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Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923www.levyjournalonline.com VOL. 88, NO. 25 50 CENTS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2011 Will Irbys Florida StoriesIllustration by Alexander KeySee page 5ASee page 6A continued on page 3 continued on page 2The Road to LevyvilleA Christmas StoryNorth Pole Diaries chronicles Christmas in Williston e Atomic Safety and Licensing Board (ASLB), which is handling the challenge to Progress Energy Floridas application to construct and operate two new nuclear power reactors in Levy County, Fla., has scheduled a meeting to hear statements from the public. e meeting will be held on Jan. 12, 2012, in Crystal River, Fla. e ASLB is the independent body within the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) that rules on legal challenges to proposed licensing actions. Progress Energy Florida submitted an application July 30, 2008, to construct and operate two new nuclear reactors at the Levy County site, about 10 miles northeast of Crystal River. e Nuclear Information and Resource Service, the Ecology Party of Florida and the Green Party of Florida led a legal challenge opposing the application. e groups allege that Progress and the NRC sta failed to adequately analyze and discuss the environmental impacts of the proposed reactors on wetlands, oodplains, special aquatic sites, and other waters associated with the site. Progress and the NRC sta deny these allegations. e ASLB will accept oral statements on Jan. 12 from 1 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m., at the Plantation Inn, 9301 West Fort Island Trail. Limited appearance statements allow members of the public (who are not formal parties to the adjudication) to comment on the proceeding. ey are meant to inform and assist the ASLB in considering the legal challenge in question. Members of the public who wish to make oral statements at the meeting are asked to pre-register on or before Jan. 5. Pre-registered members of the public will receive priority to speak. Pre-registration requests should specify the session (afternoon or evening) at which the requester wishes to make an oral statement. Persons wishing to pre-register may do so by contacting the ASLB by e-mail to hearingdocket@ nrc.gov, by fax to (301) 415-1101, or by regular mail to: O ce of the Secretary, Attn. Rulemaking and Adjudications Sta U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001. In addition, copies of pre-registration requests should be sent to the Chairman of the ASLB by e-mail to Matthew.Flyntz@nrc.gov and Sara.Culler@nrc.gov; by fax to (301) 415-5599, or by mail to: Administrative Judge Alex S. Karlin, c/o Matthew Flyntz, Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Panel, Mail Stop: T-3E2C, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001. e ASLB reserves the right to cancel a session if there is a lack of public interest and conclude a session ahead of the scheduled ending time if all speakers have made a presentation. In addition to the opportunity to make oral statements on Jan. 12, members of the public may also submit written statements to the ASLB. Written statements should be submitted to the same e-mail addresses and regular mail addresses speci ed above. Written statements may be submitted at any time prior to the commencement of the ASLBs formal adjudicatory hearing, which is currently expected to occur in the Fall of 2012. Licensing Board to Hear the Public on Levy Countys New Nuclear Reactor ApplicationFDLE Arrests 48 in Computer Sex Crimes on Kids Sting e Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested 48 child predators (listed below) as part of a six-month investigation known as Operation Amalgamate. e investigation began in July after Attorney General Pam Bondi and FDLE merged the FDLEs Computer Crime Center and the AGs Child Predator Cybercrime Unit to more e ectively investigate online child exploitation. e merger created specialized units within FDLE focused on investigating internet sex crimes against juveniles. e arrests in Operation Amalgamate show the strength of what has become one team with one goal to nd and arrest internet predators Public Meeting NoticeEnterprise Zone Development Agency A public meeting for the Enterprise Zone Development Agency will be held Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011 at 9 am in the Dogan S. Cobb Municipal Building, 660 East Hathaway Ave, Bronson. is is a regularly scheduled board meeting and will include discussion about lling vacancies on the 10-member board, and verifying proposed business plans to see if they are in an Enterprise Zone. The Story of Christmas And it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2 This census first took place while Quirinius was governing Syria. 3 So all went to be registered, everyone to his own city. 4 Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David, 5 to be registered with Mary, his betrothed wife, who was with child. 6 So it was, that while they were there, the days were completed for her to be delivered. 7 And she brought forth her firstborn Son, and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. 8 Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. 9 And behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were greatly afraid. 10 Then the angel said to them, Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. 11 For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. 12 And this will be the sign to you: You will find a Babe wrapped in swaddling cloths, lying in a manger. 13 And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying: 14 Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace, goodwill toward men![c] 15 So it was, when the angels had gone away from them into heaven, that the shepherds said to one another, Let us now go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has come to pass, which the Lord has made known to us. 16 And they came with haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the Babe lying in a manger. 17 Now when they had seen Him, they made widely known the saying which was told them concerning this Child. 18 And all those who heard it marveled at those things which were told them by the shepherds. 19 But Mary kept all these things and pondered them in her heart. 20 Then the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things that they had heard and seen, as it was told them. (From the book of Luke, Chapter 2, verses 1 through 20 in the New King James version) Track Santa and his reindeer as he ies around the world on our NORAD link at:levyjournalonline.com (click on Christmas Activity Guide)
The Levy County Journal2ADecember 22, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Dermody, Harry W Williston DWLR PERMANENTLY, DUI ALCOHOL $150,000 BOND Rogers, omas E Jr Bronson FTA POSSESS PARAPHERNALIA$5,000 BOND Santerfeit, Billy B Jr Bronson VOP DWLSR $2,000 BOND Schafer, Cristina Lynn Inglis FTA PETIT LARCENY $2,000 BOND Black, Frederick Lee Crystal River FTA VIOL NAVIGATION RULES $2,000 BOND Levy Countys Most WantedAndrews, Cody Wayne, 19, of Williston: Dealing in stolen property; Grand eft at least $300 but less than $5K. Bonner, James Malcolm, 43, of Reddick: Failure to Appear; Obtaining goods/services under $150 using worthless check, draft, debit card x 3; Obtaining goods/services $150 or more using worthless check, draft, debit card. Booth, Eric Alan, 50, of Cedar Key: DUI alcohol or drugs. Brown, Linda, 44, of Williston: Sell/deliver methamphetamine within 1000 ft of public housing x 5; tra cking in cocaine 4 grams to under 30 kilograms x 4; Possession of a controlled substance without a prescription x 2; possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell/ manufacture/deliver; neglect of a child without great bodily harm x 2. Cannon, Henry H., 34, of Bronson: Battery with intention touch or strike. Cummings, Danny, 53, of Inglis: Possession of cocaine; obstruction of justice without violence. Davis, Jason Ross; 29, of Bronson: Intentional threat to do violence. Deloach, Samuel Scott, 40, of Chie and: Disorderly intoxication in public place causing a disturbance. DeWees, Joshua, 22, of Chie and: Battery with intentional touch or strike. Goad, James Rudd, 31, of Florida: Intentional threat to do violence. Godwin, Alishia Kristine, 29, of Tampa: VOP. Gorski, Kevin, 34; Loitering or Prowling; Obstruction of justice without violence. Hart, Justin Timothy, 23, of Bronson: VOP x 7. Heath, Kyrsti Lee, 22, of Safety Harbor: Grand eft at least $300 but less than $5K. Jenkins III, Wilton Eugene, 24, of Trenton: Operating a motor vehicle without a valid license. Keene, Jane Rusby, 60, of Fanning Springs/Trenton: Disorderly intoxication in a public place causing a disturbance. Myrick, Desmond Antonio, 20, of Ocala: Obstruction of justice without violence; assault with deadly weapon without intent to kill; driving while license suspended, 1st o ense; reckless driving, 1st o ense; leaving the scene of a crash Levy County Sheri s O ce Jail Report involving damage to property; failure to obey LEO order to stop. Perryman, Shuree, 25, of Trenton: Driving while license suspended habitual o ender. Ramsey, Leonard James, 28, of Inglis: VOP. Smith, Barry Brian, 30, of Inglis: Driving while license suspended, 2nd o ense. Stanley, Sue, 52, of Cedar Key: DUI alcohol or drugs; refusal to submit to DUI test after license suspended. White, Torry F., 35, of Chie and: Tra cking in cocaine at least 4 grams to under 30 kilograms x 3; Possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell/manufacture/deliver. Williams, Kristopher Kelby, 37, of Bronson: Driving while license suspended, 1st o ense.Williams, Oliver Louis Williston VOP POSSESS COCAINE NO BOND January 3, 2012Is the last day to register to vote or update your party af liation for thePresidential Preference Primary on January 31, 2012 Connie Asbell Supervisor of Elections Levy County 421 South Court Street Bronson FL 32621 352-486-5163 www.votelevy.comPub.: Dec. 22, 2011 Another Drug Dealer Bites the Dust e North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force which is comprised of the US Marshals Service, Levy County Sheri s O ce, Alachua County Sheri s O ce and the Gainesville Police Department all working together arrested 36-year-old Kenyatta Daron Howard of Hawthorne last Friday, Dec. 16, 2011. e Levy County Sheri s O ce Drug Task Force had made undercover buys from Howard who is considered to be a mid-level drug dealer in Levy County supplying drugs to the Cedar Key and Chie and areas. e LCSO Drug Task Force obtained an arrest warrant for Howard for sale and possession with intent to distribute cocaine. e manhunt ended when the Fugitive Task Force, through hard work and good old-fashioned police work, located Howard at the American Best Value Inn motel in Gainesville. When deputies approached the motel, Howard ran on foot and was tackled, placed under arrest and transported to the Alachua County Jail with a $325,000 bond.Howard is also a registered sexual o ender in Levy County being convicted in 1999 for lewd and lascivious behavior with a child.Crash on CR 316 Kills Two and Injures TwoIsaac Jewade Floyd, 20, of Williston was driving a 2010 Nissan Maxima just after midnight on Saturday, Dec. 17, west on CR 316 at a high rate of speed when he lost control and exited the highway onto the south shoulder and overturned several times. ere were three other occupants of the vehicle and all passengers and the driver were ejected from the vehicle upon impact. Dorian JeQuan Taylor, 18, of Williston and Floyd were pronounced dead at the scene. e two other ejected passengers, Kevin James Sketo, Jr., 18, and Kalen Kentrell Penny, 22, sustained incapacitating injuries and were transported to Shands UF Hospital for medical treatment. Seatbelts were not in use at the time of this accident. Floyd was a star athlete at Williston High School leading the Red Devils football team to the Class 2B regional playo s in 2009-10. He also played forward on the Red Devils basketball team helping the team reach the Class 3A state semi nals. Floyd was signed up to play football at Co eyville Community College in Kansas. By Kathy Hilliard Editor e Drug Task Force agents, comprised of the Levy County Sheri s O ce and the Chie and Police Department, arrested Torry F. White, 35, a/k/a Big White again on Dec. 12, 2011 after a con dential source bought narcotics from White as part of a controlled buy. e Drug Task Force issued $120 to a con dential source to conduct a controlled purchase of pills from White which netted the agents 25 pink pills, later identi ed to be Lortabs. Lortab is prescribed by physicians for pain management. After White made the illegal drug transaction he drove away in his 2001 Chevrolet heading west on CR 345 and was stopped by agents at NW 55 Ave. Agents immediately arrested Big White and recovered the Sheri s O ce buy money. White was arrested for tra cking in Lortabs with the total weight being 21.5 grams. As per Florida State Statutes, anything over 4.0 grams is considered to be tra cking in drugs. Big White was also charged on two Levy County warrants for tra cking in oxycodone during two separate undercover buys that occurred prior to this drug deal. White is well known by the Levy County Sheri s O ce. In 1999 Big White was arrested for ve separate cocaine charges and in 2000 he was arrested on ve counts of cocaine charges. All of those charges were dropped. When asked why the charges were dropped, Major Sullivan answered, I dont know. Information provided by the Levy County Sheri s O ce. Drug Task Force Arrests Big White Again e ASLB requests and advises those attending the comment sessions to arrive early to allow time for security screening. e ASLB also requests attendees to avoid bringing unnecessary handcarried items, such as packages, briefcases, backpacks, or other items that might need individual examination. Attendees will not be able to store such items outside the rooms, and items requiring inspection could delay a persons admission to a session. In order to promote decorum and civility, and to allow all interested persons a fair opportunity to speak, the NRCs rules for the public comment sessions limit signs to 18 by 18 inches, and signs may not be attached to sticks, held above ones head, or moved about in the room. Documents related to the Levy County COL application are available on the NRC website. Documents pertaining to the ASLB proceeding are available in the agencys electronic hearing docket (to access the Levy County materials, click EHDReactors, Materials and Other Proceedings, then Log In, then Adjudicatory Proceedings, and nally Levy County_52-029&52-030COL). More information about the role of the ASLB in the licensing process can be found at the NRC website. Licensing Board continued from page 1 Vehicle Fatally Hits Horse on CR 232 in Gilchrist CountyAt midnight on Tuesday night Dec. 20 Sara Milner Dennis, 62, was driving her 2011 Chevrolet Impala with passenger James Norman Dennis, 65, both of Bell and came up on a dark-colored horse in the middle of the road. e animal could not be seen until the last minute and the Chevrolet struck the horse causing the vehicle onto the north shoulder of 232 and rotating the car clockwise. e horse dropped in the center of 232 and sustained fatal injuries and was removed from the scene by the Gilchrist County Road Dept. e owner of the horse is still unknown. Sara Dennis was in serious condition and passenger James Dennis had minor injuries. Both were transported to Shands UF Hospital and were wearing their seatbelts.
The Levy County Journal 3ADecember 22, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 HURRY! ORDER RIGHT NOW AND TAKE 20%* OFFVisit ProFlowers.com/Cute or call 888-470-5492 owers | plants | centerpieces | gift baskets | gourmet gifts Join over 12 Million People Who Have Found a Better Way to Send Flowers SPECIAL OFFER: 20%* OFF *Minimum product purchase of $29.99. Does not apply to gift cards or certicates, same-day or international delivery, shipping & handling, taxes, or third-party hosted products (e.g. wine). Discount will appear upon checkout and cannot be combined with other offers or discounts. Offer expires 12/31/2011. $39.95PER ITEM Shoes and more for your style. See what more women trust.Discover Your Style!www.shoedazzle.com/bold OFF HEELS SHOP THE COLLECTION INTRODUCES 20%YOUR FIRST ITEM**20% discount is applied automatically at checkout. Cannot be combined with any other o er or applied to any previous order. Good for one item only. Non-transferrable. Cannot be redeemed for cash. Terms subject to change at any time without notice. Free Shipping within the contiguous United States. Excludes APO / FPO addresses. FREE SHIPPING BOTH WAYS, AND EVERY SINGLE ITEM IS ONLY $39.95!attempting to victimize our children, said Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey. anks to General Bondis leadership, the merger has allowed FDLE to expand its squads statewide. We are committed to protecting our children from cybercrimes, and I commend the law enforcement community for their continued dedication to stopping these criminals from exploiting our children, stated Attorney General Pam Bondi. Operation Amalgamate investigators found child sex predators in chat rooms, utilizing instant messaging, texting, dating sites, social networks and even online classi ed ads. FDLE agents in partnership with local law enforcement agencies arrested 48 suspects in 17 Florida counties. Operation Amalgamate clearly demonstrates a successful collaboration between local and state law enforcement to address this serious issue, said President of the Florida Police Chiefs Association and Tampa International Airport Chief of Police Paul Sireci. In addition to the arrests, FDLE assisted with nine local operations working with the Florida Sheri s Association, the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and others. FDLE also provided computer crime investigative training to more than 700 law enforcement o cers and computer safety training for thousands of Florida citizens. For some excellent information on how you can keep your family safe, how-to information for your computers, and legal rami cations involved visit www.secure orida.org e following were arrested for Child Pornograpy in this sting and are listed by their name, date of birth, city of residence and county of arrest: Barnes, Christopher M. 08-31-87, Tampa, Florida --Hillsborough. Two counts computer pornography & one count attempted sexual battery Belledent, Karl Edwin 03-26-96, N. Miami Miami Dade One count computer pornography, four counts of sexual battery, four counts of sexual performance by a child & one count of extortion Billings, Michael D. 06-11-69, Leesburg, Florida -Volusia Two counts computer pornography & one count of unlawful use of a two-way communication device Blyth, Dennis Richard 11-25-47, Daytona Beach, Florida -Volusia. Two counts computer pornography & one count of unlawful use of a two-way communication device Brandstedter, Cristy 01-23-49, Land O Lakes Florida -Pasco. 10 counts of child pornography Briggs, James Michael 11-28-61, Ft. Myers, Florida -Hardee. Two counts computer pornography & one count of unlawful use of a two-way communication device Brown, Gene Hamilton 02-01-61, Cantonment, Florida -Escambia. ree counts of child pornography Brown, Kris Karl 04-29-75 (No residence address) --Broward. 20 counts of child pornography & one count of computer pornography Brown, Michael Robert 08-04-80, Dade City, Florida -Volusia. Two counts computer pornography, one count of unlawful use of a two-way communication device, one count of cannabis under 20 grams & one count of possession of drug paraphernalia Bueno, Alvin Grullon 11-14-81, North Lauderdale, Florida --Broward. 25 counts of child pornography Calloway, Dustin S. 04-15-86 (no arrest a davit) (No residence address) -Leon Carver, Ricky Lamar 02-26-71, Jacksonville, Florida -Leon. Five counts of computer pornography Chu, Anthony 06-15-87, Orlando, Florida -Orange 10 counts of child pornography Coons, Zachary 06-07-93 (No residence address) -Leon Two counts of computer pornography Deloge, Steven Robert 05-22-74, Jacksonville, Florida --Duval. One count of computer pornography Echevarria, Nelson 04, 09,80, (No residence address) -Broward. One count of cannabis under 20 grams, one count of possession of drug paraphernalia & one count of possession of a weapon or ammo by a convicted felon El-Refai, Sherif 10-19-87, Tampa, Florida --Hillsborough Two counts of computer pornography & one count of attempt lewd and lascivious assault Figueroa, Carlos Alberto 02-26-85, Miami Miami Dade. ree counts/violations of e Florida Sexual Predator Act Fluery, Douglas 08-03-53, Sunrise, Florida -Broward. Two counts of computer pornography, one count of attempt lewd and lascivious assault & one count of unlawful use of a twoway communication device Fochs, Donald William Jr ., 06-23-73, New Port Richey, Florida -Pasco. One count of solicitation of a minor for sex acts Gutierrez, Oma r, 06-02-83, (No residence address) -Orange. Two counts of computer pornography Hudnall, Richard 11-30-56, Jacksonville, Florida --Leon Two counts of computer pornography Ingersoll, Michael 05-16-84, Arvada, Colorado --Volusia Two counts computer pornography & one count of unlawful use of a two-way communication device Jarrell, Jason 05-01-80, Tallahassee, Florida -Leon Two counts of computer pornography Kalinowski, Edward L ., 06-27-52, Daytona Beach, Florida -Volusia. Two counts computer pornography & one count of unlawful use of a two-way communication device Kessler, Phillip Michae l, 01-10-76 (no arrest a davit) --Bay Lentovich, Eric Joseph 08-27-75, Ft. Myers, Florida --Hardee. Two counts computer pornography & one count of unlawful use of a two-way communication device Leon, Hector Ramon 12-26-65, Greenacre, Florida Palm Beach. 10 counts of child pornography Martinet, Christian 04-10-87, Pembroke Pines, Florida -Broward. 30 counts of child pornography Martinez, Jorge M. Jr. 09-26-89, West Park, Florida -Broward. One count of child pornography & one count of computer pornography Masters, Rickey O. 07-17-46, Hollywood, Florida --Broward. 10 counts of child pornography Milboer, Scott Andrew 01-113-78, Naples, Florida -Collier. Two counts of computer pornography, one count of attempt lewd and lascivious assault & one count of unlawful use of a two-way communication device Mizner, Stephen 03-14-70, Sarasota, Florida. Two counts computer pornography, one count of unlawful use of a twoway communication device & one count attempted sexual battery Moss, Mario Dwayne 12-08-84, Lake City, Florida -Columbia. 10 counts of child pornography Orr, Curtis 04-09-70, (No residence address) -Broward. 24 counts of child pornography Peixoto De Almeida Marcus F ., 11-03-73, Hallandale Beach, Florida --Broward. 20 counts of child pornography Perez, Jorge Artur o, 04-14-83, Boca Raton, Florida Palm Beach. Possession of child pornography Rains, Paul David 05-08-49, Orlando, Florida -Orange. 10 counts of child pornography Rees, James F ., 10-28-60, Deltona Florida -Volusia. Two counts computer pornography & one count of unlawful use of a two-way communication device Sauleda, Donovan A ., 05-13-86 (no arrest a davit) -Wakulla Shelley, Dean A 12-15-59, Palm Harbor, Florida -Hillsborough. Two counts of computer pornography & one count of Attempt Capital Sexual Battery Stowell, Kevin A. 10-26-58, Port Richey Florida -Pasco 10 counts child pornography Torres, Michael 12-11-76, Oakland Park, Florida -Broward 30 counts of child pornography Vela, Francisco Javier 07-10-77, Greenacre, Florida Palm Beach. One count of child pornography Walker Rober Lee Jr. 10-09-77, Orlando, Florida -Orange. 10 counts of child pornography White, Harvey 03-13-53 (No residence address) -Broward. 10 counts child pornography White Leon, 07-12-52, Davenport, Florida -Osceola. 10 Counts of child pornographyFDLE Arrests 48 continued from page 1
The Levy County Journal4ADecember 22, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 The Past and the Present Thomas Sowell Creators SyndicateIf Newt Gingrich were being nominated for sainthood, many of us would vote very di erently from the way we would vote if he were being nominated for a political o ce. What the media call Gingrichs baggage concerns largely his personal life and the fact that he made a lot of money running a consulting rm after he left Congress. is kind of stu makes lots of talking points that we will no doubt hear, again and again, over the next weeks and months. But how much weight should we give to this stu when we are talking about the future of a nation? is is not just another election and Barack Obama is not just another president whose policies we may not like. With all of President Obamas broken promises, glib demagoguery and cynical political moves, one promise he has kept all too well. at was his boast on the eve of the 2008 election: We are going to change the United States of America. Many Americans are already saying that they can hardly recognize the country they grew up in. We have already started down the path that has led Western European nations to the brink of nancial disaster. Internationally, it is worse. A president who has pulled the rug out from under our allies, whether in Eastern Europe Port Whine: Big Labors Occu-Punks OPINION Michelle Malkin Creators SyndicateScru y progressive protesters locked themselves together across railroad tracks, blocked tra c and shouted profanities at police on Tuesday in a coordinated West Coast Port Shutdown. Truckers lost wages. Shippers lost business. is is what the Occupy Wall Street movement calls victory. Aging Big Labor bosses toasted one another from the sidelines as they declared the rebirth of the labor movement. Whats really going on? Its an old-school power grab by a decrepit union wrapped in self-deluded social media do-goodism. Peace-loving agitators wielding guitars and iPhones may earnestly believe they stood up to corruption and stood up for workers this week. A socialist website promoted the port shutdown as an expression of solidarity for the workers struggle. One Oakland, Calif., agitator decried exploitation by capitalism as the shiftless busily divided their work blockages into what they called -chortle -shifts. In reality, its the young Occupiers who are being exploited as human shields for the economy-strangling agenda of the violence-prone International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU). ese ignorant punks are putting the front in waterfront. Few remember now that the lefts threemonth-long Day of Rage festivities kicked o in September at the Port of Longview, Wash. -a far cry from Goldman Sachs and the rest of New Yorks nancial district. Unionized longshoremen stormed the port there and took a half-dozen guards hostage. ey damaged railroad cars, dumped grain, smashed windows, cut rail brake lines and blocked a train for hours while the ILWU and AFL-CIO cheered them on. e violence followed a similar outburst in July, when longshoremen tore down a chain link fence on EGTs private property and blocked railroad tracks to prevent a grain delivery -a clear violation of the 1946 Hobbs Act, which makes it a crime to employ robbery or extortion to impede interstate commerce.Despite breaking federal law, violating a judicial restraining order and committing systematically planned sabotage and trespassing, most of the union thugs got away with wrist slaps. e ILWU received a $250,000 ne to cover damages from the vandalism -a ne that will be paid with rankand- le workers hard-earned dues money.So, whats their beef? No, its not about the right of unions to organize. Its not about the welfare of the 99 percent. Its about one union losing its seven-decade-old grip on West Coast port operations. Its about six- gure-salaried union suits at the ILWU, established by bloody radical Marxist Harry Bridges, throwing a lawless tantrum against economic e ciency and technological progress. e ILWU is trying to break the will of EGT Development, a multinational agribusiness that recently built a $200 million grain terminal in Longview. Its a state-of-the-art facility with unprecedented automation features that will speed unloading, increase shipping capacity and bring in tens of millions of dollars in lease and tax payments alone to the region. EGT needs a nimble 21st-century workforce. e entitled overlords of the ILWU, who have ruled West Coast ports since the 1930s, are demanding a monopoly on the companys master control system, control over the work hour structure, excessive mandatory breaks and extortionist manhour premiums to bail out the unions underfunded pension. Weve worked these elevators since 1934, and weve always been in that master console, local ILWU President Dan Co man told public radio. EGT refused and instead brought in an outside contractor with a di erent union to ll about 50 jobs. But the ILWU water-carriers in the Occupy movement dont care about those workers. Or the American farmers who have been hurt by the port saboteurs. Or the independent non-union truckers who were forced to forgo work in the name of worker empowerment. Trucker Hai Ngo of San Leandro, Calif., told the San Francisco Chronicle: e Occupy people handed out yers to us, but never asked what we thought before they planned this. I will lose about $350, and at holiday time that hurts. Its just a waste of our time and money, and wont accomplish anything. Unfortunately, Ngo and blue-collar workers like him are collateral damage in the ILWUs ruthless battle for Big Labor survival. Co man, who has stoked violence for months, vowed earlier this year that we will ght to the end to secure what is rightfully our turf. And now the gasping longshoremens union has a whole new set of Occu-tools to do the dirty work for them. Michelle Malkin is the author of Culture of Corruption: Obama and his Team of Tax Cheats, Crooks & Cronies (Regnery 2010). Her e-mail address is email@example.com. COPYRIGHT 2011 CREATORS.COM LEVY PUBLISHING, LLCThe Levy County Journal is published every Thursday by Levy Publishing, LLC 440 S. Court St., Bronson, FL. 32621. Periodicals postage paid at Bronson, FL. (USPS 310-780).POSTMASTER:Send address changes to:Levy County Journal P.O. 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If he continues to do nothing that is likely to stop terrorist-sponsoring Iran from getting nuclear weapons, the consequences can be beyond our worst imagining. Against this background, how much does Newt Gingrichs personal life matter, whether we accept his claim that he has now matured or his critics claim that he has not? Nor should we sell the public short by saying that they are going to vote on the basis of tabloid stu or media talking points, when the fate of this nation hangs in the balance. Even back in the 19th century, when the scandal came out that Grover Cleveland had fathered a child out of wedlock -and he publicly admitted it -the voters nevertheless sent him to the White House, where he became one of the better presidents. Do we wish we had another Ronald Reagan? We could certainly use one. But we have to play the hand we were dealt. And the Reagan card is not in the deck. While the televised debates are what gave Newt Gingrichs candidacy a big boost, concrete accomplishments when in o ce are the real test. Gingrich engineered the rst Republican takeover of the House of Representatives in 40 years -followed by the rst balanced budget in 40 years. e media called it the Clinton surplus but all spending bills start in the House of Representatives, and Gingrich was Speaker of the House. Speaker Gingrich also produced some long overdue welfare reforms, despite howls from liberals that the poor would be devastated. But nobody makes that claim any more. Did Gingrich ru e some feathers when he was Speaker of the House? Yes, enough for it to cost him that position. But he also showed that he could produce results. In a world where we can make our choices only among the alternatives actually available, the question is whether Newt Gingrich is better than Barack Obama -and better than Mitt Romney. Romney is a smooth talker, but what did he actually accomplish as governor of Massachusetts, compared to what Gingrich accomplished as Speaker of the House? When you dont accomplish much, you dont ru e many feathers. But is that what we want? Can you name one important positive thing that Romney accomplished as governor of Massachusetts? Can anyone? Does a candidate who represents the bland leading the bland increase the chances of victory in November 2012? A lot of candidates like that have lost, from omas E. Dewey to John McCain. ose who want to concentrate on the baggage in Newt Gingrichs past, rather than on the nations future, should remember what Winston Churchill said: If the past sits in judgment on the present, the future will be lost. If that means a second term for Barack Obama, then it means lost big time. omas Sowell is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305. His website is www. tsowell.com. To nd out more about omas Sowell and read features by other Creators Syndicate columnists and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com. COPYRIGHT 2011 CREATORS.COM By Kathy HilliardEditorGov. Rick Scott sent out a letter to Secretary Jack Miles of Management Services to close down government o ces on Dec. 23 for Christmas. It is very refreshing to hear a government o cial use the proper term for this season of Christmas and to be thinking of the employees who have been serving Florida. Below is a transcript of the letter: Dear Secretary Miles: is year has been yet another extremely di cult period for many Floridians, including State employees who diligently serve the State of Florida. State employees have not received a cost of living increase in ve years, yet they continue to sel essly serve the State. During this holiday season, I would like to recognize State employees for their dedicated service. I hereby direct you to close all State executive buildings on December 23, 2011. On the day before a weekend during which Christmas falls, historically, there has been an extremely low business volume, and a large number of State employees take annual leave to be with their families. I also note that the Supreme Court of Florida has declared December 23 to be a Court holiday, and that both the Florida House of Representatives and the Senate have no business whatsoever scheduled for that date. Considering the low utilization of State executive buildings on these days, closing these buildings will also result in a savings of utilities and management costs. I wish you and your family a joyous holiday season. Sincerely, Rick Scott GovernorGov. Scott Closes O ces for ChristmasNOTICEGive us YOUR opinion! Letters to the Editor and Guest Columns are published at the sole discretion of Levy Publishing, LLC. 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The Levy County Journal 5ADecember 22, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923Lowman gazed at the glowing ashes of their re. Its from Papa, Mama? e girl, Ava, wanted to know. Of course, he wrote it, the boy, Sam, insisted impatiently to his sister. Is he coming home after all? the girl asked with a whimper. Lowman spoke then. I am not an eloquent man, he began quietly. But I can tell this. Your husband and father put that letter in my hand with his last breath. He asked that I deliver it to you. I dont know why. He was delirious by then, but not in awful pain. And I said I would do it. I did not think to make such a promise. But I made it all the same. And so, after a time, his voice trailed o introspectively, I have kept my word. Lowman told that Samuel Fletcher had lay dying at the Rock Island prison camp for Confederates held as a prisoner of war in Illinois. He wrote his last one year ago this day. It was not my plan, either to deliver it on this day. I had put the letter away. As I recollect, I thought three times to destroy the letter. I thought as many times, and as late as yesterday, to simply post it by some general delivery and be shut of it. I must tell you, I did not know until this very day that I would truly put it, as I promised in your hand. I thank you sir, you have been a good and noble friend. I am not, madam. But I have kept my word, whethe r I intended nobly or not. Ive been faithful to my promise. Ill say that. Sarah Fletcher unfolded the letter slowly with the eyes of her children upon her. Over the crackling of the re she began to read aloud. Her husband spoke rst of his love for his wife and dear children, who waited eagerly now for his every written word. He wrote of Gods will and his unwavering faith that all things come to pass come in their proper time and season. He lamented that he would not live to know them each in the fullness of those seasons that remained unto each of them. He blessed their precious lives, naming for each their special gifts and talents. ese gifts exceeded beyond all measure, any gift he himself might bestow on that Christmas Day. Yet he wrote from the stench of that diphtheria-ridden prison his prayer for each. Samuel Fletcher prayed that his family might truly live their hopes, dreams, and aspirations. At Christmas, our hearts awaken to the presence of Christ in all people, those we love easily as well as those with whom we struggle. Look for Him. You will nd me with Him. My only gift for you this Christmas Day, Samuel Fletcher wrote his loved ones, is my own blessed assurance that I will be in Paradise, and I shall be waiting for each of you there across the golden glades of time. She read the last with a tremulous voice, but read with the very strength her husband had attributed to her in what he had written. ey wept together softly before she looked up and thanked Lowman profusely for the great gift he had brought them on this special day. Lowman smiled back shyly, a smile of both innocence and knowingness. He opened his saddle bag and produced the oranges to everyones delight. ey sat close by the re and peeled and ate the oranges together, tossing the rinds to the re, making more fragrant still the warmth of the home. Lowman tactfully avoided all inquiries about himself or his family or from where hed come. He spoke of himself only as a traveler who would soon venture on. is he did. When he had had another cup of the cider and the family was in good spirits, he announced that he must take his leave. Young Sam and Ava asked that he remain a while longer. Sarah Fletcher too, but Lowman was rm in his resolution. So the family accompanied him to the gate. With heartfelt appreciation deepening even as she spoke, Sarah Fletcher held her bundled children close and thanked Lowman again for his coming, for the Christmas miracle of his delivering. It was Gods plan, she said. You have come to us as an angel on Christmas Day. Lowman stood with the reins of his horse in hand. Im not that sort of man, Mrs. Fletcher. Id be the least of men to be on an angels errand. Well, we seldom know such things, she replied more cheerfully as Lowman mounted. Noah was given to drink, but God choose him. Abraham lied. Jacob deceived. Moses, whom he chose to lead his people, had murdered. And what of Rahab, or Samsons aws? And David! Who could have done worse? But you, you were a prisoner with my husband and you brought his letter of Gods love and of Christ who su ered and so inspired our Samuels love. Lowman then looked squarely upon her from his saddle. I was not a prisoner with your husband, he said softly. I was his jailor. I was a guard, denigrated and con ned to such duty by my own o enses. I listened well to your husbands letter, Mrs. Fletcher. I ought to confess, Ive never known such love myself. e woman and her children looked up at him, astonished by his revelation. I never knew such love existed, he said again in a loud whisper. Before now, I never thought it was possible. So the greater gift is mine, Maam. Lowman touched the brim of his hat, turned his horse and rode out a di erent way than he had come. Angelic Baby Birth Camel Carol Crib Dolls Fir Gold Ham Holly Inn Ivy Jolly Joseph Lord Magi Mass Noel Party Pie Pine Port Potato Present Red Roast Word Search Last Weeks CrosswordLast Weeks Word Search Will Irbys Florida StoriesIllustration by Alexander KeySales Sing Sled Spirit Stable Star Wreath Xmas Road to Levyville Florida ArchivesThe Road to LevyvilleA Christmas StoryHis horse stopped and shook himself mightily for no apparent reason. Lowman leaned out across his saddle horn and patted the horses neck. You alright, old fella? he asked. Youre shaking yourself like a dog leaving water. ey were long past the Santa Fe, the narrow river hed forded to nd patches of frost in the low places that morning. Lowman had rolled his blanket and canvas by a low re. Hed poured his thin co ee and walked down to the river with a cold biscuit to survey the crossing. e smoke of his re hung across the water, tracing in a wisp the sand shoal reaching nearly across. ere was a dark gap on the other side where the water ran deeper before the shadowy bank. He squatted, his eyes following the fading mar of wagon wheels out to where the water rippled over the bar. Lowman didnt see that it would be any trouble to cross. ough a North wind blustered in occasional gusts, the sun had warmed the day. Lowman rode out the ats where a broad glade of myrtle and marsh grasses lay. e road was boggy through there, but by early afternoon he had reached a span of sand hills thick with rosemary. en the road was at again and he could see far down to a crossroads where a store stood. It was a solitary, wood-framed building with a false front that obscured its gabled roof. It sat on a muddy corner out from the winter stubble of a cotton eld. An older woman out back was stirring a wash pot on a fatwood re. She wore a mans crumpled hat and a ratty blanket as a shawl over her long skirts. She smoked a small clay pipe and watched warily as Lowman road up in his long black coat and hat low over his eyes. He lost sight of the woman coming around in a slow walk to the front of the store. Down the road south a wagon was coming. Lowman dismounted and tied his horse at the hitching post. His boots were muddy on the board planking before the recessed door. e woman came in through the back while Lowman examined one of the sweet potatoes in a basket inside. How do traveler? You come a ways, by the look of ye. Lowman acknowledged with a nod and put the potato back. When she was behind the counter, the woman said, Whatll you have, stranger? at Arbuckles, he said over his shoulder. Co ee, and what else? You got your needs, same as everbody else, I reckon. Tobacky ? I dont take it. He tossed a coin to the counter top. She saw the long gash of a scar over the back of Lowmans hand before it was buried back into the pocket of his coat. You oneum still stragglin back from the war aint cha? He didnt answer, but just pocketed the co ee. North or South? she asked, eyeing him curiously with her pipe in hand. West, as the road goes, Lowman answered dryly. Imah askin where you stood. Dont matter to me none. My ol man, he werent on neither side. Sold to both on the Suwannee whiskey, tabacky ta whoever come by. Could ah been either one what shot him. I dont hold no grudges. Mightah shotim myself someday, if some rotter hadnt got him rst. Lowman looked up at the woman and nodded, as if to say he believed her. A wagon pulled up outside and a small man with long gray hair beneath a dusty bowler hat reined back on the horses. He sprang spryly to the ground. Lowman saw through the tall front window that he had a hamper of oranges in the buckboard along with other assorted produce. e woman came out ahead of Lowman. Howdy, Rose. Saved my last hamperah oranges for ye, the wagoner declared. I dont know as I want your dregs? she squawked. No, these are as ne and sweet as any ever tasted, the wagoner boasted. Lowman bought three from the woman, right o the wagon. Heah, she says. Take a nutherin. One more fer good tidings. Be your Christmas tomorrow, or does ye even know the day of it? Lowman stood pensively with the oranges in hand, as if weighing these against a vacant thought he held. He thanked her then with a solemn nod. e woman took his gesture as one of gratitude, sincere albeit reluctant and muted. She shook her head, perplexed by his solemnity and turned back to the wagoner for more lively banter. Lowman rode on westerly on the muddy road through atwoods then, woods bleak with the wind tossing in ts the brown grasses agging before the dark pines. By late afternoon, he sat in his saddle before the Joppa post o ce. ere was the ring of a hammer on metal from the livery across the road. Lowman waited, as if deliberating. Finally he got down and tied his horse loose so it could water from a trough hued from a large cypress log. When he tried the post o ce door it was locked. e hammering stopped and when he turned, there was a stout, bearded man with his sleeves rolled up standing at the gaping door of the livery stable. Shes closed, the blacksmith called out. Lowman led his horse over. Itll be after tomorrow, being Christmas and what not, the blacksmith said. Ifen you got a letter, I guess I could hold it for her, long as you leave for the post. How about board? Lowman asked. irty cent, if you mean for your horse. eres rooms in a public house up by the fork, but them people is with fever. I dont recommend it right now. Another ve cents, I reckon you can lay in here, if you dont mind bedding on the hay. I dont, Lowman replied. Lowman slept that night bedded down in the loft. e horses stirred below in the dark and a goat the smith kept nagged and shu ed about. But he slept well and woke before daylight wrapped in his blanket and tarpaulin. He was warm and felt strangely at peace with himself, more so than he had in quite some time. He knew this was the day he would do what he had to do, what he ought to do. He would see it through, he determined, in the spirit for which the day was intended. Lowman rode out at rst light. e wind had abated in the night and now a mist lay low over the road ahead. He bent in the saddle and buttoned up his long black coat. He rode a switching back and forth to the better rut of the road through a eld of weeds burnt by the heavy frost. Not much farther, he came to the fork in the road. e lower fork, the smith had said, peeled o for Bronson. Lowman took the other one for Levyville. By midafternoon he had come to the town through a small pecan grove alongside a house where a doctors shingle hung. In the open ground ahead stood a small hamlet, simple and orderly against the steel blue sky. Lowman rode in not knowing exactly which home he sought. A dog barked from a distance. e barking stopped when Lowman stopped. He dismounted where a Confederate war widows ribbon had been fashioned at the gate. Resolute with all that was behind him now, he tied his horse and entered the yard. He shouldered his saddle bags up to the front door. e door brandished a holy sprig laden with red berries. Lowman knocked. When the door opened, a cheerful woman, full- gured in gray with a red scarf knotted at her collar, greeted him. Her smile was radiant, even if questioning. A daughter about eight years old peered shyly from behind her skirt. A son of 11 wedged forward, holding himself entirely erect, as if to say to the stranger, ere is a man in this house. My name is Lowman. Im looking for the family of Samuel Fletcher. I have come a long way to keep a promise made. You knew him! You were with him? the woman gasped. Yes, I was. Lowman said removing his hat. He then produced a letter from inside his long coat. e envelope was stained and frayed. e woman recognized instantly her husbands writing across its front. She reached for it with both hands as if she feared the letter might turn to vapor before her eyes. Please do come in, she insisted, bringing the letter to her breast. Forgive me. You must surely have come a long way, Mr. Lowman. Sarah Fletcher would not accept Lowmans refusal. e house was warm and well-lit with a brightly burning re. He sat, according to her gesture, in a chair the boy pulled close to the hearth. She o ered a hot cider from the stove and he took it thankfully. e woman sat in another chair by the re and her children settled about her knees. e letter had never left her hand and now she studied it intently as
The Levy County Journal6ADecember 22, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 December 19, 2011December 20, 2011December 21, 2011December 22, 2011December 23, 2011 NO SCHOOL WINTER HOLIDAYNO SCHOOL WINTER HOLIDAY NO SCHOOL WINTER HOLIDAY NO SCHOOL WINTER HOLIDAYNO SCHOOL WINTER HOLIDAY December 26, 2011December 27, 2011December 28, 2011December 29, 2011December 30, 2011 NO SCHOOL WINTER HOLIDAY NO SCHOOL WINTER HOLIDAY NO SCHOOL WINTER HOLIDAY NO SCHOOL WINTER HOLIDAY NO SCHOOL WINTER HOLIDAYIn accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the base of race, color ,nationsl orgin, sex, age, or disablity.LEVY COUNTY SCHOOLS LUNCH MENUDistrict Spelling Bee Championships in January 2012 e Levy County District Spelling Bee will be held on Friday, Jan. 6, 2012 at Bronson High school Cafeteria at 9:45 a.m. All the winners in grades 4 through 8 from the Levy County School Spelling Bees will compete for District Champion. at District Champion will then be eligible to compete in the Big Bend Regional Spelling Bee in Tallahassee on Feb. 11, 2012. e winner in Tallahassee will then be eligible to compete at the Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. Dr. Rebekah Burchams swan song at Williston Elementary School occurred the day before she left for her home state of Louisiana. On Tuesday evening, Dec. 13, the 4th grade classes presented North Pole Diaries, a musical tribute to the secular aspect of Christmas. ese Christmas chronicles included the title song, North Pole Diaries, performed by all the classes. Kathy Clemons class sang Getting Ready for Christmas, while Joelene Vinings students were Born to Shop! With apologies to James Brown, the combined classes let the audience know Santa Wants a Brand New Bag! Next Teri Dixons students in tropical attire sang how Santa Needs a Vacation, followed by Tina Roberts and Beth McLeans young singers dressed up as Hip-hop Reindeer. e students in Lita Halchaks class wanted to be Away from the Mistletoe, then it was Up, Up, Up in the Sleigh! for Neige Sniders students. As always, Peggy Brooks had engineered a perfectly decorated set for the action which happened on and near the stage. Assisting Burcham in preparing the cast for the play were PE teacher Erin Owens, who choreographed; art teacher Helen Darling, who procured the materials for the costumes; and Ti ani Markham, Too Good For Drugs coordinator, who helped students with their speaking parts. It was a very collaborative e ort, said Darling. All the classroom teachers made sure all the costumes were coordinated, either making parts of the costumes themselves or getting parent volunteers to create them. A dress rehearsal went o without a hitch before the classes of 3rd and 5th graders Tuesday afternoon, then there was only one performance at 6:30 in the schools multipurpose building. Prior to the play, WES Safety Patrollers held a pizza supper fundraiser. Burcham, who recently graduated from the University of Florida with a doctorate in music education, was wished a fond farewell by her special area colleagues prior to Tuesday nights performance. Her position will be lled by Lynn No a former music instructor at Meadowbrook Academy in Ocala. Congratulations and farewell, Dr. Burcham! Welcome to WES, Ms No By Lisa Statham Posteraro Listed below are all the Levy County School winners who will be competing in January. Lots of hard work went into getting this far and we are all cheering for you. District Spelling Bee 2011-12 winner listed below includes their school and school contact: Bronson Elementary School /Greta Perryman Calysta Goodwin, 5th grader, of Bronson. Bronson Middle School /Teresa Le ert/Morgan B Brandy Co ey, 8th grader, of Archer. Chie and Elementary Schoo l/Lisa Baxter Kaiden Baker, 4th grader, of Chie and. Chie and Middle School /Laurie Beauchamp Trina Tolentino, 8th grader, of Chie and. Cedar Key School/Elementary /Janeice Smith Amanda Robinson, 4th grader, of Cedar Key.North Pole Diaries Starring WES 4th Graders Dr. Rebekah Burcham (in the forefront) directs the entire 4th grade cast of North Pole Diaries. Burcham had to return to Loui siana to join her husband on his new job and to begin her own job search, with her Ph.D. from UF in hand! Cedar Key School/Middle /Janeice Smith Hannah Stallworth, 6th grader, of Cedar Key. Williston Elementary School /Marla Hiers Gabriel Foster-, 5th grader, of Morrison. Williston Middle School /Sharon Sandlin Rachel Backmann, 7th grader, of Morrison. Yankeetown School/Elementary /Ann Jensen Clayton Kennedy, 5th grader, of Inglis. Yankeetown School/Middle /Ann Jensen Noah Howard, 8th grader, of Inglis. Nature Coast Middle School /Pat Knecht Morgan Stacy, 6th grader, of Williston. Go Levy County. O O u r F a m i l y S e r v i n g Y o u r s S i n c e 1996 Phone & Remote Support Is Now Available To Take Care Of Software Malfunctions/Clean Out Viruses Update/Driver Installation Problems E-mail Problems and MORE Remote Support Requirements High-Speed/DSL/Satellite www.gatorworks.com 4 WEST PARK AVENUE CHIEFLAND, FL 32626 W e A c c e p t Give Us a Call Today! 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The Levy County Journal 7ADecember 22, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 SudokuFor this weeks crossword puzzle answers, visit our Web site at www.levyjournalonline.com Click on the Brain Teaser tab to nd the answers. Last weeks Sudoku 115 NOTICES115 NOTICES 135 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES 440 VACANT LAND FOR SALE 500 FOR SALE555 AUTOMOBILES Classifieds ADVERTISER NOTICE The Levy County Journal does not endorse, promote or encourage the purchase or sale of any product or service advertised in this newspaper. Advertisements are the sole responsibility of the advertiser. The Levy County Journal hereby disclaims all liability for any damage suffered as the result of any advertisement in this newspaper. The Levy County Journal has the sole authority to edit and locate any classi ed advertisement as deemed appropriate. 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All interested individuals who care about protecting the health, safety, welfare and rights of long-term care facility residents -who often have no one else to advocate for them -are encouraged to call toll-free (888) 831-0404 or visit the programs Web site at http:// ombudsman.my orida.com. The local council meets at Haven Hospice of North Central Florida, 4200 NW 90th Boulevard in Gainesville to discuss the programs current activities and give the public a chance to provide comments about long-term care facility issues. These public meetings begin at 12:30 p.m. Concerned citizens and those interested in volunteering are welcome to attend. tfnf210 HELP WANTEDSALES POSITION FOR TREE FARM: We are looking for a local person to train for an agricultural sales position. Must have reliable transportation and have agricultural background. Base salary plus commission. References required. Call Linda at (352) 493-2496; Email resum to email@example.com or fax to (352) 493-2720; mail to P. O. 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The Levy County Journal8ADecember 22, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 EVY COUNTY L e County Seat Newspaper Est. 1923$25 /year in Levy County $30 /year in Florida $35 /year Outside FloridaSubscribe!Quilters of Alachua County Day Guild January Program Explores the History of Art QuiltsExperience the Joy of Giving and Maybe Win an iPad2 See dealer for complete details. Some restrictions apply. Expires 12/31/2011. Chieand, FL 32644www.allseasonschieand.comLicense # CAC057426 Your Comfort is Our Concern FREEUV LIGHT & 5 FILTER WITH THE PURCHASE OF A 15 SEER CARRIER HEAT PUMP SEER CARRIER HEAT PUMP STARTING AT $4,380 DISH Network delivers more of what you want for less than youd expect. Now Playing on DISH Network! FREE FREE FREEHD DVR Upgrade$6/mo. DVR service fee applies. L ocal Ch annels I ncl ud e d Packages starting at MO. for 12 months with 24 month agreement. 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STARZ and related channels and service marks are property of Starz Entertainment, LLC. All new customers are sub ject to a one time processing fee. e College of Central Florida Levy Center will o er the opportunity to learn basic quilting techniques in January. e class will be held at the Levy County Quilt Museum, 11050 N.W. 10th Ave., Chie and. Participants will create a nine-patch baby quilt under the instruction of award-winning quilter Ailien Kooi. Learn the cutting, sewing and assembly process all the way to the nished product. No previous experience is required. Classes will meet on Mondays, Jan. 23 through Feb. 27, from 1 to 3 p.m. e course fee is $69. Enroll at the Levy Center, 114 Rodgers Blvd., Chie and, or online at CFItraininig. cf.edu (select Levy noncredit classes). A list of supplies will be provided when you enroll in the course at the Levy Center. If you enroll online, contact the Levy Center to be mailed the list. Participants must have access to a sewing machine which they can bring to class on the days they are needed. For more information call 352/493-9533. e college will be closed for winter break beginning Dec. 21 and will reopen on Jan. 3. Ailien Kooi at the Levy County Quilt Museum. Learn How to Quilt Starting Jan 23 Mitchs Gold & Diamonds e strength of a community depends on its health, and its health partially depends on an adequate blood supply. Residents of Levy County can take part to ensure a safe and adequate blood supply for the community during the holidays when they team up with LifeSouth Community Blood Centers for the blood drive on Monday, December 26 and Friday, December 30. Stop by the bloodmobile at Wal-Mart between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. and make a contribution that can save up to three lives in local hospitals. Donors may also give at LifeSouths Chie and Donor Center on Friday, December 30 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. e donor center is closed on Monday. e donor center is across the highway from Wal-Mart in the Winn-Dixie Plaza on North Highway 19. Donors are asked to eat a healthy meal, particularly breakfast, and drink plenty of uids before donating. All donors will receive a recognition item, cholesterol screening and will be entered to win an iPad2! Drawing for the iPad2 will be on January 31. Donors must be at least 16 years of age, weigh 110 pounds or more, and show a valid photo I.D. at the time of donation. Sixteen-year-olds must have written parental consent to donate. For more information, call (352) 334-1000. Keep the giving going! When you give blood, LifeSouth will donate an adorable plush Beau the Bloodhound to a child in need in our local community. LifeSouth is the sole blood supplier for 39 medical facilities in 17 counties in North Central Florida including Shands at UF, the VA Medical Center, and North Florida Regional Medical Center. LifeSouth is a nonpro t, volunteer blood center supplying 128 medical centers in Florida, Alabama and Georgia. JOURNAL Guild member Gloria Craft Comstock, will show and discuss art quilting, from the genres earliest e orts, through todays works of ber art during the January 5th program of Quilters of Alachua County Day Guild (QACDG). Ms. Comstock earned her M.A. in Textile History / Quilt Studies Emphasis from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 2010. QACDG now meets in the recently-opened Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34th Street in Gainesville. For more information on the guild, call Beverley Hilton, (352) 373-7791, or go to www.qacdg.org. Quilters of Alachua County Day Guild (QACDG) meets monthly the rst ursday from 9:30 a.m. to noon, at the Senior Recreation Center, 5701 N. W. 34th Street, Gainesville. Refreshments at 9:30 a.m., meeting begins 10 a.m. Guests are welcome. Founded as a not-for-pro t organization in August of 2003, Quilters of Alachua County Day Guild has grown from that initial handful to well over 100 members. QACDG provides a broad spectrum of educational programs at meetings, and workshops throughout the year. Taking the top three places in the 5th grade spelling bee at Williston Elementary School are Gabriel Foster (1st), Cheyenne Bell (2nd) and Kami McCormick (3rd). The students are holding the envelopes which contained their monetary awards provided by the GFWC Williston Womans Club, a long-time supporter of both the spelling bee and the 4-H/Tropicana Speech Contest.
www.levyjournalonline.com L e v y L Levy L i f e ifeLEVY COUNTY JOURNAL VOL. 88, NO. 25 50 CENTS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2011 Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Found Photo Identi ed Call or write to us at PO Box 2990, Chie and, FL 32644-2990 or email email@example.com.Found Photo In the Fall of 2003, a Levy County Journal sta er discovered a white box full of photographs that may or may not have run in earlier editions of the newspaper. e box was unmarked, and the photographs remain unidenti ed and unclaimed. Hence the name of our feature: Found Photo. We ask our readers to take a look and see if they can identify the folks in the photo, as well as the story behind it. We have half of this Found Photo identi ed. e handsome young man on the right hand side is Matthew Cani of Bronson when he was in the 5th grade at Bronson Middle School, as identi ed by his dad, Robert Cani Jr.. Can anyone identify his friend on the left? By Kathy HilliardEditorBronson Elementary School students went to school as usual on Wed. Dec. 14 not realizing that they were going to receive some homemade love for their heads. e Ladies Auxiliary Post 88 of Bronson had spent many an hour knitting and crocheting hats for the children of the community as a special gift for Christmas time. Melanie Piper and June Wilkinson were the leading hat producers of this generous group of ladies that also included: Barbara Bissonette, Cathy Bishop, Diane Dean, Cathy Gramberg, Judy Gasho, Elaine Holman, Iris Lucas, Maxine McCauley and Pat Meeks. With nimble ngers and sacri ced time they gave the students at BES a gift that says we care about the children of our community. ese industrious ladies also knitted and crocheted lap robes and 60 hats which they gave to the VA hospital on Dec. 10 of this year. is is a great example of establishing local ties with all ages in the community and we thank all the Auxiliary Ladies of Post 88, the teachers who welcomed them into their scholastic sanctum, and the beautiful children who give us the smiles that make giving at Christmas such a joy. Merry Christmas to you all. Photos courtesy of Margie McGarver.BES Classes Have a Happy Hat Day from Bronson Post 88 Ladies Ladies Auxiliary Post 88 of Bronson show o their own hats. This class at BES is ready to take on winter. Colorful homemade knitted hats all laid out for the children at BES.Holiday at the Parks e Department of Environmental Protections Florida Park Service invites Floridians and visitors to celebrate the holiday season in one of Floridas 160 award-winning state parks. Many state parks host holiday events with an array of lights, decorations and activities throughout December, said DEPs Florida Park Service Director Donald Forgione. Take a moment to relax away from the hustle and bustle of the holidays by bringing your family to spend time in nature and enjoy the festivities in Floridas state parks. Featuring millions of bright lights draped across beautiful landscapes, sta and volunteers have dedicated their time and holiday spirit to ll the Real Florida with cheer. From visits with Santa to holiday carols and movies, these state park exhibits are the perfect venue to celebrate the holiday season. Here is a sample of holiday events in Florida State Parks:Christmas Festival of LightsStephen Foster Folk Culture State Park, White SpringsDec. 2-31, each evening until 9 p.m. (excluding Christmas Night) Drive through the park to see more than 4 million lights highlighting majestic oak trees, the antebellum museum and the gingerbread house village. e centerpiece of the parks light display is the Carillon Tower, illuminating the night sky as holiday music rings from its bells. is month-long celebration will include refreshments, live holiday music, horse drawn wagon and carriage rides and a visit with Santa on Dec. 24. Admission is $2 per person. Call (386) 397-4331 for more information. Holiday Songs in the ParkWekiwa Springs State Park, Apopka ursday, Dec. 22, 7 8 p.m. Celebrate holiday songs in the park with the Lake Brantley High School Chorus. e Patriot Singers and the Voices of Freedom, the schools two most advanced choirs, will sing holiday carols at the spring. Flashlights, blankets, chairs are recommended. Free admission. Call (407) 884-2008 for more information. Visit the website for a complete list of special events in Floridas state parks http://www. oridastateparks.org Local Students Graduate from Flagler CollegeBachelor's degrees from Flagler College in St. Augustine, Fla. were awarded to Katherine Elyse Hipp of Archer and Katelyn Robin Guinsler of Williston. More than 180 Flagler students participated in the commencement ceremony held Dec. 10 on the college campus in St. Augustine, Fla. Congratulations to Katherine and Katelyn.WHS Graduate Completes Basic at Lackland Air Force Airman Robert W. Hanson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. e airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical tness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Hanson is the son of Kathleen Hanson of Southeast 82nd Lane, Dunnellon. He is a 2011 graduate of Williston High School.
The Levy County Journal2BDecember 22, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Levy County Community Calendar BRONSONEnterprise Zone Development Agency Public Meeting Dec. 28A public meeting for the Enterprise Zone Development Agency will be held Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011 at 9 am in the Dogan S. Cobb Municipal Building, 660 East Hathaway Ave, Bronson. is is a regularly scheduled board meeting and will include discussion about lling vacancies on the 10-member board, and verifying proposed business plans to see if they are in an Enterprise Zone.CEDAR KEYCedar Key Arts Center Cedar Key Arts Center has lots to o er in January. All events are open to the public. Cedar Key Arts Center January 2012 Workshops: Register at Cedar Keyhole or by contacting instructor. Non-members are welcome, just add $5 to cost or join CKAC. Info at cedarkeyartscenter.org Salons are held the 1st ,3rd and 5th Sundays from 3 to 5 p.m. to demonstrate and discuss di erent aspects of art to gain a better understanding of various media. Jan 15 Composition and Jan 29 Perspective. Workshops for January: Jan. 13 wood shade burning with Carolyn Marek or wood relief carving with Bob Marek from 10 to 5 p.m., call Donna Bushnell, 352/493-1807; Jan. 16 color Wheel Mixing with Sandra Allen from 10 to 3 p.m., call 352/543-6208; Jan. 18 Fabric Dyeing with Virginia Stevenson from 10 to 3 p.m., call 352/465-7809; Jan. 30 costume jewelry rescheduled to Mar. 12. Classes Jan. 5 Art Education for middle/high school students, 3 p.m., call Zandy Zettler, 352/543-9920; Jan. 4, 9 to 12 p.m. Boat Builders with Earl Starnes, 352/543-6715; Photography processing and darkroom techniques with Chris Harkness at 10 a.m.; Jan. 10, Adobe Photoshop Elements (version 9) to improve/process photos with Ann Kamzelski, 7 p.m., 352/543-5568; Jan. 12, Painting 101 with Sandra K. Allen, 10 a.m., 352/543-6208; Jan. 12-Feb 16, Art Group erapy, closed sessions, evenings with Alexandria Zettler, 352/543-9920; Jan. 20, Still Life Open Studio with Sandi Allen. Call to All Artists Gallery events this winter will be open to all artists for contribution. Limit of 3 pieces per exhibitor and $5 entry fee per piece. Jan. 7th: Quilt Exhibit-open to community. Quilts due to CKAC by 5 p.m., on Jan. 3rd Photographer Christian Harkness will be featured in the Members Gallery. Gallery Reception is Jan. 7th from 5 to 7 p.m. March 3: Salute to Wildlife of Lower Suwannee and Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuges includes all mediums and open to the community. Due Feb. 28 by 5 p.m.Acoustical Afternoon for the Arts in Cedar Key Jan. 15On Sun., Jan. 15, 2012, the 2nd annual Acoustical Afternoon for the Arts bene t concert and silent auction will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Island Room Restaurant in Cedar Key. e silent auction will showcase pieces from a number of art festival artists including a live painting performance by well-known artist Susan Dauphinee of Cedar Key. ere will be a variety of appetizers served, a no-host bar will be available, and doors will open early at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 each and go on sale December 15th. Proceeds will promote the 2012 Old Florida Celebration of the Arts, a juried ne art festival that has been happening in Cedar Key every April for the past 48 years. Reduced funding has made it necessary to raise additional monies to insure the continuation of the ne arts festival. e musicians volunteering their time and talents for this bene t are Joe Peters and Linda Hicks (West Lafayette, Ind.) and Bishop Davidson (Nashville, Tenn.). For a look and a listen about our performers and their music, go to: Joe Peters www.reverbnation.com/joepeters ~ Linda Hicks www.lindahicksmusic.com ~ MJ Bishop www.sonicbids.com/ mjbishop ~ WT Davidson www.reverbnation.com/wtdavidson For more information or tickets, please contact: Mandy Cassiano at 352/543-5400 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Old Florida Celebration of the Arts o cial website www. cedarkeyartsfestival.comYANKEETOWN-INGLISYankeetown-Inglis Womans Club Thrift Shop e Yankeetown-Inglis rift Shop will reopen on Tues. Jan. 3, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cleaning For a Reason for Cancer PatientsIf you know any woman currently undergoing chemotherapy, please pass the word to her that there is a cleaning service that provides free housecleaning once per month for four months while she is in treatment. All she has to do is sign up and have her doctor fax a note con rming the treatment. Cleaning for a Reason will have a participating maid service in her zip code area arrange for the service. is organization serves the entire US and currently has 547 partners to help these women. It is our job to pass the word and let them know that there are people out there that care. Be a blessing to someone and pass this information along. http://www.cleaningforareason.org/. ank you from the Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club.WILLISTONFREE Christmas Breakfast in Williston Dec. 24 e First Baptist Church of Williston is o ering a FREE Christmas Breakfast for those in need on Saturday morning, Dec. 24th at 8 a.m. Come and join us in the Fellowship Hall.Levy County Fair Association Gearing UP for April 2012Preparations are underway for the 2012 Levy County Fair. e Fair will be April 12 through 15, at the Williston Airport Industrial Park, just across from the Williston Horsemans Park. e Fair Association is now collecting donations for its annual yard sale fundraiser. We are a non-pro t organization and all donations are tax deductible. We also REALLY need a large storage shed for both the yard sale and then at the Fairgrounds. We can pick up and move any donations. Call Marc at 352/5385551 to make arrangements. ere is currently a lot of planning underway. Please visit our web site at www.LevyCountyFair.com and click on the Creative Arts link to see all the Creative Arts categories from Baking & Food Preservation, to Sewing and Hobby Crafts. We will have a Livestock Show that will include Steers, Heifers, Dairy Goats, Meat Goats, Rabbits and Poultry. Remember the Levy County Fair is not just a livestock show, we will have a full Midway with lots of exciting rides, attractions, games, tons of great food, a variety of exhibitors and much more, all for one low gate-admission price! Mark your calendars now and check out the website or call 352/528-2516. Williston Lions Club Events e Williston Lions Club is located at 401 SE 6th Avenue in Williston where we have regular events throughout the week and month for all to participate. We are looking for new members and volunteers so if you want to help out the community and have something enjoyable to do, come and see us. Our meetings are held every month on the 2nd Tuesday of the month and guests are very welcome. We will be planning future events so your assistance in this matter is greatly appreciated. If you need to reach us by phone call 352-342-7525. ursdays: Bingo @ 7 p.m. We o er two Jackpots. If an attendee brings a friend, that attendee will get a free card. Saturdays: Farmers Market and Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Levy County Saltwater and Freshwater Tides DAY HIGH TIDE HEIGHT SUNRISE MOON % MOON /LOW TIME /FEET SUNSET TIME VISIBLECedar KeyTh 22 Low 6:00 AM -0.9 7:22 AM Rise 5:06 AM 11 22 High 12:46 PM 2.9 5:39 PM Set 3:48 PM 22 Low 5:42 PM 1.5 22 High 11:19 PM 4 F 23 Low 6:52 AM -1.1 7:23 AM Rise 6:10 AM 4 23 High 1:37 PM 3 5:40 PM Set 4:48 PM 23 Low 6:35 PM 1.4 Sa 24 High 12:10 AM 4.1 7:23 AM Rise 7:10 AM 1 24 Low 7:39 AM -1.1 5:40 PM Set 5:51 PM 24 High 2:21 PM 3 24 Low 7:23 PM 1.3 Su 25 High 12:59 AM 4.1 7:24 AM Rise 8:04 AM 0 25 Low 8:23 AM -1.1 5:41 PM Set 6:56 PM 25 High 3:00 PM 3 25 Low 8:09 PM 1.2 M 26 High 1:46 AM 4 7:24 AM Rise 8:51 AM 1 26 Low 9:03 AM -0.9 5:41 PM Set 7:59 PM 26 High 3:35 PM 3 26 Low 8:54 PM 1.1 Tu 27 High 2:32 AM 3.8 7:24 AM Rise 9:32 AM 5 27 Low 9:40 AM -0.6 5:42 PM Set 8:59 PM 27 High 4:07 PM 3 27 Low 9:38 PM 0.9 W 28 High 3:18 AM 3.6 7:25 AM Rise 10:09 AM 11 28 Low 10:14 AM -0.3 5:43 PM Set 9:57 PM 28 High 4:37 PM 3 28 Low 10:23 PM 0.8 Suwannee River EntranceTh 22 Low 6:18 AM -0.9 7:23 AM Rise 5:06 AM 11 22 High 12:52 PM 2.6 5:39 PM Set 3:48 PM 22 Low 6:00 PM 1.4 22 High 11:25 PM 3.5 F 23 Low 7:10 AM -1 7:24 AM Rise 6:11 AM 4 23 High 1:43 PM 2.6 5:40 PM Set 4:48 PM 23 Low 6:53 PM 1.3 Sa 24 High 12:16 AM 3.6 7:24 AM Rise 7:11 AM 1 24 Low 7:57 AM -1 5:40 PM Set 5:52 PM 24 High 2:27 PM 2.6 24 Low 7:41 PM 1.2 Su 25 High 1:05 AM 3.6 7:24 AM Rise 8:05 AM 0 25 Low 8:41 AM -1 5:41 PM Set 6:56 PM 25 High 3:06 PM 2.6 25 Low 8:27 PM 1.1 M 26 High 1:52 AM 3.5 7:25 AM Rise 8:52 AM 1 26 Low 9:21 AM -0.9 5:42 PM Set 7:59 PM 26 High 3:41 PM 2.6 26 Low 9:12 PM 1 Tu 27 High 2:38 AM 3.3 7:25 AM Rise 9:33 AM 5 27 Low 9:58 AM -0.6 5:42 PM Set 8:59 PM 27 High 4:13 PM 2.6 27 Low 9:56 PM 0.9 W 28 High 3:24 AM 3.2 7:26 AM Rise 10:09 AM 11 28 Low 10:32 AM -0.3 5:43 PM Set 9:57 PM 28 High 4:43 PM 2.6 28 Low 10:41 PM 0.8 Withlacoochee River EntranceTh 22 Low 6:55 AM -0.9 7:21 AM Rise 5:04 AM 11 22 High 12:53 PM 2.6 5:38 PM Set 3:47 PM 22 Low 6:37 PM 1.4 22 High 11:26 PM 3.6 F 23 Low 7:47 AM -1 7:21 AM Rise 6:09 AM 4 23 High 1:44 PM 2.7 5:39 PM Set 4:47 PM 23 Low 7:30 PM 1.3 Sa 24 High 12:17 AM 3.7 7:22 AM Rise 7:09 AM 1 24 Low 8:34 AM -1 5:40 PM Set 5:51 PM 24 High 2:28 PM 2.7 24 Low 8:18 PM 1.2 Su 25 High 1:06 AM 3.7 7:22 AM Rise 8:03 AM 0 25 Low 9:18 AM -1 5:40 PM Set 6:55 PM 25 High 3:07 PM 2.7 25 Low 9:04 PM 1.1 M 26 High 1:53 AM 3.6 7:23 AM Rise 8:50 AM 1 26 Low 9:58 AM -0.9 5:41 PM Set 7:58 PM 26 High 3:42 PM 2.7 26 Low 9:49 PM 1 Tu 27 High 2:39 AM 3.5 7:23 AM Rise 9:31 AM 5 27 Low 10:35 AM -0.6 5:41 PM Set 8:58 PM 27 High 4:14 PM 2.7 27 Low 10:33 PM 0.9 W 28 High 3:25 AM 3.3 7:23 AM Rise 10:07 AM 11 28 Low 11:09 AM -0.3 5:42 PM Set 9:56 PM 28 High 4:44 PM 2.7 28 Low 11:18 PM 0.8 continued on page 3 is week Last week Year agoSteers over 600 lbs 4% 4% 1% Steers under 600 lbs 40% 44% 42% Heifers over 600 lbs 2% 2% 1% Heifers under 600 lbs 37% 35% 36% Feeder cows 2% 1% 2% Slaughter cows 12% 13% 16% Bulls 3% 1% 2% Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price1205-1585 1349 64.00-76.00 71.07 1210-1415 1338 77.00-81.50 79.13 HDSlaughter Cows Boners 80-85 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price865-1185 1083 61.00-74.00 67.35 950-1185 1102 70.00-78.00 72.92 HD 895-1065 981 58.00-62.00 59.32 LD 1200-1850 1367 63.00-75.00 67.46 1205-1575 1353 71.00-79.00 73.79 HD 1210-1685 1393 58.00-66.00 63.21 LDSlaughter Cows Lean 85-90 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price860-1185 1019 55.00-69.00 59.25 855-1190 1017 48.00-62.00 52.19 LD 1225-1590 1331 55.00-62.00 58.24Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price1000-1485 1329 75.00-88.00 80.75 1130-1475 1320 67.00-75.00 72.22 LD 1500-2200 1698 76.00-94.00 84.92 1565-2150 1837 88.00-102.00 92.26 HD 1675-1740 1708 77.00-77.50 77.25 LDFeeder Steers and Bulls Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price205-245 228 180.00-210.00 193.56 250-295 269 180.00-215.00 194.75 300-345 322 164.00-210.00 185 350-395 370 145.00-185.00 162.14 400-445 421 137.50-170.00 153.21 450-495 468 132.50-160.00 147.51 500-545 520 127.50-150.00 137.84 550-595 567 122.00-142.50 131.82 600-645 618 120.00-138.00 130.15 650-695 664 118.00-134.00 126.19 700-745 718 117.00-131.00 124.95 750-780 764 118.00-127.00 121.98Feeder Steers and Bulls Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price200-245 220 155.00-185.00 169.76 250-295 274 150.00-180.00 162.4 300-345 321 135.00-175.00 154.77 350-390 368 125.00-155.00 137.92 400-445 423 120.00-152.00 132.22 450-495 473 117.00-148.00 129.81 500-545 519 110.00-140.00 122.9 550-590 569 110.00-124.00 117.58 605-645 624 105.00-120.00 116.33 650-685 662 105.00-118.00 111.76 700-740 720 105.00-114.00 109 755-790 775 101.00-113.00 107.58Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price200-245 229 150.00-185.00 164.79 250-295 269 140.00-175.00 155.32 300-345 318 134.00-165.00 147.83 350-395 373 132.00-155.00 140.47 400-445 419 122.50-148.00 133.61 450-495 466 120.00-147.50 130.07 500-545 520 115.00-138.00 125.44 550-595 566 113.00-127.00 120.13 600-645 615 110.00-122.00 117.03 650-690 670 110.00-119.00 114.75 700-740 712 112.00-117.00 114.81Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price200-245 225 125.00-160.00 135.27 250-295 274 120.00-153.00 134.11 300-345 323 120.00-145.00 131.46 350-395 371 114.00-137.50 124.9 400-445 421 108.00-133.00 118.15 450-495 469 105.00-132.00 115.47 500-545 519 103.00-125.00 113.18 550-595 570 101.00-115.00 108.46 600-645 615 102.00-112.00 107.2 665-685 675 104.00-110.00 107.36 740-745 743 100.00-104.00 101.99Bred Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price905-1085 990 64.00-80.00 69.96 1105-1195 1166 69.00-79.00 72.42Bred Cows Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price945-1045 987 63.00-66.00 64.61 4-6 MoBred 1010-1065 1042 61.00-65.00 63.30 7-9 MoBred 1110-1170 1140 63.00-65.00 63.97 7-9 MoBredFlorida Cattle Auctions Weekly SummaryBartow, FL Fri Dec 16, 2011 USDA-FL Dept of AG Market News***Due to the Markets being closed for the Holidays, this report will not be issued again until January 6, 2012*** At the Florida Livestock Auctions; Cattle receipts at 8 markets; Okeechobee, Lakeland, Webster, Ellisville, Arcadia, Ocala, Madison and Lake City, receipts totaled 10,389 compared to 11,258 last week, and 9,320 last year. According to the Florida Federal-State Livestock Market News Service: Compared to one week ago, slaughter cows steady to 1.00 higher, bulls steady to 3.00 higher, feeder steers and heifers 2.00 to 4.00 higher, replacement cows steady to 3.00 lower.
The Levy County Journal 3BDecember 22, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Novice and experienced gardeners have an opportunity to hone gardening skills, share personal experience and meet folks of similar interest through the Florida Master Gardener program. Classes for 2012 Florida Master Gardener training will begin on Tuesday, February 7 and will meet each Tuesday for eight consecutive weeks from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the Levy Agricultural Center in Bronson, 625 North Hathaway Avenue, Alt. 27. Training will include classroom lecture as well as hands on eld teaching labs and eld trips. Topics include basic principles in plant science, plant pest control (disease, weeds and insects), soil fertility, and water use among others. Examples of applied skills and knowledge covered are plant propagation, plant problem diagnosis, Florida Friendly landscape design, vegetable and fruit gardening (organic and traditional). Instruction provided by University of Florida Extension Faculty and specialists. Non refundable $25 fee due on the rst day of class. Class material is applicable to soil and climate conditions found in the Levy, Dixie and Gilchrist counties. Participants will be provided reference, texts and other materials. A limited number of scholarships are available. e Florida Master Gardener program is administered through the University of Florida. Florida Master Gardener is a title awarded exclusively to individuals who complete this training and provide fty (50) hours volunteer service to the Nature Coast Master Gardener (NCMG) tri-county program. Volunteer hours are ful lled in many ways such as assisting in plant clinics, assisting homeowners as a Florida Yard Advisor, working with clientele at fairs and expositions, responding to homeowner inquiries at the extension o ce, working with 4-H and other youth programs, assisting with NCMG website, maintaining Discovery Garden, Bronson, to name a few. If interested in serving as a Florida Master Gardener, send a self-addressed stamped envelope (with $.90 postage) to PO Box 219, Bronson FL. 32621. Include your name, mailing address including zip code, telephone number. Applications may be printed from website, www.ncmg org or picked up at the Levy County Extension o ce, 625 N Hathaway Avenue, Bronson, 32621. Questions, call Barbara Edmonds (352) 486-5131. Registration deadline is 4:30 pm, Monday, January 23, 2012. All extension programs and services are open to all without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin or handicap. 4 WEEKS FOR ONLY $20!Its Our Journal 20/20 Special: Your Ad of 20 Words or Less for 4 Consecutive Weeks, No Changes. $20, 10¢ Each Additional Word. Email classi email@example.comClassi ed AdsAround the Nature Coast Do You Have Questions About Medicare?Do you have questions about your options for Medicare, Medicare/Medicaid, Disability, Supplemental Insurance, Part D Prescription Drug Plans, or Medicare Billings? If you do, come see SHINE, a volunteer program with the Florida Department of Elder A airs, for one-on-one counseling. SHINE provides free, unbiased and con dential assistance. If you cannot come to a site call the Elder Helpline at 1-800-2622243 to be referred to a SHINE Volunteer near you. SHINE will be at: Wed, January 4th 10:00am-Noon Williston Public Library Wed, January 4th 1:30-3:30pm Bronson Public Library Wed, January 18th 1:30-3:30pm Chie and Sr Ctr.Guardian ad Litem New Class Jan. 10, 2012Make a New Years Resolution to advocate for abused and neglected children. No special background needed. Legal and sta support provided. Next class starts Jan 10th. Call 352/4936051 or go to www.gal.alachua. .usLevy County Coalition Against Tobacco Meeting Jan. 10 e Levy County Coalition against Tobacco will be holding a meeting on Tues. Jan. 10, 2012 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Capital City Bank of Chie and. e Public is encouraged to attend.Simple Steps to Start Your Business Jan. 30 e College of Central Florida Levy Center and SCORE Gainesville, counselors to Americas small business, have joined forces to present Simple Steps to Starting Your Business. is free introductory workshop will be held on Monday, Jan. 30, from 6 to 9 p.m. e focus is on testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that in uence start-up success. is workshop will provide an overview of the skills and tools needed when deciding to start a business. Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of owning a business, the most pro table form for your business, and the fundamentals of formation, organization, marketing, cash ow and funding sources. At the conclusion, participants may sign up for additional business planning and mentoring sessions for a modest fee. Participants must register in advance to attend this free session. Register in person at the Levy Center, 114 Rodgers Blvd., Chie and, or online at CFItraining.cf.edu (select Levy noncredit classes). For more information call 352/493-9533.Tax-Aide Volunteers NeededAARP Tax-Aide is looking for volunteers to help with tax preparation in their community. Tax-Aide also needs instructors and computer technicians. e Luther Callaway Library is the Chie and tax site. For information call Bob at (352) 463-8936 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Zumba Classes in Levy CountyMondays First Baptist Church, Bronson, 6:15 p.m.; Holy Family Church, Williston, 6 p.m.; Chie and in old Curves next to Ralphs burgers 6 p.m. Tuesdays First Baptist Church, Williston, 6:30 p.m.; Chie and old Curves next to Ralphs 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Wednesdays Lions Club, Williston, 6:15 p.m. ursdays First Baptist Church, Bronson, 6:15 p.m.; Holy Family Church, Williston, 6 p.m.; Chie and in old Curves next to Ralphs burgers 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Saturdays Chie and at old Curves next to Ralphs 12 noon. All classes are 1 hour long. Chie and classes are $5; Williston and Bronson $1.00 donation. For information call Lori at (352) 221-4634.WRPC Working Groups Meeting Jan. 27 e working groups of the Levy County Local Mitigation Strategy and Community Wild re Protection Plans will hold their quarterly meeting on Jan. 27, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in the emergency Operations Center in Bronson. For further information contact Michael Arnold, LEPC-5 Coordinator/ Snior Planner, Withlacoochee Regional Planning Council, at 352/732-1315 ext 228.Community Calendar continued from page 2 CHIEFLANDCollege of Central FloridaCF Holiday Hours e College of Central will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 3, at 8 a.m. Classes begin ursday, Jan. 5. Some o ces will have limited operations during the break to assist students. Levy Center Enrollment Services will be open Dec. 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. e center is located at 114 Rodgers Blvd. in Chie and. A full schedule is available at the CF website, www.CF.edu. Click on MyCF at the top right. CNA Course Jan. 23 e College of Central Florida Levy Center is accepting applications for the next Certi ed Nursing Assistant training program which begins Monday, Jan. 23. is 120-hour program prepares students to take the Florida CNA exam and to work as a nursing assistant in hospitals, longterm care facilities, outpatient clinics and physicians o ces. e course consists of classroom instruction, skills lab training and hands-on clinical experience. Training is approximately six weeks and takes place at the Levy Center, 114 Rodgers Blvd. in Chie and, and Ayers Health and Rehabilitation Center in Trenton. A high school diploma or GED is not required but prospective candidates must take the Test of Adult Basic Education prior to enrolling in the class. To make an appointment to take the TABE at the Levy Center call 352-493-9533. Cost is $15. e course fee is $589 and additional expenses include textbook, background screening, health screening, uniform and the cost of the state exam. is course is not eligible for federal nancial aid including Pell Grant. For more information call 352/493-9533. Free Workshop to Start Business Jan. 30 CCF and Gainesville Score will be holding a workshop entitled Simple Steps to Starting Your Business. is workshop will be held on Mon., Jan. 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. is is a free workshop. For more information please call 352/493-9533, ext. 2106. A nu-U Full Service Salon 444 NW Main St., Williston, FL 32696 Call for an Appointment (352) 529-2688 Newly ExpandedB .Our Spa packages are now here! NEW TANNING BEDS $ 5 offany serviceexcluding tanningexpires 3/12 ALL YOU CAN EAT SEAFOODFriday Night 5 to 10 p.m. 352-486-38806 a.m. to 10 p.m. 7 DAYS A WEEK157 N. Hathaway Ave., BronsonBreaded Fish Fingers Mullet Clam Strips Stuffed Crab BRONSON RESTAURANTClosed for ChristmasMerry Christmas!OPEN CHRISTMAS DAY!Turkey & Dressing Baked Ham Roast Beef Homemade Mashed Potatoes Zipper Peas Mustard Greens Macaroni & Cheese Sweet Potato Souf Squash Casserole Green Bean Casserole Cole Slaw Potato Salad Creamed Corn Fresh Baked Rolls Pumpkin Pie Banana Pudding Red Velvet Cake Peach Cobbler ALL YOU CAN EAT SEAFOODFriday & Saturday Night 5 to 10 p.m. 352-490-49066 a.m. to 10 p.m.7 DAYS A WEEK1/4 mi. N of Walmart on East side of US 19, Chie and CHRISTMAS DINNER FEAST 310 Dock Street, Cedar Key352-543-5738 ALL YOU CAN EAT SEAFOOD ALL DAY EVERY DAY 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. 7 DAYS A WEEK Banquet Facilities Available!Crab Legs Cat sh Fried Shrimp Boiled Shrimp Come on down to the island! Tri-County Florida Master Gardener Class Nature Coast Master Gardeners share UF research-based information through programs and events within the community. M e r r y Merry C h r i s t m a s Christmas
The Levy County Journal4BDecember 22, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 VIVIAN SMITH SIMSApril, 1926 December, 2011 Vivian Smith Sims of Bronson passed away December 18, 2011 at North Florida Medical Center in Gainesville at the age of 85. She was born in Levy County to Artice Milton and Claire Smith in April, 1926. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Bronson and worked in the clerks o ce at the Levy County Courthouse, Tax Collectors O ce and the Levy County Sheri s O ce. She was a loving wife, devoted mother, grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend to many. She spent 33 years taking loving care of her son Milton after his injury in 1972. Mrs. Sims loved to knit, crochet, grow owers, dance and spend time with her family. Mrs. Sims was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Sims, her son Milton E. Sims and brother, Johnny M. Smith, Sr. She is survived by her daughter Cheryl (Mickey) Beauchamp of Bronson; sons, M. Henry (Annie) Sims of Alachua and Johnny C. (Coylene) Sims of Panama City; grandchildren: Leann (Carl) Malphurs, Jonathan Sims, Jaime Leigh Spivey, Stephen Sims, Tyler Beauchamp, Jared Beauchamp, Chad Beauchamp and great-grandson, Logan Malphurs.Funeral Services will be urs. Dec. 22, 2011 at First Baptist Church of Bronson at 3:00 PM with Rev. Mark Conrad o ciating. Interment will follow at Rosemary Hill Cemetery in Bronson. Visitation was held Wed., Dec. 21 from 5-7 PM at the funeral home.Memorial contributions can be made to the Milton E. Sims Memorial Scholarship Fund through the Levy County Schools Foundation, P.O. Box 1386, Bronson, FL 32621.Arrangements are under the care of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 1301 N. Young Blvd., Chie and, FL 32626, 352-493-0050. On line condolences may be sent through our website at www.hiers-baxley. comKEITH THOMAS YATESKeith omas Yates, Worm, passed December 18, 2011 following a brief illness at the V.A. Hospital in Gainesville at the age of 67. He has lived in this area all of his life. He was a member of the 1st Christian Church of Ocala. Keith served in the U.S. Army, enjoyed shing, gol ng, was a former jockey and retired from Farnsworth Farm. Keith was preceded in death by his parents Roy and Kathleen Yates and his brother Frank Yates Sr. He is survived by his sisters: Kathy Yates of Ocala, Carol Yates of Morriston, Velma Conry of Prospect, Ky and Anne Hovendon of Louisville, Ky.; his brother Kenneth Yates of Louisville, Ky.; his son; Roy Yates of Manchester, Tenn.; and one grandchild. Family will be holding a memorial service at the 1st Christian Church in Ocala, Fla. on Ft. King street on January 4, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Donations can be made to the Veterans Administration Hospital (Attn: Volunteer Services (Palliative Care unit), 1601 S.W. Archer Rd., Gainesville, Fl. 32608). Arrangements are under the direction of Knau Funeral Home in Williston (352)528-3481.ELSIE EASLEY MAXEYDecember 14, 1922 December 19, 2011 Elsie Easley Maxey of Chie and died December 19, 2011 at North Florida Regional Hospital at the age of 89. She was born in Mississippi on December 14, 1922. She, along with her husband, resided in several states and owned a business for many years. ey moved to Lakeland in 1968. After retiring in 1998, she soon settled in Chie and to be near her family. She was a member of the Manatee Springs Church of Christ and a former member of the Red Hat Society. She enjoyed traveling and spending time with her three greatgrandchildren whom she loved dearly. Mrs. Maxey was preceded in death by husband, James W. Easley and husband, Hoyt Ulmont Maxey and son Jim Easley. She is survived by her granddaughter, Heather Easley; daughter-in-law, Cheryl Easley; greatgrandchildren: Makenna, Landon, and Tanner, all of Chie and. Funeral Services will be Friday, December 23, 2011 at 1 p.m. at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services in Chie and with Pastor Eugene Dumas and Pastor Gordon Keller o ciating. Interment will follow at the Chie and Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. In lieu of owers donations may be made in Mrs. Maxeys memory to e Chie and Rotary Club for the Jim Easley Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 1777, Chie and,. FL 32644. Arrangements are under the care of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 1301 N. Young Blvd., Chie and, FL 32626, 352-493-0050. On line condolences may be sent through our website at www.hiers-baxley. comMARY ELIZABETH BOYINGTONMrs. Mary Elizabeth Boyington of Steinhatchee passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at the age of 84. Mrs. Boyington, a homemaker and mother, moved to Steinhatchee 50 years ago from Pensacola, where she was born, by way of Miami. She was a Baptist whose membership was at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. She enjoyed taking care of her children and grandchildren. Mrs. Boyington is survived by sons; Dana Boyington of Steinhatchee, Doyle (Debbie) Boyington of Pensacola and Jerry Muttley (Gloria) Boyington of Cross City; daughters: Prissy Willis of Steinhatchee, Rita (Larry) LaRue of Everglades City and Faye (Eddie) White of Steinhatchee; sister, Juanita McClean of Pensacola; 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. A visitation was held at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home on Saturday, December 17, 2011 between the hours of 5 and 7 p.m. Funeral services were held on Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Carolyn Oglesby o ciating. Interment followed at Waters Memorial Cemetery, Steinhatchee, Florida. Arrangements were placed under the direction of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352/498-5400. W o r s h i p D i r e c t o r y Worship Directory Come and Worship 8:45 am Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 7:00 pm Wednesday Bible Study (except 3rd Wednesday)Reverend Priscilla Scherrah, PastorTel. 352-486-2281 Bronson United Methodist Church235 Court Street Bronson, Florida First Baptist Church Serving God & Loving PeopleSunday: Tuesday: Wednesday: S u n d a y : T u e s d a y : W e d n e s d a y : Sunday School 9:15am Sr. Adult Bible Study 10:00am Church Supper 5:30pm Morning Worship 10:30am RA/GA Childrens Program 6:30pm Discipleship Hour 5:00pm Full Throttle Youth 6: 30pm Evening Worship 6:30pm Prayer Hour 6: 30pmPastor Troy A. Turner First United Methodist Church of Chiefland Pine Grove Baptist Church16655 N. W. CR-339 Trenton, Florida 32693352-463-2151www.pgbcfl.com Sunday School ............................................................ 9:15 a.m. Morning Worship ...................................................... 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship ......................................................... 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Night Services: Prayer Meeting, Youth, College & Career ..................... 7:00 p.m.~ Nursery provided for all services ~Dr. Greg Douglas, Senior Pastor Pastor Rickey Whitley, Assoc. Pastor/Youth Pastor Emanuel Harris, Education/Children Pastor Jared Douglas, Collegiate/Missions ObituariesChurch CalendarChristmas Love is the Best Part to Play St. Albans Episcopal Church Christmas Services Dec. 24 & 25St. Albans Episcopal Church in Chie and, 4 miles north of Wal-Mart on Rt 19, will hold Christmas Services on Sat. Dec. 24 at: 6:30 p.m. Carol singing with 7 p.m. Holy Eucharist and again at 10:30 p.m. Carols singing with 11 p.m. Holy Eucharist. On Dec. 25 we will have Morning Prayer at 9 a.m. Come and join us for Christmas.Fish Dinner at Holy Family Catholic Church Jan. 13, 2012 e Fish Dinner, fried or baked, at Holy Family Catholic Church Parish Hall will be on Friday Jan. 13, 2012 at 5 p.m. Adults $7, smaller portion $6, children under 12 $4. Lite Lunch will be on Wed. Jan. 18 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Angel House rift Store is open Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. every weekend. We are located 3 miles N. of Williston on Hwy 27AFREE Christmas Breakfast in Williston Dec. 24 e First Baptist Church of Williston is o ering a FREE Christmas Breakfast for those in need on Saturday morning, Dec. 24th at 8 a.m. Come and join us in the Fellowship Hall. ere were enough ash bulbs going o to blind a Sahara sand lizard sporting welding goggles. My wife Angie was right there in the fray, elbowing her way out into the aisle, determined to snap a roll or two before the kindergarteners could even bellow out their rst Christmas classic. Our son Joshua wasnt hard to spot. He was the one in the bright red pants. You see, hed been picked by his music teacher to play Santa in the skit that was to follow. To my chagrin, Joshua hadnt scanned the crowd like the other kids when they rst led out. He just marched along watching the music director. I appreciate him trying to be obedient and all, but we werent out there waving like we hadnt seen him in months for nothing. Hes got to learn to recognize his peeps, I murmured. It all had me concerned. Something wasnt right. Josh seemed too serious. I started to think, What if hes eaten up with the stage fright? at wouldnt do. ere were two or three hundred people here. Id already warned him how one little mistake might ruin our whole family name. Surely he wouldnt be knuckling under pressure; not after that great pep talk? Id bitten my nails down to the quick by the time Angie got back. Hes barely singing, I protested, What if he freezes up? She whirled on me like a hormonal she-bear protecting her cub, Hush up Grinch! Several parents gave me the eye. After the last song, Joshua and a handful of other kids got into costume and took their places. Most were working animal puppets. Josh stood alone out front. His sagging little white beard was slung low. Every eye in the cafeteria was on him. I began to panic. Does he know his lines Angie? Did you study with him? Ill bet he doesnt remember his lines! I was coming unglued. Angie growled. I inched, thinking Id heard her razor sharp claws sliding out. ankfully it was just her lm advancing, and she slid o down the aisle with her paparazzi buddies; snapping more pictures than a Japanese tour group at Graceland. By then I was sweating bullets and experiencing shortness of breath. Turns out, however, Joshua didnt have any lines. His job was to act out a series of activities while his teacher narrated. He drank some hot chocolate. No problem, Id seen him do that at home. He feed some animals, and did well, considering he wont do that at home. Finally he decorated the Christmas tree, calmly arranging the ornaments and placing a bag full of colorfully wrapped presents beneath. He didnt try to open a single one of them like he wouldve at home! Before you know it, Ho ho ho and the play was over. e crowd went wild! Well, maybe not wild, but they clapped. I know I did. My boy had been a hit; a real pro. Was there ever any doubt? Im sure I saw him wink at me. You did great son! I said ru ing his head afterwards, Howd you snag the best part in the whole play? Josh looked up humbly, Cause Im nice to Randy. As he ran o I shot a queried look toward Angie. She pulled me aside. His teacher told me Randy is a little autistic boy whos really taken up with Joshua. I was oored. I guess Id been expecting to hear hed gotten the part because of the superior acting genes passed down through his good ole dad. Now I was left trying to swallow this big lump in my throat. Joshua had gotten the part because of the superior Love shed abroad in his little heart by his Heavenly Father. (By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another. John 13:35 KJV) But anywayWhat do you say to a kid that just blows past your wildest expectations? Little Joshua may have been wearing a Santa suit that day, but deep down its obvious he was clothed with the true meaning of Christmas. -Guy She eld You can visit Guy at his website www.butanyway.org, or email him at guy.she email@example.com. Manatee Springs Church of ChristSunday 10 a.m. .............................Bible Study 11 a.m.......................Worship Period 5 p.m. .......................Worship Period Wednesday 7 p.m. ...............................Bible StudyMinister Gene Dumas352-542-0657 or 352-493-7775Our goal is to Speak where the Bible speaks and be silent where the Bible is silent. We seek Bible authority for the things that we believe and practice. 11450 NW 76th Terr., Chieand
The Levy County Journal 5BDecember 22, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 LEGAL NOTICESNOTICE OF SHERIFFS SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to two Writs of Execution issued out of the Circuit Court for Levy County, Florida on the 24th day of October, 2011 in the cause wherein FIRST SOUTHWESTERN FINANCIAL SERVICES INC, as assignee of the F.D.I.C., as receiver for Cowlitz Bank, a Washington banking corporation, was Plaintiff and JOHANNES VANDERWEY, was the Defendant, being case number 2011-CA294 in said court, I, Johnny Smith, as Sheriff of Levy County, Florida have levied upon all the right, title and interest of the Defendant, JOHANNES VANDERWEY, in and to the following described real property:Exhibit A A parcel of land in the South 1/2 of Section 19, Township 13 South, Range 19 East, Levy County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: For a Point of Reference, commence at the SE corner of Section 19, Township 13 South, Range 19 East, Levy County, Florida; thence N 002140 W, along the East line of SE 1/4 of said Section 19, a distance of 315.00 feet, to the NE corner of that property described In Deed Book 92, page 297; thence N 894701 W, along the North line of last said property, 40.00 feet, to the West right of way line of NE 200th Avenue; thence N 002140 W, along said right of way line, 481.77 feet, to the SE corner of that property described in Official Records Book 552, page 293; thence N 894247 W, along the South line of last said property, 675.21 feet; thence continue N 894247 W, along said South line, 464.42 feet, to the SW corner of last said property; thence N 021530 W, along the West line of last said property, 310.60 feet, to the Point of Beginning; thence N 894701 W, 1426.90 feet to the Easterly right of way line of the CSX Railroad, being a point on a curve concave to the East, having a radius of 5664.58 feet, and through which point passes a radial bearing of S 873333 E; thence Northerly, along said right of way and the arc of said curve, through a central angle of 063407, a distance of 649.42 feet, to the Point of Tangency of said curve; thence N 090034 E, along said right of way, 916.54 feet, to the North line of SE 1/4 of said Section 19; thence S 894247 E, along said North line, 1157.48 feet, to the NW corner of said property described in Official Records Book 552, page 293; thence S 021530 E, along said West line of last said property, 1551.86 feet, to close on the Point of Beginning. And the following described strip of land: For a Point of Reference, commence at the SE corner of said Section 19; thence N 002140 W, along the East line of SE 1/4 of said Section 19, a distance of 315.00 feet to the NE corner of that property described in Deed Book 92, Page 297; thence N 894701 W, along the North line of last said property, 40.00 feet to the West right of way line of NE 200th Avenue; thence N 002140 W, along said right of way line, 481.77 feet to the SE corner of that property described in Official Records Book 552, Page 293; thence N 894247 W, along the South line of last said property, 675.21 feet; thence continue N 894247 W, along said South line, 464.42 feet to the SW corner of last said property; thence N 021530 W, along the West line of last said property, 310.60 feet; thence N 894701 W, 896.17 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence S 002140 E, 1043.75 feet to the point of curvature of a curve concave to the Northeast, having a radius of 25.00 feet; thence Southeasterly along the arc of said curve, through a central angle of 892521, a distance of 39.02 feet to the North right of way line of East Levy Street; thence N 894701 W, along said right of way line, 110.01 feet to the point of cusp of a curve concave to the Northwest, having a radius of 25.00 feet and through which point passes a radial bearing of N 001259 E; thence Northeasterly along the arc of said curve, through a central angle of 903439, a distance of 39.52 feet to the point of tangency of said curve; thence N 002140 W, 1043.24 feet; thence S 894701 E, 60.00 feet to close on the Point of Beginning.On the 10th day of January, 2012 at the Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street Bronson, Florida, at the hour of 11:00 a.m. I will offer for sale and sell all of the said Defendants right, title, and interest in the above described real property at public auction and will sell the same subject to prior liens, encumbrances, and judgments, if any, to the highest bidder for cash in hand and /or certified check, the proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and the satisfaction of the described executions. Johnny Smith, Sheriff Levy County, Florida In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Levy County Sheriffs Office Civil Division not later than five working days prior to the proceeding at P.O. Drawer 1719, Bronson, Florida 32621. Telephone (352) 486-5207, Lt. Todd Polo. Pub.: Dec. 8, 15, 22, 29, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 38-2011-CA000457 FARM CREDIT OF FLORIDA, ACA, AS AGENT/ NOMINEE FOR FLORIDA FEDERAL LAND BANK ASSOCIATION, FLCA, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO FARM CREDIT OF NORTH FLORIDA, ACA, AS AGENT/ NOMINEE FOR FARM CREDIT OF NORTH FLORIDA, FLCA, PLAINTIFF, VS. PHIL AM PARTNERS, LLC, ET AL DEFENDANT(S) NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 22, 2011, and entered in Case No. 38-2011-CA000457, of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida, wherein FARM CREDIT OF FLORIDA, ACA, AS AGENT/ NOMINEE FOR FLORIDA FEDERAL LAND BANK ASSOCIATION, FLCA, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO FARM CREDIT OF NORTH FLORIDA, ACA, AS AGENT/ NOMINEE FOR FARM CREDIT OF NORTH FLORIDA, FLCA, is the PLAINTIFF, and PHIL AM PARTNERS, LLC, ARTHUR ROSS, ELENITA G. ROSS, JOSE NELSON E. REYES, EVELYN E. REYES, and WINDING RIVER PRESERVE HOMEOWNERS ASSO CIATION, INC., are the DEFENDANTS. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the MAIN LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE in LEVY County, 335 S. COURT STREET, BRONSON, FLORIDA 32621, at 11:00 A.M. on JANUARY 23, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: WINDING RIVER PRESERVE TRACT 32: A PARCEL OF LAND IN SECTIONS 22, 23, 26 AND 27, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID PARCEL BEING MORE PARTICU LARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE, COMMENCE AT THE SW CORNER OF SECTION 27, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE N 002744 E, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID SECTION 27, A DISTANCE OF 32.34 FEET, TO THE NORTHEASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF LEVY COUNTY ROAD C-339; THENCE S 683633 E, ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, 247.24 FEET, TO A POINT LYING WITHIN THE HEADWATERS OF THE WACCASASSA RIVER; THENCE N 245209 E, GENERALLY ALONG SAID RIVER, 1675.13 FEET; THENCE N 002838 E, GENER ALLY ALONG SAID RIVER, 3398.02 FEET, TO THE POINT OF BE GINNING; THENCE, DE PARTING SAID RIVER, RUN S 564211 E, 1873.51 FEET; THENCE N 701743 E, 850.00 FEET; THENCE S 354137 E, 1031.24 FEET, TO A POINT ON THE WESTERN BOUNDARY OF THE COBB ROAD EASEMENT AREA AS DESCRIBED IN EXHIBIT C OF THE COBB ROAD EASEMENT AGREEMENT RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 806, PAGE 377; THENCE, ALONG SAID WESTERN BOUNDARY UNTIL OTHERWISE NOTED, RUN N 504742 E, 571.35 FEET, TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHEAST, HAVING A RADIUS OF 882.69 FEET; THENCE NORTHEASTERLY, ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 140335, A DISTANCE OF 216.60 FEET, TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE N 645117 E, 95.86 FEET, TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE NORTHWEST, HAVING A RADIUS OF 1046.32 FEET; THENCE NORTHEASTERLY, ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 100837, A DISTANCE OF 185.24 FEET, TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE N 544240 E, 514.78 FEET, TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTH, HAVING A RADIUS OF 526.78 FEET; THENCE EAST ERLY, ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 263736, A DISTANCE OF 244.81 FEET, TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE N 812016 E, 210.71 FEET, TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE NORTHWEST, HAV ING A RADIUS OF 192.04 FEET; THENCE NORTH EASTERLY, ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 662818, A DISTANCE OF 222.80 FEET, TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE N 145158 E, 284.91 FEET, TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE WEST, HAVING A RADIUS OF 762.65 FEET; THENCE NORTHERLY, ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 194131, A DISTANCE OF 262.12 FEET, TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE N 044933 W, 527.29 FEET; THENCE, DEPARTING SAID WESTERN BOUNDARY, RUN S 864544 W, 4906.55 FEET, TO A POINT LY ING WITHIN SAID HEADWATERS OF THE WACCASASSA RIVER; THENCE S 002838 W, 374.62 FEET, TO CLOSE ON THE POINT OF BE GINNING. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, PERSONS NEEDING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD CONTACT COUNTY CIVIL NOT LATER THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS PRIOR TO THE PROCEEDING AT THE FOREGOING ADDRESS OR CALL 352-4865277; IF YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED CALL 1-8009558771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL 1-800-955-8770. Dated: December 6, 2011 (Court Seal) DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: Dec. 15, 22, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 38-2011-CA000845 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, VS. HAROLD BONDURANT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF HAROLD BONDURANT; SHERRIE BONDURANT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SHERRIE BONDURANT; JERRI WAINER; UN KNOWN SPOUSE OF JERRI WAINER; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UN KNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF RE MARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: JERRI WAINER; Whose residence are/is unknown. YOU ARE HEREBY required to file your answer or written defenses, if any, in the above proceeding with the Clerk of this Court, and to serve a copy thereof upon the plaintiffs attorney, Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra, 9204 King Palm Drive, Tampa, FL 336191328, telephone (813) 9158660, facsimile (813) 9150559, within thirty days of the first publication of this Notice, the nature of this proceeding being a suit for foreclosure of mortgage against the following de scribed property, to wit: TRACT #153, UNIVERSITY ESTATES, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION IN SECTION 16, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTH EAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 16, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. SUBJECT TO ROAD RIGHT OF WAY. To include a: 2006 AMER, VIN GAFL575A77500AE21 and 0096421372 2006 AMER, VIN GAFL575B77500AE21 and 0096421449 If you fail to file your response or answer, if any, in the above proceeding with the Clerk of this Court, and to serve a copy thereof upon the plaintiffs attorney, Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra, 9204 King Palm Dr., Tampa, Florida 33619-1328, telephone (813) 915-8660, facsimile (813) 915-0559, within thirty days of the first publication of this Notice, a default will be en tered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. DATED at LEVY County this 6th day of December, 2011. (COURT SEAL) Clerk of Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT PROCEEDINGS: 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 the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the sched uled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact the Court Interpreter Program at inter firstname.lastname@example.org Pub.: Dec. 15, 22, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 38-2011-CA000867 Division No. Section ROSE ACCEPTANCE, INC. Plaintiff(s), vs. ROBERT KIBLER A/K/A ROBERT LEE KIBLER; et. al., Defendant(s) / NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGSPROPERTY TO: ROBERT KIBLER A/K/A ROBERT LEE KIBLER, ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 17050 NW 71st AVE, TRENTON, FL 32693; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ROBERT KIBLER A/K/A ROBERT LEE KIBLER, ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 17050 NW 71st AVE, TRENTON, FL 32693; ROBIN KIBLER A/K/A ROBIN LYNN KIBLER, ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 17050 NW 71st AVE, TRENTON, FL 32693; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ROBIN KIBLER A/K/A ROBIN LYNN KIBLER, ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 17050 NW 71st AVE, TRENTON, FL 32693. Residence unknown and if living, including any unknown spouse of the Defendant, if remarried and if said Defendant is dead, his/her respective unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant; and the aforementioned named Defendant and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendant and such of the unknown named Defendant as may be infants, incompetents or otherwise not sui juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described prop erty, to-wit: LOT 1, LOUMAR ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 47, PUBLIC RECORDS, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA; TOGETHER WITH 1981 BROA MO BILE HOME WITH VIN FLFL1A064333996 AND TITLE NUMBER 21626303, WHICH IS AFFIXED THERETO. more commonly known as ,17050 NW 71st AVE, TRENTON, FL 32693. This action has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, to it on Plaintiffs attorney, GILBERT GARCIA GROUP, P.A., whose ad dress is 2005 Pan Am Circle, Suite 110, Tampa, Florida 33607, on or before 30 days after date of first publication and file the original with the Clerk of the Circuit Court either before service on Plaintiffs attor ney or immediately there after; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 8th day of December, 2011. DANNY J. SHIPP LEVY County, Florida By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceed ing shall, within seven (7) days prior to any proceed ing, contact the Administra tive Office of the Court, LEVY County, 355 SOUTH COURT STREET, BRON SON FL 32621, County Phone: 352486-5266 EXT. 238 TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. Pub.: Dec. 15, 22, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 38-2011-CA001213 DIVISION: 21ST MORTGAGE CORPORATION., etc., Plaintiffs, vs. AMY L. COOK, et al, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Gregory S. Hopkins Last Known Address 7751 NW 168 Lane Trenton, FL 32693 Unknown Spouse of Gregory S. Hopkins Last Known Address 7751 NW 168 Lane Trenton, FL 32693 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Levy County, Florida: LOT 71, BLOCK 3, FANNIN SPRINGS AN NEX, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RE CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 31, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA TOGETHER WITH A 2009 SCOTBILT, SANDPIPER 52 X 28 MANUFACTURED HOME, SERIAL NOS: SBHGA1500803868A & SBHGA1500803868B, LOCATED ON THE PROPERTY Has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Lance Paul Cohen, the Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is Cohen & Thurston, P.A., 1723 Blanding Boulevard, Suite 102, Jacksonville, Florida 32210, within thirty (30) days from the first date of publication of this notice, on or before January 20, 2012, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on the Plain tiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a de fault will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. DATED on this 6th day of December, 2011 DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF THE COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: Dec. 15, 22, 2011. ---------
The Levy County Journal6BDecember 22, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number 38-2011-CP000204 IN RE: ESTATE OF FLORENCE I. LOUCKS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of FLORENCE I. LOUCKS, Deceased, whose date of death was October 20, 2011; File Number 382011-CP-000204, is pending in the Circuit Court for Levy County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, FL 32621. The names and ad dresses of the personal representative and the per sonal representatives attor ney are set forth below. All creditors of the Decedent and other per sons having claims or de mands against Decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUB LICATION OF THIS NO TICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NO TICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the Decedent and other per sons having claims or de mands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SEC TION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED, The date of first publica tion of this notice is: December 15, 2011. /s/ Stephen A. Loucks Personal Representative 100 Bernice Drive Valdosta, GA 31601 GREGORY V. BEAUCHAMP, P.A. /s/ Gregory V. Beauchamp Attorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar No. 178770 P. O. Box 1129 Chiefland, FL 32644 (352) 493-1458 Pub.: Dec. 15, 22, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 38-2011-CP-00224 IN RE: ESTATE OF WALSTON LEVI LOCKE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of Walston Levi Locke deceased, whose date of death was November 30, 2011, and whose social security number is XXX-XX-0443, is pending in the Court for Levy County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, Florida, 32621. The name and address of the personal representative are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demand against the decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FOR IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DATE OF DECEDENTS DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is December 15, 2011. Personal Representative Sharon R. Plaugher 3308 SW 101st Terrace, Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida Tel: 352-328-5402 ADJUDGED that Sharon R. Plaugher is appointed personal representative of the estate of the decedent, and that upon taking the prescribed oath the letters of administration shall be issued. ORDERED ON _________ _____________ CIRCUIT JUDGE Pub.: Dec. 15, 22, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 38-2011-CA001109 ONEWEST BANK, FSB, Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS AND OR BENEFICIARIES OF THE ESTATE OF IRENE THAYER AKA IRENE T. THAYER, et al, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN CREDITORS OF THE ESTATE OF IRENE THAYER AKA IRENE T. THAYER; LAST ADDRESS UNKNOWN; CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN. UNKNOWN HEIRS AND OR BENEFICIARIES OF THE ESTATE OF IRENE THAYER AKA IRENE T. THAYER; LAST ADDRESS UN KNOWN; CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN. JOSEPH THAYER LAST ADDRESS UNKNOWN; CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: TRACT 2, OF BLOCK E OF WOODLAND ACRES SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT 3, PAGE 39, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1997 NOBO DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME IDENTIFIED BY VIN NUMBERS: N87949A AND N87949B. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Marshall C. Watson, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 1800 NW 49TH STREET, SUITE 120, FT. LAUDERDALE, FL 33309 on or before January 20, 2012, a date which is within thirty (30) days after the first publica tion of this Notice in the LEVY COUNTY JOURNAL and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. Under the American with Disabilities Act, 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 the provision of certain assis tance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL LEGAL NOTICESinterpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at email@example.com WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 9th day of December, 2011. Danny J. Shipp Clerk of the Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ As Deputy Clerk Pub.: Dec. 15, 22, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 38-2011-DR0814 ALEXANDRA HULLANDER, Petitioner, and FREEMAN V. STRODER, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: FREEMAN V. STRODER 229 Ridgewood Avenue, #105 Minneapolis, MN 55403 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to establish parental responsibility, parenting plan, timesharing and other relief has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on the petitioners attorney, whose name is EDITH R. RICHMAN, and whose ad dress is P.O. Box 10, Archer, Florida 32618, on or before January 13, 2012, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida 32621, either before service on petitioners attorney or im mediately thereafter; other wise a default will be en tered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon re quest. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) WARNING: Rule 12.25, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. DATED December 12, 2011 DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of the Court By: Lindsey Polk /s/ As Deputy Clerk (COURT SEAL) Pub.: Dec. 15, 22, 2011. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 664805 of the sale of 2005 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): MARGARET SMITH LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 44, BLOCK 2, CORRECTIVE PLAT OF OAK FOREST ESTATES IN SECTION 8, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 29, 29A AND 29B, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: T. JEAN MADDEN All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 23rd day of January, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 14th DAY OF DECEMBER 2011. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Dec 22, 2011, Dec 29, 2011, Jan 05, 2012, Jan 12, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 028207 of the sale of 2007 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): COUNTY HELD CERTIFICATE LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: COMMENCING AT A POINT WHERE THE RANGE LINE DIVIDES 14 & 15, CROSSES THE RIGHT OF WAY OF A.C.C. RAILROAD ON THE WEST SIDE AND RUNNING SOUTH ON RANGE LINE 150 FEET; THENCE RUN WEST 65 FEET; THENCE NORTH 175 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SAID LAND BEING IN SECTION 6, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 15 EAST, OFFICIAL RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. LESS AND EXCEPT ANY EXISTING ROAD RIGHT OF WAYS. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: LENARD E JAMISON, FANNIE MAE JAMISON All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 23rd day of January, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 14th DAY OF DECEMBER 2011. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Dec 22, 2011, Dec 29, 2011, Jan 05, 2012, Jan 12, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 066708 of the sale of 2008 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): TIMBERLAKE PRESERVE LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: THE E 1/2 OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: C SANTAMARIA, O. RODRIGUEZ, CAYETANO SANTAMARIA, ONEIDA RODRIGUEZ All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 23rd day of January, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 14th DAY OF DECEMBER 2011. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Dec 22, 2011, Dec 29, 2011, Jan 05, 2012, Jan 12, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 385608 of the sale of 2008 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): WOMBLE, BILL LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 3, BLOCK 42, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS UNIT 12, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 13, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: ROBERT DARDEN, KEVIN ROBERT DARDEN All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 23rd day of January, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 14th DAY OF DECEMBER 2011. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Dec 22, 2011, Dec 29, 2011, Jan 05, 2012, Jan 12, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 398508 of the sale of 2008 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): WOMBLE, BILL LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 1, BLOCK 4M IN SECTION 8, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST IN LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA AS RECORDED IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 18A AND 18B. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: CHAN H. CHIN, ALICE J CHIN All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 23rd day of January, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 14th DAY OF DECEMBER 2011. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Dec 22, 2011, Dec 29, 2011, Jan 05, 2012, Jan 12, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 033709 of the sale of 2009 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): CHARLES CASEY LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: THE SOUTH 330 FEET OF THE SW 1/4 OF SECTION 20, TOWNSHIP 14, RANGE 14, LYING WEST OF STATE ROAD 345, SITUATE IN LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: JUDY MOSES, KEVIN B NYACK All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 23rd day of January, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 14th DAY OF DECEMBER 2011. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Dec 22, 2011, Dec 29, 2011, Jan 05, 2012, Jan 12, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 069009 of the sale of 2009 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): TIMBERLAKE PRESERVE LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: THE E 1/2 OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: LUIS SILVA All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 23rd day of January, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 14th DAY OF DECEMBER 2011. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Dec 22, 2011, Dec 29, 2011, Jan 05, 2012, Jan 12, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 069109 of the sale of 2009 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): TIMBERLAKE PRESERVE LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: THE WEST 1/2 OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: R. H. TARRADEL M. A. ABREU, RAMADES HERRERO TARRADEL, MIREYA ALVAREZ ABREU All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 23rd day of January, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 14th DAY OF DECEMBER 2011. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Dec 22, 2011, Dec 29, 2011, Jan 05, 2012, Jan 12, 2012. -----------
The Levy County Journal 7BDecember 22, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 LEGAL NOTICESNOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 100709 of the sale of 2009 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): SHIRLEY DIGREGORIO LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: THE E 1/2 OF THE NE 1/4, OF THE NW 1/4, OF THE SE 1/4, OF THE NW 1/4, OF SECTION 16, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS TRACT 140. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: ISMAEL TORRES-RODRIGUEZ All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 23rd day of January, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 14th DAY OF DECEMBER 2011. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Dec 22, 2011, Dec 29, 2011, Jan 05, 2012, Jan 12, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 101009 of the sale of 2009 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): SHIRLEY DIGREGORIO LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: THE E 1/2, OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4, OF THE SE 1/4, OF THE NW 1/4, OF SECTION 16, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: GENEROSA FANTAUZZI, GENEROSA FANTAUZZI VDA DE ACEVEDO All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 23rd day of January, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 14th DAY OF DECEMBER 2011. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Dec 22, 2011, Dec 29, 2011, Jan 05, 2012, Jan 12, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 273009 of the sale of 2009 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): DAVID DIBARTOLOMEO LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 1 AND 11 AND THE SOUTHERLY 20 FEET OF LOTS 2 AND 10, BLOCK D, HALES ADDITION TO THE TOWN OF CEDAR KEY, FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 22, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: MICHAEL FISCHER, GAIL FISCHER All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 23rd day of January, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 14th DAY OF DECEMBER 2011. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Dec 22, 2011, Dec 29, 2011, Jan 05, 2012, Jan 12, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA JUVENILE DIVISION CASE NO: 38-2011-DP-0024 IN THE INTEREST OF: K. A-J (M) 3/15/2010 A minor child NOTICE OF SUIT FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS AND PLACEMENT FOR ADOPTION THE STATE OF FLORIDA TO: Leslie Thomas Address unknown You are hereby notified that a petition under oath has been filed in the above-styled Court for the termina tion of your parental rights to K. A-J, a male child born March 15, 2010, in Marion County, Florida, and for permanent commitment of the child to the Department of Children and Families for subsequent adoption. You are hereby commanded to be and appear before the General Magistrate, at the Levy County Courthouse, Bronson, Florida, on the 18th day of January, 2012, at 9:40 a.m. for an Advisory Hearing. FAILURE TO PERSON ALLY APPEAR AT THIS ADVISORY HEARING CONSTITUTES CONSENT TO THE TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS OF THIS CHILD. IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR ON THE DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED, YOU MAY LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS AS A PARENT TO THE NAMED CHILD. YOU ARE ENTITLED TO HAVE AN ATTORNEY REPRESENT YOU IN THIS MATTER. IF YOU WANT AN ATTORNEY BUT ARE UNABLE TO AFFORD ONE, THE COURT WILL APPOINT AN ATTORNEY TO REPRESENT YOU. This notice shall be published once a week for four (4) consecutive weeks in The Levy County Journal at Bronson, Florida, commenc ing on December 22, 2011. WITNESS my hand as the clerk of said Court and the Seal therefore, this day of December, 2011. (COURT SEAL) DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of Circuit Court By: Judy Marino Deputy Clerk KRISTINE L. COFFIN, ESQUIRE Florida Bar No. 0068508 Attorney for the Department P.O. Box 1459 Chiefland, FL 32644 Telephone: (352) 493-6850 Pub.: Dec. 22, 29, 2011, Jan. 5, 12, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number 38-2011-CP -000196 IN RE: ESTATE OF MADELINE S. COLWELL, a/k/a MADELINE COLWELL, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MADELINE S. COLWELL, a/k/a MADELINE COLWELL, deceased, whose date of death was September 4, 2011, File Number 382011-CP-000196, is pending in the Circuit Court for Levy County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, FL 32626. The name and address of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice has been served must file their claims with the court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO YEARS OF MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this notice is December 22, 2011. Personal Representative: STARLA EMANUEL 6650 SW 96th Court Cedar Key, Florida 32625 Attorney for Personal Representative: R. LUTHER BEAUCHAMP Florida Bar No. 110207 LAW OFFICE OF R. LUTHER BEAUCHAMP Attorney for Personal Representative 19 NE Third Street Post Office Box 10 Chiefland, FL 32644 Telephone: 352/4932525 Pub.: Dec. 22, 29, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION Honorable Robert E. Roundtree, Jr File Number 2010-CP00067 IN RE: The ESTATE OF RAINER SALM Deceased NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of RAINER SALM, deceased (3/20/2010), is pending in the Circuit Court of Levy County, Florida, Probate Division, the ad dress of which is 355 S. Court Street Bronson, Flor ida 32621. The estate is testate and the date of the decedents Will is March 1, 2002. The names and ad dresses of the personal representative and the per sonal representatives attor ney are set forth below. Any interested person on whom a copy of the notice of administration is served must object to the validity of the will, qualifications of the personal representative, venue, or jurisdiction of the court, by filing a petition or other pleading requesting relief in accordance with the Florida Probate Rules, WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this No tice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this No tice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. OTHERWISE, ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED BY ANY OBJECTING PERSON, OR THOSE OBJECTIONS ARE FOREVER BARRED. Any person entitled to exempt property is required to file a petition for determination of exempt property WITHIN THE TIME PRO VIDED BY LAW OR THE RIGHT TO EXEMPT PROPERTY IS DEEMED WAIVED. Any person entitled to elective share is required to file an election to take elec tive share WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW OR THE RIGHT TO CLAIM AN ELECTIVE SHARE IS DEEMED WAIVED. The Date of this first publication is December 22, 2011. Personal Representative Krzysztof Olschewski 8680 Cobblestone Point Circle Boynton Beach, FL 33472 (954)854-2579 Attorney for the Estate Nicole Sauvola FBN 611301 Sauvola & Associates, P.A. 1750 N. Florida Mango Road, Suite 200 West Palm Beach, FL 33409 (561)506-5606 Pub.: Dec. 22, 29, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION Honorable Robert E. Roundtree, Jr., File Number 2010-CP00068, IN RE: The ESTATE OF ALICE STUEBLING-SALM, Deceased, NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ALICE STUEBLING-SALM, de ceased (3/20/2010), is pending in the Circuit Court of Levy County, Florida, Probate Division, the ad dress of which is 355 S. Court Street Bronson, Flor ida 32621. The estate is intestate. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the per sonal representatives attor ney are set forth below. Any interested person on whom a copy of the notice of administration is served must object to the validity of the will, qualifications of the personal representative, venue, or jurisdiction of the court, by filing a petition or other pleading requesting relief in accordance with the Florida Probate Rules, WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this Notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this Notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. OTHERWISE, ALL CLAIMS AND DE MANDS NOT SO FILED BY ANY OBJECTING PER SON, OR THOSE OBJEC TIONS ARE FOREVER BARRED. Any person entitled to exempt property is required to file a petition for determination of exempt property WITHIN THE TIME PRO VIDED BY LAW OR THE RIGHT TO EXEMPT PROPERTY IS DEEMED WAIVED. Any person entitled to elective share is required to file an election to take elec tive share WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW OR THE RIGHT TO CLAIM AN ELECTIVE SHARE IS DEEMED WAIVED. The Date of this first publication is December 22, 2011. Personal Representative Krzysztof Olschewski 8680 Cobblestone Point Circle Boynton Beach, FL 33472 (954)854-2579 Attorney for the Estate Nicole Sauvola FBN 611301 Sauvola & Associates, P.A. 1750 N. Florida Mango Road Suite 200 West Palm Beach, FL 33409 (561)506-5606. Pub.: Dec. 22, 29, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 38-2011-CA00667 CAPITAL CITY BANK, a Florida banking corporation, Plaintiff, vs. GARY W. SULLIVAN, a single person; FRANCES J. STRICKLAND, a single person; any and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under and against the herein named defendants who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties may claim an interest as spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, or other claimants; TENANT # 1; TENANT #2 the names being fictitious to account for any unknown parties in possession, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I, DANNY J. SHIPP, Clerk of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit, in and for LEVY County, Florida, pursuant to the Summary Final Judg ment In Foreclosure entered in the above styled cause, will sell at public sale the following described property situate in LEVY County, Florida, to wit: LOT 11, CEDAR PINES UNIT 3, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 8, page 11, public records of Levy County, Florida. TOGETHER WITH a 2004 FTWD mobile home bearing ID# FLFL370A30621CY21 and FLFL370B30621CY21. Said sale shall be made to the highest and best bidder for cash pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment entered in the above styled cause and will be held on the courthouse steps of the LEVY County Courthouse in Bronson, Florida, on the 13th day of February, 2012, commencing at the hour of 11:00 AM. All interested parties shall be governed accordingly by this Notice. DATED this 14th day of December, 2011. (COURT SEAL) DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of the Court By: Raina M. Feagle /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: Dec. 22, 29, 2011. ---------NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE D.A.M. Properties, LLP, Commercial Division, d/b/a L&L Storage, pursuant to the provisions of the Florida Self Storage Facility Act (Fla. Stat. 83.801, et sec.), hereby gives notice of sale under said Act, to wit: On January 7, 2012 at L&L Storage, 2990 N.E. 200th Avenue, Williston, Florida, D.A.M Properties, LLP, Commercial Division, by and through its agent, will conduct a sale by any other means necessary, (Sealed Bids, Yard Sale or Auction) to satisfy a statutory lien. For the contents of the storage bay or bays rented by the following person/persons: James Dryer 5191 NE 107 Court Bronson, FL (Last Known) Glen Gates 2850 NE 167 Ave Williston, FL (Last Known) Consists of household, personal, or miscellaneous items, stored at L&L Storage, 2990 N.E. 200th Avenue, Williston, Florida. Manager reserves the right to bid and refuse or reject any and all bids. The Sale is being made to satisfy a statutory lien. The public is invited to attend. Dated December 19, 2011 L&L Storage 2990 N.E. 200th Avenue Williston, Florida 32696 (352) 528-6179 Sate Date: January 7, 2012 Pub.: Dec. 22, 29, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 38-2011-CA000093 FLORIDA CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, vs. PEGGY JO KIDD AND CLAUDE RAY KIDD, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Clerk of Circuit Court, Levy County, Florida, will on January 23, 2012, at 11:00 A.M., at the Front entrance of the Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry, one by one, to the highest bidder for cash, the property located in Levy County, Florida, as follows: Lot 2, Block 4, THE FARMS AT WILLISTON, INC., UNIT 1, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 5, Pages 13 and 13-A, Public Records of Levy County, Florida pursuant to the final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on November 22, 2011, in the above-styled cause, pending in said Court. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Danny Shipp, clerk Clerk of Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: Dec. 22, 29, 2011. ---------NOTICE OF PUBLIC WORKSHOP The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) announces the following public workshop to which all interested persons are invited: SWFWMD Public Workshop: Evaluation of SWFWMD lands for poten tial hunting opportunities. Governing Board and Advi sory Committee members may attend. DATE/TIME: Thursday, January 5, 2012; 6 p.m. PLACE: Lecanto Government Building, 3600 West Sovereign Path, Lecanto FL 34461 A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: WaterMatters.org Boards, Meetings & Event Calendar;1(800)423-1476 (FL only) or (352)796-7211 For more information, you may contact: Cheryl. Hill@watermatters.org 1(800)423-1476 (FL only) or (352)796-7211, x4452 (Ad Order EXE0181) If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting or hearing, he/ she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testi mony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued. Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation as provided for in the Ameri cans with Disabilities Act should contact the Districts Human Resources Director, 2379 Broad Street, Brooks ville, Florida 34604-6899; telephone (352) 796-7211, ext. 4702 or 1-800-423-1476 (FL only), ext. 4702; TDD (FL only) 1-800-231-6103; or email to ADACoordinator@ swfwmd.state. .us Pub.: Dec. 22, 2011. ---------
The Levy County Journal8BDecember 22, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 You are Cordially Invited to the2nd Annual Acoustical Afternoon for the ArtsFeaturing Joe Peters and Friends Linda Hicks and singer/songwriter duoBishop-Davidson Watch asSusan Dauphine paints a piece for the silent auction during the event. Sunday, January 15, 3-5 p.m. Doors Open at 2:30 p.m. Island Room at the Cove, Cedar Key, FL Appetizers and cash bar.Proceeds from theconcert and silent auction support the Old Florida Celebration of the Arts planned for April 28 & 29, 2012. Tickets may be purchased from OFCA Committee Members (Kathy Fotteral, Allison Nelson, Chris Ford, Kathy Carver and Bev Ringenberg 543-0362, beverlyring@ bellsouth.net). For more information call Mandy Cassiano at 352543-5400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. (Get your tickets early as we sold out last year ) Across1. Not only that... 5. Anatomical cavities 11. Bit of a draft 14. Cost of living? 15. Bad blood 16. Victorian, for one 17. Rude 19. Little bird 20. Wavelike design 21. ___ does it! 22. ___ on Down the Road 23. Temper, as metal 25. Iranian money 27. Welfare work (2 wds) 32. Container weight 33. Chest material 34. All there 38. Camelot, to Arthur 41. Arid 42. Nuclear weapon (2 wds) 44. Escape, in a way 46. Rubella (2 wds) 51. Ditto (2 wds) 52. Kind of seat 55. Bandy words 57. Come together 60. Nobleman 61. Moray, e.g. 62. Egg-laying subclass of Mammalia 64. Silent prez 65. Accumulation in the blood of nitrogenous waste products 66. Crude group? (acronym) 67. Dont give up! 68. Actor Depardieu 69. Medical advice, oftenCrossword Puzzle1. ___ donna 2. Sprite avor 3. Frees 4. Dorm room staple 5. ___ Tuesday (Mardi Gras) 6. Dont bet ___! (2 wds) 7. Hyperbolic sine, abbrev. 8. Maybelline mishaps 9. Mame, for one 10. C___ la vie! 11. Reserved (2 wds) 12. Western blue ag, e.g. 13. Cracker spread 18. Change, chemically 22. Little people 24. Pinocchio, at times 26. Parenthesis, essentially 28. ___ we having fun yet? 29. Car dealers o ering 30. Wheels 31. ... ___ he drove out of sight 34. Decline 35. How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying librettist Burrows 36. Usually 37. Eurasian wheat 39. Grassland 40. Bungle, with up 43. Dracula, at times 45. Newbie, of sorts 47. Enough already! (2 wds) 48. Excessive complainer 49. Bewitch 50. Mexican shawl 53. Carries 54. Legislate 55. e Amish, e.g. 56. Brandy avor 58. Brave New World drug 59. Ado 62. Kind of shot 63. Awesome! DownNow you can take the Florida Bowhunter Education Course by completing an online, distance-learning component and then attending an abbreviated eld day. Hunter Safety personnel with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) said the eld day will be Jan. 14 from 8 a.m. until noon at the Newberry Archery Complex in Alachua County. is eld day is designed to be a hands-on, constructive learning experience that will include bow setup and shooting, eld walks, blood-trail exercises, erecting and safely ascending and descending from tree stands, as well as equipment preparation and survival techniques. A small fee to take the distance-learning course is payable to the National Bowhunter Education Foundation on its website: www.bowhunter-ed.com/ orida. Access the online BRONSON SELF STORAGE500 Commerce St., Bronson, FL 32621352-486-2121 5x10 Units $20first 3 months(new move ins only) Cameras, NEW Lighting & 24/7 AccessOUTDOOR STORAGE$25.00 and up Log Cabin Quilters e Log Cabin Quilters met ursday, December 15 at the Levy County Quilt Museum. Pam brought in a box of goodies to see if anyone could use them. Sometimes someone has lots of thing they dont want any more, so they bring in the items to share with others. We will be taking the quilts and crafts to the State Fair soon. We have been entering the quilts and crafts for many years and just in the past few years, we have been helping to judge the entries. We dont get to judge our own items. e bus to the State Fair is lling up. e cost is $24.00 which includes entrance to the Fair. e date is Tuesday February 14. Call 352/493-2801 to sign up or for more details. We leave Chie and at 7:00 AM, Williston at 7:30 and Ocala at 8:00. We will leave Tampa at 4:30 PM and be home before 8 PM. Greg and six boys were out Tuesday. ey cleaned the freezer, watered plants and many other jobs around the Museum. ursday dinner was great with sauerkraut, bar-b-que chicken, franks, fried chicken, creamed corn, beans, potato salad, greens, apple pie, chocolate cake and so much more. Bowhunter Education Course Scheduled for Newberry Archery Complexdistance-learning course at MyFWC.com/Bowhunt. Participants can expect to learn all aspects of bowhunting, including: History of bowhunting Safe and responsible bowhunting Preparing for the hunt Shot placement and game recovery Use of elevated stands and other techniques Outdoor preparedness Students of all ages may participate; however, an adult must accompany those under the age of 16. Participants should bring all equipment, including bow and arrows. Students should register for the course in advance by calling the FWCs regional o ce in Lake City at 386/7580525. Ailine Koi has nished her Oriental wall hanging. It will be going to the State Fair. Make your ad stand out with aS P L A S H OF C O L O RTo learn more about using color in your ad, or to place an ad, call 352-490-4462 or email email@example.comJournalYour Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923Levy CountyExplore Zora Hurston and other Black Artists at the A.F. Knotts Public Library e Friends of the A.F. Knotts Library invites you to join the January activities aimed at celebrating the under-recognized talent of black artists of another age through books, lms, and a live performance. e A.F. Knotts Public Library at 11 56th Street, Yankeetown, is the place to meet. Tuesday, January 10, at 8:00 p.m. the award winning lm by Vincent Minnelli Cabin in the Sky will be shown. is 1943 musical lm has an all black cast which includes singer Lena Horne, Ethel Waters, and Eddie Rochester Anderson. Friday, January 13, at 11:00 a.m., there will be a viewing of the PBS documentary Zoras Roots and at 1:30 p.m. a showing of the 2005 Oprah produced movie eir Eyes Were Watching God, based on Zora Neale Hurstons best known novel. Hurston was an award winning novelist in the rst half of the 1900s, was raised in Eatonville, FL and was a close friend of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. Monday, January 16, at 2:00 p.m., a Performance by Phyllis McEwan Zora Live presented through Florida Humanities Council. Wednesday, January 18, at 1:30 p.m., the Book Talk Group will discuss Hurstons novel eir Eyes Were Watching God. Join us and visit the Friends website at friendsoftheafknotts.com for more information and ongoing activities.Florida Sandhill and Whooping Cranes Seminar in Cedar KeyCome and learn about Florida Sandhill and Whooping Cranes from Marilyn Spalding. Since 1990 she has been involved in the e ort to re-establish Whooping Cranes in Florida. e presentation on Saturday, January 21 at 10:30 at the Cedar Key Public Library is sponsored by the Friends of the Lower Suwannee & Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuges. Sandhill Cranes, both resident and migratory in Florida, have provided useful information and techniques in the e ort to re-establish Whooping Cranes, the world's most endangered bird. is e ort provided a unique opportunity to study the health of an entire population of Whooping Cranes in Florida. e presentation will cover some of the successes and failures of the project with special attention to habitat alterations and their consequences. Marilyn Spalding is a wildlife disease specialist with a particular interest in the diseases of wild birds, particularly Cranes. She has worked with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the University of Florida.