SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 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. 271 TODAYS WEATHER Opinion . . . . . . 4A Obituaries . . . . . . 5A Puzzles . . . . . . . 2-3B Business . . . . . . . 1C Life . . . . . . . . 1D 39,000 catsHumane society faces dilemma, 6A 76 45Chance of storms, 2A Lake City Reporter Historic building changes hands SUNDAY For elections, stay vigilant and focused Opinion 4A +PLUS >> Horse sense comes in handy at LCCA 1C1D FW grad goes proBy CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comEighteen-year-old Shelby Delgado sits next to the fifth-wheel trailer criss-cross style a week ago Saturday. A friend teases her about something in the way that friends do. Theyre enjoying their afternoon at Woodpecker Mud Bog in White Springs, despite the downpour that started 10 or 15 minutes ago. A few seconds pass. Crack. Boom. Flash. Everything after that is a bit of a blur. It happened very fast, Delgado recalled. It looked like I was looking into a bright light and it shook my body. Delgado came to lying on the ground. A fog of confusion wrapped around her mind. I didnt know what happened, she said. I immediately started panicking and screaming. She looked around and saw the other five people in her group were also knocked down. Her friend, Kourtney Lambert, 23, was unresponsive. Theyd only known each other about seven months, but had become close. Delgado couldnt feel her left leg. It finally dawned on her what had happened. The lightning strike burned two holes in her jeans where it pierced her leg. Max! Max! she cried, trying to get the attention of Lamberts husband. She started hitting her leg until she could feel it again, pushed herself off the ground and supported Shelby Delgado recovering at home after death of friend. DelgadoLC residency an issue for Archer city commissioner3A SHELBY continued on 2A It happened very fast, Delgado recalled. It looked like I was looking into a bright light and it shook my body.Lightning strike a blur for 2nd victim FAST FRIENDSPhotos by COREY ARWOOD/Lake City ReporterAyden and Emma Pinard were at the Alligator Lake Spring Festival with their family from Gainesville when they got the chance to hold this snake. 1BCoffers start to fill as local races heat upBy CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporterA 19-year-old contender for a seat on the Columbia County School Board reported a bigger war chest than any other candidate for local office, though about 41 percent of the money came in the form of loans from himself. Hunter Peeler, who has his eyes on the School Board District 5 seat, raised $9,300 in cash between September and March, most of which he spent in the last three months, according to campaign filings. Danny Green, who is running for re-election to the School Board District 1 seat, is the next best-funded candidate for local office, having raised $8,650. Peeler lent his own campaign a total of $3,800. Most of the rest of his contributions came from local MONEY continued on 9A Finnell PeelerBy COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comThe local ecosystem was on full display Saturday at Alligator Lake Park. People traveled from miles around to see it, touch it, learn how to protect it and then take a few free native Florida plants back home to help the ecosystems of their own front yards. Held annually by the Four Rivers Audubon of Lake City, the ninth Alligator Lake Spring Festival drew crowds from Lake City, Gainesville and Jacksonville. President of the organization and conservation manager with Audubon Gator fest good as ever FESTIVAL continued on 9A Maybe better attendance hit new heights. Trini Johannesen, a Fort White sixth-grade science teacher and director of the Fort White Parknership show the Samera family of Jacksonville the benefits of reducing, reusing and recycling. A3
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If you would like to see your organization in the newspaper, send the picture and information to A ssocia te Editor Justin Caudell at firstname.lastname@example.org. Correction Lake Shore Hospital A uthor ity board member Jay Swisher gave executive director candidate D ale Williams 58 out of 60 points during an evaluation on Thursday night. Fridays edition indicated otherwise.herself on the side of the trailer. Holding her head to keep it upright, Delgado pulled out her phone and called 911, her boyfriend and her father in that order. The boyfriend, who was in North Carolina, thought she was joking when she told him about the lightning strike around 3 p.m. But when she continued to scream and beg him to come home, he realized it was no prank. A nurse on vacation from Michigan gave Lambert CPR in vain. I was crying, Delgado said. I remember running over there. Deputies were there asking questions about Lambert. Ambulances arrived at the scene, and one took Delgado to Lake City Medical Center and the other carried Lambert to Lake Shore Hospital. As she was loaded into the ambulance, Delgado felt it in the pit of her stomach. Her friend was dead or dying. The day before, they went to a nail salon, ate together in Gainesville, went shopping. Later that evening, they watched The Descendants on Netflix at Lamberts house. Delgado was in a daze when her boyfriend called her at the hospital to tell her Lambert was dead. I just was kind of looking around. I didnt understand why she passed away, she said. A lot of stuff was going through my head. About 40 minutes after she arrived at LCMC, Delgado was taken to the ER at UF Health Shands in Gainesville. Early Sunday morning, the hospital transferred her again to a burn unit, where she spent the next day. She was sitting on a couch with her boyfriend Monday morning when hospital staff told her to get ready. It wasnt the surgery itself that scared Delgado. It was the idea of going under anesthesia. Never been under that before she said. Thats really what I was worried about. Doctors started the surgery at 11:15 a.m. The necrotic tissue around the lightning burn needed to be cut out. They had to cut three or four inches deep to excise all the tissue. Doctors put 20 stitches in the wound on her left hip and bandaged her up. About an hour later, Delgado woke up as they were rolling her out of the operating room. I was in a little bit of pain because they put a tube down my throat, she said. Hurt for two or three days after. The physical pain subsided substantially in the following days, Delgado said, and now she is home. But shes struggling to confront the fact that her friend is dead. We had her funeral yesterday, Delgado said Friday. Its hard to believe. Lambert had a memorable laugh. My boyfriend is super funny, Delgado said. He would just make Kourtney laugh so much. Delgado said she always felt comfortable texting Lambert for advice when she had a problem. She was always there for me, she said. SHELBYContinued From 1AMother, daughter face charges for meth, potBy COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comA Lake City mother and daughter were arrested on drug charges when neither admitted to owning the meth and marijuana found after a deputy spotted the latter stash something before their Thursday traffic stop, a CCSO arrest report said. Traveling east on U.S. Highway 90 around 2:30 p.m., Terri Lee Jewett, 57, of Mayo Road, was stopped by a Columbia County Sheriffs deputy who said he was on routine patrol. The deputy found Jewett was driving with a suspended license after running her tag number, the report said. But the deputys statement said it was the last minute movements of Jessica Nicole Jewett, 35, of Barts Terrace, before the black truck came they were in came to a stop, that tipped him off to the presence of potential substances. While the vehicle was coming to a complete stop, I observed the passenger reaching behind the drivers seat as if she was trying to conceal something, the deputys statement said. Seeing that, he called in for a K9 unit from Lake City Police. He stated both Jewetts had told him nothing would turn up from the search. But after the police dog sniffed around the truck he alerted to the left side of the vehicle, the report said. A blame-game ensued when the deputy found a small black hygiene bag in the same compartment as a gun, which Terri had previously told the deputy was behind her drivers seat, the report said. It was the same location the deputy stated in his report that Jessica Jewett reached before their traffic stop. Inside of the black hygiene bag was a clear meth pipe, a clear baggie with a green leafy substance, a marijuana pipe and a small green baggie of a clear substance, the deputys statement said. Terri Jewett told the deputy the drugs belonged to a roommate and she didnt know they were there, but the daughter seemed to indicate otherwise. Jessica mentioned while I was searching the vehicle her mother Terri told her that there is a meth pipe in the vehicle, the report said. She also told him the items werent hers, and like her mother she was also unaware of their presence in the truck. Due to neither of the parties admitting to the drugs, both Terri and Jessica were arrested, the report said. Mother and daughter were both placed in jail on $11,000 each for seven counts of drug and paraphernalia related charges. Terri Jewett has since been released. Her daughter is being held for violation of probation. T. Jewett J. Jewett Daughter blames mom for meth pipe, sheriffs report says. Man faces robbery charge over $10By COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comWitness testimony in an arrest report says a Lake City man assaulted a 54-year-old woman in her car outside a Dollar General over $10 he said she owed him. Coty Diserrio Seymore, 36, of NE Fryer Street, was arrested on one charge of robbery and placed in Columbia County Jail on $5,000 bond, a CCSO arrest report shows. He has since been released on bail. An investigator with the CCSO worked on the case over a series of days gathering witness accounts, viewing store surveillance, interviewing the victim and ultimately Seymore and a woman he was allegedly with at the time. The first testimony included in the report under probable cause was obtained by the victim. She said Seymore, pulled her out in a headlock and the grabbed her purse and took money. The report documented alleged eyewitness testimony from two people who said they watched the scene unfold and called police when Seymore began to accost the woman. One witness stated they were walking into the store when they saw him approach her, demand his $10 with profanity-laced screams, and began fighting the woman while still in her car. The incident was reported on April 3, and Seymores arrest was made on April, 5. The deputy responded first to the scene, and according to the report followed up with several interviews of the suspects, the victim and witnesses. The deputy noted in the report that there were other stores closer to their residence, and neither Seymore nor the female actually made a purchase lending veracity to victims account she was followed there. She stated she first saw Seymore driving to the store, and he followed her into the parking lot, the report said. It said video from the store didnt show the interaction but did capture the witnesses who had gathered to watch the scene. In the investigators interview with Seymore, he told the deputy the victim had started the altercation while he was at the store buying diapers. Mr. Seymore stated he and [the victim] got into a verbal altercation and that in the course of it she was sticking money into his face. Mr. Seymore stated that he stepped back and was raising his hands. Mr. Seymore advised he hit (the victims) hands and the money went flying all over, the deputys statement said. Further testimony from Seymore said it was the victim who was demanding the money, and he offered to pay her back what he swatted away. However, the report concludes with the deputies statement, which said: When searched Mr. Seymore had $10 in his pocket. Witness statements advised that Mr. Seymore was attacking [the victim]. Based on this and the report that money was taken, Mr. Seymore is charged with robbery by sudden snatching. Seymore Allegedly accosted woman in her car over unpaid debt.
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Melanie Wells, who won her bid for a seat on the Archer City Commission on Tuesday, had not lived in the city for the required six-month period before she could qualify, alleges a complaint filed with the Florida Elections Commission on April 6. Wells changed her residence from Lake City to Archer on March 31, 2017, according to her voter registration information, though the form still shows a Lake City mailing address. The complainant, Archer resident Ann Batey Green, alleges that Wells attended an event at the St. Phillips Masonic Lodge of Gainesville in December, where she told attendees that she would soon be moving to Archer, the complaint states. Several citizens have made that known to city hall, but not in writing, Green wrote in the complaint. TONY BRITT/Lake City ReporterUWSV chief to retireRita D opp United Way of Suwannee Valley executive director, stands next to her husband, Steve D opp as she holds a crystal bowl that was given to her during the United Way of Suwannee Valleys 50th annual Meeting and Aw ards Banquet Friday night at The Country Club of Lake City. D opp who has worked at UWSV for 19 years, will be retiring in the next few months, it was announced Friday. See more in a future edition. Rough weather could do some damage hereBy TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comColumbia County may get a heavy dose of inclement weather today as a squall line, predicted to bring rains and heavy rains, passes through the area. There is a possibility of severe storms, said Shayne Morgan, Columbia County Emergency Management Director. According to information from the National Weather Service in Jacksonville, it looks like the inclement weather will impact the county anywhere from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Well see some rain, but the big thing well be looking at is the possibility for wind coming through that could cause some dangerous situations like blowing down trees, limbs and power lines. It just depends on how the squall line makes its way across the county, as to how much impacts well see. This is definitely something that the public should keep to their local media outlets and keep abreast of whats going on with that storm system. Morgan said the county has made plans for the inclement weather and the conditions it may bring. Our departments are good with following the weather and whats going on with the weather, he said. Theyll go out and respond as necessary once its safe for vehicles to get once the squall line has come through. It should be a relatively fast moving system its not going to just sit and linger. Morgan said local officials are cautious about what the squall line could bring and the different ways the storms could impact the county including of local rivers. Earlier in the week there were some issues and the Santa Fe River was up, so well have to monitor and see if the storms have any impact on our local area rivers, he said. Thats going to depend on how much rain falls in Georgia and how much rain we get locally. UN rebuffs Russia on US aggressionBy EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated PressUNITED NATIONS The U.N. Security Council overwhelmingly rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of aggression by the United States, United Kingdom and France against Syria on Saturday, a vote reflecting support for the allied airstrikes on Syrian chemical sites. But the vote at the end of an emergency meeting called by Russia also demonstrated again the paralysis of the U.N.s most powerful body in dealing with Syrias seven-year conflict. Russias demand for condemnation and an immediate halt to aggression and any further use of force by the three Western allies got support from only two other countries on the 15-member Security Council China and Bolivia. By contrast, eight countries voted against the Russian draft the U.S., U.K., France, Netherlands, Sweden, Kuwait, Poland and Ivory Coast. Four countries abstained Ethiopia, Kazakhstan, Equatorial Guinea and Peru. At the meeting, the fifth in a week on chemical weapons in Syria, Russia and its supporters again clashed with the U.S. and its allies over a suspected poison gas attack on April 7 in the Damascus suburb of Douma. The U.S., U.K. and France said they launched airstrikes against Syrian chemical sites after obtaining evidence that a chemical weapon was used by President Bashar Assads government. Russia and its ally Syria called the attack fabricated and said no evidence of chemical weapons use exists in Douma. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley told the council there is clear information demonstrating Assads culpability. And she said President Donald Trump told her Saturday morning that if the Syrian regime uses poisonous gas again the United States is locked and loaded to strike again.
Excitement continues to build around the upcoming Parade of Homes event set for the weekend of April 28-29 in Lake City. We are honored to partner with the Columbia County Builders Association to revive this tradition of showcasing new-home construction in Columbia County and this years event is set to be a banner showing. So far, there are 18 new homes that will be ready to show prospective consumers interested in browsing new construction in beautiful settings that are unique to our secret piece of Florida. There will be homes of all sizes and floor plans showcased. This event started as a good idea, evolved into a solid project, and now it has blossomed into a full-blown feel-good community event that has become a positive rallying point for our business community. And rightfully so. We all remember the spark that lit the most consistent fire under Lake Citys economic growth key word, consistent and that was the steady increase in home building and real estate growth. Its far too soon to predict another anything more than what we see right in front of us and thats a positive spring season, but a positive spring we all will take. Heres a brick-and-sheetrock example: When we began the discussions about this Parade of Homes, we had 15 solid mentions of interest to put new houses on display. Each was under construction at various stages of the building process, but non complete. Within the following two weeks, six of these new, partially-completed homes were sold. Walk-up buyers. Yes, six. So, with the help of the CCBA team, we all shook the bushes and found other builders in the game. A few others saw the first of the ads that ran in the Lake City Reporter in March, got excited about the events potential and jumped at the chance to show their work. I can confirm this: this Parade of Homes event has also electrified our business community in an absolutely positive way. We have always and continue to be a pro-business newspaper, often chastising local government for excessive fees, red tape and regulations. We also advocate to make sure Lake City remains an affordable and attractive place to live and do business. The business climate is exciting again in Lake City. Our business partners are realizing this and being in business in town once again is starting to be, well, fun. And very few people have been able to say that during the past decade. There truly is hope the economic upswing may continue to trend steadily upward. I want to personally thank our many sponsors and advertising partners who believe in Lake City as much as we do and believe in what were trying to accomplish with this Parade of Homes. They believe the timing is right and they see the potential in our present and our future. Most of all, I thank them for the trust they have placed in us as their community newspaper and marketing partner. We are this communitys newspaper. We are a reflection of this community and it is our job to lead and promote and take an active role in Lake Citys future. Stay tuned for more exciting marketing products coming in the next two weeks. Check out the full-page ad again in todays paper that lists all the featured home builders and the addresses of the new houses on display. A more-detailed, complete listing with photographs of the homes will be published in a special section on Wednesday, April 25, and, of course, all of this can be seen at www.lakecityreporter.com if you prefer the digital format. I hope everyone will dedicate some time on the weekend of April 28-29 to visit some or all of the homes featured in the Parade of Homes and support Lake Citys rising Builders Association. Rally for this group of builders that may be the catalyst for Lake Citys next economic stride. 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Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman OUR OPINIONFor elections, stay vigilant and focusedAs the August primary nears, election rhetoric is rising fast, especially at the city level. We expect it to ratchet up even higher before its through. It is clear how some voters Americans whose most fundamental rights have been stolen here in recent cycles, whether in for form of fraudulent absentee ballots or otherwise might be tired of business as usual in the politics game. Their rage is entirely reasonable. Still, they must stay focused on the task at hand and not be duped into making the 2018 race about anything but the issues. For the system to work, honest people have to believe in it. Follow the rules, follow the law. If you see something inappropriate happening, report it to the supervisor of elections and the Columbia County Sheriffs Office, which has jurisdiction countywide. Then tell us here at the Reporter. We will be monitoring this election more closely than ever before. Any suspected impropriety will be tracked down to the best of our ability and exposed. We are hoping for a clean race. But for that to happen, constant vigilance will be required on the part of all voters. Well have plenty more to say on this matter as election season wears on. In the meantime, do not lose hope in the system. To get off track now is to give the game away to those who do not believe in representative government or the rule of law. If we do our duty as Americans, they cannot win. Associated Press TODAY IN HISTORY On this date: In 1817, Americas oldest existing school for the deaf opened in Hartford, Connecticut. In 1865, President Abraham Lincoln died nine hours after being shot the night before by John Wilkes Booth at Fords Theater in Washington; Andrew Johnson became the nations 17th president. In 1892, General Electric Co., formed by the merger of the Edison Electric Light Co. and other firms, was incorporated in Schenectady, New York. In 1912, the British luxury liner RMS Titanic foundered in the North Atlantic off Newfoundland more than 2 1/2 hours after hitting an iceberg; 1,514 people died, while less than half as many survived. The excitement builds TODAY IN HISTORY The recent Boy Scouts of America meeting in White Springs honoring Eagle Scouts and others reminded me of my own missing Eagle Scout badge. I hope it is buried six feet under in the casket of friend Joe Crews. Here is the story. When I was 12 years old Joe took me to a Boy Scout meeting at Troop 87 of the First Methodist Church. I fell in love with scouting that night, joined the troop, and three years later I was awarded my Eagle Scout badge. Ironically, Joe moved away the next week and never attended another scout meeting anywhere. I learned that Joe and I went down different paths from then on. I stayed in scouting nearly five years and later became a teacher. Joe moved to St. Augustine, dropped out of scouting and school, and became a long distance career truck driver. I heard from Joe occasionally over the years and we always remained friends, geographically apart, emotionally together. Then maybe 40 years later I learned Joe would be attending our class reunion. I was thrilled and knew just what I wanted to do. The night of the reunion, Joe was there. When it came time for me to speak briefly, I used that time to review how much scouting had meant to my life and that Joe was the reason I had joined the scouts in the first place. I asked Joe to come forward and I told him and our group that I felt my Eagle Scout badge partly belonged to Joe and with a few words gave my treasured Eagle Scout badge to Joe. Pinned it on his shirt pocket. Joe was not the crying type but that night he shed a tear and maybe I did too. Joe died several years ago and I do not know if Joe hung onto the badge or lost it somewhere along the way. But, in my heart of hearts, I like to believe that my Eagle Scout badge was buried with Joe and that they both are still together, six feet under, in a small cemetery somewhere in St. Johns County. 40th ANNIVERSARYOn June 19, 2018, The Richardson Day Care Center will celebrate their 40 years of exceptional service. The founding officers those 40 years ago were: H.L. Rountree, President; Ethel L. Combs, Vice President; Catherine Pearce, Secretary; Jenny C. Kelly, Assistant Secretary; Margaret H. Williams Financial Secretary; and Rosa O. Scott, Treasurer. Let us hope these founders will be remembered in a special way on their 40th anniversary. SENIOR QUESTION The senior citizen asked his wife if he should wear boxer shorts or briefs. She said, Depends!My Eagle badge: Six feet under? Morris WilliamsMorris Williams is a local historian and longtime retired educator. Todd Wilson is publisher of the Lake City Reporter. Todd Wilsontwilson@lakecityreporter.comThis event started as a good idea, evolved into a solid project, and now it has blossomed into a full-blown feel-good community event that has become a positive rallying point for our business community. PARADE OF HOMES
Carolyn Joyce (Layne) May Bowman Carolyn Joyce (Layne) May Bowman, 84, Alachua, died unto new life on April 8 of compli cations from pulmonary fibrosis. Born in Greenwood, South Carolina, hers was a life of family, faith, good conversation, a devotion to education, a desire to better her community, and a deep love of choral and classical music. Born into humble means, she worked hard at achieving and rising out of poverty and excelled in her academic achievements. After meeting a young man shed met at Salvation Army Summer Camp, she married him, becoming the wife of Bob May, in 1954, just after graduating from Lander College with a degree in music. After a brief stint with NASA, she became a devoted wife and mother of four. She received her masters degree in Education from Auburn, and in her mid-40s, became a middle school guidance counselor. For 20 years she helped young people and their families optimize their education, all while giving her kids and their parents maximum encouragement and genuine care. Carolyn enjoyed a deeply meaningful career as a middle school guidance counselor in the Lake City school system, touching lives and building life-long friendships with her colleagues. She later moved to Alachua and joined First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville and their excellent Chancel Choir. Carolyns parents, Eulalia and John Layne, predeceased her in death. She is survived by her husband, Dean, her children Bob, Jr (Pat), St. Augustine; David (Theresa), Albany, GA; Amanda (Billy) Dye, Minneapolis, MN; and Melissa (Jim) Rogers, Ann Arbor, MI. She was the doting grandparent of eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, her first husband Bob (Marie), and her sister Evangeline (Cliff), of Huntsville, Al, and many treasured nieces, nephews, and countless friends. A memorial service in witness to her resurrection to eternal life will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 2:00 p.m., at First Presbyterian Church, Gainesville, FL, with a time to greet the family following, and a reception. In lieu of flowers, donations in honor of Carolyns life are welcome to the Sacred Music Fund, First Presbyterian Church, Gainesville, FL, or the Pastoral Discretionary Fund at First Presbyterian Church, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Please visit her memorial page at www. williamsthomasfuneralhome. com. For further informa tion WILLIAMS-THOMAS WESTAREA 352-376-7556 Willie Gene James CarterMr. Willie Gene James Carter, 73, died Tuesday April 10, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness. He was the son of the late Odell and Mildred Hines Carter. He had lived in Mayo for the past year and half after moving here from Ocala. He is preceded in death by one sister, Carolyn Browning and three brothers, Melvin, Earl, and Piejoe Carter and he was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed spending time with his family. He is survived by four chil dren Bryan Carter, and Lance Carter both of York, SC, two daughters, Sara Yother (Eddie) Mayo, FL, and Crystal Carter, York, SC, two brothers Helton Odell Porky Carter (Peggy) Lake City, FL; Mike Carter (Milliann) Ocala, FL; six sisters Delena Widner, Greensboro, N.C., Anette Spradley, Charlotte Baldwin (Billy), Cindy Carter, Evelyn Thomas (Kim) all of Lake City, and Alice C. Kinsey, Bell, FL; eight grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews also survive. Graveside service will be conducted Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at Oak Grove Cemetery in Lake City, FL. with Brother Robert Moore, offici ating. Interment will take place following graveside services. Visitation will be held from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday morning at the DeesParrish Family Funeral Home Chapel. 458 South Marion Avenue Lake City, FL. 32025. DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME is in charge of all arrangements. Please sign online guest book at www.parrishfuneralhome.comEdward Taylor Edward Taylor, 90 of Lake City, passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at the Shands at Live Oak Medical Center in Live Oak. He was born on April 5, 1928 to the late Clifton E. and Lessie Register Taylor, and was a life long resident of Lake City. Mr. Taylor was a veteran of the United States Army serving during Korea and he retired from the Florida Department of Transportation in 1987 with 30 years of service. He was preceded in death by five brothers; Carlton Taylor, Dewey Taylor, Jake Taylor, Frank Taylor and Witt Taylor; three sisters, Bobbie Jean Tomlinson, Ruth Lang and Daisey Grady; one daughter, Glenda Dale Shaw; one grandchild, Stanley Leroy Shaw and one step son, James Edmund Deese. Survivors include his wife of 50 years this coming June, Mary Taylor, Lake City, two sons, Charles Taylor (Katie C.) and Raymond Taylor both of Wellborn; one sister, Margaret Waters, Lake City; one brother, Robert Taylor (Sue), Wellborn; four grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 3:00 PM in the GatewayForest Lawn Memorial Chapel with Mr. Dwight Law and Pastor Dale Brannon offici ating. Interment will follow at Fellowship Baptist Cemetery in Suwannee County. Visitation with the family will be Monday evening from 6-8:00 PM in the Gateway-Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements are under the direction of GATEWAYFOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 S US Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025. 386-7521954 Please leave words of comfort for the family at www. gatewayforestlawn.com Beulah R. WadfordBeulah R. Wadford, 83 of Lake City, passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at the Haven Suwannee Valley Hospice Care Center. She was a lifelong resident of Lake City and a daughter to the late James Albert Rivers and Erma Josephine Roberts Rivers. Ms. Wadford was a graduate of Columbia High School class of 1952. She worked for many years as a switchboard operator with both, Southern Bell and Lake Shore Hospital. Ms Wadford enjoyed cooking, growing flowers and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. Buddy Wadford, her brother, Dolphus C. Rivers, and two sons, Carl William Wadford and Ronald Wayne Wadford. Survivors include her children, Edward Clark, Debbie Butler and Ken Wadford all of Lake City; five grandchildren, Jamie Clark, Lake City, Kyle Wadford, Baker County, Leslie Stanziani (Luke), Lake City, Jason Butler, Missourri and Kevin Butler (Carey), Gainesville; also five great grandchildren, Triston Clark, Kayla, Brittany, Louis and Wyatt Stanziani. Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 11:00 AM in the Gateway-Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel with Pastor Max Bass and Pastor Val Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at Memorial Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be Monday evening from 5-7:00 PM at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME 3596 S US Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025. 386-752-1954 Please leave words of comfort for the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.com Obituaries are paid advertisements. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified department at 752-1293. S UNDAY, AP RIL 15, 2018 LOCAL LA KE CIT Y REPOR TER 5A OBITUARIES G&K NurseryONE OF NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDAS BEST! or 386-266-3188 (Staci)1-800-637-0719 Local Promo Code: *1 1 5 7 4 6***Fixed income and budget friendly** *NO HIDDEN FEES* USE PROMO CODE 115746 Packages as low as $35/month $7 down for most! 155+ channels and FREE premium channels for 3 months Website: www.directentertainment.net Email: firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT YOUR LOCAL DIRECTV SPECIALIST! Construction/Debris Containers Available755-7060 Delivered to your job site today. NOTICE OF MEETING COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE CITY OF LAKE CITY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Community Redevelopment Advisory Committee for the City of Lake City, Florida, will hold a meeting on Wednesday, 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 is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: If you require special aid or services for the AUDREY E. SIKES, MMC City Clerk
6A SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2018 LOCAL LAKE CITY REPORTER COMMUNITY CALENDARTodayBingo 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.TuesdayGardening tipsIts time to plan spring gardens. The UF/IFAS Master Gardeners will provide tips to success ful gardening in Florida from 6:45 to 8 p.m. at the Columbia County Extension Office, 971 W. Duval St., Lake City.Volunteers neededLake City Medical Center Auxiliary needs volunteers who have a heart to serve. The auxiliary need vol unteers for all positions. Those interested in par ticipating 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 386-7525384 to receive researchbased 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, 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 library, 435 NW Hall of Fame Drive (off U.S. Highway 90 just past Interstate 75).WednesdayVolunteers neededCommunity Hospice and Palliative Care recently opened a new office at 163 SW Stonegate Terrace, Suite 105, Lake City. We are looking for volunteers to serve in several different capacities including: relief visits for our patients families, pet therapy, veteran pinning and clerical help. V isit our web site, Volunteer. CommunityHospice.com to learn more about our volunteer on-boarding process and to complete a volunteer application.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.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 386-758-2101.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 386-7551770.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 www.beyourhaven.org or by calling 386752-9191 to speak with the volunteer coordinator.Free soil testingFree 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 7525384. 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.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 families 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@ columbiacountyfla.com.Literacy volunteers neededVolunteers are needed to teach basic reading and writing 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 386-758-2111.Dinner and dancing Dances are held each Friday night from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Lifestyle Enrichment Center). $7 admission. Call 386-755-0235 for more.What to do with 39,000 cats? By COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comStreet cats. They roam sidewalks, shrubbery and storm drains in twos and threes, but mostly theyre alone, peering at patrons of local restaurants walking to their car any given night of the week. Local animal control officials said they are roughly 39,000-strong in Lake City, but theyve got a feline fix if they can find the funding. Largely harmless to humans, theyre anklehigh predators to anything smaller than themselves, effective at keeping local rodent populations down. Meanwhile their ranks grow. To house cats they can be potential agents of disease like feline leukemia and HIV, LCHS administration said. Facility Manager Tom Barritt called the unchecked cat growth a major crisis in the county. But with a strong trap, neuter, release program, he said they could substantially knock back their numbers. Its only one of three problems the shelter could tackle, given adequate funding for a new low cost spay-neuter clinic. He said they would be poised to stem feral cat tide, and also provide a much needed low cost spay-neuter option for the roughly 12,530 county residents living below poverty levels, according to US Census data. According to the demographics theres 20 per cent of the population in Columbia County either at or below the poverty level, so thats really the demographic that were going for, Barritt said. We want to be able to help out those who cant afford to go to a regular vet. Those were two of three areas Barritt said the clinic could benefit that he promoted speaking at local civic organizations. The third he said would provide a resource for LCHS to conduct its own spay-neuter operations. Currently the coun ty-funded shelter outsources to a variety of entities and programs, some as far away as Jacksonville and Gainesville, to perform procedures on cats and dogs; all at a cost to the shelter that would be much lower with the new clinic. Right now its costing for every animal that we spay or neuter, Barritt said. He said less than five percent of the roughly 3,300 cats and dogs it takes in each year, or nine per day, have received the procedure. The shelter absorbs the cost of the $40 per cat and $60 per dog for the operation, which is a requirement before they can be adopted, he said. Barritt is new to LCHS, having taken on the role last September, but Dale Griffin has been there for about 10 years as director of operations. Griffin said, Itll still cost, but a lot less. They are now taking the project to local civic organizations and businesses in efforts to find corporate sponsors. This is for the community. Were giving back to the community, so what we need is the community to participate in this, Barritt said. Thats what we really need is that corporate sponsorship to get behind what were trying to do for the community.Humane society drums up support for trap, neuter, release.COREY ARWOOD/Lake City ReporterTom Barritt, facility manager at the Lake City Humane Society, thinks the best way to deal with 39,000 stray cats in Lake City is a trap, neuter, release program. LCHS is currently trying to raise funds privately for the program.
7A SUNDAY, A PRIL 15, 2018 LOCAL LA KE CIT Y REPORTER NATURAL GAS SAFETY ADVISORYe Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2002 requires pipeline operators to develop and implement a public aware ness program. At the City of Lake City (COLC), our goal is to continue to provide safe, reliable natural gas service to our customers and ensure the safety of those who live and/or work near our natural gas pipelines. e objective of this Public Awareness Program is: To educate the public on how to recognized the odor of natural gas and respond if they detect possible gas odors. Early recognition of gas odor and property response can save lives and property. To warn the public about potential safety problems with certain exible appliance connectors To raise awareness about the presence of buried natural gas pipelines in our community To help the public and excavators understand the steps that they can take to prevent damage and respond properly if they cause damage to our pipelines To educate the public about how to prepare for hurricane season with regard to natural gas appliances.What Is Natural Gas?Natural gas is a mixture of hydrocarbon gases, primarily meth ane (CH4), naturally occurring in rock formations deep below the earths surface. e natural gas is withdrawn and trans-ported to homes and businesses through an underground sys tem of pipes.Natural Gas Safety PrecautionsNatural gas is colorless, odorless, lighter than air, and non-toxic. Breathing natural gas is not harmful as long as there is an adequate supply of fresh air to breathe along with it. Natural gas by itself will not burn, but with the proper mixture of gas and air combined with an ignition source, combustion can occur.Why Does Natural Gas Smell So Bad?Natural gas is safe, clean, and ecient, but it has no odor. To identify natural gas we add a harmless odorant called mercaptan which gives natural gas its distinctive ROTTEN EGG smell.What Should I Do If I Smell Natural Gas?e natural gas industry has an outstanding safety record, but if you smell natural gas, in the event of a gas leak inside a building: Do not turn on or o any lights or appliances. Do not use your home phone or cell phone in your house. Do not light matches. Immediately extinguish any cigarettes or open ames such as candles. DO leave the building and call COLC from a nearby phone at 386-752-2031 and follow the recorded instructions, then wait for our representative to arrive. Leaks from natural gas pipelines are extremely rare; however, it is important that you know how to recognize the signs of a leak if one were to occur in your area. A strong odor of ROTTEN EGGS, hissing sounds, or dirt blowing up from a hole are signs of a leak. If you suspect a leak: Do not try to x the leak. Do not light matches, smoke, use a cell phone, or attempt to enter or start any vehicle. DO move away from and upwind of the suspected pipeline leak before calling the Lake City Natural Gas Department at 758-5405. Follow the recorded instructions, and then wait for our representative to arrive to in vestigate the situation. In any case, if you feel that life or property is in danger, CALL 9-1-1. e Lake City Natural Gas department has an excellent working relationship with our police and re departments.Flammable Vapors and Appliances Are a Dangerous MixNatural Gas Appliances Use Pilot Flames to Start the Appliance. Do Not Store Substances with a Flammable Vapor Near a Natural Gas Appliance. Both gasoline and kerosene produce vapors that can catch re causing severe burns or property damage. Vapors cannot be seen. ey are heavier than air and can move along the oor a good distance from the original source by way of air currents coming from other rooms. An active pilot light on an appliance can light these vapors causing a re. DO NOT use or store ammable products such as gaso line, solvents, or adhesives in the same room or area where a water heater or any other gas appliance is installed. Keep am mable products stored in approved containers with lids tightly closed, and keep them away from children and appliances. Keep paper, curtains, paints, solvents, etc., away from gas appliances. ey can be a re hazard.Why Be Concerned About Carbon Monoxide?Carbon Monoxide (CO) is an odorless, tasteless, invis ible gas that can be formed when fuels like charcoal, coal, gasoline, kerosene, natural gas, propane, or wood are burned with an insucient supply of air. A natural gas appliance could produce carbon monoxide if: Boxes, laundry, or other materials are blocking the base, restricting airow. e vent hood, pipes, or ues are blocked or corroded. e unit is installed or adjusted improperly It is used incorrectly (i.e., heating a room with a gas stove or using a gas or charcoal grill indoors). e heat exchanger is cracked. Call the Lake City Natural Gas Department for natural gas appliance inspections. Natu ral gas furnaces and heating products such as replace logs and space heaters should be inspected every year. Other ap pliances, such as heaters, clothes dryers, ranges, and cook tops should be checked for proper operation. All natural gas appliances come with a manual. Always read the manual for proper installation, cautions, and warn ings What Is Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?e early eects of Carbon Monoxide poisoning mimic the u, so watch out for these warning signs: Headache Nausea or vomiting Dizziness and disorientation Muscle weakness or fatigue If the u-like symptoms are NOT accompanied by fe ver, or if everyone in the family is ill, or if the symptoms disappear when you leave the house, you may have a CO prob lem. If CO symptoms are present, leave the building immedi ately and call the Lake City Natural Gas Department at 758-5405, and we will send a trained technician to test for Carbon Monoxide. Prevention is the only way to deal with carbon monoxide, and the best pre vention is regular inspection by a trained service technician.Prevent Damage to PipelinesToday, more and more utility companies that supply your home with electrical power, natural and propane gas, water, sewer, telephone, and cable television service are delivering those services underground. Its also possible that these bur ied service lines are close to the surface, making digging a dangerous and expensive proposition. Fortunately, you can nd out where utility owned lines are buried on your property with one FREE call to Sunshine State One Call at 811. When you make that one call, Sunshine State One Call will notify our member companies of your project and will, in turn, advise you where the buried lines are located. Florida law requires that you wait two full business days before beginning your project. is law also applies to contractors, excavators, or anyone who is digging on private or public property. e majority of utility accidents are caused by hitting underground utility lines. For additional information call Sunshine State One Call at 811 or visit their web site at www.Sunshine811.com.Learn MoreVisit www.npms.phmsa.dot.gov for information on pipeline operators in your area. For additional information about natural gas safety, visit www.lca.com or call 386-758-5405.City of Lake City Natural Gas
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S UNDAY, APRIL 15, 2018 LOCAL LAKE CITY REPORTER 9A companies. Peelers opponent for the School Board District 5 seat, incumbent Stephanie Finnell, raised $4,200 in cash. Finnell wrote two checks to her own campaign in February totaling $1,200, then another $3,000 check to the campaign in March. Green lent his own campaign $4,000 and another $1,900 in March. Green faces two opponents, Linard Johnson and Narrie Smith. School Board District 3 candidate Steve Nelson, who is running unopposed, gave his own campaign a $200 loan in March and reported no campaign finance activity since. There are two contested County Commission races with a total of five candidates. Rocky Ford, for County Commission District 2, lent his own campaign $1,000 in October. Marc Kazmierski lent his own campaign $100 in March and contributed $1,000 worth of signs, campaign cards and miscellaneous office supplies. Scott Thomason, the third of the three candidates in the County Commission District 2 race, raised $6,094.99 in cash since July and $417.84 worth of in-kind contributions. Two candidates are vying for the County Commission District 4 seat incumbent Everett Phillips and challenger Toby Witt. Phillips lent his own campaign $500 in January. In February, he gave the campaign a banner valued at $100 and $1.30 worth of material for petitions in March. Witt raised $770 in cash and received $20 worth of in-kind contributions. In September, Witt gave his own campaign a $100 loan. In February, Witt contributed $20 worth of printer paper and ink to his own campaign. He received a $250 check in March from Dennis Roberts, a retired public defender. The same month, Witt lent his own campaign $420. Vanessa George, who is running to unseat incumbent Eugene Jefferson for City Council District 10 seat, collected a total of $3,370 in monetary contributions in February and March and $225 worth of in-kind contributions. Jefferson lent his own campaign $2,000 in March and has reported no other contributions. Clarence Tucker, the only other current candidate for the seat, reported $450 in total monetary contributions and no in-kind contributions. City Council District 14 can didate Ricky Jernigan reported only a $500 loan from himself in March. Jernigans opponent, Chris Greene, reported a $1,000 loan from himself the same month. MONEYContinued From 1AFlorida, Jacqui Sulek, said the event likely made event attendance history. The hawks, falcons, and owls of Kitty Carroll of Live Oaks Accipiter Enterprises were a main draw. They were followed closely by the snakes and turtles of the Florida Park Service and Ichetucknee Springs State Park, while a more mature audience seemed drawn to the native plant species given away by Four Rivers Audubon. Its all about connecting people with nature, said Sulek. Without native plants you dont have birds. When we take all of our native plants out of our landscape we lose our birds Sulek said the lake is a site on the Great Florida Birding Trail, which she said was boon for local tourism with the second most popular hobby in the United States. She said there was another reason the event was held at the lake. Its also the headwaters for the Ichetucknee, and thats very important because what we put on the land around here and what people put on their yards, that type of thing, all goes into that springshed system. The springs are the beginning of the water, not the end, Sulek said. She said Four Rivers Audubon holds bird trail walking events on the first Saturday of every month at the lake. The event also served as the hub for groups, both nonprofits and governmental charged with educating and protecting local lands, wildlife and parks, each with representatives who spoke to families stopping by their booths. Florida Forest Service, Ichetucknee Springs State Park were there, along with a number of local advocacy groups from the surrounding areas of Fort White and High Springs. FESTIVALContinued From 1A TOP LEFT: Kitty Carroll, of Live Oak, sits with the several hawks, falcons and owls set to perform at the Alligator Lake Spring Festival while curious onlookers stopped by to get pictures of the birds of prey. TOP: Newton, a barn owl, was perched in his por table house beside Carroll, napping before the show. ABOVE: Doug and Cindy Vasco portray Chief Halpatter Tustenuggee, or Alligator Warrior and his wife. A statue of the chief is placed at the entrance of Alligator Lake Park. LEFT: Eric Flagg, a local documentarian, who has cap tured Ichetucknees rivers and springs from start to finish. ABOVE: Four Rivers Audobon of Lake City organizes Alligator Lake Spring Festival each year and this year its president, Jacqui Sulek, said there were likely record crowds at the event. RIGHT: Avery Samera was at the event with her family from Jacksonville, and here she is seen holding a turtle, courtesy the Florida Park Service. FAR RIGHT: Debbie Roberts and Maghen Balmer look at the hawks soon to take flight, part of the Live Oak-based Accipiter Enterprises/Educational Birds of Prey organization.Photos by COREY ARWOOD Lake City Reporter
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Lake City Reporter SPORTS Sunday, April 15, 2018 Section B Story ideas? Contact Eric Jackson or Jordan Kroeger754-0420 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Associated PressGAINESVILLE The most important guy on Floridas sideline Saturday wasnt coach Dan Mullen or quarterback Feleipe Franks. He didnt wear a headset or have a play-calling sheet. He didnt touch the football or get in the huddle. He was hardly even noticeable at the teams annual spring game at the Swamp. Yet his role the last three months and the next three months is more critical to the programs planned turnaround than anyone else. Strength and conditioning coordinator Nick Savage is working behind the scenes to return the Gators to form. The early results? Mullen said players averaged a 3.5 percent loss in body fat during the first two months Savage has been there, eye-popping numbers that prove what Florida had been doing wrong and what Savage is doing right. Thats pretty good in two months, Mullen said. He could market that and get his own infomercial and make a ton of money off it if you advertise that, right? Savage officially unmasked what people close to the program, including former coach Jim McElwain, suspected was a problem in recent years. Former strength coach Mike Kent, who followed McElwain from Colorado State, was seemingly in over his head. A fter a long, winding journey through A fter a long, winding journey through A the college ranks, filled with highs and lows, basketball star Melton Sanders is ready to take his game to the next level. Sanders knows making it overseas is a tall task, but thats OK. He relishes tough competition, no matter where it is. << CONTINUED 4B: SANDERS Suwannee squeezes past Columbia email@example.comLIVE OAK Daveion Love was on his game Friday night. Heuston Morrill was just a little bit better. Morrill pitched a complete-game shutout to help Suwannee defeat rival Columbia 1-0 at Booster Stadium. Love went pitch-forpitch with the Oklahoma State commit until the sixth inning, when Josh Wharton perfectly executed a squeeze bunt to score Marquis Jones from third. Our third baseman came in and our first baseman came in and it was just a perfectly placed ball. Nothing you can do about that, Columbia coach Brian Thomas said. Morrill struck out 13 and only allowed three hits with a hit batter. Clayton Steinruck was the only Tiger to register multiple hits off the ace, going 2 for 3 with two singles. The Bulldogs (10-9) bounced back after losing 1-0 just the night before to Lincoln while the Tigers (9-9) have now lost five of their last seven games. He just threw hard, really hard, Love said of Morrill. He was as fast as weve seen all year and he didnt throw his off-speed pitches until late. He blew by us with the fastball and we couldnt hit his off-speed. Love finished with four strikeouts, three walks and a hit batter. He only surrendered four hits, three of which came in the first inning when he worked out of a bases-loaded jam thanks to a diving catch in center field by Steinruck. Suwannees only other hit came in the sixth when Jones reached on an infield single as part of his 2 for 2 night. Morrill strikes out 13, out pitches Love in county rivalry match Friday night. BRENT KUYKENDALL/Lake City ReporterColumbia shortstop Dylan Blair is thrown out at third base against Suwannee during the fifth inning Friday night. By JORDAN KROEGER LOCAL SPORTS: PREP ROUNDUP: CHECK OUT WHAT HAPPENED IN PREP SPORTS ACTION THIS WEEK, B6 Columbias Chace Curtis signs with Limestone College, B2<< T THE SCORES NATIONAL << CONTINUED 6B: TIGERS 3B: Building a boat from scratch Lake City Reporter Lake City Reporter SPORTS SPORTS Sunday, April 15, 2018 FWMS softball team took it to the field Friday afternoon, 4B Follow @LCR_Sports on Twitter for local scores, updates and more. Also visit www.lakecityreporter/sports. com for online stories ON THE WEBBASKETBALLGolden State 113, San Antonio 92 Toronto 114, Washington 106 Philadelphia 130, Miami 103 BASEBALLWashington 6, Colorado 2 St. Louis 6, Cincinnati 1 Boston 10, Baltimore 3 Chicago 14, Atlanta 10 Texas 6, Houston 5HOCKEYTampa Bay 5, New Jersey 3 Nashville 5, Colorado 4 Boston 7 Toronto 3Body of work: Gators strength coach is key to UF turnaround Savage By MARK LONG << CONTINUED 2B: GATORS SOCCERNew York 3, Montreal 1 Los Angeles 1, Chicago 0 Colorado 2, Toronto 0Preece earns big Xfinity race pay day at Bristol, B4 By ERIC JACKSON firstname.lastname@example.org Warner University guard Melton Sanders scores the ball during a home game against St. Thomas on Feb. 8 in Lake Wales. (ERNST PETERS/The Ledger) Associated PressTALLAHASSEE When Willie Taggart was hired by Florida State last December, he described his philosophy in two words lethal simplicity. The spring practices and Saturdays Garnet and Gold game showed the Seminoles have embraced the changes. The players arent the only ones who have embraced the start of the Taggart Era. A program-record crowd of 53,974 showed up at Doak Campbell Stadium for the spring finale. That was an impressive crowd and a lot of energy for a spring game, Taggart said. It gives us a little preview of what it is going to be like for the first game (on Sept. 3 against Virginia Tech). Taggarts up-tempo spread offense got plenty of work. It ran 85 plays during the first half and 125 for the game as the second half was played with a running clock. Taggart said he is pleased with how the unit has been able to grasp the Taggart Time: Florida State draws 53,974 to wrap up spring By JOE REEDY<< CONTINUED 2B: NOLES B1
2B S UNDAY, APRIL 15, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER SCOREBOARD TV LISTINGSToday AUTO RACING 11:30 a.m. FS1 FIA Formula E, CBMM Niobium E-Prix, at Rome (same-day tape) 2 p.m. FOX NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Food City 500, at Bristol, Tenn. 4:30 p.m. NBCSN IndyCar, Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Calif.) BOWLING 1 p.m. ESPN PBA Tour, USBC Masters, at Syracuse, N.Y. BOXING 8 a.m. ESPN2 Ryota Murata vs. Emanuele Felice Blandamura, for Muratas WBA regular middleweight title, at Yokohama, Japan COLLEGE BASEBALL 2 p.m. ESPN2 Texas at Oklahoma COLLEGE SOFTBALL 7 p.m. ESPN2 Mississippi St. at Mississippi GOLF 8 a.m. GOLF European PGA Tour, Open de Espana, final round, at Madrid 1 p.m. GOLF PGA Tour, RBC Heritage, final round, at Hilton Head Island, S.C. 3 p.m. CBS PGA Tour, RBC Heritage, final round, at Hilton Head Island, S.C. GOLF Champions Tour, Mitsubishi Electric Classic, final round, at Duluth, Ga. MLB BASEBALL 1 p.m. MLB Regional coverage, N.Y. Yankees at Detroit OR Baltimore at Boston 8 p.m. ESPN Texas at Houston NBA BASKETBALL 1 p.m. TNT NBA playoffs, Eastern Conference, first round, Game 1, Milwaukee at Boston 3:30 p.m. ABC NBA playoffs, Eastern Conference, first round, Game 1, Indiana at Cleveland 6:30 p.m. TNT NBA playoffs, Western Conference, first round, Game 1, Utah at Oklahoma City 9 p.m. TNT NBA playoffs, Western Conference, first round, Game 1, Minnesota at Houston NHL HOCKEY 3 p.m. NBC NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Eastern Conference, first round, Game 3, Pittsburgh at Philadelphia 7 p.m. USA NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Western Conference, first round, Game 3, Winnipeg at Minnesota 7:30 p.m. NBCSN NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Eastern Conference, first round, Game 2, Columbus at Washington 10:30 p.m. NBCSN NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Western Conference, first round, Game 3, Vegas at Los Angeles RUGBY 2 p.m. NBCSN English Premiership, Saracens vs. Bath (same-day tape) SOCCER 8:30 a.m. NBCSN Premier League, Newcastle United vs. Arsenal 11 a.m. NBCSN Premier League, Manchester United vs. West Bromwich Albion 9:30 a.m. FS1 Bundesliga, Schalke vs. Borussia Dortmund Noon FS2 Bundesliga, Werder Bremen vs. Leipzig 4 p.m. ESPN MLS, Seattle at Sporting Kansas City 6 p.m. FS1 MLS, N.Y. City FC at Atlanta United Monday, April 16 MLB BASEBALL 11 a.m. MLB Baltimore at Boston 7 p.m. ESPN St. Louis at Chicago Cubs 10 p.m. MLB Regional coverage, Houston at Seattle OR L.A. Dodgers at San Diego NBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. TNT NBA playoffs, Eastern Conference, first round, Game 2, Miami at Philadelphia 10:30 p.m. TNT NBA playoffs, Western Conference, first round, Game 2, San Antonio at Golden State NHL HOCKEY 7 p.m. NBCSN NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Eastern Conference, first round, Game 3, Boston at Toronto 7:30 p.m. CNBC NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Eastern Conference, first round, Game 3, Tampa Bay at New Jersey 10 p.m. NBCSN NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Western Conference, first round, Game 3, Nashville at Colorado 10:30 p.m. CNBC NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Western Conference, first round, Game 3, Anaheim at San Jose RUNNING 8:30 a.m. NBCSN Boston Marathon, at Boston SOCCER 2:20 p.m. FS2 Bundesliga, Mainz vs. Freiburg 3 p.m. NBCSN Premier League, West Ham vs. Stoke City ---MLB STANDINGSAmerican League East Division W L P ct GB Boston 12 2 .857 Toronto 9 5 .643 3 New Y ork 7 7 .500 5 Baltimore 5 10 .333 7 T ampa Bay 3 10 .231 8 C entral Division W L P ct GB Minnesota 7 4 .636 Cleveland 8 6 .571 Chicago 4 8 .333 3 Detroit 4 9 .308 4 K ansas City 3 9 .250 4 W est Division W L P ct GB L os Angeles 12 3 .800 Houston 10 4 .714 1 Seattle 7 4 .636 3 Oakland 5 9 .357 6 Texas 4 11 .267 8 Na tional League East Division W L P ct GB New Y ork 11 1 .917 Atlanta 8 5 .615 3 Philadelphia 7 5 .583 4 Washington 7 8 .467 5 Miami 4 9 .308 7 C entral Division W L P ct GB Pittsbur gh 9 4 .692 S t. Louis 8 7 .533 2 Milwaukee 7 7 .500 2 Chicago 6 7 .462 3 Cincinnati 2 12 .143 7 W est Division W L P ct GB Arizona 10 3 .769 Colorado 8 8 .500 3 S an Francisco 6 7 .462 4 L os Angeles 4 8 .333 5 S an Diego 5 10 .333 6 T een wins Floridas 7 Mile Bridge Run MARATHON, Fla. (AP) Two Florida runners have won the annual foot race across the Florida Keys Overseas Highways longest bridge. Marathon high school junior Aydan Child posted the fastest time of 40 minutes and one second at Saturdays Seven Mile Bridge Run. He is 17. The womens division was won by 39-year-old Laura DiBella of Fernandina Beach, Florida, with a time of 42:43. Second place went to 31-year-old Jennifer Absher, of Melbourne, Florida, at 43:56, while 30-year-old Simona Zacharova, of Delray Beach, Florida, placed third at 47:52. Secondand third-place winners in the mens division were 34-year-old Nicholas Brazier Alvarado with a time of 40:27, and 28-year-old Tuan Nguyen, 28, who completed the race in 40:36. Both are from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The event attracted 1,500 participants. ERIC JACKSON/Lake City ReporterColumbias Chace Curtis is joined on stage by Columbia coach Pete Whittington (right) and for mer LCMS coach Jason Langston during his signing in the school auditorium Friday afternoon. Curtis signed to wrestle at Limestone College. Curtis inks his letter of intent By ERIC JACKSONejackson@lakecityreporter.comColumbia senior wrestler Chace Curtis signed with Limestone College in front of friends and family Friday afternoon. Curtis, who is coming off a thirdplace state finish this past season, inked his letter of intent to wrestle with the Division II club. Curtis ends his high school career with quite the legacy after capturing the schools first state title in 41 years when he was just a sophomore. Curtis helped reestablish Columbias wrestling program, which is now regarded as one of the states best. Hes the best thats ever done it at Columbia High School, principal Trey Hosford said during the signing introduction. Hes done a huge part putting Columbia wrestling on the map. Despite battling some injuries, Curtis still finished his senior season with a 21-2 record and a bronze medal at state (126). Curtis leaves behind big shoes to fill at Columbia as gets set to begin a new chapter of wrestling in Gaffney, South Carolina. I was fortunate enough to come here a couple years ago and have an opportunity to have a great wrestler like Chace, Columbia coach Pete Whittington said. Not only is he a 2016 state champ, 2018 third in state, but hes s three-time district champ, three-time regional champ, and hes also an excellent student Hes exactly what you look for in an athlete.FILEChace Curtis (left) slams down an opponent during his freshman season at Columbia. Curtis won a state title in his second year with the program. His tactics came under more scrutiny when athletic director Scott Stricklin pinpointed Floridas strength and conditioning program as one deficiency during McElwains tenure. Its the backbone, Stricklin said. Any successful program has a really strong strength and conditioning program that builds accountability, and programs that arent as successful usually are lacking in that area. Mullen hired Savage to fill the void. Savage spent the last two years with Mullen at Mississippi State, so there was no transition period in Gainesville or even talks about philosophy and direction. Mullen trusted Savage to get the job done, and Savage went right to work installing a program that mandates heavier weights and an increased commitment to lifting. Savage caught players by surprise early. He took them on a 2.7-mile run around campus on Day One of his conditioning program he called it a team-building exercise and conducted circuit training along the way. They stopped in certain spots for situps, pushups and squats. We were like, Wait, what? defensive back Chauncey GardnerJohnson said. We thought we were just going to be running just to be running. Once we started, it was more like the more we went, we were straining. They were just getting started, too. Obviously its not pedal down all the way from Day One, Savage said. Youve got to kind of take your steps and build them up. Once that pedal got cranked down, it was a real eye-opener. Eventually, the results began to show. Guys could see progress on scales, in mirrors and especially in side-by-side photos. Talking to the guys on the team, its very different from what theyve done in the past, so theyre going to get that huge jump, Mullen said. I still expect to see big gains this summer because now theyre to the point where theyre in shape. ... The positive of that is its going to be easier to buy in more in the future because theyve seen those results in the short period of time. So if I just buy in over a long period, Im going to look like an SEC football player. Short-term results have drawn rave reviews, especially from those who experienced what happened before and whats happening now. Its stupid, said defensive tackle Taven Bryan, who is expected to be a first-round NFL draft pick this month. Savage is an unreal weight coach. ... Just the way he changes everyones bodies. We looked like the Pillsbury Doughboys. GATORSContinued From 1Bsystem along with how it adjusted to the pace of practice, but he is still searching for consistency. We can be a lot better. There are still too many mistakes that are drive killers like bad snaps or false starts, he said. There a lot of things we have to clean up but it is good to see guys making plays. The defense, which is being installed by former Michigan State defensive coordinator Harlan Barnett, was not able to force a turnover, but Taggart was impressed with how they did stopping the run and pressuring the quarterback. Taggart said he kept things vanilla for the spring game, but there was a double pass, two halfback passes and a fake punt. It is clear that Taggarts hiring after Jimbo Fisher left for Texas A&M has revitalized a program that has struggled the past couple seasons. Since winning 33 of 34 games between 2013 and including a national championship, the Seminoles are 21-12, including 10-10 in the ACC. Last season, Florida State needed to go on a four-game winning streak to go 7-6 and avoid its first losing season since 1976. It is like the chemistry he has built was fast, defensive tackle Demarcus Christmas said. He earned our respect quick and Im sure we earned his respect by pushing us. The energy he has brought to the program has enthused us. Here are some other things to know from Florida States spring and Saturdays game: QUARTERBACK RACE: James Blackman and Bailey Hockman had some flashes of nice plays throughout the spring, but both are firmly in the mix for the starting spot going into preseason drills. Hockman was plagued by a foot injury the last couple weeks of practices but led the Garnet squad to a 31-13 victory by throwing for 203 yards and a touchdown. Taggart said Blackman, who started 12 games last season, was hurt by a couple of drops by his receivers, but did a good job of moving in the pocket. Whether Deondre Francois remains a part of the competition is unknown. The junior, who did not take part in contact drills as he rehabs from a knee injury he suffered during last seasons opener against Alabama, was cited for marijuana possession last Thursday, which is his second off-field incident since Taggart took over. Taggart said Francois remains on the team and the matter is being handled internally. MORE DEPTH AT RUNNING BACK: Khalon Laborn was recruited last year as a five-start prospect but was redshirted. The 5-foot-11, 205-pound back concluded a nice spring with a 91-yard touchdown during the second quarter after the right side of the line opened a huge hole. NOLES Continued From 1B B2
S UNDAY, APRIL 15, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER 3B The quest for the perfect flats skiffBy MONTY STEPHENSSpecial to the ReporterThe term Flats Skiff seems like a broad, generic term that might apply to any boat fishing inshore waters. It is true that many styles of boats can serve as a flats skiff. But in south Florida where the boat we know as a flats skiff originated, there is one style. Flats skiff are usually under 20 ft. long. Their style emerged in the late 1960s and 70s as fishermen and fisherwomen sought better ways to ply the shallow waters for bonefish, permit, and tarpon. They are usually extra wide for stability so fishermen can cast from their large decks. Since push poles are used to maneuver in the shallow waters, they often times have a rear platform to stand on. Flats skiffs are now more popular than ever and can be found in use throughout the coastal areas of the southern US and the Bahamas. Through the decades since their inception, boat builders have continuously refined the flats skiff style in a manner suggestive of form follows function. So they have changed. But for at least one fisherman, the boats currently being produced do not have the classic lines and style that he desires. That left him with only one choice, build his own. Or perhaps he just wanted to build his own boat and tackle a monumental challenge. Were talking about Reeve Abraben, DMD. Dr. Abraben has practiced Dentistry in Lake City for over 28 years and is the owner of Lake City Family Dental Center. He grew up in south Florida (Miami area) and came to Lake City shortly after graduating from the University of Florida. As a kid, he didnt have a boat but fished the canals with his brother for Jack Crevalle and Snook. Then his family moved to Pompano Beach. His next door neighbor was Art Robinson, a retired Charter Boat Captain. Art took Reeve fishing on his boat many times. When they werent fishing, they worked on the boat for repair and maintenance. Reeve didnt know it, but he was hooked. When he had his family, Dr. Abraben ensured that fishing would be a part of their lives. To this end, he has owned many different boats through the years. His sons are now grown and have families of their own. For the past 10 years, Dr. Abraben has fished with friends and family but has not had a boat. He now wants to get back into boat ownership. As Dr. Abraben noted there are a lot of nice boats out there, but none that really grab me. Hence, why he wants to build his own. The quest for the perfect flats skiff led Dr. Abraben to Enviboats. Enviboats is located in North Carolina and provides all materials needed to build the boat. Enviboats has models from 14ft. through 50 feet. They use a computer to make a jig for hull lay-up. This is not buying a pre-made hull and then adding decks and so forth. The builder will make everything on these boats, including lay-up of the hull, decks, and center console. It will be built with Divinycell and epoxy resin. Dr. Abraben chose the Enviboat 17ft. Redfish Flats Skiff. He has been working on his boat for just about one year and it is 80% complete. His sons have helped him as well as friends. Dr. Abraben shared that one of the painstakingly slow phases, has been smoothing out the hull, so it will look professional. Since this boat was laid up from the inside out, this left the outside skin of the boat fairly rough. The fiberglass cloth leaves hundreds of small creases and dimples that must be filled and smoothed. This is time consuming and tedious work. Production boats are built from the outside-in using a mold. The outside surface (gelcoat) is the first thing applied to the mold followed by layers of fiberglass cloth. This makes the exterior silky smooth but leaves a rough interior. Using a mold does not make a boat better or stronger than using a jig to make the hull. But using a mold, the manufacturer can make many hulls from the same mold. Conversely, using a jig to lay-up a hull is a one-shot endeavor. So this method is suited for custom work but not for mass produced manufacturing. Florida Sportsmans Dream Boat has already been in contact with Dr. Abraben. When his boat is completed, it is slated to be included in their magazine or on one of their TV shows. It is projected the boat will be totally ready this coming fall. Im sure when the boat is ready and on its maiden voyage, Dr. Abrabens thoughts will drift back to his first fishing trip with Captain Robinson. But then again, maybe he will think of the first time he went fishing with his sons or brother. This is what fishing is all about. COURTESY PHOTOSLEFT: Hull is outfitted with Divinycell and fiberglass. RIGHT: Boat with decks and storage boxes complete. It now only needs center console, rub rail, wiring and a few other components. JORDAN KROEGER/Lake City ReporterLEFT: Hull is shown with jig cut, supplied by Enviboats. RIGHT: Hull is pictured fully complete. It now awaits fabrication of decks, live wells, storage boxes and center console.Hunter safety internet-completion courses offered in MayFrom staff reportsThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety internet-completion courses in four counties in May (list follows). Students who have taken the online course and wish to complete the classroom portion must bring the online-completion report with them. All firearms, ammunition and materials are provided free of charge. Students should bring a pen or pencil and paper. An adult must accompany children younger than 16 at all times. Anyone born on or after June 1, 1975, must pass an approved hunter safety course and have a hunting license to hunt alone (unsupervised). The FWC course satisfies hunter-safety training requirements for all other states and Canadian provinces. The dates and times are: Baker May 5 (8 a.m. until noon) Macclenny and (1 p.m. until complete) Lake City Columbia May 12 Womens Class (8 a.m. until complete) Lake City Duval May 24 (6 to 9 p.m.) and May 26 (8:30 a.m. until noon) Jacksonville Nassau May 5 (8 a.m. until noon) Callahan and (1 to 3 p.m.) Bryceville The specific locations for these classes will be given to those who register in advance. Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC. com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWCs regional office in Lake City at 386-758-0525. From staff reportsA female panther and her two kittens are back in the wild today, after spending months in captivity. On April 10, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) panther team released the panther family on the Picayune Strand State Forest in Collier County. This is the first time the FWC has rescued, rehabilitated and released a family group of panthers. FWC biologists rescued the adult female panther, known as FP224, in December 2017 after she was struck by a vehicle on Collier Boulevard in Naples. They took her to the Animal Specialty Hospital of Florida in Naples where veterinarians determined she had a broken hind leg. Following a successful surgery to repair the fracture, the FWC panther veterinarian took the panther to White Oak Conservation Foundation for rehabilitation. In June, FP224 produced a litter of one female and two male kittens, and biologists suspected these kittens were near where their mother was injured. They set up cameras to locate the young panthers, and two of the kittens were photographed and captured immediately thereafter. Unfortunately, biologists were not able to capture the third kitten.FWC returns panther family back to the wildCOURTESY B3
4B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, ARPIL 15, 2018 Sports Department 755-5440By STEVE REEDAssociated PressBRISTOL Ryan Preece was willing to risk just about anything in hopes of bolstering his racing career. That meant going into major debt last year for a chance to run a few races on the Xfinity Series. But Preeces investment in himself paid off big time Saturday as the full-time NASCAR Modified Tour driver captured the Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway and took home the Dash 4 Cash $100,000 bonus prize. Would I advise somebody to do what I did? Probably not, Preece said of incurring debt. But I wanted a chance. And it worked out. I guess if you want it bad enough it will all work out. Preece, driving the Joe Gibbs Racing No. 18 Toyota, added its gratifying that when I leave here and I will be debt free. He became the seventh different winner this year in the Xfinity Series in as many races, beating Justin Allgaier and Daniel Hemric to the finish line. Elliott Sadler finished fourth and Spencer Gallagher was fifth. Cup Series regulars were not eligible to compete because of restrictions placed on the Dash 4 Cash races. The 27-year-old Preece was racing in only his third Xfinity Series event of the year. It didnt bother the other Xfinity Series regulars that a non-regular like Preece won the money. In fact, they applauded his win. If you qualify for the show, you meet the criteria and you beat out 39 other dudes whose job it is to do this full time at a place like Bristol, well, congratulations you deserve it, Gallagher said. And thats it. Added Hemric: He drove his tail off and put himself in position and stepped up when he had to. Preece was strong all day, but it all came down to the final 10 laps. Brandon Jones bemoaned the final caution that came out late. He gambled by taking on only two tires. Preece, who took four tires, was able to take him on the restart and he pulled away for an easy victory. Preece was competing with three other qualifying drivers pole sitter Cole Custer, Christopher Bell and Hemric for the $100,000 prize. I take every race as a chance to build a future for myself, Preece said. Where I will be after this season I dont have a clue. But I wont be the one that prevents me from getting somewhere. I will do everything I can to make sure that I am not the weak link.COURTESYFormer Fort White star guard Melton Sanders starred for Warner University this past season. Sanders led the Royals with 22 points a game and took home awards along the way. Sanders ready for next level Fort White girls win 15-0 Fort White Middle Schools softball team defeated Branford Friday afternoon. The Indians won 15-0 in three innings. Fort Whites BOTTOM: Fort Whites Maddy Keen (left) runs toward home plate during the game. Sydney Southwell (right) takes a swing against Branford. TOP: Keen (left) and N Coreyia Atkins look to make a play on Friday. Fort White boys win 10-0 Fort White Middle Schools base ball team defeated Branford 10-0 Friday afternoon. Hayden Adams (right) is pictured waiting for a pitch. Fort White boys get set to play in this weeks SMACK tournament. The tourney will be held at South Columbia Sports Park. Fort White hopes to reach Thursdays title game. Photos by CHRISTINA FEAGIN/Special to the ReporterPreece earns big Xfinity race pay day at BristolCOURTESY -continued from 1B Running off screens, corner trifectas Sanders devoured defenses this past year playing for Warner University in Lake Wales. The Fort White native dominated his senior year, averaging 22 points a game in the most complete season of his life. Quite the final chapter for the 22-year-old standout, who bounced around from three different schools to reach this point. Sanders spent two seasons at Indian River State before transferring to Missouri Southern State in 2016. He finally found the right fit at Warner University, returning to his home state of Florida this season to put the exclamation point on his college career. Three different stops isnt ideal, but if you ask him, he wouldnt change a thing thankful for every lesson learned. I think the most Ive learned is to stay patient and keep working, Sanders said. At the end of the day, as long as you put in your work, it will all pay off in the end I dealt with two foot injuries in my first two years of junior college, and last year not playing much, to this year showing everybody what I really can do. I think that just came from hard work and dedication, staying patient and waiting on my turn. Sanders turn has seemingly arrived. Hes recently been in contact with a few different agents, and hopes to have the right person hired soon. As spring graduation approaches, Sanders has already started preparing for life after college. Hes pegged for a pro tryout in Orlando on April 28, where he aims to woo professional coaches with his scoring prowess. Im looking forward to it, he said of the pro day. Theres going to be some pretty tough competition so I just want to get out there and show the coaches what I can do. Sanders strives to do well enough in Orlando to potentially secure a contract with a team overseas. He looks to be the next basketball standout from Columbia County to play pro ball. Warner University head coach Sean Hanrahan says theres no limit for his star transfer, who carried the Royals to the NCCAA National Championships. Hanrahan believes Sanders will find success, regardless if its on the court or not. Melton is an unique person because he has so many positive strengths. He could be a millionaire businessman, he could be a preacher, he could be a teacher, he could go overseas and play professional basketball. Hes got a lot of things he can do. I think right now hes trying to figure out where his passion is leading him. Sanders started showing flashes of his potential as early as middle school when he and his family moved to Fort White. He later starred at the nearby high school, where he anchored the Indians and took home all-state honors his senior season. He was an ideal player, the kind you want on your team, Fort White coach Isiah Phillips said of his former point guard. He came to practice everyday to work, wasnt playing around. He took it serious he was a leader and a floor general He ran the show. Sanders ran the show again at Indian River State, averaging 16 points a game at the JUCO despite battling a broken foot injury. And the obstacles didnt stop there. After transferring to Missouri Southern, he found saw his playing time dwindle to just a few minutes per game far from the scoring threat he imagined he would be. Averaging just over one point a game, he decided to take his talents back south. Sanders selected Warner University, where he reconnected with cousin and teammate Jordan Coppock. Coppock, a former Columbia standout, helped recruit Sanders to Lake Wales a small lake town thats welcomed him with open arms. Its easy to go from Missouri to Florida, Hanrahan said. He wanted to get closer to home. He was averaging less than one point a game in a system that he wasnt very good in. Theres two coaches on my staff that had a prior relationship with him, coach Sanchez and coach Matt [Warren], all of these things combined along with me telling him he would be a good fit. He loved the idea and once we plugged him into the system, and figured out what he could and couldnt do, he went from one point a game to 22. This season Sanders proved to be one of the best players in Division II, earning honorable mention honors on the NAIA AllAmerican Team. After winning the hearts of Royal fans, its time for No. 22 to see how his game stacks up overseas. Sanders embarks on the new journey, with plenty of support from his hometown. He can make it anywhere he goes, just needs an oppourtunity, Phillips said. Hes the type of player whatever they need him to do, hes going to work hard at it.Melton is an unique person because he has so many positive strengths. He could be a millionaire businessman, he could be a preacher, he could be a teacher, he could go overseas and play professional basketball. Warner coach Sean Hanrahan B4
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If no response is received within 30 days of this publication, it may result in determination of ineligibility by the supervisor and removal of the registered voters name g from the statewide voter registration system. Published one time in the Lake City Reporter Elizabeth Liz P. Horne Columbia County Supervisor of Elections 971 W. Duval Street, Suite 102 Lake City, FL 32055 (386) 758-1026 420465 April 15, 2018 3 BD/2BA on 1 acre in Fort White, Hwy 27, $750 mo.+lst+last. 813-230-4904 1/2 to 5 acre lots; owner financing. some with w/s/pp Deas Bullard/BKL Properties 386-752-4339 www.landnfl.com 3/2, $725/mo $725/sec dep. Located in small, neat mobile home park. 12/mo lease, No pets. Call/text 904-704-0410 Starting at $ 615/mo, tile floors, fresh paint. Great Area. Call ( 386 ) 752-9626 10 Commercial acres at I10 & Hwy 41. Owner will finance. $125,000 Call 386-867-1190 2BD/2BA Condo $950/mo In town. 1st, Last, $500 security. 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Call Misty TODAY 386-935-2773 ex 221 RCCAMN Summer Camp Counselor Job Announcement The Richardson Community Center/ Annie Mattox Park North, Inc (RCCAMN) is currently accepting resumes for summer camp counselors. The camp will service students 7-12 years old. The summer program dates are June 11-August 3. All applicants MUST have experience working with children. Please email resumes to Nicole_smith@ columbiacountyfla.com or contact by phone at (386) 7547096. Please note that background checks are mandatory for this position. For a detailed job description please visit http://ccrd-lc.weebly.com/ Deadline for resume submission is April 20, 2018 at 5:00 pm. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2018-CP-0009 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF TERESA L. ANTHONY-HARRIS Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Teresa L. 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ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN FLORIDA STATUTES SECTION 733.702 WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is April 15, 2018. Personal Representative: Sharon Anthony 322 SE Lindale Glen Lake City, Florida 32025 Attorney for Personal Representative: Stephen M. Witt Attorney Florida Bar Number: 231916 PO Box 2064 LAKE CITY, FL 32056-2064 Telephone: (386) 755-2863 Fax: (386) 752-1732 E-Mail: email@example.com Secondary E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 420265 April 15, 22, 2018 Estate Auctions: Fri, April 20th @ 6pm, High Springs, FL Hwy 27N auctionzip.com #20822 Mah, Oak, Vict. Furn, early radios/equipment, sterling candelabras, glass, coins, tools, truck tool box, tall stacking tool box w/tools, art, Fenton, Primitives, Hess trucks, Records, jewelry. 10% B.P. C. 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6B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, ARPIL 15, 2018 Sports Department 754-0421 Come grow with us! Come grow with us! PEOPLES STATE BANK is a local bank that cares deeply about our community and those who call North Central Florida Home. In our nearly 20 year history, weve built a reputation driven by honesty and trust. We conduct business with the highest integrity by providing safe and secure banking services with unwavering dedication to our role as a responsible corporate citizen. best.WHY BANK WITH PEOPLES STATE BANK?350 SW Main Blvd. Lake City and 3882 W US Hwy 90 Lake City386.754.0002 We look forward to meeting you and serving you. Come grow with us! Come grow with us! PEOPLES STATE BANK is a local bank that cares deeply about our community and those who call North Central Florida Home. In our nearly 20 year history, weve built a reputation driven by honesty and trust. 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You can enjoy the interest earnings now and, if interest rates rise at any time during the 24-month term, you may bring your RateRiser CD in any one time to raise the APY to the then-current rate! Talk with us today about this limited-time offer! 24-Month RateRiserCertificate of Deposit2.15% APY* Jones then stole second base, and after advancing to third when Ryan Leneave reached on an error, he bolted towards home plate just before Wharton laid down the game-winning sacrifice bunt. Love and company never had a chance. I was just trying to get in ground ball situations and they had a fast guy (Jones), Love said. The ball just got by us. We just didnt make our plays but it happens. Despite a stellar outing by Morrill, the Tigers still had their chances at the plate. Their best opportunity came in the fifth inning, when Dylan Blair led off with a single and advanced to second on an error. Jamie Minchin then tried to sacrifice him over to third with a bunt but the ball rolled far enough away from the third base line that Morrill was able to field it cleanly and throw Blair out at third. Morrill then struck out the next two batters to end the frame. A ball a little bit closer to the line where the third baseman has to come and the pitcher has to chase close to the line, yeah then were good to go because third base is going to be vacated, Thomas said. But when a ball is hit to a guy thats that athletic on the mound, its a situation we probably dont want to go in. But thats a learning experience. Columbias only other chances came via Steinruck. The senior hit a one-out double in the second inning and advanced to second base on a passed ball, only to get stranded. He also had a one-out single in the seventh, only to watch Morrill end the game with back-to-back strikeouts. I thought we had a great approach at the plate, Thomas said. We hit some balls hard, we put baseballs in play and they just made the plays so my hats off to them. They made all the defensive plays they needed to make but we put balls in play. I thought as a whole, we were on every baseball we attempted to go after and thats all I can ask of the kids. TIGERS Continued From 1BBRENT KUYKENDALL/Lake City ReporterColumbias Mikah Gustavson tries to make a play at second base against Suwannee Friday night. The Tigers fell 1-0 to the Bulldogs. BRENT KUYKENDALL/Lake City ReporterColumbias Daveion Love (above) delivers a pitch against Suwannee. Columbias Tate Worrell looks to record an out in Live Oak Friday night. COLUMBIA SOFTBALL: Columbias softball team continued its win streak by knocking off Trenton, 3-1, on Monday and Baker County, 5-3, Thursday night. The Lady Tigers have now won nine straight games, their longest streak since 2014. COLUMBIA BASEBALL: Columbias baseball team fell to Suwannee 1-0 Friday night. COLUMBIA TENNIS: Columbia boys (1-6) and girls (0-7) tennis teams fell to Ridgeview on Thursday. FORT WHITE SOFTBALL: Fort Whites softball team defeated district opponent P.K. Yonge, 10-0, on Wednesday and Hamilton County, 7-1, on Thursday night. FORT WHITE BASEBALL: Fort Whites baseball team played back to back district games this past week. Fort White fell to Newberry, 9-7, on Wednesday before edging Keystone Heights, 5-3, Thursday night. Monday: Columbia boys and girls tennis at districts, 8:30 a.m Fort White softball at Hamilton County 7 p.m. Fort White baseball hosts Dixie County 7 p.m. Tuesday: Columbia boys and girls tennis at districts in Jax Columbia softball hosts Aucilla Christian, 6 p.m. Columbia baseball hosts Baker County, 7 p.m. Fort White softball at West Port 7 p.m. Fort White baseball at Santa Fe 6:30 p.m. Thursday: Fort White softball hosts Chiefland 7 p.m. Fort White baseball hosts Bradford 7 p.m. Columbia baseball at Ridgeview 4:30 p.m. Columbia softball at Atlantic Coast 6:30 p.m. Friday: Columbia baseball hosts Newberry 7 (Kirkman Night) PREP SKEDBy JORDAN KROEGERjkroeger@lakecityreporter.comFort Whites track & field teams had a successful day at the District 5-2A meet on Thursday at Eastside High School. Led by Matt DiMauros first-place finish in the shot put (12.91 meters), the Indians will send 12 athletes combined from the boys and girls team to the Region 2-2A meet on Apr. 25 at First Academy in Orlando. In addition to DiMauro, the boys will also send Garett Goad, Izaya Latham and Manny Comesanna to regionals. Goad placed third in the shot put (11.81 M), Latham took fourth in the long jump (5.95 M) and Comesanna finished fourth in the 400 (53.20). The girls team was highlighted by Cheyenne Hodges, who is headed to regionals in three events. She placed third in the 800 (2:37.82) and 1600 (6:17.93) as well as sixth in the 200 (28.14). The Lady Indians 4x800 relay team had the teams best finish. The quartet of Emma Clary, Kalyn Waugh, Gelissa Serrano and Kaysen Willcox took silver (12:24.47). Liliana Williams is also part of that relay team as an alternate. Willcox also placed third in the 3200 (15:32.93), as did Katrina Patillo in the 300 (51.08). Sophia Miller will also head to regionals after finishing fourth in the 3200 (17:06.01). Fort White all together is sending 10 to regionals. PREPS ROUNDUP FWHS track and field sends 10 to regionals By ERIC JACKSONejackson@lakecityreporter.comColumbias Konstance Washington, Asherah Collins and Yassin Raffey punched their tickets to regionals after a strong showing during the District 3-3A meet in Jacksonville on Saturday. Collins took first place in the triple jump event (1:01.20). She also placed third and fifth in the girls 100meter and 200-meter dash. Raffay took second place in the boys 3200-meter run finals. Columbias 4x100 relay team also captured second Saturday. Washington qualified after placing third in the girls shot put finals (9.37m). Those three werent the only Tigers who performed well. Tracy White (100meter dash) and Talisha Pope (400-meter dash) finished in fifth.Collins, Raffay shine in District 3 performance 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 photos via email to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org to see you kids in our sports section. For more information, call 754-0421. B6
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2C LAKE CITY REPORTER BUSINESS WEEK OF SUNDAY, APRIL 1521, 2018 Terrible Tomatoes?NOT IF YOU GROW THEM!Weve all been disappointed by half green tomatoes from the store. Remember the great tomatoes fresh picked from the garden? Just slice and eat a real home grown treat! You can have that great taste again! If you have a garden, a spot in the ower bed or even a large pot we have the veggie plants to get you started. 386-362-2333Mon.-Fri. 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Closed SundayWe deliver to Lake City every week! For over 30 Yearswww.NoblesGreenhouse.com Tomato, eggplant, peppers, squash and more. All the plants are here to get you going!$299Veggies 4 Plant pk justBase emergency fund on expenses, not incomeDear Dave, I bring home $4,100 a month in military disability pay and Social Security combined. My wife brings home an additional $2,000 each month. Should we base our emergency fund level on her income only, since mine is guaranteed? Lewis Dear Lewis, Your emergency fund shouldnt be based on income. I recommend folks have three to six months of household expenses set aside in an emergency fund. What would it take to operate your household for that length of time if one or both of your incomes disappeared? I dont anticipate your income stopping, Lewis. But income loss isnt the only thing youre guarding against with an emergency fund. Youre also guarding against things like an illness in the family, if the transmission in the car goes out, or your homes heating and cooling unit needs to be replaced. There are many more crises that can come upon a family other than a loss of income. I dont mind if you two lean toward the threemonth side of expenses, since your income is pretty stable. But always remember, an emergency fund should contain three to six months of expenses, not income. Thank you for your service, sir. Dave Dear Dave, Ive started your personal finance course in high school, so Im asking this for the entire class. What happens to your debt if you pass away with no relatives or heirs to take responsibility for what you owed? Elizabeth Dear Elizabeth, In many cases it simply does not get paid. Relatives or heirs of the deceased are not responsible for a friend or family members debt, except in cases where they have been a co-signer on that debt. Lets say someones parents died, and at the time of their death they had $100,000 in debt in their names only. The only way that debt will be paid is if they owned enough stuff if they had enough in the way of assets to pay the debt. If they owned a $200,000 home, the house would have to be sold in order to pay the debts. Their estate would be the only thing standing good for the debt. If they owned nothing, and had no co-signers on any of the debt, the creditor would not get paid. The bank lost that money. Elizabeth, I hope that helped. Please tell your teacher I said thank you for leading the class! 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. Dave RamseyCEO of Ramsey SolutionsDAVE SAYS Lawson adds campaign adviserFrom staff reportsU.S. Rep. Al Lawson announced that political consultant and Democratic strategist Phillip Singleton will serve as senior adviser for the Al Lawson for Congress Campaign. In this role, Singleton will oversee fundraising and outreach efforts for Lawson throughout his bid for re-election for United States Congress. As one of the states top political strategists, Phillip brings experience that will continue to move our campaign forward, Lawson said. His vast knowledge of fundraising and issues facing the district will only strengthen our war chest, extend our outreach efforts and ensure we continue to stand tall for North Florida. Lawson represents northern Columbia County in Congress. Singleton has spearheaded several successful campaigns in Leon, Gadsden and Duval counties. He was also instrumental in securing funding from the Florida Legislature for the Eureka Gardens community in Jacksonville. Singleton is the founder of Singleton Consulting, a full-service governmental relations and multicultural outreach firm. I am ready to hit-theground running and re-energize our donor and voter base, Singleton said. Is the world ready for a ketchup-mayonaise mix?By ESE OLUMHENSEChicago TribuneMayochup is already available internationally, but U.S. consumers have yet to find the condiment a premixed mayonnaise-ketchup product made by Kraft Heinz in stores. The company, based in Chicago and Pittsburgh, proposed changing that Wednesday on Twitter, surveying saucy Americans about whether or not they wanted to see the product in U.S. stores. If mayochup gets 500,000 yes votes before Sunday, the company says, it will debut the product. By early Thursday afternoon there were more than 500,000 votes, with 55 percent in favor of the hybrid. Several of the nearly 8,000 comments responding to the survey were celebratory. Predictably, however, some of the voting populace engaged in terse Twitter debate about the proposed product, finding the idea more wretched than wonderful. What the hell is wrong with you people? Thats disgusting!! replied Twitter user @Jack9The3Knife. The marriage of ketchup and mayo is not new, said some, outraged at what they believe is a rebranding of fry sauce, a condiment thought to have originated in Utah. While some were curious about the new product, many fry sauce adherents lamented the seeming abandonment of the fry sauce name. Would the formula be similar, the beloved mayonnaise-ketchup ratio they appreciate replicated? This tears my heart in two, tweeted user @waderpotater. While I often dream of a world in which I can dip fried potatoes in fry sauce from coast to coast, I could not purchase or use a product that wont meet the necessary quality standards of fry sauce. Kraft Heinz, in a statement Thursday, acknowledged that the name mayochup is somewhat polarizing. It has committed to putting the final name up for vote if the product launches. Dawn Scheidner, assistant professor of marketing at Lewis University in Romeoville, tweeted that she appreciates Kraft Heinzs using the power of consumer voice as a marketing tool, even though she, a self-described antimayo person, hates the idea. Twitter campaigns like this drive consumer loyalty because they involve audiences in the process, Schneider said in an interview. Whether prospective buyers like the idea or not, talking about it and sharing the survey helps Kraft Heinz advance the campaigns reach, she said. And more consumers trust their friends and those they follow on social media than they do brands, Schneider said, making them even more likely to engage with promotions like this one. Its a really smart concept, she said, adding that Kraft Heinz has created a buzz about a product that literally doesnt exist yet. Another unanswered question: If mayochup does hit store shelves in Chicago, will it be an acceptable condiment on hot dogs? Flip phone is latest protest statementBy SCOTT ENMANTribune InteractiveNEW YORK Exactly one year ago, Roman Cochet swapped his $500 iPhone 7 for a $30 LG flip phone. Overwhelmed by constant alerts, Cochet felt his time was disrupted, his creativity drained. His flip doesnt do email, Instagram, Facebook, Uber or news alerts. The 30-yearold Parisian painter, who lives in Brooklyn, said he regrets nothing. With a smartphone, you spend so much time texting, talking, in constant communication, that you dont have time to do anything else, Cochet said. Im way more focused now on what Im doing. Im less distracted. In an age where everyone seems glued to their smartphone, the flip phone is turning into a statement of protest and individuality. These relics of the 1990s, still in wide use as disposable burners by crooks and FBI informants, are prized by a wider population for their simplicity, durability and affordability, not to mention their low-tech appeal to the burgeoning #DeleteFacebook crowd. Wait Until 8th, an organization that urges parents to delay their childrens smartphone use until eighth grade, has an ad that reads, Need to get in touch with your child? Buy a flip phone. The group has collected roughly 10,000 signatures from all 50 states in March. About 24 million Americans own a non-smartphone, according to Forrester Research. Its still enough of a novelty that celebrity flip phone users are immediately outed on Twitter and Instagram when spotted in the wild. Flip phone users include Oscar winners Daniel Day-Lewis and Frances McDormand, pop star Rihanna, NFL quarterback Andrew Luck, billionaire investor Warren Buffett and Vogue editor Anna Wintour. Steve Van Dinter, Verizons public relations manager for the Great Lakes market, said theres definitely a subset of customers who buy flip phones, primarily those who work outdoors and need a device that can withstand drops, corrosive materials, water and other extreme conditions. Verizon wouldnt continue to stock them, he said, if there wasnt consistent demand. The latest models have access to 4G LTE, HD voice and the ability to create a mobile hotspot for up to 10 devices. Cochet said some of his artist friends dismiss his choice of phone as a hipster affectation, an artists asceticism. But his studio, scattered with paint cans and empty beer bottles, is now void of a smart phones distractions. The phone itself is a throwaway object smeared with paint, the keypad indiscernible. Cochet said hes also become more connected to other people (he remembers the bodega cashiers name) and more present in the moment. Im way more conscious of my surroundings than if I was on my screen, he said.
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The company is working to improve its ability to meet strong demand during the morning rush, is expanding the availability of cold beverages and is introducing its mobile order and pay app to all customers, not just those who are members of its Rewards program. Starbucks still has a massive opportunity internationally, particularly in China. The store count there has more than doubled over the last three years, to 3,124 locations, and the company plans to grow that count to 5,000 by 2021. Its China market produced year-over-year comps growth of 7 percent last year, and an increase of 6 percent last quarter. Starbucks stock is appealingly priced for long-term investors at recent levels, and its dividend, which recently yielded 2.1 percent, was hiked by 20 percent in November. 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COURTESYFrom left: North Central Florida Regional Planning Council officials Larry Sessions, Executive Committee member; Lorene Thomas, Chair; Robert Wilford, Secretary/Treasurer; and Scott Koons, Executive Director.Florida County Government MonthFrom staff reportsThe month of April 2018 was proclaimed as Florida County Government Month by the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council at their meeting on March 23 in Lake City. The National Association of Counties has designated April as County Government Month and encouraged counties to actively promote their programs and services to the public they serve. County Government Month is celebrated each April by counties across the country to raise public awareness and understanding about the roles and responsibilities of county government. The Council, whose members are local elected officials and gubernatorial appointees, administers a variety of state and federal programs for north central Florida including Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor and Union counties. Programs include development of the Strategic Regional Policy Plan, technical assistance to local governments in development of comprehensive plans, land development regulations and grant management, and administration of hazardous materials, homeland security and economic development programs. In addition, the Council staffs the Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization for the Gainesville Urbanized Area, the North Central Florida Local Emergency Planning Committee, the North Central Florida Regional Hazardous Materials Response Team and The Original Florida Tourism Task Force. The Councils offices are located in Gainesville. More information about the Council can be found at ncfrpc.org. Williams, Davis, Fry win SC fair talent contestFrom staff reportsThe 103rd Suwannee County Fair held its annual talent contest March 24, the last night of the fair, with a huge crowd cheering on contestants. Contestants ranged in age from 9 to senior citizens with all receiving much applause. Three volunteer judges had a lot to consider with such great talent on stage. The final decision was Hallie Davis (Jasper/ Jacksonville) first place, winning the $500; Jack Fry (Live Oak) second place ($100) and Kam Williams (Mayo) third place ($50). Hallie Davis, 20, an accomplished singer/ performer attending college in Jacksonville, is working toward a career in music. Hallie had competed in many contests locally at The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park including being in the finals on Friday for the opportunity to perform at the 2018 Suwannee River Jam. She sings in many restaurants and contests in Jacksonville and took second place in the 2018 and 2017 Southside Idol talent contest in Lake City. Jack Fry, 14, sang Great Balls of Fire and accompanied himself on the keyboard with a rousing response from the audience. Jack is an accomplished piano player, singer and has acted in multiple live shows at North Florida Community College, including the role of Oliver in the The Musical Adventures of Oliver Twist as a young child. Hes played piano in special presentations at First Baptist Church of Live Oak since he was 7, recited the books of the bible in a dynamic presentation and is a YouTube star. Kam Williams has sung and played guitar for many years. He has been a contestant in many, many talent shows including the Suwannee River Jam auditions at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. Kam is a fantastic guitarist and also writes songs. He is a huge supporter of Autism support programs, is a volunteer fireman for the Lafayette County Fire Rescue and is self-employed as a handy man. He lists music as his main career. With so many talented contestants participating, choosing winners was difficult. Contestants were Tom Schoenbacker (Live Oak), Kam Williams (Mayo), Brandi Creasy (Hahira, Ga.), Kassidy Kolwyck (Branford), Jack Fry (Live Oak), Chrystal Furst (Live Oak), Charlotte Cook (OBrien), Andy Cockran (Micanopy), Jennifer Campbell (Live Oak), Elizabeth Gold-Kenny (Lake City), Madison McMillian (Live Oak,), Karis Twiggs (Live Oak), JA Weisner (Branford), Harley Grace Gold-Kenny (Lake City), Ken Campbell (Live Oak), Hallie Davis (Jasper/Jacksonville) and Saige Tanner (Pierson, Ga.).
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READERS CHOICE 2 0 1 7 2 0 1 7 B E B E B E S E S E S T S T S T S T S T o T o T o f o f o f f t h t h t h t h t h h t h t h e B E S E S E S S T S T S B E S T o f t h e B E S T become the Vann Carpet One Outlet. Its going to be a designer showroom, Paul Vann said. Thats what were trying to work towards and well use this [existing building] more as a stocking outlet. Tom Eagle, a commercial broker with the Daniel Crapps Agency, recently sold the building to the Vann brothers. Wolfson Childrens Speciality has leased upstairs space in the building for about five years, Eagle said, and has about two more years on its lease. The sale was closed March 29 and recorded April 5. We owned the building about eight or 10 years, Eagle said. We couldnt lease it out, hardly at all, so we had the whole downstairs redone. Eagle said the building was offered to brothers Marc Vann and Paul Vann for $950,000. According to Columbia County Property Appraiser records, the Daniel Crapps agency paid $950,000 in 2006 for the property based on a warranty deed, which included the bank and four other parcels. In 2008, the sale of the parcels were recorded again, this time including three parcels, one being the bank building for $1.6 million. The building, which was built as the State Exchange Bank in 1966, is approximately 22,000 square feet, has three stories on approximately a 1.5-acre tract of property with 77 paved parking spaces. Eagle said the building was first offered to Columbia County and they didnt do anything with the offer. Its a great building. Its not really an office building, it was just a big commercial building for all kind of uses, Eagle said. We used it for offices and the bank. Im happy for the Vanns. Theyre going to get a bigger presence and have a display room like nothing in Lake City. With the new building, coupled with the current site, Vann Carpet One looks to have one of the larger showrooms in the area. We would think we would have one of, it not, the largest selections in North Central Florida when we get through with the new store, Marc Vann said. Marc Vann said purchasing the old bank building gives them a continued presence in the downtown area where the business has been located since it started July 5, 1947. The opportunity arose to purchase that building and be able to retain our business downtown and be a part of the revitalization that is taking place. We just felt like its a great opportunity to keep our roots where they started which is in downtown Lake City. We are thrilled with the idea that a building came available that we feel like could help our business, while helping the community, and absolutely help the changes that are taking place downtown. Adding a new building to the Vann Carpet One business, near its current store location, may also help the company logistically. We just felt like this was an opportunity to improve our business by moving over there, Marc Vann said. Its still in such close proximity to our existing business that were still going to be able to offer all opportunities to offer everything that our existing building offers today. Marc Vann said the receiving warehouse, installation crews and everything the business has offered for years downtown, wont have to be changed while they expand their ability to show people more types of items in the new building. That building has really given us the opportunity to really increase the product lines, accessories and other items that were hoping well be able to expand into to offer our customers, he said. BUILDINGContinued From 1A Photos by TONY BRITT/Lake City ReporterMarc Vann (from left), Marc Vann Jr. and Paul Vann (far right) look on as Matt Vann holds a jackhammer to a teller window at the former Bank of America site on Northwest Madison Street. Construction crews have been converting the former bank site into the new Vann Carpet One store. BELOW: Paul Vann (from left) stands with his wife, Jennie, while Sheree Vann stands with her husband, Marc Vann, Friday as the wives got their first look at what will become the new Vann Carpet One store.
LIFE Lake City Reporterwww.lakecityreporter.comSunday, April 15, 2018Section D Story ideas? Contact Editor Robert Bridges754email@example.com A look at the lives of working girls in Alaska way back whenDuring our Alaskan cruise a few years ago, while in Skagway, we were booked on an awesome excursion; a helicopter ride to a camp for dog sledding on a glacier. However, when we arrived on the pier they announced that the excursion had been canceled due to the weather. Apparently, the cloud cover was so bad on the glacier, the helicopter pilot could not see the camp to land. The wind had picked up significantly as well. They gave us an option for a different scenic tour, but none of us wanted to do the opportunity for dog sledding is why we booked. So, we all received a full refund for the excursion and went back to the cruise ship to take off all of the layers of clothing we had just put on. We decided to meet back in town at the Red Onion Saloon. They were packed and we could not get a table or seats at the bar. We did, however, purchase tickets to do the next brothel tour upstairs. We had an hour before the next tour, so the guys headed to the first bar they could find, Bonanza Bar & Grill. The girls headed to the first jewelry store we could find. Met a very nice salesman from Ohio and made some wish lists. After visiting a couple more stores, we ended up in the Bonanza at the bar. Between the four of us we tried the Alaskan Summer Ale, a Dancing Bear, a specialty drink, and a margarita. Finally, it was time to head back into the Red Onion for the tour. We were greeted by Madam Anywhichaway! LOL! They had some of the working girls rooms preserved, right down to the wallpaper and the very small beds. The system they used to book the girls was unique. They had dolls that looked like replicas of the working girls and when a gentleman was interested, the bartender would lay the doll down, indicating she was busy. The man would go upstairs for his 15 minutes. When the bartender heard the girl drop the money (Gold Nuggets back then) into the copper tubes that went into the safe behind the bar, hed stand her doll back up. But the worst part was their actual pay. That fifteen minutes only cost the man $5. The madam received 50 percent; the bodyguard who took the men upstairs got 25 percent, so that means each girl only received $1.25 for her 15 minutes of work. So, youd think that with our refund from the helicopter/dog sledding tour that we saved a little money. Not so in my case. After the brother tour, I ended up back in the jewelry store where I finally pulled the trigger and purchased a yellow diamond ring that I had been wanting forever. What a great souvenir better than a T-shirt! Sandy Kishton is a freelance travel writer who lives in Lake City. TRAVEL TALES Sandy Kishton Horses helping kids By COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comThe horses know, said Katherine King. Kings an ESE equestrian coach at Lake City Christian Academy and she was referring to the two specially trained therapy horses that LCCA students in the schools exceptional student education program work with. Our program is unique in the sense they can compete in competitions. It gives them the chance to be a normal equestrian, they dont know they have the disability when theyre on the horse, she said. Her class recently competed in the Special Olympics held in February in Gainesville. We just finished the state, King said. It was only the second year in the schools history the program had participated. She said the competitions helped the students. It immersed them in the experience. They do what we call speed events, categories like barrels and poles, and trail obstacles, King said. The events were very technical though the kids are capable of competing. King, 27, has been with the local academy a little over a year and despite her age, has an extensive history in the therapeutic dressage combo. Its always been a passion, she said. From Live Oak, she said she started out in 4H acquainting kids with horses. At LCCA she calls herself the barn manager and said she also teaches the Special Olympics program. Before her time at the school she worked with injured soldiers through the Wounded Warriors Project. It was a big transition from going to Wounded Warriors ... to kids, King said. It was a good transition. Since she started she said shes always used horses in her therapy. Its hard to explain, King said. They know. Its important they do too when the child riding them could seize at any moment, which King says happens with students suffering from a range of disorders. Theyre a very special horse to be able to do that program, she said. Most of the LCCA kids in her classes have varying degrees of autism and learning disorders, while others had traumatic brain injuries. None of the kids are told no unless they physicially cant do it, King said. The schools website shows it is part of PATH International, or the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International. They participate at other venues outside the Special Olympics, King said, like the Columbia County Riding Clubs All Stars event and at the Florida Sheriffs Youth Boys Ranch Open House and Horse Show. Equestrian therapy plays a big role for some students at local private school.Photos by COREY ARWOOD/Lake City ReporterTOP: Katherine King puts a bridle on Zoe while Bobbie waits to ride. At right, Delaney tends to Captain. ABOVE: Off for a ride in the arena. LEFT: Delaney atop Captain during class.
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SYFY 58 122 244(5:30) The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013, Fantasy) Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman. Jurassic Park (1993) Sam Neill. Cloned dinosaurs run amok at an island-jungle theme park. (DVS) AMC 60 130 254(4:00) Total RecallPredators (2010) Adrien Brody. Fearsome aliens hunt a band of human ghters. The Terror First Shot a Winner, Lads (:01) The Terror (:02) McMaa Episode 107 (N) COM 62 107 249(:15) The Ofce Suit Warehouse (6:50) The Ofce(:25) The OfceThe Ofce The Ofce The Ofce The Ofce The Ofce The Ofce The Daily ShowThe Opposition CMT 63 166 327Last Man StandingLast Man StandingLast Man StandingLast Man StandingThe Guardian (2006, Drama) Kevin Costner. A Coast Guard trainer makes a swimming champ his protege. 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Jeremy Wades Mighty Rivers (N) Robson Green: Extreme Fisherman (N) Jeremy Wades Mighty Rivers FOOD 51 110 231Iron Chef Gauntlet Innovation Guys Grocery Games All Pyramid Guys Grocery Games (N) Worst Cooks in America Beat Bobby FlayBeat Bobby FlayBeat Bobby FlayBeat Bobby Flay TBN 52 260 372The Potters TouchJoyce MeyerHigher is WaitingThe Blessed LifeHuckabee Joel Osteen Kerry ShookCreo Dollar John Gray WorldHuckabee FSN-FL 56 UEFA Champions League Soccer World Poker Tour King of the Club. World Poker Tour King of the Club. UFC Main Event World Poker Tour King of the Club. World Poker Tour King of the Club. SYFY 58 122 244(5:37) Shooter (2007, Suspense) Mark Wahlberg, Michael Pea, Danny Glover. (DVS)G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013, Action) Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis, Channing Tatum. (DVS) The Expanse Fight or Flight AMC 60 130 254The Walking Dead(:33) The Walking Dead Still Gotta Mean Something (7:46) The Walking Dead Worth The Walking Dead All-out war unfolds. 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LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2018 3D Countr y singer Roy Clark is 85. Actress Claudia Cardinale is 80. Singerguitarist Dave Edmunds is 75. Actor Michael Tucci (Diagnosis Murder) is 72. Country singer Chris Stapleton is 40. Actor Seth Rogen is 36. Singersongwriter Margo Price is 35. Actress Emma Watson is 28. 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Answer to last Sundays CrosswordCELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS FARFROMPCBSPUNITIVE ALABAMAOHOHAVEMARIA KIDINAC YSTOREP A EXPRESS EVAINSIPIDMCATGNAT SERF NICEDAYGEES SUITSEELEDPLOT CREAML O CALRISSIAN ALLH SONDECKIMBEATADO TIEINROANESSIEMAT TVMABACKLOTASAWPA HEMYANKEEDOODLED Y OTS EWEERASTRAITSAMIE BISASSTSOCHOBRAVA ATEHOAGIEHURRICANES YTHEAMAZINGR ISERUM PAPIGOGETSEPIA GMENDISHRAG SCAR PAIRWEANTOBACCOCUE ELASTICB SAFISHCALLEDW ACOMOESTADICEEREADER SPINSHOTSTATDESCEND HOROSCOPES | THE LAST WORD BY EUGENIA LASTARIES (March 21-April 19): Your emotions will fuel your fire. Avoid discussions that have the potential to turn into an argument. It is better to keep the peace, listen and digest whats being said, and consider how best to respond when ready. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Your temper may take over if someone does something you dont like. Try using diplomacy before you engage in brute force or threats. If you push someone, he or she will push back. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Make suggestions, but dont let anyone drop responsibilities in your lap. Taking on too much will take its toll on you mentally, physically and financially. Offer only what you know you can and want to handle. CANCER (June 21-July 22): Refrain from getting into a dispute with someone you care about, or you will damage your relationship. Be willing to compromise or at least back away until you dont feel emotionally drained. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Dont let what others do or say get to you. Trust and believe in your ability to bring about the changes that suit you best. Let your creative imagination help you discover what you love and do best. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Youll be overruled by someone elses agenda if you dont speak up and make your position clear. Its OK to do things on your own if you stand to gain more by doing so. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Youll face adversity if you cannot come to terms with what someone wants from you or from your relationship. Make your position clear. If you are indecisive, nothing will change or be resolved. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Keeping your plans out in the open will help you avoid a problem when the time comes to move forward. Open discussions and finding solutions to any unforeseen problems will encourage success as well as help to keep the peace. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Get out and have some fun. Engage in something you find challenging but motivating. Deal with issues that concern youngsters or those who look to you for help. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Stick close to home and avoid conversations with people who dont see things the same way you do. Getting into a debate will only upset you when you should be more concerned with self-preservation and your personal comfort. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Youll face uncertainty regarding a joint endeavor. Listen to whats being offered and on the agenda before signing up for something likely to fall short of your expectations. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Step away from situations that are taxing or causing you anxiety. Make plans to do something with someone you love or to spend time relaxing, gathering your thoughts and taking care of your physical, emotional and mental needs. DEAR ABBY: My son, a junior in college, is trying to get a summer job. His degree is challenging, and he has a good work ethic plus job experience. Because he hasnt had much luck applying online, I have been calling local businesses to see whats available while hes working hard at school. A problem Im encountering is something I never had to deal with in my own job search. Its companies asking if he wants an internship. They say they cant pay him to train him. Can you explain the basis of this response? -WANTS TO KNOW IN PENNSYLVANIA DEAR WANTS TO KNOW: The basis may be economic. The companies dont want to spend the money on an intern, particularly one who exhibits such little initiative that his mother has to call to inquire about a job for him. Keep in mind that some internships have been known to lead to permanent positions. Your son may have better luck if he places the calls himself. DEAR ABBY: What is proper when hosting guests from out of state? In a few months, two different relatives will be visiting me separately, each for two weeks. For years it has been my custom to go to church early on Sunday and then to brunch with friends. I dont mind giving up the brunch, but I dont want to miss church for an entire month. (Im a widow now and I enjoy the fellowship.) One relative is a non-churchgoer, and the other is a Jehovahs Witness. Neither will attend with me even though I invite them. (I tried that.) How do I handle this? -CHURCH OR NO CHURCH DEAR C. OR N.C.: Having houseguests does not mean you are shackled together the entire time they stay with you. Because you have tried that and your offer was rejected, they already know you like to attend church. Handle the situation by telling them you will be going to early services on Sunday and then to brunch with some of the church members afterward. If youre worried about feeding your houseguests, tell them there will be lox, bagels and cream cheese waiting in the fridge when they get up -something from almost every food group. DEAR ABBY: I have a slightly different version of a Pennies From Heaven letter for you. My darling grandmother would often tell my brother and me she had a Yankee dime for us -which meant a kiss. Not long after her death, I started finding shiny dimes in the strangest places -under birthday gifts, by the Christmas tree and in my kitchen (which is my happy place). My heart fills as the dimes continue to pile up. I save them all. If I had a penny for every Yankee dime I got while growing up, Id be very rich. -SUZANNE IN OCALA, FLA. DEAR SUZANNE: You ARE rich! You were blessed to have had a grandmother who loved you and your brother and demonstrated it every chance she got. What a wonderful legacy to leave behind. Mom assisting sons job hunt stymied by internshipsDEAR ABBY Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com
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