Lake City ReporterTHURSDAY, M AY 1 7, 2018 | Y OUR COMMUNITY NEWSPA PER S INCE 1874 | $1.00 LA KECITY REPOR T ER.COM CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 143, No. 294 TODAYS WEATHER Obituaries . . . . . . 3A Opinion . . . . . . 4A P uzzles . . . . . . . 2B Advic e & Comics . . 3B DAR programEdward Rutledge, the Patriot, 5A. 85 67Chance of storms Bottle show is back, Story below + PLUS >> Well-spoken WildcatsSCHOOLS Monthly MunchersSCHOOLSSee P age 6A See P age 6A TDC looks to expand sports tourism New complex could make use of flat fields, sports director says.By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comThe Columbia County Tourist Development Council is looking at the possibility of adding a flat field complex where the county can host rugby, soccer, lacrosse, field hockey or football events. The TDC recommend ed the county seek request for proposals to have a flat field feasibility study completed and received a response from one vendor. The TDC is recommending the county negotiate with the vendor and the recommendation is on the consent agenda for todays county commission. It will just be another complement to what were able to do in the county for sports, said Alden Rosner, TDC Sports Marketing Director. He said flat field complexes are pretty popular, especially with the nationwide growth of soccer. Flat field complexes are By COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comTable tops of unearthed history will be on full colorful display, and also up for sale by dozens of vendors, Saturday at the Florida Antique Bottle Collectors 5th Annual Antique Bottle & Collectibles Show & Sale. It will take place from 8 a.m. 3 p.m. at the Columbia County Fairgrounds with a $3 admission. Collector, dealer and show founder Brian Hoblick said the show routinely sells out of vendor space, and this year was no exception. Theres three major things that contribute to a bottle having value, the color, condition and rarity, said Hoblick. Rare, valuable and reasonably inexpensive items will be up for sale and free Perennial favorite runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.History in glass: Bottle show returns to fairgrounds BOTTLES continued on 2A www COREY ARWOOD/Lake City ReporterA bridge on High Falls Road off County Road 252 was declared structurally unsound Wednesday and cordoned off by count y officials. T he bridge sits over Rose Creek, which drains into the Ichetucknee River basin.BY STEVE WILSONswilson@lakecityreporter.comAs of Wednesday afternoon, the Columbia County Road Department has made a decision to act on the repair and upkeep of a 42-year-old county bridge. Located on High Falls Road, about 2,500 feet south of County Road 252, Assistant County Manager Kevin Kirby said the bridge in question has been declared structurally unsound. We took a look at it yesterday and decided we could not wait any longer, Kirby said of repairs on the bridge, which was first built in 1971. Columbia County, in conjunction with the Florida Dept. of Transportation, monitors bridges in the county, with FDOT making recommendations regarding repair and other maintenance efforts. In the case of this bridge, Kirby said he and his staff will be meeting at the bridge site today to assess the situation. The range of repair costs for the bridge is from $200,000, which would be the bare minimum needed, to $800,000, which would be the cost to completely replace it. Thats a large window, Kirby said. After inspecting the bridge, Kirby said the next step would be to approach the county board for funding, then begin the repair process. Its a big inconvenience to the people in the area, he said. Only the bridge, and not the rest of High Falls Road, is closed. Kirby added that detour signs have already been set up in the area. Were immediately on it, he said. Structure on Rose Creek declared unsoundON A ROLL TDC continued on 2ANo pension for ex-guard Klansman in murder plot Says judge in case of David Moran, who schemed to kill former inmate2A BRIDGE OUT Fix will cost anywhere from $200K to $800K, officials say. COURTESYLake Citys Grace Elizabeth Harry, who just signed a contract to represent Este Lauder, scored another cover on Wednesday, this one for Vogue Korea. Rosner FILEBottles of every age, shape and hue will be on display Saturday. A3
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Moran and another correctional officer, along with a former officer involved in the plot Thomas Jordan Driver of Lake City and Charles Thomas Newcomb of Keystone were members of the Ku Klux Klan, according to Tuesdays ruling by Administrative Law Judge Hetal Desai. The men were arrested after enlisting an FBI informant to help kill the former inmate, who bit Driver during a prison fight, according to court papers. The conspirators believed the inmate to have a blood disease, they said, but the hitman they contacted in 2015 was actually working for the FBI. Moran was sentenced to 12 years in prison. The State Board of Administration, which operates the retirement system, informed Moran in 2017 that he had forfeited his benefits because of the conviction. Moran sought an administrative hearing, contending in part that the conspiracy was not related to or associated with his employment at DOC, but rather related to his activity in the Traditional American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) and, therefore, did not amount to a violation of the public trust, Desai wrote. But the administrative law judge, in a 24-page recommended order Tuesday, rejected Morans arguments and said he should lose the benefits. As stated previously, there is no dispute petitioner conspired with another DOC employee and a former DOC employee to plan the murder of a former inmate, Desai wrote. There was no evidence that petitioner would have come into contact with the victim inmate through any other means other than his role as a DOC sergeant. In other words, but for the knowledge, relationships and privileges of his position, petitioner would not have been involved in the conspiracy to kill Mr. Williams (the intended victim). Under administrative law, Desais recommended order will go back to the State Board of Administration for final action. Moran would lose benefits in his 401(k)-style investment plan account, though the state would return contributions he made to the account. The News Service of Florida contributed to this report. Recommendation goes back to state board for last word. Moran not unique in one particular sport, Rosner said. Its typically good to have a large concentration of flat fields to accommodate travel tournaments and things of that nature. Paula Vann, TDC executive director, said the agency decided to look at adding a flat field complex after a meeting with Huddle-Up, a consulting group. Huddle Up representatives met with county officials to develop a plan in aiding the county moving forward with sport events and expanding baseball, softball and other sports opportunities. One of the other opportunities they mentioned was a flat field facility just because of their popularity nationwide and in the region, she said. They said we needed to dive a little bit deeper into it as far as the costs and feasibility of it and thats where were at. The feasibility study will focus on the economic impact of a flat field complex, the costs to construct the facility, the long-term costs of operating the facility and also identify potential locales for the facility. We have the soccer complex right now, but how many more fields do we actually need to be a full-fledged tournament center for flat fields that can accommodate soccer, lacrosse, football, rugby and other things? Vann asked. The TDC committee looking into the possibility of adding a local flat field complex does not have any idea how many acres it would take to house the facility, nor how many fields the facility will encompass. Thats why we want to bring them in to give us an idea of whats rational for our area right now or do we need start small and also thing about long term what we can add-on every couple of years, Vann said. There are different ideas of whats needed for a facility like that. Some (studies) say six fields, some say 12 fields, but we have to see whats our needs and were we fit here. Were relying on them to give us an idea about that. While a new flat field complex will not be an expansion of the Southside Sports Complex, it will have the same premise as the current recreational facilities. Specifically, we want something to bring in more tourists and more people into our area, Vann said. TDCContinued From 1ASCSO: Burglary run ends in credit card fraud chargesBy COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comA burglary run turned sour after an Alabama woman tried to use a Live Oak womans stolen credit cards at a local retail store, a Suwannee County Sheriffs report said. The woman was arrested by a sheriffs office investigator on an evening shopping trip she attempted to pay for items with stolen credit cards, sheriffs report said. She said the cards were given to her by a friend who drove across Suwannee County and stopped on its westside to break into vehicles, according to the report. Angela Gale Mooney, 46, was picked up by Suwannee County Sheriffs investigators after shopping at the local Walmart Tuesday with a 21-year-old Live Oak womans credit cards, which were declined. She said she was given the stolen credit cards by the friend after their drive, according to SCSO probable cause affidavit details. During the May 9 nighttime drive, she said the man driving the vehicle, who she said was a friend, made multiple stops committing a series of vehicular burglaries. The burglaries happened on the west side of the county around State Route 51, the report said. Mooney had an Alabama identification, but a Live Oak address at NW Hillman Ave was listed on the report. According to her testimony, reportedly taken after she was read her rights, she waited in the car while the man got the loot. Defendant Mooney stated (the man) returned with a stolen wallet and gave her the stolen credit cards. Defendant Mooney stated she took the stolen cards and attempted to use them at Walmart during two separate transactions, the report said. She was reportedly arrested Tuesday at the store around 6 p.m. and charged with two theft related counts of dealing in stolen property and fraudulent use of credit cards. Mooney to view that day, with pieces dating back centuries. The novelty of the hobby is that there is so many categories and there are so many different kinds or colors and there are some priced low and there are some priced high, said Hoblick. People participate where they can in the hobby its something there for everyone. Now 57, Hoblick said hes been in the bottle business for going on five decades. At 10 years old I dug up my first old bottle and its just never faded, Ive stayed with it for 47 years. I dig em up, buy em sale em, trade em, he said. In his late twenties he said his collection became unwieldy and it was time to profit from the hobby. I started dealing in old bottles then instead of collecting, when you have so many you have to do something, Hoblick said. He said he moved to Lake City about six years ago and gauged the area for demand. He said he soon found there was a great demand, and the convergence nearby of two main interstates was a contributing factor. Dealers come from as far away as Key Largo and North Georgia with their antiques, he said. The show runs at the fairgrounds, starting at 8 a.m. and ending at 3 p.m. He said the bottles on display will range in color, size, shape and are unique to their historic purpose and manufacturer. Other antique items and collectibles will be displayed and sold at the show as well, such as knives, photographs, nautical and military collectibles and stamps. Its my contribution to hopefully provide continuation of the hobby and further interest in the hobby, Hoblick said. Because we need that so it doesnt disappear. BOTTLESContinued From 1A
T HURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 LOCAL LAKE CITY REPORTER 3A L D Chestnut Mr. L D Chestnut, Baker County resident passed away on May 10, 2018, at Kindred Hospital, Green Cove Springs, Florida. L D was born February 6, 1928, in Margaretta, FL. Parents Lottie Ruise ChestnutDolison and Ernest Chestnut, Sr. preceded him in death. He was educated in the Baker County Schools. L D was a very independent person, lived a full life, and had seen and done many things. He was a good friend and cared greatly for his family and friends. He will be greatly missed by all those who were touched by his life. Mr. Chestnut is also preceded in death by his wife, Verna Lee Chestnut; daughter, Marion Davis; and son Lucky Chestnut. Left to cherish memories: children, Linda Mack (Nathan), Kelvin Chestnut, Larry Chestnut (Charlene), Cherry Givens (Hardy), Jeffery Chestnut (Felicia), Veronica Chestnut (Greg), and Troy Gaskins (Sarah); 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; sister, Dollie B. Jones; brother, Ernest Chestnut (Norma); goddaughter, Virginia Peden; sisters-in-law, Elizabeth Paige (George), Ruth Newman (Fred), Ethel Cisero; hosts of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Mr. L.D. Chestnut will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Faith Bible Church, 15902 US Highway 90, Sanderson, FL. Rev. Videll Williams, Pastor. The family will receive friends from 5:00 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2018, at the funeral home. Arrangements entrusted to COMBS FUNERAL HOME, 292 NE Washington St., Lake City, FL, (386) 752-4366, Marq Combs Turner, L.F.D. The Caring Professionals Everee Ruise McCray Mother Everee Ruise McCray, affectionately known as Ree was born May 8, 1930, to the late Elder Ora Ruise, Sr. and Florida Mae Givens Clayton. Mother McCray entered into eternal rest on May 11, 2018, at her residence. She was educated in the Baker County School System. Mother McCray was employed with the Northeast Florida State Hospital, Macclenny, Florida for several years and Reynolds Dry Cleaners, Macclenny, FL and with the VA Hospital, Lake City, FL, until her retirement. After retirement, she became the proud owner of McCrays Barbecue pit located in the Watertown Community where she worked until her health failed. Mother Everee McCray was united in marriage to Bishop Lucious McCray. Unto this union, three children were born. Bishop McCray precedes her in death. She was a faithful member of Zion Temple Holiness Church under the leadership of her Husband, Bishop McCray, until his demise, then under the leadership of her son, Elder Bernard McCray and, daughter, Overseer Loretta McCray-Ellison. Other precedents in death: step-father, Willie J P Clayton; step-mother, Leona Ruise; brothers, L.T. Holton, Robert Clayton, Wade Clayton, Curtis Clayton, Hamp Jones; sisters, Oradean Davis, Ida Mae Smith, Martha Minors, Merdis Paige and Ruby Lee McCray. Left to cherish precious memories: Son, Elder Bernard McCray (Judie); daughters, Florida Mae Troupe, Overseer Loretta Ellison (David); eleven grandchildren; twenty two great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; sisters, Nadine Norris, Alfreda Givens (Coatsie); brothers, Alvin Clayton (Mary), Alphonso Ruise, Ronnie Ruise (Kim), Ora Ruise, Jr. (Pansy), Elder Joe N. Ruise (Lakesha), Leo Ruise (Vanessa), brothers-in-law, Thomas McCray, Rodney Jefferson (Denise), Keith Jefferson; sistersin-law, Angelina Tolliver, Deloris Taylor (Charles), Delary Patrick (Troy); hosts of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A Celebration of Mother Everee Ruise McCrays life will be 1:00 P.M. Saturday, May 19, 2018, at New Zion Temple Holiness Church, Florida Street, Lake City, FL, Bishop Henry Smart, Officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 8:00 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2018, at New Zion Temple. 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It works on both body and mind to increase arousal and erection hardness. OBITUARIES Water reuse helps meet water supply demandFrom a SRWMD press release LIVE OAK As Floridas population continues to increase, so does its need for water. Within the Suwannee Valley, the demand for water is expected to increase by 70 million gallons of water per day by 2035. Florida manages water supply demands through the implementation of planning and projects that reduce and reuse water. To bring awareness to the importance of water reuse projects, the Suwannee River Water Management District (District), in partnership with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and other water management districts, is celebrating the week of May 13 as Water Reuse Week. Water reuse is the practice of using reclaimed water (storm runoff or wastewater), instead of fresh groundwater or surface water such as rivers, lakes or streams, to meet a water supply demand. It reduces demands on valuable surface and ground waters used for drinking water sources, eliminates discharges that may pollute valuable surface waters and recharges ground water resources. Working with our local communities and stakeholders is essential to identifying innovative opportunities for water reuse, said Hugh Thomas, executive director for the District. Where ever we can save groundwater and surface water use we should. Conservation is not optional if we want to ensure water is available for nature and for future generations. Since 2005, the District has received over $21 million for reuse projects and partnered with the cities of Lake City, Live Oak, Monticello and Alachua to provide funding assistance for established reclaimed water programs for their local utilities. Through the funding, these communities created reuse water for residential and commercial irrigation, golf course irrigation, industrial machinery cooling, roadway maintenance and more. Reuse is an integral part of meeting the states existing and future water supply needs while sustaining natural systems. The District, along with its state partners, continue to work together to enhance coordination, consistency and efficiencies of reclaimed water projects. The mission of the District is to protect and manage water resources using science-based solutions to support natural systems and the needs of the public. The District holds true to the belief of water for nature, water for people. Headquartered in Live Oak, Florida, the District serves 15 surrounding north-central Florida counties. For more information visit www.mysuwanneeriver.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter, search @SRWMD. Kerwin Bell, former University of Florida Quaterback and NFL player, will speak at Live Oak Church of God, located at 9828 US HWY 129 South. on Monday, May 21 at 7 p.m.. The free presentation, titled Iron sharpens Iron, is oriented towards men and boys. For more information call 386-842-5494 or at 386-3622483. Kerwin Bell to speak in Live Oak
Six months out from the first crucial midterm elections of this presidency, both political parties are divided and floundering for coherent messages, leaving the national stage to the reality-TV episodes of a White House occupied by Donald Trump, whos on not one single ballot. Midterm elections, especially the first of any president, are always initial verdicts on the Oval Office occupant. And with few exceptions (George W. Bush in the uncertain aftermath of 9/11), those voter verdicts are negative. In 16 of the 18 postwar midterm elections, the presidents party has lost House seats. By historys patterns and, until recently, preference polling, Democrats should be able to retake the 23 House seats necessary to end GOP domination of Congress. That would stymie Trumps agenda and set up a rancorous two-year run-up to 2020, including embarrassing committee investigations, even greater obstruction and possibly impeachment proceedings. Former Speaker Nancy Pelosi seems confident of regaining the giant ceremonial gavel. We will win, she says. I will run for speaker. I feel confident about it. And my members do, too. But wait! Theres more. In our system of government both parties are supposed to be checks on the other, competing through innovations, legislative accomplishments, new ideas and articulate leaders. Right now, not only is neither party doing that, each one is riven with ideological fractures, preventing cohesive political progress. Despite joyful hour-by-hour media coverage of the mudslinging fracas and dueling photo-ops, this isnt mere political entertainment. Without two vibrant parties presenting voters with fresh choices, our democracy wallows into stagnant gridlock, fueling frustrations, divisions and growing doubts about the ability of Washington to function, let alone succeed. Recall, that was the precise goal of all that alleged Russian meddling. Both parties are at fault. Take Democrats, please. Thirty years San Francisco voters have sent Nancy Pelosi to Capitol Hill, where she became the first female speaker. An assiduous fundraiser, Pelosi runs her House caucus with a tight fist and two aged aides. Shes 78 herself and in several recent public remarks clearly lost her train of thought. So much so that she handed GOP campaigns a gilded gift the other day by promising that her Democrats would raise taxes. The House alone cant do that, of course, especially with a GOP president who recently signed tax cuts. But come fall, watch for that clip on your TV screen over and over and over. And over. Pelosi sits atop simmering discontent in her caucus as ambitious younger members angle for more progressive stands, more individual influence and a greater shot at leadership positions. Despite presiding over four straight losing House elections, she fended off a challenger in 2016s leadership election. She might not this time, especially as impatient new members arrive lacking respect for traditional seniority rules. Even a recently-arrived Martian knows that Pelosis party hates Trump, everything he does and everything he stands for, when you can discern what that is. Beyond Trump and new taxes, what else do Democrats propose as a winning midterm message? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? In a sign of todays hyper-partisan times, some concerned progressives are organizing focus groups and polling to detect, not new policy points, but the most potent attack lines against those deplorable congressional Republicans. About time, because recent public polling shows that last falls double-digit Democrat lead on the generic which-partywould-you-support-for-Congress ballot has shrunk to one or two points. Same with the voter enthusiasm gap where anti-Trump sentiment fueled a 12-point Democrat lead over Republicans in February. Now, its six. This has yet to curb bountiful media talk about a November blue wave, however. Trumps job approval has climbed out of the thirties to the mid-forties. Hes still underwater but benefiting from a loyal base, a growing economy, low unemployment, tax cuts, booming stock markets and apparently more people becoming accustomed to, if not attracted by, his outrageous comments. His highwire foreign policy moves on North Korea and Iran have not hurt yet. Senate Republicans are defending only eight seats to Democrats 26. They have but a one-seat majority often stalled by arcane supermajority rules and obstruction tactics. Democrats, for instance, have forced 30 hours of confirmation debate per Trump nominee. House Republicans often stall themselves with ideological rifts and, frankly, puzzlement over an erratic Republican president who isnt really a Republican. With his tweets and seemingly off-the-cuff remarks, Trump effectively controls Washingtons media agenda, which is great for a presidential ego. But it redirects coverage back to the ominous special counsels corruption investigation. And it drowns out much of the good economic news and tax-cut drumbeat that could allay anticipated midterm damages. Also threatening is the exodus of more than 40 incumbent Republican members, opening seats for potential Democratic gains. Among those leaving is Speaker Paul Ryan. After 10 terms, hes retiring at age 48 another revealing indication of the personal toll our contemporary federal politics takes. 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! 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BY EMAIL: email@example.com Thursday, May 17, 2018 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding counties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities -Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable communityoriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman OUR OPINIONKids Day is for allThe Kiwanis Clubs annual Kids Day, set for Saturday at the fairgrounds, is a hoot and then some, and not just for kids. Adults can be seen having a good time there year in, year out. Heres the kicker. Youre not just spending quality time with your child. Youre helping other children. Kids Day benefits local backpack programs that ensure poor kids have something to eat on weekends and holidays. And heres the real kicker. If you go, youll be setting an example for your child, who will see that Christian charity isnt all talk. But mostly you and your kids will just have a blast, with all the Kids Day favorites making their return: Touch-a-truck, water slides, a petting zoo, bounce houses, games, reptiles and more. Sound good? Hope to see you there. Associated Press TODAY IN HISTORY On this date: In 1875, the first Kentucky Derby was run; the winner was Aristides, ridden by Oliver Lewis. In 1937, Teddy Hill and His Orchestra recorded King Porter Stomp for RCA Victors Bluebird label in New York; making his recording debut was trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie. In 1954, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court handed down its Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka decision which held that racially segregated public schools were inherently unequal, and therefore unconstitutional. In 1957, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his first national speech, titled Give Us the Ballot, during the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom in Washington, D.C. In 1961, Cuban leader Fidel Castro offered to release prisoners captured in the Bay of Pigs invasion in exchange for 500 bulldozers. (The prisoners were eventually freed in exchange for medical supplies.) In 1973, a special committee convened by the U.S. Senate began its televised hearings into the Watergate scandal. In 1977, the Chuck E. Cheeses fast food and family entertainment chain had its start as the first Chuck E. Cheeses Pizza Time Theatre opened in San Jose, California. In 1980, rioting that claimed 18 lives erupted in Miamis Liberty City after an all-white jury in Tampa acquitted four former Miami police officers of fatally beating black insurance executive Arthur McDuffie. In 1987, 37 American sailors were killed when an Iraqi warplane attacked the U.S. Navy frigate Stark in the Persian Gulf. (Iraq apologized for the attack, calling it a mistake, and paid more than $27 million in compensation.) LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Here come the midtermsTo the Editor: Do you want your child to know their letters and sounds prior to kindergarten? How about identifying colors and shapes? Or the possibility of learning how to read? As a provider of early childhood education for over 20 years, I have seen the profound effect of a proper VPK program on a pre-kindergartener. Research shows that children who are enrolled in a pre-kindergarten program often: behaved had higher IQ scores upon enrolling kindergarten than their peers without formal education improved social skills had no need for special education instruction during subsequent school years had better grades had enhanced attention spans Most VPK programs are only 3 hours a day, so you are still able to spend time with your little one. Children benefit from structure outside of the home, along with gaining the social aspect needed to be successful in school. What greater gift is there to give your child than a proper education? I encourage all parents to enroll their child in daycare or school that provides early childhood education. You will be amazed at what your little one can learn in a short amount of time. Loretta Lucas Lake City The importance of early childhood education Andrew Malcolm is an author and veteran national and foreign correspondent covering politics since the 1960s. Follow him @AHMalcolm. Andrew Malcolmmarkdavisshow@gmail.com.Thirty years San Francisco voters have sent Nancy Pelosi to Capitol Hill, where she became the first female speaker. An assiduous fundraiser, Pelosi runs her House caucus with a tight fist and two aged aides. Shes 78 herself and in several recent public remarks clearly lost her train of thought.
T HURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 LOCAL LAKE CITY REPORTER 5A TodayRSGA playA year-end play, Youre a Good Man, Charlie Brown, will be staged at Richardson Sixth Grade Academy auditorium on May 17 at 6 p.m. Donations will be accepted at the door for the RSGA Chorus.Bingo at Amer. 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.FridaySpaghetti dinnerOur Redeemer Lutheran Church will host a spaghetti dinner on this Friday May 11 from 3:30-6:30 pm. Dine in or take out $7 donation. Our Redeemer is located at 5056 SW SR 47, Lake City, one mile south of I-75Dinner and dancing Dances are held each Friday night from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Lifestyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Court (behind Baya Pharmacy). $7 admission. Bring a dish or dessert to share. All proceeds benefit the center. Call 386-755-0235 for more.Baby & Me Baby & Me, a library program for parents and babies, is held onFridays at 11 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library, 308 NW Columbia Ave. in downtown Lake City. For more about the librarys childrens programs, call 386758-2101.SaturdayFarmers marketThe 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.BowlathonCitizens Police Academy Bowlathon will take place Saturday, May 19, at noon, with Prizes, Raffles and Giveaways, at Lake City Bowl, Branford Hwy. For information, contact Tim Emeis 386-288-0509Potluck 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. Center for Excellence to host meetingNorth Florida Center for Excellence invites you to its Annual Spring Luncheon/ Induction Ceremony at 11 a.m. on May 19 at Niblack Elementary School on Broadway Street. All NAS members are required to attend.Community BreakfastWe would love for you to join us at First Presbyterian Church on Saturday, May 19th at 8am for a community breakfast. Pancakes, bacon, juice, and coffee will be served; donation of $1 will be accepted to help cover cost. Come share a meal; all are welcome!SundayBingo games Bingo every Sunday, Monday and Thursday at 6:45 p.m. at the American Legion Post 57, 2602 SW Main Blvd. For more, call 386-752-7776. There are three $250 jackpots each night. Quarter games are played at 3 p.m. For more, call 386752-7776.MondayAmateur Radio SocietyThe Columbia Amateur Radio Society meets the third Monday of each month to discuss ham radio technologies, training, com munications and community events. Hams provide emergen cy communications during disasters and public events. Members provide training and support for the required FCC license and how to get started. Meets at American Legion Post 57, 2602 SW Main Blvd at 7 p.m. For more, call 386-752-0987.WednesdaySummer camp signupGirls Club Summer Camp and Boys Club @ Teen Town Summer Camp will be holding their General Public registration beginning May 16 at 8 a.m. at the Girls Club Facility. We will take registration until our summer camp is full. Spots are limited and on a first come first served basis. The cost for the 9 week summer camp is $275.00. Boys and Girls must be 6 years of age and completed the first grade through 12 years of age to attend. If you have any questions please contact Tara Krieghauser at 386-719-5840 for information on the Girls Club Program or Heyward Christie at 386-754-3607 for information on the Boys Club at Teen Town Program. Admission is $10 for club members or $12 for guests. For more, call 813-679-5390.Volunteers 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 386758-2101.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 386-755-1770.Duplicate Bridge ClubLake City Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays at The Country Club at Lake City. All bridge enthusiasts are welcome. For more, call Dottie Rogers at 386-758-8606.Volunteer at HavenHaven Hospice is currently seeking volunteers for many tasks including office assistance, recep tion, family greeters and patient support visitors at the Lake City Care Center, at home for respite and socialization, pet visitors, photographers for our Legacy Program and resale store volunteers for the Haven Attic thrift shop. No experience necessary. To apply online visit www.beyourhaven.org/ volunteer, stop by the office or an application can be mailed to you.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.Free soil testingFree soil pH tests are available every Wednesday morning at the Columbia County Extension Office, 971 W. Duval St., Suite 170, in Lake City. Residents may bring a sample to the office during regular business hours. For more, call 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.Volunteers neededShands Lakeshore Regional Medical Center Auxiliary is seeking vol unteers for driving the golf cart. Four hours per week. For more information please call 386-2928000, ext. 21216. Artwalk Gainesville is a free monthly self-guided tour that combines exciting visual art, live performance, and events in downtown Gainesville, Fl. Held the last Friday of each month from 7 to 10 pm, (venue hours vary) in local galleries, eateries and businesses. info @ artwalkgainesville.com W Artwalk Gainesville is a free monthly self-guided tour that combines exciting visual art, live performance, and events in downtown Gainesville, Fl. 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To submit your Community Calendar item, stop by the Reporter oce or email Steve Wilson at email@example.com. COMMUNITY CALENDARCOURTESY DAR honors Rutledge at meeting Linda Johns (Left), chapter regent, and Mary Jane Weaver, chapter registrar, who presented the program, Discovering Edward Rutledge, the Patriot, at the March meeting of the Edward Rutledge Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.S.A.T. Summer Camp deadline extended to May 25From staff reportsThe College Board in conjunction with the Florida Education Fund of Tampa, Fl will sponsor a summer camp at Columbia High School. The camp is opened to all upcoming 9th through 12th graders. The camp is opened to all students in the area. It is not limited to Columbia High Students. The objective of the camp is to enhance scores on the SAT test by offering practice tests, academic work in the area of algebra I, Geometry, Agebra II, Reading Comprehension, Critical Reading and Writing skills. 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6A T HURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 LOCAL LAKE CITY REPORTER check usout onFACEBOOK k i dsd a y k k i i i i i i dsd dsd dsd k k k k k k k k k k k i i i dsd dsd dsd dsd dsd dsd dsd dsd dsd y Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 9 AM 3 PM Columbia County Rodeo Arena Benefits Columbia County Schools District Food for Kids Backpack Program & Early Learning Coalition of Floridas Gateway Pre-K Backpack Project.$5Children16 & UnderOver 17 Yrs. Old Free Rolling Video Games Sponsored by YIPPEEE!!! CHIROPRACTIC & MASSAGE CENTER CHIROPRACTIC & MASSAGE CENTER To leave an anonymous tip on a possible dangerous situation concerning Columbia County schools, call tollfree, (866) 295-7303. To leave an anonymous message on a possible truancy problem in Columbia County schools, call 758-4947. Items for the school page should be dropped off or mailed to the Lake City Reporter, 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, FL 32055; faxed to (386) 752-9400; or e-mailed to email@example.com by 5 p.m. Thursdays.CLASS NOTES Bulletin BoardNEWS ABOUT OUR SCHOOLSAge: 8 Parents: Dian Canady School, grade: Niblack Elementary, 3rd grade Principal: Mrs. Nakitha Ivery What would you like to do when you get out of school? I am going to attend college at the University of Florida and then become a Marine Biologist. Achievements: Honor roll all year, National Achievers Society Niblack Character Student of the Month. What do you like best about school? The things I like best about school is learning new and exciting strategies that will improve my reading skills. I love to read. I also love math and science. Teachers comments: Jayla is the type of student that makes teaching worthwhile. She is kind, respectable, very studious, and dependable. She is always willing to help her classmates and her teacher when the need arrives. She faces challenges with courage, and is never intimidated by hard work. Jayla, put simply, is a model student. Principals comments: I am pleased to have Jayla represent our school for Student Focus. Jayla is an all around model student. She is always kind to her fellow peers and teachers. Jayla always put her academics first and strives for excellence in everything she does. She is so well deserving of this honor. Students comment: I am very honored to have received this great award.STUDENT FOCUS Jayla Hair Jayla Hair Congratulations to the school winners of the Westside Elementary Tropicana Public Speaking Competition. Pictured (l to r) : Dennis Dotson, Principal, Lilla Chapman, third place, Trejen Holley, second place, Emily Knight, first place, and Janice Camp, Assistant Principal. Emily will represent Westside at the county competition. Great job, Wildcats!Well-spoken Wildcats honored From staff reportsSixth Grade Academy hosted their last Monthly Monday Muncher Luncheon on Monday, April 30, 2018. As usual the kids were extremely well behaved and eager to hear what the guest speaker, Frank Armijo, Columbia County Fire Chief, had to say. Mr. Armijo came in full of excitement and expressed the importance of leadership and a strong work ethic. Many kids inquired about the requirements needed to work in the fire department. The kids were fascinated with how much the communication lines have changed within the last 10-15 years. Mr. Armijo told the kids that when he started in the fire department each house in the county had a route address and a chalkboard was used in each firetruck to help with directions. Today of course, we have the use of technology. We appreciate Mr. Armijo taking time out of his busy schedule to come and speak to us. Also, a special thanks to Taco Bell for providing our delicious lunch! Pictured in no particular order: Aiyanna Cooper, Jason Nguyen, Neveah Brush, Bianca Farnsworth, William Haywood, Isabella Zick, Aspen Hollingsworth, Tamiria Morrison, Evan Lakes, Aidan Aymond, Jaycie Wade, Skylar Barnhart, Benito Garcia, Kristyana Jordan, James Lane, Amy Stock,Danielle McCaughan, Lola Papka, Reise Morris, Principal Sonya Judkins, Assistant Principal Ed Carter, Teacher on Assignment Laura Folsom, and Fire Chief Frank Armijo. Not pictured: Jordan Braud.COURTESY Monthly Munchers host fire chiefCOURTESY
By JORDAN KROEGERjkroeger@lakecityreporter.comOne Columbia receiver has 32 offers. Another has nine and is on his way to plenty more. Bobby Fulton? Well, hes still looking for numero uno. But the rising senior isnt worried, instead patient for his opportunity when it comes his way. Fulton most recently shined at the teams Purple & Gold game on Friday, catching four balls for 139 yards and two touchdowns. Although he hasnt garnered the attention yet from colleges like T.J. Jones and Marquez Bell have, Fulton isnt worried about when his time will come. Hes instead focused on excelling in this Fridays spring game against Bartram Trail and beyond into the 2018 season. Im praying on it. Im not hoping on it or just wishing it will happen but my time will come if its meant for me to happen, Fulton said. (Jones and Bell) earned their spot. They did what they needed to do last year and they got their recognition. They earned everything they got. My time will come if I play well. Jones received offers No. 31 and 32 from Penn State and Marshall last night and is scheduled to visit Florida on Saturday. Bells recruitment, meanwhile, has picked up steam in recent weeks. The rising junior has picked up seven of his nine offers in just the month of May, with Pittsburgh and Penn State offering the receiver Tuesday night. Fulton starts alongside the duo this year, replacing Jamille Bullock on the depth chart. Buried in the rotation as a junior, Fulton only caught three passes for 32 yards and a touchdown. Jones and Bell? They combined for 63 receptions for 1,500 yards and 13 scores. But ask those around the Tigers By ERIC JACKSONejackson@lakecityreporter.comIn two short years, hes gone from third-string quarterback to starting signal-caller, and hes earned his ascension through hard work, commitment and dedication. Jordan Smith is poised for the full-time starting job with incumbent quarterback Dylan Blair expected to transfer this fall. The rising junior is primed for another fine season after splitting QB duties during his breakout sophomore campaign. Hes excited about taking the field not as a mere role player, but as a team leader. For me, I feel like God is trying to show me a sign, Smith said of larger role. I just got to take this opportunity and run with it. I got to put the team on my back and lead them. I got to be a good leader, be more vocal and take charge of the offense. Smith, who already has offers from Tennessee (Chattanooga), Georgia Southern and FAMU, helped the Tigers last season to several big wins including a 24-14 victory over powerhouse Trinity Christian Academy. Smith orchestrated the offense solo in the upset win with Blair out (concussion), commanding the unit to a strong outing in his first career start. With a star-studded group of receivers back this year, Smith and the Tigers look forward to putting on another great show for Columbia fans. T.J., Quez, Bob, Butter, Nadrick we got a good receiver group, he said. We got a really good wide receiver group. I just got to make sure were on the same page. No mess ups, I mean were going to have mistakes every now and then but we just have to capitalize on (opportunities) and keep communicating with each other. Smith admits the two-person quarterback system was frustrating at times last year, yet remained patient, hoping his time would come and it has. Blairs absence has cleared the way for Smith to take complete Lake City Reporter SPORTS Thursday, May 17, 2018 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas? Contact Eric Jackson or Jordan Kroeger754-0420 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Follow @LCR_Sports on Twitter for local stories, score updates and more Home-ice disadvantage for the Capitals? 2B. Columbia wide receiver looks to garner college interest in final year.COLLEGE ROUNDUPFSU, Boise set 2019 game in JacksonvilleAssociated PressJACKSONVILLE Boise State and Florida State will open the 2019 season against each other in Jacksonville. The announcement was made on Wednesday by the Jacksonville Sports Council, which also runs the annual Gator Bowl game, and Florida State. The game will take place on Labor Day weekend (Aug. 31-Sept. 2) at the NFL Jaguars stadium. It will be the first time the Broncos and Seminoles have met in football. The teams agreed to a home-and-home series in 2013, with the first game originally scheduled in Tallahassee. Boise State will host Florida State on Sept. 19, 2020. The game in Jacksonville will mark the fourth time since 2014 that Florida State will open the season at a neutral site. Boise State has not started its season at a neutral site since 2014.Former SEC Commissioner Mike Slive dies at 77Mike Slive died Wednesday at the age of 77 in Birmingham, Alabama, where he lived with his wife, Liz, three years after retiring to battle prostate cancer. The Southeastern Conference did not provide the cause of death. Slive replaced Roy Kramer as SEC commissioner in 2002, coming from Conference USA to help clean up an SEC that was beset by NCAA compliance issues. Soon after the SEC became the most powerful conference in college football, winning seven straight national championships and landing television contracts with the ESPN and CBS worth billions.BRENT KUYKENDALL/Lake City ReporterColumbia receiver Bobby Fulton runs up the field after a catch as defensive back Brandon Scott moves in for a tackle during the Purple & Gold game on Friday. SliveFulton hopes patience pays off in senior seasonPREP FOOTBALL FULTON continued on 6BPhotos by BRENT KUYKENDALL/Lake City ReporterColumbia quarterback Jordan Smith scrambles up the field during the Purple & Gold game last Friday. PREP FOOTBALLFINDING HIS GAME CHS QB Jordan Smith CHS QB Jordan Smith ready for starting role. ready for starting role. For me, I feel like God is trying to show me a sign. I just got to take this opportunity and run with it. I got to put the team on my back and lead them. I got to be a good leader, be more vocal and take charge of the offense. Jordan Smith, Columbia quarterback Jordan Smith drops back to pass during the Purple and Gold game last Friday. Noles will open next season against Broncos.SMITH continued on 6B B2
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The 2015 NBA Coach of the Year will replace Joe Prunty, the former assistant who went 21-16 in the regular season after replacing the fired Jason Kidd in late January. The person confirmed the agreement with the former Atlanta Hawks coach on Wednesday. The person requested ano nymity because the team has not made an official announcement. The deal was first reported by ESPN. Budenholzer went 213-197 in five seasons with the Hawks, leading them to a franchise-record 60 wins and the Eastern Conference finals in 2015. He and the Hawks mutually agreed to part ways last month with two years remaining on his contract, allowing Budenholzer to pursue other opportunities.MLBAMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W L Pct GB New York 28 12 .700 Boston 29 14 .674 Toronto 22 21 .512 7 T ampa Bay 19 22 .463 9 Baltimore 13 29 .310 16 C entral Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 21 21 .500 Minnesota 18 21 .462 1 Detroit 19 23 .452 2 K ansas City 13 30 .302 8 Chicago 10 29 .256 9 W est Division W L Pct GB Houston 27 17 .614 L os Angeles 25 17 .595 1 Seattle 24 18 .571 2 Oakland 21 22 .488 5 Texas 17 27 .386 10 NA TIONAL LEAGUE East Division W L Pct GB Atlanta 26 16 .619 Philadelphia 24 16 .600 1 Washington 24 18 .571 2 New York 20 19 .513 4 Miami 16 26 .381 10 C entral Division W L Pct GB Pittsburgh 25 17 .595 Milwaukee 26 18 .591 S t. Louis 23 17 .575 1 Chicago 22 18 .550 2 Cincinnati 15 29 .341 11 W est Division W L Pct GB Arizona 25 18 .581 Colorado 23 20 .535 2 S an Francisco 22 22 .500 3 S an Diego 17 27 .386 8 L os Angeles 16 26 .381 8 W ednesdays Games Washington 3, N.Y. Yankees 3, 5 innings, susp. N.Y. Yankees at Washington, ppd. Philadelphia 4, Baltimore 1 Pittsburgh 3, Chicago White Sox 2 Cleveland 6, Detroit 0 St. Louis 7, Minnesota 5 Toronto 12, N.Y. Mets 1 Tampa Bay 5, Kansas City 3 Texas 5, Seattle 1 Boston 6, Oakland 4 Milwaukee 8, Arizona 2 Cincinnati 6, San Francisco 3 Miami 6, L.A. Dodgers 5 Atlanta 4, Chicago Cubs 1 Houston at L.A. Angels, 9:40 p.m. Todays Games L.A. Dodgers at Miami, 12:10 p.m. San Diego at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Oakland at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. Baltimore at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Philadelphia at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Atlanta, 7:35 p.m. Texas at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at L.A. Angels, 10:07 p.m. Detroit at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. Colorado at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.Rays beat Royals for 3-game sweepKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) C.J. Cron homered and scored three runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Kansas City 5-3 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep of the woeful Royals. Matt Andriese (1-1) allowed three hits in three scoreless innings in relief. Alex Colome allowed Abraham Almontes leadoff single in the ninth, then retired three straight batters for his third save in three days and ninth in 11 opportunities.Dodgers skid reaches 6 games with loss at MiamiMIAMI (AP) The Los Angeles Dodgers erased a four-run deficit and still lost their sixth game in a row when J.T. Realmutos tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning helped the Miami Marlins win 6-5 Wednesday night. Miami bopper Justin Bour hit a tworun homer, his ninth. Starlin Castro tied a career high with four hits to hike his batting average to .300.NHL PLAYOFFSHome-ice disadvantage for CapitalsBy HOWARD FENDRICHAssociated PressWASHINGTON The good news for Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals is they still lead their Eastern Conference final against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The bad news for the Capitals, counterintuitive as it may be: They host Game 4. So far, Washington is 7-1 in away games this postseason, closing out each of its first two series on the road. Heading into Thursday night, the Capitals are only 3-4 in their arena. The latest setback was a 4-2 loss to the Lightning on Tuesday, after victories at Tampa Bay by a combined score of 10-4 in the finals opening two games. Ovechkin simply shrugged when asked about that discrepancy. We dont think about it, the three-time NHL MVP said. We just play our game. Others were less dismissive. We can take a few things that weve done on the road and put it into our home game, goalie Braden Holtby said. Just a little simpler. Simpler play. Just a kind of, like, more gritty style. Asked what his club could do to fare better at home, Capitals coach Barry Trotz said: Just play the way we do on the road. Were invested there. Were playing with real good focus. I didnt think we were as focused as we have been normally on the road. So just pretend youre on the road. All the buildings are pretty well the same these days. Trotz notices a difference in his players attitude on home ice, saying: Its us against the world when were on the road. There is a league-wide trend here: Road teams are 38-34 in these playoffs. So much for any sup posed home-ice advantage, right? For whatever reason, at this time of the year there are more distractions than in the regular season, for sure. A lot of people have friends and family coming down and ticket requests. Sometimes theres that little added pressure of playing at home and wanting to obviously do good things in front of your fans, Lightning forward Steven Stamkos said. Theres something to be said, too, (for) winning games on the road, when you can just kind of hear a pin drop in the crowd, sometimes, which is always a good thing. Holtby agreed. Its easier to play on the road. Its always that way on the road. Any team would say that, he said. Because youre not focused on the excitement of your fans and all that. They bring you energy in good ways, but at the same time, you need to stay realistic and play your game. During the regular season, Washington was a strong home team, playing in front of loud, red-wearing sellout crowds in every game. Only five teams in the 31-club NHL had more victories at home than Washingtons 28 and that total represents seven more wins than the Capitals managed on the road. So what is going on in the playoffs? I dont really have an explanation for it, to be honest with you, defen seman Brooks Orpik said. I know when we go on the road, I think maybe we feel a bit more relaxed, and when we do make mistakes, maybe we dont let the groaning affect us or whatnot. I mean, that being said, I think we should be probably mentally stronger to not let that affect us. Just got to try to find a way to win the next one at home, for sure. NOTES: Injured Capitals C Nicklas Backstrom, who has missed the last four games with an injured right hand, took part in the teams optional skate Wednesday. But Trotz wouldnt give any hint as to when Backstrom might return. When Nickys ready to go, hes ready to go, Trotz said. You miss him in every way shape or form. ... Washington re-signed D Aaron Ness to a one-year, two-way contract worth $650,000 if hes in the NHL, $425,000 in the minors. Ness had one assist in eight games for the Capitals this season.DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD/Tampa Bay TimesTampa Bay Lightning center Cedric Paquette (13) and Washington Capitals center Jay Beagle (83) get in a fight during the second period of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Sunday in Tampa.
LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & COMICS THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 3B DEAR ABBY: I am a working mother of three who may be battling postpartum depression. I feel like I am parenting alone. I get the kids out of the house by myself in the morning before my husband even drags himself out of bed. I drop the kids off. I go to work. I teach, so my day is spent dealing with other peoples kids, and then I pick my own kids up. I have no time to decompress or devote to myself. When there are school functions, my husband makes me feel guilty that Im not spending time with the kids. Now hes starting to make me feel guilty because the kids like him less than they do me. How do I get across to him that if he did more and was around them more, they would like him more? Im so tired from juggling all these balls. I feel like if something were to happen to me, hed have no clue what to do. How can I fix this situation? I dont want to resent him, but Im starting to. -EXHAUSTED, HOT MESS MOM DEAR MOM: Postpartum depression is more than being tired and overscheduled. Its a medical condition that, left untreated, can have serious consequences. It might help to discuss whats going on with your physician, who can then help you explain to your husband that if he doesnt step up, he could indeed be left with the sole responsibility of taking care of the children. Youre right. You shouldnt be carrying the whole load, and the bonus would be the likelihood that your husbands relationship with the children would improve. DEAR ABBY: I have two daughters, and we dont always see eye to eye. I think one of them is emotionally abusive because she is so critical about everything having to do with me. The problem is I have wonderful grandkids who are very young. I would love to see them grow up, but Im able to see them only perhaps 24 days out of the year. I feel lonely knowing my daughter and her husband are so close yet so far because theyre too busy with their lives to let me interact with my grandchildren. I do have my own things to do and I am active, but I would love a change of scenery after two marriages. I would love to visit new places and make new friends and build a new life for myself. But I wonder if it would be abandoning my grandchildren. I could still visit them two to three times a year from wherever I end up. I have sacrificed all my life doing the right things by putting others first, and Im afraid that if I dont travel now or live somewhere else, I may not be well enough later on. What do you think is a good solution for me? -AT A CROSSROADS IN MINNESOTA DEAR AT A CROSSROADS: I agree you should move. Absence may make the heart grow fonder, but if it doesnt, at least you will have a chance to live your dream. Take it while youre young enough to enjoy it, and video chat with the grandkids. 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The title or titles of said ordinances read, as follows: ORDINANCE NO. 2018-2 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING CHAPTER 30 OF THE COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES TO REPEAL REFERENCES TO OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE TAXES; AMENDING ARTICLE II OF THAT CHAPTER TO INCORPORATE REFERENCES TO BUSINESS TAX RECEIPTS; ESTABLISHING THE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COLUMBIA COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR AND COUNTY CODE ENFORCEMENT; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The public hearings may be continued to one or more future dates. Any interested party shall be advised that the date, time and place of any continuation of the public hearings shall be announced during the public hearings and that no further notice concerning the matters will be published, unless said continuation exceeds six calendar weeks from the date of the above referenced public hearings. All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decisions made at the public hearings, they will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings are made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in the proceeding should contact Lisa K. B. Roberts, at least seven (7) days prior to the date of the hearing. Ms. Roberts may be contacted by telephone at (386) yp() 758-1006 or by Telecommunication Device for Deaf at (386) 758-2139. 427345 May 17, 2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2012-CA-98 TD BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, a national banking association, Plaintiff, vs. WILLIAM KIRK KOON and SANDRA CONNELL, f/k/a SANDRA LEE KOON, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE (As to Parcel 2) Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to an Order Returning Case to Active Status and Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale entered on April 9, 2018 in the above-captioned action, the Clerk of Court will sell the property situated in Columbia County, Florida, described as follows: PARCEL 2: The East of the West of the Northeast and the West of the East of the Northeast of Section 34, Township 6 South, Range 17 East, Columbia County, Florida TAX PARCEL NO: 34-6S-1709850-000 at public sale, in the presence of the Plaintiff, to the highest g and best bidder for cash, in the third floor lobby of the Columbia County Courthouse, 173 N.E. Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida on the 11th day of July, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to the terms of the Summary Final Judgment entered by the Court on September 4, 2012 and in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administration at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated this 13th day of April 2018. P. DEWITT CASON CLERK CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ S. Weeks Deputy Clerk 421053 May 10, 17, 2018 Christian childcare program in need of summer camp counselor. 25 plus hours per week. Must have DCF 45 hours & CPR/First Aid. Contact Ronny at 386-365-2128 Columbia Bank is seeking a qualified individual to fill the following position: Network Control Technician The preferred candidate will have at least 2 years of experience with Windows 7 setup and support, an extensive knowledge of Exchange, GPO, AD, Folder Redirection, Cloud and Office applications and "troubleshooting." Candidate must possess a "can do" approach to providing creative solutions to users' I.T. issues and be a highly motivated selfstarter who understands basic information technology "best practices." A great opportunity awaits you at Columbia Bank; fax your resume to Human Resources at (386)752-0022, email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or submit an application online at www.columbiabankflorida.com or in person at 151 NW Commons Loop Lake City, Florida. E.O.E./M/F/H/V/ DRUG FREE WORKPLACE Fulltime Kitchen help needed at Hardee's all shifts at Baya Dr and SR 100. Apply in person. 386-752-0393 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 12-2017-CA-000304 FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB, Plaintiff, vs. SCOTT FRAZIER, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 1, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 2, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SCOTT FRAZIER, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed May 1, 2018 entered in Civil Case No. 12-2017-CA-000304 of the Circuit Court of the THIRD Judicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Lake City, Florida, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Columbia County Courthouse, 173 Northeast Hernando Ave. 3rd Floor, Lake City, FL 32055 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 27th day of June, 2018 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: THE SOUTH OF THE MIDDLE 1/3 OF BLOCK 43, OF MASON CITY SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE(S) 31, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA. ALSO KNOWN AS THE NORTH 1/3 OF THE SOUTH OF BLOCK 43, MASON CITY SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE(S) 31, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administration at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2018. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court BY: /s/ S. Weeks Deputy Clerk 426013 May 10, 17, 2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 12 2017 CA 0383 Division KATHRYN NIBLACK, Plaintiff, vs. GARY LEE WATSON and KERRI WATSON, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT OT CHAPTER 45 Notice is hereby given, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 8, 2018 and entered in case number 12 2017 CA 0383 of the Circuit Court, Third Judicial Circuit, in and for Columbia County, Florida in which Kathryn Niblack is the Plaintiff and Gary Lee Watson and Kerri Lee Watson, are defendants, that P. DeWitt Cason, the Columbia County Clerk of the Court, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Courtroom 1, 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida beginning at 11:00 AM on the 11th day of July, 2018, the following described property as set forth in the said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 7 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN S 0126'11" E, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID SECTION 1457.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE N 8812'54" E, 1215.32 FEET TO THE EAST LINE OF THE WEST OF THE NORTHWEST OF SAID SECTION, THENCE S 02 14'14" E, ALONG SAID EAST LINE, 471.55 FEET; THENCE S 8808'31" W, 1221.93 FEET TO SAID WEST LINE; THENCE N 0126'11" W, ALONG SAID WEST LINE 473.10 FEET TO SAID POINT OF BEGINNING. SUBJECT TO A ROAD EASEMENT OVER AND ACROSS THE SOUTH 25.00 FEET THEREOF. ALSO: A PART OF THE EAST OF THE NW OF SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 7 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SW CORNER OF THE EAST OF SAID NW AND RUN N 0214'14" E, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF THE EAST OF SAID NW A DISTANCE OF 713.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE N 02 14'14" E, A DISTANCE OF 471.55 FEET; THENCE N 88 12'54" E, A DISTANCE OF 119.27 FEET TO THE MAINTAINED RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF A ROCK ROAD; THENCE S 0004'56" W, ALONG SAID ROAD A DISTANCE OF 471.84 FEET; THENCE S 88 08'31" W, A DISTANCE OF 99.93 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SUBJECT OT AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS, EGRESS AND UTILITIES OVER AND ACROSS THE SOUTH 25.0 FEET THEREOF. Parcel Identification Number 07-7S-17-09931-004 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Columbia County, Florida this May 10, 2018. P. DeWitt Cason Clerk of Court By: /s/ S. Weeks Deputy Clerk 428151 May 17, 24, 2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2017 CA 263 FLORIDA CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, vs. BARBARA L. BROWN, MABEL A. THIGPEN, LENVIL H. DICKS, MAVIS P. DICKS, HUBERT BROWN, MARY L. BROWN, AND UNKNOWN TENANT(S), Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Clerk of Circuit Court, Columbia County, Florida, will on the June 13, 2018, at 11:00am at the 3rd Floor of the Columbia County Courthouse, 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry, one by one, to the highest bidder for cash, the property located in Columbia County, Florida, as follows: See Attached Exhibit A With a 1991 Mobile Home EXHIBIT A Township 3 South, Range 16 East Section 10: Commence at the Southwest corner of said Section 10, and run s 8951'51" East along the South line of Section 10 a distance of 1221.56 feet to a point on the Northeast right-of-way line of State Road No. 250, said point being the Point of Intersection of the South right-of-way line of Moore Road with a Northeast right-of-way line of St. Rd. No. 250; thence run Northwesterly along the Arc of a curve a disg tance of 74.99 feet (said Arc being the Northeast right-ofway line of St. Rd. No. 250) to the intersection of the North right-of-way line of Moore Rd. with the Northeast right-of-way line of St. Road No. 250 and the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence continue along the Northeast right-of-way line of St. Rd. No. 250 and along a curve concave to the left having a radius of 2864.79 feet and a total central angle of 26 14' a distance of 194.29 feet to a concrete monument at the Southwest corner of Lot 3, Block A; Parnell Hills Unit 2; thence S 8951'51" East along the South Boundary of said Lot 3 a distance of 182.93 feet to the Southwest corner of Lot 2, Block A, Parnell Hills Unit 2; thence S 8951'51" East along the South boundary of said Lot 2 a distance of 37.38 feet; thence southerly parallel to the West right-of-way line of Brookline Road, a distance of 150 feet to the North right-of-way line of Moore Road; thence N 8951'51" West along the North right-of-way line of Moore Road a distance of 102.70 feet to the Northeasterly right-of-way line of St. Road No. 250 and the POINT OF BEGINNING. Columbia County, Florida. Together with a 1991 mobile home ID# GAFLL75A10815WE, which is permanently affixed to the lands above described and as such is deemed to be a fixture and a part of the real estate. pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on May 8, 2018, in the above-styled cause, pending in said Court. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. P. DeWitt Cason, Clerk Clerk of Circuit Court By: /s/ S. Weeks Deputy Clerk 428026 May 17, 24, 2018 LAWN SERVICE hiring person or persons that can weedeat, trim etc. Call office 386-7522008, Leave message Please.
Classied Department 755-5440 LAKE CIT Y REPOR TER SPORTS THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 5B Classi ed Department 755-5440 THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 CLASSIFIED LAKE CITY REPORTER 5B Immediate opening for part time truck drivers. Must have a valid commercial driver license with good driving record. Please apply at https://www.anderson columbia.com/open-position s.html#op-252770-cdl-construc tion-driver DFW / EOE Position opening for a Laboratory Technician to perform technical work involving the testing of aggregates, cements, soils, asphalt and other materials. Please apply on line at https://www.andersoncolumbi a.com/open-positions.html#op143727-quality-controlDFW / EOE Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS100685 $143,900 4/2 freshly painted & new carpet, private backyard, wired for sec system. Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS96726 3/2, FL rm, screened patio & covered deck great for entertaining. $149,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS98034 4/3 on 17th Green alongside the 18th Fairway in Country Club, brick FP, $249,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS99605 Country home & 3/2 SWMH, 5.01ac, enclosed in-ground pool $224,000 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS99913 Country home on 3.5 ac, fam rm w/FP, XLg utility/storage rm, newer A/C $99,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 Now underway in Mayfair, split plan 3/2, open kitchen to living area $194,900 FARMWORKER Seven (7) Seasonal Positions, BP Miller Farms, 10200 Piscataway Rd., Clinton, MD 20735 June December 2018 Three months of verifiable experience fruit and crop laborer. Plant, maintain, harvest fruit/veg crops. Must be able to work outdoors (extreme heat, inclement weather), crouch, bend, sit on ground, reach, lift and carry up to 75 lbs. $12.05/hr. three-fourths guarantee for contract. Work tools, supplies and equipment provided at no cost. Housing provided at no cost to workers who cannot reasonably return to residence at end of work day. Transportation/subsistence reimbursed, if applicable, upon 50% contract completion. Experienced farm workers apply for job: at the nearest State Workforce Agency and reference Maryland job order: MD 816930. THE COLUMBIA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE Is now accepting applications for a Clerk in our Records Section. Applications and a job description may be downloaded from our website at www.columbiasheriff.org or picked up between 8-5 Mon-Fri at the CCSO Operations Center located at 4917 U.S. Hwy 90 East, Lake City, Florida. The CCSO is an EEO Employer Country Rivers Realty, LLC 497-3305 MLS100362 1997 mfg home w/open floor plan on 8ac, approx 1ac fenced, lg covered porch $87,500 Country Rivers Realty, LLC 497-3305 MLS100366 2/2, huge great rm, & front porch, on 2 lots back yard overlooking Sante Fe River. $129,300 Country Rivers Realty, LLC 497-3305 MLS99962 $110,000 Currently used as residence w/office & workshop detached from home, Ft White Country Rivers Realty, LLC 497-3305 MLS100434 $64,900 10 ac ready for your dream home, already has well, septic & power, cleared homesite. Country Rivers Realty, LLC 497-3305 MLS100590 $29,900 2.3 ac w/well, septic & power. mature hardwoods already thinned & ready for a home Country Rivers Realty, LLC 497-3305 MLS100669 $30,000 Camping lot on Sante Fe, walking dist to public boat ramp, Fort White. Daniel Crapps Agency 7555110 MLS97936 $149,000 2 homes, conc block w/ceramic tild flooring thru-out & move in ready plus 1828 sf mfg home. Daniel Crapps Agency 3973002 MLS99858 $189,500 3/2.5 brick w/formal LR, fam rm, fenced back yard on 6.9ac west of Lake City on SR-247 Daniel Crapps Agency 3973002 MLS99893 $777,500 gorgeous setting for this 2518 sqf t home w/73 ac plus 1800sf guest qtrs, 45ac lake & more! Daniel Crapps Agency 3973002 MLS99767 24.8 ac w/paved rd frontage just east o f Ft White HS. Owner financing avail. $198,400 Daniel Crapps Agency 3973002 MLS99868 $55,110 Wooded corner lot 10 square ac, offers easy access to Lake City, Ft White & Gainesville Daniel Crapps Agency 3973002 MLS98342 $1,100,000 21+ac tract west of Lake Cit y on US90, 4027sf bldg & 6461sf bldg 1/2 to 5 acre lots; owner financing. some with w/s/pp Deas Bullard/BKL Properties 386-752-4339 www.landnfl.com United Country, Dicks Realty 752-8585 MLS99612 3/2 in town, fenced backyard & 2 car garage. $167,777 United Country, Dicks Realty 752-8585 MLS100394 $99,000 4/2 DWMH on 5ac in White Springs within walking dist of Stephen Foster State Park. United Country, Dicks Realty 752-8585 MLS100668 73.52 ac of raw land in Lake City, planted pines & oaks. Starting at $ 615/mo, tile floors, fresh paint. Great Area. Call ( 386 ) 752-9626 Wanted to buy Sugar Cane Seed. 386-344-0226 15W40 CK4 Chemlube premium synthetic blend motor oil, 2100 gal bulk, $5.15 per gal take all. 904-525-3835 Five Ash Forest, Lake City's premier 55 plus manufactured home community. 752-7207 Lo t lease includes water, sewer, garbage & lawn maintenance. Spacious 2/1 w/garage first, last and sec, no pets, smoke free. $725/mo 386-867-9231 Hallmark Real Estate Janet Creel 719-0382 MLS100460 4/3 home on Suwannee River. Floating 2-story dock w/screened upper deck. Hallmark Real Estate Jay Nash 269-2581 MLS100490 3/2 in established neighborhood, close to everything you need in Lake City! $112,000 Hallmark Real Estate Vic Lantroop 623-6401 MLS98661 2.5 ac deep in Cannon Creek Airpark, corner lot & dead end street. $44,500 Hallmark Real Estate Lacie Lantroop 697-1681 MLS99513 $29,500 parcel at end of cul-desac minutes from town, beautiful lake at entrance. Hallmark Real Estate Paula Lawrence 623-1973 MLS99619 well-known establishment in Suwannee Co w/full liquor license. Call fo r details Hallmark Real Estate Anita Tonetti 697-3780 MLS91217 Mobile Home park w/5 units on 2.5ac 3/2 DW to live in while collecting rental income. 70 acres farmland for lease, off 252 1/2 mi N on Mayo Rd, $100/ac per yr. 386-397-3258 Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS90282 Grea t investment, currently rented a t $900/mo, lg lot in town, detached garage. $124,900 Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS100413 2/2 w/3rd started by closing in garage, carport, partially fenced w/nice trees, great location. Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS100654 3/2 brick on 1+ac, new appliances, HVAC, 10x20 deck, 2 sheds, chain link fenced backyard Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS97880 3/2 w/cook's dream kit, new stove, upscale master BA, sec system, 4+car garage. $239,900 Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS98649 Newly remodeled 2/2 in Eastside Village, move-in ready, inside laundry rm, Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty Jackie Taylor 397-3479 MLS97359 $139,900 4/2 on fenced 4.78ac, wkshp w/roll-up doors, fenced & cross fenced. MAKE EXTRA $$ MONEY $$ The Lake City Reporter, a daily newspaper, seeks Independent Contractor Newspaper Carriers for several motor routes in the city and county. You must be motivated by earning extra money, be an early riser and have reliable transportation. Apply in person during normal business hours.Monday Friday 8am 5pmNO PHONE CALLS PLEASE PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to be at least 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from a licensed veterinarian documenting they have mandatory shots and are free from intestinal and external parasites. Many species of wildlife must be licensed by Florida Fish and Wildlife. If you are unsure, contact the local office for information. PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS100045 $267,900 Executive home w/Lake Jeffery access, lg kit, oversized maste r w/ French doors to sunroom Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS100057 $175,000 Spacious home on 10 ac, lg porches on front & back, spli t plan, lg kit w/center island. Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS100151 $194,500 Fantastic home in Wise Estates, lg great rm w/sliding glass door to covered porch. Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS100188 $39,900 Cannon Creek Airpark lot, runway license will convey with lot. Great price for runway lot. Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS100593 $285,000 Custom brick in southern end of county, lg great rm, open kit, oversized master to Fla rm. Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS100629 $399,000 Great location, convenient to Hwy 90, I75 & I10. 5000ft warehouse, office space w/reception O'Neal Roofing now hiring. No experience required. Apply in person 212 SE Hickory Dr. 386-752-7578 Remax, Pam Beauchamp 3032505 MLS100286 $574,900 3/2 home & 4/2 DWMH, 45 ac, 3 stall barn, 60x80 metal shop w/3 bay doors, power & water. Remax, Pam Beauchamp 3032505 MLS100640 $155,000 2/2 loft style home on 5.3ac, wraparound porch, 2 car carport, workshop, 2 sheds Remax, Pam Beauchamp 3032505 MLS100442 $94,900 4/2 DWMH w/covered front porch & back decks, 45x19 garage, stocked pond w/boat ramp. Poole Realty Ronnie Poole 208-3175 MLS100208 4/3 LR & fam rm w/FP's, office, fla rm, 2 car garage w/safe rm/basement, fish pond. $385,000 Poole Realty Anita Handy 2085877 MLS100403 $94,500 3/1 2 mi from Live Oak, new HVAC, move in ready & has awesome Oak trees for shade. Poole Realty Mindy Wilkson 209-7658 MLS100430 3/2 in Jennings, LR w/vaulted ceiling & FP, lg laundry rm, bonus room upstairs. $179,900 Poole Realty Anita Handy 2085877 MLS100536 $244,900 4/2 custom brick on 22.79ac, fenced back yard as well as the entire property. Poole Realty Ronnie Poole 208-3175 MLS99570 $146,500 Home located in bend of river, spacious deck to water. Poole Realty Amanda Senea 249-1640 MLS99595 $94,90 0 Brick home in great nghbd, fenced back yard, metal roof, carport, hardwood floors. Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS10002 $289,800 2/2 on Suwannee River, dock w/boat shelter Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scott Stewart 867-3498 MLS94089 $669,000 Colonial on 5ac, 4/3 & 2 partial BA, 3 HVAC units Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scott Stewart 867-3498 MLS98482 4BR/3BA 2198hsf $298,200 Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS99455 $189,440 Reserve at Jewel Lake, community dock. Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS99616 $298,900 2/2 river house on Suwannee, wraparound porch Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scott Stewart 867-3498 MLS99218 $83,900 7.5ac lot in Rose Creek Plantation. FOR RENT 3 BDRM 2 BA HOME 1206 SW McFarlane Ave., Lake City, FL. 3 bdrm, 2 ba home, fenced back yard. Available June 1st. $1000 per month, $500 security deposit, $50 application fee. Nonsmokers and no pets. Call for appointment. 904-813-8864 Estate Auctions: Fri, May 18th @ 6:30pm High Springs, FL Hwy 27N auctionzip.com #20822 Mah, Oak, Vict Furn, glassware, coins, guns, jewelry, art, rugs. 10% B.P. 352-258-0604 C. Williams AU437/AB3447 Windsong Apartments We offer 1, 2, & 3 BR's Apply On-Line!windsong-apartmentliving.com386-758-8455 NASSAR TRIALMichigan State agrees to pay $500M to settle claimsRYAN GARZA/Detroit Free PressWomen listen to a speaker while gathered in front of the administration building following a march on Jan. 26 on the Michigan State University campus while speaking out against sexual assault following the Larry Nassar case. By DAVID EGGERT & ED WHITEAssociated PressLANSING, Mich. Michigan State University agreed to pay $500 million to settle claims from more than 300 women and girls who said they were assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sexabuse case in sports history, officials announced Wednesday. The deal surpasses the $100 million-plus paid by Penn State University to settle claims by at least 35 people who accused assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky of sexual abuse, though the Nassar agreement involves far more victims. Michigan State was accused of ignoring or dismissing complaints about Nassar, some as far back as the 1990s. The school had insisted that no one covered up assaults, although Nassars boss was later charged with failing to properly supervise him and committing his own sexual misconduct. We are truly sorry to all the survivors and their families for what they have been through, and we admire the courage it has taken to tell their stories, said Brian Breslin, chairman of Michigan States governing board. We recognize the need for change on our campus and in our community around sexual assault awareness and prevention. It is not clear how much each victim will receive, although the money will not be divided equally. It is also unclear where the money will come from. University spokeswoman Emily Guerrant said school leaders will now work on a way to pay the bill. Rachael Denhollander of Louisville, Kentucky, who in 2016 was the first woman to publicly identify herself as a victim, said the agreement reflects the incredible damage which took place on MSUs campus. But she said she still has not seen any meaningful reform at the university. Nassar treated campus athletes and scores of young gymnasts at his Michigan State office, building an international reputation while working at the same time for USA Gymnastics, which trains Olympians. The university and lawyers for 332 victims announced the deal after negotiating privately with the help of a mediator. Under the agreement, $425 million will be paid to current claimants and $75 million will be set aside for any future claims. Lawyers will also be compensated out of the $500 million pool. Nassar, 54, pleaded guilty to molesting women and girls under the guise of treatment and was caught with child pornography. He is serving three prison sentences that will likely keep him locked up for life. More than 250 women and girls gave statements in court when Nassar was sentenced in January and February. Since that time, even more accusers have stepped forward, which accounts for the larger number of people covered by the Michigan State agreement. Nassars assaults were mostly committed in Michigan at his Lansingarea home, campus clin ic and area gyms. But his accusers also said he molested them at a gymnastics-training ranch in Texas and at national and international competitions. Nassars work far away from campus was spelled out in his employment contract with Michigan State. During the sentencing hearings, many accusers described an ultra-competitive gymnastics culture in which authority figures could not be questioned and Nassar was free to abuse young patients year after year. They said they had little choice to see doctors other than Nassar, who was renowned throughout the sport. He counted on his charm and reputation to deflect any questions. He was so brazen that he sometimes molested patients in front of their parents, shielding the young girls with his body or a sheet. His clinic was decorated with signed photos of Olympic stars, bolstering his credentials to star-struck athletes and their families. Olympic gold medalists Jordyn Wieber, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas and McKayla Maroney say they were among Nassars victims. Other cases involved participants in soccer, figure skating, rowing, softball, cheerleading, wrestling, diving, dance, and track and field. This historic settlement came about through the bravery of more than 300 women and girls who had the courage to stand up and refuse to be silenced, said John Manly, the lead attorney for the victims. The scandal rocked Michigan State, leading to the resignation of President Lou Anna Simon on Jan. 24 and athletic director Mark Hollis two days later. The fallout has also pushed out many leaders at the top of competitive gymnastics. The school has about 39,000 undergraduate students. Its general fund budget is $1.36 billion. Roughly $983 million comes from tuition and fees, and $281 million is from the state. The settlement applies only to Michigan State. Lawsuits are still pending against Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics, the U.S. Olympic Committee and an elite gymnastics club in the Lansing-area. Under the deal, the victims are required to withdraw their support for two bills passed by the state Senate. They would strip an immunity defense in sexual misconduct civil cases if public entities are negligent and waive minors from legal notice requirements in such lawsuits, Manly said. Other measures that would retroactively extend the time limit to sue and expand and strengthen Michigans mandatory reporter law remain alive in the House.
6B T HURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER rfntb bbbrrfntbtrrfrffrr frrrffrffr rffffrffffr rfnff bbnfffffrfffff rffftrrff frffffrfr rrffrrr fffnrbb rfntb rf frffrrrtb bbb rfrfbbfrf locker room and theyll tell you Fulton is about to join the party in 2018. My boy is going to break out this year, Jones said. Hes getting serious in the program so his offers are going to come. Fulton has been extra motivated this spring, not only to make an impact in the passing game, but to bounce back from his setback last spring. An elbow injury sidelined him for most of the 2017 spring season, and although it weighed on the then-sophomore, its been a chip on his shoulder one year later. I didnt get to play last spring so I wanted to come back and make a name for myself, Fulton said. I feel like Im doing pretty good at it right now. Ive got a long way to go right now. Ive just got to keep doing what Im doing. Plenty of college coaches have lined the sidelines to get a look at Jones and Bell. It seems its only a matter of time until one coachs eyes chance a glimpse of Fulton. And then another. And another. Bobby has had an unbelievable spring this year, Columbia coach Brian Allen said. (Friday) wasnt surprising because hes had those days at practice this year. Thats been one of my biggest conversations to colleges that are coming in here, is that they better get their eyes on Bobby Fulton because hes had an unbelievable spring and hes going to have a breakout season. FULTON Continued From 1BBRENT KUYKENDALL/Lake City ReporterColumbia receiver Bobby Fulton moves up the field after a carch during the Purple & Gold game last Friday. He had four receptions for 139 yards and two touchdowns. Boys & Girls Club Summer Camp signupsThe Girls Club Summer Camp and Boys Club @ Teen Town Summer Camp are holding their general public registration beginning at 8 a.m. at the Girls Club Facility. Registration will be taken until the summer camp is full. Spots are limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. The cost for the nine-week camp is $275.00. Boys and Girls must be six years of age and completed the first grade through 12 years of age to attend. If you have any questions please contact Tara Krieghauser at 386-7195840 for information on the Girls Club Program or Heyward Christie at 386-754-3607 for information on the Boys Club at Teen Town Program.Registration for Boys Club of Columbia CountyThe Boys Club of Columbia County is now taking registration for the youth summer pro gram which begins on June 4 through August 3. All children, ages 6-13, are eligible to attend. The club offers game rooms, movies, crafts and much more. Lunch and snacks are also pro vided. Fee for the session: $265. For more information please call, 386-752-4184.Youth Summer Camp at Richardson CenterThe Richardson Community Center/ Annie Mattox Park North, Inc. will begin taking registration for its Youth Summer Camp Program on Monday May 7th Signups will be held Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The deadline is June 9th or until full (50 students). The camp is open to boys and girls ages 7-12. Spots are limited and are on a first come first serve basis. The cost of the 8-week camp is $250.00 and includes the admission price of the weekly out of town field trips, breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack. For additional information, contact Nicole Callum or Mario Coppock at 386-754-7095 or visit our website for registration forms @ http://ccrd-lc.weebly.comBRIEFS control of the offense. A two-sport guy who welcomes the pressure, hes earned the confidence of teammates and coaches. Ive been around enough good ones here that have played at high level to know Ive got a good one, Columbia coach Brian Allen said. My biggest thing with Jordan is calming him down. He gets excited, and we have our talks at school, I tell him theres nothing wrong about being nervous or anxious prior to a game. One of my old coaches told me: if you arent nervous or anxious before a game then you arent ready to play You should always have some type of jitters in your stomach. Where he might look at it like, how do I get rid of that?. No, you dont ever want to get rid of that because when you have that little bit of moxie within you, youre a gamer and are going to be ready to play. You want to use that to fuel your fire on Friday nights. Tossing pinpoint passes, moving the chains on the run, Smith dazzled his way to a five-touchdown performance in last weeks scrimmage. A gunslinger who can also rip defenses with his devastating speed Smith is the latest Columbia quarterback with this versatile skill-set since Davin Schuck, who led the 2015 Class 7A state semifinal team. Smith continues to show he has all the tools to duplicate similar success as he distances himself from skittish, wide-eyed quarterback to compete field general. At the end of the day, Jordan Smith isnt a running quarterback, Allen said. I dont want that ever to be confused or misconstrued. Jordan Smith is a quarterback, that has the ability to use his legs when he needs to which took Columbias offense a long way here three years ago. Im not holding the reins back on the kid, he knows he has the green light when he drops back and sees something. He has the green light to use the ability that God has given him, Id be crazy to take that away from him. But at the same time, being a pocket-passer, knowing how to step up in the pocket and deliver strikes within the concepts of what were trying to do in the passing game. Its going to a productive summer, says Smith. Hes slated for more workouts so he can continue to polish his footwork and throwing mechanics. Next month Smith and other Tigers are scheduled to compete in 7v7 tournaments to hopefully build more chemistry as the season fast approaches. The days are counting down and there isnt anyone more excited than Smith, ready to take the stage in the lead role. Im excited to see what happens. I just want the season to go how we planned it to go. SMITH Continued From 1BBRENT KUYKENDALL/Lake City ReporterColumbia coach Brian Allen talks to quarterback Jordan Smith during the Purple & Gold game last Friday.