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The Lake City reporter
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Lake City reporter (Lake City, Fla. 1967)
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From staff reportsCountry legend Pam Tillis has been added to the lineup for the Suwannee River Jam at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park May 2-5. The child of country music royalty, Tillis was determined from a young age to find her own way in music as a singer and songwriter. She has had six number ones, 14 top 10 singles, more than 30 singles charting on U.S. Billboard charts and selling more than seven CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 143, No. 240 TODAYS WEATHER Obituary . . . . . . 3A Opinion . . . . . . 4A Faith & Values . . . 5-6A TV guide . . . . . . . 2B Advice & Comics . . 3-4B 74 43Mostly sunny, 2A FAITH AND VALUESWhat is Joy Behar hearing? 5A.Lake City ReporterFRIDAY & SATURDAY, MARCH 2 & 3, 2018 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | $1.00 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM WEEKEND EDITION Get along but dont compromise, Opinion/4A +PLUS >> Troopers get promotionsFHPSee Page 3APam Tillis joins Jam lineupMUSICSee Below Photos by TONY BRITT/Lake City ReporterBraxton Dukes (in no particular order), Tyler-Clayton Griffis, Ryan Hardin, Hayden Johnson and Katie Caren, all of Union County, examine a tree as they try to determine its circumference and what the wood would be used for commercially during the Suwannee Regional Envirothon Thursday at FGC. SaturdayRace the Tortoise 5KThe ninth annual Race the Tortoise 5K at OLeno State Park (410 SE OLeno Park Road, High Springs) will start at 8 a.m. All levels of ability welcome. Registration begins at 6:45 a.m. and ends at 7:30 a.m. Registration details at Proceeds go to OLenos Nature Center.Car showRacing for a Cure 2018 the 10th annual Fort White Car Show for cystic fibrosis will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fort White Community Center, 17579 State Road 47, Fort White. Email cbrownsracing@aol. com for more or to register. Chili cook-off/car showThe American Legion Riders of American Legion Post 57 will hold its fourth annual chili cook-off and classic car show from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2602 SW Main Blvd. Admission is $5, which includes a wristband for a spoon of unlimited sampling of chili. Hot dogs, chips and sodas/water available. Draft beer, $1. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Double Six Service Dog Organization.Bowl-a-thonCARC Advocates for Citizens with Disabilities, Inc. will host its 25th annual bowl-a-thon at Lake City Bowl (347 SW State Road 247, Lake City) with sessions at 1 and 3 p.m. Team registration is $50 for a team of five people, which covers two games of bowling and shoe rental. All proceeds will go to CARC. For more information or to register, call 386-752-1800 and ask for Kathy.Miss Fort WhiteThe Miss Fort White and Junior Miss Fort White Pageant will be held at 6 p.m. in the Fort White Elementary Auditorium. Tickets at the door, $5 for adults and $2 for students. Flowers and concessions will be available. Acoustic jamThe March gathering of the SongFarmers of the Suwannee River Valley will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, 2423 SW Bascom Norris Drive, Lake City. Acoustic jam format. Musicians, friends and families welcome. No charge. For more, call Skip Johns at 386-3442906. SCOTT continued on 2A Scott makesa push as plan faltersSCHOOL SAFETY911 split on hold Lets all just get along, says county. 2AThe News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE Accompanied by the father and brother of a student slain during last months mass shooting in Parkland, Gov. Rick Scott made a rare appearance before the House and Senate on Thursday to urge lawmakers to pass a sweeping measure aimed at making schools safer and keeping guns out of the hands of mentally ill people. The governors direct message to the Legislature, with the aid of grieving parent Ryan Petty, came as the House earlier in the day put a school-safety plan on hold. Republican leaders acknowledged the plan opposed by the National Rifle Association, Faces resistance from both sides of the aisle. ScottUnion County students Baylor Burch (from left), Logan Martin, Joey Layton and Jordan Esco examine a skull during the event. Envirothon draws teams from Branford, SHS and Union Co. high schools. TILLIS continued on 2ACounty will hear pitch from attorneysBy CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comColumbia County commissioners on Thursday said they were willing to hear out a law firms proposal to sue opioid manufacturers and distributors for their financial impact to taxpayers, but the plan has already encountered some resistance. County Attorney Joel Foreman asked the commission if it would hear a presentation from Avera & Smith, part of a coalition of law firms that is encouraging municipalities throughout the East Coast to file suits to recover money the opioid crisis forced governments to spend on treatment, law enforcement PITCH continued on 2AOPIOID SUIT Sizing up the ecosystem Area students hone their skillsBy TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comFrom identifying animal skulls and tracks to distinguishing types of soil, 10 high school teams put their knowledge of environmental science, biology and chemistry to the test Thursday at the Suwannee Regional Envirothon at Florida Gateway College. Three schools competed: Branford High, Suwannee High and Union County High. FGC continued on 2APam Tillis added to Jam lineup COURTESYPam Tillis. Two-time Grammy winner bringing unique style to Spirit of Suwannee. A1


2A FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2018 DAILY BRIEFING LAKE CITY REPORTER 7a 1p 7p 1a 6a LAKE CITY ALMANAC SUN MOON UV INDEX EXTREME: 10 minutes to burn T odays ultra-violet radiation risk for the ar ea on a scale fr om 0 to 10+. FYI An exclusive service brought to our readers by The Weather Channel. SPONSORED BY City THE WEATHER WEA THER HISTORY Pensacola Tallahassee Panama City Valdosta Daytona Beach Cape Canaveral Gainesville Lake City Ocala Orlando Jacksonville Tampa West Palm Beach Ft. Myers Ft. Lauderdale Naples Miami Key West TEMPERATURESNormal high Normal low PRECIPITATIONMonth total Year total HI LO LO HI LO HI LO HI LO HI SaturdaySunday Cape Canaveral Daytona Beach Fort Myers Ft. Lauderdale Gainesville Jacksonville Key West Lake City Miami Naples Ocala Orlando Panama City Pensacola Tallahassee Tampa Valdosta W. Palm Beach March 9 March 17 March 24 March 31 LastNewFirstFull Quarter Quarter Submissions The Lake City Reporter accepts photographs and caption information to run 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 Justin Caudell at Scripture of the Day"Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth." Proverbs 27:1 (KJV) People with real power never fear of losing it. People with control think of little else. Joss Whedon Thought for Today Winning Lottery Numbers Pick 3: (Thursday midday) 1-7-0 Pick 4: (Thursday midday) 8-0-1-0 Pick 5: (Thursday midday) 4-9-1-8-8 QUICK HITS HOW TO REACH 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 published Tuesday through Friday and Sunday at 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, FL 32055. Periodical postage paid at Lake City, FL, Member Audit Bureau of Circulation and The Associated Press. All material herein is property of the Lake City Reporter Reproduction in whole or in part is forbidden without the permission of the publisher. U.S. Postal Service No. 310-880. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Lake City Reporter P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056. Publisher Todd Wilson ..... 754-0418 ( Robert Bridges ..... 754-0428 (rbridges@lakecityre ......... 752-1293 (ads@lakecityre place a classified ad ...... 755-5440BUSINESS.............. 754-0419CIRCULATIONHome delivery of the Lake City Reporter should be completed by 6:30 a.m. Tuesday through Friday, and by 7:30 a.m. on Sunday. Please call 386-755-5445 to report any problems with your delivery service. In Columbia County, customers should call before 10:30 a.m. to report a service error for same day re-delivery. After 10:30 a.m., next day re-delivery or service related credits will be issued. In all other counties where home delivery is available, next day re-delivery or service related credits will be issued. Circulation ............... 755-5445 ( delivery rates(TuesdayFriday and Sunday) 12 Weeks ................... $26.32 24 Weeks ................... $48.79 52 Weeks ................... $83.46Rates include 7% sales tax.Mail rates12 Weeks ................... $41.40 24 Weeks ................... $82.80 52 Weeks .................. $179.40 Lake City Reporter See an error? 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 clarications will run in this space. Thanks for reading.911 call center split on holdBy CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comInstead of a divorce, the Columbia County Sheriffs Office and the County Commission-controlled 911 call center will seek counseling. During a Thursday workshop focused on Sheriff Mark Hunters proposal to take over the law enforcement dispatch side of the operation and keep it separate from fire and ambulance services, the commission voted to put the plan on hold and instead form a working group to address Hunters frustrations with the 911 center. If we can make it work as is, Im OK with that, Hunter told the commission. Prior to the vote, Hunter outlined the main areas of concern that prompted him to ask for the split. The 911 center was placed under the commissions control around 2009. Hunter said he was a major advocate for the move at the time, but has constantly been left out of the loop with regard to the facility. He said he wasnt even aware there was a workshop scheduled about his proposal until the last minute, when he received an email from County Manager Ben Scott outlining Scotts analysis of how personnel and funds could be split between the county and Sheriffs Office. Hunter said he is responsible for ensuring the security of the law enforcement dispatch sys tem, but yet he has no control over it. He alluded to an incident in which a 911 center employee might have posted confidential information on social media, another issue involving an unauthorized, unsecured router being connected to a 911 center system, and said he wasnt consulted when a camera with remote-access capabilities was installed in the facility. I think its our collective responsibility to set this thing up for success, he said. The 911 centers director, Tom Brazil, said he is willing to consider any policy adjustment Hunter recommends and has worked with the Sheriffs Office to address its issues. Hunter and the county couldnt come to terms with how the funds and personnel should be split if the Sheriffs Office took over law enforcement dispatch. Hunter proposed a 50/50 split, but Scott said that plan would require the county to cut expenses elsewhere in its budget. Commissioner Rusty DePratter suggested Hunter and Brazil work together to fix problems with the 911 center instead of separating it into two entities. Im just not ready to break up yet, DePratter said. DePratter made a motion to form a working group consisting of Hunter, Brazil and Commissioner Bucky Nash, which will look into issues with the 911 center and come back to the commission with a recommendation in two months. Scott supported the idea. To me, that should be your starting point, Scott said. Commissioners voted unanimously in favor of the motion. Its too early in the game to throw in the towel, said County Commission Chairman Tim Murphy. Hunter DePratter million copies of her studio albums. Sony Records Its All Relative (a tribute to Pams now late father Mel Tillis) was USA Todays #4 Country Album of the Year. Pam recently released three albums from her own record label, Stellar Cat Records, landing her a #1 on the European ECMA Chart. Pam has been a CMA nominee 15 times and two time winner, a nine time Academy of Country Music Award nominee, a two time Grammy award winner and six time Grammy nominee, and an American Music Award nominee. Most recently she was a two time IBMA nominee and one time winner. As a songwriter, Pams songs have been recorded by respected names throughout all genres of music, shes a recurring guest on the TV show Nashville, per formed an extended run on Br oadway in New York in Smokey Joes Cafe and is a proud member of The Grand Ole Opry. In 2017 she released a new album, Loves Truckstop, toured with Terry Clark and Suzy Boggus on the Chicks with Hits Tour and the Grits and Glamour Tour with Lorrie Morgan as well as touring with her own Acoustic Trio and full band. TILLISContinued From 1A During the event, students visited five stations with forestry, aquatics, soils, wildlife and current issues (Rangeland Management: Balancing Diverse Views). Each of the stations had volunteers who prepared displays, exhibits and tests for the students in the particular subject areas. The volunteers make and grade their own tests, said Garrett McCray, Suwannee County Conservation District programs administrator. It could be identifying some equipment or some animals and there are also some basic environmental questions about the particular subject. Renae Allen, a Union County High School science teacher, was pleased that the Union County teams swept the event, taking first through third places. Im excited for the kids, she said. Theyve prepared for the past month and Im just really proud of them. The first place team, Team A-B from Union County, is eligible to participate in the state Envirothon on April 28, tentatively scheduled for Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park. FGCContinued From 1A and court services. But County Commission Chairman Tim Murphy said he had a big problem with the idea if it targets county busi nesses. Theyr e talking about suing our local pharmacy owners, Murphy said. I couldnt support it just for that fact. Avera & Smith wants to represent Columbia County in circuit court. The law firm would work on contingen cy, meaning the county would only pay if the lawsuit pr evails. Nationwide, the total value of lawsuits filed over the opioid crisis is estimated to be $100 billion, Foreman said. If any portion of that money is due to Columbia County, I think the board owes it to the citizens and the taxpayers to make that inquiry, Foreman said. PITCHContinued From 1A black lawmakers, some survivors of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and others needs more work. Scott is touting an alternative plan that relies heavily on putting law enforcement officers in schools. If this devolves into a gun control debate, we are going to miss our opportunity to get something done. Whats different about the governors plan is that we are focusing on securing our schools, Petty, whose 14-year-old daughter Alaina was among the 17 people killed by gunman Nikolas Cruz on Feb. 14, told reporters after pleading with lawmakers in both chambers to pass a bill. But with little more than a week until the end of the legislative session on March 9, the school safety proposals which address a wide range of issues including mental-health screening and services and school hardening face pushback from politicians on both ends of the gun-control spectrum. Many House Republicans and the NRA are opposed to proposed regulations that would raise age requirements from 18 to 21 and impose a three-day waiting period for the purchase of rifles and other long guns. Proposals would also allow law enforcement officers to seize weapons from people who pose a danger to themselves or others and ban the sale of what are known as bump stocks. Democrats are frustrated because the proposals, crafted by Republican leaders, fail to include a ban on assault-style weapons such as the semi-automatic rifle used by Cruz in killing 14 students and three faculty members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High. But much of the debate has focused on a contentious component of House and Senate proposals known as the school marshal program. It would allow specially trained teachers and other school workers, who are deputized by local law enforcement authorities, to carry guns to school, a program Scott, Democrats and many of the Parkland parents and students are shunning. I want to make sure that theres a law enforcement presence at our schools. I dont believe in arming the teachers. Ive been clear about that since I put out my proposal last week, Scott, flanked by Petty and Pettys son Patrick, told reporters after speaking during House and Senate floor sessions Thursday afternoon. Scott later summoned a half-dozen Republican and Democratic legislative leaders to his office, seeking input on how to ensure the passage of a school safety measure. The House and Senate are in negotiations about their bills, which would allow school boards to decide whether they want to implement the marshal program. If school boards opt for the plan, the House proposal would require sheriffs to participate, while the Senate proposal would not. The House was supposed to begin debate today on its measure (HB 7021) but instead will wait until the Senate acts on its version, according to House Rules & Policy Chairman Jose Oliva, R-Miami Lakes. The conversation has been about making sure that our bills line up, so that we can take up a bill that we can all agree on, at least in large part, and that we can pass out of the House, Oliva told the House on Thursday. SCOTTContinued From 1A A2


F RIDAY, MARCH 2, 2018 NEWS LAKE CITY REPORTER 3A CHEKSLawn & Land Service, LLC Wes Evachek, Jr. 386-361-1034 Construction/Debris Containers Available755-7060 Delivered to your job site today. OBITUARIES Laura Ashley ONeal Laura Ashley ONeal, 33, of Lake City, passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at the Lake City Medical Center. She was born in Lake City on May 2, 1984 to Tim othy Blackwell and Lori Wil liams Blackwell. She has been a life-long resident of Lake City and was a Columbia High School graduate. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, where she was baptized at eight years old. Ashley was a licensed cosmetologist, and enjoyed nail art and nail work, she had just recently began pursuing her degree in counseling. In her spare time, she enjoyed going to the beach and taking walks on the beach, and being a loving mother to her two children. She is preceded in death by her Maternal Grandmother; JoAnn Williams and her Great-Grandparents; Cora & Cozzie Albritton and L.W. & Ethel Williams. She is survived by her loving children; Micah Elisha Blackwell and Laci Marie ONeal both of Lake City; her parents; Timo thy Blackwell (Cyndi) of Lake City and Lori Sanchez (Jorge) of Lake City; Paternal Grandmother; Faye Cannon of Fayette, AL and Maternal Grandfather; L.L. Buck Williams of Lake City; brothers; Timothy TJ Blackwell (Shannon) of Panama City, Codey Blackwell and Corey Sistrunk (Kelly) both of Lake City; sister; Christina Hughes of St. Petersburg. Her compan ion, Justin Parker, along with many extended family members and friends also survive. Funeral services for Ashely will be conducted on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. in the chapel of Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday evening, March 2, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at the Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the direc tion and care of GATEWAYFOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 S. US HWY 441, Lake City, FL, 32025. Please leave words of comfort for the family at Milton HollingsworthMr. Dale Milton Hollingsworth, 69, of Fort White, Florida, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2018, peacefully in the Haven Hospice. Mr. Hollingsworth was born to the late Morris M. Hollingsworth and Mildred Sine Hollingsworth. He was a beloved father and friend. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He was of the Christian faith and enjoyed going to The Wayside Restaurant Bar & Grill. He was known as Hardwood King. He was an electrician by trade. He was proceeded in death by his daughter Leigh Daniele Hollingsworth Survivor include his son, Brent Hollingworth, Fort White, Florida Private family services will be conducted at The Fort White Cemetery. DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 458 South Marion Ave., Lake City, FL. 386-752-1234 Willie James Stevie StephensWillie James Stevie Stephens age 73, resident of Lake City, transitioned from this Earthly Life to his Eternal home on February 23, 2018 at Haven Hospice Lake City, Florida. He was born March 24, 1944 in Quincy, Florida to the late Mrs. Ada Mae and Mr. Willie James Stephens, Sr. He was educated in the public schools of Gadson County and was employed with many local restaurants in the department of culinary. He was preceded in death by parents Mrs. Ada Mae and Mr. Willie James Stephens, aunt Bertha Mae Green, other relatives; Sidney Mae lee, Ola Mae Lee and Jerome Lee. He leaves to cherish his memories his sister Dorothy Joe Stephens, nieces Nita Butler and Voncile Hollie of Lake City, FL. Other relatives Pearlie Mae White, James White of Gainesville, FL, Angela White of Lake City, FL, Marcus White of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Geneva Lee of Maine, Maryland, Emma Lee of Lake City, FL, his daughter/closest friend Pricilla Berry and close friend Jessie Perry of Lake City, FL. A host of cousins, friends and acquaintances. Visitation with the family will be Friday, March 2, 2018 from 7:00pm until 8:00pm at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service for Willie James Stevie Stephens will be held 11:00am Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel, 251 NE Washington Street, Lake City, Florida. Interment will follow in the Garden of Rest Cemetery Lake Jeffery Road, Lake City, Florida. Arrangements entrusted to: COOPER FUNERAL HOME 251 NE Washington Street, Lake City, Florida. Willis O. Cooper, L.F.D.Obituaries are paid advertisements. Photos by CARL MCKINNEY/Lake City ReporterTroopers receive promotion to corporalFlorida Highway Patrol trooper Stephen M. Downing is promoted to corporal during a ceremony Monday afternoon. His wife, Becky, pinned his new badge to his uniform. Florida Highway Patrol trooper Ethan R. Sumner, one of FHPs newest corporals, is honored during the pinning ceremony. Pictured with him is his girlfriend, Allison Ross. Nathan A. Morgan becomes an FHP corporal during the pinning ceremony. His wife, Renee, shared the spotlight with him. Putin on Russias new nukes : It isnt a bluffBy VLADIMIR ISACHENKOVAssociated PressMOSCOW An underwater drone armed with a nuclear warhead powerful enough to sweep away coastal facilities and aircraft carriers. A hypersonic vehicle impossible to intercept as it flies in a cloud of plasma like a meteorite. President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Russia has these new strategic weapons and many more, declaring: No one has listened to us. You listen to us now. Putin unveiled the stunning catalog of doomsday machines in his annual state-of-the-nation speech, saying that Russia had to build them to counter the potential threat posed by the U.S. missile defense system. And in a touch of dark humor, he invited Russians to join a Defense Ministry contest to name some of the weapons. It wasnt immediately possible to assess whether the weapons could do what Putin said or how ready they are for deployment, but they would represent a major technological breakthrough that could dramatically bolster Russias military capability, boost its global position and trigger a new arms race. The White House said Putin confirmed what the U.S. has already known: that Russia has been developing destabilizing weapons systems for over a decade in direct violations of its treaty obligations. Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said President Donald Trump understands the threats and that America is moving forward to modernize our nuclear arsenal and ensure our capabilities are unmatched. Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White also said the Defense Department wasnt surprised, adding that the U.S. military is prepared to defend the nation. White told Pentagon reporters that U.S. missile defense has never been about Russia. Washington has consistently argued that missile defense systems in Europe arent aimed at Moscow but designed instead to defend against threats from Iran, North Korea and rogue threats. Putin has shrugged off those arguments and said Thursday that the U.S. plans to develop its missile defense system would eventually devalue the Russian nuclear arsenal if we sit with our arms folded. He said the U.S. has underestimated Russias ability to mount a response, aiming for a unilateral military advantage that could eventually allow it to dictate its terms in other areas. The United States should now revise its Russia policy and engage in a serious dialogue on global security, he said. You will have to assess that new reality and become convinced that what I said today isnt a bluff, he said. Its not a bluff, trust me. He said the creation of the new weapons has made NATOs U.S.-led missile defense useless, putting an end to what he described as years of Western efforts to sidetrack and weaken Russia. I want to tell all those who have fueled the arms race over the last 15 years, sought to win unilateral advantages over Russia, introduced unlawful restrictions and sanctions aimed to contain our countrys development: All what you wanted to impede with your policies has now happened, he said. You have failed to contain Russia. Putins dramatic announcement comes as he seeks another six-year term on March 18, an election he is expected to win easily. His address was accompanied by videos and computer simulations of the new weapons, shown on giant screens at a conference hall near the Kremlin. The audience of senior officials and lawmakers broke into applause, giving him a standing ovation at one point. No one else in the world has anything like that, Putin said. It may appear someday, but by that time, we will develop something new. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said it was unfortunate to watch animation depicting a nuclear attack on the United States that accompanied Putins speech, calling the video cheesy and adding that we dont think its responsible. Putin said the nuclear-powered cruise missile, which was tested last fall, has a practically unlimited range, and its high speed and maneuverability allow it to pierce any missile defense. The high-speed under water drone also has an intercontinental range and is capable of slamming a nuclear warhead into both aircraft carriers and coastal facilities, he said. Its very big operational depth and a speed that is many times faster than any other vessel would make it immune to being intercepted by the enemy, he added.TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICEOne of the new nuclear weapons that Russia President Vladimir Putin unveiled on Thursday.


I trudged along through the gloomy halls of a government building and stepped into the little cubicle of the clerk I needed to meet with. I took a seat and glanced at the board over her desk. It was scattered with a few pretty pictures, and lots of little printed slogans, quotes, or sayings thumbtacked up there. These short uplifting and sometimes humorous notes talked to me: A stitch in time saves nine. You dont know if you like it, till you taste it. Its always darkest before dawn. Today is the first day of the rest of your life. Yes, youve heard a lot of them. Are they trite? I dont think so. The longer I live, the more wisdom and meaning I see in them. She came to her desk, with a pleasant How can I help you? I mentioned the sayings on her walls, and let her know that her ray of sunshine was welcome in my day. She was bright and cheery, and helpful. She explained how she appreciates being reminded now and then throughout her day how good life really is, and how these quotes help her enjoy people, her job, and her own life. These one-liners can be catchy, instant, simple reminders of some of the most important things in life. Theyre time tested, and tried-andtrue bits of wisdom. Theyre easy to remember, and can be so handy when we face difficulties, lifes problems, or obstacles that come up during your week. Remember your mom telling you You dont know if you like it, until you taste it? That thought can help you meet new ideas, new situations, and new peopleand have instant advice to give it a chance. Today is the first day of the rest of your life! That reminds us that we are a different person today than we were when we were teenagers, or even yesterday. And every moment, of every day, you have a choice of what to make of it, and what to do. We arent bound tightly by the past. You can always do more than you think you can. Heres a quarter; tell someone who cares! Isnt it true, that we get more help and satisfaction when we work through issues with someone close to us, than someone who really has no dog in that hunt? What can you do? Collect some one-liners of your own. Youre familiar with some of them. Could they help you today? Measure twice, cut once. That tells you to think carefully before making an impulsive, thoughtless decision. Its darkest before the dawn. That helps you realize that sadness or pain you feel now is probably temporary, and tomorrow will be a beautiful new day. I like the saying: When you point the finger of blame at someone, remember that 3 of your own fingers point back at you. And in recent years, one of my very favorites is: Always do the right thing! What are your favorites? Put them on the wall over your desk. Or stick them on your fridge. Put some on your bathroom wall, to see the first thing every morning. Ask yourself now and then: Which one helped you today? Which one can help you right now? Whats your favorite? Have you created one of your own? Call or email me with yours, and Ill gather a few and share them in one of my articles, for everyone to see and appreciate. These little sayings can instantly bring to mind those good positive psychology and positive living feelings, that can elevate our happiness and make our lives a little better and more fulfilling.It got relatively little attention at the time, but two proclamations that President Donald Trump signed in January could have a large effect on your wallet. The proclamations in question impose tariffs and quotas on imports of solar cells and modules, large residential washers, and washer parts. Solar cells and modules will see a tariff of 30 percent after the first 2.5 gigawatts. Washers will be tariffed at 20 percent for the first 1.2 million units, and then at 50 percent for all additional imports. Washer parts will have a tariff of 50 percent after 50,000 units. These tariffs are a major misstep by the administration. They will negatively affect Americans in at least the following five ways. 1. Fewer jobs. The Solar Energy Industries Association estimates that these solar tariffs will cause the loss of roughly 23,000 American jobs this year, including many in manufacturing, and it will result in the delay or cancellation of billions of dollars in solar investment. Jobs at Sears Corp., a major supplier of washers in the U.S., are also at risk as a result of the tariffs on washers. Sears recently awarded a contract to LG for the production of some of Sears own Kenmore brand of washers. LGs Kenmore washers are imported from South Korea, a U.S. trade partner that not exempt from the presidents actions. Making it more expensive for LG to import the washers it produces for Kenmore, one of Sears most popular product lines, will jeopardize the retailers efforts to revitalize its brand. 2. Higher prices. During a recent Heritage Foundation event, Paul Nathanson a partner at the Policy Resolution Group at Bracewell LLP, a Houstonbased international law firm noted that the purpose of tariffs is to raise the price of a product. This statement is already proving to be true. A memo from LG to U.S. retailers relayed that (a)s a result of the trade situation, we will be initiating pricing actions, which will be sent under separate cover shortly. LG is expected to raise published retail prices on at least some of its washer and dryer models by approximately $50. 3. Fewer choices. A common misconception with the new tariffs is that they target unfairly traded goods from China. While imports from China will be restricted, these tariffs actually apply to imports from every country. The only exception is Canada, which was exempt from the tariffs on washers. This means that imports of solar panels and modules, as well as washers, will be penalized even if they are being sold at market value. The debate over tariffs boils down to whether government should override consumer choices in the marketplace. 4. Retaliation from partners. Following President George W. Bushs decision to impose tariffs on steel imports in 2002, the European Union threatened to retaliate with tariffs on American goods from vital states for the next presidential election, such as orange juice, textiles and Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Within days of Trumps new tariffs on solar panels, modules, and washers, South Korea one of Americas free trade partners filed consultation requests with the World Trade Organization. According to the Financial Times: South Koreas request for consultations means that, unless it backs down in the next 60 days, the U.S. will face a potentially bitter fight. 5. More tariffs in the future. Imposing tariffs unilaterally sets a dangerous precedent. Tariffs should not be used to reward companies and industries that prioritize lobbying the government over innovation. With these tariffs, the administration has opened the door for more companies to petition for tariffs to protect their own special interests. While we will not know the full consequences of these tariffs for many months, the choice to reward special interests over the American economy as a whole was a poor one. It should not be the role of the president, or Congress, to tip the scale toward one American industry or interest group over another. Lets hope these tariffs are removed before too much of the projected damage is done. OPINION Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding counties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities -Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable communityoriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Jim Barr, Associate Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman 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: Friday, March 2, 2018 4A Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding counties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities -Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable communityoriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman One-liners for positive living OUR OPINIONGet along but dont compromise The County Commission refused to grant a divorce on Thursday afternoon, insisting the sheriffs office and the 911 call center find a way to work out their troubles. Good advice especially since commissioners and the sheriffs office couldnt reach a deal on funding for a split system in which CCSO handles law enforcement calls and county workers perform dispatch duties for ambulance and fire. For now, everything will remain in the county commissions hands. Get along may be good advice, but it doesnt mean giving an inch on standards or professionalism. If this partnership, strained from the start, is ever to work, better oversight of the center is called for. First, no more bringing routers from home to make online shopping easier during working hours. That one should go without saying, but apparently not. One such episode went on for months or longer before it was finally discovered last year in a debacle that county government wont soon live down. Also, dispatchers must take care not to post potentially sensitive information about work-related incidents on their personal Facebook pages. This one no one knew about until Sheriff Mark Hunter mentioned it during his presentation yesterday to commissioners. Again, no apparent harm done, but who knows whats coming next. Enough with the surprises. This partnership can work. But it needs to work on professional terms and standards with no compromise where it counts. Associated Press TODAY IN HISTORY TODAY IN HISTORY Higher tariffs mean higher prices, fewer jobs Heritage Foundation Higher tariffs mean higher prices, fewer jobs On this date: In 1793, the first president of the Republic of Texas, Sam Houston, was born near Lexington, Virginia. In 1836, the Republic of Texas formally declared its independence from Mexico. In 1877, Republican Rutherford B. Hayes was declared the winner of the 1876 presidential election over Democrat Samuel J. Tilden, even though Tilden had won the popular vote. In 1939, the Massachusetts legislature voted to ratify the Bill of Rights, 147 years after the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution had gone into effect. (Georgia and Connecticut soon followed.) In 1965, the movie version of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The Sound of Music, starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, had its world premiere in New York. Bob Bob Denny, LMHC and retired instructor at Florida Gateway College, would appreciate your feedback. Please address your comments and suggestions to Bob. or phone (386) 4544950.The debate over tariffs boils down to whether government should override consumer choices in the marketplace.


FAITH & VALUES Friday & Saturday, March 2 & 3, 2018 ww 5A To have your church listed in the directory or to be a sponsor, call 386-755-5440. Church Directory BAPTISTFirst Baptist Church Downtown Lake City 386-752-5422 Sunday Bible Study ....................9:15 am Sunday Worship ...........10:30 am & 6 pm Wed. Bible Study & Luncheon .......12 pm Because He Cares We Care Pastor: Robert C. Bass Lantern Park Baptist Church (Independent Baptist) 239 SE Llewellyn Ave. 386-752-5140 Sunday School ..............................10 am Sunday Worship ............................11 am Sunday Evening ..............................6 pm Wed. Prayer Meeting..................6:30 pm Wed. Kids-A-Flame ....................6:30 pm Pastor: Joshua Haney Olivet Missionary Baptist Church 541 NE Davis Street 386-752-1990 Sunday School ...........................9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship ..............11 am Wed. Mid-Week Worship ............6:30 pm In Gods Word, Will & Way Pine Grove Baptist Church 1989 N US Hwy 441 386-752-2664 Sunday Bible Study ....................9:45 am Sunday Worship ................11 am & 6 pm Wed. Kids & Youth Ministry .............6 pm Wed. Bible Study ........................6:30 pm Pastor: Ron Thompson Tabernacle Baptist Church (Independent Baptist) 144 SE Montrose Ave. 386-752-4274 Sunday School ..............................10 am Sunday Worship ............................11 am Sunday Eve. .....................................6 pm Wed. Prayer Meeting..................7:30 pm Pastor: Mike NormanCATHOLICEpiphany Catholic Church 1905 SW Epiphany Court 386-752-4470 Saturday Vigil Mass .........................5 pm Sunday Mass .................. 8:00 am, 10:30 am Spanish Sunday Mass ............... 12:30 pm Sunday School/ Religious Education ...9:15 am -10:15 amCHURCH OF CHRISTLake City Church of Christ 656 SW State Rd. 47 386-752-6010 Sunday Bible Study .........................9 am Sunday Worship ................10 am & 6 pm Wed. Bible Study .............................7 pm Minister: Brandon Britton Northside Church of Christ 378 NW Gibson Lane 386-755-0393 Sunday Bible Study ........................9 am Sunday Worship ...............10 am & 6 pm Wed. Bible Study ............................7 pm Minister: Philip J. Mobley Sr. CHURCH OF GODEvangel Church of God 370 SW Monitor Glen 386-755-1939 Sunday School ...........................9:45 am Sunday Worship ......10:50 am & 6:30 pm Wed. Spiritual Enrichment ..............7 pm Shock Youth Church Boys and Girls Clubs Bible Study Pastor: Rick Holmes Lake City Church of God 173 SE Ermine Ave. 386-752-5965 Sunday School ...........................9:45 am Morning Worship .....................10:45 am Sunday Evening Worship .................6 pm Wednesday Evening ...................6:30 pm Pastor: Carroll LeeLUTHERANGrace Lutheran Church (CLC) 9989 CR 136, Live Oak 386-364-1851 Sun School, Bible Class ...............9:30 am Worship ...................................10:30 am The Church of the Lutheran Confession Our Redeemer Lutheran Church LCMS 1 miles S. of I-75 on SR 47 386-755-4299 Sunday Services (nursery provided) ... 10 am Christian Education Hour (all ages) ... 11:30 am Pastor: Stephen Fair Spirit of Christ (ELCA) 145 Sweetbreeze Dr. 386-752-3807 Sunday Services: ........................9:30 am Pastor: Rev. Joy BolanderMETHODISTWatertown Congregational Methodist Church U.S. 90 E. turn on Cortez (next to Quality Ind.) right on Okinawa. Sunday School ...........................9:45 am Sunday Worship ................11 am & 6 pm Wed. Night Service ..........................7 pm Pastor: Randy Ogburn 386-288-6143 PENTECOSTALFirst Full Gospel Church NE Jones Way & NE Washington St. Sunday School ..............................10 am Morning Worship ..........................11 am Evangelistic Service .........................6 pm Youth Services Wed. ......................7 pm Mid-week Service Wed. ................7 pm Everyone Welcome Call 386-755-3408 Pastor: Rev. Stan EllisPRESBYTERIANFirst Presbyterian Church 697 SW Baya Drive 386-752-0670 Sun. School ................................9:15 am Sun. Worship ............................10:30 am NURSERY PROVIDED Pastor: Rev. Kenneth Goodrich Music Director/Worship Coordinator: Tim Redding www.fpclc.orgNON-DENOMINATIONALChrist Central Ministries 217 Dyal Ave. From Hwy 90 take Sisters Welcome Rd., go 5 miles, south, church on left. 386-755-2525 Celebration Services .....................9 & 11 am Wednesday Service .........................7 pm A Church on the Move Lead Pastor: Lonnie Johns Falling Creek Chapel 1290 NW Falling Creek Road 386-755-0580 Sunday School ...........................9:30 am Sunday Worship .......................10:30 am Childrens Bible Study: Thursday ..... 5:30 pm Dinner on Grounds the last Sunday of the month following Sunday Worship EVERYONE WELCOME! Lake City Christian Church 2400 SW SR 247 386-755-9436 Sunday School .................................9:30 am Sunday Worship ............................10:30 am Wednesday Prayer Meeting..................7 pm Minister: Seth Byrd New Beginning Church 3243 SW CR 242 386-752-3805 Sunday School .............10:30 am & 6 pm Wednesday Evening .........................7pm Pastor: Ulis Taylor Wayword Ministries 315 SW Brown Rd, Lake City, FL 32055 Sunday School ..............................10 am Wednesday Service ....................6:30 pm Celebrate Recover: Thursday ...........7 pm Pastor: Don Lewis 386-965-3007 755-7050FREE DELIVERY OVER 180 FLORIDA LOCATIONSLAKE CITY1701 S. 1st Streetin Lake City Plaza MIKELLS POWER EQUIPMENT, INC.Your Lawn & Garden HeadquartersMOWERS CHAINSAWS TRIMMERS 1152 US 90 WEST LAKE CITY, FL386-752-8098 ANDERSON COLUMBIA CO., INC. ASPHALT PAVING COMMERCIAL INDUSTRIALSite Preparation Road Building Parking LotsGrading & Drainage 752-7585 871 NW Guerdon St., Lake City GW Hunter, Inc. Chevron Oil Jobber 1798 US 90 West 752-5890 North Florida Pharmacy7 Locations to Serve You Lake City, Ft. White, Branford, Chiefland, Mayo & Keystone Heights Competitive rates, not-for-profit, right here in your community.Lake City District 386-752-7447 Central States EnterprisesColumbia County's Feed HeadquartersFEED PET SUPPLIES LAWN & GARDEN ANIMAL HEALTH 668 NW Waldo St. 386-755-7445 HARRYSHeating & Air Conditioning Inc.Harry Mosley, President the environmentally sound refrigerant 752-2308 Tires for every need. US 90 West across from Wal-Mart752-0054 Open 7 Days a Week 1036 E. Duval St., Lake City FL. (386) 752-0067 Fresh Meat, Fresh Produce!I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me Philippians 4:13SAVEALOTFOOD STORES 386-752-8656Family Owned & Operated Commercial & Residential Jesus builds his church his wayLast week we learned that flesh and blood did not reveal to Peter who Jesus Christ is, but Jesus Father who is in heaven. Please read Matthew 16:13-20. Jesus tells Peter and the disciples that he will use them to build his church and that death will not be able to overcome it. Jesus will use his disciples as the foundation to build his church on discipleship and evangelism with Jesus himself as the chief corner stone. The Apostle Paul writes to the Ephesian believers that they are members of Gods household built on the foun dation of the apostles and pr ophets with Jesus Christ himself as the chief cornerstone (Eph. 2:19-20). Jesus used his disciples then and uses his disciples today to build the church. He is the one who builds his church the way he wants to. Sometimes as pastors we are so interested in build ing our kingdom instead of Jesus kingdom that the chur ch suffers. He uses those disciples who are obedient to him. As we obey the great commission, put into practice what his word teaches us as he builds his church. Notice that when we read the book of Acts, Jesus used Peter on the day of Pentecost to preach to the Jews in Jerusalem. Jesus used Peter and John in Acts 8 to confirm Gods work among the Samaritans. Again, it was Peter that Jesus used to take the mes sage to the Gentiles in Acts 10. Even today Jesus uses his disciples to accomplish his plans and purposes. Jesus gave Peter and the disciples the authority to teach and to govern the church that he was building. He gives the keys to Peter and the disciples so that they can let people enter the kingdom of heaven. Unlike the religious leaders of their day who didnt enter the kingdom of heaven, they didnt let others enter either. This authority to let people into heaven has been passed down to each disciple. You as a disciple of Jesus Christ have received the authority from him to go and make disciples by teaching people to obey his commands. The question becomes am I obeying the com mands of God myself so that others will see and follow my example? Y ou have to ask this of yourself, dont just leave it up to the Sunday School teacher and the preacher. He also gave his disciples the ability to govern the church that he was building. The early church practiced church discipline as we read in the book of Acts. We read about church discipline with Anaias and Sapphira, and Simeon the Magician who thought that the Holy Spirit could be bought. Jesus taught church discipline in Matthew 18 and Paul expounded on it and practiced it in the early church. Church discipline is seldom practiced today because we dont want to take the sin out of life, but when we deal with our sin, we can clearly see how to help others take the sin out of their lives. Robert Bass is pastor of First Baptist Church of Lake City. Robert What is televisions Joy Behar hearing?When Joy Behar, one of the co-hosts on the daytime talk show The View, likened Vice President Mike Pences hearing Jesus to a mental illness, the Christian blogosphere lit up like a Christmas tree. In time, one Christian leader after another commented on what Joy said and most seemed outraged. A pastor and mentor of mine once said when confronted with an issue, he often takes time to reflect on it before returning an answer. I follow that advice more as I grow older and hopefully wiser, so I did not jump on the condemnation bandwagon with the others. It was one of two topics I prayed about writing on last week, but both were eclipsed by the passing of Billy Graham. But what Christians mean when we say we hear God needs to be clarified. We need to put things in perspective. Joy, like fellow co-host Whoopi Goldberg, is a comedienne, not a Christian theologian. Based on the things she says, she is not even a genuine believer. In short, she does not know what she is talking about. I do not watch The View, I read about what Joy said in a news report. I was no more offended by what she said than I would be by a blind man that stepped on my foot, or a deaf person who ignores me when I speak to them. I expect worldly people to say worldly things, and not understand what we believe; its their nature. Knowing that, I do not waste my time watching a program that mocks and demeans everything I cherish and hold to be holy. So if you claim to be a Christian and you choose to watch a show that offends your Christian sensibilities, dont whine about it, repent. You need to be listening to God and not listening to Joy! Oprah Winfrey has said she will not run for president unless God tells her to and I think she and Joy are cut from the same political cloth. But if she does hear from God, Ill give odds that Joy Behar will flip-flop on the idea that hearing from God is a mental illness faster than you can say, Oprah for President. CHRISTIAN CONCEPTS Gary Kinggarybkingcc@gmail.comParables offer us very valuable lessonsThe parable of the Prodigal Son is perhaps one of the most familiar stories in the Bible. It has long been the focus of many Sunday School lessons and sermons about how Gods forgiveness is waiting for a person who has strayed from their faith, if only they will return to Him. This message is without a doubt THE message of the Bible. God absolutely wants those far from Him to know that He loves them and longs for them to return. And yet, Jesus told this story for another purpose. It seems that a group who considered themselves very close to God had a problem with how Jesus was spending His time: Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. And the Pharisees and the scribes grumbled, saying This man received sinners and eats with them, Luke 15:1-2. The Pharisees and scribes were the religious leaders of the day, tending to all things spiritual. They knew which prayer to say when, which i to dot and t to cross. They knew the answers to the hard questions about what was right or wrong, and they worked hard to get it right. So, it is easy to understand their frustration when Jesus shows up and spends most of his time hanging out with sinners. In true fashion, Jesus answered their complaint with a series of parables. This time about a lost sheep, a lost coin and a lost son. With the lost sheep and lost coin, He points out the desire to celebrate how we feel over finding something that was lost. We can all relate to the elation of finally finding lost keys, a lost wallet or anything necessary and valuable after an exhaustive search. In fact, the sheep and the coin had this in common: both were found by someone diligently searching. But then we come to the prodigal. Take a closer look at the story in Luke 15:11-24. Something was lost, something is found, and then a celebration follows. Much like the sheep and coin, except the prodigal found his way back to the Father. We HEART MATTERS Angie Landangieland3@windstream.netBEHAR continued on 6A PARABLES continued on 6ANow the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. And the Pharisees and the scribes grumbled, saying This man received sinners and eats with them, Luke 15:1-2.One of the ways God speaks to us is through His word. Seven times Jesus tells the seven churches of Revelation, He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches, Revelation 2:7.


6A F RIDAY, MARCH 2, 2018 RELIGION LAKE CITY REPORTER CHURCH CALENDARFried Chicken Friday (First Friday of every month)Spirit of Christ Lutheran Church, locat ed at 145 SW Sweetbreeze Drive in Lake City will offer fried chicken, green beans, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, a roll and brownie for $7 from 4 to 7 p.m. today. Children are half price. Takeout available. For more information, call 386-752-3807.Yard sale NW Washington St., Lake City) will host a yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. Highway 90, Wellborn) will host a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call Pastor W.C. Cobb at 386-623-1348 or 386-752-8479.Prayer walkA community prayer walk will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Summers Elementary School, 1388 SW McFarlane Ave., Lake City. Considering the recent tragic events at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Summers Principal Jennifer Saucer, along with Pastor Kevin Hall from the adjoining Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, feel that a prayer walk is needed. They invite people of any age or faith to stroll the grounds, classrooms and hallways of Summers, pausing often to pray for the safety and well-being of students, teachers and administrators.Lords SupperFirst Presbyterian Church of Lake City (697 SW Baya Drive, Lake City) cele brates communion on the first Sunday of each month at 10:30 a.m. The event is open table; all that have been baptized ar e welcome to partake. All bread is glu ten-free; the cups contain grape juice.Homecoming celebrationTrinity Praise and Worship Center will celebrate its 18th annual homecoming at 11 a.m. Sunday. Rev. Allen Crews will deliver the homecoming message. Dinner follows the morning service. The church is located on Highway 90 East, across from the Sheriffs Office. For more information, call Joyce Hunter at 386-752-3706.Pancake breakfastSpirit of Christ Lutheran Church (145 SW Sweetbreeze Drive, Lake City) will offer a pancake breakfast for a $5 dona tion from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 10. Ther e are usually three choices (plain, chocolate chip or fruit banana, blue berry and apple) and they come with sausage, a fruit cup, coffee and juice. Takeout available. For more information, call 386-752-3807.Religious exhibitEpiphany Catholic Church (1905 SW Epiphany Court, Lake City) invites residents to tour its free Eucharistic Miracles of the World exhibit from Saturday, March 10 to Wednesday, March 14 in the churchs Parish Hall. Exhibit hours vary by day. Visit for more details.Lent Parish MissionThe Saint Francis and Epiphany Parishes invite residents to join them in their Lent Parish Mission, Gods Name is Mercy, from Saturday, March 10 to Wednesday, March 14 at Epiphany Catholic Church, 1905 SW Epiphany Court, Lake City. Speakers and services vary by day. Visit www.epiphanycatholi for more details.Vendors soughtHistoric Bethlehem Lutheran Church near Ellisville is looking for vendors for its Spring Jubilee from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 14. For more information, call Dorothy Feagle at 386-397-9388 or Janice Feagle at 386-365-0600.GriefShareFirst United Methodist Church (973 S. Marion Ave., Lake City) offers a nonde nominational Bible-based support group on Tuesdays for those who are grieving the loss of a loved one. The group meets from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the churchs youth room. The meetings are open to the com munity, and participants do not have to attend every session. For more informa tion, call 386-752-4488.Celebrate RecoveryWayword Ministries (315 NW Brown Road, Lake City) offers a support group for anyone facing an addiction at 7 p.m. on Thursdays. For more information, call Brad at 386-466-4083, Terri at 386-2340577 or Pastor Don Lewis at 386-965-3007.AWANA programs program is held each Sunday. AWANA is a Bible-based club divided into age appropriate groups so children can learn and interact with other children their age. Children participate in Council Time (Bible story), Handbook Time (memoriz ing scripture) and Game Time (unique fun and games). AWANA begins each Sunday evening at 5 p.m. Each week there is a light supper and then activities begin. Dismissal is at 7 p.m. For more information, call the church office at 386755-4447. Church offers an AWANA program for all children 2 years old through fifth grade on Wednesdays. A light supper is provided at 5 p.m., which is followed by the program from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The name AWANA is derived from the first letters of Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed, (ref. II Timothy 2:15). Boys and girls receive Bible teaching, have regular Bible memorization, do written Bible work and enjoy games and food. The church is located at 1272 SW McFarlane Ave. in Lake City, adjacent to Summers Elementary School. For more information, call the church office on weekday mornings at 386-752-3513Wonderful WednesdaysWonderful Wednesdays are back at First United Methodist Church, 973 S. Marion Ave., Lake City. Programs start at 5 p.m. and dinner is served from 5:45 to 6:45. The cost for dinner is $5/ adult, $3/child and $15.00/family. RSVP by Tuesday afternoons by emailing info@ or call 386-752-4488. Forms may also be placed in the offering plates on Sundays.Catholic faith education programA Catholics Come Home and Adult Catholic Education Inquiry Program is presented at San Juan Catholic Mission (304 Plant Ave. SE, Branford) the first and third Wednesday of the month from 7 to 8:15 p.m. The program offers con tinuing adult answers to faith questions and is open to all who desire a fuller understanding of the Catholic faith.Free mealHeart and Soul Community Outreach serves a free meal from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on the last Wednesday of every month at Old Providence Baptist Church, 9316 NW County Road 245, Lake Butler. To reach the church on County Road 238 from Ellisville, turn left at the caution light; on County Road 238 from Lake Butler, turn right at the caution light.Free conversational English for Spanish speakers classSan Juan Mission hosts a free weekly conversational English class to assist Spanish speakers to communicate more effectively with conversational English.The class begins with very basic language skills, but the actual content will be geared to the needs of those who enroll in the class. Classes are held each Thursday evening from 7 to 8:15 p.m. Classes are held at San Juan Mission, 304 Plant Ave. SE, Branford. Lourdes George, the instructor, is a U.S. native who speaks fluent English, Spanish and German, and basic French.She has a very extensive multi-lingual educational and professional background. Lourdes recently returned home from a stay in Spain, where she taught English and German. For more information or to register for classes, call Janet Samson at 386-365-4049.Religion classes Would you like to learn more of what Jesus has done for you? Do you have questions about the Christian faith? For more information, call Grace Lutheran Church at 386-364-2851 or email grace study 7 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month at McAlpin Advent Christian Church, 17214 County Road 89 in McAlpin. Call 386-658-1099 or 386243-0381. ch of Lake City, 182 NE Justice St., invites the community to Bible study at noon on Wednesdays. If you would like to have lunch, the cost is $5. Please RSVP by noon on Mondays by calling the church at 386-752-5422. Redeemer Lutheran Church meets each Monday at 9:30 a.m. at 253 SW Woodberry Court in Lake City. All denominations are welcome. For more information, call Esther at 386-752-9909. has breakfast, Bible study and fellowship each Wednesday morning from 7 to 8 a.m. Join us at the church, 5056 SW State Road 47, 1 mile south of Interstate 75. often miss that because the music is loud and the feast is joyous. But then we hear a complaint. The older br other who has stayed at home and taken care of the fields is not celebrating that his wayward brother has come home. After all, he has been the one working hard to take care of everything while he was off having fun. Sound familiar? The Pharisees and scribes sound a lot like older brothers. Many of us may relate to how the older brother and the religious leaders felt. Maybe we have felt the same resentment over sacrificing to do the right thing while others seem to be having such fun doing the wrong things. What changes everything here is the view of the Father about those right things. Is doing the right thing checking off the list or checking with the Fathers heart? Yes, the younger brother wasted his portion, but the portion that was left consumed all the older brothers time and energy. He was taking care of his inheritance, when perhaps his father wished he would go look for his brother. Isnt that what Jesus did? He came looking for us, and I am so thankful. Jesus message to the religious leaders was subtle but clear. Our inheritance from our Father is eternal life. It is a gift and cannot be earned by working hard to do everything right. Gods heart is that we value it enough to search for those far away from Him and celebrate being found. Because every heart matters. Heart Matters is a weekly column written by Angie Land, director of the Family Life Ministries of the Lafayette Baptist Association. Continued From 5A One of the ways God speaks to us is through His word. Seven times Jesus tells the seven churches of Revelation, He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches, Revelation 2:7. Jesus was warning the churches. He tells the church of Ephesus, you have left your first love [Christ Jesus]. Therefore repent and do the deeds you did at first, Revelation 2:4-5. Jesus also said an hour is coming, in which all who are in the tombs will hear His voice, John 5:28. Everyone, including Joy, will hear Gods voice on judgment day. What you hear then will be determined by how well you listen now. Gary B. King can be reached at garybkingcc@ Continued From 5A Spiritual Life: Keep tacking in headwinds of distressI am not a sailor. I have been on a sailboat a couple times, helping (I hope) crew on the Columbia River in Wallula Gap, Washington. While that does not make me a sailor, I did learn at least one thing beyond watching the boom and not falling in. I learned the essential function of tacking, of shifting the boats direction back and forth as you faced the wind and made your way toward the next buoy or finish line. You cant sail directly into forcefully moving air; you have to go at an angle, using the new set of the sail to make headway. What a crucial metaphor for how we adapt our lives and move forward. Even as water is required for existing and for boating, obviously so too is wind. The breezes that blow are vital to sailing and to sustaining life. Etymologists note that in Hebrew (ruah) and Greek (pneuma), and Latin (spiritus), Wind and Breath and Spirit are similar words. These three factors are mutually essential for human existence. The late physician and author, Paul Kalanithi, illustrated this interrelatedness in his memoir, When Breath Becomes Air (published posthumously in 2016). The human spirit springs forth when Gods Spirit breathes life into being and we take our first breath we inspire (and then cry!). Our spirits are sustained through all our days; we continue to aspire as we grow and move and fade. And our spirits are released to their Maker when we breathe our last as we expire. Which brings me back to tacking the sailboat on the river. I think about the need for changing directions when, as a hospital and hospice chaplain, I work with persons and families who are facing the biggest headwinds of their lives: the awful reality of curative futility. In the words of research psychologist Shane J. Lopez, they are realizing that all forms of treatment have been tried and all tests point to failing health and imminent death. A pediatric palliative care physician teaches families to reinvest their hopes in a new goal: helping their child die peacefully. When families regoal, they take the support and energy they have devoted to keeping their child alive and redirect it to letting the child go peacefully. (Making Hope Happen, 2013, p. 186). Regoal, reinvest, redirect these are as necessary to living in the face of lifes headwinds as tacking is to sailing. The spirit-winds always are bringing changes, opportunities, challenges, and even threats to overturn our homemade crafts. Try as we might, even with all of our might, we cannot sail straight into the winds of suffering and dying and death. We have to tack. We have to regoal and reinvest and redirect. We have to let go of some of our dreams in order to make our best possible future (Lopez). In the face of the headwinds of distress, let us keep on tacking, for this is how we survive and thrive as beloved, believing, hopeful people. Timothy J. Ledbetter, DMin, BCC serves as a board certied chaplain helping people in crisis eectively cope and nd their hope in hospital and hospice settings. Timothy J. LedbetterGUEST COLUMNIST COURTESYSailor surprises momColumbia High School alumnus Brandon Scott returns home after a five-month deployment to the Arabian Gulf to surprise his mother, Cammy Scott. Brandon is currently serving in the Navy and is stationed at Pearl Harbor, assigned to the USS Hopper Amazin Grace.


By JORDAN KROEGERjkroeger@lakecityreporter.comDylan Blair missed the game of baseball last season. Columbias shortstop sat out his sophomore year but returned in 2018, hoping to fit back in on the club that welcomed him back. So on Tuesday night, with the bases loaded in a scoreless game in the sixth inning against district rival Gainesville, Blair had his chance. And he delivered. Blair lined a ball from pitcher Payton Weinberg right back up the middle to score two runs, propelling the Tigers to a 2-0 win over the Hurricanes in their District 3-7A opener at home. After Columbia pitcher Micah Kreighauser held Gainesville at bay for the entire night, Cal Gilliam shut the door in the seventh with two strikeouts for the save in the first of two games in as many days between the teams. I just thought about how I missed last year and this being my first district game back, I had to do something big for the boys, Blair said. He had two strikes on me so I had to spread out and locate it. The game looked as if it would remain scoreless heading to the seventh until Weinberg walked Gilliam with two outs. Tate Worrell followed with a single and Weinberg then hit Sammy Walker with a pitch to load the bases to set up the By ERIC JACKSONejackson@lakecityreporter.comFORT WHITE Even on a frigid night with windy weather, pitcher Tyler Shelnut had no trouble pounding the strike zone. The sophomore ace struck out all three batters in the opening side, finding his rhythm against district rival Santa Fe. His commanding presence on the mound never wavered either. Shelnut made quick work of the Raiders, tallying a season-high 14 strikeouts, which was enough to lift the Indians to a 2-1 District 5-5A victory over Santa Fe Thursday night. He goes right at people, Fort White head coach Rick Julius said of Shelnut. Hes got a great baseball smartness, exposes weaknesses and goes right at them. Shelnut, who gave up only three hits, shined in the batters box too. His third inning RBI double got the Indians (3-1,1-0) on the scoreboard first and later proved to be critical in the one-run home opener win over the Raiders (1-4, 0-2). Its all about staying focused, Shelnut said. You lose focus and thats when stuff goes wrong. The big Lake City Reporter SPORTS Friday, March 2, 2018 Section B Story ideas? Contact Eric Jackson or Jordan Kroeger754-0420 Photos By JORDAN KROEGER/Lake City ReporterColumbia third baseman Tate Worrell slides safely into home plate for the second of two runs during the sixth inning Tuesday night against Gainesville. Worrell, along with Jacob Garnier, scored on Dylan Blairs single with the bases loaded. Columbia pitcher Micah Kreighauser struck out eight Gainesville batters to pick up the win Tuesday. By ERIC JACKSONejackson@lakecityreporterIts going to take time to build a reputable golf program at Florida Gateway College. Yet the Timberwolves continue to take the steps necessary slowly transforming the previously dormant program into one of the better junior colleges in North Florida. After finishing last in each of their events during the fall, FGCs golf team improved by capturing sixth place in last weekends Start 2 Finish Golf Classic in Lake Wales. For us, being young team and a start-up program, thats pretty good, FGC head coach John Reger said. Against some four-year schools like Webber and Saint Thomas University, the Timberwolves fared well in their first event of the year. FGC was led by Jacob Whann, the teams No.1 golfer who transferred in from Andrews College. Whann anchored his team, tying for 11th place overall with a combined score of 229. Jacob played well, Reger said of Whann, who finished the first round with an impressive 71 score. The first round he shot one under par (71). And I was kidding around, but its kinda true, I told Jacob he has set the school record for the modern era. [FGC] hasnt had a golf team, I think, since the late 70s. So, its been a while, forty years, so we kick all this to the modern era. While he had an impressive first round, Whann fell behind in the second and third round. After previously being tied for the lead on Day 1, the FGC standout later struggled some on the back nine, including a rough stretch down the 16th hole. But he followed up with a birdie on the 17th, so we call that the bounce back, Reger said. So he shot an 80 on [Day 3] and he was disappointed with that. But he played pretty well. In fact, he shot a 34 on the front nine in the first round. Right now hes got the school record for the low front nine, low 18, low 36, and low 54. Everyone else can chase after that from here on out. FGC ended with a total team score of 996, finishing ahead of Warner University (1005) and SUNY Delhi (1010). FreedHardeman University took first place (894). Whann was backed up on the course by teammates Karl Anderson (T-24), John Norris (37), Nic Tyre (39) and Harrison Shubert (40). It Whann helps FGC place sixth last weekend at the Start 2 Finish Golf Classic. SLIDIN IN FOR THE WINBlairs 2-RBI single in sixth inning gives CHS win over GHS in District 3-7A opener.Shelnut, Indians outduel Raiders in home opener Fort Whites Tyler Shelnut stands at the plate against district rival Santa Fe. Shelnut scored twice and struck out 14 batters in the 2-1 win Thursday night. Fort White base ball picked up its first district victory in the home opener. The Indians are back on their home field Thursday night when they host P.K. Yonge. CHRISTINA FEAGIN/Special to the ReporterIts all about staying focused. The big thing is just stay focused and do what you can control.Tyler Shelnut Fort White pitcherFort Whites ace helps Indians to first district win of season. Follow @LCR_Sports on Twitter for local stories, score updates and moreSPORTS ON THE WEB FGC continued on 6BFinal score TIGERS continued on 6B 0 2 Final score 1 2 INDIANS continued on 6B B2


2B F RIDAY, MARCH 2, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER TV LISTINGSToday AUTO RACING 2 p.m. FS1 NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Pennzoil 400, practice, at Las Vegas 3 p.m. FS1 NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Boyd Gaming 300, practice, at Las Vegas 5 p.m. FS1 NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Boyd Gaming 300, final practice, at Las Vegas 6 p.m. FS1 NASCAR, Camping World Truck Series, Stratosphere 200, qualifying, at Las Vegas 7 p.m. FS1 NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Pennzoil 400, qualifying, at Las Vegas 9 p.m. FS1 NASCAR, Camping World Truck Series, Stratosphere 200, at Las Vegas COLLEGE BASKETBALL Noon BTN Big Ten Tournament, first quarterfinal, Michigan St. vs. Wisconsin, at New York 2:30 p.m. BTN Big Ten Tournament, second quarterfinal, Nebraska vs. Michigan, at New York 6 p.m. CBSSN E. Michigan at Toledo ESPNU Buffalo at Bowling Green 6:30 p.m. BTN Big Ten Tournament, third quarterfinal, Ohio St. vs. Penn St. at New York 7 p.m. ESPN2 Texas-Arlington at Texas St. 8 p.m. CBSSN Rhode Island at Davidson ESPNU Ohio Valley Tournament, first semifinal, Murray St. vs. Jacksonville St., at Evansville, Ind. 9 p.m. BTN Big Ten Tournament, fourth quarterfinal, Purdue vs. Rutgers, at New York ESPN2 Iowa St. at Oklahoma 10 p.m. ESPNU Ohio Valley Tournament, second semifinal, Belmont vs. Austin Peay, at Evansville, Ind. GOLF 5:30 a.m. GOLF European PGA Tour, Tshwane Open, second round, at Waterkloof, South Africa (same-day tape) 7:30 a.m. GOLF European PGA Tour, Tshwane Open, second round, at Waterkloof, South Africa 2 p.m. GOLF PGA Tour, WGC-Mexico Championship, second round, at Mexico City 7 p.m. GOLF Champions Tour, Cologuard Classic, first round, at Tucson, Ariz. 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Saturday, March 3 AUTO RACING Noon FS1 NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Pennzoil 400, practice, at Las Vegas 1 p.m. FS1 NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Boyd Gaming 300, qualifying, at Las Vegas 2:30 p.m. FS1 NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Pennzoil 400, final practice, Las Vegas 3:30 p.m. FS2 FIA Formula E Championship, Mexico City E-Prix, qualifying (taped) 4 p.m. FS1 NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Boyd Gaming 300, at Las Vegas FS2 FIA Formula E Championship, Mexico City E-Prix BEACH VOLLEYBALL 4 p.m. ABC Major Series, Womens Gold Medal match, at Fort Lauderdale, Fla. BOXING 9 p.m. SHO Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz, for Wilders WBC world heavyweight title; Jermall Charlo vs. Hugo Centeno, for vacant WBC interim middleweight title, at Brooklyn, N.Y. 10:05 p.m. HBO Sergey Kovalev vs. Igor Mikhalkin, for Kovalevs WBO-IBO light heavyweight titles; Dmitry Bivol vs. Sullivan Barrera, for Bivols WBA World light heavyweight title; Vaughn Alexander vs. Jaime Solorio, 10, middleweights, at New York COLLEGE BASKETBALL Noon CBS Kentucky at Florida ESPN Virginia Tech at Miami ESPN2 West Virginia at Texas FOX Xavier at DePaul FSN St. Johns at Providence 1 p.m. SEC Mississippi St. at LSU 2 p.m. CBS Big Ten Tournament, first semifinal, teams TBA, at New York ESPN Alabama at Texas A&M ESPN2 Baylor at Kansas St. 2:30 p.m. FOX Creighton at Marquette 3 p.m. NBCSN George Washington at Dayton 3:30 p.m. CBSSN Missouri Valley Tournament, first semifinal, at St. Louis SEC South Carolina at Auburn 4 p.m. ESPN Kansas at Oklahoma St. ESPN2 TCU at Texas Tech 4:30 p.m. CBS Big Ten Tournament, second semifinal, teams TBA, at New York 5 p.m. FOX Georgetown at Villanova 6 p.m. CBSSN Missouri Valley Tournament, second semifinal, at St. Louis ESPN Louisville at NC State ESPN2 Arkansas at Missouri SEC Georgia at Tennessee 8 p.m. CBSSN Butler at Seton Hall ESPN2 Ohio Valley Tournament, final, teams TBA, at Evansville, Ind. 8:15 p.m. ESPN North Carolina at Duke 8:30 p.m. SEC Vanderbilt at Mississippi 10 p.m. CBSSN Nevada at San Diego St. ESPN2 West Coast Tournament, first quarterfinal, teams TBA, at Las Vegas 10:15 p.m. ESPN UCLA at Southern Cal Midnight (Sunday) ESPN2 West Coast Tournament, second quarterfinal, teams TBA, at Las Vegas GOLF 5 a.m. GOLF European PGA Tour, Tshwane Open, third round, at Waterkloof, South Africa 3 p.m. NBC PGA Tour, WGC-Mexico Championship, third round, at Mexico City 4:30 p.m. GOLF Champions Tour, Cologuard Classic, second round, at Tucson, Ariz. 10:30 p.m. GOLF LPGA Tour, HSBC Womens Championship, final round, at Singapore GYMNASTICS 1 p.m. NBC AT&T American Cup, at Chicago 8:30 p.m. NBCSN Nastia Liukin Cup, at Chicago (taped) HORSE RACING 6 p.m. FS2 Saturday at the Races (Gulfstream Park) MLB BASEBALL 1 p.m. MLB Spring training, N.Y. 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ARIES (March 21-April 19): Handle your colleagues and peers with caution. Dont feel like you have to share personal information if you dont trust a situation or someone you are dealing with. Listen car efully and move forward. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): What you do for others will not go unnoticed. A kind word or offering something special to someone you like will improve your relationship. Love and romance are highlighted and should be handled responsibly. Share your feelings and intentions. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Youll get taken advantage of if you are too eager to please or if you take on tasks that dont belong to you. Anger will eventually set in if you end up doing the brunt of the work. Emotional blackmail is apparent. CANCER (June 21-July 22): Make a point to include someone you love in a business function. It will help you fit in better with those you work with and encourage your personal ally to take on new professional challenges. Romance is in the stars. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Communications can go either way. Strive to remain calm, offer what you can and walk away from anyone who is being unreasonable. Be cautious while traveling or dealing with emotional matters that could af fect your status and reputation. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Partnerships should be your primary concern. Whether you are looking for love or ar e already in the midst of a relationship with someone, ironing out any issues that need adjusting will make your life better. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Whether you are looking for love or friendship, consider including someone you are close to in your plans. Befor e you let your imagination run wild, however, consider the risks of pursuing something questionable. Secrets are best kept that way. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Make time for the ones you love. Whether you make plans to spend time with children, friends or your romantic partner, live in the moment and share your feelings and future plans. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Emotions will escalate if you get into discussions with friends, relatives or your immediate family. Dont let tempers mount. Instead, let everyone calm down and rethink whats at stake before you continue. Time is on your side. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You can turn your dream into a reality. Your sensitivity toward those you deal with will make a difference in the outcome of a situation you are trying to manipulate. An open and honest approach will lead to personal success. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Channel your energy into activities that will stimulate you mentally, physically and emotionally, and it will diminish a tendency someone has to derail your plans. A personal change will make you feel confident and content with your accomplishment. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Stay calm, focused and refuse to let anyone goad you into an argument. Have a plan in place and stick to what you know you can accomplish. Personal growth will come from the ability to know your limits and your strengths. DEAR ABBY: Occasionally, married friends will come to my husband and/or me vent ing about their marital pr oblems. We have been through a few rough patches during our 12 years of mar riage, and during those times, we sought help from family, friends and counselors. Today I can honestly say we are happier than ever and willing to stick thr ough the ups and downs. We try to pass along the things that helped us, but a lot of times well see one spouse wanting to work on improving the marriage and the other one oblivious or unwilling to do anything about it. I think our experience could help the spouses of our troubled friends see that things can work out by doing something about it, but I never know if or how to appr oach the subject with them. Should we keep our mouths shut and just be there for the unhappy friend, or is there a proper way to reach out to their spouse with an offer of support in situations like this? TRUL Y WANTING TO HELP DEAR TRULY WANTING: My advice would be to stay out of the line of fire. If you reach out to the unhappy spouse, who may be unaware that his or her marital problems were revealed to you, it will be regarded as intrusive. By all means tell the person asking your advice what worked for you, but leave it up to that person to convey it to his or her spouse. DEAR ABBY : What is the etiquette when eating at a restaurant where a piano player is performing? I dont mean the bar scene-type piano player who wants the cr owd to sing along, but more of a midto upscale type of place. Theres a restaurant like this in my town the only one with a piano. On one special occasion when we were there, the piano player was playing Misty and a woman sitting nearby with her party wanted to make herself heard over him. She began talking very loudly to her group while he was playing the song. I thought it was tacky, and if I had been sitting near her, I would have shushed her up. Isnt it polite to wait until the piano player is finished befor e talking loudly at your table? Whatever happened to behaving with a little class in r estaurants? DEANNA IN OKLAHOMA DEAR DEANNA: The musician in that restaurant was there to provide mood music for the diners. If they chose to talk while he was playing, it was their privilege. The woman may have raised her voice because someone in her par ty had a hearing problem. For you to have taken it upon yourself to shush her up would have been rude, and for your sake, Im glad you refrained from doing it. DEAR ABBY: Am I overreacting to my husbands request that I take down photos of my mom and grandpar ents when his mom visits? They are displayed in our guest bed room. I think his request was r ude. I wonder if his mother even cares or if he just feels guilty. Its my house, too. RELUCTANT IN TEXAS DEAR RELUCTANT: Rather than remove your family photos, why not compromise by adding a couple of pictures of your husbands mother, too? Im sure she would be pleased to see them. Problem solved. DEAR ABBY: I have a crush on a guy I work with. Im 19, and hes 26. He has a kid, which actually doesnt bother me. I love kids and have taken care of them most of my life. My problem is he has this ex who wants to get back together with him. They broke up because she was staying out all night and cheating. He used to flirt with me and text me all the time and offer me his hoodie. Now shes sort of back in the picture and he ignores me and doesnt return my texts. But when we see each other he starts flirting again, and we just click. We make sense. I guess my question is, should I tell him how I feel before its too late or just keep it to myself? Should I risk everything and go for it? UNCERTAIN IN NEW YORK DEAR UNCERTAIN: Announce your feelings for the guy if you wish, but do not expect him to drop everything and rush to you. If he were interested in more than a workplace flirtation, he would be paying the same kind of attention to you that he did before. Because he isnt, you need to understand that he and his ex obviously have some unfinished business together regardless of her history of infidelity. Set your sights on someone else. DEAR ABBY : All my mom does is talk about work. If we are having a conversation, she links every topic to her work and her co-workers. It is alienating my sister and me. When we tell her things about our kids her grandkids she still relates it to work. Another thing: Shes constantly on her tablet for work or on Facebook. I live seven hours away from her. When we make the drive down, I dont want to watch her on her tablet. If we try to confront her on anything, all she does is cry. Mom and I had a good r elationship before she took that job. Now shes so negative that its difficult to want to talk to her. Where do I even start? MISSING HER WHILE SHES HERE DEAR MISSING: Rather than confront your mother, ask her what may have changed in her life since she took that job. Her focus may have shifted because thats the center of her activity. Conversations are two-way, and this may be all she feels she has to contribute on her end. As to her hiding behind Facebook rather than carry on a conversation with you, like many people, she may have become addicted to it and unable to tear herself away. However, you will never know unless you ask her calmly. Happy couple seeks best way to support troubled friends Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.comFRIDAY & SATURDAY, MARCH 2 & 3, 2018 ADVICE & PUZZLES LAKE CITY REPORTER 3B Mar ch 2: Actor John Cullum (Northern Exposure) is 88. Author Tom Wolfe is 88. Actress Barbara Luna is 79. Author John Irving is 76. Actress Cassie Yates is 67. Actress Laraine Newman (Saturday Night Live) is 66. Singer Jay Osmond of The Osmonds is 63. Singer John Cowsill of The Cowsills is 62. Singer Larry Stewart of Restless Heart is 59. Singer Jon Bon Jovi is 56. Blues singer Alvin Youngblood Hart is 55. Actor Daniel Craig (Casino Royale) is 50. Actor Richard Ruccolo (Legit Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place) is 46. Singer Chris Martin of Coldplay is 41. Actress Heather McComb (The Event, Party of Five) is 41. Actress Rebel Wilson (Pitch Perfect movies) is 38. Actress Bryce Dallas Howard (The Help) is 37. Guitarist Mike McDuck Olson of Lake Street Dive is 35. Actor Robert Iler (The Sopranos) is 33. Actress Nathalie Emmanuel (Game of Thrones) is 29. Singer-rapper-actress Becky G is 21. March 3: Singer-guitarist Mike Pender of The Searchers is 77. Movie producer-director George Miller (Mad Max) is 73. Actress Hattie Winston (Becker) is 73. Singer Jennifer Warnes is 71. Actor-director Tim Kazurinsky (Police Academy films) is 68. Puzzle Solutions on the next page. DEAR ABBY CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS HOROSCOPES | THE LAST WORD BY EUGENIA LAST




Classi ed Department 755-5440 FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2018CLASSIFIED LAKE CITY REPORTER5B CLASSIFIED LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVANTAGETake ADvantage of the Reporter Classifieds!755-5440 Registration of Fictitious Names We the undersigned, being duly sworn, do hereby declare under oath that the names of all persons interested in the business or profession carried on under the name of A SENSE OF SELF, 2721 176 ST, LAKE CITY, FL 32024 Contact Phone Number: (386) 365-4848 and the extent of the interest of each, is as follows: Name:LAZARA DELCASTILLO Extent of Interest: 100% by:/s/ LAZARA DELCASTILLO STATE OF FLORIDA COUNTY OF COLUMBIA Sworn to and subscribed before me this 27TH day of FEBRUARY, A.D. 2018. by:/s/ GEORGE MORSE Notary 410015 March 2, 2018 Front Desk, experience a plus, will train. Competitive wages. Individual must be responsible with good work history. Apply in person. NO CALLS. America;s Best Value Inn of Lake City 3835 W US Hwy 90 509 SE Pasture Way, Sat 8am4pm Desk, plants, flowering pots, mirrors, paintings, dishes, and lots of misc. Estate Sale : 580 NW Blackberry Circle, Blackberry Farms off Nash Rd. Saturday, March 3rd 8am-3pm Furniture, tools, Golf cart, and much more! NOTICE OF ENACTMENT OF ORDINANCES BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the ordinance, which titles hereinafter appear, will be considered for enactment by the Board of County Commissioners of Columbia County, Florida, at public hearings on March 15, 2018 at 5:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matters can be heard, in the School Board Administrative Complex located at 372 West Duval Street, Lake City, Florida. Copies of said ordinances may be inspected by any member of the public at the Office of the County Manager, County Administrative Offices located at 135 Northeast Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida, during regular business hours. On the date, time and place first above mentioned, all interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the ordinances. The title of said ordinances reads, as follows: ORDINANCE NO. 2018-01 AN ORDINANCE OF COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 98-1, COLUMBIA COUNTY LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS, AS AMENDED; RELATING TO AN AMENDMENT OF LESS THAN TEN CONTIGUOUS ACRES OF LAND TO THE OFFICIAL ZONING ATLAS OF THE COLUMBIA COUNTY LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS, AS AMENDED, PURSUANT TO AN APPLICATION, Z 0578, BY THE PROPERTY OWNER OF SAID ACREAGE; PROVIDING FOR REZONING FROM AGRICULTURE-3 (A-3) TO COMMERCIAL, NEIGHBORHOOD (CN) OF CERTAIN LANDS WITHIN THE UNINCORPORATED AREA OF COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The public hearings may be continued to one or more future date. Any interested party shall be advised that the date, time and place of any continuation of the public hearings shall be announced during the public hearings and that no further notice concerning the matters will be published, unless said continuation exceeds six calendar weeks from the date of the above referenced public hearings. All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decisions made at the public hearings, they will need a record of gy the proceedings and, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings are made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in the proceeding should contact Lisa K. B. Roberts, at least seven (7) days prior to the date of the hearing. Ms. Roberts may be contacted by telephone at (386) 758-1005 or by Telecommunication Device for Deaf at (386) 758-2139. 409401 March 2, 2018 2 & 3 BR MH, $600-$875, water & sewer furnished, stove & fridge furnished. 288-4688 E S T A T E S A L E Extensive variety of items, chain saws, tools, lawn & garden, furniture, etc. THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY. 7am to 3 pm. 16244 31st Drive, Wellborn. 386.984.9062 Carlos Garcia of Dade City, FL. will be hiring 74 temporary farm workers, needed from 04/02/2018 through 05/31/2018 at 35 hours per week in Tattnall County, GA. Workers will harvest onions. The wage is $10.95 per hour or the prevailing wage rate. Guarantee of of total hours offered. Employer furnishes work tools, supplies and equipment. Free housing is provided for workers that cannot reasonably return home at the end of the day. Transportation and subsistence expense provided with completion of 50% of the work contract. Interested workers should apply at the nearest Georgia Department of Labor office and provide the office with a copy of this advertisement or call Carlos Garcia at 352-834-4619 between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. Reference Job # GA1978589642 1/2 to 5 acre lots; owner financing. some with w/s/pp Deas Bullard/BKL Properties 386-752-4339 Multi Family: 119 SE Travis Gln, Sat ONLY 8am-? We have something for everyone. Starting at $ 615/mo, tile floors, fresh paint. Great Area. Call ( 386 ) 752-9626 234 SE Defender Ct, Fri & Sat 8am-1pm Furn for all rooms, clothes, dishes, cookware, Popup camper & '09 Harley HARVESTERS NEEDED Harvester needs 20 temporary workers to cultivate and harvest various crops, 03-19-18 to 0728-18. The employer is Sleepy Creek Lands LLC. Workers will be paid $11.29 per hour depending on work location and piece rate(s) may be offered depending on crop activity, but will be guaranteed $11.29 per hour rate. Job location is in Trenton, Florida (Gilchrist County). Employer will guarantee the opportunity for work for the hourly equivalent of 3/4th of the hours of the work period. The employer will provide the tools necessary to perform the described job duties without charge to the worker. Housing will be provided for individual workers outside normal commuting distance. For workers residing beyond normal commuting distances, reasonable transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be provided or paid by the employer after completion of 50% of the work period. Apply for this job at CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion office located at 109 NW 3rd Avenue Chiefland, FL 32626 (352-493-6813) using job listing number FL10618350. NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN The District Board of Trustees, Florida Gateway College, will hold a public meeting at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in the Board Room of the Administration Building (Building 001) of Florida Gateway College. A board workshop will be held beginning at 3:30pm in Building 001, Conference Room 108. There will be a board reception at 4:45 pm in the Conference Room of the Administration Building (Building 001) prior to the regular meeting. Topics of consideration for the regular meeting will be routine college business. Any person wishing to be heard on any agenda matter will be provided an opportunity to do so by appearing before the Board in the Board Room of the Administration Building of Florida Gateway College. All objections to this notice and propriety of the scheduled meeting should be filed with Florida Gateway College prior to noon, Thursday, March 8, 2018. All legal issues should be brought to the Trustees attention and an attempt made to resolve them prior to the meeting. g Please notify the Presidents Office immediately if you require accommodation for participation in the meeting. 410069 March 2, 2018 3bd/2ba Just renovated, shed & front & back porch. 278 SE Margaret Dr. $750/mo $750/sec mth, First & Sec. 386-466-2266 55+ comm in Timber Ln S/D off Troy Ave. 3/2 split plan MH, lg carport, storage shed, FL rm, $34,500 386-752-7383 LAKE BUTLER HOSPITAL RN-FT Please visit our website for more information and to fill out an application. PH. 386.496.2323 Ext 9258, Fax 386.496.2105 Equal Employment Opportunity / Drug & Tobacco Free Workplace MAKE EXTRA $$ MONEY $$ The Lake City Reporter, a daily newspaper, seeks Independent Contractor Newspaper Carriers for several motor routes in the city and county. You must be motivated by earning extra money, be an early riser and have reliable transportation. Apply in person during normal business hours.Monday Friday 8am 5pmNO PHONE CALLS PLEASE PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 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. 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. The Lake Shore Hospital Authority, located in Lake City, FL, is seeking applicants with healthcare management experience to serve as the Executive Director for the Authority. This executive-level position will be filled as a part-time position. A Request for Qualifications is available upon request. Please make your request to Sonja Markham, Administrative Assistant, at 386-344-6033 or It can also be accessed online at To be considered, all responses must be received by 3:00 PM on March 15, 2018, in the office of the Authority as stated in the Request for Qualifications. 273 NW Charlotte Gln Sat, Mar 3, 7:30am-2pm Furniture, household goods and misc. Something for everyone! Will petsit your well-taken-careof cat or dog Sat & Sun. (386) 344-0371 after 6 pm. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 16000458CAAXMX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.; Plaintiff, vs. REINA I. ASCENCIO; ROBERTO ASCENCIO, ET AL; Defendants, NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 19, 2017, in the above-styled cause, The Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on the third floor of Columbia County Courthouse at 173 N.E. Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida, 32055, starting at 11:00 A.M. on March 21, 2018 the following described property: TUSTENUGGEE PLANTATIONS UNIT 1 PARCEL 15 A PART OF SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA; BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE RAILROAD SPIKE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 18 AND RUN THENC407223E S. 89 49' 17" W., ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARY THEREOF, 1958.50 FEET, THENCE S. 00 27' 15" E., 1324.30 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE S. 00 27' 15" E., 662.15 FEET; THENCE S. 89 49' 17" W., 657.94 FEET; THENCE N. 00 27' 15" W. 662.15 FEET THENCE N. 89 49' 17" E., 657.94 FEET TO THE P. O. B.; SUBJECT TO AN EASEMENT ALONG THE WEST AND NORTH BOUNDARY CONTAINING 10.001 ACRES MORE OR LESS. TOGETHER WITH: TUSTENUGGEE PLANTATION UNIT 1 60 FOOT INGRESS/EGRESS EASEMENT A STRIP OF LAND 60 FEET WIDE LYING 30 FEET EACH SIDE OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED CENTERLINE: COMMENCE AT A RAILROAD SPIKE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN THENCE S. 00 51' 43" E., ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION AND ALONG THE CENTERLINE OF TUSTENUGGEE AVENUE, 0000.00 FEET. THENCE S. 89 08' 17" W., 40.00 FEET TO THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF TUSTENUGGEE AVENUE AND THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF SAID CENTERLINE, THENCE CONTINUE S. 89 08' 17" W., 612.00 FEET, THENCE S. 89 49' 17" W., 657.94 FEET TO REFERENCE POINT A:, THENCE CONTINUE S. 89 49' 17" W., 1315.88 FEET TO REFERENCE POINT B, THENCE CONTINUE S. 89 49' 17" W., 1315.83 FEET TO REFERENCE POINT C, THENCE CONTINUE S. 89 49' 17" W., 657.94 FEET TO THE POINT OF TERMINATION. ALSO; BEGIN AT REFERENCE POINT A AND RUN N. 00 27' 15" W., 662.15 FEET TO THE CENTER OF A CUL-DE-SAC HAVING A RADIUS OF 50 FEET AND THE POINT OF TERMINATION. ALSO; BEGIN AT REFERENCE POINT A AND RUN S. 00 27' 15" E., 662.15 FEET TO THE CENTER OF A CUL-DE-SAC HAVING A RADIUS OF 50 FEET AND THE POINT OF TERMINATION. ALSO: BEGIN AT REFERENCE POINT B AND RUN N. 00 27' 15" W. 662.15 FEET TO THE CENTER OF A CULDE-SAC HAVING A RADIUS OF 50 FEET AND THE POINT OF TERMINATION. ALSO: BEGIN AT A REFERENCE POINT B AND RUN S. 00 27' 15" E., 662.15 FEET TO THE CENTER OF A CUL-DE-SAC HAVING A 50 FOOT RADIUS AND THE POINT OF TERMINATION. ALSO; BEGIN AT REFERENCE POINT C AND RUN N. 00 27' 15" W., 662.15 FEET TO THE CENTER OF A CULDE-SAC HAVING A 50 FOOT RADIUS AND THE POINT OF TERMINATION. ALSO; BEGIN AT REFERENCE POINT C AND RUN S. 00 27' 15" E., 662.15 FEET TO THE CENTER OF A CUL-DE-SAC HAVING A RADIUS OF 50 FEET AND THE POINT OF TERMINATION. Property Address: 480 SW MARIGOLD PL, FORT WHITE, FL 32038 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administration at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the g time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand on February 14, 2018. /s/ S. Weeks Deputy Clerk 407223 February 23, 2018 March 2, 2018 3/2, lease option. No Pets. 1st, last + $800 sec, $1100/mo South of town. credit ref req'd 386-397-5425 or 386-755-9476 Handyman 94 Fleetwood 3/2 MH on 5 gorgeous ac, new roof & sheetrock, fenced, needs interior finish. 242 SW Unicorn Ct, Ft White. $94,900 $5K down, $789/mo 352-215-1018 Public Auction to be held March 16, 2018 at 8AM at Ozzie's Towing & Auto, LLC 2492 SE Baya Ave. Lake City FL, 32025. (386) 719-5608 Following VIN Numbers: 1992 SATURN 1G8ZK5479NZ185684 2017 TOYOTA 2T1BURHE2HC869296 2004 FORD 1FTZR15E14PB26002 405865 March 2, 2018 Preferred Pine Straw Inc. .2 Year Verifiable Driving Experience-Home 90% of the weekends and some during the week. Rider Policy, 401K & Aflac Available, Health/Dental / Vision Available, Paid per mile or percentage of load, Run Southeast. Call Misty TODAY 386-935-2773 ex 221 Driver needed for S. GA N.FL. NO CDL required, driving for industrial supply house, delivering product to established customer base, must have clean driving record, must be able to read, load and unload truck. Pickup truck and flatbed f450 with goose neck. Full time position, home every night, 45-55 hours a week. Apply in person 3631 E US Hwy 90, Lake City FL 32055 or send application to NO Phone Calls IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2018-22-CP Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF GARNET PATRICIA MCGRATH Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Garnet Patricia McGrath, deceased, whose date of death was January 4, 2018, is pending in the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN FLORIDA STATUTES SECTION 733.702 WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is February 23, 2018. 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6B F RIDAY, MARCH 2, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER ERIC JACKSON/Lake City ReporterLady Indians strike down EaglesFort Whites softball team defeated Oak Hall 16-5 Thursday night. The Lady Indians recorded their third straight win. Fort Whites Aubrey Callum is pictured above standing at first base. Callum and the Lady Indians return to the field at Keystone Heights on Mar. 6. Lady Tigers swing to 5-2 district win over Ed White on the road Columbia Ed White SinglesScoreSinglesScoreLeilani Melton 3 McKenna Thomas 8 Jamela Smith 8Hanna Wheeler 3 Selwyn Smith 8Breah Nelson 1 Caniya Auston 8Jacqui Balzell 2 Desiree Bacon 3 Kat Lee 8DoublesScoreDoublesScoreLeilani Melton 8McKenna Thomas 3 Selwyn Smith Hanna Wheeler Jamela Smith 8Jacqui Balzell 6 Caniya Auston Breah Nelson*Winners in boldNBAThursdays Games L.A. Lakers 131, Miami 113 Philadelphia 108, Cleveland 97 Brooklyn at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Minnesota at Portland, 10:30 p.m.NHLThursdays Games Carolina 4, Philadelphia 1 Boston 8, Pittsburgh 4 Florida 3, New Jersey 2 Tampa Bay 5, Dallas 4, OT Nashville 4, Edmonton 2 Arizona 5, Minnesota 3 Chicago at San Jose, 10 p.m. Columbus at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALLThursdays Top 25 Games No. 1 Virginia 67, Louisville 66 No. 11 Wichita State 75, UCF 71, OT No. 15 Michigan 77, Iowa 71, OT (Big Ten Tournament) No. 10 Cincinnati 78, Tulane 49 No. 24 Middle Tenn. 82, Western Kentucky 64 No. 19 Arizona vs. Stanford, 10 p.m.WOMENS COLLEGE BASKETBALLThursdays Top 25 Games No. 15 Texas A&M 82, Arkansas 52 (SEC Tournament) No. 23 N.C. State 77, North Carolina 64 (ACC Tournament) No. 25 Mercer 75, Western Carolina 44 (Southern Tournament) No. 12 Tennessee 64, Auburn 61 (SEC Tournament) No. 14 Missouri 59, Mississippi 50 (SEC Tournament)Thursdays scoresJags Fowler player gets probation for hitting manST. PETERSBURG (AP) Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler has been sentenced to a year of probation and 75 hours of community service for a parking lot attack on a man. News outlets report Fowler was sentenced Thursday after pleading no contest to misdemeanor charges of battery, criminal mischief and petty theft. He could still be disciplined by the NFL. St. Petersburg police say Fowler was arrested last July after confronting a man who made a comment about his driving in a parking lot. Authorities say Fowler exchanged words with the man before hitting him. Police say the mans glasses were knocked off and Fowler stepped on them before taking a grocery bag from the man and tossing it in a lake. Fowler played for the University of Florida and was the Jaguars first-round draft pick in 2015.HOF QB Kelly says tests show return of cancerBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly has once again been diagnosed with oral cancer. Kelly released a statement Thursday through his publicist saying he is shocked and deeply saddened by the news, and vows to once again fight to overcome the disease. He did not go into specifics on the diagnoses except to say the cancer was discovered follow ing a test. The diagnosis comes a few weeks after Kelly celebrated his 58th birthday. Kelly had been cancer-free since September 2014 but had been required to undergo routine follow-up testing. He was first diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma, which led to him having sur gery to have a portion of his upper jaw removed in June 2013. Follow-up tests nine months later showed the cancer spread to his sinus, which led to radiation and chemotherapy treat ments. Kelly lost 70 pounds while being treated. The effects of the cancer and treatments led to Kelly having trouble speaking. He could also no longer produce saliva and had lost the sense of taste.Arizona decides to keep Miller as coachTUSCON, Ariz. (AP) Arizona coach Sean Miller vehemently denied a report claiming he discussed a six-figure payment to a recruit on Thursday. Less than three hours later, the school president announced Miller will remain as the 19th-ranked Wildcats coach. After a one-game absence, Miller was back on the side lines when the Wildcats played Stanford on Thursday night in Tucson. The McKale Center crowd stood and cheered as Miller entered the arena just before the pre-game national anthem. He waved to the fans as his players smiled and clapped.ROUNDUP was solid outing from the young bunch last weekend. The Timberwolves didnt go home with any hardware, but the team and more importantly, the program took another step forward. This was a four-year school tournament, and we beat a few four-year schools so it was good, Reger said about improvement. We played better, we got a little bit better See, you got to get yourself on the map. I got recruits coming in for next year and Im still recruiting now. So next years team will be really stronger, a lot stronger than this one I think. Due to a late start, FGC was hindered on the recruiting trail in its first season in decades this past fall. Reger, along with the team, have has since spread word about the team and what the school has to offer. The first-year coach says with an established program now its not as hard to intrigue potential recruits to Lake City. Its competitive out there when youre recruiting, he said. But the unusual thing for us is that were a new mens golf program. And you dont start many of those up in the country, so thats pretty cool that were able to do that. Were attracting a lot of attention now. The Timberwolves finish out the season early next month, playing a few one-day tournaments over the next five weeks. All five of FGCs golfers will be moving on this May, making way for a new crop of guys next season, when the D-II squad will be eligible for postseason play. Newberry senior standouts Brandon Bulla and Sam Stark have already signed on to play at FGC where things are looking up. Its a great opportunity for kids to get themselves established academically, and also compete. FGC Continued From 1B games dramatic moment. With Jacob Garnier pinch running for Gilliam, Blair came up with the games biggest hit to score Garnier and Worrell and put Columbia (4-0, 1-0) ahead. Im getting too old for this. Thats what all these white hairs are. Thats why I had to shave it off, it was getting too white, Columbia coach Brian Thomas said. But that was nice. We can hit a little bit. We hit baseballs right at guys tonight really hard. A foot this way or a foot that way and its probably a little bit different than 2-0 but well take it. Kreighauser and Weinberg arm-dueled one another all night. While Weinberg got his outs with the ball in play finishing with just one strikeout Kreighauser struck out eight and worked his way out of some trouble that included three walks, two hits and two Columbia errors. Gainesville (2-1, 0-1) left five runners in scoring position, going 0-for-4 in those opportunities. I cant say enough about the job Micah did, Thomas said. Hes just in a groove, hes in a rhythm, he wants to be the guy, and in his first district game he had to line up against those guys and play, and Ill tell you what, he was spot on. We had good defense, timely hitting as we like to call it, and it was just a fun night to be here. Kreighauser caught a break in the third inning when Seth Cox reached on an error and Zeb Marquis followed with a hard, deep ball to left field. It looked as if the ball would ricocheted off the wall and allow Cox to score, but instead, the ball bounced over it for a groundrule double that forced Cox to stay at third base. Next batter up, Kreighauser got Chase DeMichele to fly out to left field to end the threat. I actually thought it went over at first and then I saw it was a ground-rule double, Kreighauser said. I actually thought the runner on third was supposed to score but I was really relieved he didnt score. Really relieved. Kreighauser was also relieved to see Blair deliver the games only runs. Although he didnt pitch the seventh due to pitch count, he was confident Gilliam would shut the door with the lead. Them putting a two-spot up when I came out, I felt comfortable for Cal going out and shutting them out so Im happy with a win, Kreighauser said. Columbia travels to Gainesville tonight for another meeting at 7 p.m. Daveion Love will start on the mound for the Tigers, with Joseph Strong likely getting the ball for the Hurricanes. thing is just to stay focused and do what you can control. Shelnut wasnt the only pitcher who threw heat Thursday night. Santa Fes Dustin Beckelheimer, who finished with seven strikeouts, kept the contest scoreless until the third when Shelnut drove in teammate Ethan Perkins. Fort White added another run in the same frame on a fielding error which allowed Shelnut across home plate. Santa Fe earned its only run of the night during the fourth as Aidan DAgostino scored on a Fort White fielding error. While the errant throw cut their lead in half, the Indians were rarely threatened again thanks to strong pitching and defense. We played great defense, Julius said. The wind was howling pretty good out there. That was a concern. We had one pop up to the infield, that was way up there, and we did a good job staying under it. We didnt get the punch-out, we got the out. Fort White continues its fourgame homestand Tuesday night against P.K. Yonge.CHRISTINA FEAGIN/Special to the ReporterFort White left fielder Brant Parker takes a swing during the District 5-5A matchup against Santa Fe. Continued From 1BJORDAN KROEGER/Lake City ReporterJacob Garnier scores during the sixth inning Tuesday night vs. GHS. TIGERS Continued From 1B