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By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterA major water line break in Bronson last week led town council members Monday to discuss installation of shuto water valves in key locations around town that would allow public works crews to seal o sections of the city for repair of broken pipes. No action was taken on developing a plan for installing water valves, but the council agreed a good starting point would be purchasing a couple of valves every year and installing them at strategic locations. Public Works Director Jimmy Dunford said the town is purchasing a $4,300 valve that will permit him to shut o water to the area of the broken pipe along State Road 24 and give workers a dry area to seal the leaking pipe. e broken pipe began spewing water when a construction crew hit an unseen valve beneath the soil and damaged the water pipe in the vicinity of e Childrens Table. Dunford called county government and the City of Williston to nd out if either had a sleeve that would t over the aging pipe to seal it. He nally contacted a private rm that opened its warehouse and found the right size sleeve. But the pipe continues to leak, though not nearly as bad as last week. Councilman Berlon Weeks said the town needs to map out its water pipeline system. Councilman Bruce Greenlee suggested dividing the town into quadrants to create a more strategic way of installing shut o valves.Dunford said the city should be able to locate a lot more stu in the water system when the sewer project starts and trenches are dug for new sewer lines. One of the contractors involved in the project will begin digging sewer lines next week. Sentencings 2A Jobs 7A Bronson Football 1B AMVETS & Schools 1B SRFair News 1B LCDPS in School Zones 8Bcontinued to page 5A continued to page 8A By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterElection Day isnt far away. Traditional voters who prefer casting a ballot at the precinct will get their chance next Tuesday on Election Day when the polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. For those who like to vote early, Supervisor of Elections Tammy Jones is allowing early voters to cast ballots in the elections oce lobby at 421 Court Street, Bronson, from 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. through Saturday. Early voters began casting ballots on Aug. 11 during the same hours. e total number of early voters to cast a ballot was 320 as of Sunday. e elections oce mailed 4,700 absentee ballots to voters. As of Sunday 1,510 had been returned. Voters can return absentees by mailing the ballot to the elections oce. e ballot must be in the elections oce by 7 p.m. Aug. 26, the close of polls on Election Day. Absentee ballots can be placed in the drop-o slot next to the front door of the elections oce by 7 p.m. on Election Day. e elections oce is the building with an orange roof on the east end of the Levy County Courthouse. Republican voters will have the greatest selection of candidates on the ballot. Republicans will decide whether District 2 Republican County Commissioner Chad Johnson or his opponent Rock Meeks advance to face non-party candidate Robert Studstill on Nov. 4. Republicans will also decide whether District 4 Republican County Commissioner Ryan Bell or his opponent Lilly Rooks will advance to the Nov. 4 general election to face Democrat Jamie Grin. GOP voters will choose their candidates for governor, attorney general and circuit judge. e pickings are slimmer for Democrats. ey will vote for governor, attorney general and circuit judge, but not county commission. ose of you who are neither Democrat nor Republican will vote only for the circuit judgeship. Floridas election primaries are open to voters from the same party. e Florida Legislature has shown no By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterWilliston City Council members are grappling with the question of how much of a pay raise employees should receive and whether they can aord a large increase in the citys health and life insurance. e city originally thought it would get hit with about a $100,000 increase in health and life insurance, but the citys insurer, Nature Coast Insurance, gave the city a quote on Friday of a $43,000 increase. Health insurance premiums for employees would rise from $557.80 to $600.50 if council members approve the plan. e city pays the premium for employee health insurance but employees pay for family coverage. e city council is divided on whether to give employees a 2 percent raise or a 5 percent raise or something in between. Councilman Cal Byrd and Mayor Gerald Hethcoat favor 5 percent, but Council President Jason Cason is leaning toward 2 percent. Byrd said it rubbed him the wrong way to see bigger adjustments in pay for the city clerk and the new airport facilities manager than for the remaining city employees who would receive 2 percent. e council has proposed raising City Clerk Fran Taylors pay from $41,790 to $46,649. e new airport facilities manager, Wayne Middleton, will receive a salary of $51,500, the same as he makes as the assistant airport director at Ocala International Airport. He hasnt started work yet at the Williston Airport. Middletons predecessor earned $39,203. City Manager Scott Lippman said the city budgeted a 20 percent increase in health and life Mindy Shouse, outreach coordinator for the Levy County elections oce, waits outside the lobby door Saturday for early voters to arrive. Early voters didnt have to stand in line over the weekend. Photo by Terry Witt.e Aug. 26 election is just days away, and that fact was painfully obvious at the Levy County Commission meeting Tuesday. County Commissioners attempted to cower the Levy County Journal and its reporter Terry Witt with misstatements and innuendo intended to knock the Journal o course and force it into a kinder and gentler form of reporting that commissioners can tolerate as the primary approaches next Tuesday. e Journal is a small weekly newspaper and doesnt take kindly to intimidation eorts regardless of how the allegations are couched by these powerful county commissioners. e Journal will not back down to the county commission despite the obviously awkward situation created by commissioners trying to turn the tables on Witt and the Journal. We wont change our reporting to make a few commissioners happy. e comments by Commissioner John Meeks and Commission Chairman Ryan Bell reminded us of the proverbial three ring circus. ere are three circles of entertainment Pre-Election Circus Breaks Out at Commission MeetingCommentary e Journals OpinionGet Ready to Cast Your Ballot Next Tuesday or SoonerWilliston Council Wrestles with Health Insurance Increase, Pay Raisecontinued to page 3A continued to page 3ABronsons Broken Water Pipe May Lead to More Shuto Valves Williston Moves to Prohibit Illegal Synthetic DrugsBy Terry WittSenior Staff WriterWilliston City Council members voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the rst reading of an ordinance that prohibits the possession, sale and distribution of illicit synthetic drugs and misbranded drugs that pose a threat to the public. Police Chief Dennis Strow said the ordinance allows his ocers to identify prohibited products through the examination of the packaging or by statements made in stores. He said convenience stores carry these illegal synthetic drugs and the ordinance will send a message to drug dealers that their products are not welcome in Williston. e young man that raced through the city the other day had been high on synthetic drugs for four days, Strow said. He was referring to the man who led police on a high speed chase from Ocala to Dixie County before the sheri there used a special technique to send the suspects truck into a spin. e truck rolled over and the young man Williston Attempting to Strengthen City Noise OrdinanceBy Terry WittSenior Staff WriterIn an eort to reduce bothersome noise in Williston, the city council Monday approved the rst reading of an amended noise ordinance that Police Chief Dennis Strow believes is more enforceable. One of the big changes is that police must no longer depend exclusively on noise meters to determine whether there is a violation. Police can make a case if the complaining party can hear the disturbing noise. Strow said one neighboring community was able to shut down loud car speakers with a similar ordinance. Strow consulted the State Attorney before amending the ordinance. e intent of the new law is to prohibit the use or operation of any device used for the production or reproduction of sound that is causing a disturbance. e ordinance says a noise disturbance is any sound that disturbs continued to page 8A continued to page 8A a reasonable person of normal sensibilities; exceeds the sound level limits set for by the ordinance, or is plainly audible. Noise meters do factor into the ordinance. e new law sets maximum sound levels during the day and night and the maximum amount of time a disturbing noise can be made. ere are exemptions from the ordinance such a non-amplied human voice. However, yelling, shouting, whistling, hooting or generally creating a noise disturbance during the nighttime hours in a residential area in other than a time of emergency is prohibited. e sounds of emergency vehicles like police cars and re engines are exempted from the ordinance. Sounds made by non-amplied public speaking activities on public property or public right-of-ways are allowed if the events are legally authorized. Sounds produced by organized sports events, reworks or by permitted parades on a public right-of-way or public property are exempt. e ordinance doesnt cover every conceivable noise issue. Council President Jason Cason said he can hear Crab Fest clearly if the wind is blowing from the right direction. e sound of trains coming through town is allowed. Strow says the sound of a Jake Brake on big trucks could result in a ticket under the new ordinance. City Attorney Fred Koberlein said rst time violators will be given a warning.
2A Jail Media Report for 08/11/20014 to 08/18/2014 BARRS, JUSTIN BEAU, 32, OF OLD TOWN, FL: FAILURE TO APPEAR. BROWN, BRIAN ANTHONY, 41, OF BRONSON, FL: BATTERY/DV. BUCHARSKI, RONNIE, 57, OF TAMPA, FL: HOLD FOR OTHER AGENCY. COOPER, DAVID GLEN CARTER, 29, OF ARCHER, FL: FAILURE TO APPEAR. COX, CHRIS ALLEN, 23, OF BRONSON, FL: MARIJUANA-POSSESS NOT MORE THAN 20 GRAMS; DWLSR. DAVIS, ANTRE DEMETRIS, 22, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: AGG BATTERY OFFENDER KNEW/ SHOULD HAVE KNOWN VICTIM WAS PREGNANT. FOSTER, JAMES EDWARD, 30, OF TRENTON, FL: DWLSR. GILLYARD, MICO LARON, 25, OF WILLISTON, FL: RE-ADMIT FROM COURT. GOODNER, NOAH, 75, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS. HURTUBISE, JASON, 42, OF STEINHATCHEE, Levy County Sheris Oce Arrest Report Levy Countys Most WantedFL: DWLSR; OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT. LAMB, ELLIOTT WAYNE, 31, OF STEINHATCHEE, FL: HOLD FOR COURT. MARTINEZ, DAVID, 31, OF SAN ANTONIO, TX: HOLD FOR OTHER AGENCY. MCCOMB, JESSICA LEE, 40, OF THONOTASSA, FL: PROB VIOLATION. MCCONNELL, JAMES HOWARD, 56, OF INGLIS, FL: BATTERY TOUCH OR STRIKE. MCLAIN, PRESTON, 36, OF OCALA, FL: BATTERY/DV. MIS, ROBERT CHAD, 30, OF DUNNELLON, FL: FAILURE TO APPEAR. MONROE, SAMUEL ALLEN, 52, OF OCALA, FL: DWLSR. ROBERTS, JAMES WILLIAM, 47, OF NEWBERRY, FL: PROB VIOLATION X 3. ROBINSON, CHADWICK TYRONE, 32, OF WILLISTON, FL: WRT VOP. ROMERO, TITO, 39, OF PORT ORANGE, FL: NON SUPPORT OF CHILDREN OR SPOUSE. STANFORD, JOHNNY, 61, OF WILDWOOD, FL: PROB VIOLATION. STARLING, SCOTT, 56, OF FANNING SPRING, FL: PROB VIOLATION. STEPHENS, DONALD BRUCE, 55, OF TRENTON, FL: DRIVE WHILE LIC SUSP 3RD OR SUBSQ OFF. STOKES, AUDIE JACKSON, 56, OF WILLISTON, FL: DRIVE WITH SUSPENDED REVOKED LICENSE. TEASE, NEVINA, 34, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: PROBATION. WATKINS, PERRY JACK, 37, OF GULF HAMMOCK, FL: PROB VIOLATION. WRIGHT, JESSICA MARIE, 26, OF INGLIS, FL: BATTERY/DV.Of Levy County Call 1-877-349-Tips (8477) Sentencings from the Bench A 29-year-old Bronson man was sentenced by Circuit Judge William Davis to three years in state prison on Aug. 13 for violating his probation. Chad Cumbo Alexander was given 291 days credit for time served in the Levy County Detention Center. e original charged stemmed from an incident on Dec. 12, 2013 when Alexander argued with his pregnant girlfriend and shoved her forcefully on a couch in their home. He was sentenced to 180 days in jail on a charge of aggravated battery on a pregnant victim. Alexander violated his probation on Nov. 18, 2013 when he was observed in Alachua County driving a blue minivan owned by his mother. He was wanted at the time on an Alachua County Sheris Oce warrant for driving with a suspended or revoked license. When stopped by the sheris oce, he gave a false name. He also violated his probation by not being present at his approved residence when a probation ocer came by to visit him at a scheduled time on March 19. e same thing happened on March 23 when a probation ocer came by for a scheduled visit and Alexander was not home. Kadeem Kent Patterson 21, Gainesville, was sentenced to 270 days in state prison after pleading no contest to giving a false identication to a law enforcement ocer, possession marijuana with intent to sell or deliver and possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana. He was credited with 110 days served in the Levy County Detention Center. Patterson was a passenger in a vehicle stopped by the Florida Highway Patrol on April 26, 2014. e FHP ocer noticed he was nervous. He gave the ocer a false name. e trooper used Rapid Identication to uncover his real name. Patterson was wanted in Alachua County on two arrest warrants. e trooper also found a plastic baggie containing marijuana that fell out of his pants. Inside the baggie were smaller bags of pot. A second bag of pot fell out of his shorts when he stepped out of the car. e total amount of marijuana found on Patterson was a felony. e fact that he was carrying multiple small bags for sale also worked against him. Jerey Wayne Stoner 39, Pinellas Park, was sentenced to 180 days in the Levy County Detention Center and given credit for 53 days served after pleading no contest to felony driving with a suspended or revoked drivers license. e Florida Highway Patrol stopped Stoner in Otter Creek for driving 80 miles per hour in a 65 zone. e trooper discovered Stoners drivers license had been revoked on Oct. 29, 1997 as a habitual trac oender. Debra Dianne Smith 49, Williston, was sentenced to 30 days in the Levy County Detention Center for violating her probation. She must submit to a mental health evaluation and complete the recommended treatment. e original charge stemmed from felony theft of merchandise from a Gainesville K-Mart on May 30. She and a co-defendant walked out of the store carrying $179.02 of stolen merchandise. She violated her probation by failing to remain in her county of residence without permission from her probation ocer and also by failing to give a truthful report to the probation ocer about being given a notice to appear in court for the K-Mart theft. Yanna Daniel Lafever, 52, Morriston, a sex oender, was sentenced to two years of probation and seven days in the Levy County Detention Center after pleading no contest to failure to register her email or instant messenger service with law enforcement. She was arrested as part of Operation Wrangler on April 1. e email she gave investigators was not the same one on record with the state, a violation of state law for sex oenders. William Tay Boykin, 47, Texas, had the good fortune of having his probation terminated after violating his probation. e original charge stemmed from the theft of $2,000 in metal from White Construction in Chieand on Aug. 14 and Aug. 15. Boykin and co-defendant were stopped with stolen metal in their truck. Boykin violated his probation on Feb. 7 when ocers performed a warrantless search of his residence and found a small amount of marijuana on his nightstand along with rolling papers. He also violated his probation by failing to pay the cost of supervision. He admitted smoking pot when his back hurt and failing to pay supervisory costs. But the judge issued an order terminating his probation. Hes a free man. Wesley, John, Mike and Debbie will be back in two weeks. Chie and Medical Center continues to support the needs of our Community. We have contracted with all the new Medicaid Insurance Carriers in our region to continue to provide high quality care to our patients. We are accepting all the Medicaid Insurance Carriers listed for Adult and Pediatric patients. If you wish to be seen by one of our providers call our main number and we will assist you with the process. UnitedHealthcare Prestige Health Choice Sunshine State Health Plan Staywell/Wellcare Health Plans of Florida Vista Healthy Kids If you have medical needs and are enrolled in one of these plans, please call to make an appointment at our main number.Caring for the health of your family 4 WEEKS FOR ONLY $20!Its Our Journal 20/20 Special: Your Ad of 20 Words or Less for 4 Consecutive Weeks, No Changes. $20, 10 Each Additional Word. levyjournal.com
3A By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterA 36-year-old Chieand man was critically injured early Saturday morning when his truck was struck by another vehicle that ed the scene of the crash. e Florida Highway Patrol identied the victim as Joseph Strong. He was taken to University of Florida Health at Shands Hospital. A witness said Strongs Silverado truck was struck by a white vehicle. e vehicle failed to stop at the scene and has not been located. e vehicle may be a Ford Taurus car. FHP said Strong was southbound on U.S. 19 at 2:50 a.m. in the outside southbound lane when he drifted o the west side of the highway and onto the grass shoulder. He lost control of the vehicle. His truck began to rotate across both lanes of trac. e truck entered the grass median and overturned onto its right side. Strong was ejected and came to nal rest in the center of the northbound lanes of U.S. 19. Anyone with information pertaining to the crash is asked to contact Cpl. Daphne Yuncker at 352/732-1260 Ext. 235 or 1-800395-8241 and ask for the Troop Watch Supervisor. By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterLaw enforcement ocers in Georgia and Florida chased down a murder suspect in a carjacked vehicle and arrested him on Friday in North Florida. Daniel Nelson Robinson, no age or address listed, came to the attention of the Florida Highway Patrol when the Columbia County Sheris Oce in Georgia asked for help in catching a man who shot and killed a man and assaulted a woman and carjacked the vehicle in a church parking lot, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Florida troopers in the Criminal Interdiction Unit located the suspect and the stolen vehicle on Interstate 95 at Pecan Park Road. e suspect vehicle exited the Interstate with troopers in pursuit. e suspect eventually re-entered the Interstate at a high rate of speed. Troopers pursued the vehicle for approximately three miles before the suspect managed to elude troopers by leaving the Interstate on a side road. Several Jacksonville sheris deputies in the area found the suspects vehicle which had been abandoned at Lake Forest Boulevard and Wayne Street. ere were signs of blood in the vehicle. e Jacksonville Sheris Oce located a man matching a description of the suspect and detained him. He had blood on his clothing. Video surveillance by the Columbia County Sheris Oce in Georgia conrmed the identity of the suspect. Robinson was arrested for aggravated eeing and eluding, stealing a vehicle and other charges. Hit and Run Driver Leaves Chieand Man in Critical Condition CHIEFLAND MEDICAL CENTER 1113 N.W. 23rd Ave. Chie and(Across the parking lot from Wal-Mart)OPENMon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m.5 p.m.Sat. 8:30 a.m. NoonWalk-ins Welcome!Call for an appointment: 493-9500 Supervisor of Elections Tammy Jones teaches a class of election clerks on Saturday. She previously had poll worker training. Clerks and poll workers run the precincts under strict state guidelines. The election primary is Tuesday. Aug. 26. Photo by Terry Witt. Get Ready to Cast Your Ballot Next Tuesday or Sooner continued from page 1A interest in creating open primaries where voters can cross party lines to vote for the candidate of their choice. Universal elections in primaries occur when only candidates of the same party are on the ballot. Any registered voter can cast a ballot. But this year in the county commission races, a Democrat is running for District 4 and a non-party candidate is running for District 2, which means the county commission races on Aug. 26 will be decided by Republicans. ere are currently 10,347 Democrats in Levy County and 10,587 Republicans. e total number of voters in other categories is 4,839. Some Democrats have switched to Republican to vote in the primary in the county commission races. ey can switch back to Democrat after the primary and vote as a Democrat in the Nov. 4 general election, or they may continue to be Republican. e turnout for election primaries in Levy County has traditionally been low. e election numbers provide insight into the low turnout. Approximately 60 percent of the countys voters wont be able to cast a ballot in the county commission races this year because only Republicans can vote. In years past when Democrats controlled the primaries, Republican voters were often left on the sidelines until the general election. All registered voters can vote in the Nov. 4 general election.Ocers Chase Down Murder Suspect in North Florida Williston Council Wrestles with Health Insurance Increase, Pay Raise continued from page 1A insurance, but the gure has been lowered to 7 percent with the revised quote from Nature Coast Insurance. e citys total 2015 budget is $12,947,653, but with relatively low reserve funds for a budget of that size. e general operating fund reserve is $779,000 and utility reserves are $3,300,000. Weve been dipping into reserves for the last two years and that has to stop, said Councilman Charles Goodman. One sore point with some council members is the fact that the city is transferring an $11,200 more than last year from electric fund revenues to the general operating budget. e city is proposing to transfer $638,200. We were not able to reduce that number, said Stephen Bloom, city nancial analyst. Years ago the city council was comfortable with transferring money out of the electric utility into the general operating budget. e idea back then was that it prevented higher property tax millage rates. But the attitude is dierent now. Cason said the big push to reduce utility fund transfers came from former city attorney and former Councilman Norm Fugate at the time Fugate was serving on the council. Goodman noted that one of the chief complaints he hears from city residents concerns high utility rates. Everyone I talk to says the rates in the city are ridiculously high, Goodman said. Willistons utility rates are dicult to compare to other cities because it operates its own electric and gas utilities. ose numbers along with water, sewer and garbage are included on customer utility bills. e money that is transferred to the general fund comes entirely from the electric power utility. e electric is still covering everything, Bloom said. Council members are discussing utility rates, but the board has decided to wait until after the city budget is nalized to hold a budget workshop on the rates.
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LEVY COUNTY JOURNAL Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923Meet the Cops Who Gave Their Lives Creators SyndicateRandom thoughts on the passing scene: I dont know why we are spending our hard-earned money paying taxes to support a criminal justice system, when issues of guilt and innocence are being determined on television -and even punishment is being meted out by CNNs showing the home and address of the policeman accused in the Ferguson, Missouri shooting. One of the big dierences between Democrats and Republicans is that we at least know what the Democrats stand for, whether we agree with it or not. But, for Republicans, we have to guess. It is amazing how many otherwise sane people want Israel to become the rst nation in history to respond to military attacks by restricting what they do, so that it is proportionate to the damage inicted by the attacks. Amid all the things being said on all sides about the massive, illegal inux of children from countries in Central America, we have yet to hear some American parent saying, I dont owe it to anybody to have my child exposed to diseases brought into this country, no matter what problems exist in other countries! Two headlines in the August 10th New York Times speak volumes about Barack Obama. e top headline reads: Iraq Strikes May Last Months, Obama Says. A secondary headline reads: No Ground Force Will Be Sent, He Repeats. Time was when enemy spies had to risk their lives to acquire such information. Now all they have to do is read the headlines. It is amazing how many people think they are doing blacks a favor by exempting them from standards that others are expected to meet. If you want to know who was the greatest baseball player of all time, please check out the pitcher who led the American League with the lowest earned run average in 1916. He was the only ballplayer who could do it all, including stealing home. British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain was a hawk compared to Barack Obama. At least Chamberlain was building up his countrys military forces while trying to appease Hitler. Obama is cutting back on our military forces while our enemies around the world are expanding theirs. Medical authorities who are trying to reassure us that safeguards will prevent the spread of Ebola in the United States may be unconvincing to those of us who remember how they lied about whether AIDS could be transmitted by blood transfusions. ey may be telling the truth this time, but credibility is one of those things that are far easier to maintain than to repair. Too many people in Washington are full of themselves, among other things that they are full of. However common it may be in politics to split the dierence when making decisions, it is unconscionable to send American troops into a war zone in numbers too small to defend themselves. e smug and smirking contempt of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, when he began testifying before a Congressional committee in the IRS scandal investigation, told us all we needed to know, even if we never get the information that was supposedly lost when Lois Lerners computer supposedly crashed. Ted Williams great career was interrupted twice by military service -once during World War II and again when he returned to the Marine Corps during the Korean war. What sports star today would voluntarily interrupt a Hall of Fame career to go ght for America, after having already served in the military? Despite TV pundits who say that public opinion polls show Barack Obama is in trouble, the president is not in the slightest trouble. He is doing whatever he feels like doing, regardless of the Constitution and regardless of how many people dont like it, because he is virtually impeachment-proof. e country is in huge trouble and real danger because of his policies, but he is not. One of the most frustrating aspects of watching television news programs that feature debates is the guests who sidestep any question that gets to the heart of the issue at hand, and just go o on a tangent, repeating their standard talking points. ats usually a good time to change the channel or turn o the TV. If politics were like sports, we could ask Israel to trade us Benjamin Netanyahu for Barack Obama. Of course, we would have to throw in trillions of dollars to get Israel to agree to the deal, but it would be money well spent. 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 Editors Note: AMEN. Michele MalkinCreators SyndicateIf youve been watching cable news, reading Hollywood celebrities tweets and listening to race-hustling opportunists, you might think that every police ocer in America has a nger on the trigger, hunting for any excuse to gun down defenseless youths. is hysterical nonsense must be stopped. e Cirque du Cop-Bashing, with Al Sharpton as ringmaster, is working overtime to exploit the deadly incident in Ferguson, Mo. at means stoking anti-law enforcement res at all costs. Are there bad cops? Yes. Does the police state go overboard sometimes? Yes. Do the demagogues decrying systemic racism and braying about assassinations know what happened when teenager Mike Brown was tragically shot and killed last week? No. Heres a reality check. While narcissistic liberal journalists and college kids are all posting Hands Up seles in hipster solidarity with Ferguson protesters, its law enforcement ocers who risk their lives in war zones every day across the country. e National Law Enforcement Ocers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) reports that a total of 1,501 law enforcement ocers died in the line of duty during the past 10 years, an average of one death every 58 hours or 150 per year. ese include local and state police ocers, federal ocers, correctional ocers and military law enforcement ocers. Fact: Last year, 100 law enforcement ocers were killed. On average, over the past decade, there have been 58,261 assaults against law enforcement each year, resulting in 15,658 injuries. Fact: New York City has lost more ocers in the line of duty than any other department, with 697 deaths. Texas has lost 1,675 ocers, more than any other state. Just this week, NLEOMF released preliminary fatality statistics from August 2013 to August 2014. Total fatalities are up 14 percent, from 63 last year to 72 this year. Five ocers were killed in ambushes, which continue to be a major threat to law enforcement safety, the group notes. Among the men in uniform who gave their lives this summer: --Police Ocer Scott Patrick of the Mendota Heights Police Department in Minnesota. He was shot and killed while conducting a trac stop on July 30. Patrick leaves behind a wife and two teenage daughters. --Police Ocer Jerey Westereld of the Gary Police Department in Indiana. Westereld was shot in the head and killed in a July 6 ambush while sitting in his police vehicle after responding to a 911 call. e suspect had been previously arrested for domestic violence and for kicking another ocer. Westereld, a 19-year police department veteran as well as an Army veteran, leaves behind a wife and four daughters. --Ocer Perry Renn of the Indianapolis Police Department. He was shot and killed while responding to reports of gunre on July 5. After 20 years on the job, Renn chose to serve in one of the citys most dangerous areas, even though his seniority would have allowed him to take a less dangerous role. He chose to work in patrol to make a dierence in the eld, Police Chief Rick Hite said at Renns funeral. Every day, Perry got out of his police car. Renn is survived by his wife. --Deputy Sheri Allen Bares, Jr. of the Vermilion Parish Sheris Oce in Louisiana. e 15-year law enforcement veteran was shot and killed on June 23 while investigating two suspicious suspects. Bares had been mowing his lawn while o-duty when he witnessed a suspicious car crash. When he went to investigate, he was gunned down. e assailants stole his truck as he lay dying. Hes the type of person that would give his shirt o his back to anybody, a cousin said in tribute. Anyone that knows Allen will tell you that he was that kind of person. Bares leaves behind a wife and two children. --Police Ocer Melvin Santiago of the Jersey City Police Department in New Jersey. Santiago, a proud rookie cop who loved his job, was ambushed on July 13 by a homicidal armed robber. Santiago was 23 years old. After Santiagos killer was shot dead by police, the violent Bloods street gang vowed to kill a Jersey City cop and not stop until the National Guard is called out. Al Sharpton, concocter of hate-crimes hoaxes and inciter of violent riots against police, had no comment. 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 Letter to the EditorRandom Thoughts is is not about our great and loved actor/ comedian who recently passed. It is about Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi. Imagine driving in an unfamiliar location and suddenly realizing youve missed the exit. Darn it how far to the next exit and how do I get back? Ive done it, youve done it, and its easy to do! Now take the situation of former U.S. Marine Andrew Tahmooressi (in San Diego receiving PTSD treatment) driving to a destination requiring departure one exit prior to the Mexican border in the metropolis of San Diego, California. Mistakenly he missed his turn and funneled into a busy multi-lane check point into Mexico with no exit (in fact several cases have been documented of ambulances doing the same during emergent response calls). Andrew informs the Mexican border patrol agent he does not desire to enter Mexico; however, the uniformed agent motions him forward. Following orders, Andrew is now in Mexico. Unfortunately he has many belonging in his vehicle post his discharge from the Marine Corp, some of which happens to be three legal rearms, unfortunately not legal in Mexico. Do not pass or go back, proceed directly to a Mexican jail! is is not a game! What happens next is nightmarish. Andrew initially receives poor legal representation, a dirty jail, death threats, with hostile inmates and prison guards. Eventually Andrew is moved to another prison and somewhat safer environment. Last week during one of the rare hearings in the Mexican jurisdiction process, the judge decided to send Andrew back to the original prison. Hopefully it is because it is closer to the border and easy transfer in the near future of Andrew back to the United States, but there has been no explanation and the horizon is grim. Many have tried to help, including a California Congressman and several military veteran organizations, which at this point seems to be of no avail. POTUS has been in Mexico since the arrest and many hoped a good word would be made from Andrews former Commander in Chief to ocials in our neighboring country to help resolve the honest mistake of a U.S. citizen. at hope was apparently a dream or POTUS doesnt have enough clout! I suspect it was a dream and POTUS never mentioned anything to benet the former Marine who served two tours in combat and completed his tours with an honorable discharge. Whats the problem? Is it because Andrews mother Jill is not as physically attractive as Sgt. Berghdals mother? Yes, the woman we saw on television when POTUS stood on the steps of the White House with his arm around her waist celebrating the trade or her son whose questionable actions made him a pawn for the release of eight terrorists who had killed or directed the killing of U.S. and NATO soldiers? POTUS just stated yesterday while on vacation from Marthas Vineyard; Were all part of one American family, while making a statement in his attempt to quell the Ferguson Missouri problem hours after directing not one, but two federal agencies (Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation) to perform separate investigations to help resolve that matter. Mr. President, how about some help for the matter of our American family member Andrew Tahmooressi lost in Mexico? Glen Wilson, Williston, FLLost, Depressed, and Lack Of Proper Support
5A CLASSIFIED ADS 4 WEEKS FOR ONLY $20!Its Our Journal 20/20 Special: Your Ad of 20 Words or Less for 4 Consecutive Weeks, No Changes. $20, 10 Each Additional Word. Word Search Abroad Actor Alert Amused Basic Begun Canyon Cared Chest Compete Crisis Easel Entertainment Essay Except Excusing Exist Feeds Funnier Grows Hasnt Juicy Lines Longer Matches Models Neither Nicer Order Painting Rectangular Released Revolutionary Seesaw Serve Smelt Socks Spare Stamps Stays Stirs Stu Style Successive Swell Times Tossed Utter Pre-Election Circus Breaks Out at Commission Meeting continued from page 1A taking place at the same time under the big tent, providing confusing, amusing and engrossing entertainment for the benet of spectators in the audience. e Journal was not amused nor were some spectators in the audience. Commission Chairman Ryan Bell raged for several minutes as he attempted to paint a dark picture of the Journal using spin to report Chieands request for an Advanced Life Support non-transport truck. Bells own take on the issue was muddied by his own desperation to regain solid political footing as Tuesdays election approaches and the ALS issue continues to haunt him and Commissioner Chad Johnson. To regain his footing, Bell decided to attack the Journal to put his own political spin on the ALS issue and cast himself in a more positive light. Meeks complained about the City of Chieand not answering questions the county had posed about ALS and he said he was oended by suggestions that the county commission was stalling to push the issue past the election. Meeks noted that only two commissioners, Bell and Commissioner Chad Johnson, are up for re-election. ree commissioners are not running for election, he noted. He said Chieand hasnt had an ALS unit for 100 years, so why cant the city wait for six months until the county can explore the issues and come up with a solution. We still believe the county is trying to stall the issue until after the election. e easy way out for the county commission would be to work in any way possible to make it easier for the City of Chieand to obtain an ALS non-transport truck. e county commission must license the truck. e county has far more nancial resources than the city. e county commission receives $2.5 million annually from a 1-cent discretionary surtax that can be expended on county or city operations. ey could oer to help fund the program. Instead they have made the program so expensive that Chieand may never be able to aord the high cost of hiring three full-time paramedics and purchasing an ALS truck loaded with as much life-saving equipment as any ambulance. In raising the costs, commissioners may very well defeat the Chieand ALS project without ever having to make a sensitive political decision that could cost votes in the election. In the Aug. 14 Chieand Citizen, Bell mistakenly wrote that the 1-cent sales tax revenues accrue and are used to pay down the bond fund. e ordinance adopted by the county commission in 1992 states, e proceeds of the surtax shall not be used for the purpose of serving bond indebtedness. e truth is that the entire $2.5 million generated annually by the sales tax ows directly into the county commissions general operating fund and can be used for many purposes including general county or city operations. e money literally disappears into the general operating fund and is never designated for a specic purpose. Its a huge slush fund for this group of county commissioners who pretend to be scal conservatives. Tuesday started badly for Witt when he decided to take a copy of the one-cent sales tax ordinance down to show County Coordinator Freddie Moody in the commission oce complex in the courthouse. When Witt arrived he could see Meeks seated on a chair in Moodys oce doorway. But the long hallway prevented Witt from seeing others in Moodys oce. Turns out, Meeks, Bell, Johnson and Commissioner Danny Stevens were all seated along the wall in Moodys oce chatting about something unrelated to county business as Witt arrived. We wonder if Witts accidental intrusion into this pre-meeting meeting of the county commission made someone a little angry. Oh well. From Witts many long years of covering county commissions in North Florida and North Central Florida, he has gained a degree of wisdom about commissioner ethics and the state Sunshine Law. e Sunshine Law requires all elected ocials in local government to discuss the publics business in advertised public meetings. One attorney in Panama City, who in our opinion had a great deal of integrity, told Bay County Commissioners years ago that they could meet in a group during recesses of county commission meetings as long as they werent discussing the publics business. But he added that if the public perceived that commissioners were violating the Sunshine Law, perception was reality. ey could get into just as much trouble. He advised commissioners to avoid even the appearance of impropriety in their public duties. We suggest Levy County Commissioners do the same and stop meeting as a group in a back room of the courthouse. e Bay County attorneys advice holds true to this day. While we dont know what Levy County Commissioners were talking about Tuesday in the pre-meeting meeting in Moodys oce, perceptions are reality. We can just imagine what they might have been talking about after they gave Witt the cold shoulder and he left the room. Witt wanted to know if commissioners were interested in seeing the 1992 ordinance that created the 1-cent sales tax, or if they had read it. Bell growled that he read it a long time ago and saw no point in reading it again since Witt would write the story and put his spin on the issue. Witt told commissioners the ordinance explained how the money could be spent. Meeks was the only commissioner who asked how the money couldnt be spent. Witt noted that it cant be spent to repay bond issues. He left at that point. e advertised county commission meeting was about 10 minutes away from starting, and the three ring circus was about an hour away. During the meeting, it got crazy early when resident Renate Cannon asked commissioners to explain a paragraph in one of Witts stories noting that the county Department of Public Safety claims to operate two Advanced Life Support trucks, and yet the trucks haul only spare equipment. e trucks are driven by experienced paramedic supervisors who can do anything an ambulance paramedic can do, and so the county calls the trucks ALS non-transport trucks. But the trucks are not ALS non-transport. If the county were to approve Chieands request, the city would have the rst and only certied ALS truck in Levy County. e countys trucks were purchased with a combination of Emergency Medical Services and reghting funding. Cannon was curious about why two types of funding were used to purchase the county trucks. County Attorney Anne Bast Brown said she couldnt provide an answer to Cannons question and said she tries not to rely on newspaper articles for her information. Bell jumped into the discussion, but his answer was convoluted and didnt really provide Cannon with a clear answer. Public Safety Director David Knowles was seated a few feet behind Cannon, but was never asked by Bell to provide an answer. Knowles was the best person to answer Cannons question. County commissions can wield power through the tax money they control. ese commissioners act as though the money they are spending belongs to them. ey give the impression that they believe their prestigious jobs belong to them. Weve got a news ash for commissioners. e money they spend belongs to the people of Levy County, and the same is true of their jobs. County commissioners are only temporary occupants of their positions. e voters will decide if they keep those jobs. We also feel a need to refresh Commissioner Meeks sense of common courtesy. Late last week Witt was walking into the courthouse when Meeks stopped and asked to chat. He walked up nose to nose with Witt and asked if he had ever threatened Witt. Witt said he couldnt recall any threats. Meeks said a man told him that he had threatened Witt. It seemed a bit odd that Meeks would walk up to Witt and face him nose to nose to ask a question he could have voiced from a few feet away. Ironically the question was about threats. It was curious to say the least. Was it a case of more intimidation? You be the judge. e Journal is not backing down. Levy County Ordinance No. 92-3On Sept. 10, 1992 Levy County Ordinance 92-3 was passed by a super majority, 4-1, of the Levy County Commission to levy a one-cent discretionary sales surtax. We are providing a very short synopsis of the uses and non-uses listed but you can see the entire ordinance signed by then Chairman W. S. Yearty and attested to by then Clerk Douglas M. McKoy on our website at: www.levyjournalonline.com e surtax can be used for xed capital outlay, xed capital expenditures, reconstruction, improvement of public facilities that have a life expectancy of ve or more years, any land acquisition, land improvement, design and related engineering costs and for operation of local government, both county and city. It cannot be used for servicing bond indebtedness.
6A Bronson Middle School Welcomes New Faculty MembersBronson Middle High School is pleased to introduce these new faculty members to the community. (Back Row) Mrs. D. Turner Mathematics; Mrs. A. Palmer History and Psychology; Mrs. J. Gilpin English/Language Arts; (Front Row) Mrs. K. Warren mathematics and ESE; Mr. J. Smith Physical Education; Mrs. C. Neill Science; Mrs. K. Varnes Continuing Diversied Education. We are happy to have them join our school family and wish them and their students a successful year. submitted by Bronson Middle School journalism. Levy County Schools Oer a Very Dierent Type of Fueling Statione School Board of Levy County is ready to fuel up the students of the community by joining in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for schools who participate in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. A healthy breakfast and lunch will be provided each day at no charge for ALL students! A new program will also be greeting students as they return to school this year a breakfast grab and go program, e Fueling Station...for Students on the Go! rough a grant opportunity with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and Action for Healthy Kids, attractive breakfast carts were purchased and will be strategically placed at school sites for students to grab and go breakfast as they depart their school buses, vehicles, or are dropped o by their parents. rough this program more students will have the opportunity to participate in the school breakfast program and we are excited about the possibilities. Students will realize the academic advantage at the beginning of the school year as we help them lay the foundation for sound nutrition habits and prepare for optimal academic performance and attendance. e breakfast carts will also be a vital wellness vehicle to educate our students about the importance of a nutritionally sound breakfast via demonstration. Preparing our students through adequate nutrition will help improve their academic performance, preparing them for standardized testing sooner, rather than later. School nutrition sta will pack breakfast meals (hot and cold) to be picked up from the breakfast cart and then placed in a designated, high trac area. Working with the school site Food Service Manager, the process for Grab and Go will be determined by each schools administration. Please help us support this program and encourage your students to stop by e Fueling Station...for Students on the Go! information submitted by Becky Tyson, SBLC Coordinator for Food, Nutrition and Wellness Check out the new Food, Nutrition and Wellness website to view the updated menus at: http://levyfnw.levyschools.org/r/default. asp?iId=EFDMJKL
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8A e Log Cabin Quilters met ursday, August 14th at the Levy County Quilt Museum. It was a show and tell day. Marie had nished the Christmas wall hanging that had been donated and Ailien came in with two wall hangings. Alice Mae brought in three old crocheted wall hangings that she had done many years ago. e crochet thread that she used isnt made anymore. Marie from Chieand came out with Evelyn Etheridge and was surprised by all the items in the Museum. We hope she will visit again. Greg and the boys from Lancaster were out in spite of the rain. We found inside chores that needed to be done. Next week, the lawn should keep them busy. anks Lancaster. e rst Saturday in October will be Quilt Days at Dudley Farms State Park between Newberry and Gainesville. We will be there as well as some of our old quilts. Make plans to visit Dudley Farms and learn a little about the turn of the century in the early 1900s. Well be open that day also. Christmas wall hanging completed by Marie. The wall hanging was partially completed when it was donated. Ailiens Duck Wall Hanging. It would be perfect in a sportsmans den.Log Cabin Quilters By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterDespite heavy rainfall in many areas of the region, June and July were two of the driest months on record in some parts of the Suwannee River Water Management District, according to Executive Director Ann B. Shortelle. She told Levy County Commissioners Tuesday that despite the two months of dry weather regular rainfall seems to be coming back and aquifer levels and stream ow conditions throughout the district are normal or higher than normal. Shortelle said springs have also returned to normal or above normal ows. eyre as beautiful as they have been in a decade, she said. She said 150 million gallons a day of fresh water ows from Manatee Springs and Fanning Springs combined. Shortelle said the district is improving its scientic data collection in an eort to deal with regional drawdowns of the aquifer. She said Levy County stands at the fringe of the drawdown areas. e water district is a member of the North Florida Regional Water Supply Partnership which is attempting to deal with drawdown issues. e reality is water doesnt stop at your county boundary any more than it stops at other county boundaries, Shortelle said. SRWMD is also working with a cost share program to assist farmers and ranchers with improving water conservation and eciency of water use. She said 13 million gallons of water is being saved each day through the cost share program. As part of her presentation to commissioners, Shortelle presented the board with a check for $30,401 for payment in lieu of taxes. e payment in lieu of taxes program has existed for many years, but this year the Florida Legislature did not support the program. She encouraged commissioners to contact their legislative delegation. In other news, commissioners agreed to provide a letter of support to the Chieand City Commission for their application to the Florida Department of Economic Developments Competitive Florida Technical Assistance Program Grant. e city is interested in developing economic strategies for the city. e Chieand Vision Committee is actively working towards these goals, according to City Manager Mary Ellzey. e grant money could be a good funding source to hire an engineer, architect or planner to assist in designing a revitalization project. One of the requirements was a letter of support from the county commission. In an unrelated matter, commissioners approved a resolution supporting the designation of a portion of U.S. 19/98 in Otter Creek as Deputy Sheri Atticus Haywood Ellzey Memorial Highway. A copy of the resolution adopted by commissioners will be sent to the Florida Legislative Delegation. State lawmakers representing Levy County would introduce a local bill to make the designation possible. e Florida Department of Transportation commended the Levy County Transit bus system for the high level of safety and security for its buses. FDOTs Transit System Safety and Security Compliance Audit team audited the transit system. e Department nds that the Agency is well run by seasoned management and sta, very knowledgeable with supporting transit services in compliance with Florida statutes in general and Rule Chapter 14-90 in particular, the executive summary said. e report also found deciencies the transit system must address including qualication, selection and training of drivers; bus maintenance and event investigation. e transit system is required to address the concerns and submit a corrective action plan. Commissioner Mike Joyner was absent from this meeting.Commissioners Receive Check for Payment in Lieu of Taxes from SRWMD Director Williston Moves to Prohibit Illegal Synthetic Drugs continued from page 1AWilliston Attempting to Strengthen City Noise Ordinance continued from page 1A was killed. Strow said part of the problem with synthetic drugs is that the manufacturers can change one ingredient and escape prosecution because the drug has a dierent chemical makeup. is is one way to close the loophole, Strow said. e ordinance says health warnings have been issued by public health authorities regarding the adverse eects of synthetic drugs that mimic the eects of marijuana, PCP, cocaine and methamphetamines. ese substances are easily manufactured and distributed as innocuous over-thecounter products in various retail outlets, including local gas stations and convenience stores. e proliferation of these products presents a serious public health risk, especially to children and teens, the ordinance said. Strow said he doesnt want these drugs pushed in Williston. He believes the ordinance will give police the authority to keep these drugs o the market in Williston. a reasonable person of normal sensibilities; exceeds the sound level limits set for by the ordinance, or is plainly audible. Noise meters do factor into the ordinance. e new law sets maximum sound levels during the day and night and the maximum amount of time a disturbing noise can be made. ere are exemptions from the ordinance such a non-amplied human voice. However, yelling, shouting, whistling, hooting or generally creating a noise disturbance during the nighttime hours in a residential area in other than a time of emergency is prohibited. e sounds of emergency vehicles like police cars and re engines are exempted from the ordinance. Sounds made by non-amplied public speaking activities on public property or public right-of-ways are allowed if the events are legally authorized. Sounds produced by organized sports events, reworks or by permitted parades on a public right-of-way or public property are exempt. e ordinance doesnt cover every conceivable noise issue. Council President Jason Cason said he can hear Crab Fest clearly if the wind is blowing from the right direction. e sound of trains coming through town is allowed. Strow says the sound of a Jake Brake on big trucks could result in a ticket under the new ordinance. City Attorney Fred Koberlein said rst time violators will be given a warning.Bronsons Broken Water Pipe May Lead to More Shuto Valves continued from page 1A e city closed on a loan last week for the sewer project. e city is planning a groundbreaking for the project at 10:45 a.m. on Sept. 23 near the Dogan Cobb Municipal Building.In other news: e town council will meet ursday at the James H. Cobb Park to discuss where to build the proposed multipurpose building/gymnasium. Several sites have been discussed. Clerk Kelli Brettel said the Florida Department of Environmental Protection has approved the towns plan for a nature trail, picnic area and nature overlook along the cypress head swamp at the back of the Cobb Park. DEP has made it clear the town must develop the 10 acres at the back of the park with recreational facilities before it can build the multipurpose building. e 20-acre site on the west side of the park was slated to be developed with a $20,000 grant the town received many years ago, but the grant was never used. She said the town will solicit quotes from contractors qualied to build the 5-foot wide nature trail and overlook. Brettel said Verizon is moving forward rapidly with plans to construct a 195-foot cell tower in the northwest corner of Cobb Park. e company surveyed the entire park. e town will have to clear the 100 by 100 footprint for the cell tower. e town will receive $1,000 of revenue monthly as part of a lease arrangement. Brettel said the town is nishing paperwork connected with the project. Dunford said the towns water tower is leaking from a couple of spots at the bottom of the tank. He said the leaks grew worse over the weekend. A company has been hired to drain the tank and install two relief valves to x the problem. e tank was scheduled to be drained on Tuesday. Dunford said water pressure might drop a little.
On August 15th, members from the AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary #88 of Bronson went to the Bronson Elementary School to stock the shelves for the new school year. Every year for the past nine years the auxiliary has donated school supplies for students in need at BES. e shelves are stocked with supplies such as notebooks, composition books, pens, pencils, glue sticks, and crayons. e auxiliary also stocks the shelves throughout the school year. e auxiliary depends on donations and fundraisers in order to purchase school supplies. Donations are accepted at Post 88 located at 10050 N.E. State Road 24 in Bronson. submitted by Natalie Cartagena Editors Note: If you are really busy but would like to help out the students at BES, you could just send a little something or a big something to these Ladies and they are more than willing to put it all together for the kids. anks Ladies of the AMVETS Auxiliary for your eorts.AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Donates School Supplies to Bronson Elementary School Pictured from left to right are: Natalie Cartagena (2nd Vice President), Pat Meeks (Honorary Member), and Arlene Lang (Chaplain and School Coordinator). By Terry WittSenior Staff Writer Bronson High Schools football team will travel to Wildwood Friday for a Fall Classic and their rst game of the season. e game is at 7 p.m. Coach Cameron Porch said the team had two very good weeks of practice and performed well at a summer camp at Webber International College when the Eagles played against much bigger schools. Bronson played LaBelle High School, Santa Fe Catholic and Bartow High School, a Class 7A team. He said the Eagles gained condence after the rst day when they realized they could match up well against bigger schools. We held our own, Porch said. But Fridays game against Wildwood will be the rst taste of combat for the Eagles since summer camp. After Wildwood, the Eagles will travel to Chieand for the rst regular season game on Aug. 29. Bronsons strength lies in its senior dominated oensive and defensive lines that moved the ball well in the spring classic against two larger schools, including Williston. e Eagles are a power running squad that can pass o running plays or drop back in the pocket to throw the long ball. e team is led by Jason Ranalli, a 210-pound quarterback who can run the ball o the option. Porch said he is trying to get Ranalli to drop 10 pounds of weight before the season starts. Losing weight would add to his speed. e Eagle defensive secondary has improved considerably during the past two weeks of practice and during a summer of 7 on 7 drills, according to Porch. He said they pleasantly surprised him. e seniors on the oensive and defensive lines improved their strength considerably over the summer months. Porch was pleased with their eort. He said seniors often dont gain as much strength over the summer as younger players. Bronson players appeared ready for Fridays fall classic after the opening day of classes Monday, and so were the coaches. ey spent a good bit of time watching computer videos of Wildwood in action. is is a good opening game for us, Porch said. Bronson Headed to Fall Classic in Wildwood Friday Eagle Quarterback Jason Ranalli hands the ball to running back Brian Shepherd in Mondays practice. Photo by Terry Witt. Bronson quarterback Jason Ranalli takes a practice snap from center Justis Durden. Photo by Terry Witt. On ursday, August 13, 2014, the Ladies Auxiliary of AMVETS Suwannee River Post 422 presented children from Old Town Elementary School with school supplies for the coming school year. e Ladies Auxiliary, as well as AMVETS and Sons of AMVETS members, have been collecting money and school supplies for the last month. Over $900 was raised and collected for this project. Karen Tillis, Principal of Old Town Elementary School, met the group and introduced them to the children who were meeting their teachers and getting their bus assignments for the upcoming year. is is a project that is sponsored every year by the Ladies Auxiliary of AMVETS Post 422. Pictured L-R: John Loucks, Wendy Luzader, Teresa Ingram, Peggy Fowler and Vickie Daniels. Not shown in picture: Toni Tourville, the camera lady.As summer draws to an end, it is time to start preparations for the 2015 Suwannee River Fair. e General Meeting for the Suwannee River Fair & Livestock Association will be held on: Tuesday, September 2nd, 7:00 p.m., at the Suwannee River Fair Pavilion in Fanning Springs. Elections for seats on the Board of Directors will be held at this meeting. e Dixie County seats that are to be lled are currently held by: Greg Sanchez and Todd Begue. e Levy County seats that are to be lled are currently held by: Frank Dola and Vadin Barber. e Gilchrist County seats that are to be lled are currently held by Earl (Peewee) Jones and Hugh omas. e Director at Large seat will also be lled and it is currently held by Michelle Walker-Crawford. Nominees must be present. You must be a fair member to vote. Membership: Members must be at least 18 years old. Students grade K-12 or home schooled equivalent in Dixie, Levy or Gilchrist counties are not eligible to be members. e annual dues are $5.00 per person, payable to the Suwannee River Fair. Dues can be submitted at the General Meeting or mailed to: P O Box 252, Trenton, FL 32693. If you choose to submit your dues by mail, please be sure to include your name, address, telephone and the county in which you live. Only members in good standing will be eligible to vote (dues paid before or at the General Meeting). A second meeting will be held on: Tuesday, September 23rd, 7:00 p.m to review changes to the fair rules for 2015 and to address questions. is meeting will be held at the fair pavilion. e board would like to encourage FFA Advisors, 4H Leaders and Parents to attend this meeting. e Board of Directors and Show Superintendents will be on hand to answer any questions. Please make a note of these important dates: Weigh in/ Tag inFat steer September 27, 2014, 7 9 a.m. Feeder steer December 5, 2014, 3 6 p.m. Swine December 6, 2014, 7 9:30 a.m. Heifer December 6, 2014, 10 a.m. 12 p.m. General Election September 2nd, 2014 at 7 p.m.Parent/Advisor Leader Meeting Tuesday September 23rd, 2014 at 7 pm to review all new rules and ask questions of the superintendents and board members Any Questions? Contact Marti at 352/262-1829.Suwannee River Fair News!AMVETS Suwannee River Post 422 Ladies Auxiliary Presents School Supplies to Children at Old Town Elementary
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 21 High 12:27 AM 3.0 7:04 AM Rise 3:41 AM 19 21 Low 5:27 AM 1.9 8:06 PM Set 5:27 PM 21 High 11:28 AM 3.9 21 Low 6:50 PM 0.5 F 22 High 1:08 AM 3.2 7:05 AM Rise 4:32 AM 12 22 Low 6:25 AM 1.7 8:05 PM Set 6:08 PM 22 High 12:21 PM 4.0 22 Low 7:29 PM 0.4 Sa 23 High 1:41 AM 3.4 7:05 AM Rise 5:23 AM 6 23 Low 7:11 AM 1.5 8:04 PM Set 6:47 PM 23 High 1:06 PM 4.1 23 Low 8:02 PM 0.3 Su 24 High 2:10 AM 3.5 7:06 AM Rise 6:15 AM 2 24 Low 7:51 AM 1.2 8:03 PM Set 7:23 PM 24 High 1:46 PM 4.2 24 Low 8:32 PM 0.3 M 25 High 2:37 AM 3.6 7:06 AM Rise 7:06 AM 0 25 Low 8:27 AM 1.1 8:02 PM Set 7:58 PM 25 High 2:23 PM 4.2 25 Low 9:00 PM 0.4 Tu 26 High 3:02 AM 3.7 7:07 AM Rise 7:58 AM 0 26 Low 9:02 AM 0.9 8:01 PM Set 8:32 PM 26 High 2:58 PM 4.1 26 Low 9:27 PM 0.5 W 27 High 3:27 AM 3.8 7:07 AM Rise 8:50 AM 1 27 Low 9:36 AM 0.8 8:00 PM Set 9:06 PM 27 High 3:33 PM 4.0 27 Low 9:55 PM 0.6Suwannee River EntranceTh 21 High 12:33 AM 2.6 7:04 AM Rise 3:41 AM 19 21 Low 5:45 AM 1.8 8:07 PM Set 5:28 PM 21 High 11:34 AM 3.4 21 Low 7:08 PM 0.5 F 22 High 1:14 AM 2.8 7:05 AM Rise 4:32 AM 12 22 Low 6:43 AM 1.6 8:06 PM Set 6:09 PM 22 High 12:27 PM 3.5 22 Low 7:47 PM 0.4 Sa 23 High 1:47 AM 3.0 7:06 AM Rise 5:24 AM 6 23 Low 7:29 AM 1.4 8:05 PM Set 6:47 PM 23 High 1:12 PM 3.6 23 Low 8:20 PM 0.3 Su 24 High 2:16 AM 3.1 7:06 AM Rise 6:15 AM 2 24 Low 8:09 AM 1.1 8:04 PM Set 7:24 PM 24 High 1:52 PM 3.7 24 Low 8:50 PM 0.3 M 25 High 2:43 AM 3.2 7:07 AM Rise 7:07 AM 0 25 Low 8:45 AM 1.0 8:03 PM Set 7:58 PM 25 High 2:29 PM 3.7 25 Low 9:18 PM 0.4 Tu 26 High 3:08 AM 3.3 7:07 AM Rise 7:59 AM 0 26 Low 9:20 AM 0.9 8:01 PM Set 8:32 PM 26 High 3:04 PM 3.6 26 Low 9:45 PM 0.5 W 27 High 3:33 AM 3.3 7:08 AM Rise 8:51 AM 1 27 Low 9:54 AM 0.8 8:00 PM Set 9:06 PM 27 High 3:39 PM 3.5 27 Low 10:13 PM 0.6Withlacoochee River EntranceTh 21 High 12:34 AM 2.7 7:03 AM Rise 3:40 AM 19 21 Low 6:22 AM 1.8 8:05 PM Set 5:26 PM 21 High 11:35 AM 3.5 21 Low 7:45 PM 0.5 F 22 High 1:15 AM 2.9 7:04 AM Rise 4:31 AM 12 22 Low 7:20 AM 1.6 8:04 PM Set 6:07 PM 22 High 12:28 PM 3.6 22 Low 8:24 PM 0.4 Sa 23 High 1:48 AM 3.1 7:04 AM Rise 5:22 AM 6 23 Low 8:06 AM 1.4 8:03 PM Set 6:46 PM 23 High 1:13 PM 3.7 23 Low 8:57 PM 0.3 Su 24 High 2:17 AM 3.2 7:05 AM Rise 6:14 AM 2 24 Low 8:46 AM 1.1 8:02 PM Set 7:22 PM 24 High 1:53 PM 3.8 24 Low 9:27 PM 0.3 M 25 High 2:44 AM 3.3 7:05 AM Rise 7:05 AM 0 25 Low 9:22 AM 1.0 8:01 PM Set 7:56 PM 25 High 2:30 PM 3.8 25 Low 9:55 PM 0.4 Tu 26 High 3:09 AM 3.4 7:06 AM Rise 7:57 AM 0 26 Low 9:57 AM 0.9 8:00 PM Set 8:30 PM 26 High 3:05 PM 3.7 26 Low 10:22 PM 0.5 W 27 High 3:34 AM 3.5 7:06 AM Rise 8:49 AM 1 27 Low 10:31 AM 0.8 7:59 PM Set 9:04 PM 27 High 3:40 PM 3.6 27 Low 10:50 PM 0.6Weather Forecast http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/bronson-/32621/daily-weather-forecast/332291 BRANFORDBranford Camera Club Workshop Aug. 21As an exception to our no meeting in August tradition, the Branford Camera Club is making an exception this year to t in a Mat and Frame Workshop in preparation for our Fall Photo Show. Our workshop will be held on the third urs., August 21, at Hatch Park Community Center, 403 SE Craven St., Branford. Prior to the meeting, we will gather at Cuzins Restaurant across the street from Scas Market at 5:00 PM for dinner. Community Center doors will open at 6:30 PM. is workshop is FREE and open to the public, as are all of our meetings Visit our Facebook page at Branford Camera Club or contact us at email@example.com. For more information, please contact:Carolyn Hogue, Program Chair, 386/935-2044; Rob Wolfe, Publicity Chair, 386/362-6771; EstaEberhardt, Creative Consultant, 386/623-0111; Gary Kueppers, Technical Consultant, 386/362-6957; Skip Weigel, Technical Consultant, 386/935-1382.BRONSONBronson Town Council Meeting Sept. 1e next meeting of the Bronson Town Council will be Sept. 1 at the Dogan S. CobbMunicipalBuilding. 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.orgThe 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.CEDAR KEYCedar Key Chamber of Commerce Labor Day Auction Aug. 31e Cedar Key Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Labor Day Weekend Auction on Sun. Aug. 31 at the Island Room Restaurant. Auctiongoers will nd great deals on lodgings, dining, shing, ne art, gifts, fresh clams and more. As the organization`s largest fundraiser of the year, the auction plays a vital role in keeping the Chamber and e Cedar Key Welcome Center operational. All items are donated by local businesses, residents and artists. Many items are auctioned for a fraction of their valueproviding a great opportunity to save money and help the Cedar Key business community serve our guests at e Welcome Center. It`s a fun time with for all who attend. Come for the early viewing of auction items at 12:30 p.m.Cedar Key City Council Meeting Sept. 2e next Cedar Key City Council is Sept. 2 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.Cedar Key Pirate Invasion Sept. 12th 14thCome and enjoy a unique weekend in e Best Little Pirate Town in Florida. e Cedar Key Pirates in Paradies and pirate-friendly folks of Cedar Key on Florida`s Nature Coast are inviting pirates and pirate crews from all over to discover our beautiful, historic town and the pristine waters that surround us.CHIEFLANDPancakes for Haven Fundraiser Aug. 23e Gathering Table, 116 N. Main St., Chieand is hosting a Pancakes for Haven fundraiser on Aug. 23 from 6:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Show your support for Haven Hospice by purchasing a delicious pancake breakfast and 10 percent of all the morning sales will be donated to Haven Hospice and patients and families in the Tri-Counties area. For more information, call e Gathering Table at 352/4931590.e Chieand Farmers will be held at the Train Depot Park in downtown Chieand. e Grand Opening will be Saturday, August 23rd from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM. It will continue on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month thereafter. Seasonal/Fresh/Local food & entertainment. Vendors needed. For more information please call the Chieand Chamber at 352/493-1849.e next Chieand City Commission meeting will be on Mon. Aug. 25 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.Levy County Beekeepers Club Sept. 4e 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.Zumbathon Charity Event Sept. 6Join Zumba instructor Sarah Beth Pergrossi & Guest instructors, for a 90 minute Zumba class to benet TriCounty Resources, Inc. is event will be held on Sat. Sept. 6, and start at 10:00 AM at the Tommy Usher Community Center. For more information please call 352-493-4627.SVP Meeting Sept. 8e Suwannee Valley Players meet on the second Monday of the month now with the next meeting being Mon. Sept. 8 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.CITRUS COUNTYe Citrus County Craft Council will present their 25th Annual Harvest Moon Craft Show on Sat. Aug. 30 from 9 AM to 3 PM to be held this year at the new temporary location Citrus County Auditorium, 3610 S. Florida Ave., Inverness, FL, adjacent to the Fairgrounds. e show will benet 832 K-9s Deputy Dogs, a non-prot that trains bloodhounds for use by law enforcement for search and rescue. Lots of crafts including: knitted and crocheted items, ceramics, jewelry, hand-sewn items, unusual wood-worked items, soaps, handbags, shell art, oral designs and delectable edibles. Raes for crafts will be held. Free parking and no admission charge rain or shine. For more info call: Vanessa @ 352/527-3378 or Patti @ 352/503-6329.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.GAINESVILLEe Gainesville Sewing Circle will be meeting on August 27 from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM at the Senior Recreation Center, 5701 N. W. 34th Street, Gainesville. For information about the Gainesville Sewing Circle, contact neighborhood group leaders Barbara Cannon, (352) 331-2893 or Kathy Nelson, (331) 7431.HORSESHOE BEACHCome out and enjoy this years Florida Cracker Seafood Festival in beautiful Horseshoe Beach. ere will be fun and festivities for old and young alike. Festivities are from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM. For more information please call Contact us at Info@oridacrackerseafoodfestival.com or (352) 498-8178.continued on page 6BAround the Nature Coast WRPC Board of Directors Meeting Aug. 21e next meeting of the WRPC Board of Directors will be held on urs. Aug. 21 at 7:00 PM. e meeting will be held at the Withlacoochee Regional Planning Council oce, located at 1241 SW 10th St, Ocala. For more information please call 352-732-1315.e Southwest Florida Water Management Districts Governing Board will hold its monthly meeting on Tues., Aug. 26 at 9 AM at the Tampa Service Oce, 7601 Highway 301 North. To view the Governing Board meeting online, visit Watermatters.org and click on the Live Video Stream link. e video stream link becomes active and the live video feed begins approximately 15 minutes before the scheduled meeting time. e meeting agenda and meeting materials are posted one week before the meeting, and can be found online at Watermatters.org and click on the Boards, Meetings & Events Calendar link.Elder Options will hold a public meeting on Aug. 27 at 10 AM to which all are invited to attend in Conference Room A, 100 SW 75 Street, Suite 301, Gainesville, FL 32607.Levy County BoCC Sept. 2e Levy County Board of County Commissioners will meet on Tues. Sept. 2 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.Do You Have Questions About Medicare?Do you have questions about your options for Medicare, Medicare/Medicaid, Disability, Supplemental Insurance, Part D Prescription Drug Plans, or Medicare Billings? If you do, come see SHINE, a volunteer program with the Florida Department of Elder Aairs, for one-on-one counseling. SHINE Provides free, unbiased and condential assistance. If you cannot come to a site call the Elder Helpline at 1-800-262-2243 to be referred to a SHINE Volunteer near you. SHINE will be at: Wed. Sept 3 10:00 AM-Noon Williston Public Library Wed. Sept 3 1:30-3:30 PM Bronson Public Library Wed. Sept 17 9:00-Noon Chieand Sr Ctr Health Fair Wed. Sept 17 1:30-3:30 PM Chieand Senior CenterWWII Vets and Proud of It Meets Sept. 11e World War II Vets and Proud of It will meet urs. Sept. 11 at ABC Pizza in Chieand. We meet every second urs. at 11:30 AM; some arrive at 11:00. For more information please call Virginia Lewis at 352/528-2310. If you know anyone that would like to attend ask them. anks.Calling All WWII Veterans in Levy Countye 2014 Levy County Veterans Day Parade will be held on November 8th, 2014 starting at 11:00 AM. e parade this year will be held in the Town of Inglis. e Town of Inglis will dedicate a Veterans Memorial after the parade. e parade committee meets every 3rd Monday of each month at 6:00 PM in the Town Hall of Inglis. e public is invited to attend. We would appreciate any and all support so that we can make this event a day to remember. Our meetings are on 7/21, 8/18, 9/15 and 10/20/2014. For more information contact Ruth Ruppert at 352/246-3834 (cell) or 352/447-0236 (home). Please come out and join us. Due to constraints of space in print the complete Community Calendar is available at our website at: www.LevyJournalOnline.com for your convenience.
3B Obituaries Worship Directory Come and Worship 8:30 a.m. Free Breakfast/Devotion 9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship 7:00 p.m. 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 6:30pmPastor Je Buchanan451 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 Its Best to Shoot Straight with God Church CalendarEveryone is invited to the Full Gospel Outreach Saturday Night Gospel Sing Sat. Aug. 23 at 7:00 PM. e featured group will be River Jordan from Ocala Florida. As always there will be no admission charge for the sing, a free-will love oering will be received. Full Gospel Outreach Church is located just 3 miles North of the Chieand Walmart on HWY 19. For more information call 352/221-2003, or 352/493-1175 or visit www.oldtimechurch.comCommunity Movie Nite Aug. 31e Chieand Ministerial Association would like to invite the Community to a free Movie Nite on Sunday, August 31st at 6:00 pm at Lighthouse Word Church, featuring the popular, God Is Not Dead movie. Popcorn and drinks will be served. e Lighthouse is located at 2414 Alt. 27, Chieand, FL. Call 493-1554 for more information.Fish Dinner at Holy Family Catholic Church Sept. 12Fish Dinner on Fri., Sept. 12 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. Sept. 17 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. e tale of how I acquired my new Browning rie has become legendary around the oce, at least to those married guys with direct deposit like me. eyve made me tell it again and again. I dont even have to exaggerate to have them sit there and stare at me in awe. I can almost see their little wheels spinning. Often one of them will pull me to the side, Listen, I got my eye on this new big screen. You got any suggestions? ey refuse to even consider I may have acquired that rie innocently, with hardly any conniving. e rie came about on this wise. My little brother Heath had taken to spinning our childhood tales every day at lunch in our work break room. Unfortunately, a lot of his recollection seemed to center on how I used to bully him. Its not that I didnt enjoy hearing about my glory days, but he was really rallying a lot of sympathy at my expense. I knew Id better quash his thunder a bit. I thought and thought, but only one solution came to mind; and since Heath was more rightly classied as a younger brother now than a little one, I had a few reservations about trying bullying him again. I just couldnt gure out what to do. en the thought hit me, youre a Christian now, You could always pray! So I did. I laid the whole twisted tale out there on the table before God. Big mistake! Or at least I thought so at the time. e Lord seemed to side with dumb ole Heath! He wrenched me out like a wet beach towel and hung me out under such conviction that I began to have a series of very strange thoughts, like I might need to make it up to Heath or something. en an idea hit me. Begrudgingly, I knew what I must do. I gathered my courage and took my plans to the boss. My wife listened intently, and even seemed genuinely sympathetic when I told her how bad I felt for whomping that little wimp all those years. In fact, she was close to tears by the end of my speech, so I nished strong, It would just mean the world to me if I could just get him that new Browning rie hes been hankering for. Maybe shed heard some of Heaths sob stories before, because she simply snied and uttered the words every husband longs to hear. Ill get the checkbook. e next day we got that knucklehead a brand new Browning. I was sorely tempted to skip town and keep it for myself. en the thought hit me, e Lord is already in it, I better just stick with the plan. So I did. I wrapped the gun up in some old Christmas paper and dropped it o by Heaths house that night while he was out. I left him a note explaining how I just wanted to be a good brother for once. I guess I even meant it, because it kind of felt good. Heath called me later. Id never heard him more excited. He chattered on and on about that rie. en he sprung it on me. He and his wife had been talking. Since hed already saved up the money to buy a rie for himself, they wanted to use it to buy me one just like it. Of course, I put up a good ght and all, but then the thought hit me, Who was I to rob poor ole Heath of all the joy this giving stu was bringing? It turns out shooting straight with God was a good idea after all. Once I enlisted Gods help He hit me with one good idea after another! Maybe thats what King David meant when he said, ( Trust in Him at all times, you people; Pour out your heart before Him; God is a refuge for us. Selah Psalms 62:8 KJV). You dont have to read very much of the Psalms to realize King David wasnt afraid to share things with God; good, bad, or ugly. He just laid his feelings right out there. God didnt strike him down or anything. In fact, I think the Lord actually honored him for it. It may be a crazy thought, but what if God already knows about all our secret rubbish? What if Hes glad when we nally get real enough with ourselves that we can get real with Him? It worked for King David. He just stayed right there on the potters wheel, and God was able to shape quite a man out of him. But anywaySometimes you can almost see my wifes wheels spinning when I pull out my new rie. Yet she cant deny the whole situation has helped to bring Heath and me closer. In fact, Heaths turned out to be just about the best brother ever. Odd really, for someone who once accused me of giving him dain bramage.Guy Sheeld www.butanyway.orgDAVID GORE August 30, 1955 August 2014 David Gore, walked into the arms of Jesus at his home in Chieand at the age of 58, surrounded by his family. David was born August 30, 1955 to David C. Gore Sr. and Violet Geiger Lester. He lived and worked in Chieand all of his life, retiring from Central Florida Electric Co-op, after his diagnosis, with 41 years of service. David is a born again believer of the Baptist Faith and loved spending time outdoors with his family and friends, especially in Gulf Hammock hunting. David was pre-deceased by his father, David C. Gore Sr., his stepfather, Floyd Lester, and his brother Greg (Connie) Gore. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 38 years, Karen; his two sons and daughters-in-Love, Jared and Kyndal, Jason and Stephanie; and his two hunting buddies, granddaughters, Brylan and Baylor; his mother, Violet Lester; sister and brother-in-law, Susan and James Horne; his in-laws that loved him like their own, G.C. and Jackie Cannon; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Judy and Craig Mikell; nieces and nephews; and his hunting buddy John (Angie) Jordan and a slew of coworkers and friends. Visitation was Friday, August 15, 2014 from 5-7:00 p.m. at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services Chapel and Funeral Services were Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 10 a.m. at Concord Baptist Church of Chieand with Pastor Jamie Brock and Dr. Greg Douglas ociating. Burial followed at Antioch Cemetery in Chieand. Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services1301 N. Young Blvd. Chieand, FL.32626; 352/493-0050 was honored to serve the Gore Family. Condolences may be oered by visiting our website at www.hiers-baxley.com RANDALL RAY SHINALL May 5, 1945 August 13, 2014 Mr. Randall Ray Shinall of Trenton, Florida passed away Wednesday, August 13, 2013 at Haven Hospice of the TriCounties. He was 69. Mr. Shinall was born in Cartersville, Georgia on May 5, 1945. He was a plasterer and stucco installer who took great pride in his work. He recently moved to Trenton from Covington, Georgia and enjoyed watching NASCAR racing. He was a non-denominational Christian. Mr. Shinall was preceded in death by brothers, Buddy Johnson and Danny Shinall and sister, Etta Jane Johnson. He is survived by his daughters, Mary Sue Shinall of Cummings, Ga. and Candy Rae Smith of Tallahassee; brothers: Rickey Shinall of Cross City, Jerry Sullivan of High Springs, Tommy Gibson of Valdosta, Ga. and Jimmy Shinall of Cross City; sisters: Brenda Cannon of Old Town, Mary Gail Shinall of Covington, Ga., Judy Dale Lott of Chula, Ga., Marie Howard of Wellford, South Carolina and Joyce Barber of Cato, New York; and 4 grandchildren. A memorial service was held at Suwannee River Baptist Church Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements were placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352/498-5400. HELEN PAULINE PADILLA December 5, 1927 August 14, 2014 Mrs. Helen Pauline Padilla, of Bell, Florida passed away at the age of 86 on ursday, August 14, 2014 at Lafayette Health Care Center. Mrs. Padilla was born in Sanford, Florida on December 5, 1927. She moved to Bell with her family 36 years ago. She worked for General Electric but her life was always that of a Pastors wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in Bell, attended all church functions, was a Sunday school teacher, a member of WMU and GAs and a Mentor. Mrs. Padilla enjoyed sewing, working in the yard, needlework and swimming. Mrs. Padilla was preceded in death by her parents Morris Sjoblom and Lula Whitley; step-father, Wilbur Whitley; daughter, Candy Dyson; brothers, Morris Buck Sjoblom and John Sjoblom and sisters, Charlotte Mayes and Gladys Fahle. She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Rev. Frank Padilla, Sr. of Bell; son, Frank (Mary Jo) Padilla, Jr. of Bell; daughters, Penny Miller of Cross City and Melody (Dwayne) Rollison of Cross City; brothers, Wilbur (Jean) Whitley, Jr. of Bell and Rodney (Diane) Whitley of Lafayette, Louisiana; 11 grandchildren, and 20 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Corbin ociating. Interment followed at Sonshine Memorial Gardens. Arrangements have been placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352/498-5400.MARY EDITH HEWITTMrs. Mary Edith Hewitt of Old Town, Florida passed away at the age of 96 on Saturday, August 16, 2014. Mrs. Hewitt, her husband and father, who sold the original washing machine patent to Mr. H. L. Maytag, served as real continued on page 8B
4B TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) 05 of the sale of 2005 has follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): MARGARET OR MARK SULLIVAN LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 1, BLOCK 13, UNIVERSITY OAKS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1 PAGE 15, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: DARRELL L. WILLIAMS of Florida. DATED this 30th DAY OF JULY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 2014, Aug 21, 2014, Aug 28, 2014. TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of the sale of 2009 has follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): COASTAL WOODLANDS LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 46, SUWANNEE RIVER FOREST, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SE CORNER OF THE NW1/4 OF THE NE1/4 OF SECTION 10, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 13 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN ON THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID NW1/4 OF THE NE1/4; N 88 DEGREES 35 11 W, 550.00 FEET; THENCE RUN N 00 DEGREES 03 48 E, 742.53 FEET; THENCE RUN N 59 DEGREES 37 55 E, 69.00 FEET; THENCE RUN N 10 DEGREES 31 51 E, 72.11 FEET, THENCE RUN S 88 DEGREES 34 35 E, 447.63 FEET; THENCE RUN S 00 DEGREES 04 46 W, 850.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. AND LOT 47, SUWANNEE RIVER FOREST, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SE CORNER OF THE NW1/4 OF THE NE1/4, SECTION 10, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 13 EAST, LEVY COUNTY FLORIDA, AND RUN ON ON THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID NW 1/4 NE 1/4, N 88 DEGREES 35 11 W, 550.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE N 88 DEGREES 35 11 W, 784.40 FEET; THENCE RUN N 01 DEGREES 34 07 E, 653.00 FEET; THENCE RUN S 76 DEGREES 15 57 E, 347.92 FEET: THENCE RUN N 76 DEGREES 04 59 E, 299.92 FEET; THENCE RUN N 59 DEGREES 37 55 E, 159.95 FEET; THENCE RUN S 00 DEGREES 03 48 W, 742.53 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: WAYNE LANCASTER of Florida. DATED this 30th DAY OF JULY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 2014, Aug 21, 2014, Aug 28, 2014. 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 69, OAK RIDGE ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: RBN PROMISELAND, INC of Florida. DATED this 30th DAY OF JULY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 2014, Aug 21, 2014, Aug 28, 2014. 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: TRACT 421 OF UNIVERSITY ESTATES, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: THE W1/2 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE NE1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SW1/4, OF SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: DAVID M. KELLY, TONYA D. KELLY of Florida. DATED this 30th DAY OF JULY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 2014, Aug 21, 2014, Aug 28, 2014. 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 % CATALINA TAX CO LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: THE SE 1/4 OF SE 1/4 OF SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 18 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, LESS. 1. THAT TRACT DESCRIBED IN A DEED TO RAUL PEREZ RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 159, PAGE 2, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. 2. THAT TRACT DESCRIBED IN A DEED TO RAUL PEREZ RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 179, PAGE 176, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. 3. THOSE TRACTS DESCRIBED IN A DEED TO RONNIE L. HARRIS, ET UX, RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 326, PAGE 387, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. SUBJECT TO THE RIGHT 147TH COURT). NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: EVELYN BURKE, KEVIN BURKE of Florida. DATED this 30th DAY OF JULY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 2014, Aug 21, 2014, Aug 28, 2014. TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) 11 of the sale of 2011 has follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): MTAG CAZ CREEK FL, LLC, MTAG SERVICES, LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 15 SOUTH, RANGE 13 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA ; BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT A 1 IRON PIPE MARKING THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF BLOCK J OF HALES ADDITION TO THE TOWN OF CEDAR KEY AS PER PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 22 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE S 89 DEGREES 11 48 E, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID BLOCK J, A DISTANCE OF 29.86 FEET; THENCE LEAVING SAID SOUTH LINE, S 06 DEGREES 16 34 W, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF THOSE PARCELS DESCRIBED IN O.R. BOOK 792, PAGE 716, O.R. BOOK 392, PAGE 646 AND O.R. BOOK 691, PAGE 419, A DISTANCE OF 357.86 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT, I.D. #2001, MARKING THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THAT PARCEL DESCRIBED IN O.R. BOOK 691, PAGE 420, SAID CORNER ALSO BEING LOCALLY ACCEPTED AS THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE CHARLES BISHOP ACRE AS DESCRIBED IN DEED BOOK V, PAGE 140 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE S 06 DEGREES 49 31 E, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF THE CHARLES BISHOP PROPERTY AND THE EAST LINE OF THAT PARCEL DESCRIBED IN O.R. BOOK 872, PAGE 40, A DISTANCE OF 166.04 FEET TO AN IRON ROD AND CAP. I.D. LB021 AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THAT PARCEL DESCRIBED IN DEED BOOK 44, PAGE 29 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, THENCE S 02 DEGREES 09 42 E, ALONG THE EAST LINE AND A SOUTHERLY EXTENSION THEREOF A DISTANCE OF 121.83 FEET TO AN IRON ROD AND CAP. I.D. #2548 ON THE NORTH LINE OF THE LANDS DESCRIBED IN O.R. BOOK 520, PAGE 489, LEVY COUNTY RECORDS; THENCE S 88 DEGREES 27 49 E, ALONG SAID NORTH LINE, A DISTANCE OF 136.22 FEET TO AN IRON ROD AND CAP. I.D. LB021, THENCE N 00 DEGREES 06 41 W, ALONG SAID NORTH LINE, A DISTANCE OF 10.36 FEET, TO AN IRON ROD AND CAP. I.D. LB021; THENCE S 88 DEGREES 56 09 E, ALONG SAID NORTH LINE A DISTANCE OF 71.03 FEET TO AN IRON ROD AND CAP. I.D. #2548; THENCE LEAVING SAID NORTH LINE, N 06 DEGREES 49 31 W, A DISTANCE OF 237.23 FEET TO AN IRON ROD AND CAP. I.D. #2548 ON THE SOUTH LINE OF THAT PARCEL DESCRIBED IN O. R. BOOK 366, PAGE 290; THENCE N 77 DEGREES 20 26 W, ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE OF THOSE PARCELS DESCRIBED IN O.R. BOOK 366, PAGE 290 AND O.R. BOOK 691, PAGE 420, A DISTANCE OF 208.37 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTAINING 1.21 ACRES SUBJECT TO AN EXISTING PAVED CITY STREET WITH A 30 RIGHT OF WAY KNOWN AS LIVE OAK STREET. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: IRMA JOE BISHOP CRANE AS TO 1/35TH INTEREST, KATHLEEN BISHOP BAKER AS TO 1/35TH INTEREST, JAMES WILCOX BISHOP AS 1/35TH INTEREST, WILLIAM KIRCHHAINE AS TO 1/7TH INTEREST, LUCRETIA S. DUKES ABBATE AS TO 1/7TH INTEREST, HOWARD M. NELSON JR AS TO 1/7TH INTEREST, DOROTHY BISHOP CALLIS AS TO 1/7TH INTEREST, JOSEPH EUGENE DEPEW AS TO 1/7TH INTEREST, LAURA JEAN BISHOP DELAINO AS TO 1/21ST INTEREST, RICHARD DOUGLAS BISHOP AS TO 1/21ST INTEREST, RICHARD DOUGLAS SLAUGHTER AS TO 1/42ND INTEREST, ROSEMARY MARUSKIN COMERFORD AS TO 1/35TH INTEREST, WILLIAM BISHOP ESTATE, ET AL, WILLIAM BISHOP AS TO 1/35TH INTEREST, RONNIE SLAUGHTER AS TO 1/42ND INTEREST of Florida. DATED this 30th DAY OF JULY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 2014, Aug 21, 2014, Aug 28, 2014. 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: LOT 6, BLOCK 64, UNIVERSITY OAKS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: SHAWN GENTRY of Florida. DATED this 30th DAY OF JULY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 2014, Aug 21, 2014, Aug 28, 2014. 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: LOT 8, BLOCK 1, LAKE JOHNSON ESTATES, UNIT 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 38, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: PHILIP J. ANDERSON, ROBIN B. TOWLES of Florida. DATED this 30th DAY OF JULY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 2014, Aug 21, 2014, Aug 28, 2014. 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: LOT 2, BLOCK 3, LAKE JOHNSON ESTATES UNIT 1, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 38, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: PHILIP J. ANDERSON, ROBIN B. TOWLES of Florida. DATED this 30th DAY OF JULY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 2014, Aug 21, 2014, Aug 28, 2014. 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: LOT 1, OF MEADOWLAND ESTATES, UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 58, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: BENNY FOR DEED, L. W. RUTLAND JR TRUSTEE, PATRICIA A. BENNIE MCCRAY of Florida. DATED this 30th DAY OF JULY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA 2014, Aug 21, 2014, Aug 28, 2014. JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN Case No. 2013 CA 000620 vs. MARY C WILLIAMS, C/O WARREN J. WILLIAMS, IV, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE, et al UNKNOWN HEIRS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS AND ALL PERSONS, FIRMS OR ASSOCIATIONS CLAIMING RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST FROM OR UNDER WARREN J. WILLIAMS, III 9050 NW 131ST PLACE CHIEFLAND, FL 32626; DANIEL WILLIAMS, KNOWN HEIR OF WARREN J. WILLIAMS, III AND MARY C. WILLIAMS 9050 NW 131ST PLACE CHIEFLAND, FL 32626; UNKNOWN HEIRS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS AND ALL PERSONS, FIRMS OR ASSOCIATIONS CLAIMING RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST FROM OR UNDER MARY C WILLIAMS 9050 NW 131ST PLACE CHIEFLAND, FL 32626 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that LOT 25, DOE RUN, A SUBDIVISION AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 60 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 9050 NW 131ST PLACE, CHIEFLAND, FL 32626
whose address is 2101 W. 5000, Fort Lauderdale, thereafter; otherwise a Order No.2.065. (352) 3376237 at least 7 the seal of this Court this 11 (COURT SEAL) CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT CASE NO. 2014 CA 000311 REVERSE MORTGAGE SOLUTIONS, INC., VS. RONALD HAZEL, JR., et al., ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST RONALD C. HAZEL, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS YOU ARE NOTIFIED that THE SW OF SE 1/4 OF SECTION 36, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH EASEMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF INGRESS AND EGRESS OVER AND ACROSS THE EAST 40 FEET OF THE NORTH 25 FEET OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 AND THE WEST 30 FEET OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 IN SAID SECTION 36, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. whose address is 225 East thereafter; otherwise a of August, 2014. (COURT SEAL) JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN CASE NO.: 2014 CA 000276 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, VS. JOHN TAYLOR VAN CLEAVE AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF; JOHN TAYLOR VAN CLEAVE; et al., TO: 11948 Southeast 19th Street, YOU ARE HEREBY LOT 5, BLOCK 7, OF PEACEFUL ACRES SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 57, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. ALDRIDGE CONNORS, Dated August 7, 2014. (COURT SEAL) DANNY J. SHIPP GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION 000308 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A, vs. EDWARD S. WEEKS, WILLIAM L. MILLS A/K/A WILLIAM MILLS, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 1, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 2, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF EDWARD S. WEEKS, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF WILLIAM L. MILLS A/K/A WILLIAM MILLS, AMENDED To: UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF WILLIAM L. MILLS A/K/A WILLIAM MILLS 605 NW 19TH AVE, CHIEFLAND, FL 32626 LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: STATED, CURRENT RESIDENCE: UNKNOWN YOU ARE HEREBY LOT 25, BLOCK 6, FANNIN SPRINGS ANNEX, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE(S) 31, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER 1984 FLEETWOOD DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME, SERIAL NUMBERS GAFL2AE27058235, GAFL2BE27058235, HUD LABEL NUMBERS GEO 292652, GEO 292653 LAND AND HOUSE. (COURT SEAL) CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 2013 CA 001155 DIVISION: JAMES B. NUTTER & COMPANY, vs. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST PATRICIA G. STEVENS A/K/A PATRICIA B. STEVENS A/K/A PATRICIA GAIL BRISON, DECEASED et al, NOTICE IS HEREBY HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST PATRICIA G. STEVENS A/K/A PATRICIA B. STEVENS A/K/A PATRICIA GAIL BRISON, DECEASED; CONNIE BEDSOLE REVELS A/K/A CONNIE B. REVELS, AS HEIR TO THE ESTATE OF PATRICIA G. STEVENS A/K/A PATRICIA B. STEVENS A/K/A PATRICIA GAIL BRISON, DECEASED; CHARLOTTE STEVENS, AS AS HEIR TO THE ESTATE OF PATRICIA G. STEVENS A/K/A PATRICIA B. STEVENS A/K/A PATRICIA GAIL BRISON, DECEASED; DAVID LEE STEVENS, JR A/K/A DAVID L. STEVENS, JR A/K/A DAVID LEE STEVENS, AS HEIR TO THE ESTATE OF PATRICIA G. STEVENS A/K/A PATRICIA B. STEVENS A/K/A PATRICIA GAIL BRISON, DECEASED; ROBERT EARL STEVENS A/K/A ROBERT E. STEVENS, AS HEIR TO THE ESTATE OF PATRICIA G. STEVENS A/K/A PATRICIA B. STEVENS A/K/A PATRICIA GAIL BRISON, DECEASED; WANDA GAIL BRISON, AS HEIR TO THE ESTATE OF PATRICIA G. STEVENS A/K/A PATRICIA B. STEVENS A/K/A PATRICIA GAIL BRISON, DECEASED; BONITA STEVENS KING A/K/A BONITA KING A/K/A BONITA STEVENS A/K/A BONITA CARROL, AS HEIR TO THE ESTATE OF PATRICIA G. STEVENS A/K/A PATRICIA B. STEVENS A/K/A PATRICIA GAIL BRISON, DECEASED; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ON BEHALF OF U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT NORTHERN, are the the Court will sell to the OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00 LOT 1, FOX RUN 1ST ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 49, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 16750 NE STATE ROAD 121 WILLISTON, FL 32696 August 8, 2014. (COURT SEAL) 000274 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, vs. DESTINY EDWARDS, et al., NOTICE IS HEREBY CHASE BANK, NATIONAL I will sell to the highest NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4, a N.000423W., 208.77 2014. (COURT SEAL) IMPORTANT JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN CIVIL DIVISION 000335 CAPITAL CITY BANK, v. TIA NICOLE CANNON, NOTICE IS HEREBY No. 2014CA000335 of the WALTER G. FUSSELL, LILLIAN B. FUSSELL, ROBERT EDWARD NICOLE CANNON are the Courthouse, 355 South THE SE 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 14 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. August 8, 2014. (COURT SEAL) DANNY SHIPP LEVY COUNTY CLERK OF COURT JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION Case No. 2013 CA 000411 vs. #2, NOTICE IS HEREBY dated August 7, 2014 that I will sell to the highest to wit: THE WEST HALF OF THE EAST HALF OF THE OF THE SOUTHEAST (W1/2 OF E1/2 OF SE1/4 OF SE1/4 OF SE1/4) OF SECTION 8, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. SUBJECT TO AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS OVER AND ACROSS THE SOUTH 25 FEET THEREOF. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2000 WIDE MANUFACTURED HOME, BEARING I.D. #: N17966A, N17966B, AND N17966C. after the sale. 2014. (COURT SEAL)
6B ----------JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN CIVIL ACTION 000829 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., vs. TIMOTHY WAYNE SHIRLEY, JR. A/K/A TIMOTHY W. SHIRLEY, JR. A/K/A TIMOTHY WAYNE SHIRLEY A/K/A TIMOTHY W. SHIRLEY, et al NOTICE IS HEREBY SHIRLEY, JR. A/K/A TIMOTHY W. SHIRLEY, JR. A/K/A TIMOTHY WAYNE SHIRLEY A/K/A TIMOTHY W. SHIRLEY; KELLY A SHIRLEY; JOHN DEREK VOLDNESS; HEATHER VOLDNESS; are the the Court will sell to the OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00 LOT 13, TRIPLE CROWN FARMS SUBDIVISION UNIT 1, AS PER PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 17, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 14490 SE 68TH LANE, MORRISTON, FL 32668 August 8, 2014. JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN CIVIL ACTION 000011 DIVISION: THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED SD2, vs. ALICE M. HINKLE RUSS RUSS A/K/A ALICE ALICE M. RUSS A/K/A ALICE RUSS et al, NOTICE IS HEREBY OF NEW YORK MELLON, F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED ALICE M. HINKLE RUSS RUSS A/K/A ALICE ALICE M. RUSS A/K/A ALICE RUSS; DERIK F. RUSS A/K/A DERIK RUSS; WELLS FARGO BANK, MAIN LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 6, TOWNSHIP 14 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST, LYING EAST OF THE CSX WAY, LESS THE EAST 30 FEET THEREOF, IN LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A CERTAIN 2005 MERITT MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO: VIN# FLHML3B139828520A AND FLHML3B139828520B A/K/A 19751 SE 30TH STREET, MORRISTON, FL 32668 August 8, 2014. JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2013 CA 000627 PHH MORTGAGE CORPORATION vs. MARYANN E. HASSON A/K/A MARY ANN E. HASSON, et al NOTICE IS HEREBY dated August 7, 2014, 2013 CA 000627 of the LEVY COUNTY, Florida, CORPORATION, is E. HASSON A/K/A MARY ANN E. HASSON, et al are SE 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of Road 108 (NE 170th OF BEGINNING. Together with a 1991 ID#57620574AD & 57620574BD. Title 61448852 of August, 2014. (COURT SEAL) JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN CASE NO. 2011 CA 000589 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR MASTR ADJUSTABLE RATE MORTGAGES TRUST CERTIFICATES, SERIES vs. FRED KOPEC, ET AL. NOTICE IS HEREBY NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR MASTR ADJUSTABLE RATE MORTGAGES TRUST THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES KOPEC; UNKNOWN BENEFICIARIES OF THE KOPEC REVOCABLE TRUST, UDT JULY 8, 1997, at 355 South Court Street, to wit: LOT 8, CEDAR KEY SHORES UNIT NO.7, AS PER PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 28, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. 2014. (COURT SEAL) CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT CIVIL DIVISION SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC. vs. MARY A. BULENS, et al. THE WEST 1/2 OF LOT 8, BLOCK 5, JEANNE HEIBNER SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF FILED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 21 & 21A, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. Together with that N89944A Title # 82526953 N89944B Title # 82527712 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) ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT IN Plaintiff, vs. JEROME ROGER MURPHY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JEROME ROGER MURPHY; LINDA NELL MURPHY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF Community Calendar continued from page 2B OCALACrazy for You Sept. 4 28Full of terric tap-dancing and glorious Gershwin tunes, the musical Crazy for You will be live on stage from Sept. 4-28 to open the 2014-2015 seasons at Ocala Civic eatre! For additional information, call executive director Mary Britt at (352) 236-2851, ext. 104.OTTER CREEKe Otter Creek Town Council conducts their regular meetings on the third Monday of the month. e next meeting is Mon. Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall.WILLISTONWilliston Community Blood Drive Aug. 22 & 23LifeSouth Community Blood Centers will be holding a community blood drive in Williston on Aug. 22 & 23 between the hours of 9:30 AM and 5:30 PM at City Hall, located at 50 NW Main St. For more information please call 1-888-795-2707 EXT. 41009 or visit www.lifesouth.org .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 website for information is: www.autism4parents.orgWilliston City Council Meeting Sept. 2 e next regular City Council meeting is Tuesday Sept. 2 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.YANKEETOWN-INGLISe Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve Master Gardener, Susan Steinhorst, has appointed Tuesday mornings as maintenance time for the grounds around the Education Center. is workday will be held Tues., August 26 starting at 8:00 AM. Make sure to bring plenty of water and pest protection along with your gloves and weeding tools. Come and join us. Friends of the WGP, 1001 Old Rock Road, Yankeetown. Town Hall: 352/447-2511. www. withlacoocheegulfpreserve.come next regular meeting of the Town Council will be Sept. 8 at 7 PM at the Inglis/Yankeetown Lions Club at 22 59th St. e Planning and Zoning Board will meet Sept. 2 at 6:30 PM. 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.Yankeetown Inglis Womans Club Sept. 4In case you havent noticed it is August already! Get ready for Bingo, it resumes on Sept. 4th, than every ursday Night at 7 PM. Stop in at 5 PM and shop in the Second to None Shoppe. At 6 PM you can eat before the games start. You dont have to play to eat, we have take out!! Our rst ursday we will not be serving specials. We will have our usual wonderful sandwiches, along with hot dogs or Polish sausage. See you on ursday Sept. 4th Cant wait!!! For more information please call 352/447-2057.e Town of Inglis next regular Commission meeting will be on Sept. 9 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.
LINDA NELL MURPHY; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; LOT 2, BLOCK D, WILSON ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 14, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. Courthouse, Court Street, 2014. sale. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL DIVISION 000404 NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC vs. BECKY TYSON A/K/A REBECCA MALEE TYSON, et al. CHIEFLAND COUNTRY ESTATES, BLOCK 9, LOT 4, AS SHOWN IN PLAT BOOK 5 AT PAGE 20, OFFICIAL RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. 11350 NW 93rd Ave THE LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 355 S. COURT STREET, 20, 2014. after the sale. August, 2014. (COURT SEAL) CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL CIVIL DIVISION 000532 BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY vs. IGNACIO A. CANO, ANA LUCIA CANO A/K/A ANA L. CANO AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, as: TRACT 147, DIVERSIFIED PROPERTIES, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION IN SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: EAST 1/2 OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SOUTHWEST 1/4 SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. 11330 NE 85TH AVE, BRONSON, FL 32621; Courthouse, 355 S. Court sale. 2014. IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL CIVIL DIVISION 000338 BAYVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC vs. BENJAMIN B. STO DOMINGO A/K/A BENJAMIN STO DOMINGO A/K/A BENJAMIN B. DOMINGO AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/ OWNERS, A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE SOUTH 1/2 OF NORTHWEST 1/4 NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SOUTHWEST 1/4 AND THE NORTH 1/2 OF SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SOUTHWEST 1/4 IN SECTION 6, TOWNSHIP 13 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. BEING FURTHER DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE, COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF NORTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 6, TOWNSHIP 13 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST; THENCE S 00 DEGREES 7 10 E, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID SOUTH 1/2 OF NORTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SOUTHWEST 1/4, 15.09 FEET, TO THE MAINTAINED SOUTH SW 7TH AVENUE IN THE CITY OF WILLISTON; THENCE S 89 DEGREES 05 13 E, ALONG SAID 30.00 FEET, TO THE INTERSECTION OF THE WAY LINE OF SW 7TH AVENUE AND THE EAST SW 4TH STREET, ALSO BEING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THAT CERTAIN PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 599, PAGE 69, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE S 00 DEGREES 07 10 E. ALONG SAID LINE OF SW 4TH STREET AND THE WEST LINE OF LAST SAID PROPERTY. 14235 FEET, TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LAST SAID PROPERTY AND THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE S 87 DEGREES 41 45 E, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF LAST SAID PROPERTY, 151.19 FEET, TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LAST SAID PROPERTY; THENCE N 00 DEGREES 07 10 W, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF LAST SAID PROPERTY, 146.02 FEET, TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LAST SAID PROPERTY AND SAID SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SW 7TH AVENUE; THENCE S 89 DEGREES 05 13 E, ALONG LAST SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, 147.38 FEET; THENCE S 00 DEGREES 07 10 E, 327.65 FEET, THENCE S 87 DEGREES 39 45 E, 119.94 FEET, TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THAT CERTAIN PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 571, PAGE 395; THENCE CONTINUE S 87 DEGREES 39 45 E, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF LAST SAID PROPERTY, 50.00 FEET, TO THEN SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LAST SAID PROPERTY AND THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THAT CERTAIN PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 376, PAGE 761; THENCE S 00 DEGREES 06 34 E, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF LAST SAID PROPERTY 131.16 FEET, TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LAST SAID PROPERTY; THENCE S 87 DEGREES 39 45 E, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF LAST SAID PROPERTY, 166.21 FEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LAST SAID PROPERTY AND THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SW 3RD STREET; THENCE S 00 DEGREES 06 22 E, ALONG SAID WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SW 3RD STREET, 203.79 FEET, TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 6: THENCE N 87 DEGREES 37 44 W, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID NORTH 1/2 OF SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SOUTHWEST 1/4 634.79 FEET, TO THE SAID EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SW 4TH STREET; THENCE N 00 DEGREES 07 10 W, ALONG LAST SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, 203.42 FEET, TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THAT CERTAIN PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 248, PAGE 23; THENCE S 87 DEGREES 39 44 E, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF LAST SAID PROPERTY, 151.19 FEET, TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LAST SAID PROPERTY; THENCE N 00 DEGREES 07 10 W, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF LAST SAID PROPERTY, 131.16 FEET, TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LAST SAID PROPERTY; THENCE N 87 DEGREES 39 44 W, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF LAST SAID PROPERTY, 151.19 FEET, TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LAST SAID PROPERTY AND SAID EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SW 4TH STREET; THENCE N 00 DEGREES 07 10 W, ALONG LAST SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, 177.87 FEET TO CLOSE ON THE POINT OF BEGINNING. LESS AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LANDS: A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE SOUTH 1/2 OF NORTHWEST 1/4 NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SOUTHWEST 1/4 AND THE NORTH 1/2 OF SOUTHWEST 114 OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SOUTHWEST 1/4 IN SECTION 6, TOWNSHIP 13 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. BEING FURTHER DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE, COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF NORTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 6, TOWNSHIP 13 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST; THENCE S 00 DEGREES 7 10 E, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID SOUTH 1/2 OF NORTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SOUTHWEST 1/4, 15.09 FEET, TO THE MAINTAINED SOUTH SW 7TH AVENUE IN THE CITY OF WILLISTON; THENCE S 89 DEGREES 05 13 E, ALONG SAID 30.00 FEET, TO THE INTERSECTION OF THE WAY LINE OF SW 7TH AVENUE AND THE EAST SW 4TH STREET, ALSO BEING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THAT CERTAIN PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 599, PAGE 69, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE S 00 DEGREES 07 10 E. ALONG SAID WAY LINE OF SW 4TH STREET AND THE WEST LINE OF LAST SAID PROPERTY. 142.35 FEET, TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LAST SAID PROPERTY AND THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE S 87 DEGREES 41 45 E. ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF LAST SAID PROPERTY AND AN EXTENSION THEREOF, 298.67 FEET; THENCE S 00 DEGREES 07 10 E, 178.05 FEET; THENCE S 87 DEGREES 39 45 E, 119.94 FEET; TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THAT CERTAIN PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 571, PAGE 395; THENCE CONTINUE S 87 DEGREES 39 45 E, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF OF LAST SAID PROPERTY, 50.00 FEET, TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LAST SAID PROPERTY AND THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THAT CERTAIN PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 376, PAGE 761, THENCE S 00 DEGREES 06 34 E, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF LAST SAID PROPERTY, 131.16 FEET, TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LAST SAID PROPERTY; THENCE S 87 DEGREES 39 45 E, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF LAST SAID PROPERTY, 166.21 FEET, TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LAST SAID PROPERTY AND THE LINE OF SW 3RD STREET; THENCE S 00 DEGREES 06 22 E, ALONG SAID WAY LINE OF SW 3RD STREET, 203.79 FEET, TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 6; THENCE N 87 DEGREES 37 44 W, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID NORTH 1/2 OF SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SOUTHWEST 1/4, 634.79 FEET, TO THE SAID EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SW 4TH STREET; THENCE N 00 DEGREES 07 10 W, ALONG TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THAT CERTAIN PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 548, PAGE 23; THENCE S 87 DEGREES 39 44 E. ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF LAST SAID PROPERTY, 151.19 FEET, TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LAST SAID PROPERTY; THENCE N 00 DEGREES 07 10 W, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF LAST SAID PROPERTY, 131.16 FEET, TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LAST SAID PROPERTY, THENCE N 87 DEGREES 39 44, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF LAST SAID PROPERTY, 151.19 FEET, TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LAST SAID PROPERTY AND SAID LINE OF SW 4TH STREET; THENCE N 00 DEGREES 0710 W, ALONG LAST LINE, 177.87 FEET, TO CLOSE ON THE POINT OF BEGINNING. 335 SW 7TH AVE, WILLISTON, FL 32696; Courthouse, 355 S. Court after the sale. 2014. (COURT SEAL) JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF WANDA BOSTIC, 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 FIELD TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. 2014. /s/ Jimmy L. Bostic /s/ Diana M. JohnsonFlorida Bar No: 0069160 18 N.W. 33rd Court (352) 3764694, The Southwest Florida DATE/TIME: PLACE: Toho Water 34741 7211, x4606 (Ad Order EXE0338) ----------
8B LOADED BAKED POTATO CASSEROLE6 large potatoes, boiled and slightly peeled cup butter cup bacon bits 1 Tablespoon chopped chives salt and pepper to taste 2 cups frozen chopped broccoli (boiled or steamed) 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated 5 green onion tops, chopped ne Preheat oven to 325* Mash the potatoes leaving them slightly lumpy. Place potatoes in large casserole dish. Add bacon bits and chopped chives. Salt and pepper to taste. Spread butter over potatoes. Place boiled or steamed broccoli on top of the potato mixture. Spread grated cheese over top. Bake until hot and cheese is melted. Garnish with chopped green onion.KEY LIME PIECrust: 1 cups graham cracker crumbs cup rmly packed light brown sugar 1/3 cup butter, melted (Or use a pastry pie crust) Filling: 2 (14oz) cans sweetened condensed milk 1 cup fresh Key Lime juice Meringue: 2 egg whites tsp. cream of tartar 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar Garnish lime slices (optional) Preheat oven 350*. Combine rst 3 ingredients. Press into a 9-inch pie plate. Bake at 350* for 10 minutes; cool. Stir together milk and lime juice until blended. Pour into crust. Reduce oven temperature to 325*. Beat egg whites and cream of tartar at high speed with an electric mixer just until foamy. Add 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar, 1Tablespoon at a time, beating until soft peaks form and sugar dissolves (2 to 4 minutes). Spread meringue over lling. Bake at 325* for 25 to 28 minutes. Chill 8 hours. Garnish, if desired. (If you are in a hurry, substitute the meringue with dairy topping such as Cool Whip.)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 Diy Tip of the WeekShower DoorsIf your shower doors are looking a bit dull, use a fabric softener sheet to get them gleaming again. e sheets contain ingredients that soften up water deposit buildups allowing you to wipe them o easily. Give your shower doors a good wipe down with a few sheets and it will leave them looking terric (and smelling lovely). Down Across1. Comedian Bill, informally 4. ___ pneumonia 9. Scarecrow stung 14. Well, ___-di-dah! 15. Accustom 16. ___ de menthe 17. Alias 18. Homeothermic (hyphenated) 20. Defender of a cause 22. Be there 23. Darling 24. Archaeological nd 27. Jekylls alter ego 28. Scare 30. Classic board game 31. Lentil, e.g. 32. Dress styles (hyphenated) 34. Assortment 36. Directory listing (2 wds) 42. Container weight 43. Granular 44. Mercury and Mars 48. Medical advice, often 50. Weather balloon 51. Husk 52. Conundrum 54. Biochemistry abbr. 55. Fodder preserved through fermentation 57. Beaming 60. Grooms lapel ower 63. Computer-generated image (acronym) 64. Adjust 65. Ancient 66. Certain digital watch face, for short 67. Silly birds 68. Very great praise or honor 69. ... ___ he drove out of sight 1. Applaud 2. Insect gall on oak trees (2 wds) 3. Kerogen oil (2 wds) 4. Bawdy 5. Broadcasting (2 wds) 6. Four-___ stove 7. Branch 8. Confederate soldier, for short 9. Sean Connery, for one 10. Pledged delities 11. Fly-by-night? 12. Recantation 13. Married 19. Inadequate 21. Agreeing (with) 25. Elsa of Born Free 26. Cast Away setting 28. Convened 29. Set aside 33. Intensify 35. One of ___ (Willa Cather novel) 37. Sundae topper, perhaps 38. Native New Zealander 39. Housing for a ships compass 40. Imperil 41. e Catcher in the ___ 44. Blowhard 45. Brooks Robinson, e.g. 46. Make less concentrated 47. Old-fashioned school tablets 49. Shipworm 53. Harder to nd 56. Bloods partner 58. Contradict 59. All alternative 61. Holiday drink 62. ___ say! (contraction) Crossword Puzzlee answers for this weeks crossword puzzle will appear in next weeks issue. JournalYour Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923Levy County email advertising@ levyjournal.com BRONSON SELF STORAGE 500 Commerce St., Bronson, FL 32621 352-486-2121 Cameras, NEW Lighting & 24/7 AccessOUTDOOR STORAGE$25.00 and up Obituaries continued from page 3Bestate brokers in the 40s and 50s in Youngstown, Ohio. She left Youngstown moving to Clearwater, Florida then to St. Petersburg, and moved 16 years ago to Old Town. She was known for her hot sauce that she named Triple H (hot, hot, hotter) claiming that she made more men cry than any woman in the state of Florida. She enjoyed collecting dolls of all kinds and was a member of the Old Town Church of Christ. Mrs. Hewitt is survived by son, Donald (Carol) Salvatore of Indio, Calif.; daughters: Carole (Myron) Brown of Greer, South Carolina, Patricia Mae (Ron) Nelson of Madina, Ohio and Mary-Belle (Scott) Clough of Old Town; half sister, Elsie Mae Hinson of Sebring, Ohio; 10 grandchildren, 21 greatgrandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services wereheld Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed at Old Town Cemetery. A visitation was held at the funeral home between the hours of 9 and 11 a.m. the morning of the service. Arrangements were placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352/498-5400.JAMES N. HORNE JR.May 29, 1930 August 1 7, 2014 James N. Poley Horne, Jr. of Bell, passed away at the age of 84 on August 17, 2014 at Haven Hospice of the Tri Counties in Chieand. Poley was born in Trenton to the late Joseph Farris and Ida Bell (Sheeld) Horne on May 29, 1930 and spent his whole life in Gilchrist County. He proudly served his country in the US Air Force during the Korean Conict and worked 33 years with Southern Bell. He was a member of the NRA. Poley enjoyed shing, hunting, sh fries and family reunions. He was proud of his family and enjoyed spending time with them all. He was well liked and loved by the community and touched many peoples hearts. He was a member of the North East Church of Christ. Mr. Horne was preceded in death by two daughters, Polly A. Shipley and Tina R. Avery; his parents; two sisters, Florrence Beasley and Ida Olivia Horne and one brother, Little Boy. He is survived by his wife, Dale L. Horne of Bell; daughters, Sherri E. Horne Monroe of Gainesville and Ann M. (Aaron) Wilhite of Orange Park; sons: James N. Horne, III of Gainesville, James M. Horne of Kearny, New Jersey, Howard D. (Linda) Horne of Cummings, Georgia, Myron A. Avery, of High Springs, Gerald G. (Kim) Avery of Twin City, Georgia; ve sisters, three brothers and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation is ursday, August 21, 2014 from 6-8 p.m. at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services in Chieand and Funeral Services will be graveside at Pine Grove Church Cemetery in Trenton, FL. At 10 a.m.. e Horne family and friends would like to thank Haven Hospice of the Tri-Counties in Chieand and Shands Rehab Health Park of Gainesville for their kindness and care of their loved one. Arrangements are under the care of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 1301 N. Young Blvd. Chieand, FL.; 352/493-0050. Online condolences can be made at www.hiers-baxley.com Local Fire Departments Assist Sheris Oce with School ZonesLevy County Department of Public Safety (LCDPS), Inglis Fire Department (IFD), and Levy County Sheris Oce (LCSO) worked together to keep school zones safe on Monday, August 18, 2014. School resumed for Levy County residents on Monday and the two local re departments in Yankeetown (LCDPS) and Inglis (IFD) worked with LCSO to raise awareness of safety in the Yankeetown school zone. Each re department parked an engine at either end of the school zone to remind passing motorists to slow down. Take note of school zones; for more school bus safety tips, visit: www.hsmv.gov/bussafety/ If you are interested in giving back to your community and learning life saving skills or volunteering contact: Levy County Department of Public Safety; 352/486-5209. information and photo submitted. Setting the Record Straight In the University and Main Street column of March 10, Donna W. Garrett was quoted: It is the contention of old-time Floridians that Miami is actually pronounced My-Am-Ma. However, I was born and raised in Mi-Am-Me and have always said it that way. Ms. Garrett may have been born and raised in My-Am-Ma but, if she has always pronounced the name of the place My-Am-Me, as she contends, then she is using an incorrect, although common, pronunciation. Circa 1950, the Miami City Commission ocially declared the pronunciation of the place to be My-Am-Mah. I still can see the bold headlines of the Miami Herald proclaiming this news! Along these lines, I was born and reared in Ah-Lah (as in Ha, Ha, Ha)-Chu-Ah County near the town of Ah-Lah-Chu-Ah. How it oends my ear to hear Ah-Lach-U-Ah or AhLach-U-Ay as pronounced by so many non-natives. JANICE DOUGLAS ARINSON, Gainesville