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Opinion . . . . . . 4A Cops . . . . . . . . 7A Obituaries . . . . . 5A Advice & Comics . . 3B Puzzles . . . . . . . 4B SUWANNEE MUSIC PARK Weddings Expo coming in January, 6A. TODAY IN SPORTS Indian infighting: Fort White plays host to Keystone Heights, 1B. 65 34 Mostly Cloudy, 2A Lake City Reporter THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 139, No. 222 TODAYS WEATHER THIS WEEK The Crucible The Fort White High School Thespian Guild will be performing Arthur Millers historical drama of the Salem witch trials, The Crucible, on Friday, December 13, at 6:00pm at the Columbia County School Board auditorium, 372 West Duval Street. Admission is free and open to the public. Breakfast with Santa Holiday Inn & Suites is hosting a Breakfast with Santa event on Saturday, Dec. 14 from 8-11 a.m. Breakfast includes scram bled eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy, juice, coffee, hot chocolate and a waffle station. Adults: $9.95 +tax, kids aged 3-12: $4.95 +tax. Proceeds will ben efit Childrens Medical Services of North Florida. A collection box for unwrapped toys will also be available on site. For more information, call 386-754-1411. Graduation rates rise By STEVEN RICHMOND Columbia Countys graduation rose slightly for the 2012-13 school year, but was still well below the state aver age according to a report released by the Florida Department of Education Wednesday. The high school graduation rate for Columbia County ticked up roughly one percent over last year, reaching 65.7 percent for the class of 2013. Despite the improvement, Columbia County still trailed the statewide graduation rate average of 75.6 percent. The graduation rate reflected a given class, or cohort, of students who graduated within four years of COLUMBIA COUNTYBY THE NUMBERS 2012-13 Graduation Rates State of Florida.57 percent Columbia County.74 percent CHS.04 percent FWHS.53 percent Alachua County.6 percent Baker County.8 percent Gilchrist County.7 percent Hamilton County.5 percent Suwannee County.5 percent Union County.0 percent Highest rate, Nassau County: 90.9 percent Lowest rate, Jefferson County.1 percent Up 1 percent here, but still trail state average. Huddleston Resource fair scheduled for PCS workers From staff reports A job resource fair has been scheduled for Potash Corp.-White Springs work ers who were laid off from their jobs last week. The resource fair, which was set-up by PCS and North Florida Workforce Development Board, will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 20 at the PCS conference center on PCS grounds. They want to make sure their employees are taken care of and get the resources they need dur ing this time, said Diane Head, North Florida Workforce Board deputy director. We will have resources from training providers like Taylor Technical Institute, Florida Gateway College and others. The resource fair will provide the laid-off work ers with information about the re-employment assistance program, oth erwise known as unem ployment. PCS laid off 250 workers last week and announced 100 other workers would be laid off by the second half of 2014. Head said the resource fair would also feature resources like represen tatives from the Early Learning Coalition, as well as representatives to discuss the Affordable Care Act and insurance options. We have some VA resources, and we give priority of services to vet erans, Head said. Some local employers representing local indus try may also attend the resource fair. We havent confirmed individual employers yet, but several have called us and are interested in recruiting during the fair, Head said. Of the people laid off, a majority of them were concentrated in the Columbia County area, as well as Suwannee and By STEVEN RICHMOND Members of the North Florida Broadband Authority met in Lake City Wednesday to discuss minor administrative tasks as Affiniti positions itself to take the reigns of the fledgling broad band service provider. Board members heard a report from Affiniti CEO Darol Lain on the various housekeep ing procedures underway as the Austin-based broadband and communication company pre pared to become the legal custo dian of the roughly $30 million of federal assets under the NFBA umbrella. The two companies entered an agreement in October follow ing an unsuccessful beginning to the federal program designed to bring broadband Internet to underserved rural communities. Board members attributed the lack of success to misinforma tion and bad publicity. The face that we projected out in the public mightve been the reason a couple of the coun ties dropped out, said board member and White Springs Vice Mayor Walter McKenzie. We just didnt have somebody out there that was informative and thorough and put on a good public face. Lain said he was interested in using the boards existing com munity relationships and con nections for courting clients in the future, joking that he didnt want to be seen as a Yankee carpetbagger. Our plan right now is still in the early stages of scouring these markets and getting to know everybody, Lain said after the meeting. Were focusing first on expanding anchor institu tions the NFBA was connecting to, like schools, hospitals and government entities. Affiniti and the NFBA will effectively operate as wholesale broadband providers and con nectors, providing public and private parties with broadband Internet access while also sell ing bandwidth to other internet service providers. According to Lain, Affiniti expects to invest somewhere between $3 to $5 million on Affiniti prepares to take over NFBA JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Overcoming fear to help others Columbia High School junior Kelsie Knudsen, 16, laughs at a joke after LifeSouth mobile team leader Danielle Graham sticks her while donating blood at the school on Wednesday. Its a good thing (to save lives). Im just a helper. I like to help people, said Knudsen. Im afraid of needles, but I really wanted to donate. PCS, Workforce look to help 350 find new jobs. FAIR continued on 3A GRADUATION continued on 3A NFBA continued on 3A Tis the season Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Sean Adams (top row, from left), Dennille Becker, A.J. Becker, Abbie Chasteen and Bridget Adams joke around as they pretend to open up gifts during a Young Emerging Professionals Ugly Sweater Get Together at the Lake City Holiday Inn & Suites on Wednesday. Becky Westberry (from left), Jay Swisher and Kyle Rhodes laugh at their ugly sweaters Wednesday. The best art is shopping for the sweater or digging in the closet for one and hanging with good friends and coworkers, Swisher said. History of the ugly Christmas sweater Oversized snowmen, 3-D reindeer noses, jingling bells and sometimes even lights are the telltale signs of the ugly Christmas sweater. But where, and why, did the trend start? Bill Cosbys character Cliff Huxtable was an icon of ugly sweaters in the s sitcom. The s saw them fade away, but in 2001 sweaters re-surfaced and holiday par ties snowballed from there. Now the tops are big ger than ever, but in a very hipstery, oh-so-ironic way. Vintage stores, the Salvation Army, and Goodwill are reap ing the benefits of this craze, but the trend has reached as far as fast-fashion shops like H&M and high-end retailers such as Nordstrom. for sweaters 1


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Stevens agrees, but he did drive about 450 miles from the Fort Lauderdale area just to put up the pole. “What’s the point? There is no point. It’s ridiculous. This is the most ridiculous thing I could come up with,” said Stevens, an athe-ist. “This is about the sepa-ration of church and state.” Because Florida considers the Statehouse rotunda to be a public forum, peo-ple can use the space to express themselves or pro-test, as long as they first apply with a state agency. Along with the Nativity scene and six-foot Festivus pole, the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation has put up a banner advocating for the separation of government and religion. A Festivus pole is also on display at the Wisconsin Capitol, along with other displays. “Festivus for the rest of us” is a non-secular holiday made up by the television show “Seinfeld.” Frank Costanza made up Festivus after becoming fed up with the commer-cialism of Christmas. At the Florida Capitol last week, several dozen people gathered for the Nativity celebration, including a children’s choir. The only people there for the Festivus pole installation were media and Pam Olsen, who orga-nized the Nativity scene.Audubon Florida objects to training PENSACOLA — Audubon Florida is objecting to plans for military training at two state parks in the Panhandle. The environmental group says aircraft, motorized vehicles and electronic equipment will disrupt wildlife and vegeta-tion within the Blackwater River State Forest and the Tate’s Hell State Forest. Audubon Florida says it is especially concerned about the endangered Red-cockaded Woodpecker, which lives in the region. The Air Force did not immediately respond to questions about the protest letter released Wednesday by Audubon.Top of enrollment in marketplace FORT LAUDERDALE — More Floridians are signing up for the new federal health insurance program than residents in any other state, with nearly 18,000 registering over the last two months. According to figures released Wednesday, near-ly 14,500 Floridians signed up under the Affordable Care Act in November. That compares to about 11,000 in Texas. Florida’s November enrollment figures are considerably higher than the 3,500 in October when sign-ups were dwarfed by technical glitches with But it’s still far less than what officials originally had projected. Enrollment statistics from the Health and Human Services Department show that 364,682 people nation-wide have signed up for private coverage as of Nov. 30. That figure is less than one-third of the 1.2 million people officials had origi-nally projected would enroll nationwide by the end of November.USDA: Smaller citrus crop WINTER HAVEN — The smallest orange crop in 24 years will get smaller as pre-harvest fruit drop continues to plague groves. USDA on Tuesday shaved 4 million orange boxes — or 3 percent — off the projected harvest. Mandela ceremony interpreter a ‘fake’ JOHANNESBURG T he sign-language interpreter on stage at Nelson Mandela’s glob-ally broadcast memorial service was a faker who was just waving his arms around meaninglessly, advocates for the deaf said Wednesday. The unidentified man seen around the world on television next to lead-ers including United States President Barack Obama “was moving his hands around but there was no meaning in what he used his hands for,” Bruno Druchen, the federation’s national director, told The Associated Press. The allegation was yet another example of bad organization at the historic memorial service Tuesday, which was marred by public trans-portation breakdowns that hindered mourners from getting to the soccer stadium venue. In addition a faulty audio system made the remarks of world leaders inaudible for many. Police also failed to search the first wave of crowds who rushed inside the stadium after authorities opened the gates just after dawn. Four sign language experts, including Druchen, said the man was not signing in South African or American sign languages and could not have been signing in any other known sign language because there was no struc-ture to his arm and hand movements. South African sign language covers all of the country’s 11 official languag-es, according to the federation.Police: Player slain because of clothes YPSILANTI, Mich. — Police say an Eastern Michigan University foot-ball player killed during a possible robbery may have been targeted because he had on expensive-look-ing clothing. The Ann Arbor News reports the detail is in transcripts from a hearing in the case that it reviewed. Preliminary examinations for 20-year-old Ed J. Thomas and 19-year-old Kristopher K. Pratt are scheduled for Jan. 17. They face murder charges in the fatal shooting of Demarius Reed. The wide receiver’s roommate discovered his body at the bottom of a stairwell at an off-campus apartment complex on Oct. 18. Police say Reed’s wallet and cellphone were taken. Reed was a 20-year-old communications major from Chicago. The school announced plans Tuesday to hire a total of 10 new full-time police officers by September 2014 to boost off-campus patrols.Ukraine protesters reject govt offer of talks KIEV, Ukraine — Opposition protesters in Ukraine have rejected President Viktor Yanukovych’s offer of talks, saying they will not sit down with him until he fires his government and releases all arrested demonstrators. The opposition appeared to be in a stronger position after the abrupt withdrawal of riot police early Wednesday from parts of Ukraine’s capital. This has raised hopes that weeks of demonstrations have erod-ed police support for Yanukovych and his government. Arseniy Yatsenyuk, leader of the largest opposition party in parliament, calls the police withdrawal “a great victory.” Yanukovych issued an invitation late Wednesday to political, religious and civil figures to join a national dia-logue. But it was unclear if the move was merely an attempt to buy time and mollify Western officials who are pressuring him to reduce tensions. Wednesday: Afternoon: 3-6-7 Wednesday: Afternoon: 2-1-0-3 Tuesday: 6-8-32-33-36 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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Thought for Today Scripture of the Day“Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.” — Isaiah 7:14 “You’re never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you’re never as bad as they say when you lose.” — Lou Holtz AMANDA WILLIAMSON /Lake City ReporterFirst Federal donates to districtFirst Federal Savings Bank presented $1,000 to the Columbi a County School District for the Columbia County Public Schools Foundation Inc. “They do many, many things for the district,” said Dorothy Spradley, distri ct volunteer coordinator. (From left: Financial Center manager Nicole Storer, Spradle y and Financial Center manager Rene Faulkner). JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFarm to School discussionColumbia County School District assistant superintendent fo r curriculum, assessment and accountability Kitty McElhaney (from left), Superintendent Terry Huddleston and Richardso n Middle School career exploration teacher John Cole sp eak about the school’s Farm to School program during a feasi bility workshop on Tuesday. Q Associated Press Q Associated Press2AWEATHER


Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & STATE THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013 3A their first enrollment of ninth grade, including transfer stu-dents from other schools with the same expected gradua-tion date. The figure excludes nongraduates, such as students who were held behind or obtained GEDs, as well as students who dropped out altogether. The 65.7 percent graduation showed a fifth consecu-tive year of improvement since the 2008-09 school year, when Columbia County had a 56.6 percent graduation rate, according to FDOE’s report. “I’m certainly glad they continue to improve in a positive direction,” Columbia County Superintendent Terry Huddleston said. “It’s just a testament to the hard work of all of our teachers.” However, Huddleston, who’s been superintendent for a little over a year, said graduation was not the school board’s sole focus. He attrib-uted the higher graduation rates to a combination of dual enrollment and vocational pro-grams offered by the county, as well as summer programs that focus on bringing lagging students up to speed and on track to graduate. “It’s not just about graduating, it’s about helping stu-dents become collegeand career-ready and to leave high school with industry certifica-tions,” Huddleston said. “It’s all about taking classroom applications and putting them into professions so students make those connections.” Huddleston said he hoped to focus on raising student enroll-ment in advanced placement and dual enrollment courses, as well as “bridge” programs for students transition between the elementary, middle and high school levels. Hamilton counties, Head said. “I hope people come in ready to ask questions and ready to talk to empl oyers, if they want help getting a resume together, t hey should go to local career centers.” For additional information contact Diane Head at 850-973-1805 or Employers interested in recruiting should also contact Head, who is the lead organizer for the event. upgrading and maintaining the broadband infrastruc-ture set up by NFBA over the past few years. “Lake City is right at the heart of where we think there’s a great opportunity,” he said. “We’d love to find local versions instead of transporting companies out of the northeast,” adding that he was eager to get the word out and hear from local companies. Lain said he expects the closeout to be finished by February and that local communities would begin to feel the Affiniti’s impact by next spring. GRADUATIONContinued From 1A ‘It’s not just about graduation, it’s about helping students become collegeand career-ready.’— Terry Huddleston, Columbia County Superintendent FAIR: Come with questionsContinued From 1A NFBA: Great opportunityContinued From 1AReport: Four area women face prostitution chargesFrom staff reportsFour area women were arrested Tuesday on pros-titution-related charges, jail records show. Lisa Hatfield Carlisle, 41, Lake City; Sherry Lynn Williams, 37, Live Oak; and Deborah Gail Coleman, 54, Starke face charges of prostitution of prostitution, according to the Columbia County Sheriff’s website. Annie Lisa Maeweather, 48, Lake City faces a charge of procurement for prostitution, meaning she allegedly offered or agreed to provide another person to engage in prostitution. Maeweather also faces charges of possession of less than 20 grams of mar-ijuana and a glass crack pipe, a CCSPO report said. Carlisle and Williams allegedly offered to engage in sex for $30. Maeweather allegedly sought $30 and a pack of cigarettes. Coleman allegedly offered to perform a sex act for $5. Williams was arrested at 2:35 p.m. at 389 NW Quinten Street; Coleman at 7:27 p.m. on NW Main Boulevard; Maeweather at 8:20 p.m. on West Duval Sttreet; Carlisle at 8:43 p.m. at 240 SW Commerce Drive. All four were taken into custody by CCSO and booked into the Columbia County Detention Center. They remained in custody at press time Wednesday. Carlisle Coleman Williams Maeweather Gov. Scott wants to cut auto registration fees By GARY FINEOUTAssociated PressTALLAHASSEE — In a move that could help in a tough re-election fight, Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to roll back the fees that motorists pay to register their cars. During a Thursday appearance in Tampa, Scott will wheel out a proposal to cut auto reg-istration fees by $401 million next year. The governor’s office estimates the cut — which would kick in on Sept. 1, 2014 — would result in a decrease of more than $25 for most motor-ists. The Republican-controlled Florida Legislature increased auto fees in 2009 as part of an overall package of tax and fee hikes to help balance the state budget. Then-Gov. Charlie Crist — who was a Republican at the time— signed the fee hike into law. Crist is now running against Scott as a Democrat. Scott had already said he wants to cut $500 million in taxes and fees next year. But this is the first time he has spelled out which taxes and fees he would target to cut. In a white paper describing the proposal, the Scott adminis-tration contends that a projected budget surplus for next year should be used to undo the auto registra-tion fee hike. Florida economists last week con-cluded that the state’s main tax collections would grow by 3.8 percent over the current fiscal year and another 4.9 percent by the middle of 2015, bringing the total to $27.5 billion. This means that Scott and state leg-islators next spring could have a budget surplus in excess of $1 billion even after pay-ing for enrollment growth for schools and programs such as Medicaid. When Scott first announced his plan to cut taxes and fees he held a series of public meetings with business owners and resi-dents to discuss potential areas for cuts. That created a push by groups and business interest to propose cuts in everything from business taxes on electricity to sales taxes on com-mercial leases. The governor has sought tax cuts every year he has been in office, but his initial efforts encountered stiff resistance from his fellow Republicans in the Legislature. Shortly after he was inaugu-rated in 2011, Scott sought tax and fee cuts of $4 billion over a two-year period. Some Democrats criticized Scott’s push for tax and fee cuts as a gimmick. They have said that Scott and the Legislature should use the extra money to increase funding for schools and universities. So far GOP legislative leaders have come out in favor of cutting taxes next year, but they have been cautious about endorsing any set amount. A legislative proposal to cut the auto registration fee is already moving in the Florida Senate, but the cut is not quite as large as the governor is recommending. The bill (SB 156) would cut the average auto registration fees by $12 a year and would cost the state an estimated $233 million. Auto registration fees can vary wide-ly depending on the type of vehicle. But Sen. Joe Negron, RStuart and sponsor of the leg-islation, said he welcomes the governor’s support to cut the fees. Negron pushed a similar bill earlier this year but it died in the Florida House because it relied on ending existing tax breaks to cover the costs. “The size and the scope of the rollback will be deter-mined during the session,” said Negron, who is also the Senate budget chief. “But the reduc-tion will be substantial. Our constituents will feel it.” ‘The size and the scope of the rollback will be determined during the session...but the reduction will be substantial. Our constituents will feel it.’ — Sen. Joe Negron (R-Stuart), Senate budget chief Scott 3A


OPINION Thursday, December 12, 2013 4A Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding coun-ties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities — “Newspapers get things done!” Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community-oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor 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: Back off on Olustee, Rep. Baxley Staying close – even when you’re not Voting study biased A fter reading the head-line in Tuesday’s edi-tion of the Lake City Reporter regarding voting statistics in Columbia County, I feel compelled to respond. The first sentence sheds light on the perspective of the study. The report was produced by the Center for American Progress, which is a “progressive” left wing educational and research institute, and is very closely aligned with the current White House administration. Their purpose is to promote Democrats’ ideas and candidates. Let’s just say they are not an unbiased source for information. The first statistic offered stated that in Columbia County, only 53.5 percent of those eligible to vote par-ticipated in the 2012 general elec-tion. That sounds like an extremely low number and that fact may be correct. However, nationwide the eligible voter participation in 2012 was only 59 percent. But what needs to be emphasized is that figure includes citizens who are eli-gible to vote, but have not made an effort to register. The fact is that 76.6 percent of registered voters in Columbia County did indeed vote, compared to a statewide average of 72 percent. If eligible citizens don’t register to vote, who does that reflect poorly upon? Further into the report, more statistics are given that begin to shed light on the agenda of the report’s authors. The voter regis-tration numbers compared to the voting age population as recorded in the last census indicates that 69.6 percent of Columbia County citizens are actually registered to vote. When broken down by race, as “progressives” so love to do, the numbers are even worse. Just 57.9 percent of blacks and 48.3 percent of Hispanics actually bothered to register. One question that is unan-swered in the report is, Do these numbers reflect citizens counted in the census who are ineligible to vote? I also find it curious that the authors fail to provide a breakdown of white voter participation. Could it be that those figures are of no interest to them? According to their figures, 1.98 percent of all absentee ballots were rejected compared to a statewide average of 0.96 percent. According to Department of Elections guide-lines, any ballot without a properly signed oath or with a signature that does not match the signature on file must be rejected. That is done in order to protect the integrity of an election. I would be concerned if improper ballots were not rejected. There is an implication that the problem is lies with the Supervisor of Elections in Columbia County. But my question is, does our elections office reject ballots that should be counted, or is it possible other counties count ballots that should be rejected because they lack all of the required elements established by the Department of Elections? The conclusion of the study states that “residents of Columbia County face multiple barriers when it comes to access to voting.” In addition, it states that “restric-tive state laws make it harder for Floridians to vote and poor election administration is disenfranchising the people of Florida.” All of their statistics remind me of a quote. “Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are much more pliable.” Well, the fact is that if you want to vote, you can vote. If you need to register, then you can register. If you need to update your registration, you can do that as well. The Supervisor of Elections office has two locations and is open five days a week, 52 weeks a year. Voting is a right. But it is also a responsibility. Good citizens exer-cise both. The vast majority of those in attendance at the recent town hall meeting on a pro-posed Union monument and its location at the Olustee battlefield weren’t from anywhere around here. Many were from Central Florida with at least one from as far away as North Carolina. While we would prefer more local input on this important matter, it’s a free country, and folks from across the land have the right to express their views, especially on something so momentous as the Civil War and how it’s commemorated, here or elsewhere, on public lands. But when state Rep. Dennis Baxley of Ocala joined the fray, showing up out of the blue and tell-ing folks he wanted to change the rules so that he and fellow lawmakers could have a say on the issue, we had to wonder what was up. Baxley says the proposed Union monument is of concern to him due to his Southern heritage and because it is a state park, after all, however distant from his home down in Marion County. There may be a little more to it than that. Baxley recently announced he’s setting up a run for state Sen. Charlie Dean’s District 5 seat once the incumbent is term-limited out in 2016. What better way to ingratiate himself with local folks – and possible future supporters – than step in and help defuse a controversy that seems to be growing hotter with each passing week. We’re not sure we want Baxley’s help.First, changing the law so that the state Legislature, as opposed to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, gets to decide when and where new monuments are placed in state parks just isn’t a good idea. Our lawmakers have plenty to keep them busy as it is. We’d rather they focus on bringing in jobs, improving our schools and preserving our freshwa-ter springs, among other things. Second, and more importantly, we’ve got a state lawmaker right here who’s already on the case – and has been for nearly a year. Our own Elizabeth Porter, who has been at work on this issue since February – and who actually represents both Baker and Columbia counties in the Legislature – will meet sometime over the next few weeks with DEP Secretary Herschel Vinyard, a man who, with a stroke of his pen, can decide the fate – and location – of this proposed monument once and for all. Porter has also reached out to U.S. Rep Ted Yoho and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio to see whether the pro-posed Union monument might better be placed on federal land, rather than the three-acre state plot that is home to the existing monuments. Porter said Friday she hopes for “a thoughtful, reasonable compromise.” We feel confident she can achieve just that.Provided interlopers like Rep. Baxley stay out of the way.W hen you are little and the world seems so big, it’s hard to understand why someone you love is here one day and gone the next. Actually, that can be hard to understand at any age. I’ve been trying to make sense of it all my life and I still don’t get it. Or like it. But I’ve come to accept it as one of the harder facts of life. Randy doesn’t accept it a bit. He is 3 years old and smart enough to notice that his nana -that would be me -shows up at his door unan-nounced, only to disappear later like the UPS guy dropping off a package. Yes, there are differences. The UPS guy wears a crisp brown uni-form. I dress mostly in rumpled black. And he never sticks around to play with Randy, even for a minute. I always stay at least a few days, long enough to make Nana pan-cakes (they’re the best) and read stories (about Curious George) and trick his parents into letting him stay up late. The UPS guy never does that.But sooner or later, I always drive away, not in a big brown van, but in a little rental car. And I’m gone for a very long time. A month. Or two. Or three. Then I get messages on my voice mail: “Nana, can you go to the park with me today?” How do you keep saying no when all you want to say is yes? Randy lives in California, with his parents and his brother, Wiley, who is almost a year old. Wiley doesn’t care how long I’m gone. I can’t prove it, but I think he likes the UPS guy better. The reason for my vanishing act is simple, but not easily explained, especially to a child. My husband and I live 500 miles from our children and our grandchil-dren, in the desert overlooking Las Vegas, with an interesting array of wildlife and all sorts of things to do. Like many of our neighbors, we didn’t plan on the job change that brought us here. But after a few years of trying to make the best of it, we’ve been surprised to find how much we like it. The only thing we don’t like is the 500 miles between us and the people we love. I was almost Randy’s age when my parents divorced. I lived with my mother and will never forget how I missed my dad. But when I visited my dad, I’d miss my mother, too. My grandmother helped me come to terms with it. “When someone loves you,” she said, “you don’t have to be in the same room to know you are loved. Love stays forever, even when they’re out of sight.” I remembered those words years later when I lost in slow succession my grandparents, my parents and my first husband. I want my grandchildren to feel the same way about me. So I am teaching it to them, starting with Randy. The last day I was with him, I held his face in my hands and said, “Where is your nana when you can’t see her?” He studied my eyes, waiting for me to tell him. So I did. I told him and I showed him, then I made him show and tell me. “Will you remember?” I said.He nodded and smiled.Then I left. Again. The next day his mama emailed to tell me this story. That morning Randy came out to the kitchen to ask, “Mama, where is Nana?” “She’s gone home, honey,” she said, “with Papa Mark.” “No, Mama,” he said, grinning and pointing to his chest. “Nana is right here in my heart.” Take that, UPS guy. Alton ‘Buddy’ Hines Q Alton ‘Buddy’ Hines is Chair of the Columbia County Republican Executive Committee. Sharon Randall Q Sharon Randall can be contacted at P.O. Box 777394, Henderson, NV 89077.4AOPINION


Today Community Outreach Ministry Pointing People to Christ meets every Thursday at 6 p.m. at 284 SW Beech Street. The pub lic is invited. Call Essie Wilson at 386-755-1483 for more information. Woodturners Club Bell Woodturners Club meets the second Thursday of the month in the Bell community Center, Bell Florida at 7 p.m.. Every meeting features a show and tell of members cur rent projects. There is also a full demonstration of a woodturning project by a club member. There are opportunities to take home project wood, tools and receive help from other turners. All experience lev els are welcome. For addi tional information, contact Kent Harris at 365-7086. DAR meeting The Edward Rutledge Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will hold its monthly meet ing on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 10:30 a. m., at the Wilson Rivers Library on the Florida Gateway College campus. Christine Boatwright, librarian at the Wilson Rivers Library, will be the guest speaker. All visitors are welcomed to attend. For more informa tion, please call 752-2903. Regional Planning North Central Florida Regional Planning Council will meet on Thursday, Dec. 12 at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, 213 NW Commerce Boulevard. Dinner will be at 7 p.m.; the meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. House Representative Halsey Beshears will be the guest speaker. Please let Carol Laine know if you will be attending. 352-95-2200 x134 Tea Party meeting The North Central Florida Tea Party will hold its monthly meet ing on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Taylor Building, 128 SW Birley Ave. Constitutional attor ney KrisAnne Hall will be the guest speaker, speak ing on Restoring Liberty for Future Generations. For more information about KrisAnne, go to For more information about the upcoming meeting, call John at 386-935-1705 or Sharon at 386-935-0821. Dec. 13 Class reunion The Columbia High School classes of 49, 50, 51, 52, and 53 are having a class reunion on Friday, Dec. 13 at 11:30 a.m. at the Mason City Community Center. Anyone from those CHS classes is welcome to come. Please bring a cov ered dish to share. Fundraiser The Womans Club of Lake City is having a fundraiser on Friday, Dec. 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Clubhouse, 257 SE Hernando Ave. The menu items will be chicken and dumplings, southern greens, carrot/apple/raisin salad and a brownie. You can dine in or carry out or get your meal delivered. Cost is $6 per plate. Call Jan at 961-3217 for more information. Proceeds go to the Womans Club mis sion for building renova tion and local charities. Christmas Train The Christmas Train Display welcomes all visi tors from Friday, Dec. 13 through Dec. 22 each evening from 6-9. We are located at 1260 SW Castle Height Terrace. For more details, call 755-6327. Chicken Pilau Dinner Five Points school is hosting a fundraiser lun cheon on Dec. 13 to help purchase Christmas gifts for children. Cost per plate is $7. The menu will include chicken pilau, green beans, cole slaw, bread and cake. Delivery available for five or more plates. Plates can be picked up at the First Full Gospel Church, 288 NE Jones Way. For more information call Jimmy at 386-623-6590 or Janice at 386-623-7375. Dec. 14 Wreaths Across America American Legion Post 57 is participating in Wreaths Across America, a nationwide ceremony to honor veterans. The event will take place on Saturday, Dec. 14 at noon at the Oak Lawn Cemetery. Wreaths can be sponsored at the national website, wreath, for $15 per wreath. Use the group ID FLALP57. Call location leader Caroline Bosland 386-466-7408 for more information. Live Recording Blazian Productions presents Minister Derrick McAlister and the Anointed Voices of Praise live record ing on Saturday, Dec. 14 at Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church. Doors open at 6:45 p.m., recording begins at 7:30 p.m. General admission is $10, VIP seat ing is $20. Featured guests include Shady Grove mass choir. For more information please call 386-758-2964. Cans & Covers Rockstar Lounge, 723 E Duval Street, presents Cans & Covers on Dec. 14 from 3 p.m. to 1 a.m. Admission for the event is one new or gently-used blanket or three canned goods. All proceeds will go to our local United Way and will be given to needy families in Columbia and surrounding counties. The event will feature live music with The Kris Ritchie Band, Jan Milne, Kameron Hunt and more. Comedian Matt Watts will be the spe cial guest. Open House Creative Ideas Salon, 819 SW Alachua Ave., will host a holiday open house on Thursday, Dec. 12 from 4-7 p.m. There will be refresh ments. A door prize/draw ing will be a part of the evenings festivities. Come learn about this new busi ness and meet the won derful employees. Contact Georgia at 438-8488 for more. RHS Alumni meeting The RHS Alumni are meeting on Saturday, Dec. 14 at noon at the Richardson Community Center. Call 386-752-0815 for more information. Gun Safety Congressman Ted Yoho is hosting a Family Firearm Safety Event on Saturday, Dec. 14 from 2-4:30 p.m. at the Taylor Building, 128 SW Birley Ave. For more information, please call Congressman Yohos Gainesville office at (352) 505-0838. Dec. 15 Beyond the Noise Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 1272 SW McFarlane Ave., will present a Christmas musi cal drama, Beyond the Noise, on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. Dr. Tyrone A. Blue from First Missionary Baptist Church in Gainseville will speak. The performance is open to the public; admission is free. Candlelight service Pastor Alvin J. Baker and the members of the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church invite the commu nity to a candlelight ser vice on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 5:30 p.m. The church is located at 550 NE Martin Luther King St. Dec. 16 UDC meeting United Daughters of the Confederacy, Olustee Chapter, will have their monthly meeting on Dec. 16 at 5:15 p.m. at China Buffet, 345 West Duval St. Andys Boys Barbershop Quartet will be the enter tainment for the meeting. The group is made up of representatives from four local churches. The buf fet will be served after the meeting. Cost is $9 for meal, cost for drink is extra. Reservations not required. For more, contact Linda Williams at 386-454-2580. Renewal Service Hosted by the Hospice of the Nature Coast, a renew al service will be offered to the public on Monday, Dec. 16 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Wings Education Center, 857 SW Main Blvd. The memorial service is an interactive, non-denomina tional service of remem brance and hope. There will be encouraging words, musical interludes, a time of sharing, refreshments and community fellow ship following the service. The Renewal is provided as a community service and is offered to all at no charge. For information or to register (by December 12th) contact Vicki Myers at 755-7714 Ext. 2411. Dec. 17 NARFE dinner The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Christmas dinner will be on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at noon at Quail Heights Country Club. For more informa tion contact Jim Purvis at 752-8570 or 292-9361. Dec. 18 Book & Gift Event The Shands Lakeshore RMC, Auxiliary Gift Shop will hold its annual Book & Gift Event on Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 18 and 19 in the Caf of the Hospital from 7 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Benefits will be for Continuing Education in Health fields for staff and local scholarships to high school students. These items are 30-70% off retail prices. Come in and shop just in time for last minute Christmas gifts. Dec. 21 Extravaganza B&S Combs Elks Lodge will be hosting its Christmas Extravaganza for the kids on Dec. 21, 2013 from 12-4 p.m. at B&S Combs Elks Lodge, 1688 NE Washington St. Please contact Carlos Brown at 386-288-6235 for more information. Christmas party VFW Post 2206, 343 Forest Lawn Way, is host ing their Christmas Party on Saturday, Dec. 21. Kickstart will perform at 8 p.m. Well provide fin ger foods, you bring your friends and well all have a good time. The party is open to the public. Call 386752-5001 for more. Healthy Soul Food The Presley EXCEL and Scholars Program invites the community to a Healthy Soul Food Workshop on Saturday, Dec. 21 at noon at Trinity United Methodist Church, 248 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Street. The workshop is sponsored by Brook Mobley of DaVita Kidney Specialists of Northern Florida. The consultants are Mrs. Elizabeth Jones and Mr. Walter Jones Jr. of Philadephia, Pennsylvania. For additional information call 386-752-4074. Dec. 25 Christmas dinner Merry Christmas from VFW Post 2206. We will have a Christmas dinner from 1-3 p.m. at 343 Forest Lawn Way. Cost is $7 per person. The dinner is open to the public. Call 386-7525001 for more. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Columbias Top Talent The contestants for the 10th Annual Columbias Top Talent pose for a photograph at Columbia High School on Wednesday. Pictured are Jason Nelson (front row, from left), the shows DJ; Willow Veda, 16; Megan Zahnley, 14; Alexis Branscome, 18; Jessica Land, 17; show coordinator Ronnie Collins; Mikaela Branscome (top row, from left), 16; Keynbresha Maeweather, 16; Angel Bennett, 16; Alora Avery, 17; and Mercedes Brown, 14. Not pictured are Jesika Sheffield and Tori Jackson. The show will take place at the Columbia High School auditorium at 7 p.m. on Friday. LAKE CITY REPORTER COMMUNITY THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013 5A COMMUNITY CALENDAR To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Emily Lawson at 754-0424 or by e-mail at elawson@lakecityreporter. com. Wilmer Jordan Sr. Mr. Wilmer Jordan Sr. also known as PaPa, age 87 resident of Lake City, Florida passed away Sunday, December 6, 2013 at the V.A. Medical Cen ter terminating a short illness, Born in De catur, MS. He was the son of the late Elmer Jordan and EJ Norman Jordan. He attended the public schools and was a honorable discharged U.S. Navy Veteran. Up until his health failed he was em ployed at Harrietts Right Way Nursery where the children knew him as PaPa. Prior to that he was a contractor in the Construction Industry. Survivors include his 7 daugh ters; Pastor Voncile Peaches Evans, Linda Forehand, Evan gelist Harriett Williamson, Angela Williams, Schauncey Brown, Shawanza Dillard and Vanessa Clark, 2 sons; Wilmer Jordan Jr. and Kirstin Sconiers, 2 brothers; James Jordan and Willis Jordan, 2 sisters; Bessie Whitehead and Allene Sue Jordan, devoted sister-in-law, Mary Jane Grant, God-daughters; Linda New ton Turner and Joyce Gillum. Fiance; Sheryl Johnson. 15 grandchildren, 21 great-grands and 16 great-great-grands. Funeral service for Mr. Wilmer Jordan, Sr. will be 11:00am Sat urday, December 14, 2013 at Souls Harbor Church of God In Christ with Elder M. L. Gog ment will be 9:00am, Monday December 16, 2013 at Jackson ville National Veteran Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday, December 13, 2013 at Cooper Funeral Home Cha pel from 6:00pm until 8:00pm. Arrangements entrusted to COOPER FUNERAL HOME 251 N.E. Washing ton Street, Lake City, Florida 32055. Willis O. Cooper L.F.D. Shanita Renella Ford Smith Shanita Renella Ford Smith passed away peacefully Sun day, December 8, 2013. Sha nita, affectionately known as Beana was born Febru ary 17, 1970 to Curtis Ford and Ira Gibson Eng lish. A resi dent of Lake City, Florida, she was edu cated in the public schools of Columbia County. Having been taught Christian values early in life, she was a faithful member of Dayspring Missionary Bap tist Church. Hobbies included tography. She also enjoyed wildlife, things of nature and country music. Preceding her in death: stepfather, Rufus English and brother, Ricky Mobley, Sr. Left to cherish memories: mother, Ira English; father, Curtis Ford; sister, Edith Eng lish; brothers, Bruce Ford (Coretta), Gerald Ford, Rufus English, Jr. (Sandra), Gregory Henderson, Anthony Brown, Sr.; uncles, Amos Gibson, Jesse Gibson, Jr., Walter Mc Caskill; aunts, Mae Kath erine George, Annie Berry; goddaughter, Yazmin Sim mons, godsisters, Demetria Goshay, Latoya Clark; god brother, Socorey Denson; spe cial cousins, Artis Berry, Jr., Serinity McCaskill, Sharita McCaskill, Antonio Gibson; hosts of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Sha nita Beana Smith will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, Decem ber 14, 2013 at Day Spring Missionary Baptist Church, 1580 NE Congress Avenue, Rev. Aaron Lewis, Sr., Pastor. The family will receive friends from 6:00 8:00 p.m. Friday, December 13, 2013 at Dayspring Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements entrusted to COMBS FUNERAL HOME 292 NE Washington St., Lake City, FL. (386) 752-4366, Marq Combs-Turner, L.F.D. The Caring Professionals. OBITUARIES Obituaries are paid advertisements. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified department at 752-1293. 5A HAVE QUESTIONS ON AUTO INSURANCE? CHAT WITH NICOLE 755-1666 Need A Quote? Columbia Countys Most Wanted Funded by the Crime Stoppers Trust Fund; Administered by the Of ce of the Attorney General CALL (386) 754-7099 OR SUBMIT A WEB TIP AT WE DO NOT WANT YOUR NAME, JUST YOUR INFORMATION! The likeness of suspects is supplied by the Columbia County Sheriffs Office Warrants Division and/or other law enforcement agencies. The cases are active at the time of publication unless otherwise noted. Crime Stoppers of Columbia County, Inc., and their volunteers are jointly and individually exempt from any and all liability which might arise as a result of the publication of public records. Elizabeth Marie Leonard DOB: 06/18/1984 Height: 5 Weight: 150 lbs. Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown Tattoos: Buttocks-Dusty; Back-Flower Wanted For: VOP-Sell/Deliver of Conrolled Substance, Possession of Controlled Substance with Intent to Sell or Deliver, Possession of Controlled Substance x2 Wanted As Of: 11/21/2013 Elizabeth Alida McCarthy DOB: 10/01/1959 Height: 5 Weight: 150 lbs. Hair: Gray Eyes: Blue Tattoos: Right Shoulder-Small Lighting Bolt Wanted For: VOP Burglary of a Structure, Grand Theft Wanted As Of: 11/21/2013 Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these individuals is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Columbia County.


6A LAKE CITY REPORTER REGIONAL THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013 Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 SUWANNEE MUSIC PARK Named one of the most beautiful outdoor venues in America, the Suwannee Music Park is your perfect wedding destination. With a fairy tale wedding chapel on Rees Lake, the Grande Hall for receptions/weddings and a deck overlooking the famous Suwannee River, this is where you want to say your vows. From staff reports B rides-to-be all over South Georgia and North Florida are plan ning their big event for 2014 but before decid ing on all of the details, you need to check out the 5th Annual Suwannee Weddings Expo at The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park Jan. 12, 2014. This event features food samples by caterers, a huge bridal show by the popular Golden Needle of Lake City, entertainment, wedding/event spe cialists, photographers, travel agen cies, florists, Origami jewelry, wed ding DJs, Allies of Lake City, caterers, Suwannee Valley Party Rental, wed ding cake displays, wedding jewelry, prizes and ideas galore for any size of wedding, reception or other spe cial event. For the bride-to-be, its an event to ease the pains of planning. The Golden Needle of Lake City will present a fantastic array of breath-taking bridal gowns, gor geous brides maid dresses, mother of the bride, father of the bride, groom and groomsmen attire and gorgeous outfits for the precious little ring bearers and flower girls. Area models will show off these fashions during the Expo with a huge inside fashion show. You are sure to find wedding attire for every one in the bridal party. Admission is free to this popular event held from 1 4 p.m. Jan. 12 in the spectacular Grande Hall, one of North Floridas most favorite and most beautiful wedding reception venues. The large Grande Hall is located on the banks of the famous Suwannee River and features a beautifully decorated wedding, reception, family reunion, birthday, anniversary or business event facil ity with a covered, wrap-around porch and huge, open-air deck. Step inside the beautiful double doors at the front or back and youll see the Grande Halls two elegant staircases leading to a second floor balcony, a first floor open fireplace with a oneof-a-kind, hand-made metal sculp ture and unique decor. A kitchen is available and tables and chairs are available to rent or we can recom mend an offsite vendor. For more information about the Wedding Expo, email Michelle Goddard at michelle@ or call her at 386-209-2798. To contact the SOSMP directly, emailspirit@musi, call 386-364-1683 or go to COURTESY PHOTOS Weddings Expo coming in January AMANDA WILLIAMSON /Lake City Reporter Santas in the chimney at the school board meeting Melrose Park Elementary chorus sang two songs to the Columbia County School Board Tuesday night, including Theres Someone in the Chimney. Making a holiday wish come true TALLAHASSEE The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF), Florida Community-Based Care organizations and the Florida State Foster/Adoptive Parent Association have part nered with One Simple Wish to grant wishes for Floridas current and for mer foster children. One Simple Wish is a wonderful program that allows donors to grant small wishes that have a big impact on the lives of our foster children, DCF Interim Secretary Esther Jacobo said. By having the ability to see who their donation is helping, donors know they are making a tangible differ ence. One Simple Wish matches individuals who want to give with cur rent and former foster children in need of simple wishes. Wishes start at $10 and have a maximum gift amount of $500. Wishes can be granted all year-round. To grant a wish, visit www.onesim to view cur rent needs. Wishes are searchable by location, organization, child age, price range and type of gift. Florida children have already received numerous gifts through One Simple Wish, includ ing more than 20 wishes granted so far this month. One Simple Wish is proud to support Floridas foster children by empow ering people all across the country to brighten their lives through our wish granting program. Granting their wishes not only creates positive memories and a sense of normalcy but also proves how much love, support and hope is out there for all children, Danielle Gletow, Executive Director of One Simple Wish said. For more information or to grant a wish, visit Wishes granted year-round for foster children. News Service of Florida Ocala officer faces battery charge Associated Press OCALA A Marion County corrections offi cer was charged with misdemeanor battery after he slammed a sus pects head into a con crete wall, according to an arrest affidavit. Charles Broaderick, 41, was arrested on Tuesday and released on $2,000 bail, arrest records show. When reached at home on Wednesday by an Associated Press report er, Broaderick hung up the phone before com menting. It was not immediately known if he has an attorney. A surveillance video released by the sheriffs office showed Broaderick slamming the suspects head into the wall on Oct. 8. The suspect, identified as James Duckworth, was handcuffed with his back to the wall at the time. He was in a room in the jail where suspect ed drunken drivers are taken. Duckworth was intoxi cated when he made a spitting noise. Broaderick pulled Duckworth by his shirt, grabbed his throat and then slammed his head into the wal, accord ing to the arrest affida vit. You dont spit at offi cers, Broaderick told Duckworth. Duckworth appeared to be unconscious and there was blood on the wall, the report stated. Dude do you think that is very cool, Broaderick asks Duckworth. The report noted that Duckworth did not resist at any time. Another offi cer in the room told inves tigators that Duckworth was mouthy and not cooperating with the commands that he was given. Broaderick remained on unpaid suspension. 6A Letters to Santa Sunday, December 22, 2013 Publishing Your letters will be published in the Lake City Reporter. Kids of all ages are invited to submit letters free of charge. 50 Word Limit Drop o or mail your letter to: 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, FL 32055 Your letter must be received by: Friday, December 13 by 5:00 p.m. Ho, Ho, Ho! Kids, tell Santa what you want for Christmas.


Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & ST A TE THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013 7A Irrigating turf with reuse water From staff reports LIVE OAK The Suwannee Country Club in Live Oak will soon maintain its turf without relying on groundwater. Rather than pump ing water from the Upper Floridan Aquifer they will be irrigate with reuse water. Reuse water is an alter native water source produced from highly treated wastewater and used for irrigation and other non-potable uses. The golf course will receive 100,000 gallons per day (GPD) of reuse water from the City of Live Oaks Waste Water Treatment Plant, offsetting their groundwater irriga tion use by 100 percent. The Suwannee River Water Management District provided the City of Live Oak $19,570 in funding assistance to pay for the infrastruc ture to connect the golf course to the citys reuse system. The City was awarded the funding as part of the Districts Regional Initiative Valuing Environmental Resources (RIVER) program. Construction is scheduled for completion by February 2014. Suwannee Country Club Manager and Superintendent Jason Cannon has eagerly awaited the opportunity to use reuse water since the City installed its reuse system several years ago. Were excited for the opportu nity to irrigate in a manner that will reduce costs, conserve water, and provide beneficial nutrients to our turf which will reduce fertilizer use, he said. Other customers receiving reuse water include Camp Weed, which uses up to 450,000 GPD for aquifer recharge and Suwannee Correctional Institute which uses up to 200,000 GPD for irrigation and other nonpotable uses. The District is also using reuse water for landscape irri gation on an as-needed basis, offset ting 100 percent of their groundwa ter use. Its a smarter use of our end prod uct, said Live Oak City Administrator Kerry Waldron. It also allows users the ability to use treated effluent for irrigation and related purposes rather than pulling from our fresh drinking water supply. The District has assisted several cities in its 15-county boundary with planning and funding assistance to produce reuse water. Cities within the District that have reuse programs include Alachua, Archer, Cedar Key, Lake City, Live Oak, Monticello, and Perry. Collectively, this offsets pumpage by about 4.1 million gal lons of groundwater per day. The District is pleased to partner with the City of Live Oak on this project which will reduce groundwa ter pumpage, and we are delighted that Suwannee Country Club want ed to be a part of these efforts, said District Executive Director Ann Shortelle. Reclaiming water allows us to save our precious groundwa ter supplies, while making beneficial use of high-quality wastewater. We will continue to use this important resource to help meet the Districts future water supply needs. COURTESY The Suwannee Country Club announced it will soon irrigate its turf with reuse water, rather than pumping water from the Upper Floridan Aquifer. The reuse water is an alternative water source produced from highly treated wastewater. SUWANNEE COUNTRY CLUB Were excited for the oppor tunity to irrigate in a manner that will reduce costs, con serve water and provide ben ecial nutrients to our turf. Jason Canon, Suwannee Country Club Manager and Superintendent FLORIDA BRIEFS Marijuana legalization effort draws $425K The group backing a proposed constitutional amend ment to legalize medical marijuana raised $425,896 in November, with most of the money coming from Orlando attorney John Morgans firm, according to new reports on the state Division of Elections web site. The Morgan Firm PA contributed $403,000 of the total raised last month by People United for Medical Marijuana. In all, the group has raised about $1.3 mil lion as it seeks to collect enough petition signatures to get the legalization measure on the November 2014 election ballot. The group, which is led by Morgan, needs 683,149 signatures and had submitted 146,283 verified signatures to the state as of Wednesday after noon, the Division of Elections website said. Supporters also are awaiting a ruling by the Florida Supreme Court about the proposed ballot wording. Attorney General Pam Bondi and legislative leaders are trying to block the measure because they say the ballot wording is flawed. Scott designates Christmas Eve a paid State holiday Gov. Rick Scott is once again giving state workers a paid day off before Christmas. Scott is directing executive agencies to shut down Dec. 24. Employees in positions deemed essential will still have to work that day, but will have six months to use an equal amount of administra tive leave time. Scott made similar directives in 2011 and 2012. According to the state Department of Management Services, the state observes nine holidays annu ally: New Years; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Veterans Day; Thanksgiving; the day after Thanksgiving; and Christmas. Atheists signs approved for capitol The atheists are in at Floridas Capitol, but Satans minions remain in waiting. The state Department of Management Services approved applications Wednesday by two groups of atheists to put up dis plays through the holiday season in the Capitols firstfloor rotunda. The approvals came shortly after South Florida political blogger Chaz Stevens delivered to the Capitol his 6-foot-tall Festivus pole --made of Pabst Blue Ribbon cans. The Tallahassee Atheists have requested a 4-footby-5-foot sign that says Happy Holidays and There are many reasons for the season, celebrate the one that you choose. The American Atheists Florida Regional Directors want to put up a similar-sized poster that says Celebrate the true meaning of Xmas! The athe ists signs become the third and fourth displays to get approval since the nativity scene was set up. A season al banner from the Madison, Wis.-based Freedom From Religion Foundation was put up last week. DMS con tinues to review an application from the Satanic Temple of Tallahassee. The temple has requested space for a 5-foot-by-5-foot poster. However, it remains unclear what the group intends to display. The application says religious symbols and images that adhere to commu nity standards. News Service of Florida 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.


Lake City Reporter SPORTS Thursday, December 12, 2013 Section B Story ideas? Contact Tim Kirby Sports Editor 754-0421 1BSPORTS Offers good on new and unregistered units purchased between 11/1/13-12/31/13. *On select models. See your dealer for details. Rates as low as 2.99% for 36 months. Approval, and any rates and terms provided, are based on credit worthiness. Fixed APR of may apply. Financing promotions void where prohibited. Offer effective on all new and unused 2008-2014 Polaris ATV, RANGER, and RZR models purchased from a participating Polaris dealer between 11/1/13-12/31/13. Offer subject to change without notice. Warning: The Polaris RANGER and RZR are not intended for on-road use. Driver must be at least 16 years old with a valid information. Drivers and passengers should always wear helmets, eye protection, protective clothing, and seat belts. Always use cab trails. ATVs can be hazardous to operate. Polaris adult models are for riders 16 and older. For your safety, always wear a helmet, eye 1866 US Hwy 90 W Lake City (386) 752-2500 BRIEFS Today Columbia High girls soccer at Oak Hall School, 6 p.m. Fort White High girls basketball at Interlachen High, 6 p.m. Columbia High boys soccer vs. Taylor County High, 7 p.m. (JV-5) Friday Fort White High soccer vs. Hamilton County High, 7 p.m. (girls-5) Columbia High girls basketball vs. Oakleaf High, 7:30 p.m. (JV-6) Columbia High boys basketball at Gainesville High, 7:30 p.m. (JV-6) Saturday Fort White High boys basketball vs. Vernon High in 2nd Annual Team Mighty Ike Shootout at Williston High, 1:30 p.m. Columbia High basketball vs. Palatka High, 7:30 p.m. (girls-6) GAMES CHS BASEBALL Instruction camp this weekend Columbia High head coach Heath Phillips has an instructional baseball camp planned for noon-4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Players of all ages are invited to receive instruction from former major league players and current college players. Fee for the weekend is $100. For details, call Phillips at 984-5261. LCMS WRESTLING Falcon Invitational tourney Saturday Lake City Middle School is hosting the Falcon Invitational Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m. There will be 11 schools in the competition, which will continue into the evening. Admission is $5. There will be a concession stand with hamburgers, hot dogs and sweets. For details, call Nikki Holliday at 984-0977. YOUTH BASKETBALL Leagues offered at Richardson Richardson Community Center/ Annie Mattox Park North is offering youth basketball leagues for boys and girls ages 5-7 and 8-10. Each league will have four teams. Cost of $50 and a birth certificate is due at registration. Registration at Richardson Community Center is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. For details, call Mario Coppock or Nicole Smith at 754-7095. From staff reports Indian infighting JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Fort White Highs Melton Sanders drives to the hole against Columbia High on Dec. 5. Fort White still unbeaten Columbia takes top spot in meet By BRANDON FINLEY FORT WHITE It was county-wide domination as Columbia and Fort White high schools finished on top of Wednesdays meet with Newberry High. Columbia took home the top spot with a score of 55 and Fort White followed closely with a 43. Newberry struggled with only nine points in the meet. The Lady Tigers took home first place in five weight classes while the Lady Indians also had a strong showing with four individual winners. Top finishers in each weight class were: 101 Breanna Strachen, second (FW); Sara Parker, third (FW); 110 Kayla Carman, first (CHS); Kayla Crews, second (FW); Sharday Warren, third (CHS); 119 Kallie Horton, first (CHS); Alycia Calloway, second (CHS); Shayln Raulerson, third (FW); 129 Tyrah Jackson, first (FW); Savannah Thomas, second (CHS); Kaila Edwards, third (FW); 139 Madeline Ault, first (CHS); Keinna Broom, second (CHS); Jolyn Falgot, third (FW); 154 Alanis Koberlein, first (CHS); Leah Johnson, second (FW); 169 Emily Roach, first (FW); Glendesha Johnson, second (CHS), Brianna Pope, third (CHS); 183 Gabby Marrinko, first (FW), Deona Munnerlyn, second (CHS), Enigiah Manning, third (CHS); 199 Ashley Mackey, first (CHS); Kaitlyn McCaroll, second (FW); Unl. Casey Carter, first (FW), Brianna Carman, second (CHS); Destiny Crawford, third (CHS). Columbia coach Doug Peeler felt it was one of the Lady Tigers better meets on the season. The girls have been working hard in the weight room, Peeler said. Theyve all shown strength gains in each meet. Fort White head coach Dan Marsee was also proud of his squad. We have a young team this year and our youth showed, Marsee said. I feel like this meet really helped us grow and the future is bright in Fort White. My hat is off to Columbia. Fort White girls finish 2nd in weightlifting. By TIM KIRBY FORT WHITE Fort White High flexed its basket ball muscles in a 77-27 home win over Keystone Heights High on Wednesday. The Columbia County Indians remained undefeat ed at 6-0 and improved to 3-0 in District 2-4A play. The visiting Indians dropped to 1-6, 1-3. Jalen Wyche scored the first five points of the game and finished the first quar ter with 12 for Fort White. Paul Perry added seven points. Keystone Heights hung tough, but Fort White led 25-16 at the end of the period. Fort White overpowered the visitors in the second quarter. Keystone Heights missed two free throws at the start of the quarter and Fort White reeled off 21 straight points. Keystone coach Jimmy Thomas tried a time out eight points into the run, but it didnt slow down Fort White. Joe Powers had seven points in the quarter and Wyche tacked on another seven. The score at halftime was 49-19, five points shy of a running clock. That came at 5:10 of the third quarter and Fort White still put up 20 points in the period. Quan Porter scored six points, while Chris Cottrell and Cameron White each score four. Tyler Velez scored six of Fort Whites eight points in the fourth quarter, going 4-for-4 from the free throw line. Dre Brown hit the final basket of the game. Wyche finished with 21 points. Perry scored 13 points and Porter scored 12. Other scorers for Fort White were Powers, 7, Melton Sanders and Velez, 6, and Cottrell, White and Brown 4. C.J. Rogers scored nine points to lead Keystone Heights. Fort White head coach Isiah Phillips said an easy win is good after a tough game, but there are draw backs. It gives you a sense that you are better than you are, Phillips said. We didnt come out with that intensity, but we picked it up in the second quarter. It was a good win. Everybody got a lot of playing time. Were trying to get them all on the same page. Fort White plays Vernon High at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the 2nd Annual Mighty Ike Shootout hosted by Williston High.


SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today GOLF 6:30 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, The Nelson Mandela Championship 11:30 p.m. TGC — Asian Tour, Thailand Championship, second round, at Bangkok MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 9 p.m. FS1 — FAU at DePaul NBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. TNT — L.A. Clippers at Brooklyn 10:30 p.m. TNT — Houston at Portland NFL FOOTBALL 8 p.m. NFL — San Diego at Denver PREP BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN2 — Whitney Young (Ill.) at Apple Valley (Minn.) SOCCER 1 p.m. FS1 — UEFA Europa League, Swansea City at St. Gallen 3 p.m. FS1 — UEFA Europa League, Anji at Tottenham WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. FS1 — Kentucky at DePaulFOOTBALLNFL standings AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PANew England 10 3 0 .769 349 287 Miami 7 6 0 .538 286 276N.Y. Jets 6 7 0 .462 226 337Buffalo 4 9 0 .308 273 334 South W L T Pct PF PAy-Indianapolis 8 5 0 .615 313 316Tennessee 5 8 0 .385 292 318Jacksonville 4 9 0 .308 201 372Houston 2 11 0 .154 250 350 North W L T Pct PF PACincinnati 9 4 0 .692 334 244Baltimore 7 6 0 .538 278 261Pittsburgh 5 8 0 .385 291 312 Cleveland 4 9 0 .308 257 324 West W L T Pct PF PAx-Denver 11 2 0 .846 515 345Kansas City 10 3 0 .769 343 224San Diego 6 7 0 .462 316 291Oakland 4 9 0 .308 264 337 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PAPhiladelphia 8 5 0 .615 334 301 Dallas 7 6 0 .538 357 348 N.Y. Giants 5 8 0 .385 251 334 Washington 3 10 0 .231 279 407 South W L T Pct PF PANew Orleans 10 3 0 .769 343 243 Carolina 9 4 0 .692 298 188Tampa Bay 4 9 0 .308 244 291Atlanta 3 10 0 .231 282 362 North W L T Pct PF PADetroit 7 6 0 .538 346 321Chicago 7 6 0 .538 368 360Green Bay 6 6 1 .500 316 326 Minnesota 3 9 1 .269 315 395 West W L T Pct PF PAx-Seattle 11 2 0 .846 357 205San Francisco 9 4 0 .692 316 214Arizona 8 5 0 .615 305 257St. Louis 5 8 0 .385 289 308 x-clinched playoff spoty-clinched division Today’s Game San Diego at Denver, 8:25 p.m. Sunday’s Games 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’s Game Baltimore at Detroit, 8:40 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22 Tampa Bay at St. Louis, 1 p.m.Indianapolis at Kansas City, 1 p.m.Denver at Houston, 1 p.m.Miami at Buffalo, 1 p.m.New Orleans at Carolina, 1 p.m.Dallas at Washington, 1 p.m.Cleveland at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.Minnesota at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.Tennessee at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.Arizona at Seattle, 4:05 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Detroit, 4:05 p.m.Oakland at San Diego, 4:25 p.m.Pittsburgh at Green Bay, 4:25 p.m.New England at Baltimore, 4:25 p.m.Chicago at Philadelphia, 8:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23 Atlanta at San Francisco, 8:40 p.m.BASKETBALLNBA schedule Today’s Games L.A. Clippers at Brooklyn, 8 p.m.Houston at Portland, 10:30 p.m. Friday’s Games Cleveland at Orlando, 7 p.m.Charlotte at Indiana, 7 p.m.Philadelphia at Toronto, 7 p.m.New York at Boston, 7:30 p.m.Washington at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.Brooklyn at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.L.A. Lakers at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.Memphis at New Orleans, 8 p.m.Chicago at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m.Minnesota at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.Sacramento at Phoenix, 9 p.m.Utah at Denver, 9 p.m.Houston at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. AP Top 25 schedule Friday’s Games No. 16 Memphis vs. UALR, 8 p.m.No. 17 Iowa State vs. No. 23 Iowa, 9:30 p.m. No. 21 Colorado vs. Elon, 8:30 p.m. Saturday’s Games No. 1 Arizona at Michigan, NoonNo. 3 Ohio State vs. North Dakota State, 8:15 p.m. No. 4 Wisconsin vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1 p.m. No. 5 Michigan State at Oakland, 4 p.m. No. 6 Louisville vs. Western Kentucky, Noon No. 7 Oklahoma State vs. Louisiana Tech at Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, 2 p.m. No. 11 Kentucky at No. 18 North Carolina, 5:15 p.m. No. 12 Wichita State vs. Tennessee, 2 p.m. No. 13 Kansas vs. New Mexico at the Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo., 7 p.m. No. 15 Oregon vs. Illinois at the Moda Center, Portland, Ore., 9 p.m. No. 20 Gonzaga vs. South Alabama at KeyArena, Seattle, 10 p.m. No. 22 UMass vs. Northern Illinois, 3 p.m. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0422BAGATE THURSDAY EVENING DECEMBER 12, 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) Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (N) Grey’s Anatomy “Get up, Stand Up” Scandal “A Door Marked Exit” (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) The This Old House Hour Christmas With the MormonFrontline “Raising Adam Lanza” BBC World NewsTavis Smiley (N) 7-CBS 7 47 47Action News JaxCBS Evening NewsJudge Judy Two and Half MenBig Bang Theory(:31) The MillersThe Crazy OnesTwo and Half Men(:01) Elementary “Internal Audit” (N) Action News JaxLetterman 9-CW 9 17 17Meet the BrownsMeet the BrownsHouse of PayneHouse of PayneThe Vampire Diaries (N) Reign “Fated” (N) TMZ (N) Access HollywoodThe Of ce The Of ce 10-FOX 10 30 30Family Guy Family Guy Modern FamilyThe SimpsonsThe X Factor Elimination. 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A horse sees joy and sorrow during World War I. ‘PG-13’ Gigolos Masters of Sex ADULT SOFTBALL LEAGUE COURTESYWinfield Wildcats won first place in the Columbia County Adult Softball’s 2013 fall women’s league.COURTESYNAPA won first place in the Columbia County Adult Softball ’s 2013 fall co-ed league.COURTESYSilent Asylum won first place in the Columbia County Adult Softball’s 2013 fall men’s league. COURTESYStep Fitness at Turkey TrotStep Fitness Racing Team members, with times, who ran in th e Turkey Trot 10k in Gainesville on Thanksgiving Day are David King 48:02 (from left), Jas on Williams 48:04, Tony Richards 50:26, Michelle Richards 46:02 and Alexander McCollum 18:15 (fun run). Michelle Richards won the Overall Female Master Award. All runners finishe d in the top 10 percent. From staff reportsColumbia County Adult Softball winter league registration is under way through Jan. 10, with the fol-lowing schedule: Women’s league on Mondays, Church on Tuesdays, Men’s on Wednesdays and Co-ed on Thursdays. Cost is $250 at sign-up. For details, contact columbiacountyadult or call Pete Bonilla (623-6561) or Casandra Wheeler (365-2168). Winter league registration under way Auburn’sMalzahn, Mason receive SEC awardsAssociated PressBIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Southeastern Conference coaches have voted Auburn’s Gus Malzahn coach of the year, and picked his star tailback Tre Mason as the top offensive player. Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley and Missouri defensive end Michael Sam are co-defensive players of the year. The SEC released the winners on Wednesday.


DEAR ABBY: As the education director of the East Bay Bicycle Coalition, I work hard to encourage safe and courteous cycling for everyday transportation in Northern California. There are a number of points I would like to address to “Caring Reader, Sacramento, Calif.” (Sept. 13). “Caring” described seeing bicyclists run stop signs, not wear protective gear, texting/talking on cellphones, and suggested a greater enforcement of the law. Rolling through stop signs is, indeed, just as illegal as it is while driv-ing a vehicle, except in Idaho where cyclists may treat stop signs as yields. I encourage all cyclists and drivers to come to a complete stop at signs and signals, even when turning right, and especially when pedestrians are present. Talking or texting on a cellphone while biking isn’t currently illegal in the state of California. I feel that using cellphones while biking is an unsafe practice, and I encourage cyclists (or drivers) to sim-ply pull over before mak-ing or taking a call. Helmets are required gear only for bicyclists under the age of 18 in California. As an adult, I choose to wear one when I’m biking. However, it is not illegal for an adult to bike without a helmet. You said in your response that people who cycle at night should avoid wearing dark clothes to increase their visibility, but clothes color alone has been shown to have little or no effect on visibility in dark conditions. During low-light times of day like dawn or dusk, wear-ing bright or fluorescent clothes is a good strategy, but at night bicyclists should rely on lights and reflectors to be seen. The law in California stipulates that bicyclists must have a white headlight, a red rear reflector and yellow or white reflectors on their wheels or spokes as well as on their pedals, shoes or ankles. However, I also recommend adding to these required items: a red rear light, and additional lights and reflectors at the front, rear and sides of the bike, or on one’s clothing or helmet. Highlighting one’s silhouette with lights and reflectors, and apply-ing them to moving parts of one’s bike or body, will increase visibility substan-tially after dark. Abby, thanks for your attention to these issues. — ROBERT PRINZ, OAKLAND, CALIF. DEAR MR. PRINZ: You’re welcome. And thank you for kindly shar-ing your expertise with my readers. DEAR ABBY: Last year, my 40-year-old stepson, “Rod,” gave his father a beautiful robe for Christmas. The problem is, we had given the robe to Rod for Christmas sev-eral years ago. I didn’t say anything at the time, but, of course, I recognized it because I was the one who had bought it for him. Should I have said anything? Or was I right to have played dumb (which is what I did)? Rod has “saved” other presents we have given him and regifted them to us years later. This man has a high-paying job and isn’t hurting for money. I think what he’s doing is insulting. I have suggested not exchanging gifts, but he ignores me. What can I do about this in the future? — “RECYCLEE” DEAR “RECYCLEE”: Rod may have forgotten that he got the robe from you. As I see it, you have two choices. You can be offend-ed, or you can turn it into a joke. For this Christmas, give him the robe back. DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21April 19): Stay alert and be ready to make last-min-ute changes if necessary. Good fortune will be yours if you are astute, articulate and on top of your game. Keep your spending low and your intake high. Follow your head, not your heart. +++ TAURUS (April 20May 20): Get started early and don’t stop until you have completed every-thing on your work list. A chance to look for some-thing that will boost your confidence or update your look will bring about a wel-come surprise. Love is in the stars. +++ GEMINI (May 21June 20): Go where the action is and welcome any challenge that comes your way. Your persistence and bravado will help you con-nect with people who can change your future. The signal you send should be accurate and intentional. ++++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don’t leave work unfinished. Consistency will help secure your position. Now is not the time to slow down, but instead is the moment of truth as to what you have and are willing to offer. Romance will lead to an enchanting evening. ++++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don’t give in or give up. Spend what you can afford, nothing more. Take a break from people pres-suring you or asking for too much. Good friends and a little entertainment will help turn a demanding day into an eventful evening. ++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Get out and about. You will find great bar-gains if you shop and inter-esting information if you research or take part in industry events. Romance is on the rise. Socializing with people who share commonalities will lead to good times. +++++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Travel plans or engaging in social events will give you a chance to interact with people from unique backgrounds. Avoid a feud by staying out of a debate that develops between peers or friends. Physical activity will bring about positive changes. +++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23Nov. 21): Fix up your place. Comfort and practi-cality will make you feel at home and encourage you to entertain more. Your relationship with friends, relatives and neighbors will improve if you offer hospitality and cheer. Love is on the rise. +++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Make a quick decision and a fast move. Idle time will be what leads to trouble. Figure out your strategy and don’t waste time pur-suing your goal. A change at home or work appears to be beneficial. Talks will be successful. +++++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Good times are in order. Hospitality will show your heart is in the right place. Don’t feel you have to make a change because of what others do. Be true to yourself and you will not be lead astray. Protect what’s yours. ++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Don’t let money slip through your fingers. Impulse purchases will lead to the poorhouse. Concentrate on ways you can put your talents and skills to better use and earn more in return. Set up a budget and stick to it. ++++ PISCES (Feb. 19March 20): Act on instinct and judge others by how consistent and reliable they are. You can expand your plans and explore new endeavors, but you are best not to get involved in a joint venture. Don’t mix business with pleasure. +++ CELEBRITY CIPHER Abigail Van BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Common sense and courtesy keep bicyclists safe on the road Q Write Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. CLASSIC PEANUTS Page Editor: Emogene Graham, 754-0415 LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & COMICS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013 3B


4BLAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013 Classified Department: 755-5440 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 CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO.: 09-353-CANATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC,Plaintiff,vs.SHELLYJONES; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SHELLYJONES IF ANY; MARTHAP. JONES; UN-KNOWN SPOUSE OF MARTHAP. JONES IF ANY; ANYAND ALLUNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINSTTHE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUALDEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOTKNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAYCLAIM AN INTERESTAS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIM-ANTS; MORTGAGE ELECTRON-IC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.; FEDERALNATIONALMORTGAGE ASSOCIATION; JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POS-SESSION UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION #1 and #2, and ALLOTHER UN-KNOWN PARTIES, et. al.,Defendant(s).NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure date November 26, 2013, en-tered in Civil Case No.: 09-353-CAof the Circuit Court of the Third Ju-dicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein NATION-STAR MORTGAGE LLC, Plaintiff, and SHELLYJONES; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SHELLYJONES IF ANY; MARTHAP. JONES; UN-KNOWN SPOUSE OF MARTHAP. JONES IF ANY; ANYAND ALLUNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINSTTHE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUALDEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOTKNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAYCLAIM AN INTERESTAS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIM-ANTS; MORTGAGE ELECTRON-IC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.; FEDERALNATIONALMORTGAGE ASSOCIATION; JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POS-SESSION, are Defendants.I will sell to the highest bidder for cash, Third Floor of the Columbia County Courthouse, 173 NE Hernan-do Avenue, Lake City, FL32055 at 11:00 AM, on the 8th day of January 2014, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:LOT1, FRANK C. CUMMINGS SUBDIVISION UNIT1, ACCORD-ING TO THE PLATTHEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 6, PAGES 182 AND 183, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUM-BIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.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. After 60 days, only the owner of re-cord as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus.WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on November 27th, 2013.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF THE COURTBy: /s/ B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05542387December 12, 19, 2013 PUBLIC NOTICE Citizens Advisory Task Force Meet-ingThe Town of White Springs’s CDBG Citizens Advisory Task Force will hold a meeting on December 17, 2013 at 4:30 PM. The meeting will be conducted at Town Hall, 10363 Bridge Street, White Springs, FL. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss a proposed FFY2013 ap-plication to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) for a Small Cities Community Develop-ment Block Grant (CDBG) in an amount up to $600,000. For more information, please contact Shirley Heath, Town Clerk, at (386) 397-2310.05542491December 12, 2013 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILACTIONCASE NO.: 12-2011-CA-000554DIVISION:JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NA-TIONALASSOCIATION, Plaintiff,vs.JOSEPH RAULERESON, et al, De-fendant(s).NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Final Judgment of Mort-gage Foreclosure dated November 26, 2013 and entered in Case No. 12-2011-CA-000554 of the Circuit Court of the THIRD Judicial Circuit Legalin and for COLUMBIACounty, Florida wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONALAS-SOCIATION is the Plaintiff and JO-SEPH RAULERSON; JOSEPH RAULERSON, II A/K/AJOSEPH RAULERSON, III; THE UN-KNOWN BENEFICIARIES OF THE JOSEPH AND JOSEPH, II RAULERSSON FAMILYLAND TRUST, UNDER TRUSTAGREE-MENTDATED OCTOBER 10, 2006; ANYAND ALLUNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINSTTHE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUALDEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOTKNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAYCLAIM AN INTERESTAS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIM-ANTS; LANDWISE TRUSTSERV-ICES, LLC, AS TRUSTEE OF THE JOSEPH AND JOSEPH, II RAU-LERSON FAMILYLAND TRUST, UNDER TRUSTAGREEMENTDATED OCTOBER 10, 2006; GRAHAM & SONS ELECTRIC, INC.; STATE OF FLORIDA– DE-PARTMENTOR REVENUE; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at FRONTSTEPS OF THE COLUMBIACOUNTYCOURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 8th day of January, 2014 the follow-ing described property as set forth in said Final Judgment:SECTION 33: COMMENCE ATTHE NORTHEASTCORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST1/4 OF SECTION 33, TOWNSHIP1 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST; THENCE SOUTH 89 DE-GREES 04 MINUTES 42 SEC-ONDS WEST, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SOUTH-EAST1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST1/4, ADISTANCE OF 444.94 FEETFOR APOINTOF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 42 SEC-ONDS WEST, ALONG SAID NORTH LINE 664.73 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 08 MINUTES 54 SECONDS EAST, 210.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 42 SEC-ONDS EAST, 282.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 08 MINUTES 54 SECONDS EAST, 203.80 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 42 SEC-ONDS EAST, 384.21 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 21 MINUTES 09 SECONDS WEST, ADISTANCE OF 413.79 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING, BE-ING AND LYING IN THE SOUTH-EAST1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST1/4 OF SECTION 33, TOWNSHIP1 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, CO-LUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH ACERTAIN 2001 CHAMPION MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS AFIX-TURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO: VIN# 11437940.A/K/A266 NE EVANSTON LN, 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 27, 2013.P. DeWitt CasonClerk of the Circuit CourtBy: /s/ B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05542389December 12, 19, 2013 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILACTIONCASE NO.: 12-2012-CA-000716DIVISION:JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NA-TIONALASSOCIATION, Plaintiff,vs.ANNARAINBOLT, et al, Defend-ant(s).NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANTTO CHAPTER 45NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN Pur-suant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure dated November 22, 2013, and entered in Case No. 12-2012-CA-000716 of the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit in and for Co-lumbia County, Florida in which JPMorgan Chase Bank, National As-sociation, is the Plaintiff and Anna Rainbolt, Daniel Rainbolt, Tenant #1, Tenant #2, The Unknown Spouse of Anna Rainbolt, The Unknown Spouse of Daniel Rainbolt, are de-fendants, the Columbia County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the third floor of the Columbia County Courthouse at 173 N.E. Her-nando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055, Columbia County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 8th day of January, 2014, the following described prop-erty as set forth in said Final Judg-ment of Foreclosure:COMMENCE ATTHE NORTH-WESTCORNER OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP5 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 03 SECONDS EASTALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 1, ADISTANCE OF 644.25 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 0 DE-GREES 16 MINUTES 51 SEC-ONDS EAST, 24.88 FEETTO THE SOUTH RIGHTOF WAYOF LIT-TLES ROAD AND THE POINTOF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 28 MI-NUTES 53 SECONDS EASTALONG SAID RIGHTOF WAY, 124.71 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 0 DEGREES 16 MINUTES 51 SECONDS EAST, 180.00 FEET; RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 28 MI-NUTES 53 SECONDS WEST, 124.71 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 0 DEGREES 16 MINUTES 51 SECONDS WEST, 180.00 FEETTOTHE POINTOF BEGINNING.A/K/A123 SWSOUTHWOOD WAY, LAKE CITY, FL32024-1770 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed-ing, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis-tance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jacquetta Bradley, ADACoordinator, Third Judicial Circuit, P.O. Box 1569, Lake City, Florida, at (386) 719-7428 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired, call (800) 955-8770. To file response please contact Columbia County Clerk of Court, 173 N.E. Hernando Ave., Lake City, FL32056-2069; Fax: (386) 758-1337.Dated in Columbia County, Florida this 26th day of November, 2013.Clerk of the Circuit CourtColumbia County, FloridaBy: /S/ B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05542391December 12, 19, 2013 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITOF FLORIDAIN AND FOR COLUM-BIACOUNTYGENERALJURIS-DICTION DIVISIONCASE NO. 13000562CAAXMXJAMES B. NUTTER & COMPA-NY, Plaintiff,vs.UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIA-RIES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CRED-ITORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALLO, et. al., Defendant(s).NOTICE OF ACTION – CON-STRUCTIVE SERVICETO: UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFI-CIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANT-EES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALLOTHERS WHO MAYCLAIM AN INTERESTIN THE ESTATE OF BARBARAR. MORRELL, DE-CEASEDwhose residence is unknown if he/she/they be living; and if he/she/they be dead, the unknown defendants who may be spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, and all parties claiming an interest by, through, under or against the De-fendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described in the mortgage being foreclosed here-in.YOU ARE HEREBYNOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mort-gage on the following property:LOT33, OF TURKEYRUN, ASUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE MAPOR PLATTHEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 7, AGES 116-117, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAhas been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on counsel for Plaintiff, whose address is 6409 Congress Avenue, Suite 100, Boca Raton, Florida 33487 on or be-fore December 27, 2013 (30 days from the date of First Publication of this Notice) and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or im-mediately thereafter; otherwise a de-fault will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition filed herein.WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court at County, Florida, this 27th day of November 2013.CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTBY: /s/ B. ScippioDEPUTYCLERK05542430December 12, 19, 2013 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISIONCASE NO. 13-242-CPIN RE: ESTATE OFVERONICAJANE BAKER,deceased.NOTICE TO CREDITORSThe administration of the estate of VERONICAJANE BAKER, de-ceased, whose date of death was September 23, 2013; File Number 13-242-CP, is pending in the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055. The names and addresses of the personal repre-sentative and the personal represen-tative'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 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SETFORTH ABOVE, AN CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECE-DENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.The date of first publication of this notice is: December 5, 2013.Personal Representative:/s/ CHARLES DENNIS GREENE38 NWFiddler LaneLake City, Florida 32055Attorneys for Personal Representa-tive:FEAGLE & FEAGLE, ATTOR-NEYS, P.A.By: /s/ Mark E. FeagleFlorida Bar No. 0576905153 NE Hernando AvenuePost Office Box 1653Lake City, Florida 32056-1653386/752-7191mefeagle@bellsouth.net05542317December 5, 12, 2013 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE 3RD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISION:CASE NO.: 12-535-CAWELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.,Plaintiff,vs.JOSEPH L. PICCIONI A/K/AJO-SEPH PICCIONI; FLORIDACREDITUNION; JESSICAPIC-CIONI; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JESSICAPICCIONI; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOSEPH L. PICCIONI A/K/AJOSEPH PICCIONI; UN-KNOWN TENANTIN POSSES-SION OF THE SUBJECTPROPER-TY,Defendants.NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure dated the 26 day of November, 2013, and entered in Case No. 12-535-CA, of the Circuit Court of the 3RD Judicial Circuit in and for Co-lumbia County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. is the Plaintiff and JOSEPH L. PICCIONI A/K/AJOSEPH PICCIONI FLORI-DACREDITUNION JESSICAPICCIONI UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JESSICAPICCIONI; and UN-KNOWN SPOUSE OF JOSEPH L. PICCIONI A/K/AJOSEPH PICCIO-NI UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECTPROPERTYare defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the, Columbia County Courthouse, 173 N.E. HERNANDO AVENUE, LAKE CITY, FL32055, 11:00 AM on the 8th day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:LOT5, VELMAPERRYSUBDIVI-SION, ASUBDIVISION ACCORD-ING TO THE PLATTHEREOF RE-CORDED IN PLATBOOK 6, PAGE 175 OF THE PUBLIC RE-CORDS OF COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDASUBJECTTO ANON EXCLUSIVE EASEMENTFOR ROADWAYPURPOSES OVER AND ACROSS THE NORTH 60.0 FEETOF THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTY.TOGETHER WITH THATCER-TAIN 1986 CLARK SINGLE WIDE MOBILE HOME IDENTIFIED BYVIN NUMBERS: LFLCM1AF517010936ANYPERSON CLAIMING AN IN-TERESTIN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUSTFILE ACLAIM 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 this notice to appear. Individuals who are hearing impaired should call (800) 955-8771. Individuals who are voice impaired should call (800) 955-8770.Dated this 27 day of November, 2013P. DEWITTCASONClerk Of The Circuit CourtBy: B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05542372December 12, 19, 2013REPORTER Classifieds In Print and On LAKE CITY REPORTER This Reporter Works For You! 755-5440Classifieds 755-5445 Circulation REPORTER Classifieds In Print and On


Classified Department: 755-5440 LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIED THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013 5B Self-Propelled V acuum/Chipper/Shredder Like new. $699 Call 386-754-0854 Legal IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISION CASE NO.: 12-2013-CA-000526 DIVISION: OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC, Plaintiff, v. EDGAR A. BLALOCK; JULIANNE BLALOCK; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT#2; ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINSTANAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOTKNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PA R TIES MAYCLAIM AN INTERESTAS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION T O: EDGAR A. BLALOCK Last Known Address: 1991 SE County Road 252, Lake City, Florida 32025 Current Address: Unknown Previous Address: Unknown T O: ALLOTHER UNKNOWN PA R TIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINSTANAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOTKNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PA R TIES MAYCLAIM AN INTERESTAS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS whose residence is unknown if he/she/they be living; and if he/she/they be dead, the unknown Defendants who may be spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, and all parties claiming an interest by, through, under or against the Defendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described in the mortgage being foreclosed herein. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Columbia County, Florida: LOT3, COUNTRYCREEK SUBDIVISION, AS PER THE PLAT RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 4, P AGE 81, PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA. This property is located at the Street address of: 1991 SE County Road 252, Lake City, Florida 32025 YOU ARE REQUIRED to serve a copy of your written defenses on or before December 26, 2013, a date which is within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Elizabeth R. W ellborn, P.A., Plaintiffs Attorney, whose address is 350 Jim Moran Blvd., Suite 100, Deerfield Beach, Florida 33442, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiffs Attorney, or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or Petition. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in Lake City Reporter. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who requires accommodations in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of certain assistance. Individuals with a disability who require special accommodations in order to participate in a court proceeding should contact the ADACoordinator, 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055, (386) 719-7428, within two (2) business days of receipt of notice to appear. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on November 25, 2013. P. DEWITTCASON CLERK OF THE COURT By: /s/ B. Scippio Deputy Clerk 05542431 December 12, 19, 2013 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITOF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY. CIVILACTION NO. 13-803-DR IN RE: The Marriage of HAROLD EARLJOHNSON, Husband/Respondent, and VICKIE DARNELL, W ife/Petitioner. NOTICE OF ACTION TO HAROLD EARLJOHNSON Last know address: 7777 98th Place Live Oak, Florida 32060 YOU ARE HEREBYNOTIFIED that a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage and Other Relief has been filed against you in the above styled cause, and you are required to serve a copy of your answer or pleading to the Petition upon the Wifes Attorneys, ROBERTA. SANDOW, Post Office Box 2818, Lake City, Florida 32056, and to file the original thereof in the office of the Clerk of the above styled Court whose name and address is P. DEWITTCASON, Clerk of Circuit Court, Post Office Box 2069, Lake City, Florida 32056 on or before January 16, 2014 if you care to contest the same; otherwise, the allegations set forth in the Petition will be taken as confessed by you, and a Default may be entered against you. DONE AND ORDERED in Lake City, Florida, this 10th day of December, 2013 P. DEWITTCASON By: /s/ Sol. S. Rodriguez Deputy Clerk 05542498 December 12, 19, 26, 2013 January 2, 2014 THE TOWN OF WHITE SPRINGS FIRSTPUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The Town of White Springs is considering submitting an application for funding of up to $600,000 through the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) under the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program for FFY2013. These funds must be used for one of the following purposes: 1. To benefit low and moderate income persons; or 2. To aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight; or 3. To meet other community development needs of recent origin having a particular urgency because existing conditions pose a serious and immediate threat to the health or welfare of the community and where other financial resources are not available to meet such needs. The categories of activities for which these funds may be used are in the areas of housing, neighborhood revitalization, commercial revitalization, Legal or economic development and include such improvement activities as acquisition of real property, loans to private-for-profit business, purchase of machinery and equipment, construction of infrastructure, rehabilitation of houses and commercial buildings, and energy conservation. Additional information regarding the range of activities that may be undertaken will be provided at the public hearing. For each activity that is proposed, at least 51% of the funds must benefit low and moderate income persons. In developing an application for submission to DEO, the Town of White Springs must plan to minimize displacement of persons as a result of planned CDBG activities. In addition, the Town of White Springs has developed a plan to assist displaced persons. The public hearing to receive citizen views concerning the community's economic and community development needs will be held at Town Hall, 10363 Bridge Street, White Springs, FL32096 on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. For information concerning the public hearing, contact Shirley Heath, Town Clerk at (386) 397-2310. The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible location. Any handicapped person requiring an interpreter for the hearing impaired or the visually impaired should contact Shirley Heath at least five calendar days prior to the meeting and an interpreter will be provided. Any non-English speaking person wishing to attend the public hearing should contact Shirley Heath at least five calendar days prior to the meeting and a language interpreter will be provided. To access a Telecommunication Device for Deaf Persons (TDD) please call (800) 955-8771. Any handicapped person requiring special accommodation at this meeting should contact Shirley Heath at least five calendar days prior to the meeting. A Fair Housing Workshop will be conducted immediately after the public hearing on the same date and at the same location. EQUALOPPORTUNITYEMPLOYMENT, HANDICAPACCESSIBLE AND FAIR HOUSING JURISDICTION. THIS LOCALGOVERNMENTSUPPORTS THE EMPLOYMENTOF SECTION 3 & W/MBE PERSONS. 05542490 December 12, 2013 100 Job Opportunities 05542121 The 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 or mail to: Attn: Theresa Westberry 180 East Duval Street, Lake City, Fl 32055 05542347 PRESSROOM 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 CNIs Franklin Region newspapers. Email resume, salary requirements and three professional references to: or mail to: Rachel Hoskins, Franklin Regional Publisher, PO Box 350, Franklin, NC 28744. 05542427 W orld Class CEMENT MANUFACTURER is in need of experienced Electrical Maintenance T echnician to install, maintain, and repair electric and electronic equipment. Duties include, but are not limited to: High and low voltage tests and troubleshooting; electric control, piping, wiring, pneumatic, & hydraulic controls, air conditioning, operate mobile equipment, weigh feeders, calibration & troubleshooting, Shenck & Pfister Systems, test, calibrate & troubleshoot; & assist with departments needs as necessary. HS Diploma or equivalent preferred. Experience Required. Position requires working rotating shifts, holidays, weekends, overtime & accept call-ins after hours. Suwannee American Cement, located in Branford, FL. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Qualified applicants send resumes to or fax to Human Resources: 386-935-5071. 100 Job Opportunities Administrative Assistant needed must be flexible, great personality, outgoing, salary negotiable, plus benefits. Send reply to Box 05113, C/O The Lake City Reporter, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL, 32056 COOKS & Servers Experience Only If you love what you do Contact Country Skillit 1-3pm 41/441 S. of 75 Gilman Building Products Co is accepting applications for Security Guard at the Sawmill located in Lake Butler. Ahigh school diploma or equivalent is required. Computer knowledge is required. We have competitive rates & 401K, dental & health insurance, paid vacation & holidays & promotional opportunities. This position is night shift and every weekend. Interested applicants should apply in person from 8:00 AM until 3:30 PM at the front office. HOUSEKEEPER NEEDED in Wellborn area. Monday's 10am-3pm, $65. 386-362-8165. IMMEDIATE HIRING Mini Bus Driver Must have CDL +P Local Route from Lake City Monday through Friday, no weekends, no holidays Must be friendly and professional Fax or Email Resume 386-935-3700, Openings Immediately NOWHIRING Full time Experienced Servers ONLYneed apply. Apply in person, No phone calls please. IHOP, Lake City OFFICE MANAGER Full-time for busy office. Hrs Mon-Fri with some weekends. Must be flexible, Salary negotiable, paid vacation & health ins. Located in Live Oak. Send reply to Box 05112, C/O The Lake City Reporter, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL, 32056 W ANTED Legal Secretary/Paralegal local law firm. Want someone with legal experience/training, willing to teach a highly-motivated person who has newly-graduated with a paralegal concentration. Fax resume to: 386-719-4788. Whack A-Do now hiring Stylist. Full time/Part time Hourly pay + commission. No Clientel needed Full Service or Just Hair Cuts. Contact Darlene. 386-984-6738 120 Medical Employment 05542402 RNS/LPNS 7a-7Pand 7p-7a OPENINGS in a 180 SNF and Rehab Center, full time, excellent benefits, 1-2 years experience in a similar field preferred. Admissions and Marketing Asst ., FT, must be knowledgeable in admissions requirements in a skilled nursing facility with at least 2 years experience. Apply in person at Suwannee Health Care Center 1620 Helvenston St., Live Oak, FL32064. Te l 386-362-7860 05542455 UFLake City CardiovascularCenter W anted part-time RN, 20 very flexible hours per week. ACLS certified require, Cardiology exp. preferred. Please send resume to An Equal Opportunity Institute Drug-Free Workplace Check Out Clerk High volume, fast paced Medical facility seeking a Checkout Clerk. Duties include Cash handling, schedule appointments, data entry. Knowledge of medical terminology and medical insurance. Medical office Exp Preferred. If you display a friendly, professional and courteous manner. Please send your resume to OPHTHALMIC TECHNICIAN General Ophthalmology Practice in Lake City needs Ophthalmic T echnician F/Tor P/T Experience Preferred Fax resume 386-755-7561 PT CNA or MA needed for medical office on T, W, TH 8a-5p. Fax resume to (386) 754-1712 Y outh 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 For any and all inquiries please call 386-205-9914. Qualified candidates will be contacted directly to schedule an interview time. 240 Schools & Education 05542377 INTERESTED in a Medical Career? Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp Nursing Assistant, $499 next class12/9/2013 Phlebotomy national certification, $800 next class1/13/2014 LPN APRIL14, 2014 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or 310 Pets & Supplies CREAM COLOR Bobtail Male kitten, 8 weeks, litter box trained. Free to good home Contact 386-288-2504, 288-4481 FREE TO good home 12 year old female black lab mix, all shots, heartworm meds incl., single dog family. 386-752-0995 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. 405 Bicycles DELUXE ADULT T ricycle. Full size, extra wide seat. Front & back brakes, fenders. Good condition. $200. 386-961-5517 407 Computers DESKTOPCOMPUTERS Referbished/cleaned 100% ready, $40 and up. Repair, trades. Not a dealer. 386-697-5871 408 Furniture Dark Green Reliner, very clean, no pets. $75. 386-754-0023 LT Blue multi color couch V ery clean, no pets $100 386-754-0023 410 Lawn & Garden Equipment Self-propelled v acuum/chipper/shredder Like new. $699 386-754-0854 or 239-671-9235 420 W anted to Buy K&H TIMBER We Buy Pine Hardwood & Cypress. Large or small tracts. Call 386-288-6875. 430 Garage Sales 721 COLEGATE Rd, Ft White. All day Saturday 12/14, Living room, kitchen & patio Furniture. MULTI-FAMILYINDOOR Fri. 12/13 & Sat. 12/14, 8am-2pm 1420 SWMain Blvd. (Old Sunshine Hardware Bldg.) PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 440 Miscellaneous 12 FT Christmas Tree Nice and Full $80 352-339-8575 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 630 Mobile Homes forRent 2 & 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 386-867-1833 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 386-867-1833 3BR/2BADWMH on 1 acre private lot, $700/mo 1st+last+dep requiredlocated in Ellisville. No pets.Contact 352-870-5144 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 710 Unfurnished Apt. ForRent 2BR/1BAAPT. CH/A $500. mo $500 dep. No pets 386-697-4814 A LANDLORD Y ou Can Love! 2 br Apts $600. & up + sec. Great area. CH/Awasher/dryer hookups. 386-758-9351 or 352-208-2421 710 Unfurnished Apt. ForRent 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 W est of I-75, deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups & patio. $625-$750 plus SEC. 386-438-4600 Large & clean 1br/1ba apt. CH/Alg walk in closet. Close to town. $395. mo and $350. dep. (904)563-6208 Nice Apt Downtown. Remodeled 1 bdrm. Kitchen, dining, LR $475. mo plus sec. Incld pest control. 386-362-8075 or 386-754-2951 UPDATED APT, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 720 Furnished Apts. ForRent ROOMS FOR Rent. Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. W eekly or monthly rates. 1 person $145, 2 persons $155. weekly 386-752-5808 STUDIO APT. FOR RENT All utilities included & Cable, $500 month + $300 sec. deposit. Call 386-697-9950 730 Unfurnished Home ForRent 05542452 Lake City 4BR/2BA 1836SF $850 Nice house, repainted inside. 3BR/1.5BA 1357SF $800 Great location (off Bascom Norris) 3-4BR/1BA 1592SF $800 Brick; Fenced yard; Storage Bldg. Lloyd Peterson 386-961-9959(w) 386-397-3362 (c) 2BR/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 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 750 Business & Office Rentals Oakbridge Office Complex Professional Office Available 725 SE Baya Dr Call 752-4820 805 Lots 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 pymt, $24,900, ($256 month) 352-215-1018 Nice 6.65 acre tract of vacant land. W ell, septic & power pole. Ready for your site built or MH. $44,000 MLS85624 Results Realty Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473 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. 810 Home forSale 3br/2ba In Colubmia County. Large master suite w/glamour bath & split floor plan. on 1/2 acre $174,900 MLS83469 Swift Creek Realty 800-833-0499 3br/2ba on 1 acre! On a beautifully landscaped yard. Lg Master complete w/garden tub. Lg open kit w/lots of cabinets. $137,500 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 810 Home forSale LG 4br/2ba DWMH on 4.95 acres. FP, lg rooms w/walk-in-closets, master bath w/garden tub, open kit w/lots of cabinet space. $94,995 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 Located in Live Oak 3br/2ba DWMH on 1 acre. New carpet, lg rooms, open kit w/island, spacious master w/garden tub. $64,995 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 STARTOUTor retire in this immaculate, fully furnished home for only $51,000 Nate Sweat (386)628-1552 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#82545 SPACIOUS 4BR/2BAbrick home on 3.28 acres, pool, detached garage and pole barn! $169,000 Janet Creel (386) 719-0382 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#83668 LOCATION! Great 3BR home overlooking Lake Isabella, new windows, doors & carpet $69,900 Debbie King (386)365-3886 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#84387 GORGEOUS and immactulate 3BR/2BAhome on 5 acres, must see! $124,990 Anite Toneti (386)697-3780 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#85544 Rustic cypress log cabin 2br/1ba w/solar panels. Wood stove & gas range. 18 acres fenced. MLS81761 $94,999 Remax Professionals Jo Lytte 365-2821 Nice mini farm on 2 ac. fenced & cross fencd w/water for livestock. 2br/2ba, all appliances new. $45,000 Results Realty Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473 MLS82569 Beautiful home, pool, tile, carpet & hickory flooring, FPwith gas insert, granite in baths. $225,000 FPw/gas insert MLS84384 Remax Sandy Kishton 344-0433 Centry 21-Darby Rogers Custom built. Open floor plan w/oversized custom island kit. Master suite has lg sitting area. $199,900 MLS 84561 HeatherCraig 466-9223 Century 21-Darby Rogers Price Reduced! Recently remodeled trilevel home, lg open kitchen w/lots of cabinets. $199,000 MLS84683 HeatherCraig 466-9223 Retirement living 55+ 2br/2ba, open kit w/bar & dining room, lg br, office /craft w/lots of windows $80,000 MLS84702 Denise Milligan-Bose Realty 397-3313 3br/2ba in Union County on 1.3+/acres! Upgrades incl gorgeous cabinetry, granite countetops, 10ceilings. $235,000 MLS84716 Swift Creek Realty 800-833-0499 7+/acres! 4br/2.5ba, in Union County. Built in 2001. Very spacious w/many upgrades. Amust see! $289,900 MLS84803 Swift Creek Realty 800-833-0499 Lg Manufactured 4br/2ba, 2040sq ft, covered fr porch, screen back porch, island in kit, laundry off kit. $110,000 MLS84966 Denise Milligan-Bose Realty 397-3313 V ery private 4br/2ba country brick on 5 horse ready acres. Fenced & cross fenced. Lg barn/workshop MLS85044 $213,900 Remax Professionals Jo Lytte 365-2521 2br/2ba home, w/upgraded kit cabinets, enclosed sunroom. Master br has 2 closets & shower. 2nd bd has full bath. MLS85066 $70,000 Remax Sandy Kishton 344-0433 Solid Brick 3br/2ba, great room, fam room. Open back patio overlooks private back yard, 1 acre. MLS85098 $185,000 Remax Sandy Kishton 344-0433 W ell maintained custom built, many unique features. Split floor plan, plus more! $349,999 Centry 21 Darby Rogers MLS85308 HeatherCraig 466-9223 3B Wood look vinyl in kitchen & dining room. 1 acre fenced. Piece of country just minutes to I-75 $499,000 MLS85528 Jo Lytte 365-2821 Remax Professionals Brick 3br/1ba, corner lot, near shopping, parks, schools, screen porch, wooded deck, fenced back yard. $94,000 Denise MilliganBose Realty 397-3313 MLS85637 820 Farms & Acreage 10 ACRES with w/ss/pp. Owner financed, low down payment Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 4 1/2 acre lot. Lake Jeffery Road. Gorgeous Oaks!Paved Rd Owner Financing! NO DOWN! $59,900. $525mo 352-215-1018. www 830 Commercial Property HOME/OFFICE Building in town with 1,564 sq. ft., very nice! Only $95,000 (386) 719-0382 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#85234 860 Investment Property LOADED Hunting camp on 89 acres with everything (call for list) you need! $299,000 Rob Edwards (386)965-0763 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#85131 RECYCLE YOUR Lake City Reporter


6B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013 Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0420 6BSports Jump New Patient Exam and Necessary X-rays DO150, DO330 First-time patient Reg. $136 $ 29 SAVINGS OF $107 Expires December 31, 2013 ASPEN DENTAL GROUP Formerly Boyette Plumbing Full Service Plumbing Commercial & Residential Over 25 years experience 386-752-0776 Senior citizen and Military discount CFC1428686 Backow prevention (Installation and Certication) Lake City Reporter By BRANDON FINLEY Columbia Highs Lady Tiger soccer team had mixed results in the Timberwolf Classic in Tallahassee. Columbia came away with a 1-2 record over the weekend. Lincoln and Chiles high schools both netted wins over Columbia, but the Lady Tigers were able to defeat Maclay. The girls played very well this past weekend, Columbia head coach Lindsay McCardle said. We played Lincoln Friday night and lost 4-1. Krysten Giebeig got the goal in the second half off a break away. It was a nicely placed ball to the corner, beauti ful goal. The girls worked hard, but fell short. In the first game on Saturday the Lady Tigers played Maclay and came away with a 2-1 win. The girls came out hard and definitely wanted the win, McCardle said. It wasnt until the second half that Krysten played a ball to Natalia Pardo, and Natalia found the net to put us up 1-0. Several minutes later, Delanie Redmond found the back of the net to put us up 2-0. Maclay was able to score a goal in the last 10 minutes of the game. I was beyond thrilled to get a hard fought win. Columbia ended the tour nament with a district loss against Chiles. Considering we had played two games prior to that and they had not, I will say they were at an advantage, McCardle said. Chiles mercy ruled us the last time we played them, so to finish the game only going down 3 goals, Id say is progress. I am beyond proud of my soc cer team and the dedication and sweat they are giving every day at practice and in games. Donielle Harrington had over 40 saves during the tournament. Harrington was named the MVP in two of the Lady Tigers three games. She had some amaz ing saves, McCardle said. Im very proud of her. Brittney Lee who played strong in the back, she was consistently on point each game. I even moved her to a forward position to get more speed up top. She played well in both positions, sweeper and for ward. The Lady Tigers travel to Oak Hall School at 6 p.m. tonight for their last game before Chirstmas. Columbia soccer Columbia High fell 5-0 at Gainesville High on Tuesday. The Tigers play host to Taylor County High at 7 p.m. tonight in Lake City. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Fort White High striker Mallory Sealey moves the ball around Columbia Highs Brittney Lee during a game on Oct. 28. Split results for Lady Tigers Jags want to resign Jones-Drew By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer JACKSONVILLE The Jacksonville Jaguars want running back Maurice Jones-Drew back next sea son. Jones-Drew is doing all he can to make it happen. Hes sharing carries, playing through injuries and complaining about nothing. Hes all in, fully committed to whats hap pening in Jacksonville under coach Gus Bradley, general manager Dave Caldwell and owner Shad Khan. I want to be here, Jones-Drew said. Its a fun environment. Its different than Ive ever been a part of. It works. It takes time to build anything. Its starting to turn around for us, and were starting to play well. Thats exciting. It also might keep JonesDrew from testing the freeagent market. Jones-Drew has three games remaining on a fiveyear, $31 million contract he signed in 2009.


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