Levy County journal
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Title: Levy County journal
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: R.B. Child
Place of Publication: Bronson Fla
Publication Date: 06-21-2012
Frequency: weekly
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began May 1, 1928.
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Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923www.levyjournalonline.com VOL. 88, NO. 51 50 CENTS THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012 Will Irby’s Florida StoriesIllustration by Alexander KeySee page 3ASee page 2ASee page 6ASee Levy Life page 2B EsmeraldaA Cedar Key Mystery, Part II By Kathy HilliardEditor e Primary Election is coming up from August 4 to 11 in early voting and August 14 for voting day. Here are a few items you might need to know to be ready to vote in the Primary for the person you want to hold o ce in Levy County and represent you. Florida is a closed primary state. If you wish to vote in a partisan (di erent party a liations) primary election, you must be a registered voter in the party for which the primary is being held so if you are a registered Republican you can only vote for a Republican candidate and if you are a registered Democrat you can only vote for the Democratic candidate. In the non partisan (NP) races, voters of all party a liations can vote for the non partisan candidate (these are the judicial and school board races). If a race has candidates that are only of one party … and … will have no opposition in the general election, then all voters, regardless of party a liation may vote in the primary election for those candidates. In other words, if all the candidates are Democrats with no opposition then all Democrats, and all Republicans, and all minority party voters, and all NP voters can vote in that primary race. But, if a race has candidates that are all of one party except for one a Democrat, minority or non partisan candidate, with no opposition in the primary, as in our sheri s race in Levy County, then the single candidate will not even be on the ballot in the primary election. at means only Republicans will be able to vote for the Republican candidates in the primary. When it comes time for the general election, the single candidate (non partisan, Democrat or minority) will be on the ballot with whoever won the Republican slot in the primary and voters in all parties will receive the same ballot and can vote for either one of the candidates. e deadline for registration and name, address or party a liation changes is July 16, 2012. For a name change: by marriage or other legal process, notify the Supervisor of Elections Connie Asbell or other voter registration o cial to obtain and submit a signed written notice that contains the elector's date of birth or voter's registration number by July 16, 2012. For an address change: notify the Supervisor of Elections, Connie Asbell, to obtain and submit a Florida Voter Registration Application. However, if the address change is within the state and notice is provided to the supervisor of elections of the county where the elector has moved, the elector may contact the supervisor of elections via telephone or electronic means; or submit the change on a voter registration application or other signed written notice. e elector must provide his or her date of birth. For a party a liation change: notify the supervisor of elections or other voter registration o cial by using a signed written notice that contains the elector's date of birth or voter registration number. You can change your party a liation at any time, but not at the polls. If you make a party change after the registration deadline, July 16 for 2012, for the primary election, it will not take e ect until after the primary election. If you do not know the location of your polling place, contact Connie Asbells o ce. Also, Supervisors of Elections have precinct and polling place “ nders on their web sites to provide you with the information on where to vote. At the polls, you will be asked to provide a valid picture identi“ cation with signature. e following photo ids will be accepted: Florida drivers license; Florida identi“ cation card issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles; United States passport; Debit or credit card; Military identi“ cation; Student identi“ cation; Retirement center identi“ cation; Neighborhood association identi“ cation; Public assistance identi“ cation. If your photo identi“ cation does not contain your signature, you will be asked to provide an additional identi“ cation that includes a signature. If you do not have the proper identi“ cation, you will be provided with a provisional ballot. Your provisional ballot will count if the signature on the provisional ballot envelope matches the signature on your voter registration application. You can update your signature at any time, but not at the polls. It is important to keep your signature on record current as a persons signature changes over time and signatures on record are used to verify absentee and provisional ballot certi“ cates. If a poll worker questions whether the signature on the identi“ cation you present is the same as the signature you signed in at the polls, you will be asked to “ ll out a signature a davit in order to vote a regular ballot. You can contact our Supervisor of Elections, Connie Asbell, or one of the other election representatives at: 352/486-5163; or go to the website at: votelevy.com and you can check the information available there or email a question from the site. ere are currently 24,867 registered voters in Levy County with 11,437 Democrats, 9,244 Republicans, and 4,186 other party a liations. Early voting begins August 4 and continues to August 11. Voting day is August 14 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Deadline for registrations and changes for the next primary election is July 16, 2012.Deadline Approaching for Primary Election Voter Changes July 16Drummond Banking Company, parent company of Drummond Community Bank and Williston Holding Company, parent company of Perkins State Bank, jointly announce the signing of a de“ nitive merger agreement. e merger, expected to be completed during the “ rst quarter of 2013, is subject to customary conditions including the approval of the Williston shareholders and bank regulators. Shareholders of Williston will elect to receive Drummond common stock or cash in exchange for their shares, subject to election and proration procedures. Under terms of the de“ nitive agreement, the transaction is presently valued at $14.6 million, subject to adjustment. A portion of the purchase price may be payable after the transaction is completed based on the disposition of certain assets of Williston and Perkins State Bank. is combination will create a larger, well-capitalized community bank with a growing market presence in “ ve counties. e combined bank will have assets approaching $400 million, deposits of more than $310 million, and nearly $200 million in loans, with capital and reserves totaling more than $45 million. e merger of Drummond Community Bank and Perkins State Bank, the only two locally-owned banks remaining in Levy County, will bring together thousands of depositors and borrowers who prefer community banking. Luther Drummond will remain as President and CEO while Frank Etheridge will be serving as Area President of the combined Drummond Community. Both bankers agree this partnership provides a solid foundation to ensure that the advantages of personalized community banking in the hands of capable local owners remain available to all residents of the “ ve-county region currently serviced by the banks well into the foreseeable future. Drummond Community Bank ranks among the best capitalized banks in Florida. roughout the past 22 years, the bank has generated its strong capital position with above average returns. Perkins State Bank, one of the oldest banks in Florida, founded in 1913, is approaching its 100th anniversary of providing community banking services to Levy and Alachua counties. Drummond Community Bank has many things in common with Perkins State BankŽ remarked Luther Drummond. We share the same values such as our commitment to superior customer service and our commitment to the community. We both are dedicated to providing our customers world-class “ nancial management in a community-bank atmosphere.Ž Drummond added, We are going to build our combined banks into one of the premiere community banks in Florida.Ž Frank Etheridge, President of Perkins State Bank, commented,  e merger of these two sound community banks will create an enduring banking alliance enabling us to continue our long standing safe-banking traditions in Williston, Chie” and and in all the important communities we serve.Ž Mr. Etheridge continued, We are committed to maintaining our strong customer service brought to you by the people you know.ŽDrummond Community Bank and Perkins State Bank Announce Signing of Agreement to Merge Drummond Community BankPerkins State BankBoCC Meeting News for June 19 e Levy County Board of County Commissioners met on June 19 in the meeting room in the Levy County Courthouse at 9 a.m. Commissioners in attendance were: Chad Johnson Dist. 2, Marsha Drew Dist. 3, Ryan Bell Dist. 4 and Danny Stevens Dist. 5; Mike Joyner Dist. 1 was not present. € Martha Garcia-Baker of Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC presented the 2011 Audit of Levy County with a clean opinion of Good. € e Levy County Sheri s O ce is requesting that the Williston Police Department be allowed to use about $2,100, more or less depending on costs of contract labor and other factors, from the communication fund to pay for electronic radios for use in the event of a large scale emergency. e WPD is the only police department in the county not on the state SLERS (Statewide Law Enforcement Radio System). e SLERS is a trunked, digital, and encrypted 800 MHz radio system covering the entire state, from Key West to Pensacola. By using a Control Base Station the WPD can be covered for emergencies utilizing an electronic patch. Although not a “ nal solution it is a current one and a great improvement. Pending further communication with Public Safety Director David Knowles. € Connie Conley was reclassi“ ed from Interim position to the Levy County Transit Director at $46,350/year starting on June 16, 2012. Conley was promoted from Operations Manager to Interim Director on January 17, 2012. Unanimously approved. € A request was made by Toni Collins of the Levy County Historical Society to Commission Chair Danny Stevens to consider signing a draft letter of support provided by Collins to accompany a grant application from the Cedar Key Historical Society for small grant monies to conduct an underwater archaeological survey of the Helen Denham, a sternwheeler steamboat lying in the No. 4 channel. Unanimously approved. continued on page 5A Reunion Announcements One of Top 10 Most Wanted Captured by FL Dept of Corrections Local Farmers Honored


The Levy County Journal2AJune 21, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Clark, Gary M CHIEFLAND VOP DRIVING WHILE DL REVOKED NO BOND Head Jr, Billy R WILLISTON WRIT OF BODILY ATTACHMENT PURGE 1,000 DOLLARS Holt, James W MORRISTON CONVICTED FELON W/ FIREARM BOND 10,000 DOLLARS CASH/ SURETY Welcome, Charles E GAINESVILLE WRIT OF BODILY ATTACHMENT PURGE 1,000 DOLLARS Baker, Stephen M INGLIS VOP RESIST W/O VIOLENCE BOND 15,000 SURETYBaxman, Philip Michael, 36, of Cedar Key: DRIVING WITH SUSPENDED-REVOKED LICENSE; TAMPERING IN A 3RD DEGREE FELONY PROCEEDING; BATTERY WITH INTENTIONAL TOUCH OR STRIKE. Broat, Mark Edward, 22, of Charleston, WV: BURGLARY OF OCCUPIED DWELLING UNARMED; PETIT THEFT 2ND DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE. Days, Eugene omas, 44, of Williston: PETIT THEFT FROM MERCHANT, 2ND OFFENSE; TRESPASSING A STRUCTURE OR CONVEYANCE. Ferguson Jr., James Smith, 56, of St. Petersburg: DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS; LEAVING GTHE SCENE OF CRASH INVOLVING DAMAGE TO PROPERTY. Foster, Kimberly Ann, 24, of Old Town: FAILURE TO APPEAR. Gonczarow, Knight Donald, 18, of Bronson: POSSESSION OF NOT MORE THAN 20 GRAMS OF MARIJUANA; POSSESSION AND/OR USE OF DRUG EQUIPMENT. Gooch,Timothy Joseph, 36, of Trenton: BATTERY WITH INTENTIONAL TOUCH OR STRIKE; BATTERY WITH DEADLY WEAPON WITHOUT INTENT TO KILL. Hellmig, Richard Gordon, 50: BURGLARY OF AN OCCUPIED DWELLING UNARMED. Hodge, Brian M., 30, of Newberry: FELONY BATTERY. Hord II, David Jonathan, 40, of Chie” and: VOP. Jimenez, Valentin, 25, of Trenton: OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WITHOUT A VALID LICENSE. Knau Joseph Fite, 46, of Williston: DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED, 1ST OFFENSE; POSSESSION OF NOT MORE THAN 20 GRAMS OF MARIJUANA x 2; VOP.Levy County Sheri s O ce Arrest Report Levy County’s 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 Lantz, Shayla Marie, 19, of Chie” and: LEAVING THE SCENE OF CRASH INVOLVING DAMAGE TO PROPERTY; DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS. Long, Steven William, 35, of Spring Hill: DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED, 2ND OFFENSE. Magee, Darrell Keith, 44, of Williston: BATTERY WITH INTENTIONAL TOUCH OR STRIKE. McGowan, Michael Scott, 39, of Trenton: VOP. McKinney, Michael Lee, 27, of Chie” and: VOP x 3. Oliver, Eric Anthony, 18, of Bronson: AGGRAVATED BATTERY ON A PERSON USING A DEADLY WEAPON. Ri el, Heath Alan, 39: DISORDERLY INTOXICATION IN A PUBLIC PLACE CAUSING A DISTURBANCE. Rodriquez, Robert B., 46, of Williston: NON SUPPORT OF CHILDREN OR SPOUSE. Sherman, Gregory, 22: FAILURE TO APPEAR x 4. Smith, Bucky Allen, 34, of Inglis: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT. Smith, Rhasheta Shavonta, 24, of Chie” and: GRAND THEFT AT LEAST $300 BUT LESS THAN $5K. Solano, Bartola Edward, 52, of Cedar Key: OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE WITHOUT VIOLENCE. Valladares-Silva, Martin, 28, of Chie” and: FAILURE TO APPEAR x 2; DRIVING WHILE LICENSES SUSPENDED, 1ST OFFENSE. Vasquez, Michael Anthony, 50, of Williston: FAILURE TO REMIT SALES TAX OF AT LEAST $300 BUT UNDER $20K; FAILURE TO TILE 6 CONSECUTIVE TAX RETURNS; REFUSAL TO PAY OR FILE A RETURN. Vazquez, Heather Crane, 47, of Williston: FAILURE TO REMIT SALES TAX OF AT LEAST $300 BUT UNDER $20K; FAILURE TO TILE 6 CONSECUTIVE TAX RETURNS; REFUSAL TO PAY OR FILE A RETURN. Weisel, Abraham, 24, of York Haven, Penn.: ESCAPE; DISTRIBUTING OBSCENE MATERIAL TO A MINOR. Welch, Patricia Diane, 41, of Lakeland: DISORDERLY INTOXICATION IN A PUBLIC PLACE CAUSING A DISTURBANCE. White, Taneshia, 24, of Chie” and: FAILURE TO APPEAR. FAIR HOUSING / EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITYIt is illegal to discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or familial status when renting, selling or nancing a home or property. The Town of Bronson is a Fair Housing Advocate as explained in the Town’s Fair Housing Ordinance which outlines steps that can be taken locally to report housing discrimination. A copy of this ordinance can be obtained at the Bronson Town Hall. Additional information on Fair Housing and Fair Housing Law can be obtained by contacting the Housing Discrimination Hotline at 1-800-669-9777 (Voice) 1-800-927-9275 (TTY) or online at http://www.hud.gov/of ces/fheo/index.cfm You Have Rights!! If you feel you have been discriminated against when buying or renting a home please contact Ms. Kelli Brettel, Town Clerk at (352) 486-2354.Pub.: June 21, 2012. Department of Corrections Investigation Leads to an ArrestTime to update the Top 10 Most Wanted List e Department of Corrections has re-captured a Top 10 Most WantedŽ absconder! Less than a week after announcing a new partnership with the Department of Corrections, Crime Stoppers, the Attorney Generals O ce and the Department of Law Enforcement, the DC O ce of Community Corrections has recaptured one of the absconders on the Top 10 Most Wanted List.Ž O ender James Harold Weismore was sentenced to prison in 2008 for the crime of incest with a relative. Weismore was released to sex o ender probation in November 2009. He absconded supervision and GPS monitoring in June 2010. A violation of sex o ender probation warrant was issued out of Duval County.  is re-capture and arrest is another example of solid investigation work by our absconder unit sta ,Ž said DC Secretary Ken Tucker. While conducting a cold case investigation, a DC Community Corrections investigator found a woman via a social website who turned out to be Weismores roommate. From that discovery, the investigator was able to track down Weismore living in the Jacksonville area.Ž e DC investigator contacted Jacksonville law enforcement who then made the arrest of Weismore. Now our Top 10 Most Wanted list we have with Crime Stoppers will have to be updated,Ž added Secretary Tucker.  ats a great thing.Ž As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs more than 25,000 members statewide, oversees more than 100,000 inmates and supervises nearly 150,000 o enders in the community. Partnering for Fewer Crimes, Less Victims, Safer Communities. Visit our Web site at www.dc.state.” .us. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Representatives from more than 20 local businesses plan to participate in Workforce Connections Job Fair on ursday, June 28 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the College of Central Floridas Klein Conference Center in Ocala. Job seekers do not need to register to attend the job fair, which is open at no charge to anyone looking for work in Citrus, Levy and Marion counties. Employers interested in participating may still register by calling 352-873-7939, ext. 1141. ere is also no charge for employers, but they must post open job orders through the Employ Florida Marketplace. For job seekers, this venue is a great way to meet with employers who are hiring. For businesses interested in “ nding their next employee, this Job Fair o ers an accelerated, e cient and cost-e ective way to recruit,Ž said Brenda Chrisman, Workforce Connections chief business development o cer. A computer kiosk with Workforce Connection sta will be available to help job seekers to apply for positions and register with Employ Florida, the states premier online job bank. To date, the following businesses have registered for the event: Answer 2, Bright House Networks, Caregiver Services, Cardinal Glass, Childhood Development Services, DialAmerica Marketing, Express Employment Professionals, Gordon Foods, Hospice of Marion County, Kid's Central, Manpower, Munroe Regional Medical Center, Sherwin Williams, Signature Brands, Sitel, Spherion, Taylor College, Telecom Service Bureau, e Centers, Wa e House and Western and Southern Insurance Co. Doors open at 8 a.m. Job seekers are encouraged to show up early, dress professionally and bring several printed copies of their resume ready to hand to prospective employers. ey should also come prepared with a one-to-two minute introduction or elevator speechŽ highlighting work experience, training and abilities. Job Fair preparation tips can be found at Workforce Connections Job Candidates page at www. clmworkforce.com. More information about the Job Fair can also be found at the Calendar of Events at www.clmworkforce.com or by calling 800-434-JOBS and speaking with a Workforce Representative.Job Fair Features Local Employers, Ready to Hire


The Levy County Journal 3AJune 21, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Will Irby’s Florida StoriesIllustration by Alexander KeyEsmeralda A Cedar Key Mystery, Part II In the Neptune bar o the lobby of the Island Hotel, an oysterman was telling his version of how the mysterious sloop Esmeralda had managed to moor without notice at the Cedar Key dock. It had appeared in the early morning mist, he growled, this boat as white as its sails, mirrored in the mist over a glassy sea. As to the enigma of the beautiful woman seen aboard in the afternoon, the oysterman had no clue. He deferred to Richard Boone, the Hollywood actor sitting there, who sometimes found seclusion among his salty, good-natured chums that did not insist he be PaladinŽ in Cedar Key. Boone had heard it told twice before that same day how this fascinating, exotic woman … attended by an olive-skinned servant girl … had stepped from her luxurious robe on deck to tan. Much was made of the womans white bathing suit and sunglasses, her “ ne “ gure and how her long, raven black tresses cascaded in a thick sheen over the coral cushions of her wicker lounge. She had spoken to no one, this mysterious woman, though at least one island swain skilled in ” irtations had addressed her directly from the dock. Still, neither she nor the pretty servant girl, nor the old captain who sailed the sloop had said a word as to who any aboard might be or why the Esmeralda had made its port of call the rustic, coastal village of Cedar Key. Boone, prizing privacy himself, had stated with sociable gru ness over his drink that, whoever EsmeraldaŽ might be, she ought to be left to her own devices and choosing, so long as she made no demands on anyone else around the key. It was in the early evening then that, curiously enough, the servant girl had arrived at the lobby to inquire of the proprietress, Bessie Gibbs, about dinner from the hotel restaurant. Shed asked in a sweet voice that cooed of French if there were plates she might take out. Hearing an a rmative reply, she ordered for three from a menu that she already seemed to know. Boone made it a half dozen cloistered in the Neptune, watching the lobby at any angle while the French girl spoke. She took three plates of seafood from a waitress, tall with golden hair braided into a hive upon her head. e plates were covered with foil and stacked with cardboard between them so the girl could “ t them “ rmly into the mesh bag shed brought for carrying. Outside the hotel two Campbell boys about her age waited on the shaded walk, resting against pillars supporting the balcony overhead. When they werent “ ghting, the two cousins were as close as any brothers working a boat together could be. eyd seen the girl go past the boat basin up to the old hotel. Enamored at once, theyd set their caps after her to the Island Hotels front door. Rather than risk being scolded by Bessie Gibbs for loitering in the lobby, they waited. So then when the girl did come out, each immediately volunteered his assistance with the plates. Absent any acknowledgement, they walked hurriedly on either side bantering along in even stride as she silently, though politely (given the hint of her smile) declined their eager attentions. en at the foot of the dock, the French girl turned suddenly and spoke. Merci. ank you,Ž she said softly. Mais, no farther please, gentle-mens,Ž she added politely with a slight bow at her petite waist. e boys looked at each other awkwardly, a bit o balance by the girl whod addressed them with such courtesy … and in French. ey waited as she asked, watching without a word between them. Her slender brown leg extended beyond the spring line to the sloop, and she went with the grace of a gazelle down into the cabin of the boat. When dark had descended over the key and small wafers of pale light bobbed at the Esmeraldas portals, a shiny black Buick nosed up Dock Street. When parked, a man got out. He didnt look like the usual tourist, this neatly mustachioed man. Dressed in a white linen suit, his combed hair was so black that it shown a deep and waxen blue in the street light as he walked directly to the dock and the Esmeralda moored there. As if he had been expected at precisely that moment, the servant girl came out. Without a word between them, the man in linen went after her down into the Esmeralda Nothing about the stranger had escaped the notice of several regulars about the dock at that hour. eyd observed him well enough to describe in detail his elegant suit and “ nely-combed hair which the night breeze did not disturb. Odd too … as if for the “ rst time … one could now hear voices from within the boat. From as far down the pier as some “ shed beside lanterns, they could hear. ere was laughter “ rst. Not gleeful, but spiteful laughter, all said, coming from the woman, not the girl. And then a mans voice was raised, shouting and cursing in Spanish, then in English, though nothing so angrily said was distinctly understood. It was certainly the man in the linen suit who shouted. Other cruisers and “ shermen within earshot showed up on their decks. Curious about the commotion, they leaned from riggings or dawdled around to hear more clearly. ere was the womans voice again, a loud if indistinguishable, lurid hiss on the night breeze. en silence. It was quiet for so long that those who had been watching murmured to others standing by that there might well be reason for alarm. en the light of an open hatch sprang up and the man dressed in linen emerged on deck to disembark. e woman was laughing again down inside. It was a loud and hideous laughter, mu ed then by the mans slamming of the hatch door. When he was back at the black Buick, the angry man lit a cigarette, shielding it from the breeze with a shaking hand. He snatched open the car door, slid inside and drove away. Back at the big dock, the Esmeralda was silent again as the Buicks taillights rapidly disappeared into the darkness of night beyond the Number 4 Bridge out of Cedar Key. At “ rst light the next morning, the old captain was back on deck making his usual inspections. en he left the Esmeralda and the dock and walked with his weathered cap low over his bushy brows, his burnished hands clasped behind his back. When he was up on 2nd Street by the bank down from the Island Hotel, Richard Boone was approaching on his usual morning walk. Coming nearer, each acknowledged the other with a nod. It occurred to Boone instantly that the battered cap and slivery brush of brows “ t precisely the description hed heard from his Neptune pals of the mystery boats captain. Boone decided the moment was too opportune to let pass, so he raised his great head to address the older man, closer now with hands still clasped behind his back. Good morning, sir,Ž the actor greeted in his rich trademark voice long seasoned by bourbon and cigars. e captain nodded pleasantly without a word, though Boone detected puzzlement in his pale blue eyes as the captain stepped obliquely from the sidewalk and crossed the street. Boone had not slackened his pace with the greeting, but kept it steady, as if conversation was never intended, and he did not look back until further along a dozen steps or so. When he did glance back, the captain was across the street leaning on a lamppost watching him intently, the stem of a lit match at a pipe clenched between his teeth. Boone reported the chance encounter to Bessie Gibbs and his drinking companions in the Neptune late that afternoon. His mention was prompted by several accounts of a second days sunbath by the mysterious  Esmeralda Ž … now her publicly-bestowed code name. Everything told on the eve of the second day was even more elaborately recounted. So detailed and “ ne were the mens descriptions that Bessie Gibbs extended a chubby hand and said enough was enough. She threatened to wheel down to the dock herself to see what all the fuss was about. Just then, the French girl entered the lobby and waited with her mesh bag dangling with washed bone china. Dinner was ordered just as before. Everything was the same, except that the Campbell cousins had just channeled in when the girl walked back out on the sun-silvered dock. e wake of their gray net boat washed the dark pilings while she strode with her fragrant banquet, warm as the late sun on her brown shoulders against the sparkling sheen over the bay out to Atsena Otie Key. at night after a brief rain, the black Buick reappeared on Dock Street. e same mustachioed man got out, although this time he wore cream-colored trousers and a baby blue guayabera shirt like Cubans down in Tampa or Miami often sported. Street-side, the rear window of the Buick lowered slowly. e man from the night before reached inside and lit a long cigarette for someone in back. ey smoked together, waiting. e others tobacco curls wafted in soft, lingering spirals from the car beaded with rain, parked beneath a neon multicolored restaurant sign. e light from the sign spilled down over the shiny car and pooled in colorful petroleum-like plumes where the driver stood waiting on the wet street. Next Week the conclusion of Esmeralda. (Authors note: Bessie Gibbs and Richard Boone are authentic portrayals. e surnames of certain enduring Cedar Key families are a ectionately listed, though the circumstances of the story involving all are “ ctional. All other characters are “ ctional and no reference to any real person is intended or should be inferred.)More Will Irby stories can be found at will-irby-books.com Cedar Key Florida Archives Richard Boone, actor Esmeralda Photo courtesy of the Betancourt Collection


The Levy County Journal4AJune 21, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Random Thoughts Thomas SowellCreators SyndicateRandom oughts on the Passing Scene Many people may have voted for Barack Obama in 2008 because of his charisma. But anyone familiar with the disastrous track record of charismatic political leaders around the world in the 20th century should have run for the hills when they encountered a politician with charisma. What is scarier than any particular political policy or issue is the widespread tendency to treat political issues as personal contests in talking points -competitive skill in fencing with words -rather than as serious attempts to “ nd out what the facts are and what the options are. People who are wondering what to get as a graduation present this year should consider  e Passage of PowerŽ by Robert Caro, the recently published 4th volume in his monumental biography of Lyndon Johnson. Its revelations of the cynical, fraudulent and vicious politics in Washington should counter the pious graduation speeches that young people hear about the nobility of public service.Ž e new French president, a socialist, says frankly that he does not like rich people, that my real enemy is the world of “ nance,Ž and apparently he has plans for much higher tax rates on high incomes. Has he not noticed how easy it is for the rich to move to some other country where the tax rates are lower -or to send their money there? For a long time, Democrats have gone to Washington to win at all costs, while too many Republicans went to Washington to compromise with Democrats. e rise of the Tea Party may change that. Increasing numbers of people seem to have convinced themselves that they are entitled to a fair shareŽ of what someone else has earned. Whole nations now seem to think that they should be bailed out from the consequences of their own reckless spending by nations that lived within their means. ose who favor huge cuts in military spending seem not to understand that our military exists not simply to win wars, but to present such overwhelming superiority to potential enemies as to prevent having to “ ght a war in the “ rst place. Some people who are belatedly seeing what Obama is really like are saying that he has changed. is is probably easier to say than admitting that you were blind to the mans whole history before, and were taken in by his rhetoric and geniality. Wishful thinking is not idealism. It is self-indulgence at best and self-exaltation at worst. In either case, it is usually at the expense of others. In other words, it is the opposite of idealism. e visceral hostility of liberals against Sarah Palin is something that liberals themselves ought to be concerned about. After all, she is just someone who has a di erent opinion about politics and a di erent social background and style. What I fear the liberals most resent is their perception that she is someone who is talking back to her betters. When Harry Truman was President of the United States, he had a sign on his desk in the White House that said:  e buck stops here.Ž If Barack Obama had a sign on his desk, it would say:  e buck stops with Bush.Ž Does anyone seriously believe that short dresses, exposing bony knees, make women look more attractive? In most discussions of the problems of American public schools, the low intellectual quality of people who come out of our schools of education is the 800-pound gorilla that keeps getting ignored. Such teachers cannot give their students intellectual abilities that they themselves dont have. Did we have to wait for the Solyndra and other government investmentŽ disasters to learn what economic nonsense political investmentsŽ are? Reckless spending to win votes, or campaign contributions, from the recipients of government largesse is still reckless spending, regardless of what other words are used to try to dignify it -whether these words are stimulus,Ž jobs,Ž investmentŽ or whatever. In liberal logic, if life is unfair then the answer is to turn more tax money over to politicians, to spend in ways that will increase their chances of getting reelected. 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.COMCorruptocrat Eric Holder’s GOP Enablers OPINION Michelle Malkin Creators SyndicateWhile calls for U.S. Attorney General Eric StonewallŽ Holders resignation grow and the House GOP gears up for a contempt vote next week, its worth remembering how we got into this mess. In two words: feckless bipartisanship. I like Barack Obama and want to help him if I can.Ž at was Utah GOP Sen. Orrin Hatch in January 2009, just weeks before the Senate voted on President Obamas attorney general nominee, Eric Holder. Right out of the gate, upon Obamas election in November 2008, Hatch signaled that he would greenlight the administrations top law enforcer. I start with the premise that the president deserves the bene“ t of the doubt,Ž the six-term incumbent Hatch told e Hill newspaper. I dont think politics should be played with the attorney general.Ž Utah voters, mark those words. Bending to bipartisanship for bipartisanships sake -and ignoring the obvious consequences -is playing politics. And, conservatives, please remember the actions of all 19 Republican senators who ignored Holders abominable career as a political “ xer and con“ rmed him. I found Mr. Holder to be a good listener, which is an important prerequisite for any good leader,Ž Missouri GOP Sen. Kit Bond explained in support of the nomination. I believe him when he says that hes willing to take good ideas from wherever they come.Ž In addition to Hatch and Bond, the other 17 Senate Republicans who helped put Holder in place at the Justice Department were: Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., Bob Bennett, R-Utah, Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., Susan Collins, R-Maine, Bob Corker, R-Tenn., Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, Judd Gregg, R-N.H., Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., Richard Lugar, R-Ind., John McCain, R-Ariz., Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, Je Sessions, R-Ala., Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, Arlen Specter, R-Pa., and George Voinovich, R-Ohio. Its not like these GOP enablers werent warned over and over about Holders shady judgment and questionable ethics. e 2002 House Committee on Government Reforms report on the Clinton-era Marc Rich pardon scandal spelled out Holders willingness to put political ambition above the rule of law. en-Deputy Attorney General Holder and former White House counsel Jack Quinn, who was representing the fugitive “ nancier Rich, worked together to cut the Justice Department out of the process. e duo ensured that the Justice Department, especially the prosecutors of the Southern District of New York, did not have an opportunity to express an opinion on the Rich pardon before it was granted.Ž e report noted further that Holder failed to inform the prosecutors under him that the Rich pardon was under consideration, despite the fact that he was aware of the pardon e ort for almost two months before it was granted.Ž Holder admitted that he allowed his judgment to be overridden by crony political considerations. He told GOP senators he had learned from his mistakeŽ and that it would make him a better attorney general. But it wasnt just one mistake.Ž Holder pandered to leftist special interests in engineering clemency for 16 members of the violent terrorist groups Fuerzas Armadas de Liberacion Nacional (FALN) and Los Macheteros -linked by the FBI to more than 130 bombings and six murders. He gave the terrorists unprecedented access to phone calls and consultations as they negotiated their freedom. He hid behind executive privilege covers when asked by victims families to explain the decision process. And as a partner at Covington and Burling, the powerhouse D.C.and N.Y.based law “ rm infamous for representing Gitmo detainees, Holders opposition to the jihadi detention center raised bright red con” ict-of-interest ” ags. Is it any wonder that such a serial conniver would now be embroiled in multiple scandals involving the endangerment of national security? And that he would name old pals to run interference for him in his time of need? To investigate his departments bloody malfeasance in the Fast and Furious gunwalking scandal, Holder appointed acting DOJ Inspector General Cynthia A. Schnedar. She worked under Holder in the 1990s and had co-“ led several legal briefs with him. Schnedar is in hot water for having released secret Fast and Furious audiotapes to the U.S. Attorneys O ce in Phoenix before reviewing them. e tapes somehow found their way into the hands of the local ATF o ce. Both are targets of congressional probes. To investigate self-aggrandizing White House leaks on jihadi kill lists and computer viruses targeting Irans nuclear facilities, Holder named two political appointees. One is Ronald Machen, an Obama donor, a transition team leader and a U.S. Attorney in Washington, D.C., who formerly worked under Holder. Blind Democrats are outraged at questions about the independence of Holders appointees. Johnny-come-lately Republicans are demanding special prosecutors and balking at Holders arrogance, obstructionism and wanton disregard for American security and safety. Note: Two of the loudest voices belong to Sens. McCain and Graham, who both approved Holders nomination. Joseph Connor, son of FALN murder victim Frank Connor, was right. In January 2009, he spoke from pain-“ lled experience: Holder clearly does not have the judgment, character or values to be attorney general.Ž GOP surrender-ism cost more innocent lives. For the sake of the victims, let this be a lesson learned -and not repeated again. Michelle Malkin is the author of Culture of Corruption: Obama and his Team of Tax Cheats, Crooks & CroniesŽ (Regnery 2010). Her e-mail address is malkinblog@gmail. com. COPYRIGHT 2012 CREATORS.COM LEVY PUBLISHING, LLCThe Levy County Journal is published every Thursday by Levy Publishing, LLC 440 S. Court St., Bronson, FL. 32621. Periodicals postage paid at Bronson, FL. (USPS 310-780).POSTMASTER:Send address changes to:Levy County Journal P.O. Box 159 Bronson, FL 32621-0159CONTACT INFORMATION:Linda Cooper General Manager Kathy Hilliard Editor Christina Cozart – Ad Design/ Graphics/Layout Ren Moore Of ce manager/ Sales/Webmaster advertising@levyjournal.com classi eds@levyjournal.com legals@levyjournal.comBronson: (352) 486-2312 Fax: (352) 486-5042 Chie and: (352) 490-4462 Fax: 352) 490-4490Reproduction of the contents of this publication in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. The paper cannot be responsible for any unsolicited manuscripts or photographs. The publisher’s liability for an error will not exceed the cost of the space occupied by the error. Deadline for all news and advertising copy is 5 p.m. Monday. Classi ed deadline is noon Friday. Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 ere are many misconceptions and fallacies regarding the Judiciary that need to be addressed as our citizens work to restore our Republic. e most egregious among these is that the Supreme Court is to interpret the Constitution. is court only has the power to obey the constitution and nothing more. e “ rst sentence of Article I in our Constitution states, All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congressƒ.Ž All’ means that no other branch has this legitimate power. e courts shall not legislate and executive orders can only apply to the executive branch. is disquali“ es what is known as case law or judicial legislation. e courts have no enforcement powers over the states or the other federal branches, as President Andrew Jackson once made clear. e Judicial Branch of our Republic is clearly the weakest branch of our government; the appellate powers of the court are limited by the Congress, meaning that this court shall have removed from its jurisdiction anything the Congress chooses. e Supreme Court Justices have appointments on good behavior but can and have been impeached by Congress. It is notable that there is an inverse relationship in our Republic on the application of length of term and granted power. e Judicial Branch retains the longest terms and the least amount of power; conversely the House of Representatives wields the greatest power with the shortest term. All lower federal courts are a creation of Congress which can be abolished, and it would be desirable to limit federal intervention into the sovereign states. ese limitations were made quite clear by Madison in Federalist #48 and Hamilton in Federalist #78, that the judicial branch is clearly the weakest in our federal compact. Another fallacy regards the power of jury trials. e concept of a jury trial predates our Republic, with the concept going back to biblical times. No one individual should be granted the authority to determine the fate of another; therefore a jury of peers was a device to determine the case as well as the validity of the law. Every law is on trial as well as the case in all jury trials. Juries are the most powerful component in our judicial system wielding greater power than the judge. e government cannot enforce any law without the consent of the jury. is concept rests on the fact that the laws of nature’ are a higher law than any law created by man, and was established in 1776 as a lesson worldwide to all despotic governments. e power of the jury in most cases has been usurped by lawless judges tampering with juries. Samuel Chase, a Supreme Court justice and original signer of the Declaration of Independence was impeached for tampering with a jury and barely retained his judgeship by a close vote in the Senate. Numerous Supreme Court justices and constitutional scholars concur that the law is also on trial in every jury trial, and this point is made quite clear in the words of Harlan F. Stone, 12th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. In 1941, Justice Stone said,  e law itself is on trial quite as much as the cause which is to be decided.Ž Patriotic Americans must always attempt to be selected when called for jury duty, but must never divulge this correct understanding of our judicial system because despotic judges are not willing to allow any threat to their unconstitutional power in their courtrooms. Americans actually have four votes; one with the ballot, two and three by petit and grand juries and four, voting with the wallet. is “ nal economic vote should be used to divest from businesses and individuals that attempt to subvert our laws for personal gain or those that support socialist candidates. Lloyd W. Bailey, Jr., Gainesville, FLLetter to EditorJudicial Fallacies


The Levy County Journal 5AJune 21, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 € e State of Florida sent a letter requesting the cooperation of Levy County in a partnership project with the State of Florida, local county governments and public libraries to “ ll a time capsule in celebration of Viva Florida 500. e letter stated: As you know 1513 was not the beginning of Florida history as Native Americans lived here long before European explorers arrive. But 1513 was the year when our rich diversity of cultures began to transform into something di erent than anywhere else in the world. 2013 is our unique opportunity to share the states important role in developing this great nation.Ž In cooperation with this initiative and the Time Capsule Program, the Levy County Journal is requesting that the community email or mail us ideas of items to put in the Time Capsule. e vision behind the Time Capsule Program sponsored by the Federal Institute for Museum and Library Services through Floridas Department of States Division of Library and Information Services is to educate the world about Florida thereby generating tourism, new business and economic vitality. To send your ideas of items to include in the Time Capsule … email: editor@levyjournal. com or mail to: Levy County Journal, P.O. Box 2990, Chie” and, FL 32644 or P.O. Box 159, Bronson, FL 32621. Commission Chair Danny Stevens asked that the media help to provide input on what to put in the capsule and where to bury it. € e Department of Public Safety requested Fowlers Blu Volunteer Fire Department be merged with the Levy County Fire Department through signing of the included agreement drawn up by county attorney Anne Bast Brown which transfers the Fowlers Blu assets used for “ ghting “ res to Levy County in return for Levy County Fire Dept. providing “ re services to the Fowlers Blu “ re district. Fowlers Blu will lease their current “ re station for a nominal fee to the county and transfer all certi“ able and usable “ re service assets, without charge, to the county. Fowlers Blu will also transfer and convey any existing grant monies awarded to them including any pending grants. is merger was unanimously approved and Fowlers Blu is now Levy County Fire Station No. 4. Clerk of CourtWilbur F Dean (Rep) Bronson FL 32621 352-486-4420 wilburdean2012@gmail.com *Danny J Shipp (Dem) Bronson FL 32621 352-221-5276County Commission, District 1Jason Kennedy (Rep) Bronson FL 32621 352-317-1041 jason4levy@yahoo.com John Meeks (Rep) Archer FL 32618 352-486-2762 johnmudrick76@yahoo.com Jaime Gri n (Dem) Bronson, FL 32621 404-797-5334 jaimeg103@aol.comCounty Commission, District 3Joseph Cino Jr (Rep) Inglis FL 34449 352-447-4017 joecino@cino.com Mike Joyner (Rep) Morriston FL 32668 352-572-4098 Al Macri (Dem) Morriston FL 32668 352-528-2523 alsmacri@gmail.com Darryl Diamond (Rep) Inglis, FL 34449 352-447-4442 darryldiamond@earthlink.netCounty Commission, District 5*Danny Stevens (Dem) Williston FL 32696 352-538-4263County Judge*James T Browning (NP) Morriston FL 32668 352-281-4045 timbrowning33@gmail.com Cyndee Munkittrick (NP) Chie” and FL 32644 352-493-9007 csmjd1@gmail.comProperty Appraiser*Osborn Barker (Rep) Chie” and FL 32626 352-949-1394 ozbarker@levypa.comSchool Board, District 2Avery Baker (NP) Chie” and, FL 32626 352-214-0511 jabak1435@yahoo.com Christopher Cowart (NP) Cedar Key FL 32625 352-231-3451 cacowart@gmail.com Billy Hinote (NP) Chie” and FL 32626 352-949-0601 hinotej@svic.net Kyle Quincey (NP) Chie” and FL 32644 352-493-4856 kyle@naturecoastinsurance.com Marissa DeHaven (NP) Cedar Key, FL 352-543-6788 marissaadehaven@aol.com Sandra Worthington Hodge (NP) Chie” and, FL 352-535-5414School Board, District 4*Paige Brookins (NP) Chie” and FL 32644 352-493-7882 hfs@csis.netSchool Superintendent*Robert Hastings (Rep) Chie” and FL 32626 352-221-2668 rbrtglo@bellsouth.net Cindy Roach (Dem) Bronson, FL 32621 352-949-0305 roachcindy@aol.comSheri Bobby McCallum (Rep) Chie” and FL 32644 352-493-2811 majorbob@bellsouth.net Evan Sullivan (Rep) Williston FL 32696 352-484-5993 electsullivan@embarqmail.com Lee Sullivan (NP) Bronson, FL 32621 352-577-5389 Noel Desmond (Rep) Chie” and FL 32626 352-493-0979 noelchie” and@wildblue.netSupervisor of ElectionsTammy Jones (Rep) Bronson FL 32621 352-665-2475 info@electtammyjones.com Brooke Ward (Rep) Trenton, FL 32693 352-535-5337 electbrookeward@gmail.comTax Collector*Linda Fugate (Dem) Williston FL 32696 352-577-4028 levytaxcollector@aol.com = Incumbent Admiring Alien April Armor Astronomer Avoid Bases Beetle Last Week’s CrosswordLast Week’s Word Search Began Begin Beyond Devised Drama Empire Emptied Essay Everywhere Families Flats Float Freedom Gifts Glance Hasnt Heats Hilly India Media Moose Ocean Patches Reasoning Word SearchReasons Rusty Safer Sails Shout Slippers Smell SpainLevy County 2012 CandidatesBoCC Meeting News for June 19 continued from page 1A Important Voting Information for Levy County Primary Election: August 14, 2012 Early Voting: Aug. 4 through Aug. 11 Mon. … Sat. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sun. … 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 421 S Court Street in Bronson. Election Day: Aug. 14 Tues. 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Voter registration deadline: July 16, 2012. General Election : November 6, 2012 Early Voting: Oct. 27 through Nov. 3 Mon … Sat 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sun … 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Election Day: Nov. 6 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Voter registration deadline: October 9, 2012. ere are three ways to cast your ballot: € by mail, € at an early voting location or € at your precinct on Election Day. Forms of photo identi“ cation accepted at polling places include: € Florida drivers license, € Florida identi“ cation card issued by the Dept. of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, € U.S. passport, € Debit or Credit card, € Military ID, € Student ID, € Retirement center ID, € Neighborhood Association ID, € Public Assistance ID. computer tips Today most people who use computers also use printers. Whether it is at home or in the o ce printers are used for a variety of purposes ranging from printing coupons for shopping to printing reports for the boss. So when they do not want to work it is hard not to panic. ough we do not perform hardware repair on printers, often printers stop working due to communication or networking issues between the computer and printer, which we do repair. Below are a few suggestions for troubleshooting your printer that hopefully will be quick and easy the next time your printer wants to throw up a big Stop Sign in the middle of your busy day. First, make sure your printer cables are “ rmly plugged into the electrical outlet as well as into the computer. A wireless printer will be plugged into the electrical outlet and receive a signal from the wireless router. Next, check that the surge protectors and battery backups are turned on and functioning properly. Once you know that everything is set up correctly, check for any blinking or di erent colored lights. is may indicate possible printer errors ranging from paper jams, low ink or toner, to more severe printer issues. For a simple paper jam, you can check all access doors available, the paper drawer, where paper feeds into the printer, toner door, and in some printers, a door at the back of the printer and remove any paper that you “ nd. Blinking lights may also indicate low toner or possibly the need for a replacement drum, either of which you may have to replace. You may be able to identify and solve many of the issues by checking out the manual for your speci“ c printer. Once you have taken care of any known issues, see if you can print a test page click on the start button at the bottom left corner of your screen, and left click on Devices and Printers.Ž You should see your printer in the list under Printers and FaxesŽ and it should have a green check on the icon (picture of your printer) indicating that it is set as your default printer. You then right click on your default printer, scroll down to and select printer properties and then right click on the test page button. If your test page prints, your printer is now ready to work. If you still cannot print, or your printer is missing from the list mentioned above, you will need to reinstall it using the Installation CD that came with the printer (Just a quick tip: Before running the installation program, unplug the USB printer connection to the computer until the printer reinstallation program tells you to plug it back in). If your printer is listed, but it is still not printing, depending on your operating system, you should be able to right click on your printer icon and click on troubleshoot,Ž which will try to identify the issue and o er suggestions for “ xing it. e last thing that you will need to check would be the drivers for the printer to ensure they are up to date. You can usually check the drivers by visiting the printers manufacturer website. Go to the download site and locate your printer. is will provide you with the drivers and any other software downloads needed to run the printer properly. If you are still experiencing issues after following these steps you may need to contact your preferred technical support or give us a call. Steps For Troubleshooting Printer IssuesSponge Stamp Story Stronger Supervised Tumbled Unity Widow gator works computing 352-493-1006Ask About Our GWC Pro Care Total Technology Solutions! www.gatorworks.com4 WEST PARK AVENUE, CHIEFLAND, FL 32626


The Levy County Journal6AJune 21, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 by Lisa Statham Posteraro At the recent Williston Elementary School 5th grade graduation ceremony, two young people were awarded scholarships to the College of Central Florida. Kimberly Chavez and Juaquin Mendoza were the recipients of the S.T.E.P.S. Scholarship. On hand to present these were George Isaacs and Pamela Calero, the coordinator of annual funds at CCF. Scholarships Taking Elementary Promising Students (STEPS) is a unique investment in higher education. It is a college scholarship opportunity that is awarded to an elementary school student. Each year a donor-adopted school, which WES is, selects a deserving “ fthgrade student to receive a STEPS award. Upon graduating from high school, having remained drug and crime free and demonstrating continued academic achievement, the STEPS recipient will receive $4,000 for tuition and fees at the College of Central Florida. To fully adopt the school and provide a scholarship for a boy and girl student is $20,000, which establishes two endowed scholarships at the adopted elementary school. e two endowed scholarships are both awarded each year in perpetuity. Donors may also elect to establish an initial scholarship for one student at the selected school for a $10,000 commitment. A $20,000 gift enables the donor to fully adopt the selected school making a scholarship available to a “ fth grade boy and girl. Following graduation, Calero met with family representatives of the two students to sign the mandatory paperwork. I think these two are great choices,Ž said Jeanne DuBois, Juaquins teacher and facilitator for the 5th grade team. We wish both students continued success!Ž (Kimberly was in Serena iessens class.) e students names will be engraved on the plaque in the schools front o ce. Congratulations, Kimberly and Juaquin!Chavez, Mendoza Earn CCF Scholarships Pamela Calero (left), coordinator of annual funds at the College of Central Florida, watches as Lizeth Chavez (right) signs the necessary paperwork for the S.T.E.P.S. scholarship Kimberly Chavez (center) received during the 5th grade graduation at Williston Elementary School. If Kimberly continues to meet all the criteria throughout her schooling, she will receive $4000 for tuition and fees at CCF after graduating from high school. A proud Juaquin Mendoza, a recent 5th grade graduate of Williston Elementary School, stands with family members Moises and Tomasa Mendoza, his brother and mother, and his aunt, Gloria Olivas. Juaquin also received a S.T.E.P.S. scholarship which he may use when he enters the College of Central Florida upon graduation from high school. Juaquin and Kimberly were nominated by their teachers. CHIEFLAND MEDICAL CENTER 1113 N.W. 23rd Ave. Chie and(Across the parking lot from Wal-Mart)OPENMon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m.5 p.m.Sat. 8:30 a.m. NoonWalk-ins Welcome!Call for an appointment: 493-9500 In the current period of record-setting drought, the conservation and wise management of water resources stand as important objectives for everyone living in the Suwannee River Basin. Farmers and ranchers in the area continue to take a leading role in outstanding natural resource management. Twenty-two Suwannee River Basin agriculturists will be recognized for their sustained e orts with a County Alliance for Responsible Stewardship (CARES) award during a dinner meeting on June 28. e event will be held at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center … Suwannee Valley Live Oak. CARES … the County Alliance for Responsible Environmental Stewardship … was founded by Florida Farm Bureau in 2001 and the Suwannee River Partnership to recognize superior natural resource conservation by agricultural producers. e program has now honored more than 450 agriculturists throughout the state. e fundamental component of the program is the voluntary action by farmers and ranchers to implement state-of-the-art natural resource management systems on their properties. e e ectiveness of these systems has been con“ rmed by outside experts. According to the Suwannee River Water Management District, for example, the voluntary implementation of such systems by agriculturists in the basin saves at least one billion gallons of water each growing season. In partnership with more than 60 public agencies, including the U.S. Department of Agricultures Natural Resource and Conservation Service, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the University of Floridas Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Floridas water management districts, agricultural organizations, businesses and local government, CARES has become a model for the rest of the nation. Florida farmers and ranchers depend upon the life-sustaining capacity of the natural resources they manage to maintain their livelihoods. More than 500 agriculturists statewide have received the CARES award in the past decade. Florida Farm Bureau President John Hoblick will join Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam to present CARES awards at the dinner. e awards event will begin with a dinner at 6 p.m. e site of the UF/IFAS facility is located approximately six miles east of Live Oak on Highway 136 in Suwannee County. Florida Farm Bureau is the Sunshine State's largest general agricultural organization with more than 140,000 memberfamilies representing Farm Bureaus in 60 counties. Membership provides a multitude of bene“ ts and you don't have to be a farmer to be a member of Florida Farm Bureau. Below are CARES award recipients who will be recognized at the June 28 dinner meeting. Alachua County … e Holly Factory, Hitchcock and Sons, Inc. Santa Fe River Ranch, Boyd Farm. Bradford County … Dyal Family Farm.Columbia County Willis Family; Ricky Philpot. Gilchrist County … Smith Farms of Bell, Inc.Hamilton County … Hugh and Jan Hunter; Murphy Bothers Farm. Je erson County … Walker and Sons Farm Inc. Lafayette County … Jody and Laura Land. Madison County … L & H Family Farm; Jimmy Harris and Sons Farms; Windy Hill Farm; Howard and Dorreen Curtis; Margie Foust Mcleod; Ben and Katherine Harris; Brett and Christy Lameier; Jimmy and Hilda Dixon; Red Oak Ranch; Washington Family Farm. Suwannee County … Sheri 's Boy's Ranch.Area Farm Producers Earn Recognition for Environmental Leadership Each year, Ocala Civic eatre is proud to be able to support the future of the performing arts through its scholarship program. More than $97,500 has been awarded to Marion County students majoring in the performing arts since the Ocala Civic eatre scholarship program was established in 1981. Scholarship winners must audition and are chosen by a panel of judges. At the end of each season, the winners are announced at the Harvey Awards, Ocala Civic eatre's version of the Tony Awards. e 10 current winners were recognized at the 23rd Annual Harvey Awards on June 16. is years scholarship winners are: € Nathan Batts (for instrumental music), attending the University of South Florida € Kevin Dill (for instrumental music), attending the University of North Florida € Gregory Hersey (for instrumental music), attending the University of North Florida € Yancey Reeder (for theatre arts and vocal music), attending the College of Central Florida and Florida State University € Victoria Sexton (for vocal music), attending the University of Florida € Tim Steis (for instrumental music), attending Florida State University € Jacob Titterington (for theatre arts), attending the University of Florida € Zachary Titterington (for theatre arts), attending Santa Fe College and the University of Florida € Inge Uys (for theatre arts), attending the University of Central Florida € Michelle Ware (for theatre arts), attending the University of Central Florida e Ocala Civic eatre is located at 4337 East Silver Springs Boulevard in the Appleton Cultural Center. e eatre produces more than 12 fully staged, professionalquality live performances each season and also hosts touring companies. Ocala Civic eatre is volunteer-based and is one of the largest community theatres in the state, serving more than 70,000 Marion, Citrus and Lake County residents each season.Scholarship Winners Announced


The Levy County Journal 7AJune 21, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Sudoku e answers for this weeks sudoku puzzle will appear in next weeks issue. Last week’s Sudoku 115 NOTICES115 NOTICES 135 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES 415 MOBILE HOME FOR SALE 445 WANT TO BUY540 LIVESTOCK Classifieds Journal Levy County ADVERTISER NOTICE — The Levy County Journal does not endorse, promote or encourage the purchase or sale of any product or service advertised in this newspaper. Advertisements are the sole responsibility of the advertiser. The Levy County Journal hereby disclaims all liability for any damage suffered as the result of any advertisement in this newspaper. The Levy County Journal has the sole authority to edit and locate any classi ed advertisement as deemed appropriate. The Levy County Journal reserves the right to refuse any advertising. --------FREE PREGNANCY TESTS – Con dential Harmony Pregnancy & Resource Center. Now open Mon. thru Thurs. from 11 AM to 6 PM. Call (352) 493-7773 or write to us at Harmony Pregnancy Center, P. O. Box 2557, Chie and, FL. tfnJf ---------AL-ANON MEETINGS IN WILLISTON — Join us for Al-Anon meetings on Monday evenings at 7 p.m. at the Midway Plaza located at 13451 NE Highway 27 Alt. in Williston. 1-800-851-1795. ftfn --------NARCONON — a nonpro t public bene t organization that specializes in helping people with drug or alcohol addictions assessments and more than 11,000 local referrals. Call (800) 556-8885 or visit www. drugrehab.net --------AA MEETING — FOR INFORMATION CALL NORTH CENTRAL Florida Intergroup Of ce at (352) 372-8091 which is also a 24hour local hotline number. --------ADDICTION RECOVERY MEETING Do you struggle with a Drug or Alcohol addiction? Come to our meetings held the 1st and 3rd Thursday night of the month at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church 7:00 PM – Hwy. 340 in Bell, at the ashing light, west of 129. Call 386/935-2300 or Kevin Craven at 352/463-8700 or go to www.grace-ministry. net for more info. Tfnf --------Guardian ad Litem Be the one to advocate for abused and neglected children who have never been told they are loved, smart, strong, worthy…that they are Somebody. Don’t wait to be the one to give them hope. No special background needed. Legal and staff support provided. The next class starts June 12th. Orientations held every 4th Thursday from 12-1 pm at 102 N. Main St, Chie and. For more info, call 352/4936051 or go to www.gal. alachua. .us. Only 50% of children in Levy County have an advocate to stand up for them. Call today – 352/493-6051 Visit today – www.gal. alachua. .us Tfn Jf --------NEW OPEN NA MEETING IN CEDAR KEY The United Methodist Church at SR 24 and 4th in Cedar Key is hosting a new N.A. meeting on Thursdays at 7 p.m. This is an Open Meeting for A.A. members as well as N.A. members. tfnf125 SERVICESSHEDS, SHEDS, SHEDS! — We move ’em. Best price in town. 352-493-0345. Joe’s Rollback Service. Credit cards accepted. TfnApJftfn WE WANT TO BUY YOUR VEHICLE, CAR, TRUCK, VAN – any make, any model, especially Honda, Toyota and Nissan, but any make will do. Title or no title, no problem; running or not, perfect or not so perfect condition. Paying up to $30,000 for vehicles. Call AJ at 813-335-3794. 7/12Jp GUNS AND CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMITS: Call (352) 493-4209 for information. 7/19Jp MIKE’S LAWN MAINTENANCE & PRESSURE WASHING SERVICE Mow it and Wash it with One Call to Mike at 352/215-9459. 6/28JpFLORIDA’S LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM needs volunteers to join its corps of dedicated advo-cates who protect the rights of elders residing in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult family care homes. The program’s local councils are seeking additional volunteers to identify, investigate and resolve residents’ concerns. Special training and certi cation is provided. All interested individuals who care about protecting the health, safety, welfare and rights of long-term care facility residents -who often have no one else to advocate for them -are encouraged to call toll-free (888) 831-0404 or visit the program’s Web site at http://ombudsman.myflorida. com. The local council meets at Haven Hospice of North Central Florida, 4200 NW 90th Boulevard in Gainesville to discuss the program’s current activities and give the public a chance to provide comments about long-term care facility issues. These public meetings begin at 12:30 p.m. Concerned citizens and those interested in volunteering are welcome to attend. tfnf210 HELP 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. 6/28Jp --------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 6/21Jb400 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. 6/21Jp --------3BEDROOM/2BATH ON 1 ACRE Assumable with terms. By Owner. $800 moves you in. Call for details (352) 318-9262. 6/21JpPRESTIGE of CHIEFLAND –See our oors plans & prices right at home. www. PrestigeHomeCenters .com Then call 1-800-477-2492 with any questions. 7/28Jb440 VACANT LAND FOR SALE1 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. 5/24Jp 4.75 ACRES – COUNTRY SETTING: In Williston, Florida. Only $39,900. Owner Financing. Call 802299-8489 6/28Jp445 WANT TO BUYJUNK CARS BOUGHT: $ 150 — $1,000. CALL 352453-7159 tfnJp 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 # 48-80156 53199-5. Call Mike at 352/215-9459. 6/28Jp CASH PAID FOR JUNK CARS. $300 and up. 352771-6191. 6/28Jp500 FOR SALEDIXIE MONUMENTS: Serving North Central Fla. for over a decade. Featuring beautiful bronze, marble & granite monuments in many colors and styles. Choose from 100s of designs or let us custom design any idea you may have! We have the latest technology in laser etchings and can also inscribe nal dates and lettering at the cemetery. Located at 1471 NE 512 Ave. (behind McCrab church) Hwy 349 – 7 miles north of Old Town. Open Tues-Fri 8-4 & Sat. 8-12 or call for after hour’s appt. Toll Free 1-877-542-3432 6/9/12Jp--------BEANIE BABIES & BEANIE BUDDIES. Large collection will sell as a group or individually. Call 352-262-4169 for more information. tfnJe --------LUMBER FOR SALE — Pine, cherry and cypress. Call Sammy at (352) 9493222. ptfn REGISTERED TENNESSEE WALKING HORSE MARE: 16 hand bay mare with excellent pedigree. Sire: Supreme Versatility Champion Investment Genius; Dam: linebred Go Boy’s Shadow with lots of Merry Boy, Midnight Sun and some Last Chance, NO Pride. Excellent broodmare, not trained to ride, halter handled. Regularly trimmed, shots and wormings, healthy. GOOD HOME ONLY. Call 386/9352880 or 386/854-0331 for more information. tfnJe555 AUTOMOBILES‘ 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. 7/12Jp ANY JUNK CAR – cash paid up to $300. 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The Levy County Journal8AJune 21, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923Log Cabin Quilters e Log Cabin Quilters met ursday, June 6th at the Levy County Quilt Museum. e Quilters had a great time going thru the fabric that had been donated. Most of the material would be ideal for dress-up days or projects around the house. Some of the pieces are so gorgeous that you wish you could think of something to make just to be able to use the fabric. Lois, B. J. and Pat O. brought in their quilt projects. B. J. and Pat have completed their quilts while Lois is still working on the top which is almost completed. Pat will probably enter hers in the State Fair in February. Gregg and the boys were out and got a lot done. e yard is looking so great thanks to their work and the rain. Inside, they moved furniture and cleaned for us. anks Lancaster. Dont forget we have rocking chairs that are just waiting for your visit. Our hours are Tuesday thru Saturday from 10 till 3. Lois Fink is working on this Plantation quilt. She is using old dish towels and working in fabric that goes with the patterns. Pat O. has nished her Christmas quilt. The scenes are three dimensional. This quilt should be a winner at the State Fair.Wilbur Dean Announces Candidacy for Levy County Clerk of Circuit CourtCiting a number of opportunities for improvement, Wilbur Dean announces his candidacy for election to the o ce of Clerk of the Circuit Court for Levy County. As provided by the Florida Constitution this o ce is responsible for circuit and county court cases, the o cial records and assisting the board of County Commissioners by accounting for county “ nances which includes budget preparation, paying the bills and writing the paychecks for all department employees under the Board. I believe that I have the leadership ability and work ethic necessary to perform these duties and provide positive improvements that the people of Levy County deserve,Ž Dean said. Noting the rapid growth of court cases and the demands of costly judicial time and space, Dean maintains that he will be proactive in seeing that cases travel through the system in the most e cient manner to alleviate costs.  e preservation of all public records in a manner which allows public access is a top priority,Ž Dean says. I will bring o cial records current and maintain all records as required by law and provide means for access by the public.Ž In a strong statement Dean declares that accounting for the commissions “ nances calls for a cooperative e ort between the Clerk and the Board of Commissioners. Having served 8 years as a County Commissioner I am well aware of this point and I will work diligently with the Board in a cooperative e ort,Ž Dean states. e Clerks o ce is funded in part by the state, fees and advalorem taxes. I will be innovative in acquiring grant funds, constant in controlling expenditures and untiring in my e orts to make this the most e ective and e ciently cooperated Clerks o ce possible. Dean has served on the Levy County Soil and Water Board since 2003. In 2007-2008 he was elected President of the Florida Association of Conservation Districts and has represented Florida on the National Association of Conservation Districts Board of Directors since 2006. Dean has served on numerous other public service functions and non-pro“ t organizations for the betterment of Levy County. He is an active member and Deacon at First Baptist Church in Bronson. Dean is married to Candy Dean, his wife of 26 years. ey have two children, Levi and Morgan. Please join us to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary ofBetty Ann & Bill ArnoldSaturday, June 23rd 2:00 4:00 p.m. Whitehurst Lodge 9820 SW County Road 346 Archer, Florida 32618 Given by their family. Your presence is gift enough.No local invitations will be sent. 50th Wedding Anniversary Mitchs Gold & Diamonds Call-Only Savings Just For You!10% OFFA Single Item $99+*And Say*Some Exclusions Apply Offer Ends July 31st, 2012Call 1-877-506-8553Over 55,000 products from the industrys top brands for musicians at every skill level „only at Musicians Friend!SAVEMORE10 Log Cabin Quilters e Log Cabin Quilters met ursday, June 14 at the Levy County Quilt Museum. It was a work day, rearranging the tables, sorting notions and showing o new aprons. We got a lot done and enjoyed being able to visit with each other. Ann and Joyce brought in new aprons. We made patterns of some of the aprons and loved the rick rack that Joyce had put on her apron. Friday the boys were out and they worked hard. We had gotten in two large rolls of batting … probably 6-7 foot long and 3-4 foot in diameter. ey had to move things around till the space between the kitchen and sewing room had a wide path. e batting was then cut into 9 foot lengths and each section was folded and rolled for storage and later use. e 9 foot by 6 -7 foot section will make a king size quilt. Some of the boys were kept busy cutting the grass which had really grown thanks to the rain. anks so much Lancaster. Doris is coming along on the museum area. Shes ready to look into the boxes that we had “ lled earlier and put some of the items back out. Come out and take a look some time. e rocking chairs have been dusted o and are ready for rocking. B J has nished hand quilting her Washington Rose quilt. B J enjoys hand-stitching the entire quilt which includes stitching the pieces together and the hand applique.Hayden Philman is proud to announce the birth of his baby brother, Avery Lane Philman. Avery was born at the Women's Center at North Florida Medical Center on May 2, 2012 at 6:24 p.m. He weighed 7 pounds and 11 ounces and was 20 inches long. His proud parents are Christopher and Jennifer Pruitt Philman of Chie” and. Grandparents are Billy and Rene Philman of Bell, Charles and Cheryl Moore of Chie” and and Jim and Doris Pruitt of Ocala. He is the great-grandson of Mildred Hurst of Trenton, and the great-grandson of the late A.J. and Mary Snead of Bell and the late Johnnie and Synthie Philman of Bell. He was also welcomed home by many aunts, uncles and cousins.Philman Birth Announcement


www.levyjournalonline.com L e v y L i f e Levy LifeLEVY COUNTY JOURNAL VOL. 88, NO. 51 50 CENTS THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012 Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923SECTION BFound Photo Identi ed Archer Student Graduates from Tulane UniversityAmanda Mikell of Archer graduated from the School of Liberal Arts at Tulane University with a Master of Fine Arts degree. Mikell and fellow class members were honored at the ceremony which included all the pomp and circumstance of a traditional commencement but with a New Orleans twist, including bagpipes, herald trumpets and a second-line jazz precession. Music was provided by Dr. Michael Whites Original Liberty Jazz Band and jazz singer Wanda Rouzan. Tulane University was founded in 1834 in New Orleans and has ten schools and colleges o ering degrees in architecture, business law, liberal arts, medicine, public health and tropical medicine, the sciences and engineering, and social work. Congratulations Amanda for a job very well done.Cadet Meets Subjects of Winning Essay – Battle of Midway VeteransLast weekend in St. Augustine, Fla. more than 800 military veterans, active duty servicemen, Navy League supporters, and interested members of the public gathered to commemorate the Battle of Midway, almost seventy years ago to the day of the 1942 attack on Midway Atoll, an island at the extreme northwest end of the Hawaiian Island chain in the Paci“ c ocean. is is the largest event of its kind to observe the anniversary of this important con” ict during World War II. As part of the festivities, US Naval Sea Cadets and Junior ROTC groups throughout north central Florida and southern Georgia were invited to participate in an essay contest about the battle with prizes to be awarded at the dinner. Cadet Cole Arnold, age 14 of Manatee Division in Yankeetown, penned his 700 word entry and then recorded the required YouTube video reciting his paper on board the US America Victory ship located at Channelside in Tampa. His hard work earned him a third place “ nish. Seaman Arnold, who has been a history bu his whole life,Ž was thrilled to meet veterans who were actually on the USS Yorktown (CV-5) and other ships that he learned about when doing his research. During the reception he was able to spend time one on one speaking with Woody Richmond who had to abandon ship during combat. Winners were treated to a black tie dinner event, complete with a Navy band, a POW/ MIA ceremony and a key note address from Vice Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Mark Ferguson. e cadet was most impressed by hearing all of the stories of the di erent prisoners and what they had to go through.Ž Towards the end of the evening Admiral Ferguson personally presented Cole with his plaque and congratulated him for his e orts. Looking forward to joining the Marines one day, the cadets parting thoughts in his essay re” ect his love of country: As generations change, the unwavering and undaunted American spirit will not. Midway showed us that against all odds we prevailed and “ nished strong. Midway wasnt just a battle but a statement of our strength.ŽSeaman Cole Arnold receiving his award from Vice Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Mark Ferguson.Seaman Cole Arnold with WWII Veteran Wood (Woody) Richmond. Found PhotoIn the Fall of 2003, a Levy County Journal sta er discovered a white box full of photographs that may or may not have run in earlier editions of the newspaper. e box was unmarked, and the photographs remain unidenti“ ed and unclaimed. Hence the name of our feature: Found Photo. We ask our readers to take a look and see if they can identify the folks in the photo, as well as the story behind it.Call or write to us at PO Box 2990, Chie and, FL 32644-2990 or email editor@levyjournal.com. e Levy County Beekeepers Club had a great meeting this month. ere were 21 members and guests present. We had three new members join at the meeting and two joined at the Booth at the Watermelon Festival. We had a good response from public at the Booth. We raised a good amount of money from the sale of tickets on the Quilt and selling peanut & pecan brittle that was made and donated by Barbara Bath. anks Barbara. And thanks to all the members that helped at the Festival. Remember, we only have about one and a half months until the National Honey Bee Day. is year it will be in Ocala at the Ocala Livestock Pavilion on Aug. 18 … so if you have anything for the auction, please contact any club member. We will be serving hamburgers and hot dogs with all the “ xings along with drinks and desserts. e auction will be at the end of the day with something for everyone and a few antiques. We would like to thank all our sponsors, also. e Florida Wild” ower Growers Co-op has supplied us with packets of wild” ower seed to sell to help raise money. Contact any club member if you want seeds to plant this fall. We meet the 1st ursday of each month at #4 West Park Ave. in Chie” and at 7 p.m. You do not have to keep bees to join the club, just come and talk about how the bees keep our “ elds and yards beautiful and healthy with colorful ” owers, vegetables and fruits. For more information on anything mentioned contact: Byron Teerlink, President at 352/493-2216 or Leon Bath, Vice President at 352/493-2329; or email: levycountybeeclub@levycountybeekeepersclub.com. New website: North-centralFloridaBeekeepersAssociation.com Leon Bath, VP Levy County Beekeepers News Retiring School Lunch Ladies Honored for Years of ServiceIn all there are 92 years of service represented in these dedicated ladies feeding the children of Levy County. ank you Ladies for keeping our children fed each day. L to r -Helen Watson, retiring after 27 years of service as lunchroom manager at Williston High School; Candy Barber, who retired earlier this year after 40 years of service as a lunchroom manager at Chie” and Elementary and then as Food Service Coordinator; and Kay Maxwell retiring after 25 years of service as lunchroom manager at Chie” and Elementary School. Pictured with them is Chie” and Elementary Principal Angel omas. Retiring School Lunch Ladies Honored for Years of Service Levy Ladies Retire from School System is weeks picture is of Jim Cason, President and Hope Slaughter, Administrative Asst. (is married now) at the grand opening of Nature Coast Financial Services in February 1997. NCFS is a subsidiary of Perkins Financial Group.


The Levy County Journal2BJune 21, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Levy County Community Calendar BRONSONBronson 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. 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 GAMESŽ 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.Bronson Town Council Meeting July 2 e Bronson Town Council will meet on Mon. July 2 at 7 p.m. at the Dogan S. Cobb Municipal Building. City Hall … 352/486-2354.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 bronsoncoc@gmail.com or laci_ lynn@hotmail.com. If you would like more information about joining the Greater Bronson Area Chamber of Commerce or about meeting times, please email info@bronsoncoc.com CEDAR KEYCedar Key City Council Meeting July 17 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 July 3. City Hall is located at 490 2nd Street … 352/543-5132.Cedar Key Arts CenterJuly 16-27 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Summer Visual Arts Education. Learn from the professionals: ceramics, drawing, sculpture, jewelry, alternative photographyƒ 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 Michaels Arts and Crafts; Middle-school to high school students eligible; Free; Contact Alexandria Zettler (awz08@my.fsu.edu) prior to June 11 for screening/ permission; Limited enrollment July 17-27 from 9 … 11:30 a.m. daily-A Childrens 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!!!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. YANKEETOWN-INGLISYankeetown-Inglis Woman’s Club Events ZumbaLooking for a fun way to get in your exercise? Look no further than your friendly Yankeetown-Inglis Womans 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 yiwomansclub@gmail.comFWGP Sets Photo Shoot Dates for WGP July 1Friends of e Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve (FWGP) is holding a series of fundraising events on 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 Regular July 2 e Yankeetown Regular Council meeting will be July 2 at 7 p.m. Planning and Zoning Regular meeting is July 3 at 6:30 p.m. On July 16 there will be a Budget Workshop at 5:30 p.m. with a Tentative Special Council meeting at 7 p.m. e Board of Trustees will meet on July 18 at 5:45 p.m. City Hall is at 6241 Harmony Lane, 352/447-2511 Levy County Saltwater and Freshwater Tides DAY HIGH TIDE HEIGHT SUNRISE MOON % MOON /LOW TIME /FEET SUNSET TIME VISIBLECedar KeyTh 21 High 4:15 AM 3.4 6:34 AM Rise 8:23 AM 1 21 Low 9:33 AM 1.6 8:34 PM Set 10:08 PM 21 High 3:11 PM 4.2 21 Low 10:20 PM -0.1 F 22 High 4:47 AM 3.4 6:34 AM Rise 9:20 AM 4 22 Low 10:14 AM 1.6 8:34 PM Set 10:46 PM 22 High 3:50 PM 4.1 22 Low 10:54 PM 0 Sa 23 High 5:19 AM 3.5 6:34 AM Rise 10:17 AM 10 23 Low 10:56 AM 1.5 8:35 PM Set 11:23 PM 23 High 4:33 PM 4 23 Low 11:31 PM 0.1 Su 24 High 5:54 AM 3.6 6:35 AM Rise 11:16 AM 17 24 Low 11:44 AM 1.4 8:35 PM Set 11:59 PM 24 High 5:22 PM 3.8 M 25 Low 12:10 AM 0.4 6:35 AM Rise 12:15 PM 26 25 High 6:32 AM 3.6 8:35 PM 25 Low 12:38 PM 1.3 25 High 6:21 PM 3.5 Tu 26 Low 12:54 AM 0.7 6:35 AM Set 12:35 AM 35 26 High 7:15 AM 3.7 8:35 PM Rise 1:15 PM 26 Low 1:42 PM 1.1 26 High 7:36 PM 3.2 W 27 Low 1:46 AM 1.1 6:35 AM Set 1:12 AM 46 27 High 8:05 AM 3.8 8:35 PM Rise 2:17 PM 27 Low 2:56 PM 0.9 27 High 9:06 PM 3 Suwannee River EntranceTh 21 High 4:21 AM 3 6:34 AM Rise 8:23 AM 1 21 Low 9:51 AM 1.5 8:35 PM Set 10:08 PM 21 High 3:17 PM 3.7 21 Low 10:38 PM -0.1 F 22 High 4:53 AM 3 6:34 AM Rise 9:20 AM 4 22 Low 10:32 AM 1.5 8:35 PM Set 10:47 PM 22 High 3:56 PM 3.6 22 Low 11:12 PM 0 Sa 23 High 5:25 AM 3.1 6:34 AM Rise 10:18 AM 10 23 Low 11:14 AM 1.4 8:35 PM Set 11:24 PM 23 High 4:39 PM 3.5 23 Low 11:49 PM 0.1 Su 24 High 6:00 AM 3.2 6:35 AM Rise 11:16 AM 17 24 Low 12:02 PM 1.3 8:36 PM Set 12:00 PM 24 High 5:28 PM 3.3 M 25 Low 12:28 AM 0.4 6:35 AM Rise 12:15 PM 26 25 High 6:38 AM 3.2 8:36 PM 25 Low 12:56 PM 1.2 25 High 6:27 PM 3.1 Tu 26 Low 1:12 AM 0.7 6:35 AM Set 12:35 AM 35 26 High 7:21 AM 3.3 8:36 PM Rise 1:15 PM 26 Low 2:00 PM 1 26 High 7:42 PM 2.8 W 27 Low 2:04 AM 1 6:36 AM Set 1:12 AM 46 27 High 8:11 AM 3.3 8:36 PM Rise 2:17 PM 27 Low 3:14 PM 0.9 27 High 9:12 PM 2.6 Withlacoochee River EntranceTh 21 High 4:22 AM 3.1 6:33 AM Rise 8:22 AM 1 21 Low 10:28 AM 1.5 8:33 PM Set 10:06 PM 21 High 3:18 PM 3.8 21 Low 11:15 PM -0.1 F 22 High 4:54 AM 3.1 6:33 AM Rise 9:19 AM 4 22 Low 11:09 AM 1.5 8:33 PM Set 10:45 PM 22 High 3:57 PM 3.7 22 Low 11:49 PM 0 Sa 23 High 5:26 AM 3.2 6:34 AM Rise 10:16 AM 10 23 Low 11:51 AM 1.4 8:33 PM Set 11:22 PM 23 High 4:40 PM 3.6 Su 24 Low 12:26 AM 0.1 6:34 AM Rise 11:15 AM 17 24 High 6:01 AM 3.3 8:33 PM Set 11:58 PM 24 Low 12:39 PM 1.3 24 High 5:29 PM 3.5 M 25 Low 1:05 AM 0.4 6:34 AM Rise 12:13 PM 26 25 High 6:39 AM 3.3 8:34 PM 25 Low 1:33 PM 1.2 25 High 6:28 PM 3.2 Tu 26 Low 1:49 AM 0.7 6:34 AM Set 12:34 AM 35 26 High 7:22 AM 3.4 8:34 PM Rise 1:14 PM 26 Low 2:37 PM 1 26 High 7:43 PM 2.9 W 27 Low 2:41 AM 1 6:35 AM Set 1:11 AM 46 27 High 8:12 AM 3.5 8:34 PM Rise 2:16 PM 27 Low 3:51 PM 0.9 27 High 9:13 PM 2.7 is week Last week Year agoSteers over 600 lbs 2% 5% 3% Steers under 600 lbs 38% 38% 41% Heifers over 600 lbs 2% 5% 1% Heifers under 600 lbs 31% 36% 31% Feeder cows 6% 5% 1% Slaughter cows 17% 8% 21% Bulls 4% 3% 2%Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 1200-1570 1342 82.00-86.00 83.93 1300-1335 1315 89.00-94.00 91.68 HD 1215-1435 1288 75.00-80.00 76.86 LD 1605-1710 1649 84.00-89.00 86.99 Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 915-1180 1027 78.00-87.00 80.55 905-1145 1006 72.00-79.00 74.94 LD 1270-1805 1540 81.00-87.00 83.64 1225-1445 1308 75.00-80.00 77.84 LD Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 910-1140 1028 77.00-82.00 78.52 1020-1170 1101 72.00-77.00 73.68 LD 1225-1260 1238 77.00-79.00 78.34 Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 1115-1460 1286 95.00-104.00 98.71 1505-1985 1776 98.00-105.00 102.41 Feeder Steers and Bulls Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 255-290 270 225.00-240.00 231.53 300-340 324 195.00-216.00 202.52 350-395 371 190.00-214.00 197.22 400-435 418 165.00-188.00 175.52 450-490 471 154.00-188.00 167.95 500-545 520 154.00-164.00 158.87 550-595 571 147.00-160.00 151.88 Feeder Steers and Bulls Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 305-345 321 180.00-200.00 187.83 350-390 375 164.00-190.00 178.19 400-445 422 152.00-179.00 164.28 450-495 469 147.00-164.00 154.71 510-540 526 138.00-151.00 146.19 555-570 562 142.00-147.00 144.23 600-615 613 135.00-144.00 142.53 665-675 670 132.50-139.00 135.52 Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 250-290 276 177.50-198.00 186.22 300-345 326 168.00-180.00 175.37 355-395 378 165.00-177.00 171.53 405-435 423 155.00-170.00 161.35 450-495 472 146.00-163.00 154.58 500-540 520 145.00-157.00 149.59 550-560 555 140.00-152.50 146.13 600-640 617 135.00-140.00 137.95 Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 205-230 215 170.00-180.00 176.43 250-290 270 168.00-190.00 176.54 305-345 319 154.00-175.00 165.64 355-395 372 154.00-169.00 161.31 405-445 428 143.00-158.00 153.09 450-495 478 140.00-152.00 145.33 515-530 524 134.00-140.00 136.83 560-567 566 129.00-139.00 137.76 615-625 620 116.00-118.00 117.01 665-695 677 110.00-120.00 115.26 Bred Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 915-1005 989 98.00-118.00 109.54 1145-1165 1160 95.00-109.00 99.26 Cow Calf Pairs Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 900-1000 950 800.00-825.00 811.84 1200-1250 1225 850.00-950.00 898.98Florida Cattle Auctions Weekly SummaryBartow, FL Fri June 1, 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 7,155 compared to 8,373 last week, and 7,674 last year. According to the Florida Federal-State Livestock Market News Service: Compared to one week ago, slaughter cows and bulls 4.00 to 6.00 lower, feeder steers unevenly steady, heifers steady to 3.00 higher, replacement cows mostly steady.continued on page 3B Weather Forecast http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/bronson/32621/daily-weather-forecast/332291 REUNIONSParrish, Nettles, Polk Reunion e annual Parrish, Nettles Polk Reunion will be held on Sunday July 15, 2012 at Hart Springs Park, Bell, Florida. ( ere is an entrance fee). Pavilion A. Lunch will start at 12:30 p.m. All paper goods will be provided. Bring all the family and your favorite food. Come early and stay late. If you have any questions call Patti at 352/871-3960.


The Levy County Journal 3BJune 21, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Inglis Council Meeting July 10 e Town of Inglis next regular Commission meeting will be on July 10 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. NOTE: the website at towno“ nglis.org is currently under construction.Cleaning For a Reason – for Cancer PatientsIf you know any woman currently undergoing chemotherapy, please pass the word to her that there is a cleaning service that provides free housecleaning … once per month for four months while she is in treatment. All she has to do is sign up and have her doctor fax a note con“ rming the treatment. Cleaning for a Reason will have a participating maid service in her zip code area arrange for the service. is organization serves the entire US and currently has 547 partners to help these women. It is our job to pass the word and let them know that there are people out there that care. Be a blessing to someone and pass this information along. http://www.cleaningforareason.org/. ank you … from the Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club.WILLISTONWilliston Lions Club Events e Williston Lions Club is located at 401 SE 6th Avenue in Williston where we have regular events throughout the week and month for all to participate. We are looking for new members and volunteers so if you want to help out the community and have something enjoyable to do, come and see us. Our meetings are held every month on the 2nd Tuesday of the month and guests are very welcome. We will be planning future events so your assistance in this matter is greatly appreciated. If you need to reach us by phone call 352342-7525. ursdays: Bingo @ 7 p.m. We o er two Jackpots. If an attendee brings a friend, that attendee will get a free card. Saturdays: Farmers Market and Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. WE SOAR Fish Fry Fundraiser June 23WE SOAR, Inc. will be sponsoring a Fish Fry Fundraiser on Saturday June 23 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.at the Allen Chapel AME Church dining hall, 48 NE 9th Street, Williston Lunches, for a $7 donation, will include: Fish, 2 sides (baked beans, cole slaw or french fries) All proceeds will bene“ t the organizations community and youth programs which include the summer arts program, GospelFest and Back to School Jamboree. WE SOAR is a community organization that utilize the arts, education and recreation to provide educational opportunities, community service, mentoring, and cultural and spiritual enrichment for the youth and community. For more information call 352/361-6528 or 352/528-2170.Williston City Council Meetings e Williston City Council meets at City Hall on the “ rst Tuesday after the “ rst Monday of each month and again in two weeks on Tuesday after the “ rst one at 7 p.m. in the Williston City Council Room. City Hall is at 50 NW Main Street, Williston, 352/528-3060. Williston Independence Day Celebration July 3On Tuesday July 3, 2012, Williston will celebrate Independence Day in hometown style. e annual parade will begin at 5:00 p.m. e parade theme is Made In America.Ž is year we are honoring Mimi Hale as our Grand Marshall with appreciation for serving our community so many years. Following the parade, the gates at the Horsemans Park will open at 6:00 p.m. with the opening ceremony beginning at 7:00 p.m. ere is no admission fee to this event. A $2.00 donation will be accepted for our JROTC parking attendants. ere will be food, rides for the children, booths, and musical entertainment from local performers such as Javier Hernandez, and the main attraction Shane Wooten BandŽ. Please remember to bring your lawn chairs or blankets. No coolors or pets will be allowed through the gates. e evening will end with a fabulous “ reworks display at sundown (about 9:30 p.m.) Anyone interested in participating in the parade or have any questions in general, contact, Cyndie McQuaig at City Hall (528-3060). e deadline for parade entries is ursday June 28, 2012 at NOON. Anyone interested in having a booth at the “ eld, contact Mary Kline at e Chamber of Commerce (528-5552).AARP Chapter 92 Political Forum July 14AARP Chapter 912 is sponsoring a Political Forum for Levy County-wide candidates on Sat., 7/14/12, in the Williston Community Center located in Williston City Hall building. Voter registration will be available on site. CHIEFLANDChie and Chamber General Members and Board of Directors Meeting June 22 e 4th Friday of each month, our next meeting is on the schedule for Fri., June 22 at 12:00 Noon, in the Haven Hospice of the Tri-Counties meeting room located at 311 NE 9th Street (o of Hwy 27). A bu et Lunch will be provided compliments of this months Sponsors Tri-County Chiropractic and All Seasons Heating & Air Conditioning. All our Chamber members are invited to come share in our monthly meetings with a free lunch sponsored by one of our local businesses and an opportunity to meet and greet fellow members. Seating space is limited so please Reserve your seat by emailing the Chamber o ce at: chie” andchamber@ bellsouth.net or by calling the Chamber o ce at 352-4931849. Remember, our voicemail is always available even if we are not. e Board of Directors will meet at 11:00 a.m. and the doors open for the reports and members segment at 12:00 Noon as usual. Maureen Gentry, Executive Director of the Chie” and Chamber of Commerce.Enrollment Open House at CF Levy Center June 28 e College of Central Florida Levy Center will o er an Enrollment Open House on ursday, June 28, and will waive the $30 application fee for all students who start an online application during the event. e open house will be held from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the CF Levy Center, 114 Rodgers Blvd. in Chie” and. e Enrollment Open House is for prospective students who plan to attend or are cons idering attending any campus at the College of Central Florida. Students and parents will have an opportunity to meet with the experts from admissions, “ nancial aid and advisement. Individuals who attend will learn how to apply, submit JournalYour Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923Levy Countycall 352-490-4462 or email advertising@ levyjournal.com Around the Nature Coast Summertime Is the Time to Give Blood e next time you climb into your car in the afternoon and the seats and the steering wheel are just slightly cooler than a fully-“ red charcoal grill, think of it as a reminder that its a good time to donate blood. Summer, when school is out and families hit the road for vacations, is a time when donors are in short supply, but the need for blood is as strong as ever. If its been a while since you donated, theres no better time than now. In about the time it would take to shop for groceries for a week or knock out a crossword puzzle a blood donor can save a life. Donors must be 17 or older, or 16 with parental consent, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good health. A photo ID is also required. Donors get cookies and a cool T-shirt. Roll up your sleeve this summer. LifeSouth really needs your help. Please join us at the following community blood drives and look for the Bloodmobile at: June 22 & 23 … Williston City Hall from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day. June 27 … Cross City Foodland in Evans Square from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.Skills Gap Forums in Marion & Citrus CountiesA series of Skills Gap Forums will be presented by Workforce Connection to discover the skills needed to “ ll jobs local employers have available now or in the near future. Employers are invited to participate in any and all of the county-based industry sector forums as well as regional forums for industries that impact all three counties. e forums will be conducted by the Chicago-based “ rm of omas P. Miller and Associates and are designed to identify critical skills employers need for their industry. e Skills Gap ForumsŽ will guide local economic development, workforce and education partners in developing strategies and curricula to help close skills gaps. Employers input is key to making the connection between the skills that are needed and the jobs that are available. Marion County: Friday, June 29 at CFs Klein Conference Center, 3001 SW College Road, in Ocala … Information Technology June 29 from 8:30-10 a.m.; Business and Financial Services June 29 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Citrus County: ursday, June 28 at CFs Citrus Campus, 3800 S. Lecanto Highway, in Lecanto … Manufacturing 8:3010:30 a.m.; Business and Financial Services 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Healthcare (Regional Forum) 1:30-3:30 p.m.; Information Technology 4-6 p.m. Employers and/or their representatives may attend any forums regardless of location. Refreshments will be provided. To RSVP, or for more information, call 800-746-9950, ext. 2230 or register online at www.clmworkforce.com. Levy County BoCC July 3 e Levy County Board of County Commissioners will meet on Tues. July 3 at 9 a.m. in the meeting room of the courthouse located at 355 S. Court Street in Bronson.FL Long-Term Care Ombudsman Meeting June 21 e Florida Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program council meets on June 21 at Haven Hospice of North Central Florida, 4200 NW 90th Boulevard in Gainesville to discuss the programs current activities and give the public a chance to provide comments about long-term care facility issues. ese public meetings begin at 12:30 p.m. Concerned citizens and those interested in volunteering are welcome to attend. A short video introducing the program will play 15 minutes prior to the meeting. Call toll-free (888) 831-0404 or visit the programs Web site at http://ombudsman.my” orida.com.Levy County Transportation Disadvantaged Coordinating Board Meeting June 21 e Levy County Transportation Disadvantaged Coordinating Board will conduct its rescheduled regular business meeting on urs., June 21, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in the Levy County Courthouse in the County Commissioners Board Room, located at 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, Florida 32621. e board meeting is open to the public. Please bring materials with you to the meeting. Your usual cooperation is appreciated. If you have any questions, contact me at lyeatter@wrpc.cc or at 352/732=1315. ext. 225.WRPC Board of Directors Meeting Cancelled for June 21 e WRPC Board of Directors meeting originally scheduled for ursday, June 21, 2012, at 7:00 p.m., has been cancelled. e next meeting of the Board of Directors is scheduled for July 19, 2012, at 7:00 p.m., at the WRPC o ces located at 1241 SW 10th Street, Ocala, FL.The Original Florida Tourism Task Force Meeting June 25 e Original Florida Tourism Task Force will hold a meeting of the Marketing Committee on Monday, June 25, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Steinhatchee Landing Resor, 203 Ryland Circle, Steinhatchee, FL 32359; Phone: 352-498-3513 e purpose of the meeting is to work on the 2012-13 marketing plan, as well as other ongoing projects. Please RSVP by Friday, June 22, 2012 via email if you plan to attend. For more information please contact: Bryan omas, Director, 2009 NW 67 Place, Gainesville, FL 32653; (352) 955-2200 ext. 106; (352) 955-2209 fax; thomas@ncfrpc.orgHorseshoe Beach Fireworks Show July 6It was said that Horseshoes “ reworks show was one of the best around last year and we are getting ready now for the 2012 show. Vendors can set up free so get your plans together and call Dennis Buckley for information and reservations at 352/489-5986. Horseshoe Beachs 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.Nature Coast Business Dev. Council Meeting July 10 e Nature Coast Business Development Council will conduct its regular monthly meeting at 9:00 a.m. on July 10 at Workforce Connections Levy Resource Center, 109 NW 3rd Ave., Chie” and. Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Anyone wishing to speak at the meeting can contact the Executive Director to be placed on the agenda. (352) 4936797 or email director@naturecoast.orgSVP Summer Youth Production in Rehearsal Starting July 13Suwannee Valley Players announce the start-up rehearsals for the Summer Youth Production of C.S. Lewis classic  e Lion, e Witch, and the Wardrobe. is production brings to life on stage the tale of Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy, who in a summer visit to the country “ nd themselves in a battle of good verses evil in the fantasy world of Narnia. e players would like to encourage everyone to save the dateŽ of July 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, or 22 to be sure you dont miss this classic brought to you by the youth of the tri-county area. Advance tickets will be on sale the week of June 25 and will be available from Curves of Chie” and. Ticket prices are $10 General Admission; $8 Seniors, Military personnel, and students; $5 under 12.Levy County Republicans’ Monthly Meeting July 16 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. Do You Have Questions About Medicare?Do you have questions about your options for Medicare, Medicare/Medicaid, Disability, Supplemental Insurance, Part D Prescription Drug Plans, or Medicare Billings? If you do, come see SHINE, a volunteer program with the Florida Department of Elder A airs, for one-on-one counseling. SHINE provides free, unbiased and con“ dential assistance. If you cannot come to a site call the Elder Helpline at 1-800-262-2243 to be referred to a SHINE Volunteer near you. SPECIAL MEETINGS: Ask any questions you have. 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.Community Calendar continued from page 2B continued on page 7B 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. Hathaway Ave., Bronson BRONSON RESTAURANT LIVE BAND on weekends Crab Legs € Cat“ sh € Fried Shrimp € Boiled Shrimp € Breaded Fish Fingers € Mullet € Clam Strips € Stuffed Crab


The Levy County Journal4BJune 21, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 JOHN ROBERT STEVENS February 18, 1938 … June 12, 2012John Robert Stevens of Morriston, Florida passed away on June 12, 2012 at the age of 74. He was born on February 18, 1938 in Williston to John Everett and Marie Stevens. He moved to Morriston from Inglis 12 years ago. He was of the Christian faith and a member of Sheppards Chapel out of Arkansas. He worked as a Law Enforcement O cer for many years. He worked as a Deputy for Levy County and was Chief of Police for Cedar Key. He enjoyed “ shing, gardening, shrimping, oystering, being outdoors, was an animal lover and especially loved being with his family and friends. Mr. Stevens was preceded in death by his son Tracey Davis Stevens. He is survived by his wife of 30 years Celeste Stevens; son George Stevens; daughters Julieann Stevens and Vicki Davis (Eddie); brother Everett Stevens (Teresa); sisters Harriet ompson and Pearl Bradley; grandchildren Breonna Stevens and Shelby Davis and his stepsisters Irene Harden and Cleo Allen. Visitation was held on Friday, June 15, 2012 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Knau Funeral Home-Williston. Graveside services were held on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Cedar Key Cemetery with Revered Todd Pope o ciating. Arrangements are under the care of Knau Funeral Home-WillistonRICHARD BAXTER PHILLIPS JR.July 24, 1961 … June 12, 2012Richard Baxter Phillips, Jr. of Bronson, Florida died on June 12, 2012 at his mothers home in Chestertown, MD after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 50.R.B. was born on July 24, 1961 in Chestertown, Maryland. He was the son of Richard Baxter Phillips, Sr. and his wife Lynne H. Phillips of Millington, Maryland and Jean Brown Gillespie and her husband Edward Gillespie of Chestertown, Maryland. He attended Kent School and West Nottingham Academy. R.B. served two years with the United States Air Force Stateside and was honorably discharged. He worked in Kent County and Queen Annes County, Maryland before moving to Florida. ere, he worked in the construction industry, installing dry wall and insulation as well as working various carpentry jobs. He enjoyed “ shing, boating, outdoor sports, and did beautiful wood carvings. In addition to his parent, he is survived by a daughter, Ashelie Diane Phillips of Cummings, Georgia; a son; Richard B. Phillips, III of Cummings, two sisters, Mary Elizabeth Evans of Chestertown, Maryland and Debbie Gazzerro of Warwick, Maryland; and four brothers: Todd Gillespie of Chestertown, Steve Gillespie of Williamsburg, Virginia, Jim Gillespie of Chestertown and Ryan Phillips of Baltimore, Maryland. Pending travel arrangements, a celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of ” owers, contributions may be made to Chester River Homecare and Hospice, 100 Brown Street, Chestertown, MD 21620. Arrangements by: Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home, P.A. 130 Speer Road Chestertown, MD 21620. Online condolences may be sent W o r s h i p D i r e c t o r y Worship Directory Come and Worship 8:45 am Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 7:00 pm Wednesday Bible Study (except 3rd Wednesday)Reverend Priscilla Scherrah, PastorTel. 352-486-2281 Bronson United Methodist Church235 Court Street Bronson, Florida Serving God & Loving PeopleŽ Sunday:Sunday School 9:15 am Morning Worship 10:30 am Discipleship Hour 5:00 pm Evening Worship 6:30 pmTuesday:Sr. Adult Bible Study 10:00amWednesday:Church Supper 5:30pm RA/GA Childrens Program 6:30pm Full Throttle Youth 6:30pm Prayer Hour 6:30pmPastor Troy A. Turner 451 S. Court Street Bronson, FL 32621352.486.2282 of 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 ObituariesDon’t Build Your Life on the Loose Gravel Ellzey UnitedMethodist ChurchCorner of 336 & Hwy 24 Worship Service ............ 11 a.m. Sunday School. ...............10 a.m.Pastor Doug Fleming A friend of mine asked me the other day if I thought it was a good idea for him to buy his son a dirt bike. Before he was even “ nished asking, I was already setting about to put a halt to that nonsense. If he was thinking Id endorse such a plan in front of his wife, he was sadly mistaken. Before he could safely drag her o beyond earshot Id barraged them with at least a half dozen tales of the near death encounters Id experienced as a kid on my little Honda XR-75. e one that “ nally caused her to gasp and give him the look was the story of the time I was scooting along on a loose Mississippi gravel road with my little brother Heath on back. e following re-telling brings shivers up my spine too: Heath had been whining that morning about having to wear his head protection. He complained he looked goofy in my old football helmetsaid the mouthpiece tasted funny. (Maybe Id called him hard-headed so long he was starting to believe it.) Anyway, I had to end up agreeing to wear my helmet too before hed hush. Within minutes we were cruising miles from home; way too far out really, considering wed been told to stay in the yard. Its not like we had any place to be either. Of course, we had that little engine wound out on the o chance we might need to get there quick. (People had always told us we were headed nowhere fast.) Despite the squirrelly handling the motorcycle was exhibiting on the fresh gravel, we couldnt bring ourselves to slow down. We loved to feel the wind on our faces, even if we were collecting more bugs in our teeth than a voracious Venus ” y-trap on vacation in the Everglades. Everything was peachy, at least until we rolled up on that sudden ninety degree turn! I screamed, and stomped the brake. e bike screamed, and began to hydroplane. Heath screamed, and squeezed my breakfast clear back up to my tonsils. I fought a power slide for the next forty or “ fty feet, and then made the executive decision to lay it over. Our only alternative was to hit the oncoming ditch at full speed. We left the road sideways, and both tires slammed into the far bank at the same time. e resulting jolt catapulted us like wed been shot out of a giant slingshot. Im not sure how far we actually ” ew, but I reckon it probably rivaled some of the previous man-” ight records of the day. We came down with a heavy plop in a muddy soybean “ eld, side by side, face down. When I came to I was spitting mud and spitting mad. I looked at Heath and my “ rst thought was, Why is that dummy wearing his chin strap across his forehead?Ž Heath had this big blank stare on his face like he was in shock. I followed his gaze and found we were both staring right into the business end of a rusty old plow. Its razor sharp disks mere inches from our foreheads. Helmets or not, another foot and our hard heads wouldve been sliced thinner than a honey baked ham! But anywayI believe if some of youd take the time you might see yourself in this story. Maybe youve rejected the “ rm foundation of Gods Word and built your life on loose gravel? Now you “ nd yourself far from home and headed nowhere fast. Your life is hydroplaning out of control. Stop being so hard-headed! Get o that squirrelly path before you run into the sudden 90 degree turn of judgment and reap what youve been sowing. Turn to the Lord. He is merciful and will show you a better way. (I waited patiently for the Lord to help me, and He turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the pit of despair, out of the mud and the mire. He set my feet on solid ground and steadied me as I walked along. Psalms 40:1-2 NLT) Take some advice from a guy whos seen the blades of the reaper up close. Put on the helmet of Gods salvation o ered through His son Jesus Christ. Nowƒ before its too late. -Guy She eld You can visit Guy at his website www.butanyway.org, or email him at guy.she eld@butanyway.org. Manatee Springs Church of ChristSunday 10 a.m. .............................Bible Study 11 a.m.......................Worship Period 5 p.m. .......................Worship Period Wednesday 7 p.m. ...............................Bible StudyMinister Gene Dumas352-542-0657 or 352-493-7775Our goal is to Speak where the Bible speaks and be silent where the Bible is silent.Ž We seek Bible authority for the things that we believe and practice. 11450 NW 76th Terr., Chieand Church CalendarFirst Baptist Church Chie and VBS June 25-29First Baptist Church in Chie” and will present Amazing Wonders Aviation VBS at the church on June 25 through June 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon for children 4 years of age to 5th graders. is is an exciting VBS about Gods awesomeness and power … Ps. 147:5 … Our Lord is great, vast in power: His understanding is in“ nite.Ž Come and join us at 511 N. Young Blvd, Chie” and, Fla. 32626 for an amazing time. For more information call: 352/493-1481.Fish Dinner at Holy Family Catholic Church June 13 e Fish Dinner fried or baked, at Holy Family Catholic Church Parish Hall will be on Friday July 13, 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. We are located 3 miles N. of Williston on Hwy 27A. Patriotic Service at Lighthouse Word Church July 1Lighthouse Word Church, located at 2350 NW Hwy Alt 27 in Chie” and, is hosting a Patriotic Service on Sunday, July 1st at 10:30 am, in honor of our independence as a nation. Special guests include keynote speaker Chie” and Police Chief Robert Douglas, State Attorney Bill Cervone, Judge David Glant, Judge Tim Browning and many other city and county o cials. Patriotic music and voter registration will also be featured at the service. We invite everyone to join in the celebration of the founding of our nation. Call 493-1554 for more information.continued on page 5B Recorded MarriagesMay 29, 2012Timothy Edward Waters, 4/16/89; of Chie” and, to Amanda Kay Lockaby, 7/25/88, of Bronson.May 31, 2012Gregory Michael Nesler, 7/20/70, of Gainesville, to Dawn Danice Cusumano, 3/21/62, of Williston.June 1, 2012John Linton Harbin, 10/14/73 to Debbie Lee Hicks, 9/16/64, both of Williston.June 4, 2012Jeremy Wayne Hardy, 2/25/79 to Kylee Elizabeth Black, 10/26/80, both of Dunnellon. Bradlee Edward Bruner, 3/24/77 to Susannah Ruth Martin, 10/24/75, both of Chie” and. Michael Anthony Brecht, 1/24/85 to Krystal Leeann Carey, 3/28/89, both of Gainesville.June 5, 2012Benjamin Charles Munden, 9/18/38 to Tina Marie Veith, 8/3/69, both of Williston. Kenneth George Schultz, 10/8/80 to Suzanne Cheri Rice, 9/18/85, both of Morriston. Juan Aragon Martinez, 10/1/75 to Rachel Ann Holmes, 9/24/78, both of Williston.June 8, 2012Jackie omas, 6/22/59 to Tammy Davis, 1/12/58, both of Bronson. Jeremy Keith Cooper, 1/15/77 to Sarah Marie Stroum, 1/31/90, both of Williston.June 11, 2012 omas Harold Vanaman, 2/27/63 to Sharie Sue Palmer, 11/7/72, both of Williston. Daniel James Horrigan, 7/27/92 to Hailey Tamar Justice, 3/18/92, both of Williston. Carl Eugene Carryer, 9/29/65 to Tracie Laverne Payne, 8/10/68, both of BronsonJune 12, 2012John Anthony Guyton Jr., 4/19/82 to Lanie Erin Werner, 9/17/81, both of Chie” and. Austin Hayes Bryan, 10/31/83 to Katharine Patricia Alderman, 11/29/85, both of Bronson.June 13, 2012Cody Sean Inman, 5/18/93 to Gennie Lynn Eldridge, 9/25/94, both of Chie” and.


The Levy County Journal 5BJune 21, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 to the family at www.fhnfuneralhome.com. JOHN LEWIS PORTER April 25, 1932 … June 16, 2012John Lewis Porter, of Morriston, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2012 in Williston, Florida at the age of 80. He was born on April 25, 1932 to Lawrence and Hazel Porter in Bloomington, Indiana. He moved here in 1991 from Bloomington. He served 6 years in the Navy and worked as a repairman for Heat and Air Conditioning and Refrigeration. He was of the Methodist faith and was a member of the Bronson United Methodist Church. He enjoyed camping in his spare time. Mr. Porter was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy; his brother, Eugene Porter and his son, Michael Wayne Porter. He leaves behind his daughter, Virginia Shields (James); his sister, Barbara Conners; nine grandchildren, 12 greagrandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. e family received visitors on Monday, June 18, 2012 at Knau Funeral Home in Williston, Fla. from 6 to 8 p.m. Services were held on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Knau Funeral Chapel in Williston o ciated by Reverend Pricilla Scherrah. e interment took place at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla. at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements are under the care of Knau Funeral Home in Williston, Fl. On line condolences can be made at www.knau funeralhomes. com. COY W. FAUGHT July 6, 1938 … June 16, 2012Coy W. Faught passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at Haven Hospice of the Tri-Counties in Chie” and at the age of 73. Coy was born on July 6, 1938 in Steele, Missouri to Edward Faught and Lorene Russell Faught. He moved to Bell in 1974 from Lakeland, Florida. Mr. Faught attended the Bethel Church of Christ in Bell, FL. Mr. Faught was preceded in death by his parents, two sons,Carey Wayne Faught and Je ery Todd Faught, and his brother, Max Faught. He is survived by his wife Joanne Haygood Faught of Bell; two sons, Michael PeeWeeŽ (Yuliya) Faught of Bell and Tommy Faught; his sister, Diane Smith of North Carolina; and two grandchildren. Funeral Services were held on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Bethel Church of Christ with Mr. David Halter o ciating. Interment followed the service at the church cemetery. Visitation was held on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Watson Funeral Home. Arrangements under the care of Watson Funeral Home, 426 W. Wade Street, Trenton, FL. 32693 (352) 463-8888. Online condolences may be sent through our website at www. watsonfhtrenton.comCLAUDETTE MAXINE GRAHAMMrs. Claudette Maxine Graham of Bell, Florida, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2012 at Haven Hospice in Lake City. She was 73. Born in Bell, Mrs. Graham moved to Alaska in 1976 and returned to Bell in 2004. While in Anchorage, Alaska she worked as General Manager for Ken Wrays Printing for 27 years. She enjoyed painting as an artist, “ shing, reading and cooking. She was a Baptist and a member of the Moose Lodge in Fanning Springs. Mrs. Graham was preceded in death by her brother Jimmy. She is survived by daughters: Beth (Dan) Dyer of Denver, Colorado, Terri (Marty) Blankenship of Bell and Angie (Bret) Edwards of Seminole, Florida; step children, Tommy (Joyce) Graham of Lake City and Sherry (Michael) Major of Ocala; brothers, Jerry Fletcher of Hatch Bend and Howell Fletcher of Alvin, Texas; sisters, Kay Knighton of Lake City, Billie Jean Howard of Alachua, and Sylvia Rowell of Ruskin; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren and many extended family members. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Haven Hospice, 6037 US Hwy 90 West, Lake City, Florida. Arrangements have been placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, FL, 352-498-5400.LILLIAN M. LOEWEN September 27, 1929 … June 17, 2012Lillian M. Loewen, of Chie” and, passed away June 17, 2012 in Chie” and at the age of 82. She was born on September 27, 1929 to Ivy and Lois Hucks in Roanoke Rapids, N.C. She moved to this area in 1978 coming from Miami, Florida. Lillian was of the Baptist faith. She worked as an Executive Secretary in the banking industry. She enjoyed gardening in her spare time and grew beautiful ” owers. Lillian was preceded in death by her son, Lawrence Dew; her brother, I.O. Hucks; her Sisters, Vivian Aldridge, Elouise Miller and Joann Boswell. She leaves behind her sons: Richard and Bruce Dew (Gisela); her brother, Charles Hucks; three grandchildren, two greatgrandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Arrangements are under the care of Knau Funeral Home in Chie” and. On line condolences can be left at www. LEGAL NOTICESNOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 024006 of the sale of 2006 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certifi cate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): CORDELE DAWSON CORPORATION, CORDELLE DAWSON LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 AND THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 15 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: DEBRA A. ANDREWS 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 16th day of July, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 5th DAY OF JUNE 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jun 14, 2012, Jun 21, 2012, Jun 28, 2012, Jul 05, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 068409 of the sale of 2009 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): TIMBERLAKE PRESERVE LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: THE S 1/2 OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 AND W 1/2 OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 AND THE SE 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: MIGDALIA ALVAREZ ET AL, GERMAN ALVAREZ, JUAN G LISTA, NEW TRADEWINDS TRAILER PARK, CO 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 16th day of July, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 5th DAY OF JUNE 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jun 14, 2012, Jun 21, 2012, Jun 28, 2012, Jul 05, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 314709 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): ROF INVESTMENTS LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 31, BLOCK 93, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 67 THRU 67M OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: NESTOR PRESTAMO-MORALES 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 16th day of July, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 5th DAY OF JUNE 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jun 14, 2012, Jun 21, 2012, Jun 28, 2012, Jul 05, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 495309 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): ROF INVESTMENTS LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: L1, LESS AND EXCEPT THE EAST 236.01 FEET THEREOF, CHIEFLAND WOODS UNIT 1, AS PER PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 7, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: EDGAR VALCIN, YVENER DELIARD 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 16th day of July, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 5th DAY OF JUNE 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jun 14, 2012, Jun 21, 2012, Jun 28, 2012, Jul 05, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 511709 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): ROF INVESTMENTS LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT FIFTY-TWO (52) OF LONG POND LANDING, ADDITION 2, SUBDIVISION AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK “7” PAGE 29 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS IN LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: WILLIAM D CANTY, DONALD J CANTY, LEE ANN BLACK 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 16th day of July, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 5th DAY OF JUNE 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jun 14, 2012, Jun 21, 2012, Jun 28, 2012, Jul 05, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2010-CA-000945 Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, Successor-byMerger to Wachovia Bank, National Association Plaintiff, -vs.Edwin E. Griffis; Sandra Strickland Kyle; Williston Highlands Homeowners Association, Inc. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 11, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-000945 of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida, wherein Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, Suc cessor-byMerger to Wachovia Bank, National Association, Plaintiff and Edwin E. Griffis are defen dant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LOCATED AT 355 S. COURT STREET, BRONSON, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on August 13, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 1, BLOCK B, REPLAT OF BLOCKS A & B, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS UNIT 9, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 40, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. LESS AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOW ING DESCRIBED LANDS CONVEYED TO THE STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: BEGIN AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT 1; THENCE RUN SOUTH 1857’38” WEST, ALONG THE EASTERLY LOT LINE OF SAID LOT 1, A DISTANCE OF 48.00 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 7102’22” WEST, A DISTANCE OF 153.38 FEET TO A POINT ON THE WESTERLY LOT LINE OF SAID LOT 1, SAID POINT LYING ON THE EASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF FIRST STREET, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 40, OF THE PUBLIC RE CORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN NORTH 0203’20” WEST, ALONG SAID WESTERLY LOT LINE AND EASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 15.03 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE, CONCAVE SOUTHEASTERLY, HAVING A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 11100’58” AND A RADIUS OF 25.00 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTHWESTERLY, NORTH, NORTHEASTERLY, EAST AND SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE AND SAID EASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE AND WEST ERLY LOT LINE, A DIS TANCE OF 48.44 FEET TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY, SAID POINT LYING ON THE SOUTH ERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 500 (AS NOW ES TABLISHED); THENCE DEPARTING SAID WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE AND EASTERLY LOT LINE, RUN SOUTH 7102’22” EAST, ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE AND THE NORTHERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 1, A DISTANCE OF 135.44 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. AND LOT 2, BLOCK B, REPLAT OF BLOCK A & B WILLISTON HIGHLANDS UNIT 9, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 40, IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. LESS AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOW ING DESCRIBED PROP ERTY: BEGIN AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 2, SAID CORNER LYING ON THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 500 (AS NOW ESTABLISHED); THENCE RUN SOUTH 7102’22” EAST, ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE AND ALONG THE NORTHERLY LINE OF LOT 2 OF SAID BLOCK B, A DISTANCE OF 100.05 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT 2; THENCE DEPARTING SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE, RUN SOUTH 1857’38” WEST, ALONG THE EASTERLY LOT LINE OF SAID LOT 2, A DISTANCE OF 48.00 FEET; THENCE DEPARTING SAID EASTERLY LOT LINE, RUN NORTH 7102’22” WEST, A DISTANCE OF 100.05 FEET TO THE WEST ERLY LOT LINE, A DIS TANCE OF 48.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BE GINNING. AND LOT 3, BLOCK B, RE PLAT OF BLOCK A & B, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS UNIT 9 ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 40, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, LESS AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOW ING DESCRIBED PROP ERTY: BEGIN AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 3, SAID CORNER LYING ON THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 500 (AS NOW ESTABLISHED); THENCE RUN SOUTH 7102’22” EAST, ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE AND ALONG THE NORTHERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 3, A DIS TANCE OF 100.05 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT 3; THENCE SOUTH 1857’38” WEST, ALONG THE EASTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 3, A DISTANCE OF 48.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 7102’22” WEST, A DISTANCE OF 100.05 FEET TO THE WESTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 3; HENCE NORTH 1857’38” EAST, ALONG SAID WESTERLY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 48.00 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. 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 if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice im paired, call 711. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Levy County, Florida By: Gwen McElroy /s/ DEPUTY CLERK OF COURTPub.: June 21, 28, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 38-2012-CP000067 IN RE: The Estate of BRENDA SCOTT, Deceased NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION The Summary Administration of the estate of BRENDA SCOTT, De ceased, Case No. 38-2012-CP-000067, is pending in the Circuit Court for Levy County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 355 S. Court St., Bronson, FL 32621. The name and address of the Petitioner and his attorney is set forth below. The fiduciary lawyer-client privilege in Section 90.5021 F.S. ap plies with respect to the Petitioner and any attorney employed by the Petitioner. The proceedings are intestate. All interested parties are required to file with the court WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF SERVICE OF THIS NOTICE any objection by an interested person to whom notice was mailed that challenges the validity of the will, the qualifications of the Petitioner, venue or jurisdiction of the court. Any person entitled to exempt property is required to file a petition for determination of exempt property within the time provided by law or the right to exempt property is deemed waived. ALL CLAIMS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. /s/ DAVID J. SCOTT Petitioner 45 W. High St. Union City, PA 16438 THOMAS M. EGAN, Chartered Attorney for Personal Representative 2107 SE 3rd Ave.. Ocala, FL 34471 (352) 629-7110 Pub.:June 21, 28, 2012. ---------Obituaries continued from page 4B continued on page 7B


The Levy County Journal6BJune 21, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS A public hearing on each petition as described below will be conducted by the Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard during the course of action. The hearing will be held in the County Commissioner’s Meeting Room, The Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida. The Board of County Commissioners are not bound to consider the petitions in the order listed in this notice. Any of these petitions may be considered as soon as the meeting commences. Ha.Va. 5-12 Marvin and Sharon Detweiler petitioning the board for a Hardship Variance to allow a third dwelling in order to care for their daughter (Terri Detweiler), on a parcel of land located in Quail Ridge Farms Unrecorded survey, Parcel O, in Section 31, Township 14S, Range 18E, in Levy County. Said parcel contains 40 acres more or less and is located in a “A/RR” Agriculture/Rural Residential zone. Situs Address: 13551 SE 80th Street. SE 2-12 Morris-Depew Associates, Inc. representing Colby-Gwyn Williams and Jose Raul Hernandez, petitioning the board for a Special Exception to allow a Dog Kennel, on a parcel of land located in the N of the NW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 and the N of the S of the NW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 28, Township 13S, Range 19E, LESS the existing right of way of Levy County Road C-323, Levy County, Florida. Said parcel contains 30 acres more less and is located in a “A/RR” Agriculture/Rural Residential zone. Situs Address: 551 SE 215th Avenue, Morriston, FL. 32668. Copies of said petition with complete legal descriptions and subsequent staff reports will be available for review at the Levy County Development Department. For Information call 352-486-5203. Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard regarding the proposed petitions. Any person requiring reasonable accommodations to participate in this meeting should contact the County Commissioners Administration Of ce at 352-486-5218. SHOULD ANY AGENCY OR PERSON DECIDE TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE BOARD WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT SUCH MEETING, A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDING, AND FOR SUCH PURPOSE, A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDING IS REQUIRED, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. Pub.: June 21, 28, 2012. Bike Run Raises Money for Haven Hospice A recently held Bike Run in Chie” and raised approximately $600 for Haven Hospice. Organized by Keith Rocks and Ron Cordes, from Custom Accessories, a motorcycle accessories/maintenance shop in Chie” and, the Run was held in memory of Rocks late wife, Jayne (Weatie) Rocks. Organizers are planning to make it an annual bene“ t for Haven Hospice. e pictured motorcycle, which was Jaynes, is a pan-head hard tail with all the restoration work done at Custom Accessories. Pictured surrounding the bike (from left) are Tony Rose (Havens Chie” and patient care manager), Fay Lamoree (HHA Chie” and care center), Ron Cordes, Monica Cannon (Chie” and home team, massage therapist), Keith Rocks, Chuck omas (from Custom Accessories), Carrie Divine (Chie” and care center receptionist) and Patrick Allen (Havens Chie” and Administrator). T.E.C Therapeutic Riding Program DATE: Saturday June 23rd 2012 PLACE: Nans Farm 411 NW 106th Ave Ocala Florida Time: 8:00 am … 4:00pm Contact: 352-528-3445 We are collecting donations for the Annual Charity Auction in November. Volunteers and donations needed. As the weather has heated up, so too have Floridas alligator and crocodile activities, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds Floridians and visitors to be cautious when having fun in and around water. Florida is home to two native crocodilians: the American alligator, which is found in all 67 counties; and the American crocodile, which may be found in coastal areas of the Keys and in southeast and southwest Florida. Both species have shared Floridas waters with people for centuries. e FWC recommends keeping pets away from the water. ere are other precautionary measures people should take to reduce the chances for con” icts with alligators and crocodiles, and they are available in the Living with Alligators brochure at MyFWC.com/Alligator and the Living with Crocodiles brochure at MyFWC.com/Crocodile. e FWC advises, if you have concerns with an alligator or crocodile that poses a threat to you, your pets or property, call the FWCs Nuisance Alligator Hotline at 866-FWC-GATOR (392-4286). Alligators and crocodiles are an important part of Floridas heritage and play a valuable role in the ecosystems where they live. For more information on alligators and crocodiles, visit MyFWC.com/Alligator. Warm Weather Means Active Alligators and CrocodilesLast year, nine people died from boating accidents related to alcohol and drug use in Florida. at represents 13 percent of the states fatalities for 2011. Alcoholand drug-related boating accidents are preventable,Ž said Capt. Tom Shipp, of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissions (FWC) Boating and Waterways Section. Even one death is too many.Ž at is why law enforcement agencies around the state and country are participating in Operation Dry WaterŽ this weekend. is nationwide public-education e ort is designed to prevent alcohol-related accidents and fatalities. FWC o cers, along with local law enforcement and the U.S. Coast Guard, will crack down on boating under the in” uence (BUI) violations. While our o cers always look for BUIs,Ž Shipp said, this weekend, they are making a special e ort to stop this dangerous activity.Ž the inaugural year for this e ort WAS 2009 and the programs e ectiveness made repeating it worthwhile. Law enforcement agencies in all 50 states and several U.S. territories typically participate, interacting with tens of thousands of boaters throughout the weekend each year and taking hundreds of impaired operators o the water before they could kill or injure themselves or someone else. We know that increased o cer e ort reduces boating accidents and saves lives. Saving lives is what Operation Dry Water is really all about,Ž Shipp said. e FWC reminds boaters to be careful this weekend. Boaters who have had too much to drink or who are impaired by drugs are a great danger to the boating public. Being under the in” uence of alcohol or drugs impairs a boat operators vision and reaction time,Ž Shipp said. Sun, wind, fatigue and other conditions can intensify the e ects alcohol or drugs have on a boater.Ž Intoxicated boaters are also susceptible to injuries or falling overboard because of impaired coordination and balance. If youre caught boating under the in” uence, you may be “ ned and jailed, your boat may be seized, and you could lose your boating privileges,Ž Shipp said. But most importantly, you are risking your life, the lives of your passengers and the lives of other people out on the water.Ž e FWC reminds boaters that they are responsible for making decisions that keep themselves and others safe. We want everyone to have a great time and stay safe on the water,Ž Shipp said. Carelessly choosing to operate a boat while impaired is a decision that can result in a tragic ending to an otherwise wonderful day on the water.Ž For more information, please visit www.operationdrywater. org or MyFWC.com/Boating. FWC Supports ‘Operation Dry Water’ for 4th Year e Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is o ering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Citrus County. e class will be held June 23 from 9 a.m. until completed. Students who have taken the online course and wish to complete this classroom portion must bring the onlinecompletion report with them. e location for this class will be given to those who register in advance by calling the regional o ce at 386-7580525 or going to MyFWC.com/HunterSafety. All “ rearms, ammunition and materials are provided free of charge. Students should bring a pen or pencil and paper. An adult must accompany children younger than 16 at all times. People born on or after June 1, 1975, must complete the hunter safety course before purchasing a Florida hunting license. e FWC course satis“ es hunter-safety training requirements for all other states and Canadian provinces. ose interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWCs regional o ce in Lake City at 386-758-0525. Hunter Safety Internet-Completion Course O ered in Citrus County Happy BirthdayAshante HopkinsFuture Journalistfrom e Levy County Journal June 22, 2001


The Levy County Journal 7BJune 21, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Across Down1. Fireproo“ ng “ bers 9. Portable computer program with limited features 15. Apportion (hyphenated) 16. Trig function 17. Disinfect 18. Settle de“ nitely 19. Anita Brookners Hotel du ___Ž 20. Deserted 22. A pint, maybe 23. Arm bones 25. Money substitute 26. Long-jawed “ sh 27. Wingdings 29. ___ and cheese 30. Bulgarian units of money 31. ___ alive!Ž (contraction) 32. Airlines home base 34. Japanese stringed instrument 36. 100 centavos 37. Flight data, brie” y (acronym, pl.) 38. Constellation near Cygnus and Andromeda 41. Cabernet, e.g. 42. 60 MinutesŽ network 45. Brio 46. And so forth (abbrev.) 48. Zen enlightenment 50. Crikey!Ž 51. ___ preview 53. City in central Georgia 54.  e ___ Daba HoneymoonŽ 55. Kind of control 57. Cold and wet 58. Alehouse 60. Moving as a throng 63. Causing vomiting 64. Camp outhouses 65. Mexican shawl 66. And so forth Crossword Puzzle1. Balaams mount 2. Bordelaise ingredient 3. Mad 4. True heath (pl.) 5. Undertake, with outŽ 6. Drudgery 7. Anise ” avored liquor (pl.) 8. Fetor 9. Adapts 10. Tumor on mucous membrane 11. Telekinesis, e.g. (abbrev.) 12. Number of lines in printed material 13. Secured area within another secured area 14. Capital of Iran 21. Desk item 23. Altdorf is its capital 24. Aromatic solvent 28. Nourishment 30. Sue Graftons ___ for LawlessŽ 33. Straw hat 35. ___ President,Ž childrens book by Lane Smith 36. Ballpoint, e.g. 38. Emissaries of the pope 39. Georgia neighbor 40. Dead body 42. Addictive narcotic 43. More deeply tanned 44. Anger, e.g. 47. Bovid mammals 49. Natural asphalt deposit (2 wds) 51. Bacon bit 52. Fort Knox unit 56. Campus military org. 59. Pilots announcement, brie” y 61. Bauxite, e.g. 62. Fed. construction overseer BRONSON SELF STORAGE500 Commerce St., Bronson, FL 32621352-486-2121 Cameras, NEW Lighting & 24/7 AccessOUTDOOR STORAGE$25.00 and up5x10 units $1.00 1st month10x20 units $5.00 1st monthapplies to new customers only expires on 8/31/12 e answers for this weeks crossword puzzle will appear in next weeks issue. Obituaries continued from page 5B Community Calendar continued from page 3B CINO Political advertisement paid for and approved by Joseph Cino Jr. Republican for County Commission Dist. #3 knau funeralhomes.com

The Levy County Journal8BJune 21, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Elizabeth’s KITCHENSKILLET PORK TENDERLOIN One pound pork tenderloin 1 cup chicken broth 1/4 cup white wine salt, pepper, thyme 2 tablespoons oil Slice 1 pound of pork tenderloin one inch thick. Season lightly with salt, pepper and thyme. Pat a small amount of ” our on each side. Add oil to a large skillet and fry tenderloin slowly, turning once to brown. Add 1/4 cup white wine and 1 cup of chicken broth, scraping the bottom of the pan. Allow to simmer until slightly thickened.HASSELBACK POTATOES4 large Yukon Gold Potatoes, peeled, halved lengthwise Place each half, cut side down on a cutting board. Arrange a chopstick on each side and slice thinly across. e sticks keep you from slicing all the way through. Process in a food processor: 1/2 cup bread crumbs 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese, grated 1 tablespoon olive oil or melted butter 1 tsp. sweet paprika pinch salt Drizzle potatoes with 2 tablespoons olive oil. Carefully bend to separate sections then roll tops in crumb mixture. Arrange in a baking dish. Cover and bake 30 minutes at 450 degrees. Uncover and continue baking for about 15 minutes more until crumbs are brown and potatoes are cooked through. SAUTEED SPINACH 1 pound fresh spinach 3-4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1/4 tsp. red pepper ” akes optional Balsamic Vinegar salt and pepper to taste Bring a large pot of water to boil and wilt spinach all at once, stir then drain immediately. Press as much liquid as possible from spinach. Heat oil in a large saut pan over medhigh heat. Add garlic and pepper ” akes. Saut until garlic turns golden, stirring constantly. Add spinach, stirring to coat with garlic and oil. cook just one minute. Season with salt and pepper. 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