INSIDE NEWS BRIEF SEPTEMBER 1, 2011 Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best Community VOLUME 117 ISSUE 25 50 CITRUS COUNTY Stunner: Venus withdraws from Open after announcement /B1 HOLLYWOOD SUMMER: Fewer fans Movie revenues up even as fewer fans flock to theaters./Page B6www.chronicleonline.com INDEX Comics . . . . .C6 Community . . . .C4 Crossword . . . .C5 Editorial . . . .A12 Entertainment . . .B6 Horoscope . . . .B6 Lottery Numbers . .B6 Lottery Payouts . .B4 Movies . . . . . .C6 Obituaries . . . .A6 Classifieds . . . .C7 TV Listings . . . .C5 OPINION: EDITORIAL, PAGE A12 Wellcalculated lawsuits are sometimes necessary. THURSDAYHIGH 89 LOW 72 Partly sunny with scattered thunderstorms. PAGE A4 TODAY & Friday morning Katia gathers strength Associated PressWEST PALM BEACH Tropical Storm Katia was close to becoming a hurricane Wednesday in the Atlantic Ocean, but forecasters said it was too soon to determine where it might head. The National Hurricane Center in Miami cautioned the public still recovering along parts of the East Coast from Irene not to stress over the storm. It is over warm waters and in a low wind shear environment, two ingredients that could propel it to become a major hurricane. But its too soon to tell if it will ever come Still too soon to determine storms potential threat New company makes splash in county S HEMIR W ILES Staff Writer INVERNESS When Diana Broesler joined Smartphone Experts in 2004, she thought it would be her final business venture before finally retiring from the entrepreneurial grind. But she was wrong. After meeting a number of smart, gifted young people in the county, she said she saw they needed a place to express their talent and work. Therefore, she took her retirement money and opened up SocialMedia Designs along with Chris Kingree, Jason Bates, Rob Davies and Jason Bates. It is on State Road 44 in Inverness across from Brannen Banks West Inverness office. When describing what SocialMedia Designs does, co-owner and Broeslers son Kingree explained basically anything to grow a business. From web design to video production to managing social media accounts, Broesler said its a one-stop shop for any persons business needs. Instead of outsourcing it, we can do it local and at a professional level, Kingree said. In addition, every designer at SocialMedia Designs is local and self-taught. Broesler is no stranger to establishing a company in the county; shes been flexing her business chops since the 1970s. This New Jersey native first came to Citrus County in the early 1960s after her mom and dad bought property here. I came kicking and fighting, she said. It just wasnt the place Broesler wanted to be until she started doing volunteer work in the community. Then she eventually fell in love with the county and decided it would be a great place to raise a family. Before SocialMedia Designs, Broesler and Kingree were keeping busy with Smartphones Experts. Smartphone Experts was founded in 2002 with Marcus Adolfsson. Adolfsson and another college student started a Web site development company in their freshman year. In 2002, Adolfsson left that business, selling out to his partner, and launched TreoCentral, a community website dedicated to the Palm Treo, one of the worlds first smartphones. However, soon the business expanded to selling all kinds of smartphones and hosting websites that support blogs and forums. Kingree said it started out with shipping orders from a shed in his moms backyard to eventually establishing a warehouse in Inverness and becoming the largest shipper with UPS in Central Florida. In 2007, The Web site Inc. 5000, which lists the countrys fasted-growing companies, listed Smartphone Experts as No. 37 in consumer retail. Broesler said she is still very involved with Smartphone Experts, and SocialMedia Designs is intended to be a complimentary NOAA/Special to the Chronicle This image shows Tropical Storm Katia as it moved west this week. The storms coordinates were 14.6 N 42.6 W late Wednesday afternoon. See STORM / Page A5 Down to business BRIAN LaPETER /Chronicle New Concepts Hair Salon owners Dale and Sharon Malm are pictured with hair designers Ashley McFarland, left, and Amanda ONeal. DAVE SIGLER/Chronicle Arbuth Bumgarner shows examples of his products. He runs an international business, Hernando Moss. Starch rivals C HRIS V AN O RMER Staff WriterBusiness is blossoming for a county entrepreneur who started as a floral designer. For years, Arbuth Bumgarner of Hernando Moss, a Hernando-based business, has flown overseas to find products for the horticulture industry. Now he is branching out to supply other industries as an Combing the globe for hairstyles C HRIS V AN O RMER Staff WriterCRYSTAL RIVER Judging overseas trends and adapting them is a way a local business can widen its range. We look at trends and we do some of them here, said Sharon Malm, co-owner of New Concepts International Hair Salon with Dale Malm. The Malms stylists study fashions popular in other countries. Theyll practice them on each other or a guest or a random person from out in the community that they will choose to try the styles on, she said. They use a system of gathering ideas through trade shows, fashion magazines and websites. They start with trends in the United States, following such cities as New York, Cleveland, Savannah and Los Angeles. Then stylists look farther afield to foreign capitals, such as Moscow or London or Paris. Typically, those are really crazy kind of styles that if you saw someone walking down the street in Crystal River, youd think someone dropped them from another planet, Malm said. So while we practice those, the whole point of doing them is to modify what we see so that it will work here. They look for basic shapes, such as whether styles are square or rounded. They also look for coloring trends. With styles, Malm said what goes down must rise again. Hairstyles cant get any flatter, so its got to go up, she said. So we know that perms are coming back. When a trend is noticed in New York or London, hairstylists should start practicing immediately before the demand reaches Citrus County. If we are seeing it out in L.A., we know that typically that it takes 18 months to two years to get down here, Malm said. The whole thing is that when we see it that far out, we can start practicing it. We can start being the first ones to bring it here. Stylists look not only at colors, but also shades of the colors. According to Malm, red is in vogue in Paris and Moscow, but she also considers which shades of red would appeal to customers here. Were not going to go into the flaming orange red hair that you might See SOCIAL / Page A5 Entrepreneur promotes alternative material See COMB / Page A5 Editors Note: Two local entrepreneurs go beyond the boundaries of Citrus County to find innovative ways to expand their businesses. Here are their stories. See STARCH / Page A7 CHS grads sought With Citrus High School celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, we are looking for the oldest living graduate of the school in Inverness. If thats you or you know who it is, call the Chronicle newsroom at (352) 5635660 or email Nancy Kennedy at nkennedy@chron icleonline.com. TEXAS WILDFIRES Homes destroyedNorth Texas residents ordered to flee./ Page A14 INTERNATIONAL FLAIR: Bevy of a buffetCrystal River eatery serves up Cuban, Italian cuisine./ Page C1
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Around THE STATE Citrus County Sale to benefit Missions vetsMission in Citrus Veterans Outreach Center will stage a yard sale fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, through Monday, Sept. 5. The sale will be at the center, 2966 Portico Terrace, Hernando. For more information, call (352) 419-4816. Public comment time rescheduled Due to changing scheduling necessities, the public input portion of the regular county commission meeting on Sept. 13 will be from 2:30 to 3 p.m. The agenda and back-up materials are available online at www.bocc.citrus.fl.us, as are the minutes after the meetings. The meetings can also be viewed live online in a small digital format. Click Agenda/ Minutes at the top of the left hand column on the countys website. The meeting, which begins at 1 p.m. in the courthouse in Inverness, is televised live on cable TV on Channel 622 on Bright House and Channel 9 on Comcast. Copeland Elderly woman attacked by alligator Officials say an alligator attacked and severely injured an elderly woman in southwest Florida. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports that 90-yearold Margaret Webb was walking near her Copeland home Wednesday when the 8-foot alligator lunged out of a canal. Officials say the woman, who lost part of her leg in the attack, was airlifted to a Fort Myers trauma center. FWC says a trapper was sent to the area to find the alligator. If found, the reptile will be cut open in an attempt to retrieve and reattach the leg. Pensacola Man gets 20 years for leaving fatal crash A Florida Panhandle man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for leaving the scene of a fatal wreck. An Escambia County judge sentenced 47-year-old Andy Anger on Tuesday. A jury convicted him in July of leaving the scene of a crash involving a death and driving with a suspended license. Authorities say Anger was driving an SUV last September when he lost control on a curve and flipped the vehicle. From wire reports S TATE & L OCAL Page A3 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2011 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Correction Because of photographers error, a photo caption on page 9A of Mondays edition, County contained incorrect information. Pamela Steed Produce is the name of the business across from Publix. The Chronicle regrets the error. Readers can alert The Citrus County Chronicle to any errors in news articles by emailing dmann@chronicle online.com or by calling (352) 563-5660. C HRIS V AN O RMER Staff WriterLabor Day will be almost as popular this year as it was last year. Floridians plan to taper off a little, according to AAAs Labor Day 2011 travel projections. Overall, 3 percent fewer Floridians will travel during the Labor Day holiday, defined as Thursday, Sept. 1 through Monday, Sept. 5. About 0.7 percent fewer drivers will be on the road this year compared to last, while air travel is expected to drop by 3.2 percent over last year, meaning 108,044 Floridians have flights booked. The decrease in expected travelers is a result of a mixed economic outlook and consumer uncertainty regarding the overall economy, said Brent Hubele, vice president, AAA Travel. However, the overall decrease in holiday travelers is minimal compared to last year and could even increase if gas prices continue to fall. Nationwide, about 31.5 million travelers will take a trip of 50 miles or more away from home, a 2.4 percent decrease compared to the 32.3 million who traveled in 2010. More vehicles will be on the roads, however. The number is expected to increase slightly with 27.3 million drivers compared to 27.2 million last year. Vehicle travelers will make up 87 percent of all travelers, a 3-percent increase from last year. Seven out of 10 vehicle travelers said gas prices would not impact their travel plans, even though retail gas prices are an average of 75 cents a gallon higher than last year. The current national average price of $3.57 a gallon, however, is 10 cents cheaper than the 2008 Labor Day price of $3.67. High gas prices will certainly have an impact on some travelers, said Jessica Brady, spokesperson, AAA Auto Club South. However, if prices continue to decrease as they have throughout the past four weeks, we could see a lot more people deciding to take a trip last minute. Air travel is expected to decrease 1.9 percent compared to the 2010 holiday, with 2.4 million travelers versus the 2.5 million who flew last year. Other modes of travel (trains, watercraft, multi-modal travel) will make up the remaining 5 percent of total person-trips (1.7 million travelers), down from the 2010 share of 8 percent, but well above the 4 percent seen in 2009. These modes are more highly used by those within lower income brackets, and as such, are highly sensitive to changes in disposable income. Hotel rates are expected to increase 6 percent from one year ago, with travelers spending an average of $148 per night compared to $139 last year. Weekend daily car rental rates will average $43, a 7-percent decrease from one year ago. The average distance traveled by Americans during the Labor Day holiday weekend is expected to be 608 miles, only slightly less than last years average travel distance of 635 miles, according to a survey of traveler intentions. Median spending is expected to be $702, largely unchanged from $697 last year. Fuel and transportation costs combine to consume the largest share of holiday spending (27 percent), followed by accommodations (22 percent), food and beverages (21 percent), shopping (13 percent), entertainment and recreation (12 percent), and other costs (5 percent). AAAs projections are based on economic forecasting and research by IHS Global Insight. Chronicle reporter Chris Van Ormer can be reached at (352) 5642916 or cvanormer@chronicle online.com. Holiday travel forecast stable Labor Day trips should drop slightly from last year Round em up! Photo courtesy of Tim French/Highwing Images Aerial PhotographyTim French recently photographed these three dolphins herding a school of mullet off the Ozello coastline. Dolphins are social animals and often hunt in packs and corral baitfish. French said his first thought was the fish were sharks or large snook, but on closer inspect ion he noticed the dolphins swimming on their sides in the shallow water, churning up the muddy bottom. Special to the Chronicle The Southwest Florida Water Management District will have a public meeting Thursday at Citrus County Auditorium to gather input needed to improve identification of flooding risks in the Tsala Apopka watershed. The district is serving as a cooperating technical partner for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on its national effort to update and modernize the FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs). Most of the current FIRMs are 10 to 30 years old and are outdated because of natural and physical changes caused by land use, development and erosion. The open house in Citrus County will present preliminary floodplain information and explain the basis behind the findings. This information will be used to identify areas of flood risk, which are based on watershed boundaries. The open house will begin at 1 p.m. and continue to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Citrus County Auditorium at 3601 S. Florida Avenue in Inverness. District representatives will be available to meet with residents anytime between 4 and 6:30 p.m. Residents affected by changes have received letters advising them of the need to contact the district and attend the open house. Future open houses will be scheduled for additional watersheds as preliminary models are completed. During the meeting, preliminary models and floodplain information will be presented to the public for review and comment. After addressing the comments, floodplain information will be finalized and presented to the Districts Governing Board for permission to develop the preliminary FIRMs for submittal to FEMA. District seeks input on flood insurance Rate maps to be redone Associated PressMIAMI Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants the state to compete in the next round of the U.S. Department of Educations Race to the Top competition, which could award up to $100 million to improve early learning. To apply for the grant, however, state legislators must approve a budget amendment accepting $3.4 million in federal funding for a home visiting program for atrisk families. The Florida Department of Health requested the grant in the last legislative session, but it was not funded. Ben Wolf, legislative analyst at the Florida House of Representatives, said at the time there was no knowledge it was tied to Race to the Top. The issue will go before the legislative budget commission on Sept. 7. The competition is the third round of the Department of Educations Race to the Top initiative, which has spurred education reform around the United States. Florida was awarded $700 million in the second round of the competition, funds that are now going toward creating new teacher evaluation systems, improving the lowest performing schools and other reforms that are designed to boost student achievement and close the achievement gap. The new round of the competition will award $500 million to states that have been leaders in early education, those programs that are designed to help prepare the youngest children for school. Studies have shown that children from disadvantaged backgrounds frequently enter kindergarten and first-grade already behind their more affluent peers. Proponents say early education programs can improve long-term performance. The early learning grant is aimed at expanding access to lowincome children and creating high quality services and assessments. In Florida, those funds would go toward improving the quality of school readiness programs, as well as the states voluntary pre-kindergarten and Head Start programs, said Amy Graham, a spokeswoman for Scott. Gov. Scott: Apply for Fed funds Wants state to compete in Race to the Top The News Service of FloridaTALLAHASSEE Low-income students using the corporate tax credit scholarship program to attend private schools showed slightly greater learning gains in reading and math tests than similar students in public schools, according to a new study. This study was cheered by pro-voucher groups, which believe it proves the once-controversial corporate tax credit scholarship program benefits low-income students. It validates what weve known, said Doug Tuthill, the president of Step Up For Students, the sole administrator of the program. We are proud of the gains, but we are not going to rest on our laurels. The report was commissioned by the Florida Department of Education and released Wednesday. The study says that students using the corporate tax credit scholarship showed slightly greater learning gains on reading and math in the Standard Achievement Test than similar students taking the FCAT in the 2008-09 school year. Florida Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson said in a tweet he was encouraged by the findings. Corporate tax credit scholarships are essentially voucher programs that allow public school students to attend private schools. Companies are allowed to donate money toward private school scholarships in exchange for a tax credit. Each student then receives a $4,011 scholarship to attend a private school. Critics of the tax credit scholarship program have argued that it diverts taxpayer dollars away from public schools. In Florida, schools are awarded money based on how many students they enroll. The program has proved popular with parents. Last year, 34,550 students were awarded scholarships, an increase of 5,623 students from the year before. More than 83 percent of those students attended religious schools with the scholarships. Scholarship students show gains The Citrus County Craft Councils 22nd annual Harvest Moon Craft Show, slated for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at Florida National Guard Armory in Crystal River, will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Citrus County. It had previously been announced that the show would benefit a different nonprofit entity. For more information, call (352) 860-2598. Clarification
News Service of FloridaTALLAHASSEE A Tampa Democrat has filed a Senate version of a proposed constitutional amendment to ban oil drilling within about 10 miles of Floridas coastline. The proposed amendment (SJR 90), filed Tuesday by Sen. Arthenia Joyner, matches a House version (HJR 23) filed earlier this year by Rep. Rick Kriseman, D-St. Petersburg. It would ask voters to put into the constitution a ban on exploration, drilling, extraction or production of oil in Florida waters. There are people still suffering from the big spill, Joyner said Wednesday. Do you want to expose Florida to the possibility of another spill but closer to our shore? I just cant believe people want to bring it that close, after seeing what happens when its farther out. To open up our shoreline to the possibility of oil is ludicrous, Joyner said. The move, which would need three-fifths approval of both chambers to get the proposal before voters, comes as backers of drilling have begun again raising the prospect of new exploration for both oil and gas to combat high energy prices, as well as reducing American dependence on foreign sources of energy. Just over a year after the BP Deepwater Horizon spill, largest oil spill in the history of the United States, Joyner said the push for drilling is regaining strength. She pointed to a suggestion this week by Republican presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann to consider new drilling in the eastern Gulf and, possibly, in the Everglades, if it can be done safely. When Bachmann brought it up at a South Florida campaign stop, she was greeted by calls of Drill Baby, Drill. It seems like we need it now more than ever, Joyner said of a constitutional ban. Senate President Mike Haridopolos has said he has no intention of pushing for new drilling in Florida waters this year. Haridopolos, R-Merritt Island, was a backer of a bill in 2010 that would have removed a moratorium on drilling in Florida waters, but changed his stance after the BP oil spill began in April of that year. Since then, Haridopolos has said there is a need for new drilling in American waters, but has given assurances that Florida waters which extend about 10 miles to the Gulf, and closer in the Atlantic would remain off the agenda in the coming year. The moratorium on drilling in Florida waters remains, but nothing would prevent lawmakers from lifting it, which is the impetus for the proposed constitutional ban. Then-Gov. Charlie Crist proposed such a ban in the wake of the spill, but the House refused to take it up. Crist is now, along with former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink, a backer of another push to get the idea before voters, a citizen initiative being pushed by a group called Save Our Seas, Beaches and Shores. That group is collecting signatures to try to get the issue on the ballot. Its leader, Manley Fuller, conceded Wednesday that it doesnt look like the grassroots group, which relies heavily on volunteers, will be able to hit its mark in time for the 2012 ballot. It would be extremely difficult, practically speaking, for us to make the ballot, Fuller said. Its been a mom and pop operation. Were looking for a major supporter, a major benefactor. We need some people to write some checks. It would be great if the Legislature would put it on the ballot, Fuller said. That would be wonderful. Gov. Rick Scott, who wouldnt have a say because proposed amendments passed by lawmakers go straight to the ballot without the governors approval, has recently said he supports additional drilling if it can be shown theres no chance of a major spill, but he hasnt been convinced of that yet. Opponents of drilling fear the debate over whether to allow it in Florida waters goes beyond the actual question of whether to let new exploration begin in the area. Citrus County Sheriffs OfficeBurglaries A burglary to an unoccupied residence occurred at about 5 p.m. Aug. 24 in the 11000 block of N. Ivonne Terrace, Citrus Springs. A burglary to an unoccupied residence occurred at about 7:40 a.m. Aug. 30 in the 100 block of E. Ambassador Lane, Citrus Springs. A burglary to an unoccupied residence occurred at about 9 a.m. Aug. 30 in the 2200 block of N. Florida Avenue, Hernando.Thefts A grand theft occurred at about 8 a.m. Feb. 1 in the 80 block of S. Lucille Street, Beverly Hills. A grand theft ($300 or more) occurred on Aug. 27 in the 3700 block of N. Holiday Drive, Crystal River. A grand theft ($300 or more) occurred at about 2:20 a.m. Aug. 30 in the 2900 block of Madison Street W., Inverness. A grand theft ($300 or more) occurred at about 10:38 a.m. Aug. 30 in the 2800 block of W. Laredo Drive, Citrus Springs. A petit theft occurred at about 2:07 p.m. Aug;. 30 in the 6200 block of W. Cardinal Street, Homosassa. A retail petit theft occurred at about 3:05 p.m. Aug. 30 in the 2600 block of N. Forest Ridge Boulevard, Pine Ridge. A retail petit theft occurred at about 6:10 p.m. Aug. 30 in the 9500 block of E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. A retail petit theft occurred at about 8:31 p.m. Aug. 30 in the 2400 block of E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness.Vandalisms A vandalism ($200 or less) occurred on Aug. 30 in the 5500 block of S. Oldfield Avenue, Homosassa. A vandalism ($200 or less) occurred at about 1 a.m. Aug. 31 in the 11000 block of N. Riverbend Road, Dunnellon. 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see walking down the street in London, Malm said. Hair color affects all color trends in fashion. The colors of nail polish in L.A. are not the same as those used in other parts of the country, Malm explained. The business uses a Facebook page for social media networking. Each stylist is required to come up with a list of things that are happening in the industry, Malm said. She gave the latest update: Right now, the fashion industry says you dont match your fingernails to your toenails. We know that worldwide orange is the big color. You get all the little bits and pieces of information out to people whats in, whats not in, whats coming in. It all incorporates into what they are doing behind the chair. Industry leaders look at the overall shape of everything, Malm said. They look at the building shapes. They look at waves on the ocean; what kind of flowers are there. All of those shapes are in the haircuts. When cars start rounding, hair shapes start rounding. Style is interconnected, she said. We bring it back here and play with it and try to tweak it so it works in Citrus County. Chronicle reporter Chris Van Ormer can be reached at (352) 564-2916 or cvanormer@chronicle online.com. business to it. Since officially opening the beginning of August, Kingree said the response has been phenomenal. Weve made a huge splash, he said. We eat, sleep and breathe this industry. And for Broesler, she said she feels like opening SocialMedia Designs has allowed her to not only invest back into Citrus County but invest into the future of the county. I have a vested interest in the future, she said. I want to give something back to Citrus County.Chronicle reporter Shemir Wiles can be reached at (352) 564-2924 or swiles@chronicle online.com. 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The creative staff and owners of Social Media Design, pictured from left, are Ashlei Johnson, Chris Kingree, owner, Diane Broesler, owner, Rob Davies, owner, Jason Bates, owner, Donna Adams, Logan Graham and Sheree Monroe. COMB Continued from Page A1 near land. Its got a lot of ocean to go. Theres no way at this point to say if it will make any impacts, let alone when it might make them, said Dennis Feltgen, a meteorologist and spokesman at the National Hurricane Center. Theres a reason we dont do forecasts more than five days in advance the information just isnt good. The error beyond that just isnt acceptable. As of 5 p.m., Katia was centered about 1,285 miles east of the Leeward Islands and was moving westnorthwest near 20 mph. Maximum sustained winds were near 70 mph, just shy of the hurricane threshold of 74 mph. It was expected to continue strengthening over the next day or two. Some models showed Katia veering away from the East Coast. But Feltgen said its simply too soon for coastal residents to tell. Folks along the East Coast shouldnt be getting a lot of heartburn over this not yet, he said. The storms name replaces Katrina in the rotating storm roster because of the catastrophic damage from the 2005 storm that devastated New Orleans and the coast. The World Meteorological Organization maintains six rotating lists of storm names, but it strikes names associated with storms that were catastrophically deadly or costly. In the meantime, forecasters were monitoring a tropical depression that developed Wednesday in the Pacific. It was about 55 miles northwest of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico, with winds at 30 mph. Its moving northwest at about 7 mph but is weakening rapidly over southwestern Mexicos high terrain and expected to fall apart on Thursday. The government has discontinued tropical storm watches but the system is dumping heavy rain over parts of the states of Guerrero, Michoacan and Colima. STORM Continued from Page A1 Maximum sustained winds were near 70 mph, just shy of the hurricane threshold of 74 mph. It was expected to continue strengthening over the next day or two.
Associated PressATLANTA Half of Americans drink a soda or sugary beverage each day and some are downing a lot. One in 20 people drinks the equivalent of more than four cans of soda each day, even though health officials say sweetened beverages should be limited to less than half a can. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the figures Wednesday in a report said to be the governments first to offer national statistics for both adults and kids. Sweetened drinks have been linked to the U.S. explosion in obesity and related medical problems, and health officials have been urging people to cut back for years. Some officials have proposed an extra soda tax and many schools have stopped selling soda or artificial juices. But advocates say those efforts are not enough, and on Wednesday a coalition of 100 organizations announced a new push. The effort includes the American Heart Association and some city health departments who plan to prod companies to stop the sale of sugary drinks on their property or providing them at business meetings as Bostons Carney Hospital did in April. There will also be a new rush of media campaigns, like one starting soon in Los Angeles that will ask If you wouldnt eat 22 packs of sugar, why are you drinking it? The new CDC report may be ammunition. It found: About half the population drinks a sugared beverage each day. Males consume more than females, with teenage boys leading the pack. On average, males ages 12 through 19 drink the equivalent of nearly two cans of soda each day. Poor people drink more than the more affluent. Low-income adults got about 9 percent of their daily calories from sugary beverages; for high-income adults it was just over 4 percent. Blacks get more of their calories from sweetened beverages than other racial and ethnic groups. The study is based on inperson interviews of more than 17,000 people in the years 2005 through 2008. They were asked to recount everything they ate and drank during the previous day. Diet sodas, sweetened teas, flavored milks and 100 percent fruit juice did not count. Healthy-eating recommendations call for people to limit sugary beverages to about 64 calories per day. Thats a little less than half of a 12-ounce can of regular Coca-Cola, which is 140 calories. In other terms: An average can of sugared soda or juice has 10 to 12 teaspoons of sugar. There have been efforts to reduce childrens access to sodas and sports drinks in schools, with beverage companies agreeing to remove full-calorie soft drinks. But the CDC study found more than half of the drinks are consumed at home. Less than 1 percent are bought at schools or day-care centers. Death ELSEWHERE George Green, 59 SONGWRITER BLOOMINGTON, Ind. 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Gerald Compeau, 65 HERNANDO Gerald E. Compeau, 65, of Hernando, FL, passed away after a brief illness August 27, 2011, at Tampa General Hospital. Gerry was born on December 1, 1945, in Plainfield, NJ, to Charles and Eleanor Compeau. He moved to Hernando in 1978 from New Brunswick, NJ. Gerry was a haircutter with a career that spanned fifty years. Licensed at sixteen, he was proud of his Paul Mitchell training in NYC. He was Catholic. Gerry was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Eugene Compeau. Survivors include his loving companion of 23 years, Linda Evans of Hernando, FL; five children, Gerald Compeau Jr. (Darlene) of Hampstead, NC, Richard Compeau (Roseanne) of Flemington, NJ, Kenneth Compeau (Christine) of Gardiner, NY, Danielle Schultz (Thomas) of New Brunswick, NJ, and Philip Compeau (Shannon) of Cocoa Beach, FL; sister Diane Carneglia (Raymond) of Sumterville, FL; brother Los Compeau (Ellie) of Idleyd Park, OR; sister-in-law Jeanne Compeau and her son Troy Anthony of Dunnellon, FL; seven grandchildren, Thomas and Alan Schultz, Daniel, Ken, Kayla and Aiden Compeau and Jason Cherry; great-grandchildren, Gabrielle and Jacob Cherry; and many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and customers. Visitation for Gerry will be from 9:30 a.m. to the hour of service at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 2, 2011, at the Heinz Funeral Home in Inverness. Father Charles Leke will preside. Private interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Inverness, FL, will be at a later date. Gerrys family has requested that friends join them at Natures Way Precision Haircutters following the funeral service for a celebration of life. Heinz Funeral Home and Cremation, Inverness, FL. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com. Nancy Atkinson, 76 FLORAL CITYNancy Jean Atkinson, 76, Floral City, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011. Private burial in Hills of Rest Cemetery. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory in Inverness. Moo Patrick Uhm, 71 HERNANDO Moo K. Patrick Uhm, 71, of Hernando, passed away on Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, at Hospice House in Lecanto. He was born May 26, 1940, in Manchuria, China to Tae Wan and Hee Yul (Kwon) Uhm. Mr. Uhms professional careerencompassed several areas during his life. He was a clinical psychologist by profession, having earnedbachelors and masters degreesfrom Seoul University in Seoul,South Korea, where he was associated with Catholic Medical Center (St. Marys Hospital). He taught psychology at several colleges in Seoul and was a researcher for Koreas National Defense and Science Institute. Moo also enjoyed careers in electronics and real estate and fostered the creation of a Korean retirement community in Citrus County.He was aboard member of Contemplative Outreach Ltd. and director of various retreats in the U.S. and Korea. Mr. Uhm was a published author in the Korean language on centering prayer and translated many spiritual booksin Korean.Among his other accomplishments, he also formed a 16 DVD set in Korean, which covered 48 subjects on centering prayer. Patrick, as he was also known at his parish ofOur Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Beverly Hills, loved to sing and enjoyed golf. He moved here permanently from the Chicago area in 2006. Moo is survived by his wife of 42 years, Jung Sook HelenUhm of Hernando; daughter, Monica Winters (Liam), Larchmont, NY; son, Thomas Uhm (Tracy), London, England; son, Andrew Uhm (Michelle), Los Angeles, CA; and grandchildren Kenna, Carsen, Zoe and Daniela. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, Sept. 2 at noon from Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Beverly Hills, with Fr. Carl Arico from Contemplative Outreach Ltd. Interment will be private. Friends are invited to celebrate Mr. Uhms life with his family Thursday, Sept. 1, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Fero Funeral Home, Beverly Hills.In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Contemplative Outreach Ltd., 10 Park Place, 2nd Floor, Suite B., Butler, NJ 07405. www.ferofuneral home.com. Helen Smith, 69 Helen T. Smith, 69, passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2011. She was born July 3, 1942, in Elmont, NY, to the late Haakon Hansen and Rosa Taylor Hansen. Mrs. Smith is survived by her husband, Edward M. Smith; son, Stephen E. Smith of Bangkok, Thailand; daughter, Lorraine F. Wooten of Rock Hill, SC; grandchildren, James A. Short and Haley Michelle Short; and sister, Cathy Roberts of Fountain, CO. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lutheran Hospice, 1505 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201. Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements. www.caughman harmanfuneralhome.net. Barbara Simon, 59 HERNANDO Mrs. Barbara A. Simon, 59, of Hernando, Florida, died Tuesday, August 30, 2011, in Inverness, FL. The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, at the Beverly Hills Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes. The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of memorial donations to Hospice of Citrus County, P .O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464. Mrs. Simon was born July 11, 1952, in Chicago, IL, daughter of the late Edward and Irene (Stevenson) Childress. 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Traditionally, Bumgarners products have included such materials as pottery, ceramics, ornamental stone, metalwork, paper and ribbon. Now hes found a new and different material. Pointing to a lightweight disposable-looking plate, Bumgarner said, This product right here is made out of 100 percent starch or corn, so this is 100 percent biodegradable. The plate is not the only starch-based item in his product line. Everything from a medicine bottle that we throw away by the thousands every year, clamshell food containers, combs, for example. He said. These can be used in hotels and restaurants. Pottery is environmentally friendly because it is made of clay. But Bumgarner is importing another line of pots that go one better. Pottery, in all shapes and sizes, he said. This pot right here, for example, this is made out of 80 percent bamboo and 20 percent stone powder. So again, its 100 percent biodegradable. When its owner is finished with the mostly bamboo pot, it is easily disposable. They can bury it in their back yard and in a year its gone, Bumgarner said. The starch-based products disappear sooner. Within 60 to 90 days. The items made of starch and bamboo, called sustainable products, represent the latest trend in Bumgarners business. As an importer-exporter, he constantly looks out for new lines. Sometimes, he finds the products, then locates customers for them. Other times, clients go to Bumgarner to ask him to find sources of certain products they require. Bumgarner began his business simply. Actually, one day I said I want to go to China and develop a market, he said, to explain how he got started. Hes been doing business overseas for eight years. I have an apartment in Guangzhou, which is 90 miles northwest of Hong Kong, he said. I have an office over there and several Chinese employees. He said he had more passion than anything else to start his business. Sustainable products also are made in the United States, but are more expensive than those made overseas. However, even cheaper overseas products have too great an impact on the bottom line for many smaller businesses because the unit cost is higher than for plastic products. With smaller businesses, sustainable products are more difficult to implement in their businesses, Bumgarner said. But f you look at larger corporations like a Kodak or a Xerox or an Apple, or a Microsoft that have more dollar resources, they can say our profits can be a little bit less, but we can now tout that were promoting part of our organization as sustainable. That is why Bumgarner suggested a break for smaller businesses that use sustainable products. I would encourage some type of tax credits, for example, going to businesses that would convert to this type of material, he said. Yes, they will pay a little bit more for the product, but they will get some type of refund because they are not dumping it in the landfill. Plus, its darn good for our community. Its good because someday soon, landfills will be full. This type of product would totally free up all that space in the landfill because it would be biodegradable or compostable, Bumgarner said. Thats what I mean by trying to be open to different ways of thinking. Right now, Im working on a line of hospital products, like bedpans and wash basins. I have a whole series that Im ready to release. But the problem is Im having this cost issue again because people say, look, were trying to keep our budget down. When trash has to be hauled away, disposal costs will rise. Therefore, Bumgarner said the sustainable, biodegradable products would save over the longer term. There should be cost savings to customers using the products, he said. Even though branching out to other markets, Bumgarner still has new sustainable products for the horticulture industry. Im building a series of grow pots out of the same material, he said So all of the grow pots and bedding trays you know, the little six-pack with the petunias in it that little plastic thing, its all going to be made out of this. The plants can be planted in containers that will break down in the soil in a few weeks. Wont that be wonderful? Bumgarner asked. Chronicle reporter Chris Van Ormer can be reached at (352) 564-2916 or cvanormer@chronicle online.com. S TATE/L OCAL C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE T HURSDAY, S EPTEMBER 1, 2011 A7 INVERNESS 726-4465 138 N. Fla. Ave., US 41 CRYSTAL RIVER 795-9605 6633 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy. 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The lawsuit seeks to ensure that everyone can continue to receive the benefits of competition, said Cole. AT&T said it would fight and ask for an expedited court hearing so the enormous benefits of this merger can be fully reviewed. The company said the government has the burden of proving alleged anti-competitive effects, and we intend to vigorously contest this matter in court. Four nationwide providers Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint account for more than 90 percent of mobile wireless connections. T-Mobile has been an important source of competition, including through innovation and quality enhancements such as the roll-out of the first nationwide high-speed data network, according to Sharis Pozen, acting chief of Justices antitrust division. Mobile wireless telecom services play an increasing role in day-to-day communications, with more than 300 million smart phones, data cards, tablets and other mobile wireless devices in use. 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Analysts say the companys past decisions have painted it into a corner. The No. 4 wireless carrier is being squeezed by competitors from two directions. At the high end of the market, it cant compete with Verizon Wireless and AT&T Inc., the market leader and no. 2, respectively. At the low end, T-Mobile is struggling against competitors like Sprint Nextel Corp., which sells government-subsidized lifeline service, and MetroPCS Holdings Corp., which targets urban, working class consumers with cheap unlimited plans. Essentially, T-Mobile is seen as a cheap brand by those who can afford better, and as an expensive one by those who pinch every penny. Were stuck in the middle from a brand point of view, T-Mobile CEO Philipp Humm said in January. From wire reports Bachmann revives debate on drilling in Everglades Candidate wants flexibility
Associated PressTOMIOKA, Japan Vines creep across Tomiokas empty streets, its prim gardens overgrown with waist-high weeds and meadow flowers. Dead cows rot where they were left to starve in their pens. Chicken coops writhe with maggots, a sickening stench hanging in the air. This once-thriving community of 16,000 people now has a population of one. In this nuclear no-mans land poisoned by radiation from a disaster-battered power plant, rice farmer Naoto Matsumura refuses to leave despite government orders. He says he has thought about the possibility of getting cancer but prefers to stay with a skinny dog named Aki his constant companion. Nearly six months after Japans catastrophic earthquake and tsunami, the 53year-old believes he is the only inhabitant left in this town sandwiched between the doomed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station to the north and another sprawling nuclear plant to the south. If I give up and leave, its all over, he told The Associated Press. Its my responsibility to stay. And it is my right to be here. Matsumura is an anomaly in a country where defiance of the government is rare and social consensus counts above everything else. Yet, Matsumuras quiet civil disobedience speaks loudly of the dilemma facing the more than 100,000 silent nuclear refugees who were displaced by the March 11 disaster. Tokyo was quick to establish evacuation zones around the plant but has been slow to settle the refugees. A government order forbids them from going back to their homes in a half dozen towns around Fukushima Dai-ichi that were declared off-limits after the tsunami-stricken nuclear plant started spewing radioactivity. We are already being forgotten, said Matsumura, a leathery but clean-cut man with the sturdy build of a farmer. The rest of the country has moved on. Tomiokas city hall has been moved to a safer city in Fukushima prefecture, where thousands of its residents live in makeshift shelters. Thousands more have scattered across the country. The town itself is sealed behind police barriers, which hide the heart of the nuclear no-go zone, an area that is officially too dangerous for human habitation. Officers are sent into Tomioka each day to search for burglars or violators of the keep-out order. By law, anyone caught inside the zone can be detained and fined. But authorities mostly turn a blind eye to Matsumura, though he says he has been confronted by the police a few times. If there are other holdouts, they have escaped detection. Some people stayed behind, some stayed with me in my house, he said. But the last one left a few weeks ago. He asked me to take care of his cats. Tomioka official Tomio Midorikawa, who is in charge of the towns living and environment division, said the last resident was persuaded to leave in early August the same time Matsumura claims his neighbor left. He was not aware of Matsumura. Without electricity or running water, Matsumura fires up a pair of old generators each night and draws his water from a local well. He eats mostly canned foods, or fish that he catches himself in a nearby river. He said that once or twice a month, he makes his way to a city outside the zone in his mini pickup truck to stock up on supplies and gas. He has taken it upon himself to tend to the towns abandoned cats and dogs, including the wolflike Aki. Ive gone to Tokyo a couple of times to tell the politicians why Im here, he said. I tell them that it was an outrage how the cows were left to die, and how important it is for someone to tend to the family graves. They dont seem to hear me. They just tell me I shouldnt be here to begin with. Matsumura said he did leave once, but the ensuing experience only strengthened his desire to return. It was strange being alone at first, but I am resolved to stay, he said. W ORLD C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE T HURSDAY, S EPTEMBER 1, 2011 A9 Crystal River Mall 352-795-1484 Walmart (Ocala) (352) 291-1467 Hearing Aid Centers A NAME YOU CAN TRUST WITH OVER 1500 LOCATIONS NATIONWIDE BC/BS Best of the Best four years in a row FREE HEARING AID When you purchase one Featuring RIC Nearly Invisible Technology PREMIUM ZINC BATTERIES89 LIMIT 1 COUPON PER VISIT. LIMIT 2 PACKS PER VISIT. EXP 9/30/11 One More Week! BATTERIES 00096IW HOURS: Mon. Fri. 10am 5pm No other offers or discounts apply. Discount does not apply to prior sales. EXPIRES 9/30/11 REPAIRS MUST PRESENT COUPON. ANY MAKE OR MODEL.HEARING AID REPAIRS $ 79 .95 ONE WEEK ONLY 0 0 0 9 3 I P Japan nuke holdout resolved to stay
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Associated PressNEW YORK It was a quiet end to a wild month for financial markets. Stocks edged higher for a fourth straight day Wednesday on a report that factory orders surged in July. The Dow Jones industrial average turned higher for the year. The Dows winning streak ended a tumultuous August that included four consecutive days of swings of 400 points or more, a first in the history of the index. A surge in factory orders indicated to investors that the manufacturing industry is still healthy. Orders rose 2.4 percent in July, the largest increase since March, after falling 0.4 percent in June. That decline caused worries that manufacturing, one of the bestperforming areas of the U.S. economy since the recession ended two years ago, might be starting to sputter. The Dow rose 53.58 points, or 0.5 percent, to end at 11,613.53. It fell 4.4 percent for the month, although it is now up 0.3 percent for the year. Aluminum maker Alcoa Inc. rose 3.6 percent, the most of the 30 companies that make up the Dow average. Joy Global rose 1.3 percent after the mining equipment maker said its earnings rose 46 percent because of strong global demand for commodities like copper and coal. That helped to push up other stocks in the mining and commodities industry. Equipment giant Caterpillar Inc. rose 1.3 percent. The Standard & Poors 500 index rose 5.97, or 0.5 percent, to 1,218.89. It fell 5.7 percent for the month. Financial stocks were the worst performers in August as many worked to raise capital to comply with new regulations. On Wednesday, nine of the 10 company groups that make up the index rose. The telecommunications industry was the only one to fall. AT&T Inc. plunged 3.9 percent after the Justice Department filed a lawsuit to stop the companys $39 billion merger with rival TMobile USA. Sprint Nextel Corp., which opposed the deal, rose 5.9 percent. 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SpSitA p 23.62+.07 TxExA p 9.79+.01 TotRtA p 14.92+.04 ValueB p 6.70+.03 Forum Funds: AbsStrI r 10.95... Frank/Temp Frnk A: AdjUS px 8.86... ALTFA p 11.19... AZTFA p 10.78+.03 CalInsA p 12.05+.01 CA IntA p 11.57+.01 CalTFA p 6.94... COTFA p 11.65... CTTFA p 10.90... CvtScA p 14.28+.03 Dbl TF A 11.58-.01 DynTchA 30.17+.12 EqIncA p 16.19+.11 FedInt p 11.93... FedTFA p 11.93... FLTFA p 11.45... FoundAl p 10.01+.12 GATFA p 11.98... GoldPrM A 48.09+.21 GrwthA p 43.79+.22 HYTFA p 10.05... HiIncA 1.94+.02 IncomA p 2.10+.02 InsTFA p 11.91... NYITF p 11.43... LATF A p 11.41... LMGvScA x 10.46+.01 MDTFA p 11.38... MATFA p 11.56-.01 MITFA p 11.93... MNInsA 12.36... MOTFA p 12.06... NJTFA p 12.02... NYTFA p 11.64... NCTFA p 12.24... OhioI A p 12.48-.01 ORTFA p 11.95... PATFA p 10.33... ReEScA p 14.41+.15 RisDvA p 33.20+.21 SMCpGrA 35.22+.14 StratInc px 10.34+.01 USGovA p 6.94... UtilsA p 12.55+.07 VATFA p 11.68... Frank/Tmp Frnk Adv: GlbBdAdv n13.80+.07 IncmeAd 2.08+.02 Frank/Temp Frnk C: IncomC t 2.12+.02 Frank/Temp Mtl A&B: SharesA 19.74+.22 Frank/Temp Temp A: DvMktA p 23.70+.42 ForgnA p 6.57+.13 GlBd A p 13.84+.07 GrwthA p 17.05+.28 WorldA p 14.21+.21 Frank/Temp Tmp Adv: GrthAv 17.07+.28 Frank/Temp Tmp B&C: DevMktC 23.03+.41 ForgnC p 6.40+.12 GlBdC p 13.86+.06 Franklin Mutual Ser: QuestA 16.82+.15 GE Elfun S&S: S&S Inc 11.65+.01 S&S PM 38.76+.19 GE Instl Funds: IntlEq 10.59+.22 GMO Trust: USTreas 25.01... GMO Trust III: Quality 20.96+.10 GMO Trust IV: IntlGrEq 22.48+.44 IntlIntrVl 20.41+.35 GMO Trust VI: EmgMkts r 12.85+.24 IntlCorEq 27.62+.50 Quality 20.97+.11 StrFxInc 16.67... Gabelli Funds: Asset 48.13+.36 Gateway Funds: GatewayA 25.79... Goldman Sachs A: MdCVA p 33.41+.29 Goldman Sachs Inst: GrOppt 22.71+.15 HiYield 6.94+.06 HYMuni n8.49... MidCapV 33.74+.30 Harbor Funds: Bond 12.37+.01 CapApInst 37.30+.27 IntlInv t 56.58+1.22 IntlAdm p 56.77+1.21 Intl r 57.23+1.22 Hartford Fds A: CpAppA p 30.27+.30 DivGthA p 18.18+.10 FltRateA px 8.40+.08 IntOpA p 13.92+.24 Hartford Fds C: CapApC t 26.74+.27 FltRateC tx 8.39+.07 Hartford Fds Y: CapAppI n30.33+.31 Hartford HLS IA : CapApp 38.37+.33 Div&Gr 18.81+.11 Advisers 18.80+.07 TotRetBd 11.41... Hennessy Funds: CorGrIIOrig n14.12+.05 Hussman Funds: StrTotRet r 12.70-.01 StrGrowth 12.62-.04 ICON Fds: Energy S 19.53+.15 Hlthcare S 14.25+.09 ISI Funds: NoAm px 8.05-.02 IVA Funds: WldwideA t 16.70+.15 Wldwide I r 16.72+.15 Invesco Fds Invest: DivrsDiv p 11.63+.07 Invesco Funds: Energy 39.41+.31 Utilities 16.36+.12 Invesco Funds A: Chart p 16.13+.12 CmstkA 14.93+.12 Const p 22.31+.02 EqIncA 8.19+.04 GrIncA p 18.01+.13 HiIncMu p 7.53... HiYld p 4.02+.04 HYMuA 9.21+.01 IntlGrow 26.81+.50 MuniInA 13.03... PA TFA 15.85... US MortgA 13.24+.02 Invesco Funds B: CapDev t 13.18+.05 MuniInB 13.01... US Mortg 13.16+.01 Ivy Funds: AssetSC t 23.90+.26 AssetStA p 24.72+.27 AssetStrI r 24.96+.28 GlNatRsA p 19.41+.13 JPMorgan A Class: CoreBd A x 11.82-.04 JP Morgan Instl: MdCpVal n22.92+.16 JPMorgan R Cl: CoreBond x n11.81-.05 ShtDurBd x 11.02-.02 JPMorgan Select: USEquity n9.74+.06 JPMorgan Sel Cls: CoreBd x n11.81-.04 HighYld x n7.77+.01 IntmTFBd x n11.13-.03 ShtDurBd x n11.02-.01 USLCCrPls n19.55+.11 Janus S Shrs: Forty 31.65+.19 Janus T Shrs: BalancdT 24.75+.09 Contrarn T 12.17+.05 EnterprT 56.84+.15 FlxBndT 10.66... GlLifeSciT r 24.37+.16 GlbSel T 10.44+.14 GlTechT r 16.29+.14 Grw&IncT 29.34+.17 Janus T 27.76+.12 OvrseasT r 40.06+.58 PrkMCVal T 21.80+.14 ResearchT 28.39+.19 ShTmBdT 3.08+.01 Twenty T 61.69+.33 VentureT 55.04+.04 WrldW T r 43.04+.45 Jensen J n25.90+.17 John Hancock A: BondA p 15.55... RgBkA 12.35+.09 StrInA p 6.58+.02 John Hancock B: StrIncB 6.58+.02 John Hancock Cl 1: LSAggr 11.68+.09 LSBalanc 12.56+.07 LSConsrv 12.81+.03 LSGrwth 12.35+.09 LSModer 12.52+.04 Keeley Funds: SmCpValA p 23.36-.01 Lazard Instl: EmgMktI 20.07+.41 Lazard Open: EmgMkO p 20.47+.42 Legg Mason A: CBAgGr p 110.10+.68 CBAppr p 13.33+.07 CBLCGr p 23.30+.07 GCIAllCOp 8.20+.11 WAHiIncA t 5.85+.04 WAMgMu p 15.81-.01 Legg Mason B: CBLgCGr t 21.66+.07 Legg Mason C: CMSpInv p 27.02+.11 Longleaf Partners: Partners 28.11+.12 SmCap 27.32-.10 Loomis Sayles: LSBondI 14.54+.01 StrInc C 15.07+.04 LSBondR 14.48+.01 StrIncA 14.99+.04 Loomis Sayles Inv: InvGrBdA p 12.49-.02 InvGrBdY 12.50-.01 Lord Abbett A: AffilA p 10.42+.08 FundlEq 12.19+.08 BdDebA p 7.62+.05 ShDurIncA p 4.55+.01 MidCpA p 15.67+.10 Lord Abbett C: ShDurIncC t 4.58+.01 Lord Abbett F: ShtDurInco 4.55+.01 MFS Funds A: MITA 18.66+.14 MIGA 15.24+.08 HiInA 3.34+.02 MFLA 9.61... TotRA x 13.89+.02 UtilA x 16.94+.17 ValueA 21.83+.11 MFS Funds B: MIGB n13.67+.06 GvScB n10.49-.01 HiInB n3.35+.02 MuInB n8.30... TotRB x n13.90+.03 MFS Funds I: ReInT 15.15+.31 ValueI 21.94+.12 MFS Funds Instl: IntlEq n17.25+.39 MainStay Funds A: HiYldBA x 5.75-.01 MainStay Funds B: ConvB t 15.19+.06 GovtB tx 8.87-.02 HYldBB tx 5.73... IncmBldr 15.77+.13 IntlEqB 10.36+.19 MainStay Funds I: ICAPSlEq 32.85+.22 Mairs & Power: Growth n68.79+.51 Manning&Napier Fds: WldOppA 8.04+.15 Matthews Asian: AsianGIInv 17.39+.22 China Inv 26.86+.51 IndiaInv r 18.37+.07 PacTgrInv 23.00+.36 MergerFd n15.72+.02 Meridian Funds: Growth 43.13+.26 Metro West Fds: TotRetBd 10.51+.02 TotRtBdI 10.51+.02 Midas Funds: Midas Fd t 4.98+.03 Monetta Funds: Monetta n14.72+.05 Morgan Stanley B: GlobStratB 15.97+.12 MorganStanley Inst: IntlEqI 13.10+.26 MCapGrI 38.61+.27 MCapGrP p 37.35+.25 Muhlenk n50.89+.16 Munder Funds A: GwthOppA 27.39+.09 Munder Funds Y: MCpCGrY n28.38+.14 Mutual Series: BeacnZ 11.80+.12 GblDiscA 27.82+.45 GlbDiscC 27.48+.44 GlbDiscZ 28.20+.45 QuestZ 16.98+.15 SharesZ 19.92+.22 Neuberger&Berm Inv: Focus 18.80+.07 GenesInst 47.48+.13 Intl r 16.68+.31 Partner 24.97+.19 Neuberger&Berm Tr: Genesis 49.13+.14 Nicholas Group: HiInc I n9.29+.05 Nich n43.60+.32 Northern Funds: HiYFxInc 7.03+.04 MMEmMkt r 21.02+.39 MMIntEq r 9.05... SmCpIdx 8.03-.01 StkIdx 15.14+.08 Technly 13.73+.06 Nuveen Cl A: LtMBA p 11.11... Nuveen Cl Y: RealEst n18.95+.20 Oak Assoc Fds: WhitOkSG 37.78+.35 Oakmark Funds I: EqtyInc r 27.37+.11 GlobalI 20.49+.24 Intl I r 17.27+.32 Oakmark 40.51+.27 Select 27.45+.22 Old Westbury Fds: GlobOpp 7.44+.04 GlbSMdCap 14.54+.14 NonUSLgC p 9.58+.16 RealRet 10.62... Oppenheimer A: AMTFMu 6.24... AMTFrNY 11.00+.01 CAMuniA p 7.75+.01 CapApA p 42.66+.30 CapIncA p 8.70+.02 ChmpIncA px 1.81+.01 DvMktA p 33.15+.77 Disc p 57.60-.01 EquityA 8.49+.06 GlobA p 57.37+.81 GlbOppA 29.36+.26 GblStrIncA 4.23+.01 Gold p 49.60-.12 IntBdA px 6.77... LtdTmMu 14.42... MnStFdA 30.93+.20 PAMuniA p 10.59... SenFltRtA x 7.94+.05 USGv px 9.64-.02 Oppenheimer B: AMTFMu 6.21... AMTFrNY 11.00+.01 CpIncB t 8.51+.01 ChmpIncB tx 1.81+.01 EquityB 7.82+.06 GblStrIncB 4.25+.02 Oppenheimer Roch: LtdNYA p 3.27+.01 RoMu A p 15.52+.01 RcNtMuA 6.85... Oppenheimer Y: DevMktY 32.85+.76 IntlBdY x 6.77... IntGrowY 27.86+.57 PIMCO Admin PIMS: ShtTmAd p 9.83+.01 TotRtAd 11.01+.01 PIMCO Instl PIMS: AlAsetAut r 10.95+.04 AllAsset 12.36+.05 ComodRR 9.23+.07 DivInc 11.40+.05 EmgMkCur 10.91+.03 EmMkBd 11.38+.07 FltInc r 8.50+.06 ForBdUn r 11.45-.05 FrgnBd 10.61-.03 HiYld 8.96+.07 InvGrCp 10.64+.03 LowDu 10.45+.01 ModDur 10.83+.01 RealRet 12.64-.14 RealRtnI 12.05-.04 ShortT 9.83+.01 TotRt 11.01+.01 TR II 10.55+.02 TRIII 9.68+.02 PIMCO Funds A: AllAstAut t 10.88+.04 ComRR p 9.07+.06 LwDurA 10.45+.01 RealRtA p 12.05-.04 TotRtA 11.01+.01 PIMCO Funds C: RealRtC p 12.05-.04 TotRtC t 11.01+.01 PIMCO Funds D: TRtn p 11.01+.01 PIMCO Funds P: TotRtnP 11.01+.01 Parnassus Funds: EqtyInco n25.68+.11 Perm Port Funds: Permannt 49.77+.13 Pioneer Funds A: BondA p 9.67+.01 IntlValA 18.86+.29 PionFdA p 38.42+.26 ValueA p 10.63+.08 Pioneer Funds B: HiYldB t 9.74+.07 Pioneer Funds C: HiYldC t 9.83+.06 Pioneer Fds Y: CullenV Y 17.38+.12 Price Funds: Balance n19.12+.11 BlChip n38.43+.17 CABond x n10.77... 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Wells Fargo Instl: UltSTMuA 4.82... Western Asset: CorePlus I 11.06+.01 William Blair N: GrowthN 10.95+.02 Yacktman Funds: Fund p n17.26+.08 Focused n18.49+.09 H OW T O R EAD T HE M UTUALF UND T ABLES Here are the 1,000 biggest mutual funds listed on Nasdaq. Tables show the fund name, sell price or Net Asset Value (NAV) and daily net change. Name: Name of mutual fund and family. NAV: Net asset value. Chg: Net change in price of NAV. Data based on NAVs reported to Lipper by 6 p.m. Eastern. Name NAV Chg Name NAV Chg Name NAV Chg Name NAV Chg Name NAV Chg Name NAV Chg M UTUALF UNDS SP Util33.89+.22 StdPac2.57-.14 Standex29.10-.64 StarwdHtl44.56+.88 StateStr35.52+.42 Statoil ASA24.09+.28 Steris32.18+.26 Sterlite11.59+.42 StillwtrM15.39-.43 StratHotels4.78+.02 Stryker48.84+1.15 SturmRug33.27-2.26 SubPpne47.49+.17 SuccessF23.36+.13 SunCmts38.54+.38 Suncor gs31.90+.16 Sunoco38.14+.35 SunstnHtl6.04+.34 Suntech5.25-.01 SunTrst19.90+.18 Supvalu7.97+.25 Synovus1.45... 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O PINION Page A12 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2011 Questions, questions Regarding Sen. Nelsons chat with local officials in the Aug. 24 issue of the Chronicle : It must be election time again. I have lived in Citrus County going on six years; I do not recall Sen. Nelson visiting the county in the recent past. Why visit just to talk with local officials? Perhaps he does not want to explain his record to anyone who has followed his liberal voting record in the Senate. I would have loved to hear his explanation of why he has voted for every spending bill that has come before the U.S. Senate. I would have loved to ask the senator why the Senate has not acted on a federal budget for over 900 days. I would have loved to ask the senator why he has been a party to the Obamas administration adding $4 trillion to our national debt since Jan. 20, 2009. I would have loved to have asked the senator why he voted for Obamacare. I would have loved to ask the senator why he voted for a stimulus bill when we are borrowing over 40 cents of every dollar we spend. I would love to have asked the senator why there has been no effort to reform Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Housing of Urban Development (HUD) the agencies at the forefront of the sub-prime mortgage fiasco. Questions, questions and more questions! Yes, I am sure that Sen. Nelsons explanation of the debt impressed local officials. The Democratic Party has experts and spin masters providing their members very good talking points. Unfortunately, these talking points are half-truths and distortions of the facts to show the party leaders in a favorable light. Sen. Nelson is just another mouthpiece for the liberal Democrats led by Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi. Wake up, local elected officials. If one is not part of the solution, then one must be part of the problem. From my position of observation, elected officials like Sen. Nelson are definitely part of the problem! How can he not be when he is connected at the hip to Sen. Harry Reid?Floyd Ford Crystal River Holiday help needed Many Citrus County residents know about our big holiday display on Mary Lue Street in Inverness. Last year, we had approximately 2,500 visitors stroll around the Sojka Wonderland of Lights. Santa comes each night starting Dec. 16 through Dec. 24 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Last year, Santa was able to hand out over 500 toys to the children who visited, thanks to local Lions Clubs and individuals who donated hundreds of stuffed animals and toys. This year, we are letting the community know that we could use help again with donations of stuffed animals, dolls or any other small toys that Santa can give to the kids. Visiting our display has become an annual tradition for many Citrus County families, and we love having everyone come and share the wonderful spirit of Christmas with us. It takes us three months to put up our display and then another three months to take it down, so everyone can appreciate how much work goes into this each year. For us, this is a labor of love, and we hope to continue the tradition for many more years to come. Donations can be dropped off at our home, or call us at (352) 860-0879 to make arrangements for pickup. Our thanks to everyone and we hope to see you all at Christmas! Well have a cup of hot cocoa and a cookie waiting for you. Frank and Linda Sojka Inverness M ITCHA LBOM Tribune Media ServicesJ ournal headline read: Jobs Legacy: Changing How We Live. Well. Yes and no. No doubt Steve Jobs, who announced his resignation this past week, had an impact on the world. The man who shaped Apple into the most influential company of our time also changed global technology forever. Go anywhere on the planet. See a kid with an iPod. A businessman with an iPad. Teenagers with iPhones. A row of Apple computers in a classroom. All of it began somewhere in Jobs amazing mind. The music business was revamped because of Apple. The computer business was revamped because of Apple. The cellular phone business, the book business, the online shopping business, the app business all have been forged, molded, rewritten or turned on their ears by Apple. And Jobs was involved with all of it. So, yes, considering how those things affect our day-to-day existence, you have to say Jobs changed how we live. On the other hand, he quit because hes sick. And in that way, nothings changed since the dawn of time. Jobs is a harsh yet humbling reminder that we can never overpower our mortality. History is rife with men who seemed to build their way past the grave. Pharaoh. Alexander the Great. Countless emperors and kings. In the end, no matter how large their tombs or how jeweled their coffins, they left the world as they entered it. Jobs has built the modern day equivalent of the Pyramids, he has wealth beyond measure and creations that will go down in history. Yet he is only 56, a relatively young man by todays standards. And while details of his illness are a bigger secret than the insides of the next iPhone, he has previously struggled through pancreatic cancer and a liver transplant. He has had several health-related leaves of absence. Now he steps aside permanently from the role that was his birthright. His mind is still up to the task. His body is not. I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apples CEO, I would be the first to let you know, Jobs wrote in his resignation letter. Unfortunately, that day has come. And with that, a man who thinks beyond most of his contemporaries may face his mortality before them. We live in heady times. Think about the powerful men who have been felled in the last 10 years. The iconic from Walter Cronkite to Michael Jackson took their last breaths, despite being considered the best in their fields. The villainous like Osama bin Laden or Saddam Hussein are gone from the world, despite their desires to control it. The ironfisted like Tunisias Zine El Abidine Ben Ali or Egypts Hosni Murbarak have lost their grip, despite the decades they held it. No amount of power is permanent. No list of accomplishments is a shield. No bright light of fame can throw a larger shadow than the one that overtakes you in the end. Steve Jobs changed so many things, from tiny music players to complex operating systems, things that improved the efficiency of our lives, the speed of our lives, the entertainment, communication and wow factor of our lives. But he did not change how we live not in the big picture. Were still born, we still die and were still here for a limited yet unknown period. Some of us smoke and drink and live to be 90. Some of us exercise, watch our weight and get a terminal illness at 35. I once read where Jobs told a reporter that he was saddened when his business took him away from his children for more than a day or two. It was a rare glimpse into a closely guarded private life. Yet it spoke to something I imagine he feels even more strongly today. We are still, no matter what our accomplishments, only human. And the ultimate operating system is still a mystery. A conclusion is the place where you get tired of thinking. Martin H. Fisher One thing Steve Jobs couldnt change: our mortality CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE Founded by Albert M. Williamson You may differ with my choice, but not my right to choose. David S. Arthurs publisher emeritus EDITORIAL BOARD Gerry Mulligan .......................................... publisherCharlie Brennan ............................................ editor Neale Brennan ........ promotions/community affairsMike Arnold .......................................... HR directorSandra Frederick ............................ managing editor Curt Ebitz ........................................ citizen member Mac Harris ...................................... citizen member Rebecca Martin ................................ guest member ITS A BALANCE Appraiser settling lawsuits P roperty Appraiser Geoffrey Greene has been making the rounds, doing community presentations, summing up achievements since he took office in 2009 and delivering his recommendations for the future. He points with pride to a slide showing the dramatic reduction of lawsuits, from just shy of 50 when he took office to fewer than 10 new cases currently. Generally speaking, thats a good thing. In past administrations weve questioned if the appraiser has been overly litigious. Litigation results when the property owner and the Property Appraisers Office differ on a propertys valuation for tax purposes, and they are unable to come to a negotiated agreement. Going to court is costly, Greene says, citing situations in which legal fees could nearly rival disputed differences in valuations tax consequences for the year. Some of the highest profile lawsuits have been with larger corporations. They know that property valuation is a negotiation, and they have staff members whose jobs focus on just that, not to mention others whose job it is to litigate, to avoid setting a precedent they dont want to live with in the future. We agree that legal slugfests are not necessarily a good use of taxpayer monies, but its periodically necessary to exercise legal muscle to ensure were not rolling over when it comes to getting whats due. The goal must be to make fair evaluations of property market value, whether its for a big commercial entity or a small property owner. A property owner who disagrees with the assigned valuation should first gather supporting data, then discuss it with the Property Appraisers Office, perhaps enlisting the services of a tax appeal professional. Reasonable negotiation often can produce a number thats fair and acceptable to all parties. The significant reduction in lawsuits involving the Property Appraisers Office is a positive, provided the degree of accountability isnt diminished. THE ISSUE: Property appraiser says court fights generally not worth it.OUR OPINION: Well-calculated lawsuits sometimes necessary. OPINIONS INVITED The opinions expressed in Chronicle editorials are the opinions of the newspapers editorial board. Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board. Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in a letter to the editor. Persons wishing to address the editorial board, which meets weekly, should call Charlie Brennan at (352) 563-5660. All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via email. Names and hometowns will be printed; phone numbers will not be published or given out. We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste. Letters must be no longer than 350 words, and writers will be limited to three letters per month. SEND LETTERS TO: The Editor, 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429. Or, fax to (352) 563-3280 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org LETTERS to the Editor Great job, allWe want to say good job to all the people who helped out on Sundays rescue (Aug. 21), especially the first responders that were at the scene, the civilians that helped to pull the people out of the water and saved their lives, also to the (sheriffs office) for (its) quick response and also for the two towboats in the area. Great job. It was nice seeing everybody working together, and (I) hope we can work together in the future.Beware of scamCitizens, beware. I got a call last night from something called Citrus County Paramedics Association Fund Drive, asking for money for the paramedics. I am so pleased that I called the sheriffs office, who put me in touch with the paramedics, and this is not a local function. The local paramedics in our county are not getting money from this. If you received a phone call, please call 249-4700 to the local paramedics and confirm, for your own benefit, that they did not call you. They do not call. This is an outside union organization doing this.Clinic thanks Thanks to Dr. Hosner of Crystal River. Thanks for your tooth-care clinic of Friday, Aug. 19. I arrived at the office at 5:10 in the morning only to find that there were already three others waiting in line. It was on a first-comefirst-served basis and the first patient would be seen around 8 a.m. Being patient No. 4, I was seen around 8:30 in the morning and I was out before 9 a.m. I had my choice of either a cleaning or fixing of a chipped tooth. The doctor told me that it would cost more to have the chipped tooth fixed in the future than what it would cost me for a cleaning. I went with his advice and got my chipped tooth fixed and was very happy with the professional care that I was given. Again, thanks for your free tooth care.Commercial warningI think that all political commercials should come with a warning that states, The following message may or may not be true.Ill-gotten gains This is for the party that stole a package from my porch from a house on South Desoto Street, Beverly Hills: I do hope that you enjoy the contents of the package. THE CHRONICLEinvites you to call Sound Off with your opinions about any subject. 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Hurricane damage costly Associated PressKILLINGTON, Vt. Swollen rivers began falling Wednesday in much of the Northeast, easing the flooding that paralyzed parts of the region after Hurricane Irene and allowing emergency crews to reach all but one of the Vermont towns that had been cut off by floodwaters. Receding water revealed more damage to homes, farms and businesses across the floodscarred landscape. Repair estimates indicated the storm would almost certainly rank among the nations costliest natural disasters, despite packing a lighter punch than initially feared. Of the 11 towns that had been cut off from the outside world, all except tiny Wardsboro had been reached by rescuers, and authorities were hoping to reach it soon. National Guard helicopters continued to ferry supplies to mountain communities that had no electricity, no telephone service and limited transportation in or out. At Killington Elementary School, residents came for free hot dogs and corn-on-the-cob. Jason and Angela Heaslip picked up a bag filled with peanut butter, cereal and toilet paper for their three children and three others who are visiting from Long Island. Right now, theyre getting little portions because were trying to make the food last, said Jason Heaslip, who only has a dollar in his bank account because the storm has kept him from getting paid by the resort where he works. Don Fielder, a house painter in Gaysville, said the White River roared through his house, tearing the first floor off the foundation and filling a bathroom tub with mud. He was upbeat as he showed a visitor the damage, but said hes reluctant to go into town for fear he will cry when people ask about the home he built himself 16 years ago. Other losses include a 1957 Baldwin piano and a collection of 300 Beanie Babies amassed by his daughter, who does not live with him but has a bedroom at his house. I bet thats in the river, he said. If Irenes death toll stands, it would be comparable to 1999s Hurricane Floyd, which also struck North Carolina and charged up the East Coast into New England, causing most of its 57 deaths by inland drowning. At the time, it was the deadliest U.S. hurricane in nearly 40 years but was later dwarfed by the 1,800 deaths caused by Katrina in 2005. An estimate released immediately after Irene by the Kinetic Analysis Corp., a consulting firm that uses computer models to estimate storm losses, put the damage at $7.2 billion in eight states and Washington, D.C. Even as rivers finally stopped rising in Vermont, New Jersey, and Connecticut, many communities and farm areas remained flooded, and officials said complete damage estimates were nowhere in sight. Large sections of Wallington, N.J., remained underwater after a cruel one-two punch: The Passaic River flooded the hamlet Sunday and then receded, only to rise again. Dog saved Associated Press Brook Collins punched a black bear in the snout on Sunday, after the bear attacked her dog Fudge, at her home in Juneau, Alaska. FBI veteran rises to No. 2 post WASHINGTON A 24year FBI veteran with extensive counterterrorism experience, Sean Joyce, has been named the law enforcement agencys new deputy director. Elevated to the No. 2 post within the FBI by Director Robert Mueller, Joyce replaces Timothy Murphy, who is retiring after 23 years with the bureau. Since last year, Joyce has been executive assistant director of the national security branch, responsible for the FBIs national security and intelligence operations. He earned the Attorney Generals Award for Exceptional Service in 2004 for work on a counterterrorism squad in Dallas. In 2008, he was named chief of the counterterrorism divisions international terrorism operations section, with responsibility for international terrorism matters within the United States. Earlier in his career he was a member of the bureaus Hostage Rescue Team. Fireworks Associated Press Fireworks explode over St. Basil Cathedral Wednesday during the International Military Music Festival Spasskaya Tower at the Red Square in Moscow, Russia. Probe uncovers U.S. porn sites AMSTERDAM Dutch police have uncovered huge caches of child pornography on hidden websites, including four based in the United States, prosecutors announced Wednesday. The discovery was made as part of the far-reaching investigation into a suspected pedophile identified only as Robert M., who was arrested in Amsterdam last year. He is accused of abusing dozens of young children while he worked in at least two Amsterdam preschools. The Dutch polices National Investigations Office said in a statement it had managed to infiltrate several hidden services sites internationally where users can surf the internet and communicate anonymously. There, they found some 220,000 child pornography photos and videos. Four of the websites were housed on two servers based in the United States. Investigators managed to break into them and access the images as well as online chats that included identifying details of users of the sites. From wire reports Nation BRIEFS World BRIEFS N ATION & W ORLD Page A14 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2011 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Associated Press Don Fielder surveys his storm-ravaged home Wednesday in Stockbridge, Vt. About 2 million people remained without power in water-logged homes and businesses from North Carolina through New England, where hurricaneturned-tropical-storm Irene has been blamed for at least 45 deaths in 13 states. Wildfires destroy Texas homes Associated PressPOSSUM KINGDOM LAKE, Texas Residents of a subdivision in a parched North Texas wilderness area didnt hesitate when ordered to flee an advancing wildfire, and dozens who were hemmed in by flames blocking the road out escaped by boat without a single major injury, authorities said Wednesday. The wildfire that swept through the Possum Kingdom Lake neighborhood on Tuesday one of several burning in Texas and Oklahoma destroyed 25 homes and turned the normally lush landscape into a blackened mess. Some streets were virtually untouched, with homes fronted by lawns that could double as putting greens, but others were reduced to rows of scorched stone fireplaces and twisted metal frames. Its devastating, of course, and its going to take a while to get over, but were going to carry on, Palo Pinto County Sheriff Ira Mercer said. Only hotspots remained Wednesday in the upscale subdivision, which was the only one not affected by wildfires that roared through the Possum Kingdom Lake area in the spring, scorching hundreds of thousands of acres and destroying 160 homes. The most recent fire had burned some 5,100 acres, further devastating the popular vacation spot about 75 miles west of Fort Worth. Texas and Oklahoma are in the grips of a record-setting drought, and a summer of soaring temperatures and little rain has meant the wildfire season, which usually ends in spring, never ended. Mercer said that unlike April, when residents had to be told three or four times before theyd leave the area, those whose homes were threatened Tuesday left as soon as they were told. Flames blocked the road leading out of the subdivision and hemmed in a group of several dozen residents and law enforcement officers, so they turned back and escaped by boat on Possum Kingdom Lake, Mercer said. It took about six or seven trips, but everyone escaped safely, even if some of them left with frayed nerves, he said. A little old lady was just shaking. These people were leaving with just the clothes on their backs, and they dont know whats going to happen to their homes and their stuff, Mercer said. Associated Press A helicopter drops water Wednesday on a wildfire at Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas. The wildfire that swept through the Possum Kingdom Lake neighborhood, one of several burning in Texas and Oklahoma, destroyed 25 homes in the upscale subdivision. Swollen rivers retreat U.S. security intensifying as Sept. 11 date nears Associated PressWASHINGTON As the nation prepares for the 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks a date al-Qaida has cited as a potential opportunity to strike again security is intensifying at airports, train stations, nuclear plants and major sporting arenas around the country. At this point there is no specific credible threat, but that doesnt mean we are relaxing at all in terms of our vigilance, said John Brennan, President Barack Obamas homeland security and counterterrorism adviser. We are concerned about the lone actors that are out there, we are concerned that al-Qaida or others may try to take advantage of the 9/11 anniversary events, Brennan told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Were looking at all different angles what might have been planned for a while, were still looking for indications that there might be something out there, but we are very interested in seeing whether or not theres any indication whatsoever of a lone actor and thats much more difficult to pick up. The security ramp-up around the country underscores a shift in policing focus since the attacks a decade ago. Officers and emergency responders have been trained in detecting suspicious activity that could uncover a terror plot, aware that the threat has changed in part from an organized large-scale attack using airliners as missiles to the potential for smaller, less sophisticated operations carried out by affiliated groups or individuals. Metropolitan areas are on alert. Throughout the city, whether its the ports or the airports or venues or whatever, you will see an increase in awareness, an increase in resources at strategic places, said Mark Eisenman, assistant chief over the homeland security command for the Police Department in Houston, home to the countrys largest port. New Yorkers will see more police officers on patrol in and around ground zero, where the World Trade Center towers stood, said Police Department spokesman Paul Browne. In Florida, there will be extended staffing at the state's fusion center, an intelligence-sharing operation established after 9/11. Associated PressTRIPOLI, Libya Moammar Gadhafis son Seif al-Islam vowed Wednesday to fight to the death, insisting no regime loyalists would surrender to the rebels, who are closing in on Gadhafis final strongholds. Seif al-Islam, Gadhafis longtime heir-apparent, said he was speaking from the suburbs of Tripoli and insisted his father was fine. We are going to die in our land, he said in an audio statement broadcast on Syrias AlRai television, claiming he was speaking for loyalist leaders who had met in the Gadhafi bastion of Bani Walid. No one is going to surrender. His statement came shortly after a conflicting interview on AlArabiya television by a man claiming to be his brother, al-Saadi, who said he was ready to mediate talks with the rebels in order to bring the fighting to an end. The most important thing is to stop the bloodshed, al-Saadi told the Saudia Arabian television network, claiming he was speaking on behalf of his father. A rebel commander in Tripoli, Abdel Hakim Belhaj, said earlier Wednesday that al-Saadi was trying to negotiate terms for his own surrender if his safety could be guaranteed. Gadhafi son will fight to the death
Outdoors/ B2 MLB Baseball/ B3 Scoreboard/B4 Lottery, TV/B4 College football/ B5 Pigskin Pickers/ B5 Entertainment/ B6 S PORTS Section B THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2011 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Associated PressNEW YORK Her 2011 U.S. Open done and tennis future in doubt because of an immune system disease, Venus Williams rode away from Arthur Ashe Stadium in the back seat of a car a little before 5 p.m. Wednesday. Inside, one young American, Christina McHale, was preparing to speak at a news conference about reaching the third round with a surprise victory over a past Grand Slam finalist. Another, Irina Falconi, was on court, starting a match that would end with her waving a giant U.S. flag to celebrate her own upset. As those events unfolded the most stunning, of course, being seven-time major champion Williams withdrawal shortly before her second-round match because of an illness she hadnt previously disclosed it was possible to see a symbolic shift for U.S. womens tennis. Williams revealed she recently was diagnosed with Sjogrens syndrome, which doctors say is usually not life-threatening. The most common complaints are dry eyes and dry mouth; in rare cases, it can cause joint pain. I am thankful I finally have a diagnosis and am now focused on getting better and returning to the court soon, said Williams, who has played only 11 matches in the last 11 months. Lately, as the 31-year-old Williams and 29-year-old sister Serena have dealt with health problems and played less frequently, people have wondered when and perhaps whether another American woman would make an impact in the sport. For one day, at least, McHale and Falconi did just that. Ive heard so much about media talking about American tennis, and I really Miamis Golden: Clearly, this was the first obstacle Coach ready for challenge Associated PressCORAL GABLES On the day he was hired as Miamis football coach, Al Golden said his experience at Temple prepared him for just about anything. Hes about to put that notion to the test. Golden caught Miamis attention by overcoming countless obstacles at Temple, such as massive reductions in scholarships along with a lack of any real tradition, and turning the Owls into a winner. And now his career at Miami will begin facing a new batch of challenges, mostly brought on by an extra-benefits scandal that might hang over the Hurricanes for years. All the reasons that you come to the University of Miami as the head football coach or as an assistant coach or as a student-athlete remain, Golden said Wednesday in an interview with The Associated Press. Clearly, they remain. The task of rebuilding the Hurricanes was daunting enough before the NCAA scandal remember, Miami still has not won a conference title since leaving the Big East for the Atlantic Coast Conference, and last hoisted a national championship trophy a decade ago. With the scandal, its a far bigger challenge now, but one that Golden welcomes. I really believe in my heart and I know the staff does too, that if we didnt have a foundation and a culture that was built on core values and built on principles obviously to teach life skills and to create self-reliant and independent young people, I think we would be struggling right now, Golden said, sitting at his desk with game plans strewn about. We would be sitting here and there would be a lot of things collapsing. The NCAA said Tuesday that 12 Miami players must pay restitution and eight will not be allowed to play in the season-opener at Maryland because of things they accepted from former booster Nevin Shapiro, a convicted Ponzi scheme architect serving a 20-year prison sentence. Of the eight suspended players, five will return after a one-game absence. Two others will miss four games, and one will be sidelined for six contests. Were fighting through, Golden said. This was the first obstacle and I think were moving past that now and well deal with everything else that presents itself in the future. The penalties, while certainly serious, were far less than some predicted the Hurricanes would receive. Golden said he heard a radio commentator say one morning that all 12 Miami See GOLDEN / Page B4 L ARRYB UGG Chronicle correspondentWill Lecanto High ace swimmer Jake Tamposi and Lecanto High ace diver Anna Heinzman reach the state swimming meet and come home with major medals? Will Lecanto Highs boys win another district title by fighting off Citrus and Pasco swimmers? Will Bill Wells find he has some genuine talent on the Crystal River High boys and girls teams and will this talent take the first year coach to the state meet? All these questions are waiting for answers as Citrus County high school swimming teams start their season this week. All swimmers and divers have the state swim meet as their Holy Grail? Who is worthy? Lecanto Girls Lecanto High girls coach Matt Bouthillier is pretty certain he has a strong state prospect in Anna Heinzman. She has already competed as a diver but may qualify as both a swimmer and diver. She swam but didnt dive, Bouthillier said. She is fired up about diving this year again. She should be the team leader. She is a senior. She will be getting a scholarship for swimming, diving or pole vaulting. She swims as a backstroker and freestyler. Kylie Sisk was second in diving at districts. She is a junior. Anabel Marchildon is a sophomore. She can do the IM, the breaststroke. She is strong across the board. She made it to the regionals last year. Every now and then a coach finds someone who just overachieves and leaves the coach with a Cheshire cat grin. One of the young ladies Im surprised with is Hayley Bottona, the coach said. She is a sophomore. She was a beginning swimmer last year. She swims the butterfly and freestyle. Lecanto has 20 girls. The coach has been there for five years and help is showing up in the form of an accomplished assistant coach. We have a new coach, Becky Harris, the coach said. She replaces Amber McLain, who retired last year. We are fortunate to get Becky. She swam at Virginia Military Institute, one of the first ladies to swim there. She also swam at Crystal River High School. Bouthillier isnt one for bold predictions. I really dont have a good vision for where we are going to land, he said. I am really still looking for us to find our competitive heart and push ourselves out of the comfort zone. I know we really have enough talent to be a good team. Im waiting for it to happen. Lecanto boys Bouthillier is more confident about Tamposi. We have one of the best swimmers in the state in Jake Tamposi, the coach said. He has two older brothers who are swimming in college. Jake has been to state every year, I think. Every expectation is he will go to state. He was the Chronicle Swimmer of the Year two years ago in 2009. He is a senior and will anchor the team. He is one of the hardest working athletes, most dedicated athletes you could ever have the pleasure of coaching. He can swim everything. He did mostly distance and breaststroke. Whatever I have to have him do, he will do with excellence. We have one other returning senior Andrew Chong. He is an outstanding all around swimmer. We have other talented swimmers. J.D. Heinzman, Anas brother and a junior. Our other anchor is Steven Swartz, a sophomore. Both are talented. Tamposi, Heinzman head up countys top swimmers Venus delivers shocking news, withdraws from Open A lot on the line for Bucs, Skins Last round of Beck-Grossman for Washington Associated PressWASHINGTON Its been nine years since the Washington Redskins had this kind of suspense entering the final preseason game. In 2002, Steve Spurriers first season, the coach waited until the final exhibition was over to declare that Shane Matthews had won the starting quarterback job over Danny Wuerffel. Neither one had played well. Matthews came out on top despite throwing five interceptions in six quarters during the preseason. Its worth noting that Matthews, Wuerffel and Patrick Ramsey all ended up starting before the 7-9 season was over. Mike Shanahan is letting the race go down to the wire this year, but at least his charges have proved worthy of the competition. Both John Beck and Rex Grossman have played well. Any slip-up in the preseason finale Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could be decisive. Its very close, offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan said. They both have done a good job and had good numbers. When we review the tape, its pretty neckand-neck. The Buccaneers and Redskins are taking totally different approaches to the game that, under normal circumstances, is the most meaningless one on a teams NFL schedule. Tampa Bay coach Raheem Morris says his defensive starters will play absolutely not one snap against the Redskins. Quarterback Josh Freeman will sit out as well. Other starters will play sparingly, if at all. The only suspense from the Buccaneers standpoint concerns the players on the bubble, who get a final chance to earn a spot on the 53-man roster that will face the Detroit Lions in the Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO Federal prosecutors dropped all the remaining charges against Barry Bonds on Wednesday, days after a judge upheld the sluggers conviction on an obstruction of justice count. The U.S. attorneys office in San Francisco filed court papers informing U.S. District Judge Susan Illston it was dismissing the three charges of making false statements still pending against Bonds, Major League Baseballs all-time home runs leader. A jury deadlocked on the three counts at Bonds trial in April. The deadline for prosecutors to start the process for a retrial on those charges was about 30 days away. Now, Bonds wont face a new trial on accusations that he lied to a grand jury back in 2003 when he testified that he never knowingly received steroids or human See OPEN / Page B4 Associated Press Venus Williams withdrew from the U.S. Open on Wednesday after being diagnosed with an auto immune disorder. DAVE SIGLER /Chronicle Lecantos Anna Heinzman will be a duel threat for the Panthers this fall as she competes both from the diving board and in the pool during the teams season. See SWIM / Page B4 See BUCS / Page B4 See BONDS / Page B4 CR slams way past Lecanto T AYLORP ROVOST Chronicle correspondentCRYSTAL RIVER The Crystal River Pirates showed up to defend their home turf Wednesday night, winning their first home match of the season in four games against the Lecanto Panthers. I was most proud of the way the defense came together. We struggled a little bit with pass/receive in the third game and then they picked themselves up and started to play a better defense, Pirates head coach Mike Ridley said. Each team had won a game going into the Game 3 with Crystal River capitalizing on some execution errors on Lecantos end to win 2420 in Game 1 and Lecanto bouncing back after a slow start in the second game to win 25-23. In Game 3, the Pirates came back from a six-point deficit to take the lead at 13-12 with an ace from Casidy Newcomer. Lecanto tied it up two more times before a pair of back to back aces from Newcomer and team captain Ashley Allen brought Crystal River up by 4. Allen led the Pirates in kills with 7, while fellow captain Megan Unverdorben led in blocks with 7. I was telling them they were starting to play a little bit like they werent in charge and they needed to take charge again and be the aggressor, Ridley said of his 25-22 Game 3 victory. Crystal River took off running in the crucial fourth game, taking an early 8-3 lead with the help of defensive players Cheyenne Phelps and Emily Laga, who had 17 and 16 digs respectively overall. Lecanto fought back on a 7-0 run, taking the lead for a moment before stalling mid-game, eventually losing 25-15. Lecanto head coach Emily Merritt said the key issue for the Panthers to work on going into their next game, against West Port September 7, is communication. The ladies can move they just need to learn how to talk to each other and keep moving to the ball, Merritt said. Crystal River plays at Citrus, who won their first game after going 0-25 last year, Thursday night at 6:30. Roddick survives; Bryan brothers ousted Feds wont pursue Bonds
E very once in a while, the ecology (God, Mother Nature, pick one youre comfortable with) slaps us upside the head and demonstrates there are places where structures dont belong, and we should know better; along the Gulf and the US east coast, its barrier islands. Those who pay attention to history and to the way the ecology works know if we place a structure on a barrier island, its going to go bye-bye, sooner or later. Without minimizing the human suffering, loss of life and property damage brought about by hurricanes, even far inland, the fact is much of that could be reduced, in many cases eliminated. Barrier islands serve a purpose; to absorb the destructive waves and surge from major storms, including those that dont reach hurricane strength, or those, like Irene, only Category One storms. Even as Irene was dropping more water on New England than the alreadysaturated ground could absorb, people farther south were doing what Americans have always done, showing the resilience and compassion that will help them get through tragic circumstances, and rebuild their lives. It will be costly, theres no question about that. Although Irene was a minimal hurricane, it was huge, hundreds of miles across, and took a long time to pass a given point, dropping rain all the while. Had she been minimal in size as well as velocity, there wouldnt have been nearly as much damage; but, she wasnt. Short term, power has to be restored, roads cleared, bridges repaired or replaced, food and water brought in, as well as medical teams and facilities to support local hospitals and medical staff. Be assured that, once all the immediate concerns have been addressed, there will be calls for beach replenishment, to replace sand washed away by Irene. Its a perfect example of an exercise in futility, a temporary solution, and a huge waste of tax dollars, but it will be done, it always is; and people will rebuild. Theyll rebuild on those same barrier islands, wait for the next storm, and hope against hope it wont all be washed away again. There are those who feel government is the solution to all problems. Im not one of them, but there is one thing government, from local townships to the feds, could do to save us from ourselves, and that is to prevent permanent structures on barrier islands, except in certain very limited circumstances. Its a tough call, one that requires doing The Right Thing even if it means reduced campaign funds, but dont hold your breath. That would save lives and drastically reduce property damage, but definitely not garner votes. Whats more important, the lives of constituents, or their votes? * I devoted a fair number of pages in my book on fishing inshore Florida to the importance of knowing your quarry; the habitat it likes, the food it prefers, feeding habits including tidal preferences, and so on because I believe it can often be the difference between hookups and a day of casting practice. This was illustrated on a recent trip by Captain William Toney and two other guides from the Homosassa Guides Association with six members of the Atlanta Fishing Club. The Georgia boys brought 53 redfish to the boats in two days, fishing around mangrove islands off Homosassa and Ozello. In heading north, Irene had sucked warm air with her, creating strong southwest winds, which in turn pushed water on our local incoming tides farther into shore than normal. Knowing the redfish would follow that extra water deeper into the mangroves than theyd been in months, Toney scouted the shorelines, and finally spotted a red peeking out from beneath an overhanging mangrove branch on the back side of a key. I cast a root beer holographic D.O.A. shrimp just up current from the fish, he said in an e-mail, and as the shrimp drifted into the reds zone, he ate it. Toney set the hook and watched, knowing reds like to hang out in schools, and, sure enough, five others came out from the overhang and swam with the hooked fish, hoping for a scrap from whatever it was eating. Toney had one of his clients quickly cast a bait into the group, resulting in an instant hookup. We did the redfish boogie for a minute or two, Toney continued, then finally boated the fish, both at the upper end of the slot. Knowing reds follow the incoming tide onto the flats, and knowing the extra wind-driven water would give the reds access to the crabs, small fish and other morsels normally protected by shallow water and impenetrable roots put Toney and his clients in position for a hookup, and knowing reds in the slot are seldom loners had him on the lookout for more. It pays to know your quarry. Tight Lines to you. 990 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River (352) 795-2597 (352) 795-2598 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 9070 W. Ft. Island Trail, Crystal River Macraes@Homosassa Seatowellen@yahoo.com Wish you a safe & happy scalloping season. Ask the Pros at Crystal River Marine about Free 60/95 Day Sea Tow Membership Bring in this ad. 0008XRY H ITTINGTHEL INKS C ITRUS C OUNTY S PEEDWAY C OMING W EDNESDAYC OMING T UESDAY Y OUTH S PORTS A DULTL EAGUE S PORTS Page B2 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2011 C ITRUS C OUNTY S R ECREATIONALG UIDETOO UTDOORS C OMING T OMORROW C OMING S ATURDAY Chassahowitzka* Crystal River** Homosassa*** Withlacoochee* 8:12 a.m. 4:11 a.m. 9:08 p.m. 4:42 p.m. 6:33 a.m. 1:33 a.m. 7:29 p.m. 2:04 p.m. 7:22 a.m. 3:10 a.m. 8:18 p.m. 3:41 p.m. 4:20 a.m. 11:52 a.m. 5:16 p.m. 11:57 p.m.T H U R S 9/1 F R I 9/2 SAT 9/3 SUN 9/4 MON 9/5 TUES 9/6 W ED 9/7 Hi g h / L ow Hi g h / L ow Hi g h / L ow Hi g h / L ow 8:48 a.m. 4:47 a.m. 10:04 p.m. 5:33 p.m. 7:09 a.m. 2:09 a.m. 8:25 p.m. 2:55 p.m. 7:58 a.m. 3:46 a.m. 9:14 p.m. 4:32 p.m. 4:56 a.m. 12:43 a.m. 6:12 p.m. -----------9:28 a.m. 5:24 a.m. 11:12 p.m. 6:31 p.m. 7:49 a.m. 2:46 a.m. 9:33 p.m. 3:53 p.m. 8:38 a.m. 4:23 a.m. 10:22 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 5:36 a.m 12:34 a.m. 7:20 p.m. 1:41 p.m. 10:18 a.m. 6:07 a.m. -------------7:42 p.m. 8:39 a.m. 3:29 a.m. 11:02 p.m. 5:04 p.m. 9:28 a.m 5:06 a.m. 11:51 p.m. 6:41 p.m. 6:26 a.m. 1:17 a.m. 8:49 p.m. 2:52 p.m. 12:41 a.m. 7:04 a.m. 11:22 a.m. 9:11 p.m. 9:43 a.m. 4:26 a.m. -----------6:33 p.m. 10:32 a.m. 6:03 a.m. -----------8:10 p.m. 7:30 a.m. 2:14 a.m. 10:37 p.m. 4:21 p.m. 2:29 a.m. 8:26 a.m. 12:47 p.m. 10:41 p.m. 12:50 a.m. 5:48 a.m. 11:08 a.m. 8:03 p.m. 1:39 a.m. 7:25 a.m. 11:57 p.m. 9:40 p.m. 8:55 a.m. 3:36 p.m. 11:56 p.m. 5:51 p.m. 3:48 a.m. 10:02 a.m. 2:17 p.m. 11:47 p.m. 2:09 a.m. 7:24 a.m. 12:38 p.m. 9:09 p.m. 2:58 a.m. 9:01 a.m. 1:27 p.m. 10:46 p.m. 10:25 a.m. 5:12 a.m. -----------6:57 p.m. *From mouths of rivers. **At Kings Bay. ***At Masons Creek. Tide charts I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Sam Overton, Sr. a couple of weeks ago. The wiry senior from Baton Rouge, La had just gotten off the water following a 1/2-day bass fishing trip with professional, fishing guide Keith Austin on the Withlacoochee River near Dunnellon. As I ate lunch at the Cajun ordered a cold one and pulled up a chair. I got the distinct impression he had never met a stranger. But his warm smile and distinct Louisiana dialect were inviting. Plus, he told a great story. Memories from the mornings fishing adventure were relived over his brew. Then the stories turned from those memories just hours old to recollections from decades past. Ive been fishing the Withlacoochee River for 27 years, Overton said. As he fumbled with his cell phone it was obvious to me he wanted me to see a photo that he had stored. When he found what he was looking for he pushed the phone my way. The small, dark cell phone picture revealed an image of a wall in his Baton Rouge home. On that wall were numerous giant, largemouth bass proudly displayed. He pointed to one in particular, I caught that one with the Honorable Mr. Buck Bray, he said almost reverently. I thought to myself Buck Bray now thats a name that hasnt crossed my mind in years. Those folks who havent called Citrus or south Marion County home for any length of time will probably not know that name. But some old timers will. Bray was a legendary bass guide going back to the Withlacoochee Rivers hay days in the 70s, perhaps even earlier. Before M ickey Mouse attracted millions of visitors each year to Central Florida a more natural attraction drew people to this part of the world largemouth bass. To be sure Bray spent thousands of days mining waters along the Withlacoochee River, Lake Rousseau, the Tsala Apopka Chain of Lakes and Lake Pannasoffkee in Sumter County. When I moved here in 1982 Buck was the number one guide anywhere around, recalled fishing guide Keith Austin. Buck wasnt a flashy guy or anything. He had modest equipment but boy did he catch a lot of big bass. He gave me my very first paid, guide trip of my career, Austin said Tuesday afternoon. He had too many people to fit on his boat so he hired me to take out the others. We left out of Anglers Resort that morning. There were other guides besides Austin that Bray helped along in their careers. Men like Fred London, Tommy Evans and Chuck Hall to name a few. They became the next generation of guides that benefited from Brays knowledge and experience. Austin tapped some memories about Bray that were most likely thoughts that hadnt been dusted off in years. You would never find ole Buck fishing without his pipe, he said about the white-haired fisherman. And if you heard a .38 Special fired off in the distance sometime during the day you could bet one of Bucks clients had caught a mudfish, he said. He was always fair to me and I learned things from him that I still use today. Buck was a military guy and he was very regimented, Austin recalled. He would pull up to a spot and anchor off both ends of his boat and soak those shiners for hours at a time. He might only fish a few spots in a days fishing time. One technique Austin said he learned from Bray was how to properly fish a golden shiner under matted vegetation. Thats probably one of the most sure-fire ways to catch a giant bass short of using dynamite. Austin recalls Bray becoming fast friends with Dick Williams, the man who purchased Anglers Resort in 1978. From that point Bray used the fish camp as his home base, the same as Austin does today. One of the other odd things that Buck would do was he wouldnt start fishing until 8 a.m. He had an alarm clock in his boat and at eight oclock he started. The first thing he would do was to go and catch his own wild, golden shiners. The clients really seemed to like that part of the trip, he said. There were many more shiners back then and it didnt take long to catch three dozen or so. With the bait secured he would hit the river searching for trophy bass. And at 5 p.m., when that alarm clock went off, it was quitting time. Austin said, It didnt matter if there were 10-pounders schooling at the side of the boat. When that alarm went off he went to the dock, Austin remembered. Buck Bray lost a short battle with cancer in the early 1990s but left lasting impressions with literally thousands of clients along the way. He was truly a gentle man. Sam Overton finished his beer and then ordered another as he sat in the shade overlooking toward the dark water that is the Withlacoochee River. His story then turned to his wife who passed away some time back. He recounted how she would come on the fishing excursions with him and loved to fish as much as he does. But to her there was one added bonus to their visit, She sure loved that old Buck Bray, she really did. Chronicle staff writer Matthew Beck can be reached at (352)564-2919 or email@example.com. R.G. Schmidt TIGHT LINES It Pays to Know Your Quarrys Preferences A trip down Memory Lane with Sam Overton MATTHEW BECK /Chronicle Sam Overton, Sr., left, of Baton Rouge, La. holds this giant largemouth bass with his professional guide Keith Austin on the Withlacoochee River. The fish was caught from a shallow, weedy area along the river channel. A wild, golden shiner was the bait used to temp the trophy fish that weighed 12-pounds. The fish was released back into the river following a short stay in a holding tank. Matthew Beck FISHTALES
East Division WLPctGBWCGBL10StrHomeAway Boston8352.6157-3W-141-2642-26 New York8153.60415-5L-141-2640-27 Tampa Bay7361.545985-5L-235-3138-30 Toronto6868.50015144-6W-133-3435-34 Baltimore5480.40328277-3L-132-3822-42 East Division WLPctGBWCGBL10StrHomeAway Philadelphia8646.6526-4W-346-2240-24 Atlanta8055.59377-3W-142-2638-29 New York6569.48522145-5W-129-3636-33 Washington6371.47024163-7L-137-2826-43 Florida6075.44427203-7L-125-4135-34 Central Division WLPctGBWCGBL10StrHomeAway Detroit7561.5517-3W-239-2836-33 Cleveland6765.5086135-5W-238-2929-36 Chicago6866.5076137-3L-131-3737-29 Minnesota5779.41918252-8W-129-3928-40 Kansas City5681.40919264-6L-233-3723-44 West Division WLPctGBWCGBL10StrHomeAway Texas7759.5664-6W-243-2734-32 Los Angeles7362.541387-3W-138-2835-34 Oakland6075.44416214-6L-435-3025-45 Seattle5777.42519244-6L-133-3624-41 West Division WLPctGBWCGBL10StrHomeAway Arizona7759.5668-2W-841-2636-33 San Fran.7265.526595-5W-139-3033-35 Los Angeles6570.48111158-2W-336-3529-35 Colorado6472.47113166-4L-235-3329-39 San Diego6077.43817213-7L-728-3832-39 Central Division WLPctGBWCGBL10StrHomeAway Milwaukee8156.5916-4L-250-1831-38 St. Louis7264.529886-4W-335-3137-33 Cincinnati6769.49313136-4L-337-3330-36 Pittsburgh6274.45618183-7L-431-3731-37 Chicago5978.43122223-7L-132-3727-41 Houston4790.34334345-5W-426-4221-48 AL NL AMERICAN LEAGUE Tuesdays Games Detroit 2, Kansas City 1, 10 innings Cleveland 6, Oakland 2 Baltimore 6, Toronto 5, 10 innings N.Y. Yankees 5, Boston 2 Texas 2, Tampa Bay 0 Chicago White Sox 8, Minnesota 6 L.A. Angels 13, Seattle 6 Wednesdays Games Detroit 5, Kansas City 4 Minnesota 7, Chicago White Sox 6 Toronto 13, Baltimore 0 Oakland at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. Boston 9, N.Y. Yankees 5 Tampa Bay at Texas, 8:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. Thursdays Games Oakland (G.Gonzalez 11-11) at Cleveland (Carmona 6-12), 12:05 p.m. Toronto (L.Perez 3-2) at Baltimore (Tom.Hunter 3-2), 12:35 p.m. Kansas City (Duffy 3-8) at Detroit (Ja.Turner 01), 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (A.J.Burnett 9-11) at Boston (Lester 14-6), 7:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Niemann 9-5) at Texas (C.Wilson 13-6), 8:05 p.m. L.A. Angels (E.Santana 10-9) at Seattle (Furbush 3-6), 10:10 p.m. Fridays Games Chicago White Sox at Detroit, 7:05 p.m. Toronto at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Baltimore at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. Texas at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Cleveland at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m. Minnesota at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. Seattle at Oakland, 10:05 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUETuesdays Games Florida 6, N.Y. Mets 0 Philadelphia 9, Cincinnati 0 Washington 9, Atlanta 2 Houston 8, Pittsburgh 2 St. Louis 2, Milwaukee 1 Arizona 9, Colorado 4 L.A. Dodgers 8, San Diego 5 Chicago Cubs 5, San Francisco 2 Wednesdays Games L.A. Dodgers 4, San Diego 2 San Francisco 4, Chicago Cubs 0 N.Y. Mets 3, Florida 2 Philadelphia 3, Cincinnati 0 Atlanta 3, Washington 1 Houston 2, Pittsburgh 0 St. Louis 8, Milwaukee 3 Colorado at Arizona, 9:40 p.m. Thursdays Games Philadelphia (Worley 9-1) at Cincinnati (Leake 11-8), 12:35 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Eveland 0-0) at Pittsburgh (Lincoln 1-0), 4:05 p.m. St. Louis (Dickson 0-0) at Milwaukee (Gallardo 15-8), 4:10 p.m. Florida (Hensley 2-5) at N.Y. Mets (Batista 3-2), 7:10 p.m. Washington (Wang 2-2) at Atlanta (T.Hudson 13-8), 7:10 p.m. Fridays Games Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Washington, 7:05 p.m. Philadelphia at Florida, 7:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Atlanta, 7:35 p.m. Milwaukee at Houston, 8:05 p.m. Cincinnati at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. Colorado at San Diego, 10:05 p.m. Arizona at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m. Tigers 5, Royals 4DETROIT The Detroit Tigers have two of the best players in the majors in ace Justin Verlander and slugger Miguel Cabrera. The rest of the roster is holding up quite nicely, too. Wilson Betemit capped Detroits three-run eighth inning with a tiebreaking RBI double against his former team, leading the Tigers to a 5-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. Betemits big hit came less than 18 hours after reserve Ramon Santiago delivered a game-ending homer in the 10th inning. People wonder why I play so many different lineups, but thats what you have to do when you want to win a division, Tigers manager Jim Leyland said. You dont win unless you get contributions from everyone, and you have to play them so that they are ready to make a play when you need them. Austin Jackson went 4 for 4 and scored three times for the AL Central-leading Tigers. ChicagoSan Francisco abrhbiabrhbi SCastro ss4010AnTrrs cf5010 RJhnsn rf4000Kppngr 2b4132 ArRmr 3b4000PSndvl 3b4121 JeBakr 1b3000Beltran rf3000 ASorin lf2000DeRosa 1b4020 Smrdzj p0000C.Ross lf3000 Byrd cf3010Fontent ss3110 Soto c2000CStwrt c4121 Barney 2b3000Bmgrn p2000 RLopez p2000Burrell ph1010 Grabow p0000Romo p0000 JRussll p0000 DeWitt lf1000 Totals28020Totals334124 Chicago0000000000 San Francisco00021100x4 ES.Castro (24), C.Stewart (7). DPSan Francisco 1. LOBChicago 3, San Francisco 9. 2BKeppinger (17), Fontenot (14), C.Stewart (6). HRKeppinger (6), P.Sandoval (16). SBS.Castro (18). CSAn.Torres (5), C.Ross (2). SBumgarner. IPHRERBBSO Chicago R.Lopez L,4-651-394422 Grabow2-300000 J.Russell2-310000 Samardzija11-320003 San Francisco Bumgarner W,9-128200211 Romo100001 HBPby R.Lopez (C.Ross). WPSamardzija. UmpiresHome, Doug Eddings; First, Dana DeMuth; Second, Kerwin Danley; Third, Paul Nauert. T:29. A,099 (41,915). Giants 4, Cubs 0 SAN FRANCISCO Madison Bumgarner matched his career high with 11 strikeouts, Jeff Keppinger and Pablo Sandoval hit consecutive homers in the fourth inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Wednesday to snap a three-game skid and avoid a sweep. On a day when general manager Brian Sabean began making big changes to the struggling World Series champions, Bumgarner (9-12) was brilliant when his team desperately needed a boost. Keppinger also drove in a run with a bloop single in the fifth off Rodrigo Lopez (4-6), who lost his third straight outing and dropped to 0-5 in eight career starts against San Francisco. San Francisco began the day a season-high six games behind NL West-leading Arizona, which was hosting Colorado on Wednesday night. Blue Jays 13, Orioles 0 BALTIMORE Henderson Alvarez walked off the field after eight sparkling innings, and Toronto acting manager Don Wakamatsu offered the righthander the best compliment the rookie could hear. Wakamatsu compared the 21-year-old to 2010 Cy Young winner Felix Hernandez, who comes from the same city in Venezuela as Alvarez. Alvarez became the youngest Blue Jays starter to win a game since 1979, Jose Bautista led a four-homer attack with his 39th of the season, and Toronto beat the Baltimore Orioles 13-0 Wednesday night. Alvarez (1-2) faced the minimum 21 batters through seven innings. Ryan Adams lined a clean single to center in the third and was immediately wiped out by a double play. Matt Angle reached on an error in the seventh before Jake Fox bounced into a double play. In the eighth, Vladimir Guerrero and Robert Andino singled before Alvarez worked out of trouble. 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PittsburghHouston abrhbiabrhbi Tabata rf4000Schafer cf4011 Presley lf4000Altuve 2b4000 AMcCt cf3000JMrtnz lf4010 Doumit c4010Melncn p0000 Walker 2b3010Ca.Lee 1b4020 GJones 1b3000Bogsvc rf3010 JHrrsn 3b2010Pareds 3b3110 Cedeno ss3000AngSnc ss4120 JMcDnl p2010Quinter c3000 Watson p0000Happ p1000 Paul ph1000Michals ph1000 Veras p0000FRdrgz p0000 Hanrhn p0000Bourgs lf0000 Totals29040Totals31281 Pittsburgh0000000000 Houston00020000x2 EG.Jones (4). DPPittsburgh 1, Houston 2. LOBPittsburgh 4, Houston 8. 2BCa.Lee (34). IPHRERBBSO Pittsburgh Ja.McDonald L,8-7672126 Watson100000 Veras2-310011 Hanrahan1-300000 Houston Happ W,5-15730016 Fe.Rodriguez H,5110000 Melancon S,16-21100001 HBPby Melancon (A.McCutchen). UmpiresHome, Mike Everitt; First, Chris Guccione; Second, Mike Muchlinski; Third, Mike Winters. T:28. A,918 (40,963). Astros 2, Pirates 0HOUSTON J.A. Happ allowed three hits and struck out six over seven innings and the Houston Astros beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0 on Wednesday night for a sweep of the three-game series. Despite having the worst record in baseball (47-90), the Astros have won five of their last seven overall and seven of their last eight at home. Houstons other sweep this season was against the Chicago Cubs May 30-June 1. Happ (5-15) had his second strong outing since returning from Triple-A Oklahoma City. He didnt allow a runner past first base and walked one. It was Happs first major league victory since July 19. James McDonald (8-7) had won five of his previous seven decisions. He pitched six innings, allowed seven hits, two walks and struck out six. In the fourth inning the Astros pieced together two runs on a groundout and an infield hit. 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Kansas CityDetroit abrhbiabrhbi AGordn lf3110AJcksn cf4340 MeCarr cf3111RSantg ss2011 Butler dh4010DYong lf3111 Hosmer 1b4232MiCarr 1b4020 Francr rf4010VMrtnz dh4011 Mostks 3b4010Boesch pr-dh0100 Giavtll 2b3000Avila c3000 Getz 2b1010Betemt 3b4011 S.Perez c3000Inge 3b0000 B.Pena ph0000Raburn 2b3000 AEscor ss4000Kelly rf3000 Totals33493Totals305104 Kansas City0101020004 Detroit10100003x5 ES.Perez (2), D.Young (6). DPDetroit 2. LOBKansas City 5, Detroit 5. 2BMe.Cabrera (37), Moustakas (12), A.Jackson (18), Mi.Cabrera (36), V.Martinez (30), Betemit (20). 3BA.Jackson (9). HRHosmer 2 (14). SB Getz (20), A.Jackson (19). SR.Santiago. SF R.Santiago, D.Young. IPHRERBBSO Kansas City Adcock51-362202 Collins H,912-300003 Bl.Wood L,5-2 BS,2-3143310 Detroit Porcello784414 Schlereth W,2-1100010 Valverde S,40-40110011 WPAdcock. UmpiresHome, Tom Hallion; First, Bill Miller; Second, James Hoye; Third, Phil Cuzzi. T:27. A,572 (41,255). Cardinals 8, Brewers 3MILWAUKEE Cardinals starter Jake Westbrook hit a grand slam to lead St. Louis to an 8-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night. Rafael Furcal and Albert Pujols added solo homers as the Cardinals won their fifth in six games to cut the first-place Brewers lead to 8 games in the NL Central. The win guaranteed Milwaukee will lose its first series at home since Arizona took two of three at Miller Park July 4-6. Furcal led off the game with a blast and Pujols followed two batters later with his NL-leading 32nd homer. Westbrook (11-7) tossed five innings, and his slam in the fourth gave St. Louis a 6-2 lead. Corey Hart homered to start the game for Milwaukee, but Ryan Braun fell halfway down the third-base line. Phillies 3, Reds 0 CINCINNATI Cliff Lee wanted one more out. Instead, the dominating left-hander had to settle for the biggest share of another shutout, one that swept the Philadelphia Phillies to new heights. Lee got his sixth straight win on Wednesday night, coming up one out short of another complete game, and Hunter Pence homered for the second straight game, setting up a 3-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds that gave the NL East leaders another big number. They are 40 games over .500 for the first time this season, holding the majors best record at 86-46. And theres no wonder why. The Phillies lead the majors with 19 shutouts. I didnt know we have 19 shutouts, Lee said. I know weve got good pitching and any day were capable of going out and shutting down another offense. They have blanked the Reds the last two games and allowed a total of two runs and 16 hits while taking the first three games of the series. 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UmpiresHome, Tim Tschida; First, Jeff Nelson; Second, Marty Foster; Third, Bill Welke. T:34. A,073 (41,900). Rays 4, Rangers 1 ARLINGTON, Texas James Shields pitched eight shutout innings, Johnny Damon homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the AL West-leading Texas Rangers 4-1 on Wednesday night. Shields (13-10) allowed four hits, walked one and struck out seven, giving him 1,001 for his career. He threw 110 pitches before Kyle Farnsworth finished Tampa Bays 10th victory in the last 15 games. David Murphy hit a two-out RBI single for Texas in the ninth, but Farnsworth struck out Yorvit Torrealba to end the game. Shields escaped a basesloaded jam in the first when Mike Napoli grounded into a double play. The right-hander then retired the next 14 batters, a streak that ended when Elvis Andrus tripled with two out in the sixth. No big deal Shields promptly struck out Josh Hamilton to end the inning, leaving Andrus on third. Shields had struggled in his three previous starts at Rangers Ballpark, going 1-2 with a 5.14 ERA while yielding 22 hits and five homers. Red Sox 9, Yankees 5BOSTON Jacoby Ellsbury hit a tie-breaking two-run homer in the sixth inning, Josh Beckett improved to 4-0 against the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox came from behind for a 9-5 win on Wednesday night. The Red Sox, who lost the series opener 5-2 on Tuesday night, extended their AL East lead over the Yankees to 1 games and improved their record to 11-3 this season against their division rivals. David Ortiz and Jason Varitek also hit two-run homers for Boston. The Yankees scored four runs in the sixth off Beckett (125) the same amount they managed in his other 32 innings against them this season and went ahead 5-4. In the bottom of the inning, Phil Hughes (4-5) retired the first batter. Then he went ahead of Josh Reddick 0-2 before walking him, and Reddick scored the tying run on Variteks double. 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Jason Bay had three hits, including the tying single, and David Wright hit two long doubles high off the wall in left field for the Mets, who have won five of six. The third baseman also made a diving stop on Omar Infantes hot grounder for the second out of the ninth before Bobby Parnell got his third save in five chances. Jose Reyes kicked off the Mets seventh with a single up the middle that squirted between shortstop Emilio Bonifacio and second baseman Omar Infante when both pulled up to avoid a collision. He moved to second on Ruben Tejadas sacrifice and scored easily when Duda hit a full-count pitch from Mike Dunn up the middle. 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He has got a few more to go before he catches me, Jones said with a laugh. Two milestone home runs Jones 450th and Lowes first gave Atlanta the early lead and Lowe combined with three relievers on a three-hitter as the Braves beat the Washington Nationals 3-1 on Wednesday night. Craig Kimbrel pitched the ninth for his 41st save, setting a major league rookie record. Ian Desmonds singles in the first and third innings were the only hits allowed by Lowe (912) until Michael Morse led off the seventh with a homer. Lowe said his first homer was fun but he was more excited about his work on the mound. I take the pitching first, obviously, Lowe said after giving up one run, three hits and two walks in six-plus innings. Twins 7, White Sox 6CHICAGO Jake Peavys one bad inning was enough to send the Chicago White Sox to a costly loss. Jason Kubel and Luke Hughes homered during Minnesotas six-run first inning, and the Twins snapped Chicagos five-game winning streak with a 7-6 victory on Wednesday. It was rough first inning, White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen said. I thought it was going to be a little bit worse than that. Kubel and Hughes each hit a two-run shot off Peavy (6-7), who allowed four consecutive extra-base hits during his rocky beginning. Trevor Plouffe, Joe Mauer and Michael Cuddyer hit three straight doubles to plate the first two runs. The White Sox fell six games back of the AL Central-leading Tigers, who rallied for a 5-4 victory over Kansas City. Chicago is off Thursday and opens an important three-game series at Detroit on Friday. 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wanted to portray that theres a huge wave of American players, Falconi explained when asked why she pulled out the flag she keeps in her bag. I strongly believe in all that is USA, and I wanted to represent it and show the world that its coming. Its coming. No need to wait any longer. McHale, a 19-year-old from Englewood Cliffs, N.J., delivered a 7-6 (2), 6-2 victory over eighth-seeded Marion Bartoli of France, the runner-up to Venus Williams at Wimbledon in 2007. Falconi, a 21-year-old who went to Georgia Tech, followed that up by beating 14th-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia 2-6, 6-3, 7-5. I think theres a lot of American players young American players right now that are all kind of pushing each other. So I think its exciting, said McHale, who knocked off top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki at hardcourt tuneup tournament in Cincinnati in August. We all push each other to want to do better, McHale. On Wednesday night, 2003 U.S. Open champion Andy Roddick beat 96th-ranked Michael Russell 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 in all-American firstround match. Enduring a rough season filled with injuries, No. 21 Roddick dropped out of the top 20 in the rankings for the first time in a decade. His victory was to be followed by the days last match: 2006 U.S. Open champion Maria Sharapova against Anastasia Yakimova. McHale next meets No. 25 Maria Kirilenko of Russia, while Falconi will play No. 22 Sabine Lisicki of Belgium. Lisicki, a Wimbledon semifinalist, was supposed to play Venus Williams but got a pass into the third round. Lisicki said she saw Williams on the practice courts and in the locker room and expected to play their match until the tournament referee passed along the news of the withdrawal. Shes a tough girl, and I think shell come back. You know, it would be unfortunate if she couldnt, Lisicki said. Serena and Venus both are amazing players, and its nice to have them in the womens sport. I hope she comes back. McHale and Falconi both advanced to the third round at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time. Falconi ended her match in style and unbridled exuberance running way wide of the court and nearly stumbling into a changeover chair to get to a ball that she whipped back for a crosscourt forehand winner. She hopped in the air and pumped her left fist, then bounded onto the court yelling, Come on! Come on! Yet another and even younger U.S. player almost joined them. But 16year-old Madison Keys of Boca Raton, Fla., couldnt quite pull it off, wasting a big lead and losing to 27thseeded Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic 3-6, 7-5, 6-4. Among Wednesdays other winners were U.S. men John Isner, Jack Sock, Robbie Ginepri and Alex Bogomolov Jr., along with 2009 U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina, who didnt try to defend his title last year because of a wrist injury. Two-time French Open semifinalist Robin Soderling of Sweden, meanwhile, pulled out shortly before his first-round match Wednesday, citing stomach pain and a headache. No. 4 Andy Murray and No. 12 Gilles Simon advanced, while No. 10 Nicolas Almagro became the highest-seeded man to lose. Womens winners included No. 2 Vera Zvonareva, the runner-up at the U.S. Open and Wimbledon in 2010, and No. 9 Sam Stosur, who reached last years French Open final. Williams departure added to the list of past Grand Slam champions who are gone early from the U.S. Open. Kim Clijsters, the winner at Flushing Meadows in 2009 and 2010, pulled out weeks ago, citing a stomach muscle injury; this years champions at Wimbledon (Petra Kvitova) and the French Open (Li Na) lost in the first round. Williams arrived at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Wednesday hours before her match was scheduled to begin and tried warming up by hitting balls. All of us came with the full expectation shed be playing today. She was geared up to play her match, said Williams agent, Carlos Fleming. I just hope shes OK, Fleming added, and I hope shes healthy and going to be fine. season opener on Sept. 11. Were stacking the bottom of our roster in Washington, Morris said. After we get the bottom of our roster stacked and our team put together and our practice squad filled out, then the coaches will already be ready to deal with Detroit and moving on to what well be going to do in Week 1. Mike Shanahan took that approach last year. The Redskins sat all 22 starters for the final exhibition game and gave them a head start studying the Week 1 opponent. For 2011, hes done a 180. He feels his starters need the extra work to make up for the lost offseason practices caused by the NFL lockout. Hes treating this week the same as last week as another dress rehearsal for all. Its different than usual, Kyle Shanahan said. Its the fourth preseason game, and we have not been playing football that long. The more playing time (for starters) is where I think it changes a little bit. Plus, theres that quarterback competition to decide. The entire team is anxious to know the outcome, although its a story line theyre happy to follow. After all, this time last year the team was dealing with something more disconcerting the various misadventures of Albert Haynesworth. We had plenty of drama last year, receiver Anthony Armstrong said, so trying to figure out whos our quarterback is, is really not too much. But itll be good to know. players would miss the entire season. Because the school and the NCAA were jointly investigating Shapiros claims and promised each other to remain quiet about specifics Golden had to restrain himself from shooting down the report. From that standpoint, I felt helpless to defend these young people, Golden said. Still, the decisions unveiled Tuesday are only the first step in what promises to be a long process. The NCAA is still looking into Miamis compliance practices, and further sanctions when the investigation is complete seem quite likely. The fact-finding process will continue, even while Golden tries to turn Miami back into a title-contending program. If this can be done, said Penn States Joe Paterno, Goldens college coach and longtime mentor, Al will get it done. Funny, just about everyone says that now. Few people thought that to be the case five years ago. Golden interviewed for the Temple job in 2006, one day after Virginia he was the Cavaliers defensive coordinator beat the Owls 51-3. Golden met with Temple athletic director Bill Bradshaw, who had already talked to some candidates and was on his way to talk to more, even though he quickly realized any further interviews were pretty much a waste of time. About 15 minutes into our initial interview with him, at a cramped hotel room in Charlottesville, I wrote on a legal pad: This is our guy, Bradshaw said in a telephone interview. That impressive he was. That precise he was. Temple had been forced out of the Big East and then went 0-11 in 2005. Players didnt want to lift weights or watch film, figuring well, knowing that they had no chance to win anyway. The schools Academic Progress Rate scores were awful and as a result the Owls could only offer 54 scholarships, 31 less than most schools. Golden decided to seize the opportunity, when others winced at the notion. What he did was monumental, said former New York Jets standout Joe Klecko, a Temple alum. Whether anybody else could have done that, I dont know. I know theres a lot of great coaches out there. But when Al Golden was there, I have to admit, Ive never seen more efficiently run practices in my life. And Ive been around football a few years. He had everything. Ive never seen anybody so well organized. Temple won 17 games over the past two seasons under Golden. The program has never been stronger. Even now, months after Golden left Philadelphia for Miami, Bradshaw insists that his former coach has built the Owls to last. hormone from trainer Greg Anderson, and that no one other than his doctors ever injected him with anything. Assistant U.S. Attorney Matt Parrella declined comment. Bonds lawyer, Allen Ruby, said that his clients legal team was focused on the sluggers sentencing hearing in December. Ruby declined to discuss whether Bonds intended to appeal the obstruction conviction. Bonds was among the biggest stars convicted as a result of an investigation into the Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative (BALCO) steroids ring, a probe headed by federal agent Jeff Novitzky that also ensnared Olympic gold medal-winning track star Marion Jones. Bonds was initially charged in November 2007 with lying to the grand jury during a December 2003 appearance when he testified that his personal trainer misled him into believing the designer steroids and performance enhancing drugs he was taking were legal supplements. A majority of jurors this year voted to acquit him on charges he lied when he denied knowingly taking steroids and human growth hormone. The jurors voted 11-1 to convict him for denying that anyone other than his doctor ever injected him. Bonds faces a maximum of 10 years in prison, though federal guidelines recommend a sentence of 15 to 21 months. Illston, who upheld the obstruction count last Friday, also is free to impose a lesser sentence, which she did after two previous trials involving a champion cyclist and track coach each convicted of lying in cases that grew out of the BALCO probe. Cyclist Tammy Thomas and track coach Trevor Graham each received sentences of house arrest. Bonds, Thomas and Graham were the only three BALCO figures who pleaded not guilty and went to trial on charges of lying about performance enhancing drugs. Prosecutors on Wednesday dismissed the counts without prejudice, meaning they could reinstate the charges before the statute of limitations expires. However, thats a routine legal maneuver when dismissing criminal charges and dropped cases are rarely reinstated. Attorney William Keane, who represented Graham, said its highly unlikely prosecutors will reinstate the charges, and that he expects Bonds wont go to prison even though prosecutors are expected to argue for that. Lecanto has 20 boys. Bouthillier feels good about his boys. To be a good team, it is about every athlete contributing, he said. We are a team. Every year, we have been district champions or runners-up. We were district champions last year. We always have the bar set high. Our guys have lost one meet in four years. We know the bar is high. We have to hold it high for ourselves. We know we have to work hard. We dont want to take anything for granted. We want to work extra hard. Lecanto is in Class 2ADistrict 5. The boys won it last year. The girls were third. Citrus and Crystal River are also in the district. The district also includes teams from Pasco County like Land O Lakes, Mitchell, Wiregrass Ranch, River Ridge Gulf, Anclote and Sunlake. Hernando and Nature Coast are in Hernando County. Citrus Girls Coach Jennifer Pineau is in her second year at Citrus High School. She has 19 girls on the team and several have real potential. We have some from last year, she said. This year, they are showing a lot of promise. Amanda Poliseno, a senior, is a favorite to advance to regionals. She is a freestyler and is a team cocaptain. Hanna Poss, a senior, is a breaststroker and is also a co-captain. Brenna Willette, is a breaststroker. We have diamonds in the rough. Our team is so small. Holly Foster is the other coach. Pineau and Foster both swam at Citrus High School and both graduated in 1993. Our top swimmers could all get to regionals, Pineau said. I kinow that the girls drive and passion is very exciting. I would not be surprised if some surprise me. Citrus Boys We have two captains. Joel Kiddy, a senior freestyle, said Pineau. He can go as far as he wants to. He is a shining star. Donnie Lynn, a senior. He is a freestyle and backstroker. They are on all the relays with Randy Lynn, a junior and Taylor Abernathy, a senior. I am feeling that right now our relay teams will be our best, the coach said. Everyone of our swimmers is doing very well in their own way. We have 13 boys. Its one of the smallest teams we have had in quite a long time. Theres a bond with them that is incredible. Small can have its benefits. I am expecting a lot of swimmers to beat their best times, many to move on to regionals and hopeful of a few moving to state. Crystal River girls Bill Wells became the new coach just three weeks ago. He replaced Cliff Dyer. Wells came from Lawton Chiles High School in Leon County. He has coached for 20 years. He was retired and he has unretired to handle the swimmers. A familiar face from the past will rejoin the Pirates. Sandy Counts is back as an assistant coach. She has spent years as an assistant coach. She is recovering from a knee wound She had her knee replaced. She used to coach with Tim Holmes. Candacie Schrader is the diving coach. Jordan Collins, a freshman, has been swimming club. She is a middle and sprint freestyler. She is also a good backstroker. He has 15 girls. This is going to be a building year, Wells said. Im learning about their best events. Marissa Penn, junior, is a good leader and hard worker. She has some ability, Wells said. She is a middle to sprint freestyler and breaststroke. Abby Brown is a 500 freestyler. She broke a team record in the 500 last year. We have some talent and leadership, Wells said. We are going to work hard. We will do the best we can at the end of the year. Crystal River boys Wells has young talent on the boys team. Dylan Earnheart is a freshman and swam last summer. He was in the Junior Olympics. We are expecting good things from him, said the coach. He is best at 100 fly, Hunter Earnheart is a junior. Reece Sisto is a sophomore. He is a pretty good all around swimmer, according to the coach. Michael Martinez is a sophomore diver. Blake Davis is a sophomore diver. Crystal River has 15 boys. The Pirates best days may be a year or two down the road. This is a rebuilding year, Wells said. I am hoping to make it a good year for those individuals. B4 T HURSDAY, S EPTEMBER 1, 2011 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE S COREBOARD SWIM Continued from Page B1 BONDS Continued from Page B1 GOLDEN Continued from Page B1 BUCS Continued from Page B1 On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS BASEBALL 7 p.m. (FSNFL) Florida Marlins at New York Mets 8 p.m. (SUN) Tampa Bay Rays at Texas Rangers NFL FOOTBALL 7:30 p.m. (9 ABC) (10 CBS) Tampa Bay at Washington COLLEGE FOOTBALL 3 a.m. (SUN) Mississippi State at Memphis. (Tape) GOLF 9 a.m. (GOLF) European Omega European Masters 3 p.m. (GOLF) Nationwide: Mylan Classic TENNIS 1 p.m. (ESPN2) 2011 U.S. Open Tennis 7 p.m. (ESPN2) 2011 U.S. Open Tennis Prep CALENDAR TODAYS PREP SPORTS BOYS GOLF 3:30 p.m. Citrus at Nature Coast (Silverthorn CC) 3:30 p.m. Springstead/Dunn. at Crystal River (Plantation) GIRLS GOLF 4 p.m. Citrus at Crystal River (Seven Rivers) SWIMMING 5 p.m. Lecanto at Crystal River (Bicentennial) VOLLEYBALL 6:30 p.m. Crystal River at Citrus 7 p.m. Meadowbrook at Seven Rivers Florida LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday in the Florida Lottery: CASH 3 (early) 5 0 2 CASH 3 (late) 9 7 3 PLAY 4 (early) 1 8 6 6 PLAY 4 (late) 8 8 5 6 FANTASY 5 9 23 24 25 30 LOTTO 5 14 35 41 47 49 EXTRA 5 Tonight FAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDER at Wisconsin3535(56) UNLV Miss. St.2729(50) at Memphis at Syracuse66(50) Wake Forest at Idaho86(53) Bowling Green at FIU1414(54) North Texas Kentucky-a1919(51) W. 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Virginia2022(52) Marshall at Texas A&M1515(56) SMU Monday Miami51(47) at Maryland a-at Nashville, Tenn. b-at Charlotte, N.C. c-at San Francisco d-at Indianapolis e-at Atlanta f-at Arlington, Texas OPEN Continued from Page B1 POWERBALL 13 19 35 47 57 POWER BALL 29 EXTRA 5 Texas A&M plans to leave Big 12 Associated PressHOUSTON The official Texas A&M fight song includes a line that bids farewell to Texas, so long to the orange and white. By this time next year, Texas A&M may have said goodbye to a lot more than its storied, century-old rivalry with Texas. Texas A&M announced Wednesday that it will leave the Big 12 Conference by July 2012 if it can find another home, preferably in the Southeastern Conference. The decision could set off another round of conference realignment in college sports and it raises questions about the future of the Big 12, which is starting the football season with 10 teams after losing Nebraska and Colorado. The Big 12 said it would move quickly to find at least one replacement for the Aggies but offered no timeline. The presidents and chancellors of the nine remaining member institutions are steadfast in their commitment to the Big 12, Big 12 Commissioner Dan Beebe said in a statement. As previously stated, the conference will move forward aggressively exploring its membership options. The Southeastern Conference said it hadnt received an application from Texas A&M to join the league and that it would have no further comment. The SEC has reaffirmed its 12-school membership, but remains open to expansion talks. Leaving the Big 12 is in the best interest of Texas A&M, said university President R. Bowen Loftin, who formally notified the league with a letter after earlier securing details on the withdrawal process. He said he hopes the move can be amicable and presumably hopes to negotiate a reasonable exit fee. We are seeking to generate greater visibility nationwide for Texas A&M and our championship-caliber student-athletes, as well as secure the necessary and stable financial resources to support our athletic and academic programs, Loftin said. This is a 100-year decision that we have addressed carefully and methodically. Texas A&M, which has been in the Big 12 since its founding in 1996, said it will submit an application to join another, unspecified conference. If accepted, Texas A&M will leave the Big 12, effective June 30, 2012. Texas, blamed by some for running off Nebraska with its deal with ESPN to set up its Longhorns Network, said it remains committed to the Big 12 even with its historic rivalry with Texas A&M in jeopardy. But Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds didnt address the game or even A&M by name.
Associated PressMONTGOMERY, Ala. Even the mighty Southeastern Conference is working harder to coax fans out of their living rooms and into stadiums. Despite winning the last five national championships fans around the college football-crazed region are weighing the couch and flat-screen TV option vs. the in-person game experience, tailgating at a raucous stadium. Nearly every SEC football game is televised so some fans are choosing to stay home especially for potentially ugly nonconference mismatches. All but eight games last season were televised beyond pay-per-view. The lounge chair and big-screen TV are the best seat in the house, insists Alabama fan Shane Roberson, who lives in Destin, Fla,. and has held season tickets since 2005. Even opening matchups like Alabama-Kent State and Elon-Vanderbilt are only a click of the remote away, at least for fans in the nine-state region. Missouri State-Arkansas and Montana-Tennessee are available online or by pay-per-view. Since SEC teams have counted tickets sold rather than actual attendance, theres no way to gauge the count of ticket-bearing fans either visitors or home who take the homebody route. The league touts that stadiums were collectively 98.5 percent filled last season. Nonetheless, there are enough empty seats for it to be a topic of discussion in football offices. I say all the time, Hey, were competing against hidef, Auburn associate athletic director Scott Carr said. Its reality. There is no comparison to actually being there and having the opportunity to tailgate with your friends and relatives. You cant replace that sitting on a couch with hi-def television, but it certainly can provide one more reason not to come. The stagnant economy also helps to make the lounge chair a more appealing option. Tennessee fan Joe Stanley grew up in north Georgia attending games; now the IT project manager who lives just outside the Arkansas state line in Missouri said cost of tickets and travel has kept him home most fall Saturdays. He and his wife plan to go to one Vols home game and two games at Arkansas, about 30 minutes from his home. Fans are still looking at $160 just to go to a local game, Stanley said. It makes it a no-brainer situation I can spend $160 (on cable or satellite) to see every game without dealing with the crowd and the nonsense. Carr said it has taken a little longer to sell out season tickets in recent years, saying he thinks it was initially percent economy, 2 percent TV. Now that the TV things out there, I would say TV is probably more of a factor today than it was when it first came out, Carr said. Auburn had two home games that werent listed as sellouts during its national championship run last season. The precursor to the SEC title game matchup with South Carolina was a couple hundred shy. Of the 85 SEC home games last year, 36 were not sellouts. Sure, teams like Alabama, LSU and Florida have little or no trouble unloading season tickets in a league that has four of college footballs eight biggest stadiums. Those three members of the recent national title club, along with Georgia, reported sellouts for all 27 home games in 2010. Its often a case of the rich, well, staying rich. Florida and LSU said they exceeded their stadiums listed capacities in every home game. Struggling teams like Vanderbilt, Mississippi and Tennessee combined for just three sellouts. At Georgia, everyone who contributed $250 to the Hartman Fund got season tickets for this season, associate athletic director Alan Thomas said. He said that number the threshold based on the lowest amount paid was about $2,000 last year, and that was a fifth of the 2008 figure. Tennessee will have an actual count of fans filing into 102,451-seat Neyland Stadium in 2011 after putting bar codes on its tickets. The Volunteers started reaching out to fans in July who have had tickets in the past or have some kind of connection or affiliation with the university, including threefigure donors that might otherwise not have gotten a personal touch, said Chris Fuller, an associate athletic director at Tennessee. He said that seven-week phone effort netted 2,200 season ticket sales and brought in about $1 million. I think live attendance is a big-time topic not only in college athletics now but across the board, said Fuller, formerly a vice president for the NBAs Cleveland Cavaliers. Everybody talks about discretionary income is a factor. I think discretionary time is a big-time factor with everybodys modern schedule. When you host 41 games (in the NBA), I can tell you that its a big factor, but I think even when you host eight football games its a factor too. I think live attendance at sporting events is a big topic in our industry in general. SEC Commissioner Mike Slive acknowledges that the megabucks TV contracts with ESPN and CBS present a balancing act of exposure for the league and making sure that our fans come to the stadium. Schools are also working to cut out some of the hassle when there are 100,000 people in one place. Auburn hired the Disney Institute for a daylong session on customer service this summer for 35-40 staffers in hopes of enhancing fans game day experience, Carr said. Still, the comforts of home have become a formidable opponent for the SEC. At Alabama, Roberson holds onto his tickets even if he might only make it to one or two games now that he has two young daughters. Theres some 20,000 fans on the waiting list to snap them up if he doesnt. James Evans, an Auburn fan living in Charleston, S.C., said he goes to fewer games nowadays because so many are on TV. He made the 7-hour trek for the first South Carolina game last season and plans to attend the SEC title game rematch in Columbia this season. He mostly watches games at a restaurant with other members of the local Auburn club. Its just so convenient, you can sit there at table with giant-screen television surrounded by fans of just your school, the emergency room technician said. The added bonus: Theyll bring you your chicken wings and theyll bring you your drinks. Associated PressCollege footballs most debated team has another referendum game. No. 5 Boise State begins a second straight season playing across the country on a field that is neutral only in name. But this time the stakes are raised a bit. This time the Broncos are venturing into Southeastern Conference territory. As impressive as Boise States 33-30 victory against Virginia Tech at FedEx Field in Maryland was last season, Kellen Moore and the Broncos have a chance to bolster their credibility even more Saturday in Atlanta against No. 19 Georgia. The Boise State debate breaks down like this. Pro-Boise: Coach Chris Petersens team can compete and even beat any team in the country if given the opportunity. (See Fiesta Bowl victories against Oklahoma and TCU, plus that victory against Virginia Tech). A relatively weak conference schedule should not preclude the Broncos from playing for a national championship if they go undefeated. Anti-Boise: Playing in the Western Athletic Conference, the Broncos only faced a few teams per season that were their equals. Moving to the Mountain West Conference this season only provides Boise State with a touch more competition. Because the Broncos strength of schedule lags well behind the teams that play in the SEC, Big Ten, Pac-12, etc., Boise State cannot possibly be considered a national championship contender. (Note: Often this argument leads to screaming and/or tweeting in all capital letters and, ultimately, language not suitable for youngsters). SEC fans seem to get the most riled up by Boise State being included among the nations elite programs. The last time Boise State played an SEC team was 2005, when the Broncos were blasted by the Bulldogs 48-13 in Athens. A victory by the Broncos not only means the Boise State debate will rage most of the season, but it might even get them some respect in the Deep South. Maybe? The picks: THURSDAYUNLV (plus 35) at No. 11 WisconsinThe ground-and-pound Badgers add multi-talented QB Russell Wilson ... WISCONSIN 45-14. No. 20 Miss. State (minus 29) at Memphis Bulldogs are preseason ranked for first time since 2001 ... MISS. STATE 35-10FRIDAYNo. 14 TCU (minus 6) at Baylor QB Robert Griffin III gives Bears upset hopes ... TCU 24-17. Youngstown St. (no line) at No. 17 Mich. St. Spartans have best preseason ranking since 2001 .. MICHIGAN STATE 42-10SATURDAYTulsa (plus 24) at No. 1 Oklahoma Sooners have won five straight against Tulsa, including 45-0 two seasons ago OKLAHOMA 58-21Kent State (plus 38) at No. 2 Alabama Tide coach Nick Saban goes easy on his alma mater ALABAMA 35-7.UPSET SPECIAL No. 3 Oregon (minus 3) vs. No. 4 LSU Never, ever, count out Les Miles ... LSU 28-27. No. 5 Boise State (minus 3) at GeorgiaKellen Moore is no Jared Zabransky BOISE STATE 28-24Louisiana-Monroe (plus 29) at No. 6 FSU After filling in for Christian Ponder, QB EJ Manuel leads Seminoles FLORIDA STATE 48-16San Jose State (plus 30) No. 7 StanfordAndrew Luck gets in a solid half of work STANFORD 45-10Louis.-Lafay. (plus 37) at No. 9 Okl. State QB Brandon Weeden at 27, could make a Weinkelike run at the Heisman OKLAHOMA ST. 55-13Chattanooga (no line) vs. No. 10 Nebraska Sort of an unsatisfying way to begin a new era for Huskers NEBRASKA 52-14No. 12 South Carolina (minus 20) vs. ECU Steve Spurrier suggests QB Connor Shaw could start over Stephen Garcia SOUTH CAROLINA 38-14Appal. State (no line) at No. 13 Virginia TechNo one takes Mountaineers lightly. VIRGINIA TECH 37-17 Missouri State (no line) at No. 15 Arkansas Tyler Wilson takes over at quarterback for Razorbacks. ARKANSAS 58-20USF (plus 10) at No. 16 Notre DameThe one time Lou Holtz will be rooting AGAINST the Irish maybe. NOTRE DAME 28-20Akron (plus 34) at No. 18 Ohio State Suspensions shouldnt be a problem for Buckeyes here. OHIO STATE 35-7Miami, Ohio (plus 18) at No. 21 Missouri New Tigers QB James Franklin makes first start. MISSOURI 38-17 Florida Atlantic (plus 35) at No. 22 Florida Gators won only meeting with Owls 59-20 in 2007. FLORIDA 45-3BEST BET Utah State (plus 21) at No. 23 AuburnTigers will slip this season, but not far enough to give Aggies a shot. AUBURN 52-21Minnesota (plus 22) at No. 25 USC Gophers QB MarQueis Gray could give USC trouble. USC 35-17 SUNDAYMarshall (plus 22) at No. 24 West VirginiaYou want offense Mountaineers fans? Here you go. WEST VIRGINIA 48-14 SMU (plus 15) at No. 8 Texas A&MMaybe the Aggies can hand over their Big 12 keys to Mustangs? TEXAS A&M 35-21F OOTBALL C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE T HURSDAY, S EPTEMBER 1, 2011 B5 00093WB Says Thanks to our faithful subscribers TO ENTER: Fill out this form, mail or bring to 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429 or apply online at www.chronicleonline.com Anytime before Noon on Sept. 28 Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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Associated PressLOS ANGELES The good news for Hollywood: summer movie revenues are up worldwide as studios rebounded from a dismally slow start to the year. The bad news: Domestically, revenues rose only a fraction compared to the previous years, while actual movie attendance dropped for the fourth straight year. Taken together, the summers of 2010 and 2011 combined for the smallest domestic audiences since the summers of 1997-98. Since peaking at a modern high of 653 million tickets sold in summer 2002, domestic attendance has wavered generally downward, dipping to 551 million in summer 2010 and sliding again this summer to 543 million, according to projections from box-office tracker Hollywood.com. One so-so summer can be an aberration, when the movies simply failed to grab fans. Two so-so summers in a row are a sign of the tough task studios face to keep butts in theater seats at a time when audiences have more entertainment options than ever. One down summer you could lay at the doorstep of a lack of quality films, audience indifference, whatever. But more than one or two years becomes a trend, and were seeing this downward trend in attendance, said Hollywood.com analyst Paul Dergarabedian. Emerging technology combined with an audience that is trying to figure out how they want to consume their entertainment is creating this situation. Making matters worse, Hollywood took a weather hit last weekend, with business down steeply because many East Coast theaters closed to ride out Hurricane Irene. Many in Hollywood expected summer 2011 to be a knock-it-out-of-the-park season. The summer was jammed with superhero sagas, huge animated sequels and action franchises that studio executives predicted would quickly lift the industry out of a deep rut after the year began with a weak run of movies. Summer did erase most of this years deficit on revenues, which back in spring had been running as much as 20 percent behind last years. According to Hollywood.com, domestic receipts from the first weekend in May through Labor Day weekend should finish at a record $4.38 billion, up 0.7 percent from summer 2010. But factoring in this years higher ticket prices, actual attendance will be down 1.4 percent. Studio executives get defensive comparing this year to last, saying the early part of 2010 made for an unfair contrast because blockbusters such as Avatar and Alice in Wonderland were keeping theaters jammed. Hollywoods summer story: more dollars, fewer fans Birthday: Excellent influences will be working on your behalf in the year ahead, trying to improve your material position in life. You must chip in and help things along, however. The more you do, the more your needs will be met. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) The funds that will enable you to get something that youve wanted for a long time but always felt was too expensive are apt to finally become available. With the extra cash in your pocket, you can go for it. 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Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Its more important for you to take a long-range view of things where your self-interests are concerned, instead of worrying about how to get what you want right now. Give yourself time. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) Youre very blessed, because someone who loves you is aware of your present wants, and will knock themselves out trying to figure out ways to acquire them for you. Aries (March 21-April 19) Help with a critical yet perplexing decision is on its way. Listen carefully to the new alternatives being presented one of them holds the key to your dilemma. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Perform to the very best of your abilities without thinking about whats in it for you. If you do a good job, the accolades will manifest. Gemini (May 21-June 20) Youve heard it a thousand times: relax and just be yourself when dealing with others, be they bigwigs or small fry. Whatever charisma you possess cannot be forced, so play it cool, Jack. Cancer (June 21-July 22) As soon as you get everyone in accord regarding a family matter, put the wheels in motion and youll get good results. Sit on things and youll waste another toothsome opportunity. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Dont base an important decision solely on its material aspects. Itll be important to put credence in other factors, such as principles and ethics, as well. Gibson to pay $750K to ex LOS ANGELES Mel Gibson will pay $750,000 to his ex-girlfriend and continue to provide housing and financial support for their young daughter to resolve a bitter legal fight that followed sexist, racist rants attributed to the actor. The settlement disclosed Wednesday is intended to end the bickering and accusations that have permeated the case handled in mostly secret proceedings for more than a year, Superior Court Judge Peter Lichtman said. Gibsons payments to Russian musician Oksana Grigorieva are dependent on a lasting truce. As part of the agreement, their daughter will receive support equal to what the actor-director provides for his other seven children. The former couple will split custody of the girl, who turns 2 in late October.ONeills star in front of shoe store LOS ANGELES Ed ONeills star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is appropriately placed: in front of a DSW shoe store on Hollywood Boulevard. ONeill earned his fame playing shoe salesman Al Bundy on the long-running sitcom Married With Children. The Emmynominated star of Modern Family received his sidewalk honor Tuesday in a ceremony featuring his two TV wives, Sofia Vergara from ABCs Modern and Katey Sagal from Married, which aired on Fox. ONeill called the honor overwhelming and thanked fans, then quipped, Just think, somewhere in this world a baby girl is being born and she is going to be my next wife. Vergara is 26 years his junior, and Sagal 11. Rapper T.I. out of prison early ATLANTA Atlantabased rapper T.I. was released Wednesday one month early from a federal prison, where he was serving a weapons violation sentence. Bureau of Prisons spokesman Chris Burke said the artist, whose real name is Clifford Harris was released at 7:29 a.m. Central time from the Forrest City low-security prison in Arkansas. The rapper was sentenced to 11 months in prison in October for breaking his federal probation after he was arrested in Los Angeles on drug charges. From wire reports Mel Gibson Ed ONeill Today in HISTORY TUESDAY, AUG. 30 Mega Money: 1 15 20 30 Mega Ball: 5 4-of-4 MBNo winner 4-of-45$1,459 3-of-4 MB55$290.50 3-of-41,083$44 2-of-4 MB1,509$22 1-of-4 MB11,443$2.50 2-of-430,185$2 Fantasy 5: 13 15 17 28 34 5-of-53 winners $66,348,57 4-of-5274$117,00 3-of-58,352$10.50 Today is Thursday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2011. There are 121 days left in the year. Todays Highlight: On Sept. 1, 1939, World War II began as Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On this date: In 1715, following a reign of 72 years, King Louis XIV of France died four days before his 77th birthday. In 1807, former Vice President Aaron Burr was found not guilty of treason. In 1941, the first municipally owned parking building in the United States opened in Welch, W. Va. In 1972, American Bobby Fischer won the international chess crown in Reykjavik (RAY-kyuh-vik), Iceland, as Boris Spassky of the Soviet Union resigned before the resumption of game 21. In 1981, Albert Speer, a close associate of Adolf Hitler who ran the Nazi war machine, died at a London hospital at age 76. In 1983, 269 people were killed when a Korean Air Lines Boeing 747 was shot down by a Soviet jet fighter after the airliner entered Soviet airspace. In 1995, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland. (The hall opened to the public the next day.) Ten years ago: An explosion and fire at a gambling parlor in Tokyo killed 44 people. The Los Angeles Sparks won the WNBA championship, defeating the Charlotte Sting 82-54. Five years ago: An Iranian passenger plane caught fire on landing in Mashhad, killing 28 of the 148 people on board. One year ago: President Barack Obama convened a new round of ambitious Mideast peace talks at the White House as he hosted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the first face-to-face negotiations in nearly two years. Todays Birthdays: Former Defense Secretary Melvin R. Laird is 89. Actor George Maharis is 83. Attorney and law professor Alan Dershowitz is 73. Comedianactress Lily Tomlin is 72. Singer Archie Bell is 67. Singer Barry Gibb is 65. Talk show host Dr. Phil McGraw is 61. Singer Gloria Estefan is 54. Jazz musician Boney James is 50. Singer-musician Grant Lee Phillips (Grant Lee Buffalo) is 48. Country singer-songwriter Charlie Robison is 47. Retired NBA AllStar Tim Hardaway is 45. Rap DJ Spigg Nice (Lost Boyz) is 41. Actor Ricardo Antonio Chavira (Desperate Housewives) is 40. Thought for Today: There is little that can withstand a man who can conquer himself. King Louis XIV (1638-1715). INSIDE THE NUMBERS To verify the accuracy of winning lottery numbers, players should double-check the numbers printed above with numbers officially posted by the Florida Lottery. Go to www.flalottery.com, or call (850) 487-7777. Spotlight on PEOPLE Florida LOTTERIES SO YOU KNOW Last nights winning numbers, Page B4 E NTERTAINMENT Page B6 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2011 Associated PressNEW YORK Before joining NBCs The Voice, Adam Levine says some folks assumed he was some singing bimbo that likes girls. So hes grateful to the show for providing a bit of clarification on his image. It was a nice opportunity to show my personality that I have a brain, said the lead singer of Maroon 5. Its also true: I am a bimbo and I like to sing and I like girls, but theres more to my personality; its a little more dynamic than that, and I like to show that on the show. Its cool. The singing competition which also features Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green and Blake Shelton as music coaches was a hit in its first season. The four coaches chose teams of eight after an audition process that allowed them only to hear the contestants voice, but not to see them. Once teams were whittled down to one contestant for each coach, Levines mentee the crooner Javier Colon was crowned the winner. The Voice helped showcase the playful and sillier side of the heavily-inked Levine. Band keyboardist Jesse Carmichael says Levines presence on the show was so positive for him definitely as a person, but for us as a band, too. Now, the group is taking advantage of the buzz: They recently released Moves Like Jagger, which features Voice co-star Aguilera, and it will be the No. 1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 charts Thursday. It also hit No. 1 on the European and Canadian charts. The dance song is a departure for the pop-rockers, and they say theyre rushing to get a new album out this fall. In the past, the group released an album every three or four years. Were going to make it as quickly as we can (and) ride this wave of momentum, Levine said in an interview last week. Thats too long, he explained about past breaks between records. We cant do that anymore. Weve got to keep moving. The Grammy-winning groups 2002 debut, Songs About Jane, sold 4.7 million units and they followed that with another multiplatinum-seller, 2006s It Wont Be Soon Before Long. Last fall, they dropped their third album, the gold-selling Hands All Over, which was re-released to feature Jagger. On Maroon 5s upcoming album, the group says they want to take a new direction. Jagger was produced by Benny Blanco and Shellback, hitmakers for acts like Katy Perry, Ke$ha and Britney Spears. We can definitely stand to take more risks, Levine said. Its awesome to have that little feeling in your stomach like, Oh, this isnt safe, this isnt normal for us ... (and) if you dont do that, I think youre dead a as band. The second season of The Voice premieres after the Super Bowl on Feb. 5. Maroon 5 making moves thanks to Jagger, Voice C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Todays HOROSCOPE Asssociated Press While most franchise films packed in big crowds, "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides," starring Johny Depp, left, and Penelope Cruz, was one that did not live up to the domestic returns of its predecessors. Some of this summers films delivered spectacularly, including $300 million megahits Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, below. Associated Press Singer Adam Levine, of the group Maroon 5, performed on the "Today" show earlier this month in New York City. The groups single Moves Like Jagger" is iTunes' top 10 selling single of the week ending Aug. 29.
J ULIANNE M UNN Chronicle food correspondentAt first glance it might seem to be a cultural contradiction. But the gourmet Italian and Cubanstyle cuisine at the new Natalias Pizza and Pasta restaurant in Crystal River is uniquely right on the mark. The buffet-style restaurant, with a variety of hot entrees priced at $5.75, offers a veritable kaleidoscope of fresh homebaked pastries, cookies and cakes, plus seven flavors of exquisite, creamy gelato. Named Natalias for the granddaughter of owners Augustin and Shirley Gonzalez, this eatery is a feast for anyone who savors the flavors of the Mediterannean and Caribbean. The family points to more than 25 years in the restaurant business from New York to Tampa, Dunnellon and now Crystal River. Augustin Gonzalez is Cuban born, but left that country at the age of 16. He was adopted by an Italian family in Westchester, N.Y. His wife, Shirley, was born in New York to Brazilian parents. Dont let the name of the restaurant fool you. This is so much more than pizza and pasta. Servers dish up the meals at the buffet, which are served with a salad and garlic rolls. The buffet varies from day to day, with seafood a priority on Fridays. Choices may include lasagna; Cuban Ropa Vieja, shredded pork stew; chicken and yellow rice; Cuban pork with rice and black beans in a mojo gravy; Picadillo over rice; Paella alla Valenciana, Cuban seafood and rice and much more. Its called a 2 3 special, an entree, salad and rolls all for $5.75. You can also get Stromboli, New York-style pizza, pressed Cuban sandwiches, various pasta dishes and salads. The restaurant seats up to 60 patrons and the service is pretty much do-it-yourself; although friendly waiters are available to help out and refresh your dining needs. When the family moved to Dunnellon, they began their culinary venture in a Shell service station, Gonzalez said. We were there for one year and we were so busy we decided to open a real restaurant when this place became available in Crystal River. Some of the family works at Natalias, too. Son-in-law Russell serves as pastry chef and his wife, Nicole, is all-around helper. Shirley Gonzalez is in charge of pizza, salads and, she said, anything that needs done. Augustin Gonzalez bakes and said My passion is Italian food. He is the former owner of two Italian Pavillion Restaurants in Tampa and Clearwater. He is also maestro of the gelato station, turning out such wonders as Pina Colada, Mango and Double Chocolate gelatos, so creamy and delicious it is almost impossible to say enough! There are seven flavors now and he hopes to have as many as 18 ready very soon. Cooking and baking are just some of Gonzalezs talents. His fine art paintings (reminiscent of Gaugin) grace the walls of Natalias. He has sold nearly 500 of his art works at exhibitions in the Tampa area and is a member of National American Crafters. But food is front and center for the Gonzalez family, who also specialize in catering for weddings, banquets, birthdays, church and school functions and pizza parties with magic shows and comedy routines. Gonzalez said he learned the art of magic blended with comedy from his adopted Italian family, who brought their skills to the Tampa area. Im here on earth to make people laugh and feed them I cant do that where I came from, he said. He is passionate about fresh ingredients, noting only Grande brand cheese is used on Natalias pizzas, and Grande is the best cheese money can buy. He also makes Italian bread for the restaurant. Natalia Pizzas & Pasta is on State Road 44 east of U.S. 19 in Crystal River. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. It is closed Sundays. For information about catering and daily specials and take out, call (352) 564-9000 or visit www.NataliasPizzaPasta.com. Following are several recipes shared by Gonzalez for readers of Flair for Food: OF A B UFFETTF LAIR FOR F OOD Julianne Munn OVER EASY Recalling dishes from days gone by L ast weeks (Aug. 25) Over Easy column about teenage jobs and recollections of favorite s food touched a chord with a reader who wrote the following: Your column was very interesting this past week (as it always is)! The following are just a couple of the foods I remember from a long time ago. I was 17 when I worked my first job. Most times, I took my lunch to work, but once in a while I walked across the street to a little diner called the Coffee Pot. There, I would order my favorite, a cream cheese and green olive sandwich. Other times, it would be a cube steak sandwich on toast with lots of butter! (Lets see us eat that now!) When I was older I had a job in downtown Buffalo, New York. At least twice a week, I would walk two blocks to the five and dime store (Woolworths) where they had a lunch counter. I would always order the warm apple dumpling covered with a warm vanilla sauce along with my root beer float. I miss the apple dumpling and wish I had the recipe for it and warm vanilla sauce. The cream cheese and olive sandwich and apple dumpling came way before the introduction of Buffalo Chicken Wings, the authentic ones introduced by the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York, and the beef on weck sandwiches all of which I still love. Terry Hutchinson Thank you Terry. Love to hear those nostalgic memories. Hope readers keep them coming. WOOLWORTHS APPLE DUMPLINGS WITH VANILLA CUSTARD SAUCE 6 puff pastry squares (purchased) 6 apples, peeled and cored 8 ounces sugar 1/8 ounce cinnamon Preheat oven to 380 to 400 degrees. Cut 10-inch by 15-inch puff pastries into 6 equal squares. Each square will measure 5 inches by 5 inches. Drain apples. Place one apple in the center of each pastry square. Combine sugar and cinnamon. Place 1/2 ounce mixture into the cored cut-out center of each apple. Brush edges of pastry with water. Cover apples with puff squares by lifting up each corner and place one corner on top of the other. Pinch dough with fingers to seal. Place apple dumplings on lightly greased sheet pans with folded corners up. Wash top and sides with egg wash. Bake at 380 to 400 degree oven for 15 to 20 minutes. Makes 16 dumplings. Vanilla Custard Sauce: 4 ounce box instant vanilla pudding mix See EASY / Page C2 INSIDE The Amish Cook PAGE C3 Section C THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2011 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE E xpectoration or spitting out wine is not a topic folks typically chat about. And yet it is an important piece of the wine tasting ritual, particularly for the pro whose critical ratings often influence the market price of a wine label. Are you going to buy a so-so wine over a highly rated label, given the same price? Its a no brainer. Several personal stories illustrate the reasons for not swallowing a mouthful of wine. At a recent ABC store event, a gentle lady noticed I was using one of the little buckets on each table to release the wine in my mouth. Is that what those are for? she asked. To get rid of stuff that doesnt taste good? Well yes and no, I answered. Sure you can use these little buckets to unload unpleasant tasting stuff. But actually, I am trying to sample and report on a bunch of different labels. And it just isnt possible to gulp em all down because after a while, two things will take place. Taste buds will atrophy, and worse, a brain becomes tipsy, which will further impair judgment. So, its OK to just spit the stuff out? she asked in amazement. I never knew that. At another occasion as I was again trying to offload some wine, I whispered to the people in front of the table, Excuse me, I need to spit. To which one person replied: Well thanks for sharing that with us. Sorry, I said after doing the deed. No offense. See, most tasters just do not ever appreciate the need. I learned my lesson years ago. After attending a trade tasting lasting through some 50-plus labels through a span of several hours, it was time to pack up my notes and go home. As I started to exit the hotel driveway, a rent-a-cop flagged me down. Sir, he said, do you know you are driving down a one-way street? Sheepishly I turned around, parked the car, walked back into the hotel where I ordered coffee and a sandwich. Fifty swallows led to I am not sure what degree of intoxication, but certainly I was over the limit. An example well learned. Over the years and through countless tastings, I have learned how not to swallow. To spit or not to spit? That is the question Ron Drinkhouse WINES & SUCH See WINES / Page C2 NATALIAS PIZZA AND PASTA Location : 771 N.E. Fifth St., Crystal River. It is on State Road 44 east of Crystal River. Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Closed Sunday. Call: (352) 564-9000. Website: www.NataliasPizza Pasta.com. Natalias Pizza and Pasta serves Italian, Cuban cuisine B EVY MATTHEW BECK /Chronicle Augustin Gonzalez and his wife Shirley create fresh Italian dishes at Natalias Pizza & Pasta restaurant in Crystal River. See NATALIAS / Page C2 Google maps
If you are going to a wine tasting simply to get a buzz, I would suggest a nice martini or Cosmo instead. These events are arranged, after all, to allow consumers to taste an array of wines without the need to purchase an entire bottle. The idea is to discover something that appeals within ones price range. But to do so, the senses need to be sharp. Fair warning: as you knock back even a single ounce per label, be aware after a couple of dozen samples, close to an entire bottle may have gone down the drain. This leaves taste buds blitzed, whether you may think so or not. I know someone is going to ask, so the answer is: for sure wine tasters can fully appreciate flavors without the need to swallow. Best advice: keep it moderate. And remember, wine is like music, you may not know what is good, but you sure know what you like. Oak Ridge resident Ron Drinkhouse was a buyer and seller of wines in his native Connecticut. He welcomes inquiries, and can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via telephone at (352) 4450328. C2 T HURSDAY, S EPTEMBER 1, 2011 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE F LAIRFORF OOD 00093WF NOTICE OF INTENT TO CONSIDER AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CITRUS COUNTY LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE Citrus County Development Services is requesting a public hearing to review several sections of the Proposed Land Development Code. A WORKSHOP on the proposed ordinance will be held by the Citrus County Planning and Development Review Board (PDRB) on September 15, 2011, at the Lecanto Government Building, 3600 West Sovereign Path, Room 166, Lecanto, Florida at 9:00 AM for their review and recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners. Please note that the PDRB meeting begins at 9:00 AM. The actual time that a particular item is discussed will vary depending on how fast the PDRB moves through the agenda Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with respect to the proposed ordinance amendment. Copies of supporting materials are available for public inspection and copying between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M., Monday through Friday, at the Department of Development Services, 3600 West Sovereign Path, Lecanto, Florida 34461. For more information about this application, please contact the Land Development Division at (352) 527-5239. If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purpose, he or she may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes all testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Any person requiring reasonable accommodation at this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the County Administrators Office, Citrus County Courthouse, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450, (352) 341-6565, (352) 341-6560, at least two days before the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, use the TDD telephone (352) 341-6580. Chairman Planning and Development Review Board Citrus County, Florida 00094J6 1373-0901 THCRN 0008TP2 0009453 00093WG ARROZ CON POLLO (Chicken and yellow rice) 1 package Vigo yellow rice 1 ounce Mazola oil 4 cups water 1 can English peas 1 can whole kernel corn 6 to 8 pieces chicken In a 5-quart heavy saucepan with tight fitting lid, saut 6 to 8 pieces of chicken for 15 minutes, turning frequently. Add water and bring to a boil. Add yellow rice and let boil for 1 minute. Add peas and corn and cover tightly, reduce heat to simmer and cook undisturbed for 20 to 25 minutes. BRUSCHETTA WITH TOMATO AND BASIL 6 or 7 ripe plum tomatoes (about 1 1/2 lbs) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 6 to 8 fresh basil leaves, chopped. Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 baguette French bread or similar Italian bread 1/4 cup olive oil Prepare the tomatoes first. Cut them in halves or quarters and remove the seeds and juice from their centers. Make sure a top rack is in place in your oven. Turn on the oven to 450 degrees to preheat. While the oven is heating, chop up the tomatoes finely. Put tomatoes, garlic, 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, vinegar in a bowl and mix. Add the chopped basil. Add salt and pepper to taste. Slice the baguette on a diagonal about 1/2 inch thick slices. Coat one side of each slice with olive oil using a pastry brush. Place on a cooking sheet, olive oil side down. You will want to toast them on the top rack in your oven. Toast for 5-6 minutes, until the bread just begins to turn golden brown. Align the bread on a serving platter, olive oil side up. Either place the tomato topping in a bowl separately with a spoon for people to serve themselves over the bread, or place some topping on each slice of bread and serve. If you top each slice with the tomatoes, do it right before serving or the bread may get soggy. SHRIMP SCAMPI 2 pounds shrimp 8 tablespoons butter 4 large cloves garlic 4 tablespoons white wine 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 4 tablespoons fresh parsley, or dried 2 teaspoons flour Dash of lemon juice (1/2 of a lemon) 1 pound linguine (or your favorite pasta of choice) Salt and pepper to taste Cook linguine according to package directions (al dente). Rinse, peel and de-vein the shrimp in cold water. Dry on paper towels. Saut garlic and parsley in butter and oil for 1 to 2 minutes. Do not let the garlic burn. Add the wine, then shrimp. Raise heat to medium-high and cook for 3 to 5 minutes stirring frequently. Do not overcook. Season with salt and pepper. Add flour to slightly thicken the garlic butter. Add the lemon juice during the last minute of cooking. Remove from the heat. Serve immediately. Serves 4 to 6. Julianne Munn is the food writer for the Citrus County Chronicle. Email her at email@example.com. 8 ounces cold milk 3 cups milk 2 ounces raisins (if desired) 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Dissolve pudding mix in cold milk. Heat remaining 3 cups of milk to 185 degrees. Add pudding mix. Cook and stir until thick, about 8 minutes. Add raisins and vanilla. Remove from heat. Place in stainless steel pot. Serve warm. Yields 1 quart 4 ounces sauce: (24) 1 ounce ladles, or (18) 1 1/2 ounce ladles. Published in the Lewiston, Maine Sun Journal newspaper, June 5, 1995 (submitted by the manage of the local Woolworths). Gelato. A dessert to treasure. I was formally introduced to the wonders of gelato by Augustin Gonzalez, owner and chef at the new Natalias Pizza and Pasta Restaurant (see todays featured story), recently. This incredible confection is made on the premises by Augustin himself and it is divine. Of course, as with anything new to me and especially with something so delicious, I had to know the origin of the ancient Italian dessert. As is often the case, www.wikipedia.com helped out, along with info from Augustin. Gelato is different from some ice cream, because it has a lower butterfat content. Gelato typically contains 4 to 8 percent butterfat, versus 14 percent for ice cream in the United States. Gelato has a higher sugar content than ice cream. Dairy-based gelato contains 16 percent to 24 percent sugar and water and fruit based sorbet contains 24 percent to 30 percent sugar. Most ice cream in the United States contains 12 to 16 percent sugar. The sugar content in gelato is precisely balanced with the water content to act as an anti-freeze to prevent the gelato from freezing solid. The thing is, like most food too good to be true, gelato must not be kept in the freezer for more than a few days to retain its goodness, while standard ice cream can be frozen for a few months. Also, the technique used in adding flavors and fruits to gelato unlike ice cream results in a rare richness of tastes. Stop by Natalias and try the gelato! Brothers Pizza and Italian Restaurant in the Crystal Springs Shopping Center on State Road 44 a few doors down from Publix, reopened last Wednesday when owner Vinnie Schiano returned from a vacation in Naples, Italy. Judging from the uptick in business, he got back just in time seemed a lot of folks (including us) were hungrily waiting for the open sign and a bruchetta/spaghetti fix. Vinnie said he had a great but too short vacation with family and friends in Napoli at tables laden with traditional dishes. A REMINDER: Dont forget to go to www. chronicle.online and vote for your favorite burger at competing restaurants in the area. The deadline for voting is 5 p.m. Sept. 5. Julianne Munn is the food writer for the Citrus County Chronicle. Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. WINES Continued from Page C1 NATALIASContinued from Page C1 MATT BECK /Chronicle Fresh New York-style cookies are a popular offering at the restaurant. EASY Continued from Page C1 WEEKLY LINEUP Get a jump on weekend entertainment with the stories in Scene./ Fridays See what local houses of worship plan to do for the week in the Religion section./ Saturdays Read about area businesses in the Business section./ Sundays Nearly a dozen medical professionals contribute their expertise to columns in Health & Life./ Tuesdays
I f I had to choose one recipe that defined summer on a plate, it would be lemon chicken steaks with summer salad. I love making this meal-in-one at the end of the summer when the farmers markets and backyard gardens are bursting with cucumbers and tomatoes. Its a great way to use all that extra produce. The chicken steaks start with boneless, skinless chicken breasts that are lightly pounded until they are about 1/2-inch think. This makes the chicken cook quickly and evenly. And for all those cooks who are a little nervous about pounding the chicken, Ive got a foolproof approach. To start, remove the tenderloin from the backsides of the chicken breasts (they can be saved and used for something else). Coat the breasts with oil, then one at a time place them in a zipclose plastic bag. The oil is essential, as it will prevent the chicken from shredding as you pound it. Close the bag, then using a rolling pin or meat pounder, pound away until the chicken breast is large and evenly flat. You can do this step up to a day ahead and keep the chicken in the refrigerator in the closed bag until you are ready to cook. The beauty of this salad is that there is no lettuce, so the salad can be made in advance and left undressed. The base of the salad is comprised of chunks of cucumber, tomato, onions, feta cheese and black olives. You could add mushrooms or sugar snap peas or radishes, anything you like or you need to use up. Its best to do the chopping and mixing before you grill the chicken, as it wont take long on the grill and youll want to serve the chicken soon after it cooks. I prefer using an outdoor grill because there is virtually nothing to clean, but you also can use a grill pan. The chicken is grilled with a light coat of olive oil and seasoned simply with kosher salt and pepper. And the real magic happens when the grilling is done. As soon as the chicken comes off the grill, you squeeze fresh lemon juice over both sides. The hot chicken absorbs the lemon juice as it rests and you cannot believe the difference it makes! The chicken sparkles like a star and takes this summer salad from simple to spectacular! Wait five minutes and place a chicken steak on top of the salad and serve with a dollop of tzatziki (garlic-cucumber yogurt dressing). LEMON CHICKEN STEAKS WITH SUMMER SALAD AND TZATZIKI The tzatziki can be made up to three days in advance. The flavors intensify and taste better once theyve had a chance to meld. The recipe will make about 2 cups and you will have leftovers. It also makes a delicious dip and sandwich spread. The chicken also is good served on top of a Greek salad with a spicy oregano vinaigrette. For the salad: 4 medium fully ripe tomatoes, cut into wedges 1 cucumber, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch chunks 1 small red onion, halved and sliced into semi-circle rings 20 oil-cured black olives, more or less to taste Kosher salt and ground black pepper 1 teaspoon dried or fresh herbs, such as oregano, basil, thyme, etc. 2 ounces feta cheese, cut into 8 pieces (optional) For the tzatziki dressing: 2 cups plain, non-fat Greek-style yogurt 1/2 medium seedless cucumber, diced 3 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice Kosher salt and ground black pepper For the chicken: 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts Olive oil Kosher salt and ground black pepper 2 lemons, cut into wedges 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley Strips of lemon zest, to garnish (optional) To prepare the salad, in a large bowl combine the tomatoes, cucumbers, onion and olives. Mix well, then season with salt, pepper and herbs. Add the feta cheese, if using, then set aside. To prepare the dressing, in a large bowl combine the yogurt, cucumber, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Mix well. Refrigerate until ready to serve. To make the chicken, heat the grill to medium. Pat dry each breast and remove the tenderloins, if still attached. Brush each piece of chicken lightly with oil on both sides. One at a time, place each chicken breast in a zip-close plastic bag. Using a meat mallet or rolling pin, gently pound each breast until evenly 1/2inch thick. At this stage, the chicken can be refrigerated for cooking later. Brush each piece of chicken steak with olive oil again on both sides. Season each breast with salt and pepper, then grill directly over the heat for about 6 minutes, turning once halfway through the cooking time. When the chicken is marked and cooked through, remove from the grill. Immediately, squirt 1 to 2 lemon wedges over each piece of chicken and let sit for 2 to 3 minutes. Garnish with chopped parsley and strips of lemon zest, if desired. Serve on top of the summer salad with a spoonful of tzatziki. From start to finish, it takes 45 minutes and serves four. Elizabeth Karmel is a grilling and Southern foods expert and executive chef at Hill Country Barbecue Market restaurants in New York and Washington, as well as Hill Country Chicken in New York. T here are only a few days in August left. The school doors open for another term next week. Where have these summer months gone to so fast? Son Kevin is down to counting times to sleep before his 6th birthday on Sept. 2. Kevin is our youngest and he will be 6 and starting kindergarten. The years go way too fast for me. Daughter Lovina, 7, will still let me hold her on my lap a lot more than Kevin does. He tells me Mom I am not a baby anymore. At the recent family gathering, Kevin told my husband Joe he doesnt need help carrying his plate anymore. He said at school I carry my own plate. You can just really see them grow up. Kevin was helping Benjamin, 12, and Joseph, 9, clean out the chicken coop this week. He came walking in with farm boots two times too big for him and said see, Mom. I am helping I have manure on my boots. It just made me laugh to think if he is dirty he thinks we will know he is helping. Daughter Susan, 15, is training another pony for a family in our church. This one is named Minnie and is quite a bit calmer to handle. Lovina will lead it around a lot and crawl on its back. It is tinier than ours, so it is easier for them to get on and off. Our border collie dog, Buddy, likes to take the ponys rope and lead it around. On Friday evening, we went to a local benefit auction and supper for an Amish man in the community. The proceeds went to help pay his medical expenses. On Saturday, we had an easy dinner as chicken was being delivered in our community to help an Amish man from a nearby community with his medical expenses. It is nice to be able to share one anothers burdens. Verena has managed to start walking without crutches now. She has a walking sandal on her cast. She still has to put the brace on her leg at night. It is just nicer for her to get around without using crutches. She seems to be able to keep the pain under control most times. Our third cutting hay is cut down and we should be able to bale within a few days. We are hoping the rain holds off until the hay is inside. I have more tomatoes to can that the boys picked for me. Our potatoes didnt do so well. So, it looks as if we will buy storage potatoes for the winter. Last week, we also did several more batches of salsa and canned more green beans and hot peppers. If my cucumbers keep doing well, I would like to can some more dill pickles. The children like these with sandwiches. When our horses accidentally got out while I was at the hospital with Verena a few weeks ago, they trampled some of my cucumber plants. The horses killed a few of the plants, but others survived. Elizabeth, 17, wants to cut the boys out some pants for school. We are hoping to get those sewn this week and some new shirts for them. The girls seem to have enough dresses for now. I want to have Susan help her sew. Susan would much rather clean out the horse stalls than do any sewing. I think once she gets the hang of it she will enjoy it, though. Try this sweet potato casserole. SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE 3 cups of mashed sweet potatoes. 1 egg, beaten 1 /2 cup heavy cream 5 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1 tablespoon melted butter Peel, cook, mash and whip sweet potatoes until smooth. You should have 3 cups of potatoes after mashing. After mashing the sweet potatoes and placing in a large mixing bowl, add beaten egg, heavy cream, sugar, salt and nutmeg. Beat until light and fluffy. Put everything into a buttered 1 1 /2 quart casserole dish. Optional: sprinkle evenly with 2 teaspoons of finely grated orange rind. Drizzle with melted butter. Bake at 400 for 30 minutes or until brown. Lovina Eicher and her husband, Joe, are raising eight children on their rural Michigan homestead. Lovina inherited the Amish Cook column from her mother, Elizabeth Coblentz. For information about the Amish Cook, or to ask a question, write The Amish Cook, P.O. BOX 157, Middletown, OH 45042 or visit www.oasisnews features.com Countdown to kindergartners sixth birthday F LAIRFORF OOD C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE T HURSDAY, S EPTEMBER 1, 2011 C3 00093WM Annual Kick-Off Luncheon T HURSDAY S EPTEMBER 15 11:15 a.m. 1 p.m. Citrus Hills Golf & Country Club Please call 795-5483 or go online to citrusunitedway.org for reservations Deadline is Sept. 8 When single ticket price increases to $25.00 United Way of Citrus County 0008XXT Tickets $20 per person Sponsor table for 8: $200 00092UO BARTELL BARTELL Come Join In The Fun! Florida Public Relations Association, Nature Coas t Chapter hosts its 4th Annual R oast n Toast . .more mileage than an antique car A gala event at the Citrus Hills Golf & Country Club honoring former County Commissioner Gary Bartell. Friday, September 9, 2011 Doors open at 6 p.m. For Tickets & Information Call 352-212-4994 Lovina Eicher THE AMISH COOK See, Mom. I am helping I have manure on my boots. Kevin Eicher who will turn 6 on Sept. 2. Brighten up summer salad Use extra produce in chicken steak dish at end of season Associated Press Chef Elizabeth A. Karmels lemon chicken steaks with summer salad and tzatziki is perfect for the end of summer when farmers markets and backyard gardens are bursting with cucumbers and tomatoes. Elizabeth Karmel AP GUEST COLUMNIST
Submit information at least two weeks before the event. Early submission of timely material is appreciated, but multiple publications cannot be guaranteed. Submit material at Chronicle offices in Inverness or Crystal River; by fax at (352) 563-3280; or email to email@example.com. Notes tend to run one week prior to the date of an event. Publication on a special day cant be guaranteed. Expect notes to run no more than once. News NOTES News NOTES Chorus rehearsals begin Sept. 9 The Chorus of Beverly Hills will begin rehearsals at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9, and will continue each Friday for the Christmas concert. Singers who register at 10 a.m. may pay the $10 fee and will receive their music. The concert will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, in the sanctuary of Beverly Hills Community Church, 82 Civic Circle. New voices are encouraged to join and to fill out the sections, especially altos, tenors and basses. Membership is open to all singers in Citrus County who have a love of singing and want to be participate. The ability to read music is not necessary. The chorus is under the direction of Renate Williams and Ruth Carruthers, accompanist, and is sponsored by Beverly Hills Community Church. For information, call music chairman Volena Van Gunst at (352) 746-5680. Group to sponsor annual outreachThe Hunger and Homeless Coalition of Citrus County, in cooperation with area health professionals, will offer its annual Community Outreach from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at First Baptist Church of Homosassa, 10540 W. Yulee Drive, Homosassa. Registration for services begins at 8 a.m. Available free will be medical exams, BMI, heel scans, urine tests, vaccinations, dental extractions, fillings plus referrals, vision and hearing testing, sheriffs child I.D. services, information on jobs, housing, Head Start, legal matters, domestic and substance abuse and mental health counseling, assistance for pregnant women, haircuts, lunch and more. The services are for the homeless, needy and also those of the lower middle class who fall through the cracks because they dont earn enough, or earn too much, to qualify for health benefits. For information about the Community Outreach effort, call (352) 382-0876. Novel Society gets together Sept. 3 Florida Chapter of the Historical Novel Society meets at 1 p.m. the first Saturday each month at Central Ridge Library, 425 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. Valerie Weston will present a program Sept. 3 on How Writers can use Google Docs. Call Marian Fox at (352) 726-0162 for information. Snippits like to Sew n TellCrystal River Snippits will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, at A-White Sew & Vac in the Airport Plaza on U.S. 19. The program for the meeting will be the presentations of members entries in the groups UFO Challenge. Those who attend should also remember to bring their latest Sew n Tell projects. The Snippits is a neighborhood group of the Nature Coast Chapter of the ASG. For more information, call Anne at (382) 7872 or Chris at (352) 794-3540. Fort Cooper DAR to meet Sept. 6 Fort Cooper Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, at Citrus Hills Country Club. Reservations are required. For more information, call Beverly Gentry at (352) 637-2771. C OMMUNITY Page C4 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2011 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Animal Shelter ADOPTABLES Jayda Special to the Chronicle Jayda is a female retriever mix. Shes only 1 year old, but has good manners. Shes gentle, beautiful, smart, polite, relaxed, calm, obedient and loving. She loves to be with people getting attention. Doesnt mind being around other dogs. Shes spayed and ready to go to a loving forever home. Shell make a wonderful new family member to any home. Jayda is at Citrus County Animal Shelter, 4030 S. Airport Road, Inverness, behind the fairgrounds. View pets at www.citrus critters.com. Call (352) 746-8400. Transit retirees convene Sept. 2 New York City Transit Retirees will meet at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, at the Beverly Hills Community Building, One Civic Circle. Those retired from the New York City Transit System who reside in Citrus County, are welcome. Also, any retirees from the NYC Transit System visiting locally are welcome. For additional information, call President Clarence Redd at (352) 527-8418 or Secretary Clarisse DAdamo at (352) 527-2508. Special to the ChronicleThe opportunity for sea cadets to outfit and train on their own Zodiac boat started when their commanding officer, LTJG Todd Dunn, began flipping through the Navy League magazine. Using the directory of military suppliers in the periodical, Dunn contacted Zodiac North America, which manufactures rubber inflatable boats. Bob Beck and Steve Seigel of the company agreed to donate an FC470 Zodiac to the Manatee Division of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps. The boat arrived in a crate. During the August drill at U.S. Coast Guard Station Yankeetown, the cadets under Dunns command had the privilege of opening the crate and inflating the Zodiac. Once the boat was assembled, cadets were given instructions on how to carry it, how to sit in it and how to roll off the side. The Sea Cadet leader knew the boat wouldnt be fully outfitted on arrival, but Zodiac North America had kindly included six paddles with the donation. The Yankeetown Coast Guard Station, commanded by BMC Christopher Hinote, was also happy to donate surplus helmets to the cadets for their training. We are developing a whole course of training around this boat. By the time they have mastered paddling it and following crew commands, we hope to have found a motor for it, said Dunn. We had a sister of a cadet who never wanted to be a Sea Cadet, decide to join us because of this donation. The cadets are excited to get on the water, Dunn said, but do need a few more items to make their vessel completely seaworthy, including a motor and other safety equipment. Manatee Division drills at Coast Guard Station Yankeetown on the second weekend of each month. To learn more about Sea Cadets, go to www.manateediv.org. Cadets and the Zodiac Special to the Chronicle Showing off their new Zodiac boat are, front, from left: ENS Pusey, PO2 Pusey, SA Vickers, SA Arnold, LC1 Ferdinand, LC1 Diaz, LC1 Martin, SA A. Dipietro, guests Jessica Vickers and Baptiste Le Borgne, and PO2 McAvay. Back, from left, are: SA D. Dieptro, SR Hand, LC4 Nolan, LC1 Tribble, SN Goodpaster, SA Selznick, SR Whitaker, SR McCain and LTJG Dunn. Boat company donates inflatable vessel for Coast Guard youth groups training Special to the ChronicleFlorida is a mandated state and any insurance company doing business in Florida must give a discount to those completing an AARP Safe Driving Course. Courses are open to all age 50 and older. Contact your agent for discount amounts. Update yourself to earn a discount and get newly enacted motor vehicle and traffic laws. Course fee is $12 for AARP members and $14 for all others. Call the listed instructor to register. Crystal River, Homosassa, Homosassa Springs Sept. 20 and 21: 1 to 4 p.m., Coastal Region Library, 8619 W. Crystal St., Crystal River. Call Lou Harmin at (352) 564-0933. Inverness, Hernando, Floral City Sept. 13 and 14: 9 a.m. to noon, Citrus Memorial Health System auditorium. Call Chauncey Benedict at (352) 795-5107. Sept. 13 and 14, 9 a.m., Inverness Elks Lodge, 3580 Lemon St., Hernando. Call Bob Dicker, (352) 527-2366. Beverly Hills, Lecanto, Citrus Hills, Citrus Springs Sept. 13 and 15: 8:15 a.m., Beverly Hills Recreation Center, 77 Civic Circle. Call Theresa Williams at (352) 746-9497. Dunnellon Sept. 27 and 28: 1 to 4 p.m., Rainbow Lakes Estates Clubhouse north of Dunnellon, Marion County. Call (352) 489-1574. AARP offers safe driver courses Special to the ChronicleNature Coast Volunteer Center, in partnership with Citrus County Schools, has developed a program designed to recruit and train volunteer tutors to work with elementary students. The ASPIRE program, an acronym for Achieving Student Progress in Reading Education, is focused on strengthening literacy skills of students. Florida and the entire nation are striving to improve teaching and learning for all students. Citrus County schools have been highly successful in providing learning opportunities and options for students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade; however, there are many students who continue to struggle with literacy, particularly with reading comprehension. These children are in need of highly individualized assistance and instruction. The Nature Coast Volunteer Center and Retired & Senior Volunteer Program are seeking volunteers interested in registering for upcoming ASPIRE training opportunities. Registered volunteers will receive the required training and orientation provided by the Citrus County School District, as well as additional specialized training facilitated by a literacy expert who will teach tutors the skills necessary to assist children with reading fluency and comprehension skills. Volunteer opportunities are available at all 11 district elementary schools, working with first-, second-, and third-grade students. ASPIRE volunteers will be asked to serve a few hours a day for one to two days per week. The trainings will be at the Citrus County School Board office, 1007 W. Main St., Inverness. Training dates are: Volunteer tutor and mentor training: 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9. ASPIRE program tutor training: 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16. For more information or to register for the trainings, call Nature Coast Volunteer Center at (352) 527-5950 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tutoring program benefits young students Volunteers sought for ASPIRE News NOTES Society to host state speaker The Status of Conservation in Florida and Landscape Design Using Native Plants will be presented Sept. 6 to the Citrus County Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society by Karina Veaudry, executive director, Florida Native Plant Society. Veaudry will address the group at its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at Beverly Hills Lions Club, 72 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills. All are welcome to come hear this overview of statewide efforts of the Florida Native Plant Society. Veaudry will provide updates on state initiatives, focused on how the society brings its unique expertise on Floridas native plant communities to the states conservation agenda. Her slideshow will also highlight landscaping with native plants, and how this practice has gained favor statewide in response to citizen concerns about drought and climate change. Flotilla 15-4 to meet in Homosassa Homosassa Flotilla 15-4 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, at West Citrus Community Center, 8940 W. Veterans Drive, Homosassa. Visitors are welcome. The auxiliary is active in assisting the Coast Guard with promoting homeland security, public instruction of safe boating, vessel safety exams, safety patrols on the rivers and coastal waters, search/rescue and law enforcement air patrols and many other activities. Anyone interested in joining the volunteer group may call Rusty Hays at (352) 598-4369, or email email@example.com. Karina Veaudry native plant official. WE WANT TO USE YOUR PHOTOS For information or to talk to a Chronicle photographer for tips, call (352) 563-5660.
E NTERTAINMENTC ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE T HURSDAY, S EPTEMBER 1, 2011 C5 Dr. Karl Menninger, a psychiatrist who died in 1990, said, Set up as an ideal the facing of reality as honestly and as cheerfully as possible. Set up has several meanings. For example, someone can be set up to take the rap for an illegal deed. Or a chessboard can be set up for a game. Or a suit can be set up (established) to provide at least one extra winner. That needs to be done in this deal, but how? South is in six spades and West leads a trump. Did West have a more effective lead? North had a nasty first response. He was too weak for two hearts and too strong for one no-trump. With an ace, two kings and a five-card suit, he went for the overbid. Souths jump-rebid showed an excellent suit with extra values. And when North raised, South bid what he hoped he could make. If West had led a club, he would have defeated the slam. But why would he have chosen that? South had 11 top tricks: six spades, two hearts, two diamonds and one club. He needed to set up a third heart winner. Normally, one would take dummys top hearts, ruff a heart (assume they break 42), return to dummy, ruff another heart, go back to dummy, and cash the 13th heart. Here, though, declarer did not have enough dummy entries. Instead, after drawing trumps, South led a heart from his hand and played low from the board. East shifted to the club king, but declarer won with his ace, took dummys top hearts, ruffed a heart, played a diamond to dummys king, and discarded his diamond loser on the heart six. 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He leaves all the cabinet doors open and throws his clothes and other belongings all over the living room. I know these complaints seem like little things, but its been a struggle for me to take care of the new baby and the house, and he compounds my problems. He doesnt seem to be putting any effort into keeping up our home or marriage. Ive told Bill how important these little things are to me, but he cant see what the big deal is. I have tried many approaches to helping him get organized. Ive reminded him with humor, with gentleness, with repetition and finally nagging until it gets done. He offers excuses and apologizes, but makes no effort to change. I fear what will happen when I go back to work soon. It is putting a strain on our relationship, and arguing is exhausting. What can I do so that I am not living in a constant state of annoyance? Frustrated Wife Dear Wife: New mothers often become exhausted and depressed. Try to separate yourself from the mess. If Bill tosses clothes or other things on the floor, kick them into an out-ofthe-way corner and say nothing. He knows hes a slob, and hes rebelling. When you go back to work, see if you can set aside some money to pay for occasional cleaning assistance. If Bill doesnt like the expense, tell him sweetly that it is obviously his choice, since he isnt capable of pitching in. Dear Annie: My mother died recently. Over the years, she had managed to alienate everyone, including her children. Nonetheless, I tried to be there for her in the end. She said she loved me, yet despite my efforts to reconcile, she never apologized for some of the truly terrible things she said and did that created the rift. Im a grown woman feeling like a lost and unloved child. But some hurts go deep and need to be addressed, not ignored. Why didnt my mother try to fix things? Wasnt I worth it? Did she really love me? As children grow into adults, we learn to accept our parents shortcomings. I am writing to beg your readers to show their love to their children, through words as well as actions, and to heal relationships before its too late. Apologize for any wrongdoing. Dont expect your child to be someone he or she isnt. Make every effort to love your childs partner, and never force your child to choose between you. Please dont leave your children with the painful legacy of doubting they were truly loved. You may think it doesnt matter, but in the end, love is all that truly matters. I am planning to get counseling, but I hope this letter can help someone else avoid my pain. Grieving in Georgia Dear Georgia: Thank you. We are certain it will. Please know that this is not about your worthiness to be loved. It is about your mothers inability to show it. Dear Annie: A lot of seniors write to you complaining that their children are not attentive enough. My father was fond of saying that two parents could take care of 10 children, but 10 children could not take care of two parents. Now that I am 87 years old, I have the same complaint. I make a point not to get upset. I understand that my daughters and their children are busy with their own lives and childrearing, and they contact me when they find the time. Id love to hear from them more often, but know that what goes around comes around. Someday, they will experience the same longing and will have to learn to live with it. Glendora, Calif. Annies Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please e-mail your questions to anniesmailbox@ comcast.net, or write to: Annies Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 5777 W. Century Blvd., Ste. 700, Los Angeles, CA 90045. To find out more about Annies Mailbox and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com. 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I would love to meet you (352) 527-0591 Need a JOB? #1 Employment source is www.chronicleonline.com Classifieds News NOTES Plans being made for Cattle BaronsThe Cattle Barons Ball Committee for the 2012 American Cancer Society has announced plans for the annual fundraiser to take place on Feb. 11. The gala continues to grow in popularity as a fundraiser to support the local ACS, as well as contribute to research and advocacy in the fight against cancer. Co-chairmen Dianne Brashears and Steve Latiff lead team members who are already preparing to make this festivity a one-of-a-kind, kick-up-your heels evening to include musical entertainment, games, activities and auctions, all to bring awareness to the mission of the American Cancer Society. The theme for the 2012 festivities will be Heart of a Cowboy. There are many areas where Citrus County businesses and individuals can take part. To reserve a table, seating eight, which includes cocktails and dinner, call (352) 422-0356 or email diannebrashear @gmail.com. For businesses and individuals wishing to become sponsors of this event, call (352) 464-0983 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To contribute items for the live and silent auctions, call (352) 422-4438 or email email@example.com. To find out more about how to become involved in the 2012 Cattle Barons Ball, call (352) 422-0356 or visit dianne firstname.lastname@example.org. Bonsai enthusiasts meet Sept. 10 Buttonwood Bonsai Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Key Training Center, 130 Heights St., Inverness. The program will feature veteran bonsai artist Clif Pottberg of Pasiminan Nursery in Dade City, about creating a landscape bonsai. Meetings are open to the public; visitors are welcome. Call (352) 563-2156. Chorus rehearsals begin Sept. 9 The Chorus of Beverly Hills will begin rehearsals at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9, and will continue each Friday for the Christmas concert. Singers who register at 10 a.m. may pay the $10 fee and will receive their music. The concert will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, in the sanctuary of Beverly Hills Community Church, 82 Civic Circle. New voices are encouraged to join and to fill out the sections, especially altos, tenors and basses. Membership is open to all singers in Citrus County who have a love of singing and want to be participate. The ability to read music is not necessary. The chorus is under the direction of Renate Williams and Ruth Carruthers, accompanist, and is sponsored by Beverly Hills Community Church. For information, call music chairman Volena Van Gunst at (352) 746-5680. Life Pirates to do cleanup, partyLife Pirates LLC invites the public to have a whale of a good time with at its Coastal Cleanup Party on Saturday, Sept. 17, at Crystal River Ale House. The group will meet at 8 a.m. at the Ale House, 1610 S.E. Paradise Circle, to clean up Kings Bay until noon. Then, from 1 to 5 p.m. follows the party with music, food and drink specials and prizes. If you have a boat, kayak, mask, fins and snorkel, bring them. Participants must register before 5 p.m. Sept. 9 to be eligible to receive a T-shirt, hat and gloves. Email Capt. KeyLime at keylime@ tampabay.rr.com or call (352) 422-7910. Garden club meets in Floral City Floral City Garden Club will meet at noon Friday, Sept. 9, at the Community Building on East Orange Avenue. Program will start at 12:30 p.m. and the business meeting will start at 1:30 p.m. Bob (Bonsai Bob) Eskeitz will be speaker. His first encounter with bonsai was in the 1950s while serving in the Air Force. He belongs to the Buttonwood Bonsai Society in Florida and is president of Nature Coast Bonsai Society. Eskeitz uses native material for his bonsai. There is a change of time for the clubs programs this year. All meetings are open to the public. Call club President Christine Harnden at (352) 341-3247. Relay For Life group slates yard saleInverness Relay For Lifes Survivor Committee will have a multi-family yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 (rain date Sunday, Sept. 11), at Clearview Estates, Citrus Hills, 1459 N. Cherry Pop Drive (corner of Hartford and Cherry Pop). Items will include Christmas decorations and trees, linens, decorative items, household items, art, books and more. Proceeds will help treat Inverness cancer survivors and caregivers to a dinner during Inverness Relay For Life. Online auction helps food programThe online auction to benefit the Under One Roof campaign for a countywide food distribution center runs through Sept. 10. Visit http://natlauctions.com to bid on items. The auction will be broadcast live Sept. 10 on WYKE TV. To see an item, call the office at (352) 628-0445. Grandparents have support groupGrandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, Sept. 12, at Citrus County Resource Center, 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto. For information, call Pam Hall, kinship navigator, at (352) 387-3540. Special to the ChronicleEllie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park and the Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park seek area businesses and organizations to participate in the annual Haunted Tram Rides community event scheduled for Friday, Oct. 28, and Saturday, Oct. 29. The event will begin at 6 p.m. each evening, and run until 11 p.m. Pepper Creek Trail will be transformed into a trail of haunting scenarios to delight families. Participating businesses and organizations will be given a location on Pepper Creek Trail to decorate with their own spooky set-up. Guidelines and applications are available at the park office. There will be no charge to sponsor a location and all locations will be judged for cash awards for first ($500), second ($300) and third places ($100). This popular annual event is a great community relations project for your business or group, and all participating sponsors will be recognized, said Art Yerian, park manager. This will be the seventh year the Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park has staged the Haunted Tram Rides, an event which has attracted thousands of visitors each night. In addition to the Haunted Tram Rides, the event includes family fun such as clowns, face painting, a Halloween costume contest, refreshments and trinkets for the children. The suggested donation for the tram ride is $5 for adults and $3 for children up to age 12. A special Haunted House for children will be set up in the Florida Room. The donation for admission to the Haunted House is $2. The Citrus County Sheriffs Office will offer its Childrens Identification Program in the Visitor Center from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. It includes fingerprinting, videotaping and DNA samples, and takes about 10 to 15 minutes per child. There is no charge for the service. There will be an opportunity for children to change into costumes for the costume contest after the identification program. If your business, club, group or family is interested in participating, call Susan Strawbridge, park services specialist, at (352) 628-5445, ext. 1002. Call to participate in Haunted Tram Rides Wildlife State Park making plans for Halloween event Special to the ChronicleA walk-a-thon is slated for 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Withlacoochee Bay Trail at the Barge Canal off U.S. 19 North in Crystal River. The event will raise money for St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, a center for research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases. In addition to the walk-a-thon, a free family event will offer hot dogs and refreshments until supplies run out, as well as games and activities for children. Several businesses and groups from the area will be set up to promote their childrens services. The walking trail is 5 miles; participants can walk the entire trail or a distance chosen according to their ability. Water and benches will be available for rest stops for participants. There will be an EMT on site. Sponsor envelopes are available for those who want to walk. Those who wish to participate or volunteer to help, or businesses that would like to be sponsors, are asked to call coordinator Natalie Zinsser at (352) 422-3043 or email email@example.com. Founded by actor Danny Thomas, St. Jude depends on community-based fundraising programs to offer its services. At St. Jude, families never pay for treatment not covered by insurance, and no child is ever denied treatment because of a familys inability to pay. To date this year, 923 Florida children have been helped at the Memphis, Tenn., hospital. Walk-a-thon to raise funds for childrens hospital St. Jude Childrens Research Center will benefit
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T HURSDAY S EPTEMBER 1, 2011 C9 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS 0 0 0 9 6 7 Y 783572 0008VGO HOW ABOUT SOME EXTRA CASH! Able to work early morning hours before 6am Must be 18 years old Florida drivers license and insurance Call 563-3201 and leave name, phone number, experience (if applicable) and the best time to call. IT REALLY PAYS TO WORK FOR THE R O U T E S A V A I L A B L E R O U T E S A V A I L A B L E ROUTES AVAILABLE Beverly Hills, Citrus Springs, Crystal River, Dunnellon, Floral City, Inglis, Homosassa Pets Parrott Cage Double wide, older NO wheels. $50. (352) 628-1347 PREVUE BIRD CAGE Sage Green Like New $150 OBO 18 x 18 x 61 (352)2126299 email@example.com. com Reg. Shih-Tzu Pups, M & F starts @ $375 Appts avail 7 days a wk Beverly Hills, FL(352)270-8827 www.aceofpups.net Standard Poodle Pups apricot & silver 8 wks old, shots, H. C., Ready to Go $350. ea 352-746-4269, 352-220-7349 Livestock Nigerian Dwarfs Goats hand raised, pure breed, young adults & babies $50. ea. (352) 527-4990 Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 Mobile Homes For Rent C.R/Homosassa 1& 2 Br. furn, quiet park Util. incl. clean, shrt/long term 352 220-2077 CRYSTAL RIVER2BR 1BA, $495mo 813-317-6525 DUNNELLON 2/1,$500 mo 1st & $200 Sec. 352-625-4339 FLORAL CITY 2/1, $450 no pets. (352) 201-0714 HOMOSASSA SPRINGS 55+ Park2/2 Lg. lot, W/D $560. incl. H20. 352-400-1387 INVERNESS 55+ waterfront park, 1BR, $325/up; 2BR, 1-BA, $450 includes lot rent; 1BR, 1BA Park model, $450. We accept Section 8 Call 352-476-4964 INVERNESS Good location! 2/1.5 $400/mo $200 sec 3/1 $450/mo $200 sec Incl. water, sewer, garb 476-1122 or 476-2417 Lecanto 2/2 Seniors Welcome! !$500. 352-628-2312 Lv mess Baby Items TODDDLER BED with mattress. Good condition used at grandparents. White $60 352-344-4811 Sell or Swap Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 Wanted to Buy HOWARDS FLEA MKT. G-WING, I Buy GOLD, SILVER, COINS, Pay $28+Gram, G-Wing 7 Days -Phone Joe for Prices 697-1457 Is Your Home not Selling? Tired of monthly payments? Would you consider a lease opt?If so I will buy your home. There are many variable ways we can work it ou t 352-212-3209 WANTED HOUSE or MOBILE Any Area Condition or Situation. Call (352) 726-9369 WANTED JUNK MOTORCYCLE Will Pay up to $200 for Unwanted Motorcycle 352-942-3492 Pets 5 MALTESE Very sweet, CKC, FL Health Certs. Rasied in LR, hands on. Girls & boys. From $600 to $400. 352-212-4504, 352-212-1258 CKC REGISTERED LAB PUPPIES Beautiful large boned block head puppies,European and American field trial bloodlines.Yellows, creams,chocolates and blacks.They come with, vaccines, worming, Fla health certificates and registration papers. Ready for loving homes on 8-28-11. Reserve your puppy now. $450.00 to $500.00 Parents on premises. 352-726-9758 GOLDEN RETRIEVERS Pure breed pups, light colors, 9 males, shots & heath Cert. Parents on Prem. $400. ea 352-628-6050 Koi and Gold FishFOR SALE, Great Prices ALL SIZES. Call Jean (352) 634-1783 Sporting Goods 7 ft. Pool Table,includes ping table top $120. (352) 697-3255 AR-15 RIFLE New custom made $850 obo Browning Belgiun-made 12-gauge shotgun $350 obo 352-422-0125 CAMPING GEAR Columbia McKenzie Pass 3-person tent, Coleman propane stove and lantern, down sleeping bag. Used twice. All for $300. 352-637-2890 Concealed Weapons Permit Course DANS GUN ROOM (352) 726-5238 DIAMOND BACK RESPONSES/ Mountain Bike, Shimano Dior Components, 22 spd. excl $25 0 352 419-602 8 ONNO KAYAK PADDLE Carbon Fiber lightly used 213cm race wing paddle, retails $349 sell $200 call or text, I can text you pics 352-302-8529 PGA GOLF CLUBS2-wedge + sand iron, 1,3,4, woods, Tilest Pro Bag $125. (352) 489-9708 REMINGTON 7400 autoloader 30-06 syn stock 4rd mag Weaver rings & scope gun case $400 Id req 352-249-6293 RIFLES FOR SALE MARLIN 60 w/ scope $130 MARLIN 25N w/ sling $120 ( 352) 527-2292 WE BUY GUNSOn Site Gun Smithing (352) 726-5238 Utility Trailers EZ PULL TRAILERS, LLC. Hwy 44 Crystal River, Sales, Repairs, tires, parts Utlity w/ramp gate. 5x8 $720 5x10 $775 6x10 $995 w/spare 6x12 $1050 w/spare 6x16 $1360 w/Spare New Enclosed Cargo 6x12 w/ ramp $1,995 352-564-1299 GULF TO LAKE TRAILER SALES Largest Selection & Lowest Prices. Offering New & Used Cargo & utility trailers Triple Crown Utility TRL 6 x 12 w/new spare $995. 6 x 16 w/new spare $1350. Trailer Tires starting at $69.95 352-527-0555 Hwy 44, Lecanto Baby Items CAR SEAT, good condition, $ 25.00 (352)249-8351 PLAYPEN very good condition, $50.00 (352)249-8351 General Coleman 5,000 watt generator, never used, Pd $600 new, asking $395. 052629(352) 400-8662 COPPER CABINET DOOR HANDLES (24) 5 1/2W, 3 between screws, l i ke new. $60 OB0 352-249-7017 CSCA -FORM 990 IS AVAILABLE This is to notify the public that a copy of the Annual Tax Return, Form 990, of the Citrus Springs Civic Association Inc. is available by calling 352-465-9007, press 3, and leave your request. GARAGE SALE STUFF misc. bric n brac good stuff 80.00 for all 352-503-7479 HAMPER wooden with metal handles and feet $5.00 352-503-7479 I HAVE MONEYWhat Do you have to sell?Opening Resale shop (352) 601-3524 JEWELRY earrings,pins,necklaces $5.00 for all 352-503-7479 KACHINAS owlman and eagleman 15.00 for both 352-503-7479 MENS SCHWINN BICYCLE cruiser ss in excellent condition. mirror and bell $150 call 563-2243 OLD MIRROR 34w by 24l wood frame great shape 20.00 352-503-7479 Pressure Washer Craftsman, quick start 2000 PSI, 2.0 gpm 3.75 HP, w/ attachments never used $225. (352) 746-3605 Ribbon,1/4 inch curling 1500 yds. gold ,1000 yd blue, 500 yds white $50 for all 352-249-7017 SMOKERS OUTDOOR STATION (2) New Self Extinguishing Sandless Urn 40x16 $30 each 727-463-4411 SNUGGIE BLANKET with sleeves and reading light never opened 10.00 352-503-7479 SWIMMING POOLslide 6.5 aquaslide left twist $400. (352) 628-7633 TAN LEATHER LOVESEAT in excellent condition. $150 call 563-2243 THREE TELEPHONES works good 15.00 352-503-7479 WATCHES one silver for $5.00 and one black for $2.00 352-503-7479 WOMENS SCHWINN BICYCLE cruiser ss in excellent condition. basket, bell, mirror. $150 call 563-2243 WOOD CARVINGS sea captain,bum,train all 3 for $20.00 352-503-7479 Business Equipment Bother Lazer 5 in 1 Printe r $40 obo (352) 489-9708 Medical Equipment Bellavita Bath Lift Chair fully auto. lovely almost brand new, cabinets obstructing our use. New $1000 sell $500 (352) 637-5590 Coins HOWARDS FLEA MKT. G-WING, I Buy GOLD, SILVER, COINS, Pay $28+Gram, G-Wing 7 Days -Phone Joe for Prices 697-1457 WE BUYUS COINS & CURRENCY(352) 628-0477 Musical Instruments ACOUSTIC GUITAR W/ GOLD GROVERS! QUALITY THRU OUT!, BEAUTIFUL $100 352-601-6625 ELECTRIC GUITAR LOOKS, PLAYS & SOUNDS PERFECT! NEW CONDITION $75 352-601-6625 MITCHELL ACOUSTIC ELEC GUITAR OLD SCHOOL PICK-UP NEW CONDITION $100 352-601-6625 Fitness Equipment INVERSION TABLE helps with back problems cost $200 sell $125. like new (352) 564-1390 MEN / WOMENS SCHWINN BIKES cruiser ss models basket, mirror, bell. $150 each call 563-2243 TREADMILL WESLO CADENCE EX 14. EXCELLENT CONDITION $150.00 CALL 352-795-0586 Garage/ Yard Sales CRYSTAL RIVERThur Fri 8-5p computer items, medical equip & supplies, DVDs furniture fishing,hsehld MORE!! State Park to Concord follow signs to 11040 W. Concord court HOMOSASSA Thurs., Fri., Sat 8-3 Back yard. No early sales. Household, antiques, collectibles etc. 1958 S. Colonial Ave. INV. HighlandsThur Fri Sat 8-4p Too much to list!!! 1125 Amherst Terr off Inverness Blvd CITRUS HILLS Fri. & Sat. 8A./2P. Some of This !! Some of That !! 605 W. National St. NORTHRIDGE SUBDIVISION (CITRUS HILLS 654 E Connecticut ln T-F-S 9-3 antiques toys musical instruments ,old oak furniture too much to list 352-464-1005 Queen mattress good cond $100. recumbent bike $40. like new (352) 628-6078 Clothing 4 Disney Princess Kids Costumes Sizes, 7/8 & 10/12, w/ 2 pairs of shoes Gently used $100 for all Great for Halloween 601-2412 NORTH GUN MUFFLER EAR MUFFS Normally almost $25, asking $10. 352-637-1755 General 8 BLACK VINYL TRUCK BED COVER Fits 1500 Dodge New n bx $349 Asking $100 727-463-4411 A/C Coleman 600, 2.5 ton, 5 y.o. good cond $600 recliner over stuffed brown good cond. $45. ( 352) 628-6078 ANGEL STATUES all sizes 2.00 a pc or 80.00 for all 352-503-7479 BUTTERFLY KNIFE Never used or carried, 440 steel blade. $20 860-2475 CHROME DOOR HANDLE COVERS Fits F-150 Ford 2009-2011 New Set of 4 Asking $20 77-463-4411 Furniture LIGHT RATTAN DINING SET, GLASS TOP, 4 chairs $150. Two matching end tables with glass tops $25 ea. Or best offers. Very good cond, quality furn. 352-860-0903 LIVING ROOM SET 6 pieces Natural Wicker Living Room group, red velvet cushions, ( 1 couch, 2 chairs, coffee table, 2 end tables) excellent shape. $400 or best offer. phone: 352-341-2584 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Oak Twin Beds -This End Up Mattress & side rails $340 OBO (352)212-6299 email@example.com. com POKER TABLE Combination poker & regular table seats 8, w/ 8 chairs, factory built, $269. obo (352) 746-7414 Preowned Mattress Sets from Twin $30; Full $40.Qn $50; Kg $75. 352-628-0808 Purple leather recliner sofa $110.Rust wingback chair/ottoman leather $75..Wood rocker $65.BoschDWSS 110. white bar table/4chairs white $200.all like new call 352-344-2833 ROCKER RECLINER In very good condition. $60.00 352-382-1972 Sofa 86beige damask print, clean, very good cond. $150. 352-601-2412 TAN LEATHER LOVESEAT in excellent condition. $150 call 563-2243 TAN LEATHER LOVESEAT in good condition. $100 call 563-2243 Teak wood, Dining Table Mission Style 6 upholstered seat chairs, extra leaf Call for Appt. to see $500. firm 352-419-6474 Garden/Lawn Supplies CHICKEN MANURE Time to get your garden soil ready for fall & winter!! 20lb bag $4.00 352-563-1519 CRAFTMANS RIDING MOWER 42 cut/deck, 18hp $450. (352) 746-7357 CRAFTSMAN RIDING MOWER YS4500 20 hp 42 cut. Well maintained. Always stored indoors. 2006-243 hours. $695 352-322-1813 Dynamark Riding Mower 12hp 39 cut, great cond $300. firm MTD self propelled w/ mulcher or bag $40. (352) 302-6069 LAWN MOWER Craftsman self propelled 2 yo $200. Various Trimmers $60/$50/$20 (352) 465-3260 SNAPPER Zero turn 2 yrs. old 42 deck, 20hp $1600 352-445-9901 Garage/ Yard Sales Citrus Springs Thur Fri Sat 8-3p HUGE LABOR DAY Yard Sal e!!! Furn. Toys, Disney movies and MORE!! 154 W. Lathan Ln Tools ARC WELDER $75. (352) 746-7357 CRAFTSMAN TABLE SAW EXTENSION WING For model 113 saw, 10x27, restored. $20 860-2475 SAWMILLS FROM ONLY $2997 MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill -Cut lumber in any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Infor & DVD: www.Norwood Sawmills.com/300N (800)578-1363 Ext. 300N TVs/Stereos Hitachi 60 TVultra vision, 2006, good condition $500 w/stand (352) 527-2759 Computers/ Video DIESTLER COMPUTER New & Used systems repairs. Visa/ MCard 352-637-5469 PENTIUM 4 COMPUTER pentium4 2.8 ghz.computer with keyboard & Monitor $100.00 352-527-9074 Furniture 2 ROCKER RECLINERS, overstuffed, $75 ea. Rocker Recliner $35. 489-9708 2 Swivel Recliners w/ ottoman, beautiful fabric, wood frame less than 1 yr. old $75. ea. (352) 746-1308 60 YR OLD BALDWIN CHERRY DINING SET, 6 chairs, leaf, matching hutch. $200. 746-0737 51 mahogany chest of drawers. org. hardware dove tailed, nice look, 2 maple chair slate backs, Free Maple tea cart on wheels $90. (352) 746-1973 CAPTAINS BED twin bed with two drawers underneath,and bookshelf overhead, light wood, $75.00 (352)249-8351 Couch $100 Wall Unit $30.(352) 697-3255 DARK WOOD DINING TABLE, china hutch & server $450. Coffee table and End Tables $150. 489-9708 DAY BED with trundle and mattresses White metal good condition used as guest bed. $200 352-344-4811 Dinette Table 4 chrs. $50. Q suze mattress & box like new $100. 2 night stands $30.0 0 352-746-0533 352-563-0177 Dining room set, lrg. glass table, 6 chairs, $75 Broyhill couch, $75. or best offer All in exc. cond 400 E. Circlewood, Inverness ETHAN ALLEN Dark country Pine trustle Dining table/2leafs 4/chairs, buffet & hutch exc. $650 obo. can email photos 352 382-3083 Hickory Hill Sectional Arc shape floral/strips $250. 2 Lazy boy Recliners $50. ea Sugarmill Woods Will email photos (352) 382-3083 KING SIZE MATTRESS & FOUNDATIONS KingKoil -1 year old Sugarmill Woods -asking $500 text to 352-382-4845 Office Furniture 2 DRAWER FILE CABINET Metal Commercial Lateral Graphite Color 30x36x19 $45 828-463-4411 5 DRAWER LATERAL FILE CABINET Metal PreOwned Commercial $100 727-463-4411 36 INCH ROUND TABLE PreOwned Orange Formica Top Commercial Metal Frame Like New $65 727-463-4411 CHERRYWOOD BOOKCASE Commercial PreOwned Lovely FreeStanding 40x36x15 $100 727-463-4411 COMMERCIAL DESK CHAIR PreOwned Fabric Covered Adjustable $55 727-463-4411 COMMERCIAL STACKABLE CHAIRS PreOwned Metal Frame, Gray Fabric, 2 For $25. 727-463-4411 DESK CHAIR PreOwned Commercial Adjustable Fabric Covered $45 727-463-4411 FORMICA PURPLE TABLE 36 Inch Round Commercial Metal Frame PreOwned Like New $65 727-463-4411 GRAY FORMICA TABLE Commercial Metal Frame 37 Inch Square PreOwned $35 727-463-4411 LATERAL FILE CABINET 3 Drawer Commercial Metal PreOwned 40x36x19 $65 727-463-4411 METAL FRAME STACKABLE CHARS With Arms Green Fabric Commercial PreOwned 3 for $35 727-463-4411 PREOWNED DESK CHAIRS (2) Commercial Mauve Fabric Covered No Arms Adjustable 2 for $25 727-463-4411 PREOWNED FILE CABINET Commercial Metal 4 Drawer Lateral 53x36x19 $85 727-463-4411 STACKABLE CHAIRS Metal Frame with Arms Blue Fabric Commercial PreOwned 2 for $35 727-463-4411 YELLOW ROUND TABLE 36 Formica Top Commercial Metal Frame PreOwned $65 727-463-4411 Auctions 2 AUCTIONS Thurs. 9/1 Outside Auct Preview 12 Auction 3 Tools, House hold, furn., 60+cases of Italian Water, New items & 3 trailers to unload. Surprises & Value Galore. Bigger items & Furniture inside w/ Sneak peek for Sundays Antique Auction 1pm Sun. 9/4 Antique & Collectible Auction Prev:10am Auction1pm Incredible collection of Roseville, Art Glass, Guitars, Art, Furn. from 1890-Midcentury modern, Jewelry, China, Clocks, crystal, carpets we even have a row of vintage theater seats. DudleysAuction.com for list & photos 4000 S. Fla. Ave. (US 41-S) Inverness (352) 637-9588 AB1667-AU2246 12% BP-2% ca.disc Tools AIR COMPRESSOR 2 HP 100 PSI 20 Gal Tank on wheels $80. (352) 601-1939 Business Buy/Sell Local Pub & Grub for sale Serious Inquires Only call (352) 637-4110 Storage Rubbermade pool or deck box. good condition. $25.00 813-541-3763 Collectibles Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 VINTAGE COMIC BOOK Dell #195 National Velvet Very Good Condition $50 obo 727-463-4411 Spas/Hottubs 2011 HOT TUB Holds 6, New, Warranty, 81 Jets, LED Lights, Sound Sys. Waterfall Retails $9,999. Asking $3,800. 352-400-4165 Appliances Carrier Air/Heat, 3 yrs. old Rated for R/22, 3 ton, w/ 5kw heat strip, & thermostat $600 obo (352) 489-4804 GENERATOR Titan 8000 watt Generator, Like new condition, easy pull start, 8 gallon tank for approx 8 hour run time, house attachment pigtail, No hours on engine other than exercise, $650.00 call 262-617-8250, phone HEAT PUMP & A/C SYSTEMS Starting $880 $1500 Tax Incentive & Rebates on Select Equipment Installation w/permit 352-746-4394 Lic.&Ins. CAC 057914 Kenmore Elite HE4T king size front load dryer with storage pedestal $325. Works great. (352) 212-2554 Kenmore UprightFreezer frost free heavy duty commerical $175. (352) 726-6084 REFRIGERATOR LG Stainless ,side/side, in door ice/water $450 obo (352) 621-3412 SMITTYS APPLIANCE REPAIR washers dryers,FREE pick up 352-564-8179 WASHER OR DRYER $135.00 Ea. Reliable, like new, excellent condition. Can deliver 352-263-7398 WASHER/DRYER Good condition. White side by side. $275 352-302-4686 or 352-400-0452
C10 T HURSDAY S EPTEMBER 1, 2011 C LASSIFIEDS C ITRUS C OUNTY ( FL ) C HRONICLE 1375-0901 THCRN CU-11-05 PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF INTENT TO CONSIDER AN APPLICATION TO ESTABLISH OR CHANGE REGULATIONS AFFECTING THE USE OF LAND The Citrus County Planning and Development Review Board (PDRB) will conduct a Public Hearing on September 15 2011 at 9:00 AM in the Lecanto Government Building, 3600 West Sovereign Path, Room 166, Lecanto, Florida. Please note that the PDRB meeting begins at 9:00 AM. The actual time that a particular item is discussed will vary depending on how fast the PDRB moves through the agenda CU 11 05 Wilburn Construction Inc. for Shirdi Sai Florida Center Inc. -This request is for a Conditional Use from the Citrus County Land Development Code (LDC) to allow for accessory structures and expansion of an existing House of Worship in MDR, Medium Density Residential District, pursuant to Section 4625, Medium Density Residen tial District (MDR), t, as specified in the Land Development Code (LDC). Property is located in Section 31, Township 19 South, Range 20 East ; more specifica1374-0901 THCRN CU-11-04 PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF INTENT TO CONSIDER AN APPLICATION TO ESTABLISH OR CHANGE REGULATIONS AFFECTING THE USE OF LAND The Citrus County Planning and Development Review Board (PDRB) will conduct a Public Hearing on September 15 2011 at 9:00 AM in the Lecanto Government Building, 3600 West Sovereign Path, Room 166, Lecanto, Florida. Please note that the PDRB meeting begins at 9:00 AM. The actual time that a particular item is discussed will vary depending on how fast the PDRB moves through the agenda CU 11 04 Annie W. Johnson Senior Family Center -This request is for a Conditional Use from the Citrus County Land Development Code (LDC) to allow for a storage building associated with a Senior Center in CLR, pursuant to Section 4622, Coastal and Lakes Residential District, as specified in the Land Development Code (LDC). Property is located in Section 35, Township 16 South, Range 18 East ; more specifically, Lots 659 and 660, Townsite of Dunnellon, Plat Book 1 Page 23 which address is 1991 W. Test Ct., Dunnellon, Florida. A complete legal description of the property is on file with the Land Development Division. Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with respect to the proposed conditional use. A copy of the proposed application and supporting materials is available for public inspection and copying between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Land Development Division, Suite 141, 3600 West Sovereign Path, Lecanto, Florida. For more information about this application please contact a Planner at the Department of Development Services, Land Development Division, (352) 527-5239. Information regarding the Land Development Code or Comprehensive Plan is available on the internet at http://www.bocc.citrus.fl.us (Click on Departments, Development Services, then the Land Development link). If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the board with respect to any matter considered at this hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purpose, he or she may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Any person requiring reasonable accommodation at this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the County Administrators Office, Citrus County Courthouse, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450, (352) 341-6565, at least two days before the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, use the TDD telephone (352) 341-6580. Chairman Planning and Development Review Board Citrus County, Florida September 1, 2011. PDRB Notices PDRB Notices PDRB Notices Trucks 2002 ToyotaTacoma SR5 x-cab 4cyl. 80k miles $9988 866-838-4376 03 GMC SIERRA1500 SLE, 5.3L, A/C, ext. cab,190K mi, 4WD/tow pkg, w/acc/trans wrnty $6,500 (352) 425-0709 TOYOTATacoma hardcover. 4 cyc, 5 spd., auto, 50k mi., reg cab, gas sipper $14,900 obo, 464-3396 FORD 1988 F250 7.3 diesel engine 20,000 miles rebuilt also transmission. $1500 obo 352 672-2817 SALE!! MAKE OFFER CONSIGNMENTS USAWE DO IT ALL!BUY-SELL-RENTCAR-TRUCK-BOAT-RV 39 YRS IN BIZ US19 BY AIRPORT Low Payments 352-461-4518 consignmentusa.org Sport/Utility Vehicles BUICK 2007 RAINIER fully loaded with 65k miles with Grey exterior and interior fully loaded immaculate condition asking $14,000.00 Firm a dealer would ask for $17.000 318-613-8922 4x4s CHEVY 97 Astro,140K miles. new tires, All wheel drive $2500 (352) 726-1228 Vans CHEVY 1995 Lumina APV RUNS GOOD,GOOD TIRES, NO AIR. WORK VAN $500.00 352-563-1519 Chevy Astro1988, 5 spd, runs good V6, $800.obo ( 352) 812-1026 DODGE 1997 Van mark3 conversion good running condition new tires $1500 352-476-7556 FORD 1999 E150 CONV. Van. New tires, 53k MI, $5,200 352-344-8607 HONDA Odyssey 08, EX-L, blue ext. grey leather, 6 cd moon roof, 82K, $15,900 .352-344-4505 352-746-5475 TOYOTA 98Sienna XLE ,V6, 112k mis. new tires & battery, looks great, runs great $4,500 (352) 465-7755 Motorcycles Harley Davidson 1200 Sportster, Very clean, lots of chrome & extras $5,000. (352) 344-3081 HARLEY DAVIDSON, Ultra Classic Has everything, excel. cond. only 8,400 mi. selling because health $17,500.(352) 795-7335 HONDA VALKYRIE 2000 mint cond $6950 obo (352) 697-2760 KAWASAKI2006 Vulcan Nomad 1600, Excellent condition, well serviced. Full factory warranty til Jan 2012. 14k miles. Bike jack. Cycleshell. Newer tires and battery. Accessories. $6995. 352-601-7460 LIBERTY 2010 Electric Town & Country MoPed like new $875 352-637-1814 WANTED JUNK MOTORCYCLES Will Pay up to $200 for Unwanted Motorcycle 352-942-3492 YAMAHA 061100 V Star Classic, silver/tan, saddle bags, sissy bar 6700 miles, $6200 obo John or Sue (352) 527-8937 Cars 2008 ToyotaSolara Convt SE Leather 36k miles! Showroom New! Dont hesitate $23988 866-838-4376 AFFORDABLE AUTOS & VANS EZ LOANS $495. DOWN $49 PER WEEK BUY HERE PAY HERE.. Lots of clean-safedependable rides. CALL TONY TODAY (352) 5 6 3 -1 9 0 2WE BUYS CARS DEAD OR ALIVE 1675 Suncoast Hwy. Homosassa Fl. BMW 550i 2007, Classic, one owner, 68,500K miles, exc. condition, $27,000. (352) 422-0199 FORD Mustang convertible, 40th Anniversary Pony Pkg. 60K mi., Garage kept $10,900 (352) 746-6404 LIMO 1966 Fleetwood Cadillac Black 70K miles $7000. (352) 542-8289 MERCEDES BENZ 2006, C280 Luxury, 28K Pristine Cond. White w/ tan interior, Sr. owned $18,450, 352-634-3806 MINI COOPER CLUBMAN 2009 Clubman Motivated Seller Red/Gray color Leather Seats Manual 39 mpg 56K Asking $19,000 352-302-8300 SALE!! MAKE OFFER CONSIGNMENTS USA WE DO IT ALL!BUY-SELL-RENTCAR-TRUCK-BOAT-RV 39 YRS IN BIZ US19 BY AIRPORT Low Payments 352-461-4518 consignmentusa.org SATURN, LS $1,000 needs 2 tires, & Freon blue book value $1,900, 30-35mpg (352) 465-7719 SUZUKI Sport SX4, excel. cond. new tires lots of extras 28mpg $11,200 352-601-0812 Classic Vehicles AUTO SWAP/ Corral CAR SHOW Sumter County Fairgrounds SUMTER SWAP MEETS Sept. 4, 2011 1-800-438-8559 Chevy 1955 Bell Air 4 dr. sedan all orginial and 106k mi $15,000 (352) 621-1207 CHEVY NOVA1964 Fully restored Corvette LT 4 eng Mustang II suspension Ford 9 posi. trac 4 link sys. & full frame$15,000 Days 352-564-0001 Eve 352-794-6504 CHEVY NOVA1964 Fully restored Corvette LT 4 eng Mustang II suspension Ford 9 posi. trac 4 link sys. & full frame$15,000 Days 352-564-0001 Eve 352-794-6504 Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 Recreation Vehicles COLEMAN CANOE 15 w/paddles $175. (352) 726-6084 FLEETWOOD 99 34 Class A 1 slide, V10 20,378 miles, dbl door fridge, Onan 5500 gen $35K 352 746-1646 FORD MIDAS 1983 Motorhome. must sell. Onan 4000 generator.$2000 OBO. Will partout. 352-634-4421 HOLIDAYRAMBLERImperial 1989 34ft. Fully equip. 2 a/c, new tires $13,500. full awning (352) 527-0421 JAYCO 0531 w/super slide, Class C,22K mi. Like new $35K 352-586-1925 WINNEBAGO View, Like New 25 ft., Mercedes deisel engine, full bath, generator, 34k mi., $44,500 (352) 746-4969 Campers/ Travel Trailers CABANA By Keystone, 2000 17FT, new tires, batt. & awning $4,500 nego. (352) 726-8005 I BUY RVS, Travel Trailers, 5th Wheels, Motor Homes call me 352-201-6945 ROCKWOOD Ultra-lite 27 2005, exc cond. upgrades dinette pwr slide w/topper, Q bed, 2nd dr. 20 awning $12k obo (352) 527-9535 Auto Parts/ Accessories 2 Reese hitches, No. 1 & 2, $200 for both (352) 344-2984 Vehicles Wanted $$ TOP DOLLAR $$ For Wrecked, Junk or Unwanted Cars/Trucks. $$ (352) 201-1052 $$ ANY JUNK CAR CASH PAID Free Pick-up. Up to $500. Running or Not! 352-445-3909 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID -$200 & UP (352) 771-6191 CASH BUYERS Buying Used Cars Trucks & Vans, For used car lot LARRYS AUTO SALES, Hwy 19... 352 564-8333 KEEP your used auto parts in Citrus Co. Dales Auto Parts. & Salvage Pays top $$$ for your autos. 352-628-4144 SALE!! MAKE OFFER CONSIGNMENTS USA WE DO IT ALL!BUY-SELL-RENTCAR-TRUCK-BOAT-RV 39 YRS IN BIZ US19 BY AIRPORT Low Payments 352-461-4518 consignmentusa.org We Buy Any Vehicle Perfect Condition or not so perfect, Titled, no title, no problem. I will pay up to $15,000 for Vehicles. Any make, Any model. Call A.J. (813) 335-3794 Cars 2004 FordThunderbird convt 23k original miles Hard top and soft top! $22988 866-838-4376 2005 Cadillac Deville Leather 47k original miles $12988 Better Hurry wont Last! 866-838-4376 2005 Lincoln LS ultimate package LSE 39k original miles Chrome wheels Spotless! $13988 866-838-4376 2007 Suzuki Reno 4 door hatchback 21k original miles! $8988 866-838-4376 Waterfront Homes Homosassa Awesome location! Quick access to gulf, deep canal minutes to springs, 2/2 hted pool/ spa $164,500 (863) 698-0020 LAKEFRONT BARGAIN! 1+ Acres only $44,900. DOCKABLE DEEPWATER! Was $89,900. Prime lakefront parcel with direct access to Gulf. On 12,000 acre recreational lake covered in huge live oaks! Close to the city. Paved roads, county water, power, phone, community boat launch. Excellent financing. Call now ( 866)952-5302 Citrus County Land 2 ACRES $12,000! Best price in Citrus Co. mobiles ok. anxious seller C.Mike Smith R. E. Broker (352) 628-0505 5 Acres Wooded W. of Lecanto off Hwy 44 across from pasture Nice neigborhood, paved road $50K (561) 306-6225 9506 N DUSK POINT CRYSTAL RIVER 1.25 Acres Improved Property Adjacent to Pasture Land No Impact Fee, Electric, Well and Septic Home or Mobile Priced to Sale at $27,900. email: firstname.lastname@example.org phone: 352-551-1197 INVERNESS VILLAGE Corner Lots # 39/106 & #40/112 S. Crestview Ave. both .324/acre $30,000 each. (919) 329-7033 Lots For Sale CITRUS SPRINGS 9349 Hawksweed Dr. $9000. Call or text to 954-540-2800 Out of Town Land LAND FOR SALE UPSTATE NEW YORK FARMLAND SACRIFICE! 5ACs -$19,900. Gorgeous views, apple trees, woods & meadows! Nearby lakes & state land! Perfect for country getaway! ( 877)458-8227 www.NewYorkLand andLakes.com Boats 21 ft. Pontoon fish n barge, 60H Johnson trailer incld, REDUCED TO $5,200 352-613-8453 18ft Sweet WaterPontoon 40HP Yamaha T/T plus Trailer $3,500 obo (352) 476-1113 20 PONTOON 60 HP, 4 stoke, Yamaha, low hours, 4 years young, loaded, kept in dry storage, $13,500 (352) 382-8966 WELLCRAFT, 25ft Sportsmen, hp Yamaha 4 stroke, 60 hrs on engine, w/new alum. trailer $14K exc cond 352-613-4071 AIRBOAT1996, 15, 500cubic inch, Cadillac engine completely rebuilt. $5000 (352) 560-3019 ALUMICRAFT 19 FT, Bay Invader 140HP, 4 stroke Johnson, alum., trlr., excel. $10,500 (352) 344-9771 BAYLINER TROPHY 1802, 18 Ft, walkaround, 90HP Merc OB, w/cuddy, trailer-live well-Duel Batt. + extras. Value $6,000 or best offer. Dan @ 352-344-2412 Fiberglass Boat1995 Light weight 10 6 Tri Hull, w/ 15H Evinrude mtr, runs great $1,000 obo 352-628-7207 GRADY WHITE23 1989, Sports Fisherman 2 Evinrude 140hp, full encl. bimini, c/cab slps 4 (352) 527-0421 HURRICANE SANTEE 116 SPORT $775 WITH EQUIP. EX CON 352.503.5319 PROLINE 21 Cuddy, full transom, w/brack, 150 HP Yam., Bimini, VHF, porta pot, dep. finder, trailer $6,500. (352) 382-3298 STINGRAY19FT, deep V, alum. trailer w/elec. winch, 3.0 I/O (motor needs work) $1,350 (352) 586-9498 TROPHY 1997 19FT 2002 SUZ 4STR 140HP, T-TOP, WINDLASS,DUAL BATT, SS PROP,LIVE WELL, 2 FISH BOX, SWIM STEP,RADIO,TRAILER, BIG BOAT FEATURES, SMALL BOAT PRICE, $9K (352) 382-5041 WE HAVE BOATSGULF TO LAKE MARINE We Pay CASH For Used Clean Boats Pontoon, Deck & Fishing Boats (352)527-0555 boatsupercenter.com WE NEED BOATSSOLD AT NO FEEWORLD WIDE INTERNET EXPOSURE 352-795-1119Mercury Auth Parts and Service US 19 Crystal River (just north of the Mall) Recreation Vehicles 09 Itaska Impu lse Class C, low miles, like new, completely furnished $57K (352) 726-4732 505-550-0547 Citrus County Homes IVE MOVED! Sellers Homes are Selling!CALL ME! Deborah Infantine ERA AMERICAN REALTY352-302-8046 Best Time to Buyalso have lease options & owner financing available. Phyllis Strickland (352) 613-3503 Kellers Williams Rlty 3/2/2 on 4.84ac w oaks well maintained, paved street, nicely decorated. Marble, tile, high ceilings, spa. no realtors. $199k 6841 S. Ridge Pt. 352-628-3358 3/2/2 pool oversiz e lanai recently reburnished. For Sale or Rent $800/mo. (908) 322-6529 Michele Rose, Realtor Simply put I ll work harder 352-212-5097 isellcitruscounty@ yahoo.com Craven Realty, Inc 352-726-1515 NEW HOMES Starting at $71,500. on your property!!!! Atkinson Construction 352-637-4138 Lic.# CBCO59685 Whether you are buying or selling your home, you need a Realtor you can rely on. Call Bonita Amonte, Realtor Cell (386)562-6665 amonte08 @gmail.com Plantation Realty Inc 1250 N. Country Club Drive Crystal River, Fl. 34429 Office (352) 795-0784 Fax: (352) 795-2887 Dunnellon What A Home! What A Price! RAINBOW SPRINGS GOLF & CC 3/2/2, Spacious Kit., overlooks fam. rm. encld lanai, patio Rainbow Riv. Access for your water sports, ONLY $144,900 mls 353493 Dale Ravens Rainbow Springs Community Realty Inc. (352) 489-1486 Out of Town Real Estate BANK FORECLOSED LAND LIQUIDATION From $9,900, Blue Ridge mountains, paved roads, utilities, county water, panoramic views, excellent financing. Sale September 24th, Call Now! (888)757-6867 ext 214 Waterfront Homes HELP! Too Many Leads & Not Enough Realtors Call Lisa for details 352-634-0129 Plantation Realtyplantationrealtylisings .com Lisa VanDeboe Broker (R) Owner HOMES ARE MY PASSIONGitta Barth/RealtorCertified International Property Specialist (352) 220-0466Coldwell Banker Investors Realty, Inc Real Estate For Sale PUBLISHERS NOTICE: All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Specializing in Acreage Farms/Ranches & CommercialRichard (Rick) Couch, BrokerCouch Realty & Investments, Inc. (352) 344-8018 RCOUCH.com Open House WATERFRONT, OPEN HOUSE Sat 3 Sept 2-5p Lake Rousseau 7371 W Riverbend Road Just Reduced Newer Custom Home 3/2/2 breathtaking views $489K or make offer, owner financing available. Gourmet kitchen, fireplace, summer kitchen, dock. Realtors welcome $5000.00 BONUS to selling office. MLS 337862 Call Kathleen Coldwell Banker Riverland Realty for Appt 352 484-8043 Black Diamond OWNER FINANCING Fabulous 3/2 Like new. SS appliances, custom flooring, 2 car garage + golf cart space. Price to sell. $195K. (352) 527-3501 Beverly Hills Homes Investors & Landlords, Beverly Hills 2/2/1 Super Clean, furnished new fridge, stove microwave, new roof at closing, Cash or Hard Money only $34,500 (352) 503-3245 Lecanto Homes 3 Bed/2 Bath, Home For Sale. LOTS OF LAND! Only $400/month! Owner Financing. Bad Credit OK! 4729 S. Hatteray Pt., Lecanto. Call: (352) 205-4275 Hernando Homes ARBOR LAKES 55+Comm. 3/2/2 + Lg enclose a/c porch, most pvt.location, many extras $187,500 (352) 726-7952 Inverness Homes FSBO Reduced Pool home, 3/3/2, over 2000 sq.ft. living, newly remodeled, plus 24x16 workshop, see at 518 Poinsettia or on web www.InvernessPool Home. FSBOnetusa.com 352-860-0878. Sugarmill Woods Buying or Selling REAL ESTATE,Let Me Work For You!BETTY HUNT, REALTOR ERA KEY 1 Realty, Inc.352 586-0139 hunt4houses68 @yahoo.com Rent: Houses Unfurnished BEVERLY HILLS2 or poss 3rd bedrm, 1 ba. carport $545 (352) 220-2958 BEVERLY HILLS2/1 $600. mo. Call Vicky (352)746-0330 BEVERLY HILLS 2/1/1 CHA $600. 3/1 Fenced yd $650. 2/1 $550 P & R Realty Gloria Bonner 697-0375 Beverly Hills 2/2/2 w/ fmly rm Imperial Model, Nice area $700 mo. 352-746-6654 BEVERLY HILLS3/2/2, $750. 3/1+crport $600 352-464-2514 BLACK DIAMOND Lecanto Gated Comm. 3/2/2, SS kit. appls, custom flooring. W/D. Free cable & lawn care $1,150. (352) 527-0456 BRENTWOOD At Terra Vista 3/2 w/ Pool $1,100 incld soc. mem. to all amenities, yrd. maint. & wkly pool service (352) 422-4086 CITRUS SPRINGS $775 Pool house 2/2/1 all appliance pets ok 1st& last. tony 476 6463 CITRUS SPRINGS 3/2/1 w/newer appls. $750 mo. lease/ dep. No pets. (352) 697-3133 CITRUS SPRINGS 3/2/2 $850 (352) 400-0230 CITRUS SPRINGS 3/2/2 modern, private location, fenced, great yd for pets, lanai, clean. $825 monthly. 352-465-4029 CITRUS SPRINGS4/2/2, clean, newer home W/D patio $945 (352) 382-1373 CRYSTAL RIVER3/2 Clean, $800/mo 795-6299 364-2073 DUNNELLON 2/2 + 1 car gar. Rainbow River access $700/mo first/last + sec. No Pets. 352-804-5643 HOMOSASSA 3/1.5 inground pool, 30x30 shop 30x40 barn, cottage/eff. $750 for both or will rent sep 352 400-3940 INVERNESS 2/1 Caged pool Fl. Rm. 1 mi. from Wal -Mart $850(352) 344-1411 INVERNESS 2/2 Appliances, fenced. Very clean. $650/month 352-400-6066 INVERNESS 2/2/2 in quiet south side area, fl. rm., fencd. yd. $695. (352) 382-1373. INVERNESS 3 bedroom. 2 bath. Waterfront Dock Sea Wall Fenced Yard Just Remolded-New appls 850.00 1st, last, Security Depost Avail. Now 352 270 1775 INVERNESS HIGHLANDS 3/2/2 starting @ $700. 3/2/2 Home for Sale 1 acre $175,000 352-341-0220 www.relaxfl.com INVERNESS Upscale 3/2/2, quality $950. FLS,561632-3119 LECANTO 2/2 +FP Storage Bldg./Gar. $1,500. 352-302-9163 CRYSTAL RIVER 2/1, Sm. Fend Yrd. $650 1st, lst $325. sec. Ask for Bill Curtiss 352795-3614 SUBSIDIZED RENTALS IN Lecanto 3 bedrm Starting At $582/mo. 352-746-0373 TDD: 888-341-2355 SUGARMILL WOODS 3/2 with pool $800. or Lease option to buy (352) 212-7272 Waterfront Rentals HERNANDO Affordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 Rooms For Rent CRYSTAL RIVERClean House, cable w/d, $115 wkly $430/mo. No hidden cost. 563-6428 INVERNESS Rm. for Rent, Priv. bath, $75. wk (352) 586-9932 Seasonal Rental C.R/Homosassa 1& 2 Br. furn, quiet park Util. incl. clean, shrt/long term 352 220-2077 Real Estate For Sale FARMS, LAND AND SMALL TOWN COUNTRY LIFESTYLE GREAT DEALSwww. crosslandrealty.com (352) 726-6644 Crossland Realty Inc. Real Estate For Rent BILLBOARD 14 high x 31 wide $300mo./side 726-7828 CHASSAHOWITZKA Furn. Waterfront $600. 2/2 Waterfront $500. 3/2 House, $600. Sugarmill Woods3/2/2 Furn. $900. Agent (352) 382-1000 CRYSTAL RIVERRooms $100 a week. incLs everything. 352-634-0708 Apartments Furnished CRYSTAL RIVER1/1 Great neighbrhood 7 mos min. No Pets352-422-0374 CRYSTAL RIVER2 Bdrm. $550 mo. NEAR TOWN 352-563-9857 CRYSTAL RIVER8 miles from Plant Lg 2 Br clean, fully furn W/D, big screen TV, water, sewer, trash lawn $595. (352) 212-9205 CRYSTAL RIVERLong or Short Term Completely furn., Pool, boat dock, Wash/Dry (352) 302-5972 FLORAL CITY 1/1 $375/Mo. $400/Sec. Incls, septic water, trash No pets. (352) 344-5628 FLORAL CITYLAKEFRONT 1 Bedrm. AC, Clean, No Pets (352) 344-1025 INVERNESS 2BR, furn., upper Apt. 55+ waterfront Park. All util. pd except phone $650. We accept Section 8352-476-4964 Apartments Unfurnished Alexander Real Estate (352) 795-6633 Crystal River Apts 2 BED RM 1 BA $500. CRYSTAL RIVER1 B/R apt, incl. water, $400/mo. 465-2985 Crystal River Lg 2/2 CHA dishwasher W/D hk-up $565 sm dogs OK. Move In Special 352-726-2006 HERNANDO Quiet Sr. Comm. 2 BR Need Handyman for Reduced rent 228-2701 HOMOSASSA 1 & 2 Bd. $450. no pets 628-7300 or 697-0310 INVERNESS 2/1, W/D, $575/mo. No Pets. 1st/sec. 212-9795 INVERNESS 2/1Tri-plex, Great Loc., clean & roomy. No smoke/no pets $500. Mo. Fst/Lst/Sec. 352-341-1847 INVERNESS 55+ waterfront park, 1BR, $325/up; 1BR, 1BA Park model, $450. 2BR, 1-BA, $450 includes lot rent; We accept Section 8 352-476-4964 INVERNESS Close to hosp 1/1 $450 352-422-2393 KNOLLWOOD TOWNHOUSES RENTAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE1 & 2 BedroomsOffice Hours 8A-5P Mon., Wed. & Thurs(352) 344-1010 Lecanto NEWER 2 BR 2 Ba duplex, $595 352-634-1341 MAYO DRIVEAPARTMENTS MOVE IN SPECIAL (352) 795-2626 Condos/Villas For Rent CRYSTAL RIVERLong or Short Term Completely furn., Pool, boat dock, Wash/Dry (352) 302-5972 HOMOSASSA Best Housing Value DWs & SWs Homes, from $14,500 or Lease to Own from$199mo. $1000 dn + lot rent,at EvanRidge an exceptional 55+Park352 628-5977 Duplexes For Rent CRYSTAL RIVER AND INVERNESS Crystal River 2/1 in Kings Bay area $650.00 Inverness 1/1 efficiency, furnished. $500 Call 352-726-6515 Crystal River Lg 2/2 CHA dishwasher W/D hk-up $565 sm dogs ok Move IN Spe cial 352-726-2006 CRYSTAL RIVERLrg 2/1, W/D hkup, incld water & lawn. $500 mo. + Sec. 352-634-5499 INVERNESS 2/1/1 Fenced yd, patio, lanai, W/D, Nice upscale family oriented neigh. Small pet OK $555/ mo + $300/dep.References & Credit check required 352-634-1692 INVERNESS 2/1/1 W/D, part furn $550+dp. 815-325-4110 Efficiencies/ Cottages DUNNELLON Priv. entrance, utilities $425/mo.352-816-0936 HERNANDO Affordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 Rent: Houses Furnished MEADOWCREST Fairmont Villa 3/2/2, Maint free living, fireplace in liv rm. $1200 incls utilities 352 746-4116 Rent: Houses Unfurnished BEVERLY HILLS1/1, CHA, $500/mo. Just $1,000.Moves U-N (352) 422-7794 Mobile Homes For Sale FOR SALE $19,0003/2 Like new. new paint, new carpet, new tile flooring. A/C under warranty. Must See! Call to View 352-621-9181 INVERNESS 2 BR, 1-1/2BA in 55+ Park, $2,000. Water/ Sewer + Garbage incl. Sm. pet. We accept Section 8 352-476-4964 Lecanto 1991, 2/1 Room Addition & Carport $2,500obo Can be moved or stay in park (352) 586-9615 LECANTO 2 BR ,SW on 1/2 acre Must Sale!! $22,500. 352-586-2976 LOOK HERE !!Before you buy Mobile Home check out North Pointe Homes in Gainesville. Huge Discounts! Credit Scores Dont matter. Call for Free Approval! Jacobsen Homes Factory Outlet 352-872-5566 NEED A NEW HOME? Bad credit OK.! I finance anybody. Use your land or anything of value. Trade in cars, boats, jewelry, guns, etc. 352-621-3807 Palm Harbor Homes 4/2 From $499/month Loaded. 3/2 From $399/month Loaded. Homes on Your Lot 0 Down. 800-622-2832 USED HOMES /REPOS Doublewides from $8,500 Singlewides from $3,500 Bank authorized liquidator. New inventory daily CALL (352) 621-9183 Waterfront Mobile For Sale FLoral City3/2, DW like new on canal to lakes/river, dock seawall, dbl lot $65K RV Garage, 5585 S .Marlin Pt (352) 637-3052 Floral City, 2/2 carport 2 lots, 80 X 120. Canal goes to lake & river. Furn, large scrnd room, No Owner Financing $60,000 6545 S. Dolphin Dr. (352) 341-7798 Mobile Homes and Land 1288 S Candlenut Ave., Homosassa 3 bedroom. 2 bath. ASSUMABLE MORTGAGE !!! 1170 sq ft living on appox 3/4 acre, 750 sq ft garage/shop, Quiet, friendly neighborhood on dead end street. Septic, fantastic well water, Bring all offers 352-564 2423 or 352-601 0534 BEST BUY!1600 plus Sq.ft. on 1/2 acre. Land & home only $48,900. Owner has financing only $350./mth. $2,500 down W.A.C. New air/appliances. Must see, good location. 352-621-9182 FLORAL CITYon3 Lots, Assumable Mort. $16K 2 Master Suites Newer appliance $33,900 Cridland Real Living. J. Desha 352-201-5201 Great Possibility Apache Shores MH in Nice Neighborhood freshly painted outside, nice property, work in progress, has carport and shed, enclosed porch & screen porch $15,000 obo Call Bob Baum (352) 464-0670 Cell PARSLEY REAL ESTATE Hernando 3/2.5 ,28x28 machine shed metal roofs on 1 acre, across road from boat ramp to Withlacoochee. $65K (217) 474-7727 HOMOSASSA 2/2 SW on fenc ac Remodeled hardwd & tile flrs. Open plan, $39,900. No Financing (352) 527-3204 Homosassa, Rent to Own. 3BR, 2BA doublewide, front porch & carport on 1/2 acre MOL, $3,000 down $485 mo.(352) 726-9369 LAND-AND HOMEMorriston off Hwy 337/Goethe Forest beautiful 2 acres of manicured land all fenced with 2 pastures, 1700 plus sq. ft., 4/2, 2005 model all tape-n-texture walls, crown molding etc. You have to see this fine country home! Only $2,500 down, $564.04/mo. P & I, W.A.C. Call to view352-621-9181 Mobile Homes In Park Crystal River, Florida 2 bedroom. 2 bath. Newly renovated 2/2 in gated community; heated pool, clubhouse has exercise room, library, game room, horseshoes, bingo, and many other activities. Or if you prefer, you can fish in one of the two stocked lakes. Price of $23,500 is for home only which sits on rented lot. Please send inquires to auntie_b_too @hotmail.com, or call 256-347-0827. WESTWIND VILLAGE55+ Park. Updated 2/2 DWs for sale. Reasonable (352) 628-2090
T HURSDAY S EPTEMBER 1, 2011 C11 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS 928-0901 TU/W/THCRN PUBLIC NOTICE The Citrus County School Board will accept sealed bids for: BID# 2012 15 ICE CREAM PRODUCTS Bid specifications may be obtained on the CCSB VendorBid website; Automated Vendor Application & Bidder Notification System: www.vendorbid.net/citrus / Sandra Sam Himmel Superintendent, Citrus County School Board August 30, August 31, & September 1, 2011. Bid Notices Bid Notices Bid Notices 1361-0908 THCRN Christopher A. Prus-Sheriffs Sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SHERIFFS SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Writ of Execution issued in the County Court of Indian River County, Florida, on the 9th day of February, 2011 in the cause wherein Beneficial Florida, Inc., a corporation is plaintiff, and Christopher A. Prus is Defendant, being Case No 2008-1043-CC-07, in the said Court, I, JEFFREY J DAWSY as Sheriff of Citrus County, Florida, have levied upon all the right, title and interest of the above-named Defendant, Christopher A. Prus in and to the following described personal property, to-wit: Description of Property: White, 2005 Chevy Avalanche C1500, 4 Dr Wagon Sport Utility VIN: 3GNEC12Z85G151306 Tag No.: 117JZZ and on the 22nd day of September, 2011 at ADVANCED TOWING, 9224 E. PEMBERTON PATH in INVERNESS, Citrus County, Florida, at the hour of 11:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as possible, I will offer for sale all of the said Defendants, Christopher A. Prus right, title and interest in the aforesaid property at public outcry and will sell the same, subject to taxes, all prior liens, encumbrances and judgments, if any, to the highest and best bidder or bidders for CASH IN HAND The proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and the satisfaction of the above-described execution. Property will be available for viewing one half hour prior to sale. Sale and all documentation will be executed in accordance with Florida State Law. Please call 352-341-6525 for information regarding the sale. IN ACCORDANCE with the Americans with disabilities act, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the A.D.A Coordinator telephone # 352-341-6400 not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceedings. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. JEFFREY J DAWSY, SHERIFF CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA Warren Butch Slusser, Deputy Sheriff August 18, 25, Sept. 1 & 8 2011. Misc. Notices Misc. Notices Misc. Notices 1366-0901 THCRN Vs. Meyer, Richard G. 2009-CA-005425 Re-Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2009-CA-005425 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC. ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-13, Plaintiff, vs. RICHARD G. MEYER; CHRYSTAL MEYER, ET AL. Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 13, 2010, and entered in Case No. 2009-CA-005425, of the Circuit Court of the Fifth Judicial Circuit in and for CITRUS County, THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC. ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-13 (hereafter Plaintiff), is Plaintiff and RICHARD G. MEYER; CHRYSTAL MEYER, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM in the NEW ADDITION to the NEW CITRUS COUNTY COURTHOUSE; 110 N. Apopka Avenue, Inverness, at 10:00 a.m., on the 15 day of September, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: THE NORTH 100 FEET OF LOT 11, BLOCK 2, HILLS OF AVALON, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 11, PAGE 102 AND 102, PUBLIC RECORDS OF CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA. If you are a person with a disability who needs an accommodation in order to participate in a proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator for the Courts within 2 working days of your receipt of your notice to appear in Court at: Citrus County, John Sullivan, 352-341-6700. DATED this 11th day of August, 2011. BETTY STRIFLER, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (SEAL) By: /s/ Robert Kirby, As Deputy Clerk August 25 & September 1, 2011. BA5743-10 1367-0901 THCRN vs. MCKEENA, ISRAEL 2010-CA-001691 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 2010-CA-001691 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, acting through Rural Development, formerly Farmers Home Administration (FmHA), United State Department of Agriculture (USDA), Plaintiff, vs. ISRAEL MCKENNA; FLORIDA LOW INCOME HOUSING ASSOCIATES, INC.; HERON WOODS HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION OF CITRUS COUNTY, INC.; JANE DOE, representing unknown spouse, if any, of ISRAEL MCKEENA, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on August 4, 2011, by the above entitled Court in the above styled cause, the undersigned Clerk of Court or any of his duly authorized deputies, will sell the property situated in Citrus County, Florida, described as: Lot 27, Block E, of HERON WOODS, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 17, pages 5-7, public records of Citrus County, Florida. at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash on September 8, 2011, at the front steps of the Citrus County Courthouse, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inver ness, FL 34450, beginning at 11:00 A.M., subject to all ad valorem taxes and assessments for the real property described above. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM 1368-0901 THCRN Vs. Bowie, Patti 2009-CA-003798 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 5TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 2009-CA-003798 BBJD VENTURES, LLC Plaintiff, vs. PATTI BOWIE; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PATTIE BOWE; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INC. AS NOMINEE FOR HOMECOMINGS FINANCIAL NETWORK INC.; BEVERLY HILLS CIVIC ASSOCIATION, INC.; Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 4, 2011, and entered in Case No. 2009-CA-003798, of the Circuit Court of the 5th Judicial Circuit in and for CITRUS County, Florida. PATTI BOWIE; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PATTIE BOWE; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INC. AS NOMINEE FOR HOMECOMINGS FINANCIAL NETWORK INC.; BEVERLY HILLS CIVIC ASSOCIATION, INC.; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE NEW ADDITION TO THE NEW CITRUS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, AT 110 NORTH APOPKA AVENUE, INVERNESS IN CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA, at 10:00 a.m., on the 8 day of September, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 24, BLOCK 75, BEVERLY HILLS UNIT NUMBER FIVE, AS PER PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGES 2 THROUGH 5, INCLUSIVE, PUBLIC RECORDS OF CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA A person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 5 day of August, 2011. BETTY STRIFLER, As Clerk of said Court By: /s/ Robert Kirby, As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No. 2.065. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the court Administrator at 110 N. Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450-4299, Phone No. (352) 637-9853 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services) Submitted by: Kahane & Associates, P.A. 8201 Peters Road, Ste. 3000, Plantation, FL 33324 Telephone: (954) 382-3486 Telefacsimile: (954) 382-5380 August 25, & September 1, 2011. 10-08732 1369-0901 THCRN Vs. McClain, Chase H. 2010-CA-004241 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 2010-CA-004241 CENTERSTATE BANK, N.A. f/k/a CENTERSTATE BANK WEST FLORIDA, N.A., a national banking association, Plaintiff, vs. CHASE H. McCLAIN, individually; MARK R. ROGERS AND KAREN M. ROGERS, his wife; and WHEELER CONSTRUCTION, INC., a Florida corporation, f/k/a LYTTON ASSOCIATES, INC., f/k/a LYTTON & TOLLEY, INC.; Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 4, 2011, entered in Case Number 2010-CA-004241 in the Circuit Court of the Fifth Judicial Circuit in and for Citrus County, Florida, wherein CHASE H. McCLAIN, individually; MARK R. ROGERS AND KAREN M. ROGERS, his wife; and WHEELER CONSTRUCTION, INC., a Florida corporation, f/k/a LYTTON ASSOCIATES, INC., f/k/a LYTTON & TOLLEY, INC., are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Atrium on the First Floor of the Citrus County Courthouse, located at 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida, 34450 at 10:00 a.m. on the 8 day of September, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure, to-wit: Lot 21, Pine Grove, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 13, Pages 134-135, of the Public Records of Citrus County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 5 day of August, 2011. BETTY J. STRIFLER, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Robert Kirby, As Deputy Clerk August 25 & September 1, 2011. 1370-0901 THCRNVs. Kroetsch, Robert D. 09-2010-CA-001808 Notice of SalePUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 09-2010-CA-001808 Division BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. ROBERT D. KROETSCH and THELMA L. JENKINS, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on June 16, 2011 in the Circuit Court of Citrus County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Citrus County, Florida described as: LOT 20, BLOCK C, EL DORADO ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 11, PAGE 35, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 6145 S ESMERALDA TER, LECANTO, FL 34461 ; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the new addition to the New Citrus County Courthouse, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450 on September 15, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 17 day of June, 2011. BETTY STRIFLER, Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Robert Kirby, Deputy Clerk Edward B. Pritchard 813-229-0900 x 1309 Kass Shuler P.A., P. O. Box 800, Tampa, FL 33601-0800 August 25 & September 1, 2011. 286750.1003031 1378-0908 THCRN Vs. Cano Jr., Abel 2008-CA-002722 Notice of Rescheduled Foreclosure PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 2008-CA-002722 DIVISION: GENERAL BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWALT, INC. ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2005-J14, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-J14, Plaintiff vs. ABEL CANO, JR., et al., Defendant(s) NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Clerk of Court of Citrus County, will on the 22nd day of September, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. at the CITRUS County Courthouse, 110 N. Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL., offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situate in CITRUS, Florida: LOT 8, BLOCK 12, INVERNESS ACRES, UNIT 1, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 24 THROUGH 25, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 2813 W REAGAN STREET, INVERNESS, FLORIDA 34450 MAP/PARCEL#: 1675642 pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in Case No. 2008-CA-002722 of the Circuit Court of the FIFTH Judicial Circuit in and for CITRUS County, Florida, the style of which is indicated above. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on August 19, 2011. BETTY STRIFLER, Clerk of the Circuit Court (SEAL) By: /s/ Amy Holmes, Deputy Clerk **See Americans with Disabilities Act** In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact the Court ADA Coordinator at, no later than (7) seven days prior to the proceeding. September 1 & 8, 2011. 1338711 1379-0908 THCRN Vs. Duarte, Jonathan R. 09-2010-CA-004672 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 09-2010-CA-004672 Division: DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY AS TRUSTEE NOVASTAR MORTGAGE FUNDING TRUST, SERIES 2006-5 NOVASTAR HOME EQUITY LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-5 Plaintiff, vs. JONATHAN R. DUARTE A/K/A JOHNATHON R. DUARTE A/K/A JONATHON R. DUARTE; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JONATHAN R. DUARTE A/K/A JOHNATHON R. DUARTE A/K/A JONATHON R. DUARTE; JUAN J. CORTES; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment dated April 7, 2011, entered in Civil Case No.: 09-2010-CA-004672, of the Circuit Court of the Fifth Judicial Circuit in and for Citrus County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY AS TRUSTEE NOVASTAR MORTGAGE FUNDING TRUST, SERIES 2006-5 NOVASTAR HOME EQUITY LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-5 is Plaintiff, and JONATHAN R. DUARTE A/K/A JOHNATHON R. DUARTE A/K/A JONATHON R. DUARTE, JUAN J. CORTES, UNKNOWN TENANT #1 N/K/A PATRICK CRUZ, are Defendants. I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at 10:00 a.m., in the Jury Assembly Room of the Citrus County Courthouse, 110 North Apopka Ave., Inverness, Florida 34450 on 1380-0908 THCRN Vs. Hernandez, Rafael A. 10-CA-000776 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 5TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 10-CA-000776 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. RAFAEL A. HERNANDEZ, et al. Defendants NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 2, 2010 entered in Civil Case No.: 2010-CA-000776 of the Circuit Court of the 5th Judicial Circuit in and for Citrus County, Inverness, Florida, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLEY ROOM in the New ADDITION to the NEW CITRUS COUNTY COURTHOUSE at the CITRUS COUNTY COURTHOUSE located at 110 North Apopka Avenue in Inverness, Florida, at 10:00 a.m. on the 15 day of September, 2011 the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 1, BLOCK 23, BEVERLY HILLS, UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOR AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 96, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 23 day of August, 2011. BETTY STRIFLER, CLERK OF COURT (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) By: /s/ Robert Kirby, Deputy Clerk TRIPP SCOTT, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 110 S.E. Sixth St., 15th Floor, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 Telephone (954) 765-2999 Facsimile (954) 761-8475 IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS AN ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN A PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE ADA COORDINATOR FOR THE COURST WITHIN 2 WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF YOUR NOTICE TO APPEAR IN COURT AT: IN CITRUS COUNTY -JOHN SULLIVAN AT (352) 341-6700 September 1 & 8, 2011. 10-05226 1381-0908 THCRNVs. Durham, John Dale 09-2009-CA-005909 Notice of SalePUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 09-2009-CA-005909 Division BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff, vs. JOHN DALE DURHAM, SUNTRUST BANK, AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on September 30, 2010, in the Circuit Court of Citrus County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Citrus County, Florida described as: LOT 5 BLOCK D, GROVER CLEVELAND ESTATES, UNIT 3, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 13, PAGES 49 AND 50, PUBLIC RECORDS OF CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 3676 SOUTH EMMA JANE TERRACE, HOMOSASSA, FL 34448 ; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the new addition to the New Citrus County Courthouse, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450 on September 22, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 19 day of August, 2011. BETTY STRIFLER, Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Robert Kirby, Deputy Clerk Edward B. Pritchard 813-229-0900 x 1309 Kass Shuler P.A., P. O. Box 800, Tampa, FL 33601-0800 September 1 & 8, 2011. 286750.095952A/q90 1382-0908 THCRNVs. Shaffer, James N. 09 2009 CA 000607 Re-Notice of SalePUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE 5TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 09 2009 CA 000607 HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR ACE SECURITIES CORPORATION HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2006-OP1 ASSET BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, Plaintiff, vs. JAMES N. SHAFFER; BEVERLY L. SHAFFER; SUNTRUST BANK; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendant(s) RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale Filed August 18, 2011, and entered in Case No. 09 2009 CA 000607 of the Circuit Court of the 5th Judicial Circuit in and for CITRUS County, Florida. HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR ACE SECURITIES CORPORATION HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2006-OP1 ASSET BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES is Plaintiff and JAMES N. SHAFFER; BEVERLY L. SHAFFER; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; SUNTRUST BANK; are defendants(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE NEW ADDITION TO THE NEW CITRUS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, at 110 NORTH APOPKA AVENUE, INVERNESS in CITRUS County, FLORIDA, at 10:00 a.m. on the 22nd day of September, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 177, CRYSTAL OAKS THIRD ADDITION, AS PER PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 15, PAGES 49-51, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 19th day of August, 2011. BETTY STRIFLER, As Clerk of said Court By: /s/ Amy Holmes, Deputy Clerk In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to provisions of certain assitance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 110 N. Apoka Avenue, inverness, FL 34450-4299, Phone No. (352) 637-9853 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). September 1 & 8, 2011. 09-01278 Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices the 22 day of September, 2011 the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to-wit: LOT 14, BLOCK B OF TSALA PARK SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE(S) 34, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA. This property is located at the Street address of: 121 S Thrush Pt, Inverness, FL 34450. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on August 23, 2011. BETTY STRIFLER, CLERK OF THE COURT (COURT SEAL) By: /s/ Robert Kirby, Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Elizabeth R. Wellborn, P.A., 350 Jim Moran Blvd., Suite 100, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442 Telephone: (954) 354-3544 Facsimile: (954) 354-3545 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator, John Sullivan, at (352) 341-6700 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice; If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. September 1 & 8, 2011. 7525-04750 Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES NEEDING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD CONTACT THE OFFICE OF THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR, ADA COORDINATOR, TELEPHONE (352) 341-6700, WITHIN TWO (2) WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS SUMMONS. IF HEARING IMPAIRED, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, OR VOICE (V) 1-800-955-8770, VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE. DATED on August 5, 2011. BETTY STRIFLER, Clerk of Circuit Court 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450-4299 (SEAL) By: /s/ Robert Kirby, Deputy Clerk August 25 & September 1, 2011. Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices 1372-0901 THCRN Green, Earle E. 2009 CP 000136 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2009 CP 000136 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF EARLE E. GREEN Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Earle E. Green, deceased, whose date of death was April 11, 2008, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is August 25, 2011. Personal Representative: /s/ Barbara Gramenos 10221 Donald Weese Court, Las Vegas, NV 89129 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Carol Kayl Freeman Attorney for Barbara Gramenos Florida Bar No. 125830 473 Mariner Boulevard, Spring Hill, FL 34609 Telephone: (352) 238-2532 Fax: (352) 684-5866 August 25 & September 1, 2011. Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration 1377-0908 THCRN9/20 sale Units 353, 333, 222, 128, 101, 124, 113, 1039 Kings Bay Self StoragePUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned intends to sell the personal property described below to enforce a lien imposed on said property under the Florida Act Statutes. The undersigned will sell at public auction. Sale by competive bidding on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 9:30 am being on the premisis where said property has been stored which is located @: Kings Bay Self Storage 7957 W Gulf To Lake HWY, Crystal River, Fl. 34429. Michelle Sierra Unit 353 Household good Tomothy Connors Unit 333 Tools Melanie Nelson Unit 222 Furniture Carrie DeMotts Unit 128 Household Michael DeMotts Unit 101 Household Curtis Stuart Unit 124 Household John & Dina Kimball Unit 113 Household Michael Sisk Unit 1039 Household Dated on this day August, 29, 2011 September 1 & 8, 2011. Self Storage Notices Self Storage Notices Self Storage Notices 1376-0901 THCRN CU-11-07 PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF INTENT TO CONSIDER AN APPLICATION TO ESTABLISH OR CHANGE REGULATIONS AFFECTING THE USE OF LAND The Citrus County Planning and Development Review Board (PDRB) will conduct a Public Hearing on September 15, 2011 at 9:00 AM in the Lecanto Government Building, 3600 West Sovereign Path, Room 166, Lecanto, Florida. Please note that the PDRB meeting begins at 9:00 AM. The actual time that a particular item is discussed will vary depending on how fast the PDRB moves through the agenda CU 11 07 Country Estates Builders Inc. for Nature Coast Community Church : This request is for a Conditional Use from the Citrus County Land Development Code (LDC) to allow for a House of Worship in a MDR, Medium Density Residential District, pursuant to Section 4625. Medium Density Residential District (MDR), as specified in the Land Development Code (LDC). Property is located in Section 35, Township 19 South, Range 17 East ; more specifically, Parcel 44100, which address is 5113 South Suncoast Boulevard Homosassa FL 34446. Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with respect to the proposed conditional use. A copy of the proposed application and supporting materials is available for public inspection and copying between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Land Development Division, Suite 141, 3600 West Sovereign Path, Lecanto, Florida. For more information about this application please contact a Planner at the Department of Development Services, Land Development Division, (352) 527-5239. Information regarding the Land Development Code or Comprehensive Plan is available on the internet at http://www.bocc.citrus.fl.us (Click on Departments, Development Services, then the Land Development link). If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the board with respect to any matter considered at this hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purpose, he or she may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Any person requiring reasonable accommodation at this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the County Administrators Office, Citrus County Courthouse, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450, (352) 341-6565, at least two days before the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, use the TDD telephone (352) 341-6580. Chairman Planning and Development Review Board Citrus County, Florida September 1, 2011. PDRB Notices PDRB Notices PDRB Notices lly, Parcel B-1 of an unrecorded tract; which is 4707 S. Pleasant Grove Rd., Inverness, Florida. Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with respect to the proposed conditional use. A copy of the proposed application and supporting materials is available for public inspection and copying between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Land Development Division, Suite 141, 3600 West Sovereign Path, Lecanto, Florida. For more information about this application please contact a Planner at the Department of Development Services, Land Development Division, (352) 527-5239. Information regarding the Land Development Code or Comprehensive Plan is available on the internet at http://www.bocc.citrus.fl.us (Click on Departments, Development Services, then the Land Development link). If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the board with respect to any matter considered at this hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purpose, he or she may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Any person requiring reasonable accommodation at this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the County Administrators Office, Citrus County Courthouse, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450, (352) 341-6565, at least two days before the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, use the TDD telephone (352) 341-6580. Chairman Planning and Development Review Board Citrus County, Florida September 1, 2011.
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