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INSIDE AUGUST 27, 2013Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best CommunityVOL. 119 ISSUE 20 50 CITRUS COUNTYPreview: Area volleyball teams set to take the court /B1 www.chronicleonline.com INDEX Classifieds . . . .C9 Comics . . . . .C8 Community . . . .C6 Crossword . . . .C7 Editorial . . . .A10 Entertainment . . .A4 Horoscope . . . .A4 Lottery Numbers . .B3 Lottery Payouts . .B3 Movies . . . . . .C8 Obituaries . . . .A6 TV Listings . . . .C7 HIGH92LOW72Less humid. 30 percent chance of rain.PAGE A4TODAY& next morning TUESDAY HEALTH & LIFE:Step by stepOnce you have an idea of how much you walk without realizing it, making ways to walk can be fun. /Page C1 000FQON Kerry: Chemical arms use in Syria an obscenity Associated PressWASHINGTON Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday outlined the clearest justification yet for U.S. military action in Syria, saying there was undeniable evidence of a large-scale chemical weapons attack, with intelligence strongly signaling that Bashar Assads regime was responsible. Kerry, speaking to reporters at the State Department, said last weeks attack should shock the conscience of the world. The indiscriminate slaughter of civilians, the killing of women and children and innocent bystanders by chemical weapons is a moral obscenity. By any standard, it is inexcusable and despite the excuses and equivocations that some have manufactured it is undeniable, said Kerry, the highest-ranking U.S. official to confirm the attack in the Damascus suburbs that activists say killed hundreds of people. This international norm cannot be violated without consequences, he added. Officials said President Barack Obama has not decided how to respond to the use of deadly gases, a move the White House said last year would cross a red line. But the U.S., along with allies in MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleGospel Island resident Ricky Willis sits back and relaxes on a recent Tuesday morning on the shores of Little Lake Henderson in Inverness. The angler was attempting to catch a golden shiner to use as bass bait. He said some days the fish bite better than others, while reporting only minor success that day. Angler enjoys a serene morning on Little Lake Henderson ERYNWORTHINGTON Staff writerCitrus County School Board members have relinquished their role in the fate of a Crystal River Primary School teachers employment. During an informational hearing Monday, attorney Mark Herdman requested the board to abstain from the hearing of his client Beth Stone because of a story published in Sundays Chronicle.Stone a third-grade teacher was suspended without pay in June as a member of the instructional staff for allegedly providing misleading information regarding Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) results, according to a school investigation report. What I am comfortable with is moving this to an administrative law of action that knows nothing about this, Herdman said. Attorney Bruce Carney, who represented the school board in the hearing, said he did not read the published article; however, the relinquishing of the hearing was dependent on the board members prior knowledge of the case. His argument was more of a fundamental fairness, Carney said to the board members. If you were to deny his motion, you would go through the process of the hearing. You may have to go back and redo it, if an appellant court says because someone may have read it and had an opinion about it. Three board members See HEARING/ Page A2 Board abstains from teachers hearing See SYRIA/ Page A2 John Kerryundeniable evidence of chemical weapons use. Foundation votes for cooperation MIKEWRIGHT Staff writerINVERNESS The two sides in the Citrus Memorial hospital dispute are halfway to an agreement that sets a firm date for choosing a bidder for the hospitals sale or lease. The Citrus Memorial Health Foundation voted unanimously Monday night on a resolution of cooperation with the Citrus County Hospital Board aimed at delaying the hospitals default on a $5.6 million SunTrust Bank loan. At the same time, the resolution sets a Sept. 26 deadline for both the foundation and hospital board to agree on a bidder and transaction type. The board of trustees meets at 5:15 p.m. Thursday and is expected to ratify the resolution, CCHB attorney Bill Grant said. Four companies Hospital Corp. of America (HCA), Heath Management Associates (HMA), RegionalCare Hospital Partners and Tampa General Hospital have bid to buy or lease Citrus Memorial. Tampa General had suggested an affiliation but its chief executive officer said last week that TGH would also consider a lease. Its uncertain whether all four are still in the running. The hospital board, which owns Citrus Memorial and leases it to the foundation, eliminated Tampa General and hasnt See CMH/ Page A7 President Obama undecided on response Sam Himmelsuperintendent of schools. Two sides in dispute halfway to an agreement to pick bidder for Citrus Memorial sale or lease
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But it was public record and the press is able to publish it. The matter will be heard before a state hearing officer. Her suspension and recommendation for dismissal resulted after Stone administered an additional STAR test to three students in order to increase their scores after their initial scores were lower than she expected, the investigation report stated. She later admitted to the re-testing, but insisted she wanted to see if the three students could score higher for her own curiosity. Stone has been on the instructional staff for the Citrus County School District since August 2006. Prior to her teaching career in Citrus County, Stone had 15 years of experience at three other schools, according to her personnel file which included no prior reprimands or disciplinary actions. HEARINGContinued from Page A1 Internal probe finds no fraud at BP claims center Associated PressNEW ORLEANS The head of security for the administrator of BPs multibillion-dollar settlement with Gulf Coast residents and businesses said an internal probe of alleged misconduct by an employee of a Mobile, Ala., claims center hasnt turned up any evidence of fraud. BP said it received a tip in July that someone who worked at the Mobile office helped people submit fraudulent claims in exchange for some of the settlement money. But David Welker, a former FBI supervisor who now works for court-supervised claims administrator Patrick Juneau, said in a letter dated Aug. 22 that his investigation found no evidence of fraud in any of the claims handled by the employee. BP cited the employees alleged misconduct in its Aug. 5 request for a federal judge to temporarily suspend all settlement payments. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier rejected a similar request by BP in July, but he hasnt ruled yet on the companys renewed bid to suspend payments. In a court filing Sunday, two of the plaintiffs attorneys who brokered the settlement with BP said the company hasnt presented any evidence that any claim was improperly calculated or paid. There is not even an argument, much less an evidentiary showing, to support the injunction of the entire settlement program, wrote the lawyers, Stephen Herman and James Roy. In his letter to a BP official, Welker said the Mobile employee accused of misconduct has helped 124 people. All of those claims were placed on hold. The employees mother filed a claim, but she denied any wrongdoing and withdrew it, Welker said. We have found no evidence to support the allegation of fraud pertaining to any of these claims, Welker wrote. In fact, we have learned that (the employee) referred 32 of these claimants for fraud review by the (settlement program), leading to the detection of a significant multi-claimant scheme. Europe, appeared to be laying the groundwork for the most aggressive response since Syrias civil war began more than two years ago. Two administration officials said the U.S. was expected to make public a more formal determination of chemical weapons use on Tuesday, with an announcement of Obamas response likely to follow quickly. The officials insisted on anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly discuss the internal deliberations. The international community appeared to be considering action that would punish Assad for deploying deadly gases, not sweeping measures aimed at ousting the Syrian leader or strengthening rebel forces. The focus of the internal debate underscores the scant international appetite for a large-scale deployment of forces in Syria and the limited number of other options that could significantly change the trajectory of the conflict. We continue to believe that theres no military solution here thats good for the Syrian people, and that the best path forward is a political solution, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said. This is about the violation of an international norm against the use of chemical weapons and how we should respond to that. The Obama administration was moving ahead even as a United Nations team already on the ground in Syria collected evidence from last weeks attack. The U.S. said Syrias delay in giving the inspectors access rendered their investigation meaningless and officials said the administration had its own intelligence confirming chemical weapons use. What is before us today is real and it is compelling, Kerry said. Our understanding of what has already happened in Syria is grounded in facts. The U.S. assessment is based in part on the number of reported victims, the symptoms of those injured or killed and witness accounts. Administration officials said the U.S. had additional intelligence confirming chemical weapons use and planned to make it public in the coming days. Officials stopped short of unequivocally stating that Assads government was behind the attack. But they said there was very little doubt that it originated with the regime, noting that Syrias rebel forces do not appear to have access to the countrys chemical weapons stockpile. Assad has denied launching a chemical attack. The U.N. team came under sniper fire Monday as it traveled to the site of the Aug. 21 attack. Its unclear whether Obama would seek authority from the U.N. or Congress before using force. The president has spoken frequently about his preference for taking military action only with international backing, but it is likely Russia and China would block U.S. efforts to authorize action through the U.N. Security Council. SYRIAContinued from Page A1 We continue to believe that theres no military solution here thats good for the Syrian people, and that the best path forward is a political solution.Marie HarfState Department spokeswoman.
Around theSTATE Citrus CountyRise of the Guardians in parkRise of the Guardians will be shown from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept 7, at the Lecanto Community Park, 3505 W. Educational Path, Lecanto. Bring your family, picnic basket and blanket to this fun movie night. Popcorn will be supplied. Folding chairs should be no more than six inches off the ground so they dont block others view. Movie begins at dark. Call 352-527-7540.Free mulch available at landfillFine-grade and coarsegrade mulch is available by customer self-loading during all hours of operation at the Citrus County Central Landfill. County staff will load open top trucks and trailers by machine Tuesday through Friday between 9 and 10 a.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. No appointment is necessary. Customers must have a tarp to cover material and entrance ticket from the scalehouse.Pet adoption day at Business Expo Citrus County Animal Services will be at the Chamber Business Expo at the Citrus County Auditorium in Inverness from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, with shelter animals for adoption. Come on out and adopt a pet on-the-spot. Call 352746-8400.TallahasseeLicense-free saltwater fishing dayFloridas residents and tourists can enjoy a day of license-free saltwater fishing on Sept 1. Gov. Rick Scott said the license-free day is a great way for families to enjoy Floridas incredible saltwater fishing opportunities during the Labor Day holiday. Its the second licensefree saltwater fishing day offered this year by the states Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The last day was June 1. The agency also offered a license-free freshwater fishing days on April 13 and June 8. During a meeting in Pensacola on Sept. 5, the agency will consider adding four more license-free fishing days. Florida is the Fishing capital of the world and this license-free weekend is a great opportunity to introduce friends and family who may have never experienced Florida saltwater fishing to enjoy the Sunshine States bountiful waters and historic fishing communities, Scott said. During license-free fishing days, all other rules and regulations including bag limits, seasons and size restrictions apply. From staff and wire reports STATE& LOCAL Page A3TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Clarification A story on Page A1 of Sundays Chronicle Activist takes role in county court cases, requires clarification. Bob Schweickert was ordered to pay Dixie Hollins attorneys fees in Schweickerts 2011 challenge of the countys comprehensive plan change because Hollins defended the county. Schweickert challenged the county, not Hollins. The Chronicle regrets any misunderstanding. Readers can alert the Citrus County Chronicle to any errors in news articles by emailing newsdesk@ chronicleonline.com or by calling 352-563-5660. A.B. SIDIBE Staff writerA couple who admitted to being awake for two days were arrested Friday and charged with methamphetamine production and use, according to the Citrus County Sheriffs Office. John Michael Gancedo, 22, and Felicia Lynn Witfoth, 23, of Daphne Lane, Dunnellon, were charged with manufacturing meth with a child younger than 16 years old present in the residence and possession of drug paraphernalia. Gancedo faces an extra charge of possession of a listed chemical (hydrogen chloride, HCL) used in the manufacture of a controlled substance. Bond for Gancedo is $150,500 and bond for Witfoth is $100,500. Deputies responded to complaints about drug activity at the residence and were immediately greeted with the strong odor of chemicals as they began their search of the residence. The initial responding deputy then contacted the agency Tactical Impact Unit, which took over the investigation. According to the CCSO report, unit investigators were told by Gancedo and Witfoth where to find the ingredients used in the manufacture of meth, including lye, funnels, coffee filters and other chemicals. During his first interview with investigators, Gancedo reportedly said he was a helper during cook times for the meth and not the primary cook. However, when Witfoth was interviewed, she said Gancedo was the one who did the cooking in the far bathroom of the trailer they shared and that she would assist him by bringing chemicals and cold medicine to complete the process. She also reportedly admitted that a young child had been present in the house when the cooking was going on. Witfoth told investigators she and Gancedo had been awake for more than 48 hours because of their use of the drugs. Gancedo and Witfoth were arrested and transported to the Citrus County Detention Facility.Contact Chronicle reporter A.B. Sidibe at 352-564-2925 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Two charged with meth production Felicia Witfoth John Gancedo NANCYKENNEDY Staff writerFLORAL CITYFrom the porch of his little white house with the metal roof, Frank Bellot watches traffic zoom by on U.S. 41 in Floral City. He grew up in that house, as did his mother. Amidst the property he owns in Floral City, just north of the traffic light at 41 and Orange Avenue, sits Frog Holler, a garden center and antiques business owned by Lisa Jones. In back of that sits Frog Holler Pickin Parlor, a wooden stage venue that Bellot, Jones and other Floral City merchants hope will help stop the traffic from zooming past and get people to stay awhile and enjoy what Floral City has to offer. It started with a tiki bar, Bellot said. We sell tiki bars, and I had the tiki man build me a big tiki bar, he said, pointing to the covered wooden stage at the back of his property. We decided it would be a great place for bluegrass jams and people coming in to play old country music. Its a bring your own cooler and chairs venue, he said. Well have hot dogs and drinks, weve got animals for the kids, theres plenty of parking and a little bonfire going for the liars club, Bellot said. Were down-home country here. Bellot, Jones and a friend from Inverness, Dave Neihofs, envisioned using the stage to host concerts, open-mike events, fundraising events and local political campaign events. Last election, we had two or three big parties out back here, and every one of them got elected but one, Bellot said. On Saturday, more than 100 people came out to a practice opening with the Moon Shine Creek Band playing bluegrass. We lasted a couple hours before it started raining, Neihofs said Monday. But we were pleased. Saturdays event was practice for the venues grand opening scheduled to coincide with the Floral City Merchants Association annual Bikes & BBQ event Oct. 4 and 5. Were going to do a big fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, Neihofs said. He added that theyre looking for bluegrass and country musicians who want to play at the Holler, also clogging groups who want to dance. The reason Im doing this is for Floral City, Bellot said. I want to give people down here something to do. Ive lived here all my life, and its been a quiet little community, and they need some entertainment. For information, call Dave Neihofs at 352-560-7379.Contact Chronicle reporter Nancy Kennedy at352-5642927 or nkennedy@chronicle online.com Pickin at the Holler STEPHEN E. LASKO/For the ChronicleThe Moonshine Creek Band gets ready to perform Saturday at the first annual Frog Holler Pickin Parlor, live bluegrass and old country music festival in Floral City. Shown left to right are Scott Lefoe, Scotts wife Suzie Lefoe, Dave Hughey and Dave Elliott. Floral City venue looks to become place for good times, good music Scott Lefoe plays guitar Saturday as part of the Moonshine Creek Band at the live bluegrass and old country music festival. Live music, food and drinks are available every weekend through the winter behind the Frog Holler antique store in Floral City. PATFAHERTY Staff writerThe Florida Public Service Commission has scheduled a two-day hearing in October on the revised Duke Energy settlement agreement, which effectively halts the proposed Levy County nuclear plant. The settlement was announced early this month and will affect the companys base electricity rates beginning January 2014. The other parties in the settlement are the Office of Public Counsel, representing Florida rate payers, the Florida Industrial Power Users Group, the Florida Retail Federation and White Springs Agricultural Chemicals. The revisions to the 2012 settlement agreement relate to the Crystal River nuclear plant costs, the insurance settlement, the proposed Levy project, the future of Crystal River units 1 and 2 and longrange electricity needs in Florida. Duke Energy also reaffirmed it is evaluating various sites including Citrus County, south of the Levy County site, for a new state-of-the-art, clean-burning natural gas-fired plant. The company has ruled out converting older coal burning plants CR 1 and 2 to natural gas. Duke spokesperson Sterling Ivy said that is not an option. He explained, both units are nearly 40 years old and reaching the end of their operational license. In addition, there would be safety and security issues with the ongoing decommissioning of CR3, putting a natural gas line so close to the nuclear plant. Despite Dukes shift on the Levy plant, the agreement will continue to allow the company to recover $350 million for project costs from ratepayers within five years. The remainder of the insurance settlement on CR3, $163 million, will be credited to customers through the fuel adjustment cost beginning in January. Duke requested the PSC defer its determination on nuclear cost recovery for CR3 and Levy project issues to 2014 and approve the revised settlement, continuing the nuclear charge on customer bills. The PSC hearing is set for Oct. 16 and 17.Contact Chronicle reporter Pat Faherty at 352564-2924 or pfaherty @chronicleonline.com. PSC meeting will consider Duke plans Firm decided against Levy nuke plant
Birthday In the coming months, youll have all the right moves. Knowledge gained through past experiences will be invaluable in helping your reach your goals. People who stimulate you intellectually will spur you to greater heights. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) You will discover information that will help you get something you want. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Before you agree to help someone, make sure that you can really deliver. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Youll be able to use information to get ahead or to make a quick and necessary decision that sends others running. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Your heart might be in the right place, but your logic isnt. Before wasting time or money on someone promising to make your life better, do the research required to make a good choice. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Consider a deal that could greatly add to your financial resources. A sudden relationship change will end up being for the best. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Its a good cycle in which to change your life for the better. Discipline and hard work will pay off if you apply them. A change in your revenue channels will show your entrepreneurial talent. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) Ask questions and discuss details concerning an emotional situation. Clearing up matters that can stand between you and your friendships or future goals must be dealt with diplomatically. Aries (March 21-April 19) Youll need to keep a close watch on your wallet today. Taurus (April 20-May 20) All work and no play will not help you get ahead. Mix business with pleasure and you will earn the respect and support you need to succeed. Gemini (May 21-June 20) You dont have to spend a lot to make selfimprovements. Rethink your goals and set a routine that will get you the results you are looking for without a high cost. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Both your discipline and your imagination will come in handy when it comes to finalizing an important project. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Mingle and enjoy the company of people who are from different backgrounds. New perspectives and attitudes will bring you a new lease on life. TodaysHOROSCOPES Today is Tuesday, Aug. 27, the 239th day of 2013. There are 126 days left in the year. Todays Highlight in History: On August 27, 1883, the island volcano Krakatoa erupted with a series of cataclysmic explosions; the resulting tidal waves in Indonesias Sunda Strait claimed some 36,000 lives in Java and Sumatra. On this date: In 1859, Edwin L. Drake drilled the first successful oil well in the United States, at Titusville, Pa. In 1928, the Kellogg-Briand Pact was signed in Paris, outlawing war and providing for the peaceful settlement of disputes. In 1939, the first turbojetpowered aircraft, the Heinkel He 178, went on its first full-fledged test flight over Germany. Ten years ago: A granite monument of the Ten Commandments that became a lightning rod in a legal storm over the separation of church and state was wheeled from the rotunda of the Alabama Supreme Court building as protesters knelt, prayed and chanted, Put it back! Five years ago: Barack Obama was nominated for president by the Democratic National Convention in Denver. One year ago: Republicans opened their national convention in Tampa, Fla., a day late, then immediately adjourned as Tropical Storm Isaac surged toward New Orleans and the northern Gulf Coast. Todays Birthdays: Actress Tuesday Weld is 70. Actor Paul Reubens is 61. Rock musician Alex Lifeson (Rush) is 60. Actor Peter Stormare is 60. Rock musician Glen Matlock (The Sex Pistols) is 57. Writer-producer Dean Devlin is 51. Rock musician Mike Johnson is 48. Country singer Colt Ford is 44. Actress-singer Demetria McKinney is 35. Actor Kyle Lowder is 33. Thought for Today: In order to have wisdom we must have ignorance. Theodore Dreiser, American author (born this date in 1871, died 1945).Today inHISTORY CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE HI LO PR 95 71 NA HI LO PR 91 73 NA HI LO PR 92 73 NA HI LO PR 92 72 NA HI LO PR NA NA NA HI LO PR 89 72 NA YESTERDAYS WEATHER A little less humid. A 30% chance of showers or thunderstorms.THREE DAY OUTLOOK Mostly sunny with just a 20% chance of a shower. More sunshine, not as humid. A 20% chance of a stray thunderstorm.High: 92 Low: 72 High: 92 Low: 70 High: 92 Low: 70TODAY & TOMORROW MORNING WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY MORNING THURSDAY & FRIDAY MORNING Exclusive daily forecast by: TEMPERATURE* Monday 92/73 Record 97/67 Normal 92/71 Mean temp. 83 Departure from mean +2 PRECIPITATION* Monday 0.00 in. Total for the month 4.60 in. Total for the year 41.00 in. Normal for the year 37.65 in.*As of 7 p.m. at InvernessUV INDEX: 10 0-2 minimal, 3-4 low, 5-6 moderate, 7-9 high, 10+ very high BAROMETRIC PRESSURE Monday at 3 p.m. 30.08 in. DEW POINT Monday at 3 p.m. 73 HUMIDITY Monday at 3 p.m. 58% POLLEN COUNT** Grasses and weeds were light and trees were absent.**Light only extreme allergic will show symptoms, moderate most allergic will experience symptoms, heavy all allergic will experience symptoms.AIR QUALITY Monday was good with pollutants mainly particulates. ALMANAC CELESTIAL OUTLOOK SUNSET TONIGHT ............................7:57 P.M. SUNRISE TOMORROW .....................7:06 A.M. MOONRISE TODAY ................................NONE MOONSET TODAY ............................1:28 P.M. AUG. 28SEPT. 5SEPT. 12SEPT. 19 WATERING RULES BURN CONDITIONS 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/kbdiTodays Fire Danger Rating is: LOW. There is no burn ban.City H L Fcast Daytona Bch. 88 72 pc Ft. Lauderdale 87 77 ts Fort Myers 90 73 ts Gainesville 90 68 pc Homestead 90 74 ts Jacksonville 87 69 pc Key West 89 81 pc Lakeland 91 72 ts Melbourne 88 73 pc City H L Fcast Miami 87 78 ts Ocala 90 70 pc Orlando 91 74 pc Pensacola 88 72 s Sarasota 90 74 ts Tallahassee 90 69 s Tampa 91 73 ts Vero Beach 88 71 pc W. Palm Bch. 86 77 ts FLORIDA TEMPERATURESVariable winds from 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Bay and inland waters will have a light chop. Partly cloudy with just a slight chance of thunderstorms today. Gulf water temperature86 LAKE LEVELSLocation Sun. Mon. Full Withlacoochee at Holder 30.87 30.79 35.52 Tsala Apopka-Hernando 38.22 38.22 39.25 Tsala Apopka-Inverness 39.23 39.23 40.60 Tsala Apopka-Floral City 40.31 40.34 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 OUTLOOKTaken at Aripeka H H H H H L L L L 96/77 92/76 91/62 90/72 96/71 80/66 68/57 96/71 97/63 75/59 87/72 88/74 85/68 87/78 94/76 89/73 THE NATION Albany 78 65 .03 pc 85 64 Albuquerque 87 67 .03 pc 88 65 Asheville 80 55 pc 82 61 Atlanta 82 62 s 85 68 Atlantic City 85 61 ts 84 72 Austin 95 73 pc 95 75 Baltimore 89 61 ts 88 72 Billings 94 65 pc 97 63 Birmingham 85 65 pc 89 66 Boise 93 61 pc 91 61 Boston 84 67 .01 pc 80 68 Buffalo 77 70 .70 ts 83 70 Burlington, VT 74 64 pc 84 65 Charleston, SC 86 68 s 86 70 Charleston, WV 86 57 ts 88 70 Charlotte 84 55 s 88 66 Chicago 92 65 pc 92 76 Cincinnati 90 61 ts 90 69 Cleveland 87 68 ts 86 72 Columbia, SC 86 56 s 88 67 Columbus, OH 90 63 ts 89 72 Concord, N.H. 78 60 .06 pc 84 63 Dallas 98 75 pc 96 77 Denver 92 59 .06 pc 91 62 Des Moines 99 73 pc 102 73 Detroit 89 67 ts 88 74 El Paso 94 72 pc 90 72 Evansville, IN 90 63 pc 93 71 Harrisburg 86 62 ts 88 68 Hartford 77 67 .04 pc 86 68 Houston 89 74 .59 pc 94 76 Indianapolis 90 64 pc 92 73 Jackson 90 71 .01 pc 93 66 Las Vegas 76 71 .06 pc 91 78 Little Rock 92 72 s 94 72 Los Angeles 78 62 pc 80 66 Louisville 90 71 pc 93 74 Memphis 91 73 pc 95 74 Milwaukee 90 68 pc 89 72 Minneapolis 97 80 pc 96 71 Mobile 88 71 s 90 68 Montgomery 89 64 pc 88 67 Nashville 89 65 pc 91 70 New Orleans 86 75 .06 pc 90 75 New York City 84 68 ts 87 72 Norfolk 82 58 pc 92 71 Oklahoma City 94 71 pc 95 74 Omaha 97 74 pc 99 74 Palm Springs 84 76 .04 pc 104 79 Philadelphia 86 65 ts 89 73 Phoenix 100 81 pc 107 86 Pittsburgh 85 63 ts 85 71 Portland, ME 82 62 .24 pc 80 63 Portland, Ore 80 62 pc 81 59 Providence, R.I. 81 66 c 82 66 Raleigh 83 55 pc 91 69 Rapid City 98 65 pc 90 68 Reno 86 57 s 90 60 Rochester, NY 79 64 .43 pc 84 69 Sacramento 88 60 s 93 63 St. Louis 97 69 pc 97 75 St. Ste. Marie 82 68 .75 ts 81 65 Salt Lake City 89 68 ts 88 71 San Antonio 100 75 .01 ts 94 75 San Diego 79 69 trace pc 82 71 San Francisco 70 60 pc 72 59 Savannah 85 68 s 86 70 Seattle 76 61 .01 sh 75 59 Spokane 80 55 .02 pc 85 58 Syracuse 78 67 .19 ts 83 67 Topeka 96 71 s 96 72 Washington 90 64 pc 89 73YESTERDAYS NATIONAL HIGH & LOW HIGH 103 Mc Cook, Neb. LOW 32 Truckee, Calif. TUESDAY CITY H/L/SKY Acapulco 87/76/ts Amsterdam 79/59/pc Athens 93/74/s Beijing 91/68/c Berlin 78/55/pc Bermuda 83/78/sh Cairo 94/67/s Calgary 77/52/pc Havana 85/73/ts Hong Kong 86/77/ts Jerusalem 86/69/s Lisbon 88/64/s London 77/51/pc Madrid 87/68/pc Mexico City 67/53/ts Montreal 81/64/pc Moscow 69/46/s Paris 77/56/pc Rio 73/62/sh Rome 83/73/ts Sydney 68/50/pc Tokyo 87/73/pc Toronto 86/70/sh Warsaw 75/56/pc WORLD CITIES Monday Tuesday City H L Pcp. Fcst H L Monday Tuesday City H L Pcp. Fcst H L Weather Central, LP, Madison, Wi. Tuesday WednesdayCity High/Low High/Low High/Low High/LowChassahowitzka* 10:03 a/5:48 a 11:26 p/6:57 p 10:51 a/6:28 a /8:04 p Crystal River** 8:24 a/3:10 a 9:47 p/4:19 p 9:12 a/3:50 a 11:05 p/5:26 p Withlacoochee* 6:11 a/12:58 a 7:34 p/2:07 p 6:59 a/1:38 a 8:52 p/3:14 p Homosassa*** 9:13 a/4:47 a 10:36 p/5:56 p 10:01 a/5:27 a 11:54 p/7:03 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) 8/27 TUESDAY 11:38 5:26 5:50 8/28 WEDNESDAY 12:03 6:15 12:27 6:39 FORECAST FOR 3:00 P.M. TUESDAY HI LO PR NA NA NA Lawn watering limited to two days per week, before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m., as follows:EVEN addresses may water on Thursday and/or Sunday. ODD addresses may water on Wednesday and/or Saturday. 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Please recycle your newspaper.www.chronicleonline.com Published every Sunday through Saturday By Citrus Publishing Inc.1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429Phone 352-563-6363POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Citrus County Chronicle1624 N. MEADOWCREST BLVD., CRYSTAL RIVER, FL 34429 PERIODICAL POSTAGE PAID AT INVERNESS, FL SECOND CLASS PERMIT #114280 CITRUSCOUNTY Florida' s BestCommunity Newspaper Serving Floridas Best Community ENTERTAINMENT Damon, Panettiere get Environmental Media AwardsLOS ANGELES The Environmental Media Association is honoring Matt Damon and Hayden Panettiere for their dedication to ecological causes. The organization announced Monday that the two actors will be honored at its 23rd annual Environmental Media Awards this fall. Damon will receive the Ongoing Commitment Award for his work with Water.org, the organization he co-founded that aims to bring safe water and sanitation to people around the world. Panettiere will accept the Futures Award, which recognizes younger entertainers for their potential to be environmental activists. The Nashville star is active with the Whaleman Foundation, an oceanic research and conservation group.Kate Gosselin sues ex over book, alleges hackingPHILADELPHIA Former reality TV star Kate Gosselin filed a lawsuit Monday accusing her ex-husband of stealing her hard drive and hacking into her phone and computer to get material for a tell-all book. Jon Gosselin accessed email, bank accounts and other private information for a book called Kate Gosselin: How She Fooled the World, according to the federal lawsuit. The 2012 book was written by Jon Gosselins friend and business partner, tabloid writer Robert Hoffman, but pulled from the market after two days because the information had been illegally obtained, the lawsuit said. Jon violated a federal antihacking statute in order to publish salacious, scandalous and defamatory information about Kate, said her lawyer A. Jordan Rushie. Its damaged her reputation. The couple starred in the TLC show Jon & Kate plus 8, detailing life with their twins and sextuplets, before they separated in 2009 and later divorced.Career criminal banned from Brooklyn courtNEW YORK A career criminal who once stalked Friends star Jennifer Aniston has been banned from the Brooklyn federal courthouse for stalking a female judge. The Daily News said David Hester-Bey can only enter the building to file papers in civil cases until an evidence hearing in October. Court records say officers have escorted Hester-Bey around the building since the beginning of the year because his inappropriate behavior toward judicial and court officials has escalated. He allegedly tried to approach Judge Kiyo Matsumoto after telling an officer he had something to tell her and later trying to follow her into an elevator.Judge approves deal dismissing Paula Deen lawsuitSAVANNAH, Ga. A federal judge signed off Monday on a deal to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit against celebrity cook Paula Deen. A civil lawsuit accusing the former Food Network star and her brother of race discrimination and sexual harassment was officially dismissed when U.S. District Court Judge William T. Moore Jr. in Savannah approved a deal reached by attorneys in the case last week. The order closed the case with prejudice, meaning former Deen employee Lisa Jackson cant sue again over the same issues. Both sides agreed to pay their own court costs and legal fees. No other terms of the deal were disclosed. 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Associated PressNEW YORK Muriel Mickie Siebert, who started as a trainee on Wall Street and became the first woman to own a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, has died of complications of cancer at age 80. Siebert died Saturday at Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center in New York. Her death was confirmed by Jane Macon, a director of Siebert Financial and a partner at the law firm Norton Rose Fulbright. Siebert was founder and president of brokerage firm that bears her name, Muriel Siebert & Co. Inc. The company went public in 1996 as Siebert Financial Corp. Macon said Siebert was a fabulous woman, a trailblazer and a pioneer who set a high standard for those who entered the financial world after her. She always pushed the doors open and kept them open for other people to follow. Siebert, who was born in Cleveland and moved to New York in 1954 at age 22, started her career as a trainee in research at Bache & Co. earning a $65 a week. She went on to become an industry specialist in airlines and aerospace and later became a partner at brokerages including Brimberg & Co. She bought a seat on the New York Stock Exchange in December 1967 after months of struggling with the male-dominated business world that initially resisted her efforts to join. She established her investment firm the same year and transformed it into a discount brokerage house in 1975. Siebert took a leave of absence from the company in 1977 and placed it in a blind trust to be run by the employees when she was appointed the first woman superintendent of banking for the State of New York by Gov. Hugh Carey. She served five years. Siebert also is a former appointee to the New York State Commission on Judicial Nomination and the National Womens Business Council. Siebert, who lived in New York City, never married and did not have any children. Clinton Hurlstone, 96INVERNESSClinton T. Hurlstone, 96, of Inverness, Fla., passed away Sunday, Aug.25, 2013, at his residence. He was born Aug.5, 1917, in Cayman Brac, Grand Cayman Islands to the late Hemington and Martha (Ryan) Hurlstone. Clinton was a parts manager for General Motors Corporation, and arrived in this area in the 1970s, coming from the Brooklyn, N.Y., area. He attended the Inverness South Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witness, and enjoyed woodcarving, puzzles and astronomy, and loved to rhyme. He was preceded in death by one stepdaughter, Stephanie Brancheau. Survivors include his loving wife, Shirley Hurlstone of Inverness; three stepdaughters, Shirley (Douglas) Warnke of Honor, Mich., Susan Penn of Adrian, Mich., and Sheryl Lynn (Joseph) Basile of Floral City; stepson-in-law, John Brancheau; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends in visitation from 2 to 4p.m. Wednesday, Aug.28, 2013, at the Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness. Funeral services will be at the funeral home at 10a.m., the following day. After the service, the family will greet friends at their residence for fellowship and refreshments. Burial will be private. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Mary RobertsLederer, 66HERNANDOMary Ellen RobertsLederer, 66, of Hernando, Fla., died Friday, Aug.23, 2013, at Citrus Memorial hospital, Inverness. Mary Ellen was born Jan.13, 1947, in Buffalo, N.Y., the daughter of William and Catherine Roberts. She moved from south Florida, to Hernando in 2000 and was an active member of the Citrus Garden Club. Mary Ellen was Catholic. She was predeceased by her father, William. Survivors include her mother, Catherine Roberts, Buffalo, N.Y.; brother, William Roberts, Buffalo, N.Y.; sisters, Michelle Kavanaugh, Kenmore, N.Y., Kathaleen Burke, Buffalo, N.Y.; and loving companion, Bob Crouse, Hernando. Family and friends will gather at Heinz Funeral Home Chapel at 11a.m. Wednesday, Aug.28, 2013. There will be a memorial service at 11:30a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in honor of Mary Ellen may be made to Hospice of Citrus County, P.O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464. Arrangements by Heinz Funeral Home and Cremation, Inverness.Herbert Schneider, 83CRYSTAL RIVERHerbert J. Schneider, 83, of Crystal River, Fla., and Minocqua, Wis., died Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at his summer home in Minocqua. Herb was born Oct.10, 1929, to Herbert B. and Rose Schneider in Adams, Wis. He graduated from Adams-Friendship High School in 1947. Herb was inducted into the schools Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct.12, 2001. Herb was a three-sport athlete. He received honors in football, basketball and track. As the starting center, Schneider was named to the AllConference first team in 1947. After graduation, he spent two years in the Navy on the USS Coral Sea, but was called home to take care of his two orphaned brothers. Herb married Betty Mann in Arkdale, Wis., in 1951. They had two daughters, Pamalla and Cindy, and later two grandchildren, Herbie and Rose. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Herb was always interested in law enforcement and loved nature. It was his dream in life to become a game warden. He was an Adams County game warden, a deputy sheriff and a member of the Wisconsin State Patrol before becoming a state warden in March 1958. He was soon assigned to Stevens Point and was known as C-165. He was transferred to Woodruff in April 1973 and worked there as a field warden until his retirement Oct. 1, 1983. He relished working in the field and chose to remain a field warden throughout his career despite chances for promotion. During his tenure at Stevens Point, Schneider became wellknown to the staff at the University for his expertise and assistance in developing their conservation studies. He spent endless hours tutoring students. Many of these students were inspired by Schneider and did become state conservation wardens. While at Stevens Point, Herb and William Bablitch, district attorney at the time, received a $1,500 reward for apprehending the slayers of elk at Jordan Park. They used the money to set up a scholarship fund for natural resource students. In February 1973, UW-SP College of Natural Resources named Schneider Outstanding Conservationist of the Year at its annual banquet. While at Woodruff, Herbs persistent monitoring of water and shoreline alteration permits led to protection for these valuable resources. He started a new chapter of the Izaak Walton League to help protect the bountiful resources surrounding the Woodruff-Minocqua area. His efforts did and will make a difference to those who enjoy the outdoors. After retirement, Herb and Betty spent the winters in Florida and summers in Minocqua. Herb enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He enjoyed reading, fishing, hunting and playing golf. While in Florida one winter in February, Herb had two holes-in-one in a two-week span. Herb is survived by his wife, Betty; daughters, Pamalla R. Schneider of Stevens Point and Cindy A. Cyra (Greg) of Minocqua; grandchildren, Herbert J. Coulthurst of Madison and Rose Schneider of Stevens Point; and brother, Robert Schneider of St. Petersburg. Herbs wishes were to be cremated. A memorial service will be at 11:30a.m. Friday, Aug.30, 2013, with visitation at 10:45a.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church, 8632 U.S. 51, Minocqua, WI 54548. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to Betty Schneider, 7420 Golfway Court, Minocqua, WI 54548. A scholarship will be established in Herbs name for law enforcement at the UW-SP College of Natural Resources, and a memorial in Herbs name at the Calvary Lutheran Church. C-165 is 1042. The Schneider family would like to thank the Hospice staff, and the Oncology and Cardiology departments of the Marshfield Clinic for their care and compassion during Herbs illness. Online condolences may be shared at www.nimsgernfuneral. com, Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Services is serving the family. Dick Thien, 73USA TODAY EDITORST. LOUIS Richard Dick Thien, a veteran journalist who played a pivotal role in developingUSA Todayfor Gannett Co. Inc., has died. He was 73. Thien died Friday of natural causes at Missouri Baptist Hospital in suburban St. Louis, his son, Mark Thien, said Monday. Thien was a two-time cancer survivor. In 1981, Gannetts CEO, Al Neuharth, chose Thien to be one of five prototype editors for USA Today, the nations first national general-interest newspaper that made its debut the following year. USA Todayimmediately made a splash with its colorful look, frequent use of graphics and shorter, tighter stories, setting a trend followed by many newspapers around the world. Thien was described in the book The Making of McPaper: The Inside Story of USA Today, as a gruff, cigar-chewing type who barked like an old-time city editor. The Associated Press named Thien one of the 12 best editors in the country in 1986. It was among many awards he won in a career that spanned more than four decades. Thien grew up in St. Louis and graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism in 1963. He was a first lieutenant in the Army in the 1960s. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Elaine, three children and three grandchildren. CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEA6TUESDAY, AUGUST27, 2013 Herbert Schneider Clinton Hurlstone Obituaries Death ELSEWHERE 000FVPR 000FV2B Does your old fur need anExtreme MAKEOVER? Come by during our New Fur & Mink Restyle Event! Tuesday, August 27, 10am 5pmBrought to you by LaBelle FursSince 1919A 4th Generation Family Furwww.Labellefurs.comVals Boutique563-1234600 SE US Hwy. 19, Crystal River(Next to Specialty Gems)Mon. 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Teco power plant project gets thumbs upAn administrative law judge has recommended that Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet approve a plan by Tampa Electric Co. to upgrade and expand the capacity of the Polk Power Station. Judge Bram D.E. Canter on Friday issued a 35-page recommended order, which is part of a process in which Scott and the Cabinet decide whether to certify such projects. Canters recommendation said some residents expressed concerns about transmission lines related to the project, but he wrote that it should be approved. The project would provide additional clean and reliable energy, additional jobs during construction, an increased property tax base, and increased economic activity in the form of purchases of goods and services, the recommended order said. The Polk Power Station is in southwest Polk County, near the Hillsborough County line. The project involves converting four generating units at the site to what are known as combined cycle units, which would improve efficiency in producing electricity and boost the output of the plant. Canters recommendation said construction is expected to start in January 2014.Adkins to host meetings on sex offender lawsAmid questions about the effectiveness of Floridas sexoffender laws, Rep. Janet Adkins, R-Fernandina Beach, has scheduled a meeting next week in Jacksonville to address the issue. The SunSentinel of South Florida has run a series of stories this month indicating the state has repeatedly failed to stop sex offenders from committing additional attacks. Also, the state has been rocked by high-profile incidents such as the murder this summer in Jacksonville of 8-year-old Cherish Perrywinkle, who was abducted by a sex offender, authorities say. Adkins has scheduled the hearing for 2 p.m. Sept. 4.Report: State still grappling with income issuesWhile Gov. Rick Scott travels the state touting job growth and an unemployment rate below the national average, a report released last week by state analysts points to some continuing economic problems such as a lack of income growth and persistent home foreclosures. Florida had a 1.5 percent decline in personal income during the first quarter of 2013, compared to the last quarter of 2012. The report, posted online by the Legislatures Office of Economic and Demographic Research, said housing is generally improving but that Florida had the highest foreclosure rate in the country in July 2013. Also, the report noted that while the states unemployment rate dropped from 9.4 percent in December 2011 to 7.1 percent in July 2013, a large part of that drop 47.8 percent stemmed from people dropping out of the labor force or delaying entry to the labor force. The job market will take a long time to recover about 515,000 jobs have been lost since the most recent peak, the report said. Rehiring, while necessary, will not be enough.Three Rep., one Dem. qualify for Fasano House seatThree Republicans and one Democrat qualified Monday to run in a special election to succeed former state Rep. Mike Fasano, a New Port Richey Republican who was appointed this month as Pasco County tax collector. All of the qualified candidates had indicated earlier they would run for the House District 36 seat. The Republicans are Bill Gunter of New Port Richey, Jeromy Harding of New Port Richey and James Mathieu of Port Richey, according to the state Division of Elections website. The Democrat is Amanda Murphy of New Port Richey. Qualifying will end at noon Tuesday. A primary will be held Sept. 17, and the special general election is scheduled for Oct. 15.Smith proposes neighborhood watch changesSenate Minority Leader Chris Smith, D-Fort Lauderdale, has filed a measure that would prohibit neighborhood crime-watch participants from confronting or attempting to apprehend potentially questionable individuals. The bill (SB 122) also would prohibit people from using the states controversial stand your ground law as a defense if they leave places of safety to initiate confrontations. It also would require law enforcement to issue reasonable guidelines for the operation of neighborhood crime-watch programs. Smiths proposal comes in the wake of the July 13 acquittal of Sanford resident George Zimmerman, a neighborhoodwatch volunteer, in the February 2012 shooting of teen Trayvon Martin. It was initially up to the Sanford police to decide whether Zimmerman would go free under stand your ground, and no charges were brought for weeks after the shooting. 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The loan will be in default Oct. 1 because the hospital is not meeting the bond covenant of having at least 65 operational days of cash on hand. The hospital has about 41 days cash on hand and will have about 45 days at the end of September, finance officer Mark Williams said. Beaty and Williams had earlier considered taking out another loan to pay the SunTrust bond and give the hospital enough cash on hand to satisfy the 65day covenant of an $8.3 million bond with Compass Bank. The cooperative agreement eliminates pursuing another loan. A default would trigger the hospital boards taking over the hospital from the foundation, according to the lease. The resolution requires both banks to agree to delay any default action to give time for both boards to select and negotiate with a new hospital owner or lease-holder. Contact Chronicle reporter Mike at 563-3228 or mwright@chronicle online.com. CMHContinued from Page A1 From the CAPITAL From wire reports
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DUI arrest Otto Speary, 54, of West Duck Court, Homosassa, at 2:08 a.m. Aug. 25 on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence. According to his arrest affidavit, Speary was stopped for erratic driving. He did poorly on field sobriety tasks and refused tests of his blood alcohol level. Bond $500.Domestic abuse arrest Carleen Vankampen 43, of Dunnellon, at 9:09 p.m. Aug. 25 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. No bond. Gary Williamson, 40, of Floral City, at 9:14 p.m. Aug. 24 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. No bond. Samuel Addair, 79, of Floral City, at 9:14 p.m. Aug. 24 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. No bond. Holleigh Chaney 22, of Lecanto, at 9:09 p.m. Aug. 23 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. No bond.Other arrests Jennifer Leffew, 33, of North Gulf Avenue, Crystal River, at 9:35 a.m. Aug. 26 on a felony charge of fraudulent use of a credit card. No bond. Darlene Woods, 32, of Inverness, at 6:14 a.m. Aug. 26 on a felony charge of inmate in possession of contraband in a state correctional facility. According to her arrest affidavit, Woods is accused of having suboxone and other items while an inmate at the Citrus County Detention Facility. She was arrested on Aug. 25 on a warrant for violation of probation for a felony grand theft charge and charges stemming from manufacturing of methamphetamine. Bond $10,000. Adrianne Wilson 33, of Homosassa, at 5:40 a.m. Aug. 26 on misdemeanor charges of criminal mischief and battery. No bond. Anthony Thomas, 38, of North Jade Terrace, Crystal River, at 10:58 p.m. Aug. 25 on a felony charge of carrying a concealed firearm, and a misdemeanor charge of knowingly driving while license was suspended or revoked. According to his arrest affidavit, Thomas was stopped for speeding and admitted to having a revolver under the drivers seat. Bond $2,500. Joshua Gonzalez 18, of Wauchula, at 12:18 a.m. Aug. 25 on a misdemeanor charge of battery. Bond $500. Adam Rollins, 32, of Homosassa, at 8:52 p.m. Aug. 24 on a felony charge of aggravated battery on a pregnant woman. No bond. James Kirch 28, of South Marsha Terrace, Homosassa, at 7:57 p.m. Aug. 24 on a misdemeanor charge of retail petit theft. According to his arrest affidavit, Kirch is accused of shoplifting batteries, along with other items from the Walmart in Lecanto valued at $152.25. He was released on his own recognizance. Joseph Darmiento, 22, of South Alabama Avenue, Homosassa, at 1:36 a.m. Aug. 24 on a misdemeanor charge of possession of cannabis (less than 20 grams). He was released on his own recognizance. Lynn Schlick 59, of West Green Acres Street, Homosassa, at 5:21 p.m. Aug. 24 on a misdemeanor charge of retail petit theft. According to her arrest affidavit, Schlick is accused of shoplifting DVDs from Walmart in Inverness valued at $42. She was released on her own recognizance. Rory Alexander 19, of North Railroad Way, Hernando, at 2:44 p.m. Aug. 24 on felony charges of possession of drugs with intent to sell and possession of controlled substance, along with a misdemeanor charge of drug paraphernalia. According to his arrest affidavit, Alexander was stopped for speeding in Hernando. A search of Alexander netted 64 grams of cannabis in baggies of varying amounts. Bond $11,000. Cirila Lopez 42, and Pablo Pedro Alonso, 21 of Firebush Circle, Immokalee, along with Pablo Padro Alonzo 44, of Lehigh Acres, at 1:20 p.m. Aug. 24 on misdemeanor charges of trespassing after warning. According to the arrest affidavit, all three were trespassing in Oak Village, where they had been previously trespassed. Bond was set at $500 for each of them. Jason Osborn, 34, of North Davy Way, Dunnellon, at 1:26 a.m. Aug. 24 on misdemeanor charges of obstruction by disguised person, drug paraphernalia and knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked. According to his arrest affidavit, Osborn was stopped for faulty equipment. A search revealed the name and information Osborn gave was that of his brother, and not himself. A small pipe was also found in the vehicle. Bond $1,500. Joshua Frazier, 29, of Richton Park, Ill., at 12:15 a.m. Aug. 24 on a felony warrant for violating probation on an original charge of lewd and lascivious battery. He was extradited from Illinois. Bond was denied. Douglas Miller 30, of West La Prima Court, Crystal River, at 9:51 p.m. Aug. 23 on misdemeanor charges of assault on a law enforcement officer, and resisting an officer without violence. According to his arrest affidavit, Miller shouted obscenities and made threats at a deputy responding to a call of rocks being thrown at vehicle. A Taser was used to subdue Miller. Bond $1,000. Thomas Dehart, 55, at 4:55 p.m. Aug. 23 on a felony charge of grand theft. According to his arrest affidavit, the victim and Dehart were drinking together, and when the victim awoke after losing consciousness, she discovered $1,000 missing from her purse. Dehart admitted to taking the money and $600 was recovered on his person. Bond $2,000. Citrus County Sheriffs OfficeBurglaries A residential burglary was reported at 2:15 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, in the 2400 block of W. Jonquil Drive, Dunnellon. A vehicle burglary was reported at 11:34 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, in the 7200 block of W. Village Drive, Homosassa. A residential burglary was reported at 7:10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, in the 1100 block of E. Whirl Away Circle, Inverness. A residential burglary was reported at 7:33 p.m. Aug. 25 in the 11500 block of E. Salmon Drive, Floral City.Thefts A grand theft was reported at 12:38 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, in the 4300 block of E. Trail X, Inverness. A grand theft was reported at 9:29 a.m. Aug. 23 in the 800 block of S. Rock Crusher Road, Homosassa. A grand theft was reported at 3:34 p.m. Aug. 23 in the 7900 block of E. Gator Court, Inverness. A petit theft was reported at 8:03 p.m. Aug. 23 in the 8400 block of N. Carl G. Rose Highway, Hernando. A grand theft was reported at 8:28 p.m. Aug. 23 in the 2700 block of E. Squirrel Court, Inverness. A petit theft was reported at 8:35 p.m. Aug. 23 in the 1900 block of N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. A petit theft was reported at 12:11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, in the 20 block of S. Harrison St., Beverly Hills. A petit theft was reported at 1:04 p.m. Aug. 24 in the 1900 block of N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. A grand theft was reported at 4 p.m. Aug. 24 in the 11100 block of N. Wahoo Trail, Dunnellon. A petit theft was reported at 4:23 p.m. Aug. 24 in the 2400 block of E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. A larceny petit theft was reported at 7:29 p.m. Aug. 24 in the 1900 block of N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. A petit theft was reported at 9:34 p.m. Aug. 24 in the 9400 block of N. Argo Way, Dunnellon. A grand theft was reported at 10:20 p.m. Aug. 24 in the 2400 block of E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. A petit theft was reported at 11:25 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, in the 6800 block of W. Sedan Court, Homosassa. A grand theft was reported at 7:37 p.m. Aug. 25 at N.E. First Ave., Crystal River. A petit theft was reported at 8:58 p.m. Aug. 25 in the 6800 block of S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. A grand theft was reported at 11:30 p.m. Aug. 25 in the 7400 block of N. Fernandina Ave., Dunnellon.Vandalisms A vandalism was reported at 6:06 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, in the 8200 block of W. Woodbury Court, Crystal River. A vandalism was reported at 6:47 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, in the 2100 block of N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. For the RECORD Associated PressCLEARWATER Teachers, school officials, politicians and other education leaders on Monday kicked off a three-day summit in hopes of reaching a consensus on the next round of changes for Floridas public schools. It was clear even from the beginning that there remains a wide gulf and even some distrust about what changes should be made to the states education standards and its well-known A-to-F school grading system. Florida Gov. Rick Scott called for the hastily-arranged summit following a summer that included the abrupt resignation of Education Commissioner Tony Bennett and a backlash over the states current grading system. It comes nearly a year after the Republican governor embarked on a listening tour where he personally visited schools. The summit also comes when the state is the middle of a huge transition to a new set of standards and potentially a new high-stakes test to replace the current Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. Interim Education Commissioner Pam Stewart repeatedly said that the summit was an opportunity for state officials to listen to others involved in education and create a plan for the future. I think we are focused on moving the bar forward, Stewart said. There are some things that we want to take a closer look at and make sure that we are on the right track. But Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho said that state officials need to fix problems with the states current system of ranking and evaluating schools before they move to new standards. We need to recognize at some point this became a runaway train that needs to get back on track, Carvalho said. I think at this point theres a great deal of skepticism across the state as to what the validity and reliability of our accountability system really is. And we have an opportunity to fix it. Summit kicks off amid distrust about schools
Orders for long-lasting US factory goods plungeWASHINGTON Orders for long-lasting U.S. factory goods fell sharply last month as demand for commercial aircraft plummeted and businesses spent less on computers and electrical equipment. Orders for durable goods plunged 7.3 percent in July, the Commerce Department said Monday. Its the steepest drop in nearly a year. Excluding the volatile transportation category, orders fell just 0.6 percent. Both declines followed three straight months of increases. Core capital goods fell 3.3 percent. These are considered a good measure of businesses confidence in the economy and include machinery, computers and heavy trucks, while excluding volatile aircraft and defense. The drop followed four straight months of gains. The drop suggests the third quarter is off to a weaker start than some had hoped.Treasury says US will hit debt limit in mid-Oct.WASHINGTON Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is telling Congress that the U.S. government will hit its borrowing limit in midOctober and urged lawmakers to reach a budget deal before then. Lew said in a letter to Speaker John Boehner that the government is running out of accounting maneuvers it has used to avoid hitting the $16.7 trillion borrowing limit. He pressed Congress to raise the borrowing limit before then so Treasury can keep paying the governments bills. Earlier this year, Congress temporarily suspended the borrowing limit so lawmakers could focus on other budget debates. Treasury has kept the government operating for several months through its bookkeeping maneuvers. A smaller deficit this year has also helped.Penneys largest investor to sell entire stakeNEW YORK J.C. Penneys largest investor and former board member, William Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management, is selling his nearly 18 percent stake in the company. The move to sell 39.1 million shares of the company, announced in a regulatory filing, comes two weeks after Ackman resigned from J.C. Penneys board. The planned sale comes as Penney is trying to recover from a botched up transformation plan that was spearheaded by its former CEO Ron Johnson and resulted in disastrous results. The news sent shares down nearly 3 percent to $12.99 per share in after hours-trading after closing down 15 cents to $13.35 in the regular session.Economists: Future deficits top US fiscal problemNEW YORK The biggest fiscal challenge facing the U.S. is the size of projected deficits in the 2020s and 2030s, according to a survey of business economists. The National Association for Business Economics surveyed 220 of its members in July and August. The survey found that members were more concerned about the size of deficits in the next two decades than current deficits or deficits over the next 10 years: 43 percent of the economists named budget gaps in the 2020s and 2030s as the top fiscal challenge, compared with 37 percent who chose projected deficits over the next 10 years. 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Most recent dividend was omitted or deferred. k Declared or paid this year, a cumulative issue with dividends in arrears. m Current annual rate, which was decreased by most recent dividend announcement. p Initial dividend, annual rate not known, yie ld not shown. r Declared or paid in preceding 12 months plus stock dividend. t Paid in stock, approximate cash value on ex-distribution date. PE Footnotes: q Stock is a closed-end fund no P/E ratio shown. cc P/E exceeds 99. dd Loss in last 12 months. The market value of the electric car maker jumped above $20 billion on a favorable sales report from California dealers. Shares of 3D printing companies jumped as Citigroup initiated coverage of two, one of them being 3D Systems. Enough beating of baby seals, said Brean Capital, which upgraded the teen apparel retailer after the stocks recent slump. The potash producer rose on the arrest of the head of Russias largest potash producer, weeks after it exited a pricing cartel. Stock of the coal miner jumped following a glowing analysis of the company in an article in Barrons over the weekend. Stocks started the day higher after a handful of deals were announced. But the market headed lower in afternoon trading after Secretary of State John Kerry ratcheted up pressure against Syria. Both the Dow and the S&P 500 closed down less than 1 percent. 10 15 20 $25 A JJ Peabody EnergyBTU Close: $18.25 0.40 or 2.2% $14.34$29.84 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 9.4m (1.3x avg.) $4.92 b 52-week range PE: Yield: ... 1.9% 10 15 $20 A JJ Intrepid PotashIPI Close: $12.61 0.20 or 1.6% $10.60$24.70 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 4.1m (2.0x avg.) $955.43 m 52-week range PE: Yield: 12.9 ... 5 10 15 $20 A JJ AeropostaleARO Close: $8.71 -0.05 or -0.6% $8.59$17.10 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 8.3m (3.2x avg.) $683.47 m 52-week range PE: Yield: 62.2 ... 40 45 50 $55 A JJ 3D SystemsDDD Close: $51.90 3.46 or 7.1% $21.57$54.08 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 10.4m (2.8x avg.) $5.27 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 76.3 ... 50 100 150 $200 A JJ TeslaTSLA Close: $164.22 2.38 or 1.5% $26.86 $173.00 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 24.0m (2.2x avg.) $19.94 b 52-week range PE: Yield: ... ... The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.79 percent Monday. 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If you think all things having to do with health insurance are confusing now, just wait until Oct. 1. Thats opening day for insurance enrollment in the new health care marketplace (also called health care exchange) mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Florida is one of the states that declined to set up its own marketplace, instead handing the responsibility back to the federal government. In anticipation of open enrollment, the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded grant monies in Florida to crank up a navigator program, intended to help people shop for and obtain health insurance in the marketplace. The University of South Florida recently received a $4.2 million grant, the largest in Florida. USF will work with 10 partner organizations, covering all but three southeast Florida counties, deploying trained navigators throughout communities to help educate people about insurance options and how to obtain coverage. Using these navigators is optional. Enrollment will be available individually online for those who are comfortable using the computerbased tools and application. HHS representatives have said that these counselors must complete at least 20 hours of training before they start working with consumers, and must comply with privacy and security standards. They point out that those who use navigators will have eligibility verified in the same manner as applicants to other government programs. Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi have raised objections to how the navigator program is being implemented. They say that training was cut from 30 hours to 20 in the rush to get ready for October, and there are doubts on whether safeguards are in place to protect personal financial information. Bondi is leading a group that includes 12 other Republican state attorneys general, asking HHS to require standardized background screenings for navigators. Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, DWeston, also the Democratic National Committee Chair, blasted Scott and Bondi for hypocrisy. She pointed out that had Florida chosen to set up a state-based exchange, Florida would be in a position to dictate how the navigators are trained and deployed. But it didnt. Political sniping aside and it should be put aside there are real concerns with the health care marketplace processes. First, we can all agree that massive online registration programs are bound to experience glitches. Count on it. And a bad experience trying to go it alone may drive people to seek the help of a navigator. Second, we already know that information security is something to strive for, but it cannot be guaranteed. We have heard more than just a few times about hackers getting into computerized records of banks, retailers, financial services firms and government records. We already give plenty of private information to people in order to obtain services we want or need. It will be the same with this program and these navigators. Government at all levels must do everything it can to support the integrity of the health care marketplace program, and protect citizens and their private information. If that takes more training, do it. If it takes stricter background checking, do it. If it takes special certification programs, do it. Whatever it takes, do it. The citizens who so deeply need health care insurance deserve the smoothest, safest process possible. HEALTH CARE MARKETPLACE BYDOUGLASCOHN ANDELEANORCLIFTWASHINGTONThe summer is coming to a close, and no single issue has taken hold of the town hall meetings that members of Congress traditionally host when theyre back home in their districts. In part, thats because the politicians arent all that eager to have these open-ended, unscripted exchanges with constituents. Democrats are under fire from the left for the administrations over-reach in its collection of meta-data, and Republicans are facing demands that they shut down the government as means of defunding Obamacare. Republicans are having the harder time of it because they campaigned on repealing Obamacare, and they led constituents to believe that it would be possible to repeal and replace the law they hate so much. Now they are ducking the issue. Just a dozen senators signed a letter to Majority leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., saying they would not back a continuing resolution to fund the government if it includes money for the implementation of Obamacare. Republican leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., who is facing a primary challenge from a wellfunded Tea Party candidate, has so far refused to say whether he would back a government shut-down. On the campaign trail this August, liberal groups have been trailing conservatives and taking every opportunity that arises to present the other side. The law prohibits insurance companies from refusing coverage to people who have a pre-existing condition; it eliminates the lifetime caps that people with chronic conditions face when they battle serious illness for a long time, and it lets young people up until the age of 26 stay on their parents policy. When the insurance exchanges mandated by the law go into effect on October 1, people will be able to shop online for the policy best suited to their needs, just as they do for other consumer-friendly services. Whats not to like? Republicans say Obamacare means more government and more bureaucracy, and thats why they are opposed. House Republicans have voted 40 times to repeal the law, knowing full well each time that it is a fruitless exercise. If it passed the House on a party-line vote, it would stall in the Democratic-led Senate. Even if it managed somehow to pass the Senate, there is no way President Obama would sign into law legislation that repeals his signature achievement. It is a non-starter, period. So why then do Republicans persist? The short answer is theyve been doing it so long, they dont know what else to do. Its reflexive, and theyve got the repeal part down. Where they have failed is the second half of their repeal and replace mantra. They havent offered anything that would take the place of Obamacare should they succeed in dismantling the Affordable Care Act. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., in his new role as co-host of CNNs remake of its venerable show, Crossfire, has been chiding his party to come up with ideas about what Republicans would do should they succeed in regaining power. Its the challenge they face on every issue. Having President Obama in the White House has been a convenient foil, letting them off easy when it comes to offering an agenda that would serve as a road map should they recapture the Senate next year, or the White House in 2016. The assumption is that the Republicans are not stupid enough to shut down the government over Obamacare, but other epic fights lay ahead. The debt ceiling must be raised again for the government to pay its bills, and the spending cuts mandated by sequester extended, modified or lifted. Summer will soon become fall, and the politicians will be back in Washington. Will they perform knowing the consequences for the economy, and for their constituents? Dont bet on it. Just saying, No, isnt governing. Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift author the Washington Merry-Go-Round column, founded in 1932 by Drew Pearson.Page A10TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013 OPINION Care was exemplaryI am writing with a grateful heart for the kindness, compassion and professionalism of several medical professionals in our community. Dr. Declan Hagerty of Inverness Surgical Associates, Dr. William V. Harrer of Citrus Hematology and Oncology Center and Dr. Jean Patrick, ER doctor at Citrus Memorial hospital, went above and beyond what I have experienced with other doctors. When my brother was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma this past Christmas Eve and he had no medical or health insurance, they worked hard to make sure he obtained the treatment he needed. He is now in remission, and I am eternally thankful to them and their staffs for their dedication, not only to their professions, but to their patients as well. We are blessed to have them in the midst of our community. Thank you!Phyllis Helt LecantoForever in memoryFriday night, I went to a wake in Lecanto. It was an experience I wont forget for a long time. The VFW was outside standing at attention and two at the door greeting. A very patriotic sight to see. Inside the line for seeing the family was out to the door. All seats were full and the lines were full. Almost every person was in black and hardly a dry eye in the room. To be thought of that much, he must have been a very special person. He will be remembered for a long time for the giving person he was. I hope we can treat people we know and meet while we are here to let them know God loves them. My prayers go out to the family. God bless James Kennedy.Ernie Porter Inverness CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE THE CHRONICLEinvites you to call Sound Off with your opinions about local or statewide subjects. You do not need to leave your name, and have less than a minute to record. COMMENTSwill 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. OPINIONS INVITED The opinions expressed in Chronicle editorials are the opinions of the newspapers editorial board.Letters must be no longer than 600 words, and writers will be limited to four letters per month. SEND LETTERS TO: The Editor, 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429. Or, fax to 352-563-3280, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org THE ISSUE:Concern about privacy issues in connection with ACA health care navigators.OUR OPINION:Those seeking insurance enrollment help need peace of mind about privacy. EDITORIAL BOARDGerry Mulligan ....................................publisherMike Arnold ..............................................editorCharlie Brennan ........................managing editorCurt Ebitz ..................................citizen memberMac Harris ................................citizen memberRebecca Martin ..........................guest memberBrad Bautista ....................................copy chief You may differ with my choice, but not my right to choose. David S. Arthurs publisher emeritus Founded by Albert M. WilliamsonCITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE Due diligence necessary for navigator program The first wealth is health.Emerson, 1860 LETTERSto the Editor Who will be affected in our area? The health care marketplace will be used by those currently uninsured or who are purchasing individual health insurance. Those covered by employer plans will not be affected. The numbers below identify only the uninsured in an area encompassing Citrus and Sumter counties. (Florida Public Use Microdata Area, or PUMA, No. 1201600). These data were provided by Enroll America, compiled from reports from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Total number of uninsured, from birth through age 64 38,379. That represents 26.3 percent of residents in the PUMA. The age breakdown: 18 or younger 9 percent 19 to 25 14 percent 26 to 34 17 percent Income ranges: 53 percent are at less than or equal to 138 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL). They may be eligible for Medicaid or for shopping in the health care marketplace 41 percent are between 139 and 400 percent of FPL, and thus possibly eligible for federal subsidy assistance on purchasing insurance through the marketplace. 6 percent are at greater than 400 percent FPL; no subsidy is available. Source: http://www.enrollamerica.org/maps 35 to 54 45 percent 55 to 64 15 percent Just saying, No, isnt governing Not close to 30 percentIve been reading a lot about the tax increases and Im not nearly sharp as I used to be, but I know what 30 percent is and I know how much tax I paid last year. Let me tell you, somethings been wrong somewhere in these calculations. I suspect its been the effort to arouse people perhaps by the media. But when I look at my TRIM notice, my actual tax increase, if the budget adjustments are made, is closer to 3 percent than to 30 percent. And if those budget changes are not made, my taxes next year will actually be less. I may be the exception; I may be closer to the rule. All I know for sure is, I didnt get a 30 percent increase in my taxes. It wasnt anyplace close to being that much.Explain thisGot a (TRIM) document today in the mail stating This is not a bill. However, there was a detailed breakdown of taxes for 2014. Compared to last years real estate tax bill, this was 12 percent higher. Inflation is nowhere near 12 percent. Whats your excuse, county tax collector? Editors note:The tax collector doesnt set the tax rate. The local governments, such as county commission and school board, set the tax rate.What cutbacks?Hey, Sound Off, youre going to be busy tonight. I got my TRIM bill. They raised the market value of my home 35 percent. Didnt the Chronicle put out a thing about three months ago saying property values were down 3 percent across the county again? Every department got more money. Wheres the cutbacks? Every single department got more money and yet they swear theyre cutting back. I just dont know what to do.Pay attention to issueResponse to Sell hospital now, Aug. 15. Apparently that person hasnt really been paying attention for four years or he or the people he talks to would know which board has been causing the most problems. Why didnt these people all get upset when it came to this? CALL563-0579OUND OFFS CORRECTIONSDue to an editors error, an editorial on Page A10 of Saturdays Chronicle Progress finally made in CMH conflict, contained incorrect information. The Citrus County Hospital Board met Thursday with Citrus Memorial hospital representatives, but not the foundation board. Due to an editors error, an editorial on Page A10 of Saturdays Chronicle New lawsuit at hospital will cost citizens, contained incorrect information. Josh Nemzoff claims he is exempt from the states public records law because he was the hospital boards independent contractor. The Chronicle regrets the errors. OtherVOICES
Sell the hospitalIm just calling to say I totally agree with all these articles, the ads, the fullpage ad on the back of the front page of Wednesdays paper (Aug. 7). We (the county) need to get rid of Citrus Memorial. The hospital board, the hospital foundation are wasting taxpayer money fighting each other. We dont need to be putting money into the bottomless pit like that. Lets find a buyer, sell the hospital and reduce the taxes on the people of Citrus County.Leave cats aloneThis is for the city council members, plus Bob Plaisted, Frank DiGiovanni and the city attorney on the feral cat problem. The cats should be able to live out their lives in Whispering Pines Park. Clarify gun lawThis call is in regards to todays editorial, Shooting law ignores local reality. I believe if you check and find out, no one is permitted to go out into the woods and shoot indiscriminately. Any and all shooting like this must be done on private property. So we could use a little clarity here, possibly someone could clarify this. Work out problemsSuggestion: How about (Charlie) Dean, (Jeff) Dawsy and the local politicians get together for the sake of us taxpayers, smoke the peace pipe, bury the hatchet and work on our tax problems. Step 1: Get rid of the hospital board. They are bleeding us dry for their egos. Save our hospital. Air potato killersWhen are we going to learn? We have an air potato vine problem in Florida, apparently. Theyre going to introduce the air potato beetle from Asia to eat those and they only eat those and then they believe theyll die when theyve eaten all the potato vines. Well, what if they dont? Weve got to quit introducing foreign animals and plant life to this state. Everything will grow here. If they start eating the orange leaves or grape leaves, what then? Stop introducing species that are not native to this state and if it turns out bad, whos in trouble?Nice articleI want to thank the Citrus Chronicle so much for the wonderful article they did on Dr. Carlos Gonzalez. He was truly a friend and a great man and the lifetime achievement article you did was just wonderful. Thank you so much.Everyone paysNot only homeowners pay the fire tax. People who are renting get the fire tax tacked onto them from whoever owns the property by upping the rent. So everyone is paying the fire tax. 000FJLM 352-795-1881 A Healthy Smile Is A Healthy Life. 535 N. CITRUS AVE CRYSTAL RIVER, FL 34428 Dr. Jennifer Lee, DMD Full Service Dentistry YOUR SMILE YOUR SMILE DESERVES DESERVES SPECIAL SPECIAL TREATMENT TREATMENT FREE SECOND OPINION TUESDAY, AUGUST27, 2013 A11CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEOPINION Letters to THE EDITOR Leasing CMH better optionThis letter is in response to the reply of Aug. 16 of my letter of Aug. 5: Mr. Sprott suggested I notice a lease. Excuse me already, but several years ago, I had already looked, and the 80-year lease the Citrus County Hospital Board agreed to with the Citrus County Hospital Foundation in 1990 had virtually no rental income it was a win-win for everyone except the taxpayers of Citrus County who did pay for the construction of the Citrus Memorial hospital and formed the Citrus County Hospital Board back in the 1940s, as described on the CCHB website, To operate the hospital system and provide medically necessary health care for all Citrus County residents, regardless of their ability to pay. The citizens of Citrus County have provided millions of dollars for indigent care and for the needs of the hospital during the years, along with significant legal expenses. In my letter I merely suggested the CCHB consider leasing the Citrus Memorial hospital meaning the county could collect real money on a permanent basis, not with the 80year lease that has been a charade, that for years has not even netted Monopoly money to the taxpayers. I have owned rental property and have found there is more income by renting than selling in the long run while retaining the value of ownership. In the case of CMH, the citizens would still have some control of our multimillion dollar investment by leasing. Quite possibly in a sale we would not receive a total return on the taxpayers investment with out-of-town wheelerdealers looking for a hospital bargain for their corporate coffers. Furthermore, I appreciate Mr. Sprotts advice, Quit worrying about the indigent and uninsured, Obamacare will take care of that. The county will be required to pay for indigent care with or without Obamacare, and how many people who could not afford to pay for its mandates will be knocking at CMH for medical care? Let us consider leasing CMH with a real return on taxpayers investment unless Donald Trump gives us an offer we cant refuse.Renee ChristopherMcPheeters Crystal RiverConfused by hospital articlesRe: Citrus Memorial hospital newspaper articles Mike Wright, July 29; my Aug. 6 Sound Off; staff report, Aug. 6. Personally, my knowledge of the Citrus Memorial hospital troubles concerning finances and legal issues is quite limited. Nonetheless, you and your well-informed staff could be very helpful when trying to inform me and probably most of your readers by being meticulously precise. (Some time ago I believe Mike Wright did try to define all the entities involved. I failed to keep that article.) Many of your articles confused me enough that I at times gave up trying to unravel the nuances. A recent example illustrates one type of imprecision found in your articles. In the story Mike Wright referred to the Citrus Memorial Health System spending money for legal fees while addressing the CCHB and CCHF (Citrus County Hospital Board and Health Foundation respectively). I called Sound Off and questioned what the Citrus Memorial Health System entity really was, i.e., the hospital? An editors note stated Citrus Memorial Health System owns the hospital, care clinics, and some test facilities such as at Allen Ridge. How Citrus Memorial Health System fits into CCHB and CCHF was not clear. Here is the main point about preciseness: A staff report article on Aug. 6, in paragraph one, talks of the sale of Citrus Memorial hospital. Then paragraph six states the Citrus County Hospital Board, CCHB, owns the hospital. So does CCHB own the Citrus Memorial Health System comprised of the hospital and the outlying facilities mentioned above? See what I mean about be precise? Does the system own the hospital? Does the board own the hospital? You have a can of worms to deal with and some limited space to try to cover all of the issues and entities involved. Still I urge you to try to be as precise as you can possibly be to help us readers. You never try to be confusing, but please keep in mind the lack of knowledge and familiarity of us poor readers.Sam Williams HomosassaMike Wrights note: Well ... it is confusing. Citrus Memorial Health System (CMHS) is the corporate name for Citrus Memorial hospital and other hospital-related properties, such as walk-in clinics and Allen Ridge medical complex. Citrus County Hospital Board (CCHB) is the hospital owner. However pay attention here CMHS has title to some properties, joint-ventures and equipment that the CCHB has no connection with. All the property, whether owned by CCHB or CMHS, is included in the transaction discussions. 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Associated PressWASHINGTON President Barack Obama bestowed the nations highest military honor, the Medal of Honor, on Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter on Monday, saluting the veteran of the war in Afghanistan as the essence of true heroism, one still engaged in a battle against the lingering emotional fallout of war. Carter risked his life to save an injured soldier, resupply ammunition to his comrades and render first aid during intense fighting in a remote mountain outpost four years ago. As these soldiers and families will tell you, theyre a family forged in battle, and loss, and love, Obama said as Carter stood at his side and members of his unit watched in the White House East Room. Then as an Army specialist, Carter sprinted from his barracks into a ferocious firefight, a day-long battle on Oct. 3, 2009, that killed eight of his fellow soldiers as they tried to defend their outpost at the bottom of a valley and surrounded by high mountains from the onslaught of a much larger force of Taliban and local fighters. Still suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome, Carter stood nearly emotionless during the ceremony, although a faint smile crossed his face near the end that turned into a broad grin as Obama hung the metal and its blue ribbon around his neck and the audience which included 40 members of the recipients family answered with a rousing standing ovation. Later, Carter told reporters outside the White House that receiving the medal had been one of the greatest experiences for his family and that he would strive to live up to the responsibility. He also said he wanted to help the American public to better understand the invisible wounds still inflicting him and thousands of others. Only those closest to me can see the scars, Carter said, reading his statement. He said Americans should realize that those suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome are not damaged, they are just burdened by living when others are not. Obama praised Carter for talking openly about the disorder for some time. Obama said that Carter, like many veterans, at first resisted seeking help, but later accepted counseling. Carter, 33, is a former Marine who later enlisted in the Army and is currently assigned to the 7th Infantry Division at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state. He grew up in Spokane, Wash., and also has received a Purple Heart and many other military medals. Nation BRIEFS World BRIEFS Palestinians call off round of talks after clashQALANDIA REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank Palestinian negotiators called off a planned round of peace talks Monday after Israeli soldiers killed three protesters during clashes following an arrest raid in the West Bank, officials said. The violence, the deadliest incident in the area in years, dealt a new blow to U.S.-led peace efforts, which resumed late last month after a nearly fiveyear break. Palestinian officials have accused the Israelis of stonewalling and using the process as a cover to build new Jewish settlements. It was not known when talks will resume, but Palestinian officials said they could begin again as early as today. They spoke anonymously as they were not authorized to talk to media. Mondays clashes broke out when Israeli forces entered the Qalandia refugee camp, just outside of Jerusalem, on an overnight arrest raid. Shai Hakimi, a spokesman for the paramilitary border police, said hundreds of Palestinians poured into the streets and hurled firebombs, concrete blocks and rocks at officers. The Israeli military said soldiers rushed to the scene to provide backup and opened fire after they felt their lives were in imminent danger. An official at a Ramallah hospital confirmed three deaths and more than a dozen wounded. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to talk to the media.Police: treasure hunters attack Greek monasteryATHENS, Greece Police have arrested three armed men who allegedly broke into a Greek monastery, tied up monks and planned to search for treasure with a mechanical digger. They were caught Sunday when a friar who avoided capture phoned police before the digging could start at the Orthodox Monastery of St. George near Aliartos, northwest of Athens. It was rebuilt in modern times on medieval ruins. The four monks who were captured along with the mother of one of them were not hurt. Police said four other suspects in the attack are being sought, and quoted the captured suspects as saying they had planned to search for buried coins, not religious artifacts. Illegal treasure hunting has become increasingly popular during Greeces economic crisis. Associated PressMembers of a guard of honor yell Monday as they march at a welcome ceremony for visiting Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. WelcomePage A12TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013 NATION& WORLD Second suspect arrested in death of WWII veteranSPOKANE, Wash. Spokane Police on Monday arrested a second teen suspect in last weeks beating death of an 88-year-old World War II veteran who authorities said likely fought back against his attackers. The second suspect was arrested without incident early Monday morning at a friends house in Spokane, police said. The first suspect turned himself in last week. Both suspects are 16 years old and face charges of murder and robbery in the death of Delbert Belton last Wednesday. The two individuals we believe are responsible for the robbery and murder of Mr. Belton are in custody, Police Chief Frank Straub said at a news conference on Monday morning. Belton, who was wounded in the battle for Okinawa, was beaten to death in his vehicle as he waited for a friend in the parking lot of an Eagles Lodge in north Spokane. Straub said it appeared that Belton fought back against his attackers, and that may have contributed to the severity of the beating his received. Beltons wallet was taken, Straub said. Both suspects have criminal records for assault, Straub said.Dog fighting crackdown nets 12 arrestsMONTGOMERY, Ala. An investigation into organized dog fighting and gambling in the Southeast resulted in 12 arrests and the seizure of 367 pits bulls in one of the nations largest crackdowns on the bloody exhibitions. Federal, state and local officials announced the arrests Monday. They stemmed from raids Friday on homes in Alabama and Georgia and the seizure of more than $500,000 in cash that investigators believe was tied to illegal gambling on dog fights. Court-appointed attorneys for some of the defendants said they plan to plead not guilty at an arraignment Wednesday. The defendants are charged with conspiring to promote and sponsor dog fights and arranging for dogs to be at the fights in several south and east Alabama counties and in Holly Springs, Miss., between 2009 and 2013. Federal, state and local officials simultaneously served search warrants Friday to make arrests and seize dogs in Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi. Officials said some pit bulls were so malnourished their ribs were sticking out and others had bad wounds that required emergency care. Associated PressA firefighter stands on top of a fire truck Monday at a campground destroyed by the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif. Destroyed CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE From wire reports From wire reports Associated PressPresident Barack Obama awards US Army Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry Monday during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. UN at site of alleged attack Convoy hit by snipers in Syria Associated PressDAMASCUS, Syria U.N. experts collected samples and testimony from Syrian doctors and victims of an alleged chemical weapons attack Monday following a treacherous journey through government and rebelheld territory, where their convoy was hit by snipers. As Washington said there was undeniable evidence that Syria used chemical weapons and Western powers stepped up calls for swift military action, President Bashar Assads government vowed to defend itself against any international attack, warning that such an intervention would ignite turmoil across the region. It also would bring the U.S. closer to a conflict that has killed more than 100,000 people since Assad cracked down on Arab Spring-inspired protesters in March 2011. It would essentially pit the U.S. and regional allies Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Qatar in a proxy war against Iran, which is providing weapons to the Syrian governments counterinsurgency, along with Hezbollah, the militant Lebanese group that also has aided Assads forces militarily. Assad told a Russian newspaper that any military campaign against his country was destined to fail. Support for some sort of international military response was likely to grow if it is confirmed that Assads regime was responsible for the Aug. 21 attack in the Damascus suburbs that activists say killed hundreds of people. The group Doctors Without Borders put the death toll at 355. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said chemical weapons were used in Syria and he accused Assads regime of destroying evidence. He said the U.S. has additional information about the attack and will make it public in the days ahead. Assad has denied launching a chemical attack, blaming the rebels instead, and has authorized a U.N. team of experts currently in Syria to investigate, although the U.S. said it was a step that came too late to be credible. Snipers opened fire on the U.N. convoy, hitting one of the vehicles carrying a team on its way to investigate the Aug. 21 incident. Martin Nesirky, a spokesman for U.N. Secretary-General Ban Kimoon, said one of the U.N. vehicles was deliberately shot at multiple times in the buffer zone between rebeland government-controlled territory, adding that the team was safe. US-Egypt alliance to remain Associated PressWASHINGTON The White House is reluctantly preparing to accept an Egyptian government that could be a democracy in name only, two years after the U.S. supported the overthrow of its dictator in the name of democracy. The U.S. is still holding out hope that Egypts military-backed interim leaders will cede power once elections scheduled for early next year are held and that an inclusive government will be formed under a publicly drafted constitution. But if that doesnt happen and the militarys bloody crackdowns last week of political opponents dampen those hopes the Obama administration cannot afford to distance itself from even an authoritarian Egypt. I dont think the White House was under the illusion that some sort of liberal and enlightened system was going to emerge from the ashes of the dictator in Egypt, said Tamara Cofman Wittes, who served as deputy assistant secretary of state from 2009 to 2012. She said the White House needs to develop a long-term strategy to nudge a military-run Egypt in a democratic direction. This is not about getting an ideal democracy, said Wittes, now director of the Saban Center for Mideast policy at the Brookings Institution in Washington. Its about the fact there will not be stability in Egypt without a more inclusive government. The Egyptian military, responding to popular unease over democratically elected President Mohammed Morsis policies, overthrew the civilian government on July 3, setting up an interim government and calling for elections early next year. U.S. officials believe it could be months, and perhaps years, for the Egyptian government to settle from the internal turmoil that began with the Arab Spring uprisings in 2011 that ousted autocratic leader Hosni Mubarak. Washington has been working more closely to promote democracy there since then than it has in years past. Egypt has long been a key U.S. ally, in large part because of its peace agreement with Israel, access to the Suez Canal and efforts to curb terrorism, particularly in the Sinai Peninsula, a feared haven for militants. Obama is reviewing the U.S. relationship with Egypt, and said in a CNN interview aired last Friday that theres no doubt that we cant return to business as usual, given whats happened. Still, the U.S. officials said democracy remains a possibility for Egypt even if it may take longer than U.S. leaders hope to emerge. Obama awards Medal of Honor to Afghan war veteran
Citrus, Lecanto volleyball teams shift into Class 5A with Crystal RiverC.J. RISAK CorrespondentNew season, new district. It wont be the same for three of the four schools that compete in volleyball in Citrus County. The Florida High School Athletic Association has shifted Lecanto and Citrus into Class 5A, putting both into a district with Crystal River and Dunnellon. Those four schools will make up 5A-6 for at least the next two years. So whos the favorite? Two schools posted superb records last season: Crystal River, competing in 5A-7 at the time, was regular season and district tournament champ, notching a 21-7 overall record and a 9-1 mark in district matches. Lecanto, playing in 6A-6 last season, ran up an 18-6 overall record, tying West Port for the top spot at 6-2. The Panthers lost to the Wolf Pack in five memorable sets in the tournament final. Both suffered considerable losses to graduation, with Lecanto losing seven players and Crystal River six. Still, those two teams figure to rebuild quickly and, together with an improving Citrus squad (6-20 overall in 2012, 1-7 in 6A-6), should be in the district title hunt. While that landscape has changed, in 2A-3 nothing has been altered. Seven Rivers Christian lost key players in Andrea Zachar, Danielle St. Martin and Allison Green, but the Warriors should still challenge Gainesville Cornerstone and Ocala St. John Lutheran for district supremacy. Gone from the Lecanto team are outside hitter Marie Buckley, libero Savannah Weller and setter Courtney Rymer. But coach Alice Christian is impressed with her teams work ethic thus far, figuring they will rebound quickly. Our teams pretty young, she admitted. We did graduate seven from last year, but this years team is good too. We have a lot of girls with a good attitude. Among those are junior outside hitter/setter Olivia Grey, junior Section BTUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013SPORTS Looking at the preseason Heisman Trophy favorites. / B4 Baseball/ B2 Scoreboard/B3 Sports briefs/ B3 Lottery, TV/B3 College football/B4 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE First-round Slam win for Venus matters Waiting to play Royals rout Hellickson, Rays Associated PressKANSAS CITY, Mo. The Royals Jeremy Guthrie held down Wil Myers and the Tampa Bay Rays over five innings and Kansas City rolled to an 11-1 victory Monday in the makeup of a snowed-out game from early May. Guthrie (13-10) allowed six hits and three walks but twice delivered timely strikeouts. He fanned Kelly Johnson with two aboard to end the third inning, and then struck out David DeJesus on a called third strike to leave the bases loaded in the fourth. Rays manager Joe Maddon argued that the call and was tossed by plate umpire Greg Gibson. Jeremy Hellickson (10-8) allowed five runs in just 2 2/3 innings for Tampa Bay. It was the struggling right-handers shortest start since June 30, 2012, when he went the same distance in a game against Detroit before getting pelted in the leg by a line drive. Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer and finished with four RBIs, Billy Butler homered and drove in three, and Mike Moustakas also drove in a pair as the Royals won their second straight following a seven-game slide in which their biggest problem was scoring runs. James Loney drove in the only run for the Rays, who no doubt rued having to make the quick trip to Kansas City in the midst of a six-game homestand. They began the day a game back of the Red Sox in the AL East and lead the American League wildcard standings. Hellickson fell to 0-5 in his last six starts. Hes made it through five innings once. Floridas Jones, Morrison hope to return at Miami Associated PressGAINESVILLE The Florida Gators plan to have starting running back Matt Jones and middle linebacker Antonio Morrison back in the lineup when they visit Miami next week. Jones, hit with a viral infection in July, is nearing full strength, according to Florida coach Will Muschamp. Jones has been ruled out for Saturdays opener against Toledo, but should be cleared soon. As a freshman last season, Jones ran for 275 yards and three touchdowns on 52 carries. I certainly think hell be available next week, Muschamp said. We havent put pads on him yet and he hasnt been out in the heat yet. He has been in the heat as far as running is concerned, but theyre just worried about a relapse from a standpoint of coming back too early. Were waiting on the blood work to get back today. Ill know more later. Morrison, a sophomore, would have been an opening-day starter if not for two offseason arrests. He allegedly punched a nightclub bouncer July 16 when the man declined to give him discounted admission. He agreed to deferred prosecution. He was arrested again five days later for barking at a police dog and resisting arrest, which prompted Muschamp to announce a two-game suspension. The charges in that incident were dropped shortly afterward. After a thorough review of Antonio Morrisons situation and how he has handled his punishment, Im going to suspend him for this game only, Muschamp said Monday, referring to the season opener. I just dont feel like his actions warranted a twogame suspension. Thats where we are with that. Morrison played every game Will Muschamp See GATORS/ Page B4 Chronicle file photoSeven Rivers Christian School senior Alexis Zachar is one of the top returning players in the county as the 2013 high school volleyball season opened Monday. The Warriors open their season at home tonight against Citrus at 6 p.m. For Mondays results, see Page B3. Associated PressTampa Bay manager Joe Maddon argues Monday with home plate umpire Greg Gibson after being ejected after the fourth inning against the Kansas City Royals in Kansas City, Mo. Sister Serena Williams also cruises at US Open Associated PressNEW YORK For years and years, a first-round victory by Venus Williams at a major tournament would hardly merit a mention. She is, after all, a seven-time Grand Slam singles champion. Shes been the runner-up another seven times. She was ranked No. 1, owns Olympic gold medals, and is second to her younger sister Serena among active women in several key categories, including Grand Slam match wins, with 215. And yet nowadays, at age 33, two years removed from being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease that saps energy, hampered much of this season by a bad lower back, and her ranking down to 60th, Williams entered Day 1 at the 2013 U.S. Open having won a total of three matches over the past five Grand Slam tournaments. Plus, she was facing 12thseeded Kirsten Flipkens, who was a semifinalist at Wimbledon last month and beat Williams on a hard court this month. Looking very much like the player she used to be, Williams smacked serves at up to 120 mph, returned superbly, covered the court well enough to hit a handful of swinging volley winners, and beat Flipkens 6-1, 6-2 Monday to reach the second round at Flushing Meadows. Flipkens, for one, was not surprised in the least to see Williams play that way. To Flipkens, this was not an upset no matter what the rankings indicate. If Venus is there if shes fit, if shes focused shes a top-10 player, Flipkens said. Everybody who knows a little bit of the game of tennis can see that. Today, she was like a top-10 player. Williams, who topped the WTA rankings in 2002, hasnt cracked the top 10 since she was No. 9 in March 2011. She hasnt been past the third round at a Grand Slam tournament since a fourth-round exit at Wimbledon later that year. Indeed, Williams lost See VOLLEYBALL/ Page B3 Associated PressSloane Stephens reacts to a play Monday during her match against Mandy Minella in the first round of the 2013 U.S. Open in New York. Stephens defeated Minella 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5). See US OPEN/ Page B3
Associated PressTORONTO R.A. Dickey pitched into the seventh inning, Jose Reyes sparked Toronto's offense and the Blue Jays snapped a 10-game losing streak against the New York Yankees with a 5-2 victory on Monday night. Alex Rodriguez hit his 650th home run, a leadoff drive in the fifth, but the Yankees lost for the ninth time in 13 road games this month. Rodriguez is 10 homers away from tying Willie Mays for fourth on the career list, which would secure a $6 million bonus for the third baseman. Derek Jeter went hitless in his return to New York's lineup. Jeter, who started at shortstop and batted second, finished 0 for 3 with a walk, grounding into a double play in the third. Reyes walked and scored in the third, and doubled and scored in Toronto's three-run fifth as the Blue Jays beat the Yankees for just the second time in 14 meetings this season. Toronto had lost 10 straight to its division rival since an 8-4 home win on April 21. Dickey (10-12) allowed two runs, one earned, and six hits in 6 1/3 innings to win for the first time since Aug. 5 at Seattle. The knuckleballer was 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA in his three previous starts. It was Dickey's first victory over the Yankees since May 21, 2011, when he played for the New York Mets. American League Athletics 8, Tigers 6DETROIT Coco Crisp and Daric Barton each drove in two runs, and the Oakland Athletics beat Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers 8-6. Cabrera hit his 43rd homer, bolstering his pursuit of another Triple Crown, but Barton had a tiebreaking RBI single in Oaklands two-run sixth inning. Crisp also had a solo homer during his three-hit performance. A.J. Griffin (11-9) allowed four runs and seven hits in five-plus innings, but managed to win for the first time since July 29. The right-hander was 0-2 with a 3.47 ERA in his previous four starts.National League Cardinals 8, Reds 6ST. LOUIS Allen Craig hit his first career grand slam with two out in the seventh inning, helping the St. Louis Cardinals rally for an 8-6 win over the Cincinnati Reds. Matt Holliday also had a long threerun homer as St. Louis moved into sole possession of first place in the NL Central for the first time since July 29. The Cardinals lead idle Pittsburgh by a half-game and Cincinnati by 3 1/2 games in the top-heavy division. Rookie Carlos Martinez (1-1) pitched two innings for his first major league win and Edward Mujica worked a perfect ninth for his 35th save. Zack Cozart had two hits and three RBIs for the Reds, who blew leads of 4-0 and 5-3. Jay Bruce hit his 25th homer in the eighth.Phillies 2, Mets 1NEW YORK Philadelphias Cliff Lee outpitched Zack Wheeler after the Mets learned All-Star starter Matt Harvey has a partially torn ligament in his right elbow, Cody Asche had a two-run triple, and the Phillies beat New York 2-1. Lee (11-3) gave a bullpen taxed by an 18-inning loss Saturday a muchneeded rest. He allowed a run and five hits in eight innings to win for the first time in seven starts since July 5. He also made several nice plays in the field. Asche hit his first major league triple with two outs in the fourth as the Phillies improved to 7-4 under new manager Ryne Sandberg and won for the second time in 15 road games. AL Associated PressToronto second baseman Ryan Goins forces out New Yorks Austin Romine at second base Monday as he turns a double play during the third inning in Toronto. Blue Jays dump Yankees 5-2 Cardinals rally past Reds to take NL Central lead AMERICAN LEAGUEMondays Games Kansas City 11, Tampa Bay 1 Toronto 5, N.Y. Yankees 2 Oakland 8, Detroit 6 Houston at Chicago White Sox, late Texas at Seattle, late Today N.Y. Yankees (Pettitte 9-9) at Toronto (Happ 3-3), 7:07 p.m. Oakland (Milone 9-9) at Detroit (Verlander 12-9), 7:08 p.m. Baltimore (W.Chen 7-6) at Boston (Doubront 9-6), 7:10 p.m. Cleveland (Salazar 1-1) at Atlanta (A.Wood 2-2), 7:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 13-6) at Tampa Bay (Ro.Hernandez 6-13), 7:10 p.m. Houston (Clemens 4-4) at Chicago White Sox (Quintana 7-4), 8:10 p.m. Kansas City (Shields 8-8) at Minnesota (Correia 8-10), 8:10 p.m. Texas (D.Holland 9-6) at Seattle (Iwakuma 12-6), 10:10 p.m. Wednesdays Games Texas at Seattle, 3:40 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. Oakland at Detroit, 7:08 p.m. Baltimore at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Cleveland at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m. L.A. Angels at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. Houston at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. Kansas City at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUEMondays Games St. Louis 8, Cincinnati 6 Philadelphia 2, N.Y. Mets 1 San Francisco at Colorado, late San Diego at Arizona, late Chicago Cubs at L.A. Dodgers, late Today Miami (Eovaldi 2-4) at Washington (Ohlendorf 2-0), 7:05 p.m. Milwaukee (Lohse 9-8) at Pittsburgh (Locke 9-4), 7:05 p.m. Cleveland (Salazar 1-1) at Atlanta (A.Wood 2-2), 7:10 p.m. Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 10-10) at N.Y. Mets (Niese 5-6), 7:10 p.m. Cincinnati (Latos 13-4) at St. Louis (J.Kelly 5-3), 8:15 p.m. San Francisco (Petit 0-0) at Colorado (Bettis 0-2), 8:40 p.m. San Diego (Kennedy 5-9) at Arizona (Undecided), 9:40 p.m. Chicago Cubs (T.Wood 7-10) at L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 13-7), 10:10 p.m. Wednesdays Games Chicago Cubs at L.A. Dodgers, 3:10 p.m. Miami at Washington, 7:05 p.m. Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Cleveland at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m. Philadelphia at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. Cincinnati at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. San Francisco at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. San Diego at Arizona, 9:40 p.m. Royals 11, Rays 1Tampa BayKansas City abrhbiabrhbi DeJess cf4010AGordn lf4221 Zobrist 2b4010Lough lf1000 Longori dh4000Bonifac 2b5130 Joyce lf3130Hosmer 1b4100 WMyrs rf4000BButler dh3333 Loney 1b4011Mostks 3b4122 Loaton c4010Carroll pr-3b1100 KJhnsn 3b4000S.Perez c3114 YEscor ss1000Maxwll rf3011 SRdrgz ph1000AEscor ss4000 Dyson cf4110 Totals331 71Totals36111311 Tampa Bay0001000001 Kansas City10400501x11 DPKansas City 1. LOBTampa Bay 9, Kansas City 6. 2BJoyce 2 (21), Lobaton (12), Moustakas (19). 3BA.Gordon (6). HRB.Butler (13), S.Perez (7). SBBonifacio (20), Maxwell (5), Dyson (25). SFS.Perez. IPHRERBBSO Tampa Bay Hellickson L,10-822/375521 C.Ramos355521 W.Wright21/311102 Kansas City Guthrie W,13-10561135 Collins200001 Coleman110002 Crow100010 UmpiresHome, Greg Gibson; First, Jerry Layne; Second, Hunter Wendelstedt; Third, Alan Porter. T:11. 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A,241 (49,282).Athletics 8, Tigers 6Oakland Detroit abrhbi abrhbi Crisp cf6232AJcksn cf3110 Lowrie ss4011TrHntr rf4020 Dnldsn 3b5111MiCarr 3b4112 Moss rf3110Fielder 1b5110 Cespds lf5001VMrtnz dh5141 S.Smith dh1100Dirks lf3110 Freimn ph-dh1110Tuiassp ph-lf2001 Callasp 2b4121Infante 2b5112 Barton 1b5022B.Pena c4010 Vogt c4110Iglesias ss4010 Totals38812 8Totals396136 Oakland2011021108 Detroit0200200116 DPOakland 1, Detroit 1. LOBOakland 11, Detroit 10. 2BCrisp (17), Lowrie (36). HR Crisp (14), Mi.Cabrera (43), V.Martinez (11), Infante (7). IPHRERBBSO Oakland Griffin W,11-9574414 Otero H,2 12/310021 Doolittle H,192/311100 Cook H,19 2/320011 Balfour S,33-34121000 Detroit Ani.Sanchez554436 J.Alvarez L,1-41/342200 Alburquerque12/311122 Bonderman221130 Griffin pitched to 1 batter in the 6th. WPBalfour. PBVogt. UmpiresHome, Paul Emmel; First, Will Little; Second, Gary Darling; Third, Jerry Meals. T:34. A,778 (41,255). NL Cardinals 8, Reds 6Cincinnati St. Louis abrhbi abrhbi Choo cf4000MCrpnt 2b3210 Frazier 3b4012Jay cf3111 Votto 1b3000Hollidy lf3213 Phillips 2b4000Craig rf4134 Bruce rf4221YMolin c4000 Ludwck lf4000MAdms 1b4000 Ondrsk p0000Freese 3b4110 Mesorc c4210Mujica p0000 Cozart ss4123Descals ss-3b4000 Leake p2100Lyons p1000 MParr p0000Wong ph1000 Hoover p0000CMrtnz p0000 Heisey lf1000Beltran ph1110 Maness p0000 Kozma ss0000 Totals34666Totals32888 Cincinnati0400010106 St. Louis00300050x8 EDescalso (13). LOBCincinnati 5, St. Louis 3. 2BCozart (24), Craig (28), Beltran (25). 3BFrazier (3), Cozart (3). HRBruce (25), Holliday (18), Craig (13). IPHRERBBSO Cincinnati Leake 61/375513 M.Parra L,1-3 H,131/301110 Hoover BS,1-41/312210 Ondrusek 100002 St. Louis Lyons 534127 Ca.Martinez W,1-1221101 Maness H,14111101 Mujica S,35-37100000 HBPby Lyons (Votto), by Ca.Martinez (Frazier). UmpiresHome, Dan Bellino; First, Bruce Dreckman; Second, Tim Welke; Third, Mike Everitt. T:49. A,159 (43,975).Phillies 2, Mets 1PhiladelphiaNew York abrhbiabrhbi Berndn cf4010Lagars cf4010 Rollins ss3000DnMrp 2b4000 Utley 2b4000Satin 1b4000 Ruiz c4000Byrd rf4120 MYong 1b4120ABrwn lf3011 Ruf lf3100Flores 3b3000 Asche 3b3022TdArnd c3010 Mayrry rf3010JuTrnr ss3000 Cl.Lee p3000ZWhelr p2000 DBrwn ph1000Felicin p0000 Papeln p0000Rice p0000 CTorrs p0000 Duda ph0000 Germn p0000 Totals32262Totals30151 Philadelphia0002000002 New York0100000001 DPPhiladelphia 2. LOBPhiladelphia 7, New York 3. 2BMayberry (22), Byrd (26). 3B Asche (1). CSUtley (3). IPHRERBBSO Philadelphia Cl.Lee W,11-6851117 Papelbon S,22-28100001 New York Z.Wheeler L,6-362/352217 Feliciano1/300001 Rice1/310010 C.Torres2/300000 Germen100021 WPGermen. UmpiresHome, Dana DeMuth; First, Paul Nauert; Second, Angel Hernandez; Third, Doug Eddings. T:53. A,784 (41,922).Top tenNATIONAL LEAGUE GABRHPct. YMolina StL10840454134.332 CJohnson Atl11240545134.331 Cuddyer Col10639564130.329 McCutchen Pit12747780153.321 Craig StL12648069152.317 FFreeman Atl11644469139.313 MCarpenter StL12650599158.313 Votto Cin13248086150.313 Beltran StL11845870142.310 DWright NYM10540860126.309 Home Runs PAlvarez, Pittsburgh, 31; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 31; DBrown, Philadelphia, 27; CGonzalez, Colorado, 26; Bruce, Cincinnati, 25; JUpton, Atlanta, 24; Beltran, St. Louis, 23. Runs Batted In Goldschmidt, Arizona, 101; Craig, St. Louis, 95; Phillips, Cincinnati, 95; PAlvarez, Pittsburgh, 85; FFreeman, Atlanta, 85; Bruce, Cincinnati, 82; AdGonzalez, Los Angeles, 81. Pitching Zimmermann, Washington, 15-7; Wainwright, St. Louis, 15-7; Liriano, Pittsburgh, 146; JDe La Rosa, Colorado, 14-6; Corbin, Arizona, 13-4; Latos, Cincinnati, 13-4; Minor, Atlanta, 13-5. Rays scheduleAug. 27 vs L.A. Angels Aug. 28 vs L.A. Angels Aug. 29 vs L.A. Angels Aug. 30 at Oakland Aug. 31 at Oakland Sept. 1 at Oakland Sept. 2 at L.A. Angels Sept. 3 at L.A. Angels Sept. 4 at L.A. Angels Sept. 5 at L.A. Angels Sept. 6 at Seattle Sept. 7 at Seattle Sept. 8 at Seattle Sept. 10 vs Boston Sept. 11 vs Boston Sept. 12 vs Boston Sept. 13 at Minnesota Sept. 14 at Minnesota Sept. 15 at Minnesota West Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Texas7555.5776-4L-238-2737-28 Oakland7357.56225-5W-139-2534-32 Seattle5970.45715134-6L-331-3528-35 Los Angeles5871.45016145-5W-331-3727-34 Houston4386.33331294-6L-121-4422-42 East Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Boston7755.5835-5W-240-2337-32 Tampa Bay7455.57416-4L-243-2431-31 Baltimore7059.543525-5W-138-2932-30 New York6962.527746-4L-138-2731-35 Toronto5973.44718153-7W-232-3227-41 East Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Atlanta7852.6005-5W-144-1834-34 Washington6565.5001386-4L-136-2929-36 Philadelphia6071.45818137-3W-235-3125-40 New York5871.45019143-7L-526-3732-34 Miami4980.38028233-7L-129-3920-41 Central Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway St. Louis7754.5888-2W-140-2437-30 Pittsburgh7654.5855-5L-242-2234-32 Cincinnati7458.56135-5L-241-2333-35 Milwaukee5773.43819165-5W-130-3527-38 Chicago5575.42321183-7L-125-4130-34 West Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Los Angeles7654.5856-4L-238-2738-27 Arizona6663.512964-6L-136-2630-37 Colorado6171.46216134-6W-136-2725-44 San Diego5971.45417145-5W-136-3223-39 San Fran.5872.44618155-5W-234-3524-37 Central Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Detroit7754.5886-4L-141-2436-30 Cleveland7159.546527-3W-240-2631-33 Kansas City6664.5081073-7W-235-3331-31 Minnesota5772.44219153-7L-228-3329-39 Chicago5475.41922188-2W-230-3324-42 AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEMAJORLEAGUEBASEBALL B2TUESDAY, AUGUST27, 2013 Davis stands in way of Cabreras Triple Crown bid Associated PressBALTIMORE Only Chris Davis stands between Miguel Cabrera and baseball history. As he heads toward the conclusion of another sensational season with the Detroit Tigers, Cabrera has a decent shot at becoming the first major league player to win the Triple Crown in successive seasons. Entering play Monday, Cabrera comfortably led the AL with a .356 batting average, 28 points higher than runner-up Mike Trout. His 126 RBIs were best in the league, too, eight better than Davis. In home runs, though, Davis held a 46-42 advantage. And if the Baltimore Orioles slugger can make that lead stand up, then Cabreras bid for a repeat performance will be denied. As far as me being the obstruction for him doing it again, I hope he does do it again, Davis said. That would be awesome. Hes a great hitter. He deserves everything that he gets. My goal is not to go out there and keep Miguel Cabrera from winning the Triple Crown. Its to do everything I can to put us in position to win, whether that means I hit 10 more home runs or two more home runs. Ive had a productive year so far, but if we dont make the playoffs, it doesnt really mean a lot. A productive year? Thats putting it mildly. Davis ranks 10th in the AL with a .302 batting average, has already surpassed his previous career high RBI total by 33 and leads everyone in both leagues in home runs. Most importantly, hes got four more homers than Cabrera, who last year became the first player to win the Triple Crown since Carl Yastrzemski did it in 1967. Davis understands the significance of the accomplishment. Obviously when somebody does something like that, not only is it extremely hard to do, but it doesnt happen very often, he said. You have to appreciate that. Only two players in baseball history have won it twice: Rogers Hornsby in 1922 and 1925, and Ted Williams in 1942 and 1947. No one will argue that Cabrera is among the finest righthanded hitters ever to play the game. In most years, 42 homers with a week to play in August would be good enough for the league lead. Not this year. Cabrera has been in catch-up mode for months behind the man nicknamed Crush. We dont worry about him, Cabrera insisted. We focus on what we can do here in Detroit. Davis wont measure his success in 2013 by the numbers of home runs he hits. Hes more focused on the numbers in the victory column for Baltimore. Associated PressBaltimores Chris Davis follows through on a two-run home run July 14 against Toronto in Baltimore. Only Davis stands between Miguel Cabrera and baseball history. Cabrera, star of the Detroit Tigers, has a shot at becoming the first player to win the Triple Crown in successive years. But he has to overcome Davis, who has four more home runs with five weeks to play.
SCOREBOARDCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE in the first round in two of her previous four appearances at majors, including at the French Open in May; she sat out Wimbledon for the only time in her career in June. I stay positive because I know I can play great tennis. Sometimes you just have to go through more than what you want to go through, the American said after winning the first four games and the last four games against Belgiums Flipkens. Sometimes you have to have losses. Their match was the days second in Arthur Ashe Stadium, and owing perhaps to the early hour or the stricter security measures, including new metal detectors, that led to long delays for spectators entering the grounds there were thousands of empty blue seats in the 23,000-capacity arena. The place was full for the night session, when Serena Williams began her title defense with a 6-0, 6-1 victory, a performance so thoroughly impressive that her opponent, 2010 French Open champion Francesca Schiavone, was prompted in a brief moment of levity to seek comfort by hugging a ball boy. The match lasted exactly an hour, and light rain began falling right after it ended, delaying play, including 17-time major champion Roger Federers match against 62nd-ranked Grega Zemlja of Slovenia. Earlier on Ashe, 12-time major champion Rafael Nadal delivered a straightforward, straight-set victory over 21-year-old American Ryan Harrison, part of a series of smooth performances by top players. Flipkens was one of two seeded women to lose, along with No. 29 Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia. Three seeded men exited during Mondays afternoon session: No. 11 Kei Nishikori, No. 27 Fernando Verdasco and No. 30 Ernests Gulbis. Sloane Stephens, a 20-year-old American seeded 15th, very nearly was on the list of losers, dropping the opening set, then trailing 42 in the third and 3-1 in the closing tiebreaker, before coming back to edge 110th-ranked Mandy Minella of Luxembourg 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5). Stephens heard plenty of support from the crowd, of course. She also picked out one particular voice in the stands that tried to remind her of at least one reason to be motivated. Someone yelled to me, If you dont get it together, this lady is going to take your second round prize money! I was like, Oh, God, Stephens recounted. Shes one of a crop of young women from the U.S. seen as potential successors to the Williams sisters as tennis standard-bearers for the country; the 19 Americans in the main draw are the most at a Grand Slam tournament in seven years. By reaching the semifinals at the Australian Open in January, then the quarterfinals at Wimbledon, Stephens only increased expectations particularly when competing on home turf. Theres more eyes on me, said Stephens, who is based in Coral Springs. Just the whole being here at the U.S. Open is a bit overwhelming. Literally everywhere you go, every single person knows who you are, as opposed to when youre at the French Open or when youre at Wimbledon. middle hitter Shannon Fernandez, junior outside hitter Annalee Garcia and junior outside hitter Morgan Christian. All recorded substantial time on varsity last season. A lot of them have come a long way, Christian said. I think well do better than what most people think well do. That sentiment is echoed at Crystal River, which rolled to its district title last season before losing in the first round of regional play. The Pirates lost ChroniclePlayer of the Year Casidy Newcomer, as well as Emily Laga and Sabrina Scott. There is rebuilding to do, but thus far coach Mike Ridley believes its gone well. I think its going to be very competitive between Lecanto, Citrus and us, he said. Dunnellon is building its program, but it should be close. Despite the losses, Crystal River does have six players back who saw considerable action on varsity. They include seniors Aspen Phillips at setter, Samantha Pauley at libero, Olivia Hudson at middle blocker, defensive specialists Laynee Nadal and Delaney Owens and outside hitter Marissa Pool. One alteration for the Pirates is the addition of three promising freshmen to the varsity squad: Kaylan Simms (middle blocker), Kaite Eichler (setter) and Natalie Ortiz (outside hitter). Ridleys team last year was all seniors and juniors. Its a blend of experience and newcomers, he said. Well be in the mix. Were trying to raise our game. Same holds true at Citrus, which welcomes a new coach well, sort of. Sandra VanDerVort takes over for David Assumpcao; she served as his assistant last season. With all but three players back, things are looking up for the Hurricanes. Still, those losses defensive specialist Liz Lynch, setter Jessica Liptrap and libero Lindsey Connors wont be easy to replace. But VanDerVort is confident. I am very excited about this season, she said. I feel very confident Citrus High School will be making headlines this season. Leading the Canes are returnees Amy and Kelly Abramowich, both seniors who will share team captaincy. Amy will be a setter, Kelly an outside hitter. Also back are seniors Haley Martone, an outside hitter, and middle hitters Kendra Kirby, Shenelle Toxen and Leah Stanley and junior middle hitter Jordan Josey. Sophomore Adriana Espinoza will take over as libero, and newcomer Morgan Cleary, a sophomore, joins returning senior Melanie Dodd as a defensive specialist. Seven Rivers may have lost one Zachar in Andrea, but the 6-foot-3 senior Alexis, a dominating force in the middle, returns and will be joined by younger sister Amanda, a sophomore outside hitter. Still, the Warriors lost eight seniors from last seasons 14-12 team. It is a lot to replace, Seven Rivers coach Wanda Grey said. But we do have four girls who were on varsity last year, and with the girls coming up I think well be better than last year. These girls communicate real well together. Theyre a hustling group. Joining Alexis Zachar as a returnee are juniors Alyssa Gage, a middle hitter/setter, Kim Iwaniec, a setter/outside hitter and Julia Eckart, an outside hitter. Tessa Kacer will take over at libero and Michaela Wallace will fill a spot at outside hitter; both are juniors. Holly Passord and Jacqueline Miller are senior defensive specialists, and sophomore Katie Dreyer is an outside hitter. How quickly these players evolve will be a key component if Seven Rivers hopes to catch Cornerstone and St. John Lutheran in the 2A-3 race.Citrus High SchoolCoach: Sandra VanDerVort, first season. Last years record: 6-20, 1-7 in 6A-6; Citrus is in 5A-6 this season. Key returnees: Amy Abramowich, senior, outside hitter; Kelly Abramowich, senior, setter; Shenelle Toxen, senior, outside hitter; Jordan Josey, junior, middle hitter; Haley Martone, senior, outside hitter; Bethany Smith, senior, outside hitter; Kendra Kirby, senior, middle hitter; Leah Stanley, senior, middle hitter; Melanie Dodd, senior, defensive specialist; Bethany Smith, senior, outside hitter. Key newcomers: Kayla King, sophomore, outside hitter; Adriana Espinoza, sophomore, libero; Morgan Cleary, sophomore, defensive specialist; Kylie Philipps, junior, outside hitter; Samantha Kanawall, junior, outside hitter. Key losses: Liz Lynch, defensive specialist; Jessica Liptrap, setter; Lindsay Connors, libero.Lecanto High SchoolCoach: Alice Christian, second season. Last years record: 18-6 overall, 6-2 in 6A-6; Lecanto will be in 5A-6 this season. Key returnees: Shannon Fernandez, junior, middle/outside hitter; Olivia Grey, junior, outside hitter; Annalee Garcia, outside hitter; Morgan Christian, junior, outside hitter. Key newcomers: Deidre Magee, sophomore, outside hitter; Makala Zoucha, sophomore, libero; Jessica Ray, sophomore, setter; Deanna Mohering, sophomore, outside hitter. Key losses: Marie Buckley, outside hitter; Courtney Rymer, setter; Lily Parrish, setter; Savannah Weller, libero; Amber Atkinson, outside hitter; Amanda Pitre, middle hitter; Katie Schulze, middle hitter.Crystal River High SchoolCoach: Mike Ridley, fifth year. Last years record: 21-7 overall, 9-1 in 5A-7; Crystal River is in 5A-6 this season. Key returnees: Samantha Pauley, senior, defensive specialist/outside hitter; Aspen Phillips, senior, setter/outside hitter: Marissa Pool, senior, middle blocker/outside hitter; Olivia Hudson, senior, middle blocker; Laynee Nadal, senior, defensive specialist; Delaney Owens, defensive specialist/outside hitter. Key newcomers: Myrcia Powell, junior, outside hitter; Casidy Wardlow, junior, outside hitter; Allie Whited, junior, middle blocker; Kaylan Simms, freshman, middle blocker; Kaite Eichler, freshman, setter; Natalie Ortiz, freshman, outside hitter. Key losses: Casidy Newcomer, outside hitter; Emily Laga, libero; Sabrina Scott, setter/outside hitter; Megan Creech, outside hitter; Jamie Jaster, middle blocker/outside hitter; Kylie Sisk, setter/outside hitter.Seven Rivers ChristianCoach: Wanda Grey, second season. Last years record: 14-12 overall, 4-4 in 2A-3. Key returnees: Alexis Zachar, senior, middle hitter; Julia Eckart, junior, outside hitter; Alyssa Gage, junior, middle hitter/setter; Kim Iwaniec, junior, outside hitter/setter. Key newcomers: Tessa Kacer, junior, libero; Michaela Wallace, junior, outside hitter; Holly Passord, senior, defensive specialist; Jacqueline Miller, senior, defensive specialist; Amanda Zachar, sophomore, outside hitter; Katie Dreyer, sophomore, outside hitter. Key losses: Andrea Zachar, middle hitter; Daniette St. Martin, outside hitter/defensive specialist; Allison Green, outside hitter. VOLLEYBALLContinued from Page B1 US OPENContinued from Page B1 On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS BASEBALL 7 p.m. (FSNFL) Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals 7 p.m. (SUN) Los Angeles Angels at Tampa Bay Rays 10 p.m. (WGN-A) Chicago Cubs at Los Angeles Dodgers SOCCER 2:30 p.m. (FSNFL) UEFA Champions League Playoff Round, 2nd Leg: FK Austria Wien vs GNK Dinamo Zagreb TENNIS 1 p.m. (ESPN2) 2013 U.S. Open First Round 7 p.m. (ESPN2) 2013 U.S. Open First Round RADIO 6:30 p.m. (WYKE 104.3 FM) Tampa Bay Rays pregame 7:10 p.m. (WYKE 104.3 FM) Los Angeles Angels at Tampa Bay Rays 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 VOLLEYBALL 6 p.m. Belleview at Crystal River 7 p.m. Citrus at Seven Rivers BOYS GOLF 3:30 p.m. Crystal River at Nature Coast 4 p.m. Citrus at Lecanto (Course: 7 Rivers) SWIMMING 5 p.m. Lecanto at South Lake U.S. OpenMonday, At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, New York Purse: $34.3 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Men First Round Daniel Evans, Britain, def. Kei Nishikori (11), Japan, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2. Dmitry Tursunov (32), Russia, def. Aljaz Bedene, Slovenia, 7-5, 4-6, 6-3, 6-0. Feliciano Lopez (23), Spain, def. Florent Serra, France, 6-7 (4), 6-2, 6-3, 6-3. Guillaume Rufin, France, def. Jan-Lennard Struff, Germany, 7-6 (4), 6-3, 2-6, 2-6, 6-1. Richard Gasquet (8), France, def. Michael Russell, United States, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. Stephane Robert, France, def. Albano Olivetti, France, 6-3, 6-3, 6-4. Bernard Tomic, Australia, def. Albert Ramos, Spain, 6-3, 3-6, 4-6, 7-6 (1), 6-3. Bradley Klahn, United States, def. Kenny de Schepper, France, 6-7 (5), 6-2, 7-6 (0), 7-6 (4). Mikhail Kukushkin, Kazakhstan, def. Andrej Martin, Slovakia, 6-4, 7-6 (2), 7-5. Janko Tipsarevic (18), Serbia, def. Pablo Cuevas, Uruguay, 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-3, retired. Nikolay Davydenko, Russia, def. Rhyne Williams, United States, 6-3, 4-6, 1-6, 7-5, 6-0. Rafael Nadal (2), Spain, def. Ryan Harrison, United States, 6-4, 6-2, 6-2. Andreas Haider-Maurer, Austria, def. Ernests Gulbis (30), Latvia, 3-6, 6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4. Ivan Dodig, Croatia, def. Fernando Verdasco (27), Spain, 6-3, 7-5, 1-6, 4-6, 6-3. Roberto Bautista Agut, Spain, def. Thomaz Bellucci, Brazil, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. Frank Dancevic, Canada, def. Robin Haase, Netherlands, 7-6 (5), 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (3). David Ferrer (4), Spain, def. Nick Kyrgios, Australia, 7-5, 6-3, 6-2. Tommy Robredo (19), Spain, def. Marinko Matosevic, Australia, 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-3, 6-2. Dudi Sela, Israel, def. Andrey Kuznetsov, Russia, 7-6 (2), 6-3, 6-7 (2), 5-7, 6-4. Vasek Pospisil, Canada, leads Rogerio Dutra Silva, Brazil, 6-4, 6-3, 6-7 (9), 0-4, susp., rain. Santiago Giraldo, Colombia, leads Carlos Berlocq, Argentina, 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6), 2-1, susp., rain. Women First Round Carla Suarez Navarro (18), Spain, def. Lauren Davis, United States, 6-0, 6-0. Li Na (5), China, def. Olga Govortsova, Belarus, 6-2, 6-2. Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor, Spain, def. Marina Erakovic, New Zealand, 6-0, 6-4. Agnieszka Radwanska (3), Poland, def. Silvia Soler-Espinosa, Spain, 6-1, 6-2. Laura Robson (30), Britain, def. Lourdes Dominguez Lino, Spain, 7-5, 6-0. CoCo Vandeweghe, United States, def. Aleksandra Krunic, Serbia, 6-4, 7-6 (5). Sofia Arvidsson, Sweden, def. Petra Cetkovska, Czech Republic, 1-6, 6-4, 6-1. Venus Williams, United States, def. Kirsten Flipkens (12), Belgium, 6-1, 6-2. Patricia Mayr-Achleitner, Austria, def. Magdalena Rybarikova (29), Slovakia, 7-6 (2), 6-3. Kaia Kanepi (25), Estonia, def. Vania King, United States, 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-1. Caroline Garcia, France, def. Shelby Rogers, United States, 6-3, 6-2. Jamie Hampton (23), United States, def. Lara Arruabarrena, Spain, 6-4, 6-2. Sabine Lisicki (16), Germany, def. Vera Dushevina, Russia, 6-2, 7-6 (3). Anna Schmiedlova, Slovakia, def. Stefanie Voegele, Switzerland, 6-1, 5-7, 7-6 (4). Yaroslava Shvedova, Kazakhstan, def. Olga Puchkova, Russia, 6-1, 6-0. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (32), Russia, def. Virginie Razzano, France, 7-5, 6-0. Urszula Radwanska, Poland, def. IrinaCamelia Begu, Romania, 6-1, 6-3. Sorana Cirstea (19), Romania, def. Sharon Fichman, Canada, 7-5, 5-7, 6-1. Zheng Jie, China, def. Kiki Bertens, Netherlands, 6-1, 6-3. Ashleigh Barty, Australia, def. Estrella Cabeza Candela, Spain, 6-1, 6-4. Paula Ormaechea, Argentina, def. Kimiko Date-Krumm, Japan, 6-3, 7-6 (7). Kurumi Nara, Japan, def. Alexandra Cadantu, Romania, 6-2, 6-2. Sloane Stephens (15), United States, def. Mandy Minella, Luxembourg, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5). Kristina Mladenovic, France, def. Anabel Medina Garrigues, Spain, 6-1, 1-6, 6-1. Ekaterina Makarova (24), Russia, def. Polona Hercog, Slovenia, 6-2, 6-4. Galina Voskoboeva, Kazakhstan, def. Monica Niculescu, Romania, 6-4, 6-3. Bethanie Mattek-Sands, United States, def. Mathilde Johansson, France, 6-3, 6-1. Alisa Kleybanova, Russia, def. Monica Puig, Puerto Rico, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5. Eugenie Bouchard, Canada, def. Karolina Pliskova, Czech Republic, 4-6, 6-4, 7-5. Jelena Jankovic (9), Serbia, def. Madison Keys, United States, 6-3, 6-4. Angelique Kerber (8), Germany, def. Lucie Hradecka, Czech Republic, 6-1, 6-1. Serena Williams (1), United States, def. Francesca Schiavone, Italy, 6-0, 6-1. BASEBALL American League NEW YORK YANKEES Reinstated SS Derek Jeter from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Preston Claiborne to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). TAMPA BAY RAYS Announced OF Jason Bourgeois cleared waivers and accepted an outright assignment to Durham (IL). National League ATLANTA BRAVES Sent 2B Dan Uggla to Gwinnett (IL) for a rehab assignment. MIAMI MARLINS Optioned INF Gil Velazquez to New Orleans (PCL). PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES Placed OF Casper Wells on the 15-day DL. Selected the contract of INF/OF Pete Orr from Lehigh Valley (IL). Transferred 1B Ryan Howard to the 60-day DL. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association SAN ANTONIO SPURS G-F Tracy McGrady announced his retirement. FOOTBALL National Football League NFL Suspended New York Jets RB Mike Goodson the first four games of the regular season and Minnesota FB Jerome Felton the first three games of the regular season for violating the leagues substance abuse policy. ATLANTA FALCONS Waived WR Rashad Evans, WR Marcus Jackson and WR Marcus Sales. BUFFALO BILLS Released DB Dominique Ellis, CB Jumal Rolle, WR DaRick Rogers, WR DeMarco Sampson and C Ryan Turnley. Placed OT Chris Hairston on the reserve/non-football illness list. Reached an injury settlement with G Keith Williams. DALLAS COWBOYS Released DT Jeris Pendleton. GREEN BAY PACKERS Released K Giorgio Tavecchio. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS Re-signed CB Stephon Morris and DL Scott Vallone. Released WR Kamar Aiken, CB Brandon Jones, LB Niko Koutouvides, CB LeQuan Lewis and LS Mike Zupancic. Placed DL Cory Grissom and OT Markus Zusevics on injured reserve. Placed DL Armond Armstead and WR Mark Harrison on the reserve/non-football injury list. NEW YORK GIANTS Activated DE Jason Pierre-Paul off the PUP list. NEW YORK JETS Released WR Joe Collins, WR Braylon Edwards, DB Donnie Fletcher, G Patrick Ford, OL Trey Gilleo, S Bret Lockett, RB Joe McKnight, G Stephen Peterman, LB Sean Progar-Jackson, P Ryan Quigley, WR Marcus Rucker, LS Patrick Scales, RB Chad Spann, WR K.J. Stroud and WR Rahsaan Vaughn. SAN DIEGO CHARGERS Placed LB Melvin Ingram on the PUP list. Placed CB Steve Williams and DT Byron Jerideau on injured reserve. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS Waived RB D.J. Harper, LB Joe Holland, G Al Netter, P Colton Schmidt and QB Scott Tolzien. ST. LOUIS RAMS Waived K-P Brett Baer, WR Demetrius Fields, WR Andrew Helmick, LS Jorgen Hus, QB Tim Jenkins, DT Al Lapuaho, LB Joseph Lebeau, TE Colby Prince, WR Raymond Radway and CB Robert Steeples. Waived/injured OL Graham Pocic. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Waived WR Carlton Mitchell, DE Ernest Owusu, QB Adam Weber, DE Markus White, WR Derek Hagan, FB Spencer Larsen and S Troy Nolan. Placed CB Anthony Gaitor and RB Michael Smith on injured reserve. Signed TE Mike Shanahan. TENNESSEE TITANS Waived K Maikon Bonani, WR Justin Hilton, WR Roberto Wallace, WR Diondre Borel, S Tracy Wilson, LB Kadarron Anderson, TE Martell Webb, OL Barry Richardson, OL Oscar Johnson and OL Eloy Atkinson. Reached an injury settlement with TE DeMarco Cosby. Waived-injured LB Greg Jones. WASHINGTON REDSKINS Released WR Donte Stallworth, LB Ricky Elmore, FB Eric Kettani, K John Potter, WR Chip Reeves and LB Quan Sturdivant. Waived/injured CB-PR Richard Crawford and LB Jeremy Kimbrough. Placed S Phillip Thomas and LB Keenan Robinson on injured reserve. Florida LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Monday in the Florida Lottery: Players should verify winning numbers by calling 850-487-7777 or at www.flalottery.com.Sundays winning numbers and payouts: Fantasy 5: 3 4 24 34 35 5-of-51 winner$172,793.07 4-of-5191$145.50 3-of-56,542$11.50 CASH 3 (early) 1 0 5 CASH 3 (late) 0 9 6 PLAY 4 (early) 1 4 8 1 PLAY 4 (late) 9 9 4 2 FANTASY 5 6 16 18 20 29TUESDAY, AUGUST27, 2013 B3 Pirates open VB season with hard-fought winThe Crystal River volleyball team opened the 2013 campaign Monday night with a tough four-set victory over visiting Hernando. The Pirates claimed a 25-20, 21-25, 25-21, 25-21 triumph. Aspen Phillips had a solid match on both ends of the net, with 25 assists and 19 digs. Sam Pauley had a team-high 41 digs, Laynee Nadal added 19 digs and Delaney Owens had 15 digs. Marissa Pool had 14 digs and nine ace serves, Cassidy Wardlow added seven kills and seven digs and Olivia Hudson had six kills and two aces. The Pirates are back in action tonight at 6 p.m. at home against Belleview.Belleview knocks off Lecanto in openerThe Lecanto volleyball team dropped its opening match of the season Monday night at home to Belleview 25-23, 15-25, 14-25, 15-25. The Panthers are back in action Wednesday at Central.Bucs place 2 on IR, waive 7 others in roster movesTAMPA Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Anthony Gaitor and running back Michael Smith will miss the NFL season after being placed on injured reserve. The Bucs also announced Monday that receivers Carlton Mitchell and Derek Hagan, defensive ends Ernest Owusu and Markus White, quarterback Adam Weber, fullback Spencer Larsen and safety Troy Nolan were waived. The team signed tight end Mike Shanahan, who has been in training camp with the New York Jets. Gaitor (knee) and Smith (foot) were competing for backup jobs.Mets ace Harvey has torn ligament in elbowNEW YORK Matt Harvey has a partially torn ligament in his right elbow, a potentially devastating injury for the pitcher that had given the foundering New York Mets reason to be hopeful about their future. For now, the 24-year-old Harvey and the Mets hope that he will be able to avoid reconstruction surgery on the ulnar collateral ligament. A full prognosis will not be made until swelling in the elbow goes down in about two weeks. The seventh pick overall of the 2010 draft, Harvey is 9-5 with a 2.27 ERA. He has a league-leading 191 strikeouts in 178 1/3 innings pitched and was a top candidate for the NL Cy Young Award.Tracy McGrady announces retirement from NBATracy McGrady said he is retiring from the NBA. McGrady spent 16 seasons in the NBA playing for the Raptors, Magic, Rockets, Knicks, Pistons and Hawks. He finished his career last season by signing with the San Antonio Spurs late in the year.From staff and wire reports SPORTS BRIEFS
for Florida last year and started three times. He was eighth on the team with 34 tackles. Muschamp declined to specify how Morrison has been punished aside from missing the Toledo game, but was satisfied with his apology and willingness to work his way back into good standing with the program. I think hes remorseful about the whole situation, Muschamp said. Weve moved forward. Guys make mistakes and have poor judgment at times. Next weeks game will be the first between No. 10 Florida and Miami since 2008, and could be the last time the schools play in the regular season. This game will complete a home-andhome contract, and both programs have indicated no intention of signing another one. Florida also announced that offensive tackle Chaz Green will need seasonending surgery to repair a torn labrum he suffered last week. Green, a redshirt junior, was expected to start at right tackle against Toledo. The Gators already are going into the season without starting right guard Jon Halapio, who has not practiced since tearing his left pectoral muscle while weightlifting in July. Halapio has been ruled out for the first two games, and the team hopes to get him back Sept. 21 against Tennessee. Without those two, Florida will start red-shirt senior Kyle Koehne at right guard and Nebraska transfer Tyler Moore at right tackle. Contending QBs Boyd of Clemson and Georgias Murray meet Saturday night Associated PressTo win the Heisman Trophy, a player needs the right combination of numbers and narrative, highlight plays and signature victories. Johnny Manziels Heisman run last season was fueled by dizzying stats, a brilliant performance in Texas A&Ms upset victory against Alabama, complete with a couple of did-you-see-that? plays, and the fact that he was trying to become the first freshman to win college footballs most prestigious individual award. Here are six (or so) Heisman contenders and what has to happen for them to win the big bronze statue.Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M. Assuming Johnny Football plays the entire season, he should put up more video-game numbers in a potent offense. Even so, itll be hard for him to top last season and anything less wont have the same wow-factor. There is room for improvement in one category: victories. The Aggies went 10-2 in the regular season last year. Make that 13-0 or 12-1, with a Southeastern Conference title and a berth in the BCS championship game, and Manziel could join Archie Griffin as the only two-time Heisman winners. Marqise Lee, WR, USC. Heisman voters are generally not impressed by wide receivers. Only two (Tim Brown in 1987 and Desmond Howard in 1991) have won it. Lee is coming off the most prolific season (118 catches and 1,721 yards) by a receiver in Pac-12 history. It was good enough for a distant fourth in the Heisman voting, despite USCs disappointing fall from preseason No. 1 to 7-6. Far less is expected of the 24th-ranked Trojans this season and Lee will have a first-year starting quarterback getting him the ball. If Lee has another huge year and USC can reach the Pac-12 title game and maybe knock off Notre Dame along the way the story will be how he carried the new QB(s). At the least that makes him a Heisman finalist.Tajh Boyd, QB, Clemson and Aaron Murray, QB, Georgia. Boyds eighth-ranked Tigers host Murrays fifthranked Bulldogs on Saturday to open the season. The winning quarterback in what figures to be a high-scoring game between two of the best offenses in the country likely shoots to the top of the Heisman watch lists. How much does that matter in September? Generally, as Denard Robinson and Geno Smith can attest, not much. Though Georgias front-loaded schedule (South Carolina on Sept. 7, and LSU on Sept. 28), gives Murray a shot to get a huge jump on the competition. Boyd has three big tests to pass (Georgia, Florida State, Oct. 19, and at South Carolina, Nov. 30) in an otherwise ho-hum schedule. Clemson needs to go at least 2-1 in those games and win the Atlantic Coast Conference for Boyd to win the Heisman.AJ McCarron, QB, Alabama. The Crimson Tide are almost too good to have a Heisman winner. With so much talent surrounding McCarron (receiver Amari Cooper, tailback T.J. Yeldon, etc.) its hard for him to stand out. And his raw numbers will always lag behind other top quarterbacks because of Alabamas balance and ability to easily dispatch so many opponents. To separate himself from the pack, McCarron will need more moments like he had at LSU last season, when he led the Tide to a lastminute, game-winning touchdown. Another trip to the BCS title game is also a must for a McCarron Heisman.Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina. If Clowney is going to be the first defensive player to win the Heisman, hell need to put up a huge sack total. The official NCAA record is 24 by Terrell Suggs of Arizona State in 2002. The late Derrick Thomas had 27 for Alabama in 1988 before sacks became an official stat. The magic sack number for Clowney? Twenty sounds about right. Also, hell probably need to score a touchdown and/or pick off a pass. And lead the Gamecocks to the SEC title game. Despite all the hype, realistically, Clowney is a long shot to win the Heisman.Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon. Mariotas problems are similar to McCarrons. As good as Mariota is, the Ducks are loaded. Do-everything-back DeAnthony Thomas might be the most dynamic and dangerous player in the country. The Ducks propensity to pound their opponents provides plenty of fourth-quarter rest for Mariota. And anything less than a trip to the BCS title game for Mariota and the Ducks, will seem like a disappointment. Oregon will need to be just about perfect to have its first Heisman winner. EXTRA POINT: Six more prime Heisman contenders: Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Louisville; Kevin Hogan, QB, Stanford; Jordan Lynch, QB, Northern Illinois; Braxton Miller, QB, Ohio State; Casey Pachall, QB, TCU; Lache Seastrunk, RB, Baylor. COLLEGEFOOTBALLCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEB4TUESDAY, AUGUST27, 2013 1624 N Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River 000FVXT Play against other local football fans. Local prize winner every week. www.chronicleonline.com/football13 Register Today! FREE EASY FUN 000FVXT Chance to WIN the Grand Prize a Trip to HAWAII HAWAII HAWAII 2013 000F6GL HARVEST MOONCRAFT SHOW Saturday Aug. 31, 2013 9 AM Till 3 PM Associated PressLEFT: Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd runs to daylight against South Carolina on Nov. 24, 2012, during a game in Clemson, S.C. RIGHT: Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray throws a pass Nov. 17, 2012, against Georgia Southern during a game in Athens, Ga. Georgias Murray and Clemsons Boyd, two of the best quarterbacks in the country, will get a chance for a quick start in the Heisman Trophy chase when Georgia travels to Clemson on Aug. 31. Six ways to win the Heisman Johnny Manziel Marqise Lee AJ McCarron Marcus Mariota Jadeveon Clowney GATORSContinued from Page B1 Guys make mistakes and have poor judgment at times.Will MuschampFlorida head coach on the suspension of middle linebacker Antonio Morrison.
Technical coordinators needed for Tax-Aide/C6 Community: Section CTUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013 HEALTH& LIFE Spend time with friends, children and family. Walking and talking go hand-in-hand and you might even make new friends along the way. Explore your local area its the best way to discover hidden places you might not know are there. Enjoy green spaces and nature fresh air, peace and quiet, and a place for the kids to run around. Or just take time to relax by yourself. Getting enough exercise can be a daily struggle. Theres never enough time, energy, or sunny weather; the pets have a yard to play in, and you worked all week. Fortunately, something most of us do every day is an easy form of exercise: walking. Wearing a pedometer a little device that counts steps you take can show how much you walk each day, whether its at work, in the grocery store, to and from the car, or around the house. Once you have an idea of how much you walk without realizing it, making ways to walk can be fun walk around the block to get the mail, park in the back of the lot at stores, or take your dog on a sightseeing tour of the neighborhood. Walking is one of the easiest exercised to fit into your daily routine and you might even enjoy it. Inside: Cancer & Blood Disease/ C2 Urology Today/C3 Sound Bites/C5 Health Notes/C2 Did you know? Know your environment Safety first Know your bodyWalking just 1 mile burns more than 100 calories. A mile is only about a 20-minute walk. Choose routes that are well used, and well lit if you walk at night. Know where youre going if you dont know the area well, take a map or leaflet. Be prepared to change your route if you feel unsafe for any reason. Take a cell phone and/or tell someone where youve gone if youre going on a long walk. If youre wearing headphones, make sure you can hear traffic and are aware of everything thats going on around you. Take care on busy roads and road crossings, and paths used by cyclists. Make sure youre wearing comfortable clothes and shoes. Unless youre sure its not going to rain, take a jacket its easier than holding an umbrella. A hat can keep you warm in winter and protect you from the sun in summer. Take some food and water if youre going on a longer walk. A small backpack is more comfortable to walk with, and is better for your back than an ordinary bag. Stand up straight but relaxed and look ahead. Try to swing your arms in time with your stride. Breathe deeply and in rhythm with your steps if you can. Make it fun Feature content compiled by Carly Zervis from www.nhs.uk Dr. Denis GrilloEAR, NOSE & THROAT Patients facing medical ethics Medical ethics has been around for hundreds, and even thousands, of years. But in the past 30 to 40 years, it has become a field of study of its own. While the principles have a broad application to outpatient care, it might be a little bit more relevant for the elderly patient population. This is a time in life where we want to maintain our autonomy and self-governing. This respect is something all of us want in the autumn of our life. Doctors with the help of HIPA guidelines Healthy diet may reduce cancer risk Over the past few years, more and more data has been published looking at the effect of a healthy diet and a persons risk of many different disease processes, including cancer, heart disease, diabetes and many more. Many studies have shown strong links between a healthy diet and a lower risk of developing cancer, and several have also shown that people who have already been diagnosed with cancer and have been treated also have a better outcome and lower risk of the cancer returning CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Dr. C. Joseph BennettNAVIGATING CANCER See GRILLO/ Page C5 See BENNETT/ Page C5 000FSED
R.I. Discovery (Recovery International) Abraham Low, M.D., self-help systems for mental health depression, obsession, stress, fears, anger. Meetings are 2 to 4p.m. Tuesdays at Crystal River United Methodist Church, 4801 N. Citrus Ave. Call Jackie, 352-563-5182. Together We Grow Nar-Anon Family Group 6:45p.m. Wednesdays at Dunnellon Presbyterian Church, 20641 Chestnut St., Room204 in office building, use right-side entrance across from the Memorial Garden; Nar-Anon is for family and friends of addicts. Find a free local support group in your area: call 888947-8885 or go to www.NARANONFL.org. Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) is a free 12-step recovery program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, undereating or bulimia. For details or a list of meetings, call 352-270-8534 or visit www.foodaddicts.org. 7 to 8:30p.m. Sundays at Queen of Peace Catholic Church Main Hall, 6455 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. Depression and anxiety peer support group meets at 10a.m. Thursdays at Central Ridge Library. Bereavement Group, 1:30 to 3p.m. Thursdays in the back hall, St. Thomas Church, off U.S.19 south of Cardinal Street. Group is composed of men and women who are experiencing grief and are convinced Life can be good again. Open to all. Come or call Anne at 352212-0632. Al-Anon groups meet regularly in Citrus County. Call 352-697-0497. Inverness AFG: 8p.m. Mondays, Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 550 S. U.S.41. 6 p.m. Mondays at Club Recovery, corner of County Road 486 and Anvil Terrace, Hernando. Crystal River AFG: 8p.m. Tuesdays, St. Benedict Catholic Church, 455 S. Suncoast Blvd. CASA in need of donated itemsCitrus Abuse Shelter Association (CASA) needs donation of household goods for its domestic violence shelter for women and children: hair clips, hair brushes, toilet paper, paper towels, size 5 diapers, hand soap, shampoo, conditioner, facial tissues and liquid highefficiency (HE) laundry soap. Drop off donations at CASAs outreach center, 1100 Turner Camp Road, Inverness, between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Donations of grocery and gas cards are always welcome. Call 352-344-8111.Dr. Vitamin offers free seminarDr. Vitamin, at 3930 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa, will host a free seminar at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept.21: Change Your Water, Change Your Life the Truth About Water. Seating is limited, call to reserve at 352-628-7036.Alzheimers caregiver programOCALA The USF Health Byrd Alzheimers Institute, Brentwood at Fore Ranch Senior Living Community, and Infinity Home Care are sponsoring a free community program, Alzheimers Disease: What Family Caregivers Need to Know, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 11, at Brentwood at Fore Ranch Senior Living Community, 4511 S.W. 48th Ave., Ocala. The program is designed for individuals caring for a family member or friend with Alzheimers disease. Topics will include: Understanding Alzheimers Disease, Progress in Treatment, Communication Strategies, Managing Troublesome Behaviors and more. Lunch will be provided. There is no charge, but advanced registration is requested to reserve a seat. For information or to register, call 813-974-4357 or toll-free in Florida at 800-633-4563.Oak Hill Hospital plans seminarSPRING HILL Oak Hill Hospitals For Your Health Community Education Series from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, will present a panel discussion titled, Comprehensive Care for Women of All Ages at the First United Methodist Church, 8831 W. Bradshaw St., Homosassa. The panel will feature Alene Wright, M.D., breast and general surgeon, and Marc Polecritti, D.O., of the Julian Institute of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Wright will discuss the gene test for breast and ovarian cancer. Dr. Polecritti will offer reconstructive surgical options for breast cancer patients. Admission is free and a complimentary hot meal will be served. Seating is limited and reservations are required, call 352-628-6060 in Citrus or register online at OakHillHospital. com/ForYourHealth. Health screenings set for Floral CityFirst Baptist Church of Floral City will host Life Line Screening on Sept.20 at 8545 E. Magnolia St., in partnership with Citrus Memorial Health System. Screenings identify potential cardiovascular conditions such as blocked arteries and irregular heart rhythm, abdominal aortic aneurysms, and hardening of the arteries in the legs, which is a strong predictor of heart disease. A bone density screening to assess osteoporosis risk is also offered and is appropriate for both men and women. Packages start at $159. All five screenings take 60 to 90minutes to complete. For information or to schedule an appointment, call 877-237-1287 or visit www.lifelinescreening. com. Pre-registration is required.Blood drives slated for the weekLifeSouth Community Blood Centers: With summer upon us, theres a sharp increase in the need for blood. 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 required. The Lecanto branch office is at 1241 S. Lecanto Highway (County Road 491), open from 8:30a.m. to 5p.m. weekdays (7p.m. Wednesdays), 8:30a.m. to 2p.m. Saturdays and 10a.m. to 2p.m. Sundays. The Inverness branch is at 2629 E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, open from 8a.m. to 4:30p.m. weekdays, (6:30p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays), 8a.m. to 5p.m. Saturdays and 10a.m. to 5p.m. Sundays. Visit www.lifesouth.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug.27, Eagle Buick GMC, 1275 S. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug.29, Walmart Supercenter, 1936 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug.30, Walmart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug.31, Tractor Supply Company, 3792 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 7:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, First United Methodist Church of Homosassa, 8831 W. Bradshaw St. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, Walmart Supercenter, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 2, Walmart Supercenter, 1936 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, Cypress Cove Care Center, 700 S.E. Eighth Ave., Crystal River. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, Walmart Supercenter, 1936 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto.Hospital, YMCA to present seminarSPRING HILL From noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug.28, Oak Hill Hospital and the YMCA of the Suncoast will present a seminar titled Screening Measures to Help Detect Cancers at YMCA of the Suncoast/Hernando County branch at 1300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. The program will be presented by Shilen Patel, M.D., of Florida Cancer Affiliates. Dr. Patel is board-certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. Admission is free; doors open at 11:45a.m. and a complimentary lunch will be served. Seating is limited and reservations are required. To RSVP and for information, call 352-628-6060 in Citrus or register online at OakHillHospital.com. Oak Hill Partners Club slates eventsSPRING HILL Oak Hill Hospital H2U Partners Club events. The hospital is at 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill, 1.9 miles east of U.S. 19 on State Road 50. Visit OakHillHospital. com. H2U Partners Club events and activities are open to members only. Membership is open to Hernando, Pasco and Citrus County residents for $20 a year, which includes membership in the HCA national H2U program. Aug. 28 Meet & Eat Ruby Tuesdays 12:30p.m. Sept. 4 Membership Meeting 10 a.m. Hospice offers program Sept. 2The Brentwood Retirement Community and HPH Hospice are partnering to host a free seminar to help understand why its important for everyone to understand the importance of advanced health care planning. The presentation will assist you in ensuring that your personal medical care and wishes are honored, if and when you are unable to communicate. The speakers will provide learning tools and the necessary paperwork to help you identify the best person who would speak for you and honor your wishes. The presentation will be provided by certified advanced care planning facilitators from HPH Hospice. The seminar will be in the Brentwood Commons Building at 6:30p.m. Monday, Sept.2, at Brentwood Retirement Center, 1900 W. Alpha Court in the Brentwood Subdivision of Citrus Hills. The entrance is off County Road 486 between Croft Avenue and County Road 491. Light refreshments will be served. For reservations, call Marge or Holly at Brentwood Retirement Community at 352-746-6611 Health center board to meetThe George A. Dame Community Health Center Board Meetings are at 3p.m. the first Wednesday monthly at the Citrus County Health Department, 3700 W. Sovereign Path, Lecanto, in the first-floor conference room. HEALTH& LIFE CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEC2TUESDAY, AUGUST27, 2013 WEEKLY SUPPORT MEETINGS HEALTH NOTES Breast cancer and blood pressure medications Breast cancer is the commonest cancer in women in the U.S. (excluding skin cancer). More than 230,000 women and roughly 2,400 men are diagnosed with breast cancer every year. What causes breast cancer? There are many causes, including family history of breast cancer, certain genes, estrogen, etc., but in many cases, we do not know the cause. Recently, one study was published in the Journal of American Medical Association a very prestigious journal. It drew lots of attention. This study suggested that certain medications for high blood pressure, called calcium channel blockers, more than double the risk of breast cancer. This is true if these medications are taken for long duration, more than 10 years. The population-based study in the three-county SeattlePuget Sound metropolitan area included women aged 55 to 74 years. 1,907 women with breast cancer were compared with 856 without cancer. Researchers measured the risk of breast cancer and examined the recency and duration of use of different medications for high blood pressure. The researchers found that calcium channel blockers more than double the risk of breast cancer if they were taken for more than 10 years. Other medications for high blood pressure did not increase the risk of breast cancer. There are many different kinds of calcium channelblocker medications. It did not matter whether they were short acting or long acting. Medications for high blood pressure are the most commonly prescribed class of drugs in the United States and in 2010 totaled an estimated 678 million prescriptions were filled for it. Calcium channel blockers are among the most frequently prescribed medications in the United States; they accounted for nearly 98million of the more than 678million prescriptions filled in 2010. However, despite the widespread use of these agents, there have been few studies examining the relationship between different types of these medications and breast cancer risk, and results are inconsistent. This is the first study to observe that long-term use of calcium channel blockers is associated with breast cancer risk. We must realize that this is an observational study and so it is not a final study. This finding must be confirmed before we can put it into practice. I do not think any of my readers who are taking one of the calcium channel blockers should consider switching it just because of this study.Dr. Sunil Gandhi is a hematologist and oncologist. He is the volunteer medical adviser of the Citrus Unit of American Cancer Society. Write to 521 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461, email sgandhi@ tampabay.rr.com or call 352746-0707. Dr. Sunil GandhiCANCER & BLOOD DISEASE See WEEKLY / Page C4 000FSGG Honoring Survivors and Remembering Loved Ones. Include your loved ones and those touched by cancer in our Chronicle Keepsake Edition on October 1. This special edition will be printed on pink newsprint. *All photos & information must be submitted by Tues., Sept. 24 PER TRIBUTE Will include a photo and short bio, approximately 20 words or less. Call Candy 563-3206 to reserve your space. 000FSPX Enjoy the sounds of the popular Susanne Smith Band! ( Local entertainers that feature a variety of your favorite cover tunes) Live Music Live Live Music Music To be held at the Plantation on Crystal River Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 6:00pm Tickets on Sale Now! Limited seating...get your tickets today. To purchase tickets, go online: www.citrusunitedway.org NO TICKET SALES AT THE DOOR! Open seating, but if youd like to reserve a table of 8, call Cindi or Jennifer at 352-795-5483 $75 per person includes: 6 oz. sirloin steak and snow crab claws with ONE drink ticket (cash bar available). This Premier United Way Kick-off party will be an EVENT to remember! LIVE UNITED while you eat, drink and dance the night away.
SPRING HILL Leukemia/Lymphoma Support Group 5 to 6:30p.m. the fourth Tuesday monthly at the Florida Cancer InstituteNew Hopes Spring Hill Center, 10441 Quality Drive, Suite203 in the Medical Arts Building next to Spring Hill Hospital. Call Jeff Haight, R.N., group facilitator, at 352688-7744. Caregivers Support and Information meeting, 1p.m. the fourth Tuesday monthly at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 1070 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. Peg Weston, financial associate for Thrivent Financial, will be guest speaker. Call Gail Sirak at 352-795-1618 for directions/information. Refreshments served. OCALA Ocala Health Stroke Support Group meets 9:30 to 11:30a.m. the fourth Tuesday monthly at the Senior Wellness Community Center (9850 S.W. 84th Court, Suite 500, Ocala). Call 800-530-1188 to register. The Citrus Memorial Diabetes Support Group, 10:30a.m. the fourth Wednesday monthly on the campus of Citrus Memorial Health System in the auditorium. Call Amy Freeman at 352-341-6110. No reservation is required. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Suncoast Chapter, Cancer Support Group (including Multiple Myeloma), 6p.m. the fourth Wednesday monthly at the Moose Lodge, 5214 Mariner Blvd., in Spring Hill. There is no charge and light refreshments are provided. Contact: Lourdes Arvelo, LCSW, patient services manager, at 813-963-6461 ext.11, Lourdes.Arvelo@lls.org or visit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society website at www.lls.org. Look Good ... Feel Better, a free two-hour session for women undergoing radiation or chemotherapy, at 3p.m. the second Wednesday monthly at the Cancer & Blood Disease Center, Lecanto, and 3p.m. the fourth Wednesday monthly at the Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute, Lecanto. Call Joann Brown at 352-3417741 or the American Cancer Society at 800-395-5665 to register. Alzheimers caregiver support group by Alzheimers Family Organization, 2p.m. the fourth Wednesday monthly at Sugarmill Manor, 8985 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. Call Bevin Brayton at 352302-9066. PINELLAS PARK Connections fireside-discussion-style support group for cancer patients, 7p.m. the last Thursday monthly, WellSpring Oncology, 6600 66th St. N., Pinellas Park, 727343-0600; www.wellspring oncology.org. BROOKSVILLE Man to Man prostate cancer support group, 6 to 7p.m. the first Monday monthly at the Florida Cancer Institute-New Hopes Brooksville Center, 7154 Medical Center Drive. Call Mary Capo at 352-5961926. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group 10a.m. to noon the first Monday monthly at the Citrus County Resource Center, 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court in Lecanto. Pam Hall from Kids Central Inc. will facilitate the meeting. Call Pam at 352-387-3540. OCALA The Alzheimers and Memory Disorders support group of Ocala, 3 to 5p.m. the first Monday monthly at the Medical Office Building at West Marion Community Hospital, 4600 S.W. 46th Court, second-floor Community Room. Call 352-401-1453. RBOI has begun a monthly survivor group with inspirational guests and strength-based topics. Any cancer survivors and family are welcome to attend. There is no cost to attend. For information, email Tommie Brown at tbrown009@tampabay. rr.com or call Wendy Hall, LCSW, at 352-527-0106. Alzheimers Association -Florida Gulf Coast Chapter support groups are attended by caregivers of loved ones with dementia or Alzheimers disease. All support groups are free of charge to caregivers. Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 550 U.S. 41 S., Inverness, 11a.m. first Tuesday monthly. Call Anne Black at 352-527-4600. BROOKSVILLE Womens breast cancer support group 6 to 7:30p.m. the first Tuesday monthly at Florida Cancer Institute-New Hope Center at 7154 Medical Center Drive, Spring Hill. Call Tambra Randazzo, R.T., at 352-592-8128. SPRING HILL Caregiver Support Group 4:30 to 5:30p.m. the first Wednesday monthly, at the Florida Cancer Institute-New Hopes Spring Hill Center, 10441 Quality Drive, Suite203 in the Medical Arts Building next to Spring Hill Hospital. Call Pamela McGee, facilitator, at 352-688-7744. Alzheimers caregiver support group 2:30p.m. first and third Thursday monthly at Sunshine Gardens Crystal River, 311 N.E. Fourth Ave., facilitated by Debbie Selsavage, a group leader trained by the Alzheimers Family Organization. Call 352-563-0235 or email administration@sgseniors. com. Families Against Multiple Sclerosis Support Group, 11a.m. the first Saturday monthly at First Baptist Church of Hernando, 3790 E. Parsons Point Road, for families, friends and anyone affected by MS. Call Shana at 352-6372030 or 352-422-2123. Citrus Abuse Shelter Association (CASA), 1100 Turner Camp Road, Inverness, hosts a volunteer meeting at 10 a.m. the second Tuesday monthly, September to May. Call 352-344-8111. SPRING HILL Spinal Cord Injury support group, 5p.m. second Thursday monthly in the gym at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital. Call Dee Hardee at 352592-7237. Friends of the Blind 9a.m. to noon the second Friday monthly. Call Butch Shultz at 352-344-2693. Womens Breast Cancer Support Group, 11:30a.m. the second Friday monthly (except July and August), Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute in the Allen Ridge Medical Center, County Road 491, Lecanto. Light lunch served. Call Judy Bonard at 352-527-4389. NAMI-Citrus, locally chartered group of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, meets the second Monday monthly at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, on County Road 486 in Citrus Hills. Doors open at 6:30p.m., speaker at 6:45. All those with an interest in mental health issues are welcome. Call 352-341-2273. Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC), at Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute at the Allen Ridge CMHS campus, 522 N. Lecanto Highway in Lecanto. TUESDAY, AUGUST27, 2013 C3CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEHEALTH& LIFE MONTHLY SUPPORT GROUPS Impending crisis of bacterial antibiotic resistance The World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Infectious Diseases Society of America and many other organizations have labeled the rising levels of resistance to antibiotics as a crisis situation. Antibiotics have proven dramatically effective in the fight against infectious diseases over the past 70 years. The success of the antibiotics against killer diseases such as tuberculosis, plague and syphilis has been one of the main reasons for the increase in longevity from the 1950s to 1990s. Despite the phenomenal success of the antimicrobial agents, the widespread use of these drugs over many years has caused bacteria and other microbes to adapt and become resistant, making the drugs less effective. Patients infected with such organisms that are resistant to drugs are prone to have more serious infections that lead to longer hospital stays. Patients may even die as a result. The problem is compounded by the fact pharmaceutical companies are hardly investing in newer antibiotics because the profit margin is very low. The last major antibiotic class introduced was quinolones (Ciprofloaxin and Levofloxacin group) developed 40 years ago. There is widespread abuse of antibiotics in the U.S. According to Drs. Bartlett and associates, specialists in infectious diseases, though we have only 4.6 percent of the world population, our antibiotic use accounts for 46 percent of the global market. There are several urgent steps that Drs. Bartlett and associates, writing in Medline, recommend that we undertake to combat the oncoming crisis: 1. Collect data on antibiotic use and drug resistance, as has been done for many years in the European Union. This will help better identify areas to take corrective action. 2. Stop antibiotic use on the farm: 80 percent of all antibiotics used are used in the farm. This leads to resistant bacteria and genes that are eventually transmitted to patients. 3. Prudent use of antibiotics by the medical community (antibiotic stewardship): avoiding unnecessary use, use of shortest effective course and changing from intravenous to the oral form of the antibiotics as soon as practical to hasten the discharge of patients. 4. Public education about avoiding inappropriate use of antibiotics: consumers expect even viral infections such as the common cold to be treated with a course of antibiotics. Such therapy is not only unnecessary but may even be harmful as it alters the bacteria normally present in the bowel. This may result in severe bowel disorders and antibiotic resistance. 5. Use of rapid diagnostic tests to diagnose resistant bacteria faster: such tests will become more common in the future. 6. Develop newer drugs: the current expensive model of drug research and development, and outdated FDA approval processes need to be replaced with innovative approaches using a private-public partnership, federal support for research and encouraging novel drug testing initiatives such as the Antibiotic Resistance Network funded by the National Institute of Health. 7. Integrate antibiotic resistance initiatives into health care reform: Health care professionals should be encouraged to follow best practices to prevent infections that can save lives and billions of dollars. 8. Creating a plan for the U.S.: The European Union has funded their antibiotic resistance program to the tune of $220 million annually. We do not have a comparable initiative in the USA. It is only by creating awareness among the public and the medical community of one of the greatest risks to human health by the increasing bacterial antibiotic resistance can we build the momentum to collectively formulate strategies for corrective action. Udaya Kumar. M.D., FRCS Urol, Dip. Urol (London), is certified by the American Board of Urology and the Board of Urology of U.K. and Ireland. He is a former professor of urology with University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Contact him at 3475 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa, FL 34448 or 352628-7671. Dr. Udaya KumarUROLOGY TODAY Vote for your favorite restaurants and you have a chance to WIN a $100 Visa Gift Card! All votes must be submitted by 4pm, September 17, 2013. For complete rules see chronicleonline.com go to features, then select enter a contest. Go to www.chronicleonline.com Features Enter a contest Mexican Food? Dessert? 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Alzheimers AssociationFlorida Gulf Coast Chapter affiliated support groups are for family members, caregivers and others interested in learning more about Alzheimers disease. Meetings are open to everyone and free of charge. To arrange free respite care so you can attend a group, call the Hernando office at 352-688-4537 or 800-772-8672. Website: www.alzsupport.com Live chat every Wednesday at noon. Message boards open at all times to post questions and leave replies. Join the Alzheimers Association online community at www.alz.org/living_with_alzheimers_ message_boards_lwa.asp. Crystal River Health & Rehabilitation Center, 136 N.E. 12th Ave., Crystal River; 2p.m. third Saturday monthly. Call Christina DiPiazza at 352-795-5044. Brooksville: Lykes Memorial County Library, 238 Howell Ave.; 2:30p.m. first Friday monthly. Call Jerry Fisher at 352-688-4537. Brooksville: Oak Hill Hospital Senior Partners, 11361 Cortez Blvd.; 2:30p.m. first Thursday monthly. Call Jerry Fisher at 352-688-4537. Spring Hill: The Residence at Timber Pines, 3140 Forest Road; 2p.m. third Monday monthly. Call Diane Koenig at 352-683-9009 or The Residence at 352-683-9009. Free respite care provided, call to reserve. First United Methodist Church of Homosassa has several support groups that run on a monthly basis. All groups are open to the public and free of charge, and meet at 1 p.m. in Room 203 in the Administration Building: First Monday: diabetic support group. Second Monday: Alzheimers/dementia caregivers support group. Fourth Monday: stroke survivors support group. Memory Lane Respite offered weekly for people with Alzheimers/dementia. Anyone bringing a loved one for the first time is encouraged to come early to fill out information forms. Call 352-6284083 for meeting dates. Citrus Memorial Health System is a 198-bed, not-for-profit community hospital that provides health care services to residents of Citrus County and surrounding communities. Support group meetings are in the CMHS Administration Building unless indicated. RBOI Prostate Cancer Support Group: 11:30a.m. the second Wednesday monthlyat Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute, 522 N. Lecanto Highway. Call 352-527-0106. AHEC Quit Smoking: 3p.m. Tuesdays at Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute, Allen Ridge Medical Mall, 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. Call 813-929-1000, ext.213. Breast Cancer Support: 11:30a.m. the second Friday, Robert Boissoneault Cancer Institute. Call Judy Bonard at 352-527-4389. Citrus Cancer Support: 4:30p.m. the third Tuesday, cafeteria meeting room. Call Carol at 352726-1551, ext.6596 or ext. 3329. Cancer Support: at Cancer Treatment Center. Call Jeannette at 352-746-1100 for date and time. Diabetes Support: Call Carol McHugh, R.N., at 352-341-6110 for details. Head and Neck Cancer Support: Robert Boissoneault Cancer Institute. Contact Wendy Hall at 352527-0106. Heart-Healthy Eating Workshop: 1:30 to 3p.m. second Wednesday every other month, CMHS Medical Office Building. Call 352-560-6266 or 352-344-6538 to register. Look Good Feel Better: monthly at Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute, Allen Ridge Medical Mall, 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, the Cosmetology Association and the Personal Care Products Council. A licensed cosmetologist is present to advise women about many issues. For dates, times, more information or to register, call the American Cancer Society at 800395-5665. Mended Hearts Support: 10a.m. second Friday, Gulf Room at CMHS Historic Building. Call Cardiovascular Services at 352-344-6416. Ostomy Support Group: 2p.m. third Sunday, Cyprus Room, at the CMHS Historic Building, 131 S. Citrus Ave., Inverness. Call Steve at 352229-4202 or Sue at 352-560-7918. Stroke Support Group of Citrus County: 3p.m. third Wednesday monthly, CMHS Annex Building conference room, State Road 44 across from Walgreens. Call 352-344-6596 or 352-344-1646. Hospice of Citrus County support groups and workshops. Call 866-642-0962 or 352-527-2348 for information. Grief workshops: 1 p.m. Thursday Hospice of Citrus County Clinical Office, 326. S. Line Ave., Inverness. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday Newly Bereaved Grief Workshop, Wings Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Homosassa. Grief support groups: 11 a.m. Tuesday Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church Parish Life Center, 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. 9 a.m. Wednesday Griefs Journey ... A Walking Group, Whispering Pines Park (Parking Area E). 10 a.m. Thursday Wings Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Homosassa. 2 p.m. second Thursday Hospice of the Nature Coast Levy Office, 24-B County Road 40 E., Inglis. 10:30 a.m. Saturday First United Methodist Church, 831 Bradshaw St., Homosassa. Evening support groups (for working people): 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, newly bereaved Hospice of Citrus County Clinical Office, 326 Line Ave., Inverness. Social support: 10 a.m. Tuesday Franks Family Restaurant, 2780 N. Florida Ave., Hernando. 1 p.m. first Thursday Mulligans Grill (formerly Mango Grill), 1305 Norvell Bryant Highway (C.R.486), Hernando. 11:30 a.m. third Tuesday LIFT luncheon (widows/widowers), Citrus Hills Golf & Country Club; call 352-621-1500, ext. 1728 for reservations. Wings education series: th Tuesdays @ 2 Wings Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Homosassa. Teen Encounter and Camp Good Hope Camps for grieving children/teens offered in April and October. Suicide Survivors Support Group, 1 to 2:30p.m. Mondays at the Hospice of Citrus County Hospice House, 3350 W. Audubon Park Path, Lecanto. The group is free and open to the public. Participants need not be hospice families. For information, call Lynn Miller at 352-527-2020. Hospice of Citrus County/Hospice of the Nature Coast licensed 1985, is a not-for-profit charitable organization providing comprehensively responsive and compassionate end-of-life services to the terminally ill and their families in 12 counties of North Central Florida. It provides grief support services for children and adults in the community. HPH Hospice, in partnership with the Alzheimers Association Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, offers Caregivers Support Groups for caregivers of dementia or Alzheimers patients to provide information, education and emotional support in a safe, comforting and confidential environment. There is no charge, and everyone is welcome to join. Call 352-5274600 with questions. First Tuesday, 11a.m., Our Lady of Fatima, 550 S. U.S. 41, Inverness. Second Monday, 1p.m., First United Methodist Church of Homosassa, 8831 W. Bradshaw St., Homosassa. Free respite care available. Last Wednesday, 11:30a.m., Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. Free respite care available. HPH Hospice, a nonprofit agency initially licensed in 1984, provides, care, comfort and support to individuals affected by a life-limiting illness in Citrus County. In addition to its office in Beverly Hills, it has a Hospice House on Norvell Bryant Highway in Lecanto for patients with limited caregiving assistance. SPRING HILL Oak Hill Hospital H2U Partners Club support groups meet on the campus of Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. Al-Anon meeting 7:30p.m. Thursdays, Lou Block, facilitator. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group 2:30p.m. first Thursday monthly, Jerry Fischer, facilitator. Diabetes Support Group 10a.m. second Monday monthly, with Kim Palmer. Multiple Myeloma Support Group 6p.m. second Wednesday monthly, Diane Terry, facilitator. Kidney Education Support Group 2:30p.m. third Wednesday monthly, Mary Jane Talty, facilitator. ALS Support Group 2p.m. the third Thursday monthly, with Katie Mitchell. Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Support Group 6p.m. fourth Wednesday monthly, Lordes Arvelo, facilitator. Epilepsy Support Group 3p.m. fourth Saturday monthly, with Lillian Rojas. Crohns Disease Support Group 6p.m. the last Thursday monthly, Isaiah Del Pilar, facilitator. H2U Partners Club events and activities are open to members only. Membership is open to Hernando, Pasco, and Citrus County residents for $20 a year. Oak Hill Hospital has been serving the Nature Coast since 1984. It is the largest medical facility in Hernando and Citrus County (234 acute-care beds), is one of the areas largest private employers, and offers Hernando Countys only comprehensive cardiovascular program, including open-heart surgery. Some 300 physicians, 950 associates and more than 350 volunteers comprise Oak Hill Hospitals health care delivery team. Visit OakHillHospital.com. Lecanto AFG: 8p.m. Thursdays, Unity Church of Citrus County, 2628 W. Woodview Lane, Lecanto. Crystal River AFG: 11:30a.m. Thursdays at YANA Club, 147 Seventh St. (off Citrus Avenue), Crystal River. Awareness Lunch Bunch AFG: 12:30p.m. Fridays, St. Margaret Episcopal Church, 114 N. Osceola Ave., Inverness. Beginners Al-Anon: 10a.m. Saturdays at Yana Club, 147 Seventh St. (off Citrus Avenue), Crystal River. Tuesday Morning Serenity: 10a.m. Tuesday at Unity Church, 2628 W. Woodview Lane, Lecanto. Alcoholics Anonymous: If you drink, and want to stop, call Alcoholics Anonymous Nature Coast Intergroup at 352-6210599. Visit the website: www.ncintergroup.com. 10:30a.m. Sundays, 10300 S. Riviera Drive, Chassahowitzka Community Center, 1mile west of U.S.19 on Miss Maggie Drive, turn left, two blocks. AC Group, 7p.m. Tuesdays at Church Without Walls, 3962 N. Roscoe Road, Hernando. Call Laverne at 352637-4563. Visit the website: www.alcoholicsforchrist.com. A 12-step Christian support group meets at 6p.m. every Wednesday at Living Waters Ministries, 12 N. Melbourne St., Beverly Hills. Call Meg at 352-527-2443. Free and open to the public. DUNNELLON Grief support group 6p.m. Thursdays at the First Baptist Church of Dunnellon, 20831 Powell Road. Call the church at 352-489-2730. Narcotics Anonymous: It Works How and Why, noon to 1p.m. Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 7 to 8p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, YANA Club, 147 N.W. Seventh St., Crystal River. Mens RAW (Recovery at Work) Mens Meeting, 7 to 8p.m. Thursday, Lecanto Church of Christ: 797 S. Rowe Terrace, Lecanto. More Will Be Revealed, 8 to 9p.m. Tuesday, Citrus Memorial Health System Historic School House: 135 S. Citrus Ave., Inverness. Recovery on the River, 7 to 8p.m. Monday; 8 to 9p.m. Friday and Sunday; Lecanto Church of Christ, 797 S. Rowe Terrace, Lecanto. Spirit of Unity, 8 to 9p.m. Thursday, Citrus County Family Resource Centers outreach center: 3848 E. Par sons Point Road, Hernando. Women United Ladies Meeting, 6:30 to 7:30p.m. Thursday Citrus Memorial Health System Historic School House: 135 S. Citrus Ave., Inverness. Narcotics Anonymous is not affiliated with any of the meeting facilities listed. Call the 24-hour Helpline: 352508-1604. Information about NA is also available at NatureCoastNA.org. Overeaters Anonymous : 5 p.m. Tuesdays at Club Recovery, corner of County Road 486 and Anvil Terrace, Hernando. Voices of Recovery, 1 to 2:30p.m. Mondays at the Senior Center (V.A. building) on County Road 491, Lecanto. Call Dolores at 352-746-5019. The Circle of Love, 1 to 2:30p.m. Thursdays at Our Lady of Grace Church in Beverly Hills, 6 Roosevelt Blvd. Call Carolyn at 352-341-0777. The New Beginning, 7p.m. Fridays at Our Lady of Grace, Roosevelt Boulevard, Beverly Hills. Call Carolyn at 352-341-0777. Anorexia and bulimia anonymous 12-step support group, 5:45p.m. Mondays at the Yana Club, 147 N.W. Seventh St., Crystal River (behind the police station). Call Charmaine at 352-422-3234. Citrus Abuse Shelter Association (CASA), 1100 Turner Camp Road, Inverness, offers two free weekly womens domestic abuse support groups: 5:30 to 7p.m. Tuesdays and 10:30a.m. to noon Wednesdays. Child care available. Call CASA at 352344-8111 to sign up. Celebrate Recovery : support for any hurts, habits, hang-ups or addictions. 6:30 p.m. Mondays at Oxford Assembly of God Church, 12114 N. U.S. 301 in Oxford. Call 352-748-6124. 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at the Christian Recovery Fellowship Church, 2242 W. State Road 44. Call 352-726-2800. Gulf to Lake Celebrate Recovery Fridays at Crystal River United Methodist Church on County Road 495. Dinner ($3) at 6p.m.; large group at 7p.m.; small groups at 8p.m. Call 352-586-4709. Nature Coast Ministries seeks to help the homeless and hurting of Citrus County. We offer referrals to Celebrate Recovery, call 352-563-1860. Overcomers Group for people recovering from addictions to drugs, alcohol or other out-of-control habits, 8 p.m. Mondays at the Sanctuary, 7463 Grover Cleveland Blvd. Call Paul at 352-6282874. Dunnellon Life Recovery group for adults where addiction, compulsion and codependency issues are dealt with, at 7p.m. Mondays at Rainbow Springs Village Church, 20222 S.W. 102nd St. Road, Dunnellon. Call Char at 352-465-1644 or Nancy at 352-794-0017. SPRING HILL Parkinsons Tai Chi Group 2:30 to 3:30p.m. Tuesdays in the private dining room at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Spring Hill. Call Charissa Haffner at 352-346-8864. HEALTH& LIFE CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEC4TUESDAY, AUGUST27, 2013 SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS WEEKLYContinued from Page C2 HEALTH NOTE GUIDELINES It is the responsibility of each organization to inform the Chronicle about changes to existing listings. 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protect patient information. Patients need to be free from outside controlling influences and hopefully progress the mental and physical capability for decision-making. Doctors can help in this area by stressing informed consent. In short, giving you all the options and allowing you to make your own decisions. Many of our patients here in Citrus County tend to have some hearing and/or visual problems that can make communication difficult. Add to that dementia occurring with age, which can make for a difficult decision-making process. Also, as we age, we sometimes have multiple medical problems that can lead to very complex decision-making. In some instances, families are around to help with that process. But with or without families, it may be more time consuming and take multiple visits to accomplish the goal. Another thing that is evident is lack of planning. None of us want to think about bad things happening to us, but that is a possibility and being prepared is the best defense. Events directives, which describe exactly what you would like done in certain circumstances while you are at the hospital, need to be in place and power of attorney issues for health care is very important as well. Repeat office visits with your doctor provide an opportunity for you to initiate that discussion so that if and when that time comes that you are in the emergency room or Intensive Care Unit, you know that your wishes will be respected and you dont have to make any snap decisions that you may regret later. This is very important in light of the fact that patients have different opinions about whether they want treatment withheld or withdrawn and if they want extraordinary measures taken to prolong ones life. Artificial nutrition and hydration via tube feedings helps babies and non-terminally sick patients return to normal activity and grow and thrive. However, it could be futile in a terminally ill patient and prolong an unnecessary and unpleasant event. At this point in time, society cannot come to an agreement about how health care should be delivered and used, which may not be a bad thing. And while we still have this choice, it would be a great time to discuss your desires with family members and your physician. You just cant be too prepared.Denis Grillo, D.O., FOCOO, is an ear, nose and throat specialist in Crystal River. Call him at 352-795-0011 or visit CrystalCommunity ENT.com. if they follow a healthy diet. The move across medicine and dietary circles it to encourage a diet that is more plant based than animal based, low in fat and carbohydrates. Now, a new study confirms this theory, showing that a healthy diet may protect against pancreatic cancer. In this new study, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, researchers from the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Md., calculated what they called the Healthy Eating Index 2005 (HEI-2005) score for 537,218 men and women participating in the National Institutes of HealthAmerican Association of Retired Persons Diet and Health Study. This study consisted of following this very large population of people with food frequency questionnaires, sent to participants on a regular basis, and returned to the NCI between the years of 1995 and 1996. It is a very large population of participants, but depends on honest reporting. Over the life of the study, the researchers found that there were 2,383 cases of pancreatic cancer. The promising finding was that there was a reduced risk of pancreatic cancer when the researchers compared participants who met the most dietary guidelines with those who met the fewest guidelines. And, as one would expect, there was a significant correlation when looking at the participants body mass index, with, as expected, a higher risk of pancreatic cancer in those participants with a high BMI. Specifically, overweight or obese men compared to normal-weight men had a significantly higher risk of developing pancreatic cancer, whereas men in the normal weight category did not show this link. As one would expect, those who eat well and exercise will have a lower BMI, thus a lower risk of pancreatic cancer. Overall, the findings continue to support previous studies that have shown that consuming a high-quality diet, along with a regular program of exercise, and thus maintaining a normal BMI, may reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer.Dr. C. Joseph Bennett is a boardcertified radiation oncologist and a member of the Citrus County Unit of the American Cancer Society. Watch Navigating Cancer on WYKE TV at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and at 10 a.m. Thursdays. If you have any suggestions for topics, or have any questions, contact him at 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. TUESDAY, AUGUST27, 2013 C5CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEHEALTH& LIFE Removal of canine teeth leads to replacement questions Q:In July of this year, my two lower front canines were found to be vertically fractured and have two cysts. On Aug. 12, the two cysts and canines were extracted, leaving a wide gap, with no temporary teeth. I plan to have tooth implants, and I will very likely need a bone grafting surgery before this, and these take time. I have the following questions:Can I just do nothing, i.e., leave a wide gap between my two lower front teeth for up to 18 months before dental implantsupported prostheses are constructed? Will adjacent teeth shift and will there be dental problems? How many months after tooth extraction will the teeth start to shift? How many months after tooth extraction will dental problems arise? Will using a mouth guard (before the prostheses are in place) prevent tooth shifting and dental problems, and will it affect bone graft and dental implant surgeries? When should I start wearing a mouth guard? A: This is a very involved situation with some very good questions. Let me first say that in order for you to get a true second opinion, you will need to see a different dentist than the one you have already seen. If you have not seen an oral surgeon for the implant portion of this case, you might benefit from a consultation with one. They are not only familiar with implants, but highly trained in surgery. There has been a general trend for general dentists to place dental implants recently. Unless they are trained extensively in the surgical placement of implants and the management of any circum stances that could arise, I feel the best choice for the placement of implants is a trained surgeon. Please know that my answers regarding your questions are in general terms, in response to my understanding of your question as you have written it. If a cyst was removed, there was some degree of bone loss. In situations such as this, a bone graft is always a good idea. The success of an implant relies, in great part, on the quality and quantity of bone it is put in. Not only do you have the lack of bone where the root of the tooth was, but also where the cyst was. As for the movement of teeth: I have seen teeth move in only a few days, as related to the placement of a new crown, where the patient had lost the temporary and not made us aware. The tooth in front of the canine is very small and slender and, as a result, could easily move into the space of the removed tooth. Even though the tooth behind the canine is larger, there is a higher tendency for it to move forward than for a front tooth to move backward. Tooth movement is an issue. The use of a mouth guard, or more specifically, a temporary partial denture, is a great idea. You should use this as soon as your dentist says it is OK to use it. The type of graft done will have something to do with when you can start wearing one. Without the use of this prosthesis, you will likely experience problems you will have to address at a later date. If, on the other hand, you do not care to replace the missing teeth you will probably not care if there were tooth movement. This is your decision to make. As an aside, before the use of implants, replacing the canines was a difficult and more involved procedure. I think it is great that dentistry has such a great alternative to the way this would have been handled in the past. I hope that I have helped you understand your options. Dr. Frank Vascimini is a dentist practicing in Homosassa. Send your questions to 4805 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa, FL 34446 or email them to him at info@Masterpiece DentalStudio.com. 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Submit information at least two weeks before the e vent. Multiple publications cannot be guaranteed. Submit material at Chronicle of fices in Inverness or Crystal River; by fax at 352-563-3280; or email to email@example.com. Notes tend to run one week prior to the date of an e vent. Publication on a special day cant be guaranteed. NEWS NOTES BH Chorus to begin rehearsalsAfter its successful spring concert, the Chorus of Beverly Hills is looking forward to its Christmas concert. Rehearsals will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6, in the sanctuary of the Beverly Hills Community Church, 82 Civic Circle. Singers may register beginning at 10 a.m., pay the $10 fee and receive their music. Rehearsals will continue from 10:30 a.m. until noon each Friday until the concert. Many new voices are needed and people are asked to join and to fill out all sections: sopranos, altos, tenors and basses. Membership is open to all singers in Citrus County who love singing and want to participate in performing well-chosen music with director Renate Williams and accompanist Ruth Carruthers. The ability to read music is not necessary. The chorus is sponsored by the Beverly Hills Community Church. For more information, call music chairman Volena Van Gunst at 352-746-5680 or Jackie Dean at 352-527-8405.Forum links volunteers, jobsLearn where you can make a difference and discover your niche in community service. The Nature Coast Volunteer Center and Retired and Senior Volunteer Program host a forum for people to link up with volunteer opportunities. This is an opportunity to meet with NCVC/RSVP staff and volunteer managers throughout the county and learn about their programs and opportunities for service. Opportunity Links will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Central Ridge Community Center, 77 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills. RSVP and the Nature Coast Volunteer Center are the engines through which more than 60 local organizations connect hundreds of volunteers to service opportunities throughout Citrus County. For more information, call 352-249-1275, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. COMMUNITYPage C6TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Precious Paws ADOPTABLES Marnie Special to the ChronicleMarnie is a sweet kitten with an inquisitive face. She is friendly, social and beautiful, and would make a great family pet. Precious Paws now has more adoption sites in Citrus County. Kittens and cats are available for adoption at the Pet Supermarket on State Road 44 in Inverness during regular store hours. The Crystal River Mall adoption center is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. The Floral City adoption site at 7360 S. Florida Ave. is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Call 352-726-4700 for more information or check the website at www.preciouspawsflorida.com. Special to the ChronicleTax-Aide services of the AARP in Citrus County needs technical coordinator volunteers for the season. These are the people who support the computers and computer networks for the free program, said John Clarke, area Tax-Aide coordinator. They are far from complex, primarily consisting of simple peer-to-peer networks, understanding relatively simple routers and their configuration and linking a network to the Internet through site supplied dedicated IPs. While, in general, we would anticipate these folks also avail themselves of our tax counselor training, which is of course at no cost, it is not a requirement of the position, Clarke said. Clarke said this need in no way downplays the continuing critical need for tax preparation counselors and volunteers to fill administrative positions. The needs are significant there, as well. Fully 98 percent of our volunteers return year after year, Clarke said. Its, to put it simply, a gratifying, fulfilling and super feeling to know you are helping your friends and neighbors who, through no fault of their own, are struggling on a limited income. There is no charge for our services, ever. Volunteer technical coordinators position, must have some basic technical background. Beyond that, AARP will provide the one-on-one counseling and other tools needed. Visit www.aarp.org/tavolunteer and register to be an AARP TaxAide volunteer. Or, call John Clarke at 352-270-8162, or email email@example.com. Last month, United Methodist Women from across Florida gathered at Florida Southern College for our annual school. Formerly called the School of Christian Mission, it was our inaugural Mission U School. Margaret Williams and I represented the Crystal River UMW for the four-day conference. The studies this year helped us to delve into the issue of poverty, to become acquainted with one of the oldest groups of people on earth, Roma of Europe, and to live sacramentally while walking justly. It was a journey we would share with our local UMW units throughout the year. Our theme was Learn, Act, Transform. Women, youths and children attended and had a variety of opportunities to understand the mission of our church in the world context and the responsibilities we have to fulfill that mission while strengthening the leadership of UMW. We experienced focus groups on mental health, viewed mission audio-visuals, and visited the learning center where UMW units shared their projects with extensive displays and informative brochures. In between classes we could learn a craft and view a Methodist heritage display. Morning devotions were conducted in the prayer and meditation room at the start of each day. The literature room was stocked with study books, devotional books and various leadership supplies. There were Hispanic, Haitian and Korean coordinators for classes offered in their given language. Conference and district leadership development sessions were held to equip us for our upcoming year in our local church. I took the Poverty class and Margaret took the Roma Europe class. In the Poverty class, we shared ways that we can minster to those in need, besides volunteering in food distribution and food pantries, as I do. Our class provided an opportunity for each of us to fully participate in the morning worship, discussions, research and study. As we listened to stories of faith and how others were able to respond to the challenges people in poverty face, we networked and bonded. There are many missing pieces in the lives of the poor and we can help put the puzzling conditions of their lives together again. In addition to providing food and clothing, school supplies and meals, we can offer job training and placement and counseling with the varied issues they are facing. We can scout out low-income housing for them. Some of the class exercises were a penny wars activity, where we were given pennies to purchase food for our family with a limited income and we had to decide how to stretch the money for our familys needs. Another exercise involved a dirty laundry clothesline strung across the front of the class, where we hung up things that are being done to the poor that should not be done and things that should be done. We wrote letters about what we were committed to do about poverty when we return to our local unit, then sealed it and gave it to a classmate to mail to us in December, to evaluate. On our last day of class, we came forward with a pebble to drop into a bowl of water and we said aloud: I will make a ripple of hope for those who are experiencing poverty. This quote on our classroom wall said it all: Humankind was not woven into the web of life. We are but one thread woven within it. Whatever we do to the weak, we do to ourselves, by Chief Seattle. In the Living Sacramentally and Walking Justly Class, there were many worship and transformation learning exercises. We shared our life stories, our similarities and differences and hopefully these reflections will lead to positive action. We studied in-depth the sacraments of baptism, communion and prayer, and how we can stay on track. We learned that we are continually growing in our relationships with each other and God as His representatives in the world, telling of His mercy, grace and love by the way we live. We agreed that the gift of each day given to us does not have to limit our tomorrows, and that as we study a scriptural passage, our lifetime experiences, including assumptions, will affect it. This years Mission U Experience spoke to us of justice (changing situations by the way we live and think) and breaking the cycle of poverty by calling us to do different things with different people.Ruth Levins participates in a variety of projects around the community. Let her know about your groups upcoming activities by writing to P.O. Box 803, Crystal River, FL 34423. Ruth LevinsAROUND THE COMMUNITY Class opens eyes to plight of the poor Tax-Aide program needs technical coordinator volunteers Chapter of the Year Special to the ChronicleThe Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association was named Chapter of the Year at the associations 75th annual conference. FPRA state president Jeff Nall presented the award to chapter president Katie Mehl, citing the chapters strategic and successful efforts to face the challenges of managing a chapter of public relations professionals in a rural community. The Nature Coast Chapter is one of 15 chapters statewide. Throughout the 2012-13 year, the Nature Coast Chapter focused on efforts to add value for members, plan professional development programs that would resonate with a broad range of practitioners and had a successful Roast n Toast event to provide student and professional development scholarships for local public relations practitioners. The Nature Coast Chapter of FPRA hosts monthly professional development luncheons at Citrus Hills Golf & Country Club. The next meeting will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6. To RSVP, call Mehl at 352-344-6501 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. LYNN NELSON/Special to the ChronicleThe BFF Society Inc. installed its new officers for 2013-14 at the August meeting. Pictured, from left, are: Claudia Perry, treasurer; Bonnie Verlato, president; Yvonne DAmico, secretary; and Pam Fairchild, vice president. The organizations motto is Changing Lives Through Education. The club is looking forward to another exciting year of fun and fundraising for local educational scholarships. New members are always welcome; call Gwen for information at 352-795-1520. New officers for BFF Society
ENTERTAINMENTCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, AUGUST27, 2013 C7 PHILLIPALDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn.In The Devils Dictionary, Ambrose Bierce defined prescription as a physicians guess at what will best prolong the situation with least harm to the patient. At the bridge table, the prescription for success is trying not to have to guess what to do, but what will have mathematically the best chance to succeed. In this deal, South is in four spades. West leads the club queen. Since East is marked with the club ace, declarer plays low from the board at tricks one and two, but still loses the first three tricks. East then shifts to the spade six. After drawing trumps, how should declarer continue? South opened three spades, showing a respectable suit, some 6-10 high-card points and about seven winners. Here, North would have done well to respond three no-trump, but if Souths suit needed establishing, that contract could have gone down several tricks. Raising to four spades was normal. South has only nine winners: seven spades, one heart and one diamond. At first glance, it looks as though he needs one of the red-suit finesses to work. But which one should he take? It seems to be a pure guess. However, he can improve his odds slightly. Declarer should play a diamond to dummys ace, ruff a low diamond in his hand, return to dummy with a trump, and ruff another diamond. Here, the king drops, establishing dummys queen and allowing South to claim. But if the diamond king is still out there somewhere, declarer cashes the rest of his trumps, planning to take the heart finesse at trick 12. 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I cant believe he has stayed with me this long. I dont like to be touched by anyone. As soon as someone gets close, I move away so they dont accidentally brush against me. I force myself to have sex with my boyfriend and pretend I enjoy it because I know its not fair to deny him. But the whole time we are being intimate, Im thinking, Is this ever going to end? What is wrong with me? Maryland Miss Dear Maryland: Sex should be a pleasurable activity. There are people who are disinterested or ambivalent about sex. But someone who dislikes being touched may have psychological issues that were not resolved or sensory issues that were never addressed. We commend you for being willing to work on this. Please talk to your doctor and also contact AASECT (American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists) at aasect.org. They may be able to guide you toward a healthier, happier outlook. Dear Annie: I am a firsttime grandma to a beautiful baby girl. We live in the same town. I offered to be the caregiver at their home, but my daughter-in-law prefers to take the baby with her on a 50-mile round-trip to a daycare near her job. I was devastated by that decision, but accepted it. What Im having trouble understanding is how often I see the baby. During my few short visits, I have not felt comfortable in their home. I communicate with my son because my daughter-in-law seems very standoffish. I told my son I dont wish to be a burden on their household routine, but twice I made arrangements to see the baby only to be told on the day of that visit that I had to leave after 30 minutes. The last visit was five weeks ago. I phoned my son and begged to see the baby more often. He agreed at the time that once a week (depending on their schedule) was not unreasonable. I set up an hour visit for this week, and when I arrived at their door, they were preparing to leave the house. My visit, which meant so much to me, was totally forgotten. My son and his wife have known each other only 13 months. Between the pregnancy, the marriage, the birth and moving into their home, I know its been stressful, so Ive tried to be patient. What is a reasonable expectation for visiting the new baby? Want To Know My Granddaughter Dear Want: There is no definitive timetable for visiting. It depends on the flexibility and schedules of those involved, as well as the willingness of the participants. Your daughter-in-law apparently is not keen on having you around, and your son is caught in the middle. Dont push. Instead, make it your goal to become closer to your daughter-in-law. Be her friend. Call her. Ask how shes doing. Let her know you value her and think shes a good wife and mother. See whether you can arrange an excursion to the mall or a concert whatever interests her. If you can help her to be more comfortable around you, the visits will likely increase. Dear Annie: Please tell Need Help, the teenager who has mood swings, that most teachers check their email throughout the summer and during school vacations. No matter when it is, most of us are just an email away. We still care about our students, regardless of whether its summertime, winter vacation or spring break. That letter broke my heart. It sounds like a student I had this year. I hope he emails me. Teacher in Louisville, Ky.Annies Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Email your questions to anniesmail email@example.com, or write to: Annies Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 Third St., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. To find out more, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com. 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Associated PressCHICAGO Thousands of Chicago children whose schools were shuttered last spring walked to new ones on the first day of school Monday under the watchful eye of police officers and newly hired safety guards there to provide protection as the kids crossed unfamiliar streets many of them gang boundaries. No incidents of trouble were reported, police said. While that didnt surprise parents and grandparents, they said they were still concerned that the citys obvious show of first-day force wont keep their children safe in the weeks and months to come. I think its just show-and-tell right now, said Annie Stovall, who walked her granddaughter, 9-year-old Kayla Porter, to Gresham Elementary School, which is about five blocks farther from home than Kaylas previous South Side school. Five, six weeks down the road, lets see whats going to happen. Kathy Miller stood in front of Gresham Elementary with her three children, waiting for a bus that would take them to another school. She scoffed at the Safe Passage program, in which guards clad in neon vests line Chicago streets, saying it wont be long before brightly colored signs announcing the programs routes will be riddled with bullets. Those signs dont mean nothing, she said. The preparation and show of force shows whats at stake for Chicago Public Schools, the nations third-largest school district, after it closed almost 50 schools last spring in the hopes of improving academic performance and saving millions of dollars. About 12,000 of the districts 400,000 students were affected by the closures. For months, parents, teachers and community activists have warned that forcing children to pass through some of the citys more impoverished and dangerous neighborhoods where some already walking in the middle of the street to avoid being ambushed by gang members to get to school puts them at undue risk. Statistics suggest those concerns are valid. An analysis of Chicago crime data by WBEZFM found that in 2013, there have been 133 shootings and 38 homicides in and around areas that have been newly marked as Safe Passage routes. And if the attention Chicago received after a 15-year-old honor student was killed about a mile from President Barack Obamas home in January is any indication, there is no doubt a similar media firestorm will occur if a child is caught in gang crossfire on the way to or from school. One officer standing outside Gresham Elementary summed up the pressure the police department and City Hall are under this year, joking that children better not get a splinter or well all be out of a job. With the hope of preventing problems, the financially strapped city hired 600 workers at a rate of $10 an hour to supplement a Safe Passage program that has existed since 2009, launched the same year a Chicago honors students beating death was videotaped. Police worked with residents and CPS to map out routes near 52 of the so-called welcoming schools that are taking in students from the closed schools. Along those routes, the city has put up scores of Safe Passage signs. Mayor Rahm Emanuel also deployed city departments to repair sidewalks, replace street lights, paint over graffiti and board up nearly 300 abandoned buildings. On Monday, Emanuel didnt mention Safe Passage, focusing instead on changes that have been made for this school year, starting with a full day of kindergarten. But last week, he told about 1,000 people at a training session that the program is about more than just building a route to school. It is about building a route to college, career and beyond ... he said. Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Monday he was pleased with how things were going, particularly in what he saw as evidence of community and parent involvement. Im seeing small groups of kids being walked to school by their parents, or their older brothers or sisters, McCarthy told reporters. This goes to the heart of what weve been talking about since Ive been here, which is ... to me, this is an opportunity. This is true community policing. But crime statistics and shootings, like the one in the Uptown neighborhood last week along a Safe Passage route, only underline what parents say is a fact of life: Danger lurks. They will ride to school for the rest of their life, as long as Im in Chicago, Jennifer Press said, explaining her determination to keep her kids out of harms way and from gangs from preying on them. She was at Gresham Elementary to register her 4-year-old daughter there because the preKindergarten class at a school closer to her home is full. For her part, 9-year-old Kayla professed she wasnt worried about all the gangs and the dangers of the streets that shes heard her grandmother, Annie Stovall, and other grown-ups talk about as long as her grandmother and aunt who walked with her to school are nearby. Im going to be OK, as long as theyre with me, she said. TUESDAY, AUGUST27, 2013 C9CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEHEALTH& LIFE Fax: (352) 563-5665 l Toll Free: (888) 852-2340 l Email: firstname.lastname@example.org l website: www.chronicleonline.com To place an ad, call563-5966Classifieds In Print and Online All The Time Chronicle Classifieds637552 000FO73 000FO74 Office AssistantF/T, Must know Quick Books, good phone skills, customer service skills. Apply in person Daniels Heating & Air 4581 S Florida Ave, Inverness 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 F/T RECEPTIONISTExp. reqd for very busy medical office. 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(352) 560-0051 Red Siberian Husky male, has collier, found Sumterville area, call to identify (352) 793-8537 DOG GROOMING WORKSHOP BYOD Bring Your Own DOG! $50. 8/31, 11am to 4pm equipment available offered at the Academy of Animal Arts, Largo, FL Academy ofanimalart s.com 866-517-9546 Todays New Ads GE Washer & Dryer Top loader, Large capacity, white, exec. cond. very clean, $325 for both (352) 503-6322 INVERNESSTue-Fri 9am-12pm or by appt 637-6310 Down Sizing, furn, antiq. 739 Carnegie Dr T A YLORS TOUCH Home Repairs, painting,flooring, lic. & Ins. (352) 678-9094 Two Occasional Living room side chairs, warm beige, both like new, must see, $175 each (352) 382-5057 Whirlpool Side by Side Refrigerator, with ice maker, white, Clean, $375. (352) 726-4365 $$ TOPDOLLAR $$ For Wrecked, Junk or Unwanted Cars/Trucks $$ (352) 201-1052 $$ BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 FREE REMOV AL Appliances, Riding Mowers, Scrap Metal 352-270-4087 Taurus MetalRecycling Best Prices for your cars or trucks also biggest U-Pull-It with thousands of vehicles offering lowest price for parts 352-637-2100 3 Baby Guinea Pigs 2 females, 1male (352) 634-4109 Fertilizer horse manure mixed with pine shavings. great for mulch or gardens. U load and haul 352-628-9624 FREE 4 Kittens striped Free to good home (352) 794-3656 Todays New Ads 2 Matching End Tables, walnut Color with glass tops, $25 ea, secretary desk dk walnut, $25, 352 601-2346 352-601-2214 3 pc 1924 Wicker set, white, $200 352 601-2346 352-601-2214 BIRD CAGE 24 X 24 X 36 inch Black cage with stand and wheels. Good for small to medium Parrot. Asking $100.00 for both 352-503-2649 or cell 352-601-8544 CHEVY15001998 Silverado Topper, 78 bed, white fiberglass, new struts on rear window $60.00 352-465-9026 CRYSTALRIVER2/1/1, Cent. loc. clean $700. 352-563-0166 CRYSTALRIVER5 bedroom, 3 bath in Meadowcrest. $1,700.00/mo. No Pets. (352) 601-8445 CRYSTALRIVERRooms in house, Full Kichen, Near Publix, furn, one price for elec, W/D, H20, cable,+ WIFI $115wk/ 420mo $120wk/430mo 352-563-6428 DUNNELLON Rainbow Lake Est.Saturday Only 9am-3pm Items Located inside home, Qu Bedrm set, bookcases w/matching hutchs, matching comp. desk, limited hshld, patio furn, riding mower 21552 SW Plantation St. Fire Proof 3 Drawer filing cabinet, $50, 3 Drawer file cabinet w/safe $50 OBO 601-2346 / 601-2214 I AM LOOKING FOR A GOOD WOMAN Up to age 38. Are you looking for a good man -HERE I AM Call 352-422-0440 Home 352-628-9416 Would like to meet, 80 yr. old gentleman, Must be intellgent, good health, financial security. Dining, movies very active, to travel different places, no drinking or smoking, must be honest, No pets. REPLY TO: Blind Box 1845P Citrus Co. Chronicle 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd. Crystal River Florida, 34429 I I I I I I I I 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 I I I I I I I I Your Worldof garage sales Classifieds ww.chronicleonline.com Need a JOB? #1 Employment source iswww.chronicleonline.com Classifieds Guards help escort Chicago kids to new schools Associated PressSafety guard Renee Green high-fives Demari Hill, 5, as she heads to Gresham Elementary School with her parents, Destiny and Anthony Hill, on her first day of kindergarten classes Monday in Chicago. Thousands of students will walk newly designated Safe Passage routes after CPS announced in May it would close about 50 schools and programs. Workers hired to help students get to and from school safely will be stationed along those routes, as well as police, firefighters and even public library security guards. Im going to be OK, as long as theyre with me. Kayla Porterabout walking to school with her grandmother and aunt.
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Free Est. 352-302-5641 All Major Credit Cards Davies Tree Service Serving Area 15yrs. Free Est. Lic & Ins cell 727-239-5125 local 352-344-5932 ELITE ROOFING Excellence in Roofing! EliteRoofing Inc.com Lic# Ccc1327656 /Ins. ***352-639-1024*** MACS MOBILE R V REP AIR & MAINT RVTC Certified Tech 352-613-0113, Lic/Ins. 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. Bay Leak Detection for all Pools & Spas Lic#G13000070891 Ins. 352-433-6070 CALLSTELLAR BLUE All Int./ Ext. Painting Needs. Lic. & Ins. FREE EST. (352) 586-2996 Lawncare -N-More Friendly Family Services for over 21 yrs. 352-726-9570 A+ CleaningResidential & Comm. 27 yrs exper, Quaility is my moto not quanity Lic. & Bonded. Call Dawn (386) 717-2929 All phases of T ile Handicap Showers, Safety Bars, Flrs. 422-2019 Lic. #2713 Carpentry, Decks, Docks, Remodeling Yard Work, Pressure Wash, Home Repair. CBC 1253431 (352) 464-3748 Floors /walls. Tubs to shower conv. No job too big or small. Ph: 352-613-TILE /lic# 2441 Renovation/Remodel Kit/Ba/RE listings Lic/Ins. Crc 1327710 Sterling 352220-3844 THE KLEEN TEAM Residential/Comm. Lic., Bonded, Insured (352) 419-6557 A-1 Hauling, Cleanups, garage clean outs, trash, furniture & misc. Mark (352) 287-0767 JEFFS CLEANUP/HAULING Clean outs/ Dump Runs Brush Removal Lic. 352-584-5374 Lawncare-N-More Friendly Family Services f or over 21 yrs. 352-726-9570 PIANO LESSONS Study Piano w/ Rick D Beginner to Advanced All styles 352-344-5131 CALLSTELLAR BLUE All Int./ Ext. Painting Needs. Lic. & Ins. FREE EST. (352) 586-2996 CHRIS SATCHELL PAINTINGASAP 30 yrs. Exp., Excel. Ref. Insured 352-464-1397 INTERIOR/EXTERIOR & ODD JOBS. 30 yrs J. Hupchick Lic./Ins. (352) 726-9998 Painting & Wallpaper Removal, Husband & Wife Team. Excel Ref. Free Est. 352-726-4135 Comfort Works, Inc. Air Conditioning and Heating Service Res//Com352 400-8361 Mention this ad and get a service call for $19. Exp 9/30/13 Lic# CAC1817447 THE KLEEN TEAM Residential/Comm. Lic., Bonded, Insured (352) 419-6557 All Tractor & Tree Work Land Cleared, Hauling 1 time Cleanup, Driveways (352) 302-6955 AllAROUND TRACTORLandclearing, Hauling Site Prep, Driveways Lic/Ins 352-795-5755 CURBAPPEAL Yardscape, Curbing, Flocrete. River Rock Reseals & Repairs. Lic. (352) 364-2120 D & R TREE SERVICE Lawn & Landscape Specialist. Lic. & Ins. Free Est. 352-302-5641 All Major Credit Cards AFFORDABLE LAWN CARE Cuts $10 & Up Res./Comm., Lic/Ins. 563-9824, 228-7320 Lawncare-N-More Friendly Family Services for over 21 yrs. 352-726-9570 Install, restretch, repair Clean, Sales, Vinyl Carpet, Laminent, Lic. #4857 Mitch, 201-2245 #1A+TECHNOLOGIES All Home Repairs. All TVs Installed lic#5863 352-746-3777 ANDREW JOEHL HANDYMAN. Gen. Maint/Repairs Pressure Cleaning. 0256271 352-465-9201 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Carpentry, Decks, Docks, Remodeling Yard Work, Pressure Wash, Home Repair. CBC 1253431 (352) 464-3748 M& W Interiors Inside/Out Home Repair Wall/Ceiling Repair Experts, Popcorn Removal,DockPainting & Repair(352) 537-4144 T A YLORS TOUCH Home Repairs, painting,flooring, lic. & Ins. (352) 678-9094 ROBS MASONRY & CONCRETE Driveways tear outs, tractor work, Lic. #1476, 726-6554 AFFORDABLE Top Soil, Mulch, Stone, Hauling & Tractor Work (352) 341-2019 AllAROUND TRACTORLand clearing, Hauling Site Prep, Driveways Lic/Ins 352-795-5755 COUNTYWIDE DRY-WALL25 yrs exp. lic.2875, all your drywall needs! Ceiling & Wall Repairs. Pop Corn Removal 352-302-6838 M& W Interiors Inside/Out Home Repair Wall/Ceiling Repair Experts, Popcorn Removal,DockPainting & Repair(352) 537-4144 #1A+TECHNOLOGIES All Home Repairs. All TVs Installed lic#5863 352-746-3777 DUN-RITE ELECTRIC Since / Free Est. lic EC 13002699 352-726-2907 ROCKYS FENCINGFREE Est., Lic. & Insured 352 422-7279 A 5 STAR COMPANY GO OWENS FENCING ALL TYPES. Free Est. Comm/Res. 628-4002 SMITTYSAPPLIANCE REPAIR.Also W anted Dead or Alive W ashers & Dryers. FREE PICK UP! 352-564-8179 CNA, Lic., Exp. Ins. Will Care For You & Assist in Daily Needs **352-249-7451** JEFFS CLEANUP/HAULING Clean outs/ Dump Runs Brush Removal. Lic. 352-584-5374 Diestler Computer New & Used systems repairs. Visa/ MCard 352-637-5469 BIANCHI CONCRETE INC.COM ins/lic #2579 Driveways-Patios-Sidewlk. Pool deck repair /stain. 352-257-0078 CURBAPPEAL Yardscape, Curbing, Flocrete. River Rock Reseals & Repairs. Lic. (352) 364-2120 000FO6Y 55 POUND ANVIL-Central Forge, like new, Ex., $50 352-628-0033 APPLIANCES like new washers/dryers, stoves, fridges 30 day warranty trade-ins, 352-302-3030 BICYCLE BOYS SPIDERMAN 16 WITH TRAINING WHEELS $30 352-613-0529 BOATANCHOR CLAWTYPE for 18 plus boat,$25.Smaller anchor $15 352-746-4160 CANON Digital 400D camera, 35mm SLR, 10mp, 4-8GB FC 18GB, batt,/charger & bag, $500/nego. (352) 465-7778 CHARCOALGRILLON WHEELS WITH COVER $25 352-613-0529 MENS 2 PIECE SUITS SIZES 36X30 & 34x30 $25each 352-613-0529 Named Handbags Lg. Louis Vuitton $100, Coach nice leather, numbered $100 both are in good condition (352) 212-8594 !!!! LT225/75R 16 TIRE!!!! Good Year LightTruck Great Shape 90% Tread ONLY60.00 464-0316 *Pre School, Nursery* & office supply items for Sale. good condition & prices! high chairs etc.. (352) 461-6672, 419-7525 10 SPEED MENS BICYCLE New $50 352-270-3527 INVERNESSTue-Fri 9am-12pm or by appt 637-6310 Down Sizing, furn, antiq. 739 Carnegie Dr 4 MENS SPORTS JACKETS SIZES 40R $10 EACH 352-613-0529 MENS PANTS PLEATED 2 36X30 & 2 CASUALSHIRTS LARGE $25 352-613-0529 MENS WORK PANTS 12 pr 36w x 34l, name brands, 10 38w x 34l, like new $45 all (352) 513-5108 BEAUTIFULBROYHILL KING-SIZE BEDROOM -King bed with both nightstands, triple dresser with mirror, and armour. Originally $6,000, asking $1,000. Call (352)527-2778 for email photos. BOOKCASES, SMALL DESK, WHITEWASH ENDTABLES, CD/DVD storage case $20-$40 352-527-3463 Formica & Glass wall unit, $800 obo 2 Patio Chairs, with ottoman & small glass table top $75. obo 352-795-9146 High End Used Furniture 2NDTIME AROUND RESALES 270-8803,2165 Hy 491 Leather double Recliner Couch, matching Recliner/ Rocker Beige Perfect cond. $400 Firm (352) 257-3893 Period Piece Chair, Art Nouveau bent oak & cane rush detail, original cushions/replace $45.(352) 621-3246 Recliner Chair Lift Mauve Colored, battery back up, exec. cond. $300 OBO (retailed at $900) (352) 212-8594 SINGLE BEDS PUB TABLE ElegantTwin Bed Suite$550; Solid Oak Pub table w/2 chairs $200 216-990-0745 Sleeper Sofa, Leather Simmons, $250 obo 2 Recliners, Set. both brown leather, $125. ea. obo or $450 for all three (352) 795-9146 Two Occasional Living room side chairs, warm beige, both like new, must see, $175 each (352) 382-5057 0-TURN RIDER MOWER Dixon, new blades, exc. cond. $450 (352) 637-4718 AFFORDABLE Top Soil, Mulch, Stone, Hauling & Tractor Work (352) 341-2019 Craftsman Riding Mower, 19.5 HP, 42 cut, $500. Garden Tractor, Murray Heavy Duty 18.5 HPV-Twin 46 cut $500. 352-507-1490 Riding Mower, MTD 42 cut, Red, $500. Swivel Dump Cart $200 or $650 for Both (352) 795-9146 NEWAIR HOSE KIT For GM air suspension vehicles w/ on-board compressor. Hose and gauge.$25. 860-2701 YAMAHASPEAKERS SET OF 5 SURROUND SOUND $80 352-341-6920 TWO INTERIOR DOORSTwo white 6 panel interior doors 36 X 79 each. $35 each. 352-563-5386 CARRYING CASE Dell heavy duty with extra software, games, cords, webcam, power supply,($30) 352-613-7493 Diestler Computer New & Used systems repairs. Visa/ MCard 352-637-5469 9PC PVC PATIO FURNITURE 4 CHAIRS, 2 RECLINING CHAIRS, 2 OTTOMANS, LARGE TABLE 72 ASKING $200.OO OBO 352-726-4764 2 Dinning Room Tables New Chrome Craft 40 x 58 with leaf, Rattan table 48 x 63 w/leaf & 4 cushions chairs (352) 522-8025 2 Dinning Room Tables New Chrome Craft 40 x 58 with leaf, Rattan table 48 x 63 w/leaf & 4 cushions chairs (352) 522-8025 2 Dressers, white, 6 drawers each, 1 with mirror $90. or will split Very nice, Patio table w/ 4 chairs, $100. NO CALLS BEFORE 11AM, 352-628-4766 2 Matching End Tables, walnut Color with glass tops, $25 ea, secretary desk dk walnut, $25, 352 601-2346 352-601-2214 2 Medium China Cabinets, can make one large, antique white glass doors, very nice $75. ea. NO CALLS BEFORE 11AM, 352-628-4766 3 Piece Leather Couch, Love seat, and Recliner in excellent condition. $850 cash. call after 7pm (352) 746-3039 DRYER$100 in good working condition. 30 day warranty. call Leonard @ 352-726-0016 WASHER $100 In good working condition 30 day warranty. Call Leonard @352-726-0016 WASHER OR DRYER $135.00 Each. Reliable, Clean, Like New, Excellent Condition. Free Delivery 352 263-7398 2 Lounge Chairs w/ full cushions $40. (352) 726-5832 Fire Proof 3 Drawer filing cabinet, $50, 3 Drawer file cabinet w/safe $50 OBO 601-2346 / 601-2214 DUDLEYS AUCTION TWO AUCTIONS Thurs 8/29 W alk About Est ate: 3pm till-In & Outside Furniture, Household tools, collectibles Great piles & value Sun 9/1 Antique & Collectible 1pm Inside, Sterling,Estate Jewelry,Arts & Crafts-Oriental Furniture, listed Art, coins, Bronze, postcards, 500+lots Call or web for info DudleysAuction 352-637-9588 www.dudleys auction.com 10%BPAu2267 Delta Table Saw never used, on wheels, with shop vac, still in box, $250. (352) 726-4365 METALTOOLBOX MID SIZE TRUCK Sonic,nice metal toolbox for mid size truck. (352) 610-6061 $100 MITER SAW RIGID 12 COMPD. With adj laser on Rigid vehicle. 2 extra blades $400 352-860-2701 TABLE SAWAND CHOPSAW Rigid 10 cast iron top table saw like new, $325.00.Rigid 12 double bevel chop saw like new on roll around table,$220.00 352-746-7425 MEDICALOFFICE TRAINEES NEEDED!Train to become a Medical Office Assistant. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Online training gets you Job readyASAP. HS Diploma/GED & PC/Internet needed! (888)528-5547 3 pc 1924 Wicker set, white, $200 352 601-2346 352-601-2214 APPLIANCES like new washers/dryers, stoves, fridges 30 day warranty trade-ins, 352-302-3030 ESTATE WASHER $100 In good condition with 30 day written warranty. Call Leonard@ 352-726-0016 GE Washer & Dryer Top loader, Large capacity, white, exec. cond. very clean, $325 for both (352) 503-6322 JUICE EXTRACTOR Cuisinart BRAND NEW UNUSED Paid $150. Will sell for $100. 352-621-0175 Kenmore Elite Washer and Dryer Heavy duty, king size white, like new $400 for both (352) 465-1534 KitchenAid 30oven, white, barely used $250 Rotisserie Oven white $25 (352) 795-0460 RCAELECTRIC DRYER $80 Almond color. Older model. 30 day warranty Call/text 352-364-6504 REFRIGERATOR. LG 26 cu. ft. side by side stainless steel refrigerator with automatic ice maker and filtered water. Excellent condition. $400. call 352-419-4482. Samsung Refrigerator white, side by side 5 yrs. old $800 Call Walter (352) 527-3552 Small Refrigerator for patio or college student $25.00 352 601-2346 352-601-2214 SMITTYSAPPLIANCE REPAIR.Also W anted Dead or Alive W ashers & Dryers. FREE PICK UP! 352-564-8179 NEW CONSTRUCTIONRESIDENTIAL ELECTRICIANS Exp. preferred. Rough & Trim. Slab, lintel & service. Full benefits, paid holidays & vacation /EOE APPL Y A T : Exceptional Electric 4070 CR 124A Unit 4 Wildwood NEWSPAPER CARRIER WANTEDNewspaper carrier wanted for early morning delivery of the Citrus County Chronicle and other newspapers for home delivery customers.Must have insured and reliable vehicleApply in Person 1624 N Meadowcrest Blvd, Crystal River Monday to Friday 8am-5pm Newspaper carriers are independent contractors, not employees of the Citrus County Chronicle PLUMBERS WANTEDMust have valid Drivers License Apply at: 4079 S. Ohio Ave, Homosassa Music DirectorOrganA+, ELCALutheran Church, Citrus Springs, if applied before please apply again Diane 352-598-4919 MEDICAL ASSISTANTExperience reqd for very busy medical office. Includes benefits. Fax Resume to: (352) 563-2512 NEEDEDExperienced,Caring & DependableCNAs/HHAsHourly & Live-in,flex schedule offeredLOVING CARE(352) 860-0885 www.citrusmh.com/ career-opportunities ATTENTIONLooking for RepresentativesTo assist Medicare Recipients w/ enrolling For Medicare Part D, Medicare Advantage Programs & Medicare Supplements/ Will be placed In Local Pharmacies to Assist w/these programs No exp. Necessary Will provide Training Call 352-726-7722 Fax 352-726-6813 EXPERIENCED PLUMBERSAll phases, Valid Florida license req. Pd Holidays & Vac. Starting at $12-$20 based on experience. Comp Vehicle Apply 102 W. Main St, downtown Inverness or call 352-369-0052
TUESDAY,AUGUST27,2013C 11 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS 000FO75 000FVPB Work while the rest of the world sleeps & have your playtime to yourself Work while the rest of the world sleeps & have your playtime to yourselfEarn extra income delivering The Citrus County Chronicle. We are looking for dependable people to deliver the news on routes that are already established. Potential carriers must be 18 years old, have reliable transportation, a valid drivers license and automobile insurance.P a i d W e e k l y C r y s t a l R i v e r C i t r u s S p r i n g s I n g l i s H o m o s a s s a B e v e r l y H i l l s A p p l y i n p e r s o n C i t r u s C o u n t y C h r o n i c l e 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd. Crystal River, FL 34429 I f i n t e r e s t e d i n a n y o f t h e f o l l o w i n g a r e a s 000FVPB 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 1800-927-9275. Specializing in Acreage,Farms Ranches & Commercial Richard (Rick) Couch, Broker Couch Realty & Investments, Inc. (352) 212-3559 RCOUCH.com CRYSTALRIVER2/2/2 $750. mo + sec. $500. 850-838-7289 HOMOSASSA2/1, close to school, $495 mo. River Links Realty 352-628-1616 HOMOSASSA-ROCK CRUSHER SCHOOL SYSTEM 2 bedroom, 2 bath.Pool Home,All appliances including washer/dryer. garage, shed, fenced back yard. Small Pets OK with additional deposit. $800 mthly with security due at time of lease. Leave message 352-364-1281 INVERNESS3/1 enc. prch, lg fenced yard, $700 mo 1st & Last, 352-342-0029 INVERNESSBeautiful 2/1, gated comm. 55+pool, clbhs activities, 5405 S. Stoneridge. $650 + dep. (330) 806-9213 LECANTO2 bedroom. 2 bath Like new, on 3/4 acre lot. $800 + security. 352-746-5715 RENT TO OWN!! No Credit Check! 3BD $750-$850 888-257-9136 JADEMISSION.COM HERNANDOAffordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 HERNANDO4 BR, 2 BA, Acre, Hwy. 200. $875. mo. 352-344-3084 CRYSTALRIVERRooms in house, Full Kichen, Near Publix, furn, one price for elec, W/D, H20, cable,+ WIFI $115wk/ 420mo $120wk/430mo 352-563-6428 HERNANDOAffordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 CRYSTALRIVER5 bedroom, 3 bath in Meadowcrest. $1,700.00/mo. No Pets. (352) 601-8445 BEVERLYHILLS1/1, Fresh paint, $475 mo., 352-302-3987 BEVERLYHILLS2BR, 1BA, W/ Fl. Rm. FREE MO. FREE, $675. mo. (352) 422-7794 BEVERLYHILLS3/1 $700/mo. 1/1 $525. mo. Nice houses352-302-4057 BEVERLYHILLS3/2/1 & 3/1/1 Homes 3/2/2, 328 S. Monroe 352-464-2514 Citrus SpringsNewer 3/2/1 Lg Mast. Suite $750 3/2/2 $850 mthly 352-697-3133 CITRUS SPRINGSNewer 3/2/2, tile floors, nice area, across from rails to trails $845. mo. 1st & Last No pets (352) 598-0235 CRYSTALRIVER2/1/1, Cent. loc. clean $700. 352-563-0166 Crystal RiverLease Option to Own modern 2/2, 1500 sq.ft on 10 acres grass pasture w/horse barn. Lease for 10 yrs & it will be yours! rent $1000. pr mnth. call Larry Hough, Manager 352-795-2240 HERNANDO3/2 mobile on 1.5 acres Beautiful Back porch, must see $45K 352-795-1272 Lovely Acreage 2.3 Fenced, with 3/2 Remodeled Dblwd. 2 carports, see craigs list Poss. Owner Finance $69,900. 352-527-7015 TAYLOR MADE HOMESLOT MODEL BLOWOUT All Homes Discounted $4,000 to $8,000 Even up to $12.000 off Sticker Price Call 352-621-3807 WESTWIND VILLAGE 55+ Rent or Bu y $8,000 & Up Mon Fri. 8:30 1 1 am Call for Appointment (352) 628-2090 CRYSTALRIVER2/BR $550. 3BR $750 Near Town 563-9857 FLORAL CITYLAKEFRONT 1 Bedrm. AC, Clean, No Pets (352) 344-1025 ALEXANDER REALESTATE (352) 795-6633Crystal River Apts,2 BR/ 1 BA $400-$500,ALSO HOMES & MOBILES AVAILABLE BEVERLYHILLS 2/1 Fl Rm, $500 mthly 1st, last, sec. 106 S. Adams St. (352) 422-6407 HOMOSASSA2BR, $500, inclds. garb & Water, No Pets 352-697-0310 HOMOSASSANice. 2/1, Incld water, trash & lawn. $550 mo. + Sec. 352-634-5499 INVERNESS1/1 $465 near CM Hospital & Medical Offices 352-422-2393 CRYSTALRIVER2/1, Unfurn.$550, Furn. $650.+sec clean, quite. Sm. Pet 828 5th Ave. NE. 727-455-8998 727-343-3965 CRYSTALRIVERBUSINESS. LOC. FOR RENTHwy 19 Downtown exec. location,1000 sf Very Clean remodeled 352-634-2528 HOMOSASSA SMW2/2/1, like new, long Term, (352) 428-4001 sentrystar.com/53 CRYSTALRIVERFully Furn. Studio Efficiency w/ equipped kitchen.All util., cable, Internet, & cleaning provided. $599./mo352-586-1813 1986 Manufactured Home, Laminate floors, great shape $19,900 352-795-1272 1991 Manufactur edHome, owner financing or cash willing to make a deal OBO with reasonable offer $24,900. Will not last 727-967-4230 $11,094, DISCOUNT New Jacobsen, 2085 sq. ft., 4BR/3BA yr. Warranty. No down payment, use land or trade in. Payment only, $471.18 P & I, WAC Call 352-621-9182 ABSOLUTELY STUNNING NEW 3/2, JACOBSEN HOME 5Yr. Warranty $2,650 down, only $297.44/ mo., Fixed rate W.A.C. Come and View 352-621-9181 BAD CREDIT? FORECLOSURE? BANKRUPTCY? Want your own home? I can help!! 35% down cash or land and you are approved. No gimmick, 386-546-5833 Tired of Renting? Super clean 2004 3BR/2BA, on acre ready to move in!!! $3,500 down, $380.03/mo. W.A.C. Call 386-546-5833 for details Wont last! USED HOMESSingle, Double & Triple Wides Starting at $6,500 Call (352) 621-9183 2011 Live Oak 4BR/2BA $46,900, 28x60 INVERNESS Move in Special!1 month free w/one year lease. 55+ park Enjoy the view! 2 bd, 1 bath Lot rent, car port, water, grass cutting included. Call 800-747-4283 for details 2 Bdrm. MOBILE HOME ON 2 LOTS $15,000. 9340 W. Tonto Drive Crystal River Fl 33528 (813) 626-3661 or (813) 245-5892 FLORALCITY2/2 spit, 14 x 60, CHA new floor covering, dbl roof over, car port, covered porch on 1 acre Fenced move in cond. very nice. All CASH or owner financing posibile, less for cash 352-586-9498 FLORALCITY Older 2/1 on 1/4 ac, nice cond. nice area, makes a great investment property, due to illness must selling cash price $19,500 (352) 287-1450 HOMOSASSANice 1988 3/2 DWMH lg corner lot, covered parking & utili., sheds. many up grades, cash sale $44,900 628-4819 / 228-2175 4 yr old Umbrella cockatoo $2000 & Cocktail $100. Both hand fed, very tame, incl. cages, food, toys. Lv Mg 352-503-6604 Dorkie Poos 3 males, 3 females, silver dapple, brown dapple, fur balls $300 (352) 464-2382 MARLINMarlin, a 2-y.o. male Shar Pei mix, 50 pounds worth of love. Had been abandoned & forced to fend for himself, but still loves people and constantly wags his tail with joy for life. He plays in the water & catches the ball, but prefers to just spend time with his human friends. Could someone give this sweet dog a second chance? Call Christina @ 352-464-3908. MIDNIGHTMidnight, a 3-y.o. neutered black lab mix, weight 70 lbs, housebrkn, very sweet & very playful. Good w/other dogs & people, very affectionate. Loves petting & treats. Is a play dog & would be great with kids above toddler age. Could knock toddlers down with wagging tail. Very active & should have fenced yard. Could jump low fence if he tried. Being lab, would be a wonderful companion dog. Call Joanne @ 352-795-1288. Miniature Schnauzer Pups!AKC, born 5/20/13, 2 males, Health Cert. & all shots current, paper & crate trained. Cash discount! (352)464-0916 Shih Poo Puppies, 3 males, 2 females Yorkshire Puppies 1 Male Miniature Poodles Small Mini 1 females (352) 795-5896 628-6188 evenings SHIH-TZU PUPS, AvailableRegistered Lots of Colors Ask about my Summer Discount, Beverly Hills, FL (352) 270-8827 Parrot Cage Almost New! 4x3 paid $300. asking $150. (352) 447-3448 BRINGYOUR FISHING POLE! INVERNESS, FLMove in Special!1 month free/w one year lease. 55+ park on lake w/5 piers, clubhouse and much more! Rent includes grass cutting and your water 1 bedroom, 1 bath @$350 inc H20. 2 bedroom, 1 bath @$450 inc H20 Pets considered and section 8 is accepted. Call 800-747-4283 For Details! FLORALCITY2/1, $375. mo. (352) 422-3670 LECANTO2/2, Doublewide $600. (352) 212-9682 RAYS GUN SHOP Stokes Flea Mkt Cry.Riv Mossberg 715T22-AR $295. NRA-concealed classes 586-7516 ROLLER SKATES ladies size 8 Rinkmasters, great shape,($20) 352-613-7493 20 Tandem Dove Tail ramps, 2 and 5/16ths hitch, new deck, paint, lights, $1950. (352)697-0425 TandemAxel 16 X 6 can be used as car hauler or utility, home built, you finish $500 Inglis (352) 949-7874 Weight Dist.Pkg for trailer, $300. Can email pictures 352-628-3455 NECKLACE Engravable heart, new never worn, less than 1/2 price,($50) 352-613-7493 I I I I I I I I 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 I I I I I I I I WantedSmall Galvanized single axel boat trailer, Text info to 352-220-3682 BIRD CAGE 24 X 24 X 36 inch Black cage with stand and wheels. Good for small to medium Parrot. Asking $100.00 for both 352-503-2649 or cell 352-601-8544 LILLYLilly, approx. 6-y.o. female Bulldog mix, mostly white with black ears, a beautiful, friendly girl, heartworm-negative, housebrkn. Came to the shelter as a stray, weight 36 lbs. A very affectionate girl who wants to be by your side, loves treats & sits on command. Wants very much to be your companion. Call Joanne @ 352-795-1288. LOKIELokie, a 3-y.o. brown/white terrier mix male, weight about 65 lbs. Came to shelter d/t owners inability to keep him. Lokie is a shy, gentle, humble dog, easy to walk on leash, gets along w/other dogs, loves human friends. Eager to please. No cats. A beautiful dog, both physically and behavior-wise. Call Joanne @ 352-795-1288. Pilot 3 Wheel Scooter w/ rear view mirrors & turn signal, top of the line, new battery sold for over $1,600. Asking $790. (352) 503-7577 Safety Bath Tub Grab Bar, it clamps to the side of the tub ONLY$25.00, 352-464-0316 Scooter Carrier,with fold up ramp. $149. (352) 503-7577 TRANSPORTCHAIR (SMALLWHEELS) Great shape with footrest 90.00 352-464-0316 NEW TRINITYRIVER BANDIT ACOUSTIC ELECTRIC GUITAR (SAVE $13O!) $70 352-601-6625 HAMMOND ORGAN 125XL. Spinet organ in good condition. $100.00 352-344-5311 IBANEZ GUITAR IbanezAW30ECE acoustic electric guitar.Beautiful finish. Plays and sounds great.Small ding on rosette. $250 with hard shell case.Beverly Hills. 352-527-0433 PIANO LESSONS Study Piano w/ Rick D Beginner to Advanced All styles 352-344-5131 SAVANNAH SA-115E ELECTRIC MANDOLIN PLAYS GREAT! WINE BURST FINISH $70 352-601-6625 STRAT STYLE BASS UKE POLYSTRINGS 23 SCALE WHITE ON WHITE UNIQUE $90 352-601-6625 CITRUS JUICER Procter-Silex, like manual but heavy-duty electric, great shape ($15) 352-613-7493 CROCKPOT large removable crock, great shape, ($10) 352-613-7493 SINK white porcelain bathroom, new never installed,($10) 352-613-7493 STEAMER Turbo hand held, as seen on TV, great shape,($5) 352-613-7493 TOASTER OVEN, COFFEE MAKER & ELECTRIC MIXER $25 352-613-0529 ELECTRICTREADMILL SPORTCRAFT4.9 wide trac all electronics work super shape only 185.00 call David 352 464 0316 ELLIPTICALIMAGE 8.0ALLELECTRONICS WORK SUPER GREAT.ITCOSTOVER 700.00 NEW,ONLY 175.00 352 464 0316 EXERCISE BIKE (UPRIGHTTYPE) works great only 90.00 352 464-0316 MANUALTREADMILL GREATSHAPE NEARLYNEW ONLY 75.00 352 464 0316 Sears Horizon Treadmill $300. obo or trade 352-249-7221 8POOLTABLE by Brunswick incl. accessories exc. cond. $500. (352) 344-8446 BICYCLE by Kalin, 26 Womens Bike w/ brakes & shifters on handle bars, new cond. $49. (352) 503-7577 Concealed Weapons Permit Course DANS GUN ROOM (352) 726-5238 EZ GO GOLF CART 1997, with charger, good shape, asking $1100. (352) 564-2756 JamesAnglin Gunsmith 9 Millimeter new in Box with 2 mags $189.00 352-419-4800 Chevy Silverado Aluminum Running Boards, great shape ONLY$100.00 352-464-0316 Chevy Silverado Bra for 4 headlights Great Shape ONLY $80 352-464-0316 De Humidifier Danby, controls humidy, dust and prevents mold up 3,400 sq. ft. Engery star compliant, on casters direct drain option for continuous operation $100. (352) 270-8115 DUDLEYS AUCTION Thurs 8/29 W alk About Est ate: 3pm till-In & Outside Furniture, Household tools, collectibles Great piles & value art, electronics & more Sun 9/1 Antique & Collectible Sterling -Estate Jewelry,Arts & Crafts-Oriental Furniture, listed Art, coins, Bronze, postcards, 500+lots Call or web for info DudleysAuction 352-637-9588 www.dudleys auction.com 10%BPAu2267 Garage Doors 7x18 w/openers and hardware $350. (352) 464-1977 GENERATOR: B/S 10 HP,5250 running watts,7350starting watts.NEW, never used.Paid $650, sell for $400 obo Ed 352-746-4160 Harley Mufflers Slide on Original NEW 1350/1450 ONLY$90.00 352-464-0316 LIFE JACKETS & FISHING GEAR, rods,reels,tackle box,etc.$100 for all 352-746-4160 MINN KOTATURBO 65 TROLLING MOTOR36#, 5 fwd/2 rev, tilt tiller, weedless prop, Ex, $100 628-0033 MOTOR BIKE HELMET Hardly used, good condition, green/ black/ white color, $30 (352)465-1616 MOTOR GUIDE 30 R3 TROLLING MOTOR12 volt, 5 forward/2 reverse, extendible tiller, Ex+, $100 628-0033 PICTURE FRAMES 3 large, 1 metal, 2 wood,($10) 352-613-7493 ROCKING HORSE Black-colored, rocks by rubber, ok condition, $50 (352)465-1616 Troybilt Generator Paid $1,300. Asking $800. obo (352) 795-9146 VACCUM Dirt Devil hand held with roller brush, great shape,($10) 352-613-7493 2 Car Chair Lifts Chicago Ele.Hitch Lift 12VDC, 500 lbs Model 47591 platform is 25 x 27.5 $175 OBO Hamron Ele. Chair Lift heavy duty,platform is 36 x 27.5 $600 352-697-2535 Bedside Commode Aluminum Walker both have adjustable legs 20.00 EACH 352-464-0316 BLOOD SUGAR MONITER Bayer in case with instructions, like new, ($10) 352-613-7493 CUSTOM 4 wheeled walker, brakes seat basket, even footrests ONLY$85.00 352-464-0316 Electric wheel chair and Electric exterior lift for car. asking $1500 for both (352) 419-8110 Inveacare Bed, with rails, 3 position motorize, new mattress with lynes, exec cond $225. Alot of free extra with bed (352) 270-0557 Manual Wheelchair with footrests, great shape $100.00 352-464-0316 MASSAGERS neck and foot, good shape, both for ($20) 352-613-7493
C12TUESDAY,AUGUST27,2013 CLASSIFIEDS CITRUSCOUNTY( FL ) CHRONICLE 571-0827 TUCRN Nature Coast Emergency Medical Foundation RFQ 9/23 PUBLIC NOTICE Nature Coast Emergency Medical Foundation, Inc. is seeking Requests for Qualifications for Commercial Construction. Interested parties shall submit their interest to Nature Coast Emergency Medical Services no later than September 23, 2013 at 3:00pm. RFQs may be submitted to 3876 W. Country Hill Dr, Lecanto, FL 34461. For questions or specifications please contact Michael Hall, President/CEO, at (352) 249-4710. Jennie Sanders, Executive Assistant Published August 27, 2013 570-0827 TUCRN Town of Inglis 9/10 Land Use Hearing PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF LAND USE HEARING TO REVIEW A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP OF THE TOWN OF INGLIS COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE TOWN OF INGLIS, FLORIDA BY THE TOWN COMMISSION OF THE TOWN OF INGLIS, FLORIDA, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to Sections 163.3161 through 163.3215, Florida Statutes and Sections 34-42, of the Town of Inglis Land Development Code, comments, objections and recommendations regarding the following described proposed amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code, will be heard by the Town Commission of the Town of Inglis, Florida, at hearings on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as these matters can be heard. The hearing will be conducted in the Town of Inglis, Town Hall located at 135 Highway 40 West, Inglis, Florida. First Reading of Ordinance 07-13 referencing application CPA13-S1, by George Law to amend the Future Land Use Map from Conservation to Commercial and; Z13-1, an application by George Law to amend the Towns Zoning Map, by changing the zoning designation on the following described property from Residence Conservation (RC-1) to Neighborhood Commercial (C-1). The 6.6 Acre subject property is located at the North side of CR40 East between Palm Street and Mastadon Drive. (Parcel Number: 08460 000 00) At the hearings, all interested parties may appear to be heard with respect to the proposed amendments to the Comprehensive Plan, and the Zoning Map. Copies of said proposed amendments are available for public inspection at the Office of the Town Clerk, located at Inglis Town Hall 135 Highway 40 West, Inglis, Florida, Any person requiring reasonable accommodation to participate in this meeting should contact the Town Clerk at (352) 447-2203 (TDD) at least three days in advance. All persons are advised that if they decide to appeal any decision made at a public hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made; said record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Published one (1) time in the Citrus County Chronicle, August 27, 2013. 564-0820 TUCRN The Estate of Louis E. Novack 2013-CP-393 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY FLORIDA, PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 2013-CP-393 IN RE: ESTATE OF LOUIS E. NOVACK, Deceased, NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Louis E. Novack, deceased, whose date of death was May 28, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. 566-0827 TUCRN Estate of Michael J Manning Sr. 2013-CP-398 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA Division Probate, File No. 2013-CP-398 IN RE: ESTATE OF MICHAELJ. MANNING, SR. A/K/AMICHAELJ. MANNING A/K/AMICHAELMANNING, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MICHAELJ. MANNING, SR., A/K/AMICHAELJ. MANNINGA/K/AMICHAELMANNING, deceased, whose date of death was October 19, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North ApopkaAvenue, Inverness, Florida 34450. The names and addresses of the co-personal representatives and the co-personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTERTHETIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYSAFTERTHE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOFTHIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTERTHE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITHIN THETIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDINGTHETIME PERIODS SETFORTHABOVE,ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTERTHE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is August 20, 2013. Co-Personal Representatives: /s/ MICHAELJ. MANNING, JR. 3066 144th Avenue NE, Ham Lake, MN 55304 /s/ DAWN M. MANNING 11286 Baltimore Street, #A, Blaine, MN 55449 Attorney for Co-Personal Representatives: By:/s/ GLEN C. ABBOTT, ESQ. Florida Bar No. 235911 Post Office Box 2019, Crystal River, Florida 34423-2019 Telephone: (352) 795-5699 Email: email@example.com August 20, 22& 27, 2013. 572-0903 TUCRN The Estate of Kevin Colena, Sr. 2013-CP-387 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE INTHE CIRCUITCOURTOFTHE FIFTH JUDICIALCIRCUITINAND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. : 2013-CP-387 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF KEVIN COLENA, SR., Deceased. NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the Estate of Kevin Colena, Sr., deceased, whose date of death was December 10, 2010, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County,Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North ApopkaAvenue,Inverness, Florida 34450.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYSAFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OFACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is August 27, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/KAROLYN LONG-COLENA c/o 452 Pleasant Grove Road, Inverness, Florida 34452 Attorney for Personal Representative: HAAG, HAAG & FRIEDRICH, P.A., /s/TANYAM. WILLIAMS, Florida Bar No. 93473, Attorney for the Estate 452 Pleasant Grove Rd, Inverness, Florida 34452, (352)726-0901, (352)726-3345 Fax t anyawilliams2@t amp abay .rr .com -Primaryjmhaag1@t amp abay .rr .com -Secondary Published two (2) times in the Citrus County Chronicle August 27 & September 3, 2013. 573-0903 TUCRN The Estate of Leroy E. Aswegan, 2013-CP-000 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE INTHE CIRCUITCOURTOFTHE FIFTH JUDICIALCIRCUITINAND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. : 2013-CP-000 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF LEROYE.ASWEGAN, Deceased. NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the Estate of Leroy E. Aswegan, deceased, whose date of death was May 27, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County,Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North ApopkaAvenue,Inverness, Florida 34450.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYSAFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OFACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is August 27, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/JOSEPH WILHELMY c/o 452 Pleasant Grove Road, Inverness, Florida 34452 Attorney for Personal Representative: HAAG, HAAG & FRIEDRICH, P.A., /s/TANYAM. WILLIAMS, Florida Bar No. 93473, Attorney for the Estate 452 Pleasant Grove Rd, Inverness, Florida 34452, (352)726-0901, (352)726-3345 Fax t anyawilliams2@t amp abay .rr .com -Primaryjmhaag1@t amp abay .rr .com -Secondary Published two (2) times in the Citrus County Chronicle August 27 & September 3, 2013. 574-0903 TUCRN Goldstein, Johanna Mary 2013-CP-320 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.:2013-CP-320 IN RE: ESTATE OFJOHANNA MARY GOLDSTEIN, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JOHANNA MARY GOLDSTEIN, deceased, whose date of death was August 11, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and that of personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is August 27, 2013. Personal Representative /S/ANDRE ERLANDSON 4088 S. Kindness Pt., Homosassa, FL 34446 Attorney for Personal Representative /s/ ROBERT S. CHRISTENSEN, ESQ. Fla. Bar No. 0075272 P.O.Box 415, Homosassa Springs, FL 34447 352/382-7934 352/382-7936 Fax firstname.lastname@example.org Published in the Citrus County Chronicle, August 27 & September 3, 2013. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is August 20, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Robert M. Novack c/o 213 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Megan T. Fitzpatrick, Esq. 213 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450-4239 352-726-1821, Florida Bar No. 84987 Published two (2) times in the Citrus County Chronicle August 20 & 27, 2013. 565-0827 TUCRN Lien Foreclosure 9-4-13 PUBLIC NOTICE ARVANA MINI STORAGE 5164 S. Floria Ave. Inverness, FL 34450 SALE OF CONTENTS September 4, 2013 Pursuant to Florida Statute 83.805, the entire contents of the following storage unit(s) will be sold in order to pay for past due rental, advertising and other charges owed by these tenants. The sale will take place 2 weeks from the first publication. Kristina McMahon UNIT # B-53 B-59 936 Kringle Lane Inverness, FL 34453 Franklin Kichar UNIT # A-48 P.O. Box 77 Flora l City, FL 34436 Phyllis Fulkerson UNIT # A-2 911 Hatten Lane Inverness, FL 34450-8027 Kathleen Hensberry UNIT # B-20 7355 S. Old Oaks Dr. Floral City, FL 34436 August 20 & 27, 2013 DODGE, 2500, Heavy Duty 4 x 4, quad cab, hemi magnum eng., 46K mi. $14,500, 352-419-6819 DODGE, Ram 1500 Extra low miles!!! awesome truck and great for getting the job done. You cant findem this clean! Only $12,958!! Call (352)834-0824. FORD, F150 Bad to the bone with a 6 inch lift. in excellent shape. Only $16,949! Call (352)834-0824. FORD1986 F350, Reduced auto, crew cab, good work /hunting truck, 2wd, ac needs blower, call Doug $2200. (352)-564-0855 or (352) 212-8385 FORD1991 F150 V8, runs great, automatic, newer cobra tires no a/c, $1500 Firm 422-6407 FORD 2003 Ranger, 4.0 eng., tool box, 120K mi, new tires $5,000 201-0019 or 201-2120 GMC, Canyon, excellent condition & cleanest one in Florida. Tough to find. Only $10,998! Call (352)834-0824. GMC, Sierra, rare find when they are this good of shape & this new for only $12,191. Needs to sell today! Call (352)834-0824. GMC2006 Sierra Crew Cab; V8, 4.8L, 109k miles, V ery Clean $12,500 (352) 382-2721 NISSAN FRONTIER CREW CAB SV 20122012 Frontier CC SV: This white Nissan Frontier Crew Cab SV is in excellent condition with only 8,500 miles. It has cruise control, power windows/door locks/outside mirrors. It has a factory installed bed liner and I added a vinyl tri-fold bed cover and trailer hitch.The truck is in perfect condition with a full factory warranty.The asking price is $21,900. Phone: 352-601-1319 BRISTERSUtility Vehicle trail wagon, 2 wheel drive, hitch, lifting cargo bed, like new $3,000 obo (352) 601-0952 FORD, Explorer, a diamond in the rough. You dont find them in this good a shape anymore. Only $9,889 or take payments of $199 a month! Call (352)834-0824. HONDA2007, Element, Hard to find, cold A/C, runs great, Must See, Call (352) 628-4600 JEEP, Grand Cherokee A diamond!! Low miles and in excellent shape. 4 new tires also! Only $13,713. Call (352)834-0824. KIA2006 Sorrento EX, 60K Mi, full power and pwr sun roof, exec. cond $10,500 352-212-4678 NISSAN, Murano, SUV that has great fuel economy and is excellent shape. $9,998. Call (352)834-0824. CHEVROLET2002, Astro High Top Conversion, $4,495. 352-341-0018 CHEVY2003 Venture Van, 7 pass. and priced to sell. Call 352-628-4600 For appointment DODGE2013 Grand Caravan Wheelchair van with 10 lowered floor, ramp and tie downs call Tom 352-325-1306 Harley Davidson 2010 ULTRACLASSIC Excellent condition original owner with extras priced to sell $16,250 callTim 352-400-8787 CHEVROLET2001, Cavalier $3,250. 352-341-0018 LINCOLN2006Towncar, signature edition, sunroof, garage kept, all leather $10,500.(352) 382-3013 LINCOLN-Red2010 MKT 41k miles, loaded!All the options Garage kept, $33,000 (352) 341-3305 MAZDA2004, 6 Sedan $4,995. 352-341-0018 PONTIAC1998 Grand Prix sedan, looks good, runs great, asking $1,875 (352) 637-2588 TOYOTA, Camry local trade in and in excellent shape. doesnt get any nicer or more reliable than this. Only $11,499!! Call (352)834-0824. TOYOTA COROLLADX good clean, cruise, AM/FM/CDACAll Pwr $1600 352-610-6061 AUTO SWAP/ CORRAL CAR SHOW Sumter County Fairgrounds SUMTER SWAPMEETS SUN. SEPT 1ST 1-800-438-8559 Chevrolet1987 Corvette, silver 39,500 orig.mi.mint condition, 4 spd $16500. (352) 341-0560 Chevrolet2004 Corvette ConvertibleArctic White, torch red leather, polished aluminum wheels, auto heads up display, bose, senior owned pristine, 11k $29,900 352-513-4257 CHEVROLET66, Nova, Red, black interioir automatic, 350 HP, mint. cond. $29,500 obo 302-8265 CHEVROLET, Corvette, T-tops, silver green matalic, automatic, very rare car, mint. cond. $18,500 obo302-8265 CHEVY1968 Corvette Matching numbers, convertible, 4speed, 327CI, 350HP. Great clean car, Lemans Blue, first offer over $25,000 takes it. 352-795-4426 or 352-601-0560 FORD Street Rod/Rat Rod Projects, 46 Ford Rdstr p/u, Ford Model T MDL-Tbucket or speedster, Inglis 352-949-7874 PORSCHE911, 959, Body Kit mtr, & Tranny good needs paint & inter restoration $12K Gas Monkey? (352) 563-0615 I I I I I I I I 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 I I I I I I I I BIG SALE Come make offers RENT-BUY-SELL CAR-TRUCK-BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 CHEVROLET, Silverado Crew cab, a must have truck in florida and clean, local trade in. Only $10,851! call (352)834-0824. CHEVROLET1999 Silverado X-cab high mil., A/C, great body. Cheap $3999 (352) 563-6428 CHEVY, Silverado Great work truck and for getting the job done. ready for a new home. Only $5887!! Call (352)834-0824. DODGE, Ram 1500 sm V8, new tires, recent complete tuneup, fibergalss cab w/ toolbox. 85K miles, $6,700 (352) 418-2220 Taurus MetalRecycling Best Prices for your cars or trucks also biggest U-Pull-It with thousands of vehicles offering lowest price for parts 352-637-2100 ACURA, TL, Loaded and very clean ride. Hard to find and its Only $9,998! Call (352)834-0824. AFFORDABLEAutos & Trucks Dodge Ram 1500 $900 Down Chevy Cavalier $650 Down Pontiac Gr Prix $675 Down Dodge Caravan $795 DownCALL TED T ODA Y (352) 5 6 3 -1 9 0 2 1675 S Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa, Fl BIG SALE Come make offers RENT-BUY-SELL CAR-TRUCK-BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 BUICK Lesabre, Only 46k miles!! Garage kept and well maintained. Will move quickly for Only $3,398! Call (352)834-0824. CHEVROLET, Avalanche, Rare find and clean as the day is long. Only $12,588 or payments of $250 a month. Call (352)834-0824. CHEVROLET, Malibu, nonsmoker and in great shape. low miles. nicest one on florida! Only $6,294! Call (352)834-0824. CHEVROLET, Impala, Like new and low miles. Still has warranty and only $14,987 or payments of $260 a month. Call (352)834-0824. CHEVROLET2006, Malibu LT $7,595 352-341-0018 CHEVY. Malibu, a great budget car to own low maintenance, low miles, in excellent shape and ready for a new home. Only $9,998!! Call (352)834-0824. CHEVY2008, Cobalt, 2 DR, automatic, power windows, power locks, cold A/C, Call for Appointment 352-628-4600 DODGE, Magnum, Rare find and in excellent mechanical condition. Only $7886! Call (352)834-0824. FORD2004, Mustang, Looking for a sports car? Here it is, 6 cyl. automatic, appointment Only Call 352-628-4600 HONDA, Accord, beautiful car. clean trade in and locally maintained. great deal at Only $11,220! Call (352)834-0824. HONDA09 Fit, a perfect grocery getter. Excellent fuel economy and the nicest one in florida! Only $9,766. Call (352)834-0824. HONDA2013 Civic LX, Priced to sell, Serious callers only 352-628-9444 HYUNDAI2007, Accent 3 Door, auto $5,995. 352-341-0018 INFINITI, G35, Luxury and bad to the bone. Very sporty and these dont come around often. Will not last long. Only $9,998! Call (352)834-0824. KIA, Optima, excellent condition. get greats fuel economy and mechanically fit for you. only $9850 or take payments of $188 a month! Call (352)834-0824. KIA2006 Optima, 45k mi. fully loaded, 1 owner, exc. cond. Must Sell Diana (352) 637-4695 FREE Foreclosure and Short Sale Lists Desperately Need Rentals Office Open 7 Days a WeekLISA VANDEBOE Broker (R) Owner Plantation Realty 352-634-0129 www.plantation realtylistings.com FLORALCITYCity water ready to build 1/2 acre $4K. Cleared 1/2 acre near Golf Course $10K 352-344-3112 Lake Pananosoffke Ready for home, septic, pwr, carport, 2 sheds & fenced bk yard $19,900 obo 352-444-2272 BUILDING LOT in Sugarmill Woods Homossasa, 1 mile from suncoast Hwy. $20,000 Negotiable (407) 542-7093 ** BUY, SELL** & TRADE CLEAN USED BOATS THREE RIVERS MARINE US 19 Crystal River **352-563-5510** 12 Ft DURANAUT1968, 9.9 HPJohnson, Tilting trailer, ready to go $800 (352) 637-5616 ANGLER22ft, CC, 225/Suzuki Dual Axle Trailer Extras, $4,995. CONSIGNMENT USA (352) 461-4518 BOAT SLIP FOR RENT HOMOSASSA RIVER $125. mo. 352-220-2077 CENTURY3000SC2000 30 foot center console with cuddy cabin. Full Head.Twin Yamaha ox66, 250s. Radar, GPS Chart Plotter, Fish Finder, VHF and complete Coast Guard package. Tri-axle traler.All in excellant condition. HP: 352-795-4426, Cell 352-601-0560. Asking $30,000. DYNATRAK15FT, Bass Boat, with Trailer, 50H Johnson, always garaged, $3,700 352-726-7789 MALIBU SKI BOAT1989 looks and runs great. Garage kept $5250 obo (352) 302-7365 Polar1995 17Fiberglass, 75HPyamaha motor, good condition $4000 (352) 341-2036 PONTOON BOAT24 with trailer, and motor, as is needs work $1200 (352) 628-6188 SATURN2013 KBoat 14inflatable, 42 beam, auto inflator, dolly, bimini, 55 lb trolling motor, battery, many extras. almost new. $750 (half new price) 860-2701. SOUTHBAY 200918 FT pontoon boat w/ trailer, 75 HP etec. 21hr s, $16,000 (352) 341-3305 WE HA VE BOA TS GULF TO LK MARINE We Pay CASH For Used Clean Boats Pontoon, Deck & Fishing Boats **(352)527-0555** boatsupercenter.com ColmanPop up Camper, as is, no title $500 (352) 628-6188 MACS MOBILE R V REP AIR & MAINT RVTC Certified Tech. 352-613-0113, Lic/Ins. WE BUYRVS, TRAVELTRAILERS, 5TH WHEELS, MOTOR HOMES Call US 352-201-6945 CHEVY15001998 Silverado Topper, 78 bed, white fiberglass, new struts on rear window $60.00 352-465-9026 FORD2004 F-250 99-04 8 lug F250 steel wheels 16x7 with used Uniroyal street tires, some miles left on them, one has plugs you may want patched at a tire shop, holding air now, set of 4 $200 352-817-5546 GRAND CARAVAN 3rd row seat, great shape, $40. 352-860-2974, ask for Debra $$ TOPDOLLAR $$ For Wrecked, Junk or Unwanted Cars/Trucks $$ (352) 201-1052 $$ BIG SALE Come make offers RENT-BUY-SELL CAR-TRUCK-BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 CASH BUYERS Buying Used Cars Trucks & Vans, For used car lot, Hwy 19 LarrysAuto Sales 352-564-8333 HOMOSASSA Reduced $199,500 211 Pine St, Built 2006 4BD/3BA. 3000 SF, heated pool,Granite, Wood Floors,Tile & Carpet. 2 Car Gar,SSAppl. Call 850-585-4026 Phyllis StricklandRealtorBest Time To Buy!Prices are going up. So is interest.BUY NOW!Owner Financing Foreclosures TROPIC SHORES REALTY. (352) 613-3503 BETTY J. POWELLRealtorYour Success is my goal.. Making Friends along the way is my reward !BUYING OR SELLING CALL ME 352-422-6417bjpowell@ netscape.com ERA American Realty & Investments I Buy Houses Cash ANY CONDITION Over Financed ok! call ** 352-503-3245** I NEED HOMES TO SELLDEB INFANTINERealtor(352) 302-8046 Real Estate!... its what I do. ERAAmerican RealtyPhone: 352-726-5855 Cell: 352-302-8046 Fax: 352-726-7386 Email:debinfantine@ yahoo.com MICHELE ROSERealtorSimply put I ll work harder 352-212-5097 isellcitruscounty@ yahoo.com Craven Realty, Inc. 352-726-1515 SANDI HARTRealtorListing and Selling Real Estate Is my Business I put my heart into it!352-476-9649sandra.hart@ era.com ERA American Realty 352-726-5855 TONY Pauelsen Realtor ILLTAKE NEW LISTINGSBUYING OR SELLINGSALES ARE WAY UP!TOP PERFORMANCEReal estate Consultant 352-303-0619 tpauelsen@ hotmail.com Whispering Pines Villa 2/2/1, new carpet, tile, paint,all appliances including w/d. $69,900. (352) 726-8712 UNIQUE & HISTORIC Homes, Commercial Waterfront & Land Small Town Country Lifestyle OUR SPECIALTY SINCE 1989LET US FIND YOUAVIEW TO LOVEwww. crosslandrealty.com(352) 726-6644Crossland Realty Inc. MEDICAL OFFICE FOR SALE Totally renovated 700 S.E. 5th Ter.Suite #5 Crystal River. $120K 352-422-2293 USED CAR LOT4500 SF Bldg, 417 ft frontage, 1.34 Acres, all fenced ready to go. Located at 7039 W Grover Cleveland Blvd, Homosassa $225,000. (603) 860-6660 LECANTO (Black Diamond)3/2/2 Gated Golf Comm $119K Cash Deal or Rent $1000 mth 352-804-9729 A1 Moving in condition 2/3/2 Modern Home community pool and boat ramp $126,900 Real Estate Mart Call Fred 941 356-1456 Inverness Cute 3/1, Highlands, $49K/offer, owner financing possible, good starter home/rental (352) 422-4864 Inverness Nice 3/2 home w/detached apartment, fenced yard, good neighborhood.Apt. rent can pay mortgage. $79K/offer. 422-4864 RENT TO OWN!! No Credit Check! 3BD $750-$850 888-257-9136 JADEMISSION.COM Crystal River2/1 Pk Model on lake Rousseau Dock & pool, heat pump, dishwasher W/D, frig & Stove, $29,900 586-8096 10811 Cove View Terr 3BD/2BA/2Car garage, By Owner New Roof, Cathedral Ceilings, Fruit Trees, Secluded $135,000. (352) 563-9857 HOMOSASSA5+ DEN, BEDROOMS. 3 BATH.THIS HUGE AND BEAUTIFUL TWO STORYHOME WITH 3 CAR GARAGE IS OVER 3500 SQ. FT. HOME BACKS UPTOA NATURE PRESERVE HOME IS AFORECLOSURE SHORTSALEANDTHE BANK IS WORKING WITHTHE SELLERS. THIS HOME WAS BUILTIN 2005 dennis_neff @yahoo.com TAMI SCOTTExit Realty Leaders 352-257-2276 email@example.com When it comes to Realestate ... Im there for you The fishing is great Call me for your new Waterfront Home LOOKINGTO SELL? CALLMETODAY! HOMOSASSA4/2 BLOCK HOME, MOTHER IN LAWAPT. decking, 1/4 ac, fenced, lot of privacy $65,000 (305) 619-0282, Cell Buying or Selling REALESTATE, Let Me Work For You!BETTYHUNTREALTORERA KEY 1 Realty, Inc. 352 586-0139hunt4houses68 @yahoo.comwww.bettyhunts homes.com.