Citrus County chronicle
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Title: Citrus County chronicle
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Place of Publication: Inverness, Fla.
Inverness, Fla
Publication Date: 01-16-2012
Copyright Date: 2006
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C ATHYK APULKA Staff Writer LECANTO n honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, The Blind Boys of Alabama performed at Seven Rivers Presbyterian Church in Lecanto to a sold-out crowd of 800. As the audience stood on its feet, cheering and applauding, the band was led on to the stage by band stage manager, Willie Chuck Shivers, as they held on to each others shoulders for guidance. They opened with the song People Get Ready followed by a rendition of Spirit in the Sky. As the evening progressed the crowd was treated to songs from their newest album titled, Take the High Road. Ricky McKinnie, vocalist and drummer for the band, has played with the band for the last 35 years and has been touring with them for the last 22 years. We are excited to be a part of MLK Day and the work that he has done, McKinnie said. And being a part of Martin Luther King and his legacy. Playing and singing with McKinnie on Sunday were founding band member, Jimmy Carter, along with Benjamin Moore, Joey Williams and Tracey Pierce. McKinniesaid the band was formed at the Alabama Institute for the Negro Blind in Birmingham in 1939 and has been on the road since 1944 playing for audiences around the world. The award-winning band is known as living legends of gospel music, winning five Grammy awards. They have been inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame and been recognized by The National Endowment for the Arts with Lifetime Achievement Awards. Band members have sung in the White House for two presidents, one being President Barack Obama. The Blind Boys have been honored to be able to go to the White House and play for Obama in the same year that the MLK Memorial was unveiled, McKinnie said. In the 1960s, the band joined the Civil Rights movement, performing at numerous benefits for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The band has performed with a wide variety of gospel, soul, R&B, rock and country musicians ranging from Bonnie Raitt, to Willie Nelson, to Lou Reed and Peter Gabriel. He said three of the bands INSIDE JANUARY 16, 2012 Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best Community VOLUME 117 ISSUE 162 50 CITRUS COUNTY Fifteen and done: Giants devastate Packers in Green Bay /B1 www.chronicleonline.com INDEX Comics....................B6 Crossword................B5 Editorial....................A8 Entertainment..........B4 Horoscope................B4 Lottery Numbers......B3 Lottery Payouts........B4 Movies......................B6 Obituaries................A6 TV Listings................B5 Classifieds................B7 ONLINE POLL: Your choice?Florida's Republican presidential primary is Jan. 31. Who's got your vote? A. Mitt Romney. B. Newt Gingrich. C. Rick Santorum. D. Rick Perry. E. Jon Huntsman. F. Ron Paul. G. Other. H. I haven't decided yet. I. I'm not a registered Republican. To vote, visit www. chronicleonline.com. Click on the word Opinion in the menu to see the poll. Results will appear next Monday. Find last weeks online poll results./ Page A4 OPINION: EDITORIAL, PAGE A8 Today the nation celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day. MONDAYHIGH 73 LOW 47 Partly cloudy, winds 5 to 10 mph. Slight chance of rain Tuesday. PAGE A4 TODAY & Tuesday morning NEWS BRIEFS SO YOU KNOW Stock markets are closed today in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. LOCAL EFFORTS: Give blood Find out where the LifeSouth Bloodmobile will be parked for donations during upcoming weeks./ Page A6Get food Area groups offer low-cost food options and free meals each week./ Page A2 Government center to open TuesdayThe new West Citrus Government Center in Meadowcrest opens for business Tuesday morning. The satellite offices for clerk of court, tax collector, property appraiser and supervisor of elections relocated from their old offices in a Crystal River shopping center on U.S. 19 to the new location off State Road 44, 1540 N. Meadowcrest Blvd, Crystal River. The new phone number is 352-564-7130 and the new fax number is 352-564-7131. The main office in Inverness can be reached at 352-341-6600. Port back on comp plan C HRIS V AN O RMER Staff WriterKeeping the port project on course, commissioners on Tuesday agreed to add another chapter to the countys comprehensive plan. As part of the groundwork to conduct a feasibility study for the proposed Port Citrus project, county staff had to put the port element back into the comprehensive plan. The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) conducted a transmittal public hearing on the port element and voted unanimously to authorize transmittal of the element to state agencies for review. Cynthia Jones, transportation planner, explained the background for the need to put back the port element. Jones said the original comprehensive plan adopted in 1989 included a ports and aviation element. One of the recommendations of the 1996 evaluation appraisal report was to remove the port element from the comprehensive plan, Jones said. The board in See PORT / Page A4 Developers, road contractor aid incumbents with campaign funds M IKE W RIGHT Staff WriterCRYSTAL RIVER They are four names identified with housing, road construction, development and the economy. And all four are playing a role in this years Citrus County political campaigns. As individuals and corporations, Bill Bachschmidt, Dixie Hollins, Stan Olsen and Steve Tamposi have combined to contribute $30,300 in the campaigns for sheriff, property appraiser and county commissioner. Donors, whether they are persons or businesses, are limited to $500 contributions for each election cycle. A primary and general election, for example, is two election cycles. Corporations under the same owner may contribute the $500 limit as well, and many do. Companies and individuals associated with Bachschmidt, owner of D.A.B. Constructors Inc., an Inglis road contractor whose company had the majority of road-resurfacing contracts in Citrus County the last three years, led with $12,500 in contributions, according to the Citrus County Supervisor of Elections website. The totals are for campaign donations up to Dec. 31, 2011. Tamposi, the developer of Citrus Hills and its associated villages, donated $7,500 to local campaigns through companies he owns. Olsen, the former developer of Black Diamond Ranch whose Gulf to Lakes Corp. owns the Meadowcrest building where the county is leasing space for the West Citrus Government Center, has donated $5,800 in corporate contributions Hollins, who owns a mining company and is the owner of property targeted for the Port Citrus project on the Cross Florida Barge Canal, has donated $4,500 to local campaigns through himself, his wife and his business. Recipients include Sheriff Jeff Dawsy, a Democrat seeking re-election to his fifth term, Property Appraiser Geoff Greene, and county commission incumbents Dennis Damato and Joe Meek. With official qualifying for the ballot still five months away, Greene and Meek are so far unopposed for re-election. Meek has collected about $37,000 total, including $6,900 from companies associated with Bachschmidt, Hollins, Olsen and Tamposi. Meek said Saturday that he tells all donors, regardless of who they are, that he considers financial backing a sign of support for his work in the county commission and nothing more. Im grateful for any support, he said. Donors may also contribute to as many candidates as they wish. Tamposis companies, for example, donated $1,500 to both Dawsy Jeff Dawsy sheriff of Citrus County will run for reelection. Dennis Damato commission incumbent. Joe Meek unopposed commission incumbent. See FUNDS / Page A4 Harmony in concert Singing group Blind Boys of Alabama honors Dr. King CATHY KAPULKA /Chronicle The Blind Boys of Alabama founding band member, Jimmy Carter, center, is guided by band stage manager, Willie Chuck Shivers, as Carter interacts with the audience during a concert in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Seven Rivers Presbyterian Church in Lecanto. Associated Press Visitors gather Sunday at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington for a National Park Service wreath laying ceremony at the monument of the civil rights leader in observance of his of 83rd birthday-anniversary. Kings image evolves Towering legend, flawed man? Associated PressWASHINGTON On the National Mall in Washington, Martin Luther King Jr. is a towering, heroic figure carved in stone. On the Broadway stage, hes a living, breathing man who chain smokes, sips liquor and occasionally curses. As Americans honor Kings memory 44 years after he was assassinated, the image of the slain civil rights leader is evolving. The memorial The new King memorial, which opened in August in the nations capital, celebrates the ideals King espoused. Quotations from his speeches and writings conjure memories of his message, and a 30-foot-tall sculpture depicts King emerging as a stone of hope from a mountain of despair, a design inspired by a line See IMAGE / Page A5 See CONCERT / Page A5 ON THE NET www.votecitrus.com We are excited to be a part of MLK Day and the work that he has done, and being a part of Martin Luther King and his legacy. Ricky McKinnie vocalist and drummer for The Blind Boys of Alabama.


First Baptist Church of Rutland will sponsor a free food and clothing giveaway from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 21, at the church on State Road 44, east of the Withlacoochee River Bridge, west of I-75. The event is to assist those persons in the community who may need help. No vendors. For more information, call the church at 352-793-3340. Beverly Hills Community Churchs Food Pantry, 82 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills,distributes foodfrom 11 a.m. to noon and 6 to 7 p.m. the last Tuesday monthly.To qualify for assistance, participants must be Beverly Hills residents. When registering, participants must show proof of residency, have photo ID, Social Security number and birth date for each household member. Call the church office at 352-746-3620 no later than one week before the distribution to make a reservation for food. Suncoast Baptist Church 5310 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa Springs, has its food pantry open from 8 a.m. to noon the second Wednesday monthly for pre-bagged food. Free bread is available from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesdays. This is for Homosassa people in need only. Floral City United Methodist Church hosts a free breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesdays in Hilton Hall, 8478 E. Marvin St., across from the elementary school. All are welcome. For more information, call 352-344-1771. Daystar Life Centers Food Pantry is open to Citrus County residents from 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) at 6751 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Crystal River (across from the Publix shopping center).Applicants will begiven an interview for food after a photo ID and Social Security cards for all family members are provided. Call 352-795-8668. The Hernando Seventhday Adventist Church at 1880 N. Trucks Ave., Hernando, provides food distribution for needy families through its food pantry, open from 10 a.m. to noon the second and fourth Tuesdays monthly. Please have proper photo identification available at the first request for food. For information, call 352-212-5159. Helping Hands Apostolic Life Outreach willconduct a food distribution from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, at the Inglis Community Center, 137 County Road 40 W., Inglis.This is a Levy County distribution and proof ofresidence is required (i.e. drivers license, electric bill, voting card,etc.). There willbe signs on U.S. 19 leading to the event.For information orto reserve a bag of food, call Keith at 352-949-1775. Nature Coast Ministries food pantry is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The office is at 999 State Road 44 in Crystal River (next to RaceTrac in the old Skidmore building). Call 352563-1860. SOS Ministry food pantry is open from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 439 E. Norvell Bryant Highway (County Road 486), opposite the entrance to Citrus Hills. Call 352-527-0052 or 352746-7161. If new to the program, bring drivers license and Social Security cards for all family members for initial registration. Food is distributed according to family size. St. Annes Anglican Church food pantry opens from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. daily in the administration building. Citrus United Basket (CUB)food pantry isopen to all underserved Citrus County residents from9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday at103Mill Ave, Inverness(east of the new courthouse). Participants must provide proof of income, photo ID and Social Security numbers for each family member. Contact CUB at352-344-2242 or cublisa@embarqmail.com. First Baptist Church of Crystal River has its food pantry open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. The church is at 700 N. Citrus Ave., Crystal River. For information, call 352-795-3367. Our Lady of Fatimas Food Pantry, at 604 U.S. 41 S., is open from 10 a.m. to2 p.m. Monday to Friday. Proper photo ID, proof of residence and interview are required for assistance to needy residents of Floral City, Hernando and Inverness. Call 352-726-1707. First United Methodist Church of Inverness Gods Kitchen serves from 11:30 a.m. to noon Mondays in the fellowship hall, 3896 S. Pleasant Grove Road. A bus is available for transportation to the church on Mondays. Call 352-726-2522. The New Church Without Walls gives free food boxes away at 5 p.m. Mondays at the neighborhood park in Hernando off Railroad Drive where feeding the homeless takes place. Call 352-344-2425. Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church food pantry is open from 9 to 10 a.m. the third Tuesday monthly at 6 Roosevelt Blvd. Food is distributed on right side of parish office garage area. Parking is available in right parking field next to garage area. Pantry is open to those who truly qualify for this program. No vouchers or financial aid given. Call Anna at 352-5272381 or the church at 352-7462144. Please have proper photo I.D. available at the time of the request for food. For information, call 352-212-5159. Citrus County Veterans Coalition operates a Veterans Food Bank for Citrus County veterans and their family members in need. The Veterans Food Bank has moved to its new location, opposite the Disabled American Veterans building at 1039 N. Paul Drive, Inverness. This is the only location authorized to accept or distribute food staples for the CCVC Veterans Food Bank. Food distribution is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The CCVC Veterans Food Bank will gratefully accept any food staples, which can be dropped off between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Call Richard at 352-4008952 or Gary at 352-527-4537 with any questions or emergency food requests. A2 M ONDAY, J ANUARY16, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE L OCAL 000AAI8 0 0 0 A 9 H I To schedule a FREE Heart Center Tour call 352-344-6952 000ABAI 0 0 0 A 8 Z D Food PROGRAMS See FOOD / Page A6 SO YOU KNOW Submit information or changes for this feature via email to community@chronicleonline.com or fax to (352) 563-3280, attention Food Programs. The Chronicle reserves the right to edit notices. It is the responsibility of the organizations listed here to provide information and updates about their programs. Contact the groups directly for details. For additional information about health and human resources available in Citrus County, call 211.


Landfill hours changed for MLK Day The Citrus County Central Landfill will be open from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Day. The business office will be closed all day and will resume regular hours on Tuesday, Jan.17. Call 352-527-7670 during office hours, or go to the countys website at www.bocc.citrus.fl.us. Click on departments, then Public Works, then Solid Waste.Poker run will benefit Hospice American Legion Post 237, 4077 N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills, will host a poker run at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, with registration at American Legion Post 237. Last bike out will be 10:30 a.m. and last bike in will be 4:30 p.m. Cost for the event is $10 per rider, which includes a poker hand and a meal at the end of the run. Best Hand wins the poker run. No food will be served before 4 p.m. All vehicles are welcome. Proceeds from the American Legion Post 237 poker run will benefit Hospice of Citrus County and American Cancer Society Ovarian Cancer Research. There are six stops: AmVets Post 441, Inglis; American Legion Post 155; IRRU; Fraternal Order of Eagles 4272, Homosassa; Scoreboard Sports Bar; and back to American Legion Post 237. Music and door prizes. There will also be a 50/50 drawing. Call 352-746-5018 or ride chairman John Roby at 352341-5856. WPNCC to meet at Resource Center There will be two special guests at the next meeting of the Womens Political Network of Citrus County (WPNCC), from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, at The Cafe in the Citrus County Resource Center, located at 2804 Marc Knighton Court. Lecanto. Sandy Balfour, candidate for Citrus County superintendent of schools, will be available to discuss issues related to the schools and associated costs to taxpayers. Diane Finegan, director of the Citrus Abuse Shelter Association (CASA), will give an update on CASA. Attendees are encouraged to bring a donation for CASAs pantry, cleaning or paper supplies and baby supplies. Marc Knighton Court is on the west side of County Road 491, just south of Beverly Hills. Call Jeanne McIntosh, president, at 352-484-9975 or 352-746-5660. S omewhere between me (who uses coupons only occasionally) and extreme couponers who make coupon use a competitive sport are normal people who just want to save money when they shop. Enter Mary Alice Hogan, a former third grade teacher at Forest Ridge Elementary School, whos now a stayat-home mom who calls herself a coupon enthusiast. She also runs a couponing blog (http://thesunshineshopper.com) and teaches couponing classes locally. (The next one is from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at The Ceili onN.E. Fifth Street in downtown Crystal River. Register at the blog site. Space is limited.) Hogan definitely has stuff you should know. Last month she sent me an email saying how the art of couponing has changed with the advent of online social media sites and the growth of printable couponing sites like Coupons.com, RedPlum, SmartSource.com, among others. Coupons arent just for grocery items either. Department and specialty stores offer coupons in their flyers and on their websites. Kohls, JCPenney and Bealls are my favorites. Bealls (and other local businesses) often have peel-off coupons right on the front page of the Chronicle how easy is that? So, its not like coupons arent abundantly and readily available. Its getting into the habit of using them, and as Hogan teaches, using them wisely, intentionally and strategically. One of her biggest tips: Almost every item in a grocery store has its own sales cycle. Successful shopping is really all about timing, she says. For example, every few weeks or so, a certain item will go on sale. However, onlyonce in the six to eight week cycle will that item reach its lowest price. The goal is to purchase that item while its at its lowest price and use coupons to maximize your savings. On her blog, Hogan posts the Publix ad under the Grocery Deals tab and lays out whats on sale that week and which coupons to use for the best discount. She also posts miscellaneous deals. Last week she had information about All brand laundry detergent for $1 at CVS, a mail-in rebate for a free Kelloggs $10 MasterCard (with the purchase of 10 boxes of cereal) and free coffee samples plus a gift at Starbucks. Hogan also spells out the basics of couponing, from the jargon (i.e. BOGO Buy One Get One free) to understanding grocery store sales cycles and shopping strategically. As Im writing this I checked out another website, Coupons.com, and found printable coupons for grocery items I actually use 75 cents off Smart Balance milk, $1 off Kashi GoLean cereal, 40 cents off three cans of Campbells soup. Thats $2.15 right there that I can use for a jar of peanut butter when its on sale. Im learning. Its going to take time to train myself to be more strategic, as Hogan says. Just yesterday when I got a batch of grocery ads in my mailbox I looked through them instead of tossing them out unread. I noted some BOGO items that we normally use and made a note of them. Its a baby step, but its a step in the right direction. Paying attention pays. Here are some tips about using coupons and finding discounts from MSN Money: Follow your favorite stores and brands on Facebook and get rewarded with coupons and exclusive deals for liking them. Dealnews.com tells you the best deals on the hottest products every day and includes feature stories on topics like Things that will cost more in 2012 and Gift card strategies. Despite the traditional wisdom not to buy something just because you have a coupon for it, use coupons for items you dont usually buy but may be curious to try. Or use a BOGO opportunity to try a different flavor of an item your favorite cereal, but cinnamon or strawberry flavored. DropDownDeals.com lets you install a free add-on (and gives a tutorial on how to install it and how it works) that automatically displays coupons and discounts on online shopping websites one-stop discount shopping. As with everything, read the fine print for rules and exceptions and expiration dates. And, as Hogan advises, be courteous. Dont clear out entire shelves of products just so you can hoard 100 tubes of toothpaste in a tote in your garage. You dont have to buy enough to get you through months or years, she says, just until the next best sale. Is there stuff you want to know about? Have stuff you think people should know? Email your ideas to nkennedy@chronicleonline.com for consideration. Around the COUNTY S HEMIR W ILES Staff WriterLECANTO The homes have been rehabilitated and are ready to go. All thats needed is some potential homebuyers. The county has scheduled an orientation for its Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19,at the Citrus County Resource Center, 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, in Lecanto. The NSP program buys foreclosed and vacant homes owned by banks, rehabilitates them and resells or rents them to low to moderate-income households at or below 120 percent of the area median income, which is $57,720, adjusted for household size. The goal of the program is to reverse the negative effects foreclosed properties have had on the areas around them. Heidi Blanchette, housing operations manager for the county, stated the purpose of Thursdays orientation is to provide potential NSP candidates and real estate agents basic information such as eligibility requirements, properties purchased and bank financing. An open house for all six properties that are ready for sale is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at each home. Blanchette stated there would be a Realtor and applications available at each residence. The properties currently for sale are: 5145 E. Triss St., Inverness: $89,500. 2265 W. Winter Place, Citrus Springs: $90,000. 82 W. Seymeria Drive, Beverly Hills: $70,000. 98 SJ Kellner Blvd., Beverly Hills: $70,000. 3736 Honeylocust Drive, Beverly Hills: $70,000. 228 S. Fillmore St., Beverly Hills: $60,000. In addition, a homebuyers class for NSP and SHIP clients will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Citrus County Resource Center. Pre-registration is required. In 2009, the county received roughly $3 million for the NSP program and used the funds to purchase 30 properties, mainly in the older section of Beverly Hills. Over the last couple of the years, at least eight of the properties have been either sold or rented, Blanchette said. The program is going very good, she added. The pride of ownership is so important. Qualified buyers may be eligible for financial assistance through the program depending on income level. Buyers must be able to secure a first mortgage loan through a traditional bank. Any assistance through the NSP program will depend on the buyers approved first mortgage loan amount based on income. The buyer must occupy the property as their primary residence and cannot currently own a home. However, the buyer does not have to be a first-time homebuyer. At least three more properties are slated to become available in the upcoming months. For more information about the NSP program, call 352-527-7520 or visit www.bocc.citrus.fl.us/com mserv/commrec/housing /programs/nsp.htm. Chronicle reporter She mir Wiles can be reached at 352-564-2924 or swiles @chronicleonline.com. From staff reports S TATE & L OCAL Page A3 MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Nancy Kennedy STUFF YOU SHOULD KNOW Stuff you should know about couponing Intro to housing program on tap Its electrifying! CATHY KAPULKA /Chronicle With dew point levels in the upper 30s, 3-year-old Heather Roods hair reacts to static electricity in the air as she climbs up stairs on playground equipment Sunday at Fire Station Park in Homosassa. Her father, Richard, stands behind her to make sure she doesnt fall. Were enjoying the day at the park, he said. A cold night turned into a nice day. Bay News 9 weather forecasters predict todays high will be 77 degrees, with lows tonight in the 50s. Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Gov. Rick Scott, the outsider who at one point railed against the political establishment, may soon start getting the kind of control that was never bestowed on Floridas previous chief executives. Its still early in the 2012 session but the Republican-controlled Legislature is starting to move ahead with proposals that would give Scott more handson power to shape the judicial branch and control job development agencies. Scott could also win his bid to have more of a say over state incentives used to lure businesses as well as get a legislative blessing for the way he has tackled the rulemaking process of state government. These moves are already drawing sharp complaints from Democrats. But many top Republicans say that in the last year they have come to know Scott and trust him more than they did when he first came into office. This is a turnabout from a year ago. Scott, a former hospital chain executive who used more than $70 million of his own money to win the governors race, entered office barely knowing many top GOP legislators. In his first few months many of his budget recommendations were ignored, he was sued by two legislators over his decision to reject high-speed rail funding from the federal government, and the Senates budget chairman contended that the governors office had broken the law by the way it sold off the state plane. Those early misgivings have given way to a more cooperative attitude as Scott has tried to remake his image. During last weeks opening of the session that cooperation paid off. A House committee approved a top Scott initiative to give him more control over regional workforce boards. Lawmakers might give Gov. more power


Citrus County Sheriffs OfficeArrests Sean Michael Bartlett 40, of 3621 E. Foxwood Lane, Inverness, at 2:10 a.m. Thursday on a misdemeanor charge of DUI. Bond $500. Zackariah Ravin Duval l, 20, of 36 Chinkapin Circle, Homosassa, at 2:17 a.m. Thursday on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance and a misdemeanor charge of possession of cannabis (less than 20 grams). Bond $5,500. Brenda Ann Anderson 31, of 10806 E. Irene St., Inverness, at 8:30 a.m. Thursday on a misdemeanor charge of violating a 2,500-foot ordinance regarding sex offenders. The report stated she was issued a notice to appear citation. Charles Afton Chen oweth 20, of 5005 S. Slow Point, Homosassa, at 6:14 p.m. Thursday on an active Columbus County, Ga., warrant for an original felony charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. No bond. Robert Joseph Scarpello 30, of 8403 W. Rainbow Oaks Court, Crystal River, at 10 p.m. Thursday on two active Citrus County warrants for an original felony charge of burglary and a misdemeanor charge of petit theft and failure to appear on an original charge of driving while license suspended. Bond $6,250. and Commissioner Winn Webb, who is a Republican also running for sheriff. Campaign reports show incumbents are off to a fast start financially. Dawsy leads the pack with $46,493 in donations. Many contributors are business owners, physicians and sheriffs office employees. Hes also spent more than $11,000, including nearly $8,000 for campaign shirts and hats. Republicans in the sheriffs race Webb, Hank Hemrick and former Crystal River Police Chief Steve Burch have varying amounts. Burch shows $7,523 in contributions, including $1,145 in personal loans. His contributors include some current and former Crystal River city officials. Hemrick shows $8,375 in contributions, but that includes political signs valued at about $6,000 from his failed sheriffs campaign four years ago. Webbs contributions of $20,020 also include $7,740 in-kind for signs and materials and a $700 personal loan. His financial contributors include business owners, Realtors and a $25 donation from former commissioner John Thrumston. Other campaign donation highlights, according to online records: Greene loaned his campaign $500 so far. In 2008, when he defeated incumbent Melanie Hensley in a hard-fought Republican primary, Greene committed $70,000 in personal funds to the campaign. He spent about half that. County commission District 1 Republican candidate Renee ChristopherMcPheeters shows contributions of $36,971. Nearly all of it $34,950 was a personal loan to the campaign plus $1,500 in-kind from Christopher-McPheeters for signs and cards. Reports also show she refunded $14,950 to herself. Crystal River Councilman Ron Kitchen, also in the District 1 race, has $3,280 in contributions, including a $200 personal loan. Kitchen told attendees at a candidates forum Saturday that he would not solicit donations, nor will he spend money on campaign signs. With Webb running for sheriff, there is no incumbent in the commission District 5 race. Three Republicans have pre-filed Anthony Vincent Brice, Tom Chaney and Michael Smallridge. Combined contributions so far: $1,050, with personal loans covering $800 of that. Chronicle reporter Mike Wright can be reached at 352-563-3228 or mwright@ chronicleonline.com. place at the time did that. Last year, state laws were amended to add Port Citrus as the states 15th port. Under statute, the county has until July 1, 2014, to apply for a grant to perform a feasibility study regarding the establishment of a port in Citrus County. Part of going through the process of doing a port feasibility study and applying to DOT (Florida Department of Transportation) for funding is a requirement that we adopt a port element, Jones said. During the public comment session, Attorney Clark Stillwell said he represented Citrus Mining and Timber, whose president is Dixie Hollins who owns property on the north side of the barge canal, but would support the project wherever it is sited. The barge canal, Cross Florida Greenway, whatever label you want to use, is nothing more than a ditch, Stillwell said. Its not a natural water body. The environmental issues are negligible, if any; the appropriate use is recreation and industrial. All other ports in the state feature both recreational and industrial use, Stillwell said. This is nothing more than setting the initial steps in place so you can make the appropriate decision yes or no, Stillwell said. John Siefert, executive director of the Citrus County Economic Development Council, said his board urged the BOCC to move the port element forward. We feel it will have significant economic impact on Citrus Countys future, Siefert said. Speaking about the application was Theodora Rusnak, president of the Citrus County Council. I think if I came up here and said I was speaking in favor of this element, you probably would have all jumped out of your chairs and fallen over in a dead faint, Rusnak said. Rather than speak for or against, Rusnak preferred to ask questions about some of the contents of the element. In Section IX regarding infrastructure, Rusnak asked how the county could determine water and sewer service would be provided by the Charles A. Black water supply facility in Citrus Springs and Meadowcrest wastewater treatment facility. She said in previous hearings, she had heard that these questions would be answered in the feasibility study. She also asked about cost for laying lines to the barge canal. Rusnak raised questions about a port being redundant in competing with such ports at Port St. Joe in the Panhandle. Port St. Joe continues to be brought up in public presentations as one of the ports were going to model ourselves after, Rusnak said. But the description of Port St. Joe in the appendix to the element described it as once thriving. That doesnt sound like a real good model, Rusnak said. A current revitalization program at Port St. Joe also would compete with Port Citrus, Rusnak said. Rusnak pointed out that Port St. Petersburg, flanked by Port Tampa and Port Manatee, was becoming a yacht facility rather than compete. Vince Cautero, development services director, said the mention of the specific water and wastewater facilities was to show a way services could be provided. These statements dont lock you in, Cautero said. As for the issues of competition among ports, Cautero said consultants specializing in marketing, strategic planning and public relations would address them in the future. Chronicle reporter Chris Van Ormer can be reached at cvanormer@chronicle online.com. C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE HI LO PR NA NA 0.00 HI LO PR 70 28 0.00 HI LO PR 70 28 0.00 HI LO PR 67 33 0.00 HI LO PR 70 31 0.00 HI LO PR 65 27 0.00 YESTERDAYS WEATHER Mostly sunny THREE DAY OUTLOOK Sunny to partly cloudy 40% chance of showers High: 73 Low: 47 High: 77 Low: 51 High: 74 Low: 45 TODAY & TOMORROW MORNING TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY MORNING WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY MORNING Exclusive daily forecast by: TEMPERATURE* Sunday 57/25 Record 84/23 Normal 71/48 Mean temp. 41 Departure from mean -18 PRECIPITATION* Sunday 0.00 in. Total for the month 0.15 in. Total for the year 0.15 in. Normal for the year 1.51 in.*As of 6 p.m. at Inverness UV INDEX: 5 0-2 minimal, 3-4 low, 5-6 moderate, 7-9 high, 10+ very high BAROMETRIC PRESSURE Sunday at 3 p.m. 30.39 in. DEW POINT Sunday at 3 p.m. 27 HUMIDITY Sunday at 3 p.m. 20% POLLEN COUNT** Grasses and weeds were absent and trees were moderate. ** Light only extreme allergic will show symptoms, moderate most allergic will experience symptoms, heavy all allergic will experience symptoms. AIR QUALITY Sunday was good with pollutants mainly ozone. ALMANAC CELESTIAL OUTLOOK SUNSET TONIGHT ............................5:56 P.M. SUNRISE TOMORROW .....................7:24 A.M. MOONRISE TODAY .........................12:41 A.M. MOONSET TODAY ..........................12:01 P.M. JAN. 16JAN. 23JAN. 30FEB. 7 WATERING RULES BURN CONDITIONS Citrus County/Inverness/Crystal River: Lawn watering is limited to twice per week. Even addresses may water on Thursday and/or Sunday before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m. Odd addresses may water on Wednesday and/or Saturday before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m. Report violations: Citrus County (352) 527-5543; Crystal River and Inverness: (352) 7264488. Landscape Watering Schedule and Times: Hand watering and micro-irrigation of plants (other than lawns) can be done on any day and at any time. For more information call Florida Division of Forestry at (352) 754-6777. For more information on drought conditions, please visit the Division of Forestrys Web site: http://flame.fl-dof.com/fire_weather/kbdi Todays Fire Danger Rating is: HIGH. There is no burn ban.City H L Fcast Daytona Bch. 69 53 s Ft. Lauderdale 73 63 s Fort Myers 76 53 s Gainesville 68 46 s Homestead 73 55 s Jacksonville 66 50 s Key West 73 67 pc Lakeland 71 51 s Melbourne 72 59 s City H L Fcast Miami 74 63 s Ocala 70 49 s Orlando 72 54 s Pensacola 66 59 s Sarasota 74 55 s Tallahassee 67 46 s Tampa 74 53 s Vero Beach 71 57 s W. Palm Bch. 72 62 s FLORIDA TEMPERATURESEast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters will have a moderate chop. Mostly sunny skies with morning frost today. Gulf water temperature62 LAKE LEVELS Location Sat. Sun. Full Withlacoochee at Holder n/a n/a 35.52 Tsala Apopka-Hernando n/a n/a 39.25 Tsala Apopka-Inverness n/a n/a 40.60 Tsala Apopka-Floral City n/a n/a 42.40Levels reported in feet above sea level. Flood stage for lakes are based on 2.33-year flood, the meanannual flood which has a 43-precent chance of being equaled or exceeded in any one year. This data is obtained from the Southwest Florida Water Management District and is subject to revision. In no event will the District or the United States Geological Survey be liable for any damages arising out of the use of this data. If you have any questions you should contact the Hydrological Data Section at (352) 796-7211. MARINE OUTLOOK Taken at Aripeka THE NATION Albany 13 0 pc 31 27 Albuquerque 50 23 sh 55 28 Asheville 39 30 c 47 35 Atlanta 55 33 pc 56 44 Atlantic City 30 18 s 41 39 Austin 64 26 c 75 56 Baltimore 34 23 pc 40 35 Billings 42 19 sn 10 -1 Birmingham 59 29 c 59 56 Boise 38 16 pc 32 17 Boston 18 6 pc 33 30 Buffalo 20 1 sh 40 37 Burlington, VT 6 -1 pc 29 26 Charleston, SC 57 39 s 61 48 Charleston, WV 32 23 sh 52 42 Charlotte 50 29 pc 51 40 Chicago 31 5 sh 38 30 Cincinnati 34 15 sh 45 44 Cleveland 27 11 .02 sh 43 40 Columbia, SC 54 37 pc 59 43 Columbus, OH 26 8 sh 39 38 Concord, N.H. 10 -1 pc 27 20 Dallas 65 37 c 72 46 Denver 56 35 c 39 9 Des Moines 53 21 c 35 17 Detroit 27 15 sh 38 35 El Paso 65 32 pc 67 43 Evansville, IN 39 16 ts 53 52 Harrisburg 29 18 pc 38 31 Hartford 21 8 s 34 29 Houston 70 34 c 75 63 Indianapolis 33 11 sh 43 42 Jackson 66 29 ts 71 62 Las Vegas 64 36 s 59 40 Little Rock 59 27 .01 ts 68 57 Los Angeles 63 49 s 58 46 Louisville 37 20 sh 51 50 Memphis 56 30 ts 64 61 Milwaukee 30 10 .01 sn 35 28 Minneapolis 40 18 c 23 7 Mobile 65 33 pc 69 60 Montgomery 61 29 pc 66 55 Nashville 47 23 sh 55 54 New Orleans 66 37 pc 73 64 New York City 26 15 s 36 34 Norfolk 39 31 pc 48 41 Oklahoma City 61 28 pc 74 29 Omaha 56 23 c 36 14 Palm Springs 65 44 s 61 43 Philadelphia 28 18 s 39 36 Phoenix 63 53 pc 66 45 Pittsburgh 25 10 sh 39 37 Portland, ME 13 -1 pc 30 25 Portland, Ore 38 33 trace sn 37 32 Providence, R.I. 20 11 pc 35 30 Raleigh 44 30 pc 51 38 Rapid City 59 23 sn 16 5 Reno 55 29 pc 35 12 Rochester, NY 17 8 pc 41 37 Sacramento 57 34 s 51 28 St. Louis 45 21 sh 57 34 St. Ste. Marie 25 2 i 32 18 Salt Lake City 53 20 pc 32 14 San Antonio 64 34 c 77 57 San Diego 63 50 s 60 48 San Francisco 52 46 s 50 37 Savannah 59 35 s 63 48 Seattle 34 31 .21 sn 37 34 Spokane 30 19 trace c 29 21 Syracuse 15 -5 pc 34 33 Topeka 65 23 c 51 21 Washington 36 27 pc 42 35YESTERDAYS NATIONAL HIGH & LOW HIGH 78 Harlingen, Texas LOW -24 Watertown, N.Y. MONDAY CITY H/L/SKY Acapulco 89/74/pc Amsterdam 38/28/pc Athens 44/35/s Beijing 39/23/pc Berlin 36/32/rs Bermuda 63/54/pc Cairo 65/46/s Calgary -8/-19/sf Havana 75/61/pc Hong Kong 62/59/sh Jerusalem 54/41/s Lisbon 51/41/sh London 42/33/s Madrid 46/33/sh Mexico City 73/46/pc Montreal 22/18/pc Moscow 24/19/sn Paris 42/27/s Rio 93/74/ts Rome 53/33/s Sydney 75/67/sh Tokyo 45/35/c Toronto 38/35/rs Warsaw 30/25/pc WORLD CITIES Sunday Monday City H L Pcp. Fcst H L Sunday Monday City H L Pcp. Fcst H L Weather Central, Madison, Wi. Monday TuesdayCity High/Low High/Low High/Low High/LowChassahowitzka* 11:05 a/6:41 a 10:48 p/6:23 p 12:44 p/7:58 a 11:50 p/7:28 p Crystal River** 9:26 a/4:03 a 9:09 p/3:45 p 11:05 a/5:20 a 10:11 p/4:50 p Withlacoochee* 7:13 a/1:51 a 6:56 p/1:33 p 8:52 a/3:08 a 7:58 p/2:38 p Homosassa*** 10:15 a/5:40 a 9:58 p/5:22 p 11:54 a/6:57 a 11:00 p/6:27 p TIDES *From mouths of rivers **At Kings Bay ***At Masons CreekKEY TO CONDITIONS: c=cloudy; dr=drizzle; f=fair; h=hazy; pc=partly cloudy; r=rain; rs=rain/snow mix; s=sunny; sh=showers; sn=snow; ts=thunderstorms; w=windy. SOLUNAR TABLESDATE DAY MINOR MAJOR MINOR MAJOR (MORNING) (AFTERNOON) 1/16 MONDAY 11:29 5:16 11:56 5:43 1/17 TUESDAY 6:09 12:23 6:37 FORECAST FOR 3:00 P.M. MONDAY HI LO PR 68 32 0.00 Today's active pollen: Juniper, maple, elm Todays count: 9.1/12 Tuesdays count: 10.4 Wednesdays count: 9.1 ON THE NET Go to www.sheriff citrus.org and click on the Public Information link, then on Arrest Reports. 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of his famous I Have a Dream speech. Some gaze upon this figure in silence. Some smile and pull out cell phone cameras. Others chat about how closely the statue resembles King. And some are moved to tears. Just all that this man did so that we could do anything and be anything, said Brandolyn Brown, 26, of Cheraw, S.C., who visited the memorial Saturday with her aunt and cousin. I know it took a lot more than him to get to where we are, but he was a big part of the movement. Browns aunt, Gloria Drake, 60, of Cheraw, S.C., said she remembers King almost as though he was Moses leading his people to the promised land, even when there were so many reasons to doubt things would get better in an era of segregated buses, schools and lunch counters. It was really just hostile, she said. ... And then we had a man that comes to tell us things are going to be better. Dont be mad, dont be angry, she recalled Kings message. Just come together in peace. They said Kings lasting legacy is the reality of equality and now having a black president. Drake said President Barack Obama reminds her of King with his calmness even in the face of anger.The stage On Broadway, theatergoers are seeing a different version of King one who is more man than legend. The realism was refreshing for Donya Fairfax, who marveled after leaving a matinee of The Mountaintop that she had never really thought of King cursing, as actor Samuel L. Jackson does while portraying King in the play. He was human and not someone who was above fault, said the 48-year-old, visiting from Los Angeles. He cursed. He did things that people do behind closed doors. He was regular. For some, such a portrayal would seem to chip away at Kings memory. But for Natalie Pertz, who at 20 has come to know King only through the gauzy view of history, it seemed a precious reminder that it is not beyond the reach of the ordinary and the flawed to effect change. Its important for people our age to see that he wasnt this saint-like figure, she said. Its making you see that just because youre not perfect, it doesnt mean you cant do good. For M.E. Ward, seeing an in-the-flesh incarnation of King brought her back more than 40 years, to when she watched his soaring speeches on the television. No matter how human he seemed on stage, she said, he still carried a godly gift. Still charismatic, still an orator, and an individual who was able to move people through his speech, she said, adding that King enlightened the world with a message to be peaceful, to be patient, to be non-violent. No matter how distant his presence is now, that legacy is still very relevant, she said, in what she called a world of turmoil and violence, constant violence. Do people idealize him too much? They dont do it enough! said 64-year-old Elisabeth Carr, who cried through most of the play, feeling some of the pain she felt when the civil rights leader died. The younger generation, they dont know anymore. ... They dont understand what they went through. After traveling more than five hours with three friends all of them African-American to see Saturdays matinee, Mariko Tapper Taylor said seeing King in all his flaws did nothing to diminish his legacy. Its better to remember him as human, she said. Whos flawless? It just shows that theres another side of him. For her, the holiday remains very personal, Taylor said. One of her friends, Dr. Donnita Scott, chimed in: If it wasnt for him we probably wouldnt be doctors, she said, nodding at the group, which includes two ER physicians and a psychiatrist. Dr. Jan Thomas agreed: Were standing on that mountaintop. 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Chronicle reporter Cathy Kapulka can be reached at 352-564-2922 or ckapulka@ chronicleonline.com. CONCERTContinued from Page A1 IMAGE Continued from Page A1 FREEDOM WALK TODAY The New Church Without Walls is organizing its first Martin Luther King, I Have a Dream, Freedom Walk, Monday, Jan. 16. The walk will begin at 8 a.m. Participants are encouraged to rally in the parking area adjacent to the Citrus County Sheriffs Operations Center in Inverness on Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Walkers will make their way to Liberty Park, where refreshments will be served and the I Have a Dream speech will be played. Pastor Doug Alexander said the event will conclude in time for those walkers to be on time to the MLK day parade in Crystal River that starts at 10 a.m. For more information, contact the New Church Without Walls at 352-344-2425. From left: The Blind Boys of Alabama band members Tracey Pierce on bass; Ricky McKinnie, vocals; Jimmy Carter, vocals and founding band member; Benjamin Moore, vocals and Joey Williams on guitar. CATHY KAPULKA /Chronicle


LifeSouth bloodmobile schedule for January. To find a donor center or a blood drive near you, call 352-527-3061. Donors must be at least 17, or 16 with parental permission, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good health to be eligible to donate. A photo ID is also required. The Lecanto branch office is at 1241 S. Lecanto Highway (County Road 491), open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays (7 p.m. Wednesdays), 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. The Inverness branch is at 301 W. Main St., open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekday, (6:30 p.m. Wednesdays), 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays, closed Sundays. Visit www.lifesouth.org for details. Noon to 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, Eagles Aerie 4272, 5340 W. Grover Cleveland Blvd., Homosassa. 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, Arbor Trail Rehab & Skilled Nursing, 611 Turner Camp Road, Inverness. 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Jan. 17, Wal-Mart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-toLake Highway, Inverness. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, Subway, 2639 E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, Citrus Kia, 1850 S.E. U.S. 19, Crystal River. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, VFW Post 7122, 8191 S. Florida Ave., Floral City. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, Wal-Mart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-toLake Highway, Inverness. 1 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, Citrus County Tax Collectors Office, 210 N. Apopka Ave., Inverness. 10 a.m. to noon Monday, Jan. 23, Wal-Mart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-toLake Highway, Inverness. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, Bealls, 2851 E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 4 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, First Baptist Church of Crystal River, 700 Citrus Ave., Crystal River. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, Crystal River Village Home Owners Association, 1601 S.E. Eighth Ave. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, 4150 S. Suncoast Blvd. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, Highland Terrace, 700 Medical Court E., Inverness. 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, Wal-Mart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, Manatee Festival, U.S. 19, downtown Crystal River, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, Manatee Festival, U.S. 19, downtown Crystal River. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, U.S. Air Force, 2627 E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 3 to 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, Subway, 2639 E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, Wal-Mart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-toLake Highway, Inverness. El-Shaddai food ministries brown bag of food distribution takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Crystal River Church of God, 2180 W. 12th Ave., behind the former Lincoln Mercury dealership. Although food is distributed once a week, families are only eligible for food once a month. For information, call 352-6289087 or 352-302-9925. The USDA is an equal-opportunity provider. We Care Food Pantry gives out food to needy people. Initial registrations are accepted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. To qualify for assistance, participants must be a Homosassa or Homosassa Springs resident with identification. For more information and dates for food distributions, call 352-628-0445. The food pantry of First Presbyterian Church of Crystal River is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays. The pantry is open to meet the emergency needs of people in the community. Everyone is invited to participate once a week as needed. Bring a photo ID and the date of birth for each member of your household. The church is at 1501 S.E. U.S.19, north of Sweetbay. Call 352-795-2259. St. Margarets Episcopal Churchs Feed My Sheep outreach provides a hot lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays. The food pantry is open from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. We are an equal opportunity provider. The pantry is no longer open on Wednesday evenings or Fridays. For information, call 352-726-3153. Food pantry of Floral City First Baptist Church Emergency Feeding Program is open from 1 to 3 p.m. the third Wednesday monthly. Dunnellon Presbyterian and Holy Faith Episcopal food pantry opens from 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays at 19924 W. Blue Cove Drive, Dunnellon. Calvary Chapel of Inverness Feed the Hungry free lunch is served from noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays in the fellowship hall, 960 S. U.S. 41. Bagged groceries are given from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursdays. Come enjoy a home-cooked meal. Call 352-726-1480. Our Fathers Table serves free Saturday lunches from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at St. Annes Anglican Church, one mile west of the Plantation Inn on West Fort Island Trail. Call 352-795-2176. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Citrus Springs serves those in need with free boxes of food from its food pantry the third Saturday morning monthly. Call 352-465-6613 on the preceding Tuesday to sign up for the distribution. Inverness Church of God hosts a soup kitchen the first and third Sunday monthly following the 10:30 a.m. worship service in the Family Life Center. Inverness Church of God is at 416 U.S. 41 S., Inverness. Call 352-726-4524. Bobby Isham, 75 INVERNESS The Service of Remembrance for Mr. Bobby J. Isham, age 75, of Inverness, Florida, will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday, January 17, 2012, at the First Presbyterian Church of Inverness with Pastor Craig S. Davies officiating. Masonic Rites will also be accorded for Mr. Isham at the church. Interment will follow at Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton Township, Michigan. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church of Inverness. The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of memorial donations to Shriners Crippled and Burned Childrens Hospital. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www. HooperFuneralHome.com. He was born April 12, 1936, in Roane County, TN, son of the late George and Frances (Duncan) Isham. He died January 12, 2012, in Inverness, FL. He was a General Contractor for over 40 years. He moved to Inverness, Florida from Detroit, MI, in 1990. He was a Craftsman practicing in many different media, loved to travel and was an avid boater. Having never met a stranger, he was a strong man of faith and God. Mr. Isham was a member of the Centerline Masonic Lodge, Centerline, MI, Scottish Rite Mason, Egypt Shrine AAONOMS, Inverness Fraternal Order of Eagles and First Presbyterian Church of Inverness. Survivors include wife, Adela Isham, of 57 years of Inverness, FL; 5 children, Roberta J. Weiksner (Peter) of Shelby Township, MI, Deborah A. Ives (Bill) of Clinton Township, MI, Dale R. Isham (Sherri) of West Bloomfield, MI, Douglas J. Isham (Beth) of St. Clair Shores, MI, and Donna L. Poirier of Canton, MI; 3 brothers, Jerry A. Isham of Rockwood, TN, Danny H. Isham of Chattanooga, TN, Phillip E. Isham of Harriman, TN; 15 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Arrangements are under the direction of the Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory. John Lee III, 34 INVERNESS John Paul Lee III, 34, Inverness, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at his residence. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory is in charge of private cremation arrangements. Richard Marengo, 68DUNNELLON Richard Edward Marengo, age 68, Dunnellon, died Saturday, January 14, 2012, at his residence under the loving care of his family. One of seven siblings, Richard was born on August 12, 1943, to the late Harold W. and Doris Marengo in Worcester, MA, and relocated to this area in 1991. Richard was employed as a transit bus driver for Worcester Regional Transit Authority and also worked as a machinist. He served our country in the United States Air Force. A lifelong enthusiast of birds, he enjoyed raising Roller pigeons and Bantam chickens. Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Carol of Dunnellon; sons, Joseph (Tammie) Marengo, Worcester, MA, Christopher (Pamela) Marengo, Cherry Valley, MA, Stephan (Cindy) Marengo, Maine, Norman Walthers, Dunnellon, and Mark Walthers, Worcester, MA; daughters, Tammy Marengo, Worcester, MA, Stephanie (James) Duca, Worcester, MA, Pamela Esposito, Worcester, MA, and Sandra Ann (James) Davis, Beverly Hills; 22 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory is in charge of private arrangements. 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O PINION Page A8 MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2012 Undermining trust Re: Dr. William Dixons column, Stash your cash to supplement Medicare ( Chronicle Sunday, Jan. 8): Quoth the doctor: The sum of costs for Medicare and all the other components of Social Security programs account for the 40 percent of our annual (federal) budget that must be borrowed each year. Some quote some distortion, for not so much as a penny must be borrowed each year. Take 2010s budget year: 97 percent ($1.3 trillion) of the Medicare/Social Security programs costs ($1.4 trillion) were paid for by various incomes to the trust funds. In addition, at the end of 2010 the trusts held assets of $2.9 trillion. (www.ssa. gov/oact/TRSUM/index.html) The Social Security/Medicare funds are projected to be solvent though 2036, when the trusts will be depleted. A tweaking, maybe even an overhaul, will be necessary to remain solvent beyond 2036; however, that is no reason for the good doctor to grossly mislead the public via our local newspaper during our dreary economic downturn. James M. McIntosh Lecanto Pauls candidacyThink of any activity you pursue, and name one that is not in some way regulated by someone or some organization that does not know or care who you are. Ron Paul challenges conventional wisdom. We must as well. Other than providing for our security and ensuring we all follow the dicta of the Constitution, what else should our taxes pay for? We have come to expect the government to do everything for us, from getting rid of animal pests to dictating the design of showerheads, toilets, cars, chairs, baby cribs, food containers, eating habits and more. Conventional wisdom that we must intervene in other countries politics and affairs to protect our interests goes against the stated intent of the Founding Fathers, the founding documents and history. Talking heads tell us that Paul plans to abandon Israel. In 1967, Israel, without our help, soundly defeated the Arab nations in seven days. Now, they have nuclear weapons, but we demand that they play mother may I if they want to protect themselves. Please! As a member of our armed forces, I served in Saigon, Vietnam, in 1966-67. Then, and more so now, I saw that exercise as a futile waste of our treasure and blood. We lost 50,000 members of our youth and killed a good million Vietnamese for the fight against Communism. Now we have elected both a Congress and a president who arguably and unashamedly follow and preach the tenets we used to fight wars over. It was not the dead Vietnamese or our guys coming home with fewer body parts or in body bags who benefited from that war! Ditto for Afghanistan and Iraq. After decimating the Taliban in Afghanistan in retaliation for Sept. 11, we should have left. Iraq will return to being the Arab version of the Hatfields and McCoys and hate us even more even with our billiondollar embassy. The idea that a bankrupt nation can continue doing what is has been doing and survive is the very definition of insanity. Ron Paul tells us that over and over.Robin Humphrey I have something for you. In June 2010, I wrote in this space about a book, The New Jim Crow, by Michelle Alexander, which I called a troubling and profoundly necessary work. Alexander promulgated an explosive argument. Namely, that the so-called War on Drugs amounts to a war on African-American men and, more to the point, to a racial caste system nearly as restrictive, oppressive and omnipresent as Jim Crow itself. This because, although white Americans are far and away the nations biggest dealers and users of illegal drugs, African-Americans are far and away the ones most likely to be jailed for drug crimes. And when they are set free after doing their time, black men enter a legal purgatory where the right to vote, work, go to school or rent an apartment can be legally denied. Its as if George Wallace were still standing in the schoolhouse door. The New Jim Crow won several awards, enjoyed significant media attention, and was an apparent catalyst in the NAACPs decision last year to call for an end to the drug war. The book was a sensation, but we need it to be more. We need it to be a movement. As it happens and not exactly by coincidence, Alexanders book is being reissued in paperback this week as we mark the birthday of the man who led Americas greatest mass movement for social justice. In his battle against the original Jim Crow, Martin Luther King, in a sense, did what Alexander seeks to do: pour sunlight on an onerous condition that exists just beyond the periphery of most Americans sight. I want to help her do that. So heres the deal. Ill give you a copy of the book autographed by the author, no less free of charge. You dont even have to pay for shipping. All you have to do is tell me you want it and promise me youll read it. In fact, make that the subject line of the email you send to request your copy: I want it. Ill read it. Send it to lpitts@miami herald.com. Make sure to include your contact information and mailing address. At months end, Ill draw 50 names from a bucket and send out 50 books. If you work for the company that syndicates my column, or a newspaper that runs it, you cant participate. The same goes if youre my kin or my friend. On March 15, Alexander has agreed to appear with me at Books and Books in Coral Gables, Fla., where I will moderate a discussion with an audience. Youll also be able to submit questions via Twitter at #MiamiHeraldLive and Facebook. Video from the event will be posted on The Miami Heralds website, at www.miamiherald.com. And here, let me make one thing clear. This giveaway is underwritten neither by my employer nor by Alexanders publisher. Me, myself and I will pay for both books and shipping. I chose to do it that way in order to impress upon you how vital I personally feel it is that you read this book. No, I have no financial interest in its success. I do, however, have tremendous emotional interest. Half a century ago, Martin Luther King and a cadre of courageous idealists made a sustained appeal to this nations misplaced sense of justice, forced Americans to see an outrage that was right in front of them yet, somehow, beyond their line of sight. There could be no better homage to his memory than to do that again. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for the Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, FL, 33132. Readers may contact him via e-mail at lpitts@miamiherald.com. A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave. Mohandas Gandhi, 1869-1948 I want to give you a book 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 Mike Arnold .......................................... HR directorSandra Frederick ............................ managing editor Curt Ebitz ........................................ citizen member Mac Harris ...................................... citizen member Rebecca Martin ................................ guest member CIVILITY AND JUSTICE A message we should take to heart T oday the nation celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a national holiday approved in 1983 to honor the preacher, writer and social activist who urged nonviolent protest and provided leadership to the civil rights movement in the late 1950s and early 1960s. For many younger members of our society, Dr. King is best remembered for the soaring rhetoric his 1963 I Have A Dream speech at the Lincoln Memorial, and as we move further from the events of that time, the reality of the conflicts behind the civil rights movement begin to fade into history. But these conflicts were very real, and many have still not been fully resolved. Many trace the beginning of the civil rights movement to the 1954 Supreme Court decision that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students were unconstitutional. A year later, in Montgomery, Ala., brewing tensions over black riders being forced to sit at the back of city buses erupted when Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat near the front of the bus to a white rider. King, then a minister at a Montgomery church, provided leadership for a boycott of city buses. He later became the leader of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, one of the major organizations active in the civil rights movement. Throughout his career, King preached and practiced nonviolent confrontation. His house was once bombed, and he was arrested numerous times for his protests, but through it all, King counseled nonviolence. He explained his position in the famous Letter from a Birmingham Jail where he wrote that the purpose of nonviolent direct action is to create an atmosphere where the community is forced to confront an issue such as racial injustice. While on this day many will appropriately focus on King and his role in history, we should also be reminded that here in Citrus County we also had a leader who counseled nonviolent resistance to injustice and provided leadership in improving relations between people. The Rev. Leroy Bellamy, a Citrus County native who led Grace Temple Church of the Living God for more than 50 years until his death in 2004, was a community leader and a calming voice during sometimes-tense racial issues that arose during the civil rights movement years. He sheltered strangers, and worked with the homeless, and in racial conflicts he advocated non-violence and peaceful resistance. He helped organize the countys first Martin Luther King Jr. march, and received many honors, including Chronicle Citizen of the Year. Men such as these have made a difference in our society. Today, as we celebrate the accomplishments of a leader in the civil rights movement, we can reflect on many positive changes in attitudes. At the same time, we should ask whether we have achieved the dream articulated by King in 1963 that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. THE ISSUE: Martin Luther King Jr. Day.OUR OPINION: Remember the message as well as the man. 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. Persons wishing to address the editorial board, which meets weekly, should call Charlie Brennan at 352563-5660. 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. SEND LETTERS TO: The Editor, 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429. Or, fax to 352563-3280 or email to letters@chronicleonline.com LETTERS to the Editor What Obama didnt do Some Obama hater wants to know why President Obama hasnt done anything. Well, its because of (the tea party members) in the Senate and the House of Representatives who say no to everything that might help the economy. One thing he hasnt done is gotten 4,500 guys killed and 330,000 wounded over weapons of mass destruction that didnt exist. Thank you, Mr. Bush.Hooray for Obama A caller today said, We dont want to talk about Obama. How about this: GDP up nine consecutive quarters, unemployment 8.2 when he started, 10.1 at its worst in October of 2009, now its 8.6 percent with 21 months of holding or improvement, bin Laden is gone along with most of the key al-Qaida folks, Gadhafi is out with no loss of American lives, U.S. combat troops are out of Iraq, we have a meaningful health care program, and, by the way, Obama has produced his birth certificate. Point of reference: The 27 months before Obama, unemployment went up monthly from 4.4 percent to 8 percent, GDP in the last three quarters of the previous administration was down an average of 5.5 percent per quarter. The previous administration almost destroyed our economy. We are talking; are you listening? Maybe its time to turn off Fox and make an effort to get the facts.Good lobbyists I have been very active in two organizations, NAMI and the League of Women Voters both using lobbyists and I contribute to dozens of environmental and humanitarian organizations that I am sure use lobbyists. They give legislators important information without bribing them. Outlawing all lobbyists is not the answer. Instead they should be regulated so that they operate ethically and do not use money to influence legislation. THE CHRONICLEinvites you to call Sound Off with your opinions about any subject. You do not need to leave your name, and have less than a minute to record. COMMENTS will be edited for length, libel, personal or political attacks and good taste. Editors will cut libelous material. OPINIONS expressed are purely those of the callers. S OUND OFF CALL 563-0579 Leonard Pitts OTHER VOICES C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE


Associated PressNOME, Alaska Crews worked to build a path Sunday over a half-mile of Bering Sea ice for the final leg of a Russian tankers mission to deliver fuel to a town isolated amid one of the most severe Alaska winters in decades. The tanker was moored roughly a half-mile from Nomes harbor after a Coast Guard cutter cleared a path for it through hundreds of miles of a slow journey stalled by thick ice and strong ocean currents. The tanker got into position Saturday night, and ice disturbed by its journey had to freeze again so workers could create some sort of roadway to lay a hose that will transfer 1.3 million gallons of fuel from the tanker to the harbor in Nome. On Sunday, workers spent the morning walking around the vessel and checking the ice to make sure it was safe to lay the hose, which will take about four hours, said Jason Evans, board chairman of the Sitnasuak Native Corp. With the tanker and the Coast Guard ice breaker sitting just offshore and poised to deliver the fuel, Evans said the bulk of the missions biggest challenges were now behind the crew. Still, the final job of transferring fuel from the ship to the town comes with its own hurdles: In addition to waiting for the ice to freeze, crews must begin the transfer in daylight, a state mandate. And Nome has just five hours of daylight this time of year. In theory, it was possible and in reality, it now is done, Evans said of the journey. A storm prevented Nomes 3,500 residents from getting a fuel delivery by barge in November. Without the tanker delivery, supplies of diesel fuel, gasoline and home heating fuel were expected to run out in March and April, well before a barge delivery again in late May or June. The especially harsh winter has left snow piled up 10 feet or higher against the wood-sided buildings in Nome, a former gold rush town that is the final stop on the Iditarod dog sled race. On Sunday, everything was covered in a layer of windblown snow and vehicles looked frozen in place, as though they havent been moved in weeks. The tanker began its journey from Russia in mid-December, picking up diesel fuel in South Korea before heading to Dutch Harbor, Alaska, where it took on unleaded gasoline. Late Thursday, the vessels stopped offshore and began planning the transfer to Nome, more than 500 miles from Anchorage on Alaskas west coast. Despite the complicated logistics of delivering fuel by sea in winter, Sitnasuak opted for the extra delivery after determining that it would be much less costly and more practical than flying fuel to Nome. Mark Smith, CEO of Vitus Marine LLC, the fuel supplier that arranged to have the Russian tanker and its crew deliver the fuel, described the challenges as substantial, partly because winter has been especially harsh in the region this year. He said that moving the tanker even with the help of the cutter through more than 300 miles of pack-ice was a very profound obstacle. It seems that every day brought a new crisis, he said. Opinion appeared to be divided in Nome, where some welcomed the arrival of the tanker and others thought it was a manufactured and unnecessary crisis. Cari Miller was among the residents unconvinced a real crisis was at hand. The 43-year-old mother, who has lived in Nome for eight years, said she believed that another fuel provider in town had plenty of fuel for the community. We do not have a fuel crisis, she said. It wasnt necessary. Kwan Yi, 40, a maintenance worker at the Polaris Bar in Nome, faulted Sitnasuak for not arranging for barge delivery earlier last fall, but said the town was in need of fuel. He said he was pleased the fuel tanker had arrived after struggling with frozen pipes and gas leaks. The crew of the 370-foot tanker Renda was working to ensure the safe transfer of the fuel through a segmented hose that will be laid on top of the ice to the harbor, located about 2,100 feet from the ship, Wadlow said in a telephone interview from Nome on Saturday night. Once crews create a suitable path for the hose to rest on, its segments will have to be bolted together and inspected before the fuel can begin to flow. Though the transfer must start during daylight, it can continue in darkness, Betty Schorr of the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has said. It could be finished within 36 hours if everything goes smoothly, but it could take as long as five days, she said. Evans said once the hose is laid, personnel will walk its entire length every 30 minutes to check for leaks. Each segment of hose will have its own spill containment area, and extra absorbent boom will be on hand in case of a spill. 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Snowy day Associated Press Gary Lorentson carries a street-closure sign Sunday in Seattle. Several inches of snow fell quickly Sunday morning, snarling traffic and clogging roadways. Dad of homeless killings suspect also homeless YORBA LINDA, Calif. The father of the man suspected of killing homeless men in Southern California is himself homeless and says his son last week showed him a picture of one victim as a warning of the danger of being on the streets. Refugio Ocampo, 49, also told The Associated Press on Sunday that his son came back a changed man after serving with the Marines in Iraq, expressing disillusionment and becoming ever darker as he struggled to find his way as a civilian. His 23-year-old son, Itzcoatl Ocampo, was arrested Friday in connection with the serial killings of four homeless men since late December. New year Associated Press A dancer performs Sunday during a parade to welcome the upcoming Chinese New Year in Solo, Central Java, Indonesia. People of Chinese descent in the worlds most populous Muslim country are gearing up to celebrate the Lunar New Year later this month. Russian space probe crashes into Pacific MOSCOW A Russian space probe designed to boost the nations pride on a bold mission to a moon of Mars came down in flames Sunday, showering fragments into the south Pacific west of Chiles coast, officials said. Pieces from the PhobosGround, which had become stuck in Earths orbit, landed in water 775 miles west of Wellington Island in Chiles south, the Russian military Air and Space Defense Forces said.The military space tracking facilities were monitoring the probes crash, its spokesman said. From wire reports Nation BRIEFS World BRIEFS N ATION & W ORLD Page A10 MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Associated PressBEIRUT The U.N. chief demanded Sunday that Syrias president stop killing his own people and said the old order of one-man rule and family dynasties is over in the Middle East on a day when activists said 27 people died. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, delivering the keynote address at a conference in Beirut on democracy in the Arab world, said the revolutions of the Arab Spring show people will no longer accept tyranny. Today, I say again to President (Bashar) Assad of Syria: Stop the violence. Stop killing your people, Ban said. Ban has been highly critical of the Assad governments deadly crackdown on civilian protesters since the killings began unlike the U.N. Security Council. That body is deeply divided. The U.S. and European nations demand strong condemnation and possible sanctions against Assad, but Russia and China are opposed. Bans speech Sunday was his toughest against the continued survival of authoritarian regimes in the face of the growing international clamor for democracy. Thousands of people have been killed in the governments crackdown on a 10-month-old uprising, which has turned increasingly militarized in recent months with a growing risk of civil war. Syria agreed last month to an Arab League plan that calls for a halt to the crackdown, the withdrawal of heavy weaponry, such as tanks, from cities, the release of all political prisoners, and allowing foreign journalists and human rights workers in. About 200 Arab League observers are working in Syria to verify whether the government is abiding by its agreement to end the military crackdown on dissent. Observers visited the coastal city of Banias and the restive town of Maaret al-Numan in northern Syria Sunday, where they were met with thousands of anti-Assad protesters chanting for his downfall. Amateur video posted by activists on the Internet showed the monitors watching and filming from a balcony as a large protest unfolded on the streets below. Victory for our revolution! the protesters shouted. The monitors also visited the Damascus suburb of Zabadani, which activists say has come under an intense crackdown in the past few days. The authorities pulled out tanks and stopped firing just before the observers arrived, said one activist in Zabadani, who declined to be named for fear of reprisals. But they saw with their own eyes the destruction and fear, he said, adding people took to the streets in huge protests while the monitors were there. The presence of the observers has not put a stop to bloodshed and the U.S. and many in the Syrian opposition say killings have accelerated. The U.N. says about 400 people have been killed in the last three weeks alone, on top of an earlier estimate of more than 5,000 killed since March. UN demands Syria stop violence Secretary General says era of one-man rule is finished Associated PressGIGLIO, Italy Maritime authorities, passengers and mounting evidence pointed Sunday toward the captain of a cruise liner that ran aground and capsized off the Tuscan coast, amid accusations that he abandoned ship before everyone was safely evacuated and was showing off when he steered the vessel far too close to shore. Divers searching the murky depths of the partially submerged Costa Concordia found the bodies of two elderly men still in their life jackets, bringing the confirmed death toll to five. At least 15 people were still missing, including two Americans. The recovered bodies were discovered at an emergency gathering point near the restaurant where many of the 4,200 on board were dining when the luxury liner struck rocks or a reef off the tiny island of Giglio. The Italian news agency ANSA reported the dead were an Italian and a Spaniard. Still, there were glimmers of hope: The rescue of three survivors a young South Korean couple on their honeymoon and a crew member brought to shore in a dramatic airlift some 36 hours after the grounding late Friday. Meanwhile, attention focused on the captain, who was spotted by Coast Guard officials and passengers fleeing the scene even as the chaotic and terrifying evacuation was under way. The ships Italian owner, a subsidiary of Carnival Cruise lines, issued a statement late Sunday saying there appeared to be significant human error on the part of the captain, Francesco Schettino, which resulted in these grave consequences. Authorities were holding Schettino for suspected manslaughter and a prosecutor confirmed Sunday they were also investigating allegations the captain abandoned the stricken liner before all the passengers had escaped. According to the Italian navigation code, a captain who abandons a ship in danger can face up to 12 years in prison. A French couple who boarded the Concordia in Marseille, Ophelie Gondelle and David Du Pays, told the Associated Press they saw the captain in a lifeboat, covered by a blanket, well before all the passengers were off the ship. The commander left before and was on the dock before everyone was off, said Gondelle, 28, a French military officer. Normally the commander should only leave at the end, said Du Pays, a police officer who said he helped an injured passenger to a rescue boat. I did what I could. Coast Guard officers later spotted Schettino on land as the evacuation unfolded. The officers urged him to return to his ship and honor his duty to stay aboard until everyone was safely off the vessel, but he ignored them, Coast Guard Cmdr. Francesco Paolillo said. Schettino insisted he didnt leave the liner early, telling Mediaset television that he had done everything he could to save lives. We were the last ones to leave the ship, he said. Fingers point to captain Coast Guard claims captain abandoned ship, may have been showing off Associated Press Firefighters work on the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia Sunday after it ran aground off the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, I taly. Firefighters on a dinghy Sunday look at a rock emerging from the side of the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia. The luxury ship ran aground with some 4,200 people aboard on Friday night. Associated PressCOLUMBIA, S.C. A splintered conservative vote in South Carolina could pave the way for Mitt Romney to win this weeks pivotal primary, some rivals said Sunday, acknowledging an outcome that prominent state lawmakers suggested could end the nomination fight. I think the only way that a Massachusetts moderate can get through South Carolina is if the vote is split, said Newt Gingrich, portraying himself as the lone conservative with a realistic chance of beating Romney in the first-in-the South contest. Polls show Romney, the former Massachusetts governors who struggled to a fourth-place finish in South Carolina during his 2008 White House run, with a lead heading into Saturdays vote. The state has a large population of evangelicals and other conservative Christians, and concerns arose four years ago about his Mormon faith. But Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Rick Perry all said Romney, after victories in Iowa and New Hampshire, continued to benefit from the fractured GOP field and the failure of social conservatives to fully coalesce around a single alternative. If for some reason hes not derailed here and Mitt Romney wins South Carolina ... I think it should be over, said the states senior senator, Republican Lindsey Graham. He added, Id hope the party would rally around him if he did in fact win South Carolina. Vote split could help Romney in South Carolina WASHINGTON Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry on Sunday accused the Obama administration of over-the-top rhetoric and disdain for the military in its condemnation of a video that purportedly shows four Marines urinating on corpses in Afghanistan. Texas Gov. Perry said the Marines involved should be reprimanded but not prosecuted on criminal charges. Obviously, 18-, 19-year-old kids make stupid mistakes all too often. And thats whats occurred here, Perry told CNNs State of the Union. He later added: Whats really disturbing to me is the kind of over-the-top rhetoric from this administration and their disdain for the military.Perry speaks out on Marine video From wire reports


NHL, NBA, golf, tennis/ B2 NCAA basketball/ B3 Scoreboard/B3 Entertainment/ B4 Puzzles/ B5 Comics/ B6 Classifieds/ B7 Tampa Bays skid continues with 6-3 loss to Penguins at home./ B3 Section B MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE SPORTS BRIEFS No. 13 Lady Canes survive in TallahasseeTALLAHASSEE Stefanie Yderstroms 3-pointer from deep in the corner with 17 seconds remaining gave 13th-ranked Miami a 60-57 win Sunday over Florida State and ended a 25-year victory drought for the Hurricanes in Tallahassee. Miami (15-3, 4-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) led 41-22 a minute into the second half, but Florida State rallied to tie the game at 57 on Cierra Bravards free throw with 37 seconds left. Shenise Johnson led Miami with 24 points. Johnsons final basket of the half gave her 2,000 in her career. Natasha Howard led Florida State (10-9, 2-3) with 22 points and a career-high 17 rebounds. Miamis last win in Tallahassee came on Jan. 29, 1987. South Africas Grace wins Joburg OpenJOHANNESBURG South Africas Branden Grace won his first European Tour title Sunday with a par 72 for a one-shot victory at the Joburg Open. Grace had a bogey and birdie on the East Course at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club to edge Englishman Jamie Elson, finishing at 17-under 270. The 23-year-old Grace had his three-shot, third-round lead cut to one when Elson made a 30-foot putt for eagle on No. 18 to finish with a 63. Elson had seven birdies along with his eagle, including six in his first eight holes. But Grace, one of 27 players to complete his third round in the morning because of rain delays, held on with nine straight pars coming home for his second professional win after a 2010 victory on South Africas Sunshine Tour. I played really nicely, I hit the ball superb I think, and the putter was just cold, Grace said. I couldnt get the speed of the greens. Fortunately, at the end of the day, it was enough. Scottish pair David Drysdale (67) and Marc Warren (68) were part of a six-way tie for third. Retief Goosen had a 73 and finished 16th, seven shots behind the leader. Organizers were forced to play catch-up for most of the tournament after rain and darkness caused the first three rounds to be completed the next day.Fine accuser admits lying to police SYRACUSE, N.Y. A prison inmate who accused a former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach of sexually molesting him more than 40 years ago admits he made up the claim. The accuser, Floyd VanHooser, states in a letter that he lied to police and in December interviews with The Associated Press and The Post-Standard newspaper of Syracuse. He said he wanted to get back at the coach, Bernie Fine, because he did not hire a lawyer to help VanHooser fight a criminal conviction. Fine had helped raise the 56year-old VanHooser. Two other men accused Fine late last year of abusing them as children, but the statute of limitations has expired. Fine was fired after they came forward. The newspaper received two copies of the letter Thursday.Heat unsure of Wades status after ankle sprain MIAMI The Miami Heat are not sure if guard Dwyane Wade will be able to play Tuesday against San Antonio because of a sprained right ankle. Wade also has been dealing with a sore foot and strained calf muscle. Teammate Chris Bosh says Wade should not play until hes healthy again and the team will hold it down in his absence. Miami has lost three straight games and entered Sunday in third place in the Southeast Division and sixth overall in the Eastern Conference. Wade turned the ankle late in Miamis loss at Denver on Friday night. X-rays were negative, but Wade initially feared it was broken. Its a busy week for Miami, with the Los Angeles Lakers coming in Thursday and the surging Philadelphia 76ers visiting Saturday.From wire reports T IM D AHLBERG AP Sports ColumnistR umble, young man, rumble, used to be his battle cry. But Muhammad Ali is an old man now, ravaged by his years in the ring and his decades of braving Parkinsons disease. The voice that used to bellow that he was The Greatest is largely muted now, save for those times in the mornings when he is able to whisper his thoughts. The face, though, is still that of the most recognizable man on Earth. Maybe not as finely chiseled as it was in his prime, but close enough. Its not like he doesnt look like himself, said his oldest daughter, Maryum May May Ali. Its the same face; the Parkinsons hasnt affected that. Ali turns 70 on Tuesday, giving Baby Boomers who grew up with him one more reason to reflect on their own advancing years. Hes fought Parkinsons the way he fought the late Joe Frazier, never giving an inch. But its a fight he cant win, and nearly 30 years of living with it has taken a heavy toll. His days at home with wife, Lonnie, in a gated community near Phoenix, generally follow the same routine: He gets out of bed and takes a shower before easing into his favorite chair for hours at a time. Sometimes he will watch videos of his old fights. The hands will move, eyes will twitch, as he remembers the magnificent fighter and physical specimen he once was. I always say the only person who likes to watch old Muhammad Ali fights more than me is him, said John Ramsey, a Louisville radio and television personality who has been a close friend of Alis for more than 30 years. His memory is better than mine and hes very sharp. His sense of humor is still there, too. Through it all he remains a proud man. There are no complaints. No time spent bemoaning his fate. It is, the devout Muslim would say, Gods will. He would always just say to his family, These are the cards I was dealt, so dont be sad, Maryum Ali said. He never played the victim. There was never any Woe is me. That he is still alive so long after being diagnosed with the degenerative disease may be a tribute to the athleticism and inner strength that helped him stop Frazier on a brutally hot morning in the Philippines and helped him knock out the fearsome George Foreman in Africa. Among the heavyweights of his generation he was a big man, standing 6-foot-2 and usually weighing in at around 210 pounds. Associated Press Muhammad Ali celebrates his 70th birthday Saturday next to his sister-in-law Marilyn Williams at a fundraiser for the Muhammad Ali Center in his hometown of Louisville, Ky. Ali turns 70 Tuesday. Now nearly 70, Ali still upbeat and battling Baltimore 20, Houston 13 Associated PressBALTIMORE The Baltimore Ravens didnt just earn another home win. They stole it away from the Houston Texans. Ed Reed sealed a 20-13 victory Sunday with Baltimores fourth takeaway, and when he finally limped off the field, the Ravens were assured their second trip to the AFC championship game in four seasons. Baltimore (13-4) will visit Tom Brady and the New England Patriots next Sunday, with the winner moving on to the Super Bowl. We know we have a big test next week, linebacker Ray Lewis said. Tom is playing excellent up there, and what they did to the Broncos last night, I think they sent a message to whoever was coming up there. So, weve got our hands full. The Patriots lead the series 6-1, but Baltimores lone win came in the postseason. The Ravens have been in the playoffs for four years running, but this was their first home game since 2006. It was anything but easy. Baltimore forced two turnovers in the first quarter in building a 17-3 lead thanks to touchdown passes by Joe Flacco, and interceptions by Lardarius Webb and Reed in the fourth quarter helped the advantage stand up. We knew what was coming, Lewis said. This young team, they are so freakin fiery. Theyve got so many great pieces over there. I just take my hat off to them, just simply for the way they came out and fought today. More importantly, I take my hat off to my team, as well, because we came out and we knew it was going to be tough. We made some plays, they made some plays and at the end of the game, we made the plays that counted. One week earlier, in the first playoff game in Texans history, Houston (11-7) didnt commit a turnover in a 31-10 home rout of Cincinnati. Against Baltimore, the Texans couldnt hold onto the ball and quickly fell behind by two touchdowns. Arian Foster ran for 132 yards, the first player to rush for 100 yards in the playoffs against the Ravens. But rookie quarterback T.J. Yates threw three interceptions. Associated Press Houston Texans running back Arian Foster is stopped by Baltimore Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb, left, inside linebacker Ray Lewis, center and outside linebacker Jarret Johnson, right, during the second half Sunday in Baltimore. Ravens D seals showdown with Patriots See RAVENS / Page B3 Associated Press New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks runs to the end zone during a 66-yard touchdown reception Sunday in the first half a gainst the Green Bay Packers in Green Bay, Wis. Associated PressGREEN BAY, Wis. For Eli Manning and the New York Giants, Lambeau Field has become a familiar launching pad. After beating the Green Bay Packers at home for the second time in four years, they only hope this trip ends the same way at the Super Bowl. Manning threw three touchdown passes and the Giants shocked the Packers 37-20 in an NFC divisional playoff game Sunday. Manning threw for 330 yards, sending the Giants to San Francisco for the NFC championship game next Sunday night. The Packers might have been the reigning Super Bowl champs, but the Giants might be the hottest team in the NFL. I think were a dangerous team, Giants coach Tom Coughlin said. I like where we are and how were playing. The Giants stunned the Packers with a touchdown off a long heave from Manning to Hakeem Nicks just before halftime, then knocked them out with a late touchdown off a turnover. Lambeau Field fell silent as the Giants swarmed the field in celebration, with a handful of New York fans chanting, Lets go, Giants! See ALI / Page B3 See GIANTS / Page B2 New York devastates Green Bay 37-20, stamps ticket to San Francisco


B2 M ONDAY, J ANUARY16, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE S PORTS Hurricane girls storm to secondplace finish On Saturday evening, the Citrus girls weightlifting team earned second place at the Keystone Heights Invitational by scoring 48 points. River Ridge won the event by tallying 54 points. The Hurricanes had two first-place finishers: Lauryn Rashley totaled 275 pounds in the 110 weight class while Savannah Bingham took the 129 weight class with a total of 290 pounds. Swade Kelleher (199) had a total of 285 pounds to take second place for the Canes while Citrus Vickie Lapps (139 class, 300 total) and Sam Kanawall (169 class, 280 pounds) each came in third. The Hurricanes lift 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in a trimeetTuesday at South Sumter.Citrus wrestling wins Dunedin Duals The Citrus wrestling team went 5-0 on Saturday night to take the Dunedin Duals. Five Hurricane wrestlers also were a perfect 5-0: Chris Mosher (106 pound weight class, three pins), Jacob Nolen (132, four pins), Colton Jackson (152, five pins), Nick McLean (160, four pins) and Taylor Jackson (182, three pins). Colton Jackson was also named the outstanding wrestler of the tournament for the Citrus team. The Hurricanes defeated Tarpon Springs (64-16), Pinellas County Osceola (58-21), Pinellas Park (6618), Winter Haven (57-24) and Dunedin, a top-10 team in Class 2A, 48-27. For Citrus, Michael Allan (113), Austin Kelly (120), Zach Collins (220) and Derrick Bostick (Hwt.) each went 4-1 overall. This is the second tournament in a row the Hurricanes have claimed; Citrus went 5-0 the weekend before at the Deland Duals, including a 37-29 victory over Winter Springs, who is ranked seventh in Class 3A. The Hurricanes host the Ed Kilpatrick IBT this Saturday. The event is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. From staff reportsPrep BRIEFS Associated PressMELBOURNE, Australia Third-seeded Victoria Azarenka won 12 straight games to finish off Heather Watson 6-1, 6-0 in 67 minutes Monday in the opening match on center court at the Australian Open. Azarenka, one of six women who can finish atop the rankings depending on results at Melbourne Park, is coming off a win at the Sydney International last week. The Sydney champion has gone on to reach the Australian Open final six times since 1997, winning twice. Li Na won in Sydney last year but lost the Australian Open final to Kim Clijsters. Li and Clijsters were in action later Monday. Azarenka beat Li in the Sydney final Friday night and is starting to gain a following in Melbournes Chinese community. After beating Li Na, a lot of Chinese people started recognizing me, the 22year-old from Belarus said about her experience at a Chinese restaurant. Shell get more local attention in coming days, with a second-round match against Australian wild-card entry Casey Dellacqua, a 63, 6-2 winner over Serbias Bojana Jovanovski. After an unusually cool buildup to the tournament, players were confronted with a strong breeze and temperatures approaching 86 degrees Monday. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are on the same side of the draw for the first time since 2005. Third-seeded Federer, a four-time Australian Open winner, was set to play on Rod Laver Arena in a Mondaynight match against Russian qualifier Alexander Kudryavtsev. Second-ranked Nadal had the last match on Hisense Arena against Russian Alex Kuznetsov. After telling a pre-tournament news conference Sunday he had no intention of being the frontman for the players grievances because it has reflected badly on him in the past, Nadal was then critical of 16-time Grand Slam winner Federer in a Spanish-language interview. Responding to the suggestion that Federer disliked players complaining openly about problems on the tour because it tarnished the image of tennis, Nadal said he took another view. No, I totally disagree, he said in comments translated from Spanish. For him its good to say nothing. Everything positive. Its all well and good for me, I look like a gentleman, and the rest can burn themselves. Associated Press Victoria Azarenka of Belarus makes a backhand return to Britains Heather Watson on Monday during their first round match at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Azarenka breezes through center court opener The win came four years after the Giants beat a Brett Favre-led Packers team in the NFC title game. It wasnt nearly as frigid this time around, and the Packers vulnerable defense seemed to be waiting to get sliced up. Manning found six different receivers against a porous Packers defense. But Manning did the most damage with his throws to Nicks, who caught seven passes for 165 yards and two touchdowns. Nicks biggest play was a 66-yard touchdown catch in the first quarter. His score at the end of the half came on a 37-yard pass into the end zone with defenders all around. It was a big momentum play for them, but we were not deflated as a football team, Packers coach Mike McCarthy said. The Giants defense also was able to defuse the bigplay abilities of Aaron Rodgers and the Packers defense. Rodgers was 26 of 46 for 264 yards, with two touchdowns and an interception. He also was the Packers leading rusher with 66 yards on seven carries. Meanwhile, the Packers past problems with dropped balls by their talented group of wide receivers returned at the worst time imaginable. And while the Packers defense has been porous all season, giving up far too many yards and big plays, theyve typically made up for it by forcing turnovers. This time, the Packers were the ones giving the ball away. Green Bay lost three fumbles, including one on a rare giveaway by Rodgers. The Giants also sacked Rodgers four times. With the Packers trailing 20-10 at halftime but finally beginning to look like themselves on offense to start the second half, Osi Umenyiora swatted the ball away from Rodgers, and Deon Grant recovered the fumble at the Green Bay 37. But the mistake didnt cost the Packers points, and Green Bay cut the lead to seven points on a 35-yard field goal by Mason Crosby late in the third quarter. The Packers put together another drive early in the fourth quarter, but Michael Boley and Umenyiora combined to sack Rodgers on fourth-and-5 in Giants territory. After carving up the Packers in the first half, the Giants offense hit a lull in the second half. But they broke out of it to drive for a 35yard field goal by Lawrence Tynes to take a 23-13 lead with 7:48 left to play. Packers running back Ryan Grant then fumbled after catching a pass and the Giants recovered, taking the ball back deep into Green Bay territory. Manning then threw a 4yard touchdown pass to Mario Manningham and the Giants took a 30-13 lead. Rodgers rallied the Packers for a 16-yard touchdown pass to Donald Driver, cutting the lead to 30-20 with 4:46 left. The Packers then tried on onside kick, but the Giants Victor Cruz recovered. New Yorks Brandon Jacobs scored on a 14-yard run with 2:36 left to put the game away. GIANTS Continued from Page B1 Associated PressTAMPA Evgeni Malkin had three goals and two assists, James Neal added two goals, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-3 on Sunday. Malkin scored twice in a stretch of 1:49 midway through the third period to put Pittsburgh ahead 5-3 after the Penguins had blown a three-goal advantage earlier in the period. He completed the hat trick with an empty-net goal with 56 seconds to play. Richard Park had the other goal for the Penguins, who have won two straight following a six-game losing streak. Matt Gilroy, Ryan Malone and Teddy Purcell scored for the Lightning, who have lost seven straight and dropped into last place in the Eastern Conference. Capitals 2, Hurricanes 1WASHINGTON Dmitry Orlov broke a third-period tie with his first NHL goal, and the Washington Capitals moved into a tie for the Southeast Division lead with a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday. The rookie defenseman, playing in his 25th game, put in the rebound after a shot by Jason Chimera at 1:12 of the final period. The Capitals, struggling so mightily that they fired coach Bruce Boudreau in late November, have won three straight overall and seven in a row at home, moving them even with the Florida Panthers for the top spot in the division. Washington is 12-9-1 since Dale Hunter replaced Boudreau. Alexander Semin also scored for the Capitals, and Tomas Vokoun made 43 saves. Jussi Jokinen broke his 25game, goal-scoring drought for the Hurricanes. Canadiens 4, Rangers 1 MONTREAL Max Pacioretty had two goals and an assist, linemates David Desharnais and Erik Cole also had three points each, and the Montreal Canadiens ended a threegame skid with a 4-1 win over the New York Rangers on Sunday night. Pacioretty opened the scoring 2:39 in and restored Montreals one-goal lead at 2-1 with his 15th of the season 3:54 into the second. The Canadiens scored three times in the middle period. Desharnais had a goal and two assists, and Cole had three assists on a line that combined for nine points. Peter Budaj made 28 saves, and Mike Blunden also scored for Montreal (17-20-8), which is 12th in the Eastern Conference. The Canadiens, 18 points behind East-leading New York, have won six straight against the Rangers at home. John Mitchell scored in the first for the Rangers. Blackhawks 4, Sharks 3 CHICAGO Jonathan Toews and Viktor Stalberg each had a goal and an assist, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat San Jose 4-3 on Sunday night and ended the Sharks eightgame point streak. Dave Bolland and rookie Andrew Shaw also scored for Chicago, which has won three of four and is 3-0-2 in its last five. Shaws goal was his fourth in seven games since being recalled from the AHL. Joe Pavelski, Jamie McGinn and rookie Tommy Wingels scored for the Sharks, who lost in regulation for the first time since Dec. 26. San Jose had won six of seven, and was 6-02 in its previous eight. Chicagos Corey Crawford made 21 saves. Antti Niemi stopped 36 shots for the Sharks. Niemi, who backstopped the Blackhawks to the Stanley Cup title in 2010, has started all seven games between these teams since joining the Sharks last season. Associated Press Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin shoots past Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Mathieu Garon to score his second goal of the third period Sunday in Tampa, Fla. Malkin has 3 goals, 2 assists in Pens 6-3 win Associated PressAUBURN HILLS, Mich. David Lee scored 24 points and Monta Ellis added 22 to help the Golden State Warriors win on the road for the first time this season, 99-91 over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night. Golden State won at Detroit for the second time in its last 17 visits. Greg Monroe had 25 points and eight rebounds for the Pistons. The Warriors trailed 48-44 at halftime but went on an 8-0 run early in the third quarter and never trailed after that. They led by five early in the fourth before scoring 10 points in a row to make it 88-73. Ellis scored 17 points in the second half. Jazz 106, Nuggets 96 DENVER Paul Millsap had 26 points and 12 rebounds, Al Jefferson added 18 points and 12 rebounds and the Utah Jazz beat the Denver Nuggets 106-96 on Sunday night. Gordon Hayward scored 19 points and Devin Harris and Alec Burks added 10 each for the Jazz. The game was close throughout until Millsap got going early in the fourth quarter.He scored 16 points in the period and gave the Jazz control of a close game. After a 3-pointer by Gallinari cut the lead to 81-79, the Jazz went to Millsap down low. The forward responded by scoring Utahs next 14 to give the Jazz a 95-83 lead midway through the period. Warriors top Pistons; Milsap pushes Jazz over Nuggets Wagner rallies, wins Sony Open Associated PressHONOLULU Johnson Wagner worked so hard in the offseason that he told friends he was going to win early in the year, and he hardly wasted any time. Wagner played bogey-free over the last 12 holes, a winning recipe on a tough day at Waialae, and closed with a 3-under 67 to pull away from a half-dozen contenders and win the Sony Open on Sunday. Wagner was among six players who had a share of the lead at some point in the final round. He was the only guy to stay there, and wound up with a two-shot win over Carl Pettersson, Sean OHair, Harrison Frazar and Charles Howell III. Coming into the year, Wagner only had seven top 10s in 139 starts on tour, including two wins. He opened the year at Kapalua with a tie for ninth, and then rallied from a two-shot deficit to win the Sony Open. Frazar had the best chance. He had the outright lead briefly after a birdie at No. 10, then made pars the rest of the way for a 67. Pettersson overcame a double bogey on the second hole and finished with four birdies on the last six holes, also for a 67. OHair had a 30-foot eagle putt on the 18th that burned the edge. He had to settle for a 67, while Howell birdied his last hole for 69 to join the group tied for second. Jeff Maggert and Matt Every, tied for the lead going into the last day, both collapsed early. Every was 4 over through six holes and rallied for a 72. Maggert missed a slew of short putts and shot 74. Utah Jazz forward Enes Kanter loses possession of the ball while being pressured by Denver Nuggets Corey Brewer, left, and Chris Andersen, right, during the second quarter on Sunday in Denver. Associated Press


Hes stooped now and weighs much less. But his arms are those of a younger man, and his body still shows signs of the magnificent sculpting of days gone by. Every Sunday, his doctor in Phoenix makes a house call to make sure hes doing OK. The Parkinsons has affected him a lot, one of things he has is a lot of difficulty speaking, said Dr. Abraham Lieberman, director of the Muhammad Ali Parkinsons Center in Phoenix. But hes never downbeat about it. Hes a tremendous inspiration to everyone. In November, a few days after he traveled to Philadelphiato say goodbye to Frazier, Ali was rushed to a Phoenixarea hospital. His family later brushed it off as nothing more than dehydration. The fact he was quickly back resting at home didnt surprise those who really know him. Ali was always at his best when things were the worst, said Gene Kilroy, his former business manager and good friend. Its the kind of man he is. Ali, his daughter says, is in the late stages of Parkinsons now, a time when doctors say patients are particularly susceptible to things that can kill them. Pneumonia is the leading cause of death among Parkinsons patients. The increasing inability to swallow can be fatal, and falls are always a major concern. Hes had a very visible and courageous fight against this disease. He has not given up, said Dr. Blair Ford, a professor of clinical neurology at Columbia University, who specializes in Parkinsons research. How Ali got the disease will never be known, because not much is known about the cause of Parkinsons. What is known is that patients gradually lose brain cells that produce dopamine, a chemical key to the circuitry that controls muscle movement, and the treatmentis generally dopamine-boosting medication. Ali once calculated he took 29,000 punches to the head in a career that spanned more than two decades. Lieberman says he doesnt believe Ali got Parkinsons because of repeated blows to the head because he doesnt have classic Dementia Pugilista, which afflicted the late Jerry Quarry, whom Ali defeated twice. Ali is coherent and his thought process is still intact, though the Parkinsons forces him to communicate more with gestures instead of words. The festivities for his 70th birthday include a Feb. 18 bash at the MGM Grand arena in Las Vegas, where celebrities and former fighters like Foreman, Ken Norton, Leon Spinks and Roberto Duran will pay tribute to him. Manny Pacquiao may sing a song, and millions of dollars will be raised for brain research. People will come because hes Muhammad Ali. But theyll also be there because of the person he is the kind of person who never turned down an autograph. The kind of person who tried to help the less fortunate or the sick. The kind of person who never gets down because he wants to keep those around him up. I would ask him how he stays so positive, Ramsey said. He would say, Ive got the best known face on the planet. Im the three-time heavyweight champion of the world. Ive got no reason to be down. S COREBOARD C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL 4 p.m. (FSNFL) Under Armour Brandon Jennings Invitational: Patterson (Md.) vs. Price (La.). (Taped) COLLEGE BASKETBALL 3:30 p.m. (ESPN) Louisville at Marquette. 5:30 p.m. (ESPN) Texas A&M at Missouri. 6:30 p.m. (SUN) NCAAW: N.C. State at Wake Forest. 7 p.m. (ESPN2) NCAAW: North Carolina at Connecticut. 7:30 p.m. (ESPN) Pittsburgh at Syracuse. 8:30 p.m. (SUN) NCAAW: Virginia at Maryland. 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) Baylor at Kansas. NBA BASKETBALL 1 p.m. (ESPN) Chicago Bulls at Memphis Grizzlies. 1 p.m. (SUN) Orlando Magic at New York Knicks. 8 p.m. (TNT) Oklahoma City Thunder at Boston Celtics. 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Dallas Mavericks at Los Angeles Lakers. GOLF 9 p.m. (GOLF) ADT Skills Challenge, Day 1. From The Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla. (Taped) 12 a.m. (GOLF) ADT Skills Challenge, Day 1. From The Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla. (Taped) HOCKEY 7:30 p.m. (FSNFL) Boston Bruins at Florida Panthers. 7:30 p.m. (NBCSPT) Dallas Stars at St. Louis Blues. PREMIER LEAGUE SOCCER 12 p.m. (FSNFL) Chelsea vs. Sunderland. (Taped) TENNIS 9 p.m. (ESPN2) Australian Open, First Round. 3 a.m. (ESPN2) Australian Open, First Round. Note: Times and channels are subject to change at the discretion of the network. If you are unable to locate a game on the listed channel, please contact your cable provider. Prep CALENDAR TODAYS PREP SPORTS BOYS SOCCER 7:30 p.m. Lecanto at Central Florida LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Sunday in the Florida Lottery: CASH 3 (early) 9 8 2 CASH 3 (late) 6 6 1 PLAY 4 (early) 8 3 4 9 PLAY 4 (late) 4 3 5 4 FANTASY 5 2 8 12 13 30 Ravens 20, Texans 13Houston3100013 Baltimore1700320 First Quarter HouFG Rackers 40, 12:24. BalWilson 1 pass from Flacco (Cundiff kick), 9:51. BalFG Cundiff 48, 6:02. BalBoldin 10 pass from Flacco (Cundiff kick), 1:08. Second Quarter HouFG Rackers 33, 11:42. HouFoster 1 run (Rackers kick), 4:48. Fourth Quarter BalFG Cundiff 44, 2:52. A,547. HouBal First downs1611 Total Net Yards315227 Rushes-yards28-13131-87 Passing184140 Punt Returns6-40-0 Kickoff Returns4-1331-25 Interceptions Ret.0-03-1 Comp-Att-Int17-35-314-27-0 Sacked-Yards Lost0-05-36 Punts5-40.09-49.3 Fumbles-Lost3-13-0 Penalties-Yards3-200-0 Time of Possession28:4031:20 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGHouston, Foster 27-132, Yates 1-(minus 1). Baltimore, Rice 21-60, R.Williams 6-27, Leach 2-1, Flacco 2-(minus 1). PASSINGHouston, Yates 17-35-3-184. Baltimore, Flacco 14-27-0-176. RECEIVINGHouston, A.Johnson 8-111, Foster 5-22, Daniels 2-26, Walter 2-25. Baltimore, Boldin 4-73, Rice 4-20, Pitta 2-29, Evans 1-30, Dickson 1-14, T.Smith 1-9, Wilson 1-1. MISSED FIELD GOALSHouston, Rackers 50 (SH). Giants 37, Packers 20 N.Y. Giants101001737 Green Bay373720 First Quarter NYGFG Tynes 31, 8:33. GBFG Crosby 47, 5:33. NYGNicks 66 pass from Manning (Tynes kick), 3:47. Second Quarter GBKuhn 8 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick), 14:54. NYGFG Tynes 23, 1:51. NYGNicks 37 pass from Manning (Tynes kick), :00. Third Quarter GBFG Crosby 35, 3:50. Fourth Quarter NYGFG Tynes 35, 7:48. NYGManningham 4 pass from Manning (Tynes kick), 6:48. GBDriver 16 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick), 4:46. NYGJacobs 14 run (Tynes kick), 2:36. A,080. NYGGB First downs1925 Total Net Yards420388 Rushes-yards27-9523-147 Passing325241 Punt Returns0-01-16 Kickoff Returns1-44-94 Interceptions Ret.1-01-12 Comp-Att-Int21-33-126-46-1 Sacked-Yards Lost1-54-23 Punts2-48.02-39.5 Fumbles-Lost0-03-3 Penalties-Yards3-303-20 Time of Possession29:3530:25 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGN.Y. Giants, Bradshaw 12-63, Jacobs 9-22, Manning 4-10, Ware 2-0. Green Bay, Rodgers 7-66, Starks 6-43, Grant 8-33, Saine 1-3, Kuhn 1-2. PASSINGN.Y. Giants, Manning 21-33-1330. Green Bay, Rodgers 26-46-1-264. RECEIVINGN.Y. Giants, Nicks 7-165, Cruz 5-74, Manningham 3-31, Bradshaw 3-21, Beckum 2-22, Ballard 1-17. Green Bay, G.Jennings 4-40, Finley 4-37, Starks 4-24, Driver 345, Nelson 3-39, Cobb 3-38, Grant 3-17, J.Jones 1-16, Kuhn 1-8. MISSED FIELD GOALSN.Y. Giants, Tynes 40 (BK). Patriots 45, Broncos 10Denver073010 New England14217345 First Quarter NEWelker 7 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 13:09. NEGronkowski 10 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 6:42. Second Quarter DenMcGahee 5 run (Prater kick), 14:54. NEGronkowski 12 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 7:42. NEBranch 61 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 1:57. NEGronkowski 19 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), :05. Third Quarter NEHernandez 17 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 11:46. DenFG Prater 41, 2:14. Fourth Quarter NEFG Gostkowski 20, 12:39. A,756. DenNE First downs1531 Total Net Yards252509 Rushes-yards40-14430-146 Passing108363 Punt Returns0-02-28 Kickoff Returns4-681-28 Interceptions Ret.1-170-0 Comp-Att-Int9-26-026-34-1 Sacked-Yards Lost5-280-0 Punts7-38.93-42.0 Fumbles-Lost2-11-1 Penalties-Yards5-552-20 Time of Possession33:2326:37 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGDenver, McGahee 17-76, Ball 13-44, Tebow 5-13, Johnson 4-10, Royal 1-1. New England, Hernandez 5-61, Green-Ellis 1328, Woodhead 4-25, Ridley 4-21, Brady 3-8, Polite 1-3. PASSINGDenver, Tebow 9-26-0-136. New England, Brady 26-34-1-363. RECEIVINGDenver, D.Thomas 6-93, Royal 2-25, Willis 1-18. New England, Gronkowski 10-145, Welker 6-55, Hernandez 455, Branch 3-85, Edelman 1-11, Green-Ellis 18, Ridley 1-4. NHL standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA N.Y. Rangers43281146012290 Philadelphia432613456144128 New Jersey442517252121125 Pittsburgh442317450134116 N.Y. Islanders421620638102131 Northeast Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Boston41281215715081 Ottawa462515656146146 Toronto442217549137137 Buffalo441920543112129 Montreal451720842116123 Southeast Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Washington432417250125124 Florida432114850110120 Winnipeg442019545113128 Carolina471624739123154 Tampa Bay441723438121156 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Chicago462713660150133 St. Louis44261265811594 Detroit442815157141103 Nashville442515454122119 Columbus441227529106147 Northwest Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Vancouver452814359147110 Minnesota452216751105113 Colorado462420250119128 Calgary462120547111131 Edmonton441723438114127 Pacific Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA San Jose42251255512399 Los Angeles462215953102103 Dallas432418149120125 Phoenix452018747114118 Anaheim431422735109136 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Sundays Games Pittsburgh 6, Tampa Bay 3 Washington 2, Carolina 1 Montreal 4, N.Y. Rangers 1 Chicago 4, San Jose 3 Edmonton 2, Los Angeles 1, OT Anaheim at Vancouver, late. NBA standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division WLPctGB Philadelphia93.750 New York66.5003 Boston47.3644 Toronto49.3085 New Jersey310.2316 Southeast Division WLPctGB Orlando83.727 Atlanta94.692 Miami84.667 Charlotte310.2316 Washington111.0837 Central Division WLPctGB Chicago122.857 Indiana93.7502 Cleveland56.4555 Milwaukee47.3646 Detroit310.2318 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio94.692 Dallas85.615 Memphis56.4552 Houston57.4173 New Orleans39.2505 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City112.846 Utah84.6672 Denver85.6153 Portland75.5833 Minnesota48.3336 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers63.667 L.A. Lakers95.643 Phoenix48.3334 Golden State48.3334 Sacramento49.3084 Sundays Games Golden State 99, Detroit 91 Utah 106, Denver 96 San Antonio 102, Phoenix 91. M ONDAY, J ANUARY16, 2012 B3 744 SE US Hwy. 19, Crystal River, FL 34429 353-794-3888 17 Hi-Def TVs Full Liquor Bar 20 Beers on Tap 40 Bottled Beers 0 0 0 A 3 Q 4 All Sports, All Packages All The Time! Lollygaggers Great Food at a Great Place! Theres No Place Like This Place Anywhere Near This Place So... THIS MUST BE THE PLACE! 1050 SE Hwy. 19 Crystal River (352) 795-2333 Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm Sat 8:00am-3:00pm 000ABQS 15 Minutes Oil Change $3 00 OFF Most vehicle. Not valid with any other offer. Expires 2/14/12 Propane Fil $2 00 OFF 20 lb. tank minimum Most vehicle. Not valid with any other offer. Expires 2/14/12 ALI Continued from Page B1 Down 17-13 at halftime, Houston twice held the Ravens without a first down in the third quarter before driving to the Baltimore 32. From there, Neil Rackers 50-yard field goal try hit the crossbar and dropped into the end zone. Baltimore then launched a drive in which seldomused Lee Evans made a sensational one-handed catch for a 30-yard gain on thirdand-5 from the Houston 39. On fourth-and-goal inside the 1, Ray Rice was stuffed by linebacker Tim Dobbins for no gain. The Texans couldnt move the ball, and the Ravens took the ensuing punt at the Houston 49. But three plays netted only 4 yards, and Sam Koch punted for the seventh time. Minutes later, the Ravens went three and out for the fourth time in five secondhalf possessions. Fortunately for Baltimore, the defense compensated for the teams inability to add to its early lead. Webbs second interception came with 7 1/2 minutes left and the Ravens clinging to 17-13 advantage. Baltimore moved 45 yards to get a field goal by Billy Cundiff with 2:52 left. Reed ended the Texans subsequent drive with his eighth career playoff interception inside the 5-yard line. RAVENSContinued from Page B1 Associated PressCLEMSON, S.C. Andre Dawkins scored 24 points and made five 3pointers to help No. 8 Duke beat Clemson 73-66 Sunday night. The Blue Devils (15-2, 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) overcame a sluggish start to pull away from the Tigers (9-8, 1-2) even though scoring leader Austin Rivers finished with 4 points, more than 10 fewer than his average. Duke had to overcome a late rally by Clemson, which cut a 13-point lead to 68-64 in the final minute on two 3pointers by Andre Young. But Dawkins made three foul shots down the stretch as the Blue Devils beat Clemson for the 26th time in the last 28 meetings. Milton Jennings had 16 points for the Tigers and Devin Booker added 12 points and 13 rebounds. No. 5 Ohio State 80, No. 7 Indiana 63 COLUMBUS, Ohio Lenzelle Smith Jr. more than doubled his career high with 28 on Sunday to lead No. 5 Ohio State to a surprisingly easy 8063 victory over seventh-ranked Indiana. Jared Sullinger added 16 points, William Buford scored 12 and Deshaun Thomas had 11 for the Buckeyes (16-3, 4-2 Big Ten), who were coming off a loss at Illinois on Tuesday night. Several players questioned their teammates commitment and effort after that game. There was no doubt about either on Sunday as Ohio State took command early and was never threatened. Cody Zeller had 16 points, Christian Watford 13 and Jordan Hulls 11 for the Hoosiers (15-3, 3-3), who had lost at home to unranked Minnesota on Wednesday night.No. 11 Georgetown 69, St. Johns 49 NEW YORK Hollis Thompsonscored all of his 20 points in the second half and No. 11 Georgetown snapped a twogame losing streak with a 69-49 victory over St. Johns on Sunday at Madison Square Garden. Thompson, the Big Easts leading 3-point shooter at 52.4 percent, missed four from long range in the first half but he only was off on one of his five attempts in the second, including one that broke an 8-0 run that had brought the Red Storm within 48-45 with 6:36 to play. Jason Clark had 15 points and freshman Otto Porter added 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Hoyas (14-3, 4-2 Big East), who had lost to West Virginia and Cincinnati after an 11-game winning streak. Freshman Moe Harkless had 21 points and 10 rebounds for St. Johns (8-9, 2-4), but fouled out with 5:15 to play. Blue Devils roll past Clemson Associated PressAUSTIN, Texas Brittney Griner turned in another dominant performance, tying her season high with 32 points to go with 13 rebounds as No. 1 Baylor stayed unbeaten Sunday with an easy 77-59 win over Texas. Griner made 12 of her first 14 shots and Baylor (170, 4-0 Big 12) led by 20 by halftime. Baylor used an early 19-0 run to blow the game open. Destiny Williams added 21 points for the Lady Bears, who have allowed only two teams, Tennessee and Connecticut, to play them within 10 points this season. Chassidy Fussell scored 20 points to lead Texas (11-5, 1-3) which stayed in the bottom third of the conference with the loss. No. 6 Tennessee 87, No. 25 Vanderbilt 64KNOXVILLE, Tenn. Shekinna Stricklen scored 20 points before injuring her right knee late in Tennessees win over Vanderbilt. Stricklen, a preseason AllAmerica who leads Tennessee with 15.3 points, hit the floor clutching her knee and screaming after going for a rebound with 3 minutes left and the Lady Vols comfortably ahead. Stricklen was carried to the locker room by team trainers, it appeared to be just a strain, but she will be re-evaluated Monday. The Lady Volunteers (13-4, 4-1 Southeastern Conference) held a 45-43 lead when she hit a layup with 15:17 to go, launching a 16-2 run that put the game out of reach for the Commodores. Isabelle Harrison stole the ball from Vandys Christina Foggie, and Ariel Massengale hit a layup on the break to make it 61-45 with 10:26 to play. Glory Johnson added 16 points and 13 rebounds for the Lady Vols. Foggie tied her career high of 27 points to lead Vanderbilt (143, 2-2). No. 9 Kentucky 66, No. 24 South Carolina 58COLUMBIA, S.C. Kelya Snowden scored 15 points to lead Kentucky to a win over South Carolina. The Wildcats (16-2, 5-0 Southeastern) came in as the SECs leading offense, but were held to 15 below their average by the leagues best defense. Still, the 66 points were the most the Gamecocks have given up all season. Kentucky showed it can play defense too, forcing 28 turnovers and holding South Carolina (14-4, 3-2) to just three fields goals over 10 minutes after the Gamecocks took a 4536 lead with 11 minutes to go in the game. The Wildcats 5-0 SEC start is their best ever and they are now alone atop the SEC. Ieasia Walker led South Carolina with 14 points. Penn State 93, No. 15 Nebraska 73 LINCOLN, Neb. Maggie Lucas scored 24 points to lead five Nittany Lions in double figures as Penn State overwhelmed Nebraska in the second half. Penn State (13-4, 3-2 Big Ten) trailed by six at half, but came out strong, holding Nebraska (15-2, 4-1) to just two field goals in the first eight minutes after break. The Nittany Lions outscored the Huskers 26-9 in that stretch, taking their first lead of the game at 48-46 on Zhaque Grays jumper with 18:08 left and going up 64-53 on Maggie Lucass pull-up 3-pointer with 15:19 left. Emily Cady had 17 points to lead Nebraska. Griner shines as Bears dominate Longhorns 77-59


Associated PressThe black-and-white silent film The Artist came away with the most prizes with three wins at the Golden Globes, but the show spread the love around among a broad range of films and TV shows. Wins for The Artist included best musical or comedy and best actor in a musical or comedy for Jean Dujardin, while the family drama The Descendants claimed two awards, as best drama and dramatic actor for George Clooney. Other acting winners were Meryl Streep, Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, and Octavia Spencer, while Martin Scorsese earned the directing honor. Streep won for dramatic actress as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady, her eight win at the Globes. Williams won for actress in a musical or comedy as Marilyn Monroe in My Week with Marilyn, 52 years after Monroes win for the same prize at the Globes. Dujardin won for musical or comedy actor for the silent film The Artist. The supporting-acting Globes went to Plummer as an elderly widower who comes out as gay in the father-son drama Beginners and Spencer as a brassy housekeeper joining other black maids to share stories about life with their white employers in the 1960s Deep South tale The Help. With regard to domestics in this country, now and then, I think Dr. King said it best: All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance. And I thank you for recognizing that with our film, Spencer said. Scorsese won for the Paris adventure Hugo. It was the third directing Globe in the last 10 years for Scorsese, who previously won for Gangs of New York and The Departed and received the shows Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement two years ago. He won over a field of contenders that included Michel Hazanavicius, who had been considered by many in Hollywood as a favorite for his blackand-white silent film The Artist. Williams offered thanks for giving her the same award Monroe once won and joked that her young daughter put up with bedtime stories for six months spoken in Monroes voice. I consider myself a mother first and an actress second, so the person I most want to thank is my daughter, my little girl, whose bravery and exuberance is the example I take with me in my work and my life, Williams said. Dujardin became the first star in a silent film to earn a major Hollywood prize since the early days of film. He won as a silent-era star whose career unravels amid the rise of talking pictures in the late 1920s. Its a breakout role in Hollywood for Dujardin, a star back home in France but little known to U.S. audiences previously. His French credits include The Artist creator Michel Hazanavicius spy spoofs OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies and OSS 117: Lost in Rio. The Artist, which led the Globes with six nominations, also won the musical-score prize for composer Ludovic Bource but lost out on three other awards, including the screenplay prize for Michel Hazanavicius. Woody Allen won the screenplay honor for his romantic fantasy Midnight in Paris, the filmmakers biggest hit in decades. Never a fan of movie awards, Allen was a noshow at the Globes, where he previously won the screenplay honor for 1985s The Purple Rose of Cairo. The wins boost Williams, Spencer and Plummers prospects for slots at next months Academy Awards, whose nominations come out Jan. 24. The Oscars are an honor for which Monroe herself never was nominated, though she was a twotime nominee at the Globes and won for best actress in a musical or comedy for 1959s Some Like It Hot. In My Week with Marilyn, Williams plays Monroe as an insecure performer struggling to establish herself as a genuine actress rather than a movie star sexpot just a couple of years before Some Like It Hot. The film chronicles Monroes contentious time shooting the 1957 romance The Prince and the Showgirl alongside exasperated director and co-star Laurence Olivier. Like Monroe, Oscar consideration has been elusive for the 82year-old Plummer, who has been nominated for Hollywoods top honor only once in his 60year career two years ago, for the Leo Tolstoy drama The Last Station. I must praise my distinguished competitors, who whom I have the greatest admiration and to whom I apologize most profusely, said Plummer, who added warm regards to Beginners star and Scottish actor Ewan McGregor. I want to salute my partner, Ewan, that wily Scot, Ewan My Hearts in the Highlands McGregor, that scene-stealing swine from the outer Hebrides. Plummer is regarded as one of the finest Shakespearean stage actors of the last half century. His film roles range from Austrian widower Captain von Trapp in The Sound of Music and Tolstoy in The Last Station to newsman Mike Wallace in The Insider and a treacherous Klingon general in Star Trek: The Undiscovered Country. He also costarred in the current thriller The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. The prize for best animated film went to Steven Spielbergs action tale The Adventures of Tintin, a Paramount-Sony co-production that dealt the first Globes loss to Disney unit Pixar Animation. Pixar films such as Ratatouille, WALL-E and Toy Story 3 had won all five previous times since the Globes added the category. Spielberg thanked his producing partner on the film, The Lord of the Rings creator Peter Jackson, along with both studios behind the film, based on what the director pointed out was a series of picture books by Belgian writer Herge that started 80 years ago. I would like to thank two studios that really proved the adage that Peter and I could make the telephone book if we wanted to, said Spielberg, whose World War I epic War Horse is nominated for best drama. The Iranian drama A Separation was chosen as best foreignlanguage film. Writer-director Asghar Farhadi uses a divorcing couples domestic troubles with a young child and an aging parent as the means to examine gender, religious and class distinctions in contemporary Iran. Ricky Gervais, who has ruffled feathers at past shows with sharp wisecracks aimed at Hollywoods elite and the Globes show itself, returned as host for the third-straight year. He started with some slams at the Globes as Hollywoods secondbiggest film ceremony, after the Oscars. Gervais joked that the Globes are just like the Oscars, but without all that esteem. Madonna, Julie Frost and Jimmy Harry won the Globe for best song for Masterpiece from the King Edward-Wallis Simpson drama W.E., which Madonna also directed. Among television winners were Kate Winslet as best actress in a miniseries or movie in Mildred Pierce, Idris Elba as best actor in a miniseries or movie in Luther, Laura Dern as comedy or musical actress in Enlightened, Kelsey Grammer as dramatic actor in Boss, Homeland for drama series and Downton Abbey for miniseries or movie. With the Oscars choosing up to 10 best-picture contenders, The Artist could have some other comic company there. Globe musical or comedy nominees Midnight in Paris and Bridesmaids also have solid Oscar nomination prospects. FX networks big risk with Sheen PASADENA, Calif. The head of the FX network said Sunday he still hasnt seen a script for Charlie Sheens new sitcom Anger Management, which is due to premiere in June. Thats a little late, conceded John Landgraf FX president and general manager. It illustrates the grand gamble made by the cable network, one with a potentially big payoff. FX usually produces its own series, and Landgraf said hes never ordered one without seeing a pilot episode, much less a script. Anger Management, loosely based on the 2003 movie about a troubled therapist who disrupts his patients lives, is produced by Debmar-Mercury, a subsidiary of the Lionsgate production company. Landgraf said he has faith in Bruce Helford former producer of The Drew Carey Show and the creative force behind the new series. Colbert talks about campaign WASHINGTON Comedian Stephen Colbert says that just because his name wont appear on Saturdays ballot in South Carolinas Republican primary doesnt mean he couldnt become president, or even pope, someday. In an oftentimes awkward, meandering interview on Sunday, Colbert told ABCs This Week that he established a presidential exploratory committee last week that consists of someone who is good with explosives, a mountain climber and a brain in a jar. He likened himself to a one-man Louis and Clark expedition looking for his Sacagawea Muhammad Ali gets birthday bash LOUISVILLE, Ky. At 70, Muhammad Ali is still the greatest to friends and admirers worldwide. The boxing champ basked in chants of Ali! Ali! as hundreds of supporters cheered him on Saturday night with a hearty rendering of Happy Birthday during his 70th birthday celebration in his Kentucky hometown. Never mind that Ali actually turns 70 years old on Tuesday: the private party in his hometown is the first of five planned in the next few months. Former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis said his boyhood idol is still the greatest. Stephen Colbert Charlie Sheen Spotlight on PEOPLE E NTERTAINMENT Page B4 MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2012 Laid-back awards show C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Your Birthday: The very goals you considered to be special are likely to be relegated to the rear ranks in the year ahead, replaced by some new targets that youll deem both potentially profitable and more exciting. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Unless you are extremely mindful of your behavior at a social gathering, a sensitive friend might misread what you say or how you act and end up with hurt feelings. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Being impulsive or too restless could be the precursor of unsound reasoning. It could cause you to make some unwise changes in situations that are running smoothly. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) If you want to make a good impression on others, the last thing you should do is boast about or embellish your achievements. Nothing turns others off faster than a braggart. Aries (March 21-April 19) Dont count your chickens before theyre hatched, because financial trends might not be what you think they are. Believing you can get the funds isnt the same as having them in your hot little hands. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Usually youre bright enough not to succumb to flattery, but someone who is a master at compliments is likely to get you to lower your guard. Watch out when they try to take advantage. Gemini (May 21-June 20) Theres only a ghost of a chance that youll be able to achieve what you set out to do, mostly because youll be too busy handling things for others. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Just because someone is intriguing is no reason to get too deeply involved too quickly. He or she might have lots of charm but little substance. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Bank only on yourself and not on Lady Luck to help you achieve a complicated objective. Chances are, when you need her the most shell be cavorting elsewhere. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) To assuage your ego, you might pretend to be knowledgeable about something and suffer extreme embarrassment when asked to school others on that particular subject. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) It behooves you to avoid involvements with those who are careless and/or extravagant with their finances. You might have to cough up their share when they cant pay. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) In order to avoid a future misunderstanding, you should make sure all agreements are negotiated with extreme care. All participants must know the ground rules and be willing to follow them. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Its not a good idea to pretend to have taken care of something when you clearly havent, thinking you wont get caught. You can bet your bottom dollar you will. Todays HOROSCOPE From wire reports Florida LOTTERIES Today in HISTORY SATURDAY, JAN. 14 Powerball: 10 30 36 38 41 Powerball: 1 5-of-5 PBNo winner 5-of-55 winners$200,000 1 Florida winner Lotto: 9 12 17 29 35 50 6-of-6No winner 5-of-634$6,136.50 4-of-62,168$71.50 3-of-646,368$5 Fantasy 5: 6 11 21 31 34 5-of-53 winners$93,204.29 4-of-5452$99 3-of-513,259 $9.50 FRIDAY, JAN. 13 Mega Money: 6 14 20 32 Mega Ball: 12 4-of-4 MBNo winner 4-of-49$806.00 3-of-4 MB49$324.50 3-of-4914$51.50 2-of-4 MB1,264$26 1-of-4 MB11,797$2.50 2-of-427,389 $2 Today is Monday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2012. There are 350 days left in the year. This is the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Todays Highlight: On Jan. 16, 1912, a day before reaching the South Pole, British explorer Robert Scott and his expedition were bitterly disappointed to find evidence in the form of a rock cairn and dog sled tracks showing that Roald Amundsen of Norway and his team had gotten there ahead of them. (Scott and his party perished during the return trip.) On this date: In 1547, Ivan IV of Russia (popularly known as Ivan the Terrible) was crowned czar. In 1920, Prohibition began in the United States as the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution took effect, one year to the day after its ratification. (It was later repealed by the 21st Amendment.) In 1944, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower took command of the Allied Expeditionary Forces in London. In 1991, the White House announced the start of Operation Desert Storm to drive Iraqi forces out of Kuwait. Ten years ago: Richard Reid was indicted in Boston on federal charges alleging hed tried to blow up a U.S.bound jetliner with explosives hidden in his shoes. (Reid later pleaded guilty and was sentenced to life in prison.) Five years ago: Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., launched his successful bid for the White House. One year ago: Former Haitian strongman JeanClaude Baby Doc Duvalier, whod been living in exile in France, made a surprise return to Haiti as the country wrestled with a political crisis, cholera outbreak and stalled reconstruction from a devastating earthquake. Todays Birthdays: Author William Kennedy is 84. Author-editor Norman Podhoretz is 82. Hall of Fame auto racer A.J. Foyt is 77. Country singer Ronnie Milsap is 69. Country singer Jim Stafford is 68. Talk show host Dr. Laura Schlessinger is 65. Movie director John Carpenter is 64. Actress-dancerchoreographer Debbie Allen is 62. Singer Sade is 53. Thought for Today: I have noticed that the people who are late are often so much jollier than the people who have to wait for them. E.V. Lucas, English writer and publisher (1868-1938). 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. SO YOU KNOW Last nights winning numbers, Page B3 Associated Press Uggie the dog, a Jack Russell Terrier who appears in the film The Artist, arrives at the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday in Los Angeles. I would like to thank two studios that really proved the adage that Peter and I could make the telephone book if we wanted to. Steven Spielberg commenting on the award he received for best animated film for his film The Adventures of Tintin, which was based on an 80-year-old Belgian comic book.


E NTERTAINMENTC ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE M ONDAY, J ANUARY16, 2012 B5 P HILLIP A LDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn. There is a disparity in a bridge library between the number of books about no-trump contracts (I have three) and trump contracts (more than 100). Why is there such a sizable difference? Because no-trump contracts are effectively all the same, but when there is a trump suit, the possibilities are numerous. This deal highlights the no-trump modus operandi. After West leads a low heart to Easts jack and Souths king, what should declarer do? In the bidding, note Norths raise to three notrump. With six winners, he should go for the ninetrick game, not think about anything else. In particular, North must not pass. With a long minor opposite a known fit, do not play in two no-trump. Either bid three no-trump or, if you think that has no chance, sign off in three of your long suit. South starts with seven top tricks: one heart (given the lead) and six clubs. He needs to establish two more, and those are readily available in diamonds. At trick two, declarer should lead the diamond king from his hand. And if he wins the trick, he should then lead the heart queen. He establishes the winners that he needs before cashing his top tricks. If you are curious, lay out the deal and try running the clubs immediately. Its effect on the South hand is not pretty. \(MTV\ 97 66 97 39Teen Mom 2 PGTeen Mom 2 PGJersey Shore Jersey Shore Caged (N) (In Stereo)Caged (In Stereo) \(NGC\109 65 109 44 53Inside the Green Berets L,V The Last Days of Osama bin Laden On Board Marine One PG Alaska State Troopers Alaska Wing Men Sky Fishing PG On Board Marine One PG \(NICK\ 28 36 28 35 25iCarly GiCarly GFamilyVictoriousSponge.Sponge.ssGeorgeGeorgeFriendsFriends \(OXY\ 44 123 The Bad Girls Club b The Bad Girls Club b The Bad Girls Club b Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too\224\224\224\001 Friday (1995) Ice Cube. 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When I started, the kids coming into our center were from low-income minority and immigrant families. These were kids who would be home alone all afternoon if they didnt come to us. A few weeks ago, the demographic shifted. A large number of kids from stable, affluent families began arriving at the center. The parents of these children own property in an area that is quickly gentrifying. This nonprofit is meant for kids whose families really need it. I feel as if Im providing free babysitting and tutoring for kids whose parents could afford to pay for such services. What do you think? New Yorker Dear N.Y.: You should discuss this with the administrators of the program. Perhaps there could be an income-based tuition or in-kind contribution so that families that can afford it would help support the center. Either way, consider that these higherincome kids are getting valuable lessons in diversity, and some of them might also be home alone if the center didnt exist. As long as the original students are not losing their places in the program to higher-income children, you are performing a useful and appreciated service to the community. Dear Annie: There have been so many letters in your column about women not wanting sex. How about hearing the other side? I am a 57-year-old man, married for 25 years. Overall, its a good marriage, except I am not interested in sex with my wife. She has gained 100 pounds. I lost weight myself and had to fight her every step of the way. Seven years ago, I bought her an expensive exercise machine that she said she wanted, even though she never uses it. She gets offended when I encourage dieting or exercise. She has had some major health issues, and when she decided she only wanted to work part time, it forced me to work overtime. I stood by her through all this. I am now semi-retired, and money is an issue. A couple of months ago, she began pressuring me, asking whats wrong that I dont want sex. When I finally told her it is her weight, she didnt speak to me for two days. She thinks we need counseling, but I am concerned that she would hear only what she wanted to hear. I have had opportunities to cheat but asked myself each time whether the available woman was worth losing half my house and half my pension. So far, the answer has been no. But I dont know for how long Kansas Dear Kansas: We think there is also some resentment behind your reluctance to be intimate with your wife. We understand that you dont believe counseling would help, but please try nonetheless. It could bring insight, as well as suggestions to improve the situation, and that surely has to be better than what you have now. Dear Annie: You printed a letter from Noisy Dog Next Door, whose neighbors dog barked for hours on end. Our neighbors have four dogs that also bark nonstop. We mentioned it to them several times. They apologized, but nothing changed. We hesitated to call the neighborhood association, because everyone would know we were the ones complaining. We finally stumbled on a solution last summer. We set up a tower fan to help lower the cost of cooling our home and discovered it also drowns out the sound of the barking. We now run the fan 12 months a year Memphis, Tenn. Dear Memphis: Were not sure that would work as well in Minnesota as it does in Tennessee, but thanks for the idea. Annies Snippet, credit Martin Luther King Jr.: Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.Annies Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please email your questions to anniesmailbox@comcast.net, or write to: Annies Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd St., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.www.creators.com. 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Pecan wood, Lots of storage, Exc. condition, $1350 352-697-2290 Queen headboard (hutch sale) and triple dresser with mirror $100 352-601-4221 SOFA & Love Seat w/pillows, beige, very good cond $300.(352)344-1608 SOFA, LOVE SEAT, CHAIR, OTTOMAN Thomasville, Florida Style,Very Nice $350 Riverhaven,Homosassa 352-503-6404 Garden/Lawn Supplies 2 Lazer Z. .H.P. comm. mowers, 52 deck, 23 Kaw. garage kept. needs little work $1500. obo 628-7734 CHICKEN MANURE/FERTILIZER The time is NOW!! 20 lb bag $4.00 352-563-1519 FARM SOLD Clearing plants & statuary, 1000s of plants, OPEN Sat/ Sun or call for appt.(352) 465-0649 5019 W Stargazer,Citrus Co. Dunnellon Plants Bonsai Essentials Plants, Pots, Books, Tools, Instruction.352-212-6949 Clothing DANCE COSTUMES Many different dance costumes. Varying sizes. Would like to sell whole batch. $80 352-476-9563 Two ladies Leather 7/8 & 9/10 $35 Ea. Leather Jacket $20. All good cond. (352) 637-4645 Communication Equipment HTC Droid Eris Excellent condition!!! 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Shorewood Drive, Hernando Prev:9AM Auction 10AM River Lakes with detached garage, util. bldg., boat dock, patios & 3 giant citrus trees Contents of home & wood shop FRI. JAN. 20 REAL ESTATE AUCTION 630 W Wild Pine Circle Beverly Hills Prev:1PM Auction 2PM Parkside Village Villa Adult Community, 2/2 villa w/garage, vaulted ceilings, freshly painted DudleysAuction.com 4000 S. Fla. Ave. (US 41-S) Inverness (352) 637-9588 AB1667 Maine-ly RE 381384 10% BP Tools Forktrucks, floor mod milling mach, welder, planer, compressor, rad saw, key mach. (352) 563-1033 King Size Bed with oak headboard,w/ phone & Light connection, lg. drawers and storage in bottom of bed, good cond. $400 795-7513 TILE SAW large with stand. great cond. 200.00 352 302 7451 TVs/Stereos Panasonic Plasma TV 58 like new, must see $700 obo (352) 382-3449 TV BLOWOUT SALE small TVs $5.00, large TVs $10.00 1729 W Gulf To Lake Lecanto 20565 W Penn Ave Dunnellon The Path Store While supplies last! 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TechPart-time position open for a physical therapy clinic. Experience preferred. Please fax resumes to (352) 726-7582. P/T Chiropractic Assistant .For Busy office, expd preferred. Fax resume to : 352-726-3885 Receptionist & Dental/Surgical Assistant For High Quality Oral Surgery Office. Experience preferred, excel. pay & benefits. Email Resume To: maryamoli@ yahoo.com RN Unit Managerwith excellet clinical, supervisory, interpersonal and communication skills. RN, LPN, and CNA positions available for all shifts. Apply in person at: Health Center at Brentwood, 2333 N. Brentwood Circle, Lecanto, FL 34461 M-F 9am to 4pm. You may fax resumes to Kim Whitehead,DON at 352-746-0866. Sales Help CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING SALES The Citrus County Chronicle is seeking an energetic individual to consult businesses on the use of classified advertising. If you have the desire to work in a fast paced, fun, environment please apply today. 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Press/wash/paint Ins/Lic #6023352-860-0085 Handyman Dave Pressure Clean, Paint & Repairs, odd jobs & hauling (352) 726-9570 Pic PICARDS Pressure Cleaning & Painting 352-341-3300 Remodeling Remodeling, kitchens baths, ceramic tile & tops. Decks, Garages Handyman Services 40 Yrs Exp. crc058140 344-3536; 563-9768 Services Attention Consumers! Please make sure you are using a licensed and insured service professional. Many service advertisers are required by state law to include their state license number in all advertisements. If you dont see a license number in the ad, you should inquire about it and be suspicious that you may be contacting an unlicensed business. The Citrus County Chronicle wants to ensure that our ads meet the requirements of the law. Beware of any service advertiser that can not provide proof that they are licensed to do business. For questions about business licensing, please call your city or county government offices. 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WE BUY BOATS 711 NE 6th Av Cry Riv 352-795-5455 PHILS MOBILE MARINE Repairs & Consigment 30 yrs Cert. Best Prices & Guar 352-220-9435 Care For the Elderly Loving Adult Care Home (SL 6906450) Alzheimer/Dementia No problem Nursing homes do not need to be your only alternative 352-503-7052 0009XRR Rent: Houses Unfurnished Homosassa Springs 3/1 No pets,Clean $800 mo. (305)619-0282, Cell INVERNESS 3/2/2, Avail. Feb.Near Sch. & Hosp. $800. Mo. F/L/S (352) 527-9268 INVERNESS 3/2/2, Highlands Starting @ $730. 352-601-2615 Inverness Hghlands 2/2/1 scrn. lrg. Pool fncd yrd, tiled flrs. Pets Okay 1st, last sec. $800 mo. (352) 476-2209 INVERNESS Large 2/2/1 fenced yard, pet w/ additnal fee. 1st & sec $700 mo. 352-422-5482 SUGARMILL WOODS. 3/2/2 golf course home. Pool w/solar & elect heat, stainless appl. W/D mediation garden, basic yard care incl. Golf, tennis & social memeberships avail. $1295. 352 382-1373 Waterfront Rentals CRYSTAL RIVER1/1 Furnished, Apt. Qn. Bd., & Qn. Sofa Bd $1,000 mo. incl util. Access to Gulf (863) 660-9383 or (863) 860-3588 HERNANDO Affordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 OZELLO 2 bedroom. 2 bath. Charming house on water, large lanai, dock, boat ramp, pool, new carpet, paint, tile, no pets. $850/mo, 1st, sec. dep. Call Scott after 5 pm at 813-920-6544. Rentals to Share Citrus Hills/Condo M. Bd Rm w/Ba.pool $450/Refs. 352-287-2901 Rent: Houses Unfurnished CITRUS SPRINGS 2/1, 2155 W. Greenway, Remodeled $590. mo 352-697-1907 CITRUS SPRINGS 2/1, 2356 W. Jungle $565. mo 352-697-1907 CITRUS SPRINGS Newer 3/2/1 Lg Mast suite $695 352-697-3133 CITRUS SPRINGSNewer 3/2/2, tile flrs, nice area, across rails to trails $825. no pets (352) 598-0235 Crystal River 2/1 $550 mo+ dep. semi furn.Call Mike W. 352-400-1387 CRYSTAL RIVER3 bedroom. 2 bath. House for rent Please contact for details. $600.00 per month 352-212-9682 CRYSTAL RIVERRent or Rent to Own $699 Move-in Special Cul-da-sac, Copeland Prk, 3/2 Lrg Fam. Rm. Tiled, Spotless, Fncd, Pets OK. 352-527-0493 DUNNELLON 3/2/2RENT TO OWNClose to Rainbow River RUBLESRENTALS.COM (561) 719-8787 (561) 575-1718 aftr 7pm DUNNELLON, R.L.E. 2/1, 1 AC, $550/ mo. 352-572-2993. Victor HOMOSASSA 3/2 Lg. Lot, 1st/last/dep. $750.mo 352-228-3842 Homosassa/SMW $450/up 2/1 dup $595 SMW 2/2/1 Villa $875 SWM 3/2/2 villa $695 meadows 3/2/2 Riverlinks Realty (352) 628-1616 Inverness 3/2 clean & spacious, close to hospital,$650 1st & sec.leave mess (352) 270-3859 Rental Houses BEVERLY HILLS2/1, 20 S. Osceola, $500. mo. 352-697-1907 HERNANDO 2/1 $500. mo. Skip Craven, Broker /Owner 352-464-1515 Rent: Houses Furnished Kristi BortzLet our property mangement team help you with your short or long term rentals. See all our rentals in Citrus Co. www.plantation rentals 352-795-0782 or 866-795-0784 Kristi BortzLet our property mangement team help you with your short or long term rentals. See all our rentals in Citrus Co. www.plantation rentals 352-795-0782 or 866-795-0784 Apartments Unfurnished CRYSTAL RIVERLrg 2/1, W/D hkup, incld water & lawn. $500 mo. + Sec. 352-634-5499 FLORAL CITYFREE Use of boat ramp, fishing dock, canoe & Jon boat rentals. 1 BR $450/$200 dp. incls Sat TV electric. walk to river Trails End Camp, A Friendly Place to Live 352-726-3699 HOMOSASSA 1 & 2 Bd. $450. no pets 628-7300 or 697-0310 INVERNESS Close to hosp 1/1 $450 2/2 $575 352-422-2393 Lecanto NEWER 2 BR 2 Ba duplex, $595 352-634-1341 LECANTO Nice 1 Bedrm $500 352-270-0218/216-0012, Apartments HILLSIDE APARTMENTS 11150 Rolling Hills Rd., Dunnellon, FL 34431 000AAI2 Move In Special (352) 489-1021 Security Deposit $250 This Institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer. Call Monday Through Friday 8:00am 5:00pm Recent Foreclosures Welcome HUD VOUCHERS WELCOME!! Condos/Villas For Rent HERNANDO 2/2, 400 E Glasboro, $675. mo 352-697-1907 HOMOSASSA Best Housing Value Modern homes from $8400 or Least to Own from $139/mo. $800. down + LOt rent @ EvanRidge an exceptional 55+Park352 628-5977 INVERNESS 2/2/1 Heat Pool/wtr frt comm $600. mo 317-442-1063 Duplexes For Rent CITRUS HILLS 2/2/1Beautiful $775 Maint Free (352) 613-5655 CITRUS SPRINGS 2/2 Duplex nice private area, near shopping & schools. Wtr, sewer incl $600mo 352-558-4477 INVERNESS 2/1/1 Great Area no smk/pets $600/mo. 1st, lst & sec. 352-341-3562/400-0743 Efficiencies/ Cottages HERNANDO Affordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 Rental Houses Specializing in Sugarmill Woods Rentals Debe Johns Brkr/Assoc/PRM Coldwell Banker Next Generation Realty Property Manager (352) 382-2700 www. coldwellbankernext generation.com See what a Professional Residential Manager can do for you. Sale or Rent LECANTO 55+ FOR RENT OR SALE 1/1, Furnished $525. 2/2 Furnished $550. 352-287-9175, 746-1189 Rock Cr Canyon Area3/2 DW, 6acres fenced, gated, Rent or Buy owner financing avail (352) 302-4546 Real Estate For Rent 835 NE Hwy 19 Crystal River, Fl (352) 795-0021 View our website C21NatureCoast.com CHASSAHOWITZKA 3/2 House, $600. 3/2 Furnished DW., $600 Agent (352) 382-1000 Apartments Furnished Andrea Migliaccio 15 YEARS EXP Rentals & Property Management All-Inclusive & Furnished Relocation Rentals Specialist Why shiver through another winter away from Florida? Let me help you find an affordable home to rent while we find your dream home to buy! call Andrea at: 352-422-3261 andrea works4u@gmail.com Sherri C Parker & Associates, Realtors, LLC www.sherricparker .com P.O. Box 44 Crystal River, FL 34423 direct: 352-422-3261 office: 352-527-8090 citrusrealtor@aol.com CRYSTAL RIVER2 BR. $550. 3BR House $800., 352-563-9857 CRYSTAL RIVER2/2 In town, $800 mo CENTURY 21 NATURE COAST (352) 795-0021 Ask for Evelyn FLORAL CITYLAKEFRONT 1 Bedrm. AC, Clean, No Pets (352) 344-1025 Apartments Unfurnished Alexander Real Estate (352) 795-6633 Crystal River Apts 2 BR/1 BA $375-$500 CRYSTAL RIVERLg 2 BR 1 BA W/D hook up, dishwasher, lawn water & sewer $450 mo (352) 212-9205 INGLIS VILLAS 33 Tronu DriveInglis, Florida 34449 352-447-0106 Mon., Wed., Fri. 8a-5p Ask About Our SPECIALS RENTAL ASSISTANT AVAILABLE Foreclosures WelcomeThis institution is an equal opportunity Provider & Employer Mobile Homes and Land HOMOSASSA 3394 Arundel Terr 3/2/2, lamaniate & tile floors, All appls. CHA New Roof, $1500 moves you in $650/mo Rent to Own Tony Tubolina Brk Owner(727) 385-6330 INVERNESS 2/2 SW, 2 nice big additions / AC, fenced, near lake, part furn. $37k 352-341-1569 LECANTO 2 BR, SW on 1/2 acre MUST SELL!! $17K OBO 352-586-2976 Mobile home with land! Ready to move in, great value. Approx 1500 sq ft, 3br/2ba, serious offers only, no renters, 850-308-6473 Sugarmill Woods Area3/2, approx. 1500 sq. ft. on over 1 acre. Quite,, nice home on paved road. Brand new A/C & heat & appliance, under full warranty. Ceramic tile in master bath, guest bath & kitchen. New wood cabinets, new deck & driveway This house has a great location, 2 mi. from Publix, 3 mi., from Suncoast Pkwy. 5 mi. from new Walmart. $2,200. down $399.00/mo., P & I, W.A.C. Must Seeto steal this house 352-621-9181 Mobile Homes In Park 2/1 FURNISHED MOBILE HOME, Over 55 Park $190 Lot Rent Village Pine, Inglis Lot 4 A $9,500 OBO (906) 281-7092 Beverly Hills 55 + park 2/2 fully remodeled,lg screen lanai,carport, shed, laundry,landscape & irrigation all appliances, Club house activities, Heated pool.Lot rent $258, $39,900 Call 352-422-0927 FLORAL CITY 1992 34FT Park Model, furn., w/2 slides & screen rm, Exc. cond. Moonrise Resort, $5,000. 352-419-6894 726-2553 Furnished 14 x 50 w/ added enclosure, vinyl & scrn. rm.55+ Lecanto Park, SS appls New W/D,workshop w/power, Remodeled inside/out $11,000 obo (352) 418-5926 Homosassa Springs 2008 12x40 park model home, completely furnished, ready to move in $23,500 Tony 828-674-9996 Inv. Ft Cooper 55+2/1.5, florida room, carport, REDUCED TO $12K(352) 419-5114 INVERENESS 55 + Comm. 14X54 MH, 2/1 55 carport w/deck, front scr room w/storage shed, CHA part furn, W/D, Reduce to $5K, 352-344-1002 INVERNESS 55+park, 1/1 carport, screen room, shed, $7000 (352) 726-8071 INVERNESS Waterfront 55+ Park w/5 piers for fishing & enjoyment, clubhouse, onsite shuffleboard, and much more! 2 BR, 1.5 BA for $2,000 must be approved352-476-4964 WESTWIND VILLAGE55+ Park. Updated 2/2 DWs for sale. Reasonable (352) 628-2090 Sale or Rent CRYSTAL RIVER2/1 on land, remodeled rent $600. long or short Sell $54K OBO (352) 307-4564 Mobile Homes For Rent Crystal River 3/1 $550, private in country fenced yard (352) 794-0475 HOMOSASSA 2/1 MH furn., Priv. ranch No pets. (386)871-5506 HOMOSASSA 2/2 $550. Month 352-464-3159 INVERNESS RENT SPECIAL : Sec. dep, pro-rated over 3 mo. period in the INVERNESS WATERFRONT 55+ Park w/5 piers for fishing & enjoyment, clubhouse, onsite shuffleboard, and much more! 1 BR home $325 plus. 2BR home $450 includes H20. 2 BR, 1.5 bath, Park Model $500. Pets considered. Section 8 accepted. (352) 476-4964 Lecanto 2/1 DWMH $550./mo 352-628-2312 Lv mess Mobile Homes For Sale Bank foreclosuresUSED HOMES/REPOS Doublewides from $8,500 Singlewides from $3,500 Bank authorized liquidator. New inventory daily CALL (352) 621-9183 HOLIDAY SALEBad credit OK.! New 2012 Jacobsen w/ 5 yr. warranty. Appx. 1200 sq. ft. 3/2, many upgrades. Buy for only $36,900 or have delivered and set up with A/C, heat, steps & skirting only $2,600 down, $379.97/mo. for 20 years W.A.C. Come by or call 352-621-9181 Taylor Made Homes INVERNESS Waterfront 55+ Park w/5 piers for fishing & enjoyment, clubhouse, onsite shuffleboard and much more! Single wide 1 & 2 BR, starting @ $6,900. Lot rent $274/mo. H20 included. 3 mo. free rent with purchase. 352-476-4964 Palm Harbor Homes RED TAG SALE Over 10 stock units MUST GO!! Save uo to $35K! 800-622-2832 Mobile Homes and Land 2/2 SW Homosassaon Fecnced acre $39,900. Cash $45,900 if financed $5,000 down (352) 527-3204 2/2, New Screen Rm, New Back Rm, 1.4 AC Steal It! $30K Firm, 6.4 Easy Credit Finance Appraised at $39,500 (352) 637-6608 FLORAL CITYon3 Lots, Assum Mortg. Priv Fin. 2 Mast Suites New appls. horses ok, $33,900 Cridland Real Living. J. Desha 352-634-6340 Green Acres Is The Place To Be3/2 ON ACRE New carpet throughout, new appliances. Nice Home $2,200 down P& I only $369.84/mo. W.A.C.Call to View 352-621-9182 Homosassa 3/2 DWMH Fleetwood All new roof, carpet, & Appls. REDUCED $8K, to $46K, Quick SALE due to ILLNESS OPEN HOUSE 9-5 Daily incls New years Eve & day @ 7038 W. Jackson Ln. call (352) 503-7328COME SEE!!!!!!! Homosassa 3/2, fenced yard $525./mo $5K down Owner Financ Avail (352) 302-9217 Wanted to Buy WANT TO BUY HOUSE or MOBILE AnyArea Condition or Situation. Call (352) 726-9369 WANTED-Liberty Meter Will Pay Cash! Uses Gold Sensor strips (352) 527-7977 Pets 4 MALTESE Pups, raised in living room, very sweet, CKC, FL Health Certs. Girls $650 & boys $600. 352 212-4504,212-1258 7 Bullmastiff Puppies Adorable $150. each (352) 257-9508 AKC, Registered English Bull Dog Puppies for Sale $1,800. (352) 543-0163 (727) 784-0732 (352) 493-5401 Beagle Puppies 8wks. old, tri colors $100. Cash. (352) 447-2018 Black Mouth Curl Mix, named Tex looking for a home, playful, friendly,Great family dog. needs fenced yd (218) 780-1808 KITTENS & CATS many breeds, all neutered micro chip, tested, shots some declawed $85-$150 352-476-6832 Malti-Poo Puppies 10 weeks, small, adorable, shots, have parents $350(352) 795-5204 MINI-DACHSHUNDS I have Mini-Dachshunds for sale. Dapples, black and tans, reds and pibolds. Males and females. PPOP, florida health cert, sample of food and toy come with each pup 352-463-7345 Shih-Tzu Pups, ACAstarting@ $300. Home raised, Beverly Hills, FL (352)270-8827 www.aceofpups.net YORKIE, 4 yrs old & 5 lbs, (mans dog & husband passed away) No children, paid $800, selling for $250.00 352-419-6838 Horses Five boar goats, females, some PG, Must sell by Sunday $335 takes all! (352) 586-2590 Thoroughbred, experienced, kid friendly,Showing on Sundays. $600 (352) 586-2590 Livestock 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 Sporting Goods Marlin 30-30 Model 336 CS Lever Action, sling, scoop, w/ box of shells $425. (352) 422-8090 Sako 300 Win. Mag Rifle $200 (352) 322-5568 SCHWINN Mans bike, NEW, 21 spds. helmet, rear bracket, travel bag, bike lock, night lights & xtra rear lights $215 (352) 322-6456 TRAK NAVAGATOR 200 20 $400.Bike Raleigh SE-7 22 Bike $100.used very little, new shape (352) 344-8242 WE BUY GUNSOn Site Gun Smithing (352) 726-5238 Utility Trailers EZ PULL TRAILERS,Utility & Enclosed BUY, SELL, TRADE Custom Built, Parts, Tires, Whls, Repairs, Trailer Hitches 16 Car Trailer, Reg. $1765 CASH $1695. Stehl Tow Dollies $895 ( limited supply) w/brks $1195 Hwy 44 Crystal River 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 12 Enclosed w/ V nose, rear ramp door, $1895. Trailer Tires starting at $69.95 352-527-0555 Hwy 44, Lecanto HOMEMADE BOX TRAILER 10LONG FRAME. MEASURES 6LX4WX4H. $400.00 352-563-1519 Homemade Box Trailer, 5x10, good condition $900 or best offer (352) 341-2929 Baby Items HIGH CHAIR Excellent cond. Six positions and reclines with removable dishwasher-safe tray. $45. Call 586-5680. 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 $24.50 Gram, G-Wing 7 Days -Phone Joe for Prices 697-1457


M ONDAY, J ANUARY16, 2012 B9 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS 440-0116 MCRN PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE : The Southwest Florida Water Management District is proposing to amend the following rule: 40D-1.1010, F.A.C. This rulemaking deletes the requirement set forth in Section 40D-1.1010(6), F.A.C., for certain permit applicants to publish notice of agency decision on their application. The District will continue to advise permittees of the benefits of publishing notices of agency action, but such publication will no longer be required by the District. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking appeared in the Florida Administrative Weekly, Vol. 38, No.02, 40D-1.1010, F.A.C., on January 13, 2012. A copy of the proposed rule can be viewed on the Districts website at http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/rules/proposed/ Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to provide comments on this rulemaking is asked to contact: The Southwest Florida Water Management District Human Resources Director, 2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, Florida 34604-6899; telephone (352) 796-7211, ext. 4702 or 1-800-423-1476 (FL only), ext. 4702; TDD (FL only) 1-800-231-6103; or email to ADACoordinator@swfwmd.state.fl.us. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice). THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULES AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT OF EACH, IS: Barbara Martinez, 2379 Broad St., Brooksville, FL 34604-6899, (352) 796-7211 (4660) (Reference OGC No. 2011065). January 16, 2012. Misc. Notices Misc. Notices Misc. Notices Surplus Property 900-0229 DAILY CRN Surplus Prop. PUBLIC NOTICE The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners will be selling surplus property and equipment via the internet at govdeals.com from Jan. 15 until Feb. 29, 2012. Jan. 15 thru Feb. 29, 2012 0009XRV 0 0 0 A 7 N C Too Many Bills? NO PROBLEM!! Independent contractors delivering the Citrus County Chronicle can earn as much as $1,000 a month working only 3-4 early morning hours per day. The Chronicle is a permanent part of Citrus County with an excellent reputation. To find out more, call and speak to one of our district managers or leave your name and phone number and we will get right back with you! You can earn at least $800 per month delivering the 563-3201 Trucks FORD 04Lariat, super duty diesel, crew cab,tan, loaded, goose neck hitch, new tires, brks, 140K mis. well maint $12,500(352) 344-4087 FORD 95F250, 4x4, 460 eng. Ext-cab. exc cond.$5k/ trade for sm truck or vehicle of same value 352 302-9269/628-6985 VW 5 spd. restored, a/c CD, bedliner & tonneau cover, new tires/paint $4500 (352) 447-2330 Sport/Utility Vehicles HONDA CRV, EX, sun rf., alarm sys., like new, excel. cond. 71,544 mi. $13,500 (352) 489-1392 4x4s Classic Jeep CJ-5 runs great, looks great w/many new parts. $4500 (352) 586-3107 Vans CHRYSLER Voyager LX, SIlver, 3 rd row seat, 6 cyl. 109k mi. $4995 (352) 212-4823 Motorcycles 2005 HD UltraClassic w/Fat Bagger kit, Custom seat, wheels ect $15000 OBO 352-563-6327or 860-3481 Harley Davidson 04 $9700., Bagger Crystal River Cell (727) 207-1619 HARLEY-DAVIDSON2008 FLHTCUSE7 CVO Ultra Classic Electra Glide CVO Screaming Eagle 110 CI 105th Anniversary. Extreamly Clean! $27,000.00 786-877-6097 KAWASAKI2005 Vulcan 800 Custom Only 2,100 miles Garage Kept Like New with Extras Illness forces Sale $4,500 352-527-2286 KAWASKI 2011Vulcan 900 LP low miles, many extras 50 mpg $7,499. obo over 1000s in options (352) 697-2760 Lucky U Cycles (352) 330-00472003 HONDA GOLDWING TRIKE W/TRAILER. LOADED $18,995 2012 GOLDWING 801 MILES $22,500.00 2004 HARLEY ULTRA CLASSICLOADED $10,750.00 2009 HARLEY 1200N ALL BLACK $6,995.00 FINANCE AVAIABLE!! WWW.LUCKYUCYCLES. COM 352-330-0047 Cars CHEVROLET 2001 Tracker, 101K mi., 6-cyl., good cond. $3,800. (352) 344-2752 Hyundai Sonata, V6, low mis. auto. Pwr steering, a/c, good cond.$6k. obo (352) 465-6224 ISUZU Truck, 4 cylinder 5 speed, needs new carborater $600 (352) 419-5353 LINCOLN Towncar, Signature, 37K miles, looks, drives even smells like new. $16,500. (352) 746-1184 LINCOLN MKS, 28K mi. $45K new asking $16,500. loaded heated & cool seats, white/ black leather. rear sensors, premium auto system, smells NEW 352-513-4257 MARQUIS 1997 Mercury Marquis 128K, $2500 or best offer 352-628-5487 Mazda 01 Miada MX5 convertible 61k mi. exc cond $8,250.( 352) 419-4066/ 228-7670 MERCURY, Mystique LX, 4 DR, loaded, low mi, leather, great MPG, auto, Clean $3,250. 631-512-1667 MUSTANG2004 Convertible-V6 50,000 miles excellent condition 2 Year warranty -$10,500 352-628-6731 TOYOTA, PRIUS Under 50K miles, pkge 5 leather seats $15,750 (352) 746-3663 VW Jetta diesel, auto. a/c, CD, good runner $3500 (352) 447-2330 Classic Vehicles LINCOLN 2-1958 Continentals, One restorable the other for parts, good rubber, $5,000 (352) 637-4642 MERCURY, Cougar XR7 80K mi, one owner shows like new $6,500 (352) 726-0258 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 Trucks BIG SALE! Consignment USAWE DO IT ALL!BUY-SELL-RENTCAR-TRUCK-BOAT-RV AUTOS FROM $1,500. US 19 BY AIRPORT US 44, BY NAPA Low Payments 461-4518 & 795-4440 consignmentusa.org CHEVY S10 Extra Cab, LS, 3rd door, auto 6 cyl. 117K mi, extra clean $5400 (352) 212-4823 Vehicles Wanted BIG SALE! Consignment USAWE DO IT ALL!BUY-SELL-RENTCAR-TRUCK-BOAT-RV AUTOS FROM $1,500. US 19 BY AIRPORT US 44, BY NAPA Low Payments 461-4518 & 795-4440 consignmentusa.org 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 CASH PAID FOR JUNK CARS Any Condition Up to $500., Free Towing 352-445-3909 KEEP your used auto parts in Citrus Co. Dales Auto Parts. & Salvage Pays top $$$ for your autos. 352-628-4144 WE BUY ANY VEHICLEPerfect Cond or not .Titled,no title, no problem. Paying up to$25K any make, any model Call A.J. 813-335-3794/ 531-4298 Cars Lincoln LS All power V8, leather seats, well maintained, runs great,153K, $4000 (352) 795-1015 3 AUCTIONS THURS. Jan. 19 Estate Adventure Auction Prev:12PM Auction 3PM 2006 Suzuki Firenza, 2007 Honda Fit 2008 Enclosed Trailer, tools, Designer furn., Flat screen TVFULL HALL FRI. JAN. 20 REAL ESTATE AUCTION Waterfront Home & Contents 6330 N. Shorewood Drive, Hernando Prev:9AM Auction 10AM River Lakes with detached garage, util. bldg., boat dock, patios & 3 giant citrus trees Contents of home & wood shop FRI. JAN. 20 REAL ESTATE AUCTION 630 W Wild Pine Circle Beverly Hills Prev:1PM Auction 2PM Parkside Village Villa Adult Community, 2/2 villa w/garage, vaulted ceilings & freshly painted DudleysAuction.com 4000 S. Fla. Ave. (US 41-S) Inverness (352) 637-9588 AB1667 Maine-ly RE 381384 10% BP Chrysler Sebring TouringConvertible,34k miles, loaded, $14995 firm 352-897-4520 BIG SALE! Consignment USAWE DO IT ALL!BUY-SELL-RENTCAR-TRUCK-BOAT-RV AUTOS FROM $1,500. US 19 BY AIRPORT US 44, BY NAPA Low Payments 461-4518 & 795-4440 consignmentusa.org FORD 2008 Focus 4 door Sedan SE,automatic, only 19,700 miles, Silver, carport kept, great shape. $11,000 OBO 352-563-0730 FORD MUSTANG1991 LX-2Dr Convertible 4 cylinder, 89,000 miles. Solid body. Runs good $1300.00 352-726-6845. Boats Proline 17 ft 4 stroke 90 HP Suzuki, very low hours, ready to fish trailer & more $13,500 352-795-3894 14 Aluminum Boat 7 Mercury Trolling Motor, swivel seats, tilt trlr. New Tires $1,450 (352) 341-1569 20ft Pontoon 2000 Fiesta Fish N Fun no carpet, fiberglass flr, 85 Yamaha, Galv. trlr $6,500. 352-613-8453 Fiberglass Boat10ft 6, Light weight 1995 Evinrude, 15HP, low hrs., $800 obo 352-628-7207 FRESH JUMBO SHRIMP 15ct.@ $5 per lb Stone Crab@ $6 per lb delivered 727-771-7500 PROLINE 20 CC T-Top VHF,elect. New 135 Honda, 4S, new EZ Load trlr. $11,400 Extras (352) 257-1161 PROLINE 21 Cuddy, full transom, w/brack, 150 HP Yam., Bimini, VHF, porta pot, dep. finder, trailer $5,900. (352) 382-3298 SEAPRO 2003, 1700 cc, 90HP Yamaha, 55lb. troll mtr canopy top, alum. trlr., 2 live wells, shallow draft, Lets test it out! $10K obo352-344-8448 SUNTRACKER 20FT, with trailer, new 20HP Yamaha 4-stroke, $5,000. (352) 419-6894 (352) 726-2553 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 2001 38 ft Holiday Rambler, Cummings diesel,2 slides, fully loaded,sell or trade property $60000 859-814-3573 Fleetwood 454 engine Bounder 32ft., loaded, self contained, 79k $9,800. 352-795-6736 I Buy RVS Steve Henry, RV World of Hudson Inc.Since 1974. (888) 674-8376 (727) 514-8875 Infinity 99 M/Home by 4 Winds, 35 Triton V-10 gas, 44K mis. front rear a/c, Onan Gen. back up camera, leveling jacks, TV, fully equipped incl tow bars & hitch + brks buddy, assisted for tow vech. all manuals for coach & appls. NON Smoker incls hoses, sewer & electric hook-ups, 7 new NEW Goodyear tires, See at Oak Bend Village Route 40 W. Dunnellon call for tour (352) 465-6335 Was $22,500 Now $19,750 SUNSEEKER 29 ft. Class. C., nearly all options, generator, needs awning fabric, non smoker, 33k mi. Only $26,500., 464-0316 WINNEBEGO 2001 Chieftain 35U, garaged, non smoker no pets, 2 slides, Cen. Heat Pump, exc. cond. 76K mi., $38,900 (352) 208-8292 RVs Wanted SELL YOUR RV FAST! Online at RVT.com, Millions of RV shoppers, Thousands of RVs SOLD-Serving RV traders since 1999 www.RVT.com or Call 888-752-1344 Campers/ Travel Trailers 2011 Grand Junction 5 wheel, 36 ft, 4 slides, w/Bumper to bumper for 16 years, too many extras to list! $43,500 (603) 991-8046 32 foot KZ toyhaule r, like new, full slide out, sleeps 7, new tires, Owan Gen., gas tank, alumwheels Lrg living area separate cargo area $18,900 352-795-2975 I BUY RVS, Travel Trailers, 5th Wheels, Motor Homes call me 352-201-6945 JAY ,16Feather liite,loaded, like new, w/extras Must SEE $6800 (352) 726-9647 JAYCO2005 Jay Feather LGT 25Z New tires/brakes; sleeps 6;new queen mattress; shower/tub; stove/oven; refrig/sep freezer; lots of storage. Like new $9,500 priced below blue book retail see in Inglis 352-447-5434 Auto Parts/ Accessories Inside cargo cover for a and prior Equinox,$60 (352) 344-4944 Waterfront Homes 3 AUCTIONS THURS. Jan. 19 Estate Adventure Auction Prev:12PM Auction 3PM 2006 Suzuki Firenza, 2007 Honda Fit, 2008 Enclosed Trailer, tools, Designer furn., Flat screen TVFULL HALL FRI. JAN. 20 REAL ESTATE AUCTION Waterfront Home & Contents 6330 N. Shorewood Drive, Hernando Prev:9AM Auction 10AM River Lakes with detached garage, util. bldg., boat dock, patios & 3 giant citrus trees Contents of home & wood shop FRI. JAN. 20 REAL ESTATE AUCTION 630 W Wild Pine Circle Beverly Hills Prev:1PM Auction 2PM Parkside Village Villa Adult Community, 2/2 villa w/garage, vaulted ceilings & freshly painted DudleysAuction.com 4000 S. Fla. Ave. (US 41-S) Inverness (352) 637-9588 AB1667 Maine-ly RE 381384 10% BP 2/2, Garage, heated pool/spa, 8500 Gospel Isl. Road, Inverness $119,000 Owner financing, email for photo, trader@tampabay.rr. com (727) 415-7728 CRYSTAL RIVER/OZELLO REDUCED$100K 2+/2/2 Open floor plan, Hardwood floors, www.waterfrontozello.co m or 352-563-5527 LAKE ROUSSEAUSouth side of Lake 2 bedrm cottage fenced, 1/2 acre, boat dock. $85,000 775-230-2240 Thank You To All Our Loyal Clients Happy Holidays Lisa VanDeboe Broker (R) Owner Plantation Realty 352-634-0129 Vacant Property CABIN ON 40 ACRES of Prime Hunting Land Located in Gulf Hammock Management. Area. $165,000 OBO (352) 795-2027 (352) 634-4745 FLORAL CITYFOR SALE 2.5 ACRES, FENCED, ELECTRIC AND WELL. $33000 CONTACT BILL 407-709-0888 Citrus County Land 6550 W CYRUS 2 1/2 acres on SE corner of Cyrus & Donovan. Mkt. Value: $20,000 Assessed Value:$24,858 Sell for $18,000 Call 828-586-2283 LAND 1.5 acres fenced partially cleared, on 480 in Homosassa across from firehouse. water sewer are avail. MUST SEE!!! 352-382-0535 Levy County Land CABIN ON 40 ACRES of Prime Hunting Land Located in Gulf Hammock Management. Area. $165K obo 352 795-2027/ 634-4745 Sumter County Land 10 ACRES FOR SALE -SANTERRA RANCHES -SUMTER COUNTY Beautiful 10 acre vacant property in deed restricted neighborhood of Santerra Ranches in Sumterville, Sumter County for Sale -Mature Oak trees and open pasture make a perfect atmosphere for your future home and barn..start living the Florida country lifestyle asking $110,000 Call George (954) 383-7109 Lots For Sale INVERNESS, Beautiful Wooded Lot on Edged Dry Lake, 100 x 150 $8,900 Owner Finance (352) 621-1664 Premium Home Site on Sky View Golf Course Great price to build your new custom, maintenance FREE home. Country Club membership including 45,000 sf fitness & spa $42,000 OBO Call (910) 512-2550 Boat Accessories BOAT LIFTSingle Pole, 1500 lb. capacity. $900 obo 352-613-8453 Boats 12 ft. Native Kayak with electric motor, battery, paddle, and a sail, and extras, $500. (352) 628-3097 ProKat 20 ft140 HP Suzuki 4 strokelow hours, very clean, Magic alum tandem trailer, VHF, Depth, GPS, Windless anchor $18k obo (352) 464-4877 Sugarmill Woods Condo for Sale 2/2 1,850 sq. ft. 35 Beech Street(352) 503-3294 Citrus County Homes Best Time To Buy! I have lease options, owner financing & foreclosures call Phyllis Strickland (352) 613-3503 TROPIC SHORES REALTY. DEB INFANTINE 3 HOMES SOLD In December I Need Listings! Real Estate!... its what I do.ERA American Realty Phone:(352) 726-5855 Cell:(352) 302-8046 Fax:(352) 726-7386 Email:debinfantine@ yahoo.com Lakefront Gospel Island Location Spacious 3/2/2 Rent $700/mo or purchase $125K neg 908-322-6529 Michele Rose, Realtor Simply put I ll work harder 352-212-5097 isellcitruscounty@ yahoo.com Craven Realty, Inc 352-726-1515 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 Out of Town Real Estate 20 Acres-Live on Land NOW!! Only $99/mo $0 Down, Owner Finance.NO CREDIT CHECKS! Near El Paso, Texas, Beautiful Mountain Views! Free Color Brochure. 800-755-8953 www. sunsetranch es.com Mid Winter Land Sale! Jan 21st 6+ AC w/ WATERFRONT only $34,900 Gorgeous wooded setting with dockable lake frontage out your back door! Paved roads, power, phone, boat, ski, camp/rv, more. Excellent financing. Wont last, call now. 866-952-5302 x116 Inverness Homes 3BR, 3BA, Pool home, 2,000 sq.ft. $165,000 OR BEST OFFER 518 Poinsettia 352-860-0878. FOR SALE OR LEASE2/2/1 enclosed porch, Central Heat and Air All Kitchen Appliances $95.K (352) 742-2770 Have it all! Inverness Over Flowing With Value!!! Highlands, S.Carol Terrace. Huge 1 Family. Major updates youll enjoy only in a new home. Owner down sized, will negotiate. In natures paradise this 4 bedroom 3 bath on 2.8 acres fits a family with children who love to play explorer. Own deep well (no water bills), plus new whole-house water treatment system, 16x34 in-ground screened pool with fountain and lights. New 2-zone energy efficient heat/cool; new full attic R-30 insulation; new attic solar fan; new ducts/vents; updated bathrooms, 2 new AirMaster air cleaning units to remove dust, pollen, mold spores. Majestic trees. Extra long concrete driveway. Watch the deer play from the lanai or living room window. Newer (2002) Timberline roof, ridge vents, 7 solar tubs thru out the house. Two hot water heaters. Wired for generator. Completely chain link fenced. Corral your horses, park your boat or RV. ON property 7 palm trees value miniumn $10K each. Occupancy at funding. Approx. 2700 sq ft under air. $212,500. (Price below Estimate Zillow.com) Contact owner, 352-556-1510, 352-238-6274 email: rosepub@excite.com INVERNESS Waterfront 55+ Park w/5 piers for fishing & enjoyment, clubhouse, onsite shuffleboard and much more! Single wide 1 & 2 BR, starting @ $6,900. Lot rent $274/mo. H20 included. 3 mo. free rent with purchase. 352-476-4964 Homosassa Homes Riverhaven Village, Homosassa, FL GREAT LOCATION, GREAT HOUSE, GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD! 2147 sf, 3/2 + lr/dr comb, den, sunroom, inside laundry, all appliances. blt. by Rusaw in 1989, well maintained, upgrades, move in ready. Asking $160,000 all offers considered. Realtors 3% See visual tour: www.visualtour.com/sho w.asp?t=2656780&prt=10 003&sk=13 Frank or Helen Harris, 352-628-1434 email: hharris3 @tampabay.rr.com 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 www.bettyhunts homes.com. Auctions Estates BANKRUPTCY AUCTION CASE#3:09-BK-35259. 2 Adjacent acreage tracts, Pigeon Torge, TN. 82 acres & 43.5 Acres Sat Citrus Springs Homes 8367 N.Ronda Dr. 5 bedroom, 3 bath, 3,800 sq. ft. 1/2 acre open concept home. Ideal for live-in elderly group home, assisted living facility, foster care home. 352-522-0883 or 603-289-0134 For Sale By Owner 3/2/2, Custom built in by Wheeler Construction $129,500 Call (407) 739-2646 or 407-442-3597 Beverly Hills Homes 3 AUCTIONS THURS. Jan. 19 Estate Adventure Auction Prev:12PM Auction 3PM 2006 Suzuki Firenza, 2007 Honda Fit, 2008 Enclosed Trailer, tools, Designer furn., Flat screen TVFULL HALL FRI. JAN. 20 REAL ESTATE AUCTION Waterfront Home & Contents 6330 N. Shorewood Drive, Hernando Prev:9AM Auction 10AM River Lakes with detached garage, util. bldg., boat dock, patios & 3 giant citrus trees Contents of home & wood shop FRI. JAN. 20 REAL ESTATE AUCTION 630 W Wild Pine Circle Beverly Hills Prev:1PM Auction 2PM Parkside Village Villa Adult Community, 2/2 villa w/garage, vaulted ceilings & freshly painted DudleysAuction.com 4000 S. Fla. Ave. (US 41-S) Inverness (352) 637-9588 AB1667 Maine-ly RE 381384 10% BP RENT TO OWN!!No credit check, 3 bdrm. 352-464-6020JADEMISSION.COM Citrus Hills Homes 2 Bedroom, 2 bath house with heated pool & fireplace on 1 acre lot in Citrus Hills. In excellent cond., Owner finance with D/P + Excellent credit. Call 352-860-1872 or 304-673-0110 or 304-673-5550. Reduced to $139,000 Clearview 1 Acre w/3 bdrm w/office/den off master,2.5 baths,2plus garage,great rm w/pocket sliders to 50x24 lanai, cooks kitchen, Master suite to die for.Much more! $259,900. 352-860-0444 Hernando Homes Apache Shores 2 bdrm. 1 bath. close to lake central heat and air, new well & water softening system corner wooded lot. Excellent Investment opportunity, $35.000, 352-322-0454 Inverness Homes 117 S Lunar Terrace 2 bedroom. 2 bath. Enclosed FR, Garage & Carport,Large Yard. UPDATED MUST SEE $74.900 352-344-9290 mavery3@tampabay.rr. com 297 S. Canaday Dr. 1/2 ac. 3BR, 2BA, gar/work shop lot 198ftX110ft paved St. front and rear parking for RVs, boats etc. Inside of house needs updating$37,500 OMO 352-726-6568 3/2/2, I.G. &C.C.3k sf. new kit. lg closets, CHA, firepl. on golf course $139K make offer, norealtors 726-0652 Rent or Sale CITRUS SPRINGS Lease or Rent to Own 3/3/2, Custom Built Pool Home on acre 2700 sf. MOVE SPECIAL $699. 352-489-3997 Rooms For Rent CRYSTAL RIVERClean House, cable w/d, $115/ 125wkly $430/475mo. No hidden cost. 563-6428 FLORAL CITY Furn. Rooms Avail (352) 637-5708 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, COMMERCIAL UNIQUE & HISTORIC HOMES, SMALL TOWN COUNTRY LIFESTYLE OUR SPECIALTY SINCE 1989 LIFE IS BETTER WITH A PORCH www. crosslandrealty.com (352) 726-6644 Crossland Realty Inc. 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 Auctions Estates FORECLOSURE AUCTION 35 Residential Lots, Mountain Shadows Resort, Gatlinburg, TN near Great Smoky Mtns. Wednesday January 25, 12:00 noon www.FURROW. com 800-4FURROW TN. Lic#62