SUNDAY, JULY 1, 2018 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | $2 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 F ax: 752-9400 Vol. 143, No. 326 TODAYS WEATHER Opinion . . . . . . 4A Obituaries . . . . . . 5A Puzzles . . . . . . . 2-3B Business . . . . . . . 1C Life . . . . . . . . 1D ROCKET LAUNCH VISIBLE HERESpaceX Falcon 9 streaks over Lake City, 3A 88 70Chance of storms, 2A Lake City Reporter Taste Buddies: Red, white & blue SUNDAY Loving a loser Morris Williams 4A +PLUS >> Another new hotel for LC 1D1C Turtle crossing See below 4th of july Meal Deal to-go $29.99 Feeds 4 for wednesday July 4th BY STEVE WILSONswilson@lakecityreporter.comOverall, Columbia County public schools have earned another B. Data released by the Florida Department of Education said the district has earned that grade for the second year in a row, and for the fifth time since 2010. On an individual school level, for 2018, grades broke down as follows: Columbia High School, RSGA, Melrose, Five Points, Fort White Elementary School, Fort Mayor drove drunk 50-plus times; rejected help: Too busy COURT REPORTGleason Place sold for $18M Witt ordered to get treatment anyway after DUI; faces reprimand from Supreme Court.By CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comLake City mayor and local attorney Stephen Witt told a substance abuse evaluator that hed driven under the influence of alcohol on dozens of occasions, but denied having a drinking problem and claimed he had too many professional obligations to attend treatment, court records show. The states high court told him to seek treatment anyway. The Florida Supreme Court in May ordered Witt to sign a treatment contract after the Florida Bar filed a complaint over a drunk-driving incident last year. Witt, whom the court placed on probation for the length of the contract, said he will fully comply. I will do whatever they want me to do, Witt said Friday. Last August, the Bar filed a complaint against Witt just days before he struck a plea deal for driving under the influence in January 2017. The Bar accused Witt of violating multiple rules for minor and criminal misconduct for the incident. Bar officials referred Witt to Florida Lawyers Assistance for a substance abuse evaluation, which took place in May 2017, court records show. During the evaluation, Witt admitted to excessive alcohol use, saying hed tried to quit drinking at least 20 times and had driven under the influence at least 50 times, according to a referees report submitted to the court. The evaluator diagnosed Witt with a moderate alcohol use disorder and recommended a two-year monitoring contract including random testing and support group meetings. A Florida Bar grievance committee voted to recommend diverting the matter to Florida Lawyers Assistance, court records show. Witt rejected the recommendation because he said he does not have a drinking problem, according to the referees report. He admitted to excessive alcohol consumption on the night of the DUI, but claimed that it was an unusual occurrence, the report states. Witt said that with his job 3A Witt COREY ARWOOD/Lake City ReporterTurtle crossingJastin Collings, 12, and dad Damien Collings, both of Lake City, were spotted helping a soft shell turtle cross west U.S. Highway 90 Thursday morning. Any time we see a turtle we save it, said Damien. Taking care to avoid the turtles jaws, Jastin used the handle of a fishing net to gently guide the animal across the road while Damien kept his eye out for oncoming traffic. CCSO: Robberies likely linkedBy CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comThe same suspect might be behind an armed robbery at the Subway in Fort White on Wednesday and another one Friday at a Dollar General on State Road 47, according to the Columbia County Sheriffs Office. School grades holding steadyWitt admitted to excessive alcohol consumption on the night of the DUI, but claimed that it was an unusual occur rence, the report states. Witt said that with his job and other responsibilities, it would not be possible for him to comply with the alcohol testing or attend support group meetings, according to the report. CCSD GRADES continued on 6A MAYOR continued on 6A ROBBERIES continued on 6ACOURTESY A3
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Among the measures slated to take effect today: STATE BUDGET HB 5001: Lawmakers passed an $88.7 billion budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The spending plan increases public-school funding by $101.50 per student, though Democrats and many education offi cials have argued that a far lower amount will be available for basic school expenses. Among other things, the budget will provide $100.8 million for the Florida Forever land preservation program and offer a $130 million increase in Medicaid funding for nursing homes. Lawmakers also included $3.3 billion in reserves and put money into such issues as Everglades restoration, beach restoration, pre-eminent universities and helping universities attract world class faculty. TAX PACKAGE HB 7087. A roughly $170 million tax-cut package provides relief for farmers and property owners impacted by Hurricane Irma, provides a sales-tax holiday in August for back-to-school shoppers and retroactively covers a disaster-preparedness tax holiday in early June that coincided with the start of hurricane season. The package also includes reducing a commercial lease tax from 5.8 percent to 5.7 percent, though that cut will begin Jan. 1. EDUCATION Â Â Â Â Â HB 7055: The law expands the use of vouch er-like scholarships to send more public-school students to private schools. One program in the bill will let students who face bullying or harassment in public schools transfer to private schools. The so-called hope scholarships will be funded by motorists who voluntarily agree to contribute sales taxes they would normally pay on vehicle transactions to fund the scholarships. Among other things, the bill also boosts the Gardiner scholarship program, which pays for services and private-school scholarships for students with disabilities. CHILD MARRIAGE SB 140: The bill will largely block minors from getting married in Florida. In the past, minors ages 16 and 17 have been able to get marriage licenses with parental consent, and judges have had discretion to issue licenses to younger minors if they have children or if pregnancies are involved. Under the change, marriage will generally be barred for people under age 18, though an exception will be in place for 17-year-olds who have written consent from their parents or guardians. Also, the 17-year-olds will not be able to marry people who are more than two years older than them. OPIOIDS HB 21: With Florida facing an opioid epidemic, the measure is aimed at preventing patients from getting addicted to prescription painkillers and then turning to street drugs such as heroin and fentanyl. The bill, in part, will place limits on prescriptions that doctors can write for treatment of acute pain. Doctors in many cases would be limited to writing prescriptions for three-day supplies, though they could prescribe up to seven-day supplies of controlled substances if medically necessary. Cancer patients, people who are terminally ill, palliative care patients and those who suffer from major trauma would be exempt from the limits. The bill also requires physicians or their staff members to check with a statewide database before prescribing or dispensing controlled substances. BETHUNE STATUE SB 472: Lawmakers approved placing a statue of civil-rights leader and educator Mary McLeod Bethune, the founder of what became BethuneCookman University in Daytona Beach, in the National Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C. The statue of Bethune will replace a likeness of Confederate Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith, who has long been one of Floridas two representatives in the hall at the U.S. Capitol. The states other representa tive is John Gorrie, widely considered the father of air conditioning. SLAVERY MEMORIAL HB 67: The measure will lead to building a memorial on the Capitol grounds to honor the untold number of slaves in Florida history. The bill requires the Bates Curlin McIntosh LAWS continued on 6ABy CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comAn 18-year-old woman was being booked into Columbia County Detention Facility on meth-related charges when deputies say they found more drugs in her bra. Kyleigh Ann McIntosh, 18, of Southwest Canterbury Street, had been arrested on charges of trafficking in a controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia after a multi-jurisdictional drug task force on Wednesday raided a home on Northwest White Oak Glen. Deputies added a booking charge of smuggling contraband into a detention facility. McIntosh admitted to owning 23 grams of meth found on a bed and in the basement during the raid, according to a Columbia County Sheriffs Office report. The task force also arrested another occupant, Eugene Bates, 26, of Northwest Jerri Place, after finding three bags of meth in his pocket, the report states. Bates, who faces charges of possession with intent to distribute and possession of paraphernalia, was the only person who didnt agree to answer questions after authorities secured the occupants during the raid. A search of the home yielded several bags of suspected meth and a digital scale, large amounts of cash, glass pipes, syringes, and other assorted paraphernalia, according to the report. Another suspect, Dustin Eric Curlin, 31, of Northwest White Oak Glen, who was not at the home during the raid, was located at a probation office and arrested on a charge of selling a controlled substance, according to the report. Authorities found $129 in Curlins wallet. One of the $20 bills was pre-documented currency from a previous undercover narcotics investigation, the report stated. Drug was found in her bra during booking at jail.2 jailed in generator theftBy CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comTwo men stole a generator from a local construction site Wednesday night and led the construction company owner on a chase, but the suspects were apprehended after they crossed the county line, according to a Columbia County Sheriffs Office report. Phillip Clark Douglas, 19, of Southeast County Road 252, faces a third-degree grand theft charge after deputies say he and Kristopher Jennings of the same address stole a generator from a construction site at the Preserve of Laurel Lakes subdivision. A deputy at around 6:20 p.m. responded to County Road 252 and Troy Road in reference to the theft of a generator at a nearby subdivision, according to the report. The complainant, who owned the construction company, said he witnessed the theft and had been following behind the suspects as they drove down Pinemount Road into Suwannee County. The generator was stolen from a construction site at Southwest Lotus Glen, according to the report. Two male subjects in a gold car drove onto the site and parked behind a house, grabbed the generator from the back porch and placed it into their trunk before fleeing in the vehicle. A neighbor called her husband, who happened to be the owner of the construction company and was the one who followed the fleeing suspects. Douglas Jennings
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Joe Helfenberger comes on board as City Manager of Lake City at one of the most interesting times in history. I use interesting with the most positive intent possible. It is a great time to lead Lake City. The positives here far outweigh the challenges. Weve studied him from afar and talked with him face to face. Helfenberger is our guy now. Its Joes show at City Hall. Any new candidate for any job always speaks cautiously and tries to say the right things and Helfenberger is doing this, but he has repeatedly said he intends to open his tenure here by gathering facts and listening to learn about what issues residents hold in high regard. Lake City is one of the best small cities in Florida. Hands down. If Joe Helfenberger doesnt already realize this, here it is in print for him. Were good now and climbing fast. Some days were still a quaint small town, some days we have city problems. Issues come with both scenarios, but these issues are mostly growing-pain issues and good problems to have. Think about how many other small towns in Florida would trade places with Lake City and our steady, positive growth. It would seem the City Managers job here would provide the perfect challenge for someone with his experience in midsize municipal government. Helfenberger takes the rein at a time of economic upswing in town. Revenues are up, the city is flush with cash in reserves, it is slowly improving its utilities infrastructure base and an honest, positive demeanor will go a long way toward cleaning up what has been a public relations disaster in the city managers office in recent years. The challenge? Small business owner/operators and commercial property owners in the city limits have been gouged by city government with excessive fees for everything from storm water assessments to fire protection to property tax increases. The current City Council enjoys spending your tax money and does so more each year at budget time and on special projects. This was evident by the 2:1 ratio of city department heads and employees who attended the public meet-and-greet and talked with the new boss. There were a lot of good people and good managers in the room. There were also a few questionable placeholders who may need restructuring and their budgets trimmed. I can promise you this: Joe Helfenberger will have the support of this newspaper on Day 1 and we want him to succeed. Lake City and Columbia County need him to be successful and lead Lake City forward to continued prosperity. Will we always agree with him? No chance. Will we salute him when he succeeds? Absolutely. But, agree or disagree, he will be treated with the same professional courtesy as all other public officials we encounter locally. Helfenbergers actions will set the tenor of our relationship, not us. The Lake City Reporters focus is on Lake City and Columbia County and how both prosper. As we remind you often, we are not the media. If you want that, troll your phone or watch TV. We are your local newspaper, committed to reporting whats going on locally in Lake City and Columbia County. Were also a catalyst for change in this county. Local newspapers get things done. We are pro-business and we support smart development that improves our community at a common-sense pace. We also believe government in all areas should be held accountable, should provide efficient services, keep spending in check and lessen the burden on taxpayers. We all have a role to play in making Lake City stronger tomorrow than it is today. Joe Helfenberger now steps to center stage and we all expect a command performance. OPINION Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding counties by Community Newspapers Inc. 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BY EMAIL: email@example.com Sunday, July 1, 2018 www.lak ecityreporter.com 4A Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding counties by Community Newspapers Inc. W e believe strong newspapers build strong communities -Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community -oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman OUR OPINIONSummer of ThanksgivingNo, we havent mixed up our holidays. We know its Independence Day thats coming on Wednesday, not Thanksgiving. Still, the two have a lot in common, and we humbly suggest an infusion of the latter into the former. Every Fourth of July is also a day of thanksgiving for Americans, grateful to live in a place where you can speak your mind freely and go where you please, explaining yourself, in the process, to nobody. Everyone knows this already, but in the hubbub of backyard barbecues and lowgrade explosives, its easy to lose sight of the source of our pride. It was simply this, a group of 56 men gathered in Philadephia whod just had enough. They staked their lives on standing up to the king. We stake our future on living up to their example. Lets pause, if briefly, in remembrance of their valor and righteous rage, the hot moment that gave birth to a new star in the firmament of human affairs. Thank God for their courage and unflinching faith. Welcome, Joe Helfenberger 1948 CHS Tigers: Loving a loserSometimes when a new football season approaches, like now, I like to take a backward glance at a previous Columbia High Tiger football team. Today that team will be the 1948 team, which lost every game but one, yet never gave up hope of turning their season around. Pre-season the team was expected to be a good but not great team. Depleted by graduation of last years standouts hurt, but it was a 40-0 shellacking by a powerful Leon team in the season-opener where several Lake City starters were seriously injured that started the downhill slide. Fullback Joe Ferguson, everybodys pick for a rising star, ruptured a leg muscle and never regained his health or form. Varsity center Harland Clements, hurt in that first game, never played another minute. Starters Hayward McDonald, Hughell Waldron (both big tackles) and running back Jack Alexander were hurt and never regained full strength. And on and on. And remember, this was one-platoon football. Players had to play offense and defense. In other words, a player never left the field except for injury. So, if you lost a fullback maybe you also lost your linebacker because it was the same player. If you lost a halfback maybe you also lost a defensive back. (Again, same player). If you lost a center, you may have also lost a defensive tackle. Same player. Substitutes became starters. This particularly hurt a team with a small 34-man roster, which through injuries dwindled to just 23. Throughout all the losses, though, the team never stopped practicing hard and the coaches kept coaching hard. They just never gave up. Individually, Bill Page came on to replace Harland Clements and became a hard-hitting linebacker who could stop any back in the league on a dime. Guard Jesse Thomas became the teams best all around interior lineman and Halfback Tommy Ives provided almost all the offensive fireworks single-handedly. Toward the middle of the season, the players and coaches became regular targets of fan criticism. Coach ONeal Hill always took full responsibility for the teams losses and deflected all the criticism of his team to himself. The Tiger team appreciated Coach Hill so much that they, 100 percent of them, wrote and signed a letter, published in the Lake City Reporter, giving their coach their vote of confidence and asking him to remain with the team as their head coach. But it was not to be. In December of 1948 Coach ONeal Hill, a native Lake Citian, a former CHS football star, the 1943 UF Gator team captain, a WWII hero, a man who worked as diligently as any CHS coach ever did to bring his school a winner, resigned and re-entered the United Marine Corps as a captain. I loved every member of that team. How can you not love a team that gets beat up and beat down but keeps on scrapping? They represented the best in Tiger spirit. MORE*Cheerleaders: Dixie Noland (Captain), David Douglass, Mary Virginia Ives, Mary Beth Phillips, Verdie Inman Buie, and Diana (Sissie) Ives. *Team Captains: Joe Ferguson and Bill Page. *Individual honors: Both Bill Page and Jesse Thomas made 2nd team all-conference. Associated Press TODAY IN HISTORY On this date: In 1535, Sir Thomas More went on trial in England, charged with high treason for rejecting the Oath of Supremacy. (More was convicted, and executed.) In 1863, the pivotal, three-day Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, resulting in a Union victory, began in Pennsylvania. In 1867, Canada became a self-governing dominion of Great Britain as the British North America Act took effect. In 1912, aviator Harriet Quimby, 37, was killed along with her passenger, William Willard, when they were thrown out of Quimbys monoplane at the Third Annual Boston Aviation Meet. In 1934, Hollywood began enforcing its Production Code subjecting motion pictures to censorship review. In 1940, the original Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Washington state opened to traffic despite concerns over its tendency to bounce in windy conditions, inspiring the nickname Galloping Gertie (four months later, the suspension bridges main section collapsed into Puget Sound). In 1946, the United States exploded a 20-kiloton atomic bomb near Bikini Atoll in the Pacific. In 1995, rock-and-roll disc jockey Wolfman Jack died in Belvidere, North Carolina, at age 57.Morris Williams is a local historian and longtime retired educator. Morris Williams Todd Wilsontwilson@lakecityreporter.com Todd Wilson is publisher of the Lake City Reporter.
SU NDAY, JULY 1, 2018 LOCAL LAKE CITY REPORTER 5A TodayBingo games Bingo games are offered every Sunday, Monday and Thursday at 6:45 p.m. at the American Legion Post 57, 2602 SW Main Blvd. in Lake City. There are three $250 jackpots each night. Quarter games are played at 3 p.m. Â For mor e, call 386-752-7776.TuesdayYard SaleSan Juan Mission is having its 4th Annual 4th of July Yard sale on July 3 and 4, 9 a.m. 5 p.m. San Juan Mission Catholic Church, 304 Plant Avenue SE, Branford. This is a huge patio sale that helps support our Church Ministries.Medical volunteersLake 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 386-7197713.Club registrationThe Boys Club of Columbia County is accepting registration for the fall session. All children ages 6-14 are eligible to attend. There are bus pickups from all elementary and middle schools. Fees for the session are $200. For more, call 386752-4184 or visit the club on Jones Way in Lake City.WednesdayHospice helpCommunity Hospice and Palliative Care recently opened a new office at 163 SW Stonegate Terrace, Suite 105, Lake City. We are looking for volunteers to serve in several different capacities including: relief visits for our patients families, pet therapy, veteran pinning and clerical help. Â Visit our web site, Volunteer. CommunityHospice.com to learn more about our volunteer on-boarding process and to complete a volunteer application.Terrific TwosTerrific Twos, a library program for toddlers, is offered on Â W ednesdays at 10:30 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library, Â 308 NW Columbia Ave. in downtown Lake City. For more information about the librarys childrens programs, call 386758-2101.Al-Anon meetingAn Al-Anon group meets at First Christian Church (403 W. Duval St., Lake City) at 6 p.m. on Mondays and 10 a.m. on Wednesdays. Newcomers group meets on Mondays at 5 p.m.Volunteers neededThe Christian Service Center (421 NW Washington St., Lake City) is in search of volunteers. The centers mission is to serve those in need in Columbia County through Christian faith and resources. For more, call 386-755-1770.Duplicate Bridge ClubLake City Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays at The Country Club at Lake City. All bridge enthusiasts are welcome. For more, call Dottie Rogers at 386-7588606.Haven seeks helpHaven is always seeking compassionate volunteers looking to give back and make a positive impact on their communities. There are many ways in which skills and a smile can make a difference by volunteering. Explore all of the possibilities at www.beyourhaven.org or by calling 386-752-9191 to speak with the volunteer coordinator.Free soil testing Â Free soil pH tests are available every Wednesday morning at the Columbia County Extension Office, 971 W. Duval St., Suite 170, in Lake City. Residents may bring a sample to the office during regular business hours. For more information, call 752-5384. Â Catholics Come HomeA Catholics Come Home and Adult Catholic Education Inquiry Program will be presented at San Juan Catholic Mission each 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 7-8:15 p.m.ThursdayGeriActorsResidents 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.Preschool StorytimePreschool Storytime, a library program for families with preschoolers, is held on Thursdays at 11 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library, at 308 NW Columbia Ave. in downtown Lake City. For more information about the librarys childrens programs, call 386758-2101.FridayDinner and dancing Dances are held each Friday night from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Lifestyle Enrichment Center). $7 admission. Call 386-755-0235 for more.Baby & Me Baby & Me, a library program for parents and babies, is held on Â Fridays at 11 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library, Â 308 NW Columbia Ave. in downtown Lake City. For more information about the librarys childrens programs, call 386758-2101.OngoingVolunteers neededDo you have a passion for helping others? Do you need volunteer hours for Bright Futures or community service? If so, we want YOU! Catholic Charities of Lake City needs volunteers to operate our food pantry Monday-Friday from 7:30 am until 11:30 am. If meeting new people, making new friends, and supporting your local community is what you are looking for, then please come by the office for an application at 553 NW Railroad St, Lake City or contact us at (386)7549180.OBITUARIES *If youre 55 or older, or are active military, veteran or teacher with valid ID, take an extra 20% off storewide, or 15% off in our home & shoes departments, with your Belk Rewards Card or any other form of payment, on your sale purchases. *Excludes Red Dot, Clearance, Earlybirds, Night Owls, Doorbusters, Bonus Buys, Super Buys, Everyday Values, 2 for pricing, Adidas, All-Clad, Angelica, Armani Exchange watches, baby gear, better & designer intimates, Billabong, Birkenstock, Breville, Brighton, Brooks Brothers, Buffalo, Casio, COH Man, Clarisonic, Coach, Columbia, cosmetics/fragrances, Dansko, designer handbags, designer sunglasses, Diane Von Furstenberg, Diesel watches, Dockers pants & shoes, Dooney & Bourke, Eileen Fisher, Eileen Fisher Systems, Emporio Armani watches, FAO Schwarz, fine jewelry watches and service plans, Fitbit, Fossil & Fossil Q watches, Free People, Furla, Herend, Hobo, Hugo Boss, Hunter Boots, Hurley, Jack Rogers, Johnston & Murphy, Kate Spade accessories, outerwear, shoes & sleepwear, Keen, Kensie Girl, kitchen/novelty electrics/coffee, Kors Studio, Lacoste, ladies better swim, ladies designer & contemporary sportswear & dresses, ladies, kids & mens designer shoes, ladies designer accessories, Le Creuset, Levis, Lilly Pulitzer, Lucky apparel, lucy, Marc by Marc Jacobs watches, Melissa & Doug, Merrell, Michael Kors, Miss Me, Nautica, Nike, Orthaheel/Vionic, OTBT, Polo Sport, Puma, Ralph Lauren/Polo, RedHot by Spanx, Sail to Sable, Seven for All Mankind, Skagen, Sorel, Southern Proper, Southern Tide, Spanx, Spartina 449, Sperry Gold Cup, Steve Madden handbags, Swarovski, Tommy Bahama apparel, Tommy Hilfiger apparel, TOMS shoes, Trina Turk apparel, Tumi, Ugg, Under Armour, Vans, Vera Bradley, Versus watches, Victorinox, Vietri, Vineyard Vines, Vintage 1946, Vitamix, Wusthof, non-merchandise depts., leased depts., salon services and Belk gift cards. Also excluded online: Brahmin, Chanel, Frye, Juliska, Sam Edelman, shoes by Born and Minnetonka Moccasin, and watches by Adidas, DKNY, Garmin and Guess. Not valid on prior purchases, special orders or trunk shows. Cannot be redeemed for cash, credit or refund, used in combination with any other discount or coupon offer. Valid Tuesday, July 3, 2018. All Belk Rewards Credit Card purchases are subject to credit approval. 17190007 rfrf ntbrr f brr SENIOR,SERVICE & TEACHER DAY e family of B R. W wants to express our love and appreciation for everyones thoughts and prayers, owers and food, and kind words and visits as we grieve the loss of our mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. ank you all! God Bless! To submit your calendar item, stop by the Reporter oce or email Associate Editor Steve Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org COMMUNITY CALENDARLaura Nicole Nikki Parrish Hodges McCaleb Mrs. Laura Nicole Nikki Parrish Hodges McCaleb, 38, of Hickory, North Carolina, died unexpectedly, June 9, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. A native and longtime resident of Lake City, Nikki had recently re-married and moved to North Carolina. Nikki worked as a hostess at several local restaurants and for the three years that she lived in Savannah, Georgia. Nikki was passionate about animals. At one time she owned and operated a dog training, walking and boarding service. In her spare time, she enjoyed learning the arts of boxing and fencing. Nikkis favorite times were those spent with her family, most especially the time shared with her children. Nikki was a Christian. She was preceded in death by her mother, Nora Jane Janie Bryant. Nikki is survived by her children, Tyler Hodges and Madison Hodges who reside in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee with their father, Tony Hodges; her husband, Gordon McCaleb of Hickory, NC; her father and her other mother, Richard Dale and Shonia Parrish; her brother, Richard D. Rick Parrish and her sister, Jennifer Bowles Crowe all of Lake City. Numerous other family members and friends also survive. The family would like to acknowledge that the choice to donate Nickis organs was a tough one but was made more comforting due to her public declaration on her license. She gave the gift of life to others. A celebration of Nikkis life will be conducted at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, July 3, 2018 in the Chapel of the DEES PARRISH Family Funeral Home with Bro. Rick Parrish and Rev. Adam Page officiating. Private family interment services were held in the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 458 South Marion Ave., Lake City, FL 32025 PH: 386-752-1234 Please share memories and/ or condolence at Parrishfamilyfuneralhome.com Ruth Marie Warren Mrs. Ruth Marie Warren, 82, of Lake City, passed away peacefully Monday, June 24, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness. Born and raised in Hallie, Arkansas, Mrs. Warren had been a resident of Lake City since 1986 having moved here with her family from Quantico, Virginia. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Assembly of God. In her spare time, Mrs. Warren enjoyed playing Bingo and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death in 2009 by Richard Daniel Warren, her husband of 55 years. Mrs. Warren is survived by her children, Richard Ricky Warren II (Debbie); Troy Warren (Cathy) all of Lake City; W.O Hayden Warren (Tammy) Stafford, VA; Ruth Marie Irene Pigeon (Rick) Flint, MI; Cindy Lou Humphries (Michael) Triangle VA; and Norma Jean Warren of Lake City; a half-brother, John Skowronski, M.D., and a sister, Jean Tinker Smythe both of Little Rock, Arkansas. Fourteen grandchildren, twenty two great grandchildren and numerous other family members and friends also survive. Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Warren will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, July 5, 2018 in the Jacksonville National Cemetery in Jacksonville, Florida. The family will receive friends from 10:00 A.M. until Noon that morning in the Chapel of the Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home prior to the graveside services. Arrangements are under the direction of the DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 458 South Marion Ave., Lake City FL 386-7521234 Please share memories and messages of condolence at our online family guest book Parrishfamilyfuneralhome.comJack D. Hagans Mr. Jack D. Hagans, 80, of Lake City, passed away Wednesday afternoon, June 27, 2018 at the Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville after an extended illness. He was born in Hosford, FL on June 26, 1938 to the late J.W. Hagans and Armada Hunter Williams. He was a veteran of the US Air Force, and retired from the Air Force as a Master Sargent. He was a 1959 graduate of Columbia High School and enjoyed reading and doing crossword puzzles in his spare time. He was a member of the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church here in Lake City. He is preceded in death by his parents, Captain and Mrs. J.W. Hagans and Armada Williams; and sister, Oveda Kate Adams. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Grace Hagans of Lake City; sons; Jeff Hagans (Eldean) of Palm Bay and Kenneth Hagans of Lake City; brothers; Joe W. Hagans (Dot) of Tallahassee, Larry W. Williams (Robin) of Lake City; Jerry Williams of Lake City, and Sherod Hagans of New Smyrna Beach; sister; Alice Sander of Monticello; grandchildren; Scott, Deanna (Austin) and Rebekah. Funeral services for Mr. Hagans will be conducted on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 11:00 A.M., in the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church with Pastor Richard Cason officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 A.M. (one hour prior to the services) at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations please be considered to the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Mr. Hagans honor. Arrangements are under the direction and care of Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 3596 S. US HWY 441, Lake City, FL, 32025. 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6A SU NDAY, JUL YY 1, 2018 LOCAL L AA KE CIT YY REPORTER Publix reaches out to help an injured cashierOn Friday afternoon, CCSO posted on Facebook about the Dollar General robbery. Surveillance camera stills show the suspect, whose face is obscured by a hoodie or mask. The suspect was possibly driving a 2010 to 2015 model gray or blue Chevrolet Equinox and drove north on SR 47, according to CCSO. He or she had duct tape covering the tag. Earlier Friday morning, CCSO asked the public for help identifying the Subway robbery suspect, but provided no information about the incident itself. Both cases are still under active investigation, said CCSO spokesperson Murray Smith. It appears to be connected, Smith said. It looks like the same guy or girl, but theyre totally covered up so its hard to tell. Anyone with information can contact dispatch at 719-2005 or CCSO investigator Josh Samson at 758-1095. Information can be also anonymously be provided through Columbia County Crime Stoppers at 754-7099 or via their website, www.columbiacrimestoppers.net. White High School, Niblack and LCMS earned a grade of C, Eastside, Summers, and CCE earned a B, and Westside, Pinemount and Belmont earned an A grade. The overall grade for the district is a composite of these. However, not all individual schools have seen improvement. Of the ones listed above, only RSGA went up a grade. Of the others, Melrose, Eastside, Summers, Niblack, and LCMS all went down a grade, while all the rest stayed at the same grade level from 2017. I am very proud of all the hard work that was done in our district this year, said Superintendent Lex Carswell. The students, teachers and staff of the CCS have worked diligently to perform at their highest level. I look forward to the continued growth and improvement in all areas and at all grade levels. Schools are evaluated in the areas of English Language Arts, mathematics learning, middle school acceleration, graduation rates and others. For more specific information about school grades, visit www.fldoe.org/ accountability/accountability-reporting/schoolgrades/. Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart reflected on the information statewide. The school grades announced today are the result of hard work by our students, parents, teachers and leaders, she said in a press release. I am extremely proud that Floridas accountability system continues to ensure all students have access to the high-quality education they deserve and that it prepares them for college, a career and life. The Florida Department of Education calculates school grades annually based on up to 11 components, including student achievement and learning gains on statewide, standardized assessments and high school graduation rate. School grades provide parents and the public an easily understandable way to measure the performance of a school and understand how well each school is serving its students. Statewide, the overall grades break down as follows. than 1,000 A schools (1,027 schools) up from 987 in 2017 and 763 in 2016. The percentage of schools earning an A increased to 32 percent, up from 30 percent in 2016-17. schools earning an A or B grade increased to 58 percent compared to 56 percent last year. maintained an A grade (793 schools) or increased their grade (615 schools) in 2017-18. largest increase in the percentage of schools improving their grade, with 26 percent (115 schools) moving up one or more letter grade. schools decreased by 23 percent (10 schools), from 43 schools in 2016-17 to 33 schools in 2017-18. The statistics also reflect a degree of improvement among schools which have had low performance grades in the previous years. of schools graded F in 2016-17 improved their grade in 2017-18 by one or more letter grade (23 of 24 schools). schools that earned a D or F grade in 2016-17 improved by at least one letter grade in 2017-18 (159 schools). schools in the second or third year of implementing their turnaround plan improved their letter grade (23 schools). In addition to school grades, the department also calculates district grades annually based on the same criteria. their district grade from a B in 2016-17 to an A in 2017-18; their district grade from a C in 2016-17 to a B in 2017-18; their district grade from a D in 2016-17 to a C in 2017-18; 67 school districts are graded A or B, up from 48 in 2016-17; and now graded A in Florida and there are no districts GRADESContinued From 1A ROBBERIESContinued From 1A COURTESY CCSOSurveillance still from the robbery at the Fort White Subway. By CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comSharon McIntosh always made an effort to show kindness and empathy to her customers and coworkers at Publix, and now theyre returning the favor. McIntosh, a Publix cashier, is hospitalized for injuries and complications stemming from a car accident in April, prompting dozens of customers to ask how shes doing, said store manager Terri Brown. People love and support her, Brown said. McIntosh was invovled in a car accident April 26, leaving her with 16 broken ribs and one of her legs broken in two places. Doctors were unable to perform surgery on her leg due to an issue with her heart, Brown wrote in a note to customers. She has undergone a procedure to repair a hole in her heart, but is currently paralyzed on her left side due to a stroke. McIntosh is now breathing on her own. Seven weeks, after the accident, she was still in intensive care. Its not clear whether shes since been moved to a regular room. McIntosh is known for going out of her way to connect with customers, Brown said, always asking about the latest developments in their lives. Brown recalled one patron whose mother had recently died. Every time McIntosh saw that customer over the next several weeks, McIntosh made a point to ask how she was doing. Shes so sweet and the customers love her so much, Brown said. A GoFundMe page has been set up to benefit McIntosh at www.gofundme.com/zdweyy-pleasehelp-sharon-mcintosh and other responsibili ties, it would not be possible for him to comply with the alcohol testing or attend support group meetings, according to the report. On January 27, 2017, the Florida Highway Patrol and Lake City Police Department responded to Lake DeSoto after Witts SUV ended up submerged in water as he was leaving the Elks Lodge, reports show. According to an FHP troopers interview, Witt appeared to be extremely intoxicated. The trooper observed a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from his mouth, according to the Bars complaint. In a statement to FHP, Witt claimed he consumed one alcoholic drink, got into his vehicle, started it, then got back out. After failing to realize he left the vehicle in gear, the vehicle then drove on its own across the street, over the curb and into the lake. But a witness who tried to help Witt at the scene told investigators she found Witt inside the partially submerged vehicle, in the passenger seat, and helped him out before authorities arrived, the complaint states. Witts blood alcohol level was 0.22, nearly three times the legal limit of 0.08, according to FHP. He was criminally charged with a DUI in March 2017. That August, he agreed to a plea deal and accepted probation for that case. As part of the agreement, his drivers license was suspended for six months and he was ordered to complete 50 hours of community service, which could be bought out at a rate of $10 per hour. MAYORContinued From 1A Longtime employee Sharon McIntosh badly hurt in crash. Department of Management Services to develop a plan and costs for the memorial, with the plan then submitted to the governor and legislative leaders. DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME SB 1013: The measure seeks to place Florida on year-round daylight-saving time. The change, promoted as a way to help Florida tourism, still needs congressional approval. VETERANS HB 29: Named the Don Hahnfeldt Veteran and Military Family Opportunity Act after a House Republican who died in December, the measure expands a 2014 law by further reducing professional licensing fees and requirements for certain military members, veterans and their spouses. This bill also designates March 25 each year as Medal of Honor Day. FOREIGN AFFAIRS HB 545 and HB 359: One measure (HB 545) will prohibit state agencies and local governments from contracting with companies that boycott Israel. The other (HB 359) bars state agencies from investing in companies doing business with the government of Venezuela, a step intended to put pressure on the regime of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. LAWSContinued From 2A COURTESYPublix employee Sharon McIntosh takes on the role of an inmate to raise bail money for March of DD imes r ecently. McIntosh is the stores number one fundraiser, said store manager Terri Brown. COREY ARWOOD/Lake City ReporterHeavy maintenanceCrews were busy at work installing new utility poles in front of Columbia Bank off West U.S. Highway 90 at NW Turner AA ve on Thursday morning, while traffic was diverted to one lane to avoid the construction.
SU NDAY, JULY 1, 2018 LOCAL LAKE CITY REPORTER 7A Construction/Debris Containers Available755-7060 Delivered to your job site today. Below is the July class schedule for the Gateway Art Gallery. All classes are taught by professional, local artists. Unless otherwise noted, each class is $30 for two hours, including supplies. Call for information and scheduling at 386-752-5229.Located in Historic Downtown 386-752-5229 Basic Jewelry Linda Schenavar Wood Carving July 21st 9:00 AM Noon Charles Kime Christmas in July Card Making July 25th 10:00 AM Noon Brenda Kennedy Call gallery for time and date of classes 352-472-6187 1-888-ROOF-USA Friend Us On METAL ROOFING, LLC. 352-472-61871-888-ROOF-USAwww.gulfcoastmetalroof.comShingle & Flat Roong Commercial Roong www.gulfcoastmetalroof.comShingle & Re-Roof Flat & CommercialCCC1325497 By COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comLake City will celebrate Independence Day with an afternoon of family fun at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. The Lake City-Columbia County Chamber of Commerce is organizing the event again this year. Chamber Director Dennille Decker said she expects this years celebration to be a blast just like those before it. It brings out tons of people, said Decker. One of the really neat things about this event is it brings out people and not just to the actual fairgrounds. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the fireworks show is expected to begin around 9:20 on Wednesday night will last for roughly 20 minutes. In the past it has served as occasion for gatherings of fireworks viewers region-wide, with people lining roadsides and family gatherings wherever the spectacle can be viewed. She said shed even heard stories from Florida Highway Patrol that interstate travelers pulled over along I-75 to watch the show. A local company out of Suwannee County will handle the fireworks production as they did last year, Decker said. They did a great job last year, so were looking forward to having them back, she said. Before the fireworks, she said there would be live entertainment, food vendors and even some local politicians with booths and promotional information. She said there was a reason why they still chose to hold the event on the actual night versus the weekend before. Were one of the only communities do Fourth of July on the Fourth of July, Decker said. We feel its important to do it actually on the Fourth. STEVE WILSON/Lake City ReporterWith a bullet hole clearly visible in the lower left side of the rear window, Lake City Police officers search this vehicle during a traffic stop on Saturday, in connection with reports of gunfire earlier in the day. Gunfire probe ongoingBy STEVE WILSONswilson@lakecityreporter.comWith heavy rain moving in, Lake City Police made a traffic stop outside the office of the Lake City Reporter late Saturday afternoon. Two LCPD units made the stop shortly before 4 p.m. At least one occupant of the black Cadillac was questioned. The Cadillac had a bullet hole in the lower left side of the rear window. Sgt. Keith Heston of LCPD said on the scene that there had been reports of shots fired in the area of Broadway and Annie Maddox earlier and that the Cadillac matched the description of a vehicle leaving the scene. LCPD units pulled the Cadillac over in the Reporters parking lot. Those at the scene left following the search of the Cadillac, including those driving the Cadillac, and no arrests were made or charges filed. A number of friends and relatives of the occupants of the Cadillac arrived at the scene. Heston said the investigation is continuing. Get ready for a big, beautiful 4th of July FILEOnlookers are silhouetted by the flash of fireworks during a previous Independence Day celebration at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. This years festivities start at 5 p.m. Wednesday, with fireworks set to go off around 9:20.
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Lake City Reporter SPORTS Sunday, July 1, 2018 ww w.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas? Contact Eric Jackson or Jordan Kroeger754-0420 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Follow @LCR_Sports on Twitter for local stories, score updates and morePREP SPORTSBy JORDAN KROEGERjkroeger@lakecityreporter.comRadical changes shook up the playoff format in high school football last season. Could the rest of team sports be next? The Florida High School Athletic Association is pitching a new playoff system for the states other team sports, with a goal of creating a better competitive balance that will reduce blowouts that have been rampant in state tournaments in recent years. Classifications would be cut from nine to seven for Â base ball, boys and girls basketball, softball and girls volleyball, Â with power rankings (pos sibly from MaxPreps) replacing enrollment numbers as the criteria for dividing schools into each class. Districts would also be eliminated, with classes replaced by divisions based on the power rankings from the previous two or three seasons (still to be decided). Division I would be composed of the top 64 teams from those ratings regardless of the schools size with all 64 teams advancing to the playoffs. Division II would be made up of teams 65-128 also all making the playoffs while the remaining schools down to the current Class 1A would be divided evenly across Divisions 3-6, which would be about 115-130 schools depending on the sport. Division 7 will be reserved for the rural schools, which is currently Class 1A and holds 600 students or less. Soccer, which was already set to go from five classes to six, would have six divisions. The proposal, if approved, would be for the 2019-20 school year. But the measure so far has been met with mixed reaction, especially in PITCH IMPERFECTAncer, Molinari share lead at National PGA TOURBRENT KUYKENDALL/Lake City ReporterColumbia baseball coach Brian Thomas speaks to his team following the District 3-7A championship game against Gainesville on May 2. FILEColumbias Bobby Fulton scores a layup against Santa Fe on Jan. 17. Boys basketball is one of several team sports that would be affected by the FHSAAs new proposal. FHSAA pitches new playoff proposal much to dismay of coaches in county.By JAY COHENAssociated PressJOLIET, Ill. Martin Truex Jr. just celebrated his 38th birthday. He has won two of his last three races. He is spending this weekend at one of his favorite tracks. So yes, life is quite good at the moment. Truex appears to be picking up some momentum as he tries to become the first repeat NASCAR Cup Series champion since Jimmie Johnson won five in a row from 2006 to 2010. He goes for his third consecutive victory at Chicagoland Speedway this Sunday. This track has always been really good for me. Obviously, the last two years, its been really good, said Truex, who turned 38 on Friday. I had to overcome a lot of A C-Deck about the story will go here.Truex Jr. trying for third straight win at ChicagolandBy JAY COHENAssociated PressJOLIET, Ill. Once Kyle Larson got to the top of the track, it was all over. Larson used the high line Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway to pass Kevin Harvick and drive away to a dominant victory in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. You can look at any track where you can run inches off the wall and Ill be faster than anybody, he said. Once the lap times dropped off enough around the bottom I could move up there and go really fast. Riding as high as he could go on the bumpy 1.5-mile oval, Larson passed Harvick with about 60 laps remaining in the 300-mile race. Brandon Jones moved into the top spot when he stayed on the track while the leaders went in for a pit stop, but the caution he needed never materialized and Larson pulled away when Jones finally went into pit road on a really hot day all over the Midwest. Larson also won the pole, but the NASCAR Cup Series regular was sent to the back of the field JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO/Bay Area News Group/TNSNASCAR driver Martin Truex Jr. raises the Champions Goblet as he cele brates in the winners circle after victory in the Toyota/Save Mart 350 on June 24 at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, Calif. AUTO RACING AUTO RACINGWimbledon preview, 6B INSIDE: Scoreboard, 2BWorld Cup, 2BOutdoors, 3B Tennis, 4BLarson wins Xfinity race at ChicagolandHarvick cant catch up late, finishes second while Custer takes third.LARSON continued on 6BBy DOUG FERGUSONAssociated PressPOTOMAC, Md. The cheers were so loud for Tiger Woods that no one could hear the starter announce the name of Joel Dahmen when it was his turn to hit. And then it got even rowdier Saturday at the Quicken Loans National with each putt Woods made 12 feet for par, four in a row for birdie, a 25-foot birdie putt on the ninth hole to head to the back nine just two shots out of the lead. Abraham Ancer heard it all in the group ahead, and it carried him into a share of the 54-hole lead. Ancer had the lowest round of his PGA Tour career, an 8-under 62 on the TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm, and wound up atop the leaderboard with Francesco Molinari (65). The crowds were absolutely amazing. Every hole was packed, Ancer said. I just drew on that. I just heard all the roars. He was making a lot of putts on the front nine. The roars were crazy. I just wanted to be one step ahead of him. So it worked out. It worked out even better than that. Ancer, a 27-year-old Mexican, had never been among the top 10 going into the final round in his previous two starts. Now hes one round away from his first PGA Tour victory, which is a lot longer than it looks. Molinari, a two-time Ryder Cup play-Tigers stalls on back nine, settles for 68 to finish six shots behind. Ancer MolinariNATIONAL continued on 6B TRUEX JR. continued on 6B FHSAA continued on 6B B2
By TIM BOOTHAssociated PressSOCHI, Russia Edinson Cavani upstaged Cristiano Ronaldo, first with his head and then with his right foot, and sent Uruguay to the World Cup quarterfinals. Cavani scored twice and Ronaldo none Saturday to give Uruguay a 2-1 victory over Portugal. There was no goal from Ronaldo this time. Everywhere he went, the Portugal great was hounded by two or three Uruguayan defenders. It was Cavani who instead took the spotlight. He combined with Luis Suarez to compete a series of precision passes to give Uruguay the early advantage with a header in the seventh minute. And after Portugal equalized on Pepes header in the 55th minute, it was Cavani again finishing a perfect Uruguay counter in the 62nd with a shot from just inside the penalty area that caught Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio slightly out of position and curled inside the far post. The truth is, it was really exciting, Cavani said. There arent words to describe this. Cavani now has three goals at the World Cup, but limped off in the 70th minute with an apparent injury and had to be replaced. He was helped to the sideline with his arm around Ronaldos back. Uruguay, a two-time champion that reached the semifinals at the 2010 World Cup, will next face France on Friday in Nizhny Novgorod. Ronaldo had one clean shot the entire 90 minutes and it came in the opening moments of the match, directly into the arms of Uruguay goalkeeper Fernando Muslera. His shadows were Uruguay defenders Diego Godin and Jose Maria Gimenez, who know Ronaldo quite well from their clashes between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid in the Spanish league. Ronaldo was involved somewhat in Portugals goal, even if he didnt come close to getting a touch on the cross. Ronaldo ran in front of Pepe and drew the attention of both Gimenez and Godin. Pepe came in behind and Uruguay finally surrendered its first goal of the tournament in the 55th minute. Being level lasted only seven minutes. 2B SU NDAY, JULY 1, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER SCOREBOARD TV LISTINGSToday AUTO RACING 9:05 a.m. ESPN2 Formula One, Austrian Grand Prix, at Spielberg, Austria 9:30 a.m. FS1 IMSA, WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Sahlens Six Hours of The Glen, at Watkins Glen, N.Y. 2:30 p.m. NBCSN NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Overtons 400, at Joliet, Ill. GOLF 7:30 a.m. GOLF European PGA Tour, HNA Open de France, final round, at Paris 1 p.m. GOLF PGA Tour, Quicken Loans National, final round, at Potomac, Md. 3 p.m. CBS PGA Tour, Quicken Loans National, final round, at Potomac, Md. NBC LPGA Tour/PGA of America, KPMG Womens PGA Championship, final round, at Kildeer, Ill. 4 p.m. FS1 USGA, U.S. Senior Open, final round, at Colorado Springs, Colo. MLB BASEBALL 2 p.m. MLB Regional coverage, Atlanta at St. Louis OR Minnesota at Chicago Cubs 8 p.m. ESPN Boston at N.Y. Yankees SOCCER 10 a.m. FOX FIFA World Cup, Second round, Spain vs. Russia, at Moscow 2 p.m. FOX FIFA World Cup, Second round, Croatia vs. Denmark, at Nizhny Novgorod, Russia 4:30 p.m. FOX MLS, N.Y. Red Bulls at Toronto SPECIAL OLYMPICS 3:30 p.m. ABC 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, opening ceremony, at Seattle Monday, July 2 MLB BASEBALL 1 p.m. MLB Detroit at Toronto 7 p.m. ESPN Boston at Washington 10 p.m. MLB Pittsburgh at L.A. Dodgers OR St. Louis at Arizona (joined in progress) NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. NBA Summer League, Atlanta vs. Memphis, at Salt Lake City 9 p.m. NBA Summer League, Miami vs. Golden State, at Sacramento, Calif. 11 p.m. NBA Summer League, L.A. Lakers vs. Sacramento, at Sacramento, Calif. 3 a.m. (Tuesday) NBA Summer League, San Antonio vs. Utah, at Salt Lake City (same-day tape) SOCCER 10 a.m. FOX FIFA World Cup, Second round, Brazil vs. Mexico, at Samara, Russia 2 p.m. FOX FIFA World Cup, Second round, Belgium vs. Japan, at Rostov-on-Don, Russia SPECIAL OLYMPICS 6 p.m. ESPN2 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, at Seattle SPECIALS 8 p.m. ESPN2 2018 World Series of Poker, Main Event, at Las Vegas TENNIS 7 a.m. ESPN Wimbledon Championships, first round, at London AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W L P ct GB New Y ork 53 26 .671 Bost on 55 28 .663 Tampa Ba y 41 41 .500 13 Tor onto 39 43 .476 15 Baltimore 23 59 .280 31 Cen tral Division W L P ct GB Cleveland 44 37 .543 Minnesota 35 44 .443 8 Detr oit 36 48 .429 9 Chicago 28 53 .346 16 Kansas C ity 25 56 .309 19 West D ivision W L P ct GB Houston 55 30 .647 Sea ttle 52 31 .627 2 Oakland 46 38 .548 8 Los A ngeles 43 41 .512 11 Te xas 37 46 .446 17 Frida ys Games Chicago Cubs 10, Minnesota 6 L.A. Angels 7, Baltimore 1 N.Y. Yankees 8, Boston 1 Toronto 3, Detroit 2 Tampa Bay 3, Houston 2 Texas 11, Chicago White Sox 3 Oakland 3, Cleveland 1 Seattle 4, Kansas City 1 Washington 17, Philadelphia 7 Miami 8, N.Y. Mets 2 Milwaukee 8, Cincinnati 2 Atlanta 5, St. Louis 1 San Francisco 2, Arizona 1 Colorado 3, L.A. Dodgers 1 Pittsburgh 6, San Diego 3 Saturdays Games Toronto 4, Detroit 3 Chicago Cubs 14, Minnesota 9 L.A. Angels 6, Baltimore 2 Oakland 7, Cleveland 2 Tampa Bay 5, Houston 2 Miami 5, N.Y. Mets 2 Cincinnati 12, Milwaukee 3 Philadelphia 3, Washington 2 Colorado 3, L.A. Dodgers 1 Boston at N.Y. Yankees, 7:15 p.m. Atlanta at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Texas, 9:05 p.m. Kansas City at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at San Diego, 10:10 p.m. San Francisco at Arizona, 10:10 p.m.Ramos has 4 RBIs as Rays beat AstrosST. PETERSBURG (AP) Wilson Ramos drove in four runs in the first two innings against Justin Verlander, and the Tampa Bay Rays went on to a 5-2 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday. Matt Duffy finished with three hits, including two in the first two innings, to help the Rays win for the seventh time in eight tames to move to .500 for the first time since June 1. Ramos got the Rays on the scoreboard with a two-run double in the first, and made it 5-0 with a two-run single in the second. Alex Bregman got the Astros on the board with a two-run homer in the sixth off Vidal Nuno. It was Bregmans 16th home run and his fifth in six games. Verlander (9-4) gave up a season-high five runs in a season-low five innings, giv ing up nine hits while striking out eight. He came into the came with a major league-leading 1.82 ERA, but it was 4.34 in six June starts. Nuno (2-0) got the win after pitching 4 2/3 innings of relief, giving up two runs and four hits while striking out four. Sergio Romo pitched ninth for his sev enth save in 11 opportunities. Ryne Stanek pitched the first inning for Tampa Bay, giving up a single to Jose Altuve, Houstons only hit in the first four innings. NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division W L P ct GB Atlan ta 46 34 .575 Philadelphia 44 37 .543 2 Washingt on 42 39 .519 4 Miami 34 50 .405 14 New Y ork 32 48 .400 14 Cen tral Division W L P ct GB Milw aukee 48 34 .585 Chicago 46 35 .568 1 St Louis 42 38 .525 5 Pittsbur gh 39 42 .481 8 Cincinna ti 35 48 .422 13 West D ivision W L P ct GB Ar izona 47 35 .573 Los A ngeles 43 39 .524 4 San F rancisco 43 40 .518 4 Color ado 41 42 .494 6 San Diego 36 48 .429 12 To days Games L.A. Angels at Baltimore, 1:05 p.m. Detroit at Toronto, 1:07 p.m. Houston at Tampa Bay, 1:10 p.m. Milwaukee at Cincinnati, 1:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Miami, 1:10 p.m. Washington at Philadelphia, 1:35 p.m. Atlanta at St. Louis, 2:15 p.m. Minnesota at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Texas, 3:05 p.m. Cleveland at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. Kansas City at Seattle, 4:10 p.m. Colorado at L.A. Dodgers, 4:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at San Diego, 4:10 p.m. San Francisco at Arizona, 4:10 p.m. Boston at N.Y. Yankees, 8:05 p.m. Mondays Games Detroit at Toronto, 1:07 p.m. Atlanta at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Boston at Washington, 7:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at Miami, 7:10 p.m. Minnesota at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m. Cleveland at Kansas City, 8:15 p.m. San Francisco at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. St. Louis at Arizona, 9:40 p.m. Pittsburgh at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m.Marlins overtake Mets on in NL East standingsMIAMI (AP) Brian Anderson hit a two-run homer off Jacob deGrom and the Miami Marlins climbed out of last place in the NL East by rallying past the New York Mets 5-2 Saturday. For the second game in a row, a Marlins pitcher beat the Mets while mak ing his first major league start. Pablo Lopez (1-0) allowed two runs in six innings in his big league debut. DeGrom (5-4) took a 2-0 lead into the sixth, but Andersons fifth homer tied the game. J.T. Riddle beat out a dribbler up the first-base line for a two-out RBI hit that put Miami ahead to stay. J.T. Realmuto added a two-run double in the seventh after an error by shortstop Amed Rosario prolonged the inning. Kyle Barraclough earned his eighth save.FIFA WORLD CUPSECOND ROUND Saturday, June 30 France 4, Argentina 3 Uruguay 2, Portugal 1 Sunday, July 1 Spain vs. Russia, 10 a.m. Croatia vs. Denmark, 2 p.m. Monday, July 2 Brazil vs. Mexico, 10 a.m. Belgium vs. Japan, 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 3 Sweden vs. Switzerland, 10 a.m. Colombia vs. England, 2 p.m.MLB WORLD CUPMbappe, not Messi, stars as France beats ArgentinaBy PAN PYLASAssociated PressKAZAN, Russia What Lionel Messi has never done, 19-year-old Kylian Mbappe did twice. The quick-footed French teenager scored two goals in a five-minute span of the second half to help his team rally for a 4-3 victory over Argentina. Saturdays victory gave France a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals. Messi, who turned 31 during his fourth and possibly final World Cup, set up a pair of goals but again failed to score in a knockout match at the biggest event in soccer. Mbappe got his two in his first attempt. Of course, as Ive already and always said, in the World Cup you have all the top level players so it is an opportunity to show what you can do and what your abilities are, said Mbappe, who now has three goals in Russia. There is no better place than a World Cup. Mbappe was a constant threat to Argentinas creaking defense with his speed and skill and was at the heart of Frances often-breathtaking display, particularly in the middle of the second half. He became the second teenager to score multiple goals in a knockout match at the World Cup. Pele was the other, doing it twice at 17 at the 1958 tournament in Sweden. It is flattering to be the second one after Pele but lets put things in context. Pele is another category, Mbappe said. But its good to be among the players to score in knockout matches. With the score 2-2, Mbappe got his first goal with a cool finish from a tight angle in the 64th minute, his low shot going under Argentina goalkeeper Franco Armani. Four minutes later, he slotted past Armani again after he was put through on goal by a deft pass from Oliver Giroud. Mbappe also helped France to its first goal. Following a sustained period of early pressure, he won a penalty after a 40-meter burst of speed that ended with him being brought down by Marcos Rojo. Antoine Griezmann then scored from the spot in the 13th minute, sending Armani the wrong way. Our team is much younger, but we are there. We answered the call, France coach Didier Deschamps said. It was not easy because we were leading and then there was an equalizer. Then they led 2-1, but we kept fighting. There is an excellent mentality in this group and we did everything to go further. We couldnt miss it and we did win it. Mbappe was born a few months after France won the 1998 World Cup at home, its only title at the tournament. Deschamps was the captain of that team and Zinedine Zidane scored two goals in the final. People remember more the World Cup victory than the year I was born, Mbappe said. It is normal (because) it was the time we were World Cup winners, so that is obviously what they remember. France will next face Uruguay in the quarterfinals on Friday in Nizhny Novgorod. Blaise Matuidi will miss the match after receiving a second yellow card of the tournament. Argentina briefly took the lead in the 48th minute at Kazan Arena, but France defender Benjamin Pavard equalized nine minutes later with a superb strike from outside the area. It is too soon to analyze concrete mistakes we might have made, Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli said. I am sure there might have been mistakes. Argentina got its goals from Angel Di Maria, Gabriel Mercado and late substitute Sergio Aguero. Messi set up the latter two, first sending a shot on goal that Mercado deflected into the net in the 48th. With time winding down, Messi gave Argentina a bit of hope with a cross to the left that Aguero headed into goal in stoppage time. For Argentina, it was the first time the team has scored three goals in a competitive match and lost. For Messi, it means he still has never won a major international title with Argentina.WORLD CUPCavani scores twice, Uruguay ousts Ronaldo and Portugal
From staff reportsThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety internet-completion courses in eight counties during August (list below). Students who have taken the online course and wish to complete the classroom portion must bring the online-completion report with them. All firearms, ammunition and materials are provided free of charge. Students should bring a pen or pencil and paper. An adult must accompany children younger than 16 at all times. Anyone born on or after June 1, 1975, must pass an approved hunter safety course and have a hunting license to hunt alone (unsupervised). The FWC course satisfies hunter-safety training requirements for all other states and Canadian provinces. The dates and times are: Alachua County Aug. 4 (8 a.m. until complete), Gainesville Aug. 18 (8 a.m. until complete), Gainesville Baker County Aug. 25 (8 a.m. until noon) Macclenny and (1 p.m. until complete), Lake City Clay County Aug. 9 (6 to 9 p.m.), Orange Park Aug. 11 (8 a.m. until complete), Graham Aug. 23 (6 to 9 p.m.) Keystone Heights and Aug. 25 (8 a.m. until complete), Graham Columbia County Aug. 25 (8 a.m. until complete), Lake City Duval County Aug. 23 (6 to 9 p.m.) and Aug. 25 (8:30 a.m. until noon), Jacksonville Lafayette County Aug. 18 (8 a.m. until complete), Mayo Levy County Aug. 12 (2 p.m. until complete), Chiefland Aug. 26 (3 to 7 p.m.), Williston Madison County Aug. 18 (noon until complete), Madison The specific locations for these classes will be given to those who register in advance. Register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/ HunterSafety or by calling the FWCs Regional Office in Lake City at 386-758-0525. SU NDAY, JULY 1, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER 3B OUTDOORSFabulous freshwater fishingHunter safety internet-completion courses will be offered next monthCOURTESY PHOTOSTommy Rhoden of Baker County casts Beetle Spins for Largemouth Bass at Palestine Lake. Charlotte McIntyre of Sanderson displays two of the dozen or so Bluegills she caught with her husband Mike at Ocean Pond. By MONTY STEPHENSSpecial to the ReporterIts early summer and freshwater fishing in north Floridas lakes and rivers is getting really good. Target species are bass and brim. I spoke with several fishermen/fisherwomen who made great catches. For advice to fellow anglers, they all recommend getting an early start. When the sun gets overhead, the fishing slows down. Most anglers are headed back to the boat ramp by 10 a.m. or so. Two lakes in our area with great potential are Ocean Pond and Palestine Lake. Ocean Pond is a two-mile wide lake surrounded by the Osceola National Forest just off of Highway 90, east of Lake City. This lake is a haven for campers and recreational water sports. It is one of the best lakes in our area for waterskiing. But because of its large size, it is not hard to find some quiet areas for fishing. The fishing at Ocean Pond is surprisingly good all year round. Palestine Lake is 10 miles or so south of Ocean Pond on State Road 231. This lake is also large and is arguably one of the most beautiful lakes in our area. It has numerous large Cypress trees along its edge. This lake is purely a fishing lake and other than a lodge on its north side used by the Scouts, there are no other signs of civilization. Lots of Jacks (Chain Pickeral) are present and will ambush your lure before a bass gets it. Palestine Lake is not known for giving up large numbers of catches for bass, but the bass caught will be sizable. Fishing pressure at this lake is very low. Die-hard bass fishermen will certainly be throwing artificial lures. Plastic worms are the number one lure of choice because pthey can be rigged weedless. When the fish are biting, most anglers will agree that color is not important. But a rule of thumb is to use dark colored lures on bright days and light colored lures on cloudy days. Other artificial lure choices are topwater plugs, jigs and crankbaits. A type of jig called bass frogs are really effective at both of these lakes because they are relatively weedless and can fished like a top water lure. Use a weighted hook with a screw eye to hold the frog in place. This probably is the lure to use when making your first cast of the day in heavy grass. Natural baits are also a great choice. A cricket fished below a bobber is always a great choice for brim. Fish around the edges of the grass. If a brim is caught, gently drop the anchor and stay in that area. These fish tend to school up. Earthworms are another good choice for bass and brim. Shiners always work well and are another top choice for bass. But a shiner also attracts mudfish and is prone to get ambushed by a fish of another species before a bass can get it. Enjoy the 4th of July holiday this upcoming week. Enjoy the outdoors, stay safe and look out for your fellow anglers to make sure they are safe. North Florida is a great area for outdoors activities, so share your experience with your family. FWC
4B LAKE CITY REPOR TER SPORTS SUNDAY, JULY 1, 2018 IN BRIEFLAUREL, MISS.Miss. baseball league continuing, seeks money A south Mississippi semipro baseball league aimed at black players says it will continue playing as it seeks to raise money. The National Urban Professional Baseball League tells WDAM-TV that it has gained some fan and nancial support since warning it could fold earlier this month. Michael Mayden, who leads the league, says hes been working with the Laurel Downtown Business Association and will meet Monday with Mayor Johnny Magee to discuss more options. Maydens goal was to develop players who could win college scholarships and professional contracts, renewing the supply of black players to baseball. Mayden says the league plans an all-star weekend this weekend, and then will take a week o to reorganize, planning to play delayed games later.LAS VEGASKnights cap space allows moves for another run The Vegas Golden Knights are among the NHL teams with the most salary cap space going into free agency, giving the Western Conference champions some chips to put on the table in a bid to get back to the Stanley Cup Final. Vegas had nearly $30 million to spend going into the weekend, according to spotrac.com, trailing only the New York Islanders by about $2 million. The Golden Knights seem set up for major moves if general manager George McPhee wants to bolster the second-year team with free agents. Vegas didnt appear to have a shot at landing the top prize on the market John Tavares. But the Golden Knights may make a run at some other available veterans to help increase their chances of competing at a championship level again next season. Players such as James van Riemsdyk and Paul Stastny would t in up front with a team that stunningly exceeded expectations during the franchises inaugural season. EASTBOURNE, EnglandWozniacki earns her second Eastbourne title Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki won the Eastbourne International for the second time by beating Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus in straight sets for her 29th career WTA title on Saturday. Wozniacki, who was runner-up last year, triumphed 7-5, 7-6 (5) in just under two hours, sealing the match with a backhand down the line. Second-ranked Wozniacki was made to work by No. 45 Sabalenka, who served for both sets.KILDEER, ILL.So Yeon Ryu takes 3-stroke lead in KPMG Womens PGA So Yeon Ryu broke away on the closing holes Saturday at Kemper Lakes to take a three-stroke lead in the KPMG Womens PGA Championship. The 28-year-old South Ko rean star birdied the 14th and 15th holes to jump ahead of Canadian Brooke Henderson and nished with a birdie on 18. She shot a 5-under 67 on another scorching afternoon to get to 11-under 205 and move a step closer to her third major victory. Henderson was second. She bogeyed Nos. 14 and 16 in a 70. South Koreas Sung Hyun Park was 7 under after a 71, and American Angel Yin had a 68 to get to 6 under. Associated Press rfnt b bftrffrffb t f b f f bff b f bff f ff rfr n ftfnf ff f b bb f f b tbfffb f ff tb r f f b fb t f frb f b fb f b TheAssociatedPress r frrnrtb b br nrbb bf r ByHowardFendrich tf ff fbf t ftb fb fb rb bf t fb nff fbbf ff t fft n bb bnb rb b b t ftrfbtbnfb ff ff ffnfffr tbbtff f bbt fbfnb bf fftbttfbt rb t f ffftfn f f tfftffrt tb bbbtff ttt f n n tt rbn b bf fb fttrfn fff b tb ft bn n bftfn f tf bf tt f f b fbfttbfttftbf ffftt r f nr n b tb f r r r fb nrfr n bn rrr r bbrnb br rrf nnnn f r nr f b b f r r r rbr rrr n rrrrfrrrr b r rnbrfr rr n nr f b b f r r r r r r r r rnrr rf nn nr f b b f r f r ff r r rf rnrr r nn r r nr fn b b n r f r r r r r r brnr rrrf nn f f nr f b r r r f r r br r rnrrr rf nn nr f b b frrr r r r n r fbr rn r bbrnf rrr rf n nr f b b fr r r r n r r r rr rnrrrr rf f ffnb bf bbr bb b brb br b bb tbbr rfnt b bftrffrffb t f b f f bff b f bff f ff rfr n ftfnf ff f b bb f f b tbfffb f ff tb r f f b fb t f frb f b fb f b TheAssociatedPress r frrnrtb b br nrbb bf r ByHowardFendrich tf ff fbf t ftb fb fb rb bf t fb nff fbbf ff t fft n bb bnb rb b b t ftrfbtbnfb ff ff ffnfffr tbbtff f bbt fbfnb bf fftbttfbt rb t f ffftfn f f tfftffrt tb bbbtff ttt f n n tt rbn b bf fb fttrfn fff b tb ft bn n bftfn f tf bf tt f f b fbfttbfttftbf ffftt r f nr n b tb f r r r fb nrfr n bn rrr r bbrnb br rrf nnnn f r nr f b b f r r r rbr rrr n rrrrfrrrr b r rnbrfr rr n nr f b b f r r r r r r r r rnrrrf nn nr f b b f r f r ff r r rf rnrr r nn r r nr fn b b n r f r r r r r r brnr rrrf nn f f nr f b r r r f r r br r rnrrr rf nn nr f b b frrr r r r n r fbr rn r bbrnf rrr rf n nr f b b fr r r r n r r r rr rnrrrr rf f ffnb bf bbr bb b brb br b bb tbbr rfnt b bftrffrffb t f b f f bff b f bff f ff rfr n ftfnf ff f b bb f f b tbfffb f ff tb r f f b fb t f frb f b fb f b TheAssociatedPress r frrnrtb b br nrbb bf r ByHowardFendrich tf ff fbf t ftb fb fb rb bf t fb nff fbbf ff t fft n bb bnb rb b b t ftrfbtbnfb ff ff ffnfffr tbbtff f bbt fbfnb bf fftbttfbt rb t f ffftfn f f tfftffrt tb bbbtff ttt f n n tt rbn b bf fb fttrfn fff b tb ft bn n bftfn f tf bf tt f f b fbfttbfttftbf ffftt r f nr n b tb f r r r fb nrfr n bn rrr r bbrnb br rrf nnnn f r nr f b b f r r r rbr rrr n rrrrfrrrr b r rnbrfr rr n nr f b b f r r r r r r r r rnrrrf nn nr f b b f r f r ff r r rf rnrr r nn r r nr fn b b n r f r r r r r r brnr rrrf nn f f nr f b r r r f r r br r rnrrr rf nn nr f b b frrr r r r n r fbr rn r bbrnf rrr rf n nr f b b fr r r r n r r r rr rnrrrr rf f ffnb bf bbr bb b brb br b bb tbbr BEN CUTRIS/Associated Press Serena Williams holds her trophy after winning the womens singles final against Angelique Kerber at the 2016 Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London on July 9, 2016. Serena Williams was seeded No. 25 for her return to Wimbledon after having a baby, a decision by the All England Club announced Wednesday, that elevates the tournaments seven-time champion above her ranking of 183rd. rfnt b bftrffrffb t f b f f bff b f bff f ff rfr n ftfnf ff f b bb f f b tbfffb f ff tb r f f b fb t f frb f b fb f b TheAssociatedPress r frrnrtb b br nrbb bf r ByHowardFendrich tf ff fbf t ftb fb fb rb bf t fb nff fbbf ff t fft n bb bnb rb b b t ftrfbtbnfb ff ff ffnfffr tbbtff f bbt fbfnb bf fftbttfbt rb t f ffftfn f f tfftffrt tb bbbtff ttt f n n tt rbn b bf fb fttrfn fff b tb ft bn n bftfn f tf bf tt f f b fbfttbfttftbf ffftt r f nr n b tb f r r r fb nrfr n bn rrr r bbrnb br rrf nnnn f r nr f b b f r r r rbr rrr n rrrrfrrrr b r rnbrfr rr n nr f b b f r r r r r r r r rnrrrf nn nr f b b f r f r ff r r rf rnrr r nn r r nr fn b b n r f r r r r r r brnr rrrf nn f f nr f b r r r f r r br r rnrrr rf nn nr f b b frrr r r r n r fbr rn r bbrnf rrr rf n nr f b b fr r r r n r r r rr rnrrrr rf f ffnb bf bbr bb b brb br b bb tbbr By HOWARD FENDRICHAssociated PressLONDON Serena Williams avoided any early matchups against opponents with success to speak of at Wimbledon in a draw on Friday that could put her against No. 5 seed Elina Svitolina in the third round. Williams is returning to the grass-court tournament for the first time since 2016 after missing it last year while pregnant. She gave birth to a daughter in September. She is ranked outside the top 150, but the All England Club decided to seed her 25th based on past success, which includes collecting seven of her 23 Grand Slam singles trophies at Wimbledon. Williams first-round opponent when play begins on Monday will be 107th-ranked Arantxa Rus of the Netherlands, who has one career tour title. Williams is competing for the first time since she pulled out of the French Open ahead of a fourthround showdown against five-time major champion Maria Sharapova in early June, citing an injured chest muscle. That was Williams return to Grand Slam action after a 16-month absence. Rus has only once been as far as Wimbledons third round, back in 2012. That was the last time she won a match at the All England Club. She was beaten in the first round of qualifying a year ago, as were both of the women Williams could meet in the second round, 136th-ranked qualifier Viktoriya Tomova of Bulgaria and 167th-ranked wild-card recipient Tereza Smitkova of the Czech Republic. Svitolina has only once been as far as the fourth round. Williams possible fourthround opponent, 2017 U.S. Open runner-up Madison Keys, made one quarterfinal appearance, while the 36-year-old Americans potential quarterfinal foe, reigning Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki, has never been beyond the fourth round. Williams could face her older sister, five-time champion and 2017 runner-up Venus, in the semifinals. The ninth-seeded Venus Williams opens against 62nd-ranked Johanna Larsson of Sweden, who is 0-7 at Wimbledon. The Williams sisters are not in the doubles draw. They have won 14 Grand Slam titles as a pair, including six at Wimbledon. In the top half of the womens singles bracket, the quarterfinals could be French Open champion Simona Halep vs. two-time Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova, and defending champ Garbine Muguruza vs. No. 6 Caroline Garcia. In the bottom half, No. 2 Wozniacki was drawn to face Svitolina, while 2017 U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens could play No. 7 Karolina Pliskova. The potential mens quarterfinals in the top half are eighttime champion Roger Federer vs. 2017 U.S. Open runner-up Kevin Anderson, and 2014 U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic vs. No. 6 seed Grigor Dimitrov. In the bottom half of the bracket, it could be two-time Wimbledon winner Rafael Nadal vs. 2009 U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro, and No. 4 Alexander Zverev vs. No. 7 Dominic Thiem. Two-time champion Andy Murray will face 48th-ranked Benoit Paire in the first round. Its a rematch of Murrays fourthround victory over the Frenchman at the All England Club in 2017. That was Murrays last win before he sat out nearly a year because of an injured hip that was surgically repaired in January. He returned to action last week and so is ranked only 156th and unseeded at Wimbledon, which he won in 2013 and 2016. Murray could face 26th-seeded Denis Shapovalov of Canada in the second round. The top-seeded Federers opening opponent on Monday will be 57th-ranked Dusan Lajovic of Serbia. Their only previous meeting anywhere came in Wimbledons second round last year, when Federer won in straight sets en route to the title. No. 2 seed Nadal, whose 17 Grand Slam titles trail only Federers 20 among men, faces 129th-ranked Dudi Sela of Israel on Tuesday. Nadal has won both of their previous matchups. Mens first-rounders to keep an eye on include Dimitrov against three-time major champion Stan Wawrinka, who is still working his way back into form after knee surgery; 12-time major champ Novak Djokovic against Australian Open quarterfinalist Tennys Sandgren of the U.S.; and No. 23 Richard Gasquet against Gael Monfils in a matchup of Frenchmen. Two women who lost a Wimbledon final against Serena Williams will meet in the first round when former No. 1 and two-time major champion Angelique Kerber plays qualifier Vera Zvonareva. Kerber was the runner-up in 2016, Zvonereva in 2010. Sharapova, the 2004 Wimbledon champion who is seeded 24th, could face 2017 French Open champion and 12th-seeded Jelena Ostapenko in the third round, and Kvitova in the fourth. rfnt b bftrffrffb t f b f f bff b f bff f ff rfr n ftfnf ff f b bb f f b tbfffb f ff tb r f f b fb t f frb f b fb f b TheAssociatedPress r frrnrtb b br nrbb bf r ByHowardFendrich tf ff fbf t ftb fb fb rb bf t fb nff fbbf ff t fft n bb bnb rb b b t ftrfbtbnfb ff ff ffnfffr tbbtff f bbt fbfnb bf fftbttfbt rb t f ffftfn f f tfftffrt tb bbbtff ttt f n n tt rbn b bf fb fttrfn fff b tb ft bn n bftfn f tf bf tt f f b fbfttbfttftbf ffftt r f nr n b tb f r r r fb nrfr n bn rrr r bbrnb br rrf nnnn f r nr f b b f r r r rbr rrr n rrrrfrrrr b r rnbrfr rr n nr f b b f r r r r r r r r rnrrrf nn nr f b b f r f r ff r r rf rnrr r nn r r nr fn b b n r f r r r r r r brnr rrrf nn f f nr f b r r r f r r br r rnrrr rf nn nr f b b frrr r r r n r fbr rn r bbrnf rrr rf n nr f b b fr r r r n r r r rr rnrrrr rf f ffnb bf bbr bb b brb br b bb tbbr STEVE PASTON/PA via APBritains Andy Murray returns to Britains Kyle Edmund during day four of the Eastbourne Tennis Tournament, Wednesday at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, England. Murray returns to Wimbledon after sitting out for nearly a year due to a hip injury that required surgery.
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Centurion of Florida is seeking RN's to work at Columbia Correctional Institution in Lake City, FL. We offer 12 hour shifts, rotating weekends, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, generous paid time off and advancement opportunities. New grads and experienced nurses are welcome to apply. Apply online a t www.mhmcareers.com or call Amy at 850-299-2436. Email resume to email@example.com. NOTICE OF BRANCH PURCHASE Notice is hereby given that Citizens First Bank, 1050 Lake Sumter Landing, The Villages, Florida 32162, has made application to the Federal Deposi t Insurance Corporation for its written consent to purchase th e branch banking office operated by First Federal Bank of Florida at 2505 Burnsed Boulevard, The Villages, Florida 32163. The main office of First Federal Bank of Florida is located a t 4705 W. US Highway 90, Lake City, Florida 32055. All other offices of Citizens First Bank will continue to be operated following the transaction. 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Citizens First Bank The Villages, Florida First Federal Bank of Florida Lake City, Florida 436539 June 19, 2018 July 1, 13, 2018 )-7(btnfr \002 btn \002 btn \002 btn \002 btnfr \002 btnfr \002 bnfn \002 btnf \000 bttnbfr fntb \002 bnfrb b \002 btffbr \002 btffbr \002 btnbf nb \002 btnfnr n \002 btftrb \002 bnfr r \002 btnf tfb \002 btnfnr rtnbft \002\005 \002\005 \002\005 PUBLIC NOTICE TOWN HALL MEETING County Commissioner District I Ron Williams invite all citizens to attend a town hall meeting to discuss the County's road infrastructure. The meeting will be held on July 10, 6pm at the Richardson Community Cente r located at 255 NE Coach Anders Ln. and July 12, 6pm a t Deep Creek Community Center located at 11934 N. US 441 Lake City, FL If you have a disability that will require special assistance or accommodations for your attendance at the town hall meeting, please call (386) 758-1005 (TDD no. 386-7582139) prior to the date of the meeting. 438717 June 28, 29, 2018 July 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 2018 VPK/Elementary Fulltime positions available in a positive Christian environment. Please fax resume to 386-755-3609 o r email firstname.lastname@example.org 3/2 mobile home. small pe t w/pet deposit $650/mo $800/dep 386-365-4609 1/2 to 5 acre lots; owner financing. some with w/s/pp Deas Bullard/BKL Properties 386-752-4339 www.landnfl.com 2/1.5 24'x54' DWMH on 2ac West LC, well, 2 septic, wash shed $62,200 386-623-4346 2 bedroom 2 bath with loft $ 875 including water and sewer. Call (386) 752-9626 Starting at $ 625/mo, tile floors, fresh paint. Great Area. Call ( 386 ) 752-9626 FOOD SERVICE WORKER, PART-TIME Part-time positions in the college's cafeteria. Various shifts Monday through Friday. 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VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education and Employment ADJUNCT INSTRUCTORS ARE NEEDED IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS: DEVELOPMENTAL MATHEMATICS EMS PROGRAMS FIRE FIGHTER MINIMUM STANDARDS TRAINING LAB INSTRUCTOR, PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT PROGRAM LAW ENFORCEMENT/ CORRECTIONS TRAINING NURSING CLINICAL SPEECH Position details and applications available online at: www.fgc.edu or visit Human Resources Florida Gateway College 149 S.E. College Place Lake City, FL 32025-2007 Phone (386) 754-4314 Fax (386) 754-4814 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org FGC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education and Employment HAECO Airframe Services Full-time positions available fo r Ground Support Equipmen t Mechanics Facilities Mainte nance Mechanics and Electri cian Valid driver's license, high school diploma or equivalen t and experience in GSE or general maintenance required. Apply online at www.haeco.aero Well drilling assistant wanted. Valid DL, CDL preferred, must pass drug and bkgd check. Must have flexible schedule. Competitive pay, benefits include IRA & health ins. Appl y 904 NW Main Blvd, Lake City. Lg Capacity Frigidaire Washer & Dryer, side-by-side fridge, rider mower, freezer. 292-3927 2BR/1BA MH in park off Racetrack Rd. $525/mo $100/dep 3 863 0 3 -1192 4/2 newly renovated, convenient to schools & downtown, no pets, 1st + last + $500 sec $1000/mo, 755-3456 Subsidize your income. The Lake City Reporter has immediate openings for carries in the following area: Ellisville, Providence and Columbia City. Apply in person at Lake City Reporter, 180 E Duval St, Lake City, FL. 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 b e 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. Man y 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 knowingl y accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation o f the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspape r 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. 4.5 acres on Lake Jeffrey Rd, gorgeous oaks, great area, site built homes only. Owner Financing! NO DOWN! $49,900. $513/mo 352-215-1018. www.LandOwnerFinancing.com 6500sf warehouse, 1000sf AC office/retail, 2 lg roll-up doors, 20608 CR 49, O'Brien 352-2151018 Owner financing $159,900 $5k down $1360/mo www.Landownerfinancing.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2018-101-CP PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF CLAUDE ULYSSE STEMARIE, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of CLAUDE ULYSSE STEMARIE, deceased, whose date of death was September 27, 2016, is pending in the Circui t Court for Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, Case No. 18-101-CP; the address o f which is 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055. The names and addresses o f the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the deceden t and other persons having claims or demands agains t decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file thei r claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN FLORIDA STATUTES SECTION 733.702 WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication o f this notice is June 24, 2018. Personal Representative: /s/ Nicole Ste-Marie 199 SW Leisure Drive Lake City, FL 32055 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Guy W. Norris Attorney Florida Bar Number: 844500 253 NW Main Blvd Lake City, FL 32055 Telephone: (386) 752-7240 Fax: (386) 752-1577 E-Mail: email@example.com Secondary E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 437515 June 24, 2018 July 1, 2018 Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) currently has an opening for "Apprentice Dispatcher". This is a rotating shift position which requires strong technical and map reading skills. This position provides opportunity to train for highe r levels of dispatch responsibilities. Resumes can be emailed to email@example.com o r applications can be printed from www.svec-coop.com and emailed or turned in to the SVEC office. Deadline to apply July 13, 2018. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 17000182CAAXMX U.S. BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF MANUFACTURED HOUSING CONTRACT SENIOR/SUBORDINATE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATE TRUST 1995-8, Plaintiff, vs. JEANNIE M. NICHOLS A/K/A JEANNIE MARIE NICHOLS A/K/A JEANNIE MARIE GODDEN A/K/A JEANNIE NICHOLS AND JEFF R. NICHOLS A/K/A JEFFREY RALPH NICHOLS A/K/A JEFFREY NICHOLS, et al. Defendant(s). AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE (To include section A of Mobile Home) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final judgment o f Foreclosure dated June 12, 2018, and entered in 17000182CAAXMX of the Circuit Court of the THIRD Judicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF MANUFACTURED HOUSING CONTRACT SENIOR/SUBORDINATE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATE TRUST 1995-8 is the Plaintiff and JEANNIE M. NICHOLS A/K/A JEANNIE MARIE NICHOLS A/K/A JEANNIE MARIE GODDEN A/K/A JEANNIE NICHOLS; JEFF R. NICHOLS A/K/A JEFFREY RALPH NICHOLS A/K/A JEFFREY NICHOLS; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE O F JEANNIE M. NICHOLS A/K/A JEANNIE MARIE NICHOLS A/K/A JEANNIE MARIE GODDEN A/K/A JEANNIE NICHOLS; are the Defendan t (s). P. Dewitt Cason as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 173 NE Hernando Ave., Lake City, FL 32056, at 11:00 AM, on August 01, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: A PART OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 5 SOUTH RANGE 17 EAST, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE A T THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 31 AND RUN S 89 DEG. 36' 01" W ALONG THE NORTH LINE THEREOF 998.28 FEET FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE S 00 DEG. 06' 20" W 1322.75 FEET TO THE SOUTH LINE OF THE SE 1/4 OF NW 1/4; THENCE S 89 DEG. 35' 27" W ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE 329.65 FEET; THENCE N 00 DEG. 06' 20" E, 1322.80 FEET TO THE NW CORNER OF SAID SE 1/4 OF NW 1/4; THENCE N 89 DEG. 36' 01" E ALONG SAID NORTH LINE 329.65 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA. SUBJECT TO EXISTING MAINTAINED ROAD RIGHT OF WAY ALONG SOUTH LINE THEREOF, EASEMENTS AND RESTRICTIONS OF RECORD, ALSO KNOWN AS YOUNG ACRES, PARCEL #1, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION IN SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 5 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 1994 66 X 28 GC09 GRANT MOBILE HOME WITH VIN #GC1094AFLA AND GC1094BFLA Property Address: 569 SW REGIMENT PL, LAKE CITY, FL 32024 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the propert y 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 an y 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 a t 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 21st da y of June, y 2018. P. Dewitt Cason As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ S. Weeks As Deputy Clerk 436988 July 1, 8, 2018 Mechanic needed with heavy truck experience preferred. Excellent pay package. Southern Specialized Truck and Trailer. 386-752-9754 SUWANNEE RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the following application for permit was received on June 22, 2018: Nick Patel of Lake City Hotels, Inc., has submitted an Environmental Resource Permit (ERP) application number ERP-023211747-3. The project is located in Columbia County, Section: 35, Township: 3 South, Range: 16 East, and includes 0.76 acres. The ERP application is for the construction of a new office building and associated infrastructure, as well as an additional stormwater management system to accommodate additional runoff. The proposed project will increase th e total impervious area by 0.37 acres. Interested persons may comment upon the application o r submit a written request for a staff report containing proposed agency action regarding the application by writing to the Suwannee River Water Management District, Attn: Resource Management, 922 5 C.R. 49, Live Oak, Florida 32060. Such comments or requests must be received b y 5:00 PM within 14 days from the date of publication. No further public notice will b e provided regarding this application. A copy of the staff report must be requested in order t o remain advised of further proceedings. Substantially affected persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing, pursuant to Title 28, Florida Administrative Code, regarding the proposed agency action b y submitting a written request after reviewing the staff report. 439819 July 1, 2018 Delivery-Warehouse position available. Mon-Fri heavy lifting required. Apply at Furniture Showplace next to Harbor Freight Estate Auction: Wed July 4th @11am High Springs, FL Hw y 27N auctionzip.com #20822 Antique/modern furn, slot machine, rugs, coins, jewelry, art, depression, Lenox, Waterford. 10% B.P. C. Red Williams AU437/AB3447 352-258-0604 Windsong ApartmentsWe offer 1, 2, & 3 BR's Apply On-Line!windsong-apartmentliving.com386-758-8455
6B LAKE CITY REPOR TER SPORTS SUNDAY, JULY 1, 2018 North Florida. I probably talked to 15 or 20 coaches about it (Thursday), Columbia baseball coach Brian Thomas said. First thing, I think this issue is going to be dead in the water because there are going to be too many vocal coaches, especially the older guys that still have a lot of time left in the game and are very well thought of, that if this change comes about theyre going to walk away and I dont think the FHSAA wants that based on what theyre saying were going to do. Theres plenty of concern from coaches and schools over the rating system as well. If the FHSAA rolls with MaxPreps for its rankings, theyll be using a company based in California that rarely, if ever, sees any of the teams. That means rankings would be solely based on stats and results that coaches input on the site for their teams. Thats raised several questions for coaches. I think what the issue becomes for a lot of guys is, youre leaving it to a company in California who you send your stats to rank your team in Florida, Thomas said. How is that a viable thing? You havent seen us play so whom are you gathering your information from? Are you going to have a board of coaches in the state of Florida thats going to aid you in this? Or are you just going to do this randomly through the computer like they used to with NCAA football where the human factor is completely taken out of it? The FHSAA wants to level the playing field across its sports, which saw many lopsided scores in its championship games this past year. Just in boys basketball, six of the nine state championship games were won by double digits this year, including three by 25 points or more. By lowering the numbers of classifications from nine to seven and pairing schools together via talent level, the FHSAA believes it would accomplish its goal, especially in an era where kids transfer yearly and have multiple options for school. Â I dont know if I exactly like it, Columbia boys basketball coach/ athletic director Steve Faulkner said. I think that I agree with their assessment that something needs to be done. Ive been coaching basketball in the state for almost 18 years now and been to Lakeland (for the state tournament) pretty much every year. Its gotten bad down there as far as turnout down there, the interest level is down and I think that its become too watered down because we have too many classifications so I think something needs to be done. Â Im not sure if this, in my opin ion, is the answer because I think youre relying on something like MaxPreps, which I dont know if thats the thing we want to rely on because I know based on this moment right now theres still some coaches in the state that dont put their stuff into MaxPreps like theyre supposed to. The FHSAA could still go with a different ratings system if the proposal passes. The organization recently said it might look into different rankings setup or create its own like it did with football. Football currently uses a points system that factors in wins, losses and strength of schedule. The other sports would do the same if the measure passes. The past school year saw football use its system for the first time, with Class 5A-8A still holding districts while Class 1A-4A were regions only. That, in the eyes of those in Columbia County, would be a better route to take. I really thought they were going to push that style instead of the one theyre pushing for now with divisions, Fort White athletic director John Wilson said. But they are now going to another step that I did not perceive to see before. It is mind-boggling to a point that your boys basketball team could be in one division and your girls could be in another division and they would play completely different people. My conjecture is, were so used to how big a school you are you end up playing the same type people year in and year out so you know what youre dealing with. Wilson, Faulkner and Thomas were also all in agreement that they would like to see the state separate public schools from private schools, though that idea appears off the table for now. The three also echoed the importance of keeping districts to place some importance on the regular season instead of throwing everybody into the postseason, as would be the case in Divisions I and II. The proposal is set to go to the FHSAAs board of directors for discussion in September with a vote scheduled for October. Faulkner hopes the FHSAA ultimately goes a different route, one where the regular season would still matter. I dont understand why they just dont go to kind of what football is doing. Something like that to me works, Faulkner said. You still have a district and you still play for a district title because to me a district championship means something. There are only a handful of state champions each year. But if a kid plays here for four years and wins a district championship, thats an important thing. Â This school as a whole has four district titles in boys basketball since 1967 so thats a special thing for some schools. I know some get blessed and win it every year or every other year but thats not everybody. I think it kind of diminishes it. Imagine if the NCAA Tournament had no conference champions and thats essentially what it is. It doesnt make sense why you would eliminate that. Why wouldnt you do something to still incorporate that? Im just not sure this is the solution. There have already been a few changes passed for athletics in the state of Florida for next year. For football in Classes 1A-4A, playoff teams per region were increased from four to six teams, with the top two seeds receiving a first-round bye. In baseball, the one-game-perweek playoff format for regionals was eliminated after receiving criticism from coaches over the past two seasons. That was allowing teams to ride their ace pitcher all the way to the state tournament, where teams then played back-toback days and were forced to start a kid that hadnt thrown in a month. The new schedule will have Class 1A-4A play regional semifinals on a Tuesday and then the regional finals on a Friday. Class 5A-9A will play regional quarterfinals, semifinals and finals on a WednesdaySaturday-Tuesday schedule. er with a World Golf Championship among his credentials, overcame a few putts he missed from short range to close with two birdies to join Ancer at 13-under 197. Ryan Armour (68) and Zac Blair (66) were two shots behind. Woods lost all momentum on the back nine by missing two birdie chances inside 10 feet, taking a bogey on a short par 4 and then driving just through the green on the reachable 14th to 18 feet, chipping strong to 8 feet and missing another birdie chance. He had to settle for a 68 and was six shots behind, making this the seventh straight tournament he has been at least five shots behind going into the final round. It sure didnt sound that way, and for most of the round, it didnt look that way. It was frustrating because I played better than what my score indicates, Woods said I thought that 10 under would have been a good score for me to end up at for the day, and I could have easily gotten that today on the back nine. The nine players ahead of him have combined for just five (official) PGA Tour victories. That includes Molinari, a five-time winner in Europe who is No. 17 in the world. He won the HSBC Champions in Shanghai in 2010, before the PGA Tour recognized it as an official victory. The Italian is playing at the National and plans to be at the John Deere Classic in two weeks, even though the European Tour is in the meat of its summer schedule with national opens in France, Ireland and Scotland leading up to the British Open. Molinaro is currently among qualifiers for the Ryder Cup team, but his FedEx Cup standing is at No. 123. Hes making the most of his first trip to the TPC Potomac. Even though he missed a few short putts on the front nine, he closed with a 30-foot birdie putt on the par-3 17th and hit wedge into 5 feet for birdie at the 18th. Its where I want to be, Molinari said, referring more to his position on the leaderboard than in heat approaching 100 degrees. I would have been happy with even 11 or 12 under. The main thing today was to stay close to the leader, so Ive done a very good job of that. Tomorrow I just need to go out and do my best, hit as many good shots as possible and see if that would be enough. Ancer was tied for the lead after the opening round at the Memorial, which is the only other time he has been atop the leaderboard after any round on the PGA Tour. Conditions have been changing since the opening round with so much sun, no rain and fairways that are getting faster. That was more bothersome to Ancer than the heat. I grew up in Mexico, in the north part of Mexico where its very hot, he said. Didnt bother me. I would rather play in this than cold weather. The course certainly has everyones attention. Woods found that out the hard way with three shots from the rough that sailed some 30 yards over the green, leading to bogeys. You have to hit it good. Theres no way around it, Ancer said. Armour shared the 36-hole lead with Beau Hossler and Brian Gay, who both failed to break par. Hossler shot a 71 and was five shots behind, while Gay had a 72. Rickie Fowler, the only player from the top 10 in the world at the TPC Potomac, had a 69 and was eight shots behind. NATIONAL Continued From 1B because of an unapproved tire change after qualifying. It was his second win in three starts on the Xfinity Series this season, joining his victory at Las Vegas in March. Harvick finished second, and Cole Custer was third after also starting at the back of the field due to a tire issue. It was the fifth consecutive top-five finish for Custer, who moved into the lead in the series standings by three points over Daniel Hemric. We probably were the best car out there. I think Kyle Larsons probably just the best driver at Chicago, Custer said. It was a little bit hard to catch him once he started running the top. Daniel Suarez and Hemric rounded out the top five. Elliott Sadler was sixth and dropped into third in the series after beginning the weekend on top of the standings. The temperature was in the 90s for most of the day, and it soared well into triple-digits inside the cars. Ice bags were almost as popular as new tires at each pit stop. Harvick asked his crew for a smaller, sandwich-sized bag when he was unable to fit a large bag in his suit, and he splashed cold water on his face at one point. Water and ice and a towel down here at the start/finish line, Larson requested after his 10th career Xfinity victory Chase Elliott pulled himself halfway out of his car and sat in the window with his head resting on the roof for a short while. He then walked to an ambulance and went to the infield care center for fluids. It was a rough one, for sure, he said. One of the hotter days I can remember. The 25-year-old Larson felt his No. 42 ENEOS Chevrolet was in bad shape after practice on Friday, and he praised his team for its extensive work. He moved in front for the first time about 70 laps into the 200lap race. Crew chief Mike Shiplett said they used one of the practice sessions for testing and it didnt work out how they planned. We basically just put the car back to our normal package that we run on mile-and-a-halfs, on these low-grip tracks that he runs up against the wall, he said. That worked out quite well for Larson and company. Tyler Reddick started in front after Larsons tire problem, and then won the first stage. But he had a slow pit stop and was penalized for speeding into pit road before he was knocked out of contention by a wreck. Justin Allgaier, an Illinois native who won the Chicagoland Xfinity Series race in September, finished seventh. He was trying for his second straight victory after winning at Iowa on June 17. issues here both years it seems like to be able to get the win. Thats kind of neat looking back on our two races here, what we had to overcome to win. This year is going to be different, I think. Truex had to deal with a completely unraveled tire on his way to the Chicagoland victory in 2016. He had an early pit-road penalty last year, but he led for 75 laps and finished more than 7 seconds ahead of second-place Chase Elliott. Truex and the rest of the Cup Series face a different challenge on this visit to the bumpy 1.5mile oval. Chicagoland was being staged in September as NASCARs playoff opener, but it has a mid-summer date this season and the forecast calls for temperatures in the 90s. Grips been tough to find this weekend for a lot of guys, Truex said Saturday. New tires as well, so I mean theres a lot of new things going on. Its definitely going to be tougher, I would imagine that the grooves going to be probably on average a little bit higher than when we run here in the fall. I think more guys are going to get the top working. Its definitely going to be different, but how much its hard to say right now. Truex is coming off a win last weekend at Sonoma, outdueling Kevin Harvick on the road course for his third victory of the season in his Furniture Row Racing Toyota. He also won at Pocono on June 3, holding off a hardcharging Kyle Larson. Truex, Harvick and Kyle Busch have combined for 12 wins in the first 16 races on the Cup Series. The only other winners this season are Austin Dillon, Clint Bowyer and Joey Logano. With his three victories, Truex could use the rest of the summer to experiment with his car ahead of the playoffs. But Truex called that strategy a little bit overblown. The experimentation thing I think is something that is more old school, he said. This day and age you want to have confidence in the things youre doing and continue to do them. So thats kind of the approach well take. Here are a few more things to watch in the Cup Series return to Chicagoland: JIMMIES SEASON: Johnson is still looking for his first win this season, and Chicagoland is one of three tracks on the Cup Series schedule where he is without a victory. He finished second in 2004, 2008 and 2012. But the track also is the site of his only win in 83 starts on the XFinity Series. He has 83 Cup wins, one away from matching Hall of Famers Bobby Allison and Darrell Waltrip. REMEMBERING JASON: A couple drivers were planning to pay tribute to Jason Johnson, a sprint car driver who died last weekend at age 41 following a crash at Beaver Dam Raceway in Wisconsin. Larson said he will have a Forever 41 sticker in place of where his name would be on his car. KEEPING THE FAITH: Daniel Suarez finished 15th last weekend at Sonoma. He is 19th in the season standings and needs to get going to make the playoffs, but he remains confident. Were going to make it. I will tell you that, he said. TRUEX JR. Continued From 1B FILEColumbia boys basketball coach and athletic director Steve Faulkner (right) is one of several coaches who believes the FHSAA should separate publci schools from private schools. FHSAA Continued From 1B LARSON Continued From 1B
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2C LAKE CIT Y REPOR TER BUSINESS WEEK OF SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2018When your hobby turns a profitDear Dave, Im retired, and in the past few years Ive taken up painting. This hobby has begun bringing in more money than I expected. I was wondering at what point I should start thinking about separating my art money from my personal finances, and look at officially starting a little business. Pat Dear Pat, Id do it now. A hobby that makes money is called a business. Hearing this is scary to some people, but starting a small business doesnt have to be complicated. You can go to your bank, and using your Social Security number, open a sole proprietor checking account. Title the account with your full name, then DBA doing business as and the name of your business. All your art income goes into that account, and any expenses paid where your painting is concerned comes out of that account. After the income goes in, and the expenses come out, whats left is profit. Thats what youll end up paying taxes on. Also, youll be required to do quarterly estimates and send them to the IRS if you make more than $640 in a quarter. Always remember to always hold back 25 percent for taxes, too, in a separate savings account just for this purpose. This is really cool, Pat. I think youre on the verge of being very successful! Dave Dear Dave, Ive been following your teachings for a while, and Ive noticed you advise people to get things in writing when dealing with creditors. Usually, it seems like youre talking about credit cards and things like that when this is mentioned. I finally made my last student loan payment the other day. Do you think it would be a good idea to request a formal statement saying my student loan debt has been completely paid off? Andrea Dear Andrea, Following up on paid-off debts is always a good idea. It wouldnt hurt to write, and request formal, written confirmation that everything is paid in full. You can do this through email, so youll have a record of contact, or you can send a certified letter return receipt request ed through the postal system. That way, youll have a record they received the letter and signed for it. It sounds like you spent a lot of time paying off your student loans. After an experience like that, you dont want to have to deal with greedy or dishonest collectors hounding you years down the road, and no way to prove youre free and clear. Congratulations on finally kicking your student loan debt to the curb, Andrea! It feels awesome, doesnt it? Dave Dave Ramsey is Americas trusted voice on money and business, and CEO of Ramsey Solutions. He has authored best-selling books and hosts The Dave Ramsey Show. Dave RamseyCEO of Ramsey SolutionsDAVE SAYSCOURTESYFrom left to right; City of Waldo Mayor Louie Davis, Chair of the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council; Mayor Garth Nobles, Jr., City of Live Oak; and Scott Koons, Executive Director of the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council.NCFRPC: Nobles Jr. recognized for 25 years of council serviceFrom staff reportsLive Oak Mayor Garth Nobles, Jr. was recently awarded a Certificate of Service recognizing 25 years of service at the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council meeting in Lake City by the Council. In August 1992, Nobles began his 25 years of service on the Council as a local elected official representing the City of Live Oak. The Council, whose members are local elected officials and gubernatorial appointees, administers a variety of state and federal programs for north central Florida including Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor and Union Counties. Programs include development of the Strategic Regional Policy Plan, technical assistance to local governments in development of comprehensive plans, land development regulations and grant management, and administration of hazardous materials, homeland security and economic development programs. In addition, the Council staffs the Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization for the Gainesville Urbanized Area, the North Central Florida Local Emergency Planning Committee, the North Central Florida Regional Hazardous Materials Response Team and The Original Florida Tourism Task Force. Nobles has been very active in the organization. He previously served two terms as Chair, Vice-Chair, and Secretary-Treasurer of the Council and Chair of the Finance Committee, Nominating Committee and Program Committee. He has also served as a Council representative to the Florida Regional Councils Association. The councils offices are located in Gainesville. More information about the Council can be found at ncfrpc.org. COURTESYFrom left to right: City of Waldo Mayor Louie Davis, Chair of the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council; Jerry Parrish, Chief Economist and Director of Research for the Florida Chamber Foundation; Glenn Hunter, Columbia County Economic Development Director; and Scott Koons, Executive Director of the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council. Parrish guest speaker at NCRPC meetingFrom staff reports City of Waldo Mayor Louie Davis, Chair of the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council welcomed Dr. Jerry Parrish, Chief Economist and Director of Research from the Florida Chamber Foundation to the June 21, 2018 meeting of the Council held in Lake City. Also in attendance was Glenn Hunter, Columbia County Economic Development Director. Dr. Parrishs remarks provided Council members an overview of the Florida and north central Florida economies as well as the Cornorstone 2030 strategic economic development planning initiative of the Florida Chamber Foundation to secure Floridas future economy. The Council, whose members are local elected officials and gubernatorial appointees, administers a variety of state and federal programs for north central Florida including Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor and Union Counties. Programs include development of the Strategic Regional Policy Plan, technical assistance to local governments in development of comprehensive plans, land development regulations and grant management, and administration of hazardous materials, homeland security and economic development programs. In addi tion, the Council staffs the Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization for the Gainesville Urbanized Area, the North Central Florida Local Emergency Planning Committee, the North Central Florida Regional Hazardous Materials Response Team and The Original Florida Tourism Task Force. The councils offices are located in Gainesville. More information about the Council can be found at ncfrpc.org. The BEST partner to your morning coffee. very 386-752-1293 Call to subscribe today! 386-362-2333Mon.-Fri. 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Closed SundayWe deliver to Lake City every week! Summer beauty was never so easy! LIMELIGHT HYDRANGEA C2
WEEK OF SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2018 BUSINESS LAKE CITY REPORTER 3CFirst Federal announces Gainesville officeFrom staff reportsFirst Federal Bank, headquartered in Lake City and with full-service banking offices in Floridas Panhandle, North Central Florida, and coastal South Carolina, today announced the opening of its first full-service banking office in Gainesville. The new Gainesville office, which officially opened on June 11, is located at 4200 SW 34th Street #A, Gainesville. The new banking office features a full array of retail and commercial banking and residential mortgage lending services, staffed by bankers with years of experience in Alachua County. First Federal has had a mortgage lending office in Gainesville since 2015 and is very pleased to be expanding our services in this economically vibrant community, said John A. Medina, Sr., chief banking officer of First Federal. We look forward to serving the complete banking and mortgage lending needs of Gainesville with a staff of highly experienced bankers, many of whom have deep experience and strong community ties in Alachua County. The Community Banking team in the Gainesville office is led by Jason Cason, market president and commercial lending officer. Lara Waters is the financial center manager, and Curtis McCallister is a universal banker. The Residential Mortgage team includes Tom Word, regional sales manager, and mortgage originators Yvette Weghorst, Mary Gardner, and John Manley. First Federal will celebrate the new Gainesville banking office with the community in September. Medina Name That Company rfn tbt ttnrtf t ntt n nrn rrffbtrt fttnn rnnr tttn tfft trtnntrtftnt tttrt fnnThink you know the answer? Well announce it in next weeks edition. fee S&P 500 index funds can have you in stocks quickly and easily. Contribute generously to IRAs and/ or 401(k)s. Spend less. 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Market Share, ExplainedQWhats market share? M.R., Venice, FloridaAIt refers to the percentage of a market that a product, service or company commands, and its a useful measure to track when researching companies or industries.Think about smartphones, for example. If many of your friends use iPhones, you might assume that Apple enjoys the highest market share in the category. But actually, as of the end of March, Samsung had that honor, with a 20.5 percent global share; followed by Apple, with 14.1 percent; and the Chinese company Huawei, with 10.4 percent. (That means that 20.5 percent of smartphones sold worldwide in the last quarter were Samsung devices.) Its also good to pay attention to trends and growth rates. Apple may be in second place, but it gained share from the end of 2017 to the end of March 2018, rising to that 14.1 percent from 13.7 percent. Samsungs share shrank from 20.8 percent to 20.5 percent. As another example, the U.S. market share leader in ice cream brands last year was private label brands, with 20 percent of the market, followed by Breyers, with 9.2 percent; Ben & Jerrys, with 8.7 percent; and Haagen-Dazs, with 8.4 percent.***QWhy cant I find stock listings in the newspaper on Mondays? C.C., SeattleAThe stock markets in America are closed on weekends, so there is no action to report on Mondays. Dont think you have to follow stocks daily moves, though. Its more important to keep up with how a company is performing than how its stock is moving. Great fortunes can be amassed by buying into companies youve researched well and believe in and then simply hanging on for the long term.Want more information about stocks? Send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.orgHow to Build a Better RetirementMost of us are looking forward to retirement, but yours may not be as good as you hoped if you dont plan for it and make some smart moves like these: Pay off debt. 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Sorry, we cant provide individual financial advice. Florida financial official plans oversight of cryptocurrencyBy MARCO SANTANAOrlando SentinelJimmy Patronis, the Florida state chief financial officer, said Tuesday that he will hire a state regulator who would focus on oversight of cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrencies operate independently of a central bank, using digital encryption to create units of currency that customers can purchase individually or in groups. The value of such currencies fluctuates, similar to how a companys stock can rise and fall minute by minute. In recent years, cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin have been extremely volatile. The person appointed to Patronis as-yet-untitled position would explore how laws that govern securities and insurance apply to cryptocurrencies and initial offerings. Those offerings occur when units of virtual currencies are made available to investors. We cannot allow the cryptocurrency industry to expand in Florida unfettered and unchecked with the potential for so many, including our large population of seniors, to be exploited, Patronis said in a statement. By taking an active, comprehensive and balanced approach, our state will provide an appropriate level of scrutiny for emerging digital asset technologies. Patronis could not be reached for comment. His statement did not when the position would be created or how it would be filled. Patronis was appointed chief financial officer by Gov. Rick Scott in June 2017 and is running for election in November. His opponent, former state Sen. Jeremy Ring, said Patronis plan is hollow and reeks of a campaign stunt. Ring, one of the first employees at Yahoo, says the federal government should govern cryptocurrency, not a state financial agency. If you understand the technical aspects of cryptocurrency, it needs to be something that the federal government wraps their arms around, Ring said. I dont think they understand the crypto world. Ring also said that any state effort to watch over cryptocurrency should be led by the attorney general rather than the CFO. The crash that is occurring now is a lot like the crash that happened to the early internet companies, he said. But, ultimately, what came out of it was good companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon. Bundt cake tantrum could cost Florida city manager his $204,000 jobBy SUSANNAH BRYANSun SentinelSometimes you just really want a Bundt cake. But one Florida official may have let his craving get the best of him. Sunrise City Manager Richard Salamon had a fit when a local baker refused to honor his coupon for a free cake. Now the $3.99 deal could cost him his $204,000-a-year job. The top boss at Sunrise City Hall got nasty when told his coupon for the free mini Bundt had expired, the co-owner of Nothing Bundt Cakes told commissioners Tuesday night. Dannie Augustin said Salamon came into the Sunrise bakery a few weeks ago and asked her employee to break the rules and honor the coupon. When she refused, Salamons wife blasted the bakery on Facebook. Salamon, who could not be reached for comment Thursday, stayed mum on the dais while commissioners debated the matter. At least one commissioner, Mark Douglas, is calling for Salamons resignation. Another, Larry Sofield, says the coupon kerfuffle might have cost Salamon the respect of his employees. Commissioners have set a special meeting for July 5 to discuss the city managers future. Salamon, who joined the city more than 25 years ago, took over as city manager in January 2015. I cant believe a $4 coupon has got us here today, Sofield said. This is a little bit of a black eye on us. This is not what we are about at all. Jessica J. Trevino/Detroit Free Press/TNSA dispute over a Bundt cake coupon could cost the Sunrise, Fla., city manager his job C3
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Keep that in mind as the Detroit Auto Dealers Association considers new dates and other changes for the show thats become one of Detroits signature events and biggest moneymaking businesses. The panic this year when Mercedes, BMW and Audi said they wouldnt introduce new vehicles at the 2019 show is the outward evidence of a question all the worlds leading auto shows are asking themselves: Do we still matter? The answer is that nobody knows, and we probably wont be sure for a few years. Till then, auto shows that have thrived for more than a century are holding their breath. This is an auto-show issue, not a Detroit issue, IHS Markit senior analyst Stephanie Brinley said. Automakers have more choices than ever before when they introduce a new vehicle. They can do it at a traditional auto show, at a private event, at new shows in China or on social media. Theres so much more competition for the existing shows. Theyre still figuring out what works. In the meantime, the Detroit show should focus on Asian automakers, the ones we know and love and the next generation of up-and-comers from China and India. It was Toyota and Nissan that turned the Detroit show into a global news event and a regional economic powerhouse a generation ago. Not Mercedes, not BMW. Equally important, not GM, Ford or Chrysler. A few of Detroit-area auto dealers persuaded the Japanese giants to stage the 1989 global launch of their Lexus and Infiniti luxury brands in Detroit, of all places. It was a display of pure chutzpah to unveil those brands in the Big Threes backyard, and it succeeded brilliantly. Lexus and Infiniti got unprecedented news coverage, the brands got off to a flying start and the global auto industry changed forever as the Japanese auto industry shed its reputation for cheap and cheerful cars. GM, Ford and Chrysler were asterisks in the coverage from their hometown show. Back then, the Detroit brands didnt hold news events at the Detroit show. They owned this town, so they took their A game to the Chicago auto show, where top executives unveiled new vehicles at fancy press conferences. After 1989 the year the Detroit auto show changed its name to the North American International Auto Show Ford, Chevy, Cadillac, Chrysler and Dodge threw all their resources into winning at home. Japanese and Korean brands followed suit. They remain a major driver of the show today, unveiling many of their most important vehicles here. The first big-deal car from a German automaker in Detroit didnt happen until 1993, when Porsche unveiled the Boxster concept. A year later, Volkswagen followed with the Concept A, which heralded the return of the near-mythical Beetle. German brands were late to the party. Now theyre the first to leave. That doesnt mean the partys over. Next Januarys Detroit auto show should still host new vehicles and news from Japanese, Korean and Chinese companies, plus the Detroit Three. The Detroit Auto Dealers Association will announce its plans for the 2020 auto show in mid-July. Id bet something I could afford to lose it will move to October, when automakers can show off new vehicles and technologies in Michigans beautiful fall weather. DADA wants the show to remain a leading stage for automakers and tech companies to show off vehicles and innovations. To do that, they should remember what worked last time they reinvented the show: look to Asia. The rebooted Detroit auto show should go allout to host the unveilings of established favorites such as the Toyota Camry, Lexus LS, Honda Odyssey, hot newcomers like the Kia Stinger and Genesis G90, and, of course, local heroes from Ford, Cadillac, Chevy, Jeep and Ram. Thats not enough, though. DADA representatives, who travel the globe tirelessly drumming up vehicle intros and executives for the show, need to get back on the road and make Detroit THE stage for the next generation of global brands. Make this launching pad for Chinas competitors for the Accord and Googles self-driving minivan, Indias answers to the Jeep Wrangler and Honda Civic. History shows that if DADA makes Detroit the place strong newcomers announce themselves, established brands will come here, too. Eventually, even the Germans. Amazon jumps into drug business with PillPack acquisitionBy JAMES F. PELTZLos Angeles TimesAmazon.com said Thursday that it has agreed to acquire online pharmacy PillPack, confirming months of speculation that the internet retail giant would jump into the pharmacy sector and further disrupt the rapidly changing health care industry. Privately held PillPack, founded in 2013, is still a relatively small player, with an estimated $100 million in annual revenue. But Amazon with $178 billion in sales last year, exceptional technology, far-flung distribution capabilities and a history of disrupting other industries poses a formidable threat. In addition, PillPack holds pharmacy licenses in all 50 states and has relationships with most major drug-benefit managers such as Express Scripts Holding Co., eliminating Amazons need to build those ties from scratch. The PillPack deal is a declaration of intent from Amazon to charge headlong into the pharmacy business, Walgreens CEO told analysts on a conference call Thursday. PillPack sells and ships medications in presorted doses from its pharmacy in Manchester, N.H., to every state except Hawaii, mainly for customers with multiple daily prescriptions. The firm also coordinates drug refills and renewals, confirms insurance and helps determine customer co-payments. Terms of Amazons agreement to buy PillPack were not disclosed. The purchase is expected to be completed in the second half of this year. The PillPack deal would be the latest example of the rapidly changing landscape in the health care industry due to consolidation thats partly occurred in response to expectations that Amazon, led by billionaire chief executive Jeff Bezos, would soon jump into the pharmacy sector. Health insurer Cigna Corp. agreed in March to buy Express Scripts for about $52 billion in cash and stock. That deal came four months after CVS, the nations largest drugstore chain, agreed to buy Cigna rival Aetna Inc. for $69 billion. And grocery operator Albertsons Cos., which also owns Vons and Safeway, announced plans in February to buy Rite Aid for an undisclosed price. In addition, Amazon and two other major U.S. companies, the bank JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Warren Buffetts conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway Inc., in January announced a joint plan to find ways of reducing health care costs for their U.S. employees. 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Have a tasty, patriotic Fourth!The 4th of July usually brings family and friends together for some kind of outdoor activities and especially for eating and drinking. Of course celebrating our Independence wouldnt be the same without fireworks when it gets dark. At our house well be having a cookout with swimming, eating, fireworks and fun. I thought I would share a few suggestions for food that are as close to red, white and blue as I know. You may have these recipes or they may be totally new to you. I promise that they have all been prepared by me or Ive tasted them at someone elses party. Anything I ever share on Taste Buddies is tried and truly good. As a beginning, try this Roasted Red Pepper spread. The color works and it is delicious. Its simple and I just make it in my small food processor. ROASTED RED PEPPER SPREAD 2 (12 oz) jars roasted red peppers, drained 2 tbsp. olive oil 2 tbsp. minced fresh Italian parsley 1 Tbs. fresh lemon juice 2 tsp. capers, drained 1 medium clove of garlic, mashed to a paste tsp salt Pepper to taste Arrange the drained peppers on a double layer of paper towels and let them dry while preparing the recipe. Combine the remaining ingredients in the work bowl of a food processor. Process until the capers and parsley are finely chopped. Add the drained peppers and process until they are coarsely chopped. This should be finely chopped but not mushy. I like it to be a bit chunky. Store in refrigerator for up to five days. Remove to let come to room temperature at least 30 minutes before serving. Serve on crackers or Crostini. If you enjoy alcoholic beverages, you might want to try one of Mary Kays Blueberry Daiquiris. Blueberries are in season so this is a sure thing. BLUEBERRY DACQUIRI 1 small can frozen limeade 1 small can light rum 2-3 cups fresh or frozen blueberries 2 Tbs. powdered sugar Using a blender, pulse limeade, rum and sugar. Add blueberries and pulse until blended. If you use fresh berries, add a little ice to make it icy but if you use frozen ones, itll be icy enough. A Strawberry Pretzel salad recipe has been around for years but Ive discovered that some of my younger friends have never had it. For many of us, its a memory of potlucks, church suppers, picnics, cookouts and Sunday dinners. If youre not from the South, this is probably going to sound strange. Its creamy, crunchy, sweet, salty and fruity plus it is red and white for the 4th of July. You need to trust me on this one and give it a whirl. PRETZEL SALAD with STRAWBERRIES First Layer: 2 cups crushed pretzels cup sugar 1 sticks melted oleo or butter Mix above together, spread in a 9 x 13 lightly oiled casserole or pan. Bake 10 minutes at 350 degrees. Let it cool. Second Layer: 1 8 0z cream cheese, softened 1 cup sugar 2 cups cool whip Mix the cream cheese and the sugar using a mixer, gently hand fold the cool whip into cream mixture and spread over cooled crust. Third Layer: 2 10 oz packages frozen, sliced strawberries, thawed 2 cups pineapple juice 2 (3 oz) pks. Strawberry jello Heat juice and then add jello and stir until the Jello is dissolved, add strawberries. Set bowl in refrigerator until it begins to gel (10 15 minutes). Spread over second layer. Refrigerate overnight. This is the recipe Ive always used. In researching the origin of the recipe, which I never found, I saw that many of the recipes dont use the 2 cups of pineapple juice but instead they use 2 cups boiling water. That would by your choice to use water or pineapple juice. Also, the Southern Living recipe calls for a 4th layer made by mixing 16 oz. sour cream, cups sugar and spread over strawberry layer and then sprinkle sup toasted pecans. Now, we need to have a meat dish. Barbeque sauce is reddish so that would work if youre conscientious about using the red, white and blue colors. For me, its hamburgers right off the grill and the ketchup on top makes it red. Im not talking about just a regular hamburger, Im talking about an absolutely delicious one. My friend, Pat Vanous, shared this with me ages ago and its the way Ive made burgers since she shared the recipe. MORNING GLORY HAMBURGERS 3 lbs hamburger cup apple sauce 1 pkg onion soup mix cup Ritz crackers (crushed) 2 tsp Tabasco sauce 3 tsp Worchestershire sauce Mix all ingredients and make into patties. Grill to the desired doneness but put a dollop of pimento cheese or a cheese slice and let it melt before you take them off the grill. There are tons of recipes for pies and cakes in the patriotic theme and one of my favorites is JoAnn Torrans Strawberry Cake. She made it for our Bunco group and Ive raved about it ever since. Its a little more work but well worth the effort. So, to end your meal give this one a try. STRAWBERRY CAKE Cake Ingredients: 1 box White Cake Mix 1 3oz box Strawberry Jello 4 large eggs cup sugar cup All-Purpose flour cup Fresh Strawberries, finely chopped 1 cup vegetable oil cup milk Butter-cream Frosting Ingredients: 1 cup unsalted butter, softened 2 (16 oz) packages Powdered Sugar 1 cup fresh strawberries, finely chopped 1. Preheat the oven to 30 degrees. Spray 3 cake pans (9 inch) with nonstick cooking spray and set aside. 2. Mix all cake ingredients with an electric mixer on low until just combined. Scrape the side of the bowl and increase mixer to med and beat for 3 minutes. 3. Pour cake batter into prepared pans and bake about 23 minutes. Test with cake tester or toothpick comes out clean. 4. Cool cake in pans on rack for about 10 minutes Remove from pans and cool completely. Refrigerate cakes until completely chilled. 5. Meanwhile, make frosting. Beat the butter on medium until its pale yellow and fluffy. Add powdered sugar and strawberries and beat on low until combined and creamy. 6. Spread one of the layers of cake with frosting then refrigerate. Â Fr ost the second layer and refrigerate until the frosting on both layers has firmed up a bit. Â Assemble all the layers and fr ost the top and sides. Refrigerate! Have a Happy and Safe 4th of July. Â Genie Norman is a Columbia County resident who loves good food and fun. Her column on favorite recipes and restaurants appears twice a month. You can contact her at TasteBuddiesLakeCity@gmail.com. COURTESY PHOTOSStrawberry dishes, such as red roasted pepper, above, make for first rate Fourth of July desserts.TASTE BUDDIES Genie NormanTasteBuddiesLakeCity@gmail.com D1
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LAKE CIT Y REPOR TER LIFE SUNDAY, JULY 1, 2018 3D July 1: Actr ess Olivia de Havilland is 102. Actress Leslie Caron is 87. Actor Jamie Farr is 84. Actress Jean Marsh (Upstairs, Downstairs) is 84. Actor David Prowse (Star Wars films) is 83. Dancer Twyla Tharp is 77. SUNDAY CROSSWORD CREATURE FEATUREBY TIMOTHY POLIN / EDITED BY WILL SHOR TZNo. 0624RELEASE DA TE: 7/ 1/2018 A CROSS1 Friendly c artoon character7 Pro14 Symbols in calculus20 Simple kind of antenna21 Expenditure s counterpart22 Lacking a break23 Add surreptitiously24 Worrisome sight for a swimmer25 With spite26 Some Houdini feats28 John of spy fiction30 Something extraordinary that wo n t soon be forg otten32 Some northern Europeans35 Bit of hydrother apy38 Caffeinated drink with tapioca balls39 Doled (out)41 Opposite of colorblindness ?42 ____ Jacques43 Ones eligible for marathon prizes45 Don t bite the hand that feeds you, e.g.46 Flight-board abbr.47 Sinking feelings50 Mistrusts53 Mother or sister54 Does more than ask56 Dr. ____ Sattler, J urassic Park paleobotanist57 Energ y giant that fell into ignominy in 200258 Elevs.59 Peevish quality61 Get a new mortgage63 [Kiss]65 P owerful D.C. lobby68 Scylla or Charybdis74 Speedy wide r eceive r, perhaps80 Skill81 [Fingers crossed]82 Buzz out in space83 And so on: Abbr.84 Staff leader?86 & 87 What might cost you an arm and a leg?88 Silver-tongued89 2004 also-ran91 Martin who wrote T he Pregnant Widow92 Ev ening, in ads93 Southern sandwich94 Is there in spirit?96 Zen Buddhist goal98 Ma kes fun of99 Menace in 106Down104 Bad-mouth106 Add spice to107 Me taphor for deliberate ignora nce109 Gobbled (down)111 Seriously uptight112 Fictional setting for 106Down115 A ____ believes no one (old saying)116 Po ttery117 Caff ____118 Justin Bieber or Justin Timberlake119 Concerning120 Conventions: Abbr.121 T here, there122 Disgustingly obsequious123 Class with drills DOWN1 Things investors take an interest in?2 Suffer3 106-Down director4 Pink, e.g.5 Brought out6 Christen anew7 Tidiness8 Proud, fiery types, they say9 Save for later, in a wa y10 Fathers or brothers11 Santa ____12 No longer in force13 Gives meaning to14 Horn of Africa native15 Neon, e.g.16 Tr ansmission17 Like the menace in 106 -Dow n18 Common knee injury site, briefly19 Loc ale for a trough27 Fairy-tale lump29 Hack30 Hit BBC comedy, briefly31 Peter of T he Maltese Falcon32 Handles deftly33 Utmost degree34 Farm machine36 Something to angle for37 In Dulci Jubilo and others39 Modest skirts40 Modern subject of F. 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After completing this puzzle, dr aw a line starting at the middle square of 59-Across and connect five appropriate squares in roughly clockwise order to re veal an image suggested by this puzzle s theme. Answer to last Sundays CrosswordCELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS ST AL LS UT ES CA PB RA SS OO HO OH NO SH AD OR OU TE SNAP CR AC KL EA ND PO LD IE AS SK IL OR CA UNC LI PS TE NO RT IE DL IA IS E PA SS KUK LA FR ANAN DE HU MP TY OO FC RE EA LA IR AI DT AG SC LI OS WN YC SALD IA NE CLAS PV EN OM HE LS IN KI BR IN IM AL ON E WY NK EN BL YN KENA NDD AM ON GS TL UP EL IM ES OD A ME RC SO VE RT ZO OM SM IC AW LS ST EWSH EN NA SI CU LS DH EHEF AT RA DN ER PE TE RPAU LA ND YR ID A MO OL AH HUR LA RG UE WA ITITI AN IY AL LL AO AF LA CL AS TONE ST AN DI NG SIEGEL IE SA GA NASC AR HA DE SS LR AH OY DE LETE HOROSCOPES | THE LAST WORD BY EUGENIA LASTARIES (March 21-April 19): Participate, give your all and make your presence felt. How you treat others will determine how much respect you are given in return. A romantic gesture will bring you closer to someone you love. Make calculated choices. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Youll have trouble making decisions. Inconsistency will plague you when dealing with matters that concern personal or physical changes. Enforce discipline and moderation to avoid making a poor choice. Live up to your promises, but dont overstep your bounds. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Youve got all the right moves and the ideas and capability to get ahead. Dealings with friends, relatives and domestic situations are favored. Meetings should be scheduled to clear up matters that have been bothering you. Romance is recommended. CANCER (June 21-July 22): Live, learn and make progress. Dont limit the possibilities. Do your research and find out what it will take to achieve the lifestyle you desire. Build strong relationships that are based on equality, integrity and common interests. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Look at your options and make reasonable adjustments that will help you improve your surroundings and home environment without breaking the bank. Do the work yourself and save money. Enlist the help of family and friends. Romance is encouraged. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Incentives will pay off. Make a list of what you want done and look for unique ways to move forward. Youll attract the help you need to get things done quickly so you can enjoy the fruits of your labor. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Look for alternative ways to do things, and youll come up with an innovative plan that will lead to self-improvement. Socialize or make a special date with someone you love. Romance will encourage long-term plans. Dont let temptation or indulgence ruin your day. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Plan to make a difference to those who depend on you. Listen to complaints and show interest in what others want to see happen, but formulate the best way to accommodate yourself as well as others before you proceed. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Short trips, visiting a friend or relative or attending a reunion will give you the opportunity to get a different perspective on the possibilities that exist. An emotional situation will escalate quickly and should be handled moderately. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Check out new opportunities. The online job market or an investment that can help you protect your money will offer something you didnt expect. Dont shy away from taking a new approach to an old idea. Execute your plans. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Take a lead position and make suggestions that will encourage others to take part. Your ability to coordinate plans and drum up interest will add to your popularity. Get involved in activities that challenge you mentally and physically. Romance is encouraged. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You wont be given all the information you require to make a good decision regarding a financial, medical or legal matter. Call upon an expert to walk you through your options. Once youve got the facts, consider whats best for you. Love of fast food slows mans effort to lose weightDEAR ABBY Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com DEAR ABBY: My husband has become very overweight, which has caused his sex drive -as well as his health -to suffer. I worry about him constantly, and I miss the intimacy we used to have. He is aware of how I feel and started trying to eat healthier. He also tries to exercise at least a little bit every day. The problem is he constantly falls off the wagon. Sometimes he says hes too tired to exercise, or he reverts back to his old habits and ends up eating fast food. He always tries again the next day, but he wont make much progress at the rate hes going. I dont want to nag him to death, but I do want him around for a long time. What can I say that will make him take this more seriously? -ALL ABOUT HEALTH IN ALABAMA DEAR ALL ABOUT HEALTH: Tell your husband how much you love him, and that youre afraid until death do us part will happen prematurely if he continues killing himself with his fork and his sedentary ways. You might also recite the names of the various diseases that accompany obesity in most people. But if your husbands doctor hasnt been able to get the message through to him, there isnt much more you can do besides love him for the wonderful husband he is and keep your fingers crossed. I say this because the only person who can make your husband commit to a diet and exercise program is himself, with the recognition that changing his unhealthy patterns probably wont be easy and WILL take time. DEAR ABBY: Recently, my wife took two of our granddaughters (ages 9 and 15) and a friend (age 15) to the movies. As usual, the next day I found trash had been left in the car, which triggered the following text exchange. I sent both granddaughters a picture of a garbage can and my car and asked: Please advise which one is used to throw away trash? If you need help, ask your mom. Im not accusing anyone of anything. Also, if one of your friends was to throw trash on your Poppys car floor, what should you do? Would you ask them to pick it up -yes or no? The only response I received was from their mom, who said, Amber (granddaughter) did not leave trash in your car! Things have gone downhill from there. I replied that I expected an answer to my questions, and that I hadnt accused anybody of anything. You would think I had shot someone! Many tears have been shed, and my wife has threatened to divorce me for standing my ground. We have agreed to have you settle this. What say you? -TALKING TRASH IN SOUTH CAROLINA DEAR TALKING TRASH: You are the injured party. You did nothing wrong. You are owed an apology from all concerned -the kid who left the trash in your car, and your wife and daughter for overreacting.
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