The Lake City reporter

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The Lake City reporter
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Lake City reporter (Lake City, Fla. 1967)
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Lake City, FL
Community Newspapers Inc., Todd Wilson - Publisher
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May 23, 1884
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Daily (Monday through Friday)[<1969>-]
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Vol. 95, no. 4 (Oct. 5, 1967)-
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See Page 7ALake City ReporterTHUR sS DAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2018 | YY OUR COMMUNIT YY NE WSP AA PER SINCE 1874 | $1.00 L AA KECIT YY REPORTER.C OM CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 F ax: 752-9400 Vol. 144, No. 169 TODAYS WEATHER Opinion . . . 4 AA Sports . . . 7 AAA A dvice & C omics . 9 AA 65 52Partly cloudy Talking on phone while driving targeted, See 2A + PLUS >>Season previewFORT WHITE HOOPSBig haul from Caring HeartsLOCAL See Page 5A BREAKFAST WITH SANTA8th annual event set for DD ec. 1, 2 AA *Qualifying purchases do not include balance transfers, cash advances (including purchases of items that can be traded right away for cash, such as wire transfers, money orders, travelers checks), fees, interest charges, or for unauthorized or fraudulent transactions. Visa is a registered trademark of Visa International. All SunState Visa Credit Cards qualify for our Dime Back program. Just use your SunState Credit Card and 10 will be deposited into your checking account with every qualifying purchase.* No signing up, no forms to fill out, nothing to do on your part except use your SunState Visa Credit Card. Apply for your Dime Back credit card now! Apply for your Dime Back credit card now! Public dinnersPresbyterian ChurchFirst Presbyterian Church located at 697 SW Baya Drive will serve a Thanksgiving lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the churchs fellowship hall. A church secretary said the event is free to the community. There will be no religious services held Thanksgiving Day, only the meal, she said.Lad Soup KitchenLad Soup Kitchen located at 127 NW Escambia St. will serve a free Thanksgiving dinner Thursday. It will provide the dinner free of charge from its downtown Lake City location. Lad is located on the corner of NW Escambia Street and NW Columbia Avenue off US Highway 441 south.Haven HospiceHaven Hospice in Lake City located at 6037 W US Highway 90 will serve Thanksgiving lunch from 11 a.m. 12 p.m. for patients and their family at the center. However, a Haven spokesperson said no one would be turned away regardless of ability to pay.Shands Lake ShoreShands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center located at 368 NE Franklin St., will hold Thanksgiving lunch for hospital employees and patients. The meal is open to the public as well, said a food services manager. The meal will consist of a traditional Thanksgiving spread and will be under $6, served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center cafeteria.Live Oak Pizza HutLive Oak Pizza Hut located at 625 Ohio Ave. in Live Oak will hold its second free Thanksgiving dinner open to the public. The dinner will be held at Pizza Hut. The meal is free but a store manager said donations are welcome. She said the event fed nearly 300 people last year. Deals and more dealsHOLIDAY SALES UNDERWAY Many retailers are open today for those looking to get an early start.By CARL MCKINNEY AND COREY ARWOODlakecityreporter.comTheres no time for a post-turkey nap today, not for anyone wanting to get a jump start on doorbuster deals. Black Friday has become so popular for sale-seekers that it is bleeding into Thanksgiving Day. So it might be a good idea to scarf down the pecan pie ASAP and grab the keys, because this could be the best bet to cross out some items on the holiday shopping list. J.C. Penney, located at Lake City Mall, 2469 U.S. Highway 90, opens its doors at 2 p.m. Shoppers will have until midnight to hunt through the aisles in search of clothes and other merchandise. In a similar vein, Belk, also located at the mall, is open from 4 p.m. to 1 a.m., so shoppers have until a little later to hit up that store. The malls T.J. Maxx will not be open today. The Bath and Body Works there is scheduled to be open from 6 p.m. to midnight, before it reopens again at 7 a.m. Friday. Hibbett Sports, also in the mall, will offer 40 percent off select merchandise from 6 p.m. today until 11 p.m. Both GameStops in Lake City are open from 3 p.m. until 10 p.m., featuring deals on consoles and games including $70 off all Xbox systems. One store is located at 2367 W. U.S. 90, while the other is just down the road at 2929 W. U.S. 90. Lake City Walmart, located at 2767 W U.S. 90, will be open 24-7 through Thanksgiving with Black Friday sales beginning today at 6 p.m. Online Black Friday sales already started Wednesday. Ross Dress For Less at 181 NW Hutton Drive will open today at 6 p.m. and close at Photos by CARL MCKINNEY/Lake City ReporterLouise Hellstrom of Live Oak gets a head start on her holiday shopping Wednesday morning. Hellstrom was one of a few shoppers at the Lake City Mall trying to avoid the holiday crowds. SALES continued on 2A Thousands in savings: See Black Friday flyers in todays paperChris Vickery, an employee with T.J. Maxx, stocks the shelves on Thanksgiving eve. Unlike many other stores, which are now opening their doors on Thanksgiving, T.J. Maxx is closed today, so deal-seekers will have to wait. A3


2A THURSD AY, NOVEMBER 22, 2018 LOCAL & STATE L AA KE CIT YY REPORTER 7a 1p 7p 1a 6a LAKE CITY ALMANAC SUN MOON UV INDEX EXTREME: 10 minutes to burn T odays ultra-violet radiation risk for the ar ea on a scale fr om 0 to 10+. FYI An exclusive service brought to our readers by The Weather Channel. SPONSORED BY City THE WEATHER WEA THER HISTORY Pensacola Tallahassee Panama City Valdosta Daytona Beach Cape Canaveral Gainesville Lake City Ocala Orlando Jacksonville Tampa West Palm Beach Ft. Myers Ft. Lauderdale Naples Miami Key West TEMPERATURESNormal high Normal low PRECIPITATIONMonth total Year total HI LO LO HI LO HI LO HI LO HI FridaySaturday 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 Nov 23 Nov 29 Dec 7 Dec 15 FullLastNewFirst Quarter Quarter Scripture of the DayThe Lord is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the Lord hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet. Nahum 1:3 (KJV) Thought for Today Winning Lottery Numbers Pick 3: (Tuesday p.m.) 5-6-8 Pick 4: (Tuesday p.m.) 1-3-8-0 Fantasy 5: (Tuesday) 9-11-14-25-27 QUICK HITS Submissions The Lake City Reporter accepts photographs and caption information to run at the discretion of the editor. If you would like to see your organization in the newspaper, send the picture and information to Robert Bridges: rbridges@lakecityreporter. com. HOW TO REACH USMain number ........ (386) 752-1293 Fax number .............. 752-9400 Circulation ............... 755-5445 Online ... www lakecityreporter com The Lake City Reporter an affiliate of Community Newspapers Inc., is published Tuesday through Friday and Sunday at 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, FL 32055. Periodical postage paid at Lake City, FL, Member Audit Bureau of Circulation and The Associated Press. All material herein is property of the Lake City Reporter Reproduction in whole or in part is forbidden without the permission of the publisher. U.S. Postal Service No. 310-880. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Lake City Reporter P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056. Publisher Todd Wilson ..... 754-0418 ( Robert Bridges ..... 754-0428 (rbridges@lakecityre ......... 752-1293 (ads@lakecityre place a classified ad ...... 755-5440BUSINESS.............. 754-0419CIRCULATIONHome delivery of the Lake City Reporter should be completed by 6:30 a.m. Tuesday through Friday, and by 7:30 a.m. on Sunday. Please call 386-755-5445 to report any problems with your delivery service. In Columbia County, customers should call before 10:30 a.m. to report a service error for same day re-delivery. After 10:30 a.m., next day re-delivery or service related credits will be issued. In all other counties where home delivery is available, next day re-delivery or service related credits will be issued. Circulation ............... 755-5445 ( delivery rates(TuesdayFriday and Sunday) 12 Weeks ................... $26.32 24 Weeks ................... $48.79 52 Weeks ................... $83.46Rates include 7% sales tax.Mail rates12 Weeks ................... $41.40 24 Weeks ................... $82.80 52 Weeks .................. $179.40 Lake City Reporter Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants. Kevin James, born 1965, AA merican ac tor and comedian See an error? The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question, or suggestion, please call the editor. Corrections and clarications will run in this space. Thanks for reading. midnight. The store will reopen Friday from 7 a.m. to midnight. A store manager said there are no Black Friday-specific sales, but a large amount of new inventory recently shipped to the store. Big Lots at 2311 W US Highway 90 will have Black Friday sales beginning 7 p.m. today and running through 12 a.m. It opens again Friday at 6 a.m. through 11 p.m. Five Below at 209 NW Hutton Drive Lake City will be open from 6 p.m. 11 p.m. today. Black Friday sales start Friday at 8 a.m. and last until 9 p.m. Dicks Sporting Goods, 233 NW Hutton Drive, will begin Black Friday sales today at 6 p.m. and close at 2 a.m.. The store will reopen at 6 a.m. Friday and close at 2 a.m., with item-specific sales. SALESContinued From 1A Talking while driving targetedA proposal that would allow law-enforcement officers to pull over motorists for using cell phones while driving will be back before lawmakers in 2019. Sen. Wilton Simpson, R-Trilby, has filed a measure (SB 76) called the Florida Ban on Wireless Communications Devices While Driving Law, which would prohibit texting, reading data or talking on wireless handheld devices while behind the wheel. Currently, texting while driving in Florida is prohibited, but it is enforced as a secondary offense. That means motorists can only be cited if they are stopped for other infractions, such as running a stop sign or speeding. The House during the 2018 legislative session approved a proposal that would have made texting while driving a primary offense, allowing police to pull over motorists for tapping away on phones. But the measure failed to advance in the Senate amid concerns about issues such as minority drivers facing increased racial profiling. Simpsons new proposal, which is filed for consideration during the 2019 session, would impose a broader ban on use of cell phones by drivers and allow enforcement as a primary offense. It would allow drivers to communicate handsfree on wireless devices. Also, motorists would be allowed to use handheld devices for such purposes as getting safety-related information or for navigation. News Service of FloridaBreakfast with Santa is Dec. 1Lake Citys Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites continues its holiday tradition of hosting Breakfast with Santa with the proceeds benefiting United Way of Suwannee Valley. This years event will be the local Holiday Inns eighth annual Breakfast with Santa. It will be held Saturday, December 1, from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. Guests will enjoy a breakfast buffet featuring scrambled eggs, pancakes, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy, juice, coffee, and hot chocolate. Children will have an opportunity to visit with Santa and tell him their Christmas wish list while families have an opportunity to take photos. The cost of the event is $5.95 plus tax for children age three to 12 and $10.95 plus tax for adults. To support local community agencies assisting Santa with making Christmas merry and bright for children in our community, a collection box will be available for the donation of toys by guests wishing to contribute. Holiday Inn & Suites contribution of the Breakfast with Santa event proceeds is made possible thanks to sponsorships contributed by Esha Patel, 16; and Ria Patel, 14. Esha and Ria are the daughters of Minesh Patel and Ketna M. Patel. Being sponsors for Breakfast with Santa has given us the chance to become more immersed in the community, said Esha and Ria. Seeing children full of glee, waiting to meet Santa warms the heart! We are glad that the event has become a way for family and friends to come together and celebrate the holiday season, while also supporting others with the donations going towards the United Way of Suwannee Valleys efforts to provide social services for all in our community. Sponsorship for Santas trip from the North Pole to the Lake City Holiday Inn and Suites is provided by Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative. Marketing sponsors include Lake City Reporter, Hunter Printing Co., and Holiday Inn & Suites. Sponsoring Breakfast with Santa is a big commitment for two teenage girls. Esha and Ria have assisted with the event at Holiday Inn & Suites since it was established in 2012. This year they will again work alongside United Way volunteers as the girls greet guests and handle ticket sales. The girls also assist with event marketing and delivering promotional posters to businesses for display. In addition to this event, the girls also sponsor Scoops of Hope, an annual fundraising event that takes place in July. This event benefits Give Kids the World Village in Kissimmee, FL, and was established in 2011 Holiday Inn & Suites General Manager Rod Butler and his staff are committed to ensuring that Breakfast with Santa becomes a favorite family tradition. We have families who look forward to returning each year to enjoy breakfast with Santa, said Butler. Esha and Ria continue to contribute to the success of the breakfast as do all of the volunteers who work during the event. For more information contact Holiday Inn & Suites, 213 SW Commerce Drive, Lake City, by contacting Katheryn Porter at 386-7541411 extension 106. Holiday Inn & Suites is Lake Citys only full service hotel and has been recognized as Lake Citys best hotel by the Lake City Reporter readers poll for 14 consecutive years. United Way of Suwannee Valley fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our service area through its community impact initiatives focusing on housing stability; early literacy; community disaster preparedness, recovery and response; and safety net services supported through the annual community fundraising campaign. Join the fight. We have one life. To live better, we must Live United. COURTESYEsha and Ria Patel. SS ponsoring Breakfast with SS anta is a big c ommitment for two teenage girls. Esha a nd Ria have assisted with the event at Holiday Inn & SS uit es since it was established in 2012. This year they will again work alongside United Way volunteers as the girls greet guests and handle ticket sales. Arguments set in marijuana smoking caseAn appeals court will hear arguments Jan. 8 in a legal battle about whether a ban on smoking medical marijuana violates a 2016 constitutional amendment. The 1st District Court of Appeal on Monday scheduled the arguments in an appeal filed by the Florida Department of Health, according to an online docket. The case stems from a 2017 state law that was designed to carry out a voter-approved 2016 constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana. The 2017 law included a ban on smoking marijuana, which drew a challenge from plaintiffs including the group People United for Medical Marijuana and two patients. Leon County Circuit Judge Karen Gievers ruled in May that the smoking ban violated the constitutional amendment. But supporters of the ban have argued that smoking poses health risks for patients, who can use medical marijuana in other forms to treat their conditions. News Service of Florida


THURSDA Y, NOVEMBER 22, 2018 LOCAL LAKE CITY REPORTER 3A Happy anksgiving from your Good Neighbor Agents, John Kasak and John Burns.John Burns III, Agent 234 SW Main Boulevard Lake City, FL 32056 Bus: 386-752-5866 John A. Kasak CLU CPCU, Agent 904 SW SR 247 Branford Hwy Lake City, FL 32025 Bus: 386-752-7521 www.johnkasak.comState Farm Life Insurance Company (Not licensed in MA, NY or WI), State Farm Life and Accident Assurance Company (Licensed in NY and WI), Bloomington, IL 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 Construction/Debris Containers Available755-706015 yd. 20 yd. 30 yd. 40 yd. Delivered to your job site today. By KEVIN KRAUSEDallas Morning NewsFORT WORTH, Texas It didnt matter to James Godwin that other owners, including actor Nicolas Cage, agreed to part with their Tyrannosaurus bataar skulls after federal authorities said they were among numerous fossils that were illegally smuggled out of Mongolia. Godwin wants his bataar skull back. The Wichita Falls anesthesiologist and fossil enthusiast has taken the matter to trial, saying the government waited too long to file a forfeiture lawsuit. U.S. District Judge Reed OConnor heard evidence Tuesday during a one-day trial and will settle the matter when he is ready to rule. Godwin, 76, is believed to be the first U.S. owner of a Mongolian dinosaur fossil to contest a government forfeiture action since authorities began cracking down in 2012 on the little-known black market in dinosaur bones. Since then, more than 18 specimens have been returned to Mongolia, and two men have been convicted in federal court of smuggling fossils into the U.S. I had a giant spider web, James Hasskamp, a supervisory agent for Homeland Security Investigations in Wyoming, said during testimony Tuesday. It just rapidly spread out. Godwin is fighting to keep his prized specimen, which he acquired from a Wyoming retail store he partly owned. He is described in recent court filings as having a passion for nature and amateur paleontology. The feds maintain that his 70 million-year-old dinosaur skull, which belonged to an Asian relative of Tyrannosaurus rex, was among a horde of dinosaur fossils stolen from Mongolia years ago. Two previous owners of Godwins fossil Rick Rolater and Eric Prokopi pleaded guilty to conspiring to smuggle dinosaur fossils in connection with other cases from the investigation, according to federal authorities. The government brought its lawsuit involving Godwins fossil under the National Stolen Property Act, which often is used to prosecute antiquities trafficking. Under the law, the government has five years from the time an offense is discovered to bring a forfeiture lawsuit. Agents seized Godwins fossil in July 2013, and the U.S. attorneys office filed suit in August 2017. However, Godwins lawyer, Michael A. Villa Jr., argued Tuesday that the clock didnt begin ticking when the skull was seized but in July 2012, when agents first learned of Godwins name in connection with the dinosaur skull. The statute of limitations begins when the government possesses facts sufficient to trigger an investigation not whenever the government decides it has sufficiently verified the facts, Villa said in a recent court filing. The skull, valued at about $225,000, is being stored at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, Mont., according to court records. Paleontologists from the U.S. and Mongolia had been expected to testify, but in a ruling earlier this month the judge narrowed the scope of the trial to the question of whether the statute of limitations had expired. The international custody battle has provided a rare look into fossil-smuggling networks. For example, one U.S. dealer traveled to Mongolia to obtain fossils from a supplier and shipped them to China to avoid a U.S. Customs inspection. From there, the fossils were shipped to the United Kingdom and then into the United States, federal officials have said in court filings. The governments investigation began when someone called federal agents in 2012 to report seeing a bataar skull for sale in Rolaters Wyoming store for $320,000. Rolater, 73 of Denton was the largest U.S. seller of high-end Mongolian and Chinese fossils, government lawyers said in court filings. He pleaded guilty in Wyoming in 2014 to a charge of conspiracy to smuggle goods into the U.S. and was sentenced to six months probation. When Homeland Security Investigations agents questioned Godwin about the skull in 2013, he told them he didnt know it was illegal to possess such items until he heard about a 2012 case involving a fossil smuggler, court records say. Godwin also claimed that if it was illegal to possess or sell Mongolian fossils, there was never any enforcement of those prohibitions, Assistant U.S. Attorney Dimitri N. Rocha said in the amended forfeiture lawsuit. Homeland Security Investigations found that Godwins bataar skull was unearthed from the Nemegt Basin in the Gobi Desert in Mongolia between 2000 and 2011, according to the forfeiture lawsuit. It ended up in the hands of a U.S. citizen living in Japan who sold it about 2009 to Prokopi in the U.S., court records say. Prokopis misadventures in the dinosaur fossil world are the subject of a recent book. He served three months in jail and agreed to hand over his fossils in an agreement with federal prosecutors in New York. Prokopi sold the bataar skull to a Florida fossil dealer, who sold it to a man who did restoration work on it, federal authorities say. That person sold the skull to the By Nature Gallery, a retail store in Wyoming and Colorado that Godwin owned with Rolater, court records say. The gallery transferred it to Godwin in 2012. It was unclear from testimony Tuesday whether that transfer constituted an actual sale. Godwins fossil did not come with import documents or a certificate of authenticity as other fossils do, authorities say. Godwin recently divulged in court documents that about 40 percent of his bataar skull is fake, meaning that portions of it were filled in with cast resin as part of a restoration. Such work is common for unearthed fossils, which typically are found with pieces of bone missing. The Gobi Desert is fertile ground for fossils from dinosaurs such as the Tyrannosaurus bataar, which roamed the Earth during the Cretaceous period. Bataar fossils were first found in that part of Mongolia during a 1946 expedition, according to the forfeiture lawsuit. The fossils arent known to be found elsewhere in the world, experts say. Multiple Tyrannosaurus bataar skulls that were dug out of the Gobi desert and smuggled out of Mongolia ended up in the hands of private U.S. collectors who dished out six figures for the fossils, court records say. In Mongolia, which is nestled between China and Russia, antiques and relics such as dinosaur fossils are the property of the government even if theyre excavated from private land, the forfeiture lawsuit says. KEVIN KRAUSE/D allas Morning Sun/TNSJames Godwin returns to federal court in Fort Worth for the remainder of his forfeiture trial in which he is contesting the governments seizure of his rare dino saur fossil. Doctor makes case to keep dinosaur skull Go For Launch: International Space Station turns 20 years oldBy RICHARD TRIOUOrlando SentinelFORT WORTH, Texas It didnt matter to James Godwin that other owners, including actor Nicolas Cage, agreed to part with their Tyrannosaurus bataar skulls after federal authorities said they were among numerous fossils that were illegally smuggled out of Mongolia. The International Space Station has turned 20 years old. Construction for the orbiting marvel began with the launch of the Zarya Functional Cargo Block from Kazakhstan on Nov. 20, 1998. The temporary control module for the ISS took off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, the cargo of a Proton rocket. It was the building block for many modules to come, including the Unity node that brought up just two weeks later on STS-88 by the crew of Space Shuttle Endeavour. While Zarya was launched by the Russian Space Agency, it was built by Boeing and the agency. Unitys mating with Zarya was the first of many missions for what is now a structure with a 240-footlong pressurized module, 357.5-foot-long truss and 239.4-foot-long solar array that weighs 925,335 pounds with a habitable space of 13,696 cubic feet. The current structure, or at least the major components of it, comes courtesy of 42 assembly missions, 37 of them from the space shuttle program. The space station hosts a six-person crew and has had more than 230 individuals from 18 countries on board. It has been continuously occupied since November 2000. Astronaut Peggy Whitson lived there the longest at 665 days. It has also hosted more than 2,500 scientific experiments from more than 100 countries. The station orbits the on average 240 miles above the Earth once every 90 minutes or so at 5 miles per second. After 20 years, thats more than 116,000 orbits and more than 2.9 billion miles traveled. NASA The International Space Station photographed by Expedition 56 crew members from a Soyuz spacecraft after undocking, on Oct. 4, 2018. The International Space Station has turned 20 years old. Actress says Avenatti had been violent beforeBy AMES QUEALLYLos Angeles TimesLOS ANGELES The 24-year-old actress who accused Michael Avenatti of domestic violence last week claims he had been abusive to her before, according to court records made public Tuesday. Mareli Miniutti claimed Avenatti had a history of being verbally abusive and financially controlling during their yearlong relationship, according to a declaration made as part of a request for a restraining order against Avenatti filed in Santa Monica this week. In the filing, Miniutti said a fight about money led Avenatti to shove her, twist her arm and drag her out of their luxury West Los Angeles apartment last week. Avenatti who gained fame as the attorney representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in a lawsuit against President Donald Trump was arrested on suspicion of felony domestic violence on Nov. 14, police said. He was released on $50,000 bail and is expected to appear in court next month. The Los Angeles County district attorneys office has yet to receive a case from the Los Angeles Police Department. Avenatti has repeatedly denied wrongdoing, and has lashed out at media outlets and insinuated in a series of tweets that his arrest was a setup by a conservative activist. Miniutti and Avenatti began dating in October 2017, and she said she had lived with Avenatti since the beginning of the year.


Baby-boomers and Generation X no doubt recall the days when they had to stay home from school and away from friends when they contracted chicken pox, measles or mumps. For many people, the vaccines for these diseases came as a relief. Now, anti-vaxxer organizations such as Texans For Vaccine Choice are not only taking advantage of Texas law to push conscientious exemptions for kids in Texas public schools, they are also arguing state-regulated day care centers should be subject to the same exemptions. Thats madness. Its bad enough that its taken nearly 20 years to undo the damage caused by discredited physician-researcher Andrew Wakefield and his baloney paper linking vaccines and autism. Now, anti-vaxxers use terms such as parental choice, medical freedom and other rhetoric to try to sell bogus fears as a form of limited government instead of acknowledging its a repudiation of scientific fact: Vaccines are the best way to prevent infectious diseases from spreading. Texas is only one of 17 states (and D.C.) that allow parents of public school students a philosophical (read personal belief) exemption from vaccinating their children. Unfortunately, that number continues to increase. In the 2010-11 school year, the percentage of public school students with a conscientious exemption was 0.45 percent. By the 2017-18 school year, that figure grew to 1.07 percent. People may argue that 1 percent of a public school population of nearly 5.5 million isnt all that much. But scientists agree that the herd immunity rate required to keep people safe from disease is anywhere from 90 percent to 95 percent. Right now, Texas school districts fall within that range, but as the number of exemptions grows, the herd immunity is put more at risk. Applying the personal exemption standard to child care facilities would be a dangerous road to take. The CDC recommends that children do not start to get vaccines for measles until they reach at least 12 months of age. Should parents have to risk their kids getting the measles at such a young age from older, unvaccinated children? We dont believe so. Texas was one of 25 states last year to report cases of the measles. Medical experts and researchers say that the continued growth in the number of parents not getting their children vaccinated is increasing the risk of a measles outbreak. One doctor said, It is really not a question of whether these outbreaks will occur but when. We should be thankful that technology and medical advances managed to bring us out of the dark ages. Its remarkable that in the early 1960s, measles cases numbered in the hundreds of thousands. By the early 1990s, measles practically vanished. Now, its slowly starting to make a comeback. Texans For Vaccine Choice is only trying to make things worse, and their position that personal exemptions are allowed for child care facilities is something Texans cannot accept. OPINION Leftovers are not only the best part of Thanksgiving; for many of us, leftovers are actually the best parts of life. Most people wont give you the evil eye if youre going for what remains after theyve made their choices. I learned early that if you focus your appetite on what others dont want, you can feast every day. Heres the real secret: The trifles, scraped off the sides, have the best flavor. I live for scraps. I want the bits the burnt parts, the crispiest pieces, the gravy and the bones. When Bruce Springsteen sings, on the Tunnel of Love album, about the way that spare parts and broken hearts keep the world turning, he gets it right. That which functions meticulously, elegantly and impeccably is not what well find at either humanitys core or the center of most kitchens. Real life is messy and not always perfectly timed. But the toughest parts of whats left over keep. Delicacies have to be consumed the moment theyre presented or else they can kill you. Would you like salmon mousse served on thinly sliced avocado seven hours after it was plated? Not if you want to spend the next day upright. How about if I throw some stuffing into the gravy and heat it up? Want that for a snack? I make stuffing from stale bread. There is basically no expiration date. Thanksgiving, more than any other holiday, is all about leftovers. Celebrating gratitude, bounty and harvest, Thanksgiving is about the relief you feel when you have more than enough. That signature sense of satisfaction is ideally braided with the recognition of both community and interdependence. Thanksgiving is also, of course, about imitating the first feast offered by native people to uninvited visitors who ended up surprising them by being the People Who Would Never Leave. In this manner, they set the pattern. Thanksgiving is indeed the holiday of people who never know when its time for them to go. One of the primary reasons you want them to go is so that you can start on the leftovers. With leftovers you can help yourself. Help yourself is a wonderful phrase because it works in every context: You can use it as a rebuke to those who are lazy, you can use it as an invitation to those who seem hesitant and, if youre Tom Jones in 1966, you can use it to turn yourself into a sex object rather than turn women into one. Helping yourself to leftovers means not waiting to be served, not having to stick to certain portions and not having to balance your diet. To eat leftovers, you dont actually even have to sit down. The food is up for grabs sometimes quite literally. Turkey that had been served beautifully, eaten gracefully, savored over the course of hours and discussed as a delicacy on Thursday can, by Friday, be eaten while being held in one fist while the other hand is grabbing a can of diet soda from the fridge. If Thanksgiving is about following recipes and cooking inside the lines, leftovers are about cooking and eating outside the lines. We can employ the language of those in marketing and instead of calling them leftovers, refer to them as previously loved, environmentally friendly, gently used and repurposed. While nobody wants food thats been around so long it can be labeled collectible, a lot of leftovers have some serious shelf life. Mistakes in preparation of leftovers, far less serious than errors in the original main meal, can lead to delicious inventions. Think turkey tetrazzini, pot pie and club sandwich. And some things are simply better the second time around. These include pasta, turkey and love. There are, in fact, a number of book series called Second Chance at Love. Personally, Id like to start an imprint called Second Chance at Lasagna. Lets just say that it would have a wider audience. We could modify the food themes as well. For St. Patricks Day, thered be Second Chance at Beer and the obvious choice for Thanksgiving would be Second Chance at Giblets. Second helpings can lead to serendipitous pairings: theyre the blind dates and meeting cutes of the food world. Sustaining works or art can be created from whats been put aside, thrown away or left over. Help yourself. 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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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 Improve hurricane forecastsWe depend on accurate, timely weather forecasts to let us know when inclement weather is expected or possible, and we think Hur ricane Michael pr oved more research is needed to provide more warning when a deadly, destructive storm is imminent. Michael grew quickly, and even the best com puter models could not foresee how ferocious and deadly the stor m would be. Thr ee days before landfall, one of the more reliable models, the ECMWF (which stands for the Eur opean Centra for W eather Forecasting), showed Michael with peak winds of just under 95 mph when it reached the Gulf of Mexico south of Mexico Beach. After that, as we know, the storm intensified quickly, slamming the coast with winds of at least 155 mph. So, with all the money and effort this country has spent on improving hurricane forecasting, we believe that the forecasts should be more accurate. To fine-tune and improve future forecasting for hur ricanes in this age of climate change, meteorologists, climatologists and others must study ever ything that transpir ed with powerful, aberrant hurricanes like Florence, Gordon, Michael and Maria, and utilize the data to determine how Michael intensified in three days from a tropical depression to the fourth most powerful hurricane to hit the mainland United States. Some of that data will come from sensors deployed in Mexico Beach, which was walloped with a three-story storm surge, according to a Washington Post report that appeared in the Nov. 12 edition of The News Herald. Other data that should be re-ex amined are the intensity models that are used as gauges of how str ong a hur ricane will be at a future time. Although there has been marked improvement in long-range-forecasts, especially in the last 10 years, the forecast models and other tools used have not been recalibrated enough, as record offshore tem peratures can cause a storm to blow up into a monster much faster than it has ever before. W e know mor e about tropical cycles now, but not enough, and we think a concerted effort of weath er observers, scientists and perhaps even some ambitious students at the Florida State University Meteorology Depar tment and others like the Hurricane Hunters can collaborate to further improve our understanding of the sciences that would improve computer weather models and future tropi cal cyclone forecasts. And while we normally ar e one to urge fiscal restraint, this is one area with lives, livelihoods, property and so much more at stake money should be a secondary consideration. But, perhaps, a way to measure improvement in forecasting from season to season is in order. We wont suggest a mon etary figure, but we know it will be expensive. Befor e the Atlantic hur ricane season comes to a close later this month, we are confident all those involved in this crucial piece American security will be mapping out how they can ensure the 2019 season doesnt bring any surprises like this one did.Leftovers: The best partDallas Morning News Gina Panama City News HeraldTexas anti-vaxxers look to gain ground Gina Barreca is a board of trustees distinguished professor of English literature at University of Connecticut and the author of 10 books.Now, anti-vaxxers use terms such as parental choice, medical freedom and other rhetoric to try to sell bogus fears as a form of limited government instead of acknowledging its a repudiation of scientific fact: Vaccines are the best way to pre vent infectious diseases from spreading.


THURSDA Y, NOVEMBER 22, 2018 LOCAL LAKE CITY REPORTER 5A To submit your calendar item, stop by the Reporter oce or email Editor Robert Bridges at COMMUNITY CALENDARTodayThankgiving dinnerAhead of tomorrows opening of the Old Tyme Farm Days festival, the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak is hosting a Thanksgiving Day dinner at noon. Bring a covered dish, pay $5 and enjoy a feast fit for a king. There will be karaoke at the parks music hall from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m.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 volunteering.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.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.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.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.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)754-918Preschool StorytimePreschool Storytime, a library program for fami lies with preschoolers, is held on Thursdays at 11 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library, at 308 NW Columbia Ave. in downtown Lake City. For more information about the librarys childrens programs, call 386-758-2101.FridayOld Tyme Farm Days This annual festival opens today. See story below for more details.Celebrate 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 go to celebraterecoverylakecityflDinner 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 386-755-0235 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,   3 08 NW Columbia Ave. in downtown Lake City. For more about the librarys childrens programs, 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, V olunteer. to learn more about our volunteer on-boarding process and to complete a volunteer application.SaturdayFestival of LightsExperience the Festival of Lights on Saturday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Lake Citys Olustee Park. The lighting ceremony is at 6pm followed by Santas arrival in the park. Christmas music featuring the Gateway City Big Band at 5:30 p.m. and local entertainment throughout this community event, sponsored by Grace Harbor Christian Fellowship of Lake City. For more information contact Donald Johns at: (386) 365-5995.Old Tyme Farm DaysThe Old Tyme Farm Days festival continues. The swap meet begins at 8 a.m. and the festival begins at 9 a.m. Admission is $10 per carload.SundayDaylily ClubThe Suwanne Valley Daylily Club will meet at 2 p.m. in the Columbia County Library Main Branch. The public is encouraged to attend.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.MondayFriends of VetsThis Trenton-based organisation is looking for volunteers to help in the Otter Springs Park and Campground and with upcoming events. The next meeting is Monday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friends of Vets meets on the last Monday of every month, but there will be no meeting in December. For more information, call Debbie Destin at 352-2155476.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.Al-Anon meetingAn Al-Anon group meets at St. James Episcopal Church (2425 SW Bascom Norris Drive) at 6 p.m. on Mondays and 10 a.m. on Wednesdays. Newcomers group meets on Mondays at 5 p.m.TuesdayColumbia 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.WednesdayTerrific TwosTerrific Twos, a library program for toddlers, is offered on   W ednesdays at 10:30 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library,   308 NW Columbia A ve. in downtown Lake City. For more information about the librarys childrens programs, call 386-758-2101.Al-Anon meetingAn Al-Anon group meets at St. James Episcopal Church (2425 SW Bascom Norris Drive) at 6 p.m. on Mondays and 10 a.m. on Wednesdays. Newcomers group meets on Mondays at 5 p.m.Volunteers neededThe Christian Service Center (421 NW Washington St., Lake City) is in search of volunteers. The centers mission is to serve those in need in Columbia County through Christian faith and resources. For more, call 386-755-1770.Volunteer at HavenHaven Hospice is current ly seeking volunteers for many tasks. No experience necessar y. To apply online visit 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. COURTESYDonation to homeless programRiders With Caring Hearts raised $12,000 during its annual motorcycle run on November 3. The proceeds from the run were given to the Columbia County Homeless Education program. The groups president Danny Murphy presented a check for the amount raised to Dana Huggins, homeless liaison, and school board members. From left: Superintendent Lex Carswell, Stephanie Finnell, Dana Brady-Giddens, Keith Hudson, Dana Huggins, Danny Murray, Steve Nelson. For life insurance, call a good neighbor. State Farm Life Insuranc e Company (Not licensed in MA, NY or WI), State Farm Life and Accident Assurance Company (Licensed in NY and WI), Bloomin gton, IL Call me and Ill help you choose the right life insurance for you and your family. We put the life back in life insurance.1311000 John A Kasak, Agent 904 SW SR 247 Branford Hwy Lake City, FL 32025 Bus: 386-752-7521 For life insurance, call a good neighbor.State Farm Life Insuranc e Company (Not licensed in MA, NY or WI), State Farm Life and Accident Assurance Company (Licensed in NY and WI), Bloomin gton, ILCall me and Ill help you choose the right life insurance for you and your family. 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We put the life back in life insurance.1311000 John A Kasak, Agent 904 SW SR 247 Branford Hwy Lake City, FL 32025 Bus: 386-752-7521 For life insurance, call a good neighbor.State Farm Life Insuranc e Company (Not licensed in MA, NY or WI), State Farm Life and Accident Assurance Company (Licensed in NY and WI), Bloomin gton, ILCall me and Ill help you choose the right life insurance for you and your family. We put the life back in life insurance. 1311000 John A Kasak, Agent 904 SW SR 247 Branford Hwy Lake City, FL 32025 Bus: 386-752-7521 For life insurance, call a good neighbor.State Farm Life Insuranc e Company (Not licensed in MA, NY or WI), State Farm Life and Accident Assurance Company (Licensed in NY and WI), Bloomin gton, ILCall me and Ill help you choose the right life insurance for you and your family. We put the life back in life insurance.1311000 John A Kasak, Agent 904 SW SR 247 Branford Hwy Lake City, FL 32025 Bus: 386-752-7521 Old Tyme Farm Days returns to Live OakSkip Black Friday this year and come out to enjoy Old Tyme Farm Days & Swap Meet (OTFD) at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak on Friday and Saturday. The festival is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; swap meet from 8 a.m. to noon each day. Admission is $10 per day per carload for non-campers. There will be a kids petting zoo, musical performances on Uncle Charles Stage, antiques to look for, a unique variety of food to select from, old farm equipment auction, handmade jewelry and many other handmade articles. Appearing for the first time at the festival as a group will be Skip Johns and Lowlands, a collection of regional musicians with a storied history. From Thomasville, Ga., OTFD welcomes the return of Stringonometry, a trio of young men performing regularly with the Tallahassee Youth Ensemble under the direction of the famed Mickey Abraham. Be sure to meet people like Mike the woodcarver. Mikes chainsaw sculptures are featured throughout the SOSMP, fashioned from tree stumps. Mike and his wonderful old dog Sammy will demonstrate his art throughout the weekend. From staff reports


By JENNIFER HABERKORNLos Angeles TimesWASHINGTON The only Democrat publicly considering a challenge to Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for the House speakership abruptly announced Tuesday that she would support the California Democrat instead, after being given a new committee chairmanship. It was a setback for the Democratic rebellion trying to block Pelosi from regaining the speakers gavel, and a reminder of her effectiveness at sidelining opposition. It showed Pelosi is willing to use an aggressive strategy to flip her opponents, including doling out coveted committee assignments. The decision by Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, D-Ohio, to step aside comes as Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., another prominent member of the anti-Pelosi faction of Democrats on Capitol Hill, was shouted down at a town hall meeting Monday over his stance on Pelosi. 6A THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2018 NATIONAL LAKE CITY REPORTER Sen. Bill Galvano became president of the Florida Senate on Tuesday, promising to leave a contentious election behind and to promote a more civil discussion of issues facing the nations third-largest state. Galvano, a 52-yearold Republican lawyer from Bradenton, told the 40-member Senate there is little he can do to stem the tide of modern-day incivility that has become so pervasive in an era of social media and the 24-hour news cycle. But I can tell you that while I am serving as Senate president, the Florida Senate will have civility, transparency, candor and opportunity, including an opportunity for the people of Florida to be heard, Galvano said. Galvano was unanimously elected president during a one-day organization session that included putting in place new House and Senate leaders and swearing in lawmakers. Rep. Jose Oliva, R-Miami Lakes, was also elected Tuesday to serve as House speaker. Galvano brings a wealth of legislative experience to his presidency. As a House member, he served as a rules committee chairman, oversaw the investigation of a House speaker and helped negotiate a complicated gambling agreement with the Seminole Tribe of Florida. In the Senate, Galvano has handled the education budget and shepherded a major higher-education package through the Legislature. But in contrast to outgoing President Joe Negron, a Stuart Republican who made the higher-education package a top priority, Galvano outlined a series of issues where he expects to see legislative initiatives but said he would leave the details to individual senators to develop. A presiding officer, in my opinion, should be somewhat of a traffic cop, directing the traffic that comes from the members, Galvano told reporters after the organization session ended. Im not going to dictate to them. Theyre going to tell me the direction in which to go. News Ser vice of Florida OLIVIER DOULIERY/A baca Press/TNSOhio Rep. Marcia Fudge, the new chairwoman of the Democratic National Convention, speaks during the conventions first day on Monday, July 25, 2016.Pelosi challenger opts to back off race for speakerBy GEOFFREY MOHANLos Angeles TimesFederal food safety officials are warning consumers away from romaine lettuce again after another outbreak of a deadly strain of E. coli bacteria hit 11 states and two Canadian provinces, sending 19 people to hospitals. The public warning issued Tuesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Public Health Agency of Canada comes eight months after a deadly outbreak centered around the Yuma, Ariz., cultivation region killed five people. U.S. and Canadian authorities believe the current outbreak is unrelated to springs Yuma outbreak. But the culprit strain of E. coli has the same genetic fingerprint of the bacteria behind a rash of food-borne illnesses reported during fall 2017 in Canada and in January in 15 U.S. states, where it killed one person and sickened two dozen others. JOHN J. KIM/C hicago Tribune/TNSFood safety officials are warning consumers away from romaine lettuce again after another outbreak of a deadly strain of E. coli bacteria hit 13 states.Another E. coli outbreak causes romaine warning Fla. Senate president promises civility Galvano


Lake City Reporter SPORTS Thursday, November 22, 2018 ww 7A Story ideas? Contact Eric Jackson or Jordan Kroeger754-0420 Follow @LCR_Sports on Twitter for local stories, score updates and moreFWHS BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEWFORT WHITE The Indians came just shy of a playoff berth, losing in the semifinal round of the league tournament last season. But the tribe is back, and with its key core of players still intact, Fort White believes it can finally reach the big dance. It wont be easy returning to the playoffs for the first time since 2014, but the Indians are confident they can make some noise in District 4-5A. Fort White will learn how its team stacks up as early as next week, when the Indians host defending league champion Bradford in Tuesday nights regular season opener. Were going to find out quick, fast and in a hurry, Fort White head coach Isiah Phillips said of the season-opener. All I want my guys to do is compete. Fort White is poised to bring back key returners like Chris Butler, Darren Mathews and Christian Wilson. The Indians are expected to also receive a boost from their football players like Myles McClain, Derrick Roberson and Kam Calhoun. Terrance Jones may be returning too but is currently nursing a shoulder injury. Phillips says his team is still building chemistry since the group hasnt spent much time together, due to conflicting schedules and players leaving for the break. Over half my team is coming from football so were trying to make the transition, he said. Were still trying to get over losing the game like that in football and [were] trying to start off positive in basketball. Theyre getting back in the groove of things. Theyre working really hard. Were still a little rusty [transi tioning] from football but at least theyre putting forth the effort. The effort is defi-BACK IN COURTIndians aim for first playoff berth since 2014.CURTIS COMPTON/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNSTiger Woods and Phil Mickelson share a laugh on the 11th tee box while playing a practice round together for the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on Apr. 3 in Augusta, Ga. By DOUG FERGUSONAssociated PressThe winner between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson might be the least relevant aspect of their Friday night match in Las Vegas. Far more compelling was the outcome of a 72-hole exhibition played over two courses for an obscene amount of money Harry Vardon received nearly seven times more than what he had won from his one-shot victory over Willie Park Jr. in the 1898 British Open. That next summer, Vardon and Park played an exhibition billed by the British press as the greatest golf competition ever. Vardon won 100 British pounds with his 2-up advantage at North Berwick before 10,000 spectators, and another 100 pounds for completing the 11-and-10 rout at his home course of Ganton. So Woods vs. Mickelson is nothing new, except the public is not allowed at Shadow Creek. Whats unique about this exhibition, with $9 million supposedly going to the winner, is the delivery. This is golfs first venture into pay-per-view, and organizers were smart to keep the price at $19.99, which is about 25 percent of what a compelling heavyweight fight would command. How many people care enough to sign up on Black Friday? Um, no, Rory McIlroy said when he was asked last week in Dubai if he would pay to watch. I contemplated it. I was having lunch with Phil at one of the FedEx Cup events and I said, I might watch it. He took $25 out of his pocket and said, No, heres $25, Ill pay for it for you. Thank you. McIlroy says it might have been worth it 15 years ago, but that now it has missed the mark a little bit. Woods and Mickelson remain the two biggest names in golf even in this tidal wave of youth, but their one-sided rivalry Woods was the only rival Mickelson had, not the other The real measure of Tiger vs. Phil is how many watchFILE Fort White guard Myles McClain looks up court against Keystone Heights last season. ON THE FRINGE COLLEGE BASKETBALLAssociated PressPARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas Christian James scored 18 points to help Oklahoma hold off Florida 65-60 in Wednesdays first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas. Aaron Calixte hit two clinching free throws with 5.0 seconds left for the Sooners (4-0), who led by 11 in the first half and 63-54 with 3:38 left. The Gators got back in it with 3-pointers from KeVaughn Allen and Noah Locke to make it a one-possession game, then had a final possession to pull within one or tie it in the final 15 seconds. But Allens driving shot missed, setting up Calixtes free throws to advance the Sooners in the winners bracket. Oklahoma helped itself by taking a 48-34 rebounding advantage, including 15-7 on the offensive glass. Dontay Bassett had 14 points off the bench to lead the Gators (2-2), who hit a season-high 11 3-pointers after struggling from behind the arc entering the tournament. Golfers will face off in match this Friday for a prize of $9 million.WATCH continued on 12AOklahoma tops UF to start Battle 4 AtlantisGators late rally comes up short in opener, move to losers bracket.COURTESY Florida forward Dontay Bassett shoots a jump-hook in the lane against Oklahoma. INDIANS continued on 12A A7


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(DVS) The Guest BookThe Guest BookThe Guest Book HLN 40 202 204Forensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic Files FNC 41 205 360Special Report With Bret Baier (N) The Story With Martha MacCallum (N) Tucker Carlson Tonight (N) Hannity (N) The Ingraham Angle (N) Fox News at Night with Shannon E! 45 114 236(4:30) EnchantedThe Princess Diaries (2001, Childrens) Julie Andrews, Anne Hathaway. The Parent Trap (1998, Childrens) Lindsay Lohan. Reunited twin girls try to get their parents back together. TRAVEL 46 196 277The Dead Files The Dead Files The Dead Files The Dead Files The Dead Files (N) Haunted Live Nov. 16, 2018 HGTV 47 112 229Fixer Upper Fixer Upper An old Victorian. House Hunters (N) Hunters IntlHouse Hunters (N) Hunters IntlHouse Hunters (N) Hunters IntlHouse HuntersHouse Hunters TLC 48 183 280Long Lost Family Long Lost Family Long Lost Family Foster Homes Long Lost Family Long Lost Family Long Lost Family HIST 49 120 269Forged in Fire: Bladesgiving (N) Forged in Fire: Bladesgiving (N) (:05) Forged in Fire (DVS) ANPL 50 184 282Crikey! Its the Irwins Crikey! Its the Irwins Tiger Eyes Crikey! Its the Irwins The Secret Life of the Zoo The Secret Life of the Zoo The Secret Life of the Zoo FOOD 51 110 231Beat Bobby FlayBeat Bobby FlayChopped Sensational Sandwiches Chopped Plum Luck Chopped Leftover Takeover Beat Bobby FlayBeat Bobby FlayBeat Bobby FlayBeat Bobby Flay TBN 52 260 372John Gray WorldRem the MusicHistory: ActsThe Potters TouchHistory of Thanksgiving With DavidJoseph PrinceLove Speaks Joel Osteen Christine CaineHistory of Thanksgiving With David FSN-FL 56 -(5:00) UFC Reloaded UFC Unleashed UFC Main Event UFC Sound WavesPanthers Live! World Poker World Poker SYFY 58 122 244(4:55) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) (DVS) (:08) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011, Fantasy) Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint. (DVS) Futurama Futurama AMC 60 130 254(5:30) The Godfather (1972, Drama) Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan. A maa patriarch tries to hold his empire together. The Godfather, Part II (1974, Crime Drama) Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton. COM 62 107 249(5:55) The Ofce(:25) The OfceThe Ofce The Ofce Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009) Kevin James, Jayma Mays. Premiere. The Hangover Part II (2011) Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms. Premiere. CMT 63 166 327(5:00) Prancer (1989) To Be Announced NGWILD 108 190 283The Incredible Dr. Pol The Incredible Dr. Pol The Incredible Dr. Pol Dr. Oakley, Yukon Vet Wily Coyote Dr. Ks Exotic Animal ER The Incredible Dr. Pol NGEO 109 186 276Life Below Zero The Great Unknown Life Below Zero A Lesson Learned Life Below Zero Into the Storm Life Below Zero: Ice Breakers (N) Live Free or Die: Down & Dirty Life Below Zero Into the Storm SCIENCE 110 193 284Engineering Catastrophes How Its MadeHow Its MadeHow Its MadeHow Its MadeHow Its MadeHow Its MadeHow Its MadeHow Its MadeHow Its MadeHow Its Made ID 111 192 285Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda A Recipe for Disaster (N) The Last Thanksgiving (N) The Thanksgiving Ambush (N) House Guest From Hell (N) SEC 743 408 611SEC Storied Marty & McGee (N) SEC Storied Marty & McGee SEC FeaturedMarty & McGee HBO 302 300 501Tiger vs. Phil(:20) Anchorman: The Legend of Ron BurgundyThe Greatest Showman (2017) Hugh Jackman. PG (:45) My Brilliant Friend The Dolls (:45) My Brilliant Friend The Money Justice League MAX 320 310 515(:10) The Time Travelers Wife (2009) Rachel McAdams. PG-13 Avatar (2009, Science Fiction) Sam Worthington, Voice of Zoe Saldana. NR (:45) Sphere (1998) Dustin Hoffman. PG-13 SHOW 340 318 545(5:25) Ray Donovan(:25) The Break-Up (2006) Vince Vaughn. PG-13 (:15) Ofce Christmas Party (2016, Comedy) Jason Bateman. R Escape at Dannemora (:05) Meet the Fockers (2004) SCOREBOARD TV LISTINGSThursday, Nov. 22 AUTO RACING 3:55 a.m. (Friday) ESPN2 Formula One, Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, practice, Abu Dhabi COLLEGE BASKETBALL 1:30 p.m. ESPN Battle 4 Atlantis, semifinal game, Oklahoma vs. TBD ESPN2 Villanova vs. Canisius FS1 UMass vs. Southern Illinois 2:30 p.m. ESPNU La Salle vs. Miami 3:30 p.m. ESPN2 Oklahoma State vs. Memphis 4 p.m. ESPN Battle 4 Atlantis, semifinal game, TBD FS1 Nevada vs. Tulsa 4:30 p.m. ESPNU Northwestern vs. Fresno State 7 p.m. ESPN2 Battle 4 Atlantis, consolation game, Florida vs. TBD ESPNU Charleston vs. LSU 7:30 p.m. FS1 Texas vs. North Carolina 9 p.m. ESPNU UAB vs. Florida State 9:30 p.m. ESPN2 Battle 4 Atlantis, consolation game, TBD 10 p.m. FS1 Michigan State vs. UCLA 11:30 p.m. ESPN2 Hawaii vs. Utah COLLEGE FOOTBALL 3:30 p.m. CBSSN Colorado State at Air Force 7:30 p.m. ESPN Mississippi State at Ole Miss GOLF 1 a.m. GOLF European Tour Golf, Hong Kong Open, first round, Hong Kong GC, Fanling 8 p.m. GOLF PGA Tour, ISPS Handa World Cup of Golf, second round, Australia 1 a.m. (Friday) GOLF European Tour Golf, Hong Kong Open, second round, Hong Kong GC, Fanling NFL FOOTBALL 12:30 p.m. CBS Chicago at Detroit 4:30 p.m. FOX Washington at Dallas 8:20 p.m. NBC Atlanta at New OrleansCOLLEGE FOOTBALLPLAYOFF RANKINGS RECORD 1. Alabama 11-0 2. Clemson 11-0 3. Notre Dame 11-0 4. Michigan 10-1 5. Georgia 10-1 6. Oklahoma 10-1 7. LSU 9-2 8. Washington St. 10-1 9. UCF 10-0 10. Ohio St. 10-1 11. F lorida 8-3 12. P enn St. 8-3 13. W est Virginia 8-2 14. T exas 8-3 15. Ken tucky 8-3 14. W ashington 8-3 17. U tah 8-3 18. M ississippi St. 7-4 19. Nor thwestern 7-4 20. S yracuse 8-3 21. U tah State 10-1 22. T exas A&M 7-4 23. B oise St. 9-2 24. P ittsburgh 7-4 25. Io wa St. 6-4 T odays Top 25 Games No. 18 Mississippi St. at Ole Miss, 7:30 p.m. Fridays Top 25 Games No. 6 Oklahoma at No. 13 West Virginia, 8 p.m. No. 8 Washington St. vs. No. 16 Washington, 8:30 p.m. No. 9 UCF at South Florida, 4:15 p.m. No. 14 Texas at Kansas, noon Saturdays Top 25 Games No. 1 Alabama vs. Auburn, 3:30 p.m. No. 2 Clemson vs. South Carolina, 7 p.m. No. 3 Notre Dame at USC, 8 p.m. No. 4 Michigan at No. 10 Ohio St., noon No. 5 Georgia vs. Georgia Tech, noon No. 7 LSU at No. 22 Texas A&M, 7:30 p.m. No. 11 Florida at Florida St., noon No. 12 Penn St. vs. Maryland, 3:30 p.m. No. 15 Kentucky at Louisville, 7 p.m. No. 17 Utah vs. BYU, 10 p.m. No. 19 Northwestern vs. Illinois, 3:30 p.m. No. 20 Syracuse at Boston College, noon No. 21 Utah St. at No. 23 Boise St., 10:15 p.m. No. 24 Pittsburgh at Miami, 3:30 p.m. No. 25 Iowa St. vs. Kansas St., 7 p.m. Associated Press Top 25 RECORD PT S L W1. Alabama (61) 11-0 1,525 1 2. Clemson 11-0 1,455 2 3. Notre Dame 11-0 1,412 3 4. Michigan 10-1 1,327 4 5. Georgia 10-1 1,288 5 6. Oklahoma 10-1 1,182 6 7. Washington St. 10-1 1,149 8 8. LSU 9-2 1,064 10 8. UCF 10-0 1,064 11 10. Ohio St. 10-1 1,019 9 11. Texas 8-3 856 13 12. W est Virginia 8-2 822 7 13. Florida 8-3 707 15 14. U tah St. 10-1 667 14 15. P enn St. 8-3 659 16 16. Washington 8-3 631 17 17. Kentucky 8-3 508 20 18. Utah 8-3 491 21 19. Syracuse 8-3 427 12 20. Nor thwestern 7-4 307 24 21. B oise State 9-2 287 23 22. M ississippi St. 7-4 260 25 23. Army 9-2 176 24. P ittsburgh 7-4 1 29 25. Io wa State 6-4 123 18 Others receiving votes: Fresno St. 100, NC State 45, Cincinnati 43, Missouri 34, Texas A&M 29, Auburn 11, Stanford 8, Iowa 8, UAB 5, Houston 3, Wisconsin 2, Buffalo 1, Troy 1.MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALLTuesdays Late Top 25 Games No. 21 Oregon 83, Green Bay 72 No. 3 Gonzaga 91, Arizona 74 Tuesdays Late SEC Games Washington 71, Texas A&M 67 Wednesdays Top 25 Games No. 10 Kentucky 87, Winthrop 74 No. 1 Duke vs. No. 3 Gonzaga, 5 p.m. No. 2 Kansas vs. Marquette, 7 p.m. No. 4 Virginia vs. Middle Tennessee, 9:30 p.m. No. 5 Tennessee vs. Louisville, 5 p.m. No. 8 Auburn vs. Arizona, 11:30 p.m. No. 15 Mississippi St. vs. Saint Marys, 8:30 p.m. No. 16 Clemson vs. Creighton, 7:30 p.m. No. 20 Iowa vs. Alabama St., 8:30 p.m. No. 22 Buffalo vs. Dartmouth, 7 p.m. No. 25 Wisconsin vs. Stanford, 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays Other ACC Games Pittsburgh 75, Saint Louis 73 Colgate at Syracuse, 7 p.m. Tex Rio Grande at Georgia Tech, 7:30 p.m. Loyola (IL) vs. Boston College, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays Other SEC Games Oklahoma 65, Florida 60 Montana St. at Arkansas, 8 p.m. Todays Top 25 Games No. 4 Virginia vs. Butler or Dayton at, 4 or 9:30 p.m. No. 6 Nevada vs. Tulsa, 4 p.m. No. 7 North Carolina vs. Texas, 7:30 p.m. No. 11 Michigan St. vs. No. 17 UCLA, 10 p.m. No. 14 Florida St. vs. UAB, 9:30 p.m. No. 19 LSU vs. College of Charleston, 7 p.m. No. 25 Wisconsin vs. Florida or Oklahoma, 1:30 or 7 p.m. Todays Other ACC Games La Salle vs. Miami, 2:30 p.m.NBAEASTERN CONFERENCE W L P ct GB Toronto 14 4 .778 M ilwaukee 12 4 .750 1 I ndiana 11 6 .647 2 Philadelphia 12 7 .632 2 Detroit 8 6 .571 4 B oston 9 8 .529 4 Orlando 9 9 .500 5 Char lotte 8 8 .500 5 Br ooklyn 8 10 .444 6 W ashington 6 11 .353 7 M iami 6 11 .353 7 Chicago 4 13 .235 9 New Y ork 4 14 .222 10 A tlanta 3 14 .176 10 Cleveland 2 13 .133 10 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L P ct GB Portland 12 5 .706 M emphis 11 5 .688 G olden State 12 6 .667 L.A. Clippers 11 6 .647 1 Ok lahoma City 10 6 .625 1 D enver 10 7 .588 2 New Or leans 10 7 .588 2 L.A. Lakers 9 7 .563 2 Houst on 8 7 .533 3 S acramento 9 8 .529 3 S an Antonio 8 8 .500 3 U tah 8 9 .471 4 Dallas 7 9 .438 4 Minnesota 7 10 .412 5 P hoenix 3 13 .188 8 T uesdays Games Toronto 93, Orlando 91 Washington 125, L.A. Clippers 118 Brooklyn 104, Miami 92 Portland 118, New York 114 Todays Games No games scheduled. Fridays Games Minnesota at Brooklyn, 12 p.m. Memphis at L.A. Clippers, 3:30 p.m. Houston at Detroit, 7 p.m. Boston at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Cleveland at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m. New Orleans at New York, 7:30 p.m. Washington at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. Charlotte at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Miami at Chicago, 8 p.m. San Antonio at Indiana, 8 p.m. Phoenix at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m. Orlando at Denver, 9 p.m. Portland at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Utah at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.NFLAMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T P ct PF P A New England 7 3 0 .700 280 236 M iami 5 5 0 .500 199 256 Buffalo 3 7 0 .300 137 251 N.Y Jets 3 7 0 .300 208 254 S outh W L T P ct PF P A Houston 7 3 0 .700 239 205 I ndianapolis 5 5 0 .500 298 249 T ennessee 5 5 0 .500 178 189 Jackson ville 3 7 0 .300 176 219 N orth W L T P ct PF P A Pittsburgh 7 2 1 .750 299 225 Baltimor e 5 5 0 .500 237 181 C incinnati 5 5 0 .500 256 312 Clev eland 3 6 1 .350 218 263 W est W L T P ct PF P A Kansas City 9 2 0 .818 404 294 L.A. Chargers 7 3 0 .700 262 209 D enver 4 6 0 .400 228 235 Oak land 2 8 0 .200 170 293 NA TIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T P ct PF P A Washington 6 4 0 .600 197 198 Dallas 5 5 0 .500 203 190 P hiladelphia 4 6 0 .400 205 231 N.Y Giants 3 7 0 .300 215 263 S outh W L T P ct PF P A New Orleans 9 1 0 .900 378 239 C arolina 6 4 0 .600 260 252 A tlanta 4 6 0 .400 263 276 T ampa Bay 3 7 0 .300 267 329 N orth W L T P ct PF P A Chicago 7 3 0 .700 294 195 M innesota 5 4 1 .550 241 229 Gr een Bay 4 5 1 .450 247 243 D etroit 4 6 0 .400 222 263 W est W L T P ct PF P A L.A. Rams 10 1 0 .909 389 282 S eattle 5 5 0 .500 246 216 A rizona 2 8 0 .200 145 248 S an Francisco 2 8 0 .200 230 266 T odays Games Chicago at Detroit, 12:30 p.m. Washington at Dallas, 4:30 p.m. Atlanta at New Orleans, 8:20 p.m. Sundays Games Seattle at Carolina, 1 p.m. New England at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Buffalo, 1 p.m. San Francisco at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. Oakland at Baltimore, 1 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Cleveland at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. Arizona at L.A. Chargers, 4:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at Denver, 4:25 p.m. Miami at Indianapolis, 4:25 p.m. Green Bay at Minnesota, 8:20 p.m. Open: L.A. Rams, Kansas City Mondays Games Tennessee at Houston, 8:15 p.m.NHLEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L O T P ts T oronto 21 15 6 0 30 T ampa Bay 21 14 6 1 29 Buffalo 21 13 6 2 28 M ontreal 21 11 6 4 26 B oston 20 11 6 3 25 O ttawa 21 9 9 3 21 D etroit 20 9 9 2 20 F lorida 18 8 7 3 19 M etropolitan Division GP W L O T P ts C olumbus 21 12 7 2 26 N.Y Rangers 21 11 8 2 24 W ashington 20 10 7 3 23 N.Y Islanders 19 10 7 2 22 C arolina 20 9 8 3 21 P hiladelphia 20 9 9 2 20 New Jersey 19 8 9 2 18 P ittsburgh 19 7 8 4 18 WESTERN C ONFERENCE Central Division GP W L O T P ts Nash ville 21 15 5 1 31 W innipeg 19 12 5 2 26 M innesota 21 12 7 2 26 C olorado 20 10 6 4 24 Dallas 21 11 8 2 24 Chicago 21 8 8 5 21 S t. Louis 19 7 9 3 17 P acific Division GP W L O T P ts San Jose 22 11 7 4 26 C algary 21 12 8 1 25 V ancouver 23 10 11 2 22 E dmonton 21 10 10 1 21 A naheim 22 8 9 5 21 A rizona 19 9 9 1 19 V egas 22 9 12 1 19 L os Angeles 20 7 12 1 15 T uesdays Games Edmonton 4, San Jose 3, OT Todays Games No games scheduled Fridays Games N.Y. Rangers at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Montreal at Buffalo, 4 p.m. Winnipeg at Minnesota, 4 p.m. Edmonton at Anaheim, 4 p.m. Detroit at Washington, 4 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at New Jersey, 4 p.m. Calgary at Vegas, 6 p.m. Toronto at Columbus, 7 p.m. Chicago at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Florida at Carolina, 7:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Nashville at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Ottawa at Dallas, 8 p.m. Colorado at Arizona, 8 p.m. Vancouver at San Jose, 9 p.m.WOMENS COLLEGE BASKETBALLWednesdays Top 25 Game No. 6 Mississippi State vs. Furman, 3 p.m. Wednesdays ACC Games Xavier at Wake Forest, 7 p.m. Wednesdays Other SEC Games Vanderbilt 89, Tennessee St. 63 Indiana 83, Florida 64 Todays Top 25 Games No. 1 Notre Dame vs. Gonzaga, 3 p.m. No. 2 UConn vs. Mississippi, 7:30 p.m. No. 9 Oregon St. vs. Western Kentucky, 11:30 p.m. No. 11 Tennessee vs. Clemson, 3 p.m. No. 13 South Carolina vs. ETSU, 9 p.m. No. 14 Syracuse vs. Kansas St., 2:30 p.m. No. 15 N.C. St. vs. Michigan St., 6:30 p.m. No. 16 DePaul vs. Princeton, Noon No. 17 South Florida vs. Kentucky, 1 p.m. Todays Other ACC Games UCLA at North Carolina, 3 p.m. Georgia Tech at George Washington, 4 p.m. Todays Other SEC Games Morgan St. at Georgia, Noon COLLEGE FOOTBALLSEC might decide to sit out this years coaching carouselBy STEVE MEGARGEEAssociated PressSEC teams may not bother taking a spin on this years coaching carousel. While at least one coach has been fired already in each of the other Power Five conferences, the SEC doesnt have any coach on the brink of being let go heading into the final weekend of the regular season. Barring a surprise move, 2019 would mark the first time since 2006 that the SEC begins a season with no new head coaches. Its unusual, said former Arkansas and Mississippi coach Houston Nutt, who now works as an analyst for CBS Sports. Everyone ought to be happy and working even a little bit harder since the ax didnt fall. The potential lack of coaching movement in the SEC doesnt necessarily mean schools are getting more cautious about making changes. After all, five of the leagues 14 members had new coaches this year. The only SEC coaches who started their current jobs before 2016 are Alabamas Nick Saban, Auburns Gus Malzahn, Kentuckys Mark Stoops and Vanderbilts Derek Mason. Things had to settle down at some point just to give all these new coaches a chance to prove themselves. Various circumstances helped out some coaches whose jobs otherwise might have been in jeopardy. Auburn (7-4, 3-4 SEC) is out of the Top 25 after being ranked as high as eighth this year, but Malzahn is in the first year of a seven-year, $49 million deal and firing him would be costly. Malzahns buyout after this season would be $32 million. Both athletic director Allen Greene and Auburn President Steven Leath have said Malzahn will be back next season. Theres no doubt, Malzahn said last week. Ill be the coach and well get this thing turned around. Thats what were going to do. Mason owns a 23-37 record in five seasons at Vanderbilt. The Commodores (5-6, 2-5) would earn their second bowl bid in three years with a victory over Tennessee this week but will clinch a fifth straight sub-.500 season with a loss. Although Vanderbilt is considered the toughest job in the SEC, Mason inherited a program that had posted back-to-back 9-4 records and Top 25 finishes under James Franklin. Mason still seems safe with Vanderbilts athletic department in transition. David Williams II announced in September he would step down as Vanderbilts athletic director once a replacement is hired. It would be rather unusual for a lame-duck athletic director to make a coaching change by removing a guy hed hired. Senior quarterback Kyle Shurmur offered his support for Mason, who is seeking a third consecutive victory over Tennessee. The Commodores havent beaten Tennessee three straight times since the 1920s. Coach Mason has been consistent since day one with his message, and I think weve all grown, Shurmur said. Hes a great coach, and I think hes going to be here a long time. Any questions about Missouri coach Barry Odoms future likely were answered when the Tigers won their last three games to improve from 4-4 to 7-4. Odom has an 18-18 mark in three seasons. South Carolina (6-4, 4-4) is having a somewhat disappointing season, but Will Muschamp is 21-15 and headed to a third straight bowl appearance with a program that went 3-9 the year before his arrival. South Carolina gave Muschamp a new sixyear, $28.2 million contract after the Gamecocks went 9-4 last season.


LAKE CIT Y REPOR TER ADVICE & COMICS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2018 A9 DEAR ABBY: Our family went away for a two-week vacation. One of my co-workers suggested I hire her daughter to stay in our home and take care of our pets and plants in our absence. The daughter is 20 years old and a student. We agreed upon a gener ous payment and paid her as s oon as we got home. Everything was fine, except our stockpile of Costco items (granola bars and juice boxes) out in the garage was nearly depleted. When I asked her about it, she texted me back almost in a joking way that she had helped herself and meant to replenish the supply, but it had slipped her mind. She had also borrowed a couple of items from our home she forgot to return (blow-dryer, a game and our wine glasses), but returned them once it was brought to her attention. I was happy just to come home to my plants and animals being alive and our house in one piece. My husband, on the other hand, was not. He suggest ed I inform my co-worker th at I wont be hiring her daughter again because she was very unprofessional. What is your opinion on the matter? HOUSESITTING IN THE EAST DEAR HOUSESITTING: I agree with your husband. Although the daughter isnt a professional house-sitter, she should not have taken items from your home without permission or without informing you about what she had bor rowed. And if she was not gi ven permission to help herself to the goodies in your garage, she should have left them where they were or offered to compen sate you for them upon your ret urn. I suppose the omis sion could be chalked up to imma turity, but I do think it should be mentioned. DEAR ABBY: I have been dating this guy for 2 1/2 years. We started dating when he was separated and in the process of getting divorced. My friends and family have met him, but he has introduced me only to his friends. He didnt want me to meet his family until now. (I dont know why.) He has a 3-year-old daughter. One day I sent him an article about your kids shouldnt be the most important. He became upset because he thought I was trying to separate him and his daughter. I explained that the article says you should love yourself first, but he still misunderstood me. I told him Im tired of him doubt ing and my love. He isnt sure if w e are going to get married in two years. What should I do? I want this relationship to work, but at the same time I feel like he is dragging me nowhere. VERY INSECURE IN CALIFORNIA DEAR VERY INSECURE: You say that although you have met this mans friends, you still have yet to meet any mem bers of his family. Why no t? After 2 1/2 years, this is a red flag. That after all this time he says he isnt sure he wants to marry you is an even bigger one. Put your cards on the table, and tell him you think it would be better for both of you to start seeing others because even after 2 1/2 years he still isnt ready for a commitment and you are. Abigail Van Student earns low marks as a vacation house-sitter 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): Keep track of your money. Unnecessary pur chases will add up quickly. A responsible attitude regarding your personal documents and keeping things updated will ensure you dont have any problems come tax time. Love and romance are highlighted. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Finish what you start, regardless of setbacks. Staying on top of your responsibilities will help you avoid a run-in with someone counting on you to do your part. Ask for help to meet your obligations if necessary. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): While looking for opportunities, dont get saddled with someones problems or projects. The best way to get ahead is to do whatever it takes to promote yourself, your skills and your ideas, not working to promote the interests of others. CANCER (June 21-July 22): Look at partnerships carefully. If you think both parties will benefit, great. If not, be prepared to walk. Do a background check; honesty may be an issue. Do your best to build up strength and endurance. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Dont let the little things get to you. Socialize with people who motivate you to be your best. Monitor those who have bad habits and who try to coax you to join in. Proper diet, exercise and less indulgence are recommended. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Participate in trade shows or meetings that will broaden your sense of awareness and give you a better understanding of whats possible. Refuse to let a personal problem you are dealing with stifle your chance to learn something new. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Short trips, getting together with old friends or colleagues or just taking a moment to gather your thoughts and formulate new plans will do you good. Dont let someone put demands on you or take up too much of your time. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Put more effort into emotional relationships. Take time to listen to problems, nurture connections and protect against love loss. Dont evade issues or mislead someone about the way you really feel. Honesty is the best policy. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Anger will mount if someone misleads you. Dont engage in a battle you cannot finish. You should do your best to nurture partnerships, not disrupt them. Put your time and energy into something constructive that will get you ahead. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Spend more time on domestic issues. Make changes at home that will improve personal relationships. Your effort wont go unnoticed and will ward off someones complaints. Dont let someone from your past disrupt your life. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Finish what you start, and positive changes will come your way. Taking on a job that requires your full attention will also end up lining your pockets with extra cash. A personal gain will change your life. Romance is encouraged. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Stick close to home, and dont let important documents lapse. Keeping everything in order will help you avoid getting into trouble. Look to someone you know you can trust for good advice. Comedian-director Terry Gilliam is 78. Actress Lin Tucci is 67. Actor Richard Kind is 62. Actress Jamie Lee Curtis is 60. Actress Mariel Hemingway is 57. Actor Michael K. Williams is 52. Actor Mark Ruffalo is 51. Actress Sidse Babett Knudsen is 50. Actor Tyler Hilton is 35. Actress Scarlett Johannson is 34. CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS Write Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.


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Please appl y at Or DFW / EOE Registration of Fictitious Names We the undersigned, being dul y sworn, do hereby declare unde r oath that the names of all persons interested in the business or profession carried on unde r the name of API, 120 NE RYAN GLN, LAKE CITY, FL 3205 5 Contact Phone Number: (386) 365-1313 and the exten t of the interest of each, is as follows: Name: Donny D. Blankenship Extent of Interest: 100% by:/s/ Donny D. Blankenship STATE OF FLORIDA COUNTY OF COLUMBIA Sworn to and subscribed before me this 20TH day of NOVEMBER, A.D. 2018. by:/s/ BRENDA J. WAGENMAN Notary 473759 November 22, 2018 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 MLS101355 3/2 split plan w/front entry garage, open kit to living area, granite tops $194,900 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. Unfurnished 2BR/1BA house w/CHA on 5 acres. $750/mo. First, last and security Firm. 386-755-7878 or 386-590-1428 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION Case No. 16000074CAAXMX Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. Jason Brooks, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment o f Foreclosure dated November 8, 2018, entered in Case No. 16000074CAAXMX of the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit, in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. is the Plaintiff and Jason Brooks; Unknown Spouse of Jason Brooks ar e the Defendants, that I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at, the Columbia County Courthouse, 173 NE Hernando Ave, Lake City, FL 32055, beginning at 11:00 AM on the December 19, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: ALL THAT CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND SITUATED IN THE COUNTY OF COLUMBIA AND STATE OF FLORIDA, BEING KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS LOT 29, BLOCK A, TROY HEIGHTS UNIT 2, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 170, PUBLIC RECORDS, COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH 1998 DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME; VIN NUMBERS; GAGMTD3363A AND GAGMTD3363B Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the propert y owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to th e provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administration at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if th e time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; i f you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated this 15th day of November, 2018. P. Dewitt Cason As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ S. Weeks As Deputy Clerk 472866 November 22, 29, 2018 Byrd's Store CR 49. Nov 23, 2 4 & 25, (8-4). 247-240R CR 49R, 247 Beachville. CR 49N, 252 Pinemount Rd-CR 49L. New items, antiques, inside, outside if no Rain watch for signs. ADVERTISEMENT FOR PROPOSALS Proposal for architectural services will be received at Community Development Institute Head Start ("CDI HS") Serving Taylor County, FL on November 27, 2018 before 2:00 pm (Eastern Time) at the Head Start offices located at 11 5 Drew Street # B, Perry FL 32347 Project Title: Taylor Count y New Head Start Campus Architect will be required to furnish all drawings for the site plans, parking, and floor plans for a three (3) Head Start classroom and three (3) Early Head Start classroom building o r modular. Design to include classrooms, kitchen, offices, conference room and othe r designated areas as directed by the owner. Architect will provide all drawings, pre-construction requirements, all design elements and engineering requirements. Architect will conduct site visits a t least once each month during construction, prepare closing documentation and prepare and conduct all required bidding functions. Architect will be required to furnish floor plan cut sheets with architectural stamp that will b e used as part of a funding application on all six (6) projects. Architect will also make inspection at end of each project and submit a written certification that the project meets all State, County, City, IBC building codes, and Head Start standards. Issuing Agency: CDI HS Serving Taylor County FL. Location: 115 Drew St. #B Perry FL 32347 Request for Proposal ("RFP") documents may be obtained from Mike Schmidt a t or b y calling 352-586-6008 All proposals must be 10 pages or less, any proposal exceeding that amount will not be considered. CDI HS reserves th e right to waive irregularities and to reject any or all proposals. CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer. 472219 November 15, 22, 2018 \002 btnnftr \002 btn \002 bnfn \002 bnfn \002 bnfrb b \002 btffbr \002 btnbf nb \002 bt ffr \002 btnfrt \002 btnfnr n \002 bnfr \002 btftrb \002 btftrb NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA The school Board of Columbia County, Florida announces tha t the School Board will hold its regular meetings to which all persons are invited to attend, as follows: DATES: January 8, 2019 January 22, 2019 February 12, 2019 February 26, 2019* March 12, 2019 March 26, 2019 April 9, 2019 April 23, 2019* May 14, 2019 May 28, 2019 June 11, 2019 June 25, 2019 July 23, 2019 July 30, 2019 August 13, 2019 August 27, 2019 September 10, 2019 September 24, 2019 October 8, 2019* October 22, 2019 November 12, 2019 November 26, 2019 December 10, 2019 *Meetings to be held at For t White Elementary School TIME: 6:00 P.M. *6:30 P.M. (Ft. White only) PLACE: School Board Administrative Complex Auditorium 372 West Duval Street, Lake City, Florida 32055 *Fort White Elementary School 18119 SW State Road 47, For t White, Florida 32038 PURPOSE:To consider and act upon business of the School Board A copy of each agenda may b e obtained no earlier than 7 days prior to each meeting by writing to the Superintendent o f Schools at 372 W. Duval Street, Lake City, Florida 32055 or by calling Donna Kennington (386) 755-8015. A complete agenda of each meeting will be available on the School Districts website at: Persons with disabilities who require assistance to participate in the public hearing are requested to notify the Office o f the Superintendent at 755-8000 at least 48 hours in advance so that their needs can be accommodated. School Board of Columbia County, Florida By: Alex L. Carswell, Jr. Superintendent of Schools 473669 November 22, 2018 THE COLUMBIA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE Is now accepting applications for a Part-Time School Crossing Guard. Starting Pay is $9.40 per hour. Applications and a job description may be downloaded from our website at o r picked up between 8-5 Mon-Fri at the CCSO Operations Center located at 4917 U.S. Hwy 90 East, Lake City, FL. Position will remain open until filled. The CCSO is an EEO Employer. 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 MLS101649 $479,500 Serene 73.77 ac w/creek, 3/2 home, Grape arbor, fenced garden, above-ground pool. Daniel Crapps Agency 7555110 MLS101974 Blackberr y Farms 4.74ac for $42,500 o r 6.2ac for $55,000, 2 stunning lots avail for your home! Wanted unwanted livestock; horses, goats, cows: free pickup, call Danny 904-222-5054 Denise Milligan-Bose Realt y 438-5627 MLS98324 Office bldg w/dbl door entry to lobby, 5 offices, lg conference rm, kitchenette, $2750/mo lease LEGAL NOTICE Effective December 30, 2018, Digestive Disease Center, LLC (Dr. Eyad Alakrad) will be closing the Live Oak and Lake Cit y practices due to relocation. The new address will be UF Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, 1329 SW 16th Street, Suite 5251, Gainesville, FL 32608, phone 352-273-9400. Current and former patients may request medical records by submitting a written request to the address listed above. 473344 November 22, 29, 2018 December 6, 13, 2018 Starting at $ 625/mo, tile floors, fresh paint. Great Area. Call ( 386 ) 752-9626 2BD/2BA Condo $ 950/mo In town. 1st, Last, $500 security. No Pets. W/D, Pool 697-6436 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 Kob y Adams 623-6840 $151,900 MLS102204 2 story brick in established NBHD near schools, shopping & restaurants Hallmark Real Estate Paula Lawrence 623-1973 $135,000 MLS101708 4/2, new kit appliances & HVAC this year, newe r metal roof, on 5.01 acres Plumbers & Plumbers Helpers needed. Paid vacation & holidays. Pay is equal to experience. Call 386-754-6140 1/1 West side of town., recentl y remodeled, smoke free, no pets $500/mo 386-867-9231 2BR/2BA completely remodeled MH. No Pets. Smoke Free. $700/mo Call 386-867-9231 for details. Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS101145 3/2 brick, screened room to saltwater pool, 24x36 barn, greenhouse chicken coop $339,500 Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS101181 4/2 w/lg kit, covered front porch w / handicap ramp on 2.10ac, fenced, elec gate $155,000 Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS101613 Mfg home on Suwannee totally remodeled in 2017, garage w/AC, pole barn $189,900 Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS101809 2/2 lg home close to Osceola Nat'l Forest, 20ac pasture & cypress trees w/pond, barns $245,000 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 Subsidize your income. The Lake City Reporter has immediate openings for carries in the following area: Ellisville, Providence and Columbia City. Apply in person at Lake City Reporter, 180 E Duval St, Lake City, FL. 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. Housekeeper/cook for elderl y gentleman. Live-in preferred. Call 631-800-4924 for interview Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS101769 $295,000 4/3.5 in Country Club, updated kit w/granite counter tops, stainless appliance & FP Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS101877 $119,000 Remodeled & renovated 4/2, lg great rm, lg dining rm, all ne w appliances & metal roof Poole Realty Kellie Shirah 2083847 MLS101630 3/2 completely renovated inside, kit has stainless appliances, built-in pantry. $229,000 Poole Realty Ronnie Poole 208-3175 MLS102472 2/2 in Live Oak city limits, close to everything, LR, DR $69,500 Help wanted: Planting Pine Trees, must have own transportation 386-303-1383 Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS101727 3/2 fenced & cross fenced on almost 16ac, barn, $259,900 IN PRINT & ONLINE


Classied Department 755-5440 LAKE CIT Y REPOR TER SPORTS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2018 11A rrf ntbbfCLASSIFIEDbbb 11A Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS102103 3/2 on 18th hole of golf course, screened porch & deck, fenced yard $174,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS102304 2 homes on 10ac 4/3 MH, above ground pool, covered bac k porch & 3/2 MH $199,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS102426 3/2 split plan, lg screened patio, corner lot, extra carport, fenced & much more. $189,900 Brannon Real Estate 868-3366 MLS102083 $149,000 Updated 3/3 on 2.77ac, new flooring, new tile in baths, newer A.C & roof, FP, pecan trees. Brannon Real Estate 868-3366 MLS102193 $300,730 Beautiful 88.45 gently rolling acres w/4 y r old longleaf pines Daniel Crapps Agency 7555110 MLS102359 $979,000 Perry Springs plus 32+ ac tha t front Suwannee River, 4/2 full y furnished home & much more! Daniel Crapps Agency 7555110 MLS102463 3/1 in Lake Butler perfect for rental unit. 2064sf church w/frontage on SR100 on 3ac $69,500 Daniel Crapps Agency 7555110 MLS101819 $229,000 Great professional location, 2238sf office bldg, detached garage w/1BR-1BA apt. 1/2 to 5 acre lots; owner financing. some with w/s/pp Deas Bullard/BKL Properties 386-752-4339 Denise Milligan-Bose Realt y 438-5627 MLS102400 3/3 bric k home w/spacious rooms, wood floors, lots of amenities & upgrades. $236,000 Denise Milligan-Bose Realt y 438-5627 MLS101579 Ligh t commercial warehouse, appro x 5000sf w/fenced area, long term tenant in place. $250,000 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 $52,000 United Country, Dicks Realt y 752-8585 MLS102434 3/2 MH on 13 fenced ac near Ichetucknee River in Ft White, FP, spacious kit $179,000 Hallmark Real Estate Jane t Creel 719-0382 $245,000 MLS102326 2168 sf home on 2 0 ac in equestrian community, lg workshop, & pecan trees! Hallmark Real Estate Anita Tonetti 697-3780 MLS102327 $59,900 3BR, updated metal roof and CHA, completel y fenced in town. Hallmark Real Estate Kob y Adams 623-7840 MLS102355 $192,500 4/2.5 split-level in town, lg kit, huge laundry rm & entire walled FP, fenced yard. Hallmark Real Estate Paula Lawrence 623-1973 Stunning River 3/2.5 on Santa Fe, 4.31ac, private boat ramp, covered deck. MLS102364 Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS102307 4/2 DW on 5ac, stocked pond, recently remodeled, completel y fenced $155,000 Jackie Taylor & Associates Realty 752-4663 MLS97454 3/2 DWMH on 8.64ac, kit remodeled, FP, nice back porch. No t in flood zone. $128,900 45AC W UNION CO Lulu, Pond in SW corner, ra w land, hunting, homesite. $55 K OBO cash. 386-496-0840 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 MLS101999 $289,000 4/3 on Lake Montgomery, bac k porch overlooks lake, hardwood floors, remodeled kit, 3FP Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS102027 $215,000 3/2 in Emerald Lakes S/D, lg kit, spacious bedrooms, oversized master w/lg bathroom Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS102071 $72,500 3/2 w/remodeled kit, lot open grea t room w/wood burning FP, lg bedrooms & closets. Remax, Missy Zecher 6230237 MLS102237 $59,500 Gorgeous rolling hills & majestic trees on homesite, restricted to site-blt homes only min 2000sf 4.5 acres on Lake Jeffrey Rd, gorgeous oaks, great area, site built homes only. Owner Financing! NO DOWN! $49,900. $513/mo 352-215-1018. www.LandOwnerFinancin g .com 4.5 acres on Lake Jeffrey Rd, gorgeous oaks, great area, site built homes only. Owner Financing! NO DOWN! $49,900. $513/mo 352-215-1018. www.LandOwnerFinancin g .com 6500sf warehouse, 1000sf AC office/retail, 2 lg roll-up doors, 20608 CR 49, O'Brien 352-2151018 Owner financing $159,900 $5k down $1360/mo www.Landownerfinancin g .com 6500sf warehouse, 1000sf AC office/retail, 2 lg roll-up doors, 20608 CR 49, O'Brien 352-2151018 Owner financing $159,900 $5k down $1360/mo www.Landownerfinancin g .com Poole Realty Glenda McCall 208-5244 MLS99189 $43,00 0 Private rd, recently cleared & ready for your home. Owner will finance after $10K down. Poole Realty Ronnie Poole 208-3175 MLS99660 $22,00 0 Cannon creek Airport. Nice lo t in aviation community. Read y to build on. Poole Realty Ronnie Poole 208-3175 MLS100330 Great locantion & invest op w/60% occupied, anchor tenant is Ameris Bank. $1,695,000 Poole Realty Vicki Prickitt 5901402 MLS101880 $250,000 over 15,000sqft bldg, recep t area, 40+ offices, boardroom, + several conference rms Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS99447 5/3 on 5ac 1280sf workshop, stone patio w/FP $369,00 Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS99999 $439,700 4BR/3BA 3057hsf Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS101669 $5,900 5 ac lot ready to build in Meadow Wood S/D Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS94361 $39,900-169,900 lots in High Pointe Farms. Rockford Realty Group, Debi Bennefield 288-1208/Scot t Stewart 867-3498 MLS101860 $589,000 commercial off I75 on 4ac in industrial area. rfntfrfnbnrrfn fnfrf f rByBarryWilnerr fntb fr bffr f r frfr rrbr rbr f fr rb r t ff ffbff ntr rr fb fffbr rfr frr rbrbf fr b frbfr f r rrrfrrb ff ttb trfb rfb nrnbfrnt r rrb fnt rrrrr f fr r nfrb rrrbrrrbfrrfrb frbr rfbrrr bfrbnt f f f br fb rb rfr f rrf rbffr rfffrrbrffrr f br rfbr f frf r rfb frrrffb ffrb rbf bf rb r frbrf rrr b rb f r f rf b rfb frrrbrrbb bffb rf rbbff bfr f rb fb fbf bf rbfrb nf ff frbfr tfrr frbf f r ffb frnrtr r r brr fffr b rf rr rnfbr f fr rff r fr b rrnfr b fb fb frnffb trr rttr frt fr f rbtrbf frrr f bt rrr t btb r f t fr b TheAssociatedPressByDaveSkrettatb rffffrrnf ffrbr fb f rf fb fr ff rfrf rfrfb r rf f frfrb b r br r f rrbnr ft ff rfrf nb t rb rfbf rfb b bb tr b nb t b b ff b f nrbff r brf b t f rfrf b rfr b r b tbr rrf rff b rfr bnt b rrtr rfrfbrr bnr f rfnfnfrf ff nr By BARRY WILNERAssociated PressThe Big 12 conference has come to the NFL. Without a doubt, the Mondaynight scoring extravaganza between the Rams and Chiefs was entertaining. It had more spectacular plays and head-spinning twists than a game of Madden or a matchup of teams from college footballs defense-challenged conference. As for it being a pro football classic, no way. And for those yearning to see a rematch in the Super Bowl, dont count on it unless each team finds a consistent defense. Yeah, we know, there were several big defensive plays that produced points in Los Angeles 54-51 victory, the highest-scoring Monday night contest ever and the only time two teams have each exceeded 50 points in the same game. Aaron Donald might have cemented a second straight NFL Defensive Player of the Year award with his strip-sacks of Patrick Mahomes. There were three picks, though two came when Mahomes was in desperation mode. There were four lost fumbles as each defensive line made its present felt for a few seconds. The box score looks as long as one of Andy Reids play sheets. What America saw was Madden 19 at its most frenetic. And thats exactly what much of the current sporting public covets. Give them receivers running free like deer in a meadow ; light shows of points on the scoreboard; announcers fawning over the action while ignoring the quality of performance; and offensive records galore. This was a home run derby with major league sluggers in a Little League park. It was a hockey shootout with NHL skaters facing amateur goalies. A dunk contest on 9-foot rims. Fantastic fun? For sure. But it can also be seen as an indictment of how the NFL helped along by college footballs evolution has headed toward flag football. How did we get to a point where the third-highest scoring game in NFL history, chock full of flying flags (21 accepted penalties for 195 yards), terrible coverage and some overzealous coaching is labeled a masterpiece? A couple of things are contributing, says Hall of Fame coach Tony Dungy, now an analyst for NBC. The skills of the players on offense and the way the coaches are designing things is one. And the practice schedule that has been reduced really favors the offense now. You cant do as much work in the offseason and at training camp, and that hurts the defenses. Quarterbacks take their groups and they can get together and throw and work on their timing for two or three weeks. Defenses cant do that, so they are behind the eight ball from the outset. And the rules and officials have evolved to favor receivers and quarterbacks. It comes to fruition weekly. Consider that the NFL has had the most points scored (7,791), most touchdowns (895) and most touchdown passes (570) through 11 weeks in its history. The 54-51 frenzy is the punctuation mark. At least so far. Dungy and his NBC studio partner, former safety Rodney Harrison, bemoan the lack of fundamentals on defense. We saw as many examples of that on Monday night as we did tight spirals from Mahomes and Rams quarterback Jared Goff. A lot of coaches in general go over scheme so much and designing things and how you play your responsibility and all the things offensive teams can do, Dungy says. We have lost sight of the basics, you see the poor fundamentals. Adds Harrison, one of the best tacklers and cover guys at his position: One thing I have learned weekly and has become a lot more prevalent because of all the emphasis on the changing of the rules is that they dont teach a lot of technique in college anymore. Its all about a scheme and all these different formations and you try to trick people and do all this misdirection. Coaches spend so much time on plays they forget about teaching technique. Cornerback dont have technique, they panic when they are down the field. The ball is in the air, they dont look back, cant make a play. It was something we saw plenty of Monday night. Of course, receivers such as Tyreek Hill and Travis Kelce, Brandin Cooks and Robert Woods can make any defenders look bad. But when skill players are uncovered so often, it makes you wonder if the offense is on a power play. As old school guys, we appreciate and we respect defense, Harrison adds. I said something (Sunday) night: If I was a general manager, I would never hire a defensive-minded coach as a head coach. The league is about scoring points and developing young quarterbacks; see Andy Reid and the Chiefs, Sean McVay and the Rams, Matt Nagy and the Bears. You have these coordinators that have a very creative mind for offense. But look at their defenses, they dont have great defenses. The league has really changed. 54-51 bears witness to that. With more likely to come. 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12A THURSDA Y, NOVEMBER 22, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER e Original Hand-HeldInformation Device Local News. Local Sports. Local People. To Subscribe, Call (386) 755-5445 For 144 years, Lake City Reporter subscribers have looked to us for the best in timely local news, photography and local sports. We report on community events, school happenings and record our local history daily.Be Informed. Subscribe Today. way around has been dormant for five years. This feels old, and the relentless promotion at times has made it feel contrived. Is it a bad idea? Not at all. There is no downside to Woods and Mickelson squaring off in a pay-per-view event on a beautiful golf course at Shadow Creek that everyone seems to know but hardly anyone has seen. But when the biggest upside is that theres no downside, selling it becomes an uphill battle. There will be plenty of talking, and Mickelson is rarely without words. There will be side action. Thats part of what makes this different from the Showdown at Sherwood, a Monday night exhibition between Woods and David Duval in 1999 when they were in their prime and battling for No. 1 in the world. The question is whether it has a future. Thats about the only thing that piques the interest of Alastair Johnston, vice chairman of IMG who knows a little about these golf exhibitions. Johnston was deeply involved with the Skins Game when it began in 1983 until it had run its course in 2008. In the midst of that run were the Monday night matches that featured Woods against Duval, Sergio Garcia and then a team format that ended thankfully when it had Woods, Mickelson, John Daly and Retief Goosen. Its very tough for me to criticize it, but its very tough to praise it, Johnston said. That covers a lot of territory for a lot of golf fans. Those who live to criticize will be reaching for low-hanging fruit. Those who want to watch Woods and Mickelson go head-to-head will have no trouble finding entertainment. Ill be interested, from a professional standpoint, in how many viewers it gets, how many pay, Johnston said. How many people actually care to spend money on that, and does it lead to other opportunities and different delivery systems? Golf hasnt been tested like that. Thats what intrigues me. The PGA Tour has approved only one of these matches, even as there is talk of a franchise. History suggests this wont have much staying power. The Skins Game was ideal for Thanksgiving weekend, and there was plenty of star power among Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Lee Trevino, Tom Watson, Fred Couples and others. Golf has that now with a strong core of young major champions, and perhaps thats in the future. But more episodes of Woods and Mickelson will get old, and history suggests that Woods and any collection of players might not be enough. In the old Monday night exhibitions, Woods went from a 7.6 national rating with Sergio Garcia to a 3.0 in the last of the team events. So the only outcome on Black Friday is how many care, even when it involves the one player everyone loves to watch. Johnston recalls not so fondly the time he put together a unique concept in 1997, the year Woods set 20 records at the Masters and won by 12. He was to play against Michael Jordan, Ken Griffey Jr. and Kevin Costner. For every hole Woods won, they could choose which club to take out of his bag. They had walk-up music. It was taped to be shown on Christmas Day. It was called Tiger & Friends. But then Jordan and Costner had to pull out, replaced by NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon and actor Chris ODonnell. And then it rained. The forecast is for sunshine and mild weather in Las Vegas on Friday. Thats a start. WATCH Continued From 7Anitely there. This season Fort White will be without star forward Deonta Rossin, who graduated this year. But the Indians believe newcomers, like senior Camron Brown, can fill in the paint. Brown is new to the program but Phillips says he could be an immediate contributor, as well as guard Tavion Taylor, whos making the leap from J.V. ball. We got to gel, Phillips said. I got a player or two that hasnt been with us, so were going to have to mold and gel together. But the good thing is everything in practice has been upbeat and all the kids have a positive attitude. We dont want to peak [early] like how we started off last year. We just want to work and get better everyday. Thats our motto. While Fort White returns a heap of upperclassmen, it remains unclear who team captains will be this season. Phillips says he looks forward to the next few weeks of competition to see which players will accept the leadership role. A lot of my guys were sophomores last year. Were short a couple of them now but by the end of the season, I hope were in the hunt for the districtWe just got to get the chemistry down, get some of the bugs out and get used to running up and down the floor instead of the [football] field. INDIANS Continued From 7AFILE Fort White forward Christopher Butler rises to block a shot against Keystone Heights last season. NBALeBron awaits his Cleveland reunion as a champ, not a villainBy TIM WITHERSAssociated PressCLEVELAND The air was heavy, heaving with hatred. And when LeBron James skipped onto the Quicken Loans Arena floor on Dec. 2, 2010, with his Miami teammates, scorned Cleveland fans aimed their fury at one of their own, the kid from Akron who was shaken by the experience. James was profanely taunted, booed and mocked. It was vile. It was personal. Eight years later, hell feel loved. James returns to Cleveland on Wednesday night for the first time since leaving as a free agent last summer and signing with the Los Angeles Lakers. Hes coming back to a city still grappling with losing him again and wondering what might have been had the worlds best all-around player stayed. But unlike his previous comeback, the 33-year-old is coming home to be saluted for what he did during 11 years with the Cavaliers. He revived a franchise, lifted an entire region and brought a championship. Its going to be fun, said Cavs forward Kyle Korver, who spent two seasons with James. LeBron had an incredible run in Cleveland. He touched Cleveland. He touched Akron. Us as individuals, we were all fortunate to get some time with him. I think hopefully he feels that. I think its going to be positive overall, and it should be. Early in the game, the Cavs will show a video tribute of the franchises career leader in virtually every statistical category. The images will capture his stirring run in Cleveland the buzzer-beating shots, the iconic chasedown block on Golden States Andre Iguodala in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals, James teary reaction to winning an NBA title and the parade celebrating the citys first sports championship in 52 years. There will also be reminders of his immense impact off the court, including the opening of his I Promise School in Akron, an elementary school for at-risk kids. But hes keeping his perspective on this Thanksgiving week homecoming. I dont try to put too much into it, he said Sunday night in Miami after scoring 51 in a win over the Heat. I will see some familiar faces. Ill think about some of the good. Ill think about some of the bad. Ill think about some of the great times that I had with the franchise, obviously. And then once the tip-ball gets going, itll be time to go to work. Itll be good to see some of my family thats going to come to the game, see some of my friends as well, and get the thing going. On that cold December night in 2010, James wasnt sure what to expect months after his taking my talents to South Beach announcement had incensed Cleveland fans, driving some to burn his jersey. More frightening was the reception James received in his first game back. Security was beefed up to unprecedented levels, but nothing could shield James from the vicious words. There were chants of Ak-ron hates you and Scott-ie Pipp-en and fans held up signs calling him a traitor, liar, sellout and worse while a national TV audience watched an ugly divorce played out in real time. Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert had fueled the disdain in a letter written to Cleveland fans on the night James announced he was joining Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami. But while the negativity crashed down upon him, James, as is usually the case, soared. He performed his pregame chalk-toss ritual and then dropped 38 points on the Cavs in Miamis 118-90 rout that galvanized the Heat and teased two future titles. LUIS SINCO/Los Angeles Times/TNSThe Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James celebrates a 3-point shot against the Portland Trailblazers in the second quarter on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at Staples Center in Los Angeles.