CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 143, No. 362 TODAYS WEATHER Opinion . . . . . . 4A Puzzles . . . . . . . 2B Advice & Comics . . 3B At the SpiritJukebox Oldies, 5A. 90 72Chance of storms, 2A Lake City ReporterTUESD aA Y, AUGU SS T 2 1, 2018 | YY OUR C OMMUNIT YY N EE W SS PAP EE R SS INC EE 187 4 | $1.00 LAK EE CIT YY R EE PORT EE R.COM + PLUS >> Ramsey, Fowler back for JagsNFL wTigers deserve respect in pollsCH SSSS ee Page 1B SS ee Page 1BCHS student airlifted after head injury, Story below Murder suspect wants to stay put NC RESIDENT Woman accused in 2016 slaying will fight extradition to LC.By CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comThe extradition process for the suspect in a 2016 Lake City motel murder might drag on a couple of months before shes behind bars in Columbia County, according to the Third Circuit State Attorneys Office. Lara Ella Catherine Snyder, 24, of Zirconia, North Carolina, faces a second-degree homicide charge for the fatal shooting two years ago of Jeffrey Bryant Reeves, 51, of Lake City. But Snyder, who is being held in the Buncombe County jail in North Carolina, has refused to waive her extradition rights, said Third Circuit Assistant State Attorney John Durrett. Ive never seen it take more than two months, but it can, Durrett said. Third Circuit investigators need a warrant from Florida Gov. Rick Scott to get the extradition moving. They must first send supporting document and match fingerprints to confirm the person in custody in North Carolina is the same person sought by the warrant here. Jumping through those hoops is mostly a formality in cases such as this one, Durrett said. Snyder dunn on farm tourPhotos by COREY ARWOOD/Lake City ReporterFollowing a mid-Monday auction and a brief introduction by market owner John Willis, U. SS Rep Neal DD unn speaks to a cro wd of cattle breeders, ranchers and buyers at Columbia Livestock Market about the Farm Bill and export tariffs. SUSPECT continued on 2A CHS student airlifted after head injuryBy COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comCongressman Neal Dunn went on a fullfledged farm-to-table tour of Columbia County agriculture on Monday. Throughout his six stops following seed-to-fertilizer he saw sausage made, beef processed, a cattle auction in full swing at Floridas oldest livestock market and had a breakfast and lunch of the same locally sourced foods. The goal of the trip was to gauge local farmers, ranchers and meat processors about their concerns with soon to be decided, major agricultural legislation. Were at the middle right now of settling the Farm Bill, the Senate has passed a version, the House has passed a version and now we have to have a conference commitSTUDENT continued on 3AWants feedback on Farm Bill Few leads in death of pedestrianFrom staff reportsThe Florida Highway Patrol is looking for help from the public in finding the driver that ran over and killed a man from Starke in July as he was laying in the road in front of Club Rodeo. According to FHP reports, Willie Chrome, 45, of Starke, was laying in the northbound lane of US 41 in front of Club Rodeo when he was run over by an unidentified vehicle. The driver of the unidentified vehicle ran over Chrome and continued traveling north on the roadway around 12:03 a.m. on Saturday, July 7. Chrome was pronounced dead at the scene by authoriLEADS continued on 2A By CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comA Columbia High School student was flown to a hospital in Gainesville on Monday after he tripped and hit his head while preparing the school for football season, said CHS Principal Trey Hosford. The student is enrolled in a career and technical education class, which was working outside to mark parking spots near the stadium some time in the morning, Hosford said. Hosford said the particulars on how the student tripped were not yet clear. The student was taken to the school clinic while an ambulance was en route. Hosford said it was unclear at that time how severe the injuries were. Pictured with Billy Nettles, Congressman Neal DD unn, right observes the manufacturing process for sausage at Nettles SS ausage on U. SS 441. For the r ecord, no one made any jokes comparing the procedure to that of crafting legislation. Here the sausage is being cured. Paid visit to local ag producers Monday. DUNN continued on 3AFORT WHITEPlenty to celebrate for new mayor Was elected on eldest childs 19th birthday.By STEVE WILSONswilson@lakecityreporter.comFor Fort White native Ronnie Frazier, Tuesday, August 14, had a special meeting for two reasons it was his daughters 19th birthday, and it was the day he was elected as the mayor of his hometown. It was a special day, Frazier said. Frazier, 48, defeated his challenger, two term incumbent mayor Demetric Jackson, who was appointed in 2011, succeeding Truitt George. In addition to the position of mayor, the town has four council members. Frazier, a conservative Republican, described the campaign, in overall terms, as being good and clean. There wasnt a lot of drama involved, he reflected. Born and raised in Fort White, Frazier graduated from Columbia High School, then later served in U.S. Marine Corps in Operation Desert Storm. He currently owns and operates Yulee Custom Homes, a manufactured home company. His wife Wendy, a native of Warner Robbins, Georgia, is an X-ray technologist at the Veterans Administration hospital in Gainesville. They have a son, MAYOR continued on 2A A3
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If you would like to see your organization in the newspaper, send the picture and information to AA ssociate EE ditor SS teve Wilson at email@example.com. Correction Columbia High SS chool running back Caleb DD ixon w as misidentied in a caption on Page 1 AA of SS unday s edition. We regret the error. Its pretty much just a waste of time, money and resources, he said. There are situations where someone contests extradition because out-ofstate investigators have the wrong person, Durrett said. Clearly, thats not the case here, he said. Snyders arrest in connection with a separate shooting in North Carolina helped local authorities connect her to the Lake City murder, a Third Circuit State Attorneys Office arrest affidavit shows. The Lake City Police Department and Third Circuit State Attorneys Office sent investigators to Asheville, North Carolina, on July 30 to serve a warrant for Snyder, according to LCPD. She was booked into the Buncombe County jail the same day. On May 14, 2016, officers responded to gunshots at the Ramada Limited on West U.S. Highway 90. Reeves suffered from gunshot wounds and died at the scene, officers say. Two witnesses from the nearby Steak n Shake told investigators they were getting into their vehicles when they heard multiple gunshots and saw a white blond woman shoot the victim. The shooter then ran inside the Ramada Limited, the witnesses said. One employee at the Roadway Inn across the street said he heard gunshots and saw the woman run back into the motel. Another employee at the same business said she saw the actual shooting. The room 220 guest at the Ramada Limited said he heard the gunshots and left his room, seeing a slender blond woman running down the hall. He guessed she came from either room 219 or room 221. After walking outside and seeing the victim, he called 911. In a later interview, the same witness said he saw the woman run toward the west side of the building with a small bag or purse. Receipts show the motel rented room 221 to Snyder, according to the affidavit. Reeves was in room 240. A Florida Department of Law Enforcement investigator found an Aguila-brand .380 cartridge casing at the crime scene, while the Columbia County Sheriffs Office found a shell casing. Both were from the same weapon. Autopsy results showed Reeves suffered from blunt trauma and gunshot wounds in the chest, left index and middle fingers. But the killing blow was a gunshot wound to the head, where a copper-jacketed bullet was recovered. In July 2016, a detective from the Huntersville Police Department in North Carolina contacted LCPD and relayed details of an attempted murder there two days before the Lake City slaying. One of Snyders acquaintances, Donnie Connor, told Huntersville officers they had arranged a meeting so she could pay for a vehicle she was renting from him. Snyder shot at him once from the vehicle and fled, Connor told authorities. Officers found a .380-caliber bullet in Connors driver-side door panel, according to court papers. Snyders vehicle was later found abandoned in Leesburg, Florida. The Orange County Sheriffs Office searched the vehicle and receipt for a $328.62 purchase on May 2 at a pawn shop in Clemson, South Carolina. The transaction was for a Taurus TCP380 and a box of ammunition, according the Clemson Police Department learned. Snyder was arrested and entered a plea to charges for the North Carolina shooting, according to the Third Circuit affidavit. She was recently released from prison and is on parole. Mecklenburg County jail logs show Snyder was booked there in June on charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, discharging a firearm into an occupied property and malicious assault in secret. She was released in December 2016. The following February, a manhunt was launched after Mecklenburg County deputies said Snyder cut off her court-ordered monitoring device and disappeared. Snyder was re-arrested in March with an additional charge of interfering with an electronic monitoring device. Snyder was released in August 2017. Snyder faced charges in Florida resulting from a 2015 prostitution sting conducted by Tampa police, court records show. Snyder offered an hour of her time to an undercover officer for $60, the report states. After arranging a meeting with the officer, Snyder was charged with prostitution and possession of cannabis, court records show. The drug charge was dropped and adjudication was withheld on the prostitution charge. SUSPECTContinued From 1Aties. The only description authorities have about the unidentified vehicle that struck Chrome is that the vehicle was a sedan. Authorities are uncertain of the vehicles make or model. Authorities want to speak with the driver of the vehicle, especially in the event he or she was unaware they ran over a person. Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact FHP trooper Cpl. Derek MacLaren at (386) 754-6270 or the FHP Communications Center in Jacksonville at 1-800-3871290. LEADSContinued From 1A Holston, 8, and a daughter, Presley, now 19. Fraizer is also a coach for his sons little league football team. We like the small town life, Frazier said. In addition to continuing to run his business, Fraziers duties as mayor will primarily be administrative, although if need be he will be able to break a tie when the council votes. The councils next scheduled meeting is set for Tuesday, September 4, when Frazier will be sworn in. With respect to issues and priorities he plans to address as mayor, the first concern Frazier mentioned was water both the towns water system and the water quality itself. Sometimes it has a smell to it and sometimes its colored, he said. Frazier spent a month doing door-to-door campaigning in Fort White. They more I talked, the more I found the same concerns I have are the same as those in the community, he said. Other concerns Frazier touched on include streets and sidewalks, as well as the town cemeteries, both areas he believes need more attention than they have been given. Were here for the community, Frazier said, a point that he believes local officials have lost touch with, and he also noted the low attendance at city meetings. Were going to start listening again. Were ready for a change in Fort White. Frazier emphasized that when campaigning, he made no promises to voters. What I told them is that I would try, he said. With 284 registered voters in Fort White, Frazier noted that 176 showed up. This was the biggest turnout in the history of Fort White, said Celia Shenise, who served as Fraziers campaign manager. On Saturday morning, in addition to helping with early voting efforts at the Fort White Community Center, Frazier also helped with storm cleanup efforts in the Hollingsworth Estates neighborhood, where rough weather Friday afternoon had caused tree damage. Although a Republican, Frazier emphasized the campaign and election is not about partisanship, and thanked the community for their voter turnout. Whether they voted for me or for Mr. Jackson, it just showed the community was interested, and thats what we want, he said. MAYORContinued From 1A ST EE V EE W ILIL SO NN /Lake Cit y ReporterRonnie Frazier, pictured with his wife Wendy, is looking forward to his new position as mayor of Fort White, which he will assume on SS eptember 4.
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After the ambulance arrived, responders examined the student and decided to call in an emergency medical helicopter. The parents were notified and made prepara tions to meet the student at the Gainesville hospital, Hosford said. Further details, including the students grade level, were not available. STUDENTContinued From 1A DUNNContinued From 1Atee, and Im on that committee, Dunn said, referring to his appointment the Fall Bill Conference Committee. Im one of a handful of people on that who actually have to reconcile those two bills. Previously a member of the House Agriculture Committee, Dunn was appointed to the HouseSenate conference committee on July 18. The important thing is that we understand what these guys need, what the farmers, the ranchers, the foresters need us to pro tect in the final bill, Dunn said after touring Nettles Sausage off Highway 441 with owner Billy Nettles. Also a member of the House Subcommittee on Space, two weeks ago Dunn was in San Diego at the Elon Musk owned and operated Space X headquarters. Monday around 1:30 p.m., after a steak lunch, he was standing before a crowd of cattle breeders and buyers in a mud speckled auction hall talking about the bill set to expire September 30. I want to have input from you guys about anything that you think I need to know before we do this Farm Bill, Dunn said. Dunn talked over cattle that had just passed through Columbia Livestock Market auction area, raising his voice despite the microphone. Though, in a hall full of bulls and heifers, the elephant on the auction block was trade tariffs on meat exports. The president and his representatives are working to get us a better deal, Dunn said. This is a temporary problem, I know that it hits the farmers and ranchers immediately ... so well try to get these trade negotiations as fast as we can. Despite the blow to farmers pockets by the restrictions on certain meat exports to foreign markets like China, Dunn said hed heard largely positive feedback on his tour about the economy under the Trump administration. We got the tax cut done back in December and its really hit the economy in a great way, weve got it working like its never worked before we have the lowest unemployment weve seen since 1969 and the highest wage growth in 16 years, Dunn said to the crowd. This economy is really on fire. The sweeping Farm Bill touches on everything from federal benefit programs, clean water protections, rural broadband and school lunch standards and is passed every five years. The last Farm Bill went into effect 2014, midway into the second term of the Obama presidency. However, Dunns concern with his Columbia County tour was directed at maintaining protections for farmers amid escalating trade wars. Its a lot of defense if you will, Dunn said. We want to keep the protections that we have in there for the farmers, the foresters and the ranchers. So its really important to get out and ask them what do you need protected and also get a sense from them about the economy. Dunn said to do that he had to leave his D.C. and Tallahassee offices and see his district in what he called his mobile office, a black Ford Transit 250 Sherrod touring van. You cant get the full story in Washington you have to go out wherever the problems are and talk to the people, Dunn said. Thats true whether its farmers or whether its Afghanistan. Every single time I got out of Washington I learn things. COREY ARWOOD/Lake City Reporter AA fter a tour of the Nettles meat processing facility, Billy Nettles, right, shows Congressman Neal DD unn an example of the finished produc t that had only to be labeled and shipped, or taken to the retail store operated at the same location and sold. 1,693 have voted so farThe Columbia County Supervisor of Elections office reported that, for early voting, on Monday 548 people voted at the Lake City polling station and 137 voted at the Fort White polling station. Since early voting began on Saturday, at total of 1,346 have voted in Lake City and 347 in Fort White. Early voting will continue at both locations every day, from 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m., through Saturday, August 25. From staff reports Charter measure booted from ballot by judgeTALLAHASSEE A Leon County circuit judge Monday knocked a proposed education constitutional amendment off the November ballot, saying the wording failed to inform voters of its impact on the creation of charter schools. The proposed amendment, placed on the ballot by the Constitution Revision Commission, would impose eightyear term limits on school board members and would require the promotion of civic literacy in public schools. But the League of Women Voters of Florida said the ballot language would have led to the expansion of charter schools, without informing voters of that likelihood. News Service of Florida
Before heading to the airport, people ask themselves, Am I forgetting anything? We cant imagine a time someone might exclaim, Oh, my pet turkey! but we seem to have arrived there. And now major airlines, including Southwest, are saying enough is enough. Southwest is the latest among the majors to tighten its rules regarding which animals passengers can bring with them on flights. The changes take effect Sept. 17 and will limit most passengers to travel only with dogs or cats. They also must produce a letter from a physician or a licensed mental health professional, attesting to the need for the pet. Look, were not unsympathetic toward people who rely on pets for comfort and support. That said, when most people think about turkey, it typically involves whether they want white or dark meat on Thanksgiving. Theyre not expecting to see one in seat 21B on their flight from Dallas to Denver. Industry group Airlines for America says the number of support animals flown on U.S. carriers increased 80 percent in 2017 from the previous year. It has reached a point where airlines must specify the types of animals not allowed to fly with passengers. For Southwest, that includes rodents, spiders, reptiles, hedgehogs, rabbits and more. Alaska Airlines explicitly prohibits animals with tusks, in case anyone thinks about bringing along a pet warthog. Its difficult for us to disagree. There are stories of people flying, or attempting to fly, with a duck, a turkey, a 70-pound pig, a monkey, a peacock and even a kangaroo. As with so many other privileges, once people begin to abuse them, the powers that be must take steps to restore order. Flying is already, at times, an unpleasant experience. Traffic on the way to the airport, long lines for security screening, crowded terminals and flight delays all make for frustrating travel. Adding having to sit on a plane next to an animal one expects to find at a petting zoo is a bridge too far. Southwest officials made the right decision. They had to consider not only the comfort of the majority of their customers but also their safety. With the number of animals that passengers bring on board continuing to increase, it wouldnt take long before someone suffered an attack by an angry ferret. There is a place for service animals and, in some cases, emotional support pets. Southwest is not banning the practice outright. But its effort, along with that of other airlines, to put in place some semblance of normalcy concerning their traveling pet policy is one with which we agree.Given his braggadocio, his twisted tweets and more, President Donald Trump is his own worst enemy, except, of course, for Chuck Schumer, Maxine Waters, Nancy Pelosi, a past buddy or two, Stormy Daniels, the New York Times, CNN, MSNBC and Robert Mueller. Lets focus on Mueller. Hes the kingpin of the getTrump movement, and no, I dont mean he started it all, but this whole special counsel stuff is crazy. It got going with astonishment at Trumps impossible election along with rumors about his colluding with Russia, and then Mueller became Sherlock Holmes leading an army. A special counsel has the power of a big, big government and millions of dollars not so much to secure justice as to ensnare the guy perceived to be bad, maybe to get him impeached, and to interfere with normal governance. Mueller, as honorable as honorable gets, according to some, once authorized an unprecedented raid on a congressional office in alleged violation of the separation of powers and, toning it down a bit, has lately overreached in whats happening to Trumps former personal attorney and a campaign manager. Now he wants to question Trump in person, an obvious perjury trap as can be seen by anyone noticing Trumps misstatement capability. So far, the foremost, unintended revelation emanating largely from the many-sided onslaught has been that a certain former CIA chief and key FBI players were up to their throat in misdeeds and that the 2016 presidential campaign that most needs investigating is Clintons. The source of much of the garbage about Trumpian evils comes from a former English spy, Christopher Steele, who was paid by the Clinton campaign. He was getting dirt on Trump from Russians to serve her. The FBI failed to disclose what it legally should have in using Steeles dossier in court proceedings and the CIA was involved in all the commotion in ways some find questionable. Outdoing Trumps lies in meaningfulness if not in number, meanwhile, have been former FBI chief James Comey and former CIA chief John Brennan, lately an aspiring TV star who does not shine. The focus of the Mueller investigation now appears to be obstruction of justice when Trump fired Comey, something he was legally entitled to do. The real obstruction is the anti-Trump assault on his being president, of the proper functioning of the federal government, of our precious system our republic, our democracy. The underhandedness began during the campaign but burst into flamboyant wrongdoing after the election, not the least of it being possibly felonious leaks from members of the intelligence community. The players are not just Mueller and other bunches of bureaucrats trying to replace elections, but judges thinking they constitute the legislative branch of government as much as the judicial branch. Thus we find that one president getting rid of an unconstitutional executive order on immigrants by another president is against the law when it isnt or that remarks in campaign speeches count for more than statutes. The great contradiction here is that all of these people doing their earnest if megalomaniacal best to save America are subverting it. None of this is to say that Trump isnt sometimes almost as scary as Hillary Clinton and a majority of Democrats. In a recent poll, they said they preferred socialism to capitalism without a follow-up question about whether they would like to move to Venezuela. Where Trump is usually most scary is where he aligns himself with the left, as in some of his fears about global trade. Many of his other policies are far superior to theirs. Through deregulation and tax reform, he has helped achieve a great economic boom providing jobs for just about everyone who wants one. He has functioned better with the Mueller plague than a predecessor often functioned without it, but think what might have been achieved in the absence of Mueller. If Trump would quit siding with Pelosi, Waters, Schumer and others in running himself down with tirades meant to run others down, he just might have a much better chance in dealing with the impeachment grizzlies. 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Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman ANOTHER VIEW Trump and the gotcha crowdDallas Morning News The players are not just Mueller and other bunches of bureaucrats trying to replace elections, but judges thinking they constitute the legislative branch of government as much as the judicial branch.Noahs Ark in the sky? No thanksHow many illegal aliens is enough?The illegal immigrants, by whatever name or label theyre called, keep on coming. Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York scoffed that America was never all that great. He took it back only after he was inundated by several days of outrage and by the thousands who arrive every day having argued with him with their sore feet. Lonely singles and entire families make the grueling journey from the miserable lands they leave behind. It was ever thus. According to the Department of Homeland Security, 9,258 illegal-immigrant families were detained by U.S. agents along the southwest U.S.Mexican border in July, down a trifle from the 9,434 detained in June and 9,485 detained in May. But those are mere guesses, some more educated than others. No one knows for sure what the accurate number would be. The arrest tallies raise a serious question that needs not only to be asked, but to be answered. Public policy on immigration, legal and otherwise, must be based facts, not guesses. The figure most often cited and widely accepted is that there are 11 million or a little more illegal aliens now residing in the 50 states. The 11 million or slightly more figure was arrived at through analysis by demographers at the Pew Research Center, extrapolating from estimates of two U.S. Census Bureau surveys, the Current Population Survey and the American Community Survey. Both surveys ask respondents where they were born and whether theyre citizens but not whether theyre here legally. Pew refers to the illegals not as illegal or even undocumented, but as unauthorized. Pew calculates that the 11 million figure has been unchanged since 2007. The nonpartisan Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) rightly cautions that the accuracy of any head count of illegals is compromised, given that illegal aliens have a motive to lie about their immigration status, in order to avoid discovery. No one keeps track of the out migration, not even of the liberals who loudly promised to leave the country if Donald Trump were elected. The numbers of those having fled the Donald are believed to be small. FAIR, which estimates the number of illegals in the country somewhat higher at 12.5 million, cites the severely negative impact on the nations taxpayers at the local, state, and national levels. Last September, FAIR estimated the collective cost to taxpayers of illegal immigration to be about $117 billion annually. That figure, which aggregates the costs of public education, health care, criminal justice enforcement, and other public services, was about $3 billion a year higher than a 2013 estimate. Liberal and Democratic partisans regard illegal immigrants as undocumented Democrats, and have little interest in getting a correct number of the illegals here. Many of the loudest among these partisans want a unilateral surrender on illegal immigration, first by abolishing the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The Democrats want more, not less, illegal immigration, judging by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosis remarks in El Paso, Texas 10 days ago, urging Democrats to return the party to the majority in the November midterms by providing what she called leverage for those trying to crash the border. The 11 million illegals or 20 million or 30 million or whatever the real number is are not enough. Another question Mrs. Pelosi and her party dont want to answer is, How many is enough? How many is too many? Washington Times Jay Ambrosespeaktojay@aol.comJay Ambrose is an op-ed columnist for Tribune News Service.There are stories of peo ple flying, or attempting to fly, with a duck, a tur key, a 70-pound pig, a monkey, a peacock and even a kangaroo.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org TodayInterview event at CareersourceCarlisle Construction Materials will be at CareerSource Florida Crown on Tuesday, August 21, from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. They will be interviewing for Production Workers and Maintenance Technicians. To be interviewed you must be registered on www.employflorida.com, have taken the required testing, and complete the on line application at www. carlisleconstructionmaterials.com. Call 386-755-9026, ext. 3110 to schedule the tests. Bring your resume to 1389 US Hwy 90 W in Lake City, and be Dressed for Success. Overland Contracting will be also be at CareerSource Florida Crown on Wednesday, August 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Cruise-in in Lake CityOn the third Tuesday of each month the Suwannee River Region AACA Car Club in Lake City will be hosting a Cruise-in. Bring your antique or classic car, truck of motocycle and show it off. It will take place at the parking lot of Sals Italian Deli on US 90 west from 5-8 p.m. Come out for good music 50/50 and car talk. For more information contact Shirley at 386-365-9643.Early voting ends this SaturdayEarly voting continues 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day through this Saturday, August 25, at the Supervisors of Elections polling place at U.S. 90 in Lake City, as well as the Fort White Community Center. The primary is set for August 28. For more information visit www.votecolumbia.com.LifeSouth End of Summer St. Augustine Getaway underwayLifeSouths two week blood drive began August 19 and ending August 31. Everyone who donates at a LifeSouth Donor Center or bloodmobile will be entered into a raffle to win a giant prize package of St. Augustine fun including a two nights stay at Doubletree by Hilton, a dinner for two at Harrys Restaurant, admission to the St. Augustine Alligator Farm, a VIP Trolley tour and more. The lucky winner will also receive a kayak trip for two. Donors must be healthy, 17 years or older, or 16 with parental permission and weigh at least 110 pounds. A photo ID is also required. LifeSouth supplies one hundred percent of the blood products to all of the hospitals in Lake City and the surrounding communities. Visit www. lifesouth.org for additional information or call LifeSouth toll-free at 888795-2707.Museum Orientation meeting todayA Museum Volunteer Orientation meeting will take place today, 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 Living-History 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. Pre-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 LivingHistory Beginner Basics Series hosted by the Lake City-Columbia 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. WednesdayVeterans care projectOn Wednesday August 22, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., An Excellent Way Ministries, 182 S. Marion Avenue, will be preparing packed lunches for veterans, along with care pack ages with personal items for each veteran. For more infor mation call (888) 4807855.FridayBaby & Me Baby & Me, a library program for parents and babies, is held on Â Fridays at 11 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library, Â 308 NW Columbia A ve. 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 386755-0235 for more.SaturdayFirst Central Missionary Baptist Association Annual Moderators BanquetThis banquet event is set for August 25 at 6 p.m. It will be held at the Springville Community Center located at 3710 NW Suwannee Valley Road of Lake City. The tickets are priced at $30 each. This event, AN EVENING OF ELEGANCE, promises to be one that puts forth delectable taste of a debonair extravaganza. Our special entertainment will be Mr. Tony Buzzella of Lake City, music man extrodanair. Other talented acts from First Central will be a part of the program as well. The speaker will be REV. TYRON WHITE, YPD president. Proceeds from this event will support the educational activities of the district for children and adults. At this time we will honor the legacy of Deacon Walter Jones of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and Sister Essie P. Wilson (Posthumously) of Sister Welcome Missionary Baptist Church. Please join us for this event as we also pay tribute to Past, Present, and Future leaders of First Central Missionary Baptist Church. Dress your best. The affair is formal. Tickets may be purchased by contacting Mrs. Joann Brown at 386-397-2810, Mrs. Velma Livingston at 386-288-7451, or Mr. Steve Hawkins 240-520-3638.Upcoming2018 Tax Law Changes SeminarThe new tax and financial rules have changed. Understand the potential impact taxes may have on your retirement income by attending an educational seminar on Tuesday, August 28, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at GulfCoast Financial Services, Inc. (located at 248 N Marion Ave in downtown Lake City). Attend this seminar and learn about possible tools and strategies available to retirees to help develop a retirement tax strategy, the changing rules for a retiring generation of baby boomers, strategies to help protect yourself against the taxation of your Social Security income, and much more! Seating is limited. To register and reserve your seat today, please call 386-7559018. There is no charge to attend this seminar.Take Time to be KindLiteracy Day will take place Saturday, September 15, from 9 a.m.2 p.m, at Oleno State Park, 410 SE Oleno Park Road in High Springs. Entry is free with a new or gently used childrens book or library card. Come join them on to celebrate Take Time To Be Kind, a day of reading and fun for children of all ages! All donated books will go to support the Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses and will be redistributed to children in other programs. Booths will be set up by High Springs and Columbia County libraries. For more information contact James South and 386-454-0723. CARS to hold AuctionThe Columbia Amateur Radio Society (CARS) will have an auction for the ham radio equipment that was donated to the club. The donation was made by Roger Elliot, N1RE to help support the radio group. The equipment includes mobile and fixed base transceivers, power sup plies and antennas along with the associated test equipment. The auction will be staged as par t of the clubs membership drive. Paidup club members will be bidding on the items at the September 17 meet ing and then anyone interested in bidding will be invited to attend and bid at the October 15 meet ing. Minimum bids will be established at 1/3 of the market price determined by the auction committee.Summer missions continuingSan Juan Mission Outreach programs of Free Clothing and Food Distribution will continue on the third Friday of each month and for the summer months will be held from 9 am until noon. Same hours for August, September always third Friday of the Month. Anyone who would like to contribute to either the clothing distribution or the food pantry, please bring contributions to San Juan Mission, 304 Plant Avenue, SE, Branford, on the days of distribution or anytime. Items can be left on the patio or in the Church Office during normal business hours. Catholic Charities of Lake City needs volunteers to operate its food pantry Monday-Friday from 7:30 until 11:30 a.m. If meeting new people, making new friends, and supporting your local community is what you are looking for, then please come by the office for an application. 553 NW Railroad St, Lake City, 386-754-9180To submit your calendar item, stop by the Reporter oce or email Associate Editor Steve Wilson at email@example.com COMMUNITY CALENDAR COURTESYNaturally Southern band set for SOSMPOn Saturday, Aug. 25, the Naturally Southern Band will perform at The Spirit of the Suwannee. The band has had numerous high profile shows, including opening slots for national artists Chris Cagle, Confederate Railroad, Bubba Sparxxx and regional festivals. Also set to perform is Jukebox Oldies, out of Valdosta. Doors open for dinner at 6 p.m., music begins at 8 p.m. The SOSMP is located 4.5 miles south of Interstate 75 and 4.5 miles north of Interstate 10 at the beautiful Suwannee River off US 129 at 3076 95th Drive in Live Oak. For more information call 386-364-1683, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.musicliveshere.com.
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Mayors Spencer Lofton and Stephen Witt of White Springs and Lake City, respectively, recognized the nominees for the DWCF Determined, Diligent Women Who Dare Award including Lisa Lofton, Kizzy Burch, and Brenda Gipson from Hamilton County and the recipients Jennifer Jerry from Columbia County and Linda Dedge from Suwannee County. Brittanie Powell of Lake City was the entertainer who captivated the attention of the audience with her melodious sound and Bea Coker delivered poetry written by Marianne Williamson entitled, Our Greatest Fear. The 19th Amendment provided the right for women to vote. Lake City Mayor SS tephen W itt (from left), Lisa Lofton, Regional DD irec tor of TT he DD emocratic Womens Club of Florida SS heryl EE ddie, Kizz y Burch, and White SS prings M ayor SS pencer L ofton are shown at the 98th AA nnual Celebr ation of the 19th AA mendment on SS aturda y at the Melting Pot, a performing arts gallery in Lake City. Lofton and Burch were two of the six nominees for the DD WCF ( DD etermined DD iligent Women Who DD are ) AA ward Brittanie Powell was the performer at the TT he DD emocratic Womens Club of Floridas 98th AA nnual Celebra tion of the 19th AA mendment on SS aturda y at the Melting Pot, a performing arts gallery in Lake City. SS he is also the 2018 SS outh SS ide Idol winner. EVAN LESLIE/ SS pecial to the Reporter EVAN LESLIE / SS pecial to the R eporter Featured at this years United Way of Suwannee Valley community fundraising campaign kick-off event will be several of the projects undertaken in support of the County Health Improvement Plans. Projects which will be highlighted include one addressing accidental injuries to children, specifically drowning. Another project to be shared dealt with childrens dental health. And the final project focuses on monitoring of hypertension. United Way benefitted from an anonymous grant, for which the Planning Committee invested significant time and effort to ensure the greatest possible return on the donors investment by undertaking projects addressing multiple community health issues identified in the County Health Improvement Plans. Participation by Health Department staff members, as well as other community leadership, has been instrumental in the success of the projects. United Way of Suwannee Valley cordially invites all business leaders and community members to attend its annual community fundraising campaign kick-off event at the Florida Gateway College Howard Conference Center on Thursday, September 13. The event will begin with a social time from 5:30 to 6 p.m. followed by dinner and the program at 6 p.m. The cost of the event is $20 per guest. The facility sponsor is Lake City Medical Center. The debut of the annual United Way campaign video will be conducted during the kick-off event. The video, which is produced by the Florida Gateway College Audio-Visual Department, projects this years fundraising campaign theme of Building a Strong Community. From staff reportsUnited Way kick-off campaign set
Lake City Reporter SPORTS Tuesday, August 21, 2018 www .lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas? Contact Eric Jackson or Jordan Kroeger754-0420 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org By MARK LONGAssociated PressJACKSONVILLE Cornerback Jalen Ramsey and defensive end Dante Fowler are back from suspension, but neither is talking about what got them banned for a week or how they spent their time away. They were not available during an open locker room session Monday. The team said both players will answer questions following Jacksonvilles preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons on Saturday night. Theyre back and were ready to go, coach Doug Marrone said. Marrone declined to say whether he met with the two suspended players Monday morning. I meet with a lot of play ers. I really do, Marrone said. I meet with players all the time. This is the same thing. I meet with them. I talk to them. Its the same way. Im going to keep those conversations private and keep moving along. Marrone suspended Ramsey and Fowler for vio lating team rules and con duct unbecoming a Jaguars football player. Neither trav eled to Minnesota for two days of joint practices with the Vikings and a preseason game. Fowler was involved in several fights on Aug. 12, including one after practice with fellow defensive end Yannick Ngakoue in which they had to be separated repeatedly. No punches were thrown. Ramsey was one of several teammates in the middle of it. He shouted profani ties at media members who captured the altercation on video and later took to Twitter to threaten report ers with war for releasing the video. Fowler and Ramsey rejoined teammates in meetings and practice Monday. You just got back to business as usual like they never left because they never did leave, defensive tackle Malik Jackson said. Theyre going to be put right back in. No need to make a bigger deal out of than we need. Ramsey made headlines again three days later in an interview with GQ mag azine by saying calling Buffalo Bills rookie Josh Allen trash and saying Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was overrated. Baltimores Joe Flacco, Indianapolis Andrew Luck and Eli Manning of the New York Giants also got sub-par reviews. Ramsey called Pittsburghs Ben Roethlisberger decent at best. If you can back it up, you COURTESYStan Wilcox has been AD at Florida State since 2013. CHS FOOTBALLWhere do they stand? BRIAN COATS/Special to the ReporterColumbia quarterback Jordan Smith slides to avoid contact during the preseason classic versus IMG Academy. The Tigers now enter the regular season with loads of momentum. Columbia should be ranked in states top-10 after win over IMG AcademyFor years, theyve been overlooked by the media rarely considered anymore as one of the states best programs. But the Tigers reminded everyone last week that indeed theyre contend ers, not pretenders, so put some respect on their name. I know, I know, preseason games dont count and start ers were replaced early in the second half so well never what wouldve transpired if they played a full game. Columbia, though, did enough in 26 minutes against IMG Academys national team to be ranked in the top-3 (Class 7A) when the state football poll comes out soon. What happened Friday night stunned many not just in Florida, but across the nation but the result wasnt a shocker in the visiting lock er room. For the Tigers, it was more of a I told you so moment. For a while, at least since Ive been in town, Columbia has proclaimed itself to be the hardest working team in America. The Tigers have always believed, everyone else is just starting to follow along. Hats off to those guys, IMG Academy head coach Kevin Wright told me after the game. They have a really good football team. If they stay healthy, I think youll see them go a long way. Perhaps the Ascenders didnt think the country boys from the rural north could compete with their gang of blue-chip prospects. The Tigers proved once again that outside accolades dont matter when two teams step on the field. And it didnt take long for the Tigers to sink their teeth into the IMG Academy defense Friday night. Before I could look down to tie my shoe, Columbias fast up-tempo offense, led by quarterback Jordan Smith, scored 21 points on three consecutive scoring drives. Thats who we are, Columbia coach Brian Allen told me. I wasnt [offensive Nobody asked me, but ... Eric Jackson Phone: (386) 754-0420 email@example.com Hats off to those guys. They have a really good football team. If they stay healthy, I think youll see them go a long way. -IMG Academy head coach Kevin Wright Wilcox leaving FSU to take executive job with NCAACOURTESYAlexander Rossi celebrates in Victory Lane after winning at Pocono Raceway Sunday. Rossis friend and fellow IndyCar driver Robert Wickens after his car went soaring into the fence during the race. See more 5B. Crashes and champagne COLLEGE SPORTS NFLAssociated PressINDIANAPOLIS Florida State ath letic director Stan Wilcox is leaving for the NCAA, filling the job vacated when Oliver Luck left to run the new XFL. The NCAA announced Monday that Wilcox will serves as executive vice president of regulatory affairs. Luck, the former West Virginia athletic director, filled that role for four years before stepping down in June. Stan is a highly respected, vision ary leader in intercollegiate athletics, and Im excited to have him join our senior leadership team at the national office, NCAA President Mark Emmert said in a statement. Stans nearly three decades of experience working in athlet ics administration at Notre Dame, Duke and Florida State, among others, have clearly demonstrated his commitment to providing student-athletes with the opportunity to excel in both academics and athletics while being successful in life. Wilcox has been AD at Florida State since 2013. Before that he did stints at Duke and Notre Dame, his alma mater, as a deputy athletic director. The former Notre Dame basketball player began his career in college athlet ic at the NCAA as a legislative assistant from 1989-94. Wilcox spent 11 years working at the Big East, including six as the conferences representative to the NCAA Management Council. Florida State President John Thrasher said in a phone interview that Wilcoxs last day as athletic director will be Sept. 30. I am so grateful for the opportunities and experiences that have led me to this point, Wilcox said in a statement. I am excited to return to the NCAA, where my intercollegiate athletics career Seminoles athletic director leaving after 5 years at FSU.See NOLES, 2BJaguars Ramsey, Fowler returnBoth players are back after serving team suspensions.See JAGS, 2B See TIGERS, 6B B1
2B TUESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER TV LISTINGSToday BASEBALL 11 a.m. ESPN Little League World Series, consolation game, Barcelona (Spain) vs. Coeur dAlene (Idaho), at Williamsport, Pa. 3 p.m. ESPN Little League World Series, elimination game, Arraijan (Panama)Guayama (Puerto Rico) winner vs. Matamoros (Mexico)-Surrey (British Columbia) winner, at Williamsport, Pa. 7 p.m. ESPNU American Legion World Series, championship game, at Shelby, N.C. 7:30 p.m. ESPN Little League World Series, elimination game, Grosse Pointe Woods (Mich.)-Des Moines (Iowa) winner vs. Houston-Peachtree City (Ga.) winner, at Williamsport, Pa. MLB BASEBALL 7 p.m. MLB Regional coverage, Cleveland at Boston OR Philadelphia at Washington 10 p.m. ESPN St. Louis at L.A. Dodgers WNBA BASKETBALL 8:30 p.m. ESPN2 Playoffs, first round, Dallas at Phoenix 10:30 p.m. ESPN2 Playoffs, first round, Minnesota at Los AngelesMLB STANDINGSNational League East Division W L Pct GB Atlanta 68 55 .553 Philadelphia 68 56 .548 Washington 62 63 .496 7 New York 54 69 .439 14 Miami 50 76 .397 19 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 71 52 .577 Milwaukee 69 57 .548 3 St. Louis 68 57 .544 4 Pittsburgh 63 62 .504 9 Cincinnati 55 69 .444 16 West Division W L Pct GB Arizona 69 56 .552 Colorado 68 56 .548 Los Angeles 67 58 .536 2 San Francisco 61 64 .488 8 San Diego 49 78 .386 21 American League East Division W L Pct GB Boston 88 37 .704 New York 78 46 .629 9 Tampa Bay 63 61 .508 24 Toronto 55 69 .444 32 Baltimore 37 87 .298 50 Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 71 52 .577 Minnesota 59 64 .480 12 Detroit 51 74 .408 21 Chicago 46 77 .374 25 Kansas City 38 86 .306 33 West Division W L Pct GB Houston 75 49 .605 Oakland 74 50 .597 1 Seattle 71 54 .568 4 Los Angeles 63 63 .500 13 Texas 56 70 .444 20 No. 1 Alabama tops preseason Top 25; Clemson, Georgia next Alabama will begin its quest for a second consecutive national championship with a rare three-peat. The Crimson Tide is just the second team to be ranked No. 1 in the pre season Associated Press Top 25 poll for three straight seasons. Alabama received 42 out of 61 first-place votes. No. 2 Clemson received 18 first-place votes. Georgia is No. 3 and Wisconsin is fourth. The Badgers received one first-place vote. Ohio State was ranked No. 5. The preseason AP poll started in 1950 and since then only Oklahoma from 1985-87 had started No. 1 in three straight years until now. Ring up another milestone for coach Nick Sabans Tide dynasty. Alabama has won five national championships since 2009 and now has been No. 1 to start the season five times under Saban. Last season was the first time Sabans team started and finished the season No. 1. The Tide enter this season with a ques tion at quarterback, but there appears to be two good answers from which Saban has to choose: Tua Tagovailoa won the College Football Playoff championship game for Alabama with a second-half comeback and overtime touchdown pass. Jalen Hurts has led the Tide to the national title game in each of his two seasons as a starter. Whoever is quarterback, Alabamas offense should be potent with running back Damien Harris working behind a powerful line anchored by tackle Jonah Williams. The Tides always tough defense will have all new starters in the secondary, but defensive end Raekwon Davis and linebackers Mack Wilson and Dylan Moses are primed to be Alabamas next All-Americans. The machine never stops in Tuscaloosa. One again, everybody is chasing Alabama. NO. 1 AT BEING NO. 1 The AP poll began in 1936 and Alabama is approaching the top of a very storied list: Ohio State 105 weeks at No. 1 Alabama 104 Oklahoma 101 Notre Dame 98 Southern California 91 Florida State 72 Nebraska 70 PRESEASON FAVORITES This is Alabamas seventh time overall being a preseason No. 1, matching USC for fourth most. Oklahoma 10 preseason No. 1 rankings Ohio State 8 Alabama 7 USC 7 Florida State 6 Nebraska 6 THE OTHER CHAMPS Central Florida was the only team in the country to go undefeated last season and you might have heard the school decided to declare the Knights national champions because why not? This is college football and nobody is really in charge. UCF is ranked in the Top 25 for the first time to the start the season, coming in 21st in the preseason poll. The Knights are the highest-ranked team not in a Power Five conference, one spot ahead of Boise State from the Mountain West. If that ranking after going unbeaten seems unusually low, it is but it is not unprecedented. In the CFP/BCS era (1998-present), 19 teams have had unbeaten seasons. Three of those teams 1998 Tulane, 1999 Marshall, 2004 Utah were unranked in the preseason poll the next season. Not sur prisingly, all those teams played outside of what were then called BCS automatic qualifying conferences. Five other teams were ranked outside the top 10, including three from outside BCS-auto bid leagues. Boise State in 2007 was No. 24 in the preseason. Utah in 2009 start ed 19th. TCU began 2011 at No. 14. The only so-called power conference team to go unbeaten in the BCS/CFP era and be ranked similarly low the next season was Auburn twice. After going 13-0 in 2004, the Tigers started 2005 ranked 16th. After Cam Newton led Auburn to the 2010 national title, the Newton-less Tigers were ranked No. 23 to begin 2011. SCOREBOARD began. Thrasher said that he met with Wilcox late Sunday night and that the opportunity to return to the NCAA was something they were unable to match. Stan has worked for the NCAA before and Mark thinks the world of him. I think its a good match, Thrasher said. You never want to lose someone that is highly qualified but in this case you have to be very happy for him. Florida State won national championships in football (2013), womens soccer (2014) and softball (2018) under Wilcoxs tenure as well as ren ovating nearly all of their athletic facil ities. Wilcoxs biggest hire was Willie Taggart as football coach after Jimbo Fishers departure for Texas A&M. Wilcoxs last major act at Florida State will be on Sept. 2, when the university is expected to unveil its plans for a football operations facili ty. One night later, the 19th-ranked Seminoles open the Taggart era against No. 20 Virginia Tech. Florida State was only the second Power Five school where its athletic director, football and mens basketball coach were all black. Two of the three recent athletic director hires in the Atlantic Coast Conference have been women Carla Williams (Virginia) and Heather Lyke (Pittsburgh). Thrasher said that ACC Commissioner John Swofford gave him some names on Monday and that he will be looking at other search firms. We are going to be deliberate and make sure we have the right person. I am confident we can keep things moving in the right direction, Thrasher said.NOLES Continued from 1B can say whatever you want as long as its respectful and coach Marrone doesnt care, Jackson said. At the end of the day, hes a top-rated player so if you want to go out there and talk about somebody or talk to somebody, talk about every quarterback in the league, then go ahead. But I think that he has the skills to back it up so I dont care. Ramsey has been ejected from two games in two seasons and has a penchant for getting under the skin of receivers like Steve Smith and A.J. Green, leading some to call him the NFLs newest villain. Why not? Jackson said. Theres a lot of nice guys in this league, a lot of guys that (do) the right thing. Not saying (Ramsey) doesnt do the right thing, but youve got to push peoples buttons to get in their head and be outspoken about it. A lot of guys dont want to be outspoken about it because they dont know if they can back it up. He knows he can back it up so let him do it. NOTES: Jaguars had six play ers return to practice Monday after missing last weeks exhibition at Minnesota, including four starters: safety Tashaun Gipson (ankle), guard Andrew Norwell (calf), right tackle Jermey Parnell (knee) and tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins (chest). ... First-round draft pick Taven Bryan (abdomen) also practiced and is expected to make his preseason debut against the Falcons.JAGS Continued from 1B COURTESYCHS falls in 4 Columbias volleyball team was defeated in its season opener against Bell Monday night. The Lady Tigers fell in four sets (11-25, 25-16, 13-25, 19-25) on the road. Columbia gears up for its first district matchup tonight at Lake Weir. Columbia High varsity volleyball players rally around assistant coaches Heather Benson-Durr and Wayne Andrews during a timeout in a game against Gainesville-Eastside played in a tournament at Bell High School Saturday. TUESDAY EVENING AUGUST 21, 2018 Comcast Dish DirecTV6 PM6:307 PM7:308 PM8:309 PM9:3010 PM10:3011 PM11:30 3-ABC 3 -TV20 NewsABC World NewsEnt. TonightInside Edition (N) Bachelor in Paradise (N) Castaways Tim and Krichelle meet Eric. News at 11 Jimmy Kimmel Live 4-IND 4 4 4News4JAX at 6PMNews4JAXEnt. 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Memories will encourage you to pick up hobbies or activities that you used to enjoy. A change at work will result in greater stability. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): An unexpected change will disrupt your day. Accept the inevitable and proceed with caution. Moder ation when dealing with domestic matters or partnerships will help. Physical changes can be made as long as they are within budget. Exercise and diet are encouraged. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Youve got what it takes to bring about the changes youve been contemplating. Educational pursuits, meetings and networking will help you connect with people who inspire you to follow through with your ideas. Create opportunities by being a participant. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Youll face opposition at home or while dealing with older relatives or children. Dont overreact when patience and positive input will encourage others to see things your way. e help or suggestions you oer should not put you in debt or personal jeopardy. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Before you implement change, price out the cost involved and consider if your plan is realistic. Someone with experience will oer insight into how to move forward. A change regarding how you earn your living will help your personal situation. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): How you present yourself to others will make a dierence when it comes to advancement. Invest time and money in your appearance as well as your skills. Mastering what you enjoy doing will make it easier to excel. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): A personal change will do you good. If you arent happy with the way you look, or with someone who has become too much of an emotional bur den, its up to you to do something about it. Consider your choices and take action. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Dont lose sight of your dreams. Speak up if you have questions. Look for alternatives before you jump to conclusions. Make personal improvements instead of trying to change someone else. Walk away from anyone who is a poor inuence. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Helping others will lead to benets. Oer suggestions and assistance, and make it clear what you expect in return. An opportunity will arise if you reconnect with an old friend or colleague. Develop and sign contracts or settlements. LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & COMICS TUESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2018 3B CIPHER DEAR ABBY: I come from a small, close family. Last year, we suered a devastating loss. My cousin and her two children were killed in a car accident. We have all been profoundly aected by this loss, especially my aunt and uncle. Fast forward: Another cousin is pregnant with her second child. She wants to name her daughter Daisy because she wants all her children to have ower-themed names. Daisy is the name of one of the children who died. I, and others in the family, are upset by her decision because her reason for choosing the name has nothing to do with honor ing our lost family member. I understand no one owns a baby name, and she can choose whatever name she wants for any reason. But I am having trouble getting past the fact that Ill see this child at family gatherings and have to call her by my dead cousins name for no reason other than it was a cute ower name. My cousin is set on using this name despite family protests, and I cant help but foresee bitterness ahead for us when weve already dealt with so much. What, if anything, can we do to make this situation more positive? -NAME GAME IN NEW YORK DEAR NAME GAME: Your cousin appears to have the empathy of a garden snail. Did it occur to anyone in the family to suggest to her that there are other ower names besides Daisy -Dalia, Daphne or even Desert Rose? (Her nickname could be Desi, which is cute.) If you havent, please do before the baby ar rives. However, if she refuses to change her mind, its time for you to start memorizing the Serenity Prayer. DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married for 22 years. Hes a diamond in the rough. My grown children, three boys, have always just tolerated him. ey say he talks too much, doesnt listen and still treats the younger two like children. I know he can be overbearing at times. ey have now ganged up and will no longer allow the grandchildren to come stay with me. ey say my husband is too harsh in cor recting them, which isnt true. e only time he is loud and fast to correct is if the parents arent here to do it. ey have oered no alternative solution. Two have expressed to my husband how they feel. My husband is trying to acknowledge their feelings and wants to do better. How do we proceed as a family? Im afraid they will withhold the grands each time they disagree with us. Counseling is out since we live in separate cities. Any words of wisdom for us? -HURTING HEART IN SOUTH CAROLINA DEAR HURTING HEART: Look at this from your sons perspective. When they hear from your grandchildren that your grouchy (but well-meaning) husband yelled at them, as parents, their rst instinct is to protect their kids. I cant guarantee that your sons wont use emotional blackmail in the future, but I can oer two suggestions: Your husband should take a deep breath and count to 10 before he reacts, and he should defer the discipline to Grandma. And if that isnt enough to satisfy your sons, then you will have to visit them instead of having them visit you. Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com Planned baby name renews pain of tragic loss for family 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. 21: Actor-filmmaker-writer Melvin Van Peebles is 84. Singer Kenny Rogers is 78. Actor Clarence Williams III (The Mod Squad) is 77. Singer Harold Reid of the Statler Brothers is 77. Singer Jackie DeShannon is 75. 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EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Placing An Ad > $17.50Each additional line $1.654 LINES 3 DAYS GARAGE SALEIncludes 2 Signs Dryer white, good condition $75 386-965-6767 or 678-617-5560 Electric Stove white, works great $95 386-965-6767 or 678-617-5560 Washer white, works great $100 386-965-6767 or 678-617-5560 \002 btn \002 btn \002 btn \002 btn \000 bttnbfr fntb \002 bnfnbr fb \002\005 \002\005 \002\005 THE COLUMBIA COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE Is now accepting bids for the 2018-2019 Rotation Wrecker and CCSO Fleet and Seized Vehicle Annual Contract. Application packets may be picked up between 8-5 Mon-Fri at the CCSO Operations Center located at 4917 U.S. Hwy 90 East, Lake City, Florida. All applications must be returned by 5pm August 24th 2018 451180 August 17, 19, 21, 2018 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. MECHANIC & MAINTENANCE for light vehicles, with own tools. Hafners 386-755-6481 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 p ersonal re p resentative and th e pp personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the deceden t and other persons having claims or demands agains t decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands 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: email@example.com 449767 August 14, 21, 2018 LCSW seeking a licensed practitioner to join a private practice in Lake City. A professional in the following fields, L.C.S.W., L.M.H.C., or L.M.F.T. are welcome to apply. If interested, please submit your resume t o firstname.lastname@example.org om Diesel & gas mechanic w/own tools. Must have valid Drivers License. Apply in person a t Lake City Industries 250 NW Railroad St, Lake City MAKE EXTRA $$ MONEY $$ The Lake City Reporter, a daily newspaper, seeks Independent Contractor Newspaper Carriers for several motor routes in the city and county. You must be motivated by earning extra money, be an early riser and have reliable transportation. Apply in person during normal business hours.Monday Friday 8am 5pmNO PHONE CALLS PLEASE Executive Director The Lake City Columbia County Chamber of Commerce is seeking a creative, visionar y leader to serve as the CEO o f our progressive 450+ membe r business organization. Th e successful candidate must be a skilled communicator and team builder. We are seeking an energetic motivator who can inspire and manage the staff, as well as build positive relationships with the Board of Directors, volunteers, members, community and governmental leaders. The successful CEO candidate must be able t o demonstrate a record of developing meaningful programs, projects, services, and events, as well as building strategic partnerships and alliances. A history of membership growth & retention along with non-dues revenue generation will be considered a plus. A bachelor's degree is preferable, along with a minimum o f four years of progressively responsible leadership experience in developing and managing the efforts of a successful community focused organization. Salary and benefits are competitive. Send resume in a Word document and salary history electronically by August 27th, 2018 to Chuck Ewart at email@example.com 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 McDonald's of Alachua Now Hiring Team Members Starting rate $9.00-$9.50 Depending on Experience Only a 15 minute drive Full and Part-Time Available Apply at location or On-line at http://tinyurl.com/alachuamcds 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 SUWANNEE Spacious 2/1 Home on Fresh water canal in the town of Suwannee. Hardee board ext/int. walls, foam insulation, new windows, doors, tile, kitchen, Central AC, metal roof, boat lift, tackle shop, seawall. $180,000 OBO Owner will finance with 40 down $1,200/mo. Come see it today, move in this weekend. Bring the boat! 352-949-0447 NCGA and its farmer members are currently recruiting 2 Temporary farm laborers to plant, cultivate, and harves t tobacco/diversified crops in various NC counties statewide. Contact the local Employmen t Service for the name, location, and farm specific crop information/full disclosure for each NCGA farmer member. Work will begin 09/14/18 and will end 11/10/18. The wage offer is th e highest of $11.46 per hour o r applicable piece rates based on crop activity. Guaranteed 3/4 o f contract hours. Free housing provided for non-commuting worker. Conditional transportation/subsistence reimbursed a t 50% of the contract, or soone r if appropriate, for eligible workers. Work tools/equipment/supplies provided at no cost. NCGA members are equal opportunity employers. To apply, contact the nearest Employment Service office ( 10913424 ) Stylist need at Southern Exposure Salon 386 -2 88 8 4 0 1 Older enclosed semi trailer without refrigeration unit fo r sale, make offer. 386-755-1970 Industrial Structural/Mechanical Designer-Draftsman Mus t have experience in design and detailing Material Handling Equipment (conveyor systems) and related structural steel support systems. Proficiency in AutoCAD is necessary. DO NOT APPLY IN PERSON. Send Resume to: Draftsman, 3631 US Highway 90 East Lake City, Fl 32055 The Suwannee Valley Transit Authority Board of Directors, wishes to announce the Augus t 13 meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, August 27, 2018 6:00PM, in the SVTA Board Room, 1907 Voyles St, SW, Live Oak, Florida, 32064 Agenda items: 2018 Budge t Amendments, 2019 Budget, Update Rules & Regs, Update Procurement Policy, Approval of Build Grant and Future Gran t Opportunities, private pay fare increase. 450873 August 21, 22, 23,24, 2018 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 Buy It Sell It Find It Lake City ReporterClassifieds
Classied Department 755-5440 LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS TUESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2018 5B rrf ntbnnbfCLASSIFIEDttt 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 www.landnfl.com 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 Ft White in town 2/1 inside like new. must have ref, 1st+last+ sec, smoke free, no pets. $650/mo 941-924-5183 2/1 duplex w/tile floors, energ y efficient, W/D furnished. 96 7 NW Georgia Ave $500/mo $500/dep 386-344-0226 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 Tanya Shaffer 397-4766 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 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 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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. www.LandOwnerFinancin g .com 6500sf warehouse, 1000sf AC office/retail, 2 lg roll-up doors, 20608 CR 49, O'Brien 352-2151018 Owner financing $159,900 $5k down $1360/mo www.Landownerfinancing.com 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 www.nfcc.edu for details. 3/2 brick w/carport, lg lot, wood plank floors, new paint, W/D, $1050/mo 1st+sec 288-8401 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 2008 Triton V19 aluminum bass boat, 115 HP Mercury OptiMa x just serviced, trolling motor. $8000 386-623-1999 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 On Site Auction, Cannon Creek, Lake City, FL, Hwy 4 7 (Signs) View: Fri, Aug 24, 10a5p auctionzip.com #20822 Sat, Aug. 25th @ 10am. Golf Cart, riding mower, red scooter, new generator, hand/electric tools, toolboxes, washer/dryer, furn, lift recliner, glass, 10% B.P. C. Red Williams AU437/AB3447 352-258-0604 Windsong ApartmentsWe offer 1, 2, & 3 BR's Apply On-Line!windsong-apartmentliving.com386-758-8455 Buy It Sell It Find It Lake City ReporterCLASSIFIEDS COURTESYTruck workers repair a section of fence after a wreck during the IndyCar auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, in Long Pond, Pa. IndyCar rallies together in wake of Wickens accidentBy DAN GELSTONAssociated PressLONG POND, Pa. Alexander Rossi and Robert Wickens have forged a bit of a rivalry this season. Theyve tangled on the track a few times, and exchanged the occasional verbal dart some more playful than others, like when Wickens jokingly locked Rossi in a prison cell during a promotional event last month. But animosity between IndyCar drivers tends to dissolve quickly amid grim reminders of the sports dangers. Wickens was just a few laps into the race at Pocono Raceway on Sunday when he connected with Ryan Hunter-Reay and soared into the catchfence. The fencing was shredded, and Wickens car was reduced to just the tub, which came to a rest on the track along an interior wall. The race was stopped and IndyCar came together. All 22 of us, 33 of us, whatever it may be, are a family, Rossi said. We try our best to look after each other out there. You dont want to see that happen to anyone. Well continue to think of him and pray for him, his family, his fiancee; all that they have to deal with. Wickens was being treated for injuries to his lower extremities, right arm and spine following an accident that led to him getting airlifted from the track to the hospital. IndyCar said the Canadian sustained a pulmonary contusion and will undergo an MRI and probable surgery at Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest in Allentown. IndyCar drivers were more concerned with his health and future than what the race meant to the championship picture. All we can hope for is that everybody is going to be OK, points leader Scott Dixon said. It was the latest chilling moment at Pocono: Justin Wilson died from a head injury in 2015 when a piece of debris from a crashed car bounced off the track and hit his helmet. James Hinchcliffe, who was caught up in Wickens wreck, had survived his own life-threatening injury when a broken part from his car pierced an artery during a 2015 crash at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. But the series goes on even on the oval tracks like Indy and Pocono where danger makes even veteran race fans tense up. Once the green flag dropped for the final time Sunday, the drivers played nice. There wasnt another caution the rest of the way, and Rossi closed the gap on Dixon in the points race with a dominant win. Rossi led 180 of 200 laps to win his second straight race and third of the sea son, slicing Dixons lead to 29 points with three races left. Will Power, who won the last two Pocono races, was second, and Dixon finished third. Weve been a bit blah. Theyve been excelling, Dixon said of Rossi. Rossi also won for Andretti Autosport on the streets of Long Beach in April and the Mid-Ohio road course three weeks ago. Wickens finished second at Mid-Ohio, what was the latest in a sensational string of races for the 29-year-old Canadian driver in his first season in IndyCar. Wickens had reeled off five straight topfive finishes and is sixth in the stand ings. Hinchcliffe, runner-up on ABCs Dancing With The Stars in 2017, helped lure Wickens to IndyCar and Schmidt Peterson Motorsports this season after a successful career in Europe. I know he is in good hands. Hopefully, well see him back in the car soon, Hinchcliffe said. It surely wont be next week at Gateway Motorsports Park or the rest of this sea son. IndyCar drivers can steel their will to put any kind of bad news behind them once they get behind the wheel and hit 220 mph in an open cockpit. Theres a championship to race for and Dixon has a fifth title in sight. He not only has to hold off Rossi, but former series champions Josef Newgarden and Power arent out of contention yet. Rossi sprayed champagne and confetti flew on the podium. The celebration may have seemed normal, but thoughts couldnt help stray toward Wickens. Its tough to really celebrate after what happened, Rossi said. By DICK SCANLONAssociated PressST. PETERSBURG Ryan Yarbrough helped extend Tampa Bays shutout streak to 23 innings, and the Rays got their only run via video replay in a 1-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night. Yarbrough (12-5) pitched 5 1/3 innings in relief of Rays opener Hunter Wood. The rookie left-hander gave up two hits and a walk while striking out six, earning his major league-leading 10th relief win. Yarbrough and three others combined for Tampa Bays second straight shutout. Jose Alvarado pitched the ninth for his fifth save and stretched the Rays streak of scoreless innings, which included 14 over the weekend in Boston. Willy Adames drove in the games first run. After singles by Ji-Man Choi and Kevin Kiermaier in the second inning, Adames hit a two-out chopper over third base. Adames beat Rosell Herreras throw across the diamond, but it took a 43-second review to reverse the original out call. The run came off right-hander Jorge Lopez, who pitched five innings in his sec ond major league start. Lopez (0-3) gave up five hits and three walks. Kiermaier had three of Tampa Bays eight hits after coming into the game bat ting .127 in August. Royals reliever Jake Newberry struck out three in 1 2/3 innings in his major league debut. Wood pitched 1 2/3 innings, giving up two hits with two strikeouts. TRAINERS ROOM Royals: LHP Danny Duffy (left shoul der) felt really good after a bullpen ses sion, according to manager Ned Yost, who will determine Tuesday whether Duffy will pitch Thursday nights series finale. Rays: INF Daniel Robertson said recent surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb went well and he has no pain. Robertson hasnt given up on getting at-bats during the final days of the season. There wont be any rushing it, he said. ... LHP Vidal Nuno (strained right ham string) will make his second rehab start Tuesday night with Class A Charlotte and should be back in September. MINORS MATTERS LHP Matthew Liberatore, taken by the Rays in the first round of the 2018 draft, allowed three hits and struck out eight over five innings to get his first pro win in the GCL Rays 6-0 victory over the Twins. He has a 0.98 ERA over 27 2/3 innings in eight starts. UP NEXT LHP Blake Snell (14-5) will pitch Tuesday nights game against Royals RHP Glenn Sparkman (0-1). Snell, whose 2.10 ERA ranks second in the AL, has not given up a run in two straight starts of five innings each.Yarbrough, Rays post another shutout, 1-0 B5
6B TUESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER coordinator] a year ago, so what anybody saw last year, that wasnt me. Its going to be fastWe practice that up-tempo. Guys are in shape because of the way we practice. We are very successful if we get it going in six to eight seconds. But it can better. Not being satisfied is what has led the Tigers to this point, finally receiving some more attention from Power 5 colleges and out side media outlets. The Tigers wont be completely satisfied though until that state title trophy is back to Lake City. But after beating top-ranked IMG Academy, they should be considered a top-tier team. Theres no reason why they shouldnt be ranked somewhere in the states top-10 teams overall, and shouldnt be any lower than third in Class 7A. Its not everyday that a unranked public school embarrasses one of the nations premier programs. I encourage all voters to give credit where credit is due. Enough is enough. Put some respect on their name. COURTESY Swinging Lady TigersLady Tigers Golf had a great showing Saturday in Ocalacoming in 2nd at the pre-season 2018 Celtic Invitational at Candler Hills Golf Club... Tiara Carter (76-placed overall 2nd in Girls), Erika Lloyd (85), Reece Chasteen (97), Payton Gainey (106), Kayla Hardy (117) Team total 364. Left to right: Reece Chasteen, Erika Lloyd, Tiara Carter, Kayla Hardy and Payton Gainey.TIGERSContinued from 1B COURTESYColumbia wide receiver Bobby Fulton fights for extra yards against IMG Academy last Friday night in Bradenton.Ohio State trustees set Wednesday meeting on Meyers future By MITCH STACYAssociated PressCOLUMBUS, Ohio Ohio State trustees set a private meet ing for Wednesday to talk about the future of coach Urban Meyer as the university seeks to quickly move past a scandal that has con sumed the football program for nearly a month. Meyer has been the subject of an investigation into the handling of domestic-abuse allegations against former assistant coach Zach Smith. The university said factfinders briefed the board on Monday. The panel will convene in a pub lic session on Wednesday morning before going behind closed doors to discuss the next steps. President Michael V. Drake will have the final say on whether Meyer keeps his job or faces other consequences. (Mondays) briefing is to ensure that board members are adequately prepared to discuss this matter at Wednesdays meeting, Ohio State spokeswoman Emily Caldwell said Monday in an email. No timetable was given for final resolution of the matter, which has overshadowed the teams prepa ration for the 2018 season that begins at home Sept. 1. The trustees hired an outside law firm for $500,000 to do the investigation, which took two weeks. The investigation centers on what Meyer knew and did about allegations of abuse against Smith, who was fired July 23 after his wife sought a protective order. Smith hasnt been charged or convicted of abuse, but his ex-wife Courtney Smith alleged her husband shoved her against a wall and put his hands around her neck in 2015. Meyer has said he handled the accusations properly when he found out about them, but acknowl edged he lied to reporters at first when he said he hadnt heard of the incident. Ohio State put Meyer under investigation after Courtney Smith went public, giving a reporter text messages and pictures she traded with Meyers wife, Shelley Meyer, in 2015. Drake, the Ohio State president, is rarely in the public spotlight, unlike his predecessor, Gordon Gee, who prided himself on his reputation as a fast-talking, ubiquitous, and sports-loving Ohio State fanatic. Drake surprised Ohio State fans in 2014 when he fired the schools marching band director after an investigation uncovered band traditions and rituals that were racy, raunchy or suggestive. The band director, Jonathan Waters, said he had been trying to change many of the activities before he was terminated, but Drake stood his ground despite intense criticism over the firing. He and the university insisted that Waters controlled the band at the time of the probe and was answer able for all of its practices, even those that evolved out of old traditions. COURTESYFormer Florida head coach Urban Meyer has been the subject of an investigation into the handling of domestic-abuse allegations against former assistant coach Zach Smith. B6