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Legacy Acres plat 8A Inglis Septics & Sidewalks 8A Yoho on Ballot 10A AMVETS Give 10A & 1B Bronson Baseball 1B Levy County Fair 9Bcontinued to page 3A continued to page 3A By Terry WittStaff WriterChieand is moving rapidly toward debt-free status after tightening its belt for more than ve years as it weathered a lingering recession. When September rolls around the Chieand City Commission will make the last of its payments on the only remaining big loan. In 2007 the City Commission made a decision to consolidate loans for a well eld property, a property for emergency services and a sewer plant expansion. e loan was for $879,197 at an interest rate of 5.15 percent for 7 years. e city agreed to make 84 monthly payments of $12,500. e loan will be paid o in September. After that, the only remaining loans are for a couple of used vehicles. Mayor Teal Pomeroy said he would like to see the city continue its conservative approach to managing the budget. But tight budget management came at a cost. e city has eliminated ve or six employee positions as part of its budget-saving moves over the past ve years. Employees havent received a pay raise in ve years. Chieand hasnt purchased a new car in County Forces Bronson to Postpone Decision on Williston Fire AgreementBy Terry WittStaff WriterBronson Town Council members reluctantly postponed a decision Monday on whether to hire Williston reghters on an as needed basis after receiving a letter from the Levy County Department of Public Safety saying the county coordinator must approve the agreement rst. Public Safety Director David Knowles advised council members in the April 4 letter that a 2007 Fire Protection Agreement signed by the town and the county commission says if any of the towns reghting obligations are transferred to a subcontractor it must rst be approved by County Coordinator Freddie Moody or his designee. Knowles said Levy County could provide the same services oered by Williston if it was given adequate notication. Since the interlocal agreement between the Town of Bronson and the City of Williston proposes that Williston perform some of Bronsons obligations, we will need to discuss this arrangement with the County Coordinator prior to Bronson being able to use Willistons services. Please contact me so that we can arrange to discuss this issue further, Knowles wrote in the April 4 letter. e letter didnt sit well with two council members. Councilman Berlon Weeks said Municipal Home Rule in Florida means counties cant tell cities what to do. He said the clause in the re protection agreement giving the county commission authority to tell Bronson whether it can use Williston reghters as backup will have to be xed. But he acknowledged the county has the upper hand at this point. It seems we wont make a decision until the county tells us what By Terry WittStaff WriterTown ocials in Bronson opened bids Tuesday for a project that will connect many businesses and the courthouse to municipal sewer for the rst time. e apparent low bidder was Commercial Industrial Corp. of Reddick in Marion County with a base bid of $2,370,183.77, more than 900,000 below the high bidder. Jason R. Shepler, senior project manager for Mittaurer and Associates, the towns engineering rm, said he was aware of the big price spread among bidders, but he said he has worked with Commercial Industrial Corp. on other projects. Shepler told bidders gathered in the town councils chambers that town ocials would be reviewing the bids over the next several weeks, but the apparent low bidder is Commercial Industrial Corp. e project is being funded by a grant and loan from Rural Development, an agency within the U.S. Department of Agriculture. e grant is for $1,269,600 and the loan $1,596,000. Engineer Jason Shepler of Mittauer and Associates, Inc. and Town Clerk Kelli Brettel open bids Tuesday for the towns sewer project. Photo by Terry Witt. By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterBass shing tournaments are as much a part of Floridas cultural landscape as live oak trees and cabbage palms, but the tournaments are becoming a nuisance in one Inglis area lakeside community. Levy County Commissioners were asked Tuesday by resident Richard Hill if they could at least post no parking signs along residential streets in Peaceful Acres that are often clogged by bass shing vehicles and trailers. Commissioners said they would take a look at the problem but made no promises. Hill said boat ramp in Peaceful Acres became a favorite site for bass tournaments when Dunnellon and Citrus County began charging for the use of their boat ramps. He said bass shermen are parking in front of mailboxes and using the bathroom outdoors because there are no restrooms at the rural boat ramp on Lake Rousseau. Recently he said a bass sherman left toilet paper on the ground after relieving himself outdoors. Its out of control, he said. Hill approached commissioners with the problem because the boat ramp is owned by the county. It is a county easement. He said the boat ramp has about 10 to 15 parking spaces, hardly enough to accommodate a large bass shing tournament on Lake Rousseau, a clear water lake fed by the Withlacoochee and Rainbow rivers. Some call it the Bass Tournaments Cause Friction with Neighbors at Inglis Area Boat Ramp By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterFour members of the Williston City Council were sworn into oce Tuesday by County Judge Tim Browning. Council President Jason Cason, Vice President Charles Goodman, Mayor Gerald Hethcoat and the most recent addition to the council, Matt Brooks, took the oath of oce. None had opposition in the municipal election. e council reappointed Cason as president and Goodman as vice president. Council members voted unanimously to permanently repeal the citys impact fee ordinance that charged new development for the cost of capacity used at the citys wastewater and water treatment plants. e council made a decision several years ago during the peak of the recession to place a moratorium on impact fees in an eort to stimulate economic development. e moratorium expired on March 20. e impact fees had produced relatively little income. Council members decided to scrap them entirely and refund the money collected. In other business, council members approved a supplemental agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation for the design and rehabilitation of Taxiway F at the Williston Airport. e total cost of the project is $2,580,000. e Bronson Town Council members gave approval Monday to the start of a Bronson Farmers Market to be held on the rst Saturday of every month at the Gazebo. e council approved closing Main Street between Oak Avenue and North Court Street during the hours of 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the Bronson Farmers Market. Councilman Bruce Greenlee, who heads the new industrial committee, said the Bronson Farmers Market was the rst invention of the committee. Committee members hope it will bring people into Bronson, a rst start toward improving the local economy.Bronson Farmers Market Gets OK from Council Judge Tim Browning Swears in Four Williston City Council Members continued to page 2A Reddick Firm Apparent Low Bidder on Bronson Sewer ProjectChieand headed for Debt-Free Status in Near Future continued to page 3A continued to page 8A County Judge Tim Browning swears in Councilmen Charles Goodman, Jason Cason, Mayor Gerald Hethcoat and Matt Brooks. Photo by Terry Witt.
2A Jail Media Report for 03/31/2014 to 04/07/2014 ALDRIDGE, WALTER ALLEN, 45, OF MORRISTON, FL: FAIL TO REPORT EMAIL ADDRESS INSTANT MSG NAME. BAKER, VINCENT LOUIS, 42, OF CRYSTAL RIVER, FL: WRT VOP. BELL, KYLE BRYAN, 19, OF BRONSON, FL: STOLEN PROP-DEAL IN. BROAT, MARK EDWARD, 24, OF WILLISTON, FL: DRIVE WHILE LIC SUSP 1ST OFF. CHITWOOD, JOIE LEONARD, 52, OF BRONSON, FL: FAIL TO REREGISTER AS AS REQUIRED. CLARK, AMANDA ASHLEE, 27, OF INVERNESS, FL: PROB VIOLATION X 2. COUSINS, JUSTINE LEE, 26, OF WILLISTON, FL: AGG BATTERY CAUSE BODILY HARM OR DISABILITY. CULVER, KENNETH JAMES, 28, OF WILLISTON, FL: PROB VIOLATION. CUMBO, CHAD ALEXANDER, 29, OF BRONSON, FL: WRT VOP. DELOACH, MONIQUE LYNN, 29, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: PETIT THEFT 2ND DEGREE 3RD SUBSQ OFFENSE. HAMILTON, JOHN THOMAS, 30, OF CROSS CITY, FL: HOLD FOR COURT; PROB VIOLATION X 2. HANDSHAW, SHEA, 23, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: VIOL INJUNCTION PROTECTION DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. HAWTHORNE, MICHAEL JAMES, 51, OF MORRISTON, FL: DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS 3RD VIOL W/IN 10 YEARS; REFUSE TO SUBMIT DUI TEST AFTER LIC SUSP; OPERATE MOTOR VEHICLE WO VALID LICENSE. JOHNSON, DARREN EUGENE, 25, OF FANNIN SPRINGS, FL: DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS. JOHNSON, LAGONDA OSHEA, 30, OF ARCHER, FL: FAIL TO REPORT EMAIL ADDRESS INSTANT MSG NAME. KIRKLAND, EMILY DAWN, 22, OF ARCHER, FL: BATTERY TOUCH OR STRIKE. LAFEVER, YANNA DANIEL, 53, OF Levy County Sheris Oce Arrest Report Levy Countys Most WantedMORRISTON, FL: FAIL TO REPORT EMAIL ADDRESS INSTANT MSG NAME. LOPEZ-LEAL, ELMER, 34, OF WILLISTON, FL: BATTERY TOUCH OR STRIKE. MARKHAM, JENNIFER LYNN, 41, OF ROMEO, FL: SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION (NOT AN ARREST). MCBRIDE, CHARLES, 26, OF OLD TOWN, FL: HOLD FOR COURT. MCDANIEL, ROBERT MELVIN, 25, OF OLD TOWN, FL; OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT. MCMURRY, STEVEN JAMES, 43, OF BRONSON, FL: PROB VIOLATION. MONTEJO, JOSE LUIS VALDES, 48, OF ARCHER, FL: PROB VIOLATION. NICKERSON, CINDY MARGARET, 51, OF BRONSON, FL: FAIL TO REPORT EMAIL ADDRESS INSTANT MSG NAME. PARROTT, MALLORY, 24, OF OLD TOWN, FL: COMMIT THEFT RESIST RECOVERY OF PROPERTY. PECK, STEPHEN CHRISTOPHER, 25, OF OLD TOWN, FL: COMMIT THEFT RESIST RECOVERY OF PROPERTY. PIPES SR, ARTHUR LEE, 50, OF CROSS CITY, FL: HOLD FOR OTHER AGENCY. PORTER, CRYSTAL MERLINE, 30, OF ST. PETERSBURG, FL: PROB VIOLATION X 2. PRICE, TERESA LYNN, 43, OF TRENTON, FL: GRAND THEFT 300 LESS THAN 5K DOLS. RIGBY, JOHN EDGAR, 57, OF WILLISTON, FL: WRT VOP. SMITH, KENNETH PATRICK, 47, OF BRONSON, FL: HOLD FOR COURT. THOMPSON, TARYN CLYATT, 39, OF TRENTON, FL: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT X 2. TISDALE, WILLIAM KEITH, 56, OF CINCINNATI, OH: MARIJUANA-POSSESS NOT MORE THAN 20 GRAMS; FAIL TO REREGISTER AS REQUIRED. WALKER, MARIAN COCKERHAM, 57, OF INGLIS, FL: HOLD FOR COURT. WELLS, CHARLES EDGAR, 44, OF WILLISTON, FL: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT. WILLIAMS, CALVIN BERNARD, 34, OF GAINESVILLE, FL: DWLSR. WILLIAMS, DUANE CRAWFORD, 30, OF COCOA, FL: RESIST OFFICER W/O VIOLENCE. WRIGHT, WANDA FAYE, 51, OF CEDAR KEY, FL: BATTERY/DV X 2. Of Levy County Call 1-877-349-Tips (8477) Due to new changes at the the Levy County Sheris Oce the Most Wanted information is not available at this time. As soon as it is available to the Journal, we will make it available to you. ank you for your patience. rfr nnntbrr tnfrb rfntb nb fff nb rr rr b b b b rr 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 Old Town Man Dies of Injuries from March CrashAn Old Town man died Monday of injuries he suered in a March 28 crash at the corner of State Road 349 and NE 878th St. in Dixie County. e Florida Highway Patrol said Lawrence Allen Hazen, 52, died at Shands Hospital in Gainesville. Hazen was a passenger in an S-10 Blazer that was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Sean Michael Cornine, 19, of Old Town. FHP said Cornine was traveling behind a car driven by Frances Debra Hazen McDonald, 54, of Plant City. Both vehicles were driving south on SR 349 when McDonald began turning left onto NE 878th Ave. Cornine failed to slow his Yukon XL and struck McDonalds vehicle from behind. Both vehicles traveled in a southeasterly direction coming to a nal rest on SR 349s northbound shoulder. McDonald suered minor injuries. Her other passenger, Sara Jo Hazen, 74, suered serious injuries. Cornine, McDonald and Sara Jo Hazen were wearing seatbelts, according to FHP. Lawrence Hazen was not wearing a seatbelt. Charges are pending in the 5:45 p.m. fatal crash. backwaters. Commissioner Danny Stevens said the county commission is trying to gure out a way to handle the situation. As soon as they gure out a solution, they will announce what they plan to do. Hill suggested there are waterfront lots on Lake Rousseau the county could purchase, but he said the main thing is to post no parking signs. But Stevens said erecting no parking signs might interfere with the ability of Peaceful Acres residents to hold family gatherings. Hill said the nal straw was when he realized he wasnt getting his mail when the tournaments took place. He said bass shermen would park directly in front of his mailbox and the mail delivery people wouldnt go around the obstruction to give him the mail.Bass Tournaments Cause Friction with Neighbors at Inglis Area Boat Ramp continued from page 1A rfrnf tttbfnf btrf rfntb nb fff nb rr rr b b b b rr
3A rfn rfntbbb tnbnr fnnrnt b rf ntbntf tf n e 2014 Old Florida Celebration of the Arts will be here with all the color, seafood, music and quaintness of Cedar Key on Saturday and Sunday, April 12 and 13 from 10 AM 5 PM. is will be Cedar Key's 50th Annual Spring Arts festival. Tony Krysinsky's engraved wood painting entitled, "Honeymoon Cottage 1959," was chosen as the 2014 Design Contest Winner for the 2014 Old Florida Celebration of the Arts. e Honeymoon Cottage was originally known as the omas Guest House. Built in 1958 as a get-away for the omas Family of Gainesville, Time and mother nature have taken their toll on this iconic structure which sits in the Gulf just o 1st Street in Cedar Key. e Cedar Key Art Festival is free with booths for the 120 artists lining the quaint historic main street. At the beachfront city park, only local non-prot vendors are allowed to sell food. As a result, little old church ladies, high school kids and the towns leaders are all there selling foods you wont nd anywhere else. e seafood is especially worth trying, because Cedar Key is the east coasts biggest producer of clams. As a result, youll nd fresh Cedar Key clams for sale by the clam association and oysters by the oyster association. On D Street in the historic downtown you will be able to sample the best clam chowder in the world, veriably. For the last three years, the clam chowder served at Tonys Seafood Restaurant at Second and D street has won rst place in the Great Chowder Cooko in New Port, Rhode Island the World Cup of chowder. Tonys oers samples to all comers at the art festival, and there is always a line. elma McCain will be there selling her homemade crab cakes for the same $2 each as in the past to benet the Lioness club. at is 30 years of selling the best crab cakes you will ever eat. e Cedar Key Garden Club will sell fresh-squeezed lemonade. e Cedar Key Future Farmers of America will sell fresh-fried grouper. You can even rent a kayak from Kayak Cedar Keys outtter Tom Tomyakker Leibert right from the beach. And, of course, the Art. Original, colorful, varied, scenic art. Come and take the walk of your life in Cedar Key and you will not regret it.Old Florida Celebration of the Arts Showing O April 12 and 13 in Cedar Key Honeymoon Cottage 1959 by Tony Krysinsky decision to make from what Im reading in this letter right here, Weeks said. Councilman Aaron Edmondson said the town doesnt want to be pushed or held hostage by the county. He said the town wants to work with Chieand and Williston on reghting issues and he said the town doesnt want its re department to go to the county. To me this is just a tactic, Edmondson said. Clerk Kelli Brettel said the town was unaware it needed county approval before it could contract with Williston to hire reghters when they were needed. Town Attorney Steven Warm said the letter from Knowles seems to be saying, dont do anything until we look at it and put a rubber stamp on this, and I would get the impression they would feel we had deed them if we did something armative. County Commissioner John Meeks was seated at the back of the council chambers listening to the discussion. He wasnt on the agenda. Weeks asked him if there would be a problem if the council approved the agreement to hire Williston reghters on an as needed basis. I personally dont want to comment on it, Meeks replied, calling himself an observer. I know other members of the board will have a problem with it because it can escalate into an issue like the one thats been dealt with in the past. Meeks did not detail what problem the county commission has dealt with in the past. e biggest reghting issues faced by commissioners has been criticism leveled by Chieand that the county is dictating where Chieand can ght res and also cutting Chieands reghting revenues. e latest grievance by Chieand is that the county doesnt want to license an Advanced Life Support non-transport vehicle for Chieand Fire Rescue. e county commission holds the certicate of need for emergency medical services in the county. e commission would have to grant a CON to Chieand. Knowles would advise county commissioners on what he thinks should be done. e city is planning an April 22 public workshop at 5:30 p.m. at the Tommy Usher Center to demonstrate how an Advanced Life Support truck could save lives before a county ambulance arrives and to allow the Chieand public to comment on the issue. Edmondson and Weeks eventually agreed at Mondays meeting that the town should table the issue and obtain more information from the county. Councilman Bruce Greenlee, administrator of the Levy County Road Department, said the bottom line is that the town has signed an agreement with the county requiring prior approval by Moody of any contract with Williston. He said the town can deal with changing the language of the contract at a later time. Williston Fire Chief Lamar Stegall urged the council to go forward with the agreement, or at least approve it with the condition that nal approval would rest with the county. He said he had talked to Moody and Anne Bast Brown, the county attorney, and neither of them had a problem with the town inking the agreement with Williston. Stegall said he thought the issue would be mentioned at Tuesdays county commission meeting, but the subject wasnt discussed. e town council anticipates taking up the issue again at the next council meeting on April 21.County Forces Bronson to Postpone Decision on Williston Fire Agreement continued from page 1AJudge Tim Browning Swears in Four Williston City Council Members continued from page 1A funds come from federal and state grant funds. e Florida Department of Transportation will pay $950,000 of the project and the Federal Aviation Administration $1,630,000. Council members postponed approval of a special exception permit to establish the new Williston Middle High School on a piece of residential property at the corner of County Road 316 and U.S. 41. City sta said the school district had not provided all the information needed for the legal advertisement. e issue had to be tabled. Cli Lowry, the new head football coach and athletic director at Williston High School introduced himself. He said he was looking forward to earning the support of the community. He said spring football practice begins on May 1 and the spring game is May 23 at Interlachen. Lowry said if people will give the program a chance he believes they will be happy with the results on and o the eld. As a nal matter, council members received a summary of the budget. Most departments were in good shape and budget spending is within the expected range except for Williston Fire Rescue. e re department is 25 percent over budget at this point in the scal year. e department was hit with 14 calls as a result of a storm that passed through. e high call level may be part of the problem. Cason said he wouldnt mind the department being 12-14 percent over budget at the end of the year if the over spending was the result of a heavy call load. But if its just overspent I have a problem with that, Cason said. Cason added that sometimes when he is signing checks for the city he sees expenditures that make him scratch his head, and sometimes its in the re department. Hethcoat defended the department, saying the leadership is careful with spending. eyre too careful watching the budget to just go and overspend, Hethcoat said. Williston Head FootballCoach and Athletic Director Cli Lowry introduces himself to the city council.Reddick Firm Apparent Low Bidder on Bronson Sewer Project continued from page 1A Town Clerk Kelli Brettel said construction activities should begin in June. Most residents will see no construction along the highway frontage on U.S. 27A, the main highway through Bronson. e town clerk said the Kangaroo convenience store and Cameron Asbell Insurance Agency will connect through the back side of their businesses, as will McKenzies Bar, the Bronson Motel and Bronson Restaurant. Some business, such as the new Dollar General Market, wont get sewer through this project. e sewer line will extend to the Levy County Courthouse, up North Court Street, and along Marshburn Drive, according to Brettel. e town is hoping that the additional sewer lines will improve economic development changes and bring jobs to the county seat. e other bidders were Osteen Brothers in Gainesville with a base bid of $3,036,485; Art Walker Construction in Lowell with a base bid of $3,152,307; Worth Construction and Development Inc. in Live Oak with a base bid of $2,547,870; Andrews Paving of Gainesville with a base bid of $2,271,387; and American Construction of Panama City with a base bid of $2,983,636. e Illegal Gaming Task Force served search warrants today in ve Florida counties targeting internet cafs owned by Ivan Vega, 1873 Pine Bay Drive, Lake Mary, Fla., andPeter Miller, 120 Sand Castle Way, Neptune Beach, Fla. ese warrants represent a continuing crackdown on the operators of illegal gambling centers around Florida known as internet cafs. Along with todays operation, Ivan Vega was also arrested on a warrant from an earlier investigation conducted by State Attorney Willie Meggs of the 2nd Judicial Circuit.Vega was charged with keeping a gambling house, manufacture, sale, possession of coin operated devices, lottery, and plays at games of chance. ese warrants are a key step in investigating organizations claiming to be internet cafs but actually conducting illegal gaming. My Oce of Statewide Prosecution will continue to collaborate with law enforcement on these cases, stated Attorney General Pam Bondi. Search warrants were executed inDuval, Columbia, Marion, Brevard,Lake andcounties. During the execution of warrants, Gaming Task Force investigators seized computers, cash related to the illegal activity, banking records and employee rosters. ese warrants will likely lead to the arrests of key gures within these organizations for racketeering and money laundering, said Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey. is is a warning to other so-called internet caf operators. If you operate outside the law, you are a target. Members of the Illegal Gaming Task Force include FDLE Agents, Seminole County Sheri Donald Eslinger, Volusia County Sheri Ben Johnson and the Oce of Statewide Prosecution. is Task Force is sending a message to internet caf operators who operate outside of the law. We are going to continue to enforce the laws of the state and you will be held accountable, said Seminole County Sheri Donald Eslinger. In addition to warrants served by the Illegal Gaming Task Force, local law enforcement agencies served additional warrants in their jurisdictions, including Lake and Brevard County Sheris Oces and Rockledge, Palm Bay and West Melbourne Police Departments and in Monroe County by State Attorney Catherine Vogel.State Attorneys Brad King, Phil Archer and Willie Meggs are assisting in the investigations along with the Columbia and Marion County Sheris Oces. e Brevard County Sheris Oce arrested ve internet caf site managers as part of the operation. Search Warrants Served on Internet Cafse Illegal Gaming Task Force serves warrants in ve counties
4A A Halo for Selshness Thomas SowellCreators Syndicatee recent Supreme Court decision over-ruling some Federal Election Commission restrictions on political campaign contributions has provoked angry reactions on the left. at is what often happens whenever the High Court rules that the First Amendment means what it says -free speech for everybody. When the Supreme Court declared in 2010 that both unions and corporations had a right to buy political ads, that was considered outrageous by the left. President Obama called the decision devastating and said it will open the oodgates for special interests. ose unfamiliar with political rhetoric may not know that special interests mean people who support your opponents. Ones own organized supporters -such as labor unions supporting President Obama -are never called special interests. All politicians are against special interests, by denition. ey all want their own supporters to have the right to free speech, but not those individuals and groups so benighted as to support their opponents. Even in an age of polarization and gridlock, the one area in which it is easy to get bipartisan support in Congress is in passing campaign nance laws, restricting how much money can be spent publicizing political candidates. What Congressional Democrats and Republicans have in common is that they are all incumbents, and they all want to keep their jobs. Publicity is necessary to win elections, and incumbents get millions of dollars worth of free publicity from the media. Incumbents can all ponticate in Congress and be covered by C-SPAN. ey can get interviewed on network television, have their pictures in the newspapers, and send out mail to their constituents back home -and none of this costs them a dime. Congressional stas, paid by the taxpayers, are supposed to help members of Congress with the burdens of their oce, but a major part of their stas work is to help get them re-elected. ats not just during campaign years. Everything members of Congress do is done with an eye toward re-election. Any outsider who wants to challenge an incumbent at the next Congressional election has to pay hard cash to buy ads and arrange other forms of publicity, in order just to get some comparable amount of name-recognition, so as to have any serious chance of winning an election against an incumbent. Few people have the kind of money it takes for such a campaign, so they have to raise money -in the millions of dollars -to pay for what incumbents get free of charge. Campaign nance laws that restrict who can contribute how much money, who can run political ads, etc., are all restrictions on political challengers who have to buy their own publicity. If truth-in-packaging laws applied to Congress, a campaign nance law would have to be labeled an Incumbents Protection Act. e very high rate of incumbent re-elections, even while polls show the public disgusted with Congress in general, shows how well incumbents are protected. e media are accessories to this scam. So long as the information and opinions that reach the public are selected by mainstream media people, whom polls show to be overwhelmingly on the left, the lefts view of the world prevails. Hence the great alarm in the media, and in equally one-sided academia, over the emergence of conservative talk radio programs and the Fox News Channel on television. No longer can the three big broadcast television networks determine what the public will and will not see, nor two or three leading newspapers determine what is and is not news. Nobody wants to give up that kind of power. When businesses that are demonized in the mainstream media, and in academia, can buy ads to present their side of the story, that is regarded in both the media and academia as distortion. At the very least, it can cost the left their self-awarded halo. It is fascinating to see how some people -in both politics and the media -can depict their own narrow self-interest as a holy crusade for the greater good of society. e ability of the human mind to rationalize is one of the wonders of the world.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 2014 CREATORS.COMWritten by Alex Newman For over a year now, Americans have been up in arms over the Obama administrations unconstitutional eorts to bribe and bludgeon state governments into surrendering control over K-12 education through the controversial so-called Common Core national standards and the outrage is still growing. A peek beneath the surface, however, reveals that the nationalization of American schools is actually just one component of a much broader global agenda being pushed by the Obama administration, the United Nations, Bill Gates, and others: the globalization of education. In fact, just this week, an invitation-only conference hosted by former Florida Governor and pro-Common Core ringleader Jeb Bush entitled Globalization of Higher Education took place in Texas. Among the attendees: Hillary Clinton, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, former World Bank President Robert Zoellick, UNESCO ocials, university presidents, and more. While higher education appears to be the next target of reformers, the globalization of K-12 schooling is on the verge of completion at least if the American people do not rise up and stop it. For decades now, the globalists at UNESCO and other UN outts have been openly plotting to impose what they sometimes refer to as the World Core Curriculum on all of humanity. According to the agency, it is all linked to UN Agenda 21. In addition to gathering up unprecedented amounts of data on everyone, the global education reform movement is essentially seeking to instill radical new values in children turning them into global citizens with views inherently at odds with Biblical Christianity to facilitate the total regimentation of human society. Countless programs and initiatives such as Education for All are working toward that goal. Despite the virtual media blackout, none of it is much of a secret even in the United States. In fact, Obamas Education Secretary Arne Duncan even boasts openly that the U.S. Department of Education he leads is cooperating with groups such as the United Nations, often dubbed a dictators club, to improve education in America. In a 2010 speech to UNESCO, Duncan even referred to the UN education agency as one of the administrations global partners in the OPINION Letter to the Editor Michele MalkinCreators SyndicateAttention, class: A Common Core mouthpiece wants to rap my knuckles with his Gates Foundation-funded ruler. In response to my column two weeks ago about the marketing overlords pushing the Fed Ed racket, Chad Colby of Achieve Inc. demanded corrections. Lets go to school. I wanted to take a moment to highlight two points that were incorrect regarding Achieve, Colby complained. Contrary to Ms. Malkins assertion, Achieve employs no lobbyists and we never have. No? Never? Someone didnt do his homework. Mr. Colby, meet Patricia Sullivan. Shes the founding executive director of Achieve and a career lobbyist who has bounced around D.C. for the past quarter-century in inuence-peddling positions for the Gates Foundation-funded National Governors Association, Council for Chief State School Ocers and Center on Education Policy. She has advocated for trade groups, a teachers union and her own consulting rm. ats Washington-speak for lobbying. And let me introduce Mr. Colby to Ronn Robinson, a founding senior vice president of Achieve and veteran Democratic and corporate education lobbyist for former Washington Gov. Booth Gardner and Boeing. According to e Hill newspapers column titled, ahem, Lobbying World, Not-a-Lobbyist Robinson left Achieve several years ago to lobby for the D.C.-based National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE). NCEE is the multimillion-dollar Gates Foundation-funded advocacy (read: lobbying) group founded by Marc Tucker, the godfather of Common Core-style schemes and top-down control masquerading as reform. He has dominated the D.C. education-lobbying scene since before Bill Clinton was in oce. Like Achieve, Tuckers NCEE is a 501(c)(3) nonprot that crusades for ever-increasing federal involvement in every aspect of education while denying its brazen lobbying activities. In the early 1990s, NCEE (established with $5 million in New York taxpayer-funded seed grants) paid Hillary Clinton more than $100,000 to direct the groups Workforce Skills Program while she worked at the Rose Law Firm in Arkansas. After the Clintons moved into the White House, Tucker sent a now-infamous letter to Mrs. Clinton outlining a radical progressive plan to remold the entire American system through a centralized national-standards Trojan Horse. Tuckers proposal represented a new approach to government by elitist bureaucrats to create a seamless web that literally extends from cradle to grave. e Clinton White House soon after delivered federal Goals 2000 and School-to-Work laws. Tucker has explicitly advocated that the United States largely abandon the beloved emblem of American education: local control. Today, his acolytes hail the creation of a P20W system to groom students from prenatal (P) through graduate school (20) and into the workplace (W). Tuckers close ally, Mike Cohen, was one of the cadre of education radicals called on to shape his plan and was name-checked in his letter to Hillary. Cohen served as a top education adviser to Bill Clinton and his Education Secretary Richard Riley, and as a Dont-Call-Me-A-Lobbyist lobbyist for the NGA before becoming president of Achieve Inc. in 2003. And that brings us back to Mr. Chad Colby and Achieve Inc.s second complaint. As I reported in my column, the incestuous relationships among these lobbying groups and their Common Core boondoggle partners are deep and wide. I noted that in addition to stang the Common Core standards writing committee and leading the public relations campaign, Achieve Inc. is the project management partner of the Common Core-aligned, tax-subsidized PARCC testing conglomerate. Colby protested that Achieve is no longer aliated with the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) and that its contract ended with them in December of last year. Clean break? Hah. Achieve and PARCC are inextricably intertwined. Dont take my word for it. Take PARCCs. ough the contract with Achieve ended last year, a PARCC letter to Arizona education ocials explains that no ones really going anywhere: e Achieve sta members that have conducted the work of PARCC over the last several years are transitioning to PARCC, Inc. so that they can continue to maintain the leadership and programmatic expertise that will see the project through the end of the development period, as well as the sustainment of the assessment moving beyond the grant. Many of them have been involved in work surrounding student assessment and academic standards for 15 or more years... Moreover, PARCC makes crystal clear that the Achieve sta members that will make up PARCC, Inc. ... have been intimately involved in the development of each of PARCCs procurements, subsequent contracts and contract management. Despite spending tens of millions of dollars on advocacy along with millions more in federal and state taxpayer grants and subsidies, the Beltway educrats propaganda machine is crumbling. Tens of thousands of parents and students are now boycotting the rackets PARCC/Achieve eld tests. States are withdrawing from standards, technology and data-collection plans in droves. Looks like its time to ask the Gates Foundation to pour more money down the Common Core/Fed Ed Not Lobbying vortex, Mr. Colby. Class dismissedMichelle Malkin is the author of Culture of Corruption: Obama and his Team of Tax Cheats, Crooks and Cronies (Regnery 2010). Her e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. COPYRIGHT 2014 CREATORS.COM continued on page 5A LEVY PUBLISHING, LLCThe Levy County Journal is published every Thursday by Levy Publishing, LLC 440 S. Court St., Bronson, FL. 32621. Periodicals postage paid at Bronson, FL. (USPS 310-780).POSTMASTER:Send address changes to:Levy County Journal P.O. 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5A Last Weeks CrosswordLast Weeks Word Search Word SearchAccount After Amuse Armor Began Chart Cigar Claim Cloud Coats Cover Current Democracy Docks Drink Enjoys Error Expense Forth Irish Kings Loser Motor Nosey Olive Ovens Parachutes Picnic Places Plate Rhyme Robot Shirt Smells Smoke Smoothly Sound Spite Spray Steps Stops Strip Swords Talked Touches Uncomfortable Upright Victim Wagon Window eort to globalize schooling as part of the cradle-to-career education agenda. Today, education is a global public good unconstrained by national boundaries.... It is no surprise that economic interdependence brings new global challenges and educational demands, Duncan told the globalist UN bureaucrats, boasting of the billions of dollars U.S. taxpayers were being forced to send foreign governments and institutions for educational reform abroad. Our goal for the coming year will be to work closely with global partners, including UNESCO, to promote qualitative improvements and system-strengthening. e education agenda, of course, has less to do with actually educating children and more to do with promoting globalist political goals and values through indoctrination at school. Education is still the key to eliminating gender inequities, to reducing poverty, to creating a sustainable planet, and to fostering peace, Duncan continued, with sustainability being UN-speak for central planning and global government. Quoting former South African President Nelson Mandela, Duncan noted that education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Unsurprisingly, billionaire UN devotee and populationcontrol zealot Bill Gates the primary nancier of all things Common Core, other than U.S. taxpayers via the federal government is deeply intertwined with the planetary eort. According to the latest estimates, while his own children attend an elite non-Common Core private school, the Microsoft founder has poured more than $2 billion into creating and promoting the dubious national standards for everyone else. Together with UNESCO, though, Gates is determined to impose the globalist vision of education on children worldwide. In 2004, for example, on behalf of Microsoft, Gates personally signed a Cooperation Agreement with UNESCO to accelerate the globalization of education through information technology and communication. Together, UNESCO and Microsoft aspire for there to be a quantum leap in the quality of courses and in accelerating their uptake by educationalists ... through the availability of standards, guidelines or benchmarks, the agreement explains, calling for the creation of a master curriculum (Syllabus). UNESCO will explore how to facilitate content development, the document states. After signing the agreement, as reported by Eagle Forum chief Phyllis Schlay in 2005, UNESCO Director General Koichiro Matsuura gave a speech oering more insight into the plot. Among the goals of the partnership, the UN agency boss explained: fostering web-based communities of practice including content development and worldwide curricula reecting UNESCO values. As the document itself explains, Microsoft supports the objectives of UNESCO as stipulated in UNESCOs Constitution. It may or may not be a surprise to many Americans to learn that in a 2011 document about an advanced training program produced by UNESCOs International Institute for Educational Planning, the would-be global Department of Education, even uses the term Common Core. e course outline, which boasts that the UN institute has trained more than 1,500 education planners and managers from around the world, adds under the Common Core header: Educational planners and managers need insight into the eects of demographic shifts, globalization, and social and political change on education. e fourth part of the course presents the main development frameworks, including the new international commitments as part of Education for All/ Fast Track Initiative, Poverty Reduction, Millennium Development Goals, and discusses their impact on the role and methods/instruments of educational planning, continues the document, which essentially outlines the training program being used to put legions of globalized education bureaucrats devoted to UNESCOs vision in key positions worldwide. UNESCOs vision for a truly global education regime under the World Core Curriculum goes back decades, too, as its ocials openly admit. In the middle of my life I discovered that the only true, objective education I had received was from the United Nations where the earth, humanity, our place in time and the worth of the human being were the overriding concerns, wrote the late Robert Muller, former UN assistant secretary general and the architect of the World Core Curriculum plot. So at the request of educators I wrote the World Core Curriculum, the product of the United Nations, the meta-organism of human and planetary evolution. He described his planetary Common Core-like scheme as a curriculum of our universal knowledge which should be taught in all schools of E arth. O ne of his chief inspirations, he said, was former UN Secretary-General U ant, a Marxist radical, whom Muller quotes as saying: e world will not change and nd peace, if there is not a new education. A nother one of Mullers major inspirations was UN apparatchik and occultist A lice Bailey, who founded the Lucis T rust (formerly Lucifer Publishing Company) and claimed to channel spirits. UNESCOs use of the term Common Core, too, goes back decades. In 1984, for example the same year President Ronald Reagan withdrew U.S. participation from the UN agency the outt released a 51-page document entitled A Methodological Guide to the Application of the Notion of Common Core in the Training of Various Categories of Educational Personnel. at scheme was aimed at training teachers worldwide using the same standards, so that they, in turn, could fan out across the globe to educate students all over the world. Even as far back as the late 1940s, UNESCO was actively promoting the use of education as a means to achieve what its rst Secretary General, Julian Huxley, described as political unication in some sort of world government, which he claimed was necessary. In a 1949 pamphlet on using the classroom to promote world understanding, UNESCO said: As long as the child breathes the poisoned air of nationalism, education in world-mindedness can only produce precarious results. So, to deal with that, schools should use various means to combat family attitudes. Critics and analysts have slowly started taking notice. Some have decried Common Core as the nationalization of American education. Far more dangerous, however, is the globalism of Common Core that demotes American values, undermines American constitutional principles and detaches students from their families and faith, observed Catholic journalist and public speaker Mary Jo Anderson in a piece for Crisis magazine. Common Core is simply the newest attempt in the decades-old battle (Outcome Based Education, Goals 2000) to impose a U.N. globalist worldview aimed at peace, sustainability and economic stability at the expense of freedom. Indeed, Common Core represents merely the culmination of decades of quiet eorts by the globalist education establishment to foist its new values for its envisioned new society on the American people. In 1994, for example, Democrat President Bill Clinton signed e Goals 2000: Educate America Act foisting National Standards on schools across America. en, Republican President George W. Bush signed the No Child Left Behind Act developing national accountability schemes to ensure that government schools were teaching what the federal government demanded. Before the 1960s, of course, the federal government had virtually no role whatsoever in American education. e Constitution specically prohibits it by not granting any power over education to the national government, and thus, reserving that sphere for the states or the people. Today, however, schools are largely operating under federal control, despite the rhetoric, as they comply with federal mandates to keep the federal funds owing. Common Core is merely the next step but almost certainly close to the end game. Even before UNESCO came on the scene, tyrants and would-be tyrants always understood that controlling education and the minds of the youth, by extension was the key to power. From Marx and Stalin to Hitler, all of them knew corrupting children was their path to total domination. Today, Americans are faced with powerful globalist forces determined to shape the views and minds of their children through globalized education. And the outcome of this battle will almost certainly determine the future course of humanity. Alex Newman is a correspondent for e New American, covering economics, education, politics, and more. He can be reached at email@example.com. Follow him on Twitter @ALEXNEWMAN_JOU.UN, Obama, and Gates Are Globalizing Education Via Common Core continued from page 4A Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL-03) has written a letter to Chairman Jack Kingston (R-GA) of the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee, and Ranking Member Rosa Luisa DeLauro (D-Conn) urging the elimination of funding for the R ace to the T op Fund ( RTT ). Congressman Y oho gave the following statement RTT was established initially as a Federal incentive for the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Ocers to voluntarily adopt Common Core education standards. All states that adopt Common Core State Standards compete for grant money based on a point system. If states agree to adopt the Secretary of Educations standards, they are awarded additional points, thus tipping the scale in favor of those states. is is nothing more than an attempt from the Administration to coerce states into implementing Federal standards. Parents and educators should be making the decisions that shape the curriculum for our children, not the U.S. Department of Education. Congressman Ted Yoho serves on the Foreign Aairs and Agriculture Committees. He represents North Floridas 3rd Congressional DistrictYoho Supports Eliminating Federal Overreach through Race to the Top in FY2015 Appropriations Tallahassee, FL Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam released the following statement today, after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed to withdraw federal numeric nutrient criteria. e withdrawal of federal numeric nutrient criteria by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will enable Florida to manage our unique and diverse waterways. e Florida Legislature embraced the states adoption of a more comprehensive, sciencebased approach to managing the health of Floridas water bodies, demonstrating our commitment to protect our precious natural resources and creating the framework for the EPA to withdraw the overlapping federal standards. To nd more information on the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, visit www.FreshFromFlorida.com. Comm. Putnam Remarks on EPA Withdrawal, Leaving Florida Alone to Continue Protecting State Waterways
6A by Lisa Statham Posteraro On Friday morning, April 4th, Williston Elementary School Assistant Principal Chloe Gabriel welcomed into the media center the 20 Wildcats being recognized as the April Students of the Month. ere to applaud them were the students invited family members. e three areas recognized are academics, citizenship and most improved; sometimes a teacher will tap a student in two areas. When she called out each name, Gabriel also read why each classroom teacher had nominated that student, a tradition begun last year. Fifth graders receiving awards in academics were Emily White and Veronica Houser. Two citizenship awards were presented to Emily Ethington and Tyler Klinger. Dahja Simmons received her award for citizenship and academics, and Isaac Williams was presented a certicate for being most improved. e 5th grade teachers are Nancy Bowman, Jeanne DuBois, Mary Sridhar, Jessica Stevenson, Serena iessen and Steve Van Zwienen. e 4th grade teachers are Michelle Clark, Hillary Cribbs, Rachel Kates, Tina Roberts, Brittney Swink-Perno and Julie Whiteacre. Selected for academics were four students: Isabella Acosta, David Williamson, Paige Chaee and Ajavien Anderson. Dustin Porter was tapped for most improved and Academics. For academics and citizenship, Jeremy Phillips received a certicate. Kates cited Jeremy as a positive role model and commended him for his improved academic performance. e 3rd grade team includes Kathy Brewington, Courtney Edwards, Mary Guinsler, Laurie Helgerud, Cindy Hiter, Rowena Rivera, Michelle Ruiz, Marissa Schultz, Renai Sparrow and Becky Ward. Four students also received an academics award in 3rd grade: Eric Harvey, Marium Chowdhury, Mike Homan and Christopher Scott. Brewington commented about what a great role model Christopher was in his studies. Austin Fisher was honored for citizenship. Sebestian Emeterio, Joseph Domenech and Xavier Rooney were tapped for most improved. Helgerud touted Xavier for giving 100% eort! Receiving awards for both academics and citizenship were Addison Mayes and Jamari Days. Following the ceremony, Desire Mills served refreshments to the students and their guests, compliments of the Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO). Mills is one of the PTO leadership coordinators. PAW drawstring book sacks were presented to the recipients before they headed back to class after the brief 8:00 a.m. ceremony. As always, Brewington gathered the names and printed the certicates. Media specialist Donna Lovvorn took the photograph of the proud group. In the absence of principal Marla Hiers (because of a death in the family), Gabriel presented the certicates to the recipients. Congratulations to these April 2014 Students of the Month! Your positive role modeling is appreciated! Look for your group photo on the Wall of Fame in the Wildcat Caf!WES Showers Kudos Upon WES April Students of the Month Chloe Gabriel, Williston Elementary School Assistant Principal, stands behind the group of April 2014 Students of the Month. All but two students were present. Serving North Florida since 1979. Licensed as a not-for-profit hospice since 1980. At Haven, we believe every day is a gift. HAVENHOSPICE.ORG haven hospice is here to help with your advance care planning. to receive your complimentary copy of five wishes in english or spanish, go to havenhospice.org or call 800-hospice (467-7423). 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I was up there all last week. ey are saying it will be ne. Not to worry, Hastings said. Matt Marino, representing Oelrich Construction, which is partnered with Gilbane Construction to build the facility, was present for the afternoon retreat on a sunny day in Williston. Marino said Oelrich Construction has an outreach program to recruit local tradesman to work on building the new school. Smaller contractors can be used as subcontractors to the primary builder on the large project. He said tradesman interested in helping build the school should call 352/472-1334, a Newberry phone number. Oelrich lives in Williston and said he brings the attitude that this project is local. His stepmother is Judy Marino, who works in the Levy County Courthouse. His mother Susan Billings works for Levy County Emergency Medical Services. His father is Vince Marino. I live in Williston. I bring the mentality we live here, he said. Olerich was part of a presentation that was made in Bronson to the school board and administrative sta. He noted that the new school will be constructed across the street from Williston Elementary School. Whats nice is keeping all the education in one spot in the city. I think the school board did a great job of choosing the site, Marino said. e get-together for faculty and sta took place in the approximate location of the future main hallway of the school. e high school and middle school wings are separated by an administrative open oce area. Sta will see down both wings from the oce area. Capt. Frank Clegg, who runs the successful ROTC program at Williston Middle High School closely examined the drawing of the interior of the school and located the portion of the facility that will benet his program. e new high school has an indoor ring range for me, he said. Im excited to have a range right next to the classroom. e ROTC program is a credit course that can be taken as an elective. Carla Wade, an ESE Aide at Williston Middle School, Williston Middle High School Faculty Gets First Look at Field of Dreams Assistant School Superintendent Je Edison points to a drawing of the schools interior as three faculty members watch. \Faculty members chat at the site of the new school. The photo shows the front of the property along County Road 316 in the distance. The school district says it intends to preserve as many of the bigtrees on the property as possible and most of the trees along the property frontage. continued on page 7A
7A 2014 YT S A rchery T ournament On Friday March 21st, Yankeetown School held its 9th Annual Archery Tournament for grades 4th 8th In the Gentlemens competition: Kaloian Nedletchev was 5th with 73 points, Maverick Molina was 4th with 75 points, Brandon Fonda was 3rd with 77 points, Joseph Flores was the Runner-Up with 78 points and Jacob Pitts was the Champion with 82 points. In the Ladies competition: Madyson Black was 5th with 69 points, Angel Biorn was Sandgnat NewsFor Yankeetown Schools Kaloian Nedletchev and Vincent Pierce 4th with 76 points, Samantha De Gennaro was 3rd with 81 points, Destiny Wiles was the Runner-Up with 85 points, and Julie Snyder was the Champion with 88 points. In the Overall Competition Ladies Champion Julie Snyder tied Faculty Champion Mrs. Gatton with 82 points and Gentlemens Champion Jacob Pitts came out on top squeaking out a 1 point victory with 83 points. It was another great year for Yankeetown Archery. We shoot over 30,000 arrows with all archers continuing to improve and have a lot of fun.Core V alue A wards for Marche following students were chosen by their teachers for using the Core Value of Respect. Watson Zandra Haley Yaws Donte Porter Carson Kirsten Pank Brannen Tyler Mulligan Dillon Michael Whitt Harmon Sheldon Pierce Lovely Julia Babcock Jenner Lauren Mathews Calderone Elisabeth Hamilton Johnathan Sellner Bartello Kyndal Kennedy Willis Madyson Black Steinberg Tricia Ruttinger Alex Wildey Mr. Gatton Kyla Goode said the new facility will provide a much improved means of moving students around the campus. Some ESE students are disabled and have diculty moving from one location to another on the current middle school campus. We spend a lot of time getting wet at the middle school when theres a rainstorm, she said. e new school will meet all the handicap requirements. Sharon Sandlin, who teaches 6th grade at the middle school, was enthusiastic about the new school and what it brings in terms of 21st century computer technology and how technology might be used to teach students. Im very excited. It oers a lot of technology and expansion opportunities, more room and more programs, she said. Classrooms today are changing and we need to change with them. Chris Wilder, one of the agriculture teachers at the high school, talked about the new school as being part of the Williston utopia. e word utopia means paradise or heaven on earth. Williston is an awesome place and this is one more feather in our cap, he said. He said the school district allowed faculty to be part of planning for technology in the classroom. He said the new school will oer more opportunities for students. is is going to be amazing. Im very pleased and feel blessed they care about the kids and what I do, he said.Williston Middle High School Faculty Gets First Look at Field of Dreams continued from page 6A April is recognized as National 9-1-1 Education Month. Levy County Department of Public Safety (LCDPS) approached the Chieand Elementary School to present 9-1-1 information to school-age children. LCDPS invited Chieand Fire Department to join their team to deliver the information to kids in grades 3 through 5. e two Departments were at the school for three hours on Wednesday, April 2nd teaching the children when to call 911 and what information they would be asked when they call 911. Additionally, kids were taught about what to do if a stranger ever tried to pick them up and how to develop re escape plans with their families including identifying a meeting place outside their home in the event of a re. e information was delivered to several hundred children who also had the opportunity to see emergency response equipment up close. If you are interested in being part of this community involvement and learning life saving skills or volunteering contact: Levy County Department of Public Safety; 352/486-5209.Levy County Public Safety Visits Chieand Elementary CES students learn 911 and evacuation procedures to keep safe from Public Safety personnel. INVITATION TO BID CDBG CONTRACT # 11DB-C5-05-48-01-H05 LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Sealed BIDS will be received by Levy County, Florida at the Levy County SHIP Department, 612 E. Hathaway Avenue, Bronson FL 32621, Attn: Shenley Neely, until 4:00 PM on April 22, 2014, at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read aloud. The work consists of furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, incidentals, permits and taxes to provide the following: Soil Remediation with Septic System The removal of an existing onsite septic system and installation of a new septic system in accordance with the BIDDING DOCUMENTS. In order to be considered, a proposed bidder must attend the mandatory Pre-Bid Conference. The pre-bid conference will begin at 10:00 AM on April 17, 2014. The location of the Pre-Bid Conference is 11811 SE 197th Place, Dunnellon, FL 34431. Prior to the Pre-Bid Conference, the BIDDING DOCUMENTS will be available at the Levy County SHIP Department, 612 E. Hathaway Avenue, Bronson, Florida 32621 for review. Additional copies of the BIDDING DOCUMENTS may be obtained electronically, through email or facsimile, by phone at (904)264-6203 or by mail at 769-5 Blanding Blvd., Orange Park, FL 32065. The County reserves the right to waive technical errors and informalities and to reject any or all bids. Levy County is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Handicapped Accessible and Fair Housing Pub.: April 10, 2014. IT P AYS TO A DVERTISEAnd theres no better place than the Levy County Journal Contact us today for advertising rates and monthly specials at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 352-486-2312 JournalY our LocallyO wned County Paper of R ecord since 1923Levy County
8A By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterLevy County Commissioners Tuesday unanimously approved a preliminary plat for Legacy Acres near Williston despite questions about whether the road serving the future subdivision was wide enough and whether building a subdivision within 50 yards of peanut dryers was a good idea. Owner Ronald Gilman answered one question being raised by Commissioner Mike Joyner when he said Legacy Acres would be deed restricted to site built homes, which eliminates the possibility of mobile homes on the property. Gilman is planning to subdivide his land into ten 2-acre lots. Joyner said also questioned the wisdom of building a residential subdivision next to peanut dryers. e dryers can be loud during the peanut season. Joyner didnt want taxpayers being held liable for approving the construction of homes close to the farm operation. Im just trying to look out for the taxpayers money, Joyner said. Commissioner Danny Stevens measured the road Gilman plans to use as an access road. He said the road is 15-feet wide. Stevens said the narrow road concerns him because buses and vehicles use the road. When the subdivision is nished, the average household will have two vehicles. Stevens said some residents in the area have expressed concerns about the potential for trac problems on the narrow road. Stevens said Gilman may want to use a dierent road for the exit. e motion to approve the preliminary plat acknowledged that Gilman still has issues to address and he must impose deed restrictions that limit development to site built homes.Questions Remain Despite Preliminary County Approval of Williston Plat Inglis Septic Tank Problem Will Cost Federal Taxpayers $50,000By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterAfter a year of political wrangling and misres, Levy County Commissioners took the nal steps Tuesday to hopefully solve a messy septic tank problem at a federally rehabilitated home near Inglis. e septic tank drain eld at the home in Peaceful Acres could wind up costing federal taxpayers $50,000, and commissioners are literally ready to wash their hands of the problem. e Tarafa home was rehabilitated with federal funds from a Community Development Block Grant administered by Levy County, but what the county didnt know was that the septic tank system wasnt working properly. e grant administrator for the county, Jordan & Associates, attempted a couple of dierent solutions that didnt work and cost the grant program $20,000. e latest solution, to excavate the entire front yard and replace it with sandy soil, will cost another $30,000. e CDBG grant program will foot the bill. Were talking about $50,000 for a septic tank, said Commissioner Danny Stevens. Commission Chairman Ryan Bell said he is well aware of the cost. He said the county commission did everything within its power to solve the problem. Bell said the county has reduced our exposure. He was referring to legal exposure if the drain eld doesnt work. I think everyone in this room would like to wipe their hands of it if they could, Bell said. Ronald Vanzant, president of Jordan & Associates, won approval to advertise for bids on the project. e bids will go out on April 10. A pre-bid conference is set for 10 a.m. on April 17 and the bid deadline is 4 p.m. on April 22. e work will involve taking down the carport. Approximately 1,650 square feet of the yard will be excavated down to 4.5 feet. And what if it doesnt work? Vanzant said if that happens, he will come back to consult with commissioners. But Vanzant said GSE Engineering & Consulting, Inc. believes the septic tank drain eld will work with the new design.Inglis Sidewalk Construction Begins April 15 Work is expected to begin April 15 on a project that will improve the ability for pedestrians to walk safely along U.S. 19 in Inglis. A ve-foot wide sidewalk will is being built along the east side of U.S 19 from the Withlacoochee River Bridge to County Road 40. It is also being constructed along the west side of U.S. 19 from the Withlacoochee River Bridge to North Inglis Avenue. Crosswalks are going to be installed at side streets and new wheelchair accessible ramps are being added at side streets and driveways. Daytime lane closures can be expected during construction. Access to businesses and residences will be maintained at all times. e project, combined with sidewalk construction in Gilchrist and Suwannee counties, should be completed in the fall. Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will oversee the project and has hired R.E. Arnold Construction, Inc., of Archer to build these sidewalks at a cost of $592,900. For additional information regarding this project or other FDOT projects around Northeast Florida, visit www. nroads.com or call 800-475-0044. Follow FDOT on Twitter @MyFDOT_NEFL or http:// twitter.com/MyFDOT_NEFL. www.dot.state..usChieand headed for Debt-Free Status in Near Future continued from page 1A ve years. Chieand Fire Rescue bought a used re truck in Maryland, drove it to Chieand and refurbished it using reghters as the workers. Chieand police recently purchased two Crown Victoria police cars from Seminole County for a much reduced price rather than buying new police cars. e department used conscated drug funds to make the purchase. Its been lean, Pomeroy said. City Projects Coordinator Laurie Copeland said the city has made a conscious eort to operate as frugally as possible by not spending money unless it was absolutely necessary. We dont even have post-it notes. We cut up scrap paper for notes. We do everything we can to keep the costs down, Copeland said. e city raised the property tax millage rate last year by 1.25 mills when health insurance costs soared and the Florida Legislature shifted a higher percentage of the cost for the employee pensions to the city. e additional millage is expected to raise $143,000 in this years budget. e city levies 6 mills. Copeland said the city is aware that the cost of health insurance could rise considerably this year because of the Aordable Care Act, sometimes called Obamacare. Weve heard 10 percent on the low end and 40 percent on the extreme. We dont know. Its too early to shop for insurance, Copeland said. e Legislature may shift more state pension costs to cities. Chieand adjusted as best it could to the changing realities of running a municipality during the recession. e budget tightening and the loss of employees were painful. e City Commission thought the recession would probably last two years, but that turned out to be optimistic. Commissioners avoided raising property taxes for ve years, dipping into reserves until those funds were exhausted. e recession dragged on. I dont think anyone thought this recession was going to last as long as it has. When it rocked on ve years, the reality began to sink in. When we reached the sixth year, they (commissioners) broke down and raised taxes, Copeland said. Pomeroy credits his department heads with working together to reduce costs and working within their own departments to cut spending. He gives Copeland praise for writing the state and federal grants that have allowed the city to continue expanding and repairing its sewer and water systems, and improving its parks. He said the City Commission made strategic moves to conservatively manage the citys budget. Pomeroy said the city wants to keep property taxes as low as possible to attract businesses. e city has expanded its water and sewer lines northward. He believes those moves will eventually attract more businesses. He would like to lower taxes when the city pays o the last of its big loans in September. But commissioners will have to look rst at the citys nances. Copeland said the citys reserves have not caught up from the recession. She said that may take some time, especially if the Florida Legislature continues shifting expenses to the city taxpayers to make its bottom line look better. ey are cutting the revenue stream to us. e only revenue stream we have control over is ad valorem. Once again, we are left in the hole, she said. On the positive side, the city will be virtually debt-free in September. Copeland says remaining debt free will be challenging. She said despite the City Commissions best eorts to police spending and in spite of employees rising to the challenge of cutting departmental costs, there is bound to come a time when borrowing money becomes a necessity. e city hasnt reached the point yet. It is headed for a dierent milestone in September as it nears debt-free status. > Six Month Introductory APR as low as 1.99%, and as low as 4.25% thereafter* > No closing costs on lines up to $250,000** > Possible tax benets^ > Fast, easy approval up to 100% LTV > Interest-only payment option availableApply for a Home Equity Line of Credit just like a loan, and once youre approved you can access this cash up to your full available credit limit whenever you need it. Stop by today or apply* online at www.ccbg.com.*Subject to Credit Approval. The introductory rate will be in effect for the rst six (6) months after your account is opened. 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Our veteran newspaper reporter, Terry Witt, can be reached at 352/220-4927 or at email@example.com. ank you for supporting the Journal. e revenue earned by the Journal is spent locally.To Our Readers For Your Information and ClaricationLog Cabin Quilters e Log Cabin Quilters met ursday, April 3 at the Levy County Quilt Museum at 11050 NW 10th Ave. Mary was in to sandwich a baby quilt. Donna brought in her completed lap blanket. Others brought in projects to work on. e ladies had a great time looking at the material that had been donated during the week. ese donations of fabric and other craft-related items help fund the Museums needs. A group of quilters and friends from the RV Resort in Williston were in for a visit to the area. We hope they will return next winter and join us. Ida Mae Watsons family donated the display cabinet that was in the Beauty Shop for years. Russell made this cabinet and weve found just the place for it. After Russell died, Ida Mae made replicas of her childhood home and the home that she and Russell lived in when they were rst married. Her childhood home had the separate kitchen and eating area. My grandfather had a home like this with a wood cook stove and he probably had an ice box before Grandma got an electric refrigerator and stove. anks again Watson family for thinking of us. Come out and see the houses. Greg and the boys were out this week. e yard is looking great. ey boys were able to put up more of the quilt blocks on the porch. anks Lancaster. Come out to see the changes. If youre in the swings or rocking chairs on the porch, you can listen to the birds singing. On April 3rd, Congressman Ted Yoho became the rst candidate in North Central Floridas 3rd Congressional district to qualify for the 2014 ballot. In order to qualify for the ballot it is necessary to have 4,476 signed petitions. Yoho had 4,818 certied petitions which is 300 more than required. Congressman Yoho said, I am thrilled that our team is the rst to qualify on the 2014 ballot. It is no easy task to collect nearly 4,500 petitions and I couldnt be more humbled by the outpouring of support from our local communities. Candidates have two options to get on the ballot petition onto the ballot by collecting 1 percent of the total registered voters signatures in the district or pay a $10,400 fee to be placed on the ballot. March 31 marked the end of qualifying via the petition process. Yoho said, Carolyn, our team and I want to thank all of the hardworking, dedicated volunteers, and supporters that helped us achieve our goal of qualifying by the petition method. It was important for us to qualify via the petition method instead of spending the precious donation dollars received by you, our valued individual supporters. We thank you for both. We began our campaign years ago as a small, grassroots movement and remain committed to that still. I look forward to seeing old friends on the campaign trail as well as new ones as we begin a new election year. e issues that impact our neighborhoods each and every day are what I have been and will continue to focus on. Its time to put America rst. Congressman Ted Yoho was rst elected in 2012. He represents 13 counties in North Central Florida which include Alachua, Clay, Bradford, Union, Columbia, Marion, Levy, Dixie, Gilchrist, Suwannee, Lafayette, Madison, and Hamilton. You can nd more information about Ted Yoho at www.tedyoho.com.Congressman Ted Yoho Becomes First Candidate to Qualify for BallotOver 4,800 Local Citizens Rallied to get Ted Yoho on the Ballot Donnas nished her lap quilt. Not bad for a rst time quilt maker. Joyce has a lucky grandson. The quilt has many pictures of his favorite things. A replica of the home that Ida Mae and Russell Watson lived in when their children were small. AMVETS Riders Chapter 422 Raises $4,200 for Haven HospiceOn Wednesday, April 2, 2104, AMVETS Riders Chapter 422 presented DeAnna Beverly and Stephanie Brod of Haven Hospice with a check for $4,200. is check was the result of the AMVETS Riders Chapter 422 Second Annual Poker Run which was dedicated to Haven Hospice. e Poker Run had over 142 riders and passengers which ran from Chieand to Bronson to Williston to Trenton and ended back at AMVETS Post 422 in Fanning Springs with a fantastic BBQ dinner. AMVETS Riders Chapter 422 would like to thank its sponsors/donors: AMVETS Post 422, Ladies of Joppa, Joppa Lodge No. 4, Universal Gaming, Luzader Construction, Old Town Hardware, Verizon Wireless, Mitchs Gold and Jewelry and WalMart, as well as all those who donated prizes, to make this such a huge success. We would like to thank the members of AMVETS Post 422 for all their help, especially Commander Richard Bater, Paul Arnold, John Loucks, Teresa Ingram and everyone else who helped bring this together.Pictured L-R: Eric Daniels, Vivian Elko, Joe Elko, Richard Bater, Guye Daniels, Lee Layne, Kenny Spillers, DeAnna Beverly, Judy Benton, Stephanie Brod, Dale Tarpini, Karen Scheer, and Ron Benton.
By Terry Witt Senior Staff WriterMore than 55 motorcycle riders from AmVets Post 88 in Bronson raised $2,000 for the Gainesville Fisher House Foundation in a 147-mile poker run Saturday. e Bronson AmVets Riders Chapter 88 working with the Sons of AmVets Squadron 88 and AmVets Ladies Auxiliary organized the poker run. Many of the riders are working people willing to give of their time for a worthy cause. Gainesville Fisher House is a residential facility that provides a home away from home for the families of veterans being treated at the Veterans Hospitals in Gainesville. For members of the Armed Forces, retirees, veterans and their families, the Fisher House oers shelter and support during a medical crisis. e support is especially important to a family during the hospitalization of a wounded or injured service member involved in current military operations. No family pays for their stay. AmVets Post 88 has already raised $10,000 for the Gainesville Fisher House. e goal is to raise an additional $10,000 over the next four years, but the Post is trying to raise the money as fast as possible. e Fisher House program supports the American military in their time of need and recognizes the special sacrices of American men and women in uniform as well as the hardships of military service by meeting the humanitarian needs beyond that provided by the U.S. Departments of Defense and Veterans Aairs. AmVets Post is involved in many community activities. e poker run for the Fisher House being among them. During the cold winter months, the Post provided coats to children in Bronson schools who came to school without a coat. e coats for kids program was another of the Posts successes.Road Capt. Les Fleming leads a group of riders to the AmVets Post 88 after a 147-mile Poker Run in support of the Gainesville Fisher House. AmVets Riders Chapter 88 led the Poker Run. Photo by Terry Witt. Bronson AmVets Post 88 Riders Raise $2,000 in Support of Fisher House By Terry Witt Senior Staff WriterIts common to see an ambulance, re truck or a sheris deputy racing toward an emergency on Levy Countys roads and highways, but its rare to see them up close. e Levy County Department of Public Safety sponsored Safety Expo Saturday north of Chieand gave the public an opportunity to see the people and vehicles who respond to their emergencies up close. We assembled the whole area of law enforcement, re and Emergency Medical Services to give the public an opportunity to come out and see how it works, said Public Safety Director David Knowles. No one sees us unless they call 911. is gives us an opportunity to expose what we do in a non-emergency situation. Agencies represented at the Expo were the Levy County Sheris Department, Williston Police Department, Chieand Police Department, Chieand Fire Rescue, Williston Fire Rescue, Bronson Fire Rescue, Cedar Key Fire Rescue, Fanning Springs Fire Rescue and Inglis Fire Rescue. Luther White, the landowner, allowed the Department of Public Safety to use the property o U.S. 19 north of Chieand for the Expo. e most popular demonstration was the response to a mock vehicle accident and the use of special equipment, such as the Jaws of Life, to cut the doors o the vehicle and remove the occupants. e actors for the drama were Brian NesSmith as the driver and Devon Jones as his passenger. Bronson Interim Fire Chief Dennis Russell donated a used van and a used car for the demonstration. Paramedics then transported the patient to a waiting Public Safety Expo Gives Close Up View of Emergency Services As part of a mock exercise, a reghter demonstrates on actor Devon Jones how he would stabilize the neck area as reghters cut their way into the vehicle. Photo by Terry Witt. Fireghters and paramedics rush an accident victim, actor Devon Jones, to an awaiting Levy County Emergency Medical Services ambulance and from there to an Air Methods ambulance helicopter. Photo by Terry Witt.Bronson Wins Double-Header as District Tournament Approaches By Terry Witt Senior Staff WriterBronsons varsity boys baseball team won a double-header against Hawthorne Friday to give the team a 10-5 record as the district tournament nears. e Eagles are 7-2 in the district and should get a bye in the rst round. e district tourney begins April 21 in Trenton. Bronson defeated Hawthorne 19-3 in the rst game and 11-1 in the second. It was a home game. One of the games was a makeup for a game cancelled for rain. Ty Barber started as pitcher for the rst game, striking out 6 and giving up no runs. Freshman Wayne Shipp replaced him in the fth inning. e game ended in the fth with the mercy rule in eect. e second game also ended in the fth for the same reason the mercy rule. Timmy Gibson went all the way as pitcher, giving up no earned runs and striking out 10 batters. Coach Allen Strickland used six junior varsity players in the rst game. He thinks it may have inspired the older boys to play better ball. e JV performed well as varsity players. I told them we were going to use the guys that will produce. It worked on some of the older boys, Strickland said. It was good to get some wins at home. Weve struggled at home. Weve been real road warriors. e 10-5 overall record is the best the Eagles has seen in four years. e team will have to continue winning for the season to be termed successful, Strickland said. You can throw the records out in the playos, he added. Were playing better, but weve got room to improve. e season stats show Ty Barber has the best batting average at .474, with Timmy Gibson close behind with .444. Tyler Beauchamp has .417, David Dees .405, Brock Brower .362, Cole Crain .333, Landon Smith .319, Brandon Wachtel .303, P.J. Shipp .273, Jacob Morrison .250, Jason Ranalli .250, Jared McCoy .200, Brandon Mercer .192. Gibson leads the team in RBIs with 20, Dees with 16 and Wachtel with 13 and a home run. Barber has 14 RBIs, Beauchamp 10, Brower 9, Smith 9, Mercer 6, Shipp 5, Morrison 4, McCoy 2, Crain 1 and Ranalli 1. Gibson is the teams primary pitcher with 7 games under Bronsons leading hitter, Ty Barber, slides safely into second on a steal. Photo by Terry Witt.continued to page 7B continued to page 6B
2B Levy County Community Calendar Levy County Saltwater and Freshwater Tides DAY HIGH TIDE HEIGHT SUNRISE MOON % MOON /LOW TIME /FEET SUNSET TIME VISIBLECedar KeyTh 10 Low 5:37 AM 0.6 7:11 AM Set 4:13 AM 72 10 High 11:57 AM 2.9 7:55 PM Rise 3:57 PM 10 Low 5:54 PM 1.0 10 High 11:52 PM 3.1 F 11 Low 6:23 AM 0.5 7:10 AM Set 4:49 AM 80 11 High 12:33 PM 3.1 7:56 PM Rise 4:50 PM 11 Low 6:44 PM 0.6 Sa 12 High 12:45 AM 3.2 7:09 AM Set 5:23 AM 87 12 Low 7:02 AM 0.5 7:57 PM Rise 5:44 PM 12 High 1:05 PM 3.4 12 Low 7:26 PM 0.3 Su 13 High 1:30 AM 3.4 7:08 AM Set 5:59 AM 93 13 Low 7:37 AM 0.5 7:57 PM Rise 6:40 PM 13 High 1:34 PM 3.6 13 Low 8:04 PM 0.0 M 14 High 2:12 AM 3.4 7:07 AM Set 6:35 AM 97 14 Low 8:11 AM 0.5 7:58 PM Rise 7:37 PM 14 High 2:02 PM 3.7 14 Low 8:40 PM -0.2 Tu 15 High 2:52 AM 3.4 7:06 AM Set 7:14 AM 99 15 Low 8:44 AM 0.6 7:58 PM Rise 8:35 PM 15 High 2:30 PM 3.9 15 Low 9:17 PM -0.4 W 16 High 3:32 AM 3.4 7:05 AM Set 7:57 AM 99 16 Low 9:18 AM 0.8 7:59 PM Rise 9:35 PM 16 High 3:00 PM 4.0 16 Low 9:55 PM -0.5Suwannee River EntranceTh 10 Low 5:55 AM 0.6 7:12 AM Set 4:14 AM 72 10 High 12:03 PM 2.6 7:56 PM Rise 3:58 PM 10 Low 6:12 PM 0.9 10 High 11:58 PM 2.7 F 11 Low 6:41 AM 0.5 7:11 AM Set 4:49 AM 80 11 High 12:39 PM 2.7 7:57 PM Rise 4:51 PM 11 Low 7:02 PM 0.6 Sa 12 High 12:51 AM 2.8 7:09 AM Set 5:24 AM 87 12 Low 7:20 AM 0.5 7:57 PM Rise 5:45 PM 12 High 1:11 PM 3.0 12 Low 7:44 PM 0.3 Su 13 High 1:36 AM 3.0 7:08 AM Set 5:59 AM 93 13 Low 7:55 AM 0.5 7:58 PM Rise 6:40 PM 13 High 1:40 PM 3.2 13 Low 8:22 PM 0.0 M 14 High 2:18 AM 3.0 7:07 AM Set 6:36 AM 97 14 Low 8:29 AM 0.5 7:58 PM Rise 7:37 PM 14 High 2:08 PM 3.3 14 Low 8:58 PM -0.2 Tu 15 High 2:58 AM 3.0 7:06 AM Set 7:15 AM 99 15 Low 9:02 AM 0.6 7:59 PM Rise 8:36 PM 15 High 2:36 PM 3.4 15 Low 9:35 PM -0.4 W 16 High 3:38 AM 3.0 7:05 AM Set 7:57 AM 99 16 Low 9:36 AM 0.8 8:00 PM Rise 9:36 PM 16 High 3:06 PM 3.5 16 Low 10:13 PM -0.5Withlacoochee River EntranceTh 10 Low 6:32 AM 0.6 7:10 AM Set 4:12 AM 72 10 High 12:04 PM 2.6 7:54 PM Rise 3:56 PM 10 Low 6:49 PM 0.9 10 High 11:59 PM 2.8 F 11 Low 7:18 AM 0.5 7:09 AM Set 4:47 AM 80 11 High 12:40 PM 2.8 7:55 PM Rise 4:49 PM 11 Low 7:39 PM 0.6 Sa 12 High 12:52 AM 2.9 7:08 AM Set 5:22 AM 87 12 Low 7:57 AM 0.5 7:55 PM Rise 5:43 PM 12 High 1:12 PM 3.1 12 Low 8:21 PM 0.3 Su 13 High 1:37 AM 3.1 7:07 AM Set 5:58 AM 93 13 Low 8:32 AM 0.5 7:56 PM Rise 6:39 PM 13 High 1:41 PM 3.3 13 Low 8:59 PM 0.0 M 14 High 2:19 AM 3.1 7:06 AM Set 6:34 AM 97 14 Low 9:06 AM 0.5 7:57 PM Rise 7:35 PM 14 High 2:09 PM 3.4 14 Low 9:35 PM -0.2 Tu 15 High 2:59 AM 3.1 7:05 AM Set 7:13 AM 99 15 Low 9:39 AM 0.6 7:57 PM Rise 8:34 PM 15 High 2:37 PM 3.5 15 Low 10:12 PM -0.4 W 16 High 3:39 AM 3.1 7:04 AM Set 7:56 AM 99 16 Low 10:13 AM 0.8 7:58 PM Rise 9:34 PM 16 High 3:07 PM 3.6 16 Low 10:50 PM -0.5Weather Forecast http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/bronson-/32621/daily-weather-forecast/332291 continued on page 3B North Florida Livestock MarketWednesday April 2, 2014STEERS LOW HIGH AVG 150-199 lb 230.00 325.00 293.75 200-249 lb 245.00 330.00 301.36 250-299 lb 125.00 270.00 234.06 300-349 lb 125.00 255.00 208.75 350-399 lb 184.00 227.50 207.97 400-449 lb 150.00 212.50 182.17 450-499 lb 150.00 196.00 181.77 500-549 lb 152.00 170.00 160.60 550-599 lb 136.00 154.00 148.00 HEIFERS 150-199 lb 230.00 315.00 272.50 200-249 lb 160.00 250.00 218.75 250-299 lb 150.00 232.50 201.83 300-349 lb 144.00 220.00 193.46 350-399 lb 140.00 220.00 189.31 400-449 lb 128.00 190.00 173.89 450-499 lb 127.50 176.00 155.25 500-549 lb 128.00 160.00 139.40 550-599 lb 132.00 136.00 134.67 600-649 lb 144.00 159.00 149.00 COWS 600-800 lb 67.00 164.00 103.98 800-1000 lb 70.00 152.00 104.76 1000-1200 lb 66.00 148.00 100.08 1200-1400 lb 85.00 115.00 103.67 1400-1600 lb 100.00 110.00 105.80 1600-1800 lb 94.00 108.00 101.00 BULLS 800-1000 lb 106.00 110.00 108.00 1000-1200 lb 114.00 117.00 116.00 1200-1400 lb 113.00 117.00 114.50 1400-1600 lb 103.00 115.00 110.50 1600-1800 lb 129.00 133.00 130.67 1800-2000 lb 119.00 140.00 126.67 PAIRS 1150.00 TOTAL HEAD COUNT 447 Compared to last week, slaughter cattle were steady to a couple dollars cheaper. Replacement cattle and yearlings remained steady. Come see us next week! Be in the Know! e new Animal ID rule became eective February 19, 2014. A period of continued education has been established to help everyone become familiar with the rule requirements. Please contact Tallahassee to get your Premise ID and your FREE tags to start tagging your cattle now. Call omas Holt, State Veterinarian at 850-4100900 or Stephen Monroe! Program Director at 850-410-0944 for more information. Check us out on the web at www. northoridalivestock.com for our market report, news and upcoming events or drop us a line at nm@att. net.BRONSONScrabble at Bronson LibraryFeel like teasing your brain? Enjoy nding those obscure words to use? Come join our Scrabble game at the Bronson Library every urs. morning at 10:30. We have multiple boards and just added another one. Call the Bronson Library at 486-2015 to conrm we are meeting.Quit Smoking Program e Levy County Health Department will be holding Quit Smoking meetings on ursdays through May 1 from 5:30 PM to 7 PM Do you smoke? Do you dip? Do you spit? Do you want to quit? Join the FREE six-session group program to help you quit tobacco, developed by ex-smokers for those who want to become ex-smokers themselves, and includes help for other forms of tobacco, such as cigars, dip, chew, etc. e program oers free nicotine patches, lozenges, and/or gum (while supplies last), as well as follow-up support. To register call 866/341-2730.Bronson Town Council Meeting Apr. 21e next meeting of the Bronson Town Council will be Apr. 21 at the Dogan S. Cobb Municipal Building. City Hall 352/486-2354.Brothers of the Third Wheel Trikers Meet in Bronsone Nature Coast Chapter of e Brothers of the ird Wheel, an association for all trikers, meets the second Saturday of each month at the Bronson Restaurant on Alt. US 27 in Bronson. Coee at 9 AM, meeting starts at 10 AM sharp. New members very welcome. For more info call Joe Graves at 352/208-0517 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org The Childrens TableLooking for a place to volunteer that really makes a dierence? e Childrens Table urgently needs volunteers to help at their food bank location, 680 W. rasher Dr. (SR24) in Bronson, or to drive to pick up food. Call them, stop by or go to the site at: childrenstable.org e Childrens Table also does Bingo on Fri. and Sat. nights at 6:30 p.m. to benet the food pantry at the old Campbells Seafood House. Light refreshments are available. Call 352/486-6525 for more info. Landrum American Legion in Bronson Monday Night BingoLandrum Memorial American Legion Post 236 is located at 9550 N.E. U.S. Hwy 27 Alt. in Bronson and has Jackpot Bingo every Monday night at 6:30 PM. Play for a chance at a $200 Jackpot every Monday night. e Jackpot has progressive numbers each week until won. Everyone is welcome. For more information call 352/4865003 or 352/317-5685. WILLISTONAARP Chapter 912 Williston Apr. 14AARP Chapter 912 will meet on Mon. Apr. 14 in St Barnabas Episcopal Church ompson Hall, 661 NW 1st Ave., Williston (behind KFC). e meeting begins at 10:00 a.m. but come early for coee and socializing at 9:30. is months meeting will be presented by theMinisterial Alliance with Rev. Charles Williams. is is our Volunteer Appreciation meeting for recognizing members for their service in the community.Williston Community Theater For more information on future presentations contact Gary or Mandy at 352/441-0234.Williston Community Blood Drive Apr. 18, 19Every year, 4.5 million lives are saved in the US and Canada thanks to blood transfusions. e group of patients whose lives are saved stretch across all demographics, races and ethnicities. Just three teaspoons of blood can save a babys life, so imagine the impact that your pint of donated blood can have. Donors must be 17 or older, or 16 with parental consent, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good health. A photo ID is also required. Donors get cookies, a great recognition item and a complimentary cholesterol screening. Roll up your sleeve this summer LifeSouth really needs your help. Please join us at the Williston Community blood drive: Bloodmobile at City Hall, 50 NW Main Street, Williston on Friday, April 18 and Saturday, April 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.Fundraiser for Jimmy Fender Apr. 19ere will be a fundraiser to help Jimmy Fender at Williards Restaurant on April 19 from noon to 4 PM with a bake sale, raes, games, and music by FireCreek and Hired Guns. BBQ will be provided by DoRight Cooking with smoked pork or chicken, coleslaw, red and green beans, potatoes, roll and a drink. Meal tickets are available at Corner Market (121 & Hwy 41), Larrys Transmissions, Levy Insurance, and Morris Junction or call George @ 352/875-9881, Ren @ 352/258-1262 or J&A Towing at 352/528-5277. Come and have a good time, enjoy the BBQ and music, and help Jimmy.Williston City Council Meeting Apr. 22 e next regular City Council meeting is Tuesday Apr. 22 at 7 PM in the Williston City Council Room. City Hall is at 50 NW Main Street, Williston, 352/528-3060. According to the City of Williston oce (not the website) regular council meetings are held on the rst Tuesday after the rst Monday of the month and then again in two weeks.JBE Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration Dates for 2014-15Joyce Bullock Elementary Pre-K registration dates are Apr. 22, 23, and 24. You must schedule an appointment for one of these dates by calling the school starting April 1st. Also, you will need a certicate of eligibility from the Early Learning Coalition obtained in Chieand beginning April 1st. For more information on certicates, contact the ELC Oce at 352/490-5855. JBE VPK enrollment is based on a rst-come rst-served basis. Kindergarten Registration will begin after Spring Break and run through the end of the school year. Pick up packets, return packets, and Register your child from March 31-June 6 for Kindergarten classes. Child must be 5 on or before Sept. 1 and will need: a birth certicate, social security card, immunization records, and physical not more than a year old from the start of the upcoming school year. Child already attending JBE Pre-K, will be automatically enrolled so you do not have to do anything unless they need updated immunizations. For more info call the school at 352/528-3341.Levy Animal Friends Community Cat CampaignLevy Animal Friends, Inc. (LeAF) a county wide 501c3 organization, serving as a resource to all active Levy County rescue groups, is joining a local Community Cat Campaign to Trap, Neuter & Release (TNR) Feral and Stray cats in colonies throughout the county. e rst step in this eort is to identify any unregistered colonies. If you are or know someone who is currently feeding a group of outdoor cats (10 or more), please contact us. e goal of this ongoing program organized by Sheltering Hands Pet Rescue is to register those who feed the colonies as Caregivers, train them in the process of TNR and organize trapping opportunities in order to neuter and control the growth of these groups. Please contact us if you wish to participate in the program or if you would like to help support these cats with feed or cash donations to provide veterinarian services. Email: LevyAnimalFriends@gmail.com or contact: Bob 6426157 or Harry & Shirley 486-2067. Williston Lions Club Events e Williston Lions Club meets on the 4th Wed. of the month and 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. Guests are very welcome at our meetings. We will be planning future events so your assistance in this matter is greatly appreciated. If you need to reach us by phone call 352/214-3315. ursdays: e Childrens Table is here from 4 to 6 PM then Bingo @ 7 PM with two Jackpots. If an attendee brings a friend, that attendee will get a free card. Saturdays: Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Levy County Autism Support Group Autism 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/O CALAOcala Civic Theater Performances
3B Around the Nature Coast WWII Vets and Proud of It Meet Apr. 10e World War II Vets and Proud of It will meet urs. Apr. 10 at e Gathering Table in Chieand at 116 N .Main St. (also Hwy 19 S). We meet every second ursday at 11:30 AM, some arrive at 11:00. Any questions please call Virginia Lewis at 352/528-2310. Hope to see you there.Cedars of Lebanon Cemetery Clean Up Apr. 12Cedars of Lebanon Cemetery Spring Clean Up Day will be Sat., April 12. Area ole-timers and friends gather to socialize and share a covered dish. e cemetery is located 6 miles north of Inglis. Bring your lawn chair and rake and come join us with your favorite dish to share! Please contact Cecille Rohrer at 352/339-3384 for any questions. FWC to Meet April 15-17 near Tallahasseee Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet April 15-17 at the Florida Public Safety Institute, 85 Academy Drive, Havana. e Institute is west of the city of Midway on U.S. 90. Full-day business sessions Wed. and urs. start at 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays halfday discussions session starts at 1 p.m. e public is invited to all three days and will be provided opportunities to speak. Highlights of the agenda include: Tuesdays strategic discussions about the future of conservation: human-wildlife interaction; connecting youths to the outdoors; and increasing participation in conservation. Commission action Wednesday on marine sheries items For the full agenda, go to MyFWC.com/Commission and select Commission Meetings. Cant attend meeting in person? Follow live coverage on Twitter @MyFWC and join in the conversation by using tag #FWC2014. https:// twitter.com/MyFWC. Check the Florida Channel (www.theoridachannel. org/) for possible live webcast times.District 5 LEPC Meeting Apr. 16e District 5 Local Emergency Planning Committee will be conducting meetings on Wed., Apr.16 at the Withlacoochee Regional Planning Council oce at 1241 S.W. 10th Street, Ocala, FL 34471. At 9:30AM a Training Sub-Committee Meeting willtake place. At 10:30 AM the full Distict 5 LEPC Meeting will begin.LC Transportation Disadvantaged Board Meeting Apr. 17 e Levy County Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board announces its regular quarterly meetingon urs., Apr. 17 at 10:00 AM at the Levy County Courthouse in the County Commissioners Board Room, 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, Florida 32621. e board meetings are open to the public. 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. Our Mission of the Florida Commission is to ensure the coordination of transportation services that enhance access to employment, health care, education, and other life-sustaining activities for older adults, persons with disabilities, people with low incomes and at risk children who are dependent upon others for transportation. For specic Levy County TD contact information please visit http://www.dot.state..us/ctd/contacts/ctcsbycounty. htm#32 WRPC Board of Directors Meet Apr. 17e Withlacooche Regional Planning Council Board of Directors is scheduled to meet on urs. April 17 at 7:00 PM. A majority quorum is needed for this meeting. e meeting will be held at the WRPC oce at 1241 SW 10 St., Ocala, FL 34471-0323FWC Holding Deer Management meetings e Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) seeks input and invites the public to a series of meetings starting April 1 on deer management in hunting zones B and C in north and central Florida. e FWC is in the process of establishing deer management units (DMUs) throughout the state. DMUs are intended to allow the FWC more exibility with deer management based upon deer populations, habitat conditions and public preference within each of the units. All meetings are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the following locations and dates: Lake City Monday, April 21, at the Holiday Inn Lake City, 213 SW Commerce Drive; At the meetings, plans for using DMUs will be explained and all participants will have an opportunity to provide input. Following the public meetings, four technical assistance groups will be formed, made up of members of the public to meet and work to create goals and objectives for deer management in their respective DMUs. Anyone interested in being on one of these groups will get the opportunity to apply. For those who cannot attend any of the meetings, there will be follow-up opportunities to participate in a webinar and to view an online presentation where comments may be submitted. Information on all of this will be available soon at MyFWC.com/Deer. For more information, contact Cory Morea at 850/6179487 or Christine Denny at 352/327-3269.Levy County Library Events for AprilPre-school Storytime 30-minute programs use books and music to present young children with the concept that books, reading, and libraries are fun and enjoyed at all ages. Yankeetown A.F. Knotts Public Library April 22 @ 3:00 PM Bronson Public Library April 14 @ 10:30 AM Chieand Luther Callaway Public Library April 21 @ 10:30 AM Williston Public Library Every Wednesday @ 9:30 AM and Music With Ms. Sara @ 10:00 AM For more information please contact your local librarian or Jenny Rodgers, youth services coordinator, 352/4865552.New Amateur Radio Club in Levy CountyWe are announcing the formation of a new Amateur Radio Club in Levy County, e Gator Amateur Society. Interested parties should go to www.w1gas.com for further information. e club will have monthly meetings, and oer classes to prepare you for your rst Amateur Radio license, as well upgrade testing for those already licensed. is rst meeting is an organizational meeting on Sat. Apr. 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. GAS is aliated with the ARRL. Sign up by April 17 at the site and to nd directions. Our guest speaker will be Gary Lilegren on Digital Communications. If you do not have internet access, please call 352/5280992 for information.Levy County Republican Club Meeting Apr. 21 @ New Locatione Levy County Republican Executive Committees meets monthly on the third Monday of the month. We are now at a new meeting location, e Gathering Table at 116 N. Main St. in Chieand, which is where we used to meet before the renovation and new opening. e meeting starts with food and fellowship at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to come hear from county leaders who will explain whats happening now and in the future of Levy County. Every meeting has informative Republican ideas, information and plans for the future in the county, state and nation.Levy County BoCC Apr. 22e Levy County Board of County Commissioners will meet on Tues. Apr. 22 at 9 AM in the meeting room in the courthouse located at 355 S. Court Street in Bronson. e BoCC meets on the rst Tuesday after the rst Monday of the month and again in two weeks.Levy County Cattlemen & Landowners Spring Meeting Apr. 24e Levy County Cattlemen and Landowners Association is having its Spring Meeting on urs., April 24th at 7 PM. e location is Don Quinceys river home located at 11751 NW 132nd PL, Chieand, FL 32626. Anyone interested in joining is invited to attend. If you would like additional information call the Levy County Extension Oce (352/486-5131) or Devin Whitehurst (352/528-4724).e College of Central Florida Equine Studies program is oering a new online Equine Technician college credit certicate. e 5 Courses will cover pre-purchase examinations, nutrition, vaccination protocols, deworming, equine behavior and safe handling practices, totaling 15 credits. e certicate is ideal for people new to horse ownership or those already in the horse industry seeking to further their equine knowledge. All courses are a component of the Associate in Science degree in Equine Studies. Starts in fall semesters. Enrollment in the certicate program can be started by applying for admission to CF at www.CF.edu. A high school diploma or GED is required prior to admission. Upon acceptance into the college students can register for the certicate courses. For more information contact Dr. Judy Downer at firstname.lastname@example.org. Relay For Life of The Tri Counties May 2Proceeds raised from Relay of Life allow the American Cancer Society to continue their 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year to cancer patients and their families. Nearly fourteen million cancer survivors will add another candle to their birthday cakes this year; and thanks to communities like Dixie, Gilchrist and Levy counties, this number will increase. We thank everyone for your support as this list will continue to grow with other sponsors and businesses. e Relay For Life of e Tri Counties event will be held at the Gilchrist County Agricultural Complex on May 2, 2014 beginning at 6:00 p.m. as we are Hunting for a Cure. For more information on Relay or how to become involved, call Kyle Stone at (352) 240-5059 or Tracy Ridgeway at 352/463-3445. You may also visit cancer. org/1-800-227-2345.Breaking Barriers and Building Lives at Fair Grounds May 3 5e local Fellow Christian Athletes (FCA) will be sponsoring Mike Hagens Strength Team presenting Breaking Barriers and Building Lives at the Suwannee River Fairgrounds on May 3, 4 and 5 from 6 PM to 8 PM nightly. Plan to be there for a great uplifting presentation. Free admission, all ages welcome.Square Dancing in Levy County on FridaysClover Squares of Levy County dances and gives lessons every Friday evening at the Ornan Masonic Lodge, 650 NE 6th Blvd (SR 121), in Williston from 6:30 to 9:30 PM. Club caller Charlie Pergrossi starts lessons at 6:30 and the dance is at 8 PM. Couples, singles and children 10 and over are welcome to come and learn square dancing. For more information please visit http://www. cloversquares.com or call Susie at 352/283-1296.Rep. Charlie Stone (R-Ocala, Dist. 22) holds oce hours on the rst Tuesday of every month in Williston and Bronson, and the last Wednesday of every month in Chieand and Cedar Key. First Tuesday of month at: Bronson: 9-11:30 AM at Dogan S. Cobb Municipal Building, 660 E. Hathaway Ave. (U.S. Alt. 27), Bronson; Williston: 1:30 4 PM at Williston City Council Chambers, 50 N.W. Main St., Williston Last Wednesday every month at: Chieand: 9 11:30 AM at Chieand Chamber of Commerce, 23 S.E. Second Ave., Chieand; Cedar Key: 1:30 4 PM at Cedar Key City Council Chambers, 490 Second St., Cedar Key. SHINE Program, Free Medicare, Medicare/ Medicaid, Supplemental Insurance and Part D Counseling 1-800-262-2243Levy County 1st Wednesday Williston Public Library 10 am Noon continues to page 6BCommunity Calendar continued from page 2B Performances of Camelot will be from May 15 through June 8, 2014. For more info, call the box oce at 352/2362274. Ocala Civic eatre is at 4337 East Silver Springs Boulevard (State Road 4) in Ocala in the Appleton Cultural Center.CF Aquatic Center Offers Lifeguarding Class in Aprile Newton A. Perry Aquatic Center at the College of Central Florida, 3001 S.W. College Road, will oer an American Red Cross Lifeguarding Class April 14-21. e 32-hour course includes training in lifeguarding, CPR and rst aid. Students must be at least 15 years old, be able to swim 300 yards continuously and tread water for two minutes without the use of hands. Classes will be held Mon. through urs. from 6-9 PM and Sat. and Sun. from 8-6 PM at the aquatic center on the CF Ocala Campus. Register in person at the facility Tues.-Sat. from noon-4 PM or Sun. from 1-4 PM. e class is limited to the rst 12 registrants. For prices and information, visit http://www. ocalaaquatics.com/lifeguard.asp or call 352/873-5811.N E WBERRY Dudley Farm Kids Day Apr. 12Bring the kids for an old fashioned day of fun at Dudley Farms Picnic at the Farm. Pack a picnic and join in the fun with games and music on Sat. Apr. 12th from 10:00 2:00 PM at 18730 W. Newberry Rd. in Newberry. $5.00 a car, with up to 8 occupants.Newberry Garden Club Plant Expo Apr. 12 e Newberry Garden Club will be holding its annual plant saleon Sat. Apr. 12 from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM. ere will be trees, shrubs,owers of all kind, bulbs,fruit &vegetable plants, yard and garden related crafts for sale at great prices! Proceeds support community projects and scholarship funds. Come see us at the parking lot of the Newberry FirstUnited Methodist Church, at 24845 West Newberry Road, Newberry. Free SCORE Workshop to Start Business Apr. 14A Simple Steps to Start Your Business Workshop presented by the North Central Florida SCORE will be held on Mon. Apr. 14 from 6 to 8 PM at the Newberry Branch of the Alachua County Library, 110 S Seaboard Dr in Newberry 32669. For more information go to northcentralorida.score.org/localworkshop or call Tom Lovegrove at 352/375-8278.O TTER C REEKOtter Creek Council Meeting Apr. 21e Otter Creek Town Council conducts their regular meetings on the third Monday of the month. e next meeting is Mon. Arp. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall.C EDAR KEYCedar Key Art Center Celebration of the Arts Festival Apr. 12, 13Apr. 12 & 13th Old Florida Celebration of the Arts. is is the week for all the festivities, food, music and most of all the Art. Come to downtown Cedar Key April 12 and 13 and spend the day walking, eating, listening, looking and buying some of the most beautiful art pieces around. Cedar Key City Council Meeting Apr. 15e next Cedar Key City Council is Mar. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Cedar Key City Hall. City Hall is located at 490 2nd Street 352/543-5132. Meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month.Cedar Key Garden Club EventsApr. 19: Cedar Key Garden Tour from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM at the Cedar Key Community Center.Y ANKEETO W NI NGLISWinding River Garden Club Plant Sale Apr. 19Just in time for Easter! e Winding River Garden Club will hold a plant sale at the Food Ranch Plaza in Inglis, Sat., Apr. 19 from 10 AM to 2 PM. With a variety of gorgeous potted plants to choose from and numerous garden themed dcor items, theres something for everyone. While running your Saturday errands, drop by the Food Ranch Plaza on US 19, Inglis and pick up something beautiful at the Winding River Garden Club Plant Sale. Yankeetown General Store is Open Food, Drinks, Door Prizes, 50/50, Burn Out & Flame Throwing ContestHosted By Tri-County CruisersNAPA Chieand Speed & MachinePresentsSpring Classic Car ShowSaturday, April 12th 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
4B 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 Evening Worship 6:00 pmTuesday:Sr. Adult Bible Study 10:00amWednesday:RA/GA Childrens Program 6:30pm Full Throttle Youth 6:30pm Prayer Hour 6:30pm451 S. Court Street Bronson, FL 32621352.486.2282of 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.com Sunday School ............................................................ 9:15 a.m. Morning Worship ...................................................... 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship ......................................................... 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Night Services: Prayer Meeting, Youth, College & Career ..................... 7:00 p.m.~ Nursery provided for all services ~Dr. Greg Douglas, Senior Pastor Pastor Rickey Whitley, Assoc. Pastor/Youth Pastor Emanuel Harris, Education/Children Pastor Jared Douglas, Collegiate/Missions Ellzey UnitedMethodist ChurchCorner of 336 & Hwy 24 Worship Service ............ 11 a.m. Sunday School. ...............10 a.m.Pastor Doug Fleming 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 Did You Think You Were the Only One with Problems?ere was a whole passel of sour-looking fellows in the room that night, looking like deer caught in the headlights. Even our Pastor wore a plastic smile, and he was the one whod recommended this twelve session marriage building seminar. e class began innocently enough, with some little teaching about how were to love our spouses and all. I kept from nodding through most of it, but then, to my horror, they announced wed end each nights session with some sappy little share-fest. Oh brother! How in the world had I let my wife talk me into this? ankfully we fellows werent the only ones suering. I noticed several wives taking light jabs to the ribs for spouting o during their confession session. When it came my turn, I managed to grunt something to the eect of, Yeah, ahh Well, ahh Sure, Im for all that stu. I guess... Believe meI did good compared to some of the other fellows. One big guy named Jim was brutally honest. I dont have anything to say, he croaked in a voice low enough to trigger a tsunami. en he folded his arms and nodded to the poor sucker who was next. Now thats worth the price of admission, I giggled under my breath. After a couple of weeks people began to loosen up. I mean really loosen up. ey were shedding their steeple people exteriors left and right. Ill be honest; I was getting a little nervous. What if Angie disregarded my warnings and told o on me? Eventually, I must admit, I could no longer deny the teaching was helpful, even if it was causing Angie and me to argue all the way home each night. I was even enjoying my turn during the snitch-fest at the end. Most of all, I was reveling in the fact that Angie and I werent the only couple at the Church who still had a few issues to iron out. Maybe thats what nally helped old Jim to break his silence. One night, out of the blue, he uncrossed his arms and spoke a couple of sentences. Okay, so it was only an angry response to one of his wifes earlier accusations, but it was a start! e next week he did it again. Too bad it was our last regular class. Jim might have accidentally bubbled over pretty soon. For the nal night they planned a fancy marriage vows renewal shindig. ey asked each of us to invite as many people as we could and prepare a few words to say about what we had learned in class. I was nervous for a week. I could only imagine how Jim felt. When that night arrived we all got married again. at was the easy part. Waiting for our turn to speak was nerve grinding. Everyone did ne though, saying wonderful things about the program, eloquently trying to persuade their family members to get some help too. We all held our breath when Jim was called to the podium. To our surprise, that big fellow lumbered up and snatched that microphone o the stand like he had been waiting for this moment all of his life. I dont recall all of what he said over the next ten minutes, but it started with, I came into the class thinking I was the only one who had problems By the time he nished preaching, family members were practically climbing over each other to get back to the sign-up sheet. It certainly was a night to remember, and one that helps me realize why Im often so open and transparent in these stories. I believe people need to know Christians suer the same temptations, trials, and hardships as everyone else. Unfortunately, we often sin like everyone else too, despite having all of Gods help. Yes, we all fall short of Gods glory. One of the biggest ways is when we try to pretend we are holier than thou. Christians are not superior people. Were just plain folks who nally got honest enough with ourselves to recognize our need for help, and nally accepted Gods invitation to hide ourselves in Christ. God is calling you today. Why dont you climb into the ark and be saved with us? Ask Jesus to be your Lord. ( For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of Gods glorious standard. Yet God, with undeserved kindness, declares that we are righteous. He did this through Christ Jesus when He freed us from the penalty for our sins. For God presented Jesus as the sacrice for sin. People are made right with God when they believe that Jesus sacriced His life, shedding His blood Romans 3:23-25 NLT) But Anyway Big Jim is one of my best friends at Church now, though I can hardly get a word in edgewise around him. Hes also one of the most devout Christian men I know. Hes the real deal. at class really helped him come out of his shell. I guess he just needed to know we Christians are all in the same boat. -Guy Sheeld Church CalendarFish Dinner at Holy Family Catholic Church Apr. 11Fish Dinner on Fri., Apr. 11 at Holy Family Catholic Church Parish Hall. Your choice of fried or baked sh, French fries, hushpuppies, drinks, dessert and your choice of two sides of baked beans, coleslaw, or grits will be served. Adults $7, Senior Citizen Meal (slightly smaller portion) $6 and Children $4 (Under 12). Take out orders welcome. Come and join us for good food and a fun family atmosphere. Lite Lunch is free and will be on Wed. Apr. 16 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.St Albans Episcopal Church Holy Week ServicesHoly Week begins April 13 on Palm Sunday with the Distribution of the Palms at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Wed. April 16 will be a 12 noon Healing Service and a 5:30 p.m. service. Maundy ursday, April 17 at 6 p.m. the service includes Foot Washing, Good Friday ,April 18 at 3 p.m. the Stations will be done outside,weather permitting, ( please bring hat or umbrella for protection from the sun) 6 p.m. will include Stations of the Cross inside the church. Easter Sunday Services will be April 20 at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m Please come and join us. All are welcome and all baptized Christians are oered communion at all services oering communion. Children are welcome.Week of Easter Activities at Morriston Baptist ChurchMorriston Baptist Church invites the community to participate in an array of Easter activities, Apr. 15-20. e Holy Week begins with a Passover Seder on Tuesday, April 15 at 6 p.m. is is a teaching Seder to enable participants to learn the history, symbolism and relevancy of this important Jewish ordinance for todays Christian. Please RSVP by Sunday, April 13. e annual Childrens Easter Egg Hunt will be held rain or shine Sat., Apr.19, at 10 a.m. Light refreshments BLONDEL L. HANCOCKBlondel L. Hancock of Chieand passed away at the age of 95 on March 31, 2014 at the VA Medical Center in Gainesville. He was born in Key West, Florida to the late Wilford and Julia (Knight) Hancock. He was a member of Chieand Baptist Church and proudly served his country in the US Army during WWII where he completed Ocers Training School. Mr. Hancock was a commercial sherman. He enjoyed drawing on anything he could get his hands on and was aectionately known to most as Mr. Doodles. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Grace Field Hancock; daughters, Helen Provost and Christy; sisters, Ruth Alleth Garcia and Frederica Gertrude Clarke; brothers, Kenneth Hancock and Manuel Hancock. He is survived by his sons, Gary (Susan) Horne of Chieand and Michael (Marjorie) Horne of North Carolina; his siblings: Mary Hancock Wilson, Carl Hancock and Karrania Hancock; numerous grandchildren, greatgrandchildren, nieces and nephews. Memorial services were held on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services with Rev. Marty Medford ociating. Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, Chieand, FL 32626, 352-493-0050 is honored to serve the Hancock family. Condolences may be oered by visiting our website at www. hiers-baxley.comREGINALD J. CASTORMay 31, 1941 April 1, 2014 Reginald J. Castor passed away at the age of 72 on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Ayers Health & Rehabilitation Center. Reginald was born on May 31, 1941 in Keene, New Hampshire to Richard Castor and Lena Willette Castor. He moved to Trenton in 1968 from Gilsum, New Hampshire. He retired from the construction industry where he worked with sheet metal. He was a member of Union Baptist Church. Mr. Castor was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Todd Castor and his brother, Roland Castor. He is survived by two daughters, Pamella Hatch of Trenton and Regina Hill of Chieand; two sons, Patrick Castor of Live Oak and Kim Castor of Trenton; a sister, Leona Lancey of Sarasota; 16 grandchildren and 28 greatgrandchildren. Funeral Services were held on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.. at Union Baptist Church with Pastor Travis Moody ociating. Interment followed the service. Visitation was held on Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Watson Funeral Home. Arrangements under the care of Watson Funeral Home, Trenton, FL. 32693 (352) 463-8888. Online condolences or to sign the guest book at www. watsonfhtrenton.comLILA WILLIAMS PRICEJune 21, 1929 April 1, 2014 Lila Williams Price Toosie passed away at the age of 84 on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Ayers Health & Rehabilitation Center. Lila was born on June 21, 1929 in Zela, West Virginia. She moved to Bell in 1991 from Pompano Beach, Florida. She retired from the electronics industry as a supervisor. Mrs. Price was preceded in death by her husband, Max R. Price, a sister, Doris Rhodes and two brothers, Alvin Chester Williams and Wilbur Emmett Williams. She is survived by two sisters, Martha Wayne of Bell and Ann Higdon of Ohio; a brother, Bill Williams of Trenton; Obituariescontinued on page 5B continued on page 5B
5B continued on page 9B We are OpenBring your family to dine with our family on Easter Sunday! Hurry Reserve your table now! Happy Easter! We are Open Happy Easter! Happy Easter! 352-493-1590 four nieces: Libbie Estes and Mary Barron both of Bell, Debbie Brown and Judy Harris both of West Virginia; two nephews, Gary R. Williams of Pompano Beach and Robert Williams and his sister Mary Ellen of North Carolina; a great-niece and two great-nephews. Graveside Services were held on Friday, April 4, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Bell Cemetery with Mr. Danny Allen ociating. Interment followed the service. Arrangements under the care of Watson Funeral Home, Trenton, FL. 32693 (352) 463-8888. Online condolences or to sign the guest book at www. watsonfhtrenton.comCHARLES WILLIAM OTTINGERCharles William Ottinger passed away at the age of 66 on Friday, April 4, 2014 at his home in Old Town, Florida. Mr. Ottinger was a self-employed radio technician; he enjoyed working with ham radios and computers. He was a member of the Ham Radio Operator Assoc. Mr. Ottinger was preceded in death by his parents and grandchild William Ottinger Jr. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Judy; his sons: Phillip (Angie) Ottinger of Cross City, William (Angela) Ottinger of South Carolina, Bradley (Charlotte) Ottinger of Old Town; daughter, Alicia (James) Mills of Tallahassee; 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; sister, Karen Ottinger of Jackson, Michigan. No services are planned at this time. A dinner will be held at the Ottinger family home, 617 NE 290 Ave, in Old Town on Friday, April 11, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. All friends and family are invited to attend. Arrangements were placed under the care of: Rick Gooding Funeral Home Cross City, Florida; 352/498-5400.BENNY LEE CHAMBERSMr. Benny Lee Chambers passed Saturday April 5, 2014 at the age of 80 years old, at his house surrounded by his loving and caring family. Born in Walker County, Alabama, he came to Williston in 1997 from Hollywood, Florida. Mr. Chambers was in the construction business and was a member of the Bronson Church Of God for many years. He loved gardening and working at small engine repair. Mr. Chambers is survived by his son, Billy Ray Chambers and his wife Brenda Elaine; one daughter, Debbie Ann Nadeau; two brothers, Bud Chambers and Harold Chambers; four sisters: Joyce Skinner, Rosie-lee Lee, Claris Williams and Clarisie Morris; ve grandchildren: Brett Bond, Kacey Bond, Jamie Chambers, William DAngelo and Bridget DAngelo; and four greatgrandchildren. Funeral services were held on Tuesday April 8, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Knau Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jim Waldron ociating. Visitation was 1 hour prior to service. Burial followed at Orange Hill Cemetery in Williston under the direction of Knau Funeral Home, Williston.MARTHA DELL BARKER GREENAugust 17, 1922 April 6, 2014 Martha Dell Barker Green, a lifelong resident of Chieand, passed away on April 6, 2014. She was born on August, 17, 1922 in Hardeetown, Florida, to Singleton Gray and Mamie Mathews Barker. She was married to Robert Bob Green on July 22, 1942. After celebrating 68 years of married life, Bob passed away in Haven Hospice in 2010. Martha Dell was a graduate of Chieand High School and attended Massey Business School in Jacksonville. She had the distinction of being the longest active member of the First Baptist Church in Chieand. Her interest included painting, gardening, reading, bird watching, and keeping up with her family on Facebook. Mrs. Green is survived by three daughters: Susan (Gary) Miller of Limestone, Tennessee, Mary Beth (Joe Yoder) Green of Bethel/Kenai Alaska and Kathy Green Hudson of Chieand; ve grandchildren: Laura Kelly of Sedona, Arizona, Joshua (Carlene) Kelly of San Antonio, Texas, Erin (Lanny) Miller ompson of Citra, Florida, Meghan (John) Miller Scimone of Great Falls, Virginia, and Shannon Hudson of Edgewood, New Mexico; four great-grandchildren: Cooper and Elizabeth ompson, and Lilah and Graham Scimone; her nephew, Oz (Lori) Barker, Lauren, Zachary, and Brynley; and a niece, Karen Renfroe, all of Chieand. e family would like to express gratitude to the sta of Ayers Health and Rehabilitation Center in Trenton, and the sta of Haven Hospice in Chieand for their compassionate care. In lieu of owers, please make donations to Haven Hospice in Chieand. Calling hours were Tuesday evening, April 8th from 5-7 p.m. at Knau Funeral Home in Chieand. Services were held at First Baptist Church in Chieand on Wednesday, April 9th at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Gordon Keller ociating. Arrangements were placed under the care of Knau Funeral Home in Chieand. For further information please call 352/493-4777.CHARLES BRADFORD SCARBERRYJune 17, 1935 April 6, 2014 Mr. Charles Bradford Scarberry, known to his friends and family as 91, Pop and the Spoon Man, of Chieand, Florida, passed away at the age of 78 on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at North Florida Hospital with his family around him. He was born on June 17, 1935 in West Virginia. He served in the United States Navy. He lived in Chieand the past 24 years. His hobby was playing the spoons. He was in the Holland Band with Patti and Al and the Philman Band that played at Ayers Rehab in Trenton. He enjoyed woodworking, working outside in the yard and especially enjoyed telling jokes and spending time with family and friends. He carried his well known sense of humor right up to the end. Pop will be remembered for his easy going personality. In addition to his parents, Mr. Scarberry was preceded in death by his sister, Carolyn and brother, Ronald. He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Betty Workman; daughter, Jane (Bennie) ompson of Chieand; son, Bob (Rose) Au of Chieand; stepson, Harvey (Gale) Wright of Fanning Springs; sister, Connie Dennison of Starke; grandchildren: David (Kristi) Cannon, Brian (Tara) Cannon, Alan (Brandy) Cannon, Lisa (Tom) Daniels, and Robbie Tanner, all of Chieand, Tammy Au, Bobby Au and Kristi Au, all of Ohio, Crystal (Mud) Nobles of Perry and Mickey (Kimberly) ompson of Sneads; 28 great-grandchildren; nieces Sonja (Danny) Hillard of Ocala, Marylou (Lee) Cronister of Ohio, as well as numerous extended family not mentioned. Funeral services were held at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Dennis Webber ociating. Interment followed at Antioch Cemetery. A visitation was held on Tuesday evening, April 8, between the hours of 5 and 7 p.m. Arrangements were placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352/498-5400.CRAIG M. REIDCraig M. Reid of Bronson passed away at the age of 71 on Monday April 7, 2014 at his home in Bronson. Craig was born to Harry and Laverne Reid in Ohio. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Mr. Reid was retired from Gainesville Regional Utilities. He spent much of his time working on cars, shing and boating but above all he loved being with his family. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Gloria; son, Troy Reid of Alabama; daughter, Patricia L. Cox of Ocala; brother, H. David Reid of Ohio; and two grandchildren. Services have not been set at this time. Arrangements are under the care of Knau Funeral Home, Chieand. For further information please call 352/493-4777.BOBBY LEE BRYANSeptember 27, 1937 April 7, 2014 Mr. Bobby Lee Bryan of Old Town, Florida passed away at the age of 76 on Monday, April 7, 2014. Mr. Bobby was born on September 27, 1937 to Charles and Blanche Bryan in Cross City. He served in the United States Air Force and then went on to serve 25 years as a Florida Highway Patrolman. He also served as a Deputy Sheri of Dixie County and was a self-employed electrician. He was a game manager for various hunting clubs and enjoyed hunting and shing, gardening and playing Santa Claus every year. He was a charter member and former pastor of Faith Baptist Church where he also currently served as Deacon and Sunday School Teacher. He was a former pastor or interim pastor of the following churches: Hatch Bend Baptist, Scrub Creek Baptist, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Fellowship Baptist, Suwannee River Baptist and First Baptist of Cross City and was a supply pastor at many other churches. He was very faithful with church visitation. Mr. Bobby is survived by his wife of 54 years, Alice Bryan of Old Town; son, Robert (Cindy) Bryan of Decatur, Alabama; daughters, Anna (Bill) Allen of Old Town and Janet (Durrell) Hicks of Trenton; grandchildren: Adam, Cameron, Joshua, Rebekah, Brandon, Jared, Breanna, Justin and Tabetha; great-grandchildren, Avery and Wyatt; and brother, Jerry Bryan of Old Town. Funeral service will be held at Faith Baptist Church ursday, April 10, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Dwayne Kight ociating. Interment will follow at Old Town Cemetery. A visitation will be held Wednesday evening, April 9, 2014 between the hours of 5 and 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements have been placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352/498-5400.Obituaries continued from page 4B will be provided, plus lots of fun and games will be held for kids ages toddler through 5th grade. Children should bring a basket. An outdoor sunrise service will kick-o Easter morning on Sun., Apr. 20, at 6:45 a.m. is service will be held at the churchs new location on the corner of County Road 326 and Highway 41. Following this beautiful service, everyone is invited to enjoy a community-wide country breakfast with all the trimmings. Single combined Worship Service on Easter morning beginning at 9 a.m. Music provided by the Adult choir and Praise Band. Bro. Keith will preach the climactic sermon of his Scandal of Grace series. Nursery always provided for infants thru 3 yrs. and Childrens Church available for kids 4 yrs. 7 yrs. Morriston Baptist Church is located at 3141 SE Highway 41. For more information about these free upcoming events, call 528-4080 or visit www. morristonbaptist.org.Parsons Memorial Church Easter ServicesParsons Memorial Presbyterian Church located at 5850 Riverside Drive in Yankeetown invites you to share the Lenten season with us. e rst service will be on Maundy ursday April 17 in the Fellowship Hall beginning at 5:00 p.m. is service will include communion followed by stone soup before stripping the church. On Friday, April 18, at 4:00 p.m. there will be a Good Friday service, which will be held in the church. en on Easter Sunday, April 20, we will begin our celebration of Christ rising from the dead at 7:00 a.m. with our sunrise service followed by breakfast, to which everyone is invited to attend. e nal service will be our morning worship service at 11:00 a.m. Come and enjoy a great time of worship and fellowship. For additional info call 352/489-5274. Church Calendar continued from page 4B e Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) scheduled the rst of four license-free recreational shing days on the rst full weekend in April each year (April 5-6, this year), because it coincides with a productive freshwater shing period, when the weather is usually pleasant. Many of Floridas recreational sport shes, including black bass, bluegill and redear sunsh, move into shallow waters to spawn during spring, making them more available for anglers to catch. License-free freshwater shing weekends are a great time to introduce other family members, friends and neighbors to shing and see if they and you would like to take up the sport. Besides enjoying the fun of reeling in a sh, many people nd recreational shing to be a good motivator to enjoy the great outdoors and living a more active, healthy and natural lifestyle. During license-free freshwater shing weekends (the rst weekend in April and the second weekend in June), no recreational shing license is required. However, all other bag limit and season, gear and size restrictions apply. To further encourage recreational shing, the FWC will conduct a special contest during April to collect photos of anglers. All you have to do is post a photo of your family shing in Floridas fresh waters on Twitter or Instagram with #FLsh (or you can use #FWC-FamilyFishing). In return for your eorts, the FWC will enter you into a drawing for one of six surprise packages, each including a $50 gift card from Bass Pro Shops, thanks to TrophyCatch; a Glen Lau video library on DVD; and assorted shing lures, hooks, line and goodies to make your next trip even more productive. Submitted photos must be your own. Editing software must not be used, and the photo cannot include inappropriate content. Photos should be taken during April while freshwater shing in Florida and include multiple anglers enjoying their day together on the water. e FWC may subsequently use the photos for educational or outreach purposes. So where will you go for your next freshwater shing trip? Plenty of resources are available online to help you choose. Start by visiting MyFWC.com/Fishing and under Freshwater Fishing pick Sites/Forecasts. ere you can nd the top destinations for pursuing bass, bream, catsh and other species in 2014, as well as regional forecasts and tips for local waters; information on all 80 FWC sh management areas; and links to our boat ramp nder and freshwater sh attractor locations. Another good resource is TakeMeFishing.org/State/FL. Freshwater anglers have enjoyed wonderful shing so far in 2014 across Florida, and this spring should see a continuation of that trend. e Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissions (FWC) incentive-based conservation program, TrophyCatch, rewards anglers for participating in citizen-science, by catching, documenting and releasing largemouth bass heavier than 8 pounds. Besides the immediate gratication of releasing these older bass to ght another day, anglers provide valuable information about the number and April Freshwater Fishing in Florida
6B Cpl. Laure Allen, a K-9ocerof the Levy County Sheris Department watches closely as her K-9 Phoenixtakes control ofChieand K-9 Ocer Justin Douglas in a mock exercise for the public. Phoenix was intent on holding the suspect (Douglas) until Allen told him to release. Photo by Terry Witt. Alistair Timothy Rogers, 3, looks over a Coast Guard search and rescue boat after touring it with his grandpa. Photo by Terry Witt.ambulance and then to an ambulance helicopter. Air Methods and ShandsCair helicopters were both on the scene to show people how the helicopters are used in emergencies. e Levy County Sheris Department was on hand to demonstrate the use of K-9 units in search and rescue situations, as well as take downs involving suspects involved in crimes. Children were fascinated by the big machines. Emalie Slusser, 3, of Chieand climbed in the ShandsCair helicopter. She is going to be a Life Flight pilot. She was real excited it was going to be there, said her mother, Elizabeth. Her gather Timothy was nearby watching Emalie sit in the helicopter. At the Coast Guard site, 3-year-old Alistair Timothy Rogers of Williston eagerly climbed aboard a 25-foot long search and rescue boat while his grandfather, Tim Rogers, watched his enthusiastic grandson. But Alistair had one observation as he stepped o the boat. eres no ocean, he said. e RBS rescue boat is powered by two 225-horsepower outboard engines and can travel at 51 miles per hour in 4-foot waves. It weighs 9,250 pounds, according to E-4 Petty Ocer John Adams. e boat can travel 10 miles into the Gulf of Mexico. Larger ships in the Coast Guard eet can go out much farther. He said the boat will soon be replaced by a 29-foot long version. He said the boat performs coastal security work for the Crystal River Energy Complex and also does search and rescues. It handles about 100-125 cases annually.Public Safety Expo Gives Close Up View of Emergency Services continued from page 1BCommunity Calendar continued from page 3B e Yankeetown General Store is open and will remain open. Chicken and tater logs, coee and donuts, beer, ice, fuel, frozen bait (until the live wells are xed) and tackle. Open from 6:00 AM till 5:00 PM. e phone number is 231/645-3075. Go check em out.Friends of A.F. Knotts Public Library Needs DonationsDrop o donated books, VHS tapes, DVDs and audio tapes at the library during library hours Tues. 3 PM-8 PM, Wed. and urs. 9 AM-5 PM., and Sat. 9 AM-1 PM at 11 56th Street, Yankeetown for the book sale the week of April 12-19. Your donations help the Friends raise funds to support our library. Education Salad LuncheonOnce again the Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club Education Salad Luncheon was a huge success. e capacity crowd was able to satisfy their hunger with 35 mouthwatering salads provided by club members. A special thank you to all the members of our community who always come out to support our events. Proceeds from the Education Salad Luncheon are given to Yankeetown School to benet both students and teachers. Pancake Breakfast Remember to set aside Sat., Apr. 12, 8:00 AM-10:30 AM and start your weekend o right. Join us for a pancake breakfast, shopping at the rift Shop sale and selecting the best books from the Friends of the AF Knotts Public Library Spring book sale. What more could you want to start o a beautiful spring day!!Yankeetown Inglis Womans Clube Second to None rift Shoppe is open Tues. thru Sat. 10 AM to 2 PM. Contact the Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club at 352/447-2057 or email yiwomansclub@ gmail.com for information! Bingo every urs. Night at 7 PM. At 6 PM you can eat before the games start. You can nd us in Yankeetown on 56 street, number 5, right next to the Library.College Scholarships for Eligible Students in YI Areae ladies of the Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club are looking for deserving students to receive a scholarship. e awards are open to students who attend public school, private school and those home-schooled. Applicants must have lived in Yankeetown or Inglis for two or more years and be a current resident. New residents who do not meet the above criteria may still apply and will be evaluated by the Education Committee on a case by case basis. To be considered, students are asked to write a personal essay and complete a questionnaire, have a 3.0 GPA or higher, and submit teacher and counselor recommendation letters.Applications available from guidance counselors at Dunnellon or Crystal River High Schools, at the A.F. Knotts Library on 56th Street in Yankeetown or download from the Womans Club website, www.yiwomansclub. com. Selection will be made by members of the Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club Education Committee. Mail completed apps to: Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club Education Committee, P.O. Box 298, Yankeetown, FL 34498; must be postmarked no later than April 4, 2014 to be considered. Further questions answered at: 352/447-2057, Tues. thru Sat. between 10 AM-2 PM or email: email@example.comYankeetown Meetings 2014e Regular Council meeting will be May 5 at 7 PM. Meetings are held the rst Monday of the month (and again in two weeks if designated at rst meeting) at the Inglis/Yankeetown Lions Club at 22 59th St., Yankeetown, FL 34498 (Directions: From the intersection of US9 / 98 and State Road 40 in Inglis Go west on SR 40 approx. 3 miles; turn left on9thStreet and proceed south approx. 1 block to the clubhouse). 352/447-2511.Inglis Council Meeting May 13e Town of Inglis next regular Commission meeting will be on May 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.Cleaning For a Reason for Cancer PatientsIf you know any woman currently undergoing chemotherapy, please pass the word to her that there is a cleaning service that provides free housecleaning once per month for four months while she is in treatment. All she has to do is sign up and have her doctor fax a note conrming the treatment. Cleaning for a Reason will have a participating maid service in her zip code area arrange for the service. is organization serves the entire US and currently has 547 partners to help these women. It is our job to pass the word and let them know that there are people out there that care. Be a blessing to someone and pass this information along. http:// www.cleaningforareason.org/. ank you from the Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club.D UNNELLONRummage Sale at Peace Lutheran Apr. 26 TIME CHANGEe annual rummage sale at Peace Lutheran Church will take place on Sat., Apr. 26 from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM. No early sales. A vast number of sale items have been donated by members. Shoppers will nd many unusual items at amazing bargain prices. Hotdogs, chips and soft drinks are available the day of the sale. Peace Lutheran Church, e Church On e Hill, is located at 7201 S Highway 41, 5 miles north of downtown Dunnellon. For more information call the church, 352/489-5881 or visit www.PeaceLutheranOnline.com or see us on Facebook at www.TinyURL.com/Peace41-40. C ITRUS C OUNTYVA Hosts Enrollment Open House in Lecanto Apr. 12e Lecanto Veterans Aairs (VA) Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will host an Enrollment Open House on Sat., Apr. 12 from 9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. (2804 West Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto, FL 34461). Enrollment and eligibility sta will be available to answer your questions and enroll you for the best health care anywhere. While not required, you may bring your DD 214 for verication of military service. For additional information, contact David Gilmer at 352/746-8000.C HIEFLAND Apr. 10 e Friends of the Luther Callaway Public Library (FLCPL), the Chieand Branch, will hold their monthly meeting at the Library, 104 NE 3rd Street (a block behind Chieand City Hall), at 11:00 AM on Apr. 10. e FLCPL supports the Luther Callaway Public Library.Prospective members and guests are welcome at the meeting. For further information call FLCPL president Ann Brown at 352/226-7413.Spring Classic Car Show Apr. 12Come to the NAPA in Chieand on Sat. Apr. 12 from 9 AM to 3 PM for the Chieand Speed and Machine Spring Classic Car Show. ere will be food, drinks, door prizes, 50/50, burn out and ame throwing contest. All hosted by the Tri-County Cruisers. See you there.e next Chieand City Commission meeting will be on Mon. Apr. 14 at 6 PM. Meetings are held on the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6 PM at 214 East Park Avenue. Chieand City Hall & Maintenance is CLOSED ON FRIDAYS. City Hall is open Mon. through urs. from 7:30 AM to 5 PM. Utility payments can be dropped in the box.SVP Meeting Apr. 14 e Suwannee Valley Players meet on the second Monday of the month now with the next meeting being Mon. Apr. 14 at 7 PM at the Chief eater at 25 E. Park Street in Chieand. Please join us to discuss current topics with the theatre and upcoming shows. Everyone is welcome; no theatre/acting experience necessary. Interested in volunteering at the eatre in non-acting roles you can help with set building or volunteering during shows. For more information, leave a message at 352/493-ARTS or email us at SuwanneeValleyPlayers@gmail.com., visit our website: SVPlayers.org or follow us on Facebook.Healthcare Decisions Workshop Apr. 16Let your voice be heard even if you cannot speak for yourself. Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast is presenting a free workshop with materials on legal living wills to address your medical wishes plus your personal, emotional and spiritual needs on Wed. April 16 at 10:00 AM at Capital City Bank, 2013 N. Young Blvd. in Chieand, FL 32626. For more information or to register (by April 15) call 352/493-1181 or 866/642-0962.Levy County Beekeepers Club May 1 e Levy County Beekeepers Club meets at 7 PM on the rstursday of each month at 4West Park Ave. in Chieand. If you are interested in bees or beekeeping, you are invited. Experienced beekeepers are there to answer questions and share ideas. You dont have to be a beekeeper to attend our group. For more information call Byron Teerlink at 352/493-2216, or Chappie McChesney at 386/462-2637 or Leon Bath at 352/493-2329.e Chieand Crochet Club meets every second Monday of the month at the Luther Callaway Public Library at 5 PM. If you are interested in crochet and needlework you are welcome to join us.Senior Citizen Center Activitiese Chieand Senior Center is located at 305 SW 1st St. behind the Deer Camp Store on South Main St. Activities are FREE: Mon. and Wed., exercise at 9 AM.; Mon., Bridge at 10 AM.; Tues. and urs., Bingo at 9 AM to noon; Wed., Crafts at 10 AM to noon; Fri. Line Dancing 10 AM to noon. Shine volunteers stop by every third Wed. to help with Medicare questions and information from 1:30 to 3:30 PM. Hot meals are served each weekday at noon. For more information call 352/490-7055.G ILCHRIST C OUNTYAARP Chapter 2133 Meets Apr. 15Our next meeting will be on April 15th at 10:30 AM at Otter Springs Camp Ground. Our speaker will be Ann ompson, Vice President, Member Services at Advent Christian Village at Dowling Park, Fla. Ive seen ads for it, now is a chance to nd out more about it. e chapter will provide hams for our dinner, please bring something to go with it. Please remember to bring plastic eggs, candy etc., for Tri-County Nursing Homes Easter Event on April 18th. I will bring all donations to Autumn after our meeting. Please try to attend to assist. is will be our annual day of service. Please bring your used eye glasses, and used cell phones in addition to your donations to the meeting for the food pantry to help the less fortunate. Richard Esseck, Publicity ChairAmerican Legion Post 91 Come join us for Bingo every Tuesday evening at our smoke-free and alcohol-free Bingo Hall at 4200 S. US Hwy 129 between Trenton and Bell across from the Field of Dreams with doors open at 6:30 PM and games at 7 PM. Bingo Games are open to the public. Free coee is provided or during the cooler winter season free hot chocolate. Regular Meetings: Mon. Boy Scout Troop 406; Sea Scout Ship 406; Tues. Bingo; Wed. Cub Scout Pack 406; urs.American Legion Post 91; American Legion Aux. Unit 91 American Legion Post 91 is a non-prot, nationally accredited Veteran Organization. To learn more call 1st Vice Commander Rod Lacey at (352) 221-2352.C ROSS CITYDAV Auxiliary Eventse 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.
7B I T P AYS TO A DVERTISE Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923JournalLevy CountyAnd theres no better place than the Levy County Journal Contact us today for advertising rates and monthly specials at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 352-486-2312 L EGAL NOTICESIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 38-2013-CA001083 NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC D/B/A CHAMPION MORTGAGE COMPANY Plaintiff, vs. MARY NAUGLE; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARY NAUGLE; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S ) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ON BEHALF OF THE SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; UNKNOWN TENANT #1 IN POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 IN POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY; Defendants AMENDED NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant(s): MARY NAUGLE Last Known Address 19250 SE 69TH PLACE MORRISTON, FL 32668 UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARY NAUGLE Last Known Address 19250 SE 69TH PLACE MORRISTON, FL 32668 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: TRACT #30: COMMENCE AT THE CENTER OF SECTION 30, TOWNSHIP 14 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE NORTH 85 41` 20 WEST ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF THE SW 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 30 A DISTANCE OF 1019.10 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 00 25 00 WEST 2332.72 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 00 25` 00 WEST 298.97 FEET, THENCE NORTH 85 05` 17 WEST 509.94 FEET, THENCE NORTH 00 25` 00 EAST 298.97 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 85 05` 17 EAST 509.94 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. THE WEST 25.00 FEET OF THE NORTH 25.00 FEET TO BE USED FOR THE PURPOSE OF INGRESS AND EGRESS. TOGETHER WITH THAT 1989 BREEZE MOTOR HOME MOBILE HOME WITH VIN # 14604420, TITLE # 47246704. TOGETHER WITH A 2004 NOBILITY MANUFACTURED HOME SERIAL# N8-11636A/B. a/k/a 19250 SE 69TH PLACE MORRISTON, FL 32668 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Marinosci Law Group, P.C., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 100 W. Cypress Creek Road, Suite 1045, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309 on or before May 12, 2014, a date which is within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice in the LEVY COUNTY JOURNAL file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demand in the complaint. This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No. 2.065. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired, call (800) 955-8770. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 7th day of April, 2014. (COURT SEAL) DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of the Court By: LaQuanda Latson /s/ As Deputy Clerk Pub.: April 10, 17, 2014. -----------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2013 CA 000938 Wells Fargo Bank, National Association Plaintiff, -vs.Joyce Christina Dionne a/k/a Joyce Dionne, Surviving Spouse of Denis J. Dionne a/k/a Denis Dionne, Deceased; et al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGSPROPERTY TO: Joyce Christina Dionne a/k/a Joyce Dionne, Surviving Spouse of Denis J. Dionne a/k/a Denis Dionne, Deceased; CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 21731 Southeast 62nd Street, Morriston, FL 32668 and Unknown Spouse of Joyce Christina Dionne a/k/a Joyce Dionne; CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 21731 Southeast 62nd Street, Morriston, FL 32668 Residence unknown, if liv ing, including any unknown spouse of the said Defendants, if either has remarried and if either or both of said Defendants are dead, their respective un known heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, credi tors, 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 un known Defendants and such of the aforementioned un known Defendants as may be infants, incompetents 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: LOTS 9 AND 10, BLOCK 5, OCALA HIGHLANDS WEST, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES 16 THROUGH 16D, IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN MANUFACTURED HOME, YEAR: 2003, MAKE: SPRINGER, VIN#: N810937A AND VIN#: N810937B. more commonly known as 21731 Southeast 62nd Street, Morriston, FL 32668. This action has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, upon SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACH, LLP, Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose address is 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd., Suite 100, Tampa, FL 33614, within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this notice and file the original with the clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately there after; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 17th day of February, 2014. Danny J. Shipp Circuit and County Courts 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. Please contact the ADA Coordinator; 201 East Uni versity Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, Florida 32601 (352) 491-4490 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or imme diately upon receiving this notification of the time be fore the scheduled appear ance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Pub.: Apr. 10, 17, 2014. -------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 2013 CA 000147 SUNTRUST BANK, Plaintiff, vs. JONATHAN N. GOODRICH, WINDING RIVER PRESERVE HOME OWNER`S ASSOCIATION, INC. UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 1, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 2, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JONATHAN N. GOODRICH, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed July 16, 2013 entered in Civil Case No. 2013 CA 000147 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Bronson, Florida, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the main lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, FL. 32621 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 7th day of July, 2013 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: TRACT 63, WINDING RIVER PRESERVE, AN UNRECORDED SUB DIVISION, WHICH TRACT IS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: A PARCEL OF LAND IN SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID PARCEL BEING MORE PAR TICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE, COMMENCE AT THE NE CORNER OF SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE S 00`25 E, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 14, A DISTANCE OF 991.27 FEET, TO A POINT ON THE NORTHWEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF NE COBB ROAD AS DESCRIBED IN THE `COBB ROAD EASEMENT AGREEMENT` RE CORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 806, PAGE 377, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE S 44`13 W, ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE UNTIL OTHERWISE NOTED, 613.61 FEET, TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHEAST, HAVING A RADIUS OF 541.59 FEET; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY, ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 21`17, A DISTANCE OF 199.81 FEET, TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE S 23`56 W, 224.76 FEET, TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE NORTHWEST, HAVING A RADIUS OF 1348.98 FEET; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY, ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 15`36, A DISTANCE OF 365.96 FEET, TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE S 39`32 W, 253.01 FEET, TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHEAST, HAVING A RADIUS OF 2796.27 FEET; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY, ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 02`45, A DISTANCE OF 105.55 FEET, TO A POINT ON THAT PORTION OF THE BOUNDARY OF THE COMMON PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN EXHIBIT `D` OF THE DEC LARATION OF RESTRICTIONS AND PROTECTIVE COV ENANTS FOR WINDING RIVER PRESERVE AS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 947, PAGE 157, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, THAT LIES ALONG THE WEST SIDE OF NE WATERS POND ROAD BETWEEN NE MARTIN ROAD AND NE COBB ROAD, AND BEING A POINT THAT LIES AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION OF NE WATERS POND ROAD WITH NE COBB ROAD; THENCE N 32`51 W, ALONG SAID BOUNDARY OF THE COMMON PROPERTY, 804.77 FEET, TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE S 56`15 W, 558.41 FEET; THENCE N 84`47 W, 876.90 FEET; THENCE N 53`46 E, 563.84 FEET; THENCE N 30`06 W, 429.02 FEET; THENCE N 52`12 E, 800.78 FEET, TO SAID BOUNDARY OF THE COMMON PROPERTY; THENCE, ALONG SAID BOUNDARY FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS DESCRIPTION, RUN S 19`20 E, 178.30 FEET; THENCE S 23`12 E, 353.52 FEET; THENCE S 27`48 E, 318.72 FEET; THENCE S 32`51 E, 221.51 FEET, TO CLOSE ON THE POINT OF BEGINNING.his belt and 44.2 innings pitched. He has an ERA of 2.821 and has given up 38 hits facing 199 batters. Barber has 3 starts and has pitched 17 innings. He has an ERA of .824 and has given up 10 hits against 69 batters. Dees has 3 starts and has pitched 17.2 innings with an ERA of 2.774 against 73 batters. Beauchamp has started once and pitched 2 innings, facing 12 batters with an ERA of 3. Mercer started once and pitched 3 innings facing 14 batters with an ERA of 2.333.Bronson Wins Double-Header as District Tournament Approaches continued from page 1B Timmy Gibson, Bronsons ace, guns another batter at the plate. He had 10 strikeouts in the second game against Hawthorne. He has 62 strikeouts for the season. Photo by Terry Witt. Calling all ProLife College and High School students and groups to attend the Students for Life Leadership Summit at the University of Central Florida on Sat. Apr. 12 from 9 AM to 4 PM. the cost of $10 includes lunch. Hear from experts and peers on the most eective pro-life activism that is changing the culture on campuses across the country. With personalized, hands-on planning and preparation, the SFLA Florida Leadership Summit will leave you condent in your goals and activities for the 2014-2015 academic year and better equipped to change your schools for Life! Plus, youll get to meet and network with all the other AMAZING pro-life student activists in your area! Scheduled and Conrmed Speakers are: Tina Whittington, Students for Life of America; Jay Watts, Life Training Institute; Matt Sharp, Alliance Defending Freedom; Dana Cody, Life Legal Defense Foundation; and Missy Martinez, Students for Life of America Register at: https://sa.webconnex. com/2014FLSummit or contact me with any questions or concerns: mmartinez@ studentsforlife.org.American Cancer Society Relay For Life of The Tri Countiese countdown is on for the Relay For Life of e Tri Counties event being held on May 2, 2014, 6:00 p.m., at the Gilchrist County Agricultural Complex (north of Trenton on Hwy 129). One Community, One Mission, One Fight! e power of Relay allows a community to grieve for those lost to cancer and to celebrate those who have survived. For the newly diagnosed, Relay oers an opportunity to meet others who have survived the same type of cancer. For the cancer patient in treatment, Relay oers the opportunity to share experiences with others. For the long-term survivor, Relay brings recognition that the community cares about their struggle and closure to a trying time in life. Another group nding hope in Relay For Life are the caregivers. ese individuals give their time, love, and support of friends, family, and neighbors who face cancer. At Relay, everyone understands the challenges and joys of being a caregiver. ere is peace of mind in knowing that together we can face the challenges ahead. ere are lots of activities and fundraising events being held this month. anks for all the tri-county community support and work by many individuals. Mark your calendars and plan to attend as there will be lots of fun, activities and food. e next Team Meeting will be held April 15th at 6:00 PM at the Fanning Springs Community Bldg. located behind the Cadillac Motel in Fanning Spring s. Lets get ready to Relay as we are Hunting for a Cure. For more information contact Kyle Stone 352-246-5920/352-376-6866 or Tracy Ridgeway at 352-463-3445/352-222-2218 or you may visit cancer.org/(800)227-2345.
8B L EGAL NOTICES 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 3rd day of April, 2013. (COURT SEAL) CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By:LaQuanda Latson /s/ Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this pro ceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Court house, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired, call (800) 955-8770. Pub.: April 10, 17, 2014. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 2012 CA 000892 DIVISION: PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. GARRETT LEE HEISHMAN, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated January 22, 2014, and entered in Case No. 2012 CA 000892 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida in which PNC Bank, National Association, is the Plaintiff and Garrett Lee Heishman, Gloria Joos Heishman, Tenant # 1, Tenant # 2, The Unknown Spouse of Garrett Lee Heishman, The Unknown Spouse of Gloria Joos Heishman, are defendants, the Levy County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on in 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 21st day of April 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 16, BLOCK C, UNIT 9, OF WILLISTON HIGHLANDS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4 PAGE 11, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME AS A PERMANENT FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO, DE SCRIBED AS: A 2003 DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME BEARING IDENTIFICATION NUMBER(S) GAFL375A74580CY21 AND GAFL375B74580CY21 AND TITLE NUMBER(S) 0088383455 AND 0088383382 A/K/A 17031 NE 41ST ST WILLISTON FL 326966841 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 23rd day of January, 2014. (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 proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. 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 appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Pub.: April 3, 10, 2014. ------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION: CASE NO.: 2012 CA 000616 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. MICHAEL BOOTH; MICHELLE LYNN BOOTH, F/K/A MICHELLE L. ROGERS; UNKNOWN TENANT; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Resetting Foreclosure Sale dated the 23rd day of January, 2014, and entered in Case No. 2012 CA 000616, of the Circuit Court of the 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. is the Plaintiff and MICHAEL BOOTH, MICHELLE LYNN BOOTH, F/K/A MICHELLE L. ROGERS; and UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the, IN THE LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE ON MONDAYS, 355 SOUTH COURT STREET, BRONSON, FL 32621, 11:00 AM on the 21st day of April, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 1, BLOCK 2, PINERIDGE ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 24, 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. Under the American with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at email@example.com Dated this 26th day of March, 2014. By: /s/ Carri L. PereyraBar #17441 Choice Legal Group, P.A. P.O. Box 9908 Fort Lauderdale, FL 333109908 Telephone: (954) 453-0365 Facsimile: (954) 771-6052 Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438 DESIGNATED PRIMARY E-MAIL FOR SERVICE PURSUANT TO FLA. R. JUD. ADMIN 2.516 firstname.lastname@example.org Pub.: April 3, 10, 2014. ----------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 38-2012-CA000846 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. ROBERT G. SANDERS A/K/A ROBERT SANDERS; JULIE A. DEES A/K/A JULIE DEES A/K/A JULIE E. DEES; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated January 24, 2014, and entered in Case No. 38-2012-CA-000846, of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is Plaintiff and ROBERT G. SANDERS A/K/A ROBERT SANDERS; JULIE A. DEES A/K/A JULIE DEES A/K/A JULIE E. DEES; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN THE MAIN LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, at 355 SOUTH COURT STREET, BRONSON in LEVY County, FLORIDA 32621, at 11:00 A.M., on the 28 day of April, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 1, BLOCK 15 OF OCALA HIGHLANDS WEST, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE(S) 16, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A 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 25 day of March, 2014. (COURT SEAL) DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of said Court By: LaQuanda Latson /s/ As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 355 Court Street, Bronson, Fl 32621, Phone No. (352)374-3639 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). Pub.: April 3, 10, 2014. ---------IN THE EIGHTH CIRCUIT COURT FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 382008CA000757 BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC. ASSET -BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-6, Plaintiff, vs. ELIZABETH BROWN; TAVARIES DAVON NORRIS; ANDREW J. BROWN; ET AL. Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated 01/15/2013 and an Order Resetting Sale dated March 20, 2014 and entered in Case No. 382008CA000757 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida, wherein BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC. ASSET -BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-6 is Plaintiff and ELIZABETH BROWN; TAVARIES DAVON NORRIS; ANDREW J. BROWN; LEVY COUNTY ; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROP ERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at in the Main Lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, 355 Court Street, Bronson, FL 32621 on Monday, at 11:00 a.m. June 23, 2014 the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 11, BLOCK B, NEW YORK SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 17, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Levy County Court house. Telephone 352-486-5228 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Bronson, Florida, on March 20, 2014 (COURT SEAL) DANNY SHIPP Clerk, Circuit Court By: LaQuanda Latson /s/ As Deputy Clerk Pub.: April 3, 10, 2014. ----------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 2013-CA-000640 CENTERSTATE BANK OF FLORIDA, N.A., A National Banking Association; Plaintiff, vs. LUIS R. SANTIAGO; MRS. LUIS R. SANTIAGO n/k/a Jenny Santiago; FELIX QUINONES; MRS. FELIX QUINONES, n/k/a Alicia Quinones; Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 20th, 2014, in Case No. 2013-CA-000640 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit, in and for Levy County, Florida, in which CenterState Bank of Florida, N.A. is the Plaintiff, and LUIS R. SANTIAGO; MRS. LUIS R. SANTIAGO n/k/a Jenny Santiago; FELIX QUINONES; MRS. FELIX QUINONES, n/k/a Alicia Quinones, are the Defendants; Danny Shipp, Clerk of Courts, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, in the Board of County Commissioners meeting room in the Levy County Courthouse, 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, FL, at 11:00 A.M. or shortly thereafter, on May 27, 2014 the following described property set forth in the Summary Judgment of Foreclosure: Tract 30, STARTING POINT, as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 6, Pages 69 through 71, Public Records of Levy County, Florida, Less and except any portion thereof designated as an equestrian trail on the Plat of Starting Point. 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 filed in this action, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 27th day of March, 2014. /s/ THOMAS M. EGAN, Chartered Attorney for Plaintiff 2107 SE 3rd Avenue Ocala, FL 32671 (352) 629-7110 Fla. Bar # 434980 Pub.: April 3, 10, 2014. ----------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 38-2012-CA000717 U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF GRA LEGAL TITLE TRUST 2013-1, Plaintiff vs. WILLIAM R. THOMPSON A/K/A WILLIAM THOMPSON, et al., Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, that, pursuant to an Order Canceling and Reschedul ing Foreclosure Sale dated 24th day of March, 2014 entered in Civil Case Number in the Circuit Court for Levy Florida, wherein U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF GRA LEGAL TITLE TRUST 2013-1 the Plaintiff, and WILLIAM R. THOMPSON A/K/A WILLIAM THOMPSON, et al, are the Defendants, I will sell the property situated in Levy Florida, described as: PARCEL 2 Part of the east 1/2 of section 22, township 12 South, range 13 East, Levy County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of said section 22, thence south 00 deg. 20 min. 31 sec. east along the East line of said section 22, a distance of 875.00 feet to the Pointof-Beginning (P.O.B); thence continue South 00 deg. 20 min. 31 sec. East 441.72 feet to the North Right-of-Way (R/W) line of C-347; thence south 42 deg. 12 min 53 sec. West along the said R/W line, as a basis of bearing, 735.00 feet; thence North 65 deg. 39 min. 18 sec. West, 1025.32 feet; thence South 78 deg. 22 min. 48 sec. West 982.18 feet; thence North 50 deg. 08 min. 17 sec. West, 310 feet to the West line of the east 1/2 of said section 22; thence North 00 deg. 40 min. 39 sec. West along the said West line, 564.53 feet; thence South 89 deg. 57 min. 32 sec. East, 2632.04 feet to the P.O.B 2004 King D/W Mobile Home Title #88480916 and # 88480745 with Vin # N811183A/B at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the in the lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, FL 32621 at 11:00 AM. on 18th day of August, 2014. 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: March 24, 2014. (COURT SEAL) Levy County Clerk of Court CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT 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. Persons with a disability who need any accommoda tion in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired, call (800) 955-8770. Pub.: April 3, 10, 2014. --------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 38-2012-CA000454 Section: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP Plaintiff, v. Vicki Lynn De Rocco F/K/A Vicki L. Nelson; Victor De Rocco; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; Williston Highlands Home Owners Association, Inc. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order on Motion to Cancel Foreclosure Sale and Order Resetting Sale dated January 30, 2014, entered in Civil Case No. 38-2012CA-000454 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on the 28th day of April, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. in the Main Lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida 32621, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 2, BLOCK 31, OF WILLISTON HIGHLANDS, UNIT 7, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES 4, 4A THROUGH 4C, INCLUSIVE OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 2005 KING DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME WITH VIN# N812199A AND N812199B. 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. 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 the ADA Coordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at email@example.com. MORRIS-HARDWICKSCHNEIDER, LLC By:Paul Hunter Fahrney /s/ FBN 84153 9409 Philadelphia Road Baltimore, Maryland 21237 Pub.: April 10, 17, 2014.
9B Across Downe answers for this weeks crossword puzzle will appear in next weeks issue. 1. Duller from overuse 7. Glitters 15. Public show of respect 16. Crude oil ___ 17. Cowboys who use lassos 18. Inborn behavior 19. Breakfast choice 20. Athletic supporter? 21. Cool! 22. Cool amount 23. Makeup, e.g. 25. Breviloquent 26. Boxing prize 28. Basic U.S. monetary unit 31. Comprende? 32. ___ manual 34. One who buys and sells 36. Having lines or bands of dierent color 38. Abandons 42. Processed in a blender 44. Belt 45. ___ de deux 48. Rotten 50. Boris Godunov, for one 51. Buddhist who has attained Nirvana 53. Island rings 55. Trick taker, often 56. Computer picture 57. Schuss, e.g. 59. Begins 61. Condition dicult to endure 63. Rages 64. Barometers that use no liquids 65. Paternal relative 66. Music performed by a lover to his lady 67. Listed 1. Fibrinous clot 2. Most spacious 3. Rotor blade 4. Old Chinese money 5. Snowy bird 6. Took ve 7. Saliva 8. Durable wood 9. ___ line (major axis of an elliptical orbit) 10. Abbr. after a name 11. In & Out star, 1997 12. Record holders 13. Protect, in a way 14. Couch 24. Saturated 25. Amount of hair 27. Excursion 29. Young man (Scottish) 30. A pint, maybe 33. Jet 35. Cost of living? 37. Victorian, for one 39. Professional rose cultivator 40. Treatise 41. Under pressure 43. Overshadow 45. Civil or military authorities in Turkey 46. Esoteric 47. Generous one 49. Cheerless 52. ___ Citroen, auto pioneer 54. Oater transport 57. One of the two main branches of orthodox Islam 58. Billy ___, American alpine ski racer 60. ___ and the King of Siam 62. My boy Crossword Puzzle BRONSON SELF STORAGE 500 Commerce St., Bronson, FL 32621 352-486-2121 Cameras, NEW Lighting & 24/7 AccessOUTDOOR STORAGE$25.00 and up L EGAL NOTICES-----------IIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 38-2014-DR000214 Division: YUMMA LATHERS, Petitioner and RONALD LATHERS Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: RONALD LATHERS Last Known Address: 1063 Moosehead Drive Oranze Park, FL 32065 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on YUMMA LATHERS, whose address is 131 NE 9th Street, Williston, FL 32696, on or before April 30, 2014, and file the original with the clerk of this Court, Danny J. Shipp, at Levy County Courthouse, 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, FL 32621 before service on Petitioner or im mediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon re quest. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks office. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated: March 26, 2014. (COURT SEAL) DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Sue Smith /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: April 3, 10, 17, 24, 2014 ---------------NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Dona Potter d/b/a Bronson Self Storage, pursuant to the provisions of the Florida Self Storage Act (Fla. Stat. 83.801 et. sec.) hereby gives notice of sale under said act to wit: On May 3, 2014 at Bronson Self Storage, 500 Commerce Street., Bronson, FL 32621 Dona Potter or her agent will conduct an open auction sale at 9:00 a.m. by (auction, sealed bid or yard sale) to the highest bidder. Bids to begin at 9:00 a.m. when auctioning will start for contents of the bay or bays, rented by the following person/persons: Tiffany Mongo Unit C-105 PO Box 1326 Bronson, FL 32621 Nancy Welker Unit D-147 & P06 PO Box 1162 Summerfield, FL Beverly Hollriegel Unit C-097 10311 NE 99 Place Archer, FL 32618 Lynn Davidson Unit C-112 3520 SW 56 Trail Trenton, FL 32693 Albert Pendelton Unit D-178 11550 NE 109 Place Archer, FL 32918 Fredrick Perry Unit B-088 PO Box 563 Bronson, FL 32621 Consists of household, personal items, miscellaneous merchandise, stored at Bronson Self Storage, 500 Commerce Street, Bronson, FL 32621. Sale is being held to satisfy a statutory lien. Low bids may not be accepted. Dated: April 7, 2014 Bronson Self Storage Dona Potter 500 Commerce St. Bronson, FL 32621 Phone: (352) 486-2121 Sale Date: May 3, 2014 Pub.: Apr. 10, 17, 2014. ---------NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) announces the following public meeting to which all interested persons are invited: Central Florida Water Initiative (CFWI) Steering Committee meeting to discuss the CFWI process and provide guidance to the technical teams. All or part of this meeting may be conducted by means of communications media technology in order to permit maximum participation of Governing Board members. DATE/TIME: Friday, April 25, 2014 9:30 a.m. PLACE: Toho Water Authority, 951 Martin Luther King Blvd., Kissimmee, FL 34741 A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: CFWIWater.com; 1(800)4231476 (FL only) or (352)7967211. For more information, you may contact: Lori. manuel@ watermatters.org; 1(800) 423-1476 (FL only) or (352)796-7211, x4606 (Ad Order EXE0319) Pub.: April 10, 2014. --------NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) announces the following public meeting to which all interested persons are invited: Governing Board Meeting, Committee Meetings and Public Hearing: Consider SWFWMD business. All or part of this meeting may be conducted by means of communications media technology in order to permit maximum participation of Governing Board members. The Governing Board members will participate in a Lake Hancock Project Tour following the Board Meeting. The Lake Hancock structure is located at 2180 Hwy. 98 S., Bartow, FL 33830. DATE/TIME: Tuesday, April 29, 2014; 10:00 a.m. (this is a change from previously published time) PLACE: Neil Combee Administration Building, 330 W. Church St., Bartow, FL 33830 (this is a change from previously published location). Pursuant to the provision of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring reasonable accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting SWFWMDs Human Resources Bureau Chief, 2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, Florida 34604-6899; telephone (352) 796-7211, ext. 4703 or 1-800-423-1476 (FL only), ext. 4703; TDD (FL only) 1-800-231-6103; or email to ADACoor dinator@ swfwmd.state.fl.us For more information, you may contact: Luanne. Stout@ watermat ters.org; 1(800)423-1476 (FL only) or (352)796-7211, x4605 (Ad Order EXE0320) Pub.: April 10, 2014. ---------NOTICE OF INTENT TO VACATE SUBDIVISION PLAT Notice is hereby given that the School Board of Levy County: Intend(s) to petition the City Council of the City of Williston, Florida to vacate the following described property: Parcel Number 0631900000 or SEC: 07, TWP: 13, RNG: 19, 0713-19 0077.00 Acres Robinsons Addition AKA Blocks A thru D & Blocks K thru S or book 1315 Page 733, as described by the Levy County Property Appraiser, and the right of ways located within, be vacated Any person(s) having an interest in or an objection to said property being vacated should contact: Adam Hall City of Williston 50 NW Main ST Williston, FL 32696 352.528.3060 Pub.: Apr. 10, 2014. --------NOTICE OF ENACTMENT OF ORDINANCE 2014-04 THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA proposes to adopt the following by Ordinance: AN ORDINANCE OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, ESTABLISHING SPEED LIMITS ON NE 60TH STREET, A/K/A CR 102, NE 126TH AVENUE, AND NE 128TH TERRACE, A/K/A LCR 1069; PRO VIDING FOR NO CODIFI CATION; PROVIDING FOR PENALTY; AND PROVID ING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. A public hearing on the ordinance will be held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 9:00 a.m., or as soon there after as the same may be heard, in the Board of County Commissioners Meeting Room, Levy County Courthouse, Bronson, Florida. Copies of said Ordinance may be inspected by any member of the public at the Office of the Board of County Commissioners located at 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, Florida, during regular business hours or contact by phone at (352) 486-5217. On the date, time and place first abovementioned, all interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed Ordinance. All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decisions made at this public hearing, they will need a record the proceedings and, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Any person requiring rea sonable accommodations to participate in this meeting should contact the County Commissioners Admini stration Office at (352) 4865218. Ryan Bell, Chairman Levy Co. Board of County Commissioners Pub.: April 10, 2014 -------------JournalYour Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923Levy Countycall 352-486-2312 or email advertising@ levyjournal.com distribution of these trophy bass and what it takes to sustain a trophy shery. Biologists compare the ndings to existing conservation programs such as habitat restoration eorts, aquatic vegetation management strategies, bass stocking histories and various regulation management approaches to determine what works best. Between Jan. 1 and March 23, 2014, anglers entered 220 Lunker Club, 89 Trophy Club and three Hall of Fame bass. at is a three-fold increase over the same period last year. Part is due to simplied rules and more anglers being aware. Nevertheless, it is clear that Florida is producing and recycling vast numbers of trophy bass. You never know when you may nd a lunker on the end of your line. To be prepared, go to TrophyCatchFlorida.com now, register and check out the rules and prizing. Just registering makes you eligible for a random drawing in October for a Phoenix bass boat powered by Mercury and equipped with a Power-Pole. However, every time you have a TrophyCatch bass veried, your name is entered 10 more times. Moreover, every veried bass earns you not only bragging rights on the Web but also a customized certicate, decal and club shirt, plus at least a total of $100 in gift cards from Bass Pro Shops, Dicks Sporting Goods and/ or Rapala. Bigger sh earn greater rewards: Anglers who have 13-pound-plus Hall of Fame entries also get a $500 berglass replica of their catch. So far there are already four Hall of Fame bass this season. Joseph Brooks Morrells 14 pound, 9 ounce-bass from Lake Kingsley in Clay County is the current season leader. If it holds up, he will earn the TrophyCatch Championship ring in October, which is donated by the American Outdoors Fund. However, there is still a lot of shing to be done before then, so get out there and see what you can catch. Instant licenses are available at MyFWC. com/License or by calling 888-FISHFLORIDA (347-4356). Report violators by calling 888-404-3922, *FWC or #FWC on your cell phone, or texting to Tip@MyFWC. com. Visit MyFWC.com/Fishing and select more news, or scr.bi/Fish-busters for more Fish Busters Bulletins. To subscribe to FWC columns or to receive news releases automatically, click on the red envelope on any page of MyFWC.com. April Freshwater Fishing in Florida continued from page 5BLevy County Fair Starts in Williston Thursdaye Levy County Fair ocially opens ursday in Williston and runs through Sunday. e fair grounds are located at the Williston Airport o U.S. 41. Fair activities begin at 4 p.m. ursday and last until 10 p.m. Opening ceremonies are at 6:30 p.m. On Friday the fair is open from 4 p.m. until midnight, on Saturday from 9 a.m. until midnight, and on Sunday from noon until 10 p.m. e Levy County Fair queen and princess competitions are on Friday evening. Fair tiny tots 2-3 years old will compete at 11 a.m. Saturday. e fair karaoke contests are Sunday. e junior competition starts at 3:30 p.m. and the adult nals begin at 5 p.m. Livestock competition begins at 4:30 p.m. Friday with the rabbit show. On Saturday the dairy goat show is at 10:30 a.m., the meat goat show at 12:30 p.m. and the poultry show at 3:30 p.m. On Sunday the steer show is at 2 p.m. and the heifer show at 3:30 p.m. ere will be rides and entertainment throughout the fair.
10B Mamas Quick Cheese Potatoes1 box (4.6 oz) julienne potatoes or 1 box au gratin potatoes 1 cups boiling water cups sour cream cup milk cup margarine or butter, cut up cup Rotel Chilies cup chopped cooked bacon or cup bacon bits cup french fried onions (if desired) cup shredded Cheddar cheese Heat oven to 350F if using julienne potatoes or 400 if using au gratin potatoes. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix Potatoes, Sauce Mix (from potato mixes) and boiling water. Stir in sour cream, milk, margarine, and Rotel Chilies. Pour into baking dish. Bake uncovered 35 minutes. Sprinkle with french fried onions and the cheese. Bake 5 to 10 minutes longer or until bubbly around edges and potatoes are tender. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.Sugar Pecan Sandies 1 1/3 cups white sugar 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, room temperature 3 egg yolks 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose our 1 teaspoon baking soda teaspoon cream of tartar 1 cup nely chopped pecans Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease 2 cookie sheets. Cream together the sugar and butter. Beat in egg yolks and vanilla. Add our, baking soda, and cream of tartar. Mix lightly. Add chopped pecans. Form dough into walnut size balls and place 2 inches apart on cookie sheet. Let the cookie dough stay in ball form. Bake 10 to 11 minutes, until tops are cracked and just turning color.PennysRecipes Welcome to the kitchen! Penny Lofton, mother of six and grandmother of 12, is always in the kitchen cooking up some homemade goodness trying out new recipes and dusting o old ones! Come on in....lets get cooking!www.facebook.com/pennysrecipes Food Preservation (Canning) UpdateSpring is just around the corner and your garden soon will be producing tons of vegetables and fruits!! Or you may want to take advantage of farmers markets, road-side stands or youpick operations located nearby. Preserving some of that food for use later in the year will give you great taste and good nutrition and will also make memories for a lifetime. Join us for a canning update. All classes will cover both pressure canning for vegetables and boiling water canning for fruits. Sweet spreads (jams and jellies) and pickles will also be discussed. is is for the novice as well as the experienced. Canning recommendations have changed during the past few years and we want you to be safe. Seating is limited and class will last approximately 3 hours. ere is a $3.00 fee for the optional workshop materials. You may just pay at the door, but please bring the correct change. Levy County classes are scheduled for Monday, April 14t h at 1:30 pm and 6:00 pm at the UF IFAS Levy County Extension Oce 625 North Hathaway Avenue, Bronson, Florida. For reservations, please call 352/486-5131. Dixie County classes are scheduled for Tuesday, April 22nd at 1:30 pm and 6:00 pm at the Dixie County Library, 16328 SE 19 Highway, Cross City, Florida. For reservations, please call 352/498-1219. Gilchrist County classes are scheduled for Tuesday, May 13t h at 1:30 pm and 6:00 pm at the Gilchrist County Library, 105 NW 11th Avenue, Trenton, Florida. For reservations, please call 352/463-3176. ese programs are brought to you by UF IFAS Extension Levy County. For more information, please contact Muriel Turner at 352/486-5131.2014 4-H Camp Cherry LakeResidential Camp June 30 July 4, 2014 Each camper will attend fun workshops while at camp. Sign up for the workshops will be done at Camp Orientation. Two (2) orientation dates have been set Sunday, June 9th and Sunday, June 29th both starting at 2 pm. Cost of the camp is $190. ose qualifying for free & reduced meals pricing deduct $34.00 (this decision will be made by an oce assistant based on income guidelines) e rst 30 registrations qualify for a $50.00 scholarship. CIT (Counselors in Training) and Counselors completing training will qualify for $75.00 RememberYou MUST include your $25.00 (non-refundable) deposit with registration form, and be prepared to pay the remaining camp costs on Sunday, June 29th by 2 PM. We will provide NO CHANGE, so please make your payment for the exact amount. Make checks payable to: Levy Overall Advisory Committee. Bring form to: Levy County 4-H PO BOX 219, Bronson, FL 32621 Apply on registration form to be considered as an applicant to be a camp counselor (ages 13 and up) Each applicant must complete Counselor Training May 31st, June 6-8 to qualify. All 4-H activities are open to all youth without regard to race, color, sex, handicap or national origin. Call the Levy County Extension Oce at 486-5131 for more information. People requiring special assistance due to disabilities should contact the Levy County Extension Oce at least 5 working days in advance of program.Levy County Day 4-H Camps 2014Age Limits: Camper MUST be at least 8 years old by the date of the camp attending. All 8-9 year old must have proof of age birth certicate or some type of identication Where: Levy County Extension Oce in Bronson Times: Monday through ursday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM and Friday 8:30 AM to 12:00 Cost: $25.00 per camp ($50 for ATV camp) all day camps are non-refundable More Information: Call the oce at 352-486-5131 or email firstname.lastname@example.org CAMP DATESRemote Control, Science of Flight & LEGO Robotics June 9 13 Sports Fishing I June 16 20 Wildlife Adventures June 23 27 International Food, Fun & Fitness July 7 11 Shooting Sports I July 14 18 Shooting & Fishing II July 21 25 Marine Science July 28 August 1 Bugs & Outdoor Adventures August 4 8 Games August 11 15 ATV Safety $50 for this camp 12 & up limited spots available August 11 15 Parents registering youth for each day camp (not including ATV) and paying in full will receive a $25.00 discount = $200 *Day Camp monies are due 7 days before camp begins. ere will be a $5.00 late fee = $30 PLEASE NOTE: e camp fee includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, eld trips and recreation each day. Sewing & Cooking Camps will be oered this summer. Please contact Ms. Muriel Turner about these camps at 352/486-5131.Day Camps, Summer Camp and Canning from UF/IFAS to You All Day Camps are open to youth ages 8 & over as of date of camp attending, excluding ATV 12 & up Remote Control & Science of Flight Participants are welcome to bring their remote control toys and try new ones. Also, participants will be making and programming LEGO robots. Sports Fishing I Participants will learn to rig and use simple fishing tackle including cane poles and/or rods. This camp will include fishing trips to various sites and a fish fry on Friday!! Wildlife Adventures Come ready for anything! In this day camp we will have th e opportunity to learn about our friends in the wild and explore adventures to build relationships and cooperation International Food, Fun & Fitness Join us for a fun filled week while we enjoy food and stay healthy. Several guest speakers from differe nt countries will share some of their customs, including food. Shooting Sports I Pa rticipants have the opportunity to earn their Hunter S afety Certification during this week and learn to shoot Archery, Rifle, Shotgun, and/or Muzzle loading. Shooting & Fishing II This camp is designed to take these two activities to another level. During Shooting Sports we will hone skills learned in Shooting Sports I. During the Sports Fishing days we will hone skills learned in Fishing I and take an extra fishing excursion to a new destination. Marine Science In this day camp, participants will learn more about the Marine environment. It will include boat trips, seining, cast netting, crabbing, and specimen identification. Bugs & Outdoor Adventures In this day ca mp we will be combining entomology & insect collecting with canoeing, hiking, exploring our natural resources, and many other activities. Games This day camp is designed to enjoy the fun of old school games! Some of the games include, bean bag toss, jacks and much more! ATV Safety & Certification Did you know that you must have an ATV Safety Certification to ride your ATV on any public lands? We are offering this class to a limited number of youth (16). Youth will be taught safe operation, riding pr actices, and general maintenance of your ATV. We will be taking trips with our ATVs. This day camp will be taught by American Safety Institute instructors for the purpose of completing the ASI ATV Safety Certification. This day is only for youth ages 12 a nd up. Cost of this camp is $50.00. JoanYou know a Wife has to put up with a lot from their husbands so here is a bunch of IOUs that I need to pay o. -IOU for following me from job to job. -IOU for doing without the things you needed, so me and the kids could have things that we wanted and probably didnt need. -IOU for being the family doctor, patching me up when I got banged up and sitting up with the kids when they were sick or hurt. -IOU for being a good manager, stretching the little money we had to keep the bill collectors o our back. -IOU for being such a good cook, making big meals out of little at a time when we had little. -IOU for having to drive old junky cars that barely ran. -IOU for trying to keep me looking nice, washing my dirty jeans that smelled of horses and cow crap. -IOU for buying boots, hats, etc. for me and doing without shoes or clothes you wanted and needed. -IOU for keeping house for a bunch of people who didnt pick up clothes or wipe their feet. -IOU for putting up with dogs in the house, even cows a couple times. -IOU for being the kind, thoughtful person you are, always thinking of others rst. -IOU for all the Christmas and anksgiving dinners you xed, working late at night so everyone could enjoy the holiday. -IOU for looking after Mom and Dad when they needed someone. I will never have enough money to pay these IOUs; all I have is four little words BABY, I LOVE YOU BILLContact Bill for a CD at 352/493-2766 or write him at: 8151 NW 77 Place, Chieand, 32626.