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The Lake City reporter
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Lake City reporter (Lake City, Fla. 1967)
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Lake City, FL
Community Newspapers Inc., Todd Wilson - Publisher
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May 23, 1884
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Daily (Monday through Friday)[<1969>-]
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Vol. 95, no. 4 (Oct. 5, 1967)-
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By CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comThe seven-foot-tall fence the city wants to build on airport property will worsen the deer problem officials claimed to have, and it isnt even up to par with Federal Aviation Administration recommendations, FGC President Larry Barrett told city councilors Monday evening. Barrett asked the council to oppose the fence, linking it to a plan to cut down trees on airport property that he says will endanger the college. The council was voting on a fencing contract for $195,000 on top of an already approved $25,000 engineering contract. CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 143, No. 252 TODAYS WEATHER Obituaries . . . . . . . 4A Sports . . . . . 5A Advice & Comics . . 8A Classified . . . . . . . 9A 79 47Storms possible, 2A Lake City ReporterTUESDAY MARCH 20, 2018 | YOU R COMMU NITY NE WSPAPE R SINCE 1 874 | $1.00 LAKE CITY RE PORTER.COM Sellers market for local homeowners, Story below + PLUS >> FSU women take on BuffaloNCAA Brush with fame on the high seasLOCALSee Page 4A See Page 5A PERFECT AT FWESAttendance, that is, 2A What do you think?Let us know in a Letter to the Editor. See 4A. 157 SW McFarlane 157 SW McFarlane Ave, Lake City, FL ABSOLUTE AUCTION DATE: THIS WEDNESDAY MAR 21st 11:00AM Registration 10:00AM HIGHEST BIDDER BUYS, REGARDLESS OF PRICE. HIGHEST BIDDER BUYS, REGARDLESS OF PRICE. NO RESERVE! 768 W. Duval St (US90), Lake City, FL For more info, pictures and Auction terms on this property please visit: CAMPEN AUCTIONS PO Box 140907 Gainesville, FL 32614 352-505-0560 John Campen, Lic. Real Estate Broker Brad Campen, Lic. Auctioneer & Lic. Real Estate Associate AB#2820 AU#3085 10% Buyers Premium 2 Historic Office Properties in Lake City, FL Airport issues just keep getting stickier City tables item to build new fence that may not meet federal specs.By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comA Lake City woman, initially arrested after a traffic stop on a warrant, faces additional charges after deputies found methamphetamine and pills in her bra at the jail, according to a report. The passenger in her car was also arrested on a warrant after giving a fake name to police officers, the report said. Celia Perez Mauro, 56, of SE Camelot Loop, was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and smuggling contraband into a county jail in connection with Traffic stop leads to drug, contraband charges MAURO continued on 3A Mauro FENCE continued on 3A By COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comA local real estate authority said its a sellers market and buyers on the fence need to move quickly on a limited supply of single family homes growing thinner in Columbia County. The executive vice president of the Lake City Board of Realtors was scanning over the numbers in the latest Florida Realtors Monthly Market Detail for February 2018 on the status of single family homes in Columbia County. Dan Gherna picked apart the noteworthy numbers he saw in the monthly breakdown, and spoke about the reports highlights. Last year was a good year but this year is even a little bit better, said Gherna. The Prices up since last year, records show.Sellers market for local homeowners HOUSING continued on 3ALittle left to mark soldiers sacrificeNot even a photo remains of fallen local Vietnam vet, 3A Tag teamPhotos by JOHN CLARE STOKES/Special to the Reporter TOP: T eam roping action at the 24th annual Florida Gateway Pro Rodeo at the county fairgrounds on Sunday. T he rodeo started Friday and ran through Sunday. LEFT: A bull rider attempts to master a mad beast. ABOVE: Bronc riding on a Sunday afternoon. A1


2A T UESDAY, M AR CH 20, 2018 DA ILY BRIEFING LAKE CITY R E PORTER 7a 1p 7p 1a 6a LAKE CITY ALMANAC SUN MOON UV INDEX EXTREME: 10 minutes to burn T odays ultra-violet radiation risk for the ar ea on a scale fr om 0 to 10+. FYI An exclusive service brought to our readers by The Weather Channel. SPONSORED BY City THE WEATHER WEA THER HISTORY Pensacola Tallahassee Panama City Valdosta Daytona Beach Cape Canaveral Gainesville Lake City Ocala Orlando Jacksonville Tampa West Palm Beach Ft. Myers Ft. Lauderdale Naples Miami Key West TEMPERATURESNormal high Normal low PRECIPITATIONMonth total Year total HI LO LO HI LO HI LO HI LO HI WednesdayThursday Cape Canaveral Daytona Beach Fort Myers Ft. Lauderdale Gainesville Jacksonville Key West Lake City Miami Naples Ocala Orlando Panama City Pensacola Tallahassee Tampa Valdosta W. Palm Beach March 24 March 31 April 8 April 15 FirstFullLastNew Quarter Quarter See an error? T he Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question, or suggestion, please call the editor. Corrections and clarications will run in this space. T hanks for reading. QUICK HITS Submissions T he Lake City Reporter accepts photographs and caption information to run at the discretion of the editor. If you would like to see your organization in the newspaper, send the picture and information to associate editor Justin Caudell at Scripture of the Day T he Lord your God hath multiplied you, and, behold, ye are this day as the stars of heaven for multitude. ( T he L ord God of your fathers make you a thousand times so many more as ye are, and bless you, as he hath promised you!) D eut eronomy 1:10-11 (KJV) Who has a harder fight than he who is striving to overcome himself. T homas a Kempis, 1380-1471, German clergymanThought for Today Winning Lottery Numbers Pick 3: (Saturday p.m.) 2-6-0 Pick 4: (Saturday p.m.) 6-4-3-8 Fantasy 5: (Saturday) 6-8-25-27-34 HOW TO REACH USMain number ........ (386) 752-1293 Fax number .............. 752-9400 Circulation ............... 755-5445 Online ... www lakecityreporter com The Lake City Reporter an affiliate of Community Newspapers Inc., is published Tuesday through Friday and Sunday at 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, FL 32055. Periodical postage paid at Lake City, FL, Member Audit Bureau of Circulation and The Associated Press. All material herein is property of the Lake City Reporter Reproduction in whole or in part is forbidden without the permission of the publisher. U.S. Postal Service No. 310-880. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Lake City Reporter P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056. Publisher Todd Wilson ..... 754-0418 ( Robert Bridges ..... 754-0428 (rbridges@lakecityre ......... 752-1293 (ads@lakecityre place a classified ad ...... 755-5440BUSINESS.............. 754-0419CIRCULATIONHome delivery of the Lake City Reporter should be completed by 6:30 a.m. Tuesday through Friday, and by 7:30 a.m. on Sunday. Please call 386-755-5445 to report any problems with your delivery service. In Columbia County, customers should call before 10:30 a.m. to report a service error for same day re-delivery. After 10:30 a.m., next day re-delivery or service related credits will be issued. In all other counties where home delivery is available, next day re-delivery or service related credits will be issued. Circulation ............... 755-5445 ( delivery rates(TuesdayFriday and Sunday) 12 Weeks ................... $26.32 24 Weeks ................... $48.79 52 Weeks ................... $83.46Rates include 7% sales tax.Mail rates12 Weeks ................... $41.40 24 Weeks ................... $82.80 52 Weeks .................. $179.40 Lake City Reporter Perfection at FWESCOU RTESY PHOTOS TOP: Fort White E lementary S chool k indergarten students with perfect attendance for January, shown with A ssistan t Principal S usan S ummers: Brayden Blalock, Cayden Chrest, A zr ielle Copeland, Cooper Gherna, Joy Hagen, Lillian James, William Miller, Wyatt Mills, Holly Nicely, A le xis Proffitt, Pedro S aravia-Gonzalez, Caitlin S pence, and Gracie St eele. RIGHT: Fort White E lementary S chool PreK students with perfect attendance for January: Gaberiel A bner Rowan A lbr itton, Mariela Ar tica-D ominguez, Lila Conway, Connor Cooley, T iberius Lazetera, and Griffin McCoy. N OT E: S tudents are pictured in no par ticular order and not all students were present for photos. Sign-ups for cornhole tourneyFrom staff reportsSign-ups are now underway for Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperatives inaugural cornhole open tournament. The tournament will be conducted Saturday, April 14, at Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative, 11340 100th Street, Live Oak. The event is a fundraiser to benefit United Way of Suwannee Valley. Tournament operations will be conducted by North Florida Cornhole. Warm ups will begin at 11 a.m., and the games will start at noon. Tickets for $40 for two-person teams. Individuals can sign up for $20 and be paired with a partner at the tournament. Individual players and teams can sign up at www. Tickets may also be purchased at United Way of Suwannee Valley, 871 SW State Road 47, Lake City, or at the Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative office. CORNerstone sponsors are Farmers Cooperative, Inc. First Federal Bank of Florida, Poole Realty, and North Florida Printing Co., Inc. For more information or tickets, visit or contact United Way of Suwannee Valley or COU RTESYL ions lend a hand to CARCT his $600 check was given to C A RC from the Lions Club. Front row, from left: Tr evor Bradbourne, St ephen Bailey, D ebbie Ghezzi, D awn Lydick, Norbie Ronsonet. S econd row: T ob y Witt, Joe D rummond, Jim Burke, Ron Foreman, Jerry Castagna.


T UESDAY, M AR CH 20, 2018 LOCAL LAKE CITY R E PORTER 3A Save for a rainy year. State Farm Bank, F.S.B., Bloomington, IL1501580 Bank with a Good Neighbor. CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION. State Farm Bank, F.S.B., Bloomington, IL1501580 Get a 30 Month CD FDIC-insured CD2.05APY*% John A Kasak, Agent State Farm Agent 904 SW SR 247 Branford Hwy Lake City, FL 32025 Bus: 386-752-7521 *Annual Percentage Yield as of 03/14/18. Advertised rates are subject to change at the Banks discretion. The minimum balance required to earn the stated APY is $500 (rates apply to deposits less than $100,000). A penalty may be imposed for withdrawals prior to maturity. Special Term CDs renew automatically into the next highest Standard Term CD. Some products and services not available in all areas. FDIC basic coverage amount is $250,000 per depositor, per insured bank, for each ownership category. IRA and ESA CDs are not available for terms less than 12 months. Callers who are hearing or speech impaired should dial 711 or use a preferred Telecommunications Relay Service. Save for a rainy year. State Farm Bank, F.S.B., Bloomington, IL1501580 Bank with a Good Neighbor. CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION. State Farm Bank, F.S.B., Bloomington, IL1501580 Get a 30 Month CD FDIC-insured CD2.05APY*%John A Kasak, Agent State Farm Agent 904 SW SR 247 Branford Hwy Lake City, FL 32025 Bus: 386-752-7521 *Annual Percentage Yield as of 03/14/18. Advertised rates are subject to change at the Banks discretion. The minimum balance required to earn the stated APY is $500 (rates apply to deposits less than $100,000). A penalty may be imposed for withdrawals prior to maturity. Special Term CDs renew automatically into the next highest Standard Term CD. Some products and services not available in all areas. FDIC basic coverage amount is $250,000 per depositor, per insured bank, for each ownership category. IRA and ESA CDs are not available for terms less than 12 months. Callers who are hearing or speech impaired should dial 711 or use a preferred Telecommunications Relay Service. WEfeel incredibly blessed to be surrounded by family, friends, classmates, co-workers, and acquaintances to help soothe our sorrow in the loss of E O, J. We are extremely grateful for the many, many, expressions of sympathy and love displayed, and we are forever thankful for the continued prayers and words of encouragement to give us added strength and courage to face the dicult days ahead. We would like to extend a special thank you to: Glen Springs Road Church of Christ, Gainesville, FL New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Lake City, FL Greater Truevine Missionary Baptist Church, Lake City, FL First Central Baptist Association Alachua Countys Democratic Black Caucus VA Medical Centers in Lake City & Gainesville, FL UF Health Shands Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission e Watertown Community e Classes of 1974, 1975, 1977, & 1982 Columbia County Womens Club, Lake City, FL Duncan Brothers Funeral Home, Gainesville, FL And the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard our hearts and minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:7 Sincerely, e Owens Family feel incredibly blessed to be surrounded by family, friends, classmates, co-workers, and acquaintances to help soothe our sorrow in Glen Springs Road Church of Christ, Gainesville, FL median sale price and average sale price have gone up. The summary showed a 58.4 percent increase in the median sale price from $113,000 in Feb. 2017 to $179,000 in Feb. 2018, and an average sale price spike of roughly 41 percent from $129,857 last year to $183,268 last month. However, Gherna said it was workforce housing, not the high-end luxury homes, with the greatest demand. Those tend to sell the fastest, Gherna said. People that want to buy want to jump on it right away. According to Florida Realtors this time last year it was a buyers market, meaning more time to shop around and get the most for the money from sellers who were more inclined to bargain, as Gherna reads the numbers. This year, however, with a 15.4 percent decrease in active listings inventory, sellers have an upper hand on limited supply, which, as reflected in the median percent of original list price received, means closer to asking-price offers are being made by interested buyers. This is not the time to be sitting on the fence, this is the time to get in the game, Gherna said. This is a good time for somebody thats got a home thats worth $150,000160,000, they want to become a move-up buyer and get into something a little bit better. He profiled the homes going quickly theyre 10-20 years old and in good shape. Youll be able to sell it pretty quickly and you can still get a good deal on a $200,000 $300,000 home, he said. Gherna mentioned the upcoming 2018 Parade of Homes on the weekend of April 28-29 as prime time to see different homes for sale in the area. Were very happy for consumers to see whats on the market with the Parade of Homes, he said. HOUSINGContinued From 1A the case. The original warrant was for theft. She was booked into the Columbia County Detention Facility on $16,000 bond but has since been released. Stephanie Williams, 35, of NW Pillsbury Drive, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear and giving a false name to a law enforcement officer. According to Columbia County Sheriffs Office reports, around 12:36 p.m. on Friday, deputy Christopher Alford saw Mauro driving on Southwest Tustenuggee Avenue and he remembered there was an active warrant for her arrest. Alford pulled the vehicle over and Mauro handed him her drivers license. Dispatch confirmed the active warrant on Mauro and she was handcuffed and searched. The deputy reported finding a glass pipe in Mauros right front pocket during the search and she said she used it to smoke methamphetamine, the report said. The passenger told the deputy she did not have a license and that her name was Stacy Williams. Another deputy arrived at the scene and handcuffed the woman, at which point she admitted her real name was Stephanie Williams. Dispatch confirmed that Stephanie Williams had an active warrant and she was arrested. When deputies were searching the car, they reportedly found a small electronic scale commonly used for weighing drugs on the front passenger side floorboard. Alford told the women they should say whether they had any illegal drugs on them because its a felony to bring contraband into a jail. However, while at the Columbia County Detention Facility, while Mauro was going through processing, an officer found two, small, clear plastic baggies in the left side of her bra, the report said. One of the baggies later field tested positive for methamphetamine while the other bag contained 10 pills of alprazolam, which is generic for Xanax. MAUROContinued From 1A Little left to mark soldiers sacrificeBy COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comThe search for a photograph of a Lake City man killed near the height of the Vietnam war continues, but as options are exhausted the outcome of the community-wide effort grows bleak. PFC Eugene McCray is the last of six men from Columbia County who died in the war and whose photographs were sought to show the faces of the roughly 58,319 names engraved on the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. Any photograph bearing the image of Eugene McCray, however, may be lost to time as a lasting legacy of Jim Crow Era school segregation policies. That pattern is what the president of Alachua 1092 Chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Forest Hope, said he found when he set out to locate nearly 800 photographs for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Wall of Faces, now more than two years ago. We started off with 770 photos that we needed throughout the state of Florida. Were down to less than 60 now and Mr. McCray [is] one of them, said Hope. He said there was something held in common among the hard to find and missing photographs of the remaining men. Most of them are very much like Mr. McCray. Mr. McCray is African American. This happened right at the time of integration and the black schools closed, so finding yearbooks from that period of time for a black soldier is very, very difficult, Hope said. In some cases the school boards just threw them away That is kind of the pattern were finding. Several figures throughout the Lake City area joined the search to locate any surviving photographic records of McCray. Community leaders, city records officials, school board archivists and museum curators have set out to find relatives or classmates so far, however, theyve only reached dead ends. Hope said through his efforts he learned McCray attended the former Richardson High School, now Richardson Community Center. Through local sources, he found that McCray had no surviving siblings and efforts to reach any potential classmates were fruitless. No one had [a] yearbook, Hope said. Brandy McGhin is a permit technician at the city of Lake Citys Growth Management department. She said she was approached by residents seeking cemetery records in hopes of learning more about McCray. After sifting through city records, she said she set out on her own and walked a couple of cemeteries, finding graves of the same last name but nothing that would aid their efforts. She took to social media as well, hoping to find someone with information that might lead to a photograph. I was really wanting him to be found so he could be recognized, McGhin said. A search for McCray on The Wall of Faces, at, lists his county of record as Columbia and his home as Lake City. His branch of service was the U.S. Army and his rank was private first class. The project provides a digital wall of biographical information and photographs to complement the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC. Eugene McCray is found on row 17E, line 112, among the roughly 58,318 names engraved there. Further information found in state archive records show that his remains were recovered, though his place of death was not listed. McCray whose life, likeness and place of death seem lost to history, might serve as Columbia Countys only known unknown soldier. FENCEContinued From 1A CARL MCKINNEY/Lake City ReporterLawrence Barrett, president of FGC, addresses the Lake City Council Monday night about a fence airport officials wish to erect.The seven-foot-tall fence would enclose roughly 10 acres of woods, he said. In a phone interview, Barrett told the Lake City Reporter that enclosing the woods would make it a more attractive habitat for deer and other wildlife giving the city justification to cut down the trees. This makes no sense, he told council members. It would enhance the alleged wildlife and security issue the city is having. The FAA recommends a 10-foottall fence for the citys purposes, Barrett said during the meeting. Barrett called spending that much money for a fence that does not meet standards question able. Airport Manager Roland Luster said the project will be funded in full by a grant from the Florida Department of Transportation. City officials are planning to clear more than 133 acres of land at the airport. FGC has voiced its concerns on numerous occasions namely that removing the trees would worsen flooding issues on campus, among other issues. When city officials and FGC administration met earlier this year, the city claimed the FAA was requiring them to cut the trees to control the deer population, Barrett said. We were led to believe the FAA was initiating these decisions and telling the city what needed to be done, Barrett said. It is apparent that the city management misunderstood or misrepresented the project publicly and in private. After Barrett encouraged the city to hold off on the fence plan for now, the council complied with the request and with the support of City Manager Wendell Johnson tabled the matter.T his makes no sense , Barrett told council members. It would enhance the alleged wildlife and security issue the city is having.


Emma Jean Callahan Emma Jean Callahan, 77, of Lake City, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the North Florida Regional Medical Center after an extended illness. She was born in Wellborn, Florida on October 29, 1940 to the late George Walker, Jr. and Annie Crews Walker. She was a homemaker all of her adult life and loved to spend time with her church family and reading books. She was a life-long resident of the Lake City area and was a member of the Watertown Congregational Methodist Church. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Jessie Callahan. She is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, extended fami ly members, friends and her loving church family. Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Callahan will be conducted on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. in the Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Randy Ogburn, Pastor of Watertown Congregational Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will follow the services. Arrangements are under the direction and care of GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 S. US HWY 441, Lake City, FL, 32025. Please leave words of comfort for the family at Obituaries are paid advertisements. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified department at 752-1293.To submit your Community Calendar item, stop by the Reporter oce or email Justin Caudell at CALENDAR 4A TU ESDAY, M AR CH 20, 2018 LOCAL LAKE CIT Y R E PORTER TodayVolunteers neededLake City Medical Center Auxiliary needs volunteers who have a heart to serve. The auxiliary need volunteers for all positions. Those interested in participating in the program may pick up an application at the Lake City Medical Center Gift Shop or the H2U office. For more, call 386-719-7713.Gardening questions?UF/IFAS Master Gardeners are available from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Columbia County Extension Office, 971 W. Duval St., Lake City. Stop by or call 386-752-5384 to receive research-based information from university trained volunteers.Club registrationThe Boys Club of Columbia County is accepting registration for the fall session. All children ages 6-14 are eligible to attend. There are bus pickups from all elementary and middle schools. Fees for the session are $200. For more information, call 386-752-4184 or visit the club on Jones Way in Lake City.Seed Lending Library The Columbia Seed Lending Library is available at the main library branch in downtown Lake City on Tuesdays from 2 to 4 p.m. The CSLL meets at the Fort White Branch from 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays, and volunteers will also be on hand on the first and third Tuesday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. at the West Branch, 435 NW Hall of Fame Drive (off U.S. Highway 90 just past Interstate 75). Patrons can select a wide variety of seeds and receive advice from seasoned gardeners.GeriActorsResidents are invited to join the Readers Theater Group on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the Lifestyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Court.WednesdayBusiness Book ClubThe Business Book Club meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 8 a.m. at The Church at SouthRidge, 162 SW Ridge St., Lake City. The Lake City-Columbia County Chamber of Commerce sponsored club is devoted to personal and professional development through reading and discussing various business inclined books. For more information or to get involved, call 386-7523690.Free tax prepThe Columbia County UF/IFAS Extension Office is accepting appointments for free tax filing. Appointments are available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. For more information, call 386-752-5384 or stop by the extension office at 971 W. Duval St., Lake City.Terrific TwosTerrific Twos, a library program for toddlers, is offered on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library, 308 NW Columbia Ave. in downtown Lake City. For more information about the librarys childrens programs, call 386-7582101.Al-Anon meetingAn Al-Anon group meets at First Christian Church (403 W. Duval St., Lake City) at 6 p.m. on Mondays and 10 a.m. on Wednesdays. Newcomers group meets on Mondays at 5 p.m.Volunteers neededThe Christian Service Center (421 NW Washington St., Lake City) is in search of volunteers. The centers mission is to serve those in need in Columbia County through Christian faith and resources. For more, call 386-755-1770.Duplicate Bridge ClubLake City Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays at The Country Club at Lake City. All bridge enthusiasts are welcome. For more, call Dottie Rogers at 386-758-8606.Volunteers neededThe Christian Service Center (421 NW Washington St., Lake City) is in search of volunteers. The centers mission is to serve those in need in Columbia County through Christian faith and resources. For more, call 386-755-1770.Haven seeks helpHaven is always seeking compassionate volunteers looking to give back and make a positive impact on their communities. There are many ways in which skills and a smile can make a difference by volunteering. Explore all of the possibilities at or by calling 386-752-9191 to speak with the volunteer coordinator.Free soil testing Free soil pH tests are available every Wednesday morning at the Columbia County Extension Office, 971 W. Duval St., Suite 170, in Lake City. Residents may bring a sample to the office during regular business hours. For more, call 752-5384. Catholics Come HomeA Catholics Come Home and Adult Catholic Education Inquiry Program will be presented at San Juan Catholic Mission each 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 7-8:15 p.m.ThursdayBingo at American LegionBingo games are offered every Sunday, Monday and Thursday at 6:45 p.m. at the American Legion Post 57, 2602 SW Main Blvd. in Lake City. There are three $250 jackpots each night. Quarter games are played at 3 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays. Refreshments are available at reasonable prices. For more information, call 752-7776.Volleyball registrationRegistration is now underway for a travel girls volleyball team (ages 7-11 and 12-15). They will be competing in the Act For league out of Alachua. Practices will be held twice weekly at the Boys and Girls Club of Columbia County. All games will be played in Alachua and High Springs. Spaces are limited. Fees are $60. Call 386-752-4184 for more information. Deadline is March 14.Gardening questions?UF/IFAS Master Gardeners are available from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Columbia County Extension Office, 971 W. Duval St., Lake City. Stop by or call 386-752-5384 to receive research-based information from university trained volunteers.Preschool StorytimePreschool Storytime, a library program for fami lies with preschoolers, is held on Thursdays at 11 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library, at 308 NW Columbia Ave. in downtown Lake City. For more information about the librarys childrens programs, call 386-758-2101.GeriActorsResidents are invited to join the Readers Theater Group on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the Lifestyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Court.FridaySpring book saleThe Columbia County Public Library West Branch (435 NW Hall of Fame Drive, off U.S. Highway 90 just past Interstate 75) is holding a spring book sale through April 30. Fill a bag with books for $3. For more information, call 386-7581321 or email dhorner@ volunteers neededVolunteers are needed to teach basic reading andwriting skills to someone in need or ESOL (English for speakers of other languages). No tutoring experience needed; training provided. For more information, call the Columbia County Public Library at 386-7582111.Dinner and dancing Dances are held each Friday night from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Lifestyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Court (behind Baya Pharmacy). $7 admission. Bring a dish or dessert to share. All proceeds benefit the center. Call 386-755-0235 for more.Baby & Me Baby & Me, a library program for parents and babies, is held on Fridays at 11 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library, 308 NW Columbia Ave. in downtown Lake City. For more information about the librarys childrens programs, call 386-758-2101.SaturdayFarmers market The Lake DeSoto Farmers Market is open every Saturday in the parking lot at Marion Avenue and Duval Street, across from the Courthouse Annex. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call 386719-5766 or visit market. dinnerA potluck dinner at 7 p.m. and dancing from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. occurs each Saturday at either Lake Butler Elementary School or Lake Butler Social Club. Dress code is casual dressy and special occasion. Admission is $10 for club members or $12 for guests. For more, call 813-679-5390.SundayBingo games Bingo games are offered every Sunday, Monday and Thursday at 6:45 p.m. at the American Legion Post 57, 2602 SW Main Blvd. in Lake City. There are three $250 jackpots each night. Quarter games are played at 3 p.m. For more, call 386752-7776.COURTESY A brush with fame on the high seasWhen some folks from Lake City went on a cruise over spring break, they never thought they would run into someone from home. Much to their surprise, when three performers from The Las Vegas Tenors were introduced during a show, Paul Vann, a 1990 CHS graduate, was among them. Af ter the show, we met him in the lobby, said one of the travelers. He recognized Linda Brooks from Columbia High S chool . First row: Kathy Reynolds, Carol Martin, and Las Vegas Tenors Bobby Black, Paul Vann and John Ross; second row: Terry Brooks, Linda Brooks, Becky Brooks, Logan Brook, A lan Brooks; third row: D anny Witt, Lynn Witt, D anny Sw eat and Kim Sw eat. OBITUARIES CHEKSLawn & Land Service, LLC Wes Evachek, Jr. 386-361-1034 Construction/Debris Containers Available755-7060 Delivered to your job site today.


Lake City Reporter SPORTS Tuesday, March 20, 2018 5A Story ideas? Contact Eric Jackson or Jordan Kroeger754-0420 COURTESYRory McIlroy kisses the championship trophy after winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational tourney Sunday. By JOE REEDYAssociated PressTALLAHASSEE Cierra Dillard scored 22 points and 11th-seeded Buffalo shocked No. 3 seed Florida State 86-65 on Monday night to advance to the Sweet 16 of the womens NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history. The Bulls, who were one of the last four to earn an at-large berth in the 64-team field, shot 47.4 percent from the field and went 24 of 26 from the foul line. They also held the Seminoles to 3 of 25 on 3-pointers and 33.8 percent from the field. Buffalo (29-5) wont have far to go for the regional semifinal as it will face defending champion and second-seeded South Carolina on Saturday in Albany, New York. It is the first time that in eight games that Florida State (26-7) has dropped an NCAA Tournament contest when it has been the host. Buffalo seized control late in the first half. The game was tied at 28 with 2:05 remaining when the Bulls closed the half with a 10-2 run, including eight straight points by Dillard, to take a 39-30 lead at halftime. The Bulls would then extend the lead to 14 with a 7-2 run to start the third quarter. They would lead by as many as 14 early in the fourth quarter. Stephanie Reid scored 18 points and Summer Hemphill added 17 for Buffalo, which is unbeaten this Buffalo in Sweet 16 after upsetting FSUBulls hold Seminoles to 3 of 25 from deep.COURTESYBuffalos Stephanie Reid cuts between FSUs Chatrice White and AJ Alix as she attempts a shot during Mondays game. FILEColumbia guard Renee Clines drives through the lane against Suwannee earlier this past season. By STEVEN WINEAssociated PressKEY BISCAYNE It has never happened before: an opening-round match pitting a player who just won her first tennis title against a 23-time Grand Slam champion. Naomi Osaka, a rising star who won Indian Wells on Sunday, will face Serena Williams in the first round of the Miami Open on Wednesday. Its a freakishly difficult way for both players to start a tournament. The luck of the draw, tournament director James Blake said Monday. Its great in one sense we have an unbelievable blockbuster match for Wednesday. But one of them is going to be gone unfortunately by Thursday. The marquee matchup at the outset of the two-week tournament came about because neither player is seeded. Osaka is ranked a career-best No. 22, while Williams is ranked No. 491 after becoming a mother and returning to the tour at following a layoff of more than a year. Osaka, a 20-year-old slugger from Japan, earned the biggest victory her career when she beat Daria Kasatkina 6-3, 6-2 in the Indian Wells final. Serena lost in the third round at Indian Wells to her sister Venus. An eight-time Key Biscayne champion, Serena enters the tournament as a wild card and has never faced Osaka. Well see a lot of heavy hitting, Blake said. Both of them hit the ball so big. There are a lot of story lines. How is Naomi going to react to winning her first big title? Theres the cross-country flight. Is she going to be nervous playing Serena now that expectations are higher? But anyone who is counting Serena out, Blake said, is doing so at their peril. GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR Aiming high By ERIC JACKSONejackson@lakecityreporter.comThe Lady Tigers took their lumps, finishing last season with only seven wins. But Columbia returned to the hardwood united and more determined this past winter. This season the Lady Tigers tallied 15 wins, most in nearly a decade, revitalizing a girls basketball program that had fallen on hard times. A handful of players played key roles in the rejuvenating season, but none more than star guard Renee Clines. She had a whole lot to do with it, Columbia coach Anthony Perry said of Clines impact. She grew up a lot this year too. She was one of the catalyst for the program this year. And shes still emerging as one of our leaders. Shes dynamic. Clines was dynamic in anchoring her team, leading the Lady Tigers in points (18.4) and steals (7.7). The sophomore standout cemented herself as the teams go-to scorer while steering Columbia to a district semifinal appearance this past season. Her scoring prowess and unyielding leadership was enough to be named the Lake City Reporters Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Clines credits the turnaround season to team chemistry, which has improved greatly from a year ago, she says. We had a better bond with the coaches and everything, she said. We did a lot more stuff together. Clines this season carried the Lady Tigers to some big wins over reputable teams including She led the county in scoring with 18.7 points per game. She was also sec ond on the Lady Indians, averaging 1.5 steals a night for Fort White. She was the best post player in the county, aver aging a double-double per game with 14.5 points and 10.2 rebounds. Aubrey Callum Fort White Guard Quianna Dillard Columbia Forward An allaround player for Columbia at point guard. She stuffed the stat sheet with a county-best 5.4 assists as well as 5.4 points and 4.2 steals per game. She was second on the Lady Indians in scoring with 7.9 points per game. She led the team defensive ly with 1.9 steals and also grabbed 2.7 rebounds per night. Taylor Ivery Columbia Guard Kaniya McCoy Fort White GuardAll-Area BasketballClines led the Lady Tigers in points and steals this past season All-area capsules written by Jordan Kroeger Winning makes McIlroy as good as he already was Catch up on the madness on 7ANOLES continued on 7ASerena to face star Osaka in 1st roundCLINES continued on 10ABy DOUG FERGUSONAssociated PressAUSTIN, Texas Rory McIlroy had his first Arnold Palmer moment before the tournament even started. He had just finished his pro-am round at Bay Hill and was about to walk out of the tunnel leading from the 18th green when a man asked him for a picture. McIlroy obliged, because he usually does. But this was different. The man handed him a black bolero hat and told McIlroy it was from his squadron when he served in Vietnam. He didnt want a selfie with McIlroy. He wanted a picture of McIlroy wearing the hat that meant so much to him. The hat looked awkward on him with golfing attire, but McIlroy didnt mind. Its all about giving the fans what they want. Then the 28-year-old from Northern Ireland gave them something even better with what McIlroy described as a perfect round of golf, certainly the closing stretch. He birdied five of the last six holes, capping it off with a 25-foot putt on the 18th hole to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational. That ended his longest drought without a victory in eight years, and it cast him in a new light with the Masters approaching. McIlroy had fallen to No. 13 in the world when he missed the cut the previous week at the Valspar Championship, his second missed cut in four PGA Tour events this year. He had not been that low in the ranking since April 25, 2010. Its not that he was forgotten; rather, attention was shifting to so many others that it was easy to feel overlooked. All it took was one victory for the conversation to include his bid for a green jacket to complete the career Grand Slam. Its huge for my confidence going into the next few weeks, McIlroy said. I kept saying I didnt need a win going into Augusta to feel like I had a chance. I just wanted to see signs of good golf. And thankfully, Ive been able to get both. Just dont get the idea his confidence was lagging. McIlroy always says that when hes playing well, its hard to remember ever playing poorly. And when hes playing poorly, its hard to remember what it was like to RORY continued on 6A A5


6A T UESDAY, MARCH 20, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER TV LISTINGSToday COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN NIT Tournament, first quarterfinal, Penn St. at Marquette 9 p.m. ESPN NIT Tournament, second quarterfinal, Mississippi St. at Louisville MLB BASEBALL 1 p.m. MLB Toronto vs. Philadelphia, at Clearwater, Fla. 4 p.m. MLB Texas vs. Chicago White Sox, at Glendale, Ariz. 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Lakers 31 38 .449 21 Sacramento 23 48 .324 30 Phoenix 19 52 .268 34 x -clinched playoff spot y-clinched divisionNCAA GLANCESecond Round Saturday, March 17 At Taco Bell Arena Boise, Idaho Kentucky 95, Buffalo 75 At American Airlines Center Dallas L oyola of Chicago 63, Tennessee 62 Sunday, March 18 At Spectrum Center Charlotte, N.C. Kansas State 50, UMBC 43 At Bridgestone Arena Nashville, Tenn. Nevada 75, Cincinnati 73 At Philips Arena Atlanta Regional Semifinals Thursday, March 22 Nevada (29-7) vs. Loyola of Chicago (305), 7:07 p.m. Kansas State (24-11) vs. Kentucky (2610), 9:37 p.m. Regional Championship Saturday, March 24 Semifinal winners MIDWEST REGIONAL First Round Thursday, March 15 At PPG Paints Arena Pittsburgh Rhode Island 83, Oklahoma 78, OT Duke 89, Iona 67 At INTRUST Bank Arena Wichita, Kan. Kansas 76, Pennsylvania 60 Seton Hall 94, N.C. State 83 Friday, March 16 At Little Caesars Arena Detroit Michigan State 82, Bucknell 78 Syracuse 57, TCU 52 At Viejas Arena San Diego Auburn 62, College of Charleston 58 Clemson 79, New Mexico State 68 Second Round Saturday, March 17 At PPG Paints Arena Pittsburgh Duke 87, Rhode Island 62 At INTRUST Bank Arena Wichita, Kan. Kansas 83, Seton Hall 79 Sunday, March 18 At Little Caesars Arena Detroit Syracuse 55, Michigan State 53 At Viejas Arena San Diego Clemson 84, Auburn 53 At CenturyLink Center Omaha Omaha, Neb. Regional Semifinals Friday, March 23 Kansas (29-7) vs. Clemson (25-9), 7:07 p.m. Duke (28-7) vs. Syracuse (23-13), 9:37 p.m. Regional Championship Sunday, March 25 Semifinal winners WEST REGIONAL First Round Thursday, March 15 At INTRUST Bank Arena Wichita, Kan. Houston 67, San Diego State 65 Michigan 61, Montana 47 At Taco Bell Arena Boise, Idaho Gonzaga 68, UNC Greensboro 64 Ohio State 81, South Dakota State 73 Friday, March 16 At Spectrum Center Charlotte, N.C. Texas A&M 73, Providence 69 North Carolina 84, Lipscomb 66 At Bridgestone Arena Nashville, Tenn. Xavier 102, Texas Southern 83 Florida State 67, Missouri 54 Second Round Saturday, March 17 At Taco Bell Arena Boise, Idaho Gonzaga 90, Ohio State 84 At INTRUST Bank Arena Wichita, Kan. Michigan 64, Houston 63 Sunday, March 18 At Spectrum Center Charlotte, N.C. Texas A&M 86, North Carolina 65 At Bridgestone Arena Nashville, Tenn. Florida State 75, Xavier 70 At STAPLES Center Los Angeles Regional Semifinals Thursday, March 22 Texas A&M (22-12) vs. Michigan (30-7), 7:37 p.m. Florida State (22-11) vs. Gonzaga (32-4), 10:07 p.m. MVP Jose Altuve, Astros finalize $163.5M, 7-year contract WEST PALM BEACH (AP) Jose Altuve sat behind a table set up on the field at the Houston Astros spring training complex, and his teammates looked on as the World Series champions announced his $163.5 million, sev en-year contract, the longest in team history. 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The Chi Ronnie faces his past crimes. Cartoon PresidentUnbreakable ERIC JACKSON/Lake City ReporterBack in actionColumbia baseball returns to the field to host Baker County tonight. The Tigers are coming off a 7-6 win over Atlantic Coast on Saturday. Columbias Sammy Walker (right) sags off the base pad during the weekend tilt. play well. But he has a history of going through spurts of mediocrity, and coming out of it strong without notice. Most memorable was in 2012 when he missed the cut four times in five tournaments. Two months later, he won the PGA Championship and consecutive FedEx Cup playoff events. Three times in his career, McIlroy has won in his next start after missing the cut. Five other times, he won after finishing out of the top 30. Thats why he wasnt the least bit concerned after missing the cut at the Valspar Championship. Its such a fine line out here, and I might have sounded crazy the last few weeks when I was telling everyone it actually feels pretty close and Im not that far away, and Im putting up 72s and 73s, he said. And all of a sudden, it all clicks into place and I end up winning a golf tournament by three shots and shooting 8 under on the last day. So its fine lines out here. I think you have to play the game to really appreciate that. Its not as black and white as some people make it out to be. He could think of only one time he was genuinely worried about his game. McIlroy was 19 and in his first full year as a pro in 2008. He had only two top 10s all year on the European Tour. He wasnt eligible for any of the majors. He had missed three straight cuts in Sweden, Holland and Scotland. He was concerned he might lose his card. And then he lost in a playoff in Switzerland, lost in another playoff in Hong Kong and won his first pro event early in the next year. And I was off and running, he said. McIlroy reached No. 50 with that playoff loss in Hong Kong, and he hasnt fallen out since then. Hes had a few dips, sure, but its not as if Ive had to panic. Palmer and McIlroy share one other connection, at least for now. They are one leg short of the Grand Slam. Palmer never won the PGA Championship. McIlroy needs the Masters. When they had dinner at Bay Hill in 2015 right before McIlroys first crack at the fourth leg of the slam the topic never came up. Its amazing to think, all that Arnold did in the game, he never won that Grand Slam, McIlroy said. McIlroy at the Masters, Phil Mickelson at the U.S. Open and Jordan Spieth at the PGA Championship each have a chance at the career slam this year. Im glad to be part of that conversation, get the first shot at it in a few weeks, McIlroy said. So well see how we go. His game is never far away, even if it doesnt look like it at times.COURTESYRory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, celebrates after making a birdie on the 18th green during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational. McIlroy has a chance for another major at this years Masters. RORYContinued From 5A A6


T UESDAY, MARCH 20, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER 7A By GENARO C. ARMASAssociated PressOne word succinctly describes whats transpired so far in the NCAA Tournament: Madness. But even thats probably underselling it. A comeback for the ages by Nevada. An entire region left without a Top 4 seed in the Sweet 16 for the first time in tourney history. The 16-seed winner UMBC, falling short in its attempt to extend its historic run as underdog darlings. Oh, and defending national champion North Carolina is out, routed in its own state by Texas A&M. And that was just on Sunday. When No. 1 seed Xavier was bounced, too. A memorable, zany first two rounds even by March Madness standards set up what could be another wild two weekends in a tournament where anything can become reality. Its what makes March Madness special and it kills the coaches because its so hard and you think you have a great team, Kansas State coach Bruce Weber said. Its March Madness and you never know whats going to happen. Before the first tipoff on Thursday, many prognosticators had deemed this tournament one of the most wideopen in recent history. Its turned into a nutty, once-in-a-generation kind of ride. Loyola-Chicago won two thrillers to get to the Sweet 16, making a social media star out of their 98-year-old chaplain, Sister Jean. And then the telegenic nun who provides her own scouting reports to players got overshadowed by the ultimate Cinderella team. The UMBC Retrievers became the first No. 16 seed in the history of the mens tournament to beat a No. 1 seed, defeating Virginia in the first round Friday night. By 20 points. Over the top overall seed and the unanimous No. 1 team in the AP poll. The Retrievers run came to an end on Sunday night in a 50-43 loss to ninth-seeded Kansas State, but not before tattooing a lasting imprint on American sports, drawing attention from stars of the NFL, NBA and Twitch and love from underdogs everywhere. We put our name on the map. We (gave) hope to teams that come to the tournament with lower seeds, guard K.J. Maura said. UMBCs success story contributed to the messy, unprecedentedly jumbled bracket in the South Region, where the highest-remaining seed is No. 5 Kentucky. Its the first time in tourney history that a regional semifinal will be held without a top 4 seed, according to the NCAA. Seventh-seeded Nevada added to that by matching the second-biggest comeback in tournament history to beat No. 2 seed Cincinnati 75-73 after trailing by 22 points in the second half. That locker room right now, Ive never seen anything like it in my life. Its the happiest Ive ever seen. Its the happiest Ive ever been in my life, Wolf Pack coach Eric Musselman said. The way reigning champion North Carolina got bounced from the tournament in an 86-65 loss to Texas A&M might have been the top storyline on any other tournament day. It left coach Roy Williams with the most lopsided tournament loss of his Hall of Fame career. It was also the second straight year the titleholder lost before the Sweet 16. And it happened in UNC-friendly territory in Charlotte, North Carolina, where the Tar Heels hadnt lost a tourney game since 1979. I didnt picture it ending it like this, said Williams with his players sitting nearby. I pictured it ending with these guys having a huge smile on their face, but thats not college basketball. WHOS LEFT: A look at the teams and matchups for the Sweet 16 by region. South: No. 5 Kentucky vs. No. 9 Kansas State; No. 7 Nevada vs. No. 11 Loyola-Chicago. West: No. 4 Gonzaga vs. No. 9 Florida State; No. 3 Michigan vs. No. 7 Texas A&M Midwest: No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 5 Clemson; No. 2 Duke vs. No. 11 Syracuse East: No. 1 Villanova vs. No. 5 West Virginia; No. 2 Purdue vs. No. 3 Texas Tech. CALL IT A COMEBACK: Nevadas comeback from a 22-point deficit matched Dukes rally after beating Maryland in the 2001 Final Four. The biggest comeback belongs to BYU, which trailed by 25 points before beating Iona in the 2012 First Four. GLASS SLIPPERS IN SOUTH: What a mess in the underdog-laden South. The top four seeds No. 1 Virginia, No. 2 Cincinnati, No. 3 Tennessee and No. 4 Arizona are all done. You know, just obviously we didnt think 16 was going to ... beat a 1, Weber said. You thought it would be a little different situation, but we just said we could write history tonight. No 9 has ever beaten a 16 to go to the Sweet 16, so we wrote our own history tonight. SPOILED HOME COOKIN: Dont invite Texas A&M and Syracuse to homecoming parties. The Aggies manhandled North Carolina in Charlotte in surprisingly easy fashion to get to the round of 16 for the second time in three seasons. After holding a 47-36 edge on the glass, Texas A&M should scare a Michigan team that has had to slog through two victories and deliver a buzzer-beater 3 to get to the Sweet 16. In Detroit, Syracuse tuned out the noise from a Michigan State-partisan crowd for a 55-53 win The Oranges trademark 2-3 zone gave another unfamiliar opponent fits after holding the more talented Spartans to 26 percent shooting. An NCAA tourney run that started with the First Four in Dayton for Syracuse will continue against Duke in the Sweet 16 in Omaha, Nebraska. TWO ONES ARE DONE: Two No. 1 seeds didnt make it out of the tournaments opening weekend for the first time since 2004, when Stanford and Kentucky both lost in the second round. This time around, Virginia and Xavier were the top seeds that were bounced. The Cavaliers went home on Friday after the historic loss to No. 16 seed UMBC. The Musketeers gave up a 12-point lead on Sunday and fell to Florida State, 75-70. It was a disappointing ending for a program that returned four starters from a team that lost in the Elite Eight last year to Gonzaga. The only other years when two top seeds lost in the first weekend were 1981 and 2000.What. Just. Happened?! NCAAs amp up the March MadnessCOURTESYNorth Carolina head coach Roy Williams lreacts on the bench during the second half of a second-round game against Texas A&M Saturday night. season the 25 games it has led at halftime. Shakayla Thomas led Florida State with 25 points in her final game and Nausia Woolfolk added 12. BIG PICTURE Buffalo: Two days after getting their first NCAA Tournament win over South Florida, the Bulls are the first MAC team since Bowling Green in 2007 to advance to the Sweet 16. They were joined moments later by MAC rival Central Michigan which knocked off Ohio State also as an 11-seed. Florida State: The Seminoles were hoping to make their fourth straight Sweet 16 performance but were unable to control the pace of the game. Imani Wright, who came into the game with 103 3-pointers this season, was 0 of 10 from beyond the arc. NOLESContinued From 5ACOURTESYBuffalos Summer Hemphill cuts between two Florida State defenders during the NCAA tournament matchup Saturday night. Michigan States crisis affected Tom Izzo and his programBy LARRY LAGEAssociated PressDETROIT Tom Izzo walked into his final news conference before a game this season and saw Michigan States interim president conducting interviews. The Hall of Fame coach sat down and gazed toward the back of the room, essentially expressionless, as John Engler was with a handful of reporters. Izzo had plenty on his plate at the time, trying to prepare the third-seeded Spartans for Syracuse. Izzo wasnt particularly concerned with the conversations Engler was having with a handful of reporters and said he wasnt bothered by it, figuring he was there to show his support. But it was another sign, showing the crisis on campus related to Larry Nassar has affected Izzo and his basketball program. And perhaps the next sign played out for all to see in Sunday afternoon when the 11th-seeded Syracuse eliminated Michigan State with a 55-53 win in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday. The toll of the turbulent season likely led to Izzo tearing up as he talked about perhaps the toughest season of his career when it seemed set up to potentially end with his second national championship. While an ESPN report raised questions about how Izzo and Michigan State football coach handled sexual assault allegations within their program, their faces were on display on a TV set alongside Nassar, a former doctor at the school, who was sentenced to decades in prison for molesting young women and girls under the guise of medical treatment. As part of the fallout, Lou Anna Simon resigned as school president and Mark Hollis, who is very close to Izzo, retired. Izzo felt compelled to tell his team before a game he wasnt going anywhere as questions swirled about who might also be caught up in the wake of the scandal. Instead of being frank at news conferences, Izzo repeatedly said he always cooperated with investigations and always would relating to allegations made against his players. He would grit his teeth and stayed largely silent when pressed with non-basketball questions at postgame news conferences. The usually frank coach appeared to be in a no-win situation, getting criticized for not addressing allegations made in ESPN reporting and knowing he probably wouldnt have all the answers wanted if he did choose to say more. Miles Bridges, meanwhile, went from being hailed for staying in school instead of making millions in the NBA to being ruled ineligible briefly before the final regular season game. The school found out his family had a meal with an agent last winter without his knowledge, committing an NCAA violation. Bridges was reinstated and bounced back to play well at times, but the pressure of performing and the off-the-court issues may have had something to do with him missing 14 of 18 shots against the Orange. Everything that was thrown at us, we still had fun, Bridges said after what was likely his last college game. And, I love every guy thats on my team. Thats why Im so hurt right now. Freshman Jaren Jackson is projected to be a high pick even before Bridges if he chooses to leave college as expected. The Spartans may have three juniors to depend on next season led by point guard Cassius Winston, shooting guard Joshua Langford and forward Nick Ward along with seniors Matt McQuaid and Kenny Goins. Xavier Tillman worked his way into the lineup as a freshman and next years class will have plenty of opportunities to play. Michigan State signed five standouts in November: Six-foot point guard Foster Loyer, Michigans Mr. Basketball; 6-10 forward Marcus Bingham Jr., 6-7 forward Gabe Brown and 6-8 forward Thomas Kithier. Izzo insisted he will be back for a 24th season as coach to help the school and community bounce back even though he could probably land an NBA job if he wanted one after turning down at least a couple offers to jump to the league in the past. I took too many bullets this year not to be here, he said. So, Ill be here and well be back knocking to win a championship. By this time next year, though, Michigan State may not be in the clear and the lingering effects could continue to carry over onto the basketball program. Between Michigan States NCAA Tournament games, Engler was talking to reporters about his desire to reach a financial settlement with Nassars victims, adding the passage of sweeping child abuse legislation in the state is interfering with the process. State Attorney General Bill Schuette is reviewing how Michigan State handled the allegations against Nassar and the candidate for governor said the investigation would put a bright light on every corner of the university. Even though his title is basketball coach, Izzo is a leader on campus and vows to stay to help it heal. If somebody would give me a chance to bring Michigan State back, I cant think of anything I would rather do, Izzo said. I think its been punched and kicked. Some of it for mistakes, rightfully so. Some of them, not rightfully so. Im going to be hopefully part of the solution, not part of the problem.COURTESYMSU coach Tom Izzo told his team before the game that hes staying. A7


LAKECITY REPORTER ADVICE & COMICSTUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2018 A8 DEAR ABBY: I have been married 14 years and have two children. The first three years of marriage were great. We both cared for and respected each other. As our children grew older and our jobs have become more demanding, my husband has changed about how he views our sex life. After our third year of marriage, my husband started raping me. No one knows this except an ex-sister-in-law. At first, I didnt understand what was really happening. He was forceful and wouldnt take no for an answer. I went along with it at first, thinking I wasnt giving him enough attention and was doing the wifely duty. But over the years it has become worse -ripping my clothing off and holding me down. I have told him its not OK, but if I speak up, it leads to a fight. He says I dont show him I care for him and we dont have sex enough, so this is his way of getting it. Abby, I have lost respect for the man I married. I no longer want to be intimate with him, because he doesnt respect me or my body. The only reason I have stayed this long is for my children. Is there hope in him changing? -SLEEPING ON THE COUCH DEAR SLEEPING ON THE COUCH: Ripping a spouses clothing off and holding her (or him) down is not foreplay; it is spousal rape and a form of domestic abuse. It is a crime in all 50 states. The level of hostility in your home isnt healthy for you or your children, who may grow up thinking it is normal. Because your husband may become violent if you tell him the marriage is over, contact RAINN -(800) 656-4673; -and let them help you form a safe escape plan. It is not normal for a man to treat a woman the way your husband has. He is unlikely to change, and you need to look out for yourself and the children. DEAR ABBY: My wife is in her 30s. Shes a beautiful woman and a wonderful mother to our three children, and my soul mate. Weve been married 10 years. She has many qualities I love and admire, but also one that causes me serious concern: her slouchy posture. She slouched a little when we married, but her posture has worsened dramatically since then. We have spent thousands of dollars on personal trainers, massage and chiropractic. When we (infrequently) quarrel, she unconsciously slouches more, which drives me crazy. Shes willing to see professional medical practitioners, but is unwilling to accept any responsibility for it. I cant bring it up without her getting bristly and defensive, but its getting worse every year. Its also taking a toll on our relationship. Id appreciate any advice you could share. -DESPERATE FOR STRAIGHT TALK DEAR DESPERATE: If your wifes posture is the only thing about her that causes you serious concern, you are a lucky man. Believe me when I tell you I have been told far worse. Abigail Van DILBERT BABY BLUES BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. 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Offer your own version of what you feel is happening and you will make a statement that will influence many. Passionate persistence will pay off and bring about change. Live life your way. SA GITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): The changes you want to make at home or to you personally can be put into play as long as you are open regarding your plans and you have legitimate answers to the questions that will arise should someone inquire about your motives. CAPRIC ORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You will have difficulties dealing with people who show no restraint or discipline. Stick to your rules and live within your means regardless of temptation. Protect your home, possessions and important relationships against anyone trying to undermine you. A QUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Whatever you want to accomplish, do so using your own steam. Too much outside help and interference will taint what you are trying to achieve. A slower pace and going it alone will bring higher returns as well as additional confidence. P ISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Put some muscle behind what it is you want to accomplish. Added discipline will help you reach your goal. Getting angry or letting someone distract you will be your downfall. Stay focused and you'll claim victory. Choose to get along. Actor Hal Linden is 85. Country singer Don Edwards is 77. Country singerguitarist Ranger Doug of Riders in the Sky is 70. Actor William Hurt is 66. Drummer Carl Palmer (Asia; Emerson, Lake and Palmer) is 66. Guitarist Jimmie Vaughan (Fabulous Thunderbirds) is 65. Director Spike Lee is 59. CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS Write Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.Love is lost in good marriage as abuse increases with time


Classi ed Department 755-5440 LAKE CITY REPORTER CLASSIFIED TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2018 9A CLASSIFIED LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVANTAGETake ADvantage of the Reporter Classifieds!755-5440 1000 Degrees Pizza looking for qualified GM 3-5 yrs management experience. Call Robert 386-623-5165 Temporary Farm Workers Verifiable Prior Experience of 3 months or 480 hours is required. 3/15/18 through 12/15/18 at 78 Acres, LLC in Smithsburg, MD. Workers will be planting, cultivating and harvesting fruits and vegetables. Wage rate is $12.05 per hour. Work week is 39 hours, 6 days per week, of workdays guaranteed per 20 CFR 655.122 (i). Transportation and subsistence expenses reimbursed after 50% of contract completed. Work tools supplied. Group housing provided for non-local workers. 8 job openings available; all positions are temporary (seasonal). Apply for this job at your State Workforce Agency using job listing: 776368. Office Building 650 1823 sqft, 229 SW Main Blvd & 2128 SW Main Blvd Suite 101 or 105. 386-752-5035 A Bar Sales, Inc 7 days 7AM 7PM Notice Under Fictitious Name Law Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of NICOLE'S NATURAL DOG TRAINING located at 331 SW ILLINOIS ST, in the County of COLUMBIA, in the City of FORT WHITE, Florida 32038 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at FORT WHITE, Florida, this 15th day of MARCH, 2018. NICOLE G WIRTH, OWNER 414214 March 20, 2018 $250 Sign-on Bonus AVALON HEALTHCARE is seeking CNAs. All candidates must pass a drug screen and background check as well as hold an active license. Please apply in person @ 1270 SW Main Blvd., Lake City FL for your personal interview. Rehab. Unit Manager (LPN/RN) needed at Avalon Healthcare. Must pass drug test and background screening. Competitive salary and benefits. Apply in person at 1270 SW Main Blvd., Lake City, FL for your personal interview. CDL Class A Drivers Wanted Min 2 yrs exp. Home nightly & weekends. Benefits avail. Call 1-386-362-1185 or email Efren Acosta/ Benny & Sons Pine straw LLC 12864 181 RD Live Oak, FL 32060 Ph # 386688-3124 Suwannee County.Forest and Conservation Workers. Rake,bale and clear pinestraw. Applicants able to bale min 112 bales per day. No min education req, 3 months exper req. M-F, 7:30 am 4:30 pm, 40hrs/Week, From 04/01/2018 THRU 10/30/2018 Temp,full time90 job openings $15.00 / Hour. Job training will be prov post hire. Assistance for housing/weekly deduction for board and lodging trans,(including meals ans, to the extent necessary, lodging)tran will be provided, or its cost to workers reimbursed, for inbound/outbound if the worker completes half the emp, the employ period or is dismissed early by the employer The employer will provide workers at no charge all tools,supplies, and equipment required to perform the job. Daily trans to and from worksite will be provided by the employer at no cost to worker. Applicants can apply at nearest swa office at career source Florida crown, 211-B Southeast 11th street Trenton, FL 32693.Phone # 352-463-3677. Refer to job order # 10607382 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS96726 3/2, FL rm, screened patio & covered deck great for entertaining. $149,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS97810 3/2 underway in Cannon Creek Pl, split plan, side entry garage, covered back porch $189,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS98034 4/3 on 17th Green alongside the 18th Fairway in Country Club, brick FP, $249,000 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Patti Taylor 623-6896 MLS98928 2 story river home w/2/2 upstairs $ 1/1 down w/elevator, gas FP, 24ft floating dock, 18x20 wkshp $450,000 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS99027 4/3, FP, Jacuzzi tub in owner's ste, his/hers closets, SS appliances, new A/C $250,000 NOTICE OF MEETING An informational meeting to present the proposed Clay Hole Creek/Alligator Lake flood abatement alternatives will be held on March 22, 2018, 6pm at the CHS Auditorium located on Fighting Tiger Drive. The current status of the project will be pj discussed 412340 March 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 20, 21, 22, 2018 Country Rivers Realty, LLC 497-3305 MLS98181 $139,000 3BR w/den on 5 ac, LR w/ FP, open kit, covered porches, nice workshop/storage area. Daniel Crapps Agency 7555110 MLS97936 $159,000 2 homes, conc block w/ceramic tild flooring thru-out & move in ready plus 1828 sf mfg home. Martin L. Garcia of Brownsville, Texas will be hiring 74 temporary farm workers, needed from 04/15/2018 through 08/01/2018 at 35 hours per week in Alma, GA. Workers will harvest, pack, and load blueberries. The wage is $10.95 per hour or $0.50 per pound or the prevailing wage rate whichever is greater. Guarantee of of total hours offered. Employer furnishes work tools, supplies and equipment. Free housing is provided for workers that cannot reasonably return home at the end of the day. Transportation and subsistence expense provided with completion of 50% of the work contract. Interested workers should apply at the nearest Georgia Department of Labor office and provide the office with a copy of this advertisement or call Martin L. Garcia at 912-508-5362 between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. Reference Job # 2017158704 Denise Milligan-Bose Realt y 438-5627 MLS99054 $315,000 Brick custom built home w/heated pool/spa, solid wood floors, FP in great room, patio. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 18000034CPAXMX Division. PROBATE IN RE: ESTATE OF ANN SUE HILL Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ANN SUE HILL, deceased, whose date of death was September 16, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court Third Judicial Circuit, in and for Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32056. The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the Decedent and other persons having claims or demands against Decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this Court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the Decedent and other persons having claims or demands against Decedents estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THIS TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN FL STATUE, SECTION 733.702 WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is March 20, 2018. ANGUS WADE HARRIS Personal Representative 897 SW Bunn Drive Lake City, Florida 32024 DENNIS RAMSEY, PLLC Attorney for Personal Representative 750 SW Main Blvd, Ste A Lake City, Florida 32024 Florida Bar No. 0501522 Telephone No. 386-438-5887 411853 March 20, 27, 2018 Starting at $ 615/mo, tile floors, fresh paint. Great Area. Call ( 386 ) 752-9626 3/2 DWMH very private on 47 close to town. $950/mo $500/sec dep. 386-365-6228 Five Ash Forest, Lake City's premier 55 plus manufactured home community. 752-7207 Lo t lease includes water, sewer, garbage & lawn maintenance. Travel Agent needed, no exp necessary, on-site training. F T position with benefits. $360-44 0 weekly plus commission. Call Lee 229-546-7676 Hallmark Real Estate Janet Creel 719-0382 MLS87051 Great investment op! 4 duplexes (8 units) in great cond, near Columbia HS, $385,000 Hallmark Real Estate Jane t Creel 719-0382 MLS98276 3/3 brick on 15.47ac operational farm in equestrian community, workshop, gen, 2 wells & more! Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 50ac backs up to Osceola Nat'l Forest w/3/2, wraparound porches on 2 sides, $215,000 Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty Sabrina Suggs 854-0686 MLS95057 $229,000 Open floor plan & private master ste, all on 1 floor, great location. Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS95873 Rustic 2/1 partially furnished, workshop w/elec. & loft @ end o f private road. $39,000 Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS97880 3/2 w/cook's dream kit, new stove, upscale master BA, sec system, 4+car garage. $239,900 2 & 3 BR MH, $600-$875, water, sewer, stove & fridge furnished. no pets 209-8111 Help wanted for local construction company: framers, carpenter help. Call 386-433-0264 LAKE BUTLER HOSPITAL ARNP & PAPart Time-PRN PT, OT Please visit our website for more information and to fill out an application. PH. 386.496.2323 Ext 9258, Fax 386.496.2105 Equal Employment Opportunity / Drug & Tobacco Free Workplace PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to be at least 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from a licensed veterinarian documenting they have mandatory shots and are free from intestinal and external parasites. Many species of wildlife must be licensed by Florida Fish and Wildlife. If you are unsure, contact the local office for information. Magnolia Real Estate Group Nate Sweat 628-1552 3/2 on 1 acre w/ new kit, baths, paint, metal roof, lg back yard $115,000 Magnolia Real Estate Group Nate Sweat 628-1552 Vintage 4/3 needs some repair to bring back to its original grandeur, master on 1st floor. MLS96336 Magnolia Real Estate Group Nate Sweat 628-1552 All brick close to schools w/new roof & new kit, stainless appliances, open floor plan. MLS99125 Macclenny law office seeks Paralegal exp in family law, WordPerfect & Adobe. Hours & pay negotiable, pet & kid friendly office. 772-201-5348 3/2, lease option. No Pets. 1st, last + $800 sec, $1100/mo South of town. credit ref req'd 386-397-5425 or 386-755-9476 Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS98836 $197,500 Remodeled pool home in town, hardwood floors, spacious kit w/quartz counter tops. Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS99781 $295,000 Sprawling lake view home w/FP, sauna, spacious BR's, upscale kit w/ dbl ovens. 2BR MH on Yates Loop off Turner Rd, lg lot, trees, quiet. 386-752-6269 leave message if no answer. FARMWORKER Two (2) Seasonal Positions, Pahls Farm, Woodstock, MD 21163, May 1 Dec 10 Three months of verifiable experience fruit and crop laborer. Plant, maintain, harvest fruit/veg crops. Must be able to work outdoors (extreme heat, inclement weather), crouch, bend, sit on ground, reach, lift and carry up to 75 lbs. $12.05/hr. three-fourths guarantee for contract. Work tools, supplies and equipment provided at no cost. Housing provided at no cost to workers who cannot reasonably return to residence at end of work day. Transportation/subsistence reimbursed, if applicable, upon 50% contract completion. Experienced farm workers apply for job: at the nearest State Workforce Agency and reference Maryland job order: MD 799956. Oak Dining Room set, complete, like new, light coloring, $1000 352-317-6390 Poole Realty David Mince y 590-0157 MLS97536 $299,000 4/2 brick w/maple counter tops, hardwood doors & cabinets, pool, wood burning stove. Poole Realty David Mince y 590-0157 MLS97886 $250,000 Immaculate home close to town on 3.21ac, open floor plan, lg porches, formal dining room. Preferred Pine Straw Inc. .2 Year Verifiable Driving Experience-Home 90% of the weekends and some during the week. Rider Policy, 401K & Aflac Available, Health/Dental / Vision Available, Paid per mile or percentage of load, Run Southeast. Call Misty TODAY 386-935-2773 ex 221 Full-Time Administrative Position (Lake City office): HS diploma or equal.; 2 yrs office admin. exp. (or hwy construction or EEO/AA); experienced Microsoft skills (Word, Excel & Outlook); well organized with strong verbal/written communication skills Apply at Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Disability/ Veteran/AA/DFWP Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scott Stewart 867-3498 MLS98482 4BR/3BA 2198hsf $296,900 Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS98684 3/2 in Live Oak, granite counte r tops, open plan $139,900 Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS98690 3/2.5, wraparound porch, custom kitchen $309,900 200 Temp. Farm Workers needed 05/10/2018 09/12/2018. 3 months of verifiable experience hand-harvesting produce is required. Workers will plant, cultivate, harvest peaches and diversified crops. Worksites in Edgefield Co., SC. Random drug testing of employees at employers expense. Guaranteed of contract hours. Free housing provided for non-commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to workers upon completion of 50% of contract, or earlier, if appropriate. Work tools, supplies, and equipment will be provided at no cost to the worker. $10.95/hr plus applicable piece rate depending on crop activity. Report or send a resume to the nearest SC Employment Security Commission office at 803-641-7640 & ref. job order #775673. Titan Peach Farms, Inc. Ridge Spring, SC IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 12-2018-CP-000026 Division: IN RE: ESTATE OF HELEEN ARDYCE LEVENSON CORBITT Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Heleen Ardyce Levenson Corbitt, deceased, whose date of death was December 29, 2017, is pending in the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Drawer 2069, lake City, Florida, 32056. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors f the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN FLORIDA STATUTES SECTION 733.702 WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is March 13, 2018. Personal Representative: Hosea Charles Corbitt, III 280 SW Sweetbreeze Dr. Lake City, FL 32024 Attorney for Personal Representative: /a/ Todd Watson, Esquire Florida Bar No.: 0938327 12058 San Jose Boulevard, Suite 401 Jacksonville, Florida 32223 Telephone: (904) 739-9747 Facsimile: (904) 739-9748 Email: 412314 March 13, 20, 2018 VyStar Credit Union Career Opportunities Open House March 22, 2018 5:30 PM 7:30 PM Come speak with our hiring managers about the following positions: Teller Specialist and Member Relationship Specialist Location: VyStar Credit Union 411 NW Commons Loop Lake City, Florida 32025 Bring your resume and discuss the career opportunities at VyStar Credit Union or visit home/ careers for open positions. Benefits offered to Part-time (Minimum 30 hours per week) and Full-time Employees VyStar Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer Windsong Apartments We offer 1, 2, & 3 BR's Apply On-Line!windsong-apartmentliving.com386-758-8455


10A T UESDAY, MARCH 20, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER 10A LAKE CITY REPORTER CLASSIFIED TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2018 Classi ed Department 755-5440 rf ntb rr rf ttf t nt rLook at what you can do t bbLake City Reporter Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS99913 Country home on 3.5 ac, fam rm w/FP, XLg utility/storage rm, newer A/C $114,900 Century 21-Darby Rogers 7526575 MLS99486 $ 89,900 Investment property on 1ac, ceramic tile floors, Berber carpet, garage converted into fam rm. Century 21-Darby Rogers 7526575 MLS99633 $170,000 3/2 brick close to everything, lg living area w/gas FP, open k8it & fenced back yard. Century 21-Darby Rogers 7526575 MLS99708 $319,200 Executive bring in Country Club, open fam room w/FP, screened porch w/bar, bonus rm upstairs Century 21-Darby Rogers 7526575 MLS99716 $269,000 Vacation or work at home, new flooring & paint, office, glg entertainment room. Century 21-Darby Rogers 7526575 MLS99779 $115,000 Home in Eastside Village 55+ community, open split plan with dining area & eat-in kitchen Century 21-Darby Rogers 7526575 MLS99940 $178,000 Close to schools, open split plan on cul-de-sac, lg back deck, lots of natural light! Country Rivers Realty, LLC 497-3305 MLS99278 $199,900 2nd floor loft/BR w/storage, cozy den, chef's kit w/island, lg master, 2 blks from Hodor Park Country Rivers Realty, LLC 497-3305 MLS99156 5 acres o f wooded N Florida, mix of Oak Hickory, dogwoods. cleared & ready to build. Daniel Crapps Agency 7555110 MLS99574 $139,500 3/2 brick on corner lot, FP, den/office w/private entrance, lots o f fruit trees. Daniel Crapps Agency 7555110 MLS99966 $399,000 Well maintained 35ac farm fenced & x/fenced. 3/2 brick ranch style home, barn w/4 stalls & tack rm Daniel Crapps Agency 3973002 MLS99113 $255,000 15 + ac on US90, 4/2 mfg home, 40x60 metal bldg, outbldg for yard equip fenced & xfenced. Daniel Crapps Agency 3973002 MLS97748 $89,900 140' frontage on Bascom Norris & 245' frontage on Fail Rd, .859ac w/RO zoning Daniel Crapps Agency 3973002 MLS99669 $375,000 200' Ichetucknee River frontage, 6 ac border Ichetucknee SPrings State park. 1/2 to 5 acre lots; owner financing. some with w/s/pp Deas Bullard/BKL Properties 386-752-4339 Denise Milligan-Bose Realty 438-5627 MLS99155 $93,000 55+ community w/all amenities, bring clothes & toothbrush this home is ready for new owner. Denise Milligan-Bose Realt y 438-5627 MLS99367 $112,500 Investment Property! 2/2 brick on dead end street w/ pool 3 rental SWMH Hallmark Real Estate Koby Adams 623-7840 MLS99368 3/2.5 2-story, spacious master, lg 2 car garage, $158,000 Hallmark Real Estate Lacie Lantroop 697-1681 MLS99933 3/2 brick, in-ground pool w/child safety fence, open floor plan w/lg kitchen $145,000 Hallmark Real Estate Lacie Lantroop 697-1681 MLS99513 $29,500 parcel at end of cul-desac minutes from town, beautiful lake at entrance. Hallmark Real Estate Paula Lawrence 623-1973 MLS95392 $196,000 49ac only 6 mi to I75 or I10, SWMH, 40x40 shed on 40x60 pad 3/4 ac pond Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS99473 3/2 w/front deck & covered back porch, lg 3 car carport, shed, near river $74,900 Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS98921 2/2 SWMH w/lg FL room, corner lot, 2 sheds, metal roof. Owner finance avail. $60,000 PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS99814 $249,000 4/3 w/open kit & dining rm screened back porch, lg master, private theater. Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS99853 $102,000 2/2 in 55+ community, spacious LR, office/craft room. lg kit w/eat-in bar area, 1 car garage. Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS99864 $170,000 Brick home close to I75 w/oversized great rm w/FP, open kit, FL room, screened porches Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS98421 $240,000 Turnkey bldg w/lobby, reception area, private office, breakroom, bathrooms, 8 lift stations Handyman 94 Fleetwood 3/2 MH on 5 gorgeous ac, new roof & sheetrock, fenced, needs interior finish. 242 SW Unicorn Ct, Ft White. $94,900 $5K down, $789/mo 352-215-1018 Remax, Pam Beauchamp 3032505 MLS99752 $220,000 4/2 on 5 ac, SS appliances, lg BR's, detached workshop, 2 septic tanks, storage shed Remax, Pam Beauchamp 3032505 MLS99810 $239,000 3/2 10.54ac fenced, completely renovated, stone wood burning FP, access to patio from fam rm & master Remax, Pam Beauchamp 3032505 MLS99895 $229,000 4/3 in Callaway, island kit, SS appliances, fam rm w/FP, lg master, above ground pool Poole Realty Amanda Senea 249-1640 MLS99595 $99,00 0 Brick home in great nghbd, fenced back yard, metal roof, carport, hardwood floors. Poole Realty David Mince y 590-0157 MLS99663 $129,500 3/2, brick FP, sunroom, close to shoping, lg detached pole barn w/workshop for boat. Poole Realty Anita Handy 2085877 MLS95904 $210,000 3/2 cedar ranch home w/split plan on 10ac, FP, screened-in F L room, Jacuzzi tub in mater. Poole Realty Nelda Hatcher 688-8067 MLS97981 $175,000 20ac w/DW on hill, new metal roof, A/C in 2008, near Suwannee River, springs Poole Realty David Mince y 590-0157 MLS99748 $650,000 83ac horse ranch, 4/2 home, 7stall barn w/office & full BA, wood working ship, RV barn Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS99425 $339,700 4/3, open kit, lg master, covered porch areas. Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scott Stewart 867-3498 MLS99455 $175,440 Reserve at Jewel Lake, community dock. Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scott Stewart 867-3498 MLS99616 $289,800 2/2 river house on Suwannee, wraparound porch SEND US YOUR SPORTS PHOTOSIf your local sports team has photos of a recent tournament or event or you have photos of a recent hunting or shing trip, please let us know. Send details and/or pho tos via email to jkroeger@ or ejackson@lakecityreporter. com to see you kids in our sports section. For more information, call 754-0421 or 754-0420. Get Fit Lake City is a wellness initiative sponsored by Altrusa of Lake City. As part of the initiative, Altrusa has partnered with the CHS Cross Country Team/ Columbia Strong to put on a Color Run 5K. The Color Run is fitness fun for all ages and all fitness levels. Come run, walk, push a stroller and bring the whole family. The Color Run will take place on Mar. 24 at the CHS Stadium. The course is a 5K Double loop that stays on campus. There is a special award being given to the fittest school in the county. This award will recognize the school with the most par ticipants in the color run. This award is designed to bring awareness to the importance of being active and how fun a healthy life style can be. Register at http://www UP district foe Gainesville. Her buzzer-beater on Dec.5 helped edge their longtime rival, defeating the rival Lady Hurricanes for the first time since 2009. That was the best part of the season, Clines said. Beating Gainesville looked really good for us. They never thought that CHS girls could ever beat GHS. Clines polished her jump shot over the offseason last year. And it made all the difference as her production increased in her second season with Columbia. She proved to be the Lady Tigers greatest scoring threat an isolation specialist. I think she improved on her shooting, Perry said. I think shes a little bit better of a shooter than last year. We put in a lot of work in. And when she gets going, shes pretty tough to stopIts something I got to get used to because shell want to step up [offensively] all the time. The other girls that are capable take their time about getting hot. [Clines] doesnt take any time at all. She wants to do it. Her offensive ability turned heads this season, but the strides she made on defense propelled the Lady Tigers to easy buckets in transition. Clines uncanny knack for coming up with steals gave opposing ball-handlers headaches game after game. I think thats her favorite part, Perry said. In transition, she likes to have an opportunity to score. The steals came from [me] hammering everybody to play solid defense. The skill of being able to anticipate a pass or cause a disruption getting a hand in the passing lane those little things like that she bought into real quick. Clines says her goal in the next two years is to bring a district title back to Columbia. And her coach believes she has all the tools to lead the Lady Tigers to more success. Perry says if she continues to elevate her game, she wont just be regarded as the best in the county, but one of the best in the North Florida area. She should be in the same class as those [all-state] girls. I told her my expectations for you is to score 25 points and be steady on defense every time you touch the floor. No matter who you play, no matter where you play. Its just getting her to be consistent at a high level. And I want her to keep learning, and pushing herself.. I want her to understand that she has no celling. Shes getting there.FILE PHOTOSColumbia guard Renee Clines starred on offense and defense for the Lady Tigers this past season. CLINESContinued From 5A A10