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Lake City ReporterTHURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2014 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75¢ LAKECITYREPORTER.COM 1 TODAY IN COMMUNITY Rotarians celebrate literacy, 5A. CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 139, No. 247 52 29 Sunny, 2A TODAYS WEATHER Opinion . . . . . . 4APeople . . . . . . . . 2AObituaries . . . . . 5AAdvice & Comics . . 3BPuzzles . . . . . . . 4B TODAY IN SPORTS Indians breeze past Bulldogs, 1B. GUILTYJASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterWesley A. Jones (from left), his attorney Cliff Wil son, Assistant State Attorney John Durrett and Thir d Circuit Judge Julian Collins have a sidebar conference during tri al on Wednesday. TOP: Jones (right) is seen next to his attorney before the start of his trial on Wednesday. Jones w as convicted on sexual molestation charges. By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comThe founder and former owner of a website dedicated to helping find missing children was convicted of child molestation Wednesday. A five-man, one woman jury deliberated for about 45 minutes before returning a guilty verdict against Wesley A. Jones, 42, for lewd and lascivious molestation of a child. The conviction stemmed from an incident on July 25, 2012, where he touched a child inappropriately while in a shed near his home that he called his man cave. Jones, who had been quiet for most of the trial, calmly looked at deputy court clerk Calley Dekle as she read the verdict. Hope you all burn in hell, Former missing-child advocate convicted of child molestation. By AMANDA WILLIAMSONawilliamson@lakecityreporter.comMissy Zecher started her real estate career in 2007, just as the economy tumbled into a recession. Now, after the market has entered recovery, she is being recognized as the Lake City Realtor of the Year for all her hard work and dedication. Surrounded by fellow real estate agents, bankers and attorneys, Zecher graciously accept-ed the award dur-ing the Wednesday Lake City Board of Realtors luncheon at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites. The event also recognized Daniel Crapps with the Realtor Emeritus Award, introduced the 2014 Board of Realtors president Susan Eagle and installed the 2014 board and officers. I absolutely love this business, Zecher said. My husband is a builder, so I know home sales. Putting people in good homes is our familys passion. ... Being a Realtor isnt a 9-to-5 job, so my kids are out with me a lot put-ting up signs, placing lockboxes on houses... By AMANDA WILLIAMSONawilliamson@lakecityreporter.com As the years pass since Martin Luther King Jr.s I have a dream speech, Lake City civil rights activist Glynnell Presley worries that the youth may be forgetting what the iconic lead-er fought for. The Presley EXCEL and Scholars Program and the Youth for Christ Ministry will hold an 85th Birthday Observance Breakfast Saturday at 10 a.m. in honor of Dr. King. The event will be held at the Womans Club, located at 257 SE Hernando St. He changed not only Columbia County, but the United States and the world, Presley EXCEL to host MLK Jr. program Mobley STEVEN RICHMOND /Lake City ReporterCrash, fire on US 41Columbia County Fire Rescue workers extinguish a ve hicle fire on US 41 just north of I-10 around 5:30 p.m. W ednesday. Witnesses on the scene said the vehicle, traveling north, rearended a truck waiting to make left turn onto privat e property. Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterStan Batten, Lake City Board of Realtors immediate past president, awards Missy Zecher with a plaque after she was named 2013 LCBR Realtor of the Year Wednesday.BOARD OF REALTORSZecher named Realtor of Year Susan Eagle, the Lake City Board of Realtors president, awards Daniel Crapps the National Association of Realtors Realtor Emeritus award on Wednesday. By STEVEN RICHMONDsrichmond@lakecityreporter.comJoel Foreman, who recently threw his hat in the ring for county attorney in the November 2014 election, continues to serve as attor-ney for the Glen St. Mary town council and has done so since 2006. He was not a member of the council itself, as a story published Wednesday in the Reporter incorrectly stated. Foreman also was: Chair of The Ichetucknee Partnership from 2011-12; President of the Chamber of Commerce in 2013; Foreman is Glen St. Marylegal counsel BREAKFAST continued on 6A FOREMAN continued on 3A Former sheriffs son appointed in his place From staff reportsLAKE BUTLER Governor Rick Scott announced the appoint-ment of Brad Whitehead as Union County Sheriff Wednesday. Whitehead, 37, of Lake Butler, has served as the assistant war-den of programs for the Florida Department of Corrections since 2012. He previously served as the assistant warden of operations and as the senior prison inspector within the Office of the Inspector General. From 1998 through 2003, he served as a law enforcement detective for the Division of State Fire Marshal, Bureau of Fire & Arson Investigations. Whitehead received his bachelors degree from Florida State University. He succeeds Interim Sheriff Major Garry Seay for a term beginning January 15 and ending November 4. Whitehead is the son of former sheriff Jerry Whitehead, who died Dec. 18 after a brief illness. I absolutely love this business. My husband is a builder so I know home sales. Missy Zecher, LCBR Realtor of the YearRobbery try fails as victim pedals awayBy STEVEN RICHMONDsrichmond@lakecityreporter.comA Lake City man is behind bars after attempting to rob a local man at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon, LCPD reports. Police detained Corey Walter Dortly, 21, of 322 NE Bickel Drive, after the victim identi-fied him as the man who held him at gunpoint with a faded blue .380 caliber Beretta around 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, the arrest report said. The victim, a 29-yearold white male, was leav-ing Scaffs Food Store near NW Main Boulevard and NW Long Street when three men passed him in the parking lot, sling-ing racial slurs at him, the report said. The victim, traveling by bike on NW Long Street, was approached by the three men again, police said. When one of the men, Dortly, approached him and asked What money you got on you, cracker, the victim told the alleged robber to mind his own business, according to the report. The victim recalls Dortly then brandishing a small caliber grayish color semi-automatic pistol and said to him I got my pistol, Ill burn you, cuz, police said. The victim fled on his bike and called the police from a nearby convenience store, the report said. Police returned to the area and found three men matching the description given by the victim, includ-ing the alleged gunman, police said. According to the report, the alleged gunman said he saw two jits aggravating a white male but denied hav-ing any knowledge of the incident. Police said they arrested Dortly without further incident. Dortly REALTORS continued on 3A DORTLY continued on 6A GUILTY continued on 3A Jones
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Record highRecord low Normal month-to-dateNormal year-to-date THU 5229 FRI 6127 SAT 5229 SUN 6134 MON 6538 WEATHER BY-THE-DAY 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 ThuFriSatSunMonTueWed 65 79 78 66 74 6262 48 61 62 42 39 4141 Actual highActual low Average highAverage low REGIONAL FORECAST MAP for Thursday, Jan. 16 Thursday's highs/Thursday night's low 6 High mins to burn 30 Sunny Northwest wind10 mph Partly cloudy Sunny West wind10 mph Sunny Northwest wind15 mph Sunny West wind10 mph 8:03 a.m. HI LOHI LOHI LOHI LOHI LO 2014 0.19" 7:29 p.m. PEOPLE IN THE NEWS AROUND FLORIDA Cap Coral fireman on German TV CAPE CORAL The Cape Coral Fire Department is about to hit prime time in Germany. The News-Press of Fort Myers reports a two-man crew is following Juergen Schmidt, 51, a firefighter from Germany, for a show called Achtung Kontrolle! The show is one of the most popular reality shows aired on Kabel 1 in Germany. The segment could air in March. The hour-long show features 15-minute seg-ments on people who work in either law enforcement or other high-risk profes-sions. A crew arrived in southwest Florida last week to follow Schmidt as he goes about his work as a first responder. They got a close-up look during a 24-hour shift as the fire-fighters aided a woman who had fallen and injured herself to saving the life of a small child who was not breathing. Schmidt speaks fluent German. He explained on camera what the firefight-ers experienced, as long as patients give their permis-sion. A lot of Germans have a house here or live here or they come on vaca-tion, said editor Thomas Luecke. When they can, they move into the warmth. They love Cape Coral, they love reports from Florida and they love to see Juergen sweat in the sun and work.Baby boom at Gulf Breeze Zoo GULF BREEZE The Gulf Breeze Zoo is experi-encing a baby boom. Since October, the zoo has welcomed several babies, including a hippo, two kangaroos, two bongos and a giraffe. The Northwest Florida Daily News reports the zoos youngest animal is Gamba, a giraffe born Nov. 10. Hes grown more than 2 feet since his birth and is beginning to eat whole foods. He definitely has his own personality, said Tenielle Welch, curator at the zoo in the Florida Panhandle. He likes to do what he wants to do and you cant make him do any-thing else. She says visitors are always asking about Gamba. Hes at a fun stage. Hes learning to taste, discover. Hes figuring out how his body works. The other babies are also thriving in their new envi-ronment.Career cant offset texting murder WESLEY CHAPEL A Florida sheriff says a retired Tampa police officers praiseworthy career doesnt offset the severity of the charge that he shot and killed another man after an argument at a movie theater over texting. Curtis Reeves, 71, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 43-year-old Chad Oulson on Monday. Reeves was ordered held without bond Tuesday pending another hearing. As a police officer for more than two decades until his retirement in 1993, Reeves regularly received outstanding eval-uations and numerous let-ters of commendation for his leadership skills and training he led for other agencies on gun safety and other topics. Still, Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said Tuesday: It didnt matter what he had done previ-ously in his life. You dont shoot someone over a tex-ting incident. As a police officer, Reeves was often praised for his problem-solving and ability to manage stressful situations. Captain Reeves not only has the ability to act deci-sively when necessary but has the foresight to initiate the proper course of action to avoid conflict, a super-visor remarked in one job performance review.Pine wants more from US before Sochi BEVERLY HILLS C hris Pine says the U.S. should have done more in the run-up to the Sochi Olympics to protest Russias anti-gay legislation, which he calls clearly awful, archaic, hostile non-sense. I think we should do more than just send gay Olympians there, the 33-year-old actor said in an interview while promoting his film Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit. Whats happening there in terms of gay rights or the lack of it is extraordinary and awful. Pines character tries to thwart a terror attack on the U.S. that originates in Russia and takes on a powerful Russian tech magnate in his new movie, opening Friday. Its based on the late author Tom Clancys work but doesnt revolve around the plot of any single book. The Ryan character, portrayed in previous films by Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford and Ben Affleck, was originally a CIA operative working during the Cold War. The new Ryan faces a different land-scape. Its not like the Bay of Pigs where nuclear war is going to start at the drop of a hat. At least its not there, Pine said of current U.S.-Russia relations. The Russian law on propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations among minors was signed into law by President Vladimir Putin last year. Originally titled the law on homosexual propaganda, the bill criminalizes public expression of support for nontraditional relation-ships. The U.S. is sending openly gay former Olympic athletes Billie Jean King, Brian Boitano and Caitlin Cahow to the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics, which start Feb. 7. Sophia Bush grows up with Chicago P.D. NEW YORK Sophia Bush is happy to be hanging with grown-ups. She spent nine years on the CW series One Tree Hill, which fol-lowed a group of young people from their teens into their twenties. Now the 31-year-old actress plays a cop closer to her own age on NBCs Chicago P.D., airing Wednesdays (10 p.m. EST). Finally! she exclaimed in a recent interview when asked about what it means to make the transition. When youre working on a show whose subject matter is deemed to be teen, even though it evolved out of that, theres still an energy to it that can be very frustrating as an adult human being and it was really hard for a lot of us, she said. As the years went on we felt that we were growing and our charac-ters were growing but there was still this really terrible high-school bully energy. Chicago P.D. is a spinoff of the NBC series Chicago Fire. It focuses on the Intelligence Unit of the Chicago Police Department. The show is produced by Dick Wolf, creator and executive producer of the Law & Order franchise. 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As he spake these words, many believed on him. John 8:28-30 See an error? Thought for Today The Lake City Reporter accepts photographs and caption information to run at the discretion of the editor. If you would like to see your orga nization in the newspaper, send the picture and information to associate editor Emily Lawson at email@example.com. Submissions AMANDA WILLIAMSON /Lake City ReporterWheeler awarded Academic Top ScholarHolly Wheeler earned the Academic Top Scholar Award for Columbia County School District during the 2012-13 year, and was presen ted the honor during the Tuesday night School Board meeting. The award is given yearly to a graduating senior based on several high academic standards, incl uding a 3.5 weighted GPA and 100 hours of community service. (From left: board chai rman Keith Hudson, Holly Wheeler and school superintendent Terry Huddles ton). 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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 THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2014 3A Zechers husband serves as the president of the Columbia County Builders Association, and she has two boys. Over her five years in the business, Zecher has worked very hard to build her business. She is also an active partici pant in Columbia County Schools, volunteering for classrooms, the Robotics Club and CHS football booster club. Along with her husband, Bryan Zecher, Missy is a member of the Lake CityColumbia County Chamber of Commerce. Bryan Zecher wished his wife a big congratulations for win ning the award. As a family and a hus band, were very proud of her accomplishments and what she has done in the last five years, he added. The Realtor of the Year Award, former president Stan Batten said, is not a popularity contest. Its an honor given to real estate agents in Columbia County who best exhibit the quali ties that best exemplify the profession. Susan Eagle, 2014 President for the Board, said shes very excited to take over Stan Battens former position. She has served on the board for 25 years. I really look forward to the new year, Eagle said. All the projections that weve heard in our meet ings have been very posi tive. Florida is projected to be the third most popu lated state in the county. ... 1,500 people per day moved into Florida. I wish they all move to Lake City. In addition to announcing Eagle as the new president for the board, the luncheon also installed the rest of the members for the board and for the North Florida Multiple Listing Service board. Pam Beauchamp was announced as president elect of the Lake City Board of Realtors and Susan Sloan as the secre tary. Board members for 2014 are Darrell Hunt, Anita Handy, Vic Lantroop, Samantha Prueter, Robin Schwartz, Kellie Shirah and Jeff Taylor. During the meeting, realtor Daniel Crapps announced Lisa Hicks as president of North Florida MLS, and Nancy Rogers as the vice president and secretary. Board directors for 2014 are Heather Craig, Amber Roberts Crawford, Thom Duncan, Martha Jo Khachigan, Gary Thomas, Elaine Tolar and Missy Zecher. After 40 years in the realtor business, Daniel Crapps was honored at the luncheon with a Realtor Emeritus Award. He became a realtor in June 1973 after graduating from the University of Florida. When we first started, we had no cell phones, no lockboxes and no MLS, Crapps said. Back then, we spent all our time run ning from office to office to get keys. You show up to a house to show it, and the people didnt show up so you had to run to a conve nience store to get on a pay phone to call the office to see if they had called. And, we were lost half the time. Crapps originally start ed in the business at the Coolidge Davis Real Estate office in Gainesville. Shortly after, he opened his own business in Live Oak in 1975 and then in Lake City in 1983. Over the years, Crapps said he has made a lot of friends and seen a lot of happy cus tomers. To him, the most rewarding part of the job is seeing the excitement of his customers when they purchase their first home. I wouldnt do anything else, he said. I plan on having my retirement and funeral the same day. REALTORS Continued From 1A Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Officers and directors of the 2014 Lake City Board of Realtors pose for a photograph during a luncheon held at Holiday Inn & Suites on Wednesday. Pictured are Robin Schwartz (from left), president elect Pam Beauchamp, immediate past president Stan Batten, Susan Sloan, Kellie Shirah, Samantha Prueter, Darrell Hunt, Jeff Taylor, president Susan Eagle and Vic Lantroop. Not pictured is Anita Handy. Officers and directors of the 2014 North Florida Multiple Listing Service pose for a photograph during a luncheon held at Holiday Inn & Suites on Wednesday. Pictured are Amber RobertsCrawford (from left), Elaine Tolar, president Lisa Hicks, Murphy McLean, Martha Jo Khachigan, Heather Craig, Missy Zecher and Gary Thomas. Not pictured are vice president/secretary Nancy Rogers, Lake City Board of Realtors president Susan Eagle and Thom Duncan. he said as he turned toward the courtroom gallery where some of his accusers and their parents sat, as he was being led by a bailiff to be fin gerprinted and handcuffed. Many of the juvenile accusers burst into tears following Jones comment. After he was cuffed he began crying as he was led from the courtroom. John Durrett, the assistant state attorney prosecuting the case, opposed any bond for Jones and asked that he be remanded to Columbia County Sheriffs Office custody, which he was. Durrett headed upstairs to the State Attorneys Office with the victims and their families after the verdict was read. I thought the verdict was fair and just, he said. I am satisfied with the verdict. The next step in the case is Jones sentencing, preliminarily set for 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 10. In the meantime the Department of Corrections will prepare a presentencing investigative report, which is confidential, but will be presented to the court to aid in its determination of an appropriate sentence. Jones was represented by Cliff Wilson, assistant regional counsel with the Office of Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel for Region 1. The jury heard it (the case). I respect the decision of the verdict. I may not agree with the decision of the jury, but I respect the ver dict, he said. Wilson said he plans to file an appeal to the First District Court of Appeal in Tallahassee. Wednesdays proceedings began with Columbia County Sheriffs detective Keith Spradley testifying, and he remained on the stand most of the day. During his testimony he played two audio recordings from inter views with Jones immediately following the incident and later showed a video of Jones being interviewed at the sheriffs office. The interviews, which were edited for content relevant to the trial, re-affirmed Jones as thenowner and president of the Be On The Lookout For website and corporation. Jones was the sub ject of stories on local websites and a radio interview where his fundraising efforts were featured. Durrett noted the website had no officials ties to the government or law enforcement. The two audio recordings lasted approximately 45 minutes each, while the video interview lasted for roughly 90 minutes. During the audio interviews Jones told what he remembered about the night of the offense to Spradley and a Department of Children and Families investigator. When the DCF investigator asked Jones whether he touched the child inappropriately he responded: 12year-olds dont exactly turn me on, he said. When the investigator asked whether he put his hand under her shirt and touched her, Jones said he wasnt sure. On July 27, 2012, Jones was interviewed at the sheriffs office for more than two hours by Det. Katina Dicks and Spradley. Dicks repeatedly asked Jones whether he touched the child and he continued to say he didnt recall touching her and he didnt touch her. Later in the interview he said if he touched her he was a mon ster, and began to cry. Jones opted not to testify in his defense. The case was heard in Courtroom 2 of the Columbia County Courthouse with Third Circuit Judge Julian Collins presiding. GUILTY Continued From 1A FOREMAN Continued From 1A Chair of the Third Judicial Circuit Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee 201112; Member of the Rotary Club since late 2013; Foreman is: Chair of the Third Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission June 2013-14; Special Magistrate of Code Enforcement for White Springs; Engaged by the Columbia County Sheriffs Office for civil asset forfeiture cases; A representative of the Economic Development Advisory Board.
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Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org March ready to hit stride New Yorks sudden left turn N ew York City is a cultural center, a com-merce center, a finance center, a media center and every now and then an ideological inanity center. Its voters proved as much in elect-ing as mayor Bill de Blasio, an income equality kind of guy who just could become the next John Lindsay, a mayor who helped make a great city a sad city until other mayors, after a long, hard climb, finally made it great again. Some on the far right continue to preach the virtue of trickle-down economics, he said in his inaugural speech. They believe that the way to move forward is to give more to the most fortunate, and that some-how the benefits will work their way down to everyone else. What utter buffoonery this is. What defenders of free markets preach is the virtue of freedom that helps create prosperity while giving us all more of a chance to pursue the kind of life we want. It is the left that preaches a trickle-down theory by which an ever bigger, ever more coercive government grabs money from taxpayers and passes it on in welfare programs that would be less needed if there was less inter-vention in the first place. Whats most vitally needed to help the poor are such cultural changes are far fewer fatherless homes and politi-cal changes that unleash the saving power of the market place. Governmental trickle-down, however, is the de Blasio theme. Whichever direction the rich or the unwary turn, he wants to take their cash and sprinkle it on someone else, sometimes the poor. To finance more prekindergarten programs in the city, he wants higher city income taxes on those making more than $500,000 a year. He wants to take money from char-ter schools, which are not rich, to spend on other schools. I am not sure how hes going to finance it, but Ive also read in a roundup of promises that he wants to do sweet-deal favors for the citys unions. On top of that, he apparently wants to swipe money from park programs financed privately to spend on other park programs, and he wants a minimum wage hike. Ah, the minimum wage. Its the answer to all the woes of the poor, isnt it? No. It affects relatively few of the poor, the good it does is mini-mal and more economists think its harm outdoes its good than those who think otherwise, according to at least one survey. I have nothing against being fair to city workers, but you have to be fair to taxpayers, too, and promis-ing public employees too much has gotten scads of municipalities into devastatingly deep trouble. New Yorks charter schools have report-edly done a pretty good job and the main thing about them, its said, is that they offer variety in a system that needs more. Prekindergarten programs can be greatly beneficial if done right and if there is follow-up in the K-12 public schools. But New York States liberal governor, Mario Cuomo, says such a program can be otherwise financed, and listen: Combined state, federal and local taxes in the state are already among the highest in the nation and that could be at least one reason many residents are fleeing and often going instead to Florida, which has no state income tax. Some remember him as a shining star, but New Yorks liberal Mayor Lindsay demonstrated in the late 1960s and early 1970s that it just does not work to fatten government through putting the private sector on too strict a diet. Some observers believe he contributed to a decline not dramatically reversed until two relatively conservative mayors Rudolph Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg came along. De Blasio seems to want to go back to the bad old days and you have to hope he either sees the light or his policy dreams are thwarted. TODAY IN HISTORY On this date:In 1547, Ivan IV of Russia (popularly known as Ivan the Terrible) was crowned Czar. In 1883, the U.S. Civil Service Commission was established. In 1920, Prohibition began in the United States as the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution took effect, one year to the day after its ratification. In 1935, fugitive gangster Fred Barker and his mother, Kate Ma Barker, were killed in a shootout with the FBI at Lake Weir. In 1942, actress Carole Lombard, 33, her mother Elizabeth and 20 other people were killed when their plane crashed near Las Vegas, Nev., while en route to California from a war-bond promotion tour. In 1944, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower took command of the Allied Expeditionary Forces in London. In 1969, two manned Soviet Soyuz spaceships became the first vehicles to dock in space and transfer personnel. In 1978, NASA named 35 candidates to fly on the space shuttle, including Sally K. Ride, who became Americas first woman in space, and Guion S. Bluford Jr., who became Americas first black astronaut in space. In 1991, the White House announced the start of Operation Desert Storm to drive Iraqi forces out of Kuwait. In 2003, the space shuttle Columbia blasted off under extremely tight security for what turned out to be its last flight; on board was Israels first astronaut, Ilan Ramon. Q Associated Press F or the next 79 days, folks here and across the land will be gear-ing up for the March for Babies, the culmination of the annual fundraising effort by the March of Dimes. This year, the local chapter is shooting to increase donations by at least 10 per-cent over 2013. We wish them success.The March of Dimes has made great strides since 1938. The focus is no longer polio, but rather ensuring healthy, full-term pregnancies. And their efforts are sorely needed.In the Suwannee River Valley alone, 13.4 percent of all births are premature, and four babies die before their first birthday. Progress isnt always as fast as one would like, but it does arrive. The March goes on, saving newborns every day. Proposed MFLs inadequate To the Editor:The Ichetucknee Alliance, a new group created to restore, protect and preserve the Ichetucknee River system, has been watching with interest the Suwannee River Water Management Districts process of setting minimum flows and levels (MFLs) for the Lower Santa Fe and Ichetucknee rivers. It is interesting but not surprising that the Suwannee River Water Management District, the St. Johns River Water Management District and the Florida Springs Institute have all reached different conclu-sions about flow levels and MFLs in these two rivers. That is, after all, how science works. Scientists examine a problem and reach dif-ferent conclusions before they eventually come to agreement. Because science can be an imperfect process and because the Ichetucknee River is a vitally impor-tant part of the economy and social fabric of our area, the Alliance pro-motes the idea of the Precautionary or Conservative Principle: In situ-ations where science is uncertain and there exists the potential to cause great environmental damage, we are justified in choosing the action that causes the least amount of harm. We do not believe that the current process conforms to this principle and we do not believe that this process has resulted in MFLs that will accomplish our goal of restoring flow to the Ichetucknee River. The Alliance is also deeply concerned about the track record of MFL enforcement in Florida. Clearly, the MFL process is worse than useless without rigorous moni-toring, enforcement and adjust-ment. Typically, the establishment of MFLs has been used to justify the current patterns of consump-tive use of the sort that have led to reduced flows in the Ichetucknee. In Keystone Heights, for example, new and lower MFLs are being pro-posed even after lake levels have continued to fall. There is also an unspoken ethical question at the heart of the MFL process: Does our generation have the right to deprive future genera-tions of a natural system that has existed for thousands of years? The proposed MFLs are woefully inadequate to achieve our goals; however, we appreciate that after many years of waiting the MFLs are finally being set because we real-ize that the Ichetucknee River has no protection without MFLs. We especially appreciate the creation of a Recovery Plan that is a critically important official acknowledgement of the degradation and continuing threats faced by the Ichetucknee, which is Outstanding Florida Water. When the MFLs are set and the Recovery Plan is officially adopted, the Alliance stands willing, ready and able to work with the water management districts to meet and then exceed the goals of the Recovery Plan. At the same time, we plan to be a force for account-ability in the implementation of that plan and a strong voice advocating for the restoration, protection and preservation of the Ichetucknee River. John D. JoplingPresidentIchetucknee Alliance, Inc. Q Jay Ambrose is the former director of editorial policy for Scripps Howard Newspapers, and was editor of The Rocky Mountain News in Denver and the El Paso-Herald Post. Readers may send him email at email@example.com. Jay AmbroseSpeaktoJay@aol.com LETTERS TO THE EDITOR4AOPINION
Announcements Golf Cart drivers The Shands Lake Shore hospital auxiliary is in need of volunteers to drive the golf cart for patients com ing to and from appoint ments. Anyone with a valid drivers license is asked to please donate four hours a week of their time. Pick up an application at the gift shop or call (386)292-8000, ext. 21216. Open registration The Boys Club of Columbia County is now registering for their winter program which is on now through March 1. Fees for the session are $200 and include transportation from all elementary, junior and high schools. The club offers a vari ety of activities including sports, arts and crafts, game rooms, library and special events. The club offers a homework pro gram with tutorial help for all children. A computer lab is also available. Call 752-4184 or visit the club on Jones Way for more information. Jim Stafford in Concert Jim Stafford will perform at the Levy Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 20. Some of the concerts proceeds will benefit our United Way. Tickets are $25 or 2 for $40 and are available at United Way through Friday by call ing 752-5604. On Monday, at 2 p.m., a booth will open at the Levy Performing Arts Center for additional ticket sales. Today Grief and Loss meeting The Hospice Foundation of America will present Supporting Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities through Life-Ending Illness, Grief and Loss on Thursday, Jan. 16 from 12-3 p.m. at the Wings Education Center located in the Lake City Plaza. To make a res ervation for this presenta tion, call Vicki Myers at 386-755-7714 ext. 2411. Police Academy The LCPD is currently accepting applications for the 3rd session of the Citizens Police Academy which will begin on Jan. 16. The 12-week course will be held every Thursday night from 6-9 p.m. at the Public Safety Building Training Room. Space is limited and applicants must pass the criminal background screening, be 18 years of age, be a US Citizen, hold a valid drivers license and have no criminal history. Deadline for applications is Monday, Jan. 13 at 5 p.m. To request an application, contact Audre Washington at 386-719-5742 or washing firstname.lastname@example.org. Retired Educators The Columbia County Retired Educators will meet Thursday, Jan. 16 at 1 p.m. at the school Board Adult Education Center, Room 120. For more information, contact Will Brown at 386752-4074. Spring Gardening The UF/IFAS Extension is hosting a number of workshops beginning with Spring Vegetable Gardening on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 5:45 p.m. at the Ft. White Public Library. The workshop speakers will be Gerry Murphy and Bill Whitley. The public is invited. Camera Club The Branford Camera Club will hold its month ly meeting on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. at Cuzins Restaurant. Our program will focus on Getting to Know Your Camera, so bring your camera and own ers manual to the meeting. Community Outreach Ministry Pointing People to Christ meets every Thursday at 6 p.m. at 284 SW Beech Street. The pub lic is invited. Call Essie Wilson at 386-755-1483 for more information. Jan. 17 Masonic Banquet Gold Standard Lodge #167 will be hosting their annual Masonic Banquet on Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Westside Community Center, 431 SW Birley Ave. Cost is $20. For tickets and more information, contact Raymond Brady at 386-3652535. Arbor Day Celebration The Sparkleberry Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will have an Arbor Day Celebration on Friday, Jan. 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. next to Branford Town Hall on US 129. Stop by our booth and receive a free native tree with planting instructions. Limit one per family. The Sparkleberry Chapter meets the second Tuesday of each month. Lillie Ross Adams Mrs. Lillie Ross Adams, 78, en tered into eternal rest January 9, 2014 following a sudden illness. Lillie was born September 9, 1935 in Lake City, Florida to Ben and Dolia Adams. Both precede her in death. She was edu cated in the public schools of Columbia County and was an active member of the Northside Church of Christ. Lillie had a special love for gardening and her labor. Others preceding her in death: a daughter, Sylvia Kel ly; three brothers, Ben Adams, Herbert Adams, Eddie Adams. Left to cherish loving memo ries: daughters, Ann (Arvilia) Rossin Christine Pope; sons, Robert Cooper, Earl Cooper, Wilbert Adams (Pat); (24) grand children, including devoted granddaughter, Kenndria Ros sin; (37) great grandchildren; sisters, Ella Shaw, Dolia Mur phy; special niece, Toyia Brown; hosts of other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Lillie Ross Adams will be 11:00 a.m. Satur day, January 18, 2014 at North side Church of Christ, 378 NW Gibson Lane, Lake City, FL. Adrian B. Harper, Sr. Minister. Family will receive friends from 5:00 7:00 p.m. Friday, January 17, 2014 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 Ivan Dale Alexander, Sr. Mr. Ivan Dale Alexander, Sr, resident of Lake Butler, Flor ida, passed away January 8, 2014. Ivan was born on July 30, 1974 in Gainesville, Florida to Irie Hamilton and Betty Al exander. He was educated in the Union County school system, graduating with the class of 1994 and was a mem ber of Christ Central Church. Ivan leaves to cherish memo ries; wife, Victoria Alexan der; children, Keyana, Tay lor, Kaitlyn, Madison, Ivan, Jr., Aaron, Destiny, Gabrielle and Victor; mother, Betty Al exander Bacon (Cecil); hosts of other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Ivan Alex ander will be 11:00 a.m. Satur day, January 18, 2014 at Victory Christian Center, 705 SW 6th Street, Lake Butler, FL. Family will receive friends from 6:00 8:00 p.m. Friday, January 17, 2014 at Victory Christian Center. 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 Kathleen Ellen Bates Mrs. Kathleen Ellen Bates, age 59, of Providence, Fla. died Tuesday, Jan. 14, in the Select Specialty Hospital, Gainesville, Fla. following a long illness. She was born in Raleigh, N.C. and had resided in Lake City and Providence, Fla. for over 50 Correctional Facility and was a dispatcher with the Lake City Patrol with a total of 28 years of service with the State of Florida. She was a graduate of Colum bia High School and earned a degree in criminology from the University of Florida. She was member of the Hopeful Baptist Church and enjoyed cooking and helping with many church functions. She is survived by her parents, Wilbur and Mary Ellen Bates of Crystal River, Fla.: Three brothers, Wilbur H. (Rita) Bates, Jr. of Providence, Fla., David T. (Diane) Bates of Stuart, Fla. and Joseph R. (An gela) Bates of Piedmont, Ala. Funeral services will be con ducted at 11 A.M. Saturday, Jan. 18, in the Hopeful Bap tist Church with Rev. Richard Rodriquez, Minister of Senior will be in Hopeful Cemetery, Columbia County, Fla. Visi tation will be from 10 to 11 A.M. (One hour before servic es) at the church. GUERRY FUNERAL HOME 2659 S. W. Main Blvd. Lake City, Fla. in charge of arrangements. www.guerryfuneralhome.net Mary Frances Harrell Mrs. Mary Frances Harrell, 98, of Lake City, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, January 14,2014. Born on July 7, 1915 to her parents Andrew Jackson Sell ers and Ether Newsome and her grandparents J.M.Y Sell ers and Mary Elizabeth Casey Sellers. She was preceded in death by her husband and child hood sweetheart, Joe C. Harrell. Survivors included her daugh ters; Jackie Harrell Rich, of Lake City, Fl., Linda Juniel Davis (Jim) of Columbus, Ga., grand children; Kimberly R. Cole (John) of Lake City, Fl., Kevin Rich (Margaret) of Westminster, Co., Matthew Davis of New York City, NY., great grand children Tyler Hagler, Lauren Hagler, Michael Hagler all of Lake City, Fl., Nathan Rich, Jo seph Rich both of Westminster, Co. She always wore a hat and was frequently referred to by her friends as The Hat Lady. She never met a stranger and was loved by all who knew her. Visitation with the family will be held from 5:00-7:00 P.M. on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at Gateway Forest Lawn Fu neral Home. The Funeral Ser vice will be held 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at IVEY FUNERAL HOME in Bainbridge, Ga. Arrange ments are under the direction of GATEWAYFOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME 3596 S U.S. Hwy 441, Lake City, Fl., 32025, (386) 752-1954. Please leave words of love and comfort for the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.com Daniel David Thomas Mr. Daniel David Thomas, 92, of Lake City, Fl., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Janu ary 14, 2014 at The Health Center of Lake City, follow ing a lengthy illness. He was the son of the late John Euell Thomas and Ollie Milton Thomas. He was born in the Deep Creek area and has been a lifelong resident of Columbia County. He was a charter member of the Deep Creek Advent Christian Church. He was preceded in death by two daughters, Joyce Thomas John son and Linda Thomas Brett, one son, James David Thomas, and his brothers, Jack Leo Thomas, Leonard Buddy Thomas, and sister, Rosalie Thomas Jackson. He is survived by his loving companion of 23 years, Sallie Reddick, seven sons; Edward (Bonnie) Thomas, Donald (Su san) Thomas, Richard (Debbie) Thomas, Calvin (Dale) Thomas, Kim (Evelyn) Thomas, Danny (Melissa) Thomas, all of Lake City, Fl., and Daryl (Tiffany) Thomas, of Pell City, Alabama, one daughter; Margaret (Ches ter) Johnson of Lake City, Fl., two sisters, Edna Thomas Tu lip, of Haines City, Fl., Thelma Thomas Counts, of Lake City, Fl. Also surviving are numerous grandchildren and great grand children, along with many niec es, nephews, cousins, and Sal lies family, her sisters, her son, Kenny Reddick and her daugh ter Beth (Dennis) Freeman. Funeral services for Mr. Thom as will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Gateway Forest Lawn Funeral Home with Rev. How ard Thomas and Rev. Herman will follow in Oak Grove Bap tist Cemetery. Visitation will the family will be held from 5:00-8:00 P.M. on Friday, Janu ary 17, 2014 at the Deep Creek Community Center. Arrange ments are under the direction of GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME 3596 S U.S. Hwy 441, Lake City, Fl., 32025, (386) 752-1954. Please leave words of love and comfort for the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.com Obituaries are paid advertise ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified depart ment at 752-1293. 5A HAVE QUESTIONS ON AUTO INSURANCE? CHAT WITH NICOLE 755-1666 Need A Quote? Weekly Steak Specials Family Pack Offers & Great Meat Packages Weekly Steak Specials Fresh & Local Meats Fresh To Go Sides, Salads, Spreads & More! Just in ... Fresh Florida Citrus, Local Organic Kale, Bok Choy, Collards, Leaf Lettuce & Romaine www. 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Hair: Black Eyes: Brown Wanted For: VOP Shooting into an Occupied Vehicle/Vessel Wanted As Of: 12/16/2013 **History of Violence** **Prior Use or Possession of Weapon** Stacy Renee Meharg DOB: 08/03/1984 Height: 5 Weight: 110 lbs. Hair: Unknown (Pink at this time) Eyes: Brown Wanted For: VOP Possession of Controlled Substance Wanted As Of: 01/06/2014 Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these individuals is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Columbia County. Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER COMMUNITY THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2014 5A COMMUNITY CALENDAR To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Emily Lawson at 754-0424 or by e-mail at elawson@lakecityreporter. com. OBITUARIES AMANDA WILLIAMSON /Lake City Reporter Rotarians help celebrate literacy President of Peoples State Bank Robin Green (top and left) and First Baptist Church of Lake City preacher Robert Bass (right), both members from the Rotary Club of Lake City, read to a group of four-year-olds at Happy House daycare Wednesday in honor of the sixth annual Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! After the Rotarians finished reading, they handed out the book Is Your Mama a Llama? to every student present. Other organizations across the state of Florida also read the same book to their voluntary pre-kindergarten students in honor of the week-long event, which celebrates the tre mendous success of Floridas students over the past decade.
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He was paramount in bring-ing about the Civil Rights Act and the Voters Rights Act. The students involved in the Excel and Scholars Program and the Youth for Christ Ministry selected Dr. Brooke Mobley as the key-note speaker for the MLK breakfast. Mobley is a staff physician at DaVita Kidney Specialists of North Florida in Lake City, where she spe-cializes in Nephrology and Hypertension. She gradu-ated from Philadelphia College Osteopathic Medicine in 2008, and obtained her Master of Business Administration from St. Joseph University. Mobley completed her two-year nephrology fellowship in 2013. Themed One Man, One Dream, One Legacy, the breakfast will feature Mobleys speech and then honor several local physi-cians. In addition, the event will feature several children from the EXCEL program and ministry. Students will be conducting the prayer and hosting the event. A seventh-grader from Tampa, Devon Guice, will play the violin. You get the kids involved so they can learn their his-tory, learn about Dr. Kings accomplishments, Presley said.It was not one-sided. It was an integrated move-ment. Dr. Kings movement helped break down the walls of discrimination in America. Dr. Tony Buzzella, a local musician, will be the featured entertainment. Tickets will be sold for $20 each and can be purchased from Glynnell, Sharyn or Bernice Presley. They can be reached at 386-752-4074 or 386-719-4389. Tickets will not be available at the door, but can be purchased until 8 p.m. Friday night. The public is invited to attend the event with a spe-cial invitation to all elected officials, clergy, judges and Columbia County School personnel. BREAKFASTContinued From 1A Dortly was booked into Columbia County Detention Facilityhis third visit for robbery since June 2010without bond. He faces a first degree felony charge for armed robbery. DORTLYContinued From 1A From staff reportsHabitat for Humanity of Lake City is looking for local volunteers to help this Saturday with various projects as they continue to build their sixth home. The building is taking place at 863 NW Early Street. Volunteers will be working from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. No experience is necessary. Hands-on training will be available on site in real time. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old. Lunch and cold beverages will be provided. Call George Burnham at 386-590-0800 for more information. Habitat for Humanity seeking volunteers Tampa cop struck by vehicle during investigationAssociated PressTAMPA Authorities say a man is in custody after hitting a Tampa police captain with his vehicle. Police were investigating a tip Wednesday morning about the dealing of stolen merchandise and guns. Officers started by following a suspects car in an unmarked police car, but then several police vehicles boxed in the suspects car. As Captain Stephen Hartnett approached the vehicle, police say 23-yearold Jaime Parchmon rammed a police car and tried to run over Hartnett. A second offi-cer, Sigure ONeal, fired into the Parchmons car, hitting him in the shoulder. Police say Parchmon drove away but had to aban-don his car at a dead end. He made it about a block before officers caught him. Hartnett taken to a nearby hospital, where he was treated and released. Parchmon remains hospitalized in stable condition. Police say charges against him are pending.
Lake City Reporter SPORTS Story ideas? Contact Tim Kirby Sports Editor 754-0421 email@example.com Lake City Reporter SPORTS Thursday, January 16, 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 Bulldog blowout JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Fort White Highs Paul Perry attempts a lay-up while playing against Suwannee High on Tuesday. Indians blast Suwannee, 73-49, behind 24 from Wyche GAMES BRIEFS CHS FOOTBALL Awards banquet set for Jan. 23 The Columbia High football banquet is 6:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at the school cafeteria. Tickets are being offered for $12 through Friday at McDuffie Marine & Sporting Goods and Hunter Printing. Ticket price after Friday and at the door is $15. For details, contact Quarterback Club president Randy Thomas at email@example.com ADULT BASKETBALL Open play under way at RCC Richardson Community Center/ Annie Mattox Park North is sponsoring adult (18 and older) open basketball. Play is 8-10 p.m. Tuesdays at Richardson Community Center. Cost is $2. For details, call Chris Craft at 292-1210. 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 contacting Carole Dotson at 697-1875. For details, call chairman William Murphy at 288-4779. From staff reports Today Fort White High boys soccer at Lafayette High, 6 p.m. Columbia High boys basketball vs. Oakleaf High, 7:30 p.m. (JV-6) Fort White High boys basketball at Interlachen High, 7:30 p.m. (JV-6) Friday Columbia High boys soccer at Suwannee High, 7 p.m. (JV-5) Fort White High boys basketball at Keystone Heights High, 7 p.m. (JV5:30) Columbia High girls basketball at Oakleaf High, 7:30 p.m. (JV-6) Saturday Columbia High boys basketball at Palatka High, 7:30 p.m. (JV-6) Tigers trying to make it a mess By BRANDON FINLEY firstname.lastname@example.org Columbia High basketball coach Horace Jefferson knew that this would be the pivotal point in the season for the Tigers basketball team. After falling to Oakleaf High on the road last week, Jefferson admit ted that the Tigers were down, but they were far from out. As Jefferson had said all year long, he continued to praise his team and say that they could contend for a district title. He also admitted that they would need some help. But the most important thing for the Tigers was taking care of their own business. Columbia needed wins this week against Gainesville and Oakleaf high schools to have a chance at forcing a tie at the top of the district. So far the Tigers are 1-for-1 after Columbia defeated Gainesville, 60-59, on Tuesday. Right now, we are trying to end up in a three-way tie for first place, Jefferson said. Oakleaf and Gainesville will play against next week. We dont want to take away anything from those two teams, because we still have our own busi ness to take care of. The Tigers fell, 78-73, to the Knights last week. A win this week will put Columbia squarely back in the mix. Were trying to make it a mess at the top, Jefferson said. Had we beat Oakleaf last week, we might have been by ourselves. As it stands, were fighting to create a three-way tie. I think were capable of doing that. Jefferson didnt want to take anything away from Oakleaf as he knows that the Knights will pres ent a challenge when they come into Lake City at 7:30 p.m. tonight. Still, the coach knows that a win helps the Tigers in the bigger picture. Our destiny is not in our hands, but we still have a chance, Jefferson said. This game will help determine our seeding and the location of the district tour nament. We want to host the tournament. The winner of the District 2-6A regular season will host the dis trict tournament. Jefferson believes that Oakleaf and Gainesville are similar teams in style. Theyre similar to Gainesville in that they want to come out the gate fast, he said. We have to assert ourselves like we did the other night. We didnt shoot as many 3pointers, but we ran the floor and made a lot more lay-ups. Jefferson wants the Tigers to be able to play like that again against Oakleaf and not rely on the 3-pointers like Columbia did in its last matchup. Getting in our basic offense and scoring from the elbow is able to create confidence, Jefferson said. Having that confidence early against Gainesville really allowed us to take off. You know, Columbia wants to force tie for top of district standings. CHS continued on 4B By BRANDON FINLEY email@example.com FORT WHITE Fort White Highs basketball team took another step toward an undefeated reg ular season with a blow out win against Suwannee High on Tuesday. The Indians are unde feated in the regular sea son, not including tourna ment games, and hold a 15-2 record. On Tuesday, the Indians met a tough opponent with Florida commitment Kevarries Hayes and the Suwannee High Bulldogs. Fort White was not fazed. The Indians dominated throughout and came away with a 73-49 win against Hayes and the Bulldogs. We played with more intensity, Fort White head coach Isiah Phillips said. It really came down to the basics and block ing out and rebounding. We know that they have a big kid, but we wanted to keep him out of the box. Thats what hurt us in the tourney. We wanted to focus on crashing the board and that didnt allow him to get into a rhythm. We put more pressure on him, because we knew that everything would go through him. Hayes was limited to 12 points in the contest. Fort White looked like it had the best player on the floor throughout the game as Jalen Wyche scored 24 points in the contest. Wyche was his best from long distance as he connected from 3-point range six times. Jalen, the one thing about him, is that hes a spark, Phillips said. Even when hes not shooting well, I tell him to keep shooting, because when he is hitting them hes able to step out and has range. Phillips added that one thing that has made the Indians a tough outing is that they are a team with a host of players that can hurt opponents. We are a team with bal ance and thats hard to defend, Phillips said. Qurin Porter was second on the Indians in scoring with 17 points in the contest. Paul Perry had nine points, Melton Sanders had eight points and Chris Cottrell had two points. It was a good team effort, Phillips said. The good thing is that we still have peaked. We have to remember to stay hungry and not get the big head. The only thing that mat ters is the district. Fort White will round out the week with two dis trict contests and thats where Phillips wants the Indians to end strong. Thats our main focus, Phillips said. Although our district host has been predetermined and it will be at Bradford, were still playing for seed. The main reason that its not deter mined by the top team is INDIANS continued on 4B
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House of LiesEpisodes Shameless Simple Pleasures SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today GOLF 3 p.m. TGC PGA Tour, Humana Challenge, first round, at La Quinta, Calif. 4 a.m. TGC European PGA Tour, Abu Dhabi Championship, second round, at Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN Teams TBAESPN2 Teams TBAFS1 Providence at St. Johns 9 p.m. ESPN2 Ohio St. at MinnesotaFS1 Arizona St. at Arizona NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. TNT New York at Indiana 9:30 p.m. TNT Oklahoma City at Houston NHL HOCKEY 8 p.m. NBCSN Los Angeles at St. Louis TENNIS 11 p.m. ESPN2 Australian Open, third round, at Melbourne, Australia 3 a.m. ESPN2 Australian Open, third round, at Melbourne, AustraliaFOOTBALLNFL playoffs Divisional Playoffs Saturday Indianapolis 45, Kansas City 44New Orleans 26, Philadelphia 24 Sunday San Diego 27, Cincinnati 10San Francisco 23, Green Bay 20 Conference Championships Sunday New England at Denver, 3 p.m. (CBS)San Francisco at Seattle, 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)BASKETBALLAP Top 25Record Pts Prv1. Arizona (61) 17-0 1,621 1 2. Syracuse (4) 16-0 1,560 2 3. Wisconsin 16-0 1,482 4 4. Michigan St. 15-1 1,442 5 5. Wichita St. 17-0 1,300 6 6. Villanova 15-1 1,289 87. Florida 13-2 1,205 10 8. Iowa St. 14-1 1,048 9 9. Oklahoma St. 14-2 1,046 11 10. San Diego St. 14-1 1,020 13 11. Ohio St. 15-2 979 3 12. Baylor 13-2 952 713. Kentucky 12-3 912 14 14. Iowa 14-3 831 2015. Kansas 11-4 686 18 16. UMass 14-1 579 19 17. Memphis 12-3 536 24 18. Louisville 14-3 525 12 19. Cincinnati 15-2 405 20. Creighton 14-2 329 21. Colorado 14-3 328 15 22. Pittsburgh 15-1 299 23. Duke 12-4 193 1624. Saint Louis 15-2 148 25. Oklahoma 13-3 103 25. UCLA 13-3 103 Others receiving votes: Missouri 42, Oregon 39, UConn 35, Kansas St. 25, Gonzaga 17, Michigan 11, California 10, Virginia 6, Louisiana Tech 5, Harvard 3, Illinois 3, New Mexico 3, Xavier 3, George Washington 2. AP Top 25 schedule Todays games No. 1 Arizona vs. Arizona State, 9 p.m.No. 11 Ohio State at Minnesota, 9 p.m. No. 17 Memphis vs. UConn, 7 p.m.No. 18 Louisville vs. Houston, 7 p.m.No. 21 Colorado vs. No. 25 UCLA, 8 p.m.NBA standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 19 17 .528 Brooklyn 15 22 .405 4New York 15 23 .395 5 Boston 13 26 .333 7 Philadelphia 12 25 .324 7 Southeast Division W L Pct GB Miami 27 10 .730 Atlanta 20 18 .526 7 Washington 17 19 .472 9Charlotte 16 23 .410 12 Orlando 10 28 .263 17 Central Division W L Pct GB Indiana 30 7 .811 Chicago 17 19 .472 12Detroit 16 22 .421 14 Cleveland 14 24 .368 16Milwaukee 7 30 .189 23 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio 30 8 .789 Houston 25 14 .641 5 Dallas 23 16 .590 7 Memphis 18 19 .486 11 New Orleans 15 22 .405 14 Northwest Division W L Pct GB Portland 28 9 .757 Oklahoma City 28 10 .737 Denver 19 18 .514 9Minnesota 18 19 .486 10 Utah 13 26 .333 16 Pacific Division W L Pct GB L.A. Clippers 26 13 .667 Golden State 25 14 .641 1 Phoenix 21 16 .568 4 L.A. Lakers 14 24 .368 11Sacramento 13 23 .361 11 Tuesdays Games Indiana 116, Sacramento 92Charlotte 108, New York 98Memphis 90, Oklahoma City 87Cleveland 120, L.A. Lakers 118 Todays Games Brooklyn vs. Atlanta at London, England, 3 p.m. New York at Indiana, 7 p.m.Oklahoma City at Houston, 9:30 p.m. Fridays Games Charlotte at Orlando, 7 p.m.Miami at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.Chicago at Washington, 7 p.m.L.A. Clippers at New York, 7 p.m.Minnesota at Toronto, 7 p.m.L.A. Lakers at Boston, 7:30 p.m.Utah at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.Sacramento at Memphis, 8 p.m.Portland at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.Dallas at Phoenix, 9 p.m.Cleveland at Denver, 9 p.m.Golden State at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m.TENNISTuesday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Purse: $29.72 million (Grand Slam) Men Second Round Tomas Berdych (7), Czech Republic, def. Kenny de Schepper, France, 6-4, 6-1, 6-3. Richard Gasquet (9), France, def. Nikolay Davydenko, Russia, 7-6 (3), 6-4, 6-4. Damir Dzumhur, Bosnia-Herzegovina, def. Ivan Dodig (32), Croatia, 4-6, 4-6, 6-3, 4-1, retired. Florian Mayer, Germany, def. Mikhail Youzhny (14), Russia, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. David Ferrer (3), Spain, def. Adrian Mannarino, France, 7-6 (2), 5-7, 6-0, 6-3. Novak Djokovic (2), Serbia, def. Leonardo Mayer, Argentina, 6-0, 6-4, 6-4. Tommy Robredo (17), Spain, def. Julien Benneteau, France, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-1, 7-6 (6). Jerzy Janowicz (20), Poland, def. Pablo Andujar, Spain, 4-6, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5), 6-3. Jeremy Chardy (29), France, def. Alexandr Dolgopolov, Ukraine, 7-5, 7-6 (5), 6-7 (3), 7-6 (5). Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, def. Dmitry Tursunov (30), Russia, 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-1, 6-4. Kevin Anderson (19), South Africa, def. Dominic Thiem, Austria, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4. Edouard Roger-Vasselin, France, def. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Spain, 7-6 (1), 6-4, 4-6, 6-1. Sam Querrey, United States, def. Ernests Gulbis (23), Latvia, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4. Fabio Fognini (15), Italy, def. Jarkko Nieminen, Finland, 7-5, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2. Stanislas Wawrinka (8), Switzerland, def. Alejandro Falla, Colombia, 6-3, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-4. Vasek Pospisil (28), Canada, def. Matthew Ebden, Australia, 3-6, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (9), 6-1. Women Second Round Li Na (4), China, def. Belinda Bencic, Switzerland, 6-0, 7-6 (5). Ekaterina Makarova (22), Russia, def. Irina Falconi, United States, 6-2, 7-5. Monica Niculescu, Romania, def. Sabine Lisicki (15), Germany, 2-6, 6-2, 6-2. Mona Barthel, Germany, def. Luksika Kumkhum, Thailand, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Lucie Safarova (26), Czech Republic, def. Lucie Hradecka, Czech Republic, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0. Serena Williams (1), United States, def. Vesna Dolonc, Serbia, 6-1, 6-2. Flavia Pennetta (28), Italy, def. Monica Puig, Puerto Rico, 6-3, 6-4. Angelique Kerber (9), Germany, def. Alla Kudryavtseva, Russia, 6-4, 6-2. Daniela Hantuchova (31), Slovakia, def. Karolina Pliskova, Czech Republic, 6-3, 3-6, 12-10. Casey Dellacqua, Australia, def. Kirsten Flipkens (18), Belgium, 6-3, 6-0. Eugenie Bouchard (30), Canada, def. Virginie Razzano, France, 6-2, 7-6 (10). Alison Riske, United States, def. Yanina Wickmayer, Belgium, 6-1, 6-1. Zheng Jie, China, def. Madison Keys, United States, 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-5. Ana Ivanovic (14), Serbia, def. Annika Beck, Germany, 6-1, 6-2. Lauren Davis, United States, def. Julia Goerges, Germany, 7-5, 2-6, 6-4. Sam Stosur (17), Australia, def. Tsvetana Pironkova, Bulgaria, 6-2, 6-0. Doubles Men First Round Johan Brunstrom, Sweden, and Frederik Nielsen, Denmark, def. Yen-hsun Lu, Taiwan, and Divij Sharan, India, 6-2, 6-4. Jean-Julien Rojer, Netherlands, and Horia Tecau (10), Romania, def. Teymuraz Gabashvili, Russia, and Mikhail Kukushkin, Kazakhstan, 6-2, 7-5. Oliver Marach, Austria, and Florin Mergea, Romania, def. Santiago Gonzalez, Mexico, and Scott Lipsky (16), United States, 6-3, 7-6 (6). Yuki Bhambri, India, and Michael Venus, New Zealand, def. Roberto Bautista Agut and Daniel Gimeno-Traver, Spain, 6-2, 7-5. Marin Draganja and Mate Pavic, Croatia, def. Marc Gicquel and Benoit Paire, France, 7-6 (0), 6-3. Colin Fleming and Ross Hutchins, Britain, def. Marinko Matosevic, Australia, and Michal Przysiezny, Poland, 4-6, 6-4, 6-0. Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski (9), Poland, def. Tomasz Bednarek, Poland, and Ivo Karlovic, Croatia, 7-5, 7-5. Lukasz Kubot, Poland, and Robert Lindstedt (14), Sweden, def. Federico Delbonis, Argentina, and Albert Ramos, Spain, 6-3, 6-2. Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez (6), Spain, def. Samuel Groth and John-Patrick Smith, Australia, 6-4, 6-4. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2014 Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0420 JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterColumbia Highs Akiria Richburgh attempts to shoot aroun d Madison County High defenders on Jan. 9.Lady Tigers fall on road to LafayetteBy BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comColumbia High was dealt a road loss on the road against Lafayette High on Tuesday. The Lady Tigers came out strong, but a sloppy second quarter led to Lafayette picking up a 41-36 win. It was a tough loss, Columbia head coach Michael Reynolds said. We lost focus after the first quarter. We were prepared to handle their pressure. I, as the coach, take responsi-bility for that. The Lady Tigers were led by Lona Wilson with 13 points in the contest. Akiria Richburg and Aumaria Kelly each had seven points in the game. Lona Wilson continued to show big improvement by being a big presence inside for us, Reynolds said. The Lady Tigers led, 124, at the end of the first quarter, but after being out-scored 15-4 in the second quarter went into the half down 19-16. Teyonnia Blake led all scorers in the game with 25 points. Columbia is 5-14 on the year, while Lafayette improved to 9-9 on the season. The Lady Tigers return to the court at Oakleaf High at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.
DEAR ABBY: I have been seeing a guy, Karl, for eight months now, and we have never had sex. After two or three months, I brought up the subject. He said he was stressed because he had just lost his job. He also said there is never any privacy at his place because he has room-mates/tenants. I offered to go to my place, but he said that with my son there, its the same issue. Karl says hes very attracted to me, but doesnt want our time together to be ruined by his current money prob-lems. I told him I under-stood and I have waited. I also explained that it makes me feel insecure and unwanted. He now has a job, but we still havent had sex. He has, in the interim, told me he loves me and wants to marry me. I con-stantly worry that theres someone else and wonder whats wrong with me. I love Karl, too, but I dont know what to do. Please help. LOVE, BUT NO SEX IN NEW JERSEY DEAR LOVE, BUT: Is there any intimacy AT ALL in your relationship with Karl? Is he affection-ate? Is there any physical response when he holds and kisses you? If the answer is no, your boy-friend may have a physical or emotional problem, be asexual or gay. Before agreeing to marry him, I recommend you schedule some time alone together by spending a few romantic weekends at a hotel or motel. It may give you a better idea of what your future would be like if you two decide the tie the knot. DEAR ABBY: I am a 30-year-old gay man who works in an office with 20 women. In the five years I have worked here, many of my co-workers have either gotten married or had chil-dren. Our office has a tradi-tion of throwing showers for the lucky ladies, and I am always asked to contribute money toward food for the party or an extravagant gift. While Im happy to donate to a charity or help a friend in need, I wonder if a wedding or a baby show-er would be given for ME? Am I selfish for feeling hesitant to donate money or gifts when its likely the favor will never be returned? MINORITY MALE IN TEXAS DEAR MINORITY: I dont think you are selfish for feeling the way you do. In fact, its understandable. However, in the case of a wedding or baby shower, people give gifts as a way of offering congratulations and good wishes. And I would hope that, even if same-sex marriage isnt recognized by the state of Texas, that your co-workers would do something to honor you if you had a spiritual ceremo-ny, which some religious denominations offer. DEAR ABBY: I am turning 60 and naturally looking a little worn. My man friend keeps telling me I need a facelift and to lose 10 pounds, so Im starting to save my money. Something tells me he wants a hot chick and thinks hell have one once I get these procedures done. Its expensive. What do you think? LOOSE-FACED LOUISIANAN DEAR LOUISIANAN: Its not only expensive; as with any other major surgery, there is some risk involved. If you had said you wanted cosmetic surgery because YOU thought you needed it, I would say to go ahead. However, if its only because your man friend is pushing you, then he should save HIS money and offer to foot the bill. DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21April 19): You have the discipline to get things done, but your emotional outlook may cause some problems with someone who has the power to influ-ence your future. An inno-vative look at the situation will help you find the best response. ++ TAURUS (April 20May 20): There is no time to waste. Deadlines must be met and energy levels must remain consistent. You have plenty to gain if you bring your best game to the competition. Less said and more done will confirm you can take charge. ++ GEMINI (May 21June 20): Listen to advice and follow through with adding a unique touch. Take care of a money matter before it ruins your credit, a relation-ship or your reputation. Connecting with someone from your past can lead to alternative ways to earn money. ++++ CANCER (June 21July 22): Live in the moment and forget the past. By making new choices, you will find ways to rediscover some of the things that make you hap-piest. Romance is high-lighted and spending time socializing will enhance your personal life and atti-tude. +++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Choose your battles and your allies and focus on your strengths and des-tinations. The journey you begin will lead to specific changes that will need nur-turing. Prepare to give your all and see matters through to the end. Success will be yours. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Make whatever you do enjoyable. Take initia-tive and youll find a way to spread your happiness around and encourage others to follow suit. Your influence on the people you deal with will make your life easier and your future brighter. +++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Use your intuitive insight when dealing with partners, friends and fam-ily. Read between the lines and youll discover who is with you and who is not. Let your emotions set the standard. Its time to regulate instead of being controlled. ++++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23Nov. 21): Pick a destination that will lead to knowl-edge, and head in that direction. You will benefit from the interactions you have with people sharing your interests or expertise. Love is in the stars and romance should be planed for the evening hours. +++++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Ask questions and show interest. The more information you gather, the easier it will be to make a decision. A money deal may be met with opposition. Listen to whats being said and it may save you a bundle. +++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Dont feel pressured to make a choice or decision. Take your time and make it clear that you will not be bullied or coerced into anything. A strong will is required if you are going to avoid loss and maintain control. +++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Revisit your strategy regarding work, money and moving for-ward. A change will do you good, but it may be necessary to pick up addi-tional skills or information to do so. Be patient and do whats required of you. +++ PISCES (Feb. 19March 20): Do whatever it takes to make an impres-sion. Expect to receive money or a gift or see a debt fulfilled. Share an idea and you will receive an interesting comment that will help you expand and pursue your goal. +++ 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 Mans reticence about sex puts relationship in jeopardy 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 16, 2014 3B
4BClass 4B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2014 Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0420 INDIANS: Play Interlachen today Continued From Page 1B CHS: Tigers host Oakleaf in district Continued From Page 1B SCOREBOARD BRIEFS BASKETBALL MLK celebration Monday In observance of Martin Luther King Day, The Richardson Community Center/Annie Mattox Park North, Inc. and DES will sponsor a 3-point shootout, a Dunk Contest and an All Star basketball game on Monday at the Richardson Community Center Gymnasium. Admission is $2 and concessions will be available. For additional information, contact: Dana Jernigan at 386-623-9124 or Errol Baker at 386-867-0174. YOUTH BASEBALL Lake City registration open Lake City/Columbia County Youth Baseball spring online registration 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. 18 to Feb. 1. Fee of $85 includes jersey, baseball cap, socks and insurance. Five leagues are offered for ages 4-15. A parent or guardian mist accompany player and provide copy of birth certificate. Coaching information is available from the league. The league is accepting donations of used baseball items. For details, call league president Jessica Langley at 867-1897.Fort White sign-up begins Saturday Fort White Youth Baseball registration is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Jan. 25 at the South Columbia Sports Complex concession stand. Additional sign-up days are 4-7 p.m. Jan. 21 and Jan. 30. There will be late registration on Feb. 2 at an additional charge of $5 and late applicants will b e put on a holding list. Four leagues are offered: T-ball, ages 4-6 for $45; Rookie, ages 7-8 for $55; Minor, ages 9-10 for $65; Major, ages 11-12 for $75. A birth certificate is required if the player has not previously participated in Fort White Youth Baseball. Senior division registration will be at a later date. Coaches are needed and can register at the same times. For details, call Cedric May at 623-1122. RUNNING Blue Grey Fun Run registration The Blue Grey Fun Run is 8:30 a.m. Feb. 15, starting at the Elks Club parking lot on Lake DeSoto in downtown Lake City. There is no entry fee for the race, but there is a $10 fee for participants who wish to receive a T-shirt. To insure a T-shirt, runners should be signed up by Jan. 24. Age group awards (girls and boys) will be given for 4-&-under, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14, and for overall winner. For details, call Heyward Christie at 754-3607. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org OUTDOORS Parent/child pheasant shoots Leronia Allen is offering a parent/child pheasant shoots on 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.Q From staff reports confidence breeds confi-dence. Jefferson also wants to follow the same gameplan on defense that allowed the Tigers to frustrate Gainesville early in the con-test and helped Columbia build a 21-10 edge after the first quarter. I think we played good defense the entire night, Jefferson said. What made a difference is that we were able to draw some charges early on. In the later part of the game, we kind of refrained from doing that. We had some blocks, and those are nice. Id rather have a charge than a block, however, because if we block a shot, we only have a chance of getting the ball back. If we draw a charge, we get the ball back and they gain a foul. Still, we played gritty defense and thats what we have to do. Jefferson doesnt believe that Oakleaf will come into the game overlooking the Tigers. I think theyll come out knowing that were a team capable of putting up a fight, Jefferson said. Last time, we showed that we could fight, but we didnt show up to the fight until late. They wont walk in thinking theyre going to roll over us or that the fourth quarter was a fluke. I think their kids will be ready to play and well be ready to play. And Jefferson hopes that the Tigers can ride the momentum of what he believes is one of the big-gest wins Columbia has had in his tenure as head coach. Tre (Simmons) told me that Wolfson his sopho-more year was the biggest win of his career, but after last night, he said that was the biggest, Jefferson said. It was the No. 3 team in the state. We have to fol-low that and do what were supposed to do. We have to execute to pull one out (tonight). JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterColumbia Highs Kelvin Jonas dribbles up the court in a game earlier this season. because thats the way it was last year and it was on our floor. The teams com-plained that the floor was slick. We really wish it was that way, because of what the home field advantage would create. Still, the Indians have a crowd that goes where the game is and Phillips is glad to have the community support. Our fans have been dedicated, Phillips said. Its good to go to other places and have just as many fans as they do. We may have more. Theyve done a super job and it always makes a huge difference to our guys on the floor. Fort White travels to Interlachen High at 7:30 p.m. tonight and to Keystone Heights High at 7 p.m. on Friday. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFort White Highs Melton Sanders runs through a trio of Sa nta Fe High defenders while making a shot earlier this season.
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Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055.The names and addresses of the per-sonal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below.All creditors of the decedent and oth-er persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF-TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICA-TION OF THIS NOTICE.ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITH-IN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.The date of first publication of this notice is January 16, 2014.Personal Representative:STEPHEN MARTIN4904 Blackhawk DriveSaint Johns, FL32259Attorney for Personal Representa-tive:ROBIN H. CONNERAttorney for Personal RepresentativeFlorida Bar No. 3533612825 Lewis Speedway, Suite 106St. Augustine, FL32084Telephone: (904) email@example.comFAX: (904) 824-570905542808January 16, 23, 2014 Notice is hereby given per Florida Statue 98.075(2):RICKYHOWELL122 NE DERBYTERLAKE CITY, FL32055CHARLES R BOGLE150 NWCHADLEYLNLAKE CITY, FL32055is potentially ineligible to be regis-tered to vote. Please respond within 30 days of publication of this notice by contacting the Supervisor of Elec-tions Office at the address or phone number below. If no response is re-ceived within 30 days of this publi-cation, it may result in determination of ineligibility by the supervisor and removal of the registered voters name from the statewide voter regis-tration system. Published one time in the Lake City ReporterElizabeth "Liz" P. HorneColumbia County Supervisor of Elections971 W. Duval Street, Suite 102Lake City, FL32055(386) 758-102605542931January 16, 2014 020Lost & Found REWARD: MISSING 3 yr old blue pit bull. Cut ears, muscular build, white chest. Family very distraught over our loving animal. Last seen Gwen Lake area. 386-466-5885 100Job Opportunities05542894Maintenance Position Opportunity to work Full time at a upscale hotel. Great working environment. MUSTbe dependable, team player, have strong work ethic, and able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays. Experience preferred. Knowledge of plumbing, pool maintenance, painting, landscaping, less skilled carpentry, etc would be an asset. Own tools are preferred but not required. Only those seeking long term employment apply in person between 11.00 am-5.00pm at Comfort Suites 3690 WUS HWY90. (Beside Bob Evans ). Please do not call the hotel regarding your application. 100Job Opportunities05542948HOLIDAYINN & SUITESLake Citys only full service hotel seeks the following: Maintenance Person Room Attendant BartenderP/Tincluding weekends Experience preferred Apply Mon-Fri 12-5pm 213 SWCommerce Dr. EOE/DFWP. 05542956South East Regional Drivers NEEDED Do you have 2 yrs Class A driving experience and a safe driving record? Would you like to be part of a Friendly Family Owned Company in business for 61 yr? We have an abundance of freight and are looking for qualified drivers, our package includes: Good Pay, Aetne Health Insurance, Qtrly Safety Bonus, Monthly/Yearly Awards, S.E. Regional Freight, Dedicated Lanes, New Equipment, 401K, Paid Training, Paid Vacations, Professional Uniforms w/Cleaning Service, Work Boot Program And More! Call Betty 813-498-6747 or apply online at www .walpoleinc.com BARTENDER NEEDED Must be experienced & reliable. Must have your own phone & car. 386-752-2412 STARTYOURNEWYEAR WITH ANEWCAREER! SHANDS LAKE SHORE REGIONALMEDICALCENTER has the following immediate opening: Director of Finance Bachelor Degree in Accounting preferred, 1-3 years experience in accounting procedures, third party reimbursement and data processing preferably in healthcare setting. Previous supervisory experience preferred. Competitive salary and benefit package. See qualifications and apply online @ shandslakeshore.com EOE, M/F/V/D, Drug Free Workplace EXPERIENCED SEWING machine operator, very good wages with experience Hafners 386-755-6481 Licensed CDLDriver w/ 2 yrs Logging exp, Must have clean CDL.Deep South Forestry 386-497-4248 Mechanic/Leadman with truck experience needed. Excellent pay package. Southern Specialized 752-9754 Coordinator for XCEL-IT TAACCCTprogram wanted at North Florida Community College, Madison FL. See www .nfcc.edu for details. 120Medical EmploymentExperienced part time biller for Gastroenterology Office needed. Experience in Gastroenterology and Procedures need apply. Email resume to bwhite@ gastroenterologyassociates. comcastbiz.net. F/TMEDICAL Assistant for Gastroenterology Practice. Gastroenterology experience helpful. Email resume to bwhite@gastroenterology associates.comcastbiz.net or fax 386-758-6995 STARTYOUR NEWYEAR WITH ANEWCAREER! SHANDS LAKE SHORE REGIONALMEDICALCENTER has the following immediate opening: Nurse Director Surgical Services Current FLRN license required, BSN preferred 5 years clinical experience required, 2 years on same or similar unit 2+ years experience as Supervisor or Charge Nurse preferred Current BLS/ACLS Competitive salary and benefit package. See qualifications and apply online @ shandslakeshore.com EOE, M/F/V/D, Drug Free Workplace 120Medical EmploymentSTARTYOURNEWYEAR WITH ANEWCAREER! SHANDS LAKE SHORE REGIONALMEDICALCENTER has the following immediate openings: NURSING RN Emergency Room (FT) RN Mother/Baby (FT) RN ICU (FTand PRN) RN Med/Surg (FT) RN Telemetry (FT) RN Cath Lab (PRN) ANCILLAR Y Physical Therapist (FT) Occupational Therapist (PRN) Med Lab Tech (PRN) Respiratory Therapist (FTand PRN) EEG Technician (PRN) Phlebotomist (PRN) SUPPOR T ER Tech (FT) Admissions Asst (PRN) PBX Operator (PRN) Competitive salary and benefit package. See qualifications and apply online @ shandslakeshore.com EOE, M/F/V/D, Drug Free Workplace 240Schools & Education05542832INTERESTED in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp Nursing Assistant, $499next class1/27/2014 Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class2/10/2014 LPN APRIL14, 2014 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. 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From rematches to revivals to redemp tion, its not a good idea to bet against Peyton Manning when it comes to second chances. He has 97 touchdown throws since hooking up with John Elway in Denver two years ago after the Indianapolis Colts released him when neck troubles clouded his football future. After dispatching San Diego Sunday on the anniversary of last years crushing loss to Baltimore in eerily similar circumstances, Manning stands one win from a shot at becoming the first quar terback to win Super Bowls with two franchises. Standing in his way are Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, who beat the Broncos 34-31 in overtime in November. Thing is, its been six years since Manning lost a rematch to a team that beat him earlier in the season. The Broncos (14-3) lost just once at home this season, when they became the highest-scor ing team in the Super Bowl era, propelled by Mannings record 55 TD throws and 5,447 yards through the air. That was back on Dec. 12, when they were upset by San Diego, a loss they avenged Sunday by beating the Chargers 24-17. The last time Manning lost twice in a row to the same team was in 2007, when the Colts lost 23-21 at San Diego in November and then dropped a 28-24 heart breaker at home in the wild-card playoffs. Since then, Manning has won five straight rematches, including the AFC championship against the Jets 30-17 following the 2009 season, avenging a 29-15 loss in Week 16 that ended Indys shot at a perfect season. It took a vintage performance from Manning on Sunday to keep that streak going. After controlling the game for 3 quarters, the Broncos allowed 17 fourth-quarter points after los ing shutdown cornerback Chris Harris Jr. to a torn ACL. The Broncos were facing thirdand-17 from their own 20 with three minutes left and Rivers loos ening up his right arm on the Chargers sideline, ready for his chance to tie this one just like the Ravens had a year earlier on their way to a 38-35 win in doubleovertime. It was deja vu, Elway, now the Broncos executive vice presi dent, said on his weekly podcast on the teams website Tuesday. As Manning took the snap and stepped up, the pocket began to collapse around him, but he spot ted tight end Julius Thomas open along the Broncos sideline. The pass was perfect, as was Thomas tap dance until his momentum took him out of bounds at the 41. Then, on third-and-6 from his 45, Manning hit Thomas for a 9-yard gain over the middle with 2:12 left. A year ago, then-offensive coordinator Mike McCoy called for a run by undersized Ronnie Hillman on third-and-7 at about the same point in the game, which in turn led to Joe Flaccos 70-yard touchdown heave to Jacoby Jones over Rahim Moore with 31 sec onds left. This was the ultimate second chance, and Manning made good on it. Julius and I have spent a lot of time working on those particular routes, after practice, in practice, Manning said. And thats one of the most rewarding parts of foot ball, when you put that work in, off to the side and after practice, and it pays off for you in a game ... those two plays were certainly worth the hard work.