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Title: Citrus County chronicle
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Creator: Citrus County Chronicle
Publisher: Scofield Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Inverness, Fla.
Inverness, Fla
Publication Date: May 1, 2006
Frequency: daily[<1987-1995>]
weekly[ former <1939-1968>]
semiweekly[ former <1980-1981>]
daily
regular
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Subject: Newspapers -- Inverness (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Citrus County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Citrus -- Inverness
Coordinates: 28.839167 x -82.340278 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1889?
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 48, no. 51 (June 8, 1939).
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Bibliographic ID: UF00028315
Volume ID: VID00486
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: oclc - 15802799
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Twelve years is not enough
for Jim Fowler.
Saying this is not the best
time to back out, Fowler said
Sunday he plans to run for a
fourth term on the Citrus
County Com-
mission.
Fowler said
he'd been un-
decided until -,.
last week's -.
commission
meeting. On j '
that day, the .
commission
voted to set will discuss
aside $2 mil- re-election bid
lion to attract today on
water-quality WYKE.
project grants
and $1 million to buy property
in downtown Inverness for
more government offices.
"I'm seeing a spirit of coop-
eration that I haven't seen for a


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Teachers

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a dress

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New twist to an

age-old problem

CRISTY LOFTS
cloftis@chronicleonline.com
Chronicle
Employee dress codes at
schools in the Citrus County
School District have prompted
the local teacher's union to
take action.
Some schools simply say
teachers cannot wear jeans.
Others have established dress
codes.
No matter the policy, Citrus
County Education Association
president, Deborah Platt, said
dress codes are unfair.
That's why she and other
members of CCEA distributed


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Candles burn in a Yom Hashoah service Sunday at Keliner Auditorium in Beverly Hills, in remembrance of the Holocaust victims.

Citrus County residents gather to commemorate the many victims of the Holocaust


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Chronicle
Da% idc Berii'an "as a 12-year-old
h len the Nazis cleared hl home-
tim n ,f Bytihk~ in the Carpathian
iMountains o \k hat \\as then
Czechoslovakia. During the next 14
month-, Berli' an spent time in fivle
dilerlent ecorl-e entration cal s ,


including the illnfamous AuICh itz
and Dachau camps
When he escaped from Dachau.
it \\as % ith the help ot't o Austrian
hunters who l'ouncl him hiding. Tilhe
two mene iimarched the young
Bergian to the front lines, \\here
finally lie \as liberated from what
can only be described as hell
Upon returning_ to Byechli.
Berginan disco\erecl he \\a' the


only boy his age w\ho had -.utr\ived
the death camps.
Thiis Sunday. members of Temple
Beth Shoiom in Beverly Hills held
their annual ceremonies lor om
HashIah, Holocaust Reiniembrance
Day, at the Samuel J Kellner
Auditorium. Bergian. no\\ a 74-
year-old retiree li ing il1 Citrus
Hills. was one o' a handtiuld o
Holocaust sur\ iors in attendance.


When it -as his turn to lilht a com-
memoratile candle, Bergman used
the opportunity to say thanks to the
two hunliters who saved his Itf'e all
thoIse ears ago
-Remnemblering Is meaninticl to
those \\'ho hate lost loved one- and
to those v. ho were % victims "
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District approves $2 million to get better look at watershed


Survey will map accurate model

of Withlacoochee River basin


TERRY '".,
terrywitt@
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Chronicle


In the unincorporated town
of Arrowhead, in northeast
Citrus County, the Withla-


coochee River slithers quietly
around bends and through
cypress swamps at this time of
year. Its mystical beauty is diffi-
cult to capture in words.
A few miles down the road,
the river sends water to the
19,000-acre Tsala Apopka


Chain of Lakes, a freshwater
paradise ringed by ancient
marshes, highways and resi-
dential areas.
The river's ecosystem has
been altered by a hundred
years of development, and
experts are just now beginning
a comprehensive study of how
it can be restored.
Engineers. from the
Southwest Florida Water
Management District have
embarked on a research effort


started by U.S. Army Corps of
Engineers to study the river
and its expansive watershed.
The district governing board
recently approved spending $2
million to develop computer
models of how the river flows
as it leaves the Green Swamp
and moves northward through
springs, swamps, lakes, creeks
and past manmade dams.
When the entire river system
is surveyed and mapped in the
computer model, the district


will be in a position to recom-
mend restoration projects,
according to Gordon McClung,
engineering section manager
for the district's Resource
Management Department.
McClung, a native Floridian,
will head the study
McClung said the district will
study river data from droughts
and floods, and the intervals
between, to watch how the
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Master Gardener Florence Parker waters a terrarium Friday morning as she instructs second-graders how the small ecosystems
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Florida Extension Service teaching second-graders about ecosystem


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Chronicle

Casey Mayes thought she knew water.
Comes out of the tap, right? Use water
for brushing her teeth, watering the
lawn, cleaning the dishes. Seems like
it's everywhere.
It took a clear plastic jug and a
makeshift garden for the Homosassa,
Elementary School second-grader to
think twice about water.
Casey and her classmates in Maria
Peterson's class on Friday were treated
by volunteer Master Gardener Florence
Parker in creating a terrarium.
Simply put, a terrarium is an
enclosed mini-garden that naturally
creates its own ecosystem. With-
Parker's help, pupils arranged pebbles,
soil, a variety of plants and even a few
rubber critters inside the plastic jug
before sprinkling it with water.
Peterson then capped the jug and


WATER USAGE PER DAY
Taking a bath or shower 15 to
30 gallons.
Watering the lawn 180 gallons.
Washing dishes 15 to 60 gal-
lons
Washing clothes 30 gallons
Flushing toilet 4 to 7 gallons.
Brushing teeth 1 gallon.
Drinking 1 2 gallon.
Source: LlnL.ersih ol Florida
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placed it on the counter. Keep it in the
light but not the sun, Parker said, and it
will naturally replenish.
"It's going to water itself," she said.
Sure enough, a half-hour later,
droplets could be seen forming on the
inside of the jug.
"You're going to be able to do this at


home if you pay attention," Parker said,
gu iding children through the process.
Volunteer master gardeners with the
University of Florida Extension Service
are teaching second-graders throughout
the Citrus County School District all
about the ecosystem. Other lessons
include butterflies, snakes and spiders.
The lesson about water usage sure
lett an impression on 8-year-old Casey.
"'I liked about putting the plants in,"
she said. "It teaches you to save water
and about the water cyele." .. .
Parker said it's her observation that
children learn plenty about the need to
preserve water by going through the ter-
rarium exercise.
"They love just love this terrari-
um because they get to keep it in the
classroom and watch it grow," she said.
"They also love the fact that they can go
home and make one of their own."
She added: "It's just a way of working
with nature to see what nature is all
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Citrus County
under burn ban
It is unlawful for any person to
set fire to or cause fire to be set
in any forest, grassland, wild
lands, marshes, vegetation, or
land in an urban or rural area
including agriculture, Silvaculture,
and pile burning or to build a
campfire, bonfire, bum yard trash,
household garbage, refuse, or
other debris within the unincorpo-
rated areas of Citrus County
unless authorization is obtained
from the Department of
Agriculture, Division of Forestry.
For information, call Fire
Rescue at 527-5407.
Resource Center
to host ribbon-cutting
The ribbon-cutting for the
Citrus County Resource Center
will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at
2804 W. Marc Knighton Court off
County Road 491 in Lecanto.
The special event will include
the Senior Center Follies.
For information, call 527-5900.
SCORE to host
business workshops
The SCORE Association and
Central Florida Community
College will host a series of busi-
ness workshops at the CFCC
Campus in Lecanto.
The times, dates, titles and
presenters of the workshops are
as follows.
8 a.m. Friday Part 2:
Microsoft Small Business
Accounting, by Bob Shevlin.
1 p.m. Friday Part 2:
Quick Books, by Marc Reynolds,
CPA.
Microsoft Small Business
Accounting offers several unique
features in addition to basic
accounting systems. With every
transaction, the current cash flow
position is reflected on the
screen and the system can be
integrated with Microsoft office
programs.
Beginning Quick Books is a
-widely recognized accounting ;
software package used by more
Than 2 million businesses. The
course will acquaint you jith' the
program capabilities and pro-
vides hands-on instruction and
lectures.
Arrangements can be made
---for workshop participants to meet
with a SCORE counselor at
some future date for private, no
fee mentoring or counseling.
For workshop registration and
information, call Amy Prodan at
249-1210.
School district
forums scheduled
Tell the school district what
you think of your schools:
Monday, May 8 at Lecanto
High School
Tuesday, May 9 at Citrus
High School
Wednesday, May 10 at
Crystal River High School
Meetings are from 7 p.m. to 9
p.m.
Topics for input include man-
aging future growth, school
safety and security, aging school
facilities, technology and traffic
patterns.
Wastewater Authority
to meet today
The Citrus County Water and
Wastewater Authority will meet
at 1 p.m. today at the Lecanto
Government Building.
One of the items to be dis-
cussed will be the sewage spill
on South Jeffrey Street, Beverly
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FOWLER
Continued from Page 1A

while," Fowler said.
He plans to formally an-
nounce his re-election during a
WYKE Channel 49 interview
today with hosts Tom Franklin
and former commissioner Josh
Wooten, who served with Fow-
ler for four years. The program
airs at noon and 7:30 p.m.
Fowler said the county is
undergoing a number of signif-
icant growth issues and he
doesn't believe this is the best
time for him to step away from
those discussions.
Fowler was first elected in
1994, then re-elected in 1998
and 2002. His closest race came
in the 2002 Republican pri-
mary, where he edged out
Joyce Valentinoe by just 27 votes.
Coincidentally, Valentino
was elected to the commission
in 2004 after she defeated
Wooten, and then moved into
his commission district.
Fowler' s votes and projects
have had their share of contro-
versy. They include:
M Fowler early on was a
major proponent of keeping
the county commission offices
and meetings in downtown
Inverness, the traditional


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county seat. An apparent effort
to take that issue to voters died
when then-Commissioner Ro-
ger Batchelor changed his
mind and shifted the majority
vote to Inverness.
He supported the ill-fated
Halls River Retreat condo-
minium project in Homosassa.
A former executive with
Waste Management, Fowler
has long advocated mandatory
garbage collection. Efforts to
implement such a proposal in
1998 and 2003 fell apart in
quarrels about the details.
Fowler was pointedly criti-
cal of three commissioners
who voted to fire Richard
Wesch as county administrator.
Fowler said Sunday he plans
to offer more specific reasons
for seeking re-election during
today's appearance on WYKE.


VICTIMS
Continued from Page 1A

Sunday's program consisted
of prayers, songs, stories and
many tears. The real focus of
the day was the simple phrase,
"Vow, never to forget."
"We cannot forget, our chil-
dren cannot forget and their
children cannot forget," said
Beth Sholom president Steven
Antonoff during the program's
opening statements. "If we do
forget, then it can happen
again."
Beverly Hills resident Hel-
mo Trzesniewsky certainly
won't ever forget. Now an octo-
genarian, Trzesniewsky can
clearly recall the time he spent
in three death camps during
his early 20s. Though some-
what faded, the tattooed num-
bers "197626" are still visible
on his left forearm.
"They are so fresh," Trzes-
niewsky said of his memories.
'A lot of people ask me how did
I survive? I really don't know."
Having people like Trzes-
niewsky and Bergman on hand
was considered a blessing and
an honor amongst those who
attended Sunday, but everyone
in the auditorium feared that
these two men are part of an
ever-growing rare breed.
"Not only does our commu-
nal heart ache," said Rabbi Zvi
Ettinger of the loss of more and
more Holocaust survivors each
year, "but it gets harder to
refute those who say that it did
not happen."
Ettinger went on to express
the importance of education to
keep the legacy of the lives lost
during the Holocaust prevalent
in the minds of future genera-
tions.
While many people may
think of the Holocaust as being
exclusively a genocide of Jews,


CATHY KAPULKA/Chronicle
David Bergman, left, a Holocaust survivor, lights a candle in memory of the Holocaust victims Sunday
during the Congregation Beth Sholom's service for Israel Independence Day.


the Rev David Hamilton of
Heritage Baptist Church in
Beverly Hills, was on hand to
remind everyone that nearly
six million Gentiles also died
during the "Final Solution."
"I think that it's important
for us to remember the
Holocaust because it affects
not just Jewish people, but all
of us," he said. "The Holocaust
was something that touched all
of humanity."
Sunday's program was also
marked by the impassioned
call for the sovereignty of the
country of Israel and included
remarks from Israeli Air Force
serviceman Yoni Fraiman.


As the services ended and
people began to shuffle out of
the auditorium, Bergman took
a moment to reflect on the
events of Yom Hashoah.


"For me it is a reminder of a
sad day, but in essence for me,
every day is a day of remem-
brance," he said. "It's some-
thing that you must not forget."


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water spreads out and con-
tracts, and how it interacts
with underground springs that
feed it fresh water. He said the
district wants to restore the
ecosystem, but it can't ignore
human impacts. .
He said the system may
never be returned to its origi-
nal state.
"If we were to change it back
to where it was historically it
would impact many people,"
he said. "We don't want to harm
one area to help another. We
have to balance."
The Tsala Apopka Chain has
been altered many times,
beginning in the late 1800s,
McClung said. The lake system
was channeled to make room
for ferryboat traffic. Later,
dams were added to prevent
the lakes from draining back to
the river
Many longtime observers in
Citrus County believe the
damming of the lakes has
caused premature aging. Thick
sediment covers the bottom of
the lake in many areas. But
many of the dams in the lake
system were put there to artifi-
cially maintain water levels
and control flooding.
Should. they be removed?
The district computer mod-
els may provide those answers.
The ..Withlacoochee River is
140 miles long, unless one
includes the Little
Withlacoochee tributary,
which adds another 30 miles.
McClung said the Indians


who lived along its banks
called it the "big little water."
He said it refers to fact that the
river expands when it floods
and contracts to a small stream
during drought.
Emilio Gonzalez, project
engineer for Corps of
Engineers, said- the agency
handed over the Withla-
cpochee River Basin Study to
the water district when
Congress did not fund the sec-
ond phase. He said the Corps
will continue requesting fund-
ing for the study
He agreed with McClung
that the Withlacoochee River
is an unusual water body with
a huge watershed.
"It's not a common type sys-
tem where you have water
coming out at one end and
tempting into the Gulf of
Mexico," Gonzalez said. "It's
very complex."


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1,300 pins shaped like a pair of
blue jeans last week.
Platt said an employee dress
code is a condition of employ-
ment and can only be imple-
mented if negotiated into
employee contracts.
"It's not just about blue
jeans," Platt said.
She said virtually every school
in the district has a different
employee dress code, however
she declined to say which ones
specifically prohibit blue jeans.
When Superintendent of
Schools Sandra "Sam" Himmel
took office a year and a half ago
she implemented a no blue-
denim policy for employees that
work at the District Services
Center in Inverness. At the time,
she said it was important that
the district's leaders dress pro-
fessionally as an example for
the rest of the district
Platt said teachers, aides, sec-
retaries and other employees
represented by CCEA in negoti-
ations have been complaining
for years about the issue.
'"A school cannot individually
come up with a plan that super-
sedes the contract," Platt said.
She said wearing the pins is a
non-disruptive way for employ-
ees to protest school-imple-


mented dress codes. CCEA is
not advocating open defiance
of any school-imposed dress
codes, Platt said.
The last time CCEA organ-
ized teachers to protest was in
2003, when teachers wore
black to protest stagnant salary
negotiations.
Support personnel director
Steve Myers, a member of the
district's negotiation team, said
he is aware the union has an
issue with the dress code and
they will address it at negotia-
tions Tuesday The union will


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meeting.
"The common denominator
here is no one wants to be
unfair to anyone, but we also
want people to maintain a pro-
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Maybelle
Carroll, 73
HOMOSASSA
Maybelle Carroll, 73,
Homosassa, died Friday, April
28, 2006, in Ocala.
She was born to Basil and
Jesse Hall on Sept. 7. 1932, in
Lima, Ohio.
Survivors include her hus-
band, Clifford Carroll of
Homosassa; one son, Clifford
and wife Nancy of Lima, Ohio;
four daughters, Rhoda Dennise
Bice and husband Leslie of
Lima, Ohio, Elma Jane
Fosnaugh and husband Randy
of Wapakoneta, Ohio, Elda Joan
Smith and husband Thomas of
Ada, Ohio, and Teresa Kay Day
and husband Dennis of Lima,
Ohio; 13 grandchildren; 18
great-grandchildren; and good
friend, Scooter.
Wilder Funeral Home,
Homosassa Springs.
Gladys Morris, 89
DUNNELLON
Gladys Starling Morris, 89,
Dunnellon, died Saturday,
April 29, 2006, at her home in
Dunnellon.
She was born to Arthur and
Sophia Starling in Lawtey and
came to this area in 1930.
Mrs. Morris was a mail carri-
er for the U.S. Postal Service
and was a member of First
Baptist Church of Dunnellon.
She was preceded in death
by her husband, John Morris.
Survivors include her daugh-
ter, Elaine Carter of Dunnellon;
two brothers, Hubert Austin
Starling of Greenwood, S.C.,
and Arthur Starling Jr. of
Dunnellon; four sisters, Mabel
Roberts ofAbbeville, Ala., Effie
Laverne Stewart of Orlando,
and Eugenia Kinard and
Mildred Wisdom, both of Ocala;
two grandchildren, Cindi
Rankin of Dunnellon and Brian
Carter of Ocala; and six great-
grandchildren.


Obituaries
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Dunnellon.
Hope Rowland, 67
HERNANDO
Hope Wimmer Rowland, 67,
Hernando, died Friday, April
28, 2006, at the Hospice Care
Unit at Citrus Memorial hospi-
tal in Inverness.
She was born in Fort
Mitchell, Ky., on Nov. 18, 1938,
to Edward and Britamarte
Wimmer and came to this area
two years ago from St.
Petersburg where she resided
for 23 years.
Mrs. Rowland was a home-
maker and a member of the
Christian Missionary Alliance.
She enjoyed helping people
and was an advocate for the
homeless for more than 20
years. She also enjoyed help-
ing animals and was involved
in hundreds of animal rescues.
Mrs. Rowland was a teacher.
Survivors include her hus-
band of 25 years, Joe Rowland;
two sons, Tom Dahl of Floral
City, and Rob Dahl of
Hernando; brother, Mike
Wimmer of Fort Mitchell, Ky.;
and nine grandchildren,
Melissa, Thomas, Chrysta,
Samantha, Douglas, Alicia,
Luke, Chloe and Max.
Chas. E. Davis Funeral
Home with Crematory, Inver-
ness.
Victor
Zemeckis, 81
HERNANDO


ago, having moved from
Chicago to Palm Cay, where he
resided for seven years.
He served with the United
States Navy jn World War II.
He was employed as a
mechanic for Eastern Airlines.
Mr. Zemeckis was Catholic.
His enjoyment of life includ-
ed fishing, boating, playing
accordion and organ and going
to area flea markets on the
weekends.
He was preceded in death by
his son, Paul, on May 27, 2002.
Survivors include his wife
Stella. Zemeckis; two sons
Victor W Zemeckis and
Dennis K. Zemeckis, both of
Chicago, Ill.; two daughters,
Annette Esparza of Chicago
Ridge, Ill., and Phyllis Bellino
and husband Rick of Glen
Ellyn, Ill.; one brother, George
Zemeckis of Chicago; 15
grandchildren; and eight
great-children.
Chas. E. Davis Funeral
Home with Crematory, Inver-
ness.
Funeral
Hope Wimmer Rowland.
Funeral services will be con-
ducted at 11 a.m. Thursday,
May 4, 2006, from the Chas. E.
Davis Funeral Home of
Inverness with Mr. Don
LaBrant officiating. Burial will
follow at the Hills of Rest
Cemetery, Floral City. Friends
may call 10 a.m. until the hour
of service on Thursday at the
funeral home.


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