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Title: Levy County journal
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: R.B. Child
Place of Publication: Bronson Fla
Publication Date: 01-19-2012
Frequency: weekly
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began May 1, 1928.
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Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923www.levyjournalonline.com VOL. 88, NO. 29 50 CENTS THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2012 Will Irby’s Florida StoriesIllustration by Alexander KeySee page 3ASee page 6A 8BSee page Levy LifeCheck out the Bronson Lady Eagles and WHS Alumni Day game Florida Department of Corrections to Close Prisons, Work CampsAs a result of declining prison admissions and excess bed space, the Florida Department of Corrections will be closing seven prisons and four work/forestry camps by July 1, 2012, as part of a statewide consolidation plan. No inmates will be released early as a result of this decision, and there will remain adequate bed space to accommodate projected prison admissions, which have steadily decreased since FY 2007-08. Among those being closed, listed below, will be the Levy Forestry Camp near Bronson which is part of Marion Countys Lowell Correctional Institution and the Gainesville Correctional Institution on NE 39 Avenue in Gainesville. Around the state all 11 closures will save the Department of Corrections almost $15 million for the rest of the current “ scal year and nearly $76 million for the next “ scal year. But with the savings to the department also comes the end of 1,293 full-time jobs. e International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 2011 that represents the corrections employees is strongly opposed to the closings but Dept. of Corrections Secretary Ken Tucker said, Declining prison admissions has led to a surplus of prison beds, allowing us to pare down our budget shortfall by consolidating and closing our older, less e cient facilities. We are committed to placing as many a ected sta as possible in vacant positions for which they are quali“ ed.Ž Inmates will be relocated to institutions with vacancies that meet their custody, pro“ le, health, education and risk assessment needs. To determine which prisons and facilities would be a ected, Lifelong Lighter’d Wood Collection Goes Up in Flames on Christmas Eve – Reward Levy County Sheri s Department and Crime Stoppers are looking for the perpetrators of an arson crime committed sometime late in the day on Christmas Eve 2011 at two locations: one approximately 2 miles south of Chie” and and the second “ re 2 miles south of Chie” and o U.S. Hwy 19. e owner was out of town and the crime was not discovered until late Christmas day. A lifetime collection of precious lighterd wood went up in smoke when a person or persons torched the two collection sites. e resulting “ re did spread to the outlying areas but thankfully no homes were damaged and there were no vehicular accidents due to the smoke on Hwy 19; however, approximately 15 acres of pine forest was burned. Law enforcement has pictures of the tire tracks and is asking for help from the community to solve this crime. Several tire tracks were left on salamander mounds, also known as pocket gophers,Ž and were made very evident by there being no tracks through the burnt grass but tracks did show up on the soft sand mounds. ere are several suspects under investigation. A reward is being o ered for the information leading to an arrest. Each of the two collection sites were centered in open areas for full sun on a concrete foundation of broken concrete rip-rapŽ for drainage and rot prevention. One foundation was approximately 4.5 tall and 35 wide and the second approximately 4 tall and 40 wide. ere were two separate collection piles, each being more than two tractor trailer loads of wood, mounded up on both foundations resembling an old fashion bee-hive or haystack. is takes time and e ort. Each was located in two separate areas, more than walking distance apart on a private farm. e arsonists appeared to be very familiar with the farm. It did not seem to matter to the arsonists that it took a lifetime to collect and save this wood as they burned it up in a few short hours. Years of accumulating fence rails, fence post, lighterd cut snags, lighterd knots and other pieces of high-grade heart pine are now gone and the only things left are the foundations. is collection would have lasted approximately 100 or more years and was kept for posterity! is collection would have outlasted the owner! No amount of money could replace the time and e ort lost here. Southern culture has always respected and held a persons lighterd pile as sacred! If you have any knowledge of this crime please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-877-349-8477 (TIPS). You do not have to give any personal information; continued on page 5A continued on page 2A Night Drifts on the Suwannee: Journey’s EndTire track of suspects truck Lighter’d wood pile foundation 4.5' h x 35' wide after torching. Second location of lighter’d wood pile foundation 4’x 40’ wideOperation One Eyed Jack Sting in Williston Nets Drugs, Money, and Guns By Kathy HilliardEditorCommunity leaders in Williston had enough with the goings on at a home on NE 11th Street and complained to just the right people. e Levy County Sheri s O ce, the Williston Police Department and the Chie” and Police Department joined forces and executed a search warrant at the home called the Gambling House used by 50-year-old Darryl Sherod James. Eight people were arrested in the sting which had Drug Task Force Agents making undercover drug buys in December of 2011. James sold marijuana and powdered cocaine to the agents. e Gambling House was a known hub of criminal activity including illegal gambling, selling and using drugs, selling alcohol and cigarettes without a license and renting out the back bedroom for prostitution activities. Reports state that as many as 40 to 50 people would be on the premises on any given night and in the past have become very combative towards Williston Police o cers conducting tra c stops, according to the Levy County Sheri s o ce. But Friday the 13th of this month was very unlucky for this group at the Gambling House as agents shut down the illegal activities after dark as the successful conclusion to Operation One Eyed Jack as it was dubbed by Darryl Sherod JamesQuinton Harris Daniel Joiner Manuel Terrell Jr.continued on page 5ASRWMD Gets $1.8 mil for Flood Mapping

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The Levy County Journal2AJanuary 19, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Lewis, John V Williston FTA BATTERY $65,000 BOND McPherson, Hanford M Bronson VOP DEAL IN STOLEN PROPERTY NO BOND Powell, Jennifer E Bronson MARIJUANA PRODUCING $10,000 BOND Rowe, Melissa Ann Old Town FTA DWLSR KNOWINGLY $2,000 BOND Flacklam, Amber A Chie” and FTA MAKE FALSE REPORT $10,000 BONDLevy County’s Most WantedBarclay, Melissa L., 37, of Williston: OUT …OF-COUNTY WARRANT x 3. Byram Jr., Mark, 21, of Cross City: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT. Colson, Shea Jacob, 21, of Gulf Hammock: BURGLARY OF UNOCCUPIED DWELLING UNARMED; GRAND THEFT AT LEAST $300 BUT LESS THAN $5K. Cottrell, William Jensen, 31, of Williston: BATTERY WITH INTENTIONAL TOUCH OR STRIKE. Douglas, Amanda Jean, 32, of Morriston: VOP x 8. Harris, Jermaine Levon, 34, of Williston: POSSESSION/ USE OF DRUG EQUIPMENT. Harris, Quinton Lamar, 28, of Williston: POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA NOT MORE THAN 20 GRAMS; OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE WITHOUT VIOLENCE. Henderson, Amos McHenry, 34, of Chie” and: FAILURE TO APPEAR. Hill, Kelvin Shantel, 29, of Williston: POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE WITH INTENT TO SELL/ MANUFACTURE/DELIVER; POSSESSION OF NOT MORE THAN 20 GRAMS OF MARIJUANA; POSSESSION OF COCAINE; POSSESSION AND/OR USE OF DRUG EQUIPMENT; OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT. Holi“ eld, Ernest Edward, 30, of Old Town: DEALING IN STOLEN PROPERTY. Hooper, Nicole Diann, 21, of Chie” and: AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON WITHOUT INTENT TO KILL; BATTERY WITH INTENTIONAL TOUCH OR STRIKE; GRAND THEFT OF AT LEAST $300 BUT LESS THAN $5K; BURGLARY OF OCCUPIED DWELLING UNARMED; DEALING IN STOLEN PROPERTY. Hopkins, Jerrell Lashaw, 24, of Gainesville: POSSESSION OF NOT MORE THAN 20 GRAMS OF MARIJUANA; OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE WITHOUT VIOLENCE. Hutchison, Tamra Lynn, 39, of Ocala: POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE WITHOUT A PRESCRIPTION; POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE WITH INTENT TO SELL/ MANUFACTURE/DELIVER. James, Darryl S., 50, of Williston: MFG SCHEDULE I OR III OR IV HALLUCINOGEN x 2; POSSESSION/ MFG OF SCH I, III, IV HALLUCINOGEN WITHIN 1000 FT OF SPECIFIED AREA x 2; POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE WITH INTENT TO SELL/ MANUFACTURE/DELIVER x 2; POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE WITHIN 1000 FEET OF SPECIFIED AREA x 2; ILLEGAL SALE OF BEVERAGES; GAMBLING OR GAMES OF CHANCE. Joiner, Daniel Benard, 21, of Williston: POSSESSION OF NOT MORE THAN 20 GRAMS OF MARIJUANA; POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE WITH INTENT TO SELL/MANUFACTURE/DELIVER. Kirkland, Je ery Scott, 44, of Trenton; POSSESSION 4 GRAMS TO UNDER 30 KILOGRAMS OF MARIJUANA; USE OF A 2-WAY COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE TO FACILITATE A FELONY. Miller, Robert Wayne, 64, of Chie” and: VOP. Monroe, Mario Kentrell, 31, of Williston: POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE WITH INTENT TO SELL/ MANUFACTURE/DELIVER x2; POSSESSION/ MANUFACTURE OF SCHEDULE 1 OR III OR IV HALLUCINOGEN. Rheaume, Felicia Nicole, 28, of Chie” and: AGGRAVATED BATTERY CAUSING Levy County Sheri ’s O ce Jail Report Subscribe!$25 /year in Levy County $30 /year in Florida$35 /year Outside Florida BODILY HARM OR DISABILITY; BURGLARY OF OCCUPIED CONVEYANCE UNARMED; ROBBERY WITH NO FIREARM OR WEAPON; GRAND THEFT OF AT LEAST $300 BUT LESS THAN $5K. Rose, John Uriah, 60, of Inglis: DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED, HABITUAL OFFENDER. Sandstrom, Raymond, 33, of Interlachen: OUT-OFCOUNTY WARRANT. Sassany, Louis, 37, of Bell: PETIT THEFT 2ND DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE. Shiver Jr., Raymond Shelton, 26, of Williston: GRAND THEFT OF AT LEAST $300 BUT LESS THAN $5K; OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE WITHOUT VIOLENCE. Smith, Joseph Lee, 30, of Old Town: PETIT THEFT 2ND DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE; OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE WITHOUT VIOLENCE. Spivey, Cory Stephen, 24, of Spring Hill: DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS. Terrell Jr., Manuel Lynn, 22, of Williston: POSSESSION OF NOT MORE THAN 20 GRAMS OF MARIJUANA. omas, Elizabeth Erika, 25, of Bronson: VOP x 2. Walker, Lex Douglas, 22, of Bell: VOP. Weeks Jr., David Franklin, 31, of Cross City: OUT-OFCOUNTY WARRANT. Wommack, Detwan Lorenzo, 20, of Williston: VOP x 2.Skelly, Timothy A Trenton LARCENY, DEAL IN STOLEN PROP $10,000 BOND Secretary Tucker assembled an internal workgroup of subject matter experts, who developed criteria for evaluating facilities based on several factors including: facility mission, cost per inmate, maintenance and construction costs, community and employee impact, inmate labor squads, security, education and programs, and volunteers. ese criteria were vetted through a variety of public and private sector entities. e Department employed quantitative measures to create an Institutional Scoring Sheet to objectively measure the pros and cons for each institution. Below are some details about the prisons that are a ected. Prison NameTotal Capacity FTE Reductions Est. FY1112 Savings Est. FY12-13 Savings Closure Date Broward CI 61150$210,281$2,523,371May 1, 2012 Demilly CI 342118$---$6,068,260June 1, 2012 Gainesville CI 507150$3,012,948$9,038,845Feb. 1, 2012 Hillsborough CI 431115$2,078,663$8,314,653March 1, 2012 Indian River CI 381155$668,994$8,027,931May 1, 2012 Jefferson CI 1,179177$1,705,057$10,230,340April 1, 2012 New River CI 1,363281$3,961,002$17,644,740March 1, 2012 CI April 1, 2012 O Levy Forestry Camp 29265$1,295,421$3,886,263Feb. 1, 2012 Hendry Work Camp 28074$---$4,028,832June 1, 2012 Caryville Work Camp 13331$576,264$1,728,792Feb. 1, 2012 River Junction Work Camp 73677$1,422,818$4,268,454Feb. 1, 2012 Totals1,293$14,931,448$75,760,481Close Prisons, Work Camps continued from page 1UPDATE : In the January 12th edition of the Levy County Journal we published a list of Most Wanted from the Levy County Sheri s O ce. Listed was David R. Morris. Mr. Morriss case was quashed by the judge with a nolle prosequi (will no longer prosecute) from the prosecutor with no noti cation to this newspaper. Mr. Morris is not wanted by the Sheri s Department.

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The Levy County Journal 3AJanuary, 19 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923Playful music blasted from a large blue/green screen blinking up in a stilt house on the high bank. Somebody had the cartoon channel on full-blast at three oclock in the morning. e distinctive Warner Brothers cartoon soundtrack announced yet another Tweety, Da y, Road Runner, Wile E Coyote … all Looney Toons. By daylight they slept on the bank above the con” uence of the Santa Fe. Midmorning, they were paddling more familiar territory. is began the Lower Suwannee they knew. e river widened considerably after that. Each tested the legendary deciphering of the name Suwannee, said to derive from the Timucuan word, Suwani, meaning Echo River.Ž In the late afternoon, their yelps and whoops reverberated between the distant banks. e sky that eve seemed to churn with great swirls of pink, ” ecked with gold against a dark turquoise. Later in the dark near midnight, the nearly psychedelic sunset took on a strange irony when the strains of a solitary electric guitar ripped through the silence. I dont know if the guy was doing Lynyrd Skynyrd, or Allman Brothers or what,Ž Wri said. But he was getting down on some kind of southern rock sound. Maybe it was his own thing, but it was a wild ri .Ž e sound of the guitar was virtually palpable as they passed. Resting their paddles on the gunnels, each felt the musics vibrations as they passed in the night. en they were round another bend, and only a faint, waning wail of the electric guitar “ ltered through the intervening woodland. When it was quiet again, a sudden slap over the water was immediately reminiscent of the sound of beaver up on the north end. It took several occurrences before they could be certain, but these were sturgeon, armored and among the most ancient of “ sh species on the planet. By day, they paddled past Rock Blu where the old hand-drawn ferry had crossed. Wris granddad and his lifelong friend, Hubert Alligood, had built a camp boat up on the blu beside the ferrymans rustic house. e men and their families had camped and “ shed out from the houseboatŽ for years in the 1960s. Now the camp boat was gone, as was the handdrawn ferry. ey paddled through the cool, elongated shadow of the bridge overhead. Manatee Springs would be within that days long paddle. en Old Clay Landing, where once the Arbuthnot trading post had operated in the early 1800s. at was before General Andrew Jackson and his troops raided the Seminole village, Bow Legs Town, across the river. ey paddled along Flowers Blu known to pirates and rumored to have buried treasure on that mossy ridge. e blu was known, too, to the contemporary troubadour, Jimmy Bu ett, who once had a house there. e young men camped their last night on the river, not far from where Bills grandfather had once commanded timber crews early in the last century. In the “ relight that night the whole of the river entered into their conversation. All about them the soft light of the “ res circumference returned imaginative recollections shaped by night shadow: the ancient creatures theyd found frozen in stone, those that rambled the rivers banks even now or swam its dark water. Indians and pioneer settlers, pirates and song writers, timber men laboring at their long saws, ferrymen and “ shermen, found men and lost men … all drew near in retrospect. e next day the tide would take Bill and Wri down to where the river opens to the Gulf. Wed been on the river long enough by day and through the night drifts, that time and the river seemed to have converged with our own presence there,Ž Wri re” ected. We felt a part of it all by then, and we were. e river had taken us as much as we had taken it.Ž Will Irby’s Florida StoriesIllustration by Alexander KeyNight Drifts on the Suwannee: Journey’s End 352.275.6897 Give us a call! 7 We are LOCALand AFFORDABLE Websites from $250!! !Logos, Brochures, Video Production “We come to you !” Web Design Graphic Design Social Media DeBerryMarketing.com Service Jacks Land Part 2Wri and Bill paddled slowly in the twilight. is time there was a marmalade sky. e dark fell “ rst to the right bank and then blotted out all but a soft silhouette of the other. ey went with the river into the eve, watching for drift logs or odd tangle of brush along the near bank. Bill was talking. He had fallen in love and her name was Dawn. Not the dawn they were drifting toward, but a classmate, a friend. Wri reminded him that he was talking about her again and could sense that Bill was cascading toward a deeper commitment. Recently discharged from the military, Wri was glad to be without one. It felt good, he said, to be free for a while of obligations, constraints and the uniformed code hed kept vigilantly for the last four years. ey were quiet then. ere were only the night sounds of water against root and bent bough, some snap or winged sound moving away from the bank beside their drift. en they heard the music. Downriver a dog began to bark, and then another. e dogs didnt stop barking except to bark more loudly. A light ” ickered through the trees far down the right bank. ey heard voices. Even with the dogs incessant barking over the music, they heard laughter. Someone was shouting, a man shouting at the dogs, maybe. By then their canoe was entering the deep shadows along the opposite bank. Suddenly a Q-Beam ” ashed out across the water but didnt reach them. e man was shouting to the dogs and working the long beam of light out ahead of them. en it passed before them again and worked higher up the descending bank behind them. I dont know,Ž Wri said, how he missed us. He was all over the place with that light and we just lay low and drifted right past.Ž It was like we were invisible or something,Ž Bill added. Man, it was wild. You dont know if a guy like that is going to start taking pot shots or what!Ž e next day the river descended noticeably. Lush ferns lay down to the water. e sweep of the current was as telling as the “ rst appearance of signs warning, Dangerous Shoals Ahead.Ž ey heard the whitewater before they saw it: the Big Shoals. ese are said to be the biggest white water rapids in Florida. ey make a three foot drop, then drop another four or “ ve feet, depending. Below that the river boils and churns a yellowish, tannin-tinged froth over the jagged limestone beneath. e water was high enough to make the race rougher. By the time they reached the sign o ering a portage, they had discussed and ruled out a run of the rapids. We were loaded with gear, so lower in the water,Ž Bill explained. Yeah,Ž Wri added. We didnt think risking the rest of our trip was worth running rapids we werent properly out“ tted to run. e guys doing the rapids were mostly kayaking, just there for the day. Making the long run was more important to us.Ž ey lugged their gear-laden canoe round the portage path on the left bank and put back in. e river from there was more rapid than before, coursing between tall limestone banks embedded with fossils. As certainly as hieroglyphics tell of ancient cultures, these told of geographical histories. Some revealed ancient mammals. In other places was life more ancient yet with gelatin-like tubes (now stone shapes) rooted in the mossy rock. After the narrows, the water would widen and deepen in the bends. ey went more slowly after the narrows, only a stroke now and then to correct the bow. en there were more shoals just before Highway 41 and the railroad bridge. e water ri” ed here and there and the surface was rough and churned in spots. But there were no falls and they bobbed and wove their way through to a blu ere was a sign up on the grade above directing anyone who noticed to the town of White Springs. ey needed supplies. Wri stayed with the canoe and Billy walked down the road to a little grocery at the edge of town. e woman behind the counter was accustomed to paddlers.Ž She spotted him right o e supplies Billy selected, the new beard and wood smoke permeating his clothing were telling, too. A local man was also shopping. e clerk called him by name, and arranged a ride for Bill in his pickup back down to the landing. ere wasnt a lot of conversation … just local folk giving a paddler a lift. e nights had been cool and this one felt colder. Mist was heavier over the water.  ere was the irregular shape of the shoreline, and then looming out of the mist was this eerie, castle-like structure.Ž at was at Suwannee Springs, the old tourist attraction there. Somewhere farther down in the dawn they made a breakfast on the shore, and slept while the river brightened with the day and the way ahead became clear and distinct in the distance. Somewhere above Branford, they drifted in the dark again. Something silly giggled and popped, whistled and blabbered far down the river ahead. e nearer they approached, the louder these comic, quizzical sounds became. en they saw what they were hearing. Vintage Post Card of the Suwannee River, Private Collection Looking up the Suwannee River, White Springs, Florida Private CollectionAir Conditioner Bandit on the Run Gets Nabbed Levy County Sheri s Deputy Scott Stancil got his man on Wednesday, Jan. 11 when he spotted a blue S-10 pickup truck that was reported to belong to one of the air-conditioner bandits reported last week, Raymond Shiver, 26, of Morriston. On Dec. 27, 2011 a 3.5 ton air conditioner unit was stolen and caught on game camera and the two brothers in the taped evidence were Alexander and Raymond Shiver. Alexander Matthew Shiver, 23, was arrested for grand theft. But Raymond was on the loose and the police were looking for him. Deputy Stancil attempted to stop the Chevy S-10 truck for a tra c infraction on Jan. 11 but Raymond Shiver jumped out and ran on foot and refused to stop. Deputy Stancil chased Shiver on foot and Shiver was apprehended approximately of a mile into the woods. Raymond Shiver was arrested for grand theft and resisting arrest without violence and transported to the Levy County Jail on a $60,000 bond.

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The Levy County Journal4AJanuary 19, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 An Ignored ‘Disparity’ Thomas Sowell Creators Syndicate Part 1With all the talk about disparitiesŽ in innumerable contexts, there is one very important disparity that gets remarkably little attention -disparities in the ability to create wealth. People who are preoccupied, or even obsessed, with disparities in income are seldom interested much, or at all, in the disparities in the ability to create wealth, which are often the reasons for the disparities in income. In a market economy, people pay us for bene“ ting them in some way -whether we are sweeping their ” oors, selling them diamonds or anything in between. Disparities in our ability to create bene“ ts for which others will pay us are huge, and the skills required can develop early -or sometimes not at all. A recent national competition among high school students who create their own technological advances turned up an especially high share of such students winning recognition in the San Francisco Bay Area. A closer look showed that the great majority of these Bay Area students had Asian names. Asian Americans are a substantial presence in this region but they are by no means a majority, much less such an overwhelming majority as they are among those winning high tech awards.Romney and McCain: The GOP Frenemies’ Club OPINION Michelle Malkin Creators SyndicateMichael Corleone said to keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.Ž But what, pray tell, do we do with our frenemies? is is the awful election-year quandary of movement conservatives. And everything you need to know about our heartache can be summed up in one image: 2008 presidential election loser John McCain and Mitt Romney together on the campaign trail. When theyre together, they look like theyre holding each other (and the rest of us) hostage. eir toxic chemistry makes seething, ex-newlyweds Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries look like Fred and Ginger. In New Hampshire last week, after Romneys Iowa caucus squeaker, an overly giddy McCain mocked his endorsee for his landslide victory.Ž Awkward. en in South Carolina on Friday, McCain mistakenly referred to Romney as President ObamaŽ -as Romney and South Carolina GOP Gov. Nikki Haley rushed to correct the ga e. Freudian slip? Senior moment? Sabotage? All of the above? Of course, if you choose to pal around with a double-talking, big government barnacle, you get what you deserve. McCain is the entrenched incumbent Arizona senator/war hero who lost to a neophyte, radical leftist community organizer from Chicago. e straight-talkŽ GOP candidate ” ip-” opped on everything from illegal immigration to global warming to o shore drilling to closing Gitmo. He pandered to minority grievance-mongers and the liberal media. He proposed massive government interventions bigger than Obamas. is Beltway fossil who now poses as a tea party hero proudly teamed with Big Government liberals Teddy Kennedy and Russ Feingold. Hes the maverickŽ who supported the $700 billion TARP bailout, the $25 billion auto bailout, the “ rst $85 billion AIG bailout and a $300 billion mortgage bailout -yet he now carps about record de“ cits and debt.Ž A career politician for the past 30 years, McCain set the stage for the suicidal anticapitalist rhetoric now polluting the GOP primary. Four years ago this month, during a GOP primary debate held at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, it was McCain up on stage denigrating Romneys privatesector experience. Asked whether he thought Romneys record as CEO made him quali“ ed to lead, McCain snarked: I know how to lead. I led the largest squadron in the United States Navy. And I did it out of patriotism, not for pro“ t.Ž Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry and Jon Huntsman have all followed suit, bashing Romneys venture-capitalist past at Bain Capital with Occupy Wall Street-style zeal. Its one thing to carefully dissect Romneys investments, as the Wall Street Journal did, and weigh his wins against his losses. ( e paper found that in total, Bain produced about $2.5 billion in gains for its investors in the 77 deals, on about $1.1 billion invested. Overall, Bain recorded roughly 50 percent to 80 percent annual gains in this period, which experts said was among the best track records for buyout “ rms in that era.Ž) Its quite another to shamelessly disparage those who work in private equities as immoral corporate raiders and avaricious job-killers, as the three aforementioned GOP Occupiers have done. If they keep it up, theyll soon be chaining themselves together with bike locks, performing mic checksŽ and down twinklesŽ at the next GOP debate. Gingrich has pushed McCains pro“ tbashing line the furthest. Backed by a superPAC (the very campaign “ nance vehicle he was whining about last week) ” ush with $5 million from casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, the vendetta-driven former House speaker accused Romney and a handful of rich peopleŽ of lootingŽ companies. Channeling left-wing propagandist Michael Moore, Gingrich railed that Bain manipulate(d) the lives of thousands of other people.Ž Gingrich -who raked in millions consulting for the taxpayer-subsidized Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac racket -also served on the advisory board of private equities “ rm and leveraged buyout experts Forstmann Little. But, hey, its only lootingŽ if it doesnt line your own pockets. Romneys chronic ” ip-” opping political career is teeming with reasons for grassroots conservatives to oppose his nomination -from his support for racial preferences and government funding of abortion, liberal judges, global warming enviro-nitwittery, TARP, auto bailouts, the Obama stimulus, gun control and, of course, the Massachusetts individual health insurance mandates that presaged Obamacare. But instead of focusing on his long political record of expedience, incompetent non-Romneys have borrowed from McCains 2008 playbook and thrown wealth creators of all kinds who take risks in the private marketplace under the bus. With frenemies like these, who needs Democrats? 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 malkinblog@gmail.com. COPYRIGHT 2012 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. Box 159 Bronson, FL 32621-0159CONTACT INFORMATION:Linda Cooper General Manager Kathy Hilliard Editor Christina Cozart – Ad Design/ Graphics/Layout Ren Moore Of ce manager/ Sales/Webmaster advertising@levyjournal.com classi eds@levyjournal.com legals@levyjournal.comBronson: (352) 486-2312 Fax: (352) 486-5042 Chie and: (352) 490-4462 Fax: 352) 490-4490Reproduction of the contents of this publication in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. The paper cannot be responsible for any unsolicited manuscripts or photographs. The publisher’s liability for an error will not exceed the cost of the space occupied by the error. Deadline for all news and advertising copy is 5 p.m. Monday. Classi ed deadline is noon Friday. Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 is pattern of disproportionate representation of particular groups among those with special skills and achievements is not con“ ned to Asian Americans or even to the United States. It is a phenomenon among particular racial, ethnic or other groups in countries around the world -the Ibos in Nigeria, the Parsees in India, the Armenians in the Ottoman Empire, Germans in Brazil, Chinese in Malaysia, Lebanese in West Africa, Tamils in Sri Lanka. e list goes on and on. Gross inequalities in skills and achievements have been the rule, not the exception, on every inhabited continent and for centuries on end. Yet our laws and government policies act as if any signi“ cant statistical di erence between racial or ethnic groups in employment or income can only be a result of their being treated di erently by others. Nor is this simply an opinion. Businesses have been sued by the government when the representation of di erent groups among their employees di ers substantially from their proportions in the population at large. But, no matter how the human race is broken down into its components -whether by race, sex, geographic region or whatever -glaring disparities in achievements have been the rule, not the exception. Anyone who watches professional basketball games knows that the star players are by no means a representative sample of the population at large. e book Human AccomplishmentŽ by Charles Murray is a huge compendium of the top achievements around the world in the arts and sciences, as well as in sports and other “ elds. Nowhere have these achievements been random or representative of the demographic proportions of the population of a country or of the world. Nor have they been the same from one century to the next. China was once far more advanced technologically than any country in Europe, but then it fell behind and more recently is gaining ground. Most professional golfers who participate in PGA tournaments have never won a single tournament, but Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods have each won dozens of tournaments. Yet these and numerous other disparities in achievement are resolutely ignored by those whose shrill voices denounce disparities in rewards, as if these disparities are somehow suspicious at best and sinister at worst. Higher achieving groups -whether classes, races or whatever -are often blamed for the failure of other groups to achieve. Politicians and intellectuals, especially, tend to conceive of social questions in terms that allow them to take on the role of being on the side of the angels against the forces of evil. is can be a huge disservice to those individuals and groups who are lagging behind, for it leads them to focus on a sense of grievance and victimhood, rather than on how they can lift themselves up instead of trying to pull other people down. Again, this is a worldwide phenomenon -a sad commentary on the down side of the brotherhood of man. 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 2012 CREATORS.COMBy Chris CoxElection season is here, and you might think President Obama would be going out of his way to show voters that he can be trusted with the powers of the presidency. But you would be wrong. Just a few days before Christmas, Obama served notice to all Americans that he will continue to abuse executive privilege by seeking new ways to vilify gun owners and further his anti-gun agenda. Congress placed a provision in the $1 trillion omnibus spending bill for 2012 designed to bar the National Institutes of Health (NIH) from using any of its $30.7 billion taxpayer funds to advocate or promote gun control.Ž However, upon signing the bill into law, President Obama issued a caveat of his own: I have advised Congress that I will not construe these provisions as preventing me from ful“ lling my constitutional responsibility to recommend to the Congresss consideration such measures as I shall judge necessary and expedient.Ž In other words „ Congress may pass laws, but I decide which of its laws are constitutional and which I can simply choose to ignore. Of course, the Constitution doesnt actually give the president this power, but Obama wont allow a little thing like the U.S. Constitution to get in his way. And in the present case, Congress is right to try to prevent him from using a federal health agency, not to mention our tax dollars, as a weapon in his ongoing war against the Second Amendment. As e Washington Times reports, NIH has wasted over $5 million since 2002 producing deceptive studies aimed at furthering gun control „ including one study that tried to prove that a home without “ rearms was essential to a childs safety and well-being.Ž Even more importantly, Congress knows that there is no scheme too radical, or dangerous, for the Obama administration when it comes to using federal agencies to push its anti-gun agenda. Last month, email exchanges surfaced between employees at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (BATFE) that show the administration helped illegally transfer guns to violent Mexican drug cartels in order to manufacture a case for gun registration [emphasis added]. Now gun dealers in four Southwest border states must abide by a new gun registration requirement, courtesy of BATFE, that forces them to register the sales of any law-abiding American who purchases more than one semi-automatic ri” e within “ ve business days. Congress never passed any law like this. Rather, Obamas BATFE orchestrated the deadly Fast and FuriousŽ gun-walking scandal to give cause for its unconstitutional gun-control edict. Given this, how hard is it to envision the Obama administration issuing a phony healthŽ study that maligns gun owners? Obama may not have a majority in Congress, or the will of the people, behind his anti-gun agenda. But that isnt stopping his administration from “ nding deceitful ways to evade Congress and build public support for gun bans, gun registration and other regulations designed to weaken and destroy our Second Amendment rights. Chris W. Cox is the executive director of the National Ri– e Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) and serves as the organization’s chief lobbyist. http://dailycaller.com/2012/01/05/ obama-to-congress-ill-decide-whatsconstitutional/#ixzz1isQlSebQ aa “ e strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.” omas Je erson is article was reprinted courtesy of Alan Berkelhammer of the Gainesville Tea Party.Obama to Congress:I’ll Decide What is Constitutional.

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The Levy County Journal 5AJanuary, 19 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Aim And Answers Are Arm Aside Bad Ban Bar Big Bin Cargo Carts Carved Cows Cup Dig Due Dye Elf Last Week’s CrosswordLast Week’s Word Search Enter Exit Eye Fair Far Fear Fellow Fewer Finger Frog Have Here Host How Jar Kit Lasts Laws Leg Less Lip Lumber Need Nib Odd Origin Out Owe Owl Owns Word SearchPale Paw Pen Per Pet Pit Rack Resign Rid Rim Sea See Series Set Sew Shall Six Snail Social Son Stew rown Ties Tin Toe Town Trial Tug Tyres Underlying Vases Was Wax Wide Wild Wins Won e Department of Veterans A airs announced today a change in regulations regarding payments for emergency care provided to eligible Veterans in non-VA facilities.  is provision helps ensure eligible Veterans continue to get the emergency care they need when VA facilities are not available,Ž said Secretary of Veterans A airs Eric K. Shinseki. e new regulation extends VAs authority to pay for emergency care provided to eligible Veterans at non-VA facilities until the Veterans can be safely transferred to a VA medical facility. More than 100,000 Veterans are estimated to be a ected by the new rules, at a cost of about $44 million annually. VA operates 121 emergency departments across the country, which provide resuscitative therapy and stabilization in life-threatening situations. ey operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. VA also has 46 urgent care units, which provide care for patients without scheduled appointments who need immediate medical or psychiatric attention. For more information about emergency care in non-VA facilities, visit www.nonvacare.va.gov IMPORTANT TAX SAVINGS NOTICEFrom eLevy County Property AppraiserOSBORN “Oz” BARKERFiling Period for Tax Saving Exemptions Ends March 1st Information will be required from all persons applying for exemptions to determine their residency status. If Husband or Wife is “ling for one or both, residency documentation will be required for both. We are at your service and will be most happy to assist you in any way. Our oce is located in the Levy County Courthouse. Website www.levypa.comOsborn “Oz” BarkerProperty Appraiser -Levy County P.O. Drawer 100 € Bronson, Florida 32621 € (352 ) 486 5222 VA Announces Changes to Emergency Care Payment Policyjust leave the information on the crime. e caller is given a code number and remains anonymous. Any person who directly contacts CRIME STOPPERS and gives information which leads to the arrest of an adult or juvenile, or the arrest of a fugitive is eligible for a reward. Crime Stoppers is an organization composed of everyday citizens helping all our law enforcement agencies to solve crimes in the area. Arson is a crime and punishable by “ ne and/or jail. „ submittedInteresting FYI on Lighter’d Wood Lighterd wood, a precious commodity in these parts and elsewhere, is the heart of the pine tree, most commonly the Longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) that grows proli“ cally in this area. is heartwood is impregnated with resin and becomes hard and rot-resistant making it extremely burnable for many years and the jewel of starting a good “ re. Some call it fatwood and it has been highly prized for its high pitch concentration that makes it so combustible. At one time the United States was covered with as much as 90,000,000 acres of the up to 150-foot high Longleaf pine but that has been reduced by 95% due to clear cutting. ese trees take 100 to 150 years to mature and can live up to 500 years. Upon cutting down the trees it was discovered that the remaining stumps were full of resin and did not rot and made excellent sources of naturally preserved wood for starting up a “ re.Lighter’d Wood continued from page 1AOperation One Eyed Jack Sting continued from page 1A the coalition of law enforcement here in Levy County. e team arrived Friday night to “ nd nine people gambling and assorted drugs including cocaine and marijuana and cash on the table. Inside the Gambling House James was selling alcohol, cigarettes, cigars, chips, candy, beer and condoms without a license. Numerous people scattered on foot and one vehicle parked in the front yard attempted to run through the drag net. In the car were the driver Quinton Harris, 28, with front passenger Daniel Joiner, 21, and in the back seat 22-year-old Manuel Terrell Jr., all of Williston. Harris attempted to escape with the car in reverse but Detective Roger Bell, Detective Jay Crooms, Police O cer Justin Douglas and Major Evan Sullivan managed to stop the vehicle taking the occupants out at gun point. Inside the car was a pistol and Daniel Joiner had 30 individually-packaged baggies of cocaine and two bags of marijuana in his pocket. Also included in the arrests were: Jermaine Harris, 34; Kelvin Hill, 29; Jerrell Hopkins, 24; and Marrio Monroe, 31 … all with Williston addresses. Needless to say this location is shining bright on the radar of law enforcement and will continue to be monitored by the Levy County Sheri s o ce who said they have zero tolerance for illegal activity.

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The Levy County Journal6AJanuary 19, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 January 23, 2012January 24, 2012January 25, 2012January 26, 2012January 27, 2012Nachos w/ Ground Beef or Deli Ham & Cheese Sub. Tossed Salad/ Vegetabel Blend Winter Chilled Applesauce Assorted Milk Beef and Macaroni or Cheese Pizza Tossed Salad/ Broccoli Chilled Peaches Home Made Garlic Rolls Assorted Milk EARLY RELEASE Sloppy Joe on Bun/ Turkey & Cheese Sub. Oven Fries/ Buttered Corn Orange Wedges Assorted Milk Oven Fried Chicken or Hot Ham & Cheese Sandwich Chicken Roasted Rice Blackeye Peas Chilled Mixed Fruit Home Made Corn Bread Assorted Milk Grilled Cheese Sandwich or Chicken Nuggets Vegetable Soup Tossed Salad Apple Wedges Saltines Assorted MilkJanuary 30, 2012January 21, 2012February 1, 2012February 2, 2012February 3, 2012Chili Con Carne w/ Beans or Cheese Pizza Tossed Salad/ Green Beans Apple Wedges Assorted Milk Battered Dipped Fish/ Pizza Baked Beans/ Cole Slaw Chilled Peaches Hot Corn Bread Assorted Milk Pop Corn Chicken or Ham and Cheese Sub Oven Fries / Green Peas Apple Wedges Assorted Milks Spaghetti w/ Meat Balls or Hamburger on Bun Buttered Carrots / Salad Chilled Peaches Home Made Garlic Rolls Assorted Milks Nachos w/ Ground Beef or Pizza Tossed Salad / Green Beans/ Buttered Corn Pineapple Up-Side Down Cake Sliced Orange Wedge Assorted Milks In 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 MENUFor the rst time in its history, Alachua Astronomy Club is coming to Levy County! Williston Elementary School is hosting a "Star Party" on ursday, February 2, 2012. Set up will begin at the back track (the bus loop on the east side of campus) around 5:00 pm. Sunset will occur a little after 6:00, and the "Star Party" will begin at 6:30 p.m. e highlights of the night will be observations of the Moon, Venus, Mars and Jupiter through telescopes provided by the Astronomy Club. We would love to have a great turnout! Please plan to attend! For more information, please contact Jeanne ** Protect Your Home1-877-895-7149 Front and back doors protected Infrared Motion Detector Sensor Digital keypad with Police, Fire, Medical and Emergency buttons Warning Siren Control Panel with battery back-up Lawn Sign and Window decals A Home Is Burglarized Every 18 Seconds, Dont let yours be the next! FREE$850 Value!*Home Security System! $99.00 Customer Installation Charge. 36-Month Monitoring Agreement required at $35.99 per month ($1,295.64). Form of payment m ust be by credit card or electronic charge to your checking or savings account. Oer applies to homeowners only. Local permit fees may be required. Satisfactory credit history required. Certain restrictions may apply. Oer valid for new ADT Authorized Dealer customers only and not on purchases from ADT Security Services, Inc. Other rate plans available. Ca nnot be combined with any other oer. Licenses: AL-10-1104, AZ-ROC217517, CA-ACO6320, CT-ELC.0193944-L5, DE-07-212, FL-EC13003427, EC13003401, GA-LVA205395, IA-AC-0036, ID-391 31, IL-127.001042, IN-City of Indianapolis: 93294, KY-City of Louisville: 483, LA-F1082, MA-1355C, MD-107-1375, Baltimore County: 1375, Calvert County: ABL00625, Caroline County: 1157, Cecil County: 541-L, Charles County: 804, Dorchester County: 764, Frederick County: F0424, Harford County: 3541, Montgomery County: 1276, Prince Georges County: 68 5, Queen Annes County: L156, St. Marys County: LV2039R, Talbot County: L674, Wicomico County: 2017, Worcester County: L1013, MI-3601205773, MN-TS01807, MO-City of St. Louis: CC354, St. Louis County: 47738, MS-15007958, MT-247, NC-25310-SP-LV, 1622-CSA, NE-14451, NJ-34BF00021800, NM-353366, NV-68518, City of Las Vegas: B14-00075-6-121756, C11-11 262-L-121756, NY-Licensed by the N.Y.S. Department of State UID#12000286451, OH-53891446, City of Cincinnati: AC86, OK-1048, OR-170997, Pennsylvania Home Improvement C ontractor Registration Number: PA22999, RI-3428, SC-BAC5630, TN-C1164, C1520, TX-B13734, UT-6422596-6501, VA-115120, VT-ES-2382, WA-602588694/PROTEYH934RS, WI-City of Milwaukee: 0001697, WV-042433, WY-LV-G-21499. For full list of licenses visit our website www.protectyourhome.com. Protect Your Home … 3750 Priority Way Sou th Dr., Ste 200, Indianapolis, IN 46240. **Crime data taken from http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/gallery/posters/pdfs/Crime_Clock.pdf CHIEFLAND MEDICAL CENTER 1113 N.W. 23rd Ave. Chie and(Across the parking lot from Wal-Mart)OPENMon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m.5 p.m.Sat. 8:30 a.m. NoonWalk-ins Welcome!Call for an appointment: 493-9500 Celestial Star Party in WillistonDuBois at 352/528-6030. By Jeanne DuBois, WES 5th grade team facilitator, and Lisa PosteraroYankeetown-Inglis Womans Club Again O ers ScholarshipsEach year the ladies of the Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club go in search of deserving students to receive a scholarship. e awards are open to students who attended Yankeetown School for at least two years, and graduated, or will graduate, from Dunnellon High School or Crystal River High School. Also eligible are homeschooled seniors, those who are attending college and maintain a 3.0 GPA, and those who have worked after graduation but now have concrete plans for resuming their education. To be considered for a scholarship, students are asked to write a personal essay and complete a questionnaire, have a 3.0 GPA or higher, and submit teacher and counselor recommendation letters. ose who wish to apply may obtain an application from guidance counselors at Dunnellon or Crystal High Schools, at the A.F. Knotts Library on 56th Street in Yankeetown or download from the Womans Club website, www. yiwomansclub.com. Selection will be made by members of the Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club Education Committee. Completed applications should be mailed to: YankeetownInglis Womans Club Education Committee, P.O. Box 298, Yankeetown, FL 34498, and must be post marked no later than April 4, 2012 to be considered. If you have further questions, prospective applicants may call the club at 447-2057, Tuesday thru Saturday between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. or email: yiwomansclub@gmail.com. e Levy County Health Department will be providing after-hours medical care for minor injuries, illness, routine health care, physicals for work, sports or school starting on Jan. 25 and continuing on the last Wednesday of every month from 4:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. is clinic is for those people that meet the eligibility requirements which include: having no insurance, being a Levy County resident, having an income less than 200% of poverty (for example: a family of 4 earning less than $44,700 per year). e health care is administered by licensed providers and members of the Levy County Medical Reserve Corp and the Levy County Health Department. e Levy County Health Department does NOT provide any pain management services at any of their clinics. ey also cannot provide services to children less than 12 years of age. e after-hours clinics provide no family planning, STD or maternity services but appointments can be made for these at our regular clinics. Appointments and walk-ins are accepted. e location for the after-hours clinic is at the Levy County Health Department at 66 West Main Street in Bronson. For more information or to make an appointment call: 352/486-5300.Health Department Opens After-Hours Medical Care Community Invited to Discussion of Refuge Programs and Projects e Lower Suwannee and Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuges will host a community discussion at the Cedar Key Public Library on ursday Jan. 26 at 5 p.m. to meet the new Manager, Deputy Manager, and a Wildlife O cer at the Refuges. e community of Cedar Key will have an opportunity to learn of the Refuges' current and planned programs and projects, and interact with members of the sta representing the various programs. Refuge programs that will be presented include visitor services and recreational activities, forestry and habitat restoration, prescribed re management, law enforcement, education, landscape conservation, and community interactions. Please come and take part. Everyone is welcome. e event is cosponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Friends of the Refuges.On Jan. 10, the Suwannee River Water Management Districts Governing Board authorized the District to enter into an agreement with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to assist with ” ood mapping e orts. FEMA will provide a $1.8 million grant for the District to administer FEMAs Risk MAP (Mapping, Assessment, and Planning) Program for the Upper Suwannee River and the Santa Fe River basins. Since 1999, the District has served as a technical partner with FEMA to update ” ood hazard data and ” ood maps. e rst phase of the project included assisting FEMA with the development of Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMs) for all counties within the District as part of FEMAs Map Modernization Program. e process involved remapping certain ” oodplain boundaries, converting old, paper maps into digital format, and producing geographical information system (GIS) data to support the new maps. e District is nearing the completion of this phase of the project, with maps for Bradford and Levy counties entering the nal stages of completion. Northwest Florida Water Management District is developing the DFIRMs for Je erson County. In the Risk MAP phase of the project, the District will assist FEMA with obtaining additional and more precise information about ” ood risks to better assess ” ood hazards. For instance, whereas the rst phase of the project identi ed ” oodplain boundaries, the second phase will specify the depth of ” ooding in those ” ood hazard areas. e District will use part of the FEMA grant to obtain data through the use of light detection and ranging (LiDAR), a data-collection method that provides more detailed topographic information. Having more precise data will allow us to better identify, assess, and mitigate ” ood risks,Ž said James Link, Districts FEMA program manager.  is will assist our communities by helping to prevent loss of life and property.Ž ese programs are part of FEMAs plan to provide updated ” ood hazard data to identify ” ood risks for ” ood insurance and development purposes. To learn more about these programs visit http://www.fema.gov/plan/prevent/fhm/mm_main.shtm and http://www.fema.gov/plan/prevent/fhm/rm_main.shtm. e District disseminates ” oodplain mapping information to the public through its website at www.srwmd.state.” .us/index. aspx?nid=33. e District manages water and related natural resources in north-central Florida by providing water quality and quantity monitoring, research, regulation, land acquisition and management, and ” ood protection. SRWMD Will Receive $1.8M to Assist FEMA with Flood Mapping

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The Levy County Journal 7AJanuary, 19 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Sudoku e answers for this week’s sudoku puzzle will appear in next weeks issue. Last week’s Sudoku 115 NOTICES125 SERVICES210 HELP WANTED 415 MOBILEHOME 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. The Levy County Journal reserves the right to refuse any advertising. --------HAPPY TAILS SOCIAL CLUB — Animal and Pet Rescue is now located in the Chie and Flea Market, booth Red 27. Stop by and chat for a bit. 352-493-0252. tfnf --------FREE PREGNANCY TESTS – Con dential Harmony Pregnancy & Resource Center. Now open Mon. thru Thurs. from 11 AM to 6 PM. Call (352) 493-7773 or write to us at Harmony Pregnancy Center, P. O. Box 2557, Chie and, FL. tfnJf --------AL-ANON MEETINGS IN WILLISTON — Join us for Al-Anon meetings on Monday evenings at 7 p.m. at the Midway Plaza located at 13451 NE Highway 27 Alt. in Williston. 1-800-851-1795. ftfn --------NARCONON — a nonpro t public bene t organization that specializes in helping people with drug or alcohol addictions assessments and more than 11,000 local referrals. Call (800) 556-8885 or visit www. drugrehab.net --------AA MEETING — FOR INFORMATION CALL NORTH CENTRAL Florida Intergroup Of ce at (352) 372-8091 which is also a 24hour local hotline number. --------ADDICTION RECOVERY MEETING Do you struggle with a Drug or Alcohol addiction? Come to our meetings held the 1st and 3rd Thursday night of the month at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church 7:00 PM – Hwy. 340 in Bell, at the ashing light, west of 129. Call 386/935-2300 or Kevin Craven at 352/463-8700 or go to www.grace-ministry. net for more info. Tfnf125 SERVICESSHEDS, SHEDS, SHEDS! — We move ’em. Best price in town. 352-493-0345. Joe’s Rollback Service. Credit cards accepted. TfnApJftfn --------NEED A FENCE OF ANY KIND? Call Danny, any time. 352-463-1832 or 352493-5345 tfnApJftfn --------WE WANT TO BUY YOUR VEHICLE – Car, truck, van, any make, any model, especially Honda, Toyota and Nissan – but any make will do. Title or no title – no problem. Running or not, perfect or not so perfect condition. Paying up to $20,000 for vehicles. Call AJ at 813-335-3794 1/19Jp GUNS AND CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMITS: Call (352) 493-4209 for information. 1/19Jp130 FREEFREE MEALS ON WHEELS FOR PETS: Hosted by Happy Tails Social Club. Call for details (352) 493-0252 ftfn135 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESFLORIDA’S LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM needs volunteers to join its corps of dedicated advo-cates who protect the rights of elders residing in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult family care homes. The program’s local councils are seeking additional volunteers to identify, investigate and resolve residents’ concerns. Special training and certi cation is provided. 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 program’s 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 program’s 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 lindac@gatorworks.com or fax to (352) 493-2720; mail to P. O. Box 1126, Chie and, FL 32644. tfnJe --------CHIEFLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT has an open position for a certi ed police of cer. City employees receive a complete bene t package including enrollment in FRS. Applications may be obtained in person at the CPD located at 14 East Park Ave., Chie and, FL 32626 or via the website at: www. chie andpd.com CPD is a drug-free workplace. All selected applicants will be required to undergo and pass a complete drug screen and physical. CPD is accepting applications on a continuous basis. Equal Opportunity Employer. 1/19Jb --------ADKINS SEAFOOD HIRING – apply in person from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 8291 SW CR 347 in Cedar Key. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. 2/9Jb --------CASH PAID FOR JUNK CARS. $200 and up. 352771-6191. 2/9Jp400 REAL ESTATEFOR SALE BY OWNERS: 3 bedroom/2 bath on 1 acre with improvements; i.e. well/ power pole. $44,900 OBO. Ask for Jesse at (352) 3189262. 1/26Jp410 HOUSE FOR SALE FOR SALE BY OWNERIN BLACK JACK ESTATES: 5191 NE 107 Court, Bronson, FL 3 bedrooms/2.5 baths, 1.4 acres, 1800sq/ft living area, $100 closing costs. Financing available. Call Dan 800-285-4414. 1/26Jp --------FOR SALE BY OWNER – CITRUS SPRINGS/ DUNNELLON AREA: 2 story, 4 bedrooms/3 baths, above-ground pool, 8x10 utility building. Financing available. $100 closing cost, low down. Call Dan 800285-4414. 1/26Jp GREAT INVESTMENT – STOCK MARKET UP! Property values on the rise with future looking good for the right person. 10 ACRES, 3BED/2BATH DWMH, In Chie and: 48x28, 2-yearold new metal roof, fully furnished. Cross fenced, 8 wired dog pens or for fowl. 2 wells, nicely treed. First offer over $115K OBO. Owner very, very motivated. (321) 723-7380, cell (321) 258-2504. 1/19Jp440 VACANT LAND FOR SALELAND FOR SALE: 1 to 2 acre lots; owner nance, easy terms, low down payment, Bronson/Williston areas. 352-472-4977 tfnJp -------1 ACRE IN BRONSON: Beautifully wooded parcel! Nice Neighborhood. Owner Financing! NO DOWN PAYMENT! Total $12,900.00 Only $132/mo. www.LandOwnerFinancing. com or call 352-215-1018. 3/8Jp -------4 ACRES WILLISTON: Secluded country setting. Gorgeous Oaks with cleared homesite. Owner Financing! NO DOWN PAYMENT! Total $39,900.00 Only $410/mo. www.LandOwnerFinancing. com or call 352-215-1018. 3/8Jp -------5 ACRES WILLISTON: 6671 NE 131 Ave. WELL SEPTIC & POWER! Gorgeous Oak Shaded Homesite! Fenced! Perfect for Horses! Owner Financing! NO DOWN PAYMENT! $69,900.00 Only $613/mo www. LandOwnerFinancing.com or call 352-215-1018. 3/8Jp445 WANT TO BUYJUNK CARS BOUGHT: $ 150 — $1,000. CALL 352453-7159 tfnJp --------CASH PAID FOR JUNK CARS. $200 and up. 352771-6191. 2/9Jp500 FOR SALEDIXIE MONUMENTS: Serving North Central Fla. for over a decade. Featuring beautiful bronze, marble & granite monuments in many colors and styles. Choose from 100s of designs or let us custom design any idea you may have! We have the latest technology in laser etchings and can also inscribe nal dates and lettering at the cemetery. Located at 1471 NE 512 Ave. (behind McCrab church) Hwy 349 – 7 miles north of Old Town. Open Tues-Fri 8-4 & Sat. 8-12 or call for after hour’s appt. Toll Free 1-877-542-3432 6/9/12Jp--------BEANIE BABIES & BEANIE BUDDIES. Large collection will sell as a group or individually. Call 352-2624169 for more information. tfnJe --------LUMBER FOR SALE — Pine, cherry and cypress. Call Sammy at (352) 9493222. ptfn 540 LIVESTOCKMUST SELL HEALTHY TENNESSEE WALKING HORSES: Excellent pedigrees, two mares take and foal easily, one gelding is a love and likes to play. One Blk/white mare is double registered SSH and TWH has minor training, other mare big bay with no training but very gentle. Gelding is bay mare’s son, no training and a delight. All have been family raised, handled, regularly trimmed with good feet, have negative current coggins, fat and healthy. Husband currently out of work and we must sell the horses. NO KILL BUYERS. – good homes only. Would make excellent trail horses. Call 386-935-2880 or 386-854-0331 for more information. tfnJe550 FARM PRODUCTSLOOK — NEW HAY FOR SALE: Large rolls, highly fertilized, net-wrapped, weed free! Coastal Bermuda-$45; Pensacola Bahia-$35. Call (352) 949-0222. tfnAbJf WE WANT TO BUY YOUR VEHICLE – Car, truck, van, any make, any model, especially Honda, Toyota and Nissan – but any make will do. Title or no title – no problem. Running or not, perfect or not so perfect condition. Paying up to $20,000 for vehicles. Call AJ at 813-335-3794 1/19Jp I BUY JUNK CARS AND SALVAGE METAL – Top prices paid. 352/339-5158 1/26Jp -------ANY JUNK CAR – cash paid up to $500. Free pickup. 352-445-3909 2/9Jp560 ESTATE SALEESTATE SALE FEB. 11 & 12 – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 11311 NE 85 Street in Bronson, Fla., behind the Bronson Speed Track. Call if you need directions at 3393696. All Furniture must go. Beds, Daybed, Full set of master furniture including a California King bed, couch TV stands, various lamps and other stuff – ALL MUST GO due to death. 2/9Jp605 BOATS 15’ TRI-HULL SKIFF with trailer, ’96 35h Johnson, sh nder, trolling motor, many extras. RUNS GREAT. $1,300. 352/213-1014. 2/9Jp610 CAMPERS & RVSTRAVEL TRAILER 1995 26’ DUTCHMAN – has slideout, 4 new tires, full hitch setup with sway bar. $3500. May be seen at Chie and RV Park. Call 231414-3658. 1/19Jp 4 WEEKS FOR ONLY $20!It’s 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 eds@ levyjournal.com Classi• ed Ads 800-841-9400 Auction 1,007+/Acres in Nassau County, FL

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The Levy County Journal8AJanuary 19, 2012www.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!JOURNAL Mitchs Gold & Diamonds if you could save $522 ƒ why wouldnt you?*Call 1-866-950-6842 to get your fast, free car insurance quote.*National average annual savings based on data from customers who reported savings by switching to Esurance between 1/1/10 and 5/19/10. I feel safe. I am protected. I have Life Alert.When ALONEI am home One touch of a button sends help quickly in the event of a medical emergency, fall, home invasion, “ re or carbon monoxide poisoning. 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Carol Davis is our new visitor and we have known her husband Andy from our many meetings at C F Electric. It was so great to see so many today. We had 25 present and everyone had a great time sharing quilting and craft books. Greg and six boys were here on Tuesday and got so much done. We havent had them for three weeks with some on vacation, going hunting and whatever. anks Lancaster. What a dinner we had on ursday with meat casserole, spaghetti, squash, sh sticks, corn casserole, meat balls, deviled eggs, potato salad, rolls, great fruit marmalade, green beans and potatoes, pound cake, lemon pie, chocolate pie, chocolate cake and so much more.„Winelle Horne Want to check out how our Florida government is spending our tax dollars? Go to ” oridaopengov.org. It is the brainchild of the Foundation for Government Accountability. e Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) believes personal liberty and private enterprise are key to our economic future. To advance our shared vision, we develop and promote free market public policies that achieve limited, constitutional government and a robust economy that will be an engine for job creation across the state. We have three goals at FGA: 1. To make Florida the most economically vibrant state through sound public policy centered on the free market, limited government and an individuals right to succeed. 2. To engage policymakers, the media and the public with rigorous analysis, captivating outreach and tireless advocacy to advance market-based economic policies that create opportunity and prosperity. 3. To hold all levels of Florida government accountable to taxpayers, and to provide the public with peace of mind that an organization exists to ensure their priorities are at the forefront of public policy debates. As an organization, we demand integrity, honesty, humility, follow-through, personal excellence, and mutual respect. We never compromise our free market principles, and work tirelessly to advance our shared vision of prosperity. Governed by an independent Board of Directors, the Foundation for Government Accountability is a nonpro t, nonpartisan, 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization. Charitable donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. FGA relies on the generous support from individuals, corporations, and foundations that support our free market principles. We do not seek, nor will we accept any government funding or perform contract work. "Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence. … John AdamsFlorida Agency Opens Website Window to Government SpendingCHIEFLAND FFA 3rd ANNUAL HOMEMADE CHILI COOK-OFF 2012 CONTEST ENTRY FORMWHO: Anyone who can make Chili. WHEN: Friday, February 3, 2012 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. WHERE: e Chie” and High School Ag. Building WHY: A Bene t Fundraiser for e Chie” and Ag Program COST: $15.00 per entry (meal included)----------------------------------GENERAL RULES---------------------------------(Entrants must adhere to the following rules)Entry forms must be received by January 30, 2012 Entry must be a minimum of 1 gallon of chili so everyone gets a taste. Check-in for Participants is 4:45 p.m. Judging will begin at 5:00 p.m. Hot dogs and chili will be served to the general public beginning at 5:30 p.m. e cost will be $5.00. A panel of three judges will determine the o cial winners in the following classes: Spiciest / Hottest Most Original Best Overall Spoons, napkins and portion cups are provided for you. For more information contact: 352-493-6035 Email: chie” and aalumni@yahoo.comPlease check one: _____Cash _____Check Type of Chili / Recipe Name:____________________________________________ Participant Name:____________________________________________________ Address:_____________________________________________________ City/State/Zip:_____________________________________________________ Telephone:_____________________________________________________ Thank you for your support of the Chie and FFA Program! Please make your check payable to the Chie and FFA Alumni: Chie and FFA Alumni P O BOX 1821 Chie and, FL 32644 Alvin and Diane (Mikell) Price of Micanopy are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Lynn Price, to Zachary Aaron Rose. Zach is the son of Sheldon and Karen Rose of Plantation, Florida. Jennifer is a graduate of Gainesville High School. She received a B.S. degree in Political Science and Interdisciplinary Social Science from Florida State University. Jennifer completed the Teach For America Americorps program from 2009 to 2011 in Metro-Atlanta and is now working for e Leadership for Educational Equity in New York City. She is the granddaughter of the late Alvin and Mildred (Barber) Mikell of Bronson, Florida. Zach is a graduate of Nova High School in Davie, Fla. He received a bachelor in Architecture from the University of Florida. He received his masters in Architecture from the University of Michigan. Zach is currently the CEO of Green Education Services in New York City. e couple met on New Years three years ago and after a long friendship they began dating. e couple was engaged Memorial Day weekend 2011. ey will be married on June 9, 2012 in Gainesville, Florida. After their honeymoon to Hawaii, the couple will reside in New York City. Engagement Announcement

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www.levyjournalonline.com L e v y L Levy L i f e ifeLEVY COUNTY JOURNAL VOL. 88, NO. 29 50 CENTS THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2012 Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Found Photo Identi edCall or write to us at PO Box 2990, Chie and, FL 32644-2990 or email editor@levyjournal.com.Found PhotoIn 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. e Levy County Health Department (LCHD) emphasizes the importance of protection against mosquito-borne diseases after receiving noti“ cation that two horses in the Morriston area have died from complications of the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus. Neither of the horses had received their EEE vaccinations. EEE is caused by a virus transmitted by mosquitoes and can infect mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles. e virus can be transmitted from birds to humans by mosquitoes. e virus causes severe illness in humans and horses. Symptoms of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) may include headache, fever, fatigue, dizziness, weakness and confusion. Physicians should contact the local county health department if they suspect an individual may have a mosquitoborne illness. State of Florida Department of Health laboratories provide testing services for physicians treating patients with clinical signs of mosquito-borne diseases. Levy County Mosquito Control and the Levy County Health Department continue surveillance and prevention e orts and encourage everyone to take basic precautions to help limit exposure to mosquitoes by following the health departments recommendations. e Levy County Health Department is also recommending horse and livestock owners Levy County Health Department Issues MosquitoBorne Illnesses Advisorycontact their veterinarian about vaccinations against mosquito borne diseases. Remember “Drain and Cover”:€ DRAIN standing water to stop mosquitoes from multiplying. € Drain water from garbage cans, house gutters, buckets, pool covers, coolers, toys, ” ower pots or any other containers where sprinkler or rain water has collected. € Discard old tires, drums, bottles, cans, pots and pans, broken appliances and other items that aren't being used. € Empty and clean birdbaths and pet's water bowls at least once or twice a week. € Protect boats and vehicles from rain with tarps that dont accumulate water. € Maintain swimming pools in good condition and appropriately chlorinated. Empty plastic swimming pools when not in use. COVER skin with clothing or repellentCLOTHING Wear shoes, socks, and long pants and longsleeves. is type of protection may be necessary for people who must work in areas where mosquitoes are present. REPELLENT Apply mosquito repellent to bare skin and clothing. Always use repellents according to the label. Repellents with DEET, picaridin, oil of lemon eucalyptus, and IR3535 are e ective. Use mosquito netting to protect children younger than 2 months old. COVER doors and windows with screens to keep mosquitoes out of your house; Repair broken screening on windows, doors, porches, and patios. Levy County to Meet New President of CCF e Levy County community will have an opportunity to meet Dr. James Henningsen, the new president of College of Central Florida, at a reception on Wednesday, Jan. 25. e reception, hosted by the CF District Board of Trustees, begins at noon and will be held at the CF Levy Center, 114 Rodgers Blvd. in Chie” and. Community members who would like to attend are requested to RSVP by calling 352/493-9533 or emailing Lordr@cf.edu. Henningsen, who has more than two decades of experience with the Florida College System, was selected after a national search that involved college sta faculty, students and community members. He previously served as vice president for academic a airs/chief academic o cer at Seminole State College of Florida. By Don Goodman, Director EmeritusKanapaha Botanical GardensAt Gainesvilles Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, the New Year means more than partying and making resolutions for change. With January comes the commencement of one of the facilitys most important fundraising events, the Winter Bamboo Sale and until the “ rst of March the sta will concern themselves with little else. It all began in 1978 when the bamboo garden was originally installed. Now Kanapaha is home to Floridas largest bamboo garden. In what must be one of the most unusual fundraising events for a nonpro“ t organization, Kanapaha Botanical Gardens began to sell its surplus bamboos on a dug-to-order basis to try to meet a seemingly insatiable demand for bamboos to use in home landscapes. Now, three decades later, the gardens volunteers have begun digging the “ fteen di erent kinds being o ered this year in the 30th Annual Winter Bamboo Sale.  ere is an intense interest in utilizing bamboos for landscape purposes, especially visual screening.Ž says Kanapahas director, Alexis Ca rey. Weve been o ering bamboo for public sale since 1982 and have yet to see any lessening of interest.Ž Ca rey says some potential customers are afraid to use bamboo in their landscapes because they have heard horrifying stories about its unstoppable invasiveness but they need to recognize that the vast majority of our bamboos are clumping types whose new shoots arise at the immediate periphery of a dense cluster of canes to produce an expanding clump, not a thicket of more widely spaced canes that is characteristic of running bamboos.Ž Most of the “ fteen types of bamboo o ered this year are clumpers that range in size from Chinese Goddess, whose pencil thin canes grow only about 8 feet tall to giants like Buddhas Belly Bamboo, whose massive 4 inch diameter canes may grow to a height of more than 60 feet. One of the most popular is Wong Chuk (Royal Bamboo), whose popularity derives from having canes that have no leaves or branches---just straight and stately giant canes--on the lower half of the 40-foot high plant. It is also known as Weavers Bamboo because its thin walled canes may be split into strips that can be woven into baskets and other products. e few kinds of runningŽ bamboos o ered each winter possess some outstanding ornamental feature that more than compensate buyers for the work that is required to control their spread. Arrow bamboo, for instance, thrives in shady situations, an unusual trait for a bamboo. Another, the elegant black bamboo is considered by many a“ cionados to be the worlds most beautiful bamboo, a distinction that is attributable to its shiny jet black canes. According to Ca rey, there is a valid reason bamboos have acquired a reputation as the gold standard for visual screening. Unlike shrubs which lose their lower leaves in time, enabling one to see through the leggyŽ lower portions, bamboos possess tightly spaced stems ---the canes--that serve as screening so the con“ guration of the canopy of overlying leaves is of little consequence. When February draws to a close, it is all over for another year as Kanapahas exhausted bamboo diggers set aside their shovels and attend to the many garden chores that attend the warmer months. Kanapaha Bamboo Now Available Until March e best way to decide which type of bamboo to add to your landscape is to see them on display in their full glory,Ž Says Ca rey.  eres simply nothing else like them.Ž Kanapaha Botanical Gardens is a 62 acre non-pro“ t facility located in Gainesville, Florida. Information about the 30th Annual Winter Bamboo Sale are available at www. kanapaha.org, or will be mailed upon request. 352/372-4981.Director Alexis Ca rey amidst a forest of bamboo.Tips on Repellent UseAlways read label directions carefully for the approved usage before you apply a repellent. Some repellents are not suitable for children. Products with concentrations of up to 30 percent DEET are generally recommended. Other EPA-approved repellents contain Picaridin, oil of lemon eucalyptus, or IR3535. ese products are generally available at local pharmacies. Look for active ingredients to be listed on the product label. Apply insect repellent to exposed skin, or onto clothing, but not under clothing. In protecting children, read label instructions to be sure the repellent is age-appropriate. According to the CDC, mosquito repellents containing oil of lemon eucalyptus should not be used on children under the age of 3 years. DEET is not recommended on children younger than 2 months old. Avoid applying repellents to the hands of children. Adults should apply repellent “ rst to their own hands and then transfer it to the childs skin and clothing. If additional protection is necessary, apply a permethrin repellent directly to your clothing. Again, always follow the manufacturers directions. DOH continues to conduct statewide surveillance for mosquito borne illnesses, including West Nile virus infections, Eastern equine encephalitis, St. Louis encephalitis, malaria, and dengue. Residents of Florida are encouraged to report dead birds via the web site http:// www.myfwc.com/bird/. For more information, visit DOHs Environmental Public Health web site at http://www.doh. state.” .us/Environment/medicine/arboviral/index.html or call your local county health department. anks to Aimee Conquest who used Facebook to contact one of the young ladies in the picture we have the story on one of the people in this Found Photo. e “ rst young lady on the left with the glasses is none other than … Gina Cohen. Gina emailed us to tell us it was a Young Authors event in Cedar Key. Gina now lives in California and has a oneyear-old daughter. She works as a Medical Prosthetic Artist sculpting and painting realistic arms and legs for amputees. What a creative career. Be blessed Gina and thanks for contacting us.

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The Levy County Journal2BJanuary 19, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Levy County Community Calendar BRONSONGreater Bronson Area Chamber of CommerceWe need fundraisers for the spring; Patriotic pins can be sold again for Memorial Day and Fourth of July; lawn mower racing discussed; dinner, lunches. Membership fees are $25 for individuals and $50 for businesses. We are welcoming new members! If you are interested, please contact bronsoncoc@gmail.com or laci_lynn@hotmail.com. If you would like more information about joining the Greater Bronson Area Chamber of Commerce or about meeting times, please email info@bronsoncoc.com Bronson Annual African American Festival Feb. 18 e Bronson Annual African American Festival will be held on Saturday Feb. 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in front of the Levy County Public Health Dept at 66 S. Main Street in Bronson. Anyone who would like to be a participant such as performers whether as a choir, duet or solo, dancers, mimes, or vendors for food should contact the organizers by Jan. 31. e cost for vendors is $25. If you would like more information please call: Beatrice Mongo (352)-642-2603; Lillian McClendon (352)-486-6077; Mary Joe Edmondson (352)-486-2605 or (352)-221-5285 cell; or Katherine Manuel (352)-486-2693.NEWBERRYNewberry Branch Library Presents Popular Quilting Jan. 22Quilters of Alachua County Day Guild (QACDG) member Bette Viessman, will present an introduction to the Alachua County quilting community during a presentation Sunday, January 22nd, at 2 p.m., at the Alachua County Library, Newberry Branch, 110 South Seaboard Drive in Newberry, Florida. Ms. Viessman will bring a trunk-show “ lled with beautiful and inspirational quilts and show how to make simple but elegant quilts that can be given as gifts. e program is open to anyone interested in learning more about quilting or the Alachua County quilting community. For more information on the Newberry Branch library, call Marian Suggs, (352) 472-1135. For information on Quilters of Alachua County Day Guild, 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. 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 29 … Perspective. Workshops for January: Jan. 30 … costume jewelry rescheduled to Mar. 12. Classes …Jan. 20, Still Life Open Studio with Sandi Allen. Call to All ArtistsGallery events this winter will be open to all artists for contribution. Limit of 3 pieces per exhibitor and $5 entry fee per piece. 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. e Childrens Summer Art Program Bene“ t Dinner will be held on Wed. Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. upstairs at the CK Arts Center with a 3-course gourmet dinner created by e Island Room. Cost is $25/ person and includes beverage, tax and tip. ere will be a ra e of original art and other fun items. To make reservations call 352/5436520.Refuge Photo-Walks Start Jan. 24Michelle Pearson will lead Cedar Keys and Lower Suwannee Friends of the Refuges Photo Walks/Trips every 4th Tuesday at 10 a.m. starting on Jan. 24th at the Dennis Creek Trail (near Shell Mound. Most trips will be free, unless there is admission or other such costs. During the walks/trips, Michelle will suggest photo ops, as well as provide camera/photo skills assistance. ese photo-walks are open to public. is Dennis Creek walk will have no costs. Call 352/325-0134 for more info.Lower Suwannee NWR Community Discussion at Library Jan. 26 e Lower Suwannee and Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuges are hosting a community discussion at the Cedar Key Public Library on ursday, Jan. 26 at 5:00 p.m. Recently the Refuges gained a new Manager, Deputy Manager, and a new Wildlife O cer. e community of Cedar Key will have an opportunity to learn of the Refuges current and planned programs and projects, and interact with members of the sta representing the various programs. Refuge programs that will be presented include visitor services and recreational activities, forestry and habitat restoration, prescribed “ re management, law enforcement, education, landscape conservation, and community interactions. Please come and take part; everyone is welcome. e event is cosponsored by the Friends of Library and the Friends of the Refuges. For more information, please contact e Refuge at 352/493-0238, extension 223.YANKEETOWN-INGLISYankeetown-Inglis Womans Club Looking for Super Soup Makers Calling all soup makersƒreserve your spot today to try for the title of Best Soup ChefŽ in the area. e Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club Soup-Aon will be Saturday, Jan. 21 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Bring your favorite soup and join your neighbors at #5 56th St., Yankeetown to try them all and vote for the best. ALL YOU CAN EAT ONLY $6.00. Cash prizes will be awarded for the top three tastiest soupsƒ..1st place $50, 2nd place $25 and 3rd place $10. e ladies of the Club have been busy baking and will have lots of homemade goodies for sale. If all the delicious soups have “ lled you up, take some home for a midnightŽ snack. Make plans to check out the new arrivals at the rift Store. Lingerie, sleepwear and Christmas decorations are 50% o as well as all items marked with a red or blue tag. Call the Club at 352/447-2057 or email yiwomansclub@gmail.com to sign up.WILLISTONWilliston Area Chamber of Commerce Installation Banquet Jan. 20Please mark your 2012 calendar for a very special event, the Williston Area Chamber of Commerce Installation Banquet. e Egg-stravaganza this year will feature a grand prize of a 37Ž ” at screen TV. e Banquet will be held on Jan. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Williston Highlands Golf & Country Club and the cost of $25 per person includes a full meal and dessert. Table sponsorships are $200 for a table of 6.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 Horsemans 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 352/538-5551 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, Levy County Saltwater and Freshwater Tides DAY HIGH TIDE HEIGHT SUNRISE MOON % MOON /LOW TIME /FEET SUNSET TIME VISIBLECedar KeyTh 19 Low 4:55 AM -0.5 7:26 AM Rise 3:57 AM 23 19 High 11:52 AM 2.5 5:59 PM Set 2:35 PM 19 Low 4:26 PM 1.6 19 High 10:12 PM 3.6 F 20 Low 5:56 AM -0.7 7:26 AM Rise 4:57 AM 14 20 High 12:47 PM 2.7 6:00 PM Set 3:36 PM 20 Low 5:34 PM 1.4 20 High 11:15 PM 3.7 Sa 21 Low 6:47 AM -0.9 7:26 AM Rise 5:52 AM 7 21 High 1:28 PM 2.9 6:01 PM Set 4:38 PM 21 Low 6:30 PM 1.2 Su 22 High 12:10 AM 3.8 7:25 AM Rise 6:42 AM 2 22 Low 7:30 AM -0.9 6:02 PM Set 5:41 PM 22 High 2:03 PM 3 22 Low 7:18 PM 1 M 23 High 12:59 AM 3.8 7:25 AM Rise 7:25 AM 0 23 Low 8:08 AM -0.9 6:03 PM Set 6:42 PM 23 High 2:34 PM 3.1 23 Low 8:02 PM 0.7 Tu 24 High 1:44 AM 3.8 7:25 AM Rise 8:04 AM 0 24 Low 8:42 AM -0.7 6:04 PM Set 7:42 PM 24 High 3:01 PM 3.2 24 Low 8:43 PM 0.6 W 25 High 2:26 AM 3.7 7:24 AM Rise 8:39 AM 2 25 Low 9:13 AM -0.5 6:04 PM Set 8:38 PM 25 High 3:27 PM 3.2 25 Low 9:22 PM 0.4 Suwannee River EntranceTh 19 Low 5:13 AM -0.5 7:27 AM Rise 3:58 AM 23 19 High 11:58 AM 2.2 6:00 PM Set 2:36 PM 19 Low 4:44 PM 1.5 19 High 10:18 PM 3.2 F 20 Low 6:14 AM -0.7 7:27 AM Rise 4:58 AM 14 20 High 12:53 PM 2.4 6:00 PM Set 3:36 PM 20 Low 5:52 PM 1.3 20 High 11:21 PM 3.3 Sa 21 Low 7:05 AM -0.9 7:27 AM Rise 5:53 AM 7 21 High 1:34 PM 2.6 6:01 PM Set 4:39 PM 21 Low 6:48 PM 1.1 Su 22 High 12:16 AM 3.3 7:26 AM Rise 6:42 AM 2 22 Low 7:48 AM -0.9 6:02 PM Set 5:41 PM 22 High 2:09 PM 2.6 22 Low 7:36 PM 0.9 M 23 High 1:05 AM 3.3 7:26 AM Rise 7:26 AM 0 23 Low 8:26 AM -0.9 6:03 PM Set 6:43 PM 23 High 2:40 PM 2.7 23 Low 8:20 PM 0.7 Tu 24 High 1:50 AM 3.3 7:26 AM Rise 8:04 AM 0 24 Low 9:00 AM -0.7 6:04 PM Set 7:42 PM 24 High 3:07 PM 2.8 24 Low 9:01 PM 0.6 W 25 High 2:32 AM 3.3 7:25 AM Rise 8:40 AM 2 25 Low 9:31 AM -0.5 6:05 PM Set 8:39 PM 25 High 3:33 PM 2.8 25 Low 9:40 PM 0.4 Withlacoochee River EntranceTh 19 Low 5:50 AM -0.5 7:25 AM Rise 3:56 AM 23 19 High 11:59 AM 2.3 5:59 PM Set 2:35 PM 19 Low 5:21 PM 1.5 19 High 10:19 PM 3.3 F 20 Low 6:51 AM -0.7 7:25 AM Rise 4:56 AM 14 20 High 12:54 PM 2.5 5:59 PM Set 3:35 PM 20 Low 6:29 PM 1.3 20 High 11:22 PM 3.4 Sa 21 Low 7:42 AM -0.9 7:24 AM Rise 5:51 AM 7 21 High 1:35 PM 2.6 6:00 PM Set 4:37 PM 21 Low 7:25 PM 1.1 Su 22 High 12:17 AM 3.5 7:24 AM Rise 6:40 AM 2 22 Low 8:25 AM -0.9 6:01 PM Set 5:40 PM 22 High 2:10 PM 2.7 22 Low 8:13 PM 0.9 M 23 High 1:06 AM 3.5 7:24 AM Rise 7:24 AM 0 23 Low 9:03 AM -0.9 6:02 PM Set 6:42 PM 23 High 2:41 PM 2.8 23 Low 8:57 PM 0.7 Tu 24 High 1:51 AM 3.5 7:24 AM Rise 8:02 AM 0 24 Low 9:37 AM -0.7 6:03 PM Set 7:41 PM 24 High 3:08 PM 2.9 24 Low 9:38 PM 0.6 W 25 High 2:33 AM 3.4 7:23 AM Rise 8:38 AM 2 25 Low 10:08 AM -0.5 6:04 PM Set 8:37 PM 25 High 3:34 PM 2.9 25 Low 10:17 PM 0.4 is week Last week Year agoSteers over 600 lbs 3% 1% 2% Steers under 600 lbs 37% 40% 40% Heifers over 600 lbs 2% 1% 1% Heifers under 600 lbs 36% 37% 38 %t Feeder cows 2% 0% 3% Slaughter cows 17% 18% 15% Bulls 3% 3% 2% Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price1015-1190 1103 67.00-70.00 68.62 1210-1595 1412 68.00-79.00 74.14 1255-1585 1407 80.00-89.00 85.00 HD 1625-1975 1720 73.50-80.00 76.72Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price845-1190 1056 66.00-83.00 74.95 885-1195 1073 77.50-90.00 81.66 HD 1105-1175 1140 62.00-63.00 62.48 LD 1200-1910 1368 72.00-83.00 78.68 1200-1550 1326 84.00-88.00 85.51 HD 1685-1730 1708 64.00-70.00 66.96 LDSlaughter Cows Lean 85-90 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price805-835 823 65.00-68.00 67.2 800-830 809 55.00-62.00 58.86 LD 850-1195 975 63.00-72.00 66.98 850-1190 967 52.00-63.00 58.99 LD 1210-1585 1323 65.00-73.00 68.73Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price1060-1495 1333 80.00-95.00 85.29 1370-1375 1373 97.00-98.00 97.50 HD 1000-1450 1308 74.00-83.00 77.73 LD 1505-1985 1700 84.00-98.00 90.3 1505-2180 1856 95.00-109.00 100.56 HDFeeder Steers and Bulls Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price200-245 219 194.00-240.00 206.38 250-295 268 185.00-225.00 200.51 300-345 320 180.00-215.00 191.7 350-390 367 162.50-200.00 179.46 400-445 419 147.50-185.00 164.15 450-495 469 142.50-170.00 155.41 500-545 518 135.00-163.00 148.04 550-595 569 130.00-155.00 141.55 600-645 619 125.00-142.00 134.6 650-695 671 125.00-140.00 133.07 700-710 708 124.00-128.00 126Feeder Steers and Bulls Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price200-245 225 150.00-197.50 176.96 250-295 275 150.00-190.00 175.15 300-345 319 140.00-187.50 166.15 350-395 372 135.00-175.00 153.68 400-445 424 120.00-160.00 142.38 450-495 471 120.00-150.00 136.03 500-545 521 115.00-140.00 129.25 550-595 570 114.00-132.00 123.88 600-645 615 107.00-124.00 116.6 650-675 659 108.00-123.00 114.35Feeder Holstein Steers and Bulls Large 3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price265-290 276 120.00-122.00 121.05 305-325 308 118.00-120.00 118.85 355-390 370 116.00-120.00 117.86Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price205-245 226 160.00-200.00 173.21 250-290 268 150.00-190.00 161.01 300-345 320 142.50-165.00 151.55 350-395 369 138.00-163.00 147.22 400-445 421 126.00-161.00 142.53 450-490 467 125.00-150.00 137.04 500-545 517 116.00-148.00 132.12 550-590 562 119.00-140.00 127.31 600-635 617 115.00-134.00 122.42 650-685 662 111.00-127.00 118.94 710-720 713 112.00-113.00 112.67Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price200-245 224 135.00-170.00 147.03 250-290 271 130.00-152.00 141.52 300-345 321 122.50-150.00 136.79 350-390 369 120.00-149.00 132.02 400-445 423 115.00-143.00 127.14 450-495 475 114.00-140.00 124.68 500-545 520 108.00-135.00 119.83 550-595 571 107.00-128.00 113.87 605-640 624 105.00-118.00 111.66 655-690 670 110.00-117.00 112.95Bred Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price905-1085 982 67.00-100.00 83.03 1115-1135 1125 69.00-81.00 75.05 1325-1335 1330 73.00-76.00 74.51Bred Cows Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price975-1015 1001 64.00-80.00 68.40 7-9 MoBredFlorida Cattle Auctions Weekly SummaryBartow, FL Fri Jan 13, 2012 USDA-FL Dept of AG Market News At the Florida Livestock Auctions; Cattle receipts at 8 markets; Okeechobee, Lakeland, Webster, Ellisville, Arcadia, Ocala, Madison and Lake City, receipts totaled 11,213 compared to 6,420 last week, and 8,622 last year. According to the Florida Federal-State Livestock Market News Service: Compated to one week ago, slaughter cows steady to 4.00 higher, bulls steady to 2.00 higher, feeder steers 2.00 to 4.00 higher, heifers steady to 2.00 higher, steer calves and heifer calves mostly 2.00 to 3.00 higher, replacement cows 2.00 to 4.00 higher. continued on page 7B

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The Levy County Journal 3BJanuary 19, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Around the Nature Coast Florida Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program to Meet Jan. 19 e local council of the Florida Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program will meet on Jan. 19 at Haven Hospice of North Central Florida, 4200 NW 90th Boulevard in Gainesville to discuss the programs current activities and give the public a chance to provide comments about long-term care facility issues. ese public meetings begin at 12:30 p.m. Concerned citizens and those interested in volunteering are welcome to attend.WRPC Board of Directors Meeting Jan. 19 e next WRPC Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for ursday, Jan. 19, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. e meeting will be held at the Withlacoochee Regional Planning Council o ce, located at 1241 S.W. 10th Street, OcalaFL.Levy County Transportation Disadvantaged Board Meets Jan. 19 e Levy County Transportation Disadvantaged Coordinating Board will conduct its regular business meeting on ursday, January 19, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. in the Chie” and City Hall, located at 214 East Park Avenue, Chie” and, Florida 32626. e board meeting is open to the public. Please note that future quarterly meetings will be held at 10 a.m. instead of 1:00 p.m., per the coordinating boards discussion. is change will take e ect during the next quarterly meeting in May 2012.Healthy Start Board Meeting Jan. 19Healthy Start of North Central Florida Coalition Board Meeting will be held on urs. Jan. 19, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the WellFlorida Council in Gainesville. e public is invited. For more information call Heather Hollingsworth at 352/313-6500 ext. 119.School Health Advisory Council Meeting Jan. 24 e School Health Advisory Council for Levy County Schools will meet Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 4 p.m. in the Media Center of Bronson Middle High School, 351 Ishie Ave. Bronson, Fla. e purpose of the meeting will be to review the latest updates on various Health and Safe and Drug Free School projects. Priority topics will include an update of the Levy County School District policy on tobacco and the upcoming Florida Youth Survey that will be conducted between Jan. 23 and Feb. 17. e Florida Youth Survey is conducted in the even years and is supported by e Department of Education, Department of Health, and the Department of Children and Families. e Florida Youth Survey includes: e Florida Youth Tobacco Survey, Youth Risk Behavior Survey, the Middle School Health Behavior Survey, and the Florida Youth Substance Abuse Survey. To look at past survey data you may go the following website: www.doh.state.” .us/disease_ctrl/epi/Chronic_Disease/FYTS/ Reports.htm All who are interested are invited to attend. For more information you may contact Angie Phillips, SHAC Chair at 352/486-5261 or Carol Jones, District Wellness Contact at 352/486-5231. USDA Commodity Distribution for Levy CountyJan. 19 Williston Masonic Lodge 1 to 2 p.m. Jan. 24 Bronson Ag Building Hwy 27 1 to 2 p.m. Jan. 24 Otter Creek Town Hall 2:30 to 3 p.m. USDA is available to all eligible recipients. ere will be certi“ cation available to those who have not registered. If you have any questions please call 352/336-0839.LC Tourist Dev. Council Meeting Jan. 26 e Levy County Tourist Development Council will have its bi-monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 26, 2012 at 6 p.m. at the Levy County Visitors Bureau, 620 N. Hathaway Ave., in Bronson. e meeting is open to the public.An Evening with Rudy Guiliani Jan. 26Accent Speakers Bureau will be presenting and Evening with Rudy Guiliani on urs. Jan. 26 at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at 315 Hull Road in Gainesville, Fla. diwth doors opening at 7 p.m and the show starting at 8 p.m. is is a “ rst come, “ rst served seating agenda.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.School Readiness Service Providers Training Jan. 30 e Head Start/Early Head Start grantee operating programs in Marion, Citrus, Gilchrist and Levy counties, Childhood Development Services, Inc., is accepting proposals from child care providers and family childcare homes. If you are interested in providing School Readiness Services during the school year 2012-2013, please plan to attend the mandatory training Jan. 30, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Childhood Development Services, Inc., 1601 NE 25th Avenue, Ocala, FL 34470. e Invitation To Bid (ITB) Packet is not available prior to the training. If you have any questions, contact Cynthia Graham at (352) 629-0055 x293.Simple Steps to Start Your Business Jan. 30 e College of Central Florida Levy Center and SCORE Gainesville, counselors to Americas 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.Restricted Use Pesticide Training Jan. 31 in Bronson e Levy, Gilchrist and Dixie County Extension O ces will hold a Restricted Pesticide Training on Jan. 31 from 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. After the training, testing will begin and this usually takes about 2 hours or until completed. is training event is for people who do not have a license and would like to take the test to be able to purchase restricted use pesticides. e location of the training and testing will be at the Levy County Ag Center located at 625 North Hathaway Ave. (Alt. Hwy 27 across from Road Department Garage) in Bronson. You may call the Levy o ce at 352/486-5131 for more information.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: reburkhardt@earthlink.net 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 Ralphs burgers 6 p.m. Tuesdays … First Baptist Church, Williston, 6:30 p.m.; Chie” and old Curves next to Ralphs 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Wednesdays … Lions 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 Ralphs burgers 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Saturdays … Chie” and at old Curves next to Ralphs 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.AARP Safe Driving Course Florida is a mandated State and any insurance company doing business in Florida must give a discount to those completing an AARP Safe Driving Course. Open to all 50 and older. Contact your agent for discount amounts. Update yourself to earn a discount and get newly enacted motor vehicle and tra c laws. Course fee is $12 for AARP members and $14 all others. Call instructor listed below to register. Please arrive 10 minutes early to complete registration. Levy County Jan. 19, Suwannee Baptist Church, Old Town, 9 a.m., call Linda Cochran at 352/493-1742; Jan. 24, Capital City Bank, North Young Blvd., Chie” and, 9 a.m., call Linda Cochran at 352/493-1742; Jan. 30, First Baptist Church, Williston, 9 a.m., call Linda Cochran at 352/493-1742; Feb. 21, Capital City Bank, North Young, Blvd., Chie” and, 9 a.m., call Linda Cochran at 352/493-1742; Mar. 13, United Methodist Church, Old Town, 9 a.m., call Linda Cochran at 352/493-1742; Apr. 11, Bronson Road Baptist Church, Bronson, 9 a.m., call Linda Cochran at 352/493-1742. Crystal River, Homosassa, Homosassa Springs Feb. 13 and 14, 12:30 p.m. … 3:30 p.m., 7 Rivers Hospital Annex. Call Hedda Smith at 352/527-8144. Beverly Hill, Lecanto, Citrus Hills, Citrus Springs Feb. 28 and 29, 1 p.m. … 4 p.m., Central Ridge Library, 425 W. Roosevelt Blvd, Beverly Hills. Call Ron Plageman at 352/8601578.Dudley Farm Historic State Park Plow Days Feb. 3 & 4Dudley Farm Old-Fashioned Plow Days will showcase agricultural practices before the tractor and mechanization. Highly skilled draft horse and mule teams plow the crop “ elds in preparation for spring planting. ere will be traditional skills demonstrations, food and music. Come look at these big beautiful and powerful creatures and the hard work we once depended upon them for. Friday and Saturday Feb. 3 & 4, 2012. 10am-2pm. e farm is located on SR 26 (Newberry Rd), 4 miles East of Newberry and 7 miles West of I-75 exit 387. Admission $5/vehicle. Phone 352/472-1142; www.friendsofdudleyfarm.org Life Skills WorkshopHealthy Living Saturday, January 21st9 a.m. 12 p.m. Finances Parenting Christianity Marriage 310 Dock Street, Cedar Key 352-543-5738 ALL YOU CAN EAT SEAFOOD ALL DAY EVERY DAY Banquet Facilities Available! ALL YOU CAN EAT SEAFOODFriday & Saturday Night 5 to 10 p.m.ALL YOU CAN EAT SEAFOODFriday Night 5 to 10 p.m. 352-490-4906 352-486-38806 a.m. to 10 p.m.7 DAYS A WEEK6 a.m. to 10 p.m.7 DAYS A WEEK11 a.m. to 10 p.m.7 DAYS A WEEK1/4 mi. N of Walmart on East side of US 19, Chie” and157 N. Hathaway Ave., BronsonCrab Legs € Cat“ sh€ Fried Shrimp € Boiled Shrimp Breaded Fish Fingers € Mullet € Clam Strips € Stuffed Crab BRONSON RESTAURANT

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The Levy County Journal4BJanuary 19, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 LUCAS B. CORBITTNovember 14, 1988 … January 8, 2012 Lucas B. Corbitt of Bronson passed away January 8, 2012 in Bronson at the age of 23. He was born on November 14, 1988 to Robert and Amy Corbitt in Gainesville, Fla. and has lived here all his life. He worked in construction as a painter and loved “ shing, hunting, 4-wheeling and metal fabricating. He was of the Methodist faith and a member of the Bronson United Methodist Church. He was also a member of the Sons of Amvets, Post 88. Lucas leaves behind his father and mother, Robert and Amy; his sister Sarah Burgress (Doug); and his grandmother Alice Cerone. He also leaves many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and a niece that loved and cherished him very much. e family held a memorial at his home on Saturday January 14, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. o ciated by Pastor Priscilla Scherrah and Lloyd Deckman. Arrangements were placed under the care of Knau Funeral Home in Williston, Fla.CHRISTIAN J. BUCHERTJune 28, 1930 … January 12, 2012 Christian J. Buchert of Archer passed away on January 12, 2012 at the age of 81. He was born on June 28, 1930 in Feasterville, Pa. to Frank and Mae Buchert. He served in the United States Air Force. He retired from Southern Bell as an installer. He moved to the Tri-County area in August of 2011 from Ft. Lauderdale. He was of the Lutheran faith. He enjoyed traveling, camping, being in the outdoors. He was an avid football and auto racing fan. Mr. Buchert is survived by his son Christian Buchert Jr. (Antoinette); daughters Judith A. Woodhouse and Cheryl Lynn Tucker; sisters, Florence Wolestonholme and Grace Blankenship; grandchildren: Gus, Sophia, Francine, Matthew and great grandchildren Caleb and Ethan. e family plans on holding a memorial service at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Knau Funeral Home-Chie” and.BETTY JANNEY PARKINSONBetty Janney Parkinson of Williston passed away on January 14, 2012 at the age of 80. She was born in West Palm Beach to Cecil R. and Vallie G. Janney. She moved to Williston in 1970 from Archer. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of the First Baptist Church of Williston where she taught Sunday school. She was also a member of the American Business Womens Association and the Levy Association of Retarded Citizens. She enjoyed reading. Mrs. Parkinson was preceded in death by her husband Ray Parkinson; brothers, Cecil R. Janney and omas R. Janney. She is survived by her children Stephanie P. Lane (Frank) and Donald A. Parkinson (Rose); sibling, Alfred C. Janney (Elinor); step-siblings Laurence Cannon (Amelia) and Ronald Cannon (Evelyn); six grandchildren: Justin, Kyle, Jarrett, Sydney Lane and Shannon and Shelby Parkinson. Family received friends on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Knau Funeral Home-Williston. Funeral services are being held on ursday, January 19, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Williston with Pastor Alfred Janney and Pastor David A. Janney o ciating. Interment is to follow at Orange Hill Cemetery. e family asks that in lieu of ” owers that donations be made to the Hospice of the Nature Coast at P.O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, Florida 34464. Arrangements are under the care of Knau Funeral Home-Williston.THOMAS LEO SANCHEZ, SR.March 20, 1926 January 11, 2012 omas Leo Sanchez, Sr. passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at the Lafayette Health Care Center in Mayo, Fla. at the age of 85. He was born on March 20, 1926 in Trenton to Edgar Sanchez and Essie Martin Sanchez. Mr. Sanchez was raised by his maternal Martin clan along with his brother, Gad H. Sanchez, since his parents divorced when he was a toddler. He was a deacon at the New Hope Family Church in Bell and he was a lifetime member of the Eastern Star. Mr. Sanchez retired as a district sales manager for Conwood Corporation. He loved spending time with family and friends, gardening and “ shing. He was a loving husband, father, brother and uncle. Mr. Sanchez was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Patsy Cannon Sanchez and his brother, Gad H. Sanchez. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Diana and Larry Zimmerman of Bell; a son, omas Leo Sanchez, Jr. of Bell; and 2 grandchildren, Laura 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 Serving God & Loving PeopleŽ Sunday:Sunday School 9:15 am Morning Worship 10:30 am Discipleship Hour 5:00 pm Evening Worship 6:30 pmTuesday:Sr. Adult Bible Study 10:00amWednesday:Church Supper 5:30pm RA/GA Childrens Program 6:30pm Full Throttle Youth 6:30pm Prayer Hour 6:30pmPastor Troy A. Tur 451 S. Court Street Bronson, FL 32621352.486.2282 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 CalendarRising Out of the Miry Clay LIFE SKILLS WORKSHOP at First Baptist Bronson Jan. 21Take your choice of a Life Skill class to attend for FREE at First Baptist Bronson, 451 S. Court Street in Bronson on Saturday Jan. 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. ere will be classes on Healthy Living with tips on how to eat correctly and exercise by Lisa Winburn; Financial Managing by Selina Surles; Parenting with Godly wisdom by Sandra McKoy; Christianity Basics by Chris Orr and Marriage with practical tips to improve your marriage by Troy and Nina Turner. Lunch will be provided and childcare is available by reservation only. RSVP or ask for more info at (352) 486-2282.Marriage Classes at Lighthouse Word Church in JanuaryLighthouse Word Church, 2350 NW Hwy. Alt. 27 in Chie” and, will be o ering Marriage Classes on the following dates; Sunday, Jan. 22 and 29 at 6:00 pm, and Sunday, Feb. 5 at 5:00 pm. At the class on January 29th, we will be featuring the new CourageousŽ movie. A Marriage Ceremony for renewing wedding vows will be held on Sunday, Feb. 12 at the 10:30 a.m. Service and a reception with light refreshments will follow. Please call 493-1554 if you are interested in attending the classes.Recorded Marriagescontinued on page 7BOnce, when I was a young teen, a line of thunderheads came through and belched enough rain on my street to ” oat a Buick. Before the tornado sirens could wind down, my best friend Ray was at my stoop ranting about some six foot wall of rushing water hed seen in the local drainage ditch. Apparently itd thrown his epinephrine levels into a tizzy. I could tell he had one of his crazy plans brewing. Knowing Ray, he wouldnt be dissuaded. It didnt matter that the peak water sports season was long past, it being nigh onto February and all. We snuck out and hit the streets under the cover of the barking thunder. e poor gutters gurgled and gulped what little they could before sending the rest rippling on down the street. We splashed along shivering in the cold, cringing with each new ” ash of lightning. Something was telling me I shouldnt be listening to Ray again, even before I heard the roar of the muddy torrent ahead. One look at that overwhelmed concrete canal justi“ ed all my apprehension. My well honed macho exterior imploded into its gooey center. I aint for playing no frozen Tidy Bowl man!Ž I quipped from between clattering teeth. Whats wrong,Ž Ray retorted, You scared?Ž With that I bristled. He and I both knew those were “ ghting words in our neck of the woods. I was about to open up a can and “ x him a knuckle sandwich when thankfully, for one of us, he changed the subject. Rattling o his idea, he “ nished by nodding towards a big log swirling around in a little eddy near a bridge pylon. Alright Duck lip,Ž I jabbed back, How are we going to get under that bridge with the waves scu ng its underside and all?Ž  e shear speed of the rushing water will pop us right on out the backside dummy,Ž he reasoned, adding under his breath, One way or another.Ž I hoped he was right, because it was on now. I wasnt going to have anybody calling me a chicken. We scaled the chain link fence, and on the count of three, leapt onto the log. ere was a splash and two loud gasp as we each contemplated the biting chill of that frothing water. Ray kicked us free of the swirl and immediately we were whisk underneath the bridge and spit out on the other side, just like hed predicted! We zipped on down that concrete tube at breakneck speed for miles, ducking one overpass after another. ere were brief stints we might have actually enjoyed ourselves, if our legs wouldnt have been so painfully numb. All hopes of that suddenly ended when the concrete unceremoniously ended. We were ” ushed out into a deep mud pit, spun around backwards, and eased o into a creek where wild undergrowth lined the ragged shores. By now the afternoon had grown increasingly dim. I could barely make out the soiled diaper that ” oated up against my neck, or the old tires and other assorted items strewn along the spooky banks. Everything seemed to be eerily veiled in dark shadows. Rays eyes bugged as a rusty old washing machine bobbed by. Soon our feet began to scrape the miry bottom and somehow we crawled out onto the bank, where we lay shivering for long minutes waiting for the feeling to return to our legs. Fueled by a strong desire to one day see our fourteenth birthdays, we hacked through the dense brush and clawed up the muddy levee. A quiet little neighborhood loomed above, oblivious to idiots in their midst. I didnt know where we were, but it had to be better than where wed just been. Ray forced his trademark grin, but I knew deep down he was just as happy as me to be alive. Maybe youve made some bad decisions too; taken some Duck lipped advice and leapt o into a ditch in your life? Maybe youre feeling helpless and cold, ” oating through the valley of the shadow of death, spiraling out of control into an ever increasing darkness? I want to encourage you today. ere is a way home. Jesus longs to pull you out of the miry clay and to set your feet upon solid ground. He o ers you a warm robe of righteousness. Dont be content to just grow numb in those cold “ lthy rags youve clothed yourself in. Listen to me. Reach out to Jesus. (He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings. Psalms 40:2 KJV) But anywayere will always be thunderheads somewhere on the horizon, but if youll trust the Lord and be determined to build your house upon the Rock, youll stand strong. Ray was right about some things. Each of us will be spit out the backside of this bridge called life, one way or another. I hope when your day comes youll “ nd yourself in an eternally nice neighborhood. -Guy She eld You can visit Guy She eld at his website www.butanyway.org, or email him at sfm4christ@gmail.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.Ž We seek Bible authority for the things that we believe and practice. 11450 NW 76th Terr., Chieand December 27, 2011Michael James Gargano, 12/6/51, to Shelley Ann Townsend, 1/16/52, both of Bronson. Gary Vern Taney, 8/30/85, to Christina Elaine Penney, 12/22/84, both of Morriston.December 30, 2011Ryan Daniel Daube, 4/11/73, to Jennifer Lynn Lindley, 12/24/83, both of Bronson.January 3, 2012Howard Gilliam Jr., 5/27/71, of Archer to Orpha Matilda Stumpp, 4/12/70, of Chie” and.January 4, 2012Anthony Leroy omas, 7/17/67, to Erica Jean Crowley, 4/19/82, both of Bronson. Douglas Ray Hall Jr., 11/8/85, of Ocoee to Stacy Diane Cogland, 10/9/84, of omasville, Ga.January 10, 2012Richard William Travers, 2/23/64 to Lisa Louise Lee-Owen, 2/20/60, both of Chie” and.January 11, 2012Pedro Garcia, 10/5/85, of Morrison, to Claudia Aracely Rodriguez, 8/25/88, of Bronson.January 12, 2012Tressey Jones, 1/28/74, to Shereka Latoya Jackson, 5/29/81, both of Williston.January 13, 2012Ronald Wichowski, 11/29/54, of Glouchester City, NJ to Kimberly June Collins, 6/1/59, of Sicklerville, NJ

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The Levy County Journal 5BJanuary 19, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 LEGAL NOTICESIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2011-216-CP IN RE: ESTATE OF EDWIN LEON DOUGLAS Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of EDWIN LEON DOUGLAS, deceased, whose date of death was October 14, 2011 is pending in the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida, Probate Division, Case No. 2011-216-CP, the address of which is Clerk of Circuit Court, Probate, 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, Florida 32621. The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the dece dent and other persons who have claims or demands against decedent’s estate, including unmatured, con tingent or unliquidated claims, and who have been served with a copy of this notice, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF THE SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the Decedent and other persons having claims or demands against Decedent’s Estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with the Court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWTTHSTAND7NG THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is January 12, 2012. /s/ MYRON EDWIN DOUGLAS Personal Representative /s/ WILLIAM H. McDONALD, III, ESQUIRE Attorney for Personal Representative 426 N.W. 2nd Avenue Ocala, Florida 34475 (352) 622-2636 Florida Bar No.: 367670 Pub.: Jan. 12, 19, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 38-2011-CA00917 FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF PASCO, Plaintiff, vs. GARY D. PANKOW, DELLA PANKOW a/k/a DELLA STUMP the spouse of GARY D. PANKOW and WILLISTON GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida not for profit corporation, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is given that in accordance with the Amended Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on January 3, 2012, in Case No.: 38-2011-CA-00917, of the Circuit Court for Levy County, Florida, in which GARY D. PANKOW, DELLA PANKOW a/k/a DELLA STUMP the spouse of GARY D. PANKOW and WILLISTON GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida not for profit corporation, were the Defendants and FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF PASCO, the Plaintiff, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash in MAIN LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 305 S. Court St., Bronson, Florida at 11:00 a.m. on the 30th day of January, 2012, the following real property: Lots 12 and 13, Block 25, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 67, 67A through 67M, Public Records of Levy County, Florida. Together with 1986 Palm Mobile Home ID#PH09168A and PH09168B. WITNESS the hand and seal of this Court on this 3rd day of January, 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ As Deputy Clerk Pub.: Jan. 12, 19, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 38-2011-CA001258 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS AND OR BENEFICIARIES OF THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM L. WELCH, et al, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: ELISA M. WELCH LAST ADDRESS UNKNOWN CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN. UNKNOWN HEIRS AND OR BENEFICIARIES OF THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM L. WELCH LAST ADDRESS UNKNOWN CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 2, BLOCK Q, FOX GROVE FARMS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE(S) 70, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH 1998 MOBILE HOME VIN# N17137A, N17137B, N17137C has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Marshall C. W atson, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 1800 NW 49TH STREET, SUITE 120, FT. LAUDERDALE, FL 33309 on or before February 17, 2012, a date which is within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice in the LEVY COUNTY JOURNAL and file the origi nal with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter; oth erwise a default will be en tered 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 assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352) 3376237, 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 interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at interpreter@circuit8.org. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 4th day of January, 2012. Danny J. Shipp Clerk of the Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ As Deputy Clerk Pub.: Jan. 12, 19, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number 38-2011-CP000242 IN RE: ESTATE OF P. ERIC WATSON, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of P. ERIC WATSON, Deceased, whose date of death was November 21, 2011; File Number 38-2011CP-000242, 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 addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the Decedent and other persons having claims or demands against Decedent’s 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 per sons having claims or de mands against decedent’s 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 DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is: January 12, 2012 /s/ Gregory v. Beauchamp Personal Representative P. O. Box 1129 Chiefland, FL 32644 /s/ GREGORY V. BEAUCHAMP, PA Attorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar No. 178770 P. O. box 1129 Chiefland, FL 32644 (352) 493-1458 Pub.: Jan. 12, 19, 2011. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 082904 of the sale of 2004 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): ANNA FERTIE FOUNDATION LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: PARCEL 29, A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE SOUTH 1/2 OF SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 15 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 1215-17; THENCE RUN S 00 DEGREES 44’53” W, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SECTION 12, A DISTANCE OF 1626.50 FEET; THENCE S 89 DEGREES 25’ 17” E, PARALLEL WITH SAID NORTH LINE OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF SECTION 12, A DISTANCE OF 535.63 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; CONTINUE S 89 DEGREES 25’17” E, PARALLEL WITH SAID NORTH LINE OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF SECTION 12, A DISTANCE OF 535.63 FEET; THENCE S 00 DEGREES 44’ 53” W, PARALLEL WITH THE WEST LINE OF SECTION 12, A DISTANCE OF 813.25 FEET THENCE N 89 DEGREES 25’17” W, 535.63 FEET, THENCE N 00 DEGREES 44’53” E, 813.25 FEET TO CLOSE ON THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SUBJECT TO THAT CERTAIN DECLARATION OF EASEMENT RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORD BOOK 188, PAGE 117 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: DRIGGERS CONCRET INC, DRIGGERS CONCRETE INC., A FLORIDA CORPORATION 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 20th day of February, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 6th DAY OF JANUARY 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jan 19, 2012, Jan 26, 2012, Feb 02, 2012, Feb 09, 2012 ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 138104 of the sale of 2004 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: LOT 49, BLOCK 2, MIDWAY HEIGHTS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 3 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: KAREN A ALLEN, DONALD ALLEN JACKSON 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 20th day of February, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 6th DAY OF JANUARY 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jan 19, 2012, Jan 26, 2012, Feb 02, 2012, Feb 09, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 315404 of the sale of 2004 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 R PICKFORD TR LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 11, OF BLOCK 31, UNIVERSITY OAKS ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES 15, 15A-15M OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: DONALD OLSON, JUANITA WILSON, DONALD OLSON TRUSTEE, JUANITA WILSON TRUSTEE, GEORGE OLSON TRUST 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 20th day of February, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 6th DAY OF JANUARY 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jan 19, 2012, Jan 26, 2012, Feb 02, 2012, Feb 09, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 377504 of the sale of 2004 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): JAMES L SLEDGE LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 64 OF FOREST PARK III PHASE II, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGES 17 THROUGH 19 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 1997 WESTCOTT MOBILE HOME BEARING ID#GAFLT75A28910WT21. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: ALFRED C RUSSELL SR, STUBBLEFIELD CORPORATION 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 20th day of February, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 6th DAY OF JANUARY 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jan 19, 2012, Jan 26, 2012, Feb 02, 2012, Feb 09, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 657605 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 9, BLOCK 31, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS, UNIT 12, SECTION 19, TOWNSHIP 13 SOUTH, RANGE 18 EAST, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, AT PAGE 13, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 1997 KING MOBILE HOME BEARING ID# N88266A & N55266B. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: ALVIN GRAHAM, CYNTHIA M GRAHAM 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 20th day of February, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 6th DAY OF JANUARY 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jan 19, 2012, Jan 26, 2012, Feb 02, 2012, Feb 09, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 193606 of the sale of 2006 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: THE WESTERLY 20 FEET OF THE NORTHERLY 20 FEET OF LOT 9, BLOCK 35, OAK RIDGE ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 63-1 THROUGH 63-7, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: ANNIE L HUGULEY, ANNIE HUGULEY, JAMES W HUGULEY 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 20th day of February, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 6th DAY OF JANUARY 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jan 19, 2012, Jan 26, 2012, Feb 02, 2012, Feb 09, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 184607 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: LOT 15, BLOCK D, HAMMOCK HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 23, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: WILLIE W DICKINSON, INEZ W DICKINSON 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 20th day of February, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 6th DAY OF JANUARY 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jan 19, 2012, Jan 26, 2012, Feb 02, 2012, Feb 09, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 377708 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 4, BLOCK 47, UNIVERSITY OAKS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 15, 15H-15M, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: MARCELINE CADET 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 20th day of February, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 6th DAY OF JANUARY 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT

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The Levy County Journal6BJanuary 19, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jan 19, 2012, Jan 26, 2012, Feb 02, 2012, Feb 09, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 387808 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 10, BLOCK 51, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS, UNIT 12, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 13 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: HERBERT H. THOMAS, LORNA S THOMAS 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 20th day of February, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 6th DAY OF JANUARY 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jan 19, 2012, Jan 26, 2012, Feb 02, 2012, Feb 09, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 068709 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: S 1/2 OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 AND N 1/2 OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, APPROXIMATELY 2-1/2 ACRES, LEVY COUNTY FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: ARMANDO ALONSO, MILDRED A ALONSO 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 20th day of February, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 6th DAY OF JANUARY 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jan 19, 2012, Jan 26, 2012, Feb 02, 2012, Feb 09, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 253209 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): ALMAX INVESTMENTS LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 38, BLOCK D, SUWANNEE RIVER SPRING SUBDIVISION #2 OF MANATEE SPRINGS AREA, AS PER PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 62, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: PETER RANDALL PECK 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 20th day of February, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 6th DAY OF JANUARY 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jan 19, 2012, Jan 26, 2012, Feb 02, 2012, Feb 09, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 283809 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): ROBERT OBERT LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOTS 9 AND 16, BLOCK 3, PEACEFUL ACRES SUBDIVISION, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 57, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: MICHAEL CROUCH, MICHAEL C CROUCH, CROUCH PLASTERING SYSTEMS INC 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 20th day of February, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 6th DAY OF JANUARY 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jan 19, 2012, Jan 26, 2012, Feb 02, 2012, Feb 09, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 446109 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): NATIONAL TAX ASSET GROUP LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 3, WHISPERING OAKS SUBDIVISION, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 70, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: GENE MERCER, GENE H MERCER, FRANCES MERCER 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 20th day of February, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 LEGAL NOTICESDATED this 6th DAY OF JANUARY 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jan 12, 2012, Jan 19, 2012, Jan 26, 2012, Feb 02, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO: 38-2011-CA000489 DIVISION: STEVEN BLAKEWOOD AND SALLY R. BLAKEWOOD, Plaintiff, vs. SCOTT RICKETTS, et. al. Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: SCOTT RICKETTS, and, and unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, lienors, creditors, trustees or other claimants and all parties claiming interest by, through, under or against Scott Ricketts, whose last address is 2170 SW 140th Court, Ocala, FL 34481. All parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property herein described. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to Foreclose on the following property in Levy County, Florida Lot 4 of GREEN HILL SUBDIVISION as per the plat thereof recorded in Plat book 8 page 13 of the public records of Levy County, Florida. Tax Parcel #19433-000-00 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on WILLIAM K. GORDON Plaintiff’s attorney, at P.O. Box 1017, Melrose. FL 31666, on or before thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice of Action, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. WITNESS my hand and seal of the Court on December 30, 2011. CLERK OF THE COURT By: Gwen McElroy /s/ As Deputy Clerk Pub.: Jan. 19, 26, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 38-2011-CA000865 DIVISION: DAVID E. STIBBINS, INC., Plaintiff, VS. WLR, INC.; STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL REGULA TION, DIVISION OF AL COHOLIC BEVERAGES AND TOBACCO; and STATE OF FLORIDA DE PARTMENT OF REVENUE, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment entered in this cause on January 9, 2012, in Case No. 38-2011-CA-000865, in the Circuit Court, in and for LEVY County, Florida, wherein DAVID E. STIBBINS, INC., is the Plaintiffs, and WLR, INC.; STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION, DIVISION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND TOBACCO; and STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, are the Defendants, I will sell, pursuant to the terms of said Summary Final Judg ment, to the highest and best bidder for cash on Monday the 6th day of February, 2012, at 11:00 a.m., to the highest bidder for cash, except as hereinafter set forth, in the BOCC meeting room in the Levy County Courthouse at 355 S. Court St., Bronson, Florida the following described property located in LEVY County, Florida, to-wit: LEVY County, Florida, Alcoholic Beverage License No. 48-00009 WITNESS My Hand and Official Seal of this Court, this 10th day of January, 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk cc: Robert E. Kramer, Esquire, 555 West Granada Boulevard, Suite A-9, Ormond Beach, FL 32174; WLR, Inc., Theodore M. Burt, Registered Agent, 114 NE First Street, PO Box 308, Trenton, FL 32693. Thomas J. Morton, Esquire, DBPR-DABT, 1940 North Monroe Street, Suite 40, Tallahassee, FL 323991040. John Mika, Esquire, Office of the Attorney General, Revenue Litigation Section, PL-01 The Capitol, Tallahassee, FL 323991050. NOTICE IN COMPLIANCE WITH FLORIDA STATUTE 45.031 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROP ERTY OWNER, AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS, MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: 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 assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352) 3376237, 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 interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at interpreter@circuit8.org THIS IS NOT A COURT INFORMATION LINE. Pub.: Jan. 19, 26, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 38-2011-CP-228 Division: PROBATE IN RE ESTATE OF LOUVINEA WATERDALLAS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of LOUVINEA WATER-DALLAS, deceased, whose date of death was September 5, 2011, File Number 382011-CP-228, is pending in the Circuit Court for LEVY County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 355 S. Court Street, Bronson FL 32621. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. AII creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s 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 decedent’s estate must rile 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 SECTION 733.702 OF FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of First publication of this notice is: January 19, 2012. Signed on Jan. 11, 2012 /s/ HAROLD DALLAS Personal Representative 20031 NE 24th Place Williston, FL 32696 /s/ Sean F. Bogle, Attorney for Personal Representative Email: sean@boglelawfirm. com Florida Bar No. 0106313 Bogle Law Firm 101 South New York Ave., Suite 205 Winter Park, FL 32789 Telephone: 407-834-3311. Pub.: Jan. 19, 26, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 38-2011-CP-244 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF EMORY F. SULLIVAN Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Emory F. Sullivan, deceased, whose date of death was September 6, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Levy County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida 32621. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s 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 decedent’s 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 PE RIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is January 19, 2012. Betty Carol Sullivan P. O. Box 32 Inglis, Florida 34449 Gregory G. Gay, Esquire Florida Bar Number: 162024 The Nature Coast Law Offices of Gregory G. Gay, P. A. 5318 Balsam St. New Port Richey, FL 34652 Telephone: (727) 849-1122 Fax: (727) 848-4466 E-Mail: gregg@willtrust.com Pub.: Jan. 19, 26, 2012. ---------Town of Bronson NOTICE OF QUASIJUDICIAL HEARING PETITION FOR A LAND USE CHANGE AND REZONING AND CONCEPTUAL USE Petition No. 2012-01 BOCC Applicant(s): BOCC LEVY COUNTY Location: Fronting on N. Court Street near Ishie Ave. Legal: Lots 8 and 10-15, Allen Wade S/D, Plat book 8, pages 38 & 39. Notice is hereby given that a Quasi-Judicial hearing will be conducted by the Town Board of Bronson on Monday, February 6th, 2012, at 7:00 PM, in the Council Chambers in the Dogan S. Cobb Municipal Building at 660 East Hatha way Avenue, Bronson, Florida to hear and act upon a request for a Zoning and Land Use change. Petitioners are requesting change of the zoning and land use designation from R-1 to Public. All interested persons are urged to attend this hearing. Comments may be forwarded to the Town of Bronson, P.O. Box 266, Bronson, Florida 32621, or bring them to the office of the Town Clerk at the Town Hall in Bronson, Florida. If any person decides to appeal the decision of the Town Board with respect to any matter considered at said Public Hearing, he will need to ensure that a ver batim record of the proceedings is made, which includes the testimony and evidence upon which the Appeal is to be based. If any accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, contact the Clerk’s Office in Town Hall at 352-486-2354. Bronson Town Board Bronson, Levy County, Florida Pub.: Jan. 19, 26, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) announces the following public meeting to which all interested persons are invited: Bartow Service Office Governing Board Subcommittee Meeting : Discuss subcommittee business including facility rehabilitation, construction and leasing options. Governing Board members may at tend. DATE/TIME: Thursday, January 26, 2012; 8 a.m. PLACE : SWFWMD Bartow Service Office, 170 Century Boulevard, Bartow FL 33830 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: time. parkerson@watermat ters. org 1(800)492-7862 (FL only) or (863)534-1448, x6006 (Ad Order EXE0185) 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 testimony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued. Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the District’s Human Resources Director, 2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, Florida 34604-6899; telephone (352) 796-7211, ext. 4702 or 1-800-4231476 (FL only), ext. 4702; TDD (FL only) 1-800-2316103; or email to ADACoordinator@swfwmd.state.fl.us Pub.: Jan. 19, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) announces the following public meeting to which all interested persons are invited: Governing Board Meeting, Committee Meetings, Subcommittee Meetings and Public Hearing : Consider SWFWMD business. Some Board members may participate in the meeting via communications media technology. DATE/TIME : Tuesday, January 31, 2012; 9 a.m. PLACE: SWFWMD Tampa Service Office, 7601 US Highway 301 North, Tampa FL 33637 (note: this is a change of location from the published calendar) A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting:

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The Levy County Journal 7BJanuary 19, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Obituaries continued from page 4BCommunity Calendar continued from page 4B LEGAL NOTICESWaterMatters.org – Boards, Meetings & Event Calendar;1(800)423-1476 (FL only) or (352)796-7211 For more information, you may contact: Luanne. Stout@watermat ters.org 1(800)423-1476 (FL only) or (352)796-7211, x4605 (Ad Order EXE0184) 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 testimony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued. Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the District’s Human Resources Director, 2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, Florida 34604-6899; telephone (352) 796-7211, ext. 4702 or 1-800-4231476 (FL only), ext. 4702; TDD (FL only) 1-800-2316103; or email to ADACoordinator@swfwmd.state.fl.us Pub.: Jan. 19, 2012. ----------NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE The Southwest Florida Water Management District is proposing to amend the following rule: 40D-1.1010, F.A.C. This rulemaking deletes the requirement set forth in Section 40D-1.1010(6), F.A.C., for certain permit applicants to publish notice of agency decision on their application. The District will continue to advise permittees of the benefits of publishing notices of agency action, but such publication will no longer be required by the District. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking appeared in the Florida Administrative Weekly, Vol. 38, No.02, 40D-1.1010, F.A.C., on January 13, 2012. A copy of the proposed rule can be viewed on the District’s website at http://www. swfwmd.state.fl.us/rules/ proposed/ Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to provide comments on this rulemaking is asked to contact: The Southwest Florida Water Management District Human Resources Director, 2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, Florida 34604-6899; telephone (352) 796-7211, ext. 4702 or 1-800-4231476 (FL only), ext. 4702; TDD (FL only) 1-800-2316103; or email to ADACoordinator@swfwmd.state. fl.us. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice). THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULES AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT OF EACH, IS: Barbara Martinez, 2379 Broad St., Brooksville, FL 346046899, (352) 796-7211 (4660) (Reference OGC No. 2011065) Pub.: Jan. 19, 2012. -------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 Across1. Malleable 8. Linked sequentially 15. Inability to use spoken or written language 16. Beat, in a way 17. Hollywood hopeful 18. Have an inspiration? 19. Played (around) 20. ___ cry 21. Call for 22. Functioned as 23. Air freshener option 25. Arid 26. American ___Ž 28. Wild pig 30. Nancy, in Nancy comic strip 31. Characteristic carrier 32. TV, radio, etc. 36. Government group in charge of foreign a airs (2 wds) 40. Join securely 41. Ancestry 42. Amateur video subject, maybe (acronym) 43. Island state in the West Indies 46. Cut it out!Ž 47. Bleat 50. Bring out 51. Clod chopper 52. Early pulpit 54. Anger 55. Shallow trench made by a plow 58. Residential areas outlying a city 60. North Carolinas capital 61. By and large (3 wds) 62. Kind of mark 63. Tenants with a lease 64. Letter carriers Crossword Puzzle1. 100-meter, e.g. 2. Whatve you been ___?Ž (2 wds) 3. Cleaning lady 4. Of the ankle 5. British ___ 6. Emulated Pinocchio 7. Dig in!Ž 8. ___ blue color 9. Cry of triumph 10. Absorbed, as a cost 11. TerribleŽ czar 12. Eminent 13. Aromatic solvent 14. Industrious 20. Hot spot 23. Channel 24. French pilosopher, founder of positivism 26. Acad. 27. Spoil, with onŽ 28. Lents start, e.g.: Abbr. 29. Beauty 31. Romance, e.g. 33. Stable isotope of hydrogen 34. Data 35. Above 37. Deck (out) 38. Assistant 39. Biochemistry abbr. 44. Like some mushrooms 45. Hospital caregivers 46. Most painful 47. Of primary importance 48. Charm 49. Old Jewish scholars 51. Luau dances 53. One of ___Ž (Willa Cather novel) 55. Betting game 56. Shrek, e.g. 57. Say ___Ž 59. Morgue, for one 60. Certain theater, for short Down e answers for this weeks crossword puzzle will appear in next weeks issue. Zimmerman and Chandler Zimmerman. Funeral Services were held on Monday, January 16, 2012 at 11 a.m. at New Hope Family Church in Bell with Reverend Lynn Wagner o ciating. Interment followed at Townsend Cemetery. Visitation was held on Sunday, January 15, 2012 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Watson Funeral Home. In lieu of ” owers donations may be made to Alachua County Animal Services, (352) 264-6870. Arrangements were placed under the care of Watson Funeral Home, Trenton, Fla. (352) 4638888.BILLY JOHN PADGETTNovember 3, 1950 … January 14, 2012 Mr. Billy John Padgett of Old Town passed away Saturday, January 14, 2012 at North Florida Regional Medical Center at the age of 61. Billy was born on November 3, 1950 to Cecil and Eileen Padgett. He was a lifetime resident of Dixie County graduating from Dixie County High School in 1971. For the past 11 years he worked for Mayo Fertilizer as their shop foreman. For the 35 years prior he was shop foreman for Anderson Columbia. He was a member of the Suwannee River Baptist Church and enjoyed “ shing, hunting, go-cart racing and spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Betty Sue Padgett of Old Town; daughters, Jennifer (Chris) Mundhenk of Tallahassee and Joannie (Joe) Morse of Old Town; father, Cecil Padgett of Old Town; sisters, Linda (Jim) Raposa of Chesapeake, Va. and Kathleen (Tony) Kirk of West Palm Beach; and four grandchildren. Funeral services are being held ursday, January 19, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jarrett omas o ciating. Interment will follow at Old Town Cemetery. A visitation was held Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home from 5 to 7 p.m. Arrangements have been placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352-498-5400.JAMES PHILLIP BOWDENMay 9, 1956 … January 14, 2012 James Phillip Bowden of Morriston passed away Saturday, January 14, 2012 in Gainesville at the age of 55. He was born on May 9, 1956 in Hampton,Va. to Joseph and Ruby Bowden. He has lived in this area for 6 years coming from Oklahoma City where he was a retail manager. He enjoyed working around the house on various projects as well as doing extensive research on the computer. He was of the Methodist faith. Mr. Bowden leaves behind Roger Ridgway, Mary Fosser, Rob Fosser, Alex Fosser, several nieces, nephews and many friends. Funeral Services were held at Knau Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 11 a.m. o ciated by Pastor Keith Stewart. ere was a visitation the evening before from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.. Arrangements were placed under the care of Knau Funeral Home in Williston, Fl.KEN SANDERSKen Sanders of Cedar Key passed away January 11, 2012 at Haven Hospice of the Tri Counties in Chie” and at the age of 66. He was born in Pensacola to Bracy and Mary Sanders. Ken was a 1972 engineering graduate of the University of Florida. He proudly served his country in the US Army during Viet Nam, receiving a Bronze Star. He was a member of the Lions Club and the VFW in Alabama. He was as an Engineer/Manager for International Paper, Proctor and Gamble, Union Camp and Scott Paper. After retirement he went into real estate in Cedar Key and in Clermont. Family hunting trips and traveling were his hobbies but Ken is best known for his dedication to his family. Ken is survived by his wife of 44 years, Faye Sanders of Cedar Key; sons, Guy (Stacey) Sanders of Clermont and Ty Sanders of Laredo, Tex.; siste,r Mary Ann Parker of Christmas, Fla.; brothers: Robert Sanders of Land O Lakes, Merrill Sanders and Gene Sanders both of the Philippines; and four grandchildren. Graveside services were held at Cedar Key Cemetery on Saturday January 14, 2012 at 1 p.m. with Rev. Clark Reichert o ciating. Arrangements were placed under the care of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, Chie” and, Fla., 352/493-0050. On line condolences may be sent through our website at www.hiers-baxley.comCARL WILLIAMSCarl Williams of Otter Creek passed away at his home on January 11, 2012 at the age of 56.. He was a member of Otter Creek Baptist Church. Carl enjoyed woodcarving and was an avid Gator fan. Carl was preceded in death by his niece, Julie Yearty. He is survived by his son, Chad Williams of Otter Creek; his loving companion Kathy Polk of Otter Creek; sister and brother-in-law, Charlotte and Danny Yearty; nephew Will (Liz) Yearty, and great-nephews Gibbs Yearty and Grayson Yearty, all of Gulf Hammock and great niece, Serenity Yearty of Cedar Key. Graveside services were held at Ellzey Cemetery on Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Billy Keith o ciating. Visitation was Friday, January 13, 2012 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements were placed under the care of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, Chie” and, Fla., 352493-0050. On line condolences may be sent through our website at www.hiers-baxley.comTRULA MAE COKERTrula Mae Coker of Chie” and passed away January 16, 2012 at home surrounded by her family at the age of 68. She was born in Wise, Va. and has been in this area since 1996. She was a homemaker and attended Mt. Zion Church of Jesus Christ. Mrs. Coker was preceded in death by one sister and three brothers. She is survived by her husband, Franklin Coker of Chie” and; daughters: Corina Jane Dillinger, Teresa Hall and Stella Jean Smith and husband Wayne; sons: William Hall and wife Karen, Kyle Hall and wife Dawn and Parker Mullins and wife Nancy; brothers: Henry Akers, Roy Akers, James Akers and Sterling Akers; 18 grandchildren and 13 greatgrandchildren. Funeral services are ursday, January 19, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services with Pastor Huggins o ciating. Visitation was Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. 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. com 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. CITRUS COUNTY/INVERNESSAmerican Legion Post #237 Hosts Poker Run Jan. 28American Legion Post 237, located at 4077 N. Lecanto Hwy., Beverly Hills, will host a Poker Run to be held on Saturday, Jan. 28 starting at 9:30 a.m. with registration at American Legion Post 237. Last bike out will be 10:30 a.m. and last bike in will be 4:30 p.m. e cost for the event is $10 per rider which includes a poker hand and a meal at the end of the run. Best Hand wins the Poker Run. No food will be served before 4:00 p.m. All vehicles are welcome. Proceeds will bene“ t Hospice of Citrus County and American Cancer Society Ovarian Cancer Research. ere are six stops which include AmVets Post 441 Inglis, American Legion Post 155, I.R.R.U., Fraternal Order of Eagles # 4272 Homosassa, Scoreboard Sports Bar and the last stop which is American Legion Post 237. ere will be music and door prizes and a 50/50 Drawing. For additional information, please call 352/746-5018 or contact Ride Chair John Roby at 352/341-5856.CHIEFLANDChie and Chamber of Commerce Meeting LOCATION CHANGE for Jan. 27 e Greater Chie” and Area Chamber of Commerces Board of Directors and Members Chamber Meeting will be held on Friday Jan. 27, 2012 at a new temporary location at: HAVEN HOSPICE, 311 NE 9th Street, Chie” and, FL 32693. Lunch will be catered in by BubbaQues Restaurant at $ 5.00 Per Person (to be collected at the door). For a proper head count we will need all members wishing to attend to please RSVP in advance no later than Wednesday January 25th. Email RSVP to: chie” andchamber@bellsouth.net or call the Chamber o ce at 352/493-1849 Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. We thank you in advance and apologize for any inconvenience12th Annual 2012 STARS Gala Jan. 28 e Levy County Schools Foundation is sponsoring the 12th Annual STARS Gala … Set Sail for Education from Port Levy … on Jan. 28, 2012 at 6 p.m. at Chie” and Elementary School, 1205 NW 4th Ave. in Chie” and. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. e evening will include: a Gourmet Dinner prepared by some of Levy Countys best restaurants with Appetizers, Salad and Bread, Prime Rib, Grilled Shrimp, Green Beans and Potatoes, Tea and Co ee, and Dessert. ere will be fabulous entertainment by the students of Levy County Schools, recognition of the Gala Patrons and special guests, a Silent Auction, and Door Prizes for everyones enjoyment. To become a Gala Patron or reserve Gala tickets contact Angela Johnson at the Foundation o ce at (352)486-3408 no later than Jan. 18.Chie and FFA 3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off Feb. 3 e Chie” and FFA Alumni are having their 3rd Annual Homemade Chili Cook-O on Friday, Feb. 3rd, 2012, at the Chie” and High School Ag. Building. e cost is $15.00 per entry which also includes the hot dog/chili meal. Check-in time for entrants is 4:45 p.m., with a minimum of one gallon of chili. Prizes will be awarded. Hot dog/chili meals will be sold to the general public for $5 beginning at 5:30 p.m. e Chie” and FFA Chapter Cake Auction begins at 6 p.m. Come join the fun. For more information please call 352-493-6035 or email to chie” and aalumni@yahoo.com. ank you for your support of the Chie” and FFA Program. Chie and Chamber Mixer Feb. 7 e Greater Chie” and Area Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Chamber Mixer on Feb. 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Chie” and Billiards & Sports Bar, (In the old Chie” and Bowling Alley behind TireMart on Hwy 19) 1545 NW 26th Ave, Chie” and. ere will be “ nger foods and a ra e of Door Prizes. e Chamber o ce will also hold a 50/50 drawing at $1 per ticket or 6 for $5. For more information call the Chamber o ce at 352/493-1849 Mon. thru Fri. between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. JournalYour Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923Levy Countycall 352-490-4462 or email advertising@ levyjournal.com

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The Levy County Journal8BJanuary 19, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 WILLISTON HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL “Alumni Day 2012”Presented by: Knau Funeral Home Saturday, February 4, 2012, 2:00 p.m. e WHS Baseball Program has experienced great success over the years; but, it is entering a transitional phase with the retiring of former Coach Jim Smith and the hiring of new Coach Scott Hall. As with any transitional organization, changes are imminent and sometimes costly. Coach Hall, the boys, and booster members have already put in a tremendous amount of work at the baseball facility, but there is still more to do. Our wish listŽ includes more improvements at the “ eld, batting cage repairs, and possibly building an out“ eld fence. In order to help defray the costs of the improvements noted above, the Williston High School Baseball Boosters are proud to announce that we will be hosting the “ rst WHS Baseball Alumni Day on February 4, 2012. e Alumni Day is being presented by Knau Funeral Homes and will include a baseball game featuring recent graduates. ere will also be a softball-style homerun derby and an oldtimersŽ softball game. e softball game, in particular, will showcase some of the areas most involved residents displaying their old-time skills! e Boosters are soliciting sponsorships for the games, the derby, and for innings within the game. You have received this letter because you are a valued member of the Williston community and its surrounding areas. If you would like to support our Williston High School Red Devil Baseball Team, while receiving valued publicity, please contact the Boosters for more information on available sponsorships. Our Williston-area students and young people are the future of our community and we treasure your willingness to help in their growth. e attached page details the available sponsorships. For more information, please contact myself, or any of the booster members listed below. Sincerely, Frank Jones, President WHS Baseball Boosters 386-330-4414 Boosters: Molly White 558-4286, Lori Jones 528-1721, Linda Etheridge 538-7727 Send check payable to: Williston BaseballŽ PO Box 462 Williston, FL 32696 PLAYERS NEEDED for Alumni Games Cost is $15 per player, which includes admission for the day and a game t-shirt. Contact Justin Head @ 528-1710 or Jason Cason 528-1720 for team placement. You may pay the day ofŽ event, or to preregister: Send check payable to: Williston Baseball at the address above.Sponsorship Information e fun will start at 2 p.m. with a baseball game played by recent WHS graduates. Later, enjoy a Home Run Derby, followed by the main event: a softball game featuring the old timersŽ. BBQ dinners and concessions will be o ered, and throughout the day, past players and coaches will be spotlighted as we pay tribute to the teams of the past, and introduce the 2012 Varsity and JV teams, and coaches. e levels of sponsorship: Alumni Baseball Game Sponsor $700 Promoted during game, Name on players t-shirts Perimeter banner (displayed during Alumni Day & throughout the regular season) Inning Sponsor AND Season Banner Sponsor $300 Promoted during inning, Perimeter banner (displayed during Alumni Day & throughout the regular season) Inning Sponsor $100 Promoted during inning Name displayed on banner at Alumni Day with other inning sponsors **If you have been a banner sponsor in the past and wish to renew your existing banner for the regular baseball season only, the renewal price is $200. Please contact Frank @ 386-330-4415 Lori @258-5998 or Linda @ 538-7737 (lether194@aol.com) for more information. Send check payable to: Williston Baseball Boosters PO Box 462 Williston, FL 32696 e Bronson Lady Eagles (7-7) defeated the Trenton Tigers 55-31 in an impressive performance on Tuesday night, Jan. 10. After opening a 14-1 lead the bench was given lots of time as eight of the eleven Eagle players scored.Shay Sherman led all scorers with 24 points including four three-point shots and Brittany Riley adding 12 points for the Eagles. Heather Butler led Trenton with 14 points. Shay Sherman also led the Eagles with six assists and Brittany Riley topped the team with 11 rebounds.Coach Hamilton was excited about the win. Wow. What a di erence it makes to come out hitting our shots. We can be a dangerous team to play when we shoot in the games like we do in practice. It was great to get those other kids in and let them have playing time on the varsity. is was a good night for our basketball team.Ž 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total Bronson 14 14 10 15 55 Trenton 8 8 8 7 31 Bronson Lady Eagles:Sherman 24, Riley 12, Hamilton 5, C. Cates 4, Mitchell 2, Heath 2, K. Cates 2, Ronaldo 4. ree pointers: Sherman 4, Hamilton 1. Rebounds: Riley 11 Assists: Sherman 6 Trenton Tigers: Buckler 14, Stokes 7, D. Williams 6, Norris 2, Beam 2. SubmittedLady Eagles Triumph over TigersBulldogs Escape with a Win e Bell Bulldogs (11-4) defeated the Lady Eagles on Saturday night, Jan. 14, 41-36. e Bulldogs have eight seniors and one junior that have lost only seven times the past two years and they needed all that experience to come away with a win. Led by Olivia Baileys 16 points and Sam Bruces 10, the Bulldogs were able to produce just enough points to defeat the Eagles. With the Eagles leading 35-31, the Bulldogs were able to outscore the Lady Eagles 10-1 down the stretch to preserve the victory. e Eagles were 1 for 6 from the foul line and 0-7 from the “ eld in that stretch. Shay Sherman led the Lady Eagles with 18 points and Brittany Riley and Brianna Mitchell grabbed 11 and 10 rebounds respectively. Coach Hamilton was disappointed with the loss. We certainly had our chances. We couldnt throw it in the ocean in the “ rst half then went stone cold at the end of the game. We must “ nish better in order to beat a team like Bell. It is frustrating to play well but shoot poorly and lose. I think we are getting closer to putting it all together.Ž e Lady Eagles were 10-25 from the foul line. e Lady Eagles fell to 7-8 for the season. Bronson Lady Eagles: Sherman 18, Hamilton 5, Cates 5, Mitchell 4, Heath 2, Riley 2. ree pointers: Hamilton and Sherman 1. Rebounds Riley 11, Mitchell 10. Bell: Bailey 16, Bruce 10, Taylor 7, Matthews, Sanders 2, omas 2. ree pointers; Taylor 1. 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total Bronson 8 6 13 9 36 Bell 10 13 6 12 41 Submitted Protect your ComputerMany of the computers that come into our o ce are infected with a malware form of a rogue program. ese rogue programs present themselves as legitimate software programs, usually either an antivirus or security program such as Windows 7 Antivirus 2012. e rogue program changes its name randomly depending on your version of Windows. e program noti“ es the user of infections or security issues while continuing to appear like it is scanning the computer. In the background while the scan is going on, the rogue begins disrupting normal program use and makes changes to your computer to make it di cult for you to remove it. It will o er to “ x the problem, but requires a purchase by credit card. is is a scam to get your money and can be di cult to recover. Frequently these programs infect your computer from web pages that have been hacked. e program infects your system without you even knowing it. ere are some precautions that you can take to help protect against this. € Use a good antivirus. Keep the program you choose up to date and scan your system regularly. € No antivirus is 100%, in addition to your antivirus program use one of the free programs such as Ad-Aware, Spybot, or Malwarebytes. Research any free program that you are thinking of using, some of the ones that advertise on the web are much like the rogue programs. € Do your Windows Updates regularly to insure all security patches are installed. € Since these rogue programs tend to use ads on webpages, keep the Java and Adobe programs up to date. Currently Java is version 6, update 30 and Adobe Flash is 11.1.102.55. For Adobe Flash www.adobe.com/support/” ashplayer/downloads.html For Java … www.java.com gator works computing 352-493-1006www.gatorworks.com4 WEST PARK AVENUE, CHIEFLAND, FL 32626 www.gatorworks.com computer tips Springhouse Quilter's Guild met Tues., Jan. 10 with President Mary Rawlins o ciating. A fantastic group of 47 ladies attended the “ rst business meeting of 2012. ere was a lot of excitement as friendships were renewed and topics of business for the new year were discussed. Total membership of Springhouse Quilters is now 100 members. Miriam Otera, Program Chairperson, announced that Ginny Whitener would instruct the Jan. 24 workshop---"Reverse Cathedral Windows." A beautifully completed quilt, using this pattern, was displayed by Ginny. Special Projects Chairperson, Jan Litzinger, introduced the 2012 community service project, a Rag Time Quilt. She provided guidelines and instructions for construction and a completion date of October 31. Haven Hospice of the Tri-County Area was designated as the recipient of this years community service project. Stephanie Metts, Suwannee Valley Quilt Shoppe, discussed quilting classes presently o ered at the shop as well as special events scheduled in the Ru ed Rose Tea Room. She noted that the featured quilter of the March 10 Trenton Quilt and Craft Festival would be Madalyn Jones. anks to family members, the art and skill of this proli“ c quilter will be on display in the Trenton Depot during the festival. Springhouse will participate in the March 10 event with a wonderful gift shop and bake sale with many handmade items. Tickets are now available from Springhouse Members for the 2012 ra e quilt, a version of the French Braid called, "Am I Blue." Business concluded with Show and Tell, a segment of our meetings anticipated by everyone. For information about Springhouse Quilters, call Lois Scott, 463-2207. „submitted by Beverly Shobe and Lois Scott, PublicitySpringhouse Quilter’s News A beautifully quilted Fan Quilt on displayed during one of Springhouse Quilter’s Show and Tell sessions I T P A Y S T O A D V E R T I S E IT PAYS TO ADVERTISE And theres no better place than the Levy County Journal Contact Ren today for advertising rates and monthly specials at advertising@ levyjournal.com or call 352-490-4462 Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923