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Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923www.levyjournalonline.com VOL. 88, NO. 48 50 CENTS THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012 Will Irbys Florida StoriesIllustration by Alexander KeySee page 3ASee page 5A See page 5CREMINDER:June 4 8 is the nal week to qualify to run for o ce as an elected o cial in Levy County. Little Queen: Front row: 1st RU Bailey Russel; 2nd RU Ainslee Welbers; Little Queen Presley Akins; 2011 Little Queen Kinsey Colley and 2012 Little King J.T. Richburg; back row: 2011 Princess Kinsey Ward and 2011 Queen Rachel Keys. See Levy Life By Kathy HilliardEditorBronson Youth League President Joe Markham said he just wants to keep coaching the kids to play ball. According to Markham the stories printed about him in the newspaper in the city of Chie and are not correct even though he readily admits to being far from perfect. Markham has been involved with the BYL since 2002 when his daughter played ball. He coached for years and then stopped for two years in 2008 until his son wanted to get involved in 2010. e Youth League is a local partnership of volunteers and the Town of Bronson to give the kids a place to play ball and learn all the values, skills and disciplines that competing in sports gives to the youth. It is just the American way to keep the kids busy playing the American sport baseball. Markham for years has volunteered to coach and also keep the play elds in good condition with the Town of Bronson providing the equipment. With the help of the Board of County Commissioners, concession sales and the Town of Bronson, funds have just managed to keep them in equipment and what they absolutely need to play ball. Now the scene appears to be changing including coaches and board members. Markham is the President now working with Mike Hanna, Sherrie Shuler and Je Jordan currently. According to Markham, there is now an idea from current youth league member Charlie Kennedy which passed the Town Council 4-0 to change the process over to a Recreation Department utilizing the services of UF student interns to run the department for a salary. Currently the coaching and upkeep is a volunteer operation, said Markham. For Markham this means a changing of head personnel on a regular basis as the UF students graduate and go on to bigger and better things. According to Markham there should be a continuity of people with the kids, people the kids trust and see as a part of the community of Bronson. e Bronson Town Councils discussions of the project with those in attendance at their regular meetings sparked input from some that there needs to be more leadership or better leadership. Parents want their say in what is done concerning their children and get involved to do just that. But could that provoke statements like this one from Berlon Weeks that there are too many chiefs but not enough Indians. A few voices from those on the current youth league agree with Markham in one respect why look for someone outside the community to lead the league. Markham admitted that he has missed some of the Town Council meetings as his wife works a night shift and he takes care of the children then and recently was into the before the FCAT studying regime with his son who passed. Now that the concept of the Youth League is being revamped by some to include more sports and a centralized Rec Center including more rules of order, the old ways of solving problems are frowned on, according to Markham. He gave the example that in the past there was a coach on board whose style bothered some parents who came to Markham for help. According to Markham, they would not let their children play under that coach. e solution to the parents and Markham was to let the coach go. To others, it was to put the coach on probation. According to Markham, probation had been tried in the past and did not work so they let the coach go and had to do double time to ll in the space. Other members leaving the league over time also produced the same e ect, extra duty to get things done while new members learned what to do or current members covered more than one job. Now the use of the elds by the current Bronson Youth League might be curtailed, according to Markham. He said that now there is a more stringent use of the equipment than had previously been in place. Markham said he just wants the BYL to remain as it was using good ole common sense and volunteers from our own community rather than all these new ideas and learn to work together. He says now nothing gets done. Other community residents including Town Council members want a bigger and more organized approach with new ideas. But what is best for the kids? And who loses in the end when the con icts are not decided on the kids. e ones who bene t the most also have the most to lose. ere will be a meeting of the Bronson Youth League on June 5 at 6 p.m. at the Dogan S. Cobb Municipal Building and Markham is asking that all those interested in the kids playing ball to please be there to speak your mind and give your ideas.Chie and Woman's Club Watermelon Pageant Winners By Kathy HilliardEditorWith all the talk lately of someone without a clue on a program on MSNBC remarking that our soldiers should not be so easily called heroes, we have a new couple of heroes right here in a Chie and RV Park to join the ranks of our men and women in uniform. ey live on a street called Lame Duck Lane which was renamed that way because all the people on that road had medical problems. Last Friday morning 67-year-old Cheryl Philabaum, who lives on the infamous Lane, heard one of her neighbors screaming FIRE and went out to investigate. Cheryl saw 42-year-old Jamie Sparks running and screaming that a neighbor next door, Ruth, was in her RV which was engulfed with ames. No one was o ering to go along and the custodian of the park has left to run an errand. at left Cheryl and Jaime. Cheryl joined with Jamie and ran into the burning RV and grabbed onto Ruth who is on oxygen and does not walk and pulled her out onto the ramp for her wheelchair. Jamie managed to pull Ruth further on down and away from the ames. Cheryl said that Ruth was on re and is now at the Shands Burn Unit with burns to her eyes, face, and throat areas and in just stable condition.Apparently when Cheryl was pulling Ruth out she broke her wrist. Jamie and Cheryl both inhaled a lot of smoke and both women were taken by ambulance to North Florida General Hospital for lung treatments. Cheryl says she is going in for pre-op examinations but is not sure yet what they are going to do with her broken and very painful wrist.Cheryl says she is very grateful for all her friends and neighbors who are coming by to help her do such things as open bottles of water. Cheryl is right-handed and that is the wrist that was broken. She says she cant do much with her left hand yet. For years Cheryl has done crocheting and sewing for her daughter Mistys shop, Memories by Misty, in Chie and and for the family. at will have to be put on hold for awhile as one of the heroes of Lame Duck Lane recuperates. ank you to Cheryl and Jamie for answering a call to help no matter how it might have a ected you. You are heroes to us all and especially to Ruth. Johnathan reading the book he wrote to his Memaw (Cheryl) in the hospital.Neighbors are Heroes TooDiamondbackA Summers Tale, Part IIBYL President Markham Speaks Out on ChangesZoning Ad on Dog Kennel in Morriston Published in Chie and Paper?? By Kathy HilliardEditorMorriston is in Levy County. Chie and is in Levy County. Williston is in Levy County. And the Levy County Journal covers all of Levy County and has done so since 1923. So why did the Planning Commission advertise a public hearing on a dog kennel to be set up in Morriston in a City of Chie and paper. e Levy County Journal has been the go-to paper for recordable issues and legal notices for all of Levy County for many years. e very purpose of the Levy County Journal was included in its name those many years ago and has continued the practice faithfully to this day. continued on page 8AElizabeths Recipes and SBLC Summer Feeding Program #4 bridge at Havens Creek on SR 24 2 mi north of Cedar Key under repair starting on May 30.
The Levy County Journal2AMay 31, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 LUKE, JOHN R OLDTOWN VOP FELONY PWLSR NO BOND MORGAN, THEODORE R HAWTHORNE WRIT OF BODILY ATTACHMENT $900 PURGE SEXTON, KENT M CROSS CITY VOPPOSS CONTROLLED SUB NO BOND SHARPE, TERRISE G WILLISTON VOP NO DL FOR MOTORCYCLE $1,000 BOND FLOYD, DANNY CARL JR WILLISTON FTA PETIT LARCENY $7,500 BONDBarbanell. Steven Solon, 44, of Bronson: USE OR POSSESSION OF THE ID OF ANOTHER PERSON WITHOUT CONSENT; GRAND THEFT AT LEAST $300 BUT LESS THAN $5K. Beaumont, Wayne Matthew, 29, of Inglis: BATTERY WITH INTENTIONAL TOUCH OR STRIKE. Bortz, Charles, 47, of Pompano Beach: TAMPERING IN MISDEMEANOR PROCEEDING; BATTERY WITH INTENTIONAL TOUCH OR STRIKE. Brooks, Cecil Nelson, 45, of Helena, Ga.: DISORDERLY INTOXICATION IN A PUBLIC PLACE CAUSING A DISTURBANCE. Bryant, Jake Junior, 31, of Largo: LOITERING OR PROWLING; CAUSE CHILD TO COMMIT AN ACT OF DELINQUENCY. Buesing, Casey Michael, 27, of Cedar Key: AGGRAVATED BATTERY SHOULD HAVE KNOWN THE VICTIM WAS PREGNANT; COMMISSION OF FELONY BATTERY. Cipra, Adam Joseph, 32, of Old Town: PETIT THEFT 2ND DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE. Clark, Gary Mason, 32, of Chie and: DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED, HABITUAL OFFENDER. Connell, Vanessa, 24, of Umatilla: SALE OF SCHEDULE I OR II SYNTHETIC NARCOTIC; POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO SELL, MFG OR DELIVER SYNTHETIC NARCOTIC. Debolt, Samuel Joseph, 27, of Bronson: DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED, 1ST OFFENSE. Edwards, Kevin Juwaun, 35, of Chie and: POSSESSION OF COCAINE WITH INTENT TO SELL WITHIN 100 FEET OF PLACE OF WORSHI OR BUSINESS; POSSESSION OF COCAINE; POSSESSION OF NOT MORE THAN 20 GRAMS OF MARIJUANA; KEEPING A SHOP OR VEHICLE FOR DRUGS, 1ST VIOLATION; ADVERTISING DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.Levy County Sheri s O ce Arrest Report Levy Countys Most Wanted Complete and clip this coupon and send it with a check, money order, or credit card information to PO Box 2990, Chie and, FL 32644 Yearly subscription prices are as follows: $25/year for subscribers in Levy County $30/year for subscribers in Florida; $35/year for subscribers outside FloridaName: _____________________________________________ Daytime Phone________________________________________ Address:____________________________________________ City:_________________________State__ __ Zip ___________ VISA MASTERCARD Card Number:______________________Expiration Date: ________ Security Code (3-digit number on back): _____If you decide after four weeks delivery that you no longer want to receive the Journal, just call or write to us no later than Tuesday at least one week before the expiration of your subscription. Offer is good only for a 12-month subscription paid on or before the expiration of the free rst month. Please include the promo code in your request for cancellation. Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923JournalLevy County Flores-Marquez, Carlos, 24, of Chie and: OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE WITHOUT VIOLENCE. Hardin, Andy Douglas, 34, of Old Town: DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED, HABITUAL OFFENDER. Jacobsen, Molly Rain, 38, of Tampa: DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED, 1ST OFFENSE. Knowles, Michael A., 41, of Archer: POSSESSION OF NOT MORE THAN 20 GRAMS OF MARIJUANA; POSSESSION AND OR USE OF DRUG EQUIPMENT. Mayes, Curtis, 51, of Bronson: TRESPASSING ON SCHOOL GROUNDS. McGowan, Michael Scott, 39, of Trenton: DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS. McLaughlin, Patrick Shawn, 45, of Archer: HOME INVASION WITH A WEAPON; TAMPERING IN FELONY LIFE CAPITAL PROCEEDING. Picknell, Elvira Alisha Marie, 23, of Old Town: PETIT THEFT 2ND DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE. Roberts, Joseph Wesley, 70, of Morriston: LEWD AND LASCIVIOUS BEHAVIOR ON VICTIM 12 TO 16 YEARS OLD; LEWD AND LASCIVIOUS BEHAVIOR MOLESTING A VICTIM LESS THAN 12 YEARS OLD BY AN OFFENDER 18 YO OR OLDER; LEWD AND LASCIVIOUS BEHAVIOR BY AN OFFENDER 18 YO OR OLDER ON VICTIM LESS THAN 16 YEARS OLD. Shalna, Heather, 41; FAILURE TO APPEAR x 2. Shannon, Cynthia Elliott, 45, of Cross City: PETIT THEFT 2ND DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE. She eld, Tommy Lee, 46, of Chie and: COMMISSION OF DOMESTIC BATTERY BY STRANGULATION; TAMPERING IN 3RD DEGREE FELONY PROCEEDING. Starling, Scott, 54, of Fanning Springs: RETALIATE AGAINST INFORMANT, VICTIM, WITNESS WITHOUT INJURY. Stau John Paul, 31, of Lake City: BATTER 2ND OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE. Teckenbrock, Kyle Dane, 21, of Bell: CRIMINAL MISCHIEF WITH PROPERTY DAMAGE OF $1,000 OR MORE. Wagner, Timothy, 44, of Gainesville: BUI 1ST OR 2ND OFFENSE. Wiley, Bennie Mae, 50, of Cross City: VOP. Williams, Anthony Brett, 29, of Williston: POSSESSION OF COCAINE WITH INTENT TO SELL WITHIN 1000 FEET OF SPECIFIED AREA; POSSESSION OF COCAINE SCHEDULE II WITH INTENT TO SELL, MFG, DELIVER.A Lakeland trucker who failed to stop at an inspection station was arrested over the weekend for using watermelons and cantaloupes to conceal 50 pounds of marijuana, reported the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.Gabriel Murillo was charged with tra cking marijuana over 25 pounds, failure to stop for an inspection, and driving while license suspended, according to a release from the Department of Agriculture.Murillo, driving a vehicle with fruit visible, was stopped on Interstate 10 by O cer James Fletcher after the trucker allegedly failed to stop at an Agriculture Interdiction Station in Suwannee County.Escorted back to the inspection station, o cers discovered marijuana in clear bags among the fruit, the release stated. is arrest is one example of e orts by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to prevent the movement of illegal substances across the state of Florida. e department plays a critical role in the Domestic Marijuana Eradication Program, a joint e ort of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the U.S. Department of Justice and sheri s and police departments throughout the state of Florida to detect, dismantle and eradicate domestically-grown marijuana from Florida. rough the Domestic Marijuana Eradication Program, Florida collected and reported more statistical and intelligence information related to marijuana eradication to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration than any other state in 2011. Last year, 46,605 plants, valued at $139 million, were reported as eradicated from 961 grow sites. As of April 30, 2012, a total of 10,348 plants from 195 grow sites has been reported, 200 arrests have been made, 47 weapons and 2,355 pounds of marijuana have been con scated and more than $297,000 in illegal assets has been seized. For more information about the department's involvement in the Domestic Marijuana Eradication Program, visithttp:// www. -aglaw.com/bas/dme.html. information provided by the Florida Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer A airsTrucker Skips Ag Station in Suwannee County, Inspector Finds Pot Under Cantalopes Marijuana discovered under the cantalope shipment. e Gainesville division of the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force located and arrested fugitive Glenn Beasley Jr., 47, in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Beasley was wanted by the Citrus County Sheri 's O ce (CCSO) on an outstanding failure to appear arrest warrant for 1 count of direct/promote the sexual performance by a child and 33 separate counts of possession of child pornography. Beasley 's charges stemmed from an investigation in January 2010 by the CCSO's Internet Crimes Against Children unit that led to the discovery of thousands of photos and videos in Beasley 's possession that depicted child abuse and hardcore child pornography. e investigation revealed Beasley was a signi cant Florida distributor of child pornography on the internet, having distributed child pornography several hundred times in 2010. After being released on bond in early 2010, Beasley failed to appear in court in September 2011 after learning he would be facing over a decade in prison. e CCSO requested assistance from the Gainesville division of the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force in October 2011. e Task Force adopted Beasley 's case due to his serious charges and his history of rearm possession. During the subsequent fugitive investigation, Task Force investigators determined Beasley had ed from Florida and was traveling throughout the southeast United States in a continued attempt to avoid arrest. Beasley took steps to stay under the radar while hiding including taking on a fake name and limiting his contact with other individuals. During the eight-month fugitive investigation, Task Force investigators followed up on leads in Alabama, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Florida. Last week, Task Force investigators developed information that Beasley was currently hiding in Tennessee near Knoxville hiding inside a small house on a mountain in a rural area of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. U.S. Marshals in Tennessee approached and surrounded this house and ordered its occupants to exit. Beasley, who was going by a fake name, exited his bedroom and then the house and was placed under arrest. U.S. Marshals then found a handgun in Beasley's bedroom lying on his bed. Beasley's true identity was con rmed and he was booked into the Sevier County Jail pending extradition back to Florida. It's always great to get a child porn fugitive who was armed with a gun o the streets and into jail. A lot of hard work during the past eight months led us to a small house on the side of a mountain in rural Tennessee. Beasley tried very hard to avoid capture but will now face the consequences of his serious charges, said Deputy U.S. Marshal Bryon Carroll, a member of the Task Force. For additional information, please contact Deputy U.S. Marshal Bryon Carroll at 352/672-8065. e Gainesville Division of the Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force is sponsored by the U.S. Marshals Service and comprised of investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service, the Alachua County Sheri 's O ce, the Gainesville Police Department, the Levy County Sheri 's O ce, and the Marion County Sheri 's O ce. e Task Force adopts fugitive investigations from state and local law enforcement agencies when the fugitive is known to be violent. Have a tip? Know the whereabouts of a violent fugitive? Anonymously send your tip to the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force by texting the word USMFL and your tip to TIP411 or 847411. Rewards can be anywhere from $250 up to $10,000. NOTE: e tipster should type the word USMFL as the rst word in the text message.Cantalopes on top of marijuanaChild Porn Fugitive from Citrus County Nabbed in Tennessee
The Levy County Journal 3AMay 31, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Will Irbys Florida StoriesIllustration by Alexander KeyDiamondbackA Summers Tale, Part IIIn the shimmering heat of that summer the widow Leona Hames tended her sprawling garden near Meredith on the old Florida Railroad line. By the early 40s the rails were gone and the stop had long since dissolved to bramble and briar, although vagrants still walked the line. So it happened that a man named Suggs came down the shaded lane by a corn eld, across which stood the rust-red gables of a house and barn, the old Hames place. Suggs was a peculiar looking fellow with a full face, virtually devoid of either chin or forehead beneath his dusty slouch hat. He came with a tote hung over the shoulder of the faded suit coat he wore over jeans and a chambray shirt buttoned at the neck, despite the sultry weather. He was a day-worker, a traveling man, he said. He wore prison-issue brogans and said to Leona Hames (who was on guard with her hoe in hand) that hed preciate a days work. Despite her instinct to send Suggs on his way, Leona Hames had a greater fear. For days now the woman had found the meandering track of a large snake in her garden. Shed had Suggs follow her back into the climbing beans and staked tomatoes where he knelt and smoothed his hand over the serpentine track. Suggs smiled softly, almost serenely and said with reverence, Shes a bigun alright. Diamondback fer sure. He walked out toward the tomatoes and then scouted around the cabbages. Leona watched with her hand shading her eyes. Suggs walked back through the okra calling out, Heres where shes a-livin, ratcher. Leona walked cautiously to where Suggs stood straddling a large gopher tortoise hole. e striations in the sand were evident of the snakes goings and comings. In minutes Suggs had taken her to the dragons gate, the demons lair. Youll kill him? she asked more pleadingly than intended. Oh yes, he said. I know jus what to do. Come daylight Ill put that pretty baby down yonder in a croker sack an put a bow on it fer you. I dont want it in a sack, Leona said sternly. I want its head chopped o . She thought to add he could blow its head o with her husbands old shotgun she kept against her bed post. But instinctively she didnt mention the gun. ere was a large bush hook in the barn. Her thoughts went to that. Alright then, she said hesitantly. You just get him. Take his head o with that bush hook there in the barn. Ill pay you when you get him. How much? Suggs asked, narrowing his eyes, his tone as surly as it was inquisitive. Leona sti ened, Itll be fair for whats done. More than a hobos rations, you can be sure of that. I aint no hobo, lady, Suggs replied sternly. Im a travelin man. An it jus so happens, I been good with snakes since I was a boy in knee britches. Now aint this your lucky day? I should hope so, Leona answered sti y. She told him of the little o ce her husband, Lawton, had made in the barn. ere was a cot there, a wash stand and a place to lay his head for the night. In the late of that afternoon, Suggs went out to the barn and had a look around. In the house, Leona washed her face at the kitchen sink. She smoothed back her hair, already thinking it was a mistake to keep this man Suggs on. He had an unsettling nature about him, something bitter and spiteful, yet thinly masked by pleasantries until he was crossed. She put on a pot of rice and made a supper of fried ham and tomato gravy. When Leona Hames came back out to the barn with his food, Suggs was sitting on a bench outside the o ce door. His jaw was lled with tobacco and he leaned back while trimming a long, forked hickory stick with his pocket knife. is is gonna do real good, he said to Leona without looking up. You kin jus put that supper to the bench here. Ill get to it directly. Leona did as Suggs asked. When she bent beside him she could smell the sweet, musky odor of the tobacco dribble he was about to capture with his tongue and spit. She put the dishclothcovered dinner plate on the bench. Preciate at, Suggs said as he spat away from her into the cavernous shadow of the barn. Ats real nice. Leonas thoughts darted to the rattler slithering heavily over the raked ground. She saw him in her minds eye coiled in the leafy beanstalks or staked tomato plants, ready to strike small birds or eld mice pecking or gnawing there in the morning. Even as she backed away, an image came to her of the great snake extracting droplets of dew from the plant leaves with his icking tongue at daybreak. You have a good night, Miz Hames, Suggs said, startling the older woman from the snakes conjured visage. Yes, she said brusquely. When shed returned to the house, Leona locked and barred the doors, front and back. She ate her own supper solemnly by lamplight at the kitchen table. She was accustomed to eating alone and to all the sounds the house made. Even in her sleep she was accustomed to the usual sounds of mice or moths throughout the household. By the time she was in her bed upstairs, the woman listened only for the sounds that would not be usual. Long after the lamp in the o ce in the barn was extinguished, she lay awake listening. And then in the cool of the early hours, in something to which she relapsed herself something not unlike the sensation of sinking away in water so warm she could not tell where her body ended and the water began she drifted o to sleep. Sunlight through the bedroom window lit her face and Leona Hames awoke with a start. She always got up before dawn, but did not that day and was angry with herself about it. She went immediately to the window in her nightclothes and looked down on the garden. Suggs stood out among the onions wrapping rope around the twisted neck of a heavy burlap sack. As if she had called out to him, Suggs looked up instantly, nishing his half-hitch and letting the sack drop to his feet as skillfully as a rodeo cowboy signaling time with his hands raised from the legs of a lassoed calf. His arms fully extended then, Suggs turned slowly about beside the shifting shape of the sack, as if acknowledging the exaltations of a cheering crowd. Leona Hames clutched the neck of her nightgown and backed away from the window. When shed nished her toilet and dressed, she went down the narrow stairs to unbar the door and walk straight away from the back porch to Suggs in the garden. She come out jus fore the sun do, like I gured, Suggs drawled as the woman walked up with her arms held about herself for warmth. I was a-waitin. Suggs show her the long, forked stick hed used with a noose of heavy twine. Oh, she thought she smelled somethin, but I know shes too fat an sassy to hold up. She got good into my trap an I yanked the re out of it. Suggs raised his forked stick. Yessum, I had her pinned behind her neck fore her head hardly hit the ground! She fought like a demon, but I bagged her thar from hind the neck an raked her from wrappin round my arm rat into this here croker sack. Leona couldnt help but feel relief, a welcome reprieve from the frightening uncertainty of knowing the snake was always near, yet never visible. Now it had a shape and form directly in her line of sight, even if that shape shifted about before her now like a sack half- lled with large potatoes rolling around. But why, pray Lord, didnt you kill it? she asked anxiously. I get paid extree to kill, Miz Hames. I thought I said that. Didnt I say that, Miz Hames? No. Well I do, Suggs droned. Leona Hames didnt respond, except to wheel about in the garden and start for the house at a rapid clip. She had in mind to pay Suggs and have him kill the snake, and send him on his way immediately. He was no better than the snake hed bagged, she cautioned herself, something she insisted to herself then that shed sensed all along. In a locked box upstairs was a small leather-bound box that had been her husbands. Lawton had collected coins and she spilled both silver and gold ones into the palm of her slender hand. When she had no other cash, Leona sometimes paid her help with a coin or two from the collection, insisting that they held greater than face value. Perhaps they did, but she had no idea how much greater. Be that as it may, the collected coins were, on that day, what she had to pay with. She selected a Liberty Head gold dollar and went back down. Suggs was at the barn with the burlap bag squirming about in front of the gaping door while hed gathered up his tote. He came forward out of the shadows, dusting o his hat. Leona Hames thrust out her hand with the gold piece. Suggs plucked it from her palm and asked, Whats this cher? Good pay, Leona insisted. All considered, you got room and board, and not hardly an hours work. ank you. I dont think so, Suggs replied snidely. Well thats it! Good day, Mr. Suggs, Leona said sharply turning away. And take your friend with you or chop o his head and leave him on the gate for passersby to see. I dont care which. Leona Hames started for the house. You best be o , she called back over her thin shoulder. Suggs red on her immediately. Now you see ear, Miz High and Mighty. I wont be insulted. You heah me? I wont be insulted! When Leona had returned to the house, she shut the kitchen door behind her and put her back to it, bracing herself. Catching her breath was made more di cult by what felt to be her heart in her throat. You wont insult me, woman! Suggs howled again from near the back steps. Leona waited against the door with her hands in her hair for a few minutes more. She felt she would be sick. Half way up the dark stairs she had to sit and sprawl on her side with her head resting against a higher step. In her nausea she could not remember if shed locked the door or not. She was certain she had not barred it. She tried to steady her herself, and then she heard the door open. She was certain of that. Leona Hames sat up straight with her arms locked about her waist. She heard a heavy thud, and then a series of thumps, a whirling and thrashing sound that lled the house like a plague of a thousand locusts. en it ceased with another thud and a strange yowl or was it a laugh falling away from the porch? en it was silent again. Deathly silent. Leona crept back down the stairs and peered around into the kitchen. A broad, leaden shaft of morning light lay across the dark oor, sending an electri ed chill up her spine. e door was opened and in its frightening gape lay an empty burlap bag with its opened mouth loose on the threshold of her kitchen door. 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We were thinking of display cases when china cabinet came to mind. Vickie and Fred also donated two bookcases with glass doors. Tuesday, well get the boys to put this furniture in place. e next step will be to identify the items. Many of the items had been donated to the Museum over the years. While many of the items may not be over 100 years old, they are de nitely obsolete thanks to todays technology. Sometimes its a good idea to look back and see where weve been so we can be thankful for today. Do you remember having to hand pump the water while today we can have timers to turn the water on and o Greg and six boys were out this week. It seems that there are always new jobs for them. Maybe well get rain this weekend so the grass will grow or at least be more green than brown. anks Lancaster. Dont forget our rocking chairs are waiting for you, Tuesday thru Saturday from 10 AM to 3 PM. If you cant come out on ursday, come when you can.Pat Godfrey volunteered to spend Friday working at the Museum. It's a good way to get spare time to work on a quilt project. Pat, your feathered star quilt looks great. Can't wait to see it when you get it nished.
The Levy County Journal4AMay 31, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Meaningful Work Thomas SowellCreators SyndicateEducation is a word that covers a lot of very di erent things, from vital, life-saving medical skills to frivolous courses to absolutely counterproductive courses that ll people with a sense of grievance and entitlement, without giving them either the skills to earn a living or a realistic understanding of the world required for a citizen in a free society. e lack of realism among many highly educated people has been demonstrated in many ways. When I saw signs in Yellowstone National Park warning visitors not to get too close to a bu alo, I realized that this was a warning that no illiterate farmer of a bygone century would have needed. No one would have had to tell him not to mess with a huge animal that literally weighs a ton, and can charge at you at 30 miles an hour. No one would have had to tell that illiterate farmers daughter not to stand by the side of a highway, trying to hitch a ride with strangers, as too many college girls have done, sometimes with results that ranged all the way up to their death. e dangers that a lack of realism can bring to many educated people are completely overshadowed by the dangers to a whole society created by the unrealistic views of the world promoted in many educational institutions. It was painful, for example, to see an internationally renowned scholar say that what lowincome young people needed was meaningful work. But this is a notion common among educated elites, regardless of how counterproductive its consequences may be for society at large, and for low-income youngsters especially. What is meaningful work? e underlying notion seems to be that it is work whose performance is satisfying or enjoyable in itself. But if that is the only kind of work that people should have to do, how is garbage to be collected, bed pans emptied in hospitals or jobs with life-threatening dangers to be performed? Does anyone imagine that remen enjoy going into burning homes and buildings to rescue people trapped by the ames? at soldiers going into combat think it is fun? In the real world, many things are done simply because they have to be done, not because doing them brings immediate pleasure to those who do them. Some people take justi able pride in working to take care of their families, whether or not the work itself is great. Some of our more Utopian intellectuals lament that many people work just for the money. ey do not like a society where A produces what B wants, simply in order that B will produce what A wants, with money being an intermediary device facilitating such exchanges. Some would apparently prefer a society where all-wise elites would decide what each of us needs or deserves. e actual history of societies formed on that principle -histories often stained, or even drenched, in blood -is of little interest to those who mistake wishful thinking for idealism. At the very least, many intellectuals do not want the poor or the young to have to take menial jobs. But people who are paying their own money, as distinguished from the taxpayers money, for someone to do a job are unlikely to part with hard cash unless that job actually needs doing, whether or not that job is called menial by others. People who lack the skills to take on more prestigious jobs can either remain idle and live as parasites on others or take the jobs for which they are currently quali ed, and then move up the ladder as they acquire more experience. People who are ipping hamburgers at McDonalds on New Years Day are seldom ipping hamburgers there when Christmas time comes. ose relatively few statistics that follow actual esh-and-blood individuals over time show them moving massively from one income bracket to another over time, starting at the bottom and moving up as they acquire skills and experience. Telling young people that some jobs are menial is a huge disservice to them and to the whole society. Subsidizing them in idleness while they wait for meaningful work is just asking for trouble, both for them and for all those around them. 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.COMObamas Land of the LOST OPINION Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Whats green and blue and grabby all over? President Obamas new pressure campaign for Congress to ratify the Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST). e ght over LOST goes back three decades, when it was rst rejected by President Ronald Reagan. He warned that no national interest of the United States could justify handing sovereign control of two-thirds of the Earths surface over to the ird World. According to top Reagan o cials William Clark and Ed Meese, their boss believed the central, and abiding, defect was its e ort to promote global government at the expense of sovereign nation states -and most especially the United States. e persistent transnationalists who drafted LOST favor creation of a massive United Nations bureaucracy that would draw ocean boundaries, impose environmental regulations and restrict business on the high seas. eyve tinkered with the document obsessively since the late 60s, enlisted Presidents Clinton and Bush, and recruited soon-to-depart GOP Sen. Dick Lugar to their crusade. Ignore the mushy save-theplanet rhetoric. Heres the bottom line: Crucial national security decisions about our naval and drilling operations would be subject to the vote of 162 other signatories, including Cuba, China and Russia. While our sovereignty would be redistributed around the world, most of the funding for the massive LOST regulatory body would come from -you guessed it! -the United States. Forbes columnist Larry Bell reports that as much as 7 percent of U.S. government revenue that is collected from oil and gas companies operating o our coast would be meted out to poorer, landlocked countries. is con scatory act of environmental justice would siphon billions, if not trillions, away from Americans. International royalties would be imposed; an international tribunal would be set up to mediate disputes. ere would be no opportunity for court appeals in the U.S. LOST is just the latest waterlogged power grab by the Obama administration. As I reported in 2010, the White House through executive order seized unprecedented control from states and localities over conservation, economic activity, user con ict and sustainable use of the ocean, our coasts and the Great Lakes. Obama created a 27-member National Ocean Council by administrative at that is speci cally tasked with implementing ocean management plans in accordance with customary international law, including as re ected in the Law of the Sea Convention. e panel is chaired by radical green science czar John Holdren (notorious for his cheerful musings about eugenics, mass sterilization and forced abortions to protect Mother Earth, and for hyping weather catastrophes and demographic disasters in the 1970s with his population-control pals Paul and Anne Ehrlich) and White House Council on Environmental Quality head Nancy Sutley (best known as the immediate boss of disgraced green jobs czar/self-avowed communist Van Jones). Other members include Dr. Jane Lubchenco, head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and a former high-ranking o cial at the left-wing Environmental Defense Fund, which has long championed draconian reductions of commercial shing eets and recreational shing activity in favor of centralized control, and fraudster Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who doctored the administrations drilling moratorium report. It is not hyperbole to expose LOSTs socialist roots. Meddling Marxist Elisabeth Mann Borgese, the godmother of the global ocean regulatory scheme, made no bones about it: He who rules the sea, she exulted, rules the land. LOST is a radical giveaway of American sovereignty in the name of environmental protection. And it should be sunk once and for all. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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Classi ed deadline is noon Friday. Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Major U.S. corporations are signing on to the Sustainability green bandwagon of late. Many now have director level positions in their organizations. e reason: marketing, oh and it sounds good. Its that simple. ey have no clue that they are promoting the abolition of individual property rights. At the same time that business is embracing the sustainability buzz, state and local governments are backing away from the term. Why? Property rights. For example: A bill to bar the state from taking over private property without due process passed the House this morning on a 96-0 vote in Alabama. Senate Bill 477, sponsored by Sen. Gerald Dial, R-Lineville, is intended to shelter Alabamians from the United Nations Agenda 21, a sustainable development initiative seen as a Trojan horse for the creation of a world government. Never heard of United Nations Agenda 21? You have now. Remember, collectivism in its many forms, including socialism and communism, has one major goal in common: Get rid of individual property rights. eir plan of action? Step 1: Collect all property for the people. Step 2: Distribute all property to the people. Step 3: Cancel step 2. Now you know. Google Agenda 21.; YouTube: Agenda 21 for Citizens. 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Snap (not your ngers) is a quick and fun way to resize and view open windows. To look at two windows side by side using SNAP, you no longer have to resize or move the windows to where you want each of them. You simply display both windows on your screen, move your curser to the title bar at the top of one window, and drag it over to the left or right side of your screen. You will then see an outline of the expanded window appear; you can then release the mouse button and the window will snap into place, lling the left or right side of your screen. Just repeat the aforementioned steps to snap your other window into place next to the rst. is is helpful for comparing two windows, side by side. (If you prefer to use your keyboard rather than your mouse, you can do so easily by pressing and holding the Windows logo key, along with the Left or Right Arrow.) To return either window to its original size, simply click on the title bar again with your curser and drag it away from the top of the screen, and it will snap back to its original size. To expand a window vertically, so that you can read a longer document, but not expand the width of your window, move your curser to the top or bottom edge of an open window until the pointer changes into a double-headed arrow. You can then click and drag the window to the top or bottom of your screen and it will snap into place, vertically lling the screen. To return the window to its original size, as mentioned above, simply drag the title bar away from the top of the desktop, and it will, as before, snap back to its original size. If you work using several windows open at one time on your desktop, but nd this is sometimes distracting (to work on a single window with all the others open around it), you can quickly and easily maximize one window to the full size of your desktop. Simply move your curser to the title bar of the window you need to focus on, click and drag it to the top of the screen. e window will instantly expand to the size of the desktop. To return it to its original size, follow the same steps as before simply drag the title bar away from the top of the desktop, and it will snap back to its original size. One quick (and cool) note if you have multiple monitors, you can move a maximized window from one monitor to another by simply moving your curser up to the title bar, click on it and drag it across. Another quick and easy way to maximize your window is to move your curser to just below the top edge of the title bar, and double-click on it. e window will instantly ll the screen. Simply double-click again on the top of the window, and the window will return to its original size. Have some fun playing with this new feature, and give us a call or email us through Facebook with any comments or questions you may have. 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Two shows were presented in the multipurpose room with the classes of Courtney Edwards, Mary Guinsler, Tracy Kirby and Cindy Hiter performing at 6:00 and the classes of Hillary Cribbs, Lindsey Dubock, Corrie Houghtaling and Tonya Townsend performing at 7:00. e WES Safety Patrollers hosted a pizza supper prior to each performance. Lynne No music teacher since January, wanted a program with easy-to-learn melodies and with sensible lyrics easy to commit to memory. It had a great messageeach day is a gift, said No As the title to one song said, e Future Begins with Us. e lyrics to this song really stressed the importance of appreciating right now and how each of us can be the inspiration. e title song states Day breaks and hope renews! Possibilities to choose! Its important that our children realize that they, as the people of the 21st Century, are, indeed, the future the light and that they have the chance to do it right! concluded No I agree with Mrs. No is play did send out to students as well as to parents the message about living each day to the fullestenjoying all lifes special moments, said Guinsler, the team facilitator. It wasnt that scary [to sing in front of the audience], said Delaney Holcomb, who sang a solo from We are the People of the 21st Century. e lyrics said we should walk hand-in-hand, that we should help each other help the world the environment. ere are some places where theres not enough food, so we should go out and at least do fundraisers and send the money to those people who dont have enough, Delaney explained. Heaven Beauchamp sang A New Day before the rst performance. I was kinda nervous, but I didnt feel any fright in melike I was gonna pass out. Sometimes people have stage fright, but I didnt. I sing a lotin the shower, she said. I liked the Right Now dance. I practiced at home sometimes, said Logan Head. e students didnt have the lyrics projected on screens; they had to memorize them. I made it [memorization] kinda like a game, then it was funand I wanted to do it, said Kaia Monette, who had a speaking part. My part was really long, but my parents made me say it a lot until I memorized it, said Caroline Pudlo. Of course, all WES grade-level musical productions rely on the great support of the special area team and aides to help with supervision, costume production and staging. Townsend made the headbands, and Kirby and technology manager Charlie Watson coordinated the technology. Helping No by creating the sets and decorating the stage were art teacher Helen Darling and volunteer Peggy Brooks. In addition, ESE teacher Rowena Rivera also created a huge backdrop. As always, PE teacher Erin Owens choreographed the dances to enhance the individual songs as did Dubock, Kirby and No Counselor Ti ani Markham assisted with the narration, coaching the students who had speaking parts as did their classroom teachers. Also we have a wonderful team who really cooperates, said Guinsler. Besides practicing the choreography, we all worked with those students who had speaking parts and practiced with our entire classes so they could learn the lyrics. I was especially pleased by how both audiences were captivated they were greatattentive and polite. I very much appreciated the cooperation I received from the 3rd grade team, the students and my special area team. My new day at WES has been a celebration indeed! exclaimed No who also performed several classical pieces of piano music prior to both performances. At the end of both presentations, she received cards of thanks and potted plants as tokens of the groups appreciation. She had included a message in the program to assistant principal Angel omas, wishing her a blessed New Day in her new position as principal at Chie and Elementary School. e 3rd grade performance marks the end of the PTO programs for the year. e nal event of the year at WES will be the 5th graduation ceremony on ursday, June 7th, at 8:45 a.m. in the multipurpose room. Because of limited seating, graduates are limited to inviting two guests. Williston Elementary School music teacher Lynne No directs the 3rd graders who are on stage. Assisting her with technology is Lindsey Dubock and Ti ani Markham is helping prompt the speakers. e song Right Now features current technology and modes of transportation along with the message that now is a gift which is why we call it the present.Chase Eschbach sings her heart out during the opening song of the play, A New Day. Dragon y Graphics silkscreened the design on the bright yellow shirts for only a few dollars apiece. Tonya Townsend was in charge of creating the head pieces. Flags from six of the seven continents are displayed in the nale, We are the People of the 21st Century. Students marched around the perimeter of the audience holding American ags. It was about making peace throughout the world, said Carter Boyd.
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All interested individuals who care about protecting the health, safety, welfare and rights of long-term care facility residents -who often have no one else to advocate for them -are encouraged to call toll-free (888) 831-0404 or visit the programs Web site at http://ombudsman.myflorida. com. The local council meets at Haven Hospice of North Central Florida, 4200 NW 90th Boulevard in Gainesville to discuss the programs current activities and give the public a chance to provide comments about long-term care facility issues. These public meetings begin at 12:30 p.m. Concerned citizens and those interested in volunteering are welcome to attend. tfnf210 HELP WANTEDHEAD START TEACHER Possess at least an A.S. degree in Early Childhood Education. Please send resum and references to Clyatt House Learning Center, PO Box 1070, Chie and, FL 32644 or pickup application at 3690 NW 120 Street, Chie and. DFWP. tfnJb --------CASH PAID FOR JUNK CARS. $300 and up. 352771-6191. 5/31Jp --------COMPUTER TECHNICIAN: Experienced in pc hardware and software repair, virus removal and networking. Background check and drug test required. Please email your resume to hr@ gatorworks.com 5/31Jb305 APARTMENTS FOR RENTCHIEFLAND 304 NW 6TH STREET 2 bedroom/1 bath, $580/month, $450 security, HUD approved. 352/949-3391. 5/31Jp310 HOUSE RENT3/1 ON 1.25 ACRE IN MORRISTON: $650/month, non-smoker. First, Last, and Security. 352/538-9841. 5/31Jp400 REAL ESTATE3 BEDROOM/2 BATH ON 1 ACRE $49K by owner. Will nance with $25K down. Has improvements; power pole, well, septic. Needs some work. Bronson area. Call (352) 318-9262. 5/31Jp --------3BEDROOM/2BATH ON 1 ACRE Assumable with terms. By Owner. $800 moves you in. Call for details (352) 318-9262. 5/31Jp FOR SALE BY OWNER Great Starter Home in Citrus Springs, south of Dunnellon. Low down payment. Call Dan 800-285-4414. 6/7Jp440 VACANT LAND FOR SALELAND FOR SALE: 1 to 2 acre lots; owner nance, easy terms, low down payment, Bronson/ Williston areas. 352-4724977 5/31/12 -------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. 6/28Jp --------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. 6/28Jp --------1 ACRE MORRISTON: WELL SEPTIC & POWER ALREADY INSTALLED!! Cleared homesite. Nice Neighborhood. Owner Financing. No down Payment! $29,900.00. Only 307.56/mo. www. LandOwnerFinancing. com or call 352/215-1018. 6/28Jp --------5 ACRES WILLISTON: 6671 NE 131 Ave. WELL SEPTIC & POWER! Gorgeous Oak Shaded Homesite! Fenced! Perfect for Horses! Owner Financing! NO DOWN PAYMENT! $59,900.00 Only $525.67/mo www. LandOwnerFinancing. com or call 352/215-1018. 5/24Jp445 WANT TO BUYJUNK CARS BOUGHT: $ 150 $1,000. CALL 352453-7159 tfnJp --------CASH PAID FOR JUNK CARS. $300 and up. 352771-6191. 5/31Jp CASH FOR batteries, starters, alternators, catalytic converters, aluminum rims, copper, brass and any aluminum. CASH PAID for junk cars and trucks $300 and up. FREE scrap metal removal including appliances. Licensed secondhand metal recycling: License # 48-8015653199-5. Call Mike at 352/215-9459. 5/31Jp500 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 MUST SELL REGISTERED TENNESSEE WALKING HORSES: Excellent pedigrees, easy keepers. Mares and one gelding. Some have had training; none ridden lately. Have been excellent broodmares and pets. Bay, black and spotted. Regularly trimmed, shots, wormings, handled. GOOD HOMES ONLY. Call 386/9352880 or 386/854-0331 for more information. tfnJe555 AUTOMOBILESANY JUNK CAR cash paid up to $300. Free pickup. 352-445-3909 5/31Jp --------98 CROWN VIC Good condition, 140,000miles, gray, new tires and battery, good A/C, runs good. $2.500. 352/486-5720. 5/31Jp WE WANT TO BUY YOUR VEHICLE, CAR, TRUCK, VAN any make, any model, especially Honda, Toyota and Nissan, but any make will do. Title or no title, no problem; running or not, perfect or not so perfect condition. Paying up to $30,000 for vehicles. Call AJ at 813335-3794. 7/12Jp605 BOATS AND MARINE2 KAYAKS PELICAN 10-footers with foot pegs. $80 each or $150 for both. 352/493-2903 5/31Jp 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.com CLASSIFIED ADS Service Jacks Land
The Levy County Journal8AMay 31, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923Mike Joyner Announces Candidacy for District 3 Commissioner SeatLevy County Commissioner Mike Joyner, a Morriston cattleman and retired law enforcement o cer, has announced plans to seek the District 3 commission post. Joyner, 62, who runs a 385-acre owned and leased cow-calf operation with this son, is a family man, devoted Christian, a Republican and political conservative. Joyner was appointed by Gov. Rick Scott in October of 2011 to serve the remainder of an unexpired commission term for District 1. He favors protecting and preserving existing industries in Levy County including farming, ranching, timber and aquaculture, but will work to bring clean industry to bolster the tax base and increase employment opportunities. Joyner advocates a 1-cent sales tax to help fund county operations rather than relying solely on property taxes paid by the property owners. He believes a sales tax would spread the tax burden from property owners to everyone, including our many tourists and visitors who also use county services. I dont think its right for a small percentage of the county residents to bear the burden of paying all the county taxes, he said. County government has outstanding employees but the only way to provide them with better wages is to bring in clean industry to expand the countys tax base. Joyner has been married to Diane (Priest) Joyner of Morriston for the past 39 years. ey have a son, Scooter (Dedra), and daughter, Jen (Ben), and three granddaughters: Amanda, Taylor and April. Joyner is a longtime member of the Morriston Baptist Church. Am I a Christian? Ill put it this way. I believe in the Lord God with all my heart and mind. So am I a Christian 100 percent. But I need to be a better Christian. He and his wife live in a beautiful home on their Levy County Century Pioneer Farm which was founded by Diane Joyners grandparents, Emory and Ella Priest in 1898. A Century Pioneer Farm means the land has been farmed continuously by the same family for 100 years. e cow-calf operation Joyner runs involves raising calves to a certain weight to sell at market. Joyner describes himself as a cowman rather than a rancher. He uses horses and dogs to round up his cattle in the woods. Joyner also says he is not a politician. He is plain spoken, but has and uses common sense. Im not going to make decisions based on popularity, he said. Im going to do what is best for the people of Levy County. Joyner spent 38 years in law enforcement including six years as a Levy County Sheri s O ce courthouse deputy-sheri guarding a circuit judge. He retired as undersheri (2nd in command) at Je erson County Floridas sheri s o ce where he conducted state and federal investigations. Joyner received the Medal of Distinction for playing a central role in the capture of serial killer Eileen Wuornos in Florida. Wuornos was a prostitute who killed seven men in Florida in 1989-90. She was convicted and sentenced to death. She died by lethal injection on October 9, 2002. Joyner also received the Medal of Commendation for his work in law enforcement. He believes in preserving 2nd Amendment rights; the right to bear arms. Joyner loves Levy County and its traditions and culture, and wants to protect its property owners. His common sense will be used to achieve that goal. To me, I dont have the education that a lot of people have who are politicians, but I have enough common sense to know how to make a living and I have enough common sense to help people, he said. if you could save $522 why wouldnt you?*Call 1-866-950-6842 to get your fast, free car insurance quote.*National average annual savings based on data from customers who reported savings by switching to Esurance between 1/1/10 and 5/19/10. E ective this date, the Levy County Sheri 's O ce takes great pride in promoting Deputy Willie Pete Barnes, to the rank of Corporal in the Patrol Division. is decision was based on his distinguished service to our o ce and his unwavering commitment to excellence in the eld of law enforcement. We look forward to great things from him in his career at the Levy County Sheri 's O ce. Corporal Barnes began his career in the United States Military and served our Army with honor for 13 years. He then dedicated 16 years to the Florida Department of Corrections before transferring to the Levy County Sheri 's O ce as a patrol deputy in July of 2000. Since his assignment in the patrol division, Corporal Barnes has excelled in all facets of Law Enforcement. Corporal Barnes currently is assigned as a K-9 Levy County Sheri s O ces Deputy Barnes Promoted to Corporal LCSO Corporal Willie Pete Barnes standing with Major Evan Sullivan on the right and Sheri Johnny Smith on the leftIf the kennel was being set up in Chie and, that would be di erent. In fact, this is so out of whack we will even venture to say if you were going to not advertise with the Journal then why in the world not choose the Williston paper that is still owned by Landmark? Why the city of Chie and? A copy we obtained of itemized billings from legal ads in October and December of 2011 and January of 2012 revealed that in order to cover all of Levy County the ads were placed in all three of the Landmark papers in Levy County costing the taxpayers an extra $5 per column inch or an extra $558 for those three particular ads. Not very cost e ective and yet that was the reason given to choose to advertise elsewhere. Now it appears that just one city paper in Chie and is being chosen by someone to run ads for all of Levy County, instead of the paper of record in Levy County, the Levy County Journal Maybe our readership can nd out the reason by calling your commissioner or county attorney to nd out why city papers, especially one, are being chosen to advertise county ads. ere will be a public hearing on the dog kennel special exemption in Morriston (on SE 215 Avenue) on Monday June 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the courthouse. And all of you who pull Special Events permits for your agencies, groups and concerts as we reported previously, there is a new set of rules, lots of them, concerning the Special Events permitting and the next meeting could be when it is voted on. at hearing is on Tuesday June 5 at 5:01 p.m. o cer within the Patrol Division. Sheri Johnny Smith submitted by Lt. Scott Tummond, Levy County Sheri s O ce Criminal Investigations DivisionZoning Ad on Dog Kennel continued from page 1A
www.levyjournalonline.com Levy Life Levy LifeLEVY COUNTY JOURNAL VOL. 88, NO. 48 50 CENTS THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012 Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923SECTION Bwww.levyjournalonline.com e Chie and Womans Club made way for all the big and small beauties and beaus at the Chie and Elementary School auditorium on Saturday May 26 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. And what a procession it was. From 0-12 month babies to Teen Queen pre-winners 16 to 17 years old strutted their stu for the judges and the audience of lots of proud parents and grandparents, friends and family and maybe a talent scout or two. e Watermelon Queen will be chosen during the festivities of the 58th Annual Chie and Watermelon Festival on June 2. Here are the winners of last weekends pageant: Baby 0-12 months Winner: #4 Rori Brianne Florance 1st RUP: #1 Raegan Bass 2nd RUP: #6 Laney Leann Roberson Tiny Queen 13-18 months Winner: #8 Lenise Geiger 1st RUP: #9 Grace Laren Pitts 2nd RUP: #7 Paisley Grace Hall Toddler Queen 24-35 months Winner: #13 Avery Grace Sache 1st RUP: #15 Addison Wood 2nd RUP: #12 Lillian Faye Prevatt Little King 3-5 years Winner: #17 J.T. Richburg 1st RUP: #19 Luke Watkins 2nd RUP: #16 Hunter Lambert Little Queen 3-5 years Winner: #20 Presley Leianne Akins 1st RUP: #31 Bailey Russel 2nd RUP: #36 Ainslee Ember Welbers Petite Queen 6-8 years Winner: #44 Sophia Petrello 1st RUP: #45 Macy Roberts 2nd RUP: Raelin Colley Junior Queen 9-10 years Winner: #49 Kinsey Brianne Akins 1st RUP: #53 Sali Powers 2nd RUP: #52 Kylah Linan Little Princess 11-12 years Winners: #56 Katelynn Morgan Tremblay 1st RUP: #55 Maddilyn Annalene Johnson 2nd RUP: #54 Jessalyn Harvey Princess 13-15 years Winner: #59 Jaylyn C. Harvey 1st RUP: #60 Madisyn Brooke Oglesby 2nd RUP: #62 Taylor Rae Whit eld Teen Queen 16-17 years Winner: #65 Shelbi Crews 1st RUP: #67 Lacy Quincey 2nd RUP: #64 Joli Birch eld. Photos by Ren Moore See more pictures on page 6BChie and Womans Club Watermelon Pageant Winners Baby Winners: l-r-1st RU Raegan Bass; 2011 Queen Rachel Keys; Winner Rori Florance; & 2nd RU Laney Roberson. Tiny Queen: 2nd Runner Up Paisley Hall; 2011 Queen Rachel Keys; Winner Lenise Geiger; 1st runner up Grace Pitts. Little Queen & RUs: 2nd RU Ainslee Welbers; Winner Presley Akins; 1st RU Bailey Russel.Contestants Vie for Watermelon Queen to be Chosen during Festival on June 2 Toddler Queen: 2nd RU Lillian Prevatt, 2011 Queen Rachel Keys; 2011 Little Queen Kinsey Colley; Winner Avery Sache; 1st RU Addison Wood. Little King and Queen: Little Queen Presley Akins with Little King J T Richburg. Saturday, June 2, will be a big day in the city of Chie and. In a city where watermelons are king, along with peanuts, hospitality, crafts and beauty, residents and visitors from all around will be treated to watermelons and other delicacies, a parade, a cycling event e Tour de Melon for serious enthusiasts or family, crafts, games and fun, and the crowning of the 58th Annual Watermelon Festival Queen. And it is that crowning that these beautiful young ladies are poised and ready to win. e rehearsal for the Queen pageant will be May 31 at 6 p.m. at the CES Cafeteria. e Queen Pageant will be held at the Chie and Elementary School Cafeteria on Sat. June 2 at 6 p.m. e contestants and their sponsors for this year are: Anna Patterson sponsored by Sandy Oglesby. Katelyn Jenkins sponsored by Murray Tillis Melons. Presley Sanders sponsored by Bill Smith Watermelons. Shelby Mills sponsored by Tillis Melons and Reed Automotive. Petite Queen: Front row: 2nd RU Raelin Colley; Winner Sophia Petrello; 1st RU Macy Roberts; back row: 2011 Princess Kinsey Ward; 2011 Queen Rachel Keys.
The Levy County Journal2BMay 31, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923Levy County Community Calendar BRONSONLevy County Babe Ruth World Series Tournament May 31 e Levy County World Series Tournament for boys 10U will start at 6 PM at the Bronson Sports Complex on May 31. Please come out and support our youth.Bronson Ag Center Day Camps Open for Registration NOWLevy County 4-H Day Camps, Sewing Camp and a separate four-day Residential Camp for the June session are now open for registration. ey will be held at the Bronson Agricultural Center, Mon. thru urs. from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Fri. from 8:30 to Noon. Parents are asked to be prompt at pick-up times. Campers must all at least 8 years old by the date of the day camps, which are at staggered starting dates. e day camps cost $25 per each type of camp, except for the ATV camp which costs $50. e fees include breakfast, lunch, snacks, eld trips and recreation for each day. Sewing Camps are o ered this summer from July 2-6 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and ending at noon on Fridays. Lunch and snacks provided. Must be 8 y/o by Sept. 1. Make shorts, decorate a t-shirt, do some crafts, paint and quilt, and bake. Fashion show on Friday morning. Cost is $25 plus fabric and sewing tools. If you are interested in the sewing camp contact Muriel Turner or Lacy Harris at 352/486-5131. We need Volunteers for this camp. June 11-15: Bugs and Outdoor Adventures combines entomology and insect collecting with canoeing, hiking, exploring our natural resources and many other activities. June 18 22: Food, Fun & Fitness enjoy food while staying healthy. July 2 6: Sports Fishing I Learn to rig and use simple shing tackle including cane poles; includes trips and a sh fry on Friday. July 9 13: Shooting Sports I Earn Hunter Safety Certi cation and learn to shoot Archery, Ri e, Shotgun and/ or Muzzle-loading. July 16 20: Shooting & Fishing II Go to another level honing skills learned in Shooting Sports I and in Fishing I including a new excursion to a new place. July 23 27: Marine Science Learn more about marine environment including boat trips, using a seine, cast-netting, crabbing and specimen identi cation. July 30 Aug. 3: Remote Control & Science of Flight Bring remote control toys and try new ones and make and program LEGO robots. Aug. 6 10: ATV Safety & Certi cation: Did you know that you must have an ATV Safety Certi cation to ride your ATV on any public lands? We are o ering this class to a limited number of youth (16 participants). Youth will be taught safe operation, riding practices, and general maintenance of your ATV. We will be taking trips with our ATVs; Taught by American Safety Institute instructors for the purpose of completing the ASI ATV Safety Certi cation. is day camp is only for youth ages 12 years and older. Cost of this camp is $50. Children who are younger than 12 years old can attend GAMES Day Camp at the regular price of $25.Aug. 13 17: Wildlife Adventures Come ready for anything! In this day camp, they will have the opportunity to learn about our friends in the wild, and to explore adventures to build relationships and cooperation with wildlife. June 25 29 (Levy County 4H): Residential Camping opportunity called Camp Cherry Lake. It costs $185. Call 352/486-5131 for more information on any of the Summer Camping opportunities, including Day Camp, Sewing Camp or for any other details about Camp Cherry Lake.LeAF Meeting June 4LeAF will have their next meeting on June 4 at 6 p.m. at the Bronson Restaurant on Hathaway in Bronson. LeAF stands for Levy County Animal Friends with the mission of Turning a new leaf for the animals of Levy County with complete transparency. All members of LeAF are volunteers and receive no compensation. Quarterly Reports will be sent to the members showing accountability. Your support directly funds: Rescue, feeding and temporary housing; Vaccination, Medication, Flea, Tick and Heartworm Treatment/ Prevention; Spay/Neuter; Transportation to other rescues, adoptive homes and vet appointments; and Education Levy Animal Friends are located at 115 NE 6th Blvd. P.M. Box #3, Williston, FL 32696 and meet on the rst Mondays of the month at the Bronson Restaurant on Hathaway in Bronson. For information: Bob Levesque at 352/528-0845 xt 5 or Tracy Hareza at 352/493-6647. LeAF is supporting: Sheltering Hands, Second Chance Rescue, WAG Williston Animal Group, Paws and Claws, and Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs of Williston.Bronson Town Council Meeting June 4 e Bronson Town Council will meet on Mon. June at 7 p.m. at the Dogan S. Cobb Municipal Building. City Hall 352/486-2354.Bronson Youth League Meeting June 5 e Bronson Youth League will be meeting on June 5 at 6 p.m. at the Dogan S. Cobb Municipal Building. e Public is welcome. Join us as we work together for the kids.Bronson Library Family Movie Night June 11 e Friends of the Bronson Library are having a Family Movie Night. Come join us on Mon., June 11 at 6:30 pm to see e Pirates of the Caribbean: e Curs of the Black Pearl inside the Library. Relax, enjoy the movie and snack on popcorn and juice. For more information call the Bronson Library at 486-2015. Hope to see you there! Free Dinner and a Program June 15 e Bronson United Methodist Church invites you to a free dinner and program about Hurricane Preparedness on Friday, June 15th at 6:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall. e Director of Levy County Emergency Management, Mark Johnson, will present the program. We welcome all to come and enjoy the food and get information to safeguard your property and family in the event of a hurricane. If you plan to attend, please call 352/486-4094, 486-2649, or 486-2281 and let us know your rst name, phone number and how many will be attending. If no one answers, please leave a message. Greater Bronson Area Chamber of CommerceMembership fees are $25 for individuals and $50 for businesses. We are welcoming new members! If you are interested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or laci_ email@example.com. If you would like more information about joining the Greater Bronson Area Chamber of Commerce or about meeting times, please email firstname.lastname@example.org CEDAR KEYCedar Key City Council Meeting June 19 e Cedar Key City Council meets every third Tues. at 7 p.m. at the Cedar Key City Hall. e Cedar Key Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) meets the rst Tues. of each month at 6 p.m. at City Hall with the next meeting on June 5. City Hall is located at 490 2nd Street 352/543-5132. Cedar Key Arts Center July 16-27 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Summer Visual Arts Education. Learn from the professionals: ceramics, drawing, sculpture, jewelry, alternative photography First grade to high school students eligible; Small materials fee may apply (scholarships available); Register prior to June 11 at the KeyHole in Cedar Key; Limited enrollment July 2-31 from 1 to 4 p.m. Art erapy/Art Education Study. Eligible participants who complete the study will receive a gift certi cate for Michaels Arts and Crafts; Middle-school to high school students eligible; Free; Contact Alexandria Zettler (email@example.com) prior to June 11 for screening/ permission; Limited enrollment July 17-27 from 9 11:30 a.m. daily-A Childrens Summer Art Program at Cedar Key Arts Center for 1st through 12th graders is planned. Come and learn from the experts about ceramics, drawing, sculpture, photography etc. ere will be an exhibit of students work on Friday, July 27. Registration forms are available at the Cedar Keyhole, Chamber of Commerce or contact Kathy Hudson at Cedar Key School. Enrollment is limited and deadline is June 11, 2012. ere is a ($20) materials cost, but scholarships are available, just ask. Come join the summer art program fun!!! Levy County Saltwater and Freshwater Tides DAY HIGH TIDE HEIGHT SUNRISE MOON % MOON /LOW TIME /FEET SUNSET TIME VISIBLECedar KeyTh 31 Low 4:41 AM 1.2 6:33 AM Set 3:14 AM 71 31 High 10:45 AM 3.8 8:26 PM Rise 4:29 PM 31 Low 5:46 PM 0.2 F 1 High 12:09 AM 3.2 6:33 AM Set 3:56 AM 81 1 Low 5:41 AM 1.4 8:27 PM Rise 5:36 PM 1 High 11:33 AM 4.1 1 Low 6:44 PM -0.3 Sa 2 High 1:14 AM 3.4 6:33 AM Set 4:44 AM 90 2 Low 6:36 AM 1.5 8:27 PM Rise 6:45 PM 2 High 12:20 PM 4.3 2 Low 7:37 PM -0.6 Su 3 High 2:11 AM 3.5 6:33 AM Set 5:38 AM 96 3 Low 7:26 AM 1.5 8:28 PM Rise 7:53 PM 3 High 1:06 PM 4.5 3 Low 8:27 PM -0.8 M 4 High 3:03 AM 3.5 6:33 AM Set 6:38 AM 99 4 Low 8:14 AM 1.6 8:28 PM Rise 8:58 PM 4 High 1:52 PM 4.6 4 Low 9:15 PM -0.8 Tu 5 High 3:51 AM 3.4 6:33 AM Set 7:42 AM 99 5 Low 9:00 AM 1.6 8:29 PM Rise 9:56 PM 5 High 2:39 PM 4.6 5 Low 10:01 PM -0.7 W 6 High 4:36 AM 3.4 6:33 AM Set 8:48 AM 97 6 Low 9:46 AM 1.5 8:29 PM Rise 10:48 PM 6 High 3:26 PM 4.5 6 Low 10:45 PM -0.5 Suwannee River EntranceTh 31 Low 4:59 AM 1.1 6:34 AM Set 3:14 AM 71 31 High 10:51 AM 3.3 8:27 PM Rise 4:30 PM 31 Low 6:04 PM 0.2 F 1 High 12:15 AM 2.8 6:33 AM Set 3:57 AM 81 1 Low 5:59 AM 1.3 8:28 PM Rise 5:37 PM 1 High 11:39 AM 3.6 1 Low 7:02 PM -0.3 Sa 2 High 1:20 AM 3 6:33 AM Set 4:44 AM 90 2 Low 6:54 AM 1.4 8:28 PM Rise 6:46 PM 2 High 12:26 PM 3.8 2 Low 7:55 PM -0.6 Su 3 High 2:17 AM 3.1 6:33 AM Set 5:38 AM 96 3 Low 7:44 AM 1.4 8:29 PM Rise 7:54 PM 3 High 1:12 PM 4 3 Low 8:45 PM -0.8 M 4 High 3:09 AM 3.1 6:33 AM Set 6:38 AM 99 4 Low 8:32 AM 1.5 8:29 PM Rise 8:59 PM 4 High 1:58 PM 4 4 Low 9:33 PM -0.8 Tu 5 High 3:57 AM 3 6:33 AM Set 7:42 AM 99 5 Low 9:18 AM 1.5 8:30 PM Rise 9:57 PM 5 High 2:45 PM 4 5 Low 10:19 PM -0.7 W 6 High 4:42 AM 3 6:33 AM Set 8:48 AM 97 6 Low 10:04 AM 1.4 8:30 PM Rise 10:48 PM 6 High 3:32 PM 4 6 Low 11:03 PM -0.5 Withlacoochee River EntranceTh 31 Low 5:36 AM 1.1 6:33 AM Set 3:13 AM 71 31 High 10:52 AM 3.5 8:25 PM Rise 4:28 PM 31 Low 6:41 PM 0.2 F 1 High 12:16 AM 2.9 6:33 AM Set 3:55 AM 81 1 Low 6:36 AM 1.3 8:25 PM Rise 5:35 PM 1 High 11:40 AM 3.7 1 Low 7:39 PM -0.3 Sa 2 High 1:21 AM 3.1 6:32 AM Set 4:43 AM 90 2 Low 7:31 AM 1.4 8:26 PM Rise 6:44 PM 2 High 12:27 PM 3.9 2 Low 8:32 PM -0.6 Su 3 High 2:18 AM 3.2 6:32 AM Set 5:37 AM 96 3 Low 8:21 AM 1.4 8:26 PM Rise 7:52 PM 3 High 1:13 PM 4.1 3 Low 9:22 PM -0.8 M 4 High 3:10 AM 3.2 6:32 AM Set 6:37 AM 99 4 Low 9:09 AM 1.5 8:27 PM Rise 8:56 PM 4 High 1:59 PM 4.2 4 Low 10:10 PM -0.8 Tu 5 High 3:58 AM 3.1 6:32 AM Set 7:41 AM 99 5 Low 9:55 AM 1.5 8:27 PM Rise 9:55 PM 5 High 2:46 PM 4.2 5 Low 10:56 PM -0.7 W 6 High 4:43 AM 3.1 6:32 AM Set 8:47 AM 97 6 Low 10:41 AM 1.4 8:28 PM Rise 10:46 PM 6 High 3:33 PM 4.1 6 Low 11:40 PM -0.5 is week Last week Year agoSteers over 600 lbs 3% 1% 1% Steers under 600 lbs 43% 40 p % 41% Heifers over 600 lbs 1% 1% 1% Heifers under 600 lbs 35% 36% 34% Feeder cows 4% 5% 2% Slaughter cows 11% 14% 19% Bulls 3% 3% 2%Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 1020-1135 1079 85.00-90.00 87.95 1225-1585 1355 85.00-95.00 89.12 1205-1465 1292 96.00-102.00 98.27 HD 1625-1905 1768 85.00-88.50 86.46 1635-1710 1670 95.00-98.00 96.34 HD Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 920-1190 1075 82.00-90.00 85.14 925-1025 985 69.00-75.00 71.87 LD 1230-1365 1280 89.00-94.00 92.06 1225-1480 1318 83.00-84.00 83.68 LD Slaughter Cows Lean 85-9 0 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 910-1095 1006 81.00-85.00 82.94 870-1180 1033 77.00-80.00 78.55 LD 1225-1230 1228 77.00-78.00 77.50 LD Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 1205-1445 1317 101.00-109.00 104.18 1555-2250 1752 105.00-111.00 107.72 Feeder Steers and Bulls Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 205-240 221 280.00-295.00 287.12 250-295 274 245.00-275.00 255.81 300-340 323 197.50-220.00 208.15 355-395 373 182.00-200.00 190.86 400-445 424 174.00-192.50 182.63 450-485 464 159.00-173.00 167.87 500-530 515 156.00-167.50 163.33 550-575 565 152.50-160.00 156.21 605-610 608 147.00-150.00 148.49 Feeder Steers and Bulls Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 210-240 228 210.00-225.00 214.5 255-295 270 190.00-230.00 204.13 305-340 323 186.00-202.00 193.32 355-390 374 165.00-180.00 176.73 405-445 431 162.00-177.50 168.7 455-495 476 145.00-162.00 152.22 505-545 524 140.00-152.50 146.46 560-580 572 147.50-152.00 149.81 620-640 632 130.00-140.00 134.55 650-660 655 130.00-137.00 133.53 725-735 728 120.00-135.00 125.38 Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 255-290 274 180.00-205.00 187.58 305-340 321 172.00-190.00 182.01 360-390 375 164.00-173.00 167.15 410-445 427 158.00-168.00 163.22 455-490 469 151.00-168.00 158.98 500-540 523 150.00-161.00 154.44 550-580 562 145.00-154.00 148.61 Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 205-245 232 180.00-190.00 184.03 260-290 277 170.00-190.00 177.25 300-335 325 160.00-179.00 170.31 350-395 373 150.00-170.00 161.02 400-445 425 144.00-160.00 153.4 450-485 472 138.00-152.50 147.24 500-545 524 135.00-150.00 142.83 555-590 571 130.00-145.00 140.37 605-645 622 120.00-130.00 126.7 Bred Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 1145 1145 94 94Florida Cattle Auctions Weekly SummaryBartow, FL Fri May 24, 2012 USDA-FL Dept of AG Market News At the Florida Livestock Auctions; Cattle receipts at 9 markets; Okeechobee, Lakeland, Webster, Ellisville, Arcadia, Ocala, Madison and Lake City, receipts totaled 6,558 compared to 6,027 last week, and 5,926 last year. According to the Florida Federal-State Livestock Market News Service: Compared to one week ago, slaughter cows and bulls unevenly steady, feeder steers 1.00 to 4.00 higher, heifers mostly 2.00 to 4.00 higher, replacement cows mostly steady.continued on page 3B Weather Forecast http://weatherforyou.com/reports/index.php ?forecast=zandh&pands=levy+county, orida
The Levy County Journal 3BMay 31, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923Around the Nature Coast LC Tourist Dev. Council Meeting May 31 e Levy County Tourist Development Council will have its bi-monthly meeting urs., May 31, 2012 at 6 p.m. at the Levy County Visitors Bureau, 620 N. Hathaway Ave., Bronson. e meeting is open to the public. For more information contact: Sharon Hardison at: 352/486-3396 or visit the website at: www.visitnaturecoast.comCounty Commissioners Meet with Nature Coast Dev. & Enterprise Zone June 5 e Levy County Board of County Commissioners will hold a workshop with Nature Coast Business Development Council and Levy County Enterprise Zone Development Agency on Tues., June 5, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the College of Central Florida Chie and Campus (114 Rodgers Blvd.). Quilters of Alachua County Day Guild Meeting June 7Members will gain quilting skill and knowledge through Ricky Tims presentation of Grand Finale, an array of ne machine quilting and nishing techniques, at the next meeting of Quilters of Alachua County Day Guild, urs., June 7th in the Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34th Street in Gainesville. So, your quilt top is complete. Now what? Ricky picks it up at that point, and shows innovative marking techniques, creating your own designs, machine trapunto, bobbin quilting, heirloom bindings done by machine, and managing the quilt. Completing your quilt wont be a mystery any more.Quilters of Alachua County Day Guild (QACDG) meets monthly the rst urs. 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. Meet Veterans, Active Military at Charity Golf Classic for Fisher House June 10 e Gainesville Fisher House Foundation invites local residents to the ird Annual Charity Golf Classic and Night in Margaritaville, on June 10, bene tting the Gainesville Fisher House Foundation. Meet with Special Forces 1st Lt. Brian Donarski, Purple Heart recipient, who lives at the Gainesville Fisher House and is a member of the 2005 AllArmy Golf Team and a scratch golfer. Donarski is hosting a golf clinic for the Wounded Warriors on Sat. June 9 to assist veterans in brushing up before the big day. e Foundation is also hosting Night in Margaritaville, an experience that celebrates the islands and Las Vegas all in one place! ere will be casino games, local food with island are and live music performances all night. To learn more about the Gainesville Fisher House Foundation and the upcoming event, please contact me Patti Fabiani, Executive Director: 352/514-9761. Nature Coast Business Dev. Council Meeting June 12 e Nature Coast Business Development Council will conduct its regular monthly meeting at 9:00 a.m. on June 12 at Workforce Connections Levy Resource Center, 109 NW 3rd Ave., Chie and. During the meeting, the board will discuss its joint workshop with the Board of County Commissioners and a recent discussion at the Williston Municipal Airport concerning potential development there. Anyone wishing to speak at the meeting can contact the Executive Director to be placed on the agenda. (352) 4936797 or email firstname.lastname@example.orgLevy County Health Advisory Board Meeting June 13 e Levy Healthcare Advisory Board will be meeting on June 13th at 4:00 p.m. at the Levy County Health Department in Bronson. e Healthcare Advisory Board was established by the Board of County Commissioners to focus on all issues relating to healthcare in Levy County. e primary business of the June 13th meeting will be presented to the BoCC. Email for more information at: Steven_ Strickland@doh.state. .us.WWII Veterans Meeting June 14All WWII Vets are invited to join us at the Moose Lodge in Fanning Springs June 14 at 11:30 a.m.. on NW 167th Place on the left. (Turn east at the Sugar Shack and it will be on your left.) Bring a friend, spouse, caregiver or another Vet to join us. is will be the last gathering of the group until September. We meet the second ursday of the month from September through June. Any questions please call Virginia Lewis at 352/528-2310. Hope to see you there.School Board of Levy County ESE Meeting June 18In order to ensure provision of full educational services to students with disabilities, the School Board of Levy County, through its Exceptional Student Education department, is in the process of reviewing and surveying needs for such services within the school district for the upcoming 2012-2013 school year. e public is invited to provide input in this process by participating at a meeting to be held Monday, June 18, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the ESE/SS Conference Room at the School Boards district ESE and Student Services o ce, 350 School Street, Bronson, Florida 32621. Discussion at the meeting will include planning for the expenditure of anticipated Federal grant dollars for students with disabilities under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA). For Information Contact: Dr. Rosalind A. Hall, Director of Exceptional Student Education & Student Services, School Board of Levy County Telephone: 486-5240 FAX 486-5242STARS Program at CCF for HS Students June 18 21On a rst come, rst served basis the College of Central Florida is o ering high school students the opportunity to explore the world of energy and engineering through a grant from Progress Energy. e Science and Technology Academy for Researchers Summer (STARS) program is sponsored by Progress Energy and features exciting hands-on lessons taught by experts in alternative engineering, nuclear engineering and more. e program is June 18 21 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day and scheduled to be held at the Jack Wilkinson Levy Campus of the College of Central Florida, on the west side of U.S. Highway 19 between Chie and and Fanning Springs. e program is free but the seating is limited with free lunch provided each day. On the nal day, students will take a eld trip to the Ocala campus of the College of Central Florida. Applications are available at each Levy County high school and at the CF Levy Center (in the Save-A-Lot shopping plaza). Students must have completed Algebra I with a letter grade of B or better. Each student who participates in the academy all day, every day, will be entered in a drawing for an Apple iPad.Workforce Mobile Resource Unit Stops for June e Workforce Connections MRU will be at the following places during the month of June: Bronson: Mon. June 4, 11, 18 and 25 (every Monday of each month) from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bronson Library, 600 Gilbert St. Williston: Tues., June 5, 12, 19 and 26 (every Tuesday of each month) from 12:30-4 p.m. at the Williston Library, 10 S.E. First St. Dunnellon: Wed., June 6 ( rst Wednesday of each month) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Annie Johnson Senior and Family Services Center, 1991 W. Test Court. Inglis : Wed., June 13 (second Wednesday of each month) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Inglis town Hall, 135 Hwy 40 West. Cedar Key: Wed., June 20 (third Wednesday of each month) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cedar Key Library, 460 Second St. e unit is equipped with satellite Internet, computer workstations and o ce equipment to help job seekers register with the Employ Florida Marketplace, conduct job searches, work on their resumes, ll out online employment applications, research career information and resources, get information about upcoming hiring events and apply for Unemployment Compensation bene ts and le claims. For more information about the Mobile Resource Unit and Workforce Connection services available, call 352/423-6813 or 800-434-JOBS (5627) or visit www.clmworkforce. com and click on the image of the Mobile Resource Unit.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 1-800262-2243 to be referred to a SHINE Volunteer near you. SPECIAL MEETINGS: Ask any questions you have. Sat, June 9th @ 10 AM Williston Community Center, 50 NW Main Street, Williston (City Hall Complex) (352) 528-3060 Wed, June 20th 10 AM Chie and City Hall, 214 East Park Avenue (352) 493-6711 Levy County First Wed./month: Williston Public Library from 10 a.m. to Noon; Bronson Public Library 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Second Wed./month: (Yankeetown) A.F. Knotts Public Library 10 a.m. to Noon. ird Wed./month: Chie and Senior Center from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Gilchrist County Fourth Wed./month: (Trenton) Gilchrist County Public Library from 10 a.m. to Noon. Dixie County Fourth Wed./month: (Cross City) Dixie County Public Library from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.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. Beverly Hills, Lecanto, Citrus Hills, Citrus Springs June 21 and 22, 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m., Central Ridge Library, 425 W. Roosevelt Blvd, Beverly Hills, call Ron Plageman at 352/860-1578.Horseshoe Beach Fireworks Show July 6It was said that Horseshoes reworks show was one of the best around last year and we are getting ready now for the 2012 show. Vendors can set up free so get your plans together and call Dennis Buckley for information and reservations at 352/489-5986. Horseshoe Beachs 2nd Annual Community Fireworks Show will be held on Friday July 6 with lots of family fun, fresh seafood, great BBQ, food vendors and much more. It will be held at Fireworks Island, just across the road from the Horseshoe Beach Cafe. Come out and come early to get a good spot to make a day of it. Show is managed by Dennis Buckley, Day Cherry, John Cherry and Panama Paul.Levy County Republicans Monthly Meetings e Levy County Republican Executive Committee meets monthly on the 3rd Monday at Bronson Restaurant. Come join us starting with food and fellowship at 6:30 p.m. followed by our meeting at 7 p.m. Come hear the current Republican leaders and candidates tell their stories, issues, solutions and more. Find us on Facebook and our website www.levyrepublicans. com for activities, contact info and so much more. Grief and Loss Class Haven Hospice is hosting a grief and loss class the second Wednesday of every month at the Christ Episcopal Church in Cedar Key from 6-7 p.m. For more information, contact the local o ce at 800/677-5428. HOMOSASSAW.A.R., Inc Second Saturday Concert Series Starts June 9Summers here, what better way to enjoy a Saturday evening than to join the Withlacoochee Area Residents for their Second Saturday Concert Series at e Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, 4150 S. Suncoast Blvd. (US19), on Sat., June 9th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. e Pepper Creek Terrace Room on the second oor of the visitor center will be the setting for the talented trio known as 2PM. Pete Price, Pete Hennings, and Mike Jurgensen, are a trio of talented musicians who blend their varied musical talents into an eclectic mix of material. Along with the great music, there will be desserts and beverages for sale. A donation of $10 is tax deductible, all to bene t the initiatives of W.A.R., Inc to preserve and protect our environmentally sensitive lands that make up the Nature Coast. So grab your friends and neighbors and well see you there. Mark your calendar now for the upcoming events in the Second Saturday Concert Series. e next concert will be July 14 when ET Morris will open for Pamela Jo Hatley and Steele Olmstead and on August 11 Rod Sellars opens when Florida Cracker Cowboys come to town. e YankeetownInglis Womans Club on 56th Street, Yankeetown will be the venue for these two events. Community Calendar continued from page 2B 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: 493-9500continued on page 7B
The Levy County Journal4BMay 31, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 RUBY R. CHAVOUS SEPTEMBER 29, 1917 MAY 17, 2012Mrs. Ruby R. Chavous of Old Town, Florida, passed away ursday, May 17, 2012, at Haven Hospice in Chie and at the age of 94. Ruby was born September 29, 1917, in Dixie County to Emory and Arcadia Long. She was a lifelong resident of Dixie County. She was a member of the Old Town Methodist Church. She loved her owers, making jelly and pickles, cooking and most of all she loved her family. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was Grannie and MeMe to her grandchildren. Ruby was preceded in death by her husband Ellis B. Chavous, Sr.; her son William Preston Chavous; her parents, one brother and two sisters. She is survived by her daughters: Margaret Cannon of Trenton, Mary Kate (Frank) Colson of Trenton, Betty Sanders of Jacksonville, and Debbie (Craig) Canning of Mulberry; son, E. B. Chavous, Jr. of Old Town; 11 grandchildren and 19 greatgrandchildren. Funeral services were held Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 3 p.m. at the Old Town United Methodist Church with Rev. Carl Ranier o ciating. Interment followed at Old Town Cemetery. A visitation was held Saturday evening, May 19, 2012 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Rick Gooding Funeral e family requests that donations be made to Haven Hospice, 311 NE 9th Street, Chie and, FL, 32626-1060. Arrangements were placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352/498-5400.HAROLD RICHARD BOOTHMr. Harold Richard Rick Booth of McDonough, Georgia passed away May 21, 2012 at the age of 61. Rick was born and raised in Cedar Key, the son of the late William Willis and Ruth Morgan Booth. Rick enjoyed spending time with family and friends, shing, history, genealogy, fossils and was known for his patriotism. Mr. Booth was preceded in death by his parents William Willis and Ruth Morgan Booth and a brother, William Wesley Booth. Survivors are his wife of 37 years, Pat Booth of McDonough; children: Dawn Booth Fritz (Craig) of McDonough and Keith Booth (Laura) of Centerville, Ga.; grandchildren, Alex, Joycee and Tori Fritz and Reagan and Owen Booth; sister, Wilma Daniel of Cedar Key; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service for Rick was held Wednesday, May 23, 2012 7:00 p.m. at Hampton United Methodist Church with Rev. Mark Burgess o ciating. Interment will be on Friday, May 25, 2012 11:00 a.m. at Cedar Key Cemetery in Cedar Key. e family received friends at the church one hour prior to the service on Wednesday evening. Haisten Funeral Home McDonough 770-914-8833 haistenfunerals.com Interment arrangements are under the care of Knau Funeral Home in Chie and. On line condolences can be left at www. knau funeralhomes.comMICHAEL J. HEFFRENMichael J. He ren Jr. of Chie and, Florida passed away at his home on May 23, 2012 at the age of 79. Mr. He ren moved to the Chie and area 10 years ago from New Jersey, where he worked as a draftsman. He was of Catholic faith. Mr. He ren was a member of the Elks Club in New Jersey and enjoyed bowling. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Catherine; sons, Michael He ren III (Tracy) and Kevin He ren (Wendy); daughters, Denise Petersen (Michael) and Karen Dickieson (Jack); one sister, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Arrangements are under the care of Knau Funeral Home, Chie and, Florida. Online condolences may be left at www.knau funeralhomes. com. 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. Turner451 S. Court Street Bronson, FL 32621352.486.2282of Bronson 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 ObituariesGetting the Last Laugh Ellzey UnitedMethodist ChurchCorner of 336 & Hwy 24 Worship Service ............ 11 a.m. Sunday School. ...............10 a.m.Pastor Doug FlemingMy partner Derek let loose on a rant recently, blabbing his big mouth about what a great bass shing team he and I made. I was smiling, kind of agreeable; until he started challenging my dad and my brother Heath to a contest! My face went pale. Bragging rights will hang in the balance, He continued. I kicked him under the table. Derek was full of hot air. Id never out shed my dad. I had no doubt he could stop at a pothole along the way and dangle out a safety pin from an old broom stick and win this deal. I straightened up just in time to meet my dads gaze. Yeah, I heard someone say, You guys wont stand a chance. Hey, I thought, ats my voice! I wish somebody would come up with a cure for this testosterone stu !!! As if we needed another witness to our pending humiliation, Derek invited our work buddy Keith to go along. It only added to my apprehension. We got there extra early that day and shoved o To my surprise, my old boat cranked up the very rst try. Yes!!! Wed be getting a much needed head start on my dads fancy new boat. I put the hammer down, but it just gasp, choked, and sputtered o lamely hitting on one cylinder. Did you change out the gas out from last year? Derek asked. Just hush up, I replied. I had the cover o the motor and was sweating profusely by the time my dad and Heath barreled past us. irty minutes later we puttered past to nd them wrangling a big bass out of my secret spot. I jutted my jaw out in protest and refused to look; just kept going. Besides, I knew of another little honey hole on down. Seconds later we ran a ground. e water level is down a mite since my last trip, I said sheepishly. We shoved back o and resigned to sh my dads leftovers. ere werent many. By lunch we had boated one little throwback. I nally suggested we try the other end of the lake. As we puttered back by I noticed Heath had the net out and was scooping another one of my dads big bass. I didnt hear them laugh, but sometimes you just know. On the other end of the lake the wind was really whipping up. I had more than a little hesitation as we passed back by the safety of the boat ramp. However, I saw a promising little spot and let down the trolling motor. When it didnt work Derek asked, Did you charge the battery? Just hush up, I replied. As the wind swept us further down from the boat ramp I thought about crying, but I held o Instead I focused on yanking the pull rope to see if I could get the engine started without a battery. To my surprise, that one working cylinder eventually sputtered to life. Yes!!!Lets go on down a little further and try to get out of this wind, I suggested boldly. I admit, I had more than a little hesitation as we puttered o .Once at the far end of the lake the wind was a little better, but unfortunately it was also a little shallow. We ran aground again. I guess the water level is down a mite, I said sheepishly. ats when Keith opened his mouth for the rst time, Lets just get back to the boat ramp while we still can. It sounded like the best plan yet. I went to yank on that pull rope again and it broke, cracking old Derek squarely in the back of the head. I thought about crying again, but something about seeing Derek rubbing that newly forming knot on his noggin caused me to busted out laughing. Derek and Keith reluctantly followed suit. ere, a mile from the boat ramp facing 35 mph winds I nally got my cry; but it was from chuckling so hard! anks goodness for cell phones. Daddy and Heath said theyd come get us once theyd caught their limit. About ten minutes later they rolled up. I didnt see them laughing, but sometimes you just know. But anywayIm so glad the Lord is teaching me to weather the storms di erently these days. He said, (In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. John 16:33 KJV) Im glad Hes overcome. Im also glad He doesnt fall o the throne and start biting His ngernails every time I go up the creek without a paddle! In the big scheme of things I can trust that my light a ictions are but for a moment. I can keep my cheer. e Bible also says, (for the joy of the LORD is your strength. Nehemiah 8:10 KJV) So whether youre riding high in a fancy new boat full of sh, or whether youre bailing water in stranded boat full goofballs, trust in the Lord. He is the one who can give you the ultimate victory. Maybe now I cant see God getting the last laugh on my behalf, but sometimes you just know. -Guy She eld You can visit Guy at his website www.butanyway.org, or email him at guy.she email@example.com. Manatee Springs Church of ChristSunday 10 a.m. .............................Bible Study 11 a.m.......................Worship Period 5 p.m. .......................Worship Period Wednesday 7 p.m. ...............................Bible StudyMinister Gene Dumas352-542-0657 or 352-493-7775Our goal is to Speak where the Bible speaks and be silent where the Bible is silent. We seek Bible authority for the things that we believe and practice. 11450 NW 76th Terr., Chieand Church CalendarFish Dinner at Holy Family Catholic Church June 8 e Fish Dinner fried or baked, at Holy Family Catholic Church Parish Hall will be on Friday June 8, 2012 at 5 p.m. Adults $7, smaller portion $6, children under 12 $4. Lite Lunch is free and will be on Wed. June 20, 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 Flea Market 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 27A. New Service and Free Dinner at Bronson UMC Bronson United Methodist Church invites you to come and worship at our new contemporary evening service on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. e theme this month is New Birth. Come visit and see what God is doing in our community. You are welcomed with open hearts, open arms and open doors. We want to pray for you. e church is located in Bronson at 235 Court Street. Please call 352/486-4094 for more information or directions. Refreshments will be served following the service. On Fri. June 15 at 6:00 p.m. we also invite you to a free dinner and program about Hurricane Preparedness in the fellowship hall. e Director of Levy County Emergency Management, Mark Johnson, will present the program. We welcome all to come and enjoy the food and get information to safeguard your property and family in the event of a hurricane. If you plan to attend, please call 352/486-4094, 4862649, or 486-2281 and let us know your rst name, phone number and how many will be attending. If no one answers, please leave a message. LWC Announces Kids Zone Celebration Summer June 10 e Lighthouse Word Church Childrens Ministry is hosting a Kids Celebration Summer, celebrating who we are in Christ through art, music and dance, each Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m., during the summer months. We are starting the program with a Kick O Sunday on June 10th from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, with snow cones, cotton candy, popcorn, 2 bounces houses, celebration train rides, festival games, helium balloons, face painting and music, along with Faith Dog and other character appearances. For more information call 493-1554.continued on page 5B
The Levy County Journal 5BMay 31, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923Obituaries continued from page 4B Safety First CFEC reminds you to: Stay away from downed or dangling power lines. Do not touch trees or limbs touching a downed line. Do not drive over a downed power line. Consider all power lines as ENERGIZED. Call CFEC immediately if you see a downed power line. When using a generator, follow the users guide so that you or electrical workers are not injured. For more safety tips, go to www.cfec.com. (352) 493-2511 or 1-800-227-1302 Central Florida Electric Cooperative Your Power Partner LEGISLATIVEREPORTFloridaHouseofRepresentatives District10LEONARDL.BEMBRYDearNeighbors: ThankyoufortheopportunitytoserveyouintheFloridaHouseofRepresentatives.Thesepast fouryearshavebeenrewarding,fulfillingandsomeofthemostmeaningfulyearsofmylife.It hastrulybeenanhonortoworkforthepeopleofHouseDistrict10.Therehavebeenmany opportunitiestoserveyouthispastterm.Thispastsession,IfiledanamendmenttotheBudget AppropriationsBilltoprovide$10.3milliontokeepJeffersonCorrectionalInstituteopenand operatinginordertosave158jobs.WiththesupportofmycolleaguesintheFloridaHouse,Ihad thehonortosponsorsuccessfullegislationduringmy2011/2012termthat: Createstrueruraleconomicopportunitiesunderthenewlyformed DepartmentofEconomicOpportunity. Waivesstateparkfeesforimmediatefamilymembersoffallenveterans,policeofficers, andfirefighters. Clarifiestheenvironmentalpermittingexemptionsfarmershaveforbonafide agriculturalactivities. Authorizescontinuingcareretirementcommunitiestooffercontinuingcareat-home contractstoresidentslivingathomeorinthefacility. Providesanexemptionfromregulationaspubliclodgingestablishmentsforallrooming housesandanyapartmentbuildingsinspectedbyHUDthataredesignatedprimarilyas housingforpersonsage62orolder. Providesmoreprivatelandstobecomeavailabletothepublicforoutdoorrecreational activitiesbyprovidingadditionalincentivestoprivatelandownersthanwhatcurrently existinlaw. The2012LegislativeSessionpresentedmanyopportunitiesandchallengesasthiswasthefourth consecutiveyearofrevenueestimateshortfallsandbudgetcuts.The$70billionbudgetcut spendinginmanyareasthatwilltouchallofourlives.Therewerecutsto:CountyClerks, Medicaidreimbursement,stateemployees,ruralhealthdepartments,ruralhospitalsandnursing homes,andmanyotherareasthatwillaffectworkingpeople.Insomecases,therearespending increasesinthebudgetthatIdonotthinkwillbenefitourstate.IwasamongseveralHouse memberswhoopposedthebudgetbecausewecouldnotagreeonthenecessityofthecuts,nor thebudgetincreases. ThroughouttheSession,thereweremanycontroversialissues: PrisonPrivatization,whichfailedintheSenate,couldhavehadunforeseennegative economicconsequencesfortheStateofFlorida. TheSepticTankRegulationwasrepealedandreplacedwithamorebalancedapproach. RedistrictingmapsforSenate,HouseandCongressionaldistrictswerepassed. ASchoolPrivatizationBill,whichIvotedagainst,alsofailedintheFloridaSenate. Ilookforwardtocontinueworkingforyou.Wemustkeepupthefightformorejobsandto bringmoregood-payingprivatesectoremploymenttoourregion.Ibelievethatavibrantsmall businesscommunityiswhatwillbringprosperitytoourstateandnation. Again,thankyouforallowingmetheopportunitytoserveyou! StateRepresentative LauraJersey, LegislativeAssistant 405HouseOfficeBuilding 402SouthMonroeStreet Tallahassee,FL32399-1300 850-488-7870 MickieSalter, LegislativeAssistant 304NWCraneAvenue Building36 Madison,FL32304 850-973-5630 TeresaWatson, LegislativeAssistant P.O.Box1325 23Southeast2ndAvenue Chiefland,FL32644 850-493-6848COMMITTEEASSIGNMENTSAppropriationsAgriculture&NaturalResourcesAppropriations-RankingMember StateAffairsSelectCommitteeonWaterPolicyK-20EducationInnovationContactRepresentativeLeonardBembry:Leonard.Bembry@myfloridahouse.gov e College of Central Florida has enjoyed signi cant enrollment increases over the past four years and at the same time has experienced budget challenges as a result of reductions in state allocations. CF is committed to operating in an e cient and e ective manor and responding to the needs of both our students and the communities we serve. In recent meetings with area K-12 education leaders in the colleges three-county service area, Dr. James Henningsen, CF president, said, Its time we take a hard look at the programs we o er adult students compared to similar programs o ered by our partners and decide how to restructure our instruction to avoid duplication and continually examine the best use of limited resources. During the upcoming academic year the college will reorganize the Academic A airs division. With that change, some programs will be consolidated, moved or phased out due to low enrollment, diminishing budgets, nearby duplication of degree programs, and decreased career opportunities for graduates in certain elds. e programs a ected by this reorganization are Cosmetology and Barbering, Welding, Drafting and Design Technology and Practical Nursing. According to Dr. Mark Paugh, vice president of Academic A airs, Cosmetology and Barbering are duplicated programs with Community Technical and Adult Education in Marion County and Withlacoochee Technical Institute in Citrus County. Financial resources and facilities are to be redirected to address high priority college programs. Enrollment of new students in the program would be stopped beginning in summer 2012. Currently enrolled students should plan to complete their respective program by December 2012. Faculty positions will be evaluated based upon quali cations and either reassigned or eliminated at the end of fall semester 2012. Welding is a duplicated program with CTAE in Marion County and WTI in Citrus County. Because of job growth in Levy County, the welding program at the Ocala Campus will be moved to new facilities at the Jack Wilkinson Levy Campus in Chie and. A faculty position will be reassigned to the Levy Center. e Drafting and Design Technology program has experienced low student enrollment and low employment demand from the community. Additionally, a communitybased needs assessment reinforced suspending the program. Admission of new students to this program will be stopped immediately and currently enrolled students will be encouraged to complete or transition to a compatible program at the college. CTAE has noti ed CF that it is interested in initiating a Practical Nursing certi cate program. CF supports CTAEs proposal and has recommended closing the P.N. certi cate program at CF e ective with December 2012 graduation. Resources from the P.N. certi cate program will be reallocated to support high demand academic needs at the college including the Associate in Science (R.N.) nursing program, which is one of CFs strongest degree o erings. e College of Central Florida continues to put the needs of our community at the forefront while making wise investment of the limited resources entrusted to us, said Henningsen. While we have made some di cult decisions, we are committed to doing what is best for our students and the communities we serve. Contact CF Marketing and Public Relations Assistant Director Lois Brauckmuller at 352/854-2322, ext. 1374, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Dr. Joe Wallace, director, wallacej@ cf.edu. e Ocala Campus is located at 3001 S.W. College Road, Ocala, Fla. 34474-4415, 352/873-5800. e Citrus Campus is located at 3800 S. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, Fla. 34461-9026, 352/746-6721. e Levy Center is located at 114 Rodgers Blvd., Chie and, Fla. 32626-1420, 352/4939533. e Hampton Center is located at 1501 W. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, Fla. 34475-6456, 352-873-5881 and the Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, is located at 4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, Fla. 344705001, 352-291-4455. For additional information, visit College of Central Florida at www.CF.edu.CF Reorganizes Academic Strategy, Some Courses in Levy County Discontinued CARL D. MCCORMICK JANUARY 16, 1930 MAY 23, 2012Carl D. McCormick passed away on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at Haven Hospice of the Tri-Counties at the age of 82. Carl was born on January 16, 1930 in Guthrie, Kentucky to Arthur L. McCormick and Rusie Strode McCormick. He moved to Trenton in 1984 from West Palm Beach. Carl was a manager with the Royal Palm Ice Company. He is survived by his wife, Yvonne Hargrove McCormick of Trenton; his daughter and son-in-law, Carlene M. (Frank) Donato of Jupiter, his son and daughter-in-law, Dan J. (Suzie) McCormick of Colton, California; his sister, Ann Lois Sharkey of Jacksonville; three grandchildren: Carey L. (Terri) McCormick, Caitlin Adler and Alex Adler and two great grandchildren. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at Pine Grove Baptist Church with Dr. Greg Douglas o ciating. Interment followed at the church cemetery. Arrangements were placed under the care of Watson Funeral Home, 352/463-8888. Online condolences may be sent through our website at www. watsonfhtrenton.comWILLIAM A. CHERICO MAY 8, 1917 MAY 25, 2012William Bill A. Cherico of Archer, Florida passed away on May 25, 2012 at the age of 95. He was born on May 8, 1917 in White Plains, NY to Peter and Rose Cherico. He was of the Christian faith. He served in the United States Army during World War II and the Korean War. He retired after 17 years of service. He also received a Purple Heart. He then went on to work as a clerk with the United States Postal Service and retired after many years of service. He was a member of the V.F.W. and the American Legion as well as a past member of the Williston Golf and Country Club. He enjoyed gol ng and gardening. He is survived by his brother Fred Cherico and niece Jamie Veihde er along with his long time friend of 66 years and caretaker Tom Mackey. Arrangements are under the care of Knau Funeral HomeWilliston.ELIZABETH S. WARD AUGUST 18, 1939 MAY 28, 2012Elizabeth Libby S. Ward of Williston, Florida passed away on May 28, 2012 at the age of 72. She was born on August 18, 1939 in Leesburg to Charles Hubert and Margaret Ellis (Jordan) Holland Jr. She moved to Williston in 1967 from West Hollywood. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church for many years. She was a homemaker who enjoyed reading, working in the yard, gospel music and spending time with her family and friends. Libby is survived by her daughter Katrina Wade(Nathan); brother Charles E. Holland (Dona); sister Alice H. Chesser (W.E.); six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren with 1 on the way. Visitation is being held on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Knau Funeral Home-Williston. A graveside service will be held on ursday, May 31, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Cemetery with Reverend Billy Philman o ciating. Arrangements are under the care of Knau Funeral HomeWilliston. New Speed Zones on the Santa Fe River Mandatory According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission there are now ve new slow-speed, minimumwake zones in place on the Santa Fe River with signs marking the zones installed along the river. On Friday, May 18, the rst of the signs was installed at the Sandy Point Boat Ramp in Branford. Boat operators are required to slow down to a minimum speed in manatee zones. O cers will be constantly on the lookout for boaters not following the rules in the manatee zones. e zones are the product of the FWC and counties responding to boater concerns about safety on the river. Each county that borders the river has created an ordinance to support these new zones. Boats must be o -plane, fully settled in the water and moving at a speed that makes little or no wake. e ve zones are: At the con uence of the Santa Fe and Ichetucknee rivers ; e U.S. Highway 129 bridge and Guy Lemmon Park boat ramp; At the Sandy Point boat ramp; Ellie Rays boat ramp; Butler Landing boat ramp and the con uence of the Santa Fe and Suwannee rivers.
The Levy County Journal6BMay 31, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 continued on page 5BPrincess and RUs: 2011 Little Princess Olivia Miller ; 2011 Princess Kinsey Ward; 1st RU Madisyn Oglesby; Winner Jaylyn Harvey; 2nd RU Taylor Whit eld; 2011 Queen Rachel Keys. Teen Queen & RUs: 2011 Queen Rachel Keys; 2011 Little Princess Olivia Miller; 2nd RU Joli Birch eld; Winner Shelbi Crews; 1st RU Lacy Quincey; 2011 Princess Kinsey Ward. Jr. Queen: Front row: 2011 Little Princess Olivia Miller; Winner Kinsey Akins; 2nd RU Kylah Linan and 1st RU Sali Powers; Back row; 2011 Princess Kinsey Ward; 2011 Queen Rachel Keys. Little Princess: 2011 Princess Kinsey Ward; 2011 Little Princess Olivia Miller; 2nd RU Jessalyn Harvey; 1st RU Maddilyn Johnson; Winner: Katelynn Tremblay; 2011 Queen Rachel Keys. Teen Queen: 2011 Queen Rachel Keys with 2012 Teen Queen Shelbi Crews. Princess: 2012 Princess Jaylyn C. Harvey with Kinsey Ward 2011 Princess. Little King: 2nd RU Hunter Lambert, Winner J.T. Richburg, 1st RU Luke Watkins; back row: 2011 Princess Kinsey Ward, 2011 Queen Rachel Keys and 2011 Little Princess Olivia Miller.
The Levy County Journal 7BMay 31, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Across Down1. Chester eld, e.g. 5. Kind of line 10. Synthetic thermoplastic material (acronym) 13. Miss ___ Regrets 14. Series of six balls bowled from one end of a cricket pitch (pl.) 15. Pink, as a steak 17. Detachment 19. Original matter prior to the Big Bang 20. Modi ed car for speed (2 wds) 21. Dance bit 23. To Autumn, e.g. 24. Association of Southeast Asian Nations (acronym) 25. Professional beggar 28. Course 29. Seinfeld uncle 30. Setting at an oblique angle 31. Whirring sound 32. Shallow dishes mounted on a stem and foot 33. Hand sewing items (3 wds) 39. Brief stanza concluding certain forms of poetry 40. Ashtabulas lake 41. Usurps forcefully 43. Drink from a dish 44. Priestly garb 48. 45 degrees clockwise from N 50. All excited 51. A Nightmare on ___ Street 52. Australian runner 53. Aviator 54. Coin opening 56. Chinese characters, e.g. 59. Arid 60. Church donation 61. Same: Fr. 62. Moray, e.g. 63. Character 64. Flight data, brie y (pl.) Crossword Puzzle1. Used to express lack of interest (2 wds) 2. Good-for-nothing 3. Tailor, at times 4. Religious community where Hindu holy man lives 5. 128 cubic feet 6. Egg cells 7. Whats ___? 8. Pie chart, e.g. 9. Cockeyed 10. Be nosy 11. Assign a value to 12. Sideboard 16. Came out 18. Family head 22. Mollify 25. Buona ___ (Italian greeting) 26. Dogwood trees, e.g. 27. Back 29. Deception 31. Cheerful 33. Quality of just coming into being 34. One registered in a class 35. For a limitless time 36. Biblical verb 37. Dang! 38. End 42. Arab, e.g. 44. House with steeply angled sides (hyphenated) 45. Marine gastropod with low conical shells 46. Creator god in Hindu 47. Has a hunch 49. Sit in on 50. Balloon ller 53. Long, long time 55. ___ el Amarna, Egypt 57. Addis Ababas land: Abbr. 58. Look here! e answers for this weeks crossword puzzle will appear in next weeks issue. Community Calendar continued from page 3B BRONSON SELF STORAGE500 Commerce St., Bronson, FL 32621352-486-2121 Cameras, NEW Lighting & 24/7 AccessOUTDOOR STORAGE$25.00 and up Join us for Fairy Tales and Bedtime stories from all around the world. We will listen to international UF students, make crafts, play games, listen to music, and enjoy snacks! Come to one event or all of them! Large groups welcome, but please notify us in advance. All events begin at 10:00 a.m. Williston Public Library Mondays June 18 China June 25 Greece July 9 Pakistan July 16 Italy July 23 TBA July 30USA Butter y Tales Bronson Public Library Tuesdays June 19 TBA June 26 Greece July 10 China July 17 Germany/Austria July 24 USA Butter y Tales July 31 TBA Cedar Key Public Library Wednesdays June 20 Spain June 27 China July 11 e Phillippines July 18 Nigeria July 25 USA Butter y Tales August 1 TBA A.F. Knotts Public Library ursdays (Yankeetown) June 21 China June 28 Colombia July 12 England/Germany July 19 TBA July 26 India August 2 USA Butter y Tales Luther Callaway Public Library Fridays (Chie and) June 22 Iran June 29 Tanzania July 13 e Netherlands July 20 Singapore August 3 Zimbabwe August 10 USA Butter y Tales For more information please contact your local library or Jenny Rodgers, Youth Services Coordinator, 352/486-5552.Public Library Summertime Youth EventsFor more information contact Lee Paulet at 352-795-4506, www.warinconline.com or email@example.com. YANKEETOWN-INGLISYankeetown-Inglis Womans Club Events ZumbaLooking for a fun way to get in your exercise? Look no further than your friendly Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club and join in the fun that is Zumba. e invigorating classes, open to the public, are held Tues. and urs. mornings at 9 a.m. and Mon. and Wed. evenings at 6 p.m. in air conditioned comfort all summer long. No fee just a donation to cover electric. For more information call 352-447-2057 or email firstname.lastname@example.orgFWGP Sets Photo Shoot Dates for WGP Starting June 1Friends of e Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve (FWGP) is holding a series of fundraising events on Friday, June 1, Sunday, July 1, and Friday, August 10. FWGP will host unique photo opportunities at the Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve (WGP), 1001 Old Rock Road, Yankeetown. Amateur or professional photographers have an opportunity to take sunset photos from the thirty-foot observation tower. e gate usually closes at sunset but for these three evenings, the Preserve will remain open until 45 minutes after sunset. e WGP has wonderful, panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico, coastal salt marshes, and coastal islands. Combine this with our Florida sunset to get some of the best photo shots of the Nature Coast. ese special events are open to all with a $10 donation. All proceeds will go to the Ellie Schiller Education Center at the Preserve. For more information visit our website at http://withlacoocheegulfpreserve.com or call 352/447-6152.Yankeetown Town Meetings June 4 & 5 Regular Council meeting will be June 4 at 7 p.m. Planning and Zoning Regular and Tree Ordinance will be June 5 at 6:30 p.m. e next meeting will be a Special Council Meeting on June 18 at 7 p.m. with the workshop following at 7:05 p.m. City Hall is at 6241 Harmony Lane, 352/447-2511Inglis Council Meeting June 12 e Town of Inglis next regular Commission meeting will be on June 12 at 6 p.m. in the Commission Room. City Hall, 135 Hwy. 40 West, Inglis 352/447-2203. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month.WILLISTONBethany Swanson Bene t Golf Tournament June 2Get your clubs and join us for a 3-man scramble Bene t Golf Tournament for Bethany Swanson on Saturday June 2 at the Williston Golf and Country Club. Registration is at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $40 per golfer which includes 18 holes of golf, riding cart, lunch and a chance to win various prizes. Try for the longest drive, closest to the line challenge and also ra e drawings. A pancake breakfast will be available during the registration. All proceeds go to the Bethany Swanson Medical Fund.Crossbrand Cowboy Church Fundraiser June 2Crossbrand Cowboy Church is having a fundraiser for a mission trip to Bullhead, South Dakota. We are holding a huge multi-family yard sale on Saturday June 2 from 7:30 a.m. till noon. $2 bags for most clothes. See you at 329 NW 7th street in Williston on June 2 at 7:30 a.m.Williston City Council Meets June 12 e Williston City Council will be meeting at City Hall on Tues. May 22 at 7 p.m. in the Williston City Council Room. e next meeting will be June 26. City Hall is at 50 NW Main Street, Williston, 352/528-3060. Meetings for the Williston City Council are the rst Tues. after the rst Mon. of the month and every other Tues. after the rst one.Fundraiser for Dogs to Help Veterans June 16Bark-A-Que, the Annual Fundraiser for Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2012 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. ere will be Live Entertainment by Dixie Highway, the #1 Country Cover Band in the USA. ere will also be a Grand Prize Drawing for Two Round Trip Airline Tickets; a Silent Auction, Door Prizes, Volleyball, Bouncy House and Face Painting. Advance tickets $20, At the Door $25, Children under 5 $5. Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is a 501(c)(3) non-pro t public charity that rescues, raises, trains and pairs highly skilled, federally protected service dogs that mitigate the challenges of a disability. We are currently training and pairing 230 service dogs for our veterans su ering from the challenges of PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). With over 400,000 PTSD veterans currently in treatment, there are 39 of these veterans attempting suicide on a daily basis and 22 of them succeeding because the drugs and therapy arent working. Guardian Angels is at 3251 NE 180th Ave., Williston, FL 32696; Call 352/425-1982 or visit us at: www. medicalservicedogs.comWilliston Independence Day Celebration July 3 e City of Williston and the Williston Area Chamber of Commerce are making big plans for the 2012 Independence Day Celebration. is years event will be held on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012. e festivities will start with the annual parade, which will begin at 5:00 p.m. e theme this year is Made In America. e gates at the Williston Horsemans Park will open at 6:00 p.m. Admission is free. Parking donations will bene t the JROTC. Childrens rides will begin at 7:00 p.m. Booths, exhibits, and lots of good food will line the park. e opening ceremony will start at 7:00 p.m. with musical entertainment featuring the Shane Wooten Band and ending the evening with a spectacular reworks display. Please remember to bring lawn chairs or blankets. No coolers or pets will be allowed through the gates. Anyone interested in having a booth, contact the Chamber of Commerce (352/528-5552). Anyone interested in participating in the parade or any questions in general, contact Cyndie McQuaig at City Hall (352/528-3060).DUNNELLONHistoric Village Merchants of Dunnellon Market June 2 e Historic Village merchants of Dunnellon invite you to join us for our First Saturday Village Market on Sat., June 2, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come stroll down W. Pennsylvania Avenue to Cedar Street and then up to Walnut and Chestnut streets. is event features 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! For more information, call (352) 465-7957.RAINBOW SPRINGSLandscape Architect Richard Kesselring to attend FORS Meeting June 11 e Friends of Rainbow Springs State Park, Inc. will be holding their annual meeting on Monday, June 11, at 4 p.m. in the Felburn Pavilion at Rainbow Springs State Park. Our special guest will be Richard Kesselring, the landscape architect from Ocala, who designed the historic gardens when the park was a private attraction. e Friends will be honoring him for his design of the gardens that people are still enjoying today. ere will be a brief summary of our accomplishments and challenges for this year. is event is open to the public. If you would like to attend please R.S.V.P. to 465-8555. CHIEFLANDChie and City Council Meeting June 11 e Chie and City Council meets at City Hall on Mondays. Upcoming: June 11 at 6 p.m. with a Workshop following and on June 25; and Chie and Planning Board to meet June 14 at 6:30 p.m. City Hall is located at 214 E. Park Avenue, Chie and, 352/4936711.Watermelon Festival Chie and City Park June 2Watermelon Festival in Chie and City Park and surrounding areas, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. with the Parade at 11 a.m. and the auction at 12:15. e Life South Blood Mobile will be there all day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more info on this event please contact the Chie and Womans Club at 352/4937506 or email to: email@example.com e Watermelon Queen pageant will be held at the CES Cafeteria at 6 p.m.58th Chie and Watermelon Festivals 1st Annual Tour de Melon June 2 e Chie and Womans Club is hosting the 53rd Annual Chie and Watermelon Festival partnering with the Suwannee Valley Rotary Clubs 1st Annual Tour De Melon on Sat. June 2. e Tour De Melon is a cycling event for the entire family and the serious cyclists and will take place in historic downtown Chie and. e Watermelon Festival will include a parade, watermelon pageants for all ages, watermelon contest, family fun, fanfare, arts, crafts, food and much more! For more information visit: www.chie andwomansclub.org or www.tourdemelon.comBig Library Book Sale June 2 during Watermelon Festival e Friends of the Luther Callaway Public Library in Chie and will be conducting a book sale in conjunction with the Chie and Watermelon Festival on June 2. ere will be hundreds of hardcover books, paperbacks, audio books, videos and childrens books for sale at great prices. Most for less than a dollar and some for much less. Buy a reusable fabric tote bag for $5 and take away as many books, not specially priced, etc. as it will hold. Some old and rare books will be available at market prices. Hours are 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Location: e white octagon building on NE 1st Avenue close to US 19 and behind the re station. Look for the signs and banners. For more information stop by the Library or contact Friends president Tom Reitz at 493-1896, 949-5413 or firstname.lastname@example.org. All proceeds go to support the Luther Callaway Public Library.Levy County Beekeepers Club Meeting June 7Without bees we lose production of crops. Learn about the bees, how to care for them, what they do, what they like, and how we can save them at the Beekeepers Club. We meet the rst ursday of each month at 7 p.m. at #4 West Park Ave., Chie and. Next meeting is June 7. For more info on the club, the quilt or the Watermelon Festival, call: Byron Teerlink, Pres. At 352/493-2216 or Leon Bath, VP, at 352/493-2329. Email is: email@example.com Website is: www.levycountybeekeepers.com Swinging for a Cure Annual Golf Tournament June 9 e Chie and Golf and Country Club is the venue for the Swinging for a Cure Annual Golf Tournament on June 9th. e event is being hosted by BACK Fighting Cancer, Inc. (formerly known as Austins Warriors) and the proceeds go to bene t area kids with cancer. Austins mom, Natasha Allen, is in there helping and can be reached at 352/356-8518 for more information. ere will be a 3-man Scramble with shotgun starts at 9 a.m. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. is day of gol ng for cancer will also have plenty of food, cash prizes, ra es and silent auctions. Early registration is $55 per person and ends on May 31. After May 31 registration goes to $60 per person. If you would like to be a sponsor of this event, get in touch at the number listed above or go to back ghtingcancer.org and help a kid with cancer know that their community cares and puts cleats on the ground to show it.
The Levy County Journal8BMay 31, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 BY DAVID MORGANSTAFF WRITER Got Booty? If you have a coffee can full of old coins, an old guitar or maybe the costume jewelry your aunt gave you, its time to bring it out of hiding. This week, Treasure Hunters will make a five day stop here and want to see what you have. These Treasure Hunters arent armed with a shovel and metal detector, rather their weapon of choice is their expertise and the collectors they buy for. You see, these guys know all about diamonds, coins, antiques and collectibles, musical instruments and anything thats old. For five days they are asking you to bring your booty and make your best deal. These guys pay cash for just about anything thats old. The items they buy go straight to collectors all over the world. How much is a 1960 Gibson Les Paul worth? Well, to some, it might be worth a couple hundred dollars but to a serious collector it could be worth thousands, even tens of thousands. These guys are buying for these collectors. They pay more for the things their collectors want. The event is free to attend and there is no obligation to sell anything. If its information you want, that wont cost you a thing. But be prepared, as an offer to purchase your treasures is highly likely. About eighty percent of the stuff that comes into the show is purchased by these hungry treasure hunters. According to the Treasure Hunters I talked to, the wait time to get your items looked at is usually a half hour or less. Once there, your items will be examined, identified and an offer will quickly follow. Then its up to youdo I sell, do I hold out for more or do I walk? The whole thing sounds like a lot of fun and might put some jingle in your pocket. So dig up that booty and head down to the show. You might have the treasure they have been looking for!ABOVE A customer brought in his fathers coin collection that he had inherited. He was pleasantly surprised with his offer and decided to sell the collection. He said that the money would go towards a down payment on a house for his family. Im Tony, and I get asked this question a lot. I usually say, if its gold or old, they will probably be interested in it. I know thats a vague answer, so heres a list that might get you thinking: Gold Jewelry, Costume Jewelry, Diamonds, Silver Coins, Silver Dollars, Gold Coins, Old Paper Currency, Old Wheat Pennies, Old Pocket Watches, Toys made before 1970, Wrist Watches, Foreign Coins, Silver Bullion, Sterling Silver, Barbie Dolls, Tonka Trucks, Coin Collections, Advertising Signs, Old Guitars, Saxophones, All Musical Instruments, Comic Books, Historical Documents, Oil Paintings Hi, Im Dennis and I am a Treasure Hunter. Silver is almost $35 per oz. Five years ago, it was $2.50 per oz. If you have old silver jewelry, tea sets, sterling and old silver coins, I want to see it. I buy hundreds of pounds of silver every week. If its silver, please come and see me!Hi, my name is David. Ive been collecting coins since I was a child. I cant wait to visit with you and examine your old coins and paper currency. I will be honest and fair with you and pay you as much as I can for your old coins. I have purchased millions of dollars worth of coins from people all over the world. Did you know that the United States started minting coins in 1793? All coins are worth something: old silver dollars, half dollars, quarters and dimes made before 1965 are mostly silver and worth many times their face value. A $20 gold coin from the early 1900s could be worth $2,000 or more to collectors. If you have any older coins or paper currency, please come see us. We will buy one coin or million dollar collections.NEWS IN BRIEFSTAFF REPORTEd Johnson, heavy equipment operator, was surprised when he pulled the giant scoop of earth from the basement he was digging. What is that? he thought. An old whiskey barrel or a wooden box of some kind? He jumped off his backhoe to investigate. As he approached, his mind was racing. He could see that the wooden box was badly decayed and full of something. As he got closer, he could make out a sword, an old canteen and remnants of an old military uniform. While sifting through the box, he found a bugle, tattered papers and some military badges. It appeared to be the belongings of a soldier of some kind. He spent the rest of the day collecting and examining the items he had found. He The next morning he stopped by the local coffee shop to ask questions about the lot he was digging on. He stopped at the right place. Three elderly gentlemen were swapping stories as they did every morning. Ed approached the group and asked if they were from the area. They all laughed and said Whos asking? Ed explained that he was building a new house on a lot he recently purchased and told them where it was. One gentlemen said, Oh, you mean the old Norris place? That place was demolished over 50 years ago. Been an empty lot ever since. Ed was intriguedhe hadnt realized there had been a house there. Place just a school boy at the timeno one was home, but the place was a total loss. The charred remains it was cleaned up. I walked past a week, back and forth from school. Went all the way to the 8th grade, the fellow said with a smile. After that, no one ever rebuilt on the lot. Im glad to see somebodys doing something with it. Go down and talk to Larry at the court house. He can pull the plat book and tell you all about it. The old guy was right, Larry was a wealth of information. The original farm house was built by Elsie and Thomas Little back in to Elijah Miller in 1883. Then in 1916, the place was sold to Henry Norris who tore down the existing two-room farm house and built a new house. That house All of this was great info, now what about the military actly what they were. When Ed learned that the Treasure Hunters were coming to town, he thought this would be his chance to learn more about the items he had found. The advertisement had said that the experts would offer advice on any antique and collectible items and they would do it for free. It also said that they would make offers to purchase items. He wasnt interested in selling, but you never know. Hey, if the price is right, who knows? Ed walked into the hotel where the show was and followed the signs to the meeting room with great anticipation. My heart was actually beating at twice the normal rate, he said. As soon as I walked in I was welcomed to the show and given a number. They said it would be about 10 minutes until they would call my number. While I waited, I looked at all the unusual antiques on display. There were old toys, coins, silver tea sets and old metal signs. There was even a sword similar to mine. My number was called and it was the moment Id been about the items I had found. Ed continued, almost immediately after I sat down, Greg the antique guru was assigned to assist me said, hey nice Civil War sword and bugle. Where did you get them? I told him my story and he said the family most likely buried the items in honor of the soldier who owned them, and who most likely fought in the Civil War. The soldiers uniform, or what was left of it, the sword and other items would have been distributed by the Union Army. The items were that of an infantry soldier and dated at around 1863. Because a bugle was found, this soldier was most likely the company bugle boy. Most buglers were young boys. Also, the hat a very small headthat of a 12 to Greg also explained that since the uniform, sword and other items were together, the soldier most surely survived the war and learning about the items was worth the trip. The entire collection was valued at $2,200. Most of the value was the sword and the bugle. I decided to take pictures and sell the collection. I had a great time learning about it and thought it should be in a Civil War enthusiasts collection. Im actually having a small monuand putting it at the exact location where it was found. CASH FOR GOLD & SILVER5 DAY BUYING EVENTMAY 29TH JUNE 2NDTUESDAYFRIDAY 9AMPM SATURDAY 9AMPMDAYS INN809 NW 21ST AVE., CHIEFLAND, FL 32626DIRECTIONS 352.493.9400 INFORMATION 217.787.7767 MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS WANTEDWe pay for any instrument, including guitars, saxophones, clarinets, flutes, drums, cymbals, french horns, tubas and bass guitars.WE WANT TO BUY ANY TYPE OF GOLD YOU HAVEGOLD IS ALMOST AT $1,700 PER OZ.ITS TIME TO SELL!Hi, Im Archie. Ive been a Treasure Hunter since 1996. Back then, gold was around $225 per oz.now its six times that. Gold has never been this high and may never be again in my lifetime. Back in the 1980s, gold and silver soared in price, but soon fell back to rock bottom. Well, its a sellers market right now. The poor world economy and weak dollar have increased prices to all-time highs. My advice to people is to sell now at the high side. Many people have gold in their jewelry box and dont realize how valuable it really is. If youve got old rings, necklaces, mismatched earrings or even gold teeth just sitting in a dresser drawer, dig it out and bring it in. You will be surprised just how much we can pay you. BUYING ALL POCKET WATCHES AND WRISTWATCHESWe are one of the largest pocket watch and wristwatch buyers in the world. We deal in all makes and models, including:MARTIN BRAUN, BREITLING, CARTIER, LECOULTRE, OMEGA, PATEK PHILIPPE, ROLEX, TIFFANY & CO., VACHERON & CONSTANTIN, HAMILTON, ILLINOIS SILV ER Paper Currency nherited.He DONT FORGET THE GOLD! tu b ba ss g ui ta er and m s wa s i re c ollec 2,20 0. Most he sword a nd ded to take pic e c ollection. I had n g ab out it a nd n a Ci vil Im ROOSEVELT DIME JEFFERSON WAR NICKEL WASHINGTON QUARTER KENNEDY HALF MORGAN DOLLAR $20 LIBERTY HEAD DOUBLE EAGLEBUYING PRE-1934 PAPER CURRENCYSTANDING LIBERTY QUARTER WALKING LIBERTY HALF FRANKLIN HALF PEACE DOLLAR $20 ST. GAUDENS DOUBLE EAGLE MERCURY DIME PAID ADVERTISEMENT
www.levyjournalonline.com VOL. 88, NO. 48 50 CENTS THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012 J o u r n a l JournalYour Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 L e v y C o u n t y Levy CountySECTION C Chie and Outlaws Take Home Tourney TrophyBottom row (LtoR): Coby Beck, Tyler Wood, Briar Keene, Kaiden Baker, Jacob Pitts and Kyle Lamb. 2nd row: Elijah Smith, Wyatt Hammond and Brian Norris. Last row: Manager Rod Smith, Coaches Bill Hammond, Johnny Pitts and Avery Baker. e 11 and under Chie and Outlaws travel team won the Ocala Home Run Classic Tournament the weekend of May 19. Congratulations to the players, coaches and parents who dedicated their time and skills to make it happen. Good win! Its time to give all of you a heads up about the 3rd Great Suwannee River Cleanup. is year we start adding in the tributaries, and we start with the Santa Fe River. Make no mistake; we still want people to work on the Suwannee just like the last 2 years. e only di erence is that those interested can choose to work on the Santa Fe. We have already done Lake Santa Fe, the headwaters, but the rest is open. In coming years, other tributaries will be added in. Registration will be online just as in the past. Here is the link you need to register and to learn more about this years cleanup. http://tinyurl.com/cg6heur. You can register anytime now, but take a look at the spreadsheet to see what is open. Youll nd the link to the spreadsheet in the form above, as well as one for a map showing what sections have been taken. As in the past, the cleanup will consist of many, many small cleanups all along the rivers during a three-month window from September through November. If a few need to happen in late August or early December, thats ne, too. We have designated the sections of the rivers by mile post. You must sign up for one or more of these sections as designated. is prevents overlaps and confusion. We also have a map that shows which sections are taken. To view the map, go to http://g.co/maps/qctyf. If the section you wanted is taken, call and talk with me about it if you'd like, and we'll try to nd a solution. 352/264-6827 We want as many local groups of people out there on the river working as possible. Please forward this e-mail to anyone you think might be interested. Help us spread the word. And please consider committing to a section of the Santa Fe River or the Suwannee River. Some sections have already been taken! Look at our map to see what is covered so far. We are also looking for sponsors to cover the cost of supplies, t-shirts, and many other expenses. It takes a lot to conduct the event. Perhaps this is how you can be part of the cleanup. Or maybe you could o er to bring your power boat or a trailer full of canoes to help out. Please call me if you have questions and would like to chat at 352/264-6827, or, you can contact me by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Were looking forward to another great year with this cleanup. We are also hoping you will be interested in joining in, whether you have helped in the past, or you are a newcomer to the cleanup. Fritzi S. Olson, Executive Director of Current Problems, Inc, PO Box 357098, Gainesville, FL 32635. Phone: 352264-6827; Website: www.currentproblems.orgThe Great Suwannee River Cleanup Goes to Santa Fe e Williston High School Band held their Banquet this year on Friday May 18th. e banquet was to honor all the hard work the students have put in this year. e WHS Band had 12 seniors this year. It was a memorable night for all that attended. Flag Team member Leilani Deeks was awarded a special University of Florida gift basket. Leilani will be twirling for the UF Flag Team this Fall. She is the rst student in 13 plus years to go to college and be a part of the Flag Team. Congratulations to the Band and the Flag Team for all their work. submitted by Amanda Henderson, WHS Flag Coach and the WHS Band WHS Band Banquet Celebrates Members and Making HistoryGroup photo of 8th-12th graders Senior Photo: Mr. Daniel Evans, Kristianna Knott, Kellie Cochrane, Leilani Deeks, Lindsey Sands, Josh Jones, Cody Miller, Katel yn Bishop, Cole Burton, Natasha Alley, Jazmen Monroe, Cooper Thomas, Ashley Worthy, and Amanda Henderson Flag coach Amanda Henderson and Miss Heart of the USA Mackenzie Henderson present Leilani Deeks with a University of Florida gift basket as she goes on to twirl for the UF Flag Team this Fall. Flag Team: Kristen Butts, Jazmen Monroe, Katelyn Bishop, Leilani Deeks, Natasha Alley, Amanda Henderson, Brittney Hopson, Ashley Menser, Kim Miller, Denver Hill, Talia Carmen, Sarah Markham.
www.levyjournalonline.com The Levy County Journal2CMay 31, 2012Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 LEGAL NOTICESNOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 075708 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: TRACT #467, LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS THE W 1/2 OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF SECTION 3, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: CARMEN M. CORTES 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 11th day of June, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 1st DAY OF MAY 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: May 10, 2012, May 17, 2012, May 24, 2012, May 31, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 377808 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 5, 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 11th day of June, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 1st DAY OF MAY 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: May 10, 2012, May 17, 2012, May 24, 2012, May 31, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 381708 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 10, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS UNIT 12, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 13, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: TRAMANDA YOUNG, EVORASHARISMA CAMPBELL-CHAHIN 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 11th day of June, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 1st DAY OF MAY 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: May 10, 2012, May 17, 2012, May 24, 2012, May 31, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 384708 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 2, BLOCK 35, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS UNIT 12, SECTION 19, TOWNSHIP 13 SOUTH, RANGE 18 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, AT PAGE 13 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: CARLOS ALVAREZ, EILEEN ALVAREZ 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 11th day of June, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 1st DAY OF MAY 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: May 10, 2012, May 17, 2012, May 24, 2012, May 31, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 384908 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 6, BLOCK 38, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS UNIT 12, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 13, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: TERRY GAMBLE SR, SHERRY GAMBLE 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 11th day of June, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 1st DAY OF MAY 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: May 10, 2012, May 17, 2012, May 24, 2012, May 31, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 393508 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 50, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS UNIT 14, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 14, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: RICHARD A FAVEAU, RICHARD FAVEAU 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 11th day of June, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 1st DAY OF MAY 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: May 10, 2012, May 17, 2012, May 24, 2012, May 31, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 151709 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: THAT PART OF THE SE 1/4 OF SECTION 20, TOWNSHIP 14 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA LYING SOUTH OF LEVY COUNTY ROAD NO. C-464. LESS AND EXCEPT: A PARCEL OF LAND LOCATED IN THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 20, TOWNSHIP 14 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT THE SW CORNER OF THE SE 1/4 OF SECTION 20, TOWNSHIP 14 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE N. 89 0406 E., ALONG THE SOUTH LINE IF SAID SECTION 20, A DISTANCE OF 1401.98 FEET; THENCE N 01 1647 W., A DISTANCE OF 2155.18 FEET; THENCE S. 76 1726 W A DISTANCE OF 408.03 FEET; THENCE N. 00 0806 E A DISTANCE OF 544.12 FEET TO THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF LEVY COUNTY ROAD NO. C-464; THENCE S. 89 1738 W ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 1011.52 FEET TO THE WEST LINE OF THE SE 1/4 OF SECTION 20, THENCE S. 01 0937 E ALONG SAID WEST LINE, A DISTANCE OF 2612.92 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. LESS AND EXCEPT LANDS DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORD BOOK 874, PAGE 47, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 20, TOWNSHIP 14 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE SE 1/4 OF SECTION 20, TOWNSHIP 14 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE N. 89 0406 E., ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 20, A DISTANCE OF 1401.98 FEET; THENCE N. 01 1647 W. A DISTANCE OF 1349.27 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE N. 01 1647 W., A DISTANCE OF 805.91 FEET; THENCE S. 76 1726 W., A DISTANCE OF 408.03 FEET; THENCE N. 00 0806 E. A DISTANCE OF 544.12 FEET TO THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF LEVY COUNTY ROAD NO. C-464; THENCE N. 89 1738 E., ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 119.47 FEET; THENCE N. 88 4452 E., CONTINUING ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 604.97 FEET TO A NONTANGENT CURVE CONCAVE SOUTHWESTERLY AND HAVING A RADIUS OF 50.68 FEET; THENCE SOUTHERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE 80.39 FEET THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 82 4338, SAID CURVE HAVING A CHORD BEARING S. 48 2704 E., A DISTANCE OF 73.59 FEET TO A POINT ON A CURVE CONCAVE EASTERLY AND HAVING A RADIUS OF 482.60 FEET; THENCE SOUTHERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE 285.68 FEET THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 33 5501, SAID CURVE HAVING A CHORD BEARING S. 24 0244 E., A DISTANCE OF 281.53 FEET TO A POINT OF REVERSE CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE WESTERLY AND HAVING A RADIUS OF 360.40 FEET, SAID CURVE HAVE A CHORD BEARING S. 21 0420 E., A DISTANCE OF 245.72 FEET; THENCE SOUTHERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, 250.75 FEET THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 39 5148; THENCE S. 01 0828 E. A DISTANCE OF 721.14 FEET; THENCE S. 88 5132 W., A DISTANCE OF 583.78 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: G & S VENTURES, LLC 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 11th day of June, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 1st DAY OF MAY 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: May 10, 2012, May 17, 2012, May 24, 2012, May 31, 2012. ---------TOWN OF BRONSON NOTICE OF QUASI-JUDICIAL HEARING PETITION FOR A SPECIAL EXCEPTION Petition No. 2012 02 Applicant(s): APOSTOLIC Faith Temple Location: 465 East Main Street Legal: PARCEL # 03353-000-00 Notice is hereby given that a Quasi-Judicial hear ing will be conducted by the Town Board of Bronson on Monday, June 4th, 2012, at 7:00 PM, in the Council Chambers at 660 East Hathaway Avenue, Bronson, Florida to hear and act upon a request for a Special Exception. Petitioners are requesting permission to place a camping trailer on the above noted property for the use of their pastor during his time in Bronson. That use to be limited to tempo rary use by the pastor as office space and living ac commodations. The church Building has sanitary facili ties, so there is no need for sewer or water connections for the camper. All interested persons are urged to attend this hearing. Comments may be forwarded to the Town of Bronson, PO Box 266, Bronson, Florida 32621, or bring them to the office of the Town Clerk at the Town Hall in Bronson, Florida. If any person decides to appeal the decision of the Town Board with respect to any matter considered at said Public Hearing, he will need to ensure that a ver batim record of the proceedings is made, which includes the testimony and evidence upon which the Appeal is to be based. If any accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, contact the Clerks Office in Town Hall at 352486-2354. Bronson Town Board Bronson, Levy County, Florida Pub.: May 24, 31, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 38-2011-CA001063 GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, Plaintiff, vs. LISA RODRIGUEZ; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF LISA RODRIGUEZ; MARK L. RODRIGUEZ; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARK L. RODRIGUEZ; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); CAMPUS USA CREDIT UNION; BRIGGS & STRATTON POWER PRODUCTS GROUP, LLC A/K/A BRIGGS & STRATTON CORPORATION; LAMAR CENTRAL OUTDOOR, LLC D/B/A THE LAMAR COMPANIES; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRES ENTLY EXISTING, TO GETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, WHETHER UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Levy County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Levy County, Florida, described as: Exhibit A Lot 9, Northwood Heights, according to the plat thereof recorded In Plat Book 5, page 43, public records of Levy County, Florida. A/K/A 35 Easy St Bronson, FL 32621 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, Court Street, Bronson, FL at 11:00 a.m., on June 18, 2012. DATED THIS 25th DAY OF May, 2012. 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 seal of this court on the 25th day of May, 2012. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT PROCEEDINGS: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the sched uled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact the Court Interpreter Program at inter email@example.com Pub.: May 31, June 7, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHT JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 11-CA-1320 Division No. Section. ROSE ACCEPTANCE, INC. Plaintiff(s), vs. ERIC ROARK, et. al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 23, 2012, and entered in Case No. 11CA-1320 of the Circuit Court of the 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida, wherein ROSE ACCEPTANCE, INC. is the Plaintiff and ERIC ROARK ; BREANNA ROARK PRIME ACCEPTANCE CORP; UNKNOWN TEN ANT #1 NKA MINDY PHELFFER are the Defen dants, I will sell to the high est and best bidder for cash are held in the BOCC meeting room in the Levy County Courthouse at 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, Florida at 11:00 a.m. on the 23rd day of July, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to wit: PARCEL #3, OF BLOCK 36, OF UNIVERSITY OAKS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES 15, 15H THROUGH 15M, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME AS A PERMANENT FIX TURE AND APPURTE NANCE THERETO, DE SCRIBED AS; A 1979 LIBERTY DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME BEAR ING IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS 02L12055X AND 02L13055U AND TITLE NUMBERS 16612003 AND 16612002. and commonly known as: 11190 NE 101ST CT, ARCHER, FL 32618 IF YOU ARE A PERSON 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 ENTI TLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. AFTER 60 DAYS, ONLY THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS. DATED at LEVY County, Florida, this 24th day of May, 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP, Clerk LEVY County, Florida By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk In accordance with the Ameri-
www.levyjournalonline.com The Levy County Journal 3CMay 31, 2012Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 cans With Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall, within seven (7) days prior to any proceeding, contact the Administrative Office of the Court, LEVY County, 355 SOUTH COURT STREET, BRONSON FL 32621-County Phone: 352-486-5266, EXT. 238 TDD 1-800-9558771 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. Pub.: May 31, June 7, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2010 CA 000381 SEC.: BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, Plaintiff, v. SEAN P. AULD ; JESSICA AULD ; ANY AND ALL UN KNOWN 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 SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TEN ANTS IN POSSESSION, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated May 23, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 2010 CA 000381 of the Cir cuit Court of the Eighth Ju dicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on, at 11:00 a.m. in the Main Lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida, 32621, relative to the following de scribed property as set forth in the Fina Judgment, to wit: THE WEST 1/2 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTH EAST 1/4, SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. SUBJECT TO AND TOGETHER WITH AN EASEMENT ALONG THE NORTH 30.00 FEET AND THE WEST 30.00 FEET OF THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PARCEL AS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 733, PAGE 804, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2009 LIVE OAK MANUFAC TURED HOME, SERIAL NUMBER LOHGA1081T0&B. 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. 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: ADA Coor dinator, Levy County Court house, 355 South Court Street Bronson, FL 32621; Phone: (352) 486-5266; at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear ance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. DATED AT BRONSON, FLORIDA THIS OF 23rd DAY OF May, 2012. By: Gwen McElroy /s/ for DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub.: May 31, June 7, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2010-CA-000548 Nationwide Advantage Mortgage Company Plaintiff, -vs.Dennis J. Jones and Julie M. Jones, Husband and Wife; James R. Bennett; Bennett Realty, Inc. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated may 23, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-000548 of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida, wherein Nationwide Advantage Mortgage Company, Plaintiff and Dennis J. Jones and Julie M. Jones, Husband and Wife are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE LOBBY AT LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LOCATED AT 355 S. COURT STREET, BRONSON, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on August 20, 2012, the following de scribed property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 10, WOODLAND FARMS, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION IN THE EAST 1/4 OF SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 14 SOUTH, RANGE 18 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DE SCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 18; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 13 MINUTES 37 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 18, A DISTANCE OF 2983.28 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUING SOUTH 00 DEGREES 13 MINUTES 37 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 343.50 FEET; THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 31 MINUTES 23 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 646.63 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 10 MINUTES 10 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 343.51 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 31 MINUTES 23 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 646.98 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN YEAR: 2007, MAKE: MIRAGE, VIN#: HI86541GR AND VIN#: H186541GL, MAN-UFACTURED HOME, WHICH IS PER MANENTLY AFFIXED TO THE ABOVE DE SCRIBED LANDS. AS SUCH IT IS DEEMED TO BE A FIXTURE AND A PART OF THE REAL ESTATE. 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. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator; 201 East Uni versity Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, Florida 32601 (352) 491-4490 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or imme diately upon receiving this notification of the time be fore the scheduled appear ance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. May 24, 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Levy County, Florida By: Gwen McElroy /s/ DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT Pub.: May 31, June 7, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 38-2010-CA000862 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUST COMPANY, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK TRUST COMPANY, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR TO JPMORGAN CHASE BANK N.A. AS TRUSTEE, PLAINTIFF, VS. CHARLENE ROY, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Sum mary Judgment of Foreclosure dated and en tered in CASE NO: 38-2010-CA-000862 of the Cir cuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida wherein THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUST COM PANY, NATIONAL ASSO CIATION FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK TRUST COMPANY, N.A. AS SUC CESSOR TO JPMORGAN CHASE BANK N.A. AS TRUSTEE, is the Plaintiff, and CHARLENE ROY, ET AL., are the Defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, the MAIN LOBBY of the Court house located at 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida 32621 at 11:00 AM on the 6th day of August, 2012, the following de scribed property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 31A, CRESTFIELD TRADING COMPANY REPLAT, AN UNRE CORDED SUBDIVISION IN SECTION 19, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 14 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AS SHOWN IN UNRE CORDED PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 5A, PUBLIC RE CORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS OF 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. (COURT SEAL) Clerk, Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk All Counties in this Circuit: 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 Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., 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.: May 31, June 7, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 38-2010-CA000944 PHH Mortgage Corporation Plaintiff, -vs.Parnick A. Williams; PHH Mortgage Corporation f/k/a PHH Mortgage Services Corporation Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Or der of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 23, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 38-2010-CA-000944 of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida, wherein PHH Mortgage Corporation, Plaintiff and Parnick A. Williams are de fendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE LOBBY AT LEVY COUNTY COURT HOUSE, LOCATED AT 355 S. COURT STREET, BRONSON, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on July 23, 2012, the following de scribed property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: A CONDOMINIUM UNIT, BEING UNIT NO. 2 OF TRES PALMAS CONDOMINIUM, HERE AFTER REFERRED TO AS THE CONDOMINIUM ACCORDING TO A CONDOMINIUM DECLARATION DATED JULY 31, 1981, FILED IN O.R. BOOK 183, PAGE 348 THROUGH 390, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, TOGETHER WITH THE UNDIVIDED INTEREST IN THE COMMON ELEMENTS DESIGNATED IN THE CONDOMINIUM DECLARATION TO APPURTENANT TO SUCH UNIT. 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. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator; 201 East Uni versity Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, Florida 32601 (352) 491-4490 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or imme diately upon receiving this notification of the time be fore the scheduled appear ance 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.: May 31, June 7, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 38-2010-CA001113 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, VS. PABLO A. BLANCO; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROP ERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Or der or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated May 23, 2012, and entered in Case No. 382010CA001113XXXXXX of the Circuit Court in and for Levy County, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP is Plaintiff and PABLO A. BLANCO; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UN KNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UN DER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROP ERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at in the Main Lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, 355 Court Street, Bronson, FL 32621 on Monday at Levy County, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 23rd day of July, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 3 AND 6, BLOCK E, REPLAT OF SUNNY HIGHLANDS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 55, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act 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. DATED at Bronson, Florida, on May 24, 2012. (COURT SEAL) DANNY SHIPP Clerk, Circuit court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ As Deputy Clerk Pub.: May 31, June 7, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 38-2010-CA001166 DIVISION: HOUSEHOLD FINANCE CORPORATION III, Plaintiff, vs. STEVEN E. WARD et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated May 23, 2012 and entered in Case No. 38-2010-CA-001166 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida wherein HOUSEHOLD FINANCE CORPORATION III is the Plaintiff and STEVEN E. WARD; PALISADES COLLECTION LLC ASSIGNEE OF HSBC; 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 20th day of August, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 5, BLOCK C, WILSON ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 14, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 18551 NE 60TH STREET, 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 May 24, 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.: May 31, June 7, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No. 382010CA0001389 PHH MORTGAGE CORPORATION, PLAINTIFF, VS. JACQUELINE A. TIMMONS, ET AL. DEFENDANT(S). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 23, 2012 in the above action, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Levy, Florida, on June 25, 2012, at 11:00 A.M. at Lobby of Levy County Courthouse (usually) or Board of Commissioners meeting room 355 S. Court St., Bronson, FL 32621 for the following described property: LOT 6, BLOCK 4, OAK KNOLL ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 18, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 1983 CHANDLER DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME BEARING ID #S GAFL2AD51055654 & GAFL2BD51055654 AND TITLE #S 20395427 & 20395431 NOW LO CATED THEREON. 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. The Court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time of sale shall be published as provided herein. DATED: May 24, 2012 By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk of the Court 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, Ms. Jan Phillips at 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601; telephone number 352-3376237 two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired, call the Florida Relay Services at 1-800 955-8771 (TTY); if you are voice impaired, call the Florida Relay Services at 1-800-955-8770. Pub.: May 31, June 7, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 38-2010-CA001418 DIVISION: HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR DEUTSCHE ALT-B SECURITIES MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2006-AB1, Plaintiff, VS. PATRICIA KLEIN A/K/A PATRICIA ANN KLEIN et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated May 22, 2012 and entered in Case No. 38-2010-CA-001418 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida wherein HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUS TEE FOR DEUTSCHE ALT-B SECURITIES MORT GAGE LOAN TRUST, SE RIES 2006-AB1 is the Plaintiff and PATRICIA KLEIN A/K/A PATRICIA ANN KLEIN; THE UN KNOWN LEGAL NOTICES
www.levyjournalonline.com The Levy County Journal4CMay 31, 2012Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 LEGAL NOTICESSPOUSE OF PATRICIA KLEIN A/K/A PATRICIA ANN KLEIN N/K/A CONRAD KLEIN; TENANT #1 N/K/A REBECCA SOVERNS, and TENANT #2 N/K/A NICHOLAS SOVERNS N/K/A NICHOLAS SOVERNS 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 COURT HOUSE at 11:00 AM, on the 20th day of August, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 8, PRAIRIE ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 1, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 7790 SE 181ST COURT, 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 May 24, 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. Univer sity Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601; Phone: 352-3376237; Fax: 352-374-5238. Pub.: May 31, June 7, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION: CASE NO.: 38-2011-CA-470 AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC, Plaintiff, VS. CHARLES W. MILTON; KIMBERLY H. MILTON; UNKNOWN TENANT (S); IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 22nd day of May, 2012, and entered in Case No. 382011-CA-470, of the Circuit Court of the 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida, wherein AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC is the Plaintiff and CHARLES W. MILTON, KIMBERLY H. MILTON and UNKNOWN TENANT (S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defen dants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the high est and best bidder for cash at the LOBBY FO THE LEVY COUNTY COURT HOUSE ON MONDAYS, 355 SOUTH COURT STREET, BRONSON, FL 32621, 11:00 AM on the 9th day of July, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: EXHIBIT A Lot 15, BULLOCKS SUBDIVISION, as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book I, Page(s) 50, Public Records of Levy County, Florida. TOGETHER WITH a strip of land lying immedi ately West of Lot 15, BULLOCKS SUBDIVI SION. as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page(s) 50, Public Re cords of Levy County, Florida, being more par ticularly described as fol lows: Commence at the Northeast corner of said SE 1/4 and run thence N.864035W. along the North lint of said SE 1/4 a distance of 183.43 feet; thence S.004328E.a distance of 5.42 feet to the Northwest corner of Lot 17 said BULLOCKS SUBDIVISION; thence S.004328 E. along the West line of said BULLOCKS SUBDIVISION a distance of 450.24 feel to the South right of way line of Bee Tree Drive per said BULLOCKS SUBDIVISION and the Northwest corner of said Lot I5 and the point of beginning of the herein described parcel: thence continue S.004328E. along the said West line a distance of 135.63 feet to the Southwest corner of said Lot 15; thence N.882136W. a distance of 10.34 feet; thence N.0005.42E. a distance of 124.80 feet; thence N.003409W. a distance of 10.77 feet; thence S.882136E a distance of 8.52 feet to the point of beginning. 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. Under the American with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis tance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at firstname.lastname@example.org DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: May 31, June 7, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 38-2011-CA000509 LENDMARK FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC., Plaintiff, vs. SUZANNE A. HARRIS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SUZANNE A. HARRIS; ORSEN A. NEWCOMB A/K/A ORSON A. NEWCOMB; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ORSEN A. NEWCOMB A/K/A ORSON A. NEWCOMB; JOHN L. CASE; IF LIVING, IN CLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DE FENDANT(S), IF REMAR RIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UN KNOWN HEIRS, DEVI SEES, GRANTEES, AS SIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); GREEN POINT CREDIT; IRONWOOD HOMES OF HOMOSASSA, INC., AS DISSOLVED CORPORA TION; WHETHER DIS SOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Levy County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Levy County, Florida, described as: Lot 7, SUNSHINE ESTATES 3RD ADDITION, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 62, of the Public Record of Levy County, Florida To include a: 1999 REDM VIN FLA14613791A 0080603612 1999 REDM VIN FLA14613791B 0080603647 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, Court Street, Bronson, FL at 11:00 a.m., on June 25, 2012. DATED THIS 24th DAY OF May, 2012. 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 seal of this court on the 24th day of May, 2012. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT PROCEEDINGS: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the sched uled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact the Court Interpreter Program at inter email@example.com. Pub.: May 31, June 7, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION: CASE NO.: 38-2011-CA000999 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, VS. ROSEMARIE B MANALO; WINDING RIVER PRESERVE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC; JUANITO S MANALO JR; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated this 23rd dav of May, 2012, and entered in Case No. 38-2011-CA-000999, of the Circuit Court of the 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and ROSEMARIE B MANALO, WINDING RIVER PRESERVE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC and JUANITO S MANALO JR IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE ON MONDAYS, 355 SOUTH COURT STREET, BRONSON, FL 32621,1 1:00 AM on the 9th day of July, 2012, the fol lowing described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Exhibit A Winding River Preserve Tract 102 A parcel of land in Sections 10 and 15, Township 11 South, Range 16 East, Levy County, Florida, said parcel being more particu larly described as follows: For a Point of Reference, commence at Point A as defined in the description for the Portion along NE Asbell Creek Road in Exhibit D of the Declaration of Restric tions and Protective Cove nants for Winding River Preserve as recorded in Official Records Book 947, page 157, public records of Levy County, Florida, being a point lying at the approxi mate intersection of NE,Asbell Creek Road with NE Jones Road, and being approximately 4079 feet East and 2011 feet North of the SW corner of Section 16, Township 11 South, Range 16 East thence N 311954 E, 50.48 feet, to a point on that portion of the boundary the Common Property described in said Exhibit 0 that lies at the Northeast corner of the in tersection of NE Asbell Creek Road with NE Jones Road; thence, along that portion of the boundary of said Common Property that lies along the North side of NE Asbell Creek Road, until otherwise noted, run N 834438 E, 257.60 feet; thence N 655136 E, 238.58 feet; thence N 540902 E, 563.97 feet; thence N 610807 E, 1302.39 feet; thence N 494444 E, 466.56 feet; thence N 650138 E, 795.36 feet; thence N 744121 E, 1010.64 feet; thence N 431432 E, 160.40 feet, to the Point of Beginning; thence N 143305 E, 586.12 feet; thence N 074258 W, 431.41 feet; thence N 332210 W, 281.15 feet; thence N 462609 W, 413.27 feet; thence, departing said boundary of the Common Property, run S 704327 W, 869.11 feet; thence 2 071413 E, 537.63 feet; thence N 882933 E, 641.18 feet; thence S 334815 E, 857.16 feet, to close on the Point of Beginning. 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. Under the American with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis tance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at firstname.lastname@example.org Dated this 24th day of May, 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: May 31, June 7, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 38-2011-CA001010 DIVISION: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, Plaintiff, VS. JOSEPH M. LAND, SR., et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated May 23, 2012 and entered in Case No. 38-2011-CA-001010 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP is the Plaintiff and JOSEPH M. LAND, SR.; CHIQUITA L. LAND; 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 23rd day of July, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 2, SOUTHERN OAKS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 40, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 9150 NW 60TH AVENUE, CHIEFLAND, FL 32626-0000 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 May 24, 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. Univer sity Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601; Phone: 352-3376237; Fax: 352-374-5238. Pub.: May 31, June 7, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 38-2011-CA-1029 DRUMMOND COMMUNITY BANK, A Florida Banking Corporation, Plaintiff, v. MICHAEL A. PITTS, and THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO F.S. CHAPTER 45 NOTICE is given that pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 23, 2012, in Civil Case No. 382011-CA 1029 of the Circuit Court, Eighth Judicial Circuit, In And For Levy County Florida, wherein Drummond Community Bank, a Florida Banking Corporation, is Plaintiff, and Michael A. Pitts and The United States of America, Internal Revenue Service, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, in the front lobby of the Levy County Court house, 355 S. Court St., Bronson, Levy County, Florida, at 11:00 oclock A.M. on the 25th day of June, 2012, the following described property, located in Levy County, Florida: Lots 6, 7, 8 and 9, LESS the West 50 feet of Lot 6, HARDEETOWN ANNEX, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 2, page 76, of the Public Records of Levy County, Florida. 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 24th day of May, 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: May 31, June 7, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 38-2011-CA-1030 DRUMMOND COMMUNITY BANK, A Florida Banking Corporation, Plaintiff, v. MICHAEL A. PITTS, and THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO F.S. CHAPTER 45 NOTICE is given that pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 23, 2012, in Civil Case No. 382011-CA 1030 of the Circuit Court, Eighth Judicial Circuit, In And For Levy County Florida, wherein Drummond Community Bank, a Florida Banking Corporation, is Plaintiff, and Michael A. Pitts and The United States of America, Internal Revenue Service, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, in the front lobby of the Levy County Court house, 355 S. Court St., Bronson, Levy County, Florida, at 11:00 oclock A.M. on the 25th day of June, 2012, the following described property, located in Levy County, Florida: A portion of Lot 1, Block B, Drummond Estates, according to the plat recorded in Plat Book 3, page 48 of the public records of Levy County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Begin at the Northeast corner of said Lot 1; thence run South 005217 East, along the East line of said Lot 1, a distance of 177.69 feet to the Northeast corner of that certain tract of land described in Deed Book 107, page 265 of the pub lics records of Levy County, Florida; thence run South 891637 West, along the North line of said land described in Deed Book 107, page 265, a distance of 185.00 feet to the Northwest corner of said land described in Deed Book 107, page 265; thence run North 005217 West, parallel with the East line of said Lot 1, a distance of 176.37 feet to the North line of Lot 1; thence run North 882713 East, along said North line, a distance of 185.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. 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. (COURT SEAL) DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: May 31, June 7, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR. LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 38-2012-CP000071 IN RE: ESTATE OF JACK J. TYSON, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JACK J. TYSON, deceased, whose date of death was April 6, 2012, 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, Florida 32621. The names and addresses of the personal representa tives and the personal rep resentatives attor-
www.levyjournalonline.com The Levy County Journal 5CMay 31, 2012Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923ney 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 no tice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUB LICATION OF THIS NO TICE OR THIRTY (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 THREE (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 PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this notice is May 31, 2012. Personal Representatives: /s/ Patrick Ryan Tyson /s/ Catharine Tyson Beattie Attorney for Personal Representatives: THEODORE M. BURT, P.A. Attorney at Law By: Theodore M. Burt /s/ Florida Bar Number 172404 114 Northeast First Street Post Office Box 308 Trenton, Florida 32693 (352) 463-2348 Pub.: May 31, June 7, 2012. ---------NOTICE FROM SCHOOL BOARD OF LEVY COUNTY Due to a conflict in scheduling with the City of Willistons 4th of July Celebration/ Parade, the School Board of Levy County voted to reschedule the TIME of the July 3, 2012 Board Meeting from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. Please mark your calendars accordingly. The Public is always welcome to attend School Board Meetings held at 480 Marshburn Drive, Bronson. If you have any questions please contact Pam Morrison, Secretary to the Superintendent at 4865231. Pub.: May 31, 2012. ---------------------------------------------NOTICES FOR BID ---------------------------INVITATION TO BID NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, hereby calls for and re quests sealed bids for: AGENT OF RECORD/ BROKER SERVICES FOR EMPLOYEE BENEFITS Placement and Administration of Employee Group Health, Vision, Dental and Life Insurance Benefits. Submittal Deadline: June 5th, 2012 2:00 p.m. EST Detailed information and specifications on the above may be obtained by contacting Jacqueline Martin, Human Resource Manager Levy County Board of County Commissioners 355 South Court Street Bronson, FL 32621 Phone (352) 486-5219 E-Mail:martinjp@circuit8. org Pub.: May 24, 31, 2012. ---------Elizabeths KITCHENCHICKEN KIEVPlace in a small bowl: 1 cup butter softened 2 tablespoon parsley 1 clove garlic, minced 11/4 tsp. tarragon 3/4 tsp. salt & 1/8 tsp. pepper Mix until blended. Shape into a 6 inch square and freeze for 45 minutes. 6 skinless, boneless chicken breasts 1/4 tsp. salt & 1/8 tsp. pepper 2 large eggs 1/2 cup our 2 cups breadcrumbs Place chicken between two sheets of heavy plastic wrap or inside a gallon freezer bag. Using a rolling pin atten to 1/4 inch thickness. Remove and season with salt and pepper. Cut butter into 12 pieces and place in the center of each breast. Fold long sides over butter. Fold ends over and secure with toothpicks. Beat eggs. Dredge chicken in our, egg, then breadcrumbs. Chill for at least one hour and can be left overnight. Be sure the butter is not showing and is completely covered with the breading. Heat 1/2 cup oil to 350 degrees and fry chicken until golden brown. CHICKEN SALAD WITH GRAPES In a large bowl combine: 2 1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken 1 cup thinly sliced celery 1 cup halved seedless green grapes optional 1/4 cup chopped onion Mix thoroughly in another large bowl: 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 1 1/2 tsp. prepared mustard 1/2 tsp. salt & 1/8 tsp. pepper Add chicken and stir well to coat. Refrigerate for one hour before serving. Can be used to ll a cantaloupe that has been sliced in half and seeds removed. BAKED CHICKEN REUBEN4 whole boneless skinless chicken breasts 1/4 tsp. salt & 1/8 tsp. pepper 16 ounces sauerkraut 4 slices Swiss Cheese 1 1/4 cups ousand Island dressing Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease a large baking dish. Place chicken in a single layer and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Press all excess liquid from sauerkraut and discard. Place sauerkraut on the chicken and arrange cheese on top. Pour dressing evenly. Cover with lid or aluminum foil and bake for 1 1/2 hours.USCIS Launches Online Immigration SystemAgency begins transition from paper-based to online environment U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today launched the rst phase of its electronic immigration bene ts system, known as USCIS ELIS. e system has been created to modernize the process for ling and adjudicating immigration bene ts. Today marks a signi cant milestone in our agencys history, said USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas. We have launched the foundation for the web-based future of our agency and our immigration bene ts system. USCIS ELIS will transform how we interact with our customers and how we manage the 6-7 million applications we receive each year. is initial launch brings the agency closer to realizing the future of immigration services. Beginning today, individuals can establish a USCIS ELIS account and apply online to extend or change their nonimmigrant status for certain visa types. Eligible individuals include foreign citizens who travel to the United States temporarily to study, conduct business, receive medical treatment, or visit on vacation. USCIS ELIS will also enable USCIS o cers to review and adjudicate online lings from multiple agency locations across the country. Historically, USCIS customers have had to apply for most bene ts by mail and USCIS employees then review paper les and ship documents between o ces to complete their adjudication. Todays launch signi es an important step forward and is the rst of several releases. Future releases will add form types and functions to the system, gradually expanding to cover ling and adjudication for all USCIS immigration bene ts. is important transition for Americas immigration bene ts system will take time and continued dedication to fully implement. Following this rst release, USCIS anticipates making adjustments and improvements in response to user feedback. is process will enable USCIS to continually enhance the user experience for both customers and USCIS employees. It will also allow the agency to smooth the transition to electronic ling over time, mindful of those individuals without computer access and the agencys commitment to serve our diverse customer base. Bene ts of using USCIS ELIS include ling applications and paying fees online, shorter processing times, and the ability to update user pro les, receive notices, and respond to requests electronically. e system also includes tools to combat fraud and identify national security concerns. Visit www.uscis.gov/uscis-elis to take a tour of the new system, learn about eligibility and the bene ts of using USCIS ELIS, and nd frequently asked questions. For more information on USCIS and its programs, please visit www. uscis.gov or follow us on Twitter (@uscis), YouTube (/uscis) and the USCIS blog e Beacon.Levy County e School Board of Levy County will be sponsoring a Summer Feeding Program for Children at approved sites from June 11 August 9, 2012. Nutritionally balanced meals will be provided to all children regardless of race, color, sex, disability, age or national origin during summer vacation when school breakfasts and lunches are not available. All children, 18 years old and younger, if an open site, are eligible for meals at no charge, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. e programs are only approved for geographical areas of need where 50 percent or more of the children qualify for free and reduced-price meals during the school year. Please note the following information: Open summer feeding sites located at schools provide meals to all children in the immediate vicinity in addition to those enrolled in summer school. Open restricted sites are open on a rst come, rst serve basis to all children of the community at large. Closed sites interested individuals should check with the site location with attendance inquiries. Bronson Elementary School, 400 Ishie Avenue, Bronson, FL Open Site Opens June 11 August 1, 2012, Monday ursday with the following exceptions: June 15, 22, and 29, 2012; July 4, 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2012. Lunch will be served from 12:00 12:30 p.m.Cedar Key School, 951 Whiddon Avenue, Cedar Key, FL Open SiteOpens July 9 August 2, 2012, Monday ursday with the following exceptions: July 2 6; and July 13, 20, and 27, 2012. Lunch will be served 11:30 12:00 p.m.Chie and Elementary School, 811 N.W. 4th Drive, Chie and, FL Open Site Opens June 11 August 9, 2012, Monday ursday with the following exceptions: July 4, 2012. Lunch will be served from 12:00 12:30 p.m. VFW 5625, 1104 South Main Street, Chie and, FL Open SiteOpens June 11 August 9, 2012, Monday ursday with the following exceptions: July 4, 2012. Lunch will be served from 11:15 11:45 a.m. Williston Elementary School, 801 South Main Street, Williston, FL Open SiteOpens June 18 August 2, 2012, Monday ursday with the followings exceptions: June 15, 22, and 29; July 4 and 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2012. Lunch will be served from 12:00 12:30 p.m. e following is an open restricted summer feeding site:Kountry Kids Learning Center, Inc., 301 N.W. 10th Street, Chie and, FL Open Restricted Site Opens June 11 August 9, 2012, Monday ursday with the following exceptions: July 4, 2012. Lunch will be served from 11:30 12:00 p.m. e following are closed summer feeding sites:Bronson High School, 351 Ishie Avenue, Bronson, FL Closed SiteOpens June 11 28, 2012, Monday ursday with the following exceptions: June 15 22, 2012. Lunch will be served from 11:30 12:00 p.m.Chie and High School, 808 North Main Street, Chie and, FL Closed Site Opens June 18 28, 2012, Monday ursday with the following exception: June 22, 2012. Lunch will be served from 12:00 12:30 p.m.Joyce Bullock Elementary School, 130 S.W. 3rd Street, Williston, FL Closed Site Opens July 9 August 2, 2012, Monday ursday with the following exceptions: July 13, 20, and 27, 2012. Lunch will be served from 11:00 11:30 a.m.Williston Middle School, 20550 N.W. 42nd Place, Williston, FL Closed Site Opens June 18 July 12, 2012, Monday ursday with the following exceptions: June 22 and 29, 2012; July 4 5, 2012. Lunch will be served from 12:00 12:30 p.m.Williston High School, 427 West Noble Avenue, Williston, FL Closed SiteOpens June 18 28, 2012, Monday ursday with the following exceptions: June 22, 2012. Lunch will be served from 1:00 1:30 p.m. New Abundant Life Ministry, 131 North Main Street, Williston, FL Closed SiteOpens June 18 August 1, 2012, Monday Wednesday with the following exceptions: June 1; June 4 8; June 11 15; June 22; June 29, 2012; July 4; July 6; July 13; July 20; nor July 2, 2012. Lunch will be served from 12:00 12:30 p.m. House of Restoration Shalom, Inc., 239 South Main Street, Williston, FL Closed Site Opens June 18 June 21, 2012, Monday ursday. Lunch will be served from 12:00 12:30 p.m. Persons interested in additional information regarding the Summer Food Program may contact Becky Tyson, Coordinator of Food Service, School Board of Levy County, at (352) 486-5244. To le a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Director, O ce of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 202509410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.School Board of Levy County Summer Feeding Program for Children JournalYour Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923call 352-490-4462 or email advertising@ levyjournal.com 310 Dock Street, Cedar Key 352-543-5738 ALL YOU CAN EAT SEAFOOD All day EverydayALL YOU CAN EAT SEAFOODFriday & Saturday Night 5 to 10 p.m.ALL YOU CAN EAT SEAFOODFriday Night 5 to 10 p.m. 352-490-4906352-486-38806 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 Wal-Mart on East side of US 19, Chie and157 N. 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www.levyjournalonline.com The Levy County Journal6CMay 31, 2012Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 by Lisa Statham Posteraro Williston Elementary School principal Marla Hiers, along with assistant principal Angel omas, welcomed members of the School Board of Levy County to the campus. Joining Paige Brookins, retiring board member Beth Davis, Robert Philpot and Rick Turner were county o ce personnel Bob Hastings, superintendent; Bob Clemons, director of nance; Je Edison, director of administration; and Patrick Wnek, director of curriculum. is is our annual visit from the entire group, said Hiers. Weve come to view it as a tradition. e board members, as a group, visit the campus of each Levy County public school at least once throughout the year. e group arrived on campus following a lengthy morning board meeting in Bronson. ey all had such positive, upbeat things to say about our students and sta their good manners, their outgoing personalitiesas well as our well-maintained physical plant itself, said Hiers. Im always impressed when I come to Williston Elementarytheres a good feeling here as soon as I walk on campus. Its obvious that the members of the sta really care for each othersupport each otherit has a good atmosphere, so that makes it a good school, said Philpot. I got to talk with some kidsof course, for many of them, I taught their mamas and daddies, he chuckled. It was an honor to have them visit, said Hiers. Im really proud of our sta and student body, so it makes all of us feel good to be praised for doing the right thing. As she nishes her third term, Davis had this to say. Its been an honor and privilege [to serve as a board member]. As we all know, there have been lots of changes in education, and our schools are having to raise the bar every year to meet the requirements put out by the state. Considering all these changes in education, Im really proud of what our board has accomplished along with our teachers, students and other sta members at all the schools. She agreed with Philpot that she loved the atmosphere [at WES]. Everyone is so friendly, and theres always such a positive feeling. I love visiting the school. Davis invited those within earshot to come visit the business she is opening after she completes this third term, e Salty Needle, a fabric shop that features quilting. (Her fatherin-law, R. B. Davis, was a county commissioner for many years.) Fellow board member, Cameron Asbell, was unable to join the group as he had a prior commitment, a parent-teacher conference for one of his children! omas, who was recently named principal of Chie and Elementary School, commented, We had a great visit with the school board members and district sta While I am always eager to show o our students, sta and school, in general, it is a little sad knowing this is the last time that I will be here as an assistant principal when they come for their annual visit. I love working at Williston Elementary School, and I will miss the family atmosphere here among the sta and students. I feel honored to have been a part of it for the past two years! (Joyce Bullock Elementary School assistant principal Melissa Lewis will be taking over for omas.) WES appreciates our school board, concluded Hiers. School Board Members Visit WESDuring lunch, the visitors from the School Board of Levy County stop by Lisa Posteraros classroom for a photo opp. Students wh o were inside having lunch or working on projects joined the group. The students in the foreground are Kaley Clinkscales, Caroline Pudlo, Carly Wilson, Hanna Garboski, Cheyenne Bell, Caitlyn Fries, Grace Suggs, Will McCoy, Jaden Malveaux and Ericha Turner. Behind them are superi ntendent Bob Hastings; director of curriculum, Patrick Wnek; ass istant principal Angel Thomas; director of nance, Bob Clemons; principal Marla Hiers; director of administration, Je Edison; board members Rick Turner, Robert Philpot, Paige Brookins and Beth Davis.Regular Meeting April 17, 2012 Levy County Board of County Commissioners e Regular Meeting of the Board of Levy County Commissioners was held on April 17, 2012 at 9:00 AM in the Levy County Board of County Commissioners meeting room, with the following Commissioners present: Chairman Danny Stevens Comm. Marsha Drew Comm. Ryan Bell Comm. Chad Johnson Also present were: County Attorney Anne Bast Brown County Coordinator Fred Moody Assistant to the County Coordinator Dick Tummond Chairman Stevens called the meeting to order at 9:00 AM. Comm. Johnson gave the invocation, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. EXPENDITURES Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the following expenditures presented for payment. Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES. CHECK NUMBER 107763-107886 FUND AMOUNT GENERAL REVENUE 360,517.68 ROAD 10,858.08 SHIP 771.05 NSP 33.25 TRANSPORTATION 1,140.41 911 15,010.07 COURT FACILITIES 93.81 PROGRESS ENERGY 728.45 EMS 35,668.48 FIRE 72,661.84 TOURIST 4,867.52 CDBG 49.45 UTILITIES 906.21 ADD COURT COSTS 3,833.26 LANDFILL 10,101.49 TOTAL $517,241.05 TOURIST DEVELOPMENT Carol McQueen, Director Requesting approval of Tourist Development Councils recommendation for one new TDC Vacant seat appointment and re-appointment of four members for an additional term. Mrs. McQueen spoke to the Board and informed everyone of the upcoming Kayak Fishing Tournament coming up April 21st in Yankeetown, the Wild Hog Canoe Race on April 28th and the Cedar Key Arts Festival on April 28th and 29th. Mrs. McQueen then introduced Capt. Rick Le les and requested Board approval of appointing him to the Tourist Development Councils vacant seat on the recommendation by the TDC. Comm. Drew made a motion to appoint Capt. Rick Le les to the TDC as requested. Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES. Mrs. McQueen requested approval of the Board to re-appoint the remaining four members to the TDC: Comm. Stevens Chris Brown Norm Fugate Kathy CarverAfter discussion of the selection process for TDC Board members Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the recommendations as presented. Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES. Comm. Bell votes NO.COUNTY ATTORNEY Atty. Brown requested approval of the Board for a nonagenda item. Comm. Johnson made motion to hear a non-agenda item as requested by Atty. Brown. Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES. Atty. Brown requested a decision by the Board regarding participation in the litigation challenging HB 5301, the recently adopted Medicaid legislation. e Florida Association of Counties Board of Directors voted at a recent meeting to appear as a plainti in a lawsuit challenging Chapter 2012-33, the recent legislation governing Medicaid and revenue share withholding and to hire special counsel from the rm, Bryant, Miller & Olive. Levy Countys share to participate in the litigation would be $1,000. Comm. Drew made a motion to approve participation in the litigation as presented. Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES. A. Requesting approval of settlement Claim Form in BellSouth Repair Claim Litigation and authorize Chair to sign Claim Form. Atty. Brown requested approval of the settlement with BellSouth regarding a class action lawsuit and authorize the Chair to sign the Claim Form. Comm. Drew made a motion to accept the settlement as presented and authorize the Chair to sign the Claim Form. Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES. B. Request direction regarding solid waste licensing, ow control, and franchising and, if applicable, approval of proposal of Nabors, Giblin & Nickerson for legal services for completion of licensing ordinance, ow control regulations, and notice procedure for privatization of solid waste collections and disposal. Atty. Brown requested direction on whether it desires to pursue licensing of solid waste haulers, ow control provisions, and statutory notice with an eye towards future franchising and, if so, requested approval of NGN for the required services. After discussion, the Commissioners agreed to TABLE this item until the next meeting to get more information. COUNTY COORDINATOR Fred Moody Presenting an amendment to the Nabors, Giblin & Nickerson Agreement regarding the EMS Tax Assessment Program. Mr. Moody presented and requested Board approval of the amendment to the Nabors, Giblin & Nickerson Agreement regarding the EMS Tax Assessment Program. is will increase the amount to Nabors, Giblin & Nickerson by $7,175. Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the amendment to the agreement as requested. Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT Mark S. Johnson, Director Requesting permission to purchase new computers for Emergency Operations Center, replacing obsolete computers. Mr. Johnson requested Board approval to purchase new computers for Emergency Operations Center, replacing obsolete computers. is purchase will be funded by the Emergency Management Performance Grant, which is a non-matching grant. e bids received for (5) desktop computers are as follows: Havoc PC $7,995.53 TigerDirect $9,163.62 Dell $8,765.00 e bids received for (13) laptop computers are as follows: Howard Technology $12,147.98 CDW-G $12,284.85 HP $19,136.00 Mr. Johnson stated his recommendation is to purchase the (5) desktop computers from Havoc PC and the (13) laptop computers from Howard Technology. Four of the existing computers will be given to Building & Zoning for Damage Assessment, four will be given to the Library Department, two will go to the Board o ce and there will be three available if another department has a need for them. Comm. Bell made a motion to approve the purchase of computers as recommended by Mr. Johnson. Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES. PUBLIC SAFETY David Knowles, Director Requesting approval to submit a series of grant applications for the Florida Department o f Health EMS Rural Matching Grant. ese grants require the signature of Board Chairman. Mr. Knowles requested Board approval to submit a series of grant application for the Florida Department of Health EMS Rural Matching Grant. ere are ten grants, nine of which are for EMS and one is for Levy County Fire/Rescue. Comm. Drew made a motion to approve all of the Grant Applications as presented. Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES. COMMISSIONERS REPORTS Comm. Johnson Requesting Board approval of the Interlocal Agreement relating to the establishment of Florida Leaders Organized for Water (FLOW). Comm. Johnson gave a report of the FLOW organization to the Board and made a motion for the Board to approve the Interlocal Agreement making Levy County a participant. e following counties and municipalities have representatives currently participating in the FLOW organization: Alachua County Lafayette County Town of White Springs Bradford County Suwannee County City of High Springs Clay County Levy County City of MacClenny Columbia County Taylor County Hamilton County Dixie County Town of Branford Gilchrist County City of Keystone Heights Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES. Comm. Bell then made a motion to appoint Comm. Johnson to serve on FLOW organization. Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES. Comm. Johnson gave a report of the last Broadband meeting. Comm. Johnson gave information regarding an upcoming event, Cycle for Education Foundation, which will take place this Saturday, April 21st. All money received will be used for Classroom Grants. Comm. Drew gave information on the rst annual Nature Coast Challenge Kayak & Canoe Fishing Tournament taking place this Saturday, April 21st in Yankeetown. Comm. Bell stated the Cedar Key Art Festival will be on April 28th and 29th. Comm. Stevens stated the Tri-County Pregnancy Center fundraising event this Saturday, April 21st at Rhino Outdoors. Comm. Stevens stated he had a meeting last week with the newly appointed Chief Judge and Atty. Brown and report this change will head things in a brand new direction in how Court Administration operates. He stated he was assured con icts will soon be going away if they havent already. Renate Cannon thanked Comm. Stevens for sending the continued on page 7C
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STARZ and related channels and service marks are property of Starz Entertainment, LLC. All new customers are subject to a one-time, non-refundable processing fee.by Lisa Statham Posteraro Weve got company comin tomorrow! Via an announcement over the PA system, Williston Elementary School principal Marla Hiers encouraged sta and students alike to help spruce up the campus in preparation for a visit from the members of the School Board of Levy County. After noticing trash around one of the receptacles on campus, Nancy Bowman, a 5th grade teacher at WES, invited her students to take a trash bag outside and help out. After theyd nished their nal science assessment, a group went all over the south end of the campus. Candy wrappers, plastic straws from drink cartons, broken pencils and water bottle labels were among the items they bagged. Were also short a couple of custodians, so it is very important that we all pitch in and do our part, said Hiers. It helps keep the school clean, said Terrell Bolton and Juan Bautista, two students who hustled to nd as much trash as they could. ey had procured a bag from Bernita HawkinsSmith, one of the schools custodians. I dont want [WES] to be a dirty schoolit should be clean, not just when company is coming, added Terrell. Mathew Dillon noted, It keeps the environment healthy. I feel bad when other people litter, said Samantha Ryalls. I feel good when I pick up other peoples trash. Its the adults responsibility to teach citizenship early on. Sweeping around our own back door literally is a valuable lesson to learn at any age.Fifth graders Terrell Bolton, Juan Bautista, Mathew Dillon, Samantha Ryalls and Alyssa Carmichael ll the bottom of a plastic bag as they scour the campus, picking up litter. Teaching Good Citizenship e Our Santa Fe River non-pro t group is speaking loud and clear that our waterways need some help and the picture included here says it all. e recent ugly algae outbreak on the Santa Fe River is a sight to behold enough to make your eyes cry and itch too. OSFR hosted a public hearing on May 29 which included Suwannee River Water Management District and area experts on our waterways. Algal blooms are clogging the river and at least one test sample has contained a potentially harmful cyanobacterium, Anabaena circinalis. ese particular blue-green algae produce a known neurotoxin in Australia, but have not been proven to be toxic in Florida or the United States. Algal outbreaks are caused by low water conditions, heat, and pollution in the form of nitrates. It is important to understand both the causes of these current conditions as well as their impacts. e health of our waters is important not only environmentally but also economically. It is critical for us to understand why our springs and river are su ering, because the livelihoods of our community and our recreationand ecotourism-based businesses depend on the health of our springs and rivers. For more information contact: Merrillee Malwitz-Jipson, President, Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (nonpro t organization), 352/222-8893, or firstname.lastname@example.orgCanoeing the Santa Fe includes experiencing other-worldly-looking algal blooms at the present time. Hang onto that oar. Photo by photographer, John Moran for Earthjustice. Santa Fe River Clogged with Algal Blooms 352.275.6897 Give us a call! 7 We are LOCALand AFFORDABLE Websites from $250!! !Logos, Brochures, Video Production We come to you ! Web Design Graphic Design Social Media DeBerryMarketing.com Calling All Dogs! Seeking Two Lovable, Talented Canines For Ocala Civic Theatres Summer Youth ProductionAuditions for two dogs to play Bruiser and Rufus in Ocala Civic eatres summer youth production of Legally Blonde: e Musical will be held on Monday, June 25 at 6 p.m. Based on the 2001 hit lm starring Reese Witherspoon, this is the story of Elle Woods, the perky-in-pink California blonde sorority girl. When Elle moves across the country to enroll at Harvard Law School, hoping to win back her handsome but pompous ex-boyfriend, she brings along her beloved pet chihuahua, Bruiser. Elle soon makes friends with ditzy hair stylist Paulette, who has a cherished pet of her own: Rufus the bulldog. In this show, dogs are womans, not mans, best friend! Both Bruiser and Rufus will be played by real dogs in the stage production. e dogs cast in the roles do not have to be the exact breeds (bulldog and chihuahua) as the dogs in the movie, but they need to be well-behaved, intelligent, obedient, lovable, talented, and have a basic level of training. For additional information, call Mary Britt at (352) 236-2851, ext. 104.