CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 143, No. 245 TODAYS WEATHER Obituary . . . . . . 3A Opinion . . . . . . 4A Faith & Values . . . 5-6A TV guide . . . . . . . 2B Advice & Comics . . 3-4B 65 38Sunny, light wind, 2A FAITH AND VALUESGraham: Prophet and theologian, 5A.Lake City ReporterFRIDAY & SATURDAY, MARCH 9 & 10, 2018 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | $1.00 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM WEEKEND EDITION Cops: Store manager stole cash, Story below +PLUS >> Special Olympics takes 4th in stateCHSSee Page 1BTodayAntique 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, call 386-752-2103.Driver safety eventAn AARP Smart Driver Course will be held at 9 a.m. at Lake City Medical Center. Refresh your driving 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 discount after completion. 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 wellness, will be held at noon at the Lake Shore Hospital Authority. A complimentary lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m. For more, call 386-754-7083.Movie in the ParkMagnolia Pediatrics will celebrate 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. 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, call 386-719-6500. 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. JOHN CLARE STOKES/Special to the ReporterINFERNOFirst responders arrive at the scene of a car fire near Grace Life Church on Pinemount Road at about 2 p.m. Thursday. Parable unfair, appeal claimsBy CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comAn attorney representing the City of Lake City in a natural gas lawsuit recited a centuries-old parable to appeal to potential jurors community ties and suggest the city would face financial ruin if it lost the case, according to a recently filed appeal. Tennessee-based natural gas firm Americas CNG is asking the First District Court of Appeals for a mistrial after it lost a legal battle with the city in September over a contractual dispute. APPEAL continued on 2A Natural gas firm wants another shot at city for breach of contract. OPEN FOR BUSINESS Photos by COREY ARWOOD/Lake City ReporterCity officials reopened Marion Avenue last week after it was closed briefly for renovation work on the Blanche Hotel. The city had planned to keep the road closed throughout the renovation process, expected to last a year or more, but relented under pressure from the local business community. A safety fence remains around the historic hotel itself as work continues. Car alarm led to drug bustBy COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comA sounding car alarm and its occupants suspicious behavior landed a Wellborn woman in Columbia County Jail after meth was found in her bag within the vehicle, a police report stated. Tracy Ann Hole, 43, was ALARM continued on 2ACops: Store manager stole cashBy COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comA Dollar General store manager was picked up by the Columbia County Sheriffs Office for pocketing store deposits before they made it to the bank, a CCSO arrest warrant stated. Staci Lynn Clark, 36, of Guyton, Georgia, was arrested by CCSO and charged with one count of grand theft of less than $5,000, a third degree felony, on evidence she took $2,554 from the store.According to the report, the charges Clark MANAGER continued on 2A A1
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Americas CNG alleges the city refused to honor the terms of a 10-year contract both parties signed in 2015. The city was to sell natural gas to Americas CNG, which would use it to operate a facility in Columbia County, according to the contract. During the following months, City Manager Wendell Johnson grew suspicious of the companys intentions and hit the stop button on the contract, refusing to follow through, the lawsuit states. The city demanded Americas CNG sign a non-compete clause promising not to poach existing city customers, which the company included in the original contract and the city shot down, according to the lawsuit. Americas CNG lost the money it spent preparing to execute the contract and the profits it would have made from selling the natural gas, the lawsuit states. At trial, the citys attorney inappropriately compared the companys argument to the for want of a nail proverb, according to the appeal. The attorney asked potential jurors to say how much they agree with the story on a scale of one to 10, the appeal states. The attorney described a defective nail being put in a horseshoe and attached to a horse, according to the appeal. The gist of the story is what are the consequences of that defective nail, what it is what does it cost, what sort of damages flow from that defective nail, the appeal states. So the story goes like this. Because of the defective nail[,] the horseshoe fell off. Because the horseshoe fell off the horse stumbled. Because the horse stumbled the rider was thrown from the horse. Because the rider was thrown from the horse he was killed in battle. Because he was killed in battle the war was lost and the kingdom fell. The citys comments were an attempt to illustrate that just because one event happens before another doesnt necessarily mean one caused the other. In other words, the jurors cannot blame the failure of ACNGs natural gas business on any action or inaction of the City, the appeal states, reciting the citys argument. This story was told for one purpose: to pre-try the Citys defense and prejudice the entire jury pool against the idea of holding the City accountable for ACNGs damages. The added remark that if you hold a nail manufacturer responsible for the fall of the kingdom, there would be no more nail manufacturers was especially egregious and prejudicial, the appeal states. The juror pool had a significant number of individuals who lived in or around the city and were concerned a verdict against the city would harm them financially due to social, economic or personal relations with the city, according to the appeal. By blatantly suggesting that if the jury ruled against the City it would bankrupt the City, counsel was directly appealing to the jurors self-interest, the appeal states. Americas CNG also claims a 10-day gap in the proceedings caused by Hurricane Irma prevented it from getting a fair trial because the storm distracted jurors away from the facts of the case and instead on the impact of the natural disaster on their lives, according to the appeal. The gap came in the middle of the cross examination of City Manager Wendell Johnson, one of the most important witnesses in the trial, giving him enough time to reconsider his testimony, prepare for continued cross examination and gather his composure, the appeal states. Johnson could not be reached for comment. APPEALContinued From 1AThe juror pool had a signicant number of individuals who lived in or around the city and were concerned a verdict against the city would harm them nancially due to social, economic or personal relations with the city, according to the appeal. stemmed from multiple late February incidents uncovered after the stores regional loss prevention manager received an anonymous tip and began an internal investigation. The tip said that the 2172 SE Baya Drive locations store manager, Clark, was taking cash and cash deposits from the establishment. The warrant detailed the loss prevention managers investigation cen tered on two incidents he uncovered fr om bank statements, store records and video surveillance. Due to video footage from the store and conflicting bank statements it is believed that Staci Clark took posses sion of the deposit funds [$2554] and did not deposit into the bank thus taking the funds, the warrant stated. Mostly, the loss prevention managers records showed that deposited bags, each with unique numerical iden tifiers, did not match those dropped off at the bank and were later found miss ing from the store Clark was identified leaving with the amounts. A deposit was prepared at closing time on February 18, 2018 by [an] employee with bag seal ending in 292, the warrant said. It was discovered that the aforementioned deposit was never received by Columbia Bank on supplied bank statements reflecting deposit dates. Store employees prepared the deposits for bank delivery and Clark later pocketed entire deposits and par tial amounts, the warrant stated. An undisclosed amount was removed from the sealed bag at which point Staci exited the building. Staci then returned without any deposit, the warrant stated. Clark was reportedly fired following the investigation and then contact(ed) by CCSO. MANAGERContinued From 1A arrested by Lake City police at Walmart Monday afternoon and placed in jail on $7,000 bond for misdemeanor possession of narcotic equipment and felony dr ug possession charges. According to the LCPD report, a complaint was received about the noisy vehicle with Hole and an Old Town man inside, whom the caller said were behaving suspiciously. Hole and the man were sitting in the gold Lincoln passenger vehicle, which was registered to a Live Oak woman who was in the store at the time they arrived, according to the report. Both subjects were told the reason why officers were making contact with them. Both subjects acknowledged that the alarm was going off, the report stated. They told the officers the keys were with the vehicles owner in the store and they could not turn off the alarm, the report stated. However, after the woman emerged from the store, the report stated she told the officers she wanted both subjects out of her vehicle because they wer e causing problems. The officers asked the owners permission to search the vehicle and found a small blue and black makeup bag con taining a used needle and another small gr een container with what was described as a small pillshaped amount of meth amphetamine. Hole told officers the drug was meth and the bag and its contents were hers, the report stated. Additionally, officers reported they seized the drivers license and tag after discovering her license was invalid and the license plate had a seize order issued by the state. ALARMContinued From 1A Time, irrigation to spring forwardFrom staff reportsOn Sunday, the Suwannee River Water Management District will spring forward with daylight saving time. In addition to the time change, residents and businesses with in the district are reminded to shift current lawn and irrigation measures. Y ear-round lawn and landscape irrigation measures are a statewide effort among all five of the water management districts. During day light saving time, from March 11 until Nov. 4, residents and com mercial properties are permitted to water twice per week. Per mitted hours of irrigation are between 4 p.m. and 10 a.m. Watering during any other time is prohibited. Non-residential properties may water on Tuesdays and Fridays. Residential properties having even numbered addresses or addr esses ending with letters A-M may water on Thursday and Sunday. Residential properties having odd numbered addresses or addresses ending with letters N-Z may water on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The district encourages residents and commercial entities to practice Florida Friendly Landscaping methods. Examples of Florida Friendly Landscaping methods include collecting rainwater, reducing storm water runoff and planting Florida native vegetation. Incorporating these and other steps may signifi cantly reduce the need to irrigate. For more information on irrigation and Florida Friendly landscaping, visit www.mysuwanneeriver.com and look for Water Conservation under the Water Resources tab.Residential properties having even numbered addresses or addresses ending with letters A-M may water on Thursday and Sunday. Residential properties having odd numbered addresses or addresses ending with letters N-Z may water on Wednesdays and Saturdays. A2
F RIDAY, MARCH 9, 2018 LOCAL LAKE CITY REPORTER 3A WALK-IN CLINICNO APPOINTMENT NECESSARYBAYA URGENT CARE & WALK-IN CLINIC Jamie Parrish 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! CHEKSLawn & Land Service, LLC Wes Evachek, Jr. 386-361-1034 Construction/Debris Containers Available755-7060 Delivered to your job site today. Howard Michael LottHoward Michael Lott was born in Homestead, Florida to Theodore Howard Lott and Patricia Tidwell Lott. Mike was preceded in death by his father Ted Lott and brothers; Timothy and George Lott. Survived by his mother Nell and sister Teresa and brother-in-law Chuck Acevedo of Lake City. Wife Jutta Lott of Lake City. His two sons; Danny Lott and Christopher Lott. And longtime friend and ex-wife June Lott. Grandchildren; Madison, Brandon, Jonathan, and Julia. Stepson; Pascual Gunther (Jessica), Stepce Allan Boggan). Many aunts and uncles, cousins and friends. Mike and his mom moved to Lake City, Florida in 2003 from Homestead FL. He was a block mason and worked at Haeco aka Timco and had recently become disabled. Mike loved going to any kind of car races especially the Gator Nationals. He had just attended the South Georgia Motorsport Park races on February 24th with his good friend Scott. He enand helping others. Mike played baseball as a youngster and later coached his boys and played softball in Homestead and Lake City. He will be greatly missed by all who love and knew him. Mike, his niece Melinda and her twins all shared the same birth date. As always the will continue to celebrate January 7th as a special day, including Mike in their celebrations! Services will be held at Falling Creek Chapel, 1290 NW Falling Creek Road, Lake City, FL, 1:00pm on March 10th, Terance Collins giving the eulogy, with a celebration of his life at the Falling Creek Park nearby. The family requests you bring a chair for the park event Seating is limited.Obituaries are paid advertisements.OBITUARY r fnt br frfrnnt COURTESYRobotics team wins mall fundraiserGet Smart robotics team 3556 members hold the mural they colored at Tuesdays Color for a Cause fundraiser at the Lake City Mall. The team beat out seven other nonprofit organizations to win the $250 first prize. All of the murals from the competition are viewable at www.wecolorforacause.com. The community can vote online for their favorite mural to be displayed in the mall. DOT coordinator speaks at council meetingFrom staff reportsLorene Thomas, chairwoman of the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council, welcomed Justin Ryan, district freight and seaports coordinator for Florida Department of Transportation District Two, to the council's recent meet ing in Lake City. A lso in attendance were Columbia County Commissioner Tim Murphy and City of Lake City Mayor Stephen Witt. R yan made a presentation to the council members concerning freight transpor tation and commerce in North Central Florida. The council, whose members are local elected officials and gubernatorial appointees, administers a variety of state and fed eral programs for North Central Florida, including Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor and Union counties. Programs include development of the Strategic Regional Policy Plan, technical assistance to local gover nments in development of comprehensive plans, land development regulations and grant management, and administration of local mitigation strategies, hazardous materials, homeland security and eco nomic development programs. In addi tion, the council staffs the Metropolitan T ransportation Planning Organization for the Gainesville Urbanized Area, the North Central Florida Local Emergency Planning Committee, the North Central Florida Regional Hazardous Materials Response Team and The Original Florida Tourism Task Force. The councils offices are located in Gainesville. More information about the council can be found at www.ncfrpc.org.COURTESYFrom left: North Central Florida Regional Planning Council Chairwoman Lorene Thomas; Doreen Joyner-Howard, Florida Department of Transportation District Two; Justin Ryan, district freight and seaports coordinator for Florida Department of Transportation District Two; Columbia County Commissioner Tim Murphy; City of Lake City Mayor Stephen Witt; and Scott Koons, executive director of the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council. Scott to meet with Parkland parents as decision loomsBy DARA KIMThe News Service of FloridaTALLAHASSEE Gov. Rick Scott will meet today with the families of victims of last months mass shoot ing at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, raising expectations that he will sign into law a sweeping school-safety measure that sparked veto requests from critics on both ends of the gun-control spectrum. The proposal (SB 7026) would raise the minimum age from 18 to 21 and require a three-day waiting period for people purchasing rifles and other long gu ns, requirements that already apply to buying handguns. The measure also would ban the sale of bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic rifles to mimic fully automatic weapons. The new gun r estrictions have infuriated the powerful National Rifle Association, in a state the gun-rights organization has used for years as a testing ground for model legislation. Meanwhile, teachers, parents, black lawmakers and other critics are blasting the bill for a controversial provision that would allow specially trained school personnel, including teachers, to bring guns to schools. T eachers who exclusively perform classroom instruction would be excluded fr om the program, mean ing teachers who have other duties, such as drama coaches, would be eligible to par ticipate. The Florida Education Association on Thursday asked Scott to veto the measure, saying more than 200,000 school employ ees could qualify to carry fir earms, which would do more harm than good. Our teachers and other school employees are ready to fiercely defend our students but none of them should ever have to choose between shepherd ing students to safe ty or confronting an armed assailant where they are sure to draw fire towards the very students they are trying to protect, Joanne McCall, president of the teachers union, wrote in a letter to the governor. NRA Florida lobby ist Marion Hammer on Thursday also sent out an emer gency alert to sup porters, urging them to contact Scott and demand a veto. Hammer a former nation al president of the gun-rights gr oup, accused House lead ers of forcing Republicans to support the measure, which the House passed Wednesday in a 67-50 vote. Just 19 of the chambers 77 Republican mem bers opposed the bill, following what Hammer called one of the most despicable displays of bullying and coercion. The proposal violates Second Amendment rights and punishes law-(abiding) citizens for the actions of a mentally ill teenager who murdered 17 people after Florida officials repeated ly refused to get him the help he needed, Hammer wr ote, referring to 19-yearold Nikolas Cruz, who is charged with murdering 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas. The $400 million school-safety package includes money for early mental-health screening and services, school resource officers, school-hardening grants, and $25 million to raze and rebuild the fresh man building where the shooting spree occurred. The bill also includes a com mission that will investigate the events leading up to and r esponse to the attack by Cruz, who had a lengthy history of mental-health problems. The commission will also make recommen dations. S cott has repeatedly said that he objects to the three-day waiting period in the legislation and oppos es arming teachers, but would not say whether he intends to sign the bill. B ut the governor tele graphed what action he might take on the measur e, which the 17 families said they support. Im going to review the bill line-by-line, and the group that Im going to be talking to, the group that I care the most about right now, because it impacted them so much, is the fam ilies, Scott told reporters Wednesday. Immediately following the nations second-worst school shooting, students, parents and teachers from the Parkland school flooded the Capitol, pleading with the Scott and the Legislature to act. Scott
I crawled out of bed, still very sleepy. When I poured my coffee, I dropped my favorite cup and may have said something crude, as my fine cup hit the floor, and ended up in two parts, cup and handle. What is it ceramic? Glass? Fixing it seemed hopeless. But lucky for me, my smart wife was able to glue it back together, with her special arts-and-crafts-type glue stuff (I dont think thats the technical name for it). Dont we live in a world with such serious and widespread problems that they cant be fixed? As I learned from her, you may be surprised what can be fixed. The world faces such huge problems, but are they fixable? Problems like world health, economic distribution, poverty, political systems, racism, crime, and things like global warming? They can feel overwhelming. On the other hand, it amazes me how many regular folks tackle big challenges and causes, and make a difference! I guess the whole human race, and the whole planet, is really a bunch of causes that can be tackled. Are they fixable? Treatable? What needs to happen? People who are concerned, dissatisfied with parts of their world, and determined to do something, show us every day that there are things that can be changed and improved, on all fronts. They care enough to do something. We can all do something! What cause or causes do you think are important and worthwhile? Human rights, school safety and quality of education, equality of opportunity, folks who are disabled, discriminated against, bullied, have low income levels, womens safety issues, or the homeless, abused or neglected children, or the aged, veterans, those with mental issues like depression. Where do you see something you really want to change? Where does it start? It starts with you! What can we each do? Develop an attitude, and choose some action! Is it Special Forces who say leave no man behind? The psychology of positive thinking, and positive living, can be a valuable and useful tool: Look for the good in everyone, the good side of every issue. What can you learn that will help you know what to do? Choose to think positively, and substitute any negative feelings (and we all have them) for love! Be open to new and different ideas. Reach out to others who care. Join groups who have a cause you share. Take on a project or two; either on your own where you see a need, or with others who want to help. It can start anywhere your job, your school, your neighbor, your social group, your family, community, or local government. It could affect everyone you meet today. A smile in the grocery store. A dollar for Girl Scouts, or a youth football team selling balloons for new uniforms. Just do it. Look for those opportunities where you can make something in your world a little better. Educate yourself. Seek and notice those places you can help, and think about what you can do. No matter how big, or how small something as little as one smile, if it even helps one person a little, might be shared and spread to lots of others. Choose to be part of the solution, and you definitely wont be part of the problem. When you reach out, instead of pointing a finger of blameshake a hand! Replace any resentments you may feel with love. I noticed today that the word character has act right in the middle of itIts not what you say, but more what you act on. The butterfly effect everythings connected, and the smallest action changes the world. OPINION Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding counties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities -Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable communityoriented newspapers. 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BY EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Friday, March 9, 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 OUR OPINIONMore than just a fire truckColumbia County Fire Rescue is proud of its newest rig, and rightly so. Its not so much the hardware it carries, but the training and dedication of the men and women aboard that make this ride special. Advanced Life Support is what makes this engine different, and those three words mean everything to someone in respiratory distress or worse. County first responders can now provide lifesaving assistance formerly only available in an ambulance. For rural residents in particular, great news indeed, with a second ALSequipped engine soon to come. On behalf of all the lives that are going to be saved, thank you to Chief Jeff Crawford and everyone at CCFR who worked to make this a reality. Associated Press TODAY IN HISTORY Can it be fixed?On this date: In 1661, Cardinal Jules Mazarin, the chief minister of France, died, leaving King Louis XIV in full control. In 1796, the future emperor of the French, Napoleon Bonaparte, married Josephine de Beauharnais. (The couple later divorced.) In 1862, during the Civil War, the ironclads USS Monitor and CSS Virginia (formerly USS Merrimac) clashed for five hours to a draw at Hampton Roads, Va. In 1916, Mexican raiders led by Pancho Villa attacked Columbus, N.M., killing 18 Americans. In 1933, Congress, called into special session by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, began its hundred days of enacting New Deal legislation. In 1945, during World War II, U.S. B-29 bombers launched incendiary bomb attacks against Japan, resulting in an estimated 100,000 deaths. In 1954, CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow critically reviewed Wisconsin Sen. Joseph R. McCarthys anti-communism campaign on See It Now. In 1963, two Los Angeles police officers, Ian Campbell and Karl Hettinger, were disarmed and abducted by ex-convicts Gregory Powell and Jimmy Lee Smith during a traffic stop in Hollywood; the officers were taken to an onion field near Bakersfield, Calif., where Campbell was shot to death while Hettinger managed to escape. (Powell and Smith were sent to prison; the case was detailed in the book The Onion Field by Joseph Wambaugh.) In 1962, the science fantasy novel A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine LEngle was first published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. It can start anywhere. A smile in the grocery store. A dollar for Girl Scouts, or a youth football team selling balloons for new uniforms. Bob DennyBob.Denny8@gmail.com Bob Denny, LMHC and retired instructor at Florida Gateway College, would appreciate your feedback. Please address your comments and suggestions to Bob. Denny8@gmail.com or phone (386) 4544950. What to make of Kims offer to talk nukesMaybe its President Donald Trumps fire and fury threats and coarseness with the leader he calls Little Rocket Man. Maybe its the squeeze of international sanctions. Maybe its both. But after years of brinkmanship and missile tests, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appears to be signaling willingness to talk to the U.S. about rolling back his nuclear weapons program, and halting missile and nuclear tests while negotiations are ongoing. South Korean envoys wrapping up a two-day visit with Kim announced the news. If genuine, the development represent a remarkable about-face by the North Korean leader, who within the last year has exploded what was widely believed to be a hydrogen bomb, and has tested intercontinental ballistic missiles meant to have U.S. cities within range New York, Washington, D.C. and Chicago. So far, the Trump administrations reaction has been measured. For the first time in many years, a serious effort is being made by all parties concerned, Trump tweeted Tuesday. May be false hope but the U.S. is ready to go hard in either direction! We share the skepticism. Kim and his predecessors have played this game of freeze and thaw before: Pyongyang dangles the promise of denuclearization, only to renege. North Korea agreed to abandon its nuclear weapons in 2005 during the so-called six-party talks, then restarted its program three years later. During the Obama administration, Pyongyang in 2012 agreed to halt nuclear testing. Ten months later, ballistic missile testing resumed, followed by another nuclear test. In all, Pyongyang has carried out three underground nuclear detonations and test launches of more than 40 ballistic missiles since 2014. So Washington should proceed cautiously, in keeping with U.S. wariness about the rapprochement gelling between North and South Korea. That flirtation flourished during the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, most notably when athletes from both countries marched together during the opening ceremonies under a unification flag. Skepticism about North Koreas offer was reflected Tuesday in remarks by Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley Jr., head of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency, at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing. Ashley said Kim shows no interest in walking away from his nuclear or his ballistic missile programs. Additional missile launches are a near certainty, and further nuclear tests are possible. Pyongyang would like nothing more than a scaling back of sanctions as a prelude to talks but Trump should decline any such demand. The prospect of sanctions removal should be in play only when the world sees an end to North Koreas nuclear program. The North Korean regimes motives have always been consistent, no matter which member of the Kim family has been at the helm. Stay in power, get the 20,000 American troops deployed in South Korea to leave the Korean peninsula, and ultimately bring South Korea under Pyongyangs rule. That should always inform Americas approach to Kim, particularly when he clutches an olive branch. Its been 64 years since the Korean War ended in a stalemate, dividing the peninsula into communist North and democratic South. The specter of conflict has loomed over the region ever since. The world would gleefully welcome a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula. But it also is all too aware of Pyongyangs promises of the past, and the hollowness of those promises.Chicago Tribune
FAITH & VALUES Friday & Saturday, March 9 & 10, 2018 ww w.lakecityreporter.com 5A To have your church listed in the directory or to be a sponsor, call 386-755-5440. Church Directory BAPTISTFirst Baptist Church Downtown Lake City 386-752-5422 Sunday Bible Study ....................9:15 am Sunday Worship ...........10:30 am & 6 pm Wed. Bible Study & Luncheon .......12 pm Because He Cares We Care Pastor: Robert C. Bass Lantern Park Baptist Church (Independent Baptist) 239 SE Llewellyn Ave. 386-752-5140 Sunday School ..............................10 am Sunday Worship ............................11 am Sunday Evening ..............................6 pm Wed. Prayer Meeting..................6:30 pm Wed. Kids-A-Flame ....................6:30 pm Pastor: Joshua Haney Olivet Missionary Baptist Church 541 NE Davis Street 386-752-1990 Sunday School ...........................9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship ..............11 am Wed. Mid-Week Worship ............6:30 pm In Gods Word, Will & Way Pine Grove Baptist Church 1989 N US Hwy 441 386-752-2664 Sunday Bible Study ....................9:45 am Sunday Worship ................11 am & 6 pm Wed. Kids & Youth Ministry .............6 pm Wed. Bible Study ........................6:30 pm Pastor: Ron Thompson Tabernacle Baptist Church (Independent Baptist) 144 SE Montrose Ave. 386-752-4274 Sunday School ..............................10 am Sunday Worship ............................11 am Sunday Eve. .....................................6 pm Wed. Prayer Meeting..................7:30 pm Pastor: Mike NormanCATHOLICEpiphany Catholic Church 1905 SW Epiphany Court 386-752-4470 Saturday Vigil Mass .........................5 pm Sunday Mass .................. 8:00 am, 10:30 am Spanish Sunday Mass ............... 12:30 pm Sunday School/ Religious Education ...9:15 am -10:15 amCHURCH OF CHRISTLake City Church of Christ 656 SW State Rd. 47 386-752-6010 Sunday Bible Study .........................9 am Sunday Worship ................10 am & 6 pm Wed. Bible Study .............................7 pm Minister: Brandon Britton www.lakecitychurchofchrist.org Northside Church of Christ 378 NW Gibson Lane 386-755-0393 Sunday Bible Study ........................9 am Sunday Worship ...............10 am & 6 pm Wed. Bible Study ............................7 pm Minister: Philip J. Mobley Sr. www.thenorthsidecoc.com CHURCH OF GODEvangel Church of God 370 SW Monitor Glen 386-755-1939 Sunday School ...........................9:45 am Sunday Worship ......10:50 am & 6:30 pm Wed. Spiritual Enrichment ..............7 pm Shock Youth Church Boys and Girls Clubs Bible Study Pastor: Rick Holmes Lake City Church of God 173 SE Ermine Ave. 386-752-5965 Sunday School ...........................9:45 am Morning Worship .....................10:45 am Sunday Evening Worship .................6 pm Wednesday Evening ...................6:30 pm Pastor: Carroll LeeLUTHERANGrace Lutheran Church (CLC) 9989 CR 136, Live Oak 386-364-1851 Sun School, Bible Class ...............9:30 am Worship ...................................10:30 am The Church of the Lutheran Confession Our Redeemer Lutheran Church LCMS 1 miles S. of I-75 on SR 47 386-755-4299 Sunday Services (nursery provided) ... 10 am Christian Education Hour (all ages) ... 11:30 am Pastor: Stephen Fair Spirit of Christ (ELCA) 145 Sweetbreeze Dr. 386-752-3807 Sunday Services: ........................9:30 am Pastor: Rev. Joy BolanderMETHODISTWatertown Congregational Methodist Church U.S. 90 E. turn on Cortez (next to Quality Ind.) right on Okinawa. Sunday School ...........................9:45 am Sunday Worship ................11 am & 6 pm Wed. Night Service ..........................7 pm Pastor: Randy Ogburn 386-288-6143 PENTECOSTALFirst Full Gospel Church NE Jones Way & NE Washington St. Sunday School ..............................10 am Morning Worship ..........................11 am Evangelistic Service .........................6 pm Youth Services Wed. ......................7 pm Mid-week Service Wed. ................7 pm Everyone Welcome Call 386-755-3408 Pastor: Rev. Stan EllisPRESBYTERIANFirst Presbyterian Church 697 SW Baya Drive 386-752-0670 Sun. School ................................9:15 am Sun. Worship ............................10:30 am NURSERY PROVIDED Pastor: Rev. Kenneth Goodrich Music Director/Worship Coordinator: Tim Redding www.fpclc.orgNON-DENOMINATIONALChrist Central Ministries 217 Dyal Ave. From Hwy 90 take Sisters Welcome Rd., go 5 miles, south, church on left. 386-755-2525 Celebration Services .....................9 & 11 am Wednesday Service .........................7 pm A Church on the Move Lead Pastor: Lonnie Johns Falling Creek Chapel 1290 NW Falling Creek Road 386-755-0580 Sunday School ...........................9:30 am Sunday Worship .......................10:30 am Childrens Bible Study: Thursday ..... 5:30 pm Dinner on Grounds the last Sunday of the month following Sunday Worship EVERYONE WELCOME! Lake City Christian Church 2400 SW SR 247 386-755-9436 Sunday School .................................9:30 am Sunday Worship ............................10:30 am Wednesday Prayer Meeting..................7 pm Minister: Seth Byrd New Beginning Church 3243 SW CR 242 386-752-3805 Sunday School .............10:30 am & 6 pm Wednesday Evening .........................7pm Pastor: Ulis Taylor Wayword Ministries 315 SW Brown Rd, Lake City, FL 32055 Sunday School ..............................10 am Wednesday Service ....................6:30 pm Celebrate Recover: Thursday ...........7 pm Pastor: Don Lewis 386-965-3007 755-7050FREE DELIVERY OVER 180 FLORIDA LOCATIONSLAKE CITY1701 S. 1st Streetin Lake City Plaza MIKELLS POWER EQUIPMENT, INC.Your Lawn & Garden HeadquartersMOWERS CHAINSAWS TRIMMERS 1152 US 90 WEST LAKE CITY, FL386-752-8098 ANDERSON COLUMBIA CO., INC. 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(386) 752-0067 Fresh Meat, Fresh Produce!I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me Philippians 4:13SAVEALOTFOOD STORES 386-752-8656Family Owned & Operated Commercial & Residential Surrender your life to Gods willOne moment Peter is on a spiritual mountain because of what the Father has revealed to him concerning Jesus Christ is confirmed. Then Jesus tells Peter and the other disciples that he will build his church, using them in the process. What happens next they do not see coming. Please read Matthew 16:21-23. A shift in Jesus ministry takes place as he reveals the Fathers plan concerning what must happen in Jerusalem. Now Peter is going to experience shock because of what he has learned. Life is like that sometimes. One moment were excited for Jesus, the next we are struggling with what we have learned. Can you imagine Jesus telling Peter from that moment on he was making him aware constantly what was going to happen in Jerusalem? No one likes to go through suffering. But Jesus has to go through suffering and death so that he is able to be the perfect high priest who is able to sympathize with us in areas of life. Peter did the unexpected after Jesus revealed how he was going to suffer at the hands of the spiritual leaders in Jerusalem. He pulled Jesus aside and rebuked him! Peter didnt want anything to happen to Jesus. Sometimes in our daily lives we struggle with what the Lord reveals to us and we pull a Peter ourselves. We pull Jesus aside and tell him no way! But Jesus in love does the same thing to us that he did to Peter. He rebukes us. Just as Satan had opposed Jesus after his baptism, now he is influencing Peter to oppose Gods plan concerning Jesus and the redemption of humanity. Often times in our lives we get comfortable and when God wanta to use us to fulfill his plan we oppose him at first because we dont see the big picture that God sees. Paul gives us some instruction in Colossians 3:2: Set your minds on things that are above, not on the things that are on earth. The reason why Paul writes this is so that the Colossian believers can put on the new self. Peter could not get over hearing about Jesus death and hear the words on the third day be raised. The reason why a lot of people are not successful in their lives is because they are opposing Gods plan concerning them. We all want the blessings of God on our lives. However, if we oppose his plan concerning Jesus and he wants to use us, we will find ourselves being rebuked like Peter. As we grow in our faith with the Lord we begin to ask Jesus to help us understand what he is trying to teach us so that we can learn. When we learn what he is teaching us and apply his truth to our lives, he blesses us with what he knows best. We can start receiving Gods blessing by surrendering the control of our lives to him. Trust and obey! Robert Bass is pastor of First Baptist Church of Lake City. Robert Bassrobertcbass@yahoo.com Billy Graham: Prophet and theologianJ. Lee Grady in an article lauded Billy Graham for his example of honesty, integrity, purity and humility. Lee commented, So much of what we call ministry today has been compromised by ego Billy Graham raised the bar for all ministers. I pray we will never forget his legacy. While he was not perfect, there was only one who was, I wholeheartedly agree with Lee. But as you might suspect, not everyone shares our perspective. Conservative intellectual George Will wrote, Graham was no theologian. Neither was he a prophet. Intellectuals tend to think they know everything, but Wills reasoning shows he is neither a theologian nor a prophet himself. Will cites as a reference, that Graham was no theologian, an answer he gave when he was asked if he believed in miracles. Graham said television and cars are examples of miracles. I have read a number of Grahams books and to say he is no theologian based on a shallow comment, uttered possibly in the infancy of his ministry and Christian walk, is no cause to say he is no theologian. The sorts of miracles recorded in Scripture confound human reasoning, and cannot be explained by it. They are a mystery one either believes or doesnt believe, and are beyond the ability to prove or disprove. But if one believes in an omniscient, omnipotent God then His supernatural intervention in human history is not inconceivable. Quoting Jesus, something hypocritical for an atheist like Will to do, who believes there is no God, Jesus isnt His Son, nor are the Scriptures inspired by the nonexistent one, Will comments that Graham who was honored by being called Americas Pastor disqualifies him as a prophet because Jesus said, A prophet is not without honor except in his own country. This is where Will fails as an exegete. Jesus was not issuing a prophetic requirement; he was simply making the observation that familiarity CHRISTIAN CONCEPTS Gary Kinggarybkingcc@gmail.comLike spring, you can embrace changeAs I have watched The Weather Channel this winter, I am more thankful than ever to live in Florida! There were many days when our little state was the only ground not literally covered with snow and ice. And yet, my feet stay cold from November till April. Between that and my thick southern accent, I would have to stock up on wool socks and a find a translator to survive up north! So, Im wondering if you have enjoyed the few warm afternoons lately teasing us toward spring as much as I have. I think spring is the season that yells NEW to us like nothing else. After months of everything looking dead, life begins to reappear. Miraculously, God is up to a new thing as He renews the earth! And yet, too often we take it for granted. Perhaps we just get used to the routine and stop really seeing it. Listen to the words of Isaiah 43:16-19: This is what the LORD says He who made a way through the sea, a path through the mighty waters, who drew out the chariots and horses, the army and reinforcements together, and they lay there, never to rise again, extinguished, snuffed out like a wick: Forget the former things: do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up, do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland I provide water in the desert and streams in the wasteland, to give drink to my people, my chosen, the people I formed for myself that they may proclaim my praise. For generations, the children of Israel had repeated the testimony of God delivering them from slavery in Egypt by way of the Red Sea. Indeed, He parted those mighty waters and they walked through on dry ground. He also closed those waters over Pharaohs army and sent the Israelites on their way (Exodus 14). At the time of Isaiahs writing, the Israelites have once again found themselves enslaved. Not by Egypt this time, but by Babylon. No Red Sea, just a lot of sand. And God wants them HEART MATTERS Angie Landangieland3@windstream.netGRAHAM continued on 6A CHANGE continued on 6AFor generations, the children of Israel had repeated the testimony of God delivering them from slavery in Egypt by way of the Red Sea. Indeed, He parted those mighty waters and they walked through on dry ground. The sorts of miracles recorded in Scripture confound human reasoning, and cannot be explained by it. They are a mystery one either believes or doesnt believe, and are beyond the ability to prove or disprove.
6A F RIDAY, MARCH 9, 2018 RELIGION LAKE CITY REPORTER TM Save the Date FOR THE Happy 90 th Birthday!Dad, we love you and thank God for you! From: Vivian, Glyn, Milton, L.C., Otis Jr. and a host of grandchildren O J. B, S. March 10th to trust Him to deliver, but they cant see how He can. According to verse 22: Yet you have not called upon me they are just used to the routine. This is where we are, this is how it is. If we arent careful, we can make an idol out of our routine. We hold on to it so tight that we cant see God doing a new thing all around us, or IN us! What new thing does God want to do in your life? Renew your marriage? Make a new friend or heal a broken relationship? Is it time to get serious about taking care of your health, get your finances under control or just break a bad habit? If you are honest, you already have an idea of what He wants to do; you just havent been willing to change. We settle with this is where I am, this is how it is because change is such a scary word and an even scarier thought. But what if the change is worth the change? What if you had help? This is what the LORD says He who made you, who formed you in the womb, and who will help you: Do not be afraid Isaiah 44:2. This may be where you are, but it doesnt have to be where you stay. Let Him do a new thing so that you may proclaim His praise! Heart Matters is a weekly column written by Angie Land, director of the Family Life Ministries of the Lafayette Baptist Association, where she teaches bible studies, leads marriage and family conferences, and oers biblical counseling to individuals, couples and families.with someone often blinds us to who they actually are. In His hometown of Nazareth Jesus was known as Josephs son, they did not recognize Him as Gods Son. The New York Post was no kinder; it claimed Graham was a pernicious influence on presidents and politics. Of course, it could not cite a specific instance of this deadly advice Graham supposedly was dispensing or how it had affected the political course of the United States. The NYP was probably jealous that Graham had more influence than the paper had. Jesus said, Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great; for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you, Matthew 5:11-12. I think Jesus is in better company and enjoying a greater reward than George Will or the New York Post will ever know. Gary B. King can be reached at email@example.com. GRAHAMContinued From 5A CHANGEContinued From 5A Ge t the word o ut!Your secret to a garage sale success is in the Classieds. Place your ad today! 755-5440 CHURCH CALENDARSpaghetti dinnerOur Redeemer Lutheran Church (5056 SW State Road 47, Lake City) will hold a spaghetti dinner from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. today. Dine in or take out for $7 donation. Proceeds benefit the churchs missionaries. For more information, call 386-755-4299.Pancake breakfastSpirit of Christ Lutheran Church (145 SW Sweetbreeze Drive, Lake City) will offer a pancake breakfast for a $5 donation from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday. There are usually three choices (plain, chocolate chip or fruit banana, blue berry and apple) and they come with sausage, a fruit cup, coffee and juice. Takeout available. For more informa tion, call 386-752-3807.Religious exhibitEpiphany Catholic Church (1905 SW Epiphany Court, Lake City) invites residents to tour its free Eucharistic Miracles of the World exhibit from Saturday to Wednesday in the churchs Parish Hall. Exhibit hours vary by day. Visit www.epiphanycatholiclc.com for more details.Lent Parish MissionThe Saint Francis and Epiphany Parishes invite residents to join them in their Lent Parish Mission, Gods Name is Mercy, from Saturday to Wednesday at Epiphany Catholic Church, 1905 SW Epiphany Court, Lake City. Speakers and services vary by day. Visit www. epiphanycatholiclc.com for more details.Christian SinglesChristian Singles will meet at 5 p.m. Saturday at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 5056 SW State Road 47 (1 mile south of I-75), Lake City.Spring Gospel FestSt. Paul Missionary Baptist Church (222 NW Oosterhout Lane, Lake City) will hold its Spring Gospel Fest at 7 p.m. Friday, March 16. Many groups and soloists will be in the building lifting the name of God through song and dance. For more information or to get involved in the program, call Pastor Alvin Greene at 904-769-3292 or Sister Serinity McCaskill at 386-292-4808.Gospel concertSouthern Joy will perform at Watertown Congregational Methodist Church at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 18. The church is located at 1024 NE Okinawa St., Lake City.Vendors soughtHistoric Bethlehem Lutheran Church near Ellisville is looking for vendors for its Spring Jubilee from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 14. For more information, call Dorothy Feagle at 386-3979388 or Janice Feagle at 386-365-0600.GriefShareFirst United Methodist Church (973 S. Marion Ave., Lake City) offers a non denominational Bible-based support gr oup on Tuesdays for those who are grieving the loss of a loved one. The group meets from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the churchs youth room. The meetings are open to the community, and par ticipants do not have to attend every session. For more information, call 386752-4488.Celebrate RecoveryWayword Ministries (315 NW Brown Road, Lake City) offers a support group for anyone facing an addiction at 7 p.m. on Thursdays. For more information, call Brad at 386-466-4083, Terri at 386234-0577 or Pastor Don Lewis at 386965-3007.AWANA programGateway Baptist Churchs AWANA program is held each Sunday. AWANA is a Bible-based club divided into age appropriate groups so children can learn and interact with other chil dren their age. Children participate in Council Time (Bible story), Handbook Time (memorizing scripture) and Game Time (unique fun and games). AWANA begins each Sunday evening at 5 p.m. Each week there is a light sup per and then activities begin. Dismissal is at 7 p.m. For more information, call the church office at 386-755-4447.
Lake City Reporter SPORTS Friday, March 9, 2018 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas? Contact Eric Jackson or Jordan Kroeger754-0420 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com By JORDAN KROEGERjkroeger@lakecityreporter.comFORT WHITE It wasnt how the Indians drew it up, but theyll certainly take it. With the bases loaded in a scoreless game in the bottom of the seventh inning, Clay Sipprells pitch scurried away from Palatka catcher Tre Keen. Kameron Couey bolted from third base, sliding head first into home plate to give Fort White a 1-0 win in District 5-5A action at Josh Barton Field. I was just running for my life, Couey said. Coueys run capped off a stellar night of pitching from starter Tyler Shelnut, who went all seven innings and finished with eight strikeouts and only three hits given up. Shelnut was in a pitchers duel the entire night with Palatka starter Mason Sharp, who shut out Fort White through six innings and struck out seven. Sipprell came in on relief in the seventh for Sharp, who reached his pitch limit. Fort White struggled to even send a ball out of the infield against the lefty, striking him for only two hits.Indians bounce back against PanthersLOCAL SCOREBOARD Vanguard 1 Columbia 3 Columbia 4 G ainesville 6 DISTRICT 5-5A BASEBALLFort White 1 P alatka 0 DISTRICT 5-5A SOFTBALLFort White 16 Newber ry 1 PREP BASEBALL Follow @LCR_Sports on Twitter for local stories, score updates and more CHRISTINA FEAGIN/Special to the ReporterFort Whites Tyler Shelnut pitches against Palatka Thursday night. COURTESYColumbias Project UNIFY basketball team poses with the fourth place trophy after the Special Olympic consolation final at the State Championships in Lakeland. The Tigers fell to Homestead (Miami-Dade) 55-41 in the third place game on Thursday. Tigers drop consolation game, finish fourth in stateBy ERIC JACKSONejackson@lakecityreporter.comColumbia came just shy of pulling off the upset, but Homestead converted critical free throws late to escape with a 55-41 consolation final win over the Tigers at the Lakeland Center Thursday morning. Columbias Jordan Maxwell and Meshac Maddox combined for 25 points yet it wasnt enough to claim the third place spot at the State Championships. Theres no hard feelings for the Tigers, though, despite the season-ending loss. Columbia returns home proud after reaching the Final Four for the first time ever. They were very happy, coach John Brown said after the Special Olympics final. They were happy just being able to play at the Lakeland Center. Thats not an everyday occasion. The Tigers defeated Homestead in an exhibition game back in November. But with the stakes much higher, Columbia couldnt grab the lead Thursday. The Tigers were in contention for most the contest, coach Brown says, but they committed pivotal fouls down the stretch that let the Miami-Dade County team to claim the bronze. Columbia reached the consolation game by defeating Boynton Beach in the Elite Eight round in January. After losing in last years playoff pool, the Florida Project UNIFY basketball team survived the regional appearance, splitting both games. Columbia was one of the states 98 UNIFY teams that took the court this season. This was the third year Special Olympics Project UNIFY partnered with the Florida High School Athletic Association to further showcase Unified Sports. Each UNIFY team is a composite of three spe-Couey scores on a passed ball in 7th for 1-0 win over Palatka. SPECIAL OLYMPICS PREP SOFTBALL Maxwell, Maddox combine for 25 points in defeat.STATE continued on 6B INDIANS continued on 6B By ERIC JACKSON firstname.lastname@example.org With the score tied, bases loaded in the eighth, freshman Briana Boggs stepped in the batters box for the biggest at-bat of her career and she wouldnt disappoint. The catchers base-clearing double gave her team their first lead of the night. Story Giebeig cut the deficit with a solo shot in the bottom frame, but Columbias late rally came little too late, falling to district leader Gainesville 6-4 in extras Thursday night. Gainesville pitcher Alissa Humphrey kept her team undefeated on the season by recording 18 strikeouts in a complete game performance. The sophomore ace surren dered only four hits, helping her team take bragging rights in the I-75 rivalr y. Shes been pitching like that all year, Gainesville coach Chris Chronister said about Humphrey. Columbia is a good hitting team, and we hadnt really faced anyone with the kind of lineup like they have. I think she was a little tight in the first couple innings, but once she settled in she was really able to get going. Humphrey was well-matched in the pitch ers duel by counterpart CrisDeona Beasley. Columbias junior star ter finished with 10 strikeouts in an impressive performance that was overshadowed by the Lady Hurricanes comeback late. See CHS, Page 6B See CHS, Page 6B Gainesvilles Hallie Karas runs around the bases after her two-run home run in the sixth inning. Columbia fell 6-4 Thursday night. BRENT KUYKENDALL/Lake City Reporter B2
2B F RIDAY, MARCH 9, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER TV LISTINGSToday AUTO RACING 12:30 p.m. FS1 NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, TicketGuardian 500, practice, at Avondale, Ariz. 2 p.m. FS1 NASCAR, Xfinity Series, DC Solar 200, practice, at Avondale, Ariz. 4 p.m. FS1 NASCAR, Xfinity Series, DC Solar 200, final practice, at Avondale, Ariz. 5 p.m. FS1 NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, TicketGuardian 500, qualifying, at Avondale, Ariz. BOXING Midnight (Saturday) ESPN2 Ronny Rios vs. Azat Hovhannisyan, junior featherweights, at Costa Mesa, Calif. COLLEGE BASKETBALL Noon ESPN2 AAC Tournament, first quar terfinal, at Orlando, Fla. 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GOLF 2 p.m. GOLF PGA Tour, Valspar Championship, second round, at Palm Harbor, Fla. 6 p.m. GOLF Champions Tour, Toshiba Classic, first round, at Newport Beach, Calif. 2:30 a.m. (Saturday) GOLF European PGA Tour, Hero Indian Open, third round, at New Delhi MLB BASEBALL 1 p.m. MLB Spring training, Pittsburgh vs. Philadelphia, at Clearwater, Fla. NBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. NBA Washington at New Orleans 10:30 p.m. NBA Cleveland at L.A. 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BOXING 10:15 p.m. SHO Sergey Lipinets vs. Mikey Garcia, for Lipinetss IBF junior welterweight title; Rances Barthelemy vs. Kiryl Relikh, for the vacant WBA World super lightweight title, at San Antonio 10:30 p.m. ESPN Oscar Valdez vs. Scott Quigg, for Valdezs WBO featherweight title; Andy Vences vs. Erick DeLeon, junior lightweights, at Carson, Calif. COLLEGE BASKETBALL 11 a.m. ESPN2 America East Championship, at higher-seeded school 12:30 p.m. ESPNU Ivy League Tournament, first semifinal, at Philadelphia 1 p.m. CBS American Athletic Tournament, first semifinal, at Orlando, Fla. ESPN SEC Tournament, first semifinal, at St. Louis ESPN2 MEAC Tournament, final at Norfolk, Va. CBSSN Atlantic 10 Tournament, first semifinal, at Washington 3 p.m. ESPN SEC Tournament, second semifinal, at St. Louis ESPN2 Ivy League Tournament, second semifinal, at Philadelphia 3:30 p.m. CBS American Athletic Tournament, second semifinal, at Orlando, Fla. 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(N) HALL 20 185 312(5:00) A Country Wedding (2015) My Secret Valentine (2018, Comedy) Lacey Chabert, Andrew Walker. Love, Once and Always (2018) Amanda Schull, Peter Porte. Premiere. Spring FeverThe Golden Girls FX 22 136 248(5:30) Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011, Action) Shia LaBeouf, Josh Duhamel, John Turturro. Iron Man 2 (2010, Action) Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle. Gianni Versace CNN 24 200 202Smerconish CNN Newsroom With Ana Cabrera (N) The Sixties Exploring the controversial events. The Sixties The Sixties World War III. TNT 25 138 245Red Dawn (2012, Action) Chris Hemsworth, Josh Peck. (DVS)The Hunger Games (2012) Jennifer Lawrence. In a dystopian society, teens ght to the death on live TV. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire NIK 26 170 299The Loud HouseThe Loud HouseHenry DangerHenry DangerThe ThundermansKnight Squad (N) Full HouseFull HouseFull HouseFull HouseFriendsFriends PARMT 28 168 241XXX (2002, Action) Vin Diesel, Asia Argento, Marton Csokas. A spy tries to stop an anarchist with weapons. Fast Five (2011, Action) Vin Diesel, Paul Walker. Dom Toretto and company ramp up the action in Brazil. MY-TV 29 32 -The Wild, Wild West Wonder Woman Svengoolie The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T (N) Batman Batman Star Trek Return to Tomorrow DISN 31 172 290Toy Story (1995) Voices of Tom Hanks. Toy Story 2 (1999) Voices of Tom Hanks. (:10) Jessie (:35) Jessie Jessie Jessie Bunkd Bunkd LIFE 32 108 252Web Cam Girls (2017, Drama) Arianne Zucker, Sedona Legge. Stalked by a Reality Star (2018) Cynthia Preston, Emily Bader. Premiere. (:03) Seduced by a Stranger (2017) Chandra West, Steve Bacic. USA 33 105 242(4:08) Shooter (2007)Armageddon (1998) Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Liv Tyler. A hero tries to save Earth from an asteroid. Falling Water The Art of the Deal Modern FamilyModern Family BET 34 124 329(5:00) Stomp the Yard (2007, Drama) Columbus Short, Meagan Good. You Got Served: Beat the World (2011, Drama) Tyrone Brown, Mishael Morgan. Premiere.ATL (2006) Tip Harris, Lauren London. ESPN 35 140 206d College Basketball Big 12 Tournament, Final: Teams TBA. (N) College GameDayd College Basketball ACC Tournament, Final: Teams TBA. (N)s Boxing Scott Quigg vs. Oscar Valdez. (N) ESPN2 36 144 209d College Basketballd College Basketball MAC Tournament, Final: Teams TBA. (N)d College Basketball Southland Tournament, Final: Teams TBA. (N) SportsCenter (N) (Live) SUNSP 37 -Inside the HEATInside the HEATInside Lightning NHL Hockey Montreal Canadiens at Tampa Bay Lightning. Inside LightningInside LightningInside LightningInside the RaysBaseball Begin DISCV 38 182 278Naked and Afraid: Bugged Out Naked and Afraid: Bugged Out Naked and Afraid: Bugged Out Swarm in South America The rainforests of Nicaragua; Panama. (N) Naked and Afraid The Danger Within TBS 39 139 247Seinfeld Seinfeld Seinfeld Seinfeld Big Bang TheoryBig Bang TheoryBig Bang TheoryBig Bang TheoryBig Bang TheoryBig Bang TheoryFull FrontalThe Detour HLN 40 202 204Forensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic Files FNC 41 205 360(5:00) Americas News HeadquartersFox Report (N) Watters World (N) Justice With Judge Jeanine (N) The Greg Gutfeld Show (N) Watters World E! 45 114 236(5:30) What Happens in Vegas (2008) Cameron Diaz.Fifty Shades of Grey (2015, Romance) Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle. Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan. TRAVEL 46 196 277Ghost Adventures Ghost Adventures Ghost Adventures Ghost Adventures (N) The Dead Files (N) The Dead Files HGTV 47 112 229Property Brothers Mad About Plaid Property Brothers Fixer Upper Fixer Upper House Hunters Renovation (N) Log Cabin LivingLog Cabin Living TLC 48 183 280Say Yes, DressSay Yes, DressSay Yes to the Dress Say Yes to the Dress (N) (:04) Say Yes: Wedding SOS (:08) Hear Me, Love Me, See Me (N) (:10) Say Yes to the Dress HIST 49 120 269American Pickers (DVS) American Pickers American Pickers Mikes Big Buy The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen (Part 1 of 4) American Pickers (DVS) ANPL 50 184 282The Zoo Moving Day The Zoo Walk on the Wild Side The Zoo: Bronx Tales Back to Africa The Zoo A kangaroo tries cryotherapy. (:01) The Zoo Love Shack (:01) The Zoo Kangaroo Dave FOOD 51 110 231Spring Baking ChampionshipSpring Baking ChampionshipSpring Baking ChampionshipSpring Baking ChampionshipSpring Baking ChampionshipSpring Baking Championship TBN 52 260 372Precious Memories In Touch With Dr. Charles StanleyHuckabee (N) SomebodysHour of Power Pathway to VictoryHuckabee FSN-FL 56 UEFA Champions League Soccer Teams TBA. (Taped) UEFA Champions League Soccer Teams TBA. (Taped) Magic Pregamed NBA Basketball Orlando Magic at Los Angeles Clippers. (N) SYFY 58 122 244(5:00) Beetlejuice (1988) Beetlejuice (1988, Comedy) Michael Keaton, Alec Baldwin. Beetlejuice (1988, Comedy) Michael Keaton, Alec Baldwin. Futurama Futurama AMC 60 130 254(5:00) Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)Contagion (2011) Marion Cotillard. Doctors try to contain the spread of a lethal virus. Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013) Patrick Wilson. COM 62 107 249(4:45) Shanghai Noon (2000) Jackie Chan. 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Meet the Peetes The Guilt Trip The Golden GirlsThe Golden Girls FX 22 136 248(5:30) Jurassic World (2015) Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard. Terminator Genisys (2015, Science Fiction) Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke. Terminator Genisys (2015) Arnold Schwarzenegger. CNN 24 200 202The Situation Room With Wolf BlitzerErin Burnett OutFront (N) Anderson Cooper 360 (N) Anderson Cooper 360 (N) CNN Tonight With Don Lemon (N) CNN Tonight With Don Lemon (N) TNT 25 138 245NCIS: New Orleans The Abyss NCIS: New Orleans The Dark Knight Rises (2012, Action) Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway. Batman faces a masked villain named Bane. (DVS) The Alienist NIK 26 170 299The Loud HouseSpongeBobAlvinnn!!! andLip Sync BattleThe Princess Diaries (2001, Childrens) Julie Andrews, Anne Hathaway. Full House Friends Friends PARMT 28 168 241Horrible Bosses 2 (2014, Comedy) Jason Bateman, Charlie Day. Premiere. Horrible Bosses (2011, Comedy) Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis. Horrible Bosses 2 (2014) MY-TV 29 32 -Hawaii Five-0 Hawaiian Nightmare M*A*S*H M*A*S*H American Ninja Warrior (Part 1 of 2) American Ninja Warrior (Part 2 of 2) Seinfeld Hogans HeroesCarol BurnettPerry Mason DISN 31 172 290Jessie Jessie Bunkd Gone Girl Bunkd Stuck/MiddleBizaardvark (N) Andi Mack Ravens HomeGravity Falls Gravity Falls Stuck/MiddleBizaardvark LIFE 32 108 252Laurieann Gibson: Beyond Bring It! Season 5 Pre-Game Party Bring It! Coach D begins a new season. Bring It! The Sister Showdown (N) Laurieann Gibson: Beyond Laurieann Gibson: Beyond USA 33 105 242Modern FamilyModern FamilyModern FamilyModern FamilyModern FamilyModern FamilyModern FamilyModern FamilyModern FamilyModern FamilyModern FamilyModern Family BET 34 124 329(5:00) Barbershop (2002, Comedy) Ice Cube. (:35) You Got Served (2004, Drama) Marques Houston, Omarion Grandberry, Jarell Houston. 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TRAVEL 46 196 277Ghost Adventures Black Swan Inn Expedition Unknown (Part 2 of 2) Josh Gates Destination Truth Josh Gates Destination Truth (N) Josh Gates Destination Truth Josh Gates Destination Truth HGTV 47 112 229Beachfront BargainBeachfront BargainBeachfront BargainBeachfront BargainDream HomeDream HomeDream HomeDream HomeHunters IntlHouse Hunters (N) House HuntersHunters Intl TLC 48 183 280Untold Stories of the E.R. Hooked Untold Stories of the E.R. Untold Stories of the E.R. Untold Stories of the E.R. Untold Stories of the E.R. Untold Stories of the E.R. (N) HIST 49 120 269Ancient Aliens The Prototypes Ancient Aliens Voices of the Gods Ancient Aliens: Declassied Visions of Aliens How mysterious beings are depicted. (N) ANPL 50 184 282Insane Pools: Off the Deep End Insane Pools: Off the Deep End Insane Pools: Off the Deep End Insane Pools: Off the Deep End (N) (:03) Insane Pools: Off the Deep End(:03) Insane Pools: Off the Deep End FOOD 51 110 231Diners, DriveDiners, DriveDiners, DriveDiners, DriveDiners, DriveDiners, DriveDiners, DriveDiners, DriveDiners, DriveDiners, DriveDiners, DriveDiners, Drive TBN 52 260 372John Gray WorldPrince: Let GoIts Supernatural!The Potters TouchPraise Hal Lindsey End of the AgePerry StoneThe WatchmanPraise FSN-FL 56 -UEFA Champions NHRA Drag Racing Arizona Nationals. From Phoenix. (Taped) Magic Pregamed NBA Basketball Orlando Magic at Sacramento Kings. (N) SYFY 58 122 244(5:15) Gods of Egypt (2016, Fantasy) Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. Futurama Futurama Futurama Futurama Futurama Futurama Futurama Futurama AMC 60 130 254(4:30) Young Guns II (1990)The Day After Tomorrow (2004, Action) Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ian Holm. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) Johnny Depp. COM 62 107 249(:15) The Ofce The Duel (6:50) The Ofce(:25) The OfceChappelles ShowChappelles ShowChappelles ShowChappelles ShowKevin Hart: Let Me ExplainKevin Hart: Im a Grown Little Man CMT 63 166 327Last Man StandingLast Man StandingLast Man StandingLast Man StandingLast Man StandingLast Man StandingLast Man StandingLast Man StandingLast Man StandingMusic City Just Married (2003) Premiere. NGWILD 108 190 283The Incredible Dr. Pol The Incredible Dr. Pol Americas Wild Frontier (N) Wild Bahamas: Enchanted Seas Wild Galapagos Americas Wild Frontier NGEO 109 186 276Wicked Tuna Triple Crossed Wicked Tuna Tuna Trifecta Wicked Tuna Knock Out Punch Wicked Tuna Bait and Switch Wicked Tuna Less than ve days left. 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ARIES (March 21-April 19): Make future plans that will give you something to look forward to. A trip, attending a retreat or making personal changes to how you live will drum up greater enthusiasm and the desire to work hard and get ahead. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Work on your financial documents. Make sure you have everything up-to-date before you submit your tax return or deal with a financial institution. Put your money where it counts, not in someone elses pocket. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): A surprise will help you win someones favor. Consider making changes to a partnership that you feel has greater potential. Someone from a different background will give you greater insight into how you are perceived by others. CANCER (June 21-July 22): Problems will mount if you are too open about the way you feel or what you are doing. Someone will take advantage of you or take credit for what you have done. Protect against loss, setbacks and damage to your reputation. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Socialize with friends, colleagues and people you find mentally stimulating. Participating in energetic activities or events will bring about positive changes that will promote better health. Your enthusiasm will add to your popularity. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Emotional matters will be difficult to control. Try to be understanding and look for a solution without arguing. If you are reluctant to compromise, you may end up being left out. Look at all sides of a situation before you disagree. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): A pleasure trip, shopping spree or time spent with someone who appreciates you will improve your day. An interesting opportunity will develop if you attend a reunion or get together with an old friend. Romance is highlighted. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Work hard and accomplish whats expected of you. Youll feel good about your achievements and enjoy the downtime youve earned. A little pampering will go a long way. Dont let anyone get you riled up when you should be relaxing. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Dont trust anyone with sensitive information. Youll be disappointed by what someone says about you. T ry not to respond negatively. Stay focused on the people and plans that will bring positive results. Romance will improve your personal life. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Problems will mount if you or someone else isnt honest about your feelings or future plans. Question whats going on and make sure that everyone involved is on board before you spend money or make a commitment. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Use all the skills you have when looking for new ways to bring in money. Dont disregard what you are capable of doing. A service you can offer will turn into a prosperous enterprise. Explore the possibilities and start small. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Refuse to let emotional issues get in the way of your progress. Set your goals and dont stop until you feel satisfied with what youve accomplished. Plan to celebrate with someone who has helped you out. DEAR ABBY: My granddaughter is getting married in seven months and Im worried for her. I see many red flags shes ignoring. Because Im old, I dont think she will believe me. You have printed a list of warning signs of an abusive mate. Can you print it again so I can give it to her? PERCEPTIVE IN PENNSYLVANIA DEAR PERCEPTIVE: Gladly, because it could be a lifesaver. (1) PUSHES FOR QUICK INVOLVEMENT: Comes on strong, claiming, Ive never felt loved like this by anyone. An abuser pr essures the new partner for an exclusive commitment almost immediately. (2) JEALOUS: Excessively possessive; calls constantly or visits unexpectedly; pr events you from going to work because you might meet someone; checks the mileage on your car. (3) CONTROLLING: If you are late, interrogates you intensively about whom you talked to and where you were; keeps all the money; insists you ask permission to go anywhere or do anything. (4) UNREALISTIC EXPECT ATIONS: Expects you to be the perfect mate and meet his or her every need. (5) ISOLATION: Tries to isolate you from family and friends; accuses people who are your supporters of causing trouble. The abuser may deprive you of a phone or car or try to prevent you from holding a job. (6) BLAMES OTHERS FOR PROBLEMS OR MISTAKES: Its always someone elses fault if something goes wrong. (7) MAKES OTHERS RESPONSIBLE FOR HIS OR HER FEELINGS: The abuser says, You make me angry instead of I am angry, or says, Youre hurting me by not doing what I tell you. (8) HYPERSENSITIVITY: Is easily insulted, claiming hurt feelings when he or she is really mad. Rants about the injustice of things that are just a part of life. (9) CRUELTY TO ANIMALS OR CHILDREN: Kills or pun ishes animals brutally. Also may expect childr en to do things that are far beyond their ability (whips a 3-year-old for wetting a diaper) or may tease them until they cry. Sixty-five percent of abusers who beat their partners will also abuse children. (10) PLAYFUL USE OF FORCE DURING SEX: Enjoys throwing you down or holding you down against your will during sex; finds the idea of rape exciting. (11) VERBAL ABUSE: Constantly criticizes or says blatantly cruel things; degrades, curses, calls you ugly names. This may also involve sleep deprivation, waking you with relentless verbal abuse. (12) RIGID GENDER ROLES: Expects you to serve, obey, remain at home. (13) SUDDEN MOOD SWINGS: Switches from sweet to violent in min utes. (14) P AST BATTERING: Admits to hitting a mate in the past, but says the person made him or her do it. (15) THREATS OF VIOLENCE: Says things like, Ill break your neck or Ill kill you, and then dismisses them with, Everybody talks that way, or I didnt really mean it. Anyone at risk should contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline at (800) 799-7233 or thehotline.org. DEAR ABBY : My 14-year-old daughter caught her father, my husband, emailing and texting other women. He has been doing it for months. He says he went on dating sites because he was unhappy in our marriage and needed attention and to feel desirable. He claims he only emailed and texted these women discussing r elationship troubles, no sex talk. Im furious he was so careless that our daughter found the emails (in one he stated his sex drive was very high and asked how her sex drive was). I am devastated that he would do this to our family. He says he didnt think it was cheating because it was only online and sex wasnt discussed. Please advise. FURIOUS IN THE SOUTH DEAR FURIOUS: Your husband isnt being honest. At the very least there W AS sex talk as soon as he used that three-letter word in his emails/ texts to the women on the dating sites. Y ou two are overdue for a visit to a marriage and family therapist to determine if the damage your husband has done to his r elationship with you and his daughter can be repaired. Please do not wait to schedule an appointment. DEAR ABBY : My ex-wife and I were together for five years (married for two). While she was with me I suppor ted her financially and put her through college. She left me a year ago. I was the one who filed for divorce. After she left, I gave her half the money in my savings account to help her while she was tr ying to land on her feet. She has found a job now, but struggles to pay bills. Recently she called and asked me to lend her money to help with her power bill. I refused. While I understand that shes no longer my financial responsibility, I still feel compelled to help her What can I do to prevent her from putting me in an awkward situation (I have since moved on to a new relationship) without having to be a complete jerk? NICE GUY IN TEXAS DEAR NICE GUY : As you accurately put it, your ex-wife is no longer your responsibility. After she walked out on you, you did the right thing in filing for divorce. You are acting like you feel guilty for doing so. By paying for her education and enabling her to support herself, you were mor e than generous. The surest way to prevent yourself from being hit on for money would be to respond with a firm and final NO. Granddaughter is blind to signs of her fiances abusive potential Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.comFRIDAY & SATURDAY, MARCH 9 & 10, 2018 ADVICE & PUZZLES LAKE CITY REPORTER 3B Mar ch 9: Country singer Mickey Gilley is 82. Actress Trish Van Devere is 77. Singer John Cale (The Velvet Underground) is 76. Singer Mark Lindsay of Paul Revere and the Raiders is 76. TV anchor Charles Gibson is 75. Guitarist Robin Trower (Procol Harum) is 73. Singer Jeffrey Osborne is 70. Guitarist Jimmie Fadden of The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is 70. Actress Linda Fiorentino (Men in Black) is 60. Actor Tom Amandes (Eli Stone, Parenthood) is 59. Guitarist Rusty Hendrix of Confederate Railroad is 58. Actress Juliette Binoche is 54. Bassist Robert Sledge of Ben Folds Five is 50. Drummer Shannon Leto of 30 Seconds to Mars is 48. Rapper C-Murder (aka C-Miller) is 47. Actor Emmanuel Lewis (Webster) is 47. Actress Jean Louisa Kelly (Yes, Dear, Mr. Hollands Opus) is 46. Actor Kerr Smith (Life Unexpected, Dawsons Creek) is 46. Actor Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) is 39. Comedian Jordan Klepper (The Daily Show) is 39. Rapper Chingy is 38. Actor Matthew Gray Gubler (Criminal Minds) is 38. Guitarist Chad Gilbert of New Found Glory is 37. Keyboardist Ben Tanner of Alabama Shakes is 35. Rapper Bow Wow is 31. Rapper YG is 28. Puzzle Solutions on the next page. DEAR ABBY CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS HOROSCOPES | THE LAST WORD BY EUGENIA LAST
4B LAKE CITY REPORTER PUZZLES & COMICS FRIDAY & SATURDAY, MARCH 9 & 10, 2018 DILBERT BABY BLUES BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD CLASSIC PEANUTS PUZZLE ANSWERS Puzzle SolutionsPlace puzzle for Saturdays date Cipher Neil crossword
Classi ed Department 755-5440 FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2018CLASSIFIED LAKE CITY REPORTER5B CLASSIFIED LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVANTAGETake ADvantage of the Reporter Classifieds!755-5440 1000 Degrees Pizza looking for qualified GM 3-5 yrs management experience. Call Robert 386-623-5165 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 12-2017-CA000348 DIVISION: U.S. BANK TRUST, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR LSF9 MASTER PARTICIPATION TRUST, Plaintiff, vs. CECIL W. WATERS, JR. A/K/A CECIL WOODROE WATERS, JR., et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 27, 2018, and entered in Case No. 12-2017-CA-000348 of the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida in which U.S. Bank Trust, N.A., as Trustee for LSF9 Master Participation Trust, is the Plaintiff and Cecil W. Waters, Jr. a/k/a Cecil Woodroe Waters, Jr., Patricia Waters a/k/a Patricia K. Waters, Unknown Party #1 n/k/a Sabina Sherrod, are defendants, the Columbia County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the third floor of the Columbia Count Courthouse at 173 N.E. Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055, Columbia County, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 30th day of May, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: PARCEL 2-N, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST SECTION 7; COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE WEST OF THE SOUTHEAST OF SOUTHWEST OF SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND RUN SOUTH 88 DEGREES 50 MINUTES 58 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SOUTHEAST 14 OF SOUTHWEST 1/4, A DISTANCE OF 1007.07 FEET TO A POINT ON THE EASTERLY MAINTAINED RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF DEKLE ROAD; THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 06 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID EASTERLY MAINTAINED RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE 352.90 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 43 MINUTES 24 SECONDS EAST 679.45 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 39 SECONDS EAST PARALLEL TO THE EAST LINE OF THE WEST OF THE SOUTHEAST SOUTHWEST A DISTANCE OF 321.54 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 43 MINUTES 24 SECONDS WEST 680.71 FEET TO A POINT ON THE EASTERLY MAINTAINED RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF DEKLE ROAD; THENCE NORTH 01 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 06 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID EASTERLY MAINTAINED RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE 321.54 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTAINING 5.02 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. SUBJECT OT RESTRICTIONS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 0789, PAGES 2015-2016, COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND SUBJECT TO POWER LIEN EASEMENT. TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A PERMANENT FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO, DESCRIBED AS A 1984 SINGLEWIDE MOBILE HOME BEARING VIN/SERIAL NUMBER TWIN C GS 11024. A/K/A 949 SOUTHWEST DEKLE ROAD, LAKE CITY, FL 32024 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 in Columbia County, Florida this 27th day of February, 2018. Clerk of the Circuit Court Columbia County, Florida By: /s/ S. Weeks Deputy Clerk 410270 March 9, 16, 2018 Front Desk, experience a plus, will train. Competitive wages. Individual must be responsible with good work history. Apply in person. NO CALLS. America;s Best Value Inn of Lake City 3835 W US Hwy 90 CDL Class A Drivers Wanted Min 2 yrs exp. Home nightly & weekends. Benefits avail. Call 1-386-362-1185 or email email@example.com NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGCONCERNING AN AMENDMENT TO THE COLUMBIA COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN BY THE PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD OF COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA, SERVING ALSO AS THE LOCAL PLANNING AGENCY OF COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to Sections 163.3161 through 163.3248, Florida Statutes, as amended, and the Columbia County Land Development Regulations, as amended, hereinafter referred to as the Land Development Regulations, objections, recommendations and comments concerning the amendment, as described below, will be heard by the Planning and Zoning Board of Columbia County, Florida, serving also as the Local Planning Agency of Columbia County, Florida, at a public hearings on March 22, 2018 at 6:05 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, in the School Board Administrative Complex located at 372 West Duval Street, Lake City, Florida. CPA 0227, an application by Cecilia Davis, owner, to amend the Future Land Use Plan Map of the Comprehensive Plan by amending the future land use classification from RESIDENTIAL, LOW DENSITY to COMMERCIAL for the property described, as follows: Commence at the Southeast Corner of SW 1/4 of NW 1/4, Section 17, Township 3 South, Range 17 East, and run thence south 8947' West along the South line of said SW 1/4 of NW 1/4, 66.6 feet to the west right-of-way line of U. S. Highway No. 441, thence run North 0o13 West along said West right-of-way line, 370 feet for a POINT OF BEGINNING; thence run South 8947' West on a perpendicular to said West right-of-way line, 256.0 feet, thence run North 013' West parallel to said West right-ofway line, 215 feet, thence run North 8947' East on a perpendicular, 256.0 feet to said West right-of-way line U.S. Highway No. 441, thence run South 0 13' East along said West rightof-way line, 215 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Said lands lying in the E 1/2 of SW 1/4 of NW 1/4, Section 17, Township 3 South, Range 17 East, Columbia County, Florida. Containing 1.26 acres, more or less. A Portion of Tax Parcel Number 17-3s-17-05000-003 The public hearing may be continued to one or more future date. Any interested party shall be advised that the date, time and place of any continuation of the public hearing shall be announced during the public hearing and that no further notice concerning the matter will be published, unless said continuation exceeds six calendar weeks from the date of the above referenced public hearing. At the aforementioned public hearing, all interested parties may appear to be heard with respect to the amendment. Copies of the amendment are available for public inspection at the Office of the County Planner, County Administrative Offices located at 135 Northeast Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida, during regular business hours. All persons are advised that if they decide to appeal any decision made at the above referenced public hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in the proceeding should contact Lisa K. B. Roberts, at least seven (7) days prior to the date of the hearing. Ms. Roberts may be contacted by telephone at (386) 758-1005 or by Telecommunication Device for Deaf at (386) 758-2139. 411580 March 9, 2018 REQUEST FOR VOLUNTEERS COLUMBIA COUNTY The Columbia County Board of County Commission is seeking volunteers for the following position: COLUMBIA COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL: The Columbia County Tourist Development Council is established pursuant to the provisions of Section 125.0104, Florida Statutes. The Council shall, from time to time, make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners for the effective operation of the special projects or uses of the tourist development tax revenue raised by the tourist development tax levied. The Council shall continuously review all expenditures of revenue raised by the tourist development tax levied, receive at least quarterly expenditure reports from the Board of County Commissioners or its designee, and shall report to the Board of County Commissioners all expenditures of said revenue believed to be unauthorized by the provisions of Ordinance No. 84R-1. Columbia County Board of County Commissioners is seeking an individual who resides in Columbia County, Florida to fill the position. This individual must work in the tourism industry and demonstrate interest in tourist development, but who is not an owner or operator of motels, hotels or other tourist accommodations in Columbia County. Regular meetings of the Tourist Development Council are held bi-monthly on the third Wednesday of the month. All members of the Council shall serve for staggered terms of four (4) years. Individuals shall serve without compensation. Persons interested in volunteering for appointment should complete the Board of County Commissioner Board/Committee Application located on the county website at www.columbiacountyfla.com or you may contact the office of the Board of County Commissioners at (386) 758-1006 to obtain an application. Completed applications may be submitted to the Columbia County Board of County Commissioners, P.O. Drawer 1529, Lake City, Florida 32056-1529, (386) 758-2182 (fax) or firstname.lastname@example.org on or before Friday, March 23, 2018. 412083 March 9, 16, 2018 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CONCERNING A SPECIAL EXCEPTION AS PROVIDED FOR IN THE COLUMBIA COUNTY LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS BY THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT OF COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the Columbia County Land Development Regulations as amended, hereinafter referred to as the Land Development Regulations, comments, objections and recommendations concerning the special exception, as described below, will be heard by the Board of Adjustment of Columbia County, Florida, at a public hearing on March 22, 2018 at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, in the School Board Administrative Complex located at 372 West Duval Street, Lake City, Florida. SE 0579, by Steve Stith of Century Ambulance, agent for Jerry and Pauline Corbett, owner, to request a special exception be granted as provided for in Section 4.5.7(39) of the Land Development Regulations to allow for an Emergency Services use in an Agriculture-3 ("A-3") Zone District. The special exception has been filed in accordance with a site plan dated February 26, 2018 and submitted as part of a petition dated February 26, 2018, to be located on property described, as follows: Lot 17 of "Columbia City Homesites, Unit 2" as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 107 of the Public Records of Columbia County, Florida. Containing 0.50 acres, more or less Tax Parcel 22-5s-16-03693-117 The public hearing may be continued to one or more future date. Any interested party shall be advised that the date, time and place of any continuation of the public hearing shall be announced during the public hearing and that no further notice concerning the matter will be published, unless said continuation exceeds six calendar weeks from the date of the above referenced public hearing. At the aforementioned public hearing, all interested parties may appear to be heard with respect to the special exception. Copies of the special exception are available for public inspection at the Office of the County Planner, County Administrative Offices, 135 Northeast Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida, during regular business hours. All persons are advised that if they decide to appeal any decision made at the above referenced public hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in the proceeding should contact Lisa K. B. Roberts, at least seven (7) days prior to the date of the hearing. Ms. Roberts may be gy contacted by telephone at (386) 758-1005 or by Telecommunication Device for Deaf at (386) 758-2139. 411619 March 9, 2018 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGCONCERNING AN AMENDMENT TO THE COLUMBIA COUNTY LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS BY THE PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD OF COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA, SERVING ALSO AS THE LOCAL PLANNING AGENCY OF COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to Sections 163.3161 through 163.3248, Florida Statutes, as amended, and the Columbia County Land Development Regulations, as amended, hereinafter referred to as the Land Development Regulations, objections, recommendations and comments concerning the amendments, as described below, will be heard by the Planning and Zoning Board of Columbia County, Florida, serving also as the Local Planning Agency of Columbia County, Florida, at public hearings on March 22, 2018 at 6:05 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matters can be heard, in the School Board Administrative Complex located at 372 West Duval Street, Lake City, Florida. Z 0579, an application by Cecilia Davis, owner, to amend the Official Zoning Atlas of the Land Development Regulations by amending the zoning district of certain lands, the Planning and Zoning Board, serving also as the Local Planning Agency, recommends to the Board of County Commissioners that the zoning district be amended from RESIDENTIAL, SINGLE FAMILY/MOBILE HOME-2 ("RSF/MH-2") to COMMERCIAL, GENERAL ("CG") for the property described, as follows: Commence at the Southeast Corner of SW 1/4 of NW 1/4, Section 17, Township 3 South, Range 17 East, and run thence south 8947' West along the South line of said SW 1/4 of NW 1/4, 66.6 feet to the west right-of-way line of U. S. Highway No. 441, thence run North 013' West along said West right-of-way line, 370 feet for a POINT OF BEGINNING; thence run South 8947' West on a perpendicular to said West right-of-way line, 256.0 feet, thence run North 013' West parallel to said West right-ofway line, 215 feet, thence run North 8947' East on a perpendicular, 256.0 feet to said West right-of-way line U.S. Highway No. 441, thence run South 013' East along said West right-of-way line, 215 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Said lands lying in the E 1/2 of SW 1/4 of NW 1/4, Section 17, Township 3 South, Range 17 East, Columbia County, Florida. Containing 1.26 acres, more or less. A Portion of Tax Parcel Number 17-3s-17-05000-003 The public hearings may be continued to one or more future date. Any interested party shall be advised that the date, time and place of any continuation of the public hearings shall be announced during the public hearings and that no further notice concerning the matters will be published, unless said continuation exceeds six calendar weeks from the date of the above referenced public hearings. At the aforementioned public hearings, all interested parties may appear to be heard with respect to the amendments. Copies of the amendments are available for public inspection at the Office of the County Planner, County Administrative Offices located at 135 Northeast Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida, during regular business hours. All persons are advised that if they decide to appeal any decision made at the above referenced public hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in the proceeding should contact Lisa K. B. Roberts, at least seven (7) days prior to the date of the hearing. Ms. Roberts may be contacted by telephone at (386) 758-1005 or by Telecommunication Device for Deaf at (386) 758-2139. 411551 March 9, 2018 Martin L. Garcia of Brownsville, Texas will be hiring 74 temporary farm workers, needed from 04/15/2018 through 08/31/2018 at 35 hours per week in Alma, GA. Workers will harvest, pack and load blueberries. The wage is $10.95 per hour or $0.50 per pound or the prevailing wage rate whichever is higher. Guarantee of of total hours offered. Employer furnishes work tools, supplies and equipment. Free housing is provided for workers that cannot reasonably return home at the end of the day. Transportation and subsistence expense provided with completion of 50% of the work contract. Interested workers should apply at the nearest Georgia Department of Labor office and provide the office with a copy of this advertisement or call Martin L. Garcia at 912-508-5362 between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. Reference Job # 2037209148 1/2 to 5 acre lots; owner financing. some with w/s/pp Deas Bullard/BKL Properties 386-752-4339 www.landnfl.com NOTICE OF INTENT TO REGISTER FICTITIOUS NAME Notice is hereby given that WEN-ONE OF FLORIDA, INC., 1262 SE Baya Drive, Lake City, Columbia County, Florida, intends to carry on a business under the name of WENDY'S and intends to register said fictitious name in accordance with Florida Statutes Section 865.09. Dated this 5th day of March, 2018 WEN-ONE OF FLORIDA, INC., a Florida corporation By: /s/ Brian L. Tucker As Its: President Contact Phone Number: 386438-8951 Extent of Interest: 100% 411515 March 9, 2018 Starting at $ 615/mo, tile floors, fresh paint. Great Area. Call ( 386 ) 752-9626 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 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 LAKE BUTLER HOSPITAL PTA & COTA-PRN Please visit our website www.lakebutlerhospital.com for more information and to fill out an application. PH. 386.496.2323 Ext 9258, Fax 386.496.2105 Equal Employment Opportunity / Drug & Tobacco Free Workplace PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to be at least 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from a licensed veterinarian documenting they have mandatory shots and are free from intestinal and external parasites. Many species of wildlife must be licensed by Florida Fish and Wildlife. If you are unsure, contact the local office for information. PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. The Lake Shore Hospital Authority, located in Lake City, FL, is seeking applicants with healthcare management experience to serve as the Executive Director for the Authority. This executive-level position will be filled as a part-time position. A Request for Qualifications is available upon request. Please make your request to Sonja Markham, Administrative Assistant, at 386-344-6033 or email@example.com. 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. 3/2, lease option. No Pets. 1st, last + $800 sec, $1100/mo South of town. credit ref req'd 386-397-5425 or 386-755-9476 Handyman 94 Fleetwood 3/2 MH on 5 gorgeous ac, new roof & sheetrock, fenced, needs interior finish. 242 SW Unicorn Ct, Ft White. $94,900 $5K down, $789/mo 352-215-1018 www.LandOwnerFinancing.com 2BR MH on Yates Loop off Turner Rd, lg lot, trees, quiet. 386-752-6269 leave message if no answer. 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, 45-5 5 hours a week. Apply in person 3631 E US Hwy 90, Lake City FL 32055 or send application to firstname.lastname@example.org NO Phone Calls 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 VyStar Credit Union Career Opportunities Open House March 22, 2018 5:30 PM 7:30 PM Come speak with our hiring managers about the following positions: Teller Specialist and Member Relationship Specialist Location: VyStar Credit Union 411 NW Commons Loop Lake City, Florida 32025 Bring your resume and discuss the career opportunities at VyStar Credit Union or visit www.vystarcu.org/ home/ careers for open positions. Benefits offered to Part-time (Minimum 30 hours per week) and Full-time Employees VyStar Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer 2BR,2BA, Lge Shop/BR, CHA, by VA, Lease option $800 & Sec. 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By TIM REYNOLDSAssociated PressMIAMI Dwyane Wade went to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High hoping to spread some goodwill and bring much-needed smiles to faces of students and teachers. He also went to listen and was impressed by what the kids said. Speaking Thursday about his surprise visit the previous day to the school in Parkland, Florida were 17 people mostly students were shot and killed last month, the Miami Heat guard said he was stunned to see how well-organized the Douglas students are already in their quest for fast and substantive societal change. They are well-prepared and well-aware of what they need to do and what they want to do and the change they want to see, Wade said. Its great. Its great to hear. Its great to see that, because I come from a community in Chicago where our youth are getting killed daily and dont have the same voice, dont have the same light on them that Parkland has. These kids understand what they have. Numerous students posted video and photos of Wades visit on social media. Only a few of Wades closest advisers were aware of his plan to go to the school Wednesday in advance, and students made clear his visit provided a huge emotional lift. Greatest moment of my life, student Joey Pelose said of the Wade visit. Wades family has been touched multiple times by gun violence, including when his cousin a mother of four was shot and killed on a Chicago street in 2016, with police saying she was not the intended target. The shooting in Parkland has affected him deeply as well, not just for the schools proximity to Miami and to a school that one of his sons attends, but also because one of the victims was buried in a Wade jersey. Wade has also met with the family of that teen, Joaquin Oliver and promised them that he would keep using his voice to help facilitate change. Its a call to action for all of us and were honored to be just a small part of it to support them and hopefully give them all a much bigger megaphone, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. We can help with that, but what bigger megaphone can you have than Dwyane Wade going down there and allowing their voices to be heard so many other places. Thats powerful. Wades visit was one of several examples of how the sports world keeps trying to help the school heal. Major League Baseball teams all wore Stoneman Douglas hats in their spring-training openers. Last week, a contingent of representatives from the Heat (including Spoelstra and players Udonis Haslem, Justise Winslow and Kelly Olynyk, plus Haslems wife Faith), the Florida Panthers, the Miami Marlins and Miami Dolphins all privately met with five families of students who were wounded in the Feb. 14 massacre to offer help. Earlier this week, the Panthers arranged for the schools hockey team to hoist and skate with the Stanley Cup. We know we did the right thing, said Panthers executive Shawn Thornton, who helped arrange the Cup visit. And Wednesday night, when the U.S. womens national soccer team beat England 1-0 to win the SheBelieves Cup tournament in Orlando, Florida, the match was preceded by a moment of silence for Douglas soccer player and shooting victim Alyssa Alhadeff. Her family and teammates all received U.S. jerseys with Alhadeffs name and number on them. Just when I think there are no more tears to cry, student Aly Sheehy wrote on Twitter in response to the gesture at the U.S.-England match. Thank you ... for allowing us to come and heal. Florida lawmakers earlier this week passed a school safety bill with new restrictions on rifle sales and a program to arm some teachers, though it remains unclear if Gov. Rick Scott will sign the bill which has the support of victims families into law. 6B F RIDAY, MARCH 9, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER NBAThursdays Games Brooklyn 125, Charlotte 111 Miami 108, Philadelphia 99 Boston 117, Minnesota 109 Oklahoma City 115, Phoenix 87 San Antonio at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.NHLThursdays Games Columbus 5, Colorado 4, OT Winnipeg 3, New Jersey 2 Boston 3, Philadelphia 2 Buffalo 4, Ottawa 3, SO Florida 5, Montreal 0 Vegas 4, Detroit 0 Tampa Bay 5, N.Y. Rangers 3 Nashville 4, Anaheim 2 Carolina 3, Chicago 2 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.MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALLThursdays Top 25 Games No. 1 Virginia 75, vs. Louisville 58 (ACC Tournament) No. 2 Villanova 94, Marquette 70 (Big East Tournament) No. 3 Xavier 88, St. Johns 66 (Big East Tournament) No. 5 Duke 88, Notre Dame 70 (ACC Tournament) No. 9 Kansas 82, Oklahoma St. 68 (B12 Tournament) No. 14 Texas Tech 73, Texas 69 (B12 Tournament) No. 15 Arizona 83, Colorado 67 (P12 Tournament) No. 19 Clemson 90, Boston College 82 (ACC Tournament) No. 22 Nevada 79, UNLV 74 (MWC Tournament) No. 12 North Carolina 82, No. 24 Miami 65 (ACC Tournament) No. 18 West Virginia vs. Baylor (B12 Tournament), 9 p.m. ACC TOURNAMENT Thursdays Games No. 1 Virginia 75, Louisville 58 No. 19 Clemson 90, Boston College 82 No. 5 Duke vs. Notre Dame, 7 p.m. No. 12 North Carolina 82, No. 24 Miami 65 SEC TOURNAMENT Thursdays Games Alabama 71, Texas A&M 70 Georgia 62, Missouri 60 Mississippi St. 80, LSU 77 Arkansas 69, South Carolina 64NFLBUFFALO BILLS Signed DE Owa Odighizuwa to a one year-contract. HOUSTON TEXANS Signed P Shane Lechler to a contract extension. LOS ANGELES RAMS Agreed to trade with Denver Broncos for CB Aqib Talib in exchnage for a mid-round pick, believed to be a fifth-rounder, in next months draft. Also signed CB Sam Shields. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS Rewarded WR Marquise Goodwin for his careerbest season by giving him a three-year contract extension Thursday worth $20.3 million. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Agreed to terms on a one-year deal with QB Ryan Fitzpatrick. TENNESSEE TITANS Plan to release running back DeMarco Murray.Rose signs with Minnesota, reunites with ThibodeauMINNEAPOLIS (AP) For Derrick Rose, whats old is new again. Rose has signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves in a move that reunites the 2011 NBA MVP with three mainstays from his days in Chicago coach Tom Thibodeau, as well as Jimmy Butler and Taj Gibson. The Timberwolves did not release the terms, but a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that the deal is for the remainder of the season. Minnesota will be the fourth team Rose plays for, and technically his fourth franchise in the last 11 months. Rose spent his first eight NBA years in Chicago, five of those with Thibodeau as his coach. He was with New York last season and started this season with Cleveland, but appeared in only 16 games with the Cavaliers largely because of injuries.FSU softball shuts out Penn in ClearwaterCLEARWATER Scoring fast and playing quality defense carried No. 15 Florida State (16-6) to a 12-0 in five innings over Penn (1-10) on Thursday afternoon at Eddie C. Moore Field. The Seminoles got on the board quick ly as the first six batters all reached base before recording an out in the top of the first inning. Cali Harrod opened the game with a walk and Jessie Warren was hit by a pitch. Sydney Sherrill lined a RBI single to right center and Carsyn Gordon hit an RBI single up the middle for a 2-0 lead. Cassidy Davis reached on a Penn throwing error and Elizabeth Mason followed with a walk. Sabrina Stutsman was hit by a pitch to load the bases and Harrods second walk of the inning made it a 5-0 game. Warren closed out the scoring in the inning with a three-run triple to right field. Davis hit a solo home run in the FSU second inning and the Noles added three more runs in the third. Zoe Casas led off with a walk and Warren followed with an infield single. Gordon had her second RBI single of the game, and Davis made it 12-0 Seminoles with a two-out double to left center. FSUs Savanna Copeland (1-0) made her first career start, giving up just two hits and a walk over 4.0 innings with three strikeouts. Davis closed out the game with a scoreless inning, allowing one walk. The Cavaliers traded the former AllStar to Utah last month as part of the massive restructuring of their team, and the Jazz waived him shortly afterward. Rose has been working out since, and this week became a father again just three days before completing the deal with the Timberwolves, who were willing to wait for his new daughter to arrive before asking him to make the move. NBAWade on Parkland students: They are very impressiveMATIAS J. OCNER/Miami HeraldThe Miami Heats Dwyane Wade stands next to Andrea Ghersi, the sister of Joaquin Oliver, 17, who was killed in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, during the singing of the national anthem before the Heat faced the Detroit Pistons at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami on March 3. cial olympians and two UNIFY players (typically junior varsity players). Hamilton County defeated Poinciana 66-45 in Thursdays state final. The fourth-place Tigers look ahead to next basketball season as they hope to build on this years breakout campaign. Maddox and Maxwell were joined this season by Tyquez Jones, Kabelo Sefamelo, Walter Hayes, Jaylon Thomas, Tyleke Jernigan, Jaquelous Hollie, Issac Coore, Jaquez Jones, Fonsa Bryant, Dorian Morriss. Well just get ready for next season, and hopefully we can make it into the championship game next year, Brown said. *UNIFY track season begins next week STATE Continued From 1B CHS top scorers on Thursday ROUNDUPThe win gets the Indians (4-2, 2-1) back over .500 in district play after losing to P.K. Yonge on Tuesday. They also jumped the Panthers (4-3, 1-2) in the standings early on in one of the tougher districts in the area. Both pitchers threw a heck of game. That lefty is good, Fort White coach Rick Julius said. We put the ball in play a little bit but they made all the plays for him. We played a lot better defense than we did the other night. When you have a pitching duel its just going to come down to who gets lucky at the end. Thats what it comes down to. Sipprell retired the first two batters but Couey then singled to give the Indians some life. Jacob Sosa then doubled to put the runners on the corners and bring up Shelnut, who was intentionally walked to load the diamond. Julius wasnt the least bit surprised. Shelnut, on the other hand, was a bit annoyed he didnt get a chance to swing the bat. But when he saw Keen lose sight of the ball and Couey take off, he knew the game was over. I was excited. I knew he was going to make it because I know how he is. Hes like me, competitive, Shelnut said. As soon as that ball went passed that catcher, I knew he was going to beat it. Prior to the seventh inning, the teams only sent the ball out of the infield twice each as Shelnut and Sharp dominated on the mound. The Indians didnt even put a runner in scoring position until the seventh, while the Panthers left a runner in scoring position in the second and had another caught stealing third in the seventh. He was a good pitcher and good competition. It makes me have to work harder, Shelnut said. Pitching against a guy like that is fun. Its a battle. You cant mess up. Its who gives first. Rudy Bostick led off the seventh for the Panthers with a single and moved over to second base on Keens ground out. Palatka then sent in Matt Sharp to pinch run and immediately got caught stealing third when he was gunned down by Fort White catcher Caleb Mathews. That wasnt the only drama in the inning either. The home plate umpire thought the inning was over when he called Chris Hudson out on strikes, except it was only strike two. Both teams went into their dugouts and had to be called back out shortly after. But that didnt phase Shelnut one bit. He zipped another fast ball by Hudson for one last strikeouts, this time officially, to set his offense up for the win. I was one mad son of a gun. I came out there and threw the ball about four miles per hour faster. I was going to strike him out. That was it, Shelnut said.I said it before the game, these are two gritty teams that work hard, and it could go either way at anytime, Columbia coach Trudy Andrews said. The difference is you have to take advantage of the [opponents] weaknesses. The weaknesses that are given to you, you have to take advantage of it and they were able to. Columbias student section was brought to a whisper when Gainesville slugger Hallie Karas tied the score on a two-run shot over the left field wall in the sixth. The clutch homer redeemed the Lady Hurricanes, who fell behind by three runs thanks to poor defensive play. Columbia (9-2, 2-1) entered the sixth with a 3-1 advantage, scoring two of those runs on early errors against visiting Gainesville (11-0, 5-0). That was incredible, Chronister said. We did not look good coming out the gate. We struggled with the bats and didnt look good defensively. They turned it around. We started to put the bat on the ball and got some key at-bats. While Karas went yard to knot the score, it was Humphrey who continued to keep the Lady Tigers at bay after the sixth. She retired the next eight of nine batters and protected the hill until the last out fittingly, ending the game on her 18th strikeout. We were way disciplined at the beginning of the game, Andr ews added.And then we kinda lost that discipline a little bit and chased a lot of balls. They were just wanting make something happen We just have to play our game from the first pitch to the last pitch. Unfortunately things didnt go our way, but thats OK. Id rather it go our way later on. Columbia looks to bounce back at Buchholz Monday night. Gainesville is back on the road against Keystone Heights on Monday night. CHSContinued From 1BBRENT KUYKENDALL/Special to the ReporterColumbias Dara Gaylard tries to make a play at first base during the District 3-7A matchup Thursday night. INDIANSContinued From 1B