsChann 4 NewsEntertainment Ton.Inside Edition (N) Love-RaymondRules/EngagementBig Bang TheoryBig Bang TheoryThe 10 O’Clock News (N) Chann 4 NewsArsenio Hall 5-PBS 5 -JournalNightly BusinessPBS NewsHour (N) Washington WeekCeltic Woman: Home for Christmas 3 Steps to Incredible Health! 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FX 22 136 248How I Met/MotherHow I Met/Mother “Rango” (2011, Comedy) Voices of Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Abigail Breslin. (:33) “Rango” (2011, Comedy) Voices of Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Abigail Breslin. CNN 24 200 202Situation RoomCross re (N) Erin Burnett OutFront (N) Anderson Cooper 360 (N) Piers Morgan Live (N) (Live) Cross reUnguardedAnthony Bourdain Parts Unknown (N) TNT 25 138 245Castle “Kill the Messenger” Castle “Love Me Dead” (DVS) “Catch Me if You Can” (2002) Leonardo DiCaprio. A teenage scam artist poses as a pilot, surgeon and lawyer. “Crimson Tide” (1995) NIK 26 170 299SpongeBobSpongeBobTeenage Mut.Teenage Mut.Teenage Mut.Teenage Mut.Full House Full House Full House Full House Friends (:36) Friends SPIKE 28 168 241(5:30) “Ghost Rider” (2007, Action) Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes. Premiere. “The Longest Yard” (2005) Adam Sandler. Premiere. Prisoners train for a football game against the guards. “Ghost Rider” (2007) Nicolas Cage. MY-TV 29 32 -The Ri emanThe Ri emanM*A*S*H M*A*S*H Monk Monk Monk helps Natalie’s daughter. Seinfeld Dick Van DykeThe Twilight ZonePerry Mason DISN 31 172 290Good Luck CharlieJessie Good Luck Jessie: NYC ChristmasA.N.T. Farm (N) Dog With a BlogWander-YonderLiv & MaddieAustin & AllyAustin & Ally Jessie Dog With a Blog LIFE 32 108 252“Holiday Switch” (2007, Comedy) Nicole Eggert, Patricia Mayen-Salazar. “Dear Secret Santa” (2013, Romance) Tatyana Ali, Lamorne Morris. “A Christmas Proposal” (2008) Nicole Eggert, David O’Donnell. USA 33 105 242Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims UnitModern FamilyModern FamilyModern FamilyModern FamilyModern FamilyModern Family BET 34 124 329106 & Park: BET’s Top 10 Live Zoe Saldana’s role. (N) HusbandsHo.HusbandsHo.HusbandsHo. “Tyler Perry’s I Can Do Bad All By Myself” (2009) Tyler Perry. A boozy singer nds a way to change her life. ESPN 35 140 206SportsCenter (N) (Live) d NBA Basketball Denver Nuggets at Boston Celtics. From TD Garden in Boston. (N)d College Basketball Baylor vs. Kentucky. From Arlington, Texas. (N) ESPN2 36 144 209(5:30) ESPN FC (N) InterruptionNFL Kickoff (N) (Live) e College Football Mid-American Conference Championship -Bowling Green vs. Northern Illinois. (N) SportsCenter (N) (Live) SUNSP 37 College BasketballFuture PhenomsInside the HeatPrep Zone SpoHalls of FameGatorZoneIcons of CoachingInside the HeatInside the HEATSEC Gridiron LIVE DISCV 38 182 278Bering Sea Gold Gold Rush “Garnets or Gold” Gold Rush: Pay Dirt “Mutiny” (N) Gold Rush “Paid in Full” (N) (:01) Bering Sea Gold (N) (:02) Gold Rush “Paid in Full” TBS 39 139 247Seinfeld “The Pen” Seinfeld Seinfeld Family Guy “Four Christmases” (2008) Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon. (DVS) “Fred Claus” (2007, Comedy) Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti. HLN 40 202 204What Would You Do? Secret Lives with Jane Velez-MitchellNancy Grace Mysteries (N) Mystery DetectivesMystery DetectivesMystery DetectivesMystery DetectivesMystery DetectivesMystery Detectives FNC 41 205 360Special Report With Bret Baier (N) On the Record W/Greta Van SusterenThe O’Reilly Factor (N) The Kelly File (N) Hannity (N) The O’Reilly Factor E! 45 114 236(4:30) “How Do You Know” (2010) E! News (N) Keeping Up With the KardashiansFashion Police (N) The SoupParty OnChelsea LatelyE! News TRAVEL 46 196 277Bizarre Foods With Andrew ZimmernMan v. Food Man v. 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(Live)d NBA Basketball Orlando Magic at New York Knicks. From Madison Square Garden in New York. Magic Live! (Live) Icons of CoachingWorld Poker Tour: Season 11 SYFY 58 122 244 “Haunted High” (2012, Horror) Danny Trejo, Charisma Carpenter. WWE Friday Night SmackDown! (N) Haven “When the Bough Breaks” (N) Being Human AMC 60 130 254(3:30) Pulp Fiction “X-Men” (2000) Hugh Jackman. Two groups of mutated humans square off against each other. “Men in Black” (1997, Action) Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith. The Walking Dead “Too Far Gone” COM 62 107 249(5:56) South Park(:27) Tosh.0 The Colbert ReportDaily Show(7:59) FuturamaFuturama Tosh.0 Tosh.0 Key & Peele Key & Peele Aziz Ansari: Dangerously Delicious CMT 63 166 327Reba Reba Reba “Cheaper by the Dozen” (1950, Comedy-Drama) Clifton Webb, Myrna Loy. Premiere. Sweet Home Alabama “Career Day” Cops ReloadedCops Reloaded NGWILD 108 190 283Dog Whisperer “Dueling Pit Bulls” Swamp LionsSuper CatMan v. CheetahLion Battle ZoneSuper Cat NGC 109 186 276(5:00) “Killing Kennedy” (2013) Alaska State TroopersAlaska State Troopers “Vice Squad” Alaska State TroopersAlaska State TroopersAlaska State Troopers SCIENCE 110 193 284How Big Is the Universe? Unsolved History “Area 51” Alien Mummies “The Challenger Disaster” (2013) William Hurt, Bruce Greenwood. Alien Mummies ID 111 192 285Deadly Women Deadly young women. Deadly Women Facing Evil (N) Facing Evil (N) Deadly Women Wives With Knives “Silent Secrets” (N) Facing Evil Facing Evil HBO 302 300 501(5:30) “Pitch Perfect” (2012) Anna Kendrick. ‘PG-13’ REAL Sports With Bryant GumbelMike Tyson: Undisputed Truth Getting On Getting On School GirlState of Play MAX 320 310 515(5:15) “Gangster Squad” (2013) ‘R’ (:10) “Alexander” (2004) Colin Farrell, Val Kilmer. Macedonia’s young king conquers much of the known world. ‘R’ Banshee “Pilot” Banshee “The Rave” SHOW 340 318 545 “The Big Lebowski” (1998, Comedy) Jeff Bridges. ‘R’ Masters of Sex “Fallout” Time of Death “Maria & Nicolle” “Sinister” (2012, Horror) Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onofrio. Premiere. ‘R’ SATURDAY EVENING DECEMBER 7, 2013 Comcast Dish DirecTV 6 PM6:307 PM7:308 PM8:309 PM9:3010 PM10:3011 PM11:30 3-ABC 3 -TV20 NewsABC World NewsEntertainment Tonight (N) e College Football ACC Championship -Duke vs. Florida State. From Charlotte, N.C. (N) News at 11 4-IND 4 4 4Chann 4 NewsPaid ProgramThe Middle The Middle Rules/EngagementRules/EngagementBig Bang TheoryBig Bang TheoryNewsInside EditionChann 4 NewsFirst Baptist 5-PBS 5 -Big Band Vocalists Vocalists from the 1940s. 60s Pop, Rock & Soul (My Music) Artists and groups from the 1960s. 70s & 80s Soul Rewind (My Music) Classic soul, R&B and dance. 7-CBS 7 47 47e College Football SEC Championship -Auburn vs. Missouri. Action NewsMike & Molly Mike & Molly 48 Hours (N) e College Football Mountain West Championship -Utah State at Fresno State. 9-CW 9 17 17(4:30) “Be Cool” (2005, Comedy) Meet the BrownsHouse of PayneLike, LoveFantasy FootballI Know JaxYourJax MusicJacksonvilleLocal HauntsYourJax Music 10-FOX 10 30 30e(3:30) College Football Texas at Baylor.FOX CollegeBig Ten Prege College Football Big Ten Championship -Michigan State vs. Ohio State. From Indianapolis. (N) News 12-NBC 12 12 12NewsNBC Nightly NewsWheel of FortuneJeopardy! Christmas in Rockefeller Center The Blacklist “Gina Zanetakos” Saturday Night Live NewsSat. Night Live CSPAN 14 210 350Washington This CommunicatorsFirst Ladies: In uence & Image “Betty Ford” The life of rst lady Betty Ford. Washington This Week Washington This Week WGN-A 16 239 307America’s Funniest Home VideosFunny VideosBulls Eye (N) d NBA Basketball Detroit Pistons at Chicago Bulls. From the United Center in Chicago. (N) WGN News at NineHow I Met/MotherRules/Engagement TVLAND 17 106 304The Cosby ShowThe Brady BunchThe Brady BunchThe Brady BunchKirstie “Pilot” Kirstie Love-RaymondLove-RaymondLove-RaymondLove-RaymondLove-RaymondKing of Queens OWN 18 189 279Oprah: Where Are They Now? Houston Beauty Houston Beauty (N) Iyanla, Fix My Life (N) Houston Beauty (N) Houston Beauty A&E 19 118 265Storage WarsStorage WarsStorage WarsStorage WarsStorage WarsStorage WarsFlipping Vegas “Hoarder House” Flipping Vegas “Party House” (N) (:01) Flipping Vegas “Chop House” HALL 20 185 312“A Very Merry Mix-Up” (2013, Romance) Alicia Witt, Mark Wiebe. “The Santa Switch” (2013) Ethan Erickson, Anne Dudek. Premiere. “Let It Snow” (2013, Drama) Candace Cameron Bure, Jesse Hutch. FX 22 136 248(5:30) “The Day the Earth Stood Still” (2008) Keanu Reeves, Kathy Bates. “Avatar” (2009) Sam Worthington, Voice of Zoe Saldana. A former Marine falls in love with a native of a lush alien world. Sons of Anarchy CNN 24 200 202CNN Newsroom (N) CNN Newsroom (N) Anderson Cooper Special ReportCNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute Individuals who improve lives. Anderson Cooper Special Report TNT 25 138 245(5:02) “Catch Me if You Can” (2002) Leonardo DiCaprio. (DVS) “Source Code” (2011, Suspense) Jake Gyllenhaal. Premiere. (DVS) “Source Code” (2011) Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan. (DVS) NIK 26 170 299HathawaysThe ThundermansSam & Cat Sam & Cat The ThundermansThe ThundermansiCarly “iChristmas” Victorious Full House Full House Friends (:36) Friends SPIKE 28 168 241Cops Cops Cops Cops Cops (N) Cops “The Day After Tomorrow” (2004, Action) Dennis Quaid. Global warming leads to worldwide natural disasters. MY-TV 29 32 -Emergency! “Fuzz Lady” BatmanBatmanLost in Space “The Forbidden World” Star Trek “Journey to Babel” “The Mummy’s Ghost” (1944, Horror) Lon Chaney, John Carradine. DISN 31 172 290Austin & Ally JessieDog With a BlogA.N.T. Farm “The Incredibles” (2004) Voices of Craig T. 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LAKE CITY REPORTER NASCAR FRIDAY & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 & 7, 2013 3B3BNASCAR In recent months, there have been questions about the future and the nances of Iowa Speedway, the .875-mile track in Newton, Iowa, that was designed by Rusty Wallace and has drawn praise from drivers and fans alike. Veteran track manager Doug Fritz left the track several months ago, and there were published reports indicating that the track was behind on some of its bills, even though it drew good crowds for its NASCAR-sanctioned Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series races as well as the IndyCar events run there since the track opened in September 2006. But any doubts about the track were erased last week with the announcement that NASCAR had purchased the venue. “Iowa Speedway is a great entertainment facility with a very bright future,” Eric Nyquist, NASCAR vice president, strategic development, said in a release announcing the purchase. “The facility has the support of the region, it’s positioned well in the heart of the Midwest, and year in and year out it provides great short-track racing ac-tion for motorsports fans. “NASCAR ownership will allow us to draw on the entire resources of our compa-ny. It also provides us with the opportunity to execute rsthand a number of entertain-ment ideas and engagement opportunities with fans — much of which we have out-lined repeatedly as the core of our Industry Action Plan.” Iowa Speedway already has announced its 2014 schedule, and it includes two Nation-wide races, one on May 18 and the other on Aug. 2. There will also be one Camping World Truck Series event in conjunction with the IndyCar series on July 11-12, and two NASCAR K&N Pro Series support races. Although many consider the purchase by NASCAR to be a sign that a Sprint Cup race will be held at the track, since NA-SCAR controls the schedule for all of its major divisions, the announcement said that there are no immediate plans to host Cup races at Iowa. There will be a gathering in Des Moines on Thursday, Dec. 12, to outline additional details on the purchase and plans for the future. Information on this event will be announced soon. Season ticket holders may renew their tickets for the 2014 season, and will have an exclusive right to secure their current seats until Dec. 14. All other seats are available for purchase immediately, with season ticket prices starting at $95. For more information visit www.iowaspeedway.com. For many a NASCAR fan, David Ragan, of Unadilla, Ga., is considered one of the sport’s young guns. But as it was brought home to him a week ago at Myrtle Beach (S.C.) Speedway, he’s been around the sport quite a while. He’ll turn 28 on Christmas Eve, and he’s been racing for more than half of his life. He’s run seven full seasons in the elite Sprint Cup Series, with two wins, two poles and 34 top-10 nishes to his credit. In 99 Nationwide Series starts over the years, with just two full-time campaigns, he’s won twice, taken two poles and posted 46 top-10 nishes. But he was racing in Legends, Allison Legacy cars and Late Models for years before he ever broke into NASCAR. When Ragan returned to Myrtle Beach to compete in the track’s big 400-lapper for Late Model Stock cars, he ran as a teammate to Kaz Grala, who wound up nishing in second place, two spots ahead of Ragan. Grala really is a young guy. He’s just 14 and wasn’t old enough to understand the sport the last time Ragan raced at Myrtle Beach, back in 2003. On the same weekend at Myrtle Beach Speedway, Ragan saw Todd Gilliland, the 13-year-old son of his Sprint Cup team-mate David Gilliland, nish second in a Limited Late Model race. “Talking to kids about something that happened at the track in the late 1990s, I realized they probably hadn’t been born then,” Ragan said. “That kind of puts it in perspective.” It also reinforces to Ragan just how lucky he is to compete at the level he does, and to be able to win races like this year’s Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway. “There are a lot of talented drivers out there, but there are only 43 spots avail-able in the Sprint Cup Series,” he said. “I really appreciate every opportunity I’ve ever gotten, and I don’t take anything for granted.” In the 400, Ragan qualied a disappointing 20th, but was satised with his fourth-place nish. “We passed a lot of cars,” he said. “And it was fun.” After enjoying a Thanksgiving break, Ragan attended the Georgia-Georgia Tech college football game, then headed south to Pensacola, Fla., to compete in the 46th-annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway on Dec. 8. The annual event is the most prestigious in asphalt Late Model racing and over the years has attracted some of NASCAR’s top drivers, including the late Dale Earnhardt. Previ-ous winners include NASCAR veterans like Darrell Waltrip and Kyle Busch, and short-trackers like Fayetteville, Ga.’s Ronnie Sanders and Chase Elliott, who, like his father, Bill Elliott, started out rac-ing on short tracks in the Southeast and quickly moved on to one of NASCAR’s top touring circuits. Ragan has run the Derby for the past three seasons, with his best effort com-ing last year, when he started on the pole and nished eighth behind Erik Jones, who recently became the youngest winner ever in NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series. “We had a shot to win it last year,” Ragan said. “We’re going back down there and give it our best shot again.” Ragan will drive his own car at the Derby, and his cousin Brett Ragan, a former car chief at Roush Fenway Racing now working at David Ragan’s Ford dealership in Perry, will serve as his crew chief. After seven years in Sprint Cup, young gun David Ragan has been racing for more than half his life David Ragan won the Aaron’s 499 Sprint Cup race in 2013.Sean Gardner/Getty Images for NASCARJust how Austin Dillon’s 2013 Nationwide Series cha mpionship will be remembered won’t be known for some time. It may be that people remember that he won th e title without winning a race. Or it could be that t he focus will be on his battle down the stretch with eventua l runner-up Sam Hornish Jr. — a battle that ended at Homestead-Miami Speedway with a bit of controversy, as 12 laps of caution were run in the final 17 laps, e nding any chance Hornish had of overtaking Dillon, who wa sn’t running nearly as well as Hornish in that race. But it may be that as time goes by, the NASCAR worl d will focus on the remarkable reversal of fortunes t hat Dillon and his No. 3 Chevrolet team at Richard Chil dress Racing experienced over the final two thirds of the season. Back in the 10th race of the season, at Charlotte M otor Speedway, Dillon started on the pole, but faded to 14th at the finish. He left his home track seventh in the p oints standings, 55 points behind then-leader Regan Smith But over the final 23 races, Dillon had 17 top-10 f inishes, and 11 of those were top-5s. In hindsight, t he numbers look even more impressive to those who underst and a season-long points race, as it’s more important t o finish consistently high in the running order than to win occasionally and have poor finishes in other races. Dillon’s comeback seems almost scripted, and he sai d it was in large part a matter of following a master pl an. “We did a good job of setting goals 10 to 15 weeks ago,” Dillon said. “We did a good job of making up points .” Dillon’s worst finish down the stretch was a 21st o n the road course at Mid-Ohio. That weekend saw him fill in for the injured Tony Stewart in Stewart’s No. 14 Sp rint Cup car at Michigan in addition to racing at Mid-Oh io. Because of the travel, he had to start in the rear at MidOhio, but Dillon said that wasn’t a factor. “Every time you get a chance to run a Cup car, it’s good experience,” he said of running the more powerful S print Cup cars. “It opens your eyes to how hard you can r un a Nationwide car at certain places. “At Mid-Ohio, we had to start in the back, but we g ot our track position back right off the bat. We wound up getting beaten around at the end of the race. Those roadcourse races have a way of ending up like races on the quarter-mile at Bowman Gray Stadium. You have to pl ay offense.” The next week, Dillon bounced back to finish third at Bristol Motor Speedway and move to second in points six behind Hornish. From then on, over the final 10 races, it was essen tially a two-driver contest. By season’s end, the closest challenger, Smith, in third place, was 72 points out of the lead. “The last few weeks were tough,” Dillon said. “Sam is a very tough competitor. He’s won championships in IndyCar, and he knows what he’s doing. “We knew he wasn’t going to lay over. He sure didn’ t make it easy on us. It was a battle I’ll always rem ember. I’m glad we pulled it out.” Now Dillon is preparing for his rookie season in Cu p, a run that most likely will see him bring the No. 3 t o the Cup circuit for the first time since Dale Earnhardt died in 2001. Earnhardt spent the bulk of his career dri ving for Dillon’s grandfather, Richard Childress, who no w fields Dillon’s cars. Dillon will also be getting a new teammate in veter an Ryan Newman, who is moving over from Stewart-Haas Racing to drive the No. 31 Chevrolet formerly drive n by Jeff Burton, whose 2014 plans have not been announc ed. Dillon said he’s looking forward to learning from Newman, who has 17 Cup and seven Nationwide victo-ries in his career. “He’s won races everywhere he’s been,” Dillon said. “And he’s a lot like us. He’s a family guy. He loves to hunt and fish and spend time in the outdoors. “He’s also very smart, and talented. I’m looking fo rward to pulling knowledge from him.”Austin Dillon has impressive 2013 Nationwide season ; claims Series title without having won a raceIowa Speedway purchased by NASCAR; will host Nationwide and Camping World Series in 2014 Bonus points earned by Matt Kenseth for leading laps in 2013, tops among all Sprint Cup drivers. Bonus points earned by Greg Biffle and Clint Bowyer, the fewest of all drivers who made the 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup. Bonus points earned by David Ragan, 28th in the final Sprint Cup points standings, the most of any driver outside the top 15. Positions gained in the last 10 percent of Sprint Cup races in 2013 by Dale Earnhardt Jr., tops among all drivers.1118 56 68NUMERICALLY SPEAKING JTG Daugherty announces alliance with RCRJTG Daugherty Racing, which fields the No. 47 driven by A.J. Allmendinger, has announced a technical alliance with Richard Childress Racing. The team will be switching from Toyotas to Chevrolets as part of the move. “We certainly appreciate all the support that TRD (Toyota Racing Development) has provided to JTG Daugherty Racing for five years, and we are great fans of their busi-ness model,” JTG Daugherty Racing co-owner Tad Geschickter said in a release announcing the change. “As a single-car team, we feel that aligning directly with a successful multi-car organization like Richard Childress Racing is what will work best for us in 2014.”Harvick family escapes house fireKevin Harvick and his family got a scare last week when a fire broke out in their Oak Ridge, N.C., home. Reports indicated no injuries and only minor damage to their home.Josh Wise leaving Front Row MotorsportsFront Row Motorsports posted a message on its Facebook page last week stating that Josh Wise, driver of the team’s No. 35 Ford for the past two seasons, has accepted a job driv-ing for another, as yet unnamed, team beginning next season. The team said it plans to continue fielding the No. 35 and will likely have several different drivers share the ride. Wise ran 35 races this season, with an average finish of 34.9 and a best finish of 19th in the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega, a race in which his teammates David Ragan and David Gilliland finished 1-2.Almirola family announces new memberAric Almirola, driver of the No. 43 Ford at Richard Petty Motorsports, and his wife, Janice, announced the birth of their daughter, Abby Lynn Almirola, who was born last Thursday. Abby joins big brother, Alex. NOTEBOOK Nationwide Series 2013 champion Austin Dillon.Getty Images for NASCAR

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4B LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & PUZZLES FRIDAY & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6-7, 2013 DEAR ABBY: My parents and sister live three hours away, so my family stays with me when they come to town. Over the last few years, I noticed things began to disappear from my home. They are usually small and portable -earrings, in particular. The idea of someone stealing from me was very upsetting. When I mentioned it to my sis-ter, she suggested that it could be our house-keeper. After my wedding band vanished, I had a security camera installed. A few months later, two more pairs of earrings went MIA, so I had the surveil-lance company review the tapes. It turns out the thief is my sister! The idea that she has gone through my things and helped herself with no remorse after I opened my home to her disgusts me. When I confronted her, she denied it. She later told my mother that she did take the earrings, but didn’t know why I wanted them “because they were so ugly.” Christmas is coming and I can no longer wel-come her to my home. Why would she do this to me? — TRUSTED MY SISTER IN RALEIGH, N.C. DEAR TRUSTED: Not knowing your sister, I can’t say for certain why she would steal from you. She may have klep-tomania and be unable to control her impulses. Or, she may resent you for what she perceives you have that she doesn’t (a happy life, lovely home, etc.) and has been taking the items to “even things up.” While I don’t blame you for being upset, please understand that whatever her reason, she’s a troubled woman who needs help. Unless you lock up anything of value, she should not be in your home.Group tired of partying should confess togetherDEAR ABBY: We are part of a group of couples who meet monthly at one another’s homes to play cards. We usually play in the evening from 7 to 11 with the hosting couple providing light refresh-ments and dessert. Many years ago, one couple designated December as “their” month to cele-brate New Year’s Eve. We start earlier with a meal and end after midnight. The issue is that it has lost its appeal. Many of us would prefer not to be out on that particular night. How do we, as a group, let them know we no longer want to have game night on New Year’s Eve without hurt-ing their feelings? They tend to be a sensitive cou-ple. — PARTIED OUT IN OREGON DEAR PARTIED OUT: Unless one of you is willing to be the messen-ger and speak for the rest of you, you should tell this couple as a group -well before the end of the year -that you would prefer not to be out on a night when many of the drivers on the road have been drinking. It’s a valid reason. While the New Year’s Eve card game may have become a tradition, times change, and as people mature they tend to make more mature decisions. The one you’re making ranks high among them. P.S. There should be no hurt feelings if you sug-gest that the card game take place at some other time.58-year-old divorcee should start lookingDEAR ABBY: I’m a 58-year-old male. My wife divorced me last year after 33 years of mar-riage. Must I wait the rec-ommended seven years before dating? I heard I must wait one year for every five I was married. — READY OR NOT IN MICHIGAN DEAR READY OR NOT: I wonder where you heard that! The answer is no. At 58, you had better start soon. You’re not getting any younger.Mom is slow to address daughter’s weightDEAR ABBY: I’m 12 and weigh 204 pounds. I feel really fat and I want to go on a diet, but my mom won’t let me. I’m getting bad grades in gym class and need your help. — SAD GIRL IN NEW HAMPSHIRE DEAR SAD GIRL: By recognizing that you have a problem that you can’t deal with on your own, you have already taken an important first step in resolving it. The next is to talk to your gym teacher about this and enlist her aid in convinc-ing your mother to give you the help you need. Childhood obesity is rampant in this coun-try, and all those extra pounds could negatively affect your health – not only now, but in the future. If you have a pediatrician, the doctor may be able to discuss the importance of a healthy diet and exercise program for you with your mom. You will need the help of other adults to make her understand if she can’t see that you need help now.Father does not accept girl’s interracial datingDEAR ABBY: I am 18 and dating someone of a different race. We have been together for more than a year. The problem is my father is very rac-ist. Every time I sneak out to go see my boy-friend, my father wants to know who I am with. I tell him it’s “my friends,” but he knows I’m lying. I want to tell him who I’m dating, but I know he’s going to be judgmen-tal and rude if I introduce him to my boyfriend. Any advice on what to do? — NERVOUS IN THE NORTHEAST DEAR NERVOUS: At 18 you are too old to be sneaking around. Your father knows something is up, and he probably suspects the reason you’re not being truthful or open, so stop lying. If he wants to know why you haven’t brought the young man around, tell him it’s because you know how he would react. And IF you decide to make introductions, be sure your boyfriend knows in advance what the reaction will probably be – if he agrees to meet your dad, that is. But I wouldn’t blame him if he didn’t. HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21April 19): Re-evaluate your choices. Make a list of what you have to offer and you’ll realize how you can tailor your services to a wider variety of clients. Spruce up your living quarters or alter your per-sonal routine. Don’t overin-dulge. ++++ TAURUS (April 20May 20): Emotions coupled with stubbornness will hold you back. Shake off any ill feelings you might have and project a positive image if you want things to fall into place. Romance will improve a relationship that’s impor-tant to you. ++ GEMINI (May 21June 20): Keep moving. You have no time to waste if you want to take advantage of the offers being made. A partnership appears to be undergo-ing positive changes that can increase your secu-rity and improve your life-style. Make travel plans. +++++ CANCER (June 21July 22): Lean toward unusual events and activities. The more you do to stretch your creative imagination, the more you will have to offer. Avoid overspending or making impulsive purchases if you go shopping. Self-improve-ment projects will bring good results. +++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don’t let emotional confusion hold you back. Get into the swing of things and enjoy getting together with friends. A change of plans or visit-ing or participating in a new place or activity will enhance your outlook. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A unique approach to a job you’ve been asked to do will bring you good for-tune. Don’t let a domestic problem cost you time and money. Make your choice clear and move on. Truth may be an issue. Check and present facts. +++ LIBRA (Sept. 23Oct. 22): You may be in demand when it comes to giving advice, but be care-ful when dealing with emo-tional matters. What you say may be misconstrued as meddling, resulting in changes you will be forced to acknowledge and deal with. ++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23Nov. 21): Don’t leave anything to chance. As long as you stay on top of matters, you will have nothing to fear and no regrets. Dress your sur-roundings up to suit your personality, but don’t lose sight of the costs involved. Make romantic plans. ++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Memories will get you thinking about old friends. Make arrangements to reunite with someone you miss. Consider altering your current domestic situation. You can make a move, but be careful you don’t take on more than you can afford. ++++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): High energy and a little finesse will get you into the game, but keeping you there will be another story. An impul-sive move may appear to be your best choice but, you are likely to have regrets. Focus on love, not money. +++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Don’t wait for someone to make choices for you. Jump in and do whatever has to be done in order to avoid delays or restrictions due to someone’s lack of transpar-ency. Emotions must not be ignored. Listen to your heart. +++ PISCES (Feb. 19March 20): Dealing with institutions will be diffi-cult. Getting the information you need isn’t likely to fall into place easily. Misdirection and false accusations are apparent. Do your own legwork and get the facts before you make a permanent move. Better to be safe than sorry. +++ Happy Birthday: Use your innovation and under-standing to enlist others to help with whatever you take on. Your ability to zigzag your way in and out of whatever you face will show great strength, courage and responsibility. You can get ahead if you don’t display rigidity and if you are willing to put in the hours required to fin-ish what you start. Your numbers are 2, 8, 14, 24, 29, 33, 40. THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Sister caught on camera denies stealing earrings Q Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com Puzzle Solutions on the next page.

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FRIDAY & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6-7, 2013 PUZZLES & COMICS LAKE CITY REPORTER 5B DILBERT BABY BLUES BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD CELEBRITY CIPHER CLASSIC PEANUTS PUZZLE ANSWERS

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6B LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDFRIDAY& SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 & 7, 2013 Lake City Reporter Classifieds Classifieds dial-a-pro Reporter Service DirectoryTo place a Reporter Service Directory Ad in Columbia and surrounding CountiesHighlight Your Reporter Service Directory Ad With Ar twork-Ask Your Representative For Details 386-755-5440 Tree ServiceHALSEY & Sons Tree Service Tree trimming/removal/Lic & Ins. All major credit cards accepted. Call 352-745-0630. LegalIN THE CIRCUITCIVILCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIR-CUITOF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTYCIVILDI-VISIONCase No. 12-2011-CA-000062U.S. BANK NATIONALASSOCI-ATION, Plaintiff,vs.MARAWINGFIELD AND UN-KNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants.NOTICE OF SALENotice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on Au-gust 22, 2013, in the Circuit Court of Columbia County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Columbia County, Florida described asTHE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE NORTHWEST1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST1/4 OF SEC-TION 25, TOWNSHIP7 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, LESS ROAD RIGHTOF WAYAND UTILITYEASEMENTS, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA; ALSO KNOWN AS TRACT26, SECTION 1, RUM ISLAND RANCHES.and commonly known as: 465 SWRUM ISLAND TER, FORTWHITE, FL32038; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, ATTHE FRONTDOOR OF THE CO-LUMBIACOUNTYCOURT-HOUSE, 145 N. HERNANDO STREET, LAKE CITY, FLORIDA, on February 5, 2014 at 11:00 a.m..Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Dated this 18th day of November, 2013.Clerk of the Circuit CourtP. Dewitt CasonBy: /s/ P.A. PerryDeputy Clerk05542141November 29, 2013December 6, 2013 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTFOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISIONFile No. 13000252-CPIN RE: ESTATE OFRICHARD O. RATLIFF, SR.,Deceased.NOTICE TO CREDITORSThe administration of the estate of RICHARD O. RATLIFF, SR. de-ceased, whose date of death was July 5, 2013, and whose social security number is xxx-xx-6891, is pending in the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Post Office Box 2069, Lake City, Florida, 32056-2069. The names and address-es of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below.All creditors of the decedent and oth-er persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF-TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICA-TION OF THIS NOTICE.ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITH-IN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 33.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE. ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.The date of first publication of this notice is December 6, 2013.Personal RepresentativeRICHARD O. RATLIFF, JR.249 NWGuerdon StreetLake City, FL32055Attorney for Personal RepresentativeJEFFREYD. DUNN, ESQUIREFlorida Bar No. 0118284231 East Adams StreetJacksonville, Fl 32202Telephone (904) 353-644005542341December 6, 13, 2013 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO. 12-2012-CA-000650SUNTRUSTMORTGAGE, INC.Plaintiff,v.HOMER A. ZARTMAN; MELENAZARTMAN; UNKNOWN TENANT1; UNKNOWN TENANT2; AND ALLUNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UN-DER OR AGAINSTTHE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S), WHO (IS/ARE) NOTKNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIE-NORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIM-ANTS; EARLJUNIOR BARFIELD; FLORIDACREDITUNION; RE-GIONS BANK, SUCCESSOR BYMERGER TO UNION PLANTERS BANK, NATIONALASSOCIA-TION; HELEN LOUISE SELTZERDefendants.NOTICE OF SALENotice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on November 12, 2013, in the Circuit Court of Co-lumbia County, Florida, the clerk shall sell the property situated in Co-lumbia County, Florida, described as:LOT25 CARTER PLACE, UNRE-CORDED, MORE PARTICULAR-LYDESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:COMMENCE ATTHE SWCOR-NER OF THE NW1/4 OF SEC-TION 5, TOWNSHIP3 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, RUN THENCE N 057` WEST775.54 FEET; RUN THENCE N 8852` EAST, 585.00 FEETTO POB; CONTINUE N 8852` EAST225 FEET; RUN THENCE S 057` EAST, 315.51 FEETTO NORTH LINE OF OLIVE STREET; THENCE S 8852` WEST, ALONG NORTH LINE OF OLIVE STREET, 225 FEET; THENCE N 057` WEST315 FEETTO POINTOF BEGINNING.TOGETHER WITH A1989 SKY-LINE OAKSPRINGS DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME ID #3262-0645AYTITLE #47717605 AND ID #3262-0645BYTITLE #47712603.a/k/a 313 N.W. OLIVE GLN., LAKE CITY, FL32055-9216at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Third Floor of the Columbia County Courthouse, 173 NWHernando Avenue, Lake City, Fl 32055, on January 8, 2014, begin-ning at 11:00 AM.If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds.NOTICE TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: IF YOU ARE APERSON WITH ADISABILITYWHO NEEDS ANYACCOMMO-DATION IN ORDER TO PARTICI-PATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, ATNOTCOSTTO YOU, TO THE PROVI-SION OF CERTAIN ASSIS-TANCE. PLEASE CONTACTNANCYNYDAM ATROOM 205, COLUMBIACOUNTYCOURT-HOUSE, P.O. BOX 1569, LAKE CITY, FL32056, (904) 758-2163; SUNCOM 839-2163, WITHIN 2 WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RE-CEIPTOF THIS NOTICE. IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IM-PAIRED, CALL(904) 758-2139.Dated this 18 day of November, 2013.P. DeWitt CasonClerk of the Circuit CourtBy: /s/ P. A. PerryDeputy Clerk05542169November 29, 2013December 6, 2013 Public Auction to be held JANUARY6, 2014 at 8AM at Ozzie’s Towing & Auto, LLC 2492 SE Baya Ave. Lake City FL, 32025.(386)719-5608Following VIN Number:01 MazdaVIN#JM1TA22141171033305542353DECEMBER 6, 2013 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISIONCASE NO.: 122006CA000279CAAXMXNATIONALCITYMORTGAGE CO., Plaintiffvs.AUDREYP. MOORER, et alDefendants.NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure date November 18, 2013, and entered in Case No. 122006CA000279CAAXMX of the Circuit Court of the THIRD Judicial Circuit in and for COLUMBIACOUNTY, Florida, wherein NA-TIONALCITYMORTGAGE CO., is Plaintiff, and AUDREYP. LegalMOORER, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11AM at COLUMBIACounty Courthouse, 173 NE Hernando Avenue, 3rd Floor, Lake City, FL32055, in ac-cordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 8th day of January, 2014, the following described prop-erty as set forth in said Summary Fi-nal Judgment, to wit:THE W1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF SECTION 27, TOWNSHIP4 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, OF THE PUBLIC RE-CORDS OF COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDATOGETHER WITH 2002 MANUFACTURED HOME, VIN'S JACFL23156A, JACFL23156B AND JACFL23156C.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of this lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who requires accommo-dations in order to participate in a court proceeding you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of cer-tain assistance. Individuals with a disability who require special accom-modations in order to participate in a court proceeding should contact the ADACoordinator, 173 NE Hernan-do Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055, (386) 719-7428, within two (2) business days of receipt of notice to appear. Individuals who are hearing impaired should call (800) 955-8771. Individuals who are voice impaired should call (800) 955-8770.Dated at Lake City, COLUMBIACOUNTY, Florida, this 18th day of November, 2013.P. Dewitt CasonClerk of said Circuit CourtBy: /s/ P. A. PerryAs Deputy Clerk05542168November 29, 2013December 6, 2013 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTFOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISIONFile No. 13000253-CPIN RE: ESTATE OFANNE R. RATLIFF, Deceased.NOTICE TO CREDITORSThe administration of the estate of ANNE R. RATLIFF, deceased, whose date of death was July 5, 2013, and whose social security number is xxx-xx-0064, is pending in the Circuit Court for Columbia, Florida, Probate Division, the ad-dress of which is Post Office Box 2069, Lake City, Florida, 32056-2069. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below.All creditors of the decedent and oth-er persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF-TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICA-TION OF THIS NOTICE.ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITH-IN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.The date of first publication of this notice is December 6, 2013.Personal RepresentativeROBERTD. RATLIFF12811 Black Angus DriveJacksonville, FL32226Attorney for Personal RepresentativeJEFFREYD. DUNN, ESQUIREFlorida Bar No. 0118284231 East Adams StreetJacksonville, Fl 32202Telephone (904) 353-644005542342December 6, 13, 2013 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITOF FLORIDAIN AND FOR COLUM-BIACOUNTYCASE NO. 13000568CAAXMXREVERSE MORTGAGE SOLU-TIONS, INC.,Plaintiff,vs.PHILLIPJ. SIMPSON A/K/APHIL-LIPJOSEPH SIMPSON, et al.Defendants.NOTICE OF ACTIONTo the following Defendant(s):ANYAND ALLUNKNOWN PAR-TIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINSTTHE ES-TATE OF LEMMAWYNELLE GOLLYA/K/ALEMMAGOLLYA/K/AWYNELLE GOLLYA/K/ALEMMAW. GOLLYYOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the Legalfollowing described property:LOT8 BLOCK 2, SHADYOAKS ACRES UNIT1, ACCORDING TO MAPOR PLATTHEREOF AS RE-CORDED IN PLATBOOK 3, PAGE 94, OF THE PUBLIC RE-CORDS OF COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDA.has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of you written defenses, if any, to it, on McCalla Raymer, LLC, Nicholas J. Youtz, attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 225 East Robinson Street, Suite 660, Orlando, FL32801 on or before January 6, 2014, a date which is within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice in the Lake City Reporter and file the origi-nal with the Clerk of this Court ei-ther before service on Plaintiff’s at-torney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demand in the complaint.I HEREBYCERTIFYthat a true and correct copy of the foregoing Notice of Filing was mailed to all the parties in the attached mailing list.WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court this 2nd day of December, 2013.P. DeWitt CasonClerk of the CourtBy /s/ P.A. PerryAs Deputy Clerk05542370December 6, 13, 2013 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILACTIONCASE NO.: 2007-488CAWELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plain-tiff,vs.CHARLES F. FENWICK, et al, De-fendant(s).NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated October 31, 2013 and entered in Case NO. 2007-488CAof the Circuit Court of the THIRDJudicial Circuit in and for COLUMBIACounty, Florida where-in WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and CHARLES F. FEN-WICK; CONSTANCE M. FEN-WICK; TENANT#1 N/K/ACAR-RIE FENWICK are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at FRONTSTEPS OF THE CO-LUMBIACOUNTYCOURT-HOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 8th day of January, 2014, the following de-scribed property as set forth in said Final Judgment:LOT22, FIVE POINTS ACRES, ACCORDING TO THE MAPOR PLATTHEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 4, PAGE 22, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CO-LUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.TOGETHER WITH: A1997 28X70 FLEE DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME, I.D. NO. GAFLV35A127421HH21 AND I.D. NO. GAFLV35B12742HH21.A/K/A209 NE DIANATERRACE, LAKE CITY, FL32055Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale.In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons need-ing a special accommodation to par-ticipate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Adminis-trator whose office is located at 3301 East Tamiami Trail, Building L, Na-ples, Florida 33962, telephone num-ber (813) 774-8124; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceed-ing.WITNESS MYHAND and the seal of this Court on November 18, 2013.P. DeWitt CasonClerk of the Circuit CourtBy: /s/ P.A. PerryDeputy Clerk05542153November 29, 2013December 6, 2013 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGBYCAPITALTRUSTAGENCYFor the purpose of Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 13, 2013, in the Santa Fe Conference Room, at the Holiday Inn & Suites, 213 S.W. Commerce Drive, Lake City, Florida 32025. The purpose of the public hearing is to consider a plan of finance for the purpose, among other things, of pro-viding funds to be loaned by the Capital Trust Agency (the "Agency") to Rimrock Devlin LLC, a Florida limited liability company, or one or more of its affiliates (as applicable, the "Borrower"), in order to finance the cost of the acquisition, construc-tion, development, furnishing and equipping of an approximately 120-unit senior living facility comprised of approximately 72 assisted living units and 58 memory support units for the elderly to be known as the "LivingVentures of Lake City", to be located at 218 Gleason Drive, Lake City, Florida 32055 (the "Senior Liv-ing Facility"). LegalThe plan of finance contemplates that the Agency will issue not ex-ceeding $165,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its revenue bonds (the "Bonds"), in one or more installments or series for a number of senior living facilities for the Bor-rower. Aportion of the proceeds of such Bonds in an approximate amount of $35,000,000 will be loaned to the Borrower to provide funds for the Senior Living Facility herein described. The Senior Living Facility will be owned by the Bor-rower. The initial manager of the Senior Living Facility will be Liv-ingVentures Management, LLC, a Florida limited liability company. The purpose of the public hearing is to comply with the provisions of Section 147(f) of the Code. Neither the City of Lake City, Florida (the "City) nor Columbia County, Florida (the "County") will issue nor be obli-gated on the Bonds.The Bonds, when issued, will be spe-cial, limited obligations payable solely out of the revenues, income and receipts pledged to the payment thereof and derived from financing agreements with the Borrower, and the Agency will not be obligated to pay the principal of, premium, if any, or interest on the Bonds except from the payments of the Borrower. The Bonds and interest thereon shall nev-er pledge the taxing power of the City, the County, the State of Florida (the "State") or any other political subdivision, public agency or munic-ipality thereof within the meaning of any constitutional or statutory provi-sion, or constitute the debt or indebt-edness of the Agency, the City, the County, the State or any other politi-cal subdivision, public agency or municipality thereof within the meaning of any constitutional or stat-utory prohibition.. The Agency has no taxing power.At the time and place fixed for said public hearing all who appear will be given an opportunity to express their views for or against the proposal to approve said Bonds and the plan of finance. Prior to said public hearing, written comments may be delivered to the Capital Trust Agency, atten-tion Executive Director at 315 Fair-point Drive, Gulf Breeze, Florida 32561. All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter con-sidered at this meeting, they will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.All interested persons are invited to present their comments at the time and place set forth above.Following the hearing, a report con-cerning this public hearing will be submitted to the applicable elected representative responsible for ap-proving the issuance of the Bonds.IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACTOF 1990, ALLPER-SONS WHO ARE DISABLED AND WHO NEED SPECIALAC-COMMODATIONS TO PARTICI-PATE IN THIS PUBLIC HEARING BECAUSE OF THATDISABILITYSHOULD CONTACTTHE EXEC-UTIVE DIRECTOR AT(850) 934-4046 ATLEAST48 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING, EXCLUDING SATURDAYAND SUNDAY. 100Job Opportunities05542121The Lake City Reporter is now seeking qualified candidates for the position of Sales Associate This position requires self motivation and drive to assist business' within the community with their marketing and sales plans. Applying candidates must possess and energetic and professional attitude along with a clean driving history. Pay range is based on experience. This position is offered Salary plus uncapped Commission. Please send all resumes to twestberry@lakecityreporter.comor mail to: Attn: Theresa Westberry 180 East Duval Street, Lake City, Fl 32055 Receptionist/Clerk Full-time – Seeking a mature, dependable person who has excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to multi-task, good with MS Office and has 2+ years of general office experience. Some bookkeeping background a plus. Salary based on skills and experience. Fax resume to 755-7331. Wanted Experienced Lube Tech w/tools. Apply @ Rountree-Moore Ford 2588 WUS HWY90 Lake City, FL See: Jimbo Pegnetter 100Job Opportunities05542347PRESSROOM MANAGER Community Newspapers Inc. is seeking a pressroom manager for Mountain Press, located in Franklin, NC. The pressroom manager is responsible for all press and mailroom operations. This position requires experience in press operations, including press layouts, preventive maintenance procedures, quality reproduction, managing safety including OSHArequirements, and supervisory responsibilities for press crew and mailroom supervisor. Maintenance of key supply inventories, including newsprint, ink, plates, essential supplies and spare parts is required. Successful applicant will have hands on experience operating a Goss community press, computer to plate technologies, prepress workflow systems, File transfer protocol process, and newsprint ordering and inventory systems. Mountain Press is a regional printing facility for CNI’s Franklin Region newspapers. Email resume, salary requirements and three professional references to: rhoskins@thefranklinpress.com or mail to: Rachel Hoskins, Franklin Regional Publisher, PO Box 350, Franklin, NC 28744. MECHANIC NEEDED with tools and experience. Southern Specialized Truck & Trailer. 386-752-9754 PARTTIME Warehouse position Requirementsflexible hours, good attitude, strong work ethic, strong back Apply in person at Morrell's REVENUE SPECIALISTIII Florida Department of Revenue General Tax Administration Located in Alachua, Florida Apply at People First website http://peoplefirst.myflorida.com The State of Florida is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action 120Medical EmploymentOPHTHALMIC TECHNICIAN General Ophthalmology Practice in Lake City needs Ophthalmic Technician F/Tor P/T Experience Preferred Fax resume 386-755-7561 We are seeking a highly talented sales individual to fill a full time Optical Sales Associates position. Optical sales experience preferred but willing to train the right individual.We offer a team work environment and competitive compensation package complete with benefits.Please send resume to PO Box 489 Lake City, 32056 or fax to 386-755-1128. Youth Services International is pleased to announce the opening of the Jasper Youth Treatment Center and is now interviewing for opportunities in all Departments. Come join our team of dedicated professionals and make a meaningful positive impact on youth lives. Open positions include Licensed Clinical Director and Clinical Staff – LMHC/LCSW/LMFTMaster Level Therapists, Case Managers, Registered Nurses, Youth Counselors, Transitional Specialists, Direct Care Supervisors. Certified Behavioral Analysts, Business Managers, and Administrators. Must be 21 years of age or older and have a high school diploma or equivalent to apply. Please fax or e-mail resumes to 941-953-9198 or email jasperytc@youthservices.com. For any and all inquiries please call 386-205-9914. Qualified candidates will be contacted directly to schedule an interview time. 240Schools & Education05542377INTERESTED in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp • Nursing Assistant, $499next class12/9/2013• Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class1/13/2014• LPN APRIL14, 2014 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or expresstrainingservices.com REPORTER Classifieds In Print and On Linewww.lakecityreporter.com

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FRIDAY& SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 &7, 2013CLASSIFIEDLAKECITYREPORTER 7B 310Pets & Supplies AKC POMERANIAN puppies Blue M $600, White F $800 Shots/HC 386-496-8157 Lake Butler CREAM COLOR Bobtail Male kitten, 8 weeks, litter box trained. Free to good home Contact 386-288-2504, 288-4481 PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to be at least 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from a licensed veterinarian documenting they have mandatory shots and are free from intestinal and external parasites. Many species of wildlife must be licensed by Florida Fish and Wildlife. If you are unsure, contact the local office for information. REG AKC Lab Pup, Excellant bloodlines. Blk female $200 386-752-5359 407Computers DESKTOPCOMPUTERS Referbished/cleaned 100% ready, $40 and up. Repair, trades. Not a dealer. 386-697-5871 410Lawn & Garden EquipmentSelf-propelled v acuum/chipper/shredder Like new. $699 386-754-0854 or 239-671-9235 420Wanted to Buy K&H TIMBER We Buy Pine Hardwood & Cypress. Large or small tracts. Call 386-288-6875. 430Garage Sales 241 SW Gardner Terr,Wise Estate off SR242. Fri & Sat 8am-? exercise equip., air hockey, pingpong table, glassware, furniture & tools 281 SW Stewart Loop Sat 12/7 8am-1pm House decor, toys, clothes, bookshelves, movies. 339 SWEmerald St, Emerald Forest Sub, off Branford Hwy Sat 12/7, 8am-? Christmas items, rocking chairs, 10x10 canopy tent Entrance of Sugarmill Apts on Grandview Ave. Sat 12/7 7am-2pm. Clothing, shoes, Christmas decor, household & misc. Multi Family Sale 214 SE Olustee Ave, Fri & Sat 8am-? Clothes, furniture Something for everyone! MULTI-FAMILYINDOOR Fri. 12/6 & Sat. 12/7, 8am-2pm 1420 SWMain Blvd. (Old Sunshine Hardware Bldg.) PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 440Miscellaneous 05542306GUNSHOW: 12/7 & 12/8 @ The Columbia County Fairgrounds, Hwy 247 Lake City. $5 Sat 9am4pm, Sun 9am-3pm. Info: 386-325-6114 12 FT Christmas Tree Nice and Full $80 352-339-8575 Kenmore side by side refrigerator white $500, LG front load washer/dryer with pedals white $1000, GE white stove $300, GE white dishwasher $200.00 OBO 352-332-5425 MAYTAG WASHER and dryer, white, looks and runs great $350 OBO 386-292-3927 NICE GE Gas Range White works great $200 386-292-3927 WHITE GE Refrigerator Nice and Clean $200 386-292-3927 630Mobile Homes forRent2 & 3 BR MH. $400 $700. mo. Plus Deposit. Water & Sewer Furnished. Cannon Creek MHP& other locations 386-752-6422 2BD/1BACOUNTRY setting, Branford area. $525/mo plus sec 386-590-0642 or 386-867-1833www.suwanneevalleyproperties.com 2BR/1BAMH in park off Racetrack Rd. $425. mo. $100. dep. 386-303-1192 3bd/2ba Clean & quiet. Branford Area $550 + Sec. Country Setting. 386-590-0642 or 386-867-1833www.suwanneevalleyproperties.com 3BR/2BADWMH on 1 acre private lot, $700/mo 1st+last+dep requiredlocated in Ellisville. No pets.Contact 352-870-5144 3BR/2BADWMH on 1 acre $600/mo first+last, Watermelon Park area, avail Jan 1st. 386-466-2818 3BR/2BANICE area $490 mth +$200 Dep. Water/sewer & garbage pick up included. w/d hookup No Pets Contact 386-466-7270 Large3BR/2BA Doublewide, 5 points area, no pets, $700-750/mo $500 dep, Large 2br/2ba $650/mo $500/dep, no pets, Woodgate village, 386-961-1482 640Mobile Homes forSalePalm Harbour Homes 2014 models are here! $8,500 Pre Construction Savings John Lyons @ 800-622-2832 ext. 210 for details. 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent1BR APT in quiet neighborhood with all utilities included. Close to the VA. (727)415-2207 2br/1ba Apt. CH/A $475. mo $475 dep. No pets 386-697-4814 ALANDLORD You Can Love! 2 br Apts $600. & up + sec. Great area. CH/Awasher/dryer hookups. 386-758-9351 or 352-208-2421 BETTER THAN Apt 1br/1ba house, carport, fenced, pets ok, w/d on site $675/mo all util. & cable incl Lake City, 10 min. S Hwy 41 386-758-2408 GREATAREA West of I-75, deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups & patio. $625-$750 plus SEC. 386-438-4600 Nice Apt Downtown. Remodeled 1 bdrm. Kitchen, dining, LR $475. mo plus sec. Incld pest control. 386-362-8075 or 386-754-2951 720Furnished Apts. ForRentROOMS FOR Rent. Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly or monthly rates. 1 person $145, 2 persons $155. weekly 386-752-5808 730Unfurnished Home ForRent2BR/1BAHOUSE $530/mo $530/deposit. 386-697-4814 3BR/2BAWITH pool, screen room, lg deck, in town, smoke/pet free $1,000/mo 12/mo lease 1st+last required. 386-365-1925 3BR/2BA. 1,998 Sq/ft. Inground pool. Fenced yard. Smoke Free. No indoor pets. $1150/mo. 12 mo. lease reqd. 1st & last mo required. (386) 623-4654 HOUSE FOR Rent or Sale, Beautiful Blackberry Farms Subdivision on 2.5 acres, 3br/2.5ba, 2 car garage attached workshop and much more. $1,700/mo. For more info please call 954-464-0173 750Business & Office RentalsOakbridge Office Complex Professional Office Available 725 SE Baya Dr Call 752-4820 805Lots forSale 1 acre of land for sale, Ft White area on SR18, Call 904-353-9391 or 904-551-8638 1/4 ACRE, new well, septic and power, paved rd, owner fin, no down pym’t, $24,900, ($256 month) 352-215-1018 www.LandOwnerFinancing.com PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 820Farms & Acreage10 ACRES with w/ss/pp. Owner financed, low down payment Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 www.landnfl.com 4 1/2 acre lot. Lake Jeffery Road. Gorgeous Oaks!Paved Rd Owner Financing! NO DOWN! $59,900. $525mo 352-215-1018. www .LandOwnerFinancing.com PublishedMonthlybythe Lake City Reporter

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8B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS FRIDAY & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 & 7, 2013 8BSportsJump BRIEFS GAMES Today Q Columbia High girls soccer at Timberwolf Classic in Tallahassee, TBA Q Fort White High girls basketball at Trinity Catholic High, 6 p.m. Q Fort White High soccer vs. Interlachen High, 7 p.m. (girls-5) Q Fort White High boys basketball at Oak Hall School, 7:30 p.m. (JV-6) Saturday Q Columbia High girls soccer at Timberwolf Classic in Tallahassee, TBD Monday Q Columbia High girls basketball vs. Orange Park High, 7:30 p.m. (JV-6) Q Fort White High basketball vs. Bradford High, 7:30 p.m. (girls-6) Tuesday Q Columbia High girls soccer vs. Chiles High, 7 p.m. (JV-5) Q Columbia High boys soccer at Gainesville High, 7 p.m. (JV-5) Q Fort White High soccer vs. Eastside High, 7 p.m. (girls-5) Q Columbia High girls basketball vs. Santa Fe High, 7:30 p.m. (JV-6) Q Fort White High boys basketball vs. Keystone Heights High, 7:30 p.m. (JV-6) Wednesday Q Fort White High girls weightlifting vs. Columbia High, Newberry High, 4 p.m. Q Fort White High soccer at Crescent City High, 7 p.m. (girls-5) Thursday Q Columbia High girls soccer at Oak Hall School, 6 p.m. Q Fort White High girls basketball at Interlachen High, 6 p.m. Q Columbia High boys soccer vs. Taylor County High, 7 p.m. (JV-5) OUTDOORS Special pheasant shoot offered Leronia Allen is offering a parent/child pheasant shoot on Dec. 21. Cost of the shoot is $250, which includes drinks and meal. There is a limit of 20 shooters, with eight back-up shooters at $75 each. Registration is due by Dec. 14 to allow for ordering of the birds, which will be dressed for participants. There will be a prize bird worth a $125 value. Spectator admission at the gate is $7 for adults and $2 for children ages 5-11 with proceeds going to youth sports leagues. For details, call Allen at 754-9127 or Kevin Ogburn at (386) 628-2600. YOUTH BASEBALL Lake City online registration Lake City/Columbia County Youth Baseball spring online registration is under way at www.lcccyb.com Cost per player is $75 plus the online fee. Coaching information is available from the league. For details, call Jessica Langley at 867-1897.Fort White Babe Ruth election Fort White Babe Ruth Baseball has a special election for president and vice-president set for 6 p.m. Dec. 18 at the South Columbia Sports Park board meeting room. For details, call Jackie Brooks at (386) 527-2555, and send a letter of interest to P.O. Box 44, Fort White, FL 32038.Q From staff reports BRANDON FINLEY /Lake City ReporterParticipants and volunteers for the Elks National Hoop Sh oot local lodge free throw competition pose for a picture prior to the start of the contest at Lake City Middle School on Wednesday.Hoops shoot winners crowned TIM KIRBY /Lake City ReporterWinners in the Elks National Hoop Shoot local lodge fre e throw competition are Caden Perry (from left), Jaquwn Claridy, Kaden Dobson, Breonna Johnso n, M’yana Scippio and Brooke Dicks. By TIM KIRBYtkirby@lakecityreporter.comThe Elks National Hoop Shoot started its run to state with the local lodge competition at the Lake City Middle School gym on Wednesday. Eastside Elementary Principal Trey Hosford is the Hoop Shoot chairper-son for the competition sponsored by Lake City Elks Lodge No. 893. “The local winners come from seven elemen-tary schools and the middle schools who participate,” Hosford said. “At each school the P.E. teacher runs it. Sometimes there are 200-300 kids per school in each age group. There are usu-ally 2,000 or more county-wide who participate and they send 35-40 to the local competition.” Participants shoot 25 free throws to determine girls and boys winners in three age groups. Taking the tro-phies on Wednesday were: Q 12-13 age group — Breonna Johnson of Eastside and Kaden Dobson of Pinemount Elementary; Q 10-11 age group — M’yana Scippio of Eastside and Jaquwn Claridy of Pinemount; Q 8-9 age group — Brooke Dicks of Summers Elementary and Caden Perry of Five Points Elementary. The local winners advance to district com-petition and potentially to region, both of which also will be at LCMS. “It will be good if they make it to region,” Hosford said. “That would be the third time shooting in the same gym. It would be a home court advantage.” If a competitor makes it through the state, Lake City Elks Lodge picks up the tab for the trip. “The Hoop Shoot has been going on for years,” said Hosford, a former head coach of Columbia High bas-ketball. “When I was grow-ing up I participated. When I came home from college I started doing it. I started off trying to help the bas-ketball program and now I do it for the Elks. They do a lot for our schools. It is a great partnership and the kids love it.” Andy Bennett, the P.E. teacher at Westside Elementary, expands his school competition to those younger than 8. “We have done it for a long time.” Bennett said. “We even do it for firstand second-graders to get a win-ner. We tie it into basket-ball for our school. There is really good participation. (The local) gives them a chance to come here and shoot on a good floor in a good gym with the lights on. It makes competition a little better.” Hosford said several of the teachers help with dis-trict and region even if their school does not have a par-ticipant. “I want to thank the P.E. teachers,” Hosford said. “It is not something required. It is something they add and they find a way to tie it in with their P.E. cur-riculum. They do it for their students and we couldn’t do it without them.” Debra Sloan is P.E. teacher at LCMS after years at Niblack Elementary and Five Points. “This gives them an opportunity to show their talent,” Sloan said. “The Elks are so nice to sponsor it. The winners can go on up. Sometimes scouts are watching them and it could help with scholarships.” The district competition will be in January. BRANDON FINLEY /Lake City ReporterKaleb Compton participates in the Elks National Hoop Sho ot.Champions advance to district competition PAUL BUCHANAN /Lake City ReporterFlorida State quarterback Jameis Winston warms up before a game earlier this season. Winston not charged in sexual assault caseBy GARY FINEOUTAssociated PressTALLAHASSEE — Florida State quarterback and Heisman Trophy can-didate Jameis Winston will not be charged with sexual-ly assaulting a woman who accused him of raping her about a year ago, a prosecu-tor said Thursday. State Attorney Willie Meggs made the announce-ment at a news conference, saying the woman’s mem-ory lapses of the events last December were prob-lematic and there was not enough evidence to win a conviction. The woman told police she had been drink-ing at a bar with friends before the alleged assault took place at an off-campus apartment. “It’s not inconsistencies, it’s lack of memory most of the time,” Meggs said of the woman’s allegations. While the alleged assault happened last December, reports didn’t surface in the public until November, as the redshirt freshman was well into a remarkable sea-son with Florida State. Winston, 19, has led the Seminoles to a No. 1 rank-ing and a shot at a national championship if they defeat Duke on Saturday in the ACC championship game. As for the Heisman, many voters were waiting to see whether he would be charged before the dead-line for ballots Monday. The trophy for the nation’s top player will be awarded Dec. 14. Meanwhile, the woman’s family was sharply critical of the Tallahassee Police Department, accusing the agency of delaying the investigation and discour-aging her from going for-ward with the case because of the public attention it would receive. “The victim has grave concerns that her experi-ence, as it unfolded in the public eye and through social media, will discour-age other victims of rape from coming forward and reporting,” according to a statement from the accuser and her family. The Associated Press does not identify alleged victims of sexual assault. The alleged assault was reported to police Dec. 7, 2012, but it wasn’t until last month before the public had any idea Winston was the subject of a sexual assault investigation. And it wasn’t until Thursday that specific details of the woman’s accu-sations began to emerge. She told police she and friends had five to six shots at a bar and her “memory is very broken from that point forward,” according to a search war-rant for cell phone records. She said she remembered being in a cab with a “non-descript” black man and going into an apartment, but she didn’t remember where it was. The warrant said she tried to fight the man off, and at some point, another man came into the room and told him to stop. But the two went into a bath-room “where he completed the act.”