SUNDAY, APRIL 22, 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. 276 TODAYS WEATHER Opinion . . . . . . 4A Obituaries . . . . . . 5A Puzzles . . . . . . . 2-3B Business . . . . . . . 1C Life . . . . . . . . 1D Harry Wuests legacyGateway Big City Band, 2A 74 61Chance of storms, 2A Lake City Reporter Pet peeves from Taste Buddies SUNDAY Good luck, Lady Tigers Opinion 4A +PLUS >> The secret of Beasleys success 1D1BThe Columbia County Sheriffs Office is among area agencies lending a hand to friends in need just across the county line, 6A. 1CTRENTONS PAINPastors will try to easeAfter 2 deputies were gunned down, it wont be easy to find the right words from the pulpit this morning By CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comThirty minutes after the fatal shooting less than a mile away Thursday afternoon, Pastor Keith McConnell couldnt help but picture his 24-year-old son, in training to be a law enforcement officer, when he got the call from a member of his congregation at First Baptist Church of Trenton. Two members of the Gilchrist County Sheriffs Office had been murdered. In tears, he picked up his phone and dialed, anxious to speak his mind. Can you please do something else? Are you sure this is what you want to do? the father asked, fear in his voice. Dad, somebody has to do it, the son said. I want to help make a difference. The response made McConnell both worried and proud. Just a few weeks prior, the two slain deputies, Sgt. Noel Ramirez, 29, and Deputy Taylor Lindsey, 25, visited Santa Fe College to recruit soon-to-be-graduates from the law enforcement program there. McConnells son, Jairus, graduates in May. Ramirez and Lindsey were sitting down for lunch around 3 p.m. at the Ace China restaurant in Trenton when 59-year-old John Hubert Highnote of Bell fired two shots from inside the restaurant, striking both deputies in the head.CARL MCKINNEY/Lake City ReporterA memorial of flowers and flags appeared Friday outside the Chinese restaurant where two Gilchrist County deputies were slain the day before while eating lunch. One has a son in training to be a cop. Hes now begging him to change his mind. TRENTON continued on 6AMore inside Home sales up, inventory low in countyBy CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comHome sales are up in Columbia County since last speing and inventory is low, ushering in an era of new homes not seen since the mid-aughts, said Dan Gherna, head of the Lake City Board of Realtors. Sixty-one home sales were closed in the county in March, according to new figures from Florida Realtors, a 27 percent jump over the 48 sales recorded for the same month last year. Year-to-year percent changes in sale closures are important indicators for the residential real estate market, Florida Realtors said in the just-released report. Habitat set to start on No. 9By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comThe Lake City-Columbia County Habitat For Humanity will be busy for the remainder of the year. After receiving a grant from Publix, the local organization plans to build its ninth Columbia County home. However, An era of new homes not seen since the mid-aughts SALES continued on 7APhotos by TONY BRITT Lake City Reporter HABITAT continued on 8A West FestTOP: Yanina Yazlovskie, of the Menestrelli Entertainment Dog Show, has one of the dogs perform a somer sault at the inaugural Westside Elementary Community Spring Festival fundraiser Saturday after noon. FAR LEFT: Emma Morrison, 9, tosses a hoop. LEFT: Sergey Yazlovskie, dressed as a clown, entertains the audience. BOTTOM: Kids hide behind obstacles to avoid being shot while playing laser tag.Get ready. A3
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Now under the direction of Matt Johns, former member of The Glenn Miller Orchestra, this group of exceptional musicians delights their audiences with songs from their extensive library, including selections from Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder, and many more. Johns is a gifted young local professional musician who plays a variety of woodwind instruments and guitar, and sings well, too. He developed under the tutelage and mentoring of the late, great Wuest, who passed away in 2012. Wuest was a big band sax player and managed several nationally known big bands. He later came to Lake City to teach at LCCC and lead the big band in which Johns played sax at the college. Wuest recognized Johns extraordinary musical talent, and with his recommendation, he was accepted into the Glenn Miller Orchestra, where he served as lead vocalist and played sax. Johns inherited Wuests extensive collection of big band music, and since returning to Lake City, Johns has sculpted the sound of Gateway City Big Band to rival the excel lence of the Glenn Miller Orchestra. As a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, Johns has been performing since childhood. At age nineteen, he was hired for the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, with whom he performed over 600 shows between 2003 and 2007 alone, both as a saxophonist and lead vocalist. Johns returned home to Florida where he continues to work as a full-time musician, instructor, composer and arranger. His diversity on instruments has provided him great flexibility as a session player and utility man for local studios and bands ranging in all genres. Matt has per formed with a variety of other artists including the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra under the legendary trombonist, Buddy Morrow. Wuest, who started the Gateway City Big Band in 1993, had recently retired from full-time performing, conducting, producing, and managing some of the most popular artists of the Big Band world. In his retirement, he chose North Florida in which to continue to propagate his love for music. The Gateway City Big Band was born as a community outreach to both established and aspiring musicians, and with Wuests extensive library of music (assembled through decades of estimable performance), the band quickly began to flourish. Today, the band continues to echo the sounds of the great big bands of the 1930s and 40s, as well as including more modern selections and contemporary arrangements for todays listeners, while mixing in original arrangements and compositions with the beloved favorites. Under the direction of Johns, this group of exceptional musicians is sure to delight any audience. Open seating tickets ($20/adult & $5/student K-12 are available at www. communityconcerts.info, at the Lake City Chamber of Commerce, and at the door one hour before show time. Discounted group tickets are available for 10 or more adults @$15. More info at 386 466-2013. COU RTESYThe Gateway Big City Band.Harry Wuest, who founded the Gateway City Big Band in 1993, had recently retired from full-time performing, conducting, pro ducing, and managing some of the most pop ular artists of the Big Band world.Group now led by Matt Johns MADISON Jellystone Park Jam, one of North Floridas largest multi-day gospel music events, is just five months away and more than 20 of Christian musics finest bands are scheduled to appear throughout the weekend. The event will take place at Yogi Bears Jellystone Park in Madison, Florida, from WednesdaySunday, Sept. 12-16. The best part is, admission is free to all Jam events! Jellystone Park Jam will kick off on Wednesday evening, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m., with a Sing-Out featuring local church choirs and talent. On Thursday evening at 6 p.m., Sunday Drive, The Segos, Stephen Jones Band, Jessica Ratliff, LifeSong, and Ricky Atkinson will perform. On Friday evening at 6 p.m., LifeSong, the Ferguson Family, the Groves Family, Kevin Lane, the Harper Brothers, and Amber Abbott will take the stage. On Saturday afternoon on the outdoor stage, the Bunkleys, New Floridians, and Psalm 101 will perform at 2 p.m. Saturday evenings con cert at 6 p.m. will feature the Gibbs Family, Logan Smith, the McMillans, LifeSong, the Reflectsons, Southern Joy, Hunter May, and New Tradition. Chapel services will be held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Robbie Harrington will be the guest speaker on Friday and Saturday. David & Rusty, a gospel/comedy ventrilo quist team, will be the special guests for the Sunday service. All evening concerts are held indoors in a temperature-controlled building and seating is provided. Lawn chairs are welcomed for the outdoor matinee concert on Saturday afternoon. All Jam events are free! A love offering will be received nightly. For more information, please call (850) 464-0114 or visit www. jellystoneparkjam.com. SubmittedJellystone Park Jam lineup set
S UNDAY, AP RIL 22, 2018 LOCAL LA KE CIT Y REPOR TER 3A rfntbr rfntrtbrntrbrtrntrb bbtbnbtrrbr trrtrbbtrrtrrtbbbt nb rnrtbrn r bbr brnrrbb br r rnnbtbrt r rtrnrbrbb rrrbrbt rftrtb br rrr tr rtbrbrbt nrnrfntrtb btrttrtrbnrnbnnbbrfntrtb rfntbr rfntrtbrntrbrtrntrb bbtbnbtrrbr trrtrbbtrrtrrtbbbt nb rnrtbrn r bbr brnrrbb br r rnnbtbrt r rtrnrbrbb rrrbrbt rftrtb br rrr tr rtbrbrbt nrnrfntrtb btrttrtrbnrnbnnbbrfntrtb rfntbr rfntrtbrntrbrtrntrb bbtbnbtrrbr trrtrbbtrrtrrtbbbt nb rnrtbrn r bbr brnrrbb br r rnnbtbrt r rtrnrbrbb rrrbrbt rftrtb br rrr tr rtbrbrbt nrnrfntrtb btrttrtrbnrnb nnbbrfntrtb Community starts with neighbors who care. 1201196 State Farm, Bloomington, ILChelsea Flores, Agent 4818 W Us Highway 90 Lake City, FL 32055 Bus: 386-438-5583 Cell: 386-209-2177 firstname.lastname@example.org Monday Friday 9am 5 pm Weekends by Appointment After-hours by Appointment Thats what our town is made of. State Farm has a long heritage of helping out in the community. Thats why Im proud to support The Nest Foster Closet. Get to a better State. 4PC. CHICKEN TENDERS SNACK WITH BUTTERMILK BISCUIT $399CHOOSE FROM SUPREMES OR HOMESTYLE TENDERSOnly!www.bojangles.comVets epic life in limboMEET YOUR NEIGHBOREditors note: Meet Your Neighbor is an occasional feature meant to introduce readers to interesting or notable local residents who might not otherwise find themselves in the public eye.By COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.He stood guard for Presidents Eisenhower and Kennedy but now the 81-year-old Wellborn man sits in a Lake City rehabilitation center wondering what comes next after a lingering leg injury. His story reads like a screenplay and when he retells it he relives it, from finding the love of his life to the series of rightplace right-time decisions that took him from Parris Island to Capitol Hill. Lynn Harris said if he ever wrote a book about his life, the title would be meant to be. He said he joined the Marines on May 20, 1958, and between that time and May 20, 1961, he had moved up to an office in Washington, D.C., guarding commanders-in-chief and the top brass. Along the way he said he became good buddies with the grandson of George Bernard Shaw, played war games with Medal of Honor winner General David Shoup and stood guard at John F. Kennedys inauguration. Of the accolades and accomplishments of his eight decades of life, Harris recounted meeting his wife with special attention to detail. I met my wife, we both had an office in the same building, Harris said. She was an editor for a captain, shes the only one in the Marine Corps that could tell a captain what to do and how to do it and get a away with it. He said he watched this girl from his desk. His sergeant had warned him not to bother after she had refused the advances of officers. Here she comes in between two other lady Marines going in the opposite direction. I spotted her, gave her a smile and she smiled back and went on. And something hit me. Harris paused, until he could continue with his story. I cry because it was my wife. It was Febuary the 14th, Valentines Day. I turned around looked at her. I said, Rachel what time do you want me to pick you up for dinner. She turned around and looked at me and looked at the other two, she said, About 6:30. The only conversation we had at that time until I picked her up at night. That night he said he was interrogated by the Secret Service about his intentions with Sarah. She come walking down the stairs escorted by the captain who she worked with. That was the starting of it, six months later we were married, 53 years we were married. I lost her because of a brain aneurysm she had. Roughly 57 years later, Harris said hes now alone and turning to anyone for help with mounting hospital bills and relocation costs. Now he said his family consists of seven cats. Harris hurt his leg last November working outside on his ladder, and for months to follow has juggled medical procedures and run the gauntlet of real estate folks. It came to the point after almost four years I had to put the house up for sale, financially, physically, it got too much for me, said Harris. After he closes on his house, gets the last rounds of treatments on his leg and leaves rehab, he said hes not sure where hes going to go, or how hell get there. Through the help of a local real estate agent hes now selling the house he and his wife lived in. He credits Heather Gregg of Remax for everything, from helping him raise partial funding for medical costs, to selling his house after it had lingered on the market. She helped him raise close to $1,500, he said. Gregg set up a Go Fund Me account for Lynn, and acquired other individual donations. Boy let me tell you that helped considerably, so it now it gets me to the point where Im still struggling to make payments on other accounts that I owe, he said. Harris said his next steps are uncertain. Thats a good question, from here I got to find some place to relocate. One of the things that will help considerably, which I dont have at the moment would be funds to move into wherever Im going. I dont have any money to do that, this is my problem now, he said. Greggs Go Fund Me address for Harris is www. gofundme.com/help-save-a81-yr-old-marines-home. Lynn Harris, an 81-yearold Marine whos lived a storied life, isnt sure what the next chapter holds, following a leg injury that wont heal. His memory is just as good as ever, on the other hand.
On March 29, 2018, J. Quinton Rumph (FWHS 1941) died, from injuries received in a car crash. Those who knew Quinton will miss his ever-present smile, quick wit, deep Christian faith, and incredible generosity. Wit: Quinton was instrumental in establishing the Riverside United Methodist Park Housing for the Elderly in Jacksonville. He liked to joke that the projects initials, RUMPH, was named after him. Faith: He lived every day striving to abide by his commitment to living a life for Christ, and he prayed three times daily. Generosity: He earned millions with his law and real estate business, paid the taxes on itand then gave most of it away to universities (UF, UNF, Florida Southern College, and his beloved Fort White High School). And, Lord, oh yes, to the Advent Christian Village on whose campus buildings and the dining hall bear the Rumph name. He was also a wordsmith. He liked to say there is no such word as Honester. You are either honest or you are not, not more or less honest. After his dear wife Ann died (after nearly 60 years of marriage (we were always IN LOVE), Quinton decided to give $20,000 a year to a selected senior at Fort White School to memorialize Ann. He did this every year for 16 years and donated a total of $329, 000 to the Ann Rumph Scholarship program. Quinton never had a hand in the scholarship selection, never met the students, and never followed up to check on the students progress. None ever let him down. Some of these scholarship recipients: Leslie Ammerman, Ashley Beckman, Danielle Leon, Caitlyn Wilson, Tiffany Joseph, Dustin Cason, Stephen Lynch, Whitney Bigelow, Della Katharine Etheridge, Corey Wilson, Molly Shoniker, Sherod Keen, Dominic Deluca, and Trace Wilkinson. All these students honored Quintons faith in them by doing great in college and becoming solid citizens afterwards. For example, Corey Wilson became a physician, Dominic Deluca became an attorney, and Sherrod Keen became our Columbia County Teacher of the Year. Quintons scholarships will not end upon his death because he had arranged for his college endowments to flow to Fort White seniors after his death.Quinton Rumph: What a guy! YESIREE! WHAT A GUY!CHS RETIREESDebra Wright, high-energy editor of the CHS retiree email reports and newsletters, reminds, especially retirees from the former CHS North (9th and 10th grade center) they should remember they are also CHS retirees and should email her. No matter your job there or how long or short term your tenure was there. Email her! dawnoco@ yahoo.com Debra is planning future newsletters, including plans for a special Memorial Day article for those who died in any war (including the Korea police action), so she can print their names. For example the 12 who died in WW II, Pete Roberts and Billy Slade who died in Korea, Eugene Johnson and James Rehberg who died in Viet Nam. She is also planning a Mothers Day tribute to all mothers of CHS retirees. Send her the names. Mark honor if still alive, memorial if deceased. Email Debra! There is fellowship to enjoy and FUN to be had.FRIENDSYou and I is friends! You smile I smile. You cry I cry. You jump off a high bridge. Well, Im really gonna miss you!New home building and the uptick in the real estate market are the best signal that our local economy continues to strengthen. Its no secret that these partner industries have been a catalyst to other growth sectors in our market in the past and theres no reason to believe otherwise for the future. Thats what makes next weekends Parade of Homes event so exciting. All the planning comes together Saturday and Sunday, April 28-29, when 18 new homes will be on display and open to the public. These homes will be showcased and available for tours at a leisurely pace and the builders or builders representative will be on hand to answer questions and discuss features of the residence. This event is monumental. There have not been 18 new homes on display and ready for sale at one time in Lake City and Columbia County in more than a decade. The Parade of Homes event is completely free. There is a map of the locations, with street addresses and the builders name, in todays Lake City Reporter and each issue every day all week. If you prefer the digital version, an identical copy is available at www.lakecityreporter.com. You can tour the homes in any order you choose and at your own pace. Homes will be open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and noon5 p.m. on Sunday. Visitors there early both days might be in time for some nice take-home swag. Most of the builders will be prepared on site with additional house plans and information about other designs and photos of their work from other sites, so interested visitors can get an idea of other home concepts that are available. We are honored to partner with the Columbia County Builders Association to revive this tradition of showcasing new-home construction in Columbia County and the excitement continues to build surrounding this years event. One more time, check out the fullpage 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 in the Wednesday, April 25, Lake City Reporter, 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 next weekend, April 28-29, to visit some or all of the homes featured in the Parade of Homes and support Lake Citys rising Builders Association and all of the advertising partners that believe in this event and this community and helped us organize this Parade of Homes. Rally for this group of builders that may be the catalyst for Lake Citys next economic stride. OPINION Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding counties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities -Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable communityoriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Jim Barr, Associate Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writers name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. 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Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman OUR OPINIONGood luck, Lady TigersThe Columbia High Lady Tigers enter the postseason with a 20-3 record on Tuesday and could go deep into the playoffs. Lets take a minute to absorb what theyve accomplished thus far. Ranked 6th in the state in Class 7A, this years Tigers are the first CHS squad to collect 20 wins since the 2014 team the one that fell just short of repeating as state champs. Todays Tigers finished the regular season on an 11-0 run and look to be peaking at just the right time. Congratulations to head coach Trudy Andrews and her assistants, Wayne Andrews and Mitch Shoup, for a great regular season. We know youre focused on the big prize, but youve done great to date and that needs to be noted as well. We said good luck in the headline, but were not sure you or your girls need it. Go Tigers. Associated Press TODAY IN HISTORY TODAY IN HISTORY On this date: In 1864, Congress authorized the use of the phrase In God We Trust on U.S. coins. In 1889, the Oklahoma Land Rush began at noon as thousands of homesteaders staked claims. In 1930, the United States, Britain and Japan signed the London Naval Treaty, which regulated submarine warfare and limited shipbuilding. In 1946, Harlan F. Stone, chief justice of the United States, died in Washington, D.C., at age 73. In 1954, the publicly televised sessions of the Senate Army-McCarthy hearings began. In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson opened the New York Worlds Fair. In 1970, millions of Americans observed the first Earth Day. In 1983, the West German news magazine Stern announced the discovery of 60 volumes of personal diaries purportedly written by Adolf Hitler; however, the diaries turned out to be a hoax. In 1994, Richard M. Nixon, the 37th president of the United States, died at a New York hospital four days after suffering a stroke; he was 81. In 2000, in a dramatic pre-dawn raid, armed immigration agents seized Elian Gonzalez, the Cuban boy at the center of a custody dispute, from his relatives home in Miami; Elian was reunited with his father at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington. Catalyst of the economy TODAY IN HISTORY Quinton Rumph dead at 94HOME BUILDING Todd Wilson is publisher of the Lake City Reporter. Todd Wilsontwilson@lakecityreporter.com Morris WilliamsMorris Williams is a local historian and longtime retired educator.
S UNDAY, AP RIL 22, 2018 LOCAL LA KE CIT Y REPOR TER 5A OBITUARIES 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.TuesdayVolunteers 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.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 386-752-9191 to speak with the volunteer coordinator.Free soil testing Free soil pH tests are available every Wednesday morning at the Columbia County Extension Office, 971 W. Duval St., Suite 170, in Lake City. Residents may bring a sample to the office during regular business hours. For more, call 752-5384. Catholics Come HomeA Catholics Come Home and Adult Catholic Education Inquiry Program will be presented at San Juan Catholic Mission each 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 7-8:15 p.m.ThursdayGateway City Big BandCommunity Concerts presents The Gateway City Big Band in concert 7:30 pm Thursday, April 26th at Levy Performing Arts Center on the FGC campus. This outstanding band has been bringing the smooth and swinging sounds of the Big Band Era to north Florida since 1993. Founded by Harry Wuest, former conductor of Walt Disneys Top of the World Orchestra, the band continues to echo the sounds of the great big bands of the 1930s and 40s, as well as including more modern selections and contemporary arrangements for todays listeners. Now under the direction of Matt Johns, former member of The Glenn Miller Orchestra, this group of exceptional musicians delights their audiences with songs from their extensive library, including selections from Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder, and many more. Open seating tickets ($20/adult & $5/ student K-12 are available at www.communityconcerts.info, at the Lake City Chamber of Commerce, and at the door one hour before show time. Discounted group tickets are available for ten or more adults @$15. More info at 386 466-2013. (See more, Page 2A.)NCFRPG meetsThere will be a North Central Florida Regional Planning Council meeting on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. (dinner at 6:30 p.m.) at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, 213 NW Commerce Boulevard, Lake City. Guest speaker will be Chris Doolin, Legislative Consultant from the Small County Coalition. Bingo 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.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.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.Baby & Me Baby & Me, a library program for parents and babies, is held on Fridays at 11 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library, 308 NW Columbia Ave. in downtown Lake City. For more information about the librarys childrens programs, call 386-758-2101.SaturdayFarmers market The Lake DeSoto Farmers Market is open every Saturday in the parking lot at Marion Avenue and Duval Street, across from the Courthouse Annex. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call 386-719-5766 or visit market.lcfla.com.Potluck dinnerA potluck dinner at 7 p.m. and dancing from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. occurs each Saturday at either Lake Butler Elementary School or Lake Butler Social Club. Dress code is casual dressy and special occasion. Admission is $10 for club members or $12 for guests. For more, call 813679-5390. Carol Sue Diaz Carol Sue Diaz, 62 passed away peacefully April 17, 2018. Carol will be deeply missed by all her friends and family. Carol was born on November 15, 1955 in Laurinburg, NC to the late Edward Milo Maley and Betty Combs. She has resided in Lake City since 2002 but a part of her heart was always in her beloved North Carolina. Carol was of the Christian faith. She was a true servant of the Lord as she was always doing things for other peoples. She moved to Lake City to take care of her beloved mother. She loved the Pittsburg Steelers and the New York Yankees. She leaves her son, Rafael Diaz and her mother, Betty Combs. She was preceded in death by her brother, Edward Keith Eddie Maley, Uncles A.C. Johnson, Bobby Johnson, Archie Johnson, Grandmother Ollie Johnson and Grandfather Calvin Johnson. Carol has a lot of family she leaves behind to cherish her memory, her Aunt Margaret Hodge, Tim (Kim) Hodge, Wanda Gail Lockey, Patsy Maley, Jeff Maley, Joey Maley, Morgan Miller, Kayla Miller, and Lil Joey Maley. She leaves a host of special friends. Please join us for her memorial service April 23, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Memorial Chapel of Dees Parrish Family Funeral Home, 458 S. Marion Ave, Lake City, Florida 32025. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your favorite charity in her honor. Obituaries are paid advertisements. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified department at 752-1293. COURTESYHunter family reunionMembers of the William Miles Hunter family recently gathered in Lake City at the home of Jim and Karen Brown to engage in fellowship, covered dish luncheon, and a business meeting. New births, marriages, milestones, and deaths were recorded. Groups of members spent time working on the 2009 William Miles Hunter Genealogy Book. Edits are being made before reprinting the document. Att endance was about 50 members from ages 2 to 92. Diane Banks traveled the farthest all the way from North Carolina to participate in the reunion. Row 1, sitting: Dev on Townsend, Robert Townsend, Carol Martin. Row 2, sitting: Hannah Chauncey, Pam Wilkison, Harper Chauncey, Mozell Hunter Herold, A line Marie Prichard, JoA nn Nash, Willie Ray Hunter, Diane Banks, Emily Delgado Row 3, sitting: Mackenzie King, Emmy Delgado, Haley Delgado Calley Hunter Do wdy, Evelyn Hunter, Elsie Holliday, Katie Hunter Crawford, Barbara Hunter Thomas, Sara Corbisiero. Row 4, standing: Jackie Hunter, Glenn Caton, RhondaTidwell, Kenny Tidwell, Judith Hingson, Gregory Hank Wilkison, Jim Martin. Row 5 standing: Edward Israel Hunter, Ashley Townsend, Shelby, Kelly Tidwell, Jim Brown, Karen Brown.
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A concerned parent called to make sure the school was on lockdown as authorities requested, McConnell said. Siren after siren blared as patrol cars and ambulances raced by the church. Its just so unusual for anything much to happen here, he said. With no solid information, people started speculating. Some were confident there had been a drive-by shooting. We didnt know what was going on, McConnell said. Staff members held the students until it was safe for them to leave. McConnell learned the victims identities from a congregation member around 3:30 p.m. Both deputies had responded to the church before to assist with confidential family issues, McConnell said. The community had nothing but positive things to say about both, McConnell said. News of the shooting should have come as a shock to McConnell. But it didnt. I dont find too many things shocking anymore, he said. Its just a reminder that no one, no matter how young or how old, is guaranteed a long life. McConnell points at the rising tide of anti-police rhetoric in society as a driving force behind violence against law enforcement. I think its created an unnecessary division, he said. On Friday afternoon, McConnell had a clear idea of the question hed need to answer when he steps behind the pulpit this morning. Where was God in this? But evil is a choice people make, not God, he said. We cant be good, he said. Theres nothing in us that can be good. Daniel Mancini, a pastors assistant with First Baptist Church of Trenton, thought nothing of the sirens at first. A nearby bank had been robbed in recent months, perhaps it had happened again. Then word about the shooting quickly spread through town, as it tends to do in a place so small as Trenton. So the first thought is just keep the kids safe, Mancini said. He didnt learn the deputies names until watching the news later that night. Ramirez was a regular at his gym, Mancini said. I was just shocked, he said. Sick to my stomach. A light-hearted soul, Ramirez enjoyed talking about being a father and had a penchant for quoting movies, particularly comedies, Mancini said. Ramirez loved to make people laugh, and it was rare to not see him smiling in public, Mancini said. When the wife of the gyms owner was diagnosed with cancer, Ramirez never missed an opportunity to ask about her or wish her well. He was always concerned with what was going on with your life, Mancini said. Lindsey once responded to the church to help a child who was having an issue at home, Mancini said. When someone lives in a small town long enough, they usually end up insulating themselves in an it-cant-happenhere bubble, he said. The tragedy shattered Mancinis bubble. Its just an eye-opener, he said. Pastor John Caraway of Living Praise Church of God was getting ready to get a haircut when he heard the gunshots. But Caraway didnt recognize the sounds at first and paid them little attention. When he pulled out onto State Road 26, traffic was worse than usual. I thought it was maybe an accident, Caraway said. Then he saw what seemed like the whole town gathering at Ace China. Thats when I knew it was something more than an accident, he said. Caraway started talking to the crowd to try to find out more information. Why would something like this happen? he thought to himself when a witness told him what had happened. Were living in some dangerous times. The community has been on high alert since the shooting, he said. You always think itd happen somewhere else and not your home, he said. Caraway said hed been thinking about what hell say to his congregation this morning. It wouldnt be an easy task, and he still hadnt made up his mind Friday afternoon. This hits home, he said. It gets you thinking about life. Choices. Ramirez Lindsey TRENTONContinued From 1APhotos by CARL MCKINNEY/Lake City ReporterCCSO lending a hand in Gilchrist during aftermathBy COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comAfter two Gilchrist County Sheriffs deputies were killed on duty Thursday, the immediate reaction from neighboring agencies was an outpouring of support, both moral and logistical. One of the good things about the Florida Sheriffs Association, in times of crisis we come together to protect our communities, said Columbia County Sheriff Mark Hunter. Hunter was at the scene of the shooting in Trenton that afternoon, with Gilchrist County just over the Columbia County line under its southwest border. He said local deputies were dispatched to assist GCSO that day as well. Hunter, along with several sheriffs and state law enforcement officials, stood by Sheriff Robert Schultz while he delivered the first press conference after the shooting. The location of the shooting, a Chinese restaurant, was visible only yards away as gloved investigators conducted searches. Hunter said CCSO continued to help with calls Friday. Immediately whenever something like this hap pens, however we get notified, we immediately will go into rendering assistance, he said. Whatever the sheriff or agency needs were going to do our best to support him. He said in crisis events like Thursday, a network of coordinated interagency assistance jumps into action. The scene of the shooting showed this, with county agencies from both Dixie and Alachua, along with Florida Highway Patrol and state investigators all assisting in some capacity. Some acted as media liaisons and others as traffic control. Hunter said they had to help get the GCSO through the officers funerals as well. Its a traumatic incident for the entire agency and for this community as a whole, some more than others, he said. You have to give them time to regroup and get themselves back to normal operations. His own department has received similar assistance, Hunter said. Weve had several incidents happened over the years, Hunter said. This is not uncommon. This is just part of what we do. This is the fabric of our community. ABOVE: Pastor Keith McConnell of First Baptist Church of Trenton is pic tured in the church sanctuary on Friday. LEFT: Pastor John Caraway of Living Praise Church of God on Friday was pondering what he would tell his congregation this morning. Giving sister agency time to mourn, regroup. Hunter
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Pulitzer-winner to speak at library todayBy COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comThis afternoon, a 2018 Pulitzer Prize winning author and UF professor will present a library lecture on his area of expertise Florida, where it came from, what natural events formed it and how it relates to the people that lived and live here. Jack Davis will speak at the main branch of the Columbia County Library at 2 p.m. today to deliver his lecture, Natures Dozen: How Key Natural Events Shaped the History of Florida. Davis won a Pulitzer for his book The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea. Historians typically ignore the role of nature in the human experience so I do something different, Davis told the Lake City Reporter. As an environmental historian Im very much interested in how nature has impinged on human affairs. From its geological formation to the present the event is all about how nature shaped Florida history. Id like that people think more broadly about history, he said. The underlying message is that human life is connected to the natural world. That its more than just a backdrop to our history and more than just a backdrop to our lives. And having lived in Florida his entire life, growing up along the Gulf Coast in Fort Walton Beach and later Tampa, the subject comes naturally to him. Im interested in the geography, the climate. The water, the wildlife, the vegetation and of course the beaches and how all of those things have shaped Florida history, he said. Davis is a professor of environmental history and sustainable studies at UF. It took me about five years to write that book, he said of his 2017 book that won the Pulitzer. Obviously it was inspired from growing up on the Gulf of Mexico. His next work is titled Cultural and Natural History of the Bald Eagle. UF history prof Jack Davis set to lecture at 2 p.m. Davis The median sale price last month was $158,500, a 3.1 percent decrease from the $163,500 figure for March 2017 But while the median price dropped slightly, the average sale price increased by 2.2 percent. The average was $164,791, compared to $161,247 for the same period last year. Nineteen of the homes purchased this March were paid for in cash, compared to 14 in March 2017. The total dollar value of the sales was $10.1 million, more than a 30 percent increase from the $7.7 million recorded for the same period last year. The number of new listings did drop by 23.4 percent compared to March 2017. This March, there were 72 new listings, compared to 94 for the same month last year. There were 236 total active listings, 16.8 percent fewer than the 283 recorded in March 2017. Eight listings were below $50,000, while 23 were between $50,000 and $99,999. Thirty-eight listings were in the $100,000 to $149,999 range. Forty-seven listings were in the $150,000 to $199,999 range. Thirty-nine listings were in the $200,000 to $249,999 range. Thirty-three were between $250,000 and $299,999, while 21 were between $300,000 and $399,999. Eighteen sat in the $400,000 to $599,999 range, while eight were between $600,000 and $999,999. Only one listing went above $1 million. Comparing home sales from month-to-month isnt as useful as evaluating yearto-year changes because the market is affected by seasonal cycles, according to Florida Realtors. But Columbia County did see an uptick in sale closures in recent months from 43 in November to 54 in December to 40 in January to 44 in February to the 61 reported in March. SALESContinued From 1A Surrency appointed to FGC board of trusteesTALLAHASSEE Governor Rick Scott on Friday announced the appointment of James Surrency to the Florida Gateway College District Board of Trustees. 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8A S UNDAY, AP RIL 22, 2018 LOCAL LA KE CIT Y REPOR TER C OMMUNITY C ONCERTS OF LAKE CITYpresentsTHE GATEWAY CITY BIG BANDBig Band sound of the 30 s and 40 s plus modern selections7 7 : : 3 3 0 0P P M MT TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y YA AP P R R I I L L2 2 6 6T T H HLevy Performing Arts Center Florida Gateway College Open seating tickets ($20/adult & $5/student K 12 ) Available at www.communityconcerts.info, at the Lake City Chamber of Commerce, and at the door one hour before show time. Discounted group tickets are availablefor ten or more adults @$15. 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Things just seem to take a lot of time the permit process, getting the lot cleared and getting all the vegetative material out from where the slab will be those have been the slow things. Its all taken a lot longer than what we thought. The home will be constructed at 268 NW Ethelind Court, near west U.S. Highway 90. An additional problem for this home is that the concrete slab cant be poured at grade, Stephens said. He said the slab has to be built above the street level and getting bids for that portion of the project is also taking longer than anticipated. Publix donated $81,500 for the project. Were just absolutely tickled that they did that, Stephens said. It came at the right time. Our coffers were dwindling down a little bit and we had just enough money to build this next home and we would have been basically broke. The Lake City-Columbia County Habitat For Humanity is depending on community participation to help make the deadline and the ninth local Habitat home a reality. Normally in building a Habitat home, a lot of volunteer labor is used as well as contracting for certain services such as electrical and HVAC. We end up working mostly Saturdays where we get big church groups and volunteers, Stephens said. On the last home, we actually added Wednesdays and bunch of Thursdays. Weve only been working two days out of the week and on homes before this, just one day, thats why its taken so long. The plan for the ninth Habitat home will not follow that model. On this house we want to get volunteers and have something going five days a week and thats how we think were still going to meet our time frame. Even now were still not worried. The Lake City-Columbia County Habitat For Humanity plans to start its latest build within the next two weeks. Once we get that slab set up, and we have to have concrete blocks on the side of it because its going to be built up on one side nearly four feet to accommodate for the slope of the lot, then we can start framing and thats when things will start going fast, Stephens said. During past builds, Habitat has used volunteer work from more than 200 people per home. Stephens expects no less for this home build. We get a lot of people that just want to come out and lend a hand, he said. Were getting calls now. Weve getting calls from churches asking when are we going to start. Stephens said the effort to get the home built in time will be dependent on a variety of volunteers and the amount of time they want to work on the project. Were going to put a big effort in on this house to try to make it happen on time, Stephens said. Were still looking for supporters, particularly people in the trade industry electricians, plumbers, HVAC workers people that are licensed. Those are always some of our big needs. For more information or to volunteer, go to http:// hfhlakecity.org HABITATContinued From 1A By COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comThe newly renovated facilities of the Jared Allison Aquatic Complex are scheduled to open to the public the first week of May after months of upgrades. Coinciding with its opening, the local swim team is looking for team members for the first team to use the new pool since work began around last October. Theres also a first for the aquatic centers home team, the Columbia Tiger Sharks, this season. This is the first year in the last several years that weve had four coaches and were really excited to make it better, said Stephanie Kendron, the president of the teams board. She said that meant more handson instruction with each team member. The pool opens May 7 at 3 p.m. to the public, and later that day at 4:30 p.m. the Tiger Sharks are holding tryouts, Kendron said. May 7 at 4:30 well have tryouts for any new swimmers, she said. The program runs May through July, with a minimum age of 6 accepted. Returning swimmers and those who make the team will reconvene at 5:30 p.m. that day, she said. The Tiger Sharks have several competitions scheduled over that time with some in Georgia and Gainesville, Kendron said. The pools aquatics supervisor said the facilities had been modernized as well as renovated. The school board made some real big improvements this year. They totally replaced and reengineered the pumping system, they recoated the pool, a total new paint job, said Pat Sibbernsen. He called it a slam up job. Hours for the month of May will be Monday-Friday 3-7 p.m. and Saturday 1 p.m. Water aerobics will be available 5-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more, call Sibbernsen at 386-319-7226COREY ARWOOD/Lake City ReporterThe Columbia Tiger Sharks have four coaches this swim season: Lindsay Brinkley (from left), Sabrina Sibberensen, Stefani Santos and Keryn Breeden. Tiger Sharks, local swim team, set to take full advantage.
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From an up-and-down freshman campaign to a heartbreaking regional final loss as a sophomore, Shoup has helped mold Beasley into a dominant ace for Columbia. Now, as a junior, Beasley has the Class 7A No. 6 Lady Tigers riding an 11-game winning streak heading into this weeks District 3-7A Tournament. She also helped Columbia notch its first 20-win season since 2014 with a 7-0 shutout victory over Atlantic Coast on Thursday. Sporting a 1.21 ERA with 95 strikeouts in 98 2/3 innings, Beasley has stifled batters with her wide array of pitches, sending one after another back to their dugouts with shoulders shrugged and heads down, unable to solve her curveball, changeup, screwball and knuckleball. And that regional final loss to Nease when she was pulled less than two innings in? It no longer bothers Beasley, now armed to the teeth with a confidence that cant be broken. Ive moved on from it but Ive learned a lesson. Before I come into a game I have to prepare more and know that Ive practiced enough before that game, said Beasley, who has college interest from Santa Columbia pitcher CrisDeona Beasley reacts after recording an out against Aucilla Christian on Apr. 17. By HANK KURZ Jr.Associated PressRICHMOND, Va. Kyle Busch pulled away on a restart in a two-lap overtime sprint to the finish Saturday night for his third consecutive NASCARs Cup Series victory. Busch, who started 32nd but quickly worked his way into contention, outran Chase Elliott and teammate Denny Hamlin for his fifth career victory at Richmond Raceway, the most among active drivers. The victory is his 46th overall and came from the deepest starting spot in the field of his career. It also is the deepest starting position for a winner at Richmond, surpassing Clint Bowyer, who started 31st in 2008. The points leader also matched Kevin Harvicks three-race winning streak from earlier in the season. Pats on the back, everybody, Busch said on his radio after taking the checkered flag. The race went more than 350 laps with the only cautions coming after stages one and two, both won by defending race champion Joey Logano, and remained clean until Ryan Blaney and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. crashed on Lap 353, bringing out the first on-track yellow. Busch took the lead after the next caution, brought out by the smoking car of Ryan Newman, when he was running second to Truex heading onto pit road and got out first. He also beat Hamlin and Harvick off the line on a restart with six to go, and then never let anyone contend when the race went back to green for the final time on lap 400. The pit crew tonight, they won this race for us, Busch said. They got us off pit road first those last two times and got us where we needed to be. The three-race winning streak is the second of his Busch pulls away at Richmond for 3rd Cup win a rowNASCAR BuschPREP BASEBALLBeasleys relationship with Coach Shoup has CHS rolling. Newberry zips past ColumbiaBRENT KUYKENDALL/Lake City ReporterColumbias Caleb Strickland stands on first base after hitting a single against Newberry on Friday. BRENT KUYKENDALL/Lake City ReporterFormer Columbia star pitcher Michael Kirkman had his jersey retired Friday night before the teams game against Newberry. Page 4B 76ers come back to knock off Heat, take 3-1 series lead. 2B. Driver started 32nd but quickly raced into contention.Kirkman has number retired By ERIC JACKSONejackson@lakecityreporter.comColumbia was on the doorstep of a comeback win after tying the score in the sixth-inning. Newberry, though, refused to fold, silencing the home crowd in the seventh. The Tigers chances to knock off the visiting Panthers seemed to vanish on Parker Aultmans base-clearing triple in the top frame. Newberry recorded five runs total during the pivotal inning, enough to pull away from Columbia 7-2 Friday night. The Tigers recorded just six hits in their fourth straight loss, a frustrating defeat for a reeling Columbia team that left runners stranded in scoring position several times. I think five of the seven innings for us we had a runner at second base with one or two outs, Columbia coach Brian Thomas said. We got to score them And I love on-base percentage, were close to being where we (should). But there comes a point and time that we got to get a base hit. Its a great thing to walk because youre on base, but we have to be Panthers score five runs in 7th to take down Tigers.7 2 CHS continued on 4B BEASLEY continued on 4B District 3-7A Tournamentat Gainesville High SchoolDistrict semifinalsTuesday: No. 3 Middleburg vs. No. 2 Columbia, 5 p.m.; No. 4 Vanguard vs. No. 1 Gainesville, 7 p.m.District championship-Thursday at 7 p.m.BUSCH continued on 2B B2
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Dodgers NBA BASKETBALL 1 p.m. ABC NBA playoffs, Eastern Conference, first round, Game 4, Boston at Milwaukee 3:30 p.m. ABC NBA playoffs, Western Conference, first round, Game 4, Golden State at San Antonio 6 p.m. TNT NBA playoffs, Eastern Conference, first round, Game 4, Toronto at Washington 8:30 p.m. TNT NBA playoffs, Eastern Conference, first round, Game 4, Cleveland at Indiana NHL HOCKEY 3 p.m. NBC NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Eastern Conference, first round, Game 6, Pittsburgh at Philadelphia 7 p.m. NBCSN NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Western Conference, first round, Game 6, Nashville at Colorado SOCCER 8:30 a.m. NBCSN Premier League, Arsenal vs. West Ham 9:20 a.m. FS2 Bundesliga, Augsburg vs. Mainz 10 a.m. FS1 FA Cup, semifinal, Chelsea vs. Southampton 11:30 a.m. NBCSN Premier League, West Bromwich Albion vs. Liverpool Noon FS2 Bundesliga, Koln vs. Schalke 4 p.m. ESPN MLS, Minnesota at Seattle 6 p.m. FS1 MLS, N.Y. City FC at Portland Monday, April 23 MLB BASEBALL 7 p.m. ESPN Minnesota at N.Y. Yankees 10 p.m. MLB Regional coverage, Washington at San Francisco OR Miami at L.A. Dodgers NBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. TNT NBA playoffs, Western Conference, first round, Game 4, Houston at Minnesota 10:30 p.m. TNT NBA playoffs, Western Conference, first round, Game 4, Oklahoma City at Utah NHL HOCKEY Times TBA TBA NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Eastern Conference, first round, Game 6, Washington at Columbus TBA NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Eastern Conference, first round, Game 6 2B S UNDAY, APRIL 22, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER SCOREBOARD AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W L Pct GB Boston 17 2 .895 Toronto 13 7 .650 4 New York 10 9 .526 7 T ampa Bay 7 13 .350 10 Baltimore 6 15 .286 12 C entral Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 10 8 .556 Minnesota 8 7 .533 Detroit 9 10 .474 1 Chicago 4 13 .235 5 K ansas City 4 15 .211 6 W est Division W L Pct GB Houston 15 7 .682 L os Angeles 13 7 .650 1 Seattle 10 8 .556 3 Oakland 9 11 .450 5 Texas 7 14 .333 7 S aturdays Games N.Y. Yankees 9, Toronto 1 Detroit 12, Kansas City 4 St. Louis 4, Cincinnati 3 Cleveland 4, Baltimore 0 Philadelphia 6, Pittsburgh 2 Tampa Bay 10, Minnesota 1 Houston 10, Chicago White Sox 1 Atlanta 4, N.Y. Mets 3 Milwaukee 6, Miami 5 Arizona 6, San Diego 2 Seattle at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Colorado, 8:10 p.m. Boston at Oakland, 9:05 p.m. San Francisco at L.A. Angels, 9:07 p.m. Washington at L.A. Dodgers, 9:10 p.m. NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division W L Pct GB New York 14 6 .700 Philadelphia 13 7 .650 1 Atlanta 12 8 .600 2 Washington 10 10 .500 4 Miami 5 15 .250 9 C entral Division W L Pct GB S t. Louis 12 8 .600 Milwaukee 13 9 .591 Pittsburgh 12 9 .571 Chicago 9 8 .529 1 Cincinnati 3 17 .150 9 W est Division W L Pct GB Arizona 14 6 .700 Colorado 11 10 .524 3 L os Angeles 8 10 .444 5 S an Francisco 8 11 .421 5 S an Diego 8 14 .364 7 T odays Games Cleveland at Baltimore, 1:05 p.m. Toronto at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m. Kansas City at Detroit, 1:10 p.m. Minnesota at Tampa Bay, 1:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Atlanta, 1:35 p.m. Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 1:35 p.m. Houston at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m. Miami at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m. Cincinnati at St. Louis, 2:15 p.m. Seattle at Texas, 3:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Colorado, 3:10 p.m. Boston at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. San Francisco at L.A. Angels, 4:07 p.m. San Diego at Arizona, 4:10 p.m. Washington at L.A. Dodgers, 8:05 p.m.MLB NBA PLAYOFFS76ers take control, top Heat for 3-1 series leadAssociated PressMIAMI Ben Simmons had the first playoff triple-double by a rookie in nearly 40 years, JJ Redick scored 24 points and the Philadelphia 76ers outlasted the Miami Heat 106-102 on Saturday to move within a victory of the second round. The 76ers lead the Eastern Conference series 3-1 and can close out the Heat when play resumes in Philadelphia on Tuesday night. Simmons became the first rookie since Magic Johnson in 1980 to post a playoff triple-double 17 points, 13 rebounds, 10 assists. Joel Embiid finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds for Philadelphia. Dwyane Wade led all scorers with 25 points off the bench for the Heat, who led by 12 points in the second half before letting a game they almost certainly had to have slip away.PELICANS 131, TRAIL BLAZERS 123In New Orleans, Anthony Davis scored 33 of his franchise playoff-record 47 points in the second half, and the Pelicans completed a firstround playoff sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers. Jrue Holiday capped his 41-point performance with an 18-foot pull-up jumper that gave the Pelicans a six-point lead with 40 seconds left. Rajon Rondo added 16 assists, and Davis also had 11 rebounds and three blocks for New Orleans, which is moving on to the second round of the playoffs for only the second time since the NBA returned to the city 16 seasons ago. C.J. McCollum scored 38 for the Trail Blazers. TIMBERWOLVES 121, ROCKETS 105In Minneapolis, Jimmy Butler hit four 3-pointers among his 28 points and Karl-Anthony Towns snapped back from a bad start to the series with 18 points and 16 rebounds, leading the Minnesota Timberwolves past the Houston Rockets for their first postseason victory in 14 years. Jeff Teague scored 23 points and Andrew Wiggins pitched in 20 points with another four 3-pointers. Derrick Rose added 17 points off the bench for the Wolves, who will try to even the series with a win in Game 4 on Monday night. James Harden led the way for Houston with 29 points.Associated PressTAMPA Nikita Kucherov scored his 27th career postseason goal, Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 26 shots and Tampa Bay beat New Jersey 3-1 to end the firstround series in five games. The 19-year-old Mikhail Sergachev became the youngest player in Lightning history to score a playoff goal and Ryan Callahan, back in the lineup after missing the previous two games with an upperbody injury, sealed it with an empty-netter with 1.7 seconds remaining. Tampa Bay advanced to a second-round series against the BostonToronto winner. Kyle Palmieri scored for the Devils.CAPITALS 3, BLUE JACKETS 2In Washington, Nicklas Backstrom scored his second goal of the game 11:53 into overtime to give the Washington Capitals a victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday and a 3-2 lead in the first-round playoff series. Braden Holtby made 16 of his 39 saves in the third period to help Washington get to overtime. Four of five games between the teams have gone past regulation making fatigue a factor for Game 6 Monday night in Columbus. Evgeny Kuznetsov and T.J. Oshie scored along with Backstrom in regulation for the Capitals, who became the first home team this series to win a home game. Fellow Vezina Trophy-winning goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky allowed a soft goal to Kuznetsov as one of his four on 29 shots in the loss. Matt Calvert scored short-handed and on a breakaway and Oliver Bjorkstrand had a deflection goal for Columbus.MAPLE LEAFS 4, BRUINS 3In Boston, Tyler Bozak and James van Riemsdyk scored 1:19 apart in the second period, and then the Toronto Maple Leafs killed off a 5-on-3 and three more power plays in a row to beat the Boston Bruins in Game 5 on Saturday night and avoid playoff elimination. Connor Brown and Andreas Johnsson each scored his first career playoff goal in the first period, and the Maple Leafs took a 4-1 lead to chase Tuukka Rask in the second. Frederik Andersen stopped 42 shots for Toronto, which returns home for Game 6 on Monday. Game 7 would be back in Boston on Wednesday, if necessary.Kucherov, Lightning take down Devils to end first-round seriescareer. The first came in 2015, when he won his only championship. I dont know if you can shoot for four in a row, he said. Its hard to go to Tallagega with the much of a winning streak and think that you can get to Victory Lane. The end was a bitter pill for Truex, who ran up front all night. He and Busch were dueling after a restart with 23 laps to go, and after Busch pulled away, Truex seemed to be closing ground until a spin by David Ragan brought out the yellow. All the front-runners pitted, and while Truexs team struggled mightily in the No. 1 pit stall, Truex could only watch as contender after contender beat him off pit road. He lost at least seven spots by the time NASCAR had sorted out the next restart starting order. It marked the 75th time he has raced on a short track in NASCARs premier series, and perhaps the best chance hes had in those 17 chances to come away with a victory, but instead he dropped to 0-for75 on short tracks for his career. BUSCH Continued From 1B NHL PLAYOFFS Cron homers twice in Rays win over TwinsST. PETERSBURG (AP) C.J. Cron hit a pair of two-run homers and Blake Snell won his third straight start Saturday night in the Tampa Bay Rays 10-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Crons homer in the third inning put the Rays up 2-1 after Adeiny Hechavarria singled for their first hit off Kyle Gibson. Cron connected again in the seventh off Gabriel Moya, capping a five-run inning. It was his fourth homer of the season. Joey Wendle had three hits and scored twice for the Rays, who won their third straight for the first time this year. Snell (3-1) surrendered just one run for his third consecutive start, striking out six and allowing five hits in seven innings. In 15 starts since his recall from the minors last August, the left-hander is 8-2 with a 2.74 ERA. Gibson (1-1) gave up four runs on five hits in 6 1/3 innings, striking out seven. Daniel Robertson homered in the eighth for Tampa Bay, his second. Brian Dozier led off the game with a double and scored on Miguel Sanos sacrifice fly. The hit stretched Doziers season-opening hitting streak to 15 games, the longest current streak in the majors. He has hit in 22 straight games going back to last season, batting .376 in that stretch. Joe Mauer went 0 for 4 for the Twins, ending his streak of 27 games reaching base safely against Tampa Bay.NBA PLAYOFFSSaturdays Games Game 4: Philadelphia 106, Miami 102 76ers lead series 3-1 Game 4: New Orleans 131, Portland 123 Pelicans win series 4-0 Game 3: Minnesota 121, Houston 105 Rockets lead series 2-1 Game 3: Oklahoma City at Utah, 10 p.m. Series is tied 1-1 Todays Games Game 4: Boston at Milwaukee, 1 p.m. Celtics lead series 2-1 Game 4: Golden State at San Antonio, 3:30 p.m. Warriors lead series 3-0 Game 4: Toronto at Washington, 6 p.m. Raptors lead series 2-1 Game 4: Cleveland at Indiana, 8:30 p.m. Pacers lead series 2-1Popovich wont coach Spurs in Game 4SAN ANTONIO (AP) Gregg Popovich wont coach the San Antonio Spurs in their possible series finale against the Golden State Warriors as he grieves the death of his wife. Spurs assistant Ettore Messina coached San Antonio in Game 3 and will again Sunday afternoon. Erin Popovich passed away Wednesday from a long-term illness.Aguilars walk-off leads Brewers past MarlinsMILWAUKEE (AP) Jesus Aguilar homered on the 13th pitch leading off the bottom of the ninth inning as the Milwaukee Brewers rallied past the Miami Marlins 6-5 on Saturday night for their fifth consecutive win. Aguilar, who entered the game as a late-inning replacement, hit his first home run of the season off Junichi Tazawa (0-1). Milwaukee tied the score in the eighth when Miami left fielder Derek Dietrich misplayed Eric Sogards two-out popup to left, allowing Travis Shaw to score from second. Eric Thames was thrown out at the plate attempting to score the go-ahead run from first. Jeremy Jeffress (2-0) pitched a score less inning of relief to get the win. The Marlins, who have lost six of seven, jumped out to 1-0 lead on Dietrichs homer off Brent Suter in the first inning. Lewis Brinsons three-run shot in the sec ond extended Miamis lead to 4-0. Shaws leadoff home run in the bottom of the second off Jose Urena got the Brewers on the scoreboard. Milwaukee scored twice in the fourth on Thames run-scoring single and an RBI groundout by Sogard. Miami extended the lead to 5-3 in fifth when Brian Andersons base hit drove in Starlin Castro, who singled and advanced to second on a wild pitch. The Brewers again pulled within a run in their half of the fifth on Ryan Brauns sacrifice fly.NHL PLAYOFFSSaturdays Games Game 5: Tampa Bay 3, New Jersey 1 Lightning win series 4-1 Game 5: Washington 4, Columbus 3, OT Capitals lead series 3-2 Game 5: Toronto 4, Boston 3 Bruins lead series 3-2 Todays Games Game 6: Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 3 p.m. Penguins lead series 3-2 Game 6: Nashville at Colorado, 7 p.m. Predators lead series 3-2NBA fines Wizards Morris, Celtics MorrisNEW YORK (AP) The NBA has fined Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris and twin brother Marcus Morris of the Boston Celtics for their roles in separate incidents during playoff games. Markieff Morris has been fined $25,000 by the NBA on Saturday for attempting to escalate an altercation and pushing an official during a game against Toronto on Friday night. Morris shoved official Ken Mauer aside when Morris and Torontos OG Anunoby had to be separated after a near-fight that drew other players less than three minutes into the Wizards 122-103 victory. Marcus Morris was also docked $15,000 for criticizing officials after the Celtics 11692 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.
S UNDAY, APRIL 22, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER 3B OUTDOORSSkin protection is critical in the summer weatherBy MONTY STEPHENSSpecial to the ReporterSummer is just around the corner and fishing is starting to get really good. Anglers all across Florida are venturing outdoors to enjoy time on the water. Being outdoors is good but overexposure to the sun is not. The link between the sun and skin cancer is undeniable. Many people believe the suns rays are even more damaging now than they were a few decades ago. The American Cancer Society projects 3.5 million Americans this year will hear they have skin cancer. Of this total, 74,000 cases will be melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer. The good news is most skin cancers can be prevented. So if you want fishing to be a sport you enjoy well into your senior years, then please, take steps now to protect yourself from the sun. Dermatologist Dr. Robert Skidmore, Jr. sees patients daily who have suffered the ill-effects of the sun. As anglers, we are at an increased risk from the damaging effects of the sun because of reflected rays from the water and because of the length of time we spend on the water. He offers the following tips for anglers to reduce their risk of skin damage: Cover up. Wear lightweight long sleeve shirts and pants. Several companies produce excellent fishing clothes that provide protection from the sun and are cool to wear. The shirts are vented and the material wicks moisture away. Newer fabrics have been developed that feel soft to the touch and are comfortable. Using a neck gaiter provides protection to the face, neck and ears. Several companies make fishing gloves designed to protect the backs of the hands. Wearing all of this with a proper hat is by the far the very best protection. South Florida guides who spend countless days on the water do all of these to protect their skin. Keep in mind, even on overcast, cloudy days, harmful UV rays are present. Apply Sunblock. Sunblock lotion should be liberally applied at least 30 minutes before going out into the sun. The first application should be made before you leave your house. The lotion should be applied before you start to perspire, so the sunblock can soak into the skin. Refresh frequently throughout the day. Choose a sunblock with a SPF rating of at least 30 for the arms, legs, face and neck. A water-resistant lotion of SPF 50+ should be used the nose and the tops of your ears. As the days grow longer and warmer, and the sun intensifies in its strength, anglers need to take precautions against the suns harmful rays, says Dr. Sam Economou, a plastic and reconstructive surgery practice located in Edina, Minn. Wear a hat. The skin on the head and face are especially vulnerable to the ill effects of the sun. At minimum wear a cap with a front bill. Better yet, wear one of the Boonie Hats (floppy hats) to cover up the forehead, ears and neck. You can always switch to a ball cap for the ride in. Wear sunglasses. Sun glasses will go a long way in protecting your eyes from harmful UV rays.Sunglasses that wrap around your face offer the best protection. Polarized lenses or reflective lenses are the very best. As an added benefit, they cut the glare on the water and allow you to see more fish. This is the best way to prevent formation of cataracts when you are older. Check your skin regularly. All of us can get skin cancer, but some skin types are especially prone. If you notice a spot that has changed in texture, color, size or shape, have it checked out. Take this seriously. Your doctor will take it seriously and its better to be safe than sorry. This is essential for all of us that spend considerable time outdoors, whether we are playing golf, fishing or working. During scalloping season, children are especially probe to sunburns since they are swimming in the water, which washes their sunblock lotion off. It is a good idea for them to wear a t-shirt or other covering while swimming. Our goal is to enjoy our time on the water and avoid a sunburn. Sunburns cause damage to the skin that often times cannot be fully understood. It is thought sunburns we received when we were younger are what leads to skin cancer when we are older. With proper protection, we can still enjoy a day of fishing and not subject ourselves to the ill-effects of the sun. Make it your goal to go fishing and come home looking like you didnt go fishing. Fishing is about spending time outdoors. And more often than not, most people enjoy fishing when the weather is nice and the sun is at its strongest. That puts many of Americas 50 million anglers at risk for skin cancer, says Dr. Economou. The more time you spend outdoors fishing, the greater risk of exposure to harmful ultraviolet radiation and sunburns. The best way to lower the rate of skin cancer and the pain and loss of life from this disease is to educate the public about skin cancer risk factors, prevention and detection. Its important for health care professionals and skin cancer survivors to remind others about the dangers of too much UV exposure (both from the sun and from man-made sources such as tanning beds) and about how easily they can protect their skin from UV rays. Skin cancer can often be found early, when it is most likely to be cured. Monthly skin self-exams and awareness of the warning signs of skin cancer may be helpful in finding most skin cancer when they are at an early, curable stage.COURTESYDale Harris, McDuffie Marine and Sporting Goods, decked out in sun protection gear is ready for a day of fishing. Fishing is about spending time outdoors. And more often than not, most people enjoy shing when the weather is nice and the sun is at its strongest. That puts many of Americas 50 million anglers at risk for skin cancer. Dr. Sam Economou, who leads Plastic Surgery Consultants in Edina, Minn.Gov. Scott, FWC announce 40-day recreational red snapper seasonFrom staff reportsThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Gov. Rick Scott are excited to announce a 40-day recreational red snapper season for both Gulf state and federal waters. A 24-day season was originally proposed. Gov. Scott said, Florida is a premier fishing destination and saltwater fishing in the Gulf of Mexico has a $7.6 billion economic impact in our state every year. Adding additional opportunities for anglers to enjoy Floridas world-class fishing not only benefits our visitors but also our Gulf Coast communities. I am pleased to announce this extension today, and encourage visitors and residents to start planning their summer fishing trips. Florida is an important access point throughout the nation and world for recreational red snapper fishing, said FWC Chairman Bo Rivard. With other Gulf states setting longer seasons than what Florida had initially proposed, it was important for us to find a fair resolution that would provide equal access to red snapper in Florida. FWC worked collaboratively with NOAA Fisheries to come up with a season that would provide access to all of those that choose Florida as their fishing destination. We appreciate the leadership from Gov. Rick Scott and U.S. Congressman Neal Dunn and we are excited to announce that extension today. Florida will be setting the season in 2018 and 2019 in both state and federal waters through a fishery-management pilot program (also referred to as an Exempted Fishing Permit). The 2018 proposed season would open June 11 and close July 21. This recreational season will include those fishing for red snapper from private recreational vessels. For-hire operations that do not have a federal reef fish permit are also included but are limited to targeting reef fish in Gulf state waters only. This Exempted Fishing Permit will not apply to commercial fishermen or for-hire operations with a valid federal reef fish permit. Learn more about snapper at MyFWC. com/Fishing by clicking on Saltwater Fishing, Recreational Regulations and Snappers and dont forget to sign up for the Gulf Reef Fish Survey via GoOutdoorsFlorida.com External Website if you plan to target snapper or other reef fish from a private vessel.
4B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, APRIL 22, 2018 Florida DE Jefferson expected back for campGAINESVILLE (AP) Florida defensive end CeCe Jefferson had shoulder surgery earlier this week, but the senior is expected to return in time for preseason practice in August. Jefferson injured his shoulder in Saturdays spring game. The 6-foot-1, 242-pound Jefferson led the Gators with 13 tackles for loss and 4 sacks last year. Jefferson is expected to flourish in Floridas 3-4 scheme under new defensive coordinator Todd Grantham. Jefferson is one of a number of talented pass-rushers on Floridas roster. The list includes Antonneous Clayton, Jachai Polite and Jabari Zuniga.UF baseball drops series finale to UKLEXINGTON, Ky. No. 9 Kentucky salvaged the series finale against No. 1 Florida with a 3-2 win on Saturday after noon in Lexington. The Gators clinched the series with wins on Thursday and Friday. UF is 14-4 in the SEC and first place overall with four series left. After scoring 20 runs to win the first two games of the series, Floridas bats were silenced by Justin Lewis. He struck out 11, walked three and gave up one hit in keeping the Gators at bay through eight innings. The Gators managed only two hits, one of which was JJ Schwarzs 10th home run of the season in the ninth. Their other run was unearned and came in the fifth. Nick Horvath walked with two outs, moved to second on a balk and scored on a throwing error on Deacon Liputs grounder.UF softball sweeps series over BulldogsSTARKVILLE, Miss. The fifthranked Florida softball team completed the series sweep of No. 19 Mississippi State after it took the doubleheader, 6-2 & 3-0, Saturday afternoon at Nusz Park. The Gators (41-7, 15-3 SEC) were lifted to the pair of victories over the Bulldogs (33-15, 6-12 SEC) with the aid of a grand slam from Amanda Lorenz in game one and complete-game shutout by Kelly Barnhill (21-1) in game two. Florida defeated Mississippi State 8-3 to open the series Friday evening as Amanda Lorenz went 4-for-4 at the plate and was a double shy of the cycle as she recorded a pair of singles, a triple and a home run.FSUs bats explode at Fenway in win vs. BCBOSTON Playing at historic Fenway Park for the first time in program history, No. 18 Florida State (28-12, 10-9 ACC) beat Boston College 13-7 in front of 5,433 fans as part of the Eagles annual Pete Frates ALS Awareness Game. Steven Wells continued to swing a hot bat, hitting 4-for-5 Saturday and 13-for-14 over the past four games. His average has jumped from .195 to .297 in that span. Tyler Ahearn (1-0) earned his first career win, pitching four innings and allowing just one run. Cobi Johnson earned the save, pitching the final three innings, and also went 1-for-4 with three RBI as the DH. His two-run triple gave FSU an 11-5 lead in the sixth inning. CJ Van Eyk made his second career start, allowing five runs (four earned) and five walks in two innings before Ahearn took over. Florida State also won Fridays game, scoring three runs in the 11th inning, including an RBI single by Cobi Johnson, to come away with a 13-12 victory.Four-run 5th sparks FSU softball to winTALLAHASSEE The Seminoles started Senior Weekend on a good note as Jessie Warren moved up the NCAA record book with a two-run home run and Kylee Hanson earned her 22nd win of the season as No. 10 Florida State (37-8, 14-2 ACC) posted a 4-0 shutout over Louisville (2815, 7-8 ACC) on Saturday after noon at JoAnne Graf Field. The Noles scored all four runs with two outs in the fifth inning to take game one of the series. Warren hit her 11th home run of the season and 73rd of her career, moving her into a tie for 16th in NCAA history with Washingtons Jamie Clark (2000-03).ROUNDUPFe, SCU, Southeastern, Daytona State. I have to give it my all and go out there with my best potential and be ready to perform well. Beasley has come a long way from when she first put on a Columbia jersey. Shes always been an aggressive, hard-nosed competitor, but her pitching repertoire as a freshman was a bit bare. Her changeup needed work and her curveball was nonexistent, two pitches Shoup knew she needed to have to be successful at the high school level. So the duo went to work. Shes developed into a different type of pitcher, said Shoup, who was also an assistant coach on Columbias 2013 state title team. She was a power pitcher trying to throw it by everybody, throwing a screwball in their hands and she learned quickly in this league youre not going to have a lot of strikeouts. Youre going to get more ground balls, pop flies and things like that so we try to keep batters off balance and she bought into that. She still gets her fair share of strikeouts but shes kind of bought into letting her defense work and throw strikes and change speeds. When Beasley wasnt practicing with Shoup she continued to perfect her craft away from Columbia with her pitching coach Dale Townsend, who shes worked with since middle school. While Shoup made sure not to mess too much with her arm developed mostly by Townsend he made it a goal to develop Beasley into a mound mentalist. Even if that meant walking a tightrope with her spirited personality. I think her and mine relationship is kind of like a love-hate relationship. I can get on her and then I can love her and she responds to both well, Shoup said. She knows when shes not giving her all or shes not putting forth the effort that I like to see. She knows Im going to come out there and get on her and shell respond. In the past, maybe not quite so much as this year, but this year she responds well and she understands what Im wanting more. I think through the years its just become a better relationship as far as just understanding each other. Beasley didnt really know what to expect from Shoup when she first arrived at Columbia. She didnt even expect to play right away. But when incumbent starter Ivorie Maltby went down with an injury three games into the season, Beasley was instantly thrust into action, forced to trust Shoup from the get-go of her high school career. The lineup card hasnt changed much since then. Theres usually a next to Beasleys name, and theres always mutual trust with Coach Shoup. And that curveball Shoup wanted Beasley to develop it? Its now one of her best pitches. My freshman year I didnt know him well and he was kind of fiery and he knows my attitude because Im fiery too so we gelled well, Beasley said. I was pumped up to play for him. Now in my junior year we have a good relationship and I just understand him with the pitch calling and Im comfortable with him calling my pitches. Beasley has always been a talented pitcher. Shes played travel ball since she was in elementary school and she recently tried out and earned a spot on the Florida Gold travel team, which shell play for this summer. And shes managed to pitch from a young age despite having hands smaller than the average pitcher, which she says sometimes forces her to change her grip on the ball. Thats something Beasley says used to bother her but no longer does. In her words, I just try to pitch as hard as I can. When I first came here I would say I could pitch my movement pitches but they didnt move as much, Beasley said. My hands are really little so I have to work on my spin and stuff a lot because the ball will get away from because my hands are so little. I would say when I first came here I pitched fast but I didnt have control. As Ive grown I think Ive gained more control and more consistency. Beasley has never been more consistent than shes been during Columbias 11-game winning streak. She hasnt given up more than one earned run in any of the nine games shes pitched (she was given rest against Buchholz and Vanguard). It may seem like a lot is riding on Beasleys shoulders heading into the postseason but she now welcomes it. So does Shoup. I think the team has confidence in her and they know shes going to go out there every night and give the team what it needs to have an opportunity to win the game, Shoup said. I have tremendous confidence in CrisDeona against the good hitting teams as well. Shes shown it all year. Shes kept the scores down and given us an opportunity to win. BEASLEY Continued From 1B PREP BASEBALLCHS retires Kirkmans jerseyable to get a base knock. Against the Class 5A Panthers (11-8), the Class 7A Tigers (9-12) couldnt find their groove offensively, after scoring eight runs in a contest the night before. Newberry starting pitcher Dylan Schaffer cruised until he gave up the tying run in the sixth. Columbia starting pitcher Daveion Love, who finished with five strikeouts, authored a solid performance on the hill. The senior shook off two early runs and kept the Tigers in contention throughout the night. It wasnt until the seventh when he gave up a single, hit a batter and walked another to loaded the bases early on. I thought he did great, Thomas said of Love. Hes had four or five (appearances) in a row now where he deserved better fate. Tough last inning. Columbia batters went down in order in the final frame, ending any rally chance. Were pressing when we dont need to press, Thomas said. Were very good swinging the bat, but we get ahead of ourselves thinking-wiseWere just looking to get a knock. Its frustrating from that end of it. Again, we swung the bats well and put balls in play. But we got to put balls in play when we got a guy standing over there at second We cant rely on small-ball to win a district championship, or the first game. Columbia isnt the only time District 3-7A team thats struggling with the tournament only two weeks away. No.1 seed Gainesville has lost five of their last seven games while No. 3 seed Middleburg has dropped six of its last seven. In their final three regular season games, starting with Palatka Monday, the Tigers hope to snap their losing skid and regain some momentum before their district semifinal matchup on May 1 against the Middleburg Broncos, who swept the four-seeded Tigers this year. They got to figure it out and dig down deep, Thomas added. Guys need to step up. CHS Continued From 1B By ERIC JACKSONejackson@lakecityreporter.comMIchael Kirkman was cemented into Columbia folklore Friday night. Alongside friends and family, the former MLB pitcher had his No. 16 jersey officially retired as the school honored its only big-league player during pregame festivities. The Lake City native, who pitched a no-hitter and an 18-strikeout game during his time at Columbia, says it felt full circle returning to the ballpark in which he used to rule. So many memories, said Kirkman, who was drafted by the Texas Rangers in 2005. People you dont get to talk to as much as you want to, just seeing them and coming back into this setting, with this ceremony, its humbling. It really is. Some of Kirkmans former teammates and coaches were also in attendance for his big day. It was really, really good thing, said former Columbia skipper Andy Bennett, who coached Kirkman during his eight seasons at the helm. Im glad coach (Brian) Thomas was able to put this together.. Family and former players were able to come out and celebrate a great achievement. One of the greatest (things) you can do in baseball is get to the level that he was, pitching in a World Series. It couldnt have happened to a better guy a family guy, and hard worker. It was a good time. Following his 10-year stint with the Rangers, Kirkman, 31, played for the San Diego Padres, Milwaukee Brewers and Atlanta Braves before calling it quits last year. Before he embarked on his career in pro baseball, where he bounced around from city to city, the former Columbia star says he never forgot his early principles. Hard work and determination, he said. Thats always the biggest keys. Talent will only take you so far and (you) got to have perseverance during hard times. There were times I didnt want to pitch, theres times when I wanted quit and come home. But I stuck it through, figured it out and made a career out of it.Photos by BRENT KUYKENDALL/Lake City ReporterFormer Columbia and MLB pitcher is honored alongside friends, family and players prior to the Tigers game against Newberry on Friday night. Columbia retired Kirkmans No. 16 jersey. Michael Kirkman throws out the first pitch of Friday nights game. Former CHS pitcher was drafted by the Texas Rangers in 2005.BRENT KUYKENDALL/Lake City ReporterColumbia pitcher CrisDeona Beasley throws against Trenton on Apr. 9.
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Please call for information (386)752-4488 Notice of Public Sale, Notice is hereby given that on 5/8/18 at 10:30 am, the following vehicle will be sold at public auction pursuant to F.S. 713.585 to satp isfy towing, storage, and labor charges: 2013 SMRT #WMEEJ3BA8DK638731. The vehicle will be sold for $1349.23. Sale will be held by lienor at Rountree Moore Kia2528 US Hwy 90 W, Lake City, FL 32055, 386-755-0630. Pursuant to F.S. 713.585, the cash sum amount of $1349.23 would be sufficient to redeem the vehicle from the lienor. Any owner, lienholders, or interested parties have a right to a hearing prior to the sale by filing a demand with the Columbia County Clerk of Circuit Court for disposition. The owner has a right to recover possession of the vehicle prior to the sale, by posting a bond pursuant to F.S. 559.917, and if sold, proceeds remaining from the sale will be deposited with the Clerk of the Circuit Court in Columbia County for disposition. Lienor reserves the right to bid. 421964 April 22, 2018 TEACHING ASSISTANT II, PART-TIME This is a permanent, part-time position assisting students with computer programs offered in the Student Success Center. Provide academic and technological support for students, faculty, and staff. Requires High school diploma or equivalent and must have completed a minimum of 12 successful semester hours of college or university course work. Special consideration will be given to applicants with an Associate's degree or certificate in related area. Computer literate necessary in Microsoft Office and basic computer functions. Teaching/tutoring experience and knowledge of math from basics to college algebra is desirable. SALARY: $11.24 per hour. APPLICATION DEADLINE: 4/27/18 Position details and applications available online at: www.fgc.edu or visit Human Resources Florida Gateway College 149 S.E. 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Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. NOTICE OF A SPECIAL MEETING TO BE HELD BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LAKE SHORE HOSPITAL AUTHORITY ON THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2018 AT 5:15 PM AT THE LAKE SHORE HOSPITAL AUTHORITY CONFERENCE ROOM, LOCATED AT 259 NE FRANKLIN STREET, LAKE CITY, FLORIDA 32025. THE PURPOSE OF THE MEETING IS TO DISCUSS AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT RELATED TO THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR POSITION All interested persons are invited to attend the meeting identified above. Pursuant to 286.0105, Florida Statutes, the Authority hereby advises the public if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Authority with respect to any matter considered at its meeting or hearing, 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 meeting identified above, as addressed in the American Disabilities Act, please contact the Hospital Authority at (386) 755-1090. SONJA MARKHAM Administrative Assistant 422358 April 22, 2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO. 17-258 CP IN RE:The Estate of VERA MERIAM URSCHEL, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of VERA MERIAM URSCHEL, deceased, whose date of death was July 12, 2017, and whose Social Security Number is XXXXX-6955, is pending in the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Columbia County Courthouse, Post Office Box 2069, Lake City, Florida 32056-2069. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of Decedent and other persons having claims or demands against Decedent's estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of Decedent and other persons having claims or demands against Decedent's estate, must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is April 22, 2018. /s/ KATHY L. LASTAS Personal Representative 405 SW Morning Glory Drive Lake City, Florida 32024 MORGAN LAW CENTER FOR ESTATE & LEGACY PLANNING, PLLC /s/ Teresa Byrd Morgan Florida Bar No. 0698954 234 East Duval Street Lake City, Florida 32055 386/755-1977 (office) 386/755-8781 (facsimile) firstname.lastname@example.org Attorney for Personal Representatives 421738 April 22, 29, 2018 O'Neal Roofing now hiring. No experience required. Apply in person 212 SE Hickory Dr. 386-752-7578 3BR/2BA $625/mo quiet park, no pets, clean country living, references & deposit required. 386-292-2078 Beautiful Commercial Suite for rent in Midtown Center, Lake City, office & warehouse space. Call 386-365-8818 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. Anthony-Harris, deceased, whose date of death was May 3, 2016, is pending in the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Ave., Lake City, FL 32055. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN FLORIDA STATUTES SECTION 733.702 WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is April 15, 2018. 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The media usually treats big or sustained drops in the stock market as only bad and as a good reason to panic. The only ones who should panic, though, are those who need to sell their holdings soon and they shouldnt even be invested in stocks. Its best to invest in stocks only with money you can leave in the market for five, or even 10, years.Toying With ProfitsIt might be game over for toy retailer Toys R Us, which is undergoing liquidation as its business evaporates, but that doesnt mean that toy and game giant Hasbro (Nasdaq: HAS) is doomed, even though its stock is being dragged down by the news. Hasbro has multiple channels through which to sell its games and toys, and Toys R Us wasnt the companys biggest retailer. In 2017, Walmart, Toys R Us and Target were its three largest customers, accounting for 19 percent, 9 percent and 9 percent of global sales, respectively. Tie-ins with movies are one of many ways Hasbro is growing, thanks to the enduring popularity of franchises such as Star Wars, Transformers and Marvel superheroes, not to mention Hasbros continuing relationship with Disney. Meanwhile, Hasbros rivals are weakening. Mattels revenue has been shrinking over the past few years, and Hasbro is looking to acquire it. Hasbro has a track record of developing products that kids can relate to, and with its growing presence in the digital market, Hasbro ought to be able to capitalize on kids seeking online entertainment. Its brands include Nerf, My Little Pony, Transformers, Play-Doh, Monopoly and Magic: The Gathering. Recently trading near 52-week lows and sporting a 3 percent dividend yield, Hasbros stock is worth considering. (The Motley Fool owns shares of and has recommended Hasbro.) rffGreat Concepts Arent EnoughMy dumbest investment was in Solomon Technologies, a company making innovative electric motors. It was an exciting concept, but I lost all the money I invested. D.A., online The Fool Responds: When investing, an exciting concept isnt enough. A company should ideally offer growing revenue and profits, a healthy balance sheet (meaning little debt and ample cash to meet obligations and fuel growth), one or more sustainable competitive advantages, and trustworthy, capable management. In the case of Solomon Technologies, its visionary CEO ended up accused by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of defrauding investors through illegal trading. He subsequently left the company. Its always smart to research a company thoroughly before investing, but you can still end up surprised and burned on occasion. Thats why its important not to invest too many eggs in too few baskets. If your Solomon stake made up half your overall portfolios value, it would have been devastating, but if it was just a 10th or 20th of it, it would sting less. Many times, exciting companies you run across have not yet grown into profit-making enterprises and are worth avoiding. In one of Solomons filings with the SEC, it noted, We have never been profitable, and if we continue to lose money and do not achieve profitability soon, we may be unable to continue our business. It also noted unpaid taxes and debts. Look Before You Buy LEAPSQWhat are LEAPS? H.B., Pueblo, ColoradoALong Term Equity Anticipation Securities (LEAPS) are long-term options. Standard options let you purchase the right to buy (via call options) or sell (via put options) a fixed number of shares of a stock at a fixed price within a fixed time period, typically a few months. LEAPS work the same way, but expire after more than a year.For example, if you think that PieMart (ticker: GOBBL), trading at $50 today, will soon be at $70, you might buy call options for $6 per share that let you buy the shares at $55. That will ultimately cost you $61 per share ($55 plus $6), netting you a $9-per-share profit but only if the stock hits your target before the expiration date. LEAPS, with their longer time frames, generally cost more than shorter-term options, but they can be more attractive as they give the underlying stock more time to move. Options are not for beginning investors, and many experienced investors steer clear, too. Learn more at investopedia.com/university/options and fool.com/investing/options/ options-a-foolish-introduction.aspx.***QAre companies with lots of cash and no debt the best ones to invest in? G.D., onlineALots of cash does allow a company to take advantage of opportunities that arise, but too much cash can be unproductive and, arguably, even wasteful.Many successful companies will often keep small cash balances. They spend their cash for purposes such as paying dividends, expanding their businesses and acquiring other companies. If they suddenly need cash, they draw on their lines of credit. Meanwhile, a manageable amount of debt isnt necessarily bad. Indeed, if a company borrowed at a low rate and made great use of that money, its an effective strategy.Want more information about stocks? Send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Upside of Down MarketsThe stock market has been rather turbulent lately, making some investors nervous. No one can know for sure exactly what the stock market will do, especially in the short term. This is true, though: There will be occasional crashes and bear markets and many of us should actually be hoping for them. Why? Well, if you plan to be regularly investing money into the stock market over the next decade(s), a stagnant or sinking market is a good thing for now. As superinvestor Warren Buffett has explained: If you expect to be a net saver during the next five years, should you hope for a higher or lower stock market during that period? 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Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperatives cornhole tournament was a lot of fun. It is an activity anyone can play and that spectators can watch. The children who came had their own activities and enjoyed playing together. Generally, it was a great family and community activity, and, certainly, United Way appreciates the funds raised, said Rita Dopp, executive director of United Way. The United Way employees who sponsored their team and played have already selected their team name for the second annual tournament. Jay and Randy Papesca of Live Oak and Jasper finished third in the tournament, Allen Kennedy and Richard Stohlmann of Jasper came in second, and Rob Chismark and Daniel Hedberg of Middleburg took home the gold. CORNerstone sponsors of the event were Farmers Cooperative, First Federal Bank of Florida, North Florida Printing Co. P oole Realty andSeminole Electric Cooperative SVECs wholesale power provider. Tournament operations were conducted by North FL Cornhole. COURTESY PHOTOSFirst place winners in the first annual Suwannee Valley Cornhole Tournament hosted by Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative, Rob Chismark and Daniel Hedberg, both of Middleburg, are congratulated by master of ceremonies Joe Barclay, SVEC, and Rita Dopp, executive director, United Way of Suwannee Valley, which benefited from the tournament pro ceeds. In addition to receiving first place medals and winners plaques, each received $50 cash. LEFT: Second place finishers Allen Kennedy and Richard Stohlmann, both of Jasper, received congratulations and second place medals from Joey Barclay, SVEC, and Rita Dopp, United Way, and gift certificates donated by the Brown Lantern Restaurant, Live Oak. RIGHT: Jay Papesca and Randy Papesca, of Live Oak and Jasper, donned their medals for taking third place in the tournament and received gift certificates donated by Dairy Queen, Live Oak.
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And there are very few people looking to buy tiny homes. The tiny home movement is kind of a niche thing. Its a very narrow market, and something that doesnt have a lot of demand isnt going to appreciate. I would avoid the tiny house movement if I were you, Romeo. Dont invest in things that dont have proven track records and dont go up in value. I love real estate, but not tiny real estate! Dave Dear Dave, My husband and I are just starting Baby Step 1 of your plan. Prior to this, we told my two nephews we would buy them laptop computers for college. They dont get a lot of encouragement or support from their immediate family, so we try to help them when we can. Should we go ahead and honor this commitment, postpone getting our starter emergency fund in place, and possibly take on a little more debt, or bow out of the agreement? Lisa Dear Lisa, Well, its difficult to be generous when youre broke. You dont even have $1,000 to your names, and youre going to buy two laptops? I dont know how much debt you have, or what your household income is, but I do know neither of you have managed your money very well in the past. If you make $50,000 a year, and you have $70,000 in debt, you should sincerely and apologetically bow out. Explain that you made a big mistake, and just be honest about why you cant provide the laptops. If you make $200,000 a year, but youve just been incredibly silly and lazy with your money, you should buy the laptops and then get serious about growing up and getting control of your finances. Dont make promises, financial or otherwise, you cant keep. I know this is a tough, embarrassing situation, but its what I would do if I were in your shoes. 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 Dunn: Farm Bill gives certainty to producersFrom staff reportsWASHINGTON, D.C. Congressman Neal Dunn, a member of the House Agriculture Committee, released the following statement after the committee passed the 2018 Farm Bill: We need to give our producers confidence in a bright future, and I believe we did that today, said Dr. Dunn. The 2018 Farm Bill will give certainty to farmers, ranchers, and foresters across North Florida that we have their backs. From protecting crop insur ance to streamlining burdensome regulations, we are fixing the Farm Bill to protect and support the agriculture industry. Its disappointing that Democrats on the committee chose to play games today, endangering the farm and food bill. We all depend on a thriving agriculture industry and this Farm Bill works to ensure that we will continue to have safe and affordable food on our tables.Bill highlights:Reauthorizes the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) options through 2023. Strengthens the farm safety net and protects crop insurance. Restores funding for vital tools for trade promotion and market development. Streamlines and reduces regulatory burdens. Improvements to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Dunn advocated for several issues that were included in the final bill, including: Trade policy advocacy for new technologies. Improving USDA record-keeping of dog importation into the United States. Increasing awareness regarding technology and food. Including an algae agriculture research program under the High Priority Research and Extension Initiatives section. Dunn Video imaging satellite venture gets backingBy DOMINIC GATESThe Seattle TimesSEATTLE Airbus, Bill Gates and Japanese billionaire Masayoshi Son have joined to back a spinoff from Bellevue, Wash.-based Intellectual Ventures that aims to launch a constellation of imaging satellites that will deliver real-time, continuous video of almost anywhere on Earth. Russell Hannigan, founder and chief executive of the new venture called EarthNow said realtime video will provide a leap beyond existing Earth observation satellites that provide still photos and video clips sometime after a user requests the images. With EarthNows constellation of satellites, you will see events unfold as they happen, he said. We are excited by the prospect of giving everyone a stunningly beautiful, real-time window on your world from space. No satellites have yet been built. EarthNow recently closed a first round of financing focused primarily on maturing the overall system design. Though the amount of funding was not disclosed, it includes investments and partnerships from an impressive list of satellite industry and tech-company heavyweights. EarthNows key partner is European aerospace giant Airbus, which proposes to mass-produce the satellites using production lines in Toulouse, France, and in Florida. Aside from Microsoft co-founder Gates and Son, also investing in EarthNow is Greg Wyler, founder and executive chairman of OneWeb, a large, still-nascent satellite venture that aims to provide broadband internet access globally and has attracted investment of nearly $2 billion. OneWebs initial fleet of nearly 900 satellites is also being built by Airbus. Son heads the Japanese conglomerate Softbank Group, which is also a financial backer of OneWeb. EarthNows satellites will be modified versions of the small, low-cost, high-performance models Airbus originally developed for OneWeb, which Hannigan in an interview called the Model T of spacecraft. The venture is affordable because Airbus and OneWeb have figured out how to mass-produce these satellites at low cost, he said. While the OneWeb satellites will carry a payload of communications software and electronics hardware, EarthNows payload will be video-imaging software and optical hardware. Hannigan said the key to EarthNows technology is that each individual satellite in a constellation of hundreds will have enormous processing power on board. That means that though each satellite will collect colossal quantities of data far too much to beam back to Earth in real time the software will be able to process it all onboard and focus on sending back to Earth only that part of it the user wants to see. He said the system has been validated in a lab setting, though not yet in space. The company foresees initial business coming from government and large businesses. As examples of applications, Hannigan listed monitoring of illegal fishing in the oceans; a warning system that can spot forest fires as soon as they ignite; mapping and guiding traffic flows through a smart city; and real-time media reports of events happening in remote sites. But eventually, Hannigan said, the goal is to develop a service that consumers can access to observe whats happening now on any part of the globe. You should be able to look around, to pan and zoom and explore the world for yourself in real time, he said. Thats the ultimate goal. The project was incubated by Intellectual Ventures, founded and led by Microsofts former chief technology officer, Nathan Myhrvold. His firm specializes in patenting technologies and bringing them to market. Hannigan said the company is for now still housed at the offices of Intellectual Ventures but is scouting for its own space, likely somewhere on the Eastside. He said a joint Airbus/ EarthNow team of about 25 to 30 people is currently working on the project, with about half in Toulouse and half in Bellevue. He said he expects to hire more people here after the next funding round. When its satellites are built, EarthNow will have to line up launch providers to get them into orbit and a ground network to receive and process the incoming video data. All that lies ahead. Were at the beginning phase, said Hannigan, declining to say when he expects the service to begin operating.EarthNows key partner is European aero space giant Airbus, which proposes to mass-produce the satellites using production lines in Toulouse, France, and in Florida.
4C LAKE CITY REPORTER BUSINESS WEEK OF SUNDAY, APRIL 2228, 2018From UF/IFASGAINESVILLE A University of Florida student has been chosen as one of nine undergradu ate students to receive a research grant from the Weed Science Society of America. Current UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences senior Rachel Watson was awarded the $2,000 grant to continue her research on a potential biological control agent, psyllid Calophya latiforceps, which could be used to suppress the invasive Brazilian Pepper-tree. The tree species occupies an estimated 700,000 acres of land in Florida alone. Watsons research on the psyllid took place at the UF/ IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center in Ft. Pierce, Florida. UF/IFAS professor James Cuda has served as the sponsor of Watsons research. Watson also received guidance from Patricia Prade, a CALS doctoral student studying entomology and nematology. According to Prade, Watson has a knack for research and has been influential in the success of this project. Rachel is an organized, driven and hardworking student, Prade said. She is always open to learn new techniques, help others, adjust her ideas and bring new ideas to our research. Having her as a student was a mutualistic experi ence. I was able to help her with the knowledge I have acquired over the years, and she provided feedback that helped me improve my mentoring skills. As an undergraduate student, Watson had never written a grant proposal or created a budget for a project like this. Writing this grant is something that will help me professionally, Watson said. Whether it is graduate school, a research position or even an education position, having this grant proposal under my belt will be very beneficial for me. Growing up, Watson was convinced that science was not for her. With her mother as a biology teacher and her father as a civil engineer, she was determined to branch out from the STEM field. However, a curiosity and appreciation for the outdoors instilled in her by her father and three older brothers led Watson to look into science majors that would satisfy this interest. Watson began looking for science degree opportunities in CALS and stumbled upon the entomology and nematology major. She was immediately interested. Even as a freshman at UF, Watson was interested in volunteering as a research assistant. Through the entomology and nematology club and UF/IFAS associate professor Rebecca Baldwin, Watson was introduced to an opportunity to volunteer in Cudas lab. Three weeks into her freshman year, Watson began a position as a lab technician, which helped develop her love for research. Through the UF/ IFAS summer research internship program, Watson worked as a field research assistant in the Panamanian rainforest at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) studying the Heliconia bug. This experience provided Watson with a better understanding of field, research and laboratory skills. In the summer of 2017, Watson took on a new research opportunity assisting with a study on the biological control of Hydrilla, an invasive aquatic plant known to cause significant environmental and economic harm in Florida. Through this research experience with UF/IFAS medical and veterinary entomology assistant research scientist Emma Weeks, Watson realized her interests in research and educating others about invasive species and biological control solutions. Watson presented research findings at the Southeastern Branch Conference of the Entomological Society of America. Watson believes that CALS has played a fundamental part in providing her with the opportunities to further her education through research and her readiness for a future career in biological control. I think CALS has given me tons of opportunities, Watson said. Being in entomology and nematology has provided me with a second home. Its just about having all these different people in CALS who have helped me further my career, individuals who want to see me succeed. Its nice knowing that I have people supporting me and watching me succeed. If I need help, they are right there.Invasive species are targets of UF student COURTESY UFRachel Watson, left, from Winter Haven, has been chosen as one of nine undergraduate students to receive a research grant from the Weed Science Society of America. Watson was awarded the $2,000 grant to continue her research on a potential biological control agent, psyllid Calophya latiforceps, which could be used to suppress the invasive Brazilian Pepper-tree. The tree species occupies an estimated 700,000 acres of land in Florida alone. Objects in mirror closer than they appear. Why?By BOB WEBERChicago TribuneQ: When was the right side mirror first used and when and why was the warning changed to objects in mirror may be closer than they appear? Which leads to another question: Why do they say may when that is how it was made? R.F., Grayslake, Ill. A: According to the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR 571.111, S5.4.2) Each convex mirror shall have permanently and indelibly marked at the lower edge of the mirrors reflective surface, in letters not less than 4.8 mm nor more than 6.4 mm high the words Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear. We dont know how may be sneaked in there. We are also not sure when the first right outside mirror appeared, but the left outside mirror became standard in the 1960s. We do know why objects appear larger: Convex lenses bend light. It is like looking through the wrong end of binoculars. Legend has it that the first rearview mirror was simply an ordinary, hand-held, household mirror. Q: When will the national motor vehicle safety folks recognize the significant number of accidents caused by the blinding headlights that have become popular in the last few years? The glare from headlights is particularly blinding. Additional lamps like fog lights should not be used as supplementary headlights. If they are, they should automatically turn off when opposing traffic comes in range. Am I the only adult driver that sees this as a problem? P.B., Philadelphia. A: Our eyes begin to degenerate at around 40 years old. As we age, glare becomes more of an issue. According to AAA: Senior drivers can face substantially increased risk, because of decreased visual distance and sensitivity to the contrast between darkness and bright lights along roadways. Difficulties like these are the most common reasons older drivers limit or regulate their own driving. Many senior drivers also find they just dont need to be driving at night as often as they used to and primarily drive during the day. This can result in driving under less stressful conditions, too. If you cannot avoid driving at night, there are several ways to manage the risks. AAA offers these tips: Adjust your speed to the reach of your headlights. Do not overdrive your headlights by driving at a speed that wouldnt allow you to stop for an obstacle at the far reaches of your headlights. Compensate for reduced visibility by decreasing your speed and increasing following distance to four or more seconds behind the car in front of you. Keep your eyes moving. Do not focus on the middle of the area illuminated by your headlights. Watch for sudden flashes of light at hilltops, around curves or at intersections, because these may indicate the presence of oncoming vehicles. Look at the sides of objects. In dim light during reduced visibility, focus on the edges or outlines of objects. Your eyes can pick up images more sharply this way than by looking directly at the object. Protect your eyes from glare. Prolonged exposure to glare from sunlight or headlights can temporarily affect your visibility at night. It can also lead to eyestrain and drowsiness. Wear good sunglasses on bright days and take them off as soon as the sun goes down. After steady daytime driving, rest awhile before you begin driving at night. At night, look to the center of your pathway and use the painted edge lines to guide your vehicle. Avoid being blinded by oncoming high beams. If the driver of an oncoming vehicle fails to dim the lights, look down toward the right side of the road to avoid being blinded. You should be able to see the edge of the lane or the painted edge line and stay on course until the vehicle passes.ABOUT THE WRITERBob Weber is a writer and mechanic who became an ASE-certified Master Automobile Technician in 1976. He maintains this status by seeking certification every five years. Webers work appears in professional trade magazines and other consumer publications. His writing also appears in automotive trade publications, Consumer Guide and Consumers Digest. Send questions along with name and town to Motormouth, Rides, Chicago Tribune, 435 N. Michigan Ave., Fourth Floor, Chicago, IL 60611 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Airline adopts tougher policy for emotional support animalsBy HUGO MARTINLos Angeles TimesResponding to a rash of incidents involving animals on planes, Alaska Airlines plans to impose new requirements for passengers flying with emotional support animals. Starting May 1, the Seattle-based carrier will require passengers who want to travel with emotional support animals to provide proof that the animal is healthy, well-behaved and is needed to support the flyer during the flight. The change comes soon after Delta and United Airlines both adopted similar requirements, which took effect March 1. Delta and Alaska both have cited a recent surge in incidents involving animals on planes. Delta said it adopted the new policy in response to an 84 percent increase in animal incidents since 2016, including animals urinating, defecating, biting, barking and lunging on planes. A Delta passenger was mauled by a 50-pound dog on a flight from Atlanta to San Diego last year. Alaska carries about 150 emotional support and service animals daily and has been noting problems almost weekly. We are making these changes now based on a number of recent incidents where the inappropriate behavior of emotional support animals has impacted and even injured our employees, other guests and service animals, Ray Prentice, Alaskas director of customer advocacy, said in a statement. The airline now requires that passengers flying with emotional support animals provide a letter from a mental health professional or medical doctor, affirming that the flyer needs the animal for support. Starting May 1, passengers must also print and fill out two additional forms from Alaskair.com. In one form, the passenger affirms that the animal is well-trained and that the passenger accepts liability for any injury or damage caused by the animal. Another form certifies that the animal is healthy. All three documents must be submitted 48 hours before flying. Emotional support animals can sit on the lap of a passenger or below a guests seat.
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A theme park for grown-ups who love to driveBy RUSS MITCHELLLos Angeles TimesSAN FRANCISCO Last weekend, I drove to Los Angeles from my Bay Area home. My wife and 12-year-old daughter visited Disneyland. I headed to my ideal theme park: the Porsche Experience Center in Carson. There are no lines at the Porsche Experience Center. There are 77 shiny near-new Porsches, one of which was reserved for me: a beautiful cobalt blue 911 GTS. Anyone 21 or over with a drivers license valid in any state or foreign land plus $585 can do the same. (Different cars and packages are offered at different prices.) The moneys good for 90 minutes with a Porsche and private coach at what the company calls a -acre sports car playground. Theres a twisty-turny 1.3-mile handling circuit. Theres an acceleration straight that functions as a drag strip. Theres an ice hill, an off-road zone, a soaking-wet, slippery skid pad and more. My GTS rumbled at the starting line of the acceleration straight. I had the fully loaded model, with 450 horsepower, 405 pound-feet of torque, a 3.9-second zero-to-60-mph time and a price tag well north of $150,000. The base car comes with a manual shifter, but this one was equipped with the Porsche Doppelkupplung setup, which smoothly combines manual and automatic modes. The strip runs nearly a mile before reaching a 33 percent banked curve modeled after a freaky turn at the famed Nurburgring racetrack in Germany. My coach was an amiable young man named Ricky Downton. He grew up in a rural patch outside Atlanta fixing cars with his older brother. Its said that millennials arent into automobiles, but Downtons a reminder against generalizations. OK, were in launch mode, he shouted at me from the passenger seat. Press hard on the brake with your left foot. Push the gas pedal flat to the floor. Flat! I released the brake. The car rocketed forward. The track runs parallel to the 405, where traffic, of course, was crawling. G-forces thrust my back into the seat while the highway traffic blurred into gray mist in my peripheral vision. I heard Downton yelling at my right foot. Keep it flat! Keep it flat! My spirit was willing but my body betrayed me. A rush of adrenaline was accompanied by a tiny twinge of fear. Before I could beat it, my foot involuntary lifted itself a mere millimeter off the pedal for a nanosecond. I willfully mashed it down again, but that little twitch was enough to slow me considerably. How fast? I asked. A disappointing 110 mph. But a heart-pumping thrill ride nonetheless. On the handling circuit, it became clear that the Porsche Experience wasnt just a place to drive a hot car. In 90 minutes, you can learn to drive more like a pro and, if youre lucky enough to afford a Porsche, get a lot more out of what the car has to offer. Ive always thought of myself as a good driver. But my coach humbled me in no time. He took the wheel and rumbled along to give me a close look at the course, then again at high speed and with meticulous precision. As soon as it was my turn, I realized how much I had to learn. I hit the corners too fast. I hit the corners too slow. I hit the brakes too heavy, or too light or not quite at the right time. Same with the gas. I under-turned, and I over-turned. It was not a dorkish performance. A colleague whod been watching later said it looked like I knew what I was doing, and hes a guy who doesnt say such things to be nice. But the skill gap between Downton and me was immense. My biggest problem is a common one, even among sports car own ers, Downton told me. It involved my eyeballs. Instead of following the road hundreds of feet ahead where the twists and turns would be taking me, my eyes too often were drilled into the curve I was headed directly into. That forced me to brake too hard, adjust my steering to compensate, lose speed and look clumsy while I got back on track. In ball sports, when youre throwing or kicking, you look where you want the ball to go. Same in everyday driving. Most people, Downton said, stare at the car in front of them (when theyre not staring at their phone). Its especially true in places such as Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco and Silicon Valley, where commuter traffic is slow and dense. Theyre all looking at the bumpers of the car in front of them, he said. Youve got to train yourself to pick up your eyes, look whats happening ahead of you. Whether on the track or the highway, he said, Im always looking ahead, always planning. If youre reacting to brake lights in front of you, youre not really prepared. Simply by raising my eyes, I improved my circuit performance considerably, moving through it smoother, and faster, with more confidence. The eye trick was crucial on the kick plate, as well. The kick plate leads into a skid pad, a wide epoxy-treated surface, kept soaking wet and super slick. You approach at 20 to 30 mph, and a horizontal plate underneath the car kicks it randomly to the left or right. The car quickly seems to lose gravity, and youre floating out of control. The key is to look where you want the car to go, even if you have to twist your head backward, and quickly move the steering wheel that way. You need to prepare for it. The move is not intuitive. These sorts of lessons are available at driving schools across the coun try, of course. The skills learned here are transferable to the public highways and, used responsibly, make for safer driving. But the center is meant more than anything to boost the Porsche brand and sell more cars. At the low friction circle, Downton showed off the Porsche Stability Management system. The circles surface is similar to the skid pads. Try to speed around it, and most people will spin out of control. Turn it on, and you stick to the slimy surface almost like youre on railroad tracks. Some people like big touch screens in their cars with video gamestyle Easter eggs. Some like technology that improves a cars driving performance. Theres room in the market for both. Opened in 2016 on an old golf course at a cost of $60 million, the Porsche center is one of five worldwide, joining Atlanta; Leipzig, Germany; Silverstone, England; and Le Mans, France. Shanghai is next on the list. We live in a branded world, and theres more at the experience center than driving tracks. Theres a Porsche store on site, of course, with Porsche hats and shirts and sunglasses; a cafe; and a high-end restaurant called 917 run by chef Matt Lee, former executive chef at the Getty, who serves food thats beautiful and delicious. The centers lobby serves as a museum showing off historic Porsches, including a version of the famed 1,580-horsepower 1973 Porsche 917/30 race car, the one with the gigantic rear spoiler wing that looms over the vehicle like some comic book creation. Behind a glass wall, visitors can watch race cars being tweaked by workers at Porsche Motorsport North America, a racing division of Porsche. A simulator lab features a row of high-end arcade-style driving stations that digitally replicate more than 20 of the most famous racetracks around the world and a similar number of Porsche models rendered to be true to their individual performance charac teristics, including engine sounds. The center is able to host private events for parties of five to 500. More than 60,000 visitors showed up last year, Porsche said. California is one of Porsches top markets. The state accounts for 10 percent of the U.S. population but 24.7 percent of Porsches U.S. car sales (27 percent for the 911). If it were a country, California would represent Porsches fifth-larg est market. The metropolitan L.A. market alone would count as the sixth, said Klaus Zellmer, chief executive of Porsche Cars North America. Californians embrace design and innovation and the pleasure of driving these cars, Zellmer said. In this case, I have to agree.MYUNG J. CHUN/Los Angeles Times/TNSDrivers negotiate the Low-Friction Circle at the Porsche Experience Center Los Angeles on April 10, 2018. This course allows drivers to experience under and oversteer. The 53-acre facility is open to the public even if you dont own a Porsche. Porsches L.A. Experience Center
6C LAKE CITY REPORTER BUSINESS WEEK OF SUNDAY, APRIL 2228, 2018 rfntb bbbrrfntbtrrfrffrr frrrffrffr rffffrffffr rbfbnffbb fnffbffffrffff frffftrrff frffffrf rrrffrr rfffbbrn rfntb rf frffrrrtb bbb rfrfbbfrf Head of Lettuce Watermelon Red or Green Seedless Grapes Mangos Mangos LOCALLY AMERICAN OWNED Ribeye Chuck Roast Boneless Chops or RibsMiscut WingsWhole FryersSemi-Boneless Boneless Beef Fresh Pork Fresh Fryer Fresh :ANTIBIOTIC-FREECHICKEN! We Only Sell Meats that are Born, Raised, and Harvested in the USA!GOOD THROUGH 04/24/LB Cube Steaks Beef$3.99/LB Split or Cut UpsFresh Fryer Select Deli Meat TraysFarmington$4.29/LB Fun Kits Armour FAMILY PACK$1.99/LB$1.79 $2.79 Smoked Sausage Georgia Special$8.99 10.2 11.15 OZ. 5 LB HEAVY WESTERN 7 9 OZ$1.39/LB Asst. Varieties$4.99/EA99/EA HEAVY WESTERN HEAVY WESTERN $6.99/LB FAMILY PACK FAMILY PACK/LB99 FAMILY PACK LEAN AND TENDER! 3/$5$1.69/LB2/$1 Red or Green Seedless Grapes Im very excited about the Parade of Homes, said Bryan Zecher, president of the Columbia County Builders Association. I think its a great time of the year for it and the participation level has been more than I expected. So, Im expecting good things from the event. People attending the event can expect to see some new homes, new ideas in homes a lot of stuff has transpired from homebuilding 10 years ago, Zecher said. Some things are better than they were 10 years ago. Were trying to the houses so theyre more energy efficient and that translates to more efficient appliances, windows, doors, insulation and of course, overall features as far as house is designed and the functionality of living space. The Parade of Homes at one time was an annual event, but during the economic downturn, the event went away for a decade. The last Parade of Homes event was held in Columbia County in 2008. The Lake City Reporter and Currents magazine once again were selected as the exclusive partner to market the Parade of Homes event to the community in print and digital media. Our local economy continues to gain momentum and new-home construction is thriving in Columbia County, said Todd Wilson, publisher of the Lake City Reporter and Currents magazine. This Parade of Homes event has created a buzz in our community and people are talking about it positively and with anticipation. We hope that everyone will make a point to come out and take a look at some of these amazing new homes our talented local builders have con structed. Zecher said hes heard lots of positive feedback about reviving the event. Theres a good buzz around town from our vendors, suppliers, subcontractors and anybody related to the construction industry, he said. Everybody seems real excited about the upcoming event. Visitors to the Parade homes will see the newest innovations in new-home construction, including the newest building trends and designs. Builders today are using many upgrades that make new construction very energy efficient, including high-technology windows and doors, insulation and many other upgrades. Most of the new homes on display also are furnished with top-of-the-line energy efficient appliances. The homes on the tour will include a wide range of styles, sizes and models. There will be starter homes with three bedrooms and two baths to four-bedroom dream houses. The new homes also will feature the latest in kitchen and bathroom designs, as well as cutting edge home flooring trends. Zecher said hes excited about the building climate in Columbia County for home builders. I think the home building climate is very good, he said. If a builders not busy right now, somethings wrong. The building industry as a whole seems to be very good right now, there are a lot of inquires and people are wanting new homes. Zecher said through an event like this, consumers and builders alike should realize the value of doing business with or joining the Columbia County Builders Association. The builders who are members of the CCBA are good, reliable builders and they do good, quality work, Zecher said. When builders join, we check their licenses and make sure they are reputable. Being involved with CCBA, there is strength in numbers in our industry locally. The local CCBA provides an avenue to search local builders who are licensed and insured and this is very important in this day and time. For more information about the CCBA or the Parade of Homes event, check out www.buildcolumbiacounty.com or www.lakecityreporter.com or email colcountybuild@comcast. net. PARADEContinued From 1C
LIFE Lake City Reporterwww.lakecityreporter.comSunday, April 22, 2018Section D Story ideas? Contact Editor Robert Bridges754email@example.com The first Taste Buddies was published Sept. 25, 2011. In the seven years that Ive been writing Taste Buddies reviews I have only written positive columns as I only review the restaurants that I like. Restaurants that I dont like, for whatever reason, I dont review. This practice has been in place from the beginning, as I consider myself a reviewer and not a critic. So after seven years and a lot of dining experiences Ive decided I can write another negative Taste Buddies. In writing this I hope that restaurant owners and managers will read this and consider taking a good look at their own practices and the training of their staff and make sure they arent guilty of these practice. I first wrote an article similar to this one a little more than two years ago but thought it might be time to revisit the same issues. So, yes, some of you will remember this and wonder why I redid it. Sadly, things havent changed that much so wanted to remind our restaurant friends that they need to continue working on these with their staff Kimberlynne and I devised this list together as she often joins me on my Taste Buddie adventures and we share these experiences together. This gives us a teenager and an adult viewpoint. 1. When I order my meat well done I really mean well done. This seems to be a difficult way for many restaurants to cook meat. More than half the time I cut into my steak and it is some shade of red and I have to send it back. It happens so frequently that I just ask the waitress to wait until I cut into it and check before she leaves. 2. When I have to return my meat to be further cooked the person or persons Im eating with either wait(s) until my food is returned or I insist that they start eating then they are usually finished by the time mine returns. Please get it right the first time. While Im just beginning to eat, my partners plates, etc. are whisked away making me feel like I now need to rush my meal. Dont remove those dishes until we are all finished, please. 3. Fast food restaurants all want us to bus our own tables after we finish. So often when you go to discard your empty containers, you find the trash bins full or overflowing. I think restaurants should be more conscientious about emptying trash bins. 4. Speaking of cleaning, I hate it when you are still eating and the staff begins to vacuum or sweep. Sorry, you really need to wait until customers have finished. Go clean the bathrooms, which I can guarantee need it. Its also just wrong not keeping the tables clean. Sticky table tops are a sign to me that cleanliness may not be top of the list at this restaurant. 5. Your meal is served and your server disappears and you need her/him to bring you something. It may be as simple as I need jelly for my toast or we need coffee refills. You end up tagging another waitress to help. Why? 6. Cant answer why this next happens: you order your food and ask that they substitute a side dish and you are told they cant do that. For example, when you were there previously and asked if you could have coleslaw instead of French fries they said yes you could. Now you cant. Guess the customer isnt always right. I guarantee you that if you ask to speak to the manager about this they will do it. Just aggravating. Give the wait staff the authority to substitute. 7. Its important for wait staff to know the menu and how dishes are prepared and with what ingredients. So many times if you ask these questions they have to check and come back and tell you the answer. I love it when they have the specials written on their pad and can actually read the food description. 8. Its just wrong when you order an appetizer and it comes at the same time your meal is delivered. Dont need to say anymore about this but its a HUGE no-no in my book. 9. This one often happens when you order iced tea: I order unsweetened tea and Kimberlynne orders sweet. I then dump sweetener in my tea and discover they gave me sweet tea, which is now extra sweet. Not major, but annoying. 10. I really think it is rude to bring the check while we are in the middle of a meal. If Im in a hurry I will explain when I order and ask that my check be delivered with my meal. Otherwise, I want to enjoy my meal and not feel rushed to eat, pay and leave. 11. You receive your check while you are still eating, you dont say anything and then they come back to see if you need change, and you havent even looked at it. OK, now Im going to say something and it will usually end on a bad note. 12. So you pay your check with cash and they return with your change and there are no $1.00s in the change, which suggests they think that the tip should be in $5s. I may have wanted to leave $6 so now I have to ask for them to make more change as I have no $1.00 bills. I always pay with cash so this often happens. 13. Then there is the music and the televisions. A meal is usually spent with another person and having a conversation is in order. Music that is too loud is distracting and talking is difficult. Keep it down, please. 14. You walk into a restaurant and its practically empty. The person who checks you in and takes you to your table will make you stand there while they ponder the computer screen trying to assign us a table. The place is half empty, cant we be seated and then they assign the table rather than just leave us standing there? Its different when its busy and tables are filled. I get that. Just asking. This is enough whining and complaining. I now feel like I can go back to being a Taste Buddie with all this off my mind. I am continually gratified by the encouraging remarks and comments I receive from total strangers and friends about my reviews. I thank you all. You inspire and motivate me to continue. Genie Norman is a Columbia County resident who loves good food and fun. Her column appears on a biweekly basis.Taste Buddies pet peeves Heres an update on the original list from 2015.TASTE BUDDIES Genie NormanTasteBuddiesLakeCity@gmail.com TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICETaste Buddies pet peeves include having to send meat back to be fully cooked. Plus (below) waiting too long for a table in a half-empty eatery. Lots happening at the public library this month and nextEarlier this month we celebrated National Library Week with the rest of the country. The American Library Association began sponsoring National Library Week sixty years ago to celebrate libraries and librarians and to encourage library use and support. Each year, the week includes National Library Workers Day to pay tribute to library staff and National Bookmobile Day to celebrate mobile libraries that bring the library to library users. Columbia County residents dont need a special occasion to celebrate the Library. Come by any time and enjoy the resources and special programs that are available for free, year-round, with your library card. This month we also celebrate Earth Day on Sunday, April 22 today. Join us at the Main Library at 2:00 pm on Earth Day for a special library program, Natures Dozen: How Key Natural Events Shaped the History of Florida, presented by University of Florida environmental historian Dr. Jack Davis. Dr. Davis, who just this week won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in history for his book The Gulf: the Making of an American Sea, will look at Floridas history from the pre-Spanish period to the present day through the lens of nature and discuss how nature has shaped human events in our beautiful state. On Tuesday, May 1 at 7:00 pm at the Main Library, residents inter ested in our political process will have the opportunity to learn more about the Florida Constitutional Revision process and the role of the Constitution Revision Commission. Attorney Gordon P. Summersw Jr. of the Protect Florida Democracy Speakers Bureau will discuss this process that happens once every 20 years in Florida. Interested citizens can learn how to educate them selves about the proposed constitutional amendments that will be on Florida ballots in November Nature lovers and gardeners will enjoy another upcoming library program on Sunday, May 6 at 2:00 pm at the Main Library. Naturalist Jerry Walls will present More Bees, Please, a program about the impor tance and history of European honeybees, their habits, their dances, and many more interesting facts. The program will also discuss how European honeybees are disappearing at an alarming rate and what we can do to minimize their population decline. Mr. Walls has served as Chief Naturalist for the City of Houston, Texas and is the former host of the television program Carolina Safari. Finally, kids and families wont want to miss Star Wars Day at the Main Library on Friday, May 4, featuring themed crafts and activities for childr en from 3:30 4:30 pm and a movie screening of a recently released film at 6:00 pm. Free tickets are required for the movie screening and can be requested at any Library location or by calling 386-758-2101. May the 4th be with you! We hope you will visit the Library for one of these upcoming special programs, or anytime. We cant wait to see you at the Library! Katrina Evans is director of the Columbia County Library.AT THE LIBRARY Katrina Evanskevans@nein.org
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LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, APRIL 22, 2018 3D Actor Jack Nicholson is 81. Singer Mel Carter is 79. Country singer Cleve Francis is 73. Director John Waters is 72. Singer Peter Frampton is 68. Singer Paul Carrack (Squeeze, Mike and the Mechanics) is 67. Actor Ryan Stiles (The Drew Carey Show) is 59. 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Answer to last Sundays CrosswordCELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS ETHERRIPOUTBANGUP GRAPEOCEANICALIASES GAPESBEAKOFLADSTRUCK SPEEDO FUNGOBRAY THESTUCKHOPSBEERSYNE UPNDOTIMEWRAP RISESPETERS NODOFF FLORIDLUGPSSTLARUE SENATESPALEHAIRYMASS APEDENABLEONES TERROROFBADGLIDINGS COLARIBALDENDS ROCKSTARCASESGELCAPS ALIENLOTSBIBREUBEN BEDSIT THEMESYESNO PITSORBACHTAR CONSTHEFANTATRAYSALE AREAMITER EDENIC HEALFIGHTATROMECANON NOTMUCHABANDONCREDO SHARESSPADESHEDER HOROSCOPES | THE LAST WORD BY EUGENIA LASTARIES (March 21-April 19): Listen before you share your opinion. Refuse to let your emotions take over, leaving you in a precarious position. Say less and take the time to come up with a solid objective that will make sense as well as a difference. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): It will ease your stress and add to your comfort if you bring about positive changes at home. Love and romance will encourage a healthy attitude. Make the most of what you have. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Refuse to let anyone push you in a direction you dont want to go. Sit tight and see what unfolds before you make a move. CANCER (June 21-July 22): Dont feel you have to make a snap decision because someone else does. Bide your time and put your energy into personal pleasure and self-improvements. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): A change to your personal identity, records or financial standing will leave you questioning what to do next. Look at your options, and youll find a way to cut corners. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Keep your expenses down. Home improvements should be limited to whats necessary. Taking care of someone elses personal affairs will be taxing. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): A positive approach to what you are trying to accomplish will help you reverse someones initial rejection. Offer incentives and be willing to make adjustments that are more acceptable to the people you need on your side. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Dont overreact or make rash decisions. Emotional situations will build and take over, causing a problem between a friend or relative and you. Make a point to get along and to listen to what others want; you will find a solution. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): A change at home will bring you joy. Host a small gathering or make an effort to revise situations that are causing you undue stress. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Put your energy into something constructive, like improving your surroundings or living arrangements. Consider doing something that will encourage peace and love or a better relationship with the people you care about most. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Put more effort into personal observation and self-improvement. Deal with bad habits or unsavory situations involving a friend or relative. Dont leave matters to fester and grow into something uncontrollable. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Dont put up with anyone acting erratic or causing difficulties. Make your position clear; refuse to be dragged into someone elses melodrama. Focus on personal gains, physical improvements and reuniting with people with whom you have something in common. DEAR ABBY: After a lot of talk and no action, I finally made the decision to further my education with a masters degree. At present, I have one more required undergraduate credit to complete at the local university. My husband and I are excited that I finally made the decision and am following through. The problem is my mother-in-law. She has told everyone I have been accepted into the masters program at a prestigious school in my area -one I am HOPING to get into. Abby, we recently threw a surprise party for her mother and everyone was congratulating me. I was embarrassed and had to correct them, saying that was my hope, but I havent yet applied. I have asked her to please stop, but it continues. I know shes excited and proud of me, and for that I am thankful, but now Im incredibly nervous that if I dont get in Ill look like a failure. Suggestions? -NERVOUS IN THE EAST DEAR NERVOUS: I am unsure why your mother-in-law would continue to spread information she knows isnt true. Perhaps its wishful thinking. If you tell her that what shes doing only increases the pressure on you, she may pipe down, but dont count on it. Because you cant control what comes out of her mouth -and the cat is out of the bag, so to speak -you have two choices. Gain admission to that masters program or, if that doesnt turn out to be possible, level with the people who prematurely congratulate you and explain that your MIL jumped the gun and acceptance wasnt a sure thing. The only thing you SHOULDNT do is allow yourself to be embarrassed about it. DEAR ABBY: A recent death in my family has affected me greatly. Her love for others was boundless; her enthusiasm for life unparalleled. Her sense of humor was remarkable. When my spirits were down, she greeted me with love every day and was a positive influence. Im speaking about my labradoodle, Molly. I was lucky enough to have her in my life for nine years. My problem is, people dont get it. Molly was family. I loved her, she died and Im heartbroken. Im being told to get over it -she was just a dog. I understand that some people dont like dogs and thats OK. What I dont get is that they cant seem to grasp that I have experienced a great loss. Am I being silly? I feel like I have lost a child. Your input would be greatly appreciated. -GRIEVING IN NEW MEXICO DEAR GRIEVING: You are not being silly. Please accept my sympathy for the loss of your precious Molly. Unless someone has experienced what you have, it can be difficult to empathize. Because you are grieving, I hope you will reach out to Mollys veterinarian and ask if he or she knows about a support group you can join to help you through this difficult period. Being able to discuss all of your feelings with people who have suffered the same loss can be healing. Mother-in-laws bragging puts pressure on college candidateDEAR ABBY Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com
4D S UNDAY, APRIL 22, 2018 LIFE LAKE CITY REPORTER Photo courtesy of Getty Images A Heaping HandheldSnack like a champion during the big game with recipes that please palates without overfilling like these Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwiches. Since guests can pile their sandwiches as high as they like with sweet pork and optional toppings, theres no need to worry about serving sizes. Find more honey-infused recipes for tasty meal solutions at honey.com. Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Honey Barbecue SauceRecipe courtesy of the National Honey Board Servings: 8-10Pork Rub: 1/4 cup sugar 1 tablespoon chili powder 2 teaspoons paprika 1 1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 1/4 teaspoons onion powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 bone-in pork shoulder roast (4 pounds) 2 cups hickory chips 1 cup water 1 1/2 cups barbecue sauce 1 1/2 cups honey 1 cup ketchup 8-10 rolls chopped jalapeno peppers (optional) chopped onion (optional) chopped pickles (optional) To make Pork Rub: Stir together sugar, chili powder, paprika, seasoned salt, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, cumin, pepper and cayenne pepper. Massage Pork Rub over surface of pork and let stand 30 minutes. Soak hickory chips in water; drain well. Wrap chips in foil; punch holes in foil and place on top of gas grill set on high. When chips begin to smoke, place pork on grill and cook until well browned on all sides with lid closed, about 30-45 minutes. Heat oven to 300 F. Remove pork from grill and place in turkey-size oven bag set in large, shallow baking dish. Add water and seal well; pierce bag several times with small knife. Cook 3-3 1/2 hours, or until meat is tender and pork bone can be removed easily. Remove from oven. Remove bone and set aside until cool enough to handle. Shred meat into small pieces, removing fat. Add juices from cooking bag, skimming off excess fat. In separate saucepan, stir together barbecue sauce, honey and ketchup, cooking until hot and honey has dissolved. Stir most of sauce into shredded pork and mix well. Serve on rolls and drizzle with remaining sauce. Top with jalapenos, onions and pickles, if desired.A Game-Day WinnerGame time is no time to mess around when it comes to fast, savory snacks. Crispy and light, tangy and bold, these wings have you covered for all your gameday needs. These spicy hot wings pair perfectly with Litehouse Chunky Blue Cheese or Homestyle Ranch Dressing and may result in another game day rivalry: blue cheese vs. ranch. Whether youre hosting the game-day party or bringing a dish to a friends bash, these wings can make mouths water from the opening kickoff to the final whistle. Find more game-day recipes at litehousefoods.com. Crispy Baked Buffalo Chicken WingsTotal time: 1 hour, 25 minutes Serves: 8 4 pounds chicken wings 2 tablespoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt nonstick cooking spray 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 1/2 cup hot sauce 1/2 cup Litehouse Chunky Blue Cheese or Homestyle Ranch dressing 1/3 cup Litehouse Blue Cheese Crumbles carrots celery Lay wings on rack on rimmed baking tray and let dry in refrigerator overnight, or pat dry with paper towels. Heat oven to 250 F. Put one oven shelf in lower quarter of oven and one in top quarter. Place wings in large re-sealable bag. Add baking powder and salt. Shake bag to coat wings evenly. Line tray with foil. Spray rack on baking tray with nonstick spray. Place wings skin side up on rack. Bake on lower shelf 30 minutes. Move tray to higher shelf and turn oven up to 425 F. Bake 40-50 minutes, rotating tray halfway through. Wings are done when they are dark, golden brown and skin is crispy. While wings bake, whisk together butter and hot sauce; keep warm. Remove wings from oven and toss with hot sauce; sprinkle immediately with blue cheese crumbles. Serve with blue cheese or ranch dressing, carrots and celery sticks.Dip into Game DayGame day is about huddling up with friends and family, and feeling good about the food you share. Kick off the big game with Sabra, the official dip of the NFL, and help the crowd go wild when you put a twist on traditional hummus by topping it with bruschetta. Available in more than a dozen flavors, Sabra Hummus is made with fresh chickpeas, a touch of garlic and smooth tahini, making it a wholesome and delicious accompaniment for your favorite game-day chips, crackers and veggies. Find more big-game recipes at sabra.com.Bruschetta-Topped HummusPrep time: 5 minutesBruschetta: 2 cups multi-colored cherry tomatoes 1 clove garlic, minced 10 fresh basil leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus additional (optional) salt, to taste 1 container Sabra Classic Hummus (10 ounces) To make bruschetta: Cut cherry tomatoes into quarters or eighths, if large. Place in small mixing bowl. Stir in garlic, basil and olive oil, and season with salt, to taste. Scoop hummus out of container and swirl onto serving plate. Top with bruschetta and drizzle with touch of olive oil, if desired. Serve with fresh vegetables or pita chips.FAMILY FEATURES When the clock ticks down toward game day and youre putting together a snacking plan of attack, turn to recipes like these that you and your guests can savor for all four quarters of action. With different choices to draft from, theres no need for a superstar main course at the center of the meal. Instead, rely on options like customizable brats and pulled pork sandwiches, baked chicken wings and game-day dips for winners all around. Find more recipes for hosting game day at Culinary.net. Top Your TailgateTake your tailgate or home viewing party to the next level by setting up a topping station with a variety of both traditional and unexpected condiments and garnishes to let your fellow fans customize their grilled fare. Include options such as: Ketchup and mustard (with flavor variations for added zing) Sauerkraut or cole slaw Chopped fresh and grilled onions Chili (homemade or from a can) Pickle spears and relish Barbecue sauce Sriracha Assorted shredded and crumbled cheeses A variety of peppersPhoto courtesy of Getty Images Crispy Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwiches Bruschetta-Topped Hummus