Lake City ReporterTHURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2018 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | $1.00 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 143, No. 244 TODAYS WEATHER Opinion . . . . . . 4A Obituaries . . . . . . 5A Puzzles . . . . . . . 2B Advice & Comics . . 3B DR. SEUSS NIGHTAt Summers Elementary, 3A. 61 34Sunny Get pointers on West Point from U.S. Rep. Dunn, Story below + PLUS >> Tricky Ricky comes callingSCHOOLS Top award for local teacherSHINESee Page 5A See Page 3A GUN BILL PASSES; GOING TO GOV. Cuts deal with state board; will pay fine and accept reprimand.COUNTY COMMISSIONBy CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comTaxpayer money went to a fencing company while its bank accounts were in the hands of County Commissioner Rusty DePratter, who has agreed to pay a $1,000 fine and subject himself to a public reprimand for ethics violations. The Florida Commission on Ethics found probable cause to support allegations against DePratter for using his position for personal gain and having a relationship with a company when it did business with the county, according to recently acquired documents. In 2013, the county paid $450 to North Florida Fence Company, which DePratter owned, according an investigative summary from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. The next year, that number jumped to $27,067. In 2015, when DePratter and other commissioners unanimously voted to award a contract to NFFP, the county paid $88,346 to the business. ETHICS continued on 2A DePratterFrom staff and wire reportsThe Florida House passed a school safety bill late Wednesday that includes new restrictions on rifle sales and a program to arm some teachers, sending the measure to the governor for his signature. The vote of 67-50 reflected a mix of Republicans and Democrats in support and opposition. The measure, a response to the shootings at a Parkland high school that left 17 dead, is supported by the victims families. Republican Rep. Elizabeth Porter of Lake City called the bill the first step toward securing our schools against persons that would harm our children and families. HOUSE continued on 2A BOAT & ATV SALE March 8-11 OVER 100 QUALITY BOATS & VEHICLES FOR SALE! BEST PRICES OF THE YEAR FINANCING AVAILABLE ON THE SPOTColumbia County Fairgrounds | SW Bascom Norris Dr. | LAKE CITY, FL QUALITY PRE-OWNED BOATS IN STOCKServing the North Florida area for over 60 years.DePratter in ethics squeeze Openness measure gets cool receptionBy CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comA measure to encourage companies to be transparent when they ask for tax breaks was met with a cool reception at an Economic Development Advisory Board meeting Wednesday. The board, which couldnt take official action due to a lack of a quorum, discussed a resolution that would require companies that have invoked their EDAB continued on 2A Photos by COREY ARWOOD/Lake City ReporterTOP: John Lashley, of Hines Electrical and Communication, works on the wiring to The Palace, an addition to Marion Street Deli and Pub described by owner Ron Robbins as an Irish pub and pool hall. CENTER: Lashley looks over the schematics of what will become a brew room and serving area inside the renovated historic downtown building. BOTTOM: Brewery vats await the hops, malt, yeast and water combinations that will ferment into their specific kinds of brews soon to be served in the downtown deli and pubs new addition.Going upscale downtown Get pointers on West Point from U.S. Rep. DunnBy COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comLocal students interested in attending one of the nations five military service academies can learn about the competitive schools from academy officials at an event arranged by a local congressman. Rep. Neal Dunn will make an appearance Saturday at the Florida Gateway College library in Lake City from 9-11 a.m., a public information officer with Dunns office said. The 2018 United States Military Service Academy Day was organized to provide information to local students, and their parents, interested in pursuing DUNN continued on 2A DunnSTATE Porter: First step toward securing our schools. Porter A3
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Psalms 98:4 (KJV) When you blame others, you give up your power for growth and change. Dr. Robert Anthony Thought for Today Winning Lottery Numbers Pick 3: (Wednesday midday) 8-2-5 Pick 4: (Wednesday midday) 2-7-1-0 Pick 5: (Wednesday midday) 2-6-4-2-4 QUICK HITS DePratter had sold the business by then, but retained access to its bank accounts, FDLE reported. In September 2016, DePratter received a letter from Third Circuit State Attorney Jeff Siegmeister informing him of a probe into his conduct while in office. Included was an investi gative summary from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement regarding whether DePratter violated ethics or breached the public trust. The Commission on Ethics executive director reviewed the referral and decided it was sufficient for further action. The six-member ethics board voted to investigate DePratter on Oct. 21, 2016. A January 2018 report lists the accusations against DePratter, which included violations of state law for using inside knowledge to buy land adjacent to Old Wire Road, the proposed site of a county paving project. The ethics board found no probable cause to support six of the eight allegations, but DePratter admitted to the facts behind the two for which he faces the fine and public r eprimand. Former Clerk of Court Finance Director Jared Blanton told investigators he informed DePratter in January 2014 there were concerns over the appear ance that Columbia County had conducted business with NFFC, while the com pany was still owned by Commissioner DePratter , according to a 2016 FLDE investigative report. Blanton brought his concerns to then-County Manager Dale Williams, but heard nothing about it until three months later, when DePratter visited his office to say he no longer owned NFFC. In an April 2014 email, DePratter told Blanton he still helped NFFC, but received no payments from the company. Pursuant to this email, Columbia County resumed business with NFFC, according to FDLEs investigative summary. Documents from the Clerk of Court show a significant increase of business between Columbia County and NFFC between 2013 and 2015, FDLE wrote. DePratter was the County Commission chairman when the board approved giving NFFC a contract for its fencing projects. During the meeting, DePratter disclosed that he used to own the company but was no longer affiliated with it, according to audio recordings. DePratter told investiga tors he had asked County Attor ney Joel Foreman how he should proceed given that he was the companys former owner. He said that Mr. Foreman advised him to vote because he sold the company and was no longer affiliated with it, accord ing to the Commission on Ethics preliminary investi gation. Recor ds from the Florida Department of State Division of Corporations show DePratter and his ex-wife incorporated NFFC in 1991. In 2013, DePratters ex-wife was removed as an officer of the company, making him president. In 2007, the vice presi dent, Richard Register, was r emoved and DePratter became the sole person listed on the companys annual reports until March 2014, when his name was replaced by James Durrance. That same month, a deposit of $99,093 from American Title Services of Lake City was made to DePratters bank account. Notation on the check indicates the transac tion was for NW W ashington Street. The Property Appraisers website indicates the prop erty was bought by James and Shannon Durrance from DePratter on March 20, 2014 for $125,000. Although the address for NFFC was listed as a post office box, a search for NW Washington Street in Lake City, FL revealed it was the compa nys physical address. DePratter continued to be listed as an authorized user of the NFFC bank accounts, which he claimed was an oversight, according to the ethics board. Dur rance wasnt added as an authorized user until Oct. 14, 2014. A Dec. 24, 2013 docu ment lists Durrance as NFFCs manager The Clerk of Court wrote 11 checks to NFFC totaling $90,476. In his capacity as the commission chairman, DePratter signed seven of the checks for a combined amount of $85,585. At that time, DePratter continued to be an autho rized user of NFFCs bank account. DePratter told investiga tors checks were signed electr onically and he never manually signed one as chairman. According to DePratters profile with the Division of Corporations, he was also the owner and agent of S&S Wholesale Fence. Bank records for that company show 13 of the 18 deposits made between January 2013 and October 2015 were from NFFC, totaling $25,238. DePratter maintained he sold the company because of the right person asking him to sell the business at the right time and that after the sale, he was no longer involved with the business and accepted no compensation, according to documents from the Commission on Ethics. DePratter told the ethics board that the accusations have affected the manner in which he conducts him self as a public official in a positive way, the ethics board wrote. DePratter declined com ment for this story.college education and training at a military service academy, a press release about the event stated. Our military service academies are some of the most rigorous and prestigious universities in the country. The bar is high and the competi tion is stiff to earn entry into our service academies. I welcome students fr om across the Second District to come out to one of our informational sessions to learn about how they can get a great education and serve their country, Dunn wrote in a statement to The Lake City Reporter. The exclusive admission and applications process to the acade mies requires that a student receive a nomination to the school from a member of Congress or even the vice president and will be discussed by officials from the academies and their respective military branches, Dunn said. A press release stated representa tives from the U.S. Military Academy (W est Point), the Air Force, Coast Guard, Merchant Marine and Naval academies will attend. The Columbia County event is one of three organized Saturday, with Leon and Bay, Dunns home county, following later that day. Dunn represents the Second Congressional District of Florida and served as a U.S. Army surgeon before moving to Bay County where he is a practicing urologist and surgeon. DUNNContinued From 1A ETHICSContinued From 1AA January 2018 report lists the accusations against DePratter, which included violations of state law for using inside knowledge to buy land adjacent to Old Wire Road, the proposed site of a county paving project. The ethics board found no probable cause to support six of the eight allegations, but DePratter admitted to the facts behind the two for which he faces the fine and public reprimand. legal right to confidentiality to meet with County Attorney Joel Foreman. If approved, the resolution would go to the Columbia County Board of County Commissioners. Economic development officials are legally compelled to honor a companys request for secrecy, but the resolution would express the countys strong preference that the identity of applicants for incentives, as well as their plans and intentions, be publicly disclosed prior to deliberation by the Economic Development Advisory Board on any request by the applicant for economic development incentives. It is forcing them to make a decision about how important confidentiality is, said County Attorney Joel Foreman, who drafted the resolution at the request of board member and County Commission Chairman Tim Murphy. Board member Jeff Simmons worried the resolution would harm the countys reputation among potential economic development partners. You got to be careful that you dont shoot yourself in the foot unintentionally, Simmons said. Theyre looking for reasons to eliminate locations. Tax revenue job numbers are whats important in a project, Simmons said. It doesnt matter who it is, he said. Board member Terry Dicks said Simmons was hitting the nail on the head. We need to think about these things before we go playing with them, Dicks said. Murphy said Dicks and Simmons made good points, but there was more than enough time to tweak the resolution and address their concerns. This is nothing thats going to be rushed to the Board [of County Commissioners], he said. Success is us doing it right in the confidence of the community, Murphy added. EDABContinued From 1A The bill may not be perfect, she told the Lake City Reporter Wednesday night. No bill is. But we cannot afford to do nothing in the face of evil. As with all bills, as time marches on and more information comes to light about how we can best protect our schools from madmen, I am sure that future policymakers will add to or change it in order to make it the most effective law they can, while being mindful of our constitutional rights. Democratic Rep. Kristin Jacobs, whose district includes Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, said she did not like the idea of arming teachers, but she voted yes. The bill would raise the minimum age to buy rifles from 18 to 21 and create a waiting period on sales of the weapons. It would also create a so-called guard ian program that would l et school employees and many teachers carry hand guns if they go through law enfor cement training and if the school district decides to participate in the program. Other provisions would create new mental health programs for schools; estab lish an anonymous tip line wher e students and oth ers could report threats to schools, ban bump stocks and improve communica tion between schools, law enfor cement and state agen cies.The Associated Press contributed to this story. HOUSEContinued From 1A A2
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The book is about Tricky Ricky, a bull being born on a ranch and his dream was to be big and strong like his daddy, a former World National Final Rodeo bucking bull Rowdy Ricky. Hospital agreement ends budget standoff for Florida LegislatureTALLAHASSEE Helping end a budget impasse, lawmakers have agreed to keep a current Medicaid payment formula for hospitals and to increase funding for nursing homes by $40 million, the Senates top health care budget writer confirmed Wednesday afternoon. The agreement allowed the chambers to close out a roughly $87 billion spending plan for the fiscal year that starts July 1. Senate Health and Human Services Appropriations Chairwoman Anitere Flores, R-Miami, confirmed the deal on hospital and nursing-home funding. Jan Gorrie, a lobbyist with the firm Ballard Partners who represents health care clients such as Tampa General Hospital, said the decision maintains access to care provided by our states safety net hospitals. Emmett Reed, executive director of the Florida Health Care Association, a major nursing-home group, issued a statement thanking legislative leaders for the additional money. The funding boost, which was a priority of Senate President Joe Negron, comes as the Medicaid payment system for nursing homes is poised to change this year. Reed said the additional money will go a long way to enhance quality and help care providers as they transition to the states new payment system this October.The News Service of Florida
I feel a sense of loss, sadness, anger and disgust, after the recent massacre at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. No child should experience the fear while attending school they could lose their life. Unfortunately, this may be the current reality of the times in which we live. There are no overnight solutions. Here are some suggestions. SecuritySchools in this nation, public or private, should be secure. This would necessitate a secure perimeter with limited, supervised access. Vehicle traffic on campus should have tag numbers photo documented. Metal detectors at a limited number of building entrances are needed with restrictions on types of packages entering the building, commercial deliveries included, subject to X-ray scanning, while maintaining a detailed electronic photo log of visitors. Manned security checkpoints should be in place during the entire school day along with law enforcement patrolling of the campuses. After-hours security is indicated to prevent placement of dangerous devices. All procedures should be integrated with a central video monitoring and recording system manned 24/7. A good beginning, but the cost would be astronomical! It would be a good taxpayer investment in our youth. Semi-automatic weapons Not trying to step on Second Amendment rights. Seriously ask yourself, does a common citizen need a rapid-fire weapon, with ammunition in multi-round magazines, capable of ripping a human body to shreds? You cannot hunt with the weapon as it would destroy your game. Restricting these weapons to the public and having them only available to our military and/or law enforcement should at least be discussed. There are currently restrictions in place as to kinds of weapons someone can possess. Consider citizens are currently restricted from possessing items such as hand grenades, portable missile launchers or even nuclear bombs! In the past, a common citizen could not own any restricted weapons used by our military. If our country is invaded, then we would trust and depend on our military for defense, their sworn duty. True, the early Revolutionary citizen militias were formed to free us from British domination. Different times, different situations. Debate will continue. We will likely never be able to completely make rapid fire weapons unavailable. There will always be a dealer and a purchaser. These weapons would be acquired in an underground/black market fashion; got the money, they have the weapon. Manufacturers of these weapons and ammunition could be restricted to only sell to government defense and law enforcement agencies, under signed fixed contracts, for public protection and to maintain a superior tactical ability to confront crime. Removing the unmodified AR-15 type weapons already legally owned by responsible gun owners would present a problem. For any weapon purchase, a five-day cooling off period and a full federal background check should be required. Minimum age of purchase 21; two-view photo and fingerprints required. Must prove US citizenship with valid ID. All sources of information should be available and checked off on a standardized, computerized government data base checklist showing completed reviews of, school records, medical records, military records, law enforcement agency records along with information from past and present employers. A consent granting access to these records can be signed at the time of application, completed by a licensed weapons dealer; no signed consent, no application submitted. Any felonies or major, unresolved mental health issues, no gun sale. Private sales unfortunately would be difficult to regulate. Privacy rights need to be weighed vs. public protection.Mental healthResources are sorely lacking to identify and treat mental health issues in this country. There are parents/caregivers with adolescent children displaying similar behavior the perpetrator of the Parkland shooting demonstrated during his adolescence. Some of these parents/caregivers are aware their child may be a ticking time bomb. Schools need adequate trained personnel with screening tools to identify and report problems early. But seeking treatment is severely limited through the schools and may not be covered by medical insurance. When it is, the service provider is sometimes terribly substandard, overwhelmed by patient volume, and believe for the most part that the only solution is to medicate. These children need continued, supervised, competent one to one or group therapy along with regulated, appropriate medications. This may need to be in a communal or institutionalized setting. Troubled children need an outlet, guided by qualified professionals, allowing them to vent in regular therapy sessions. Emergency crisis phone numbers should be provided for 24/7 access to a mental health provider. Solutions to modify the behavior should be discussed with the parents/caregivers. Better talking it out than taking inappropriate, dangerous actions. Cost of most inpatient services is prohibitive. It can be thousands of dollars a month! Media and entertainment The video game and entertainment industries have escalated, inflamed, glorified and reinforced inappropriate violent behavior. The level of violence displayed in products produced by these industries is out of control. Video games show humans being slaughtered, dismembered, tortured and degraded with no consequences. When the game is over, the child goes back and plays it again, some to the point of addiction. Though adult rated, children easily acquire the violent games. Many movies are released having ratings for violence for showing the same type of human carnage. A theater will restrict entry (unless parents accompany the child) but it can be rented, seen on cable/satellite or purchased without a problem. Parents/caregivers are ultimately responsible, but they cannot be with a child 24/7. Peer pressure to observe and mimic behavior seen in these forms of entertainment is overwhelming. Television programs geared toward reality TV, have also inflamed and reinforced some childrens ongoing inappropriate behavior. Children talking back to parents, parents being displayed either as ignorant or all tolerant of any type of behavior has become the norm. Respect for other people, authority figures, or individual religious beliefs is for the most part nonexistent. Work for positive change in our society. Communicate with your elected officials and your child! 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. 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BY EMAIL: email@example.com Thursday, March 8, 2018 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding 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 GUEST COLUMN OUR OPINIONKeep EDAB transparency plan intactIt was disappointing to see so few members show up for Wednesday mornings meeting of the Economic Development Advisory Board, and even more disappointing to hear such lack of enthusiasm for a well-crafted plan to inject transparency into incentive deals with possible business suitors. The new measure would make clear the county disfavors secrecy and would prefer companies not invoke a state law allowing them to keep their identities under wraps until they have their full complement of taxpayer cash. Regardless, the board couldnt muster a quorum and had to adjourn without official action after a fair amount more grousing. The plan is to send the measure back to County Attorney Joel Foreman for some fine-tuning, we are told. Thats fine as long as it doesnt quietly get morphed into something its not. County Commission and EDAB Chairman Tim Murphy, who helped pioneer this measure, needs to stand his ground against the naysayers and keep the core of this important piece of legislation intact. Associated Press TODAY IN HISTORY Making our schools safer Richard Poole lives in Lake City.On this date: In 1854, U.S. Commodore Matthew C. Perry made his second landing in Japan; within a month, he concluded a treaty with the Japanese. In 1862, during the Civil War, the ironclad CSS Virginia rammed and sank the USS Cumberland and heavily damaged the USS Congress, both frigates, off Newport News, Virginia. In 1874, the 13th president of the United States, Millard Fillmore, died in Buffalo, New York, at age 74. In 1917, Russias February Revolution (referring to the Old Style calendar) began in Petrograd; the result was the abdication of the Russian monarchy in favor of a provisional government. The U.S. Senate voted to limit filibusters by adopting the cloture rule. In 1930, the 27th president of the United States, William Howard Taft, died in Washington at age 72. In 1944, two days after an initial strike, U.S. heavy bombers resumed raiding Berlin during World War II. In 1965, the United States landed its first combat troops in South Vietnam as 3,500 Marines arrived to defend the U.S. air base at Da Nang. In 1971, Joe Frazier defeated Muhammad Ali by decision in what was billed as The Fight of the Century at Madison Square Garden in New York. Silent film comedian Harold Lloyd died in Beverly Hills, California, at age 77. In 1975, Academy Award-winning movie director George Stevens (Film: Giant) died in Lancaster, California, at age 70. Richard Poole There are parents/ caregivers with adolescent children displaying similar behavior the Parkland shooter showed during his adolescence. Some of these parents/ caregivers are aware their child may be a ticking time bomb.
T HURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2018 LOCAL LAKE CITY REPORTER 5A SECOND ANNUALTee Up for the ArtsGOLF FUNDRAISER Saturday, March 10, 2018 8:00 AM Shotgun Start The Country Club of Lake CityPRESENTED BY YOUR LOCAL NON-PROFITS: ART LEAGUE OF NORTH FLORIDA & GATEWAY ART GALLERYThe cost is $65 per person in a 4-person scramble and includes one round of golf, beverages on course and lunch along with prizes for 1st Place Net, 2nd Place Net, and Hole-in-One. Well also hold a rae for a YETI Cooler! CORPORATE SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE Please contact Gateway Art Gallery at 168 N. Marion Ave., Lake City, FL 32055 or 386-752-5229. SECOND ANNUAL Tee Up for the Arts GOLF FUNDRAISER Saturday, March 10, 2018 8:00 AM Shotgun Start The Country Club of Lake CityALL GOLFERS INVITED! FUN, FOOD, PRIZES! WALK-IN CLINICNO APPOINTMENT NECESSARYBAYA URGENT CARE & WALK-IN CLINIC Lyndsey Jones MSN, ARNP, FNP-C READERS CHOICE 2 0 1 7 2 0 1 7 B E B E B E S E S E S T o T o T o f o f o f f t t t h t h t h t h t h h e B B B E S E S E S T S T S T B E S T o f t h e B E S T Cuts, Bumps & Bruises WELCOME ONE OF OUR NEWEST MEDICAL PROVIDERS!OBITUARIES Glenn Granger Hoggard-AutreyGlenn Granger Hoggard-Autrey died peacefully at her home in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, on March 2, 2018. She was born on August 2, 1925 in Shamrock, Dixie County, Florida, to Riley Gordon Granger and Merle Van Sickel Granger. The family followed the lumber business living in Branford, Kissimmee, and Lake City, Florida. After attend ing Montverde Academy in central Florida, she went to Brenau Academy in Gainesville, Georgia from which she graduated. She met and married William A. Hoggard, Jr., M.D. of NC, and they eventually settled in Elizabeth City where he established a medical practice, and they made their home. Glenn and Bill raised and loved three boys and lived happily until his death in 1992. In 1999, Glenn married Daniel L. Autrey, Jr. of Kissimmee, Florida. Glenn and Dan split their time between Elizabeth City and Kissimmee before settling permanently in Elizabeth City where they lived until Dan's death in 2008. Glenn remained in her home and enjoyed her family and friends. She was always an avid reader, and before health issues slowed her down, she loved playing bridge. Glenn was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Patsy and Marjorie; a brother, Riley Gordon, Jr.; a baby daughter; husbands, Bill Hoggard and Dan Autrey; and son, Riley Hoggard. She is survived by sons, Alden Hoggard (Patty) of Elizabeth City and Tim Hoggard (Martha) of Micanopy, FL; Riley's widow, Enid of Gulf Breeze, FL; four grandchildren, Brynna Hoggard of London, England, Justin Hoggard of Brooklyn, NY, Max Hoggard (Morgan) of Charlottes ville, VA and Molly Hoggard of San Diego, CA; step-grandsons, Sy Davis and Sam Davis (Adrienne); and great-granddaughters Kellen, Adalyn and Emberlin Davis. She is also survived by her sister, Doris Granger Butler (Art); niece, Ann Butler Brown (Tom) and nephew, Art Butler, Jr. (Linda) of Lake City, FL and their families, a niece Patti Bert Hoggard, nephews, Jim Hoggard and Mike Hoggard and their families. In addition, Glenn is survived by Dan's children, Danny Autrey (Michele), Carolyn Phillips (Mike), Susan Roda (Frank) and Connie Woosley (Lloyd) and their families, and a forever family friend, Norman Young of Jacksonville, FL. be held on Friday, March 9, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Twiford Memorial Chapel, Church St., with the ing. The family will gather with friends and relatives immediately following the service in the lobby of the funeral home and at other times greet persons at the home of Alden and Patty Hoggard, 618 Small Drive, Elizabeth City, NC. The family welcomes rial gifts in memory of Glenn Hoggard-Autrey to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to one's favorite charity. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the HoggardAutrey family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com Kalandra Nicole RileyKalandra Nicole Riley age 29 resident of Lake City, FL, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018 as results received due to an automobile accident. She is the daughter of Mrs. Gloria Perry and Pastor Benjamin Perry, Sr. and was a member of House of Miracle. She was educated in the Public schools of Columbia County. Kalandra is survived by her husband Brandon Riley, three children; Bannyaja Robinson, Brand Do Robinson, Bray'Don Robinson, her siblings Jerico Underwood, Benjamin Perry, Jr., Shante Maxwell and Benquetta Doe. A host of aunts, uncles, other relatives and devoted friends. Funeral service for Kalandra Nicole Riley will be held 11:00am Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Olivet Missionary Baptist Church, Lake City, FL with terment will follow in Lake Jackson Cemetery in Wellborn, FL. Family will receive friends Friday, march 9, 2018 at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel from 6:00pm until 7:00pm. Arrangements entrusted to: COOPER FUNERAL HOME 251 NE Washington Street, Lake City, FL. Willis O. Cooper, L.F.D. r fnt br frfrnnt Governor recognizes teacher with Shine AwardFrom staff reportsWednesday, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Gov. Rick Scott recognized eight educators with the Governors Shine Award. The Shine Award is presented to teachers and administrators in Florida who make significant contributions to the field of education. Florida educators go above and beyond to help students get a quality education, and Im proud to recognize these outstanding educators today, Scott said Wednesday. In Florida, we support our teachers so they have every resource they need to help students succeed. Robin Heeke of Fort White High School was one of the teachers recognized. Heeke has 20 years of teaching experience, with the last 17 at Fort White, where she teaches Advanced Placement (AP) Government and Politics, AP U.S. History and AP World History. She was the 2017 Columbia County District Teacher of the Year.CALENDAR COURTESY OFFICE OF THE GOVERNORFort White High School teacher Robin Heeke (ninth from left) was one of eight educators to receive Gov. Rick Scotts Shine Award during Wednesdays Florida Cabinet meeting in Tallahassee. TodayGardening questions?UF/IFAS Master Gardeners are available from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Columbia County Extension Office, 971 W. Duval St., Lake City. Stop by or call 386-752-5384 to receive research-based infor mation from university trained volunteers.DAR meetingThe Edward Rutledge Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its monthly meeting at 10:30 a.m. in Room 102 of Wilson S. Rivers Library on the campus of Florida Gateway College. The speaker will be Brad Wheeler, who will present a program on Cemeteries and Funeral Homes: Family History and Historic Preservation. Visitors always welcome. For more information, call 386-752-2903.Bingo games at American LegionBingo games are offered every Sunday, Monday and Thursday at 6:45 p.m. at the American Legion Post 57, 2602 SW Main Blvd. in Lake City. There are three $250 jackpots each night. Quarter games are played at 3 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays. Refreshments are avail able at reasonable prices. For mor e information, call 752-7776.FridayDriver safety eventAn AARP Smart Driver Course will be held at 9 a.m. at Lake City Medical Center. Refresh your driv ing skills and know the new rules of the road. Learn research-based driving strategies to help you stay safe behind the wheel. Receive a three-year auto insurance dis count after completion (call insurance agent for details). There are no tests to pass. Register by calling 386-755-0522.Health/wellness lunchThe Columbia Wellness Initiative, a monthly program promoting and educating the residents of Columbia County on healthy living and complete well ness, will be held at noon at the Lake Shore Hospital Authority, 259 NE Franklin St., Lake City. The presentation will feature Jim South, a park service specialist with OLeno State Park. A complimentary lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m. For more information, call 386-754-7083.Free tax prepThe Columbia County UF/ IFAS Extension Office is accept ing appointments for free tax fil ing. Appointments are available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. For more information, call 386-752-5384 or stop by the extension office at 971 W. Duval St., Lake City.Antique engine and tractor showAntique garden tractors and more will be featured today and Saturday at Circle R Ranch, 8355 S. U.S. Highway 441, Lake City (5 miles north of I-75, Exit 414 or about 9 miles south of Lake City on Highway 441.) Special events on Saturday include Columbia County Sheriffs Office K-9 Unit demonstrations and several car clubs from the Lake City area holding a cruise-in. For more information, call 386-754-7083.Spring book saleThe Columbia County Public Library West Branch (435 NW Hall of Fame Drive, off U.S. Highway 90 just past Interstate 75) is holding a spring book sale through April 30. Fill a bag with books for $3. For more information, call 386-758-1321 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Movie in the ParkMagnolia Pediatrics will cele brate its 10th anniversary with a free community screening of Coco at 7 p.m. at the Babe Ruth Building (by the playground) at Southside Sports Complex, 1963 SW Bascom Norris Drive, Lake City. Free popcorn and cup (while supplies last). Bring a chair or blanket. A meet and greet will kick off the event at 6 p.m. For more information, call 386-7196500.Dinner and dancing Dances are held each Friday night from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Lifestyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Court (behind Baya Pharmacy). $7 admission. Bring a dish or dessert to share. All pro ceeds benefit the center. Call 386755-0235 for more information.SaturdayGolf fundraiserThe Art League of North Florida and Gateway Art Gallery invite the community to participate in the second Tee Up for The Arts event. The event will have an 8 a.m. shotgun start at the Country Club at Lake City. The cost is $65 per person in a four-person scram ble. Price includes golf, beverages on course, lunch and prizes. Call the gallery at 386-752-5229 with questions. The event is one of the largest fundraising events for the nonprofit art league and gallery. Farmers marketThe Lake DeSoto Farmers Market is open every Saturday in the parking lot at Marion Avenue and Duval Street, across from the Courthouse Annex. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visitors will find vegetables, dairy products, eggs and baked goods. In most cases, produce is locally grown in small gardens with no pesticides or chemical fertilizers. Columbia County Riding Club activitiesSpeed events are held the second and fourth Saturday of each month February through June and then resume the fourth Saturday of August though November. Leadline starts at 5 p.m., exhibi tion at 5:30 p.m. and ride starts at 6 p.m.Potluck dinnerA potluck dinner at 7 p.m. and dancing from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. occurs each Saturday at either Lake Butler Elementary School or Lake Butler Social Club. Dress code is casual dressy and special occasion. Admission is $10 for club members or $12 for guests. To confirm dancing location, call Sharon Davis at 813-679-5390.
6A T HURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2018 SCHOOLS LAKE CITY REPORTER To leave an anonymous tip on a possible dangerous situation concerning Columbia County schools, call tollfree, (866) 295-7303. To leave an anonymous message on a possible truancy problem in Columbia County schools, call 758-4947. Items for the school page should be dropped off or mailed to the Lake City Reporter, 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, FL 32055; faxed to (386) 752-9400; or e-mailed to email@example.com by 5 p.m. Thursdays.CLASS NOTES Bulletin BoardNEWS ABOUT OUR SCHOOLS Test notice for home education students in Columbia CountyHome education students are eligible to participate in the Florida Statewide Assessments with Columbia County Schools. Parents interested in their child participating should contact Belinda Austin in the Choice Education office by calling 386-758-4935 or emailing austinb@colum biak12.com.Open enrollment underwayThe Columbia County School District is accepting applications for student school choice controlled open enrollment for the 2018-19 school year through April 20. Enrollment forms are available at www.columbiak12. com or in person at the county office, 372 W. Duval St., Lake City. The following schools are eligible for open enrollment: Five Points Elementary, Fort White High School, Niblack Elementary, Richardson Sixth Grade Academy and Summers Elementary. Parents will be notified by letter after May 1 regarding the status of their application. For more information, call 386-755-8000.ReadingPals volunteers neededVolunteers are needed for United Way of Suwannee Valleys ReadingPals initiative. ReadingPals is an early literacy initiative focused on screening, training and engaging volunteer reading coaches. The program supports kindergarten students in beginning their school careers with the necessary literacy tutoring to overcome deficiencies at the preschool level. For more, contact ReadingPals coordinator Rebecca Layman at 752-5604, Ext. 108, or firstname.lastname@example.org.Staff reportsCOURTESY PHOTOS Tykes on trikesIts never too early to learn the rules of the road, and Shannon Ventrys voluntary pre-K students at Fort White Elementary did just that recently in a tricycle derby. The children were encouraged to bring their owntrikes and helmets. A fantastic, road-worthy time was had by all. ABOVE: Ventry leads a tandem tricycle driven by Luke Stoddard in the tricycle derby, while paraprofessional Emily Hinson supervises riders at the finish line. LEFT: Cassie Crawley (left) and Annabella Redd pedal down the sidewalk at Fort White Elementary during the tricycle derby.
Lake City Reporter SPORTS Thursday, March 8, 2018 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas? Contact Eric Jackson or Jordan Kroeger754-0420 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org (1975) Columbias baseball team cruised past Ribault 12-4 for its first win of the season. The Tigers were led by Leroy Sherrod who knocked in three runs and scored three times. CHS pitcher Mike Kahlich contributed seven strong innings. (1979) Lake City Community Colleges softball team routed Valencia Community College 15-5 in the LCCC Invitational. Karen Kelly led the Lady Timberwolves going 4-4 with three home runs, including a grand slam in the tournament win. (1983) Longtime Columbia football coach Danny Owens resigned from the staff, citing his desire to spend more time with family. Owens, who was once a standout player at CHS, had coached the teams secondary for the previous nine years.GATORS FALL COMING UP THEY SAY ITS YOUR BIRTHDAY TODAYS TOP TICKETGainesville at Columbia, 7 p.m CHS softball is set for tonights District 3-7A game against Gainesville. The Lady Tigers enter the game looking for another league win after edging Middleburg 5-1 Tuesday night. The second annual golf event, presented by the Art League of North Florida and the Gateway Art Gallery, takes place Saturday. The event will have with a shotgun start at Country Club at Lake City. The cost is $65.00 per person in a 4-person scramble. Included are golf, beverages on course, lunch and prizes. The Art league of North Florida is a non-profit organization. Call (386) 7525229 for more information. Ducks Unlimited will be holding its banquet at 6 p.m. on March 10 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. For more information, please call 386752-4184.ON THIS DATE Hines Ward (42) Buck Williams (58), Kenny Smith (53), Jim Rice (65), Don Werner (65), Joel Johnston (51), Jason Elam (48), Steve Sarkisian, (44), Juan Encarnacion (42), Nicolas Armindo (36), Armanti Edwards (30), Shaun Gayle (56).BY THE NUMBER15 Columbia wide receiver TJ Jones picked up his 15th colUniversity is the latest school to offer the junior standout. Jones list also includes the likes of Louisville, Boston College, Purdue, Duke and others.From staff reportsGAINESVILLE Florida fell to UCF 4-2 on Wednesday night at McKethan Stadium in Gainesville. UCF struck first in the opening frame. Ray Alejo led off the game with a double and Rylan Thomas made it 2-0 with his fourth home run of the season. Both starting pitchers settled in and kept the offenses in check until the bottom of the fifth, when UCF starter Joe Sheridan lost control and walked four batters to allow the Gators to get on the board. Florida starter Jordan Butler was solid after allowing the home run in the first inning, giving up just one hit over the next four innings before being replaced by Tommy Mace. The Knights immediately got the run back in the sixth inning on Matthew Mikas solo home run to left field. UCF made it 4-1 in the seventh with a RBI single from pinch hitter Chandler Robertson. Blake Reeses RBI single in the eighth cut the deficit to two runs, but the Gators left the bases loaded as UCF closer Bryce Tucker escaped the inning. PREP BASEBALL Out of the storm and into the KnightFILE Columbia shortstop Dylan Blair strolls into third base against West Nassau on Feb. 22.By JORDAN KROEGERjkroeger@lakecityreporter.comTheyre a familiar foe, and one likely out for revenge. The Columbia Tigers know very well whats in store the next two nights against the Vanguard Knights, the team they swept during the regular season in 2017 and then beat again for the District 3-7A title. Its a two-game series with 6:30 p.m. starts thatll shape the standings for both teams in a district thats deadlocked through two games. Columbia split its two games against Gainesville last week while Vanguard went 1-1 against Middleburg. The Tigers (4-1, 1-1) won last years meetings by a combined score of 21-4, but head coach Brian Thomas doesnt want his players thinking itll be that easy again. Otherwise, the tables could turn tonight at Vanguard and Friday in Lake City. Theyre scrappy. They always are. Theyre a tough kid down there. Thats the school, and they for sure want a little bit of payback, Thomas said after Wednesdays practice. Im sure those things are being talked about, hey look, you can play with them, you owe them, get after them, and they will. Thats what we just got done talking about, they will absolutely get after you and dont let them go out there and break your heart. The Knights (3-3, 1-1) may have lost last years ace Kyler Adams, but that doesnt mean a return to the postseason is out of the question. Things didnt look good last Thursday when Middleburg took the first game 11-1 in six innings, but Vanguard bounced back one night later with a 4-3 in eight innings. It was a resilient victory for the Knights, who fell behind 2-0 early before coming back to take a 3-2 lead only to blow the save in the seventh. Theyre sneaky good. If you dont come with your A-game theyre going to beat you. CHS moves on from loss to GHS, faces VHS Knights for two-game series. COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREP SOFTBALLJEN CHASTEEN/Special to the ReporterColumbia pitcher Sofia Arata delivers a pitch win the Santa Fe Invitational this past week end. Arata filled in along with Whitney Lee for the injured CrisDeona Beasley, who returned Tuesday against Middleburg. Beasley is expected to start tonight against Gainesville.By ERIC JACKSONejackson@lakecityreporter.comBoth teams are relentless. Both teams hate to lose. But there will be only one winner when Columbia and Gainesville clash for the first time this season tonight. The Lady Tigers look to keep up their hot start to the year in a highly-anticipated District 3-7A tilt against the undefeated Lady Hurricanes. Both teams are trying to stake their claim as the districts best, set to collide for the first time since Columbias improbable regional semifinal comeback win at home last May. The reigning league champs hope to protect their house again tonight. GHS is always a great team to play, Columbia coach Trudy Andrews said. Our girls love the challenge. They love the friendly rivalry in it all. They know GHS is a great team. And thats what they thrive on they want to succeed against those kind of teams. Both softball teams look to remain unbeaten in GHS is always a great team to play, Trudy Andrews CHS head coachColumbia hosts Gainesville in a District 3-7A showdown. Seminoles get beat down by CardinalsBy MIKE FITZPATRICKAssociated PressNEW YORK David Padgett stalked the sideline, shouting instructions to his Louisville players and urging them on relentlessly as they built a 26-point lead in the second half. Knowing how badly they needed to win, the Cardinals certainly played that way. And it turned out, that huge cushion came in handy. Quentin Snider scored 19 points, Ray Spalding had 18 and Louisville knocked off Florida State 82-74 on Wednesday in an Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament game with major NCAA implications. Im sure this significantly helps our resume, said Padgett, the interim coach who took over when Rick Pitino was fired before the season. I know if were able to come out and get a win (Thursday) against the No. 1 team in the country that I would surely think theyre in. Deng Adel added 15 points and eight rebounds for the ninth-seeded Cardinals (20-12), who won for the first time in ACC postseason play and advanced to face top-ranked Virginia in the first quarterfinal Thursday. A week ago, Louisville had a four-point lead against the Cavaliers with 0.9 seconds left only to let a marquee victory slip away. This is our chance, Snider said. Trent Forrest and PJ Savoy each had 14 points off the bench to pace No. 8 seed Florida State (20-11), which trailed 64-38 with 11 1/2 minutes remaining. I think we came out a little bit lackadaisical, freshman Ike Obiagu said. A furious rally by the Seminoles whittled the margin to eight with 3:26 to play, but Louisville regrouped and hung on behind Snider. The senior point guard had six assists and five rebounds without committing a turnover in 35 minutes. We didnt panic, Padgett said. Our guys did a great job. Louisville builds 26-point lead, holds on for 82-74 win in ACC Tournament.FSU continued on 6B TIGERS continued on 2BTEAM LEA GUEO VERALL Gainesville 4-0 10-0 Columbia 2-0 9-2 Middleburg 1-3 1-6 Vanguard 0-4 1-6ANOTHER CHAPTERCHAPTER continued on 2B B1
2B T HURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER TV LISTINGSToday COLLEGE BASKETBALL Noon ESPN ACC Tournament, first quarterfinal, Virginia vs. Louisville, at Brooklyn, N.Y. ESPNU AAC Tournament, first round, UCONN vs. SMU, at Orlando, Fla. FS1 Big East Tournament, first quar terfinal, Xavier vs. St. Johns, at New York NBCSN Atlantic 10 Tournament, second round, VCU vs. Dayton, at Washington 12:30 p.m. ESPN2 Big 12 Tournament, first quarter final, Kansas St. vs. TCU, at Kansas City, Mo. 1 p.m. SEC SEC Tournament, second round, Texas A&M vs. Alabama, at St. Louis 2 p.m. ESPN ACC Tournament, second quarterfinal, Clemson vs. Boston College, at Brooklyn, N.Y. ESPNU AAC Tournament, first round, Memphis vs. South Florida, at Orlando, Fla. 2:30 p.m. ESPN2 Big 12 Tournament, second quarterfinal, Kansas vs. Oklahoma St., at Kansas City, Mo. FS1 Big East Tournament, second quarter final, Creighton vs. Providence, at New York NBCSN Atlantic 10 Tournament, second round, George Mason vs. Massachusetts, at Washington 3 p.m. CBSSN Mountain West Tournament, first quarterfinal, Nevada vs. UNLV, at Las Vegas SEC SEC Tournament, second round, Missouri vs. Georgia, at St. Louis 5:30 p.m. CBSSN Mountain West Tournament, second quarterfinal, Fresno St. vs. San Diego St., at Las Vegas 6 p.m. NBCSN Atlantic 10 Tournament, second round, Richmond vs. Duquesne, at Washington 7 p.m. ESPN ACC Tournament, third quarterfinal, Duke vs. Notre Dame, at Brooklyn, N.Y. ESPN2 Big 12 Tournament, third quarter final, Texas Tech vs. TBD, at Kansas City, Mo. ESPNU AAC Tournament, first round, Temple vs. Tulane, at Orlando, Fla. FS1 Big East Tournament, third quar terfinal, Villanova vs. TBD, at New York SEC SEC Tournament, second round, Mississippi St. vs. LSU, at St. Louis 8:30 p.m. NBCSN Atlantic 10 Tournament, second round, Saint Louis vs. TBD, at Washington 9 p.m. CBSSN Mountain West Tournament, third quarterfinal, Boise St. vs. Utah St., at Las Vegas ESPN ACC Tournament, fourth quar terfinal, Miami vs. TBD, at Brooklyn, N.Y. ESPN2 Big 12 Tournament, fourth quarterfinal, West Virginia vs. Baylor, at Kansas City, Mo. ESPNU AAC Tournament, first round, UCF vs. East Carolina, at Orlando, Fla. SEC SEC Tournament, Arkansas vs. TBD, second round, at St. Louis 9:30 p.m. FS1 Big East Tournament, fourth quar terfinal, Seton Hall vs. Butler, at New York 11:30 p.m. CBSSN Mountain West Tournament, fourth quarterfinal, New Mexico vs. Wyoming, at Las Vegas FS1 Pac-12 Tournament, fourth quar terfinal, Utah vs. TBD at Las Vegas GOLF 2 p.m. GOLF PGA Tour, Valspar Championship, first round, at Palm Harbor, Fla. 12:30 a.m. (Friday) GOLF European PGA Tour, Hero Indian Open, second round, at New Delhi MLB BASEBALL 1 p.m. MLB Spring training, Detroit vs. Pittsburgh, at Bradenton, Fla. 8:30 p.m. MLB Spring training, San Francisco vs. Seattle, at Peoria, Ariz. NBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. TNT Boston at Minnesota 10:30 p.m. TNT San Antonio at Golden State SOCCER 1 p.m. FS2 UEFA Europa League, Round of 16, 1st Leg, AC Milan vs. Arsenal 3 p.m. FS2 UEFA Europa League, Round of 16, 1st Leg, Leipzig vs. Zenit St. PetersburgNBAEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 47 17 .734 Boston 45 20 .692 2 Philadelphia 35 28 .556 11 New York 24 41 .369 23 Brooklyn 20 45 .308 27 S outheast Division W L Pct GB Washington 37 28 .569 Miami 34 31 .523 3 Charlotte 28 37 .431 9 Orlando 20 44 .313 16 Atlanta 20 45 .308 17 C entral Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 37 26 .587 Indiana 37 28 .569 1 Milwaukee 34 31 .523 4 Detroit 29 36 .446 9 Chicago 22 42 .344 15 WESTERN C ONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB Houston 51 13 .797 New Or leans 37 26 .587 13 S an Antonio 37 27 .578 14 Dallas 20 45 .308 31 Memphis 18 46 .281 33 N orthwest Division W L Pct GB Portland 39 26 .600 Minnesota 38 28 .576 1 Ok lahoma City 37 29 .561 2 Denver 35 29 .547 3 Utah 35 30 .538 4 P acific Division W L Pct GB G olden State 50 14 .781 L.A. Clippers 34 29 .540 15 L.A. Lakers 28 35 .444 21 Sacramento 20 44 .313 30 Phoenix 19 47 .288 32 T uesdays Games Philadelphia 128, Charlotte 114 Toronto 106, Atlanta 90 Washington 117, Miami 113, OT Houston 122, Oklahoma City 112 Dallas 118, Denver 107 Portland 111, New York 87 Golden State 114, Brooklyn 101 New Orleans 121, L.A. Clippers 116 Wednesdays Games Utah 104, Indiana 84 Chicago 119, Memphis 110 Houston 110, Milwaukee 99 Toronto 121, Detroit 119, OT New Orleans at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Cleveland at Denver, 10:30 p.m. Orlando at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. Todays Games Brooklyn at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at Miami, 7:30 p.m. Boston at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Phoenix at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. San Antonio at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALLWednesdays Top 25 Games No. 12 North Carolina vs. Syracuse (ACC Tournament), 9 p.m. Todays Top 25 Games No. 1 Virginia vs. Louisville (ACC Tournament), Noon No. 3 Xavier vs. St. Johns (Big East Tournament), Noon No. 19 Clemson vs. Boston College (ACC Tournament, 2 p.m. No. 9 Kansas vs. Oklahoma St. (B12 Tournament), 2:30 p.m. No. 15 Arizona vs. Colorado (P12 Tournament), 3 p.m. No. 22 Nevada vs. UNLV (MWC Tournament), 3 p.m. No. 2 Villanova vs. TBD (Big East Tournament), 7 p.m. No. 5 Duke vs. Notre Dame (ACC Tournament, 7 p.m. No. 14 Texas Tech vs. TBD (B12 Tournament), 7 p.m. No. 18 West Virginia vs. Baylor (B12 Tournament), 9 p.m. ACC TOURNAMENT Wednesdays Games Louisville 82, Florida State 74 Boston College 91, N.C. St. 87 Notre Dame 71, Virginia Tech 65 No. 12 North Carolina vs. Syracuse, 9 p.m. Todays Games No. 1 Virginia vs. Louisville, Noon No. 19 Clemson vs. Boston College, 2 p.m. No. 5 Duke vs. TBD, 7 p.m. No. 24 Miami vs. TBD, 9 p.m. SEC TOURNAMENT Wednesdays Games Vanderbilt vs. Georgia, 7 p.m. Ole Miss vs. South Carolina, 9:25 p.m.NHLEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts T ampa Bay 67 46 17 4 96 Boston 64 41 15 8 90 Toronto 68 39 22 7 85 Florida 64 32 25 7 71 Detroit 66 26 29 11 63 Montreal 66 25 30 11 61 Ottawa 65 23 32 10 56 Buffalo 67 21 35 11 53 M etropolitan Division GP W L OT Pts Pittsburgh 68 39 25 4 82 Washington 66 37 22 7 81 Philadelphia 67 34 22 11 79 New Jersey 67 34 25 8 76 Columbus 67 34 28 5 73 Carolina 67 29 27 11 69 N.Y Islanders 67 29 29 9 67 N.Y Rangers 67 30 31 6 66 WESTERN C ONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts Nashville 66 43 14 9 95 Winnipeg 66 40 17 9 89 Minnesota 67 38 22 7 83 Dallas 67 37 24 6 80 Colorado 66 35 24 7 77 S t. Louis 66 35 26 5 75 Chicago 67 29 30 8 66 P acific Division GP W L OT Pts Vegas 66 42 19 5 89 Anaheim 67 34 21 12 80 S an Jose 66 35 22 9 79 L os Angeles 66 36 25 5 77 Calgary 68 33 25 10 76 Edmonton 66 28 34 4 60 Vancouver 66 25 32 9 59 Arizona 65 20 34 11 51 T uesdays Games Winnipeg 3, N.Y. Rangers 0 Columbus 4, Vegas 1 New Jersey 6, Montreal 4 Boston 6, Detroit 5, OT Tampa Bay 5, Florida 4, OT Minnesota 6, Carolina 2 Nashville 2, Dallas 0 Chicago 2, Colorado 1, OT Anaheim 4, Washington 0 Wednesdays Games Calgary 5, Buffalo 1 Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 2 Arizona at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Todays Games Colorado at Columbus, 7 p.m. Winnipeg at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at Boston, 7 p.m. Buffalo at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m. Montreal at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Vegas at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Anaheim at Nashville, 8 p.m. Carolina at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Edmonton, 9 p.m. Washington at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. St. Louis at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.NFLDALLAS COWBOYS Owner/general manager Jerry Jones has reimbursed the NFL for more than $2 million in legal fees that were incurred in Ezekiel Elliotts fight of a six-game suspension and in the threat of a lawsuit to block Goodells contract extension. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS Released TE Martellus Bennett and WR Bernard Reedy. NEW YORK GIANTS Agreed to trade for Los Angeles Rams LB Alec Ogletree and a 2019 seventh-rounder in exchange for fourth-round and sixth-round selections in the upcoming draft (the fourth-rounder being a compensatory pick). SEATTLE SEAHAWKS Traded DE Michael Bennett and a seventh-round draft pick to the Philadelphia Eagles for a fifth-round pick and WR Marcus Johnson. SCOREBOARD THURSDAY EVENING MARCH 8, 2018 Comcast Dish DirecTV6 PM6:307 PM7:308 PM8:309 PM9:3010 PM10:3011 PM11:30 3-ABC 3 -TV20 NewsABC World NewsEnt. 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Errors cost the Tigers big time in the loss, committing four that led to five unearned runs. That included a dropped pop up by third baseman Tate Worrell, which eventually allowed Gainesville to win it in the 12th. The Tigers spent of bulk of Mondays practice working on fly ball recognition, helped by windy conditions that forced players to recognize drift. We just had a really good week of defensive work, thata kind of where the emphasis has been, Thomas said. We talked about it last week after the last game that we were going to go to work on some things and we did. Hopefully, weve shored them up. Were still swinging it well, were still pitching well and were just getting the defense to where the defense needs to be a little bit. Not that its been awful, but some of the basic routine thing. Columbia had just beaten Gainesville 2-0 the night before the loss on a 2-RBI single by Dylan Blair in the sixth inning. The games showed just how tight District 3-7A can be, as did Vanguards extra-inning thriller with Middleburg. In the words of Thomas, thats our district. Welcome to our district. These last three days have been really, really, really upbeat. Im really, really pleased with the kids and where were at, he said. Sometimes those things are good for you because it truly does show, as clich as it sounds, the bounce of a ball. A bounce this way or a bounce that way for either side and an outcome can sometimes become different. The Knights certainly hope so in 2018. The Tigers? They just want more of the same with a twist of better defense. TIGERS Continued From 1Bleague play as they take the field in what could be a potential district championship matchup in April. Columbia (9-2, 2-0) enters the contest with only two losses, falling to tough teams in Santa Fe and Alonso, while Gainesville (10-0, 4-0) comes in unscathed through its first ten games. Gainesville is ranked fourth in the state in all classifications in the latest Miracle Sports state poll while Xcellent 25 (MaxPreps) pegged the team at seventh. We dont get into all of that stuff, Andrews said of accolades. We just leave it on the ball field and play our game. And just play ball and not worry about all the other stuff. The Lady Tigers strive to keep up the momentum especially after their impressive 5-1 win at Middleburg Tuesday night. CrisDeona Beasley, who missed last weeks tournament due to a shoulder injury, didnt miss a step. The sophomore ace and reliever Whitney Lee combined for a no-hitter in their second district win of the year. She controlled the mound, Andrews said of Beasley, who finished with three strikeouts in five innings pitched. She came in fresh and did a really good job. I was extremely proud of her. Beasley, who is slated to get the start tonight, could be in for pitchers duel against another promising pitcher in fellow sophomore Alyssa Humphrey. Both players have anchored their respective teams on the mound over the last couple seasons. We look at their team and kinda prepare for a lot of different scenarios, Andrews said. Were not sure whos going to show up on the mound, just like theyre probably not sure whos going to throw for us. We just prepare for whatever might be thrown at us. Columbia is ready for whatever Gainesville throws. Both teams are ready to add another chapter to the rivalrys storied history. Its always friendly [competition], Andrews added. It goes back and forth between the two teams, and you know, it makes it exciting. Its fun to watch these kind of games, and fun to be part of them. The girls are hungry. TIGHT RIVALRY: Columbia and Gainesville have kept the rivalry series tight over the years. The Lady Tigers lead the I-75 series 7-6 since winning the Class 6A state title in 2013. Gainesville won the Class 7A state title in 2016. STATE RANKED: Gainesville improved to No. 1 (Class 7A) this week in the Miracle Sports state softball poll. Columbia dropped out of the top-10 after falling to Santa Fe over the weekend. Santa Fe is now No. 10 in Class 5A in the same poll. LIVE BROADCAST: Thursday nights district matchup will be broadcasted live at nfhsnetwork.com. The NFHS Network School Broadcast Program, powered by PlayOn! Sports, provides member schools with tools to stream not only sports but award ceremonies, graduation and other events. Subscription may be required. CHAPTER Continued From 1BJEN CHASTEEN/Special to the ReporterColumbia second baseman Lauren Hutcherson swings the bat during the Santa Fe Invitational this past weekend.
LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & COMICS THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2018 3B DEAR ABBY: I have been married for seven months, and my husband wants a second wife, something I do not agree with. He says he likes helping people and has decided he wants a former lover to be a part of our marriage. Unfortunately, she is more than willing to sleep with him. Now hes talking about helping her move even though he knows Im against him having anything to do with her. She says shes going to tell her daughter he is her boyfriend and not let her know he is married. She wants to be my friend, but I want nothing to do with her. I sold my house, so I have nowhere to go. He refuses to go to marriage counseling because he says I am the problem. I am just about ready to cut my losses and move on. What do you think? READY TO MOVE ON DEAR READY: You and your husband are already living on separate planets as far as your values are concerned. Unless you are willing to have an open marriage and another woman sharing your husband, I think its time to talk to a lawyer! DEAR ABBY: While flying across country with my toddler son, he started screaming hysterically as the plane began its descent. Nothing I could do would calm him. I tried giving him a bottle, a knuckle, a pacifier, even the corner of my shirt, but he continued to howl. All of a sudden, a hand holding a lollipop appeared in the space between our seats and with it came a soft voice that said, Its the change in air pressure. Try this. I took what turned out to be a sugar-free lollipop, and sure enough, the moment I unwrapped the generally frowned-upon treat, my son began sucking enthusiastically, calmed down and sat quietly until the plane came to a stop. Ever since then I travel with sugar-free lollipops in my purse in the event a child near me is undone by the change in cabin pressure during landing. Some parents are skeptical at first, but when I use the tone and the words once spoken to me, they usually accept the treat, calm their child and sigh in relief. I encourage parents to do the same. TIP FROM UP HIGH DEAR TIP: Perhaps airlines should stock an emergency supply of lollipops on their planes for parents in that situation. It would be easier than handing out earplugs and tranquilizers to all the other passengers on the flight. DEAR ABBY: My niece died last week from a fentanyl overdose. She was 43. My brother lives out of town, so I offered to retrieve my nieces belongings. I found a crack pipe and syringes. Should I tell my brother? KEEP IT TO MYSELF DEAR KEEP IT: Please accept my sympathy for the loss your family has suffered. I think you should tell your brother. He is already aware that his daughter had a serious drug problem. Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com Newlywed wife rejects idea of welcoming a second wife DILBERT BABY BLUES BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD CLASSIC PEANUTS DEAR ABBY HOROSCOPES | THE LAST WORD BY EUGENIA LAST ARIES (March 21-April 19): A financial move can be made and contracts can be negotiated and put in place. Good things will happen if you take the initiative and channel your energy into achieving your goals. Make the purchases necessary to upgrade your lifestyle. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Emotional deception is apparent. If you think someone isnt being honest with you, ask direct questions. Dont feel like you have to pay for someone elses mistakes or make a contribution to something you dont fully believe in. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Personal gains look promising. Focus on partnerships and bringing about positive changes that will encourage you to do your very best. Love is in the stars, and a romantic gesture will improve your relationship with someone special. CANCER (June 21-July 22): Dont believe hearsay. One of your peers or friends will disappoint you. Keep personal information a secret and your passwords and important documents in a safe place. A loss is likely if you are too trusting. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Good things are heading your way. Travel, communication and networking will bring about positive changes to the way you deal with others. Youll have greater opportunities to advance. Improved fitness will lead to a new and improved self-image. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A surprise or proposal should be handled carefully. If you are too quick to complain, you may miss out on something special. Listen to what others have to say and decide only after you fully understand whats being offered. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): If you cant figure out where you stand with someone, ask. Its better to know what you are up against before you waste too much energy on something that has too many obstacles. Positive change will come from thorough research. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Be careful when dealing with emotional issues. Someone will use the information you share against you. Concentrate on work and the types of changes you can make in order to get more involved in something you enjoy. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Emotions will be difficult to control. Only share your feelings with people you trust. Making plans that will improve your standard of living should be considered. The more hands-on you are, the quicker youll reach your goal. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Sharing your thoughts with others will lead to questions and concerns. Make a point to iron out any hurdles that have the potential to grow if they are not taken care of soon. Listen, but dont give in to emotional manipulation. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Nothing will happen if you dont take measures to make positive changes. Emotional blackmail and denial can set you back. Look at the possibilities that exist and put together a plan that will improve your life. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Spice up your life. Try something new, but take care of your responsibilities first. Feeling free and clear to follow your dreams will make it much easier to accomplish what you set out to do. Actress Sue Ane (correct) Langdon is 82. Songwriter Carole Bayer Sager is 74. Actor-director Micky Dolenz of The Monkees is 73. Bassist Randy Meisner (The Eagles, Poco) is 72. Singer Peggy March is 70. Singer Gary Numan is 60. NBC News anchor Lester Holt is 59. Actor Aidan Quinn is 59. CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS
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Home nightly & weekends. Benefits avail. Call 1-386-362-1185 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Starting at $ 615/mo, tile floors, fresh paint. Great Area. Call ( 386 ) 752-9626 Five Ash Forest, Lake City's premier 55 plus manufactured home community. 752-7207 Lo t lease includes water, sewer, garbage & lawn maintenance. Benefit Yard Sale & Bar B Que. Sat, Mar 10 at 7am. Dinners by Dirty Butt Bar B Que $8. 215 SW Prosperity PL, LC 32024 Hallmark Real Estate Jane t Creel 719-0382 MLS87051 Great investment op! 4 duplexes (8 units) in great cond, nea r Columbia HS, $385,000 Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 50ac backs up to Osceola Nat'l Forest w/3/2, wraparound porches on 2 sides, $215,000 Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty Sabrina Suggs 854-068 6 MLS95057 $229,000 Open floor plan & private master ste, all on 1 floor, great location. ESTATE SALE 14221 SW Tustenuggee Ave FT White. FRI & SAT 9-3. Gate opens at 9. TOOLS, electronics, yard & garden, HH, clothes, etc. Very extensive variety of quality items. 2 & 3 BR MH, $600-$875, water, sewer, stove & fridge furnished. No Pets 209-8111 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2018-12 CP IN RE: ESTATE OF Rachael Yvonne Griffin, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Rachael Yvonne Griffin, deceased, whose date of death was November 12, 2017, 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 WITHIN 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 SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE 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 March 1, 2018 Personal Representative: Gaye Lynn Norman 375 NW Fett Way Lake City, Florida 32055 y Attorney for Personal Representative: William B. Brannon, Jr. E-Mail Address: email@example.com Florida Bar No. 327484 934 NE Lake DeSoto Circle Lake City, Florida 32055 Telephone: (386) 755-3456 409549 March 1, 8, 2018 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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. It can also be accessed online at www.lakeshoreha.org. 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. Magnolia Real Estate Group Nate Sweat 628-1552 3/2 on 1 acre w/ new kit, baths, paint, metal roof, lg back yard $115,000 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 16000318CAAXMX SELENE FINANCE LP; Plaintiff, vs. CLINTON C. WILLIAMS A/K/A CLINTON CODY WILLIAMS A/K/A CLINTON WILLIAMS, ET. AL; Defendants, NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Order to Reschedule Foreclosure Sale dated February 26, 2018, in the above-styled cause, The Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on the third floor of the Columbia County Courthouse at 173 N.E. Hernando Avenue, Lake City Florida, 32055, on May 2, 2018 at 11:00 am on the following described property: WILSON SPRINGS PHASE 2 LOT 10 COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST OF SECTION 6, TOWNSHIP 7 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN SOUTH 0015'08" EAST ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID SECTION 6 A DISTANCE OF 679.23 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 4214'15" EAST A DISTANCE OF 191.25 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 46 13'27" WEST A DISTANCE OF 176.44 FEET TO A POINT ON THE EAST LINE OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 7 SOUTH, RANGE 15 EAST, COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 4613'27" WEST A DISTANCE OF 48.56 FEET; THENCE NORTH 36 37'19" WEST A DISTANCE OF 565.06 FEET; THENCE NORTH 6538'07" EAST A DISTANCE OF 51.49 FEET; THENCE NORTH 4536'37" EAST A DISTANCE OF 120.70 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 42 14'15" EAST A DISTANCE OF 353.79 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2009 DOUBLE WIDE DESTINY MANUFACTURED HOME; ID#DISH03993GA-A TITLE#0101555230 AND ID#DISH0993GA-B TITLE#101555251. Property Address: 219 SW SHELLCRACKER DR., 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 time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand on February 27, 2018. /s/ S. Weeks Deputy Clerk of Court, Columbia County 410127 March 8, 15, 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 2BR MH on Yates Loop off Turner Rd, lg lot, trees, quiet. 386-752-6269 leave message if no answer. NCGA and its farmer members are currently recruiting 154 Temporary farm laborers to plant, cultivate, and harvest tobacco/diversified crops in various NC counties statewide. Contact the local Employment Service for the name, location, and farm specific crop information/full disclosure for each NCGA farmer member. Work will begin 04/27/18 and will end 11/10/18. The wage offer is $11.46 per hour or the highest of applicable piece rates. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Free housing provided for noncommuting worker. Conditional transportation/subsistence reimbursed at 50% of the contract, or sooner if appropriate, for eligible workers. Work tools/equipment/supplies provided at no cost. NCGA members are equal opportunity employers. To apply, contact the nearest Employment Service office (10828603). NCGA and its farmer members are currently recruiting 23 Temporary farm laborers to plant, cultivate, and harvest tobacco/diversified crops in various NC counties statewide. Contact the local Employment Service for the name, location, and farm specific crop information/full disclosure for each NCGA farmer member. Work will begin 04/27/18 and will end 12/10/18. The wage offer is $11.46 per hour or the highest of applicable piece rates. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Free housing provided for noncommuting worker. Conditional transportation/subsistence reimbursed at 50% of the contract, or sooner if appropriate, for eligible workers. Work tools/equipment/supplies provided at no cost. NCGA members are equal opportunity employers. To apply, contact the nearest Employment Service office (10828581). NCGA and its farmer members are currently recruiting 42 Temporary farm laborers to plant, cultivate, and harvest diversified vegetable crops in various NC counties statewide. Contact the local Employment Service for the name, location, and farm specific crop information/full disclosure for each NCGA farmer member. Work will begin 04/27/18 and will end 11/10/18. The wage offer is the highest of $11.46 per hour or applicable piece rates depending on crop activity. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Free housing provided for non-commuting worker. Conditional transportation/subsistence reimbursed at 50% of the contract, or sooner if appropriate, for eligible workers. Work tools/equipment/supplies provided at no cost. NCGA members are equal opportunity employers. To apply, contact the nearest Employment Service office (NC 10828674). 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 email@example.com NO Phone Calls Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scott Stewart 867-3498 MLS98482 4BR/3BA 2198hsf $296,900 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION Case #: 2018-CA-000042 Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, Successor by Merger to Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc. Plaintiff, -vs.Jennifer Chambers; Unknown Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, Assignees, Creditors, lienors, and Trustees of Rebecca Jane Winchester a/k/a Rebecca Jane Bondurant a/k/a Rebecca J. Winchester, Deceased, and all Other Persons Claiming by and Through, Under, Against The Named Defendant(s); Unknown Spouse of Jennifer Chambers; Autovest Financial Services LLC; Unknown Parties in Possession #1, if living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants; Unknown Parties in Possession #2, if living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGSPROPERTY TO: Unknown Heirs, devisees, Grantees, Assignees, Creditors, Lienors, and Trustees of Rebecca Jane Winchester a/k/a Rebecca Jane Bondurant a/k/a Rebecca J. Winchester, Deceased, and All Other Persons Claiming by and Through, Under Against The Named Defendant(s): ADDRESS UNKNOWN Residence unknown, if living, including any unknown spouse of the said Defendants, if either has remarried and if either or both of said Defendants are dead, their respective unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant (s); and the aforementioned named Defendant(s) and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendants and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendants as may be infants, incompetents or otherwise not sui juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action has bee commenced to foreclose a mortgage on the following real property, lying and being and situated in Columbia County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: LOT 5 CYPRESS CREEK SUBDIVISION, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGES 128-129, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN MANUFACTURED HOME, YEAR: 1997, MAKE: HOMES OF MERIT/MERITT LIVESTOCK TRAILER, VIN#: FLHMBFP103039663A AND VIN#: FLHMBFP103039663B. more commonly known as 248 Southwest Aloe Court, Lake City, FL 32024. This action has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, upon SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP, Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose address is 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd., Suite 100, Tampa, FL 33614, within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this notice and file the original with the clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 21st day of February, 2018. 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 time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. P. Dewitt Cason Circuit and County Courts By: /s/ S. Weeks Deputy Clerk 408973 March 1, 8, 2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA. CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 122017000022CAAXMX FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. THE UNKNOWN SOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, CREDITORS, BENEFICIARIES AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF JUNE GAYLE DUNAWAY, DECEASED; BRIAN KENT MORRIS; STACY LANELL STOECKERT A/K/A STACY COLLINS; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated February 27, 2018, and entered in Case No. 122017000022CAAXMX of the Circuit Court in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION is Plaintiff and THE UNKNOWN SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, CREDITORS, BENEFICIARIES AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF JUNE GAYLE DUNAWAY, DECEASED; BRIAN KENT MORRIS; STACY LANELL STOECKERT A/K/A STACY COLLINS; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on the Courthouse Steps of the Columbia County Courthouse, 173 NE Hernando Ave, Lake City, Florida 32055, 11:00 a.m., on April 25, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 5, BLOCK A, TROY HEIGHTS, A SUBDIVISION AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 79, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 1996 SKYL MOBILE HOME, ID #9D6303051A AND #9D6303051B, WHICH SAID MOBILE HOME IS ATTACHED TO AND IS A PART OF THE ABOVE DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY. 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 time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED at Lake City, Florida, on February 28th, 2018. P. DEWITT CASON As Clerk, Circuit Court By: /s/ S. Weeks As Deputy Clerk 410302 March 8, 15, 2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISION File No. 2018-0035-CP Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF CARMELLA THERESA SVENSSON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Carmella Theresa Svensson, deceased, whose date of death was January 19, 2018, is pending in the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Ave., 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 March 8, 2018. Personal Representative: Pamela M. Handy 294 SW Bradshaw Glen Lake City, Florida 32024 Attorney for Personal Representative: Stephen M. Witt Attorney Florida Bar Number: 231916 PO Box 2064 Lake City, FL 32056-2064 Telephone: (386) 755-2863 Fax: (386) 752-1732 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Secondary E-Mail: email@example.com 411348 March 8, 15, 2018 Nurses needed. Immediate work in Corrections. Top pay, daily pay. Call 386-755-1544. www.suwanneemedical.com Male Umbrella Cockatoo, 6 yrs, hand fed. $1000 for more info call or text 386-466-6768 Terracon Consultants, Inc. is seeking comments on potential effects to historic properties from the construction of a proposed public safety telecommunication tower. The proposed tower is a 155-foot self-support tower located at Fry Road, Fort White, Columbia County, Florida 32038 (29 52 53.84 North and 82 41 49.04 West). Public comments regarding potential effects from this site on historic properties may be submitted within 30-days from the date of this publication to: S. Carter, Terracon, 2105 Newpoint Place, Suite 600, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, 770623-2185 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 411856 March 8, 2018 Windsong Apartments We offer 1, 2, & 3 BR's Apply On-Line!windsong-apartmentliving.com386-758-8455
Classi ed Department 755-5440 THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2018CLASSIFIED LAKE CITY REPORTER5B Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS96726 3/2, FL rm, screened patio & covered deck great for entertaining. $149,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS97810 3/2 underway in Cannon Creek Pl, split plan, side entry garage, covered back porch $189,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS98034 4/3 on 17th Green alongside the 18th Fairway in Country Club, brick FP, $249,000 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Patti Taylor 623-6896 MLS98928 2 story river home w/2/2 upstairs $ 1/1 down w/elevator, gas FP, 24ft floating dock, 18x20 wkshp $450,000 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS99027 4/3, FP, Jacuzzi tub in owner's ste, his/hers closets, SS appliances, new A/C $250,000 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS99913 Country home on 3.5 ac, fam rm w/FP, XLg utility/storage rm, newer A/C $114,900 Century 21-Darby Rogers 7526575 MLS99486 $ 89,900 Investment property on 1ac, ceramic tile floors, Berber carpet, garage converted into fam rm. Century 21-Darby Rogers 7526575 MLS99633 $170,000 3/2 brick close to everything, lg living area w/gas FP, open k8it & fenced back yard. Century 21-Darby Rogers 7526575 MLS99708 $319,200 Executive bring in Country Club, open fam room w/FP, screened porch w/bar, bonus rm upstairs Century 21-Darby Rogers 7526575 MLS99716 $269,000 Vacation or work at home, new flooring & paint, office, glg entertainment room. Century 21-Darby Rogers 7526575 MLS99779 $115,000 Home in Eastside Village 55+ community, open split plan with dining area & eat-in kitchen Century 21-Darby Rogers 7526575 MLS99940 $178,000 Close to schools, open spli t plan on cul-de-sac, lg bac k deck, lots of natural light! Country Rivers Realty, LLC 497-3305 MLS98181 $139,000 3BR w/den on 5 ac, LR w/ FP, open kit, covered porches, nice workshop/storage area. Country Rivers Realty, LLC 497-3305 MLS99278 $199,900 2nd floor loft/BR w/storage, cozy den, chef's kit w/island, lg master, 2 blks from Hodor Park Country Rivers Realty, LLC 497-3305 MLS99156 5 acres o f wooded N Florida, mix of Oak Hickory, dogwoods. cleared & ready to build. Daniel Crapps Agency 7555110 MLS97936 $159,000 2 homes, conc block w/ceramic tild flooring thru-out & move in ready plus 1828 sf mfg home. Daniel Crapps Agency 7555110 MLS99574 $139,500 3/2 brick on corner lot, FP, den/office w/private entrance, lots of fruit trees. Daniel Crapps Agency 7555110 MLS99966 $399,000 Well maintained 35ac farm fenced & x/fenced. 3/2 brick ranch style home, barn w/4 stalls & tack rm Daniel Crapps Agency 3973002 MLS99113 $255,000 15 + ac on US90, 4/2 mfg home, 40x60 metal bldg, outbldg for yard equip fenced & xfenced. Daniel Crapps Agency 3973002 MLS97748 $89,900 140' frontage on Bascom Norris & 245' frontage on Fail Rd, .859ac w/RO zoning Daniel Crapps Agency 3973002 MLS99669 $375,000 200' Ichetucknee River frontage, 6 ac border Ichetucknee SPrings State park. 1/2 to 5 acre lots; owner financing. some with w/s/pp Deas Bullard/BKL Properties 386-752-4339 www.landnfl.com Denise Milligan-Bose Realty 438-5627 MLS99054 $315,000 Brick custom built home w/heated pool/spa, solid wood floors, FP in great room, patio. Denise Milligan-Bose Realt y 438-5627 MLS99155 $93,00 0 55+ community w/all amenities, bring clothes & toothbrush this home is ready for new owner. Denise Milligan-Bose Realt y 438-5627 MLS99367 $112,500 Investment Property! 2/2 brick on dead end street w/ pool 3 rental SWMH Hallmark Real Estate Jane t Creel 719-0382 MLS98276 3/3 brick on 15.47ac operational farm in equestrian community, workshop, gen, 2 wells & more! Hallmark Real Estate Koby Adams 623-7840 MLS99368 3/2.5 2-story, spacious master, lg 2 car garage, $158,000 Hallmark Real Estate Lacie Lantroop 697-1681 MLS99933 3/2 brick, in-ground pool w/child safety fence, open floor plan w/lg kitchen $145,000 Hallmark Real Estate Lacie Lantroop 697-1681 MLS99513 $29,500 parcel at end of cul-desac minutes from town, beautiful lake at entrance. Hallmark Real Estate Paula Lawrence 623-1973 MLS95392 $196,000 49ac only 6 mi to I75 or I10, SWMH, 40x40 shed on 40x60 pad 3/4 ac pond Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS95873 Rustic 2/1 partially furnished, workshop w/elec. & loft @ end o f private road. $39,000 Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS97880 3/2 w/cook's dream kit, new stove, upscale master BA, sec system, 4+car garage. $239,900 Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS99473 3/2 w/front deck & covered back porch, lg 3 car carport, shed, near river $74,900 Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS98921 2/2 SWMH w/lg FL room, corner lot, 2 sheds, metal roof. Owne r finance avail. $60,000 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. Magnolia Real Estate Group Nate Sweat 628-1552 Vintage 4/3 needs some repair to bring back to its original grandeur, master on 1st floor. MLS96336 Magnolia Real Estate Group Nate Sweat 628-1552 All brick close to schools w/new roof & new kit, stainless appliances, open floor plan. MLS99125 Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS98836 $197,500 Remodeled pool home in town, hardwood floors, spacious ki t w/quartz counter tops. Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS99814 $249,000 4/3 w/open kit & dining rm screened back porch, lg master, private theater. Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS99853 $102,000 2/2 in 55+ community, spacious LR, office/craft room. lg kit w/eat-in bar area, 1 car garage. Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS99864 $170,000 Brick home close to I75 w/oversized great rm w/FP, open kit, FL room, screened porches Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS98421 $240,000 Turnkey bldg w/lobby, reception area, private office, breakroom, bathrooms, 8 lift stations Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS99781 $295,000 Sprawling lake view home w/FP, sauna, spacious BR's, upscale kit w/ dbl ovens. 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 www.LandOwnerFinancing.com Remax, Pam Beauchamp 3032505 MLS99752 $220,000 4/2 on 5 ac, SS appliances, lg BR's, detached workshop, 2 septic tanks, storage shed Remax, Pam Beauchamp 3032505 MLS99810 $239,000 3/2 10.54ac fenced, completely renovated, stone wood burning FP, access to patio from fam rm & master Remax, Pam Beauchamp 3032505 MLS99895 $229,000 4/3 in Callaway, island kit, SS appliances, fam rm w/FP, lg master, above ground pool Poole Realty David Mince y 590-0157 MLS97536 $299,000 4/2 brick w/maple counter tops, hardwood doors & cabinets, pool, wood burning stove. Poole Realty David Mince y 590-0157 MLS97886 $250,000 Immaculate home close to town on 3.21ac, open floor plan, lg porches, formal dining room. Poole Realty Amanda Senea 249-1640 MLS99595 $99,00 0 Brick home in great nghbd, fenced back yard, metal roof, carport, hardwood floors. Poole Realty David Mince y 590-0157 MLS99663 $129,500 3/2, brick FP, sunroom, close to shoping, lg detached pole barn w/workshop for boat. Poole Realty Anita Handy 2085877 MLS95904 $210,000 3/2 cedar ranch home w/split plan on 10ac, FP, screened-in FL room, Jacuzzi tub in mater. Poole Realty Nelda Hatche r 688-8067 MLS97981 $175,000 20ac w/DW on hill, new metal roof, A/C in 2008, near Suwannee River, springs Poole Realty David Mince y 590-0157 MLS99748 $650,000 83ac horse ranch, 4/2 home, 7stall barn w/office & full BA, wood working ship, RV barn Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scott Stewart 867-3498 MLS98684 3/2 in Live Oak, granite counter tops, open plan $139,900 Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS98690 3/2.5, wraparound porch, custom kitchen $309,900 Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS99425 $339,700 4/3, open kit, lg master, covered porch areas. Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scott Stewart 867-3498 MLS99455 $175,440 Reserve at Jewel Lake, community dock. Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS99616 $289,800 2/2 river house on Suwannee, wraparound porch BUY IT SELL IT FIND IT Lake City ReporterClassifieds
6B T HURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER rfntb bbbrrfntbtrrfrffrrf rrrffrffrrff ffrffffrrbfb nffbbfnffbf fffrfffffrffftrr fffrffffrf rrrffrrr fffbbrnbbbb br frffrrrtb bbbtb bbb TM Save the Date FOR THE Reserve forward Dwayne Sutton added 10 points, six rebounds and three blocks for Louisville, which reached 20 wins for the 16th straight season. Kansas, Duke and Gonzaga are the only other schools working on at least 15 in a row. Louisville, which finished 10 for 16 from 3-point range, took control with a quick 14-1 spurt midway through the first half and outscored the Seminoles 27-5 over the last 11 minutes to go into the break with a 41-22 advantage. That marked the fewest points in a half this season for Florida State, which was third in the ACC in scoring at 82 points per game. FSU missed 15 of its final 17 field goal attempts before halftime and shot 8 for 30 overall (26.7 percent) in the opening period. I just think that we played against a team that was really dialed in, tuned in, and we werent quite as sharp as we needed to be, Seminoles coach Leonard Hamilton said. If we have an opportunity to go to the NCAA Tournament, Im sure that well play with a lot more sense of urgency to bounce back from what we thought was a poor performance today.BIG PICTURELouisville: Trying to salvage a tumultuous, scandal-plagued season by at least making the NCAA Tournament, the Cardinals might have needed this one more than Florida State. Louisville had dropped four of five and seven of 10, including an excruciating 67-66 loss to Virginia at home last Thursday. After losing the regular-season finale at North Carolina State two days later, Padgett acknowledged his team couldnt afford a quick exit in Brooklyn. Whether the Cardinals need to upset Virginia, too, remains to be seen. ... Louisville had been 0-2 in ACC Tournament games. ... Adel scored in double figures for the 23rd consecutive game. Florida State: Looking to make consecutive trips to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2012, the Seminoles have reason to believe their resume is worthy. They beat Florida, Virginia Tech and Louisville on the road, plus North Carolina, Clemson and Miami at home. ... Florida State has lost five of eight and six of 10. ... FSU had won six straight ACC Tournament openers.BLOCK PARTYThe teams combined for 21 blocked shots (11 by FSU), a tournament record. Anas Mahmoud led the way with five for Louisville, and Obiagu had four for Florida State. It was the first Division I game this season in which both teams blocked at least 10 shots.HISTORY LESSONThe previous time these programs faced each other in a league tournament was 1991, when Florida State rallied from 20 points down to defeat Louisville for the Metro Conference championship. The Seminoles and Cardinals squared off five times in the title game of the old Metro Conference. Louisville leads the all-time series 34-11 after taking two of three meetings this season, with each winning on the others home court. FSU Continued From 1BCOURTESYLouisvilles Dwayne Sutton ties up Florida States Braian Angola during the ACC Tournament on Wednesday. The Cardinals eliminated the Seminoles 82-74.