Lake City ReporterTHURSDAY, M AY 3 1, 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. 304 TODAYS WEATHER Obituaries . . . . . . 3A Opinion . . . . . . 4A P uzzles . . . . . . . 2B Advic e & Comics . . 3B High ImpactT eachers honored, 5A. 85 70Chance of storms Blueberry Festival is Saturday, Story below + PLUS >> Preseason honors for CrumitieFOOTBALL Steph, Lebron face off againNBA FINALSSee P age 1B See P age 2B CRASH continued on 2A FESTIVAL continued on 2AMurder suspect nabbedWellborn woman was buried in shallow grave, reports say2A WWII Rosie calls LC home COREY ARWOOD/Lake City Reporter COURTESY PHOTOSBiker clings to life after crashSUV VS. MOTORCYCLE Cops: Still critical, but some better.TOP: Edna Irma Crostic, 98, poses with a souvenier T-shir t bearing the name of the air base at which she was stationed during World War II. ABOVE: A PBM, or patrol bomber fly ing boat, is moored for maintenance at the base during the war. LEFT: Crostic was an aviation machinist at what is now known as Patrick A ir F orce Base in Brevard County.By COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comA motorcyclist remains in critical but stable condition after a Monday night collision while the status of the police investigation remains to be determined as investigators continue looking into in the crash, LCPD said. Lake City Police Public Information Officer Mike Lee said there is no final determination of fault as an investigation continues into the motorcycle and SUV crash at the intersection of U.S. Highway 441 and State Road 100. The status of the motorcycle driver has improved but were not quite to the point yet where were ready to declare theres no longer a traffic homicide investigation, said Lee. Hopefully over the next couple of days if he continues to improve we can downgrade the case status. However, he said if the Machinist Edna Crostic helped to keep the home fires burning.By COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comWith crystal clarity, a local WWII Navy veteran recounted the orange groves of her childhood, a pre boot-camp trip to the Statue of Liberty and watching war planes do the Banana River Bounce in 1944. A week from Saturday, Edna Irma Crostic will be 99 years old. Crostic said shes looking forward to another day of doing whatever she wants to do, whether thats a car ride around Alligator Lake, watching the world from her front porch or watching the news on television. Crostic was born in 1919, when WWI had just ended and the face of the modern world was being forged. Little did Crostic know her own future was being shaped by events across the Atlantic while she was at home in the orange groves of St. Lucie County. Two decades later, World War II exploded and Edna joined the Navy to work on aircraft at a base on the Banana River. I was in the Navy and I was an aviation machinist second class, she said. We worked on airplanes. We repaired airplanes that had been in the ocean. It was World War Two and they were falling in the ocean and everywhere. She called the rough landing that amphibious aircraft made on the river where her base was located the Banana River Bounce. They bounced when they landed on that river, she said. Crostic was stationed at the Banana River Naval Air Station, now known as Patrick AFB, assisting with work on patrol bomber flying boat engines or PBMs. She said when they were in the water they dropped their landing gear and rolled up a ramp where they would soon be repaired and readied once more for flight. It was interesting to watch, she said. She said she enjoyed learning about the aircraft and she talked about them in encyclopedic detail. My shop worked on the engines of the plane and we just went to work like everybody else does, she said. But we had Gutierrez WWII continued on 2A Blueberry fest is Sat.From staff reportsWellborn is getting ready to celebrate the blues blueberries, that is. The 25th annual Wellborn Blueberry Festival is right around the corner. The event will be held from 7 a..m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at Andrews Square, 1340 Eighth Ave. A3
By CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comThe manhunt started with a panicked call from a woman who locked herself in a gas station bathroom for fear of her own brother, then led authorities to a shallow grave in Suwannee County and ended with an arrest in a small town south of Gainesville. Authorities on Wednesday morning arrested 35-yearold Rueben Portillo Gutierrez on suspicion of murdering 32-year-old Delia Cruz near Wellborn. Cruzs family reported her missing around 11 a.m. Monday, said Suwannee County Sheriff Sam St. John. Cruz and Gutierrez lived together near 41st Road. Deputies questioned Gutierrez and Cruzs sister at the house on Monday and brought in a K9 unit to investigate, St. John said. On Tuesday, investigators were getting ready to visit the house again and conduct another search when Gutierrezs sister called SCSO from a Chevron station near Micanopy in Alachua County. She locked herself in a bathroom after Gutierrez reportedly confessed to her that he killed Cruz, St. John said. She was scared of him, St. John said. By the time authorities got there, Gutierrez had fled on foot. Around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, investigators found a suspicious spot on the ground near a stand of pines about a quarter of a mile from Cruzs home. The dirt was disturbed, St. John said. Looked like he put some leaves on it for camouflage. After obtaining a search warrant, investigators started digging and found a body around 7 p.m. The body matched Cruzs description and was taken to the medical examiner in Tallahassee for a positive identification and to determine the cause of death. Multiple agencies assisted in the search for Gutierrez, but it was a Jacksonville Sheriffs Office K9 team that ultimately found him Wednesday morning. Gutierrez was booked into the Alachua County jail. St. John said Gutierrez had been trying to hide in abandoned houses. So they started just going door to door, St. John said. Went to one abandoned house, found him hiding inside. St. John theorized that Gutierrez and Cruz were in the process of splitting up. I think she may have been wanting to see someone else, he said. Gutierrez faced a similar situation with a previous girlfriend, whom he sexually assaulted, stabbed and left for dead, St. John said. The woman in that case survived. In 2007, Gutierrez received a 10-year prison sentence Marion County for sexual battery and a 15-year sentence for attempted murder, according to the Florida Department of Corrections. He was released in December 2017. 7a 1p 7p 1a 6a LAKE CITY ALMANAC SUN MOON UV INDEX EXTREME: 10 minutes to burn T odays ultra-violet radiation risk for the ar ea on a scale fr om 0 to 10+. FYI An exclusive service brought to our readers by The Weather Channel. 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For more, contact Skip Johns at 386-344-2906 or visit the Suwannee Valley SongFarmers Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/songfarmersofthesuwanneerivervalley/ Murder suspect caught Gutierrez Captured in Alachua County after call to cops from his sister. to make sure that engine was exactly right. Oh, I did all kinds of things. At the time her husband, Earl Edward Crostic, was a machinist first class and worked in the same shop. After joining the Navy on July 8, 1943 she was taken from her home in the orange groves to upstate New York. They sent me to New York and thats where I was in boot camp, Crostic said. She told stories from that time. I met this sailor going up to New York and he kept in touch with us. He took Edna and a few of her friends on his boat to the Statue of Liberty where she said they had a laugh at the signs that read steps to the head, in reference to the terms slang usage as a restroom. After a brief stint in Memphis and Oklahoma the Navy stationed her back home where she remained throughout the rest of her military career ending in 1945. I enjoyed it they sent me to school and I found out all about airplanes. She later married, had a son and they lived in Orlando for some time. Then she said she they moved to Utah where she worked keeping genealogy records that were kept in the arid mountain climate to aid in their preservation. Keeping up with world affairs is a habit she still keeps. She said one of her favorite activities is watching the news. Thats where I get my information and that keeps me going, she said. Her days start early with only black coffee and no sugar and breakfast of a fried egg, toast and a bowl of corn flakes. Her independence is afforded through a compatriot she met during her 14-year stay at The Dom or Lake City VAs Veterans Domiciliary. William Flat Top Davis, from Pittsburgh, lived at the domicile for four years and now the two share a rental home in downtown Lake City. He was an aviation electrician in the Navy and Air Force during the Vietnam War. The two developed a plan for their independence and carried it out while in the domicile. It is paramount in their living arrangement. Davis helps care for Crostic, and Crostic tells him her stories of which hes become an archivist of sorts. At almost 99, though, she said shed been given a clean bill of health from VA doctors. She said she likes the local VA services. I have never been treated any better than the VA here. Im Ms. Edna over there. As for her birthday, Crostic said shes looking forward to another day of independence, another drive, another view from her porch and and maybe some TV in her down time. We have the nicest place to live, she said. I never even thought about it but we do have a nice place to live. WWIIContinued From 1A man doesnt recover from his injuries LCPD should conclude its investigation and have a determination of fault in a matter of days. The parties identities have been withheld by police during the investigation. The biker was flown to UF Shands for emergency care Monday night after a collision with a Nissan Xterra, LCPD reported. CRASHContinued From 1AGuests can start the day with a blueberry pancake breakfast, available from 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. for $5 for adults and $3 for children, before checking out the Christmas in June Parade at 10 a.m. The Country Store will offer a variety of blueberry pies, cobblers, jams, jellies, syrups and more. More than 100 vendors will display an assortment of festival foods, crafts and activities for all ages. Hot-rod aficionados can check out a classic car and truck show, while animal lovers can head to the Scales and Tails live animal show at 11 a.m. Live bands will provide the tunes, with DJ Road Dogg Russell Howard and Starlight Sound as hosts. FESTIVALContinued From 1A FILEA scene from a previous Blueberry Festival.
Louvenia Kettles Louvenia Kettles, age 84, resident of Lake City, FL passed away peacefully May 24, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Mr. James and Mrs. Annie Mae Jerry Kettles. She received Christ at an early age at Falling Creek Baptist Church and later joined New Hope United Methodist Church. She attended the public Schools of Columbia County. Preceded her in death were her son Eddie Kettles, her siblings; Mrs. Clars Bell McClain, Leroy Bush and Louis Kettles. She leaves to cherish her memories; her devoted children; Aileen (William) Fudge and David Kettle; granddaughter Sophia Fudge, great grands, Victoria and Celina Anderson, Sister Mrs. Corine Mickler; sister-in-law Hattie Bell Johnson and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and sorrowing friends. Funeral services for Louvenia Kettles will be 1 p.m. Saturday, June 2, 2018 at New Hope United Methodist Church, 4140 NW Falling Creek Road, Lake City, FL. Rev. Theo Jackson, Pastor/ Eulogist. Interment will follow in the Falling Creek Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 5 6 p.m., Friday, June 1, 2018 at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements are entrusted to: COOPER FUNERAL HOME, 251 NE Washington Street, Lake City, Florida 32055. Willis O. Cooper, L.F.D. Harry Fred McCray Sr. Pastor H. Fred McCray Sr., 86, born on March 5, 1932 passed away peacefully at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Gainesville, FL on May 28, 2018. Pastor McCray was the Lead Pastor of the Fort White Church of God for the past 47 years. Pastor McCray devoted his life to serving the Lord. Pastor McCray was a veteran serving in the U.S. Navy from 1951 to 1955. Pastor McCray is preceded by his parents, Harry McCray and Evelyn Knight McCray, brothers, Harold McCray, Keith McCray and Glenn McCray and daughter Teresa Karen McCray. Pastor McCray is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ernestine Harrington McCray, two sisters, Frances McCray Sellers and Iris McCray Skeen, two sons, Harry F. McCray, Jr., and Ronald McCray, one grandson, Kevin McCray. A funeral service will be held for Pastor McCray at 11 a.m., June 1, 2018 at the Shiloh Baptist Church, Fort White, FL. Services anie Morgan and Pastor Donnie Shinholser. Interment will be in Alton Church of God Cemetery. Arrangements by EVANS CARTER FUNERAL HOME, High Springs, (386) 454-2444 make donations to Fort White Church of God, P.O. Box 1030, Fort White, FL 32038. Angela Yvette Wilson Angela Yvette Wilson, daughter of the late Frank and Gloria Shaw was born September 27, 1959, in Lake City, Florida. She passed away, May 26, 2018, at her residence. Angela was gifted with many talents which she shared with others. She enjoyed helping people and making them laugh, often providing comfort with nothing more than her beautiful smile. Angela was always quick to volunteer her time and home and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Left to cherish precious memories: Son, Ardell Holmes; grandchildren, Tangala Gray and Ahmari Holmes; brother, Marvin Shaw; sisters, Jewell Shaw, Katina Bryant, Sadie Johnson, and their families; several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Angelas favorite color was purple, to all that would like to dress in her honor. Funeral services for Angela Y. Wilson will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2018, at Olivet Missionary Baptist Church, 541 NE Davis Ave, Lake City, FL. Visitation with the family will be from 6 8 p.m. Friday, June 1, 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 Obituaries are paid advertisements. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classiT HURSDAY, MAY 31, 2018 LOCAL LAKE CITY REPORTER 3A OBITUARIES 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. 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 Free self-guided tours the last Friday of each month, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. visual art, live performance, and special events. Get started at ArtwalkGainesville.com. Construction/Debris Containers Available755-7060 Delivered to your job site today. TodayBingo 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 down town Lake City. For more information about the librarys childrens programs, call 386-758-2101.GeriActorsResidents are invited to join the Readers Theater Group on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the Lifestyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Court.FridayDinner and dancing Dances are held each Friday night from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Lifestyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Court (behind Baya Pharmacy). $7 admission. Bring a dish or dessert to share. All proceeds benefit the center. Call 386-755-0235 for more.Baby & Me Baby & Me, a library program for parents and babies, is held on Fridays at 11 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library, 308 NW Columbia Ave. in downtown Lake City. For more about the librarys childrens programs, call 386-758-2101.Dare to DreamLake City Dance Arts will present their 23rd annual recital Dare to Dream on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 1, 2 and 3 at the Florida Gateway College Performing Arts Center. The Friday show is a benefit performance for the Friends of the Columbia County Public Library featuring our older dancers in Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Modern. Showtime is 6:30 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door. Come out and support your library Friends! The Saturday and Sunday recitals feature all of our students in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern and Hip Hop with showtime at 3 p.m both days. Tickets are available online until midnight Thursday, May 31st @ www.TuTuTix. com/Lake City Dance Arts. SaturdayFarmers market The Lake DeSoto Farmers Market is open every Saturday in the parking lot at Marion Avenue and Duval Street, across from the Courthouse Annex. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call 386-719-5766 or visit market.lcfla.com.Potluck dinnerA potluck dinner at 7 p.m. and dancing from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. occurs each Saturday at either Lake Butler Elementary School or Lake Butler Social Club. Dress code is casual dressy and special occasion. Admission is $10 for club members or $12 for guests. For more, call 813-679-5390.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 386-752-7776.Nesmith Family ReunionSunday, June 3. 1 to 3 p.m. Providence Village Community Center; Providence Village, Florida South of SR 238 on SW 45th Ct and SW 86th Street. Bring your favorite potluck food dishes and desserts and enjoy fellowship with kinfolks and guests. TuesdayClub registrationThe Boys Club of Columbia County is accepting registration for the fall session. All children ages 6-14 are eligible to attend. There are bus pickups from all elementary and middle schools. Fees for the session are $200. For more, call 386752-4184 or visit the club on Jones Way in Lake City.Seed Lending Library The Columbia Seed Lending Library is available at the main library branch in downtown Lake City on Tuesdays from 2 to 4 p.m. The CSLL meets at the Fort White Branch from 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays, and volunteers will also be on hand on the first and third Tuesday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. at the West branch library, 435 NW Hall of Fame Drive (off U.S. Highway 90 just past Interstate 75). Patr ons can select a wide variety of seeds and receive advice from seasoned gardeners.OngoingVolunteers neededShands Lakeshore Regional Medical Center Auxiliary is seeking volunteer golf cart drivers. 4 hours per week. For more information, please call 386-292-8000, ext. 21216.Volunteers neededLake City Medical Center Auxiliary needs volunteers who have a heart to serve. The auxiliary need volunteers for all positions. Those interested in participating in the program may pick up an application at the Lake City Medical Center Gift Shop or the H2U office. For more information, call 386-719-7713.To submit your Community Calendar item, stop by the Reporter oce or email Steve Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org. COMMUNITY CALENDAR MARLEY ANDRETTI/Special to the ReporterZecher is in the Artist CornerThe Artist Corner in the Fort White Branch Library is Lake City artist Shirley Zecher. I love the arts and appre ciate all the talent we have among us right here in Columbia County, Zecher said. I am an interior decorator by trade. Im thankful; for the talent given me that has served me well in this vocation. The paintings and crafts you see today are all a part of what I do in my spare time for pleasure. I am thankful for this opportunity to show my art at the Fort White Branch Library. Hopefully those of you who enjoy my art will get some pleasure from them. Shirley will be in the Artist Corner until July 31.
The internet so rarely surprises anymore. Recently when I tried to view my Amazon wish list, a Jack Russell terrier appeared, along with the message, Sorry, something went wrong on our end. When I tried to log in anew, two collies named Butters and Marge showed up with the same message. My Chromebook has a similarly quirky way of telling me things arent working: It displays a dinosaur that looks like it was DOS coded, its beady eye winking at me until it reconnects to WiFi. Google offers a cheeky Aw Snap! message when pages wont load. Cute. It disarms. It mollifies. And it is all over the web. Handsome couples roughhouse with their chocolate lab on your banks home page. Adorable freckled children being tended to by kind doctors pop up on your healthcare portal. Theres a good reason for this; even as the internet has become faster and more functional, our patience for errors or slowdowns has thinned. But its hard to get mad at cute. In the dial-up days of the early s, the internet was a narrative of failure: perpetually dropped cellphone calls, a dial tone that failed to squawk its way into connectivity, multiple daily mainframe reboots, lost data. No one sent pictures of Weimaraners to quell our frayed nerves. But as we skitter toward the Singularity, innovation apathy has crept in. Even though we carry in our pockets smartphones that eclipse the processing power of the NASA mainframe that put a man on the moon, we silently curse the fact that calls are still dropped, texts go undelivered, and that voice transcription mistakenly auto-corrects our expletives. According to a recent study by Pew Research Center, 25 percent of all U.S. adults are constantly online and 77 percent of all Americans go online multiple times a day. With this kind of immersive mind-meld in full effect, our attention spans dry up and the glitches become harder to bear. In his bestselling book The Shallows, Nicholas Carr posits that as technology provides ever-more stimulation, we find ourselves panicked by dead air. A 404 Error page isnt a comforting notification or a useful alert. Its a crisis. Theres nothing for us to click or read or buy, and we dont know how to handle it. We have become impatient children online, and so companies treat us that way. Amazon and Google play the role of avuncular tech giants, reassuringly patting our hand and showing us cute puppies. There are far more serious things for us to worry about, of course Cambridge Analyticas Facebook swipe, for one. But no one is thinking about massive data theft when they are trying and failing to oneclick dog food on Amazon. At some point we all confront road rage on the information superhighway, and although I wish the web would be more adult about it, Ill concede that the fault lies with our own twitchy, grasping fingers. 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You can see all the details in a story on todays front page. The big draw, as always, is blueberries. Blueberries in every form imaginable. Pancakes, pies and everything in between. But theres lots more to do than just eat. More than 100 vendors will offer up arts and crafts of all kinds. An automotive show, featuring classic cars and trucks, is planned. An animal show. And all the entertainment you can stand in the form of live bands. The festival is always great, but this one, the silver one, promises to be something really special. Associated Press TODAY IN HISTORY TODAY IN HISTORY On this date In 1790, President George Washington signed into law the first U.S. copyright act. In 1889, some 2,200 people in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, perished when the South Fork Dam collapsed, sending 20 million tons of water rushing through the town. In 1916, during World War I, British and German fleets fought the naval Battle of Jutland off Denmark; there was no clear-cut victor, although the British suffered heavier losses. In 1935, movie studio 20th Century Fox was created through a merger of the Fox Film Corp. and Twentieth Century Pictures. In 1949, former State Department official and accused spy Alger Hiss went on trial in New York, charged with perjury (the jury deadlocked, but Hiss was convicted in a second trial). In 1962, former Nazi official Adolf Eichmann was hanged in Israel a few minutes before midnight for his role in the Holocaust. In 1970, a magnitude 7.9 earthquake in Peru claimed an estimated 67,000 lives. In 1977, the Trans-Alaska oil pipeline, three years in the making despite objections from environmentalists and Alaska Natives, was completed. (The first oil began flowing through the pipeline 20 days later; today the pipeline carries an average of 1.8 million barrels of oil a day, according to the Alaska Public Lands Information Centers website.) In 1985, 88 people were killed, more than 1,000 injured, when 41 tornadoes swept through parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York and Ontario, Canada, during an 8-hour period. In 1994, the United States announced it was no longer aiming long-range nuclear missiles at targets in the former Soviet Union. In 2005, breaking a silence of 30 years, former FBI official W. Mark Felt stepped forward as Deep Throat, the secret Washington Post source during the Watergate scandal. Cute internet tranquilizers Dont squash our Junior MintsWe are trying to imagine the outrage that gripped Paige Stemm when she opened a box of Junior Mints and found that it was not filled to the brim with the luscious peppermint-filled dark chocolate buttons. Oh, the soul-crushing disappointment! Did Ms. Stemm complain to the management at Walgreens, where she paid about $1 for the box? Did she fire off an angry tweet or email to the company, shaming its owners with her discovery of the too-empty (in her opinion) box? Did she reflect that perhaps it was just as well that the box wasnt full, since shed likely wolf down the Junior Mints and imagine how many more calories shed have to regret later? We dont know. What did happen: Stemm took her grievance to court. Her lawyers claim that the Junior Mint box is misleading, deceptive and unlawful conduct of the mint-maker, Chicago-based Tootsie Roll Industries. They have created this oversized theater box, and it misleads consumers because consumers believe theyre getting more candy when they purchase a box of Junior Mints than theyre actually getting, says attorney Christopher Moon, who seeks undisclosed damages and an order that Tootsie Roll either fill the box more or reduce the size of the packaging. The case is scheduled for an initial hearing Thursday. Yes, some lawyers have discovered a tasty line of business. Federal class-action lawsuits related to whats called slack fill in food packaging air space in laymans terms have surged, according to a post on americanbar.org. And its not just Junior Mints and other candy in the crosshairs. These suits challenge other manufacturers, including pharmaceutical, food and consumer products companies. Many companies respond tartly that allowing air space in packages can protect the product, preventing, for instance, a potato chip demolition derby in a jostled bag. Junior Mints lawyers argue that breathing room in the box protects the candy. Moon asserts that too much space actually can increase the chances that the candies will be damaged because they move around quite a bit inside the hard cardboard box. Well leave the legal merits of these arguments to a judge. But is there anyone in America who doesnt know that their boxes of candy, cereal and other products arent necessarily filled to the brim? Or that you could jiggle the candy box to determine how much is inside? Or that you could read the contents weight on the label? Or that you could reflect that youve bought Junior Mints (or whatever your favorite candy) for years now, so wheres the surprise? Beyond that, our sympathies lie squarely with ... the mints. As dedicated candy aficionados, we indignantly oppose any packaging change that could damage them. So shake the box, candy neophytes, if you feel compelled to determine how full it is. But gently, gently. When the green-and-white box opens, when the scent of chocolate mingled with mint wafts up, Junior Mint devotees want to pluck out perfect pearls not a congealed mass of bruised, squashed disks Chicago Tribune Marc Weingarten is the author of Thirsty: William Mulholland, California Water and the Real Chinatown. Marc WeingartenFederal class-action lawsuits related to whats called slack fill in food packaging air space in laymans terms have surged, according to a post on americanbar.org.Amazon and Google play the role of avuncular tech giants, reassuringly patting our hand and showing us cute puppies.
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Assorted Roses Pictured, from top row, left to right: Eastside Elementary: Superintendent Lex Carswell, Tabatha Hudson, Jessie Gerhart, Julie Wade, Chairman Keith Hudson, Principal Roger Little; Five Points Elementary: Carswell, Principal Lisa Lee, Hannah Parks and Hudson; Fort White Elementary: Carswell, Marah Miler, Hudson and Principal Tom Lashley; Fort White Middle School: Carswell, Mary Jones, Hudson and Assistant Principal Andy Giddens; Lake City Middle School: Carswell, Tamara Garrett, Joy Thomas, Angela Witt, Svetlana Exum, Principal Robert Cooper and Hudson; Melrose Park Elementary: Carswell, Kimberly Taylor, Principal Syreeta JacksonLee, Roderica Jones and Hudson; Niblack Elementary: Carswell, Thayla Mullins, Principal Nakitha Ivery, Alwillie Mullins, and Hudson; Richardson Sixth Grade Academy: Carswell, Mary Cason, Principal Sonya Judkins and Hudson; Westside Elementary: Carswell, Principal Dennis Dotson, Amy Smith, Marjorie Pollock, Patricia Giddens, Michelle Mann, Judith Johnson, Hudson. Columbia City Elementary: Carswell, Alisa Keen, Principal Hope Jernigan and Hudson. Summers Elementary: Carswell, Tami Stevens, Julie Cannon, Cindy Caley, Principal Jennifer Saucer, Hudson, and Pinemount Elementary: Carswell, Tammy Nessmith, Jody Lee, Chairman Keith Hudson, Principal Donna Darby (not pictured, Tracy Hickman). COURTESY PHOTOSLocal talent sought for upcoming art show June 20 Aug. 3From staff reportsThe Art League of North Florida and the Friends of the Columbia County Public Library will hold their Thirteenth Annual Juried Art Show from June 20 through Aug. 3. Co-sponsored by the Art League of North Florida and the Friends of the Library, the Art Show will be held at the Columbia County Public Librarys West Branch at 435 NW Hall of Fame Drive in Lake City. Judges for the event will be community leaders. Area artists are invited to compete for a total of $1000 in cash awards, divided among several categories of art. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories: 1. Painting (oil, acrylic, watercolor, and painting mixed media) 2. Drawing (pastel, charcoal, pen and ink, pencil, and colored pencil) 3. Photography (film or digital, altered images must be indicated) 4. Sculpture/Creative Arts (plant materials, wood, stone, metal, pottery, fabric, glass, and other non-specified) Register early as space is limited. Participants in the art show must be 18 years or older and be a member of either the Friends of the Columbia County Public Library (individual membership, $5.00) or the Art League of North Florida (individual membership, $25.00). Applications containing all of the rules and details of the art show are now available at all locations of the Columbia County Public Library (Main Library, Fort White Branch Library, and West Branch Library), the Fabric Art Shop, and the Frame Shop and Gallery in Live Oak. Art must be submitted at the West Branch Library on Saturday, June 9, between the hours of 10 a.m. and noon. If you do not have an entry form, one will be provided for you when you submit your art work. The highlight of the Art Show is a reception and awards ceremony at the West Branch Library on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, from 5:30 until 7:00 pm. The entire community is invited to drop in for art, refreshments, awards and good fellowship. Winners will be announced and cash prizes will be awarded at approximately 6:00 pm. Patrons of the Library are also encouraged to vote for their choice for the best art work in the show. That prize will be awarded at the end of the Art Show. For questions about the Thirteenth Annual Juried Art Show, please contact Gateway Art Gallery at 386-752-5229.Area teachers make a High ImpactFrom staff reports Recently, The Florida Department of Education released a list of high impact teachers chosen based on students performance on state standardized assessments during the 2016-17, 2015-16 and 2014-15 school years. The teachers recognized must have taught English Language Arts (grades 4-10), mathematics (grades 4-8) or algebra (grades 8-9). We know about the positive impact teaching has on student outcomes. With this knowledge comes the opportunity to celebrate successes and to support all educators in their journey to become more effective in the classroom. That starts by recognizing our Columbia County Schools High Impact teachers. Each of these teachers is to be commended for having a positive impact on student learning and growth. All of us recognize that teaching is exceptionally hard work, and it is yielding positive results as our students continue to make progress, said Volunteer/Marketing Coordinator Dianna Swisher. Superintendent Lex Carswell also spoke to the role these educators play. We are truly fortunate to have so many exceptional teachers within our district, he said. Our teachers expand minds, inspire greatness, and make a positive impact every day. We are very proud to have 28 of our teachers recognized as high-impact by the state. Congratulations and thank you to all of our high-impact teachers.
6A T HURSDAY, MAY 31, 2018 LOCAL LAKE CITY REPORTER 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 SCHOOLS Eastside Elementary received 1st place in the Kiwanis Battle of the Brains. Pictured: Back row: Assistant Superintendent Cherie Hill, Principal Roger Little, Superintent Lex Carswell. Front row: Cody Bass, Francesca Welborn, Sponsor Jessie Gerhart, Riley Everett, Bailey Ring.COURTESYEastside wins The Battle of the Brains Archery in the Schools Academic Archer certificates were presented to three Richardson Sixth Grade Academy students at their awards ceremonies this week. The award recognizes academic excellence among 2.23 million NASP student archers in 2018. Pictured with coach Robbins are Emma Croft, Lillian Martin and Hanna Orsini.Richardson archers make a bullseyeCOURTESY PHOTOS We are very proud of the hard work that all our third grade students demonstrated on the FSA tests that they took in April and May! We would like to congratulate the third grade students who scored a Level 5 on the ELA FSA end of the year test! These students received a HIGH FIVE sign to display in their front yard! This was quite an accomplishment, and they deserve a HIGH FIVE shout out! Names in random order: Delvy Bedenbaugh, Thomas Craver, Maddison Espenship, Jarod Hancock, Destin Hosford, Stella Jennings, Cade Swanson, Taylor Tash, Chloe Tedder, and Lauren Wagner! A high-five for EastsideCOURTESY PHOTOS
Lake City Reporter SPORTS Thursday, May 31, 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 76ers exec Bryan Colangelo accused of trashing others anonymously on Twitter, NBA FINALS Cavaliers vs. WarriorsEarning it the hard wayGAME 1Today at Golden State 9 p.m.GAME 2Sunday at Golden State 8 p.m.GAME 3Wed, June 5 at Cleveland 9 p.m.GAME 4Friday, Jun 8 at Cleveland 9 p.m.GAME 5*Monday, June 11 at Golden State 9 p.m.GAME 6*Thursday, June 14 at Cleveland 9 p.m.GAME 7*Sunday, June 17 at Golden State 8 p.m. *If necessary; all games on ABCAssociated PressLAS VEGAS Alex Ovechkin scored and blocked a shot in the second period and Braden Holtby made spectacular saves, lifting the Washington Capitals to a series-tying 3-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night. Lars Eller had a goal and two assists as the Capitals secured the first win in the Final in franchise history. Washington was swept by Detroit in the 1998 Final. Brooks Orpik scored Washingtons third goal midway through the second period, ending a 220game drought. James Neal gave the Golden Knights a 1-0 lead 7:58 into the game and Shea Theodore pulled them within a goal late in the second. Game 3 is Saturday night.Ovechkin helps Capitals even seriesSTANLEY CUP FINALSCOURTESY OF OU ATHLETICSThe Oklahoma Sooners celebrate after defeating Arkansas in the NCAA Norman Super Regional. By CLIFF BRUNTAssociated PressOKLAHOMA CITY The two-time defending national softball champion Oklahoma Sooners might be better than ever. The Sooners blew through the competition to post a 55-3 record and return to the Womens College World Series. The offense, led by freshman power hitter Jocelyn Alo and junior infielder Sydney Romero, led the nation in scoring. Star pitchers Paige Parker and Paige Lowary were exceptional again, helping the Sooners rank second nationally in ERA. Oklahoma backs up its Oklahoma seeks third straight national titleWOMENS COLLEGE WORLD SERIESSooners knocked off UF in last years championship.NHAT V. MEYER/Bay Area News Group/TNSThe Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry (30) and Kevin Durant (35) high-five against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second quarter of Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals. SERIES continued on 5BBy JANIE McCAULEYAssociated PressOAKLAND, Calif. Cleveland and Golden State were stressed and stretched to their limits in the conference finals this time around, leaving little time to recoup and prepare for their latest showdown in the NBA Finals. Splintered is how Stephen Curry described what he feared could happen in the second quarter of Game 7 at Houston, with the Warriors pushed to the brink by the Rockets. So, Golden State held a serious team chat and got it together at last. LeBron James willed his Cavaliers back to the big stage with another spectacular performance against Boston. It was a special moment for us. And I think one that well look back, if we get the job done over these next two weeks, where, again, as an appreciation of all that goes into winning a championship, Curry said Wednesday, and doing it by committee and making sure every guy, whether youre playing well or not, or things are going your way or not, that we all bring something to the fold that have gotten us to four straight Finals. And weve done it by appreciating everybody thats a part of that group. I think that two and a half minutes was The road to Round 4 for the Cavaliers and Warriors was anything but easy.Oh, come on! Again! Only in a two-team league does this happen, Cleveland and Golden State meeting for a fourth straight year. Sheesh. Not the ideal series for me, and many others, but I must say, theres something fulfilling about The Series That Wont Die. Many of us predicted this eventual meeting, and most agree, were equally disappointed and happy to see it happen. Another Cleveland-Golden State championship series reminds of my moms homemade spaghetti routine, painfully predictable, yet always delivers instant gratification. It just never gets old, no matter how many times. So basically LeBron James is the Barilla sauce, Stephen Curry is the buttery Angel Hair pasta while Kevin Durant (meatballs) and Klay Thompson (parmesan cheese) complement the savory flavor beautifully. Its the series of this generation. The annual clash between these two champion teams has been made redundant, but nonetheless its always a classic just like moms spaghetti. So who wins the series? You guessed it, Golden State. Chef Curry will continue to dish out his three-What LeBron James has done this postseason is nothing short of miraculous. Somehow, with a mediocre cast, James has taken the Cleveland Cavaliers back to the NBA Finals for Round 4 with the Golden State Warriors. And he did it no less with a roster that was overhauled at the trade deadline, despite getting little to no help from the newcomers throughout the Cavaliers playoff run. James is averaging 34 points per game this postseason. The next highest on the team? Kevin Love at 13.9, whos been on the team since 2015. No other Cavalier is even averaging double digits, despite Cleveland trading for George Hill, Jordan Clarkson, Larry Nance and Rodney Hood at the deadline. The quartet is only averaging 24.1 points per game combined in the playoffs, only inflated because of Hills 9.8. Meanwhile, Cleveland traded away a promising piece in Isaiah Thomas and a future Hall of Famer in Dwyane Wade, who still showed in these same playoffs that he can summon greatness on any given night. Seriously, can you remember a team that blew up its roster halfway through the season, arguably for the FINALS continued on 6BLeBron James run to his eighth straight NBA Finals has been one of the greatest. Cavs-Warriors rematch exhausting but always entertaining in the NBA Finals. Eric Jackson Jordan KroegerREMATCH continued on 6B LEBRON continued on 6B B1
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Dodgers OR Boston at Houston NBA BASKETBALL 9 p.m. ABC NBA Finals, Game 1, Cleveland at Golden State SPECIALS 10 a.m. ESPN2 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee, Finals: Opening portion, at Washington 8:30 p.m. ESPN 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee, Finals: Closing portion, at Washington TRACK & FIELD 2 p.m. NBCSN IAAF Diamond League, at RomeNBA FINALS(Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Game 1: Thursday, May 31 Cleveland at Golden State, 9 p.m. Game 2: Sunday, June 3 Cleveland at Golden State, 8 p.m. Game 3: Wednesday, June 6 Golden State at Cleveland, 9 p.m. Game 4: Friday, June 8 Golden State at Cleveland, 9 p.m. x-Game 5: Monday, June 11 Cleveland at Golden State, 9 p.m. x-Game 6: Thursday, June 14 Golden State at Cleveland, 9 p.m. x-Game 7: Sunday, June 17 Cleveland at Golden State, 8 p.m.STANLEY CUP FINALSVegas 1, Washington 1 (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Game 1: Vegas 6, Washington 4 Game 2: Washington 3, Vegas 2 Game 3: Saturday, June 2 Vegas at Washington, 8 p.m. Game 4: Monday, June 4 Vegas at Washington, 8 p.m. x-Game 5: Thursday, June 7 Washington at Vegas, 8 p.m. x-Game 6: Sunday, June 10 Vegas at Washington, 8 p.m. x-Game 7: Wednesday, June 13 Washington at Vegas, 8 p.m.Oklahoma State wins national title at homeSTILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma State avenged its loss to Alabama from four years ago while blasting the Crimson Tide to win the NCAA mens golf championship on its home course Wednesday. Vitkor Hovland never trailed in the opening match against Lee Hodges in a 4-and-3 victory. Zach Bouchou won five straight holes, holing out a bunker shot on his way to an 8-and-7 victory over Jonathan Hardee. Matthew Wolff delivered the clinching point, a 4-and-3 victory over Davis Riley, and the celebration was on at Karsten Creek Golf Club. Oklahoma State won its 11th NCAA title, second only to the 16 won by Houston.MLBAMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W L Pct GB Boston 39 17 .696 New York 35 17 .673 2 T ampa Bay 27 26 .509 10 Toronto 25 31 .446 14 Baltimore 17 39 .304 22 C entral Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 29 25 .537 Detroit 25 30 .455 4 Minnesota 22 29 .431 5 K ansas City 20 36 .357 10 Chicago 16 37 .302 12 W est Division W L Pct GB Houston 35 22 .614 Seattle 33 21 .611 L os Angeles 30 26 .536 4 Oakland 28 27 .509 6 Texas 23 34 .404 12 NA TIONAL LEAGUE East Division W L Pct GB Washington 32 22 .593 Atlanta 32 23 .582 Philadelphia 30 22 .577 1 New York 27 26 .509 4 Miami 20 34 .370 12 C entral Division W L Pct GB Milwaukee 36 21 .632 Chicago 29 23 .558 4 S t. Louis 29 24 .547 5 Pittsburgh 29 26 .527 6 Cincinnati 20 37 .351 16 W est Division W L Pct GB Colorado 30 25 .545 Arizona 28 27 .509 2 L os Angeles 25 29 .463 4 S an Francisco 25 30 .455 5 S an Diego 23 33 .411 7 T uesdays Late Games Atlanta 7, N.Y. Mets 6 Kansas City 2, Minnesota 1, 14 innings Colorado 11, San Francisco 4 Arizona 5, Cincinnati 2 Tampa Bay 4, Oakland 3 Texas 9, Seattle 5 Philadelphia 6, L.A. Dodgers 1 San Diego 9, Miami 5 Wednesdays Games Boston 6, Toronto 4 Cleveland 9, Chicago White Sox 1 Milwaukee 3, St. Louis 2 Cincinnati 7, Arizona 4 N.Y. Yankees 5, Houston 3 Pittsburgh 2, Chicago Cubs 1 Washington 2, Baltimore 0 N.Y. Mets 4, Atlanta 1 Detroit 6, L.A. Angels 1 Kansas City 11, Minnesota 8 San Francisco at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. Tampa Bay at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. Texas at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. Miami at San Diego, 10:10 p.m. Philadelphia at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. Todays Games L.A. Angels at Detroit, 1:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at Oakland, 3:35 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m. Philadelphia at L.A. Dodgers, 7:35 p.m. Washington at Atlanta, 7:35 p.m. Boston at Houston, 8:10 p.m. Cleveland at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m. Miami at San Diego, 9:10 p.m. Texas at Seattle, 10:10 p.m.Orlando Magic hire Clifford as head coachORLANDO (AP) Steve Clifford was announced Wednesday as the new coach of the Orlando Magic, a team that has missed the playoffs in each of the last six years. Clifford who spent the last five seasons as coach of the Charlotte Hornets was an assistant coach on Stan Van Gundys Magic staff for five years, including during the teams most recent playoff run in 2012. Clifford is replacing Frank Vogel, who was let go after two seasons. Clifford, who missed 21 games this past season while dealing with severe headaches brought on by sleep deprivation, was fired by Charlotte at the end of this season after going 196-214. NBA76ers exec accused of trashing others anonymously on TwitterBy DAN GELSTONAssociated PressPHILADELPHIA The Philadelphia 76ers are investigating whether team president Bryan Colangelo used a variety of Twitter accounts to anonymously trash some of his own players and fellow executives and defend himself against criticism from fans and the sports media. The allegations, reported Tuesday by the sports website The Ringer raised questions about Colangelos future and that of the NBA team itself, a rising franchise heading into perhaps its most important summer ever as it tries to attract free agents to contend for championships. The five Twitter accounts under suspicion took aim at Philadelphia players Joel Embiid and Markelle Fultz, former Sixers general manager Sam Hinkie, Toronto Raptors executive Masai Ujiri and former Sixers players Jahlil Okafor and Nerlens Noel, according to The Ringer. Among other things, the user or users of the accounts complained that Embiid, the 24-year-old All-Star center, was playing like a toddler having tantrums and was a bit lazy, selfish and acting like a tool. The user of one of the accounts claimed to know Colangelo and described him more than once as a class act. The tweets also raised the question of whether Colangelo used the anonymous accounts to divulge team strategy and details about players medical conditions. Colangelo acknowledged using one of the accounts to monitor the NBA industry and other current events but said he wasnt familiar with the four others. The allegations are serious and we have commenced an independent investigation into the matter, the Sixers said Wednesday in a statement. We will report the results of that investigation as soon as it is concluded. Embiid, Phillys franchise star, made a few wisecracks about the furor for his 1.4 million Twitter followers before standing up for Colangelo. All jokes asides I dont believe the story, he tweeted. That would be just insane. The Ringer said it had been monitoring the accounts since February, when it received an anonymous tip. It said it found numerous connections among the accounts that suggested the same person was behind them. The Ringer said it initially asked the Sixers about just two of the accounts, and the same day the three others were suddenly made private. For the Sixers, the first order of business is determining whether the accounts are, in fact, Colangelos. The Sixers had at least 20 impostor accounts shut down this season with people pretending to be Colangelo, a person familar with the investigation told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the probe is not over. If the investigation shows that Colangelo is in any way connected to the accounts, the organizations reputation would be heavily damaged as it tries to chase big free agents like LeBron James, Paul George or other All-Stars. Colangelo, the son of longtime sports executive Jerry Colangelo, was hired as president of basketball operations in 2016 after Hinkie abruptly resigned. Hinkie was the architect behind what the team calls The Process the long-term tearing down and rebuilding of the Sixers. Colangelo previously served as Raptors general manager. He lost his job there after Toronto missed the playoffs for the fifth consecutive season, and Ujiri took over basketball operations. According to The Ringer, one of the Twitter accounts it connected to Colangelo bristled at the suggestion that Hinkie deserved credit for the Sixers turnaround. BC has done nothing but clean up hinkies mess, the account user wrote in January 2017, referring to Colangelo. Another post lamented that Ujiri hadnt done anything to make the Raptors better. Colangelo has been blamed by Philly fans for the so-far disastrous deal that brought Fultz to the Sixers. One of the accounts that The Ringer linked to Colangelo blamed Fultzs poor performance on his longtime trainer and his so called mentor/father figure. Colangelo was likewise criticized when Noel was sent to the Dallas Mavericks in 2017. The Twitter accounts defended the trade, describing Noel as a selfish punk who was behaving like a vulture and was bad for locker room. Bc is class act not a bad guy, the Twitter user added.YONG KIM/Philadelphia Daily News/TNSPhiladelphia 76ers President of Basketball Operations Bryan Colangelo points toward first-overall selection Markelle Fultz at the teams training complex on June 23, 2017 in Camden, N.J. From staff reportsTROY, Ala. Troy senior Deontae Crumitie has been named to the Rimington Trophy Watch List, the Boomer Esiason Foundation announced Wednesday afternoon. The Rimington Trophy is presented annually to the nations top center. Crumitie, a native of Lake City, earned All-Sun Belt Second Team honors last season as the leader on Troys offensive front that finished 12th nationally in fewest sacks allowed. A three-year starter for the Trojans, Crumitie has started 25 consecutive games and 31 total games in his career. He allowed just one sack in more than 700 snaps in Troys Sun Belt Conference championship season and graded out at 90 percent or better in seven different contests. Crumitie was credited with three great blocks and two knockdowns in Troys victory at LSU. Crumitie is one of 27 repeat selections to the Rimington Trophy Watch List and is one of just 57 total players on the list (one of two from the Sun Belt). He earned All-Sun Belt Preseason First Team honors from Athlon Sports earlier this month. The Trojans set a school FBS record with 11 wins en route to their sixth Sun Belt Conference championship and a New Orleans Bowl title in 2017. Troys 21 victories over the past two seasons are the eighth most in the country and the Trojans will carry the nations fourth-longest active winning streak of seven games into the season opener against Boise State.More offers for CHS rising seniorsColumbia wide receivers T.J. Jones and Marquez Bell were both offered by Arkansas on Wednesday. Offensive tackle Zachary Bedenbaugh also received his first offer from Webber International.COLLEGE FOOTBALLFormer CHS OL named to Rimington watch list Crumitie
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To me, she should be called something special but not Grandma. How do I cope with this? Shouldnt the other grandma have realized shes pushing herself into the position of the real grandma? -HURT GRANDMA IN CALIFORNIA DEAR HURT: You are taking this too personally. If Gregs mother wasnt hoping her son would marry your daughter, she would not be embracing Emily the way she has. Your granddaughter does not love this woman more than she does you. Whether Gregs mother should realize shes treading on thin ice is something I cannot conjecture. However, Im sure she didnt do this to annoy you. If you bring this up with her, you WILL annoy HER, which will likely annoy her son and your daughter, so I advise against it. Im betting that eventually she will become an official grandma -however, if that doesnt happen, your problem will be solved because shell be history. DEAR ABBY: My hus bands horrible sisters have invited themselves to our home in Florida. They hate me. Ones husband sexually assaulted me five years ago. When I had her come and get him (he was drunk), she accused me of making it up! (Abby, she saw it happen.) The other sister has never invited us over for dinners or special events. Shes extremely obese and will break our furniture if she sits on it. We are in our 70s, live modestly and cant afford this selfish intrusion. My husband says, But theyre my sisters! Please help me get out of this. -LOOK ING FOR PEACE DEAR LOOKING: Ill try. You and your husband are not joined at the hip. No law says you must be there. Yes, they are his sisters, so he can visit them in THEIR homes, without you. Nuff said? Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com Grandma reluctant to share her title with boyfriends mom DILBERT BABY BLUES BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD CLASSIC PEANUTS DEAR ABBY HOROSCOPES | THE LAST WORD BY EUGENIA LASTMay 31: Actor-director Clint Eastwood is 88. 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Please apply at https://www.anderson columbia.com/open-position s.html#op-252770-cdl-construc tion-driver DFW / EOE PUBLIC NOTICE TOWN HALL MEETING County Commissioner District III Bucky Nash invites all constituents located in voting District III to attend a town hall meeting to discuss the County's road infrastructure. The meeting will be held on June 12, 6pm at the Westside Community Center located at 431 SW Birley Ave., Lake City, FL 430766 May 29, 30, 31, 2018 June 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 18-162-CA BAR D RANCH PARTNERSHIP, a Florida general partnership Plaintiff, v. JENNIFER E. HOLMES, Defendant. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Jennifer E. Holmes 2333 SW 130th Terrace Miramar, Florida 33027 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to quiet title to real property on the following described property in Columbia County, Florida: Parcel No.: 09617-113 Section 6, Township 6S, Range 17 Lot 13, Meadowlands Subdivision, Phase 1 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on BONNIE S. GREEN, DARBY PEELE & GREEN, PLLC Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 1241 S. Marion Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32025, on or before June 25, 2018 and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. DATED this 24th day of May, 2018. P. DeWITT CASON, Clerk of Circuit Court By: /s/ S. Weeks Deputy Clerk 431429 May 31, 2018 June 7, 2018 Fulltime or parttime childcare worker. Call 386-758-2368 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 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2018-177-CA DIVISION: CIVIL ARTHUR L. FLEMING, Plaintiff, vs. Estate of JERRY DEAN HYDE, Deceased, and any heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, legatees, leinholders, creditors, trustees of the decedents, or otherwise claiming by, through, under or against the decedents, and any unknown defendants, and including all parties having or claiming to have any right, title, or interest in the property herein described, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Estate of JERRY DEAN HYDE, Deceased, and any heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, legatees, lienholders, creditors, trustees of the decedents, or otherwise claiming by, through, under or against the decedents, and any unknown defendants, including all parties having or claiming to have any right, title, or interest in the property herein described, Defendants. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that you have been designated as defendant in a legal proceeding field against you for Quite Title. The action involves real property in COLUMBIA County, Florida, more fully described as follows: Lot 19 of Suzanne Subdivision, Unit 3, a subdivision as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 93, public records of Columbia County, Florida. Property Address: 275 SE Faye Lane, Lake City, FL 32025 Parcel ID Number: 03-4S-1707570-093 The action was instituted in the Third Judicial Circuit Court, COLUMBIA County, Florida, and is styled ARTHUR L. FLEMING, Plaintiff vs. ESTATE OF JERRY DEAN HYDE, Deceased and any heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, legatees, lienholders, creditors, trustees of the decedents, or otherwise claiming by, through, under or against the decedents and any unknown defendants, and including all parties having or claiming to have any right, title, or interest in the property herein described, Defendants. You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to the action on Lloyd E. Peterson, Jr., Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 905 SW Baya Drive, Lake City, Florida 32025, on or before July 3, 2018, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Lloyd E. Peterson, Jr. or immediately after service; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. The Court has authority in this suite to enter a judgment or dejg cree in the Plaintiffs interest which will be binding upon you. DATED: May 21, 2018. P. DEWITT CASON Clerk of the Third Judicial Circuit Court COLUMBIA County, Florida By: /s/ S. Weeks Deputy Clerk 430576 May 24, 31, 2018 June 7, 14, 2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 2018-CA-000046 MADISON HECM VI LLC, A DELAWARE LLC, Plaintiff, -vs.THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST NETTIE DAVIS a/k/a NETTE DAVIS, DECEASED, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST NETTIE DAVIS a/k/a NETTE DAVIS, DECEASED Whose Residences are: Unknown Whose last Known Mailing Addresses are: Unknown YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Columbia County, Florida: A part of the NW of Section 34, Township 4 South, Range 16 East, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of the said NW of NW and run South 755'21" West, 40.39 feet to the South right-of-way line of Kings Road; thence South 8956'36" West along said right-of-way 554.04 feet for a POINT OF BEGINNING; thence continue South 89 56'36" West along said right-ofway 105.00 feet; thence South 003'24" East, 414.86 feet; thence North 8956'36" East 105.00 feet; thence North 0 03'24" West 414.86 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING, being located in Columbia County, Florida. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Jeffrey C. Hakanson, Esquire, of McIntyre Thanasides Bringgold Elliott Grimaldi & Guito, P.A., 500 E. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33602, within thirty (30) days of the date of the first publication of this notice, or, on or before June 20, 2018, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. In addition, please be advised that an Order to Show Cause was entered in the above-referenced matter on February 23, 2018 scheduling a hearing for May 21, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. before the Honorable Andrew Decker located at the Columbia County Courthouse, 173 N.E. Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055. If you are a person with a disyp ability 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 18th day of May, 2018. P. DEWITT CASON CLERK OF COURT By: /s/ S. Weeks Deputy Clerk 430080 May 24, 31, 2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 2018-CA-000046 MADISON HECM VI LLC, A DELAWARE LLC, Plaintiff, -vsTHE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST NETTIE DAVIS a/k/a NETTE DAVIS, DECEASED, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Columbia County, Florida, P. DeWitt Carson, the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell the property situate in Columbia County, Florida, described as: A part of the NW1/4 of Section 34, Township 4 South, Range 16 East, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of the said NW1/4 of NW1/4 and run South 755'21" West, 40.39 feet to the South right-of-way line of Kings Road; thence South 8956'36" West along said right-of-way 554.04 feet for a POINT OF BEGINNING; thence continue South 8956'36" West along said right-of-way 105.00 feet; thence South 003'24" East, 414.86 feet; thence North 8956'36" East 105.00 feet; thence North 003'24" West 414.86 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING, being located in Columbia County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the Columbia County Courthouse, 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055, at 11:00 a.m. on June 27, 2018 WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on May 21, 2018. P. DEWITT CARSON Clerk of Circuit Court By: /s/ S. Weeks Deputy Clerk ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FUNDS FROM THIS 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 IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 45.031(1)(a), FLORIDA STATUTES. 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. FOR ALL OTHER ADA ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS PLEASE CONTACT: CARRINA COOPER COURT ADMINISTRATION 173 NE HERNANDO AVENUE, ROOM 408 LAKE CITY, FLORIDA 32055 PHONE: 386-758-2163 EMAIL: COOPER.CARRINA@JUD3.FLCOURTS.ORG CONTACT COURT ADMINISTRATION 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 IMPAIRED CALL 711. 430529 May 24, 31, 2018 O'Neal Roofing now hiring. No experience required. Apply in person 212 SE Hickory Dr. 386-752-7578 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 16000016CAAXMX CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Plaintiff, vs. HILLIARY M. ARNOLD, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of foreclosure dated May 17, 2018, and entered in Case No. 16000016CAAXMX of the Circuit Court of the THIRD Judicial Circuit in and for COLUMBIA COUNTY, Florida, wherein CITIMORTGAGE, INC., is Plaintiff, and HILLIARY M. ARNOLD, et al are Defendants, the clerk, P. Dewitt Cason, will sell to the highest band best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 AM Columbia County Courthouse 173 NE Hernando Avenue, 3rd Floor, Lake City, FL 32055, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 25th day of July, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Lot 2, CANNON CREEK ACRES, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 56, of the Public Records of Columbia County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds 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. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY ACT: 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, 386-758-2163 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 at Lake City, COLUMBIA COUNTY, Florida, this 18th day of May, 2018. P. Dewitt Cason Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ S. Weeks As Deputy Clerk 430132 May 24, 31, 2018 One Position open for an Industrial Supply Co Customer Service, Purchasing, Estimating and Other clerical duties, full time position 40-50 hours a week subsidized health insurance, holiday pay, vacation pay and safety bonus, must have computer skills. Please apply in person: 3631 US 90 East, Lake City FL 32055, or email to: Quality831@qiagroup.com Needed Laborer for machine shop work must have good math skills and be able to read tape measure, need to be a hard worker and drug free fulltime start $12.00/hr apply in person Grizzly Mfg, 174 NE Cortez Terr. Lake City Fiberglass tech needed. Apply in person at 139 NW Taft Ln or call 386-438-3333
Classied Department 755-5440 LAKE CIT Y REPOR TER SPORTS THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2018 5B Classi ed Department 755-5440 THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2018 CLASSIFIED LAKE CITY REPORTER 5B 3BR/2.5 BA Pool 2 story Country Home 6 miles So o f Columbia City. $1500/mo, First and last plus $500 dep Smoke free No pets. 386-365-1171 C.N.A.'s Needed $10.50 to $11.75/hrAvalon Healthcare is seeking CNA's. All candidates must pass a drug screen and background check, as well as possess an active license. Please apply in person @ Avalon Healthcare, 1270 SW Main Blvd. Lake City, FL 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 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 alread y 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 of 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 City 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 Realt y 752-8585 MLS100394 $99,00 0 4/2 DWMH on 5ac in White Springs within walking dist o f 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 Downtown Ft White 2 different commercial properties, lease 1 or both to fit your needs. Call with your ideas 941-924-5183 Science teacher teacher Anyone interested should send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com and contact Epiphany Catholic School at 752-2320 for an application. FUMC PIANIST NEEDED Pianist needed for Sunday Service. Please inquire @(386) 752-4488 Five Ash Forest, Lake City's premier 55 plus manufactured home community. 752-7207 Lot 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 Jane t Creel 719-0382 MLS100460 4/3 home on Suwannee River. Floating 2-story doc k 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. 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. 3BR/2BA MH in town w/CH/A, great location, remodeled, no pets, $925/mo 1st, last & dep required 386-984-7899 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 NCGA and its farmer members are currently recruiting 31 Temporary farm laborers to plant, cultivate, and harvest tobacco/diversified crops in various NC counties statewide. Contact the local Employment Service for the name, location, and farm specific crop information/full disclosure for each NCGA farmer member. Work will begin 07/20/18 and will end 11/10/18. The wage offer is the highest of $11.46 per hour or applicable piece rates depending on crop activity. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Free housing provided for non-commuting worker. Conditional transportation/subsistence reimbursed at 50% of the contract, or sooner if appropriate, for eligible workers. Work tools/equipment/supplies provided at no cost. NCGA members are equal opportunity employers. To apply, contact the nearest Employment Service office (10880111). 3/2 brick w/carport, lg pantry, fenced backyard, $975/mo 1st+last+sec 386-288-8401 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. Now hiring one position for Warehouse manager. Must have experience in inventory management, receiving, pulling product and shipping. Full time position 40-50 hours a week subsidized health insurance, holiday pay, vacation pay and safety bonus. Must have computer skills. Please apply in person 3631 E US Hwy 90, Lake City FL 32055 or email to Quality831@qiagroup.com 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/Scot t 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/Scott 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/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS99218 $83,900 7.5ac lot in Rose Creek Plantation. Windsong Apartments We offer 1, 2, & 3 BR's Apply On-Line!windsong-apartmentliving.com386-758-8455 COLLEGE SOFTBALLTrio of Gators named NFCA All-AmericansFrom staff reportsOKLAHOMA CITY The National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced Wednesday afternoon that Kelly Barnhill, Amanda Lorenz and Nicole DeWitt received NFCA AllAmerican honors. Barnhill and Lorenz both earned spots as NFCA First Team AllAmericans, while DeWitt placed on the second team. This is Lorenzs third All-American accolade, while it is the second for Barnhill and first for DeWitt. Since 2007, 19 Florida players have earned 40 NFCA All-American accolades and five Gators are currently roster have received the AllAmerican title 12 times. This is also the fourth consecutive year that UF has had at least three AllAmerican selections. The Gators will gear up to face SEC foe Georgia at 2018 Womens College World Series at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2 Thursday, May 31.3 Noles also named NFCA All-AmericansHelping lead the Seminoles to the 2018 ACC Championship as well advancing to the 2018 Womens College World Series, three FSU student-athletes were honored by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association as redshirt senior pitcher Kylee Hanson, senior third baseman Jessie Warren and freshman second baseman Sydney Sherrill were named NFCA All-Americans on Wednesday. Hanson and Warren were each named to the Second Team, while Sherrill earned a spot on the Third Team. It is the third consecutive All-American honor for Warren, while Hanson is a two-time honoree, adding to her 2016 award as a member of Florida Atlantic. Sherrill is receiving the award in her first season of collegiate softball. It is the third year in a row that the Seminoles have placed at least three student-athletes on the All-American teams, and since 2013, Florida State has earned 14 total NFCA All-American accolades. Overall FSU boasts 49 NFCA All-Americans, spread among 33 different student-athletes.COURTESY OF UF ATHLETICSFloridas Kelly Barnhill (from left), Nicole DeWitt and Amanda Lorenz were named NFCA All-Americans on Wednesday. pitchers by leading the nation in fielding percentage. Now, the fourth-seeded Sooners are trying to join UCLA (1988-90) as the only programs to win three straight. Oklahoma will open World Series play Thursday against No. 5 Washington (49-8). The Sooners want to approach the tournament as if they are chasing their first title. I think the key is not feeling like youre marked, Oklahoma coach Patty Gasso said. We dont think that way. We dont play that way, because theres a lot of teams out there that could say just with the tradition that they have that X on their back. But we just try to go out and give it our best every day. In other games Thursday, top-seeded Oregon (52-8) will play Pac-12 rival and No. 8 Arizona State (48-11), No. 2 Florida (55-9) will play No. 7 Georgia (48-11), and No. 3 UCLA (56-5) will face No. 6 Florida State (52-11). Parker already has made her mark in World Series history as the ace during two championship runs. She has posted by far the best season of her career with a 0.86 ERA. Lowary was the first overall pick in the National Pro Fastpitch League Draft, ahead of Parker. With a fastball that reaches the mid-70s on the radar gun, she has 72 strikeouts to just 13 walks in 93 innings. The Paiges will need to be at their best if Oklahoma is to win again. The top eight seeds made it through to the World Series. Probably the toughest top to bottom that Ive seen or been a part of in a long time, Gasso said. Theres no easy side. You look either way, its no easy side. Here are some things to watch as the event unfolds:PAC-12 POWERThe Pac-12 had a season for the ages. Now, it hopes to return to its past glory. For years, current Pac-12 schools dominated the sport. UCLA has won 11 national championships and Arizona has eight. The conference won all but one title from 2001 to 2011, but hasnt claimed one since Arizona States championship in 2011. This years event offers as good a chance as any. Oregon, UCLA, Washington and Arizona State all qualified. Conference play was brutal. For perspective, the No. 5 seed in the WCWS field, Washington, finished fourth in the Pac-12 this season.SUPER SOPHUCLAs Rachel Garcia is a first-team All-American pitcher and the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year. She has a 27-3 record with a 1.02 ERA and has 273 strikeouts in 185 innings. She also hit .356 with 11 home runs and 53 RBIs.ALOS POWEROklahomas Alo is posting one of the best seasons ever for a hitter, and possibly the best season on record for a freshman. Alo has 28 home runs, two short of the freshman record of 30 set by Hawaiis Kelly Majam in 2010 and matched by Oklahomas Lauren Chamberlain in 2012. Alo is much more than a power hitter. She leads Oklahomas formidable attack with a .415 batting average and has 10 more home runs than strikeouts.HOME RUN LEADERAlo is quite the home run hitter, but the nations active career leader is Florida States Jessie Warren. The senior has 81 blasts in her career and is tied for 10th in the nation this season with 19. Warren recently was named ACC Player of the Year. She is the second player to be named All-ACC first team in four straight seasons.HIT MACHINEWith Georgia outfielder Cortni Emanuels pedigree and success, it wouldnt be surprising if she left her mark on the WCWS. The nations active leader in hits just won the New Balance/NFCA Golden Shoe Award as the nations top base stealer with 51 steals in 56 tries this season. Emanuel is following in some large footsteps. Her father, Bert, had 4,852 yards and 28 touchdowns receiving in the NFL. His best seasons were with the Atlanta Falcons. SERIES Continued From 1B
6B T HURSDAY, MAY 31, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER rfntb bbbrrfntbtrrfrffrr frrrffrffr rffffrffffr rfnff bbnfffffrfffff rffftrrff frffffrfr rrffrrr fffnrbb rfntb rf frffrrrtb bbb rfrfbbfrf a special moment for us, and it should give us great momentum going into the series. Now, James and the Cavs and Curry and the defending champions find themselves in familiar territory, facing off in a fourth straight NBA Finals just with far less prep time after each team played furious Game 7s on the road to get back here. Cavs-Ws, Act IV is a little bit different, indeed. Game 1 is Thursday night at Oracle Arena. King James stands in the way of a Warriors repeat, just as he did in spoiling that quest for Golden State and leading the Cavs to a championship two years ago with a Game 7 win on the Warriors home court, where they have currently won 17 of the last 18 postseason games. James never counted out Golden State. Just going against the Warriors in the last three years in the Finals, I kind of figured or thought that they could get it done, he said. Just because of the 18 of a possible 21 Finals games that Ive played against them in the last three years, I figured out that they could make it happen. Here are some things to watch for heading into the best-of-seven series: JAMES SHOT: James isnt ready to make any bold predictions about how great he might be in his eighth straight Finals. Yet the way he prepares, theres no doubt in his mind he will be ready when the ball tips. The level that I can play at is to be seen, but the level that I put into the game and put into my craft is who I am, James said. So numbers and things like that kind of take care of itself. But for me, I understand and I know how much I put into the game. So everything else is OK. NO REST FOR THE WEARY: With only two days between games after the Warriors eliminated the Rockets 101-92 on Monday night, Draymond Green is happy to have an opponent in Cleveland he knows so well. In recent years weve been kind of having a week off, at most, to prepare for the Finals. Its almost a day to prepare this time, he said. So it definitely helps knowing the opponent, knowing, obviously, everything stops and starts with LeBron, and trying to do what we can to make things tough on him, but also take other guys out of the game. The Cavs finished their series Sunday at Boston, so James spent a relaxing Memorial Day Monday with family having a barbecue. INJURY WOES: Both teams face significant injury concerns: Golden State defensive stopper and 2015 Finals MVP Andre Iguodala was ruled out for Game 1 with a bone bruise in his left knee, while Clevelands Kevin Love remains in the NBAs concussion protocol with his status uncertain. GOLDEN STATE AMONG GREATEST: James considers Golden State among the greatest teams ever, and insists each side has earned this. James is ignoring the critics who say this annual matchup might be bad for basketball. Teams have had their opportunities to beat the Cavs over the last four years and teams have had opportunities to beat the Warriors over the last four years, James said. If you want to see somebody else in the postseason then youve got to beat em. worse, and still made the Finals? Of course not, because its never happened. In fact, Im convinced at this point James could have taken any roster in the Eastern Conference and made it to the Finals. Yes, even that dumpster fire in Atlanta. He could have made Kent Bazemore look like Jeff Green for a two-month stretch. James has played out of his mind this postseason, determined to take the Cavaliers back to their fourth straight Finals and his eighth straight personally. Its rather remarkable, if not insane, and his greatness should be appreciated by everyone who loves the game of basketball. Just look at what hes done during this run to even get the Cavaliers to a fourth date with the Warriors: Hes hit two buzzer-beaters against Indiana and Toronto, making him only the second player to ever do that in one postseason, joining Robert Horry of all people. Hes overcome deficits in two series, rallying the Cavaliers from down 2-1 to the beat the Pacers and then from down 3-2 against the Boston Celtics. In Game 7 against the Pacers, James scored 45 points, pulled down nine rebounds, dished out seven assists and four steals in 43 minutes. Then in Game 7 against the Celtics, he nearly put up a triple-double, pouring in 35 points with 15 rebounds and nine assists while playing all 48 minutes. James put together one of the all-time great six-game stretches youll ever see in the Eastern Conference Finals, averaging 37 points on 55 percent shooting 46 percent from 3-point range to with nine rebounds and eight assists to take down the Celtics. Then theres his historic Game 2 performance against the Raptors where James scored 43 points with 14 assists and eight rebounds. No player in NBA history has ever scored 40 while dishing out 14 assists in the playoffs. James numbers have been stupid good. People want to argue that this is his greatest accomplishment, though that might be jumping the gun. Taking the 2007 Cavaliers to the Finals with Larry Hughes as his second-best player was also pretty ridiculous. Plus, the guy has won thr ee titles. Those all trump what hes done this season. Nevertheless, James is still as great as he ever was. Hes now 14-9 in elimination games in his career, averaging 34 points in those games. (For those that like to argue Michael Jordan is better, his record was 6-7). The question now is whether he can summon the spectacular to beat the Warriors. He managed to do so in 2016, bringing the Cavaliers back from 3-1 down, the first team to ever accomplish that feat. But its much different this time as James no longer has Kyrie Irving at his side, traded to Boston in the offseason for Thomas. Yes, some of the familiar faces are still around, like J.R. Smith, Tristan Thomas and Love. But Smith and Thompson seem to be shells of themselves while Love is stuck in concussion protocol, unsure of when hell take the floor in the series. Meanwhile, the Warriors have two MVPs in Kevin Durant and Steph Curry. James couldnt beat them with Irving last season so what makes us think he can do it this year without him? James trying to dethrone four all-stars seems like an impossible task. It probably is. But if anyone can pull it off, its him. You can count James out at your own peril. Plenty of people did so against the Raptors and the Celtics. I wasnt one of them. Now we get to see if he can pull off his greatest accomplishment yet and this would be it, beating a team that may arguably be the best of all-time. I dont think he can but I sure as heck wouldnt be surprised. After everything hes done in his career, James can no longer surprise me. Hes one of the greatest, maybe even the greatest, and Im just here for the ride. Expect James to make this a longer series than you think. PREDICTION: Warriors in 6. Contact Jordan Kroeger at 386754-0421 or firstname.lastname@example.org. FINALS Continued From 1Bcourse meals while the Durantula (or the Spatula, as I call him when hes playing poorly) feeds on his cavalier enemies. And Lord bless Cleveland if Thompson finds his stroke from deep, bring out the brooms if the splash brothers get wet. But theres one lad who wont let Cleveland get swept, the King. The James Gang wont go down without a fight, so expect George Hill or Kyle Korver to be more than a moving body in a couple games this series. Even if LeBron gives us another epic performance is 50 points per game far-fetched? his unmatched talents wont be enough to win more than two meager games against the Bay Area powerhouse. Because lets be honest, the Warriors have already won the title. They did it on Monday night in Houston, but the championship celebration has been delayed until next week. So Golden State becomes the leagues newest dynasty, joining those throwback title teams in Boston, Chicago, San Antonio and Los Angeles. But will the Warriors latest title run be completed in four games? Five games? Trust me, we wont need seven. Im giving Cleveland a shot. Lets say six games, and Ill enjoy every minute of each. Not from a fan standpoint (could care less about these two clubs) but from a purist basketball standpoint. Its easy to be irked about The Finals playing on repeat, but lets appreciate greatness while we have it. Remember, moms spaghetti wont be around forever. PREDICITON: Warriors in 6. Contact Eric Jackson at 386-754-0420 or ejackson@ lakecityreporter.com. REMATCH Continued From 1BPHIL MASTURZO/Akron Beacon Journal/TNSThe Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James, left, defends a shot inside by the Golden State Warriors Draymond Green during Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals. Continued From 1B