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
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Vol. 95, no. 4 (Oct. 5, 1967)-
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CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 F ax: 752-9400 Vol. 143, No. 397 TODAYS WEATHER Opinion . . . . . . 4A Sports . . . . . . 1B Puzzles . . . . . . . 2B Advice & Comics . . 3B Haunted TourPrep work underway, 5A. 85 74Chance of storms, 2A Lake City ReporterTUE sS D aA Y, OCTOB EE R 9, 2018 | YY OUR COMMUNIT YY N EE WSPAP EE R SINC EE 18 74 | $1.00 LAK EE CIT YY R EE POR T EE R.C OM + PLUS >> Exchange student is back, 49 years later LOCALSee BelowCheek & Scott expanding, See 3A TONY BRITT/Lake City ReporterMarc Mysels, of Wellborn, pumps gasoline into containers as he prepares for Hurricane Michael. Im just getting prepared, said Mysels, who noted he has two generators at home. Its going to be a Category 3 storm. We may be without power for a while.ATTENTION READERSHome delivery of the Lake City Reporter may be delayed in the coming days due to Hurricane Michael. Check or our Facebook page for updates. Thanks in advance for your patience.Monstrous Michael looms Hurricanes force expected to be felt here Wednesday.By CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comHurricane Michael will be more of a problem for Columbia County not less if the storm slows down before mid-week,   the local emer gency management chief said Monday. If Michael gains speed between now and mid-week, the storm is more likely to keep west and stay farther away from the Lake City area, said Columbia County Emergency Management Director Shayne Morgan. If the storm slows down, it has a better chance of moving eastward on a more direct path toward this area. And impacting us, Morgan said. Were kind of monitoring it right now. A lot of the impact that we face as Columbia County is going to depend on the exact path the storm takes. For an example of the MICHAEL continued on 2A LCPD: Threats made on officerNot so lucky this time, say deputiesBy CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comA local man was let off without charges when Columbia County deputies say they found less than 20 grams of marijuana the last time they searched his vehicle, but he didnt get so lucky the next time. Cary or Casy Ryan Duncan, 27, of Southwest Aloe Court, faces one count each of drug possession and possession of paraphernalia after deputies searched a suspiciously parked vehicle around 12:30 p.m. Sunday near a pond off Southwest Pinemount Road, according to a Columbia County Sheriffs Office report. The report first lists Duncans first name as Cary, but subsequently identifies him as Casy. Duncan and a second person, whose name was By COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comAn Ocala woman, taken to jail for narcotics possession, earned an additional charge when she threatened the arresting officer with murder and mutilation, an LCPD report stated. Felicia Lee Graves, 41, was found walking east on the sidewalk beside West U.S. 90 near Wall Terrace. Ms. Graves was noticeably impaired, and was holding a bottle of peach liquor, the report said. Officers reported finding baggies of flakka, or Alpha PVP, and pipes nearby. Grave denied they were hers. When Graves was placed in the patrol car to be transported to Columbia County Jail around 12:30 a.m. on Oct. 2, she allegedly turned belligerent. Ms. Graves began kicking the windows in the patrol COREY ARWOOD/Lake City ReporterMary Lee DD ohert y sits with her American Mom, Betty EE theridge An exchange student from Argentina, DD ohert y returned to Lake City nearly 50 years later. A photo of DD ohert y from when she was a senior at Columbia High School from July 1969 July 1970 is seen at left.MORE INSIDEWhat to expect from Michael, 2AExchange student back after 49 yearsBy COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comNearly half a century after an Argentinian exchange student spent her senior year at Columbia High School she came back to Lake City, fulfilling a promise to visit her American family once she retired. Mary Lee Doherty first came to Lake City during a time when soda fountains and ice cream parlors served young patrons in downtown pharmacies July 1969. She returned to Cordoba, Argentina in July 1970. Now she is back to visit her American sisters and stay for about a month with her American mom, Betty Etheridge, in the same Forest Hills home she spent a year in nearly a half-century back ago. It was a dream come true. I VISIT continued on 3A Argentinian woman visits local family she lived with in 1969. POT continued on 3A Duncan Graves THREATS continued on 3A A3


The Friends of Music Series will present its second concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at Covenant First Presbyterian Church, 421 White Avenue in Live Oak. The concert will feature classical and flamenco guitarist, Silviu Ciulei. He will perform classical pieces by Satie, Debussy, Reinhardt and Giocosa, as well as some of his own flamenco compositions. Admission is free and a reception follows where audience members may visit with the performer. Silviu Octavian Ciulei was born in Constanta, Romania, and began musical studies at the age of six. By 13, he was gleaning numerous awards for his guitar playing. In 2004, Ciulei was awarded a full scholarship to study guitar performance at Middle Tennessee State University. He is the MTSU School of Musics first full scholar and grant recipient. Upon graduation, he was awarded an Outstanding Achievement Award in Guitar Performance. Since coming to the United States, Silviu has won an impressive collection of prizes. He is a world class performer. He is also an acclaimed flamenco guitarist. He studied in Spain and has formed two flamenco ensembles, and has performed on National Public Radio and TV. Some of his performances have been at several festivals throughout the southeast, including the Florida Folk Festival.Ciulei holds a Bachelor of Music from MTSU and a Master of Music and Doctor of Music in Guitar Performance from FSU, where he was a graduate teaching assistant to distinguished professor, Bruce Holzman. Ciulei is also a flamenco singer and speaks five languages fluently. After teaching at FSU and other colleges in Florida for a few years, he is now a professor of guitar at Furman University in Greenville, SC. He has also been appointed as visiting professor at Wake Forrest University in Winston-Salem, NC. A very sought after modern and dynamic artist, teacher, mentor and judge, Silviu appears regularly at many guitar festivals, workshops, and conventions in the US and around the world. From staff reports 2A TUESDA Y, OC TT OB EE R 9, 2018 D aA ILY BRIEFING L AA K EE CI TYTY R EE POR TETE R 7a 1p 7p 1a 6a LAKE CITY ALMANAC SUN MOON UV INDEX EXTREME: 10 minutes to burn T odays ultra-violet radiation risk for the ar ea on a scale fr om 0 to 10+. FYI An exclusive service brought to our readers by The Weather Channel. SPONSORED BY City THE WEATHER WEA THER HISTORY Pensacola Tallahassee Panama City Valdosta Daytona Beach Cape Canaveral Gainesville Lake City Ocala Orlando Jacksonville Tampa West Palm Beach Ft. Myers Ft. Lauderdale Naples Miami Key West TEMPERATURESNormal high Normal low PRECIPITATIONMonth total Year total HI LO LO HI LO HI LO HI LO HI WednesdayThursday Cape Canaveral Daytona Beach Fort Myers Ft. Lauderdale Gainesville Jacksonville Key West Lake City Miami Naples Ocala Orlando Panama City Pensacola Tallahassee Tampa Valdosta W. Palm Beach Oct 16 Oct 24 Oct 31 Nov 7 FirstFullLastNew Quarter Quarter HOW TO REACH USMain number ........ 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Calvin Coolidge, 1872-1933, 30th UU SS P residentThought for Today Winning LL otter y NN umb ers Pick 3: ( SS unday p.m.) 0-3-8 Pick 4: ( SS unda y p.m.) 3-1-8-4 FF antasy 5: ( SS unda y) 21-23-25-26-31 QU II CK H II TS Submissions TT he Lake City Reporter accepts photographs and caption inf ormation to run at the discretion of the editor. If you would like to see your organization in the newspaper, send the picture and information to AA ssociat e EE ditor SS tev e Wilson at See an error? TT he Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news it ems. If you have a concern, question or suggestion, please call the editor. Corrections and clarications will run in this space. TT hanks for r eading. FF riends of Music COU RR T EE S YY Renowned classical and flamenco guitarist SS ilviu Ciulei will per form TT hursday in Liv e Oak.World-renowned classical guitarist to play Thursday Expect rain today, worse tomorrow as tropical storm conditions kick indamage a slow-moving storm can do, look no further than Tropical Storm Debby which stalled over Columbia County in 2012 and drenched the area with 30 inches of rain, local officials estimated then. The brunt of Michaels impact here is expected to be felt Wednesday and Thursday, Morgan said. Based on a forecast from the National Weather Service in Jacksonville as of 8 a.m. Monday, Morgan said county residents can expect Michael to bring sustained tropical storm winds and hurricane-force gusts. Columbia County Emergency Management released an update later Monday afternoon, saying the wind speed is estimated to be between 39 and 73 miles per hour, with initial winds anticipated to arrive early Wednesday morning. Rain was expected to average two to three inches. Fortunately, weve been in a dry spell. So we have that to our advantage, Morgan said. Were hoping the rain just gets soaked up. Morgan wouldnt say whether he expects Michael will be severe enough to cause extensive property damage or worse. Each storm has its own personality, he said. Im going to withhold comment on that until after the fact. But Gov. Rick Scott on Monday called Hurricane Michael a monstrous and potentially deadly storm. Weve never seen a storm like this hit this (the Northwest) part of our state, Scott said after a briefing Monday afternoon at the Pasco County Emergency Operations Center in New Port Richey. Michael has the potential to be the strongest storm in the region since Hurricane Eloise swept across Bay County in September 1975 with 110 mph winds. Hurricane Opal carried 100 mph winds when it hit Pensacola Beach in October 1995. Hurricane Ivan made landfall near Gulf Shores, Ala., at 105 mph in September 2004. And Hurricane Dennis was at 105 mph when it hit Santa Rosa Island in July 2005. As of Monday, local offi cials were expecting the county to activate its Emergency Operations Center today. The Columbia County Commission called an emergency meeting for 11:15 a.m. today at the EOC building on Lake City Avenue. The county had not yet released any updates about emergency shelters as of 6 p.m. Monday. On Monday, county Public Works Director Kevin Kirby said he was organizing his staff into teams and assigning them zones to patrol and look for damage. We put a firm plan together, Kirby said. Hurricane Irma in September 2017 caused large-scale and long-lasting power outages, leaving neighborhoods without electricity for days or longer. City Public Works Director Thomas Henry said he drove around town Monday, checking to make sure storm drains were clear. Making sure were prepared, Henry said. A few people have put tree limbs or bags of lawn clippings or other debris on the roads or near curbs, Henry said, which can wash into storm drains and clog them up. Itd be a big help if they wouldnt do that, he said. The city has not yet discussed distributing sandbags, Henry said. Officials are keeping an eye on the storm to decide if that might be necessary. I got a bad feeling its going to do that one course and turn to the east, he said. And if it turns to the east, its By CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comAs Hurricane Michael approached Monday afternoon, the National Weather Services latest forecasts gave Columbia County a chance of showers and thunderstorms today, including a possible thunderstorm after noon. But the worst of the storm is expected to hit the county Wednesday and continue into Thursday. Todays daytime forecast is cloudy, with a high near 83 degrees. East winds are expected to range from seven to 13 miles per hour. The chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Tonight through early Wednesday morning, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mostly before 2 a.m. Its expected to be mostly cloudy during this window, with a low around 74 degrees. East winds should be around 7 mph. Tropical storm conditions are possible Wednesday, which has a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could produce heavy rain. During the day, the high should be near 89 degrees, with an 80 percent chance of precipitation. At night, it should be cloudy. The low should be around 74 degrees, with a 60 percent chance of precipitation. Shows are likely and a thunderstorm is possible Thursday. It should be cloudy during the day, with a high near 86 degrees and a 60 percent chance of precipitation. Thursday night has a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. It should be mostly cloudy, with a low around 68 degrees. MICHAELContinued From 1A Local emergency management officials released an update Monday afternoon, saying the wind speed is estimated to be between 39 and 73 miles per hour, with initial winds anticipated to arrive early Wednesday morning. STO RR M continued on 3A


car. She also stated that she would shoot me in the head, and also made threats of cutting my throat and pulling my tongue through the cut, the arresting officer stated in his report. She received a $11,000 bond on charges of threats to a public servant, plus possession of synthetic narcotics and paraphernalia, the report said.By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comCheek and Scott Drugs is hoping to add a whole new dimension to Columbia Countys healthcare picture. Monday, the local company held its official brick breaking ceremony at 4785 U.S. Highway 90. The site previously housed a branch of Columbia Bank. We went through a lot of preparation with Stephen Douglas with DMC construction and today begins a 13-week journey of renovating the old Columbia Bank building into the Cheek and Scott Premiere Healthcare Center, said Jeffrey Scott, president of Cheek and Scott Drugs Inc. The current Cheek and Scott facility, located in Stone Gate Plaza, will move into the repurposed bank building. Scott said the tentative plan is to open in January 2019. The building will be used for our healthcare center, Scott said. The excitement to us is that we want to provide functional medicine. In that we provide a traditional pharmacy, but also weight loss, essential oils and natural remedies, educational classes on diabetes and cooking. The services provided and the number of employees will increase as a result. For us this is part of the joy of people enjoying treatment, instead of enduring treatment, Scott said. Were extending services and we felt like this might be more convenient for our patients. We can introduce some state of the art things here. Eric Johnson, vice president and pharmacy manager of the Lake City Cheek and Scott location, said he is excited about the new facility. This is definitely the leading edge of healthcare, as far as a pharmacy is concerned, he said. Its a lot, and when you put it all under one roof, its pretty exciting. TUESDA Y, OC TT OB EE R 9, 2018 LOCAL L AA K EE CI TYTY R EE POR TETE R 3A 352-472-6032 1-800-TREES-00 AAA Budget Tree Service, Friend Us On 352-472-6187 1-888-ROOF-USA Friend Us On METAL ROOFING, LLC. 352-472-61871-888-ROOF-USAwww.gulfcoastmetalroof.comShingle & Flat Roong Commercial Roong www.gulfcoastmetalroof.comShingle & Re-Roof Flat & CommercialCCC1325497 Print & Copy Services | Blue Prints | Design | Signs | Vinyl | T-Shirts | Embroidery & moreLook For Our Booth at the Columbia County Fair Oct 26th Nov. 3rd!Come See Sheila or Shane!1034 SW Main Blvd. Lake City, FL 32025(Located between Etheridge Furniture & The Money Man!) 386.438.8374 | Construction/Debris Containers Available755-7060 Delivered to your job site today. Cheek & Scott Premiere Healthcare Center coming To be housed at former site of Columbia Bank on U.S. 90. TONY BRITT/Lake City Reporter EE ric Johnson (foreground), Cheek and SS cott DD rugs I nc. Lake City pharmacy manager, and Jeffrey SS cott Cheek and SS cott DD rugs I nc. president, use a sledgehammer and an axe to begin the demolition work at the companys newest site, a for mer bank building on West UU SS 90.recognized both of them, said Doherty, referring to Etheridge and her daughter Nancy Westberry, who picked Doherty up from Jacksonville International Airport. Doherty lived for a year with Etheridge and her daughters, Nancy, then a ninth-grader, and Tere Etheridge Hoechst. Tere was also a senior at CHS in the Class of It was as though she had never been away, said Betty Etheridge, now 90. A lifetime has passed since Doherty strolled the sidewalks of Lake City. One of her keepsakes from her time at CHS is a presidential physical fitness award signed by then President Richard M. Nixon, she said. In the meantime, Doherty has been married, and has children and grandchildren. She taught English and Portuguese at high schools and universities in Cordoba City, and lived for nearly a decade in Brazil. One of 10 students chosen for the American Field Service Exchange Student program, Doherty said the visit to Lake City was her first overseas trip stopping first in New York City before making her way south to Jacksonville 49 years ago. When I came down from the plane I said, Hi Mom, said Doherty. That was my new family. It was also how Doherty addressed Etheridge Monday at Etheridge Furniture off SW Main Boulevard. It was amazing, it was like a flash for me being there, you know, Doherty said. She arrived in Jacksonville again on Sept. 16. Since then shes met with former instructors and classmates to take walks down a memory lane that has changed little. Everything was recognizable Doherty said. I was glad. The only thing I insisted on was going downtown. Etheridge was glad to oblige, but on condition that Doherty start her walk closer to downtown than Doherty wanted. She wanted to walk from my house, Etheridge said. They settled on the VA Hospital. Were not used to taking the car that much, Doherty said, adding Cordoba City, as Argentinas second largest city, was heavily congested with traffic. Now Doherty has about two weeks left to soak in the sights and relive old times before returning to the hilly region of Argentina she calls home. VISITContinued From 1A going to come to us. Supt. Lex Carswell said he expected a decision on school closures would be made some time today. Parents will be contacted directly, and announcements will also be made through the newspaper, radio stations and social media, Carswell said. As of Monday afternoon, storm predictions kept changing, he said. Some people are telling me its not going to be that big of a deal, some people are telling me its a real big deal, Carswell said. Parts of the Suwannee Valley will start seeing an impact Tuesday evening, the Suwannee River Water Management District said Monday. The district issued an emergency order for Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Franklin, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor and Union counties. The order outlines response measures and eases regulatory guidelines to allow for the aid of emergency assistance to private citizens and local governmental entities, the announcement sates. Response measures include the use of pumps to move water across drainage basins, cleanup of drainage systems, repair of structures to prevent flooding and the creation of drainage systems to provide flood relief. Gov. Rick Scott on Monday warned residents of the Panhandle and the Big Bend region to seriously plan for the impact of the rapidly developing Hurricane Michael, which is expected to reach Florida by mid-week with maximum sustained winds of 100 mph. Scott said emergency officials are doing everything they can to get everybody ready. But, as Michael is expected to bring storm surge, rains, flash flooding and tornadoes, Scott said the storms northern speed through the Gulf of Mexico is different from hurricanes that have hit Florida the past couple of years. Scott asked for President Donald Trump to declare a pre-landfall emergency for 35 counties, including Columbia and Suwannee. As of Monday, Michael was expected to make landfall as a Category 3 hurricane in the Panhandle. The News Service of Florida contributed to this story. STORMContinued From 2A redacted in the report, were found inside the vehicle. They displayed nervous behaviors when a deputy approached, according to the report. Duncan had an active arrest in Georgia for violation of probation on a driving charge, but it advised in-state pickup only with no extradition. Duncan was previously stopped in August for an equipment violation. Deputies say they found less than 20 grams of marijuana in the vehicle that time, but no charges were filed. After Duncan and the second occupant stepped out of the vehicle Sunday, a deputy saw small bits of marijuana on the second occupants shirt, according to the report. Duncan had a small plastic bag containing meth in his sock, which he claimed he was holding for a friend, according to the report. The second occupant said he or she had just rolled a blunt, but the deputy hadnt found it yet then pointed out where it is. Due to the cooperation, he or she will not face charges, according to the report. Duncan was taken to jail without incident. POTContinued From 1A THREATSContinued From 1A


Watch out, stay calm, dont go the way of the French Revolution that replaced tyrants with worse tyrants, chopping off innocent heads by way of self-righteous evil. Thats what some might want to say to the #MeToo movement as it besmirched its truly noble objectives by some telling us that Brett Kavanaugh was guilty until he impossibly proves he isnt, that women never lie, that masculinity is toxic and that trusting old, white men is swimming with the sharks. Sexual assault is obviously an abomination that must be fought, and it was impossible not to sympathize with Kavanaughs accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, as she testified at a Senate hearing on national TV. She was clearly troubled, emotionally wrought, almost surely a victim of some horror at some time. But her story bounces all over the place and has no corroboration at all. None. Among those she said were at a party where attempted rape occurred was a best friend who gently says, well, no, she was never there, and there is almost unquestionably nothing there in some of the yarns of others who have lined up behind Dr. Ford. Nevertheless, when you turn on the TV or read an op-ed piece, theres almost always a #MeToo feminist saying a victim is a victim if she says she is a victim, that evidence is no more necessary than a bulldozer to lift a toothpick and that we must presume the guilt of the guy no matter what the filthy liar says. Tell that to Gregory Counts and VanDyke Perry, two men accused of kidnapping and rape by a woman who this year admitted she made it up after DNA tests proved as much. The thing is that Counts, arrested at age 19, had already spent 26 years in prison, and Perry, arrested at 21, had spent 11 years in prison. According to The New York Times, the womans testimony was inconsistent to begin with, and guess what. This kind of thing is not all that unusual, and meanwhile we have college campuses at which a male student can be expelled and have his life ruined without the refuge of due process if a female student has at him. While long denied equal rights, women in America seem to have been stronger than women almost anyplace else in the world. Alexis de Tocqueville, the great French philosopher who wrote about America in the early 19th century, is quoted as saying an American woman thinks for herself, speaks with freedom ... is full of reliance on her own strength, is neither timid nor ignorant, is happily bold and is always mistress of herself. Women did ultimately pursue their rights, too, did get the vote, still lost out in other arenas but kept pushing on to the point where now, as one example of advancement, they outnumber men in our colleges and universities. One thing they fought for in the 20th century was sexual equality with men. That gave us the sexual revolution, where many old norms were shoved aside, leading to freer sex hookup culture on campuses and to more male abuse. And so women tried to save themselves. While people have said the #MeToo movement is unlike anything before it, it isnt. There was a less flamboyant but still meaningful version in the 1990s, especially coming down on bosses taking advantage of employees until President Bill Clinton was exposed as a leader of the Casanova pack. Then many liberal feminists put politics before their central cause and defended his outrages, often asking critics, Havent you ever lied about sex? Interestingly, one analysis I ran across says the new #MeToo movement arose because his wife was defeated in her race for president by a man with Clintonesque depravities. With the public shaming of so many celebrities and others, the movement has probably already lessened threats to women, and thats good. But zealotry isnt good. It can breed assorted bigotries and lead to different kinds of abuses, societal unfairness, indecency, to a figurative guillotine that may not literally cut off heads but can cut off fundamental human rights for those ghastly creatures called men. OPINION Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding counties by Community Newspapers Inc. W e believe strong newspapers build strong communities -Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community -oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Jim Barr, Associate Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writer s name, address and telephone number for verification. W riters can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinions of the writers and not necessarily those of the Lake City Reporter. BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY F AX: (386) 752 -9400. BY EMAIL: Tuesday, October 9, 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 ANOTHER VIEW Dems need a good party cleansingDemocrats, at one time, at one President John F. Kennedy time, for instance, may have been able to make a sensible case for serving as a party that puts its people first, its country at the forefront, and its compass fixed directly on helping the downtrodden and forgotten of society. But those days are long gone. Look at the Democratic Party Platform of 1960, versus the Democratic Party Platform of 2016. On civil defense, the 1960 circa Dems were adamant, a strong and effective civil defense is an essential element. On far-left ideologies, to include communism, the Democrats of decades gone by wrote, To the rules of the Communist World: We believe your Communist ideology to be sterile, unsound, and doomed to failure. We believe that your children will reject the intellectual prison in which you seek to confine them, and that ultimately they will choose the eternal principles of freedom. The times, they have changed. The party of Barack Obama, the part of Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party of 2016 brought forth an altogether different kind of platform. Section One reads, Raise Incomes and Restore Economic Security for the Middle Class. Section Two: Create Good-Paying Jobs. Section Three: Fight for Economic Fairness and Against Inequality. And Section Four: Bring Americans Together and Remove Barriers to Opportunities, followed by the subheads of Guaranteeing Civil Rights, Guaranteeing Womens Rights, Guaranteeing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights, and Guaranteeing Rights for People with Disabilities. Its not until page 40 of the platform the Democrats of 2016 get around to addressing national defense, the military and the war on terrorism and then only in the most globally minded, social justice of manners. Democrats welcome and honor all Americans who want to serve and will continue to fight for their equal rights and recognition, the platforms A Strong Military section read. We are proud of the repeal of Dont Ask, Dont Tell and we commit ourselves to insuring fair treatment for LGBT veterans. What a switch a few decades brings. While good for Republicans and both polls and anecdotal evidence certainly show that even the more independent voters around the nation detest how Kavanaughs been treated by the left this far-left shift of the Democrats leading to thuggery in the streets is damaging to America as a whole, in the long-term. Simply put: A country run by chaos rather than law and order is a country slated to crumble. Even Democrats running high on political ambition ought to see the sense of returning to more constitutional times and adopting more measured, Founding Father-type principles. Democrats, for the good of the nation, need to scrub the radical elements from their midst and get back on board with putting America first. Its not just a campaign slogan, courtesy of President Donald Trump; putting America first is a basic constitutional principle that Democrats of yesteryear seemed to understand. Todays Democratic Party should revisit some of their past platforms and revise accordingly.Is #MeToo itself a threat?Its not distracted driving, its selfish drivingYou are on your way to work and waiting at a red light behind two other cars at an intersection. The light turns green, but the car at the front of the line just sits there, not moving. After 8 to 10 seconds, those behind the first car begin blowing their horns. Only then does the first car move. Meanwhile four other cars that have pulled up behind you cant reach the intersection before the light turns red again. Shortly afterward you get on an interstate that leads into the city and your place of employment. Traffic is heavy but moving along at the speed limit of 55 mph. Then you come upon a car in the left lane that is going at least 20 mph under the speed limit. It crawls along even though it is at least 15 empty car lengths behind the next car in that lane. Other cars coming up to this car in the fast lane try to move over to the right lane to get by it. Meanwhile the driver in this car is looking down at his lap much of the time, glancing up at the windshield every five seconds or so to check on the car in front of him. These are but two examples of what has been labeled distracted driving. However, the expression distracted driving is only a euphemism for selfish driving. In each case the drivers attention is not pulled away by something outside his immediate control, such as a sudden flash of lightning, an ambulance siren, an accident sitting on the left shoulder or a toddler crying in the back seat. No, in each case the driver deliberately chooses to look down and focus on his device, where he is texting and checking e-mails, even though doing this obstructs other drivers and increases the risk of an accident. So-called distracted driving is just one example of a pervasive problem on our roads today, namely disregard for the rights of others, including their safety. This disregard manifests itself in road rage incidents, tailgating, drivers who abruptly cut in front of cars in the next lane with little space between the two, and drivers who purchase loud turbo mufflers that purposely disturb the peace with ear-splitting howling that assaults the personal space of anyone within two to three blocks of the car (e.g. pedestrians, shoppers), including residents of homes near that street or highway. Studies conducted by the National Safety Council and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration since 2010 have shown that those who text while driving are at between 8 and 23 times greater risk of having an accident. This is not surprising. It takes an average of five seconds to read or send a text while driving, and at 55 mph a car travels 100 yards in five seconds, the entire length of a football field. As a result, in 2015, nearly 400,000 people nationwide were injured in crashes involving a distracted driver, and nearly 3,500 of them were killed. Lower speed limit not a panacea for traffic deaths Nonetheless, even with frequent messages in the media on the dangers of distracted driving, laws prohibiting texting while driving are not taken seriously and are not strictly enforced. Indeed, the internet communication resources that are now standard equipment on the dashboard of many new cars in 2018 cater to a drivers restless craving for an endless stream of digital stimuli throughout the day, even when behind the wheel. Safe, responsible driving is of secondary importance to the immediate gratification afforded by the on-board internet access portals in cars today. The widespread indifference to this problem resembles perceptions of drunken driving 50 years ago. Driving while intoxicated did not carry the same legal risks as is the case today, risks such as the likely revocation of ones license, stiff fines, even detention and incarceration. This was before the advent of Mothers Against Drunk Driving in 1980 and their successful national campaign to reform and strengthen drunk driving laws and their enforcement. A similar transformation is needed with respect to distracted driving. We are on a slippery slope. Unless we stop and reverse the trend toward increased digital addiction behind the wheel, one shudders to think what the new norm will be for driver behavior in five years. Washington Times Baltimore Sun Jay Ambrosespeaktojay@aol.comJay Ambrose is an op-ed columnist for Tribune News Service.


TUESDA Y, OC TT OB EE R 9, 2018 LOCAL L AA K EE CI TYTY R EE POR TETE R 5A TT o submit your calendar item, stop by the R eporter oce or email Robert Bridges at COMMUNITY CALENDAR ChasteenPhotoInk.comHaunted Tour prep work Lake City Columbia County Historical Museum event volunteers use mannequins as templates for ghosts made out of packing tape and other props during the Night at the Museum Haunted TT our Rehearsals and P rop Workshops last Monday. TT ours will take place F ridaySS atur day, Oct. 26-27, from 6:30-midnight at the museum located at 157 SESE Her nando AA ve DD own town Lake City. TT ickets are $5.TodayMedicare seminarAre you age 64 1/2 or older? The Lifestyle Enrichment Center of Lake City is sponsoring a Free NO sales Medicare Educational Seminar, Tuesday, October 9, 2018 from 5 6 p.m. The seminar will be moderated by Irv Crowetz of C/C and Associates Inc. Subjects covered will be: what you need to know about Medicare; When to enroll; What is covered in parts A,B,C,and D, is a supplement needed? We will answer questions using the VA.or not. We will review 2019 annual enrollment and the new open enrollment. We ask you only bring your questions. To RSVP call 386-755-3476 ext 107 or email Irv@ccandassoc.comColumbia Seed Library The Columbia Seed Library is open at the main library in Lake City on Tuesdays from 2 to 4 p.m. Volunteers are also on hand the first and third Tuesday of the month from 2 to 4 p.m. at the West Branch library located at 435 NW Hall of Fame Drive (off US Hwy 90 just West of I-75), and at the Fort White Library on Wednesdays from 2 to 4 p.m.Catholic CharitiesCatholic Charities of Lake City needs volunteers to operate our food pantry Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m until 11:30 a.m. 553 NW Railroad St, Lake City, FL 32055. (386)754-918Club registrationThe Boys Club of Columbia County is accepting registration for the fall session. All children ages 6-14 are eligible to attend. There are bus pickups from all elementary and middle schools. Fees for the session are $200. For more, call 386752-4184 or visit the club on Jones Way in Lake City.Golf cart drivers neededShands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center Auxiliary is seeking volunteer golf cart drivers. 4 hours per week. For more information, please call 386292-8000, ext. 21216.GeriActorsResidents are invited to join the Readers Theater Group on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the Lifestyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Court.WednesdayOlustee poster unveilingThe Blue Grey Army Inc. will unveil the 2019 Olustee Battle Festival poster at the Lake City Historical Museum, Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. Local artist Kelli Ronsonet will be present. The museum is located at 157 S. Hernando Street, Lake City, Florida. The event will conclude at 7:00 p.m. The public is invited along with members of the Blue Grey Army and friends of Kelli. Refreshments will be served.Lake City Newcomers meetOn Wednesday, October 10, at 11 a.m., our Lake City Newcomers Luncheon & Meeting will be at Eastside Village East on Baya Avenue, turn into Eastside Village and follow signs to clubhouse. Our October program will be the installation of officers and a silent auction. Please contact Joan Wilson at 386-438-8999 for more info.Al-Anon groupAn Al-Anon group meets at First Christian Church (403 W. Duval St., Lake City) at 6 p.m. on Mondays and 10 a.m. on Wednesdays. Newcomers group meets on Mondays at 5 p.m.Volunteers neededThe Christian Service Center is in search of vol unteers. The centers mis sion is to serve those in need in Columbia County thr ough Christian faith and resources. For more, call 386-755-1770.Volunteer at HavenHaven Hospice is current ly seeking volunteers for many tasks. No experience necessary To apply online visit www.beyourhaven. org/volunteer, stop by the office or an application can be mailed to you.Duplicate Bridge ClubLake City Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays at The Country Club at Lake City. All bridge enthusiasts are welcome. For more, call Dottie Rogers at 386-758-8606.Terrific TwosTerrific Twos, a library program for toddlers, is offered on   W ednesdays at 10:30 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library,   308 NW Columbia A ve. in downtown Lake City. For more information about the librarys childrens programs, call 386-758-2101.Seed Library in Fort WhiteThe Columbia Seed Lending Library is open at the main library in Lake City on Tuesdays from 2 to 4 p.m. The CCSL meets at the Fort White library on Wednesdays from 2 to 4 p.m. Volunteers are also on hand the first and third Tuesday of the month from 2 to 4 p.m. at the West Branch library located at 435 NW Hall of Fame Drive (off IS Hwy 90 just West of I-75). ThursdayDAR meetsThe Edward Rutledge Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its monthly meeting at 10:30 a.m. on October11 at St. James Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 2423 SW Bascom Norris Dr, Lake City. The speaker will be Chief Argatha Gilmore, who will be present a program on Women in American History. Visitors are always welcome.Forestry contestThis years District 3 FFA Forestry Contest is set for Thursday, October 11, at the Florida Gateway College, Pine Square Pavilion. Registration will begin at 8:10 a.m. with the awards ceremony ending by 2 p.m. District 3 counties include Dixie, Lafayette, Madison, Taylor, Columbia, Hamilton, Suwannee, Gilchrist, and Levy. For more call Doc Bloodworth at 386-243-6228.Volunteers neededCommunity Hospice and Palliative Care recently opened a new office at 163 SW Stonegate Terrace, Suite 105, Lake City. We are looking for volunteers to serve in several different capacities including: relief visits for our patients families, pet therapy, veteran pinning and clerical help.   V isit Volunteer. to learn more about our volunteer on-boarding process and to complete a volunteer application.Volunteers neededLake City Medical Center Auxiliary needs volunteers who have a heart to serve. The auxiliary need vol unteers for all positions. Those interested in par ticipating in the program may pick up an application at the Lake City Medical Center Gift Shop or the H2U office. For more, call 386-719-7713.Volunteers neededCommunity Hospice and Palliative Care recently opened a new office at 163 SW Stonegate Terrace, Suite 105, Lake City. We are looking for volunteers to serve in several different capacities including: relief visits for our patients families, pet therapy, veteran pinning and clerical help.   Visit our web site, Volunteer. to learn more about our volunteer on-boarding process and to complete a volunteer application.Preschool StorytimePreschool Storytime, a library program for fami lies with preschoolers, is held on Thursdays at 11 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library, at 308 NW Columbia Ave. in downtown Lake City. For more, call 386-758-2101.Bingo at Amer. LegionBingo games are offered every Sunday, Monday and Thursday at 6:45 p.m. at the American Legion Post 57, 2602 SW Main Blvd. in Lake City. There are three $250 jackpots each night. Quarter games are played at 3 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays. Refreshments are available at reasonable prices. For more, call 7527776.FridayCelebrate RecoveryDo you suffer from issues of anger, gambling, drugs, alcoholism? Dont let it get the best of you. Theres hope and help available! Come join us for Celebrate Recovery. Its a FREE Christian-based 12-step program available to you where you can make new friends and have fun while you learn how to face these issues. Coffee and snacks provided too! Meetings are on Friday nights at 7 p.m. at Hopeful Baptist Church in the G3 building. Or join our friends at New Life Outreach on Hwy 47 on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Questions? Call Steve Whitehead at 386-406-1729 or visit our Facebook page and dancing Dances are held each Friday night from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Lifestyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Court (behind Baya Pharmacy). $7 admission. Bring a dish or dessert to share. All proceeds benefit the center. Call 386-7550235 for more.Baby & Me Baby & Me, a library program for parents and babies, is held on   Fridays at 11 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library,   308 NW Columbia Ave. in downtown Lake City. For more infor mation about the librarys childrens pr ograms, call 386-758-2101.Volunteers neededCommunity Hospice and Palliative Care recently opened a new office at 163 SW Stonegate Terrace, Suite 105, Lake City. We are looking for volunteers to serve in several different capacities including: relief visits for our patients families, pet therapy, veteran pinning and clerical help.   Visit our web site, Volunteer. to learn more about our volunteer on-boarding process and to complete a volunteer application. OCTOBER 2, 2018 Lake City Surgery Center CONGRATULATIONS TO Lake City Surgery Center on their Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Voter registration deadline todayFrom staff reportsThe deadline to register to vote in time to participate in the coming midterm elections is here. Eligible voters in Florida have until today to register if they want to cast a ballot in the Nov. 6 midterms. Online registration takes a few minutes. The address is Applicants need to enter information from either a Florida drivers license or Florida ID card, as well as the last four digits of their Social Security number. In-person registration is done through the local election office. The Columbia County Supervisor of Elections is located at 971 W. Duval St. To register by mail, eligible voters can print out and complete the National Voter Registration Form, which must be sent to their local election office. The form, which must be postmarked by today, is available at the U.S. Election Assistance Commission website, Click the quick links tab in the top right and select NVRA form. Those who are under 18 but will be of voting age by midterms can pre-register. There will be two local school board races on the ballot in Columbia County. In School Board District 5, incumbent Stephanie Finnell will face challenger Hunter Peeler in a runoff. In School Board District 1, incumbent Danny Green will face challenger Narrie Smith in a runoff. On the state level, Republican Florida House District 10 nominee Chuck Brannan will face Democratic nominee Ronald Williams II and non-party-affiliated candidates Merrillee Malwitz Jipson and Fred Martin. There are several other races on the ballot, including contests for Florida governor and the U.S. House and Senate.


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Lake City Reporter SPORTS Tuesday, October 9, 2018 ww Section B Story ideas? Contact Eric Jackson or Jordan Kroeger754-0420 TIMBERWOLVES VS. TIGERS SATURDAY, 6 p.m. Just the beginning FGC basketball preparing for first season since 1995Photos by ERIC JACKSON/Lake City ReporterFGC guard Tay Cobb dunks the ball at the end of practice on Monday. Cobb formerly starred at Melbourne Central. By ERIC JACKSONejackson@lakecityreporter.comTwenty three long years have past since a basketball team took the floor at Florida Gateway College, leaving fans to wonder if the once-heralded program would ever come back. Their wishes have finally been answered the wait is over. The Timberwolves are set to begin their first campaign since 1995, with their first exhibition game coming against Edward Waters this weekend. FGC players have used the last couple months to get acclimated and familiar with college life. With official practices starting last week, the Timberwolves are in full-go for the season. Were still trying to get this transition down, FGC coach Charles Ruise said. Theres things that they did in high school that, at the college level, youre not going to be able to get away with. Now its more about paying attention to detail, executing and doing the things it takes to adjust to this level. Despite its first season in decades, FGC hopes to make some noise early on with the help of three former Columbia Tigers in big-man Jamel Jackson, David Morse and guard Trey Miller, who was the last addition to the 2018-2019 recruiting class. Jackson, Morse and Miller will be backed up by nine other freshman standouts in Kenny Brown Jr. (Palmetto), Diamond Smith (Gainesville), Jaiden Lee (Miami-Southridge), Elexpe Johnson (Wakulla), Bryan OBoyle (North Port), Jermaine Graham (Manatee), Caleb Johnson (Central), Tay Cobb (Melbourne Central) and Nathaniel Henderson (MiamiNorland). Ruise, a former guard at FGC, took over the reins at his alma mater in June after the school parted ways with ex-coach Kevin Fields. Ruise has worked quickly as he tries to impleSHELBY CONKLIN/Special to the ReporterColumbias Alex Jewett gasps for air during a butterfly heat in Mondays home meet. BAKER 104, SUWANNEE 47, CHS 37Seniors shine despite defeat From staff reportsColumbias swim team was defeated by Baker County (104-37) and Suwannee (47) in its senior night tri-meet on Monday. While the girls team finished third behind Suwannee and Baker County, the boys managed to take second behind only Baker County. Columbias boys 200-yard medley relay team (Evan Conklin, Brendan Short, Jacob Boone, Chandler Smith) took first place in their heat (1:52.10). Columbias Evan Conklin also took first place in the 200-yard freestyle while his sister Mackenzie Conklin won first in the same event and the 500-yard freestyle. Columbias swim team now gears up for districts which is in two weeks. 2018-2019 FGC basketball schedule Nov. 1 Away 9:00 PM Florida College Nov. 3 Home 7:00 PM Trinity College Nov. 7 Away 7:00 PM Florida State College of Jacksonville Nov. 10 Away 3:00 PM Andrew College Nov. 12 Home 7:00 PM Florida College Nov. 14 Home 7:00 PM Weber College Nov. 16 Home 7:00 PM ASA College Miami Nov. 17 Home 1:00 PM Indian River State College Nov. 26 Home 7:00 PM Andrew College Nov. 27 Away 7:00 PM Santa Fe College Nov. 30 Away 7:30 PM ASA College Miami Dec. 1 Away 2:00 PM Florida National Dec. 4 Home 7:00 PM Hillsborough Community College Dec. 6 Home 7:00 PM Albany Technical College Dec. 8 Away 4:00 PM Oxford College of Emory Dec. 14 Away 4:00 PM Johnson University Dec. 15 Home 2:00 PM Trinity College Dec. 19 Away 7:00 PM Hillsborough Community College Jan. 11 Away 7:00 PM Trinity College Jan. 12 Away 2:00 PM Pasco-Hernando State College Jan. 16 Home 7:00 PM Florida State College of Jacksonville Jan. 19 Home 2:00 PM Pasco-Hernando State College Jan. 21 Away 2:00 PM West Georgia Technical College Jan. 24 Away 7:00 PM Pasco-Hernando State College Jan. 26 Home 2:00 PM Pasco-Hernando State College Jan. 28 Home 7:00 PM Santa Fe College Feb. 7 Away 7:00 PM SCF Manatee Feb. 16 TBA 2:00 PM Pasco-Hernando State College (Playoff Game) March 4 9 Away TBA Regional TournamentMachado helps L.A. overpower AtlantaDODGERS 6, BRAVES 2WOLVES continued on 6BCHS swim team falls short in tri-meet on senior night.By PAUL NEWBERRYAssociated PressATLANTA When the Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their already power-packed lineup with slugging shortstop Manny Machado, this is just what they had in mind. Plenty of long balls. Another deep run in the postseason. Next stop, the NL Championship Series for the third year in a row. Machado drove in four runs three of them with a seventh-inning shot into the leftfield seats and the Dodgers finished off the Atlanta Braves with a 6-2 victory Monday in the NL Division Series. There are so many expectations put on him, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. We have a lot of good players, but I cant say enough about his focus and preparedness. Los Angeles took the best-of-five series 3-1 and advanced to face the Brewers. Game 1 is Friday night in Milwaukee. Coming off a tense victory in Game 3, the Baby Braves grabbed the lead on pinch-hitter Kurt Suzukis two-run single in the fourth. But David Freese, the 2011 World Series MVP with St. Louis, came through again in the postseason. He delivered a pinch-hit single in the sixth off Brad Brach, driving home Cody Bellinger and Yasiel Puig for a 3-2 lead. Machado finished off Atlanta in the seventh, launching a 1-2 pitch from rookie Chad Sobotka over the Dodgers bullpen his teams eighth homer of the series. A free-agent-to-be acquired from Baltimore in July, Machado also had a run-scoring double in the first. He had only three hits in the series, but two of them were homers, along with six RBIs. Im just sitting here enjoying everything, enjoying the ride, Machado said. Ryan Madson (1-0) earned the win by getting the final two outs in the fifth to escape a bases-loaded jam. The Braves final gasp came in the eighth, when Lucas Dudas drive into the second deck in right drifted foul with two on against Kenta Maeda. Duda flied out to end the inning, and Atlanta went down quietly in the ninth. The Dodgers celebrated briefly and posed for pictures in the middle of SunTrust Park, but NLDS continued on 6B B1


2B TUESDA Y, OCTOBER 9, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER TV LISTINGSToday COLLEGE FOOTBALL 8 p.m. ESPN2 Appalachian St. at Arkansas St. MLB BASEBALL 4:30 p.m. TBS AL Division Series, Game 4, Houston at Cleveland (if necessary) 8 p.m. TBS AL Division Series, Game 4, Boston at N.Y. Yankees NBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. NBA Preseason, Milwaukee at Oklahoma City 10:30 p.m. NBA Preseason, Denver at L.A. Clippers NHL HOCKEY 7 p.m. NBCSN San Jose at PhiladelphiaNFL STANDINGSAMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pc t PF PA New England 3 2 0 .600 133 108 Miami 3 2 0 .600 99 117 Buffalo 2 3 0 .400 63 118 N.Y. Jets 2 3 0 .400 123 105 South W L T Pc t PF PA T ennessee 3 2 0 .600 87 86 Jacksonville 3 2 0 .600 102 86 Houston 2 3 0 .400 115 124 Indianapolis 1 4 0 .200 118 138 North W L T Pc t PF PA C incinnati 4 1 0 .800 153 130 Baltimore 3 2 0 .600 132 77 Cleveland 2 2 1 .500 114 113 Pittsbur gh 2 2 1 .500 143 133 West W L T Pc t PF PA K ansas City 5 0 0 1.000 175 129 L.A. Char gers 3 2 0 .600 137 130 Den ver 2 3 0 .400 100 131 Oakland 1 4 0 .200 107 149 NATIONAL C ONFERENCE East W L T Pc t PF PA W ashington 2 1 0 .667 64 44 Dallas 2 3 0 .400 83 96 Philadelphia 2 3 0 .400 103 104 N.Y. Giants 1 4 0 .200 104 128 South W L T Pc t PF PA New Orleans 3 1 0 .750 137 121 Car olina 3 1 0 .750 104 91 Tampa Bay 2 2 0 .500 112 139 Atlan ta 1 4 0 .200 133 163 North W L T Pc t PF PA Chicago 3 1 0 .750 111 65 Minnesota 2 2 1 .500 113 131 Green Bay 2 2 1 .500 115 114 Detr oit 2 3 0 .400 125 137 West W L T Pc t PF PA L .A. Rams 5 0 0 1.000 173 98 Sea ttle 2 3 0 .400 116 114 Ar izona 1 4 0 .200 65 112 San Francisco 1 4 0 .200 118 146 Th ursdays Games New England 38, Indianapolis 24 Sundays Games Buffalo 13, Tennessee 12 Cincinnati 27, Miami 17 Pittsburgh 41, Atlanta 17 N.Y. Jets 34, Denver 16 Carolina 33, N.Y. Giants 31 Detroit 31, Green Bay 23 Kansas City 30, Jacksonville 14 Cleveland 12, Baltimore 9, OT L.A. Chargers 26, Oakland 10 Minnesota 23, Philadelphia 21 L.A. Rams 33, Seattle 31 Arizona 28, San Francisco 18 Houston 19, Dallas 16, OT Open: Tampa Bay, Chicago Mondays Games Washington at New Orleans, 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 Philadelphia at N.Y. Giants, 8:20 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14 Seattle vs Oakland at London, UK, 1 p.m. Chicago at Miami, 1 p.m. Indianapolis at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Buffalo at Houston, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at Atlanta, 1 p.m. Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. Arizona at Minnesota, 1 p.m. L.A. Chargers at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Carolina at Washington, 1 p.m. L.A. Rams at Denver, 4:05 p.m. Jacksonville at Dallas, 4:25 p.m. Baltimore at Tennessee, 4:25 p.m. Kansas City at New England, 8:20 p.m. Open: Detroit, New Orleans Monday, Oct. 15 San Francisco at Green Bay, 8:15 p.m.Postseason MLB GlanceWILD CARD Tuesday, Oct. 2: Colorado 2, Chicago 1, 13 innings Wednesday, Oct. 3: New York 7, Oakland 2 DIVISION SERIES (Best-of-5; x-if necessary) American League All Games on TBS Boston 1, New York 1 Friday, Oct. 5: Boston 5, New York 4 Saturday, Oct. 6: New York 6, Boston 2 Monday, Oct. 8: Boston (Eovaldi 6-7) at New York (Severino 19-8), 7:40 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9: Boston (Porcello 17-7) at New York (Sabathia 9-7), 8:07 p.m. x-Thursday, Oct. 11: New York at Boston, 7:40 p.m. Houston 2, Cleveland 0 Friday, Oct. 5: Houston 7, Cleveland 2 Saturday, Oct. 6: Houston 3, Cleveland 1 Monday, Oct. 8: Houston (Keuchel 12-11) at Cleveland (Clevinger 13-8), 1:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, Oct. 9: Houston at Cleveland, 4:35 p.m. x-Thursday, Oct. 11: Cleveland at Houston, 4:07 p.m. National League Milwaukee 3, Colorado 0 Thursday, Oct. 4: Milwaukee 3, Colorado 2, 10 innings Friday, Oct. 5: Milwaukee 4, Colorado 0 Sunday, Oct. 7: Milwaukee 6, at Colorado 0 Los Angeles 2, Atlanta 1 Thursday, Oct. 4: Los Angeles 6, Atlanta 0 Friday, Oct. 5: Los Angeles 3, Atlanta 0 Sunday, Oct. 7: Atlanta 6, Los Angeles 5 Monday, Oct. 8: Los Angeles at Atlanta, 4:30 p.m. (FS1) x-Wednesday, Oct. 10: Atlanta at Los Angeles (Kershaw 9-5), 8:07 p.m. (FS1) LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (Best-of-7, x-if necessary) American League All Games on TBS Saturday, Oct. 13: Cleveland-Houston winner at Boston or New York at Cleveland-Houston winner Sunday, Oct. 14: Cleveland-Houston winner at Boston or New York at Cleveland-Houston winner Tuesday, Oct. 16: Boston at ClevelandHouston winner or Cleveland-Houston winner at New York Wednesday, Oct. 17: Boston at Cleveland-Houston winner or Cleveland-Houston winner at New York x-Thursday, Oct. 18: Boston at Cleveland-Houston winner or Cleveland-Houston winner at New York x-Saturday, Oct. 20: Cleveland-Houston winner at Boston or New York at Cleveland-Houston winner x-Sunday, Oct. 21: Cleveland-Houston winner at Boston or New York at Cleveland-Houston winner National League Fox and FS1 Friday, Oct. 12: Atlanta-Los Angeles winner at Milwaukee Saturday, Oct. 13: Atlanta-Los Angeles winner at Milwaukee Monday, Oct. 15: Milwaukee at AtlantaLos Angeles winner Tuesday, Oct. 16: Milwaukee at AtlantaLos Angeles winner x-Wednesday, Oct. 17: Milwaukee at Atlanta-Los Angeles winner x-Friday, Oct. 19: Atlanta-Los Angeles winner at Milwaukee x-Saturday, Oct. 20: Atlanta-Los Angeles winner at Milwaukee WORLD SERIES (Best-of-7, x-if necessary) All Games on FOX Tuesday, Oct. 23: Wednesday, Oct. 24: Friday, Oct. 26: Saturday, Oct. 27: x-Sunday, Oct. 28: x-Tuesday, Oct. 30: x-Wednesday, Oct. 31: Jaguars placing Seferian-Jenkins, Grant on injured reserve JACKSONVILLE (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars are placing tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins and running back Corey Grant on injured reserve. Coach Doug Marrone says SeferianJenkins will have core muscle surgery but could return later in the season. Grant will miss the rest of the year with a foot injury. Seferian-Jenkins has 11 receptions for 90 yards and a touchdown. Grant has 13 carries for 40 yards to go along with nine receptions for 67 yards. The Jaguars (3-2) likely will add a running back this week since starter Leonard Fournette (hamstring) is unlike ly to play at Dallas on Sunday. Fournette has missed three games this season because of a strained right hamstring, leaving T.J. Yeldon to handle the bulk of the workload. Panthers goalie Luongo out 2-4 weeks with knee injury SUNRISE (AP) Florida Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo will miss two to four weeks with a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee. Coach Bob Boughner announced the injury Monday, adding Luongo will not need surgery. The Panthers placed Luongo on injured reserve Sunday after he left their season opener Saturday night. Luongo started 33 games for Florida last season and went 18-11-2 with a 2.47 goals-against average and .929 save percentage. He missed more than two months with a groin injury last season. The 39-year-old is signed through the 2021-22 season at a salary cap hit of $5.3 million. Florida recalled goalie Michael Hutchinson from Springfield of the American Hockey League and will lean on James Reimer in Luongos absence. Bougher says the Panthers are confident in Reimer because of his starting experience in the NHL. Neck injury ends playing career of Miami WR Ahmmon Richards CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Miami wide receiver Ahmmon Richards career is effectively over because of a disabling neck injury that will make playing foot ball a too high-risk proposition for him going forward. Miami announced the news Sunday, without revealing the exact nature of the injury or how it happened. The announcement came one day after the 16th-ranked Hurricanes rallied to win their annual rivalry game with Florida State. Richards spent that game on the side line, jumping and celebrating with teammates as Miami pulled off its biggest comeback win since 2003. That will be his role going forward. Richards career ends with 74 catches for 1,382 yards and six touchdowns. Im extremely appreciative of the universitys athletic training and medical staffs for diagnosing this injury, and to the football coaches and staff for always putting my health first, Richards said.LOCAL PREP ROUNDUPFort Whites volleyball team defeated Hamilton County in five sets (25-18, 25-17, 23-25, 23-25, 15-9) on Monday night. Paige Dinges led the team with 16 kills in the win. Columbias volleyball team defeated Bradford on the road Monday. The Lady Tigers won in four sets. The full scores were not reported to the Reporter. Columbia girls return home to host Eastside tonight at 5 p.m. SCOREBOARD TUESDAY EVENING OCTOBER 9, 2018 Comcast Dish DirecTV6 PM6:307 PM7:308 PM8:309 PM9:3010 PM10:3011 PM11:30 3-ABC 3 -TV20 NewsABC World NewsEnt. TonightInside Edition (N) 2018 American Music Awards The annual ceremony honors musicians. (N) (Live) News at 11 Jimmy Kimmel Live 4-IND 4 4 4News4JAX at 6PMNews4JAXEnt. TonightInside Edition (N) Last Man Standingblackish Big Bang TheoryBig Bang TheoryThe 10 OClock News (N) News4JAX(:35) DailyMailTV 5-PBS 5 -DW NewsNightly BusinessPBS NewsHour (N) The Great American Read (N) American Experience The Circus The traveling tented railroad circus. (N) BBC NewsNightly Business 7-CBS 7 47 47Action News JaxCBS Evening NewsJudge Judy (N) Family Feud (N) NCIS Boom (N) (DVS) FBI The murders of 18 young women. 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LAKE CIT Y REPOR TER ADVICE & COMICS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2018 3B DEAR ABBY: I have been married for 30 years. Although my husband and I are both positive people, we have not had a happy marriage. He leads the life of a bachelor, including sex with other women and unilateral decision-making. Hes outgoing, generous and well-liked. Im a home body who often feels lonely and rejected. Outsiders would be sur prised at the true nature of our relationship. W e have been to counseling, but it didnt help. Why do I stay in this marriage? Whats wrong with me? Are there others like me? -INCREDULOUS IN INDIANA DEAR INCREDULOUS: You wouldnt have stayed married to your husband if you didnt derive some benefit from it. Because counseling didnt change the dynamic between you and your husband doesnt mean you shouldnt have some independently. Your problem may be lack of self-esteem or fear of being alone, a problem shared by many women in dysfunctional marriages. If youre sincere about finding the answers to your questions, they await you in the office of a licensed therapist. DEAR ABBY: My older sister recently passed away after a 22-year battle with lupus. She beat the odds for so long, and even gave us the miracle that is her son. Logically, I understand that medically there was nothing left the doctors could do, but emotionally I feel like I killed her because I went along with the doctors. Is it normal to feel this guilt? I have nightmar es every night now because I hear her last words. I see how she was both on and off life support. When I make myself eat, I overeat. But honestly, I could easily go back to never eating like I did before. Is all of this normal for the grief process? -FEELING GUILTY IN OREGON DEAR FEELING GUIL TY: Yes, what youre experiencing is normal -to a degree. However, if the nightmares and feelings of guilt persist, discuss them with a grief counselor or a religious adviser. You alluded to having gone along with the doctors. If by that you mean you agreed that your sister should r eceive palliative care at the end, you did her a favor, not a disservice. DEAR ABBY: I dated this woman for almost a year. It ended when she gave me an ultimatum: convert to her religion or walk. She is Pentecostal, and I am Catholic. W e are both deeply rooted to our own churches. A few months have gone by. She still has deep feelings for me, but I dont know if I feel the same way because of her ultimatum. One of us must convert or we wont be able to move forward. What should I do? -CONVERTING IN THE SOUTH DEAR CONVERTING: Because you are deeply rooted in your Catholicism and no longer sure you feel the same way about her, let her go so she can find a good Pentecostal husband. Religion is something a person must believe in, not switch to please someone else. Abigail Van Opposites share long marriage despite leading separate lives DILBERT BABY BLUES BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD CLASSIC PEANUTS DEAR ABBY HOROSCOPES | THE LAST WORD BY EUGENIA LAST ARIES (March 21-April 19): Fight fire with fire. Intensity coupled with strong beliefs will overpower anyone trying to stand in your way. Plan your actions and execute them with precision to get the results you want. A steady pace will lead to positive changes. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Youll be faced with all sorts of options that will require you to be accurate. Dealing with matters that concern co-workers, employers, or government, financial or medical institutions will require consistency. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Step up and offer to help others. Taking on tasks that allow you to show your strengths will have an impact on others. Some will be jealous of what you have accomplished, and others will offer suggestions that will help further your goals. CANCER (June 21-July 22): Keep an open mind. If you are angry or upset, a decision you make will lead to regret. Back up and rethink your strategy carefully before you proceed. Concentrate on personal gains that will enhance your life. Romance is encouraged. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Think about the outcome before you make a move. Its in your power to choose the right thing to do. Live up to your promises, and youll avoid being called out by someone who is counting on you. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Taking a serious step in a direction that encourages personal stability will give you a closer look at the path you should pursue. Improvements to the way you live will also lead to friendships that are beneficial. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): A positive change to the way you handle your money, health and relationships with others will give you a burst of energy and ease your stress. Dont let anyone criticize or take away from what youve accomplished. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Be careful while traveling or dealing with someone who tends to be argumentative. Stay focused on the changes you want to make and the people who have helped you in the past. Dont share your personal secrets, or rumors will spread quickly. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Youve got more going for you than you realize. Call in favors and make plans that will encourage greater prosperity. Taking care of someone elses affairs will be time-consuming but can serve as a reminder of how to conduct your own more efficiently. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Dont trust what others tell you. If you want the facts, go to the source. Changes based on an assumption will lead to regret. An unusual opportunity should be taken advantage of if you feel its in your best interest. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): There is money to be made. Go over your personal investments or check out an opportunity that interests you. Negotiations will lead to unexpected benefits if you handle matters on your own. Say no to any sort of indulgent behavior. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Take a broader look at whats going on. Consider whats true before getting involved in a joint venture. Stick to what you know and do best instead of partnering with someone you know little about. Oct. 9: R&B singer Nona Hendryx is 74. Singer Jackson Browne is 70. Actor Gary Frank is 68. Actor Robert Wuhl is 67. TV personality Sharon Osbourne is 66. Actor Tony Shalhoub is 65. Accordion player James Fearnley is 64. Actor Scott Bakula is 64. Actor John OHurley is 64. Actor Michael Pare is 60.CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS Write Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.


Classied Department 755-5440 LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2018 5B rrf ntbtfCLASSIFIEDttt5B Buy It Sell It Find It Lake City ReporterCLASSIFIEDS 35 ACRES in McAlpin FL. Clea r & Fenced, 50X100 Steel Barn Great for farming or cattle Call Ada 305-608-5759 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS100918 3/2 in Mayfair, split floor plan, open kit to living area $194,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS101146 2/1.5 w/many updates, multiple rooms w/lake views, $229,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS101204 4/ 3 fam rm w/FP, breakfast nook, formal living & dining rooms, $269,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS101355 3/2 split plan w/front entry garage, open kit to living area, granite tops $194,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS102077 4/ 3 2-story w/many updates, enjo y "park like" backyard from the deck. $379,000 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS102103 3/2 on 18th hole of golf course, screened porch & deck, fenced yard $174,900 Brannon Real Estate 868-3366 MLS101496 $358,000 3/2 in Russwood S/D w/extra 1/1 MIL Suite w/never been used appliances, in-ground 12x8 pool Brannon Real Estate 868-3366 MLS101501 $198,400 3/2 close to town, 6' privacy fence, 12'x24' metal covered shed w/roll-up door, ramp entry. Brannon Real Estate 868-3366 MLS101836 $269,000 4/2 open concept plan, spacious kit, 20x24 wrkshp attached to 2 ca r garage. 15k flooring allowance Brannon Real Estate 868-3366 MLS101923 $289,000 4/3 on over 10ac, 2 master suites, main master features dbl entr y doors, lg custom designed kit. Brannon Real Estate 868-3366 MLS102193 $300,730 Beautiful 88.45 gently rolling acres w/4 y r old longleaf pines Brannon Real Estate 868-3366 MLS99615 $150,395 Nearly 52 ac in Wellborn w/creek, property on both sides of a paved road. Sellers are motivated. Daniel Crapps Agency 7555110 MLS100679 Magnificen t details are evident thru-out this gorgeous 3/3 Lakefront home on 3.07ac $389,900 Daniel Crapps Agency 7555110 MLS101935 Character & Charm in this 6/3 2-story home w/Com Gen Zoning $199,500 Daniel Crapps Agency 7555110 MLS102178 $165,000 2story furnished Cypress-buil t home on 2.3 ac w/newer deck on back & screened front porch Daniel Crapps Agency 7555110 MLS98759 $39,900 Wellborn area 2/1 well-maintain mfg home w/paved rd frontage just south of US 90 on 3/4 ac. Daniel Crapps Agency 7555110 MLS100986 69+ acres w/paved road frontage jus t North of Lake City, easy access to I-10 $250,200 Daniel Crapps Agency 7555110 MLS101681 $39,500 each (2) 5ac tracts on oak lined 172nd St w/planted pines in 2011 great investment. 1/2 to 5 acre lots; owner financing. some with w/s/pp Deas Bullard/BKL Properties 386-752-4339 United Country, Dicks Realt y 752-8585 MLS102008 3/2 in Mayfair S/D w/split plan, screened back patio w/fenced yard $179,900 United Country, Dicks Realt y 752-8585 MLS102147 3/2 bric k w/metal roof, garage, lg screened patio & pool on 1ac, & workshop $299,000 United Country, Dicks Realt y 752-8585 MLS102217 3/2 in heart of LC, next to parks, post office, restaurants, churches and more $59,760 Starting at $ 625/mo, tile floors, fresh paint. Great Area. Call ( 386 ) 752-9626 2BR/1BA upstairs, CH/A, no pets, convenient location, $600/mo + sec dep, 211 SW Knox St, 386-752-6686 Five Ash Forest, Lake City's premier 55 plus manufactured home community. 752-7207 Lo t lease includes water, sewer, garbage & lawn maintenance. Hallmark Real Estate Anita Tonetti 697-3780 MLS101513 4BR home on fenced acre, lg garage w/carport, A/C replaced 2 yrs ago. $123,900 Hallmark Real Estate Tayna Shaffer 397-4766 MLS101775 3/2, tiled floors, FP, French doors, screened porch on lg lo t $135,000 Hallmark Real Estate Ginge r Parker 365-2135 MLS101939 $115,000 2BR on Lake DeSoto w/original hardwood floors & FP, large rooms Hallmark Real Estate Rob Edwards 965-0763 MLS102201 3/2 on 5.17 ac in country, gas FP, lg 30x40 pole barn and so much more $249,000 Hallmark Real Estate Rob Edwards 965-0763 MLS102211 40 acres w/6 acre spring fed lake w/trophy bass, 2/1 bldg & additional buildings Hallmark Real Estate Jay Nash 269-2581 MLS102143 9.50 ac outside of Live Oak near US90 & I-10, ready to be developed $65,000 Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty Sabrina Suggs 854-068 6 MLS95057 $229,000 4/3 Open floor plan & private master ste, all on 1 floor, great location. Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS100873 Lakefront at Timber Lake 4/2.5 galley style kit, Fla rm w/lg windows, wood deck $269,900 Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS100962 3/2 in cul de sac, open plan w/backyard entertainment area, 2 new tiered decks $248,700 Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS101145 3/2 brick, screened room to saltwater pool, 24x36 barn workshop, greenhouse chicken coop Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS101810 3/2 mfg on 5.07ac, needs some TLC, gorgeous property w/lg farm shelter, rental for 4yrs Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS102032 3/2, privacy fence around bac k yard, 8x10 shed, 10x12 bac k deck, partially furnished. 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. Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS101517 $249,000 3/3 river home, over-sized grea t rm, spacious master, open kit, screened porch Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS101843 $115,000 3/1.5, newer wood laminate flooring, 2 sheds, newer metal roof, enclosed carport. Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS101894 $249,900 4/2, open kit w/eat-in bar, lg master w/over-sized bath w/separate shower & tub Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS101919 $119,900 Remodeled 3/2 w/open plan, FP, extra lg rooms, huge closets & tons of storage. Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS101963 $229,000 3/2 in country setting, great rm w/FP master w/garden tub, tiled shower & dbl vanities. Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS101946 $39,900 Gorgeous lot in river community, mostly wooded, cleared driveway, cleared area for homesite 4.5 acres on Lake Jeffrey Rd, gorgeous oaks, great area, site built homes only. Owner Financing! NO DOWN! $49,900. $513/mo 352-215-1018. 6500sf warehouse, 1000sf AC office/retail, 2 lg roll-up doors, 20608 CR 49, O'Brien 352-2151018 Owner financing $159,900 $5k down $1360/mo Poole Realty Anita Handy 2085877 MLS100850 $137,500 3/3 not far from town, 3 public rooms that could be converted to bedrooms. Poole Realty Kellie Shirah 2083847 MLS101864 $262,000 4/2.5 just outside Live Oak, spacious master w/whirlpool tub, separate shower & walk-in closet w/custom shelving Poole Realty Katy Yanoss y 688-0654 MLS101780 $89,000 40 acres in Madison Co.,easy access to I-10 & Hwy 90, 150 pecan trees around perimeter. Poole Realty David Mince y 590-0157 MLS99648 30 ac parcel on Suwannee River, private, peace & quiet, lots of nature, High elevations $360,000 Poole Realty Ronnie Poole 208-3175 MLS100827 Prime location next to post office in Live Oak, currently rented month to month. $200,000 Poole Realty Vicki Prickitt 5901402 MLS99505 $350,000 Great opportunity, 4 rented units, bldg has been updated, new acrylic roof Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS101464 3/2, in The Reserve at Jewel Lake, $189,440 Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS101806 3/3 on 5ac in Rose Creek abou t 3000 sf $369,900 Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS99447 5/3 on 5ac 1280sf workshop, stone patio w/FP $367,500 Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS99455 $189,440 Reserve at Jewel Lake, community dock. Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS101669 $52,000 5 ac lot ready to build in Meadow Wood S/D Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS94358 $39,900 3.7ac on cul-de-sac in High Pointe Farms. Windsong ApartmentsWe offer 1, 2, & 3 BR's Apply On-Line!windsong-apartmentliving.com386-758-8455 COURTESY PHOTOSMother and son bondingColumbia High cross country runner Alex McCollum and his mother Michelle McCollum Richards took high honors this past weekend at the 2018 Disney Cross Country Classic held at Disney Wide World of Sports. McCollum placed in the top-50 of the Elite Boys High School 5k Race on Saturday with a time of 18:25, while Richards took 3rd place overall Female in the Disney Open 5k Friday evening. Both athletes are members of the Team Florida Track Club. Alex McCollum (right) and his mother Michelle McCollum Richards are pictured. From staff reportsCountry Club at Lake City had 33 players that played in the Club Championship on September 29th and 30th. Steve Smithy is the Gross Club Champion with a 74-76=150. Corey Bannister is the Net Club Champion with a 71-67=138. Nick Slay came in second with a 73-74=147. Cory DePratter came in third with a 74-76=150. Bruce Gibson is the Senior Gross Club Champion with an 80-80=160. Dave Mehl is the Senior Net Club Champion with a 73-75=148. Mark Hull came in second with a 78-71=149. Noidrie Moses is the Super Senior Gross Club Champion with a 77-87=164 and Eddy Brown is the Super Senior Net Club Champion with a 75-66=141. Saturday Skins winners were: Zach Shaw #1, Mike Jacobs #2, Terry Hunter #5 and #15, Jim Carr #8, Steve Smithy #10 and Dave Mehl #17. Sunday Skins win ners were: Shayne Edge #1, Mike McCranie #2, Bruce Gibson #8 and #13, Terry Hunter #15 and Steve Patterson #17. The Saturday Blitz costs $15 plus cart fee and is open to anyone but you must tee off by 9:30 am. Just call the pro shop to make a tee time. The Sunday Blitz cost $20 plus cart fee and is open to anyone and you can tee off at anytime. Cathy Steen won the LGA Throw Out 2on October 2nd with a 61. Velma Morton and Peggy Radcliffe tied for second with a 62. There was no chip-ins. The LGA plays every Tuesday starting at 9:00 am. Country Club at Lake City had 16 players that played in the Wednesday Blitz on October 3rd. Eddy Brown came in first with a +10. Nate Bass came in second with a +8. Steve Thomas and Charles Timmons tied for third with a +4. Skin winners were: Cory DePratter #2, Steve Thomas #3 and #9, Eddy Brown #4, Mike Jacobs #10 and Bud Johnson #13. The Pot Hole was #11 and there were no birdies; therefore the Pot worth $92 carries over to Wednesday. The Wednesday Blitz costs $13 (plus optional pot) plus cart fee and is open to anyone and you can tee off at anytime. Just call the pro shop to make a tee time. The Good Old Boys Match 1 Dennis Hendershott, Howard Whitaker, Steve Peters and Dan Stephens 7, Jerry West, Rhea Hart, Bob Hiers and Bill Rogers 5, Bob Wheary, Jim McGriff, Steve Crane, Randy Register and Jim Stevens 2. Good Scores were: Jerry West 75 (36-39), Dennis Hendershott 76 (40-36), Bob Wheary 78 (39-39), Dan Stephens 78 (38-40) and Steve Peters 79 (4039). UPCOMING: Oct 9 Gator League Oct 16 High School Districts Oct 20-21 THE ROUNTREE Oct 23 High School Regionals Nov 2 Friday Night Dinner Nov 2 Moon Golf from the COUNTRY CLUB from theAT LAKE CITY B5


6B TUESDA Y, OCTOBER 9, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER ment his system with players he inherited from Fields. The former Baker County High School coach says the Timberwolves are locked in right now. It wasnt tough at all, he said of the transition. Once I finally got a chance to meet all the kids, it was a [great] response. The way they received myself and the program that I was presenting to them, its been a great transition. They bought in right away. Ruise says it helps that him and his entire coaching staff all played at FGC. With that, the players are getting a first-hand account of what it takes to be a Timberwolf. This first recruiting class in 23 years looks to restore the glory FGCs basketball team once had a program that hoisted the national title in 1970. Ruise, though, says recapturing that prominence wont happen overnight or even in one season. I dont want to beat them down with that, he said of the past accolades. I just want them to understand the expectation of our work ethic, thats what really represents what was established here in the past. There was guys who played with blood, sweat and tears and really put it in. So if we can come out in that fashion, and do what were supposed to do, I think well represent what this program is all about. WOLVESContinued From 1Bthey have much bigger goals. Los Angeles is seeking its first World Series title since 1988. We all know that theres a lot more work to be done, Robert said. We have eight more wins to go. Atlantas return to the postseason for the first time since 2013 yielded a familiar result. The Braves have lost nine straight playoff appearances, their last victory coming 17 long years ago against a team that is no longer in the National League. Since a sweep of Houston Astros in the 2001 NL Division Series, October has been a month of misery for the Braves. Getting back to the playoffs ahead of schedule after a massive rebuild, Atlanta simply didnt have the experience, depth or power to stick with the power-packed Dodgers. Los Angeles had a franchise-record 235 homers during the regular season and hit eight more against the Braves, accounting for 14 of its 20 runs. Theyre a very powerful team, Braves manager Brian Snitker said. Its what theyve done all year is hit home runs. Were not built like that yet. Los Angeles also benefited from some shaky Atlanta defense during its go-ahead inning. Puig kept the sixth going with a popup down the line off Jonny Venters (0-1) that fell between second baseman Ozzie Albies and right fielder Nick Markakis. Puig stole second without drawing a throw and came home when backup shortstop Charlie Culberson failed to knock down Freeses sharp grounder up the middle. A super sub during the regular season, Culberson had to start in the playoffs because of an injury to regular Dansby Swanson. NLDSContinued From 1BPhotos by SHELBY CONKLIN/Special to the ReporterSenior night funColumbias Chandler Smith takes a breath during a butterfly heat. Columbias seniors were recognized during Mondays tri-meet. Columbias Megan Staten in action during a relay heat. B6