SUNDAY, MARCH 18, 2018 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | $2 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 143, No. 251 TODAYS WEATHER Opinion . . . . . . 4A Obituaries . . . . . . 5A Puzzles . . . . . . . 2-3B Business . . . . . . . 1C Life . . . . . . . . 1D WALK-OFF WINTigers top Atlantic Coast, 1B 81 59Chance of storms, 2A Lake City Reporter Making spring break meaningful SUNDAY Be judicious in choice of city manager Opinion/4A +PLUS >> A twopronged approach to growth 1D PAGE 1C What do you think?Let us know in a Letter to the Editor. See 4A.Three more seeking Lake City manager postBy CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comSeveral new potential successors to outgoing City Manager Wendell Johnson have emerged. As Lake City continues to look for its new executive, three applicants have thrown their hats into the ring, bringing the total number of candidates thus far to 10. Christopher T. Edwards, an associate with Structure Commercial Real Estate in Tallahassee, has 10 years of experience in city government. From 2006 to 2007, Edwards was the neighborhood coordinator for the Leesburg Housing and Economic Development Department. He served as the departments community redevelopment manager from 2007 to 2013, when he became an economic development liaison for Marion County. He served as Tallahassees business advocate from 2013 to 2016, working under the city manager. He was also deputy director of the citys Minority, Women and Small Business Enterprise Division briefly. Applications will be accepted till April 6.Also in todays Reporter: Local Winn-Dixie store will stay open 3 more seeking Lake City manager post Motorcyclist killed in secondary crashBELOW & INSIDE CITY continued on 6A Lake Citys Only Family Owned and Operated New Car Dealership 386-752-2180www.RONSONET.com Soap star talks local ties The Young and the Restless sensation Noah Alexander Gerry has spent plenty of time in Live Oak, where his mom is a dentist, and in Lake City, too. He comes back to visit when he can.By COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comHes a serious, motivated 19-year-old who plays a young, restless 16-year-old on a major national soap opera and was recently pre-nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for his role as turbulent teen, Charlie Ashby. Noah Alexander Gerry is local and he took a break before shooting an episode for the 45th season of The Young and The Restless to talk to The Lake City Reporter. He calls Jacksonville home, but spent much of his time growing up in the Live Oak and Lake City area. His mother Dr. Charlotte Gerry is a dentist whose practice, Smile Designs, is based in Live Oak. I spent a lot of time down there as a little kid especially, said Gerry. I would always run around and play out there. His mother also had an auxiliary office in Lake City so he spent time here as well. Gerry said he and local friends would play in the woods, but now Noah has played the role of Charlie Ashby for over a year on what CBS calls its number one daytime drama. His character, Charlie, is son to two of the shows mainstay families the Winters and Ashby clans. Gerry said there was a learning curve shifting from earlier childhood roles on several Disney Channel productions to the adultthemed realm of soap operas.Cops: Inmate was killed for his faithToo much preaching, said cellmate, 5A Capitol Hill confab COURTESYCongressman Neal Dunn, a Panama City Republican whose district includes southern Columbia County, meets with Columbia High School JROTC cadets in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday. Dunn presented each cadet and the two chaperones with challenge coins, and spoke with the class about the education available to them at military academies. Arrest made in cafe robbery, shootingBy CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comA suspect is in custody in connection with an armed robbery at a Lake City internet gaming cafe last July. The Lake City Police Department on Tuesday arrested 24-year-old Marshall Leonard Wilson of Atlanta on robbery and aggravated battery charges. Information linking him to the robbery was not released until Friday. Around 1:30 a.m. on July 21, two masked gunmen entered Treasure Island Internet Cafe at 1472 W. U.S. Highway 90 and ordered customers to Wilson ARREST continued on 3ACOURTESY CBS SOAP STAR continued on 3ANoah has played the role of Charlie Ashby for over a year on what CBS calls its number one daytime drama. A3
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The study completed in 2009 evaluated potential improvements to drainage systems necessary to mitigate repetitive flooding that occurs in this area during large storms, hurricanes and large rainfall events. In 2017 Columbia County, working with SRWMD, obtained a Florida Department of Environmental Protection Springs Grant to complete work in the areas determined to be the most critical to alleviate flooding conditions within the basin. As Alligator Lake, Price Creek and Clay Hole Creek Basins are part of the Ichetucknee Trace and are known to be directly connected to Ichetucknee Springs, improvements made to reduce flooding will also support Springs Improvement goals. In accordance with the Springs Grant, the project will include improvements such as: wetland creation and aquifer recharge, increase in storage capacity and attenuation, erosion control, storm water control structures to promote more efficient use of existing storage, swale/ canal construction, and storm water pumping stations. Thursdays meeting will give the public the opportunity to become familiar with the proposed project and how it may affect their property. Representatives from Columbia County will be on hand to answer questions. All are invited to attend.Local Winn-Dixie is staying open By COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comA long-standing Lake City grocery store dodged the chopping block of its parent company that claimed corporate debt restructuring was behind the recent spate of 94 store closings across the Southeast. It was the latest move made by Winn Dixie parent company Southeastern Grocers in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing procedures expected to be underway within the next two weeks. The information was confirmed by its Jacksonvillebased manager of corporate communications Joe Caldwell who said the it had met the previous night with creditors. We didnt file last night, that will be in the next two weeks, said Caldwell. Lake City Winn Dixie has been on South Marion Avenue for 31 years, beginning operations in 1986, and steered clear of the list of SEGs 94 stores deemed underperforming the company published Thursday. After careful consideration, we have chosen to voluntarily implement a court-supervised, prepackaged restructuring agreement, an SEG statement said. As part of this restructuring, we have made the difficult but necessary decision to close 94 underperforming stores. Caldwell didnt talk about the financial performance of Lake City Winn Dixie Store 81 or about any predictions on the stores future and if more closures were looming on the horizon. I wouldnt give it a forward looking statement like that, said Caldwell. He said the age of the store wasnt a factor, nor was it indicative of its status within the company especially given its 2008 remodel. SEG projected its bankruptcy procedures to be completed around June of this year, but stated a three-year plan would create stunning, remodeled stores in a significant portion of our footprint. We will continue to thrive with 582 successful stores in operation and will continue to deliver a store experience our associates, customers and communities can count on, SEG said on its website, www. segrocers.com The company also owns the Harveys Supermarket chain, which has a Lake City location that was also unaffected. Neighboring Winn Dixie and Harvey stores that did close however, were located in Gainesville, Jacksonville, Ocala and Tallahassee. Avoids fate of 93 other W-Ds in Southeast. CA RL MCKINNEY/Lake City ReporterThe Lake City Winn-Dixie, at 580 S. Marion Av e., is staying open. Ninety-three other stores in the chain were deemed underperforming and are being closed. Motorcyclist killed in secondary crashBy CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comA 69-year-old Fort White man died in a motorcycle crash Friday afternoon on State Road 47, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The rider, whose identity was withheld pending next-ofkin notification, was caught in the aftermath of a two-vehicle wreck at 1:39 p.m. A northbound Jeep Renegade collided with a Chrysler 300, causing the Chrysler to travel into the path of a 2018 Harley Davidson, according to an FHP report. The rider, who was not wearing a helmet according to FHP, died at the scene. Troopers are still investigating the crash. The Jeeps driver, 21-yearold Wyatt R. Aderholt of High Springs, was wearing a seatbelt and suffered no injuries. It is unknown if the Chryslers driver, 50-yearold Deborah Roberts of Lake City, was wearing a seatbelt, but she suffered no injuries. MICHELE HA YES HOFFMAN/Special to the ReporterYouth Art League winnerRJ Hoffman, 12, winner of the Y outh Ar t League photography challenge, stands with his prize package: a Kodak pocket digital camera, a print credit for Mpix photo printing company and the judges choices for his framed photos. RJ has been a member of the Y outh Art League, sponsored by the Ar t League of North Florida since last year. The company also owns the Harveys Supermarket chain, which has a Lake City location that was also unaffected.
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There will be new brews for anyone not into grains or grapes, like cider drinks and seltzer drinks, plus there will be official Gateway City Craft Beer and Wine Festival merch available for purchase, she said. We have 70 different types of beer that will be there and in addition to beer we also have wine vendors and this year were even trying something a little bit new theres lots of different ciders and a lot the seltzers, said Decker. Also new this year, Decker said non-alcoholic drinks would be available for all age groups like locally concocted craft sodas and teas. Beer, however, remains the local favorite of the event. What we try to do with the beer is get as many local Florida brewers there, Decker said. The selection of local wines is just not as heavy that we can pull from, the event is definitely more favored to the beer lover I would say. She added there would be an abundance of wine varieties to sample provided by their sponsors and local grocers, though. The festival is scheduled from 2 6 p.m. on Saturday at Lake DeSoto in downtown Lake City. It is free to the public to attend and family friendly, Decker said. Live entertainment is scheduled along with food trucks and yard games. Its just a safe, you know, just enjoyable relaxed [event], Decker said. Weve been really fortunate in the last couple of years with just beautiful weather. Its right there on the lake so its such a pristine setting and then we have great live entertainment. To try the varieties of alcoholic beverages one must be 21 or older and purchase a ticket. Tickets bought in advance are $25 and can be obtained at the chamber office on South Marion Ave. or at its website, www.lakecitychamber.com. Tickets can also be purchased for $30 on the day of the event. Decker said there are a limited number of VIP tickets remaining for $50, which come with lots of perks. Among those perks are a full hour of access to the vendors before the event begins. VIP hour starts at 1 p.m., so basically you get an hour of early access to try everything before there gets to be a large crowd there, Decker said. You also get two full pours. She said it includes access to a VIP seating arrangement at Darby Pavilion and use of exclusive restroom facilities. Of the chamber events hosted throughout the year, she said the Beer and Wine Festival generates a high interest from the community. People ask when its coming back, Decker said, and added some suggest it be held twice a year.NOTICE OF MEETING LAKE CITY COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY CITY OF LAKE CITY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Lake City Community Redevelopment Agency for the City of Lake City, Florida, will hold a meeting on Monday, March 19, 2018, at 5:50 p.m., in the Council Chambers located on CITY COUNCIL MEETING THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAKE CITY, FLORIDA WILL MEET ON MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2018, AT 6:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS LOCATED ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF CITY HALL AT 205 NORTH MARION AVENUE, LAKE CITY, FLORIDA. Pursuant to 286.0105, Florida Statutes, the City hereby advises the public if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the City with respect to any matter considered at its meetings or hearings, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings are made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. AUDREY E. SIKES, MMC City Clerk Local favorite returns with new offerings.get on the ground, according to reports. The robbers hit and shot two independent contractors, who were flown to UF Health Shands in Gainesville. One of the robbers brandished a firearm while the other gathered money. By the time officers arrived, the robbers had fled on foot. It was the second armed robbery at Treasure Island since April 2017 and the third of an internet cafe in city limits. ARRESTContinued From 1A Ive been enjoying it the whole time. Its an experience for sure, there was a lot to learn. I think soap operas work a lot differently. There was a lot to adjust to, Gerry said, later clarifying it was a lot of work and even more memorization. He said he got adjusted quickly though, and if a Daytime Emmy pre-nomination is any indicator, his work is paying off. Gerry said he wont know if the nomination will result in an award until closer to the end of April. Its exciting, hopefully big things come of it, Gerry said. Hes still able to travel home and escape LA to the far southeast with ease and for now with little recognition. Gerry said he was in Live Oak around four months ago and so far has been able to maintain a local low profile. His mom, however, said she has acquired regulars around her office who check in to learn the latest developments of both Noah and Charlie. They remember him when he was smaller, said Charlotte Gerry. The community is very happy about it. She said she would bring young Noah with her to work for homeschooling from local tutors during her office hours. Charlotte Gerry said she was new to the world of soap operas, but now, obviously, cant stop watching. Oh my gosh, I think Im the number one fan now I never watched soap operas before that, Gerry said. When I was a child my mom used to force me to watch soaps so I could tell her what happened when she got home. She said seeing her sons premiere on daytime national television last year was a jolt. His first episode on the show I was shocked, he was being bad and good at the same time. He said it was very difficult, Gerry said, referring to an on-screen kiss between Charlie Ashby and a teenage female character. Hes in with these stars who had been on the show for years and years. He was nervous but calm at the same time. That was how she characterized her son. Gerry spoke at length about her three children and the bi-coastal life her family led to advance the acting careers of each: Noah, 19, Jireh, 18, and Katia, 16. At first she and husband William Gerry hadnt pegged Noah to be among the first-draft picks of her kids early LA auditions. Initially they told him no, no this kids not an actor, she said of casting directors who initially auditioned Noah. She said at first he was too shy but later after acting classes he got serious. Over four years, Gerry said they traveled back and forth to LA. Then she said the turning point came when Noah finally branched out and took acting classes. Shortly after she said Disney picked him up for his several of his early roles. After years and years of trying he came to me and said, I love it, she said. Noah said he reached that point from learning more about acting fundamentals. I saw that there was a real art form behind this, Noah said. It was the only thing I wanted to do at that point. His visions of his own future revolved around acting, and he said he also had goals of directing films at some point. I dont know Ive never really thought that far ahead. I love film and TV. Ill see what happens, see where it takes me. His influences and inspirations are screen giants like Samuel L. Jackson, Will Smith and Leonardo DiCaprio. He had words of advice for local youth with aspirations of acting, who might be encountering resistance. You get used to it, you just got to keep working hard, Gerry said.A lso new this y ear, non-alcoholic drinks will be available for all age groups like locally concocted craft sodas and teas. SOAP STARContinued From 1A
Some flashbacks from our 1996: *The DAR, represented by Nancy Wheaton and Dr. Susan Summers, presented Lenvil Dicks with their award for community excellence. *The Witt Family, represented by Kenneth Witt, Gerald Witt, and Julian Collins, was named The BlueGray Pioneer Family of the Year. They are descendants of Adam and David Witt who came to this county in1851. *Lorrie Wheeler and Cheryl Morgan led the preparations for the Lake City Police Departments Charity Ball. *The Lake City Columbia County Chamber of Commerce named Ted McRae, President of Anderson Columbia, the Business Person of the Year. *Tyson Johnson, Senior Vice President of Barnett Bank, was elected president of the Lake CityColumbia County Chamber of Commerce. *George Winterling, Jacksonville TV meteorologist, was named the Olustee Parade Marshall. *The Lake City Garden Club designated James Montgomerys property on North Marion as its March Garden of the Month for its beautifully blooming dogwoods. *The county elected officials were Sheriff Tom Tramel, Clerk of Courts DeWitt Cason, Supervisor of Elections Carolyn Kirby, Property Appraiser Doyle Crews, and Tax Collector Ray Walker.FOXWORTHY IN Jeff Foxworthy says you might be a redneck if... Your family tree doesnt fork. You wear a dress that is strapless with a bra that isnt. Your dad walks you to school because youre in the same grade Youve got a complete set of salad bowls and everyone of them Kool Whip. You think the last four words of The National Anthem are Gentlemen, start your engines. BIRTH OF FORT WHITE On September 26, 1884, the Village of Fort White was established at a meeting at McKinneys Hall. Fort White was adopted as the name. A silver dollar-sized seal with the words Fort White Corporation 1884 was also adopted. The village size was to be one square mile with the corner of First and Jordan Streets as the center. The first officers were chosen: Mayor Thomas H. Reddick; Tax collector and assessor W.B. Vinzant; Clerk and Treasurer O.W. Manus; Marshall James Tillis; and Justice of the Peace F. DFerro. Five aldermen were selected: John McKinney, Frank Haffner, G.M.Vincent, W. T. Turner, and R. G. Harrington. This important official announcement from the Mayor and Aldermen declared its proclamation TO THE WORLD.CLASS DISTINCTION One thing about class reunions that reflects your point of view; Old schoolmates are so changed and fat, they hardly know its you!When I think about the power, greatness and comfort that digital photography brings us today, I always think about something our society is in jeopardy of losing if were not very careful with its preservation. The shoebox full of old photos. Digital cameras are one of the worlds best inventions in my professional lifetime. Im offering this statement as one who, as a teenager determined for a career in this industry, learned the photography ropes with a Pentax K-1000 manual 35mm camera, black and white film and hours learning the exact chemistry process of darkroom techniques to develop film and make prints. Digital cameras changed my life for the better, as they have yours and everyones in the First World, to the point you carry an excellent version of one around as part of your phone at this very second. Which is part of my concern. Very few of these keepsake photos are being printed today for the sake of preservation tomorrow. They are being shared with friends and family via direct transmission by text message or email via phones or they are being posted so easily on social media platforms with a close circle of friends and family and thats enough for most people. Heres the concern: What happens if you lose the phone and somehow the invisible storage device you believe in suddenly is locked away, goes bankrupt, disappears, is taken over by a hostile third party, etc.? Yes, its far-fetched, but what if? My point is, the only sure-fire way to have your keepsake photos preserved is to have them printed and in your possession. Ive known people in the recent past, who outside of a few professional family portraits, have said they have all the early baby photos and early pictures of their children on their phone. All of them. Ive known others who have backed up everything on CDs or portable hard drives, digital storage devices of some type, but what happens down the road when the technology changes and you no longer have a device that can retrieve the information? When was the last time you saw or used a functioning 8-track player? Some of you youngsters dont even know what this is. Weve all felt the nostalgia of finding that shoebox or perusing that old photo album that your parents, or grandparents or other relatives kept shoved under the bed or on the top shelf of a closet. Its exciting to hold the old prints, to look at the faded colors, imagine being present at the scene. If you knew the people, you see them and try to imagine their same voice coming from a much younger body. If its from generations past, you imagine their personality, their struggles, their way of life and what you might say if you had five minutes with them. Its still easy to print and preserve digital photos. Todays technology allows us to capture literally more quality photos and videos every day than ever before millions more. Were risking a part of our heritage by not preserving more of our digital history. Think about this the next time you grin for the perfect selfie. OPINION Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding counties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities -Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable communityoriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Jim Barr, Associate Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writers name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter. BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Sunday, March 18, 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, ChairmanLETTERS TO THE EDITOR OUR OPINIONBe judicious in choice of city managerWhen they set out to find a new city manager, the city council purposely set the bar high, so as to weed out the newbies and the pretenders. Youve got to have at least 10 years experience just to get your foot in the door, and thats fine with us. Lake City is at a critical stage in its growth just now. We dont need a leader whos going to be learning on the job. It goes to reason that such high standards would cut down on the number of applicants, though we didnt realize how much. With just three weeks left to apply, only 10 candidates have tossed their hats in the ring thus far. Thats not many. Of course, it only takes one, as they say, and one of those 10 may turn out to be a real gem. Or not. If it turns out you dont find just the right candidate at first, council members, dont get in a rush and settle for second best. Thats a miscalculation this city cannot afford. Associated Press TODAY IN HISTORY TODAY IN HISTORY Todd Wilson is publisher of the Lake City Reporter. Todd Wilsontwilson@lakecityreporter.comThe photo shoebox in jeopardy Morris WilliamsOn this date: In 1766, Britain repealed the Stamp Act of 1765. In 1937, some 300 people, mostly children, were killed in a gas explosion at a school in New London, Texas. In 1938, Mexican President Lazaro Cardenas nationalized his countrys petroleum reserves and took control of foreign-owned oil facilities. In 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an executive order authorizing the War Relocation Authority, which was put in charge of interning Japanese-Americans, with Milton S. Eisenhower (the younger brother of Dwight D. Eisenhower) as its director. In 1959, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Hawaii statehood bill. (Hawaii became a state on Aug. 21, 1959.) In 1962, France and Algerian rebels signed the Evian Accords, a cease-fire agreement which took effect the next day, ending the Algerian War. In 1963, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Gideon v. Wainwright, ruled unanimously that state courts were required to provide legal counsel to criminal defendants who could not afford to hire an attorney on their own. In 1965, the first spacewalk took place as Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov went outside his Voskhod 2 capsule, secured by a tether. In 1974, most of the Arab oil-producing nations ended their embargo against the United States. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR A look back at 1996 in Lake CityWhat happens if you lose the phone and somehow the invisible storage device you believe in is locked away, goes bankrupt, disappears, is taken over by a hostile third party, etc.?Morris Williams is a local historian and longtime retired educator. A look back at 1996 in Lake City To the Editor: Columbia County is mostly a rural, farming community. Farmers need to start their day early and appreciate the light in the morning. Most of us would prefer to leave the time standard and never use Daylight Saving Time. Sharon Persons Lake CityDont make Daylight Saving Time permanent get rid of it
By CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comA Columbia Correctional Institution inmate started talking about God and fam ily in 2014, but his cellmate got fed up with the evangelizing and decided to kill him, court docu ments say. A June trial date has been set for Anthony Jacob Carter, 33, who faces a first-degree murder charge for the death of Joseph M. Hughes. The state argues the murder was motivat ed in part by Hughes Christian faith, pointing to transcripts of statements Carter made to investiga tors. He went to talking about how you know, God will save, God will save him, and, you know, if I dont act now God wont save me either and your family will fall apart, and all this and that. And I got thats when I just I couldnt see it no more so I needed to get rid of it, Carter said, according to court documents. It was at that moment that the decision was made to kill him, the state argues. Carters defense wants all referenc es to religion ... r edacted from his interview and want photos of the cellmates Bible to be disallowed as evidence. But prosecutors main tain his views on the victims faith are relevant to understanding his motive. Carter, who is now serving his time at Florida State Prison in Bradfor d County, has said Hughes was essentially evangeliz ing to him, causing him to strangle the man, the state argues. Carter was an inmate at CCI H Dormitory. On Jan. 28, 2014, an orderly found Hughes unresponsive. A medical examiner determined strangulation was the cause of death. The Florida Department of Corrections Office of Inspector General inter viewed Carter on the day Hughes was found dead. Car ter admitted to beating and choking Hughes, whom he described as a scumbag, according to court documents. Carter had other problems with Hughes, who he said owed him money for coffee. He forced Hughes to sit on the bunk and ask for permission to get off, even to use the toilet. Carter admitted he would hit Hughes in the ribs, chest and leg if he didnt obey. Hughes at one point talked about how nobody loves him any more and warned Carter it would happen to him, too. And I kind of got angr y at that, Carter said. Carter said he then grabbed Hughes and choked him until he stopped breathing. Grabbed him by his neck and helped him up against the wall until his legs wouldnt hold him anymore, Carter told inves tigators. When he hit the gr ound, I just held onto him, watched his eyes bub ble up, glaze over, a little bit of spittle comes out of his mouth. At one point, Carter loos ened his grip to let Hughes br eathe a little bit so it would take longer for him to die, he told investiga tors. After the murder, Carter said he cleaned up the mess, took a little bath and fell asleep while wait ing on breakfast. When asked what should happen to someone who does what he did, Carter said they should get charged with it and get the death penalty. Carters defense also wants several other statements redacted from transcripts of the interview r eferences to Carter repeatedly beating and bullying Hughes, a portion where Carter denies having sexu al contact with Hughes and statements Car ter made about prior murders and robberies, according to court documents. Carter has two consecutive life sentences in Rhode Island for the murder of two women, aged 19 and 22, but is serving time in Florida first for armed robbery. Hughes, who had multi ple Nazi-related tattoos, was convicted in 1991 for grand theft auto, rape, kidnapping and aggravated battery. He was convicted in 2011 for failure to comply with sex offender requirements and sentenced to more than six years in prison. Ronald Douglas ChristieRonald Douglas Christie, age 85, of White Springs, FL. passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the home of his son in Bradyville, TN. following a brief illness. Douglas was born November 22, 1932 at the Belmont settlement near White Springs, FL. in Hamilton County, FL. to the late Fred Christie and Edna Brown Christie. He was a longtime resident of White Springs until his health began to decline and he moved to Tennessee to be closer to his son. Douglas was a graduate of the 1951 graduating class at White Springs. After graduation he joined the United States Air Force. Following his military service, he went to work as a land surveyor and worked with Donald F. Lee & Associates until he retired. Survivors include his son, Shayne Christie (Mechelle Sullivan) of Bradyville, TN.; two sisters, Avis Bullard and Iris Greene (Fred), all of White Springs, FL.; his half-sister, Pat Reeves of Tallahassee, FL.; three step grandchildren and one step great grandchild. Also surviving is the mother of his son, Joyce Metz. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 19, 2018 at Corinth Church Cemetery in Columbia County, FL. There will be no formal visitation. HARRY T. REID FUNERAL HOME, Jasper, FL. is in charge of arrangements.Steve MartinSteve Martin passed peacefully January 2, 2018, surrounded by family at Parkwood Healthcare Community in Bedford, TX. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Martin (North Richland Hills, TX), his 3 children: Kelli Martin Brew (Gainesville FL), Lori Martin Huffman (North Richland Hills, TX), and Mike Martin (Shady Shores, TX), 11 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren. Steve was known for his integrity, sense of adventure, gentle wisdom and generosity. His family brought him much joy and he was a wonderful husband, father, papa, and great-papa. Family came from near and far to see him off with music, hugs and a great deal of love and gratitude. Steve was born in Orlando, Florida in 1935 and spent most of his early life in Lake City, Florida. He left Lake City after high school to join the Air Force and was soon selected to be the radar operator in an RB50-G Superfortress during cold war missions over Russia. Steve received the Distinguished Flying Cross for his service. After leaving the military, Steve returned to Lake City where he married his sweetheart, Sandra Dale Richardson in 1957. Soon after, he began working at Moore Business Forms, a rival of IBM at the time, as an entry level salesman. Over the years, his hard work, intelligence and belief in the company helped him rise to a senior level sales executive. During his 30+ year career, Steve was a mentor and model of integrity in business for a generation of employees at Moore and for his family. Steve loved the mountains. He took his family on numerous vacations to the Smokies and the Rockies before making a home in the beautiful San Juan range town of Pagosa Springs, Colorado. He and Sandy hiked and jeeped with the Gray Wolves Club, camped with friends and were regularly on the slopes at the Wolf Creek ski area. He lived his dream of living in the west and enthusiastically shared it with family and friends. Steve had many hobbies throughout his life. He loved to read and was a history buff. He loved music and built his own hi-fi as a young man. He became a private pilot as a young father and flew his family to visit grandparents, ski in NC and island hop in the Bahamas. A Florida boy, he loved snow and would watch the weather reports for the exact right moment to leave South Florida to make it to Appalachia just before it began to fall (he was an expert at this). As a grandfather, he loved giving the grandchildren rides in Papas truck, taking them white water rafting, horseback riding and fishing. Steve and Sandras marriage was a model of love and commitment. They were married sixty years, and the strength and support that marriage provided allowed him to not only succeed in business but to engage deeply in other life activities. Steve was a quietly spiritual man and was active as an elder in his church. He lived his faith through quiet acts of service, like helping an elderly widow shovel snow, and driving cancer patients for chemo treatments in a neighboring town. Steve struggled with dementia the last ten years of his life. As his memories and personality faded, his family took comfort in remembering him and seeing his legacy in each of them and in their expanding families. The impact he had on their lives was evident in the gathering that took place during his last days, where children and grandchildren sang, laughed, and cried together during his passing, grateful for the life he lived and gave them. A memorial service will take place in Lake City, Florida in May, where his ashes will be buried in a family graveyard, next to his mother and father. Eileen Joyce Smith SloanEileen Joyce Smith Sloan, 93 of Lake City, passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at the Solaris HealthCare in Lake City, Florida. She was born in Sydney, Australia to the late George and Evelyn Smith. Ms Sloan came to the United States and married Lt. Roy Sloan, United States Navy Retired, and he preceded her in death in 2005 after 57 years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Lake City where her and her late husband Roy taught Sunday School for many years. Ms Sloan was also a member of the Lake City Garden Club. She will be sadly missed by all of her family and friends. Survivors include her daughter, Darlene Sloan Manthey (Wesley), Lake City; three grandchildren, Julie Gooch (John), Ashburn, VA, Jennifer Rylander, Jacksonville and Gregory Manthey, Jacksonville; one sister, Margaret Smith, Lake City. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held on Sunday, March 18, 2018 from 2-4:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church of Lake City at 973 S Marion St. A private interment beside her late husband Roy, will be held at a later date at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Lake City at, 973 S Marion St., Lake City, FL 32025. Arrangements are under the direction of GATEWAYFOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 S. US Hwy 441, Lake City, FL. 386-752-1954 Please leave words of comfort for the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.com.Shirley Barbara TyreMrs. Shirley Barbara Tyre, age 81, of Lake City, Florida died Friday, March 16, in the Lake City Medical Center, Lake City, Florida following a brief illness. She had resided in Lake City, Florida all of her life and worked as a bookkeeper with Edsels Automotive and Machine Shop for 25 years and most recently as an associate with Wal-Mart of Lake City for over ten years. She was of the Baptist faith and loved to read books and enjoyed her flowers at her home. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Barbara Sue Tyre Parrish, a brother, Carlton Buddy Harris and her parents, Staten David and Leo Sistrunk Harris. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Edsel R. Tyre of Lake City, Florida: Her son, Mark (Peggie) Tyre of Lake City, Florida: Two sisters, Hazel Lester of Lake City, Florida and Julia (Edward) Brown of Phoenix, Arizona: One brother, James (Linda) Harris of Lake City, Florida: Four grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter also survive. A funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Tyre will be held at 11 A.M. Tuesday, March 20, in the Chapel of Guerry Funeral Home with Rev. George Kerce, Associate pastor of Hopeful Baptist Church, officiating and assisted by Mr. James Harris. Interment will be in Corinth Cemetery, Columbia County, Florida. Visitation and gathering with the family will be from 6 to 8 P.M. Monday, March 19, at GUERRY FUNERAL HOME, 2659 S.W. Main Blvd., Lake City, Florida. www.guerryfuneralhome.net Obituaries are paid advertisements. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified department at 752-1293. 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6A SUNDAY, MARCH 18, 2018 LOCAL LAKE CITY REPORTER Meet the People of PEOPLES STATE BANKWere your friends, family & neighbors. Stop by today and youll see we have a lot more than money invested in this community.MAIN BRANCH: 350 SW Main Blvd., Lake City, FL 32025 WEST OFFICE: 3882 West US Highway 90, Lake City, Florida 32055 PROFESSIONAL CENTER: 161 NW Lake Jeery Rd., Lake City, FL 32055Come grow with us! Dylan HinsonBranch Administration Manager DylanDylan has worked at Peoples State Bank since 2015 Married to Tobie HinsonActive supporter of: Canvas Church Chamber of Commerce events March of Dimes United Way of Suwannee ValleyBrandy MeeksOperations SpecialistBachelor of Arts in Psychology from Saint Leo University Brandy has worked at Peoples State Bank since 2013 7 years of banking experience Active supporter of: Chamber of Commerce events March of Dimes Member of Florida Gators Booster ClubBrandy Brandy Meeks Dylan Hinson In his resume, Edwards wrote he is confident that his proficiencies and professional background can help take Lake City to the next level. Dennis R. Sparks is a management and aviation consultant with previous experience as the city manager of Trenton, Ohio, and Silsbee, Texas. Sparks was also village manager of Maywood, Illinois, executive director of Lander County, Nevada, and county administrator for Washington and Page counties in Virginia. He has a background in finance, having served as a fiscal officer for the state government of Virginia. His experience includes managing up to 12 department heads and 366 employees, according to his resume, and hes prepared state, city and county budgets up to $45 million. Sparks describes his niche as that of a crisis manager in some of the toughest places in the country, according to his resume. James McCroskey, who made an unsuccessful bid for the city manager position in Live Oak in 2016, has over 25 years of administrative experience in city management, economic development and business administration, according to his resume. He is currently general manager of Harbourco Development Solutions in Daytona Beach, a position hes held since July 2017. He was town manager of Greenville, Florida, from November 2016 to July 2017. For six months in 2015, he worked as town manager of Enfield, North Carolina. Before that, he was city manager for Holly Hill from 2011 to 2014, and assistant city manager for Daytona Beach Shores from 2006 to 2011. McCroskey has fairly extensive experience working in the Lake City area, according to his resume, and worked well with the Suwannee River Water Management District while at his position in Greenville. He boasts of having extensive knowledge of Florida grant programs and unique intergovernmental contracts, which be believes will help the community. The city will continue accepting resumes until April 6. CITYContinued From 1A
Lake City Reporter SPORTS Sunday, March 18, 2018 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas? Contact Eric Jackson or Jordan Kroeger754-0420 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Texas Tech takes down UF, headed to Sweet 16 THOMAS RIX/Special to the ReporterColumbia guard Marquez Bell absorbs contact in the lane at Hamilton County earlier this past season. Bell is a repeat winner of the LCR award. By STEPHEN HAWKINSAssociated PressDALLAS Keenan Evans keeps making big plays, extending Texas Techs season and his time with second-year head coach Chris Beard. They have another game with the Red Raiders headed to the NCAA Tournaments Sweet 16 for the first time since 2005. Evans, who treats every game like senior night and doesnt want to be done, scored 22 points and hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2 minutes left as third-seeded Texas Tech beat Florida 69-66 on Saturday night. While the next loss will end All-Big 12 guard Evans career, high-flying freshman Zhaire Smith is just getting started. Smith had 18 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and was on the receiving end of an alley-oop pass from Evans with 29 seconds left for a punctuating dunk to send the Red Raiders (26-10) to Boston for a matchup against Purdue or Butler next Friday night. Chris Chiozza did go the length of the court for a Florida layup with 25 seconds left before Evans lost the ball when try-Tigers chew on StingraysRising to the top BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR By ERIC JACKSONejackson@lakecityreporter.comHe snatches rebounds. He gets sneaky steals. He scores at will. Theres not much Marquez Bell cant do. Columbias point guard was the catalyst this season for a club that returned to the playoffs for the first time since 2013. Bell pushed his team to 19 wins, leading the Tigers in rebounds (6.6), assists (2.9) and steals (1.6) per game. He finished the year second on the team in points (10.9), shooting 33 percent from behind the arc. The sophomores combination of consistency and versatility helped him capture the Lake City Reporters Boys Basketball Player of the Year. The repeat winner led the charge for the small-ball Tigers with his athletic ability and defensive prowess. He was kind of the engine that made us go, Columbia coach Steve Faulkner said. Obviously when you have guard thats averaging six rebounds a game thats pretty fine. He was kind of our energy guy [and] was one of the more vocal guys. Even as a sophomore, he stepped into that role, speaking up when things needed to be said. And I think he improved his shooting a lot, compared to the year before. Marquez Bell is one of those kids I love to go to war with. Finally a true threat from the perimeter, Bells sharpened jump shot gave the Tigers an edge, especially in transition. His develHe averaged 10.6 points per game and hit 41 trifectas on the year. Also contributed with 4.3 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.2 assists per night. He led the county in scoring at 12.7 points per game. Also helped out with 3.8 rebounds and 2.0 assists per night. Bobby Fulton Columbia Guard Myles McClain Fort White GuardALL-AREA BASKETBALL The Lake City Reporters Girls Basketball Player of the Year will be unveiled on Tuesday By ERIC JACKSONejackson@lakecityreporter.comWith the score tied, a runner on third base, Cole Frier stepped into the batters box. The senior outfielder waited for just the right pitch capitalizing on a hanging curveball with two outs. Once he threw it to me, I was like oh yeah, he said. Friers game-winning base knock in the eighth highlighted his teams threerun comeback as the Tigers edged the Atlantic Coast Stingrays 7-6 in extra innings Saturday afternoon. Atlantic Coast (2-6) tossed four different pitchers at Columbia (7-4) yet the Tigers still managed to record 11 hits in the non-district tilt. Columbia used timely hitting late, overcoming early mistakes and missed opportunities for a second straight win. Its a great way to end spring break, Columbia coach Brian Thomas said after the game. Im proud of them. We got down by three twice, battled back and did everything that we could do. We still had a couple blunders on the base pads, but it didnt cost us thats improvementWe got down by three twice. I am not so sure a week ago if that had [happened] we wouldnt just throw it in. I dont think we would have but we wouldve gotten so down that I dont think we wouldve gotten up again. But the best thing probably ERIC JACKSON/Lake City ReporterColumbias Cole Frier is swarmed by teammates after his walk-off single. Much-needed win ends CHS drought Frier, Blair come up big in three-run comeback. Final score7 6 The Tigers needed this one, desperately.It wasnt easy and it wasnt pretty, but Columbia squeaked out a 3-2 win over St. Augustine on Friday after noon when Mikah Gustavson was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh. It was sweet revenge for the Tigers, who lost to the Yellow Jackets in last seasons regional quarterfinal. But more importantly, it ended a threegame skid for a team thats been in turmoil behind the scenes the past couple of weeks. From players chirping at one another to others not cheering on teammates in the dugout, the Tigers needed a boost emotionally and a sign that theyr e still a playoff-caliber team. They believe they are. This was a big confidence builder, Columbia coach Brian Thomas said. We needed it, the coaches needed it, the kids needed it, the fans needed it and its good for morale all the way around. The Tigers struggles went back further than just their three-game skid. They had lost four of five games after starting the season 4-0, a four-game stretch where they scored 30 runs. COMMENTARY Jordan KroegerCOURTESYThe Loyola Chicago Ramblers cele brate with junior guard Clayton Custer after his game-winning shot against Tennessee in the NCAA tournament. Loyola Chicagos magical run still on after another late game-winnerBy SCHUYLER DIXONAssociated PressDALLAS Another NCAA Tournament prayer answered for LoyolaChicago, and the Ramblers are set to bring Sister Jean to the Sweet 16. Clayton Custers jumper took a friendly bounce off the rim and in with 3.6 seconds left, and 11th-seeded Loyola beat Tennessee 63-62 in a South Region second-round game Saturday night. Custers winner came two days after Donte Ingrams buzzer-beating 3 for Loyola against Miami, surely to the delight of Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, the 98-year-old nun, team chaplain and primary booster watching from her wheelchair on a platform near the main TV cameras. The only thing I can say, glory to God for that one, Custer said. The ball Xavier, Florida State set to clash for Sweet 16 spotThe No.1 seed Musketeers suspect the No. 9 seed Seminoles want revenge. Page 4BZags move closer to return to Final Four with 90-84 winNorvell Jr. scores 28 to punch Gonzagas ticket back to Sweet 16 round. Page 2B COMEBACK continued on 6BAll-Area basketball capsules written by sports writer Jordan KroegerTIGERS continued on 6B BELL continued on 6B WINNER continued on 4B Follow @LCR_Sports on Twitter for local stories, score updates and moreSports on the Web He led the Indians on the boards with 5.3 rebounds to go with 7.2 points per game, good for second best on the team. He led CHS in scoring with 11.6 points per game and made 41 trifectas on the year. He also contributed 4.0 rebounds 1.7 assists and 1.5 steals per night. Deonta Rossin Fort White Forward Jordan Smith Columbia GuardKeenan Evans scores 22 including clutch trifecta. GATORS continued on 2B B1
2B S UNDAY, MARCH 18, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER SCOREBOARD TV LISTINGSToday AUTO RACING 2 p.m. FS1 NASCAR, Monster Energy Series, STP 500, at Ridgeway, Va. BOWLING 2 p.m. ESPN PBA Tour, Roth/Holman Doubles Championship, at Columbus, Ohio COLLEGE BASEBALL 1 p.m. ESPN2 LSU at Vanderbilt COLLEGE BASKETBALL 2 p.m. CBS NCAA Tournament, Regionals, final, teams TBA 4:30 p.m. CBS NCAA Tournament, Regionals, final, teams TBA COLLEGE HOCKEY 4 p.m. ESPN2 NCAA Tournament, teams TBA COLLEGE SOFTBALL 7 p.m. ESPN2 Texas A&M at Florida GOLF 10 a.m. GOLF PGA Tour, WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, semifinals, at Austin, Texas 2:30 p.m. GOLF PGA Tour, Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship, final round, at Punta Cana, Dominican Republic 3 p.m. NBC PGA Tour, WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, finals, at Austin, Texas 5 p.m. GOLF Champions Tour, Rapiscan Systems Classic, final round, at Biloxi, Miss. 7 p.m. GOLF LPGA Tour, Kia Classic, final round, at Carlsbad, Calif. MLB BASEBALL 1 p.m. MLB N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay, at Port Charlotte, Fla. 9 p.m. MLB L.A. Dodgers at L.A. Angels NBA BASKETBALL 6 p.m. NBA New York at Washington 8:30 p.m. NBA Utah at Golden State NHL HOCKEY 12:30 p.m. NBC Philadelphia at Pittsburgh 7:30 p.m. NBCSN Boston at Minnesota RUGBY 10 a.m. NBCSN English Premiership, Leicester Tigers vs. Wasps RUNNING Noon NBCSN IAAF, Half-Marathon Championships, at Valencia, Spain (taped) SKIING 11:30 p.m. NBCSN Alpine skiing, U.S. Championships, at Sun Valley, Idaho (same-day tape) WINTER SPORTS 3 p.m. NBCSN Curling, Womens World Championship: Gold Medal match, teams TBA, at North Bay, Ontario WOMENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL Noon ESPN NCAA Tournament, Lexington, Ky. Regional final, teams TBA 7:30 p.m. ESPN NCAA Tournament, Kansas City, Mo. Regional final, teams TBA National Basketball AssociationNBA STANDINGSEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L P ct GB x -Toronto 52 17 .754 x -Boston 47 22 .681 5 P hiladelphia 38 30 .559 13 New Y ork 25 45 .357 27 Br ooklyn 22 48 .314 30 S outheast Division W L P ct GB W ashington 40 30 .571 M iami 37 33 .529 3 Char lotte 30 40 .429 10 Or lando 21 49 .300 19 A tlanta 20 50 .286 20 C entral Division W L P ct GB Clev eland 40 29 .580 I ndiana 40 30 .571 M ilwaukee 37 32 .536 3 D etroit 30 38 .441 9 Chicago 24 45 .348 16 WESTERN C ONFERENCE Southwest Division W L P ct GB y -Houston 55 14 .797 S an Antonio 39 30 .565 16 New Or leans 39 30 .565 16 Dallas 22 48 .314 33 M emphis 19 50 .275 36 Nor thwest Division W L P ct GB P ortland 42 26 .618 Ok lahoma City 42 29 .592 1 M innesota 40 29 .580 2 U tah 39 30 .565 3 D enver 38 32 .543 5 P acific Division W L P ct GB y -Golden State 52 17 .754 L.A. Clippers 37 31 .544 14 L.A. Lakers 31 38 .449 21 S acramento 23 47 .329 29 P hoenix 19 51 .271 33 x -clinched playoff spot y-clinched division ___ Fridays Games Boston 92, Orlando 83 Philadelphia 120, Brooklyn 116 Toronto 122, Dallas 115, OT Oklahoma City 121, L.A. Clippers 113 Miami 92, L.A. Lakers 91 Sacramento 98, Golden State 93 Saturdays Games Milwaukee 122, Atlanta 117 Houston 107, New Orleans 101 Washington 109, Indiana 102 Brooklyn 114, Dallas 106 New York 124, Charlotte 101 Cleveland 114, Chicago 109 Memphis 101, Denver 94 Minnesota at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. Sacramento at Utah, 9 p.m. Detroit at Portland, 10 p.m. Golden State at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Sundays Games Oklahoma City at Toronto, 1 p.m. Boston at New Orleans, 6 p.m. Houston at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Portland at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. Mondays Games Charlotte at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Indiana, 7 p.m. Milwaukee at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Chicago at New York, 7:30 p.m. Denver at Miami, 7:30 p.m. Memphis at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. Golden State at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m. Detroit at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Tuesdays Games Toronto at Orlando, 7 p.m. Dallas at New Orleans, 8 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Oklahoma City at Boston, 8 p.m. Atlanta at Utah, 9 p.m. Detroit at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Houston at Portland, 10:30 p.m.College Basketball ScoresSaturday, Mar. 17 EAST Villanova 81, Alabama 58 SOUTH Duke 87, Rhode Island 62 Kentucky 95, Buffalo 75 Loyola of Chicago 63, Tennessee 62 MIDWEST Penn St. 73, Notre Dame 63 Danny Eslick wins 4th Daytona 200 in 5 years DAYTONA BEACH (AP) Danny Eslick won his fourth Daytona 200 title in five years, dominating at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday to become the third rider to win the motor cycle road race at least four times. Eslick added the title to his wins in 2014, 2015 and 2017 and trails only five-time Daytona 200 winners Scott Russell and Miguel Duhamel. He did not compete in 2016 after being suspended by the American Sportbike Racing Association because of an off-track incident. Riding the No. 60 TOBC Racing Yamaha R6 600, Eslick beat second-place Cory West by 26.294 seconds on the 3.51-mile road course. Weve kind of set our name in the books here at Daytona. ... Weve done pretty well, Eslick said. The biggest thing is the crew here at DIS. This is the only race (of the season) where we do pit stops. Eslick averaged 95.834 mph, using a spare engine after the teams first engine failed during qualifying. Robertino Pietri took third after a last-lap pass of Geoff May. Jets acquire No. 3 overall draft pick from Colts NEW YORK (AP) The New York Jets shook up the NFL draft on Saturday by soaring three spots to No. 3 overall in a stunning swap with the Indianapolis Colts. The Jets acquired the third pick in a strong sign that they intend to get one of the top quarterbacks available. They sent the Colts their first-rounder No. 6 overall along with two second-rounders this year and a second-rounder next year to complete the massive deal. Colts general manager Chris Ballard said the teams had been discussing a potential trade since early in the week. They had an interest to move up to (No.) 3 and kind of went back and forth for the last four or five days, Ballard said in a video posted on the Colts website. Talked to a couple other teams, but we still wanted to stay in position in that top 10 where we could still get a premium player. We feel like at (No.) 6, well still be able to get a premium player. After losing out to Minnesota in the Kirk Cousins sweepstakes at the start of free agency, New York re-signed veteran Josh McCown and agreed to terms with Teddy Bridgewater, both on one-year deals. But it was believed the Jets would still focus on finding a quarterback of the future with their first-round pick in next months draft. By moving up to No. 3, New York assures itself of getting one of the top-rated quarterbacks available. USCs Sam Darnold, UCLAs Josh Rosen, Wyomings Josh Allen and Oklahomas Baker Mayfield are all considered potential top-five selections. General manager Mike Maccagnan has been zeroing in on the QBs up close, going to different Pro Days. Norvell scores 28 to lead Gonzaga into Sweet 16By JOHN MARSHALLAssociated PressBOISE, Idaho Zach Norvell Jr. pulled up for 3-pointers, drove fearlessly to the rim and bulled his way into the trees to snare rebounds. A spectator during Gonzagas Final Four run a year ago, the confident, extroverted freshman could be the ticket for a return trip. Norvell had 28 points, hit six 3-pointers and grabbed 12 rebounds, leading Gonzaga back into the Sweet 16 with a 90-84 victory over Ohio State in the West Region on Saturday night. I call him our spiritual leader; he gets us going every practice, even the ones they dont want to be at, said Gonzaga coach Mark Few, who brought back his celebratory headstand in the locker room. Hes just a fiery guy with some swag from Chicago and we need that. A redshirt last season, Norvell averaged 12.3 points to help Gonzaga sweep the WCC regular-season and tournament titles. The 6-foot-5 shooting guard has elevated his game on the sports biggest stage, hitting a late tiebreaking 3-pointer against UNC-Greensboro in the opening round to help the Zags advance. The player known as Snacks all he wanted was candy and chocolate as a kid made 6 of 11 from the arc against Ohio State to lead Gonzaga (32-4) into the Sweet 16 for the fourth straight season two wins from a second straight Final Four. I always have confidence on the offensive end, but helping the guys on the boards was big, said Norvell, who shot 8 of 18 overall. The Bulldogs jumped out to a big early lead, withstood a second-half Ohio State charge and made the big plays down the stretch to earn a spot in the West Region semifinals against the Xavier-Florida State winner in Los Angeles. Rui Hachimura added 25 for Gonzaga. The resilient-all-season Buckeyes (259) rallied from an abysmal start and an 11-point halftime deficit to take a brief second-half lead before Gonzaga went on an 11-0 run to snatch it back. Keita Bates-Diop had 28 points and Kam Williams 19 for Ohio State. They are really good and could make another Final Four run, Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann. Ohio State and Gonzaga met four months ago in the PK80 Invitational. It did not go well for the Buckeyes. The Zags shredded Ohio States defense while shooting 59 percent and held the Buckeyes to 35 percent in an 86-59 thrashing. The Buckeyes said they are a better team now. Their record reflects it, too: 25 wins, a second-place finish in the roughand-tumble Big Ten Conference and a return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2015.Kansas holds off Seton Hall By DAVE SKRETTAAssociated PressWICHITA, Kan. Udoka Azubuike had practiced once in the last 11 days because of a lingering knee injury, and the mammoth Kansas forwards three-minute stretch in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament was about as underwhelming as his herky-jerky free-throw stroke. He managed to go 22 minutes against Seton Hall on Saturday night. The Jayhawks needed all of them. Azubuike stood toe-to-toe with the Pirates bruising Angel Delgado, and he drew enough attention on offense to spring his high-scoring guards for open looks. The result was a 28-point performance from teammate Malik Newman, 16 more from Svi Mykhailiuk, and a gritty 83-79 victory that pushed the top-seeded Jayhawks to their third consecutive Sweet 16. If Doke wasnt able to come back from his injury, we dont win, coach Bill Self said. I was hoping for 20 minutes. That was what I was hoping. And he could have played more. Lagerald Vick added 13 points for Kansas (29-7), which converted every crucial play down the stretch to advance to the semifinals of the Midwest Region. The Jayhawks will face the winner of Sunday nights game between Auburn and Clemson next week in Omaha, Nebraska. Delgado finished with 24 points and 23 rebounds in a virtuoso effort for the No. 8 seed Pirates (22-11), who snapped a four-game NCAA Tournament skid in the opening round. But he was less effective when Azubuike was in the game, a matchup that often sounded like battleships colliding. It stinks, basically, to leave like this, Delgado said, because we had so much expectation. We wanted to win every game, be the best team in the tournament. Khadeen Carrington finished with 28 points, many of them on 3-pointers in the closing minutes, and Myles Powell added 14 as the pair of guards tried in vain to keep Seton Hall alive. It was 71-66 with 53 seconds left when Devonte Graham made two free throws for Kansas. Carrington kept answering for the Pirates, but the Jayhawks were unflappable at the foul line. ing to fight through a double-team after the inbound pass. The Gators gathered the ball after a wild scramble. Egor Koulechov and KeVaughn Allen both had 3-point attempts in the final 10 seconds that came up short. Florida (21-13) fell short of the Sweet 16 and the Elite Eight for the first time in their last six NCAA Tournament appearances. The last time they didnt even make it to the Sweet 16 was in 2010, when the SEC team lost a first-round game to BYU. GATORS Continued From 1BCOURTESYFlorida guard Chris Chiozza (11) drives to the basket against Texas Tech guard Niem Stevenson (10) during the first half of Saturdays tourney matchup in Dallas. B2
S UNDAY, MARCH 18, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER 3B Osceolas Revenge Riding the ATV TrailsBy MONTY STEPHENSSpecial to the ReporterAbsolutely on any given Saturday or Sunday they will be there. Im talking about the folks that ride the Osceola National Forest ATV (All Terrain Vehicles/ four wheelers) and motorcycle trails. Its about roaring machines, dust, sweat, and a pedal to the metal ride through trails lined by palmettos and pine trees. Equally important, its about a sense of group identity and belonging. This past weekend I took a trip to the forest in search of these dirt riders. I knew where they gather because Ive seen them during my deer hunting trips to the forest. They come from all over north Florida. Most of them meet at a picnic area on Forest Road 238, which is east of Lake City, just off of HWY 90 across from the prison. The folks I spoke with came from MacClenny, Jacksonville, Baldwin, Starke, Branford, Lake City, and other towns. They were riding mostly riding ATVs but a few were on UTVs (side by sides), and dirt bikes. One thing I immediately noticed was many riders had fairly new and very expensive machines. For sure theyve invested considerable funds in their rides. I didnt bring my ATV. I was only there for a story. So I joked with one of the riders about how my ATV wouldnt fit in as its a 250 Recon. Most of the machines I saw were 400s, 500s and 850s. James Lindgold from Starke sat on his nearly new Can Am 850 and politely remarked we have two Recons here in our group and anyone with an ATV of any size is welcome. He was sincere. This group does not judge. Brandon Gates from Glen St. Mary organizes this informal riding group. He stated we ride every weekend and usually its at a riding area in Macclenny. He noted our group likes to try other areas and the Osceola is one of our favorites. I asked about the age of the riders and Brandon replied our oldest rider is 70 and our youngest is 20, but several kids join their parents in the UTVs. Brandon maintains a Facebook page under Lets Ride and that is how he alerts his group as to where and when they will meet on the weekend. This is a private Facebook page but anyone wanting to join them can make a request to Brandon. From conversations with a few of the riders, I found during the week, they are construction workers, insurance salesman, carpenters, mechanics, and at least one was an attorney. Thinking the rides would be one big race, I asked what are the rules? I was told we put up with lots of rules all week. The rules for this group are simple, respect each other, dont drink and ride, and ride safely. There are no winners or losers, they just follow each other and ride within their individual abilities. After the ride, they sit on tailgates and tell stories while eating a bite for lunch. Its a given that ATVs and dirt bikes take a toll on the environment from several perspectives. When you ride these machines, its about putting the power to the ground with little concern given to plant life and animals. OK, Im jesting a little about this because these guys really dont ride all out and in Florida, our plants grow back quickly. But there is more to be concerned about than having trails get tread marks on it. I spoke with Susan Blake, Public Affairs Specialist for the US Forestry Service in Florida, about the Forest Services perspective of ATV riding in the forest. Susan noted the US Forest Service is absolutely pleased to have folks come and enjoy the forest. As Susan put it the forest Service wants us to be a part of the forest. She explained, some people visit the forest to hunt, some like to go birding, and others seek peace and solitude. Also, lets not forget wildlife biologists are busy conducting studies in the forest to improve the habitat for birds and animals. So the challenge is to orchestrate these activities so they dont clash with each other. The US Forest Service has miles of designated trails for ATV and dirt bike riding. Riders should look for signs that approve an area for riding before they just start running down trails. This is because they could disturb a nesting area or interfere with someone elses activities. Approved trails are marked. Most access roads in the forest are NOT approved for ATV or dirt bikes. We need to keep in mind were just there to visit, but for the birds and animals, its their home. If you go want to ride, visit the website: www.trailsource.com for a downloadable GPS map of riding sites in the Osceola. Or you can also stop by the Ranger Station on US 90 and they will provide you with information. If you have an ATV and maybe use it only for hunting, this is another way to use it and enjoy the forest. COURTESY PHOTOSThe US Forest Service has miles of designated trails, like the one pictured above, for ATV and dirt bike riding. BOTTOM LEFT: A group makes ready to trek down some Forest trails. BOTTOM RIGHT: Kyle Kegley, Mahailey Dees and Jordan Dees from Branford enjoyed a day of ATV riding. Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission: Look out for manatees when boating From staff reportsChances of close encounters between Florida manatees and boaters increase in the spring. For manatees, it is the season when they leave their winter refuges and travel along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts and through inland waters. For boaters, it is a critical time to be on the lookout for manatees to avoid colliding with these large aquatic mammals. Spring is a great time to go boating in Florida, but manatees are out there too. Please watch out for them, said Ron Mezich, who heads the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) manatee management program. From April 1 through Nov. 15, seasonal manatee zones require boaters to slow down in certain areas to prevent manatees from being struck by motorboats or personal watercrafts. FWC law enforcement officers are on patrol in state waters to remind boaters of the seasonal manatee speed zones and take enforcement actions when appropriate. Since manatees are difficult to detect when underwater, operators of boats and personal watercrafts can help by: Wearing polarized sunglasses to help spot manatees. Looking for large circles on the water, also known as manatee footprints, indicating the presence of a manatee below. Looking for a snout sticking up out of the water. Following posted manatee zones while boating. Reporting an injured, distressed, sick or dead manatee to the FWCs Wildlife Alert Hotline at 888-404-FWCC (3922) or dialing #FWC or *FWC on a cellphone. FWC biologists, managers and law enforcement staff work closely with partners to evaluate current data and identify necessary actions to protect this iconic animal. Florida has invested over $2 million annually for manatee conservation, and the FWC works toward continued success for manatees in our state. Manatee zones and maps are available at MyFWC.com/Manatee, where you can select Protection Zones for links to county maps. Boaters can get tips from A boaters guide to living with Florida Manatees. Adobe PDF And if you want to see manatees in the wild or captivity, go to Where are Floridas Manatees? To support the FWCs manatee research, rescue and management efforts, purchase a Save the Manatee External Website Florida license plate at BuyaPlate.com, or donate $5 to receive an FWC manatee decal by going to MyFWC.com/Manatee and clicking on Decals.COURTESY PHOTOSFlorida Fish and Wildlife Commission advises people to look for large circles on the water, also known as manatee footprints, indicating the presence of a manatee below. B3
4B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, MARCH 18, 2018 Sports Department 754-0420Tuesday: Columbia softball at Suwannee 7 p.m. Columbia baseball hosts Baker County 7 p.m. Fort White baseball at Newberry 7 p.m. Fort White softball at Palatka 6 p.m. Columbia boys and girls tennis at Oakleaf 3:30 p.m. Wednesday: Columbia weightlifting regional meet Fort White softball hosts West Port 7 p.m. Thursday: Columbia baseball hosts Middleburg 6:30 p.m. Fort White softball hosts Santa Fe 7 p.m. Columbia softball at Gainesville 7 p.m. Friday: Columbia softball hosts Buchholz 6:30 p.m. Columbia track and field at pre-state (North Florida). Saturday: Color Run 5K (double loop course at CHS stays on campus)PREP SKED FILE PHOTOSColumbias Marquez Bell makes a move against Hamilton County. Bell finished first in rebounds and sec ond on the team in points this past season. The sophomore point guard also plays football for Columbia. opment highlighted the teams overall improvement in the shooting department this past season. Coach Faulkner says Bells shooting is the area thats probably progressed the most since his arrival freshman year. I also think he got better at learning to play at more than one speed, he said. When he was freshman, [he] wanted to play so fast but you cant do that all the time. But being a freshman, I dont think he understood that you have to play at a different speed sometimes. But I think his maturity helped get better in that aspect, learning alright, its not a good idea to drive underneath the rim with three dudes there so let me back it out. Thats the part that got better this year, and the shooting. As a group, I thought we shot the ball better this year. Bell says he knew he needed to polish his shot entering the season. He spent hours and hours before and during the season trying to find that right touch. Well in the summer coach Faulkner was trying to get the whole teams shot better, Bell said. We were doing different techniques and stuff. And wed go up to the gym just to get shots up. Me and boy Jordan [Smith] would get shots up a lot because I knew that was something I needed to be focused on. The extra effort paid off as Bell and Smith commanded a talented backcourt. Bell steered their signature offense to a district runners-up spot to reach the playoffs. Despite losing to Englewood in the first round, Bell and the Tigers look back with no bones, having accomplished their season-long goal of getting back to the postseason. It felt great, he said. Like coach said, the playoffs are different from the regular season so it felt good just to get a taste of it. But next year I am trying to go further than it was this yearIt was the best part of the year [though]. In the playoffs, every game counts. Its a whole different atmosphere in the playoffs. Bell, who also stars on the football team, says he plans to play another season for Thunder Struck this spring. The travel basketball team, out of Gainesville, gives Bell another avenue to continue to improve his game on the hardwood this spring. It helps a lot, he said. You go against a whole bunch of talent so when I come back to Columbia its a little better for me. It helps me get more comfortable. While hes set to switch sports again this fall, a standout wide receiver, Bell has already said he will be returning to Columbias basketball team next winter. And hes already set lofty goals for the next time he suits up for the Tigers. Im excited to see the leaps he makes in the next two years, Faulkner added. Hes still so young. I cant believe I have him for two more years. BELLContinued From 1B By TERESA M. WALKERAssociated PressNASHVILLE, Tenn. Dwayne Bacon, Jonathan Isaac and Xavier RathanMayes all are gone, the first two drafted into the NBA. Florida State has only one starter back from a year ago when the Seminoles expected run through the NCAA Tournament came to a stunning and ugly end so much earlier than expected. Now the Seminoles are in a second-round rematch against the same team that put an absolute beatdown on them in the same West Region no less. This time, its the Musketeers coming in as the No. 1 seed in the South Region and ninth-seeded Florida State has a chance to ruin Xaviers tourney dreams for sweet payback Sunday night on the way to the Sweet 16. At least thats exactly what the Musketeers, with four starters back, expect. I have a feeling that theyre going to try and come out and get some revenge, Xavier senior guard J.P. Macura said. The Seminoles finished tied for second in the Atlantic Coast Conference last season, earning a No. 3 seed that matched the best in school history. They played in Orlando and were stocked in talent with Isaac the sixth overall pick in the NBA draft to Orlando and Bacon taken at No. 40 by Charlotte. RathanMayes just spent a 10-day stint with the Memphis Grizzlies. Xavier came in as the No. 11 seed and dominated the Seminoles in a 91-66 victory on the Musketeers way to the Elite Eight. Coach Chris Mack said his Musketeers werent that good or Florida State that bad in that game. I think we got Florida State on their heels early in the game, and then I think, you know, the game sort of avalanched, Mack said. Roles are reversed this time around. Xavier won the Big East regular season title and is a No. 1 seed for the first time in program history. Florida State finished eighth in the Atlantic Coast Conference defeated No. 8 seed Missouri on Friday night to advance this time around. Xavier senior guard Trevon Bluiett still sees the Seminoles doing some things that are familiar from that game a year ago. I think with how things ended last year, theyre definitely going to look for revenge and try to give us their best shot, Bluiett said. The Seminoles downplayed the notion that they want a victory just for revenge. A spot in the regional semifinal in Los Angeles awaits the winner, a place Florida State hasnt been since 2011. We look at this game as the next step to get to the Sweet 16, Seminoles Mfiondu Kabengele said. Theyre a talented bunch. We knew they got us last year, so its in the back of our mind. We have to focus on the goal ahead and focus on the game. Coach Leonard Hamilton says he hopes the challenge of the moment will bring out the Seminoles best. I know were going to give a tremendous effort, Hamilton said. I like our kids attitude, and we know weve got to be at our best in order to be successful.Xavier suspects Florida State wants revengeBy JOE REEDYAssociated PressTALLAHASSEE A Saturday morning tipoff and not playing for two weeks did not faze Shakayla Thomas and Florida State. The senior scored 26 points as the third-seeded Seminoles rolled to a 91-49 victory over No. 14 seed Little Rock in a womens NCAA Tournament Albany Region firstround game on Saturday. Florida State will face No. 11 seed Buffalo in a second-round game on Monday. Considering we havent played in awhile, it was basically knocking off rust, getting in the motion again, getting the feel for the court, playing as a team and doing what we do best, Thomas said. The points are a tournament high for Thomas, eclipsing the 23 she scored against Western Illinois in the first round last year. The 5-foot-11 forward who was playing in her 12th NCAA Tournament game, was 11 of 15 from the field in 19 minutes. She scored Florida States first six points and had 16 in the first half as the host team was ahead 53-30 at halftime. The Seminoles (26-6), who were 35 of 60 from the field, put the game out of reach by going on a 23-0 run during an 8-minute span in the second and third quarters. I really thought our players rose to the challenge, Florida State coach Sue Semrau said. We called some different offenses and some different things for some different people which was different then we normally do and they did a good job of executing. Chatrice White and Nikki Ekhomu each scored 13 points and AJ Alix added 12 for Florida State. White also had 10 rebounds for her sixth double-double of the season. The play of Thomas and White was one reason why the Seminoles had a 50-12 advantage in points in the paint. The one thing I felt like really set the tone in the first half was the way we went to the offensive glass. We got second shots and that was important for us knowing we had the freedom to shoot, Semrau said. Florida State made only two of its first nine from the field and fell behind 8-4 with 6:30 remaining in the first quarter. The Seminoles then shook off the slow start by making eight of their last 11 shots in the first quarter, which included an 11-0 run, to take a 22-15 lead at the end of the quarter. Little Rock allowed a season high in points. They came into the game sixth in the nation in scoring defense, allowing only 52.6 points per game. Our offense started off pretty good. We got some shots and got a little confidence going. Then we started letting them get to the basket and I think we lost it on the defensive end, Little Rock coach Joe Foley said. Tori Lasker led the Trojans (2310) with 13 points and Keanna Keys added 11. BIG PICTURE Little Rock: The Trojans were making their fifth tournament appearance and have a 2-5 record. They will lose two starters due to graduation but Ronjanae DeGray, who is the teams leading scorer and rebounder, still has one more year of eligibility. Florida State: The Seminoles, who are looking to reach the Sweet 16 for the fourth straight season, have won 15 straight games in the first round dating back to 1991. It is the second-longest active streak among ACC teams, only trailing Duke, who has won 24 straight opening games. UP NEXT Mondays game against Buffalo will mark the first time that Florida State has faced a Mid-American Conference team in the NCAA Tournament. It will also be the first meeting between the two schools.Thomas leads three-seeded FSU over Little Rockbounced on the rim and I got a good bounce. The Ramblers (30-5), who won the Missouri Valley tournament, broke the school record for wins set by the 1963 NCAA championship team. Loyola will play the Cincinnati-Nevada winner in the regional semifinals Thursday in Atlanta. No. 3 seed Tennessee (26-7) took its only lead of the second half on three-point play by Grant Williams with 20 seconds remaining. After Loyola almost lost the ball on an out-of-bounds call confirmed on replay, Custer dribbled to his right, pulled up and let go a short jumper that hit the front of the rim, bounced off the backboard and went in. A last-gasp shot from the Vols Jordan Bone bounced away, and Custer threw the ball off the scoreboard high above the court as he was mobbed by teammates in the same spot that the Ramblers celebrates Ingrams dramatic winner. The Ramblers fell behind 15-6 in less than 5 minutes before the Volunteers missed their next nine shots and fell behind for the first time on Custers 3-pointer with 6 minutes left in the first half. Admiral Schofield scored 11 of those first 15 Tennessee points but didnt score again until a 3 nearly 32 minutes later that started a rally from a 10-point deficit in the final 4 minutes by the SEC regular-season co-champions. Tennessee coach Rick Barnes lost at American Airlines Center, home of the NBAs Dallas Mavericks, for the first time in six NCAA games. The first four wins were during his 17 seasons leading the Texas Longhorns. Schmidt, who leads the pregame prayer and gives the players feedback after, wasnt the only one pulling hard for Loyola. UP NEXT Loyola-Chicago is headed to the round of 16 for the first time since 1985, when it lost to Patrick Ewing and Georgetown. That was also the last time the Ramblers made the tournament. WINNERContinued From 1B Registration underway for travel girls volleyballRegistration is now under way for travel girls volleyball teams, ages 7-11 and 12-15. They will be competing in the Act For League in Alachua. Practices will be held twice weekly at the local club and all games will be played in Alachua and High Springs. Spaces are limited and fees are $60. Contact the Boys Club at 386-752-41-84 for more information. The deadline to register is Mar. 14.BRIEFS B4
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(or hwy construction or EEO/AA); experienced Microsoft skills (Word, Excel & Outlook); well organized with strong verbal/written communication skills Apply at www.jeaces.com Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Disability/ Veteran/AA/DFWP Columbia Tiger Sharks summer competitive swim team is seeking qualified part-time Assistant Coaches for the 2018 summer swim season. This is an hourly position with work opportunities between 10-15 hours per week. Coach candidates must be knowledgeable and passionate about working with young swimmers. Coach candidates will work in partnership with the Head Coach and other assistant coaches. Coach candidates are expected to be available for all practices for their assigned practice group, ranging from 4 practices per week. Coach candidates should also be available to attend meets during the season. 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6B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, MARCH 18, 2018 Sports Department 754-0420 about this: 11 hits. Ive said it from the beginning, before the season, we can hit. It was a matter of when it was going to come again. Despite Jamie Minchins RBI single in the fifth, the Tigers were still trailing by two runs entering the sixth. Columbia shortstop Dylan Blair cashed in during the bottom frame, driving in two runs on a single to knot the contest. He stepped up again when it mattered most recording a pivotal double in the eighth which set up Frier for the game-winning knock. Blairs final two at-bats proved to be crucial redemption for the junior standout, who was temporarily benched in the top of the sixth. My team had to lift me up because I was not in a good mood, Blair said of his fifth inning baserunning mistake. I just came back. I had to get the job done. Columbia starting pitcher Cal Gilliam, who finished with three strikeouts, gave up three runs in four innings pitched. Gilliam was replaced by Mikah Gustavson, who settled in after a rough fifth inning opening appearance in which he surrendered three runs. Hes a pitcher by feel, Thomas said of the sophomore righty. Its going take him a little while to get used to a ball spinning out of hand Hes a young pitcher who hardly had any bullpen time. Its just [a matter] of getting him to feel it, working the fastball off with the curveball We knew [Atlantic Coast] was fast on the bases and aggressive but free swinging. Cal kept us in it long enough for our bats to wake up and gave us a chance to turn it over to Mikah to come through with whatever we needed. After edging St. Augustine 3-2 on a walk-off Friday night, Columbia caps off its spring break schedule with a solid win over another tough club out of Jacksonville. The Tigers now enter the final stretch of the regular season riding a wave of momentum. Especially with spring break everybodys on vacation to come and play three games in a row. And were fighting back every game, that says something, Frier said. Columbia continues its five-game homestand against Baker County on Tuesday night. After crushing the Wildcats 12-0 last season, the Tigers aim for a thirdstraight win next week. Columbia then opens a new District 3-7A series, coming versus Middleburg. The reigning league champs strive for a third win and hope to grab an edge in a currently locked race. Middleburg on Thursday and Friday, Thomas added. Theyre hungry and they feel very good about where theyre at, and they should rightfully so. Theyve beaten quality teams inside of our district It will be great if we can take care of business. But I told the kids the biggest game on our schedule is Baker County Tuesday night. We beat the brakes off of them on their senior night so theyre going to want some payback.Photos by ERIC JACKSON/Lake City ReporterColumbias Dylan Blair is tagged at first base during the fifth inning Saturday. The Tigers picked up their second straight win. Columbia faces Baker County Tuesday. COMEBACK Continued From 1BColumbia defeated Atlantic Coast 7-6 in walk-off fashion. LEFT: Columbias Caleb Strickland trots to first base following a walk. MIDDLE: Columbias Daveion Love sags off the base pad as he awaits the pitch. RIGHT: Columbia starting pitcher Cal Gilliam unloads against the Stingrays. Gilliam finished the game with three strikeouts. But in the five games since then, Columbia had only crossed the plate 19 times and had committed 15 errors defensively. Two of those loses were to district foes Gainesville and Vanguard and the other two were to playoff teams from a season ago in Belleview and Clay. Was doubt creeping into the clubhouse? Maybe, but not anymore. After the game I talked to (left fielder) Sammy Walker and he described it perfectly a huge weight is off our shoulders now, Columbia centerfielder Clayton Steinruck said. We can just play and have fun and relax a little bit. The Tigers still have plenty of work to do if they want to reach their ultimate goal a trip to the state final four in Fort Myers. The offense was still non-existent for a large portion of Friday afternoon the Tigers only had two hits and defensively they still committed two errors. But the Tigers still found a way to win against a team they could very well see in the regional playoffs again. It took some clutch hits and some luck for Columbia to pull out Fridays win and it didnt look great early either, as Columbia starting pitcher Daveion Love saw his first pitch of the game land over the right field wall for a home run by Blake Yselonia. But Columbia rallied. First, Steinruck doubled to lead off the fourth inning for his teams first hit off of St. Augustine starter Nick Phifer who bested the Tigers in last years regional quarterfinal and he later scored on an error. That held some meaning for Steinruck, who made the last out in last years playoff game. It was definitely a really good feeling. I came into todays game, and obviously you think every game is important, but we wanted a little bit of redemption whether we said it or not. Especially me, Steinruck said. Last year was tough being the last out. You never want to be the last out of a game and surely not the season so getting a little payback today was nice. Another error benefited Columbia again in the sixth, as Steinruck reached second on a St. Augustine miscue and Love brought him home with a double down the right field line to knock Phifer out of the game. That was also meaningful for Love, who has struggled at the plate in recent weeks. Love says Friday was a much-needed confidence boost not just for the team but also himself. He also pitched a complete game with four strikeouts, and although he allowed the Yellow Jackets to tie the game in the top of the seventh with the aid of two passed balls, Love showed his teammate his can be relied upon heading forward into the second half of the season I think the wind got ahold of (the home run) but that was a good hit. I just had to find my zone and calm down and do what I do pitch, Love said. And Ive been struggling with hitting also and I had that double down the line so that gave me a lot of confidence. Theres that word again, confidence, the word buzzing in Columbias clubhouse after Fridays win. Forget the unorthodox way the Tigers won the game, not even recording a hit in the seventh inning. It took three walks and a hit by pitch from reliever Kyler Kirwan to finally feel right again and maybe thats what it takes to get this team rolling again. The belief they can win, especially against a talented team like St. Augustine, can go a long way for a high school baseball team. I brought a few of the guys in prior to coming out and doing our stretches and I told them it doesnt matter whats happened, play to win, Thomas said. You take them any way you can get them because that run counts. If you get hit by a pitch with the bases loaded, that run counts. Its just as good as getting a base knock, its just as good as anything else. At this point, well take it. Well take it all. Im happy for the kids.JORDAN KROEGER/Lake City Reporter TIGERS Continued From 1B Columbias Sammy Walker races out of the dugout with his teammates following Mikah Gustavsons walk-off hit by pitch against St. Augustine on Friday. The Tigers won 3-2 to snap a losing streak.By AARON BEARDAssociated PressCHARLOTTE, N.C. The doors to the Virginias locker room opened, the last protection for a group of players sitting in a state of shocked quiet after the most improbable of losses. Some fought back tears. Some hung their heads or stared blankly down at their cellphones. Others could only shake their head. And now it was time to confront the questions along with the disbelief: how could this have happened? How could Virginia the team that rolled through the Atlantic Coast Conference and claimed the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament become the first top seed to lose to a No. 16 seed with Fridays 74-54 loss to UMBC? If you play this game and you step into the arena, this stuff can happen, Virginia coach Tony Bennett said. Yet it was a jarring turn of events specifically because it hadnt happened. Ever. 135-0. Thats where No. 1 seeds stood in NCAA Tournament history against 16-seeds. Sure, there had been a few close calls most notably Georgetown surviving against Princeton in 1989 for a 50-49 win when a freshman named Alonzo Mourning blocked Kit Muellers final-play shot. But there had been nothing like this before. The questions following the Cavaliers (31-3) to Charlotte were more about whether this would be the year for Bennetts program to shake a modest history of postseason stumbles and make the leap to the Final Four, which had eluded him in two previous NCAA Tournaments as a top seed. Virginia had its calling-card defense allowing just 53.4 points per game, while the offense offered more perimeter scoring options in Kyle Guy, Devon Hall and Ty Jerome even as the Cavaliers still played the methodical offensive pace that reduced the number of possessions and often turned games into grind-itout, ugly crawls. Even after losing ACC sixth man of the year DeAndre Hunter to a broken left wrist suffered during the league tournament, Virginia (31-3) arrived at the NCAA Tournament with a school-record win total and five straight weeks at No. 1 in the AP Top 25 the programs first time atop the AP rankings since the days when 7-foot-4 great Ralph Sampson roamed the paint. That Virginia team lost the top spot after a December 1982 loss to NAIA team Chaminade in what many have considered the biggest upset in college sports. And now the first Cavaliers team to make it back there has perhaps an even more shocking loss, this one to end a season. Its not the end of the world, senior forward Isaiah Wilkins said of Bennetts postgame message to the team. It feels like the end of the world. But its not. As stunning as the loss itself was the way it unfolded. The America East Conference champion Retrievers who had lost by 44 points at Albany on Jan. 21 turned a 21-all tie into a second-half romp. They scored 53 points and shot 68 percent while spreading out Virginias suddenly flummoxed defense. Meanwhile, Virginia couldnt make a key shot to stem UMBCs surge, making just 3 of 13 3-pointers after halftime and 4 of 22 for the game. The lead grew and grew, sending murmurs at first through the Charlotte crowd that soon began to churn into a growing buzz and a tangible feeling that a historic moment was quickly becoming inevitable. Virginia never figured out a way to stop it, either. I dont know, I cant think about it, Hall said when asked when he felt it was getting away. I dont know, man. They were hitting mostly every shot they took. We were scrambling behind the plays. Dont know, cant tell you. By the final minutes, the Retrievers were up big and in celebration mode with constant gestures seeking more noise from their already-rowdy section of fans. It was the kind of position everyone expected the Cavaliers, not the Retrievers, to be in as the game wound to a close just like every other 1-seed before them. These games are supposed to be routine, almost a formality. Instead, the Cavaliers ended up trying to find answers to locker-room questions when no easy ones were to be had. Asked whether he worried one bad night would overshadow the season, Wilkins cut off the question. I dont care about that, Wilkins said as he fought back tears. I dont care about that. It certainly creates a complicated legacy. This was a team that went 20-1 against ACC opponents, won the programs third ACC Tournament title and spent the past two weeks of the season as a unanimous AP No. 1. It was all part of wildly unexpected climb from being picked to finish sixth in the ACC. In the end, the Cavaliers stunned everybody one last time.Top-seeded Virginia left to make sense of historic loss B6
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But Ive got a better idea. How about opening a Roth IRA with good growth stock mutual funds inside? That would be my choice. Fund it up to $5,500 a year, and make sure the mutual funds have strong track records of at least 10 years. This investment growing tax-free will be superior to a non-matching 401(k) or certificate of deposit. If you want to invest even more, you could then put additional cash into the 401(k) offered by your company. With your income and maturity, plus the proper investment strategy, youre likely to retire a very wealthy lady. Keep up the great work, Kris! Dave Dave Ramsey is Americas trusted voice on money and business, and CEO of Ramsey Solutions. He has authored best-selling books and hosts The Dave Ramsey Show. by adding forced main lines, lift stations and a few gravity lines and manholes to get the sewage to the Kicklighter Plant. I think this will be a great benefit to this area because we will bring in a lot of business and Im hoping some good industries, Dyal said. If you look at I-75 and US 90 interchange or you can look at any city that has a major interchange, if you get the infrastruc ture there, they just start exploding. In addition to bringing more businesses to Columbia County, the project will also address environmental needs. The I-75/State Road 47 interchange comes within 100 feet of Cannon Creek with its traffic flow. Cannon Creek Sink has a direct link to the Rose Creek Sink and overflows from the Cannon Creek Sink and Rose Creek Sinks travel to Ichetucknee Springs. Adding the sewage lines will reduce the number of septic tanks in the area, which will also reduce the amount of nitrogen from septic tank waste. There are 30 existing businesses and five existing homes within the Phase 1 project area, all with septic tanks. When construction of Phase 1 begins and the septic tanks are eliminated, an immediate reduction of 11,950 pounds of nutrients per year will occur. Future phases of construction work are also being discussed in order to gradually eliminate more than 900 existing residential septic systems to enhance the water quality of the Ichetucknee Springs Basin. If completed, future phases of the project will result in eliminating up to 64,600 pounds of nutrient loading per year from the groundwater and soils in the project area. Officials believe that the I-75/State Road 47 interchange area is most likely the main contributor in Columbia County on nitrates to the Ichetucknee Springs Basin due to the proximity and concentrated numbers of septic systems in the area. The majority of businesses in the area already utilize city water and adding the accompany ing sewage lines should not result in any adverse impacts, Dyal said. Weve already isolated 30 businesses that we will be able to hook up, that are already on city water, he said. There is a handful that isnt but water is readily available, so it wont be an issue to get them hooked up on city water. Once the project begins, the new sewage lines will be placed adjacent to current roadways on county of DOT right of ways. The only time the project will call for lines to go under roadways is when the project calls for moving from one side of the right of way to the other. Once the actual construction gets started, youre probably be looking at a timeline from a year and a half to two years for total completion of Phase 1 of the project, Dyal said. TONY BRITT/Lake City ReporterTraffic on State Road 47 nears the Interstate 75 interchange Friday afternoon. Soon, sewer lines will be introduced to the area in a project to take 30 businesses and five homes off septic systems.
W EEK OF SUNDAY, MARCH 1824, 2018 BUSINESS LAKE CIT Y REPOR TER 3C rfntbrffrrfntbtnfrrfrfrrfrffr ffrrfrffrff rffrfffntbtnnbtntnr ffffrfffffrff fffnbtntnrrfffrnb nnbbb nbnbnnntntnffrtr rfftrrffrff fffffrrrtfrffrf rrrfrfff ffrrffrfrff rrrntbnrbn bnnrftffff r r 386-755-1992Residential only; cannot be used for water restoration services. Must present promo code at time of service. Valid at participating locations only. COURTESYLions lend a hand to CARCThis $600 check was given to CARC from the Lions Club. First row, from left: Trevor Bradbourne, Stephen Bailey, Debbie Ghezzi, Dawn Lydick, Norbie Ronsonet. Second row: Toby Witt, Joe Drummond, Jim Burke, Ron Foreman, Jerry Castagna. Cut through the chaos and stay better organizedStatePointWant to be better organized? From making and keeping appointments, to completing your to-do list, theres no reason to get overwhelmed. Try these tips and tools for a more organized life, no matter how much chaos is thrown at you. organized is by having a planning system that reflects your personality. Watch yourself surpass your goals by using tools that fit your style, like color-coding, symbols or stickers. Remember that not all personalization has to be for efficiency purposes. quotes can be a great way to keep you committed and make your planner a reflection of yourself. top of important items is to double up -use digital technology in tandem with traditional paper to capture important notes, dates and more. Keep each book club meeting in your phone, but write down the actual books, the members names and your thoughts in your planner. on track and allows you to easily reflect on your successes. Check out the planners and calendars from AT-A-GLANCE. Their options make it easy to organize your life by day, week or month. Be sure to mark each appointment and every coffee date in the daily section of your planner, while designating bigger events in your life, like weddings, travel or home renovation projects, in the monthly section as well. review your progress and see what you have accomplished. It will give you a sense of control and completion and can motivate you to keep going. Celebrate successes as they occur, but dont get disheartened if something on your to-do list carries over to the next day, week or month. Staying CHAOS continued on 5C
4C LAKE CITY REPORTER BUSINESS WEEK OF SUNDAY, MARCH 1824, 2018FAMILY FEATURES Creating a business from the ground up is no small the day-to-day business. solution for many aspiring business owners. It provides Flexibility. Start-up resources. Getting a new business off the Training. Networking opportunities. business grows. Product development. Part of developing your business Marketing support. Financing assistance. Photo courtesy of Getty Images A focus on small business is driving big results for one national retailer. The nations largest franchise system of retail shipping, print and business service centers, The UPS Store, Inc., is now 5,000 locations strong. The UPS Store network is made up of dedicated individuals and families who are committed to serving small business owners, customers and their communities, said Chris Adkins, vice president of franchise development for The UPS Store. We look forward to welcoming more franchisees into our network we can bring convenience and value to our customers. Over the years, the retail concept has expanded to include a range of solutions for small business owners, creating a one-stop shop for small-business support. services, shredding, mailbox and locker rental, and, in some cases, even inventory management solutions, as well as the packing and shipping services that business and non-business customers alike can utilize. A Milestone Accomplishment 5 Tips for Creating a Business PlanOnce youve settled on a business model that meets your needs, can help you get started:Think long-term. A solid business plan should account for your start-up, of course, but also the longer range future of your years down the road. Create goals and build in milestones to chart your progress on that long-term path.Write it yourself. No one can embrace your vision as completely as you can and developing the plan yourself gives you a deep understanding of every aspect of the business, which is essential for good management. Even if you hand over certain responsibilities down the road, being aware of each aspect of your business can make you a stronger, more successful leader.Review the plan over time. Know that time brings change. The plan will likely shift over the course of your ownership. Thats why its important to revisit your plan at least annually to ensure your original roadmap is still on the right track strategically. Share your plan with others. Inviting input from an adviser or experienced friend or colleague is a great way to spur new ideas and identify potential problem areas. Be sure youre prepared to accept constructive criticism to help shape the best possible business plan.Stick to it. After all the sweat equity you invest in creating your business plan, the worst thing you can do is allow it to collect dust on a shelf. Use the plan to guide you in launching and growing your business. When business is booming and youre too busy to think strategically, youll be grateful to have a well-conceived plan to rely upon. Photo courtesy of Getty Images How to protect your expensive new smartphoneStatePointThe latest smartphones have some cool new fea tures, but they come with hefty price tags, and such devices are not necessarily built-to-last. The new iPhone X, for example, recently hit the market at a $1,000 starting price and experts say its extremely fragile. With its all-glass design, you may be wondering if its worth the investment. Recent tests conducted by SquareTrade using scien tific robots to drop, bend, tumble, and dunk devices, revealed the iPhone X to be one of the most breakable iPhone models ever made, shattering on its first face down drop. Without taking a few key precautions, consumers are likely going to spend more than the $1,000 theyve already invested in their phone over their devices lifetime, says Jason Siciliano, vice president global creative director at SquareTrade. To protect your investment, whether you have an iPhone X or any another mobile device, Siciliano recommends the following.Cover UpYour new phone may have a sleek design you want to show off, but not using a case is a big mistake. With so many designs on the market, as well as opportunities to customize, there is no reason these days not to better protect your phone. The breakability tests conducted by SquareTrade revealed damage that went beyond cosmetic issues, compromising the devices operability in a number of ways. Consider what your hobbies include, and find a case durable enough to withstand your lifestyle. A screen protector is also a great idea, guarding against scratches and residue.Get CoveredWith potential repair costs on the rise, protection plans are becoming more important than ever. For example, the iPhone X has a thinner, costlier OLED screen thats more expensive to replace, a smaller logic board, multiple cables, and a split battery thats more difficult to remove. All of which may be why Apple is charging $279 for front screen replacement and $549 for other repairs. Accidents are often beyond ones control. So, dont have a false sense of security regarding drops and spills. However, protection plans can be affordable. For example, those offered by SquareTrade cover old or new devices, for both accidents and common malfunctions such as battery failure and charging port failure. Phones can be repaired at-home, at local repair shops or by mail. And if you have an Apple device, you can simply have your Genius Bar bill reimbursed. For more information on protection plans for todays most popular smartphones, visit squaretrade.com. Being a savvy consumer goes beyond making the latest tech purchase. It also means making your purchase last. Take smart steps to protect your smartphone.
W EEK OF SUNDAY, MARCH 1824, 2018 BUSINESS LAKE CIT Y REPOR TER 5C DARBY PEELE & GREEN, PLLC is pleased to announce that it is MOVING to: 1241 S. Marion Ave., Lake City, Florida 32025. We look forward to serving our clients at our new location beginning Monday, April 2, 2018. Samantha Lawrence ARNP-C 1140 SW Bascom Norris Dr., Suite 104 Lake City, FL 32025 386-719-6500 www.MagnoliaPeds.com Most Insurance Accepted ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS WELCOME OUR NEWEST MEDICAL PROVIDER! How women can advance their careersStatePointAs more women feel emboldened to raise their voices and fight for workplace issues that matter most to them -from equal pay and development opportunities to sexual harassment on the job -its important to both reflect on progress made and recognize there are many more milestones to be attained. Only onethird of women feel they have as many or more opportunities than men at their current companies, according to a recent survey by Randstad US. And, 58 percent cited the lack of promotion to leadership roles as a top reason for gender inequality in the workplace. If you are a working woman looking to advance, expand your responsi bilities, or launch a new career, here are four tips that can help you achieve success. opportunities. Having a mentor can create lasting value when working to become a leader. Mentors can be your support system, whether its providing encouragement to pursue growth opportunities or identifying blind spots and areas of improvement. Coming from experience, mentors can bring a wealth of knowledge to move you in the right direction. your professional life, there will be successes and failures, good days and bad. Dont allow one negative interaction or misstep to ruin your day, and dont let fear prevent you from moving forward. However, you should briefly reflect to learn from failures: What made you miss that project deadline? Why did a presentation fall flat? Use these moments as opportunities to develop shortand longterm goals to overcome any potential barriers. fort zone. Taking risks can lead to great rewards. While certain scenarios, such as initiating a conversation with your boss, can be daunting, it can also lead to stronger trust and a better relationship. In uneasy moments, such as public speaking, you have the opportunity to build self-esteem and strengthuncomfortable situation elicits something gained. growth. Ask your manager to assign you to projects in which youll have the opportunity to learn something new -whether its on your own through research, or through interaction with other team members and departments. Go beyond whats asked of you by taking online courses and reading books (hint: your mentor can likely give you some recommendations). Lastly, make it apparent to your manager and colleagues that you are willing to contribute or lend a hand when needed. The bottom line: own your development. Dont leave it in the hands of your employer. If youre a working woman, more tips and advice can be found at randstadusa.com. Invest in a plan and know where you want to go. Take steps toward people who will help you on your journey, says Kristin Kelley, chief marketing officer, Randstad North America. Meet as many people of influence as you can and stay top of mind with them. Ask for help when you need it -whether it be from managers, peers, sponsors or mentors -and drive those personal connections.Meet as many people of influence as you can and stay top of mind with them. Ask for help when you need it whether it be from managers, peers, sponsors or mentors and drive those personal connections. motivated will help you be more productive and be a great reminder of how well your system is working! is nothing more satisfying than getting important things done -except when you physically cross it off your list. Be sure to give yourself some sort of visual satisfaction for completed tasks. This should be done on both your digitized and paper-based to-do lists. has things that must get done to keep life running smoothly, as well as a list of what they would like to get done in their spare time. Categorize your lists so you can prioritize the mustdos first, and then, when youve crossed out your urgent tasks, tackle those other to-dos. Categorizing will help you identify your busy times -as well as some extra space in your schedule -so you can plan accordingly. More organization inspiration and planning item ideas can be found at life. ataglance.com. With some new habits, you can stay organized and watch it do wonders for your personal and professional life. CHAOSContinued From 3C
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LIFE Lake City Reporterwww.lakecityreporter.comSunday, March 18, 2018Section D Story ideas? Contact Editor Robert Bridges754email@example.com Touring Astoria with my Mom and a touch of wildlifeWhile on a river cruise, my Mom and I were booked on a tour of Astoria City, Oregon. We went through the city streets and learned about a lot of the historic buildings, saw three Sears and Roebuck houses that were delivered in boxes, saw the Elementary school where Kindergarten Cop was filmed and made our first stop at the Astoria Column. The Astoria Column is a historical monument with sgraffito paintings on the exterior of the column and has 164 steps inside to climb the 125 feet to the top. I did this back in 2004 and again today. I dont think I remember the difficulty. Of course, its not horrible, but not necessarily easy either. The stairs have open backs to them and its spiral all the way up with several landing areas. Most people stopped on every landing to catch their breath. At each landing there is a plaque on the wall with the sponsors name for each step. This lets you know how far youve come and how much further you need to go. I saw some people turn around and go back down without making it back to the top. When you reach the top and exit the stairwell, you come out onto a platform with a railing around it. Its like a small deck around the top for viewing in all directions. It was a little intimidating, I wont lie. I hugged the column and made sure my back was to it the entire time I was up there. My mom opted to stay on the ground and took photos from her vantage point. They also give you biodegradable airplanes to fly from the top. They look like the ones kids get from the toy store that come in 5 wooden pieces that you put together. Again, we had clear skies so the views were amazing. You could see all the way to the Pacific Ocean. After leaving Astoria TRAVEL TALES Sandy KishtonBy TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comWith nine days away from early morning classes and homework, many would expect local teens to sleep in and enjoy their free time during spring break. Yet, for the past week, several local youths have gotten up early and given their time to volunteering at Catholic Charities to better their communities. Catholic Charities serves Columbia, Hamilton, Lafayette, Suwannee and Union counties. The agency provides emergency assistance with utility, rent, food, Life Enrichment classes, gas vouchers, life sustaining prescriptions, SNAP applications and services to the homeless. Catholic Charities pantry is open from 7:30 -11:30 a.m., Monday-Friday. The agency provides different forms of aid for people who qualify. Suzanne Edwards, Catholic Charities Lake City regional director, said every year during spring break, Christmas break and vacation, middle school, high school and college students volunteer at the agency. The last three days weve had people from Florida Gateway College and Lake City Middle School, she said. I guess theyre continuing to come throughout the week of course its their spring break. Christa Upshaw, 15, has been going to Catholic Charities for three years as a volunteer, in the summers or whenever shes got time. Wednesday she bagged salt. Usually I bag canned foods, rice and beans together, she said. Upshaw also bagged dairy products like cream cheese, sour cream and yogurt. Usually we sort whatever things come in like meats, she said. We put them in the freezers and fridges. There is a lot of people there, various volunteers, helping with carts, getting crates and boxes in and or moving in more pallets of cans into the warehouse so we could bag them to help the needy. Edwards said 70 percent of the work done at Catholic Charities is performed by qualified volunteers. While helping out during spring break, the students have been bagging groceries, carrying them to clients cars, sorting and packing food supplies into shopping carts and learning nutritional facts about foods. Its not just stuffing foods in bags, its doing it with thought, Edwards said. We have a list with criteria for what they put in the bag, so everybody gets a very well rounded set of groceries. Lisa Tillman brought a group of students to Catholic Charities Thursday morning allowing them to volunteer their time to the needy. Were here to give back to the community helping people that need it, she said. We decided to volunteer at Catholic Charities because thats the first place I called and they were so nice to help me out figuring out what we needed to do, so we came here first. Tillman brought a group of four students ranging from a third grader to a ninth grader. She said the adventure has been a nice experience. Keona Amerson, a 15-year-old Columbia High School student, said she has volunteered at Catholic Charities before and she liked coming back to give back to the community. I wanted to volunteer here because its an act of kindness, she said. Katelyn Swab, a 14-yearold Lake City Middle School student, also returned to the agency to volunteer after she had a positive experience there the first time. We bagged food this time, but last time I put food out in crates and handed it to people, Swab said. To me, its very special volunteering. I like giving back to my community and it makes me feel good about myself. Taylor Tillman, a Lake City Middle school eighth grader, said she came out to help the community in any way she could. I saw how they give back to all these people that need help and I decided I wanted to volunteer more, she said. Ty Tillman, a Westside Elementary School third grader, said he didnt mind giving up time from his spring break to volunteer. I like it, he said. Its fun and it helps other people to have food. Edwards said volunteering helps the students become better citizens. Edwards said she often interviews the young volunteers before they leave and get some insight into how the experience changed them. We teach them about dignity, she said. Everybody, not just students or young adults, need to learn how to volunteer, humbleness and giving. Its not about what you can get, its about what youre doing to help mankind because you never know when youre going to be in that position. ASTORIA continued on 4DA spring break that means something Local teens give up their time off to help others. Photos by TONY BRITT/Lake City Reporter TOP: Keona Amerson (from left), Taylor Tillman, Catholic Charities of Lake City case manager Alicia Worley, Ty Tillman and Katelyn Swab put bagged food into boxes. LEFT: Ty and Worley get meat products from a freezer. ABOVE: Taylor (from left), Katelyn and Keona work in the Catholic Charities pantry to prepare food for distribution.
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TRAVEL 46 196 277Bizarre Foods With Andrew ZimmernBizarre Foods With Andrew ZimmernDelicious Delicious Bizarre Foods With Andrew ZimmernBizarre Foods With Andrew ZimmernDelicious Delicious HGTV 47 112 229Love It or List It Functioning for Four Love It or List It Tree House Trouble Home Town Home Town House Hunters (N) Hunters IntlHouse HuntersHunters Intl TLC 48 183 280Trading Spaces Maine: George Road Long Lost Family Long Lost Family Counting On A New Bundle of Joy (:07) Counting OnIsland Medium(:02) Counting On HIST 49 120 269American Pickers Scrappy Go Lucky American Pickers (DVS) American Pickers Beer Factor American Pickers: Bonus Buys (N) Pawn Stars(:34) Pawn Stars(:03) Truck Night in America ANPL 50 184 282(5:00) Finding Bigfoot Alaska: The Last FrontierFrozen Edg.Alaska: The Last FrontierFrozen Edg.Alaska: The Last FrontierFrozen Edg.Alaska: The Last FrontierFrozen Edg.The Arctic Wolfpack (Part 1 of 2) FOOD 51 110 231Spring Baking Championship Spring Baking Championship Spring Baking Championship Spring Baking Championship (N) Ridiculous CakesRidiculous CakesSpring Baking Championship TBN 52 260 372John Gray WorldCall2All New The Potters TouchPraise The EssentialJesse DuplantisRememberedGregLaurie.TVPraise FSN-FL 56 -Inside the MarlinsFocused UFC Reloaded Welterweight title clash between champion Robbie Lawler and challenger Tyron Woodley. 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LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, MARCH 18, 2018 3D Charley Pride is 84. Mar gie Bowes is 77. Brad Dourif is 68. Irene Cara is 59. Mike Rowe is 56. Vanessa Williams is 55. Rapper-actress Queen Latifah is 48. Comedian Dane Cook is 46. Singer Philip Sweet of Little Big Town is 44. Adam Levine of Maroon 5 is 39. SUNDAY CROSSWORD IF FOUND, C ALL ...BY MA T THEW SEWELL / EDITED BY WILL SHOR TZNo. 031 1 RELEASE DA TE: 3/18/2018 A CROSS1 8 r12 fntbn 19 20 21 22 n23 24 25 rn26 27 28 Last seen riding in a basket. If found, ca ll ____ [see 106-Across]32 33 bb36 t 37 n39 r41 42 n44 Last seen in the nursery. If found, ca ll ____ [see 84-Across]46 bbb50 n51 nt52 n53 t 55 58 n59 61 n 62 t bn63 b 64 Last seen with a red-haired girl. If found, ca ll ____ [see 119-Across]68 tb69 70 71 n 72 f73 b74 bb76 b b80 b n 82 r b n nt84 86 Last seen chasing down clues. If found, ca ll ____ [see 24-Across]90 b91 92 nb f93 ntbn nbn96 97 bf t98 b 100 Last seen being mocked by a cat. 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Someone will withhold information if you are too pushy or demanding. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You have more control than you realize. Dont give away secrets through your actions. Respond intelligently and calmly. Use charm and offer incentives if you dont want to breed resentment. CANCER (June 21-July 22): Expect someone to put obstacles in your way. Negativity and disagreements should be avoided. Youll have trouble getting along with people who want to bring about change. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Personal improvements, day trips and communicating with people you care about will bring you closer to your goals. Love and romance are encouraged and will help you alter the way you move forward with someone special. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Look out for your interests. Avoid getting involved in money or legal ventures that could compromise your finances or integrity. Protect against health issues or injuries. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Not everyone will like the decision you make, but you have to follow your instincts and do what you feel is right. Showing compassion and understanding to others will help you win approval and bring good results. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Before you decide to take action or say something you might regret, try to rethink the situation and the people involved. Positive thoughts and actions will help you find solutions or correct any mishaps that take place. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Stick close to home and take care of your responsibilities. What you do to help loved ones will bring high returns. A parent or older relative will pose a problem. Handle sensitive situations with care and compassion. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Mood swings and controversial discussions will lead to trouble. Walk away from an unpredictable situation. Stick close to home and out of harms way. Do whats expected of you and retreat to your own comfort zone. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Dont sign up for just anything. Choose what you want to do. Focus on those close to you who need assistance, not outsiders looking for a handout. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): An investment will pay off. Spend more time honing your skills and using your physical abilities to help you advance. Showing greater enthusiasm will attract a partnership with someone who thinks and deals with situations the same way as you. DEAR ABBY: Im a disabled middle-aged woman, married for 15 years. From the begin ning, there was never much passion between my husband and me, but wer e friends. Im now becoming less able to go out and do things, and I will eventually be wheel chair-bound. I want to leave him so he can find someone who is able to do things with him. I actually did it at one point. I moved into a cheap mobile home, but he sold the house and fol lowed me. Hes a loving husband, but he is messy I exhaust myself picking up after him, and two months after moving into another house, the entire garage and basement can not be walked through. I really think what I want is to live alone in a simple, clean apartment. He -and others -tell me I need him and Im nuts to live alone on Social Security when I could stay in this nice house. Im just so tired all the time, and cleaning up after him is torture physically. Should I stay or should I go? - EXHAUSTED IN NEW HAMPSHIRE DEAR EXHAUSTED: Although you didnt say it directly, your messy husband may be a hoard er. If thats the case, whether you stay or live elsewher e may depend upon his getting help for it -- not to mention getting the garage and basement cleared out. Obviously, your hus band loves you or he wouldnt have followed you when you moved into the mobile home. Do not divorce him because you feel guilty about not being well. He may need you as much as you need him. If picking up after him is too tiring, then it may be time to get someone in periodically to clean. DEAR ABBY : My husband passed away last year after a six-year struggle with Alzheimers. It was a long and heart breaking time for me. I have two sons, but they dont live close. I see them and their families only a few times a year. I have pretty much been alone since my husbands diag nosis. I have friends - all couples -but going out with them isnt comfort able. Its a very lonely life. I recently met a nice man who is divorced with no children. He has asked me to dinner. My problem is that he is 20 years younger He says age doesnt matter to him, but I dont want to look like an old fool. (Im 84.) We communicate by phone or email. I have not told anyone about this. We have so much in common - we like the same foods, same kind of music and other things. I have always taken care of myself, and no one can believe my age. Im not looking for marriage, but it would be nice to have someone to have dinner with, and good conversa tion. I love to play golf, and so does he. Am I being foolish? - LONG TIME LONEL Y DEAR LONG TIME LONEL Y: No. Unless you have a sell by date stamped on your fore head, you should not preoccupy yourself with the dif ference in your ages. You say you arent look ing for marriage, so why not have an enjoyable time and see if a r elation ship evolves? You will have a happier life once you stop worrying about what other people may -or may not -think. Its called living your life. Disabled wife is overwhelmed by husbands messy habitsDEAR ABBY Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com
4D S UNDAY, MARCH 18, 2018 LIFE LAKE CITY REPORTER Photo courtesy of Getty Images FAMILY FEATURES W ith tax season in full swing, take time to consider how to get the most out of your tax return, which includes While many taxpayers claim common deductions, such as home mortgage interest and self-employment expenses, 1. Child and Dependent Care Credit You can claim a credit of up to $2,100 for day care for your dependents include children under 13 and parents who are no 2. Earned Income Tax Credit The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a federal tax credit 3. Savers Credit or the Retirement Savings Contributions Credit each pay cycle, make sure you are putting some money 1. Moving Expenses 2. Tax-Preparation Fees 3. New Moms 4. Career Corner 5. Wedding Bells If you were married in a church or at a historical site during the 6. Medical Fitness 7. Road Warriors to discuss how you can maxi mize your refund and learn more Photo courtesy of Getty Images Refund Advance are one of the millions of Americans who claim either the You could access up to $3,200 with a no-fee Refund Did You Know?1. The IRS, as well as many states, allows taxpayers to catch up on missed credits or unclaimed funds from as far back as 2014. 2. With locations across the United States, including kiosks in 3,000 Walmart stores, the tax Column, we drove a short way to the Lewis and Clark National Park and Fort Clatsop. I wasnt real interested in this stop initially, until I saw hiking trails. We made an obligatory run through the replica fort and then made our way to the Netul Trail that took you past the Canoe Landing and then onto the old industrial hub for logging in the area. It was 2.5 miles round trip. Mom stopped part way through and rested on a bench along the river while waiting for me to finish. I was just so happy to have some fresh air and really stretch my legs at my pace. A short ride back to the docks through downtown and our tour was complete. We lunched at a local place called Bowpicker for fish and chips. They use fresh, local albacore tuna and lightly beer batter them. They serve it from an old boat literally sitting up on the trailer from a corner lot in town. During the busy season, they say the line goes around the block; it smelled good while we waited in line and tasted even better. After lunch, we walked through town. Actually, we ended up doing a pub crawl. Our first stop was Fort George Brewery. Next up was Pilot House Distilling. Our last stop was Buoy Beer Co. I picked it, well, because there was beer. What I didnt know was this was the place I overheard someone talking about with sea lions in the floor. We could hear sea lions from the hill at the column earlier that morning and then as we walked along the docks but could never see them. But here, at Buoy Beer, they had a section of glass floor for viewing the sea lions along the docks underneath. It was kind of cool and added a little wildlife to our tour. Sandy Kishton is a freelance travel writer who lives in Lake City. ASTORIAContinued From 1A