Lake City ReporterTHURSDAY, OC TT OBER 1 1, 2018 | YY OUR COMMUNI TYT Y NE W SS P AA PER SS INCE 1874 | $1.00 L AA KECI TYT Y REPOR TT ER.C OM CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 F ax: 752-9400 Vol. 143, No. 399 TODAYS WEATHER Obituaries . . . . . . 3 AA Opinion . . . . . . 4 AA Puzzles . . . . . . . 2B AA dvice & C omics . . 3B 90 63Partly cloudy City looks to weed out defendants in election lawsuit, Story below + PLUS >>Tigers prep for Atlantic CoastFOOTBALL SS ee Page 6A READING NIGHT AA t SS ummers Elemen tary, 5 AA ATTENTION READERSHome delivery of the Lake City Reporter may be delayed due to Hurricane Michael. Thanks in advance for your patience.Storm slams coast with 155 mph blastBy CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comIn a civil suit mounted to nullify the results of the Lake City Council District 10 race, the city is seeking to narrow down the lengthy list of defendants. The lawsuit was mounted by Vanessa George, who lost to incumbent Eugene Jefferson during the Aug. 28 primary. It names as defendants Jefferson, both as an individual and in his official capacity as a City Council member, and council members Melinda Moses, Stephen Witt, Jake Hill and George Ward in their official capacities only. The lawsuit also names as defendants the City Council itself, the city as a whole, the Columbia County Canvassing Board, and each canvassing board member in their official capacities. The city filed a motion on Oct. 3 to dismiss from the lawsuit specific council members in their official capacities and the council as an entity unto itself, arguing its redundant to include the council and each member when the city is party to the litigation. Jefferson would still be party to the suit, since he is the only council member to be targeted both as an individual and as an official. Aside from George, numerous other individuals are listed as plaintiffs in the suit. In a response also filed Oct. 3, the city denied all substantive claims made in City looks to weed out defendants in election lawsuit SUIT continued on 2AMichael takes aim at local economy Hotels full but restaurants, stores close in anticipation of storms bruising impact. By CARL MCKINNEY and COREY ARWOODLake City hadnt felt the physical wrath of Hurricane Michael by Wednesday afternoon, but the storm did impact the town economically. One hotel had to turn away evacuees due to an influx of line workers renting rooms, while other local businesses shut down as Lake City became host to scores of utility trucks. Walmart closed its doors to customers Wednesday, but the parking lot was a staging ground for OSR, a power line contractor with workers from multiple states. A group of line workers waited for orders beside a truck late in the morning, hours after arriving at a local hotel. Im from Arkansas, one of the men said. Where yall from? Mississippi, two shouted back. Florida Power and Light turned the Columbia County Fair Grounds into a staging ground for power-recovery operations, bringing a steady flurry of activity as utility trucks left in teams. FPL spokesperson Bill Orlove said there was a total 1,0350 line workers and contractors gathered there. At the Holiday Inn off U.S. Highway 90, about half the occupied rooms were taken by line workers, said the hotels general manager, Rod Butler. Weve had to turn away some evacuees, referred GERALD HERBERT/ AA P Photo AA storm chaser climbs into his vehicle during the eye of Hurricane Michael to retr ieve equipment after a hotel canopy collapsed in Panama City Beach on Wednesday. Record-breakng hurricane crashes into Panhandle.Associated PressPANAMA CITY Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday with potentially catastrophic winds of 155 mph, the most powerful hurricane to hit the U.S. mainland in nearly 50 years. Michael blew ashore near Mexico Beach, a tourist town about midway along the Panhandle, a lightly populated, 200-mile stretch of white-sand beach resorts, fishing towns and military bases. Its winds roaring, it battered the coastline with sideways-blown rain, powerful gusts and crashing waves. It swamped streets, bent trees, stripped away limbs and leaves, knocked out power, shredded awnings and sent other building debris flying. Explosions apparently caused by blown transformers could be heard. The window to evacu ate has come to a close, Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator Brock Long said. The meteorological brute quickly sprang from a weekend tropical depression, becoming a furious Category 4 by early Wednesday, up from a Category 2 less than a day earlier. It was the most powerful hurricane on record to hit the Panhandle. Ive had to take antacids Im so sick to my stomach today because of this impending catastrophe, National Hurricane Center scientist Eric Blake tweeted as the storm drawing energy from the Gulfs unusually warm, 84-degree water grew more scary. Based on its internal barometric pressure, Michael was the most powerful hurricane to blow ashore on the U.S. mainland since Camille in 1969. Based Weve had to turn away some evacuees, referred them to either west Jacksonville or Gainesville, said Holiday Inn general manager Rod Butler. STORM continued on 2A GERALD HERBERT/ AA P PhotoEmily Hindle lies on the floor at an evacuation shelter set up at Rutherford High SS chool in Panama C ity Beach on Wednesday. IMPACT continued on 3AJIM DAMASKE/ TT ampa Bay TT imes via AA PHigh tide from offshore Hurricane Michael creeps up into the SS ponge DD ocks in TT arpon SS pr ings on Wednsesday. CARL MCKINNEY/Lake City ReporterRet TT ompkins of the Columbia C ounty Fire DD epartmen t, and Kimberly AA llen of Cen tury AA mbulance keep an ey e on Hurricane Michael from the countys Emergency Operations Center. COREY ARWOOD/Lake City Reporter SS amuel Robinson with Columbia C ounty Public Works DD epartmen t loads sandbags into Lake City resident Bob SS mith s pickup Wednesday. A3
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Georges attorney filed the lawsuit in early September, laying out three main reasons for nullifying the results of the District 10 race. The first reason, according to the lawsuit, is the city is required by its own charter to conduct its elections, but instead allows them to be administered by the Columbia County Supervisor of Elections. The suit also contends that the city must have its own qualifying period for candidates, but it currently uses the same one as the county. The countys qualifying period was June 18 through June 22, but the lawsuit argues it should have been July 9 through July 13, in accordance with the charter. Finally, the lawsuit asserts that the race should be nullified due to absentee ballot fraud. In August, the Third Circuit State Attorneys Office launched an election fraud investigation after a District 10 voter filled a complaint alleging Eugene Jeffersons wife, Betty Jefferson, confronted her with an improperly obtained absentee ballot and asked the voter to check the box for Jefferson. Compared to races in other city and county elections, the ratio of absentee ballots to polling-place votes was unusually high, said Third Circuit State Attorney Jeff Siegmeister. Jefferson won with 360 votes to Georges 339. The incumbents victory came through 249 mail-in votes, 70 early votes and 41 election-day votes. George had 98 mail-in votes, 121 early votes and 120 election-day votes. The complaint that sparked the probe came from Gladnell Jackson, 73, whose great nephew, Sylvester Warren, is in a relationship with candidate George. Jackson alleges she was walking to her house when Betty Jefferson approached her on the street. They went back to Jeffersons vehicle, where the candidates wife pulled out an absentee ballot with the 73-year-olds name printed on it, Jackson alleges. Jefferson asked her to sign the ballot and vote for her husband, Jackson alleges. Jackson has never requested an absentee ballot and always votes at her polling place, she told authorities and the Lake City Reporter. LAWSUITContinued From 1A on wind speed, it was the fourth-strongest, behind Andrew in 1992, Camille, and the biggest one of all, an unnamed 1935 Labor Day storm that had winds of 184 mph (296 kph). More than 375,000 people up and down the Gulf Coast were urged to evacuate as Michael closed in. But emergency authorities lamented that many people ignored the warnings and seemed to think they could ride it out. While it might be their constitutional right to be an idiot, its not their right to endanger everyone else! Walton county Sheriff Michael Adkinson tweeted. Diane Farris, 57, and her son walked to a high school-turned-shelter near their home in Panama City to find about 1,100 people crammed into a space meant for about half as many. Neither she nor her son had any way to communicate because their lone cellphone got wet and quit working. Im worried about my daughter and grandbaby. I dont know where they are. You know, thats hard, she said, choking back tears. Hurricane-force winds extended up to 45 miles (75 kilometers) from Michaels center. Forecasters said rainfall could reach up to a foot (30 centimeters), and the life-threatening storm surge could swell to 14 feet (4 meters). The storm appeared to be so powerful that it is expected to remain a hurricane as it moves over Georgia early Thursday. Forecasters said it will unleash damaging wind and rain all the way into the Carolinas, which are still recovering from Hurricane Florences epic flooding. Meteorologists watched satellite imagery in complete awe as the storm intensified. We are in new territory, National Hurricane Center Meteorologist Dennis Feltgen wrote on Facebook. The historical record, going back to 1851, finds no Category 4 hurricane ever hitting the Florida panhandle. Colorado State University hurricane expert Phil Klotzbach said in an email: I really fear for what things are going to look like there tomorrow at this time. Scientists say global warming is responsible for more intense and more frequent extreme weather, such as storms, droughts, floods and fires. But without extensive study, they cannot directly link a single weather event to the changing climate. With Election Day less than a month away, the crisis was seen as a test of leadership for Scott, a Republican running for the Senate, and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee for governor. Just as Northern politicians are judged on how they handle snowstorms, their Southern counterparts are watched closely for how they deal with hurricanes. Hours ahead of landfall, seawater was already lapping over the docks at Massalina Bayou near downtown Panama City, and knee-deep water was rising against buildings in St. Marks, which sits on an inlet south of Tallahassee, Floridas capital. Huge waves pounded the white sands of Panama City Beach, shooting frothy water all the way to the base of wooden stairs that lead to the beach. More than 5,000 evacuees sought shelter in Tallahassee, which is about 25 miles from the coast but is covered by live oak and pine trees that can fall and cause power outages even in smaller storms. Only a skeleton staff remained at Tyndall Air Force Base, situated on a peninsula just south of Panama City. The home of the 325th Fighter Wing and some 600 military families appeared squarely targeted for the worst of the storms fury, and leaders declared HURCON 1 status, ordering out all but essential personnel. The bases aircraft, which include F-22 Raptors, were flown hundreds of miles away as a precaution. Forecasters predicted 9 to 14 feet of water at Tyndall. Evacuations spanned 22 counties from the Panhandle into north-central Florida. Weve told those who stayed to have their life jackets on when the storm comes, Tress Dameron, Franklin County emergency management coordinator, told The News Herald in Panama City. In St. Marks, John Hargan and his family gathered up their pets and moved to a raised building constructed to withstand a Category 5 after water from the St. Marks River began surrounding their home. Hargans 11-year-old son, Jayden, carried one of the familys dogs in a laundry basket in one arm and held a skateboard in the other as he waded through calf-high water. Hargan, a bartender at a riverfront restaurant, feared he would lose his home and his job to the storm. We basically just walked away from everything and said goodbye to it, he said, tears welling up. Im freakin scared Im going to lose everything I own, man.Ruin, havoc from record storm STORMContinued From 1A CO REYREY A RR WOO DD /Lake C ity RR eport er NN ational GG uard on the sc ene AA rmy National Guard SS gt 1st Class AA nthon y RR iviera, with the 2nd Ba ttalion of the 116th Field AA rtiller y RR egimen t of DD ade C ity, prepares to pull away from a pit stop at a Lake City convenience store, hauling a load of equipment in a military transport vehicle. RR iviera said they w ere awaiting instructions to learn where they would be dispatched to aid in hurricane relief.
David Carl Crews, Jr.Mr. David Carl Crews, Jr., age 62, of Pittsburg, Pa. died Tuesday, Oct. 9, in the Suwannee Valley Care Center, Lake City, Florida following an extended illness. He was born in Wiltshire, England while his father served in the U.S. Air Force. He attended high school at Boca Raton High School (Fla.) and Columbia High School in Lake City, Florida. David joined his father at R.E. Grace & Company. He later worked for a short time with the Boynton Beach Police Department before enlisting in the U.S. Army in 1985. While on active duty for twelve years, he was stationed in Georgia, Alaska, Florida and South Korea. David was preceded in death by his father, David D.C. Crews. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Pamelia (Boone) Crews of Pittsburg, Pa.: his son and daughter-in-law, Msgt. Thomas and Heather (Scott) Crews and grandson, David Crews all of Chugiak, Alaska: his mother, Adrena (Cole) Crews of Lake City, Florida: brother and sisterin-law, Greg and Glory Crews of Heflin, Alabama. There will be a private gathering of family and friends at the home of his mother, Adrena Crews, on Saturday afternoon the 13th of October. In lieu of flowers, David requested donations to the American Liver Foundation or the United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS). GUERRY FUNERAL HOME, 2659 S.W. Main Blvd., Lake City, Florida is in charge of arrangements. http:// www.guerryfuneralhome.netMildred L. CrewsMildred L. Crews, formerly of Lake City, Florida, passed away October 7, 2018. She had resided at the Petersburg Home for Ladies since 1997. Mildred was born May 26, 1924 in Lake City, Florida (Columbia County.) She was the daughter of Walter George Little and Annie Olivia Evans Little. Mrs. Crews was predeceased by her parents and husbands, William F. Bill Sheely (KIA in WWII European Theater) and Emory Crews, WWII Veteran of the Pacific Theater, and her sister, Gladys Little Smith. Mrs. Crews was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She is survived by her family: two daughters, Billy Sheely Johnson and Dianne Crews Haraway; husband, Donald L. Haraway; five grandchildren, Michael Duane Haraway, Elizabeth Johnson Howard, Pamela Haraway Connelly (Mark), Arthur Crews Haraway (Kristen), Ashley Machree Johnson; four great-grandchildren: William Sheely Nix, Jack Haraway Connelly, Chase Edward Connelly and Mason Mark Connelly; and two nephews: David L. Smith and Rickey W. Smith. During her professional career, Mrs. Crews was employed by the Lake City, Florida Branch Office of U.S. Dept. of Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Services and Lake Shore Hospital Accounting Department. Mrs. Crews was a life-long member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, Lake City, Florida, and an avid supporter of United Methodist Family Services, especially the Childrens Homes of both Florida and Virginia. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 15, 2018 at St. Marks United Methodist Church, 225 Claremont Street, Petersburg, VA 23803 followed by interment at Southlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends in the church parlor beginning at 1:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 4869 Hwy 441, South Lake City, Florida 32056 or Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, 4709 SW SR 47, Lake City, Florida 32024. Services by the Petersburg Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home. Condolences may be registered at www.jtmorriss.com.Alma Kelly OwensAlma Kelly Owens was born June 9, 1942, in Lake City, Florida to Lonnie and Eula Lucille Kelly. Both preceded her in death. On Sunday, October 7, 2018, Alma was called to eternal rest. Alma confessed Christ at an early age, serving God faithfully as a Deaconess and Usher at Greater Truevine Missionary Baptist Church of Lake City, Florida, under the pastorate of Rev. Dr. Antonio L. Carlisle. She was employed at General Electric (G.E.) until 1961, when she met the love of her life and soulmate, uniting in wedlock in 1963. She enjoyed taking care and raising her family and was a true blessing to all who knew her and a mother to all that crossed paths with her. A pillar and matriarch of her community, she believed in helping anyone who needed it. Other precedents in death: husband, Wallace Owens; sisters, Annie Tillman and Gay B. Harris; brothers, Clyde Kelly, Lonnie Kelly, Jr., and Frank Kelly. She leaves to cherish loving and precious memories: sons, Christopher Wallace Owens, Lake City, FL, and Chad Edward Owens (Kellie), North Carolina; daughter, Doris Taylor, Lake City, FL; grandchildren, CeNiya Elona Owens, James Edward Owens, Tyler DiShon Smith, all of North Carolina; sisters, Verner Preston and Ella Blankenship, both of West Palm Beach, FL; brothers, Narvell Kelly (Betty), Lake City, FL, Maxwell Kelly, West Palm Beach, FL, David Kelly, (Edna) Bartow, FL, and DeLeon Kelly (Marilyn), Lake City, FL. A Celebration of Alma K. Owens life will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 13, 2018, at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 550 NE Martin Luther King St., Lake City, FL, Alvin J. Baker, Pastor. The family will receive friends from 5:00 7:00 p.m. Friday, October 12, 2018, at Greater Truevine Missionary Baptist Church, 217 NE Kingston Ln, Lake City, FL, Rev. Antonio Carlise, Pastor. Arrangements entrusted to COMBS FUNERAL HOME, 292 NE Washington St., Lake City, FL (386) 752-4366, Marq Combs Turner, L.F.D. The Caring ProfessionalsSylvia DavisSylvia Davis was born March 27, 1945, to James and Lillie Davis. Both parents preceded her in death. She passed away October 5, 2018, in Lake City, Florida. Sylvia was educated in the Columbia County School System and was a graduate of Richardson High School class of 1963. She was a member of Olivet Missionary Baptist Church. Throughout her life, she touched the lives of all who knew her. Others who precedes her in death include sons, Reginald Davis, and Darel Davis. Left to cherish loving mem ories: Loving daughters, Sharonda Jones and Pamela Jones (Lacurvia); loving son, Jonathan Jones (Charita); special son, Sylvester Jones (Iris);loving granddaughters, Aryanna Morrow, Leah Jones; loving grandson, Antonio Williams; sisters, Janie Dace, Geraldine Robinson, Elizabeth Davis and Ida Hollingsworth (Kamara); sisters-in-law, Julia Mae Jones, Cortese Mcguire; brothers-inlaw, Amos Henry, Freddie Jones; hosts of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Sylvia Davis will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Olivet Missionary Baptist Church, 541 NE Davis Ave., Lake City, FL, Rev. Henry Ortiz, Pastor. Arrangements entrusted to COMBS FUNERAL HOME, 292 NE Washington St., Lake City, FL, (386) 752-4366, Marq Combs Turner, L.F.D. The Caring Professionals Obituaries are paid advertisements. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified department at 752-1293. THURSDA Y, OCTOBE RR 11 2018 LOCAL L AA KE CIT YY RR EPO RR TE RR 3A 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 | www.mainstprint.com Construction/Debris Containers Available755-7060 Delivered to your job site today. OBITUARIES Michaels impact here economic, so far IMPACTContinued From 1Athem to either west Jacksonville or Gainesville, Butler said. About a dozen rooms were taken by evacuees who arrived early enough, Butler said. In the lobby, 19-year-old FSU student Elle Ewing gazed at a laptop screen. She left Tallahassee with her older sister around 6:30 a.m., after their parents asked the them to ride out the storm at their home in Destin. I dont really know how its going to be when we get back, Ewing said. Strong winds were already blowing through Tallahassee when they left, Ewing said. I was just scared it was going to get bad, she said. The sisters stopped in Lake City for food and rest. We thought it was out of the way enough, Ewing said. Columbia County officials opened three emergency shelters at Fort White Community Center, Westside Community Center and Winfield Community Center. Only four people checked into the shelter at Westside. Two of them were Lake City residents April Williams and her 12-year-old Nephew, Tyler. Williams said she was worried about the trees on her property near Long Street and decided to check into the shelter to be safe, despite forecasts showing Michaels path wouldnt directly cross through the area. Im one of those people, I dont care if it was a Category 1 storm, Williams said. I dont play with storms. Only an occasional store front was shuttered, and common mantra among workers at local restaurants was, were here until the power goes out. But multiple downtown businesses did shut down Wednesday, including Halpatter Brewing Company. Elsewhere, the Lake City Mall, Walgreens, Lowes, Batteries Plus Bulbs, Central State Feed and numerous others shut their doors as locals made last-minute preparations. Columbia County Public Works employees and county jail inmates worked side-by-side to distribute sandbags to residents at Columbia County Construction Yard. Road Construction Supervisor Corey McCray said they delivered around 2,000 bags by Wednesday morning. The Columbia County Emergency Operations Center was partially activated Wednesday morning, manned by personnel from the countys fire department, local Florida Department of Health office, the state National Guard and other entities. The crew there kept track of the storm as it approached landfall. The Army National Guard 2nd Battalion of the 116th Field Artillery Regiment out of Dade City had driven over two hours north on I-75 to await orders in Lake City. Sgt. 1st Class Anthony Riviera couldnt say where they were going, but said they were here to help with Hurricane Michael relief efforts wherever they may be needed. The 12 or so Guardsmen and women had stopped at a convenience off U.S. Highway 90, near a Cuban food truck to snag an energy drink or two before taking off. COREY ARWOOD/Lake City RR eport erPower trucks 300-plus were gathered Wednesday at county fairgrounds, ready for dispatch.
OPINION Occasionally I tune in CNN, actually appreciate some of its news discussions and otherwise grin and bear it. The other day, though, I frowned and decided not to bear it because here was this hoity-toity guy telling us how freedom would be endangered with Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court because the conservatives would outnumber the liberals. Excuse me, but, with exceptions, liberals are among the worst enemies American freedom has. Its true that the words liberal and liberty emerge from the same root word, namely liber, meaning free. In fact, when liberalism began in the 18th century Enlightenment era, its foremost plank was liberty. We had inalienable rights, you see, and this philosophy was at the heart of Americas beginnings just as the current, refashioned version could propel our ending. What happened was the Great Switch, a phrase used by the historian Jacques Barzun in his book From Dawn to Decadence. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, he wrote, socialist enthusiasms began to creep into liberalism, causing ideals to bend in coercive directions. Grant accomplishments but wade through to our 21st century, and we find liberals forever fencing us in. Our big-government superiors, you see, are trying to deliver a centrally planned utopia on the way to being an authoritarian dystopia. A major means for this undertaking is regulations, and there are multi-thousands of pages of them telling us whats best for us, only it often isnt. Businesses get smashed, your choices are more limited, legal threats start sneaking up on you. And guess who loved this stuff? President Barack Obama. He set all kinds of records giving us new regulations now being undone by President Donald Trump to the benefit of a booming economy and human flourishing. The left is not restricted to government. At a vast number of ultra-liberal universities, another group of our betters limit free speech by students to designated zones, impose speech codes and skip due process when a female student accuses a male student of sexual abuse. Back to Washington, Democrats in Congress have proposed that gangster laws be employed against corporations questioning catastrophic climate change. A few years ago, as a show of virtue as they understood it, all the Democratic members of the Senate voted for rewriting a portion of the First Amendment to further empower Congress to control political speech. Never tiring in such efforts, liberals in and out of politics are also encouraging the prohibition of hate speech. Hate, of course, could be so vaguely defined as to curtail any speech insufficiently euphemistic to meet liberal tastes. One of the scariest things of late occurred when liberals were outraged by two free-speech rulings by conservatives on the Supreme Court. One decision said it was wrong for the state of California to require pro-life organizations counseling pregnant women to put up posters telling them where to get abortions. In other words, the state legislature thought that, if a private group advocated a cause it did not like, it could force it to promote the opposite cause. Nope, said the court. The court also ruled that government employees refusing to join public unions should not be forced to help pay for their costs, including TV ads supporting political causes they might not agree with. Does that make you stomp your feet and insist the government darned well ought to have the prerogative of making you help finance any private group you deign not to join? I hope not. The amazing thing is how five conservative, majority justices in these rulings were excoriated for weaponizing free speech. A frontpage New York Times story quoted law professors and others as saying the powerful should not have free speech and that free speech was only legitimate when used to defend liberal causes. It shows you where the left is today and underlines how conservatives, especially those who are libertarians, of course, are now the true liberals. A constitutionalist majority on the court is no threat to freedom. It is a boon to freedom even it brings tears to the eyes of liberals who are no longer liberal. 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. 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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 Singing only sad songs isnt any funPolitics is fun, but not when youre losing. Then it hurts. When Adlai Stevenson lost his first race for president in 1952, he said it hurts too much to laugh and Im too old to cry. But it didnt hurt too much to not try again (and lose again). The campaign to confirm Brett Kavanaugh for a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court was something less than a campaign for president, but it eventually felt that way. The Democrats obviously felt like Adlai Stevenson did on that long-ago election night. Some Democrats felt like crying when the Senate confirmed Brett Kavanaugh, and some of them did. Some of them are throwing tantrums like a 3-year-old. Some of them have taken refuge in a vow to get even, which is fair enough if they keep getting even cleaner than Chuck Schumer and Dianne Feinstein did over the last days of the confirmation fight. A writer for Stephen Colbert, the late-night television entertainer, takes consoling satisfaction in ruining Brett Kavanaughs life. Making change, and making change last, is what politics is all about. But some Democrats have apparently concluded that they cant win unless they change the rules. Striking out wouldnt be so frequent if the Democrats could get four strikes and white folks only three. Then the radicals could really get things done. All the levers of power are now in Republican hands. Thats unfair and in some way that must be rectified. Phillip Bump, an unhappy columnist at The Washington Post, agrees. Mr. Bump observes that Mr. Kavanaugh was an unpopular nominee confirmed by senators representing less than half of the total U.S. population (not to mention that he was nominated by a president who lost the popular vote). The Senate these days can reach a majority with the votes of senators representing 17 percent of the population. And besides, most those senators are right-handed. That should tell us something. Aaron Blake of The Washington Post, who has his own understanding of how things should work, complains that some states have more power than others. He discovered that California has more people than Wyoming, and that raises the possibility that other small states would have more to say about electing presidents and confirming Supreme Court justices than big states like California and New York and Illinois. At some point, he writes, Democrats may need to ask themselves why they are consistently on the short end of that set-up. ... Is it because they have been outmaneuvered at nearly every turn and failed to make sure they turned what has regularly been a majority of the votes for their side into actual political power? Or is it that what the Democrats and the liberals are selling has begun to smell bad after all these years, and most voters are not addicted to stink. Saying the elections are rigged against you may make you feel good, in a weird sort of way. But the feeling doesnt last. The Democrats and the liberals were winning for so long that it never occurred to any of them that the good old days wouldnt last forever. But the good old days didnt, and now theyre as ill-tempered as the alligator the day the creek went dry. Democrats have won many elections under the rules obtaining, and they will one day elect presidents again who nominate men and women to the Supreme Court. The fault, the Bard said, is not in the stars, but in ourselves. That can be a painful lesson, but not learning it will be most painful of all.Conservatives the real liberalsWheres Jamal? Saudis owe world an answerWhere is Jamal? Thats what his fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, wants to know. Its what Turkey and the rest of the world want to know. Only Saudi Arabia has the answer. Cengiz was the last person to see Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi alive before he walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2 to pick up documents he needed before their wedding. As he walked toward the entrance, she said she would wait for him outside, The Washington Post reported. Fine, my darling, he told her. Turkey says he never came out. Worse, Turkish officials suspect he was murdered by a Saudi regime that claims to embrace reforms but cracks down on any glimmer of dissent. Has Saudi Arabia joined the club of thug nations, locking arms with the likes of Russia, Venezuela, Iran and North Korea? Khashoggis fate will help the world decide. For years, Khashoggi, 59, was widely seen as a cogent, clear-thinking voice on Saudi affairs. As of late, he had been a contributor to The Washington Posts Global Opinions section. Earlier in his career, he served as an aide for the Saudi regimes intelligence chief, then established himself as a respected Saudi journalist. He even had on his resume an interview with Osama bin Laden in the 1980s when bin Laden was a militant leader fighting the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. But he also became a critic of the Saudi regime and its day-to-day leader, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Prince Mohammeds rule has had a Jekyll-and-Hyde cast to it. At the same time he has touted reforms such as allowing women to drive, he has overseen the arrest of activists and critics. He also has prosecuted a brutal, Saudi-led intervention in Yemen, where civilian casualties continue to mount. Turkeys suspicions arent certainties, but neither are they preposterous. Khashoggi first went to the Saudi Consulate on Sept. 28 to get the documents but was told to come back in a week. In between, a team of 15 Saudi agents arrived in Istanbul on two planes, Turkish officials say. According to The New York Times, Turkish investigators say the agents killed Khashoggi inside the consulate and dismembered his body. Saudi officials say Khashoggi left the consulate, but they havent offered any evidence. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has pressed the Saudi regime to come clean, saying Saudi consular officials have access to security cameras that could either prove or refute their claims. Do you not have cameras and everything of the sort? he said of consular officials. Then why do you not prove this? In contrast to Erdogan, President Donald Trumps reaction has been subdued. I dont like hearing about it, Trump said Monday. Hopefully that will sort itself out. Since taking office, Trump has coddled the Saudi regime. He sees the Saudis as valued allies against Iran. He may have a soft spot for the crown prince, but if Khashoggi was murdered by Saudi assassins, Trump will have to hold Riyadh accountable. The Saudi royals covet relations with the West, so they know that Khashoggis disappearance marks a crossroads. They can continue to hide behind the facade of reform, or they can embrace real change by freeing dissidents and activists. They also should allow journalists to do their jobs. Most urgently, they owe the world an answer about whats happened to Khashoggi. Washington Times Chicago Tribune Jay Ambrosespeaktojay@aol.comJay Ambrose is an op-ed columnist for Tribune News Service.
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With life insurance, the benefits live on.State Farm Life Insurance Company (Not licensed in MA, NY or WI) State Farm Life and Accident Assurance Company (Licensed in NY and WI) Bloomington, IL1311019 John Burns III, Agent 234 SW Main Boulevard Lake City, FL 32056 Bus: 386-752-5866 firstname.lastname@example.org TodayDAR meeting canceledThe Edward Rutledge Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution meeting set for at 10:30 a.m. on October 11 at St. James Episcopal Church Parish Hall has been canceled due to Hurricane Michael.Forestry contest postponedThis years District 3 FFA Forestry Contest, originally set for Thursday, October 11, at the Florida Gateway College, Pine Square Pavilion, has been postponed until Oct. 18. 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 386-2436228.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.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. Â V isit Volunteer. CommunityHospice.com 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 volunteers for all positions. Those interested in participating in the program may pick up an application at the Lake City Medical Center Gift Shop or the H2U office. For more, call 386-719-7713.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. Â Visit our web site, V olunteer. CommunityHospice.com to learn more about our volunteer on-boarding process and to complete a volunteer application.Preschool StorytimePreschool Storytime, a library program for families with preschoolers, is held on Thursdays at 11 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library, at 308 NW Columbia Ave. in downtown Lake City. For more, call 386-758-2101.Bingo at Amer. LegionBingo games are offered every Sunday, Monday and Thursday at 6:45 p.m. at the American Legion Post 57, 2602 SW Main Blvd. in Lake City. There are three $250 jackpots each night. Quarter games are played at 3 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays. Refreshments are available at reasonable prices. For more, call 752-7776.Club registrationThe Boys Club of Columbia County is accepting registration for the fall session. All children ages 6-14 are eligible to attend. There are bus pickups from all elementary and middle schools. Fees for the session are $200. For more, call 386-752-4184 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.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 386-4061729 or visit our Facebook page www.facebook.com/ celebraterecoverylakeci tyflDinner 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 Â Fridays at 11 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library, Â 308 NW Columbia Ave. in downtown Lake City. For more 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. Â V isit our web site, Volunteer. CommunityHospice.com 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 volunteers for all positions. Those interested in participating in the program may pick up an application at the Lake City Medical Center Gift Shop or the H2U office. For more, call 386-719-7713.SundayBingo at Amer. LegionBingo games are offered every Sunday, Monday and Thursday at 6:45 p.m. at the American Legion Post 57, 2602 SW Main Blvd. in Lake City. There are three $250 jackpots each night. Quarter games are played at 3 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays. Refreshments are available at reasonable prices. For more, call 752-7776.Catholic charitiesDo you have a passion for helping others? Do you need volunteer hours for Bright Futures or community service? If so, we want YOU! Catholic Charities of Lake City needs volunteers to operate our food pantry Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m until 11:30 a.m. If meet ing new people, making new friends, and support ing your local community is what you are looking for then please come by the office for an application. 553 NW Railroad St., 386-7549180.MondayAl-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 volunteers. The centers mission 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 currently 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.TuesdaySeed 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). WednesdayDuplicate 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 Â W ednesdays at 10:30 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library, Â 308 NW Columbia A ve. in downtown Lake City. For more information about the librarys childrens pro grams, 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. Â V isit our web site, Volunteer. CommunityHospice.com to learn more about our volunteer on-boarding process and to complete a volunteer application.Volunteers neededThe Christian Service Centerneeds volunteers. The centers mission is to serve those in need in Columbia County through Christian faith and resources. For more, call 386-755-1770.COURTESY PHOTOSReading Night SS tudents were given an opportunity to read and take AA cc elerated RR eader tests with their families a t the sec ond Family RR eading Nigh t of the year at SS ummers Elemen tary recently. LEFT: AA ndrea SS ir ard reads to her son, Lucas. RIGHT: Jacarri SS mith looks on while her mother Chaqira Jackson, reads to her. UWSV campaign luncheon set for Oct. 19All community members and business representatives are invited to join United Way of Suwannee Valley for its October community fundraising campaign report luncheon at Riveroak Technical College at noon on Friday, October 19. During each month of United Ways annual community fundraising campaign, the local United Way conducts a campaign report luncheon to provide an opportunity for campaign team volunteers, community citizens, business representatives and agency personnel to learn more about partner agency services, United Way community impact initiatives and businesses supporting our communitys well being through their support of United Way. The organizations communications committee established a local theme of Building a Strong Community for this years campaign. Throughout this campaign season, the events will highlight local community agencies affiliated with the United Way to underscore how their services contribute to building a strong community and community member support through the donation of time, talent and financial resources supports these agencies efforts. The event includes a lunch of turkey with gravy and cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, asparagus, yeast rolls, chocolate delight, iced tea and water prepared by the culinary class at Riveroak Technical College. The cost of the luncheon is $13 per person. Reservations for the luncheon are needed and may be made by contacting the United Way office at 386-752-5604 x 102 no later than October 12. United Way of Suwannee Valley fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. We are a part of a network of 1,800 United Ways in 41 countries and territories. The place that needs you the most is right here at home in the Suwannee Valley. Join us. Live United. From staff reports
Lake City Reporter SPORTS Thursday, October 11, 2018 ww w.lakecityreporter.com 6A Story ideas? Contact Eric Jackson or Jordan Kroeger754-0420 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Follow @LCR_Sports on Twitter for local stories, score updates and moreFlorida trying to avoid letdown vs VandyCOLLEGE FOOTBALLBy MARK LONGAssociated PressGAINESVILLE Florida coach Dan Mullen opened his first team meeting this week talking about handling success. Hell find out Saturday if anyone was paying attention. Coming off the programs most significant victory in three years and with a rivalry game against No. 2 Georgia looming in two weeks, the 14th-ranked Gators are facing the sometimes-daunting task of avoiding a letdown at Vanderbilt. We won, so guess what, Twitters going to tell you how great we are, Mullen said. If you like being told how great you are, get back to work and lets win again, OK? If youd rather be told that youre no good and you stink, well then you dont have to work very hard and everyone will tell us we wont win the game and then everybody will tell us how bad we are. When you walk on campus like today, everyones patting you on the back, right? Its only about six inches lower that theyre kicking you in the rear end, right? Its about that much difference. I like the pat on the back rather than the kick in the rear end, so lets just keep working to keep it six inches higher. Florida (5-1, 3-1 Southeastern Conference) has won four straight since losing at home to Kentucky, none bigger than last weekends 27-19 victory against then-No. 5 LSU. Its the teams longest winning streak since a 6-0 start in 2015 that included a lopsided win over then-No. 3 Mississippi. The Gators have been up and down since. If they want to keep going in the right direction, they have to find a way to get motivated for an 11 a.m. kickoff on the road against one of the five SEC teams without a league victory and in front of an expected crowd of about 30,000. We definitely understand, receiver Josh Hammond said. Were going to treat Vanderbilt as a big game because its the next game coming up. Weve still got to be ready to prepare and treat it as if its a national championship game and come out ready to practice and continue to get better. I think that will be the biggest thing moving forward: just to not let our improvement that we keep making going up and let it slip or plateau. Weve got to continue to get better, get better, get better and it will propel us into the game on Saturday. The Gators have won four in a row and 26 of the last 27 against Vandy (3-3, 0-2). Instead of focusing on how one-sided the series has been or that the Commodores lost their two conference games this season by a combined 51 points, Mullen pointed to how tough Vanderbilt has played Florida in the past. For our guys to have any thought except for how hard I can go on the next play would be us taking a step backwards as a team, Mullen said. That has to be the focus of everybody within the program.Mullen wants Gators to stay level-headed, focused on Saturday.PREP FOOTBALLBy JORDAN KROEGERjkroeger@lakecityreporter.comRain came down and some gusts rolled in. Neither one was going to stop Class 7A No. 2 Columbia from getting in its normal practice ahead of Fridays District 2-7A road contest against Atlantic Coast. Hurricane Michael forced the Tigers to change up their practice schedule on Wednesday. They took the field at 8:30 a.m. until nearly 11 a.m. to finish a full practice before Lake City began to feel the effects of Hurricane Michael in the afternoon. We made it a typical Wednesday, just started at 8:30, Columbia head coach Brian Allen said. We got the same efficiency of a Wednesday practice at 3:30, we just bumped the time up to 8:30 so Im pleased with the practice we got today. The question today is whether the Tigers (5-1, 1-0) will be able to hold their walkthrough today for final preparations against the Stingrays (2-4, 0-2), who are scheduled for a 7 p.m. kickoff. Lake City was hit with tropical storm conditions on Wednesday afternoon and into the night as Hurricane Michael pounded the panhandle. The storm was projected to be out of town by the morning. As of right now the plan is to come at 4 and do our normal walkthrough, Allen said. Hopefully the elements arent as bad that we cant but thats the plan, to get here (today) at 4 and do our walkthrough and well be ready to go Friday if nothing else changes. Columbia is coming off of a bye week that Allen says proved beneficial for his players. Allen has always used the off week as an opportunity to give him players some much-needed rest IN ALL KINDS OF WEATHER DONNY JOINER/Special to the ReporterLady Indians get sweptFort Whites Calista Avery leaps to block a shot against Oak Hall on Tuesday night. The Lady Indians (7-14) lost in straight sets. Theyll wrap up the regular season on Friday at home against Columbia at 4:30 p.m. By ERIC JACKSONejackson@lakecityreporter.comColumbias volleyball team took care of business in its home finale Tuesday night. After sweeping the Lady Rams earlier this season, the Lady Tigers were victorious again in the teams second matchup of the season. Columbia capitalized on a bevy of unearned points which helped the Lady Tigers capture a straight set (25-11, 25-10, 25-20) win over Eastside. Columbia was led by senior captain Erica Faulkner who recorded a game-high eight kills and 10 digs. Asherah Collins tallied five aces and Danielle Thomson added 13 assists as the Lady Tigers tallied their second-straight victory. Columbia (8-11) was rarely threatened by a reeling Eastside (1-16) team which was stifled thanks to strong defensive play by the Lady Tigers. They had fun and played as a team, Columbia coach Trudy Andrews said after the game. I was worried that after the first set that they would go flat, but they did just fine. They kept playing their game so Im proud of them. Columbia aims for its third straight win when it travels to Fort White on Friday at 4:30 p.m. The Lady Tigers hope to extend their streak before hosting Lake Weir in the district tournament play-in game on Monday night.PREP VOLLEYBALL PREP VOLLEYBALLColumbia sweeps Eastside in regular-season home finaleERIC JACKSON/Lake City ReporterColumbia volleyball players celebrate after a point against Eastside on Tuesday. JUSTIN STRICKLIN/Special to the ReporterColumbia running back Kylen Callum runs up the field against Trinity Christian on Sept. 29. CHS continued on 7ALady Tigers wrap up regular season at Fort White on Fri.CHS fits in practice ahead of Hurricane Michael in preparation for Atlantic Coast.
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Giants NBA BASKETBALL 10 p.m. NBA Preseason, Utah at Sacramento SOCCER 3:30 p.m. ESPNEWS UEFA Nations League, Russia vs. Sweden, at Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia 7:30 p.m. FS1 Men, International friendly, United States vs. Colombia, at Tampa, Fla. FS2 2018 CONCACAF Womens Championship, Group Stage, Group B: Cubs vs. Jamaica, at Edinburg, Texas 10 p.m. FS1 2018 CONCACAF Womens Championship, Group Stage, Group B: Costa Rica vs. Canada, at Edinburg, TexasMLB PLAYOFFSDIVISION SERIES (Best-of-5; x-if necessary) American League Boston 3, New York 1 Friday, Oct. 5: Boston 5, New York 4 Saturday, Oct. 6: New York 6, Boston 2 Monday, Oct. 8: Boston 16, New York 1 Tuesday, Oct. 9: Boston 4, New York 3 LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (Best-of-7, x-if necessary) American League Houston vs. Boston Saturday,: Houston at Boston, 8:09 p.m. Sunday: Houston at Boston, 7:09 p.m. Oct. 16: Boston at Houston, TBD Oct. 17: Boston at Houston, TBD x-Oct. 18: Boston at Houston, TBD x-Oct. 20: Houston at Boston, TBD x-Oct. 21: Houston at Boston, TBD National League Los Angeles vs. Milwaukee Friday: Los Angeles at Milwaukee, 8:09 p.m. Saturday: Los Angeles at Milwaukee, 4:09 p.m. Oct. 15: Milwaukee at Los Angeles, TBD Oct. 16: Milwaukee at Los Angeles, TBD x-Oct. 17: Milwaukee at Los Angeles, TBD x-Oct. 19: Los Angeles at Milwaukee, TBD x-Oct. 20: Los Angeles at Milwaukee, TBDNationals acquire reliever Barraclough from MarlinsWASHINGTON (AP) The Washington Nationals picked up righty reliever Kyle Barraclough from Miami in their first offseason move to rebuild the bullpen. The Nationals said Wednesday that they gave the Marlins international slot value in the deal. The hard-throwing Barraclough went 1-6 with 4.20 ERA and 10 saves in 17 chances, with 61 appearances this year. He allowed one hit in 36 at-bats in June, when he was chosen NL reliever of the month, but struggled with his command the rest of the season. Barracloughs ERA ballooned to 10.24 over his final 24 games and he lost the Marlins closers job. He has a career ERA of 3.21 with 279 strikeouts and 134 walks in 218 2/3 innings over four seasons, all with Miami. The deal helps the Marlins in their pursuit of top international free-agent Victor Victor Mesa, a Cuban outfielder who tried out for major league scouts at Marlins Park last week.NFLAMERICAN 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 Nor th 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. Chargers 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 2 0 .500 83 87 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 4 1 0 .800 180 140 Car olina 3 1 0 .750 104 91 Tampa Bay 2 2 0 .500 112 139 Atlan ta 1 4 0 .200 133 163 Nor th 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 To days Games Philadelphia at N.Y. Giants, 8:20 p.m. Sundays Games 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 Mondays Games San Francisco at Green Bay, 8:15 p.m.Jags rule out Fournette for game at CowboysJACKSONVILLE (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have ruled out running back Leonard Fournette for their game at Dallas. It will be the fourth game Fournette has missed this season. Coach Doug Marrone says Fournette (hamstring), left tackle Josh Wells (groin) and cornerback D.J. Hayden (toe) will miss Sundays road game. The Jaguars (3-2) signed veteran Jamaal Charles on Tuesday with the expectation that Fournette would be sidelined for an extended period. They also placed third-stringer Corey Grant (foot) on injured reserve. No one would be surprised to see Fournette sidelined until after Jacksonvilles bye week, potentially returning Nov. 11 against Indianapolis. The second-year pro from LSU already has missed six of 21 regular-season games and left his only two starts this season because of hamstring tight ness. He has 71 yards rushing on 20 carries this season.NHLEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts Tor onto 4 3 1 0 6 Bost on 3 2 1 0 4 Buffalo 3 2 1 0 4 Mon treal 2 1 0 1 3 Otta wa 3 1 1 1 3 Tampa Bay 1 1 0 0 2 Detr oit 3 0 1 2 2 Flor ida 1 0 0 1 1 Metr opolitan Division GP W L OT Pts C arolina 4 3 0 1 7 Columbus 3 2 1 0 4 N.Y. Islanders 3 2 1 0 4 Washingt on 2 1 0 1 3 New Jersey 1 1 0 0 2 Pittsbur gh 2 1 1 0 2 Philadelphia 3 1 2 0 2 N.Y. Rangers 3 0 3 0 0 WESTERN CONFERENCE C entral Division GP W L OT Pts Chicago 3 2 0 1 5 Nashville 3 2 1 0 4 Dallas 3 2 1 0 4 Color ado 3 2 1 0 4 Winnipeg 3 2 1 0 4 St Louis 2 0 1 1 1 Minnesota 2 0 1 1 1 Pacific D ivision GP W L OT Pts Anaheim 3 3 0 0 6 Calgar y 3 2 1 0 4 San Jose 4 2 2 0 4 Los Angeles 3 1 1 1 3 Vanc ouver 3 1 2 0 2 Vegas 3 1 2 0 2 Edmon ton 1 0 1 0 0 Ar izona 2 0 2 0 0 Tuesda ys Games Carolina 5, Vancouver 3 San Jose 8, Philadelphia 2 Columbus 5, Colorado 2 Calgary 3, Nashville 0 Winnipeg 2, Los Angeles 1 Toronto 7, Dallas 4 Wednesdays Games Philadelphia at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m. Vegas at Washington, 8 p.m. Arizona at Anaheim, 10 p.m. Thursdays Games Edmonton at Boston, 7 p.m. Washington at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Colorado at Buffalo, 7 p.m. Vegas at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. San Jose at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Columbus at Florida, 7 p.m. Los Angeles at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Vancouver at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Toronto at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Winnipeg at Nashville, 8 p.m. Chicago at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Calgary at St. Louis, 8 p.m.COLLEGE FOOTBALLFridays Top 25 Games No. 23 South Florida at Tulsa, 7 p.m. Saturdays Top 25 Games No. 1 Alabama vs. Missouri, 7 p.m. No. 2 Georgia at No. 13 LSU, 3:30 p.m. No. 3 Ohio St. vs. Minnesota, Noon No. 5 Notre Dame vs. Pittsburgh, 2:30 p.m. No. 6 West Virginia at Iowa St., 7 p.m. No. 7 Washington at No. 17 Oregon, 3:30 p.m. No. 8 Penn St. vs. Michigan St., 3:30 p.m. No. 9 Texas vs. Baylor, 3:30 p.m. No. 10 UCF at Memphis, 3:30 p.m. No. 12 Michigan vs. No. 15 Wisconsin, 7:30 p.m. No. 14 Florida at Vanderbilt, Noon No. 16 Miami at Virginia, 7 p.m. No. 19 Colorado at USC, 10:30 p.m. No. 21 Auburn vs. Tennessee, Noon No. 22 Texas A&M at South Carolina, 3:30 p.m.PGA agrees to 11-year deal with CBS, ESPN(AP) The PGA Championship will remain with CBS Sports and pick up a powerful partner in ESPN for weekday rounds as part of an 11-year agreement in which the networks will combine to deliver 175 hours of cover age across broadcast, cable and digital platforms. The agreement gives CBS and ESPN, which broadcast the Masters, the first two majors of the year. both physically and mentally before heading into the home stretch of the season. For the Tigers, that doesnt include just the four remaining games on the schedule. It also encompasses a deep playoff run that they expect will stretch into December. I think they came back with the batteries recharged and ready to pursue this 9-week season thats left, Allen said. Weve played the first six, seventh was the bye and now weve got nine week to get to our best potential that we have out there and Im excited about where we are at this point. The Tigers primary goal this week has been eliminating the mistakes that cost them in their 31-30 loss to Trinity Christian on Sept. 29. There were several uncharacteristic mistakes by the Tigers in the loss from their offense turning the ball over three times to their defense giving up 261 rushing yards to Miami commit Marcus Crowley. The way Allen sees it, no one is beating Columbia if his team can eradicate those blunders that resulted in its only loss of the season. I feel with this team is if somebody is going to defeat us its going to be ourselves, Allen said. We want to be more crisp, more sound, (eliminating) turnovers is key and being gap sound defensively. We had an opportunity in that loss to not have given that ball game away but the things you focus on moving forward are the errors that you had in that contest. You come out and you try to make sure you clean those things up so that they dont show up again. Thats been the key on both side of the ball as we try to pursue this 9-week season thats left.INJURY REPORTColumbia will be without defensive tackle Daylon Lumpkins again on Friday as he continues to recovery from a ligament injury in his ankle. Lumpkins was supposed to go to the doctor on Wednesday but his appointment was rescheduled for next Monday. Allen says he still expects to have Lumpkins back at some point this season. Hes right on track to be back when were going to need him most and thats the playoffs, Allen said. We just dont want him to get to where his conditioning starts to turn backwards on him. We want him to be in football shape when we get there but hes right on pace where when we need him most hes going to be ready to go. Outside linebacker Levontae Camiel is still in concussion protocol but is expected to play Friday, giving Columbias defense a huge boost to its pass rush. Thats going to be a tremendous benefit having him back this week and moving forward, Allen said. We just want to keep these guys healthy as we continue moving forward.POINTS STANDINGSColumbia still has a large lead in the FHSAAs Region 1-7A points standings. The Tigers currently sit in first with 47.17 points, more than five points ahead of second-place Buchholz (41.67). Robert E. Lee (41.17), Oakleaf (40.33), Lincoln (39.17), Edgewater (39.0) and Fletcher (38.0) round out the top seven. Bartram Trail and First Coast are currently tied for the last playoff spot with 37.33 points.POLLING PLACEColumbia held steady at No. 2 in Class 7A in the Associated Press state football poll released Tuesday evening. St. Thomas Aquinas (5-1) still sits at No. 1 while undefeated Lakeland (7-0) received a first-place vote and is just seven points back of Columbia at No. 3. Tampa Bay T ech (6-0), Dwyer (6-1), Plant (5-1), Venice (5-1), Edgewater (6-0), Lincoln (4-2) and Robert E. Lee (6-1) rounded out the top 10. CHS Continued From 6AJUSTIN STRICKLIN/Special to the ReporterColumbia quarterback Jordan Smith runs up the field past Trinity Christian defensive tackle Latrell Wade on Sept. 29.
8A LAKE CIT Y REPOR TER ADVICE & COMICS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2018 DEAR ABBY: I have been dating the most amaz ing man for the past 11 months. As we approach the one-year anniversar y of the day we met, this perfect man is showing some not-so-perfect traits. I was unlucky in love for many years until he swept me of f my feet. We have both become extremely close with each others respective friends and family. Hes everything I have been sear ching for in a life partner and husband. But when he drinks, he confides his deep fears of dating me and enumerates each and every one of my relationship insecurities -nagging, anxiety, loneliness, etc. The next day he acts like nothing happened! He swears up and down that it was the alcohol talking and he doesnt mean any of the harsh words he spoke the night befor e. Should I believe him? Please dont let me be the naive girl traveling down a dark rabbit hole. -SELF-CONSCIOUS GIRLFRIEND DEAR GIRLFRIEND: Your amazing man appears to be a loose-lipped lush. Not knowing him, I cant guess the degree to which he blacks out when hes been drinking. Some alcoholics dont remember what happened the night before. Others simply dont WANT to remember, so they claim amnesia. Regardless of how you feel about him, for your own well-being, draw the line and tell him he needs to stop drinking. If hes as alcohol-dependent as I suspect he is, he will give you an argument or an outright r efusal. And thats your cue to tell him if he wants a future with you, he will have to make a choice. DEAR ABBY: My in-laws are angry that I have declined to host them over the holidays this year. My husband is never helpful. When company comes, he sits on his mobile phone while I do everything. I told his par ents I cant have them over because all the responsibility falls on me. My no should suffice, but my mother-in-law hopes to argue me into hosting. We dont have children because I knew I would end up raising them alone. I dont want the in-laws here hinting that they need us to help them when my husband wont lift a finger. I recently became disabled, and my in-laws keep pressuring me to shar e my diagnosis with them. They think I should cheerfully do all the work of hosting them as a way to fight my disability! They are extremely nosy. I am now blocking her calls. I know they will spend their time here trying to get a look at my medications and any financial information left out. What else can I do? -UNMERRY IN LOUISIANA DEAR UNMERRY: You should all try to achieve a workable compromise, if thats possible. Ask your MIL if shes prepared to take some of the responsibility off your shoulders if she and her husband visit. Suggest they stay in a hotel or motel rather than burden you. And your husband (their son) should back you up on this. Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com Perfect man vanishes when alcohol loosens his tongue 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): Volunteer your assistance and get involved in activities that require your skills. What you do to help others will have an influence on how you are treated and what opportunities come your way. A favor you offer now will be repaid. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Look forward, not backward. In order to bring about positive changes, it's best to let go of regrets. A clean slate moving forward will expand your vision, encouraging you to live in the moment and embrace the future. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Pack as much into your day as possible. What you accomplish will make a difference, and it will ward off those who are looking for fault or reasons to complain. Anger and aggressive behavior are a waste of your time. CANCER (June 21-July 22): You've got more going for you than you realize. Don't be afraid to offer your thoughts and to work alongside people who are unique. Someone from your past will be a reminder of old dreams that you can turn into new possibilities. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Give more consideration to what others may be experiencing before you say something you may regret. Problems at home or at work will result in unexpected changes. How things unfold will depend on your attitude and your actions. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take some "me" time. Visit someone you find interesting or sign up for a course that will broaden your scope regarding what you want to achieve. Networking functions will lead to ideas, partnerships and new beginnings. Romance is highlighted. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don't put off what you can do today. You'll feel better once you have laid your to-do list to rest, and you'll ward off complaints from people who like to point out your shortcomings. Hard work deserves a reward. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Emotions will be difficult to control. Consider what others say and do before you retaliate. You'll feel better and accomplish more if you focus on a creative project or something or someone you find unusual or intriguing. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Concentrate on work and do whatever you have to do to earn your keep. Refuse to let someone who is a poor influence interrupt you or convince you to get involved in something that could tarnish your reputation. Avoid meddlers. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Live up to your word. How you conduct your day-to-day affairs will determine how favorably you are received by others. An unexpected or unusual opportunity will change the way you live. Be open to new ideas. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don't be gullible when dealing with friends, peers or relatives. Someone will take advantage of you or put you in an awkward position if you don't stand up for your rights and maintain your integrity. Be a leader, not a follower. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You'll have plenty of opportunities today. Look at the possibilities and consider how they can lead to personal gains. A gift, investment, unexpected find or debt repaid will improve your mood and encourage personal or physical improvements. Oct. 11: Actor Ron Leibman is 81. Country singer Gene Watson is 75. Singer Daryl Hall is 72. Country singer Paulette Carlson is 67. Actress Joan Cusak is 56. Guitarist Scott Johnson is 56. Actor-writer Michael J. Nelson is 54. Actor Sean Patrick Flanery is 53. Actor Luke Perry is 52. Rapper U-God is 48. Rapper Cardi B is 26.CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.
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10A THURSDA Y, OCTOBE RR 11 2018 CLASSIFIEDS L AA KE CIT YY RR EPO RR TE RR rfntbbn nnnnntn nnn nn rfnttbntftfnn CAN YOUR CHECKING ACCOUNT DO THAT? 1.24rfntnnnbbNot a member with FCU? t Free Membership Hih-tech bankin features like mobile check deposit & person-to-person payments Lower rates on loans rrf ntbbfCLASSIFIEDbbb 5B 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. Unfurnished 2BR/1BA house w/CHA on 5 acres. $750/mo. First, last and security Firm. 386-755-7878 or 386-590-1428 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 www.landnfl.com 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 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 INDOOR MOVING SALE: 324 NW Mallard PL, Oct. 19th, 20th & 21st 8am-4pm Rattan patio furn, DR & LR furn, office equip, golf cart & much more! Everything must go! 2014 GMC Terran SUV, 4 cylinder, good gas mileage, jus t over 60K mi. excel. cond. $19,995 386-397-3258 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. 1BR Apt. Downtown Location, $500 mo, plus Security. NO PETS. Call 386-755-3456 2BR unfurnished newly renovated Apt. Downtown, W/D hookup, 1st & sec. NO PETS. $600/mo Call 386-755-3456 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. 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. www.LandOwnerFinancing.com 6500sf warehouse, 1000sf AC office/retail, 2 lg roll-up doors, 20608 CR 49, O'Brien 352-2151018 Owner financing $159,900 $5k down $1360/mo www.Landownerfinancing.com 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. Estate Auctions: Fri Oct 12th @ 6:30pm High Springs, FL Hw y 27N auctionzip.com #20822 Grizzley band saw, Grizzley planer, Hitachi router on stand w/bits, Baldor honey spinner, 15: leather saddle, 17" Dakota roping saddle, 15' wood boat, new cable climbing stand, bow, 8" Craftsman grinder on stand, Hull pottery, depression, cobalt, sterling, jewelry, mah/oak/Vic t Furn 10% B.P. 352-258-0604 C. Red Williams AU4 3 7/AB 3 447 Windsong ApartmentsWe offer 1, 2, & 3 BR's Apply On-Line!windsong-apartmentliving.com386-758-8455 Lake City ReporterCLASSIFIEDS