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Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923www.levyjournalonline.com VOL. 89, NO. 18 50 CENTS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 continued on page Levy Life 1B By Jeff M. Hardison, Nov. 1, 2012 Story and Photos Owner of www.HardisonInk.comSpecial to the Levy County JournalMore than 40 people working or volunteering for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Progress Energy Florida (PEF), e Ecology Party of Florida and e Nuclear Information Resource Service wrapped up a two-day evidentiary hearing ursday evening (Nov. 1). People came from as far away as Washington, D.C., and as close as Gainesville to serve as judges, lawyers and witnesses in a unique drama that sought the answer to one main question Did the NRC take a careful look and fairly assess all of the factors relevant to the Final Environmental Impact Study (FEIS) of the two nuclear power plants proposed for Levy County? is was not a trial. e answer to the question will be released in February or March, 90 days after the closing of the record of the two days of evidence and testimony presented. Before the record is closed, all parties will review transcripts in writing and on tape to assure typographical errors and potentially more serious missteps concerning the correct recording of what was said is made clear in black letters formed on NRC Board to Rule if Assessments Were Fair Local Veterans Honored by Town of BronsonVeterans Day is coming upon us on November 12 and the Town of Bronson would like to honor three of their local veterans for their service and dedication to our great country. is year Bronson is honoring Mr. Ernest Tyrone Hayes, Mr. Aaron Robinson and Mr. Tommy Lee Howard. Ernest Tyrone Hayes (PeeWee or Red) was a member of the Bronson High School class of 1968. While at Bronson, he was a star track athlete in the 220. He was also a member of the local sandlot baseball teams in Bronson and Archer. Ernest was drafted through Local Board #15 of Chie and in 1969. Ernest attended basic training and Air Bourne training in Ft. Benning, Georgia. At Ft. McClellan, Alabama, Ernest completed AIT and his MOS (Military Occupational Specialty) was 11B2P (Infantry Paratrooper). From December of 1969 to December of 1970, he was in Vietnam. On April 4th of 1970 he was wounded by shrapnel in Vietnam. Before leaving Vietnam in 1970, he earned the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, combat infantry badge, good conduct medal, Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, overseas bars and national defense service medal. Ernest completed the rest of his military service at Ft. Hood, Texas making jumps as a paratrooper. Mr. Hayes returned to the area working for Alachua County for 13 One view of the two days shows (from left) Levy County Sheri s O ce Baili Lt. Todd Polo, NRC Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Law Clerk Nicole Picard, PEF witnesses Dr. William J. Dunn, James O. Rumbaugh and Je rey D. Lehnen. Photos courtesy of www.HardisonInk.com By Kathy HilliardEditorCounty Employees BonusesAt the Oct. 16 regular county commission meeting Commissioner Ryan Bell introduced the idea of giving county employees a bonus for this holiday season considering they had not gotten a pay increase for ve years. At the October 31 Special Meeting of commissioners, Bell apologized that he had blindsided fellow commissioners with the idea but with the Sunshine Laws Bonuses, Oysters and Bond Savings Before Commissioners at Special Meeting Oct. 31continued on page 9A continued on page 3A continued on page 10A Ernest Tyrone Hayes Bronson Moves Forward with The Childrens Table Bingo Operation By Kathy HilliardEditor e Bronson Town Council took a step forward in allowing a variance to their zoning regulation forbidding gambling operations in the town so that e Childrens Table could use a Bingo format in order to fund the food pantrys continued operation. In the previous article of the Levy County Journal we reported the vote to hold o on allowing the variance as if the entire operation had been stopped and we regret that wording. But people from the area did show up to spark a lively discussion with both sides exhibiting their passionately held views. e Town of Bronson does not want gambling institutions in their family-oriented town and enacted zoning regulations re ecting that value. Some residents spoke out about their belief that e Childrens Table food pantry must go on and whatever it takes to keep them in operation must be done. Originally the Town Council required a nancial statement from Bill and Verna Brown, owners of e Childrens Table, to determine if a Bingo operation was really necessary to help with funding. e nancial statement did not appear and Brown explained that saying it should be on the internet. So, in order to verify a need to justify a variance, Mayor Franklin Schuler spent a day at e Childrens Table and even though he did not come back with a nancial report Schuler did say what he saw on that one day convinced him that they lacked the monies necessary to buy fuel and fund the operation. At issue previously was a fuel donation of $2.50 to help defray the cost of fuel which was not demanded and could be substituted for by volunteering at the food pantry. Schuler noted that there were more people in line for food that did not participate in the donation than in the line that did donate. Vice Mayor Berlon Weeks expressed his concern that people would come to the food pantry to gamble $20 in order to make money, not get needed food. At the September 24th meeting Bill Brown came to address a code issue and was told that the entire variance was tabled, after it was originally accepted. is was taken by many to be the end of the Bingo idea, including Councilman Aaron Edmondson who vehemently stated his displeasure of the change at that meeting. Town council members Weeks and Councilman Jason Kennedy stood fast in their vision of a family atmosphere in Bronson that does not include gambling even in the midst of boisterous calls to return to the original vote to allow the variance. Attorney Stephen Warm advised the council, recognizing Schulers report that the Browns need nancial help, that authorizing Bingo for the food pantry does not lead to a precedent of bringing Internet cafs into Bronson. ere are already state statutes that regulate Bingo. Warm said the zoning to exclude Internet cafs would be a totally di erent issue. With Schulers report of the visit and Warms explanation, the council did vote 4-0 to take the matter o the tabled status for the variance. Zoning o cial Bob Ni eneggar can now review the site plan and inspect the premises for re code adherence. For now e Childrens Table is taking the next steps to starting a Bingo operation to fund their food pantry. And the Town of Bronson is still holding to their vision to keep gambling away from their family town. New Levy County Sheri Bobby McCallum with wife Kandy taking in the win. Photos courtesy of Michele Bell.Incumbent Clerk of Courts Danny Shipp celebrates the win with his wife at his side. Photos courtesy of Michele Bell.McCallum, Shipp and Joyner Give Victory Remarks while Romney/Ryan take Levy County By Kathy HilliardEditor ere was a personal and exuberant crowd at the Levy County Elections O ce awaiting the results of local races. e Levy County Sheri s O ce Community Oriented Policing (COP) had the roads blocked for foot tra c. Even before the polls closed at 7 PM citizens began lining up to see the results on the projector outside the o ce. When the time came close the crowds were inching closer and closer to get the rst glimpses at 7:30 PM.
The Levy County Journal2ANovember 8, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Jones, Demetrius S Williston FTA DWLSR KNOWINGLY 2,000 BOND Petutsky, Kevin Citra WRIT OF BODILY ATTACHMENT 2,000 PURGE Simmons, Donald J Gainesville WRIT OF BODILY ATTACHMENT 1,000 PURGE Gillis, Carla L Citra WRIT OF BODILY ATTACHMENT 250 PURGEJail Media Report for 10/29/2012 to 11/05/2012ALONSO, VICTOR, 20, OF FANNING SPRINGS, FL: BATTERY TOUCH OR STRIKE X 2 ; ABUSE WITHOUT GREAT HARM TOWARD CHILD. ARTHUR, JONAH LEE, 30, OF BRONSON: OUT-OFCOUNTY WARRANT. BAKER, BR7YAN KEITH, 49, OF WILLISTON, FL: DRIVE WHILE LIC SUSP HABITUAL OFFENDER. BALLOU, DEE MARIE, 35, OF FORT WHITE, FL: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT X 2. BECK, JAMES, 33, OF BRONSON, FL: SCHEDULE I MARIJUANA-DISTRIB; SCHEDULE I MARIJUANA-SELL; USE 2 WAY COMM DEVICE TO FACIL FELONY. BYRD, JASON WADE, 38, OF INGLIS, FL: DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS. COLSON, KELLY MICHELLE, 28, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: DRIVE WITH SUSPENDED REVOKED LICENSE SUBSQ OFF. COSTELLO, KENNETH ERIC, 58, OF DUNNELLON, FL: OPERATE MOTOR VEHICLE WO VALID LICENSE; LEAVE SCENE OF CRASH INVOLVE DAMAGE TO PROP; FAIL TO STOP REMAIN AT CRASH INVOLVE INJURY. DAVENPORT, VALARIE, 43, OF INGLIS, FL: OUTOF-COUNTY WARRANT. EKIZIAN, FAREEDA, 43, OF WILLISTON, FL: VIOL INJUNCTION PROTECTION DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. EVANS JR, DAVID GERALD, 46, OF ARCHER, FL: SEX ASSLT BY 18 YOA OLDER SEX BATTERY VICT UNDER 12 YOA.Levy County Sheri s O ce Arrest Report 4 WEEKS FOR ONLY $20!Its Our Journal 20/20 Special: Your Ad of 20 Words or Less for 4 Consecutive Weeks, No Changes. $20, 10¢ Each Additional Word. Email classi eds@ levyjournal.comClassi ed AdsLevy Countys Most WantedGANESH, TOTARAM, 34, OF WILLISTON, FL: BATTERY ON OFFICER FIREFIGHTER EMT ETC. GILMER, TONY L., 49, OF LEESBURG, FL: OUT-OFCOUNTY WARRANT. HARPER, NICOLE MARIE, 23, OF CEDAR KEY, FL: DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS. HERRING, JAMES THOMAS, 29, OF OLD TOWN, FL: DRIVE WHILE LIC SUSP 2ND OFF. KUEGLER, LISA, 51, OF WILLISTON, FL: BATTERY TOUCH OR STRIKE X2; DRUG EQUIP-POSSESS AND OR USE. MARTIN, KENNETH VINCENT, 24, OF WILLISTON, FL: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT; DRIVE WHILE LIC SUSP 1ST OFF. MILAN, STEVEN WAYNE, 37, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: DRIVE WITH SUSPENDED REVOKED LICENSE SUBSQ OFF; PETIT THEFT 2ND DEGREE 1ST OFFENSE; ATTACH REGISTRATION LICENSE PLATE NOT ASSIGNED.MORIN, DAVID JOSEPH, 32, OF DUNNELLON, FL: BURGL UNOCCUPIED STRUCTURE UNARMED X 3; GRAND THEFT 300 LESS THAN 5K DOLS X 3MYRICK, SUZZETTE MARIE, 48, OF HUDSON, FL: FAILURE TO APPEAR. NICHOLS, AMANDA, 19, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: PETIT THEFT FROM MERCHANT 2ND OFF. PABLO, JOSE DANIEL, 26, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: OPERATE MOTOR VEHICLE WO VALID LICENSE. PATTERSON JR, JOHNNY LEE, 20, OF ARCHER, FL: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT X 3. PHIPPS, ELIZABETH JANE, 53, OF BEVERLY HILLS, FL: FAILURE TO APPEAR. REY, MECHELE FREDERICK, 49, OF MIAMI, FL: MARIJUANA-POSSESS NOT MORE THAN 20 GRAMS; DRUG EQUIP-POSSESS AND OR USE. SHAMBLIN, ELIZABETH ANN, 28, OF TRENTON, FL: PETIT THEFT FROM MERCHANT 2ND OFF. TOZZO, CHRISTOPHER RUSSELL, 29, OF OCALA, FL: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT X 2. WHETSTONE, JACOB JAMES, 23, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: BATTERY TOUCH OR STRIKE; ABUSE WITHOUT GREAT HARM TOWARD CHILD. WHITEHOUSE, HOUSTON, 18, OF OLD TOWN, FL: PETIT THEFT FROM MERCHANT 2ND OFF. Wooten, Christopher L Hawthorne WRIT OF BODILY ATTACHMENT 1,000 PURGE Service Jacks Land Parole Denied for Man who Killed Wildlife O cer e Florida Parole Commission, on Oct. 31, denied parole for the man convicted of killing Wildlife O cer Danese Dan Crowder. Crowder was shot and killed in Lafayette County while attempting to arrest Colon Russell for hunting deer out of season on May 3, 1974. After a brief chase, Russell stopped and shot Crowder in the stomach and back with a .243-caliber ri e. Russell was convicted of Crowders murder and sentenced to life in prison. e Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) supports the Florida Parole Commissions decision to deny parole for Colon Russell, said Maj. Camille Soverel, regional commander for the FWCs North Central Region, based in Lake City. e tragic shooting of O cer Dan Crowder in 1974 is remembered and mourned by FWC sta is occasion serves as a reminder of the perils of conservation law enforcement. ese o cers earn the nations respect, facing danger on a daily basis. Unfortunately, some have made the ultimate sacri ce, losing their lives protecting both people and natural resources. e o cers and their families are not forgotten, Soverel said.Thrown Intoxicated Rider Discharges Pistol at Horse and MissesLonnie Wilkerson, 64, of Chie and, was arrested on Nov. 5 for using a rearm while under the in uence of alcoholic beverage. Deputy Clint Anderson responded to a residence on NW 85th Ave. in Chie and in reference to a disturbance. Upon Anderson's arrival he made contact with the complainant who advised Anderson that Wilkerson was at his residence drinking vodka and was very intoxicated. Around 11 o'clock that night Wilkerson left the residence traveling on his horse. While riding down the road, the horse bucked him o and he became outraged at the horse. Wilkerson was armed with a 40 caliber pistol and started shooting numerous times at the horse. Fortunately, Wilkerson was not a good shot and missed the horse completely. Wilkerson was arrested and transported to a local hospital for minor injuries from being thrown from the horse. Wilkerson was treated and released from the hospital and booked into the Levy County Jail. submitted by Major Evan Sullivan, Levy County Sheri s O ce Fake Pot Seized at Hamilton County Inspection StationFlorida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services law enforcement o cers arrested two men Tuesday, October 24, after discovering more than 900 pounds of synthetic marijuana concealed in a small U-Haul Truck. O cers arrested the men, now identi ed as Morad Abdelkahliq Allan and Saleh Payez Soboh, after they failed to stop at the Agriculture Inspection Station in Hamilton County. All cargo trucks, especially U-hauls and semis, are required to pass through the station, which is located along I-75.
The Levy County Journal 3ANovember 8, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Medical Alert for SeniorsMedical Alert Monitoring 24/7 Free Equipment Free Shipping Easy Setup Nationwide ServiceHELP AT THE PUSH OF A BUTTON!Call Today:1-888-468-9073 e Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services O ce of Agricultural Law Enforcement Bureau of Investigative Services assisted the Federal Trade Commission in serving a federal court ordered receivership on Leading Productions, LLC, in Winter Park, Florida today. e Bureau of Investigative Services is comprised of two units: the Regulatory Investigative Section (RIS) and the Criminal Investigative Section (CIS). e Regulatory Investigative Section is responsible for the investigation of complaints and compliance monitoring to ensure programs and businesses regulated by the departments Division of Consumer Services comply with laws and rules applicable to the type of business they operate. Examples of programs and types of businesses regulated include Motor Vehicle Repair Shops, In State Moving Companies, Telemarketing businesses, Sellers of Travel and Charitable Organizations. e Criminal Investigative Section is responsible for the investigation of regulated entities and persons who are suspect of committing criminal violations associated with the type of business they operate, as well as programs regulated by the other Divisions of the Department. During this operation, investigators from both units determined that the business was operating as an unlicensed telemarketing room. It was determined that the business was selling lower interest rate / credit card debt reduction services. Illegal telemarketing in Florida is a Felony Crime. Both the business and the salespersons must be licensed by the Department before conducting business. A total of 19 salespersons were identi ed to be conducting telemarketing sales and 15 of them were not properly licensed to do so. ese 15 individuals were issued orders to cease and desist any telemarketing sales until they become properly licensed to do so. Because these 15 individuals had no previous contact with the department, they were given information on the requirements to conduct this type of business and how to do it legally. Should they be caught again, they will be subject to arrest and prosecution. It was determined that the business owner and management of the business were aware of the telemarketing law requirements, having been issued cease and desist orders in the past for illegal telemarketing. Two individual sales people working in the sales room had also been issued cease and desist orders in the past for unlawful telemarketing. e owner of the business, Willie Plancher, was arrested and charged with operating an unlicensed telemarketing business, employing unlicensed salespeople and unlicensed telemarketing. He was also issued an order to cease and desist operation of the business. Two managers, Diana E. Dubauskas and Shakil Venzen were arrested and charged with employing unlicensed salespeople and unlicensed Telemarketing. Two salespersons, Carmen Rodriguez and Diana Schmidt were also arrested and charged with unlicensed telemarketing. Five Arrested for Unlicensed Telemarketing by Florida Department of Ag the board meeting was the proper venue to bring the subject up. County Attorney Anne Bast Brown came to this Special Meeting with her research and newly written policy in hand explaining that the bonus application must be open to all employees; be based on work performance with the performance standard and evaluation process described in the policy; and notice must be supplied to the employees prior to the start of the evaluation period. Brown drafted up the policy with all the requirements in writing and distributed it to the commissioners and county coordinator Fred Moody. e policy provided for Moody to give notice to all the employees in line for the performance award with the criteria employees had to meet in order to receive the performance award. According to Browns research placed in the new policy, each employee will received a form to be lled out describing the criteria they used or provided in the way of highly e ective assistance above the beyond the call of duty to save the county money. Either the employee or their director can ll out the form but it must be returned before Dec. 7 to receive a bonus before Christmas. e forms must then go through county coordinator Moody and human resources to check o Brown worked out a monetary tiered system based on employee type in the amounts of $600, $300 and $150 to be received. Brown stated the unions must also be informed of the performance awards and sign o on the procedure. Indications were that the unions were in agreement with the system. Brown stated emphatically, Like the direction at the board meeting (previous regular meeting), it must come out of current budgets. She also said, Each constitutional o cer is going to have to review whether that statute applies. I cant give that legal advice and how they are going to implement this especially since it comes out of current budgets. Bell also brought up that on-call employees that are also other types of employees will have their bonus based on regular employment and not be able to double-dip with extra on-call hours. Property Appraiser Oz Barker commented that he had cut his budget by 30 percent and that everyone else had also not only cut budgets but employees had taken on more responsibilities to their jobs. Barker stated that he would like the commissioners to go a step further and raise the bonus to $1,000 to full-time employees. Commissioner Chad Johnson stated that the budget had been nalized with the amount at $252,000. Johnson said, If you increase it to the $1,000 that would increase the amount to about $400,000 which would be saying that we have $400,000 out there in the budget. e current monies available to be used for bonuses was helped in part by the countys decision not to pick up the extra on employee insurance. With the performance award system employees can receive a bonus linked to the savings in the budget but without an obligation by the county to future wages as would be the case for pay raises. County Coordinator Fred Moody clari ed that pay raises have to be negotiated with the unions and at this time commissioners are talking about a one time bonus to employees who helped to make budget cuts possible. Commissioner Bell said the bonuses are the only way to give back to employees a merit reward since they are all wearing extra hats. Finance Clerk Ann Moody brought up that if the bonus was given on a separate check, as the board wanted to do, it would be a 25% across the board withholding instead of the employees regular withholding rate if the bonus was given to them in their regular paycheck. Commissioner Mike Joyner proposed giving the bonus amount plus the 25 percent so they could receive the entire amount after the taxes. Attorney Brown stated that the policy ends on December 7 and does not go on from year to year. Framework for the future could be extracted from this, but not at this time. Commissioner Joyner motioned to pass the resolution with the current proposed tiered performance award subject to union approval. Motion was seconded by Commissioner Drew. e motion to give bonuses as presented was passed unanimously. On the issue of using a separate check or including in the payroll disbursement, Commissioner Drew motioned to include bonuses on employees one payroll check. Commissioner Bell seconded. Constitutional o cers will have to make their decisions on their own and Tax Collector Linda Fugate o ered to help them with those decisions using the proper language. Even though the breakdown in amounts is $600, $300 and $150 to di erent types of employees in this written policy, the constitutional o cers are in charge of how they give the bonuses in their departments. Dec. 7 or earlier is the deadline for the evaluation but a bonus check before anksgiving does not appear to be feasible at this time. Oyster Farms Area oyster shermen appealed to the commissioners to accept Resolution 2012-67 which requests Florida Governor Rick Scott to include Levy County in the participation in the damage monies compensating for the destruction of oyster crops at local oyster farms in the Gulf of Mexico. e resolution was passed unanimously. Monies Saved e board also heard from Ralph Cellon, of Gardnyr Michael Capital, Inc., concerning savings to Levy County on interest expenses of between $325,000 to $350,000 involving bond monies negotiated by Cellon. e board agreed unanimously to: ratify the Standard & Poors Rating Services terms and conditions applicable to public nance ratings; approve Resolution 2012-68; and approve the SEC post-issuance compliance services pricing agreement with DAC. Cellon made special reference to the outstanding e ciency and professionalism of Levy County personnel he had dealt with especially noting Chief Deputy Clerk and Finance Director Sheila Rees and County Attorney Anne Bast Brown. Commissioners Meeting Oct. 31 continued from page 1A BE AN ANGEL Sponsor A Child For e Holidays And BeyondGuardian ad Litem Program Gilchrist and Levy Counties Eighth Judicial Circuit 102 North Main Street, Chie and, Florida 352-493-6050 Fax: 352-493-6708 e Guardian Foundation, Inc., on behalf of the Guardian ad Litem Program, is looking for angels to sponsor a child for the holidays and beyond. ere are many children in the court system in this circuit who have been abused, neglected or abandoned. ere are countless others in our community who are at risk. Many of these children will not receive gifts without help from community businesses, churches, organizations and individuals who are willing to sponsor them. To sponsor a child for the holidays, please call Jenni Ellis at the Guardian ad Litem Program, or complete the bottom portion and fax to our o ce or you can email Jenni at jenni.ellis@gal. .gov Once we receive your request, we will give you further information about the child(ren) you sponsor. Please deliver all gifts wrapped/unwrapped and tagged by December 7 to the Guardian ad Litem Program, 102 North Main Street, Chie and Please call ahead before delivery to GAL o ce Sponsor's Name ____________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ Contact Name, if not the same as Sponsor _________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ Organization/Company/Church name ___________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ Address/City/State/Zip_______________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ Phone ______________________Email ________________________________ Fax ____________________________________________________________ Number of children that you or your organization/company/church would like to sponsor _________________________________________________________ Signs Up to Help the Eagles Fly e Bronson Eagles Boys Basketball Team is currently looking for businesses and individuals who might be interested in purchasing a sign in the BHS Gymnasium. All who are interested please contact Coach Mickey at 352/486-5260 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. .us. e cost is $100. And we have Family Season Passes for up to four people for $50.Mickey Ebert, Head Boys Basketball Coach Bronson Middle/High SchoolGO EAGLES!!! C oac h
The Levy County Journal4ANovember 8, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Waiving Freedom Thomas SowellCreators SyndicateAmong the objections to ObamaCare, one that has not gotten as much attention as it should is the presidents power to waive the law for any company, union or other enterprise he chooses. e 14th Amendment to the Constitution provides for equal protection of the laws for all Americans. To have a law that can cost an organization millions of dollars a year either apply or not apply, depending on the whim or political interest of the President of the United States, is to make a mockery of the rule of law. How secure is any freedom when there is this kind of arbitrary power in the hands of one man? What does your right of freedom of speech mean if saying something that irritates the Obama administration means that you or your business has to pay huge amounts of money and get hit with all sorts of red tape under ObamaCare that your competitor is exempted from, because your competitor either kept quiet or praised the Obama administration or donated to its reelection campaign? Arbitrary ObamaCare waivers are bad enough by themselves. ey are truly ominous as part of a more general practice of this administration to create arbitrary powers that permit them to walk roughshod over the basic rights of the American people. e checks and balances of the Constitution have been evaded time and time again by the Obama administration, undermining the fundamental right of the people to determine the laws that govern them, through their elected representatives. You do not have a self-governing people when huge laws are passed too fast for the public to even know what is in them. You do not have a self-governing people when czars are created by Executive Orders, so that individuals wielding vast powers equal to, or greater than, the powers of Cabinet members do not have to be vetted and con rmed by the peoples elected representatives in the Senate, as Cabinet members must be. You do not have a self-governing people when decisions to take military action are referred to the United Nations and the Arab League, but not to the Congress of the United States, elected by the American people, whose blood and treasure are squandered. You do not have a self-governing people when a so-called consumer protection agency is created to be nanced by the unelected o cials of the Federal Reserve System, which can create its own money out of thin air, instead of being nanced by appropriations voted by elected members of Congress who have to justify their priorities and trade-o s to the taxpaying public. You do not have a self-governing people when laws passed by the Congress, signed by previous Presidents, and approved by the federal courts, can have the current President waive whatever sections he does not like, and refuse to enforce those sections, despite his oath to see that the laws are faithfully executed. Barack Obama, for example, has refused to carry out sections of the immigration laws that he does not like, unilaterally creating de facto amnesty for those illegal immigrants he has chosen to be exempt from the law. e issue is not -repeat, NOT -the wisdom or justice of this Presidents immigration policy, but the seizing of arbitrary powers not granted to any President by the Constitution of the United States. You do not have a self-governing people if President Obama succeeds in having international treaties under United Nations auspices govern the way Americans live their lives, whether with gun control laws or other laws. Obamas citizen of the world mindset was revealed back in 2008, when he said We cant drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times ... and then just expect that every other country is going to say okay. e desire to circumvent the will of the American people was revealed even more ominously when Barack Obama said to Russian President Medvedev -when he thought the microphone was o -that, after he is reelected and need never face the voters again, he can be more exible with the Russians about missile defense. ere are other signs of Obamas contempt for American Constitutional democracy, but these should be more than enough. Dare we risk how far he will go when he never has to face the voters again, and can appoint Supreme Court justices who can rubber stamp his power grabs? Will this still be America in 2016? 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 OPINION By Michelle Malkin Creators SyndicateIn June, a di dent and self-deluded President Obama claimed that the private sector is doing ne. Last week, the private sector responded: Speak for yourself, buster. Who needs an October Surprise when the business headlines are broadcasting the imminent layo bomb in neon lights? e Bureau of Labor Statistics reported last Tuesday that employers issued 1,316 mass layo actions (a ecting 50 workers or more) in September; more than 122,000 workers were a ected overall. USA Today nancial reporter Matt Krantz wrote that (m)uch of the recent layo activity is connected to whats been the slowest period of earnings growth since the third quarter of 2009. Some necessary restructuring is underway in response to the stagnant European economy. But more and more U.S. businesses are putting the blame -bravely and squarely -right where it belongs: on the obstructionist policies and regulatory schemes of the blame-shifterin-chief. Last week, Ohio-based auto parts manufacturer Dana Holding Corp. warned employees of potential layo s amid looming concern about the economy. President and CEO Roger Wood speci cally mentioned the walloping burden of increasing taxes on small businesses and the need to o set increased costs that are placed on us through new laws and regulations. Case in point: Obamacare. e mandate will cost Dana Holding Corp., which employs some 24,500 workers, approximately $24 million over the next six years in additional U.S. health care expenses. As Ohio Watchdog blogger Maggie urber reported, the rms Toledo area corporate o ces laid o seven white-collar employees last Friday; company insiders told her more were on the way. ey are not alone. On Tuesday, Consol Energy issued a federally mandated layo disclosure announcing its intent to idle its Miller Creek surface operations near Naugatuck, W.Va. e move will a ect the companys Wiley Surface Mine, Wiley Creek Surface Mine, Minway Surface Mine, Minway Preparation Plant and Miller Creek Administration Group, all in Mingo County, W.Va. Despite state approval, cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and myriad other agencies, and a stellar safety record, Obamas EPA dragged its feet on the permit approval process. e impasse has forced layo s of 145 Consol Energy employees that will hit at the end of the year. ey are not alone. In August, Robert E. Murray, founder and CEO of Murray Energy Corporation in Ohio, blasted the White House anti-coal agenda for the layo s and closure of his companys mine. He told Obama water-carrying CNN anchor Soledad OBrien that the many regulations that (Obama) and his radical appointees and the U.S. EPA have put on the use of coal, there are dozens of them and collectively by his own energy administration, have closed 175 power plants. As OBrien barked at her guest about purported environmental objections, Murray explained that we cannot get permits for these mines. ey are delaying the issuance of permits. If you cant get the permit, you cant have the mine. ... I created those jobs, and I put the investment in that mine. And when it came time to lay the people o I went up personally and talked to every one of them myself to lay them o Its a human issue. And its an innovation issue, too. As I reported in February, Obamacares impending 2.3 percent medical device excise tax has already wrought havoc on the industry: Stryker, a maker of arti cial hips and knees based in Kalamazoo, Mich., is slashing 5 percent of its global workforce (an estimated 1,000 workers) this coming year to reduce costs related to Obamacares taxes and mandates. Covidien, a N.Y.-based surgical supplies manufacturer, recently announced layo s of 200 American workers and plans to move some of its plant work to Mexico and Costa Rica, in part because of the coming tax hit. Mass.-based Zoll Medical Corp., which makes de brillators and employs some 1,800 workers in the U.S. and around the world, says the medical device tax will cost the company between $5 million and $10 million a year. is July, Indianas Cook Medical Inc. shelved plans to open ve new plants because of the imminent medical device tax hit. ey are not alone. e heads of Koch Industries, Westgate Resorts and ASG Software Solutions have all separately informed their employees of prosperity-undermining Obama economic politics. Left-wing groups have lambasted the executives for exercising their political free speech. But they have remained silent while the White House corruptocrats bribed federal defense contractors into delaying federally mandated layo disclosures before the election. In a memo now being investigated on Capitol Hill, Obama promised to cover the legal fees of Lockheed Martin and other defense contractors if they ignored legal requirements to inform workers in advance about so-called sequestration cuts to the militarys budget scheduled to kick in next year. Truth suppression is a time-honored Obama tactic, of course. Remember: e administration and its Democratic allies on Capitol Hill attempted to punish Deere, Caterpillar, Verizon and ATT in 2010 for disclosing how the costs of Obamacare taxes were hitting their bottom lines -even though they were simply following SEC disclosure requirements. e White House also tried to silence insurers who dared to inform their customers about how Obamacare was driving up premiums. Not this time. e administrations bully boys dont have enough whitewash and duct tape to cover up the past, present and future devastation of the president and his economic demolition team. 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The publishers liability for an error will not exceed the cost of the space occupied by the error. Deadline for all news and advertising copy is 5 p.m. Monday. Classi ed deadline is noon Friday. Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Letter to the EditorThe Impending Disaster of the Obamacare ExchangesBy Sally C. PipesAll eyes are on voting day, Nov. 6th. But ten days later may prove to be the true makeor-break moment of President Obamas political career -regardless of the election result. November 16th is the deadline for states to submit a blueprint to the federal government for Obamacares insurance exchanges -a key component of the new healthcare law. Already, the exchange system is proving to be an unmitigated disaster. No one should be surprised by this. Like so much of the presidents gargantuan healthcare entitlement, the exchanges are burdened by a spiders web of confusing regulations, poor design, and a top-down, command-and-control structure. ese exchanges were conceived as state-based insurance marketplaces. ey were intended to reduce costs and increase access by streamlining the process of buying coverage. States would customize their exchanges to meet speci c local needs. ey could experiment. And individual consumers and small businesses would have an easy avenue to get coverage. It seemed to be a rare instance of liberal lawmakers taking Justice Louis Brandeis advice to use states as laboratories of democracy. In practice, however, nothing could be further from the truth. For starters, each states base plan must abide by federal mandates regarding application requirements, income veri cation, and appeals processes. Regulations released earlier this year by the Department of Health and Human Services state the situation plainly: e A ordable Care Act does not contemplate divided authority over an Exchange. In other words, its the feds way or the highway. If a state refuses to start up an exchange, the federal government steps in and forcibly establishes one for them. So much for experimentation. But it gets worse. Even now, state governments have no idea what standards or rules they will actually have to abide by. With only weeks remaining before the Nov. 16th deadline, the federal government still hasnt even spelled out the so-called Essential Health Bene ts -that is, the set of minimum bene ts every plan on the exchange has to o er. ( en again, what do you expect from a government that hasnt even passed a budget in three years?). As Pennsylvania State Insurance Commissioner Michael Consedine explained before Congress last month, Continuing without answers to these crucial issues is like driving down a winding road, at night, without any headlights -nothing good will come of it. But even if the government had done its job and spelled out the rules, the exchanges would still be a raw deal for the states. To date, only 15 states plus Washington, D.C. have declared their intention to set up insurance exchanges. e rest are holding back, upset with the costs associated with running them. States have to bare the expenses of sta ng these exchanges and nancing development of needed technologies, like website registration systems. Many worry that these costs will deplete funds for more immediate needs, like education and transportation. Its for such reasons that Florida and Louisiana have opted not to set up their own exchanges. Back in September 2010, nancially strapped California was the rst state to sign legislation creating an exchange. Californias pocketbook was already hurting then and things have only gotten worse since. Local cities like Stockton and San Bernardino have Obamas Layo Bombcontinued on page 5A
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With little progress being made since California accepted the rst funds from the feds to set up an exchange, Peter Lee, who is in charge of establishing the exchange, has hired the consulting rm Accenture to help build it. California Health and Human Services secretary Diana Dooley has even criticized the essential health bene ts requirement. ese mandates drive up the price of plans. As a result, some insurance companies may decide not to participate in the exchanges at all. And, as Dooley recently told the New York Times, many of the required bene ts go beyond what I would call essential. Making matters worse, the deadline for compliance comes in the throws of a presidential election, ensuring that the issue will be fraught with political baggage. Some conservatives, like New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman, have decided to wait until after the election to make any major decisions about the exchanges. 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The Levy County Journal6ANovember 8, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Town of Bronson Council Meeting July 16,2012Mayor: Call Meeting to Order Prayer: Pledge of Allegiance: Roll Call: Present: Mayor Beatrice Roberts, Vice Mayor Franklin Schuler, Councilmen Aaron Edmondson, Berlon Weeks, Jason Kennedy, Public Works Director Jimmy Dunford, Fire Chief Je DiMaggio, Building O cial Bob Ni enegger, Deputy Clerk Susie Robinson, and Clerk Kelli Brettel. Mayor Beatrice Roberts called the meeting to order and after the prayer and pledge proceeded to the rst order of business and asked for a motion to approve the minutes from July 2, 2012. Clerk Brettel asked to comment on the minutes from July 2, 2012 before a motion was made. She said that while she was transcribing the minutes from July 2, 2012 she realized that the motion made by Councilman Weeks regarding the North Florida Broadband lease was interrupted and not clear. So even though the July 2, 2012 minutes re ect Council voting what they were voting on was not clearly stated. Attorney Warm reiterated that conceptually the Council agreed to bring the broadband in, but there were some issues raised in regards to the lease agreement and Councilman Weeks wanted it approved to the extent that we resolve the issues that were raised. Councilman Weeks agreed with that interpretation. Attorney Warm said as a practical matter North Florida Broadband Authority has gotten feedback on those issues and have sent a revised agreement basically giving the Council another shot at a clear motion and vote. So he suggested that they should clarify that nothing really was addressed last meeting regarding this issue and it be rescinded. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: With that said Mayor Roberts asked for a motion to approve the minutes and clari ed that we will rescind the motion made regarding the broadband lease agreement. Councilman Weeks made a motion to accept the minutes as written with a second coming from Councilman Edmondson. Motion to accept passed unanimously. NEW BUSINESS: Discuss and adopt 2012-2013 Proposed Millage Rate. Mayor Beatrice Roberts reminded everyone that we can set the proposed rate at the highest and then go lower, but can't propose a low rate and choose to increase later in September. Councilman Kennedy made a motion to set the proposed millage rate at 4.5104. Councilman Weeks seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously. Clerk Brettel then discussed the meeting dates for September. Mayor Roberts then read a letter from Supervisor of Elections Mrs. Connie Asbell requesting street closure during the election. Councilman Weeks made a motion to allow closing the streets as requested, motion was seconded by Councilman Edmondson. Motion passed unanimously. OLD BUSINESS: Set a date for Park sign unveiling. Councilman Edmondson suggested August 18 as a date. Councilman Kennedy made a motion to hold the dedication for James Cobb and unveiling of the new sign on Saturday, August 18th @ 10:00 am. Motion was seconded by Councilman Weeks. Motion passed. NFBA lease agreement Clerk Brettel already addressed this issue. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: Ms. Candy Jackson Childhood Development Services/Head Start/Early Head Start Programs. Ms. Jackson came to Council to update them regarding the programs her organization provides. ey provide services to children from age I month to school age. e program is o ered to parents with no income or low income and hours are M-F 8:00 2:00. She asked the Council if she would be allowed to leave pamphlets regarding the program in Town Hall. Council thanked her for coming and informing them of what is o ered. BRONSON YOUTH LEAGUE: Mike Hanna had a question about the park regarding the intentions of the city. Councilman Weeks said there is a meeting tomorrow between the sta and the Mayor. Councilman Kennedy stated that the Council has already made a motion to move forward with the recreation program. He said that no one is trying to run anyone out. Councilman Weeks said that he didnt see how there could be two youth programs operating within the Town. Mayor Robelts said it is all just in a name change. She went on to say that we want the same volunteers, kids, coaches, parents it will just be managed from the town. Mike said that he understood all that, he went on to say that he did get information from Kelli today and spoke with Max regarding soccer, so now within the next day or so they will be ordering trophies. Councilman Weeks said that all the Town is trying to do is give the program solid structure at the top. Clerk Brettel asked Mike Hanna what he would like to see happen. He said he thinks there needs to be the right people who will work together and getting things scheduled when they need to be scheduled. Councilman Weeks discussed the reasons why the Town feels a need to step in and run the youth organized sports program in the Town. Mike Hanna questioned Councilman Weeks about a fund raising event he was suppose to be helping with that never happened for the BYL. Councilman Edmondson stated that to him if its suppose to be about the kids then all these adults should learn to work together. He also agreed that the Town would give the program stability and structure. He felt that you have to have someone who is neutral at the head with no agenda then it will run right, someone who is committed to all sports. Clerk Brettel reminded Mike that she did extend a hand to him at the BYL meeting and explained to him how the Town was going to approach the situation, she explained that sta was going to have a meeting with the Mayor and layout a plan and then move forward. She told Mike that after that meeting then she would sit down with him and whoever else just not 30 people strong because that is unproductive and discuss any further concerns. Mayor Roberts could not understand if Kelli explained all that to Mike why that wasnt a su cient answer he could give the parents. Kelli went on to say that if the parents issue is with Joe Markham that she feels like he has abandoned the program and anything he has to say at this point in time will not matter to whoever is involved at the present time. Kelli went on to say that with it under the Town it becomes part of her, Jimmy and Susies job. She said that it puts a responsibility on them to provide a service. Kelli then went on to tell Mike Hanna that if the problem was with her or Jimmy he needed to say something. Councilman Edmondson said that people needed to get involved and come to the meetings not just on the tail end of things that this Council has been discussing this issue for several meetings, and operating on hearsay never gets it done. Councilman Schuler said all of this would have been avoided if Joe Markham would have done the right thing regarding a coach a year and half ago. Mayor Beatrice Roberts again reiterated to Mr. Mike Hanna that the council decided to move forward with the Bronson Parks and Recreation department. Kelli said she would de nitely get with Mike after her meeting with the Mayor and set up a meeting. Council thanked Mike for speaking about the youth league concerns. PUBLIC UTILITIES: Nothing to report INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE: Councilman Weeks wanted to discuss again the School Board Inter-Local Agreement. Councilman Weeks went on to give a time line of the events and correspondence that happened prior to the Inter-Local Agreement expiring. He feels that the invoice for the small sewer expansion was submitted prior to the expiration of the agreement and the School Board should pay the bill. Councilman Weeks said he recently spoke to past School Board Superintendent Mr. Cli Norris regarding this issue. Councilman Weeks wants a demand letter sent to the School Board and if they dont pay the bill a suit should be led. Attorney Warm asked for clari cation and suggested to the Council to assign it to him to revisit and he will look into and do an analysis and report back. Councilman Weeks made a motion to allow Attorney Warm to review this issue motion was seconded by Councilman Edmondson. Motion passed unanimously. INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE: Nothing to report ATTORNEY REPORT: Nothing to report FIRE DEPARTMENT: Chief DiMaggio spoke about the current rumors that are going around about the meeting that took place in Chie and with representatives from several of the cities and the Director of Public Safety Chief Knowles and Commissioner Ryan Bell that we were not invited to again. Councilman Kennedy said that since then he has been in contact with several commissioners and municipal elected o cials. He had again asked for input or questions and concerns regarding the possibility about Bronson Fire working with the County in any capacity. Vice Mayor Schuler stated he had a meeting with Director Knowles because the Vice Mayor was not in attendance the night he presented to Council and he voiced his concerns to him directly. CLERK REPORT: Clerk Brettel submitted the CDBG site monitoring report for informational purposes. She also referenced the letter from EEOC dismissing the claim led by Mr. Patrick Travers. She then wanted direction from the Council regarding the parameters for the use of the old tables and chairs. Mayor Beatrice Roberts liked the idea of a deposit being taken and then returned. She suggested $20. Councilman Kennedy made a motion to let the old tables and chairs be used but a refundable deposit of $20.00 be taken up front. Motion seconded by Vice Mayor Schuler. Motion passed unanimously. COUNCIL REPORT: Councilman Aaron Edmondson wanted to discuss getting rid of equipment that either doesnt work or is just laying around. Public Works Director Jimmy Dunford said he would bring back a list and the status. Councilman Berlon Weeks said that the Suwannee River League of Cities awarded Mayor Beatrice Roberts a scholarship for her to attend the Annual Conference this year at their last meeting. Vice Mayor Franklin Schuler wanted to thank the Bronson Community Access Center for their work to make our July 4th event a success. He also thanked the Fire Department for a job well done and the sta He then addressed bids on the building for the park. en council discussed the thought of lowering of raising the roof of the big pavilion. Councilman Edmondson asked if he could just interrupt and say ank You to the Town and the Access Center for the owers that were sent when his sister passed away. Councilman Jason Kennedy also reiterated a big ank You to the sta re dept. and Access Center. He also said he will not be attending the permitting seminar that he had too much going on with his schedule. He also stated what an outstanding job the Greater Bronson Chamber of Commerce did hosting the political rally and thanked the sta for helping out. Deputy Clerk Susie Robinson wanted to let the Council know that the Town was hosting a Back to School Bash on Friday, August 17, 2012 from 1-4 at the park. She went on to say that we were going to have a water slide, and get the Fire Department out to help and serve cookies, and juice. She said we will be collecting school supplies for admission. All donations will go directly to Bronson Elementary. Mayor Beatrice Roberts asked if anyone saw the issue they had in Ocala with the Internet Cafe shooting. She said after seeing that on TV she knew the Town made the right decision regarding Internet Cafes. ADJOURN: With nothing further to discuss Mayor Beatrice Roberts adjourned the meeting at 7:59pm. Minutes Approved: Beatrice Roberts, Mayor Kelli Brettel, Town Clerk $99.00 Customer Installation Charge. 36-Month Monitoring Agreement required at $35.99 per month ($1,295.64). Form of payment m ust be by credit card or electronic charge to your checking or savings account. 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The Levy County Journal 7ANovember 8, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Town of Bronson Council Meeting August 6, 2012Mayor: Call Meeting to Order Prayer: Pledge of Allegiance: Roll Call: Present Mayor Beatrice Roberts, Vice Mayor Franklin Schuler, Councilmen Aaron Edmondson, Berlon Weeks, Jason Kennedy, Public Works Director Jimmy Dunford, Chief Je DiMaggio, Building O cial Bob Ni enegger, Deputy Clerk Susie Robinson, and Clerk Kelli Brettel. Mayor Beatrice Roberts asked Councilman Kennedy to say the prayer and after the pledge she welcomed everyone for coming to the meeting. She apologized for the council chambers being somewhat under construction due to the remolding. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Vice Mayor Franklin Schuler made a motion to approve the minutes from July 16, 2012. Motion to approve seconded by Councilman Weeks. Motion passed unanimously. NEW BUSINESS: First and Final reading of proposed Bond Resolution 12-06 for commercial sewer expansion. Clerk Brettel read by title proposed Bond Resolution 12-06. Attorney Warm asked if it has been advertised which she clari ed that it was just a resolution. He asked if it was available for public inspection which she said it was. Councilman Berlon Weeks made a motion to accept Resolution 12-06 as read. Councilman Aaron Edmondson seconded. Motion passed unanimously. OLD BUSINESS: First Reading of proposed Ordinance 2012-03 establishing water capacity fees. Clerk Brettel read the ordinance for rst reading. Councilman Weeks asked to comment. He felt the fees were not fair to the small business people in relation to a larger company who might come into town in the future. Mayor Roberts thanked him for his comments. Vice Mayor Schuler made a motion to accept the rst reading of Ordinance 201203 with a second coming from Councilman Edmondson. Motion passed 3-1 with Councilman Weeks opposing. First Reading of proposed Ordinance 2012-04 establishing wastewater capacity fees Clerk Brettel read the ordinance for rst reading. Mayor Roberts asked for a motion. Councilman Kennedy wanted to ask a question before moving forward. Councilman Kennedy asked about gray water and runo water. He asked if our rates for gray water would be a ected by this ordinance. Clerk Brettel said she was not sure, but did mention that she was just delivered the rate study from Florida Rural Water and has copies for Council to take home and review. Councilman Weeks suggested the Council consider postponing the adoption of these Ordinances until they can review the rate analysis. Councilman Kennedy asked if the capacity fee was considered in the rates. Clerk Brettel said yes. Councilman Weeks wanted to know why we did the capacity fees, before addressing the rates. Clerk Brettel could not answer to the order that's just how Mr. Secoy went about the study. Councilman Edmondson made a motion to approve the 2012-04 wastewater capacity fees. Motion died on the oor for a second. Councilman Weeks made a motion to rescind Ordinance 2012-03 and table both Ordinances pending further study of the rate analysis, and also he would like to see a rate analysis with no capacity fee or no connection fee. Motion was seconded by Councilman Kennedy and passed 3-1 with Councilman Aaron Edmondson opposing. Clerk Brettel then asked for direction regarding Mr. Becks property on Gilbert Street that he is in the process of hooking up to the sewer system. Councilman Weeks said that Mr. Beck is well aware that he will have to pay the capacity fee charges when they are set. First and Final reading of proposed Resolution 1205 establishing a discount for wastewater capacity fees. Councilman Weeks than made a motion also to table Resolution 12-05. Councilman Kennedy seconded. Motion passed 3-1 with Councilman Edmondson opposing. Clerk Brettel presented for discussion a letter to Levy County School Board. Councilman Weeks thought that since the School Board was well aware of the availability of the sewer he feels the 365 days should have started when we sent the letter in December ultimately breaking bread with them and the School Board terminating the InterLocal Agreement. Councilman Weeks made a motion to send a letter to the school board referencing the December 2011 date of the termination letter and calculating the 365 days from that date for the School Board to connect the two referenced properties to the available sewer system. Councilman Kennedy seconded his motion. Motion passed unanimously. Clerk presented project approach and scope of work regarding Bronson Watershed Plan. She said this is all for informational purposes. She went on to say that these two documents layout the project scope, time lines and how everyone is to communicate. Clerk Brettel asked if anyone had any questions to please email her and she would forward them to Ron Ferris with Southwest Water Management District and Susan with Jones Edmunds. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: Clerk Brettel asked if Mr. Pat ONeal with North Florida Broadband could address the issue regarding the closing of Main Street. She felt this was an emergency item considering it a ected customers in Bronson. Mr. ONeal said that North Florida Broadband is working with a business called Nebulosity d/b/a Last Mile Wi-Fi in getting their infrastructure in place to provide service to those customers that were with Main Street Broadband. Mr. ONeal also reminded the Town Council of the opportunity that this presents for the Town to become a last mile provider. Clerk Brettel said Mr. Je Hendry has recommended the Town get with Magellan Partners to do a feasibility study. Councilman Weeks asked if it was fast enough to do TV. Pat said yes he would do a triple play, but not recommend all at the same time. Pat then asked Attorney Warm about the in kind lease agreement on the water tower. He said they are getting it buttoned up. BRONSON PARKS AND RECREATION: Clerk Brettel gave an update on the youth organized sports programs. She stated that the Mayor, her and Jimmy and Susie had an organizational meeting and all sports were discussed. ey then had a meeting with the powers to be of the Bronson Youth League Mr. Mike Hanna, Ms. Sherrie Schuler and Mrs. Jessica Voorhees. Kelli went on to say that at that meeting all general rules such as adhering to registration cut o dates, sport fees, eld maintenance, equipment etc., had been discussed. ey also informed them that the Town is moving forward with the Bronson Parks & Recreation Department. ey all felt that it would be to everyones best interest to merge the Bronson Youth League under the direction of the Town of Bronson and utilize what money was left in the BYL account be spent for trophies/ medallions and equipment needs for this years football, cheer leading and basketball seasons. Kelli stated that all registration monies now coming in will be used to open a new account just like the Fire Department and Cemetery accounts. is new account will reside in the General Fund and both revenues and expenses will be budgeted for this coming year. Kelli then thought it was wise for the Council to formally adopt a Resolution forming the Bronson Parks & Recreation Department. Councilman Weeks asked about hiring someone for the position which could lead into full time he suggested going ahead and advertising the position as soon as possible so the person hired can get in on the ground level of developing this department. After some further discussion about Joe Markham resigning from the BYL and the legal make up of the Bronson Youth League. Vice Mayor Schuler then asked how the remaining Bronson Youth League funds will be spent, Kelli again stated that they were purchasing basketball goals, football bleachers and football equipment. Natalie omas with the Bronson Community Access Center said they are o ering scholarships to children in need. Mayor Robelts asked for a motion to establish the Bronson Parks and Recreation Department with Resolution 1207. Councilman Kennedy made the motion to establish the Bronson Parks and Recreation Department upon rst and nal reading of Resolution 12-07. Motion passed unanimously. Mayor Roberts then asked for a motion to put out the advertisement for the part-time position for the parks and recreation department. Councilman Weeks made a motion to advertise a request for applications per the job description previously written by Clerk Brettel once Councilman Kennedy has had time to review. Councilman Edmondson seconded his motion and motion passed unanimously. Clerk asked for discussion and direction regarding proposals for new multi-purpose recreation center. Clerk Brettel wanted approval to get our engineer involved to write a detailed scope of work and speci cations in order to send out a proper request for proposal for building speci cation and site development. Mayor Robelts asked for a motion, Vice Mayor Schuler made a motion to allow Clerk Brettel get with a civil engineer or Mittauer and Associates for speci cation on a block or metal building. Councilman Weeks seconded. Motion passed. PUBLIC UTILITIES: Public Works Director told the Council the water tank still has a leak and has to be drained again for repair. INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE: nothing to report INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE: Councilman Kennedy said the next meeting will be August 27, 2012. ATTORNEY REPORT: Nothing to report FIRE DEPARTMENT: Chief DiMaggio said they are experiencing some equipment issues. Truck 70s brakes, drums and calipers needed to be replaced due to them locking up. Plus they needed to get a new battery for the Rescue. CLERK REPORT: Clerk Brettel reviewed the meeting dates and times for September. She just reiterated the dates for September which will be September 10 at 6:00 and 7:00 pm., then September 24th 6:00 & 7:00 pm. She addressed the ank You letters received from the scholarship recipients. Clerk Brettel then presented a Resolution 12-08 to formally adopt and name and dedicate the park after James H. Cobb. Attorney Warm after reviewing read the Resolution. Councilman Weeks made a motion to accept the resolution as read. Motion was seconded by Councilman Edmondson and passed unanimously. Councilman Weeks then asked about the rate of pay for the parks position. Attorney Warm suggested the ad to read salary based on quali cations and experience. COUNCIL REPORT: Councilman Aaron Edmondson wanted an update on the CDBG houses. Clerk Brettel said that they have started again. Deputy Clerk Susie Robinson asked Councilman Edmondson to research some street lights on Cobb and Blitch. Mayor Roberts also said Mr. Colon had asked for lights on Patterson. He also asked about the bad pot holes on Wilson. Jimmy said he has already talked to Bruce Greenlee with the County about the pot hole issue. Councilman Berlon Weeks had nothing further to discuss. Vice Mayor Franklin Schuler asked why there are not two stop signs on Main if you are coming into or going out of town. After some discussion with everyone having their own speculations Mayor Roberts moved on. Councilman Jason Kennedy wanted an update on Jimmy moving his o ce out to the park as previously discussed. Councilman Weeks felt the discussion was to consolidate public works to one facility to deter theft. Jimmy wanted them to look at where they had suggested because it was no bigger than a closet. Mayor Beatrice Roberts had nothing to discuss. REVIEW & PAY BILLS: Councilman Aaron Edmondson made a motion to approve and pay the bills with a second coming from Vice Mayor Schuler. Motion carried unanimously. ADJOURN: With nothing further on the agenda Mayor Beatrice Roberts adjourned the meeting at 8:34 p.m. Minutes Approved: Beatrice Roberts, Mayor Kelli Brettel, Town ClerkTown of Bronson First Public Budget Hearing, September 10, 2012Mayor: Call Meeting to Order Prayer: Pledge of Allegiance: Roll Call: Present: Vice Mayor Franklin Schuler, Mayor Beatrice Roberts, Councilman Aaron Edmondson, Berlon Weeks, Jason Kennedy, Public Works Director Jimmy Dunford, Fire Chief Je DiMaggio, Building O cial Bob Ni enegger, Deputy Clerk Susie Robinson, and Clerk Kelli Brettel. Mayor Beatrice Roberts called the meeting to order and after the prayer and pledge she welcomed everyone. She did a roll call and then proceeded to the rst item on the agenda. NEW BUSINESS: Clerk Brettel discussed how the agenda items will be discussed at tonight's meeting. She started out with the general fund. She said she would run through the funds by line item and asked the Council to please stop her on any item they would like to discuss. She began by saying the Jim Milton Cemetery Cash balance will be reduced to $3800.00. She stated the proposed Ad Valorem property value is $34,391,982.00 she reminded the Council they set the proposed mileage rate at the highest amount allowed which was 4.5104. Kelli said she did not budget an increase in garbage at this time. When the Council reviews the RFP submittals and sets a possible new rate, she then will do a budget amendment at that time. Kelli stated that she did budget for a full time person for the new parks & recreation person. She also stated that all salaries have been budgeted for a slight increase. Mayor Roberts asked "Why is that" She responded by saying she wanted a raise and everyone else did also. She budgeted for a $1.50 raise for everyone. Councilman Weeks felt that was a hefty raise in this economy and felt evaluations should be done before raises are handed down. Councilman Kennedy had a concern regarding the Executive Salaries and Overtime and if Mayor Roberts is monitoring these items. His concern was that overtime is $15,000.00 over budget for all employees. Mayor Roberts reminded him that everything we do is done by the employees with no help from Council. Vice Mayor Franklin Schuler said not to mention all the meetings that they attend and the two Council meetings a month. Kelli said we work 8:00-4:30 with a 1/2, hour lunch and the guys outside get a 1 hour lunch. Councilman Kennedy said if there is so much overtime being racked up then maybe we should consider putting people on salary. Councilman Edmondson thought that would not be fair to the employees. Kelli said her hours were just related to the work load. Councilman Weeks felt that managing the employees comes under the Mayor's position. Councilman Kennedy wants a monthly P&L, and labor report, and a quarterly budget meeting. Councilman Weeks asked for monies put in the budget for security at the park. Clerk Brettel then continued going through the general fund accounts. She then said the $12,000 in the cemetery fund was for gates, and pointed out the new line item of $18,000.00 for the Watershed Plan. She then said that she budgeted for some monies to be set back for reserve. Councilman Kennedy then addressed the increase from the $11,000.00 to $26,000.00 for the re department. Councilman Kennedy said that the Town has not put an equal percentage towards re protection within the Town from what the County funds. He said that they set back a reserve to go towards the new building fund. He then touched base on the few additions that were incorporated into the Fire budget. He wanted to fund a scholarship fund for high schoolers interested in a career in re ghting. Jason said the only increase is the $15,000.00 coming from the general fund to the re department. Clerk Brettel would like to see a receipt log for fuel purchased from the County. Je said that they could keep a fuel log if that would be helpful. Councilman Edmondson then brought up the issue regarding Jerry Horton purchasing a at screen T.V. and wanted to know why he did that without Je s approval or Council. After some discussion it was decided that they would discuss this in the regular meeting. Clerk Brettel then continued with going through the line items of the propriety fund. After very little discussion she pointed out to the reserve fund amount, and the amount that was put towards paying back the General Fund. She nished with an overview of the sewer budget. Kelli then pointed out the di erent tax rates that can be considered. She then asked the Council for a decision on millage. Councilman Kennedy made a motion to adopt a millage rate of 3.6575 with a second from Councilman Weeks. Motion passed unanimously. Clerk Brettel than read for the record that the Council has adopted a millage rate of 3.6575 for the 2012-2013 budget year. She went on to say that would net 125,789.00 in ad valorem taxes and would bring back a revised budget to re ect those changes. With nothing more to discuss Mayor Beatrice Robert is adjourned the budget hearing at 7:01 p.m. and said the regular council meeting will commence in 5 minutes. Minutes Approved:Beatrice Roberts, Mayor Kelli Brettel, Town Clerk
The Levy County Journal8ANovember 8, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 City Of Williston, Florida City Council Meeting Minutes, October 16, 2012DATE: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2012 TIME: 7:00 P.M. PLACE: WILLISTON CITY COUNCIL ROOM CALL TO ORDER ROLL CALL MEMBERS: Mayor R. Gerald Hethcoat President Jason Cason Vice-President Norm Fugate (Absent) Councilman Cal Byrd (Absent) Councilman Charles Goodman Councilman Elihu Ross (Attended by Telephone) OTHERS PRESENT: Interim City Manager Oel Wingo City Clerk Frances Taylor City Attorney KoberleinOPENING PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAGPresident Cason called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm. Mayor Hethcoat opened the meeting with prayer and led the Pledge of Allegiance to the ag.ITEM 1 ADDITIONS, DELETIONS, CHANGES AND APPROVAL OF THE AGENDAPresident Cason requested that item 5G Levy County Schools in the City of Williston be moved up to the rst item of new business. e agenda was accepted by general consent with the requested change.ITEM 2 CONSENT AGENDACouncilman Goodman moved to approve the consent agenda. Councilman Ross seconded and the motion passed unanimously, 3-0. A. MINUTES FROM SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING B. SPECIAL EVENT APPLICATION: FRIENDS OF WILLISTON POLICE CAR SHOWITEM 3 PUBLIC PARTICIPATIONMiss Jennifer Collins addressed the Council to review the status on the Sweets and Treats Fall Festival. She advised that there were currently 12 participants requesting a booth and numerous supporters for the event. Mr. Bob Uhlar addressed the Council stating that he was responsible for setting up lights for Light up Williston and that he wanted to create a Halloween/Fall theme for the pavilion lighting at Heritage Park for the event. He noted the lights would be returned back to the Christmas theme for Light Up Williston. Councilman Goodman con rmed that Mr. Uhlar would be doing the labor at no charge but is requesting the citys permission to change the lights in the pavilion. Miss Collins advised that Walgreens would have to purchase the lights to be put up and would also going to be requesting donations, in addition to conducting bake sales and other fund raisers to help raise the $500 needed to purchase the lights. She explained that once the lights were purchased, Mr. Uhlar has volunteered to put them up each year for the Fall Festival free of charge. President Cason stated that the Council would not be able to take action on the item nor provide funding because the budget had already been laid out but clari ed that the event was already approved. He stated that as long as the pavilion is left as they found it when the Fall Festival is concluded, he did not foresee any issues with the lighting request. Miss Collins asked if fog machines and ashing lights would be allowed. Chief Strow responded that strobe lights can cause a seizure in children with epilepsy. Councilman Goodman suggested Miss Collins work with Chief Strow regarding those issues where safety could be a concern. Miss Collins con rmed she would be talking with the Chamber of Commerce about support for the event. Mayor Hethcoat stated that when the Christmas lights were put up caution was taken with regard to nails, screws or other items that would penetrate the laminate. Mr. Uhlar con rmed there would be no need for any additional holes in the process of putting up the Fall Festival lighting. Mr. Uhlar stated that when he began to install lighting for Light Up Williston, he made sure it was done in a way so as to avoid the need to penetrate the beams and he con rmed he would continue to abide by that. Glenn Lewis, city resident, addressed the Council and noted that lately he has been hearing train horns in the middle of the night. He pointed out that there are laws in e ect that ban the use of train whistles between 10 pm and 6 am in other locations. He provided a packet outlining similar legislation Dade County has enacted to address this issue. He stated the information in the packet would be bene cial to Williston and gave the packet to Clerk Taylor for record. He advised that, on a second issue, he believed that the City of Williston is dying. He noted that another business had moved out of town to relocate to Trenton. He observed that the main street block is an eye sore. He recalled that a resident addressed the Council on this topic recently. He stated that he was aware of grants that would help x the face of buildings. He referenced information provided by ehow.com on faade grants. President Cason stated that as discussed at last meeting, the rst step is to work with the CRA Committee. He reminded the attendees that the Council has noted that the facility across the street is privately owned as well. Mayor Hethcoat acknowledged that the City has obtained faade grant funds in the past but the owners will not accept them and suggested that the people talk with the owners of the buildings about these concerns. He stated that the City would work with them now and have o ered to over the last 20 years. He advised that the City turned down a faade grant that would still be in e ect today had the owners agreed to sign on to accept it. Mr. Lewis remarked that the owners did not appear to care about this town and the property seemed to be just a tax shelter to them. President Cason con rmed with Planner Hall that the CRA meets the second Monday of every month at 5:30 with the exception of November which is scheduled for the second Tuesday because of the Veterans Day holiday. President Cason expressed his appreciation for Mr. Lewis concerns. Councilman Ross responded to Mr. Lewis question related to train horns, stating that there are several automobiles and trucks in town that have train horns installed that may also be responsible for the noises he has been hearing after hours.ITEM 4 OLD BUSINESSA. DISCUSSION AND DIRECTION: CITY MANAGER SELECTION PROCESS Interim City Manager Wingo stepped out of the room stating she should excuse herself while the Council discussed this issue. President Cason advised that of the 42 applications accepted, 11 were recommended for review by Range Rider Mark Durbin. He advised that Council was provided all applicant materials for each of the 11 nalists for consideration and that some background investigation has been completed. He concluded it is the Councils responsibility to narrow the list but because there are only three members present, he felt it would be unfair to the City and the candidates for the Council to select those individuals, noting a preference to have all Council members make the selection in a workshop setting. Mayor Hethcoat clari ed that he also was designated to sit on the selection committee. He con rmed that Mr. Durbin would be available to further assist in the process after October 30th. Councilman Goodman clari ed that of the list provided by Mr. Durbin, the Council is to review the materials and reduce the number to 3 5 top candidates for the purpose of identifying those to be interviewed. Councilman Ross stated his agreement that this topic be continued until there is a better number on the quorum. Mayor Hethcoat suggested having each member review the 11 and then individually identify their top three to determine how each members top three compares within the Council. Councilman Goodman noted he has never been fond of that process and prefers to gather the members in a workshop and discuss the applicants together. ere was some discussion on dates and times available for a proposed workshop. Councilman Goodman moved to tentatively schedule a workshop for Monday October 29th at 5 pm for the City Manager selection and giving Clerk Taylor the authority to nalize that schedule with alternative dates as needed. Councilman Ross seconded the motion. On vote, the motion passed unanimously, 3-0. At that time, Interim City Manager Wingo returned to the Council room.ITEM 5 NEW BUSINESSA. DISCUSSION: LEVY COUNTY SCHOOL FACILITIES IN THE CITY OF WILLISTON Je Edison and Robert Philpot addressed the Council related to planning for the building of a new school in Williston. Mr. Edison explained that this process began over a year ago with a committee which provided the School Board some direction on school con gurations and the acquisition of property in the City. e School Board approved those plans and will be seeking a new 6-12 Williston Middle/High School and anything that is done must be in accordance with Department of Education recommendations. He noted that the School Board has conducted a feasibility study for WHS with one currently ongoing for WMS. e plan for WHS has been favorably received by Florida DOE and on October 30th, the Levy County School Board will present the WMS feasibility study to them. Part of the study requires a review of the facilities to determine if it is more cost e ective to remodel or rebuild and whether to do so on the existing site or at a new location. He stated that more work needs to be done in order to qualify for the recommendation. LCSB cannot a ord to build the school on its own and will be attempting to qualify for special facilities funding through PECO revenue which is state money that is gained by taxes on utilities. He stated the LCSB will have to pledge back a portion of the funding for three years and that the last time LCSB received this funding, they built the Bronson Middle/High School a $14 million facility that cost the county $5.5 million. He stated that the LCSB is looking at building the Williston Middle/High School based on a plan that has been built at a cost of $50 million with the county being responsible for less than 10%. He stated the funding provided by the LCSB will not come from taxes but from tightening the belts of the administration and putting some things in abeyance for a period of time. He advised that the City is a ected in that, if all goes well, two pieces of property will become available. Part of the process of approval is to have a plan related to what is going to be done with the existing WMS and WHS campus. He concluded that if there is interest by the City of Williston, there should be some planning occurring related to these properties. Councilman Goodman asked if Public Education Capital Outlay money is currently coming into Levy County. Mr. Edison responded that Levy County levies 1.5 mils on property taxes and that a portion of those funds are what would be used to repay the state over a period of 3 years. Councilman Goodman con rmed with Mr. Edison that the LCSB will have to work out a way to keep the rate the same at the same time the funds are repaid to the state. Interim City Manager Wingo explained that the PECO pot is highly competitive and the LCSB is lobbying the PECO pot for the proposal of this new school. She added that if the LCSB is able to convince the representatives in Tallahassee that this proposal is better than others received from other counties, they will receive funding but it will have to be returned back into the pot over three years. Mr. Edison clari ed that the LCSB would use the portion of the 1.5 mils that is not already speci cally dedicated for debt service to repay the funding. President Cason con rmed that essentially there is a strong possibility there will be empty school facilities in the City within the next 3-4 years and to assist the school board, something must be done with the buildings. Mr. Edison responded that he will be talking to the Commissioners and other entities that have an interest. He stated it is the Superintendents goal that the kids that are currently in 9th grade, graduate out of a new school facility. He noted of the buildings available, the best building at WHS is the cafeteria with 3 very good buildings at WMS including a cafetorium, media center and the 8th grade wing. Mayor Hethcoat commented that the cafeteria would make a wonderful community center. Mrs. Debra Jones asked which piece of land the School Board was looking at for a new school site. Mr. Edison responded that because of the negotiations occurring, he would rather not get into speci cs except to say that they are three pieces of property in close proximity to Williston Elementary School. Mr. Philpot stated that there is $1.5 Million available in the budget for a land purchase but it cannot be spent if it is not allocated. He added that he is excited about the plans but that everyone should also keep in mind there is no guarantee. However, having a cutting edge learning facility in Williston might attract people to this town. President Cason commented on the potential for the old facility. Mr. Philpot responded that it has to be one of the most valuable pieces of real estate in Williston. Mr. Edison stated that every piece of property the LCSB has reviewed is either in the city or borders the city for utility purposes. Interim City Manager Wingo suggested that sta coordinate with Mr. Edison to review plans for the facilities and begin brain storming. Mr. Edison stated that the facilities are ripe for grant opportunities. Clerk Taylor asked if the plans included building a new football stadium at the new school site. Mr. Edison stated that they are unsure as to whether that will be possible. Mr. Philpot and Mr. Edison clari ed that the special facilities funding cannot be used to fund athletic facilities. Mr. Edison thanked the Council for the opportunity to address the Council on this topic. B. SCHEDULING: REQUEST FOR A WORKSHOP TO DISCUSS CITY CLERK POSITION AS IT RELATES TO THE CITY COUNCIL AND CITY MANAGER President Cason explained that, over the years there has been a transition from the current City Clerk position. He advised that he met with the City Clerk and Interim City Manager and that during the meeting, it became apparent that there are philosophical di erences of opinion on how this position works and he felt it should be reviewed in a workshop setting. He stated there were several items of information he took from the meeting he would like to be able to discuss and for that reason a workshop is the best format to really address the position and how it relates to the City Council and City Manager position. He stated that this City has been in such transition for the past 4 6 years and the workshop will help to make sense of current status. Mayor Hethcoat and Councilman Ross agreed there is a need to have a workshop to get everyone on the same page. Councilman Goodman stated he did not believe the situation required another workshop but that he would attend. He stated his opinion is that the Charter clearly spells it out and that cannot be changed without a vote. He stated he felt this was a personality issue and his position has not changed. President Cason stated that by Council not taking any action, it is an endorsement of the action of a previous Council and whether the current Council desires to endorse it or instigate a new action, this should be done formally through a resolution and reviewed in a workshop setting. He added that there was information obtained in a meeting he had with the Interim City Manager and the City Clerk that might be useful to the members that could be made available in a workshop. President Cason moved to hold a workshop on ursday, November 1st at 6 pm to discuss the City Clerk position. Councilman Ross seconded the motion. On vote the motion passed unanimously, 3-0. C. SCHEDULING: REQUEST FOR A SPECIAL MEETING ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012 TO DISCUSS THE PROGRESS ENERGY CONTRACT President Cason requested further detail from Attorney Koberlein as to whether a special meeting to discuss the Progress Energy contract would be public or private. He further inquired as to whether it would be su cient to schedule the meeting and then advertise if it will be a public meeting. Attorney Koberlein con rmed that the meeting can be scheduled and advertisement made and changed as needed. Councilman Goodman moved to hold a workshop to discuss the Progress Energy Contract at 7 pm on October 30th. Councilman Ross seconded. Interim City Manager Wingo stated that her conversation with Progress Energy is a draft that is being reviewed by FMPA attorneys with a counter o er pending submission to her by sometime next week. She stated she would forward the information received to Attorney Koberlein. On vote, the motion carried unanimously, 3-0. F. DISCUSSION AND DIRECTION: ROLL OFF ORDINANCE CLARIFICATION President Cason stated that there are two Councilmen that were present during the time the roll-o issue was brought before Council. Because of the history of this issue and without having at least one previous member present at the current meeting, he did not feel it was advisable to proceed and suggested the item be postponed until other members are present in order to have more knowledgeable discussion on the topic. Mayor Hethcoat stated it was an ordinance put in place to go into the roll o business and do away with the fees. He agreed that Councilman Byrd and Vice President Fugate would have valuable information related to the item. Councilman Goodman moved to table the discussion on the con icting roll-o ordinances until the next Council meeting. Councilman Ross seconded. e motion passed by general consent. G. RESOLUTION 2012-30: AGREEMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF WILLISTON AND THE WITHLACOOCHEE REGIONAL PLANNING COUNCIL Planner Hall advised that the WRPC submits a contract annually related to support planning services for the City which they have done over the past 5 years. He stated that, aside from the price increase, there are no major changes to the contract and that even with the increase, the fee does not exceed what cities are paying. He con rmed the contract would provide for professional services for Planning and Zoning. President Cason moved to approve 2012-30. Councilman Goodman seconded. Mr. Lewis addressed the Council to ask what the company will be doing for the City. Mayor Hethcoat explained that the state is divided into regions with Williston being in the Withlacoochee Regional Planning region. He stated that there are certain studies required to meet state guidelines that are done continued on page 9A
The Levy County Journal 9ANovember 8, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 annually and others every 5 years, such as is needed with the Citys Comprehensive Plan. He explained that the WRPC works with the City on these studies and they are very reasonable. He stated that he was on the WRPC Board for approximately 8 that they have a sta that does work for a much lower feel than would be available outside of the WRPC. He added that the City has used them for various things such as brochures to promote the community, mapping, obtaining demographic information on the region, etc. Councilman Goodman clari ed that the WRPC will only provide services on an as needed basis and bill accordingly. He noted the funds are in the budget but the City will not necessarily need to spend them all. On vote, the motion carried unanimously, 3-0.ITEM 6 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION None. ITEM 7 CITY MANAGERS ANNOUNCEMENTSInterim City Manager Wingo stated that during her time in Williston, she has made quite a few changes to how the agenda items are presented to the Council with the latest change being a reference to identify the individual responsible for the preparation of each item, along with a legal review notation. She stated that all actions are now initiated through Resolution so there is a record of Council and that she has worked with sta to expand the background portion of the agenda cover sheet. She introduced Paula Davis with Severn Trent who has been working to transition the payroll process and accounts payable. Paula Davis addressed the Council and explained she works as accounts payable manager, payroll, insurance coordination, and is Mr. Blooms representative this week.ITEM 8 COUNCILORS ANNOUNCEMENTSCity Attorney Koberlein advised that the local hospital declared bankruptcy. Councilman Goodman clari ed that this is the same hospital the City has had issues with related to the payment of their electric bills. City Attorney Koberlein explained that he and the Interim City Manager are working to retain a bankruptcy attorney to protect the Citys rights as a creditor to put up capital to ensure the bills are paid. He stated the attorney services should come under the purchasing power of the Interim City Manager so there will not be a requirement have to be another meeting on the bankruptcy attorney and that he was addressing this item at Council for informational purposes. Interim City Manager Wingo advised that the Hospital has led a motion on October 5th so that it will not have to pay more than two weeks worth of utility payments. e bill is close to $20,000 and the letter of credit they had is no longer valid. Councilman Goodman con rmed the electric service has not been shut o Mayor Hethcoat con rmed that the group that led bankruptcy was the same group that had just purchased the facility. President Cason stated that, although he was approached about the City providing security lighting for the hospital, that request occurred just prior to his learning of the bankruptcy and therefore, no action will taken by the City related to the lighting request. Councilman Ross expressed his appreciation to Chief Jimmy Wright of the Hiawassee Georgia Police Department for use of his o ce to attend the last Council meeting via telephone. President Cason stated he appreciated Councilman Ross and the Hiawassee Georgia Police Department. Mayor Hethcoat thanked Chief Strow for setting up the conference call and for presenting the Williston Police Department summary information as well. Mayor Hethcoat advised that a lot of work was going into the 3rd Annual Veterans Day Parade and requested the members plan on being there and participating.ITEM 9 ADJOURNMENTCouncilman Goodman moved to adjourn and the meeting was adjourned at 9:38 pm. Jason S. Cason, City Council President Frances V. Taylor, City ClerkCity Of Williston 10-16-2012 continued from page 8A NRC Board to Rule continued from page 1A white pages. e two-day hearing sharpened the focus on research by the various parties, which included thousands of pages of supporting documents. e hearing came about because e Ecology Party of Florida and e Nuclear Information Resource Service who are known as interveners asserted that the NRCs FEIS fell short of some requirements in the National Environmental Policy Act that requires the NRC to adequately address the impact of the proposed nuclear plants construction and operation upon the neighboring environment. e three-judge board that is part of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission heard arguments Wednesday and ursday. e board is part of the NRC, but it is independent and will rule objectively on the question. Alex Karlin, chairman of the three-judge panel, is an attorney by profession. He was joined by Dr. Anthony Baratta and Dr. Randall Charbeneau, who are professors and sit as administrative judges on the NRC Atomic Safety and Licensing Board. e three topics considered are: site characteristics; groundwater modeling and alternative water sources; and environmental monitoring and mitigation. Interveners contend that the NRC FEIS is not adequate in its coverage of the impact from dewatering upon the environment. e daily average withdrawal of 1.58 million gallons over a period of 20 to 80 years, the interveners allege, will create severe environmental impacts in the region. In this hearing format, the three judges asked questions of experts who have already presented studies and given testimony under oath about their ndings and methods. After the hearing, David Still spoke to HardisonInk. com about what the interveners sought. Still, a witness for the interveners, is the former executive director of the Suwannee River Water Management District. Now he owns a consulting rm. e interveners in this case would just like to have a fair process, Still said, where the environmental impacts that will be caused by the construction of a nuclear island and a nuclear facility, which include the impacts of drawing 1.58 million gallons of water a day on an average annual basis, and up to 5.8 million gallons of water a day for a week at a time. e interveners want the process to show what this will do to the water quality, the water table and associated environmental issues. Still was asked his opinion about whether the site could support two nuclear power plants. Dr. Sydney Bacchus intimated that the many wetlands, oodplains and other sensitive environmental factors in the vicinity would be too adversely impacted by dewatering that will occur from the construction and operation of the nuclear power plants. Dr. Bacchus also cited one study that lists tectonic fractures, which can be an in uence on underground water ow. I would agree that the site selection should have been a lot better in this process, Still said. e avoidance of wetlands would have been a great thing. And the addition of the applicant (Progress Energy Florida) using an alternative water source (rather than only a well- eld just south of the nuclear plants) would have eliminated a lot of issues with the site. So, on the front end, if they (PEF) would have resolved the alternative water supply issue, I think you would have seen a whole di erent case referring to the environmental issues. An expert witness for Progress Energy Florida was Peter G. Hubbell, who worked for the Southwest Florida Water Management District for 19 years, and for nine of those years was its executive director. He seemed comfortable with the quantity of water being used, having been noted as causing only a small impact on the local environment. Both days of hearings were heavily lled with questions primarily from Karlin, but also from Baratta and Charbeneau aimed at nding the truth as to whether the NRC sta simply used existing studies to support that the amount of fresh water available for the nuclear plants was so plentiful that the continual drawdown from pumping an average of 1.58 million gallons a day would not signi cantly adversely a ect the regions habitat. e three-man board was looking only to see if the NRC sta followed the law in regard to the NRCs minimum mandatory responsibility to conduct necessary and reasonable research concerning environmental impacts. In looking at the NRCs use of modeling to determine a potential future e ect from the use of so much water, the judges asked NRC and PEF experts about the evolution of models. Testimony showed a regional model formed by the Southwest Florida Water Management District (Swiftmud) was the foundation for Model One. When NRC investigators found Model One showing water elevations that did not match what they saw in the eld, testimony showed, they recalibrated it to create Model Two. Testimony showed Swiftmud did not require a review of Model Two to alter any of its rulings in regard to letting the nuclear power plants progress toward construction although those previous rulings were based either on Swiftmuds own regional model or Model One. Another bit of information from the hearings showed two springs to the northeast of the proposed power plant site are not going to be monitored before construction, during construction or after operations start at the nuclear plants, even though they appear to be among the natural water features, which may be adversely a ected by a drawdown of water. In fact, however, the Environmental Management Plan (EMP) is not nalized even though the FEIS is nished. A draft of the EMP has been made but it could be modi ed. Bacchus tried to impart to the panel of judges her belief that the public has little say to in uence the Florida Department of Environmental Protection or to Swiftmud about protecting the environment from too much fresh water being removed on a daily basis for these proposed nuclear power plants. She said DEP and Swiftmud only listen to adjacent property owners. CLOSING STATEMENTS Richard Webster, one of the attorneys for the interveners, provided closing statements for the three-judge panel to consider. is is the rst nuclear power plant proposed in decades in an area where there are endangered species and sensitive habitats, he said. e NRC failed to require an adequate model of impacts. Interveners believe conduits for water exist below the property at the well- eld. ey also contend that a drawdown will pull from conduits that reach out like a star, rather than drawing from what would be a cone, to impact the area. While PEF took 118 borings in the northern part of its property to establish how safe the buildings will be sitting on dolomite rocks as a foundation, there are zero borings in and around the area of the well- eld, where the water will be drawn from. e NRC failed to require PEF to establish a baseline of data at the nearby springs, Webster said. And PEF has no monitoring currently planned at the springs during construction or operation of the nuclear power plants. Another problem is the failure of the NRC to require PEF to show its plan for an alternative water source, the interveners contend. Webster warned the NRC judges to beware of the magic bullet because it will not appear somehow. In other words, if no plan exists for an alternate water source, what reasonable person could expect it to exist if it becomes necessary? Webster said if the interveners promised to pay him $1 million in a week for his services, but there was no way for him to see that as being true because the money does not exist, then he would not believe it. Webster said the proposed nuclear power plants are in the wrong place at the wrong time, and the huge expense will create a rate bomb for PEF customers, who will have to shoulder a nancial burden for decades to come. e NRC, Webster said, needs to save Progress Energy Florida from itself. John ONeill, one of the attorneys for PEF, said that like Webster, he appreciates the NRC judicial boards attention to all of the matters brought before it. ONeill put water quantities in perspective. He said three golf courses or one large peanut farm would use 1.58 million gallons of water a day. One previous expert witness for PEF noted that Tampa Bay Water, which includes a large desalinization operation, uses 160 million gallons of water a day and that 90 million of those gallons comes from groundwater. e 1.58 million gallons per day used in the application for a consumptive use permit for these nuclear power plants is 25 percent more than the actual anticipated use, he said. ONeill also spent some time explaining how data shows interveners contention about possible sinkholes and other geological features they allege are not well founded. ONeill said the interveners have made many demands for more testing, but adding countess bore holes for a research project is not required by the rules governing what must be done by the NRC to protect the public and the environment. ONeill said there will be small if any impact on the environment as a result of the construction and operation of the two nuclear power plants. Jody Martin, one of the attorneys for the NRC, said in his closing statement that the evidence and testimony clearly shows the NRC sta conducted the required hard look at the FEIS. Data contained in various U.S. Geological Survey documents, the regional model created by Swiftmud, and the two models created by NRC sta show the government performed its duty, he said. An aquifer performance test in the future and monitoring of the site will show how the aquifer responds to the use of water by the power plants, he said. Reasonably foreseeable impacts were found by the NRC. Sta at the NRC performed a thorough review of the FEIS and, contrary to the interveners assertions, the NRC complied with all requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act, Martin said. During part of his opening and closing remarks at the hearing, Karlin expressed his sincere appreciation to Levy County Clerk Danny Shipp and his sta for hosting the hearing. Karlin also said thank you to Eighth Judicial Circuit Chief Judge Robert Roundtree Jr. Karlin said he was thankful to be able to hold the hearing in the county a ected by the proposed nuclear power plants rather than in a courtroom closer to NRC headquarters in Washington. Karlin, who is the chairman of the NRC Atomic Safety and Licensing Board, expressed his apology to some of the experts who were called to testify during the two days, who never were questioned. e list of people was impressive. In addition to Karlin, Baratta and Charbeneau, the list for the NRC Atomic Safety and Licensing Board included law clerks Matthew Flyntz and Nicole Picard. Sara Culler was among the sta helping too. Attorney Kevin Roach joined Martin for the NRC sta as its attorneys. Other active and potential witnesses for PEF, beyond Hubbell were Dr. Mitchell Gri n, James O. Rumbaugh, Je rey D. Lehnen, Dr. William J. Dunn, Dr. Kevin M. Robertson, Dr. George C. Howroyd, Dr. Eldon Blancher and Dr. Paul C. Rizzo. Attorneys for PEF in addition to ONeill were Michael Lepre, Timothy Walsh, Jen Giblin and Robert Ross. Other active and potential witnesses for NRC sta were Mallecia A. Sutton, Dr. Ann L. Miracle, Dr. Michael T. Masnik, Joesph Peyton Doub, Lara M. Aston, Dan O. Barnhurst, Lance W. Vail, Dr. Rajiv Prasad, Vince R. Vermeul, Kevin R. Quinlan, Dr. Larry Berk and Gerry L. Stirewalt (who testi ed via telephone). Witnesses for the interveners, other than Still and Bacchus, were Gareth Davies and Dr. Tim Hazlett. Attorneys for the interveners, other than Webster, were Diane Curran and Kara Campbell. Dr. Sydney Bacchus speaks as a witness for th e interveners. David Still sits in the jury box awaiting a question. Photos courtesy of www.HardisonInk.com
The Levy County Journal10ANovember 8, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 November 12, 2012November 13, 2012November 14, 2012November 15, 2012November 16, 2012Veterans DayChicken Parmesan Buttered Wheat Pasta Rib a Q on a Bun Sweet Potato Fries Tossed Salad w/Spinach Banana/Fruit CrispHamburger on Bun w/Ketchup/Mustard Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Tater Tots Lettuce/Tomato/ Pickle Apple/Chilled Applesauce Turkey w/Dressing Mashed Potatoes w/ Gravy Sweet Potatoes Green Beans Cranberry Sauce Fruit Salad Homemade Roll Pizza (Alternate Entre) Beef Tacos w/Cheese and Taco Sauce BBQ Chicken Melt Lettuce/Tomato Buttered Corn Orange Wedges/ Diced or Sliced Peaches Whole Wheat Cookie/ Brownie Bar Surprise!November 19, 2012November 20, 2012November 21, 2012November 22, 2012November 23, 2012Cheeseburger w/Ketchup/Mustard Chicken Sandwich w/Mayo Lettuce/ Tomato/Pickle Green Beans or Peas Orange/Applesauce Shepherds Pie Grilled Cheese Sandwich Tomato Soup Carrot/Celery Sticks w/Dip Apple/Diced or Sliced PearsIn accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the base of race, color ,nationsl orgin, sex, age, or disablity.LEVY COUNTY SCHOOLS LUNCH MENUThanksgiving Holiday Mitchs Gold & Diamonds NOTICEThe School Board of Levy County will conduct interviews to select a new School Board Attorney on Thursday, November 15, 2012, from 2:00 4:00 p.m. with the following law rms: Dell/Graham, P.A., Norm Fugate, P.A., Ronald W. Stevens, P.A.Pub.: Nov. 8, 2012. $25 /year in Levy County $30 /year in Florida $35 /year Outside FloridaSubscribe! Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923JournalLevy CountyFederal Judge Grants Preliminary Injunction Halting Enforcement of the HHS Mandate against Michigan Corporation and Its Owner From e omas More Law Center ANN ARBOR, MI Federal District Court Judge Robert H. Cleland of the Eastern District of Michigan, issued an opinion yesterday evening granting a motion for Preliminary Injunction that e ectively halts enforcement of the HHS mandate against Plainti s Weingartz Supply Company and its owner and president, Daniel Weingartz. e motion was brought by the omas More Law Center (TMLC), a national public interest law rm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Erin Mersino, TMLCs lead counsel on the case who presented the oral argument in support of Plainti s, commented, e federal court has found that our clients have a likelihood of success and would be irreparably harmed by the unconstitutional overreaching of the HHS mandate. is is not only a victory for our clients, but for religious freedom. e HHS mandate refers to regulations adopted by the Department of Health and Human Services that forces employers, regardless of their religious convictions, to provide insurance coverage for abortion-inducing drugs, sterilization, and contraception under threat of heavy penalties. In ruling for the Weingartz Plainti s, Judge Cleland emphasized that [t]he loss of First Amendment freedoms, for even minimal periods of time, unquestionably constitutes irreparable injury. He concluded, e harm in delaying the implementation of a statute that may later be deemed constitutional must yield to the risk presented here of substantially infringing the sincere exercise of religious beliefs. e balance of harms tips strongly in Plainti s favor. A preliminary injunction is warranted. Judge Cleland denied without prejudice the motion brought on behalf of Legatus for reasons stated below. On May 6, 2012, TMLC, led a federal lawsuit challenging the HHS mandate on behalf of Legatus, the Nations largest organization of top Catholic business owners and CEOs, and the Michigan-based Weingartz Supply Company and its president Daniel Weingartz. e motion for Preliminary Injunction on behalf of Plainti s was led on August 15, 2012. Judge Cleland heard oral arguments on the motion on September 28, 2012. Named as defendants in TMLCs lawsuit were Obama administration o cials responsible for implementation of the HHS mandate promulgated under the Patient Protection and A ordable Care Act (Obamacare). Included were: Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services; Hilda Solis, Secretary of the Department of Labor; Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the Department of Treasury; and their respective departments. Judge Cleland reiterated in his written opinion what he told both sides at the beginning of the oral augments on September 28th, namely, whatever ruling he grants, the case will continue to be litigated. Judge Cleland denied the motion for preliminary injunction on behalf of Legatus without prejudice on the grounds that he is not persuaded that Legatus has standing to bring its claim at this time. He cited recent cases where other courts deciding the identical issue found that non-pro t organizations protected under the safe harbor do not have standing because their injury is conjectural. e Government has represented that the HHS mandate regulations are being amended to accommodate the religious liberty concerns of non-pro t organizations like Legatus. Importantly, Judge Cleland noted that in the event the Government acts in a way inimical to the rights Legatus seeks to protect, Legatus can again approach the court with its concerns at that time. Moreover, Judge Cleland directed the government to le a brief statement describing the status of the amendment process for nal regulations occurring under the temporary enforcement safe harbor not later than the rst Monday of each month. TMLCs lawsuit challenges the constitutionality of the HHS Mandate under the First Amendment, speci cally the Free Exercise of Religion and Free Speech clauses. It also claims that the HHS Mandate violates the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 and the Administrative Procedure Act. Although several cases across the country challenging the constitutionality of the HHS mandate have been dismissed by federal courts on technical grounds, Judge Cleland is the second federal judge to grant a motion for preliminary injunction. Photo credit: Thomas More Law Center McCallum, Shipp and Joyner continued from page 1A By 7:50 people were using their cell phones to get updates because the screen was re ecting no changes from the earlier results. Levy County Clerk of Court incumbent and winner Danny Shipp told the Journal, I would like to thank the people of Levy County for electing me for a fourth term. Duly elected winner now of the Dist. 3 county commissioner seat, Mike Joyner, still would not crack a smile for a picture but said, I am so humbled the people of Levy County believed in me. Its rewarding but I couldnt have done it without the support of my family and Levy County. I thank them all very, very much. e sheri s race was a long one but in the end it was Bobby McCallum who wound up on top. As the Journal reporter Michele Bell snapped pictures of McCallum and his wife Kandy, Bobby said, We are very blessed. It was a very resounding victory tonight. Its been a long hard campaign and a long year. Family, friends and supporters we are just so thankful. I am just looking forward to getting to work. I am looking forward to getting the politics out of the way and getting us all on the same page to serve the citizens of Levy County. I am just looking forward to doing that. Its been a goal for awhile and I feel like I have the leadership and the experience and the education to serve them well. I am just honored and privileged at the opportunity. e uno cial results of Levy County voters as of Tuesday evening show the winner for the US President and Vice President race was Rep. ticket Romney/Ryan with 12,027 votes compared to 6,089 votes for the Dem. ticket of Obama/ Biden. Rep. Connie Mack received 9,533 votes while incumbent Dem. Bill Nelson garnered 7,803. Newcomer Ted Yoho easily won the slot for US Representative for District 3 of Florida with 12,523 votes. Incumbent Clerk of Courts for Levy County Dem. Danny Shipp beat out Rep. Wilbur Dean with 9,907 votes compared to Deans 8,139. In the hotly contested race for sheri of Levy County Rep. Bobby McCallum won with 10,247 votes over NPA Lee Sullivans 7,447 votes. Current Superintendent of Schools Rep. Robert Hastings slid by Dem. Cindy Roach with 9,790 votes cast against Roachs 7,935. In the county commissioners race for District 1, Rep. John Meeks 12,005 votes beat out Dem. Jaime Gri ns 5,711. In Dist. 3, current appointed commissioner Rep. Mike Joyner got 11,725 votes to win over Dem. Al Macris 5,888 votes. In the school board District 2 race, Chris Cowart just walked by Kyle Quincey with 8,843 votes compared to Quinceys 8,250. All those in the judges race for remaining in o ce will stay there but for some it was just barely. For the 11 constitutional amendments: Amendments 1, 2, 6, 9, and 11 were a Yes. Amendments 3, 4, 5, 8, and 10 got a No. Dist. 3 Commissioner Mike Joyner is mesmorized by his win Tues. night. Signs Up to Help the Eagles Fly e Bronson Eagles Boys Basketball Team is currently looking for businesses and individuals who might be interested in purchasing a sign in the BHS Gymnasium. All who are interested please contact Coach Mickey at 352/486-5260 or by email at mickey. firstname.lastname@example.org. .us. e cost is $100. And we have Family Season Passes for up to four people for $50. Mickey Ebert, Head Boys Basketball Coach Bronson Middle/High SchoolGO EAGLES!!!
The Levy County Journal 11ANovember 8, 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 110 LOST115 NOTICES 135 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES 400 REAL ESTATE500 FOR SALE540 LIVESTOCK Classifieds Journal Levy County LOST MALE AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD Blue merle neutered 45lb male, answers to Jo-Jo wearing metal Fursaver collar, is microchipped. Last seen Sunday 10/21 at CR 102 and NE 137 Court in Williston. Please call Ken Araujo at 352/577-5556 11/29Jp --------LOST: BLACK FEMALE CAT small, 7 years old, spayed, microchipped, lost on February 15, 2012 in Levy County. Reward. 352/615-0541. 11/29Jf115 NOTICESADVERTISER 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 24-hour 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 352/4936051 Visit today www.gal. alachua. .us Tfn Jf --------NEW OPEN NA MEETING IN CEDAR KEYThe United Methodist Church at SR 24 and 4th in Cedar Key is hosting a new N.A. meeting on Thursdays at 7 p.m. This is an Open Meeting for A.A. members as well as N.A. members. tfnf125 SERVICESSHEDS, SHEDS, SHEDS! We move em. Best price in town. 352-493-0345. Joes Rollback Service. Credit cards accepted. TfnApJftfn --------GUNS AND CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMITS: Call (352) 493-4209 for information. 11/8Jp WE WANT TO BUY YOUR VEHICLE, CAR, TRUCK, VAN any make, any model, especially Honda, Toyota and Nissan, but any make will do. Title or no title, no problem; running or not, perfect or not so perfect condition. Paying up to $30,000 for vehicles. Call AJ at 813/335-3794 or 813/237-1892. 12/6Jp MIKES LAWN MAINTENANCE & PRESSURE WASHING SERVICE Mow it and Wash it with One Call to Mike at 352/215-9459. 11/15Jp135 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESFLORIDAS LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM needs volunteers to join its corps of dedicated advo-cates who protect the rights of elders residing in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult family care homes. The programs local councils are seeking additional volunteers to identify, investigate and resolve residents concerns. Special training and certi cation is provided. All interested individuals who care about protecting the health, safety, welfare and rights of long-term care facility residents -who often have no one else to advocate for them -are encouraged to call toll-free (888) 831-0404 or visit the programs Web site at http://ombudsman. my orida.com. The local council meets at Haven Hospice of North Central Florida, 4200 NW 90th Boulevard in Gainesville to discuss the programs current activities and give the public a chance to provide comments about long-term care facility issues. These public meetings begin at 12:30 p.m. Concerned citizens and those interested in volunteering are welcome to attend. tfnf210 HELP WANTEDTOWN CLERK OF OTTER CREEK The Town of Otter Creek is accepting applications for the position of Town Clerk. This is a part time position. Applicants must type and have Quick Books experience. Applicants must have experience in general of ce procedures, be organized, and work well alone. Applicants must be bondable, and preferably live in the Otter Creek area. Please mail application/resume to: Town of Otter Creek, P.O. Box 65, Otter Creek, FL 32683. Applications will be accepted until Nov. 19, 2012. The Town of Otter Creek is an EOE. The Town of Otter Creek reserves the right to reject any and all applications. 11/8Jb --------DRIVERS: ALL MILES PAID (Loaded & Empty)! Home on weekends! Running Class-A CDL Flatbed. Lease to OwnNo Money Down CALL: 888-880-5916 11/8Jp --------CASH PAID FOR JUNK CARS. $300 and up. 352771-6191. 11/29Jp300 RENTALSCHEAPER STORAGE FIRST Month FREE Climate Controlled Down from Dollar General in Williston 352/528-0778 tfnJp 3 BEDROOM/2BATH ON 1 ACRE FOR SALE BY OWNER: $4,900 down, will consider trade-in value of boat, car or motorcycle towards down payment; $639 per month.. For more info call (352) 318-9262. 11/8Jp415 MOBILE HOME FOR SALE3 BEDROOM/2 BATH ON 1.25 ACRES FOR SALE BY OWNERS $29,500. Call (352) 318-9262. 11/8Jp440 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. 12/13Jp---------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. 12/13Jp---------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. 12/13Jp---------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. 12/13Jp445 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. 11/15Jp CASH PAID FOR JUNK CARS. $300 and up. 352771-6191. 11/29JpDIXIE 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 --------THE BUBBLY BATH LIFT holds up to 350 pounds. $400 or best offer. (352) 490-4485. Jftfn --------NEW CENTRAL AIR & HEAT Still in the box. Factory warranty. $1,449. Call 352/388-1514 11/15Jp530 GUNSGUN SHOW Newberry American Legion Sat, 9-5, Sun, 9-4 Concealed Weapons Classes Daily Bring your GUNS & GOLD to sell or trade GunTraderGunShows.com 352-359-0134 11/8Jp REGISTERED TENNESSEE WALKING HORSES: Broodmares and one gelding, hand tame, friendly, barn and pasture kept, healthy, halter broke, handled and trimmed regularly on small family farm. Some previously ridden, some not. Too old to keep anymore. Price negotiable. GOOD HOME ONLY. No kill buyers. Call 386/935-2880 or 386/8540331 for more information. tfnJe555 AUTOMOBILESWE WANT TO BUY YOUR VEHICLE, CAR, TRUCK, VAN any make, any model, especially Honda, Toyota and Nissan, but any make will do. Title or no title, no problem; running or not, perfect or not so perfect condition. Paying up to $30,000 for vehicles. Call AJ at 813/335-3794 or 813/237-1892. 12/6Jp --------ANY JUNK CAR cash paid up to $300. Free pickup. 352-445-3909 11/29Jp705 FARM EQUIPMENT3PH TRACTOR IMPLEMENTS: 8 ft. grader blade, $500; 6 ft. box blade, $300; fertilizer spreader, $300; dirt scoop, $150; boom pole, $75. Please call: 352/317-1831. 11/22Jp 4 WEEKS FOR ONLY $20!Its Our Journal 20/20 Special: Your Ad of 20 Words or Less for 4 Consecutive Weeks, No Changes. $20, 10¢ Each Additional Word. Email classi eds@ levyjournal.com Read the Levy County Journal classi eds 24/7/365 online @LevyJournalOnline.com CLASSIFIED ADS
The Levy County Journal12ANovember 8, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Log Cabin Quilters e Log Cabin Quilters met ursday, November 1 at the Levy County Quilt Museum. We were busy getting ready for the Quilt Show after anksgiving. One Christmas tree is well on the way to being decorated and the table as you walk into the Museum is full of Christmas ideas. Alice Mae brought in three of her quilts, Doris and Pat G. have added tree and table decorations. Cleo, Ann and Carol Ann plan to bring in several items. Weve had several visitors from out of the area drop by because they saw our sign on 27. We may be o the beaten path and some GPS devices cant nd us but people still manage to get here. We now have a web page and an email address which we hope will help us attract visitors. Our email is email@example.com and our webpage is http://levycountyquiltmusuem.org. e webpage will get more pictures and information as time goes by. Let us know what you think. Now that the time has changed and the weather is great, come on out to visit us. e rocking chairs need a workout.Alice Mae is at it again. She loves to make one-of-a-kind quilts. This owerpot pattern has yoyo's added for a 3D look. Paramedic Needs Help from Levy County this TimeStory and Photos by Katy Graves IAFF Local 4069 Secretary/TreasurerOn October 17, 2012 Paramedic Kenny Luzader su ered a massive heart attack while on duty for the Levy County Department of Public Safety on Bronson transport unit Medic 1. He has had open heart surgery since then and, after some unexpected complications, is on the road to recovery. Kenny will be unable to return to work for several months while he is recuperating. While Kenny, the sole provider of the household is recovering, he has his wife Sherry and young daughter Chloe by his side. Kenny has touched so many lives and given so much to his community throughout his life and his career, it is now time for us to give back to him. Please help us to help the Luzader family during this di cult time. Any donations would be greatly appreciated. Please go to the website at: https://everribbon.com/ribbon/view/9287 or contact the Levy County Department of Public Safety at: 352486-5209. ank You for your consideration From the members of Levy County Department of Public Safety and the IAFF Local 4069. (All funds will go directly to the Luzader family) Even though young people are allowed to hunt and sh in Florida without having to buy a license until they turn 16 years old, a change in the license system now makes it possible for youngsters to voluntarily purchase their licenses early and start contributing today toward conservation. Youths under 16 years of age can now purchase their very rst annual freshwater, saltwater or hunting license, which will remain valid until their 17th birthday, no matter how young they are when they buy it. All three types of licenses are $17. Youre never too young to start contributing to our great states hunting and shing heritage and protecting our wild habitats and resources, said Richard Corbett, a Commissioner with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). And this new ability to purchase a license creates a wonderful opportunity to do just that. Youths under 16 years of age will still have to complete the states hunter safety certi cation before taking advantage of this special license opportunity for hunting. e classes are free. Safety classes arent required for shing licenses. Another opportunity for youths is the $100 Gold Sportsmans license, which authorizes the holder to take game and freshwater or saltwater sh and provides the deer, management area, archery season, muzzleloading season, crossbow season, turkey, waterfowl, snook and spiny lobster (craw sh) permit privileges. For every year that passes until a youth turns 17, the FWC will receive approximately $7 in matching federal funds, which will be used to preserve and manage the nearly 6 million acres of the states public-hunting, wildlife management area system and the states saltwater and freshwater sheries. Go to MyFWC.com/HunterSafety to learn when to register a child for a hunter safety class. e new hunting and shing youth licenses can be purchased at all outlets that sell hunting and shing licenses, such as county tax collectors o ces. ey also can be bought online at License. MyFWC.com. e youth license became available at the same time the FWC launched its new Recreational License Issuance Services (RLIS) on Oct. 2. e license vendor is Brandt Information Services of Tallahassee.Youth Can Join FWC Conservation TeamMushrooms Another Cash Crop For Florida Farmers When thinking of mushrooms, one can link it to the video game Super Mario Brothers or a pizza topping. But aside from helping Mario grow an extra inch to rescue the princess or serving as an extra avor to a pizza, it is well known in the Sunshine State. e fungus is grown in the state and is shipped across the country. ere are more than 200 species in Florida. A top growing business is Quincy Farms, in the northern area of the state, which produces a variety of mushrooms shipped nationwide. But aside from professionals growing the fungus, mushrooms also can be grown in a backyard, University of Florida Wakulla County Extension Director Les Harrison wrote in an email. ere are several mushroom varieties that can be produced by anyone," he wrote. "Shiitake mushrooms are likely the most well-known home produced variety and is well known by gourmet cooks everywhere. Home growers need oak logs, heavy shade and patience." Shiitake are the second most-consumed mushrooms in the world and are prevalent in an Asian diet. e mushroom itself provides high levels of protein, potassium, niacin and B vitamins and magnesium. e best part about it is that the fungus will remain fresh in the refrigerator for about three weeks. When eating the fungus, it is most commonly sauted, fried, barbecued, baked or even eaten raw. Kenny Luzader
www.levyjournalonline.com L e v y L i f e Levy LifeLEVY COUNTY JOURNAL VOL. 89, NO. 18 50 CENTS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923SECTION BCity Honors Commissioner Blanch Parker as an Archer AssetOn November 13, Commissioner Blanch E. Parker will step down from the dais as the oldest appointed and elected member of the City of Archer City Commission. e meeting will commence at 7:00 PM on November 13 and after the conclusion of old business, the City Commission will adjourn sine die to recognize and honor the service of Commissioner Parker. Everyone is invited to join friends and family to show our appreciation for her service to our city and all the people in Alachua County. A small reception, courtesy of Maddox Foundry & Machine Works, Inc, will be held in the foyer of the City Commission Chambers. Always active in the community, Commissioner Parker joined the City of Archer as a volunteer in 2003. She quickly and e ciently organized and established the Honors Table Program to recognize and honor fellow citizens for their contributions to the City. Under her leadership as Director of the Honors Table Program, twenty-seven deserving residents and friends of Archer were recognized culminating with peek attendance at City Commission meetings. In 2007 Commissioner Parker, at the young age of 85, was appointed to complete a one year term of a commissioner who left the commission for personal reasons. She quali ed to run for o ce in 2008 and won the election. During her tenure Commissioner Parker served honorably as Mayor and Vice-Mayor. Always willing to do what it takes to move Archer forward, she played an important role in the restoration of e Archer Community Center. On Christmas Day 2012, Commissioner Parker will celebrate her 90th birthday. Commissioner Blanch E. Parkers high energy level and exemplary civic activism have improved the residential and business climate in Archer, while establishing herself as a bona de community treasure and Archer Asset. submitted by Al Grieshaber, Jr., City Manager, City of Archer Several members of American Legion Jamerson-She eld Post 91 gathered with fellow tri-county area veterans Friday morning, November 2nd, at the Veterans Day Celebration and luncheon hosted by Haven Hospice in Chie and. e celebration was held outside on the Haven Hospice courtyard, with perfect clear and mild weather for the event. e celebration was well attended by an array of veterans from those who served in World War II to those who served in the recent Gulf Wars. Post 91 is very thankful to Haven Hospice Administrator Patrick Allen, his sta and community members who joined together to honor our local veterans. We also wish to thank Department of Florida Membership Chairman Jim Ramos for traveling to Chie and and joining us for this event. American Legion Post 91 Joins Local Veterans to CelebratePost 91 members attending the Haven Hospice Veterans Day Celebration: (L-R), Rod Lacey, Bill Cummings, Ted Henley, Jesse Crews, Jim Mash, James Ripley, Dept. of FL Membership Chairman Jim Ramos, Lavern Brad ley. Veterans Honored continued from page 1A years and later retired from the VA hospital after 22 years of service. He currently calls University Estates his home. Ernest Tyrone Hayes we salute you for your service to this country.Aaron Robinson was a member of the Bronson High School class of 1965. He was later drafted by the Local Board #15 in Chie and for service. Aaron attended basic training and AIT (Advanced Individual Training) at Ft. Jackson, South Carolina. Aaron received orders to join the 69th Armor C Company of the 2nd and the 84th Infantry Division in Vietnam in January of 1970. However, Aarons company was wiped out and Aaron and his sergeant were the only survivors. Aaron was reassigned to a typewriter; an assignment he hated so he requested and was granted an opportunity to return to the jungles of Vietnam. In Vietnam, Aaron slept on the ground with snakes and jungle creatures of all types. As a truck mechanic and combat soldier, Aaron worked all over Vietnam. While serving in the military, Aaron fought the Viet Cong (a political organization and army in South Vietnam and Cambodia that fought the United States and South Vietnamese governments during the Vietnam War 1959 1975) and North Vietnamese Army. He battled malaria and was also shot in the knee during his time there as a soldier. Aaron was rewarded for his bravery with several medals and it was his goal and wish not to see other people wounded. Aaron left Vietnam in January of 1968 and was sent to Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. During his time at Ft. Sill he worked on trucks, tanks and other vehicles before leaving the army. Aaron came home to Bronson where he started his own business, Aaron Robinson Inc. which is currently run by his sons. Aaron Robinson we salute you for your bravery and service to your country. Tommy Lee Howard was a member of the Bronson High School class of 1968. He was drafted in 1969 through the Local Board in Chie and. Tommy attended basic training and AIT in Ft. Jackson, South Carolina. Tommy Lee was an 11B10420 (infantry combat) later serving in Vietnam from October 29, 1970 to October 28, 1971. It was Tommys duty to carry the M-60 machine gun. He was constantly in the line of re as the enemy knew the impact of this weapon. Later in 1971, Tommy Lee was transferred to Ft. Gordon where he ETS (Ended Time of Service). He later served in the reserves from 1972 to December of 1974. After returning to active duty, Tommy served in Korea and at Ft. Carson. Tommy Lee completed his service in Ft. Stewart, Georgia in July of 1978. During his service, Tommy Lee was sprayed with Agent Orange while in Vietnam which later led to his current status as a disabled veteran. Tommy Lee currently resides on Main Street in Bronson. e Town of Bronson salutes Tommy Lee Howard and we thank you for your service to your town, country, state and nation. submitted by the Town of Bronson e Levy County Veterans Day Parade rotates its celebration to its towns and cities and this year is being held on November 12 in the city of Williston beginning at 11 a.m. behind Williston High School and ending with a celebration at Heritage Park. Come give honor to our veterans who have served our nation and kept us free. Tommy Lee Howard on the right with combat a brother in Vietnam. Aaron RobinsonBronson Town Council Says Thanks e Bronson Town Council and Sta would like to personally thank all the citizens and business owners who participated in making our "Trunk for Treats" a huge success. It's these events that will be forever in the minds of our children and become found memories for all. Looking forward to next year. Haven Hospice Introduces New Chie and AdministratorDeAnna Beverly, MBA, MSN, RN, LHRM, has been named as the new administrator for Haven Hospice in Chie and. In that role, Beverlys duties will include supervision of daily operations and care services for patients and families, as well as management of the 16-bed Chie andTri-Counties Care Center. Beverly brings nearly two decades of experience in medical care and administration, as well as almost two years in academia in the health-sciences area. She also has a wealth of knowledge about the tri-county area. Most recently she served as assistant administrator for clinical operations and support services at Seven Rivers Hospital in Crystal River. Beverly rose through the ranks at Seven Rivers Hospital, starting as a cardiac and radiologic interventional technologist in 1994. Having worked in this community for so long, I know about the tremendous reputation of Haven Hospice, and I am excited about becoming part of the team that is providing care and service to the tri-county community, Beverly said. Being part of the community myself, I understand the needs of those we serve. Beverly holds a number of academic degrees, including a Masters of Business Administration with a specialty in Healthcare Administration from the University of Scranton, a Masters of Science in Nursing with a specialty in Nursing Leadership and Management from the University of Central Florida and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from St. Petersburg College. Haven Hospice Senior Vice President and Chief Operating O cer Pam Saucier said Beverlys hiring will enhance the organizations ability to ful ll its mission of providing comfort, care and compassion to patients and families in the tri-county area. DeAnnas practical experience and educational background, as well as her familiarity with the community, makes her a tremendous asset for us, Saucier said. She will be a vital asset to those she will serve in the area, and I look forward to working with her.
The Levy County Journal2BNovember 8, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Tues. of each month at 6 p.m. with the next meeting being on Nov. 6 at City Hall. City Hall is located at 490 2nd Street 352/543-5132.YANKEETOWN-INGLISYankeetown-Inglis Womans ClubAll women in the Yankeetown-Inglis area are invited to join us on the rst Wednesday of every month at 12 noon for social mingling, with the meeting starting at 12:30 PM. We have Yoga on Mon. mornings 8:30-10 AM. Were mixing it up with di erent DVDs at Zumba on Tues. and urs. mornings at 9 AM. No charge for classes, but we are asking for donations to cover the overhead. Bingo and the Chuck Wagon Caf Stop by the Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club urs. evenings from 5:307:00 PM and check out whats for dinner...eat in or take-out. e ladies will be serving up sandwiches, salads, desserts, hotdogs, sausages and hamburgers. Enjoy a di erent special each week. Round up your family, friends and an appetite.... well see you at the Chuck Wagon, Fri. and Sat., Nov. 16 and 17. Tues. thru Sat. 10 AM -2 PM. and urs. 5 PM -7 PM before Bingo.... en stay and play Bingo. Cards and specials are $1 each and you can play all games for as little as $6. Check our website: www.yiwomansclub.com, follow us on Facebook or call 352/447-2057 for information. Pulled Pork Dinner If youre looking for a di erent place to grab dinner or youre setting up for the Yankeetown Seafood Festival, the Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club is the place to be Fri., Nov. 16 from 5-8 p.m. Stop by the clubhouse turned Old West Chuck Wagon on 56th Street and enjoy a fabulous dinner of locally smoked pulled pork sandwiches with homemade slaw, beans and a drink; $8.00 adults, $5.00 children under 12. If its just a sandwich you want, theyre $4.00. Last year was so successful were adding a second day, before or after you enjoy the Yankeetown Seafood Festival on Sat., Nov. 17, stop by the Clubhouse for lunch from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. e Second To None rift Shoppe will be open both days, so bring your Christmas list and get a jump on your shopping. Youll nd better than Black Friday prices and just maybe, an unexpected item right here in Yankeetown. All proceeds from events and the Second To None rift Shoppe are given back to the community. Inglis Council Meeting Nov. 13 e Town of Inglis next regular Commission meeting will be on Nov. 13 at 6 PM in the Commission Room. City Hall, 135 Hwy. 40 West, Inglis 352/447-2203. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month. Yankeetown Town Meetings Reg. Dec. 3 e November Special Council meeting is Nov. 19 at 7 PM. e next Regular Council meeting is Dec. 3 at 7 PM and the Planning and Zoning meeting is Dec. 4 at 6:30 PM. e next Special Council meeting will be on Dec. 17 at 7 PM. City Hall is at 6241 Harmony Lane, 352/447-2511Cleaning 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. Levy County Community Calendar BRONSONBronson Industrial Planning Committee Meeting Nov. 12 e Bronson Industrial Planning Committee will meet on Mon. Nov. 12 at 6:30 PM at the Dogan Cobb Municipal Building in Bronson.Bronson Town Council Meeting Nov. 19 e next meeting of the Bronson Town Council will be on Mon. Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Dogan S. Cobb Municipal Building. City Hall 352/486-2354.Quit Smoking Now Classes Thru Dec. 18Do you smoke, dip or spit and want to quit? First Baptist Church of Bronson, 460 S. Court Street in Bronson is hosting the Quit Smoking Now classes 6 to 7:30 PM on Tues., Nov. 6 thru Dec. 18, 2012. FREE GROUP SESSIONS with Free Nicotine Patches, Gum or Lozenges provided. is program is sponsored by the Suwannee River Area Health Education Center and the Florida Department of Health. To register call Juanita toll free 1-866-341-2730.Levy County Republican Executive Committee e Levy County Republican Executive Committee meets at 7 PM at the Bronson Restaurant in Bronson, Florida on the 3rd Monday of the month. Come at 6:30 and get a meal Dutch Treat and mingle. www.levyrepublicans.comGreater Bronson Area Chamber of CommerceMembership fees are $25 for individuals and $50 for businesses. We are welcoming new members! If you are interested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or laci_ email@example.com. If you would like more information about joining the Greater Bronson Area Chamber of Commerce or about meeting times, please email firstname.lastname@example.org ARCHERFall Frolics in Archer Nov. 9 e Archer Historical Society will be sponsoring a Fall Frolics in downtown Archer on Fri., Nov. 9 from 5 PM to 8:30 PM. e A.H.S. invites you to come and celebrate the coming of fall with this fun new public event. No event or exhibit space fee is required to participate but participants are required to register with the committee prior to the event. Food, games, and entertainment are planned. For information or application, contact J. Braley at 352/672-4660 or Mary Hope 352/495-2130. OTTER CREEKOtter Creek Council Meeting Nov. 19 e Otter Creek Town Council will conduct their regular meeting on Mon. Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall.GAINESVILLEQuilt Exhibition at Trinity United Methodist Church Thru Jan. 6Join the Quilters of Alachua County Day Guild (QACDG) at Trinity United Methodist Church quilt exhibition, located at 4000 NW 53rd Avenue in Gainesville, that includes quilts that go on beds, quilts that hang on walls, and ber art creations in a showcase. e quilts and other works of ber art will remain on display in the churchs art gallery through Sun., Jan. 6. Art gallery hours are Mon. through urs., 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fri. from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sun., 8 a.m. to noon. e gallery is closed Saturday. For more information, contact Judy Kavanagh, (386) 518-6402, or Grace TeSelle, art exhibit committee, (352) 3728673, at Trinity United Methodist Church, (352) 376-6615.CEDAR KEYCedar Key Arts Center November 2012 WorkshopsSeeing Christies Mission, the seasons rst Gallery Show will open this Saturday evening at the Cedar Key Arts Center from 4 to 6 PM. It is an Open Community show and prizes will be awarded that evening. Every WednesdayBoat Builders, 9 am., earldorothy@ bellsouth.net Nov. 8 Hot and Twisted Jewelry with Andrea Dennison, 1-4 PM. Nov. 9 Designer Style Beaded Bracelet with Donna Bushnell, 9 AM-12 PM. Limited to 10 students. Contact Donna at email@example.com or 352-493-1807. Nov. 10 Silk Painting with Virginia Stevenson 10 AM-3 PM. Limit 10 participants. Contact Virginia at firstname.lastname@example.org. Nov. 12 & 13Make it/ Take it Leather Gifts with Corrine Ryan 9 AM 12 PM both days. Limited to 10 students. Deadline Nov. 5. Contact Corrine at 352-472-6168. Nov. 14-21 Open Studio: CKAC members to work on their own projects. Gallery Openings: Nov. 3 and Dec. 1Cedar Key Water & Sewer District Meeting Nov. 13 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 Nov. 20 e Cedar Key City Council meets every third Tues. at 7 p.m. at the Cedar Key City Hall with the next meeting on Nov. 20. e Cedar Key Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) meets the rst Levy County Saltwater and Freshwater Tides DAY HIGH TIDE HEIGHT SUNRISE MOON % MOON /LOW TIME /FEET SUNSET TIME VISIBLECedar KeyTh 8 Low 2:28 AM 1.3 6:51 AM Rise 1:11 AM 41 8 High 8:26 AM 3 5:41 PM Set 1:58 PM 8 Low 2:53 PM 0.8 8 High 9:16 PM 3.2 F 9 Low 3:40 AM 0.8 6:52 AM Rise 2:10 AM 31 9 High 9:47 AM 3.1 5:41 PM Set 2:34 PM 9 Low 3:55 PM 0.9 9 High 10:02 PM 3.5 Sa 10 Low 4:40 AM 0.3 6:52 AM Rise 3:11 AM 21 10 High 10:56 AM 3.3 5:40 PM Set 3:13 PM 10 Low 4:50 PM 1 10 High 10:44 PM 3.7 Su 11 Low 5:33 AM -0.2 6:53 AM Rise 4:15 AM 13 11 High 11:56 AM 3.4 5:39 PM Set 3:55 PM 11 Low 5:40 PM 1 11 High 11:24 PM 3.9 M 12 Low 6:23 AM -0.6 6:54 AM Rise 5:22 AM 6 12 High 12:51 PM 3.5 5:39 PM Set 4:41 PM 12 Low 6:26 PM 1.1 Tu 13 High 12:04 AM 4.1 6:55 AM Rise 6:30 AM 1 13 Low 7:10 AM -0.9 5:38 PM Set 5:32 PM 13 High 1:42 PM 3.5 13 Low 7:11 PM 1.2 W 14 High 12:45 AM 4.3 6:55 AM Rise 7:39 AM 0 14 Low 7:58 AM -1 5:38 PM Set 6:30 PM 14 High 2:33 PM 3.5 14 Low 7:54 PM 1.3 Suwannee River EntranceTh 8 Low 2:46 AM 1.2 6:51 AM Rise 1:12 AM 41 8 High 8:32 AM 2.6 5:41 PM Set 1:58 PM 8 Low 3:11 PM 0.8 8 High 9:22 PM 2.8 F 9 Low 3:58 AM 0.8 6:52 AM Rise 2:11 AM 31 9 High 9:53 AM 2.7 5:41 PM Set 2:35 PM 9 Low 4:13 PM 0.9 9 High 10:08 PM 3.1 Sa 10 Low 4:58 AM 0.3 6:53 AM Rise 3:12 AM 21 10 High 11:02 AM 2.9 5:40 PM Set 3:13 PM 10 Low 5:08 PM 0.9 10 High 10:50 PM 3.3 Su 11 Low 5:51 AM -0.2 6:54 AM Rise 4:16 AM 13 11 High 12:02 PM 3 5:40 PM Set 3:55 PM 11 Low 5:58 PM 0.9 11 High 11:30 PM 3.4 M 12 Low 6:41 AM -0.6 6:55 AM Rise 5:23 AM 6 12 High 12:57 PM 3.1 5:39 PM Set 4:41 PM 12 Low 6:44 PM 1 Tu 13 High 12:10 AM 3.6 6:55 AM Rise 6:31 AM 1 13 Low 7:28 AM -0.9 5:39 PM Set 5:33 PM 13 High 1:48 PM 3.1 13 Low 7:29 PM 1.1 W 14 High 12:51 AM 3.8 6:56 AM Rise 7:40 AM 0 14 Low 8:16 AM -0.9 5:38 PM Set 6:30 PM 14 High 2:39 PM 3.1 14 Low 8:12 PM 1.2 Withlacoochee River EntranceTh 8 Low 3:23 AM 1.2 6:49 AM Rise 1:10 AM 41 8 High 8:33 AM 2.7 5:40 PM Set 1:56 PM 8 Low 3:48 PM 0.8 8 High 9:23 PM 2.9 F 9 Low 4:35 AM 0.8 6:50 AM Rise 2:09 AM 31 9 High 9:54 AM 2.8 5:40 PM Set 2:33 PM 9 Low 4:50 PM 0.9 9 High 10:09 PM 3.2 Sa 10 Low 5:35 AM 0.3 6:51 AM Rise 3:10 AM 21 10 High 11:03 AM 3 5:39 PM Set 3:12 PM 10 Low 5:45 PM 0.9 10 High 10:51 PM 3.4 Su 11 Low 6:28 AM -0.2 6:52 AM Rise 4:14 AM 13 11 High 12:03 PM 3.1 5:39 PM Set 3:54 PM 11 Low 6:35 PM 0.9 11 High 11:31 PM 3.5 M 12 Low 7:18 AM -0.6 6:53 AM Rise 5:21 AM 6 12 High 12:58 PM 3.2 5:38 PM Set 4:40 PM 12 Low 7:21 PM 1 Tu 13 High 12:11 AM 3.7 6:53 AM Rise 6:29 AM 1 13 Low 8:05 AM -0.9 5:38 PM Set 5:32 PM 13 High 1:49 PM 3.2 13 Low 8:06 PM 1.1 W 14 High 12:52 AM 3.9 6:54 AM Rise 7:38 AM 0 14 Low 8:53 AM -0.9 5:37 PM Set 6:29 PM 14 High 2:40 PM 3.2 14 Low 8:49 PM 1.2 continued on page 3BWeather Forecast http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/bronson/32621/daily-weather-forecast/332291 STEERS: LOW HIGH AVG LAST WEEK 150-199 120.00 262.50 195.69 184.00 200-249 120.00 235.00 202.79 188.27 250-299 125.00 230.00 189.58 191.77 300-349 118.00 205.00 174.68 170.35 350-399 118.00 184.00 151.19 156.11 400-449 118.00 164.00 147.08 148.64 450-499 118.00 150.00 140.72 139.19 500-549 120.00 148.00 135.00 130.68 550-699 122.00 123.00 122.33 125.67 600-649 120.00 126.00 123.00 123.50 HEIFERS LOW HIGH AVG LAST WEEK 150-199 120.00 255.00 178.38 152.80 200-249 120.00 180.00 178.38 148.09 250-299 117.502 15.00 152.60 148.33 300-349 120.00 175.00 146.52 145.93 350-399 125.00 156.00 145.80 136.97 400-449 120.00 160.00 138.83 130.57 450-499 120.00 136.00 126.00 128.50 500-549 120.00 138.00 125.11 124.25 COWS LOW HIGH AVG LAST WEEK 600-799 55.00 112.00 71.92 78.28 800-999 57.00 120.00 84.64 73.70 1000-1199 67.50 114.00 82.10 75.20 1200-1399 69.00 84.00 79.21 77.39 1400-1599 74.00 82.00 79.71 76.92 1600-1999 79.50 87.00 80.75 NO DATA BULLS LOW HIGH AVG LAST WEEK 1000-1500 70.00 99.50 90.63 95.08 1500-UP 87.50 100.00 96.75 87.17 PAIRS LOW HIGH AVG LAST WEEK 825.00 1140.00 1031.67 24.62 TOTAL 612.00North Florida Livestock MarketWednesday October 3, 2012Compared to last week, slaughter cattle were a little stonger. Yearlings were fairly steady to a tgouch stronger. Sunshine Cattle and Eugene Carter III topped the slaughter bull market with $100.00 both brought by Brown Packing Co. Myron Lee topped the dlaughter cow market at $90.00 bought by Central Beef. Milo St. John of Live Oak, FL topped the replacement cow market with $120.00 bought by Jack Burney. D&M Livestock of Green Cove Springs, FL sold the high pair at $1140.00 bought by Jack Burney and the high price yearling went to Foy Reynolds Cattle Co. at $262.50 sold by Neil Smith of Palatka, FL. Check us out on the web at www.north oridalivestock. com for our market report, news and upcoming events or drop us a line at n email@example.com Casey
The Levy County Journal 3BNovember 8, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 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 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 352/3427525. 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 Nov. 20 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 Nov. 20. City Hall is at 50 NW Main Street, Williston, 352/528-3060.AARP Chapter 912Attention Crafters! AARP Chapter 912 is sponsoring a Christmas Craft Bazaar in Heritage Park on Sat., Nov. 10, 9 AM 4 PM. Reasonable space rates. For information call 528-3323. In lieu of the regular meeting, AARP Chapter 912 will be participating in the Veterans Day Parade in Williston on Mon., Nov. 12. For information call 528-3323.Levy County Autism Support Group Nov. 27Autism 4 Parents & Understanding U are hosting monthly meetings on the last Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 40 NW 1st Street in Williston. For more information: 352/529-1010. Each month a new topic is introduced and valuable resources are shared. Our online web site for information is: www.autism4parents.org/OCALALions Club Military & Service Dog Committee Dinner Nov. 9On Fri. Nov. 9 the Ocala Lions Club Military and Service Dog Committee will hold the Fifth Annual Spaghetti Dinner and Auction to bene t the sher House and Americas VetDogs at Our Place Lounge, 7651 SW Hwy 200 in the Circle Square Plaza staring at 5 PM. Dinner is $15/person and served from 6 to 7:30 PM. For further information contact Bill omas at 352/2912600 or email: billtom7522@c .rr.com or Phyllis Rankin at 352/362-1905. Donations will be greatly appreciated.Tomorrows Equestrian Center Charity Auction Nov. 10 e 7th Annual Charity Auction & BBQ for TEC will be held on Sat. Nov. 10 at United Hay Sales, 13101 W Hwy 326 in Ocala. Dinner tickets are $8 or reserve a table for 10 to $100. Take out available. Auction service donated by D. Frank Gray AU-1692. BBQ and preview at noon; auction at 2 PM with a silent auction at 3:30 PM. Bull chip bingo $5/land deed at 3 PM. Stick Horse barrel race at 2:30 PM. Come to the corner of 326 and Hwy 27 and have fun while helping out the erapeutic Riding Program in Williston. 352/528-3445 or firstname.lastname@example.orgDUNNELLONRainbow Springs Rainbow Springs State Park Autumn EventsFine Art Show and Sale Local artists will be in all the pavilions at Rainbow Springs State Park on Nov. 17 and 18 for their Fall Show and Sale from 10 AM. until 4 PM. Each year local artists display their creations overlooking the beautiful Rainbow Springs. Show will include framed oils, watercolors, and acrylics, browse boxes with originals and prints, beautiful jewelry, and smaller items. A portion of each sale is donated to help the Friends of Rainbow Springs State Park in their support of the park. Admission is $2.00; children 5 and under are free. For information call 352/4658555.CITRUS COUNTYHolidaze Crafters of Hernando UMC Show Nov. 9-10 e Holidaze Crafters of Hernando United Methodist Church are opening the church to crafters from all over for the annual Holidaze Craft Sale. ere are over 25 exhibitors ready to bring you exciting and unique handmade items, made in the USA! e date is Fri. Nov. 9 and Sat. Nov. 10, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition, the Hernando UMC Women will be selling delicious home-baked goods to raise money for missions. e church is located in Citrus County at 2125 E. Norvell Bryant Hwy (Rt 486) in Hernando, Fla. 34442AARP Driver Safety Classes Veteran SpecialFrom Nov. 1 30 all active duty, retired, guard or reserve military personnel and their dependents may take the AARP Driver Safety classroom course for free or the online course for 50% o For November, the fee is waived for the above listed Community Calendar continued from page 2BAround the Nature Coast WWII Vets and Proud of It Meeting Nov. 8World War II Vets and Proud of It will meet urs. Nov. 8 at the Moose Lodge #325, 8231 NW 167 PL., Fanning Springs at 11:30 AM. From Hwy 19-98 in Fanning Springs you turn East at the Sugar Shack Storage Units and on the left side of the street about a block down is the Moose Lodge. Please bring a caregiver, spouse or fellow veteran and join us. If you have any questions please call Virginia Lewis, 352/5282310.Medicare Part C (Health) and Part D (Drug) Plan 2012 Annual Enrollment Period for 2013 Mon., Oct 15 Fri., Dec 7, 2012SHINE, a volunteer program with the FL Dept of Elder A airs, is here to assist you in making the best informed decision for your 2013 Medicare Part D Drug Plan or Medicare Advantage Plan. Each site will have a short presentation followed by individual counseling. SHINE provides free, unbiased, and con dential counseling. Low Income Medicare bene ciaries should ask about Extra Help (LIS) to help pay for your 2013 Medicare Prescription Drug Plan costs. Bring your Medicare Card, your 2012 Plan card (if any), and all your Prescription drug bottles or a 90 day listing of your prescriptions from your pharmacy. Please call 1-800-262-2243 for a site near you or to be referred to a SHINE volunteer. Levy County Bronson Wed. Dec. 5 1:30-4:00 PM Bronson Public Library Chie and Wed, Nov. 21 1:30-4:30 PM Chie and Senior Center Tues, Dec. 4 1:30-4:30 PM Chie and Senior Center Williston Wed, Dec. 5 9:00-Noon Williston Public Library Yankeetown Wed, Nov. 14 :00-Noon AF Knotts Library (Yankeetown) Sat/Sun, Nov. 17/18 All Day Yankeetown Seafood Festival Wed, Dec. 12th 10:00-Noon AF Knotts Library (Yankeetown) Gilchrist County Bell Wed, Nov. 21 10:00-Noon Bell Community Center Trenton Wed, Nov. 14 9:00-Noon Trenton Public Library Wed, Nov. 28 9:00-Noon Trenton Public Library Wed, Dec 12 9:00-Noon Trenton Public Library Dixie County Cross City Wed, Nov. 14 1:30-5:00 PM Cross City Public Library Wed, Nov. 28 1:30-5:00 PM Cross City Public Library Wed, Dec 12 1:30-4:00 PM Cross City Public LibraryWTBH 25TH Anniversary Concert Nov. 10 Get ready for a night of celebration! Its the WTBH 25th Anniversary Concert! Sat., Nov. 10th @ 6 p.m. at the Chie and High School Auditorium. Featuring the 2010 Duet of the Year BACK HOME along with Diamond Award Nominee for Christian Country Group of the YearRED ROOTS! Also appearing is local group-RAFTER CROSS BAND of Cross Brand Cowboy Church. WTBH is celebrating 25 years on the air and we want you to be a part of it! eres NO admission charge, a love o ering will be received. ere will be door prizes, special recognition and, of course, lots of great gospel music! For more information please call 352/493-2650 or 352/221-2855. Levy County Veterans Day Parade Nov. 12 is year the city of Williston is hosting the 3rd Annual Levy County Veterans Day Celebration on Mon. Nov. 12 with the parade starting at 11 AM behind Williston High School and ending at the north end of Heritage Park on NW Main Street for the Celebration ceremony and other Veterans Day activities in honor of those who have served. Every year a di erent city in Levy County hosts the Celebration to honor our veterans who have kept us free in this great country by their service. Come and celebrate this year in Williston to say thank you to a veteran. If you are interested in participating call City Clerk Frances Taylor at 352/528-3060 or email: email@example.com. .us Nature Coast Business Dev. Council Nov. 13 e Nature Coast Business Development Council will conduct its regular monthly meeting 9:00 AM Tues. Nov. 13 at Workforce Connections Levy Resource Center, 109 NW 3rd Ave., Chie and. Each meeting, the board discusses economic development projects it is working on, and the Executive Director gives a progress report on activities and accomplishments. Anyone wishing to speak at the meeting can contact the Executive Director to be placed on the agenda. (352) 493-6797 or email firstname.lastname@example.orgSRWMD Surplus Land Committee Meeting Nov. 13 e Suwannee River Water Management District Surplus Land Committee is meeting on Tues. Nov. 13 at district headquarters at 9225 CR 49 in Live Oak, FL 32060; (386) 362-1001. On the Agenda is: Status of Lands Currently Listed; Status of Exchanges; Additional Surplus Land Opportunities; Discussion of Generation of Revenue in the Management of District Lands; and Continuation of Meeting Schedule.SRWMD Governing Board Meetings Nov. 15 & 16On urs., Nov. 15, the Suwannee River Water Management Districts Governing Board will meet at 9 a.m. at the Perry Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 601 Everett Way, Perry, FL 32348. e meeting is to consider District business and conduct public hearings on regulatory, real estate and other various matters. e governing board will participate in a tour of Buckeye following the meeting. On Fri., Nov. 16, the Governing Board will meet at 8:30 a.m. at Fiddlers Restaurant, 1306 SE Riverside Drive, Steinhatchee, FL 32359 for a District Programs Workshop. All meetings, workshops and hearings are open to the public.Levy County Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board Meeting Nov. 15 e Levy County Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board announces its next meeting will be on urs., Nov. 15 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 email@example.com.Grand Opening of CF Welding Facility Nov. 15 e College of Central Florida will hold a grand opening for its Welding Technology Center at the CF Jack Wilkinson Levy Campus with Sen. Charlie Dean as guest speaker. e grand opening is urs., Nov. 15, from 4 to 5 p.m., 7631 N.W. 151st Lane, Chie and. e new location provides facilities to increase CFs enrollment from 15 part-time students to a maximum of 45 full-time students per semester. Currently, 12 are enrolled full-time in day classes and 15 are enrolled full-time in evening classes. RSVP for the grand opening to Rebecca Busby, busbyr@ cf.edu or 352-493-9533.Fla. Long-term Care Ombudsman Meeting Nov. 15Floridas Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program needs volunteers to join its corps of dedicated advocates who protect the rights of elders residing in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult family care homes. All interested individuals who care about protecting the health, safety, welfare and rights of long-term care facility residents -who often have no one else to advocate for them -are encouraged to call toll-free (888) 831-0404 or visit the programs Web site at http://ombudsman.my orida.com. e local council will meet on Nov. 15 at 12:30 p.m. at Haven Hospice of North Central Florida, 4200 NW 90th Boulevard in Gainesville to discuss the programs current activities and give the public a chance to provide comments about long-term care facility issues. A short video introducing the program will play 15 minutes prior to the meeting.Cross Creek Festival Nov. 17 e Cross Creek Festival will be held on Sat. Nov. 17 from 9 AM to 4 PM at the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Park on S.C. Road 325 to bene t the Cross Creek Volunteer Fire Department to purchase a water tanker for quickly dousing local res. ere will be fun for the whole family with breakfast (sausage pancake sandwich), Florida food, arts & crafts vendors, bake sale, baking contest, a turkey shoot and entertainment. Also a yard sale at Station 31. For more information call 352/466-3353 and leave a message or email: crosscreek firstname.lastname@example.org Download a booth application at: www.crosscreekfestival.com if you would like to be a vendor. Help us put out local res.Family Movie at the Library Starts Nov. 19Fun family movie at the library events are free and everyone young and old is invited to attend. Mark your calendars for the 2012 Disney movie Brave. Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida de es a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse. is movie is rated PG and has a running time of 100 minutes. Please contact your local librarian for more information. Bronson Public Library Mon., Nov. 19, 2012 at 5 PM. Williston Public Library urs., Nov. 29, 2012 at 5 PM. Luther Callaway Public Library (Chie and) Fri., Nov. 30, 2012 at 5 PM.LGREA Meeting Nov. 19Twenty-one persons attended the Levy/Gilchrist Retired Educators Assoc. meeting at the Capital City Bank in Chie and on Oct. 15. ese included Cindy Roach and Robert O. Hastings, both candidates for Superintendent of Levy County Schools, along with Christie McElroy and Robert Rankin who are candidates for Superintendent of Gilchrist County Schools. Each candidate was given an opportunity to express their vision for the county they will represent if elected. Other visitors were Carol Stevens and Marilyn Barnes from FREA, District IV, who informed the group about activities, products, trips and membership. Both urged all persons to get out and vote in the upcoming election. After a few brief committee reports, the meeting was adjourned until Nov. 19 when the group will meet at Beef O Bradys in Chie and. e December meeting is tentatively scheduled for the Ivy House Restaurant in Williston. Delia M. Long, LGREA ReporterLevy County BoCC Nov. 20 e Levy County Board of County Commissioners will meet on Tues. Nov. 20 at 9 AM in the meeting room in the courthouse located at 355 S. Court Street in Bronson. Clay Landing Days at Manatee Springs Nov. 23 24Clay Landing Days celebrates the living history of Manatee Springs, a rst magnitude spring, this year on Fri. Nov. 23 and Sat. Nov. 24 from 10 AM to 4 PM hosted by the Florida Dept. of Environmental Protections Manatee Springs Park along with the Friends of Manatee Springs (the parks citizen support organization). Manatee Springs State Park is located at 11650 NW 115th Street in Chie and. Clay Landing Days will feature rides through the north trail system where visitors will experience the lifestyle of early settlers and Seminole Indians. One of the rides is accessible to persons with disabilities with little or no assistance, including wheelchairs. is fun ride and journey into the past will bear witness to survival skills used by Native Americans and pioneers alike to learn how they lived, what clothing they wore and how food was prepared over camp res. If you master communication with them, you may even get to sample tasty morsels. On Saturday there will be a music performance done by local Suwannee Cracker, Bill Roberson. Clay Landing Days activities are free with a paid park admission of $6 per carload of up to eight people. Breakfast will be available to park visitors for a $3.00 donation per person. For more information please call the park at 352/4936072 or visit www.FloridaStateParks.org. Continued on page 11B
The Levy County Journal4BNovember 8, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 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 Otter Creek Baptist ChurchBro. Jason Jones, PastorServices ... SundaySunday School 9:00 am Worship 10:00 am WednesdayDinner 5:30 pm Awanas 6:00 pm Worship 7:00 pm171 SW 3rd Street Otter Creek 352-486-2112 Pine Grove Baptist Church16655 N. W. CR-339 Trenton, Florida 32693352-463-2151www.pgbcfl.net Blended Worship ........................................................ 8:00 a.m. Sunday School ............................................................ 9:15 a.m. Contemporary Worship ............................................. 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship ......................................................... 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Night Services: AWANA ...................................................................... 6:30 p.m. 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 Pastor Josh Ryals, Music ObituariesFinding Peace in this Three Ring Circus Ellzey UnitedMethodist ChurchCorner of 336 & Hwy 24 Worship Service ............ 11 a.m. Sunday School. ...............10 a.m.Pastor Doug Fleming Before I met the Prince of Peace, I was the king of Road Rage. ankfully that Old Me has long since passed away. I reckon its been several years now since I pulled over and threatened to whoop anybody. You see, when Jesus came into my life He directed me to spend my transit time in prayer, probably guring it would help keep the casket lid down on my former nature long enough for me to see my way home. Yet, I must admit, there have been times I felt a resurrection coming onlike this morning, when some fellow passed me on the shoulder and broke line. Wisely I took a deep breath and tried to remain calm. I didnt even try to call down re from heaven or anything; although I may have bent the steering wheel a little. As I was praying for this Bozo I noticed the metal bed frame he was hauling in the back of his fancy new truck had come undone. One rail was now swinging freely outside of the bed. It was about to put a disastrous scratch in his shiny new paint. I conceded the decent thing to do would be to tell him. However, I perceived it would be a terribly awkward advancement for me to pull alongside him at this junction. So I decided to wait until we got to a red light. By the time we did, my mind had wandered a bit, and I plumb forgot to pull alongside of the guy. Other cars had lled in. ats okay, I thought, Ill get him at the next light. After the green I swung out to his left and rolled my window down. e Bozo looked at me like I was crazy, and then he ran right through the next yellow light like he was late for the circus! Oh well. Maybe the Lord will get somebody else to tell him. Of course Im not going to lose a lot of sleep over Bozos paint job, but I have had similar experiences in my Christian witness that have really topped my list of regrets. You see, sadly, too many times Ive taken that same Oh well attitude with regards to my responsibility to share the Gospel. e Holy Spirit will often point out some poor fellow, zipping through life, breaking all of Gods laws, in the hopes that I will help him. Yet, how many times have I just stuck my nose up in the air and laughed at the poor clown? e devils always quick to help me justify myself with something like, It would be a terribly awkward advancement for you to pull alongside him at this junction. However, hes also out to make sure some of those folks dont get another chance. Maybe they wont even make it through the next light! I realize witnessing can be a very scary proposition. I certainly dont feel quali ed to be Gods spokesman. I dont know anybody that does. However, 2 Corinthians 5:17-6:10 tells us we are all called to be Christs ambassadors. So there is no excuse for being sel sh with the Truth. Im sorry. I cant nd a loop-hole on this. Even if I did I wouldnt tell you. It would only be cheating you out of one of lifes most precious blessings. (I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive. Acts 20:35 KJV) But anywaythat old king of road rage crown needs to stay in moth balls. I need to start telling people about the Prince of Peace. ( e Prince who hung between heaven and earth to make peace between God and man.) e best way to get through this rush hour called life with any peace is to roll down your window and direct somebody else to Jesus. As a Christian Ive been entrusted with the map. God -Guy She eld But Anyway www.butanyway.org Manatee Springs Church of ChristSunday 10 a.m. .............................Bible Study 11 a.m.......................Worship Period 5 p.m. .......................Worship Period Wednesday 7 p.m. ...............................Bible StudyMinister Gene Dumas352-542-0657 or 352-493-7775Our goal is to Speak where the Bible speaks and be silent where the Bible is silent. We seek Bible authority for the things that we believe and practice. 11450 NW 76th Terr., Chieand Church CalendarFish Dinner at Holy Family Catholic Church Nov. 9 e Fish Dinner fried or baked, at Holy Family Catholic Church Parish Hall will be on Friday Nov. 9 from 5 to 7 PM Adults $7, smaller portion $6, children under 12 $4. Lite Lunch is free and will be on Wed. Nov. 14, 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. WTBH 25TH Anniversary Concert Nov. 10Get ready for a night of celebration! Its the WTBH 25th Anniversary Concert! Sat., Nov. 10th @ 6 p.m. at the Chie and High School Auditorium. Featuring the 2010 Duet of the Year BACK HOME along with Diamond Award Nominee for Christian Country Group of the YearRED ROOTS! Also appearing is local group-RAFTER CROSS BAND of Cross Brand Cowboy Church. WTBH is celebrating 25 years on the air and we want you to be a part of it! eres NO admission charge, a love o ering will be received. ere will be door prizes, special recognition and, of course, lots of great gospel music! For more information please call 352/493-2650 or 352/221-2855. Turning Point Craft & Bake Sale Nov. 10 e Turning Point Ministry will hold a Craft and Bake Sale at our facility on Dairy Road (CR 341) near Trenton. e Sale will be held on Sat., Nov, 10 from 8 AM until 2 PM. In addition to the sale, a Continental Breakfast and Lunch will be made available. Many di erent crafts and foods will be displayed for your shopping experience. All proceeds will be used to support the Ministry. Please call Helen Reid at 352/210-1345 or the Ministry o ce at 352/463-1882.Bronson United Methodist Church Events e Bronson United Methodist Church invites you to a free movie including popcorn and soft drinks on Sat., Nov. 10 at 6 PM in the fellowship hall. is months feature is Little Shop of Horrors, a story that answers the question, Can a nerdy orist nd success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant? Stars Rick Moranis and lots of great music. e church is located at 235 S Court Street, Bronson. All are welcome and we hope to see you there! If you need further information, please call 352/486-2281 or 352/486-4094. e Anzonetta Epperson Circle of the Bronson United Methodist Church will be having their annual Christmas Bazaar on Fri., Nov. 16 from 10 AM to 2 PM in the fellowship hall of the church. ere will be hand-crafted items for sale and many home baked goods. ere is always a good selection of cakes, pies, cookies and fudge. We will be o ering a ham and lima bean soup lunch with cornmeal mu n, tea and dessert for just $6.00. ere will be a beautiful hand-made quilt for the ra e this time! Come and start your Christmas shopping early with us. We look forward to seeing you there! For more information please call Phyllis Cowart at 352/486-2860. United Methodist Men Spaghetti Dinner Nov. 10 e United Methodist Men will host a Spaghetti Dinner Sat. Nov. 10 from 5 to 7 PM. Eat in or take-out. e dinner will be served in the Fellowship Hall (basement) of the First United Methodist Church at 707 N. Main St., Chie and. e menu will include spaghetti with meat sauce, and all the xins. A donation of $8 is suggested. Kids 10 and under free.Parsons Memorial Church Yard Sale Nov. 17Parsons Memorial Presbyterian Church, 5850 Riverside Dr. in Yankeetown is holding a Yard Sale on Sat. Nov. 17 from 8 AM to 2 PM. Also included is a Bake sale and hotdogs for lunch. Lots of great deals: clean items and low prices. If you have any items to contribute to the sale, please call 352/447-6004. You can drop them o at the church from Nov 12 thru 15. Church 447-2506; Contact Person Lisa Brown 352/4893528.continued on page 5B WILLIE ROBERTA WATERSON THOMPSONApril 6, 1916 October 28, 2012 Willie Roberta Waterson ompson passed away on Sunday, October 28, 2012 at Haven Hospice in Chie and, Florida at the age of 96. Willie was born in Ft. Myers, Florida to Docia Futch and Robert Young on ursday, April 6, 1916. Willie lived many years of her life in Hialeah, Florida. In 1986 she moved to Chie and and resided a block away from her sister, Elvira Westbury and her husband Arthur Westbury. Willie was married to Ira Ephraim Buck ompson for about 50 years. She has been a devoted Seventh Day Adventist for many years and was a current member of the Cross City Seventh Day Adventist Church. Willie had many talents and hobbies, including being a world traveler, reading, sewing, crafts, crochet, embroidering and completing crossword puzzles. In using one of her skills, sewing, Willie made clothing for those less fortunate. One example of her generosity is that she helped a family with six children. Willie made the clothing for the four girls of that family for many years of their schooling. Before Willie began her 22-year career with Eastern Airlines, as a data processor, she held many di erent types of jobs. During WWII Willie was a welder and worked in a laundromat. Willie always enjoyed working with her hands and helping others. Willie is survived by her sister, Elvira Westbury and her brother in-law, Arthur Westbury; four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews. Willies delightful spirit, even at 96 years of age, will be greatly missed. A memorial service was held on Saturday, November 3, 2012, at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Home in Chie and at 3 p.m. JULIE MARIE OVERSTREETSeptember 24, 1982 October 30, 2012 Our child from heaven has gone to be with the Lord. Julie Marie Overstreet of Bell passed away at her home October 30, 2012 at the age of 30. Born in Gainesville on September 24, 1982, she has spent her life in this area. She attended First Baptist Church in Trenton when she was able. Julie was a 2001 graduate of Trenton High School where she received 4-H awards and participated in Special Olympics Bowling. She enjoyed country music, doing crafts, baking and cake decorating, and decorating the house for holidays. Julie was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, John E. and Julia H. Gillis; great-grandmother, Julia H. Mikell; paternal grandmother, Orrie Mae Meyers; grandfather, Walter Early Overstreet; and great-grandmother Maria Williams. She is survived by her parents, Wayne M. and Patricia Overstreet, Sr; brother and sister-in-law Wayne M. and Elish Plank Overstreet, Jr.; niece, Breannia Marie Overstreet; nephew, Wayne M. Overstreet, III; all of Bell and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral Service was Monday, November 5, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services in Chie and with Pastor Ottis Burke. Jr o ciating. Burial will follow at Shiloh Cemetery in Cedar Key. Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 352-493-0050 is honored to serve the Overstreet family. Condolences may be o ered by
The Levy County Journal 5BNovember 8, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Obituaries continued from page 4Bvisiting our website at www.hiers-baxley.comHYDRICK A. BROWN JR.Hydrick A. Hydi Brown, Jr, passed away October 30, 2012 at his home in Bronson. He was born in Lakeland, Florida to the late Hydrick, Sr and Fannie Brown. He moved to Levy County in 1994 from Valrico, Florida. He was a brick mason and enjoyed shing, reading, war stories, making cabinets and gardening. Mr. Brown proudly served his country in the US Navy. Mr. Brown is survived by his wife, Sarah G. Brown of Bronson; daughter, Sharon (Clayton) Wygant of Chie and and Colleen Brown of Virginia; son, Lee Brown; great uncle, Frank Warsick of New Port Richey; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Graveside services were held Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Hillsborough Memorial Gardens in Brandon. Visitation was Friday from 6:00 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 352-493-0050 is honored to serve the Brown family. Condolences may be o ered by visiting our website at www.hiers-baxley.comALEX F. AMADIONovember 19, 1928 October 30, 2012 Alex F. Amadio of Miami Beach, Florida passed away at the age of 83 on October 30, 2012. He was born on November 19, 1928 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Alexander and Anna Amadio. He started to practice medicine in 1955 after graduating from Hahneman University in 1954. He went on to work at Williston Hospital and Oakview Nursing Home for many years. He also worked with Dr. Martin in Williston, Florida. He moved to Miami in 1991 from Stuart. He then went on to work for Jackson Memorial Hospital for 18 years. Mr. Amadio was of the Catholic faith and a member of St. Patricks Catholic Church, Miami. He enjoyed sports cars, boats, reading and spending time with family. Mr. Amadio is survived by his wife of 22 years, Joyce Amadio; sons Richard Lowe (Nicole), and omas Amadio and his granddaughter Olivia. Visitation was held on ursday, November 1, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Williston. Funeral Mass was at 3:00 p.m. with Father Robert Trujillo o ciating. Interment followed at Orange Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Knau Funeral HomeWilliston.THOMAS A. MARTINJanuary 17, 1934 October 31, 2012 omas A. Martin of Chie and passed away October 31, 2012 at his home at the age of 78. He was born in Rockwood, Tennessee on January 17, 1934 to the late Andrew and Imogene Martin. He was a business owner and operator of several di erent businesses. Mr. Martin proudly served his country in the US Navy and was a member of the Elks Lodge for 38 years. Mr. Martin is survived by his wife, Martha Martin of Chie and; sons Donn (Melody) Martin of Port Orange and Josh Martin of Chie and; granddaughters: Kayla Rose (Josh) Heinz, Kallie Elizabeth Martin and Rachel Ann Martin, all of Florida. Funeral services were held Friday, November 2, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida. Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 352-493-0050 is honored to serve the Martin family. Condolences may be o ered by visiting our website at www.hiers-baxley.comMALCOLM KENNETH JONESMr. Malcolm Kenneth Jones of Horseshoe Beach, Florida, passed away ursday, November 1, 2012 at the age of 85. Mr. Jones moved to Horseshoe Beach in 2009 from Brevard, North Carolina where he was a member of St. Phillips Episcopal Church and the Brevard Country Club. He currently attended St. Albans Episcopal Church in Chie and, Florida. He served in the United States Navy V-5 program in World War II, a program that trained Navy pilots. He retired as Court Administrator for the 7th Judicial Circuit Court in Deland and also served, for a period of time, as the acting County Administrator for Volusia County. He was a former Rotarian in Deland and a member of C-Brats Boat Club and Deland Yacht Club. After moving to Horseshoe Beach he organized the 1st parade in Horseshoe Beach 2 years ago during the Spring Festival sponsored by the Horseshoe Library. He enjoyed boating, taking short tours in his boat and was involved in Klan Anderson formerly serving as secretary, an organization exploring his Scottish heritage. In years past he enjoyed hunting, hiking and camping, serving as an o cer of the Carolina Mountain Club and worked on the Appalachian Trail. Mr. Jones is survived by his wife of 40 years, Jeanne C. Jones; sons, Stephen Ross (Deborah) Jones of Jacksonville and Kenneth (Tammy) Jones of New Smyrna Beach; daughters, Laura (Dennis) Wigglesworth of Horseshoe Beach, Julia Taube of Gainesville and Janice Sharpstein of St. Augustine; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A memorial service was held Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Rick Gooding Funeral Home Chapel with Father Harold Ritchey o ciating. In lieu of owers the family requested that donations be made to the Horseshoe Beach Library, Horseshoe Beach, Florida. Arrangements were placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352-498-5400.JOE RICKER July 28, 1968 November 2, 2012Joe Swamp ing Ricker of Chie and passed away Nov. 2, 2012 in Tampa at the age of 44 as a result of injuries sustained in a tra c accident. He was born in Maine on July 28, 1968 but has spent most his life in this area. Joe was a truck driver and enjoyed coon hunting, bon res and spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife, Drema Ricker of Chie and; sons, Johnathan Ricker of Virginia and Kevin Ricker of Chie and; step-daughters, Ti any Smith and Rosa Smith, and step-son, Lane Larkin, all of Chie and; mother, Ethel Ricker of Bell; sister, Melanie (Kenneth) Bass of Bell; sistersin-law, Shelba Pierce of Chie and and Tammy Guillmette of Tampa; brother-in-law, James (Lois) Wells of Trenton; several nieces and nephews and his R.D.H. Trucking Family of Lake City. Joes Day will take place on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at his home, 9491 NW 75th Avenue, Chie and, FL 32626. In lieu of owers the family has requested that you make a donation to the charity of your choice. Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 1301 N. Young Blvd., Chie and, FL 32626, 352-493-0050 is honored to serve the Ricker family. Condolences may be o ered by visiting our website at www.hiers-baxley.com 4 WEEKS FOR ONLY $20!Its Our Journal 20/20 Special: Your Ad of 20 Words or Less for 4 Consecutive Weeks, No Changes. $20, 10¢ Each Additional Word. Email classi eds@ levyjournal.comClassi ed Ads anksgiving Bake SaleProceeds will bene t our local Haven HospiceCare and Compassion when needed most.Desserts by Some of the Areas Famous Cooks! Wednesday, Nov. 21 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 1627 N. Young Blvd. Faye Sache Paige Brookins Linda Jones Jenny Smith Sara Hudson Judy Hudson Marcia St. John Sonya Anderson Lisa Beach Carol Jones Cindy Hardee Merci Bingaman Marilee King Laura Smith Christine Smith Tricia Eplee Melissa Lott Brenda Queen Cheryll Jones Susie Bruner Avilene Smith Josephine Cowart Joan Smith Chanda Jordan Rebecca Madden Blanche Arrington Abbie Gilliam Doris Standridge B.J. Whistler Ramona Beauchamp Drummond Bank Employees and More 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 By Kay LouderSocial Security District Manager, Gainesville Hunting season is open. Rather than hunting for game, may we recommend setting your sights for the Part D Medicare prescription drug plan thats best for you? Youll have more time than usual this year, because open season is lasting longer than usual.If you currently are enrolled in Medicare and are considering changes to your Medicare Part D plan, act now. e open season runs from October 15 to December 7. e Medicare Part D prescription drug program is available to all Medicare bene ciaries to help with the cost of medications. Joining a Medicare prescription drug plan is voluntary, and participants pay an additional monthly premium for the coverage. While all Medicare bene ciaries can participate in the prescription drug program, some people with limited income and resources also are eligible for Extra Help to pay for monthly premiums, annual deductibles, and prescription co-payments. e Extra Help is estimated to be worth about $4,000 per year. Many people qualify for these big savings and dont even know it. To gure out whether you are eligible for the Extra Help Social Security needs to know your income and the value of any savings, investments, and real estate (other than the home you live in). To qualify, you must be receiving Medicare and have: Income limited to $16,755 for an individual or $22,695 for a married couple living together. Even if your annual income is higher, you still may be able to get some help with monthly premiums, annual deductibles, and prescription co-payments. Some examples where your income may be higher include if you or your spouse: Support other family members who live with you; Have earnings from work; or Live in Alaska or Hawaii; and Resources limited to $13,070 for an individual or $26,120 for a married couple living together. Resources include such things as bank accounts, stocks, and bonds. We do not count your house or car as resources.You can complete an easy-to-use online application for Extra Help at www.socialsecurity. gov. Click on Medicare on the top right side of the page. en click on Get Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs. To apply by phone or have an application mailed to you, call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778) and ask for the Application for Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs (SSA-1020). Or go to your nearest Social Security o ce. And if you would like more information about the Medicare Part D prescription drug program, visit www.medicare.gov or call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227; TTY 1-877-486-2048). So this open season, hunt for something that could put an extra $4,000 in your pocket bag the best Medicare prescription drug plan for you and see if you qualify for the Extra Help through Social Security. ats a trophy worth displaying in your den.The Hunt for Medicare Part D e time change in November signals changes in landscape irrigation measures within the Suwannee River Water Management District (District). With the start of Standard Time on Sunday, Nov. 4, lawn and landscape irrigation was limited to one day per week for residents and others within the Districts 15-county region. e Districts year-round landscape irrigation measures limit watering to two days per week during Daylight Saving Time and once weekly during Standard Time. Residents may choose which day to water but not between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. and only as much as their landscape needs. e limits on landscape irrigation are part of an ongoing e ort to help address water needs within the District. e measures apply to residential landscaping, public or commercial recreation areas, and public and commercial businesses that arent regulated by a District-issued permit. e limits apply to those who receive water from utilities, private wells, or surface water. However, they do not apply to users of reclaimed water or water captured in rain barrels. e time change presents a great opportunity to conserve water since in the cooler months grasses and landscapes need to be watered less frequently, For more information about the landscape irrigation measures or to learn more about how to conserve, visit www. mysuwanneeriver.com and look for the water conservation page. Landscape Watering Now Just Once a Week $25 /year in Levy County $30 /year in Florida $35 /year Outside FloridaSubscribe! Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923JournalLevy County
The Levy County Journal6BNovember 8, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 By Tony YoungFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission November means the 2012-13 huntin season is in full swing. In this months column, I cover almost everything you need to know about general gun, fall turkey, quail, snipe and the second phase of mourning and white-winged dove season. e rst thing you need to do is pick up a $17 Florida resident hunting license. Nonresidents pay $46.50 for a 10-day license or $151.50 for 12 months. If you plan to hunt one of Floridas many wildlife management areas (WMAs), youll also need a $26.50 management area permit, but dont forget to study the brochure for the speci c area you plan to hunt, because dates, bag limits and rules di er greatly from area to area. You can get these brochures at tax collectors o ces in close proximity to the WMA, or you can download them from MyFWC.com/Hunting. You can buy your license and permits by calling 888-HUNT-FLORIDA or going online at License.MyFWC.com. Have your credit card ready. You also can purchase them from tax collectors o ces and most retail outlets that sell hunting and shing supplies. e general gun season runs Nov. 3 Jan. 20 in Zone C; Dec. 1 Feb. 17 in Zone B; and in Zone A, the second phase of general gun season runs Nov. 17 Jan. 6. In Zone D, it starts anksgiving Day (Nov. 22) and lasts four days until Nov. 25. Two weeks later, the season reopens Dec. 8 and runs through Feb. 17. Hunters can take bucks having at least one antler 5 inches or longer, but anyone hunting deer in Florida must have the $5 deer permit. On private lands, the daily bag limit for deer is two, but during some quota hunts on WMAs, the bag limit is only one deer, and in some cases, there are antler restrictions, so read the particular WMA brochure before you hunt. On private lands, hunters can take wild hogs year-round with no bag or size limits. On most but not all WMAs, theres also no bag or size limit on wild hogs, and hunters can take them during any hunting season except spring turkey. Again, check the WMA brochure to be certain. e highly anticipated antlerless deer season, often called doe week, is Nov. 17-23 ( anksgiving week) in zones A and C, and it always runs Dec. 26 Jan. 1 (Christmas week) in zones B and D. During doe week, the daily bag limit is one buck and one doe, or two bucks. You may not take two does in one day like you can during archery season, and spotted fawns are never legal game. By the way, WMAs do not have an antlerless deer season. If you hunt with deer dogs anywhere in Florida, special rules and registration requirements may apply, so call the FWC for details. Fall turkey season in Zone A is Nov. 17 Jan. 6. In zones B and C, it runs Dec. 1 Jan. 27 and Nov. 3 Dec. 30, respectively. And in Zone D, fall turkey season is Nov. 22-25 and Dec. 8 Jan. 13, except for Holmes County, where there is no fall turkey season. Only bearded turkeys and gobblers are legal game; you must have a turkey permit ($10 for residents; $125 for nonresidents) to hunt them. e bag limit is one bird per day, and a total of two during the archery, crossbow, muzzleloading gun and fall turkey seasons combined. Quail season runs statewide Nov. 10 March 3, and the daily bag limit is 12. Shooting hours for deer, turkey and quail are a half-hour before sunrise to a half-hour after sunset. All legal ri es, shotguns, muzzleloaders, bows, crossbows and pistols are legal for taking these resident game animals during the general gun, antlerless deer, fall turkey and quail seasons. Snipe hunting in Florida ranks second in the nation in number of birds harvested each year, and the season always runs Nov. 1 Feb. 15 statewide. e second phase of the mourning and white-winged dove season also comes in this month and runs Nov. 10-25. Shooting hours for migratory game birds are one-half hour before sunrise to sunset. e bag limit for snipe is eight; for doves, the bag limit is 15. You must get a no-cost migratory bird permit if you plan to hunt snipe, doves or any other migratory game birds. e FWC even provides an online Dove Hunters Hotline, which gives up-to-date information on Floridas public dove elds. e address is MyFWC.com/Dove, and it is updated every ursday throughout dove season. Information includes dove densities, previous weeks harvests and eld conditions. Whether small-game hunting with friends and family or hunting solo, going after that monster buck, boar hog or big tom, November brings loads of great hunting opportunities. Heres wishing you a happy anksgiving and a successful hunting season.Give Thanks for November Hunting OpportunitiesOutta the Woods Two escaped panthers were returned to their pen today following their capture by experts from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), White Oak Conservation Center and houndsmen from Ranchers Supply, Inc. e two cats, out tted with radio collars, had been monitored continuously after winds from Hurricane Sandy knocked down a tree onto their enclosure fence where the two panthers, a female and her brother, were being raised at White Oak Conservation Center. e panther experts used telemetry to track the radio-collars on the cats. e animals did not stray far from their pen, according to o cials, and remained on White Oak property during the brief stint outside their pen. We are happy to report that the two are back safe and sound, said Kipp Frohlich, head of the Imperiled Species Management Section at the FWC. e cats were pursued by panther dogs, darted and moved back into their enclosure. ey were both examined by veterinarians and found healthy. e two cats were initially captured when they were 5 months old after being found near the Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed in northern Collier County in September 2011. e two kittens, born in May 2011, were trapped by our sta due to the death of their mother, said Frohlich. ey were transferred to White Oak Conservation Center to be raised and prepared for release later this winter back to south Florida, where they were originally rescued, to help continue our panther recovery e orts. e pens are very secluded, and the panthers can be raised with very little contact with people. Five other kittens, three females and two males of similar ages, have been raised at White Oak and released in south Florida. e FWC has a contract with White Oak to care for panther kittens. ey are uniquely quali ed to raise panthers in an environment that maximizes their chances for a successful re-introduction back into the wild, said Frohlich. Scientists estimate that between 100 and 160 adults and subadults remain in south Florida.Escaped Panthers Taken Home to Yulee Panther kittens in 2011 when they were rescued in Collier County. Photo courtesy USFWS. Sarah Conquest, 13, of Bronson killed this 8-point buck on October 14, 2012 with a bow on private land in Alachua County. This is Sarahs rst deer. She is pictured with her dad, Arthur Conquest. 4 WEEKS FOR ONLY $20!Its Our Journal 20/20 Special: Your Ad of 20 Words or Less for 4 Consecutive Weeks, No Changes. $20, 10¢ Each Additional Word. Email classi email@example.com e County Seat Newspaper Est. 1923
The Levy County Journal 7BNovember 8, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 440105 of the sale of 2005 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): ROBERT M WELLS & RITA FAYE WELLS LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: THAT CERTAIN TRACT OR PARCEL OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED IN LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, DESCRIBED AS THE EAST 1/2 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 28, TOWNSHIP 14 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: THOMAS RIEDLINGER, WILLIAM T. CARLISLE, WILLIAM THOMAS CARLISLE, HEIRS OF MARY INEZ STARK All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 19th day of November, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 11th DAY OF OCTOBER 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Oct 18, 2012, Oct 25, 2012, Nov 01, 2012, Nov 08, 2012. ---------------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 127409 of the sale of 2009 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): THEODORE COUCH LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: COMMENCE AT THE NE CORNER OF THE N 1/2 OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 13 SOUTH, RANGE 18 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AS A POINT OF REFERENCE; FROM SAID POINT RUN THENCE WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 A DISTANCE OF 420 FEET; RUN THENCE SOUTH PARALLEL TO EAST LINE OF NE 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4, A DISTANCE OF 480 FEET TO ESTABLISH THE POINT OF BEGINNING; FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE SOUTH A DISTANCE OF 175 FEET, RUN THENCE WEST A DISTANCE OF 360 FEET, PARALLEL TO NORTH LINE OF NE 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4, RUN THENCE NORTH, A DISTANCE OF 175 FEET PARALLEL TO EAST LINE, RUN THENCE EAST PARALLEL TO NORTH LINE OF NE 1/4 NW 1/4, A DISTANCE OF 360 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. EASEMENT 30FEET WIDE HAS BEEN PROVIDED ALONG WEST SIDE OF SAID PROPERTY BY THE GRANTOR. (PARCEL 2 OF UNRECORDED PLAT) NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: LULA LOUISE PHILPOT All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 19th day of November, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 11th DAY OF OCTOBER 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Oct 18, 2012, Oct 25, 2012, Nov 01, 2012, Nov 08, 2012. -------------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 374409 of the sale of 2009 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): THEODORE COUCH LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 10, BLOCK 8, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS, UNIT 5 RE-PLAT, AS PER PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 5, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THE MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: MICHAEL G. FREED All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 19th day of November, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00. DATED this 11th DAY OF OCTOBER 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Oct 18, 2012, Oct 25, 2012, Nov 01, 2012, Nov 08, 2012. ------------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 400309 of the sale of 2009 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): THEODORE COUCH LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 5, BLOCK 1, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS, UNIT #11, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 11, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: EDWARD HARRIS, NANCY HARRIS All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 19th day of November, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00. DATED this 11th DAY OF OCTOBER 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Oct 18, 2012, Oct 25, 2012, Nov 01, 2012, Nov 08, 2012. --------------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 434609 of the sale of 2009 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): THEODORE COUCH LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 3, BLOCK 3M, THE MEADOWS OF BEAUTIFUL BRONSON, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 18, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 2000 PIONEER MOBILE HOME BEARING ID# PH1572GA17398. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: SCOTT GUTHRIE, LYLE WILKERSON LYLE ANDREW WILKERSON, LINDSEY SCOTT GUTHRIE All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 19th day of November, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00. DATED this 11th DAY OF OCTOBER 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Oct 18, 2012, Oct 25, 2012, Nov 01, 2012, Nov 08, 2012. --------------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 437609 of the sale of 2009 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): THEODORE COUCH LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 1, BLOCK (B), A REPLAT OF A PORTION OF CEDAR KEY MOBILE HOME VILLAGE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGES 26 & 26A, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 1984 DUTC MOBILE HOME BEARING ID# D36417485A & D36417485B. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: MICHAEL A. FISCHER, GAIL L. FISCHER All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 19th day of November, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 DATED this 11th DAY OF OCTOBER 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Oct 18, 2012, Oct 25, 2012, Nov 01, 2012, Nov 08, 2012. -------------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 439709 of the sale of 2009 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): THEODORE COUCH LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 51, FOREST PARK UNIT II, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 27, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: LORENZO KERR, JASMIN KERR All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 19th day of November, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00. DATED this 11th DAY OF OCTOBER 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Oct 18, 2012, Oct 25, 2012, Nov 01, 2012, Nov 08, 2012. --------------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 442509 of the sale of 2009 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): THEODORE COUCH LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: THE NORTH 1/2 OF LOT 1, BLOCK 4, OF BLACK JACK RIDGE ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 29, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: HELEN GREENO ET AL, WINFIELD S SNOW III, GEORGE EDWARD SNOW, ALAN LEE SNOW, NEIL MACKAY, ROBERT MACKAY, JUDITH ANN CASALINUOVA, KENNETH MALCOLM MACKAY, DONALD A MACKAY, SHERYL MARIE MACKAY All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 19th day of November, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00. DATED this 11th DAY OF OCTOBER 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Oct 18, 2012, Oct 25, 2012, Nov 01, 2012, Nov 08, 2012. -----------------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 466509 of the sale of 2009 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): THEODORE COUCH LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 1, BLOCK C, OF CASONS INGLIS ACRES, UNIT 6, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 46, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: ANDY GREEN, KELLY FULLER, KELLEY FULLER, ANDY L. GREEN All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 19th day of November, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00. DATED this 11th DAY OF OCTOBER 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Oct 18, 2012, Oct 25, 2012, Nov 01, 2012, Nov 08, 2012. --------------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 466609 of the sale of 2009 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): THEODORE COUCH LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 2, BLOCK C, CASONS INGLIS ACRES, UNIT 6, ACCORDING THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 46, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: ANDY GREEN, KELLY FULLER, KELLEY FULLER, ANDY L GREEN All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 19th day of November, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00. DATED this 11th DAY OF OCTOBER 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Oct 18, 2012, Oct 25, 2012, Nov 01, 2012, Nov 08, 2012. --------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF FAULKNER COUNTY, ARKANSAS SECOND DIVISION / PROBATE CASE NO. 23-PR-2012-352 IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF SHANNAN ELIZABETH KELLER AND AMANDA FRANCIS KELLER WARNING ORDER & NOTICE OF HEARING TO: ANTHONY FELTON MITCHELL You are hereby warned to appear in this Court within thirty days and respond to the Petition for Adoption filed by Samuel Paul Keller, Jr. and Christy Lee Keller, and upon failure to do so, the Petition for Adoption will be granted. You are hereby notified that a hearing on the Petition for Adoption is set for the 14th day of November 2012, at 9:00 a.m. in the Faulkner County Circuit Court, Second Divi sion Courtroom at Conway, Arkansas. WITNESS my hand and seal as Clerk of the Circuit Court of Faulkner County, Arkansas, this 12th day of October, 2012. BY: Shayle Maxwell MELINDA REYNOLDS, CLERK Address of Clerks Office: Faulkner County Courthouse 801 Locust Street Conway, Arkansas 72032 Pub.: Oct. 18, 25, Nov. 1, 8, 2012. --------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION Case No. 2012 CA 000488 Bank of America, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. Ryan A. Curry; Unknown Spouse of Ryan A. Curry; Annalise R. Ezzell; Unknown Spouse of Annalise R. Ezzell; Levy County, Florida; United States of America on Behalf of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development; LVNV Funding, LLC; Unknown Tenant #1; Unknown Tenant #2 Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE TO: Ryan A. Curry, Unknown Spouse of Ryan A. Curry Unknown Spouse of Annalise R. Ezzell and Annalise R. Ezzell Last Known Address: 4630 NE 140 Court, Williston, FL 32696 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Levy County, Florida: BEGIN AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 18 EAST; THENCE RUN SOUTH ALONG THE SECTION LINE, SOUTH 00 DE GREES 01 MINUTES 24 SECONDS WEST, 1992.09 FEET FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN EAST 277.47 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 125 FEET; THENCE RUN WEST 277.52 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DE GREES 01 MINUTES 24 SECONDS EAST, 125 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SAID TRACT ALSO BEING KNOWN AS LOT 8, BLOCK 6 OF B&R SUBDIVISION, UNIT 5, AN UNRECORDED PLAT. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Yashmin Chen-Alexis, Es quire, Brock & Scott, PLLC., the Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 1501 N.W. 49th Street, Suite 200, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. 33309, within 30 days after the first publication of this notice, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on the Plain tiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a de fault will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. DATED on October 25, 2012. Danny Shipp Clerk of the Court By: LaQuanda Latson /s/ As Deputy Clerk Pub.: Nov. 1, 8, 2012. --------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 38-2012-CA000029 DIVISION: GENERAL AURORA BANK FSB, Plaintiff, vs. PEGGY ANN WIRTH F/K/A PEGGY ANN CHRISTIANSEN A/K/A PEGGY A. CHRISTIANSEN, et al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION To Richard G. Christiansen 16874 Sturgis Circle Cedar Key, FL 32625 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in LEVY County, Florida: Lot 18, of CEDAR KEY SHORES, Unit No. 7, a subdivision, as per the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 28 of the Public Records of Levy County, Florida, commonly known as: 16874 Sturgis Circle, Cedar Key, FL 32625 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Sarah E. Butler, c/o Johnson & Freedman, LLC, the Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 400 Northridge Road, Suite 1100 M/S 27 Sandy Springs, Georgia 30350, within 30 days after the first publication date: Nov. 1, 2012, and file the original with the Clerk of this court either before service on the plaintiffs attorney or imme diately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. DATED: October 29, 2012. Danny J. Shipp Clerk of the Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ LEGAL NOTICES
The Levy County Journal8BNovember 8, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 As Deputy Pub.: Nov. 1, 8, 2012. -----------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY FLORIDA CASE NO.: 38-2012-CA000548 SEC.: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff; v. WILLIAM CHANCEY, ET AL Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION FOR FORECLOSURE PROCEEDING-PROPERTY TO: JENNIFER CHANCEY, ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 6551 NORTHEAST 150TH AVE. WILLISTON, FL 32696 WILLIAM CHANCEY, ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 6551 NORTHEAST 150TH AVE. WILLISTON, FL 32696 Residence unknown, if living, including any unknown spouse of the said Defendants, if either has remarried and if either or both of said Defendant(s) are dead, their respective unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant(s); and the aforementioned named Defendant(s) and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendants and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendant(s) as may be infants, incompe tents or otherwise not sui juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action has been commenced to foreclose a mortgage on the following real property, lying and being and situated in LEVY County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: LOT 4, HAMPTON FARMS TRACTS 7 THROUGH 10, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 34, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 6551 NORTHEAST 150TH AVENUE, WILLISTON FL 32696 This action has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, such Morris Hardwick Schneider, LLC, Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose address is 5110 Eisenhower Blvd, Suite 120, Tampa, FL 33634 on or before December 14, 2012 and file the original with the clerk of this Court either before ser vice on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; oth erwise a default will be en tered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 2nd day of November, 2012. Danny J. Shipp Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court ap pearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact Court Inter preting at inter preter@ circuit8.org Pub.: Nov. 8, 15, 2012. ------------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No. 38-2010-CA000970 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. GREEN, RUTH M., et al. Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Or der or Final Judgment en tered in Case No. 38-2010-CA000970 of the Circuit Court of the 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida, wherein, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is Plaintiff, and, GREEN, RUTH M., et al are Defen dants, I will sell to the high est bidder for cash at Levy County Courthouse, BoCC Meeting Room, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida 32621, at the hour of 11:00 a.m. on the 3rd day of December, 2012, the following described prop erty: LOT 11, BLOCK 11, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 67-67M, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 26th day of October, 2012. (COURT SEAL) Clerk Circuit Court By: Deanna Dobbins /s/ Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the courts disability coordi nator Ms. Jan Phillips, Hu man Resources Manager, Alachua County Family/Civil Courthouse, 201 E. Univer sity Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601; Phone: 352-337-6237; Fax: 352-374-5238 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or imme diately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im paired, call 711. Pub.: Nov. 1, 8, 2012. ----------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION Case No. 2012 CA 000410 21st Mortgage Corporation Plaintiff, vs. Isaac Whigham Jr, et al, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 19, 2012, entered in Case No. 2012 CA 000410 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit, in and for Levy County, Florida, wherein 21st Mortgage Corporation is the Plaintiff and Isaac Whigham Jr.; Gwendolyn D. Whigham; Unknown Tenant #1; Un known Tenant #2 are the Defendants, that I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at, the main lobby of the courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, FL 32621, begin ning at 11:00 AM on the 3rd day of December, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 16, TRIPLE CROWN FARMS SUB DIVISION, UNIT I, AC CORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RE CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 17, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH 2008 TRIPLE-WIDE MOBILE HOME; VIN NUMBERS: N1-10498A, N1-10498B AND N1-10498C. Dated this 24th day of October, 2012. BROCK & SCOTT, PLLC Attorney for Plaintiff 1501 N.W. 49th Street, Suite 200 Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 Phone: (954) 618-6955, ext. 6102 Fax: (954) 618-6954 FLCourtDocs@brockandscott.com By: LaQuanda Latson /s/ Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 East University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled ap pearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired call 711. Pub.: Nov. 1, 8, 2012. ---------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 38-2010-CA000010 DIVISION: US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CMLTI 2007-WFHE2, Plaintiff, VS. CARLOS A. FROTA et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated October 19, 2012 and entered in Case No. 38-2010-CA-000010 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Cir cuit in and for LEVY County, Florida wherein US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUS TEE FOR CMLTI 2007-WFHE2 is the Plaintiff and CARLOS A. FROTA; CHRISTINE FROTA; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the MAIN LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00 AM, on the 18th day of February, 2013, the follow ing described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: THAT PART OF BLOCK 47, OF THE ORIGINAL PLAT OF CEDAR KEY, FLORIDA. BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE POINT OF INTERSECTION OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE SCHOOL ROAD (LEG A) WITH THE CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 24 (SECTION 340702505) AT THE STATE ROAD DEPARTMENT STATION NO. 26+73.80 FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE; THENCE RUN SOUTH EASTERLY ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE, HAVING A RADIUS OF 1145.92 FEET AND A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 05 DEGREES 07 MINUTES 51 SECONDS, AN ARC DISTANCE OF 102.62 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; FROM THE SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN SOUTH 87 DEGREES 16 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST RADIAL WITH SAID CURVE, A DISTANCE OF 127.86 FEET TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE NORTHWESTERLY LINE OF SAID BLOCK 47, OF THE ORIGINAL PLAT OF CEDAR KEY; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 37 DEGREES 16 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST 100 FEET MORE OR LESS TO A POINT ON THE EAST LINE OF SAID BLOCK 47, THENCE RUN SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG THE EAST LINE OF BLOCK 47, 46 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 24, BLOCK 47; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF LOTS 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17 AND 16, BLOCK 47; 117 FEET MORE OR LESS TO A POINT ON THE EASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY OF STATE ROAD NO. 24; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH WESTERLY EXTENDING LAST SAID LINE 50 FEET MORE OR LESS TO A POINT OF INTERSEC TION WITH THE CEN TERLINE OF STATE ROAD; THENCE RUN NORTHEASTERLY ALONG THE CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 24, TO RETURN TO THE POINT OF BEGIN NING. LESS AND EX CEPT THE RIGHT OF WAY STATE ROAD NO. 24 AS CURRENTLY ES TABLISHED AND LESS AND EXCEPT ANY POR TION THEREOF LYING WITHIN THE FOLLOW ING DESCRIBED LAND: THAT PART OF BLOCK 47, OF THE ORIGINAL PLAT OF CEDAR KEY AND THAT PART OF RICHARDSON ISLAND IN THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 15 SOUTH, RANGE 13 EAST, CEDAR KEY, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DE SCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE POINT OF INTERSEC TION OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE SCHOOL ROAD (LEG A) WITH THE CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 24 (SECTION 340702505) AT STATE ROAD DEPARTMENT SECTION NO. 26+73.80 FOR A POINT OF REF ERENCE; THENCE RUN SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE HAVING A RA DIUS OF 1145.92 FEET AND A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 05 DEGREES 07 MINUTES 51 SECONDS AN ARC DISTANCE OF 102.62 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN SOUTH 87 DEGREES 16 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST RADIAL WITH SAID CURVE, A DISTANCE OF 127.86 FEET TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE NORTHWESTERLY LINE OF SAID BLOCK 47, OF THE ORIGINAL PLAT OF CEDAR KEY: THENCE RUN SOUTH 05 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 84.71 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 70 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 50 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 126.47 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 71 DEGREES 11 MINUTES 10 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 14.80 FEET TO AS IN TERSECTION WITH THE SAID CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 24; THENCE RUN NORTH EASTERLY ALONG AN ARC OF THE SAID CURVE, HAVING A RA DIUS OF 1145.92 FEET AND A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 05 DEGREES 07 MINUTES 51 SECONDS, AN ARC DISTANCE OF 136.61 FEET TO THE SAID POINT OF BEGIN NING. A/K/A 12911 STATE ROAD 24, CEDAR KEY, FL 32625 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 October 25, 2012. Danny J. Shipp Clerk of the Circuit Court By: LaQuanda Latson /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.: Nov. 1, 8, 2012 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIRCUIT CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 38-2011-CA001324 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP; Plaintiff, VS. JACKIE L. ARCHER, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 38-2011-CA001324 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida, wherein, BANK OF AMERICA, N A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVIC ING, LP, Plaintiff, and, JACKIE L. ARCHER, et. al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Levy County Courthouse, 355 S. Court St., Bronson, Florida at the hour of 11:00 a.m. on the 26th day of November, 2012, the fol lowing described property: LOT 12, WATSON VILLAGE SUBDIVISION, CHIEFLAND FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RE CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3 AT PAGE 54 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 24th day of October, 2012. (COURT SEAL) DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: LaQuanda Latson /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: Nov. 1, 8, 2012. --------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT O1 THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION 38-2012-CA-000059 ROBERT L. BROWN and his wife JUNE T. BROWN, Plaintiffs, VS. PENNY C. VAZQUEZ n/k/a PENNY C. SHAFFER; PRIMUS AUTOMOTIVE FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC., Defendants, NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Clerk of this Court shall sell, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 19, 2012, in Civil Action No. 38-2012CA-000059, Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit, in and for Levy County, Florida, wherein Robert L. Brown, et al, are the Plaintiffs and Penny C. Vazquez, et al, are the De fendants, the following de scribed property in Levy County, Florida: The West of NE 1/4 of NE 1/4 of Section 9, Township 14 South, Range 18 East, Levy County, FL, less and ex cept the right of way of Levy County Road C-326 (SE 30th St.). at public sale on November 27, 2012, at 11:00 A.M. to the highest bidder for cash in the lobby of the Levy County Courthouse in Bronson, Levy County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. WITNESS my hand and, seal of the Court on October 24, 2012. (COURT SEAL) DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of the Court By: LaQuanda Latson /s/ As Deputy Clerk Pub.: Nov. 1, 8, 2012. ------------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 2010-CA001440 DIVISION: THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUST COMPANY, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK TRUST COMPANY, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR TO JPMORGAN CHASE BANK N.A. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER BANK ONE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUS TEE FOR RAMP 2002RS3, Plaintiff, vs. JAMES OBIER A/K/A JAMES E. OBIER, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 19, 2012, and entered in Case No. 2010-CA001440 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida in which The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Com pany, National Association f/k/a The Bank of New York Trust Company, N.A. as successor to JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. successor by merger Bank One National Association as Trustee for RAMP 2002RS3, is the Plaintiff and James OBier a/k/a James E. O Bier, Tenant #1 n/k/a Jim Doe, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the BOCC Meeting Room of the Levy County Court house, 355 S. Court St., Bronson, Florida 32621, Levy County, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 29th day of January, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 12 AND THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP 15 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICU LARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST 1/4 CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 12, TOWN SHIP 15, RANGE 17 EAST, THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 44 MINUTES 53 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SEC TION 12 A DISTANCE OF 2439.75 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST PARALLEL WITH THE NORTH LINE OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF SECTION 12 A DISTANCE OF 4820.67 TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST, 551.78 FEET TO THE EAST LINE OF SECTION 12; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 17 MINUTES 34 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SECTION 12, A DISTANCE OF 209.52 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 13; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 19 MINUTES 09 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SECTION 13 A DISTANCE OF 631.73 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 09 MINUTES 42 SECONDS WEST, 558.17 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 44 MINUTES 53 SECONDS EAST, 838.72 FEET TO CLOSE ON POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME AS A PERMANENT FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO, DESCRIBED AS A 2000 TRIPLEWIDE MOBILE HOME BEARING IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS 9D630224MA, 9D630224MB AND 9D630224MC AND TITLE NUMBERS 079836986, 0079838609 AND LEGAL NOTICES
The Levy County Journal 9BNovember 8, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 LEGAL NOTICES0079839086. A/K/A 9950 SE 140TH AVE., DUNNELLON, FL 34432 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Levy County, Florida this 25th day of October, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court Levy County, Florida By: LaQuanda Latson /s/ Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Per sons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coor dinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. Univer sity Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352)337-6237 within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired, please call 1-800955-8771; if you are voice impaired, please call 1-800955-8770. Pub.: Nov. 1, 8, 2012. ----------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 38-2010-CA001417 DIVISION: GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. JOHN D. KRAMER, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 19, 2012, and entered in Case No. 382010-CA-001417 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida in which GMAC Mortgage, LLC, is the Plaintiff and John D. Kramer is defen dant, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the BOCC Meeting Room of the Levy County Courthouse, 355 S. Court St., Bronson, Florida 32621, Levy County, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 3rd day of December, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 13, BLOCK 9, BRONSON HEIGHTS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 33, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 6839 NE 94TH TER., BRONSON, FL 326215233 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Levy County, Florida this 25th day of October, 2012. (COURT SEAL) Clerk of the Circuit Court Levy County, Florida By: LaQuanda Latson /s/ Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Per sons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coor dinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. Univer sity Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352)337-6237 within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired, please call 1-800955-8771; if you are voice impaired, please call 1-800955-8770. Pub.: Nov. 1, 8, 2012. ----------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 38-2011-CA000202 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. BRENDA MARIE SIMMERS A/K/A BRENDA M. SIMMERS A/K/A BRENDA SIMMERS, ET AL Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment in Foreclosure dated October 16, 2012 and entered in Case No. 38-2011-CA-000202 of the Circuit Court of the 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, N.A. is Plaintiff and BRENDA MARIE SIMMERS A/K/A BRENDA M. SIMMERS A/K/A BRENDA SIMMERS; GEORGE SIMMERS A/K/A GEORGE A. SIMMERS; LVNV FUNDING, LLC; all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the named defen dants, whether living or not, and whether said unknown parties claims as heirs, de visees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, or in any other capacity, claiming by, through under or against the named De fendants are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the FRONT STEPS OF THE COURTHOUSE, of the LEVY County Courthouse, in LEVY County, Florida, at 11:00 AM on Monday the 3RD day of December, 2012, the following de scribed property as set forth in said Order or Final Judg ment, to wit: LOT 3, KINGS HILL, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RE CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 52, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. 2003 SCHULTZ MOBILE HOME VIN # HIGA20K04342B / TITLE # 87795506 VIN # HIGA20K04342A / TITLE # 87795589 Street Address: 6650 NORTHEAST 88 TERRACE, BRONSON, FLORIDA 32621 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the Court this 22ND day of October, 2012. (COURT SEAL) DANNY J. SHIPP By: LaQuanda Latson As Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court ap pearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at firstname.lastname@example.org Pub.: Nov. 1, 8, 2012. --------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2011-CA000772 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR OPTION ONE MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2005-5 ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-5; Plaintiff, vs. CAREN RISLEY AKA CAREN L. RISLEY; JIMMY RISLEY AKA JIMMY R. RISLEY; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED IN DIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UN KNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY; Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 16, 2012, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Levy County Courthouse, in the BOCC meeting room in the Levy County Courthouse at 355 S. Court St., Bronson, Florida, beginning at 11:00 A.M., on November 27, 2012, the following described property: LOT 43 OF WATER WAY ESTATES, UNIT NO. 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE(S) 37, OF THE PUBLIC RE CORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. PROPERTY ADDRESS: 28 MAGNOLIA AVE, YANKEETOWN, FL 34498 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to partici pate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of cer tain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863) 534-4686 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notifica tion if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on October 24, 2012. (COURT SEAL) Clerk of the Court: Danny J. Shipp By: LaQuanda Latson /s/ As Deputy of Court Pub.: Nov. 1, 8, 2012. ------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO. 2012-CA-171 TRIAD FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC., Plaintiff, v. HUBERT CARLONA MCINTOSH, etc. et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to an order or a summary final judgment of foreclosure entered in the above-captioned action, I will sell the property situated in Levy County, Florida, described as: Lot 8, Block 23, of Williston Highlands, Unit 14, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 4, pages 14, 14A and 14B, of the pub lic records of Levy County, Florida, including the following manufactured home 2006 General Mega III D-7344MEG, 44 x 24, Serial numbers GMHGA40633399A&B. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, at 11:00 a.m. on the 3rd day of December, 2012 in the lobby or BOCC meeting room of the Levy County Courthouse, 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, Florida in accordance Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, Notice of such sale shall be published as provided by statute. That any person claiming all interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 25th day of October, 2012. (COURT SEAL) CLERK OF COURT BY: LaQuanda Latson /s/ As Deputy Clerk Pub.: Nov. 1, 8, 2012. ------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 38-2011CA-000845 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, vs. HAROLD BONDURANT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF HAROLD BONDURANT; SHERRIE BONDURANT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SHERRIE BONDURANT; JERRI WAINER; UN KNOWN SPOUSE OF JERRI WAINER; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UN KNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF RE MARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Levy County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Levy County, Florida, described as: TRACT #153, UNIVERSITY ESTATES, AN UNRECORDED SUB DIVISION IN SECTION 16, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, BE ING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: THE NORTH OF THE NORTHWEST OF THE NORTHWEST OF THE SOUTHEAST OF THE NORTHEAST OF SECTION 16, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. SUBJECT TO ROAD RIGHT OF WAY. To include a: 2006 AMER VIN GAFL575A77500AE21 0096421372 2006 AMER VIN GAFL575B77500AE21 0096421449 A/K/A 9790 NE 77th Pl Bronson, FL 32621 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, At the lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, Court Street, Bronson, FL at 11:00 a.m., on November 27, 2012. DATED THIS 24th DAY OF October, 2012. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 24th day of October, 2012. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: LaQuanda Latson /s/ Deputy Clerk AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT PROCEEDINGS: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the sched uled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact the Court Interpreter Program at inter email@example.com Pub.: Nov. 1, 8, 2012. -------------------IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 38-2011-CA000904 Division BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY Plaintiff, vs. NELLY QUINONES AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/ OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on June 19, 2012, in the Circuit Court of Levy County, Florida, I will sell the prop erty situated in Levy County, Florida described as: LOT 10 OF FOREST MEADOWS SUBDIVISION, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE E 1/2 OF SECTION 26, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: 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 002318 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 890021 E, ALONG SAID SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE, 1343.24 FEET; THENCE S 002318 W, PARALLEL WITH SAID WEST LINE OF NORTHEAST 1/4, 2030.61 FEET, TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE S 714430 E,1315.07 FEET; THENCE N 881911 E, PARALLEL WITH AND 30 FEET SOUTH OF THE NORTH LINE OF LOT 11, BLOCK A OF THE REPLAT OF SUNNY HIGHLANDS SUBDIVISION AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 55, 30.02 FEET, TO THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 26; THENCE S 001508 W, ALONG SAID EAST LINE, 344.97 FEET; THENCE S.881659 W, PARALLEL WITH AND 60 FEET NORTH OF THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID LOT 11, 60.04 FEET; THENCE S 734537 W, 1275.80 FEET; THENCE N 002318 E, 1114.71 FEET, TO CLOSE ON THE POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTAINING 21.11 AC., MORE OR LESS TOGETHER WITH AN INGRESS, EGRESS AND PUBLIC UTILITIES EASEMENT OVER AND ACROSS THE SOUTH 30 FEET OF THE NORTH 60 FEET OF SAID LOT 11. and commonly known as: 11970 NE 55TH ST, BRONSON, FL 32621; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash. Sales are held in the front lobby of the Levy County Courthouse Court Street, Bronson, FL, on January 7, 2013 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 30th day of October, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court Danny J. Shipp By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: Nov. 8, 15, 2012. -------------------I N THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 38-2010-CA000973 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, VS. CHERYL LYNN TRAPNELL A/K/A CHERYL L. TRAPNELL; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CHERYL LYNN TRAPNELL A/K/A CHERYL L. TRAPNELL; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court 310 Dock Street, Cedar Key 352-543-5738 ALL YOU CAN EAT SEAFOOD All day EverydayALL YOU CAN EAT SEAFOODFriday & Saturday Night 5 to 10 p.m.ALL YOU CAN EAT SEAFOODFriday Night 5 to 10 p.m. 352-490-4906352-486-38806 a.m. to 10 p.m.7 DAYS A WEEK6 a.m. to 10 p.m.7 DAYS A WEEK11 a.m. to 10 p.m. 7 DAYS A WEEK1/4 mi. N of Wal-Mart on East side of US 19, Chie and157 N. Hathaway Ave., Bronson BRONSON RESTAURANT LIVE BAND on weekends Crab Legs Cat sh Fried Shrimp Boiled Shrimp Breaded Fish Fingers Mullet Clam Strips Stuffed Crab
The Levy County Journal10BNovember 8, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 LEGAL NOTICESof Levy County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Levy County, Florida, described as: Exhibit P1 Lot 83, TRIPLE CROWN FARMS UNIT NO. 11, according to the plat thereof; as recorded Book 8. Page 23, of the Public Records of Levy County, Florida. To include a: 1999 SKYL VIN 9P611048LA 0080031083 1999 SKYL VIN 9P611048LB 0080031085 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, At the lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, Court Street, Bronson, FL at 11:00 a.m., on December 10, 2012. DATED THIS 30th DAY OF October, 2012. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 30th day of October, 2012. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT PROCEEDINGS: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the sched uled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact the Court Interpreter Program at inter firstname.lastname@example.org Pub.: Nov. 8, 15, 2012. ------------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No.: 2009-CA000678 HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF PEOPLES CHOICE HOME LOAN SECURITIES TRUST SERIES 2005-2, Plaintiff, vs. ANTHONEEL C. ALLEN, et. al., Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclo sure dated February 25, 2012 and entered in Case No. 2009-CA-000678 of the Circuit Court of the 8th Ju dicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida, wherein HSBC BANK USA, NA TIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF PEOPLES CHOICE HOME LOAN SECURITIES TRUST SERIES 2005-2, is Plaintiff and ANTHONEEL C. ALLEN, et.al., are De fendants, the Clerk of Levy County will sell to the high est and best bidder for cash in the lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, FL 32621, at 11:00 A.M. on the 17th day of December, 2012, the following de scribed property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: THE SOUTH 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 13 SOUTH, RANGE 18 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA AND: A STRIP OF LAND IN THE EAST 1/2 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 1 TOWN SHIP 13 SOUTH, RANGE 18 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA BEING MORE PAR TICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE EAST 1/2 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 13 SOUTH, RANGE 18 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE S. 88 DEGREES 4657 E. ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID EAST OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTH EAST 1/4, 38.97 FEET TO THE POINT OF BE GINNING; THENCE S. 00 DEGREES 1816 W., 1304.74 FEET TO THE NORTH RIGHTOF-WAY LINE OF SR #121; THENCE S. 89 DE GREES 0400 E. ALONG SAID RIGHT-OFWAY LINE 33.00 FEET; THENCE N. 00 DE GREES 1816 E., 1304.58 FEET TO THE NORTH LINE OF SAID EAST 1/2 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4; THENCE N. 88 DEGREES 4557 W. ALONG SAID NORTH LINE 33.00 FEET TO CLOSE ON THE POINT OF BEGINNING. and all fixtures and personal property located therein or thereon, which are included as security in Plaintiffs mortgage. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Bronson, Levy County, Florida, this 24th day of October, 2012. Danny J. Shipp Clerk of said Circuit Court By: Deanna Dobbins /s/ As Deputy Clerk Pub.: Nov. 1, 8, 2012. --------------IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2012-CC-101 HAMPTON FARMS PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. A Florida NotFor-Profit Corporation, Plaintiff, v. BRUNER DUMENY, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BRUNER DUMENY N/K/A AMELIE DUMNEY, ULYSSE FRANCOIS & UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ULYSSE FRANCOIS, Defendant(s). AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE UNDER F.S. CHAPTER 45 Notice is given that under a Final Judgment dated October 16, 2012, in 2012-CC101 of the County Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida, in which HAMPTON FARMS PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., is plaintiff and BRUNER DUMENY, UN KNOWN SPOUSE OF BRUNER DUMENY N/K/A AMELIE DUMNEY, ULYSSE FRANCOIS & UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ULYSSE FRANCOIS, are the defendants, the Levy County Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the BOCC meeting room in the Levy County Courthouse at 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, Florida 32621 at 11:00 a.m., on November 26, 2012, the following described property set forth in the Final Judg ment: Tract 11, HAMPTON FARMS, an unrecorded subdivision, which Tract is more particularly de scribed on Exhibit a which is attached hereto and incorporated herein be reference. EXHIBIT A TRACT 11 A parcel of land in the SW 1/4 of Section 21, Township 12 South, Range 18 East, Levy County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: For a Point of Reference, commence at the NW corner of the South 1/2 of Section 16, Township 12 South, Range 18 East, Levy County, Florida; thence S 892127 E, along the North line of said South 1/2 of Section 16, a distance of 1367.96 feet, to the intersection with a line being parallel with and 1362.48 feet East of the West line of Section 21, Township 12 South, Range 18 East; thence S 003441 E, along said parallel line, 57.50 feet, to the South right of way line of Levy County Road C-335 (NE 75th Street); thence continue S 003441 E, along said parallel line, 6209.57 feet, to the Point of Beginning; thence N 892519 E, 1293.22 feet, to the East line of SW 1/4 of Section 21, Township 12 South, Range 18 East; thence S 004312 E, along said East line of SW 1/4, a distance of 360.90 feet, to the NE corner of that property described in Offi cial Records Book 660, page 927, public records of Levy County, Florida; thence N 894250 W, along the North line of last said property, 330.05 feet, to the NW corner of last said property; thence S 004312 E, along the West line of last said property, 1319.94 feet, to the North right of way line of Levy County Road C-343 (NE 60th Street); thence N 894255 W, along said right of way line, 334.99 feet, to the East line of the West 1/2 of SE 1/4 of SW 1/4 of said Section 21; thence N 004104 W, along said East line, 1291.05 feet, to the NE corner of said West 1/2 of SE 1/4 of SW 1/4 ; thence N 893941 W, along the North line of said West 1/2 of SE 1/4 of SW 1/4, a distance of 630.10 feet, to the inter section with said parallel line; thence N 003441 W, along said parallel line, 369.98 feet, to close on the Point of Beginning. Subject to and together with the Equestrian Easement described in Exhibit E of the Declaration of Covenants and Restrictions for Hampton Farms. Subject to the Water Quality Buffer described in Exhibit F of the Declaration of Covenants and Re strictions for Hampton Farms. 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 this 25th day of October, 2012. /s/ Kimberly Soto, Esq. Fla. Bar No. 93641 KAREN WONSETLER, P.A. 860 N. Orange Avenue, Suite 135 Orlando, FL 32801 407-770-0846/ Fax 407770-0843 Attorney for Plaintiff Pub.: Nov. 1, 8, 2012. ----------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 38-2012-CP000169 IN RE: ESTATE OF CAROL ANN SANDQUIST, Deceased NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of CAROL ANN SANDQUIST, Deceased, whose date of death was June 3, 2012; File Number 38-2012-CP-000169, is pending in the Circuit Court for Levy County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, FL 32621. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the Decedent and other persons having claims or demands against Decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the Decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. THE DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE IS November 1, 2012. /s/ Karen Hansen Personal Representative 319 Mountain Rd. Rosendale, NY 12472 /s/ GREGORY V. BEAUCHAMP, P.A. Attorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar No. 178770 P. O. Box 1129 Chiefland, FL 32644 (352) 493-1458 Pub.: Nov. 1, 8, 2012 ------------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT FOR LEVY COUNTY IN AND FOR THE STATE OF FLORIDA Case Number: 38-2012-CP083 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF EDWARD FRED BERGER, Deceased NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of EDWARD FRED BERGER, deceased, File number: 38-2012-CP-083, is pending in the Circuit Court for Levy County, Florida, Probate division, the address of which is 355 South Court Street, Bronson, FL 32621 and that the names and address of the personal representative and personal representa tives attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All persons on whom this notice is served who have objections that challenge the validity of the will, the qualifications of the per sonal representative, venue, or jurisdiction of this Court are required to file their ob jections with this Court WITHIN LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this no tice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court. WITHIN LATER OF THREE MONTHS AF TER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the decedents estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE IS NOVEMBER 1, 2012. Personal Representative: VIRGINIA ROSE CHANDLER Attorney for Personal Representative: SMITH LAW FIRM, LLC By: B. Shannon Smith /s/ B. LARRY SMITH, ESQUIRE FBN 152687 B. SHANNON SMITH, ESQUIRE FBN 22028 Counsel for Personal Representative 322 East Park Avenue Chiefland, FL 32626 352-490-553 Fax 352-490-5337 Service: smithlawservice@ smithlawfirm.org Pub.: Nov. 1, 8, 2012. -----------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NUMBER: 38-2012CP-000166 IN RE: ESTATE OF MICHAEL N. EVANS, Deceased NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MICHAEL N. EVANS, deceased, whose date of death was September 1, 2012, File Number 38-2012CP-000166, is pending in the Circuit Court for Levy County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida 32621. The names and addresses of the per sonal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this no tice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUB LICATION OF THIS NO TICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SEC TION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this notice is November 8, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ JAMES R. ALLISON, III Post Office Box 356 Newberry, Florida 32669 THEODORE M. BURT, P.A. Attorney at Laws By: THEODORE M. BURT /s/ Florida Bar Number 172404 114 Northeast First Street Post Office box 308 Trenton, Florida 32693 (352) 463-2348 Pub.: Nov. 8, 15, 2012 -----------------Town of Bronson NOTICE OF QUASIJUDICIAL HEARING PETITION FOR A MINOR REPLAT, A VARIANCE, AND A REZONING Petition No ACTION # 12-03 Applicant (s): Mary Ella Johnson PO Box 601 Bronson, Fl. 32621 Location: 955 Pennsylvania Ave. Bronson, Fl. 32621 Legal: PARCEL # 03424-002-00 Notice is hereby given that a Quasi-Judicial hearing will be conducted by the Town Board of Bronson on Monday, November 19, at 7:00 PM, in the Town Hall at 660 East Hathaway Ave nue, Bronson, Florida to hear and act upon a request for a Minor Replat, a change of Land Use, and a Variance. Petitioners wish to create a lot of approximately 4 1/2 acres; to change the zoning from Timber to Single Family Residential on the new lot; and are asking for a variance in the smallest lot dimension from the re quired 100 feet to 39.84 feet as shown on the accompa nying drawing. All interested persons are urged to attend this hearing. Comments may be forwarded to the Town of Bronson, PO Box 266, Bronson, Florida 32621, or bring them to the office of the Town Clerk at the Town Hall in Bronson, Florida. If any person decides to appeal the decision of the Town Board with respect to any matter considered at said Public Hearing, he will need to ensure that a ver batim record of the proceedings is made, which includes the testimony and evidence upon which the Appeal is to be based. If any accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, contact the Clerks Office in Town Hall at 352486-2354. Bronson Town Board Bronson, Levy County, FL Pub.: Nov. 1, 8, 15, 2012. ---------------NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE The Southwest Florida Water Management District is proposing to amend the following rule(s): 40D-1.659, F.A.C. and 40D-2.091, F.A.C. The purpose of this rulemaking is to amend Rules 40D-1.659 and 40D-2.091, F.A.C., and the Districts Water Use Permit Basis of Review (BOR) to incorporate required forms and extend the timeframe for the submittal of specific mitigation reports. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking appeared in the Florida Administrative Register, Vol. 38, No. 62, on October 31, 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 Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to provide comments on this rulemaking is asked to contact The Southwest Florida Water Management District Human Resources Director, 2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, Florida 346046899; telephone (352) 7967211, ext. 4702 or 1-800423-1476 (FL only), ext. 4702; TDD (FL only) 1-800231-6103; or email to ADACoordinator@swfwmd.state. fl.us. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice). THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULES AND TO OBTAIN A COPY IS: Sonya White, Office of General Counsel, Southwest Florida Water Management District, 7601 Highway 301 North, Tampa, FL 336376759, (813) 985-7481 (Ext. 4660) (Ref OGC # 2012014). Pub.: Nov. 8, 2012. ----------------
The Levy County Journal 11BNovember 8, 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 County Paper of Record since 1923JournalLevy County e answers for this weeks crossword puzzle will appear in next weeks issue. Down 1. Bunsen burner valve (2 wds) 7. Dwell 11. ___, humbug! 14. Secrets 15. 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Nov. 12/13, First United Methodist Church, 8831 W. Bradshaw Blvd. Homosassa, Fl. 9 AM to 12 PM, call Frank Tobin at 352/628-3229 Nov, 26/27, 9 AM -12 PM, 7th Day Adventist Church, 5863 W. Cardinal St., Homosassa, Fl., Call Arty Appelbaum CHIEFLANDFriends of the Chie and Library Board Meet Nov. 8 e Friends of the Luther Callaway Public Library (FLCPL) Board of Directors will hold their monthly meeting at the Library, at 11 AM on urs., Nov 8. Members, prospective members and guests are welcome at all meetings. For further information, call FLCPL president Tom Reitz at 493-1896 or 949-5413 or email at: email@example.comChie and City Commission Meeting on Nov. 12 e Chie and City Commission meets at City Hall on Mondays with the next meeting being Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. at City Hall. City Hall is located at 214 E. Park Avenue, Chie and, 352/493-6711.Chie and Chamber Board of Directors and General Members Meeting Nov. 16Our next meeting is on the schedule for Fri. Nov. 16, at 12:00 Noon, in the Haven Hospice meeting room located at 311 NE 9th Street (o of Hwy 27). Lunch will be provided at this meeting by Drummond Bank. All Chamber members are invited to share in our monthly meetings and have a free lunch sponsored by one of our local businesses. Seating space is limited so please reserve your seat by emailing us at the Chamber o ce: chie andchamber@ bellsouth.net 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 AM and the doors open for the reports and members segment at 12:00 Noon as usual. Dont forget to get your booth application in for the 2012 Christmas Festival, parade or beauty pageant. If you need an application for any of these events please contact the Chamber o ce.Chie and Chamber Christmas Festival and ParadeDec. 1 e 2012 Chie and Christmas Festival & Parade will be held Sat. Dec. 1st in downtown Chie and at the historic train depot, Trailhead Park and the surrounding area on US Highway 19 South. e Festival will begin at 10 AM with arts, crafts, music and activities for children. e lighted parade starts at 6 PM followed by the evening celebration that includes the lighting ceremony, caroling and visits with Santa. Walgreens will be providing a photographer for pictures to be taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus with a price sheet for orders. Local entertainment of church choirs, musicians and other entertainers are invited to perform. Attention all businesses, Food & beverage vendors, Arts & Crafters and Non Pro t organizations Booths available: non-pro t organizations $15.00; Informational booths $30.00; Food vendors $50.00 for businesses. Deadline for applications to be submitted is Nov. 19, but remember booth availability is based on a rst come rst served basis. For information or registration forms for the festival or parade please call the Greater Chie and Area Chamber of Commerce at 352/493-1849 email to: chie andchamber@ bellsouth.net Miss Christmas Pageant Dec. 1Applications are now being accepted for the Chie and Chamber Christmas Pageant. e pageant will be held Sat., Dec. 1, 2012 at the Depot area in Chie and during the Christmas Festival Activities. e Pageant will be divided into six (6) divisions. Each division will have a winner, a 1st runner up and a 2nd runner up. e runner-ups will receive a trophy in recognition of their achievement. e Queen will receive a beautiful crown and Sachet. Each division will also have a peoples choice Queen that will also receive a crown. Age newborn 1 year Little Miss Jingle Bell 2 years 4 years Little Miss Holly Kindergarten 2nd Grade Little Miss Snow ake 3rd Grade 5th Grade Little Miss Mistletoe 6th Grade 8th Grade Miss Teen Christmas 9th Grade 12th Grade Miss Christmas. Applications can be picked up at Chie and Elementary School, Chie and Middle School, Chie and High School, or the Chie and Chamber o ce. Application fee of $35.00 for early registration or $45.00 for late registration must accompany application. Fees may be paid by a family member or business sponsor. Application Deadline is November 16. Late Applications will be accepted with a $10.00 late Fee! Mailing address for Applications Please mail application along with your application fee to: Donna Brock 808 N. Main Street Chie and, FL 32626. CASH ONLY after the November 16th deadline. Applications can also be delivered in person to Donna Brock at Chie and Middle School.GILCHRIST COUNTYAmerican Legion Post 91 Post 91 wants to remind its members of the upcoming Veterans Day activities in Gilchrist County and we encourage as many as possible to attend them. On urs., Nov. 8 the Bell High School JROTC will present their Veterans Day program. Post 91 will participate in the Gilchrist County 2012 Veterans Day Parade on Mon., Nov. 12. e Post 91 Executive Board Meeting will be held on urs., Nov. 8 at 4 PM. Executive Board Meetings are now held at the Post 91 meeting hall. All Post 91 O cers are encouraged to attend. e Post 91 monthly membership meeting activities for Nov. 15 will start with a spaghetti dinner being served at 5:30 p.m. e membership meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. As always, our post dinners are open to the public, takeout or eat-in dinner for a $5.00 donation. All Legion members, their guests, and prospective members are welcome to attend. Post 91 continues to host Bingo games to the tri-county community on Tuesday nights at 7 PM that are open to the public. Post 91 Bingo Hall is smoke-free and no alcohol is served. e more players that show up, the bigger each pot is. Revenue from Bingo allows Post 91 to provide programs to help our veterans and the children of our community. All veterans are invited to the Post 91 Meeting Hall every Wednesday morning, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., for free donuts and co ee during our weekly Veterans Open House. e Gilchrist County Veterans Service O cer Jim Mash will be available to answer questions about bene ts and services available to our veterans. To learn more about the American Legion and how to get involved with the local, state, and national veteran community visit us at our Post headquarters on U.S. Highway 129 between the towns of Trenton and Bell (across the highway from the Field of Dreams). You may also call 1st Vice Commander Rod Lacey at (352)2212352 or visit us on the web at https://www.facebook.com/ AmericanLegionJamersonShe eldPost91 .CROSS CITYCross City Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony Nov. 10 e Town of Cross City will be holding their 11th annual Veterans Day parade and recognition ceremony on Sat. Nov. 10. All veterans and veteran groups are encouraged to participate in the parade, which will start at Evans Square shopping center at the intersection of US 19 and CR 351 in Cross City at 10:30 AM., then head north on US 19 to the agpole on the grounds where Barber Avenue (210th Avenue) intersects with US 19, which is where the ceremony will begin at 11 AM. Keynote speaker will be Suwannee resident, Ben West, USAF veteran. Other surprise guest speakers are expected as well. Shauna Clark, of Cross City, will sing the National Anthem during the opening ceremony. is event has grown considerably in scope and attendance every year. From the inaugural ceremony, which drew about fteen people, the event last year attracted an estimated crowd of over two hundred. e public is invited and encouraged to attend. Groups wanting to participate in the parade should contact event organizer, Tank Lee, who can be reached at (352) 498-5700 or at tanklee@ bellsouth.net DAV 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. Dec. 9 will be the date for our FREE Christmas Dinner for ALL veterans and their families. Spread the word. BRANFORDBranford Camera Club Meeting Nov. 15 e Branford Camera Club will meet Nov. 15, at Cuzins Restaurant (across the street from Sca s), in Branford. e meeting will start at 7 PM; come early if you want to eat with us. Esta Eberhardt of Captured Memories by Esta will provide insight into the thought process she uses to create her images in a program called Creative Photography: How to create special pictures of your family and friends. With Estas help, well be ready to capture our own memories during the upcoming holiday season. Please bring your questions about people photography and join us for a fun evening. If you need help using your camera, bring it with you along with the users manual, and one of our members may be able to answer your questions. Well end the meeting sharing some of the photos weve taken recently. e Branford Camera Club meets on the 3rd ursday of each month, with an occasional exception, for the purpose of sharing, learning, and enjoying all things photographic. We are an eclectic group with experiences ranging from complete novice to consummate professional. Check out our Facebook page, Branford Camera Club. Our December meeting will be on the SECOND urs., Dec. 13. For more information, please contact: Esta Eberhardt, Creative Consultant, Captured Memories by Esta, 386-6230111; Carolyn Hogue, Program Chair, 386-935-2044; Dick Madden, Technical Consultant, 386-935-0296; Skip Weigel, Technical Consultant, 386-9382.SUWANNEE COUNTY Suwannee Chapter of Florida Trail Assoc. Meeting Nov. 12 e Suwannee Chapter of the Florida Trail Associations next monthly meeting is Nov. 12 featuring Forester Brian Cobble. Mr. Cobble will share information about the health of forests in our area. e program will provide information on forest pests that have plagued Suwannee County during 2012, with a focus on insects and diseases that have a ected the native trees in Live Oak, OBrien, Dowling Park and the Branford Communities. Monthly meetings are on the second Monday of the month, Sept. through June, at the Suwannee River Water Management District O ce, 9225 CR 49, Live Oak from 7:00 to 9:00 PM ( e o ce is located on the corner of US 90 and CR 49, 2 miles east of Live Oak.) provide information on a wide variety of topics pertaining to nature, ecology, wildlife of the area, photography, etc. e public is cordially invited to join us for our monthly meetings as well as hiking/paddling activities throughout the year. Contact Chapter Chair, Sylvia Dunnam, 386/362-3256 or by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information on the association or the monthly program. Web site: www.suwannee. oridatrail.org or www.meetup.com/ Suwannee-FTA for a calendar of activities.
The Levy County Journal12BNovember 8, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 ITALIAN SAUSAGE3 pounds pork butt cut into 1/2 inch pieces 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1 tablespoon & 1 1/2 tsp. paprika 2 tsps. fennel seed 1 tablespoons salt 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper 1 tsp. cayenne or more 1/2 tsp. ground anise 2 tablespoons parsley 3 tablespoons dry red wine Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Cover and refrigerate 24 hours. Put the mixture through a meat grinder tted with a course or medium die. Cook a small amount to taste and adjust the seasonings according to taste. If a spicy sausage is preferred add more cayenne pepper. Toss the mixture and put through the meat grinder tted with a ne die. 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If only If only Larry had read the rules rst and taken photos of his bass on scales, with the weight showing, and on a tape measure with the length showing, he would have had the rst entry into the new Trophy Bass Club. However, without appropriate photos to verify the weight and length for TrophyCatch, his sh was at least entered into the Big Catch Program. I'll know next time, he responded graciously. ings are just starting to heat up here. anks for the awesome recognition program. On Oct. 9, Marcus Arrendondo caught a 29-inch bass with a girth of 24 inches and estimated at 14 pounds. If only he had called the FWC, toll-free, at 855-FL-TROPHY (855-358-7674) while he had the live sh in his possession, an FWC employee would have come out to examine the bass, ensure it was live-released and healthy, and weigh it on certi ed scales. If it exceeded 13 pounds, it would have been entered into the Hall of Fame. e FWC would have provided a free berglass replica from New Wave Taxidermy and a bundle of other prizes (see below for details). Got one en, on Oct. 16, Corey Dolan got one. He landed a 12.3-pound largemouth bass on Lake Talquin and released it to become the rst entrant in the TrophyCatch program. Dolan started shing at sunrise on his last day o before starting a new job and was rewarded when, around 1:30 in the afternoon, a huge bass struck his arti cial worm. Dolan found TrophyCatchFlorida.com on his smartphone and ultimately connected with the TrophyCatch hotline. FWC biologists arrived an hour later to determine a certi ed weight of 12.3 pounds just short of the Hall of Fame mark (13 pounds), but qualifying for the Trophy Club. Dolan will receive $100 in gift cards from sponsors such as Bass Pro Shops, Dicks Sporting Goods and Rapala Lures, plus a long-sleeve Trophy Club shirt from Bass King, and discounts from New Wave Taxidermy, FishPhotoReplicas.net and SportsmanOnCanvas. com. KP Clements, the FWCs TrophyCatch coordinator, said that as the rst TrophyCatch angler, Dolan will also receive a special one-day pass to sh at the famed Bienville Plantation and is entered into drawings for other prizes. e future e future is bright for angling in Florida. e latest National Survey of Fishing, Hunting and Wildlife Associated Recreation showed an 11-percent increase in recreational shing nationally over the past ve years. Florida remains the No. 1 destination for anglers, and bass are the most popular sh in North America. e future seems even brighter when you hear about young anglers like 11-year-old Louie Echols from Highlands County. Louie caught his rst bass at age 3. He has a stack of Big Catch Angler Recognition certi cates from the FWC, including Specialist, Master and Elite Angler recognitions. He also is the star of an episode of Lunkerville Television, titled Louie, Louie, which airs on WFN. Louie is a passionate reader of shing and natural history books, and is very familiar with Glen Laus Bigmouth and Bigmouth Forever videos. Its not surprising that a youngster like Louie, mentored by a loving grandfather and other family and friends, has a passion for sport shing and desire to conserve our natural resources. While shing from shore with his grandfather, Dan Echols, and while grandpa was starting to pack up, Louie cast a little minnow one last time along the bank. e result? He caught a 14-pound hawg that he released, so she could grow, and perhaps be caught again. A berglass mount of the sh adorns his bedroom wall with his other shing mementos. Personally, I cant wait until we get a call on the TrophyCatch hotline to come certify him into the Florida Bass Hall of Fame. TrophyCatch includes three tiers to encourage reporting and live-releasing bass heavier than 8 pounds that are caught in Florida waters. It is important for anglers to read and understand all the rules and details about rewards, which may change during the year, since they are provided by various sponsors, said Clements (see TrophyCatchFlorida.com). However, just for registering, an angler is entered into a drawing for a Phoenix bass boat, Mercury motor and trailer. To keep informed, please like us at Facebook.com/TrophyCatchFlorida.The If Only, Got One and Future of TrophyCatch The Campbell brothers had a great day shing on Oct. 1, culminating with this 11-lb, 4-oz trophy. Photo courtesy of MyFWCmedia.com Corey Dolan with the rst Trophy Club bass released as part of the Florida TrophyCatch Program. Photo courtesy of MyFWCmedia. com