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The Lake City reporter
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Lake City reporter (Lake City, Fla. 1967)
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Vol. 95, no. 4 (Oct. 5, 1967)-
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CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 F ax: 752-9400 Vol. 143, No. 357 TODAYS WEATHER Obituaries . . . . . . 3A Opinion . . . . . . 4A Puzzles . . . . . . . 2B Advice & Comics . . 3B FATAL CRASHWildwood man dead in Hamilton wreck, 2A. 90 72Chance of storms, 2A Lake City ReporterTUESD aA Y, AUGU SS T 14, 2018 | YY OUR COMMUNIT YY N EE W SS P AP EE R SS INC EE 18 74 | $1.00 LAK EE CIT YY R EE POR T EE R.C OM + PLUS >> Getting ready to go racingLOCAL wScoops of Hope at Holiday InnLOCAL SS ee Page 2A SS ee Page 5ASiegmeister makes the right move, Opinion/4A Voter fraud probe launched here 3A By CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comIncome growth in Columbia County is among the fastest in Florida, a study claims. Financial technology firm SmartAsset looked at U.S. Census data for a five-year period to find the fastest growing paychecks in the state. Columbia County saw a 2.1 percent jump in income, the seventh highest growth rate in Florida, according to the results. The research was based on the U.S. Census Bureaus 2016 five-year American Community Survey. Residents here also had 33 percent more purchasing power at the end of the period than the beginning, the study claims. Our study aims to find the most paycheck-friendly places in the country, SmartAsset wrote on its website. These are places in the country with favorable economic conditions where you get to keep more of the money you make. The annual median household income in Columbia County for the period between 2012 and 2016 was $42,848, according to census data. Data for individual years was not readily available. SmartAssets study conPhotos by TONY BRITT/Lake City ReporterGreat start for school Monday District still growing: Total enrollment will likely top 10,000.By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comDespite a rare early-morning thunderstorm, Lex Carswell, Columbia County Superintendent of Schools, said the 2018-19 school year began on a high note. We had a great start this morning, Carswell said Monday afternoon. All 14 schools started fantastically. Rain at some schools caused some issues I believe the high school seniors had to move their Senior Breakfast inside, a few cars at Summers Elementary got stuck in the TOP: Penelope Bellamy (foreground) and SS hannon A ssante point Melrose Park students in the correct direction following classes Monday. LEFT: Jessica Ward, Westside EE lemen tary SS chool nurse, w alks William DD a vis, 5, to his classes during the first day of school. More photos, 6A. SCHOOL continued on 6AWages on the rise in county: Study 2.1% increase is 7th highest in the state. More sales tax talk set for unusual BOCC morning meetingBy CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comAnyone looking to go before the Columbia County Commission on Thursday to complain, compliment or just make their voice heard will have to do so much earlier than usual. This weeks commission meeting has been rescheduled to 9:30 a.m., instead of the normal 5:30 p.m. time. The change is due to a scheduling conflict with Commissioner Bucky Nash. Commissioners meet at the School Board Administrative Complex, 372 W. Duval Street. On tap for discussion this week is a proposed one-cent sales tax, which the county would use to fund infrastructure projects, estimated to free up $7.7 million in other revenue for the construcWAGES continued on 3A KIDS RETURN IN FORCE TAX continued on 2A A3


2A TU ESDAY, AUAU G USTUS T 14, 2018 D aA ILY BRIEFING L AA K EE CI TYTY R EE POR TETE R 7a 1p 7p 1a 6a LAKE CITY ALMANAC SUN MOON UV INDEX EXTREME: 10 minutes to burn T odays ultra-violet radiation risk for the ar ea on a scale fr om 0 to 10+. FYI An exclusive service brought to our readers by The Weather Channel. SPONSORED BY City THE WEATHER WEA THER HISTORY Pensacola Tallahassee Panama City Valdosta Daytona Beach Cape Canaveral Gainesville Lake City Ocala Orlando Jacksonville Tampa West Palm Beach Ft. Myers Ft. Lauderdale Naples Miami Key West TEMPERATURESNormal high Normal low PRECIPITATIONMonth total Year total HI LO LO HI LO HI LO HI LO HI WednesdayThursday Cape Canaveral Daytona Beach Fort Myers Ft. Lauderdale Gainesville Jacksonville Key West Lake City Miami Naples Ocala Orlando Panama City Pensacola Tallahassee Tampa Valdosta W. Palm Beach Aug 18 Aug 26 Sept 2 Sept 9 FirstFullLastNew Quarter Quarter HOW TO REACH USMain number ........ (386) 752-1293 Fax number .............. 752-9400 Circulation ............... 755-5445 Online ... www lakecityreporter com The Lake City Reporter an affiliate of Community Newspapers Inc., is published Tuesday through Friday and Sunday at 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, FL 32055. Periodical postage paid at Lake City, FL, Member Audit Bureau of Circulation and The Associated Press. All material herein is property of the Lake City Reporter Reproduction in whole or in part is forbidden without the permission of the publisher. U.S. Postal Service No. 310-880. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Lake City Reporter P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056. Publisher Todd Wilson ..... 754-0418 ( Robert Bridges ..... 754-0428 (rbridges@lakecityre ......... 752-1293 (ads@lakecityre place a classified ad ...... 755-5440BUSINESS.............. 754-0419CIRCULATIONHome delivery of the Lake City Reporter should be completed by 6:30 a.m. Tuesday through Friday, and by 7:30 a.m. on Sunday. Please call 386-755-5445 to report any problems with your delivery service. In Columbia County, customers should call before 10:30 a.m. to report a service error for same day re-delivery. After 10:30 a.m., next day re-delivery or service related credits will be issued. In all other counties where home delivery is available, next day re-delivery or service related credits will be issued. Circulation ............... 755-5445 ( delivery rates(TuesdayFriday and Sunday) 12 Weeks ................... $26.32 24 Weeks ................... $48.79 52 Weeks ................... $83.46Rates include 7% sales tax.Mail rates12 Weeks ................... $41.40 24 Weeks ................... $82.80 52 Weeks .................. $179.40 Lake City Reporter Scripture of the DD ay TT he bows of the mighty men are broken, and they tha t stumbled are girded with strength. 1 SS amuel 2:4 (KJV ) AA mericans never quit. DD ouglas Mac AA rthur 1880-1964, UU SS gener alThought for Today Winning LL otter y NN umb ers Pick 3: ( SS unday p.m.) 1-2-1 Pick 4: ( SS unda y p.m.) 2-9-2-5 FF antasy 5: ( SS unda y) 14-19-26-29-31 QU II CK H II TS Submissions TT he Lake City Reporter accepts photographs and caption inf ormation to run at the discretion of the editor. If you would like to see your organization in the newspaper, send the picture and information to AA ssociat e EE ditor SS tev e Wilson at See an error? TT he Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news it ems. If you have a concern, question or suggestion, please call the editor. Corrections and clarications will run in this space. TT hanks for r eading. Hamilton crash claims a lifeFrom staff reportsA Wildwood man was killed when the vehicle he was driving failed to negotiate a curve in Hamilton County early Saturday morning. Stephen Fogleman, 65, was traveling north on US 41 in a 2007 Hyundai Entourage shortly after 4 a.m. and failed to negotiate a slight right curve at the intersection with US 129, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. The vehicle traveled onto a raised center median where it struck a street sign, and continued traveling north across the median and both lanes of US 129 before entering the western grass shoulder of US 129. After this, the vehicle impacted a telephone junction box, a raised embankment for a driveway, and a fire hydrant before striking a barbed wire fence and came to a stop facing northwest on the west shoulder. Fogelman was transported to UF Health Shands Live Oak where he was pro nounced dead. Bicyclist didnt want deputys helpBy CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comDeputies described a traffic stop Wednesday as an attempt to educate a cyclist about the importance of late-night bicycle safety. The cyclist described the encounter with words most editors wont allow in a newspaper, and was subsequently jailed for resisting arrest. Matthew Brandon Griffis, 35, of Southwest Business Point Drive, was riding a bicycle with no rear lights on Sisters Welcome Road around 11:15 p.m. A deputy saw Griffis and conducted a stop in an attempt to educate on bicycle safety, according to a Columbia County Sheriffs Office report. Griffis jumped off the bike and threw it onto the ground, yelling profanity, the report states. Griffis shouted a statement that started with the word yall and ended with aint got nothing better to do than harass me. There was an expletive in between. Griffis then continued with another expletive followed by the word these, followed by yet another expletive, punctuating the sentence with a racial slur. A second deputy tried to calm Griffis, who continued to be infuriated, according to the report. When asked why he had no identification, Griffis said, yall broke it. When asked if he had any weapons, Griffis said there was one in his right pocket. Deputies removed a roughly seven-inch butterfly knife and checked other weapons. During the pat-down, Griffis again became irate and said one of the deputies accused him of stealing the bike. Griffis reached for his waist band, according to the report, causing a deputy to grab the mans hand. After tensing up to prevent deputies from placing his hands behind his back, Griffis was jailed on a charge of resisting arrest and taken to Columbia County Detention Facility. Scoops of HopePhotos by ST EE V EE W ILIL SO NN /Lake C ity ReporterCylie Clark, with AA ubrey P orter, get ice cream from Ria Patel, far right, and EE sha P atel at the SS coops of Hope fundr aiser at the Holiday Inn in Lake City on SS atur day. TT he even t, an ice cream fundraiser for Give the World a Village in Kissimmee, raised over $500 as of 12:30 p.m. Its fun seeing the little kids pop up because theyre always so excited, said EE sha P atel, a junior at Oak Hall SS chool in Gainesville LEFLEF T : Ria Patel and EE sha P atel, front row, are pictured at SS coops of Hope a t the Holiday Inn in Lake City on SS atur day. Pictured behind them, from left, are SS tella SS mith, Joseph SS mith, AA ydin SS mith, Gw endolyn TT homas, C ylie Clark, who is holding AA ubrey P orter, Joseph TT homas, Jadan SS windle, and AA may a Lemite, who is holding Claire Lemite.tion of a roughly $28 million new jail. The tax will be on the ballot this month. County Attorney Joel Foreman on Thursday will present commissioners with a non-binding resolution calling for staff to request the board schedule another referendum in 2024 asking if voters want the tax to continue. With no sunset clause in the upcoming referendum, Foremans resolution is the closest the commission can likely get to adding an expiration date. The resolution asks the commission to decide between January and March 2024 whether to send the tax back to the voters. TAXContinued From 1A


By CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comBetty Wilson Jefferson, the wife of Lake City District 10 Councilman Eugene Jefferson, is once again under investigation for election fraud, Third Circuit State Attorney Jeff Siegmeister confirmed Monday. At least one District 10 resident has filed a complaint with the Lake City Police Department alleging Betty Jefferson tried to get her to sign an already printed absentee ballot. The Third Circuit State Attorneys Office on Monday took over the investigation from LCPD. Jefferson faced similar charges for her role in the 2010 District 10 election. I have a hard time thinking of something more serious than election or voter fraud, Siegmeister said. We are not a democracy, but rather a representative republic. The people we vote on then set policy, spend our taxes and perform the necessary duties of government. The smaller the jurisdiction, the more important each vote becomes. The allegation comes from Gladnell Jackson, 73, whose great-nephew, Sylvester Warren, is in a relationship with District 10 candidate Vanessa George. Jackson filed a complaint alleging she was walking toward her house earlier this month when Jefferson approached her on the street. Jefferson reportedly told Jackson she had an absentee ballot for her to sign. Inside her vehicle, Jefferson pulled out a mintgreen envelope containing the ballot, Jackson said. Jackson has never requested an absentee ballot and always votes at her polling place, she wrote in the complaint. Records from the Columbia County Supervisor of Elections, which were viewed with Jacksons consent, confirm that shes voted at Richardson Community Center in every election since registering in 1986. The absentee ballot was requested through a state-registered third party in May, the same time Jacksons voter registration was updated. The third party was identified by a number, 12-127 which Florida Department of State records show belongs to Jefferson. Jackson said Betty Jefferson asked her to check the box for Eugene Jefferson in the District 10 race. Feeling ambushed, Jackson said she complied even though she said she planned to vote for George. I wasnt really thinking like I should have, Jackson said. It happened so fast. On Monday morning, Eugene Jefferson responded to the allegations. My intent is to be as honest as I possibly can, he said. I have no knowledge that any of this occurred. I suspected something like this would surface due to the allegations last time. Its not surprising. In 2013, Betty Jefferson was charged with 29 crimes related to election fraud, including 19 felony counts of illegally obtaining absentee ballots. Another woman, Linda Ivery, also faced charges. Adjudication of guilt was withheld in that case, but Jefferson agreed to write apology letters to her victims as part of a plea deal. She was also barred from working on any political campaign for 30 months and had to make a $1,000 contribution to a charitable organization and perform 50 hours of community service. Eugene Jefferson dis putes the past and present accusations against his wife. My wife is an honest person, he said. I think all these allegations are false and motivated by politics. I dont believe my wife took anybodys ballot, especially not the ballot of someone whos no longer alive. Betty Jefferson could not be reached for comment Monday. TU ESDAY, AUAU G USTUS T 14, 2018 LOCAL L AA K EE CI TYTY R EE POR TETE R 3A Cassie Wynelle BennettCassie Bennett, age 85, passed away peacefully with family by her side on Friday August 10, 2018 at her grandsons home in Lake City, FL. She was born January 23, 1933 in Waycross, Georgia to Estelle and Leonard Waldron. She was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands: Parker Thomas and Jim Bennett, and daughter: Barbara McCall. Cassie will be dearly missed and her memory cherished by 2 sisters: Dot Coontz and Daisy Selph, 8 children: Carrie Carver, Margie Lane, Marilyn (Alan) Banks, Mary Thomas, Steve (Tracy) Thomas, Connie Shumpert, Brenda Thomas, and Eloise Reynolds; 24 grandchil dren, 59 great grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, extended fami ly and friends. Cassie was a beautiful person who enjoyed being a home-mak er and care-taker to many; she was known for her life of devotion, her kindness, compassion, and always putting others before herself. Please join the family for a celebration of Cassies life on Friday, August 17, at 11:00 am. Service will be provided by her grandson, Sean Christie at New Beginnings Church, 3243 SW CR 242, Lake City, FL 32024 where she was a member. Sarah Louisa JordanMrs. Sarah Louisa Jordan, age 91, of Lake City, Florida died Wednesday, August 8, in the Solaris Healthcare Nursing Center, Palatka, Florida following a long illness. Mrs. Jordan was born in Aracaia, Florida and resided in Orlando and White Springs, Florida before moving to Lake City, Florida. She was a homemaker and worked with her husband in the famiily business in White Springs, Florida for many years and was a former church secretary with her local congregation. She was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church, Lake City, Florida and enjoyed reading, working in her garden and fishing with her husband. She was preceded in death by her husband, Abner W. Jordan and her son, Billy Jordan of LaBelle, Florida. She is survived by her daughter, Bonnie Flippin of Bostwick, Florida and her son, Jimmie Jordan of Houman, Louisiana: Two niec es, Betty Jean Daughtry of Lake City, Florida and Faye Mullins of Perry, Georgia. A funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Jordan will be held at 11 A.M. Wednesday, August 15, in the Chapel of Guerry Funeral Home with Rev. Lowell OSteen and Rev. Travis Kimbrell officiating. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Lake City, Florida. Visitation and gathering with the family will be from 10:30 to 11 A.M. Wednesday before services at the funeral home. Donations to the Bethlehem Baptist Church, Lake City, Florida or Gideons International are suggested, in lieu of flowers. The family wishes to thank the doctors, nurses and care givers for their compassionate care of Mrs. Jordan. GUERRY FUNERAL HOME, 2659 S.W. Main Blvd, U.S. 41 South, Lake City, Florida is in charge of arrangements Obituaries are paid advertisements. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified department at 752-1293.OBITUARIES State attorney to investigate alleged ballot improprieties 717-715-6059 717-715-6059 Has your son completed the 5th grade or is he 11 years old or older? We build Character! 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To better compare withholding across counties, SmartAsset assumed a $50,000 annual income, calculated the semi-monthly paycheck for a single individual with two personal allowance and applied relevant deductions and exemptions before calculating income tax, according to the website. Researchers calculated the annual increase in median income over five years for each county and indexed the results. The firm assigned each county a score on its purchasing-power index to reflect which ones had the highest ratio of income to cost of living. Finally, SmartAsset calculated the weighted average of the index numbers to obtain an overall paycheck friendliness score. The firm used a one-half weighting for semi-monthly paychecks and a one-sixth weighting for purchasing power, unemployment rate and income growth. The highest income growth rate in Florida was Calhoun County, with a 3.6 percent increase. Sumter County followed behind with a 3.3 percent jump. Gadsden County saw a 2.9 percent increase; Baker County saw a 2.5 percent increase; Monroe County had a 2.3 percent increase; and Holmes County saw a 2.2 percent increase. Beneath Columbia County in the eighth-place spot was Franklin County, with 1.7 percent growth; Santa Rosa County, with 1.6 percent growth; and St. Johns County, also with 1.6 percent growth. WAGESContinued From 1A LSHA debates hospital costsBy TONY BRITT The Lake Shore Hospital Authority Board may purchase new air handlers for the Shands at Lake Shore Hospital Regional Medical Center if the board funds are available. The project could cost anywhere from $200,000 $400,000. Air handlers receive and redistribute air flow. Shands (Community Health System) leases the hospital from the Hospital Authority Board at a reduced rate for paying for maintenance, but CHS has spent millions on making improvements to the facility during the past few years. Shands officials recently sent a letter to the Hospital Authority Board telling about the need for new air handlers. The current lease, written in general terms, does not specifically say who is responsible for funding all the improvements at the facility. Board members discussed the issue for more than 30 minutes Monday night and noted they recently agreed to fund the roofing and building envelope repair at the hospital. The board plans to budget $3.5 million for the roofing repair/envelope project. Shands, on the other hand, has replaced four air handlers at the hospital in the last five years, as well as purchased chillers, with no funding from the Hospital Authority as well as additional items. The air handlers causing the problems are the original units from when the hospital opened and could be more than 55 years old. They have not been working properly. The units serve the ICU, second and third floor patient care units. The new units costs around $140,000 each, but for budgetary reasons in case other problems are found, Shands estimated the cost at $200,000 per unit and said two new units will suffice, because todays units are more efficient.


I am forever grateful that I got to be young and stupid before virality was invented. So said Lydia Polgreen, editor in chief of HuffPost, in a tweet on Aug. 2. By the next day, it had been retweeted hundreds of times and liked by thousands of readers. Sean Newcomb may wish he had been born a generation ago. The Atlanta Braves left-hander, age 25, came within a strike of pitching a no-hitter and was barely done when he was confronted with Twitter posts he had put up in 2011 and 2012 using racial and homophobic slurs. Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner was busted for making similar tweets when he was in high school. These came to light not long after Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Josh Hader had been exposed for doing much the same at age 17. All apologized, with Hader saying, I was young, immature and stupid. There is no excuse for that to happen. All three will have considerable work to do rehabilitating their reputations and making amends for their nasty online remarks. Being in high school when you expressed bigoted sentiments certainly does not relieve you of the obligation to show that youve reformed. But these incidents are evidence of the hazards of living in an age when youthful stupidity can attain immortality. Likewise for not-soyouthful stupidity, as tech journalist Sarah Jeong, a Korean-American who was born in 1988, was reminded. Shortly after she was hired by The New York Times, she found herself called to account for caustic tweets aimed at white people. Jeong, who said she was counter-trolling harassers, also apologized. When news breaks of youngsters being embarrassed or ruined by stupid things they said or did online, a lot of their elders say, There but for the grace of the World Wide Web go I. A brief lapse of judgment could be just that brief but the internet never forgets. Each such revelation is a reminder that humans are universally fallible but often capable of reform. So citizens of the 21st century may need to fashion some informal new customs for the treatment of such sins and missteps. And we suspect there will be a shift toward a slightly more charitable treatment. Thats what happened once politicians found they could no longer expect journalists or others to keep quiet about their sexual shenanigans. When Sen. Gary Hart was accused of having an extramarital affair in 1987, the scandal torpedoed his pending presidential campaign. Bill Clintons presidency survived the exposure of his relationship with Monica Lewinsky, though barely. By 2016, Donald Trumps history of philandering appeared to have no effect on his electoral fortunes. In a world where mistakes never disappear, many if not most of us are vulnerable to being harshly judged for fleeting conduct that does not show us at our best. The general ethos may evolve away from an eye for an eye and toward let him who is without sin cast the first stone. Until then, two suggestions: Think twice, at least, before putting anything online. And consider deleting your old tweets. Someday you may be glad you did.President Donald Trump is making life better for black Americans everywhere you look while his predecessor fumbled. But hey, say his critics, not everything is perfect yet, so dont give in to his policies. Its an unbudging, self-inflicted blindness that can hardly be called racism itself even though it is similarly destructive. The loudest Trump triumph of the moment has been dips to the lowest black unemployment in history, and get this: Jobs confer purpose, they provide pride, they build community, they set one up to help others, they enable social mobility, they lift the spirit. Welfare limps, jobs jog and you dont get them through semi-socialist policies. You get them through deregulation and tax reform of the Trump kind, encouraging businesses to expand, lowering expenses and inspiring entrepreneurship. Well, the critics say, there is still a large gap between black and white unemployment, and yes, there is, but you hardly address it by saying current job gains are therefore not that big a deal. Were told, too, that jobs multiplied during the Obama administration. They did, but slowly as black family income dropped, hindrances known as regulations abounded and President Barack Obama said manufacturing would never be the same again. Manufacturing is now taking off. Also under Trump, crime has dropped significantly in our biggest cities from the last two Obama years, saving black lives. Here is a shift likely facilitated in part by Trumps support of police. President Barack Obama wanted no one dead, but when there were police shootings of blacks, he exacerbated tensions with his references to systemic police racism. Heather Mac Donald of the Manhattan Institute studied deeply and found the degradation and anger made police defensively less proactive in keeping cities safe. Studies actually indicate that police are just as likely to shoot whites as blacks and Mac Donald shows how the right kinds of strategically devised police interventions can deter crime significantly. Trump believes in being tough on crime, but he is not enthralled by mass incarceration in which thousands, many of them black, are subjected to cruel conditions leading to recidivism. He promoted a bill that would improve all sorts of flaws in the system, prepare prisoners for a fruitful life when released and let 4,000 go, many of them ill and old. The bill passed the House 380 to 59 but the Senate has wanted sentencing reform, too, and guess what? Trump has said OK. Although media fixation on the governmentally disruptive, largely unjustified and overreaching Mueller probe means little else of news value gets much attention, you might want to know that Trump is also behind an important effort to improve job training. Working with such big outfits as Walmart, General Motors and IBM, the president is helping to institute apprentice programs in needed skills to 3.8 million citizens. It is just at 21 percent, but Trumps approval rating among black Americans has improved, according to a poll by the NAACP. Compare that not just to earlier polls, but to the 8 percent black vote Trump received in 2016. The president of the NAACP, Derrick Johnson, has, however, underlined the 79 percent disapproval while referring to Trump as racist, divisive and the author of poisonous policies. Theres no doubt that Trump was morally negligent in not immediately condemning the neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, as one example of his misdeeds. But much of the anti-Trump rhetoric on race is more emotion than analysis. He was, for instance, hit by liberals for calling some black neighborhoods hellholes in his presidential campaign even as liberal themselves have done as much for years. A 2015 book backs them up. Entitled Our Kids, it is by Robert Putnam, a liberal professor at Harvard, and provides descriptions that will make you shudder. Among blacks who see things differently from Johnson is Darrell Scott, a policy-attuned Ohio pastor who gets out among the people. He says Trump is the most pro-black president in his lifetime. Even if that is going too far, Trump is in fact making a difference. 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. 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 Jim Barr, Associate Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writer s name, address and telephone number for verification. W riters can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinions of the writers and not necessarily those of the Lake City Reporter. BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY F AX: (386) 752 -9400. BY EMAIL: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 www.lak 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 OPINIONSiegmeister makes the right moveWe applaud State Attorney Jeff Siegmeister for acting promptly to investigate allegations of voter fraud in Lake Citys deeply troubled District 10. I have a hard time thinking of something more serious than election or voter fraud, he told our reporter for a story in todays paper, and hes right. Alleged fraud of this sort undermines voters faith in representative government and must be stamped out fast whenever it is found. We feel certain Siegmeisters team can get to the truth whatever it is. One more request of Mr. Siegmeister. Once your investigation is complete, please keep the case here and prosecute it as you would any other. The last time Betty Wilson Jefferson was the subject of voter fraud claims, following the 2010 District 10 race, Siegmeisters predecessor sent the case down to the 8th Circuit for the state attorney there to prosecute. In our view, matters such as these are best handled by folks who know the landscape and have a deep and abiding interest in the well-being of the local electorate. Siegmeister fits that bill far better than some guy from Gainesville ever will. A better life for all Americans Chicago Tribune Welfare limps, jobs jog and you dont get them through semi-so cialist policies. You get them thr ough der egulation and tax reform of the T rump kind, encouraging business es to expand, lowering e xpenses and inspir ing entrepreneurship. Associated Press TODAY IN HISTORY On this date: In 1848, the Oregon Territory was created. In 1908, a race riot erupted in Springfield, Ill., as a white mob began setting black-owned homes and businesses on fire; at least two blacks and five whites were killed in the violence. In 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law. In 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill issued the Atlantic Charter, which renounced aggression. In 1945, President Harry S. Truman announced that Japan had surrendered unconditionally, ending World War II. In 1947, Pakistan became independent of British rule. In 1951, newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst, 88, died in Beverly Hills, Calif. In 1962, robbers held up a U.S. mail truck in Plymouth, Mass., making off with more than $1.5 million; the loot was never recovered.Fleeting mistakes live forever online Jay Ambrosespeaktojay@aol.comJay Ambrose is an op-ed columnist for Tribune News Service.


TodayMedicare seminarAre you age 64 1/2? The Lifestyle Enrichment Center of Lake City is sponsoring a free educational medicare seminar on Tuesday, Aug. 14, from 5-6 p.m. The seminar will be moderated by Irv Crowetz of C/C and Associates. Subjects will include: When to enroll? What you need to know about medicare? Is a supplement needed? Please RSVP to 386-755-3476.Catholic charitiesDo you have a passion for helping others? Do you need volunteer hours for Bright Futures or commu nity service? If so, we want YOU! Catholic Charities of Lake City needs volunteers to operate our food pantr y Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m until 11:30 a.m. If meeting new people, making new friends, and sup porting your local commu nity is what you are looking for, then please come by the office for an application. 553 NW Railroad St, Lake City, FL 32055. 386-754-9180.Seed Library in Fort WhiteThe Coumbia Seed Lending Library is open at the main library in Lake City on Tuesdays from 2 to 4 p.m. The CCSL meets at the Fort White library on Wednesdays from 2 to 4 p.m. Volunteers are also on hand the first and third Tuesday of the month from 2 to 4 p.m. at the West Branch library located at 435 NW Hall of Fame Drive (off IS Hwy 90 just West of I-75). Volunteers neededLake City Medical Center Auxiliary needs volunteers who have a heart to serve. The auxiliary need volunteers for all positions. Those interested in participating in the program may pick up an application at the Lake City Medical Center Gift Shop or the H2U office. For more, call 386-719-7713.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.Golf cart drivers neededShands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center Auxiliary is seeking volunteer golf cart drivers. 4 hours per week. For more information, please call 386292-8000, ext. 21216.GeriActorsResidents are invited to join the Readers Theater Group on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the Lifestyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Court.WednesdayTerrific TwosTerrific Twos, a library program for toddlers, is offered on   W ednesdays at 10:30 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library,   308 NW Columbia Ave. in downtown Lake City. For more information about the librarys childrens programs, call 386-758-2101.Al-Anon meetingAn Al-Anon group meets at First Christian Church (403 W. Duval St., Lake City) at 6 p.m. on Mondays and 10 a.m. on Wednesdays. Newcomers group meets on Mondays at 5 p.m.Volunteers neededThe Christian Service Center (421 NW Washington St., Lake City) is in search of volunteers. The centers mission is to serve those in need in Columbia County through Christian faith and resources. For more, call 386-755-1770.Volunteer at HavenHaven Hospice is cur rently seeking volunteers for many tasks. No experi ence necessary. To apply online visit www.beyour haven.or g/volunteer, stop by the office or an appli cation can be mailed to you. Duplicate Bridge ClubLake City Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays at The Country Club at Lake City. All bridge enthusiasts are welcome. For more, call Dottie Rogers at 386-758-8606.ThursdayHealth ClinicShepherds Hands Free will be hosting a medical clinic at St. James Episcopal Church, corner of McFarland and Bascom Norris Rds. on Thursday, August 16 at 5:30 p.m. For more information call Marcia Kazmierski at 752-2461 or the church at 752 2218.Volunteers neededCommunity Hospice and Palliative Care recently opened a new office at 163 SW Stonegate Terrace, Suite 105, Lake City. We are looking for volunteers to serve in several different capacities including: relief visits for our patients families, pet therapy, veteran pinning and clerical help.   Visit our web site, Volunteer. to learn more about our volunteer on-boarding process and to complete a volunteer application.Preschool StorytimePreschool Storytime, a library program for fami lies with preschoolers, is held on Thursdays at 11 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library, at 308 NW Columbia Ave. in downtown Lake City. For more information about the librarys childrens programs, call 386-758-2101.Bingo at Amer. LegionBingo games are offered every Sunday, Monday and Thursday at 6:45 p.m. at the American Legion Post 57, 2602 SW Main Blvd. in Lake City. There are three $250 jackpots each night. Quarter games are played at 3 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays. Refreshments are available at reasonable prices. For more, call 752-7776.FridayBaby & Me Baby & Me, a library program for parents and babies, is held on   Fridays at 11 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library,   3 08 NW Columbia Ave. in downtown Lake City. For more about the librarys childrens programs, call 386-758-2101.Dinner and dancing Dances are held each Friday night from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Lifestyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Court (behind Baya Pharmacy). $7 admission. Bring a dish or dessert to share. All proceeds benefit the center. Call 386-7550235 for more.UpcomingLiving History WorkshopsPre-registration is now open for an 1860s Corset Sewing Workshop for Living-History enthusiasts who wish to start or add to their 1860s re-enacting wardrobe. The workshop is part of a Living-History Beginner Basics Series hosted by the Lake CityColumbia County Historical Museum. Registration, Orientation and corset measurements is Saturday, Aug. 25 at 9:45 a.m. at the Museum with follow-up construction workshops on Saturday, Oct. 6 and Nov 3, 10 a.m. 2 p.m.. Supplies are included and the cost of the workshop will vary depending on amount of supplies needed by participant. Middle to advanced sewing skills are recommended. Pre-registration is now open for an 1860s Drawn Bonnet Sewing Workshop for Living-History enthusiasts who wish to start or add to their 1860s re-enacting wardrobe. Registration and Orientation is Saturday, Aug 18 at 9:45 a.m at the museum with a follow-up construction workshop on Saturday, Sept. 15, 10 a.m. 2 p.m.. Beginner to middle sewing skills are needed. Supplies are included and the cost of the workshop is approximately $40 but may vary depending on supplies selected by participant. A Museum Volunteer Orientation meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m. Those that are interested in being part of the Museums Night at the Museum Haunted Historic Tours, Olustee LivingHistory Event or interested in becoming a Museum volunteer host are encouraged to attend this volunteer orientation and registration. To preregister contact Paulette Lord at 386-9611243 or PM the Museum at their Facebook page. TU ESDAY, AUAU G USTUS T 14, 2018 LOCAL L AA K EE CI TYTY R EE POR TETE R 5A TT o submit your calendar item, stop by the R eporter oce or email AA ssociat e EE ditor SS tev e Wilson at COMMUNITY CALENDAR STEVE WILSON/Lake City ReporterBarrel-racing money AA shley Gocek, with Kohl Morgan, washes a car at a fundraiser her fundraiser, in fact on SS atur day at First Federal Bank of Florida in Lake City. TT he car wash w as sponsored to raise money to help Gocek travel to Perry, Georgia, to take part in the Barrel Horse AA ssociation World Championships from Oct. 27 to Nov. 3. Gocek was excited to take part in the fundraiser, which had raised an estimated $150 as of 1:45 p.m., and thanked both First Federal Bank as well as Florida Gateway College for their support. TT hat s why Im out here raising money for it, Gocek said. In addition, a petting zoo in Live Oak is also raising money for her efforts. TT o learn ho w you can contribute as well contact 386-365-3594. Now Hiring in Lake City!General Manager, Service Manager, Parts, Equipment Sales, CDL Driver, And Mechanics. Resumes to Dave Emerson at Join Our Heroes.The Lake City Correctional Facility in Lake City, Florida is Now Hiring Maintenance Workers. Apply online at jobs.corecivic.comCoreCivic is a Drug Free Workplace & EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Ill show you how life insurance can come in handy for more immediate family needs, like college. We put the life back in life insurance. CALL ME TODAY. There are also benets now. With life insurance, the benefits live on. State Farm Life Insurance Company (Not licensed in MA, NY or WI) State Farm Life and Accident Assurance Company (Licensed in NY and WI) Bloomington, IL 1311019 John Burns III, Agent 234 SW Main Boulevard Lake City, FL 32056 Bus: 386-752-5866 Ill show you how life insurance can come in handy for more immediate family needs, like college. We put the life back in life insurance. CALL ME TODAY. There are also benets now. With life insurance, the benefits live on.State Farm Life Insurance Company (Not licensed in MA, NY or WI) State Farm Life and Accident Assurance Company (Licensed in NY and WI) Bloomington, IL1311019 John Burns III, Agent 234 SW Main Boulevard Lake City, FL 32056 Bus: 386-752-5866 Ill show you how life insurance can come in handy for more immediate family needs, like college. We put the life back in life insurance. CALL ME TODAY. There are also benets now. With life insurance, the benefits live on. State Farm Life Insurance Company (Not licensed in MA, NY or WI) State Farm Life and Accident Assurance Company (Licensed in NY and WI) Bloomington, IL1311019 John Burns III, Agent 234 SW Main Boulevard Lake City, FL 32056 Bus: 386-752-5866 Ill show you how life insurance can come in handy for more immediate family needs, like college. We put the life back in life insurance. CALL ME TODAY. There are also benets now. With life insurance, the benefits live on.State Farm Life Insurance Company (Not licensed in MA, NY or WI) State Farm Life and Accident Assurance Company (Licensed in NY and WI) Bloomington, IL1311019 John Burns III, Agent 234 SW Main Boulevard Lake City, FL 32056 Bus: 386-752-5866 Ill show you how life insurance can come in handy for more immediate family needs, like college. We put the life back in life insurance. CALL ME TODAY. There are also benets now. With life insurance, the benefits live on. 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6A TU ESDAY, AUAU G USTUS T 14, 2018 LOCAL L AA K EE CI TYTY R EE POR TETE R Back to school New Bethel MBC Celebrates Sesquicentennial The pastor and members of New Bethel MB Church of Lake City, FL, Inc. cordially invite the Lake City/Columbia County community to join us in our week-long celebration as we give praises to God for allowing us to lead souls to Christ for 150 years. We began our week-long celebration on Sunday, August 12, 2018, with Minister Chris Turner as our messenger for our 11:00 AM Youth Worship Service. Our celebration continues nightly, Monday through Friday, with our services beginning at 7:00 PM. Our nightly services are as follow: Monday, 8/13 Messenger: Dr. Ronald V. Walters, King Solomon UBC Jacksonville, FL Tuesday, 8/14 Messenger: Elder Melvin Goggins, Souls Harbor COGIC Lake City, FL Wednesday, 8/15 Messenger: Dr. Mark E. Crutcher, Mt. Olive AME Church Orlando, FL Thursday, 8/16 Messenger: Rev. Videll Williams, Faith Bible Church Sanderson, FL Friday, 8/17 Messenger: Dr. J. T. Simon, Moderator of First Central MB Association On Saturday, August 18, 2018, beginning at 5:00 PM, we will continue our celebration with our Sesquicentennial Banquet. The speaker for this occasion will be Rev. Isadore L. Williams, pastor of Philadelphia MBC, Lake City, FL. Our Sesquicentennial Celebration will conclude on Sunday, August 19, 2018, with services at 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM. The Bethel Family is in charge of the 11:00 AM service. Our own, Pastor Alvin J. Baker, is the morning messenger. Our 4:00 PM Sesquicentennial service will conclude our week-long celebration. The Rev. Dr. Tyrone Blue, pastor of the First Missionary Baptist Church of Gainesville, Florida, will be the messenger for our nal service. For New Bethel, this is surely a celebration that will be forever sealed in our hearts. 550 NE Martin Luther King Jr. St., Lake City, FL 32055 Tribute bands at Spirit The last show in this years Tribute Show Series at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak will be Aug. 18 with 4NR2 as the ultimate Foreigner Tribute Band and a rock n roll fantasy with Bad INC. as Bad Company. Rhonda and the Relics Band will kick off the weekend Friday in the Music Hall. Costume changes along with the look and sound of both bands for these bands which bring the best lineup of the multi-platinum band Foreigner live in their prime, led by a dynamic front man with all the range, power and presence of a young Lou Gramm. The Foreigner band is rounded out by seasoned players used to being in a top tribute band. Its the perfect band for young and old from rockers to the big pop songs and ballads that dominated radio in the 70s90s. Foreigner Tribute Band is expected to play such songs as Urgent, Cold as Ice, Hot Blooded, Head Games, Double Vision, Juke Box Hero, Dirty White Boy and Feels Like the First Time. Bad Company Tribute Band, paying tribute to one of the most iconic bands of all time, will bring back that 70s look, attitude and feel to honor their classic rock heroes songs such as Bad Company, Cant Get Enough, Rock N Roll Fantasy, Shooting Star and more. For more, call 386-3641683 or go to From staff reports grass, but we resolved all those problems and everybody is in class and everybody had a great day. The district expects to have more than 10,000 students enrolled during the 2018-19 school year. According to district reports, 8,923 students excluding Belmont Academy, where classes began last week attended the first day of classes. Carswell said the 2018-19 school year ended with 9,177 students. While the first day of school had less students than district officials anticipated, Carswell said he believed the rain impacted attendance numbers and he expects several hundred more students to be enrolled in school by around the Labor Day holiday period, increasing student population numbers to more than 10,000 students. We are growing, he said. Last year we grew with 120-something more students and we anticipate, with the numbers the state is looking at, that were growing again and its not because of kindergarten birth rate. Last year the birthrate was flat or down, but we continued grow, which means people are moving to the area. The school system also implemented new admittance and dismissal times for several schools. Elementary schools began five minutes earlier and their hours are from 7:40 a.m. 2:10 p.m. Melrose Park Elementary Schools hours are from 7:40 a.m. 2:40 a.m. The school has different hours because it was formerly a low performing facility and has extended instructional time. Richardson Sixth Grade Academy and Lake City Middle School will be in session from 8:45 a.m. 3:30 p.m. Pathways Academy is in session from 7:20 a.m. 1 p.m. Columbia High is in session from 8:28 a.m. 3:20 p.m. and Fort White High School classes run from 8:35 a.m. 3:25 p.m. Last year district secondary schools dismissed at 3:15 p.m. Coming into the school year, the school district was facing a teacher and bus driver shortage. Were working feverishly to schedule some bus drivers, Carswell said. We covered all the routes this morning either with mechanics or sub bus drivers and had a fantastic start. Transportation is always very difficult because its a fluid thing every morning and this morning the rain did not help. Carswell the district teacher shortage has been addressed and the district only needs to hire four additional instructors. The school district has 735 teachers thus far this year, which is enough teachers to accommodate 9,800 students. Belmont Academy has roughly 400 students, which is expected to drive the school districts student population over 10,000 students. We were four teachers short this morning, Carswell said, noting the needs were on the primary school level. SCHOOLContinued From 1A Photos by TONY BRITT/Lake City ReporterTOP LEFT: Lindsie SS heppard, an EE astside EE lementary SS chool first gr ade teacher, walks Kendall Burnsed, AA vry P eredot and Caden Parker through the schools bus rider area Monday after school. TOP RIGHT: DD estin Hosfor d (left), 9, and TT rinit y AA llen, 9, EE astside EE lemen tary SS chool SS afet y Patrol Officers, walk to the schools car rider area where they will help monitor children waiting to be picked up after school. ABOVE: Heidi Morse, an EE astside EE lemen tary SS chool teacher watches as students get on the bus following classes Monday. RIGHT: Heather Blair (from left), DD eputy M att DD ouglas, Keith Ha tcher and Lake City Middle SS chool principal R obert Cooper help students with their schedules Monday during the first day of school.


Lake City Reporter SPORTS Tuesday, August 14, 2018 ww Section B Story ideas? Contact Eric Jackson or Jordan Kroeger754-0420 Follow @LCR_Sports on Twitter for local stories, score updates and moreGIRLS GOLFLee hired at FWHS, but will there be a team?COURTESYFort White High School tweeted out this picture of its basketball court Sunday evening with a caption that read: Here is one final look at the old gym floor. The gym is about to undergo a major floor renovation project! This floor has served countless volleyball and basketball games and other school events for the past 18 years! We cannot wait to show you the new look! Stay tuned.. PREP SPORTSBuilding for the future Alabama, Georgia could be on an SEC collision course...again, 2B. Fort White gets set to renovate gym floor for first time in its 18 years of existence.By JORDAN KROEGERjkroeger@lakecityreporter.comFORT WHITE It took 18 years but Fort White is finally getting a new gym floor. Construction on the new court is set to begin soon and will hopefully be ready for the volleyball teams home opener on Sept. 6 against Eastside. This is the first time the school has changed the floor since the it opened in 2000. Fort White principal Keith Couey says the Columbia County school board will foot the bill for the court, which will cost more than $100,000. Its just time. Its only good for 10-12 years and its been 18 years. Its all about traction so were going to get a new floor, Couey said. Construction on the new floor was supposed to begin in June once school let out but multiple delays have pushed back the start date. But Fort White High Schools twitter account tweeted out two pictures of the old gym floor on Sunday to let people know the renovation was ready to begin with a caption that read: Here is one final look at the old gym floor. The gym is about to undergo a major floor renovation project! This floor has served countless volleyball and bas ketball games and other school events for the past 18 years! We cannot wait to show you the new look! Stay tuned.. They did bring in a dumpster Its just time. Its only good for 10-12 years and its been 18 years. Its all about traction so were going to get a new oor.Keith Couey Fort White High School principal, discussing the installation of the new gym floorCOURT continued on 6B By JORDAN KROEGERjkroeger@lakecityreporter.comFORT WHITE Theres a new golf coach at Fort White. The question is, will the Lady Indians have a team this season. Rachelle Lee was recently tabbed as the new head coach at Fort White and she hopes to have enough players for 2018. As of now, Sydney Jones is the only returning player from last year but Lee hopes to have more commit this Thursday when she holds a team School will hold meeting Thursday to fill out roster.PGA TOURFuture bright for Woods after PGA, but Koepka is in the way By EDDIE PELLSAssociated PressST. LOUIS Over an ear-splitting afternoon in which most of the cheers werent for him, Brooks Koepka got a taste of what golf feels like when Tiger Woods is in the hunt. And in his exhilarating but ultimately futile attempt to catch Koepka at the PGA Championship, Woods got a taste of what its going to take to get back on top in the majors. Woods provided the thrills Sunday a fist-pumping, club-slamming, roller-coaster ride of a final round in which he threatened from beginning to end but couldnt knock Koepka out of the lead, or deny him the trophy. Koepka heard the com-RICHARD ULREICH/Zuma Press/TNSBrooks Koepka raises the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship on Sunday at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, Mo. Koepka beat Woods by two strokes to win PGA Sunday.PRO FOOTBALLJaguars suspend Ramsey, Fowler for roles in practice fightBy MARK LONGAssociated PressJACKSONVILLE The Jacksonville Jaguars suspended All-Pro cornerback Jalen Ramsey and defensive end Dante Fowler on Sunday for violating team rules and conduct unbecoming a Jaguars football player. Neither one will make the trip to Minnesota today for two days of joint practices and a preseason game. The teams play Saturday. Fowler was involved in several fights Sunday, including one after practice with fellow defensive end Yannick Ngakoue. Ramsey shouted profanities at media members who captured the altercation on video and later threatened reporters with war for releasing the video. Ramsey made his threat via Twitter. The team released a one-sentence statement Sunday evening announcing the suspensions. Coach Doug Marrone is expected to address the decision Tuesday. The whole thing seem ingly started during practice and carried off the field. Ngakoue and Fowler exchanged words while leaving practice, prompting a skirmish in which no punches were thrown. Ngakoue and Fowler got into it again outside the practice-field gates and had to be pulled apart by teammates, coaches and security personnel. General manager Dave Caldwell could FIGHT continued on 5B FUTURE continued on 6B LEE continued on 6B Fowler Ramsey B1


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SCOREBOARD TV LISTINGSTuesday, Aug. 14 MLB BASEBALL 2 p.m. MLB Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs 7 p.m. MLB Regional coverage, Boston at Philadelphia OR Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees SOFTBALL 7 p.m. ESPN2 Little League Softball World Series, first semifinal, at Portland, Ore. 9:30 p.m. ESPN2 Little League Softball World Series, second semifinal, at Portland, Ore. WNBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. NBA Chicago at Minnesota 10:30 p.m. NBA New York at Los AngelesNASCARMonster Energy Cup Points Leaders Through Aug. 12 1. Kyle Busch, 986. 2. Kevin Harvick, 924. 3. Martin Truex Jr, 842. 4. Kurt Busch, 750. 5. Clint Bowyer, 732. 6. Joey Logano, 723. 7. Brad Keselowski, 709. 8. Ryan Blaney, 687. 9. Denny Hamlin, 684. 10. Kyle Larson, 681. 11. Chase Elliott, 647. 12. Aric Almirola, 639. 13. Erik Jones, 596. 14. Jimmie Johnson, 572. 15. Alex Bowman, 542. 16. Ricky Stenhouse Jr, 480. 17. Paul Menard, 472. 18. Daniel Suarez, 460. 19. Ryan Newman, 456. 20. Austin Dillon, 451. XFINITY Points Leaders Through Aug. 11 1. Christopher Bell, 781. 2. Daniel Hemric, 754. 3. Elliott Sadler, 754. 4. Cole Custer, 752. 5. Justin Allgaier, 751. 6. Brandon Jones, 623. 7. Tyler Reddick, 606. 8. Ryan Truex, 596. 9. Austin Cindric, 559. 10. Matt Tifft, 548. 11. Ryan Reed, 514. 12. Ross Chastain, 454. 13. Michael Annett, 405. 14. John Hunter Nemechek, 401. 15. Kaz Grala, 360. 16. Ryan Sieg, 354. 17. Jeremy Clements, 350. 18. Spencer Gallagher, 327. 19. Alex Labbe, 327. 20. Garrett Smithley, 298. Camping World Truck Points Leaders Through Aug. 11 1. Johnny Sauter, 625. 2. Noah Gragson, 569. 3. Grant Enfinger, 550. 4. Stewart Friesen, 536. 5. Brett Moffitt, 533. 6. Matt Crafton, 497. 7. Justin Haley, 494. 8. Ben Rhodes, 492. 9. Myatt Snider, 403. 10. Cody Coughlin, 380. 11. Dalton Sargeant, 377. 12. Todd Gilliland, 371. 13. Austin Hill, 348. 14. Austin Wayne Self, 320. 15. Wendell Chavous, 268. 16. Justin Fontaine, 259. 17. Jordan Anderson, 256. 18. Joe Nemechek, 185. 19. Norm Benning, 176. 20. Jennifer Jo Cobb, 172.Anthony signs 1-year, deal with RocketsHOUSTON (AP) Carmelo Anthony signed a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Houston Rockets on Monday. Anthony was traded from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Atlanta Hawks last month before the Hawks released him. Houston general manager Daryl Morey announced the signing and the Rockets posted a picture on social media of Anthony signing his contract.MLBAMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W L P ct GB Bost on 85 35 .708 New Y ork 74 43 .632 9 Tampa Ba y 60 58 .508 24 Tor onto 53 64 .453 30 Baltimore 35 84 .294 49 Cen tral Division W L P ct GB Cleveland 66 51 .564 Minnesota 54 63 .462 12 Detr oit 49 69 .415 17 Chicago 42 75 .359 24 Kansas C ity 35 82 .299 31 West D ivision W L P ct GB Houston 73 46 .613 Oakland 70 48 .593 2 Sea ttle 69 50 .580 4 Los A ngeles 59 60 .496 14 Te xas 52 68 .433 21 NATIONAL LEA GUE East Division W L P ct GB Atlan ta 65 51 .560 Philadelphia 65 52 .556 Washingt on 60 58 .508 6 New Y ork 49 66 .426 15 Miami 48 72 .400 19 Cen tral Division W L P ct GB Chicago 68 49 .581 Milw aukee 67 54 .554 3 St Louis 63 55 .534 5 Pittsbur gh 61 58 .513 8 Cincinna ti 52 66 .441 16 West D ivision W L P ct GB Ar izona 65 54 .546 Los A ngeles 64 55 .538 1 Color ado 63 55 .534 1 San F rancisco 59 60 .496 6 San Diego 48 72 .400 17 Sunday s Games Boston 4, Baltimore 1 N.Y. Yankees 7, Texas 2 Toronto 2, Tampa Bay 1 Detroit 4, Minnesota 2 Cleveland 9, Chicago White Sox 7 Seattle 4, Houston 3, 10 innings St. Louis 8, Kansas City 2 Oakland 8, L.A. Angels 7 Arizona 9, Cincinnati 2 N.Y. Mets 4, Miami 3 Atlanta 8, Milwaukee 7 Colorado 4, L.A. Dodgers 3 San Diego 9, Philadelphia 3 San Francisco 4, Pittsburgh 3 Chicago Cubs 4, Washington 3 Mondays Games Atlanta 9, Miami 1, 1st game N.Y. Mets at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Detroit, 7:10 p.m. Cleveland at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. Miami at Atlanta, 7:35 p.m., 2nd game Arizona at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Washington at St. Louis, 8:10 p.m. Toronto at Kansas City, 8:15 p.m. Seattle at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at San Diego, 10:10 p.m. San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. Todays Games Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. Boston at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Detroit, 7:10 p.m. Cleveland at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. Miami at Atlanta, 7:35 p.m. Arizona at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Colorado at Houston, 8:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m. Toronto at Kansas City, 8:15 p.m. Washington at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. Seattle at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at San Diego, 10:10 p.m. San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m.Toussaint helps Braves rout Marlins in debutATLANTA (AP) Touki Toussaint broke into the majors with six dazzling innings, leading the first-place Braves to a 9-1 rout of the Miami Marlins in the first game of a doubleheader Monday. Ronald Acuna homered and drove in three runs to make things easier for his fellow rookie. Pablo Lopez (2-3) took the loss for the Marlins SEC PREVIEWAlabama, Georgia could be on an SEC collision course...againBy JOHN ZENORAssociated PressGeorgia coach Kirby Smart gave mentor Nick Saban and Alabama a run for their money in the national championship game and did it again in the offseason. Smart brought in the nations top recruiting class and stayed on point with Saban-like messages about guarding against complacency and embracing the pressure of high expectations while dismissing potential as dormant ability. We cant allow complacency to slip into our program and slip into our staff because I know that will eat away at the core fundamentals that we started to believe, Smart said during Southeastern Conference media days. Clearly a sentiment Saban would endorse. Alabama and defending SEC champion Georgia could very well be on a collision course for a championship again, though its more likely to be a meeting in the league title game this time. The Tide didnt win the West last season after falling to Auburn in the regular-season finale. The Crimson Tide approaches the season widely regarded as the favorite to win a sixth national title in the last decade. That overtime win over his former defensive coordinators team did leave Saban with a monthslong quarterback controversy: Heralded championship game hero Tua Tagovailoa vs. two-year starter Jalen Hurts But neither mentor nor star pupil wanted their teams dwelling on that game or last season. Were constantly looking for the next edge... Smart said. Sabans message to his team: Forget about what happened last year. The league welcomes five new head coaches, including Saban disciples Jimbo Fisher at Texas A&M and Jeremy Pruitt at Tennessee. Fisher returned to his SEC Western Division roots from Florida State after past stints at LSU and Auburn with a 10-year, $75 million deal The primary SEC West challenger to Alabama might be defending champion Auburn, which returns quarterback Jarrett Stidham and has one of the leagues most talented defensive lines. But Fishers Aggies return 15 starters and Mississippi State has 17 back. South Carolina and Dan Mullens Florida seem the most likely to challenge Georgia in the East. Some other things to know about the SEC in 2018:THE FAVORITESEast: Georgia. The clear division front-runner after making it to the brink of the Bulldogs first national title since 1980. Kirby Smart must replace tailbacks Nick Chubb and Sony Michel, along with linebacker Roquan Smith and six other defensive starters. Quarterback Jake Fromm is back after an impressive freshman season (presuming he faces down a challenge from five-star recruit Justin Fields ). West: Alabama. With enviable quarterback options and strong front lines, the Tide remains the team to beat even after a runner-up division finish to rival Auburn. The Tide defense must replace eight NFL draft picks and the entire starting secondary. Tailback Damien Harris is a stalwart in the offense.TOP PLAYERSDeandre Baker, CB, Georgia. Baker had nine pass breakups last season to go along with three interceptions, including one in the national championship game. A.J. Brown, WR, Mississippi. Might have a hard time matching his huge 2017 numbers (75 catches, 1,252 yards, 11 touchdowns) if only because of QB Shea Pattersons departure. Raekwon Davis, DL, Alabama. Anchors the defensive line after racking up 8.5 sacks as a sophomore. Drew Lock QB, Missouri. Led the nation with an SEC-record 44 touchdown passes, while flirting with 4,000 yards. First-team All-SEC quarterback. Deebo Samuel WR/RS, South Carolina. Tied for the team lead in 2017 with six touchdowns three receptions, one run, two kick returns despite breaking his leg in the third game. Jarrett Stidham, QB, Auburn. His 3,158 passing yards as a first-year starter ranks second in school history. Montez Sweat, DE, Mississippi State. Tied for the league lead with both 10.5 sacks and 15.5 tackles for loss. The sack total was the highest by a Bulldogs player since 2005. Devin White, LB, LSU. Led the league with 133 tackles and was SEC defensive player of the week four times.NEW FACESTexas A&Ms Fisher, Floridas Mullen, Mississippis sort of new Matt Luke, Arkansas Chad Morris and Mississippi States Joe Moorhead Also Alabama has six new assistants, including the coordinators on both sides of the ball. On the field, Georgia tailback Zamir White and Alabama cornerback Patrick Surtain Jr. are among the potential impact newcomers.ON THE HOT SEATWith five new head coaches, there are fewer in precarious situations. Vanderbilts Derek Mason enters Year 5 seeking his first winning season. Kentuckys Mark Stoops and LSUs Ed Orgeron might be in some jeopardy with big drop offs.CURTIS COMPTON/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNSAlabama head coach Nick Saban holds his SEC Media Days press conference at the College Football Hall of Fame on July 18 in Atlanta, Ga.


ARIES (March 21-April 19): Dont worry so much about what others do. As long as you are happy with your performance, kindness and personal and spiritual growth, you can be proud of who you are and what you have to oer. Love and romance are encouraged. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): A change of plans shouldnt throw you o your schedule. Dont become disconcerted if someone isnt into doing what you do. Carry on and enjoy yourself, regardless of who is in your corner and who isnt. Consistency matters. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Update your appearance to give yourself a boost. How you present who you are and what you are capable of doing will make a dierence. Rely on your intelligence to help you sort through any dierences you have with others. CANCER (June 21-July 22): Problems at home will fester if you are moody or dont address the real problem. Skirting issues or sulking will only make others distance themselves from you. Look at whatever positive you can nd in any situation; youll turn things around. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Travel, communication and sorting out any dierences you have with someone will lead to greater success and happiness. Work with, not against, whats best in the long term. Short-term benets will not sustain what you are trying to achieve. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A change to the way you approach others will help you uncover problems that are holding you back. If you want someone to see things from your perspective, nd a fun way to display your feelings and plans for the future. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): If emotions start to take over, look for something to do that gives back. If you are helping someone, you will realize everyone faces adversity, and doing something about it instead of dwelling on the negative is your best recourse. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Keep things in perspective. Steer clear of those unwilling to budge so you can continue to do your own thing without having to put up with nonsense that will slow you down. Its important to keep moving forward. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Do a good job and be proud of your accomplishments. A positive attitude will draw attention to how procient you are. Build solid relationships at work as well as in your personal life, but dont let others cost you. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Dont let negativity seep into your conversations or the way you treat others. Confront any issues you have with an open mind and heart. Let others do what works best for them; youll get more in return. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Put all your papers, feelings and plans for the future in or der. Knowing what you want to end up with will help you move forward at an even pace. Dont let the actions of others lead to costly setbacks. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Look for new ways to make your money work for you. Go over contracts, negotiate and look for innovative ways to move forward with your plans. Align yourself with positive, productive people who are heading in a similar direction. LAKE CIT Y REPOR TER ADVICE & COMICS TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2018 3B CIPHER DEAR ABBY: Im a 35-yearold gay man who has been in a serious relationship for ve years. During the last year, my signicant other, Grady, has grown very close with a female co-worker of mine he met at my oce party. (Ill call her Tina.) ey have become inseparable, and when they ar ent hanging out, hes constantly texting and calling her. At rst I didnt have a problem with it, but lately Im getting some strange vibes. Grady always said he was never attracted to women, but I have caught him ogling Tina when shes at our pool in her bikini. He acts like a jealous boyfriend when men approach her and even ran o a couple she briey dated. Yesterday there was a re in the building where I work, and everyone was forced to evacuate. Last night I discovered that when Grady heard it on the radio, he le his job to come and get Tina and drive her home. Not once did he attempt to contact me to see how I was doing. When I confronted him, he argued that Tina doesnt have a car (which is true), and said he was worried because shes just a kid. But, Abby, shes NOT a kid. Tina is 25 years old and capable of calling a taxi or asking for a ride. I told him that rather than leave work, he could have called me and asked me to drive her home. Later he admitted that she hadnt tried to contact him -that his worry drove him to come and get her, which indicates to me that something more is going on. Am I overreacting like he says, or should I be worried Im about to lose my man? -JEALOUS IN TEXAS DEAR JEALOUS: Grady does seem xated on Tina. I have heard of straight men repressing their homosexual feelings until they are middle-aged, so I suppose its possible for a gay man to discover that hes bisexual. at said, Im not sure you are overreacting. Whether Tina is a threat to your relationship only he can answer. If Grady is willing to go with you, relationship counseling should be available at your nearest gay and lesbian community center. I suggest this because the two of you may need an unbiased referee to prevent an honest conversation about your feelings from degenerating into an argument. DEAR ABBY: My in-laws (whom I love) stay with us twice a year and we enter tain them while theyre here. Whenever they are in town, my husbands ex-wife insists on meeting them for lunch. It has been 10 years since my husband and his ex were divorced. ey have adult children. Her inclusion hurts my feelings, and I suspect my in-laws are just afraid of hurting the exs feelings. She is remarried, too. How would you feel? -TIRED OF IT IN TENNESSEE DEAR TIRED: I would feel less threatened than you apparently do, and this is how I would handle it: Id keep the visit positive, and realize the ex is ancient history. I would not let her presence ruin the visit. Your in-laws are adults. If they didnt want to see her, they would nd a way to tell her that they couldnt t her in. If necessary, I would also remind myself that their having lunch with her has nothing to do with the relationship they have with me, which is what I recommend you do. Abigail Van Friendship with woman makes waves in mans relationship DILBERT BABY BLUES BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD CLASSIC PEANUTS DEAR ABBY HOROSCOPES | THE LAST WORD BY EUGENIA LASTAug. 14: Singer Dash Crofts of Seals and Crofts is 80. Singer David Crosby is 77. Country singer Connie Smith is 77. Actor-musician Steve Martin is 73. Actor Antonio Fargas (Starsky and Hutch) is 72. Bassist Larry Graham of Sly and the Family Stone is 72. CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS Write Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.


4B TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2018CLASSIFIED LAKE CITY REPORTERClassi ed Department 755-5440 CLASSIFIEDLAKE CITY REPORTER ADVANTAGETake ADvantage of the Reporter Classifieds!755-5440 Do you want a career at a Premier Healthcare Facility?The new Avalon Healthcare oers competitive rates of pay and excellent bonus and employee recognition programs. Come join our dynamic new team where sta is a priority. The following positions are now available:*CNAs (all shifts) *LPNs/RNs (Sign-on bonus) *Nursing Unit Manager *Director of Rehab.Apply in person to 1270 SW Main Blvd., Lake City, FL 32025. \002 btn \002 btn \000 bttnbfr fntb \002 tnf rr \002\005 \002\005 \002\005 \002\005 \002\005 Great South Timber & Lumber, LLC, a lumber manufacturing company in Lake City has an opening for an Electrician/PLC / IT Technician. Experience required. Salary based upon experience. Please call 386-7523774 for appt. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2018-140 CP IN RE: ESTATE OF RUSSELL W. FRANKS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Russell W. Franks, deceased, whose date of death was June 23, 2018, is pending in the Circuit Court fo r Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, the address o f which is 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, FL 32055. The names and addresses of the personal representative and th e personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the deceden t and other p ersons havin g pg 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 agains t 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 August 14, 2018. Personal Representative: Michele Rose Franks 268 SE Elm Loop Lake City, Florida 32025 Attorney for Personal Representative: William B. Brannon, Jr. Florida Bar Number: 327484 934 NE Lake DeSoto Circle Lake City, FL 32055 Telephone: (386) 755-3456 E-Mail: 449767 August 14, 21, 2018 LAKE BUTLER HOSPITAL Registered Nurse FT-PRN Certified Nursing Assistant Lab Tech PRN Director of Environmental Services Director of Rehabilitation Facility Maintenance Tech Executive Assistant Staff Accountant/HR Generalist Patient Sitter For further information, please visit our website: (386) 496-2323 EXT 9258, FAX (386) 496-2105 Equal Employmen t Opportunity / Drug & Tobacco Free Workplace IN THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 12-2018-CA-000058 SPECIALIZED LOAN SERVICING LLC, Plaintiff, vs. KEVIN TODD FALCON, et al. Defendant. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed July 31, 2018 entered in Civil Case No. 12-2018-CA-00005 8 of the Circuit Court of the THIRD Judicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Lake City, Florida, the Clerk of Cour t will sell to the highest and bes t bidder for cash at Columbia County Courthouse, 173 Northeast Hernando Ave. 3rd Floor, Lake City, FL. 32055 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 10th day of October, 2018 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: THE SOUTH 49.50 FEET OF LOT 4 AND THE NORTH OF LOT 5, IN BLOCK 3, OF LAKE VILLAS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, AT PAGE 108, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA 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. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to th e provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administration at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if th e time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; i f you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated this 2nd day of August, 2018. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court BY: /s/ S. Weeks Deputy Clerk 448181 August 14, 21, 2018 P/T transition to F/T MUST b e proficient in Family Law and Personal Injury experience a plus. Send resumes to northfloridaparalegal@gmail. com Positions available at North Florida Community College, Madison FL: Dir of Resource Development; Coordinator of Recruitment; Academic Case Manager; Programmer/Data Retrieval Manager; Associate Dean of Economic Development & Technical Programs. See for details. Older enclosed semi trailer without refrigeration unit fo r sale, make offer. 386-755-1970 Needed Laborer for machine shop work must have good math skills and be able to read tape measure, need to be a hard worker and drug free. Fulltime, start $12.00 per hr. Appl y in person Grizzly Mfg, 174 n e Cortez Terr. Lake City One position open to work with one existing IT person, with established company of 46 years, with over 35 years of having a computer network. Health insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Previous experience working with SyteLine and/or Mongoose a plus, A degree in a technical discipline is preferred, Enterprise Resource Planning system basic knowledge, specifically Cloud Suite Industrial/SyteLine, Supporting and maintaining and upgrading a Company's LAN, wireless network (WLAN), ISP circuits, firewalls and phone system infrastructure, Excellent verbal and written communication skills, Website design and ecommerce skills, Microsoft. NET technologies, including TSQL, C#, and VB.Net, Solid analytical and problem-solving skills, Flexibility in dealing with simultaneous projects, Strong customer service attitude, Strong self-motivation but no t afraid to ask for help, Hold yourself and your work to high standards, Ability to work with minimal supervision and mee t deadlines, High energy level; ability to persist. Please apply in person 3631 E US Hwy 90 Lake City or send resume to Young Red Point Siamese needs home. Adoption Fee paid. LC Humane Society IN THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2017-CA-000259 U.S. Bank National Association as Indenture Trustee fo r Springleaf Mortgage Loan Trust 2013-2, Mortgage-Backed Notes, Series 2013-2 -vs.Annette Pitts Jones; Unknown Spouse of Annette Pitts Jones; Unknown Parties in Possession #1, if living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who ar e not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants; Unknown Parties in Possession #2, if living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who ar e not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to order rescheduling foreclosure sale or Final Judgment, entered in Civil Case No. 2017-CA-000259 of the Circui t Court of the 3rd Judicial Circui t in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein U.S. Bank National Association as Indenture Trustee for Springleaf Mortgage Loan Trust 2013-2, MortgageBacked Notes, Series 2013-2, Plaintiff and Annette Pitts Jones are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, P. Dewitt Cason, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE COURTROOM ONE OF THE COLUMBIA COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LOCATED AT 17 3 HERNANDO AVENUE, LAKE CITY, COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on August 29, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: THE LAND REFERRED TO IN THIS EXHIBIT IS LOCATED IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA IN THE COUNTY OF COLUMBIA IN DEED BOOK 1104 PAGE 2214 AND MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTH LINE OF THE N OF S OF NW OF SW OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA WITH THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY OF NORTH U.S. HIGHWAY 441 AND RUN THENCE N 00 DEGREES 25'33" W, ALONG SAID WEST RIGHT OF WAY, 105.00 FEET; THENCE S 8 7 DEGREES 47'13" W, 206.10 FEET; THENCE S 00 DEGREES 25'33" E, 105.00 FEET TO THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID N OF S OF NW OR SW ; THENCE N 87 DEGREES 47'13" E, ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE, 206.10 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTAINING 0.5 0 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. TOGETHER WITH AND SUBJECT TO AN INGRESS AND EGRESS EASEMENT (3 0 FEET WIDE) BEING AND LYING 15 FEET ON EACH SIDE OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED CENTERLINE: COMMENCE AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTH LINE OF THE N OF S OF NW OF SW OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA WITH THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY OF NORTH U.S. HIGHWAY 441 AND RUN THENCE N 00 DEGREES 25'33" W, ALONG THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY OF NORTH U.S. HIGHWAY 441. 116.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF SAID CENTERLINE; THENCE S 89 DEGREES 34'27" W, 17.04 FEET TO A POINT OF A CURVE, THENCE RUN WESTERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTH HAVING A RADIUS OF 275.00 FEET, A DELTA OF 26 DEGREES 39'12", A CHORD BEARING AND DISTANCE OF S 76 DEGREES 14'51" W 126.78 FEET, AN ARC LENGTH OF 127.93 FEET TO A POINT O F TANGENCY; THENCE S 62 DEGREES 55'15" W, 73.40 FEET TO THE POINT OF TERMINATION OF SAID CENTERLINE. THE SIDE LINES OF SAID INGRESS AND EGRESS EASEMENT TO THE EXTENDED OR SHORTENED TO MEET AT RIGHT OF WAYS AND PROPERTY LINES. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN MANUFACTURED HOME, YEAR: 1982, MAKE: SUNCOASTER, VIN#: LFL2AB413203489 AND VIN#: LFL2BB413203489. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to th e provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administration at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if th e time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; i f you are hearing or voice imp aired, call 711. p Dated August 1, 2018 P. Dewitt Cason CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Columbia County, Florida /s/ S. Weeks DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT 447675 August 7, 14, 2018 Head Teller-SunState FCU Full-Time Position Avail. Strong customer service skills, high volume cash handling, supervisory exp and professional appearance REQ. Great pay and benefits! App REQ and avail a t Fax to 386-462-4686. DFWP, EOE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 2017-CA-88 RENSANT BANK, a Mississippi corporation, as successor b y merger with HERITAGEBANK OF THE SOUTH, a Georgia corporation as successor b y merger with ALARION BANK, a Florida corporation Plaintiff, vs. KIRK M. EPPENSTEIN, Defendant. NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgmen t in Foreclosure dated the 31st day of July 2018 in the Third Judicial Circuit, in and fo r Columbia County, Florida, wherein the above-named Plaintiff and the above-named Defendant were parties thereto, that I, P. DeWitt Cason, Columbia County Clerk of th e Circuit Court, will sell to the highest and best bidder fo r cash in person on the Third (3rd) Floor of the Columbia County Clerk of Court House located at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055 at 11:00 o'clock a.m. on the 3rd day of October, 2018 in accordance with section 45.031, Florida Statutes, the following described property in Columbia County, Florida: Parcel 14: Commence at the NE corner o f Section 25, Township 6 South, Range 15 East, and run thence S.8835'00"W., along the North line of said Section 25, a distance of 1662.89 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue S.8835'00"W., a distance of 332.58 feet; thence S.0128'35"E., a distance o f 664.76 feet; thence S.01 28'35"E., a distance of 664.76 feet, thence N.8832'50"E., a distance of 332.24 feet; thence N.0127'42"W., a distance o f 1329.31 feet to the Point of Beginning. Parcel 15: Commence at the NE corner o f Section 25, Township 6 South, Range 15 East, and run thence S.8835'00"W., along the North line of the NE of said Section 25, a distance of 1995.47 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue S.8835'00"W., a distance of 176.79 feet to a concrete monument on the East right of way of the Florida Power Corporation power line; thence S.8835'00"W., a distance of 405.12 feet to a concrete monument on the West right of way of said power line; thence S.8836'46"W., a distance of 83.25 feet to the NW corner of the NE of said Section 25; thence S.0130'21"E., along the West line of said NE a distance of 664.97 feet; thence N.8833'56"E., a distance of 664.82 feet; thence N.0 l28'35"W;., 664.76 feet t o the Point of Beginning. Parcel 16: Commence at the NE corner o f Section 25, Township 6 South, Range 15 East, and run thence S.8832'00''W., along the North line of said Section 25, a distance of 1995.47 feet; thence S.0128'35"E., a distance o f 664.76 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue S.01 28 '35"E., a distance of 664.76 feet; S.8832'50''W., a distance of 664.48 feet to the West line of the NE ; thence N.0130'21"W., along said West line a distance o f 664.97 feet; thence N.8833' 56E., a distance of 664.82 fee t to the Point of Beginning. All together with a 2004 Circle J Mobile Home VIN#CJ83404GAJFBF0142 listed as and permanently affixed and attached thereto as real property (RP #12209868) 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. YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED that 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 the ADA Coordinator at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055, or telephone (386) 758-1342 at least 7 days prior to the scheduled court appearance or immediately upon receipt of this notification if the time of the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired call 711. Dated this 7th day of August 2018. P. DeWitt Cason, As Clerk of Court By: /s/ S. Weeks As Deputy Clerk 449060 August 14, 21, 2018


Classied Department 755-5440 LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2018 5B rrf ntbnnbrfCLASSIFIEDttt 5B Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS100918 3/2 in Mayfair, split floor plan, open kit to living area $199,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS101146 2/1.5 w/many updates, multiple rooms w/lake views, $229,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS101204 4/ 3 fam rm w/FP, breakfast nook, formal living & dining rooms, $269,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Patti Taylor 623-6896 MLS101284 Updated 3/3 pool home on 5ac, 3 car garage, out bldg, new roo f & kit, $319,000 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS98034 4/3 on 17th Green alongside the 18th Fairway in Country Club, brick FP, $239,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Patti Taylor 623-6896 MLS98928 2 story river home w/2/2 upstairs $ 1/1 down w/elevator, gas FP, 24ft floating dock, 18x20 wkshp $450,000 Country Rivers Realty, LLC 497-3305 MLS101282 Sante Fe River cabin, private dock, concrete block construction w/clay tile floors $169,900 Country Rivers Realty, LLC 497-3305 MLS101615 3/2 on Ichetucknee w/2 wooded acres, huge screened porch, private dock w/gazebo $499,000 Country Rivers Realty, LLC 497-3305 MLS101651 $89,900 Remodeled '92 TWMH, roof, floors, appliances. Between Lake City & Gainesville Daniel Crapps Agency 3973002 MLS101371 $3950/acre, 158+ acres in 6 yr old planted pines in Suwannee Co. south o f CR252/CR49 interchange Daniel Crapps Agency 3973002 MLS101386 $139,900 2/2 on 1/2 ac on Suwannee Rive r just south of Santa Fe River. Daniel Crapps Agency 3973002 MLS101479 Wellborn lakefront, fully furnished 4/2 mfg home on 19.93ac. $199,000 Daniel Crapps Agency 3973002 MLS99190 $389,000 4/3.5 perfect for entertaining, w/chef's kit, upstairs bonus room on 5 acres. Daniel Crapps Agency 3973002 MLS99149 $3500/ac. Tract is off CR349 in Suwannee Co, between Live Oak & Branford. Daniel Crapps Agency 7555110 MLS101356 $750,000 Prime industrial location w/frontage on US90 & Arlington Blvd. Completely fenced. 1/2 to 5 acre lots; owner financing. some with w/s/pp Deas Bullard/BKL Properties 386-752-4339 Denise Milligan-Bose Realt y 438-5627 MLS100074 3/2.5 within riding distance of some best known horse farms in Florida. $210,000 Denise Milligan-Bose Realt y 438-5627 MLS100549 $89,900 3/2 mfg home in Eastside Village, spacious & completely u p dated. Denise Milligan-Bose Realt y 438-5627 MLS97867 $265,000 4/3 upscale home in gated community, custom cabinets & sold oak stairway. United Country, Dicks Realt y 752-8585 MLS101049 2 story 5/3 on Santa Fe River, less than 5 min from where 3 rivers converge. $379,777 United Country, Dicks Realt y 752-8585 MLS101075 3/2.5 river house right off Suwannee River, FP, vaulted ceilings. $169,000 United Country, Dicks Realt y 752-8585 MLS101153 3/2 MH on just under 5 ac in country, close to Lake City & Ft White. $112,000 Starting at $ 625/mo, tile floors, fresh paint. Great Area. Call ( 386 ) 752-9626 3/2 DWMH very private on 47 close to town. $950/mo $500/sec dep. 386-365-6228 Five Ash Forest, Lake City's premier 55 plus manufactured home community. 752-7207 Lo t lease includes water, sewer, garbage & lawn maintenance. Hallmark Real Estate Jane t Creel 719-0382 MLS100414 4BR home on over 13ac, spli t plan, fenced pasture & 2 workshops $187,500 Hallmark Real Estate Jane t Creel 719-0382 MLS100841 New roof in 2017, 12x20 screened back porch w/hot tub, move-in ready $199,000 Hallmark Real Estate Jane t Creel 719-0382 MLS100940 Country estate pool hom e w/wraparound porch on 38.09ac,master, & loft w/2br Hallmark Real Estate Lacie Lantroop 697-1681 MLS101047 $95,000 Historical 4/2.5, lg kit, front & back wrap around porches w/screened areas Hallmark Real Estate Vic Lantroop 623-6401 MLS98661 2.5 ac deep in Cannon Creek Airpark, corner lot & dead end street. $44,500 Hallmark Real Estate Jane t Creel 719-0382 MLS100186 Great commercial bldg in Madison, 2 yr old roof, lg walk-in safe, security system $275,000 2BR/2BA No Pets. Smok e Free. $750/mo Call 386-867 9231 for details. Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty Sabrina Suggs 854-068 6 MLS95057 $229,000 4/3 Open floor plan & private master ste, all on 1 floor, great location. Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS100873 Lakefront at Timber Lake 4/2.5 galley style kit, Fla rm w/lg windows, wood deck $280,000 Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS101145 3/2 brick, screened room to saltwater pool, 24x36 barn workshop, greenhouse chicken coop Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS101181 4/2 w/lg kit, covered front porch w / handicap ramp on 2.10ac, fenced, elec gate $159,000 Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS101366 3/ 3 screened ceramic tile lanai loo k atlake, gas FP, wood FP, dock reaches water. $275,000 Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS101447 4/2 all brick, lg open rooms, screened porch, in ground pool, 1.2ac corner lot. $334,500 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. Truck Driver/Equipment OperatorThe Lake City Reporter seeks a part-time overnight truck driver (Class E license OK) to drive its commercial delivery truck between its printing facility and office. Our commercial driver picks up several strapped pallets of printed products each night and delivers them to our facility. Round trip is about 175 miles per night. Position also requires operational knowledge and use of a fork lift. Position is 25 hours per week. Provide resume, work history and references. DOT physical and preemployment drug screen required of finalists. EOE. Email: No phone calls please. PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to 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. 3/2 brick, end of cul-de-sac, lg yard, garage $1100/mo $1000/ dep, pet fee. 386-365-8543 Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS100969 $130,000 Great opportunity, spaciouscorner lot bldg on US90, lg reception area, private offices. Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS101179 $580,000 4/3.5 pool home on 13+ac, expansive kit, lg master, pavered pool deck & cover lanai Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS101197 $199,900 3/2 in Callaway S/D, split plan, sizeable kit, spacious master, fenced back yard. Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS101454 $105,000 10ac parcel w/lg yard, home w/split plan, screened bac k porch. private setting. Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS101415 $24,900 Beautiful 5ac bldg lot w/underground electric service. Site built homes only. Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS101095 $489,000 Commercial property w/ almost 4000 SF Steel bldg on 1.9ac, includes rental properties. 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. 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 Stylist need at Southern Exposure Salon 3 86-288-8401 3/2 brick w/carport, lg lot, wood plank floors, new paint, W/D, $1050/mo 1st+sec 288-8401 Registered Paint Mare, rock steady w/children, 14-1 5 hands. $1200 386-755-1970 Poole Realty David Mince y 590-0157 MLS100053 4/2 on 4+ac lot in woods, wheelchair accessible, stone front FP, lg walk in closets $129,900 Poole Realty Anita Handy 2085877 MLS98363 $189,500 2/2 in River Woods at Adven t Christian Village 55+ community, open floor plan. Poole Realty Anita Handy 2085877 MLS98590 $219,000 3/2.5 w/gas FP, central vac, formal dining, custom wood cabinets in kit and more! Poole Realty Kellie Shirah 2083847 MLS99522 $169,900 2 newer homes on 4ac, both w/spacious kitchens, lg island, both w/4BR, FP Poole Realty David Mince y 590-0157 MLS100784 3/2 DWMH w/newer metal roof on 29ac, RV barn, quiet area w/room to grow. $375,000 Poole Realty Kellie Shirah 2083847 MLS99388 $474,900 5/5 split level overlooking lg, natural spring fed pond, FP, kit w/island cook top& walk-in pantry Welder Needed Hiring full time certified welder must be able to fit, read measuring tape & dial caliper exp. required. Apply in person Grizzly Mfg, 174 NE Cortez Terrace Lake City FL 32055 No Calls 2BR/1 & 1/2 bath, fenced yard, central H&A, city water. $625/mo, 1st, last and $200 deposit, application required. 386466-6376. Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS100166 $295,000 4/2 w/Italian marble, split plan, open kitchen Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS100959 $69,700 2/1 cottage in LC fenced, patio, new metal roof. Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS94358 $39,900 3.7ac on cul-de-sac in High Pointe Farms. Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS99218 $83,900 7.5ac lot in Rose Creek Plantation. Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS101562 $295,000 Henderson House currently used as offices. Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS99726 $149,900 Former doctor office in Live Oak w/4 exam rooms Windsong ApartmentsWe offer 1, 2, & 3 BR's Apply On-Line!windsong-apartmentliving.com386-758-8455 From staff reportsNinety-two players competed in the Hornet Classic on August 4. The team of Will Bozeman, Robbie Kerby, Henry McCray and Lance McCray came in first with a 55. The team of Nick Goff, Steve Smithy, Phillip Russell and Shayne Edge came in second with a 55. The team of Wroten Land, Chris Land, Ehrin Beach and Dennis Crawford came in third with a 55. Wayne McCray won the Closest the Pin, Will Bozeman won Longest Drive, Trey Jackson won the Longest Putt and Matt Pearson won the Putting Contest. The Saturday Blitz costs $15 plus cart fee and is open to anyone but you must tee off by 9:30 a.m. Just call the pro shop to make a tee time. Seventeen players competed in Sunday Blitz on August 5. Chris Lewis came in first with a +11. Terry Hunter came in second with a +10. Bruce Gibson and David Rhodes came in third with a +9. Closest to the Pin winners were: Timmy Rogers #5, Terry Hunter #7, Greg Lyons #15 and Tom Wade #17. Skins winners were: Greg Lyons #3, Steve Smithy #8, Bruce Gibson #11, David Rhodes #15, Terry Hunter and Chris Lewis #18. The Sunday Blitz cost $20 plus cart fee and is open to anyone and you can tee off at anytime. The LGA plays every Tuesday starting at 9 a.m. Eighteen players competed in the Wednesday Blitz on August 8. Steve Smithy came in first with a +14. Mike Jacobs came in second with a +11. Tom Wade came in third with a +9. Joe Person came in fourth with a +6. Skin winners were: Jonathan Allen #3, Tom Wade #7, Derrick Tuell #8, Steve Smithy #11 and #15, Mike Jacobs #12 and Bob Randall #17. The Pot Hole was #4 and there were two birdies on it, therefore the Pot worth $32 carries over. The Wednesday Blitz costs $13 (plus optional pot) plus cart fee and is open to anyone and you can tee off at anytime. Just call the pro shop to make a tee time. The Good Old Boys Match 1 Rob Brown, Bob Hiers, Jim McGriff and Dan Stephens 8, Jerry West, Steve Crane, Noidrie Moses, Bill Rogers and Howard Whitaker 5, Rhea Hart, Tom Hosford, Dennis Hendershott and Randy Register 3. Good Scores were: Noidrie Moses 72 (36-36), Dan Stephens 74 (37-37), Jerry West 76 (38-38), Jim McGriff 77 (38-39) and Rob Brown 79 (40-39). For more information on any events and tournaments or specials at The Country Club, please call the pro shop at 752-2266 or check out our website at UPCOMING Aug. 25, MGA 400 Sept. 3, Labor Day Blitz Oct. 20-21, THE ROUNTREE from the COUNTRY CLUB from theAT LAKE CITY be seen leading Ngakoue away by the wrist. The altercation came on the last of 11 consecutive practices in full pads and in sweltering heat and humidity. It also came a few minutes after a scuffle near the end of practice, when Fowler appeared to shove tight end James OShaughnessy out of bounds following a reception. Teammates rushed to break it up. The suspension is the latest issue for Fowler, whose checkered past includes two arrests. Fowler was arrested last year after confronting a 55-year-old man who made a comment about his driving. St. Petersburg police said Fowler exchanged words with the man before hitting him and knocking off his glasses. Fowler then stepped on the glasses before taking the mans grocery bag and tossing it in a lake. Fowler eventually pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges of battery, criminal mischief and petty theft. The case was closed in March, with Fowler sentenced to a year of probation and 75 hours of community service. The NFL suspended him without pay for the season opener, a one-game penalty that will cost him $214,000. Fowler also was arrested in Miami Beach in March 2016 and charged with misdemeanor counts of assault against a police officer and resisting arrest without violence. The charges were later dropped. That arrest came a little more than two weeks after a video surfaced showing Fowler refereeing a fight between his girlfriend and an ex-girlfriend. He also has a long list of traffic violations. Fowler missed the first two weeks of training camp while recovering from a shoulder injury. He was removed from the physically unable to perform list Saturday, so his altercation with Ngakoue came during his second day of practice. Fowler, the third overall pick in the 2015 draft, is in the final year of his rookie contract and due to make $3.64 million. He has 14 sacks the last two seasons, including two in the AFC championship game. Ngakoue, a third-round pick in 2016 who beat out Fowler for the starting job as a rookie, is due to make $735,000 in base salary in 2018. With 20 sacks and 11 forced fumbles in two seasons, Ngakoue is considered one of the cornerstones of Jacksonvilles vaunted defense. Ramsey is another key piece. The fifth overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft exchanged barbs with Baltimore receiver Steve Smith as a rookie and got ejected for fighting with Cincinnati receiver A.J. Green last season.JOHN SLEEZER/Kansas City Star/TNSKansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce takes a hit from Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler in the second quarter on Nov. 6, 2016 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. FIGHT Continued From 1B


6B TU ESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER today, which is a sign that theyre going to get started, Fort White athletic director John Wilson said. They were supposed to start the Monday after we got out of school in June and they had delays after delays. Now they feel like they can get it started soon. The school wanted to put down a wooden floor like Columbia High Schools but decided against it, citing the lack of an auditorium. The gym also acts as the schools auditorium and Fort White didnt want events held there to mess up the wood. Instead, the school will use the company Mondo to install a court similar to the old one. They always teased me with saying, it took Columbia 25 years before they put a wooden floor in so you have 25 years before you can put your wooden floor in, Wilson said. They would tease me about that but they would basically say, when this wears out, well look into getting you a new floor. And they really wanted to put a wooden floor in but its just not going to help us having a wooden floor and not use it for other things so thats why theyre using Mondo. Mr. Couey talked to (Columbia Countys Director of Maintenance) Fred Gaylard and said lets just go ahead and use the same material but make it look like its a wooden floor. Prior to hiring new volleyball coach Deanna Conner in June, Wilson was in charge of putting together the teams schedule. He purposely sched uled the Lady Indians first five matches on the road to give time for the court renovation to be completed. But due to delays, the new court may need more time. Wilson says the school will play at alternate sites if the court isnt done in time for the home opener.COURTESYFort White High School tweeted out this picture of its basketball court Sunday evening ahead of its renovation. COURT Continued From 1Bmeeting for the upcoming season. Lee replaced Tammy Richards, who left this summer to become an assistant coach at Columbia. Fort White lost two players from its inaugural season in the process as Richards took her two daughters Peyton and Karlee Gainey with her while Sammy Service graduated. High school teams need four players to post a team score during matches. I dont know if were going to have enough kids or not. Were not in a golf mecca down here in Fort White, Fort White athletic director John Wilson said. Fort White wasnt even sure if it would have a coach, let alone a team just a few weeks ago. The school struggled to find a replacement for Richards and ended up approaching Lee, who teaches 7th and 8th grade for the middle school. They asked me to do it. My mom and my grandpa were always big golfers so its something that I enjoyed when I was younger so I said why not? Lee said. Lees golf background dates back to her family. She never played in high school due to being homeschooled but she says her mother Silvia Lee and her grandfather Robert Madison were both big golfers while she was growing up. Whenever Id come visit, my grandpa would be up at 5 a.m. and going out on the golf course, Lee said. My mom was a big golfer because of him so whenever she could and we were around a golf course, she would try and get us to go with her. Whether enough players show up or not on Thursday, Lee is acting as if shell have enough this season. Shes already begun raising funds for the program and shes even received the green light to move practice to the high school after the Lady Indians had to travel to Quail Heights in Lake City last season. Lee has even bought golf mats for practice that players can move with their shots to avoid tearing up the grass at Fort White. Her biggest thing is not letting the program die, even with a limited playing background. They told me they couldnt find anybody to coach and if I wasnt interested they wouldnt be able to have a golf team this year, Lee said. I had taught (Sydney) and I just decided that wasnt really fair to her or any of the other girls so I said I can figure that out. I have enough experience to be able to figure out how to do that. LEE Continued From 1Bmotion in front of him all day You could hear a different roar like every 30 seconds, so we knew what was going on, he said but did what he does best at the majors: He put on a calm, collected show of precision golf to hold off Woods by two shots and become only the fifth person to win a U.S. Open and PGA Championship in the same year. When it was over, Woods had a warm hug and a huge smile for the guy he calls Brooksy. Its tough to beat when the guy hits it 340 down the middle, Woods said. When a guys doing that and hitting it straight, and as good a putter as he is, its tough to beat. Koepka set the PGA Championship record with a fourday score of 16-under 264. His best shot over a final round of 4-under 66 was a lasered 4-iron to the 16th green that landed 6 feet away and set up a birdie. That gave Koepka a two-shot cushion that allowed him to coast into the finish, much the way he did at Shinnecock earlier this summer, and at Erin Hills in last years U.S. Open. Drama? That was Woods domain. Boy did he deliver. Over a wild first nine holes, Woods didnt hit a single fairway off the tee but got up and down from everywhere. He needed a grand total of 10 putts to make the turn in 3-under 32 and stay within two shots. He hit a poor approach on No. 11, but stared down a 30-foot putt for birdie that would have kept momentum on his side. The ball came to rest on the inner-edge of the cup much like the famous chip-in on the 16th hole at Augusta in 2005. That one went in. This one stayed out, and Woods bent down and dropped his hands to his knees in agony. But he did not quit. He hit an approach to 5 feet for birdie on 12, then a tee shot to 10 for another birdie on 13. Roars echoed through the trees at Bellerive. We didnt mention it at all, said Koepkas caddie, Ricky Elliott. It was pretty evident what Tiger was doing. Woods couldve made it louder. He had a 20-foot putt on No. 16 to capture a share of the lead, but pushed it barely off line. He followed by blocking his drive on 17 to the right of a creek that skirts the right-hand side of the par-5 hole. He scrambled for a par there when he really needed a birdie and was three back once he reached the 18th fairway. For one final flourish, Woods sank a 19-foot putt for a birdie that got him to 14 under and pumped his fist to celebrate. Making that putt at least gave me a chance, Woods said. He needed Koepka to collapse over the last two holes. It wasnt going to happen. Koepka is proving to be the prototype player for his generation and beyond a 28-year-old workout nut who splits time between the weight room and the driving range. Hes got deft touch and a pure putting stroke, but is more about overpowering golf courses than overthinking them. He has now won three majors over the past 14 months and joins Jordan Spieth, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson and Woods as the only U.S. players since World War II with three majors before turning 30. Getting the best of Koepka sets up as a daunting challenge for Woods, though the 42-year-old, 14-time major winner could easily argue hes been through worse. Hes had multiple back surgeries, and as recently as 11 months ago, wasnt able to swing a golf club. He has now contended on the back nine on Sunday in consecutive majors making it clear that Koepka, Dustin Johnson, Spieth and the rest of that generation could very well have to deal with him, and all the baggage that comes with him, in majors in 2019 and beyond. This is the first real Tiger effect Ive experienced, with that many people, said defending champion Justin Thomas, who played two groups ahead and finished tied for sixth. While Woods has never been one to celebrate a loss, he couldnt help but feel good about the road hes taken over the past year one that ended with a tantalizingly close call at Bellerive. Im in uncharted territory, Woods said. I had to kind of figure this out on my own and its been really hard a lot harder than people think. And Im just very pleased at what Ive done so far ... going from where Ive come from, to now over the last year, its been pretty cool. FUTURE Continued From 1B RICHARD SELLERS/PA Wire/Zuma Press/TNSTiger Woods tees off the 3rd hole during day four of The Open Championship at Carnoustie Golf Links on July 22 in Carnoustie, Scotland. IN THE PITSNASCARs dark cloud lifted after leadership changeBy JENNA FRYERAssociated PressCHARLOTTE, N.C. Keelan Harvick had the father-son weekend of a lifetime: He crashed a golf cart, drove a tiny race car, ran on a NASCAR track to collect his dads checkered flag and got to ride shotgun alongside his old man to victory lane. The 6-year-old son of Kevin Harvick was the headliner of NASCARs weekend for stealing the spotlight in Sundays race-winning celebration at Michigan The racing technically should have been the focus, but as this season plods along, NASCAR will take every light and fluffy moment it can get. After all, as Keelan hammed it up with his dad, no one seemed concerned about the arrest of NASCAR Chairman Brian France or the new leadership for the top motorsports series in the country. The direction of NASCAR, and how it plans to address this never-ending storm of negative news, is the No. 1 issue facing the series right now. Its also the issue no one from NASCAR plans to address. Perhaps NASCAR is onto something with this approach. Since France took a leave of absence last week following his arrest in New York on charges of driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of oxycodone, NASCAR has closed ranks. Jim France replaced his nephew as chairman and CEO but so far has said nothing publicly about his familys business. NASCAR also has not addressed tumbling television ratings, drooping attendance or sponsorship struggles. All that silence could make it easy to question NASCARs grip on reality. Shouldnt someone at least try to soothe stakeholders and assure them there is a plan in place? Any communications expert would advise that strategy. Only that wouldnt fit Jim France, who has always been involved in NASCARs many entities but did his work in the shadows. Now pushed into a public role, Jim France hasnt signaled his style will soon change. He has, however, steadied the ship through his mere presence at Michigan. Brian France was aloof and often unreachable or unapproachable. He was rarely seen at the racetrack, and competitors had limited interaction with the leader. Jim France, on the other hand, was front and center outside the NASCAR office in the Michigan garage. He attended pre-race meetings and participated in a driver council meeting that addressed rules, regulations, ideas and initiatives. As Brian Frances engagement decreased over the last two seasons, the ability to accomplish meaningful agenda ideas became harder and harder throughout the industry. It became such a maddening loop that Harvick skipped the Friday night driver council meeting to spend more time with his son. Will Jim France fix all of NASCARs problems? Absolutely not. But in making a change at the top, NASCAR created new energy when the series seemed very stale. The Harvicks father-son celebration could be appreciated, and no one spoiled it with post-race inspection issues, rules complaints or ratings concerns. It may not be business as usual with NASCAR, and that could be the best news in a long time.