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1 THIS WEEKEND Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park Weddings Expo preview, 6A. CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 139, No. 242 TODAYS WEATHER Opinion . . . . . . 4ACalendar . . . . . . . . 5, 6AObituaries . . . . . 5AAdvice & Comics . . 3BPuzzles . . . . . . . 4B SPORTS Fort White undefeated in regular season play, 1B. 63 49 Chance of rain, 2A Lake City ReporterTHURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2014 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75¢ LAKECITYREPORTER.COM Floridas still frozen. Photos, 6A. AMANDA WILLIAMSON /Lake City ReporterHospital merger still on goWarning shot bill aimed toward passageBy MARGIE MENZELThe News Service of FloridaTALLAHASSEE A bill that would grant immunity to Floridians who show guns or fire warning shots in self-defense could be poised to pass this year after failing to get a hearing in 2013. The so-called warningshot bill (SB 448), which would amend the states controversial stand your ground self-defense law, cleared its first Senate panel on Wednesday. After listening to descriptions of Floridians serving 20-year sentences for firing warning shots to defend themselves or others, the Senate Criminal Justice Committee unanimously passed the bill by commit-tee Chairman Greg Evers, R-Baker. One member of the panel, Sen. Charlie Dean, a for-mer Citrus County sheriff, even asked House sponsor Neil Combee to consider adding an amendment that would expunge the criminal records of people charged in this way; Combee said he would. What part of innocence do we not understand? By AMANDA WILLIAMSONawilliamson@lakecityreporter.com Health Management Associates Inc. shareholders have approved the companys sale to competitor Community Health Systems, a process that has been going on since at least July when the two companies agreed to the merger. HMAs board recommended in November that shareholders vote for the sale a deci-sion that will affect at least 24 hospitals in Florida. The deal values Naples-based HMA at $13.78 per share. The companies have put the total value of the cash-and-stock transaction at $7.6 billion, including HMAs $3.7 billion debt. Community Health Systems Inc., based in Franklin, Tenn., offered to buy HMA in late June. The transaction is expected to close Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterColumbia High School students get back into the swing of things on Wednesday after an extended winter vacation due to cold weather. Would have no effect on possible sale of hospital building by LSHA. By AMANDA WILLIAMSONawilliamson@lakecityreporter.com As the Columbia County School District heads into its first week back from the holi-days, the school superintendent said every-thing is on track in terms of finances, testing and student progress. According to superintendent Terry Huddleston the second semester is the final push by teachers to prepare for FCAT and end-of-course exams. The district contin-ues to implement programs and curriculum started in the fall with an emphasis on stan-dards the students may be struggling with. Above all else, every school is safe and every child is learning, Huddleston said. We prepare our students by teaching to the standards, contrary to what people think about teaching to the test. FCAT testingEach school has pacing guides that help teachers with instruction in the weeks lead-ing up to FCAT and advise them to focus on standards they know experienced county-wide deficiencies last year. In addition, teachers are continuing to educate their students on new materials in the second half of the year. Both semesters should be equally rigorous, Huddleston said. If were worried about getting rigorous now to prepare for the assessments, were in sad shape, he said. That goes back to my comment: You cannot teach to the test. FCAT testing starts in late February with FCAT Writing, followed in April with FCAT Reading, Science and Mathematics. Near the end of April, students can expect to begin the spring end-of-course exams. Parents should make sure their children come prepared to school by ensuring they are well-rested. Each child should eat break-fast and maintain a positive attitude. Huddleston believes students should practice those habits at the beginning of the school year. The emphasis on the importance of education should start on the first day of school, not just on FCAT days, he said. Tight financesBefore the Jan. 28 Columbia County School Board meeting, the board will hold a budget workshop to catch up on recent financial changes since the last meeting in early December. The finances are still very, very tight, Huddleston said. It appears we are still slowly making the climb to improve our financial situation. But its a very slow pro-cess. Financial director Bonnie Penner will be present during the workshop to talk about the present state of financial affairs. Specific numbers for how the district is doing will be presented on Tuesday, Jan. 28. On Tuesday, Jan. 14, the board will be presented with the five-year technology net-work workplan to discover how much it will cost to bring the districts digital materials up to date. For example, the schools need to increase bandwidth to meet the state legisla-tive needs on testing online. Currently, the districts biggest challenge is ensuring that it meets ever-changing state requirements such as developing end-of-course exams for every non-state administered test. Looking aheadThe district continues to watch its personnel and who is hired, Huddleston said. He met with staff on Monday and Wednesday to decide what current vacancies are critical. Next week, the district begins Celebrate BACK TO SCHOOL Second semester starts off strong Columbia High School student Lucas Bradley, 17, works on a math problem in Denise Nordmeyers algebra II class on Wednesday. SCHOOLS continued on 3A Neighbor threatenedwith knife, says reportBy STEVEN RICHMONDsrichmond@lakecityreporter.comSheriffs deputies arrested a local man suspected of entering a neighbors home and threat-ening to kill the occu-pant with a kitchen knife, CCSO reports. William L. Bryles, 47, of 4826 S US 441, was having drinks with his neighbor and other unnamed individuals around 9:48 p.m. Monday, accord-ing to the arrest report. A witness said a verbal dispute began and Bryles left the residence, only to return minutes later with a kitchen WARNING continued on 3A BRYLES continued on 3A Bryles HOSPITAL continued on 3A
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Record highRecord low Normal month-to-dateNormal year-to-date THU 6349 FRI 7456 SAT 7456 SUN 7049 MON 6845 WEATHER BY-THE-DAY 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 ThuFriSatSunMonTueWed 65 52 59 76 66 5050 52 32 33 51 36 3030 Actual highActual low Average highAverage low REGIONAL FORECAST MAP for Thursday, Jan. 9 Thursday's highs/Thursday night's low 3 Moderate mins to burn 40 Slight chance ofrain showers Mostly cloudy Chance ofrain showers Cloudy Partly cloudy Partly cloudy 2:41 a.m. HI LOHI LOHI LOHI LOHI LO 2014 0.19" 1:46 p.m. PEOPLE IN THE NEWS AROUND FLORIDA Jacksonville school gets new name JACKSONVILLE A Jacksonville high school named after a former Confederate general and the co-founder of the Ku Klux Klan has a new name. The Duval County School Board voted Tuesday night to change Nathan B. Forrest High to Westside High. The school has been known as Nathan B. Forrest since 1959. It now carries the name of the neighbor-hood its located in. Area newspapers reported that the vote was unanimous and drew no discussion from board members. The vote ended a decades-long controversy over the schools name. A school advisory council had asked the board to change the name in 2007, but then-board members voted 5-2 against the change. Superintendent Nikolai Vittisaid a poll of students and the community indi-cated that people preferred Westside High to a second option, Firestone High, which is the name of the street where the school is located. New school board rules prohibit naming schools after people. School board members moved to remove Forrests name from the school after public forums and discus-sions. Joan Miller Cooper, an alumna who has advo-cated keeping the old school name, told the school board that the name Westside is too closely associated with the Westside Mafia gang. We all know what effect a bad name can have on students and a school, Cooper said. Theres noth-ing to be proud of there. The school district has estimated that changing signs uniforms and other items will cost about $400,000. But Trey Csar, president of the Jacksonville Public Education Fund, said that is a small amount of the districts $1.5 billion bud-get and shouldnt be rea-son to keep the old school name.Stand Your Ground mom in trouble JACKSONVILLE A Jacksonville woman who spent 21 months in jail after unsuccessfully invok-ing Floridas so-called stand your ground law as a defense for firing a gun at her husband is now facing parole violation charges. Prosecutors say Marissa Alexander violated her home detention by making short trips to places near her home. But Alexanders attorney told area news-papers that each trip was approved by parole super-visors. Alexander was denied immunity under the states self-defense law and sentenced to 20 years in prison. Her conviction was thrown out by an appeals court and a new trial set for next month. The appeals court said the trial judge erred by putting the burden on Alexander to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that she was beaten by her husband and acted in self-defense.Smothering accident kills baby BELLEVIEW Deputies say a 5-week-old north Florida baby is dead after his mother fell asleep with him on her chest and rolled over on him during the night. A man told deputies his girlfriend went to the liv-ing room to wake up her daughter Monday morning and didnt see the baby. The Ocala Star-Banner reports the baby was under the woman, wedged in some cushions. They immediately called 911 and a paramedic pronounced the baby dead at 6:46 a.m. The Department of Children and Families sent an investigator to the scene. No further details were immediately available. Thicke has top-selling song of 2013 NEW YORK R obin Thicke and Justin Timberlake owned 2013 in music. Nielsen Entertainment announced late Tuesday that Timberlakes The 20/20 Experience was the top-selling album with 2.4 million units sold. Thickes ubiquitous Blurred Lines was the best-selling song with 6.4 million tracks sold. Albums sales were down. Only 289.4 million albums were sold in 2013, compared with 316 million a year before. Single tracks also saw a decrease, by 6 percent. Streaming, however, was up 32 percent with 118.1 million streams. The sales figures include data from YouTube, Spotify and other digital outlets. Baauers Harlem Shake topped the year with 489,674,000 streams. New releases from Eminem and Luke Bryan rounded out the top three albums. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Thrift Shop and Imagine Dragons Radioactive placed sec-ond and third on the singles list.12 Years a Slave, Gravity lead film awards LONDON The space thriller Gravity, the unflinching slavery saga 12 Years a Slave and the crime caper American Hustle gained awards-season momentum Wednesday with stacks of nomina-tions for the British Academy Film Awards, Britains equivalent of the Oscars. Gravity received nominations in 11 categories, including best picture; best director, for Alfonso Cuaron; lead actress, for Sandra Bullock; cinematography and spe-cial effects. 12 Years had 10 nominations, including nods for star Chiwetel Ejiofor, supporting perform-ers Lupita Nyongo and Michael Fassbender and director Steve McQueen.Kerrigan to be analyst during Sochi Olympics NEW YORK Nancy Kerrigan will work for NBC during dur-ing the Sochi Olympics, 20 years after she was the story of the 1994 Games because of the rivalry with Tonya Harding that turned violent. The network said Tuesday that the two-time figure skating medalist will contribute to figure skating coverage as an analyst. She will also make appearances on the Today show and Access Hollywood. She will not be doing color commentary on the competi-tions. NBC is also planning a 45-minute report about the attack on Kerrigan before the Lillehammer Olympics by associates of Harding, one of the few times Kerrigan has spoken pub-licly about it. The network hasnt said when that will air yet. Wenesday: Afternoon: 9-6-2 Wednesday: Afternoon: 1-8-1-9 Tuesday: 5-23-27-31-33 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAILY BRIEFING THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2014 Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question or suggestion, please call the exec-utive editor. Corrections and clarifications will run in this space. Thanks for reading. 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Amos 5:14-15 Correction Celebrity Birthdays Q Actor J.K. Simmons is 59.Q Actress Imelda Staunton is 58.Q Dave Matthews from The Dave Matthews Band is 46. Q Former Backstreet Boys member A.J. McClean is 46.Q Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, is 31.Q Lauryn McClain is 16. Thought for Today COURTESYDAR certificate awardsAt the December meeting of the Edward Rutledge Chapter, Dau ghters of the American Revolution, Hazel Robinson (from left) received a 40 year membership certificate and Barbara Hollingsworth received a 30 yea r membership certificate from chapter regent Catherine Summers. Not pictured are Su san Summers (30 years), Laura Hunter-Null (10 years) and Hazel Grimes (10 years). COURTESY /Jennifer ChasteenMarshmallow catapultsClovers of Columbia 4-H Club members Moss Chasteen (center) and Alex and Nathan Coates work on a marshmal low catapult during their 4-H robotics project meeting. 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Oer subject to change without notice. This credit union is federally insured by the National Credit Union Association. Call David Barber, Commercial Loan Manager at 754-9088 x10121 today! AT SUCCESS! NO-CLOSING-COST BUSINESS MORTGAGE Give your number cruncher something to smile about. Give your number cruncher something to smile about. Give your number cruncher something to smile about. Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & ST A TE THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2014 3A Literacy Week. Schools will mark the occasion with games, dress-up days and more. The countywide Spelling Bee will be held on Monday at 10 a.m. in the School District Auditorium. Sixth through 12th-graders will have their Science Fair at Florida Gateway College starting on Wednesday, Jan. 15. Can you think back to how fast the fall semester went?? Huddleston asked. This semester will be twice as fast. knife, threatening to kill one of the occupants, the report said. While multiple witness esmany of whom smelled of alcoholreported seeing Bryles with the knife, depu ties could not locate the weap on alegedly used during the incident, the report said. One of the witnesses was so inebriated that he/she post poned writing a sworn state ment until the following morn ing, according to the report. Bryles was allegedly unco operative and kept yelling at deputies during their investiga tion, telling them they needed a search warrant, the report said. Deputies ultimately decided to arrest Bryles and transport him to Columbia County Detention Facility, the report said. Bryles allegedly said he doesnt have a knife in his resi dence and claimed deputies planted a knife at his residence. According to the report, after deputies told them they never found the knife in question, Bryles asked, What did you eat my dinner with last night? Deputies also made note of a strong alcohol odor coming from Bryles during the incident. Bryles was booked into Columbia County Detention Facility on $10,000 bond. He faces a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill. Dean demanded. Combee, a Polk City Republican, first sponsored the bill after hear ing about Marissa Alexander, a Jacksonville woman who was sen tenced to 20 years in prison under the 10-20-Life sentencing law for firing a gun into a wall during a dispute with her husband. Combee described Alexanders sentence as an example of the negative unintended consequenc es of 10-20-Life, which requires mandatory-minimum prison terms for gun-related crimes. Under the 10-20-Life law, possess ing a gun while committing certain crimes is punishable by at least 10 years in prison, discharging a gun while committing those crimes is punishable by at least 20 years in prison, and hurting or killing some one during those crimes is punish able by 25 years to life in prison. The 2013 version of Combees bill sought to amend 10-20-Life rather than stand your ground, and it was opposed by the Florida Sheriffs Association and many prosecutors and law enforcement officers who argued that the sentencing bill was working too well to be altered. So the 2014 bills by Combee and Evers would amend stand your ground instead. The bills, which are identical, would permit people who are being attacked and fear for their lives to display guns, threaten to use the weap ons or fire warning shots under the same circumstances by which they could legally shoot to kill. That switch sped the bill to pas sage in the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee in November. It also gained allies for the bill who did not support it last year, such as the Florida Public Defender Association. We think its an important clari fication to the existing self-defense laws, that someone could be justified in threatening to use force and not have to actually use force to enjoy the protections of the self-defense laws and stand your ground, Stacy Scott, the public defender for the 8th Judicial Circuit, told the Senate panel on Wednesday. The statutes arent clear on that. National Rifle Association lob byist Marion Hammer, who has worked with Combee on the bill since last year, said it was needed to curb prosecutorial abuses under 10-20-Life. Prosecutors are using it wrong ly to prosecute people who, in an act of self-defense or defense of a loved one, threaten to use force because they really dont want to shoot somebody, Hammer said. If you actually shoot an attacker, the law protects you. But if you merely threaten to shoot an attacker and the attacker runs away, some pros ecutors will still try to put you in prison for 10 to 20 years. Some, not all, but any is too many. before the end of the month. HMA executives said in an earlier interview that they dont believe the merger will significantly affect the hospitals day-to-day opera tions. HMA operates or is a partner in 23 hospitals in the state, including Shands at Lake Shore, Shands Live Oak and Shands Starke. CHS owns two Florida hospitals. The merged hospitals may experience a name change, but it is uncertain what the name will be. Jack Berry, Lake Shore Hospital Authority execu tive director, said he doesnt know of any impacts the local hospital would experi ence due to the merger. The hospital will contin ue to act as it has, possibly with more assets, Berry said, adding that the merg er has to be approved by the LSHA board before it can be finalized. However, the board would require just cause to terminate the local merger. Currently, the board has no reason not to approve the transaction, Berry said. On Monday, the board will hold a public meeting to discuss a potential sale of the hospital building. The recent approval of the merger will have no impact on the LSHAs plans, but would place CHS in the perfect place to purchase the build ing should the compa ny wish. If the public reac tion is what we antici pate it to be, we will continue to move for ward with our desire to sell it, Berry said. [The merger] really doesnt affect us. They have a right to do what they want to do. ... We will work with either company. The timeline to an even tual sale of the local hospi tal could take between one to two years. The hospital would then continue to operate as a private facility. As stakeholders dis cussed the sale, a gathering of registered nurses from around the country peti tioned outside the HMA building, asking the com pany not to approve the sale. According to a press release by the National Nurses Organizing Committee, the merger will create a massive hos pital monopoly threatening patient access and quality of care. The billions CHS will spend on the merger is money diverted from safe patient care and improved patient ser vices. After the CHS acquisition of HMA, the com pany will own 206 hospitals in mostly rural areas. It will be the largest hos pital chain in the coun try, making those small communities vulnerable to price gouging and low safety standards, the press release continued. However, Berry finds the complaints hard to believe. This is a huge corpora tion, a very successful cor poration I might add, he said. I just dont see them reducing patient care. In May 2010, Shands Health Care and HMA formed a partnership to jointly own and govern Shands three commu nity hospitals. HMA paid $21.4 million for 60 per cent interest in the three hospitals. HOSPITAL Continued From 1A The hospital will continue to act as it has, possibly with more assets... [CHS] is a huge corporation. I just dont see them reduc ing patient care. Jack Berry, Lake Shore Hospital Authority executive director SCHOOLS Continued From 1A BRYLES Continued From 1A By AMANDA WILLIAMSON email@example.com A Lake City man faces charges of battery and trespassing after he allegedly attempted to push his way inside a home Monday at approximately 8:20 p.m. despite being asked to leave, according to the Columbia County Sheriffs Office. William Avery Geiger, 49, of 1412 SE Putnam St., was also charged with burglary. When Sheriffs deputy Matthew Baucom arrived at a house off Madeliene Terrace, he found Geiger at the front door being pushed out of the residence and told to leave. Baucom asked Geiger to step off the porch to talk for a moment. According to the arrest report, Geiger came to the home to talk to an individual inside. When asked if he was told to leave, Geiger said, No, if he wants me to leave I will leave. Baucom then placed Geiger in handcuffs, situat ing him inside the patrol car. According to Baucoms report, Geiger appeared very intoxicated, requiring assistance from the porch to the car. The homeowner told the deputy that someone knocked on the door, so he got up to see who it was. Geiger was waiting at the front door and asked to come in. The homeowner told him no, but Geiger allegedly began pushing the owner to get inside the house. Geiger pushed his way into the house, so the home owner forced him back onto the porch and shut the door, the report said. Another occupant of the home informed Baucom that Geiger was so drunk that the homeowner easily pushed him out onto the front porch. After Baucom asked Geiger about the accusations, Geiger told him he didnt push anyone, didnt hit any windows and was never asked to leave. Baucom transported Geiger to the Columbia County Detention Facility in lieu of a $16,000 bond. Man charged with battery, burglary Geiger WARNING Continued From 1A
Leave it to the Obama administration to interpret the Affordable Health Care Acts computer debacle as a call for more government. The Wall Street Journal reports the administration is aiming to hire more technology specialists and create a new federal unit dedicated to big tech projects. It also wants to loosen the burdensome hiring rules, which includes interviewing multiple candidates for every job, so it can bet-ter compete for top personnel. Streamlining the hiring process looks to be appropriate. But we suspect creating a new centralized technology agency will not make Washington more efficient or responsive, even if it attempts to adopt private-sector practices. There are some technological areas the military, the space program where the government has excelled. But it cannot rival the private sector when it comes to responding quickly and economically to con-sumers demands. President Obama would be wise to acknowledge that and see that the best way to avoid monumental technological mishaps is to avoid tasks government shouldnt be per-forming in the first place. To the Editor:I have never been so determined to state my opinion of a photograph published in the Reporter as much as I am today. Todays [Jan. 7] front page photo of four young girls jumping on a mattress was irre-sponsible at best and very danger-ous at worst. Let me explain: where was the little girl jumping from? The roof? The window? (which, incidentally has photographed like it is broken -was it?) Were they also jumping off the pool ladder? Seriously? And dont even get me started on the cactus next to the front door well within landing distance and bigger than the littlest girl in the photo. I know YOU didnt plant it, but again, adding it to the other things wrong with this photo makes it an issue. It would be very easy to put this photo on any number of media vehi-cles bringing attention to the deci-sions made about what to publish or not. Some people would probably get a good laugh at the things I have pointed out that were wrong with it. If one of the girls had been hurt it would be a different story. Obviously. In the future, please have Jason Matthew Walker take pictures of children doing safer things while the weather was warm and consid-er the contents of his photos before he submits them for publication. Then have someone else look over them too. This isnt the first poorly selected photo of his. Please make it his last. I suggest instead that you take more photos of the ducks at Lake DeSoto. Mary RuppertLake City OPINION Thursday, January 9, 2014 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding coun-ties by Community Newspapers Inc. 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BY EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.orgRep. Baxley should let go of a bad idea The obsession with being liked T here are multitudes of books, articles and web-sites which can help all of us to be more liked, and because this is very important to many people, they generally sell like hotcakes. But Id like to present another viewpoint on this subject which may, or may not, be acceptable. Why does a person strive so hard to be liked? What difference does it make if Joe Blow thinks youre a schmuck? Why is his opinion so important to you? If you are inter-viewing for a job or running for public office, it may carry a bit of weight, but otherwise, whats the problem? Little girls are jumping off water towers because some malicious over-indulged snot is posting bad things about them on the internet. Maybe its time to tell young people that what others think about them is not the most important thing about which to obsess. The evil among us commit horrendous acts just because they want to make a name for themselves, and so long as we continue to judge ourselves by what we believe others might think of us, it is impossible to become the unique individual we are meant to be. Which reminds me of a story you knew it would, didnt you? Many years ago, I belonged to a very large Methodist church in a very small town. They had a mag-nificent music director who made choir practice fun, which explains why I was so faithful in attending. However, the womens groups were never enticing enough to muster up any enthusiasm in me, so I avoided them like the plague. That may be why our new ministers wife sought me out to lament the fact that, although she felt obli-gated to attend those groups, she didnt think they liked her. It was worrying her to death that nothing she did seemed to go over well with these women, and she felt she was letting her husband down in the process. I dont know what Dr. T had done to antagonize the Methodist hierarchy enough to send him there in the first place, but it was obvious from the beginning that the Ts were intellectually far superior to anyone else in town, and since small towns usually produce a large number of small people, these women probably felt threatened by her in some way. I dont actually know that for a fact because I never questioned them about it, but I was acquainted with most of them and could surmise as much. Mrs. Ts problem was not so much that she was not liked by this group of women, who were never going to change their non-existent minds anyway, but instead, the problem was that she cared what these Stepford Wives thought. So while the men stayed in the living room doing whatever men do to humor their wives, she and I retired to the dining room to have what some people might call a Jesus moment. I have always disliked people who pretend to be something they arent and have developed a theory which, to this day, I adhere to. I believe (and passed on to her) that every human being develops into four separate entities of which we are not even aware. First of all, we are what God thinks, or more accurately, KNOWS, we are, and surprise, surprise! We cant know exactly what that is, although we will doubtless be judged by it one day. Second, we are what we think we are, and brother and sister, please allow me to buy you for what you really are and sell you for what you think you are. That way, I could shower bushel baskets full of hun-dred of dollar bills on the entire world throughout eternity. Third, we are what other people think we are, but we usually dont know for sure what that is, and would probably rather live on in ignorant bliss anyway. The fourth is the killer of everything dear to the human spirit; that is, what we think other people think we are. Please, read this sen-tence again, and again, and again. Because that is the one Mrs. T was battling in her heart. She cared too much what other people thought, and it was taking over her life by making her believe SHE was lack-ing something instead of those who were criticizing her. Let me say right now that it is not necessary to go around reminding people of their deficiencies, or to speak every derogatory thought that pops into your mind, but I do believe that it is necessary to speak the truth, as you perceive it, wher-ever you can, regardless of what other people might think. And more importantly, when you discover your truth was wrong, as I have done on several occasions, admit it. Do not, and I repeat, do not, follow the example of our President! State Rep. Dennis Baxley, R-Ocala, has followed through on a dubious promise to try to turn decision-making on monuments in state parks over to the Florida Legislature. It was a bad idea when he proposed it last month, and its a bad idea now that he has actually filed the legislation to make it happen. Wed rather lawmakers focus on bringing in jobs, improving our schools and preserving our natural resources than micromanaging the state park system. His avowed aim?To keep a proposed Union monument off a three-acre state-run par-cel at Olustee Battlefield. The question is, what prompted this sudden interest in a state park well outside his district and 100 miles from his Ocala home? Baxley claims his Southern heritage compels him to weigh in on this local dust-up. His real aim, we suspect, is to garner support for a state senate run in 2016, when incumbent Charlie Dean, R-Inverness, is term-limited out. Whatever the future may hold, Baxley does not at this juncture rep-resent us in the Legislature. The woman who does, Rep. Elizabeth Porter, R-Lake City, has been making steady progress on this thorny matter for nearly a year now. What we dont need is for some opportunistic politician to come in at the 11th hour and spoil things. We would respectfully invite Mr. Baxley to tend to his own affairs and leave ours to us, at least for now. Q The Tampa TribunePhoto showed poor judgment Marian Lewis Q Marian Lewis lives in Lake City. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR The wrong lessons on Obamacare4AOPINION
Alice Glenn BradyMrs. Alice Glenn Brady, another Pillar of The Bethel Com-munity and Lifetime resident of Lake City, Florida made her transition from Earth to Heaven on Monday, Janu-ary 6, 2014. Born in Lake City, Florida April 13, 1912, she was the 4th child of 9 siblings of the late Mr. Simon and Mrs. Julia Glenn and attended the Public Schools of Columbia County. January 15, 1932 she was united in Holy Matrimony to Jeff Brady, Sr. (who preceded her in death) to this union 9 children were born; 4 small children, Jeff Brady, Jr. and Catherine Brady Jefferson as adults preceded her in death. The Brady family worked as Sharecroppers for the Feagle family for many years. Mrs. Brady also worked for the Jackson family. A close friend-ship developed between these families and still exists today. She was converted at an early age and attended Bethel A.M.E. Church, serving faithfully on the Stewardess Board until her health failed and she relocated to Orlando, Florida to reside with her daughter, Ruthie Si-mon. Mrs. Brady was always surrounded by her loving fam-ily and friends who adored her. She loved visits from her Pastor, Reverend James L. Houston. Mrs. Alice Glenn Brady memo-ries will be cherished by her daughter and care giver, Ruthie Simon of Orlando, Florida and sons; Raymond (Patricia) Brady of Lake City, Florida, MacAr-thur (Gwen) Brady of Alachua, Florida. Daughter-in-law Creasy Brady of Lake City, Florida and son-in-law Charles Jefferson of Aiken, SC; 15 grandchildren, step-grands, great-grands, niec-es, nephews, cousins, a long time VKLQJSDUWQHUDQGGHYRWHGIULHQGMrs. Laura Bullock and other sorrowing relatives and friends. Funeral services for Mrs. Alice Glenn Brady will be held on Sat-urday, January 11, 2014 11:00am at Bethel A.M.E. Church, 838 SW County Road 242A, Lake City, Florida. Rev. James L. Houston, Pastor delivering the Eulogy. Interment will follow in the Bethel Community Cem-etery. The family will receive friends on Friday, January 10, 2014 from 6:00pm-7:00pm at Cooper Chapel, 251 NE Wash-ington Street, Lake City, Florida.Arrangements entrusted to COOPER FUNERAL HOME 251 NE Washington Street, Lake City, Florida 32055. Willis O. Cooper, L.F.D.Michelle Marie Cray Ms. Michelle Marie Cray passed away January 1, 2014. Michelle affectionately known as Shelly was born June 6, 1985 in Gainesville, Florida to Lisa George and Keith Cray. Her father pre-cedes her in death. She at-tended school in Branford, Flor-ida and later joined the Job Corp in Kentucky. Early in life she was taught Christian values. Michele was very artistic and enjoyed poetry and music (Rapping). Others preceding her in death: grandmother, Rosa Lee George; cousin, Darian Wilson. Her out-going personality will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Left to cherish precious memories: A loving mother, Lisa George; brother, Jarvious George; grandfather, Bishop Zane Cray; aunts, Karen Carter, Brenda Clark; uncles, Kenneth Jones (Pearl), Marcus Carter; great aunts, Gussie Jones, Doro-thy Wilson (Freddie), Rolene Williams, Deloris Gaddis (Ter-ry); hosts of other great-great aunts; other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Michelle Shelly Cray will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church. Highway 242, Lake City, FL. Isadore Williams, Pastor. Family will receive friends Fri-day, January 10, 2014 from 6:00 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements entrusted to COMBS FUNERAL HOME 292 NE Washington Street. Lake City, FL, (386) 752-4366. Marq Combs-Turner, L.F.D. The Caring Professionals Richard FranklinCreightonMr. Richard Franklin Creighton, age 79, passed away at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 25, 2013 in Lake City, Florida. He was born in Friendship, New York on December 17, 1934 to Milford James Creigh-ton and Marguerite Perkins. He was raised primarily by his Aunt Marion Creighton. While grow-ing up, in Upstate New York, he excelled in most sports being a star player in high school in both basketball and soccer. He joined the U.S. Air Force at the age of 17 serving in the Korean War from 1950-1953. Soon af-ter, he met his wife and true love, Rebecca Jean Uhlin while being stationed in Long Beach, California. They married when he was 21 years old. He moved throughout the United States with his wife and family while serving in the U.S. Air Force for almost 25 years. He was sta-tioned in California, New York, Minnesota, Maryland, Georgia and Florida. He also served for more than a year in Saudi Ara-bia when he was married with three young children. Richard retired a decorated member of the U.S. Air Force after achiev-ing the ninth and highest rank Chief Master Sergeant. Dur-ing his military service, he at-tended and graduated with high honors from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. After re-tiring from the military, he was in Personnel Management for more than 20 years at the Vet-erans Administration hospital in Washington, D.C., and then in Lake City, Florida; where he moved to be closer to his Aunt Marion in Casselberry, Florida. He received many awards and honors throughout his career. He was a wonderful, loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather (Papa). He also had a tremendous sense of hu-mor. He treasured and passed on the gift of laughter, and un-til his last days, maintained that gift. He outlived his wife and true love, Jean Uhlin Creigh-ton by just less than four years. They were members of the First Baptist Church of Lake City. His family includes his daugh-ters, Cynthia and Karen; sons, James and the late Michael; and YHJUDQGFKLOGUHQ7\OHU5HLVHeather White; and Joshua, Mat-thew and Andrea Creighton. A private Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Ar-rangements are under the direc-tion of GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME 3596 S. Hwy 441, Lake City Florida (386) 752-1954. Please sign the guest book at www.gatewayforestlawn.com Delores Combs Fennell Mrs. Delores Combs Fennell, life-long resident of Lake City, Florida, passed away January 7, 2014. Af-fectionately known as Lois, Delo-res was born September 18, 1935 in Lake City to James and Nancy B. Combs. Both pre-cede her in death. She attended school in Columbia County grad-uating from Richardson High School with the class of 1955. Delores was employed with Aero Cooperation as an Aircraft Me-chanic. Delores was a member of New Bethel Missionary Bap-tist Church where she sang with the choir. Lois loved her fam-ily and friends dearly and will be missed by all who knew her. Cherishing loving memories: daughters, Ramona Moore (Na-than), Karen Keys, Melody Combs-Lewis; sons, Dennis Christopher Combs, Kevin A. Combs; (14) grandchildren; (9) great-grandchildren; sisters, Geneva Burke, Gwendolyn Tripp; brother, Lavert Combs (Colette); hosts of nieces, neph-ews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Delo-res Combs Fennell will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Janu-ary 11, 2014 at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 550 NE Martin Luther King Street. Alvin J. Baker, Pastor. The family will receive friends from 5:00 7:00 p.m. Friday, January 10, 2014 at New Beth-el Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements entrusted to COMBS FUNERAL HOME 292 NE Washington Street. Lake City, FL, (386) 752-4366. Marq Combs-Turner, L.F.D. The Caring Professionals Hilda Brown FreeMrs. Hilda Brown Free of Lake City, FL went to join her Lord & family in heaven on January 8, 2014. She died peaceful-ly in her home after an ex-tended illness surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Free 83, was born September 18, 1930 in De-catur, Alabama to the late Wil-liam Brown (Father), Maggie Dean Roberts Brown (Mother) of Decatur, AL with four sis-ters Ruby Mitchell, Clare Mae Johnson, Augusta Stewart, Irene Holloway, four brothers Lon-nie Brown, J.D. Brown, Dewey Brown, Bobby Brown. Mrs. Free is preceded in death by her husband James E. Free married 54 years. Mrs. Free was a warm, loving mother & wife who de-voted her life to her husband and six children and family. Mrs. )UHHLVVXUYLYHGE\YHVRQVDonnie E. Free, James R. Free (Tere), Gary K. Free (Jeannie), Randy Free, Anthony Free (Eliz-abeth) and one daughter Brenda K. Lacy (Chris) all of Lake City, FL, and 14 Grand Children, 6 Great-Grand Children, and one Great-Great Grand child, and many special nieces and neph-ews. Hilda had many friends, but none like her dear friend Rachel Owens of Pennsylvania. She was an active member of Lake City Church of Christ who taught Bible classes to 2-3 year olds for many years. She was a pitcher for the ladies softball team Church of Christ for sev-eral seasons. She was a cake decorator producing beautiful wedding cakes and special oc-casion cakes for over 15 years. She created stories for her Chil-dren and Grand Children and placed them on magic carpet rides for their true and not so true stories every Christmas. She was a wonderful cook, taking pride in feeding every-one who came to her house; no one left her house hungry. From the Family, a special thank you to the Haven Hos-pice team, Tricia Davis and Sharon Barnes, who took very special, care of our Mother. Visitation will be at Dees-Par-rish Funeral on January 10, 2014 from 5-7pm. Funeral Services will be held January 11, 2014 at Lake City Church of Christ on SR 47 at 11 A.M. Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Bap-tist Church cemetery. Melvin %DUNHUZLOOEHRIFLDWLQJWKHVHUYLFHV,QOLHXRIRZHUVWKHfamily requests that donations be made to Haven Hospice, 6037 W US Hwy 90, Lake City, FL 32055, 386-752-9191 Ar-rangements are under the care of DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 458 S. Marion Ave., Lake City, FL, 32025. Please sign the online guestbook at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.comFariel B. Kennington, Sr. Mr. Fariel B. Kennington, Sr., 63 of Lake City, passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2014. Mr. Kennington was born in Sam-son, Alabama and was raised in Lake City. He retired from Sawyer Gas in Lake City with over 20 years of employment. Mr. Kennington was a mem-ber of Hopeful Baptist Church and enjoyed gardening, carpen-try work and raising bulldogs and game chickens. He was preceded in death by his wife, Esther Kennington, his father, Ralph Baron Kennington and one brother, Harold Kennington. Survivors include his mother, Mattie Lee Kennington, Lake &LW\YHFKLOGUHQ0HOLVVD5D fael) Reyes, Jacksonville, Mi-chelle (Scott) McCauley, Well-born, Melinda Kennington, Lake City, Fariel B. Kennington, Jr., Raiford and Darrell Lee (Jessica) Kennington, Raiford; four sisters and his younger brother, Ricky (Donna) Kennington, Lake City; ten grandchildren and one great grandchild also survives. Funeral services for Mr. Ken-nington will be conducted on Friday, January 10, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Hopeful Baptist Church with Rev. Brandon Witt, Pastor of the First Baptist Church of :KLWH6SULQJVRIFLDWLQJ,QWHU ment will follow at Hopeful Bap-tist Church Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 6-8:00 PM Thursday evening at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of GUERRY FUNERAL HOME Lake City. Please sign the guestbook at www.guerryfuneralhome.netJohn David NorrisMr. John David Norris, 63, a lifelong resident of Columbia County, died early Wednesday morning, January 8, 2014 in the Haven Hospice of the Suwan-nee Valley following a brief ill-ness. Mr. Norris was the son of the late David and Lola Rhymer Norris. He owned and operated John Norris Construction un-til his death. He will forever be remembered as a very skilled carpenter. Mr. Norris was an avid deer hunter and enjoyed spending time with his grand-children. He was a member of the Deep Creek Advent Chris-tian Church. Mr. Norris was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, MaryAnn Norris. He is survived by his wife of IRUW\YH\HDUV-DFNLH1RUULVa son, Bubba Norris (Becky); daughters, Tonya Tomlinson (Tom) and DeeDee Norris all of Lake City; a brother, Jerry Norris (Shirley) and sisters, Ev-elyn Register of Alachua, FL, Jane Ritch, Carolyn Moseley (George) and Alice Cheshire (Ray) all of Lake City. Nine grandchildren, Rocky Tom Tomlinson, Jonathan Norris (Ra-gan), Sara Norris, Dustin Tom-linson, J.D. Norris, Jacey Deese (Josh), Kali Kitaif, Katlyn Reid and Crystal Norris and his three great-grandchildren, Ella Norris, Emma Foran and Lane Norris. Numerous other family mem-bers and friends also survive. Funeral services for Mr. Norris will be conducted at 3:30 P.M. on Saturday, January 11, 2014, in the Chapel of the Dees-Par-rish Family Funeral Home with 5HY+RZDUG7KRPDVRIFLDW ing. Interment will follow in the Scott Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 Friday evening in the Chapel of the funeral home. Active pall-bearers will include John Thom-as, Clint Bradley, Mike Roberts, Trent Giebeig, John Alfred Murray and Ronnie Hughes.,QOLHXRIRZHUVWKHIDPLO\UH quests that memorial donations be made to the Haven Hospice of the Suwannee Valley, 6037 US Hwy 90W, Lake City, FL 32055. Arrangements are under the di-rection of the DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 458 South Marion Ave., Lake City, FL. 32025. Please sign the on-line guestbook at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.comDoris Jeanette Standley Odom Mrs. Doris Jeanette Standley Odom, April 2, 1922 Janu-ary 7, 2014, resident of White Springs, FL, her children are H.D. Doug Odom, Jr. and wife Candy; David F. Odom and wife Lorraine; Richard G. Odom, Sr. (who preceded her in death) and wife Rose; Debra Odom and partner Khrys. She passed away peacefully in her home sur-rounded by her family. Memori-als may be made in her honor to: Hospice of Nature Coast, P.O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL, 34464, who provided expection-al support in her last days. There are no services scheduled at this time. Condolence notes can be sent to the family at 16362 SE CR 25A, White Springs, FL, 32096. Cremation arrange-ments are under the care of DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 458 S. Marion Ave., Lake City, FL, 32025. Please sign the online guestbook at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.comEmmett Leslie OwensMr. Emmett Leslie Owens, 85, of Tallahassee, FL, died Janu-ary 2nd, 2014. Born in 1928 to Charles and Lillie Owens, he grew up in Lake City, before leaving to attend the University of Florida. After graduating with a degree in Civil Engineering, Emmett served as captain in the US Army, sta-tioned in Germany after WWII. Following a stint in Colorado with the Bureau of Reclama-tions, he returned to Florida to work for the Department of 7UDQVSRUWDWLRQLQURDGDQGWUDIFoperations, eventually rising to the head of the division. A tire-less worker, after retiring from the state in 1988, he continued WRZRUNWKURXJKRXWKLVOLIHUVWfor a private developer, then as a freelance consultant, only giv-ing up his professional license in 2013. As an engineer, Emmett left a legacy behind in the roads and buildings he designed and built. More important, though, is his personal legacy. At home, his work ethic was channeled into his commitment to improv-ing and enhancing the lives of the people in his life, a circle reaching far beyond family and friends. Everyone Emmett knew has a story about how he self-lessly offered his help in a time of need. For this reason, as well as countless others, he will be deeply missed. Emmett is sur-vived by his wife, Linda, of Tal-lahassee, FL, their four children, Richard Owens, of Tallahassee, FL, Pat (Mary) Owens, of Mi-ami, FL, Lynn Owens (Penny Evans), of Burlington, VT, and Kara Owens (Neil Butler), of Los Angeles, CA, three grand-children, Takeo and Makoto Ow-ens, of Miami, FL, and Brooks Owens Butler, of Los Angeles, CA, and his sister, Eleanor Est-ess, of Lake City, FL. Services will be held at 2 pm this Satur-day at Bethel Methodist Church LQ/DNH&LW\,QOLHXRIRZHUVplease consider a contribution to Bethel Church or Hospice. Heather Nicole RaulersonMs. Heather Nicole Raulerson, 33, of Lake City, passed away suddenly on Sunday Morning January 5, 2014 from injuries sus-tained in an automobile accident. Ms. Raulerson was born in Lake City to Richard Lamar Raulerson and Kathryn Lynn Phillips. Ms. Raulerson was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of Lake City. Heather was a part of the Circle R Racing team; loved to cook and go mudding; and loved to go deer hunting. In everything Heather did, her kids always FDPHUVWDQGVKHZDVYHU\involved with her nieces and nephews in many activities. She was of the Baptist faith. Heather was preceded in death by her grandmother: Dot Raulerson. Heather is survived by her fa-ther: Ricky Raulerson (Karen) of Lake City; mother: Kath-ryn Grant (Scott Hedrick) of Lake City; her children: Devin and Shelbie Raulerson of Lake City; grandfather: Blue Rauler-son; grandmother: Alma Phil-lips; brothers: Rick Raulerson (Tara) and Trey Raulerson both of Lake City; sisters: Wendy Holton (Gary) and Alyse Raul-erson both of Lake City; niece: Courtney Waldron (Brandon) and nephews: Stephen Pilking-ton, Hunter Raulerson, Colby Holton, Trayce Starling, Wy-att Holton and Tucker Rauler-son. Many other family mem-bers and friends also survive. Funeral services for Ms. Rauler-son will be conducted at 11 A.M. Friday morning January 10, 2014 in the chapel of Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home with Pat 5DXOHUVRQRIFLDWLQJDVVLVWHGE\Rev. Howard Thomas. Interment will follow in Scott Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening January 9, 2014 from 5-7 P.M. in the chapel of the funeral home. Ar-rangements are under the care of DEES-PARRISH FAM ILY FUNERAL HOME 458 S. Marion Ave., Lake City, FL, 32025. Please sign the online guestbook at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.comObituaries are paid advertise-ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified depart-ment at 752-1293. 5A P PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING COUNTY ROAD 241 Olustee Creek Bridge Replacement Columbia/Union County Line, Florida Financial Project ID: 211663-1 The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) invites you to attend a public meeting regarding the CR 241 Olustee Creek Bridge Replacement project. The meeting will be held Thursday, January 23, 2014, from 4:30-6:30 p.m., at the Lulu Community Center, 205 SW Community Drive, Lulu, FL 32061.For your convenience, the meeting will be an open house format. Drop by anytime between 4:30-6:30 p.m. to review the exhibits and talk to Department staff. Then the public will have an opportunity to comment at 6:30 p.m. The purpose of this Project Development & Environment study is to determine the impacts of the bridge replacement, present alternatives for the proposed bridge, and to provide conceptual plans; as well as, discussion regarding traffic m anagement.Department personnel will be at the meeting to assist you in reviewing the maps and to answer any questions you may have.Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family stat us. Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Renee Brinkley at the number provided at least 7 days before the meeting. If you have any questions or comments please contact: Renee Brinkley, Project Manager Florida Department of Transportation 1109 S. Marion Avenue, MS 2002 Lake City, FL 32025-5874 (386) 961-7392 or (800) 749-2967 ext. 7392 Email: email@example.com OBITUARIES Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER COMMUNITY THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2014 5A COMMUNITY CALENDAR Q To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Emily Lawson at 754-0424 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.TODAYDAR meetingThe Edward Rutledge Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Jan. 9 at 10:30 a. m., at the Wilson Rivers Library on the Florida Gateway College campus. Kay Daly of the Christian Service Center will be the guest speaker. Visitors are always welcomed. For more information, call 752-2903.Garden ClubThe Lake City Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting on Jan. 9 at the Clubhouse at 257 SE Hernando Street. Martha Ann Ronsonet will present the film Waters Journey for the program. Social time begins at 9:30 a.m. and the meeting at 10. Everyone is welcome to attend.Tea Party meetingThe North Central Florida Tea Party will meet on Thursday, Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Taylor Building, 128 SW Birley Ave. Keith Dunn of the John Birch Society will speak on the dangers of holding Article V Convention.Board Member ElectionBethelehem Community Center Board Member Election will take place Thursday, Jan. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at 835 SW Bethlehem Ave., Fort White. Contact Rudolph Freeney at 386-454-1180 or Neomia Brown at 386-454-3664.Jan. 10Spaghetti SupperThe Wellborn United Methodist Church wants to provide the community with a break from holiday cooking and will offer a free spaghetti supper and movie on Friday, Jan. 10 beginning at 5:30 p.m. The meal will include spaghetti and sauce, salad, bread, dessert and a beverage. Following the supper, Though None Go With Me, the inspi-rational story of Elizabeth Leroy Bishop, will be shown. This event is free of charge and open to the public. To reach the Wellborn United Methodist Church from Lake City, travel west on U.S. 90 or Lake Jeffery Road to County Road 137. From U.S. 90, turn right and travel over the railroad tracks to the church on the left. From Lake Jeffery Road, its less than a quarter mile after making a right turn on CR 137. For additional informa-tion about the event, contact Rev. Dr. Everett L. Parker at 386-688-1358.Jan. 13Cancer SupportThe Womens Cancer Support Group of Lake City will meet at Baya Pharmacy East, 780 SE Baya Drive, on Monday, Jan. 13 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sarah Welsh, Mission Delivery Specialist with the American Cancer Society, will be the guest speaker. Guests welcome. Call 386-752-4198 for more.Trail Association meetingThe Suwannee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will hold its monthly meet-ing on Monday, Jan. 13 at the Suwannee River Water Management District Office from 7-9 p.m. Guest speaker Sue Turner will present a program called Getting the Mindset to Hike Light. Contact Irv Chance at 386-330-2424 for more, or Edwin McCook at 386-364-7597 in the evenings.Jan. 14Medicare SeminarThe Lifestyle Enrichment Center is sponsoring a free educational Medicare seminar on Tuesday, Jan. 14 from 5-6 p.m. Irv Crowetz of C/C & Associates, Inc. will moderate the seminar. RSVP to 386-755-3476 x 107. Q See more Community Calendar, 6A.
Lake City Reporter SPORTS Story ideas? Contact Tim Kirby Sports Editor 754-0421 email@example.com Lake City Reporter SPORTS Thursday, January 9, 2014 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas? Contact Tim Kirby Sports Editor 754-0421 firstname.lastname@example.org 1BSPORTS Prices in effect thru 1/31/14 Regular or King Size Visit our website: www.scaffs.com BRANDON FINLEY /Lake City Reporter Florida State Universitys Kelvin Benjamin makes a catch against Florida earlier this year. Seminoles now focused on sustaining success By KAREEM COPELAND Associated Press NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher says winning the national champion ship was the culmination of a four-year process that began when he replaced Bobby Bowden as the head of the program in 2010. The next challenge is to sustain that success. Fisher now finds him self in Bowdens old shoes where titles will be expected from a passionate fan base. Florida State beat Auburn 34-31 Monday night to win its first crown since 1999. Youve got to go back to ground zero and you cant worry about expectations, Fisher said Tuesday. Thats the thing, once expectations get so high, is to not let complacency set in. Its human nature, you take winning for granted. You take success for grant ed, he said. A quick glance at the ros ter shows why Florida State (14-0) will enter 2014 as the favorite. The Seminoles return Heisman quarter back Jameis Winston for his sophomore season and lose just three senior offensive starters. Florida State must replace four senior defen sive starters and Fisher said he thinks there are up to three underclassmen who have decisions to make about a possible move to the NFL. The future is bright, freshman cornerback Jalen Ramsey said. We know what it takes now. We know how it feels. We dont be disappointed next year from not being here. We want to make this thing a dynasty. Florida State is back to where it should always be. That senior class was Fishers first as head coach and was the cornerstone of the new foundation. The 2011 class, however, was widely considered the No. 1 recruiting class in the coun try and one of the best in school history. Then theres the 2012 class that includes Winston, another handful of starters and more young talent that had to wait their turn. This was not an old team that will need to replace starters all over the field. I dont care how talented you are, Fisher maintained. This team has to go back, get its own identity, get its own leadership and develop that, and thats going to be our challenge now. Its how hungry can you stay to be able to do it over and over again, and thats going to be Florida State will look to for consecutive titles. FSU continued on 6B County foes have a kick JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Fort White Highs Paul Perry (12) goes for a lay-up against Santa Fe High on Dec. 20. Indians knock off Bradford From staff reports Fort White Highs bas ketball team stayed unde feated in regular season play with a 67-55 district win at Bradford High on Tuesday. Melton Sanders led the Indians with 27 points. Also in double figures were Quan Porter with 13 and Jalen Wyche with 11. Lady Indians fall to Tornadoes in doubleheader. INDIANS continued on 6B JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Columbia Highs Brittney Lee blocks Fort White Highs Mallory Sealey from gaining control of the ball on Wednesday. By BRANDON FINLEY email@example.com FORT WHITE Returning to the field for the first time since the Christmas vacation, Columbia and Fort White high schools brought back soccer with a clash of county foes. The Lady Tigers controlled the contest throughout and came away with a 2-0 win at Fort White. Columbia came out and scored both goals in the first half before the Lady Tigers and Lady Indians played a scoreless second half at Arrowhead Stadium. Im alright with the win, but we had a lot of missed opportuni ties, Columbia head coach Lindsay McCardle said. We had a lot of shots. Jaidyn Rogers gave the Lady Tigers a lead they would never give up with an assist from Kayla Janson CHS continued on 2B
SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today GOLF 11 a.m. TGC European PGA Tour, Volvo Champions, first round, at Durban, South Africa (same-day tape) 7 p.m. TGC PGA Tour, Sony Open, first round, at Honolulu MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN Memphis at LouisvilleESPN2 Auburn at MississippiFS1 DePaul at Butler 8 p.m. NBCSN George Washington at La Salle 9 p.m. ESPN Arizona at UCLAESPN2 Michigan at NebraskaFS1 Marquette at Xavier 11 p.m. FS1 California at Oregon NBA 8 p.m. TNT Miami at New York 10:30 p.m. TNT Oklahoma City at Denver WOMENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 9 p.m. FSN Tulane at MarshallFOOTBALLNFL playoffs Divisional Playoffs Saturday New Orleans at Seattle, 4:35 p.m. (FOX) Indianpolis at New England, 8:15 p.m. (CBS) Sunday San Francisco at Carolina, 1:05 p.m. (FOX) San Diego at Denver, 4:40 p.m. (CBS) Conference Championships Sunday, Jan. 19 AFC, 3 p.m. (CBS)NFC, 6:30 p.m. (FOX) Pro Bowl Sunday, Jan. 26 At HonoluluTBD, 7:30 p.m. (NBC) Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 2 At East Rutherford, N.J.AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 6:30 p.m. (FOX)BASKETBALLNBA schedule Todays Games Miami at New York, 8 p.m.Oklahoma City at Denver, 10:30 p.m. Fridays Games Washington at Indiana, 7 p.m.Detroit at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.Houston at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.Charlotte at Minnesota, 8 p.m.Phoenix at Memphis, 8 p.m.Dallas at New Orleans, 8 p.m.Miami at Brooklyn, 8 p.m.Chicago at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m.Cleveland at Utah, 9 p.m.Orlando at Sacramento, 10 p.m.Boston at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.L.A. 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Clippers, 10:30 p.m. AP Top 25 schedule Todays Games No. 1 Arizona at UCLA, 9 p.m.No. 12 Louisville vs. No. 24 Memphis, 7 p.m. No. 17 Oregon vs. California, 11 p.m.No. 20 Iowa vs. Northwestern, 9 p.m.No. 22 Gonzaga at Portland, 11 p.m. Saturdays Games No. 2 Syracuse vs. North Carolina, Noon No. 5 Michigan State vs. Minnesota, 2:15 p.m. No. 6 Wichita State at Missouri State, 8 p.m. No. 7 Baylor vs. TCU, 1:30 p.m.No. 8 Villanova vs. St. Johns at Madison Square Garden, 1 p.m. No. 9 Iowa State at Oklahoma, NoonNo. 10 Florida at Arkansas, 1 p.m. No. 11 Oklahoma State at West Virginia, 4 p.m. No. 14 Kentucky at Vanderbilt, 3:30 p.m. No. 16 Duke at Clemson, 2 p.m.No. 18 Kansas vs. No. 25 Kansas State, 2 p.m. No. 19 UMass vs. St. Bonaventure, 12:30 p.m. No. 24 Memphis at Temple, 3 p.m.No. 21 Missouri at Auburn, 2 p.m. Sundays Games No. 1 Arizona at Southern Cal, 9 p.m.No. 3 Ohio State vs. No. 20 Iowa, 1:30 p.m. No. 12 Louisville vs. SMU, 1 p.m.No. 13 San Diego State at Air Force, 4 p.m. No. 15 Colorado at Washington, 3 p.m. No. 17 Oregon vs. Stanford, 5 p.m.No. 23 Illinois at Northwestern, 7:30 p.m. 2BAGATE THURSDAY EVENING JANUARY 9, 2014 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) The Taste My Life on a Plate (N) The Assets Jewel in the Crown (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 OClock News (N) Chann 4 NewsArsenio Hall 5-PBS 5 -JournalNightly BusinessPBS NewsHour (N) The This Old House Hour (N) Masterpiece Mystery! 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PG-13 Banshee Always the Cowboy Banshee A Mixture of Madness Pitch Perfect (2012, Musical Comedy) Anna Kendrick. PG-13 SHOW 340 318 545 Billy Bathgate(:25) Slither (2006, Horror) Nathan Fillion. R Sinister (2012, Horror) Ethan Hawke, Vincent DOnofrio. R Rescue Dawn (2006, War) Christian Bale, Steve Zahn. PG-13 SCOREBOARD 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2014 Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0420 SCOREBOARD GOLF REPORTS Scores on the plus side bring action all aroundAny score on the plus side, and one that wasnt, got a piece of the action in Wednesdays blitz. Cory DePratter had the days best effort with +6 in the A flight. Ed Snow had another runner-up finish with +4. Dennis Crawford finished in third place with +2. Bruce Ford chalked up a -1 for fourth place. Michael Yacovelli rolled in a birdie on No. 16 to tie Bruce Gibson for the top spot in the B flight. Emerson Darsts +2 was enough for third place, a point ahead of Scott Kishton. Crawford ran off consecutive birdies on Nos. 2, 3 and 4, but only one held up for a skin. Ford and Snow had the other winners. Saturdays blitz winners found familiar names at the top of a big field. Steve Thomas banged in five birdies, but couldnt shake off a persistent Scott Kishton in a fight for first place. Both players fin-ished at +6. Timmy Rogers picked up a third-place fin-ish with +5, a point ahead of Bruce Gibson and two up on Cory DePratter. Rogers got the better of the skins game with two. One of Thomas birdies held up for a skin to split the pot with Bob Randall and DePratter. The ladies were able to enter their best nine hole score in the LGA best 9 format. Ann Bormolini and Faye Warren each posted a net 31 to tie for first. Cathy Steen came within a half-stroke of making it a three-way tie with a 31.5. Nancy Edgar had the only chip-in with her shot on No. 6. The Good Old Boys did battle in three fairly close matches this week. The first and closest match went to the foursome of Stan Woolbert, Bobby Simmons, Tom Elmore and Eli Witt, 6-5, over the team of Ed Snow, Larry Ward, Merle Hibbard and Bob Wheary. Rob Brown joined Dennis Hendershot, Jim Stevens and Joe Persons to take match two from the team of Jerry West, Howard Whitaker, Bill Rogers and Steve Crane by a 4-2 count. Match three was another two-point win, this time by 8-6, for the team of Rhea Hart, Paul Davis, Jim McGriff and Dan Stephens over the team of Marc Risk, Dave Cannon, Jim Bell and Emerson Darst. Risk retained medalist honors with a round of 37-39-76, barely edging out Snows 40-37-77. Jerry West checked into the honor squad with a 41-37-78. Wheary (39-40-79) and McGriff (37-42-79) had their best rounds in a while to join the big boys. Stephens maintained his place in the in the mix with a 39-40-79. Upcoming events:Q Jan. 18, MGA Tournament-sign up in the pro shop by Friday at 5 p.m.; Q Jan. 24, Chamber of Commerce tournament at 1 p.m.; Q Feb. 2, Super Bowl tournament-shotgun start at 9 a.m. COUNTRY CLUB at LAKE CITY Ed Goff New Year brings new look at Quail Heights scramble The Sunday Scramble grew to 33 players for the New Year, all looking to cash in on the big roll-over pot. However, with so many teams a skin was tough to find. The team of Luther Huffman, Brooke Russell and Jacob Bryant had the only shot at the pot with a skin on a tough pin on No. 17, but the odds prevailed as No. 4 was the lucky number and so the big pot will grow even bigger. Huffmans team did prevail for first-place money.Three teams tied for sec-ond place, with the team of Mike Kahlich, Tiara Carter and Brantley Stevens win-ning in a draw. In blitz action on New Years Day Frog Niewisch started off the year right by posting a + 5 to take first place. He also had a skin and a closest to the pin on No. 15 for a nice payday. In second place was Phillip Russell at +4 and in third place was Ricky Crawford at +3. Other skin winners were Keith Denmark, Jim Munns, Crawford and Russell. Other closest to pin winners were Chuck Slaymaker on No. 3, Chet Carter on No. 5, Jim Munns on No. 11 and Mike Kahlich on No. 17. The Friday Dogfight had a small group due to the cold weather and wind. Chet Carter posted a +4 with a solid round of 73 for the win. Keith Hudson was second at -1. Skin winners were Gerald Smithy, Jack Tuggle and Carter. Closest to the pin was tough in the wind, as only one par 3 was hit by Carter for all the money. Mondays Top of the Hill results: first-Billy Ryan +2; second-Gerald Smithy +1. Saturday kicks off the first club tournament of the year with a two-person scramble event. Form a team and sign up by Friday at 4 p.m. Entry fee is $25 plus cart fee and includes lunch after play. The tournament will be flighted by handicap and there will be one gross and net winner per flight with a cash payback. There will be closest to the pin prizes on the par 3s and an optional skins game. The tournament is open to players of all levels. Stop by or call the pro shop at 752-3339 to sign up. QUAIL HEIGHTS COUNTRY CLUB Nicki Newmans COURTESYShrine Club hold emLake City Shrine Clubs Texas Hold em fundraiser in January was the 31st tournament at the club. There were 19 players. The club made $280 and $80 0 was paid out in prizes. Winners were Bob Holt, $300 for first place (from left); Nancy Campb ell, $250 for second place; Jack Stanfield, $250 for third place. before the water break of the first half. Delanie Redmond had an unassisted goal coming out of the first halfs water break to give Columbia the 2-0 final. Im proud of the way we came back after the break, McCardle said. We had some practices, but not everybody could be there for every practice. Still, a win after the break and the eating is a good thing. Columbia will travel to Santa Fe High at 7 p.m. today and travel to Suwannee High at 7:30 p.m. on Friday. Fort Whites regular season is over and the Lady Indians will take on Santa Fe High at 7 p.m. on Monday in the opening round of the District 5-2A tournament. The Lady Tigers begin district play next week at Leon High in the District 2-4A tournament with Lincoln High at 7 p.m. on Monday. CHS: Lady Tigers play again today Continued From Page 1B
DEAR ABBY: In response to the letter from Family First in Florida (Nov. 3), its no wonder her son and daughter-in-law want some peace and quiet when their new baby arrives. Grandma-to-be appears controlling, entitled and someone who will be more of an endurance test than a helping presence. They are right to set kind, yet firm, boundaries with her. I wanted privacy during and after childbirth, and Im grateful my mom and MIL respected our wishes. I need-ed time to establish a nursing routine, heal and get to know my baby before I was ready to host overnight guests. My kids grandmas both have strong, loving relation-ships with their grandkids, so please remind Family First shes not missing out on anything. Shell still get to be a doting granny, but for now she should back off and remember the arrival of the child is not about HER. EXPERIENCED MOM IN OMAHA DEAR MOM: Im pleased everything worked out well for you. That womans letter hit a nerve with my readers. A sam-pling of their comments: DEAR ABBY: I had the same vision of being there when my grandkids were born. However, my kids have not involved me the way I imagined. Family Firsts son is putting HIS family first, as he should. He and his wife have chosen what they feel will make the smoothest, least-stressful launch for their new family, and he is protecting that plan. If she doesnt respect her sons right to make that decision, she risks jeopardizing her future relationship with him, his wife AND the grandkids. The essence of a mothers love is sacrifice. Its time to put aside her dreams and help her son fulfill his. SUZIE IN OLYMPIA, WASH. DEAR ABBY: The new parents are greatly misin-formed about the impor-tance of having grandpar-ents around just before and immediately after the birth of a new baby. It helps to have a family member in the waiting room to update other fam-ily and well-wishers so Dad can devote full attention to the new mom and baby. My mother was a godsend, taking care of every-thing while we bonded with our child. She did the cooking, the chores, and gave us needed breaks during the day so we were able to tolerate night feed-ings. When our second child arrived, she helped with our older one. Childbirth is difficult. I dont think this new mom realizes she wont be able to do it all. SHANA IN LOUISIANA DEAR ABBY: Has Family First considered that her daughter-in-laws mother may be coming? Unfair as it may seem, in cultures around the world, the role of the paternal grandmother is far different than that of the maternal grandmother. KNOWS FOR SURE IN KENYA DEAR ABBY: My son and DIL told everyone, including the other grand-parents, who live near them, they wanted NO visi-tors for at least six weeks. That sad grandma needs to brush up on her Skype and Facetime skills so she can see them frequently on her computer and phone. We do this with our kids. In the first year, the baby learned our voices and saw our faces often. When we met again, it was like wed always been there. COMPUTER GRANNY DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21April 19): Dont let impulse lead to a mistake youll regret. Take it easy and bide your time. Refrain from judging when obser-vation is whats required. Focus on what you can accomplish, not what you cannot. Moderation and patience will be crucial. +++ TAURUS (April 20May 20): Take your position and make this day count. You have every-thing going for you and mustnt let what others do or say deter you from reaching your set destina-tion. Speak up and make promises that you know will make a difference to someone special. +++ GEMINI (May 21June 20): Put your time and effort into something that will help a cause or someone who means a lot to you. Your ability to act quickly and effectively will make an impression. Criticism will be due to jealousy. +++ CANCER (June 21July 22): Stand your ground. Dont let anyone coerce you into something you dont want to do. Follow your heart and the path you feel fits you the best. You have lots to offer, and if you take action, you will excel. ++++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Expect to face opposition. Listen carefully and proceed to make the chang-es you feel best suit your needs. Hard work will help you advance, but first you should tend to your respon-sibilities to reduce stress and clear the decks. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Mingle, make plans to have fun, and engage in activities that allow you to use your intelligence and agility. Mental and physical stimulation will make you feel good and boost your confidence, as well as your reputation. Love conquers all. +++++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Anger will mount if you are dealing with a partnership problem. Try to concentrate on making your residence more com-fortable or your financial situation easier to handle. Too much of anything will set you back. Work hard; say little. +++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23Nov. 21): Check out alternative ideas and youll find unique ways to mar-ket your talent, skills and expertise. Set up meetings and discuss your plans. Travel may cause some conflict, but using reason will help you overcome issues that arise. +++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): An interesting idea will grab your attention. Discover the ins and outs of whatever you want to pursue and give it your all. A change at home will improve your domes-tic situation but may end up costing more than you expect. +++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Make an effort at home and it will make a difference to the people who care about you. Dont limit what you can do; just find a different way to approach whatever situation you face in order to reach your destination. +++++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Keep your personal thoughts, habits and situations a secret. The less you let others know about you, the easier it will be to go about your business. The changes you make now will help you in the future. Dont go over budget. ++ PISCES (Feb. 19March 20): The contributions you make to a cause, project or partnership that interests you will make a difference. You will gain respect and the confidence of the people you deal with. Romance is in the stars and a commitment can be made. ++++ CELEBRITY CIPHER Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Eager grandmas must always defer to new familys wishes Q Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. CLASSIC PEANUTS Page Editor: Emogene Graham, 754-0415 LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & COMICS THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2014 3B
4BLAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTHURSDAY, JANUARY9, 2014 Classified Department: 755-5440 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAGENERALJURISDICTION DIVI-SIONCASE NO. 2009-CA-210SUNTRUSTMORTGAGE, INC.,Plaintiffvs.JAVIER HARRINGTON AND MA-RIANNAHARRINGTON, et. al,Defendant(s).NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure dated December 19. 2013, and entered in 2009-CA-210 of the Cir-cuit Court of the Third Judicial Cir-cuit in and for Colubmia County, Florida, wherein Suntrust Mortgage, Inc., is the Plaintiff and JAVIER HARRINGTON; MARIANNAHARRINGTON; UNKNOWN TEN-ANT#1; SUNTRUSTBANK are the Defendant(s). P. Dewitt Cason as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, 173 NE Hernando Ave., Lake City, FL32056, at 11:00 AM on Jan-uary 22, 2014, the following descri-bed property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:LOT10, MAGNOLIAPLACE, AC-CORDING TO THE MAPOR PLATTHEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 7, PAGE 174-179, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.Any person claiming an interest in teh 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 the 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 to partici-pate should call the ADACoordina-tor, Jacquetta Bradley, P.O. Box 1569, Lake City, FL32056, 386-719-7428, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this no-tification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice im-paired call (800) 955-8770.Dated this 20 day of December, 2013.P. Dewitt CasonAs Clerk of the CourtBy: /s/ B. ScippioAs Deputy Clerk05542652January 2, 9, 2014 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISIONCase #: 2013-CA-000145Florida Credit UnionPlaintiff,vs.Dennis E. Hyde and Donna K. Hyde, Husband and Wife; Unknown Parties in Possession #1, If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) whoa re not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants; Un-known Parties in Possession #2, If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Un-known Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grant-ees, or Other Claimants.Defendant(s).NOTICE OF SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to an Order dated December 16, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2013-CA-000145 of the Circuit Court of the 3rd Judicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein Florida Credit Union, Plain-tiff and Dennis E. Hyde and Donna K. Hyde, Husband and Wife are de-fendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, P. Dew-itt Cason, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash ATTHE COURTROOM ONE OF THE CO-LUMBIACOUNTYCOURT-HOUSE, LOCATED AT173 HER-NANDO AVENUE, LAKE CITY, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, AT11:00 A.M. on February 5, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit:COMMENCE ATTHE POINTOF INTERSECTION OF THE WESTLINE OF THE NW1/4 OF SW1/4, SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP4 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, CO-LUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, WITH THE SOUTH RIGHTOF WAYLINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 2-133-B, AND RUN THENCE N 8843'30" E ALONG SAID SOUTH RIGHTOF WAYLINE 264.70 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGIN-NING; THENCE CONTINUE N 8848'30" E ALONG SAID SOUTH RIGHTOF WAYLINE, 174.00 FEET; THENCE S 111'30" E, 250.34 FEET; THENCE S 8848'30" W,174.00 FEET; THENCE N 111'30" W, 250.34 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING. SAID LAND LYING WHOLLYWITHIN THE W1/2 OF NW1/4 OF SW1/4, LegalSECTION 22, TOWNSHIP4 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST.ANYPERSON 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.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. Please contact the ADACoor-dinator; 173 Northeast Hernando Street, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32056; (386) 719-7576 at least 7 days before your scheduled court ap-pearance, or immediately upon re-ceiving this notification of the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.P. Dewitt CasonCLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTColumbia County, Florida/s/ P. A. PerryDEPUTYCLERK OF COURT05542656January 2, 9, 2014 NOTICE OF EXCHANGE PRO-POSALNotice is hereby given that the Forest Service (FS), United States Depart-ment of Agriculture, is considering an exchange of interests in land (sur-face use easements) with Columbia County and Plum Creek Timberlands (the Non-Federal Parties) under the authority of the National Trails Sys-tem Act of October 2, 1968 (16 USC 1241) and the Federal Land Ex-change Facilitation Act of August 20, 1988 (43 USC. 1716). Publica-tion of this notice is required by land exchange regulations (36 CFR 254.8) and will contribute to the pub-lic scoping effort to identify any is-sues associated with this project (40 CFR 1501.7).The interest in land under the juris-diction of the FS that is being con-sidered for exchange can be descri-bed as: Arailroad easement being 50 feet either side of the centerline of the proposed rail line located in T. 3S., R. 18E, Section 31, Tallahassee Meridian, Columbia County, Florida. The interest in land under the juris-diction of the Non-Federal Partiesthat is being considered for exchange can be described as: An easement for the Florida National Scenic Trail be-ing a 10 foot wide strip of land lying 5 feet on each side within portions of Section 36, Township 3 South, Range 18 East and Section 1, Town-ship 4 South, Range 18 East, Colum-bia County Florida and portions of Sections 6, 7, and 18, Township 4 South, Range 19 East, Baker County, Florida, and portions of Sections 19, 29, 30, and 32, Township 4 South, Range 19 East and a portion of Sec-tions 5 & 8, in Township 5 South, Range 19 East, Union County, Flori-da.Both easements are approximately 6.27 acres and legal descriptions are located at the Forest Supervisors Of-fice in Tallahassee, Florida. Maps and a more detailed description of the proposed exchange may be found on the project website (http://goo.gl/aID2s4) or are availa-ble upon request (contact Matthew Trager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 850-523-8582).The FS requests comments to deter-mine if the exchange is in the public interest and if the lands are affected by liens, encumbrances or other claims. Comments may be sent to Susan Jeheber-Matthews, Forest Su-pervisor, by mail (National Forests of Florida, 325 John Knox Road, Suite F-100, Tallahassee, Florida 32303-4160) or by email (email@example.com) within 45 days after the initial date of publiLegalcation of this notice. Comments will be placed in the public record for this project and individuals who submit comments will receive future project updates unless otherwise requested. 05542489December 19, 26, 2013January 2, 9, 2014 020Lost & Found BROWN & Black Nursing Beagle seen on HWY100 ran south into the woods between Lulu & Rd 239 FOUND VERY young male cat. Solid dark gray, friendly and loving. Free to owner or good home. FOUND HOME. LOSTMALE YORKIE last seen on HWY100 & Baya area. If found reward available. 386-365-9994 LOSTPOCKETBOOK. Please return the billfold with ID cards to the rightful owner, finder can leave it on the porch. 100Job Opportunities05542769MANAGERSNEEDED For the Lake City & Alachua locations Competitive wages, Bonus Opportunities, Advancement Opportunities, Complete Training Package, Health, Dental, RX, Vision & Life benefits available, Meal Plan, Paid Vacations, Manager Shirts Submit resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org 05542770NOWACCEPTING APPLICATIONS For all hourly positions. Please complete our online application at: http://goo.gl/bv4CU 05542847HOLIDAY INN & SUITESLake Citys only full service hotel seeks the following: Maintenance Person Room AttendantP/Tincluding weekends Experience preferred Apply Mon-Fri 12-5pm 213 SWCommerce Dr. EOE/DFWP. Hiring part time retail position Must have working knowledge of firearms. Must know local hunting laws. Pick up application at JWWeaponry and Outdoors. 386-243-8587 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 LOOKING FOR Class A drivers with experience in hauling logs. Call 904-964-4500. 100Job OpportunitiesFARM WORKERS. Job openings for 8 temporary workers in central Maryland. Planting, maintenance, harvest of fruits and vegs; from mid March mid Dec. 3 months experience required. There will be work for at least 3/4 of work period. Tools provided. For workers whose permanent residence is out of area: housing provided; and subsistence and transportation expenses to the worksite paid no later than upon completion of 50% of the work contract. $10.87/hr. Employer: Lynn Moore, 2415 Woodbine Rd., Woodbine, MD 21797, phone 410-489-7034. Apply for this job at the nearest Maryland Department of Labor Office, 410-312-5760, using job number MD 306808. PARTTIME WELDER, FJ Hill Construction 386-752-7887 REQUESTFOR VOLUNTEERS COLUMBIACOUNTY The Columbia County Board of County Commission is seeking six (6) volunteers for the following position: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISOR Y BOARD/ INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD The Economic Development Advisory Board consists of 9 members, one of which shall be a Columbia County Commissioner and one member shall be a Councilmember of the City Council of the City of Lake City or his or her designee, which will develop and recommend adoption of an economic development program to the Board of County Commissioners which shall guide and promote the coordinated, efficient, and beneficial development of Columbia County in accordance with present and future needs and resources. Board membership shall be appointed by the Board of County Commissioners and shall serve at the pleasure of the Commission. No member of the Economic Development Advisory Board/ Industrial Development Authority Board shall be compensated for the performance of their duties. 100Job OpportunitiesThe term of office shall be for three (3) years, with terms staggered so that not more than three (3) such membersterms shall expire in any one year. Board members shall be eligible for reappointment. Any vacancy occurring within a term shall be filled for the unexpired term. Persons interested in volunteering for appointment should submit their resumeto the Columbia County Board of County Commissioners, P.O. Drawer 1529, Lake City, Florida 32056-1529 on or before Tuesday, January 21, 2014. 120Medical Employment05542816UFLake City CardiovascularCenter Wanted part-time RN, 20 very flexible hours per week. ACLS certified require, Cardiology exp. preferred. Please send resume to email@example.com An Equal Opportunity Institute Drug-Free Workplace LPN NEEDED, day position. Send resume to: Debbie Brannon, Admin., 1580 S Marion Ave, Lake City FL32025 240Schools & Education05542832INTERESTED in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp Nursing Assistant, $499next class1/13/2014 Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class1/13/2014 LPN APRIL14, 2014 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or expresstrainingservices.com 310Pets & Supplies POMPOM CHIHUAHUA mix 6-8 pounds, real sweetie, Family friendly. $125 386-292-3927 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. SMALLQUAKER Parrot w/free-standing cage. For sale $100 478-230-7537 420Wanted to Buy K&H TIMBER We Buy Pine Hardwood & Cypress. Large or small tracts. Call 386-288-6875. 430Garage Sales PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 440Miscellaneous N FL Young Guns are having tryouts for a 10 and under traveling baseball team. Tryouts are at Sante Fe HS Softball field in Alachua FL Sunday, Jan 12 1pm-3pm Serious players only. 352-258-2800 Studio Piano Suitable for small church or home $500 OBO 386-292-3927 630Mobile Homes forRentLARGE 3BR/2BA DWMH on large farm 8 miles NWof Lake City. Ideal for farm family w/animals. $700/mo+sec 755-3456
Classified Department: 755-5440LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTHURSDAY, JANUARY9, 20145B 386-961-0244 386-984-7134!!FIRST MONTH FREE!!4 Complexes(1 with large pool, 2 with free water)Close to EVERYTHING! 24 Hour Emergency 1 and 2 Bedroom & Studio $400-$575/mo. *AVAILABLE NOW* 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent1BR APT. Downtown Location, Clean. $450 mo, plus Security. NO PETS. Call 386-755-3456 2BR/1BAAPT. CH/A $500. mo $500 dep. No pets 386-697-4814 2BR/2BADUPLEX w/garage $700mth Plus Deposit Call 755-6867 ALANDLORD You Can Love! 2 br Apts $600. & up + sec. Great area. CH/Awasher/dryer hookups. 386-758-9351 or 352-208-2421 Downtown Ft White Upstairs Studio Apt, private and clean, Must have ref.1st+last+sec. $450/mo Available Feb 1st. 941-924-5183 GREATAREA West of I-75, deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups & patio. $625-$750 plus SEC. 386-438-4600 Nice Apt Downtown. Remodeled 1 bdrm. Kitchen, dining, LR $475. mo plus sec. Incld pest control. 386-362-8075 or 386-754-2951 UPDATED APT, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 720Furnished Apts. ForRentImmaculate Studio Apt. Avail Now $500. mo. $300. dep. Incl. appliances, cable, internet, water. Smoke Free Envir., No Pets 386-697-3031 or 386-487-5172 ROOMS FOR Rent. Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly or monthly rates. 1 person $145, 2 persons $155. weekly 386-752-5808 730Unfurnished Home ForRent2BR/2BAColumbia City Avail Now, no dogs, $700/mo $500/dep. 755-8818 or 344-4271 3BR/2BA, CH/AIR, All appliances $825/mo, 1st+last+sec. 560 SE Saint Johns St., LC FL32055 386-697-8893 or 305-962-2666 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 Nice 2BR/1BA174 Irma Ave., Avail. Feb 1st. CH&A, Washer /Dryer hook ups, No pets. $600/mth, $600 dep.386-344-5065 ON LAKE Jeffery 3BR/2BA, secluded and private, unattached office, carport & storage. $1000/mo 1st+last. 386-397-5131 750Business & Office RentalsOAKBRIDGE OFFICE Complex Professional Office Available 725 SE Baya Dr Call 752-4820 805Lots forSale 1/4 ACRE, new well, septic and power, paved rd, owner fin, no down pymt, $24,900, ($256 month) 352-215-1018 www.LandOwnerFinancing.com PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 810Home forSale 1BR/1BAw /24x30 workshop on 2.8 acres. Owner financing $4K down $491/mo 201 NWBronco Terr. 352-215-1018 www .LandOwnerFinancing.com 820Farms & Acreage10 ACRES with w/ss/pp. Owner financed, low down payment Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 www.landnfl.com 4 1/2 acre lot. Lake Jeffery Road. Gorgeous Oaks!Paved Rd Owner Financing! NO DOWN! $59,900. $525mo 352-215-1018. www .LandOwnerFinancing.com For You! Call 755-5440Today NEED HELP!Let Us Write Your Classified Ad
6BSports Jump Lake City Reporter New Patient Exam and Necessary X-rays DO150, DO330 First-time patient Reg. $136 $ 29 SAVINGS OF $107 Expires January 31, 2014 ASPEN DENTAL GROUP Weve Moved... 1847 S.W. Barnett Way Lake City (386) 755-1440 Randolph Medical Practices, P.A. Tommy Randolph, MD Family Practice Athena Randolph, MD Pediatrics 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) G. W. HUNTER, INC. 1130 US Hwy 90 W (386) 752-5890 WE NOW HAVE ETHANOL FREE PLUS GASOLINE ONLY AT INTENDED USES: BOATS & WATERCRAFTS COLLECTABLE VEHICLES OFF-ROAD VEHICLES MOTORCYCLES SMALL ENGINES 6B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2014 Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0421 INDIANS: Girls fall to Tornadoes Continued From Page 1B FSU: Caps another undefeated year Continued From Page 1B the challenge and our mind set and thats going to be my temperament going in, to be able to set that stage so we can do that and stay on top and be very competi tive at the top. Thats our nature as humans, its not too grind, its not to push. Thats why there is only one champion at the end, he said. Fisher did get a chance to savor the moment late after the game, surround ed by friends and family in his hotel room. He sat half asleep in a chair, exhausted, and nursed a pulled ham string he sustained running down the sideline and chas ing an official after Auburn wasnt called for a horse collar tackle at the end of a catch-and-run by Rashad Green late in the game. You feel like you want to sleep for about a week after these seasons, Fisher said. Well get back tomorrow and give the staff a day or so and then well get back recruiting and we got to get going. Its time for another one, he said. Twenty years after Florida State won its first nation al championship under Bowden, the Seminoles won the third in school his tory with his successor. The Seminoles broke a string of seven consecutive national champions from the SEC. Now Fisher and Bowden both have an undefeated season on their resumes. Its kind of fitting to me, Fisher said. It was Miami and Florida State every year. They had the teams. They were in it, the Nebraskas, the Oklahomas. The SEC couldnt get in it. But I think its very fitting that Florida State come full circle back and like I say, maybe we dont play in the SEC but we play in the South and weve got good football. Its like the reckon ing. Things are getting back in order again, he said. BRIEFS YOUTH BASEBALL Lake City registration open Lake City/Columbia County Youth Baseball spring online registra tion is under way at www.lcccyb.com through Feb. 1. Cost per player is $75 plus the online fee. Walk-up registration in the Babe Ruth Baseball Building at Southside Sports Complex is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays from Jan. 11 to Feb. 1. Fee of $85 includes jersey, baseball cap, socks and insurance. Five leagues are offered for ages 415. A parent or guardian mist accompany player and provide copy of birth certificate. Coaching infor mation is available from the league. The league is accepting donation of used baseball items. For details, call league president Jessica Langley at 867-1897. North Florida Young Guns tryout The North Florida Young Guns 10U travel baseball team has tryouts from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at the Santa Fe High girls softball field for serious players only. For details, call David Rodriguez at (352) 2582800. ADULT BASKETBALL Open play under way at RCC Richardson Community Center/Annie Mattox Park North is sponsoring adult (18 and older) open bas ketball. Play is 8-10 p.m. Tuesdays at Richardson Community Center. Cost is $2. For details, call Chris Craft at 292-1210. ADULT SOFTBALL Winter league registration set Columbia County Adult Softball winter league registration is under way through Friday. Cost is $250 at sign-up, along with a team roster and signed liability waivers and code of conduct. A coaches meeting is 7 p.m. Friday in the meeting room above the concession stand. For details, call Pete Bonilla at 623-6561. FLAG FOOTBALL Registration for Christ Central Christ Central Sports offers flag football for girls and boys ages 5-12. Registration continues through Friday. Cost is $45. For details, call Ronny Busscher at 365-2128. YOUTH BASKETBALL Registration for Boys Club hoops The Boys Club of Columbia County offers a basketball program for girls and boys ages 7-14. Registration is under way at the Boys Club on Jones Way through Friday. Cost is $45. Practices are twice weekly at the club. For details, call 752-4184 or come by the club. Sign-up for RCC/ AMN leagues 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, and will be limited to the first 40 children to sign up in each age group. 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. Fundraiser Saturday Richardson Community Center/Annie Mattox Park North and the Daughters of the Pride of B & S Combs Temple 1238 will host its annual pancake breakfast fundraiser on Saturday. Tickets are on sale for $5 and may be purchased from any board member and at Brians Sports, with all proceeds going to sup port the RCC/AMN and Lake City Middle Schools girls basketball program. The menu will consist of pancakes, Nettles sausage, eggs and orange juice. For details, call Mario Coppock at 754-7095. PREP FOOTBALL All-star game at Fort White High The 7th annual East/ West High School All-star Football Game is Jan. 18 at Fort White High. The game will feature seniors from surrounding high schools: Baldwin, Baker County, Bell, Branford, Chiefland, Columbia, Dixie County, Fort White, Hamilton County, Madison County, Lafayette, Taylor County, Santa Fe, Bradford, Suwannee and Trenton. Admission to the game is $5. Souvenir program ads may be purchased by con tacting Carole Dotson at 697-1875. For details, call chair man William Murphy at 288-4779. RUNNING Registration for Blue Grey 5k The Olustee Blue Grey 5K is 7:30 a.m. Feb. 15. Registration is at Carquest Auto Parts or Step Fitness. Online registration is at www.stepfitnessonline. com. Day-of registration has an increased fee. For details, contact Michelle Richards at step firstname.lastname@example.org OUTDOORS Economy pheasant shoot offered Leronia Allen is offering a parent/child pheasant shoots on Jan. 18 (fee due by Saturday), Feb. 22 (fee due by Feb. 15) and March 15 (fee due by March 8). Cost of the shoot is 100 birds for $160, which includes one adult and one child age 10-15. There will be eight back-up shooters at $50 for 100 birds and $70 for 200 birds. Spectator admission at the gate is $7 for ages 11 and older and $2 for children ages 2-10, with proceeds going to youth sports leagues. For details, call Allen at 754-9127. From staff reports Chris Cottrell added eight points, with four from Joe Powers and two each from Paul Perry and Isaiah Sampson. Fort White is 12-2 over all, with both losses com ing during the holiday tournament, and 6-0 in dis trict play. The Indians play Melody Christian Academy at 7 p.m. today in Live Oak. Lady Indians basketball Fort Whites girls bas ketball team lost, 63-29, to Bradford in Starke on Tuesday. Bradford was district champion to Fort Whites runner-up last year. Kasha Cook led the Lady Indians in scoring with 16 points. Cenise Armstrong scored nine points including a pair of 3-pointers. Alexa Hatcher and Desma Blake each scored two points. Fort White (3-8, 3-5) plays at Santa Fe High on Friday in a doubleheader with the boys. The tip is at 6 p.m. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Fort White Highs Alexa Hatcher makes a shot over Santa Fe defenders during a game in on Dec. 20.