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Lake City ReporterSUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | $1.50 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM LOCALBottle show sees all shapes and sizes, 3A. CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 140, No. 75 TODAYS WEATHER Opinion . . . . . . 4A Local . . . . . . . 6A Obituaries . . . . . 5A Advice & Comics . . 2D Puzzles . . . . . . . 2B LOCALFlooding leads to boil alert, 5A. 88 58Sunny, 8A SUNDAY EDITION Ben Scott ready to take on No. 2 spot.1C Branford High grad is serving with pride.1D Defense wins 48-47 in Purple & Gold game.1BMom: Son got wrong medsBy MEGAN REEVESmreeves@lakecityreporter.comHeather Bonanno says the school nurse at Pinemount Elementary was stealing her sons ADHD medication and giving him a different drug for about three weeks before the nurse resigned and was arrested Tuesday. The nurse, 24-year-old Marilee Boozer, faces charges of petit theft and possession of a controlled substance. According to arrest reports, she admitted stealing students medications since October. The report said she told deputies she consumed them herself, sometimes at work. Bonanno says her sons pills were among those stolen and the effect on his behavior was disastrous. The boy has a heart condition as well, she said, and the results could have been Pinemount nurse substituted another medication after stealing his, Heather Bonanno asserts. State, county jobless rates fall in April County down 0.6 percent, but labor force down also.By ROBERT BRIDGESrbridges@lakecityreporter.comThe assistant principal at Pinemount Elementary School received a five-day suspension without pay for failing to report an 8-year-old students allegations of sexual abuse at home, district officials said Friday. Marilyn Gassett will serve the penalty at a time to be determined by the district, according to a disciplinary letter from Supt. Terry Huddleston. Gassett learned of the students claims she had been assaulted by her stepfather from a Pinemount paraprofessional. The paraprofessional had been told by a co-worker Assistant principal suspended five days Pinemount Elementarys Gassett penalized for failing to report sex abuse claims.From staff and wire reportsTALLAHASSEE Florida gained 34,000 jobs last month, which helped bring the states unemployment rate back down after it ticked up in March. The states overall unemployment rate for April was 6.2 percent, a slight decrease. The jobless rate in Columbia County fell as well, from 6.2 percent in March to 5.6 percent in April. However, thats mostly because of a drop in the local labor force, which fell from 31,958 to 31,463. Two hundred and twenty five fewer people were unemployed in April than in March, but the number with jobs also went down, from 29,980 in March to 29,710 in April. A decommissioned U.S. Navy A-7E Corsair II jet is seen displayed in a field off Interstate 75 on Friday. FIGHTER JETS FATE IS UP IN THE AIRThe plane will either be sold, sent back to museum, or remain in place, county says.Every option is openCounty manager Dale Williams said since Sessions passed away in October 2013 and his son Austin Sessions inherited the property, the county has had trouble accessing the plane, partly because of a locked gate, and thats why its considering getting rid of it. The county needs access to the land to clean and paint the plane, among other things, Williams said. He said the countys options are to send the plane back to the museum, move it or keep it where it is. Right now, every option is open, he said. The jet was delivered at no cost to the county, but the county would have to pay transportation costs to return it, Williams said. At Thursdays Columbia County Commission meeting, commissioners authorized the county to contact the U.S. Department of Defense to see how much it would cost to return the plane.No legal access to landAlthough there was a chain around the gate with locks on it, the Lake City Reporter visited the site Friday and found the lock holding the chain was unlocked and that the gate could be opened. The gate is accessed via Southwest Monitor Glenn. The fate of a Vietnam War-era Navy fighter jet that sits on the northbound side of Interstate 75 about two miles south of Lake City is up in the air. The plane, an A-7E Corsair II, was acquired by the county on loan from the National Museum of Naval Aviation in Pensacola in 1988 as a way to promote the Lake City Air Show, and its been kept on private property since striking a deal with then-landowner Ray Sessions. However, the air show has ended, Sessions has died, and issues with access to the land have arisen.By SARAH LOFTUS | email@example.com JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter PLANE continued on 6A GASSETT continued on 6A PINEMOUNT continued on 7A BonannoBy CANDICE CHOIAP Food Industry WriterNEW YORK Darden is setting Red Lobster adrift, but betting that it can still turn around Olive Gardens fortunes. The company, which is based in Orlando, said Friday that it would sell its seafood chain and the accompanying real estate to investment firm Golden Gate Capital in a $2.1 billion cash deal. The announcement came despite objections from some shareholders to the plan to separate Red Lobster, which was announced late last year. Both Olive Garden and Red Lobster have been losing customers in recent years, even as they changed their menus and marketing campaigns to win back business. Part of the problem is the growing popularity of places like Chipotle and Panera, where customers feel they can get the same quality of food without paying as much or waiting for table service. But Darden CEO Clarence Otis has drawn a distinction between Red Lobster and Olive Garden, both of which have restaurants in Lake City.Darden will sell Red Lobster, hang onto Olive GardenBy SARAH LOFTUSsloftus@lakecityreporter.comJared Allison wasnt your typical bookworm. Yes, he loved to read and read a lot. He was reading Intellectuals in Society before he passed, his dad, Carl Allison, said. He would read things no one else would think about reading, he said. But he had so many other passions. He loved to coach and mentor kids and was a great listener, his mother, Joan Allison, said. He always had time to spend with people, she said. He could talk to anybody. Jared Allison, 31, was killed Friday night shortly after 9 p.m. in Gainesville after being hit by a truck on State Road 222, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. Some reports say he was jogging when he was hit. The driver, James Todd Brown, 51, Gainesville, had not been drinking, FHP said. He held numerous swimming records when he went to Columbia High School, and his dad thinks he may hold one still, even though he graduated in 2001. But his involvement with the Columbia High School swim team didnt end there. Even though he worked full time as the pharmacist-in-charge at his parents business, Baya Pharmacy, and lived in Gainesville, he made time to help coach the current Columbia Family, friends mourn Jared Allison, 31 Allison ALLISON continued on 6A JOBLESS continued on 5A FILEThe Lake City Olive Garden opened in March 2013. DARDEN continued on 7A
2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAILY BRIEFING SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014 Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 TAMPA A Tampa pastor was found dead of an apparent suicide amid an investigation he had embezzled about $200,000 from his church, authorities said. The Tampa Police Department said the Rev. Vladimir Dziadek, 56, was discovered by a maintenance worker Monday morning at the bottom of a staircase at the offices of St. Joseph Catholic Church. He had apparently hanged himself with a belt tied to a banister. A report from the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner noted police said Dziadek was depressed after parishioners discovered the alleged embezzlement to fuel a gambling habit. The report said the priest had been removed from administrative duties at the church and was set to appear at a hearing Monday with members. Frank Murphy, a spokesman for the Diocese of St. Petersburg, said the diocesan finance office was nearing the end of its investigation. Murphy said Dziadek was very well-received at St. Joseph but had a history of depression. Residents rally for taken Nigerian girls MIAMI GARDENS A Florida congresswoman is among those rallying for action to free nearly 300 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls. Rep. Frederica Wilson was due to address a demonstration Saturday in Miami Gardens. She says shes adding her voice to the chorus heard around the world to bring back our girls. Leaders from five African nations are gathering in Paris for a summit with officials from the U.S., France and Britain in hopes of coordi nating a strategy against Boko Haram (BOH-koh hah-RAHM), the Islamic extremist group that abducted the girls. SunRail averages 10K riders in 1st 2 weeks ORLANDO Officials for cen tral Floridas new commuter train say that more than 100,000 riders have used the service during its ini tial two weeks. SunRail spokesman Steve Olson announced Friday that officials esti mate the train has had 117,740 pas sengers board in the 11 days it has run between May 1 and May 15. It does not run on the weekends. Service on the first 32-mile phase of $1.2 billion commuter train was offered free for two weeks to help users get acclimated to the train and its schedule. A handful of tweaks have been made over that time to lessen some midday delays and parking issues. Paying service is set to begin Monday. The project is aimed at easing traffic on Interstate 4. PEOPLE IN THE NEWS HOW TO REAC H USMain number ....... (386) 752-1293 Fax number ............. 752-9400 Circulation .............. 755-5445 Online .. www lakecityreporter com The Lake City Reporter, an affiliate of Community Newspapers Inc., is pub lished Tuesday through Friday and Sunday at 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, Fla. 32055. Periodical postage paid at Lake City, Fla. Member Audit Bureau of Circulation and The Associated Press. 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The team was recognized at the Columbia County School Board meeting on Tuesday. From left: School Board Chairman Keith Hudson, Joey Giberti, Donald Heeke, Assistant Principal William Murphy, Principal Sonya Judkin, A pril Vinson, Assistant Principal Meg Haley, Kristin Summers, Don na Darby, Leesa Ronsonet, Joy Thomas, Beth Cason and Superintendent Terry Huddleston. Tampa pastor found dead amid embezzlement probe The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question or suggestion, please call the editor. Corrections and clarifications will run in this space. And thanks for reading. See an error? The Lake City Reporter accepts photographs and caption information to run on this page at the discretion of the editor. If you would like to see your organization in the newspaper, send the picture and information to associate editor Emily Lawson at email@example.com. SubmissionsJASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterSaint Leo graduates 60Eager Saint Leo University graduates pose for a picture before the co mmencement ceremony at Florida Gateway Colleges Howard Conference Center Friday. Abo ut 60 graduates walked to receive their degrees. See another picture, page 7A. Billboard Awards can use Jackson hologram LAS VEGAS A federal judge ruled Friday that the Billboard Music Awards can use a hologram of deceased pop icon Michael Jackson at this week ends show, rejecting efforts from tech companies seeking to block the digital performance. Judge Kent Dawson said there wasnt enough evidence to show the planned 3-D image would violate patents held by Hologram USA Inc. and Musion Das Hologram Ltd. The companies own rights to tech nology known for digitally resurrecting deceased rapper Tupac Shakur at the 2012 Coachella music festival. The courts decision is not surpris ing, attorney Howard Weitzman, who represented Jacksons estate and dick clark productions, wrote in an email. The request to stop this extraordinary Michael Jackson event was ludicrous.Halo TV series, Halo 5 game launching in 2015 LOS ANGELES Master Chief is returning to the battlefield next year. Microsoft announced plans Friday to release the video game sequel Halo 5: Guardians for the Xbox One and a Halo television series to be produced by Steven Spielberg in fall 2015. The next entry in the sci-fi shooter series starring super-soldier Master Chief will run at 60 frames per second on a new engine created by Halo developer 343 Studios. Halo 5 will mark the first time a Halo game has run at that frame rate, which provides a more realistic sense of motion on screen and increases accuracy for players. Halo 5: Guardians is obviously a big deal for us, said Frank OConnor, franchise development director at 343. Its the next chapter in the Master Chief saga. Its also a big deal for us because of the transition to the Xbox One platform. All of the Halo games more or less have added some thing to the Xbox ecosystem. Bonnie Ross, general manager at 343 Studios, noted that additional plans this year for the Halo franchise would be announced June 9 at Microsofts presentation at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the largest annual gathering of the gaming industry. Florence official: West, Kardashian to wed ROME Kim Kardashian and Kanye West will wed and host a recep tion at Florences imposing 16th-centu ry Belvedere Fort on May 24, a spokes woman at the Florence mayors office said Friday. The couple rented the fort, locat ed next to Florences famed Boboli Gardens, for 300,000 euros ($410,000) and a Protestant minister will preside over the ceremony, spokeswoman Elisa Di Lupo told The Associated Press in a phone interview. Belvedere Fort was built in 1590, believed using plans by Don Giovanni de Medici. Located near the Arno River, it offers a panoramic view of Florence and the surrounding Tuscan hills. The 36-year-old rapper proposed to the reality star on her 33rd birth day in October 2013, renting out San Franciscos AT&T Park for the occasion. This is the first marriage for West, who was previously engaged to design er Alexis Phifer. Its the third trip down the aisle for Kardashian. She was wed to music producer Damon Thomas from 2000 to 2003, and spent 72 days married to professional basketball play er Kris Humphries in 2011 after tying the knot in a lavish ceremony broad cast as a two-part TV special. The couple was featured on the cover of Vogue magazines April issue, with Kardashian wearing a wed ding-style dress. Scripture of the Day I dont see the point in measuring life in terms of time anymore, Id rather mea sure life in terms of making a difference. Stephen Sutton, British blogger and char ity activist who passed away from cancer May 14, 2014 at the age of 19 For God has committed them all to disobe dience, that He might have mercy on all. Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and His ways past finding out! For who has known the mind of the Lord? Or who has become His counselor? Romans 11:32-34 Thought for Today Q Associated Press Q Associated Press QUICK HITS
By SARAH LOFTUSsloftus@lakecityreporter.com A Jacksonville woman critically injured in a car accident on Interstate 10 on May 10 died Thursday at UF Shands Health Hospital in Gainesville, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. Leslie Kathleen Brenning, 38, was driv ing the wrong way on I-10 through Columbia County when she struck another vehicle in an offset head-on collision, according to the report. Brenning was driv ing west in the east bound inside lane of I-10. Talia M. Lampley, 28, of Tallahassee, suffered minor injuries and was taken to Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center. According to the FHP report, results of Brennings blood-alcohol content test are pending. Lampley was not drink ing, and both women were wearing their seatbelts, the report said. It was reported that Brenning was driving the wrong way on the expressway for about 10 minutes before the cars hit. State troopers were searching for Brenning when the accident hap pened, according to the FHP release. There were three pas sengers in Lampleys car, Morgan Lampley, 26, Christopher Lampley, 22, and Sanaa Murray, 3. Morgan Lampley and Sanaa also had minor injuries and were taken to Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center. Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014 3A 21 st Annual Wellborn Blueberry Festival Ale\.#)'(+IX`e;Xk\Ale\/k_ Ef8[d`jj`fe=\\8e[i\njJhlXi\`e;fnekfneN\ccYfie#=cfi`[X JXkli[Xp.Xd$,gd Come join us for a funlled day of Blueberry Treats & EntertainmentArts & Crafts, Food Vendors, Country Store selling all things blueberry Live Entertainment, Childrens Amusements Blueberry Pancake Breakfast 7am-9:30 Parade 10:30am Hosted by the Wellborn Community Association, Inc., a non-pro t 501(c)(3) corporation For information, schedule and directions visit www.wellborncommunityassociation, call 386-963-1157 or e-mail: wen firstname.lastname@example.org Sandals TumblersGreat summer styles! Work Boots Wolverine & Rocky WILSONS OUTFITTERS1291 SE Baya Dr, Lake City (386) 755-7060 WilsonsOutfitters@comcast.net & Accessories NOTICE OF MEETING ADVISORY AIRPORT COMMITTEE CITY OF LAKE CITY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Advisory Airport Committee for the City of Lake City, Florida will hold a meeting on Monday, May 19, 2014 at 6:00 P.M., in the Council Chambers located on the second RRURI&LW\+DOODW1RUWK0DULRQ$YHQXH/DNH&LW\)ORULGD THE PURPOSE OF THE MEETING IS AS FOLLOWS: Status of Taxiway A Rehabilitation, Widening and Extension/Drainage Improvements Discuss potential maintenance facility Update Lake City Gateway Airport LAKE CITY COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING CITY OF LAKE CITY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Lake City Community Redevelopment Agency for the City of Lake City, Florida will hold a meeting on Monday, May 19, 2014 at 6:45 PM in the Council Chambers located on the VHFRQGRRURI&LW\+DOODW1RUWK0DULRQ$YHQXH/DNH&LW\)ORULGD 7+(385326(2)7+(0((7,1*,6$6)2//2:6 r&RQVLGHU)DoDGH*UDQW$SSOLFDWLRQ0U&KDUOHV:LOOLDPV75$&. Sports Bar CITY COUNCIL MEETING THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAKE CITY, FLORIDA WILL MEET ON MONDAY, MAY 19, 2014 AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS LOCATED ON THE SECOND FLOOR 2)&,7<+$//$71257+0$5,21$9(18(/$.(&,7< FLORIDA. $OOLQWHUHVWHGSHUVRQVDUHLQYLWHGWRDWWHQGDQ\RIWKHPHHWLQJVLGHQWLHG DERYH 63(&,$/5(48,5(0(176,I\RXUHTXLUHVSHFLDODLGRUVHUYLFHVIRU DQ\RIWKHPHHWLQJVLGHQWLHGDERYHDVDGGUHVVHGLQWKH$PHULFDQ'LV DELOLWLHV$FWSOHDVHFRQWDFWWKH&LW\0DQDJHUV2IFHDW AUDREY E SIKES, MMC City Clerk From staff reports A local woman died when the car she was riding in overturned late Thursday in a flooded area off Nash Road, according to FHP. The driver faces charges of vehicular homicide and DUI. Sherriol Denise Ingraham, 44, Lake City, was pulled from the vehicle about 10 minutes after it became complete ly submerged, FHP said. She died the follow ing day at UF Health Shands in Gainesville. The driver, Waymon Earl Butts Jr., 34, Lake City, was booked into the county jail on Friday. Butts was headed east on NW Nash Road just east of Delray Circle at 10:45 p.m. Thursday when his 2005 Toyota sedan encountered standing water on the roadway, according to FHP. The car traveled off the south side of the road into a large flooded area where it over turned and sank, FHP said. That portion of Nash Road had been closed due to flooding, and FHP spokesperson Tracy Hisler-Pace said Butts vehicle struck at least one warning sign. Ingraham was pulled from the submerged car by Columbia County sheriffs deputies and fire rescue workers. She died at 7:47 a.m. Friday, FHP said. Butts was ordered held with out bail, jail records show. Woman dies in submerged car Butts By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.com Columbia County officials are considering purchasing four residential properties to alleviate flooding problems through the Clay Hole Creek Stormwater Mitigation Project. During Thursdays county commission meeting, commis sioners unanimously adopted a proposal on the consent agen da to seek new appraisals on the properties. Dale Williams, county man ager, said the current Clay Hole Creek Stormwater Mitigation project is not the project orig inally proposed because that project exceeded the finan cial abilities of the county and the Suwannee River Water Management District. He said the county found the best solution would be to expand the Polk Street reten tion pond. By expanding it, it would create additional capacity with the hope that creating more capacity, some of the other properties in the general area would benefit by having diminished flood exposure, Williams said. The residential properties the county plans to purchase are on the north and west sides of the retention pond. County officials authorized staff to get updated apprais als for the properties they are considering purchasing for the retention pond expansion. Florida law says if we have to make an offer, the appraisal cant be more than six months old, Williams said, estimating the project was last visited 12 -18 months ago. Williams said the county is bound by its new stormwater mitigation property acquisi tion purchase guidelines. The guidelines dictate rules the county follows to acquire prop erty for specific purposes. There will be no condem nation in this, none of that is permitted. This is strictly vol untary, he said. Youve got to have a willing seller as well as a willing buyer. The coun ty is not in the business of buying homes just because a home flooded. This basically is to create a larger basin to hopefully benefit a number of residences. BOCC considers buying 4 Clay Hole properties Purchase would expand Stormwater Mitigation Project. Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterBottle Show brings all shapes and sizes of collectors itemsCollector David Theiben explains how certain companies dur ing the Depression used uranium when making glass for kerosene lanterns. Theiben, who had a table set up at the bottle and tabletop collectible show and sale a t the Columbia County Fairgrounds Friday, said that with the use of a black light, the lantern actually glows in the dark. Companies also mixed gold into their glass to get a richer color. Larry Smith (left), of Jupiter, shows Ken Nease, of Claxton, Ga., a 23-pound glass long line fishing float. The float, which uses 325 feet of rope wrapped ar ound it, is typically used when fishing for tuna. ABOVE RIGHT: Cindy Leigh Theilacker shows a bottle encrusted with barnacles. Many collectors like the appeal of these natural decorations in addition to the history associated with the forgotten g lass. The show continued on Saturday. Jacksonville woman dies of injuries from I-10 head-on collision May 10 From staff reports The Wellborn Community Library will be hosting its semi-annual used-book and bake sale during the Wellborn Blueberry Festival on June 7, but now is the time when the library (located at the Wellborn United Methodist Church on Route 137) is seeking donations of books. Books can be dropped at the library between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, or pickup can be arranged at no cost. If you would like to arrange for a pick up, call Rev. Dr. Everett L. Parker at 386-754-8524. Wellborn seeking books
D eMatha High School, in the Washington suburb of Hyattsville, Md., is nationally known for its successful sports teams and, as an all-male school, its exem-plary young men. Everybody at DeMatha knows about the Looney brothers Brendan, Steve and Billy. Tough competitors on the field. First-class nice guys. And everybody in the DeMatha family knows about the sacrifice Brendan made for his country. As we prepare for yet another Memorial Day with young men and women still dying far away in war or recovering from grievous wounds, its worth thinking about Brendan Looney and his best friend Travis Manion, who epitomize love of country and selfless devotion to comrades. They met as roommates at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., and trained for war together. For years they were inseparable. U.S. Marine 1st Lt. Travis Manion died fighting in Fallujah, Iraq, in 2007. U.S. Navy Lt. (SEAL) Brendan Looney died three years later in a helicopter crash in Zabul Province in Afghanistan. Today they are buried side by side at Arlington National Cemetery in Section 60. Identical headstones mark the resting places of dozens of their fallen comrades all around them. Travis father, Tom Manion, a retired Marine colonel, and Tom Sileo, a journalist, have written a gripping account of the remarkable friendship of these two heroes and their deaths. Brothers Forever is a grim tale of todays ugly brand of warfare but it also pays homage to a courageous generation of men and women who went to a war that too few Americans know much about. Two years after Brendans death, his widow, Amy, 31, challenged Americans to perform 10 random acts of kindness in honor of their fallen heroes in Afghanistan and Iraq. Her husband, who did many acts of kindness for people he met in Iraq and Afghanistan, proved, she said, that it is possible to be a war-rior for freedom and an ambassador of kindness at the same time. In 2011 President Obama commemorated Memorial Day by noting the friendship between First Lieutenant Travis Manion and Lieutenant Brendan Looney reflects the meaning of Memorial Day: brotherhood, sacrifice, love of country. And it is my fervent prayer that we may honor the memory of the fallen by living out those ideals every day of our lives, in the military and beyond. This month Obama gave the nations highest military award, the Medal of Honor, to another brave soldier, Sgt. Kyle J. White. A radiotelephone operator, he fought for hours while wounded against intense Taliban fire in Afghanistan trying to save the lives of fellow sol-diers in 2007. This Memorial Day we must remember the thousands of Americans who returned from Iraq and Afghanistan seriously wounded. There is currently an investigation into whether medical care has been criminally delayed for veterans cared for by clinics and hospitals run by the Department of Veterans Affairs. We dont know the truth yet VA hospitals have had a gener-ally good reputation. If delays have been routine, such a travesty must be ended immediately. Memorial Day should be one of our most important, most vigor-ously celebrated holidays. It is a day of acknowledging our indebtedness to vital young men and women who fought, were injured or died for this nation just as they began to know the promise of the good that life can hold. We must honor the courage in every generation and salute the good such as Travis Manion and Brendan Looney. OPINION Sunday, May 18, 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. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community-oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman ANOTHER VIEW LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters should not exceed 400 words and will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writers name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY EMAIL: email@example.com W hen cops can help themselves to cash, cars, boats and houses of citizens who have never been charged with a crime, the system is badly broken. Minnesota has become one of the handful of states to do something to fix it. The sight of a lawman in the rear-view mirror can be a reassuring sight, but good feeling sometimes becomes one of dread. The flashing blue and red lights often are a warning of a different kind of high-way robbery. Under the surreal doctrine of civil forfeiture, law enforcement agents can set aside constitutional pro-tections and simply seize property under the assertion that the property is probably related to some kind of criminal activity. This is often an irresistible tempta-tion, and the state gets away with it by laying charges against inanimate objects, which have no rights, instead of people, who do. This reverses the presump-tion of innocence, allowing money, cars, and even the occasional motel to become the constables property without a judge finding the actual owner guilty of any-thing. Its up to the owner to prove the cops wrong, and if theres any doubt, the government wins. The system is rigged to favor those who are corrupt. The federal government is in on the game, too. When items are seized under the federal authority, the federales get to keep 20 percent with the local cops getting the rest. In many states, the local share flows directly into the agencys budget, creating a powerful and perverse profit motive. Each seizure holds the promise of upgraded squad cars and other benefits for the officers. The reassuring slogan of serve and protect has been replaced by stop and collect. Minnesotas civil forfeiture program was once one of the most abusive. According to a report by the Institute for Justice, the states forfeiture revenue grew 75 percent between 2003 and 2010, as law enforcement helped itself to $30 million in more or less legal loot. The states Metro Gang Strike Force drew headlines for the brutality of its raids. The state auditor counted 13 seized cars that went missing along with thousands in cash as dirty cops helped them-selves to the goods. The good times came to an end when a court ordered $840,000 in seized property returned to victims. The Minnesota legislature took the point, too, and under a new state law, effective in August, civil forfei-ture can now occur only after conviction for a crime. Wyoming is considering a similar reform, with one proposal raising the bar by requiring clear and con-vincing evidence to justify seizure. These developments are encouraging, and overdue, as civil forfeiture is a dangerous and evil doctrine. Reform is needed both at the state and federal level so that police officers do their jobs as public servants, not as tax collectors for the welfare state.Ending civil assetforfeiture abuse Q Washington Times A salute to Americas best Step up, fix the problems and restore confidence T he problems at Pinemount Elementary School in Lake City continue to raise ques-tions in our community and most certainly there will be other complaints surface in the days ahead. Those complaints may not prove to be anything, but more grumbling is coming. This is the way these scenarios always unfold. Human natures easy way is to pile on and go with the crowd. Make no mistake, if there are additional documented incidents, we will do our best to accurately report on these. Also realize that during the past week, the rumor mill connected to the Columbia County School District was churn-ing out false innuendo at a ratio of about 20 to 1. We check them all. We report on what can be substanti-ated with facts. There have been some monumental mistakes surrounding the incidents at Pinemount. School district officials have acknowledged these and issued punishments to administrators and staff members there. The district was slow to report the findings of their internal investigation and the public was left wondering, churning that rumor mill. Hopefully, everyone has learned a lesson on how to quickly and properly communicate, especially when the well-being of children, their safety and their educational environment is at stake. Everyone needs to take a deep breath. There are dozens of great teachers and solid employees at Pinemount Elementary School who do their jobs each day with efficiency. They are a credit to their profession. The school is known for producing high standardized test grades and top-notch students who leave elementary school prepared for the next step in their educational process. A few serious miscues have placed the districts newest schools reputation in question and district officials must move swiftly to regain the public confidence that there is proper leadership coming from the school board office. I believe in the Columbia County School District. I am invested in the Columbia County School District. The people leading our school district have their heart in the right place, but this is not about the heart. This is a tough spot that requires the fortitude to make changes. This is not a situation that can wait for a solution some-time during the summer. Parents and taxpayers need to see positive movement before the end of this school year. Our school district is one of the best compared to others our size in the state. Elementary schools have long been the bedrock for success here. Policies, procedures and personnel need to be evaluated. Improvements for the future need to be implemented. There are immediate challenges facing school district leadership. Its time to get the job done. Todd Wilsontwilson@lakecityreporter.com Q Todd Wilson is publisher of the Lake City Reporter. Ann McFeattersamcfeatters@nationalpress.com Q McClatchey News Service columnist Ann McFeatters has cov-ered the White House and national politics since 1986.4AOPINION
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Then, after working as an optometrist assistant for several years, she retired to help her husband on the farm raising cows and goats. Jan was a member of Wesley Me morial United Methodist Church for 29 years where she served her Lord and others by sharing her talent through her beautiful pia no arrangements. She also served as a youth Sunday School teach er, sang in the choir, and was active on several committees. In the past few years she became interested in Genealogy and pro duced several books on fami ly history, which included the Christie Family, the Lee Family, the Wheeler Family, the Drews Family, and the Elvers Family. She was instrumental in gather ing the Christie Family togeth er for a reunion as the featured family at the Battle of Olustee Festival in 2011 with over 300 family members in attendance. Jan was preceded in death by her mother, father and her brother, Durwin. She leaves behind her beloved husband of 35 years, Wallace H. Christie, three step-children, Lyn Irvin (Jimmy), Sherri Felkel (Rod ger), and Wallace H. Christie, Jr. (Tori); Step-grandchildren, Michael Driver (Sara), Jeremy Driver (Sarah), Alan Driver, Bryan Felkel (Mia), Bradley Felkel, Natalie Christie and Eliz abeth Christie; and four great grandchildren Olivia, Carly and Lilly Driver and Brayden Felkel; a sister in law, Rubye Smedley (Jeff), nephew, Chris Yarbrough (Jami) and chil dren Jordan, Jace, and Jagar and niece, Angie Martin (Bill) and children Billy and Jacob. She is also survived by her brothers, Roger Drews (Gloria), Douglas Drews (Beverly), and Eugene Drews; uncles, Don El vers (Grace), Edward (Gerlinda), and aunts Rubye Voss and Alyce Pinnola. She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews and cous ins and a multitude of friends. Jan was truly a Christian lady DQGVHWDQHH[DPSOHIRURWKHUVWKURXJKRXWKHU\HDUJKWwith ovarian cancer. She never gave up her positive attitude or her trust in the Lord. Her family and friends all loved her and will miss her terribly but we are com forted by the promise of being together again in heaven one day. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at Wes ley Memorial United Methodist Church on MacFarlane Avenue in Lake City at 2:00 pm with Pastor Louie Mabrey presiding. Visitation will be held on Sat urday, May 17th from 5pm-7pm at the Gateway Funeral Home on S. 41 in Lake City, Florida.,QOLHXRIRZHUVPHPRULDOVmay be made to Wesley Memo rial United Methodist Church. GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME 3596 South US Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025. (386) 752-1954. Please leave words of com fort for the family online at, www.gatewayforestlawn.comObituaries are paid advertise ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified depart ment at 752-1293. OBITUARIES May 18Music in the ParkThe High Springs Music in the Park series proud ly presents The Hawks the High Springs Community School Band under the direction of Vito Montauk. The Hawks will perform at James Paul Park on May 18 from 2-4 p.m. Armed ForcesNew Beginnings of Life Church, 184 SW Windswept Glen, will celebrate Armed Forces Sunday on May 18 at 10 a.m.May 19Olustee ChapterThe United Daughters of the Confederacy, Olustee Chapter, will meet Monday, May 19 at 5:15 p.m. at the China Buffet, 345 W Duval St. The buffet will be served after the meeting. Cost is $9, a drink is extra. The program is The Youngest Confederate Soldier. Call Linda Williams at 386-454-2580.SCORE workshopThere will be a SCORE Entrepreneurs Workshop at the Columbia County Public Library, 308 NW Columbia Ave., on May 19 from 6-8 p.m. RSVP required call 386-752-2000 or email scorelakec firstname.lastname@example.org.Lake City AglowThe Lake City Aglow Lighthouse will meet on Monday, May 19 at 7 p.m. at the Evangel Church of God, 370 SW monitor Glen. Jeanette Strauss, author of three books and officer of her Aglow board in Quincy, Mich., will be the guest speaker. Call Polly at 386-935-4018.May 20Operation King CobraJoin the Friends of the Library as they host Steve Doherty, author of Operation King Cobra. Steven will speak at the Main Library on Sunday, May 20 at 7 p.m. Doherty, the father of Stephanie (Teppi) Hardin of Lake City, is a retired Air Force officer who flew the KC-135A and T-43A aircraft during his twenty years of service. He has published numerous articles on history, flying and quality management. He is a native of Muldoon, Texas.May 21LifeStyle eventThe Fort White Middle School chorus will per form at the LifeStyle Enrichment Center on May 21 from 10:45 11:30 a.m.May 22Alzheimers TrainingHospice of Citrus will host an Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Training on Thursday, May 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The training is offered to the public, including facility staff and family caregivers and will be hosted at the Wings Education Center, 857 SW Main Blvd. This training is provided as a community service and is offered to all at no charge. Lunch will be provided. For information or to register (by May 20th), contact Larry Geiger at 755-7714 Ext. 2411 or 866-642-0962.Military OfficersThe Suwannee River Valley Chapter of the Military Officers Association will meet on Thursday, May 22 at the Lake City Elks Lodge, 259 NE Hernando St. Happy hour begins at 6:30 p.m.; dinner is at 7 followed by the program. Cadet Lieutenant Joseph Sanderson, the Ordnance and Academic Officer for the Suwannee County High School NJROTC Unit, will present the pro gram. For information and reservations call Steve Casto at 497-2986 or Bill French at 719-9839.May 23Catch the SpiritThe Lake City Veterans Affairs Medical Center will host their annual Catch the Spirit Memorial Day Ceremony on Friday, May 23 at 9:30 a.m. Email cyn email@example.com or call 386-754-6302. CALENDAR From staff reports The Safety is Golden Mobility Fair, an interactive event with state and local vendors sharing transportation safety, mobility resources and information espe cially for our older drivers, will be held Tuesday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Parkview Baptist Church, 268 NW Lake Jeffery Road. A CarFit safety event which assists older drivers with learning how to find comfort and safety in their own vehicle will also be held in the parking lot across from the church. Indoor booths, giveaways and information on driver safety, pedestrian and transit will be presented. Refreshments will be served. With knowledge of their local resources we can help older adults learn how to be proactive about their safe driving skills and how to learn to maintain safe mobility after they transition from driving, said Greg Evans, FDOT District Secretary. To register for the CarFit Safety Event, call 352-373-7801. More information is available at 758-3714. Q Submit your items to Emily Lawson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Mobility Fair is Tuesday From staff reports River flooding may have impacted private wells and made residents water unsafe, according to a news release from the county health department. If your well casing has been submerged by flood water, either use bottled water, or boil or disinfect all the water you use for drinking, making bever ages, cooking, brushing your teeth, washing dishes, and washing areas of the skin that have been cut or injured, the release said. Common unscented household bleach (4 to 6 percent) can be used effec tively as a chlorine disinfec tant, the release said. Add eight drops (about 1/8 tea spoon) of unscented house hold bleach per gallon of water, then let stand for 30 minutes, repeating the pro cedure if the water is still cloudy. An alternative dis infecting method involves bringing water to a rolling boil for one minute. Residents whose wells have been flooded can call the county for information on how to sample their water free of charge and where to bring the sample for bacteriological testing. If the test reveals bacteria, the well and water system need to be disinfected. It is important to disin fect both well and plumb ing water with unscent ed household bleach to ensure that all infectious agents are destroyed, according to the release. If you have water treat ment devices, remove all membranes, cartridges, and filters and replace them after the chlorination process is completed, the release said. The amount of chlorine determines the length of time you allow the bleach to remain in your system. For more information, go to doh.state.fl.us/ or florid adisaster.org/. MEGAN REEVES/ Lake City ReporterJamie Harolds property, located on Landress Terrace, experi enced flooding Thursday. Her yard was one of many affected by the 3-4 inches of rain Columbia County received last week. Health Department: Boil water if well submergedBoil water used for: Drinking Making beverages Cooking Brushing teeth Washing dishes Washing areas of the skin that have been cut or injured There were an estimated 599,000 people out of work in the state. Floridas unem ployment rate is just below the national unemployment rate. Economists have said as people begin to look for work again it could make it harder for the states unemployment rate to have any more large drops like it has had in the last two years. State economists have said a key reason for drops in the unemploy ment rate in 2012 and 2013 was that people left the labor force or had delayed their job search. But that is starting to change. The latest economic over view published by the Office of Economic and Demographic Research this week said that the labor participation rate has been increasing since last December. It appears that improv ing job prospects are encouraging people to rejoin the labor force, the report said. In this case, the slight uptick in the unemployment rate would be a strong indicator of an improving economy. Gov. Rick Scott, who has been caught up in a tough re-election fight, has made job creation the main theme of his time as governor. He touted the numbers on Friday as more proof that his poli cies have helped with the states economic recovery. JOBLESSContinued From 1A From staff reports Elder Options, a Mid-Florida area agency on aging, is seeking individuals with one or more chronic health con ditions, who want to be able to support and help others learn to take control of their ongoing health conditions by facilitating workshops once a week for 2 hours for six weeks. Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Leader Training is a four day training that will be held July 14-15 and 21-22 at Gainesville Technology Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC), 2153 S.E. Hawthorne Road, Gainesville, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is limited; for an application please con tact Betty Flagg at Elder Options at (352) 692-5219 or by email:email@example.com.Registration now open for Elder Options July Leader Training classes Classes will be held in Gainesville.
High School swim team. His mom said he loved to read about his students success in the paper and would follow their jour neys to the state meets that way. He probably shouldve been a teacher, his dad said. But Jared Allison loved being a pharmacist, said lifelong friend Chase Moses. After graduating from high school in 2001, Jared Allison went to UF for col lege and then pharmacy school. He did really enjoy it and was happy to be doing it, Moses said. Once he got out of school, he was really excited to be a phar macist. But pharmacy school wasnt always part of Jared Allisons plan. When he first started college at UF, he majored in business, but at the beginning of his sec ond year, he called his dad to tell him he switched his major and wanted to be a pharma cist. Carl Allison told him he was thrilled. Jared said, Really? I always thought you didnt want me to be a pharma cist. I told him, No, I just didnt want you to feel like you had to be a pharma cist, his dad said. He was getting ready to take over Baya Pharmacy. Getting ready to move back to Lake City and build a house on property that used to belong to his great-grandmother, his father said. Its unbelievable that he would be taken away at this point in his life, Carl Allison said. He is survived by his parents, younger sister, Michele Allison, grand parents, Betty and John Norris and grandmother Jean Floyd. He was amicably divorced and shared cus tody of Chloe, their dog, with his ex-wife. Since Jared Allison was a child, he took it on himself to protect his sister, nine years his junior. He always stood up for her if anyone ever picked on her, Carl Allison said. His parents said anoth er part of his childhood that sticks out to them is a project he did in 4th grade. The assignment was to interview a relative and write a report on it. Jared Allison inter viewed his grandmother and wrote about what it was like for her to live right here in Lake City in the 30s and 40s. Her husband was a preach er, so they didnt have much money, Carl Allison explained. One detail in Jared Allisons report was that his grandmother used to make clothes out of old flour sacks, Carl Allison said. It was excellent, his mom said. I still have it. When he wasnt read ing, studying or standing up for his sister, he was swimming or doing some thing outdoors. Moses, whos known Jared Allison since they were born, said he still has the boat the boys learned to water ski with. He remembers when they used to go tubing on Lake Jeffery. When we were little, grow ing up, we were always doing something outdoors, Moses said. He said their dads used to take them on fishing and hunting trips. Moses said on one dove-hunting trip to Kentucky when they were freshmen in high school, they acci dentally drove head first into a hay bale on a John Deere Gator. But you know, when youre kids, you bounce off and laugh it off, Moses recalled, laughing. Moses and Jared Allison hadnt seen or talked to each other a lot lately, but Moses said they could go years and pick up right where they left off. He was a great friend, Moses said, through tears. He is one of the people when you look back on your childhood, you always remember. Carl Allison said that every parent thinks his child is wonderful, and Jared Allison really was. He was brilliant and sensitive, his mom said. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at press time. 6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014 Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 934 NE Lake DeSoto Circle, Lake City, FL(Next to Courthouse) To make your change, join our free educational seminar on May 21, 2014, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital. To register, call 352.265.0535 or visit UFHealth.org/weightloss/seminar. Have you struggled with weight most of your life? It might be time for a change. Being obese can lead to many medical problems, but can also greatly aect your quality of life. If you are ready for a change, the UF Health Weight Loss Surgery Center at Shands Hospital is here to help. Our center is led by fellowship-trained bariatric surgeons, who are specially trained in weight loss surgery. They work with a multidisciplinary team of experts from UF Health to guide you through your weight loss journey. We focus not just on weight loss, but are dedicated to helping you create and maintain a healthy and happy lifestyle that you can enjoy. UF HEALTHWEIGHT LOSS SURGERY CENTER who learned it from two students the victim confid ed in, according to district documents and a sheriffs arrest report of the girls alleged abuser. Gassett consulted Pinemount principal Donna McAdams, who told her to arrange a par ent conference, reports said. The girls mother and grandmother told Gassett they did not believe she had been abused and Pinemount officials did not report the matter to the state Department of Children and Families, as required by law. The moth er later took the girl to a physician, who notified authorities abuse was in fact suspected. McAdams received a 7-day suspension without pay for her role in the inci dent and four other school workers received letters in their files notifying them of their failure to follow state-mandated proce dures. A policy handbook at Pinemount instructed employees to report allega tions of abuse to their supe riors at the school, but did not tell them to inform state authorities as required by law. Gassett, former princi pal at Niblack Elementary, was demoted and moved to Pinemount in August 2013. The district did not reveal the reasons for the demotion. In the dis ciplinary letter released Friday, Huddleston said Gassett was on annual con tract and that he had not made a final determination concerning your contract status going forward. Huddleston said Friday he would pursue the matter to its conclusion. Of the districts 1,200plus employees, the vast majority are outstanding, he said. The finest in Florida. But he said some may not be fully committed. There is no on-thefence, he said. This is either-or. I will not tolerate individuals who do not have the best interests of the stu dents of this district in their hearts. The disciplinary letter, dated May 1, was pre sented to Gassett 10 days before it was made public May 16, district officials said. Officials claimed a statutory exemption allowed them to withhold release of the document for that long. However, attorneys for the Florida Press Association and the First Amendment Foundation told the Lake City Reporter the statutory exemption did not apply in this case, and said the district had a legal obligation to release the letter upon receipt by Gassett. GASSETTContinued From 1A But Williams said it doesnt mat ter. The issue is that the county doesnt currently have legal access to the land, he said. When Ray Sessions owned it, someone from the county would call him before coming and Sessions would open the gate, Williams said. But the county hasnt been able to do that with his son, the current property owner. Williams said there was never a formal agreement with Ray Sessions concerning access. Its just things were probably done a little different then, Williams said. Access problems nothing new But county parks and recreation director Clint Pittman, whos in charge of maintaining the plane, said its not a legal issue. The problem is the gate on the property is some times closed, and thats nothing new, he said. There have always been issues with access, even when (Ray Sessions) was still living, he said. Its not necessarily the Sessions familys fault, Pittman said. Other people use the property and lock the gate. Sometimes, livestock is kept in the pasture where the plane sits, Pittman said. He said he thinks the county should return the plane because its not being used for its original pur pose to promote the air show, and costs a lot to maintain. Pittman said he doesnt know exactly how much maintenance costs because it is not broken out as a separate item in the budget. Pittman said in addition to prob lems accessing the land the plane is kept on, the sign the county is required by the federal govern ment to display has been stolen three times in roughly the last two years. The sign has to say that the airplane is on loan from the National Museum of Naval Aviation in Pensacola. The sign was most recently stolen was after Ray Sessions passed away. Each time, the county has to get a new sign made, Pittman said. The signs are probably sold as scrap metal, he said. To me, its a bigger disgrace to see it sit out there and grow green mold and not have the proper sign, then for it to be returned, Pittman said. Austin Sessions said the gate doesnt have a lock and that the county can access the property when it wants to. He said he lives on the property and has never once seen someone from the county try to access the plane. Austin Sessions also said no one else uses the property. For (the coun ty) to pull this is ridiculous, he said. I would have (the land) mowed and bring water if they had told me when they were out there. According to Austin Sessions, for the past six to seven years, the Sessions family has been maintaining the jet, including paint ing and cleaning it, he said. But Pittman said the county has been doing that work.No longer intended purpose Williams said he has no strong personal opinions on the issue, but said if the county does keep the plane, it has to ensure access and make it clear through a sign that the airplanes purpose is no lon ger to market the air show but to honor war veterans. Something like Columbia County salutes its veter ans, he said. Retired Circuit Judge Vernon Douglas, who was a part of the Lake City Air Show when the coun ty got the plane, said the jet is a landmark and thinks it helps the community. I thought it did more than pro mote the air show, he said. It acts as a symbol for the area, Douglas said. People can say theyre from Lake City the town with a jet on the side of I-75. About the plane The A-7E Corsair II jet was the final plane of the A7 series and was first flown in 1965 by the U.S Navy in the Vietnam War. Later, the U.S. Air Force also used the plane. The fighter jet ceased pro duction in 1984 and was retired in 1991. According to the countys loan agreement with the National Naval Aviation Museum, Columbia Countys jet is valued at $100,000. The history of the plane on dis play here is unclear. PLANEContinued From 1A Douglas Williams ALLISONContinued From 1AIts unbelievable that he would be taken away at this point in life. Carl Allison, Jared Allisons father
Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & STATE SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014 7A Columbia County Tobacco Free Partnership MeetingThe Columbia County Tobacco Free Partnership and the Columbia County Health Department have come together to form a partnership in order to create a tobacco free community. The partnership focuses on policies that effect our youth. In the New Year, we would like to focus on multi-unit housing cessation programs and promote the various tobacco cessation programs available to our community. We invite all community members, service workers, and school aged youth to attend the upcoming meeting to discuss tobacco-related issues in our county. Columbia County Tobacco Free Partnership Meeting 134 SE Colburn Ave Lake City, FL 32025 Monday, May 19, 2014 Time: 12:00pm All partnership meetings are open to the public. For more information on how to make a difference in your community through your local Tobacco Free Partnership, please contact Shomari Bowden Columbia County Health Department (386) 758-1066 or even worse.A sudden changeOn his meds he went from failing kindergarten to talking about graduating one day, Bonanno said. He even won the BUG (Bringing Up Grades) award after getting on his medicine. Then suddenly he didnt want to even go to school. The five-year-olds behavior changed rapidly, and after a sudden, extreme outburst she asked him if he had been taking his medicine at school. He said, I take a white pill, Mommy, Bonanno said. And I said, No you dont. He said I do, too. Bonanno knew that wasnt right. Im a pharmacy tech. I am state-certified and Im working on my national certification, she said. I study pills all day long, what they look like, their color, shape. I know what he should be taking and its not white. Bonanno said her son described the pill Boozer was giving him as a white tablet. His ADHD medication is a yellow-tan oval pill. Hes a 5-year-old kid, hes trusting, she said. Since March her son has been on a double dose of Concerta, taking 27 mg in the morning and 18 mg in the afternoon. At school the medication must be kept and administered by the school nurse, according to Florida law. Bonanno said she recently had to leave work to bring her son medication because Boozer told her she dropped some of his pills down the sink. Bonanno requested the permission forms that record each time she has brought in medication for her son and said the third form, along with a form for her sons inhaler, was missing.Heart conditionAlong with ADHD, Bonannos son has an extra valve in the upper quadrant of his heart. The valves purpose is to give extra blood flow to the fetus during pregnancy, but usually closes within five days after birth. Her son underwent Patent Ductus Arteriosus closure surgery a few months ago, but unauthorized changes in medication still could pose a problem. Depending on the type of pills he was given by Boozer, her son could relapse or experience serious heart complications, she said. Bonanno has been to her sons primary care physician as well as doctors in Gainesville to make sure he is stable. He received an EKG, which came back normal, she said. Bonanno said doctors havent yet narrowed down what medication her son received, possibly because any medicine from the same class as Concerta will not show up on tests. Her son also received a urinalysis and a swab test for which they are still awaiting results. Bonanno said she is looking into a hair follicle test, which can show results up to 90 days after ingestion of a drug.A violation of trustAlthough her son is now back on his regular medication and doing well, Bonanno said he still doesnt feel safe at Pinemount. He didnt even want to go to school because hes afraid of something bad they might give him, she said. I am strongly debating whether I am letting my son go there next year. Bonanno also said the school has been unable to fulfill her request for her sons records. Pinemount employees cannot even tell her when the records will be available. You send a child to school being a working parent and you think that theyre gonna be protected, she said. Not only is it a violation of trust, they took advantage of the situation. Bonanno said things could have been handled differently. The school shouldve called the parents personally rather than letting them find out through the media, she said. Bonanno called for better oversight by the district, but Frank Moore, director of Human Resources Management Development, said he is unsure what more the district can do to prevent this sort of situation. He noted that all Columbia County school employees must undergo a Level 2 background check. According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the process includes state and national fingerprinting and consideration of disqualifying offenses. Moore said he has considered the idea of psychological profiling, but is unsure that would work. Im having a hard time coming up with the next step, he said. But Im open for suggestions. Supt. Terry Huddleston said he could not comment due to the ongoing investigation. Bonanno said she plans to file a complaint with the Florida Department of Education in Tallahassee over the incident. She said it is possible she may transfer her child to a different school next year. She plans to look into private schools or other public schools where her son feels more comfortable. I would advise any other parent that is going through this situation to speak up, Bonanno said. I dont know what games theyre playing, but we arent going to just sit back. PINEMOUNTContinued From 1ADISTRICT RULES ON STUDENT MEDICATIONS Students cannot carry medications at school. Parents/guardians must complete a new permission form each year for all medications to be administered at school, including OTC medicines. Prescription medicines must be in their original labeled container and delivered to the school by an adult. This must be done each time there are any changes in medication or dosage. OTC medicines require a doctors note stating how the medication is to be taken. An unopened bottle must be delivered to the clinic with a permission form signed by an adult. Otis says Red Lobster in particular is increasingly unable to attract the higher-income customers Darden caters to with its more successful chains, which include Longhorn Steakhouse, The Capital Grille and Seasons 52. Red Lobster, which opened in 1968, helped popularize seafood among Americans and today has about 700 locations in the U.S. and Canada. The first restaurant, in Lakeland, boasted a menu including a half a dozen oysters for 65 cents and platters with frog legs and hush puppies for $2.50. As it suffered sales declines more recently, executives blamed a variety of factors, including a refusal among customers to swallow price increases. In 2012, for instance, executives cited a $1 price hike for its Festival of Shrimp special in explaining a quarterly decline in sales. More recently, the company tried to attract a wider array of customers by adding more non-seafood dishes to Red Lobsters menu. The efforts didnt take hold. Darden sees more potential in fixing Olive Garden, which has about 830 locations. The company recently reworked the logo for the Italian chain and has been adding lighter menu items, as well as smaller dishes like crispy risotto bites that it says reflect eating trends. Still, affordability is an ongoing issue across the industry and Darden has been slow to address it. At the height of the downturn, for instance, Applebees introduced a for $20 deal that proved so popular it ended up becoming a menu fixture. Activist investor Barington Capital had challenged Dardens plans to sell Red Lobster, saying the company should separate Olive Garden and Red Lobster as a pair from its other chains, which also include Bahama Breeze, Eddie Vs and Yard House. Barington said in a statement that Dardens decision was unconscionable given the concerns expressed by shareholders. Darden noted that its deal is not subject to shareholder approval. After the transaction costs, Darden said it expects proceeds of $1.6 billion, of which $1 billion will be used to retire debt. The company said it expects the deal to close in its fiscal first quarter of 2015, which is this summer. Golden Gate Capital made a separate $1.5 billion deal to sell Red Lobsters real estate to American Realty Capital Properties, then lease it back. Its other investments include California Pizza Kitchen, Payless ShoeSource and Eddie Bauer. Shares of Darden Restaurants Inc. were down 4 percent at $48.49. DARDENContinued From 1A JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterSiegmeister speaks at Saint Leo graduationJeffrey Siegmeister, State Attorney for the Third Judicial Circuit, gives the commencement address during Saint Leo University graduation ceremonies on Friday.
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Lake City Reporter SPORTS Story ideas? Contact Tim Kirby Sports Editor 754-0421 firstname.lastname@example.org Lake City Reporter SPORTS Sunday, May 18, 2014 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas? Contact Tim Kirby Sports Editor 754-0421 email@example.com 1BSPORTS UFHealth.org When Lowyn Yancey was born, a pinched umbilical cord kept her brain from getting oxygen for several minutes. A cooling technique developed by Dr. Michael Weiss at UF Health helped her brain recover, and today shes a healthy little girl. Michael and Lowyn share an important, if invisible, connection one that helps us move medicine forward. UF Health and Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center, an innovative alliance to enhance our community. Michael may not recognize Lowyn. But 8 months ago his cooling technique saved her life. Purple & Gold shootout Defense shines in 48-47 scrimmage By BRANDON FINLEY firstname.lastname@example.org Nearly 100 points were on the scoreboard as time ran out in the Purple & Gold game without the offense ever reaching the end zone. And thats just the way things go with a bizarre scoring system created before Columbia Highs spring scrimmage. Instead of the usual scor ing system, odds and ends were added to give the defense a chance of coming out on top. Thats what happened as the Purple topped the Gold, 48-47, at Memorial Stadium on Friday. Touchdowns were still given, but the only one came for the defense when Thomas Newsome recov ered a fumble to give the Purple a 19-10 lead in the first half. Besides the usual ways of scoring, there were also turnovers, three-and-outs, sacks and tackles-for-loss to help up the defenses total. The offense could score by picking up long runs and passes. Both were in short demand as the defense held Columbia behind the line of scrimmage more times than not. With the score 31-28 in favor of the Purple team in the fourth quarter, Timothy Dotson tied the contest with a sack that resulted in a punt. Dotson would add another tackle for a loss later in the game. The Purple took the lead for good after Austin Harper forced a sack on the Golds final drive. Head coach Brian Allen noted that although this was a scrimmage marked by the defenses dominance, that it wasnt the case throughout spring practice. Its crazy because all spring this thing has gone back and forth, Allen said. In Thursdays practice, the offense came out and dominated. Tonight, we just forgot everything we know how to do, but thats the way it has been all spring. Were a young group and we made a ton of mistakes on both sides of the ball. CHS continued on 3B JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Columbia High head coach Brian Allen huddles with the offense during & Purple and Gold game Friday.
YOUTH SOFTBALL Lady Tiger camp offered in June Columbia High softball coach Jimmy Williams has the Lady Tiger Softball Camp (ages 7and older) set for 8:30 a.m. to noon June 9-11 at the CHS field. Cost is $100. Registration is at Brians Sports on U.S. Highway 90 west. For details, call Williams at 303-11924, or e-mail email@example.com USSSA BASKETBALL 7th-grade team fundraising event The RCC/AMN 7th-Grade USSSA basketball team has an alumni basketball fundraiser planned for 6 p.m. June 6 at Richardson Community Center. The team is raising funds to attend the state and national tournaments during the month of June. Donations are welcome. For details, call Nicole Smith at 754-7095. YOUTH VOLLEYBALL Volleyball camp registration open Columbia High volleyball coach Heather Benson has a Youth Volleyball Camp (ages 10-14) planned for 6-8 p.m. July 18-19 at the CHS gym. Cost is $40. For details, call Benson at 755-8080, Ext. 254, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Q From staff reports SCOREBOARD SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today AUTO RACING 1 p.m. ABC IndyCar, qualifying for Indianapolis 500 (Day 2) 2 p.m. ESPN NASCAR, Nationwide Series, Get To Know Newton 250, at Newton, Iowa FS1 ARCA, Menards 200, at Toledo, Ohio 9 p.m. ESPN2 NHRA, Southern Nationals, at Commerce, Ga. (same-day tape) COLLEGE BASEBALL 4:30 p.m. FS1 Texas at Kansas St. COLLEGE SOFTBALL Noon ESPN2 NCAA Division I playoffs, regionals, game 6, at Tallahassee 2:30 p.m. ESPN2 NCAA Division I playoffs, regionals, game 7, at Tallahassee (if necessary) 4:30 p.m. ESPN2 NCAA Division I playoffs, regionals, game 6, at Tucson, Ariz. 7 p.m. ESPN2 NCAA Division I playoffs, regionals, game 7, at Tuscon, Ariz. (if necessary) CYCLING 1 p.m. NBC Tour of California, final stage, at Thousand Oaks, Calif. GOLF 7 a.m. TGC European PGA Tour, Open de Espana, final round, at Sevilla, Spain 1 p.m. TGC PGA Tour, Byron Nelson Championship, final round, at Irving, Texas 3 p.m. CBS PGA Tour, Byron Nelson Championship, final round, at Irving, Texas TGC Champions Tour, The Tradition, final round, at Birmingham, Ala. 5 p.m. TGC LPGA, Kingsmill Championship, final round, at Williamsburg, Va. 7 p.m. TGC Web.com Tour, BMW Charity Pro-Am, final round, at Greer, S.C. (same-day tape) HOCKEY 9:30 a.m. NBCSN IIHF, World Championship, Finland vs. United States, at Minsk, Belarus MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1 p.m. MLB Regional coverage, Pittsburgh at N.Y. Yankees or Oakland at Cleveland 2:15 p.m. WGN Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs 8 p.m. ESPN Detroit at Boston MOTORSPORTS 7 a.m. FS1 MotoGP World Championship, Grand Prix of France, at Le Mans, France NBA BASKETBALL 3:30 p.m. ABC Playoffs, conference finals, game 1, Miami at Indiana NHL HOCKEY 3 p.m. NBC Playoffs, conference finals, game 1, Los Angeles at Chicago Monday MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. ESPN Detroit at Cleveland NBA BASKETBALL 9 p.m. TNT Playoffs, conference final, game 1, Oklahoma City at San Antonio NHL HOCKEY 8 p.m. NBCSN Playoffs, conference finals, N.Y. Rangers at MontrealBASKETBALLNBA playoffs CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS Thursday IIndiana 93, Washington 80, Indiana wins series 4-2 Oklahoma City 104, L.A. Clippers 98, Oklahoma City wins series 4-2 CONFERENCE FINALS (Best-of-7) Today Miami at Indiana, 3:30 p.m. Monday Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 9 p.m. Tuesday Miami at Indiana, 8:30 p.m.BASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 22 18 .550 New York 21 19 .525 1 Toronto 22 21 .512 1Boston 20 21 .488 2 Tampa Bay 19 24 .442 4 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 25 12 .676 Minnesota 20 20 .500 6 Chicago 21 22 .488 7Kansas City 20 21 .488 7 Cleveland 19 23 .452 8 West Division W L Pct GB Oakland 26 16 .619 Los Angeles 22 19 .537 3 Seattle 20 21 .488 5 Texas 20 22 .476 6 Houston 14 28 .333 12 Todays Games Oakland (J.Chavez 3-1) at Cleveland (Masterson 2-2), 1:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (Morton 0-5) at N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 2-3), 1:05 p.m., 1st game Baltimore (U.Jimenez 2-4) at Kansas City (Shields 5-3), 2:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Joh.Danks 3-3) at Houston (Peacock 0-4), 2:10 p.m. Seattle (F.Hernandez 4-1) at Minnesota (Nolasco 2-3), 2:10 p.m. Toronto (Dickey 4-3) at Texas (N.Martinez 0-1), 3:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Price 4-3) at L.A. Angels (Shoemaker 1-1), 3:35 p.m. Pittsburgh (Cole 3-3) at N.Y. Yankees (Nuno 1-1), 4:35 p.m., 2nd game Detroit (A.Sanchez 0-2) at Boston (Peavy 1-1), 8:05 p.m. Mondays Games Detroit (Smyly 2-2) at Cleveland (Kluber 4-3), 7:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Carroll 1-3) at Kansas City (Vargas 4-1), 8:10 p.m. Houston (Keuchel 4-2) at L.A. Angels (Richards 4-0), 10:05 p.m.NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Atlanta 22 18 .550 Washington 22 19 .537 Miami 22 21 .512 1 New York 19 22 .463 3 Philadelphia 17 22 .436 4 Central Division W L Pct GB Milwaukee 27 15 .643 St. Louis 22 20 .524 5 Cincinnati 19 21 .475 7 Pittsburgh 17 23 .425 9 Chicago 13 27 .325 13 West Division W L Pct GB San Francisco 27 16 .628 Colorado 24 19 .558 3 Los Angeles 23 20 .535 4 San Diego 20 23 .465 7 Arizona 16 28 .364 11 Todays Games Pittsburgh (Morton 0-5) at N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 2-3), 1:05 p.m., 1st game Cincinnati (Cingrani 2-2) at Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 3-4), 1:35 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Z.Wheeler 1-3) at Washington (Zimmermann 2-1), 1:35 p.m. Atlanta (Floyd 0-1) at St. Louis (J.Garcia 0-0), 2:15 p.m. Milwaukee (Estrada 3-1) at Chicago Cubs (T.Wood 3-4), 2:20 p.m. Miami (Ja.Turner 0-1) at San Francisco (Vogelsong 1-2), 4:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Haren 5-1) at Arizona (Collmenter 1-2), 4:10 p.m. San Diego (Cashner 2-5) at Colorado (Nicasio 4-2), 4:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Cole 3-3) at N.Y. Yankees (Nuno 1-1), 4:35 p.m., 2nd game Mondays Games Cincinnati (Leake 2-3) at Washington (Strasburg 3-3), 7:05 p.m. Milwaukee (W.Peralta 4-2) at Atlanta (Minor 1-2), 7:10 p.m.AUTO RACINGRace week SPRINT CUP Next race: Coca-Cola 600, May 25, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, North Carolina. Online: http:// www.nascar.com NATIONWIDE Next race: History 300, May 24, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, North Carolina. CAMPING WORLD TRUCK Next race: Lucas Oil 200, May 30, Dover International Speedway, Dover, Delaware. NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING NHRA SUMMER NATIONALS Site: Commerce, Georgia.Schedule: Today, final eliminations (ESPN2, 9 p.m.-midnight). Track: Atlanta Dragway.Next race: NHRA Kansas Nationals, May 23-25, Heartland Park Topeka, Topeka, Kansas. Online: http:// www.nhra.com VERIZON INDYCAR Next race: Indianapolis 500, May 25, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis. Online: http:// www.indycar.com FORMULA ONE Next race: Monaco Grand Prix, May 25, Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco. Online: http:// www.formula1.com OTHER RACES ARCA RACING SERIES: Menards 200, Today, Toledo Speedway (Fox Sports 1, 2-4 p.m.), Toledo, Ohio. Online: http://www.arcaracing.comSprint Showdown At Charlotte Motor SpeedwayConcord, N.C. Friday (Start position in parentheses) 1. (4) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 40 laps, 149.7 rating, 0 points, $49,992. 2. (2) A J Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 40, 127, 0, $39,987. 3. (9) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 40, 106.8, 0, $35,712. 4. (5) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 40, 100, 0, $33,612. 5. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford, 40, 92.8, 0, $32,612. 6. (3) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 40, 90.1, 0, $30,612. 7. (8) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 40, 90.3, 0, $29,612. 8. (1) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 40, 96.9, 0, $29,012. 9. (6) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 40, 81.7, 0, $28,512. 10. (7) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 40, 73.2, 0, $28,262. 11. (15) David Gilliland, Ford, 40, 64.2, 0, $27,987. 12. (11) Cole Whitt, Toyota, 40, 65.1, 0, $27,712. 13. (13) Alex Bowman, Toyota, 40, 63.1, 0, $27,462. 14. (14) Dave Blaney, Ford, 40, 50.5, 0, $27,362. 15. (17) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 40, 56.3, 0, $27,262. 16. (21) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 40, 42.9, 0, $27,162. 17. (18) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 40, 37.9, 0, $27,062. 18. (16) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, 40, 44.2, 0, $26,962. 19. (19) Ryan Truex, Toyota, 40, 36.4, 0, $26,862. 20. (12) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, 40, 45.2, 0, $26,762. 21. (20) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 40, 33.7, 0, $26,637. 22. (22) Blake Koch, Ford, 40, 25.9, 0, $26,507. 23. (23) David Stremme, Chevrolet, vibration, 25, 28.4, 0, $26,407. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 117.711 mph. Time of Race: 0 hours, 30 minutes, 35 seconds. Margin of Victory: 2.547 seconds.Caution Flags: 2 for 3 laps.Lead Changes: 4 among 3 drivers. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-04212BSPORTS BOWLING BRIEFS COURTESYTournament of Champions winnerElaina Silcox, a local youth league bowler at Lake City Bowl and a member of the Columbia High bowling team, won the 2013-14 Jacksonville Junior Bowling Tournament of Champions event at Bowl America Orange Park on May 10. For the ann ual event competitors have to qualify during the year at JJBT qualifying tournaments. Afte r six games of qualifying, Silcox was the No. 1 seed and worked her way through th e elimination round and to the finals without losing. League reportsLake City Bowl league results: HIT & MISS Final team standings: 1. Spare Us (48.5-23.5); 2. Silver Ladies (44-28) 3. Strike 3 (41-31); 4. Legal Ladies (40-32); 5. Ten In The Pit (39-33); 6. High Five (35.5-36.5); 7. Git Up & Bowl (32-40). High team handicap game: 1. Strike 3 827; 2. Silver Ladies 806; 3. Legal Ladies 743. High team handicap series: 1. Spare Us 2,365; 2. Ten In The Pit 2,325; 3. High Five 2,238. High handicap game: 1. Ida Hollingsworth 254; 2. Jessica Alford 241; 3. Sandra Peterson 229. High handicap series: 1. Karen Clampett 698; 2. Susan Mears 645; 3. Shirley Highsmith 644.(Results from May 13) SEXY SENIORS Team standings: 1. Awesome Four (178-110); 2. Jos Crew (167-121); 3. Perky Pals (163-125); 4. Keglers (141-147); 5. Pin Busters (139-149); 6. Handicappers (138-150); 7. Spoilers (134-154); 8. Outcasts (130-158); 9. Pin Droppers (126-162); 10. Double Up (124-164). High team handicap game: 1. Keglers 837; 2. Jos Crew 821; 3. Pin Busters 816. High team handicap series: 1. Perky Pals 2,450; 2. Spoilers 2,372; 3. Handicappers 2,338. High handicap game: 1. Teresa Williams 260; 2. Peggy Duncan 219; 3. Jane Sommerfeld 214. 1. Jim Grimsley 244; 2. Wayne Williams 237; 3. Joe Peterson 222. High handicap series: 1. Aggie Mumbauer 644; 2. Ann Soliz 600; 3. Joyce Crandall 597. 1. Bruce Gilbert 690; 2. Ross Meyers 639; 3. Vernon Black 626.(Results from May 6) GOLDEN ROLLERS Final team standings: 1. Quirky Quad; 2. Lucky Strikers; 3. Power E.N.D.S.
Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0420 LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014 3B3BSPORTS CHS: Scrimmage gets defensive Continued From Page 1BBut even with the mistakes, Allen said it was a chance for the Tigers to compete and learn. Thats the thing about the spring, were making everything into a competi-tion, Allen said. It doesnt matter if its blitz pickup, inside run or whatever, were competing. Allen said that the idea is for the Tigers to learn through repetition, not only on the field, but in the classroom. While theyre not out there playing, I continu-ally preach mental reps, Allen said. The second team offense and defense have to be watching when theyre not in the game. We get everything on film, and well go back and break it down to do visual training as well. Allen gave credit to the defense, but said that the offense has got to make strides throughout the summer and heading into the fall. We have to learn fast or were going to go out there and get our head beat in, Allen said. You always have to give credit to the other side of the ball or another team, but at the same time, it hasnt been this lopsid-ed during the spring. The difference tonight is the defense wanted it more and went out and executed. Before the varsity took the field, incoming ninth-grade players scrimmaged and there were three scores. Nathaniel Williams reached the end zone twice on passes from Jamille Bullock and Nathaniel Maxwell scored on a 10-yard pass. Columbia will begin summer workouts on June 9. Practices run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fall practice begins Aug. 4. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterZedrick Woods (2) wrestles down Caleb Carswell as he carries the ball. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterColumbia Highs Tyler Walker (22) wraps up Teon Dol lard during the eighth-grade Tigers portion of the Purple & Gold game at Memorial Stadium o n Friday. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterColumbia Highs Lonnie Underwood (24) looks for an o pen hole as he heads down the field during the Purple & Gold game on Friday.
4B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014 Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-04204BSports utdoors 360 The mystery eyeball Photo provided by Rob ChapmanLevi McFatter caught this amber jack while fishing off the Cape. I love to fish. I dont care if its freshwater, saltwater, brackish water, cold water, warm water, dirty water, clean water, blue water, black water, or hot pink water. Side note: If you see pink water, please email me a photo! If theres a body of water, Im going to think of a way to fish it. With that being said, I have a confession. If I had to choose between a fresh or saltwater on a given trip, Im going salt for one reason you never know! You never know what youll hook, you never know what youll see, and you never know what youll find. The Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean never cease to amaze. Much of the allure to being on the water is not knowing what lies beneath. I spent hundreds of hours on the beach as a kid. I was born in Sarasota, and Siesta Key and Longboat Key were just a few miles west. I was fearless, and would search for spider crabs, sand fleas, coquinas, jellyfish, sand dollars, conch shells and sharks teeth. One afternoon I even found a wallet from a spring-breaker. I remember snorkeling and seeing it under the water; at the time (pre-Facebook and Google), we had to send it back to the owner the old-fashioned way the United States Postal Service. In just the past month an angler in Florida caught a goblin shark, the second one ever found in the Gulf of Mexico. A few weeks later fishermen in Japan caught a rare megamouth shark near Shizuoka. This was only the 58th time in history that one of these sharks has ever been caught, and it weighed about 1,500 pounds. Perhaps you remember this one. Just over a year ago, a bizarre story took over the front pages of websites and newspapers, while also being broadcast across television and radio airwaves. A man walking on a beach found a mystery eyeball. This wasnt an ordinary eyeball; it was about the size of a softball. FWCs Carli Segelson, Public Information Coordinator for the South Region of Florida, was at the meeting when the FWC took possession of the mystery eyeball. She snapped a picture, and when the picture hit the FWC Facebook page it went viral. People everywhere chimed in on what it was. Giant Squid? Mola? Bigfoot? Swordfish? Marlin? The bizarre nature of the story had it voted into the top 10 weirdest stories of 2012 for National Geographic. Soon after the mystery eyeball was turned into the FWC, Dr. Tom Reinert came into its possession. Reinert ruled out many of the possible suspects. Based on the smell, he determined it was fishy and not squiddy. The color, a deep blue, had determined it was not from a Mola mola, another large fish that lives around Florida waters. Finally, Reinert claimed the eyeball to be from a billfish. Based on Scientific observation, expert opinion and knowledge of local fisheries we quickly deduced that the eyeball likely came from a swordfish, Reinert said. Nearly a year after its discovery, genetic testing in St. Petersburgs Fish and Wildlife Research Institute has officially confirmed that the mystery eyeball did indeed belong to a swordfish. How did it come to wash up on a beach? Heres the theory. Swordfish can be kept in Florida waters. Most likely an angler kept the large swordfish, and during the filleting process decided to remove the eyeball from its boney orbital cup. Shortly after, the eyeball made its way to the beach where it was found by human means or forces of nature. The eyeball is still kept in a jar at the FWRI. It has not aged well then again, it is an eyeball in a jar, states the FWC. In the end, this is one mystery of the sea that has been officially solved.Q Rob Chapman IV is a tournament winning angler and outdoorsman from Lake City. Hes an award winning marine artist, a graduate of Florida Gateway College and of Jacksonville University. He is currently the Coordinator of Marketing, Web, & Graphics Production at FGC, and is active both in the outdoors and designing for outdoors companies throughout the world. Hed love to hear from you! Send your reports, photos, and articles to email@example.com OUTDOORS 360 Rob Chapmanrob@outdoors360.comPhoto provided by Rob ChapmanAbi Brooks holds up her very first catch. This bream was reeled in on her custom pink rod with no help. Parents are Theresa and Robert Westberry. Photo provided by Rob ChapmanA photo of the mystery eyeball.Photo provided by Rob ChapmanChris Charles with a 41-pound gag grouper from the dee p.
By BRENDAN FARRINGTON AP Political Writer TALLAHASSEE Republican Gov. Rick Scott is opting to soften his image instead of attack ing Republican-turnedDemocrat Charlie Crist in a campaign ad that features his two-year-old grandson. Scott acknowledges in the ad that he hasnt had a great relationship with the media in the ninth ad since Crist announced he would challenge Scott. As he reads a newspaper at a lawn table, Scott says, You mightve noticed the news media is not always my friend. But they arent the critics I worry about. This guy is. Scott then puts down the newspaper to reveal grand son Auguste sitting on his lap. The images then show Scott playing with and read ing to the boy. I spend every day worrying about what my grandson will think of me. Im focused on the Florida we leave for his generation. That means more jobs and more opportunity. Weve made a good start, but we have a lot more work to do. He then turns to Auguste, whos eating a cracker, and says, What do you say? The boy replies, Lets get to work, grandpa. Scott smiles and says, Thats my line. The ad is a different approach from the attack ads that have so far domi nated the re-election cam paign. Six of Scotts first eight ads have criticized former Crist on issues rang ing from his new support of President Barack Obamas health care overhaul to his decision to run for Senate instead of re-election while serving as governor during the recession. The political committee set up to re-elect Scott is spending $1 million on the ad which will air statewide. The Lets Get to Work com mittee has already spent more than $12 million on television ads with just less than six months to go until the election. By TONY BRITT firstname.lastname@example.org B en Scott knows well the inner workings of Columbia County government. Scott, who starts as assistant county manager May 28, previously worked as county finance director and as county purchasing director. His role will be to assist and learn from County Manager Dale Williams. I believe Williams idea is for me to learn the whole job of county manager for all the departments, Scott said. Scotts responsibilities will include help ing set he agenda for county commission meetings and countless other duties. I will also be learning how Williams does his job, Scott said. I think the long term goal for the assistant county man ager is to be able to step up and into the county manager position. Scott, who is leaving his post as CFO for Rountree-Moore Automotive Group, said his business philosophy is to encourage respon sible growth with good corporate neighbors. I believe the county needs to search for economic growth, but you also need to make sure what you are bringing in for growth is not harmful to the county, he said. In Columbia County weve got some of the most pristine springs in the world and we dont want to bring something in that might damage that or something else that would damage our environment. We want to make sure we bring in jobs that are good for the county and good for the overall environment. Scott said bringing in good jobs, through responsible companies that are responsible to both their employees and the community, will help Columbia County grow wisely. Scott took over as county finance direc tor in May 2011. He stayed in the post for about two and a half years until recruited by Rountree-Moore, he said. Working for the county, however, is his first love. Scott moved to the area in the 1980s and has seen the area grow during the last three decades. He said he wants that trend to continue during his tenure. I want my children to be able to go to school and come back, live in and work in Columbia County, he said. In order for them to do that, there have to be posi tions for them to fill. Most people would like to see their children be able stay, live and work in the community without hav ing to commute to somewhere else. Williams has served as the county man ager for three decades, and Scott said if he has an opportunity to work in the position for anywhere near that long, he hopes to capitalize on the momentum the county has in economic development and fiscal restraint shown over the years. Any position that Ive ever been in the goal is to leave it better than when you came, he said. In the long run, and I think Williams has helped the county grow, become more professional in most aspects of business, and I just want to keep that momentum going so that when I leave in 20 years, I can say, Hey look heres what weve accomplished and the county is growing and the county is in good fiscal shape. Scott said county officials have done an excellent job in managing the countys budget, noting some counties of similar size have not fared as well during the recent economic downturn. Scott said he believes the experience he earned as the county purchasing director and later as finance director, will benefit him in the new position. Those experiences with working with all the departments from the purchasing side and working with all their budgets, helps me to understand whats going on over there already, he said. The thing that Im looking forward to is learning how Williams comes up with the informa tion about the things we have to prepare for. During a recent budget workshop Williams discussed the need to look at the possibility of building a new commu nications system, funding road projects and other fiscal concerns. Those are important aspects that are coming in the future that are going to be tough to deal with and their all are big dollars what is the funding source going to be for that, Scott asked. Were going have some growth but is the growth going to be enough to cover that or will there have to be some other fund ing source well need to look towards to fund those projects. Im looking forward to getting started, learning from Williams and working with the county commission ers. 1CBIZ FRONT Lake City Reporter Week of Sunday, May 18-24, 2014 www.lakecityreporter.com Section C Columbia, Inc. Your marketplace source for Lake City and Columbia County 1CColumbia Inc. NOW LEASING Lake Citys Premier Apartment Complex 2 BR, 1, 1 1 / 2 or 2 BA, Free 200 Dish Network Channels, Gated Community, Pool, with W/D hookups, tankless water heater, energy ecient appliances Starting At $699 mo. Starting At $699 mo. 384 SW Dexter Circle, Lake City (386) 754-1800 Call UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT Scott ready to take No. 2 spot ASSISTANT COUNTY MANAGER TONY BRITT/ Lake City Reporter Ben Scott will take over as assistant county manager May 28. He will be groomed to take over for Dale Williams upon his retirement. Former finance director heir apparent to County Manager Dale Williams. Campaign ad seeking to soften Scotts image
By ERICA WERNERAssociated PressWASHINGTON President Barack Obamas review of the nations deportation policies may result in changes to a contentious program that hands over people booked for local crimes to federal immigration authorities. But such steps are unlikely to satisfy advo-cates demanding dramatic action to help millions of people living in the U.S. illegally. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, offering his first public hints at the outcome of the review hes conduct-ing at Obamas behest, said Thursday that the so-called Secure Communities pro-gram needs a fresh start. He suggested it might be revamped to focus on people who actually have been convicted of crimes, not just those arrested or booked. In my judgment, Secure Communities should be an efficient way to work with state and local law enforce-ment to reach the removal priorities that we have, those who are convicted of something, Johnson said on PBS NewsHour. The program has become very controver-sial. And I told a group of sheriffs and chiefs that I met with a couple days ago that I thought we needed a fresh start. The program allows Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials to run fingerprints of any-one booked for a local or state crime through a fed-eral database for immigra-tion violations. If theres a match, ICE can ask local police and sheriffs to detain the person, and then decide whether to deport them. The program, which was started in 2008 under the Bush administration but has been expanded under Obama, has led to complaints that people are being deported for immi-gration violations without being convicted of any crime, or with only minor offenses. Police and sheriffs officials also complain people are afraid to interact with law enforcement and report crimes because they worry theyll be deported. States including California and local governments in Oregon and elsewhere have begun refusing to honor all detention requests, some-thing thats increased in the wake of recent court rul-ings raising questions about the program. Many advocates, who have been holding hunger strikes and rallies to pro-test record-high deporta-tions on Obamas watch, want Secure Communities eliminated entirely. Were skeptical that this is going to be the meaningful change that the community is asking for, said Kamal Essaheb, an attorney at the National Immigration Law Center. We dont want any changes around the edges. This is a program thats poisoned trust between police and immigrant communities. More than 150 civil and immigrant rights groups signed a letter to Johnson Friday urging him to end the use of immigrant detentions under Secure Communities. Changes to Secure Communities also would fall far short of the sweep-ing action advocates are pushing to expand a 2-year-old program thats allowed hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought illegal-ly to the country as youths to stay and work here legal-ly. Johnson said he was still reviewing that possibility. I would say that we have to be careful not to pre-empt Congress in certain areas, Johnson said. The Obama administrations focus on executive action has come with immi-gration legislation stuck in the GOP-led House 11 months after Senate pas-sage of a far-reaching bill that included billions of dol-lars more for border secu-rity, new visa programs and a path to citizenship for many of the 11.5 million people now living illegally in the U.S. Republicans have warned that any executive action by Obama would destroy whatever chance remains to get their cooperation on immigration. Some see a narrow window for the House to act in the next couple of months, ahead of Congress August recess and the November mid-term elections. And some Republicans warn that Obama should not be taking steps to relax enforcement. Weve witnessed President Obama and administration officials abuse their executive power to systematically dismantle the mechanisms to enforce our immigration laws that Congress has created. But still, the administration would like to go further, House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., said in a statement. 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Invited to this meeting are the Columbia Coun-ty Board of County Commissioners, Columbia County School Board members, the Superintendent of Schools, Columbia County Sheriff, Property Appraiser, Supervisor of Elections, Clerk of Court and the City of Lake City Council. The purpose of this meeting is to dis-cuss the upcoming hurricane season forecasts, protective actions that can be taken and more. For more infor-mation please contact the Columbia County Emergency Management Of-fice at (386) 758-1125 ext. 2 or email@example.com. 05544958May 11, 14, 18 & 21, 2014 PUBLIC NOTICEON INVITATION TO BIDITB-025-201435X 62METALPOLE BARNSealed bids will be accepted by the City of Lake City, Florida, 205 N Marion Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055 until Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at which time all bids will be opened and read aloud in the City Council Chambers located on the 2nd floor of City Hall, 205 N Marion Avenue, Lake City, Florida.Bid specifications may be viewed on the City website: procurement.lcfla.com or at www.demandstar.com. Contact the Procurement Department at (386) 719-5816 or (386) 719-5818 for more information.05545104May 18, 2014 SECTION 00 1116INVITATION TO BIDTHE DISTRICTBOARD OF TRUSTEES OF FLORIDAGATE-WAYCOLLEGE WILLRECEIVE BIDS FOR THE FOLLOWING:FCG GILCHRISTCOUNTYCEN-TER RENOVATIONSFLORIDAGATEWAYCOLLEGEBELL, FLORIDAFGC BID NUMBER ITB #14-2-01ARCHITECTS PROJECTNO. 1348Date & Time for Receiving Bids:Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.Date, Time and Place for Pre-Bid Conference:All interested bidders are required to attend the Mandatory Pre-Bid Con-ference to be held at 10:00 a.m. local time on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at Florida Gateway College Gilchrist Center, 2821 E. Bell Avenue, Bell, Florida, 32619.Place for Receiving Bids:Bids may be mailed as follows:Florida Gateway CollegeProcurement Department149 S.E. College PlaceLake City, Florida 32025-2007Hand delivered bids are to be pre-sented to:Florida Gateway CollegeProcurement Department, Building 001, Room 130149 S.E. Staff WayLake City, Florida 32025-2007All bids must arrive and be date/time stamped by a Procurement represen-tative prior to the specified bid open-ing date/time. The College will not be responsible for postal or other de-livery service delays that cause a bid to arrive at Florida Gateway College after the designated bid opening date/time. Bids that are mailed must be clearly marked on the outside of the envelope ITB #14-2-01 FGC GILCHRISTCOUNTYCENTER RENOVATIONS, FLORIDAGATEWAYCOLLEGE, BID OPENING, JUNE 10, 2014.Bids will be opened in a public bid opening in Room 103, Building 001, which is physically located at 149 S.E. Staff Way, Lake City, Florida 32025. Each Bidder shall submit one original and one copy of their bid pa-perwork in the sealed envelope.Contractors Prequalification:All prime Contractors wishing to bid this project must be prequalified. Contractors who wish to submit a bid on this project must prequalify with Florida Gateway College. 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Attend meetings with community and college groups and have the ability to work a flexible schedule that could include evening and/or online courses. Requires Masters Degree and at least one year of successful teaching experience. Highly developed skills in interpersonal relations. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to manage multiple projects and objectives. Highly developed computer skills. Proficient use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook. Desirable Qualifications: Ability to work with and provide customer service for diverse populations. Ability to work with staff from multiple departments. Experience leading other instructors/ teachers. Knowledge of instructional strategies and materials for teaching mathematics, reading, and/or writing. Experience teaching student success courses or experience teaching in a community college. Knowledge of best practices in student retention and/or advising. Knowledge of the following is also a plus: Blackboard, MyMathLab, Hawkes Learning Systems, Library Databases, Banner or other student database, and online tutoring systems. Experience teaching online courses. SALARY: Based on degree and experience, plus benefits APPLICATION DEADLINE: 6/12/14 Persons interested should provide College application, vita, and copies of transcripts. All foreign transcripts must be submitted with official translation and evaluation. Position details and applications available on web at: www .fgc.edu Human Resources Florida Gateway College 149 S.E. College Place Lake City Fl 32025-2007 Phone (386) 754-4314 Fax (386) 754-4814 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org FGC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education and Employment 05545108Rogers Cartage Company is looking for Class "A" Liquid Drivers for our Jacksonville, FLterminal. ***Increased Pay Package of .45 loaded/.36 unloaded *** 10 14 days out then 2 3 days home. Must have Class "A" CDL. Medical Benefits from $36-$95/week. Tank and HAZMATendorsements required. Hourly pay for loading and unloading of trailers No liquid experience necessary Orientation and liquid training in Jacksonville Call Brian at 800-507-8848 www.tankstar.com Clerk wanted P/T4 evenings per week Apply in person. NO CALLS. Americas Best Value Inn of Lake City 3835 WUS Hwy 90 Company has an opening for experienced Account Receivable /Payable Clerk Send reply to Box 05115, C/O The Lake City Reporter, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL, 32056 EOE & Drug Free Workplace. Construction company looking for a full time experienced Redi-Mix Truck MECHANIC You may apply in person at 871 NWGuerdon Street and/or fax resume to 386-755-9132. DFW/EOE 100Job OpportunitiesEMPLOYMENT OPPOR TUNITY Columbia County Clerk of Courts Accountant See www.columbiaclerk.com for more information Focus group members in Columbia County area wanted to discuss issues on real legal cases in North Florida. Paid for your time. For information please call Dana, M-F, at 1-800-654-4659. $30.00 Full-time legal secretary for high volume attorneys office/ legal experience required. Email to email@example.com or fax resume to (386)719-4430 Help Needed General Maintenance, yard work. Good references & clean driving record. Email Bryant @ firstname.lastname@example.org Janitorial Help wanted in Lake City. P/Tmust have exp. & be dependable. Call Jim 386-269-2028 or Rayan 386-227-4205 Licensed Electrician Needed Must have 7 yrs experience as electrician, a good attitude, and be self-motivated. References are required. Please send resume and references to email@example.com. Mechanic, Part Time, good on computers, own tools, possible other services available. Hafners 755-6481. NEED CLASS "A" CDLdrivers, ($14.00/hr) to start, Delivering produce in the local area. 2 yrs. min. exp. in a Tractor/Trailer. Must have Reasonable 7 yr MVR, and be proficient at maintaining logs. Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs and be able to stand, bend, stoop and able to push or pull a loaded pallet jack. Benefits include 401-K, Profit Sharing, Medical & Dental.Must live in or around the Starke area. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for additional info or Pick up applications at 2222 N. Temple Ave, Unit 4 Any day till to 12:00pm Office ManagerPosition: Needed Immediately! 2 year degree; 4 years experience in office management. Candidate must possess skills in and knowledge of the following: business & bookkeeping, Payroll, Proof reading, day to day office management, ordering supplies, client scheduling, professional phone and interpersonal skills, computer competency to include creation of Word documents and Excel spreadsheets. Knowledge of Medicaid and/or Behavioral Health a plus. Candidate must be self-motivated, organized and flexible as this position is highly involved with all aspects and programs within this agency.$25,000 to $28,000 per year plus excellent benefits. Please email resume to: email@example.com or fax to 386-754-9017. .DRIVERS: $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises: 1-855-515-8447 Preschool Teacher Staff credential required. Email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org TEACHERS $8.71 $11.07 hr Infant/Toddler (birth-3) Pre-school (ages 3-5) APPLYONLINE at www.sv4cs.org Or E-mail / fax resume to: email@example.com Fax (386) 754-2220 Call 754-2225 EOE StarTech Computer Center Now hiring Exp Techs. Send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org SunState FCU-Branch Manager Seeking manager for our Lake City area office. Management/ Supervisory, financial institution and credit evaluation exp REQ. Great pay and benefits! App REQ and avail at www.sunstatefcu.org. Fax to 386-462-4686. DFWP, EOE SUPERINTENDENTEst. Gen. Contractor seeks Commercial Job Site Super for mechanical job in Lake City. Must be OSHACert. with 3-5 yrs Exp.Strong communication,computer and people skills required. Email to email@example.com. WANTED Full-Time Legal Secretary for local attorneys office.E-mail resume to lindahubbell.petersonlaw @gmail.com or fax to 386-961-9956 120Medical Employment05544729Nurse practitioner FTor PT for busy internnal medicine office please call Nancy at 386-719-2540 for more info 05545075RN Oncology Chemo therapy RN opening for an outpatient infusion center. Work schedule M-F, 8am-5pm. Please send resume with salary req. to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes without salary req. will not be considered. Immediate opening for LPN for Pediatric Practice located in Alachua/Lake City. Requires strong clinical skills in a fast pace environment. Competitive salary and benefits. Please contact Sherry at 386-688-0832 or Deena 386-462-1911 Paraprofessional Family Specialist: Columbia and Suwannee Counties, Florida. FT/PT/Contractual Qualifications: 3 years experience or Bachelors Degree, $24,000 to $27,000 based on experience. Excellent benefits. Email resume to: email@example.com or fax (386) 754-9017. 120Medical EmploymentMaster's Level Clinician : Lake City, Live Oak, Trenton & Jasper, Florida FT/PT/ Contractual Qualifications : MA/MS in Psychology or related field, with two years experience providing direct services. Licensed eligible or registered intern preferred Salary: 38,000 43,000, visit us @ rhapa.com Email resume to: www .firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (386) 754-9017. Northeast Florida State Hospital located in Macclenny, FLis hiring Direct Care Staff both CNAand non-CNA. Preference given to CNAs/Bilingual applicants. Salary starts at $9.75-$11.75 per hour depending on experience. Great benefits offered! To apply go to https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com search under Baker County for Human Service Worker and/or Psychiatric Aide or email Erika_Powell@dcf.state.fl.us for an application to fax to People First. Physical Therapist wanted for Home Health Care. Bonuses Offered. Family Life Care Live Oak FL. Call 386-364-5515. Fax Resume 386-364-5648 240Schools & Education05544621INTERESTED in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp Nursing Assistant, $499next class5/19/2014 Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class6/2/2014 LPN TBD Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or expresstrainingservices.com 310Pets & Supplies KITTENS FREE to good home 2 males & 2 females. Litter trained weaned, multi colored 386-438-8557 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. 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. 520Boats forSale The Marina in Horseshoe Beach is now open with marine gas, boat lift, and the store. We have boat storage, covered and open. Call 352-498-5405 640Mobile Homes forSale2008 14x70, 2 BED $19,900, SETUP& DELIVERED 904-259-4663 waynefriermacclenny.com BIGGESTSALE EVER ALLHOMES 20 % OFF w/Free Furniture Ends 5/20 904-259-4663 waynefriermacclenny.com BRAND NEW 28X80 4 BED $59,900, 28X60 3 BED $49,900 SETUPWITH NEWAC STEPS AND SKIRTING 904-259-4663 waynefriermacclenny.com Palm HarborHomes end of year sale!! 3 retirement models MUST go. Save over $26k, homes from the low 60's, this week only plantcity.palmharbor.com or 800-622-2832 *Se habla espanol 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent $100 off 1st mo rent!1, 2 & 3BR apts.$89 DepositPools, B-ball, gym & more! *FREE afterschool programWindsong AptsCall forourlow rent rates386-758-8455 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent05544755WindsorArms Apartments Under New Management NOWLEASING Lake Citys Premier Apartment Homes. 2BR, 1, 1.5, or 2BA, Gated Community, Free 200 Dish Network Channels, Pool, W/D hookups, tankless water heater, energy efficient appliances. Starting at $699/mo. Call (386) 754-1800 1br Cottage with all utilities including cable & wireless internet. Close to the VA. (727)415-2207 CLEAN SPACIOUS 2/1 second story 1600 sf, privacy 8 mi to VA near Moore Rd. No dogs $600 mo $1500 move-in 386.961.9181 UPDATED APT, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 720Furnished Apts. ForRentROOMS FOR Rent. Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly or monthly rates. 1 person $145, 2 persons $155. weekly 386-752-5808 STUDIO APT. FOR RENT All utilities included & Cable, $500 month + $300 sec. deposit. Call 386-697-9950 730Unfurnished Home ForRent2 BD HOUSE. Pets okay. Everything included. Close to VA, closed in yard. 727-415-2207 3BR/1BA Near FGC & Airport. $550/mo. $550/security. 386-752-0335 Monday -Friday 8A-4P 3BR/1BA w/CH/A, Located in the country. Credit check required. $600. mo. $600 Deposit No Pets!! 386-752-3225 Brick 3br/2ba Large yard, garage, CH/A. No Pets. 101 SW Hummingbird Glen. $1000 mo + $900 dep. Call 386-365-8543 ForRent/Sale Lease w/option, owner financing. 3BR/1BA, 1200 sft. CH&A. Close to VA& Shands. 1st & Sec $850/mo Putnam St., LC Call 954-559-0872 Nice 3/2 Brick Home LR; DR; fam. rm with fireplace, dbl. garage; privacy fenced back yard. Avail. June 15, $1,175 mo. 386-362-2848 ON LAKE Jeffery 3BR/2BA, secluded and private, unattached office, carport & storage. W/D. Smoke free. No pets. $1000/mo 1st+last. 386-397-5131 750Business & Office RentalsOAKBRIDGE OFFICE Complex Professional Office Available 725 SE Baya Dr Call 752-4820 805Lots forSale PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 820Farms & Acreage1/2 acre lots; Ownerfinancing $ 300 down; $ 77 per month 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 830Commercial PropertyCOMMERCIALDUPLEX space available, 90 West, Call Sandy Kishton, REMAX 386-344-0433 950Cars forSale 2007 Vette, LS7 High Permform eng., 6 speed AT. only 15,480 mi. 1 old lady owner $38,000 386-365-7117
4C LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVERTISEMENT WEEK OF SUNDAY, MAY 18-24, 2014 4CBIZ L a k e C i t y R e p o r t e r s B e s t o f t h e B e s t R e a d e r s C h o i c e A w a r d s | L a k e C i t y R e p o r t e r s B e s t o f t h e B e s t R e a d e r s C h o i c e A w a r d s | L a k e C i t y R e p o r t e r s B e s t o f t h e B e s t INSTRUCTIONS AND OFFICIAL RULES: One entry form per household. Entries must be submitted on official entry ballot. Photocopies and carbon not accepted. Must be 18 years of age to enter. Ballots must include name, age, address and telephone number. Entries not meeting these criteria will not be tabulated nor entered in the drawing for $150 worth of cash prizes. The Lake City Reporter reserves the right to verify all entries and to eliminate any category for any reason. This ballot must be postmarked by June 17, 2014 and mailed to: Readers Choice Contest Lake City Reporter, PO Box 1709 Lake City, FL 32056. Ballot must have at least half of the categories filled out to be considered valid. No purchase required. The Reporter will not be responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged or otherwise undeliverable mail. All entries become the property of the Lake City Reporter. Winner will be notified by telephone and/or certified mail, and will have seven days to reply and claim the prize. Taxes are the responsibility of the winner. Winner agrees to publication of name, hometown and photograph. An announcement of the winner will appear in the Lake City Reporter. The name of the winner will not be given out by telephone. Judges decision is final. Contest coordinator will not enter into any written or oral discussion about the contest judges or awarding of the prize. Employees of the Lake City Reporter (and their immediate families and members of their household) are not eligible. 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LIFE Sunday, May 18, 2014 www.lakecityreporter.com Section D Lake City Reporter Story ideas?Contact Editor Robert Bridges754email@example.com By LT. ANA MARINGSpecial to the Reporter PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii A 2011 Branford High School graduate and McAlpin native is serving aboard a U.S. Navy attack submarine, the USS Columbia (SSN 771). Petty Officer 3rd Class Chad Evans Rucker is a machinist mate aboard the Hawaii-based boat, a Los Angeles-class nuclear-powered attack submarine, and was specifically named in honor of Columbia, S. C., Columbia, Mo., and Columbia, Ill. Measuring 361 feet long, 33 feet wide, weighing 7,000 tons when submerged and with a complement of more than 130 sailors, USS Columbia is one of the most versatile weapons platforms ever placed in the worlds oceans, capable of long range Tomahawk strike operations, anti-submarine and surface ship ping operations, surveillance and intelligence gather ing, and special forces insertions. Attack submarines are designed to pursue and attack enemy submarines and surface ships using torpedoes. They also carry cruise missiles with con ventional high-explosive warheads to attack enemy shore facilities. They also conduct intelligence, sur veillance and reconnaissance missions, mine laying and support special operations. As a 20 year-old with numerous responsibilities, Rucker said he was only earning $3 an hour after high school. Growing up my family instilled a good work ethic in me, said Rucker. I wanted to give back to my parents and help support them.Highly trained and skilled personnelColumbia, along with all other U.S. Navy subma rines, is manned solely by volunteers from within the Navy. Because of the stressful environment aboard submarines, personnel are accepted only after rigor ous testing and observation. Submariners are some of the most highly trained and skilled people in the Navy. The training is highly technical and each crew has to be able to operate, maintain, and repair every system or piece of equipment on board. Regardless of W hen I was walking in Memphis . Oops! Wrong city . I was walking in Nashville. And walk we did. Scott and I spent our 20th anniversary exploring the city of Nashville a couple of weeks ago. As soon as we arrived at our hotel by cab and checked our luggage because the room wasnt ready, Scott handed me his iPad and said, This is where I want to go for lunch. My initial thought was, oh great, barbecue, not my favorite, but I thought Id be a team player and get it over with. So then I asked him where this place was and he said he didnt know. I checked the map. It was on Gleaves Street around 11th. We were on Union and 4th. So Im thinking; OK, seven to eight blocks, thats not too bad. What I didnt expect in Nashville was the terrain. There were so many hills. Now when we visit other TRAVEL TALES Sandy Kishton Walking in NashvilleA healthy Florida-friendly landscape is home to a great diver sity of wildlife. Selecting plants that provide food and shelter will help attract birds, butter flies, bats and other beneficial wildlife spe cies that are being pushed out by urban development. Some of the most colorful or interesting creatures, however, are warning you not to touch them. There are a few moth caterpillars that fall into this look, but dont touch category. The most com mon stinging caterpillars in Florida are the puss caterpil lar, saddleback caterpillar, Io moth caterpillar and hag cat erpillar. These caterpillars do GARDEN TALK Nichelle Demorestdndemorest@u.eduDont squish the moth caterpillars Send your pictures Send in your pictures of the craziest-looking Florida bug youve seen this season. Tell us what it is (if you know) and where you encountered it. MOTHS continued on 4D NASHVILLE continued on 4D COURTESYChad Evans Rucker, a native of McAlpin, is serving on an attack submarine off the coast of Hawaii.Serving WITH PRIDE Branford High School grad is machinists mate on nuclear-powered attack submarine. RUCKER continued on 4D
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Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014 3D DEAR ABBY: My daugh ters third birthday is coming soon, and since the new thing is sending out website-gener ated invitations, I have noticed that it is becoming common to include the childs interests, clothes/shoe size, etc. in the invitation. Im uncomfortable about including this information because I feel a child should be grateful for anything he or she receives as a gift. Am I too old-fashioned or is this tacky? If it is acceptable these days, whats a good way to provide a childs wish list without sound ing expectant of anything? YOUNG MOM IN SAN MATEO, CALIFORNIA DEAR YOUNG MOM: I appreciate that you want to teach your child good manners and good values. How else are children to learn if their parents dont take the time to explain what they are? I understand some parents try to save time by including the information you have described along with their party invita tions, but frankly, it IS tacky. The parents of prospective guests should reply to the invi tation by ASKING what gifts the child would enjoy or can use. If the invitation was issued online, the question can be asked via texting or email. However, a phone call is more personal and, frankly, more refined. DEAR ABBY: I am a 38-year-old male who has never been married. I have been in three serious relationships, all of them with women who have children. Each time when these relationships ended, I found myself heartbroken and trau matized. I experienced a kind of withdrawal because of the emotional bond I had with the children. I have now decided to date only women who have no children. But my friends and co-workers say Im being short-sighted and closing the door to several opportunities. Because of our disagreements, I find myself spending more and more time away from them, and more time alone. Are my friends right? Or should I stick to my guns and keep looking for that special someone who does not come with a family attached? MONTANA LONELY DEAR MONTANA LONELY: If you prefer to start dating women who dont have children, that is your priv ilege. Your friends may think you will be missing out on a good thing, but its really none of their business. DEAR ABBY HOROSCOPES ARIES (March 21-April 19): Deal with anyone or anything that you feel might threaten your sta tus. Make personal changes that suit the changing times and that allow you to utilize your knowl edge and skills to the fullest. Dont let emotional matters deter you from reaching your goals. ++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You will find out something inter esting about your lineage if you spend time with an older relative. Attend an antique auction or flea market or visit a place you used to frequent. Looking back will help you move forward. +++++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Dont take on too much or take on a physical, financial or emo tional burden that will try your patience and add to your stress. Concentrate on maintaining harmony and balance and doing whatever will build you up and make you feel untouchable. +++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Dont expect to get along with everyone. Back off if someone comes on too strong. Arguments will leave you feeling anxious and uncertain about what to do next. Spend more time checking out an unusual pastime or indulging in a creative hobby. +++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Plan to do something that gets you moving physically and stimulates you mentally. Travel or taking an adventurous day trip will help you see life differently. Venturing down a path that offers a unique philosophy or spiritual direction will bring you greater clarity. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Get caught up. Sharing your tasks with friends or family will make your day more enjoyable and give you reason to celebrate when you finish. You cant buy love but you can treat the ones you love, so share your space. +++++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): A change of heart will develop if you become embedded in an argu ment. Try to avoid being put on the spot or given an ultimatum. Focus on learning, listening and using diplomacy to step outside a situation that you cannot win. ++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Investigate places in your com munity that you think you might enjoy. Sharing your findings with a friend or lover will open up a con versation that will lead to unique changes at home and to the way you live your life. ++++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Embrace socializing. Use your home as a meeting place. Engage in romantic encounters that will improve your love life. Avoid overspending on luxury items you dont need. Strive for financial stability using discipline and a fixed budget. +++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Take a step back and avoid becoming entrenched in a no-win emotional situation. Stick close to home and focus on what you can do to better your life. Keep your intentions to yourself to bypass opposition and deter a scene. ++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You are overdue for a change. Fix up your residence or plan to make a move. Cutting your costs or investing in something that will grow in value will give you a great er sense of security. Take heed of good advice. +++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Dont follow someone else. Choose the best path for you. Concentrate on what will help to stabilize your life emotionally and bring you more security financial ly. Call in a favor or reconnect with someone from your past. ++++ Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com THE LAST WORD Eugenia Word Online party invites include too much gift information Q Write Dear Abby at www. DearAbby.com or P.O. 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4D LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014 Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 JOURNEY... Life is a Well help you get there! Thinking Of A New Car Or Truck? We Have The Keys To A Great Loan!Come grow with us! Main Office: 350 SW Main Blvd. Lake City, FL 386.754.0002 West Office: 3882 West US Hwy 90 Lake City, FL 386.755.5407 www.psb.biz www.facebook.com/PSBFL Youre not a number to us, youre a Peoples Person. EQUA L HOUS IN GLEN DER Q Sandy Kishton is a freelance travel writer who lives in Lake City. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org Q D. Nichelle Demorest is a horticulture agent with the Columbia County Extension of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricul-tural Sciences. everyone also has to learn how everything on the ship works and how to respond in emergen cies to become quali fied in submarines and earn the right to wear the coveted gold or silver dolphins on their uniform. Although it is diffi cult for most people to imagine living on a submarine, challeng ing submarine living conditions actually build strong fellow ship among the crew. The crews are highly motivated, and quick ly adapt to changing conditions. It is a busy life of specialized work, watches, and drills. Rucker said he is very proud of the work he is doing as part of the Columbias 130-member crew, pro tecting America on the worlds oceans. Imagine working and living in a 361-foot long, 33-foot wide, three-story building with no windows and surrounded by tech nology. Then lock the doors, submerge beneath the surface of the ocean and travel silently underwater for months. This requires a tremendous amount of skill, knowledge, personal discipline, and teamwork. Im very proud of all USS Columbia sailors and equally impressed with the type and quality of work that goes aboard the sub marine each day, said Commander J. Patrick Friedman, Columbias commanding officer. As a member of one of the U.S. Navys most relied upon assets, Rucker and other USS Columbia sailors know they are part of a lega cy that will last beyond their lifetimes. The Navy has taught me how to take care of myself, said Rucker. The first time my mom saw me folding my laundry she nearly had a heart attack. RUCKERContinued From 1D not have stingers, but they have spines (nettling hairs) that are connected to poison glands. Some people experience severe reactions to the poison released by the spines and require medical attention. Others experience only an itching or burning sensation. If you are stung by one of these caterpillars, place clear tape over the affected area and strip it off repeatedly to remove the spines. Apply ice packs to reduce the stinging sensation, and follow with a paste of bak ing soda and water. The Saddleback caterpillar is a very unusual and striking insect. It is brown with a green back and sides. It looks like it is wearing a green saddle blanket with a brown oval spot where the saddle would be. The blanket and saddle are even edged nicely with a white band. It may exceed an inch in length and is stout-bodied. A pair of protrusions on the front end and a pair on the back end have the stinging hairs. There is also a row of smaller stinging organs on each side, just below the edge of the blanket. This caterpillar feeds on many plants, including hibiscus and palms. The Puss caterpillar has a convex shape and grows to nearly one inch long. It is com pletely covered with soft, fuzzy gray to brown hairs. Under the soft hairs, however, are stiff spines that are attached to poison glands. Puss caterpillars feed on a variety of broadleaf trees and shrubs, and are often found on oaks and citrus. Another colorful stinging caterpillar is the Io moth cat erpillar. It is pale green with yellow and red stripes along the sides. It often exceeds two inches in length and is fairly stout. The nettling organs are on short protrusions, and the spines are usually yellow with black tips. They feed on a wide range of plants, but ixora and roses are their favorite host plants. A caterpillar that rings true to its name is the Hag cater pillar. It is light to dark brown and has up to nine pairs of vari able-length spines that bear the stinging hairs. These spines are curved and twisted, reminding one of the messy hair of a hag. It is found on various forest trees and ornamental shrubs. Natural enemies usually keep these unusual creatures under control. So if you usually control pests by picking and squishing, these are a few you may want to leave for natural means. See what they look like at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in014. By JOHN R. PIERSOLSpecial to the Reporter Florida Gateway College has a new 18 credit all online Certificate in Horticulture consist ing of six, three credit courses which are basic plant science courses needed for any horti culture career. The six classes are Principles of Plant Growth, Soils & Fertilizers, Agricultural Chemistry, Irrigation for Golf & Landscape, Turf for Golf & Landscape, and Landscape Plants. The target student market for this formal college credit certificate is employees working in the golf and landscape industries who like what they are doing and who want some formal plant science education, but who cannot afford to leave work to attend a college campus. This is a growing student market that can be best reached with online courses. The employee can learn many of the hands-on skills from the employer on the job, but the employer does not have the time to teach in-depth courses like those above. Although the primary target students are those working in the golf and landscape industries, this certificate would be good for anyone working in any horticulture career like garden centers, nurs eries, sod farms, small farm operations, and even for the home gar dener. These are college credit classes, so stu dents must apply to the college and be accepted before registering for classes. These courses start at the beginning of the fall, spring, and sum mer semesters. For students gradu ating from high school and who are interested in a career as a golf course superintendent or landscape manager, it is suggested that they first work in the golf or landscape industry to be certain that really is what they want to do. Work experience is essential part of career development, and it is the only way someone can determine if either of these careers is for them. After a couple of months on the job, the student can start taking the online certificate cours es. Working full-time, a student should usually take no more than two courses a semester. After completing the certificate, if the student desires to be in upper management with a land scape company or wants to be a golf course super intendent, then pursuing a Bachelors degree in Business Administration should be the next step. In the job market today, the combination of work experience, basic hor ticulture courses, and a business degree will work well. The golf and landscape industries need people who have this combination, and the business courses are getting increasingly important. A student can take the certificate cours es first and then work in industry, but the before mentioned approach really is the best for the student. The Golf and Landscape Programs area (known for years on the FGC campus as GLO for Golf & Landscape Operations) has schol arship money to help students pursue the cer tificate. Any student inter ested in any scholarships at FGC has to fill out the federal FASFA form. It is planned to implement the certificate scholarships as reimbursement schol arships in which the stu dent registers and pays for the courses taken. Then at the end of each semester, if the student receives a grade of C or better, he/she is eligi ble for a reimbursement scholarship. Below a C grade, the student pays. This scholarship money was raised by industry to help educate people for the golf and landscape industries to encourage students to pursue these rewarding careers where there is a good job mar ket around the state and throughout the south east. More can be learned about this new Certificate in Horticulture by going to www.fgc.edu and click ing on academics and then clicking on golf and landscape operations. Any interested person can also contact John R. Piersol at 386-754-4225 or email@example.com.Q John R. Piersol is Executive Director of Industrial & Agricultural Programs at FGC which includes horticulture, engineering technology, logistics & supply chain management, welding, heat/ventilating/air conditioning, and cosmetology. Earning an online certificate in horticulture MOTHSContinued From 1D COURTESY UF/IFASThe Io moth caterpillar is pale green with yellow and red stripes. It often exceeds two inches in length and is fairly stout-bodied. large cities, like New York, we always plan to do a lot of walking. That was the plan in Nashville too. However, I didnt know that this area Scott wanted to go to was on the other side of the rail road tracks. Its called The Gulch and it seems to be an up and coming, trendy area with lots of restaurants, bars and shops. So we made our way to Peg Leg Porker hed seen this featured on the TV show, BBQ Pitmasters. The walk there wasnt as bad as I thought itd be, but it was hot and I wasnt prepared. The food was worth it. Then we walked back to Honky Tonk Row. And then we walked back to our hotel. From Honky Tonk Row to 4th and Union, it was all uphill. It made for a long four blocks. So then the next day was our anniversary and Scott was looking for a nice steak restaurant to take me. After researching several web sites, he decided on Kayne Prime. Its on McGavock St., off 11th on the other side of the tracks in the Gulch. I refused to walk there because I didnt want to sit through dinner all sweaty, so we took a cab. However, we walked back, stopping along Honky Tonk Row again before the trek uphill to our hotel. While searching for the steak restaurant the day before, Scott stumbled on a burger joint he wanted to save for Friday. It was called Burger Republic. And guess what? It was located in the Gulch, on 11th Ave, on the other side of the tracks and we walkedthere and back. I began teasing Scott about taking me to the other side of the tracks. One day we also walked from downtown, across the Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge over the Cumberland River, then by LP Stadium, and back across the river and to the State Capitol. And after all of that walking, we climbed the near 150 steps to get up to the capitol building. Not to mention that we still had to walk back to our hotel. Fortunately, from here it was back downhill. What a great way to see the city, walking and taking in all of the sites. It was our first visit and we both said we wanted to go back nothing like walk ing in Nashville! NASHVILLEContinued From 1D ITS A GIRL! Birth announcementsJessah Henleigh BrittProud parents Matthew and Sarah Britt of Lake City would like to announce the birth of their baby daughter, Jessah Henleigh Britt, who was born March 19 at North Florida Regional Medical Center. Jessah weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long. Paternal grandparents are L.E. Bud and Sharon Britt. Maternal grandparents are Joe and Henrietta Kirkland and the late Melvin Kight.Kenzie Lynne CrewsProud parents Ronnie and Jamie Crews of Lake City would like to announce the birth of their baby daughter, Kenzie Lynne Crews, who was born February 10 at North Florida Regional Medical Center. Kenzie weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 inches long. Paternal grandparents are Scott and Tammy Crews. Maternal grandparents are Jimmy and Sherry Williams. 62nd Annual Folk Festival is this week The Florida Department of Environmental Protections Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park will host the 62nd annual Florida Folk Festival this Memorial Day Weekend, May 23-25. Opening ceremonies will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 23. Gates open at 8 a.m. the rest of the event. Advance tickets for the Florida Folk Festival are $25 per day or $50 for the weekend for adults and $30 per day or $60 for the week end at the gate. Children under six years of age are admitted free of charge. Ticket prices for children between the ages of six and 16 for the entire weekend $5. Please call Elevate Ticketing at 877-569-7767 or visit www.FloridaFolkFestival.com for tickets.