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Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923www.levyjournalonline.com VOL. 89, NO. 7 50 CENTS THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 2012 School is Back in Color See page 7ASee page 6ASee page 3A See page 4ASee page 6BWhaaats Up at Bronson Speedway Agenda 21 an explanation ..... if you dare July 17 BoCC Minutes Looking for a job?Appeals Court Rules Against ACLU in Dixie County Monument CaseA federal appeals court has reversed the decision in American Civil Liberties Union of Florida, Inc. v. Dixie County Florida. Last summer, a U.S. District Judge ruled in favor of the ACLU and ordered Dixie County to remove the six-ton granite monument of the Ten Commandments. Todays ruling reverses that decision and sends the case back down to the district court on standing. In question is whether the ACLU member from North Carolina, who has never lived nor owned property in Dixie County, has standing to sue the county. Judge Edmondson said the plainti s theory of standing is makeshift in nature: some kind of cursory, drive-by theory of standing insu cient to kick on our powers. Mr. Doe rst testi ed that several things about the county bothered him, including the monument, a cartoon taped near a county employees desk, and a reference to a website known as Patriot Properties. After the county moved for summary judgment on the basis of a lack of standing, Mr. Doe led an a davit in which he claimed that it was only the On August 17, 2012 Jonathan Maurice Allen, 24, of Chie and, was arrested for attempted murder on a law enforcement o cer, ve counts of aggravated assault, possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute, tampering with evidence, possession of cocaine with intent to sell, sale of cocaine within 1000 feet of a place of worship and two counts of unlawful use of a two way communication device. e Levy County Drug Task Force Agents working under the authority of the US Marshals Service Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force were conducting surveillance on Allen who was a fugitive from justice. On May 15, 2012 the Drug Task Force purchased crack cocaine from Allen in the Chie and area Drug Suspect Leads Police on Dangerous Car Chase through Chie and Jonathan Maurice Allencontinued on page 2A continued on page 3A continued on page 3AChie ands Post-Election Mock Grave and Gallows Display Just an Old Tradition By Terry WittSpecial to the Levy County Journal e long held tradition in Chie and of burying the losers of county and sometimes city elections in mock graves took place as usual in the darkness after the Aug. 14 election, but the perpetrators were more creative than usual. It may have been the rst time in memory that the designers of the mock graves also built a large gallows to hang an election loser and a supporter. e postelection burial sites and gallows were constructed as usual at Chie ands main intersection near the high school. Some in the community thought the use of what they saw as vulgarity and that a couple of the displays went beyond what would pass as humor. According to these viewers more care and common sense should be exercised in the future in building the displays. On the other hand, many longtime residents said the tradition of post-election burials has always been in fun. ey werent particularly bothered by the displays. I think its probably fun for everyone except those who get buried, said David Meeks, Jr., retired Chie and veterinarian. No one is absolutely certain how long the burials have been taking place, but the estimates range from 67 years to not more than 50 years. e general consensus is that the burials were started by the late Charley Adkins, known for his humor. Meeks, 71, recalled some of the early post-election sawdust graves being built on the lawn in front of Old City Hall. e building now serves as the o ce for the city development department. He thinks the burial sites may have been moved to the citys main intersection after U.S. 19 was four-laned to get more visibility. He has seen less ornate gallows involving a short stick, a rope and the stu ed e gy of a losing candidate hanging from it. I think it was strictly in humor, he said. Former State Senator and Chie and timber man E.T. Usher believes Charley Adkins started the postelection burials. He is neutral about the burials, as long as they adhere to the tradition. I dont have any feelings about it whatsoever, as long as it is in fun, Usher said. 10 Commandments monument in Dixie County Photos by Ren MooreNews from the BoCC Meeting of August 21 Bruce Greenlee, Administrative Road Department Superintendent, announced the Bid Awards for the yearly supply items. Greenlee also requested approval of Resolution 2012-50 authorizing an agreement with FDOT for a bridge replacement on CR 326 at the Waccasassa River. Both items were approved unanimously. Ivan Chubb Announced himself as a Veteran Representative and came before the board to request the county attorney create a method to stop unauthorized groups from preying on local veterans for money. Mr. Robert Lawrence spoke to the commissioners stating that the preying on local veterans is not just a Levy County problem, it is a United States of America problem. He states that Congress had been working on this with US codes and Florida codes but there is no teeth to any of those laws. Lawrence states that the only way other counties, the last one being Volusia County, could actually enforce what was on their books was to form another agency, like a Consumer Protection Agency, to order and enforce nes to be levied for those groups that misrepresent themselves as representatives of the VA wanting to verify Social Security numbers and dates of birth. It is a huge problem that Lawrence has been working on for over 6 months. Lawrence very strongly advocates that people thoroughly research groups asking for their SS# or other personal information. Lawrence said, e Secretary of the VA is the only one that can authorize people to conduct about VA bene ts; the county cannot do it, I cannot do it. Its the Secretary that does that and they have list of folks who do that and what organizations are authorized to do VA business. He stated that Ivan had not talked to him about this to know what Lawrence has been trying to do already establishing a board or vehicle to stop this activity. When Commissioner Marsha Drew suggested the two men keep in contact and work together, Lawrence quickly said Oh, no. To which, Chubb asked them to think about a hardwood oor and compared that to Lawrences head. Commissioner Drew said she was sure the County Attorney Anne Bast Brown would look into it after research. Renate Cannon, Levy County resident, asked to make a statement saying she and her husband in the VA system. She stated that several years ago, the VA indeed would call you about VA business including personal information. She said that now the DOD number is used on the ID card, not an SS number. VETERANS all speaking stated the same thing. Do NOT give out your personal information to anyone on the phone. Call the VA to con rm any attempts to get your personal information from you. Fred Moody County Coordinator: Asked to renew the lease with Hudson Foods and Levy County. Approved unanimously. It was announced that the Guardian ad Litem group that is currently working out of an o ce in Chie and in the old plaza in order to share with Gilchrist County would be better served to centralize the o ce. It was noted that there are an alarming number of cases from Levy County. Gilchrist County accounts for 24 percent while Levy County has 76 percent with these same percentages persisting for a couple of years. Commissioner Ryan Bell noted that Levy County would have to pick up all the bill in this case. Commissioners spoke of buildings in inventory in Levy County available for use by GAL. Gilchrist County could be billed for their portion by the case count. Approved unanimously. Fred Moody brought up a homestead representative for the VAB and noti ed people of this position by advertising and Ivan Chubb answered the call and has served in the position. ere was an inquiry to serve as a representative. continued on page 2A
The Levy County Journal2AAugust 23, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Lamb, Stephen A Cross City VOP MAKE FALSE REPORT LEO NO BOND Monroe, Marrio K Williston VOP POSSESS L/20GMS MARIJUANA NO BOND Pruitt, Amanda Bronson VOP CHILD NEGLECT NO BOND Sexton, Kent M Cross City VOP POSSESS CONTROLLED SUB NO BOND Frazier, Dakorian K Newberry VOP GRAND THEFT NO BONDAllen, Jonathan Maurice, 24, of Chie and: POSSESSION OF SYNTHETIC NARCOTIC WITH INTENT TO SELL, MFG, DELIVER; SALE OF COCAINE WITHIN 1,000 FEET OF A PLACE OF WORSHIP OR BUSINESS x 3; POSSESSION OF COCAINE WITH INTENT TO SELL WITHIN 1,000 FEET OF A PLACE OF WORSHIP OR BUSINESS x 2; USE OF A 2-WAY COMMUNICATION DEVICE TO FACILITATE A FELONY x 2; COMMISSION OF A SPECIFIC FELONY ACT THAT COULD CAUSE DEATH; ASSAULT WITH INTENT TO COMMIT A FELONY x 5; POSSESSION OF COCAINE WITH INTENT TO SELL, MFG, DELIVER; FLEEING WITH DISREGARD TO THE SAFETY OF PERSONS OR PROPERTY. Brown, Emmett Lawrence, 32, of Bronson: POSSESSION OF COCAINE. Caruthers, Shawn Aaron, 38, of Chie and: POSSESSION OF NOT MORE THAN 20 GRAMS OF MARIJUANA; POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE WITHOUT A PRESCRIPTION. Colson, Kelly Michelle, 28, of Chie and: VOP. Egyed, Joshua Lee James, 24, of Bronson: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT x 2. Frazier, Brian Gene, 42, Trenton: DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED, 3RD OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE.Levy County Sheri s O ce Arrest Report Levy Countys Most Wanted Geiser, Alvin, 65, of Lubbock, Texas: FALSE REPRESENTATION TO OBTAIN UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION. Golia, Linda Jean, 52, of Old Town: DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED, 1ST OFFENSE. Harris, Mashana Michelle, 24, of Lake Panaso kee, FL: VOP x 2; FAILURE TO APPEAR x 2. Horton, Je rey Darius, 39, of Inglis: VOP. Johnson, Ida D., 52, of Bronson: NEGLECT OF A CHILD WITHOUT GREAT HARM. King, Shawn Michael, 27, of Archer: DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED, 2ND OFFENSE. McClain, Miranda Lee, 20, of Chie and: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT. Norris, Talea, 22, of Trenton: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT. Pimental, Joseph Robert, 34, of Dunnellon: POSSESSION OF A LISTED CHEMICAL FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE; POSSESSION AND/ OR USE OF DRUG EQUIPMENT. Smith, Robert Michael, 46, of Bell: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT x 2. Solis-Garcia, Santos A., 25, of Fanning Springs: OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WITHOUT A VALID LICENSE. Standridge, Shaun Lenly, 37, of Williston: DRIVING ON A PERMANENTLY REVOKED DRIVERS LICENSE. Weeks, Kimberly Lynn, 43, of Trenton: DEALING IN STOLEN PROPERTY. Working, Jay omas, 20, of Old Town: PETIT THEFT 2ND DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE; TRESPASSING PROPERTY NOT A STRUCTURE OR CONVEYANCE. only 1000 feet from a church. On August 10, 2012 Honorable Judge James T. Browning signed a warrant for Allens arrest for possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, sale of cocaine within 1000 feet of a place of worship and unlawful use of a two-way communication device and issued a $90,000 bond. Friday, August 17, 2012 Agents located Allen driving a car at the McDonalds restaurant in Chie and. Upon positively identifying the driver as Allen and as the only person in the car, agents attempted to arrest Allen. Fearing a high speed chase, Agents attempted to block Allens car at the drive thru line and identi ed themselves by having emergency lights on and wearing Sheri s and or US Marshals insignia. Captain Anderson, upon blocking Allens vehicle, got out of his Sheri s o ce vehicle and advised Allen that he was under arrest. Allen refused to surrender and attempted to run over Captain Anderson, who was on foot, in the parking lot. Captain Anderson narrowly escaped death by jumping out of the way and Allen jumped the curb and was able to elude the dragnet. Allen refused to stop at stop signs or tra c lights and the high speed pursuit continued into the county. Deputy Britton Drew joined and assisted in the car chase at County Road 347 and State Road 55 and was able to capture the chase on his dash cam video. A rolling road block was attempted to end the chase, but Allen refused to stop and continued to elude law enforcement o cers. Allen drove across the grassy median and traveled south in the northbound lane running numerous vehicles o the road. Allen ran numerous motorists o the road while driving in the wrong direction of tra c and nally lost control of his vehicle traveling across the median and onto the southbound lane. Agent Rob Bowers attempted to stop Allen by tapping his back quarter panel and forcing him to spin out in the median. Allen refused to stop and was using his 4000 pound vehicle as a weapon. Due to Allens actions showing no regard for human life Investigator Rob Bowers red shots attempting to stop Allen. Allen continued to assault law enforcement o cers and Lt. Duane Dykstra was able to tap Allens quarter panel and Allen spun out but was attempting to ee the scene when Captain Anderson rammed Allens vehicle and the chase was ended. Allen was arrested without further incident and charged with seventeen (17) felony charges. Allen received a $6 million bond at rst appearance. submitted by Major Evan Sullivan, Levy County Sheri s O ce. Drug Suspect continued from page 1ABoCC Meeting August 21 continued from page 1A continued on page 3A Moody said they could appoint someone now. Requirements and limitations were stated. Commissioner Drew stated that the only reason they were looking was because there was interest by others in being on the VAB. Commissioner Bell said he received a letter from Skipper Henderson stating he would be willing to serve. Bell stated there were two people interested but Henderson was the only one who followed up with all the requirements. Moody called for a vote, Commissioner Bell moved to vote for Henderson. e Chair, Danny Stevens, was the lone dissenter. Motion carried. Residents can le petitions to the VAB 25 days after the mailout, which was on Aug. 21. e deadline for petitions to the VAB is Sept. 15. School board representative for VAB is Robert Philpot. Moody stated they would be staying with the pool for life, vision and health insurance but presented a request for approval of an amendment to the PRIA contract with Brown & Brown as the agent for dental health only for a limited time as the pool has the life, health and vision bene ts. County employees pay for this through a cafeteria plan on their paychecks. Motion approved. Commissioner Chad Johnson asked if agency could be changed next year. Johnson stated that the commissioners set the parameter for agencies quali ed as being of an A rating. In the future, Johnson said, for having di erent options and alternatives, we could consider a B+ rating in order to have a look at what they have to o er. e di erent ratings are established by the insurance community and include such things as the capital of the insurance company and overall evaluation of the company itself. It may have nothing to do with claims but with their nancial standing. Bell agreed since there are basically only three carriers and if only one is an A rated one, you have no other options. Motion passed to amend this agreement for now. Karen Blackburn speaking for David Pieklik who was not present: Request to appoint Mr. Dick Streeter to replace Carol McQueen on the Nature Coast Business Development Council. Streeter is president of the Withlacoochee Area Chamber of Commerce, serves on the Inglis Planning Commission, has an extensive background in economic development and a passion for business growth and planning. Commissioner Drew stated that she knows Mr. Streeter and that he would be an asset and made the motion to appoint him. Commissioner Bell seconded. Motion was approved unanimously. From the audience came the question, Is Ms. McQueen leaving voluntarily or is this just a change of leadership? McQueen answered, ...I have been here for 17 years and I feel it is time for a non county employee who is in the business eld or has a business in the public sector to serve. So I resigned. Blackburn requested approval of the annual consulting engineer contract with Mills Engineering Company which was approved unanimously.
The Levy County Journal 3AAugust 23, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Mitchs Gold & Diamonds BoCC Meeting August 21 continued from page 2A Bronson Speedway has planned an exciting nal points race show this Saturday, Aug. 25 starting at 7 p.m. Included are: Veteran Appreciation means military vets and their families can get a $5 admission ticket. Motorcycle Military will make parade laps. Gainesville Roller Rebel derby ladies will entertain during intermission also. Racing will be intense in all of our divisions: Pro Challenge Triple Crown Race, Legends, Sportsman, Purestock, Open Wheel Modi ed, Hornets, Strictly Stock and Spectator Races. After the track action a party in the pits featuring Karaoke Kraze with Debbie. Big Wheel races will take o as local businesses sponsor kid racers. P.S. Dont forget the Driver ballots o er: Write your favorite drivers name and car number on a piece of paper, give it to the registration sta and you can purchase a $5 dollar grandstand ticket. Photos and information by Suzette Cook/racebronson.comRacing and More at Bronson Speedway this Saturday Robbie Cooper and The Pit Crew on karaoke. Photos by Suzette Cook/racebronson.com Big Wheel drivers even enjoy Bronson Speedway. Gainesville Rollery Derby action will surely entertain you.monument that o ended him. e appeals court found these two versions of Mr. Does testimony contradictory: Does a davitwhich is suspect, given that it seems designed to strengthen Does standing claimis inconsistent with his deposition. erefore, the court concluded, it was improper for the lower court to decide the case in favor of the ACLU and Mr. Doe. All three appeals court judges agreed to set aside the ruling. Two directed the case back to the district court to resolve the con icts in the plainti s testimony. Judge Edmondson would have dismissed the case without sending it back. He wrote, e record (including Does deposition) cannot assure the federal courts that Doe would seriously even consider buying property in the County if a federal court required the monument to be removed, overriding the elected county o cers own decisions to allow the monument. Liberty Counsel represents Dixie County. Liberty Counsel Founder and Chairman Mat Staver said, e ACLU has a habit of rolling into town and suing over the slightest claimed o ense. e appeals court quite properly called their hand in this case and rightly questioned whether Mr. Doe has su ered any legitimate injury at all. Liberty Counsel Attorney Horatio Harry Mihet said, e citizens of Dixie County won today. To them and to people across America, the Ten Commandments has become a symbol of the rule of law, not an establishment of religion. e monument re ects the essence and foundation of American law. submitted by Liberty Counsel: www. LC.org $25 /year in Levy County $30 /year in Florida $35 /year Outside FloridaSubscribe! Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923JournalLevy CountyDixie County Monument Case continued from page 1A e Board unanimously approved reappointment of Curt Bromund to the WellFlorida Council Board as Levy County representative. e Board approved unanimously to the reappointment of Lenore Jones as a public representative to the Central Florida Community Action Agency Inc Board of Directors. Connie Conley General Manager Levy County Transit: request for approval of the Service Agreement for Nature Coast Middle School transportation and also for Creekside Christian School, both for the school year beginning Aug. 20, 2012. Request was approved unanimously. David Knowles Director of Public Safety: Request for approval of the Memorandum of Understanding between Levy County Sheri and Levy County about the number and type of radios purchased for Levy County and delineating the responsibilities of both parties. Request unanimously approved. Knowles then presented the 3rd Quarter Progress Report. Knowles report noted that Fowlers Blu has successfully merged with the county; Rosewood and Yankeetown and both in the nal processes of completing lease agreements. Inglis with some agreements on the board, South Levy and Bronson have all participated in meetings to discuss the possibility of merging with the county. A closest unit response agreement was worked on with Rainbow Lakes Estates whose re chief has met with Knowles several times and has the agreement in hand for approval at his board. Knowles stated that all the area re chiefs are now meeting monthly. Knowles thanked CA Anne Bast Brown and Susan Haines for help with these mergers and also his great sta Renate Cannon asked if Knowles had been contacted by the City of Chie and about the re situation and the workshop they wanted. She reminded them of the request from the commission for Chie and Attorney Norm Fugate to contact Knowles. Commissioner Stevens stated that he Fugate did get in touch with Knowles for a conversation and Fugate did get the information he needed. Cannon asked if the outcome of the conversation was fruitful to which Knowles replied, All my outcomes are fruitful. Post-Election Mock Grave continued from page 1AUsher said he believes there were some postelection e gies hung in the trees at the old Truck Town Restaurant. He thinks Billy Ray Sharp may have been one of the election losers whose e gy was hung there. He doesnt think the tradition is malicious. Retired realtor and military man Charlie King also believes Adkins probably started the tradition. He doesnt think the burials go back more than 50 years. King himself was buried one year following an election loss. He said the burials have never bothered him. Most of the people involved have a sense of humor and they enjoy it, King said. I was laid away in one of those graves myself one time. It didnt bother me. He doesnt think the burials should result in friendships being broken, nor should the loss of an election fracture a friendship. King, 77, said he ran for the county commission and school board and lost both times. He won a city commission race. I had friends who voted for me, but there were friends who voted for the other guy, King said. It never bothered me. I enjoyed politics. I studied the people. I tried to vote for the man who will do the best for the community. Chie and Attorney Luther Beauchamp said he doesnt know how far back the tradition of burying election losers goes, but he remembers that he and fellow attorney Joe Smith were buried in front of their law o ce for nine consecutive years when the Florida Seminoles lost to the Gators from 1969-76. Beauchamp and Smith, later a county judge, were FSU fans. Gator fans knew about their Seminole loyalties. Beauchamp said the sawdust graves resembled those he had seen in Chie and following elections, and the gravediggers may have borrowed the idea from Chie and. As for the gallows being built for this years displays, Beauchamp said he drove past the gallows one day. I think it (the gallows) attracted more attention. I didnt think it was in particularly good taste, but it wasnt like they went out and rounded up people and hurt them, Beauchamp said. Chie and Realtor Loyann Mann, 73, sister of David Meeks, Jr., said she recalls seeing mock burial sites following elections when she was 6 years old. She also recalls seeing the mock burial sites when she was 12 years old. She said some burial sites were in a vacant lot next to the old Levy County State Bank building (the yellow building at the corner of Park Avenue and U.S. 19 in south Chie and). She said she saw some graves in front of old City Hall. Mann said the graves have never bothered her. I dont care if they do it. Everybody knows its just a joke, she said. Its a sure bet the politically motivated undertakers and gravediggers will quietly make their presence known following the next election.
The Levy County Journal4AAugust 23, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Issues or America? Thomas SowellCreators Syndicate ere are some very serious issues at stake in this years election -so many that some people may not be able to see the forest for the trees. Individual issues are the trees, but the forest is the future of America as we have known it. e America that has ourished for more than two centuries is being quietly but steadily dismantled by the Obama administration, during the process of dealing with particular issues. For example, the merits or demerits of President Obamas recent executive order, suspending legal liability for young people who are here illegally, presumably as a result of being brought here as children by their parents, can be debated pro and con. But such a debate overlooks the much more fundamental undermining of the whole American system of Constitutional government. e separation of powers into legislative, executive and judicial branches of government is at the heart of the Constitution of the United States -and the Constitution is at the heart of freedom for Americans. No President of the United States is authorized to repeal parts of legislation passed by Congress. He may veto the whole legislation, but then Congress can override his veto if they have enough votes. Nevertheless, every President takes an oath to faithfully execute the laws that have been passed and sustained -not just the ones he happens to agree with. If laws passed by the elected representatives of the people can be simply over-ruled unilaterally by whoever is in the White House, then we are no longer a free people, choosing what laws we want to live under. When a President can ignore the plain language of duly passed laws, and substitute his own executive orders, then we no longer have a government of laws, and not of men but a President ruling by decree, like the dictator in some banana republic. When we con ne our debates to the merits or demerits of particular executive orders, we are tacitly accepting arbitrary rule. e Constitution of the United States cannot protect us unless we protect the Constitution. But, if we allow ourselves to get bogged down in the details of particular policies imposed by executive orders, and vote solely on that basis, then we have failed to protect the Constitution -and ourselves. Whatever the merits or demerits of the No Child Left Behind Act, it is the law until Congress either repeals it or amends it. But for Barack Obama to unilaterally waive whatever provisions he doesnt like in that law undermines the fundamental nature of American government. President Obama has likewise unilaterally repealed the legal requirement that welfare recipients must work, by simply rede ning work to include other things like going to classes on weight control. If we think the bipartisan welfare reform legislation from the Clinton administration should be repealed or amended, that is something for the legislative branch of government to consider. ere have been many wise warnings that freedom is seldom lost all at once. It is usually eroded away, bit by bit, until it is all gone. You may not notice a gradual erosion while it is going on, but you may eventually be shocked to discover one day that it is all gone, that we have been reduced from citizens to subjects, and the Constitution has become just a meaningless bunch of paper. ObamaCare imposes huge costs on some institutions, while the Presidents arbitrary waivers exempt other institutions from having to pay those same costs. at is hardly the equal protection of the laws, promised by the 14th Amendment. John Stuart Mill explained the dangers in that kind of government long ago: A government with all this mass of favours to give or to withhold, however free in name, wields a power of bribery scarcely surpassed by an avowed autocracy, rendering it master of the elections in almost any circumstances but those of rare and extraordinary public excitement. If Obama gets reelected, he knows that he need no longer worry about what the voters think about anything he does. Never having to face them again, he can take his arbitrary rule by decree as far as he wants. He may be challenged in the courts but, if he gets just one more Supreme Court appointment, he can pick someone who will rubber stamp anything he does and give him a 5 to 4 majority. omas Sowell is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305. His website is www.tsowell.com. To nd out more about omas Sowell and read features by other Creators Syndicate columnists and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com. COPYRIGHT 2012 CREATORS.COM Black Like Us: The Race Clownery of Obama-Biden OPINION By Michelle Malkin Creators SyndicateLooks like Vice President Joe Biden has been taking extracurricular Democratic jivetalking lessons. e results of condescending liberals cynical racial pandering attempts are, as always, seismically cringe-inducing. At a campaign event in Danville, Va., the ga etastic veep dropped his gs and picked up a bizarre twang in front of an audience of black voters. Middle-Class Joe swapped his Home Depot apron for an A.M.E. preachers robe and sermonized about the big, bad GOP. Romneys gonna let the big banks once again write their own rules, Biden shouted. Unnnn-chain Wall Street, he exclaimed with pulpit bravado. eyre gonna put yall back in chains, the pasty Delaware wheelerdealer faux-drawled. Extra-emphasis on the yall. Yes, Biden is rattling chains like an extra in Roots. is is the same politician of pallor who cracked jokes about Indians who work in 7-Elevens and who referred to his now-boss as clean and articulate. Yet, Bidens demagoguery was met with approving hoots and hollers. Or rather, hollas. Naturally, the de ant Obama campaign backed up Biden and gave a shout-out of its own. Welcome to the new tone -and the same old slime. Prevaricating spokeswoman Stephanie Cutter (last seen defending the phony, indefensible Romney-killed-asteelworkers-wife ad run by Obama Super PAC Priorities USA) chimed in after Bidens speech. We have no problem with those comments, she told MSNBCs Andrea Mitchell. Biden was using a metaphor with which the president agrees. Timing matters. Bidens race-baiting came after a weekend clogged with divisive jabs at GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romneys announcement of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate. Democratic Rep. Donna Christensen, the non-voting delegate from the U.S. Virgin Islands to the U.S. House of Representatives, tweeted: Wait a minute! Are there black people in Va? Guess just not w Romney Ryan! At least not seeing us. We know whos got our back & we have his. Leftwing actress Mia Farrow watched the announcement and derided a whole bunch of white people. ey were joined by countless progressive social media users who mocked the GOPs white guy, white guy 2012!!! Sirius XM radio host Dave Rubin -himself the color of discount Charmin toilet paper -called Romney-Ryan the whitest ticket since the KKK voted for their box social chairperson. Gotta love post-racial America! e poisonous slavery allusion echoed the former pastor of Bidens boss. Rev. Jeremiah Wright, you may recall, used the same chains imagery to justify his God Damn America diatribe. America, he inveighed in Obamas old Chicagobased Trinity United Church, put blacks in chains ... and then wants us to sing God Bless America? No, no, no. Not God bless America; God damn America! Bidens stunt also echoes Hillary Clintons infamous black church minstrel performances in which she unleashed a mortifying Southern-spiced-with-street accent to show her street solidarity: For the last ve years, weve had No. Power. At. All. And that makes a big di erence, because when you look at the way the House of Representatives has been run, it has been run like a plantation. An yew know what ahm talkin about. At an event with race-hustler Al Sharpton, she poured it on thicker: Im afraid Im gonna lift up the rug, and Im goin to see so much stu uh-nder thar. ... You know, what is it about us always havin to clean up after people? ... But this is not just goin to be pickin up socks o the oor. is is goin to be cleanin up the government. At least the only thing she manufactured was her patronizing dialect. Remember candidate Barack Obamas 2007 Selma, Ala., speech? To court black voters, Obama claimed that President Kennedy had sponsored the airlift in Africa responsible for bringing his family to the U.S. and asserted that Selmas 1965 Bloody Sunday demonstration brought his parents together and led to his birth. Of course, JFK didnt take o ce until two years after Obamas father arrived in the U.S., and the president was born four years before Bloody Sunday. Obama-Biden 2012: Never let facts, civility or scruples get in the way of a racist racial pander. Michelle Malkin is the author of Culture of Corruption: Obama and his Team of Tax Cheats, Crooks & Cronies (Regnery 2010). Her e-mail address is email@example.com. 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Have a voice through the Levy County Journal Letter from the EditorFor those who dont know about Agenda 21 here is a too-short de nition the attempt by the new world order folks who herald the United Nations as the future headquarters to change the way we do things on this globe from the small local level all the way to the top echelon of the government in order that the establishment of a global governance (not national) can be accomplished and maintained e ciently and cleanly. In this new agenda for the world, all resources used must be sustainable so as not to use them up. Cities and towns sign agreements with ICLEI (International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives) to adopt SMART policies to assess and control the assets of the area land, resources and people and prepare the people to move and live in the most sustainable places, moving around the area in the most sustainable fashion and working at the most sustainable jobs for the betterment of all the people so the collective good becomes paramount with the individual dream looked down on as sel sh. In short, ICLEI is a council that intervenes in the activities of a city and brings an agreement to the table to initiate smarter government with a cleaner and greener environment as the supposed goal. Once this agreement is signed by county or city o cials, ICLEI receives taxpayer money in the form of dues in exchange for bringing in a team of activists to work in the city or town hall creating policy and issuing guidelines for everyone to follow. What is not sustainable? According to the United Nations Biodiversity Assessment Report the following are NOT sustainable and therefore would be stopped or closed: Ski runs, grazing of livestock, plowing of soil, building fences, industry, single family homes, paved and tarred roads, logging activities, dams and reservoirs, power line construction, and economic systems that fail to set proper value on the environment. Sounds like a lot of Levy County would be unsustainable. You can read the information for yourself and become very acquainted with this global movement at the website addresses listed at the end of this article. ere are hundreds of cities and counties in the nation, such as Charlotte County in Florida, that have already changed their charters and passed ordinances and resolutions to re ect that they do not stand by nor will they participate in any orders that come down the pike from Agenda 21 principals with Agenda 21 principles in mind no NGOs, (nongovernmental organizations), no regional entities of unelected o cials claiming power over the citizens assets like land, no ICLEI agreements or dues and no SMART policy government. Some of this agenda sounds good and is good for the environment. Everyone would want clean air, clean fuel, more e cient lighting, use of clean green energy and plenty of clean water and lands to hunt and sh. is area especially is ripe with beautiful resources. And there are many areas in need of rethinking how to use natural resources better. e problem comes with what is behind the pretty agenda in the hands of the power brokers. Once the liaison is made with Mega-Business and Mega-government, the ability to grab the already built-to-specs e cient local systems is there for the taking. Without local individuals controlling local areas we are in a position to lose it all. Sustainable Development acts to move the infrastructure of the nation away from private ownership to a central planning board. In other words, top down control after bottom up building. is year in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the site of the original thesis on Sustainable Development, on June 20 the nations met again at an event dubbed Rio +20 (20 years past the UN adoption of the original plan). At this latest meeting of the participating nations, Americas own Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave her speech and pledged billions of taxpayer funds while encouraging the private sector to go on board, too. Clinton said, Sustainability wont happen without business investment. Governments alone cannot solve all the problems we face.... ats why we are so strongly in favor of partnerships. e Climate Change theme was not the popular hook it used to be and has failed to engage due to the many scienti c experts now disclaiming it veracity. So the new driving force is now public-private partnerships and large corporations begging, yes begging, for more governmental control. Mega-corporation General Electric Brazils CEO Adriana Machado while speaking at Agenda 21 What is it?continued on page 5A
The Levy County Journal 5AAugust 23, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 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): _____ Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923JournalLevy CountyAcne Aerie Appaloosa Boot Bowl Cage Call Caterer Last Weeks CrosswordLast Weeks Word SearchCleave Clog Closed Coil Crystal gazing Dang Doer Eagle Emeritus Evil Exotic Gang Gear Gulf Gutty Haunt Heavy Imam In vitro Keep Largo Like Mask Mass Word SearchMeow Modem Monism Muss Noel Often Open Ozone Peek Peon Plague Plod Polite Powder keg Re ll Rosy computer tips Internet browsing has become such a constant part of our lives: enabling us to work more e ciently, keep in touch with our family and friends, and many other activities on a daily basis. is makes it all the more frustrating when our Internet browsers wont work properly. Some common errors that all browsers experience are messages stating e page cannot be displayed, e connection was reset, and 500 Bad Gateway. Usually, these errors come out of seemingly nowhere and even a ect sites that might have been working the day before. is is a sign that you may need to clear out your Internet Cache (temporary internet les). ese les are stored locally on your computer to help speed up browsing to your most used sites. But sometimes these les can become corrupted or are not the most current version, which will cause problems with the website you are trying to visit. In these cases, the easiest thing to try rst is clearing out these les. Here are some directions on how to do this with a few of the most commonly used Internet Browsers available today. Internet Explorer (versions 7 9): Open Internet Explorer, and nd your Tools menu. It will either be along the top in the Menu Bar (File-Edit-View-FavoritesTools) or it will show as a small icon that looks like a mechanical gear on the upper-right side of the window. Click your Tools menu and select Delete Browsing History. is will open a new window giving you options. Usually making sure that Temporary Internet Files and Cookies are checked with the rest unchecked will resolve the most common problems. Once you are ready, click the Delete button. is may take anywhere from 15-90 seconds depending on how many les you have. Mozilla Firefox: Open Mozilla Firefox and go to your Tools or orange File menu, depending on your version of Mozilla. Once that is open, go to Options to launch a new window. You will see a row of icons across the top; you should left-click on Privacy. When the Privacy tab opens, you will see a line in underlined blue text that says Clear your recent history, left-click on this. When the new window opens, select Everything under time range, and make sure at the very least Cache and Cookies are checked, then click Clear Now. Google Chrome: Left-click on your small wrench icon in the top right of the window and select History; this will open a new window. You will see a button that says Clear all browsing data Left-click on this and select From the beginning of time in the dropdown box for timeframe. Make sure that at least Empty the cache and Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data are checked and then click Clear browsing data. Once you have followed the steps that pertain to your browser, the next step is to close the browser window that you have open, restart your computer and try getting online again to see if the previous issue is still happening. If so, you might consider more in-depth troubleshooting such as running a scan with your Antivirus, calling your Internet Service Provider (only if it is happening with ALL sites), or give us or your local computer repair store a call to schedule an appointment to resolve the issue. Internet Browsing Remedies for the Everyday User gator works computing 352-493-1006Ask About Our GWC Pro Care Total Technology Solutions! www.gatorworks.com4 WEST PARK AVENUE, CHIEFLAND, FL 32626Safe Sake Scratch Slam Soil Stoat Swab ug Tine Trope Twin Volt Wallow Winning post Woof Worta World Business Council for Sustainable Business panel discussion said, Businesses like regulation. Regulation is necessary to show companies who want to get better on how to get there. Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) are a orded special dealings between government and certain, chosen corporations which get tax breaks, grants and the governments power of Eminent Domain to implement sustainable policy. Some call them government-sanctioned monopolies. is plan may explain why there is so little support for the small to large businesses in America now. It is the huge corporations, run by globalist-agenda owners, stakeholders, and CEOs that will continue the agenda of a UN-headed global community. But, for this moment, we are the consumers and the voters that make things happen. If we dont hand over the power to the unelected we can still have a say in this representative-type of government. If those elected to represent dont represent us instead of a global community, we can vote them out.But, if this agenda is true and we passively sit by while the unelected take power by the deceit of the gradual, we could be ruled by those who think they know what is best for us and then have the power and structure to fundamentally change life as we have known it for 200 years. Learn more for yourself at: e American Policy Center, the Sustainable Development Report that you can download americanpolicy.org; the original concept actual document in Rio http://www.un.org/documents/ga/conf151/ aconf15126-1annex1.htm ; agenda for forests http://www. un.org/documents/ga/conf151/aconf15126-3annex3.htm ; the mandate of the Agenda 21 Commission http://www. un.org/esa/dsd/dsd/dsd_index.shtml; and the UN Department of Economic and Social A airs, Division of Sustainable Development agreement settled in September of 2004 http:// www.un.org/esa/dsd/agenda21/res_agenda21_01.shtml.\ Agenda 21 Excerpts from the Original Documents and Quotes from Experts e following are excerpts about Agenda 21 and ICLEI (International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives). From Governor Rick Scott during an interview in May of 2011 with Matt Bruce of Sarasotas radio program, e Captains America, Bruce asked this question of Gov. Scott: A lot of people are concerned about this UN Agenda 21, sustainable development they dont understand it, lot of people dont even know what it is. We do have it in Sarasota County with what is called the 2050 plan, it is spotty to say the least around Florida. What do you know about this sir? Without missing a beat, Scott replied: I know its not good for Florida and so Im going to make sure were not giving someone else the power to gure out our destiny. Im focused on our rights as an individual state. I dont believe the federal government should be telling us what to do and clearly the UN should not be dictating how we build our state. ----------Following are U.N. Conference Report excerpts setting forth their o cial policy on land. e Preamble says: Landcannot be treated as an ordinary asset, controlled by individuals and subject to the pressures and ine ciencies of the market. Private land ownership is also a principal instrument of accumulation and concentration of wealth, therefore contributes to social injustice. e Preamble is followed by nine pages of speci c policy recommendations endorsed by the participating nations, including the United States. Some of those recommendations read as follows: Recommendation A.1 (b) All countries should establish as a matter of urgency a national policy on human settlements, embodying the distribution of population...over the national territory. (c)(v) Such a policy should be devised to facilitate population redistribution to accord with the availability of resources. Recommendation D.1 (a) Public ownership or e ective control of land in the public interest is the single most important means of... achieving a more equitable distribution of the bene ts of development whilst assuring that environmental impacts are considered. (b) Land is a scarce resource whose management should be subject to public surveillance or control in the interest of the nation. (d) Governments must maintain full jurisdiction and exercise complete sovereignty over such land with a view to freely planning development of human settlements .... Recommendation D.2 (a) Agricultural land, particularly on the periphery of urban areas, is an important national resource; without public control land is prey to speculation and urban encroachment. (b) Change in the use of land...should be subject to public control and regulation. (c) Such control may be exercised through: (i) Zoning and land-use planning as a basic instrument of land policy in general and of control of land-use changes in particular; (ii) Direct intervention, e.g. the creation of land reserves and land banks, purchase, compensated expropriation and/or pre-emption, acquisition of development rights, conditioned leasing of public and communal land, formation of public and mixed development enterprises; (iii) Legal controls, e.g. compulsory registration, changes in administrative boundaries, development building and local permits, assembly and replotting. Recommendation D.3 (a) Excessive pro ts resulting from the increase in land value due to development and change in use are one of the principal causes of the concentration of wealth in private hands. Taxation should not be seen only as a source of revenue for the community but also as a powerful tool to encourage development of desirable locations, to exercise a controlling e ect on the land market and to redistribute to the public at large the bene ts of the unearned increase in land values. (b) e unearned increment resulting from the rise in land values resulting from change in use of land, from public investment or decision or due to the general growth of the community must be subject to appropriate recapture by public bodies. Recommendation D.4 (a) Public ownership of land cannot be an end in itself; it is justi ed in so far as it is exercised in favour of the common good rather than to protect the interests of the already privileged. Recommendation D.5 (b) Past patterns of ownership rights should be transformed to match the changing needs of society and be collectively bene cial. (c)(v) Methods for the separation of land ownership rights from development rights, the latter to be entrusted to a public authority. ---------Presenting his case to his local Board of Commissioners, Jim Boyer of Port Ludlow, Washington said, As the public has become aware of the truth behind the regulatory and often unconstitutional process taking place around them, actions are being taken against this unscrupulous plan and its undermining of the US Constitution. Citizen pressure caused the City of Spokane, Washington to drop its ICLEI ties and more recently the City of Sequim and Clallam County have done the same. For Je erson County to publish its connection with ICLEI on its o cial webpage is a clear indication that this course of action is founded on an unproven theory and that implementing new regulations binding our citizens to contracts signed in con ict with laws guiding treaties and American Constitutional rights. e fact is this plan has been developed ...violating constitutional law by creating a treaty paying dues to an international organization.. Subordinating the county you were elected to protect to the devices of an organization that is set on implementing an international process for controlling people and property ies in the face of all we believe in. ---------And presented by Gene Farr of Port Townsend, Washington, In addition to this e ort, I call your attention to the Climate Action Plan (CAP) under consideration by the City of Port Townsend, WA and Je erson County, WA. is plan, if adopted, will commit the County and the City to waste hundreds of thousands of our tax dollars on Carbon Dioxide reduction programs to get the carbon emission from these government operations down to the Kyoto Treaty levels of only 20% of their 1990 levels. It requires the use of Green technology which is so non cost e ective that it requires government subsidies, grants and tax credits to give Agenda 21 continued from page 4A continued on page 8A
The Levy County Journal6AAugust 23, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Williston Middle School faculty and sta returned to work on August 8th, greeted by this sign, congratulating them for maintaining their Grade A status for another year. Despite hundreds of schools locally and state-wide who saw their grades drop due to changes in the state grading scale, more rigorous requirements and higher cut scores on the FCAT tests, WMS maintained their A status for the fth year in a row, and have in fact received this award for 6 of the last 7 years. e WMS sta took time out to celebrate their success at a sta picnic held at Rainbow River on August 20, thanks to the generous donations of individuals and local businesses, including School Board Member Robert Philpot, Principal Pam Asbell, Knau Funeral Home, B & H Plumbing, and the Priest/Fugate family. School Board members Robert Philpot and Rick Turner, along with former board member Frank Etheridge, donned their chef hats, braved the steamy weather, and prepared steaks for the group. A celebration is planned for students on August 31. All students who scored pro cient (Level 3 or higher) on the reading and math portions of the FCAT test, as well as students who showed one years growth on both reading and math are being invited to attend. Parents of these students are also invited. Donations are being accepted to support the student celebration, as school funds are not allowed to be spent to reward students in this manner. Please contact WMS at 528-2941 if you would like to contribute to this cause. WMS will hold its Open House (Meet the Teacher) and Title 1 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, September 4, from 6:30 8:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Parents are invited to come and meet the fantastic sta who will work with their children this year to prepare them for the rigorous state assessments and maintain the tradition of excellence at WMS. Information about school funding, school improvement strategies and after-school tutoring will be presented. Nominations will be solicited for School Advisory Council members. Williston Middle School Celebrates 6 Years of Being an A School Individual teachers at each grade level will meet with parents to share class curriculum, grading criteria and what students and parents can expect in each of their classrooms this school year. Come and join a dedicated community of professionals, and volunteer or visit regularly through-out the school year. Congratulations, again, to the WMS faculty, sta students, and parents! submitted.Surprise sign greeted teachers and sta at WMS $99.00 Customer Installation Charge. 36-Month Monitoring Agreement required at $35.99 per month ($1,295.64). 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In fact, we documented over 53% of our parents attending! Our safety patrols were already awesome at their posts, helping kids and parents at the open house and on the rst day. And kudos to Mr. Coln [head custodian] and his custodial sta for working so hard to get our campus in tip-top shape for the opening of school. He was even mowing until 1:00 a.m. one morning last week! One nal thing about our campus Chris Tracy, our retired head custodian, poured the slabs and purchased and mounted ve deluxe, two-sided trash cans! We are so blessed to have these people who care about our students and us! We also want to acknowledge our PE department for buying the paint to re-do the paw print near the ag poles. Coach [Erin] Owens and Miss Peggy [Brooks], with input from artist Rowena Rivera and veteran painter Bill Krause, did a great job with the paw. It really pops out and is very kid friendly! said Hiers. As usual, our wonderful PTO provided a lovely breakfast for our sta the rst day. Dodging rain showers throughout the rst day and much of the week was a challenge, though no one complained. To sum it up in one word joyful, said 3rd grade teacher Cindy Hiter. at would describe this very sweet bunch [of kids]. My students worked hard. Many have already set goals, and high ones at that, commented Joelene Vining, 4th grade teacher. ey came in ready to go. I was very impressed. e day went well, agreed 5th grade teacher Kathy Brewington. Our students were busy, well-behaved. Learning routines and how their groups will switch is the focus of this rst week of school. Special area classes kicked in the second day as did that rst re drill! Beginning the second week of school, students will be going to their mathreading intervention groups. Students are placed into exible groups, based on their FCAT scores and other relevant data. is year we have a 7-day rotation, so our students will have to remember the days when they need their tennis shoes for PE, said Erin Owens, one of the PE teachers. Greg Hamilton, head football coach at Williston Middle School, has joined the sta and will also be teaching physical education. Other special areas in the 7-day rotation include art, media, music, guidance and a new class in Lab B which focuses on computer use e.g. keyboarding, using the various programs, etc. Weve done this to allow the teachers at each grade level to have a common planning time which is so important, said Hiers. is is one of the scheduling characteristics of high performing schools. And on those days when the teachers arent meeting as a team to plan, they will be pulling students for content mastery during which time theyll provide additional instruction and reinforcement to those students who need that extra one-on-one. New assistant principal Melissa Lewis concurred with her boss. I thought it [the rst day] went very well. Before the end of the day, Lewis had done a mail merge and printed up cards for every student to take home to put in the dashboard of the family car for car pick-up. Hows that for techno-savvy! It was great seeing most of our kids being so eager to get started, concluded Hiers. Should you wish to donate your time, talents or supplies to assist the students and sta at WES, please do not hesitate to contact the school at 352/528-6030. Art teacher Helen Darling recently donated the ip charts on acquisition lessons, the latest concept in educational curriculum. We thank Helen for making an impossible possible! said Hiers. And, of course, dont forget to check out our new and improved WES web site at http://wes.levyschools.org! With microphone in hand, PE teacher Erin Owens explains to the new 3rd graders at Williston Elementary whats expected of them and introduces the Wildcat Decree. Media specialist Donna Lovvorn helps out by holding up the visuals for her. The seniors at WES 5th graders nish up their lunch on the rst day of school. They are in Steve Van Zwienens class and are the last group to eat each day. Besides the breakfast program, lunches are served in the Wildcat Caf from 10:50 AM to 12:45 PM.
The Levy County Journal 7AAugust 23, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Sudoku e answers for this weeks sudoku puzzle will appear in next weeks issue. Last weeks Sudoku 115 NOTICES115 NOTICES 135 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES 400 REAL ESTATE500 FOR SALE540 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. Dont 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. tfnf --------I, JOHNNY P. 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These public meetings begin at 12:30 p.m. Concerned citizens and those interested in volunteering are welcome to attend. tfnf210 HELP WANTEDEMPLOYMENT & RV SITE OPPORTUNITY Christian Camp located in Dixie County, Florida along the Suwannee River and nestled among large canopy oaks is seeking a married couple with late model RV to provide full-time services to Campground in exchange for an RV site complete with electric, water and sewer. Extra compensation may be available for additional services on an as-needed basis. Campground is most active during the summer with some activity in the spring and fall. Duties will include, but are not limited to: welcoming new camping groups as they arrive and providing new camper orientation, insuring the campground operates in a safe manner, contacting appropriate maintenance staff when facility corrections are needed, keeping campground free of fallen limbs and debris, inspecting pool, restrooms, kitchen and potable water supply for clean operation, insuring entrance road is free of debris, changing and/ or cleaning lters as needed on AC units, checking propane levels in tanks, changing light bulbs/setting light timers as needed for outside security lighting, providing campground inspection prior to departure of current camping group to determine grounds and facility cleanliness, garbage removal and decisions on return of cleaning deposit, maintaining active/open communications with campground owners and representatives. Contact Camp Anderson at (352) 542-7942. 9/9Jb --------ACES SES TUTORING POSITIONS LEVY COUNTY Hiring part-time tutors for children grades three thru twelve. Also seeking Spanish tutors. Compensation $25/ hr Contact: acesrobinson@ yahoo.com 8/30Jp --------CASH PAID FOR JUNK CARS. $300 and up. 352771-6191. 9/6Jp300 RENTALSCHEAPER STORAGE FIRST Month FREE Climate Controlled Down from Dollar General in Williston 352/528-0778 tfnJp 3 BEDROOM/2 BATH ON 1 ACRE $49K by owner. Will nance with terms. Payments $299/month. Has improvements; power pole, well, septic. Needs some work. Bronson area. Call (352) 318-9262. 8/30Jp --------3 BEDROOM/2BATH ON 1 ACRE By Owner: $2,900 down moves you in; $620 per month.. For more info call (352) 318-9262. 8/30Jp440 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. 8/23Jp --------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. 8/23Jp --------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. 8/23Jp --------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. 8/23Jp445 WANT TO BUYCASH FOR batteries, starters, alternators, catalytic converters, aluminum rims, copper, brass and any aluminum. CASH PAID for junk cars and trucks $300 and up. FREE scrap metal removal including appliances. Licensed secondhand metal recycling: License # 48-8015653199-5. Call Mike at 352/215-9459. 8/23Jp CASH PAID FOR JUNK CARS $300 and up. 352771-6191. 9/6JpDIXIE MONUMENTS: Serving North Central Fla. for over a decade. Featuring beautiful bronze, marble & granite monuments in many colors and styles. Choose from 100s of designs or let us custom design any idea you may have! We have the latest technology in laser etchings and can also inscribe nal dates and lettering at the cemetery. Located at 1471 NE 512 Ave. (behind McCrab church) Hwy 349 7 miles north of Old Town. Open Tues-Fri 8-4 & Sat. 8-12 or call for after hours appt. Toll Free 1-877-542-3432 6/9/13Jp--------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 --------TANNING BED Sunquest Pro9 24RS. $450. Call 352/318-2480 9/6Jp515 YARD SALEHUGE INDOOR GARAGE SALE FOR BOY SCOUT TROUP 472 on Saturday, Sept. 1 at American Legion Post 236, 9550 NE Hwy 27 A in Bronson. All proceeds go to Boy Scout Troup 472 of Bronson. 8/30Jp REGISTERED TENNESSEE WALKING HORSE MARE: 16 hand bay mare with excellent pedigree. Sire: Supreme Versatility Champion Investment Genius; Dam: linebred Go Boys 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. 10 years old, $300. GOOD HOME ONLY. Call 386/935-2880 or 386/8540331 for more information. tfnJe555 AUTOMOBILESANY JUNK CAR cash paid up to $300. Free pickup. 352-445-3909 9/6Jp 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. 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The Levy County Journal8AAugust 23, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 e Log Cabin Quilters met ursday, August 15 at the Levy County Quilt Museum. We had a nice surprise when Betty Salisbury came out for a visit. She was one of the original ladies and brought a scrapbook for us with plenty of pictures (with names on the back) and news articles. She also brought out a quilt that she had nished except for the binding around the edges. She visited with old friends and looked around at all the changes we had made. e group settled in to work on the watermelon quilt in the frame and some worked on measuring our donated fabric. e fabric had been on shelves and lots of the material is the shiny slippery stu that refuses to stay in a neat pile. Now were taking the time to measure all the fabric; roll it into a piece that will t on the shelves and enjoy looking at each piece wondering what could be done with it. Gregg and the boys were out to work on the yard. Weve learned that yard work gets done rst since the rain probably isnt too far away. e county is still on water restrictions so let the rain keep coming, well just work around it. ere is always something that can be done inside. anks Lancaster. Our hours are Tuesday thru Saturday from 10 -3. ere is no admission charge so we look forward to your visit. Visitors are always welcome and the rocking chairs need a workout. Betty Salisbury made this quilt in memory of her daughter, Brenda Mae. The keepsake quilt is made of patches from Brenda Mae's cl othes she wore at work. The quilt will go to Brenda Mae's daughter after the binding around the edges has been completed. Adventure Food Lifestyle The eMagazine of Levy County & the Nature Coast .com Th ee T Th ee c o o o o m m m m m m m m m Fo Co un ty & t he N o un ty & t he N C Photo credit: Sheri Marsh McLeroy Theres a brand new, FREE, online publication coming to the Tri-County very soon! 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But this one has been veri ed, and if you get a chance to see what Im talking about, I promise you wont be disappointed. Greater amberjack, which opened for recreational harvest in Gulf state and federal waters Aug. 1, are one of the strongest sh in the sea. ey have been known to break expensive rods and bring the burliest of shermen to their knees. Social in nature, when you nd one, you generally nd a whole bunch. ey love arti cial reef structures with an ample amount of vertical relief. Need help nding an arti cial reef to sh on? Visit MyFWC.com/Fishing and click on Saltwater and Arti cial Reefs for coordinates in your area. Water depth is also very important. In my experience, which is primarily limited to the Florida Panhandle region, the minimum depth for good amberjack shing is about 65 feet, and most of the larger jacks will be in water depths greater than 80 feet. Once you are anchored over the right location, whats next? I like to start with some live bait to get them all red up. Using a standard slip-lead bottom/ sh nder rig with 60to 80-pound test, drop a few frisky pin sh, grunts or blue runners halfway to the bottom. If AJs are in the area, it shouldnt take long for the live bait to be inhaled. Remember, circle hooks are required when using natural bait and shing for reef sh, which includes amberjack. Be sure to have your drag set appropriately for the tackle. With a circle hook, dont ever try to set the hook. e AJ will do all the work, so just hang on till your rod bends over and its pretty much sh-on from there! Once you catch a few on the grouper rod, put all that heavy tackle away and break out the spinning rods and bait-casters. I dont mean your bait rod with 8-pound test, but something in the 17to 30-pound range is perfect. e next thing you want to do is tie on a short piece of 40to 50-pound mono leader and a big, obnoxious, top-water popping plug. I dont think the color matters as long as its something bright and highly visible. Anything that catches your eye in the tackle store will also catch the jacks, but you want to use one of the at-faced chugger-type plugs that are designed to make a lot of commotion when you snatch them across the water. Remember to remove the treble hooks and replace with a single hook. You might also want to smash the barb down to facilitate hook removal or go with no hook at all if youre not intending to keep any more sh and just want to see some action. Work the plug fast and watch the jacks explode in excitement! Get close-up photos or video of the action by dragging the plug in a gure-eight pattern right next to the boat. To keep the school of AJs in range, you might need to periodically chum with some of the live bait. Good luck, and if you try them on the top-water plugs, give me a shout and let me know how you did or send me some photos or video to post on our website: MyFWC.com. Remember, on the Atlantic side, there is no closed season, so you can enjoy this shery on a year-round basis. e minimum size limit is 28 inches fork length in the Atlantic and 30 inches fork length in the Gulf, and the daily bag limit is one sh per person. Kyle Miller holds his catch, a greater amberjack, after reeling it in off the waters of Panama City. Taken April 3, 2012, on a tagging trip by Amanda Nalley. Log Cabin Quilters the appearance of being a good investment. Further these grants, etc. require added bureaucracy at every level of government and come with strings attached like Matching funds which come from our property and sales taxes. And this is only the rst step. e next steps are to impose these same restrictions on all of us! Note that this plan was developed by a joint City and County committee using information, advice and software from the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) is is the NGO (Non Governmental Organization) established by the UN to promote UN Agenda 21 the Sustainable Development initiative which if implemented, will destroy our economy. -------Agenda 21 proposes an array of actions which are intended to be implemented by every person on Earth it calls for speci c changes in the activities of all people E ective execution of Agenda 21 will require a profound reorientation of all humans, unlike anything the world has ever experienced Agenda 21: e Earth Summit Strategy to Save Our Planet (Earthpress, 1993). No one fully understands how or even, if, sustainable development can be achieved; however, there is growing consensus that it must be accomplished at the local level if it is ever to be achieved on a global basis. e Local Agenda 21 Planning Guide, published by ICLEI, 1996. Current lifestyles and consumption patterns of the a uent middle class involving high meat intake, use of fossil fuels, appliances, home and work air conditioning, and suburban housing are not sustainable. Maurice Strong, Secretary General of the UNs Earth Summit, 1992. Individual rights will have to take a back seat to the collective. Harvey Ruvin, Vice Chairman, ICLEI. e Wildlands Project. Participating in a UN advocated planning process would very likely bring out many of the conspiracy xated groups and individuals in our society is segment of our society who fear one-world government and a UN invasion of the United States through which our individual freedom would be stripped away would actively work to defeat any elected o cial who joined the conspiracy by undertaking LA21. So we call our process something else, such as comprehensive planning, growth management or smart growth. J. Gary Lawrence, advisor to President Clintons Council on Sustainable Development.Agenda 21 continued from page 5A
www.levyjournalonline.com L e v y L i f e Levy LifeLEVY COUNTY JOURNAL VOL. 89, NO. 7 50 CENTS THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 2012 Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923SECTION B e Chie and Chamber of Commerce meets the 4th Friday of each month with our next meeting scheduled for Friday, August 24 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 months Sponsors Heirs-Baxley Funeral Home and Spanns Heating & Air Conditioning. All our Chamber members are invited and encouraged to come meet & greet fellow chamber members and share in our monthly meetings, have a nice lunch and get updates on what the Chamber is doing in your community. Seating space is limited so reserve your seat by emailing us at the Chamber o ce to: chie firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling the Chamber o ce 352/493-1849, our voicemail is always there 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. e August 24, 2012 members meeting will be a Special Meeting for members to vote on the proposed changes to Chambers by-laws. e Greater Chie and Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is recommending the following changes: Article VI Finance Page 3 section 3: reads All chamber expenditures exceeding $500.00 shall be presented to the Board of Directors prior to payment except for budgeted items. Suggested change to page 3 section 3: All chamber expenditures exceeding $200.00 shall be presented to the Board of Directors prior to purchase except for budgeted items. Article VII-Board of Directors Page 4 Section 2 reads: e Board of Directors must hold regularly called meetings at least ten (10) times during each calendar year. All meetings shall be open to the general membership. Suggested change to page 4 section 2: e Board of Directors must hold regularly called meetings at least ten (10) times during each calendar year. ese ten meetings shall be open to the general membership. Page 5section 7 reads: A majority of the elected members of the board of Directors of the chamber shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of Chamber business. Suggested change to page 5 section 7: A majority of the voting members of the board of Directors of the chamber shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of Chamber business. Article VIII Elections Page 6-section 15th paragraph reads At least (10) business days before the election date, the chamber sta shall mail one o cial ballot initialed by two (2) members of the election committee to each member in good standing. Completed ballots are to be sealed in an o cial ballot envelope which will be provided by the Chamber and returned to the Chamber o ce prior to 12:00 pm (noon) on the election date. Suggested change to page 6-section 1 -5th paragraph: At least (10) business days before the election date the chamber sta shall mail one o cial ballot, that shall be made o cial using the chambers Corporate impression seal to each member in good standing. Completed ballots are to be sealed in an o cial ballot envelope which will be provided by the Chamber and returned to the Chamber o ce prior to 12:00 pm (noon) on the election date. e members will be voting on the proposed changes at the August 24, 2012 monthly members noon meeting at the Haven Hospice meeting room located at 311 NE 9th Street in Chie and. If you have any questions please contact Maureen at the Chamber o ce at 352/493-1849Chie and Chamber Voting on By Law Changes Aug. 24Daniel Roberts, 9, has decided that he loves soccer more than baseball and the Boy Scouts are his group of best buds. Lexi Roberts, 6, has music in her legs and jazz and tap dancing are better than cheerleading. But the truth is, these courageous children of Sharky and Shelley Roberts are doing it without their parents who were killed in a fatal car accident on August 27 of last year. Little did Shelleys brother Phil Greene know that when Shelley asked him to promise to take care of Daniel and Lexi should anything ever happen to her and Sharky he would so soon begin the role of parenting again with his wife Missy after their own children had grown. Sharky and Shelley Roberts of Williston had celebrated their son Daniels 8th birthday last August a year ago at a party early in the morning. Later that evening they attended another surprise birthday. Shelley had taken up cake decorating and was the supplier-in-chief of the cakes for the parties that day. e Roberts left the party around 11 p.m. to drive home with Shelley at the wheel. Just south of NW 154 Ave. Rd. on US 27 as Shelley was driving south, a vehicle driven by Leonel Hernandez-Ocampo was heading straight into them on the wrong side of the road heading north. Hernandez-Ocampos 1998 Jeep hit the Roberts 2000 4-door Chevy head on. Sharky and Shelley were now gone. Daniel and Lexi were without parents. Hernandez-Ocampo had minor injuries and was transported to jail and charged with no valid drivers license resulting in death and 2 counts of vehicular homicide. After a lengthy investigation due to the double homicide it was determined that the blood alcohol test was positive and Hernandez-Ocampo is an illegal. e trial, according to the State Attorneys o ce, is set for November 26 of this year. Daniel and Lexi have been living with the Greene family and life has changed for all of them. e Greenes youngest daughter, Monica, is in college and gave up her bedroom so the Roberts children could have a room. Monica has also participated with Phil and Missy in caring for and loving on Daniel and Lexi. Another bedroom is in the works so all have their own space. Phil said he thought their days of going to Meet the Teacher were over but they were there to be the substitute parents for Daniel and Lexi at the Oak Crest Elementary School in Ocala. He said that Daniel and Lexi are adjusting well and have their good days and bad days about their great loss and new life. e Greenes have stepped up to the plate to provide while Daniel and Lexi are bravely battling to grow and heal from this tragedy. To help out with the added expenses making sure the Roberts children have what they need, including specialized psychological care at Kimberlys College in Ocala, there will be a Poker Run on Sept 1. Sharky and Shelley were de nitely biking a cianados and this just ts the bill. All monies made or donated go into a fund managed by the Marion County Legal Support Association (MCLSA) (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Marion-County-Legal-SupportAssociation-MCLSA/137714029585259) for the care of Daniel and Lexi. e Greenes are reimbursed for expenses paid in advance or the bills are paid directly by MCLSA such as doctor bills. e Poker Run registration begins at 9:30 a.m. at AMVETS Post 444. Kickstands up at 10:30 a.m. stopping at AMVETS Post 88 in Bronson, AMVETS Post 447 in Inglis, Willards, Sunray Saloon and back to Post 444 for dinner, drawings and live music by FireCreek Band. Poker Hands are $15 which includes the meal, or the dinner donation is $6. For more information on the Bike Run call: Jack Mills at 352/558-4440 or Vickie Maloney 352/339-3398. is is a time for our great community to gather around Daniel and Lexi and the Greenes to show support in action as they adapt to their new lives without Shelley and Sharky. Sharky and Shelley RobertsAnnual Poker Run Fundraiser September 1, 2012 Sharky & Shelleys Living Legacies Growing Up with Family and Community HelpAMVETS Post 88 Auxiliary Stocks the Shelves for BESAMVETS Post 88, Auxiliary, AMVETS and Sons, paid a visit to Bronson Elementary School on August 17 to carry out their tradition of stocking the shelves with supplies for BES. e project continues throughout the year and the shelves are lled with needed items for everyone at BES.Pictured from left to right: Arlene Lange (Chaplain and school coordinator), Jenna Clifton (2nd VicePresident), Margie McGarva (Auxiliary member), Cheryl Beauchamp (Principal, BES), Donny Clifton, and front row (Hailey Clifton).For many years now the employees at Central Florida Electric Cooperative have focused their e orts on raising community awareness as well as nancial support for the American Cancer Society. Billing Supervisor Connie Ward said her department doesnt mind the after hours spent on fundraisers as long as its something you truly believe in. And Member Service Representative Ryan Watson stated, Being creative with fundraising projects is the key. Whatever it is, it must be working because the total donated this year topped $12,000. Tony Wasson, Member Service Manager said, It still would not be possible without all the support the tri county community gives. Research and the development of cures must continue, and it will, as long as people like those at Central Florida Electric Cooperative are involved. Pictured from left to right are: Karen Mowrey, Tony Wasson, Jennifer Robson, A.D. Goodman, Ryan Watson, Scott Geist, Kathy Baker, Desmond Knight, Pat Hunt, Zee Castillo and Tim Hastings. Photo courtesy of CFEC. CFEC Raises Funds for American Cancer Society
The Levy County Journal2BAugust 23, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 to participate. We are looking for new members and volunteers so if you want to help out the community and have something enjoyable to do, come and see us. Our meetings are held every month on the 2nd Tuesday of the month and guests are very welcome. We will be planning future events so your assistance in this matter is greatly appreciated. If you need to reach us by phone call 352/342-7525. ursdays: Bingo @ 7 p.m. We o er two Jackpots. If an attendee brings a friend, that attendee will get a free card. Saturdays: Farmers Market and Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.Williston City Council Meeting Sept. 4 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. e next Council meeting is Sept. 4 at City Hall is at 50 NW Main Street, Williston, 352/528-3060. Williston Womans Club Polynesian Extravaganza Sept. 8Hey folks, have you ever wanted to experience a foreign land, its food and culture, well here is your chance. e Williston Womans Club will be holding a Polynesian Extravaganza at the clubhouse, a fundraising event for our International Outreach Program on Sat. Sept. 8, 2012. Come escape with us starting at 6:00 p.m. for a night of entertainment provided by the Filipino Cultural Association of Gainesville which will include dancing, singing and a show you wont want to miss. e evening will begin with delicious appetizers, followed by an authentic Polynesian-inspired bu et dinner and dessert. A live auction will precede the nights entertainment which will transport us internationally (no passport necessary) without ever having to leave our seats. Door prizes will be ra ed o at the conclusion of this evening which ends at 8:30 p.m. Come join us for lots of fun, where the proceeds will provide for a good cause. Tickets are on sale now: $17.50 for an individual or $30.00 for two. To purchase tickets or further information contact: Brigitte Farley: (352) 528-9689 or Susan Drawdy: (528) 495-3619WPD & Ornan Lodges Public Safety Day Sept. 29 e Williston Police Department will be participating in the Ornan Lodge presentation of Public Safety Day on Sat. Sept. 29 between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. with a variety of events of interest to children and adults, alike. Child Safety Seat seminars, bicycle helmet giveaways, safety videos and a bicycle rodeo will be included this year. Police, Sheri and Fire ghters will be on hand to speak with citizens about related safety issues and answer questions.Fall on the Prairie for Haven Hospice Oct. 13A night of scrumptious food, live music, silent and live auction and so much more to bene t Haven Hospice on Saturday, October 13 at the Whitehurst Ranch and Prairie in Williston at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $75 per person, sponsorship and auction donation opportunities are available. Contact: Stephanie Brod, 352/271-4665 or email@example.comSelf Defense Class in Williston Oct. 30 e Williston Police Department is partnering with Jerry Heines to sponsor a Womens Awareness and Defense Class to teach women how to avoid being the victim of a physical attack. Heines has formed his class to prepare women to have a survivor mindset and to use simple and practical techniques of self defense. is is a one night, four-hour course and not meant to train anyone in complex martial arts forms. e class is free and will be held on October 30 at the Williston Community Center from 6:00 to 10:00 PM. Heines is a 5th Dan Black Belt, World Taekwondo Federation, Instructor in Muay ai, and has instructed narcotics, state, municipal police and correctional o cers and he holds a PHD in eoretical Physics. Prior registration will be available at the Williston Police website (www.willistonpolice.org) and at the Police Department. More information is available on our Facebook page. If you plan to attend, please wear loose clothing, no jewelry (or weapons), bring a pen and a bottle of water and advise the instructor(s) of any injuries or disabilities you may have. CHIEFLANDChie and Chamber Meets and Votes on Aug. 24 e Chie and Chamber of Commerce meets the 4th Friday of each month with our next meeting scheduled for Friday, August 24 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 months Sponsors Heirs-Baxley Funeral Home and Spanns Heating & Air Conditioning. Seating space is limited so reserve your seat by emailing us at the Chamber o ce to: chie firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling the Chamber o ce 352/493-1849, our voicemail is always there 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. e August 24, 2012 members meeting will be a Levy County Community Calendar BRONSONCo-Ed Softball Tournament Aug. 24 25 e Bronson Community Access Center is signing up teams to participate in our Co-ed Softball tournament. e tournament will be August 24 and 25, with a $200 entry fee per team. e deadline is August 14, 2012, and team lineup requires at least 3 females. Teams are required to bring 4 47 core 12 blue dot softballs. If you like to enter call Natalie omas at 352/219-8365 or Faylea Wilkerson at 352/507-2348. e event will be held at the Bronson Sports Complex.Fishing Tournament Sept. 1Get ready to sh on Sat. Sept. 1 at a Fishing Tournament starting at the Waccasassa Boat ramp to honor Lucas Luke Corbitt and bene t e Childrens Table food bank in Bronson. ere is a $25.00 entry fee and all proceeds will bene t the Childrens Table. All anglers must be back to the boat ramp by 4:00 p.m. for weigh-in. Advance registration call 352/273-5831. Door prizes and free hot dogs and hamburgers will be available. Bronson Town Council Meeting Sept. 3 e Bronson Town Council will meet on Mon. Sept. 3 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 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like more information about joining the Greater Bronson Area Chamber of Commerce or about meeting times, please email email@example.com GAINESVILLELearn to Square Dance Sept. 4 Dec. 11Come and take advantage of FREE Introduction to Square Dancing lessons held every Tuesday from Sept 4 Dec. 11 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Carpenters Union Hall, 1910 NW 53 Ave. in Gainesville. For more information call Lonnie at 352/377-1828 or go to: www.lonligon.com/grandsquares No dance on Election Day, Nov. 6th FREERascal Flatts Changed Tour Sept. 29Rascal Flatts will be in Gainesville at the Stephen C. OConnell Center on Sat. Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. with the Changed Tour promoting their new album. Special guests will be Little Big Town and the Eli Young Band. Tickets on sale Aug. 3 at 10 a.m. at LiveNation.com, Ticketmaster locations, University box o ce, or chargeby-phone at 1-800-745-3000.CEDAR KEYCedar Key Water & Sewer District Meeting Sept. 10 e Cedar Key Water and Sewer District holds its regular meetings on the second Monday of every month at the District O ces, 510 ird Street, Cedar Key, Florida.Cedar Key City Council Meeting Sept. 18 e Cedar Key City Council meets every third Tues. at 7 p.m. at the Cedar Key City Hall with the next meeting on Sept. 18. e Cedar Key Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) meets the rst Tues. of each month at 6 p.m. at City Hall. City Hall is located at 490 2nd Street 352/543-5132.Cedar Key Arts Center-NOTHING 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 352/4932333. YANKEETOWN-INGLISYankeetown-Inglis Womans Club Thrift Shop e rift Shop at the Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club needs your donations of gently used mens and womans clothing and housewares. When youve nished your fall cleaning or reorganizing your closets remember to drop your donations by the clubhouse at 5 56th St., Yankeetown or call Joan at 352/447-2114. Stay tuned for details on the re-opening and the new Womans Club season...its bound to be an exciting year!Yankeetown Town Meetings e Yankeetown Planning and Zoning meeting is on Sept. 2 at 6:30 p.m.; Regular Town Council meeting on Sept. 10 at 7 p.m.; Tentative Budget Hearing Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. and the Final Budget Hearing on Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. City Hall is at 6241 Harmony Lane, 352/4472511Inglis Council Meeting Sept. 11 e Town of Inglis next regular Commission meeting will be on Sept. 11 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. Cleaning For a Reason for Cancer PatientsIf you know any woman currently undergoing chemotherapy, please pass the word to her that there is a cleaning service that provides free housecleaning once per month for four months while she is in treatment. All she has to do is sign up and have her doctor fax a note con rming the treatment. Cleaning for a Reason will have a participating maid service in her zip code area arrange for the service. is organization serves the entire US and currently has 547 partners to help these women. It is our job to pass the word and let them know that there are people out there that care. Be a blessing to someone and pass this information along. http:// www.cleaningforareason. org/. ank you from the Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club.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 Levy County Saltwater and Freshwater Tides DAY HIGH TIDE HEIGHT SUNRISE MOON % MOON /LOW TIME /FEET SUNSET TIME VISIBLECedar KeyTh 23 High 5:50 AM 4.2 7:05 AM Rise 1:14 PM 30 23 Low 12:59 PM 0.5 8:04 PM 23 High 7:20 PM 3 F 24 Low 12:42 AM 1.7 7:06 AM Set 12:09 AM 41 24 High 6:41 AM 4.1 8:02 PM Rise 2:18 PM 24 Low 2:13 PM 0.6 24 High 8:52 PM 2.8 Sa 25 Low 1:44 AM 2 7:07 AM Set 1:03 AM 53 25 High 7:49 AM 4 8:01 PM Rise 3:18 PM 25 Low 3:42 PM 0.6 25 High 10:39 PM 2.8 Su 26 Low 3:09 AM 2.1 7:07 AM Set 2:02 AM 64 26 High 9:13 AM 3.9 8:00 PM Rise 4:15 PM 26 Low 5:09 PM 0.5 M 27 High 12:00 AM 3 7:08 AM Set 3:04 AM 75 27 Low 4:40 AM 2 7:59 PM Rise 5:06 PM 27 High 10:37 AM 4 27 Low 6:15 PM 0.3 Tu 28 High 12:51 AM 3.2 7:08 AM Set 4:06 AM 84 28 Low 5:54 AM 1.7 7:58 PM Rise 5:52 PM 28 High 11:48 AM 4.2 28 Low 7:05 PM 0.1 W 29 High 1:28 AM 3.4 7:09 AM Set 5:09 AM 91 29 Low 6:51 AM 1.4 7:57 PM Rise 6:34 PM 29 High 12:46 PM 4.3 29 Low 7:47 PM 0.1 Suwannee River EntranceTh 23 Low 12:13 AM 1.3 7:06 AM Rise 1:15 PM 30 23 High 5:56 AM 3.7 8:04 PM 23 Low 1:17 PM 0.5 23 High 7:26 PM 2.6 F 24 Low 1:00 AM 1.6 7:06 AM Set 12:09 AM 41 24 High 6:47 AM 3.6 8:03 PM Rise 2:19 PM 24 Low 2:31 PM 0.6 24 High 8:58 PM 2.5 Sa 25 Low 2:02 AM 1.9 7:07 AM Set 1:04 AM 53 25 High 7:55 AM 3.5 8:02 PM Rise 3:19 PM 25 Low 4:00 PM 0.6 25 High 10:45 PM 2.5 Su 26 Low 3:27 AM 2 7:07 AM Set 2:02 AM 64 26 High 9:19 AM 3.4 8:01 PM Rise 4:16 PM 26 Low 5:27 PM 0.5 M 27 High 12:06 AM 2.6 7:08 AM Set 3:04 AM 75 27 Low 4:58 AM 1.9 8:00 PM Rise 5:07 PM 27 High 10:43 AM 3.5 27 Low 6:33 PM 0.3 Tu 28 High 12:57 AM 2.8 7:08 AM Set 4:07 AM 84 28 Low 6:12 AM 1.6 7:59 PM Rise 5:53 PM 28 High 11:54 AM 3.7 28 Low 7:23 PM 0.1 W 29 High 1:34 AM 3 7:09 AM Set 5:09 AM 91 29 Low 7:09 AM 1.3 7:58 PM Rise 6:35 PM 29 High 12:52 PM 3.8 29 Low 8:05 PM 0.1 Withlacoochee River EntranceTh 23 Low 12:50 AM 1.3 7:05 AM Rise 1:13 PM 30 23 High 5:57 AM 3.8 8:02 PM 23 Low 1:54 PM 0.5 23 High 7:27 PM 2.7 F 24 Low 1:37 AM 1.6 7:05 AM Set 12:08 AM 41 24 High 6:48 AM 3.7 8:01 PM Rise 2:16 PM 24 Low 3:08 PM 0.6 24 High 8:59 PM 2.5 Sa 25 Low 2:39 AM 1.9 7:06 AM Set 1:03 AM 53 25 High 7:56 AM 3.6 8:00 PM Rise 3:17 PM 25 Low 4:37 PM 0.6 25 High 10:46 PM 2.5 Su 26 Low 4:04 AM 2 7:06 AM Set 2:01 AM 64 26 High 9:20 AM 3.5 7:59 PM Rise 4:14 PM 26 Low 6:04 PM 0.5 M 27 High 12:07 AM 2.7 7:07 AM Set 3:03 AM 75 27 Low 5:35 AM 1.9 7:58 PM Rise 5:05 PM 27 High 10:44 AM 3.6 27 Low 7:10 PM 0.3 Tu 28 High 12:58 AM 2.9 7:07 AM Set 4:06 AM 84 28 Low 6:49 AM 1.6 7:57 PM Rise 5:51 PM 28 High 11:55 AM 3.8 28 Low 8:00 PM 0.1 W 29 High 1:35 AM 3.1 7:08 AM Set 5:08 AM 91 29 Low 7:46 AM 1.3 7:56 PM Rise 6:33 PM 29 High 12:53 PM 3.9 29 Low 8:42 PM 0.1 continued on page 3BWeather Forecast http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/bronson/32621/daily-weather-forecast/332291
The Levy County Journal 3BAugust 23, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Around the Nature Coast ALL Commodities Distributions Now CancelledAll commodities distributions will be cancelled until further notice. Please contact the Food of the Mighty Bread Bank with any questions or concerns. 352/3360839LC Transportation Disadvantaged Board Meeting Aug. 23 at Courthouse e Levy County Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board announces its next meeting will be on urs., August 23 at 10:00 a.m. e meeting will be held at 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. In addition, a CTC Evaluation Committee meeting will take place immediately following the conclusion of the Local Coordinating Board meeting. For further information please contact Lauren Yeatter, Withlacoochee Regional Planning Council, 1241 S.W. 10th Street, Ocala, FL, 352/732/1315 ext. 225 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Workforce Connection August ProgramsWorkforce Connection Resource Centers in Chie and and Ocala are o ering the following programs in August: Beyond Barriers: Pathways to Employment is for those whose background issues create a barrier to nding a job. e workshop takes place on Aug. 24 at 1:30 p.m. in Ocala. Computer Basics is designed for those new to technology or with entry-level computer skills. Sessions are set for Aug. 31 at 3:30 p.m. in Ocala. Employ Florida Marketplace Essentials, Nail that Interview and Optimal Resume workshops take place on Aug. 30 beginning at 8:15 a.m. in Ocala. Nail that Interview workshops are also held on Aug. 29 at 1:15 p.m. in Chie and. Navigating the New World of Work (Community Workshop) o ers many of the highlights of the twoday sessions but in a two-hour format. e condensed workshops take place in Marion County at the Dunnellon Library on Aug. 23 at 10 a.m. Open Resume Labs are held in Ocala each Monday at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. as well as every Friday at 9 a.m. e labs also take place Aug. 28 at 8:15 a.m. in Chie and. Drop-ins are welcome and no additional registration is required but space is limited. Workforce Connection Resource Centers are located in Marion County at 2703 NE 14th St., in Ocala. To sign up for any of the workshops, call 352-291-9552 or 800-434-JOBS, ext. 1410 or register online at https:// www.timecenter.com/wcworkshops.Sharky & Shelley Roberts Poker Run Fundraiser Sept. 1In memoriam of the tragic and fatal accident that took Sharky and Shelley Roberts there will be a fundraiser Poker Run on Sat. Sept. 1 to continue helping the children they left behind. e Run Ticket cost includes food or as an additional donation. Ra e tickets will be for sale. Music will be provided by Firecreek starting at 7 p.m. Registration begins at AmVets Post 444 at 9:30 a.m. with KSU at 10:30, 13751 NE 52 Place, Williston. Stops will include: AmVets Post 88, Bronson; AmVets Post 422, Chie and; AmVets Post 447, Inglis; Willards; Sunray Saloon; and return to Amvets 444. For more info: call Jack Mills 352/558-4440, Vickie Maloney 352/339-3398 or visit the website at: www. sharkyandshelleyrobertspokerrun.com Levy County BoCC Sept. 4 e Levy County Board of County Commissioners will meet on Tues. Sept. 4 at 9 a.m. in the meeting room of the courthouse located at 355 S. Court Street in Bronson. Stamp & Coin Show Sept. 8 9 e Florida Stamp Dealers Association and the General Francis Marion Stamp Club will host its annual Stamp & Coin Show on Sat. Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sun. Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Circle Square Cultural Center at 8395 SW 80 St. in Ocala. is is the rst year the show will include coins for collectors as well as stamps. Dealers will be available to buy, sell and appraise stamps, covers and coins and paper money. ere will also be a youth table area that will provide free stamps and related information for junior collectors. Free door prizes, free admission. For more information call Sheldon Rogg at 727/364-6897 or email: email@example.comGreat Suwannee River Cleanup Kick-Off Sept. 8Reminder to register for the Great Suwannee River Cleanup for a section on either the Santa Fe or the Suwannee this year. We want to see another great turnout for this important event. Register soon so that you will get the section you prefer. e link to the registration form: http://tinyurl.com/cg6heur. In the information part of the form you will also nd links to the map and the spreadsheet. Check out the spreadsheet so that you can make sure you are registering for a section that has not been taken. Remember our Kick O Celebration on September 8, too! Held at the Gilchrist County Park at the US 47 Bridge south of Ft. White, from 11-2 p.m., well have lunch for all plus music and exhibits. ere will be a cleanup from 9-11 a.m. Contact me if you are interested in helping with the cleanup. Fritzi Olxon, 352/2646827 or www.currentproblems.org Guardian ad Litem Needs Child Advocates Next Class Sept. 11 in Chie andIn Levy County, Guardian ad Litem only has volunteers to advocate for about half of the children who so desperately need someone to stand up for their rights. Guardian Volunteers are ordinary people doing extraordinary work. e program o ers free training, legal and sta assistance. Volunteers commit to at least one year and about 10 hours per month. Become a Child Advocate: Be a beacon of hope by advocating in court for abused and neglected children as a Guardian ad Litem Volunteer. Be the one to change a childs life. No special background needed. Legal and sta support provided. Next class starts September 11th in Chie and. Orientations held every 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 12-1 pm at 14. S. Main St. Call 352/5483823 or 352/493-6051 or go to www.gal.alachua. .us.WW II Veterans Meeting Sept. 13World War II Vets we will be meeting urs. Sept. 13 at Dekes Steak House in Chie and between 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Any news you have regarding Vets please notify me, Virginia Lewis, phone 352/5282310, mailing address is 215 NE 5th St., Williston, FL. 32696, or via email firstname.lastname@example.org. Dot Halvorsen is still in Palm Gardens.The Mobile Dental Unit Returns to Levy County Sept. 17 e Florida Baptist Mobile Dental Unit will be at the First Baptist Church of Chie and during the week of Sept. 17-21 to perform free basic llings and extractions to all approved adults 18 years of age or older. A required Pre-Screening and appointment scheduling will held on Sat., Sept. 8 at 8:30 a.m. to noon at the First Baptist Church of Chie and. Bring a list of all current medications and a valid photo ID. Please visit our website for additional information regarding medical disclosures. For nancial qualifying guidelines and additional information, please visit www. fbcchie and.com/mdu.Do You Have Questions About Medicare?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, Low Income Programs or Medicare Billings? If you do, come see SHINE, a volunteer program with the Florida Department of Elder A airs, for one-onone 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. SHINE will be at: Wed, Sept. 5th 10am-Noon Williston Public Library Wed, Sept. 5th 1:30-3:30pm Bronson Public Library Wed, Sept.19th 1:30-3:30pm Chie and Senior Ctr.Community Calendar continued from page 2B Special Meeting for members to vote on the proposed changes to Chambers by-laws. See the Journals Levy Life section for Board recommendations for changes to By Laws. ere will be No September members or luncheon meeting, due to the Business of the Year Banquet on Sept. 11. Final 2012 meeting is on the 3rd Friday, Nov. 16 instead of the 4th Friday due to the anksgiving holiday. Board of Director Elections take place in Oct.; members will elect 3 new Directors. To serve on the Board of Directors or to nominate someone to serve please call Maureen at 352/493-1849 or any current Board member.Chie and City Commission Meeting on Aug. 27 e Chie and City Commission meets at City Hall on Mondays with the next meeting being Aug. 27 at 6 p.m. at City Hall. ere will also be a Planning Board/ BACE meeting on urs. Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m. e next regular commission meeting is scheduled for Sept. 10 at 6 p.m. with a Budget Workshop immediately following the Regular Meeting. City Hall is located at 214 E. Park Avenue, Chie and, 352/493-6711.Greater Chie and Area Chamber of Commerce Industry Appreciation Banquet Sept 11. is years Industry Appreciation Banquet will be held on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 where we will Honor a community nominated Business of the Year as the guest of honor. is year the selection committee had a tough job in selecting the recipient of this award due to the tremendous amount of nominations sent to the Chamber o ce. e Chie and Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that this years recipient of the Business of the Year Award is Capital City Bank. Chamber members and members of the community are invited to come join in the fun at the Tommy Usher Center, 506 SW 4th Ave. in Chie and at 6:00 p.m. and dinner served at 6:30 p.m. Reconnect with friends and colleagues, share some laughs, participate in our Silent Auctions, fundraisers, drawings and a chance to win door prizes and an open auction of both a Gator Basket and a Seminole Basket to raise funds for support of the upcoming 2012 Chie and Centennial celebration. Our theme will be God Bless America and our colors will be Red, White & Blue. We look forward to seeing you all there. Banquet invitations will be sent out in the near future. Remember reservations are required. For more information please contact the Chamber o ce 352-493-1849 or email to: chie andchamber@ bellsouth.net. e public is invited to join in this celebration; the admission is $25.00 per person pre-paid and $30.00 if paid at the door. Early booking is suggested since seating is limited. For more information please contact the Chamber o ce at 352/493-1849, Monday through Friday between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. We look forward to seeing you all there.CF Levy Center Computer Basics Course Starts Sept. 14 e College of Central Florida Levy Center will o er Computer Basics beginning in September. e class will meet Fridays, Sept. 14-28, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Levy Center, 114 Rodgers Blvd., Chie and. is beginners class is designed for the person who has little or no experience with computers. Students will learn how to turn on the computer, use a mouse, dropdown menus, toolbars, Internet and email. e course fee is $45. Participants may enroll in person at the Levy Center or by calling 352-493-9533.Operation Christmas Child Speaker on Sept. 15You are invited to the Operation Christmas Child (OCC), Florida Speaker Tour on Saturday, September 15, 2012 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Hardeetown Baptist Church, 1716 NW 14th St. In Chie and; (352) 493-4523. Our speaker will be Elena Hagemeier who came from Russia and a very di cult life. But the shoe box gift from Samaritans Purse with the booklet inside introducing her to Jesus Christ changed her life and she will be here to talk about it. Come and join us for this wonderful story.CROSS CITYDAV Auxiliary Events e Cross City Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary is located at 125 SE 165 Ave. (Airport Road) and hosts Bingo every Wed. and Sat at 6 p.m. at the Chapter Hall. Sun. Oct. 7 Fix the Building Bingo will raise money for building maintenance and starts at 1 p.m. Twelve games at $50 ea; 4 games at $250 ea. And 4 games at 50/50. Entry package is $40 per person. Nov. 1st thru 3rd Yard/rummage/bake sale indoors. Looking for donations of useable items. Call Millie at 352/498-3899 for drop o arrangements or drop o any Wed. or Sat. from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sun. Dec. 9 will be the date for our FREE Christmas Dinner for ALL veterans and their families. Spread the word. August 27, 2012August 28, 2012August 29, 2012August 30, 2012August 31, 2012Hamburger on Bun w/ Ketchup/Mustard Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Oven Fries Lettuce/Tomato/ Pickle Apple/Fruited Jello Assorted Milk Oven Roasted Chicken Grilled Cheese Sandwich Tomato Soup Carrot/Celery Sticks w/ Dip Orange/Applesauce Assorted Milk Lasagna Chicken Fingers Tossed Salad w/ Spinach Winter Blend Vegetables Homemade Garlic Rolls Apple/Strawberry Cake Assorted Milk BBQ Chicken Salibury Steak Broccoli Rice Casserole Steamed Cabbage or Red Beans Banana/Mixed Fruit Homeade Cornberead Assorted Milk Nachos w/Ground Beef Chicken Sandwich w/ Mayo Green Beans or Peas Buttered Corn Orange Wedges/Diced or Sliced Peaches Assorted Milk In accordance with Federal Law and the U.S. Department of Agricultural policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminati ng on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. LEVY COUNTY SCHOOLS LUNCH MENU
The Levy County Journal4BAugust 23, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Send us your forthcoming activities, celebrations and special worship events so we can share them with our readers. Local times of fellowship are a blessing close at hand and a future friendship in the making. Just drop on by with your news or email to editor@ levyjournal.comHERSCHELL WILLIAM ODERFebruary 1916 August 13, 2012 Herschell William Oder of Cedar Key passed away August 13, 2012 at Haven Hospice of the Tri Counties in Chie and, Florida at the age of 96. He was born in Cedar Key to Gil and Olla Oder in February of 1916. Mr. Oder proudly served his country in the US Navy during WWII. He worked in construction, was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cedar Key, a member of the Lions Club and enjoyed oystering, whittling and making toys and the city baseball team. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Margaret Oder of Cedar Key; daughters, Christine Shewey of Bronson and Deborah (William) Alford of Chie and; sisters Mary Stewart of Chie and and Wynell Golden of Raleigh, NC; grandchildren: Todd Shewey, Dane Shewey, Lynn Forney, William Alford, Jr.; great-grandchildren: Jarred Shewey, Michael Shewey, Lane Forney, Clay Forney; and nieces and nephews. Graveside services were held Saturday August 18 at 11:00 a.m. at Cedar Key Cemetery. In addition to owers, donations may be made in Mr. Oders memory to Haven Hospice of the Tri County, 311 NE 9th St., Chie and, DL 32626 Arrangements were placed under the care of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 352/493-0050. On line condolences may be sent through our website at www.hiers-baxley.comINFANT SPENCER GRACE KOSCHATZKYInfant Spencer Grace Koschatzky was born on August 14 and died on August 15, 2012 at Shands of UF in Gainesville. She is survived by her parents, Richard and Brooke Koschatzky, big sisters, Riley and Myah Koschatzky, and grandparents, Karl and Dianne Koschatzky Gramps & Grammi, all of Cross City; grandparents Steve and Patricia Spencer Felty Papa & Nana of Old Town; greatgrandmother Winnie Raker Granny of Cross City; aunt Kristen Herring (Matt) of Gainesville; uncles, Je ery Koschatzky (Kelly) of Chie and and Kyle Spencer Felty of North Palm Beach; and many cousins. Graveside funeral services were held Sunday, August 19, 2012 at Long Pond Cemetery in Cross City with Rev. Jerrett omas o ciating. Arrangements were placed under the care of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 352/493-0050. On line condolences may be sent through our website at www.hiers-baxley.com W o r s h i p D i r e c t o r y Worship Directory Come and Worship 8:45 am Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 7:00 pm Wednesday Bible Study (except 3rd Wednesday)Reverend Priscilla Scherrah, PastorTel. 352-486-2281 Bronson United Methodist Church235 Court Street Bronson, Florida Serving God & Loving People Sunday:Sunday School 9:15 am Morning Worship 10:30 am Discipleship Hour 5:00 pm Evening Worship 6:30 pmTuesday:Sr. Adult Bible Study 10:00amWednesday:Church Supper 5:30pm RA/GA Childrens Program 6:30pm Full Throttle Youth 6:30pm Prayer Hour 6:30pmPastor Troy A. 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 ObituariesThe Power of the Clipboard Ellzey UnitedMethodist ChurchCorner of 336 & Hwy 24 Worship Service ............ 11 a.m. Sunday School. ...............10 a.m.Pastor Doug Fleming Somebody call ESPN, this could go down as one of the greatest coaching turnarounds of all times! Im talking about against all odds type of stu here. Forget Hoosiers, or that other ick with the horse Seamonkey MonkeyBisquit I forget. Picture this; a young good looking young coach in his late thirties gets his rst shot at the basketball big time. He borrows his daughters pink clip board and sets about to dominate the nine and ten year old girls league. Unfortunately, things dont work out as planned. Despite the phenomenal coaching, they su er 12 straight agonizing defeats. ings look bad, but the coach keeps his head up, mostly by convincing himself none of the losses were his fault. e very next year, determined to overcome the shame, and the recommendations of most of the parents, he miraculously musters up the gumption to pick up the old pink clip board again. is time he begins to study the league rule book. He learns how to call a time out. He ponders the deeper elements of the game, like what causes a double dribble. With his new found wisdom, a renewed zeal, and four of the tallest girls in the league, he coaches them to an undefeated season. e fans go wild. One parent buys a round of juice boxes for everyone! Some people might say that championship came by the sweat and the hustle of those little girls yeah right. I was thinking maybe Brad Pitt could play my part in the movie. I could show him how to do the whole time out thing. Now wait, I know what youre thinking. Whos going to watch a movie about a 3rd and 4th grade girls basketball coach? I thought that way too, at least until I listened to a AM radio sports show debate for twenty minutes over whether the water boy at the local Junior college should be red shirted next year. Listen, these sport fanatics will take it hook line and sinker. Itll be bigger than the paintball shootouts! In reality, the main thing I learned is that good youth sports programs can present wonderful opportunities for coaches to encourage kids to get to know Jesus, and teach them the good sporting principles that will help shape them into the champions God created them to be. A good coach can help kids unlock what the Lord has placed in their heart. (As we know Jesus better, his divine power gives us everything we need for living a godly life. He has called us to receive his own glory and goodness! And by that same mighty power, he has given us all of his rich and wonderful promises. 2 Peter 1:3-4 NLT) Gods divine power is not just for the kids that light up the scoreboard, its for every child. Winning is an important goal, but it shouldnt be the only one. In fact, I had innumerably more opportunities to minister to the team that went 0-12 than I did with the league champs this year. I was equally proud of both, because leaving your best out on the court each night and keeping your attitude right always quali es you as champs in Gods eyes. A lot of those girls will probably never play basketball again, but I hope they will take the qualities theyve learned with them wherever they go. ey might just discover they have a few tools in their bag the old gym scoreboard didnt quite measure. But anywayRare adults who learn to keep the fame and fortune of youth sports in perspective can really make a big di erence in the life of a child. Im even thinking about buying my own clipboard next year.-Guy She eld You can visit Guy at his website www.butanyway.org, or email him at guy.she email@example.com. Manatee Springs Church of ChristSunday 10 a.m. .............................Bible Study 11 a.m.......................Worship Period 5 p.m. .......................Worship Period Wednesday 7 p.m. ...............................Bible StudyMinister Gene Dumas352-542-0657 or 352-493-7775Our goal is to Speak where the Bible speaks and be silent where the Bible is silent. We seek Bible authority for the things that we believe and practice. 11450 NW 76th Terr., Chieand Church CalendarBronson UMC Contemporary Worship Service on 1st SundaysEvening Contemporary Worship Service at the Bronson United Methodist Church will be held on the rst Sunday of each month at 6:00 PM. All are invited to come and worship. e next service will be held on Sunday, August 5th and we welcome everyone with open hearts, open minds and open doors. e church is located at 235 S Court St, Bronson. We look forward to sharing Gods love with you. ere will be a time of fellowship following the service. For more information, please call 352/486-2281 or 352/486-4094. Fish Dinner at Holy Family Catholic Church Sept. 14 e Fish Dinner, fried or baked, at Holy Family Catholic Church Parish Hall will be on Friday Sept. 14, 2012 at 5 p.m. Adults $7, smaller portion $6, children under 12 $4. Lite Lunch is free and will be on Wed. Sept. 19, 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. Recorded MarriagesAugust 6, 2012Travis Aaron Rains, 12/29/84, of Cedar Key, to Erika Ann Barber, 8/10/85, of Gainesville.August 13, 2012John Morgan Boyd Jr., 10/24/91, to Rebecca Kaye Warren, 12/26/91, both of Temple Terrace.August 14, 2012Johnny Jackson, 3/29/57, to Shannen Renea Mullins, 10/17/71, both of Williston.MemorialFRANKLIN ELLSWORTH MUNYONNovember 29, 1952 August 24, 2010 In loving memory of our Dad, Franklin Ellsworth Munyon, formerly of Gulf Hammock. Even though it has been two years since you left us in the physical sense, you still surround us with your love. You are on every wave we watch roll in on the Gulf. You are the little voice inside us everyday that reminds us to always help everyone we can and love each other. You are the sunlight in the window in our houses in the morning. And your spirit lives in the blood running through our veins that lets us keep going. ank you so much Dad for staying with us and keeping us strong everyday. We love you with all our hearts. Your kids Kelley, Vincent, Jackie, Mary and Frankie and your granddaughters and grandson.
The Levy County Journal 5BAugust 23, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 38-2012-CA000209 Division: GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC (successor by merger to GMAC Mortgage Corporation) Plaintiff, v. SHARON R. JARRELL; HUBERT W. JARRELL; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendants, NOTICE OF ACTION Hubert W. Jarrell Last Known Address: 665 Marshburn Drive Bronson Florida 32621 Current Address: Unknown Previous Address: 5490 NE 116th Avenue Bronson FL 32621 Previous Address: 7816 Shalimar ST Miramar FL 33023 2428 Sharon J. Jarrell Last Known Address: 665 Marshburn Drive Bronson Florida 32621 Current Address: Unknown Previous Address: 5490 NE 116th Avenue Bronson FL 32621 Previous Address: 7816 Shalimar ST Miramar FL 33023 2428 ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Levy County, Florida: Forest Meadows Tract 3, A parcel of land in the SE 1/4 of Section 26, Township 12 South, Range 17 East, Levy County, Florida, being described as follows: For a Point of Reference, commence at the North west corner of the North east 1/4 of Section 26, Township 12 South, Range 17 East, Levy County, Florida; thence S 00 23 18 W, along the West line of said Northeast 1/4, 50.01 feet, to the South right of way line of Levy County Road C-102 (NE 60th Street); thence N 89 00 21 E, along said South right of way line, 671.62 feet; thence S 00 23 18 W, parallel with said West line of Northeast 1/4, 2596.39 feet, to the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence S 00 06 05 W, 1302.59 feet; thence S 89 19 02 W, 668.85 feet; thence N 00 00 49W, 1298.90 feet; thence N 89 00 21 E, parallel with said South right of way line, 671.52 feet, to close on the POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH a 30 foot ingress, egress and public utilities easement over and across the fol lowing described property: For a Point of Reference, commence at the Northwest corner of the Northeast 1/4 of Section 26, Township 12 South, Range 17 East, Levy County, Florida; thence S 00 23 18 W, along the West line of said Northeast 1/4, 50.01 feet, to the South right of way line of Levy County Road C-102 (NE 60th Street); thence N 89 00 21 E, along said South right of way line, 671.62 feet, to the POINT OF BEGIN NING; thence S 00 23 18 W, parallel with said West line of Northeast 1/4, 2596.39 feet; thence S 89 00 21 W, parallel with said South right of way line, 30.01 feet; thence N 00 23 18 E, 2596.39 feet, to said South right of way line; thence N 89 00 21 E, along said South right of way line, 30.01 feet, to dose on the POINT OF BEGINNING. Together with those certain Mobile Homes described as: 200 Pioneer ID Numbers PH914GA16737A and PH914GA16737B This property is located at the Street address of: 5490 NE 116th Avenue, Bronson FL 32621 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses on or before September 21, 2012, a date which is within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Elizabeth R. Wellborn, P.A., Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 350 Jim Moran Blvd., Suite 100, Deerfield Beach, Florida 33442, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attor ney, or immediately there after; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This Notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the Levy County Journal. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on August 10, 2012. (COURT SEAL) DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF THE COURT By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Ms. Jan Phillips, Human Resources Man ager, 201 East Univer sity Ave., Room 410, Gaines ville, FL 32601, at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 working 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. Pub.: Aug. 16, 23, 2012. ----------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 38-2011-CA000617 WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. SHIRLEY KULCSAR a/k/a SHIRLEY L. KULCSAR, individually; UNKNOWN SPOUSE, IF ANY, OF SHIRLEY KULCSAR; THE PERKINS STATE BANK, a Florida corporation; JOHN DOE, FICTITIOUS NAMES REPRESENTING UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION; JANE DOE, FICTITIOUS NAMES REPRESENTING UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION; IF LIVING, AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMES DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendants NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo sure dated June 20, 2012 in Case No.: 38-2011-CA-000617 of the Eighth Judicial Circuit, in and for Levy County, Florida, in which WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION is the Plaintiff and SHIRLEY KULCSAR a/k/a SHIRLEY L. KULCSAR, individually; THE PERKINS STATE BANK, a Florida corpora tion; and JOHN DOE, FIC TITIOUS NAMES REPRE SENTING UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION, n/k/a Jay Dee, et al are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at the Levy County Courthouse, 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, FL 32621, Board of County Commission Room or Lobby, at the hour of 11:00 a.m. on September 24th, 2012, the following de scribed property set forth in the Final Judgment of Fore closure: PARCEL NO. 1: FOR POINT OF BEGINNING, COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE E 1/2 OF NE 1/4 OF NE 1/4 OF SECTION 33, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 18 EAST; THENCE RUN S 014347 E, A DISTANCE OF 61.64 FEET TO A POINT IN THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 500 (US 27-A); THENCE RUN N 710213 W, ALONG THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 500, TO A POINT OF INTERSECTION WITH THE SOUTH LINE OF THE N 1/2 OF NE 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 33; THENCE RUN S 882801 E, A DISTANCE OF 185.78 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SAID LAND LYING AND BEING IN THE SE 1/4 OF NE 1/4 OF SECTION 33, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 18 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. PARCEL NO. 2: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE, COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE E 1/2 OF NE 1/4 OF NE 1/4 OF SECTION 33, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 18 EAST; THENCE RUN S 882802 E, A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTINUE S 882802 E, A DIS TANCE OF 362.08 FEET TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THAT PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN O.R. BOOK 344, PAGE 705, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE S 014247 E, A DISTANCE OF 208.44 FEET TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER Of SAID PROPERTY DE SCRIBED IN O.R. BOOK 344, PAGE 705, AND THE NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 500 (US 27-A); THENCE RUN N 710213 W, ALONG THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD 500, A DISTANCE OF 386.87 FEET; THENCE RUN N 014247 W, A DISTANCE OF 93.66 FEET TO POINT OF BE GINNING. SAID PARCEL LYING AND BEING IN THE SE 1/4 OF NE 1/4 OF SECTION 33, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 18 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. PARCEL NO. 4: A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE SE 1/4 OF NE 1/4 OF SECTION 33 AND IN THE SW 1/4 OF NW 1/4 OF SECTION 34, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 18 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING, COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SE 1/4 OF NE 1/4 OF SECTION 33-12-18; THENCE RUN N 883301 W, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF THE SE 1/4 OF NE 1/4 OF SECTION 33, A DIS TANCE OF 200.00 FEET; THENCE S 014723 E, 208.44 TO THE NORTH ERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 500 (US 27-A); THENCE S 710213 E, ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, 292.69 FEET; THENCE N 153643 W, 309.82 FEET TO CLOSE ON THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordina tor at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear ance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. DATED this 6th day of August, 2012. (COURT SEAL) Clerk of County Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: Aug. 16, 23, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 38-2009-CA001282 DIVISION: THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC., ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005 16, Plaintiff, vs. KATHRYN M. BALDWIN et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated August 16, 2012 and entered in Case NO. 38-2009-CA-001282 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida wherein THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC., ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 200516, is the Plaintiff and KATHRYN M. BALDWIN are the Defendants; The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at MAIN LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00 AM, on the 19th day of November, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOTS 15 AND 16, BLOCK 7, OAK VILLA, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 39, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 425 S.E. 4TH AVENUE, WILLISTON, FL 32696 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on August 17, 2012. Danny J. Shipp Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Americans with Disabilities Act: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Ms. Jan Phillips, Human Resources Man ager, Alachua County Fam ily/Civil Courthouse, 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601; Phone: 352-3376237; Fax: 352-374-5238. Pub.: Aug. 23, 30, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Todd Hubbard Kips Trading Post LLC & Mini-Storage, pursuant to the provisions of the Florida Self Storage Facility Act (Fla.Stat.83.801 et sec.) hereby gives Notice of Sale under said Act, to wit: On Sept. 15, 2012 at Kips Mini-Storage, 13645 NW Hwy #19, Chiefland, Fla., Todd Hubbard or his agent will conduct a sale at 9 a.m. rented to the following person/persons: Josefino Vargas 5212 N. Pearl St. Jacksonville, FL 32208 Kerry Harris P.O. Box 1000 Cross City, FL 32628 Fred London P.O. Box 2163 Chiefland, FL 32644 Misty Dillon 636 NE Hwy 351 Cross City, FL 32628 Ashley Parker 10550 NW 60 Ave. Chiefland, FL 32626 Charles Freeman P.O. Box 644 Old Town, FL 32680 Jacquline Nulty 5037 Grand Blvd. New Port Richey, FL 34652 Lindsey Brasewell P. O. Box 113 Chiefland, FL 32644 Daphne Jones 1006 NW 17 Ave. Chiefland, FL 32626 Consists of household, personal items or miscellaneous merchandise stored at Kips Mini-Storage, 13645 NW Hwy #19, Chiefland, FL 32626. Sale is being held to satisfy a statutory lien. Todd Hubbard Kips Mini-Storage 13645 NW Hwy #19 Chiefland, Florida 32626 352-490-9591 Sale Date: Sept.15, 2012. Pub.: Aug. 23, 30, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE The Southwest Florida Water Management District is proposing to amend the following rule(s): 40D-21.275, F.A.C. The purpose of this rulemaking is to amend Rule 40D-21.275, F.A.C. to provide that the District will send a Notice of Water Shortage by regular U.S. mail to those Permittees whose permits will be af fected or whose permitted water use will otherwise be restricted by a Water Short age Declaration. The effect of the rulemaking is to make the Districts rule consistent with the requirements of Section 373.246, F.S. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking appeared in the Florida Administrative Weekly, Vol. 38, No. 34, on August 24, 2012. A copy of the proposed rule can be viewed on the Districts website at http://www.swfwmd.state. fl.us/rules/proposed/ Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Dis abilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to provide com ments on this rulemaking is asked to contact The Southwest Florida Water Management District Human Resources Director, 2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, Florida 34604-6899; tele phone (352) 796-7211, ext. 4702 or 1-800-423-1476 (FL only), ext. 4702; TDD (FL only) 1-800-231-6103; or email to ADACoordina tor@swfwmd. state.fl.us. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice). THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULES AND TO OBTAIN A COPY IS: Sonya White, Southwest Florida Water Management District, Office of General Counsel, 7601 Highway 301 North, Tampa, FL 336376759, (813) 985-7481 (ext. 4660) (Ref OGC # 2012012). Pub.: August 23, 2012. ----------LEGAL NOTICES 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 Service Jacks Land 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
The Levy County Journal6BAugust 23, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 REGULAR MEETING LEVY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS JULY 17, 2012 e Regular Meeting of the Board of Levy County Commissioners was held on July 17,20 12 at 9:00 AM in the Levy County Board of County Commissioners meeting room, with the following Commissioners present: Also present were: Chairman Danny Stevens Comm. Marsha Drew Comm. Ryan Bell Comm. Chad Johnson Comm. Mike Joyner Clerk of Court Danny Shipp County Attorney Anne Bast Brown County Coordinator Fred Moody Chairman Stevens called the meeting to order at 9:00 AM. Mr. Shipp gave the invocation, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. EXPENDITURES Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the following expenditures presented for payment. Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES. CHECK NUMBER 108566-108690 FUND AMOUNT GENERAL REVENUE 473,399.58 ROAD 38,657.31 SHIP 8,555.00 TRANSPORTATION 30,532.42 COURT FACILITIES 19.00 PROGRESS ENERGY 672.48 EMS 27,472.74 FIRE 2,097.42 TOURIST DEVELOPMENT 1,375. 19 UTILITIES 1,487.06 DRUG TASK FORCE 1,079.00 ADD COURT COSTS 1,733.24 LANDFILL 4,772.05 MSBUS 172,289.08 TOTAL $764,141.57 MINUTES e minutes for the Regular Board meetings held on July 3, 2012 were presented for Board approval. Comm. Bell made a motion to approve the minutes from the Regular Board meeting on July 3, 2012 as presented. Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.COMMISSIONER MIKE JOYNERIntroducing Roger Morgan, Request approval of Resolution 2012-43 dedicating a portion of County Road 326 between US Highway 19 and the Waccasassa River in memory of U.S. Army Specialist Four Michael S. Osteen. Comm. Joyner introduces Roger Morgan who spoke to the Board requesting approval of Resolution 2012-43 dedicating a portion of CR 326 between US 19 and the Waccasassa River in memory of U.S. Army Specialist Four Michael S. Osteen. Comm. Joyner made a motion to approve Resolution 201243 as presented. Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.SUWANNEE RIVER FAIRLoran Brookins, President, Suwannee River Youth Fair Requests funds to pay building fees for the new fair building. Mr. Brookins requested from the Board a contribution of $3,000 toward the cost of building fees for the construction of the new Suwannee River Fair building. Gilchrist County and Dixie County have agreed to each pay the same amount as Levy County. After discussion, Comm. Bell made a motion to approve $3,100 from the Commissioners Recreation Fund for building fees associated with construction of the Suwannee River Fair building as requested. Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.GOETHE STATE FORESTBobby Cahal Presenting a Public Notice for a Public Meeting on the 10 Year Management Plan for Goethe State Forest. Mr. Cahal announced the dates of an upcoming public meeting and a public hearing on the 10 year management plan for Goethe State Forest. e rst Public Meeting and Public Hearing will be held at the Levy County School Board O ce on Wednesday, August 8th at 6:30 P.M. and on August 9th at 1:00 P.M. there will be a Public Meeting at Goethe State Forest Headquarters. e purpose of the rst meeting is to solicit comments on the future management of Goethe State Forest over the next 10 years. e meeting on the second day is to allow the Management Plan Advisory Group to review the comments from the public.LEVY COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPARTMENTJohnny Smith, Sheri Request rati cation of the grant application for Byrne Memorial JAG Grant Program, Drug Task Force Unit. ($48,644) Sheri Smith requested Board approval to ratify the grant application for the Byrne Memorial JAG Grant Program, Drug Task Force Unit in the amount of $48,644. Comm. Drew made a motion to ratify the grant application for the Byrne Memorial JAG Grant Program, Drug Task Force Unit as requested. Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.NATURE COAST BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COUNCILDavid Pieklik, Executive Director Presenting regular scheduled progress report. Mr. Pieklik gave a progress report to the Board of the Nature Coast Business Development Council. Renate Cannon and Chuck Tillman both asked questions and were answered by Mr. Pieklik.DEPARTMENT REPORTS COUNTY COORDINATORFred MoodyA. Request permission to close the street on election night; request from Supervisor of Elections, Connie Asbell.Mr. Moody requested on behalf of Connie Asbell, Supervisor of Elections Board approval to close Court Street on election night. Comm. Johnson made a motion to approve the closure of Court Street on election night as requested. Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.B. Request approval of Resolution 2012-40, a Resolution of the BOCC of Levy County, Florida providing veri cation of election to withdraw from the Public Risk Management of Florida Health Trust.Mr. Moody requested Board approval of Resolution 2012-40 which would provide veri cation of election to withdraw from the Public Risk Management of Florida Health Trust. Comm. Bell made a motion to approve Resolution 201240 as presented. Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.C. Request approval of Proposed Agreement with Brown & Brown AND Risk Management Associates, Inc., d/b/a Public Risk Insurance Agency for Agent of Record/Broker Services for Employee Bene ts/ Placement and Administration of Employee Group Health, Vision, Dental and Life Insurance Bene ts.Mr. Moody requested Board approval of the proposed Agreement with Brown & Brown and Risk Management Associates, Inc. d/b/a Public Risk Insurance Agency for Agent of Record/Broker Services. Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the proposed Agreement with Brown & Brown and Risk Management Associates, Inc. d/b/a Public Risk Insurance Agency for Agent of Record/Broker Services as requested. Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES. Comm. Bell votes NO.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENTMark S. Johnson, DirectorA. Request to accept the Emergency Management Preparedness & Assistance (EMPA) Agreement.Mr. Johnson requested Board acceptance of the Emergency Preparedness & Assistance Agreement in the amount of $105,806. e agreement period runs from July I, 2012 to June 30, 2013. Comm. Drew made a motion to accept the EMPA Agreement as presented. Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.B. Request to accept the Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) Agreement.Mr. Johnson requested Board acceptance of the Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) Agreement in the amount of $58,348. e agreement period runs from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013. Comm. Drew made a motion to accept the EMPG Agreement as presented. Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.C. Request to accept the Modi cation #1 to the State Homeland Security Grant Program (SHSGP) Agreement.Mr. Johnson requested Board acceptance of Modi cation # 1 to the State Homeland Security Grant Program (SHSGP) Agreement which will extend the ending date to July 31,2012. Comm. Drew made a motion to accept Modi cation #1 to the SHSGP Agreement as presented. Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.PUBLIC SAFETYDavid Knowles, Director Request authorization for the Director to electronically sign for submission of the Safer Grant application. Mr. Knowles requested Board authorization to electronically sign for submission of the Safer Act Grant application through the Department of Homeland Security. is Grant will help the Volunteer Fire Departments within the county. Comm. Drew made a motion to authorize Mr. Knowles to electronically sign for submission of the Safer Act Grant application as requested. Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES. Mr. Knowles requested Tommy Sholes to come to the podium and announced the merger of the Yankeetown Volunteer Fire Department with the Department of Public Safety.SOLID WASTEBenny Jerrels, DirectorA. Request approval for an Amendment to the Consolidated Small County Solid Waste Management Grant Agreement.Mr. Jerrels requested Board approval for an Amendment to the Consolidated Small County Solid Waste Management Grant Agreement. After completion of the reroo ng project for the Recycling Building, Grant funds in the amount of $1,280 were left over from the amount allocated. An amendment is necessary in order to utilize the remaining funds from the Grant for the purchase of the Skid Steer. Comm. Bell made a motion to approve the Amendment to the Consolidated Small County Solid Waste Management Grant Agreement as requested. Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.B. Request approval for Solid Waste Contract with New River, extending the contract an additional ve (5) years.Mr. Jerrels requested Board approval of the Solid Waste Contract with New River, extending the contract an additional ve (5) years. Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the Solid Waste Contract with New River as presented. Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.COUNTY ATTORNEYAnne Bast Brown, County AttorneyA. Request to approve Emergency Declaration 201239 rescinding Emergency Declarations 2012-36 and 2012-38 discontinuing the Local State of Emergency for ensuing damages resulting from Tropical Storm Debby.Atty. Brown requested Board approval of Emergency Declaration 2012-39 rescinding Emergency Declarations 201236 and 2012-38 discontinuing the Local State of Emergency for ensuing damages resulting from Tropical Storm Debby. Comm. Johnson made a motion to approve Emergency Declaration 2012-39 as presented. Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.B. Consider and act on desired version of Resolution 201244, adopting local preference purchasing policy, and determine an e ective date for the Resolution.Atty. Brown requested the Board consider and act on a desired version of Resolution 2012-44, adopting a local preference Purchasing Policy and determine an e ective date for the Resolution. e board agreeded by consensus to wait until after budget discussions to make a decision on this item. Comments from individuals in the audience were made by Mrs. Cannon and Teresa Barron.NABORS, GIBLIN & NICKERSONHeather Encinosa, Nabors, Giblin & Nickerson Request approval of Preliminary Rate Resolutions for the four Annual Assessment Programs;A. Resolution 20 12-48, Preliminary Resolution for Fire Protection Services.Ms. Encinosa presented and requested Board approval of Resolution 2012-48, Preliminary Resolution for Fire Protection Services. Changing from last year are the re assessments for residential property which were previously assessed in square foot tiers. ey are now calculated per square foot. is Resolution also sets a nal Public Hearing for September 11th at 6:30 P.M. e rates in the Resolution will be included on trim notices sent out to the public and are as follows: $ 110 per dwelling unit $.33 per square foot for commercial $.05 per square foot for industrial $.37 per square foot for institutional $9.00 per parcel for land up to 160 acres and $.02 per acre over 160 acres Questions were asked from the audience by Mrs. Cannon. Atty. Norm Fugate questioned the methodology of the assessments and asked why the report is not available for the public yet. Ms. Encinosa answered the report is not yet completed. Ronnie McQueen asked at the maximum rate established, how much would be generated? Comm. Stevens answered if everything was completely paid in full, the amount would be $2,319,378. Comm. Drew made a motion to approve Resolution 201248 as presented. Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.B. Resolution 2012-45, Preliminary Resolution for EMS Tax Assessment.Ms. Encinosa presented and requested Board approval of Resolution 2012-45, Preliminary Resolution for EMS Tax Assessment. is Resolution sets a nal Public Hearing for September 11th at 6:30 P.M. e rates in the Resolution will be included on trim notices sent out to the public and are as follows: $119 per dwelling unit $.07 per square foot for commercial $.18 per square foot for institutional $.01 per square foot for industrial/warehouse property Mrs. Cannon stated she strongly protests not having access to the report before the Board votes and asked what the current residential rate is. Comm. Stevens answered the current residential rate is $76. Comm. Drew made a motion to approve Resolution 201245 as presented. Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES C. Resolution 2012-46, Preliminary Resolution for Roadway Maintenance Services Assessments. Ms. Encinosa presented and requested Board approval of Resolution 2012-46, Preliminary Resolution for Roadway Maintenance Services Assessments. is Resolution sets a nal Public Hearing for September 11th at 6:30 P.M. Sharky and Shelley Sharky and Shelley Roberts Roberts Annual Poker Run Fundraiser Annual Poker Run Fundraiser September 1, 2012 September 1, 2012 Our annual Poker Run is to raise funds to support the children of Sharky and Shelley Roberts who were killed in an accident on August 27, 2011. Please join us for a great time and an amazing cause! Poker Hands $15 (includes meal), Dinner donations $6 Contacts: Jack Mills (352)558-4440 or Vickie Maloney (352)339-3398 Our Work e funds raised are placed in an account, maintained by the the MCLSA (http://www.facebook. com/pages/Marion-CountyLegal-Support-AssociationMCLSA/137714029585259). e Route Registration begins at 9:30 AM at AMVETS Post 444. e ride begins at 10:30 AM stopping at AMVETS Post 88 (Bronson), AMVETS Post 422 (Chie and), AMVETS Post 447 (Inglis) Willards, Sunray Saloon and we return to Post 444 for the feast, prize drawings and live Music from the FireCreek Band. continued on page 7B
The Levy County Journal 7BAugust 23, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 BRONSON SELF STORAGE500 Commerce St., Bronson, FL 32621352-486-2121 Cameras, NEW Lighting & 24/7 AccessOUTDOOR STORAGE$25.00 and up 1. Backstabber 4. Filled 9. Church song 14. Much ___ About Nothing 15. Shower fresh 16. Embryonic sacs 17. Beauty 18. Gravitational forces 20. Drool 22. Viral disease 23. ___ we having fun yet? 24. Brownings Ben Ezra, e.g. 27. Cattle 28. Like the u 30. A-line line 31. Back talk 32. Beloved of Aphrodite 34. Barely gets, with out 36. Press interviews of politicians (2 wds) 42. Give o as light 43. Artemis twin 44. Blunted end 48. Fencing sword 50. Aligned 51. ___ Sorvino, actress 52. 1970 Worlds Fair site 54. Cooking meas. 55. Prayer 57. Octaves 60. Cuspid (2 wds) 63. Dig in! 64. Toll 65. Bring out 66. Biochemistry abbr. 67. Flip, in a way 68. Oblivion 69. Chester Whites home Crossword Puzzle1. From ___ to riches 2. State capital of South Australia 3. End of the quip 4. Fink 5. Adjust 6. Bright sh 7. Ring bearer, maybe 8. ___ lab (acronym) 9. Cracker spread 10. Smug smiles 11. Blindness 12. Department store section 13. Some services 19. Idle fancy 21. Pork and ___ 25. Bovril (2 wds) 26. Sit in the sun 28. Delivery vehicle 29. Vermin 33. V.I.P. 35. Aug. follower 37. Barely beats 38. Civil War side 39. Bunches 40. Kind of ears 41. Ground cover 44. Artists garments 45. European capital 46. Kidney waste product (pl.) 47. Italian herb (pl.) 49. Barely make do (2 wds) 53. Common aspiration 56. e O in S.R.O. 58. Clari ed butter 59. Dont go! 61. ___ el Amarna, Egypt 62. ___ to Billie Joe e answers for this weeks crossword puzzle will appear in next weeks issue. Down AcrossComm. Bell made a motion to approve Resolution 2012-46 and Resolution 2012-47 as presented. Second was made by Comm. 10hnson and the MOTION CARRIES. D. Resolution 2012-47, Preliminary Resolution for Solid Waste Assessment. Ms. Encinosa presented and requested Board approval of Resolution 2012-47, Preliminary Resolution for Solid Waste Assessment. She stated the rate is $25 per parcel, the same as last year.PUBLIC COMMENTTeresa Barron apologized to Comm. Bell for how things went in the previous meeting in Chie and regarding Fire Services. Atty. Norm Fugate spoke regarding the merging of Fire Departments with the County and requested a public forum for the public to give input on this topic. Comm. Stevens responded stating this issue has been dealt with in the past with everyone in favor of streamlining services until it comes time to actually do it. Comm. Drew stated Mr. Knowles is doing a good job working with the Fire Departments and the smaller Fire Departments have approached him about joining in with the county. Jason Kennedy asked who Mr. Fugate is representing and stated he is not representing the Town of Bronson. Atty. Fugate stated he is representing the Municipal Fire Departments for the cities he serves. e Commissioners were in agreement to not hold a forum regarding the Fire Departments. Susan Haines commented to the Board regarding the Pledge of Allegiance.COMMISSIONERS REPORTSComm. Bell stated the issue of debris from the Suwannee River Fair demolition project may need to be addressed regarding tipping fees. Comm. Stevens stated Max Agiree from the Bronson Youth League had contacted him and stated there is a Soccer Team from Bronson going to a tournament at Disney World in Orlando and they are asking for nancial assistance. e Commissioners agreed they would check into their Recreation Funds to see how much could be given. ere will be a bake sale fundraiser this ursday at the Baptist church in Bronson. e meeting recessed at 10:42 A.M. e meeting reconvened at 10:55 A.M. Commissioners agreed to give the same as, but not to exceed what was given last time. Mr. Shipp stated the amounts of what each commissioner had left as follows: Comm. Joyner $3,979.25 Comm. Johnson $2,174.20 Comm. Drew $2,217.76 Comm. Bell $1 ,203 .33 Comm. Stevens $ 611.84 e meeting recessed at 10:58 A.M. e meeting reconvened at I :07 P.M.PUBLIC HEARINGImpasse and vote on resolution of impasse between County and LIUNA Local 630.Comm. Stevens called the Public Hearing to order at 1:07 P.M.Atty. Brown stated this Hearing is regarding the impasse on the 2010-2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement between the County and LIUNA Local 630. Andy Bemis, representing the Local 630 spoke to the Board stating the following issues are at impasse:1. Article 8, Section I (Unions proposal to sell back up to eighty (80) hours of accrued leave) 2. Article 12, Section 3 (Countys proposal to eliminate daily overtime) 3. Article 12, Section 3 (Unions proposal to allow accrual of compensatory to eighty (80) hours) 4. Article 14, Section 5 (Unions proposal to increase reporting time from a minimum of 3 hours to a minimum of 5 hours) 5. Article 15 (Unions proposal for a 3% wage increase) 6. Article 22 (Unions proposal for a multi-year agreement: Countys proposal for a one year agreement)Wayne Helsby of the Law O ces of Allen, Norton & Blue, representing the County Coordinator spoke to the Board. He stated the position of the County Coordinator is in these economic times a ord these kinds of increases in bene ts. Comm. Stevens asked if there was anyone in the audience wishing to speak for or against the information presented. Terry Padgett spoke in favor of the proposal given by Mr. Bemis. Comm. Stevens then asked if the Board members had any comments. Comm. Bell made a motion to resolve the issue concerning Article 8, Section 1 (Unions proposal to sell back up to eighty (80) hours of accrued leave) in favor of the County Coordinator. Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES. Atty. Brown stated the issue concerning Article 12, Section 3 (Countys proposal to eliminate daily overtime) was resolved and a vote would not be necessary. Comm. Drew made a motion to resolve the issue concerning Article 12, Section 3 (Unions proposal to allow accrual of compensatory to eighty (80) hours) in favor of the County Coordinator. Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES. Comm. Drew made a motion to resolve the issue concerning Article 14, Section 5 (Unions proposal to increase reporting time from a minimum of 3 hours to a minimum of 5 hours) in favor of the County Coordinator. Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES. Comm. Joyner made a motion to resolve the issue concerning Article 15, Section 1 (Unions proposal for a 3% wage increase) in favor of the County Coordinator. Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES. Comm. Joyner made a motion to resolve the issue concerning Article 15, Section 4 (Unions proposal for a callout guarantee increase from 3 to 4 hours) in favor of the Union. Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the votes were cast as follows: Yes Comm. Joyner Comm. Johnson Comm. Stevens e MOTION CARRIES. No Comm. Bell Comm. Drew Comm. Johnson made a motion to resolve the issue concerning Article 22 (Unions proposal for a multi-year agreement: Countys proposal for a one year agreement). Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES. THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO COME BEFORE THE COMMISSION, THE MEETlNG ADJOURNED AT 3 P.M. ATTEST: Clerk of Court, Danny J. Shipp BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS LEVY COUNTY, FL Chairman, Danny StevensBoCC Meeting July 17, 2012 continued from page 6B Over the last few months, the Suwannee River Water Management District (District) has requested that all governments within its boundaries adopt a local ordinance that re ects the Districts year-round water conservation rules and temporary water shortage restrictions. Governments that adopt the ordinance will locally implement these measures. To date, Alachua County, Newberry, Archer, Bradford County, Hampton, Starke, Lake City, Greenville, and Worthington Springs have approved or have opted into an ordinance. e following governments are considering an ordinance: the City of Alachua, Bell, Trenton, Gilchrist County, Monticello, Cedar Key, Madison County, and Branford. e Levy County Board of County Commissioners decided previously not to send their local employees out to check to see if anyone was watering their lawn nor get in the middle of personal vendettas using watering the lawn as a vehicle. Commissioner Chad Johnson had stated that people should do like they used to do go out and talk to their neighbor about the problem. e result was that the Levy County BoCC did not adopt the local water restriction ordinance requiring the use of local employees for implementation. But the Levy County Journal has done what the commissioners stated should be done we have educated the public with all the notices from the water districts asking for conservation measures be implemented by the responsible citizens of the county. ough water restrictions have been rescinded for Baker, Dixie, Hamilton, Lafayette, Putnam, Suwannee, and Taylor counties, these areas are still subject to permanent, year-round water conservation rules that limit lawn and landscape irrigation to twice per week for this time of year, and apply to residential landscaping, public or commercial recreation areas, and public and commercial businesses. In addition, watering is prohibited between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. ough the rules do not apply to agricultural use, farmers follow other conservation measures included in their water use permit. Water shortage restrictions are in e ect for the following counties: Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Gilchrist, Je erson, Levy, Madison, and Union in which watering of existing lawns and landscapes is limited to one day per week and is prohibited between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. Designated watering days are determined according to an even-odd address numbering system as follows: House addresses ending in 0 or 1 may only irrigate on Monday. Addresses ending in 2 or 3 may only irrigate on Tuesday. Addresses ending in 4 or 5 may only irrigate on Wednesday. Addresses ending in 6 or 7 may only irrigate on ursday. Addresses ending in 8 or 9 may only irrigate on Friday. Residences with no address (community common areas, etc.) may only irrigate on Friday. Treated wastewater irrigation and irrigation for home vegetable gardens are exempt from the water shortage restrictions. Other restrictions apply to agriculture, golf courses, mining, manufacturing, processing plants, bottled water plants, and power companies. Water utilities must adhere to certain conservation measures. A complete list of the water restrictions is available at: www.mysuwanneeriver.com/ watershortage. Details about the Districts year-round water conservation rules are available at www. mysuwanneeriver.com.SRWMD Requests Local Governments Adopt Their Ordinance for Water Conservation
The Levy County Journal8BAugust 23, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Elizabeths KITCHENLIGHT STIR FRY SAUCE2 tsp. instant chicken bouillon dissolved in 1 cup hot water2 tablespoons dry sherry or white wine 1 tablespoon light soy sauce 1 tablespoon cornstarch Combine all sauce ingredients. Set aside.CHICKEN STIR FRY1 pound boneless chicken breastscut into thin strips2 tsp. minced garlic 2 tablespoons oil 1 pound frozen stir fry vegetables Chow Mein Noodles In a large skillet, heat oil and saut chicken strips for about 3 minutes. Add garlic for only the last 30 seconds. Remove from skillet and scrape clean. In another pan, steam vegetables until desired tenderness. Put vegetables into pan. Stir the sauce and add to the center of the pan, stirring until thick and bubbly. Add vegetables and chicken and heat thoroughly. Serve over Chow Mein noodles. NOTE: Use the above sauce with just the vegetables to serve with any meal.SCALLOPS AND SNOW PEASMARINADE 1 tablespoon white wine or dry sherry 1 tablespoon minced garlic 2 tsp. light soy sauce 1 tsp. cornstarch 1/2 tsp. sugar Combine marinade ingredients and toss with 1 pound of sea scallops, sliced horizontally into 1/4 inch slices. Marinate 15 minutes. SAUCE 3 tablespoons oyster sauce 2 tablespoons white wine or dry sherry 1 tsp. cornstarch 1/4 tsp. sugar 1/4 tsp sesame oil (optional) Combine sauce ingredients and set aside. 2 Tbl. oil 1/2 pound snow peas 1 large onion1 cup sliced white radish (1/4 inch rounds) Heat 1 tablespoon oil in large skillet or wok. Add scallops only and stir fry 3 minutes. Remove from skillet and set aside. Reheat pan and add 1 tablespoon oil. Add snow peas, radish and onion. Stir fry 3 minutes. Push vegetables to side of pan. Stir sauce and add to center of pan. Cook to slightly thicken. Add scallops, stirring to combine with vegetables and sauce. Heat thoroughly.BEEF AND BROCCOLIUse 1 pound of boneless sirloin steak. Cut beef with the grain into 1 1/2 inch strips. en cut each strip on a slant across the grain into 1/4 inch strips. SAUCE 3 Tbl. light soy sauce 2 Tbl. white wine 2 tsp. cornstarch 2 tsp. sesame oil 1 tsp. sugar 1/4 tsp. white vinegar Combine all sauce ingredients and set aside. Divided 3 Tbl. oil. 1 Tbl. minced garlic 4 scallions including tops, sliced 1 pound beef steak 4 cups broccoli orets, halved 1 tsp. instant beef bouillon 1/2 cup hot water Heat wok or large skillet and add 1 tablespoon oil. Add beef and stir fry for only 1 1/2 minutes. Add garlic and scallions and fry for 30 seconds more. Remove from pan. Add 2 tablespoons oil and add broccoli. Stir fry 1 minute. Mix beef bouillon and water then add to broccoli. Cover and steam for about 2 minutes or until desired tenderness. Push broccoli to side of pan and stir sauce then add to middle of skillet or wok to thicken slightly. Combine with broccoli and beef mixture to reheat. e Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has launched a new website that makes it easy for citizens who spot Florida panthers to share the information online. e site https://Public.MyFWC.com/hsc/ PantherSightings/ enables the public to report when and where they have seen a panther or its tracks and upload photos of the sighting. As recently as the 1970s, the Florida panther was close to disappearing, with as few as 20 animals in the wild. Now there are an estimated 100 to 160 adults and sub-adults. Subadults are panthers that have left their mother but are not yet breeding age. e growing population of this endangered species and its need to roam over large areas mean panthers are spreading beyond their well-documented south Florida range. e FWC has evidence of panther sightings throughout Florida and is getting increased reports from people lucky enough to have photographed a panther or its tracks. While its encouraging to hear from a person who is excited about seeing a Florida panther, the FWC has to have speci c documentation of the panther sighting to provide sound science-based panther management, said Darrell Land, FWC panther team leader. Weve been receiving a lot of panther pictures from people who use trail cameras, and this website makes it easy for them to share that information with the FWC. FWC researchers will use the reported sightings to gain knowledge on the range of Florida panthers. e comeback of the Florida panther is a great example of what coordinated conservation e orts can accomplish, Land said. e FWC is asking people to help document how panthers are responding to these conservation e orts and where they are coexisting with Floridas 19 million human residents. FWC Asks Public to Share Florida Panther Sightings on Website Learn more about the Florida panther at FloridaPantherNet.org/. e site includes information about panthers for people of di erent interest levels, including a coloring book and activity pages for kids.Florida Panther. Photo courtesy of MyFWC Media Panther kitten camou aged in the den. Photo courtesy of My FWC Media In a recent meeting of Suwannee Valley Players, members voted on the play selections for their 30th Anniversary Season. e Players perform all of their productions at their home in Chie and, e Chief eater located on Park Ave. e 2012-2013 season opens with a thriller by Tim Kelly; Cry of the Banshee is a spine-tingler adapted from the classic Poe lm story that starred Vincent Price and Elizabeth Bergner. In 16th century Ireland, a cruel Lord Edward Whitman seeks to destroy the banshee cult of a powerful witch, but she puts a curse on his family. Generations later, Whitman Manor has been moved stone by stone to America and the last of the family, a young brother and sister, seek to escape the curse. Show dates are set for Sept. 14 & 15 at 8:00 p.m. and 16 at 2:30 p.m. and September 21 & 22 at 8:00 p.m. and September 23 at 2:30 p.m.. Tickets at $10 general admission; $8 seniors, students and military with ID; $5 children under 12. Ticket outlet, Curves of Chie and, Monday through Friday 7-7 or at our box o ce at the theater Monday, Tuesday and ursday evenings from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. e Chief eater is undergoing some renovations so our Haunted eater is going to be an abbreviated haunting this year. Plans are being made to have some hauntings going on outside the theater around Halloween. More information on that will be coming out in the near future. In December, the Players plan to entertain guests at Christmas with A Stranger for Christmas by Carol Lynn Pearson. Two ladies in a rest home are arguing. Florence, who has never had a real family Christmas, fantasizes that a family would come along and take her in for the holiday, but of course no family would put themselves out that way. Yes, they would, says her roommate Myrna who has had years of storybook Christmases with her ve children. As spring 2013 rolls around, SVP plans to celebrate its arrival with their musical production of Little Shop of Horrors In late spring, the Players will revive a hit from their rst year of existence, Barefoot in the Park by Neil Simon. Paul and Corie Bratter are newlyweds. Hes a straight-asan-arrow lawyer and shes a free spirit always looking for the latest kick. As Corie sees it, hes too staid, too boring and she just wants him to be a little more spontaneous, and running barefoot in the park would be a start.... In the 2013 Summer Youth Production, youngsters will be participating in one of two productions. Younger children will be participating in e Trial of the Big Bad Wolf and the older teens will be learning Shakespeare with A Mid-Summers Nights Dream Youngsters from ages 5 to 18 are invited to participate in the summer production. If you are interested in Suwannee Valley Players and would like to become a member, our meetings are held on the third Monday night of every month at 7 pm at the Chief eater. ere are a lot of things involved with a theater production besides acting. Students still in school can receive community service hours for helping at the theater. Make your plans to come out to the Chief eater and catch one of the shows. ere seems to be a fair amount of talent in the Tri-county area. 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