The Lake City reporter

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The Lake City reporter
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Lake City reporter (Lake City, Fla. 1967)
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Lake City, FL
Community Newspapers Inc., Todd Wilson - Publisher
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May 23, 1884
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Vol. 95, no. 4 (Oct. 5, 1967)-
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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2018 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | $2 CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 F ax: 752-9400 Vol. 143, No. 366 TODAYS WEATHER Opinion . . . . . . 4A Obituaries . . . . . . 5A Puzzles . . . . . . . 2-3B Business . . . . . . . 1C Life . . . . . . . . 1D Big winners at SummersFirst-, second-graders excel, 3A 90 70Chance of storms, 2A Lake City Reporter At the Library SUNDAY Dont raise taxesOpinion 4A +PLUS >> Christian Service Center reboot 1DSee 1C Dogs on duty, 6ALAKECITYREPORTER.COM Property tax hike hangs in balance3A Texting probe teacher quits Tallahassee will now take up investigation. Commissioners quizzed on plans Clues come to light in autopsy casesBy CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comThere may not yet be a smoking gun in the mystery of a sudden spike in autopsy referrals costing taxpayers big bucks, the county attorney said, but officials do have a batch of fresh clues to work with. County Attorney Joel Foreman obtained autopsy referral records on Wednesday and must now comb through the data to Extra fees costing county thousands.By CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comThe teacher at Fort White Middle-High School accused of sending inappropriate texts to a student has stepped down, said Columbia County Superintendent Lex Carswell. School officials are concluding their internal investigation into the messages, Carswell said. The teacher, who worked at the highschool level of the combined 6-12 school, turned in a resignation Friday morning. And were accepting it, Carswell said. The resignation, which is set to go before the School Board on Tuesday, Sept. 11, means the investigation will be handed off to the Florida Department of Education. Carswell said he still could not release the teachers name Friday afternoon because the School District was still formally wrapping up the probe. AUTOPSIES continued 2A Budget hearing for city is TuesdayBy TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comLake City residents will get their opportunity to speak about the future of city finances during Tuesday nights public hearing on the 2018-19 fiscal budget. The hearing will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 205 N. Marion Ave. City officials will meet there for a 5:45 p.m. canvassing board meeting to certify the results of Tuesdays city elections. City Manager Joe CITY continued on 2A OAKEN BUCKET STAYS PUTPhotos by BRENT KUYKENDALL/Lake City ReporterColumbia quarterback Jordan Smith tucks the ball away and runs against the outmatched Suwannee Bulldogs Friday night at Tiger Stadium. TEXTING continued on 2A Georgia trip ends in robbery for suitor Man lured by online dating app, beaten. Millage rate will remain the same.By COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comA Lake City man traveled nearly three hours to a remote Georgia park to see a woman he met through an online dating app, but when he got to the cabin he was beaten and robbed, police said. Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent Terry Howard could only give limited details due to the ongoing investigation into the incident. He confirmed the victim was a 29-year-old Lake City man who suffered a broken arm and lacerations to the back of his head in the encounter. He met up with these individuals and he was robbed and assaulted, Howard, the agent in charge of GBIs Americus, LURED continued on 2ATeachers identity not yet released. Foreman CHS wide receiver TJ Jones breaks a tackle Friday.The Oaken Bucket can call Lake City home for at least another season, as the Tigers topped Suwannee 49-7 Friday to claim the trophy for the 11th year in a row. Sports, 1B. A3


2A SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2018 DAILY BRIEFING LAKE CITY REPORTER 7a 1p 7p 1a 6a LAKE CITY ALMANAC SUN MOON UV INDEX EXTREME: 10 minutes to burn T odays ultra-violet radiation risk for the ar ea on a scale fr om 0 to 10+. FYI An exclusive service brought to our readers by The Weather Channel. SPONSORED BY City THE WEATHER WEA THER HISTORY Pensacola Tallahassee Panama City Valdosta Daytona Beach Cape Canaveral Gainesville Lake City Ocala Orlando Jacksonville Tampa West Palm Beach Ft. Myers Ft. Lauderdale Naples Miami Key West TEMPERATURESNormal high Normal low PRECIPITATIONMonth total Year total HI LO LO HI LO HI LO HI LO HI MondayTuesday Cape Canaveral Daytona Beach Fort Myers Ft. Lauderdale Gainesville Jacksonville Key West Lake City Miami Naples Ocala Orlando Panama City Pensacola Tallahassee Tampa Valdosta W. Palm Beach Sept 2 Sept 9 Sept 16 Sept 24 LastNewFirstFull Quarter Quarter HOW TO REACH USMain number ........ (386) 752-1293 Fax number .............. 752-9400 Circulation ............... 755-5445 Online ... www lakecityreporter com The Lake City Reporter an affiliate of Community Newspapers Inc., is published Tuesday through Friday and Sunday at 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, FL 32055. Periodical postage paid at Lake City, FL, Member Audit Bureau of Circulation and The Associated Press. All material herein is property of the Lake City Reporter Reproduction in whole or in part is forbidden without the permission of the publisher. U.S. Postal Service No. 310-880. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Lake City Reporter P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056. Publisher Todd Wilson ..... 754-0418 ( Robert Bridges ..... 754-0428 (rbridges@lakecityre ......... 752-1293 (ads@lakecityre place a classified ad ...... 755-5440BUSINESS.............. 754-0419CIRCULATIONHome delivery of the Lake City Reporter should be completed by 6:30 a.m. Tuesday through Friday, and by 7:30 a.m. on Sunday. Please call 386-755-5445 to report any problems with your delivery service. In Columbia County, customers should call before 10:30 a.m. to report a service error for same day re-delivery. After 10:30 a.m., next day re-delivery or service related credits will be issued. In all other counties where home delivery is available, next day re-delivery or service related credits will be issued. Circulation ............... 755-5445 ( delivery rates(TuesdayFriday and Sunday) 12 Weeks ................... $26.32 24 Weeks ................... $48.79 52 Weeks ................... $83.46Rates include 7% sales tax.Mail rates12 Weeks ................... $41.40 24 Weeks ................... $82.80 52 Weeks .................. $179.40 Lake City Reporter Scripture of the DayO come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the Lord our maker. Psalm 95:6 (KJV) Ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put. Winston Churchill, 1874-1965, English statesmanThought for Today Winning Lottery Numbers Pick 3: (Friday p.m.) 1-8-4 Pick 4: (Friday p.m.) 7-9-1-4 Fantasy 5: (Friday) 1-3-8-16-20 QUICK HITS Submissions The Lake City Reporter accepts photographs and caption information to run at the discretion of the editor. If you would like to see your organization in the newspaper, send the picture and information to Associate Editor Steve Wilson at See an error? The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question or suggestion, please call the editor. Corrections and clarications will run in this space. Thanks for reading.Fake bill from Nevada lands Reno woman in Live Oak jail, say police Georgia office, said. He said the attack occurred on July 30 around 9:30 p.m. Initial calls were made to the Macon County Sheriffs Office but the case was turned over to GBI, Sergeant Lawrence Beard said. Georgia residents Shaleigh Howell, 18, and Antrevis Collins, 19, were booked into Macon Jail Aug. 3 on armed robbery and aggravated assault charges, each with a $50,000 bond, a jail official said. Howell had been released on bond as of Thursday, while Collins remained incarcerated. Howard said both Howell and Collins were arrested in connection to the incident due to their proximity to the park where the robbery and assault occurred. The victims bank cards and cell phone were taken and Howard confirmed that after the suspects used the cards nearby they were able to track the pair down and tie them to the scene. Whitewater Creek Park is located in Oglethorpe, Georgia and sits on nearly 500 acres, its website states. LUREDContinued From 1A On Wednesday, the teacher was placed on paid suspension pending a conclusion to the investigation. Carswell declined to go into detail about the nature and scope of the messages. School officials dont believe the alleged conduct rose to a criminal level, he said Thursday. Were concerned that the communication might not have been appropriate, but it was never anything illegal, Carswell said. TEXTINGContinued From 1Afigure out why the county has been paying thousands more per month than usual to the Jacksonville Medical Examiners Office. Ive got a lot more work still to do, Foreman said. I havent found the smoking gun or anything. Medical examiner fees are typically about $20,000 per month, said County Manager Ben Scott. But in recent months, the expenses have consistently hovered near or above $30,000, Foreman to investigate where the referrals are coming from. Autopsies run around $3,000 each, and the county is obligated to pay up if a doctor wont sign off on a death certificate. The records Foreman obtained from the Jacksonville Medical Examiners Office on Wednesday show 104 referrals since January, with 51 resulting in an autopsy. The next step is figuring out which referrals warrant a more detailed look and requesting the specific case files. Every referral that resulted in an autopsy came from a law enforcement agency. Autopsy fees are just one piece of the picture, Scott said. Theres also transportation expenses and other medical examiner fees, including a $175 charge just to call a body in. Some referrals that didnt result in an autopsy came from law enforcement, while others were from doctors at local medical facilities. Of the 104 total referrals, seven were for suicides, 30 were for non-vehicle accidents, eight were for vehicle accidents and two were for homicides. The rest of the deaths were from natural or undetermined causes, or for non-medical examiner cases. Some information is still unclear, Foreman said, such as what results in a referral being declared a non-medical examiner case or what an inspection entails compared to an autopsy. Little things Ive got to find out the answer to, he said. On Thursday, Scott said he was preparing to analyze the data himself. Weve got the bills and weve paid the bills, Scott said. We just havent seen what the breakdown is and where theyre coming from. Columbia County Sheriffs Office spokesperson Murray Smith said the majority of law enforcement referrals to a medical examiner are not for criminal cases. They are typically for someone who died at home and whose doctor wont sign off on the death, Smith said. We have a responsibility to go out and conduct an investigation, he said. Nearly all of those deaths are later linked to natural causes. Still, investigators have to perform their due diligence, Smith said. Its just a matter that we have to go document it, he said. Several years ago, the state legislature took from local sheriffs the power to waive autopsies, Columbia County Sheriff Mark Hunter told county commissioners during an Aug. 16 meeting. The county has reallocated $100,000 to cover autopsy fees over the budget for this fiscal year. The excess money was needed to fill the gap for July, August and September, Scott previously said. During the Aug. 16 meeting, Foreman told commissioners it was worth looking into whether a private entity was exploiting a legislative loophole. Theres something atypical going on, he told the board. ... If its going to be a pattern, it is going to severely impact your budget. The county believes the influx stems from people who died in a medical facility but were referred for an autopsy for reasons not yet clear, Scott said previously. These are scenarios where someone goes to a medical facility with a terminal illness, he said during the Aug. 16 meeting. Theyre going there to die, thats everyone knows theyre gonna die there, thats what theyre there for. AUTOPSIESContinued From 1A Helfenberger said the budget is a little under $57 million and that includes all sources. The millage rate will remain the same for this years budget, he said. Helfenberger said 29 percent of the budgets revenue comes from ad valorem property tax revenue. In an earlier presentation about the budget he said about 40 percent of the budget is raised through non-property tax revenue, 13 percent comes from grants, and 12 percent of the budget is generated through franchise fees and permits. The budget is approximately the same as last years budget, as far as the burden to the taxpayers, he said. We have more expenses that came up at the last minute like a couple of weeks right before we got into the meat of the budget workshops, such as the city hall rehabilitation and repairs that were looking at budgeting a $1 million for and we hope its less. Were also exploring other revenue sources to be able to try to cover the costs. CITYContinued From 1A By STEVE WILSONswilson@lakecityreporter.comIn what can best be called a cross country scam, falsely implicating a popular country musician, a Nevada woman is facing charges for allegedly defrauding a Live Oak based business having nearly got away with it. Erin E. Kelley, 38, with a listed address on W. Sixth Street in Reno, Nevada, is currently being held on $10,000 bond in the Suwannee County Jail, facing one felony charge each of fraud-impersonation and grand theft. According to a report filed by Suwannee County Sheriffs Office Investigator Deputy David Kelly, Live Oak based Tri-County Irrigation received emails apparently coming from Major Turbine Pump and Supply, a company with which they regularly do business. The emails claimed that TriCounty Irrigation had an outstanding balance with MTPS of $1,650 and advised them to make payment to a Wells Fargo Bank account. The email provided an account number, a routing number, and the name Erin Kelly. The alleged fraud took place in February. Tri-County soon realized the emails were fraudulent and attempted to stop payment, but was unsuccessful, as funds had already been transferred. Investigator Kelly obtained information from Wells Fargo regarding the account and found evidence of other money transfers which appeared to be fraudulent, as well as contact information for Ms. Kelley in Nevada. He contacted Kelley, who claimed that country singer Jon Pardi was a high school classmate and was sending her gifts and money. In early May, investigator Kelly made contact with Sgt. Trenton Johnson of the Reno Police Department, and was informed that Johnson did make contact with Kelley to confirm her identity and initial statements. He also learned that Erin was sending money and items to Nigeria and Florida for Jon, Kelly said in the report. Kelley was arrested in Nevada, extradited and booked into the Suwannee County Jail on Thursday. Suwannee County Sheriff Sam St. John commended Investigator Kelly for a job well done. Normally, these investigations turn up a dead end, St. John said. Fortunately we were able to track down the individual who did it. Kelley Fraudulent invoice sought $1,650 from local company.


SUNDA Y, SEPTEMBER 2, 2018 LOCAL LAKE CITY REPORTER 3A rf SENIOR, TEACHER & SERVICEDAY SENIOR, TEACHER & SERVICEDAY rfnftffrb fnn nnntb bn County tax hike hangs in the balanceBy CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comTaxpayers were left with a cliffhanger when they overwhelmingly shot down Columbia Countys proposed one-cent sales tax at the ballot box, and theyll have to watch this Thursdays episode to find out how the story ends will commissioners follow through with raising property taxes to make up for the revenue difference, as the board has previously vowed, or will they back down? Even the boards chairman doesnt know yet, he said in the aftermath of the failed sales tax referendum earlier in the week. The tax would have generated $7.7 million annually for infrastructure projects and free up money from other sources for construction of a new jail, according to the county. Plan B will be hashed out Thursday, when County Manager Ben Scott will present different versions of the budget for the coming fiscal year, said County Commission Chairman Tim Murphy. One option would increase the property tax millage rate from 8.015 to 8.087. After presenting that version at a past meeting, Scott was asked to prepare an alternative budget with spending cuts and no property tax increase. Murphy said he wouldnt take a stance until the board discusses both options publicly. Youll get my answer when you get to the meeting, Murphy said. The county still lacks a dedicated revenue stream for road projects, and the new jail which estimates put at more than $30 million is still a looming expense. The truth is that it all hinges on Bens proposal on the 6th, Murphy said. Murphy expects the option with lower property taxes will reverse certain spending increases Scott proposed in the other budget. If you were increasing it and you didnt put it in there, thats a cut, he said. Commissioner Bucky Nash is the one who requested the more fiscally conservative option. He said the plan will have outright reductions to existing spending on top of reversals to proposed hikes. Were going to try to finance the jail through cuts and reallocation and see what we need to do with the millage, he said. Leave it the same or make an adjustment. Nash said he isnt leaning toward either option yet. Ive got to look at what the cuts are and how much that generates before I deal with the up or down on the millage rate, he said. Commissioner Everett Phillips said he hasnt made up his mind on whether the version of the budget with lower property taxes is realistic. Not really thought about it just yet, Phillips said. But Ill have it Thursday night. Commissioners Ron Williams and Rusty DePratter could not be reached for comment. Spending cuts can probably carry the county through another budget cycle, Nash said, but he doesnt believe they are a longterm solution to cover all the debts for the jail project. I dont think its sustainable, he said. I think you could maybe do it for one year. The new budget year starts Oct. 1. Before figuring out a long-term financial strategy, the board needs to wait on its two new members, Toby Witt and Rocky Ford, to be sworn in after the November general election, Murphy said. Ford is replacing District 2 Commissioner Rusty DePratter, while Witt is replacing District 4 Commissioner Everett Philips. I think its only right to get them involved in this discussion, Murphy said. Murphy said its the current boards fault that more than twothirds of voters opposed the sales tax. A sunset clause wasnt written into the referendum, he said, nor was a promise that property taxes would go down if it passed. We just messed it up, Murphy said. Murphy said those mistakes would not be repeated if the sales tax ever gets put back on the ballot during his tenure. Itll be clear as ice, he said. Murphy wouldnt indicate if he planned to raise the issue again next election cycle. It may or may not be necessary depending on how the economy grows, he said. Thats too far down the water, he said. Will commissioners follow through with threat to raise rate? Murphy Nash Summers Elementarys big winnersCOURTESY PHOTOSSummers Elementary asked first grade and second grade students to complete an enrichment book over the summer. Students who completed the book turned it in on the first day of school and received a prize. These names were also placed in a drawing for a Kindle Fire and other goodies. First grade winners were Gavin Culbreath (from left), Aria Mapp, Allison Fay, Annistyn Smith, Alyssa Mansfield, Rheanna Tolbert, Emerson NN ichols, G abriella Melia and Paul Sluder. Second grade winners were Benjamin Tolbert (from left), Mila Martinez, Landon Grover-Moffe, Mireya Martinez, Cheryl Sweat, Brayden Eagle, Dean Thompson, Caleb Fay, Amelia Wilkinson and Jerriann Toops. Aria Mapp and Brayden Eagle won the Kindle Fire tablets.


Theo (Big Daddy) Kirby served our county for 28 straight years as property assessor. He was affectionately called Big Daddy because he was, well, Big. And he always had a distinctly paternal way about him. Theo seemingly never got ruffled. No mattered how hot-tempered an angry taxpayer might get, he always took the position, Let us sit down and reason together. Still, Theo was a man of his convictions and not afraid to make controversial changes that raised the ire of some in the community. For example, he raised the value of timberland to the price of farmland. The timber men sued and the suit took three years to settle in Theos favor. Then he ordered a reappraisal of the entire county, which turned into a hot issue. But Theo again stuck to his guns because he said he felt his job was to make things better for Columbia County and the reappraisal stood. You might have thought these controversies would get Theo voted out of office, but, no, he was still serving 28 years later. And still the same Theo. When Theo died at the age of 66 in 1984, he was one of the most honored men in our county and also in the Florida Property Appraiser Association. Theo J. Kirby, a Big Daddy just when we needed him. FLASHBACK TO 1986 was dedicated to Frances (Frankie) Harkleroad. Starting teaching here in 1956, the dedication read she has helped mold the lives of hundreds of students, is always excited and enthusiastic in her classroom teaching, she is always fair to all, she respects her students and they respect her. Girls State in Tallahassee: Charietta Brown, Peggy Proveaux, Jennifer Greene, and Annette Ogden. Sponsors were the American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary Post 57. were Chairman Dickey Chapple, Keith Hudson, Jack Haltiwanger, Roger Little, and Dianne Lane. School Supt. was Silas Pittman and Board Attorney was Terry McDavid. were President Herbert Phillips, Dr. Walt Parnell, Tom Rowand, Ella Frances, Dean Herbert Attaway, and Coach Joe Fields. Lake City, and the third oldest Boy Scout in the nation, died at 91. As a devoted Christian, he served Wesley Methodist Church as its first Sunday School Superintendent. dent at LCCC (now FGC), was given special recognition by college president Kay Heimer for passing the Florida State Board of Nursing with the highest score in the LCCC Nursing Department history. Hollingsworth and Senator Bill Grant presented the Columbia County Historical Museum with a check for $85,000. Those most active on the Museum Board at that time were Adelaide Couey, Mayor Gerald Witt, Faye Bowling, Betsy Tyler, Mike Collins, and Wanda Toner.TODAYS SPECIALBuy one bag of chips for the price of two and get a second bag absolutely free! OPINION Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding counties by Community Newspapers Inc. W e believe strong newspapers build strong communities -Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community -oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Jim Barr, Associate Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writer s name, address and telephone number for verification. W riters can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinions of the writers and not necessarily those of the Lake City Reporter. BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY F AX: (386) 752 -9400. BY EMAIL: Sunday, September 2, 2018 www.lak 4A Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding counties by Community Newspapers Inc. W e believe strong newspapers build strong communities -Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community -oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman OUR OPINION Our very own Big Daddy Dont raise property taxesThe whole county will be watching come Thursday, when commissioners convene to set property tax rates for the coming fiscal year. Folks here want to know whether these five men plan to make good on their threat to raise ad valorem taxes, now that the 1-cent sales tax hike proposal has been soundly rebuffed by voters. If they do raise property taxes, they can kiss their political careers goodbye. Residents wont stand for it. Two new commissioners, Rocky Ford and Toby Witt, were just elected on a no-new-taxes platform, and for good reason. Witt was the first to expose the false choice offered by county officials take the sales tax hike or accept higher ad valorem rates to pay for the new jail for what it is: a smokescreen. Witt says that with property values rising and the local construction industry in high gear, we can pay for the new jail without further burdening taxpayers. Even if it turns out new revenues wont quite cover the debt service on the jail, raising taxes should be the last thing on commissioners minds. What do you do when you cant pay your bills? You cut spending. County officials should leave the property tax rate where it was last year or roll it back. Government must learn to live within its means. Commissioner Bucky Nash sent the county manager back to the drawing board recently with orders to explore that option. Commission Chairman Tim Murphy, someone wed always considered a fiscal conservative, has something else in mind: reject proposed budget increases and claim that as a cut. Murphys reasoning doesnt work, but all we care is that commissioners find a way to pay the bills without further burdening local taxpayers. We know they can. The county is taking plenty of money from taxpayers pockets as it is. Well learn Thursday whether they have the will to do the right thing. The board meets at 5:30 p.m. at the School Board Administrative Complex, 372 West Duval Street. See you there.For any visitors spending time with us in Lake City and Columbia County this weekend, welcome. We are glad youre here and we hope you are enjoying your time in our growing community. Im offering what may become my traditional holiday message: If youre an entrepreneur, you have ties to our community or youre impressed by what you see, we need you here. Consider expanding your business with another location here. Or move here and start a business. There are a lot of positive things going on in Lake City and we want you to grow with us. If you are a returner, youre probably noticing a lot of change in the form of growth and development in a lot of areas in Lake City and throughout Columbia County. There are more restaurants, more retail commerce, and more people coming from adjacent areas to spend time and money. Lake City is quickly becoming a small regional hub for residents in counties to the north and west. Stake your claim and do business with us. We continue to be the hot spot for long-distance travelers coming to and from tourist destination points in Central and South Florida. No less than five large-scale hotels are either in the planning or construction phase. The housing market, especially new home building, is strong once again for the first time in a decade. Existing homes in our many established subdivisions also are selling quickly once listed, so the overall real estate market is healthy and on the comeback trail. Our economy is solid and getting stronger every day. If you left town because Lake City didnt provide the fuel you needed to power your dream, we just might have it now. We need more quality people to move here and join our workforce. If you are a skilled craftsman and more importantly possess a solid, cando work ethic, theres a decent job here for you that can be secured quickly. If you are an entrepreneur, a self-starter, maybe you already own a business, relocate it or expand it here. We want you in business with us to help create more excitement and more jobs in Lake City and Columbia County. We need quality people investing in Lake City, giving of themselves, getting involved in our communitys political circles and helping nurture its smart growth. Families that have lived here for generations have watched our slice of natural Florida change rapidly and they have adapted. They know life does not get any better than this in such a wonderful place. Those of us who saw the potential in Lake City decades ago moved here with anticipation. We got here as fast as we could. Lake City, Florida, is the best place to be. Believe it. Come join us.A great place to do business Associated Press TODAY IN HISTORY On this date: In 1666, the Great Fire of London broke out. In 1789, the United States Treasury Department was established. In 1901, Vice President Theodore Roosevelt offered the advice, Speak softly and carry a big stick in a speech at the Minnesota State Fair.THEO KIRBY Morris WilliamsMorris Williams is a local historian and longtime retired educator. LAKE CITY Todd Todd Wilson is publisher of the Lake City Reporter.


Eric GreenwaldEric Greenwald was born on March 28, 1962 in Nashville, TN. On August 29, 2018, he suffered a motor vehicle accident, and after a life of struggles, surprises, twists, turns, triumphs and ultimate victory, he went to be with his Lord, savior and friend, Jesus. Upon graduating Tullahoma High School in 1980, he answered a patriotic call, and served his country in the Navy. He sailed aboard the USS Dale from 1980 to 1984, where he cared for his fellow crewmen as a mess specialist. Later, he served the civilian world as a cook for Wagons West in Miami. Sometime after arriving in North Central Florida, he put his tinkering skills to good use as a mechanic for Leonards frame shop in Lake City. Most recently, he served his community as a pool technician with Kens Pool Service. Eric possessed a burning passion for Jesus that drove him to share about his Lord, so that others can know the love and power of Jesus in the same way that he now does. He served in youth ministry, mens ministry, Promise Keepers, and Tres Dias of Birmingham, Alabama (BTD #36). He was a blessing to his Christian brothers and sisters at Fellowship Church in High Springs. Family brought him some of his greatest joys, and he loved spending time with his wife, Shelley, a woman he considered to be Gods gift to him. He also treasured time with his boys, and loved sharing with them his enjoyment of cool cars, hunting, shooting guns, and fishing. He couldnt miss a weekly trip to Dairy Queen to savor some ice cream with his granddaughter, Addy. A history of Erics joys isnt complete without mentioning his love of both the Tennessee Vols and the Tennessee Titans. He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Eva Greenwald, and his sister, Pamela Greenwald. He is survived by his wife, Michel (Shelley), his sons, Luke Adam of North Miami Beach, Eric Robert (and Tricia) of Lake City, Logan Lee of Lake City, Dale Duke of Lake City, Kyle Chaz of Lake City, along with his grandchildren, Zachary Spaulding, Addylynn Grace Greenwald, and Aiden Michael Greenwald. He is also survived by his Tennessee family of Uncle Harold and Aunt Jennie Bush of Tullahoma, his cousins, Thomas and Penny Bush of Tullahoma, and his lifelong best friends, Mike Brackman and William Cubby Jones. He will be missed by several youth who considered him a role model and close friend. His faithful hunting dog, Honey Gun Greenwald mourns his absence. A celebration of life, officiated by Pastor Skipper Hair, will be held Thursday, September 6th at 5:00pm at Fellowship Church of High Springs. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Fellowship Churchs Youth Group. Arrangements are under the direction of GATEWAYFOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 S US Hwy 441, Lake City, Fl., 32025, (386) 7521954. Please leave words of love and comfort for the family at Barbara Faison EarleBarbara Faison Earle, 85, of Hendersonville, NC went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, August 10, 1918 surrounded by her family. Barbara was born in Brantley, AL in 1933 and was a resident of Hendersonville, NC since 2008. She moved from Florida with her husband James E. Earle Sr., who passed away on June 21, 2016. Prior to their move to NC, they lived in Lake City, FL after their retirement. Barbara was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mamie Faison and sister of the late Wylene Faison. She was preceded in death by granddaughters Melissa Earle and Kaitlyn Brice. She is survived by five chil dren: One daughter, Arlie Brice of Phoenix, AZ, and four sons; James E. Earle, Jr. and his wife Carol of Cherokee, AL, William T. Earle and his wife Sharon of Palm Harbor, FL, David B. Earle and his wife Laura of Hendersonville, NC, and Michael W. Earle and his wife Caroline of Mills River, NC. Barbara is also loved by her 19 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Barbara was well loved by many people throughout her life. She was an active member of the United Methodist Church and enjoyed participating in the Methodist Women events. She also enjoyed reading, sewing, crafts, and baking for her friends and family. A Celebration of Life will be held 10:30 am Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Moores Grove United Methodist Church, Hendersonville, with Pastor Deb Demorest officiating. A bus will run to The Bridge at Lake Pointe Landing and Brookdale for those residents who wish to attend. The family will receive guests at the church prior to the service. Refreshments in the fellowship hall will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in her name to Moores Grove United Methodist Church, 2575 Chimney Rock Rd. Hendersonville, NC 28792. To offer online condolences please visit FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME is assisting the family. James M. FirestineJames M. Firestine of J.J. & L Woodcraft received his wings on July 27, 2018. Jim was born in Boston, MA on April 29, 1948 to Raymond and Florence Firestine. Jim enjoyed his work in his woodshop, cooking and reading his bible. He spent a great deal of time on his knees in prayer. Jim is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Linda M. Firestine (Princess, as Jim was known to call her), a sister Joyce Armstrong (Iven) of Old Town, FL, 3 stepsons; Martin (Lacie) Swartz of Navarre, FL, Daniel (Kimala) Swartz of Newcastle, WY and Stanley (Robin) Swartz of Lake City, FL. Jim also leaves to cherish many memories a lot of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A celebration of his life will take place on September 6, 2018 at Haven Hospice, 6037 US 90 West, Lake City, FL at 1:00 p.m. Friends and acquaintances are invited to join us in celebration of Jims life. Chaplain Brian J. Coleman presiding. Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust (Genesis 3:19) Raymond Lamone RoachMr. Raymond Lamone Roach, Jr., age 69, of Lake City, Florida passed away on August 25, 2018 at Lake City Medical Center. Mr. Roach was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on December 31, 1948 to Raymond Roach, Sr. and Joan Gilligan Roach. Raymond was the oldest of 8 children. He was a truck driver and moved to the Lake City area 22 years ago. He was a cowboy at heart and loved roping and riding. He was affiliated with the Suwannee County Rodeo Association. He also loved sports, especially golf, baseball, and football. Above all, he was a family man and loved his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond L. Roach, Sr. and Joan Gilligan Roach, and his brother Steven T. Roach. Mr. Roach is survived by his wife, Mrs. Edna M. Roach; daughter, Tammy Sue Foster; three brothers, Gary D. Roach, Wayne A. Roach, and Donald L. Roach; three sisters, Linda M. (David) Gatzke, Dianne (Joseph) Bates, and Debra (Lawrence) Smithe; two grandchildren, Amanda Roach and Dennis Lacayo, Jr.; two great grandchildren, Jaceon Green and Jordan Lacayo. Numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive. A funeral service to honor both brothers, Mr. Raymond Lamone Roach and Mr. Steven Thomas Roach was held on Saturday, September 1, at 12:00 at the Chapel of Guerry Funeral Home in Lake City, Florida. The family received friends for a visitation beginning at 11:00 am (one hour before services). Services were conducted by Mr. Thomas Wayne. GUERRY FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements. Due to these unfortunate circumstances, the family has set up a Go Fund Me account to help assist the family in this difficult time. You can help the family by donating to grandfather-and-uncles-passing Steven Thomas Roach Mr. Steven Thomas Roach, age 61, of Lake City, Florida passed away on August 24, 2018 at his home. Mr. Roach was born in Hollywood, Florida on February 8, 1957 to Raymond Roach, Sr. and Joan Gilligan Roach. After school, Mr. Roach served our country by joining the United States Army and earned the M-16 Rifle Marksman Badge. After his time in the service, Steven was an electrician for 20 years and earned the title, Master Electrician. After retiring from electrical work, Steven became a truck driver and eventually opened his own trucking company, J-Quest Trucking. He was known as a sincere and loving person, giving the shirt off of his back to anyone in need. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond L. Roach, Sr. and Joan Gilligan Roach, and his brother Raymond L. Roach, Jr. Mr. Roach is survived by his three brothers, Gary D. Roach, Wayne A. Roach, and Donald L. Roach; three sisters, Linda M. (David) Gatzke, Dianne (Joseph) Bates, and Debra (Lawrence) Smithe; step daughter, Christine Broderick; step son, Joseph Digiovanni. Numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive. A funeral service to honor both brothers, Mr. Steven Thomas Roach and Mr. Raymond Lamone Roach, Jr., was held on Saturday, September 1, at 12:00, in the Chapel of Guerry Funeral Home in Lake City, Florida with Military Honors being rendered for Mr. Steven Roach. The family received friends for a visitation beginning at 11:00 am (one hour before services). Services were conducted by Chaplin Richard Prentiss. GUERRY FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements. Due to these unfortunate circumstances, the family has set up a Go Fund Me account to help assist the family in this difficult time. You can help the family by donating to. SUNDA Y, SEPTEMBER 2, 2018 LOCAL L AA KE CIT YY REPORTER 5A Construction/Debris Containers Available755-7060 Delivered to your job site today. CITY OF LAKE CITY NOTICE OF CANVASSING BOARD MEETING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Lake City shall hold a public meeting on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at 5:45 p.m. in the Council Avenue, Lake City, Florida. In accordance with Section 512 of the City Charter, the purpose of this CITY COUNCIL MEETINGTHE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAKE CITY, FLORIDA, WILL MEET ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2018, AT 6:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS LOCATED ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF CITY HALL AT 205 NORTH MARION AVENUE, LAKE CITY, FLORIDA. Pursuant to 286.0105, Florida Statutes, the City hereby advises the public if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Council with respect to any matter considered at its meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. AUDREY E. 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By COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comWatching her son in the grips of post-traumatic stress disorder and seeing his dramatic recovery at the aid of a four legged friend, a Lake City woman used her experience with dogs to help local veterans. Julie Mandy is president, and founder of Double Six Service Dogs. October will mark its second year in the area. She said Double Six works with first responders as well as veterans with a gamut of both mental and physical wounds sustained during their times of duty. We dont care whether its PTSD, missing limbs, whatever it is we will try to help them to the best of our ability, said Mandy. She explained that in soldier speak got your six means I have your back. The name is a play on the military reference with two sixes referring to the dog helping the handler and the handler helping the dog. Mandy said her Double Six canines are pound puppies, discovered in local animal shelters through a unique pairing process with the aid of her trusted talent scout and yellow lab mix. My right hand dog Kare Bear, she helps me with that, Mandy said. Once a dog with the right energy level is found, Mandy said they then introduce the veteran or first responder to conduct a human-canine compatibility test. I need a lower energy dog because a high energy dog is more for search and rescue, where with what we do you want a little bit lower energy, she said. I want to bring the veteran back so that we can see if theres a bond between veteran and the dog. I will not just adopt the dog. I wait to make sure that there is a bond between man and dog. She said in its brief time operating in Lake City theyve had several success stories, and heard several more of trained dogs saving those with life threatening medical conditions. She listed a few examples like Tom, a local American Legion member who suffers from PTSD, and found Buddy. Another man she said with both heart and balance problems, John, found Harley. Another local veteran, George, was paired with Bandit. However, the success story she was most passionate about involved Robert Overmeyer, her son, and Diamond. He came home from Afghanistan with PTSD and he was doing a downward spiral, Mandy said. Diamond pulled him out of it. He became a long haul trucker. He has his own service dog (Selene) on the truck now. She said when he needed someone to talk to she couldnt listen. I would cry, Mandy said. I found out how much the dogs would really listen to him and not pass judgment and not get upset about the situation. He watched his friends blow up in front of him with an IED. He still struggles with it today. Now, when Robert finds himself in particularly hectic traffic, as in New York, Selene is in the cabin to give him a nudge at just the right time. That was the whole reason I started Double Six was because of him, Mandy said. She said her experience with canine behavior spans nearly three decades working in veterinary settings, but she started out with basic obedience training. Mandy said she is an American Kennel Club evaluator and trainer, and that her Double Six dogs undergo numerous AKC approved sessions. My requirements to become a service dog is they have to put 150 hours out and about ... in training to make sure that I am putting the best dogs out there, that we dont have a dog thats going to lunge at another dog or have some of the problems that theyve been having with some of the other dogs, Mandy said. She said Double Six is branching out across state lines with a chapter soon to open roughly five hours away near Auburn, Alabama and with the assistance of Auburn University. Double Six Service Dogs can be found online and on social media. SUNDA Y, SEPTEMBER 2, 2018 LOCAL LAKE CITY REPORTER 6A Bowl and get the ball, pin, or jacket of your choice!BOWLING LEAGUE NOW FORMINGThe League Where Everyone WINS! Call today & reserve your fun! Independent Living | Assisted Living | Memory Care 213 NW Gleason Dr, Lake City, FL 32055 | TheCanopyLiving.comCOMING HOME SHOULD FEEL LIKE THIS. Gracious. Comfortable. Beautiful.CALL NOW!SPACE IS LIMITED Pound puppies get vets back on track And first responders too, says founder of Double 6 Service Dogs. COURTESY PHOTOSDouble Six Service Dogs president and founder Julie Mandy and her German Shepherd Bones. Mandy, of Lake City, said Double Six Service Dogs is nonprofit to help local veterans and first responders and the idea came from her experiences with her son, who was in the military. Mandy, Kare Bear and Kellie Rittzman, left, Double Six secretary and co-founder, stop for a picture on a trip to Alabama where Mandy said another Double Six chapter is soon to open. Double Six Service Dog graduates Bones, Selene and Kare Bear pose for a picture to show off their obedience skills. Mandy is pictured with Kare Bear, who she calls her right-hand dog, at a Suwannee Valley Humane Society dog show. Trails group to meet in Live OakThe Suwannee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, September 10, at the Suwannee River Water Management District Office, 9225 CR 49, Live Oak, from 7-9 p.m. The public is welcome. The program will feature Regional Director Jeff Glenn, who will discuss new trails opening up in White Springs and Ellaville sections of the Florida National Scenic Trail. The Suwannee Chapter maintains many miles of the Florida National Scenic Trail along the banks of the Suwannee River in Madison, Hamilton and Suwannee Counties for the hiking public. For more information, contact Chapter Chair, Norm MacDonald, 386 7761920, or From staff reports


Lake City Reporter SPORTS Sunday, September 2, 2018 ww Section B Story ideas? Contact Eric Jackson or Jordan Kroeger754-0420 TIGERS BULLDOGS Record: 2-0 Up next: vs. Buchholz Bobcats, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 106.5 WCJX497BRENT KUYKENDALL/Lake City ReporterColumbia junior safety Noah Ruise records a tackle on Suwannee senior wide receiver Jaquary Pratt at Tiger Stadium Friday night. The fact that Columbia coaches couldnt even find the old Oaken Bucket trophy after Fridays 49-7 win over Suwannee should tell you everything. This rivalry is dying, if it even still exists, and theres no longer an excitement in the building when the teams meet year in and year out. The Tigers have now defeated the Bulldogs in 11 straight years and the games havent been remotely close. The closest contest in the last 11 seasons came in 2011 and Columbia still won that year by 21 points. During the 11-year stretch theres been four shutouts. Suwannee has also been held to only seven points four times and just a field goal another, never scoring more than 14 points. Columbia athletic director Steve Faulkner eventually found the trophy Friday night but it didnt even matter anymore. By that point, every Columbia player had scattered off to either their friends, family or the locker room. The only person left posing for a picture with the trophy was Columbia coach Brian Allen. It was a fitting image, considering many of his player dont even consider the game a rivalry anymore, a rivalry Allen remembers dearly from his time as a Tiger in the 90s. My kids dont even realize its a rivalry. I dont even think my first group did in 2012, Allen said. Lets put an end to this dying rivalry Shooting the JJordan Kroeger CHS steamrolls Suwannee in 11th straight win in Oaken Bucket series.By ERIC JACKSONejacksno@lakecityreporter.comColumbias loaded offense was uncontainable, but the defense was devastating. It was a disruptive unit all night, and helped the Tigers hold on to old Oaken Bucket. The Tigers pounced on the Bulldogs, forcing four fumbles and two interceptions in an impressive performance Friday night. The combination of its menacing defense and attacking offense pushed Columbia to a 49-7 win over hated rival Suwannee. Its certainly a confidence-booster for the defensive unit, which seemed outshined by the star-studded offense during last weeks season opener win over Gainesville. Im really proud of them, Columbia head coach Brian Allen said of the defense that tallied five sacks. At the end of the day, we know that we have guys on both sides of the ball that are more than capable of getting it done every Friday night Im extremely proud of the effort. They competed and forced turnovers. It didnt take long for Columbia (2-0) to do just that in its eleventh-straight victory over Suwannee (1-1). The Bulldogs second drive was interrupted when defensive end LeVontae Camiel forced a safety, resulting in a two-possession lead early on. Coach [Felix] Woods and coach Bruce [Johnson], they preached turnovers, turnovers, turnovers, linebacker Jaylen Brown said. Get the ball out. They wanted everyone running to the ball. Eleven hats to the ball. So we pretty much practiced that all week. While Columbias defense wrecked havoc, the offense was as good as advertised. Star quarterback Jordan Smith recorded 238 passing yards and four touchdowns before half time. His 2020 classmate running back Kylen Callum finished the night with 133 total yards and two touchdowns. Columbia wide receivers Marquez Bell, Bobby Fulton and Jaden Butter Williams each reeled in a touchdown Friday night. COURTESYFeleipe Franks is the first Florida quar terback with five passing touchdowns in one game since Chris Leak in 2004. Raiders send star Mack to Bears in blockbuster tradeMORE INSIDE:Friday night notebookSTEAMROLL continued on 6B RIVALRY continued on 6BBy ANDREW SELIGMANAssociated PressThe Chicago Bears spent the offseason loading up to end a string of losing seasons. They just made their biggest move. The Bears have acquired star pass rusher Khalil Mack from the Raiders in a massive trade that sends two first-round draft picks to Oakland. Mack held out for the entire offseason and preseason, seeking a new, long-term contract rather than play under the final year of his rookie deal that would have earned him $13.8 million. Raiders coach Jon Gruden, in his biggest move since returning to the sideline from the broadcast booth, accommodated the 27-year-old Mack on Saturday. Oakland will get firstround selections in 2019 and 2020, a sixth-rounder next year and a third-rounder in 2020. Oakland also included its second-round selection in 2020 and a conditional fifth-rounder that year. Mack and the Bears agreed to a six-year, $141 MackTRADE continued on 2B Follow @LCR_Sports on Twitter for local stories, score updates and moreGators explode for 53 points in win over CSUBy MARK LONGAssociated PressGAINESVILLE Feleipe Franks threw five touchdowns passes in the first half and Florida got the Dan Mullen era off to rousing start with a 53-6 victory against overmatched Charleston Southern on Saturday night. Franks, who managed just nine touchdowns passes in 11 games as a freshman in 2017, had five in less than 30 minutes of work against the lower-division Buccaneers. Franks showed poise in the pocket and precision with every pass, attributes that eluded him under former coach Jim McElwain Maybe Franks is benefiting from Mullen, a deft play-caller who helped Alex Smith, Tim Tebow and Dak Prescott become college stars. Maybe Franks is thriving in a simplified offense and surrounded by more talent. Maybe Franks is a one-week wonder whose progress will be better measured next week against a Southeastern Conference team. Whatever the case, Franks had to enjoy the best game by far of his college career. Mullen sure did. The former Mississippi State coach was all smiles in his debut with the Gators Mullen, who was Floridas offensive coordinator during some of the most successful years (2005-08) in school history, returned to Gainesville with hopes of leading the school back to national prominence. Mullen opened against a team from the Football Championship Subdivision, and it showed. The Gators rolled up 354 GATORS continued on 2B B1


2B SUNDA Y, SEPTEMBER 2, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER SCOREBOARD TV LISTINGSToday AUTO RACING 9:05 a.m. ESPN2 Formula One, Italian Grand Prix, at Monza, Italy 3 p.m. NBCSN IndyCar, Grand Prix of Portland, at Portland, Ore. 6 p.m. NBCSN NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Bojangles Southern 500, at Darlington, S.C. COLLEGE FOOTBALL Noon ESPN2 Prairie View vs. NC Central, at Atlanta 7:30 p.m. ABC Miami vs. LSU, at Arlington, Texas DRAG RACING 4 p.m. FS1 NHRA, U.S. Nationals, qualifying, at Indianapolis 10 p.m. FS1 NHRA, U.S. Nationals, qualifying, at Indianapolis (same-day tape) GOLF 6:30 a.m. GOLF European PGA Tour, Made In Denmark, final round, at Aarhus, Denmark 1 p.m. GOLF PGA Tour, Dell Technologies Championship, third round, at Boston 3 p.m. GOLF Tour, DAP Championship, final round, at Beachwood, Ohio NBC PGA Tour, Dell Technologies Championship, third round, at Boston 5 p.m. GOLF Champions Tour, Shaw Charity Classic, final round, at Calgary, Alberta 7 p.m. GOLF LPGA Tour, Cambia Portland Classic, final round, at Portland, Ore. HORSE RACING 3 p.m. FS2 Saratoga Live, Priores Stakes, at Saratoga Springs, N.Y. MLB BASEBALL 1:30 p.m. TBS Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia 4:30 p.m. MLB Regional Coverage, Seattle at Oakland, Colorado at San Diego 8 p.m. ESPN L.A. Angels at Houston SOCCER 8:30 a.m. NBCSN Premier League, Cardiff City vs. Arsenal 9:30 a.m. FS1 Bundesliga, Leipzig vs. Fortuna Dusseldorf 11 a.m. NBCSN Premier League, Burnley vs. Manchester United Noon FS1 Bundesliga, Schalke vs. Hertha Berlin 2:25 p.m. ESPNEWS Serie A, Sampdoria vs. Napoli, at Genoa, Italy 7:30 p.m. FS1 MLS, Atlanta United at D.C. United TENNIS 11 a.m. ESPN U.S. Open, round of 16, at New York 7 p.m. ESPN2 U.S. Open, round of 16, at New York TRACK & FIELD 1 p.m. NBC IAAF Diamond League, Final, at Zurich and AG Memorial Van Damme, at Brussels (taped) WNBA BASKETBALL 3 p.m. ESPN2 Playoffs, Semifinals (Best-of-5 series), Game 4, Atlanta at Washington 5 p.m. ESPN2 Playoffs, Semifinals (Best-of-5 series), Game 4, Seattle at PhoenixMLB STANDINGSNational League East Division W L Pc t GB Atlan ta 74 60 .552 Philadelphia 72 62 .537 2 Washingt on 67 68 .496 7 New Yor k 60 75 .444 14 Miami 53 82 .393 21 Cen tral Division W L Pc t GB Chicago 79 55 .590 St Louis 76 59 .563 3 Milw aukee 76 60 .559 4 Pittsbur gh 66 69 .489 13 Cincinna ti 57 78 .422 22 West Division W L Pc t GB Ar izona 74 61 .548 Los A ngeles 73 62 .541 1 Color ado 72 62 .537 1 San Francisco 68 69 .496 7 San Diego 54 83 .394 21 Americ an League East Division W L Pc t GB Bost on 93 43 .684 New Yor k 86 50 .632 7 Tampa Ba y 71 63 .530 21 Tor onto 61 73 .455 31 Baltimore 40 95 .296 52 Cen tral Division W L Pc t GB Cleveland 77 57 .575 Minnesota 63 71 .470 14 Chicago 54 81 .400 23 Detr oit 54 82 .397 24 Kansas C ity 43 91 .321 34 West Division W L Pc t GB Houston 82 53 .607 Oakland 81 55 .596 1 Sea ttle 75 60 .556 7 Los A ngeles 66 69 .489 16 Te xas 58 77 .430 24NFL PRESEASONAMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T New England 3 1 0 Buffalo 2 2 0 Miami 1 3 0 N.Y. Jets 1 3 0 South W L T Houston 3 1 0 Indianapolis 3 1 0 Jacksonville 3 1 0 Tennessee 0 4 0 North W L T Baltimore 5 0 0 Pittsbur gh 3 1 0 Cincinna ti 3 1 0 Cleveland 3 1 0 West W L T Oakland 3 1 0 Den ver 2 2 0 Kansas C ity 2 2 0 L.A. Chargers 2 2 0 NATIONAL C ONFERENCE East W L T N.Y. Gian ts 2 2 0 Washingt on 1 3 0 Philadelphia 1 3 0 Dallas 0 4 0 South W L T New Orleans 3 1 0 Car olina 3 1 0 Tampa Ba y 2 2 0 Atlan ta 0 4 0 North W L T Minnesota 3 1 0 Green Ba y 2 2 0 Chicago 2 3 0 Detr oit 1 3 0 West W L T Ar izona 3 1 0 L.A. Rams 2 2 0 San Francisco 1 3 0 Sea ttle 0 4 0 ___ Thursda ys Games New England 17, N.Y. Giants 12 Miami 34, Atlanta 7 Philadelphia 10, N.Y. Jets 9 Cleveland 35, Detroit 17 Indianapolis 27, Cincinnati 26 Jacksonville 25, Tampa Bay 10 Baltimore 30, Washington 20 Pittsburgh 39, Carolina 24 Minnesota 13, Tennessee 3 New Orleans 28, L.A. Rams 0 Houston 14, Dallas 6 Buffalo 28, Chicago 27 Kansas City 33, Green Bay 21 L.A. Chargers 23, San Francisco 21 Denver 21, Arizona 10 Oakland 30, Seattle 19LOCAL NOTESProvidence senior death announced The death of Providence receiver Tommy Waters was announced as a suicide on Friday. Waters, 18, was a senior who also played basketball. His death shook the school, leading to cancelation of classes on both Thursday and Friday. It also led to the cancelation of the schools game against Fort White on Friday night. Waters was reportedly well liked by teammates and classmates. Many Providence students showed up at school on Friday to honor his memory, such as painting in his parking space and leaving mementos. The football game likely wont be rescheduled. Fort White athletic direc tor John Wilson said the schools and FHSAA will sort out the aftermath early next week. If Fort White doesnt find a replace ment game, or Providence doesnt for feit the points, the state will just take an average points total from its nine games instead of the usual 10 when putting together the standings at the end of the season. Former CHS star cut by Broncos Undrafted rookie free agent safety Trey Marshall has been cut by the Denver Broncos. He should figure into the discussion for addition to the Broncos practice squad in 2018. The former Florida State standout had some injury concerns coming out of college, but was able to remain healthy all offseason and received extensive playing time in the final preseason game. The former Columbia star started seven games and appeared in nine this past season. Marshall finished his college career with 135 total tackles. The standout safety was a consensus four-star recruit out of Columbia in 2014. COURTESYFormer Tiger making strides Seminole State College runner Yassin Raffay took first place in his teams season opener cross country race at Holloway Park in Lakeland. Raffay recently graduated from Columbia and was a star runner for both the schools track and cross country teams. Raffay, who is pictured first on the left, will race again at this weeks invitational at the University of North Florida Friday night (6:30). million extension that guarantees $90 million. That makes him the highest paid defensive player in league history one day after Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald, the 2017 Defensive Player of the Year, signed a six-year, $135 million deal, with $87 million guaran teed. ESPN first reported the trade. The fifth overall selection in the 2014 draft, Mack is a two-time All-Pro and the 2016 NFL Defensive Player of the Year. Mack has played in every game for Oakland the past four seasons, with 231 primary tackles, 40 1/2 sacks, and nine forced fumbles. We are excited to add a special playmaker like Khalil to our football team, Bears general manager Ryan Pace said in a statement. He brings a ton on the field, but he really fits what we are building in our locker room, too. Elite defensive players in their prime are rare so when we knew we had a legit shot to acquire him, we did everything we thought necessary to get him. Since entering the league, Mack leads all players with 185 1/2 quarterback pressures and ranks second with 68 tackles for loss, according to SportRadar. He is one of the most versatile defenders in the NFL. Simply put, hes a game changer. The move sent shock waves around the league. Raiders quarterback Derek Carr tweeted No way and added: #RaiderNation we feel your pain trust me but we need you next Monday night! Oakland linebacker Bruce Irvin made his feelings clear with a profane post. He later wrote, What a shock. Now move on and win.. time to beat the Rams!! Mack had been a cornerstone in Oakland along with Carr ever since being drafted and helped the Raiders end a 13-year playoff drought in 2016. But he never formed a relationship with Gruden, who had said the opportunity to coach Mack was one of the reasons he was attracted to the job. Gruden had called Mack Oaklands best player but decided to go in a different direction rather than give another player a contract worth more than $20 million a year after Carr got a lucrative extension last summer. The Raiders invested heavily in the pass rush in the draft, taking tackles P.J. Hall and Maurice Hurst, and end Arden Key in hopes of teaming them with Mack and Irvin. The three rookies showed promise in the preseason, but they will never get the chance to play with Mack. TRADEContinued From 1B yards in the first half and scored on six of seven possessions. Franks connected for touchdowns with Ohio State transfer Trevon Grimes, Mississippi transfer Van Jefferson (twice), Josh Hammond and Tyrie Cleveland. The one to Cleveland was the highlight of the night, a 3-yard jump pass that elicited memories of Mullen and Tebow in the Swamp Little went wrong on either side of the ball for the Gators. THE TAKEAWAY Charleston Southern: Will get $450,000 for the game, a nice payday that helps fund the program. Nonetheless, the Bucs fell to 0-20 against FBS teams and have been outscored 129-6 the last two years against Indiana (27-0), Mississippi State (49-0) and Florida. Florida: Got a much-needed boost after finishing 4-7 last year, a season derailed by suspensions, injuries and McElwains unusual exit. The Gators will get a better gauge of where theyre at in league play. SUSPENDED GATORS Florida suspended seven players for the game including senior defensive end Cece Jefferson and dynamic receiver Kadarius Toney. The team said the seven were punished for not living up to the Gator standard. Jefferson sat out because of academic issues. Toney was involved in a May altercation on campus with a group of Gainesville locals. He was later pulled over and found with a loaded AR-15 in the backseat of his car. Defensive tackles Kyree Campbell and Luke Ancrum, cornerback Brian Edwards, running back Adarius Lemons and walkon offensive lineman James Washington also were suspended for the opener. BENCHED STARTERS Mullen benched three starters for a series to open the game. Left tackle Jawaan Taylor, defensive end Jachai Polite and linebacker Vosean Joseph missed several snaps for violating team rules. Stone Forsythe started in place of Taylor. Jeremiah Moon stepped in for Polite. And Kylan Johnson subbed for Joseph. Taylor, Polite and Joseph were on the field for their second series. EARLY EJECTION Edward Kings season opener lasted two plays. The Charleston Southern linebacker was ejected for targeting on the opening series. King speared Franks with the crown of his helmet. King was not flagged on the play, but he was ejected after the tackle was reviewed. King, a sophomore from Hollywood, Florida, slammed his helmet to the concrete as he exited the stadium through the visiting tunnel. UP NEXT Charleston Southern gets an early bye week before playing at the Citadel on Sept. 15. Florida begins Southeastern Conference play next week when it hosts Kentucky. The Gators have won 31 consecutive games in the series, including overcoming a 13-point deficit in the fourth quarter last year on the road. GATORSContinued From 1B B2


SUNDA Y, SEPTEMBER 2, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER 3B A cut above the restBy MONTY STEPHENSSpecial to the ReporterA knife is an essential tool for outdoorsmen and women. Its a must have item. Whether it will be used for field dressing game or fileting fish, or cutting rope to tie an item down in the back of the truck, there is just no substitute. But of course, the better the quality of the knife, the better it will do its job. At the top of the quality pyra mid for knives are custom knives. Custom knives are handmade with the finest materials. Two custom knife makers in our area are TLH Custom Knives in Jacksonville and Carl Colson, Custom Knives, Fanning Springs. Carl explained that a custom knife can be expected to last forever. The custom knives he builds combine the virtues of strength, balance, the ability to hold an edge and of course beauty. Carl added Some production knives might be stronger, but they dont take and hold an edge as well. He noted other knives sharpen very well but lose their edge quickly when used. A custom knife doesnt compromise on its primary purpose which is to cut things and of course, look good doing it. Carl Colson is a newcomer in the world of knife making. He is a carpenter by trade but has hunted and fished all of his life. So he has a deep appreciation for a good knife. The commercially produced knives he purchased through the years were considered to be of good quality. But he found they dulled quickly and because of their high stainless steel content were difficult to sharpen. He saw an article in Field and Stream magazine detailing how to make a knife from a saw blade. This intrigued him and he decided to give it a try. He was very pleased with the results of making his first knife and that hooked him on knife making. Over the next few years he learned more about metallurgy, tempering, and leather work. He invested in equipment and set a goal for himself of continuous improvement. Although his knives are considered to be top of the line, he still looks for ways to improve them. He builds about 60 knives per year and uses either 52100 ball bearing steel or Damascus billets. The steel he uses has a high carbon content and because of this will hold an edge very well. Carl says his knives can be expected to stay razorsharp through the dressing and skinning of three or more deer. But since the knives he builds come with a lifetime warranty, he will sharpen them free of charge, should they lose their edge. Timothy Harrell, TLH Custom Knives, estimates he has just about 20 years of experience in the field of knife making. He is a Marine Corp veteran and started making knives because as he described what I bought in the stores, didnt cut it (pun intended.) Tim noticed that the big name knives were strong but dulled quickly and were very difficult to sharpen. As he stated After all, when you reach for a knife, you expect it to be sharp. So to ensure he had a sharp knife, he started making his own. He uses 012 steel and forges his owns billets. Tim builds a wide variety of knives that include hunting knives, fillet knives, kitchen knives and cleavers. In addition to making any style and size of knife, Tim also restores knifes. His knives also carry a lifetime warranty and like Carl, he offers sharpening services for any of his knifes free of charge. Lead time for delivery of a TLH Custom knife is 2-3 months. His primary customers are sportsman. Cost of his knives usually fall below $200, which is a bargain for a custom knife. Custom knives are truly one-of-akind and destined to become family heirlooms. These knives are perfect for anniversary gifts, graduations, retirements and any special occasion. They are pricey, but like all products of high quality, they will function exactly as they should and stand the test of time. If you would like additional information, please contact Carl Colson at (352) 221-2937 or Timothy Harrell can be reached at (904) 945-0028 or TLHCustomKnives/. TLH custom knife, designed by a customer for a Christmas gift to his son. COURTESY PHOTOSCarl Colson stands at the grinder while building a custom knife. Pictured above is a Carl Colson knife made with a Sambar Antler handle which is meant to commemorate a successful hunt on St. Vincent Island. Challenge ends Sept. 3; Next tagged lionfish from Atlantic worth $5,000From staff reportsThe last day of the Lionfish Challenge is Labor Day (Sept. 3), but there is still time to earn prizes; submit your harvest or find a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) tagged lionfish. The next person to find an FWCtagged lionfish in Atlantic waters will receive a cash prize of $5,000, so make sure you visit public artificial reefs off Duval, Martin, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, St. Johns and Volusia counties this week. As this years Challenge comes to a close, we invite all participants, and anyone interested in the current and future management of lionfish, to attend the 2018 Lionfish Summit, Oct. 2-4 in Cocoa Beach. Register today, view the agenda, and more at LionfishSummit. The dis counted hotel rate is only available through Sept. 2, so book today if you are interested in attending. Recent Tagged Lionfish Winners Aug. 11, Duval County: Robert Stackhouse, Isidoro Bedoya, John Thomas, $500 Background The Lionfish Challenge rewards lionfish harvesters with prizes for their lionfish removals, tagged or not. The tagged lionfish component is new this year and includes cash prizes up to $5,000. Lionfish were tagged at 50 public artificial reefs across the state between the depths of 80-120 feet. Tagged lionfish may be worth either cash or product-based prizes and can be found off the following counties: Bay, Duval, Escambia, Franklin, Martin, MiamiDade, Okaloosa, Palm Beach, Pinellas, St. Johns and Volusia.COURTESYA photo from Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day. B3


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Classi ed Department 755-5440 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2018CLASSIFIED LAKE CITY REPORTER5B CLASSIFIEDLAKE CITY REPORTER ADVANTAGETake ADvantage of the Reporter Classifieds!755-5440 IN PRINT & ONLINE HELP WANTED: Temporary Work 4 Job Opening Starting: 09/28/2018 and ending: 07/17/2019 We operate a tree nursery, growing ornamental shade trees and palms. We need seasonal employees to assist with growing, pruning, fertilizing, digging, loading, o-loading and planting. Employees will assist with harvesting trees, mowing and weeding. Employer may pay performance-based incentive bonuses at the end of the contract period at the employers discretion. Employer may provide pay increases for longevity and experience. Employer will conduct random post-hire drug testing at employers expense and will conduct post-hire background checks at employers expense. Require 3 months experience. The employer, Gateway Farms, LLC from High Springs, FL will pay the adverse eect wage rate of $11.29/hr (FL). The employer guarantees of the workdays in the work contract. The work tools, supplies and equipment are provided without cost to the worker, if applicable. Free housing is provided to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of the workday. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be provided or paid by the employer upon completion of 50% of the work contract or earlier. Workers interested in the job should contact the Florida Oce Representative at: MSC G-300, Caldwell Building 107 East Madison Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399. Phone number 850-245-7429 or contact your nearest local State Workforce agency and mention job order number: FL10749782. Seeking Construction manager, exp required Ssend resume to: ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS CITY OF LAKE CITY ITB-022-2018 WILSON PARK IMPROVEMENTS ENGINEERS PROJECT NUMBER L170118CLC THE CITY OF LAKE CITY WILL RECEIVE BIDS FOR 1 CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT WHICH INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING: WILSON PARK IMPROVEMENTS Date & Time for Receiving Bids:4:00 PM, LOCAL TIME October 4, 2018 Late bids will not be considered. Optional Pre-Bid Meeting: 10:00 AM, LOCAL TIME September 18, 2018 City Hall 205 N Marion Ave. Lake City, Fl. 32055 Deadline for Questions: September 25, 2018 5:00 PM Date & Time for Bid Opening: October 4, 2018 4:15 PM Place for Receiving Bids: City of Lake City Procuremen t Department City Hall 2nd Floor 205 N Marion Avenue Lake City, Fl. 32055 Bid Documents Available from: NORTH FLORIDA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC. P.O. Box 3823 Lake City, Florida 32056 (386) 752-4675, FAX (386) 752-4674 Contact: Shannon Williams ( Deposit for Bid Documents: Payment of $300.00 per pape r set with a two (2) set maximum or the bidding documents ma y be retrieved at no cost to the Contractor via the NFPS website at Payments from Contractors are non-refundable. Bidders using partial sets of Documents are fully responsible for any errors or omissions made due to not reviewing the entire set of Construction Documents. Project Description:Wilson Park ImprovementsWork on this project consists of but no t limited to existing pavement demolition, parking lot paving, sidewalk construction, earthwork, retaining wall and site utility installation. Date of Advertisement: September 2, 2018 454917 September 2, 2018 \002 btn \002 btn \002 bnfn \000 bttnbfr fntb \002 bnfrb b \002 btffbr \002 btnbf nb \002 btnbf nb \002 btnfnr n \002 btftrb \002 bnfr r \002 btnf tfb \002\005 \002\005 \002\005 3 BD/2BA on 1 acre in Fort White, Hwy 27, $750 mo.+lst+last. 813-230-4904 1/2 to 5 acre lots; owner financing. some with w/s/pp Deas Bullard/BKL Properties 386-752-4339 Starting at $ 625/mo, tile floors, fresh paint. Great Area. Call ( 386 ) 752-9626 In Ft White 2/1 inside like new. must have ref, 1st+last+sec, smoke free, no pets, lawn care include $675/mo 941-924-5183 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE FORT WHITE AUTOMOTIVE gives Notice of Foreclosure o f Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 09/16/18, 8:00 am a t 8493 SW. US Hwy 27, For t White, FL 32038, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. FORT WHITE AUTOMOTIVE reserves the righ t to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 2004 FORD 1FAFP53234A165370 455242 September 2, 2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 17000148CAAXMX FINANCE OF AMERICA REVERSE, LLC Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, AND AL L OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF VIRGINIA W. ELLIS AKA VIRGINIA LUE WADE ELLIS, DECEASE, et al. Defendants, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 17000148CAAXMX of the Circuit Court of the 3rd Judicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein, FINANCE OF AMERICA REVERSE LLC, Plaintiff, and, UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, AND AL L OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF VIRGINIA W. ELLIS AKA VIRGINIA LUE WADE ELLIS, DECEASED, et al. are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, on the third floor of the Columbia County Courthouse at 173 N.E. Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida, at the hour of 11:00 AM, on the 10th day of October, 2018, the following described property: PARCEL G COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 6, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN N 00 42' 12" W. ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID SECTION 6 A DISTANCE OF 52.91 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE N 00 42' 12" W. ALONG SAID WEST LINE OF SECTION 6 A DISTANCE O F 1300.63 FEET; THENCE N 87 54' 47" E. A DISTANCE OF 384.81 FEET; THENCE S 00 31' 18" W., A DISNTACE O F 423.78 FEET; THENCE S 89 06' 13" W, A DISTANCE OF 329.69 FEET; THENCE S 00 42' 42" E. A DISTANCE OF 380.07 FEET; THENCE S 00 42' 12" E., A DISTANCE OF 394.09 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTHERLY RIGHT-OFWAY LINE OF SOUTHWEST PINEMOUNT ROAD; THENCE S 88 38' 04" W. ALONG SAID NORTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SOUTHWEST PINEMOUNT ROAD A DISTANCE OF 46.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SUBJECT TO INGRESS/EGRESS ACROSS THE WESTERLY 46 FEET THEREOF, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 6, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN N 00 42' 12" W. ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID SECTION 6 A DISTANCE OF 52.91 FEET TO THE POINT ON THE NORTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SW PINEMOUNT ROAD AND THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE N 00 42' 12" W. ALONG SAID WEST LINE OF SECTION 6 A DISTANCE O F 1384.56 FEET TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER O F THE SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHWEST OF SECTION 6; THENCE N 88 46' 33" E. ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF THE SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHWEST OF SECTION 6 A DISTANCE OF 45.87 FEET; THENCE S 00 42' 42" E. A DISTANCE OF 879.92 FEET; THENCE S 00 42' 12" E. A DISTANCE OF 394.09 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SW PINEMOUNT ROAD; THENCE S 88 38" 04" W., ALONG SAID NORTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SW PINEMOUNT ROAD A DISTANCE OF 46.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. 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 23rd day of August, 2018. P. DEWITT CASON Clerk Circuit Court By: /s/ S. Weeks Deputy Clerk 453170 September 2, 9, 2018 Stainless fridge, rider mower, freezer, sm office fridge, push mower, table saw 292-3927 Registration of Fictitious Names We the undersigned, being dul y sworn, do hereby declare unde r oath that the names of all persons interested in the business or profession carried on unde r the name of ISLAND DAWGS, 728 SW ILLINOIS ST, F T WHITE, FL 32038 Contact Phone Number: (352) 317-745 6 and the extent of the interest o f each, is as follows: Name: Gregory L Anderson Extent of Interest: 100% by:/s/ Gregory L Anderson STATE OF FLORIDA COUNTY OF COLUMBIA Sworn to and subscribed before me this 29TH day of August, A.D. 2018. by:/s/ Victor Watkins, II Notary 454362 September 2, 2018 2 Roadmasters bikes, 26" & 24", 12 speed, $50 ea. 3 bike carriers mount in 2" hitch receiver. $50/35/25 ea. 755-1922 4/2 newly renovated, convenient to schools & downtown, no pets, $1000/mo. 1st & $500 sec dep. 755-3456 1BR Apt. Downtown Location, $500 mo, plus Security. NO PETS. Call 386-755-3456 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 Yard Man. Must have clean driving record. Apply in person at Lake City Industries, 250 N W 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 Truck Driver/Equipment OperatorThe Lake City Reporter seeks a part-time overnight truck driver (Class E license OK) to drive its commercial delivery truck between its printing facility and office. Our commercial driver picks up several strapped pallets of printed products each night and delivers them to our facility. Round trip is about 175 miles per night. Position also requires operational knowledge and use of a fork lift. Position is 25 hours per week. Provide resume, work history and references. DOT physical and preemployment drug screen required of finalists. EOE. Email: No phone calls please. PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to b e at least 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from a licensed veterinarian documenting they have mandatory shots and are free from intestinal and external parasites. Man y species of wildlife must be licensed by Florida Fish and Wildlife. If you are unsure, contact the local office for information. PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingl y accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation o f the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspape r are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 3/2 brick, end of cul-de-sac, lg yard, garage $1100/mo $1000/ dep, pet fee. 386-365-8543 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.Landownerfinancin g .com Stylist need at Southern Exposure Salon 3 86-288-8401 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 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 18-181-CA RAYMOND H. PICKETT and ANNA G. PICKETT, his wife, Plaintiff, vs. RAY VAUGHN and MICHELLE VAUGHN, AND ANY UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION. Defendants. CLERK'S AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE UNDER F.S. CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 21, 2018, in th e above-styled cause, I will sell t o the highest and best bidder fo r cash at the Columbia County Courthouse at 11:00 a.m. on September 26, 2018, the following described property: Lot 29 of Deer Creek, Phase 2, a subdivision according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Pla t Book 7, Pages 11 and 12 of the Public Records of Columbia County, Florida. Together with 2002 SHC Double Wide Mobile Home VIN#GAFL134A74758SL21 and GAFL134B74758SL21 ALL IN 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: August 23, 2018 P. Dewitt Cason Clerk of Court, Columbia County, Florida By: /s/ S. Weeks Deputy Clerk 452727 August 26, 2018 September 2, 2018 A Landlord You Can Love! 2/1 Duplex, great location. CH/A, W/D hookup, $800/mo + dep 758-9351 or 352-208-2421 Public Works Technician Full-Time Town of White Springs $11 to $15/hr. DOQ Duties: Performs manual and technical activities to include road & right of way maintenance & repair, operation & maintenance of tools & equipment, building maintenance & repair, reading & repairing water meters, heavy equipmen t operation, landscaping, and repair of water & sewer lines. Must be mechanically inclined and able to work independently. High school diploma or GED is required plus a minimum of on e (1) year previous related experience. Must have valid F L Drivers license. Position open until 9/19/18. Application may be picked up at Town Hall 10363 Bridge Street White Springs, FL or online at Email to: (386) 3972310 White Springs is an EOE employer and a Drug Free Work p lace. 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


Lake City Reporter Week of Sun., September 2, 2018 Section CColumbia, Inc.Your marketplace source for Lake City and Columbia County Sweet Corn Peaches, Plums or Nectarines 1 LB PKG Strawberries ANTIBIOTIC-FREECHICKEN!1 LB PKG Mini Sweet Peppers2/$4 1036 E. Duval St., Lake City, FL (386) 755-0795 1535 S. Ohio Ave., Live Oak, FL (386) 208-0057 LOCALLY AMERICAN OWNEDWe Only Sell Meats that are Born, Raised, and Harvested in the USA!Quantity rights reserved. We accept USDA food stamps & W.I.C. GOOD THROUGH 09/04 EXTRA LARGE Spare Ribs Ground BeefPork Fresh Jumbo HotdogsFairgrounds Bone-In Sirloin Roast Fresh Pork/LB $2.39/LB T-Bone SteakSirloin SteakBeef Boneless Beef Pork Ribs Fresh Chicken BreastFresh/LB$4.99/LB$2.49 FAMILY PACK FAMILY PACK 16 OZ PKG/LB$2.99 Smoked SausageSunset Farms 3LB PKG 80% LEAN/LB$1.77Cooked ShrimpPortside 12 OZ PKG FINGER STYLE OR ST. LOUIS/LB79/LB5/$1 HEAVY WESTERN HEAVY WESTERN/LB99/LB$2.49 CUTLETS OR STRIPS/EA99/EA$8.99/EA$4.99$1.99/EA PREMIUM More for the communityBy TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comThe Christian Service Center is expanding and undergoing renovations to better serve its clients through its gift shop. Chris Walters, Christian Service Center Executive Director, said the renovations began about three weeks ago and should be completed in the near future. The expansion work is taking place at the Christian Service Centers Lighthouse Gift Shop, which is next to its main facility. The Lighthouse Gift Shop has been active for about 10 years. We needed extra space in order to extend the gift shop and get a little extra storage, Walters said. Basically, anything that is sold out of the gift shop goes towards providing and buying food. So this expansion will help us be able to serve the community a little bit more through the gift shop and to be able to extend [the building] out to have more options and items in our store. The expansion and renovation work project will give the Lighthouse Gift Shop an estimated additional 720 square feet, encompassing two stories in the building. A lot of what is sold out of the gift shop are items that individuals donate to us, Walters said. Larger items, such as furniture thats donated, lots of times individuals will specifically ask that it be sold through the gift shop in order to purchase food for clients. The Christian Service Center is a faithbased organization that provides food and clothing, helps clients with financial aid for utility bills and other essential services and also helps the homeless with showers, food and clothing. We originally started to be here for the churches, so that when the churches were in need, they could come to us, Walters said. The Christian Service Center, which was established in 1982, serves Columbia County residents. Walters estimated that the agency serves 10,500 residents annually. In addition its estimated that Christian Service Center annually provides 2,500 total food boxes, serves 1,200 meals to the homeless and provides 35,000 pieces of clothing. Walters, who was formerly the agencys director of operations, has been at the Christian Service Center for about four years and he said this is the first renovation he can remember the agencys facility getting during that time period. The renovation will allow more room and more space for our gift shop to function at a higher rate so that it will provide to where we can buy more food and in turn, we can provide more for the community, he said. TONY BRITT/Lake City ReporterChris Walters, Christian Service Center Executive Director, moves a rack of clothes in a room that was renovated and expanded for the Christian Service Centers Lighthouse Gift Shop. Items that are sold in the gift shop helps the agency pur chase food for its clients. TONY BRITT/Lake City ReporterChris Walters, Christian Service Center Executive Director, looks at an electrical line what was recently added to the Christian Service Centers Lighthouse Gift Shop during a renovation project.Lake City service agency gets renovated.A lot of what is sold out of the gift shop are items that individuals donate to us. Chris Walters, Christian Service Center C3


2C LAKE CIT Y REPOR TER BUSINESS WEEK OF SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2018Should you use savings to pay off credit cards?Dear Dave, How do you feel about taking money out of savings to pay off credit cards? Peggy Dear Peggy, Im okay with this under two conditions. One is that you cut up the credit cards, close the accounts, and never use those things again. The second is that you dont wipe out your savings in the process. Leave something in there, so youre covered in the event of an emergency. Then, rebuild your savings as fast as possible once the debt is out of your way. You have to understand, too, that credit cards arent the problem. The credit card debt isnt the problem, either. They are just symptoms of buying things you dont need, with money you dont have, in order to impress people. Take a long look in the mirror, Peggy, because the person whos looking back at you is the problem. Overspending, disorganization, not earning enough whatever label you want to slap on this situation, you are the reason for the problem. Once you understand and accept that, and you start living on a budget and staying away from debt, youll have taken your first real steps toward financial peace! Dave Dear Dave, Im 35, single, and I have no dependents. Do I need a life insurance policy? Larry Dear Larry, In your situation, if you have enough cash saved up to pay your final expenses and you dont have any debt theres no reason for you to carry a life insurance policy. No one will be harmed financially by your death, and no one would be deprived of the income that would be lost if something unexpected happened to you. Even if you have a mortgage on a home, the house will normally sell for enough to pay off the mortgage. However, if you have debt, or if you dont have some money stashed away in savings, you might want to consider an inexpensive term life insurance policy. At your age, if youre healthy, you can get $100,000 worth of coverage for just $10 to $15 a month. Remember, you dont buy insurance to leave an inheritance. You buy life insurance is to make sure theres enough money to take care of your family and final expenses. You wouldnt want your parents or someone else having to foot the bill! Dave Dave Ramsey is Americas trusted voice on money and business, and CEO of Ramsey Solutions. He has authored best-selling books and hosts The Dave Ramsey Show. Dave RamseyCEO of Ramsey SolutionsDAVE SAYS Follow these steps, and you can become a millionaireSo, you want to become a millionaire. You know your goal, but maybe it seems too far off in the distance, too improbable, too unattainable, for an everyday person like you to reach. Youve seen the success stories on TV, but those people inherited their money, had high-paying jobs, or hit it big with the lottery. Maybe you find yourself thinking: If only I were that lucky. Well, Ive got good news for you. You can become a millionaireand it has nothing to do with your familys money or your education. It has everything to do with you. If you follow these principles, youll be on your way to becoming a millionaire. Are you ready? Steer clear of debt From cars to clothes to houses to jewelry, you can get a loan for pretty much anything nowadays. Theres this idea floating around our culture that you should get what you want the moment you want it. Get it now, pay for it later. And pay more later. But hear me say this: Debt is quicksand to your financial dreams. Every time you buy something on credit, youre digging a deeper hole for yourself. That money youre sending to lenders is money you could be putting toward your future! Take the average car loan, which has a monthly payment of $523 and a term length of five years and nine months. If you were to invest $500 a month for five years instead, you could have $40,000. And look at this: If you invested that $40,000 for another 20 years, you could have almost $270,000! Now wheres that car in 25 years? Most likely in a junkyard. Invest early In addition to steering clear of debt, investing early can help you become a millionaire. If you start putting away $300 a month beginning at age 25, you could reach millionaire status by age 60and be sitting pretty on a $2 million nest egg come retirement (age 67). Thats just $300 a month! If you waited until age 35 to start investing, youd have to put away $800 a month to hit the million-dollar mark by age 60. Lets look at it a different way. If you invested $300 a month for 40 years (age 25 to age 65), you could have $1.75 million. If you invested that $300 a month for 30 years instead (age 35 to age 65), youd only have $651,400. Youd have to work an extra 10 years (to age 70) to hit $1 million. And youd have to work until age 75 to hit $1.75 million. Get serious about your savings If you want to become a millionaire, the percentage you invest is just as important as the actual act of investing. The average personal savings rate in the U.S., including retirement savings and emergency funds, is 5.5 percent. If we apply that percentage to the median household income of approximately $59,000, it works out to $3,245 a year or around $270 a month. Invested over 30 years, assuming a 10 percent rate of return, that money could turn into $586,256. That number looks great, right? It might, until you find out the average couple will need $280,000 for medical expenses in retirement, and that doesnt include long-term care. If you subtract that amount from your investment total, youd only have about $306,000 left. Can you live off that for two decades? It ends up being only $15,300 a year. Let me give you a much better scenario. If you invested 15 percent of that $59,000 income, you would be putting away $8,850 a year or around $737 a month. Over 30 years, that could grow to $1.6 million, assuming a 10 percent return. And if you waited just five more years, youd be sitting on over $2.3 million. That beats $15,300 a year, dont you think? Increase your income to reach your goal faster When I talk about how to become a millionaire, people often say, But Chris, I dont make that much money. I cant save enough. Lets get something straight here: You dont need a six-figure salary to become a millionaire. However, if youre crunching the numbers and realize you still cant put away the recommended 15 percent, you do need to increase your income so you can. How do you do that? You can get a job that pays more. You can take on a second job temporarily. Or you can get training to increase your skills, demand, and earning potential. For example, lets look at the field of nursing. You can become a Nursing Assistant (CNA), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Registered Nurse (RN), or an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN). Each of those jobs requires a different level of training and testing, and their salaries all vary. An LPN makes around $45,000 a year, while an RN makes around $70,000. When you increase your skills and expertise, you can increase your salary. Cut unnecessary expenses As you work toward becoming a millionaire, you also want to make sure your money is being spent with intention. So, sit down and evaluate your expenses regularly. Look at your budgets from previous months to see where money may be leaking or where you could cut expenses. Thats money you could be investing and putting toward your 15 percent. Remember, you control your expenses. You may not dictate how much youre charged per watt of electricity, but you do control the thermostat! Keep your millionaire goal front and center The steps to becoming a millionaire run counter to most peoples behavior, which means youll see friends and family going places, doing things, and buying stuff. And if you focus on what theyre doing, you could be in trouble financially. Just this year, a study showed that 57 percent of Millennials said they spent money they hadnt planned to because of what they saw on social media. And 88 percent of them, along with 71 percent of Gen Xers and 54 percent of Baby Boomers, believe social media creates a comparison problem. We live in a comparison culture. We buy stuff we dont need to impress people we dont even know. Who are you trying to impress? Seriously. Its a good question to ask yourself when youre tempted to buy something you dont need. The people I know who have become millionaires didnt get there by playing the comparison game. They stayed focused on their own goals and didnt worry about what other people were thinking or doing. Heres my challenge to you: Instead of obsessing over what you dont have, focus on the valuable but intangible gifts in your lifefamily and friends; your church; work that matters; the legacy youll leave your children. Those will bring you much greater and longer lasting joy than a new car or a destination vacation. And know that its okay to still enjoy stuff. Just make sure it doesnt derail your larger plan to become a millionaire! Chris Hogan is a #1 national best-selling author, dynamic speaker and host of The Chris Hogan Show. For more than a decade, Hogan has served at Ramsey Solutions, equipping and challenging people to take control of their money and reach their financial goals. His sec ond book, Everyday Millionaire: How Ordinary People Built Extraordinary Wealth And How You Can Too, releases in January 2019. You can follow Chris Hogan on Twitter and Instagram at@ChrisHogan360 and online at or Chris Hogan Even a small amount of medical debt can trigger headachesThe Associated PressIt doesnt take a huge unpaid medical bill to make a collection agency come calling ... and calling. Researchers found in a study of credit reports that more than 2 percent of adults had medical bills under $200 sent to a collection agency. Over half of the annual medical collections were for less than $600, according to the study, which examined 2016 credit reports for more than 4 million unidentified people. A lot of these bills are much more modest than many people will think, said one of the researchers, Benedic Ippolito, an economist with the think tank American Enterprise Institute. Hospitals or other care providers will send a bill to collections when the patient hasnt paid over a certain amount of time, often six to 12 months. That can hurt the patients credit rating and lead to repeat phone calls from the agency that takes over the unpaid debt, according to debt experts. The study, published recently in the journal Health Affairs, also found that trouble with medical debt can hit sooner than patients might think. Heres a deeper look inside the issue. WHO WINDS UP IN DEBT TROUBLE Researchers found that the percentage of people in trouble with medical debt and the size of what is owed generally peaked at a young age, even though medical spending typically rises as people grow older. People in their late 20s were nearly three times as likely to have a medical bill sent to collections than those in their late 60s, when people can qualify for the federal Medicare coverage program. The average size of the medical debt dropped nearly 40 percent from ages 27 to 64. All told, about 16 percent of the credit reports included medical bills in collections. The studys picture of medical debt had some limitations. It only identified bills that landed in collections. It doesnt show debt paid by other means like credit cards. WHAT PUSHES THEM THERE The study didnt delve into the factors, but Ippolito noted that patients in their late 20s probably havent reached their peak earnings or built up savings, and they are more likely to be uninsured. Insurance protection also can be limited because some plans require patients to pay thousands of dollars toward a claim before coverage begins. The extent of a patients illness and whether they miss work often factor into debt problems, said Erin Singleton of the nonprofit Patient Advocate Foundation, which helps critically or chronically ill patients deal with debt and insurance problems. Neither Singleton nor the foundation was involved in the study. Medical bills also can remain unpaid if patients must feed a family or pay utilities first. If its a matter of paying a medical bill or putting food on the table, theyre going to put food on the table, Singleton said. WHAT TO DO Take action when bills arrive. Check to make sure your insurer processed the claim correctly. Many invoices list a phone number if patients have questions or need help. Dont put a bunch of envelopes on the top of your desk and pretend that they dont exist, Singleton said. Billing departments typically will work with patients who have payment concerns, said Rita Robinson, a case manager for the advocacy group. They might be able to set up a payment plan or connect you with some discounts or charity that the hospital offers. Patients can no longer get that help once a bill goes to collections. Robinson said many patients, especially those with cancer, have more anxiety over the bills they will face than over their actual treatment. Theyre often worried that the treatments will stop if they cant pay their bills. Its very terrifying, she said. COURTESYMedical expenses can lead to collection agency involvement if bills are not paid.


WEEK OF SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 BUSINESS LAKE CITY REPORTER 3C Name That Company rfntnn btnn nrfnf fnnff nrnnff rftnf frnfntf ntnnnf nfnrfnnfnn ntnnr rfnf tfftft nnfffn rftrn rfr rnnftnfrThink you know the answer? Well announce it in next weeks edition. If the stock seems significantly overvalued. Consider the tax consequences, though. If you expect it to keep growing over the long run, hanging on can be best. If you find a much more attractive investment. If your calculations suggest that a holding is now fairly valued and stock in another great company appears to be very undervalued, you could gain more in the other stock. (Again, consider tax effects, though.) If there are red flags such as shrinking profit margins or steep debt. Short-term problems can be OK, but look out for long-term ones. If youll need that money within five (or even 10) years, it should be in a less volatile place than stocks. Consider a money market account or a CD. If youre only hanging on for emotional reasons. Focusing only on whether to buy a certain stock and not giving much thought to when you should sell it is a costly blunder. If you leave your dollars in a poor investment, they cant grow for you in a great one.Apple AppealApple (Nasdaq: AAPL) recently reported its third-quarter results, in which revenue popped 17 percent year over year (marking four consecutive quarters of double-digit year-over-year growth) and earnings soared 40 percent higher. Apple has been financially dependent on its iPhone, but it is wisely expanding its revenue in other areas. Its Services segment (which includes Apple Music, the App Store and Apple Pay) is a rising star, with its revenue up by 31 percent in the most recent quarter to $9.5 billion, representing 18 percent of the companys top line. Clearly, Apple not only knows how to sell devices to its customers, but it can also convince them to spend more money in the companys ecosystem through its ever-increasing menu of services. The companys dividend yield was recently at 1.4 percent, and dividend investors should consider that Apple has a very low payout ratio of about 24 percent, meaning that the company has plenty of room to increase that payout. Apple is committed to its shareholders, having announced a $100 billion share repurchase program in the second quarter of 2018. Whether youre looking for a company with earnings, cash on the balance sheet or a wide competitive moat, Apple fits the bill. (The Motley Fool has recommended Apple and owns shares of it as well as the following options on it: long January 2020 $150 calls and short January 2020 $155 calls.) rffShort-Term BluesI bought shares of Novo Nordisk for around $44.50 per share, and now, about a week later, shares have fallen below $41. From my reading, I gather that they may continue to drop and not recover for years. Should I sell and take a big loss or hold on? R.W., online The Fool Responds: Youre being very impatient. Stocks move up and down throughout each day and week and year. Over the long run, the stocks of healthy and growing companies should increase in value, making shareholders wealthier. But even great companies stocks have languished for months or even years and terrific investments can fall in value for a while, too. A week is way too short a time in which to expect to reap a profit. Many fortunes have been made by investing in great companies and then hanging onto the shares for many years as long as the companies remained strong and with bright futures. If you dont have the confidence to remain invested in individual companies, consider just socking money away in a low-fee broad-market index fund, such as one that tracks the S&P 500. Novo Nordisk was recently trading around $47.50 per share. Its facing pricing pressures for its diabetes drugs and investor opinions about it are mixed. Its future has promise, though, and The Motley Fool has recommended it. Just Divide by 0.14748071991788QThe Dow was recently at 25,600. What, exactly, does that number represent? M.M., Decatur, IllinoisAThe Dow refers to the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), a U.S. stock market index established in 1896. Its an average of the stock prices of 30 companies that include Apple, Boeing, CocaCola, The Home Depot, McDonalds, Nike, Procter & Gamble, Walmart and Visa. It doesnt look like an average, though, when its 25,600 and many of the stocks sport prices below $100.It makes sense, though, because the shares, on average, actually would trade at lofty levels if they had never been split, issued dividends or undergone major changes such as spin-offs or mergers during their time in the index. Therefore, in order to account for all those changes, the stock prices of the 30 component stocks are added together and then divided by the divisor (which is adjusted frequently and was recently 0.14748071991788). To understand how each stock affects the average, know that if, say, Visa stock rises by $10, you can just divide 10 by the divisor and learn that the DJIA will rise by about 67.81 points (10 divided by 0.14748071991788 equals 67.805).***QWhat are orphan drugs in the pharmaceutical world? T.B., Hattiesburg, MississippiAThe U.S. Food & Drug Administration has an Orphan Drug Designation program, offering incentives for companies to develop drugs to treat, diagnose or prevent rare diseases/disorders that affect fewer than 200,000 people in the U.S., or that affect more than 200,000 persons but are not expected to recover the costs of developing and marketing a treatment drug. Since many of these drugs end up with steep prices, they can make a lot of money for biotech and pharmaceutical companies.Want more information about stocks? Send us an email to to Sell Your StocksWhen the price of a particular stock suddenly drops sharply, many shareholders rush to sell it. Many sell their stocks when the market suddenly heads south, too. Those can be costly mistakes, though. Dont sell just because a stock or the market is falling, or youve heard some rumors, or someone tells you to sell. Here are good reasons to consider selling: If you cant remember why you bought the stock. If you cant explain exactly how the company makes money. If you hold too many or too few stocks. Portfolios should be diversified, but not too diversified. Aiming for around eight to 15 companies is good for most people. If the reason you bought shares is no longer valid. For example, maybe the company is suddenly facing strong competition. 2018 THE MOTLEY FOOL/DIST. BY ANDREWS MCMEEL SYNDICATION 8/30 tntrrtrrfrnff nfrnfrnrtfff nfrnnrrrrnfr nrfnftrtffrrnnf ffffnfnnrnr rnrnftrfnfrt nfttnnfftrnft rfnnfnfftrfnWant to Invest? Email us at, and well send you some tips to start investing. Sorry, we cant provide individual financial advice. Modest insurance hikes come amid health care debateThe News Service of FloridaFlorida Democrats vowing to make health care a priority in the November elections got a jolt of surprising news this week that could reshape the ongoing back-and-forth over former President Barack Obamas health-care overhaul. The state Office of Insurance Regulation late Tuesday released data that showed health-insurance premiums wont balloon as much as some had feared amid moves by the Trump administration to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. The office reported on average that rates will increase 5.2 percent for individuals who receive coverage through the federal health-insurance exchange, beginning in January. That means the premium for a 28-year-old adult living in Monroe County earning $27,000 annually should be an average of $115 month for a silver plan. Thats the lowest average rate in the state, according to an OIR chart. Conversely, the highest costs for the plan will be in Okeechobee County, where that 28-year-old person would pay, on average, $333 a month for the same policy. The rate increases are some of the lowest ever requested by Florida insurance companies since the federal health law passed in 2010. The law, often referred to as Obamacare, requires insurance companies to issue policies to people regardless of any pre-existing conditions. It also provides cost-sharing reductions for people who qualify. But the federal law also required insurance companies to cover certain health benefits and prevented companies from limiting coverage. Those changes apply to all insurance policies, including those sold to employers in the private market through group plans. For individual policies, carriers submitted rate requests to the Office of Insurance Regulation ranging from a high of a 10.5 percent increase submitted by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida to a low of 5.6 percent, submitted by Florida Health Care Plans. On average, regulators instead approved a 5.2 percent increase for individual policies. The costs of group health insurance increased by an average of 6 percent for the 2019 year, according to the OIR data. Those policies are not bought on the federal exchange and are not subsidized. The program Florida Covering Kids and Families at the University of South Florida works with state agencies and others to advocate and conduct outreach to help people have access to affordable health coverage. Jody Ray, the director of the organization, didnt know what to expect when it came to insurance rates for the 2019 year. This is really good news for Florida, she said. An insurance premium is the amount of money that an individual or business must pay for a policy. Premiums reflect the expected health care costs of the risk pool as well as the costs of the care. Florida Association of Health Plans President and CEO Audrey Brown said in a statement that the recent rate approval is in line with medical inflation and indicates an overall market stabilization. Congress this year eliminated a mandate included in the federal health law that people must buy insurance policies or face tax penalties. The move raised concerns that, without the mandate, only those who are unhealthy would continue to purchase health insurance through the federal exchange. Moreover, the Trump administration has made clear that it will not defend the Affordable Care Act against the latest legal challenge brought by 20 Republican-led states, including Florida. Gov. Rick Scott and other Republican leaders have consistently opposed the sweeping law, which has helped lower the percentage of uninsured citizens in the state and nation. Floridas uninsured rate in 2013, the year before Obamacare plans became available, was 20 percent and one of the highest in the nation. In 2016, the rate was 12.5 percent. Florida also has consistently led the nation in the number of people who enroll in the federal exchange under the law. Last year, more than 1.7 million Floridians entered the marketplace to buy a plan. The vast majority, more than 90 percent, received federal financial help to reduce their monthly premiums. State regulators, who work for an agency controlled by Scott and three other Republicans, released the health-insurance data the same day as Floridas primary elections. Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum captured the Democratic nomination for governor edging out four opponents, and Republican Congressman Ron DeSantis won the GOP nomination. Gillum supports Obamacare, while DeSantis has voted to repeal the law. In a conference call on Wednesday, some of the states top Democrats made clear that they would ensure health-care access is a priority issue. Make no mistake, health care is on the ballot this November, said Congressman Ted Deutch, whose district includes parts of Broward and Palm Beach counties. COURTESYGovernor Rick Scott, shown at a Florida Veterans Awards ceremony, has consistently opposed the Affordable Care Act.


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Ports and ground terminals in nearly every state handle goods that are now or will likely soon be covered by import tariffs. And port officials fear this could mean a slowdown in shipping that would have ripple effects on truckers and others whose jobs depend on trade. Since March, the U.S. has applied new tariffs of up to 25 percent on nearly $85 billion worth of steel and aluminum and various Chinese products, mostly goods used in manufacturing. Tariffs are working big time, Trump tweeted recently. The president has argued that the tariffs will help protect American workers and force U.S. trading partners to change rules that the president insists are unfair to the United States. At the same time, his administration is preparing to slap tariffs of up to 25 percent on an additional $200 billion in Chinese imports many of them parts and materials U.S. companies depend on, along with consumer goods after a public comment period ends Thursday. These tariffs are the administrations response to its charges that Beijing uses predatory tactics to try to supplant U.S. technological supremacy. Those tactics include cybertheft and a requirement that American companies hand over trade secrets in exchange for access to Chinas market. In New Orleans, port officials say a tariff-related drop in shipments is real, not merely a forecast. Steel imports there have declined more than 25 percent from a year ago, according to the ports chief commercial officer, Robert Landry. The port is scouting for other commodities it can import. But expectations appear to be low. In our business, steel is the ideal commodity, Landry said. Its big, its heavy, we charge by the ton so it pays well. You never find anything that pays as well as steel does. The port of Milwaukee imports steel from Europe and ships out agricultural products from the Midwest. Steel imports havent dropped yet because they are under longterm contracts, said the port director, Adam Schlicht. But there has been an almost immediate halt in outbound shipments of corn because of retaliatory duties imposed by the European Union on American products. Much of the corn, he said, is just staying in silos. They are filled to the brim. Many other ports have been humming along and even enjoyed an unexpected bump in imports during June and July as U.S. businesses moved up orders to ship before the new tariffs took effect. That started with manufacturing goods and is now spreading to retail items for back-to-school and Christmas. Some of my retail customers are forward-shipping the best they can to offset proposed tariffs, says Peter Schneider, executive vice president of T.G.S. Transportation, a trucking company in Fresno, California. Port officials were encouraged by this weeks announcement that the United States and Mexico had reached a preliminary agreement to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, hoping it might lead to reduced trade barriers. Canadas participation in any new deal to replace NAFTA, though, remains a major question mark. The port officials continue to worry, though, that Trump will make good on a plan to expand tariffs to an additional $200 billion in Chinese imports a list that includes fish and other foods, furniture, carpets, tires, rain jackets and hundreds of additional items. Tariffs would make those items costlier in the United States. And if Americans buy fewer of those goods, it would likely lead to fewer container ships steaming into U.S. ports. The impact will be felt keenly at West Coast ports like Los Angeles and Long Beach. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, relying on information from his port officials, said his port the biggest in the United States could suffer a 20 percent drop in volume if the additional $200 billion in tariffs are imposed against Chinese goods. Jock OConnell, an economist in California who studies trade, said he doubts a downturn would be so severe that would match the slump that accompanied the global recession of 2008 but we will see a definite impact. Here are some of the key findings from the AP analysis: U.S. tariffs will cover goods that are imported at more than 250 seaports, airports and ground terminals in 48 states. At 18 of 43 customs districts including those representing ports around Los Angeles, San Francisco, New Orleans and Houston at least 10 percent of their total import value could be covered by new tariffs if all Trumps proposals take effect. Retaliatory duties by China and other countries cover $27 billion in U.S. exports. Eugene Seroka, executive director of the Los Angeles port, worries that if tariffs make it too expensive to import, there will be an impact on jobs. Seroka and others dont expect layoffs on the docks. Union longshoremen whose average pay last year on the West Coast was $163,000, according to the Pacific Maritime Association, which negotiates for the ports often have contract provisions ensuring that they are paid even if theres no work. And there are fewer of them than there were a few decades ago because the advent of shipping containers has reduced the need for people on the docks. Dwayne Boudreaux, an International Longshoremens Association official in Louisiana, said, though, that his stevedores are handling about 10 percent less steel from Japan because of the new tariffs. We dont think its going to (get) worse, he said. But, he added, who knows that could change from the next press conference. The impact might be greater on truck drivers and warehouse workers. Fewer will be needed, according to OConnell. Many drivers who deliver shipping containers from the dock to warehouses are independents contracted by trucking companies, and they dont get paid if there is nothing to haul. Some might leave the profession, said Weston LaBar, CEO of the Harbor Trucking Association in Long Beach, California. Its hard to retain drivers, he said. If we dont have work for those drivers, were worried they will leave for some other segment of the trucking business or go into another business, like construction. Less shipping means less revenue for the ports something that could limit their ability to pay for expansion and improvement projects, according to Kurt Nagle, president of the American Association of Port Authorities. He said U.S. ports are in the midst of a planned $155 billion in infrastructure spending from 2016 through 2020. The current trade war was foreshadowed in January by steep U.S. tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines. It exploded with the U.S. tariffs of 25 percent on imported steel and 10 percent on aluminum. Then came two rounds of duties targeting about $50 billion in imports from China. Along the way, China, the European Union, Turkey, Canada and Mexico imposed retaliatory duties on U.S. goods including farm products and Harley-Davidson motorcycles. On top of the $200 billion in additional Chinese imports that could face U.S. tariffs starting next week, Trump has said that if Beijing continues to retaliate, he may eventually slap tariffs on, all told, $450 billion in Chinese goods. That would be equal to nearly 90 percent of Chinas 2017 exports to the U.S. Trade wars are usually temporary. President George W. Bush abandoned his steel tariffs after less than two years. Milwaukees port director worries, however, that damage from the current trade dispute could linger. Canada is increasing corn exports to Europe, and Brazil is trying to pick up the slack in soybean exports to China. 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Career Online High School program is backEveryone knows that you can check out books at the Library, but thats just one of a multitude of services that modern public libraries offer to library users. One of the most exciting and life-changing programs that Columbia County Public Library has ever offered, Career Online High School, is making a comeback this summer, and we are excited to be able to offer Library users the opportunity to earn a fully accredited high school diploma once again. This years legislative session brought great news regarding the Career Online High School pro gram. The state budget for fiscal year 2018-19, which began on July 1, 2018, includes funding for the Career Online High School program in Floridas public libraries. In 2015, Columbia County Public Library was one of eleven Florida public libraries chosen to participate in the Career Online High School pilot project. The program was funded again in the 2016-17 fiscal year, with 15 more public libraries participating, but funding was eliminated in the 201718 state budget. As of July 16, Career Online High School is coming back to Columbia County Public Library. Career Online High School is a national program administered by Smart Horizons Career Online Education through a partnership with Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, and funded by the State of Florida. The Librarys program will once again provide free scholarships to qualified adult learners who wish to receive a high school diploma to advance their careers, prepare for workforce entry or continue their education. Upon successfully completing the program, a fully accredited high school diploma and a career certificate will be awarded. To be considered for the program, applicants must: Be an adult, age 19 or older Be a resident of Columbia County Have a Columbia County Public Library card (in good standing) Complete an online self-assessment Successfully complete one prerequisite course within two weeks Successfully complete an in-person interview at the library We couldnt be more thrilled to have the chance to offer this program to Columbia County residents again. During the first two years of the project, Columbia County Public Library awarded scholarships to 96 Columbia County students, and to date, 52 of those students have earned high school diplomas and career certificates. As of July 30, Columbia Countys 52 alumni accounted for more than 12 percent of Floridas 423 graduates. If you, or someone you know, might be interested in this program, please contact the Project Manager, Frank Lewis, at 386-758-2111 or visit the Librarys website, https://, for more information. We are currently seeking qualified, motivated students who are eager to earn a high school diploma and change their lives. Theres no time like the present! What are you waiting for? Katrina Evans is the director of the Columbia County Public Library. Katrina Evans 386-758-1018AT THE LIBRARY STEVE WILSON/Lake City ReporterThe youth section of the Columbia County Main Library in Lake City. STEVE WILSON/Lake City ReporterLibrarian Stadler Dale assists Angela Edwards and Larry Horne at the information desk of the Columbia County Main Library in Lake City on Friday. STEVE WILSON/Lake City ReporterAmanda Whitaker and Mary Weatherholt were hard at work at the Columbia County Main Library in Lake City on Friday. All branches of the Columbia County Public Library will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, September 3. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, September 4. For more infomation visit https://ccpl.ent.sirsi. net


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(N) Nightly Business 7-CBS 7 47 47Action News JaxCBS Evening NewsJudge Judy Family Feud Mom Life in PiecesSalvation Celebration Day (N) Elementary The Geek Interpreter (N) Action NewsLate Show-Colbert 9-CW 9 17 172 Broke Girls 2 Broke Girls The Mark Brunell Show Penn & Teller: Fool Us (N) Whose Line Is It?Whose Line Is It?Dateline Impractical JokersThe Game 10-FOX 10 30 30Action NewsAction NewsTMZ Access (N) So You Think You Can Dance Top 4 Perform The nal four dances perform. Action NewsAction NewsAction News(:35) Page Six TV 12-NBC 12 12 12News NBC Nightly NewsWheel of FortuneJeopardy! American Ninja Warrior The competitors tackle eight obstacles. (N) Americas Got Talent Live Results 3 News Tonight Show WGN-A 16 239 307Blue Bloods Brushed Off Cops Cops Cops Cops Cops Cops Carter Harleys Got a Gun Cops Cops TVLAND 17 106 304(5:48) M*A*S*H(:24) M*A*S*HM*A*S*H (:36) M*A*S*H(:12) Everybody Loves Raymond Love-RaymondLove-RaymondTwo and Half MenTwo and Half MenKing of QueensKing of Queens OWN 18 189 279Dateline on OWN Circle of Friends Dateline on OWN Deadly Denial Dateline on OWN Dateline on OWN (N) Deadline: Crime With Tamron HallDateline on OWN A&E 19 118 265(5:00) Live PD Live PD -06.30.18 Riding along with law enforcement. Nightwatch Nation Nightwatch Nation Not Today (:01) Nightwatch Nation RespondersResponders HALL 20 185 312Summer Nights Movie Countdown Summer Nights Movie Countdown The Golden GirlsThe Golden GirlsThe Golden GirlsThe Golden Girls FX 22 136 248(4:30) Iron Man 2 (2010) The Avengers (2012, Action) Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo. Iron Man 2 (2010, Action) Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow. CNN 24 200 202The Situation Room With Wolf BlitzerErin Burnett OutFront (N) Anderson Cooper 360 (N) RBG (2018) Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Gloria Steinem. Premiere. Anderson Cooper 360 TNT 25 138 245(5:30) The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 (2014) Jennifer Lawrence.The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 (2015, Science Fiction) Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson. (DVS)Flightplan (2005) Jodie Foster. NIK 26 170 299(4:00) The Loud House Animated. Crazy school moments with the Louds. (N)Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore. Premiere. Friends Friends (:35) Friends PARMT 28 168 241Indiana Jones & the TempleIndiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989, Adventure) Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Denholm Elliott. Rest in Power: Trayvon MartinRaiders of the Lost Ark (1981) MY-TV 29 32 -Mamas FamilyThe JeffersonsM*A*S*H M*A*S*H Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims UnitSeinfeld Hogans HeroesCarol BurnettPerry Mason DISN 31 172 290Ravens HomeRavens HomeRavens HomeRavens HomeRavens HomeRavens HomeRavens HomeRavens HomeBunkd Bunkd Ravens HomeRavens Home LIFE 32 108 252Stalked by a Reality Star (2018) Cynthia Preston, Emily Bader. His Perfect Obsession (2018) Arianne Zucker, Ali Skovbye. Premiere. (:06) Ill Be Watching (2018, Suspense) Janel Parrish, Rob Estes. USA 33 105 242Modern FamilyModern FamilyModern FamilyModern Family WWE Monday Night RAW (N) (:05) Miz & MrsModern Family BET 34 124 329(4:02) Whats Love Got to Do With It(:05) The New Edition Story Part One Legendary R&B group New Edition. (Part 1 of 3) (:25) The New Edition Story Part Two New Edition puts business rst. New Edition ESPN 35 140 206a MLB Baseball: Yankees at Athletics College Football Countdown (N) (Live)e College Football Virginia Tech at Florida State. (N) SportsCenter (N) (Live) ESPN2 36 144 209E 2018 U.S. Open Tennis Round of 16.E 2018 U.S. Open Tennis Round of 16. From the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. (N) SportsCenter Special SUNSP 37 -Inside the RaysRays Pregamea MLB Baseball Tampa Bay Rays at Toronto Blue Jays. From Rogers Centre in Toronto. (N) Rays PostgameInside the RaysInside the RaysInside the Rays DISCV 38 182 278Street Outlaws Down but Not Out Street Outlaws Chuckmate Street Outlaws: Full Throttle (N) Street Outlaws Grudge Wars (N) (:01) Diesel Brothers De-Ice Ice Baby (:02) Street Outlaws Grudge Wars TBS 39 139 247Family GuyFamily GuyFamily GuyFamily GuyFamily GuyFamily GuyFamily GuyFamily GuyAmerican DadAmerican DadConan HLN 40 202 204The Hunt With John Walsh Forensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic Files FNC 41 205 360Special Report With Bret Baier (N) The Story With Martha MacCallum (N) Tucker Carlson Tonight (N) Hannity (N) The Ingraham Angle (N) Fox News at Night with Shannon E! 45 114 236Baby Mama (2008, Comedy) Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Greg Kinnear. Mean Girls (2004, Comedy) Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams. Mean Girls (2004, Comedy) Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams. TRAVEL 46 196 277Ghost Adventures Edinburgh Manor Ghost Adventures Apache Junction Ghost Adventures Ghost Adventures Haunted Asylums A former orphanage; a nursing home. Ghost Adventures Witches In Magna HGTV 47 112 229House HuntersHouse HuntersHouse HuntersHouse HuntersLove It or List It Love It or List It Family and Future House Hunters (N) Hunters IntlHouse HuntersHunters Intl TLC 48 183 280Say Yes, DressSay Yes, DressSay Yes, DressSay Yes, DressCounting On Counting On Joy goes into labor. (N) (:02) Little Life on the Prairie (N) (:04) Counting On Joy goes into labor. HIST 49 120 269American Pickers (DVS) American Pickers (DVS) American Pickers (:02) American Pickers: Bonus Buys (N)(:05) American Pickers (DVS) (:05) American Pickers Mystery Picks ANPL 50 184 282The Last Alaskans Winters Dawn The Last Alaskans The Last Alaskans Legacy in Danger The Last Alaskans Bear Intruder The Last Alaskans Killer Instinct Wolves and Warriors FOOD 51 110 231Best Baker in America Best Baker in America Kids Baking Championship Kids Baking Championship (N) Baked Baked (N) Chopped Bakers compete for the prize. TBN 52 260 372John Gray WorldDon Wilton New The Potters TouchPraise Sacred SlowJesse DuplBillyGraham.TVGregLaurie.TVPraise FSN-FL 56 World Poker World Poker World Poker World Poker UFC Countdown (N) In the SpotlightFocused SYFY 58 122 244(4:01) Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010, Fantasy) Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint. (DVS) (:43) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 AMC 60 130 254(4:30) The Godfather, Part II (1974) Al Pacino. Michael Corleone moves his fathers crime family to Las Vegas. Better Call Saul Quite a Ride (N) (:15) Lodge 49 Duds new relationship goes well. (N) Better Call Saul COM 62 107 249(:15) King of the Hill King of the HillKing of the HillKing of the HillKing of the HillKing of the HillKing of the HillKing of the HillKing of the HillSouth Park South Park CMT 63 166 327Last Man StandingLast Man StandingLast Man StandingSoul Surfer (2011, Drama) AnnaSophia Robb, Helen Hunt, Dennis Quaid. CMT Crossroads (N) Soul Surfer (2011, Drama) NGWILD 108 190 283Dr. Ks Exotic Animal ER Gator-aid Dr. Ks Exotic Animal ER The Incredible Dr. Pol (N) Dr. Pol: Mini MooDr. Pol: Mini MooThe Incredible Dr. Pol The Incredible Dr. Pol NGEO 109 186 276Life Below Zero The Intruder Life Below Zero Heavy Load Life Below Zero The Widowmaker Life Below ZeroLife Below Zero Alaskans use the last days of warmth. Life Below Zero Heavy Load SCIENCE 110 193 284The Universe: The Untold Story The Universe: The Untold Story The Planets (:02) The Planets and Beyond Episode 11 To Be Announced ID 111 192 285To Catch a Killer All Hands on Deck Blood Runs Cold (Series Premiere) (N) What Lies Beneath Evil Lives Here Fear Thy Father (N) Twisted Sisters The Naked Truth What Lies Beneath SEC 743 408 611(3:00) The Paul Finebaum Show (N) Thinking Out Loud (N) (Live) ESPN Original Doc College Football Louisville vs Alabama. Thinking Out Loud HBO 302 300 501(:10) Ferdinand (2017, Childrens) Voices of John Cena. PG The Blind Side (2009, Drama) Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw. PG-13 (:10) REAL Sports With Bryant Gumbel(:10) InsecureAtomic Blonde R MAX 320 310 515(4:55) Rush Hour 2Date Night (2010) Steve Carell. PG-13 October Sky (1999, Docudrama) Jake Gyllenhaal. PG (9:50) Knight and Day (2010) Tom Cruise. PG-13 Lions for Lambs SHOW 340 318 545Shameless Paradise Lost Shameless Sleep No More Shameless Marshall (2017, Historical Drama) Chadwick Boseman. PG-13 Pearl Harbor (2001) Ben Afeck. WEEKDAY AFTERNOON Comcast Dish DirecTV12 PM12:301 PM1:302 PM2:303 PM3:304 PM4:305 PM5:30 3-ABC 3 -News Be a MillionaireThe Chew General Hospital The Doctors Dr. Phil WCJB TV20 News 5Live 4-IND 4 4 4News4JAX at NoonVaried ProgramsCrime Watch Daily With Chris HansenJudge Mathis The Real News4JAX at 4PMInside EditionNews4JAX at 5PMNews4JAX 5-PBS 5 -Dinosaur TrainPeg & CatSesame StreetSplash-BubblesCurious GeorgePinkaliciousNature CatWild KrattsR. Steves EuropeR. Steves EuropeWUFT NewsWorld News 7-CBS 7 47 47Action News JaxThe Young and the Restless Bold/BeautifulThe Talk Steve Dr. Phil Action News JaxAction News Jax 9-CW 9 17 17The Peoples Court Couples CourtCouples CourtPaternity CourtPaternity CourtThe Robert Irvine Show Maury The GameFunny You Ask 10-FOX 10 30 30TMZ Live Harry The Steve Wilkos Show Jerry Springer Judge JudyJudge JudyHot BenchHot Bench 12-NBC 12 12 12News Extra Days of our LivesVaried ProgramsFirst Coast Living Daily Blast LiveDaily Blast LiveThe Ellen DeGeneres Show News News WGN-A 16 239 307In the Heat of the Night In the Heat of the Night In the Heat of the Night In the Heat of the Night Blue Bloods Blue BloodsVaried Programs TVLAND 17 106 304GunsmokeVaried Programs(:10) Gunsmoke (1:48) GunsmokeVaried ProgramsGunsmokeVaried ProgramsAndy Grifth ShowAndy Grifth ShowAndy Grifth ShowVaried Programs OWN 18 189 279Dr. Phil Dr. Phil Dr. Phil Dr. Phil Varied Programs A&E 19 118 265Varied Programs HALL 20 185 312Home & Family Movie Movie FX 22 136 248How I Met/MotherHow I Met/MotherMike & MollyMike & MollyMike & MollyVaried Programs CNN 24 200 202Inside Politics Wolf CNN Newsroom With Brooke BaldwinCNN Newsroom With Brooke BaldwinThe Lead With Jake Tapper The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer TNT 25 138 245Supernatural Supernatural Varied Programs NIK 26 170 299PAW PatrolBlaze, MonsterBlaze, MonsterPAW PatrolPAW PatrolPAW PatrolSpongeBobSpongeBobSpongeBobSpongeBobThe Loud HouseThe Loud House PARMT 28 168 241Bar RescueVaried ProgramsTwo and Half Men(:38) Two and a Half Men Two and Half MenTwo and Half MenTwo and Half MenMom Mom Mom Mom MY-TV 29 32 -In the Heat of the Night GunsmokeGunsmokeBonanza The RiemanThe RiemanWagon Train Charlies Angels DISN 31 172 290PJ MasksPJ MasksThe Lion GuardPuppy Dog PalsDuckTalesBig City GreensVaried Programs Jessie BizaardvarkRavens HomeRavens Home LIFE 32 108 252The First 48 The First 48 The First 48 Greys Anatomy Greys Anatomy Greys Anatomy USA 33 105 242Varied Programs Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: SVUVaried ProgramsLaw & Order: Special Victims Unit BET 34 124 329Meet the BrownsMeet the BrownsMeet the BrownsMeet the BrownsVaried Programs ESPN 35 140 2062018 U.S. Open Tennis Varied Programs ESPN2 36 144 209Varied Programs Outside the LinesNFL Live Varied Programs NBA: The JumpColl. Football LiveIntentional Talk Around the HornInterruption SUNSP 37 -(:30) Lunch With the Rays Varied Programs Rays PostgameVaried Programs DISCV 38 182 278Varied Programs TBS 39 139 247Friends Friends Friends Friends Friends Friends Friends Friends American DadAmerican DadAmerican DadAmerican Dad HLN 40 202 204Across America With Carol CostelloOn the Story On the Story Michaela Michaela Varied Programs FNC 41 205 360Outnumbered Outnumbered Overtime The Daily Brieng with Dana PerinoShepard Smith Reporting Your World With Neil Cavuto The Five E! 45 114 236E! News: Daily Pop Keeping Up With the KardashiansKeeping Up With the KardashiansKeeping Up With the KardashiansVaried Programs TRAVEL 46 196 277Varied Programs HGTV 47 112 229Fixer Upper Varied Programs TLC 48 183 280Extreme CouponExtreme CouponSay Yes: ATLSay Yes: ATLSay Yes: ATLSay Yes: ATLFour WeddingsVaried ProgramsFour WeddingsVaried ProgramsSay Yes, DressSay Yes, Dress HIST 49 120 269Varied Programs ANPL 50 184 282The Vet Life Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet Pit Bulls and Parolees Pit Bulls and Parolees Treehouse Masters Treehouse Masters FOOD 51 110 231Varied Programs Pioneer Wo.Pioneer Wo.Varied Programs TBN 52 260 372Steven FurtickPastor RobertSacred SlowVaried ProgramsJames RobisonThe Jewish JesusThe 700 Club John HageeVaried ProgramsPraise Varied Programs FSN-FL 56 -Lunch MarlinsVaried Programs Marlins PostgameVaried Programs SYFY 58 122 244(11:30) MovieVaried Programs AMC 60 130 254(10:45) MovieVaried Programs COM 62 107 249(:15) That s Show That s ShowThat s ShowThat s ShowThat s ShowThat s ShowThat s Show(:05) The Ofce(:40) The Ofce(:15) The Ofce CMT 63 166 327Reba Reba Reba Reba Home Improve.Home Improve.Home Improve.Home Improve.Home Improve.Home Improve.Last Man StandingLast Man Standing NGWILD 108 190 283Varied Programs NGEO 109 186 276Varied Programs SCIENCE 110 193 284Varied Programs ID 111 192 285Varied Programs SEC 743 408 611College Football Varied Programs The Paul Finebaum Show HBO 302 300 501(:15) Movie Varied Programs MAX 320 310 515Movie Varied Programs SHOW 340 318 545 (11:00) Movie (:05) Movie Varied Programs SUNDAY EVENING SEPTEMBER 2, 2018 Comcast Dish DirecTV6 PM6:307 PM7:308 PM8:309 PM9:3010 PM10:3011 PM11:30 3-ABC 3 -TV20 NewsABC World NewsThe Goldbergse(:37) College Football Miami vs LSU. (N) News at 11Person of Interest 4-IND 4 4 4News4JAX at 6PMReady Set RenBlue Bloods Love Lost (DVS) Last Man StandingLast Man StandingBig Bang TheoryBig Bang TheoryNews Sports ZoneNews4JAXSports Zone 5-PBS 5 -(5:00) Poldark on Masterpiece Poldark on Masterpiece Poldark on Masterpiece Poldark on Masterpiece Poldark on Masterpiece Poldark on Masterpiece 7-CBS 7 47 47Weekend NewsAction News60 Minutes (N) Big Brother (N) NCIS: Los Angeles Under Pressure NCIS: Los Angeles Mountebank Action NewsAction Sports 9-CW 9 17 17Real SchoolI Know JaxMom The GoldbergsAmerican Ninja Warrior Vegas Finals Rookie Blue Girlfriend of the Year Scandal Transfer of Power News4JAXThe First Family 10-FOX 10 30 30The SimpsonsThe SimpsonsBobs BurgersThe SimpsonsThe SimpsonsBobs BurgersFamily GuyFamily GuyAction NewsAction SportsModern FamilyModern Family 12-NBC 12 12 12News NBC Nightly NewsDateline NBC (N) Americas Got Talent Live Quarter Finals 3 Twelve acts perform. News First Coast News WGN-A 16 239 307Blue Bloods Unnished Business Blue Bloods Knockout Game Blue Bloods In the Box Blue Bloods Occupational Hazards Blue Bloods Bad Company Blue Bloods The Extra Mile TVLAND 17 106 304Reba Reba The Wall Reba Reba Love-RaymondLove-RaymondLove-RaymondLove-RaymondTwo and Half MenTwo and Half MenKing of QueensKing of Queens OWN 18 189 279Patti LaBellePatti LaBelleDr. Phil Dr. Phil Dr. Phil Dr. Phil Dr. Phil A&E 19 118 265Ancient Aliens Aliens and Evil Places Ancient Aliens Ancient Aliens: Declassied Aliens and Doomsday Plagues and epidemics. HALL 20 185 312Summer Nights Movie CountdownSummer Nights Movie Countdown Chesapeake Shores Love Eventually Summer Nights Movie Countdown FX 22 136 248Neighbors (2014, Comedy) Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne. Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016) Seth Rogen. Premiere. Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016) Seth Rogen, Zac Efron. CNN 24 200 202CNN Newsroom With Ana Cabrera (N) CNN Newsroom With Ana Cabrera (N) CNN Newsroom With Ana Cabrera (N) Anthony Bourdain: Parts UnknownAnthony Bourdain: Parts UnknownAnthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown TNT 25 138 245(5:30) Allegiant (2016) Shailene Woodley, Theo James. (DVS)Divergent (2014) Shailene Woodley. A young woman discovers a plot to destroy those like her. (DVS)Insurgent (2015) (DVS) NIK 26 170 299The Thundermans SpongeBobSpongeBobSpongeBobSpongeBobSpongeBobSpongeBobFriends Friends Friends (:35) Friends PARMT 28 168 241(5:00) Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) Harrison Ford. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) Harrison Ford. An archaeologist races Nazis to nd a powerful relic. Indiana Jones & the Temple MY-TV 29 32 -The Love Boat The Odd CoupleThe Odd CoupleColumbo A Bird in the Hand... Columbo investigates a hit and run. Touched by an Angel Night Gallery Night Gallery DISN 31 172 290Stuck/MiddleStuck/MiddleStuck/MiddleStuck/MiddleStuck/MiddleStuck/MiddleStuck/MiddleStuck/MiddleBunkd Bunkd Andi Mack Andi Mack LIFE 32 108 252Killer Night Shift (2018, Suspense) Christie Burson, Johnny Pacar. Hes Watching (2018, Drama) Linsey Godfrey, Tilky Jones. Premiere. (:05) The Other Mother (2017) Annie Wersching, Kimberley Crossman. USA 33 105 242(:01) Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims UnitQueen of the South Diez de Copas BET 34 124 329(4:30) Madeas Witness Protection (2012) Tyler Perry.Friday After Next (2002, Comedy) Ice Cube, Mike Epps, John Witherspoon. (9:55) Martin (:27) Martin (10:59) MartinMartin ESPN 35 140 206 2018 U.S. Open Tennis Round of 16. Baseball: Sunday Night Countdowna MLB Baseball Los Angeles Angels at Houston Astros. From Minute Maid Park in Houston. (N) SportsCenter (N) (Live) ESPN2 36 144 209d WNBA Basketball: Storm at MercuryE 2018 U.S. Open Tennis Round of 16. From the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. (N) Formula 1 Racing SUNSP 37 -a MLB Baseball: Rays at Indians Rays PostgameShip Shape TVSportsmans Adv.Reel TimeFishing the FlatsAddictive FishingSport FishingFlorida SportsmanSilver Kings (N) Reel Animals DISCV 38 182 278Alaskan Bush People Alaskan Bush People Alaskan Bush People: Off the Grid (N) Alaskan Bush People (N) (:01) Alaskan Bush People (N) (:01) Alaskan Bush People TBS 39 139 247(5:00) Malecent (2014)Tomorrowland (2015, Science Fiction) George Clooney, Hugh Laurie. (DVS)Tomorrowland (2015, Science Fiction) George Clooney, Hugh Laurie. (DVS) HLN 40 202 204Forensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic Files FNC 41 205 360Fox Report with Jon Scott (N) FOX News Sunday With Chris WallaceOBJECTied Jaclyn Smith (N) The Next Revolution With Steve HiltonLife, Liberty & Levin (N) OBJECTied Jaclyn Smith E! 45 114 236No Strings Att.Fifty Shades of Grey (2015, Romance) Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle. Fifty Shades of Grey (2015, Romance) Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle. No Strings Att. TRAVEL 46 196 277My Haunted House My Haunted House My Haunted House My Haunted House My Haunted House My Haunted House HGTV 47 112 229Caribbean LifeCaribbean LifeCaribbean LifeCaribbean LifeBeachfront BargainBeachfront BargainCaribbean LifeCaribbean Life (N) Island Life (N) Island Life (N) House HuntersHunters Intl TLC 48 183 28090 Day Fianc: Before the 90 Days (N) 90 Day Fianc: Before the 90 Days (N) 90 Day Fianc: Before the 90 Days Paul and Karine experience problems. (N) (:05) Unexpected (N) 90 Day Fianc: Before the 90 Days HIST 49 120 269American Pickers Going Down? American Pickers Slim Pickings American Pickers: Bonus Buys Small Shop Picking Untouched inventory; a junkyard wizard. (N) ANPL 50 184 282North Woods Law North Woods Law Schoolyard Bear North Woods Law North Woods Law Turkey Trouble (N) (:01) I Was Prey A Christmas Miracle (:02) North Woods Law FOOD 51 110 231Guys Grocery Games Guys Grocery Games Thrillin Grillin Guys Grocery Games Grill Masters Worst Cooks in America (N) Beat Bobby FlayBeat Bobby FlayBeat Bobby FlayBeat Bobby Flay TBN 52 260 372The Potters TouchJoyce MeyerSamuel Be LightPastor RobertHuckabee Joel Osteen Kerry ShookCreo Dollar John Gray WorldHuckabee FSN-FL 56 -UFC Unleashed World Poker World Poker UFC Main Event World Poker World Poker SYFY 58 122 244Harry Potter-Prisoner of Azkaban(6:58) Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) Daniel Radcliffe. Voldemort lays a trap for Harry at the Triwizard Tournament. (:28) Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix AMC 60 130 254(4:11) The Chronicles of Riddick(6:46) Fear the Walking Dead (7:53) Fear the Walking Dead Fear the Walking Dead Weak (N) (:04) Talking Dead (N) (:04) Fear the Walking Dead Weak COM 62 107 249(5:15) Grown Ups (2010) Adam Sandler. (:35) Step Brothers (2008, Comedy) Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Richard Jenkins. Grown Ups (2010, Comedy) Adam Sandler, Kevin James. CMT 63 166 327Hitch (2005) Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Kevin James. A smooth-talker helps a shy accountant woo an heiress. Hitch (2005) Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Kevin James. A smooth-talker helps a shy accountant woo an heiress. NGWILD 108 190 283The Incredible Dr. Pol The Incredible Dr. Pol Dr. Ks Exotic Animal ER Dr. Ks Exotic Animal ER Dr. Ks Exotic Animal ER Dr. Ks Exotic Animal ER NGEO 109 186 276Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks or Bust (N) Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks (N) Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks (N) When Sharks Attack Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks SCIENCE 110 193 284Mysteries of the Abandoned Secrets of the Lost Secrets of the Lost The boy kings greatest mysteries. (N) (:04) Treasure Quest: Snake Island (N) (:06) Secrets of the Lost ID 111 192 285Evil Lives Here Evil Lives Here American Monster A Mothers Work American Monster (N) On the Case With Paula Zahn (N) American Monster A Mothers Work SEC 743 408 611 College Football Austin Peay State at Georgia. (Taped) College Football Washington vs Auburn. (Taped) HBO 302 300 501American Made (2017, Comedy-Drama) Tom Cruise. R (:05) The Mummy (2017, Action) Tom Cruise. Premiere. PG-13 Ballers (N) Insecure (N) Ballers Insecure MAX 320 310 515(:05) Entrapment (1999, Action) Sean Connery, Ving Rhames. PG-13 Going in Style (2017) Morgan Freeman. PG-13 (:40) First Dates (2004, Romance-Comedy) Adam Sandler. PG-13 The Girl Next Door SHOW 340 318 545Shameless South Side Rules Shameless Drugs Actually Shameless Baby Driver (2017, Action) Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey. R Who Is America?Scarface R


LAKE CIT Y REPOR TER LIFE SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 2018 3D Sept. 2: Dancer-actr ess Marge Champion is 99. Singer Jimmy Clanton is 80. Singer Sam Gooden of The Impressions is 79. Singerturned-minister Joe Simon is 75. SUNDAY CROSSWORD Answer to last Sundays CrosswordCELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS ASTERIRATESLUNGCBS SHONELOMAXTOSEAALA HOWTHEYWONTHEWESTJOB EREALASGROPEDEMOTE STRESSALARMBAYLOR THATDOESNOTAMUSEUS PADYAK MILOEST ARPGORYFEWNOVEL NOONEHASRATEDTHISFILM DFLATSPITSAWAECVAT HALTSFALLRECSADOBO ONOISOKAISERSPORTS WEINCLUDEDNOBATTERIES AKIRAYENVOLEESA GNPCANE SAGAST PEOPLEMADEMISTAKES INNEEDILOSTRAPPER GOUDALATESTIRISAPE PEPPASSIVERESISTANCE ESLAMATOYIELDEXTOL NEETETONSALESRESTS HOROSCOPES | THE LAST WORD BY EUGENIA LASTARIES (March 21-April 19): Reorganize your thoughts and put your finances in order. Taking care of debts, responsibilities and important relationships will put your mind at ease and encourage you to move forward with projects you could only dream about in the past. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Bring about the changes that will benefit you the most. Dont feel you have to take on someone elses battles. Partner with someone who shares your concerns and plans for the future. Do your best to stay healthy and avoid minor mishaps. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Youll find it difficult to manage your emotions. Problems will develop if you or someone else is not being upfront. Put greater emphasis on making personal physical improvements and being straight with others regarding your intentions. CANCER (June 21-July 22): Get involved in what matters the most to you. Standing up for your rights will provoke disagreements, but it will also help you better understand both sides of whatever issue concerns you as well as encourage workable solutions. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): A change of pace will do you good. Taking time to relax and rethink your next move will help you avoid an emotional confrontation. Acting too quickly or without enough information will lead to a standoff with someone you love. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Do things your way. Make a point of being unique and trusting that you can pull off whatever needs to be done. Your tenacity and confidence will make others stand up and take note. Live in the moment. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Avoiding someone who is demanding or critical wont put an end to the harassment. Address whoever makes you feel uncomfortable or stressed out by sharing what it does to your relationship. Take control instead of running away. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You need a diversion or a change of plans that will invigorate and inspire you. Dont wait for someone else to force change on you. Step up and make choices that will bring love and happiness into your life. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Share your true feelings and find out where you stand. If someone is reluctant to share, you should question why and consider the motives behind the secrecy. Trust in what you see as well as how you feel. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Personal improvements, inner growth, travel and getting in touch with your feelings are all encouraged. The changes you make as a result of your findings will make a difference to the way you live and how you relate to others. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Entertain at home or make changes to your space if it will encourage you to be more creative or help you cut your overhead. Use your intelligence and stick to tried-and-true methods to stabilize your life. Romance is highlighted. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Keep an open mind, but dont let anyone take advantage of you emotionally. Showing compassion is one thing, but taking on responsibilities that dont belong to you should not be considered. Offer suggestions, but dont offer to do the work. Phone calls made on the run offend friend on the other endDEAR ABBY Write Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Abigail Van DEAR ABBY: May I say something about people who call friends or others they havent talked to recently while theyre driving to an appointment or other errand, only to abruptly end the conversation when the destination is reached? Two people have done this to me recently. One was an old friend I hadnt seen in 13 years. As soon as the destination was reached, I heard an abrupt, Well, Im here ... talk to ya later! Click! I think its incredibly rude. Its as if the recipient of the call is merely an afterthought to alleviate boredom while driving. No matter what the recipient feels or wants to say, the conversation is ended. To be clear: I do not have a reputation of talking too much or extending phone conversations. Talkativeness on my part was not a reason for this behavior. I feel if someone wants to talk to me and respects me as an individual, the conversation should be a MUTUAL interaction -not something crammed into the callers schedule. Id rather the person not call than treat me like a second-class citizen. -WANTING TO CATCH UP DEAR WANTING: My mother used to complain to me about the same thing when another relative did it with her. (Im home now, gotta go!) I dont think people who do this mean to be rude; they may simply be overscheduled. However, I agree that its insensitive and, because it bothered you, I hope you made your feelings known. Im glad you wrote because it happens often, I suspect, and not just to you. DEAR ABBY: Life hasnt been easy for me. I taught in inner-city schools for 35 years and lost three life partners who were addicted to alcohol and drugs before they died of AIDS. Out of necessity, I had to carry on with my professional life while struggling with my unfortunate personal life. Im happily retired now and living a wonderful life in Palm Springs, California. But sometimes I find myself starting to dwell on unhappy memories from my past. When it happens, I have found an effective coping method. It came from a simple mantra a former student of mine posted online: Theres a reason the rearview mirror is so small and the windshield is so large. Its because where youre headed is much more important than where youve been. Now, when a sad memory comes to mind, I say to myself, big windshield; small rearview mirror, let go of the unwanted thought and move on. This has been beneficial for my well-being, and I hope it will be for others. -DESERT JACK DEAR JACK: Im glad you shared this. Clinging to loss and sadness isnt healthy for anyone. Sometimes we need to remind ourselves to keep the past behind us rather than let it clutter up our present. Thank you for sharing your coping method. I, too, hope it will help readers. 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4D SUNDA Y, SEPTEMBER 2, 2018 LIFE LAKE CITY REPORTER 40th anniversaryRuth Mary Herndon and William Dwight Gator Moore were married on Sept. 9, 1978. COURTESY Lumina Images/stock.Adobe.comMath, music and virtual reality are factors in technology which can help students.New technologies can make learning easier and more funTechnology is changing the face of education. Check out the newest ways teachers are modernizing their lesson plans in order to make learning easier and more fun. 1. Virtual Reality. Whether its a tour through an ancient Roman archaeological site or a deep-sea look at ocean creatures, VR can enhance educational experiences and create new immersive opportunities, allowing students to see the world without leaving the classroom. 2. Math Anywhere, Anytime. Technology advancements are enabling students of all learning styles to absorb mathematical concepts at their own pace without buying expensive calculators. 3. Modernized Music. Learning music is now easier than ever with new apps and next generation digital keyboards that have such features as lighted keys to help students learn notes intuitively. 4. Language Learning in the Palm of Your Hand. Today, you dont need a stack of books or tapes to learn a new language. A variety of apps can introduce language learners to correct pronunciations, proper grammar and vocabulary, giving students opportunities to hone their reading, writing and speaking skills at their own pace in the classroom and on-the-go. 5. Classroom Updates. Theres less downtime for teachers and students these days, thanks to certain projectors today that reach maximum brightness in seconds, and are safer and more energy efficient to boot. -StatePoint School lunch hacks for busy families Busy families are always looking for efficient ways to pack healthy, satisfying school lunches. Keep kids on their A game this year with the following tips. Get the kids involved Getting your kids involved in packing their lunches is not only a great way to teach responsibility, its also an opportunity to discuss the fundamentals of healthy eating plus with helpers afoot, it may just save you some time and energy. Kids will enjoy feeling like they have some control over what goes into their lunches. Keep them focused by providing them with structured choices, such as -turkey and swiss sandwich or cheddar and apple? Carrot sticks or sugar snap peas? Include fruit Fruit is an important part of a childs nutritious diet, so be sure that lunches include healthy fruit servings. Juice labels can be especially confusing, however, sticking to options made from 100 percent juice is a good rule of thumb. For example, Motts Sensibles, available in three flavors in convenient 6-ounce pouches, contain 30 percent less sugar compared to 100 percent apple juices, and contain no artificial flavors, colors or sweeteners. Another way to include some fruit at lunch? Applesauce. A classic kids favorite, todays applesauce is often healthier and more versatile than it once was. Free of added sugar and artificial colors, sweeteners and flavors, Motts Unsweetened Applesauce, for example, comes in flavors like granny smith, strawberry and blueberry, and can be used in lunchtime recipes such as Applesauce Energy Bars or Golden Apple Raisin Squares to boost flavor and nutrition. Pick the right pack Make your life easy and promote wellness with great lunch gear. Check labels; dishwasher-safe containers will streamline your routine and non-toxic materials will help keep kids healthy and safe. If you plan to include both hot and cold food items, look into ice packs, sturdy leakproof thermoses and lunch bags or boxes that feature compartments. Consistently creating great midday meals may sound like a tall order, but with a few go-to essentials and some smart packing strategies, you can help keep kids fueled for more focused learning. -StatePoint WavebreakMediaMicro / stock.Adobe.comGetting kids involved in nutritious lunch choices is important. Fans stream in for second day of Aretha Franklin public viewingThe Associated PressMourners streamed in for a second day Wednesday to pay their respects to Aretha Franklin, who was dressed in a different outfit for her final public viewing, as if making a costume change during a show. Fans waited festively outside, then walked in a solemn, single-file line into the rotunda of Detroits Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. There, they found Franklin in a polished bronze casket and a sheer baby blue dress with matching shoes, a change from the bright red outfit seen Tuesday across the world. On the inside of the lid, embroidered into the fabric, read Aretha Franklin the Queen of Soul. The two-day viewing was part of a week of commemorations for the legend, who died Aug. 16 of pancreatic cancer. She was 76. Workers carefully moved Franklins polished bronze casket from the rotunda late Wednesday night and loaded it in to a 1940 Cadillac LaSalle hearse. Journalists from The Associated Press were allowed to document the caskets movement after the public viewing concluded. A sold-out concert called A Peoples Tribute to the Queen will be held Thursday night at Detroits Chene Park Detroit Amphitheatre. A marathon funeral with an all-star list of speakers and performers was scheduled for Friday. Just as Franklins more than six decades of music wrought emotions out of her fans, so too did her viewing. As they approached the casket and heaping displays of roses, many people smiled, cried, crossed themselves, bowed their heads or blew kisses. The strains of Franklins gospel recordings echoed in the airy space. I was pushed by ... but a tear still came, said Maggie Penn, 78, of Detroit. The retired counselor, who grew up in the same neighborhood as Franklin and crossed paths with her in the pre-fame years, said she always appreciated that the singer remained rooted. She never forgot from which she came, Penn said. Gina Moorman attended Tuesday nights sorority ceremony staged in Franklins honor at the museum and returned Wednesday. I wasnt even going to do it, but I wanted to see her again, said Moorman, 57, as she waited with hundreds of others in a line that snaked around to the back of the museum and beyond. Its a real blessing to see her. Peggie Funny and her friend Mary A. Wilson, of Columbia, South Carolina, both born in 1954, came to Detroit for one day only on a whim because they wanted to pay their respects. They were standing outside the museum taking video and sharing it with friends on social media. During the s, anything she made during that time, we were just dancing to and enjoying it, Funny said. Seeing Franklin in her casket rendered Wilson speechless. I felt very emotional going in, very emotional, she said. I just wanted to stand there. I froze. They were both impressed that Franklin had on a different outfit. Delana Kidd said she woke up Wednesday and knew she had to go to the museum. Today was my day off, so I said, Youve got to come, Kidd said. Kidd met Franklin at a store where she worked about 10 years ago, and the encounter made her a forever fan, she said. She said the singer looked beautiful while lying in repose: I dont know about red yesterday. I didnt see it, but ... she just looked gorgeous, peaceful, Kidd said. Lauren Mills, 74, said her late husband proposed to her at a Detroit-area Franklin concert in 1977. Shes not sure what overcame him, since they had seen Franklin perform many times before, but I guess it was something special, she said. It was just something about her voice that calmed you whatever you were going through, said Mills, who attended Tuesday nights ceremony. Seeing her, I would say she was saying, Ive done my duty. Im OK Im going to rest now, Mills said. The BEST partner to your morning coffee. very Call to subscribe today! 386-752-1293News, sports, weather, local events, classieds and more.