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Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923www.levyjournalonline.com VOL. 88, NO. 31 50 CENTS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY, 2012 Will Irbys Florida StoriesIllustration by Alexander KeySee page 3ASee page 2A See page 4AConstitutional Sheri s Another Williston robber caught on tape The Red Sky By Kathy HilliardEditor e volunteer re departments from Bronson, Chie and, Fowlers Blu and Rosewood were in Cedar Key ursday Jan. 26 standing beside their fellow volunteer re ghters from the Cedar Key Volunteer Fire Department as they extinguished the ames burning within the Rusty Rim and Coconuts on Dock Street in the wee hours of the morning. Shortly before 3 a.m. there was call to the re department describing a re in the building and re ghters said they could see the ames licking up through the roof as they arrived. State re marshals were there within hours to do their investigative assessment. e Cedar Key Police Department and CFEC were also there to provide assistance. e 50-year-old two-story frame building has been called a few names in its time, the R.B.Davis Fish House and e Captains Table, but under the community building ownership of Cedar Key residents and the restaurant ownership of Paul and Mary Rimavicus, many have enjoyed the seafood fare upstairs at the Rusty Rim or the libations downstairs at the sports tavern, Coconuts. Now there is burned rubble and the stench of smoke but thanks to the volunteer re ghters it can be salvaged, if the decision to do so is made. e cause of the re is still under investigation but it appears to have been sparked upstairs in an o ce bathroom ceiling and, according to Cedar Key Fire Chief Robert Robinson, it is not a suspicious re. It will take extensive renovation and repairs to reopen the Rusty Rim but Coconuts may be open for business in the not too distant future. Workers are hoping for a quick recovery as are the regular patrons and those who make their vacation jaunts to visit the wooden building on pilings that just reaks of Cedar Key and its beauty. Eating or drinking with friends while looking over the Gulf of Mexico just cant get any better and the community will be watching and waiting for the completion of the renovations.The Rusty Rim and Coconuts Burn but Saved by Fire ghtersThe wooden cedar building housing The Rusty Rim and Coconuts before the re shouts Cedar Key to all who dine or drink. Photo courtesy of Lowell & Lois Anderson, copyright L & L Photography A resident of Fanning Springs died Tuesday morning after being struck head-on by a pickup truck driven by Keith Shane Bush, 40, of Cross City, and a Captain at Lancaster Correctional Institute. Bush has worked for the Department of Corrections since 1992. Bush was driving his 05 Ford F-150 in the early morning hours around 5:21 a.m. on US 19 but he was traveling the wrong way north in the outside southbound lane. omas Bailey, 67, of Fanning Springs, was driving in the correct lane going in the correct direction, south, on US 19 in his 95 Buick Roadmaster when Bush ran head on into Baileys Buick. Both vehicles came to a nal stop in the outside southbound lane. Bushs F-150 started to burn and he was taken out and transported to Shands. BAC tests were taken and results are pending. Mr. Bailey was pronounced dead at the scene. Charges against Bush are pending the results of the blood alcohol test. Lancaster Captain Drives Wrong Way on 19 Causing Fatal Crash Fatal head-on crash on US 19 in Chie and on Tuesday morning, Jan. 31. Photo courtesy of Danny Delaney.Smoke from the res on Saturday Jan. 28 over 62-acres of Paynes Prairie mixed with the humidity and thickened into a wall of impenetrable visibility by Sunday. e road had been closed at midnight but was reopened later around 3:30 a.m. after the air cleared up. As people were approaching the area near the 379 mile marker of I-75 they could not see where they were driving or who might be in front or back of them. In the end, the multiple collisions that ensued left at least 10 people dead. One of them was 22-year-old Vontavia Robinson of Williston. e young man and father had been out bowling with his brother and was returning when they hit the white wall. e tragedy of his death was yet another blow to the Robinson family. On Friday, Von had buried his 15-month-old son, Zamarion Eli Robinson who died on Jan. 16. Little Zamarion was born on Oct. 11, 2010 and as his obituary stated he was given his angel wings on Jan. 16. e nal services were in Ocala on Sat. Jan 28. e Florida Highway Patrol said conditions were clear when they decided to reopen the interstate highway but visibility quickly deteriorated early Sunday morning. Lt. Patrick Riordan said Monday in a news conference that the crashes started shortly after. You could hear cars hitting each other. People were crying. People were screaming. It was crazy. If I could give you an idea of what it looked like, I would say it looked like the end of world, said eyewitness Steven R. Camps. Investigators ruled out lightning and prescribed burning as possible starting points for the re, meaning it was more than likely caused by human behavior, either accidentally or intentionally. We know it's not from natural causes, said Forest Service spokeswoman Ludie Bond. e re is under investigation.Local Man Killed in 10-Car Pileup on I-75 Zamarion Eli RobinsonPhoto courtesy of Brown Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services, LLC.Vontavia RobinsonOn Tuesday, January 31st, Bob Hastings, superintendent of schools for Levy County, dropped by Williston Elementary to announce that the District Educational Support Personnel (ESP) of the Year had been selected. Just moments later -after much applause and cheering by the sta -he is standing with the winner on his right: Demeris Arrington, the principal's con dential secretary and bookkeeper. Next to Arrington is WES Principal Marla Hiers, and on Hastings's left is WES Assistant Principal Angel omas. Arrington will now vie for ESP of the Year for the state. Congratulations, Demeris! Arrington named District ESP of the Year
The Levy County Journal2AFebruary 2, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Carter, Kinisha S Cross City VOP PETIT THEFT $500 BOND Days, Jacqueline S Williston FTA PETIT THEFT $1,000 BOND Mills, Joshua B Beverly Hills VOP FORGERY/ UTTERING NO BOND Walker, Jessie C Old Town VOP TRAFFIC STOLEN PROPERTY NO BOND Brock, Brandi N Archer CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, LARCENY $40,000 BONDLevy Countys Most WantedWalter Reed Avery, 71, of Chie and: Trespassing property not a structure or conveyance. Boymer, Jennifer Lynn, 29, of Morriston: Battery with intentional touch or strike. Broederdorf, Je rey, 31, of Archer: Out-of-county warrant; obstruction of justice without violence. Carter, Daries Cody, 26, of Chie and: Out-of-county warrant. Carver, Jessica Ann, 31, of Morriston: DUI alcohol or drugs. Charles, Montrez Lamont, 23, of Ocala: VOP. Higdon, Robyn Anne, 28, of Trenton: DUI alcohol or drugs; driving with suspended/revoked license. Hitchcock, Justin Adam, 22, of Yankeetown: Battery with intentional touch or strike; tampering in misdemeanor proceeding; violation of injunction, repeat sex-date violence. Johnson, Daniel Paul, 49, of Rockford, Ill.: Disorderly intoxication in a public place causing a disturbance. Jones, Russell Christopher, 31, of Old Town: Failure to appear. Kelly, William Laurence, 28, of Old Town: Driving while license suspended, 2nd o ense. Landers, Angela Denise, 25, of Williston: out-of-county warrant. Mendenhall, Anthony B., 27, of Bronson: Disorderly intoxication in a public place causing a disturbance. Mongo, Jimmie Leroy, 61, of Bronson: Battery intentional touch or strike. Nichols, Ronnie Eugene, 59, of Dunnellon: DUI alcohol or drugs. Nickolls, Andy Jason, 30, of Bronson: Out-of-county warrant. Parks, Danielle Nicole, 23, of Williston: Out-of-county warrant.Levy County Sheri s O ce Jail Report Poettker, Carley Elizabeth, 19, of Chie and: Trespassing property not a structure or conveyance. Royals, Christie Dyan, 39, Chie and: Failure to appear. Templet, Ricky, 22, of Old Town: Operating a motor vehicle without a valid license. Williams, Rebecca Cora, 34, of Homosassa: Out-of-county warrant x 2. Wilson, Wayne Alan, 44, of Williston: VOP. Wright, Wanda Faye, 49, of Cedar Key: Aggravated battery; aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill. 4 WEEKS FOR ONLY $20!Its Our Journal 20/20 Special: Your Ad of 20 Words or Less for 4 Consecutive Weeks, No Changes. $20, 10¢ Each Additional Word. Email classi eds@ levyjournal.comClassi ed Ads Inability to Leave Victim Alone Nets Suspect an Extra Arrest Snakes Hurt Captors Without a BiteTwo Jacksonville residents were arrested Monday for multiple captive wildlife law violations involving venomous snakes and conditional reptile species. Robert S. Hayes (DOB 05/27/53) and Scott Hayes (DOB 03/04/82) were cited when Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) o cers executed a search warrant Monday afternoon at the Hayes residence. Two Gaboon vipers, one diamondback rattlesnake and a mangrove snake (venomous snakes), as well as an African rock python, a Burmese python and a green anaconda (conditional species) were found during the search. Hayes and his son were charged with possessing a venomous reptile without a permit, possessing a conditional species without a permit, unsafe housing for venomous reptiles and other violations related to safety documentation for the snakes. e two men had been cited in the past for violations related to captive alligators and crocodiles. e snakes were seized from Hayes and taken to a permitted facility, according to FWC investigators. Convicted Felon Tries Again But the Dreaded Video Tells the Tale On Monday, Jan. 30, a Williston homeowner noticed that he was missing a loaded SKS ri e. Smartly his home was equipped with a home security system and right there on the video was a white male walking out the front door with a blanket over a long object consistent with a ri e. e homeowner reported to police that an unknown person had broken into his home. An investigation ensued showing the suspect had entered through a back window. School Resource O cer Sgt. Max Long and LCSO Deputy Scott Stancil reviewed the security video and positively identi ed the suspect as Brandon Cole Pickel, 17, of Williston. Sgt. Narayan was able to seize the stolen ri e and return it to the owner. A criminal history background check on Pickel shows that he is a three time convicted felon with a past of burglary and theft.Live Oak Man Cited for Taking Too Many BassA Live Oak man has been charged with taking too many black bass at the Eagle Lake Fish Management Area in Hamilton County on Jan. 23. Sabino R. Fuentes received the citation for taking game sh by an illegal method, going over the bag limit of black bass and possession of undersized black bass, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) o cials. FWC O cer Harold Barry was conducting freshwater sheries inspections at Eagle Lake when he saw Fuentes using a cast net to catch the sh. Regulations state freshwater game sh may be taken only with pole and line or rod and reel. Fuentes had caught and kept 23 black bass and eight bream. Twenty-one of the bass were undersized. In Eagle Lake, black bass less than 12 inches long must be released immediately, and the legal bag limit is ve sh. e sh were released back into the lake and the cast net was seized. All three charges are second-degree misdemeanors, punishable by a ne of up to $500 and/or up to 60 days in jail. Williston Police issued a temporary injunction order for domestic violence to prohibit contact with a victim to Steven Moree on Jan. 17. By the 22nd of Jan. the victim was back at the Williston Police Department to state that since the no contact order was issued, Moree had contacted her on four di erent occasions. Moree told her that she was ruining his life and kept asking her to drop the injunction order. And she had the proof giving up tape recordings of the calls for the Williston Police to listen to. Moree was staying at the Williston Motor Inn and Cpl. Bracaglia knocked on the door of his room. At that time through the window Cpl. Bracaglia observed Moree picking up a white rock substance from the table. A short time later, Moree opened the door and Cpl. Bracaglia and O cer Kevin Osborn entered the room and advised Moree that he was being arrested for violation of an injunction order and read him his Miranda rights. Due to Cpl. Bracaglias observation previously there was now probable cause to search the room which led to the discovery of several rocks hidden under the sheets that eld-tested positive for cocaine and weighed in at 0.2 grams. Also discovered was a clear glass pipe that contained burnt residue. Moree was arrested and transported to the Williston PD for processing and then transported to the Levy County jail without incidence. Moree was charged with Violation of an Injunction (Domestic), Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Equipment.Fatal Crash on SR 40 in Marion CountyA 1994 Nissan Path nder driven by Warren W. Mason, 70, of Silver Springs, was traveling west on SR 40 about 7 p.m. on Friday Jan. 27 when the driver veered left crossing over a double solid yellow line and directly into the path of a 2003 Chevrolet S-10 pickup driven by Arthur B. Ratigan, 70, also of Silver Springs. After collision Masons Nissan spun counter clockwise stopping in the intersection at SW 183 Avenue Road as did the Chevrolet. Ratigan and his passenger, Allen Pratter, 44, were transported to an Ocala hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Mr. Mason was airlifted to UF Shands by Aeromed where he succumbed to his inuries. No changes were led. Next of kin has been noti ed.
The Levy County Journal 3AFebruary 2, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Will Irbys Florida StoriesIllustration by Alexander KeyThe Red SkyPart Two Her grandmother had been hanging clothes on a line in the sandy yard. e sheets lifted in the breeze revealing the vast prairie of marsh grasses that lay to the Gulf. Now it was the fourth day since the girl, Alifare, and her dog had found him near the sun-bleached shanty on the tidal creek there on the low blu where he lay bleeding deep within the palmetto thicket. It was the womans singing that had entered his feverish sleep and drawn his cold eye to the light of day. Soon the hound, Hobo, was punching the palmetto fans with his long nose, scratching, snarling and barking as the girl hurried to draw back on his leather collar. Her grandmother had arrived by then with her shotgun. She had laid back the palmetto fans with the gun barrel to see more clearly the man; looked like the mosquitoes had found him rst in the night. Even before the rain had stopped entirely, they had descended over him like a prickly nausea. Now he lay amidst their swarm, partially hidden in the thicket. e fast boat that had brought him up the creek in the night squall had rammed ashore, beached on its side beyond the rickety dock. eyd brought him to the house, his wounded shoulder seeping blood through the crude bandaging hed made while in ight over the rough, ink-dark water the night before. After several starts they were able to get the delirious man to the front steps and then into a bed in the house. e older woman had washed and redressed his shoulder wound, clearly the result of a gunshot. e man slept, his sun-burnished torso above the sheets, his grisly face set in a grimace of pain. When he woke the next morning, the girl was at the foot of his bed. She took a step back as his eyes opened and his vision cleared. After an instant, he remembered how hed come to be in this bed. He remembered what had come before. en the woman, who had made a broth, brought it in. You dont need to be talkin , she instructed both. en to the girl she said, Alifare, you go ll that pitcher back up. is man needs lots of water. When the girl left the room, the woman helped Redmond to sit higher in the bed. She propped his back with another pillow and a folded blanket. Look here, she said when done, I dont know by what you come to this place, but with Gods help you still among the livin and youll be gettin on out from here. So, sooner the better. Understand? Were not studying on you all that much, just gonna send you along better than we found you. I am that already, Maam. I understand, and I thank you, Redmond said softly. Miz ? Maizie Day is my name, she said standing back with her hands on her broad hips. Alifare say your name is Red Man, but thats no kind of real name. And I dont expect we ought to know your name neither. No, Redmond said, turning his gaze out the window to the thin, blue horizon beyond the brown and green grasses of the estuary. I expect not. Redmond was sleeping again. Alifare, in the yard with Hobo, saw a sudden glint of light ash in re ection from the woods road into the property from the highway. e truck approaching on the rutted way up to the house was that of her uncle, Linton Day. Pastor Linton Day. He parked the shiny new Ford and lowered the window at the shoulder of his crisp, white shirt. You hold on to that sorry hound of yours now, do you hear me, Alifare? Linton Day called out to the girl. I dont want no dog slobber and paw prints all over my clean britches. I mean it now! I got him, the girl called back with the dogs collar rmly in her grasp. Alright now, Linton Day shouted back, Im coming with groceries. You hold him! Day got out then, impeccably dressed as usual. He adjusted his wire-rimmed glasses and went around to the passenger side of his truck. From there he produced two paper bags of groceries such as he brought from the store in Bronson most ursdays. As Alifare was staying with her grandmother that summer, there were a few extra items not ordinarily on Maizies list. Red Hot candies were among the special additions. You got them Red Hots, Uncle Lint? the girl called while she struggled with the dog. I gotem, Linton said above the groceries. You just hold on to that nasty dog. He aint nasty! Hold him! His pace quickened as Linton approached the back porch of the house. Hold him, now! Linton was at the foot of the steps when the hound broke free, or the girl playfully let go. He couldnt know which. Run Uncle Lint! Alifare screeched, but Linton Day was already bounding up the plank steps and acrobatically hiked a knee to balance one bag while he grasp the screened door handle and twirled his way inside without losing a single item from the over-stu ed bags. Hobos massive paws slammed the door shut behind him with the crack of a lightning bolt. Alifare! Lintons tremulous voice reverberated from with the board and batten of the house. en more cheerfully, Mama? Where ? Maizie Day and Linton met in the instant, face to face at the bedroom door opening to the breezeway through the house. Hows my baby boy? Maizie asked in an a ectionate embrace. Im but before Linton could nish his answer, he glanced over his mothers shoulder to the grisly looking white man propped up with his blood-tinged bandage, the man sleeping in his mothers bed by the window. Mama, what ? Who is that man ! Linton Day asked incredulously, stepping aside to peer in for a better look. I dont know. You dont know! No. He washed up in the storm. Might be like Jonah. Linton adjusted his glasses again. at mans not come from a Bible story, I can assure you that, he admonished in a stage whisper. He looks more like hes come from a knife ght! Gun ght, maybe, Maizie Day replied dryly, starting for the kitchen. Gun ght! Linton gasped after her. Maizie began to put away the groceries while Linton paced the yellowed linoleum oor behind her. You mean you havent let anybody know about this man? He washes up here in the dark and you haul him into your home not a clue as to who youre dealing with? You know I dont have no telephone out here. at little phone thing on your belt wont work out here neither. You know that. What am I supposed to do? You are s upposed to use that marine radio we installed out here. ats what! Linton insisted. Batterys been dead in that thing. I dont like it no how. All that jabber all the time. Mama, Im going right now to the sheri s o ce. Straight away! Do you hear me? My Lord, what about Alifare out herethat that man in there! Linton Day bleated. We dont know who or what he is! I can handle him. Dont you worry. I dealt with worse. You dont know that. You cant know that! Alifare entered through the screened door. Cant know what? she asked. Know anything, Linton asserted. I know I want one of them Red Hots. You go back out there and get hold of that dog. Im going back to town right now! Me and Hobo been down there to the boat. Alifare announced.File photoWhat boat? Linton wanted to know. at boat that man come up here in, I reckon. Aint that who yall talkinbout? Linton lowered his voice. What kind of boat? One of them fast kind of boats, looks like bullet holes in it. He got his blood all over it, too, Alifare whispered eerily, aggravating her nicky Uncle Linton yet more. My God in heaven! Linton all but screeched. Im outta here, and youre both coming with me. No we aint , Maizie Day said plainly, with no more emotion than she exercised in pouring rice from its bag to a tin canister she kept on the counter. Fine. ats just ne! Linton sassed. You stay right here and see if he cuts your throat before I can get back with the law. But thats whats going to happen. Do you understand me, Mama? What part? Bout getting my throat cut, or you comin back with the law? Both! You come with me, Alifare, Linton insisted as he reached for the door. How am I gonna do that? I got to go hold Hobo so you can get to your truck. Besides, Im not leavin my dog. He gonna ride on your new truck seat between you and me? Forget it! Linton wailed in disgust. You just hold that nasty dog. He aint nasty! Lintons truck cut sharply up into the hammock that spread for miles along the coastal plain. He would drive more rapidly than was his cautious nature, bouncing along into the hardwoods and pines, round the moss-draped cypress ponds, out over the logging roads to Highway 19. Meanwhile, rumbling up into the Waccasassa Marina some miles to the south was a fast boat similar to that beached out by Maizies dock. In it were two men, muscular and tattooed, rough looking behind their sunglasses. ere was no humor about them. It was apparent to anyone tending his own boat or cleaning sh up on the dock that these were men looking for something or someone. Next week, the conclusion to Will Irbys e Red Sky computer tips gator works computing 352-493-1006Ask About Our GWC Pro Care Total Technology Solutions!Backing up our les for recovery is not a new concept in the business world, but has been overlooked by many home users. 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The Levy County Journal4AFebruary 2, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Is Anybody Serious? Thomas SowellCreators Syndicate e Republican candidates circular ring squad now seems to be using machine guns. Whoever the eventual last man standing turns out to be, he may not be standing very tall or very steadily on his feet -and he may be a pushover for Barack Obama in the general election, thanks to fellow Republicans. Whether you are a Democrat, a Republican or an independent, this is a very serious and historically crucial time for the United States of America. What Mitt Romney did or did not do when he was with Bain Capital, or what Newt Gingrich did or did not say to his ex-wife, are things that should be left for the tabloids. With the economy still faltering and Iran on its way to getting nuclear bombs, surely we can get serious about the issues facing this nation. Or can we? Mitt Romneys boasts about what he did at Bain Capital are as irrelevant as Newt Gingrichs demagogic attacks on Romneys role there. Romney is not running to become head of Bain Capital. While Gingrich backed away from his demagoguery about Bain Capital, Romney is continuing to press ahead with his charges that Gingrich was a lobbyist for Freddie Mac. As someone who has been a consultant, but never a lobbyist, I know the di erence.Obamas Green Robber Barons OPINION Michelle MalkinCreators SyndicateHad enough of fat cat Barack Obama, his jet-setting wife and his multi-millionaire Chicago consigliere/real-estate mogul Valerie Jarrett attacking the rich? Well, brace yourselves. Youll be hearing much more from the White House about the wealthy few who arent paying their fair share as Obamas re-election campaign doubles down on class-war demagoguery. As usual, theres always a set of immunity charms for the privileged friends and family of the ruling class. When it comes to all the Green Robber Barons whove reaped an obscenely unfair share of billions of tax dollars from the Obama administration, the envy trumpeteers will be quieter than a nest of mute church mice. Obamas State of the Union address de antly pitched a new round of clean energy spending orgies to help the middle class. But how have the serial bankruptcies and near-bankruptcies of several federally subsidized solar companies -all under Obamas watch -helped anyone but an upper-crust elite of eco-crats and their lobbyists and consultants? Bankrupt Solyndra, billionaire George Kaiser. In the wake of the half-billiondollar Solyndra stimulus bust, company o cials revealed plans to hand out hefty bonuses totaling $500,000. Months before the politically connected solar energy manufacturer went belly up, it was doling out bonus payments of between $40,000 and $60,000 to several executives. Last week, a local CBS News crew caught employees at the Silicon Valley headquarters trashing solar panel glass tubes worth an estimated $10 million. e now-abandoned Taj Mahal complex cost ordinary Americans more than $733 million. But billionaire Democratic donor and frequent White House guest George Kaiser, whose nonpro t foundation was Solyndras biggest investor, is still sitting pretty. He and the other private investors of Solyndra will recoup their losses ahead of taxpayers. And while they blast their GOP opponents, double-standard Democrats will remain AWOL on the glaring tax-avoidance strategies of the wealthy Kaiser Family Foundation. Bankrupt Beacon Power, fat Democratic co ers. is green energy storage plant led for bankruptcy last fall after a $43 million injection of Obama Department of Energy loan guarantees. Federal election record lings show that CEO William Capp contributed to the 2008 Obama campaign, as well as several left-wing New England Democratic candidates. Beacon Power lobbyist Steve Wolfe was a former aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy. Beacon sought bankruptcy shelter two days after the White House responded to scal watchdogs demands for a review of the DOEs shoddy loan monitoring programs. Bankrupt SpectraWatt, red-faced Goldman Sachs. A solar cell company based in New York, SpectraWatt went belly up last August despite a half-million-dollar federal stimulus boost and lucrative backing from politically connected Goldman Sachs -whose ties reach deep into the Obama Treasury Department, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, White House National Economic Council and 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. itself. e eco-failure was dumped in a re sale for less than $5 million. Teetering Nevada Geothermal, cheerleading Harry Reid. Despite $150 million in federal DOE and Treasury Department subsidies -not to mention personal lobbying by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid -this alternative energy project is on the brink of failure. A Deloitte and Touche audit grimly concludes that the company has incurred net losses over the past several years, has an accumulated de cit of $44.0 million and an anticipated inability to retire its long-term liabilities. According to CBS News, the companys latest SEC lings warn of multiple defaults. My scouring of White House visitor logs shows nine visits from another Green Robber Baron, Illinois-based Exelons CEO John Rowe, who met with the president and former chief of sta Rahm Emanuel multiple times. As Forbes magazine reported: e clean energy company has very deep ties to the Obama Administration. Frank M. Clark, who runs ComEd, helped advise Obama before he ran for president and is one of Obamas largest fundraisers. Obamas chief political strategist, David Axelrod, worked as a consultant to Exelon. Obamas chief of sta Rahm Emanuel, helped create Exelon -where he raked in more than $16 million over two years. Remember: Fairness is in the eye of the wealth redistributors. Michelle Malkin is the author of Culture of Corruption: Obama and his Team of Tax Cheats, Crooks & Cronies (Regnery 2010). Her e-mail address is email@example.com. COPYRIGHT 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 firstname.lastname@example.org classi email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.orgBronson: (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 publishers 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 As a consultant, I have o ered advice to people in government and in private organizations, both businesses and non-pro t organizations. But I have never gone to a government o cial to urge that o cial to make a decision favorable to those who were paying me, or to those for whom I did free consulting. It takes two to tango, and lobbying requires not only a lobbyist but also someone who is being lobbied. With more than 500 people in Congress alone who could have been lobbied, and additional o cials in the bureaucracies, if Romney cannot nd even a single person to say that Gingrich lobbied him or her, then it is long past time for him to either put up or shut up. On the other hand, if Romney just wants to sling a lot of mud in Newts direction and hope that some of it sticks, then that should tell the voters a lot about Romneys character. So much of what has been said by various Republican candidates, as well as by the media, has been in the nature of unsubstantiated, peripheral or irrelevant talking points for or against particular candidates, rather than serious statements about serious issues confronting the nation. So common has this approach become that even some conservative writers have come to the defense of John King, the CNN reporter who opened the South Carolina debate with a question about Newt Gingrichs former wife. ese writers have declared that question legitimate, in some unde ned sense. If all that legitimate means is that John King was not doing anything that many other reporters would have done in the same circumstances, that is making common practice a substitute for our own judgments about what is and is not relevant in a given context. Neither the audience in that room nor the millions watching on television were there to nd out about Newt Gingrichs marital problems. If it is a common practice for the media to focus on such things, so much the worse for the media -and for the country. e politics of personal destruction -as Bill Clinton called it, and as he himself practiced it -is not the way to solve the nations problems. It has already poisoned the well of political discourse this season and claimed Herman Cain as its rst victim, on the basis of unsubstantiated accusations by women with checkered pasts of their own. Whether Herman Cain was good, bad or indi erent as a candidate, and whether his chances of winning the Republican nomination were substantial or non-existent is not the issue. Nor is this the issue as regards Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney or any other candidate. Poisoning the well of political discourse may be one of the reasons why we see such unsatisfactory sets of candidates for political o ce in both parties, not only this year but in previous election years as well. Many able and decent people are understandably reluctant to subject themselves and their families to a mud-slinging contest or to media gotcha questions. e creeping acceptance of such practices is hardly a justi cation, but is itself part of the degeneration of our times. e time is long overdue to get serious. 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.COM By Kathy HilliardEditorOn January 29 and 30 sheri s from around the country convened in Las Vegas, Nevada to discuss the Constitution and how it directly applies to their lives and their careers. is convention was presented by the Constitutional Sheri s and Peace O cers Association (CSPOA) and was the rst of it kind. e purpose was twofold: 1. To increase the understanding and awareness for all sheri s and peace o cers regarding the true power of our constitutional authority and duty to serve and protect the people for whom we work, and 2. To unite in a concerted e ort to uphold and defend the United States Constitution. According to the County Sheri Project Enforcing the Bill of Rights, Protecting the Peoples Liberties there are sheri s all across America taking stands against the unlawful incursions and overreach of state and federal governments and their agencies. e SCP was founded by retired sheri Richard Mack, now of Fredericksburg, Texas, who served in law enforcement for 11 years at Provo PD in Utah then decided to return to his childhood turf in Arizona and run for Graham County Sheri He was elected in 1988 and was sheri for two terms until 1997. He was named Elected O cial of the Year by the Arizona-New Mexico Coalition of Counties in 1994, received the NRA Law O cer of the Year, inducted into the NRA Hall of Fame, 1995 Cicero Award, Samuel Adams Leadership Award from the Local Sovereignty Coalition, and Gun Owners of America Defender of the Second Amendment Award. e CSPOA now has 15 sheri s on the Board of Directors, as well as a County Commissioner from Idaho, and Chief of Police Robert Douglas from Chie and, Florida. A basic principle behind this group and others in this vein is the 10th Amendment to the Constitution, which is part of the Bill of Rights, and states, e powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people. is is commonly referred to as federalism, de ned as a system of government in which sovereignty is constitutionally (not equally) divided between a central governing authority and constituent political units (like states or provinces). e point of Grassroots Sheri s Movement Stands on the ConstitutionNOTICEGive us YOUR opinion! Letters to the Editor and Guest Columns are published at the sole discretion of Levy Publishing, LLC. Letters and columns should be submitted electronically, signed by the author with a current daytime telephone number. Upon request, names of those submitting will be withheld if the Editor can verify the identity of the writer by phone or acquaintance. 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The Levy County Journal 5AFebruary 2, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 w Age Air Apt Are Ate Ban Bee Bells Bow Box Cot Cry Dense Department Die East Egg Eighth Elf Eye Fails Fat Fear Fit Flown For Gin God Grab Hind Last Weeks CrosswordLast Weeks Word Search How Ill Iron Jar Jug Lays Leak Lock Lone Maple Meal Mined Moan Mom Mum Nest Nib Ninth Nor Nut Oar Oath Obtained Oil Once Ore Pat Pig Pit Playing Poked Pop Put Rag Ram Rang Rat Raw Red Riots Rob Rod Rose Rude Word SearchRuns Rural Safe Sign Sir Spy Start Struggled Toe Tooth Trapped Turn Type Want Warn Way Wear Weep Who Win WormsVA Provides Credit Monitoring to Misidenti ed Veterans VA Provides Credit Monitoring to Misidenti ed Veterans e Department of Veterans A airs is o ering free credit monitoring to more than 2,200 Veterans whose personal information, including social security numbers, was posted on Ancestry.com following the mistaken release of data through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). VA places the highest priority upon safeguarding the personal information of our Veterans, said Jerry L. Davis, VAs chief information security o cer. When lapses occur, we will immediately take prompt remedial action, such as noti cation. e family history website, which provides access to genealogical and historical information, had requested information from VA about deceased Veterans. Under FOIA, VA is obligated to release requested records upon written request unless they may be withheld. erefore, VA provided the website with the data on March 18, 2011. On Dec. 13, 2011, after the information had been posted on the history website, VA learned that it included data about some living Veterans because some of the death reports provided to the website were inaccurate. Fortunately, no personal health information was included in this data release, Davis said. Ancestry.com has worked with us and immediately removed all the information that we had supplied them. ere is no indication personally identi able information of any Veteran has been misused. However, VA is still notifying all potentially a ected Veterans so they can be vigilant and take steps to protect against identity theft. VA is also o ering credit monitoring for one year at no charge to every Veteran whose name was mistakenly released and posted on the history website. FOIA requires federal agencies to disclose requested records unless they may be withheld under speci c statutory exemptions. Under FOIA, VA was obligated to provide the website with the name, social security number, date of birth, date of death, military branch assignments, and the dates of entry on active duty and release from active duty for deceased Veterans. VA has launched an e ort to determine why information about living Veterans was included in a database about deceased Veterans. e error did not a ect the VA bene ts of any Veteran. VA is committed to protecting Veterans personal information and to Log Cabin Quilters e Log Cabin Quilters met urs., Jan. 26th at the Levy County Quilt Museum. Our days are really busy and we had another load of quilt books brought in. Our Northern visitors are really here and we enjoy them being with us. Our prayers are with Ann Hardee and Peggy Williams who are now recovering at home from their recent hospital stay. Hope to see you soon. We all thank our Lord for each day of good health. Six quilters went to Tampa on Wed. to help with just the quilts entered in the State Fair. It was a fun day but we have at least 150 quilts to judge and thats not easy. When we go down on the bus, we will learn the results. e bus to the State Fair on Tues., Feb 14 still has a few seats available. e tickets are $24.00 and that includes entrance to the Fair. e bus leaves Chie and at 7 a.m. and Williston at 7:30 a.m.. Call Winnelle Horne at 352/ 493-2801 for more details. urs. lunch was a feast. We had chicken soup, mustard and collards, baked beans, noodles and beef, peas, macaroni and vegetable, tossed salad, macaroni salad, vegetable stew, bean casserole, pears, coconut cake and so much more. Winnelle Horne Editors Note: Just at deadline we received the sad news that Winnelle Horne died on Monday, January 30 at the age of 87. Please read about her on the obituary page. Alice Mae Haire is ready for strawberry season with this lovely quilt. It made us wonder, Wheres the strawberry jam?WILLISTON MIDDLE AG DEPARTMENT WILLISTON MIDDLE FFA20550 NE 42ND PLACE WILLISTON, FL 32696 Agricultural Teacher/FFA Advisor: Mrs. Natalie Couey Natalie.firstname.lastname@example.org. .us (352) 221-0473 National FFA Week will be celebrated this year February 18th through Feb. 25th, 2012. As a chapter we are trying to showcase all the bene ts and reasons to be part of the FFA Organization. We are asking former and current FFA members as well as supporters of the FFA to answer a couple of questions in your own words. We will be compiling these answers and posting them around the school as a means of promoting FFA during Natonal FFA week. For example My favorite memory of being in the FFA was being on the o cer team and attending the State FFA Convention each year with my chapter. -Natalie Couey, Advisor and Former Trenton High School FFA Member. Or Some of the most valuable skills I gained from the FFA were leadership, communication, and dedication.Natalie Couey Please take a moment and answer the questions that apply to you. Answer one or answer them all and return to Natalie Couey at Williston Middle School by February 10th. My favorite FFA memory ____________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ Being an FFA member taught me_______________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ FFA is a great organization and I am proud to support FFA because______________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ Being an FFA member helped me in college by_____________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ Being an FFA member has helped me in my career by_________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ Any Additional Comments: _____________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ improving information processing to avoid erroneous data. Veterans who believe they may have been a ected by this incident who have not been noti ed by VA may verify whether their information was involved by writing to: Department of Veterans A airs, OIT Privacy O cer (005R1A), 810 Vermont Ave., NW Washington DC 20420, (Attn: Garnett Best). A ected Veterans can request a free credit report for one year from one or more of the three national credit bureaus by calling 1-877-322-8228 or by visiting http://www. annualcreditreport.com. Information about this and other protections, including placing a fraud alert on credit accounts, is available by calling the Federal Trade Commission at its toll free number, 1-877438-4338, or by visiting its website, www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/idtheft/index.htmlMajor League Ump Visits Hospitalized Veterans in Lake CityRetired Major League Baseball Umpire Larry Barnett used to get into a lot of arguments to make a living, but disabled veterans at the Gainesville VA Medical Center in Lake City, Florida are looking forward to the banter during his visit at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, January 20, 2012 as part of the Disabled American Veterans VA Voluntary Service program. Mr. Barnett has been visiting sick and disabled veterans hospitalized at VA medical centers since 1977, bringing cheer and encouragement to the men and women who sacri ced so much for the cause of liberty. I feel warm inside when I leave a hospital, said Mr. Barnett. If Ive made three veterans happy, I feel Ive accomplished something important. His story began when Mr. Barnett visited veterans at a VA medical center and stopped to chat with a blinded veteran patient for a few moments. As he began to leave, the patient began to cry and asked him to stay just a while longer. It was one of the most moving experiences of my life, he said. Mr. Barnett says the veterans at VA medical centers dont get many visitors and he tries to entertain them with light and humorous baseball stories. ere are a lot of funny incidents that happen on and o the eld in the course of a season, and I really enjoy sharing them with these veterans, he said. During Mr. Barnetts visits, he lets his audience, anywhere from 25 to 200 patients, take charge of the conversation. He said patients often want to discuss more serious topics such as strikes or how umpires weather the wrath of stormy managers, players, or fans. Im open to just about anything they want to talk about, he said. Ill give them my opinion and hear theirs as well. Mr. Barnett enjoys the personal contact with individual veterans. I might only have enough time to shake their hands and exchange a few quips before I have to move on to the next bed, he said. But you can see in their eyes how happy they are just to have someone visit them. Mr. Barnett makes about 50 visits to VA medical centers each year, both during and after the baseball season. Since he retired from the big leagues in July 1999, he enjoys spending more time with disabled veterans. He often appears at two hospitals in one day. ese guys gave up their limbs or their health for this country, he said. ats became important to me, especially since Ive been able to meet and talk with them on a rst-hand basis. 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The Levy County Journal6AFebruary 2, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 February 6, 2012February 7, 2012February 8, 2012February 9, 2012February 10, 2012Rib A Que on Bun or Corn Dog Tater Tots / Cole Slaw Baked Beans Chilled Applesauce Assorted Milks Grilled Cheese or Pizza Vegetable Soup Tossed Salad / Broccoli Sliced Oranges Assorted Milks Hot Dog on Bun or Ham and Cheese Sub Baked Beans / Coleslaw Fruited Jello Assorted Milks Oven Fried Chicken or Rib a Que on Bun Mashed Potatoes Steamed Cabbage Chilled Peaches Hot Corn Bread Assorted Milks Hamburger on Bun or Corn Dog Lettuce/Tomato Buttered Corn Apple Cobbler Assorted MilksFebruary 13, 2012February 14, 2012February 15, 2012February 16, 2012February 17, 2012Macaroni & Cheese w/Ham or Chicken Sandwich Mixed Vegetables Salad w/ Spinach Home Made Rolls Mixed Fruit Sloppy Joe on Bun or Pizza Tossed Salad / Green Beans Orange Slices Assorted Milks EARLY RELEASE Pizza or Chicken Fingers Tater Tots/Corn Chilled Applesauce Assorted Milks Corn Dog or Ham and Cheese Sub Cole Slaw /Baked Beans/ Tater Tots Peach Cobbler / Orange Wedge Assorted Milks Taco w/ Ground Beef & Cheese Cheese Burger on Bun Lettuce/Tomato Tater Tots Buttered Corn Chilled Mixed Fruit / Apple Assorted MilksFebruary 20, 2012February 21, 2012February 22, 2012February 23, 2012February 24, 2012 NO SCHOOLLasagna or Pizza Tossed Salad / Green Beans Chilled Peaches Home Made Garlic Rolls Assorted Milks Hamburgers on Bun or Hot Dog on Bun Lettuce / Tomato Oven Fries Assorted Milks Orange Wedges Oven Fried Chicken or Hot Ham & Cheese Sub Mashed Potato w/Gravy Steamed Cabbage Chilled Mixed Fruit Home Made Corn Bread Assorted Milks Macaroni & Cheese w/ Ham or Chicken Sandwich Mixed Vegetables Salad w/ Spinach Home Made Rolls Chilled Pears Assorted MilksIn 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 MENU 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 WES Supports LCSB Absence and Tardy PolicyIts hard to believe that we have already completed half of the school year! We are quickly approaching the time where our students show their teachers, parents, community, and state how much theyve learned. Everyone at Williston Elementary School is working diligently to teach your children and would like to respectfully remind you that every minute of attendance is important. at is why the Levy County School Board passed the new attendance and tardy policy this past summer. We encourage everyone to review this policy again as we move forward into the second half of this school year. Since we are trying to guard every minute of instructional time in the classroom we are asking that you help make sure your children have everything they need for the day when they leave the house. is includes lunchboxes, backpacks, homework, etc. ank You for sharing your children with us and helping to make our time with them as successful as possible. is policy was approved by the Levy County School Board at the meeting on August 2, 2011.1. A tardy is de ned as an arrival to class or school after the designated starting time or the tardy signal has sounded. Reasons for excused tardies are the same as for excused absences. 2. Parents must follow the same process to excuse a tardy or early check out as they do to excuse an absence. 3. In Grades K-5, any combination of three (3) unexcused tardies or unexcused dismissals within a nine-week grading period will be equivalent to one (1) absence. 4. e Principal has the discretion to excuse tardiness/ dismissals for extenuating circumstances. 5. When tardies or checkouts become excessive, the problem will be addressed through a required parent conference with the school principal/designee. 6. No students shall be released within the nal 30 minutes of the school day unless the principal/designee determines it is an emergency. Sincerely, Mrs. Hiers and Mrs. omas e Florida Department of Education today released a numerical ranking of the state's 3,078 public and charter schools, grouped by elementary, middle, high and combination schools. is ranking coupled with the district rankings, makes it easier for parents and taxpayers to view information about Florida's education system. Floridians care about education and it is critical that our students have access to world-class schools that will give them a pathway to a successful career, said Governor Rick Scott. Measuring each school's performance helps gauge our progress toward that goal. e numerical ranking is based on each school's total school grade points, which are calculated based on the following criteria: Elementary, Middle and High Schools: Points are derived from the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) scores. e total score includes the sum of the percent of students: Enrolled for the full school year who score at certain achievement levels on reading, mathematics, science and writing. With learning gains in reading and math. at previously scored in the lowest 25 percent on reading and math who make learning gains. Additional Components for High Schools: Graduation rates. Student participation and performance in accelerated coursework. Postsecondary readiness. Measuring a school's ability to boost academic achievement helps ensure that we are providing a high-quality education for our students, said Florida Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson. Having the data available in an easy-to-use format allows parents, educators, and business and community leaders to view the information and make decisions about how they can be involved in education decisions in their local communities. For the complete listing of school rankings, visit http://www. doe.org/ Ranking/Schools. Last week the Florida Department of Education published a ranking of all 67 school districts in the state, which can be viewed at http://www. doe.org/ SchoolDistrictRanking/.Florida Schools Measured For Success School rankings allow Floridians to compare performance at all grade levels e Florida Museum of Natural History is continuing its popular A for Science free admission program for students throughout the state. Elementary, middle and high school students in Florida who receive an 'A' or 'E' grade in science can present their latest report card at the front desk and receive a free value admission to the Cruisin the Fossil Freeway and Butter y Rainforest exhibits with a paid regular price adult value admission. Alachua County students receive report cards Feb. 1 and the museum will open the Cruisin the Fossil Freeway exhibit Feb. 4. e o er is valid until the next report cards are issued. Students receiving another A or E grade on their next report card would again qualify for the o er through the end of the following grading period. A for Science is such a popular program that we decided it should not be limited to just a few counties, said Jaret Daniels, Florida Museum assistant director of exhibits and public programs. We want to showcase the importance of science statewide, encourage students to do well in school and reward them for receiving outstanding grades. e museum extended the program to include students throughout the state in November 2011. e Butter y Rainforest is a 6,400-square-foot, lush, tropical garden with hundreds of living butter ies from around the world, including 60 to 80 di erent species at any given time. Cruisin the Fossil Freeway features 30 fossils, including a complete skeleton cast of Triceratops horridus, the famous three-horned dinosaur, and an Albertosaurus, a ferocious carnivore that lived about 70 million years ago. e fossils complement 19 color prints and ve large-scale murals of Trolls creative artwork, which illustrates imagined scenes from prehistoric times and brings fossils from the museums research collection to life. e exhibit also features a paleontology laboratory where visitors may watch museum scientists, volunteers and students prepare and examine actual fossils from the eld. Cruisin the Fossil Freeway is presented by the Toomey Foundation for the Natural Sciences Inc. and the Florida Museum Associates Board. e exhibit was organized by the Burke Museum at the University of Washington. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult. is o er has no cash value and cannot be combined with other o ers or discounts. For more information about this promotion or other museum events, visit www. mnh.u edu or call 352-846-2000. e Florida Museum of Natural History is located at 3215 Hull Road just east of Southwest 34th Street in the University of Florida Cultural Plaza in Gainesville. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, including directions and parking, visit www. mnh.u .edu or call 352-846-2000.Make an A in Science and Get In Free e Florida Department of Environmental Protections Cedar Key Scrub State Reserve and Cedar Key Museum State Park will host National Stars-n-Parks Programs on Monday, Feb. 20, Wednesday, Feb. 22 and Friday, Feb. 24, 2012. Amateur astronomers are coming to town and bringing their high-powered telescopes for a week long stargazing event and Cedar Key is one of the few places in the nation with skies dark enough to host. is is a Public Education Astronomy Program given by volunteers. Activities are designed to stimulate interest in astronomy and to educate the public about advantages of protecting the night sky from light pollution. Events will include: Public Stargazing and Slide Shows Cedar Key Museum State Park 12231 SW 166 Court Cedar Key, Florida Monday, February 20 and Friday, February 24, 7 p.m. e astronomers will host two nights of Public Stargazing and Slide Shows at the Cedar Key Museum State Park. e slide show begins at 7 p.m. with stargazing to follow. Light refreshments will be served. ere is no charge for this event. Stargazing Hayride Cedar Key Scrub State Reserve Wednesday, February 22, 7 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. Enjoy a ranger and astronomer guided hayride through Cedar Key Scrub State Reserve for a nighttime glimpse of this natural area, including binocular stargazing and interpretation. Reservations are required and space is limited. is event is free. e hayrides will depart from the Cedar Key Scrub picnic area on SR 24, ve miles east of Cedar Key. is event may be rescheduled for ursday, Feb. 23 in case of inclement weather. For more information and to make reservations call (352) 543-5567. If you require assistance in order to participate in this event, please inform park sta when making reservations. For more information, visit www. oridastateparks.org. Annual Stargazing Party Coming To Cedar Key
The Levy County Journal 7AFebruary 2, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Classi ed Ads 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 Putnam Says Diversify Energy in FloridaFlorida needs to diversify its energy sources, said Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam as he addressed the House Energy and Utilities Subcommittee. is has bounced all over state government and now it has landed in the lap of the red-headed step child, said Putnam speaking of his new charge, the states Energy O ce which is now housed at the Department of Ag. Putnam outlined a comprehensive energy policy that includes redirecting incentives, regulation, and opened the door slightly to a renewable requirement for utility companies. And the investors are ready for that but the state has passed on the ideas in legislative indecision with the result being no comprehensive energy policy developed for the third largest state in then nation. Putnams ideas went over well in the House committee and committee chairman Scott Plakon announced they would adopt the recommendations as a proposed committee bill with Sen. Andy Gardiner of the Senate Communications, Energy and Public Utilities Committee agreeing to do the same. e core idea is to place a new premium on energy diversity in a state that is projected to rely on natural gas for nearly 70 percent of its fuel -a source, he later noted, that was delivered via two pipelines "through hurricane alley." Putnam also urged a go-slow approach amid the constantly changing innovations in the technology-driven industry. "Overpromising to the public with these technologies is a disservice to the public,'' he said. e proposal would require the state's Public Service Commission to update the way it regulates the state's electric utilities by enabling the regulatory board to "place a value on renewable energy." To get there, he suggests: Requiring companies to report renewable resources as part of their 10-year site pans; Placing a value on diversity and conservation, including during need-determination decisions ("We have to drive them toward diversity,'' he said.); Considering renewables in power purchase agreements; Requiring consistent measurement through "clear criteria"; Allowing utilities to enter into public and private partnerships to expand renewable energy -a proposal that could allow them to pro t o and not compete with renewable energy producers. Allowing utilities to recover the cost of developing 75 megawatts or 1 percent of their generating capacity from renewable energy. He said the shift would cost consumers "pennies, not dollars" each month, jump-start statewide demand for renewable power and serve to help drive down the costs. is is a very modest step toward expanding renewable capacity in the State of Florida in a way that protects customers,'' he said. Requiring all 5,000 square foot or greater state buildings to report energy consumption. e new regulatory approach should embed renewables into Florida's future regulatory scheme. Putnam called his ideas modest. House members seemed impressed.Do you know someone that has made a noteworthy contribution to the community, someone who has gone out of their way and beyond to help others, a person who demonstrates a dedication to accomplishing encouraging achievements? e Greater Chie and Area Chamber of Commerce wants to hear from you. Anyone who would like to nominate a person for Citizen of the Year 2011 can submit a letter of recommendation, or call the Chamber o ce for a nomination form designed to help with the write-up. is special citizen could display a broad range of contributions and achievements, or be an individual unparalleled in a commitment to provide for one particular cause. It is important that you give speci c examples and details about what your nominee has done to stand out above others. List activities and contributions, results and achievements, who bene ted, honors and awards, memberships in civic and professional organizations. e candidate must be at least 18 years old and must reside in the Chie and area. e honoree will be announced and presented with an award at the Chambers annual banquet on Tuesday, March 6, 2012. Nominations close on Monday February 6, 2012 for the 2011 Citizen of the year. Send nominations to Chie and Chamber, P.O. Box 1397, Chie and, FL, 32644; Email to: chie firstname.lastname@example.org; Fax to: 352/493-0282 or drop o at 23 SE 2nd Avenue, Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.. For questions or further information please call the Chamber o ce at 352/493-1849. Nominations Close Feb. 6 for Chie and Chambers Citizen of the Yearcontention comes when the central division oversteps its constitutionally-given powers and tries to use unlawful powers against the states that are not in the power of the central division to enforce. e movement to remain true to the Constitution has even been introduced to the military through a group called Oath Keepers which has a website: oathkeepers.org whose motto is: Not On Our Watch! eir stated objective is to resist those actions taken by the U.S. government that overstep Constitutional boundaries. Oath Keepers was founded in 2009 by Steward Rhodes, a Yale Law School graduate and former US Army paratrooper. Some of their Orders we will not obey are: 1. We will not obey orders to disarm the American people. 2. We will not obey orders to conduct warrantless searches of the American people. 3. We will not obey orders to detain American citizens as unlawful enemy combatants or to subject them to military tribunal. 4. We will not obey orders to impose martial law or a state of emergency on a state. 9. We will not obey any orders to con scate the property of the American people....... 10. We will not obey any orders which infringe on the rights of the people to free speech, to peaceably assemble, and to petition their government for a redress of grievances. Richard Mack is also an Oath Keeper. Larry Keller, a writer for the Sothern Poverty Law Center, wrote in e Second Wave: Return of the Militias that Oath Keepers may be a particularly worrisome example of the Patriot revival. Keller described Mack as a longtime militia hero and quoted him as having said, e greatest threat we face today is not terrorists; it is our federal government. e New American magazine sums up what is currently brewing in the ranks of law enforcement and the military (and the citizens) in their article: Sheri s Oppose Encroachment of Federal Agents into their Jurisdictions stating, ere are dozens of candidates for sheri nationwide who share the view on the supremacy of state government and the constitutional locus of police power. ese lawmen read the Constitution and nowhere in it do they nd authorization for the federalization of law enforcement. In fact, they argue, the Constitutions federal system endows local police with greater authority than any federal agent when it comes to enforcing the laws in their counties. For more information on these issues you can decide for yourself by visiting their websites: constitutionalsheri s.com; oathkeepers.org; thenewamerican.com; CSPOA.orgSheri s Movement continued from page4A 4 WEEKS FOR ONLY $20!Its Our Journal 20/20 Special: Your Ad of 20 Words or Less for 4 Consecutive Weeks, No Changes. $20, 10¢ Each Additional Word. Email classi email@example.com
The Levy County Journal8AFebruary 2, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 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 Service Jacks Land Many anglers target black crappie during the cooler months in Florida. Nonresident anglers avoiding the deeper chill up north congregate around these premier sheries every winter to join Floridas own shers who enjoy pursuing and harvesting the succulent pan shes. Crappies are high-pro le sh with their own enthusiasts. CrappieUSA kicked o its 2012 season with an event at Flagler Countys Crescent Lake in January. Darrell Van Vactor, president of CrappieUSA, said, e 2.63-pound crappie that won the big sh award on Crescent Lake was de nitely a great crappie. In more than 25 years of crappie tournaments all over Florida, it is the best single sh weighed in, and the winning weight of 14.5 pounds for seven sh was also the best winning weight. He went on to say, Crescent Lake is truly the best crappie water we have found in your state, and your agency is evidently doing a great management job there. Bass Pro Shops Crappie Master Tournament Trail will have its Florida State Championship in February on the Harris Chain of Lakes around Tavares. Anglers can nd books, magazines, websites and television shows dedicated to great crappie shing. e fast action, once you have located a school, makes crappie a great sh for families and youth. Black crappies are also known as speckled perch or specks and are silver-white, speckled all over with black blotches. e sh are deep-bodied with two symmetrical ns along the top and bottom of the body. e Florida state record is 3.83 pounds, and the Big Catch Angler Recognition qualifying size is 14 inches or 2 pounds. e Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) annually issues a list of top crappie destinations, as well as lists for other sport sh. To see the list, go to MyFWC. com/Fishing and select Freshwater then Sites and Forecasts). is year, Cheree Steward, an FWC sheries biologist in Eustis, helped compile the list. e list includes: Rodman Reservoir (between Gainesville and Palatka); Lake Monroe (near Sanford; note that Crescent Lake is north of Lake Monroe on the St. Johns River); Lake Talquin (west of Tallahassee); Lake Weohyakapka /Walk-in-Water (east of Lake Wales); Lake Weir (southern Marion County); Lake Arbuckle (east of Frostproof); Lake Marian (southeast Osceola County, east of Lake Kissimmee); Lake Marion (east of Haines City); West Lake Tohopekaliga (south of the city of Kissimmee); Lake Kissimmee (east of Lake Wales); Mosaic Fish Management Area (southern Polk County); Lake Istokpoga (near Sebring); Lake Tra ord (near Immokalee). Steward points out that reports from local anglers, as well as data from trawling, electro shing and creel surveys compiled by sheries biologists, and knowledge of habitat trends all go into selecting these lakes. e list focuses on larger water bodies that have good access and can sustain more shing e ort, so even if your local lake isnt on the list, dont be afraid to try it. One of the best things about crappie shing in Florida is that you can nd them in almost all of our lakes. Unlike many pan sh, crappies spend much of their time o shore, feeding on small sh. Successful anglers drift through deeper water, shing with small minnows or freshwater grass shrimp until they nd a school. Try a light wire #4 hook and small split shot below a oat. Speck anglers typically use several rods or poles, shing at di erent depths until they pinpoint concentrations of sh. In the extreme, these are referred to as spider rigs for the way the rods look like spider legs sticking out from all sides of the boat. Specks move inshore to spawn during early spring, gathering in large numbers around heavy cover. Crappie also strike arti cial baits. Tipping a jig with a live minnow makes it especially e ective. Night shing for crappie with baits shed near a light can produce nice stringers, especially once it warms up. After black bass, crappies are the second-most popular freshwater species in Florida, followed by bream, in terms of angler e ort. Angler success rates over the past ve years averaged approximately 1.2 crappie per hour statewide (compared with 1.9 for bream and 0.7 for bass). Crappie provide a great shing opportunity, especially this time of year, and can be an exciting way to introduce new anglers both young and old to the lifetime sport of shing. Moreover, many anglers think they are one of the tastiest of freshwater shes, so give them a try. Instant licenses are available at MyFWC.com/License or by calling 888-FISH-FLORIDA (347-4356). Report violators by calling 888-404-3922, *FWC or #FWC on your cell phone, or texting to Tip@MyFWC.com. Black Crappie Fishing Hot in Floridas Cool Season e Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) introduced a new feature on its website this week. Users can now view and search a database of Florida boat ramps. Providing safe, convenient access to Floridas waterways is one of our goals, said Pat Harrell, the FWCs Boating Access Coordinator. is database is designed to help keep boaters informed about facilities that are currently available. Boaters can visit the Public Boat Ramp Finder site to locate and obtain details for more than 1,600 publicly accessible boat ramps. People can look for boat ramps within a certain county, on a lake theyd like to visit or even search for boat ramps near a speci c street address or GPS coordinates, Harrell said. e database provides a map, details and often photos of the ramps. e database was created from an inventory conducted for the Statewide Boating Access Inventory and Economic Assessment. e U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service provided funding through the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restorations Boating Access Program. Working with boating access management partners, including Floridas counties and the Department of Environmental Protection, the FWC identi ed and indexed approximately 3,440 boat ramps around the state. To access the database, visit MyFWC.com/ Boating. To help the FWC improve and update this database, the public is asked to email BoatRamps@MyFWC.com to report errors or new information. New Database of Florida Boat Ramps Introduced e Suwannee River Water Management District (District) commends Campbell Group, LLC for a 10-year commitment to water resource protection. Ten years ago, the District purchased development rights from Campbell Group on a 32,291-acre parcel in Dixie County, which includes the California Swamp. Under the terms of a conservation easement, landowners of the property have agreed to keep the property in its current natural state in order to protect natural resources. Property owners have given up development rights, as well as timber rights on about 18,428 acres of wetland areas. e landowners also have chosen to implement conservation practices when conducting forestry activities in nonwetland areas. What I like about the conservation easement is it provides wetlands and water quality protection, but yet people can still use the land, said Glenn Osteen, Florida area manager for the Campbell Group. Currently, we have three hunting clubs with 400 members that enjoy the land during hunting season and numerous guests who sh, canoe, and bird watch in and around California Lake year-round. Previously, the land was used as a hunting preserve for private hunt clubs. Now, in addition the general public may access California Lake by securing a special day use permit issued by the landowners. Wetlands on the property drain into the estuary of the Gulf of Mexico. e property also connects to the Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge. is conservation easement has allowed us to protect a pristine cypress watershed that drains to the Big Bend Seagrasses Aquatic Preserve in the Gulf, and at minimal cost, said Melanie Roberts, the Districts director of Mission Support. Securing a conservation easement is a low-cost way to protect our natural resources. Land ownership remains with the property owner, so there is no maintenance cost to the District. A conservation easement is a perpetual agreement that leaves the basic ownership and management of property with the landowner but permanently restricts the use, subdivision, and alteration of the land. e District currently protects more than 124,000 acres of water resource lands using this tool.Conservation Easement in Dixie County Protects California Swamp Robert Osteen and his grandson Gauge Buzby enjoy shing in California Lake in Dixie County where the District purchased a conservation easement. Little Santa Fe Lake Boat Ramp Closing for RepairsLittle Santa Fe Lake boat ramp will be closed from Jan. 30 through Feb. 6 for repairs. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissions Boating and Waterways section, the boat ramp and dock, located o County Road 21B, will be repaired while the water level is low. During this time, boaters can access Little Santa Fe Lake through Big Santa Fe Lakes public boat ramp at 24500 NE State Road 26, one mile west of Melrose. is ramp has public restrooms, a picnic area and two launching ramps. Little Santa Fe Lake is a 1,135-acre lake that connects to Big Santa Fe Lake. For more information about the ramp closure, please call April Secrest at 352-732-1225
The Levy County Journal 9AFebruary 2, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Sudoku e answers for this weeks sudoku puzzle will appear in next weeks issue. Last weeks Sudoku 115 NOTICES125 SERVICES210 HELP WANTED 440 VACANT LAND FOR SALE 500 FOR SALE540 LIVESTOCK 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. Tfnf SHEDS, SHEDS, SHEDS! We move em. Best price in town. 352-493-0345. Joes Rollback Service. Credit cards accepted. TfnApJftfn --------NEED A FENCE OF ANY KIND? Call Danny, any time. 352-463-1832 or 352493-5345 tfnApJftfn --------GUNS AND CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMITS: Call (352) 493-4209 for information. 3/15Jp --------CAREGIVER SERVICES Certi ed Nurse Assistant (CNA) experienced. Will cook, clean, drive. References. I live on Cedar Key Island. Call 352/8716065. 2/23Jp --------SPRING HILL INSURANCE GROUP We are here for all your Insurance needs Home, Auto, Life or Health CALL NOW: For a free quote You could be paying too much! (352) 332-1180 firstname.lastname@example.org 2/23Jp130 FREEFREE MEALS ON WHEELS FOR PETS: Hosted by Happy Tails Social Club. Call for details (352) 493-0252 ftfn135 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESFLORIDAS 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 programs 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 programs Web site at http:// ombudsman.my orida.com. The local council meets at Haven Hospice of North Central Florida, 4200 NW 90th Boulevard in Gainesville to discuss the programs current activities and give the public a chance to provide comments about long-term care facility issues. These public meetings begin at 12:30 p.m. Concerned citizens and those interested in volunteering are welcome to attend. tfnf 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. 2/9Jp305 APARTMENTS FOR RENTWILLISTON ARMS APARTMENTS 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments starting at $567 per month. Short commute to both Ocala and Gainesville. Rental Assistance program based on eligibility and availability. We also accept Section 8. Ask about in-house specials. Equal Housing Opportunity. (352) 528-3352 TDD 1-800955-8771. 2/23Jb -------BRONSON VILLAS & BRONSON VILLAGE APARTMENTS 2-Bedroom apartments with washer/dryer hookups starting at $580 per month. Rental Assistance based on eligibility and availability. Short drives to Williston, Chie and and Gainesville. We also accept Section 8. Ask about in-house specials. Equal Housing Opportunity. (352) 528-3352 TDD 1-800955-8771. 2/23Jb315 MOBILE HOMES FOR RENT3/2 BETWEEN WILLISTON & BRONSON: 2 covered porches, tile and wood/ laminate throughout, small pet allowed. 1st, last, and security. $600/month. Call (352) 486-6547. 2/16Jp415 MOBILE HOMES FOR SALEGREAT 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. 2/16Jp LAND 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 hours appt. Toll Free 1-877-542-3432 6/9/12Jp--------BEANIE BABIES & BEANIE BUDDIES. Large collection will sell as a group or individually. Call 352-262-4169 for more information. tfnJe --------LUMBER FOR SALE Pine, cherry and cypress. Call Sammy at (352) 9493222. ptfn --------500 GALLON FUEL TANK and approved containment shelter. $500. Call 352/4953000. 2/23Jp --------METAL DETECTORS Local Whites & Garrett dealer at Chie and Flea Market, 27 Yellow, on Saturday. Call 386/935-2501 or email: santeferivertrading@ windstream.net 3/22Jp530 GUNS 12 GAUGE SHOTGUN MOSSBERG with adjustable choke, bolt action, in good condition. #200 OBO Call 352/486-0212. 2/2Jp540 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 mares 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. tfnJe555 AUTOMOBILESANY 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. 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The Levy County Journal10AFebruary 2, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Dear Levy County Residents, It is with a heart full of gratitude and appreciation for the opportunity that you have given me over the past 3 plus years, that I hereby announce my intention to seek re-election as Your Levy County Property Appraiser. I am truly grateful and humbled that you chose to elect me to serve you, the residents of this wonderful County, in this position of leadership. I want to acknowledge and thank the awesome sta that I have been blessed to work with. ey are James Allen, Melinda Jelks, Lisa Shipp, Jason Whistler, Brian Jones, Al Hardee, Helen Addison, Patricia Potter, David Smith and Randy Rutter. Also, thanks to the recently retired Gary Ward, Brenda Durrance and Lynn Legrand. ank you all for your dedication and willingness to adjust, change and accept the focus that my leadership brought into the Property Appraisers o ce and for serving the people of Levy County with respectful and professional attitudes. We will continue to have a multitude of legislative changes that a ect how we are mandated to serve our property owners, but you can continue to be con dent that under my leadership your Property Appraisers o ce will be consistent, fair and capable of providing professional service. I will continue to always use the discretion given to me in a manner which best serves the taxpayers of Levy County. We, your sta at the Property Appraisers o ce, will continue to keep up with changes in law, technology and the real estate market. We are always looking for ways to better serve you in all of these areas and greatly appreciate your comments and suggestions. I am very conservative scally and believe that government has gotten way too big. Since Levy County Property Appraiser Oz Barker Seeks Re-Electiontaking o ce in 2009, I have worked hard to cut the cost of doing business in the Appraisers o ce and have successfully cut the operating budget by over 21%. While seeking to be elected as Your Property Appraiser back in 2008 my campaign slogan was, Making a Di erence. at focus has not changed. I still have that God given desire in my heart to make a positive di erence in the Property Appraisers o ce, the Levy County Courthouse and in the community of Levy County. ere is a passage of scripture in Gods word that sums up how I feel about serving in the position of leadership which I have been entrusted with, Luke 12: 48 For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more. I am accountable to God rst and then to you who have entrusted me to serve the residents of Levy County. In closing I want to give all praise, honor and glory to my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ because he is worthy to be praised. anks and God Bless, Osborn Oz Barker Mitchs Gold & Diamonds WES Students 'Dubbed' Winners at Hoggetowne Medieval FaireStudents from Williston Elementary School pose with the "King and Queen" of the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire, Michael and Fontaine Huey, who joyfully journey to Gainesville every year to ll these roles. ey presented the students with "royal" certi cates and t-shirts as prizes at the awards ceremony Saturday afternoon, January 28th, the rst day of Faire. In front are Clayton Nesler supporting his friend Ryan Cusumano. Behind them are Delaney Holcomb, Abigail Lowrimore and Ana Chiperi. Tyler Roberts is on the king's right, and seated between the king and queen are Rhett Munden, Anthony Gri th, Kaley Clinkscales, Emma Moxley and Kaley's sister Christina. ose winners unable to attend received their awards at school the following Monday. e students, all members of Lisa Posteraro's class, the Enhanced Learning Program at WES, are required to submit an entry for the Student Art and Essay Contest, thus enabling them to attend Student Day at the Faire on Friday, February 3rd. (After the Faire, the students will visit the Florida Museum of Natural History on the University of Florida campus.) Devin and Annie Whitehurst, of Williston, along with big sister, Annabelle, joyfully announce the arrival of Maybree Miriam Whitehurst. She was born December 15, 2011 at 8:40 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 9 oz. and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Jackie and Pam Morrison of Trenton. 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Students who have taken the online course and wish to complete this classroom portion must bring the onlinecompletion report with them. e location for this class will be given to those who register in advance by calling the regional o ce at 386/7580525 or going to MyFWC. com/HunterSafety. All rearms, ammunition and materials are provided free of charge. Students should bring a pen or pencil and paper. An adult must accompany children younger than 16 at all times. People born on or after June 1, 1975, must complete the hunter safety course before purchasing a Florida hunting license. e FWC course satis es hunter-safety training requirements for all other states and Canadian provinces. ose interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC. com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWCs regional o ce in Lake City at 386-758-0525. Hunter Safety Internetcompletion Course in Gilchrist County
www.levyjournalonline.com L e v y L Levy L i f e ifeLEVY COUNTY JOURNAL VOL. 88, NO. 31 50 CENTS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2012 Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Call or write to us at PO Box 2990, Chie and, FL 32644-2990 or email email@example.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. Fowlers Blu Water Treatment Plant More than Halfway CompletedConstruction on the new Fowlers Blu water treatment plant and water system improvements reached an important milestone this week. A drive past the site on CR 347 reveals that the structural steel framing and split-faced block has been erected, a primary lter element is installed and construction of the ground storage tanks is taking shape. e general contractor, Beach Construction, Inc., of Gainesville, began work in the fall, and as of mid-January, is more than 50 percent complete, on schedule and on budget. e new system will replace one built in 1969 and utilizes a nano ltration system that will allow residents to remove their private water lters and softeners when it becomes operational. Joe Mittauer, President of Mittauer & Associates, Inc., the environmental and civil engineering rm selected for the project, praised the Fowlers Blu Water Association for their vision and determination to make these much needed improvements. Mr. Mittauer added, Our environmental and structural engineers, project managers, and support sta the top quality sta at the USDA Rural Development o ces in Ocala and Gainesville and the professionalism of Beach Construction is why this project is successful. A $2,890,000 grant and low-interest loan from USDA Rural Development is funding the water treatment facility that includes over 20,800 linear feet of water supply piping. For more information, contact Greg Lang, V.P. of Community Development at Mittauer & Associates, Inc. at firstname.lastname@example.org (Above): Checking on the progress of the new Fowlers Blu Water Treatment Plant. (L): Slabs, partial walls and framework for the roof at the new Fowlers Blu Water Treatment facility in progress. Photos courtesy of Mittauer & Associates, Inc.Sandra Adame went outside her home at 19990 NE 17 Place in Williston to feed her horses on Monday, Jan. 30 as her ve-year-old son sat playing inside the mobile home they live in. As she was feeding Adame noticed smoke coming from her home and raced to the home to save her son. While clutching her son she ran down the road to ag down a passing motorist to call 9-1-1. Williston Fire/Rescue and Levy County Fire/Rescue arrived on the scene to extinguish the re as Adame could only stand there and watch, grateful that she had her son in her arms safe and sound. Due to the dry conditions the re quickly spread from the house to the horse paddocks. e Fire/Rescue crews managed to get the re out and the horses were not harmed. Family and Horses Saved but Home Goes Up in Smoke in Williston But the mobile home did not fare so well and is destroyed. At this time it is unknown as to the cause of the re but the State Fire Marshal has been noti ed and the investigation is continuing.Proud January awardees of Student of the Month commendation for a Positive Attutude at Joyce Bullock Elementary school. Congra tulations to all the Positive Young People at JBE. Photo courtesy of Melissa Lewis, Asst. Principal at JBE
The Levy County Journal2BFebruary 2, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Levy County Community Calendar BRONSONFlorida Native Garden Seminar Feb. 10Florida Native Plant Roundtable Group invites you to our Informal Meetings about learning how to establish a Florida Native Garden. e next meeting is: Fri., Feb. 10 at 10 a.m. at the Levy County Extension o ce, 625 North Hathaway Avenue, Bronson. We will share why growing Native Florida plants may be easier, less expensive in the long run, and may provide food, nectar and cover for butter ies and birds. is is open to the public. Are You Interested?? Contact: Barbara @ 486-5131 or email email@example.com All extension programs and services are open to all without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin or handicap.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.CEDAR KEYCedar Key Arts Center Cedar Key Arts Center has lots to o er. All events are open to the public. Cedar Key Arts Center 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 Ongoing opportunities that still have openings: Feb. 7, 21, 7 p.m. Photoshop elements with Ann Kamzelski; Feb 9 and 23, 10 a.m. Painting 101 with Sandi Allen; Feb. 10 & 11, 9 a.m., Pen and Ink Drawing with Joyce Patti; Feb. 12-13, 10 a.m. People in Places All Media with Ray Hassard; Feb. 17, Open Studio; Mar. 4-6, 9 a.m. Portraits with Maggie McClellan; urs.After School Art Education with Zandy Zettler; Wed. mornings Boat Builders with Earl Starnes; 10 a.m.Dark Room Techniques with Chris Harkness. Sunday Salons are Free and 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. Gallery show opens on Feb. 4 from 5-7 p.m. with Susan Dauphinees Florida Landscapes in the main gallery and Connie Nelson showing in the Members Gallery. 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 Childrens Summer Art Program Bene t Dinner and Ra e will be held on Wed. Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. upstairs at the CK Arts Center with a 3-course gourmet dinner catered 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 352/543-6520. Seating is limitedRefuge Photo-WalksMichelle Pearson will lead Cedar Keys and Lower Suwannee Friends of the Refuges Photo Walks/Trips every 4th Tuesday at 10 a.m. 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. Call 352/325-0134 for more info.Friends of the Lower Suwannee Sponsor Butter y Presentation Feb. 11Barbara Woodmansee will give a presentation about the butter ies in the Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge on Sat. Feb. 11 at 10:30 a.m. at the Cedar Key Library. Using her extensive collection of photos from the Refuge, she will focus on the families of butter ies in the refuge. Barbara will provide tips on how to distinguish di erent species and how to locate them and the di erence between day ying moths and butter ies. Barbara will bring a check list for folks interested in recording their sightings of butter ies.TOWN OF SUWANNEEPaddlers in the Hidden Coast Workshop Feb. 23Come and attend the Attracting Paddlers to the Hidden Coast Free workshop on Feb. 23 to be held in the Community Center in the town of Suwannee with lunch provided by the Suwannee Chamber of Commerce. Join experts in the eld of tourism, marketing, social media, and recreation and learn how to lure paddlers to this world-class paddling destination of the Big Bend and bring economic bene ts to your business. Please call Liz Sparks at 850/922-6160 to RSVP and answer any questions. YANKEETOWN-INGLISWomans Club Thrift Shop e rift Shop at the Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club has been a staple in the community since 1966. Starting out at Town Hall then moving across the street from the Izaak Walton Lodge. When the Post O ce moved to its current location, the rift Shop lost most of its walk-in customers. In an e ort to regain those customers, members of the Womans Club rolled up their sleeves and set the plans in motion to add on to the clubhouse. at was accomplished in 1984 and the shop has been gaining steam ever since. Stocked solely by donations from club members and the community, the rift Shop is one of the nest in Levy, Citrus and Marion Counties. In January the shop hours were expanded to ve days a week, Tues-Sat 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the community has responded by keeping the volunteer workers hopping to sort donations and make sales. is allows the Womans Club to give back to the community through donations to Yankeetown School, local Fire Rescue units, maintaining the AF Knotts Library and much more. For the month of February, all mens, infant and childrens clothes will be BOGO (buy one get one free). As a way to thank those who have served our country, a 10% discount is o ered to all Veterans (with ID) on their total purchase. For questions or information call the club at 352/447-2057.WILLISTONWilliston Chamber Business After Hours at Guardian Angels Feb. 9 e Williston Area Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to a Business After Hours event to be held at Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. e event will be held on urs., Feb. 9, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at their facility located at 3251 NE 180th Ave., Williston. If you are not familiar with this wonderful group they are responsible for training service dogs. ey have recently partnered with the federal government and are providing these highly-trained dogs to the Veterans Administration (VA) veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). If you are an area resident, visitor or veteran please come out to see this wonderful facility and the great work that they do! R.S.V.P. to the Chamber o ce at: 352/528-5552.Levy County Fair Association Yard Sale Feb. 11 e Fair Association will be having its annual yard sale fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 starting at 8 a.m. We will be set up at Keeping It Green Nursery on the corner of N. Main Street and NE 2nd Avenue in Williston, across from Williston General Dentistry. We can still use any items that you would like to donate so get your Spring-cleaning done a little early. We are a Non-Pro t organization and all donations are tax deductible. We also really need a storage shed for both the yard sale and then at the Fairgrounds. We can pick up and move any donations you have. Please call Marc at 352/5385551 to make arrangements. Your Fair Needs Your Support! Preparations are underway for the 2012 Levy County Fair on Apr. 12 through 15 at the Williston Airport Industrial Park, just across from the Williston Horsemans Park. e Fair is still a few months away and there is 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 and Food Preservation to Sewing and Hobby Crafts. We will have a complete Livestock Show. With all this excitement, remember the Levy County Fair is not just a livestock show, we will have a full Midway with lots of exciting rides, attractions, games, tons of great food, a variety of exhibitors and much, much more all for one low gate admission price! Mark your calendars now and check out the website or call 352/528-2516. Williston Central Christian Spring Mulch Sale Feb. 25 e Williston Central Christian Academy will host its 2nd Annual Spring Mulch Sale on Sat. Feb. 25 from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. on the campus at 225 SE 4 Street in Williston. We will be selling bagged Cypress Mulch for $2.00 a bag. We will be taking pre-orders or you can swing by the day of the event and pick-up. If you wish to pre-order please contact the school at 352/529-0900.Williston Lions Club Events e Williston Lions Club is located at 401 SE 6th Avenue in Williston where we have regular events throughout the week and month for all to participate. We are looking for new members Levy County Saltwater and Freshwater Tides DAY HIGH TIDE HEIGHT SUNRISE MOON % MOON /LOW TIME /FEET SUNSET TIME VISIBLECedar KeyTh 2 Low 3:46 AM 0.2 7:21 AM Set 2:53 AM 65 2 High 10:36 AM 2.1 6:11 PM Rise 1:31 PM 2 Low 2:53 PM 1.6 2 High 9:03 PM 3.1 F 3 Low 4:56 AM -0.1 7:20 AM Set 3:45 AM 74 3 High 11:45 AM 2.3 6:12 PM Rise 2:22 PM 3 Low 4:19 PM 1.6 3 High 10:12 PM 3.3 Sa 4 Low 5:49 AM -0.3 7:19 AM Set 4:35 AM 82 4 High 12:31 PM 2.6 6:13 PM Rise 3:18 PM 4 Low 5:25 PM 1.4 4 High 11:10 PM 3.4 Su 5 Low 6:32 AM -0.6 7:19 AM Set 5:22 AM 89 5 High 1:06 PM 2.8 6:14 PM Rise 4:16 PM 5 Low 6:18 PM 1.2 M 6 High 12:02 AM 3.6 7:18 AM Set 6:07 AM 95 6 Low 7:10 AM -0.7 6:14 PM Rise 5:18 PM 6 High 1:37 PM 3 6 Low 7:03 PM 0.9 Tu 7 High 12:48 AM 3.7 7:17 AM Set 6:48 AM 98 7 Low 7:46 AM -0.8 6:15 PM Rise 6:20 PM 7 High 2:06 PM 3.1 7 Low 7:46 PM 0.6 W 8 High 1:33 AM 3.8 7:17 AM Set 7:28 AM 99 8 Low 8:20 AM -0.7 6:16 PM Rise 7:24 PM 8 High 2:34 PM 3.3 8 Low 8:27 PM 0.3 Suwannee River EntranceTh 2 Low 4:04 AM 0.2 7:21 AM Set 2:54 AM 65 2 High 10:42 AM 1.8 6:11 PM Rise 1:31 PM 2 Low 3:11 PM 1.5 2 High 9:09 PM 2.7 F 3 Low 5:14 AM -0.1 7:21 AM Set 3:46 AM 74 3 High 11:51 AM 2 6:12 PM Rise 2:22 PM 3 Low 4:37 PM 1.5 3 High 10:18 PM 2.9 Sa 4 Low 6:07 AM -0.3 7:20 AM Set 4:36 AM 82 4 High 12:37 PM 2.3 6:13 PM Rise 3:18 PM 4 Low 5:43 PM 1.3 4 High 11:16 PM 3 Su 5 Low 6:50 AM -0.6 7:19 AM Set 5:23 AM 89 5 High 1:12 PM 2.5 6:14 PM Rise 4:17 PM 5 Low 6:36 PM 1.1 M 6 High 12:08 AM 3.2 7:19 AM Set 6:07 AM 95 6 Low 7:28 AM -0.7 6:15 PM Rise 5:18 PM 6 High 1:43 PM 2.6 6 Low 7:21 PM 0.9 Tu 7 High 12:54 AM 3.3 7:18 AM Set 6:49 AM 98 7 Low 8:04 AM -0.8 6:15 PM Rise 6:21 PM 7 High 2:12 PM 2.7 7 Low 8:04 PM 0.6 W 8 High 1:39 AM 3.3 7:17 AM Set 7:28 AM 99 8 Low 8:38 AM -0.7 6:16 PM Rise 7:24 PM 8 High 2:40 PM 2.9 8 Low 8:45 PM 0.3 Withlacoochee River EntranceTh 2 Low 4:41 AM 0.2 7:19 AM Set 2:52 AM 65 2 High 10:43 AM 1.9 6:10 PM Rise 1:30 PM 2 Low 3:48 PM 1.5 2 High 9:10 PM 2.8 F 3 Low 5:51 AM -0.1 7:19 AM Set 3:44 AM 74 3 High 11:52 AM 2.1 6:11 PM Rise 2:21 PM 3 Low 5:14 PM 1.5 3 High 10:19 PM 3 Sa 4 Low 6:44 AM -0.3 7:18 AM Set 4:34 AM 82 4 High 12:38 PM 2.4 6:12 PM Rise 3:17 PM 4 Low 6:20 PM 1.3 4 High 11:17 PM 3.1 Su 5 Low 7:27 AM -0.6 7:17 AM Set 5:21 AM 89 5 High 1:13 PM 2.5 6:13 PM Rise 4:16 PM 5 Low 7:13 PM 1.1 M 6 High 12:09 AM 3.3 7:17 AM Set 6:05 AM 95 6 Low 8:05 AM -0.7 6:13 PM Rise 5:17 PM 6 High 1:44 PM 2.7 6 Low 7:58 PM 0.9 Tu 7 High 12:55 AM 3.4 7:16 AM Set 6:47 AM 98 7 Low 8:41 AM -0.8 6:14 PM Rise 6:19 PM 7 High 2:13 PM 2.8 7 Low 8:41 PM 0.6 W 8 High 1:40 AM 3.5 7:15 AM Set 7:26 AM 99 8 Low 9:15 AM -0.7 6:15 PM Rise 7:23 PM 8 High 2:41 PM 3 8 Low 9:22 PM 0.3 is week Last week Year agoSteers over 600 lbs 3% 2% 1% Steers under 600 lbs 32% 36% 37% Heifers over 600 lbs 2% 2% 1% Heifers under 600 lbs 32% 32% 37% Feeder cows 3% 1% 3% Slaughter cows 25% 25% 18% Bulls 3% 3% 3%Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 1225-1595 1347 64.00-77.00 72.6 1215-1585 1355 76.00-87.00 80.67 HD 1395-1405 1402 61.00-64.00 62.00 LD 1690-1895 1785 73.00-77.00 75.08 Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 820-1190 1045 64.00-80.00 73.63 895-1190 1094 75.00-87.00 80.90 HD 835-1055 941 58.00-64.00 60.74 LD 1200-1590 1342 68.00-80.00 75.72 1200-1510 1304 78.00-88.00 82.38 HD Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 800-835 818 64.00-70.00 65.75 800-835 815 48.00-62.00 55.88 LD 850-1185 988 63.00-72.00 66.95 850-1115 941 49.00-63.00 58.04 LD 1240-1530 1319 64.00-71.00 67.66 Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 1040-1485 1347 76.00-95.00 85.48 1090-1470 1313 67.00-83.00 78.13 LD 1500-2230 1706 84.00-99.00 89.62 1550-2075 1816 95.00-103.00 97.74 HD 1600-1825 1694 68.00-85.00 79.14 LD Feeder Steers and Bulls Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 200-245 226 198.00-255.00 226.65 250-295 271 198.00-260.00 223.14 300-345 321 187.50-240.00 206.79 350-395 369 167.50-225.00 191.9 400-445 420 155.00-200.00 175.34 450-495 468 150.00-185.00 164.32 500-545 521 140.00-170.00 153.6 550-595 567 140.00-164.00 148.8 600-645 618 130.00-156.00 143.24 650-690 668 127.50-148.00 136.49 705-720 709 127.00-135.00 131.01 750-770 758 125.00-130.00 127 Feeder Steers and Bulls Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 205-245 228 170.00-210.00 189.26 250-295 273 160.00-205.00 183.58 300-345 324 145.00-200.00 171.96 350-395 372 135.00-185.00 157.97 400-445 419 130.00-167.50 147.97 450-495 472 127.50-156.00 140.95 500-545 517 119.00-150.00 134.31 550-595 571 117.50-139.00 128.75 600-645 618 114.00-133.00 122.85 650-695 664 120.00-130.00 124.19 Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 200-245 222 175.00-220.00 194.53 250-295 271 155.00-205.00 178.95 300-345 320 150.00-192.00 164.72 350-395 371 145.00-175.00 156.92 400-445 423 139.00-162.00 148.49 450-495 468 130.00-160.00 146.34 500-545 516 122.50-147.50 138.22 550-595 569 122.00-150.00 132.45 600-645 616 120.00-139.00 127.06 650-685 663 122.00-135.00 129.22 715-745 731 115.00-124.00 119.2 750-790 766 114.00-121.00 116.55 Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 200-245 223 130.00-185.00 167.38 250-290 273 130.00-180.00 151.66 300-345 321 125.00-150.00 141.27 350-395 375 120.00-145.00 135.24 400-445 421 117.50-142.00 131.63 450-495 468 115.00-138.00 128 500-545 522 110.00-135.00 121.4 550-595 570 109.00-130.00 117.39 600-635 615 105.00-119.00 112.02 650-690 667 109.00-115.00 112.2 705-725 716 108.00-113.00 110.01 Bred Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 900-1020 960 83.00-89.00 85.81 4-6 MoBred 915-1075 997 85.00-87.00 86.33 7-9 MoBred Bred Cows Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 985-1055 1015 74.00-80.00 77.00 4-6 MoBred 900-1060 956 79.00-85.00 82.20 7-9 MoBred 1100-1190 1149 77.00-80.00 78.42 4-6 MoBred 1130-1190 1162 77.00-80.00 79.00 7-9 MoBred Cow Calf Pairs Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 905-1080 1008 1080.00-1090.00 1082.96 1255-1295 1275 1330.00-1435.00 1383.32 1325-1465 1395 1360.00-1585.00 1478.15Florida Cattle Auctions Weekly SummaryBartow, FL Fri Jan 27, 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 8,133 compared to 9,340 last week, and 7,860 last year. According to the Florida Federal-State Livestock Market News Service: Compared to one week ago, slaughter cows 2.00 to 4.00 lower, bulls 1.00 to 3.00 lower, feeder steers 3.00 to 5.00 higher, heifers 2.00 to 4.00 higher, replacement cows mostly steady.continued on page 3B
The Levy County Journal 3BFebruary 2, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Do You Have Questions About Medicare?Do you have questions about your options for Medicare, Medicare/Medicaid, Disability, Supplemental Insurance, Part D Prescription Drug Plans, or Medicare Billings?If you do, come see SHINE, a volunteer program with the Florida Department of Elder A airs, for one-on-one counseling. SHINE provides free, unbiased and con dential assistance. If you cannot come to a site call the Elder Helpline at 1-800-2622243 to be referred to a SHINE Volunteer near you. SHINE will be at: Wed. Feb. 15 1:30-3:30 p.m. Chie and Senior Center.Levy County Health Department Opens After-Hours Medical Care e Levy County Health Department will be providing afterhours medical care for minor injuries, illness, routine health care, physicals for work, sports or school 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.Senator Oelrichs Staff Holding Of ce Hours Feb. 1 e Legislative sta from the o ce of State Senator Steve Oelrich (R-Gainesville District 14) will be holding o ce hours in Levy County on Wed. Feb. 1. e Senators sta is traveling throughout District 14 to meet with constituents to answer general questions about state government and issues and provide constituent services to persons who may be experiencing problems with state agencies. Monthly o ce hours will be held the rst Wed. of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Levy County Commission Chamber at the courthouse in Bronson. Persons interested in meeting with sta may set an appointment time by calling 352/375-3555 or walk-ins are welcomed.QACDG Welcomes Canadas Singing Quilter Feb. 2Quilters of Alachua County Day Guild (QACDG) will welcome Cathy Miller, the Singing Quilter, and husband John Bunge, from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, to their ursday, February 2nd meeting in the recently-opened Senior Around the Nature Coast O u r F a m i l y S e r v i n g Y o u r s S i n c e 1996 Phone & Remote Support Is Now Available To Take Care Of Software Malfunctions/Clean Out Viruses Update/Driver Installation Problems E-mail Problems and MORE Remote Support Requirements High-Speed/DSL/Satellite www.gatorworks.com 4 WEST PARK AVENUE CHIEFLAND, FL 32626 W e A c c e p t Give Us a Call Today! e Dixie Echoes are coming to Chie and. is legendary quartet will be appearing on ursday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Chie and at 707 N. Main Street. For nearly 50 years, e Dixie Echoes have been delivering the good news of the Gospel through their spiritually uplifting musical ministry. Since their formation in 1960 e Dixie Echoes have enjoyed much success and are probably best remembered for their performances on the Gospel Singing Jubilee, which aired in the late 60s and early 70s. e quartet consists of long-time lead vocalist Randy Shelnut, baritone Randy Shelnut Jr., tenor Michael Heiwig, and bass vocalist, Mike Jennings. e quartet is accompanied by award-winning pianist Stewart Vamado. Although considered to be one of the pioneer Gospel groups, e Dixie Echoes have maintained a refreshing vocal style and a diverse song selection that appeal to audiences of all ages. is concert will begin at 7 p.m. To obtain additional information regarding this exciting musical event, call Elvira at 4934692 or the church o ce at 493-4627. Make plans now to join the Dixie Echoes at the First United Methodist Church on Feb. 9 for an exciting evening of Gospel quartet music. Donation Requested at the door. The Dixie Echoes to Perform at First United Methodist Church Feb. 9Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34th Street in Gainesville. Cathy and John enjoyed music careers long before quilting entered the picture. Now the singer-songwriter duo travel the world performing for hundreds of quilt guilds and at shows, and recording and publishing quilting-related music. Cathy doesnt just sing about quilting, however. Shes also an award-winning quilter and teacher herself. 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. For more information on the guild, call Beverley Hilton, (352) 373-7791, or go to www.qacdg.org.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.orgTax-Aide Begins Feb. 3Free tax preparation and e- le with AARP Tax-Aide begins Friday Feb. 3 AARP helps lowand moderate-income families with special attention to those 60 and older to le their personal income tax returns. Volunteers are trained to assist in ling tax forms and basis schedules including the 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ. Taxpayers with complex tax returns are advised to seek paid tax assistance. Check with your location to see what they can do for you. CHIEFLAND Luther Callaway Library, 104 NE 3rd St, 352/493-2758; Fri. 12 to 4 p.m.; Sat. 10:30 to 2 p.m. (Feb. and Apr. only) Call to make appointment. CROSS CITY Dixie County Library, 16328 SE 19 Hwy, 352/498-1219; Tues. 12 to 4 p.m. Call for appointment. TRENTON Gilchrist County Library, Hwy 129 North, 352/463-3176; Mon. 1 to 5 p.m. Call for appointment. WILLISTON Williston Library, 10 SE 1 St., 352/5282313; urs. 10 to 2 p.m. Call for appointmentWorld War II Veterans Meet Feb. 9All World War II veterans are welcome to join us for lunch on urs.. Feb. 9 at Dekes Steakhouse in Chief land, 6650 NW 140th Street, at 11:30 a.m.. ese vets come from ve surrounding counties. ere is no fee to join, just come and enjoy the camaraderie. Bring your spouse, a friend or care giver. On March 2nd, 3rd and 4th, there will be a vintage aircraft show in Keystone Heights. Youll have a chance to see the old B-17 once more. If you have any questions call Dot Halvorsen, 352/542-7697.Kanapaha Bamboo Workshop Feb. 11Kanapaha Botanical Gardens in Gainesville annually o ers a bamboo workshop to acquaint homeowners with the use of bamboos in the landscape. is workshop includes an introduction to Kanapahas bamboo collection and information on the cultivation, propagation, and landscape utilization of bamboo species in North Florida. You are invited to this years workshop. Sat., Feb. 11, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Registration: $10 individual or $15 couple. To register, or for more information, call 352/3724981SRWMD Governing Board Meeting Feb. 14 e Suwannee River Water Management Districts Governing Board will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012 at 9 a.m. at District Headquarters at 9225 CR 49 in Live Oak, FL 32060. e meeting is to consider District business and conduct public hearings on regulatory, real estate and other various matters including the 2012 Florida Work Plan and the 2012-2021 Strategic Plan. A workshop will be held immediately following the meeting. On Monday, Feb. 27, 2012 at 1 p.m. a Tentative Intermediate Governing Board Meeting will be held at District Headquarters in Live Oak. Public should check the district website or contact the District to con rm that the meeting has not been cancelled or rescheduled. All meeting, workshops and hearings are open to the public.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 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 352/860-1578.and volunteers so if you want to help out the community and have something enjoyable to do, come and see us. Our meetings are held every month on the 2nd Tuesday of the month and guests are very welcome. We will be planning future events so your assistance in this matter is greatly appreciated. If you need to reach us by phone call 352-342-7525. ursdays: Bingo @ 7 p.m. We o er two Jackpots. If an attendee brings a friend, that attendee will get a free card. Saturdays: Farmers Market and Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. DUNNELLON-RAINBOW SPRINGSThe Historic Village Merchants of Dunnellon Village Market Feb. 4 e Historic Village Merchants of Dunnellon invite you to join us for our First Saturday Village Market on Sat., Feb. 4, 2012 from 9 to 2 p.m. Come stroll down W. Pennsylvania Avenue to Cedar Street and then up to Walnut and Chestnut streets. is event feature vendors selling their arts and crafts as well as people selling homemade goodies. All of the shops will be open for business as usual. Come bring your whole family and enjoy! Happy Valentines Day! For more information, call (352) 465-2225.Cracker Days at Rainbow Spgs Park Feb. 25-26Its Cracker Days at Rainbow Springs State Park again. During the weekend of February 25th and 26th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. exhibitors and demonstrators will be telling about the early pioneer history of Florida. We will have many of the people you enjoy watching including Betty Lou Seager with her angora rabbits and spinning wheel and Trapper Robert. Our sta and many volunteers will be in period dress in the cow camp, along with a Cracker horse and many exhibits about early Florida. ere will also be an archeological exhibit. Kettle corn, fry bread and lemonade will be available. e Crafty Ladies have Cracker dolls and other handcrafted items for you to buy. Nature Quest will be running trams in the parking lot to the entry and from the Felburn Pavilion to the Cow Camp. Copies of the Cracker Times will be available to show you where and when everything is taking place. Come hear Storyteller Sam tell about his adventures. At the entrance to the park we will have our native plant sales and information. Some of the best Florida musicians will be performing throughout the day in the Felburn Pavilion. All this for the park entry fee of $2.00 per person, children under 6 free. You could help if you have any old candles that our sta could use for the candle making demonstrations. Just leave them at the toll booth or call the park at 352/465-8555 and ask for Nicky Aiken.CITRUS COUNTY/INVERNESSCitrus County Craft Council Spring Fling Craft Show Feb. 25 e Citrus County Craft Council will hold its 22nd Annual Spring Fling Craft Show on Sat. Feb. 25, 2012 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Crystal River National Guard Armory located on Venable St., across from Home Depot (o Hwy 19, south of Crystal River Airport) in Crystal River. e show bene ts Habitat for Humanity of Citrus County. ere will be many crafters with a wide variety of items including stained glass art, handcrafted greeting cards, jewelry, unusual porcelain dolls, handbags, soap bars, and much more. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Plenty of free parking and no admission for this inside-outside show. For more info call: Michaeleen Hurley at 352/249-7012.Elks Lodge Lakeside Craft Show Mar. 24 e Inverness Elks Lodge #2522 will be presenting their 3rd Lakeside Craft Show on Sat. mar. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lodge located at 3580 Lemon St, in Hernando behind the Ace Hardware on Hwy 41. FREE admission and parking. ere will be many new crafters, inside and outside, for this show along with ra es, drawings, food and beverages. If you need directions or information about becoming vendor please call Mimi Salton at 352/860-2598.Mystery Poker Run in Crystal River Mar. 31 e American Legion Riders, Post 155 Crystal River, will hold its sixth annual Mystery Poker Run on Sat., Mar. 31 at 9 a.m. with proceeds bene ting veterans served by Hospice of Citrus County and Hospice of the Nature Coast. e Mystery Poker Run will begin at the American Legion Post 155, 6585 W. Gulf to Lake Highway, Crystal River. Registration begins at 10 a.m. with the last bike out at 11 a.m. and last bike in (at the nal stop) at 4 p.m. e nal stop will feature a cash bar, dinner, music, ra es, a 50/50 drawing and prizes for the Best Hand and for the Joker. e entry fee will be $10 per rider. All vehicles are welcome! Ride Chairperson Tom Voelz commented, Proceeds from the Mystery Poker Run will bene t Hospice of Citrus County because they do a great job serving local veterans, especially at Hospice House. e American Legion, Legion Auxiliary, Voiture 40/8, Legion Riders and Sons of the American Legion are all united by patriotism. American Legion Posts, and the organizations within them, raise thousands of dollars for local childrens hospitals, schools, veterans homes, severely wounded servicemen and servicewomen, and American Legion Scholarship programs. For additional information on the American Legion Riders Post 155 Mystery Poker Run, call Ride Chairperson Tom Voelz 352/795-2884 or Hospice of Citrus County at 352/527-2020.CHIEFLANDChie and FFA 3rd Annual Chili CookOff 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 352493-6035 or email to chie and aalumni@yahoo. com. ank you for your support of the Chie and FFA Program. Greater Chie and Area Chamber of Commerce 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.Community Calendar continued from page 2 continued on page 9B
The Levy County Journal4BFebruary 2, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 BERNICE VINELLE EVANSJanuary 22, 1922 January 26, 2012 Bernice Vinelle Evans of Live Oak passed away ursday, January 26, 2012 in Shands Lake Shore in Lake City at the age of 90. She was born in Day, Fla. moving to Live Oak in 1959. Bernice was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who was known as Mamaw. She was a very active member of the First Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years and was a member of the Gleaners Sunday School class. Prior to the death of her husband, she loved going shing with him whenever the opportunity presented itself. She also enjoyed needlework and sharing her lovely work with her friends and family. Mrs. Evans was predeceased by her husband, Harwood Julian Evans, Sr. She is survived by one son, Harwood J. Buddy (Joyce) Evans, Jr. of Palatka; four daughters: Linda (Rudolph) Dees of Middleburg, Fla., Nell (Dale) McCullers, Waycross, Ga., Illa Frances Frankie (Frank) Allen of Live Oak and Elaine Crapps of Live Oak; one sister, Eunice (Joe) Dees of Havelock, NC; 15 grandchildren and 26 greatgrandchildren. Graveside Services were held Saturday, January 28th, 2012 at 10 a.m. in the Day Cemetery, Day, Fla. with the Rev. Steve Sweitzer o ciating. In lieu of owers contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, General Fund, 401 W. Howard St., Live Oak, FL 32064.RUBERT E. NOBLES SR.March 3, 1917 January 29, 2012 Elder Rubert E. Nobles, Sr. of Trenton passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at North Florida Regional Medical Center at the age of 94. Rubert was born on March 03, 1917 in Bleckley County, Ga., to Eugene Willis Nobles, Sr., and Mamie Lee Heath Nobles. He was the oldest of nine children with three girls and six boys. Mr. Nobles was a farmer in Bleckley County, Ga. from 1947-1970, a technician with Georgia Kaolin in Dry Branch, Ga. from 1955-1982 and an Elder for the Primitive Baptist Church, Southeast USA from 1954-2012. He also served in the U.S. Army from 1945 to 1946.. Mr. Nobles was united with Laurel Grove PB church in Gallinburg, Tenn. in 1942 and a member there until 1946 then moved to Cool Springs PB church at Danville, Ga. He began public speaking later in 1947, liberated about 1950 and ordained in 1954. Elder Nobles served eight Primitive Baptist churches in middle and south Georgia until approximately 1990. He also served a church in Smithville, Tenn. for two years. Rubert was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene Willis Nobles, Sr. and Mamie Lee Heath Nobles; his rst wife, Callie Morrow in 1939 and she died in 2000; a sister, Marie Boothe Abney and four brothers: E.W. Jr., Willis, Jacob T., and William F. Nobles. He is survived by his wife, Sarah Q. Stanaland Nobles of Trenton; two sons: Rubert E. 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 People 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 Childrens 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 CalendarOur Faith is the Victory that Overcomes Free Community Concert by Wade Hammond Feb. 5 at Morriston BaptistRecording artist Wade Hammond will perform during the 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services at Morriston Baptist Church on Sunday, Feb. 5. e community is invited to this life-changing concert event. Wade Hammond is an award-winning Christian singer/ songwriter whose music can be heard on Christian and Country radio stations as well as XM radio. In addition to his music, Wade also speaks about the storms of life that God has brought him through, including his wifes battle with depression as she lives with Multiple Sclerosis. e couple also lost a son in 2007 and Wade speaks honestly and openly about his grief journey. A love o ering will be taken to support Wades nationwide ministry. Morriston Baptist Church is located one-half mile east of the Morriston Post O ce on County Road 326/323. For more information about this free upcoming event, call 528-4080 or www.morristonbaptist.org. Fish Dinner at Holy Family Catholic Church Feb. 10 e Fish Dinner, fried or baked, at Holy Family Catholic Church Parish Hall will be on Friday Feb. 10, 2012 at 5 p.m. Adults $7, smaller portion $6, children under 12 $4. Lite Lunch is free and will be on Wed. Feb. 15 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to share a hot meal and fellowship. Angel House rift Store is open Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. every weekend. is weekend because of the Mens Club Flea Market on Saturday only there will be a special $2 bag day. All the clothes you can t in a plastic shopping bag for $2. e ladies there will be happy to show you how to fold to get the most for your money. We are located 3 miles N. of Williston on Hwy 27ASteak Dinner at Parsons Mem. Church in Yankeetown Feb. 10Parsons Memorial Presbyterian Church is hosting a Baked Steak Dinner at the church in Yankeetown on Fri. Feb. 10 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. e cost is $6.50 each and there will be Take Out available. ere will also be a drawing for a $50 gift card to Helen Nursery. For more information call 352/447-2506St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church 4050 NW Highway 27 Alt Chie and, FL 32626 Food Closet St. Vincent de Paul Society, urs. 10-12 USDA Commodities, 3rd Sat. of Month, 8:30 10Valentines Day Spaghetti DinnerOn Valentines Day, Feb. 14 at 5 p.m. we will be serving a spaghetti dinner with salad and bread also and homemade pies for dessert. All are welcome. e cost? A bag of groceries for our food shelf. Canned goods, peanut butter, cereal and soups are always needed. If you nd that di cult or inconvenient, a cash donation is always appreciated. No reservations needed but if you are bringing a large group or to want to ask questions, please call 352/949-3607.Holy Cross Mission18278 SE Hwy 19, Cross City, FL 32628 Food Closet Catholic Charities, 1st Tues of month, 9 a.m. Food Closet St. Vincent de Paul Society. 3rd Tues. 10-12 rift Store open 10-12 Friday and Saturday Bingo Tues. Night 6 p.m.Recorded MarriagesA choir of colorful birds uttered about in the treetops along the country road, merrily announcing their approval of the new spring. Tiny brown sparrows rooted about in the underlying leaves in hopes of a breakfast morsel. e occasional growl of a dual exhaust, coupled with the perpetual cascade of whining tires nearby simply joined the symphony; no di erent than the gentle rustle of the wind through the trees, or the incessant chatter of young red squirrels who frolicked about exulting in the morning sun. No, there was not a care in the world along this stretch. Not today; nary a thought for the morrow, for on a morning such as this the complexities of this world could wait, and rightly so. It was a time for laughter. It was a moment full of promise. At least it shouldve been. Without warning the harmony was broken by a terrible screech, then a savage clap of crunching metal. Again and again it punctuated the startled day until a car nally rolled to a rest in a smoldering heap, leaving a trail of shattered glass and passengers strewn in its wake. In scant more than a twinkling of an eye, ve young people had been ejected from all normality. A deafening silence now clamped down upon the morning. Not a stir, not even a gasp. Somewhere an angel winced. Over the next few hours, frantic family members converged upon an emergency trauma center in downtown Memphis. Here the streets seemed cold, the wail of the sirens, accepted. People hurried about within, talking in low murmurs, conscience of the tender sobs echoing down the dank halls. e families struggled for information. When it nally came it seeped in like a dark cloud. One precious life had been cut short. ree others were in the critical care ward, and only one had miraculously escaped serious injury. Meanwhile, the cell phone towers were at full tilt as prayer channels were activated across the country. News spread like wild re. Faithful folks everywhere took a moment to bow, or fall to their knees in response. Our Church did in particular. You see, a couple of the kids in the car were part of our Church family. eir parents, Tony and Denise, are two of my very best friends. After the release of their sixteen year old Erica, Tony and Denise turned their full attention to their twenty year old son Daniel. He was still in a coma, su ering severe head trauma. As his brain continued to swell his chances didnt look good. Surgery was soon the only option to relieve the pressure. Tony and Denise continued to stand in faith. e prayer warriors behind them only grew more vigilant. By the grace of God, Daniel made it through one long day after another; each almost a surprise. Oh what a victory it was when his color nally returned and the swelling subsided! However, a terrible prognosis still loomed. It was said if he ever came to he would likely never be able to even feed himself. e Bible says to every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. Ive personally never ascended to such heights I could even begin to understand why oft times our laughter is so rudely ripped from our midst. Is it even ours to wonder why? Maybe sometimes things just collide in this fallen world, especially with the devil still running wild. I dont know. I do know I refuse to be like the devil and blame everything on God, not when the only rest my burdened soul has ever found was in the arms of my dear Savior. When the storms of life come Jesus is the only one who can ever truly comfort us. For we know Hes been there, drinking from the cup of our bitterness long before it was allowed to reach our lips; our travail passing before Him long before it formed within us. Jesus stepped down from Heaven so he could identify with our su ering rst hand; even climbing a hill called Calvary to get a better view. He became a Man of sorrows, acquainted with grief. Yes, our God knows what its like to lose a child. Now, we can be sure our children are never more found than when He holds them in His arms. Jesus warned wed encounter the res of tribulation as long as we walk this big mound of dirt called earth. But when we look to Him we will nd the strength to make it through. In Him, we nd a friend in the ames, a hand to hold that will lead us to the victory which transcends this brief journey. Take heart. For the children of God have a day of rest coming. Today, however, we must continue to ght the good ght of faith. (For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory th at overcometh the world, even our faith. 1 John 5:4 KJV)But anywayDaniel not only came out that coma, he went on to stun the nurses at his rehab facility by being the rst one to ever walk out under their own power after only a month. I hear hes already helping coach a local baseball team this summer! In fact, he told me that himself while helping us unload our band equipment at the nursing home last weekend. Hang in there folks. If even those little brown sparrows hold a tender place in Gods heart, how much more do we? -Guy She eld You can visit Guy at his website www.butanyway.org, or email him at guy.she firstname.lastname@example.org. Manatee Springs Church of ChristSunday 10 a.m. .............................Bible Study 11 a.m.......................Worship Period 5 p.m. .......................Worship Period Wednesday 7 p.m. ...............................Bible StudyMinister Gene Dumas352-542-0657 or 352-493-7775Our goal is to Speak where the Bible speaks and be silent where the Bible is silent. We seek Bible authority for the things that we believe and practice. 11450 NW 76th Terr., Chieand January 19, 2012Burnham, Dan Guy, 4/21/46, of Yankeetown to Janet Louise Lutz, 9/24/42, of Inglis.January 20, 2012Jessie Mack Robinson, 4/16/89, to Mary Caitlin Conquest, 11/12/91, both of Bronson.January 23, 2012Darien Aubrey Shepherd, 9/6/58, to Shelly Jean eorgood, 12/5/69, both of Chie and.January 24, 2012David Paul Ellis, 10/15/47, of Gainesville to Sandra Sue Curry, 3/15/43, of Williston. continued on page 9B
The Levy County Journal 5BFebruary 2, 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 JUVENILE DIVISION CASE NO.: 38-2010-DP0201 IN THE INTEREST OF: L. J (M) DOB: 11/16/07 Minor Child. NOTICE OF SUIT FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS AND PLACEMENT FOR ADOPTION THE STATE OF FLORIDA TO: Liane Lastra Address unknown You are hereby notified that a petition under oath has been filed in the above-styled Court for the termination of your parental rights to J.L., a male child born November 16, 2007, in Alachua County, Florida, and for permanent commitment of the child to the Department of Children and Families for subsequent adoption. You are hereby commanded to be and appear before the General Magistrate, at the Levy County Courthouse, Bronson, Florida, on the 22nd day of February, 2012, at 8:45 a.m. for an Advisory Hearing. FAILURE TO PERSONALLY APPEAR AT THIS ADVISORY HEARING CONSTITUTES CONSENT TO THE TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS OF THIS CHILD. IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR ON THE DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED, YOU MAY LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS AS A PARENT TO THE NAMED CHILD. YOU ARE ENTITLED TO HAVE AN ATTORNEY REPRESENT YOU IN THIS MATTER. IF YOU WANT AN ATTORNEY BUT ARE UNABLE TO AFFORD ONE, THE COURT WILL APPOINT AN ATTORNEY TO REPRESENT YOU. This notice shall be published once a week for four (4) consecutive weeks in the Levy County Journal at Bronson, Florida, commencing on January 26, 2012. WITNESS my hand as the clerk of said Court and the Seal therefore, this 19th day of January, 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP, Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Judy L. Marino /s/ Deputy Clerk KRISTINE L. COFFIN, ESQUIRE Florida Bar No. 0068508 P.O. Box 1459 Chiefland, FL 32644 (352) 493-6850 Pub.: Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 9, 16, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 030109 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 26, BLOCK D-3, JEMLANDS, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION IN THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 14 EAST, LEVY COUNTY FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT PERMANENT REFERENCE MONUMENT IN THE SW 1/4 CORNER OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 14 EAST; THEN NORTH 980 FEET, EAST 2300 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THEN EAST 40 FEET, SOUTH 100 FEET, WEST 40 FEET, NORTH 100 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, OR BOOK 654, PAGE 136. AND LOT 25, BLOCK D-3, JEMLANDS AN UNRECORDED IN THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 14 EAST, LEVY COUNTY FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT PERMANENT REFERENCE MONUMENT IN THE SW 1/4 CORNER OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 14 EAST; THEN NORTH 980 FEET, EAST 2260 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THEN EAST 40 FEET, SOUTH 100 FEET, WEST 40 FEET, NORTH 100 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, OR BOOK 654, PAGE 136. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: GEORGE PATRICK MARTIN, CLARENCE R BRANSON, LESLIE A BRANSON 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 5th day of March, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 27th DAY OF JANUARY 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub.: Feb 02, 2012, Feb 09, 2012, Feb 16, 2012, Feb 23, 2012. ---------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 4453 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 2517 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 2517 W, 535.63 FEET, THENCE N 00 DEGREES 4453 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 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.
The Levy County Journal6BFebruary 2, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 LEGAL NOTICES 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 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. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2011-CA-454 RURAL LAND COMPANY, INC., a Florida corporation, Plaintiff, vs. HUGH E. CARVER, SR., DECEASED; HELEN CARVER, DECEASED; HUGH EDWARD CARVER, JR.; ROBERT MICHAEL CARVER; WILLIAM MAC CARVER, SR.; DONALD ALLEN CARVER; DONNA CARVER JERRELS; PATRICIA CARVER DUKE, TOGETHER WITH ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES AND OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST HUGH E. CARVER, SR., DECEASED AND HELEN CARVER, DECEASED, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is given that pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on January 17, 2012 in Civil Action No. 2011-CA454 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit, in and for Levy County, Florida, in which RURAL LAND COMPANY, INC., a Florida Corporation, is the Plaintiff and HUGH E. CARVER, SR., DECEASED; HELEN CARVER, DECEASED; HUGH EDWARD CARVER, JR.; ROBERT MICHAEL CARVER; WILLIAM MAC CARVER; DONALD ALLEN CARVER; DONNA CARVER JERRELS; PATRICIA CARVER DUKE, TOGETHER WITH ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES AND OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST HUGH E. CARVER, SR., DECEASED AND HELEN CARVER, DECEASED, are the Defendants, I shall sell the property at public sale on February 20, 2012 at 11:00 A.M., to the highest bidder for cash in the Main Lobby of the Levy County Courthouse located at 355 South Court Street, in Bronson, Levy County, Florida, in accordance with F.S. §45.031, the followingdescribed real property set forth in the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure: Lot Twenty-nine (29) of EMERALD FOREST, a subdivision as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 7, page 45, of the public records of Levy County, Florida. Also known as Tax Parcel Identification No. 18931000-00 Signed this 17th day of January, 2012. (COURT SEAL) DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Gwen McElroy /s/ As Deputy Clerk IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. AFTER 60 DAYS, ONLY THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS. 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. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call ADA Coordinator, Human Resource Manager, Alachua County Courthouse, Room 410, 201 E. University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired, call (800) 955-8770. Pub.: Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 2012. --------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 38-2010-CA000721 DIVISION: WACHOVIA MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, vs. CHRISTOPHER J SCHINDLER A/K/A CHRIS SCHINDLER, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated January 17, 2012 and entered in Case No. 38-2010-CA000721 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida wherein WACHOVIA MORTGAGE CORPORATION is the Plaintiff and CHRISTOPHER J SCHINDLER A/K/A CHRIS SCHINDLER; SHELLY FRANCES SCHINDLER A/K/A SHELLY SCHINDLER; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at MAIN LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00 AM, on the 19th day of March, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 25, OF PINE MEADOWS, AS PER PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGES 24 AND 25, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A CERTAIN 2001 MERIT MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO: VIN# FLHMLCF163724627A AND FLHMLCF163724627B. A/K/A 13751 NE 6TH COURT, TRENTON, FL 32693-8706 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on January 19, 2012. Danny J. Shipp Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Americans 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: Ms. Jan Phillips, Human Resources Manager Alachua County Family/ Civil Courthouse, 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 Phone: 352-337-6237/Fax: 352-374-5238. Pub.: Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 38-2010-CA001161 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, VS. ELIZABETH R. OSANI A/K/A ELIZABETH OSANI ET AL, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated January 17, 2012 and entered in Case No. 38-2010-CA001161 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and ELIZABETH R. OSANI A/K/A ELIZABETH OSANI; RICHARD STEELE A/K/A RICHARD A. STEELE; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; CITIFINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the MAIN LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00 AM, on the 19th day of March, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 5, BLOCK B, REPLAT OF SUNNY HIGHLANDS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 55, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO: 2008, LIVE OAK, VIN# LOHGA10710132A & LOHGA10710132B. A/K/A 5751 120TH TERRACE NE, WILLISTON, FL 32696 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this court on January 19, 2012. Danny J. Shipp Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Americans 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: Ms. Jan Phillips, Human Resources Manager Alachua County Family/ Civil Courthouse, 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 Phone: 352-337-6237/Fax: 352-374-5238. Pub.: Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 38-2010-CA001425 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. DAVID QUINTANA A/K/A DAVID M. QUINTANA et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated January 17, 2012 and entered in Case No. 38-2010-CA001425 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and DAVID QUINTANA A/K/A DAVID M. QUINTANA; WILLISTON HIGHLANDS HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at MAIN LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00 AM, on the 19th day of March, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 2, BLOCK 44, OF REPLAT OF WILLISTON HIGHLANDS, UNIT 5, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE(S) 5, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2005 MERITT MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO: VIN# FLHML3B161128505A & FLHML3B161128505B. A/K/A 13830 SE 25TH STREET, MORRISTON, FL 32668 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on January 19, 2012. Danny J. Shipp Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Americans 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: Ms. Jan Phillips, Human Resources Manager Alachua County Family/ Civil Courthouse, 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 Phone: 352-337-6237/Fax: 352-374-5238. Pub.:Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 38-2011-CA00048 US BANK, NA Plaintiff, v. BRIAN LEE CAREY; KELLY SUE CAREY; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the above named Defendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties claim asheirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, spouses, or other claimants; FLORIDA HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Judgment dated January 17, 2012, in this cause, I will sell the property situated in LEVY County, Florida, described as: LOT 14, BLOCK 42, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 67, 67A THRU 67M, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. PARCEL 2: EAST 20.00 FEET OF LOT 13, BLOCK 42, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 67, 67A THRU 67M, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1995 MERI MOBILE HOME, I.D. #FLHMBC68537321A AND FLHMBC68537321B, AS PART OF THE REAL PROPERTY MORTGAGED HEREIN. TITLE TO WHICH HAVE BEEN RETIRED a/k/a 15980 NE 1ST ST., WILLISTON, FL 326968988 at public sale on February 20, 2012, to the highest bidder for cash, in the main lobby of Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida, in accordance with section 45.031, Florida Statutes, beginning at eleven oclock a.m. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Bronson, Florida, this 17th day of January, 2012. (Seal) Danny J. Shipp Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES REQUESTING REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD CONTACT (352) 374-3639 OR VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE 1-800-955-8771. Pub.: Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.:38-2011CA-000205 CARMEN JANE DOYLE, formerly Carmen Doyle Proctor, Trustee under the Carmen Jane Doyle Trust, originally dated July 10, 1998, and last amended and re-stated March 21, 2002, Plaintiff, v. RONALD H. RODRIGUEZ, etc., et al. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO F.S. CHAPTER 45 NOTICE is given that pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 17th, 2012, in Civil Case No. 38-2011-CA 000205 of the Circuit Court, Eighth Judicial Circuit, In And For Levy County Florida, wherein Plaintiff, Carmen Jane Doyle, formerly Carmen Doyle Proctor, Trustee under the Carmen Jane Doyle Trust, originally dated July 10, 1998, and last amended and re-stated March 21, 2002, is Plaintiff, and Ronald H. Rodriguez, is Defendant, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, in the front lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, 355 S. Court St., Bronson, Levy County, Florida, at 11:00 oclock A.M. on the 20th day of February, 2012, the following described property, located in Levy County, Florida: Lots 18 & 19, Block D, Rosewood Park II, Cedar Key, Florida 32625, TOGETHER WITH a doublewide 1975 Fleetwood 24 by 64 mobile home bearing the serial numbers ID#43B005185S1612U and 43B005185S1612X. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS, MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 38-2011-CA000290 Division MIDFIRST BANK Plaintiff, vs. WARD HORACE DAVIS and SALLY DOLORES DAVIS, AMERICAN BENEFIT MORTGAGE INC., MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/ OWNERS, Defendants.
The Levy County Journal 7BFebruary 2, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on January 17, 2012, in the Circuit Court of Levy County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Levy County, Florida described as: LOT 52, EXECUTIVE HOMES, ACCORDING TO MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 36 AND 36A, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 17251 NORTHWEST 28TH AVENUE, TRENTON, FL 32693; in cluding the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash. Sales are held in the front lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, Court Street, Bronson, FL, on March 19, 2012 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 19th day of January, 2012. Clerk of the circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 38-2011-CA000669 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. TANYA KRAUS A/K/A TANYA SHERENE KRAUS, SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE OF THE S&S LAND TRUST, DATED JANUARY 31, 1996 et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated January 17, 2012 and entered in Case No. 38-2011-CA000669 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and TANYA KRAUS A/K/A TANYA SHERENE KRAUS, SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE OF THE S&S LAND TRUST, DATED JANUARY 31, 1996; TANYA KRAUS A/K/A TANYA SHERENE KRAUS, BENEFICIARY OF THE S&S LAND TRUST, DATED JANUARY 31, 1996; TANYA SHERENE KRAUSE, AS AN HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF A.J. SIDE A/K/A ALVIN JAY SIDE A/K/A ALVIN J. SIDE A/K/A JAY ALVIN, DECEASED; GAIL SIDE SNOW, AS AN HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF A.J. SIDE A/K/A ALVIN JAY SIDE A/K/A ALVIN J. SIDE A/K/A JAY ALVIN, DE CEASED; THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH UNDER, OR AGAINST A.J. SIDE A/K/A ALVIN JAY SIDE A/K/A ALVIN J. SIDE A/K/A JAY ALVIN, DECEASED; SHERYL D. SANABRIA, AS TRUSTEE OF S & S LAND TRUST; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED IN DIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UN KNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVI SEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at MAIN LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00 AM, on the 19th day of March, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: A PORTION OF BLOCK 5 AND 6 IN THE HARDEE AND LINDSAY ADDITION TO BRONSON, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 44, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA AND SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, AND MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS, TO-WIT: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTHWEST OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, THENCE SOUTH 87 DEGREES 34 MIN UTES 53 SECONDS WEST, 338.75 FEET TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE SOUTHWESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE A/K/A LCR 337, SAID POINT BEING ON THE NORTHEASTERLY LINE OF BLOCK 5 OF THE HARDEE AND LINDSAY ADDITION TO BRONSON; THENCE SOUTH 36 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID NORTHEASTERLY LINE OF SAID BLOCK 5, A DISTANCE OF 258.16 FEET TO THE EASTERNMOST CORNER OF SAID BLOCK 5; SAID POINT BEING ON THE SOUTHWESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD 500 AND SAID POINT BEING THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 36 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 25 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, A/K/A LCR 337, A DISTANCE OF 154.70 FEET TO THE P.C. OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHWEST HAV ING A RADIUS OF 1412.40 FEET AND A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 00 DEGREE 28 MINUTES 43 SECONDS; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, 11.80 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 54 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 18 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, 20.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG THE SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE AND THE ARC OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHWEST HAVING A RADIUS OF 1392.40 FEET AND A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 00 DEGREE 17 MINUTES 17 SECONDS, A DISTANCE OF 7.00 FEET; THENCE LEAVING THE SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, SOUTH 55 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 149.80 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 36 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 38 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 127.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 56 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 26 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 141.60 FEET TO THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, A/K/A LCR 337; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG THE SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE AND THE ARC OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHWEST HAV ING A RADIUS OF 1392.40 FEET AND A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 04 DEGREES 27 MINUTES 10 SECONDS, A DISTANCE OF 108.21 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 65 DEGREES 06 MINUTES 33 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF LEGAL NOTICESA 15 FOOT EASEMENT DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 223, PAGE 730, LEVY COUNTY RE CORDS, A DISTANCE OF 145.35 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 68 DEGREES 07 MINUTES 53 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 249.44 FEET; THENCE NORTH 36 DEGREES 14 MINUTES 09 SECONDS DISTANCE OF 23.82 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 60 DEGREES 23 MINUTES 03 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 122.25 FEET; THENCE NORTH 27 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 36 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 283.70 FEET; THENCE NORTH 53 DEGREES 35 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF THE PARCEL DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 275, PAGE 85, LEVY COUNTY RECORDS, A DISTANCE OF 482.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 30 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 38 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 22.32 FEET TO THE SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF US ALTERNATE 27-A; THENCE SOUTH 63 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE SAID SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 10.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A 512 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, BRONSON, FL 32621 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty 60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on January 19, 2010. Danny J. Shipp Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Americans 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: Ms. Jan Phillips, Human Resources Manager Alachua County Family/Civil Courthouse, 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 Phone: 352-3376237/Fax: 352-374-5238. Pub.: Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 38-2011 CA 000695 TruCap Grantor Trust 2010-1 Plaintiff vs. JEANETTE LEWIS A/K/A JEANETTE F. LEWIS A/K/A JEANETTE FAYE LEWIS; GLENN LEWIS A/K/A GLENN ALAN LEWIS and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant who are unknown to be dead or alive whether said unknown are persons, heirs, devisees, grantees, or other claimants; BSW INVESTMENT CORPORATION; TENANT I/UNKNOWN TENANT; and TENANT II/UNKNOWN TENANT, in possession of the subject real property, Defendants NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given pursuant to the final judgment/order entered in the above noted case, that I will sell the following property situated in Levy County, Florida described as: LOT 8, BLOCK 6, NEWSOM ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 48, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, in the main lobby of the Levy County Courthouse at 355 S. Court St., Bronson, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on April 23, 2012. The highest bidder shall immediately post with the Clerk, a deposit equal to five percent (5%) of the final bid. The deposit must be cash or cashiers check payable to the Clerk of the Court. Final payment must be made on or before 5:00 P.M. on the date of the sale by cash or cashiers check. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated: January 19, 2012 (Court Seal) CLERK OF THE COURT By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. CIVIL ACTION CASE NUMBER: 38-2011CA-000863 DIVISION: WOODLAND III, LTD., a Florida limited partnership, Plaintiff, vs. JOETTE YOUNG and PAUL R. RILEY, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE is hereby given that, pursuant to an Order or a Final Judgment of Foreclosure in the abovecaptioned action, I, Danny J. Shipp, Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, in the lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, Florida at 11:00 a.m. on 20th day of February, AD, 2012, the following described property: Parcel 5, Summit Oaks A parcel of land in the East 1/2 of Section 28, Township 11 South, Range 17 East, Levy County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: For a POINT OF BEGINNING, commence at the Southwest corner of the North 1/2 of Southeast 1/4 of Section 28, Township 11 South, Range 17 East, Levy County, Florida; thence N 88 15 24 E, along the South line of said North 1/2 of Southeast 1/4, 1071.43 feet; thence N 04 22 11 E, 797.28 feet, to the TERMINUS POINT of that certain easement described in Official Records Book 679, pages 497 through 500, inclusive, of the public records of Levy County, Florida; thence S 88 15 24 W, parallel with and 792.75 feet North of said South line of North 1/2 of Southeast 1/4, 1127.60 feet, to the West line of East 1/2 of said Section 28; thence S 00 19 55 W, along said West line of East 1/2, 793.27 feet, to close on the POINT OF BEGIN NING. Containing 20.01 acres, more or less. Subject to and together with an easement for ingress, egress and public utilities over and across Parcel A as described below: A 60 foot ingress, egress and public utility easement being a strip of land in the East 1/2 of Section 28, Township 11 South, Range 17 East, Levy County, Florida, lying 30 feet on each side of the following described centerline: For a Point of Reference, commence at the Northeast corner of the South 1/2 of Northeast 1/4 of Section 28, Township 11 South, Range 17 East, Levy County, Florida; thence 00 03 58 W, along the West right of way line of NE 100th Avenue, 535.82 feet, to the POINT OF BEGINNING of the centerline of a 60 foot ingress, egress and public utility easement; thence S 88 04 33 W, parallel with and 60 feet North of the North lines of those properties described in Official Records Book 254, page 31 and Official Records Book 425, page 549, 483.26 feet; thence S 71 00 15 W, 456.01 feet; thence S 27 03 12 W, 1331.73 feet, to a point on a line that is parallel with and 792.75 feet North of the South line of North 1/2 of Southeast 1/4 of said Section 28, and the TERMINUS POINT of said easement. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 17th day of January, 2012. (COURT SEAL) DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: Gwen McElroy /s/ As Deputy Clerk Pub.: Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 38-2011-CA00895 CAPITAL CITY BANK, a Florida banking corporation, Plaintiff, vs. WOODROW T. GIORDANI and ROBERTA GIORDANI, husband and wife; JOSH MONTAYNE and SUSAN MONTAYNE, husband and wife, as Tenants In Possession, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I, DANNY SHIPP, Clerk of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit, in and for LEVY County, Florida, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment In Foreclosure entered in the above styled cause, will sell at public sale the following described property situate in LEVY County, Florida, to wit: LOT 71, TRIPLE CROWN FARMS UNIT 2, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 8, Pages 22 & 23, public records of Levy County, Florida: TOGETHER WITH 2003 General Mobile Home, Ti tle No. 94530288 and 94530364. Said sale shall be made to the highest and best bidder for cash pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in the above styled cause and will be held at the front door of the Levy County Courthouse in Bronson, Florida, on the 20th day of February, 2012 commencing at the hour of 11:00 A.M. All interested parties shall be governed accordingly by this Notice. DATED this 17th day of January, 2012. DANNY SHIPP Clerk of the Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 2012. ----------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number 38-2011-CP000217 IN RE: ESTATE OF EZRA B. SHARP, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of EZRA B. SHARP, deceased, whose date of death was October 27, 2011, File Number 38-2011CP-000217, 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 name and address of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice has been served must file their claims with the court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this notice is January 26, 2012. Personal Representative: DOROTHY OVERK 11471 SW 154th Avenue Cedar Key, FL 32625 Attorney for Personal Representative SHEREE H. LANCASTER Florida Bar No. 602922 SHEREE H. LANCASTER, P.A. 109 East Wade Street Post Office Box 1000 Trenton, FL 32693 Telephone: 352/463-1000 Pub.: Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 2012. ----------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2011-CA-000115 EverBank, Plaintiff, -vs.Paul C. Nickolls a/k/a Paul Nickolls and Tiffany Nickolls, Husband and Wife; RBMG Inc.; Campus USA Credit Union; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 17, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 2011-CA-000115 of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida, wherein EverBank, Plaintiff and Paul C. Nickolls a/k/a Paul Nickolls and Tiffany Nickolls, Husband and Wife are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE FRONT DOOR AT LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LOCATED AT 355 S. COURT STREET, BRONSON, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on February 20, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: THE EAST 1/2 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN YEAR: 2002, MAKE: REGENCY, VIN#: N18483A AND VIN#: N18483B, MANUFACTURED HOME, WHICH IS PERMANENTLY AFFIXED TO THE ABOVE DESCRIBED LANDS. AS SUCH IT IS DEEMED TO BE A FIXTURE AND A PART OF THE REAL ESTATE. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE
The Levy County Journal8BFebruary 2, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 LEGAL NOTICESSURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. 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; 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, Florida 32601 (352) 4914490 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification of the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Levy County, Florida By: Gwen McElroy /s/ DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT Pub.: Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2011 CA 1225 AMERIS BANK, a Georgia Bank 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 100 Jacksonville, Florida 32256, Plaintiff, v. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES OF JOHN A. MELODINO, DECEASED, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANTS, SHARON MELODINO, THE UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION OF 13691 SW 67 Place, Unit 1, Cedar Key, Florida 32625, THE UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION OF 13691 SW 67 Place, Unit 2, Cedar Key, Florida 32625, THE UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION OF 13691 SW 67 Place, Unit 3, Cedar Key, Florida 32625, THE UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION OF 13691 SW 67 Place, Unit 4, Cedar Key, Florida 32625, and THE UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION OF 13691 SW 67 Place, Unit 5, Cedar Key, Florida 32625, Defendants. THIRD AMENDED NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES OF JOHN. A. MELODINO, DECEASED, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANTS and SHARON MELODINO: YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a civil action has been filed against you in the Circuit Court, County of Levy, State of Florida, to foreclose certain real property described as follows: LOT 25, CEDAR KEY HIGHLANDS, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION IN THAT PART OF SECTIONS 27 AND 28, TOWNSHIP 14 SOUTH, RANGE 13 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, LYING EAST OF STATE ROAD S 347, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 27, TOWNSHIP 14 SOUTH, RANGE 13 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN ON THE EAST LINE OF SECTION 27, NORTH 00 DEGREES 20 29 EAST, 1400 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 27 06 WEST, 3335 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 89 DEGREES 27 06 WEST 742.45 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 17 DE GREES 05 42 EAST, 1080.59 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DE GREES 32 39 EAST 430.96 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DE GREES 20 29 WEST, 1036.55 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. LESS THE SOUTH 50 FEET THEREOF CON VEYED TO LEVY COUNTY FOR ROAD RIGHT OF WAY. You are required to file a written response with the Court and serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Timothy D. Padgett, Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 2878 Remington Green Circle, Tallahassee, Florida 32308, at least thirty (30) days from the date of first publication, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. Dated this 17th day of January, 2012. CLERK OF COURT By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.38-2005CA-000537 EUGENE F. RECORD and MARY A. RECORD, husband and wife, Plaintiffs, vs. MICHAEL LABANOWITZ and JANET LABANOWITZ, husband and wife, Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I, DANNY SHIPP, Clerk of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit, in and for LEVY County, Florida, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment In Foreclosure entered in the above styled cause, will sell at public sale the following described property situate in LEVY County, Florida, to wit: LOTS 2 AND 3, BLOCK 53, UNIVERSITY OAKS, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 15, 15H-15M, Public Records of Levy County, Florida. TOGETHER WITH 1993 Pine Doublewide Manufactured Home, Bearing ID#47620690FA & I.D.# 47620690FB, Title Nos. 65038702 & 65038703. Said sale shall be made to the highest and best bidder for cash pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment entered in the above styled cause and will be held on the steps of the courthouse in Bronson, Florida, on the 13th day of February, 2012, commencing at the hour of 11:00 a.m. All interested parties shall be governed accordingly by this Notice. DATED this 17th day of January, 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of the Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE D.A.M. Properties, LLP, Commercial Division, d/b/a L&L Storage, pursuant to the provisions of the Florida Self Storage Facility Act (Fla. Stat. 83.801, et sec.), hereby gives notice of sale under said Act, to wit: On February 4, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at L&L Storage, 2990 N.E. 200th Avenue, Williston, Florida, D.A.M Properties, LLP, Commercial Division, by and through its agent, will conduct a sale by any other means necessary, (Sealed Bids, Yard Sale or Auction) to satisfy a statutory lien. For the contents of the storage bay or bays rented by the following person/ persons: Vern Most P. O. Box 22, Williston, FL (Last Known) Larry Griffs P. O. Box 539, Williston, FL (Last Known) Patrice Jones 1263 NE 1 Ave.,Williston,FL (Last Known) Rachel Silvestro 5148 W Pecan St. Dunnellon, FL (Last Known) Consists of household, personal, or miscellaneous items, stored at L&L Storage, 2990 N.E. 200th Avenue, Williston, Florida. Manager reserves the right to bid and refuse or reject any and all bids. The Sale is being made to satisfy a statutory lien. The public is invited to attend. Dated Jan. 23, 2012 L&L Storage 2990 N.E. 200th Avenue Williston, Florida 32696 (352) 528-6179 Sate Date: Feb. 4, 2012 Pub.: Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 2012 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 38 2010-CA001508 FRIER SUPER CENTER 2123 NW 11th Drive Chiefland, Florida 32626, Plaintiff, v. SAMMY C. CANNON JR., NICOLE CANNON, EVELYN E. CANNON, and HENRY J. BROWN, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, pursuant to Plaintiffs Final Summary Judgment Of Foreclosure entered in the above-captioned action, I will sell the property situated in Levy, Florida, described as follows, to wit: LOT 18, BLOCK 1, CEDARHAVEN ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 38, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA; TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2008 LIVE OAK DOUBLEWIDE MANUFACTURED HOME, SERIAL NO: LOHGA10710182A&B, TITLE NO.: 100797013 & 100797143. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash at BOCC meeting room in the Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida, Levy County, Florida, at 11:00 AM (EST), on the 19th day of March, 2012. If you are a subordinate lien holder claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the Clerk of Court no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim, you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. Notice to Persons With Disabilities: 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 Court Administrators office not later than seven days prior to the proceeding. (COURT SEAL) Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: Feb. 2, 9, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2010-CA001003 MULTIBANK 2010-1 SFR VENTURE, LLC Plaintiff, vs. CARLOS F. BARRERA, et. al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: CARLOS F. BARRERA AND UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CARLOS F. BARRERA if alive, and/or dead his (their) unknown heirs, devisees, legatees or grantees and all persons or parties claiming by, through, under or against him (them). Residence is unknown. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an Action for foreclosure of a mortgage on the following property in LEVY County, Florida: LOT 5, HAMPTON FARMS, TRACTS 7 THROUGH 10, AS PER PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 34, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on SPEAR AND HOFFMAN, P.A., Attorneys, whose address is 9700 South Dixie Highway, Suite 610, Miami, Florida 33156, (305) 6702299, within 30 days after the first publication of the notice, and to file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on SPEAR AND HOFFMAN, P.A., attorneys 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 this Court on this 20th day of JANUARY, 2012. Danny J. Shipp Clerk of the Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ As Deputy Clerk Pub.: Feb. 2, 9, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 38-2011-CA001323 GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC Plaintiff, vs. LOIS E. NYGARD; et al,. Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: LOIS E. NYGARD Last Known Address 9291 NW 124TH ST CHIEFLAND, FL 32626 Current Residence is Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property in Levy County, Florida: LOT 6, BLOCK 1, GLENWOOD ESTATES, UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 23, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA; TOGETHER WITH MOBILE HOME VIN NO. N88432A, TITLE NO. 73132798 AND VIN NO. N88432B, TITLE NO. 73132799. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on SMITH, WATT & DIAZ, P.A., Plaintiffs attorneys, whose address is PO BOX 11438 Fort Lauderdale, FL 333391438, (954) 564-0071, within 30 days from first date of publication, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorneys or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. DATED on January 25, 2012. Danny J. Shipp Clerk of the Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ As Deputy Clerk In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Levy County Court house. Telephone 352-486-5228 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. Pub.: Feb. 2, 9, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number 38-2011-CP000231 IN RE: ESTATE OF GORDON L. LOUCKS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of GORDON L. LOUCKS, Deceased, whose date of death was November 16, 2011; File Number 38-2011-CP-000231, is pending in the Circuit Court for Levy County, Florida, Probate Division, the ad dress of which is Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, FL 32621. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the Decedent and other persons having claims or demands against Decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the Decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SEC TION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAW FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is: February 2, 2012. /s/ Stephen A. Loucks Personal Representative 100 Bernice Drive Valdosta, GA 31601 /s/ Gregory V. Beauchamp, GREGORY V. BEAUCHAMP, P.A. Attorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar No. 178770 P. O. Box 1129 Chiefland, FL 32644 (352) 493-1458 Pub.: Feb. 2, 9, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF PUBLIC WORKSHOP/MEETING The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) announces the following workshop/ public meeting to which all interested persons are invited: Fresh from Florida Breakfast: Governing Board members may attend to meet with agricultural leaders. DATE/TIME: Friday, February 10, 2012; 7:00 a.m. PLACE: Florida State Fair Grounds, Ag Hall of Fame Building, 4800 US Highway 301 North, Tampa FL 33610 A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Hillsborough County Economic Development Department 813-272-5909, Shivera@HillsboroughCounty.org For more information, you may contact: Lou. Kavouras@watermat ters. org or (1(800)423-1476 (FL only) or (352)796-7211, x4604 (Ad Order EXE0190) Pub.: Feb. 2, 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 : Governing Board members will discuss subcommittee business including facility rehabilitation, construction and leasing options. Governing Board members may participate in the meeting via communications media technology. DATE/TIME: Monday, February 13, 2012; 3 p.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 & Events Calendar; 1(800)423-1476 (FL only) or (352) 796-7211. For more information, you may contact: Lori.Manuel@ watermatters.org or (1(800)423-1476 (FL only) or (352)796-7211, x4604 (Ad Order EXE0192) 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 Districts 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.: Feb. 2, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) announces the following public meeting to which all interested persons are invited: Cooperative Funding Public Meeting: Governing Board members will discuss, evaluate and prioritize fiscal year 2013 requests for project funding in Manatee, Sarasota, DeSoto and Charlotte Counties. Board members may participate via communications media technology. DATE/TIME: Wednesday, February 15, 2012; 1 p.m. PLACE: SWFWMD Sarasota Service Office, 6750 Fruitville Road, Sarasota FL 34240 A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: WaterMatters.org Boards, Meetings & Events Calendar; 1(800)423-1476 (FL only) or (352) 796-7211. For more information, you may contact: Lori.Manuel@ watermatters.org or (1(800)423-1476 (FL only) or (352)796-7211, x4604 (Ad Order EXE0194) 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 Districts Human Resources Director, 2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, Florida 346046899; telephone (352) 796-7211, ext. 4702 or 1-800-423-1476 (FL only), ext. 4702; TDD (FL only) 1-800-231-6103; or email to ADACoordinator@swfwmd. state.fl.us Pub.: Feb. 2, 2012. ---------
The Levy County Journal 9BFebruary 2, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Obituaries continued from page 4B Across1. Handle the party food 6. Auditoriums sound qualities 15. Convex molding 16. Port city in SE France 17. Merry old times 18. Space between margin and line of text 19. Conk out 20. Hutzpah, e.g. 22. Amazon, e.g. 23. Smeltery refuse 25. Freshman, probably 26. ___ bitten, twice shy 28. Waterproof hip boots 30. Mrs. Bush 32. Black 33. Put up, as a picture 34. Ball eld covering 38. So soon? 40. e Canterbury Tales author 42. Makeup, e.g. 43. ___ line (major axis of an elliptical orbit) 45. Brunch serving 46. Estuary 48. Moors 49. Clip 51. Acclivity 53. Harps cousin 54. Gloomy 55. Unhurried walkers 58. PC linkup (acronym) 59. Branch that connects with capillaries 61. Cast out 63. One who drools 64. Hindu queen 65. ose who boldly state an opinion 66. Ornamental embroideryCrossword Puzzle1. Physical reaction to fear (2 wds) 2. At hand 3. Bull ghters 4. ___ Grove Village, Ill. 5. Like Santas cheeks 6. Organic compound containing CONH2 radical 7. Unit of luminous intensity 8. City government statute 9. A Swiss army knife has lots of them 10. Portugese Mr. 11. Little bird 12. ___ artery 13. Copy 14. Transmitted 21. ___ alive! (2 wds) 24. Inherited, such as disease 27. Musical mark 29. Swedish shag rug 31. Bleah! 33. Exaggeration 35. Metal welding gas 36. Expressed in di erent words 37. One who is given something 39. 10 liters 41. Trick taker, often 44. ___ and Meara comedy team 47. Closer 48. ___ Town Too (1981 hit) 49. Runs smoothly 50. Con men? 52. Clairvoyants 54. Arps art 56. Soft roe 57. Balkan native 60. e ree Faces of ___ 62. Long-jawed sh Down e answers for this weeks crossword puzzle will appear in next weeks issue. 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 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.Last Call for Nominating Chie and Areas Citizen of the Year e Greater Chie and Area Chamber of Commerce will close nominations on Monday February 6, 2012 for the 2011 Citizen of the Year award. e honoree will be announced and presented with the award at the Chambers annual banquet on Tuesday, March 6, 2012. Nominations can be mailed to the Chie and Chamber o ce at P.O. Box 1397; emailed to: chie email@example.com; faxed to: 352493-0282; or dropped o at the Chamber o ce at 23 SE 2nd Avenue, open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For any questions or more information please contact the Chamber o ce 352/493-1849. It is suggested that the letter include the nominees achievements, contributions to the community and any honors or awards that con rm them. Note any memberships in civic and professional organizations and summarize why you believe your nominee should receive the Citizen of the Year Award for 2011. A form to help you with the write-up is available at the Chamber o ce. Friends of the Chie and Library Board To Meet Feb. 9 e Friends of the Luther Callaway Public Library (FLCPL) Board of Directors, will hold their monthly meeting at the Library, 104 NE 3rd Street, Chie and (a block behind City Hall), at 11 a.m. on urs., Feb. 9. e Luther Callaway Public Library is the Chie and Branch of the Levy County Public Library System. For an agenda, email: firstname.lastname@example.org e FLCPL supports the Luther Callaway Public Library by promoting the Librarys programs and resources and through fundraising, projects to augment the Librarys budget for the purchase of reading materials, books on tape, videos, operating supplies and minor equipment. Members, prospective members and guests are encouraged to attend the meeting. For further information, call FLCPL president Tom Reitz at 352/493-1896 or 949-5413.COLLEGE OF CENTRAL FLORIDAConversational Spanish Feb. 2 e College of Central Florida Levy Center will o er Conversational Spanish courses on ursdays from 5 to 7 p.m. beginning Feb. 2. Part I is o ered from Feb. 2 to March 8, Part II will follow from March 22 to April 26. e fee for each part is $75. It is recommended that students buy the book Learn Spanish the Fast and Fun Way, ird Edition, by Gene Hammitt before class begins. Enroll in person at the Levy Center, 114 Rodgers Blvd., Chie and, or online at CFItraining.cf.edu. For more information call 352/493-9533.Computer Courses for Seniors Feb. 3 e College of Central Florida Levy Center will o er three computer courses designed just for seniors. Computers for Seniors I will meet Fridays, Feb. 3-17, from 9 to 11 a.m. Learn the basics beginning with an overview of the computer including software systems, Internet usage, email and Windows. Computers for Seniors II will meet Fridays, Feb. 24-March 9, from 9 to 11 a.m. Learn how to organize and customize a desktop, search the Internet more e ciently and perform downloads. You will also learn to cut and paste and use the Help features. Computers for Seniors III will meet Fridays, March 23-April 6, from 9 to 11 a.m. is class introduces Microsoft Word and Publisher. Learn to create greeting cards, business cards, brochures, letters and more. e fee for each course is $45. e deadline for enrollment is one week before the start of each course. For more information or to enroll call 352/493-9533 Computer Fundamentals Course Feb. 6 e CCF Levy Center will o er Computer Fundamentals beginning in February. e class will meet Mondays, Feb. 6 through March 5, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Levy Center, 114 Rodgers Blvd., Chie and. This beginners class is designed for the person who has little or no experience with computers. e class also covers searching the Internet, and sending and receiving email. e course fee is $119.Enroll in person at the Levy Center or by calling 352/493-9533, ext. 2106.TRENTONFundraiser for Childrens Burn Center Feb. 18Tri County Nursing home is teaming up with our neighbors, the Shriners, for a local fundraiser for the Childrens Burn Center to be held on Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Tri County facilities on Hwy 26 in the Wilcox/Trenton area. A hamburger or hot dog lunch of your choice which includes dessert and drink will be available for a donation of $5. We will also have a yard Sale beginning at 8 a.m. (no early birds please) with Community Calendar continued from page 3BGene (Patricia) Nobles, Jr., of Gri n, Ga. and Kermit F. Nobles, Sr. of Danville, Ga; three stepdaughters: Carmen (Jerome) Blake of Trenton, Anna (Glen) Johnson of Christmas, Fla. and Linda (Steve) Martin of Casselberry, Fla.; two sisters, Mary C. Nobles of Montgomery, Ala. and Jean N. Lovato of Cochran, Ga.; a brother, Harold Lee (Rhonda) Nobles of Columbia, S.C.; seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren and 15 step-great-grandchildren.Visitation was held on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Watson Funeral Home in Trenton. In Georgia, visitation is being held on ursday, February 02, 2012 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fisher Funeral Home.Funeral Services will be held on Friday, February 3, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Cool Springs Primitive Baptist Church with Elders Willie Hat eld, Spencer Fussell, Calvin Watkins, Wesley Watkins & Tommie Stanaland o ciating. Interment to follow at Cool Springs Cemetery in Danville, Ga. Arrangements were placed under the care of Watson Funeral Home, 426 W. Wade Street, Trenton, FL. 32693. (352) 463-8888. Online condolences may be sent through our website at www.watsonfhtrenton.com. Arrangements in Georgia were placed under the care of Fisher Funeral Home, 122 W. Dykes Street, Cochran, GA. (478) 934-6336.WINELLE FRANCES HORNENovember 6, 1924 January 30, 2012 Winnelle Frances Horne passed at age 87 peacefully to be with the Lord on Monday, January 30, 2012. Grandma Winnelle had a passion for quilting, welcoming visitors to her beloved quilt museum and had a love for the Lord. She was an active member of the Chie and Womans Club, the Curryville Homemakers, was Founder and Director of Levy County Quilt museum and director of the Log Cabin Quilters. Frances Winnelle Mercer Horne, the only daughter and youngest child of James Dillard Mercer and Frances Folsom (Horne) Mercer, was born on November 6, 1924, in Levy County, Florida. e family lived across the road from where the quilt museum is today. Winnelle was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Lee Horne; four of her children, John Randolph Chapman, George Robert Chapman, Frances Ruth Chapman and Gerald Randolph Wall; three brothers: James L. Engle Mercer (Chris), Willis Murray Mercer (Bert) and James D. Mercer. She is survived by her son, Alton Reginald Chapman (Reggie) and wife Gale; her nine grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. By her request, in lieu of owers, donations may be sent to the Levy County Quilt Museum: 11050 NW 10th Ave. Chie and, Florida 32626. A public visitation will be held at the HiersBaxley Funeral Home, Chie and, on Friday Feburary 3rd from 5 to 7 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the Levy County Quilt Museum, 11050 NW 10th Ave. Chie and, on Saturday February 4th at 11 a.m.SARAH L. BAILEY MEUNIERApril 30, 1930 January 28, 2012 Sarah L. (Silva) Bailey Meunier, of Stage Road, Lempster, N.H., died Saturday, January 28, 2012 at her home at the age of 81. She was born in Peabody, Mass. on April 30, 1930, the daughter of Manuel and Mary (Serpa) Silva. Sarah lived in North Sutton from 1952 to 1982 and worked in food service for various businesses including Sugar and Spice Restaurant, Andover Meadow Inn, the Cranehurst, and Kearsarge Valley Country Club. She and her husband moved to Pittsburg, N.H. in 1982 where they owned and operated the Wander Inn until 2001 when they moved to Fanning Springs, Fla. She moved back to N.H. in 2010 and made her home with her son and his wife. Sarah was a member of many di erent organizations including the American Legion Auxiliary in Pittsburg. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed playing cards. Sarah was predeceased by her husbands, Emerson Bailey in 1981 and Lucien Meunier in 2010; her children, Kathleen M. Bailey in 1983 and David S. Bailey in 2001; and two sisters, Gloria and Julie. Members of her family surviving include four sons: Lawrence G. Bailey and his wife, Sandi, of Westboro, Mass., James M. Bailey and his wife, Camala, of Lempster, N.H., Richard B. Bailey of West Stewartstown, N.H. and Stephen G. Bailey of North Sutton, N.H.; ve grandchildren and ve great grandchildren; a brother, Anthony Silva of Salem, Mass.; a sister, Norma Dugan of Marblehead, Mass.; nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Chadwick Funeral Home, 235 Main Street, New London, N.H. on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 from 6 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Parish in New London, N.H. with the Rev. Robert Biron, pastor, celebrant. Burial will be in North Sutton Cemetery and Groveton, N.H. in the spring. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 249 Canal Street, Manchester, NH 03101.CECIL D. MAYNARDSeptember 14, 1930 January 27, 2012 Cecil D. Maynard of Micanopy passed away on January 27, 2012 at his home at the age of 81. He was born on September 14, 1930, to Cecil and Anna Maynard in Savannah, Ga. He was of the Lutheran faith. He has lived in this area for 30 years coming from Miami. He worked most of his life as a butcher, belonged to the VFW in Orange Lake, the American Legion and Elks Lodge in Miami. He was also a sherman. Mr. Maynard leaves behind his wife, Jacqueline; his sons, Glenn Maynard and Cecil D. Maynard III; his daughters, Cris Rawls and Trudy Scott; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Arrangements are under the care of Knau Funeral Home in Williston, Fla.JOSEPH GILBERT BECHARDMay 8, 1934 January 28, 2012 Joseph Gilbert Bechard of Bronson passed away January 28, 2012 in Williston at the age of 77. He was born on May 8, 1934 to Wilfred and Alice Bechard in Stockholm, Maine. He moved to this area 16 years ago coming from Connecticut. He was of the Catholic faith, a member of Am Vets, Am Legion and VFW. He worked as a carpenter most of his life and enjoyed karaoke and dancing. Mr. Bechard leaves behind his wife of 52 years, Gladys; his sons, Steven Bechard (Lisa) and Kevin Bechard; his daughter, Deborah Bechard; his sister, Gloria Pellitier; nine grandchildren, four greatgrandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial will be held in Maine at a later date. Arrangements were placed under the care of Knau Funeral Home in Williston.ALFRED WILLIAM CLARKApril 22, 1951 January 24, 2012 Alfred William Billy Clark of Otter Creek passed away January 24, 2012 at Shands Hospital in Gainesville at the age of 60. He was born in Tarpon Springs to Alfred and Ruby Clark on April 22, 1951. Billy was owner/operator of Billys Lawn Care Service for 35-40 years. He enjoyed participating in the Make A Wish Foundation. Being an outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and shing. Mr. Clark is survived by his wife, Sandy Clark of Otter Creek; daughter, Dixie Davis of Lakeland; son, William Coty Clark of Palm Harbor; mother, Ruby Clark of Otter Creek; brother, Richard Clark of Trenton; sisters: Debbie Stimson of Hutto, Tx., Cecelia Beeker of Oldsmar, Freda Peardon of Palm Harbor, Teresa Sage of Crystal Beach, Tina Haley of Otter Creek and Ina Rydlach of Long Beach, Calif.; grandchildren: Emma Davis of Lakeland, Jazmyn Clark and Hunter Clark, both of Palm Harbor. A Celebration of his Life was held Saturday, January 27, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the familys ranch in Otter Creek with Bro. Billy Keith o ciating. Donations can be made in Billys memory to the American Heart Assoc. P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692. Arrangements were placed under the care of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 352/493-0050. On line condolences may be sent through our website at www.hiers-baxley.comSAM TOWNSENDNovember 1, 1952 January 28, 2012 Sam Townsend of Hilliard, Fla. passed died Saturday January 28, 2012 at Community Hospice in Jacksonville at the age of 59. He was born November 1, 1952 in Brooksville and moved to Hilliard 27 years ago from Inglis. He was a heavy equipment operator with the St. Johns River Power Park for over 26 years and was a member of the 1st Baptist Church of Boulougne. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Paula A. Townsend and his brothers, Jimmy and Kenneth Townsend. Mr. Townsend is survived by his daughter Jaime Bare (Dean) of Hilliard; brothers, John (Kay) of Inglis and Clinton (Peggy) of Glen St. Mary; sisters: Betty Martin of Otter Creek, Frances Matthews (Pete) of Morriston, Yvonne Head of Romeo and Kay Townsend of Lake City; and grandchildren, Zane and Peyton Bare. e funeral service will be conducted on ursday February 2, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the Strickland Funeral Home Chapel in Crystal River where friends will be received from 1p.m. until service time. Burial will follow at the Dunnellon Cemetery. An additional memorial service will take place Friday February 3, 2012 at 11a.m. at the 1st Baptist Church of Boulougne. RICKY LAMBERTJuly 26, 1965 January 28, 2012 Ricky Lambert of Old Town passed away on January 28, 2012 at the age of 46. He was born on July 26, 1965 in Live Oak to Rubin Webb and Mary Lambert. He moved to Old Town 25 years ago from Branford. He was of the Baptist Faith. He retired in 2010 from the State of Florida where he worked as a corrections o cer in Cross City. He enjoyed hunting and running his dogs and spending time with his family and friends. He never met a stranger. He was a deeply devoted husband, father and friend. Mr. Lambert is survived by his parents Webb and Mary Lambert; his wife of 20 years eresa Lambert; his sons John Lambert (Cassie) and Kolton Lambert; brothers: Michael Lambert (Michelle), Robert Lambert (Connie) and Joel Lambert (Micky); grandson, Hunter Lambert; his father and mother-in-law Jack and Retha McGinnis; along with several nieces and nephews and a host of friends. No visitation was held. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 3 p.m. at the New Prospect Baptist Church in Old Town o ciated by Rev. Billy Philman who is also a good friend. Interment followed in Cross City Cemetery, Cross City, Fla. Arrangements were placed under the care of Knau Funeral Home-Chie and. ra es galore, a bake sale, entertainment by local talent and karaoke for anyone brave enough to give it a try. ere will also be clowns for the kids and a Bounce House to play in. ALL proceeds go directly to the Shriners Childrens Burn Center. So mark your calendar for Feb. 18 at the Tri County Nursing Home for a great day of family fun and a chance to share your heart with a child in need.DIXIE COUNTYDixie County Tea Party Presents Chief Robert Douglas Feb. 9Chie and Chief of Police Robert Douglas will be speaking live on Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dixie County Tea Party meeting about the issue of constitutional sheri s and freedom from government tyranny. For an explanation of constitutional sheri s see page 4A. If you are satis ed with how government is conducting our nations business and think the Constitution is being followed to the letter of the law, your government thanks you. But, if you are convinced that our elected o cials are betraying their oath of o ce and failing to live up to their commitments to America and her posterity, come and join us, and your children and country will thank you. Second ursday of each month at the Trail Riders Club behind the Dixie County Health Department on Hwy 19 just south of Cross City from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The Levy County Journal10BFebruary 2, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Lady Eagles Sweep IndiansFor the second time this season the Bronson Lady Eagles defeated the Chie and Indians in girls basketball. On Tuesday night, Jan. 24, the Lady Eagles won by a score of 44-29. e Lady Eagles had defeated the Indians in Bronson by a score of 51-37 on December 9th, 2011 earlier this season. It was senior night for the Indians as they had ve seniors playing their last home game. e Indians had been on a hot streak before the Lady Eagles arrived in Chie and. e game looked a little sloppy with neither team able to nd the mark regularly. e halftime score was 16-13 and seemed destined for a defensive battle. However, Bronson came out of halftime on re. e Lady Eagles employed a full-court press and a new found half-court e ciency that left the Indians at a loss as the lead went from three points to a 44-24 lead midway through the fourth quarter. Bronson then came out of the press, fell back into a 2-3 zone and freely substituted. Shay Sherman led all scorers with 16 points and Brittany Riley scored 14 for the Lady Eagles. No Indian scored in double gures. Coach Hamilton was pleased with the 2nd half performance of the Eagles. In the second half we did a good job of attacking to the basket. Many of those shots were at point blank range. Brianna Mitchell and Deonna Hamilton had strong defensive games tonight holding Chie ands leading scorers (Clemmons and Hammond) to a total of 3 eld goals, with one of those coming during mop-up time. e Lady Eagles are now 10-8 while the Indians drop to 6-6. Bronson (44) Sherman 16, Riley 14, Mitchell 6, Heath 4, Cates 3, Hamilton 1. Chie and (29) Clemmons 7, Mitchem 6, Hammond 4, Bowers 4, Depew 4, Whittington 4.Bronson Lady Eagles On FireLady Eagles defeat Keystone HeightsOn ursday night the Lady Eagles traveled to Keystone Heights and soundly defeated the Indians 40-25. Stingy defense by the Lady Eagles only allowed the host team 7 eld goals for the game and paved the way to an early fourth quarter blow out. e lead had blossomed to 38-17 before substitution allowed the Indians to close down the lead at the end. e opening quarter ended 9-7 with both teams struggling from the eld. Better play in the second quarter by the Lady Eagles enabled the visitors to begin to stretch a lead to 19-11 at halftime. In the third quarter the Eagles pulled away to a 29-15 lead, then nish o the game at 40-25. e Lady Eagles were led by high scorer Shay Shermans 20 points including two threepointers, while Tara Shabris scored 14 for the Indians. Brittany Riley led all players with 10 rebounds. Coach Hamilton liked his teams performance in the third quarter. We did a nice job of holding them to one shot or less in the third quarter. ey had only two eld goals and we forced several turnovers over a twelve-minute interval. Keystone split with Williston and Bradford this year and has a winning record. is is a quality win and to sweep this team this year is an accomplishment. Our girls have worked very hard. ey are smaller and younger than everyone they play. ey now have a winning season with several quality wins. ey can be very proud of what they have accomplished as a team and how they have represented our community thus far. I just hope theres a lot more in store for this season. e Lady Eagles play the Trenton Tigers rst in district play @ Bell @ 5:30 on Tuesday. (11-8) Bronson (40) Sherman 20, Riley 8, Cates 4, Mitchell 4, Hamilton 2, Heath 2. 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Visit www.pro owers.com/fantastic or call 888.470.5492 Site Price: $49 98 +s/h+s/hYou Pay:$1999 +s/hEvery spring and fall the Tractor Supply Company (TSC) promotes a Paper Clover donation in its stores. is past fall the Chie and TSC store sold enough clovers to be in the TOP 5 selling stores in this region. e Chie and TSC store worked hard at promoting the clovers and raising money for the county 4-H program. On Wednesday Jan. 25, 4-H members and adult volunteers met with Mr. Gary Roshy, General Manager of TSC, and Susan ornton, high-selling associate, to present the store with a certi cate and ribbon in appreciation for all of their diligence. is promotion assisted nancially with the County 4-H program with a check for $528.00. e monies will be used to assist the youth of the county and the county programs. For more information on the Levy County 4-H, please call Brenda at the 4-H O ce in Bronson at 352/486-5131. By Brenda HeberlingTSC and The Paper Clovers Help 4-H in Levy County Longtime School Board Member Beth Davis Not Seeking Re-election To the citizens of Levy County: I would like to announce my intention not to run for re-election for the Levy County School Board, District 2 position. I want to thank the people of Levy County for allowing me to serve in this capacity for the past 12 years. I consider this experience an honor. Many changes are taking place at the district, state and federal level in our schools. Our teachers and sta have faced the challenge put before them in every situation. ank you for a job well done. It has been an honor to work with past and present board members, two superintendents, and an amazing group of people at the county o ce. Our goal in Levy County has always been to make decisions based on what is best for our students and we have always strived to ful ll that obligation. I look forward to continued success in our schools. Beth Davis L to R Gary Roshy (Store manager) presenting the check to the 4-H Youth Council, Maggie Pogue, Wyatt Pogue (President 4-H Youth Council), Alexia Fuller, Cade Pogue, Albert Fuller III, Tambra Carswell, Albert Fuller (Extension Director), Susan Thornton (High Selling Associ ate) in front Samantha Carswell and Jamiya Fuller. Photos courtesy of Brenda Heberling