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By Terry WittSenior Staff Writer e 60th Annual Chieand Watermelon Festival was a huge success judging by the record crowd attending the festival parade, which stretched for more than a mile. Chieand Womans Club President Melanie Hutchinson said the rst oats began arriving back at the start when the nal oats were leaving the Chieand High School area. e Womans Club Chieand Watermelon Festival Draws Massive CrowdChieand Watermelon Queen Katelyn Ressler is joined on stage by her court. From the left, second runnerup Ashley Cribbs, third runnerup Danielle Oscean, Queen Katelyn Ressler and rst runnerup Presley Sanders. Photo by Terry Witt. By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterDuke Energy is moving forward with plans to build a $1.5 billion natural gas power plant in northwest Citrus County that will generate enough power to replace the decommissioned nuclear power plant and the two soon-to-beretired coal plants at the Crystal River Energy Complex. e company has purchased 400 acres of land at the site of the former Halcim mine property abutting the northern boundary of the Crystal River Energy Complex for the 1,650-megawatt. e plant is expected to burn natural gas piped from the planned Sabal Trail pipeline. Company spokesman Sterling Ivey said Duke By Terry WittSenior Staff Writere Florida Legislature has approved $4.3 million in funding for e Jack Wilkinson Levy Campus of the College of Central Florida a few miles north of Chieand, but the money wont be used for construction of buildings in the rst phase. Provost Marilyn Ladner said the legislative funding signed by the governor last week will fund the rst phase of pre-construction work including architectural drawings, site preparation and infrastructure for extending water and sewer to the site. e total project is expected to cost $18.2 million. Water and sewer for the college will be provided by Fanning Springs. Ladner said the college is closer to Fanning Springs and the Search Begins for Chieand Manager; Evaluations ChangedBy Terry WittSenior Staff WriterChieand City Commissioners Monday voted to advertise for a new city manager, but to modify the form they use to evaluate their top managers and to add a three-month evaluation to the existing six-month and 12-month evaluations. e changes were made largely because of criticism from City Commissioner Teresa Barron who didnt think former City Manager Kevin Gay was given a way of defending himself or adequate time to address allegations. Commissioners stopped short of creating a list of directives that would be written after the three-month evaluation and given to the new city manager, but rather kept most of the existing format in the evaluation form that leaves space for commissioner comments. Some commissioners felt Gay had plenty of time to make changes in the way he managed his oce following criticisms leveled at him in the six-month evaluation, but others felt the six-month evaluation wasnt enough. e self-evaluation portion of the evaluation form for the city manager was a point of contention. Gay lled in his six-month self-evaluation with all 5s, indicating a perfect performance in every area. e second time he wrote down 5th amendment for every question on the self-evaluation. e 5th amendment of the U.S. Constitution protects U.S. Citizens from self-incrimination. Gay said he felt the self-evaluation form could have created problems for him with future employers if he graded himself low in certain areas. Mayor Teal Pomeroy said he understood Gays concerns on the matter.Former City Manager to Get Severance Pay If He Doesnt Sue By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterAcknowledging mistakes were made, the Chieand City Commission voted unanimously Monday to accept former City Manager Kevin Gays request for $24,807.64 in severance pay provided he agrees in writing not to sue the city. Gays attorney Lanny Russell wrote the city a June 6 letter saying the commission failed to abide by its contract with Gay requiring a written notice be hand delivered to him prior to his anniversary date stating the city did not wish to renegotiate his contract. Gay was told he no longer had a job at the May 27 city commission meeting, but the letter wasnt mailed to Gay until May 28, the day after the city should have notied him in writing that it would not negotiate a new contract. City Attorney Norm Fugate was given permission to negotiate with Russell and to make the oer. Fugate said Gay was also entitled to unemployment compensation. e unemployment would be based in part on the severance pay he receives. City commissioners said they werent interested in paying Gays $937.50 in attorneys fees. At the May 27 meeting, commissioners said they werent going to give him severance pay, either.Fact Box on City Manager and Interim City Manager dates of employment:Governor Signs Legislation Funding New Williston Schoole Florida Legislature has approved $34.8 million for the new Williston Middle High School and Gov. Rick Scott signed it into law last week. State lawmakers allocated about $11.2 million for each of the next three years. Im just thrilled, said Superintendent Bob Hastings. Gilbane Construction of Jacksonsville is partnering with Oelrich Construction of Newberry to construct the facility. Hastings said subcontractors can call Oelrich Construction in Newberry, but there will be a public outreach meeting involving Gilbane and Oelrich in late June where subcontractors can ll out an application. ey must meeting bonding and other requirements to ensure they can do the work. By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterBronson High School quarterback Tyler Beauchamp signed a full football scholarship last week to attend Warner University in Lake Wales, fullling a dream to play college football. Im very proud of Tyler. Its been a long road with Bronson. Its his dream and hes living it, said BHS Football Coach Cameron Porch. Its untrue you have to leave Bronson to be seen (as a college prospect). Je Meeks, football recruiting coordinator for the Warner Royals, and no relation to County Commissioner John Meeks, who was present for the signing, said he liked what he saw when Beauchamp arrived at a college recruiting camp in Lake Wales. City Manager Earl Cannon 1989 Aug. 29, 2003 City Manager Ed Smith Sept. 24, 2003 Sept. 26, 2005 Bill Hammond (interim city manager) Sept. 26, 2005 March 2, 2006 City Manager Rod Russ March 2, 2006 Aug. 28, 2006. Maxie Beauchamp (interim city manager) Aug. 28, 2006 Sept. 25, 2006 Matthew Brock (interim city manager) Sept. 26, 2006 Jan. 11, 2007 City Manager Grady Hartzog Jan. 12, 2007 April 22, 2013 Mary Ellzey (interim city manager) April 22, 2013 May 28, 2013 City Manager Kevin Gay May 29, 2013 May 28, 2014 Mary Ellzey (interim city manager) May 29, 2014 to present. Happy Fathers Daycontinues to page 5A continues to page 3A continues to page 6A continues to page 5A continues to page 5A continues to page 5ABronsons Tyler Beauchamp to Play College Football on ScholarshipFlorida Legislature Gives College of Central Florida $4.3 Million Duke Energy to Build $1.5 Billion Natural Gas Power Plant
2A Jail Media Report for 06/02/2014 to 06/09/2014 ADAMS, REGINALD VENTRELL, 29, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: CHILD ABUSE. ADKINS, LAFAYE NICOLE, 31, OF WILLISTON, FL: TRESPASSING PROPERTY NOT STRUCTURE OR CONVEY. COURNOYER, TAMARA DEATON, 40, OF CEDAR KEY, FL: DUI; RESIST OFFICER W/O VIOLENCE; BATTERY ON OFFICER FIREFIGHTER EMT ETC. CRUZ, MIRIAM IVETTE, 48, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: PETIT THEFT FROM MERCHANT 2ND OFF. DECAMP, SANDRA, 60, OF BELL, FL: PETIT THEFT FROM MERCHANT 2ND OFF. DOWNEY, RYAN LEE, 28, OF CEDAR KEY, FL: PROB VIOLATION. DYKES, STACEY MARRIE, 36, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: PETIT THEFT FROM MERCHANT 2ND OFF. GLIDEWELL, CHRISTIAN, 29, OF OTTER CREEK, FL: WARRANT ARREST. GRIEVES, KIMBERLY MARIE, 42, OF JACKSONVILLE, FL: PROB VIOLATION X 3. HERRING, JAMES LEWIS, 49, OF CROSS CITY, FL: LISTED CHEMICAL FOR MANUFACTURE CNTRL SUBS; POSS MARIJUANA. INMAN, ROBERT LEE, 25, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: OPERATE MOTOR VEHICLE WO VALID LICENSE. IVON, JAMES, 42, OF GAINESVILLE, FL: OBSTRUCT WO VIOLENCE. KELLY, COLIN DANNY, 61, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: Levy County Sheris Oce Arrest Report Levy Countys Most WantedDWLSR. MARSHALL, JOHN AMBROSE, 25, OF CANTONMENT, FL: CNTRL SUB WO PRESCRIPTION. MAURER, BRIAN STANLEY, 37, OF MORRISTON, FL: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT. MURPHY, BRYCE, 27, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: ABUSE ELDERLY OR DISABLED ADULT WO GREAT HARM. PANKOW, ROBERT LEIGH, 63, OF WILLISTON, FL: DWLSR; PROB VIOLATION. RIVERA, JOSE JEOVANNI, 46, OF WILLISTON, FL: ABUSE WITHOUT GREAT HARM TOWARD CHILD; COMMIT DOMESTIC BATTERY BY STRANGULATION. ROOSA, LLOYD AARON, 43, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: POSS OF WEAPON OR AMMO BY CONVICTED FLA FELON. SHEFFIELD, JAMES WILEY, 46, OF BRONSON, FL: TO OBTAIN UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION.Walther, John Ocala VOP DEALING IN STOLEN PROPERTY NO BOND Of Levy County Call 1-877-349-Tips (8477) Brown, Tamara A Old Town FTA LARC PETIT THEFT NO BONDBurney, Annette Ocala VOP SALE AND POSSESSION X 4 NO BONDMcCain, Garrett Cedar Key VOP DWLSR BOND $ 15,000Nixon, Nathan Williston 3 CTS SEXUAL BATTERY BOND $ 300,000 STEVENS, EMILY, 26, OF WILLISTON, FL: OUTOF-COUNTY WARRANT. TEASE, NEVINA, 34, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: CRIMINAL ATTEMPT SOLICIT CONSPIRE 2ND DEG FEL. WILCOX, REGINA, 22, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: COMMIT THEFT RESIST RECOVERY OF PROPERTY. WILLIS, ANTHONY, 47, OF WEBSTER, FL: REFUSE TO SUBMIT DUI TEST AFTER LIC SUSP; DWLSR; DUI.Sentencings from the Bench Dixie County and DEA Bust the Growere Dixie County Sheris Oce assisted the Drug Enforcement Administration with an arrest on Friday June 6. e DEA began working a case involving Fabian Lamenta, 29, from Old Town, in 2013. Lamenta was arrested on June 6, 2014 for Cultivating and Manufacture of Marijuana for his role in an indoor marijuana grow operation. Lamenta was booked into the Dixie County Jail on the warrant obtained by DEA. He has since bonded out of jail on a $50,000.00. submitted by Major Scott Harden, Dixie County Sheris Oce Dixie County Meth Possession Arrest Leads to More for Local Burglars Over the past several weeks the Dixie County Sheris Oce has been able to identify individuals believed to be involved in residential burglaries. Last ursday afternoon, Sheris ocials and the Cross City Correctional K-9 Team went to a residence on NE 642 Avenue in Old Town in an attempt to locate one of the suspects involved. When they arrived, they found Robert Wetzel sitting in the front porch area of the residence. Wetzel said that he was there alone and that the homeowner was not home. As Wetzel was being interviewed, investigators observed a methamphetamine head-jar (mason jar used in the process) sitting on the ground near Wetzel. Wetzel, 48, from Old Town, was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine and taken into custody. Once Wetzel was in custody, the CRCCI K-9 Team began to search the perimeter of the property and discovered that someone else had been at the location and ed the scene. e K-9 Team then began to track the second suspect through the wooded area in the neighborhood and located the second suspect, Kevin Blitch, hiding from ocers. Blitch, who does not live at this residence either, was arrested for Resisting an Ocer without Violence and taken into custody also. Sheris ocials and the CRCCI K-9 Team then traveled to a second location where Blitch was known to frequent. Once ocers arrived at this location and made contact with the homeowners, several items from recent burglaries were discovered along with methamphetamine and the items used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine. ese items were linked to Blitch and recovered by investigators with the assistance from the CRCCI K-9 Team. Blitch, 48, of Old Town, was also arrested for Manufacturing of Methamphetamine, Burglary and Grand eft. Both Wetzel and Blitch, who have extensive criminal histories, remain in the Dixie County Jail. submitted by Major Scott Harden, Dixie County Sheris Oce Robert Wetzel Kevin Blitch NOTICE FROM THE SCHOOL BOARD OF LEVY COUNTY The School Board of Levy County at its regularly scheduled Board Meeting on June 3, 2014, voted to approve the 2014-2015 TRIM Calendar. The TRIM Calendar calls for a Public Hearing on Monday July 28, 2014 at 5:01 p.m. for the purpose of adopting the tentative budget and millage for 2014-2015. The TRIM Calendar also changes the time of the regularly scheduled Board Meeting on September 16, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:01 p.m. for the purbudget and millage for 2014-2015. Both meetings will be held in the Board Room located at 480 Marshburn Drive, Bronson. Please make a note of these important meeting changes. The Public is invited to attend.Pub.: June 12, 2014. Chieand Man Arrested in Dixie County for Lewd Battery on a ChildAndy G. Bourgeois, 50, of Chieand was arrested by Sheris investigators on May 27 for three counts of Lewd Battery on a Child. e original complaint against Bourgeois originated when a mother came forward with allegations revealed by her minor children involving sexual activity between Bourgeois and the minors. Investigators will be continuing their investigation involving these children and any other possible victims. According to his arrest records, Bourgeois has a previous arrest for related charges back in 1984 from Alachua County. Bourgeois was ordered held into Dixie County Jail with No Bond during his rst appearance in court. submitted by Major Scott Harden, Dixie County Sheris Oce Circuit Judge William Davis sentenced three people to threeyear prison sentences on June 4, and other defendants to jail or probation. Klaytin Ezra Adams, 35, Chieand was sentenced to 36 months in state prison and given credit for 30 days served in the Levy County Detention Center after pleading no contest to manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of an unlawful chemical, possession of drug paraphernalia and maintain a dwelling where drugs were told or used. Chieand police found a meth lab in a home on NE 12th Ave while investigating a theft on April 27, 2014. Police found two jars of an unknown chemical in the home along with a turkey baster and used syringes. Adams told police he had an active meth lab in the home. He said he had to burp the meth lab that was cooking in his bedroom. e term burp meant he had to relieve pressure. Police found the meth lab under a pillow on a bed. e lab consisted of a 32-ounce Gatorade bottle tipped to one side and lled with the fermenting chemicals. e bottle had expanded due to interior pressure. Police neutralized the lab and took Adams into custody. Bobby Lee Bean, Jr., 26, was sentenced to 36 months in state prison and given credit for 219 days served in the Levy County Detention Center after pleading no contest to sale of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. e Levy County Drug Task Force arranged for a condential source to purchase a piece of crack cocaine from Bean. e purchase was made within 1,000 feet of Hilltop School and Summit Academy in Bronson on June 13, 2013. In a related case, a condential source purchased a piece of crack continues to page 3A
3A The Tri County Veterans oat was one of the most patriotic and colorful along the parade route. Photo by Terry Witt. Watermelon festival buyers are pictured. From the left U.S. Congressman Ted Yoho, County Commissioner and festival auctioneer Chad Johnson, Sheri Bobby McCallum, Farmer Murray Tillis, A.J. Walker, Jack Spann, County Commissioner Ryan Bell, County Judge Tim Browning, Circuit Judge James Colaw, Circuit Judge Monica Brasington, Laurie Barker representing her husband, Property Appraiser Osborne Barker, and Supervisor of Elections Tammy Jones. Photo by Terry Witt. An honor guard leads the Chieand Watermelon Festival parade on U.S. 19. Photo by Terry Witt. The largest watermelon at the festival was grown by Melba and Brycen Tillis and sold for $420 to Scoggins Chevrolet. Kelsi Alexander, holding the 60 pound watermelon, represents the grower and Terry Tillis represents the buyer. Photo by Terry Witt. Wave of Visitors Headed for Chieand T-ball TournamentBy Terry WittSenior Staff WriterChieand was swamped with visitors for the 60th Annual Chieand Watermelon Festival, but it is about to get hit with another wave of people. e annual t-ball tournament this weekend is expected to attract teams from throughout the state. Chieand Area Athletic Association President Wayne Weatherford said 25 teams will take part in the tournament starting ursday. CAAA has hosted the tournament for 17 years. Teams from Tampa, Lake City, Gainesville, Orlando, Jacksonville and more will converge on Chieand and its motels and restaurants. Weatherford said every restaurant in town benets from the hungry parents and t-ball players who come to enjoy the tournament. He said parents, grandparents and aunts and uncles who make the trip to the tournament sometimes turn it into a mini-vacation, often visiting Manatee State Park during their stay. He also said Charles Strickland Park is in great shape. e city has made improvements to the bathroom facilities and Water Superintendent Shane Keene has prepared the eld for play. Keene is an expert on preparing the elds.Chieand Watermelon Festival Draws Massive Crowd continued from page 1A sponsors and organizes the festival. e parade stretched from the high school down to the nal trac light at U.S. 19 and County Road 345. People on the oats were running out of candy to throw to eager children running out to greet them along the parade route. Many areas of the parade route were three people deep. I think it was the biggest crowd weve ever had, Hutchinson said. Katelyn Ressler was crowned 2014 Chieand Watermelon Queen. First runner-up was Presley Sanders, second runnerup Ashley Cribbs and third runner-up Danielle Oscean. National Watermelon Queen Brandi Harrison, Florida Watermelon Queen Megan Morgan and Alabama Watermelon Queen Montana Savage, Newberry Watermelon Queen Katie Brown and 2013 Chieand Watermelon Queen Shelbi Crews were part of the festivities. e watermelon auction may have set a record, although no one could conrm whether $4,440 was indeed a record. County Commissioner Chad Johnson, who served as the guest auctioneer, believes the average may have been the highest in history. e 13 buyers paid an average of about $341 for the watermelons they purchased. Scoggins Chevrolet purchased the largest watermelon weighing 60.6 pounds and grown by Melba Tillis and Brycen Tillis, for $420. Sanchez Farms purchased the largest group of three watermelons weighing 163.4 pounds grown by Tillis Farms, for $550. With the high prices set by the rst two bidders, candidates for public oce and local businesses kicked into high gear and opened their pocketbooks to purchase the remaining melons. Reed Automotive purchased Maddilyn Johnsons 121.6 pound watermelon for $400 and Ag Pro purchased Abigail Butler and Gracie Fraziers watermelon for $310. ose were the top four purchases and the rst four on the auction block. e Tour De Melon bicycle ride attracted 125 bikers. Forty of the cyclists opted to ride 100 miles and the other rode shorter routes. e bicycle ride is a fundraising event by Suwannee Valley Rotary Club. e ride kicks o festival activities. One of the busier sites on the festival grounds was the watermelon eating tent. e First Baptist Church Mens Ministry cut the watermelons and dished out slices to hungry festival visitors at no charge. Farmers Murray Tillis, Bill Douberly and John Parris supplied about 250 watermelons. Chieand Farm Supply donated the large tubs used to ice down the watermelons before they were sliced for consumption. e Chieand Womans Club uses the watermelon festival to raise funds in support of local causes and charities. e club will also use the funds to put a new roof on its clubhouse on Park Avenue this year. e Womans Club donates money to Haven Hospice, the American Cancer Society and Harmony Pregnancy Center. e club sponsors an annual awards banquet for emergency personnel including the city police department and sheris oce and gives a $500 scholarship to one of the three schools. is year, the money will go to Chieand Elementary School to purchase new curtains for the cafetorium. e club also donates food baskets at Christmas for needy families. from Bean on June 11, 2013 after meeting him at the tree a place commonly used for selling and using drugs behind the Post Oce in Bronson. Bean and the condential source drove to Williston to pick up the drug. When they arrived back at the tree the crack was purchased for $50. In a third drug case involving Bean, the task force on June 11, 2013 bought a piece of crack cocaine from Bean at a location in Bronson known as the trap at the boundary and Pine Street, an area known for drug sales and use. Bean exited his vehicle and came back to deliver the crack to the condential source. All three drug dealing cases were part of the sentence for Bean. Emmet L. Brown, 34, Bronson, was sentenced to 36 months in state prison and given credit for 101 days served in the Levy County Detention Center after pleading no contest to sale of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance. Court records said on July 15, 2013 Brown sold crack cocaine to a condential informant working for the Levy County Drug Task Force for $50. e drug deal occurred at the Noble Food Mart in Bronson. In a separate case, Brown sold .3 grams of crack to a Levy County Drug Task Force condential source on July 15, 2013. e drug deal occurred within 160 feet of the Noble Food Mart in Bronson. In a third case, Brown sold a piece of crack to a condential source working for the Levy County Drug Task Force at the Noble Food Mart in Bronson on July 11, 2013. All three cases factored into the sentence. Other sentences: Lagonda Oshea Johnson, 30, Archer, was sentenced to 180 days in the Levy County Detention Center and given credit for 63 days served for failing to register his email address as a sex oender with the state. He was arrested as part of Operation Wrangler. Shanda Elaine Lamb Makatura, 38, Trenton, was sentenced to 18 months of drug oender probation and given credit for 17 days served in the Levy County Detention Center after pleading no contest to possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia for personal use and driving with license suspended or revoked. Chieand police received a call on Feb. 3, 2014 that a White Ford car headed for Wal-Mart was carrying an elderly female who may be endangered. When she was stopped in the WalMart store parking lot, police found that her drivers license was suspended. She told police she had crack in her possession. Police found 2-inch by 2 inch at piece of crack cocaine in her bra. John A. Marshall, Jr. 25, Cantonment, Fla., was sentenced to 120 days in the Levy County Detention Center and given credit for 2 days served in jail in connection with a drug case in Inglis. e former Inglis Police Department stopped Marshalls vehicle and found two pill bottles. One bottle was for Xanax for which Marshall had a prescription. e other bottle contained Adderal and several Hydrocodone pills he said he bought in Miami to sell in Pensacola to pay debts. Jamie Suzanne omas, 23, Chieand, was sentenced to ve years of probation after pleading no contest to grand theft. omas walked into the Chieand Police Department and confessed to stealing $38,800 from her employer, Winn Dixie, between Aug. 15 and Dec. 18, 2013. Michael J. Hawthorne, 51, Morriston, was sentenced to 364 days in the Levy County Detention Center and given 60 days credit for time served. e jail sentence will be followed by 5 years of probation. Hawthorne pleaded no contest to driving under the inuence, impairment and refusal to submit to a breath test and felony driving with license suspended or revoked in connection with a drunken driving accident that involved property damage. Court records said on April 6, 2014 Hawthornes vehicle was found in the ditch south of Bronson on State Road 24. He had tried to turn around and drove into the ditch and became stuck. e Florida Highway Patrol said he refused to submit to a breath test at the Levy County Detention Center. A check of his drivers license revealed he had more than three drunken driving convictions in the last 10 years.Sentencings from the Bench continued from page 2A Chieand Watermelon Festival
4A OPINION Michele MalkinCreators SyndicateTen years ago this month, U.S. Marine Wassef Ali Hassoun disappeared from Camp Fallujah in Iraq. After a ve-month military investigation, he was charged with desertion and theft, brought back to Virginias Quantico Marine base and then transferred to North Carolinas Camp Lejeune for trial. Yet, a full decade later, Hassoun is as free as a bird. e accused deserters whereabouts are unknown. No trial ever began. No punishment ensued. And our leaders in Washington dont seem to be doing a thing about this. Hassoun was born in Lebanon and immigrated with his family to Utah in 1999. A few years later, he joined the Marines as an Arabic translator. On June 20, 2004, Hassoun bailed on guard duty at his base in Fallujah. He took his military-issued gun and his Muslim prayer rug. Military records obtained by the Salt Lake Tribune showed that he was torn between military loyalty and his Muslim beliefs. According to the internal probe, he undermined intelligence-gathering operations by refusing to translate questions about Islam. He balked at raising his voice to suspected jihadi imams and sheiks. He openly threatened to walk out the front gate and leave. e Muslim Marine told his colleagues he supported Hezbollah terrorist attacks on Israel. Members of his unit told investigators he was anti-American and listened to jihad sermons on propaganda CDs. Hassoun had received spiritual counseling from Navy Lt. Cmdr. Abuhena Saifulislam, a Muslim military chaplain tied to a radical Wahhabist outt under federal investigation, according to Hoover Institution fellow and journalist Paul Sperry. A bizarre video by Hassouns Islamist kidnappers showed him blindfolded with a sword above his head. But his fellow Marines suspected it was all staged and the abduction a collaborative fake. What did the purported hostagetakers want in return for the shady, disgruntled American serviceman? e release of jihadists in U.S.-led occupation prisons. Translation: Gitmo detainees. (Americans would never negotiate such a reckless trade, right? Oh, wait.) In an even weirder twist, Hassoun somehow resurfaced at the U.S. embassy in Lebanon a few weeks after he walked away from his base. His family was rumored to have enlisted the aid of an Islamist group associated with the Muslim Brotherhood. Hassoun denied desertion charges, came back to the U.S. for trial and then deserted a second time after failing to return to Camp Lejeune after visiting family in Utah. In 2011, Hassouns family sought a $1 million book and movie deal in Hollywood. One of his brothers said the fugitive Marine was with family in Lebanon. Ten summers after he abandoned his post, doubledeserting Hassoun is still on the run and has yet to be held accountable. Its worth reminding Americans about Hassouns story in light of President Obamas exploding Bowe Bergdahl scandal. By all appearances, this administration has no intention of taking action on longstanding allegations that Bergdahl, like Hassoun before him, deliberately abandoned his post in 2009. Deant Obama said he makes no apologies for the treacherous deal, even as reports of Bergdahls renunciation of U.S. citizenship and conversion to Islam have surfaced. Soldiers on the ground have described how Bergdahls disappearance catalyzed deadly coordinated attacks by the Taliban on numerous U.S. outposts in Afghanistan. e response has been breathtaking. One of Obamas minions, former Veterans Aairs bureaucrat and now Housing and Urban Development ack Brandon Friedman defended his boss by suggesting that Bergdahls colleagues were psychopaths. Nancy Pelosis daughter, Alexandra, sneered that Bergdahls critics inside the military are dysfunctional. Harry Reid invoked Hillary Clintons What dierence does it make? retort. e president himself snied that swelling anger among the families of the fallen was whipped up. Islamist sympathizers inside our military walk away, and the Obama White House turns a blind eye. e Fort Hood jihad attack by Nidal Hasan, who invoked Hassoun in PowerPoint presentations to his military supervisors, is workplace violence. Gitmo recidivist Abu Suan bin Qumu, lead suspect in the Benghazi attack, roams free despite the presidents promise to make justice his biggest priority. Our commander in chief empties Gitmo of the worst of the worst jihadists and shrugs at the recidivists targeting American soldiers and civilians. And in a desperate attempt to deect from the rising death toll of the Veterans Aairs book-cooking scandal, Obama gave Bob Bergdahl a Rose Garden stage to invoke Allah in Arabic. If youre not whipped up into Category 5 disgust, youre not paying attention. Michelle 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 LEVY PUBLISHING, LLCThe Levy County Journal is published every Thursday by Levy Publishing, LLC 440 S. Court St., Bronson, FL. 32621. Periodicals postage paid at Bronson, FL. (USPS 310-780).POSTMASTER:Send address changes to:Levy County Journal P.O. Box 159 Bronson, FL 32621-0159CONTACT INFORMATION:A.D. Andrews Publisher Linda Cooper General Manager Kathy Hilliard Editor Terry Witt Senior Staff Writer Christina Cozart Ad Design/ Graphics/Layout email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.orgBronson: (352) 486-2312 Fax: (352) 486-5042Reproduction of the contents of this publication in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. The paper cannot be responsible for any unsolicited manuscripts or photographs. The publishers liability for an error will not exceed the cost of the space occupied by the error. Deadline for all news and advertising copy is 5 p.m. Monday. Friday. LEVY COUNTY JOURNAL Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923What Happened to Marine Deserter Wassef Ali Hassoun? Thomas SowellCreators SyndicatePeople are arguing about what the United States got out of the deal that swapped ve top level terrorist leaders for one American soldier who was, at best, absent from his post in a war zone. Soldiers who served in the same unit with him call him a deserter. e key to this deal, however, is less likely to be what the United States got out of the deal than it is about what Barack Obama got out of the deal. If nothing else, it instantly got the veterans hospitals scandals o the front pages of newspapers and pushed these scandals aside on television news programs. It was a clear winner for Barack Obama. And that may be all that matters to Barack Obama. People who are questioning the presidents competence seem not to want to believe that any President of the United States would knowingly damage this countrys interests. One of the problems of many fundamentally decent people is that they nd it hard to understand people who are not fundamentally decent, or whose moral compass points in a dierent direction from theirs. Many people who are painfully disappointed with President Obama have no real reason to be. e mans whole previous history, from childhood on, was shaped by a whole series of people, beginning with his mother, whose vision of America was very much like that of the Reverend Jeremiah Wright, whose church Barack Obama belonged to for 20 long years. Obama is not a stupid man. ere is no way that he could have sat in that church all that time without knowing how Jeremiah Wright hated America, and how his vision of the world was one in which white folks greed runs a world in need. Even if the Reverend Wright had been the only such person in Barack Obamas life -and he was not -it should have been enough to keep him out of the White House. Innocent until proven guilty is a good rule in a court of law, which has the power to deprive a defendant of liberty or life. But it is mindless and dangerous nonsense to apply that standard outside that context -especially when choosing a President of the United States, who holds in his hands the liberty and lives of millions of Americans. People who are disappointed with Barack Obama have no right to be. It is they whom others have a right to be disappointed with. Instead of taking their role as citizens seriously, they chose to vote on the basis of racial symbolism, glib rhetoric and wishful thinking. Moreover, many are already talking about choosing the next President of the United States on the basis of demographic symbolism -to have the rst woman president. And if she is elected on that basis, will any criticism of what she does in the White House be denounced as based on anti-woman bias, as criticisms of President Obama have been repeatedly denounced as racism? And what if we have the rst Hispanic president or the rst Jewish president? Will any criticism of their actions in the White House be silenced by accusations of prejudice? We may yet become the rst nation to die from a terminal case of frivolity. Other great nations in history have been threatened by barbarians at the gates. We may be the rst to be threatened by self-indulgent silliness inside the gates. As for Barack Obama, you cannot judge any Presidents competence by the results of his policies, without rst knowing what he was trying to achieve. Many wise and decent people assume automatically that President Obama was trying to serve the interests of America. From that standpoint, he has failed abysmally, both at home and abroad. And that should legitimately call his competence into question. But what if his vision of the world is one in which the wealth and power of those at the top, whether at home or internationally, are deeply resented, and have been throughout his life, under the tutelage of a whole series of resenters? And what if his goal is to redress that imbalance? Who can say that he has failed, when the fundamental institutions of this country have been successfully and perhaps irretrievably undermined, and when the positions of America and its allies on the world stage have been similarly, and even more dangerously, undermined around 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.COM The Prisoner Swap Deal Rubio to Federal Department of Education:End Baseless Probe Into Florida Bright Futures Scholarshipcontinued to page 5A U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) requested the U.S. Department of Education end its baseless investigation into the Florida Bright Futures scholarship program, articulating the programs fundamental function to assist promising students with rising costs of higher education based solely on merit. In a letter to Assistant Secretary Catherine Lhamon, Rubio condemns any forced bureaucratic changes to the Bright Futures program, which would render the program nancially unstable and undermine the purpose of the scholarship. Rubio points to the federally funded Pell Grant program as a means to nancially assist low-income students with need-based grants. Rubio said imposing arbitrary rules and exceptions to the standards set for Bright Futures degrades the very fundamental purpose of the scholarship. e full text of the letter is below. May 16, 2014 Ms. Catherine Lhamon Assistant Secretary U.S. Department of Education Oce for Civil Rights 400 Maryland Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20202-1100 Dear Assistant Secretary Lhamon, I am writing to formally request you end your baseless investigation into the Florida Bright Futures scholarship program. is is a race-blind merit-based program that supports Floridas most promising students. e U.S. Department of Education has no legitimate legal basis for investigating such a program. Further, forcing bureaucratic changes in the parameters of eligibility for this scholarship would not only degrade the fundamental purpose of this scholarship, but also render the program nancially unstable. As you know, Floridas Bright Futures scholarships were created to assist Floridas most promising students with the increasing cost of higher education through prot generated by the Florida Lottery. Since its creation, this program has helped over 660,000 of Floridas brightest students receive in-state postsecondary education. e Bright Futures scholarships are awarded solely on merit, which includes factors such as the students high school completion, grade point average, test scores, service to their community, and a clean criminal record. e fundamental function
5A Last Weeks CrosswordLast Weeks Word Search Word Search Admit Attack Become Begun Blush Boxing Camel Covered Cruel Dating Eight Entire Event Fallen Films Frame Girls Grain Hated Healthy House Hurts Husbands Instructions Italy Jigsaw Lying Marine Metal Minus Muddy Nanny Oasis Organizations Organs Ovens Party Plays Program Reach Response Shape Songs Steel Truly Tying Unfriendly Voters of these scholarships is to assist Floridas most promising students based solely on merit. I am acutely aware of the unfortunate reality that a students circumstance can make the dream of obtaining a higher education more dicult. As a result, I am supportive of the federally funded Pell Grant program to assist low-income students with need-based grants. is grant program was created with the specic function of promoting access to postsecondary education and, unlike the Bright Futures program, takes a students nancial circumstances into consideration when awarding grants. Forcing bureaucratic changes to the Bright Futures program would jeopardize the nancial solvency of the program. To the credit of the students of Florida, the standards and achievement levels have risen across the entire state, and the number of students eligible for the program has also increased. While I am proud of the strides Floridas students have made, the logical conclusion is that the standards of the program must rise with the achievements of our students. For these reasons, I formally request you end your investigation of the Bright Futures program. is program has helped thousands of Floridas top students pay for the increasing cost of higher education and go on to be leaders in a large range of industries throughout Florida and the nation. To impose arbitrary rules and exceptions to the standards degrades the fundamental purpose of the scholarship. Unnecessary intervention by the Department of Education threatens the long-term sustainability of this program and will be damaging to the future of many of Floridas most promising students. I thank you for your consideration and look forward to your prompt response. Sincerely, Marco Rubio United States Senator Editors Note: is letter from Sen. Rubio contains an all important criteria for the future of this country. Please support Sen. Rubio and all others that still realize that socializing our students down to a common worker-bee mentality is the beginning of the end of American society, ingenuity and courage as we have always known it to be. Not everyone wins! ose that persevere, apply themselves and dont give up do win. Education is not about pleasing the students; it is about training them for the future. at training sometimes is uncomfortable and hurts but in the end they learn to quit taking oense (e Bait of Satan) at their failures, learn from the failures, apply themselves and move on to improve not only their skills but most of all, their character. Character is the prize in the end as we use the learned skills in our lives. Cheating erases character and the Department of Education is cheating hard working students of their just due for working hard. It is starting to look like that might just be the point of this whole thing. Break down the ght for right in a person and their character can slip into a passive give-up mentality, especially in the youth. en the automaton society just passively exists until the end. ose of us who are too old to give up the ght for right have to persevere to give that great gift to our future generations. If you have never had to ght for something now is the time to reenlist for the cause We have only just begun to ght! Kathy Hilliard, Editor City Commissioner Teresa Barron said there were obviously issues she knew nothing about when Gay was red. Obviously he didnt get a chance to defend himself, she said. Technically, Gay wasnt red. He worked as a contract employee and the city commission chose not to renew the contract on a 3-2 vote. He walked out of the city commission meeting in anger. e commission had voted 3-2 a few minutes earlier to reject Barrons motion to renegotiate his contract. Barron said she didnt think Gay was treated fairly. She and Commissioner Rollin Hudson wanted to renegotiate the contract, but Mayor Teal Pomeroy and Commissioners Betty Walker and Chris Jones were opposed. Apparently there are some things I didnt know about, Barron said. Jones said he spoke to Gay about the issues he had with his job performance and with the person who had lodged a complaint. He said Gay drove over to his place of business to talk to him. He gave his rebuttal on my property; so he and I spoke, Jones said. Pomeroy said its dicult for a city manager to follow the directives of ve dierent bosses. He said city managers and county managers have the same problem all over the state. Pomeroy said he talked with Gay and got the impression a lawsuit wasnt imminent. Gay told the Journal that Pomeroy apologized to him when he called.Former City Manager to Get Severance Pay If He Doesnt Sue continued from page 1A Rubio to Federal Department of Education continued ftom page 4ASearch Begins for Chieand Manager; Evaluations Changed continued from page 1ACity commissioners set July 7 as the date when city manager applications and resums will be due. ere will be a special meeting after the regular city commission meeting on July 14 to review the applications and shorten the list of applicants. e city commissioners will then meet again in regular session on July 28. ere will be special meetings on July 29-30 to interview the nalists. e background checks will be handled by a private investigation rm, the same one that reviewed the last batch of applicants. Commissioners will meet again in regular session on Aug. 11. ey will have a special meeting on Aug. 18 to hire a city manager. e position announcement for the city managers position says preferred applications would have a degree from an accredited four year college or university with a bachelors degree in public administration or a related subject, and, or ve years of progressively responsible management positions in local government, preferably with municipalities and preferably in Florida, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. e advertisement for the position also says the citys population is currently 2,260 and that the city manager functions as the ex ocio city clerk and as the chief administrative head of all city departments except the police department, re department and city attorney. e city manager administers a $4.5 million budget annually and reports directly to ve city commissioners. college actually has a Trenton address. is was the closest municipality. Fanning Springs came up with some money and we came with some money and they will provide the water and sewer, Ladner said. Ladner said the college campus is not situated in either municipality. e late Chieand High School teacher Jack Wilkinson donated $2.5 million for construction of a new college and additional $1 million in donations has come from other members of the Levy County community, primarily from Chieand. ats a lot of community support for this project, Ladner said. e late Jack Mann and his wife LoyAnn donated 10 acres of land for the site. e college has purchased an additional 30 acres. e property borders U.S. 19 on the east side and the Nature Coast State Trail on the west. Ladner said the college will ask for additional funding next year from the Florida Legislature. She said the college also anticipates additional funding will come from community donations. Wilkinsons donation will be used to enhance facilities and equipment at the new campus. e College of Central Florida has outgrown its current administrative and classroom facilities at a shopping center located across the street from Chieand High School. A majority of students attending the Levy Center take courses associated with physical therapy and health care management, according to Ladner. ey can also take basic college courses and can obtain a two-year associates degree. e Levy Center also had its rst four-year degree graduate recently. e Cedar Key student took most of his coursework at the Levy Center and a few classes in Ocala. Ladner said many students in the modern era like to take their courses online. ey grew up with computers and are comfortable with online courses. With online courses, they dont have travel incur housing expenses. ey can take the courses at their home on a computer.Florida Legislature Gives College of Central Florida $4.3 Million continued from page 1A Architect rendering of new College of Central Florida Energy is awaiting approval of the Sabal Trail pipeline before going forward with plans to build a connecting transmission line west from Ocala to the Crystal River site a few miles south of Inglis on the Gulf of Mexico. A hearing on Duke Energys petition to build the new power plant is expected in August before the Florida Public Service Commission. A ruling is expected by the end of the year. e plant would take three years to build. Construction would start in 2015 and come on line in 2018 with 50 to 75 employees. is plant will be able to replace generation from the nuclear plant and two of the coal red plants, Ivey said. Company ocials are watching the Sabal Trail approval process. Should the Sabal Trail project fail to win federal and state approval, Duke Energy would look elsewhere for its natural gas to supply the power plant. Ivey said the 5,000-acre Duke Energy property in southwest Levy County remains the proposed site of a nuclear power project in the distant future. e company is proceeding with plans to seek federal approval of a combined operating and construction license from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. e nuclear power plant at the Crystal River Energy Complex was decommissioned after cracks were found in the containment building wall surrounding the nuclear reactor. Ivey said the oldest two coal red plants at the energy complex will go out of service about the same time the new natural gas plant comes on line. e older coal red plants dont have modern air emission controls like the other two newer plants at the same site. Progress Energy Florida, which was merged into Duke Energy in 2013, planned to build two nuclear reactors at the southwest Levy County site before the national economic meltdown in 2008 all but halted the housing boom in most of Florida. e expected population growth didnt arrive as expected. We denitely havent stopped pursuing a construction and operating license, but (construction of the plant) is denitely in the distant future, Ivey said. e natural gas power plant is an attractive source for power generation in the modern era because natural gas prices are currently low and natural gas burns much cleaner than coal or oil. Natural gas is the most cost eective for customers, Ivey said. Construction of the natural gas plant will raise the monthly bill of a Duke Energy customer. ere will be some increased costs, but since were not talking about putting in the rate until 2018 or 2019, its a little early to say what the impact will be on rates, Ivey said. It will probably have a price impact on bills of $7 to $8. But he said natural gas prices will have an eect on consumer bills.Duke Energy to Build $1.5 Billion Natural Gas Power Plant continued from page 1A
6A Bronson Students Receive Multiple Scholarships The Florida Bright Futures scholarships with an ACT score of 26-28 were awarded to: Left to right Victoria Strough, Wade Phillips and Brandy Weston. From the College of Central Florida for Academic Merit to JR Trimm and for Academic Scholar to Justin Johnson. From STEM to Melissa Boyette and Zachary Kalinouski. Melissa Boyette also received a scholarship from Central Florida Electric Cooperative and the Levy County Education Association. From the Levy County Schools Foundation to (l to r) Wade Phillips, Naomi Sloan and Leslie Ruvio. From the Levy County School Food Service Association to Alyssa Bauder who also received scholarships from the Eagle Lady Caf and Workforce. From the Tommy Dunford scholarship for higher education to Caitlyn Cates. From the Town of Bronson to (l to r) Wade Phillips, Naomi Sloan and Caitlyn Cates. Local businesses, groups and individuals contributed to Levy County students last Tuesday with scholarships to continue their education. After years of hard work these students were honored with tangible rewards to help them move onward and upward to fulll their dreams. With thanks to Ms. Nobles at Bronson Middle High School for the pictures and information the Levy County Journal would also like to publish these accomplishments and say congratulations to all these students who studied and disciplined themselves to achieve these awards of scholarship. Not pictured due to space were: e Capital City Group Foundation award to Landon Smith who also won the Plum Creek award and was pictured last week in the Journal; e Class of 1961 award to Morgan Dean; e Mount Pilgrim Primitive Church Memorial to Zochil Martinez; e DUKE Energy Scholarship to Justin Johnson; e William & Norma Schossler award to Tyler Beauchamp; e Lou Eva Keen Memorial & Weinar to Caitlyn Cates;Bronsons Tyler Beauchamp to Play College Football on Scholarship d continued from page 1A His character, his attitude, the way he carried himself showed us he was ready to compete academically and athletically at the university level, Meeks said. Meeks said the Royals coaching sta has not decided whether Beauchamp will play quarterback or in the defensive secondary of the team. Warner University has 1,000 students and oers a degree in agricultural studies. Beauchamp wants to pursue a career in agriculture. e degree program in agriculture made Warner appealing to him. Beauchamp turned down a college baseball oer to play for Warner University. Warner University was founded by Church of God pastors and laity in 1968. It is a liberal arts university set on a 300acre campus. e mission of the university is to provide individuals who exemplify academic excellence and Christian character an opportunity to lead and serve, according to its website. Warner University exists to provide students who are committed to the mission of the institution the opportunity to further develop their God-given abilities through various venues, the website said. Beauchamp thanked Porch and the coaching sta at BHS for working to turn around the football program at Bronson and working to make him a better player. He also thanked his parents, Cheryl and Mickey Beauchamp for supporting him. And he had one more thank you. I want to thank God for making this possible, Beauchamp said. Cheryl Beauchamp, principal at Bronson Elementary School, said Tyler is the fourth generation to graduate from Bronson High School. She said his athletic scholarship proves young athletes dont have to leave Bronson to reach the next level. She said the family had just about decided that Tyler would not play football, but her husband Mickey never lost the faith. is has been a prayer answered, she said. She said her son has always been taught to make the best of his life, and that much is expected of those to whom much is given. Bronson quarterback Tyler Beauchamp stands with the people who made his scholarship possible. From the left are BHS Oensive Coordinator Wes Lackey, his mother Cheryl Beauchamp, Tyler Beauchamp, father Mickey Beauchamp, Head Coach Cameron Porch and Je Meeks, football recruiting coordinator for Warner University. Photo by Terry Witt.
7A Williston Mayor Gerald Hethcoat honored Students of the Month at the June 3 Williston City Council meeting. Morgan Geiger, daughter of Jeremy and Tisha Geiger, was nominated for Student of the Month at Joyce Bullock Elementary by teacher Debra Osteen who described Morgan as an all-around ideal student. She makes teaching enjoyable because she always puts forth her best eort on all the tasks given to her. She is more than willing to help her teacher or peers whenever needed. She is very polite and caring to all her peers. Morgan has made tremendous growth this year and continues to thrive, even here at the very end of the school year. I appreciate all of the determination and enthusiasm Morgan shows daily with her lessons. She is a wonderful asset to her class. Much of Morgans success can be traced back to having such a wonderful support system. Her parents have done an amazing job of instilling quality morals, values and high expectations in Morgan! Maclayne McGowan, daughter of Paul and Scarlett McGowan, was nominated for Student of the Month at Williston Elementary School by teacher Jeanne DuBois, MacLaynes math teacher. DuBois described MacLayne was a shining star in math always ready to share her work and explain her thinking, showing others an eective strategy. She is so much more than an excellent student. She is a safety patroller, an A student, a talented dancer, a capable mentor and a positive role model as well as a willing helper. And she is always smiling. It has been a pleasure having her in my class. Williston Mayor Gerald Hethcoat presents MacLayne McGowan and Morgan Geiger with framed certicates honoring them as Students of the Month. Photo courtesy of Fran Taylor.Williston Mayor Honors Students of the Month Rachael Hutson Named Chieand Student of MonthChieand City Commissioners recognized their Student of the Month at Mondays meeting. City Commissioner Betty Walker made the presentation. Rachael Hutson, daughter of Shannon and Ken Hutson, was nominated by Kamala Reidy, who described Rachael as a sweet young lady and an awesome student. She has been on the A/B honor roll for her entire 3rd grade year. Rachael gets along well with her peers and sets a good example.Chieand City Commissioner Betty Walker presents Rachael Hutson with her Student of the Month Award. Sandgnat NewsFor Yankeetown SchoolBy Sheena Price Editors Note : Before going on to the Sandgnat News, the Levy County Journal would like to thank Sheena Price for all her journalism work in presenting the news from Yankeetown School. is is Sheenas last submission and we will miss her very much. Sheena has been extremely faithful to report on YT School students, teachers and activities and it is a blessing to be on the other end of the hard work of someone who really cares. You are special Sheena and we are thankful. Be greatly blessed in your travel and endeavors. We will miss you.Pre-K Moving On Up ceremony: e following students will be included in Mrs. Megan Woods Pre-K graduating ceremony on ursday, June 5th at 10:00 am: Colton Best; Caleb Black; Daniel Gruss; Alexia Hughes; Shannon Keim; Olivia McClure; Sidney Meckelberg; Tarynn Neely; Ashlynn Portereld; Michael Putch; Leland Roberts; Lilly Robinson; Kinsleigh Rodriguez; Wyatt Rodriguez; Braylon Shrum; Jaylyn Slone; Remee Stephens; and Odette Switzer.Kindergarten Graduating class:WatsonAndrew Adams, Nicholas Cairns, London Castle, Kari Collins, Jasmine Leblond, Mckayla McClure, Abagail McPeak, Madison Pank, Lena Schieferstein, Hailey Sheehan, Liam Wise Yaws-Venessia Bailey, Aaron Beam, Madison Goode, Kimber Jarrett, Holden Martin, Julietta Mulligan, Donte Porter, Joshus Rivera, Jacqueline Robertson, Nathan Sedor.4th 9 weeks awards:Perfect Attendance: Carson-None; Brannen-Anna Fugate, Paskal Nedeltchev; DillonJulia Hurtado, Madeline Rohrer; Lovely-Alex Rowe, Jasmine Hurtado; HarmonAnthony Biorn, Sheldon Pierce, Emily Robinson, Grace White, Michael Gilley; Jenner-Ashley Pike, Victoria Pressley; SteinbergAngel Biorn, Samuel Dillon, Katie Johnson, Maverick Molina, Julie Snyder, Tricia Ruttinger A Honor Roll: Carson-Dayden Floyd, Makenna Hurst, Logan Maggio, Leila Rodriguez, David Ruttinger; BrannenGabriel Gruss, Koen Herrin; DillonKyla Goode, Jewlia Mathews, Madeline Rohrer LovelySereana Pierce, Annabelle Pitts; HarmonAnthony Biorn, Emily Robinson, Grace White; Jenner-Corrine Curvin, Lisa Pressley, Victoria Pressley, Eli ompson; Steinberg-Angel Biorn, Drashti Patel, Triia Ruttinger, Alex Wildey A-B Honor Roll: BrannenMadisyn Dewey, David Marsee, Kailey Beam, Paskal Nedeltchev; DillonEmeth Borden, Julia Hurtado, Shelbee Stephens, Emily Stines, Shane Keim, Jacob Tiesmeyer, Michael Whitt; LovelyJulia Babcock, Katie Duncan, Jasmine Hurtado; Harmon-Brooke McCarthy, Chelsea Mekelburg, Sheldon Pierce, Stephen Cabot; Jenner-Amber Babcock, Uriah Gruss, Lauren Mathews, Steven Mulligan, Ashley Pike, Morgan Pitts, Patrick Stewart; Steinberg-Alyssa Cecere, Samuel Dillon, Maverick Molina, Julie Snyder, Baylor Willis Math Champs -Lovely: Arden Hamilton, Jasmine Hurtado; Harmon: Stephen Cabot; Jenner: Steven Mulligan, Amber Babcock. Reading ChampsLovely: Tristan Kennedy; Harmon: Grace White, Anthony Biorn; Jenner: Victoria Pressley, Robert Bray Science ChampsLovely: Aubrey Crews, Kyle Chandler; Harmon: Rachel LePine, Kaiden Hyche; Jenner: Ashley Pike, Morgan Pitts. Womans Club Awards: Kindergarten: Yaws-Donte Porter and Madison Goode; Watson-Madison Pank and Andrew Adams 3rd/4th Grade: Citizenship-Patrick Stewart Most Improved: Bryanna Pank Encouragement: Alex Rowe AR Awardse following students have read 100+ books for the 201314 school year and have earned the coveted Reading trophy: 1st-Paskal Nedeltchev, Anna fugate, David Marsee, Gabriel Gruss, Mackenzie Gilley, Leila Rodriguez, David Ruttinger, Kirsten Pank, Dayden Floyd, and Makenna Hurst; 3rdChristopher Tiesmeyer, Annabelle Pitts, Anthony Biorn, Emily Robinson. 4th-Ryan Gilley, Lisa Pressley 6th -Kaloian Nedeltchev (120+ points); Vincent Pierce (120+); Ryan Wildey (200+); 7th-Alyssa ompson (160+); Elizabeth Beverley (180+); Joseph Flores (275+); Jaden Arnett (375+) 8th-Julie Snyder (140+); Alex Wildey (150+); Tricia Ruttinger (200+); Drashti Patel (250+); Angel Biorn (500+) Masonic Awards K-2-Kristen Pank Lions Club Awards Citizenship-Carson: Leila Rodriguez; Brannen: Gabriel Gruss; 8th Grade: Citizenship-Katie Johnson and Alex WildeyMiddle School Awards Night:YTS Middle School Awards Night was a huge success. Middle School teachers with others from the community clubs and organizations made for an eventful distribution of well-earned awards. e teachers gave awards for all subject areas, but the big winners of the evening were Lauren Cecere and John AJ Biorn, who won $4,000 scholarships to CFC when the time comes! ese scholarships are part of the Central Florida College STEPS Program in honor of Carol Runnells Sullivan and Eleanor Hutchinson.Core Value-MayGreat Character! e Core Value Great Character awards were presented to the following students for their overall great Core Values this past school year. YawsMadison Goode; Watson-Madison Pank; CarsonKristen Pank; Brannen-Gabriel Gruss; Dillon-Shelbee Stephens; Lovely-Annabelle Pitts; Jenner-Steven Mulligan; CalderoneLauren Cecere; BartelloTrina Ruttinger ;Mr. Gatton-Madison Goode and Uriah Gruss Tricia Ruttinger and Clayton Kennedy; Mr. Willis-Clayton Kennedy; Steinberg-Morgan St. Cyr. Mrs. Gattons Helping Hands Certicates are going to: Morgan St. Cyr Katie Johnson Drashti Patel Angel Biorn Glory ompson Emily Robinson ese girls helped me organize and shelve books, look up AR levels, and put AR dots on books. (ey were a big help and I will sorely miss the 8th grade girls next year.)Science Fair Winners 3rd Place Winner by Victoria Pressley and Steven Mulligan. Science Fair Winners were: 3rd grade1st Julia Babcock for Solution Evaporation; 2nd Chelsea Mekelburg; 3rd Anthony Biorn, Grace White, and Ronnie Beam for Do Your Senses Aect Your Taste? 4th grade1st Lauren Mathews, Lisa Pressley, and Eli ompson for Magnetic Miracles; 2nd Ashley Pike for Lemons Light Your Way; 3rd Victoria Pressley and Steven Mulligan for YTS A/C.First Priority Ends Year:On Tuesday May 27th, there was a celebration organized by the student leadership team of the Yankeetown School Branch of First Priority. First Priority is a student led Christian school club where students bring the love of the Lord to their classmates through fellowship, the testimony of those in the local community, the sharing of personal salvation experiences, and entertaining and enriching activities. e students are assisted by local Pastor Aaron Kramer from the Inglis Baptist Church and Yankeetown School faculty sponsor Chester Pacana. e celebration this student leadership team threw was to highlight the year past in First Priority and to celebrate in fellowship together. Invited were all fth through eighth Suzette Steer, YTS Principal with Lauren Cecere and AJ Biorn. Amanda DeGennaro, Waylon Machin, Youth Pastor Aaron Kramer, Johnathan Sellner, Glory Thompson, Jacob Pitts, Elizabeth Hamilton, and Sammy Dillon of Yankeetown Schoolcontinues to page 8A
8A Vets Helping Vets Update As the United States Congress attempts to untangle the crisis surrounding the shortcomings of the healthcare being provided to Americas Veterans, one local veterans group is looking out for their own.e Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association of Florida, Chapter 20-6, with support from the AMVETS Post 42, AMVET Riders, AMVETS Sons, the VFW Chieand Ladies Auxiliary, and many friends and supporters answered the call to raise funds to assist veteran Dale Texas Kolden and his wife, Marilyn. Recently Marilyn suered a heart attack and stroke and spent eight days in the hospital. Although Marilyn has recovered, the family has been left with some staggering medical bills. Kirk River Brat Layman, Chapter Commander of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association 20-6, was overwhelmed by the support and compassion shown for the groups fund raising activities which helped raise $3,135.00 to ease the Koldens nancial burdens. A burden which could befall any one of us. Founded as a nationwide association, the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association is one of the seven not-for-prot chapters established in Florida. Layman emphasized that the primary goal of the organization is Vets Helping Vets. To learn more about CVM Chapter 20-6, kindly contact Kirk Layman at (904) 3700182 (Cell). submitted. grade students and, for the rst time, fourth grade students to allow them to glimpse the workings of the club they will be able to join next year. e celebration featured games, competitions, sharing of Jonathan Sellners salvation experience, Samuel Dillons testimony of how First Priority has worked in his life for the past two years, a skit by Jacob Pitts and Glory ompson, and the sharing of the Lords word. Jacob Pitts and Glory ompson were given awards for their tireless work for First Priority and being ambassadors of the program to the students around them. Sarah Bliss and Brandon Fonda won full scholarships for a week long Christian summer camp. e students of First Priority and the student leadership team would like to thank all the committed volunteers that have made First Priority possible. If anyone would like to be involved through volunteering, providing possible volunteer experiences, or sponsoring First Priority at Yankeetown, please contact Chester Pacana at 352-447-2372 ext.240 or chester.pacana@levy. k12..us End of Year Awards:A Honor RollCarsonDayden Floyd, Makenna Hurst, Logan Maggio, Leila Rodriguez, David Ruttinger; BrannenKailey Beam, Madisyn Dewey, Gabriel Gruss, Koen Herrin, David Marshee ; Dillon-Kayla Goode, Jewlia Mathews, Madeline Rohrer; Lovely: Anthony Biorn; Harmon: Sereana Pierce and Annabelle Pitts; JennerLisa Pressley, Eli ompson A/B Honor Roll-BrannenLealanni Butler, Mackenzie Gilley, Noah Mekelburg; Dillon-Emeth borden, Julia Hurtado, Emily Stines; Lovely: Katie Duncan and Jasmine Hurtado; Harmon: Brooke McCarthy, Sheldon Pierce, Emily Robinson, Grace White; JennerCorrine Curvine, Uriah Gruss, Lauren Mathews, Morgan Pitts, Victoria Pressley Perfect AttendanceDillonJulia Hurtado; Harmon: Sheldon Pierce and Emily Robinson Scholarship-Carson: Faith Martinson; Brannen-Paskal Nedeltchev; Dillon-ShaSandgnat News For Yankeetown School continued from page 7A
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Call today 352/4936051 Visit today www.gal. Tfn Jf --------OPEN AA MEETING IN CEDAR KEY The United Methodist Church at SR 24 and 4th in Cedar Key is hosting an AA meeting on Thursdays at 7 p.m. This is an Open Meeting. Tfnf --------Discover truths in the Scriptures that have been buried under centuries forgotten by many. Join Michael Rood on a journey through the Scriptures, bringing them to life, and leading you along the path to learning and living the Word of God. Go to: http:// aroodawakening.tv/about/ tfnJf SHEDS, SHEDS, SHEDS! We move em. Best price in town. 352-493-0345. Joes Rollback Service. Credit cards accepted. TfnJp --------ELECTRICAL WORK Dependable, Honest Experts for any and all electrical needs call All Seasons @ 493-4888 or 1-800-542-1028. License # ec13001855. tfnJb --------SUMMER SESSIONS NOW ACCEPTING Piano, Vocal, Guitar, Bass and teachers; reasonable rates. Call Miss Robbies School of Music today. 352/4866366. 6/19Jp --------ALL SEASONS HEATING & A/C License # CAC057426 Residential & Commercial Replacements or Upgrades MobileHome UnitsHeat Pumps CARRIER 1-800-542-1028 (352) 542-3008 or 493-4888 24 Hour/7-Day Emergency Svc. Call for estimate tfnJb135 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESFLORIDAS LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM needs volunteers to join its corps of dedicated advocates who protect the rights of elders residing in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult family care homes. The programs local councils are seeking additional volunteers to identify, investigate and resolve residents concerns. Special training All interested individuals who care about protecting the health, safety, welfare and rights of long-term care facility residents -who often have no one else to advocate for them -are encouraged to call toll-free (888) 831-0404 or visit the programs Web site at http://ombudsman. The local council meets to discuss the programs current activities and give the public a chance to provide comments about long-term care facility issues. Concerned citizens and those interested in volunteering are welcome to attend. tfnf210 HELP WANTEDCASH PAID FOR JUNK CARS. $300 and up. 352771-6191. 6/12Jp --------NEWBERRY ASSEMBLY WORKERS NEEDED Must have experience in manufacturing or assembly setting. Soldering is a plus. Please contact 352/3788367 for appointment or www.wal-staf.com 6/26Jp --------EXPERIENCED AUTO TECHNICIAN NEEDED Master-Lube Automotive. Call 352/528-3331. 6/19Jp300 RENTALSCHEAPER STORAGE FIRST Month FREE Climate Controlled Down from Dollar General in Williston 352/528-0778, tfnJp305 APTS FOR RENTWILLISTON ARMS APARTMENTS 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments starting at $423 per month. Short commute to Gainesville and Ocala. We accept Section 8 vouchers. Rental assistance based on eligibility and availability. 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10A e Levy County Journal is the only locally-owned and completely independent newspaper operating in Levy County. e Journal has absolutely no connection to any other newspapers in the county. If you are interested in sending information for your group or placing advertising in the Levy County Journal please dont rely on corporate-owned newspapers to forward information to the Journal. To reach the Levy County Journal your locally-owned county newspaper of record since 1923, please make sure to call us personally at 486-2312 at our Bronson oce, or use our popular website at levyjournalonline.com, or email us at email@example.com. Our veteran newspaper reporter, Terry Witt, can be reached at 352/220-4927. ank you for supporting the Journal e revenue earned by the Journal is spent locally.T o Our Readers For Your Information and Clarication rfntbbb t b t rfn nbnff ttbb rrf rr r bbt ttb bb tb tb r rf nf tnbf rnf nbbf Log Cabin Quilterse Log Cabin Quilters met ursday, June 5th at the Levy County Quilt Museum at 11050 NW 10th Ave in Chieand. Work was done on the quilt in the frame and others worked on their own projects. We had a chance to visit with each other and to learn about our plans for the summer. On Wednesday, our visitors were ladies from the travel group in Haile Plantation. We were so delighted to have them out for a visit. Kathy who had donated the log cabin sofa is a member of the group and was pleased to see the sofa in its new home. anks again, Kathy, for the sofa. Greg and the boys were out to do our yard work. We kept several of them busy rearranging inside. We have a little more work inside that needs to be done. anks Lancaster for your help. Jan brought out some of her moms fabric to share with us. ank you for thinking of us. Eleanors husband grabbed up this lap quilt before she could leave it at the Museum. Lucky Guy. Wandas cats make the perfect pets no mess, no fuss just a great quilt to wrap up in when youre in the recliner or a great wall hanging.Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced that the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Florida Forest Service is now accepting applications for the Southern Pine Beetle Assistance and Prevention Program. e sign-up period will run from June 6 through July 18 and is available for non-industrial private forest landowners. e southern pine beetle is one of the most destructive forest pests in the southeast, said Commissioner Putnam. By taking preventative measures now, Floridas private landowners can greatly reduce their risk of timber loss during future outbreaks. Periodic outbreaks can rapidly kill millions of pine trees and deplete tens of thousands of acres of timber resources. e most recent series of major southern pine beetle outbreaks resulted in an estimated $59 million in timber loss between 1999 and 2002. e Southern Pine Beetle Assistance Program is oered for private lands in 44 northern Florida counties. (Map attached.) e program provides incentive payments for the following: Conducting a rst pulpwood thinning. Conducting prescribed burning operations. Conducting mechanical underbrush treatments. Planting longleaf or slash pine. Since 2005, we have assisted many private forest land owners through this program, said Jim Karels, Director of the Florida Forest Service. More than 150,000 Florida acres have been treated for Southern Pine Beetle prevention. e Southern Pine Beetle (SPB) is one of ve common species of pine bark beetles that occur throughout the Southeastern United States. Pine bark beetles utilize stressed, dying, or recently-dead pines as hosts. All species tunnel, reproduce, and feed in the inner bark or phloem (located between the outer bark and the wood); this activity disables the transport of sugars through the tree. In addition, several bark beetle species (including the SPB) introduce a blue-stain fungus into the wood, plugging the trees water transport system. Typically, pines successfully colonized by SPB are functionally dead within one day after attack, despite the fact that the crown may retain green needles for several days or weeks. To learn more about this program and obtain an application form, contact a local Florida Forest Service oce or visit www. freshfromorida.com/ SouthernPineBeetle/ Prevention. Qualied landowners may apply for no more than two approved preventative practices per year. Funding requests may not exceed $10,000 annually. All qualifying applications will be evaluated and ranked for approval. is program is supported through a grant from the U.S. Forest Service. e Florida Forest Service manages more than 1 million acres of public forest land while protecting 26 million acres of homes, forestland and natural resources from the devastating eects of wildre. For more information about the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, visit www. FreshFromFlorida.com.Southern Pine Beetle Program Accepting Applications from Private Landowners Now ru July 18 Southern Pine beetle on tree Southern Pine beetle pitch tubes where entry is made on tree. e Williston Community eater is presenting the classic Little Women Little Women is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott (18321888). e novel follows the lives of four sistersMeg, Jo, Beth, and Amy Marchdetailing their passage from childhood to womanhood, and is loosely based on the author and her three sisters. Little Women was a novel for girls that addressed three major themes: domesticity, work, and true love, all of them interdependent and each necessary to the achievement of its heroines individual identity. e production at the Williston Community eater is by Marisha Chamberlain and will be shown at the Williston High School Auditorium on June 14, 15, 21 and 22. e Saturday shows are at 7 PM and Sunday shows at 3 PM. Tickets at the door an hour before performance are $12/seat and children under 10 are $6. On Sunday, June 15, Fathers Day Dads get in free is would be a most enjoyable and unusual gift for Dad so join the cast to celebrate your father. During the rst full dress rehearsal a picture was taken showing the cast from left to right: Front row Katie Taylor, Kami McCormick, Lauren Taylor, Mandy Fugate; Back row: Katie West, Heath Davis, Lori Moss, Heidi Schwichert, and Kenneth Allen Cowart. Gary Leathers is President of the WCT and Babs Leathers is the Artistic Director. Williston Community Theater Presents Little Women for Fathers Day
Willistons Langworthy Named Class 1A Player of the Year by Florida Dairy Farmerse Florida Dairy Farmers have named Williston High School sophomore Austin Langworthy as Class 1A Player of the Year and Williston Coach Scott Hall as Coach of the Year. Langworthy, a University of Florida commit who was a big part of Willistons 2014 Class 1A state championship, threw 80 strikeouts in 62 innings, did not give up an earned run, batted .443, hit seven doubles, eight triples and 23 RBI. Hall led the Red Devils to their third regional playo in three years as head coach and gave the school its second state baseball championship since 1923. By Terry Witt Senior Staff WriterBronson High School elded one its most talented and experienced varsity baseball teams in decades during the 2014 season with ve of the players named to the All-State Team and One to the All-State Academic team. Ty Barber, Tyler Beauchamp, Brock Brower, Tim Gibson and David Dees were recognized as All-Area Team members and All-State Team members, and Landon Smith was named to the All-State Academic team. Landon is the schools salutatorian. Coach Allen Strickland, who is leaving the Eagles to take a math teaching job at Chieand High School, his alma mater, and an assistant coaching job with the Chieand Indians, said goodbye to the players and their parents after his fourth and last season with the Eagles. I have a little girl of my own, but you will always be my boys, Strickland said. You are all winners in my book. I hope you will pay it forward someday. Bronson had more than 200 hits as a team this season and led the area in members selected for the All-State Team. e team had 80 stolen bases and averaged 8 runs per game compared to 5 the year before. e team gave up an average of 3 runs. e Eagles advanced to the state playos for the second consecutive year and nished with 14 wins for the second year. e talk among many in high school baseball at the start of the season was that Bronson was one of the top teams in the district this year. It was loaded with seniors. It had talent. is year the talk was, we werent going to sneak up on people, Strickland said. We always faced better pitching. He said Bronson settled the score with Bell, beating the Bulldogs to win the right to advance to the state playos, after losing to Bell earlier in the season. e biggest thing this year that made us a good team is we were balanced. We had good pitching. We played good defense and we could hit, Strickland said. Looking at the body of our work, we had a great baseball team this year. Former Williston Coach Jim Smith is taking over for Strickland. He is the second Williston coach to come to Bronson. Five players nished with a batting average over .300. P.J. Shipp had .312, Landon Smith .329, David Dees .333, Brock Brower .373. Tim Gibson .385, Tyler Beauchamp .392 and Ty Barber .424. ey are all members of this seasons .300 Club. Barber stood alone as the sole member of the .400 Club. He was also named the teams Most Valuable Player by his teammates. Strickland said Barber was the player the team wanted at the plate in key situations. ere was no question that junior base-hitter could get the job done. He was also an excellent pitcher. Hes the guy, that when the game was on the line, he was the guy we wanted to hit, Strickland said, noting there is no greater tribute than to be voted the MVP by your teammates. e Co-Oensive Players of the Year were Brock Brower and Tyler Beauchamp. Both were a threat to steal and both could lay down a bunt when it was needed. Together they scored 50 runs. Defensive Player of the Year was Tim Gibson, Bronsons ace on the pitching mound. He placed second to Barber in voting for MVP. We have leaned on him, maybe too much, Strickland said of his go-to guy on the pitching mound. I have a special place in my heart for this guy. For the past two years, Gibson led the team in pitches thrown. He was the strike-out leader both years. Brock Brower was named to the 30-20-20 Club for scoring 33 runs, 28 hits and stealing 23 bases. David Dees was named to the 20-20-20 Club for getting 20 hits, 21 RBI and scoring 20 runs. e team overall was academically talented, but two players stood out. Landon Smith and Ty Barber each won the Scholar Athlete Award. Newcomer of the year was speedster Brandon Quinn. Strickland saw his speed on the football eld and recruited him in a hallway conversation. He could y. Strickland used him as a pinch runner for the slower players. Jared McCoy won the Closer Award. He had key hits last year and this year. Brandon Wachtel received the Long Ball Award for his home run hitting talent. He had power. e Coaches Award went to Jason Ranalli, whom Strickland described as a great kid. He never sulked. He always did what the coaches told him to do. e Journey Award went to seniors Tyler Beauchamp, Brock Brower, Brandon Mercer, Landon Smith and Jake Morrison who played for Strickland all four years at Bronson High School. e Eagles improved to one of the best teams in the region in four short years, a journey neither they nor Strickland will ever forget. Junior Varsity Coach Danny Wiggins said he was pleased with the season. He said the team worked hard to reach that point. e whole team has really come together. We had to yell a little. ey pulled together and got it done. He gave Scott White the Coaches Award, Cole Crane the Most Valuable Player, Gator White Best Defensive Player and Emory Lake Best Oensive Player. Middle School Coach David White said the team had a tough season, winning only two games when the opposing team forfeited the game. See more pictures on 10B.Bronson Honors Its Best Varsity Baseball Players at Banquet The .300 club members are shown with Coach Allen Strickland. All earned a batting average of more than .300. From the left are Strickland, Ty Barber, Landon Smith, P.J. Shipp, David Dees, Brock Brower, Tim Gibson and Tyler Beauchamp. Photo by Terry Witt.Bronson High Schools Valedictorian and Salutatorian Plan to Move on to Collegee Valedictorian for the Bronson Class of 2014 is Wade Phillips. Wade also received the scholarship awards from the Bright Futures Scholarship, Levy County Schools Foundation and the Town of Bronson. Wade is the son of Jill Phillips. During the school year he participated in Journalism, High-Q and the Youth Crime Watch as well as donating over 100 community service hours. He has been dually enrolled at Santa Fe College and graduated with 43 college credits. He intends to attend the University of Florida. His chosen eld is graphic design. e Salutatorian for the Bronson Class of 2014 is Landon Smith. Landon also received scholarship awards from Capital City Group Foundation and Plum Creek. Landon is the son of former sheri Johnny Smith and Bronson Ag teacher Marcia Smith. Landon participated in FFA, BETA and Student government, played Varsity Baseball and volunteered over 120 hours of community service. He also helped keep the high school baseball eld mowed and maintained. Landon graduates with 18 college credits and will nish his AA degree at Santa Fe College and go on to the University of Florida for a degree in agriculture. Williston was represented well by these Cowboys and Cowgirls in the Southern Junior Rodeo Association Finals on May 27th. ey have been competing in the SJRA Rodeo since Sept. and qualied for the nals in May. Pictured from left to right: Rachel Pickell Rachel was Reserve Champion in Barrels, 4th place in poles and 5th place in the All Around. Jacob Jaquess Jacob won 4th place in Breakaway Calf Roping. Della Bird Della won 1st place in Goat Tying, Barrels, and All Around (winning the saddles pictured); she was also in the top 5 for poles and won the Sportsmanship Award. Reezin Lamb Reezin qualied for nals in Breakaway Calf Roping and Team Roping. Emma Grace Keith Emma Grace placed 5th place in poles, 4th place in Goat Tying, 4th place in Barrels and 4th place in All Around. Sydney Lamb Sydney placed 2nd in poles, 5th in Barrels, 5th in Goat Tying and 5th in All Around. ese Cowboys and Cowgirls have worked hard all year practicing and competing. We are very proud of them for representing Williston well. Williston Cowboys and Cowgirls Ride O with the Prizes
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 12 High 2:33 AM 3.5 6:32 AM Set 6:06 AM 97 12 Low 7:51 AM 1.5 8:32 PM Rise 8:09 PM 12 High 1:30 PM 4.5 12 Low 8:46 PM -0.6 F 13 High 3:20 AM 3.5 6:33 AM Set 7:05 AM 99 13 Low 8:36 AM 1.5 8:32 PM Rise 9:08 PM 13 High 2:14 PM 4.6 13 Low 9:31 PM -0.7 Sa 14 High 4:04 AM 3.5 6:33 AM Set 8:08 AM 99 14 Low 9:22 AM 1.5 8:32 PM Rise 10:04 PM 14 High 2:59 PM 4.6 14 Low 10:15 PM -0.6 Su 15 High 4:47 AM 3.5 6:33 AM Set 9:14 AM 95 15 Low 10:09 AM 1.5 8:33 PM Rise 10:55 PM 15 High 3:47 PM 4.5 15 Low 10:59 PM -0.4 M 16 High 5:30 AM 3.5 6:33 AM Set 10:20 AM 89 16 Low 11:00 AM 1.4 8:33 PM Rise 11:42 PM 16 High 4:38 PM 4.3 16 Low 11:44 PM -0.1 Tu 17 High 6:14 AM 3.5 6:33 AM Set 11:26 AM 81 17 Low 11:54 AM 1.4 8:33 PM 17 High 5:34 PM 3.9 W 18 Low 12:30 AM 0.2 6:33 AM Rise 12:25 AM 71 18 High 7:00 AM 3.5 8:33 PM Set 12:29 PM 18 Low 12:55 PM 1.3 18 High 6:39 PM 3.6Suwannee River EntranceTh 12 High 2:39 AM 3.1 6:33 AM Set 6:06 AM 97 12 Low 8:09 AM 1.4 8:32 PM Rise 8:09 PM 12 High 1:36 PM 4.0 12 Low 9:04 PM -0.6 F 13 High 3:26 AM 3.1 6:33 AM Set 7:05 AM 99 13 Low 8:54 AM 1.4 8:33 PM Rise 9:09 PM 13 High 2:20 PM 4.0 13 Low 9:49 PM -0.7 Sa 14 High 4:10 AM 3.1 6:33 AM Set 8:08 AM 99 14 Low 9:40 AM 1.4 8:33 PM Rise 10:05 PM 14 High 3:05 PM 4.0 14 Low 10:33 PM -0.6 Su 15 High 4:53 AM 3.1 6:33 AM Set 9:14 AM 95 15 Low 10:27 AM 1.4 8:33 PM Rise 10:56 PM 15 High 3:53 PM 4.0 15 Low 11:17 PM -0.4 M 16 High 5:36 AM 3.1 6:33 AM Set 10:21 AM 89 16 Low 11:18 AM 1.3 8:34 PM Rise 11:43 PM 16 High 4:44 PM 3.8 Tu 17 Low 12:02 AM -0.1 6:33 AM Set 11:26 AM 81 17 High 6:20 AM 3.1 8:34 PM 17 Low 12:12 PM 1.3 17 High 5:40 PM 3.4 W 18 Low 12:48 AM 0.2 6:33 AM Rise 12:26 AM 71 18 High 7:06 AM 3.1 8:34 PM Set 12:29 PM 18 Low 1:13 PM 1.2 18 High 6:45 PM 3.2Withlacoochee River EntranceTh 12 High 2:40 AM 3.2 6:32 AM Set 6:05 AM 97 12 Low 8:46 AM 1.4 8:30 PM Rise 8:07 PM 12 High 1:37 PM 4.1 12 Low 9:41 PM -0.6 F 13 High 3:27 AM 3.2 6:32 AM Set 7:04 AM 99 13 Low 9:31 AM 1.4 8:31 PM Rise 9:07 PM 13 High 2:21 PM 4.2 13 Low 10:26 PM -0.7 Sa 14 High 4:11 AM 3.2 6:32 AM Set 8:07 AM 99 14 Low 10:17 AM 1.4 8:31 PM Rise 10:03 PM 14 High 3:06 PM 4.2 14 Low 11:10 PM -0.6 Su 15 High 4:54 AM 3.2 6:32 AM Set 9:13 AM 95 15 Low 11:04 AM 1.4 8:31 PM Rise 10:54 PM 15 High 3:54 PM 4.1 15 Low 11:54 PM -0.4 M 16 High 5:37 AM 3.2 6:32 AM Set 10:19 AM 89 16 Low 11:55 AM 1.3 8:32 PM Rise 11:41 PM 16 High 4:45 PM 3.9 Tu 17 Low 12:39 AM -0.1 6:32 AM Set 11:25 AM 81 17 High 6:21 AM 3.2 8:32 PM 17 Low 12:49 PM 1.3 17 High 5:41 PM 3.5 W 18 Low 1:25 AM 0.2 6:32 AM Rise 12:24 AM 71 18 High 7:07 AM 3.2 8:32 PM Set 12:28 PM 18 Low 1:50 PM 1.2 18 High 6:46 PM 3.3Weather Forecast http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/bronson-/32621/daily-weather-forecast/332291 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.40th Reunion for Bronson High School Class of 1974, June 14Meet and greet your classmates from 40 years ago Sat. June 14 at e Gathering Table Restaurant, 116 North Main St. in Chieand when the Bronson High School Class of 1974 gathers for its 40th Reunion. Classmates will meet at 5:00 PM and have dinner at 6:30 PM. seafood buet or order o the menu. Everyone pays for their own meal. Dress is casual. Pre-order your Reunion T-Shirt by May 23. T-Shirts (blue with orange lettering) are $8 (S XL), $10 (XX) and $11 (XXX). Make checks payable to Donna Eeren Cohoon and mail to P.O. Box 765, Bronson, FL 32621. Class of 74 Reunion is open to all BHS 74 graduates and anyone who went to school with the class but did not graduate at BHS. Please spread the word of the reunion. For more information, check out the Facebook page at Bronson High School Class of 1974 or contact: Donna Eeren Cohoon 352/210-7604; Buddy Luke 352/318-3952; Diane Mikell Price 352/316-4474; Doris Mongo Strong 352/415-5108 or Je Williams 352/493-2157.Rosemary Cemetery Cleanup Day June 14Its that time again. ere will be a Cleanup Day at Rosemary Cemetery on Sat. June 14 from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Volunteers and Descendants are Welcome. Bring your tools. ank you.Bronson Town Council Meeting June 16e next meeting of the Bronson Town Council will be June 16 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 352/486-5003 or 352/317-5685. WILLISTONNew Friday Hours at Williston Public Library June 6Beginning June 6, the Williston Public Library will be open on Fridays from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, in order to better serve patrons. Any questions or comments should be directed to Ms. Lonna Bear, Manager of the Williston Public Library, at 352/528-2313.Williston City Council Meeting June 17 e next regular City Council meeting is Tuesday June 17 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.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 642-6157 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/OTTER CREEKOtter Creek Council Meeting June 16e Otter Creek Town Council conducts their regular meetings on the third Monday of the month. e next meeting is Mon. June 16 at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall.CEDAR KEYCedar Key Arts Center Call to Artistse Cedar Key Arts Center and Education and Outreach Program Coordinator, Seahorse Key Marine Laboratory are asking for local artists to apply for an artist in residence program to take place this summer or early fall. e participant will spend time at the Cedar Key Arts Center and the Seahorse Key lighthouse. e chosen artist will receive a stipend to defray cost of travel or related expenses. Please send photos of your work, and a brief artist statement. Note the type of medium you are using, and why you would like to take on this project. e University of Florida will provide the parameters of this project. e Cedar Key Arts Center will provide the stipend, and a forum for a talk and display of your work. Sale of the work will be discussed with you after the project is completed. It will take approximately two weeks to complete the project. You must be mobile, and self reliant. e ability to get into and out of a boat unassisted and to stay at the light house also is required for this assignment. You must provide all of your own food and supplies. Further questions may be referred to Amy Gernhardt, President of the Cedar Key Arts Center, 352/215-2096; or Maria Sgambati (u.edu)Cedar Key City Council Meeting June 17e next Cedar Key City Council is June 17 at 6 PM. at the Cedar Key City Hall. City Hall is located at 490 2nd Street 352/543-5132. Meetings are held the rst and third Tuesday of the month at 6 PM.continued on page 3BDue to constraints of space in print the complete Community Calendar is available at our website at: www.LevyJournalOnline.com for your convenience.North Florida Livestock MarketWEDNESDAY J UNE 4, 2014STEERS LOW HIGH AVG 150-199 lb 285.00 375.00 334.29 200-249 lb 175.00 370.00 301.18 250-299 lb 175.00 322.50 262.84 300-349 lb 197.50 260.00 231.06 350-399 lb 210.00 257.50 218.00 400-449 lb 200.00 235.00 209.17 450-499 lb 200.00 216.00 208.89 500-549 lb 170.00 206.00 191.00 550-599 lb 188.00 190.50 189.00 600-649 lb 174.00 182.00 178.00 HEIFERS 150-199 lb 160.00 370.00 266.15 200-249 lb 225.00 275.00 249.00 250-299 lb 175.00 230.00 193.75 300-349 lb 170.50 235.00 200.18 350-399 lb 167.50 225.50 203.46 400-449 lb 160.00 222.00 193.37 450-499 lb 160.00 220.00 191.75 500-549 lb 180.00 194.00 187.00 550-599 lb 160.00 164.00 162.00 600-649 lb 160.00 180.00 168.00 COWS 400-600 lb 81.00 88.00 84.67 600-800 lb 72.00 156.00 95.83 800-1000 lb 70.00 130.00 95.03 1000-1200 lb 77.00 116.00 98.59 1200-1400 lb 73.00 107.00 98.84 1400-1600 lb 95.00 111.00 100.48 1600-1800 lb 94.00 103.00 99.00 1800-2000 lb 99.00 106.00 102.50 BULLS 800-1000 lb 104.00 115.00 109.00 1000-1200 lb 115.00 118.00 117.00 1400-1600 lb 119.00 121.00 120.00 1600-1800 lb 119.00 122.00 120.00 1800-2000 lb 130.00 134.00 132.00 PAIRS 850.00 1550.00 1050.00 TOTAL HEAD COUNT 480Compared to last week, slaughter cattle remained fairly steady. Replacement cattle still remain in high demand and continued to sell very well. Yearlings, on the other hand were $1-2 higher. Who knows where they are going to stop so get in while its good. HayLo Farm & Land topped the slaughter bull market this week with $134.00 bought by Central Beef. Terrell Register sold the top slaughter cow this week at $115.00 bought by Brown Packing. Dawn Grinenko sold the highest price replacement cow at $156.00 bought by Frank Bullock. Leon Fuller topped the replacement bull market with $166.00 bought by 4M Cattle. Suwannee Farms sold the high price pair this week at $1550.00 bought by Dub Currie and the high price yearling went to R.H. Holder at $400.00 sold by McCall Cattle. Be in the Know! e new Animal ID rule is coming. A period of continued education will be 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 850-410-0900 or Stephen Monroe, Program Director at 850-410-0900 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.
3B Around the Nature Coast State Board Of Education to Meet In Nassau County June 17e Florida State Board of Education will meet Tuesday June 17 at 9:00 AM at the Florida State College at Jacksonvilles Nassau Center in Yulee at 76346 William Burgess Blvd., Building 30. e agenda includes: Adoption of proposed Financial Literacy Standards; Adoption of proposed Access Points for students with signicant disabilities in English language arts and mathematics; Adoption of English Language Acquisition Standards for English Language Learners; and Approval of school district turnaround option selections. For more information go to: http://www.doe.org/board/ meetings/2014_06_17/agenda.aspWGP Open Again for Visitse Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve is open once again for public visits! You will see (literally) more territory now that the forestry work has been completed. Please stay on the designated trails for your safety. Also be aware that ticks are prevalent so you should check yourself for these tiny pests when you and your animals get home. For information contact: Friends of the Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve, 1001 Old Rock Road, (PO Box 482), Yankeetown, FL 34498; phone at Town Hall: 352/447-2511; or visit the website at: www.withlacoocheegulfpreserve.com WW II Vets and Proud of It June 12WW II Vets and Proud of It will meet June 12 at AdaBlue Caf in Cedar Key at Sunset Isle RV Park. Remember the time is 11 AM! so try to leave earlier to get there. If you need a ride please contact Virginia Lewis at 352/528-2310 for info or any questions you may have. Hope to see you there.Poker Run for CHS Cheerleaders June 14Come join the Poker Run to benet the Chieand High School Cheerleaders on Sat. June 14 starting at Chieand High School parking lot with registration and 1st Card at 8 AM to 10 AM. Last Kick Stand UP at 10 AM; last bike in at 2 PM. e $20 registration fee per bike includes one hand with additional hands at $5/hand. From CHS the Run will go to Treasure Camp Restaurant in Chieand, Big Deck Raw Bar in Cedar Key BubbaQues in Bronson and end at Beef O Bradys in Chieand. ere will be food, fun, music, raes and a 50/50 drawing. For more info call Steve Gardner at 352/258-2702.Homesteaders Co-Op and Levy County Farmers Market June 14Come join us on Sat. June 14 from 8:00 AM to Noon on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. SaturdayJune 14, 2014 @ 8:00am until noon. FREE booth spaces, FREE parking and FREE water for everyone. ere is plenty of shady seating. Our not-forprot Homesteaders Co-Op is about being a self-sucient community that provides for itself. We are located at: 10250 NE 110th Street, Archer, FL 32618 in Levy County (o Hwy 24/Archer Rd. in University Oaks). For more info: EmailHomesteadersCoOp@aol.com; or call: 352/474-1893 or 352/535-3877.Levy County Republican Club Meeting June 16e Levy County Republican Executive Committees will meet on June 16 at e Gathering Table at 116 N. Main St. in Chieand. 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 June 17e Levy County Board of County Commissioners will meet on Tues. June 17 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.Need Help with Your Medicare Costs?Want to see if you can save money on your prescription drug costs? Cant aord to have the Medicare Part B Premium come out of your check every month? Are you new to Medicare and not sure of your options? For assistance, please call the Elder Helpline at 1-800262-2243 to have a volunteer return your call or come see us at: Chieand Senior Center Wed, June 18, 1:30-3:30 pm UF/IFAS Public Event to Discuss Genetically Engineered Foods June 18Genetically engineered foods are a politically charged, often misunderstood subject, and University of Florida ocials are hosting a public seminar June 18 from 9 AM to 1 PM in Emerson Alumni Hall. Kevin Folta, chairman of UFs horticultural sciences department hopes to provide a better understanding about what are commonly referred to as genetically modied organisms or GMOs. Among the presentations will be a 9 a.m. update from Folta on where genetically engineered crops are used today and how they work; a 9:30 a.m. discussion of risks vs. benets, led by Bruce Chassy, an emeritus professor of food science from the University of Illinois, and at 10:45 a.m., Karl Haro von Mogel, corn researcher from the University of Wisconsin, will address popular myths about GMOs. At 11:45 a.m., Jon Entine, a journalist whos written extensively on the topic for the Genetic Literacy Project and Forbes, will lead a discussion on journalists and GMO communication. Finally, at 12:15 p.m., Entine will moderate an audience discussion and question-and-answer session. Parking restrictions will be lifted in the lot and garage by the OConnell Center, across the street from Emerson Alumni Hall. e event will be broadcast live on the web at: Biotech Literacy Day. Or follow the event on Twitter using the hashtag #UFBiotech.Hospice Volunteer OpportunitiesHospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast, licensed 1985, will conduct its next General Orientation Class for New Volunteers on urs. June 26, from 10 to 11:30 AM at 304 N. Main Street, Chieand. is prepares volunteers to assist in our oces and at the rift & Gift Shoppe. To assist patients and their families, you will also need to complete the Patient Support Training Class, oered from 12 to 1:30 p.m. that day. For information or to reserve your space, call Volunteer Services Manager Barbara Leanza at 352/4931181 (866-642-0962 toll free). LC School Health Advisory Council Internet Meeting June 30e Levy County School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) will be conducting a meeting on June 30th, 2014 at 10:00 AM live via the internet. is meeting is open to the community, parents, students, business leaders, school districts, health agencies and elected ocials. e primary mission is to inuence and support healthy lifestyles within our school and community. If you would like to participate, please contact Angie Phillips the SHAC Chair for more details 352/486-5261 ext. 228 or Phillian@levy.k12..us 4H Day Camp Fashion and Culinary Opportunities for Youth Deadlines UF IFAS Extension Levy County 4-H Youth is oering day camping opportunities this summer. Tops and Bottoms is the beginning sewing camp scheduled for the week of July 21. Campers will make a pair of elastic waist shorts and decorate a T-shirt. A trip to the Quilt Museum is planned. Crafts and other activities will enhance this program. A Fashion Show will be held on Friday. DEADLINE for this camp is ursday, July 3rd. Both of these camps are designed for youth ages 8 (as of September 1, 2013) to 13 years of age. Camps will start promptly at 9:00 AM Lunch and snacks are provided. Breakfast is available, if needed. Camps end at approximately 4:15 PM. Space is limited in these camps and money holds the spot. For more information, please contact Muriel Turner at 352/486-5131.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.Community Calendar continued from page 2B2015 Old Florida Celebration of the Arts Design e theme for the 2015 Old Florida Celebration of the Arts Design Contest is Seeing the ART in Nature. Surrounded by natures beauty, Cedar Key is the perfect place to see, experience and celebrate the art in nature all around us. Entries are due by August 1, 2014. Maximum of two entries per artist. Digital images should be forwarded to email@example.com. Winner will be announced by September 1, 2014. e Design Contest Winning Artist receives a complimentary invitation (no jury fee, no booth fee) to the 2015 Old Florida Celebration of the Arts March 28 and 29, 2015.YANKEETOWN-INGLISYankeetown General Store is Opene 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.Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club Seeks Informatione Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club asks the questions; Have you ever...Attended one of our exercise classes? Played Bingo with us on ursday night? Checked out the A.F. Knotts Public Library? Shopped at the Second to None Shoppe? Won a terric prize at one of our special events? Rented our clubhouse for a celebration? Borrowed crutches or a walker from our loan closet? Enjoyed our delicious foods? Received one of our scholarships or incentive awards? If you answered YES to any of the above, then youll want to join us in celebrating 50 Years of Making It Better in our communities. e Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club founded in 1965 will be celebrating their Golden Anniversary in 2015. Please drop us a note (PO Box 298, Yankeetown, FL 34498) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) with how the Womans Club has played a part in your life! Starting in September make sure to watch the papers and your inbox for details of our big celebration.Yankeetown Meetings 2014A Town Council Budget Workshop will be held on June 16 at 7 PM and again on June 30 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 US 19 / 98 and State Road 40 in Inglis Go west on SR 40 approx. 3 miles; turn left on 59th Street and proceed south approx. 1 block to the clubhouse). 352/447-2511.Inglis Council Meeting July 15e Town of Inglis next regular Commission meeting will be on July 15 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.CHIEFLAND Senior Citizen Center Activities FREE Florida residents with a certied hearing loss are eligible to receive a FREE amplied phone from the non-prot Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. Cordless and corded phones are available with a limit of one phone per customer. Visit the Senior Center on Mon. June 30 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM about a phone for you. See us at: www.ftri.org for more info. e 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.Levy County Beekeepers Club July 3e Levy County Beekeepers Club meets at 7 PM on the rst ursday of each month at 4 West 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.SVP Meeting July 14e Suwannee Valley Players meet on the second Monday of the month now with the next meeting being Mon. July 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 For more information, leave a message at call 352/493-ARTS; or email us at SuwanneeValleyPlayers@gmail.com; visit our website: SVPlayers.org; or follow us on Facebook.e next Chieand City Commission meeting will be on Mon. July 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.Pirates of Penzance at the Chief Theatre July 25-27Pirates of Penzance performance dates will be July 25-27 and August 1-3. For information you may also contact the director, Laura Blanton at 352/221-3976 or email her at email@example.com as well as the regular contact info below. SVP performances, auditions and meetings are held at the Chief eater at 25 E. Park Street in Chieand. For any information: call 352/493-ARTS; or email us at SuwanneeValleyPlayers@gmail.com; visit our website: SVPlayers.org; or follow us on Facebook.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.GILCHRIST COUNTYAARP Chptr 2133 Meeting June 17e next meeting of AARP Chapter 2133 is scheduled for June 17. As usual the meeting will be at Otter Springs Campground in Gilchrist County starting at 10:30 AM, but try to arrive a little early, to greet old friends. Our speaker will be David Peaton, Emergency Operations Director for Gilchrist County. is month our lunch will be barbeque chicken, please bring sides and desserts to go with it. Please remember to bring canned goods, used cell phones, and used eyeglasses for the disadvantaged. Hope to see you there.Richard Esseck, PublicityAmerican 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.CROSS 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.
4B NoticeWant to spread the news about your communitys events! If you live in Williston, Bronson, Chieand, Otter Creek, Inglis, Yankeetown or Cedar Creek, email your community event news to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your submission can be by email attachment (preferably MS Word) or in the body of the email. Our deadline for accepting events for each weeks ursday edition of the Levy County Journal is Monday at 5:00 p.m. Help us be your number one source for community event news in Levy County! Recorded MarriagesMay 27, 2014Justice Justin Gregory Sullard Geiger, 3/6/88, to Leona Lumepa Harrington, 9/19/92, both of Williston. Gregory Richard Behrens, 4/18/77, to Destiny Dawn Knight, 11/11/80, both of Archer.May 30, 2014Eric Weldon Gibson Jr., 2/13/94, of Gainesville, to Michalia Dawn Conover, 12/23/96, of Bronson. Justin Walter Hyer, 10/28/82, of Archer, to Lindsey Corin Weinbrecht, 4/7/85, of Bronson.June 3, 2014William Robert Knight, 6/1/86, to Christin Nicole Burbach, 11/20/89, both of Cedar Key.June 4, 2014Jerey Noel Fugate, 5/22/68, to Tina Louise Petrone, 4/8/70, both of Williston. Scott Alvin Wilkerson, 9/14/78, to Sarah Beth George, 5/6/81, both of Bronson. 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. Wayne Butler, 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 Just Keeping it Realree mounds of pizza were piled high; rst round draft picks from the buet. We waited on Tony to pluck himself a salad and we said the blessing. e waitress slid to a stop and ung three straws onto the table. Coke, Tony grunted anticipating her question. Sweet tea, Heath chimed in. With a startled look on my face, I gasp, Did you just call her sweetie? Not so much as a smile erupted from anyone. It was not the rst time Id used that joke. Nevertheless, I was pleased with myself. I always loved to see the look on Heaths face as he tried to think of a way to disown me as his brother. rough the lettuce crunching and dough smacking a few idle comments were cast about in hopes that one of us would hook into something worth talking about. It was always risky business; Heath could jump up at any time and methodically start detailing his ceramic tiling techniques. I was determined not to let that happen, so I frantically searched my mind. en I remembered that during my shower that morning God had revealed to me the meaning of life. BooYah! No grout today little brother! Without further delay, I cranked down on it starting in Genesis. I hardly even noticed the here we go again looks I was getting from my crew, or how the people in the booth next to us were looking for an emergency exit. e fact that my audience was slipping back and forth to the buet during most of it didnt even faze me. Im telling you I was locked in. Where were the news cameras when you need them? irty-ve or forty minutes past, whos counting? I had laid the foundation. e framework was rmly in place. e time had come to reveal the most sought after revelation of all times! I paused ever so briey for eect, and a muchneeded breath, when in a ash, Heath jumped up, looked at his watch and said, But anyway. rew down a tip and headed to the cash register with Tony hot on his heels. WHAT??? Believe it or not, God had indeed revealed great things to me that morning, but I have since learned its not so much what you blab, its what theyll grab. For example, you may sound awful smart giving your riveting explanation on the complexities of the Holy Trinity while saying grace, but you wont be invited back to many dinners. Tony and Heath might bear it, but its doubtful your unbelieving buddies will have the grout to stick it out. My great wisdom and church lingo will carry about as much weight with them as the guy who barks for the yak woman down at the carnival. My advice Be led by the Holy Spirit. If you just have to just blurt it out, go ahead. Lord knows they need to hear it. Sometimes I still cant help myself. JESUS LOVES YOU! YOU KNUCKLE HEADS! But if at all possible, try to keep it simple. We can always speculate on whos the antichrist after they get saved! Ive also noticed through great trial and error people will always receive you a little better if they can tell you actually care about them. It is the demonstrated goodness of God that best erects your platform to speak. So ask God to give you a genuine love for those knuckleheads. e Good News rings loudest when its spoken in more than words. Jesus has such a wonderful way of dealing with us as individuals. I believe thats how we should deal with others, because sadly my latest revelation may only be a But anyway to you. But anywayIf you havent already headed to the cash register on me, my great pizza revelation can be discovered in Colossians 1:15-17. And oh, if I havent told you lately, I love you too, you big knucklehead. Guy Sheeld www.butanyway.org Church CalendarPHILLIP N. KOHLERPhillip N. Kohler of Chieand passed away at the age of 74 at his home on June 2, 2014. He was born in Blair, Nebraska and moved to this area from Virginia in 1968. He proudly served his country in the US Army. He worked in his own business as a machinist for aircraft companies all over the US. He enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, shing, gardening and working in his shop. Mr. Kohler is survived by his wife, Sandra Eaton Kohler of Chieand; his sister in law, Marge Kohler of Nebraska; his step children: Colleen, Bob and Julie; a very special granddaughter, Emily who loved him and he her! And his 19 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. His family will have a private service at a later date. Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, Chieand, FL 32626, 352/493-0050 is honored to serve the Kohler family. Condolences may be oered by visiting our website at www. hiers-baxley.com SHIRLEY ANN PANIJANShirley Ann Panijan of Old Town passed away June 7, 2014 in Gainesville at the age of 73 years. She was born in Tuxedo, North Carolina and moved to Old Town from South Carolina. Shirley showed and bred German Shepherd dogs. She also loved to sh. Shirley was preceded in death by her sister, Pearl Lee Jecoat. She is survived by her husband, David Panijan and sister, Dorothy (Buddy) Britton, all of Old Town. Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, Chieand, FL 32626, 352/493-0050 is honored to serve the Panijan family. Condolences may be oered by visiting our website at www. hiers-baxley.comRICHARD KENT BORDENRichard Kent Borden of Old Town passed away at the age of 60 on June 8, 2014. He was a Tug Boat Captain. Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, Chieand, FL 32626, 352-493-0050 is honored to serve the Borden family. Condolences may be oered by visiting our website at www. hiers-baxley.com ObituariesFish Dinner at Holy Family Catholic Church June 13Fish Dinner on Fri., June 13 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. June 18 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.Parsons Church VBS June 23-27Vacation Bible School is happening at Parsons Memorial Presbyterian Church, 5850 Riverside Dr. in Yankeetown by Coast Guard Station. Come join the fun on June 23-27 from 10 AM to 1 PM. Ages 3 12 are welcome. Our theme is Everywhere Fun Fair: Where Gods World Comes Together. ere will be bible stories, music, crafts, discovery, food and fellowship. We have a color for each day; Monday is orange, the rest will be posted. It would be fun if your child could wear these colors but dont go out and buy anything. For more info call 352/489-5274.Otter Creek Baptist Church VBS June 24-27Otter Creek Baptist Church presents Agency D3 Vacation Bible School on June 24th through the 27th from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. On June 28th from 11 AM to 2 PM there will be a Family-Community Party with Bounce House and Slide, Hamburgers and Hotdogs. Come and join us.BBQ Dinner at Resurrection Fellowship June 21Resurrection Fellowship is hosting Barbecue Dinners on Sat. June 21 from 12:00 PM until 6:00 PM. All proceeds will be for the church building fund. You will have your choice of Pulled Pork or Chicken with two sides Potato Salad, Coleslaw or Baked Beans and rolls, dessert and drinks. $8/plate. And, good ole Gospel Singing all afternoon. We are located on CR 339A (the street behind Wal-Mart) that goes from US 27 to CR 320. Please RSVP by June 7 to either Pastor Janice Sloan at 352/362-1943 or Youth Pastor Chris Johns 352/577-4358. See you there.
5B By Brad Buck, 352/294-3303, email@example.com Sources: Erica Goss, 352/273-4650, firstname.lastname@example.org Gene McAvoy, 863/674-4092, email@example.com A University of Florida scientist has pinpointed Mexico as the origin of the pathogen that caused the 1840s Irish Potato Famine, a nding that may help researchers solve the $6 billion-a-year disease that continues to evolve and torment potato and tomato growers around the world. A disease called late blight killed most of Irelands potatoes, while today it costs Florida tomato farmers millions each year in lost yield, unmarketable crop and control expenses. For more than a century, scientists thought the pathogen that caused late blight originated in Mexico. But a 2007 study contradicted earlier ndings, concluding it came from the South American Andes. UF plant pathology assistant professor Erica Goss wanted to clear up the confusion and after analyzing sequenced genes from four strains of the pathogen, found ancestral relationships among them that point to Mexico as the origin. e pathogen is very good at overcoming our management strategies, said Goss, a UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty member. To come up with better solutions to late blight, we need to understand the genetic changes that allow it to become more aggressive. By understanding past changes, we can design new strategies that are more likely to be robust to future genetic changes. Goss and eight colleagues analyzed the genes of potato late-blight pathogens from around the world. Potato late blight, which ourishes in cool, damp weather, is caused by the pathogen phytophthora infestans. Scientists sequenced four genes from more than 100 phytophthora infestans samples, plus four closely related species, to tease out the pathogens origin. Knowing the origin provides insight into its genetic diversity and the ways it adapts to dierent environments, Goss said e pathogen also moved from other related species to the potato late in the evolutionary history of potatoes, she said, perhaps one reason potatoes are so susceptible to the disease and why nding a breeding-based solution to the disease has been so dicult. e pathogen costs $6 billion a year globally between direct crop damage and spraying, she said. In Florida, it damages tomatoes far more than potatoes. Florida farmers lose millions each year due to late blight, said Gene McAvoy, Hendry County Extension director, who has monitored late blight in Southwest Florida for years. A late-blight pandemic in 2009 made the pathogen a household term in much of the eastern U.S. It made its way to the Northeast via tomatoes in big-box retailers. After planting the tomatoes, many home gardeners and organic producers lost most, if not all, of their crop, Goss said. Just when we think were on top of it, a new strain shows up, she said. New strains have repeatedly appeared in the U.S. that are more aggressive or resistant to fungicides. is pathogen just keeps coming. Goss wrote the paper, published online by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, with scientists from eight other university and government agencies. See picture on page 7B.News from UF/IFAS UF/IFAS Finding Could Help Farmers Stop Potato, Tomato Disease LEGAL NOTICESNOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) 05 of the sale of 2005 has follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): NICK J MOSKES, JOHN N. MOSKES LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: TRACT #498 UNIVERSITY ESTATES, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION IN SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: RAMON LOMBA, RAMON LOMBA of Florida. DATED this 13th DAY OF MAY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 12, 2014. ----------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) 05 of the sale of 2005 has follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): NICK J MOSKES, JOHN N. MOSKES LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: TRACT #431, UNIVERSITY ESTATES, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION IN SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: EFRAIN RODRIGUEZ QUILES of Florida. DATED this 13th DAY OF MAY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 12, 2014. ----------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) 05 of the sale of 2005 has follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): JOHN N MOSKES REVOCABLE TRUST, JOHN N. MOSKES LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 38, BLOCK 16, BRONSON HEIGHTS THIRD ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 61 & 62, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: MANUEL ALONSO, GRACIELA C. ALONSO, GRACE M. ALONSO of Florida. DATED this 13th DAY OF MAY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 12, 2014. ----------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) 10 of the sale of 2010 has follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): TEFLA INVESTMENTS LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 3, BLOCK 17, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 67-67M OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: PATRICIA WARNER of Florida. DATED this 13th DAY OF MAY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 12, 2014. ----------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) 10 of the sale of 2010 has follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): TEFLA INVESTMENTS LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 4, BLOCK 17, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 67-67M OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: PATRICIA WARNER State of Florida. of Florida. DATED this 13th DAY OF MAY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 12, 2014. ----------NOTICE OFAPPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) 11 of the sale of 2011 has follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): US BANK AS CUSTODIAN FOR FLORIDA DUNDEE LIEN INVESTMENT LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: TRACT # 401 LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS THE N1/2 OF THE NW1/4 OF THE NW1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SE1/4; TRACT # 402 BEING THE S1/2 OF THE NW1/4 OF THE NW1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SE1/4, SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY FLORIDA ( ALSO KNOWN AS NW1/4 OF THE NW1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SE1/4 AS DESCRIPTION APPEARS ON THE TAX ROLL) NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: JAMIE L. MAYOL of Florida. DATED this 13th DAY OF MAY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 12, 2014. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) 11 of the sale of 2011 has follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): US BANK AS CUSTODIAN FOR FLORIDA DUNDEE LIEN INVESTMENT LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: TRACT # 203, LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS THE W1/2 OF THE NE1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SE1/4 OF THE NW1/4; TRACT # 235 BEING THE W1/2 OF THE SE1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SE1/4 OF THE NW1/4 OF SECTION 10 TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: AGUSTIN FERNANDEZ of Florida. DATED this 13th DAY OF MAY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 12, 2014. ----------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) 11 of the sale of 2011 has follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): RMC USAB LIFT, LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: TRACT #485, LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS THE W1/2 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SE1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SW1/4; TRACT #486, LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS THE E1/2 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SE1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SW1/4; TRACT #487, LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS THE N1/2 OF THE SE1/4 OF THE SE1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SW1/4 AND TRACT #488, LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS THE S1/2 OF THE SE1/4 OF THE SE1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SW1/4, ALL IN SECTION 10, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: JORGE L.
6B PAGAN of Florida. DATED this 13th DAY OF MAY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 12, 2014. ----------N OTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) 05 of the sale of 2005 has follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): NICK J MOSKES, JOHN N. MOSKES LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 1 TO 32 INCLUSIVE, BLOCK 9, OAKDALE HEIGHTS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 7, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: PETER A. BAKOWSKI, PETER BAKOWSKI, SUSAN M. BAKOWSKI of Florida. DATED this 9th DAY OF JUNE 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 2014. ----------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) 09 of the sale of 2009 has follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): BILL WOMBLE LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: TRACT #118, LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS THE E 1/2 OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 OF SECTION 10, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: PASTOR FIGUEROA RODRIGUEZ of Florida. DATED this 9th DAY OF JUNE 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 2014. ----------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) 09 of the sale of 2009 has follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): LEVY COUNTY BOCC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: THE SOUTH 100 FEET OF THE WEST 90 FEET OF LOT 18, BLOCK B, SUWANNEE RIVER ESTATES SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 58, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NOW KNOWN AS THE SOUTH 1/2 OF LOT 42, OF THE REPLAT OF LOTS 14, 15, 17, 18 & 19 OF BLOCK B OF SUWANNEE RIVER ESTATES, AS RECORDED IN UNRECORDED PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 8 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 1976 BUDDY MOBILE HOME BEARING ID# 04630121A & 04630121B AND TITLE #13055767 & #13055768. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: LAURA DAUM, CHARLES A. REED of Florida. DATED this 9th DAY OF JUNE 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 2014. ----------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) 10 of the sale of 2010 has follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): GERMAN AMERICAN CAPITAL CORP LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 16, BLOCK D, HAMMOCK HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 23, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 1987 SINGLE WIDE MOBILE HOME BEARING TITLE #50734434 AND A 1995 SINGLE WIDE MOBILE HOME BEARING TITLE NO.# 44736860. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: INEZ DICKINSON, WILLIE W. DICKINSON, WILLIE WALTER DICKINSON of Florida. DATED this 9th DAY OF JUNE 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 2014. ----------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) 11 of the sale of 2011 has follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): LEVY COUNTY BOCC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: THE W 1/2 OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 OF SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING TRACT NO. 112 NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: MICHAEL A. MYERS of Florida. DATED this 9th DAY OF JUNE 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 2014. ----------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) 11 of the sale of 2011 has follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): TC TAMPA 1, LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: THE NW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF SECTION 34, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. LESS AND EXCEPT THE 30 FT. EASEMENT ON THE SOUTH AND EAST SIDES THEREOF. LESS AND EXCEPT THE SW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF SECTION 34, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. AND LESS AND EXCEPT THE N 1/2 OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF SECTION 34, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, AS DESCRIBED IN WARRANTY DEEDS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 749, PAGE 911 AND OFFICIAL RECORD BOOK 749, PAGE 912, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: GEORGE H. PIERCE, GEORGE HAMILTON PIERCE of Florida. DATED this 9th DAY OF JUNE 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 2014. ----------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) 11 of the sale of 2011 has The largest group of three watermelons grown by Tillis Farms was purchased by Sanchez Farms. Harold Tillis represents the grower and Jillian Sanchez represents the buyer. Photo by Terry Witt. A record crowd watched the 60th Annual Chieand Watermelon Festival Parade. Visitors on this section of the highway crowded close to the oats to catch candy and get a better view. Photo by Terry Witt. Chieand Watermelon Festival royalty gather for a photo. Shown from the left Tymberlyn Watson, 10-12 year old watermelon queen, Shelbi Crews, 2013 Chieand Watermelon Queen, Montana Savage, Alabama Watermelon Queen, Megan Morgan, Florida Watermelon Queen, 2014 Chieand Watermelon Queen Katelyn Ressler, Newberry Watermelon Queen Katie Brown, National Watermelon Queen Brandi Harrison and second runnerup in queen contest Ashley Cribbs. Photo by Terry Witt.
7B An example of the potato famine pathogen attacking a tomato. Photo courtesy of UF/IFAS. UF/IFAS Helps Create Genome Database to Aid Fruit Growers, Scientists By Brad Buck, 352/294-3303, firstname.lastname@example.org Source: Mercy Olmstead, 352/392-1928, ext. 208, email@example.comScientists and growers can use a new genome database developed in part by University of Florida researchers to help make fruit trees more diseaseand pest-resistant and enhance crop quality. Researchers who study citrus, rosaceae and vaccinium crops will be the primary users of the portal, said Mercy Olmstead, assistant professor of horticultural sciences at UFs Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, but agricultural producers will also reap the benets. Rosaceae include apples, cherries, peaches, strawberries, pears and ornamental roses. Vaccinium fruits include blueberries and cranberries. Olmstead, Fred Gmitter, a genetics and breeding professor at the Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred and Jim Olmstead, assistant professor of horticultural sciences, both also at UF/IFAS, helped create what they and other scientists are calling the Tree Fruit Genome Database Resources. Dorrie Main, associate professor of bioinformatics at Washington State University, leads the project. e portal, found at www.tfgdr.org, will help explain the genetic database and show how the information can be used to grow better fruit, Mercy Olmstead said. e website provides data about 22 horticultural crops: almond, apple, apricot, blackberry, blueberry, cherry, clementine, cranberry, grapefruit, lemon, lime, mandarin, nectarine, orange, peach, pear, plum, pummelo, raspberry, rose, strawberry and tangerine. e site also features videos and articles that highlight the role genomics, breeding and these databases play in solving industry problems in fruit production. Its important that growers and industry stakeholders understand how these data can be used to solve production issues, improve breeding eorts and nd sources of disease and pest resistance, she said. is website will help to connect the dots and show how scientists are taking genetic data and improving fruit varieties for sustainable production. e website also describes an upcoming project that Mains laboratory is developing the Growers Toolbox an online decision-making tool. is resource will provide weather, soil and environmental information to help growers decide which fruit varieties are most suited to their growing conditions. Researchers at UF/IFAS, Washington State, Clemson, North Carolina State and Cornell universities created the new website and will keep it updated. LEGAL NOTICES follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): RM CAPITAL INVESTMENTS LLC, RM CAPITAL INVESTMENTS, LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 2, BLOCK H, OAK RIDGE ESTATES, UNIT ONE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 7, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: VOLVICK VOLMIR of Florida. DATED this 9th DAY OF JUNE 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 2014. ----------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) 11 of the sale of 2011 has follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): RM CAPITAL INVESTMENTS LLC, RM CAPITAL INVESTMENTS, LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 1, BLOCK 19, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS, UNIT 12, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 13, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: RICHARD A. SASSO JR, LISA M. SASSO of Florida. DATED this 9th DAY OF JUNE 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 2014. ----------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) 11 of the sale of 2011 has follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): ANTHONY SILVA LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 1, WOODYS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 37, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: RAYMOND MICHAEL KINNEY ESTATE of Florida. DATED this 9th DAY OF JUNE 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 2014. ----------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2013-CA-1136 WILLIE D. HOWE vs. JAY M. RUEHLEN A/K/A JAY MICHAEL RUEHLEN, if alive dead or alive, their several their heirs, devisees, CACV OF COLORADO, LLC; HUDSON & KEYSE, NOTICE OF ACTION TO: JAY M. RUEHLEN A/K/A JAY MICHAEL RUEHLEN, JANE DOE, dead or alive, their several their heirs, devisees, YOU ARE NOTIFIED that THE EAST 100 FEET OF THE WEST 620 FEET OF THE NORTH 200 FEET OF THE NORTHEAST OF THE NORTHEAST OF SECTION 26, TOWN SHIP 16 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, LEVY COUN TY, FLORIDA. ALSO KNOWN AS LOT 2 OF THE HUNTING CLUB, AN UNRECORDED SUB DIVISION. AND THE EAST 100 FEET OF THE WEST 720 FEET OF THE NORTH 200 FEET OF THE NORTHEAST OF THE NORTHEAST OF SECTION 26, TOWNSHIP 16 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. ALSO KNOWN AS LOT 3 OF THE HUNTING CLUB, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION, address is 213 Courthouse 2014. (COURT SEAL) DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF THE COURT ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 2014 CA 000226 SUNTRUST BANK, vs. MARTHA LUZ LOIZA, et al NOTICE OF ACTION To: MARTHA LUZ LOIZA, 8636 BREEZY HILL DRIVE, BOYNTON BEACH, FL 33437 UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARTHA LUZ LOIZA, 8636 BREEZY HILL DRIVE, BOYNTON BEACH, FL 33437 ANDY CHANG, 8636 BREEZY HILL DRIVE, BOYNTON BEACH, FL 33437 UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ANDY CHANG, 8636 BREEZY HILL DRIVE, BOYNTON BEACH, FL 33437 LAST KNOWN ADDRESS STATED, CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN YOU ARE HEREBY TRACT 6, WINDING RIVER PRESERVE, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION, WHICH TRACT IS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED: A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE SE 1/4 OF SECTION 17 AND THE NE 1/4 OF SECTION 20, IN TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID PARCEL BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE, COMMENCE AT THE NE CORNER OF THE SE 1/4 OF SW 1/4 OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE N 8921`21 E, 1000.00 FEET; THENCE S 1850`41 E, 492.56 FEET, TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE S 1850`41 E, 1770.02 FEET, TO A POINT ON THE BOUNDARY OF THAT PORTION OF THE COMMON PROPERTY` DESCRIBED IN EXHIBIT D` OF THE DECLARATION OF RESTRICTIONS AND PROTECTIVE COVENANTS FOR WINDING RIVER PRESERVE` THAT LIES ALONG NE ASBELL CREEK ROAD; THENCE N 8623`09 E, ALONG SAID BOUNDARY OF THE COMMON PROPERTY`, 118.26 FEET; THENCE N 7137`53 E, ALONG SAID BOUNDARY, 804.22 FEET; THENCE N 8924`01 E, ALONG SAID BOUNDARY, 7.17 FEET; THENCE N 0033`09 E, PARALLEL WITH AND 47.00 FEET WEST OF THE EAST LINE OF NE 1/4 OF SECTION 20, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, 616.72 FEET; THENCE N 0005`28 E, 722.50 FEET; THENCE N 8743`19 W, 263.44 FEET; THENCE S 8445`19 W, 727.82 FEET; THENCE N 7442`22 W, 496.85 FEET, TO CLOSE ON THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH A NONEXCLUSIVE EASEMENT FOR INGRESS, EGRESS AND UTILITIES OVER AND ACROSS THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED STRIPS OF LAND: A 60 FOOT WIDE STRIP OF LAND IN SECTIONS 20 AND 21, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, HAVING AS ITS EAST BOUNDARY THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LINE: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE, COMMENCE AT THE NE CORNER OF SAID SECTION 20; THENCE N 8855`37 E, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 21, A DISTANCE OF 13.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING FOR THE EAST LINE OF THIS STRIP OF LAND; THENCE S 0033`09 W, PARALLEL WITH AND 13.00 FEET EAST OF THE EAST LINE OF NE 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 20, A DISTANCE OF 615.76 FEET, TO A POINT ON THE BOUNDARY OF THAT PORTION OF THE COMMON PROPERTY` DESCRIBED IN EXHIBIT D` OF THE DECLARATION OF RESTRICTIONS AND PROTECTIVE COVENANTS FOR WINDING RIVER PRESERVE` THAT LIES ALONG NE ASBELL CREEK ROAD, AND THE TERMINUS POINT OF THIS EAST LINE. AND A 60 FOOT WIDE STRIP OF LAND IN SECTIONS 16 AND 17, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, HAVING AS ITS EAST BOUNDARY THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LINE: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE, COMMENCE AT THE SW CORNER OF SAID SECTION 16: THENCE N 8855`37 E, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 16, A DISTANCE OF 13.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING FOR THE EAST LINE OF THIS STRIP OF LAND; THENCE N 0005`28 F, 720.45 FEET, TO THE INTERSECTION WITH A LINE HAVING A BEARING OF N 8743`19 W, AND THE TERMINUS POINT OF THIS EAST LINE. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT -------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 38-2013-CA000588 SUNTRUST BANK vs DUANE WHYTE, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DUANE WHYTE, MALENA INVESTMENTS CORPORATION, SALVADOR MAGANA A/K/A SALVADORE MAGANA AKA SALVADOR MAGANA PEREZ, WINDING RIVER PRESERVE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY Civil Case No. 38-2013-CACourthouse, 355 South
8B LEGAL NOTICES 3855`59 W, 905.34 feet; 6521`38 E, 1747.90 feet; 8117`21 W, 978.05 feet; as follows: N 5618`56 E, 90.89 N 6052`22 E, 280.00 3420`06 E, 86.00 feet; 1142`37 E, 45.93 feet, to I HEREBY CERTIFY that /s/ Heidi Sasha Kirlew Suite 660 Fax: (321) 248-0420 Fla. Bar No.: 56397 (800) 955-8770. 2014. -------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 38-2011-CA000944 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP vs. DONALD E. SHERLOCK, JR. A/K/A DONALD E. SHERLOCK; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DONALD E. SHERLOCK, JR. A/K/A DONALD E. SHERLOCK; CYNTHIA G. ODONNELL; DAVID P. ODONNELL; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY 2011-CA-000944, of the AMERICA, N.A., SUCCES SOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVIC ING, LP, FKA COUNTRY WIDE HOME LOANS SER DONALD E. SHERLOCK, JR. A/K/A DONALD E. SHERLOCK; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DONALD E. SHERLOCK, JR. A/K/A DONALD E. SHERLOCK; CYNTHIA G. ODONNELL; DAVID P. ODONNELL; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; are OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, at 355 SOUTH COURT STREET, to wit: LOT 52, BLOCK 6, FANNIN SPRINGS ANNEX, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 31, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH: 1989 FLEETWOOD DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME BEARING VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS FL1FL4631A AND FL1FL4631B AND TITLE NUMBERS 47235497 AND 47224649. after the sale. 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP Order No.2.065. trator at 355 Court Street, ----------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 38-2013-CA000461 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR AFC TRUST SERIES 2000-4 vs. VICKI M. HICKS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF VICKI M. HICKS; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); SUWANNEE VALLEY HOMES, INC.; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT # 1; UNKNOWN TENANT # 2; NOTICE OF SALE LOT 4, BLOCK 11, FANNIN SPRINGS ANNEX, AND LOTS 52, 53, AND 54, BLOCK 11, FANNIN SPRINGS ANNEX, LESS AND EXCEPT THE SOUTHERLY 250 FEET THEREOF, AND THE NORTH 50 FEET OF LOT 55, BLOCK 11, FANNIN SPRINGS ANNEX, ALL ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 31, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. 1986 Fleetwood VIN GAFLSH2AG18346310Title #50369623 1986 Fleetwood VIN GAFLSH2BG18346310Title #50369624 after the sale. (COURT SEAL) CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 ----------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2013-CA-000345 -vs.dead or alive, whether said NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY 2013-CA-000345 of the DOOR AT LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LOCATED AT 355 S. COURT STREET, BRONSON, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AT to-wit: BEGIN AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 9 IN THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST, THENCE RUN SOUTH ALONG THE EAST BOUNDARY LINE OF LOT 9, 409 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN WEST 309 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 119 FEET; THENCE RUN EAST 309 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 119 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. LYING AND BEING IN LOT 9, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN MANU FACTURED HOME, YEAR: 2008, MAKE: ADRIAN, VIN#: GAHA1002225A AND VIN#: GAHA1002225B, WHICH IS AFFIXED THERETO. 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. Florida 32601 (352) 491(COURT SEAL) CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT -----------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No:38-2013CA-000991 CITIMORTGAGE, INC. vs. JOHNNY R. CALONGE, et al. NOTICE OF SALE Lot I, PARKAVENUE, 1705 Southwest 5th St LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, COURT STREET, 22, 2014. after the sale. (COURT SEAL) CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 -------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No: 38-2013-CA000713 COLONIAL SAVINGS, F.A. vs. DARREL W. JERNIGAN, et al. NOTICE OF SALE LOT 6, THE OAKS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 12, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 12851 NW 87TH COURT, CHIEFLAND, FL 32626 THE LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 355 S.COURT STREET, 2014. after the sale. (COURT SEAL) CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 -----------IN THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.:38-2014CP-000051 IN RE: ESTATE OF CASEY R. WILSEY NOTICE TO CREDITORS the estate of CASEY R. with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. Court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE
9B LEGAL NOTICES Across Down1. Round 9. Bivouac 15. Diverge 16. Borrowed car 17. Felt bitter about 18. Pander Zine ___ 19. Assayers stu 20. Makeshift shelters 22. Mixes up 23. Greek island in the Cyclades 25. Easy mark 27. Barbecue site 28. Sick-looking 30. Ace 31. ___-Team (2 wds) 32. Glossy linen 34. Emcee 35. Deductive 39. Accord 41. Borns partner 42. ___-greeter 44. Large pigs 45. Dont give up! 46. Stout, hoofed mammals with a long, eshy upper lip 51. Mozarts L___ del Cairo 52. Absolute 54. Control ___ 55. Toothed wheel with a pawl 57. Pigeon pea 59. Icelandic epic 60. Prescribed order of a religious ceremony 62. High place oering a view 64. Allow 65. Much less (2 wds) 66. Tend to, as a bad lawn 67. Caught 1. Rebounds 2. Spain and Portugal 3. Oer previously bought for sale 4. Phenol derived form coal tar 5. Ashes holder 6. Homebuilders strip 7. Depleted (2 wds) 8. Bureaucratic stu (2 wds) 9. Antiquity, in antiquity 10. Clamorous 11. Actors 12. Short liturgical text sung responsively 13. Most cheerful 14. ___ gland in males 21. Public road in a city 24. Comme ci, comme ca (hyphenated) 26. 14-line poem 29. Moderate heat 31. Not just a 33. Arranged in layers 35. One who loathes 36. Local anesthetic 37. Boat races 38. Drivers lic. and others 40. Mouth, in slang 43. Tiny security window in a door 47. Spanish dish 48. Not alfresco 49. Fixed 50. Quenched 52. Fissile rock 53. Deep black 56. 27, to 3 58. ___ go! (contraction) 61. Certain digital watch face, for short 63. Amscrayed Crossword Puzzlee answers for this weeks crossword puzzle will appear in next weeks issue. JournalYour Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923Levy Countycall 352-486-2312 or email advertising@ BRONSON SELF STORAGE 500 Commerce St., Bronson, FL 32621 352-486-2121 Cameras, NEW Lighting & 24/7 AccessOUTDOOR STORAGE$25.00 and up OF DEATH IS BARRED. Florida Bar No. 89003, David, P.A. P.O. Box 47401, --------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 38-2014-CP000055 IN RE: ESTATE OF LAWRENCE GORDON HALL NOTICE TO CREDITORS THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. Florida Bar No. 194162 -------------I IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA JUVENILE DIVISION CASE NO.: 38-2013-DP0089 IN THE INTEREST OF: D.B. (M) DOB: 03/28/10 NOTICE OF SUIT FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS AND FOR PERMANENT COMMITMENT FOR SUBSEQUENT ADOPTION THE STATE OF FLORIDA TO: KEITH GILLYARD HONORABLE JAMES T. BROWNING, JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, 63.032(3), Florida Statutes. FAILURE TO PERSONALLY APPEAR AT THIS ADVISORY HEARING CONSTITUTES CONSENT TO THE TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS OF THESE CHILDREN. IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR ON THE DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED. YOU MAY LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS AS A PARENT TO THE CHILDREN NAMED IN THE PETITION AS FILED IN THIS CASE. You will YOU ARE ENTITLED TO HAVE AN ATTORNEY PRESENT TO REPRESENT YOU IN THIS MATTER, IF YOU WANT AN ATTORNEY BUT ARE UNABLE TO AFFORD ONE YOU MUST NOTIFY THE COURT AND THE COURT WILL APPOINT AN ATTORNEY TO REPRESENT YOU. (COURT SEAL) DANNY J. SHIPP JOANN M. HUMBURG, ESQUIRE Florida Bar No.: 831328 P.O. Box 1459 19, 2014. -----------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 2014-CP-000080 IN RE: ESTATE OF BONNIE L. HAEUSSNER, NOTICE TO CREDITORS the estate of BONNIE L. whose date of death was Courthouse, 355 South OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE. FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER. BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. /s/ Regina A Kavanagh Largo, Florida 33778 THEODORE M. BURT, P.A. Theodore M. Burt /s/ 403 East Wade Street (352) 463-2348 ------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION 000078 IN RE: ESTATE OF HAROLD S. MORELAND, NOTICE TO CREDITORS the Estate of HAROLD S. whose date of death was with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. /s/ Sara Louise Segraves 38140 Gould Road /s/ GREGORY V. BEAUCHAMP, P.A Florida Bar No. 178770 P. O. Box 1129 --------------NOTICE OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING FOR CFCAA at (352) 373-7667 ext. 207 org. ------------------------------------NOTICE TO BID --------------------------ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID Sealed bids will be the Levy County Board of County Commissioners, in the Levy County Courthouse, located at 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida, until Thursday, June 26, 2014 at which time the bids will be opened and publicly read A Proposal Guaranty of bid, in the form of either a check, trust company treasurers check, bank draft of any national or state bank, or a Surety Bid Bond, made payable to the Levy County Board of County Commissioners, A 2013 together with the Bidder shall certify to Mills Engineering Company Bronson, Florida 32621 --------
10B Chicken Enchilada Soup cup vegetable oil cup chicken broth 2 cups nely diced yellow onions 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons chili powder 2 teaspoons granulated garlic (1 teaspoons powdered garlic) teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 cups Masa Harina (Mexican our) *Substitute: Grind corn meal or corn tortillas in blender until a ne powder.* 4 quarts water (divided) 2 cups diced seasoned tomatoes (I used Heinz Sweet Onion avor) pound processed American cheese (Velveeta works great!), cut into small cubes 3 pounds cooked, cubed chicken breast Mixed cheese shreds Crunchy tortilla strips or crushed Nacho Cheese Doritos In large pot, combine oil, chicken base, onion, and spices. Saut until onions are soft and clear (about 5 minutes). In a mixing bowl, combine Masa Harina with 1 quart water to make a rue. Stir until all lumps dissolve. Add this rue to sauted onions, bring to a boil. Once mixture starts to bubble, continue cooking 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly. is will eliminate any raw taste from Masa Harina. Add tomatoes and remaining 3 quarts water to pot. Let mixture return to boil stirring occasionally. Add American cheese (or Velveeta) to soup. Cook, stirring occasionally, until cheese melts. Add chicken; heat through. Serve in large soup bowls and top with mixed cheese shreds and tortilla strips.Peachy Summer Cake1 pkg dry cake mix-Funfetti or you can use a white cake mix 1/3 c butter, room temperature 2 large eggs, divided 29 oz can light peach slices, drained 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature 1/3 c sugar 1 tsp pure vanilla extract Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x13 pan with nonstick cooking spray. In a large bowl combine cake mix, butter and 1 egg; mix with fork just until crumbly. Set aside 1 c. crumbs for topping. Press the remaining crumbs on bottom of prepared pan; Bake 10 minutes. Drain peaches, saving the juice and set aside. Cut peach slices into 1 pieces. Spoon onto the baked crust. In a large bowl combine cream cheese, sugar, 1 egg and vanilla extract; beat with mixer until creamy. Dollop on top of peaches then spread ensuring that you get mixture to sides evenly. Sprinkle with reserved cake mix crumbs. Bake 30 minutes. Chill at least 30 minutes before serving. As cake cools, remove cup of reserved peach juice. Boil the remainder of peach juice and add 1/4 cup white sugar. Turn to low and stir constantly until all sugar has melted. Add 1/4 teaspoon corn starch to reserved peach juice and mix until no lumps. Add this to the hot peach juice until thickened. Remove from heat and let cool. Spoon over Peachy Summer Cake before serving. Store leftovers in refrigerator.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 Tip of the Week: Free Dustpan.If your broom is too wide for a dustpan, try this tip. Tape the long edge of a piece of newspaper to the oor and sweep dust and shavings over the taped edge. When youre done, pull up the tape, wad up the paper and toss the whole thing in the compost pile or the garbage can. With this tip, you wont have to bend over to hold the dustpan while you sweep up the pile. Readers of all ages will explore all things scientic this summer as the Levy County Public Library System presents Fizz, Boom, Read! during their summer library program. e 2014 Summer Reading Program is open to children of all ages. Each week will feature a presentation, craft, snack, and take home goodies. For more information, call your local library or visit our website, www.levylib.org. All programs are free of charge. All programs start at 10:30 AM.Williston Public Library (Mondays)June 16 Master Gardeners will be exploring the science of gardening and kids will plant something June 23 Jongleur Juggleurs will entertain the kids with a juggling show all about science July 7 Will will learn all about insects and have an insect petting zoo July 14 Archaeology July 21 Science Mike July 28 Magic MikeBronson Public Library (Tuesdays)June 17 Master Gardeners will be exploring the science of gardening and kids will plant something June 24 Jongleur Juggleurs will entertain the kids with a juggling show all about science July 8 Will will learn all about insects and have an insect petting zoo July 15 Archaeology July 22 Science Mike July 29 Magic MikeCedar Key Public Library (Wednesdays)June 18 Master Gardeners will be exploring the science of gardening and kids will plant something June 25 Jongleur Juggleurs will entertain the kids with a juggling show all about science July 9 Hands on Science July 16 Archaeology July 23 Science Mike July 30 Magic MikeYankeetown AF. Knotts Public Library (ursdays)June 19 Master Gardeners will be exploring the science of gardening and kids will plant something June 26 Jongleur Juggleurs will entertain the kids with a juggling show all about science July 10 Hands on Science July 17 Archaeology July 24 Science Mike July 31 Magic Mike June 13 Ed Rowe presents the Science of Art June 20 Master Gardeners will be exploring the science of gardening and kids will plant something June 27 Jongleur Juggleurs will entertain the kids with a juggling show all about science July 11 Hands on Science July 18 Archaeology July 25 Science Mike August 1 Magic MikeFizz Boom Read the 2014 Summer Reading Program Theme Coach Allen Strickland presents Scholar Athlete Awards to Ty Barber and Landon Smith. They had the highest grade point average on the team. Both are straight A students. Photo by Terry Witt. Coach Allen Strickland Awards Co-Best Oensive Player award to Tyler Beauchamp and Brock Brower. Photo by Terry Witt. Ty Barber receives the Most Valuable Player award from Coach Allen Strickland. Team members chose the MVP. Photo by Terry Witt. Bronson ace Tim Gibson accepts the Best Defensive Player award from Coach Allen Strickland. Photo by Terry Witt. National Watermelon Queen Brandi Harrison spends a moment with Brinely Othus, the Chieand-Newberry 3-year-old watermelon queen and Lakelynn Owen, 1, the 1-yearold Chieand-Newberry watermelon queen. Photo by Terry Witt. Bronson Honors Its Best Varsity Baseball Players at Banquet continued from page 1B