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PATFAHERTY Staff writerThanksgiving holiday weekend drivers will find gas pumps gobbling up more of their cash. The recent surge in gas prices caught experts by surprise. The month had started with prices retreating, but that only lasted a week. As of Monday, local pump prices had jumped about 35 cents a gallon for regular. Now, they are expected to flatten out or only increase slightly heading into December. The quick price hike was blamed on production problems at four refineries that supply the Gulf Coast area. And the increases have been mostly confined to the South. But there are other looming factors that could push pump prices either way. At first, it looked like millions of motorists would enjoy some of the lowest gas prices of the year during their Thanksgiving road trips. Unfortunately, that wont be the case, said AAA spokeswoman Jessica Brady. The good news is the spike in pump prices should be temporary. Once Gulf Coast refineries return to full production, drivers should see gas prices move back on a downward path. I do think the rate of drastic increases will slow down, she said. We saw a pretty stark jump; its specific to Florida and the Southeast. Brady added that Floridas average gas was on a par with last year at this time. In 2012 prices dropped heading into the Christmas season, then started climbing with the New Year, finally peaking in late February in the $3.90-a-gallon range. Along with the refinery issues, nationwide, there has been a slight uptick in consumer demand also putting pressure on supplies, according to Gregg Laskoski, senior petroleum analyst with We could actually see prices flatten out a little this week, he said, if weather forecasts prove accurate. If the anticipated bad weather hits much of nation as predicted for Thanksgiving weekend, demand would be expected to decrease. Generally when that happens, prices go down, he said. But, until we know the four refineries have resolved their production problems, we could see higher prices into early December. Laskoski cited the improving situation with Iran as another factor that could affect oil supply and eventually help ease gas prices. Competition is still another factor in local pump prices. INSIDE NOVEMBER 26, 2013Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best CommunityVOL. 119 ISSUE 111 50 CITRUS COUNTYRace to the finish: Heisman Trophy race muddled /B1 HEALTH & LIFE:SmokelessDr. Sunil Gandhi writes about the hazards of smokeless tobacco products./Page LOCAL NEWS:How nowSchoolchildren learn about cows./Page A3 NATIONAL NEWS:BafflingA report on the Newtown school shooting sketches a chilling portrait of a young man with a twisted fascination with violence./ Page A14 COMMUNITY:Holiday helpOperation Welcome Home of Citrus County seeks information about troops in Afghanistan to send care packages to them./Page C6Got a van to spare? The Disabled American Veterans Transportation Network needs one donated./ Page C6 NATIONAL NEWS:No sweatsWorkout gear gains acceptance as something to wear outside of the gym or sports field./ Page A10 INDEX Classifieds . . . .C9 Comics . . . . .C8 Community . . . .C6 Crossword . . . .C7 Editorial . . . .A12 Entertainment . . .A4 Horoscope . . . .A4 Lottery Numbers . .B3 Lottery Payouts . .B3 Movies . . . . . .C8 Obituaries . . . .A6 TV Listings . . . .C7 HIGH77LOW60Scattered storms, windy. Rain chance 80%.PAGE A4TODAY& next morning TUESDAY OPINION: EDITORIAL, PAGE A12 Its nice to see Citrus make it onto the governors radar. Legal issues continue to block boards MIKEWRIGHT Staff writerINVERNESS Distrust and animosity built up over four years of litigation in the Citrus Memorial hospital saga continues and threatens to derail a transaction agreement with Hospital Corporation of America. While the Citrus Memorial Health Foundation voted Monday to join the Citrus County Hospital Board in sending a proposed letter of intent to HCA, a final signing of the letter in mid-December hinges on both boards reaching agreement on when and how to settle three pending lawsuits. The CCHB is proposing to dismiss the lawsuits at transaction closing with HCA. Foundation members balked at that, saying that legal claims against individual members of the foundation and hospital chief executive officer Ryan Beaty should be dismissed at the signing of the letter of intent. CCHB attorney Bill Grant predicted the hospital board would not agree to that plan because it dismisses two lawsuits brought by the CCHB while keeping active one lawsuit brought by the foundation. The lawsuits, including those involving contractual payments and severance agreements, have had no activity in more than a year as the boards have negotiated toward their conclusions. Still pending also is the foundations lawsuit challenging the 2011 state law that gave CCHB trustees oversight of the hospital. The state Supreme Court heard the case earlier this month; foundation attorney Clark Stillwell said a decision might be a year away. Both Grant and Stillwell discussed the impact that decision could have. Grant acknowledged that holding off dismissal of the lawsuits until closing is leverage to keep the foundation from reneging on the HCA agreement in Storm moves east Travelers cast wary eye Associated PressDALLAS A winter storm blamed for at least 11 fatal accidents in the West, Texas and Arkansas threatens to dampen the Thanksgiving holiday for millions of Americans traveling this week. Nearly 300 American Airlines and American Eagle flights were canceled in and out of DallasFort Worth International Airport on Monday due to the weather, spokeswoman Laura Masvidal said, mirroring disruptions at the air hub a day earlier. Some of the countrys busiest airports New York, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Boston and Charlotte, N.C. could see big delays. Icy roads led to hundreds of accidents and at least 11 deaths, half of them in Texas. On Monday, the storm brought a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain to parts of Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, southern Kansas and Texas. But as the storm continues east, there are fears of heavy rain along the busy Interstate 95 corridor and sleet, freezing rain and snow away from the coast and at higher elevations. Tom Kines, a meteorologist with AccuWeather, said it will be primarily a rain event for the East Coast, with up to three inches of rain dousing travelers. The further inland you get especially as you get into that higher terrain you are going to deal with frozen precipitation, Kines said. Snow could fall in western Pennsylvania and the interior of Thanksgivukkah shines light on modern Jewish culture HERBSCRIBNER Deseret News Every year, Abby Knuckey hangs a sheet of paper on her fridge. She leaves it there for a day or two and inspects it every so often during her trips to the pantry. By the time she takes it off the fridge, the papers bare white space is filled with written words revealing her childrens winter holiday wishes. Knuckey calls it her Hanukkah List, and its given to her kids to fill out ahead of the Jewish holiday. But this year, instead of reading the sheet in December when cards, cups and decorations of blue usually flood department stores everywhere, the Jewish calendar shows the holiday falling in November, around Thanksgiving time, instead of around Christmas. This is the first time the Jewish calendar has overlapped with the Western calendar in 125 years. Knuckey is an American Jew celebrating Thanksgivukkah a super holiday created by the overlap of the first full day of the eight-day Hanukkah, which begins this year on the evening of Nov.27. By the time the turkey is carved and the pie is eaten, many American Jewish families will be lighting the menorah (or, in some cases, the menurkey), a ritual that pays tribute to the ancient story of Hanukkah, when the oil to light the Holy Temples menorah lasted not just one day but for eight. While the religious holiday, which is set by the Jewish calendar, typically falls around Christmas, this years Thanksgivukkah is raising questions for some Jews around identity. With a recent Pew Research Center study showing that 22percent of American Jews dont consider themselves religious, Hanukkahs early arrival this year is causing many American Jews to wonder how Jewish (in a religious sense) they really are and how theyre going to handle the crossover holiday. Will they just celebrate Thanksgiving, or will they hold Hannukkah as part of the See CULTURE/ Page A5 See STORM/ Page A8 Pump prices soar MATTHEW BECK/Chronicle fileFluctuating gas prices have swiftly trended upward in the Southeast as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches. According to experts, the holiday is not the driver for the rise in pump prices in the region; it is production problems at Gulf Coast refineries. Production problems temporarily push up gasoline costs See PUMP/ Page A8 See HOSPITAL/ Page A8


Police officer delivers surpriseMELBOURNE When a police officer spotted a first grader with shoes that were flapping in the breeze during a visit to a Melbourne elementary school, he sprang into action. Florida Today reported the officer asked the girl her shoe size, then returned a short time later with two brand new pairs of shoes one fuchsia and the other bright orange along with matching socks. But he slipped away last week before anyone got his name. Croton Elementary School bookkeeper Renee Carr said the gesture made the little girls day. Carr said the girl was just in heaven and proudly showed off her new shoes.Two sentenced in gambling schemeSANFORD Two lowerlevel managers pleaded guilty in a Florida court Monday as prosecutors moved ahead on the cases of dozens of defendants charged with using a veterans organization called Allied Veterans as a front for a $300 million gambling operation. Richard Rubino and Charles Black pleaded guilty to two counts each of possession of a slot machine in Seminole County Court. They were assessed courts costs and given a $50 prosecution charge. Some 13 charges were dropped against Rubino, and 19 charges we dropped against Black, who helped operate four casinos. A sentencing hearing involving several dozen more Allied Veterans defendants is set for Tuesday. Even though the Internet cafes were being operated under the aegis of Allied Veterans of the World, very little of the $300 million the businesses earned actually went to veterans, prosecutors said.Panther, 12, to go on exhibit at zooWEST PALM BEACH A 12-year-old Florida panther named Mirasol will go on exhibit in December at the Palm Beach Zoo. The panther called Mira has been staying in a required quarantine since her arrival at the West Palm Beach zoo in October. Before that, Mira lived at the South Florida Wildlife rehabilitation Center, which closed after its founder was diagnosed with a terminal illness. He contacted the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which sought placement of the animals living at his shelter. Miras arrival is so exciting for us, because she serves as a symbol of the vanishing South Florida ecosystem, said Jan Steele, the zoos general curator. We hope that by giving our guests the chance to see her, as an animal that is native to our own region, we will increase awareness of the plight of the Florida panthers in the wild. Associated PressTALLAHASSEE A persistent critic of Gov. Rick Scott filed lawsuits on Monday accusing top Florida officials of flouting the states public records laws by failing to turn over emails and other documents. The lawsuits contend the Scott administration altered calendars of one top aide, relied on private email accounts and waited more than a year to hand over text messages of another aide. The lawsuit against Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says her office refused to hand over notes from meetings Bondi kept on her iPad and didnt provide emails from private accounts that deal with state business. Tallahassee attorney Steven Andrews, who is embroiled in a land dispute with the governor and members of the Cabinet, said he decided to file the lawsuits after failing to get records he has been seeking for months. We finally got tired of them violating the Florida Constitution and not producing public records, said Andrews. Jennifer Meale, a spokeswoman for Bondi, maintained that every public records request received by this office is fulfilled in compliance with applicable law. Meale said that Bondis office has already given Andrews information related to 12 separate requests. Melissa Sellers, a spokeswoman for Scott, did not address the allegations in the lawsuit directly. But she said that the Scott administration had turned over information related to 78 separate requests that Andrews had made of the governors office and other state agencies. ChronicleThe Chronicleis compiling a list of restaurants that will be open Thanksgiving Day. The following restaurants will be open: BECKYS CAF, 789 N.E. Fifth St., Crystal River, 352-228-4969. Reservations suggested, not required. Open 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. CODYS ORIGINAL ROADHOUSE, 305 U.S. 19 S.E.,Crystal River, 352795-7223. Open 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. DILLONS CINNAMON STICKS, 727 U.S. 41, Inverness, in front of Central Motel 352-419-7914. Reservations suggested. Open 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. LUIGIS, 4538 S. Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa, 352-628-5544. Reservations suggested, not required. Open 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. MAMA SALLYS, 137 U.S. 19 North, Inglis 352447-5102. Open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. MULLET HOLE TAVERN, 631 N. Citrus Ave., Crystal River, 352564-0902. Reservations required. Open from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. RUSTIC RANCH, 104 U.S. 41 S., Inverness 352-726-7333. Open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Reservations preferred, not required SABINAS DINER, 2400 N. Florida Ave., Hernando 352-637-1308. No reservation needed. Open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. SEAGRASS WATERFRONT RESTAURANT 10386 W. Halls River Road, Homosassa 352-5032007. Reservations preferred, not required. Open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. SHRIMP LANDING, 48 U.S. 19 S., Inglis 352447-5201. Open 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Reservations requested. YANNIS RESTAURANT, 3297 S. Suncoast Blvd. (U.S. 19), Homosassa 352-503-6853. Reservations accepted, not required. Open from noon to 8 p.m. Email marnold@ or call Rita Cammarata in the news department at 352-5635660 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Provide the name, location and open hours of the restaurant, and whether reservations are necessary if so, the telephone number to make reservations. A2TUESDAY, NOVEMBER26, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESTATE/LOCAL 000GR2D NEW OFFICE LOCATION Announces the NEW OFFICE LOCATION NEW OFFICE LOCATION of his new practice Call 228-4975 Comprehensive foot and ankle care for the entire family. Call 228-4975 Call 228-4975 to schedule an appointment Nature Coast Foot And Ankle Center, LLC 6254 W. Corporate Oaks Drive Crystal River (In Meadowcrest) Dr. Kenneth P. Pritchyk DPM 000GOBL HEARING AID REPAIR 2013 2013 2013 2013 Inverness 586-7599 Homosassa 621-8000 Dunnellon 789-1559 All Makes and Models Shop Local This Holiday Season and Shop Local This Holiday Season and W W IN B B IG WIN BIG GRAND PRIZE Gaylord Palms ICE Featuring Frosty the Snowman Package Package Includes: One weeknight room accommodations at Gaylord Palms Resort Tickets for four to ICE! featuring Frosty the Snowman (includes UNLIMITED ADMISSION to ICE!) ShrekFeast Interactive Character Meal for four DreamWorks Character Holiday Meet & Greets DreamWorks Themed Scavenger Hunt Welcome Amenity Souvenir Family Photo (one per room) Participants are entered to win a $50 gift card or prize from each store below. Sponsored by the City of Crystal River HOW TO ENTER: Stop at any of these businesses listed below to receive your card. Then take your card to each business to receive their distinctive stamp. At your last store, simply leave your card and you are entered. Drawing will be on December 12. Winner need not be present. No purchase necessary. 508 N. Citrus Ave. Crystal River (352) 563-2620 657 N. Citrus Ave. Crystal River (352) 564-1400 28 N.E. 4th St. Crystal River (352) 794-3859 631 N. Citrus Ave. Crystal River (352) 564-0902 707C N. Citrus Ave. Crystal River (352) 795-6126 521 W. Fort Island Trail Crystal River (352) 794-6146 JUST A CUPCAKE 652-A N. Citrus Ave. Crystal River (352) 601-1556 626 N. Citrus Ave. Crystal River (352) 563-2582 564 N. Citrus Ave. Crystal River (352) 795-0956 661 N. Citrus Ave. Crystal River (352) 697-2702 652 N. Citrus Ave. Crystal River (352) 228-4931 707 N. Citrus Ave. Ste. E Crystal River (352) 563-2572 631 N. Citrus Ave. Ste. C Crystal River (352) 795-2020 244 S.E. Hwy. 19 Crystal River (352) 795-0743 600 S.E. Hwy. 19 Crystal River (352) 795-5900 9301 W. Fort Island Trail Crystal River (352) 795-5797 PRO SHOP 9301 W. Fort Island Trail Crystal River (352) 795-7211 639 N. Citrus Ave., Crystal River (352) 564-0311 000GOQ8 707 N. Citrus Ave. Ste. A Crystal River (352) 795-5650 471 N. Dacie Point, Lecanto . . . . . 746-3420 Hwy. 491 Next To Suncoast Dermatology 206 W. Dampier Street, Inverness 637-2079 One Block Behind City Hall On Seminole Ave., Inverness Mon-Fri 8:30-6 Sat 8:30-1 Brashears PHARMACY Great Selection Of Diabetic Supplies Test Strips/ L ancets Compression Stockings Wound Care Diabetic Shoes For Every Season & Occasion 000GHMX Local restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving Scott sued over records requests StateBRIEFS From wire reports


Around theSTATE Citrus CountyClosings announced for ThanksgivingIn observance of Thanksgiving, government offices and many businesses and services will be closed Thursday. Citrus County government offices will be closed Thursday and Friday. The county landfill will be closed on Thursday, and will reopen from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday. Libraries will be closed on Thursday and Friday, but will return to normal business hours on Saturday, Nov. 30. All community buildings and parks, including Bicentennial Park pool, will be closed both days. Animal Services will be closed Thursday and Friday, and will reopen at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30. The Chronicles business office will be closed Thursday and reopen Friday. Customer service phones will be open Thursday from 7 to 10 a.m. F.D.S. Disposal will be closed Thursday. All Thursday customers will be collected on Monday, Dec. 2, with the exception of inside the city limits of Crystal River and Pine Ridge and Beverly Hills, Meadowcrest and Riverhaven, which will be picked up the following day, Friday, Nov. 29. The Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park will be open on Thanksgiving Day.TallahasseeWarning shot bill introduced in SenateA measure (SB 438) has been filed in the Senate that would grant immunity to people who show guns or fire warning shots in selfdefense. The Defense of Life, Home, or Property bill, which has been called the warning shot bill, was filed Monday by Sen. Thad Altman, R-Viera. The measure is a companion to a proposal (HB 89) by Rep. Neil Combee, R-Polk City, and would amend the stand your ground self-defense law. The Senate bill says, in part, that it is the intent of the Legislature that a person be immunized from prosecution if he or she acts in such a manner as to protect life, home, or property from an imminent or actual unlawful activity. Combees proposal has already been backed by the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee. A similar measure by Combee failed to advance during the 2013 legislative session. The prior attempt sought to amend the states 10-20-Life sentencing law. Under the 10-20-Life law, possessing a gun while committing certain crimes is punishable by at least 10 years in prison, discharging a gun while committing those crimes is punishable by at least 20 years in prison, and hurting or killing someone during those crimes is punishable by 25 years to life in prison. From staff and wire reports STATE& LOCAL Page A3TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Correction Due to incorrect information provided to a reporter, a story published on the front page of the Friday, Nov. 22, edition, JFK remembered, contained an error. Crystal River High School had a football game against Gulf High School on Nov. 22, 1963, not against Citrus High School as stated. The Chronicle regrets the error. Readers can alert the Citrus County Chronicle to any errors in news articles by emailing newsdesk@ or by calling 352-563-5660. Associated PressORLANDO The mother of a Florida girl who committed suicide after complaining about being bullied said Monday that she will push lawmakers to pass new anti-bullying legislation because current laws dont do enough to protect children. Tricia Norman and her attorney also said during a news conference that she plans to file wrongful death lawsuits against those she believes are responsible for her daughters death, though she refused to identify those people specifically. I intend to hold them accountable to the full extent of the law, Norman said. Rebecca Sedwick jumped to her death at an abandoned concrete plant in September. A month later, the Polk County Sheriffs Office arrested two of her classmates, ages 12 and 14, on charges of aggravated stalking. Those charges were dropped last week because of insufficient evidence, and an attorney for the younger classmate has indicated he will pursue a lawsuit against the sheriffs office. The Associated Press generally does not identify juveniles charged with crimes, though the younger girl has spoken publicly alongside her family about the matter. During an appearance on NBCs Today show last week, Katelyn Roman said that she had done nothing wrong but that Sedwicks death taught her the importance of standing up to bullying. Norman said she was upset that Rebeccas classmates hadnt offered an apology. I know having anger in my heart is not good, Norman said. I keep waiting for an apology I know will never come. This lack of personal responsibility is beyond upsetting. Under the state law proposal championed by Norman and her attorney, Matt Morgan, students who bully repeatedly could be sent to juvenile detention. Under a federal law proposal they are supporting, schools receiving public funds would be required to have anti-bullying procedures in place and must follow those procedures. Morgan wouldnt say which lawmakers, if any, he had found to sponsor the legislative proposals in the Florida Legislature and Congress. At a news conference after the arrest of Rebeccas classmates, Sheriff Grady Judd said the bullying began about a year ago after the 14-year-old girl started dating Rebeccas ex-boyfriend. The older girl threatened to fight Rebecca while they were sixthgraders at a middle school in Lakeland and told her to drink bleach and die, the sheriff had said. She also persuaded the younger girl to bully Rebecca, even though they had been best friends, the sheriff said. Mother of bullied girl: Toughen laws Daughter committed suicide after alledgedly being tormented by peers Special to the ChronicleTALLAHASSEE Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends to spend time together and give thanks for the blessings they enjoy. It is also one of the busiest travel periods of the year. To help ensure motorists make it to their destinations safely, the Florida Highway Patrol will increase its presence on Floridas roads throughout the four-day holiday weekend starting Thursday, Nov.28. FHP with the help of its auxiliary and reserve troopers, will be participating in the nationwide effort known as Operation CARE (Combined Accident Reduction Effort). This years Operation CARE will focus on impaired driving, speeding, following too closely and other aggressive diving behaviors during the holiday weekend. Troopers will also conduct strict enforcement of safety belt and child restraint laws. The FHP wishes everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday, said Col. David Brierton, director of the Florida Highway Patrol. In an effort to keep motorists safe, troopers will be concentrating their enforcement efforts on impaired driving, unlawful speed, aggressive driving, and those who fail to buckle up. During last years Thanksgiving holiday period, FHP troopers issued more than 9,300 citations for traffic related violations. Of those, 4,039 drivers were cited for speeding, 657 for safety belt violations, and 145 drivers were arrested for driving uder the ifluence. FHP troopers also provided roadside assistance to more than 2,300 motorists. FHP offers the following tips to help you and your family arrive at your destination safely: Buckle up every time. A seatbelt is your vehicles most important safety feature. Obey all speed limits, bearing in mind that traffic congestion may require driving more slowly. Drive sober and remember, buzzed driving is drunk driving. Dont drive distracted: Anything that takes your full attention off of the road, even for a second, could be deadly. This includes texting, changing the radio station, talking to passengers, etc. Get plenty of rest before setting out on a long trip. State troopers to be out in force during holiday Officials stress commitment to keeping roadways safe during seasonal rush Kindergarten and firstgrade classes at Lecanto Primary School got a hands-on lesson literally about where milk comes from when dairy farmers from M&B Products let them take a try at milking a faux cow Friday. M&B cares for 700 cows at its Lecanto facility and milks them three times a day. Although the students squirmed during a video presentation that explained the milking process from grass to container, they perked up when dairy farm manager Leon McClellan asked, What sound does a cow make? Moo! they answered in unison. We do this with the kids so they understand that milk comes from cows, not from the store, McClellan said. NANCY KENNEDY /ChronicleAndrea McClellan, M&B Products office manager, helps Lecanto Primary School kindergarten student Gauge Mayfield milk a plywood faux cow as others look on, waiting their turn. From the left: Julius Roderick, Kendall Knighton, Tristan Loreth, Violet Flynn and Paige Muldrow.


Birthday Learning, exploring and working hard to get ahead will help to alleviate some of the personal trials and tribulations you face this year. Dont lose sight of your professional and financial goals. Strive for perfection. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Take part in competitive activities or get into a fitness regime or healthier lifestyle. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) An interesting means to make more cash will be made available. Take on responsibilities and show off your talent. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Emotional encounters will escalate. Gather your thoughts and take a back seat until you feel you have a better idea how to handle whats happening. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) Reach deep within and revisit past encounters, and it will bring back a mishap that still stands between you and success. Aries (March 21-April 19) Selfimprovement will be the name of the game. Pick up skills or research something that will help you advance. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Do for others, and you will be given the green light to move forward. Romance and communication will bring you to an agreement that has a positive influence on your life. Gemini (May 21-June 20) Tend to unfinished personal paperwork. Its important to be up to date if you dont want to run into a conflict. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Only agree to whats reasonable. Not everyone will have your best interest at heart. Say whats on your mind and make fair suggestions. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Youll face opposition if you stick around home. Get together with someone who doesnt judge you. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Use an emotional situation to your advantage. Your ability to manipulate a situation using your expertise and keen perception will help you get your way. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Keep up to date on personal issues. Healthy financial habits and sticking to set plans will ensure that you are able to make do and come through with what you have signed up for. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Express your concerns and show interest in people you feel are onto something lucrative. Turn your residence into a workplace and develop what you feel can bring in extra cash. TodaysHOROSCOPES Today is Tuesday, Nov. 26, the 330th day of 2013. There are 35 days left in the year. Todays Highlight in History: Nov. 26, 1789, was a day of thanksgiving set aside by President Washington to observe the adoption of the Constitution of the United States. On this date: In 1825, the first college social fraternity, Kappa Alpha, was formed at Union College in Schenectady, N.Y.. In 1933, a judge in New York decided the James Joyce book Ulysses was not obscene and could therefore be published in the United States. In 1942, the motion picture Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, had its world premiere at the Hollywood Theater in New York. In 1950, China entered the Korean War, launching a counter-offensive against soldiers from the United Nations, the U.S. and South Korea. Ten years ago: Human rights activist Gao Zhan, who was freed from a Chinese prison after the U.S. government interceded on her behalf, pleaded guilty in Alexandria, Va., to illegally selling American high-tech items with potential military uses to China. Five years ago: Teams of heavily armed gunmen, allegedly from Pakistan, stormed luxury hotels, a popular tourist attraction and a crowded train station in Mumbai, India, leaving at least 166 people dead in a rampage lasting some 60 hours. One year ago: Online shopping on Cyber Monday was up at least 28 percent from the previous year according to IBM Benchmark, which tracks online sales. Todays Birthdays: Impressionist Rich Little is 75. Singer Tina Turner is 74. Singer Jean Terrell is 69. Actress Jessica Bowman is 33. Thought for Today: Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it. Henry David Thoreau, American author (1817-1862).Today inHISTORY CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE HI LO PR 74 53 0.00 HI LO PR 75 57 0.00 HI LO PR 73 54 0.00 HI LO PR 72 56 0.00 HI LO PR 73 55 0.00 HI LO PR 72 53 0.00 YESTERDAYS WEATHER Scattered storms, some strong, windy, rain chance 80%THREE DAY OUTLOOK Storms end early, windy, rain chance 40% Partly cloudy, coldHigh: 77 Low: 60 High: 65 Low: 30 High: 56 Low: 39TODAY & TOMORROW MORNING WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY MORNING THURSDAY & FRIDAY MORNING Exclusive daily forecast by: TEMPERATURE* Monday 73/54 Record 89/22 Normal 77/49 Mean temp. 64 Departure from mean +1 PRECIPITATION* Monday 0.00 in. Total for the month 2.19 in. Total for the year 54.33 in. Normal for the year 49.12 in.*As of 7 p.m. at InvernessUV INDEX: 2 0-2 minimal, 3-4 low, 5-6 moderate, 7-9 high, 10+ very high BAROMETRIC PRESSURE Monday at 3 p.m. 30.16 in. DEW POINT Monday at 3 p.m. 56 HUMIDITY Monday at 3 p.m. 55% POLLEN COUNT** Trees and grasses were absent and weeds were light.**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 ............................5:33 P.M. SUNRISE TOMORROW .....................7:03 A.M. MOONRISE TODAY .........................12:36 A.M. MOONSET TODAY ............................1:10 P.M. DEC. 2DEC. 9DEC. 17DEC. 25 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: Fire Danger Rating is: MODERATE. There is no burn ban.City H L Fcast Daytona Bch. 81 66 ts Ft. Lauderdale 83 75 ts Fort Myers 83 67 ts Gainesville 76 58 ts Homestead 83 72 ts Jacksonville 76 57 ts Key West 83 74 sh Lakeland 80 64 ts Melbourne 84 70 ts City H L Fcast Miami 84 74 ts Ocala 78 60 ts Orlando 81 68 ts Pensacola 68 39 r Sarasota 82 67 ts Tallahassee 74 50 ts Tampa 80 66 ts Vero Beach 84 73 ts W. Palm Bch. 84 75 ts FLORIDA TEMPERATURESSouth winds from 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters will be choppy. Cloudy with showers and thunderstorms today. Gulf water temperature70 LAKE LEVELSLocation Sun. Mon. Full Withlacoochee at Holder 28.96 28.87 35.52 Tsala Apopka-Hernando 38.56 38.55 39.25 Tsala Apopka-Inverness 39.72 39.69 40.60 Tsala Apopka-Floral City 40.44 40.40 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 L L 45/28 33/22 48/27 51/31 21/12 71/55 63/50 33/13 40/28 51/43 46/45 36/26 47/36 84/74 46/33 42/40 THE NATION Albany 32 11 c 38 37 Albuquerque 46 27 .01 s 42 27 Asheville 39 20 r 39 34 Atlanta 46 29 r 47 36 Atlantic City 36 19 r 54 52 Austin 40 35 .84 pc 48 33 Baltimore 36 19 r 42 40 Billings 42 26 pc 40 28 Birmingham 46 32 r 47 30 Boise 46 24 s 48 29 Boston 34 18 c 47 42 Buffalo 35 18 sn 37 30 Burlington, VT 29 8 c 38 34 Charleston, SC 53 31 ts 64 64 Charleston, WV 45 16 rs 41 31 Charlotte 43 19 r 39 38 Chicago 31 22 .03 c 33 22 Cincinnati 41 17 rs 37 24 Cleveland 34 19 sn 37 29 Columbia, SC 50 22 ts 45 45 Columbus, OH 37 18 sn 36 25 Concord, N.H. 30 18 pc 39 32 Dallas 39 32 .52 pc 45 28 Denver 38 29 .01 s 48 27 Des Moines 39 26 pc 26 10 Detroit 32 19 trace c 36 26 El Paso 47 33 s 51 31 Evansville, IN 39 27 c 40 23 Harrisburg 34 18 rs 36 36 Hartford 35 19 c 40 38 Houston 44 39 1.14 sh 46 33 Indianapolis 33 20 c 36 21 Jackson 43 36 1.70 r 46 28 Las Vegas 62 42 s 61 46 Little Rock 35 31 .23 c 44 25 Los Angeles 69 50 s 71 55 Louisville 42 26 rs 38 24 Memphis 37 33 .19 r 43 26 Milwaukee 30 22 .02 sf 31 20 Minneapolis 40 28 sf 21 12 Mobile 55 38 r 59 35 Montgomery 55 37 r 57 38 Nashville 41 28 .13 r 40 24 New Orleans 61 46 .03 r 55 41 New York City 35 23 r 46 45 Norfolk 38 28 r 59 56 Oklahoma City 36 28 .04 pc 41 23 Omaha 46 27 s 27 8 Palm Springs 76 48 s 73 53 Philadelphia 35 20 r 44 43 Phoenix 64 46 s 70 52 Pittsburgh 36 15 sn 33 28 Portland, ME 31 17 pc 41 36 Portland, Ore 52 28 pc 51 36 Providence, R.I. 34 18 c 46 41 Raleigh 43 18 r 47 43 Rapid City 44 31 pc 31 19 Reno 54 23 s 54 27 Rochester, NY 35 17 sn 38 28 Sacramento 63 38 s 63 44 St. Louis 38 28 pc 39 20 St. Ste. Marie 31 22 .17 sn 30 18 Salt Lake City 48 29 pc 48 28 San Antonio 45 36 .29 pc 50 34 San Diego 70 51 s 71 55 San Francisco 61 44 s 64 49 Savannah 53 34 ts 66 62 Seattle 54 36 c 51 43 Spokane 38 19 s 43 21 Syracuse 34 17 .03 sn 37 33 Topeka 43 29 s 35 14 Washington 38 24 r 42 40YESTERDAYS NATIONAL HIGH & LOW HIGH 84 Marco Island, Fla. LOW -3 Saranac Lake, N.Y. TUESDAY CITY H/L/SKY Acapulco 84/76/pc Amsterdam 47/39/pc Athens 63/47/sh Beijing 46/19/s Berlin 35/27/s Bermuda 67/64/pc Cairo 90/70/c Calgary 50/28/pc Havana 82/74/ts Hong Kong 67/49/c Jerusalem 79/66/pc Lisbon 54/38/pc London 38/36/c Madrid 49/29/s Mexico City 70/48/pc Montreal 37/32/sn Moscow 31/29/sn Paris 39/36/sh Rio 84/70/ts Rome 44/39/pc Sydney 75/66/pc Tokyo 61/49/pc Toronto 37/30/sn Warsaw 35/27/s 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* 11:23 a/7:15 a /7:27 p 12:12 a/8:29 a 12:49 p/8:31 p Crystal River** 9:44 a/4:37 a 10:33 p/4:49 p 11:10 a/5:51 a 11:24 p/5:53 p Withlacoochee* 7:31 a/2:25 a 8:20 p/2:37 p 8:57 a/3:39 a 9:11 p/3:41 p Homosassa*** 10:33 a/6:14 a 11:22 p/6:26 p 11:59 a/7:28 a /7:30 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) 11/26 TUESDAY 5:49 12:00 6:11 11/27 WEDNESDAY 12:19 6:31 12:42 6:53 FORECAST FOR 3:00 P.M. TUESDAY HI LO PR 71 53 0.00 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 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 Alicia Keys visits typhoon refugees in PhilippinesMANILA, Philippines Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys visited a Philippine air force base Monday to bring cheer to hundreds of evacuees from eastern provinces wracked by Typhoon Haiyan. The American singer distributed crayons and coloring books to children at the Villamor Air Base grandstand, where evacuees from eastern Leyte and Samar provinces arrive via C-130 planes. Social Welfare Department officer Jane Abello said Keys stayed for about half an hour to chat with evacuees. The R&B star was in Manila for a concert Monday at the seaside MOA Arena. The Philippine Star earlier quoted her as saying that music has a way of lifting your spirit and thats what I hope to do for the Filipino people. Keys tweeted three days after the Nov. 8 typhoon: To the people of the Philippines my heart is with you.Statuette from Maltese Falcon at NYC auctionNEW YORK A statuette of a bird featured in the classic 1941 detective thriller The Maltese Falcon is being auctioned in New York City. The black figurine is one of two known cast lead statuettes made for John Hustons screen version of the film, but the only one confirmed by Warner Bros. archives as having appeared in the movie, according to Bonhams auction house, which declined to provide a pre-sale estimate. It has a Warner Bros. inventory number etched into the base. The figurine bears the same name as the movie that starred Humphrey Bogart as private eye Sam Spade. The 45-pound, 12-inch-tall prop has a bent right tail feather damage incurred during filming, Bonhams said. Actress Lee Patrick, who played Spades secretary, Effie, dropped it while handing it to Bogart.Katie Couric to anchor news program for YahooSAN FRANCISCO Katie Couric is joining Yahoo to anchor a news program for the Internet company as it tries to expand its audience and sell more advertising. Mondays announcement confirms recent published reports that Couric would diversify into online video programming after spending decades in broadcast television as a talk-show host and news anchor. Couric, 56, will continue to host her daytime talk show, Katie, on ABC even after she becomes Yahoos global anchor beginning next year. The new job at Yahoo Inc. will give Couric an opportunity to report on breaking news events around the world and interview major international figures. Joining Yahoo offers a tremendous opportunity to reach people all around the world in the way that theyre using and consuming media today, Couric said in a statement. Since leaving Google Inc. to head Yahoo 16 months ago, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has been trying to make Yahoos services more alluring so people will visit them on a regular basis and dwell for longer periods. In doing so, she is hoping Yahoo will be able to sell more digital ads and boost the Sunnyvale, Calif., companys lackluster revenue growth. From wire reports Philippine Air Force/Associated PressGrammy-winning singer Alicia Keys, left, smiles at a typhoon survivor as she visits the Villamor Air Base on Monday in suburban Pasay, south of Manila. Keys visited the air force base to bring cheer to hundreds of evacuees from eastern Philippine provinces wracked by Typhoon Haiyan earlier this month. 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holiday as well?Not a big dealKnuckey doesnt see anything special about the traditional celebration of Hanukkah. Hanukkahs not a big deal, she said. Thats the feeling among many American Jewish families, said Shevy Baskin, editorial assistant for My Jewish World, a Jewish information website. Around the world, and historically, Hanukkah isnt a major holiday and its only American culture that glamorizes it, Baskin said. Most American Jews wont be concerned with Thanksgivukkah because Hanukkah has sometimes drifted into January, Baskin said, and because of its religious insignificance compared to other Jewish holidays such as Yom Kippur, a day of atonement, or Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year celebration. In a survey conducted by Ellen Zimmerman from Jewish Holidays in a Box, a grass-roots Jewish holiday product company, 20percent of respondents said that melding Hanukkah and Thanksgiving will dilute the religious significance of the Jewish holy day. Zimmerman said one mother raised concern about December turning into an entire month of Christmas, without Hanukkah around to soften the blow for Jewish children. This leaves little reason to celebrate, she said. Without their own holiday to celebrate, by the time the bright Christmas lights start flashing, Zimmerman said, some Jewish families might be left in the dark.Mixing holidaysBut others, like Knuckey, will be flipping the switch and embracing the super holiday. In years when Hanukkah falls in December, Knuckey sometimes doesnt celebrate the religious day until January. Her family is always busy coordinating work schedules and after-school activities. By the time everyones finally free, its mid-January, well after the traditional holiday season. Her familys Hanukkah usually consists of cuddling up, chowing on Chinese food and watching a movie. Once night falls, the kids are ripping open their gifts. Now theyll be mixing that with Thanksgiving dinner. Itll kill two birds with one stone, she said. Hanukkah is shifting away from its Christmas ties and opening up the door for more Jewish families to partake in the festivities, Baskin said, adding that Thanksgivukkah will help decouple-ize Christmas and Hanukkah. You dont have to do this whitewashing thing like Americans will do with Christmas and Hanukkah being about giving and lights and all of these generic terms, Baskin said. Knuckeys fine with Hanukkahs decoupling from Christmas this year. Her husband is Christian, and her immediate family exchanges gifts under the willowing verdant branches of a Christmas tree anyway. Knuckey said Thanksgivukkah will make December easier. The chaos to find Hanukkah and Christmas gifts will subside, she said. Zimmerman said some are thrilled with Thanksgivukkah because its going to bring families together. Others, she said, are excited about mixing latkes and cranberry sauce or blending dishes together. Knuckey and her family hail from the American Jewish hub of New Jersey, where 6 percent of the population identifies as Jewish, according to the Pew Research Center. And they plan on mixing the two holidays together. But even across the country in the Midwest, Jewish families are gearing up for Thanksgivukkah. Jane and Harvey Baker, from Missouri, where only 1 percent identify as Jewish, are looking forward to the super holiday. Harvey Baker praised Thanksgivukkah because itll be a breath of fresh air for their Hanukkah celebrations. In all other years, some come to our Thanksgiving dinner and some come to our Hanukkah celebrations, said Harvey Baker, an American Jew from St. Louis. It will be great to combine the holidays and the people who are part of each separate holiday. Jane Baker said shes going to make yam potato latkes and apple turkey. Her family will be mixing games theyll spin the dreidel and build pilgrim hats, both traditions they do each year for the two holidays before lighting the menorah. Thanksgivukkah is restoring some identity to the Jewish holiday. Though it is not a major holiday on the Jewish calendar, its often been associated with Christmas and the winter holiday season, said Baskin, the editorial assistant. Now, being that the eight-day stretch ends in the beginning of December according to the Jewish calendar, Hanukkah will find its own footing and be a unique holiday that American Jews can celebrate, Baskin said. Zimmerman said Thanksgivukkah may make December a little more difficult for some families, but the restoration of family time and faith is ever present. And for others like Knuckey, things will be easier. Unlike years past, Knuckey can easily bring her family together and enjoy the celebrations on time. She wont be late to the holiday this year. Shell be precisely on time. 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Join Us Happy Hour: 2:00-4:00 PM Mon.-Wed. & Fri Light Refreshments Specialty Drinks Entertainment Full Kitchens Washer & Dryer in Each Apartment Unique All Day Dining in our Restaurant And so much more! Call 352-748-0682 today to tour and enjoy lunch on us. Like us on Facebook Only 21 easy miles from downtown Inverness and well worth a visit! Invigorating Retirement Living 000GJR8 776 N. Enterprise Pt., Lecanto 746-7830 000GJW2 Visit our Showroom Next to Stokes Flea Market on Hwy. 44 Visit Our New Website For Great Specials Wood Laminate Tile Carpet Vinyl Area Rugs Food stamp cuts leave many Thanksgiving dinners feeling thin EMMILIEBUCHANANWHITLOCK Deseret NewsBecause of $5billion in cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as the food stamp program, Thanksgiving dinner could be smaller for the 42million Americans utilizing the safety net program this holiday season, according to the Huffington Post. The number of food stamp dependents has grown steadily since 2007, with a total overall increase of 70 percent, according to the Sunlight Foundation Reporting Group. The boost in food stamp use is just one indicator of how many Americans will be struggling to have a good Thanksgiving meal this year, especially given the fact that the average person on food stamps has a budget of just $1 to $1.25 per meal, the Huffington Post reported. According to an MSNBC article, food banks across the nation are seeing increased numbers this Thanksgiving. Food pantries around the country are reporting a precipitous rise in the number of new visitors as people who were previously able to make do on food stamps get hit with cuts they cant afford, MSNBC reported. CBS Boston reports that in Framingham, Mass., food bank patron requests have increased 400 percent this year. These are folks you wouldnt normally expect to be needing help. On top of those always in need, its a big group and a big deal, said Paul Mina president of United Way Tri-County, which runs the food pantry, according to CBS. The average cost for a Thanksgiving meal is almost $50, the Huffington Post reported. But recent statistics show food expenses are just as trying without the presence of the holidays. In northern states, expenses generally increase during the winter months as heating bills rise. A 2010 survey by the Feeding America food bank network found nearly half of its clients 46percent, to be exact had at one point been forced to choose between paying for food and paying for utilities, according to MSNBC.Email Emmilie BuchananWhitlock at ebuchanan@; Twitter: emmiliewhitlock. CULTUREContinued from Page A1


Beverly Engberg, 78BEVERLY HILLSBeverly Ann Engberg, 78, of Beverly Hills, Fla., passed into the Life Triumphant at home Sunday, Nov.24, 2013, surrounded by her immediate family and under the loving care of Citrus County Hospice. Beverly was born Tuesday, May21, 1935, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Raymond and Ella O. Swanson. She was an accomplished organist, pianist and accompanist and sang in numerous choirs and choruses, including the Augustana College choir. She was an organist for more than 60 years, starting at the age of 13 in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Red Oak, Iowa. She subsequently played for the Protestant Chapel in Ankara, Turkey, the 6th Cav and Main Post Chapels at Fort Meade, Md., and the Church of the Redeemer in Bowie, Md. Additionally, for a number of years she taught piano and worked in private industry for the Department of Defense and AID as secretary and administrative assistant. The foregoing not withstanding, Beverly was primarily a consummate homemaker, wife to John R. Engberg for 59 years and mother of two boys, John Jr. and Leonard. She was preceded in death by her parents and her son, John. She is survived by her husband, John Engberg; son Leonard Engberg and daughter-in-law Terrie of Waynesboro, Pa.; brother James R. Swanson of Siouix Falls, S.D.; her husbands sister and brotherin-law, Robert E. and Marjorie K. Lawson of Ann Arbor, Mich.; grandchildren Leonard Jr., Jesse, Christopher, David; greatgrandson Eli; nieces Pati Lawson of Ann Arbor, Mich., Cindy Stone of Indianapolis, Ind., Janet Lassen of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Annie Swanson of Sioux Falls, S.D.; and nephews Tom Swanson of Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Tom Robbie Swanson of Sioux Falls, S.D. Beverly enjoyed just being a wife and mother, entertaining, cooking, gardening, surf fishing, camping, tennis, card games, crossword puzzles and her music. A service of remembrance will be at the First Presbyterian Church of Inverness, 206 Washington St., 2p.m. Wednesday, Nov.27, 2013, followed by a reception in the Fellowship Hall. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Hospice of Citrus County or the Memorial Fund of the First Presbyterian Church of Inverness. Arrangements entrusted to Fero Funeral Home, www.fero Leslie Beinerman, 67BEVERLY HILLSLeslie Beinerman, 67, of Beverly Hills, Fla., died Friday, Nov.22, 2013, in Inverness. The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 6 to 8p.m. Tuesday, Nov.26, 2013, at the Beverly Hills Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes. Cremation will be under the direction of Hooper Crematory, Inverness.Johnny Karr, 62CRYSTAL RIVERJohnny R. Karr, 62, of Crystal River, Fla., died Saturday, Nov.23, 2013, at HPH Hospice Care Center in Lecanto. Private cremation arrangements are under the care of Strickland Funeral Home with Crematory Crystal River. Richard Kruger, 70FARMINGVILLE, N.Y.Richard Kruger, 70, of Farmingville, N.Y., died Nov.23, 2013, in East Patchogue, N.Y. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013. Funeral service will be at 11a.m. Wednesday, Nov.27, 2013. McManus-Lorey Funeral Home of Medford, N.Y., is assisting the family with arrangements. Maxine Lemke, 90INVERNESSMaxine R. Lemke, 90, of Inverness, Fla., died Nov.24, 2013, under the care of Hospice. A memorial service for Mrs. Lemke will be in the Chapel of Heinz Funeral Home at 1p.m. Saturday, Nov.30, 2013. Her family will begin receiving friends at noon. Arrangements are by Heinz Funeral Home, Inverness.Allen Light, 68CRYSTAL RIVERAllen Richard Light, 68, of Crystal River, Fla., died Sunday, Nov.24, 2013, at his home in Crystal River. Private cremation arrangements are under the care of Strickland Funeral Home with Crematory Crystal River. Pearl Ruff, 104CITRUS SPRINGSPearl H. Ruff, 104, of Citrus Springs, Fla., died Monday, Nov.25, 2013, at home under the loving care of her family and Hospice of Citrus County. Private cremation arrangements are under the direction of Strickland Funeral Home with Crematory of Crystal River. Carolyn Shimer, 72YANKEETOWNCarolyn May (Pease) Shimer died peacefully, surrounded by family, after a short hospitalization on Nov.20, 2013, in Lecanto Fla. She was born June17, 1941, the daughter of Royden and Alberta Pease of Cornish, Maine. She graduated from Cornish HS Class of 1959 and from the University of New Hampshire in 1962. She was preceded in death by one brother, William Pease, and is survived by two brothers, Howard and Roger; and a sister, Nancy Calnan; as well as her husband, Stanley; son, Samuel; daughter, Deborah Resetar; their families; and her beloved cat, Grace. Carolyn was an active member of the Yankeetown-Inglis Womens Club of Yankeetown, and The Ladies Guild of Freedom, N.H. She was an avid crafter her whole life. Well known, in both her New Hampshire and Florida homes, for her quilts and handmade teddy bears as well as her baked goods. She will be sadly missed by her family and by all favored to have known her. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to local hospice centers in her memory. A memorial service is expected in the spring, in New Hampshire.Sign the guest book at Mattie Pipgras, 99JACKSONVILLEThe Service of Remembrance for Mrs. Mattie Mae Dixon Pipgras, age 99, of Jacksonville, Florida, formerly of Inverness, will be held 2:00PM, Saturday, November30, 2013 at the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes with Rev. Max Wilkins officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Inverness, Florida. The family will receive friends from 3:30 pm until 5:00 pm, Friday at the Inverness Chapel. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.HooperFuneral The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of memorial donations to the First United Methodist Church of Inverness or Hospice of Citrus County. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.HooperFuneral Mattie Mae was born in Inverness Florida on August26, 1914, daughter of the late John James and Emma Georgia Cooper. She passed away on November23, 2013 in Jacksonville. She was the youngest of seven children. Mattie Mae graduated from Citrus County High School, was a cheerleader and on the staff of the first Whirlwind, the school newspaper. In 1933, Mattie Mae was selected to be the first Miss Citrus County. She married Nulin B. Dixon in 1938 and was widowed in 1957. She was a Cub Scout Den Mother, an officer of the Inverness Womans Club, a sponsor of the Little Womans Club and the Inverness Junior Womans Club, a P.T.A. Officer, a charter member (and a real grand-daughter) of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and a former member of the Inverness Golf and Country Club. In 1972, Mattie Mae retired from the B&W Rexall Drug Store Pharmacy Department and married George Pipgras. She was predeceased by her first and second husbands, her son Nulin B Dixon, her brothers, LeGrand, Rhodas, Sam, Wallace and Gordon, her sister, Thelma, her nephews, Ebbert Castel and John W. Cooper and her niece, Louise C. Kelly. She is survived by her son Thomas C. Dixon (Jane) of Jacksonville, her granddaughter, Samantha Elizabeth Eversole (Britt) and two great grandchildren, Charlotte and Sebastian all of Princeton, New Jersey, the family of the late Ebbert Castel (Frances, Vikki (Cleve) Croft, Debbie Shelton) of Inverness, Jimmy Cooper and family of Dade City, Charles Cooper (Carolyn) of Dunedin, Elizabeth Cooper Hefley and family of Apache Shores, and the family of Louise C. Kelly. Death ELSEWHERE Merrell W illiams Jr., 72WHISTLEBLOWER LOUISVILLE, Ky. Merrell Williams Jr., a onetime Kentucky paralegal who took on Big Tobacco as a whistleblower who leaked internal documents exposing health risks and the addictiveness of cigarettes, has died in Mississippi, decades after he joined the fight that forever changed perceptions of smoking. Williams died last week of a heart attack in Ocean Springs, Miss., his daughter, Jennifer Smith, said Monday. He was 72. He worked for a Kentucky law firm representing the then-Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp. and leaked thousands of pages of internal memos and studies concerning smoking and health that provided newfound ammunition to tobacco opponents. The information made national headlines. News organizations reported the information showed Brown & Williamson executives knew decades earlier that nicotine was addictive and that they funneled potentially damaging documents to lawyers to keep them secret. A few years later, the tobacco industry agreed to a massive settlement with the states over smoking-related health costs. Mike Moore, as Mississippis attorney general during that era, was at the forefront of the legal fight against the tobacco industry. He remembered Williams on Monday for making a significant contribution to the effort that put cigarette makers on the defensive. The now-famous Brown & Williamson documents that Merrell was able to provide us, under extraordinary circumstances and threat, changed the course of our litigation, Moore said in an email. We got on a plane and took those documents to Congress and the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). The three big lies cigarettes dont cause cancer, nicotine is not addictive and we dont market to kids were all refuted by the B&W documents Merrell obtained. Williams said his role in the legal fight took a personal toll. He told The Courier-Journal that the pressures contributed to a divorce, and he eventually moved to Mississippi. A private service for Williams was held last Friday in Ocean SpringsA6TUESDAY, NOVEMBER26, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE 000GQMT LEND YOUR EARZ TM Get Evaluated for a FREE Hearing Aid Fitting Participants sought by Gardner Autiology for 30 day hearing aid comparison study in Inverness and Crystal River locations December 2-13, 2013. Call for a free candidate screening. 795-5700 Gardner Audiology 2013 Closing time for placing ad is 4 business days prior to run date. There are advanced deadlines for holidays. To Place Your In Memory ad, 000GICR Contact Anne Farrior 564-2931 000GR6J Serving all of Citrus County (352) 726-2271 Serving all your cremation needs. 000GGCA Serving Our Community... Meeting Your Needs! Richard T. Brown Licensed Funeral Director Fax: 352-795-6694 5430 West Gulf to Lake Hwy. 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DUI arrests Leo Furrell, 52, of West Thomas Court, Homosassa, at 3:34 p.m. Nov. 23 on a misdemeanor charge of driving a bicycle under the influence. According to his arrest affidavit, Furrell was stopped for riding a tricycle the wrong way on U.S. 19. He was asked to perform field sobriety tests and refused. He also refused tests of his blood alcohol level. Bond $500. Pamela Ward, 52, of South Eton Drive, Inverness, at 2:25 a.m. Nov. 24 on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence. According to her arrest affidavit, Ward had driven her car into a ditch. She was asked to perform field sobriety tests and did poorly. She refused tests of her blood alcohol level. Bond $500. Domestic battery arrests Joseph Van Dee Jr., 51, of Dunnellon, at 9:42 a.m. Nov. 22 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. No bond. Meria Nichols, 28, of Homosassa, at 3:51 a.m. Nov. 23 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. No bond. Kyle Nelson, 20, of Inverness, at 7:23 a.m. Nov. 23 on a felony charge of domestic battery by strangulation. No bond. Joshua Hoyt, 36, of Lecanto, at 3:27 p.m. Nov. 22 on misdemeanor charges of domestic battery and trespass in an unoccupied structure or conveyance. No bond. Kelby Purney, 25, of Dunnellon, at 9:12 p.m. Nov. 23 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. No bond. Teresa Montag, 20, of Inverness, at 9:25 p.m. Nov. 23 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. She also faces a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor charge of drug paraphernalia, and a misdemeanor failure to appear. Bond $6,500. Misty Oglesbee, 37, of Crystal River, at 3:40 a.m. Nov. 24 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. No bond.Other arrests George Reider, 56, at 11:01 a.m. Nov. 22 on felony charges of grand theft, and dealing in stolen property. According to his arrest affidavit, Reider is accused of stealing a boat motor then attempting to sell it to a local marina. Bond $7,000. Melissa Speckner, 38, of East Gobbler Drive, Floral City, at 11:02 a.m. Nov. 22 on felony charges of trafficking in stolen property, grand theft, and false verification of ownership to a pawnbroker. According to her arrest affidavit, Speckner is accused of stealing a 14 karat yellow gold ring with seven clear stones from a home where she was working, then pawning the ring for $375. She was released on her own recognizance. Jessica Flanagan, 36, of J. Kellner Boulevard, Beverly Hills, at 12:44 p.m. Nov. 22 on an active warrant for two misdemeanor counts of parental refusal to require a minor student to attend school. Bond $500. Kevin Ryan, 45, of Emery Street, Inverness, at 10:44 p.m. Nov. 22 on felony charges of possession with intent to sell a habit-forming drug, and tampering with evidence, along with misdemeanor charges of drug paraphernalia, and resisting an officer without violence. According to his arrest affidavit, Ryan is accused of trying to conceal possible contraband by throwing the container down a garbage disposal, destroying the container along with its contents. A hypodermic needle and three trazodone hydrochloride pills not prescribed to him were also discovered in his possession. The report stated Ryan was physically uncooperative during the arrest and had to be tasered multiple times. Bond $3,500. Vincent Pacifico Jr., 32, of West Turkeyneck Court, Homosassa, at 4:31 p.m. Nov. 22 on two counts of felony grand theft and a misdemeanor charge of petit theft. According to his arrest affidavit, Pacifico is accused of stealing two kayaks valued at $1,500, a seven speed bicycle valued at $178, and two three wheel bicycles, valued at $425. Bond $4,500. Pamela Dellich, 42, of East Sandpiper Drive, Inverness, at 7:19 p.m. Nov. 22 on felony charges of possession of a controlled substance, and obtaining a controlled substance by fraud or deception. According to her arrest affidavit, Dellich is accused of calling in a false prescription to the Publix Pharmacy. When deputies arrived at the pharmacy to arrest her, they found one and a half tablets of un-prescribed Dilaudid in her purse. Bond $10,000. Terrance Boone, 46, of Northwest 7 Street, Ocala, at 8:51 p.m. Nov. 22 on a felony charge of grand theft. According to his arrest affidavit, Boone is accused of shoplifting five irons, two glass bakeware sets and one piece of cast iron bakeware, valued at $859.95, from the Belks in Crystal River. Bond $2,000. Daniel Garber, 24, of West Regan Street, Inverness, at 12:32 a.m. Nov. 23 on an active Michigan warrant for being a fugitive of justice for an original charge of cultivation of marijuana. Bond was denied. Michael Wetzel, 28, of South Jackson Street, Beverly Hills, at 12:19 p.m. Nov. 23 on an active warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from an original charge of possession of methamphetamine. Bond was denied. Falynn Arslan, 26, of East Pike Drive, Inverness, at 1:37 p.m. Nov. 23 on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance and a misdemeanor charge of retail petit theft. According to her arrest affidavit, Arslan is accused of shoplifting multiple ladies purses and wallets, valued at $229.91, from both of the Bealls Outlets in Inverness. The deputy also found three unprescribed methadone (10 milligram) pills in her possession. Bond $5,250. Jeremy Sharrone, 21, of South Istachatta Road, Floral City, at 4:51 p.m. Nov. 23 on an active warrant for felony grand theft. Bond $2,000. Lawrence Roddenberry, 38, of East Evelyn Street, Hernando, at 9:25 p.m. Nov. 23 on an active warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from an original charge of possession with intent to sell methamphetamine. Bond was denied. Robert Ringo, 60, of North Blackwater Creek, Crystal River, at 12:58 a.m. Nov. 24 on a misdemeanor charge of trespassing after warning. According to his arrest affidavit, Ringo is accused of returning to the Island Trading Post in Ozello after being trespassed from the site. Bond $500. Jeremy Blydenburgh, 32, of North Lazy Trail, Crystal River, at 1:57 a.m. Nov. 24 on three felony counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. According to his arrest affidavit, two rounds of ammunition and an electric weapon were found in his vehicle following a traffic stop. Bond $30,000. Scott Marshal, 35, of Wake Robin Drive, Brooksville, at 10:16 a.m. Nov. 24 on a misdemeanor charge of battery. According to his arrest affidavit, Marshal is accused of getting into a physical altercation with a female occupant of his vehicle over a pack of cigarettes. Bond $500. Citrus County Sheriffs OfficeBurglaries A vehicle burglary was reported at 7:24 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, in the 1100 block of S.E. Second St., Crystal River. A commercial burglary was reported at 8:25 a.m. Nov. 22 in the 6900 block of W. Homosassa Trail, Homosassa. A commercial burglary was reported at 8:35 a.m. Nov. 22 in the 6200 block of W. Corporate Oaks Drive, Crystal River. A residential burglary was reported at 1:55 p.m. Nov. 22 in the 2400 block of N. Junglecamp Road, Inverness. A residential burglary was reported at 4:18 p.m. Nov. 22 in the 80 block of S. Jackson St., Beverly Hills. A vehicle burglary was reported at 9:07 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, in the 2900 block of Reagan St., Inverness. A residential burglary was reported at 5:10 p.m. Nov. 23 in the 2100 block of N. Gaston Terrace, Lecanto. A vehicle burglary was reported at 7:14 p.m. Nov. 23 in the 2000 block of W. Gardenia Drive, Dunnellon. A vehicle burglary was reported at 10:42 p.m. Nov. 23 in the 1200 block of S. Pinellas Point, Inverness. A vehicle burglary was reported at 2:31 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, in the 7700 block of N. Darby Drive, Dunnellon. A residential burglary was reported at 11:20 p.m. Nov. 24 in the 5400 block of W. Corinas Court, Homosassa.Thefts An auto theft was reported at 9:03 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, in the 10200 block of E. Pike Drive, Inverness. A petit theft was reported at 9:04 a.m. Nov. 22 in the 6000 block of W. Minuteman St., Homosassa. A petit theft was reported at 11:33 a.m. Nov. 22 in the 6700 block of S. Rhoder Point, Lecanto. A petit theft was reported at 12:21 p.m. Nov. 22 in the 1600 block of S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. A grand theft was reported at 2:56 p.m. Nov. 22 in the 1200 block of S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. A grand theft was reported at 7:48 p.m. Nov. 22 in the 1800 block of N.W. U.S. 19, Crystal River. A petit theft was reported at 9:29 p.m. Nov. 22 in the 6100 block of E. Banner Lane, Inverness. An auto theft was reported at 2:57 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, in the area of N. Maple Terrace and E. Millwood Lane, Hernando. A grand theft was reported at 8 a.m. Nov. 23 in the 6500 block of W. Rich St., Crystal River. A petit theft was reported at 12:40 p.m. Nov. 23 in the 1400 block of N. U.S. 41, Inverness. A grand theft was reported at 5:06 p.m. Nov. 23 in the 4400 block of W. Lonely Court, Dunnellon. A petit theft was reported at 8:04 p.m. Nov. 23 in the 1900 block of N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. A grand theft was reported at 3:29 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, in the 400 block of N. Turkey Pine Loop, Lecanto. An auto theft was reported at 11:06 p.m. Nov. 24 in the 6600 block of E. Malverne St., Inverness.Vandalisms A vandalism was reported at 2:22 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, in the 4700 block of N. Apache Trail, Hernando. A vandalism was reported at 11:54 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, in the 4300 block of E. Trail 10, Inverness. LOCALCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, NOVEMBER26, 2013 A7 000FU7R 24-Hr. Emergency Service Available! Owners: Rick St. Clair & Travis Carroll RESIDENTIAL SERVICES: Septic Tanks Pumped & Inspected Aerobic Systems Residential Sewer Maintenance Pump Grease Traps Real Estate Certifications COMMERCIAL SERVICES: Lift Station Cleaning Sanitary & Storm Sewer Jet Pressure Cleaning Sludge Hauling 11 Central FL Counties Get Ready For The Holidays! HIGHEST QUALITY AND BEST SERVICE IN THE INDUSTRY! 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Associated PressWASHINGTON Despite the poisonous environment in Congress, chances are improving for a smallscale budget deal next month that would ease automatic spending decreases that threaten to cut more deeply into domestic programs and military priorities in 2014. Neither party will get its biggest priority for Democrats, higher taxes; for Republicans, slowing the exploding cost of retirement programs. But a mutual desire to avert another government shutdown sets the stage for splitting the $91 billion difference between what Senate Democrats and House Republicans want to spend next year on operating budgets of the Pentagon and domestic agencies. Any deal reached by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, RWis., and his counterpart in the Senate, Patty Murray, could still be rejected by their colleagues. But both profess optimism while working hard to minimize potentially damaging leaks that could derail their efforts. Murray, D-Wash., plans to return to the Capitol the week after Thanksgiving to continue behind-closeddoor negotiations even though the Senate will remain on recess. Hopefully, we can finish, but well see, Murray said as she left the Capitol last week. I can just say were working really hard to get an agreement. Democratic and GOP aides familiar with the talks report progress but say there is no agreement yet. The aides spoke on condition of anonymity because they arent authorized to talk publicly about the negotiations. Both Ryan, the 2012 GOP nominee for vice president, and Murray were members of earlier deficit panels that failed to strike large-scale budget deals. This time, theyve set their sights considerably lower: a package of deficit savings sufficient to pay for restoring some but not all of the automatic spending cuts triggered by the inability of Congress and the president to follow up on a 2011 deficit-shaving accord. The automatic cuts known as sequestration require $109 billion in spending cuts every year through fiscal 2021 compared with limits set by the 2011 deal. About $90 billion of those cuts would come from agency budgets set by annual spending bills; the rest comes from cuts to a handful of so-called mandatory programs, including a 2 percent cut in Medicare reimbursements to health care providers. Those Medicare cuts are likely to remain in place. Ryan and Murray appear to be focusing on proposals left over from Murrays days as co-chairman of the failed 2011 deficit supercommittee and earlier efforts by Vice President Joe Biden. Those measures include requiring federal workers to contribute more for their pensions, new security fees on air travel, and higher premiums on companies whose pension plans are insured by the government. Republicans are holding firm against using money from closing tax loopholes as part of the agreement. New tax revenue from closing loopholes should instead be used to lower tax rates, they say. Democrats have taken curbs in Social Security cost-of-living increases and higher Medicare premiums on upper-income beneficiaries off the table. Instead, Democrats want to claim savings from repealing much-criticized direct payments that the government makes to farmers whether or not they plant a crop. House Speaker John Boehner, ROhio, objects to including any savings from ending that farm subsidy as part of the budget deal. Ryan has told other Republicans that he thinks Murray will relent on taxes. Shell likely want something in return. Democrats, for instance, have mounted a holiday season campaign to spend $25 billion to extend jobless benefits averaging less than $300 a month to the long-term unemployed. Benefits for 1.3 million people expire at the end of December. Those longterm jobless benefits once added up to 73 weeks in federal benefits to the 26 weeks of state benefits for a maximum of 99 weeks. Now, 73 weeks is the maximum allowed, with the nationwide average of 54 weeks. Aides to Murray and Ryan wont go into details, but their playbook of options is heavily drawn from a roster of so-called non-health mandatory spending that was negotiated at length during the supercommittee talks and an earlier 2011 round of talks led by Vice President Joe Biden and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va. RaceTrac provides competitive fuel prices and we strive to offer our guests the best value among our local competition, RaceTrac spokeswoman Ashleigh Collins said. Our fuel prices are largely driven by competitor pricing in the local market and we constantly survey our local competition to determine store-specific pricing.Thanksgiving travelBrady said that nationwide, Thanksgiving travel is expected to be down slightly from last year. She said it is not be attributed too much to gas prices, but a lack of consumer confidence and uncertainly, a holdover from the government shutdown. According to AAA, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving will be the busiest single day of travel with 37 percent of travelers departing. The majority plan to return home on Sunday, Dec. 1. Thanksgiving travel hit a four-year peak last year after recession-related declines in 2008 and 2009. favor of Tampa General Hospital, which was the first choice for many foundation members. The foundation could do that if it wins the Supreme Court case, he said. This is your leverage against us? foundation chairwoman Sandy Chadwick asked. Yes maam, Grant replied. Beaty said the foundation is committed to HCA. Were not a bunch of liars here, he said. Stillwell said that, conversely, if the CCHB wins it could keep alive lawsuits against individual foundation members and provide no funding for their defense. Stillwell suggested both boards agree that whoever wins the Supreme Court case will not interfere with the HCA process or resurrect dormant lawsuits. Time for agreeing to a non-binding letter of intent with HCA is of the essence. The CCHB transaction attorney has repeatedly warned board members not to delay signing the letter, and hospital chief financial officer Mark Williams said holders of Citrus Memorials $45million in bonds have indicated they want to see movement on the transaction or the hospital faces potential default. The CCHB has said it will release $2million to the hospital once the final letter of intent is signed. The two boards have a joint meeting Dec.16 where they are expected to hash out the details. While some foundation members said they didnt want to wait until the transaction closing to end the lawsuits, others said the public has grown weary of the debate. The trust by the people in Citrus County is zero for both boards, foundation director Dr. Venugopala Reddy said. Director Dr. Carlton Fairbanks said he would be willing to give CCHB benefit of the doubt. Its time one side simply takes the other side at its word, he said. Im willing to blink to move this forward.Contact Chronicle reporter Mike Wright at 352563-3228 or mwright New England. Up to 9 inches could blanket northern parts of West Virginia, where the National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning from Tuesday morning through Wednesday afternoon. Jeff Smidt is traveling Wednesday from his home in Toronto to visit his family in Andover, Mass., just outside Boston. My understanding is that Im traveling at like the worst time ever, he said. Smidt tried to get on an earlier flight but JetBlue told him it isnt waiving any change fees yet. Im just hoping I also dont become a statistic during the holiday weekend, he said. Worst comes to worst, it will be an eight-hour trek down Interstate 90. Ninety percent of travelers this week will drive, according to AAA, and an estimated 38.9 million people 1.6 percent fewer than last year are expected to drive 50 miles or more from their home. Gas is about 15 cents cheaper than last year, AAA said Monday, with a gallon of regular selling for $3.28. The car-lobbying group and travel agency says Wednesday will be the busiest travel day, a forecast based on a formula that factors in consumer confidence, stock market performance, unemployment and a survey of 418 people that has a 6 percent margin of error. Air travel will be busier and more expensive than usual this Thanksgiving. This holiday will likely see the most air travelers since 2007, according to Airlines for America, the industrys trade and lobbying group, with the busiest day being Sunday, an estimated 2.56 million passengers. Wednesday is expected to be the secondbusiest with 2.42 million passengers. The average domestic airfare is up 9.5 percent from last Thanksgiving to $313, according to the Airlines Reporting Corp., which processes tickets sold online and by traditional travel agencies. Meanwhile, Amtrak prices in September the most recent month for which data is available were up more than 4 percent from last year. Adding to the usual stress of holiday travel, though, is the weather thats ahead for much of the country. Already, the storm system dropped several inches of snow last week in New Mexico, Arizona, Oklahoma and West Texas. In Arkansas, state police reported that a Franklin woman was killed Monday morning when she lost control of her car on an icy bridge over the Strawberry River in the northcentral part of the state. Her car collided head-on with an oncoming vehicle, police said. Some of the worst weather was expected in the Ouachita Mountains of western Arkansas but most of the region saw only sporadic ice and very cold temperatures. 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Associated PressWASHINGTON The United States is spewing 50 percent more methane a potent heat-trapping gas than the federal government estimates, a new comprehensive scientific study says. Much of it is coming from just three states: Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas. That means methane may be a bigger global warming issue than thought, scientists say. Methane is 21 times more potent at trapping heat than carbon dioxide, the most abundant global warming gas, although it doesnt stay in the air as long. Much of that extra methane, also called natural gas, seems to be coming from livestock, including manure, belches and flatulence, as well as leaks from refining and drilling for oil and gas, the study says. It was published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. The study estimates that in 2008, the U.S. poured 49 million tons of methane into the air. That means U.S. methane emissions trapped about as much heat as all the carbon dioxide pollution coming from cars, trucks and planes in the country in six months. Thats more than the 32 million tons estimated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Administration or the nearly 29 million tons reckoned by the European Commission. Something is very much off in the inventories, said study co-author Anna Michalak, an Earth scientist at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Stanford, Calif. The total U.S. impact on the worlds energy budget is different than we thought, and its worse. EPA spokeswoman Alisha Johnson said her agency hasnt had time to go through the study yet, but hopes it will help refine our estimates going forward. While the world has a good handle on how much carbon dioxide is pumped into the air, scientists have been more baffled by methane emissions. They have had to use computer models to estimate how much methane is going into that air. This study, however, was based on nearly 13,000 measurements from airplane flights and tall towers, the most used in any such research.NATIONCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, NOVEMBER26, 2013 A9 000GPYR 000GPY2 Supreme Court weighs new health law dispute Associated PressWASHINGTON President Barack Obamas health care law is headed for a new Supreme Court showdown over companies religious objections to the laws birth-control mandate. Amid the troubled rollout of the health law, and 17 months after the justices upheld it, the Obama administration is defending a provision that requires most employers that offer health insurance to their workers to provide a range of preventive health benefits, including contraception. Roughly 40 for-profit companies have sued, arguing they should not be forced to cover some or all forms of birth control because doing so would violate their religious beliefs. Both sides want the justices to settle an issue that has divided lower courts. The high court could announce its decision whether to take up the topic as early as Tuesday, following its closed-door meeting. Arguments probably would take place in late March with a decision expected in late June. The key issue is whether profit-making corporations can assert religious beliefs under the 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Nearly four years ago, the justices expanded the concept of corporate personhood, saying in the Citizens United case that corporations have the right to participate in the political process the same way that individuals do. The administration wants the court to hear its appeal of the Denver-based federal appeals court ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby, an Oklahoma City-based arts and crafts chain that calls itself a biblically founded business and is closed on Sundays. Founded in 1972, the company now operates more than 500 stores in 41 states and employs more than 13,000 full-time employees who are eligible for health insurance. The Green family, Hobby Lobbys owners, also owns the Mardel Christian bookstore chain. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said corporations can be protected by the 1993 law in the same manner as individuals, and that the contraceptive-coverage requirement substantially burdens Hobby Lobby and Mardels rights under the law. In its Supreme Court brief, the administration said the appeals court ruling was wrong and, if allowed to stand would make the law a sword used to deny employees of for-profit commercial enterprises the benefits and protections of generally applicable laws. In two other cases, courts ruled for the administration. Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp., a Pennsylvania company that employs 950 people in making wood cabinets, is owned by a Mennonite family. Autocam Corp. is a Michigan-based maker of auto parts and medical devices that employs more than 650 people in the U.S. The companies that have sued over the mandate have objections to different forms of birth control. Conestoga Wood objects to the coverage of Plan B and Ella, two emergency contraceptives that work mostly by preventing ovulation. The FDA says on its website that Plan B may also work by preventing fertilization of an egg ... or by preventing attachment (implanta tion) to the womb (uterus), while Ella also may work by changing of the lining of the uterus so as to prevent implantation. Hobby Lobby objects to those two forms of contraception as well as two types of intrauterine devices (IUDs). Its owners say they believe life begins at conception, and they oppose only birth control methods that can prevent implantation of a fertilized egg in the uterus, but not other forms of contraception. Autocam doesnt want to pay for any contraception for its employees because of its owners Roman Catholic beliefs. Physicians for Reproductive Health, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and other medical groups tell the court that the scientific and legal definition of a pregnancy begins with implantation, not fertilization. Contraceptives that prevent fertilization from occurring, or even prevent implantation, do not cause abortion regardless of an individuals personal or religious beliefs or mores, the groups said. Associated PressCustomers are shown May 22 at a Hobby Lobby store in Denver. President Barack Obamas health care law is headed for a new SupremeCourt showdown over companies religious objections to the laws birth-control mandate. Study: US spewing 50 pct more methane than EPA says


Associated PressJACKSONVILLE There are three growlers perched above the tap handles at Intuition Ale Works. One of the beer jugs holds 32 ounces, another 64, and the largest 128. Two of them can be sold lawfully in Florida; the third has a handwritten sign saying Legalize it as it sits on display at the brewery. And its probably not the one youd guess. Customers can have as many of the largest containers, with a full gallon, or the smallest jugs, with a quart, filled as they please. Its the half-gallon growler a 64-ounce container thats popular from coast to coast thats illegal, thanks to Floridas history of odd bottle laws. Its such a stupid law, said Ben Davis, owner of Intuition Ale Works. You can come in here and buy a gallon, you can buy a quart, you can buy two quarts, but I cant sell you a half-gallon. And its the industry standard. You go to Colorado, you go to a brewery there and say Hey, I want a growler of X beer, they dont ask you, Hey! Do you want it in a quart or do you want it in a gallon? After several years of trying, the next legislative session could be the one that sees containers made legal, joining 47 other states that allow half-gallon growlers. That is, if the jugs dont get tangled up in more complicated issues surrounding Floridas fast-growing craft beer industry. Florida now restricts beer sales to containers of 32 ounces or less, or 128 ounces or more but nothing in between. Last spring a bill that would have legalized the half-gallon growlers died when Rep. Debbie Mayfield refused to bring it up for a vote in the House Business and Professional Regulation Subcommittee, which she chairs. Its not that she has a problem with growlers, she said, but rather she wants to address the craft beer industry as a whole in an effort to help it grow. Brewers would absolutely like to see some changes in distribution laws. For example, a brewery cannot sell beer wholesale directly to a retailer it has to go through a distributor. If a guy across the street wants a keg of your beer, is it really rational for (a distributor) to have to pick up the beer, drive it to a facility thats bonded 100 miles away and then bring it back over to move it six feet? It doesnt make a lot of sense, said Josh Aubuchon, executive director of the Florida Brewers Guild. Associated PressNEW YORK So long, dingy sweatpants. Workout clothes for women, once relegated to the back of the closet, are moving to the front of the fashion scene. Yoga pants are the new jeans, neon sports bras have become the it accessory and long athletic socks are hipper than high heels. Ive actually had more excitement buying workout gear than normal jeans and dresses, said Amanda Kleinhenz, 27, who wears workout gear both in and outside of the gym in Cleveland. I want to look good. Blame it on the push by many Americans toward a more active lifestyle. Or call it an extension of the nations fascination with fashion. Either way, these days jogging suits are just as likely to be seen on a runway in New York as a treadmill in Texas. In fact, sales of workout gear are growing faster than sales of everyday clothing by a lot. Spending on workout clothes jumped 7percent to $31.6billion during the 12-month period that ended in August from the same period a year ago. That compares with a 1percent rise in spending for other clothing to about $169.2billion. But these arent cheap cotton T-shirts and spandex jumpsuits. Top designers like Calvin Klein, Stella McCartney and Alexander Wang all rolled out fitness chic clothing lines, with everything from $50 leggings to $125 zip-front hoodies and $225 long john sweatpants. And big nationwide retailers like Gap, Forever 21, Victoria Secret and Macys have fitness lines, too. Active has become an important part of what customers are wearing, said Karen Hoguet, chief financial officer at Macys, which is expanding its active wear label to 400 stores from 160. Sometimes its for athletic endeavors. Sometimes its just to run errands. This is the latest evolution in fitness fashion. Sweatpants and tees were the hallmark of athletic clothing for decades. That changed with the invention of spandex in 1959, then again with the aerobics craze of the 1980s when tights, leotards, legwarmers and nylon track suits became popular. Athletic gear giants like Nike, Reebok and Adidas were popular for years as synthetic material like Gore Tex and Lyrcra gained popularity because of their performance qualities. Then, in the late 1990s, it became cool to wear workout clothes everywhere after the Lululemon athletic chain opened and gained a loyal following of fitness enthusiasts willing to shell out $100 for yoga pants. Annie Georgia Greenberg, a New York editor for style blog Refinery29, said she noticed the trend at the New York Fashion week in September as more people were choosing shoes like the neon Nike Free Flyknit over designer pumps. Greenberg herself paired a Golds Gym T-shirt and Adidas Samba sneakers with a two-piece bejeweled suit something she wouldnt have done a couple of years ago. It is almost cooler to be comfortable and athletic and feel like yourself than to be overly glam, Greenberg said. Fitness chic also sends a message to others that you are living a healthy lifestyle, said Noreen Naroo, senior creative director for apparel at fitness brand Under Armour. Recently, Naroo did a mile run at her daughters elementary school with leggings, a sports bra, t-shirt and sneakers. She changed from her sneakers into boots to go to work. This is exactly what women are doing running between work and play, Naroo said. Fit chic: Gym clothes become fashionable Associated PressWorkout clothes, long relegated to the far end of the closet, are fast becoming a basic wardrobe staple such as these sweat socks and shorts by Reebok. Everything from neon bras to CrossFit knee socks are becoming hip to wear outside the gym. Spending on activewear is outpacing general spending on clothing: the figure jumped 7percent between 2013 and 2012 to $31.61billion, while total clothing spending rose just 2percent to $200.78billion.A10TUESDAY, NOVEMBER26, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEBUSINESS 000GONK 352-621-7700 HOME SERVICES Illuminate the holidays with beautiful holiday lighting from Bush Home Services. We offer high end lighting options that we will design, install, take down, and store for you until next year! All projects are completely customized to fit YOUR design needs. Call us today for a free consultation! 000GOD8 3850 E. Gulf to Lake Hwy., Inverness 352-344-2394 Dont let your scalp suffer. Our customized, essential oil scalp treatments will keep your scalp healthy and clear. Healthy Scalp, Healthy Hair. FREE GIFT with scalp treatment. Ask about our Loyalty Points Program With Select Services Associated PressAdam Rudell, of St. Petersburg, Fla., sits March 29 with two gallon-sized jugs of beer, known among beer enthusiasts as growlers, at the Swamp Head Brewery in Gainesville. A fight to legalize half-gallon growlers is now leading to a look at Floridas craft beer industry as a whole. Florida now restricts beer sales to containers of 32 ounces or less, or 128 ounces or more but nothing in between. Fla. craft brewers want update to beer rules Current laws ban growler containers


J.C. Penney CEO invests $1M in company stockPLANO, Texas J.C. Penney CEO Mike Ullman seems confident the slumping retailer will bounce back during the holiday shopping season. Ullman showed his faith by buying 112,000 shares at $8.95 apiece at the end of last week. The $1 million investment disclosed Monday comes as Ullman tries to snap Penney out of a funk that has seen the Plano, Texas, company lose more than $2.4 billion since late 2011. The financial misery prompted Penny to fire Ron Johnson in April and bring back Ullman for a second stint as its CEO. Since his return, Ullman has been restoring more of the sales promotions that Johnson, a former executive at Target Inc. and Apple Inc., had eliminated. The strategy has yielded some modest progress so far. In October, Penney reported that its monthly sales at its stores open for at least year a key measure of a retailers health had risen by 0.9 percent, the first year-over-year increase since December 2011. That still wasnt enough to spare J.C. Penney Co. from a loss of $489 million in its most recent quarter ending Nov. 2. Penneys woes have caused the companys stock to plunge by 53 percent so far this year. The shares closed with a gain of almost 4 percent to $9.19 Monday, up from a 52-week low of $6.24 reached last month. Things are so bad that the retailer is being booted from the S&P 500 index after the stock market closes Friday.GE eyes fix for engine icing on 787s, 747-8sGeneral Electric said on Monday that it is close to a solution for engines that are losing power for a few seconds after ingesting ice chunks as big as a half-gallon. The problem came to light over the weekend after Japan Airlines said it will stop using its new Boeing Co. 787s on some routes. The problem has surfaced on about 400 GE engines used on some 787s and all Boeing 747-8s. GE said it knows of six incidents since April where those engines lost thrust because of icing. The problem is that in some weather conditions, the engines take in ice crystals which then thaw and refreeze. Those ice chunks can grow to two to four pounds and eventually come loose and get sucked into the engines core. GE said the engines lost power for around five seconds each time. If you were in the plane you wouldnt even notice it, GE spokesman Rick Kennedy said. The planes owners noticed. The ice chunks damaged at least one engine on a 747-8 freighter, Kennedy said, but all quickly regained power and the planes were able to land at their planned airport. Boeing has told airlines not to fly the planes within 50 nautical miles of the kinds of storms that can lead to the ice chunks. On Monday, the Federal Aviation Administration said it will issue a directive later this week to make sure pilots avoid the conditions as well.Southwest boosting fee for pets that flyDALLAS Itll soon cost more to bring your pet with you when you fly on Southwest Airlines. The airline is citing higher costs in raising its pet fee to $95 per flight from $75 beginning with flights on Jan. 15. Southwest Airlines Co. lets passengers bring a vaccinated dog or cat that fits in a carrier that goes under an airline seat. Pets are taken on a first-come basis, up to six per flight. Southwest, which began carrying pets in 2009, charges less for the service than many other U.S. carriers. United, Delta, American and US Airways all charge $125 each way, while JetBlue and Alaska charge $100.FDA overturns safety limits on diabetes drugWASHINGTON The Food and Drug Administration is lifting severe safety restrictions on the former blockbuster diabetes pill Avandia, citing recent data suggesting that the much-debated medication does not increase the risk of heart attack. The repeal means patients will no longer have to enroll in a special registry to be eligible to receive the drug. Additionally, the drug will be available at most pharmacies, whereas it was previously limited to certain registered pharmacies. Those safety restrictions and others were put in place in 2010, severely curbing U.S. prescriptions for the GlaxoSmithKline drug. Mondays ruling is a belated victory for the British drugmaker, which has spent more than a half-decade defending the safety of Avandia, once the best-selling diabetes drug in the world. Sales began plummeting in 2007 after researchers first raised questions about possible links to heart attacks.BUSINESSCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, NOVEMBER26, 2013 A11 Money&MarketsAclick of the wrist gets you more at 1,520 1,600 1,680 1,760 1,840 MN JJASO 1,760 1,800 1,840 S&P 500Close: 1,802.48 Change: -2.28 (-0.1%) 10 DAYS 14,400 14,800 15,200 15,600 16,000 16,400 MN JJASO 15,640 15,880 16,120 Dow Jones industrialsClose: 16,072.54 Change: 7.77 (flat) 10 DAYSAdvanced1363 Declined1700 New Highs249 New Lows62 Vol. (in mil.)2,937 Pvs. Volume2,985 1,734 1,672 1332 1236 284 35 NYSE NASD DOW 16109.6316055.4616072.54+7.77+0.05%+22.65% DOW Trans.7231.007199.107217.86+18.49+0.26%+36.01% DOW Util.496.85493.83493.88-1.43-0.29%+9.00% NYSE Comp.10212.8810166.3510176.19-29.53-0.29%+20.52% NASDAQ4007.093987.163994.57+2.92+0.07%+32.29% S&P5001808.101800.581802.48-2.28-0.13%+26.38% S&P4001310.991303.591305.78-3.03-0.23%+27.96% Wilshire 500019188.9819105.9519126.02-25.30-0.13%+27.55% Russell 20001128.521123.101124.72-0.20-0.02%+32.42% HIGH LOW CLOSE CHG. %CHG. YTD StocksRecap AK Steel Hold AKS2.7605.49 5.24+.05 +1.0sss+13.9+37.3dd... AT&T Inc T32.76539.00 35.37-.05 -0.1tts+4.9+10.0261.80 Ametek Inc AME36.36662.05 49.44-.31 -0.6tss+31.6+36.1250.24 Anheuser-Busch InBev BUD83.949105.48 102.40-.96 -0.9tts+17.1+24.53.03e Bank of America BAC9.38015.79 15.81+.17 +1.1sss+36.2+60.4210.04 Capital City Bank CCBG10.12713.08 12.19+.01 +0.1srs+7.2+16.141... CenturyLink Inc CTL30.60142.01 30.70+.03 +0.1stt-21.5-11.3dd2.16 Citigroup C34.04053.56 53.29+.88 +1.7sss+34.7+46.6130.04 Commnwlth REIT CWH14.54926.38 24.35+.18 +0.7sts+53.7+73.6cc1.00 Disney DIS47.84070.33 69.74-.46 -0.7tss+40.1+45.7200.75f Duke Energy DUK60.32875.46 70.99-.14 -0.2tts+11.3+22.8213.12 EPR Properties EPR43.94561.18 50.97-.08 -0.2tts+10.5+21.8203.16 Exxon Mobil Corp XOM84.70096.00 95.09+.08 +0.1sss+9.9+10.7102.52 Ford Motor F10.97918.02 16.94-.07 -0.4tts+30.8+59.4130.40 Gen Electric GE20.26927.50 26.73-.35 -1.3tss+27.3+34.6200.76 HCAHoldings Inc HCA29.86849.52 44.35-.41 -0.9tts+47.0+49.1144.50e Hlth Mgmt Asc HMA7.25617.28 13.09... ...rss+40.5+60.6cc... Home Depot HD60.21982.27 79.75+.57 +0.7sss+28.9+25.8221.56 Intel Corp INTC19.42725.98 23.75-.12 -0.5tts+15.2+27.9130.90 IBM IBM172.572215.90 178.94-2.36 -1.3tst-6.6-2.8123.80 LKQ Corporation LKQ20.09934.07 32.45-.61 -1.8tts+53.8+52.333... 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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 iPhone maker buys PrimeSense, which makes chips used in three-dimensional sensing products like Microsofts Xbox Kinect. The worlds biggest retailer announced a CEO switch, with Doug McMillon taking over for Mike Duke, who steps down on Feb. 1. The company is warning of possible engine icing problems on some of its new planes and urged caution near thunderstorms. The dialysis services provider said that Medicare reimbursement rates wont be as bad next year as many people had expected. Goldman Sachs sees high-margin growth for business the aluminum maker supplies and issues a buy rating for the stock. Stock indexes closed nearly flat Monday, but only after the Nasdaq composite index climbed above the 4,000 level for the first time since 2000. The S&P 500 was little changed after drops by energy stocks offset gains for health care stocks. 7 8 9 $10 N SO AlcoaAA Close: $9.59 0.35 or 3.8% $7.63$9.97 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 41.8m (1.5x avg.) $10.26 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 36.9 1.3% 50 55 60 $65 N SO DaVita HealthCareDVA Close: $61.55 5.01 or 8.9% $52.23$65.67 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 9.4m (5.5x avg.) $13.09 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 23.1 ... 100 120 $140 N SO BoeingBA Close: $133.00 -2.97 or -2.2% $72.68 $142.00 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 7.2m (1.6x avg.) $99.94 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 23.6 1.5% 70 75 80 $85 N SO Wal-MartWMT Close: $80.43 0.62 or 0.8% $67.37$80.57 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 5.7m (0.9x avg.) $260.92 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 15.2 2.3% 450 500 $550 N SO AppleAAPL Close: $523.74 3.94 or 0.8% $ 385.10 $594.59 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 8.2m (0.7x avg.) $471.23 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 13.2 2.3% The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.73 percent Monday. 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Interestrates 000GPQ9 Associated PressNEW YORK The stock market paused Monday, ending on a mixed note, after a string of records in recent weeks. Investors had little company-specific news to digest and trading was light ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday later this week. Still, the market was hit with broader geopolitical news. The U.S. and other world powers reached a deal Sunday to limit Irans nuclear program, an event that dragged down oil prices and energy stocks. The slow day represented a lull in the markets strong run-up. Stocks have soared this year as a combination of solid corporate earnings, a strengthening economy and easy-money policies from the Federal Reserve have drawn investors to stocks. Stocks have also gained because they offer an attractive alternative to bonds, where interest rates remain close to alltime lows. The Dow Jones industrial average rose eight points, or 0.1 percent, to 16,072.54. The Standard & Poors 500 index fell 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,802.48. On Friday, the index closed above 1,800 for the first time Despite light trade, Monday did feature another market milestone. The Nasdaq rose as high as 4,007.09, a level it hasnt seen since Sept. 7, 2000, during the dotcom bubble. The index ended up 2.92 points, or 0.1 percent, at 3,994.57. The biggest drags on the S&P 500 were energy stocks. Sundays deal with Iran was the first significant progress in years to curtail that countrys nuclear ambitions. It could reduce the risk of conflict, improve trade and boost global oil supplies by making it easier for Iran to sell its crude onto the global market. That could increase global supply and push oil prices lower in the long-term. Oil fell 75 cents, or 0.8 percent, to $94.09. Energy companies Halliburton, Transocean and Schlumberger all fell 2 percent or more. Even with Mondays decline, S&P 500 has risen seven straight weeks and is up 26 percent in 2013, its best performance in 15 years. However, an increasing number of investors believe that stocks have run their course for 2013 and stocks are due for a pullback soon. I would like to see this market take a breather, said Jim Lauder, a fund manager for Wells Fargo Advantage Dow Jones Target Date Funds. While the Nasdaq is flirting with territory it hasnt seen in 13 years, the index is still down roughly 25 percent from its all-time high of 5,048.62 that it set on March 10, 2000. The index, although still technology heavy, is dominated by highly profitable companies like Apple, Google and Amazon. Trading was light Monday and is expected to remain limited all week. Stock and bond markets are closed Thursday in observance of the Thanksgiving. On Friday, the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq will close early. Approximately 2.98 billion shares traded hands Monday on the New York Stock Exchange, below the 3.35 billion that is typically traded on an average day. Lackluster day for stocks; results mixed BusinessBRIEFS From wire reports


OPINION Page A12TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2013 Good or bad?Is the decision to lease the hospital to Health Care of America (HCA) rather than sell it good or bad? If it is sold the board, foundation and commission would be out of the administration picture and HCA would own the hospital. This would be good! Sell the hospital there would not be any more lawsuits and the lawyers would be out of the picture. The $90 million would be distributed and the financial advisors could be selected, the money invested and the income from the investments spent as they were dedicated. This would be good and the HCA would run the hospital as they see fit and pay taxes accordingly. This would be very good for all of us. One thing I have not heard is how Inverness fits into the picture. All the talk is about the board, foundation and the county commissioners. What about Inverness? This is where the hospital is physically located. Do they have nothing to say in this decision? If the hospital were to be sold rather that leased would they not be able to collect some of the tax money that the HCA would pay? Why are they not included in the talks and the decision making process? It seems that the lease option would determine how the $90 million would be allocated, who would control it and what they would do with it. Would they spend it or invest it? The same board and foundation would be involved, right? Could we expect anything different than what we have right now? I dont think so! Now lets throw into the mix the county commission. They want into the decision-making process, more demands and more lawyers. Do we really want or need this? I visualize more demands, more arguments and more lawsuits. I dont think this is good for anyone, especially us. Please, change your minds and sell the hospital to HCA and be done with it. We do not need a threeor four-way decisionmaking process looking after the money. This would be nothing more than a catastrophe waiting to happen. What I really want is the board, foundation and the commission out of the picture. Why give them another chance to screw it up again and have the lawyers getting rich at our expense? Enough is enough. Kiss it goodbye and lets get on with business.Alfred E. Mason Crystal River Patricia Ann Millett spent 15 years as a Justice Department lawyer, seven of them under the second President Bush. She argued 32 cases before the Supreme Court, another 36 before appellate courts, and in 2004 she was given the departments Distinguished Service Award by a Republican attorney general. After President Obama nominated her for a seat on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals earlier this year, prominent conservative lawyers like Kenneth Starr endorsed her candidacy. At her Senate hearing, Ted Cruz praised her very fine professional credentials. But last month, Cruz and other Senate Republicans staged a filibuster that blocked her nomination. This is an outrage. Yes, politics have always infected judicial selections, and yes, Democrats have harassed plenty of Republican nominees over the years. But the rejection of Millett, and three other Obama nominees for the D.C. Circuit, goes far beyond the legitimate exercise of minority rights. Elections have consequences. And for all presidents, one of their most lasting legacies is their appointments to the federal courts. Obama won a second term last year, clearly and decisively. Yet in this critical area, Republicans are trying to deny the public will, to overturn the results of that election. Thats un-American and unprecedented. The D.C. Circuit is often called the second-most powerful court in the country. It adjudicates many consequential disputes between government and business, and four of the nine justices now serving on the Supreme Court came from its ranks. The real reason for the Republican rejection of Millett and the others is obvious. Right now the eight sitting members of the D.C. Circuit are evenly divided: four named by Republicans, four by Democrats. Three seats are open, and any additional judge would disturb the partisan balance. (Since five of the six senior judges, who still hear cases, were appointed by Republicans, conservatives actually have a working majority.) Republicans, of course, deny crass political motives. They are blocking Obamas nominees, they say, because the court is underworked and doesnt need more judges. Sen. Charles Grassley even accuses Obama of courtpacking, as if filling vacant seats is somehow illegitimate. This is simply a lie. It ranks with the GOP argument that they favor voter ID laws to prevent voter fraud. Thats a lie, too. In both cases, their motives are pure power politics and everyone knows it. If anyone is guilty of court-packing, its the Republicans. Or courtunpacking, to be precise, since theyre reducing the number of Democratic judges to obtain favorable rulings. Again, lets be clear. Democrats are not blameless. They have certainly helped inflame the judicial wars. But there is a difference. For one thing, Republicans are far more tenacious than the Democrats in blocking judicial nominees. Democrats have held the White House for 13 of the last 25 years and yet 15 of the last 19 judges approved for the D.C. Circuit were nominated by Republicans a huge imbalance. In addition, many of the Democratic targets were ideological warriors, lacking in judicial temperament or credentials. But Millett is completely qualified; even Cruz says so. So are the other rejected nominees. Robert Wilkins was approved unanimously by the Senate just three years ago for a district court post. Theres another point: Three of the four failed nominees are women, and one is an AfricanAmerican male. Republicans, who already suffer with female and minority voters, are taking a big risk by blocking them. Democrats are steaming, and rightly so. Some are talking about invoking the nuclear option: changing the Senate rules to ban filibusters on nominations. That would be a mistake. It would engulf the Congress in total partisan warfare. Congress favorable rating is down to single digits even Bashar Assad has better numbers but they could go even lower. And thats the last thing either party, or the country, needs right now. When a similar crisis gripped the Senate in 2005 fomented by Democratic filibusters against five of President Bushs judicial nominees a Gang of 14, seven pragmatists from each party, stepped in and brokered a deal. Three nominees were approved, two were shelved, and the 14 senators promised to avoid future filibusters in all but extraordinary circumstances. Thats a good standard thats obviously being trashed in the current Senate. And it wont be easy to revive. The center of the Senate continues to dwindle, and only five of those 14 dealmakers are left in office. A new gang needs to step forward and find a workable compromise. They need to save the Senate from itself. Again.Steve and Cokie Roberts can be contacted by email at When I hear a man applauded by the mob I always feel a pang of pity for him. All he has to do to be hissed is to live long enough.H.L. Mencken, 1880-1956 The Republican court-unpacking scheme CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE Founded by Albert M. Williamson You may differ with my choice, but not my right to choose. David S. Arthurs publisher emeritus EDITORIAL BOARDGerry Mulligan ....................................publisherMike Arnold ..............................................editorCharlie Brennan ........................managing editorCurt Ebitz ..................................citizen memberMac Harris ................................citizen memberRebecca Martin ..........................guest memberBrad Bautista ....................................copy chief TALLAHASSEE ON THE LINE County gets to bend the governors ear The governors come and gone, but for a day, at least, the county had his ear. Whether hell remember what he heard now that hes returned to Tallahassee well, we can hope. During his Nov. 15 visit, Gov. Rick Scott met with roughly 50 business leaders and government officials, saying little but hearing a lot: about the countys need for infrastructure, about the importance of natural resources to the area and about the need to protect those resources. Rather than meet with groups of stakeholders individually, Scott brought them together an approach we hope means they might also have heard each other. With the governor facing an election in 2014, theres no overlooking the political motives of the visit; but while here, Gov. Scott played businessman, not politician, keeping his ears open and sparing his audience any empty promises or boastful demagoguery. And while that meant he had few answers for those with questions, his one recurring answer was encouraging: Call me; Ill listen. Given that it was Scotts first official trip to the county in the more than 1,000 days since hes taken office, were not hanging our hopes on any special attention. Nevertheless, its nice to see Citrus make it onto the governors radar, and we hope its not the last time he lends an ear. THE ISSUE:Gov. Rick Scott makes stop in Citrus County.OUR OPINION:A brief but welcome visit. OPINIONS INVITED The opinions expressed in Chronicle editorials are the opinions of the newspapers editorial board.Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board. All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via email. Names and hometowns will be printed; phone numbers will not be published or given out.SEND LETTERS TO: The Editor, 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429. Or, fax to 352-563-3280, or email to .LETTERto the Editor Id pay for transplantMy heart was broken reading about the 8-year-old Inverness boy who needs a heart transplant, and the suffering mental and monetary that his family is going through. This is where the government should step in and pay all costs for his medical treatment. This kind of catastrophic illness should be underwritten by a national health plan that I am sure all citizens would cheerfully accept. ...Unfair treatmentIs there any attorney in Citrus County that can fight for mens rights? I am so tired of seeing men being ripped over the coals, paying exorbitant amounts of money for childcare, support payments and have to be under restrictions from their own children. Theyve been taken to the cleaners. ... Its a sad, sad thing going on for these men, and Im a woman saying this.Krieger has it rightI just read the letter in the paper (Nov. 17) from Roger Krieger and I wholly go along with everything he says. He is a former city manager and he says that it is fitting for a commissioner to ask questions and that is what we elect them to do. Every elected board member is representing the citizens and they have an obligation to each and every citizen. Meek on targetI loved what Commissioner Joe Meek had to say in Sundays Chronicle (Nov. 17). He gave so much good information. I had no idea how much good has been accomplished in our local government. I feel his energy by his wonderful, positive report. Nothing like the issues Scott Adams brings about in making others feel theyre going to hell in a hand basket. Way to go, Commissioner Meek.Park is just fineSundays (Nov. 17) editorial board tackled the question about Three Sisters as a state park. You go on to say all these groups banded together to buy it from developers so it wouldnt be developed. And then you go on talking about, well, it cant be open until its developed. I dont like this word developed. I went there once. It was an open house thing. It looked fine to me. You dont need paved roads because theyre flat. Theres no rocks in the roads. Leave it the way it is. Maybe Im being nave. Maybe way more people would go there than I would think. Thanks for helpFor the several bikers who participated in the toy collection: Wed like to thank the Hernando County Sheriff and FHP They offered us a safe ride. Happy holidays. That was the toy drive.Pave the streetsThis is Nov. 18 and I would just like to ask the county commissioners why are they jerry-rigging all the roads lately with just little patches here and patches there? And Ive had holes on my street in Beverly Hills and they dont care about them. They just do what they want to do. And here we are as taxpayers, paying, but they dont want to fill in the holes or they dont want to repave the streets like they really need to be done. Long Island SantaI live in Citrus Springs and I notice today on Nov. 18 there are no signs posting the Citrus Springs Christmas parade. Coming from Long Island, they used to always put Santa Claus on the fire truck and at night they would drive around the development. If theres going to be no parade this year because of lack of participation in the past years, how come they do not drive around the county or in the development of Citrus Springs with Santa Claus on it so the children can come out at night? Somebody please tell me why they do it in Long Island but not here. 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. SOUND OFFCALL563-0579 Cokie and Steven RobertsOTHER VOICES CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE


Flood insurance bill could be delayedThere has been quite a bit of concern by others and myself that there will be flood insurance rate hikes because of the National Flood Insurance Program/ Biggert Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act. I am concerned because I own property close to Kings Bay. I contacted the office of the Citrus County Building Director, Mr. Carl Jones, who explained Citrus County has a rating with the Federal Emergency Management Agency Community Rating System that allows an automatic insurance discount of 20 percent for all unincorporated areas of Citrus County, and that the Building Department is striving for a rating for a 25 percent discount. At the Lecanto government office, Jones arranged for me to be shown an aerial map of my property and I was told that my property would not be affected at all by the proposed rate hikes that it hypothetically would affect only properties very close to the water. Jones also explained that according to published reports some members of Congress are trying to delay the new legislation to fix the unintended consequences. Jones and his staff were a great help and so like a good neighbor just thought I would share the good news on flood insurance: Not to worry!Renee Christopher-McPheeters Crystal RiverFashion show raises $7,678The Trendy Runway Fashion Show held on Oct. 12 at the Citrus Hills Golf & Country Club was a huge success. A net profit of $7,678 raised from this event will benefit the Senior Foundation and Meals on Wheels. It was our privilege to work with the Citrus County Foundation and Meals on Wheels. Special thanks to: Pat Coles, Support Services Director, Amy Engelken, Community Services Director, Deborah Bloss, Administrative Assistant, Support Services. Thanks to: Dillards of Citrus Park, Tampa for providing the lovely fashions and Katherine Harrison for presenting the fashions. Celebrity Models: Dr. Tammy Barron, Anne Black, Neal Brennan, Pam Bunch, Amy Engelken, Susan Gill, Sherry Haimbaugh, Maggie Hypes, Brenda Kenney, Helen Littlejohn, Brenda Richards, Libby Wentzell. Escorts for Models: Christopher Haimbaugh and Craig Trippet. Sponsors: Gold, Family Life Care, Inc., Bronze, John C. Meyers, Sr. Locksmith, Virgillio Insurance Services. Donation: Pamela Rastello. Advertisers and Silent Auction donors: Crystal Aero Group, Pauline Thomson, Richs Florist, Olive Garden, Fat Daddys, Applebees, Yannis, AJs Caf, Shiano Pizza, Moschellos, Suncoast Diner, Dans Clam Stand, Sea Grass Waterfront, Natalias Pizza & Pasta, Chilis, Joan Mott, Mary Lou Rothenbohl, Lois Thomas, Walmart, Inverness, Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club, Rose Brecher, Pat Coles, HarleyDavidson, Heritage House, Linda LaMaire, Crystal River Firestone, Mr. Bs Car Wash, Birds Underwater, Inc, Linda Enlow, Mary Lee Johnson, Park Avenue, Caf Impressions, Family Life Care, INC, Ritzy Rags & Glitzy Jewels, Tea House 650 Caf, Jim Green Jewelers, Lucy Wines, Tom Sullivan, Exit Realty, Life Care Center, Fabulous Finds, Financial Sense People, Heavenly Treasures, John C. Meyers, Sr. Locksmith, Nail Art, Seafood Seller & Caf, Seniors Choice, Sew What by Debbie, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Towboat USA, Virgillio Insurance Services. Sally Smith-Adams outstanding piano playing added so much to the enjoyment of the show. Thanks Citrus County Chroniclefor the great publicity and four guests for attending the event. A committee of volunteers helped the show run smoothly: Thanks to Pat Coles, Deborah Bloss, Lucy Wines, Pat Sheridan, Joan Lieberman, Joan Mott, Bev Dildine, Jennie OConner, Marcie Patton, Alice Barley, Becky Nolan, Mary Lou Rothenbohl and Pauline Thomson. Thanks to Laura Lambert for her guidance and her staff for providing excellent service. Thanks to our 228 loyal attendees. Pat Graziano, ORS Home Care in Ocala, had the winning getaway ticket number 165 for the seven-day Dream Vacation to Anna Maria Island. We hope you have a wonderful vacation, Pat. Mary Lee Johnson, Lois Thomas co-chairsLease not best course of actionThe full page ad in the Chronicleon Nov. 10, by the Citrus County Hospital Board of Trustees, raises a question as to whether or not the proposed lease for the Citrus Memorial Hospital is the right prescription. I suggest its more of a prescription for a bad drug. Its not often that the citizens of a county can have an opportunity to comment on a proposed transaction, and it seems quite clear to me that the sale of the Citrus Memorial Hospital property should be a true sale and not a perpetuation of the lease-style transaction. I would like to think the buyer would be opposed to a lease style transaction given the past political problems and litigation. I can only see continuing litigation between the hospital as Tenant and the Owner. I am particularity offended by the quote from the ad that states that the lease can not be challenged in court. Are you kidding me? The lease will be another door to continue disputes and arguments that will not provide any greater or improvements to healthcare in Citrus County and can only financially benefit the respective law firms. I suggest that all who agree, contact State Sen. Charles Dean and Rep. Jimmie T. Smith, and request the legislation that created the Citrus County Hospital Board and imposed the Hospital Tax be repealed.Carl A. Bertoch Crystal RiverOPINIONCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, NOVEMBER26, 2013 A13 685 E. Gulf to Lake Hwy., Lecanto (1 Mile West of Lowes on Hwy, 44) 341-0813 000GKKG Visit Us Come See The Softest and Most Durable Carpet. Where Quality and Value Come Together MON.-FRI. 8:30-5, Sat. 9-4 Evenings By Appt. Licensed & Insured 2012 2012 2012 2012 FREE Upgraded Pad (8 Lb.) with purchase of Caress Shaw 000GG95 GET INFORMED. Informed seniors know where to go to have fun. Informed seniors use the Chronicle. Letters to theEDITOR


Associated PressBEIRUT Within 24 hours of an interim deal aimed at reining in Irans nuclear program, world powers raised hopes Monday for the first face-to-face talks to end the Syrian civil war as the United Nations called the warring parties to the table. But huge gaps remain. The opposition remains vague on whether it will even attend the Geneva conference called for Jan. 22, and both sides hold fundamentally different visions on the very basics, particularly the future role of President Bashar Assad. Nevertheless, Mondays announcement of a date for the talks after months of delay produced palpable hope that the precedent of successful nuclear negotiations with Iran might open new diplomatic channels that could help broker an end to the nearly 3-year-old civil war in Syria that has killed more than 100,000 people. The nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers was announced in Geneva on Sunday. Success in negotiations on a final accord could pave the way for normalization of ties between Iran and the West, reshaping the Mideast political map. As Assads staunchest ally, Iran has given him significant financial support and is believed to have sent military advisers, trained progovernment militiamen and directed one of its proxies, Lebanons Shiite Muslim Hezbollah, to fight alongside Assads troops. U.N. spokesman Martin Nesirky played down the possibility that the negotiations with Iran played a direct role in the movement on Syria, which followed a meeting in Geneva of senior diplomats from the U.S., Russia and the U.N. The two tracks are very separate, both tracks have been going on in different formats, in different locations, he told reporters. So I would simply say that it was a good weekend for diplomacy. Still, a senior member in the main, Western-backed Syrian opposition coalition expressed hope the nuclear deal would transform Iran into a positive regional player, relinquishing its support for Assad. We hope the Iranian nuclear deal will provide impetus for a Syria deal, Abdelbaset Sieda of the Syrian National Coalition told The Associated Press. The Iranian government must cut relations with the regime and leave the choice to the Syrian people. A break between Iran and Assad is unlikely in the short term given the foothold the alliance gives Tehran in the Arab world. Still, a thaw between Iran and the U.S. which backs the opposition coalition could prompt Tehran to encourage Assad to make concessions, at least enough to keep talks going. Derailed Associated PressAmtrak passengers leave a derailed Amtrak train Monday to be loaded onto buses in Spartanburg County, S.C. More than 200 passengers were stuck on the New York-bound Amtrak Crescent that left the tracks early Monday morning. No one was seriously injured. Contractor charged with murder in collapsePHILADELPHIA The contractor who oversaw a botched building demolition that killed six people in a Salvation Army thrift store in Philadelphia is being charged with murder, manslaughter and reckless endangerment. Officials said Monday that Griffin Campbell is also charged with risking a catastrophe and criminal conspiracy in addition to the six counts of third-degree murder, six counts of involuntary manslaughter and 13 counts of endangerment. In the collapse, an unsupported wall crashed down onto the neighboring thrift store, trapping and killing shoppers inside. The charges are the first since excavator operator Sean Benschop was charged this summer on six counts of involuntary manslaughter for allegedly operating heavy equipment while high on marijuana and painkillers.Big decision on Detroit bankruptcy coming Dec. 3DETROIT A judge said Monday that hell announce next week whether Detroit is eligible to overhaul itself in bankruptcy court, the most important decision since the largest public filing in U.S. history last summer. Judge Steven Rhodes said hell announce a decision on Dec. 3 and issue a written opinion later. By disclosing the date, Rhodes eased some of the publics anxiety about the future of the case. He presided over a nineday trial that ended Nov. 8. Unions and pensions funds claim Detroit isnt eligible for bankruptcy because it failed to hold good-faith negotiations before the filing in July. The city, however, insists it did enough during the preceding four weeks. A decision in favor of eligibility would mean the case would turn to how Detroit can fix $18 billion in debt. Appeals are likely no matter what Rhodes decides.Police: Yale campus safe, no gunman foundNEW HAVEN, Conn. New Haven authorities said they have not found a gunman on Yales campus and are leaning toward a call warning of an armed man heading to shoot up the school being a hoax. New Haven Police Chief Dean Esserman said at a news conference Monday afternoon that New Haven and the Yale campus are both safe. New Haven police Officer David Hartman said an anonymous caller from a pay phone nearby told them his roommate had a gun and was heading to the campus. From wire reports Nation BRIEFS NATION& WORLD Page A14TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Eruption Associated PressVillagers watch Mount Sinabung spewing volcanic ash Monday in Indonesia. Powerful bursts of hot ash and gravel erupted from the rumbling volcano, a day after authorities had raised the volcanos alert status to the highest level. Argument made to reinstate Knox guilty verdictFLORENCE, Italy The states prosecutor is arguing his case that an Italian appeals court should reinstate the guilty verdict against U.S. exchange student Amanda Knox for the grisly 2007 murder of her roommate. Prosecutor Alessandro Crini said Monday that Italys highest court had razed to the ground the Perugia appellate courts 2011 decision to throw out the guilty verdicts, freeing Knox and codefendant Raffaele Sollecito. Knox and Sollecito were convicted in 2009 of killing Knoxs 21-year-old British roommate, Meredith Kercher, and sentenced to 26 years and 25 years in jail, respectively. They were freed on appeal in 2011. Knox, who spent four years in jail, did not return to Italy for the third trial. Sollecito was in court again Monday.Latvian store search ends with death toll at 54RIGA, Latvia Latvias rescue service said it has finished searching the site of a collapsed supermarket in which 54 people died, including three firefighters, and at least 40 were injured. The four-day operation was interrupted on Saturday when a large portion of the roof caved in, but no one was injured. Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis on Monday called the supermarket collapse a serious crime and said it is not a case where there can be no guilty party. Latvian officials said 40 people are participating in the investigation, which will likely take several weeks. Possible explanations for the disaster include a flawed design, substandard construction materials and corruption.Thai leader invokes security law amid protestsBANGKOK Thailands prime minister invoked an emergency law on Monday after demonstrators seeking to remove her from office occupied parts of the finance and foreign ministries. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra announced that the Internal Security Act would cover all of Bangkok and large parts of surrounding areas. Three especially sensitive districts of the capital have been under the law since August, when there were early signs of political unrest. The law authorizes officials to seal off roads, take action against security threats, impose curfews and ban the use of electronic devices in designated areas. Peaceful rallies are allowed under the law. Protesters swarmed into the two government ministries earlier Monday, overrunning several buildings and cutting electricity in an escalating campaign to topple Yinglucks government. World BRIEFS From wire reports Report on Newtown school rampage released Associated PressHARTFORD, Conn. Why Adam Lanza went on his murderous shooting rampage at a Newtown elementary school is a mystery and may never be known, prosecutors said in a report Monday as they closed their yearlong investigation. Lanza, 20, was obsessed with mass murders and the 1999 Columbine High School shooting in particular, but wasnt aggressive or threatening before the attack, according to the summary by the lead investigator, States Attorney Stephen Sedensky III. The report describes a gunman who had significant mental health issues but had sure knowledge of what he was planning: He had materials on mass murder, he smashed his computer hard drive, and he used earplugs during the shooting. Lanza killed 20 first-graders and six educators with a semi-automatic rifle inside Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14. He also shot his mother to death inside their home before driving to the school, and committed suicide with a handgun as police arrived. The obvious question that remains is: Why did the shooter murder 27 people, including 20 children? Unfortunately, that question may never be answered conclusively, the report said. Lanza was under no extreme emotional disturbance for which there was a reasonable explanation or excuse. Sedensky also said there was no clear indication why Lanza chose Sandy Hook Elementary other than that it was close to his home. The report said noted that in 2005, he was diagnosed with Aspergers disorder and lacked empathy for others. But what contribution this made to the shootings, if any, is unknown. Aspergers is an autism-like disorder that is not associated with violence. Lanza might have hinted at his intentions online in the days before the massacre, the report indicated. Two days before the shooting, an anonymous user posted comments online about planning to commit suicide Dec. 14 and saying it would make national news. The poster claimed to live in Connecticut. But Sedensky said the hard drive taken from Lanzas home was so damaged that data will probably never be extracted from it. A timeline released with the report indicates that nearly six minutes passed between the arrival of the first Newtown police office and the time officers entered the school. The report said officers were operating under the belief there may have been more than one shooter. Whether the delay made any difference was unclear. The report said Lanza killed himself about a minute after the first officer arrived. Sedneskys report is a summary of a much larger Connecticut state police evidence file that is expected to be released at a later date. Obama pushes back against critics Associated PressWASHINGTON Pushing back hard, President Barack Obama forcefully defended the temporary agreement to freeze Irans disputed nuclear program on Monday, declaring that the United States cannot close the door on diplomacy. The presidents remarks followed skepticism of the historic accord expressed by some U.S. allies abroad as well as by members of Congress at home, including fellow Democrats. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, one of the fiercest opponents of the six-month deal, called it a historic mistake and announced he would be dispatching a top envoy to Washington to try to toughen the final agreement negotiators will soon begin hammering out. Obama, without naming names, swiped at those who have questioned the wisdom of engaging with Iran. Tough talk and bluster may be the easy thing to do politically, but its not the right thing to do for our security, he said during an event in San Francisco. The weekend agreement between Iran and six world powers the U.S., Britain, France, Russia, China and Germany is to temporarily halt parts of Tehrans disputed nuclear program and allow for more intrusive international monitoring of Irans facilities. In exchange, Iran gains some modest relief from stiff economic sanctions and a pledge from Obama that no new penalties will be levied during the six months. The groundwork for the accord was laid during four clandestine meetings between U.S. and Iranian officials throughout the summer and fall. An earlier meeting took place in March, before Iranians elected President Hassan Rouhani, a cleric who has taken more moderate public stances than his predecessor. Details of the secret talks were confirmed to The Associated Press by three senior administration officials. The U.S. and its allies contend Iran is seeking to produce a nuclear bomb of particular concern to Israel, which fears an attack while Tehran insists it is merely pursuing a peaceful nuclear program for energy and medical purposes. The temporary accord is historic in its own right, marking the most substantial agreement between Iran and the West in more than three decades. The consequences of a permanent deal could be far more significant, lowering the prospects of a nuclear arms race in the volatile Middle East and perhaps opening the door to wider relations between the U.S. and Iran, which broke off diplomatic ties following the 1979 Islamic revolution. Associated PressA Shiite fighter clashes Friday with members of the Sunni-dominated Free Syrian Army rebel in the town of Hatita, in the countryside of Damascus, Syria. Syrias government and opposition will hold their first peace talks on Jan. 22 in Geneva, in an attempt to halt the nearly 3-year-old civil war that has killed more than 100,000 people, the United Nations announced Monday. Adam Lanza Syria talks aim to build on momentum of Iran deal


Associated PressHeisman Trophy voters were emailed a ballot on Monday. Its not due back for two weeks. Good thing, because its going to take some time to sort this out. A Heisman race that not long ago seemed well-defined has been muddled in so many ways. Not the least of which is a sexual assault investigation involving Jameis Winston, the Florida State star who would otherwise be the clear front-runner after the Heisman stock of several contenders crashed last weekend. Last week was a seismic one, and shook up the landscape, Heisman voter Charles Davis of Fox Sports said. Even with potential criminal charges hanging over Winston, online sports book Bovada has him as the favorite to win the award at 1-2 odds, meaning if you bet $200 on him to win the Heisman youd win only $100. Though the odds that he wins it are not as good as they were last week. Many Heisman voters say they are taking a waitand-see approach on Winstons legal issues. The state attorney in Tallahassee has said a decision on whether to charge Winston with anything is unlikely to be reached this week, but maybe next. It cant be forgotten that Winstons constitutional rights supersede whatever privileges afforded him as an exceptional college football quarterback, said Drew Sharp of the Detroit Free Press. Heisman voters must let the investigation play itself out for as long as possible before rendering judgment. Winston and No. 2 Florida State play Florida on Saturday, and then the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game on Dec. 7. He leads the nation in passer efficiency rating (194.5) and has thrown for 3,163 yards and 32 touchdowns. Obviously, strictly as a player, hes a leading contender, said Bill Rabinowitz of the Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch. But I dont want to prejudge his legal situation one way or the other. The presumption of innocence that he has legally ought to apply in terms of his Heisman chances. I just hope theres a resolution before I have to vote. Votes from the 928member Heisman electorate are due by Dec. 9 at 5 p.m. The winner is announced Dec. 14. Meanwhile, the stage is set for AJ McCarron to make a late push. The Alabama quarterback could have two more chances to display his talents, starting Saturday at Auburn. Win that and its on to the Southeastern Conference title game for the Crimson Tide. Braxton Miller, No. 3 Ohio States dual-threat quarterback, is in a similar situation. He gets Michigan on Saturday, and then No. 11 Michigan State the week after for the Big Ten title. While voters have cooled on Texas A&Ms Johnny Manziel, who won the Heisman last year, Oregons Marcus Mariota and Baylors Bryce Petty all of whom had belowaverage performances in losing efforts last Saturday theyre warming up to Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch, Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr and Boston College running back Andre Williams. I was probably leaning toward Johnny Manziel until this past weekend, Basketball/B2 NHL/B2 Scoreboard/B3 Sports briefs/ B3 Lottery, TV/B3 Football/ B4 No. 17 Central Florida set to host rival USF in the War on I-4 / B4 SPORTSSection BTUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE No. 15 Florida handles Jacksonville 86-60 Associated PressJACKSONVILLE Casey Prather scored 27 points, Michael Frazier II added 17 and No. 15 Florida handled Jacksonville 86-60 Monday night. The Gators (5-1) won their fourth consecutive game following a loss at 10th-ranked Wisconsin two weeks ago. The latest victory was a final tuneup before the teams toughest stretch of the season games against Florida State, Connecticut, Kansas and Memphis. It should help that point guard Scottie Wilbekin has returned to the rotation. Coach Billy Donovan even started the senior, who was suspended the first five games of the season and an exhibition for an undisclosed violation of team rules. Wilbekin finished with 12 points, seven assists, five rebounds and just two turnovers. Dorian Finney-Smith added 14 points and 11 rebounds for the visitors. Patric Young chipped in 13 points. Jarvis Haywood led the Dolphins (2-4) with 16 points. Vince Martin added 11 points and 10 boards. Wilbekin was instrumental in getting Floridas offense in rhythm early. The Gators led 16-5 after Fraziers second 3-pointer and made it 28-10 on Jacob Kurtzs layup. Wilbekins driving layup with 6:05 remaining in the half was his first bucket of the season. His runner in the lane just before the buzzer put Florida ahead 48-29 at the break. The Gators started the second half much like they did the first, using a 10-4 spurt to turn a double-digit lead into a lopsided affair. Wilbekin made his first two buckets of the second half, hitting a runner and a 3-pointer. Florida coasted from there. The Gators shot 59.6 percent from the floor and were 8-of-13 from 3-point range. They missed 12 free throws and gave up 16 offensive rebounds, but made up for those miscues with 19 assists, seven steals and four blocked shots. Prather made 11 of 13 shots. Frazier was 5-of-6 shooting, all from behind the arc. About the only thing to really go wrong for coach Billy Donovans team was another injury. Guard DeVon Walker hurt his right foot early in the game and did not return. Associated PressHeisman Trophy voters have two weeks to decide who will be this years winner. TOP LEFT: Florida State freshman quarterback Jameis Winston is the favorite to win the award, but is facing possible criminal charges. TOP RIGHT: Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron has the Crimson Tide undefeated and in line for a shot at a third national title in a row. BOTTOM LEFT: Returning winner Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M has three losses this season, but is still one of the most electrifying players in the game. BOTTOM RIGHT: A darkhourse candidate could be Boston College running back Andre Williams, who is the first major college player to rush for 2,000 yards since 2008. Heisman voters wait on investigation of Florida State QB Winston as race muddles See HEISMAN/ Page B3 Muschamp believes woeful Gators not that far off Associated PressGAINESVILLE Despite the worst loss in school history and the first losing season in more than three decades, Florida coach Will Muschamp doesnt feel like he has a rebuilding project on his hands. Muschamp, who will return in 2014, said winning the Southeastern Conferences Eastern Division and getting to Atlanta is absolutely possible next season. It sounded a little ambitious for a team that has dropped six consecutive games the programs longest losing streak since 1979 and lost 26-20 to lower-division Georgia Southern on Saturday. But Muschamp insisted the Gators (4-7), who finish the season Saturday against No. 2 Florida State (11-0), can rebound quickly. I dont believe were that far off, he said Monday. Regardless of the results Saturday afternoon, which is all disappointing for everyone, starting with me, I just dont feel like were that far off. When asked about his job security, Muschamp said he absolutely will be around next season. Athletic director Jeremy Foley made that clear two weeks ago, saying he was a thousand percent convinced that Will Muschamp is the guy to lead this football program. School President Bernie Machen echoed those sentiments. Many outsiders hoped that would change following Saturdays loss to Georgia Southern a middleof-the-pack program from the Football Championship Subdivision but the Gators are moving forward with Muschamp. Theres some obvious reasons why we are where we are, Muschamp said. Were a team that won 11 Florida head coach Will Muschamp watches the final minutes Saturday against Georgia Southern in Gainesville. Georgia Southern won the game 26-20.Associated Press See MUSCHAMP/ Page B3 Associated PressFlorida forward Casey Prather follows through on a dunk Monday against Jacksonville during the first half in Jacksonville.


B2TUESDAY, NOVEMBER26, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESPORTS Associated PressCHICAGO Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is out for the remainder of the season. The team said that Rose had successful surgery Monday morning in Chicago to repair a torn medial meniscus in his right knee. He was hurt Friday night at Portland. The 2011 NBA MVP missed all of last season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in Chicagos 2012 playoff opener against Philadelphia. He has played in just 50 NBA games 49 in the regular season and that lone playoff game since the Bulls run to the Eastern Conference finals during his MVP season. The latest injury occurred in the third quarter against the Trail Blazers. It didnt appear there was any contact on the play. Rose was unable to return and was on crutches afterward. With Rose back, the Bulls were expected to challenge LeBron James and the Miami Heat for supremacy in the Eastern Conference and contend for their first championship since the Michael Jordan-Scottie Pippen era. Instead, theyre in a familiar spot trying to get by without their cornerstone player.Mondays games Pacers 98, Timberwolves 84INDIANAPOLIS George Hill scored a season-high 26 points, and Paul George had 11 of his 26 points during the decisive run, leading the Pacers to a 98-84 victory over Minnesota. Kevin Love finished with 20 points and 17 rebounds.Celtics 96, Bobcats 86CHARLOTTE, N.C. Jordan Crawford had 21 points, reserve Gerald Wallace added a seasonhigh 17 points and the Boston Celtics beat the Charlotte Bobcats 96-86 for their second straight victory. Brandon Bass scored 16 points and Phil Pressley had a career-high eight assists for Boston (6-10). Kemba Walker had 28 points to lead the Bobcats (7-8).Pistons 113, Bucks 94AUBURN HILLS, Mich. Brandon Jennings made four consecutive 3-pointers in the first quarter against his former team, and the Detroit Pistons overwhelmed Milwaukee with a dazzling first half in a 113-94 victory over the Bucks. Jennings finished with 15 points and 13 assists.Heat 107, Suns 92MIAMI LeBron James scored 35 points on only 14 shots from the field, Dwyane Wade added 21 points and 12 assists and the Miami Heat won their seventh straight game, beating the Phoenix Suns 107-92. Ray Allen scored 17 points and Chris Andersen added an 11-point, seven-rebound night for the Heat, who have won 10 of 11 since their 1-2 start. Channing Frye led a balanced attack with 16 points for the Suns, who have dropped five of their last seven.Rockets 93, Grizzlies 86MEMPHIS, Tenn. Chandler Parsons scored 17 points, Omri Casspi added 16 and the Houston Rockets overcame a double-digit deficit to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 93-86. Houston (10-5) trailed for most of the night and its 93 points were a season low, but the Rockets made a 14-2 run early in the fourth quarter, pushing ahead 67-65 on a pair free throws by Casspi with 8:26 remaining. It was the Grizzlies first full game since 7-foot-1 center Marc Gasol was lost indefinitely to a sprained MCL in his left knee. Tayshaun Prince led Memphis with 16 points.Spurs 112, Pelicans 93SAN ANTONIO Manu Ginobili had 16 points to lead seven players in double figures and the San Antonio Spurs beat the New Orleans Pelicans 112-93 for their 11th straight victory. Tony Parker had 14 points and seven assists, Tiago Splitter added 11 points and Tim Duncan had 10 points for San Antonio (13-1). Reserves Marco Belinelli had 14 points, Boris Diaw added 13 points and Patty Mills 12 to keep the Spurs undefeated at home. Ryan Anderson had 17 points, Tyreke Evans and Jrue Holiday each added 12 points and Anthony Davis had 10 for New Orleans (6-7).Nuggets 110, Mavericks 96DALLAS Ty Lawson had 19 points after a quiet start, Nate Robinson scored 11 straight for Denver in the fourth quarter and the Nuggets beat Dallas 110-96. Robinson finished with 17 points, all but two in the second half, and Lawson matched him with 15 after halftime and had a game-high 11 assists as the Nuggets handed Dallas its first home loss in eight games this season. J.J. Hickson led Denver with 22, and Kenneth Faried added 10 points and 10 rebounds. Monta Ellis led the Mavericks with 22 points, and Dirk Nowitzki passed Brooklyn's Kevin Garnett on the scoring list and finished with 18. Associated PressChicago guard Derrick Rose speaks Sept. 27 during the teams media day, in Deerfield, Ill. Rose is out for the season. The team said Monday that Rose had successful surgery to repair a torn medial meniscus in his right knee. Rose was hurt Friday night at Portland. No. 5 Oklahoma State routs USFTAMPA Marcus Smart and Markel Brown scored 25 points apiece, leading No. 5 Oklahoma State to a 93-67 victory over South Florida on Monday night. The Cowboys (5-0) were barely tested in the early-season matchup of unbeaten teams. There were eight lead changes in the opening minutes, however Smart put a big exclamation mark on a 23-point opening-half with a buzzer-beating shot from beyond half-court to put Oklahoma State up by 16 at halftime. That was as close as South Florida (4-1) would get the rest of the way. John Egbunu led USF with 15 points and eight rebounds. Victor Rudd had 14 points and Chris Perry finished with 10.No. 3 Kentucky 68, Cleveland State 61LEXINGTON, Ky. Andrew Harrisons three-point play broke a 57-all tie before twin brother Aaron followed with a 3-pointer with 1:20 remaining, helping No. 3 Kentucky escape stubborn Cleveland State 68-61. Trailing 54-44 with 7:41 remaining and needing a breakthrough against the Vikings, the brothers helped the Wildcats close with a 24-7 run including a pair of Aaron Harrison lobs inside to Willie Cauley-Stein for dunks along with a threepoint play with 3:55 left to tie it at 54. After Bryn Forbes 3-pointer provided a 57-56 lead, Cauley-Stein made one of two free throws before Andrew Harrison followed with his drive and free throw. Aaron Harrison added a 3-point for a sixpoint lead. Andrew Harrison scored 12 as the brothers combined for 23. Julius Randle led Kentucky (5-1) with 15 points and 15 rebounds on a night the Wildcats shot just 36 percent. Forbes 22 points led the Vikings (3-3).No. 7 Ohio St. 65, Wyoming 50COLUMBUS, Ohio Lenzelle Smith Jr. scored 20 points and Aaron Craft had all 10 of his points in a second-half surge to lead No. 7 Ohio State past Wyoming 65-50. Craft was scoreless and having a forgettable game until he began driving and scored 10 of the Buckeyes 13 points during a 13-4 run that turned the tide. Amir Williams added 12 points and a career-high 16 rebounds six more than his previous best for Ohio State (5-0). Larry Nance Jr., son of the former Cleveland Cavaliers star, had 17 points and 12 rebounds despite heavy foul trouble for the Cowboys (4-2).No. 8 Syracuse 75, Minnesota 67LAHAINA, Hawaii C.J. Fair scored 16 points and had 10 rebounds as No. 8 Syracuse held off Minnesota 75-67 in the first round of the Maui Invitational. The Orange (5-0) pushed through a late run by the Golden Gophers, who pulled within 67-65 with little more than two minutes left. But Minnesota (5-1) committed four turnovers in the final two minutes, scoring only once more when Austin Hollins hit a meaningless layup in the games final moments. Trevor Cooney scores 15 points all on 3-pointers, while Tyler Ennis and Jerami Grant scored 12 points each. Malik Smith had 16 points for Minnesota. Syracuse led by only three points at halftime. But the Orange started the second half with a 13-2 run mostly led by Fair, who hit two jumpers, two free throws and a tip-in as Syracuse tallied 10 straight points.No. 17 Iowa State 110, UMKC 51AMES, Iowa DeAndre Kane had 20 points and eight rebounds, and 17th-ranked Iowa State trounced Missouri-Kansas City 110-51 for its fifth straight win. Sherron Dorsey-Walker added 17 points for the Cyclones (5-0), who used a 27-0 run midway through the first half to put away the Kangaroos. Iowa State, which was hosting a game as a ranked team for the first time in eight years, held UMKC scoreless for 7 1/2 minutes and led 52-17 at halftime. The Cyclones also finished with their most points under fourth-year coach Fred Hoiberg. Martez Harrison had 14 points to lead UMKC (1-4). The Kangaroos shot just 29.5 percent and lost for the third time in four games.Arizona St. 79, No. 25 Marquette 77TEMPE, Ariz. Jahii Carson scored 23 points and Jordan Bachynski swatted Derrick Wilsons runner at the buzzer for his seventh block, helping Arizona State knock off No. 25 Marquette 79-77 to remain undefeated. The Sun Devils (6-0) led by 15 in the first half, but had to withstand a late rally by the Golden Eagles. With Arizona State leading 78-77 Jermaine Marshall hit 1 of 2 free throws with 7 seconds left, giving Marquette (3-2) a final shot. Wilson managed to get into the lane, but the 7-foot-2 Bachynski roamed across the lane to knock the ball away, then was swarmed by teammates as he lie on the floor. Bachynski had 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Marshall had 23 points for Arizona State, off to its best start since opening the 1980-81 season with seven straight wins. Lightning blank Rangers 5-0 Associated PressTAMPA Martin St. Louis had two goals and an assist after being honored before the game, and the Tampa Bay Lightning stopped a four-game losing streak by beating the New York Rangers 5-0 on Monday night. St. Louis received a silver stick and other gifts during a ceremony for playing in his 1,000th NHL game last Tuesday at Los Angeles. He was the 286th to reach the milestone. Ben Bishop had 37 saves and improved to 14-3-1 for the Lightning, who returned home after an 0-3-1 trip. Nikita Kucherov scored of the first shift of his first NHL game, and Teddy Purcell added a pair of goals to complete the Tampa Bay scoring.Panthers 3, Flyers 1SUNRISE Sean Bergenheim scored his first two goals in 18 months and Tim Thomas made 38 saves to lift the Florida Panthers over the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1. It was the first time Bergenheim scored since March 20, 2012. He missed last season due to injury and was playing his 10th game this season. Erik Gudbranson also scored for Florida, his first of the season. Wayne Simmonds scored for the Flyers, and Steve Mason stopped 28 shots.Bruins 4, Penguins 3, OTBOSTON Torey Krug scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Boston Bruins beat Pittsburgh 4-3, snapping a seven-game, regular-season losing streak to the Penguins in a matchup of the Eastern Conferences top two teams. Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby had scored with 0.3 seconds left in regulation to tie it. Krug won it with a shot from the left circle.Jets 3, Devils 1NEWARK, N.J. Ondrej Pavelec made 25 saves in earning his 100th NHL win, and the Winnipeg Jets snapped a four-game losing streak by beating the New Jersey Devils 3-1. Mark Scheifele and Evander Kane scored in the first two periods for the Jets. Devin Setoguchi scored into an empty net in the final minute.Blue Jackets 6, Maple Leafs 0TORONTO Cam Atkinson and R.J. Umberger 20 seconds apart in the first period, and Ryan Johansen added two goals as the Columbus Blue Jackets routed the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-0. Jack Skille and Ryan Murray added goals 3:15 apart in the second period, and Sergei Bobrovsky made 18 saves for his fifth career NHL shutout.Predators 4, Coyotes 2NASHVILLE, Tenn. Nick Spaling, Mike Fisher and Gabriel Bourque scored firstperiod goals to lead the Nashville Predators to a 4-2 win over the Phoenix Coyotes. Shea Weber also scored for Nashville, which has won four of five. Antoine Vermette and Tim Kennedy scored for the Coyotes, who lost their third straight.Blues 3, Wild 0ST. LOUIS Alexander Steen scored twice, and Jaroslav Halak made 22 saves to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 3-0 win over the Minnesota Wild. Steen has 19 goals this season, one behind Washingtons Alex Ovechkin for the NHL lead. Associated PressTampa Bay right wing Teddy Purcell fires the puck past New York defenseman Dan Girardi for a goal Monday during the second period in Tampa. Associated PressSouth Floridas Anthony Collins, right, loses the ball as he collides with Oklahoma States Marcus Smart during the first half Monday in Tampa. Lakers sign Bryant to 2-year extensionEL SEGUNDO, Calif. The Los Angeles Lakers signed Kobe Bryant to a two-year contract extension Monday, securing the fourth-leading scorer in NBA history into his 20th season with the franchise. Bryant hasnt played this season while recovering from surgery on his torn Achilles tendon in April. Although Bryant is taking a pay cut from his $30.45 million salary this season, Kobe and the Lakers didnt exactly agree to a hometown discount, either. ESPN reported the deal is worth $48.5 million, keeping Kobe among the NBAs highest-paid players.From wire reports


SCOREBOARDCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE games last year, and I dont think that happened by accident. We have a really good football staff. We have some good players on our football team. Were going to have a good football team moving forward. Muschamp likely will make staff changes, though. Offensive coordinator Brent Pease and offensive line coach Tim Davis are probably gone. The Gators rank 111th in total offense and have been downright woeful on the line. Theres no changes that have been made at this time, Muschamp said. Im not ready to make any statement on that at this point. Were still playing out the season, and those guys are going to coach their butts off. Ill make that decision when I think its right. Injuries have been a contributing factor for Floridas struggles. Quarterback Jeff Driskel, running back Matt Jones, defensive tackle Dominique Easley and right tackle Chaz Green are among the 10 players sidelined with season-ending injuries. Several others have missed significant time. Backup quarterback Tyler Murphy (shoulder) is unlikely to play against FSU. So are left tackle D.J. Humphries (knee) and linebackers Mike Taylor (knee) and Alex Anzalone (shoulder). But many wonder how Florida even with backups can have the worst offense in the SEC and lose to Vanderbilt by 17 points and to Georgia Southern. I dont know why thats happened to us, receiver Solomon Patton said. Added safety Jaylen Watkins: We just have to focus on Florida and try to get back to where we used to be. Muschamp is 22-15 in Gainesville, including 13-11 in conference play. And Floridas three SEC wins this season came against Tennessee, Kentucky and Arkansas teams that are breaking in new coaches and have a combined 1-21 record in league play. But Muschamp believes his team is close to competing for a title. I think theres some key components for our football team that arent playing for us right now, he said. And were very thin in some areas. It is what it is. Im not making excuses. Thats just the facts, and its real. I think weve got a good staff and I think that weve got a really good football team ... heading into spring. And Im excited about that. said Hugh Kellenberger of The Clarion-Ledgerof Jackson, Miss. Earlier in the year I thought it was Marcus Mariotas to lose. So right now Im certainly looking for other candidates, and a guy like Alabamas AJ McCarron probably has a better candidacy now than he did just a couple weeks ago. McCarron is the second choice on Bovadas board at 2-1, making a huge move after being 13-2 last week. There doesnt seem to be a massive groundswell of support for the senior with two national championship rings. Its been more of a steadily growing appreciation for his consistent production. A cover story in Sports Illustrated last week didnt hurt him, either. And, of course, hes now facing more pushback from skeptics. I get it that Baylor, A&M and Oregon lost and many have moved up AJ McCarron, but its not a lifetime achievement award, said Robert Cessna of the Bryan-College Station (Texas) Eagle. I dont know if hes even the best player on the team. Winston, McCarron and Manziel were announced as the finalists for the Maxwell player of the year award on Monday. After McCarron on Bovadas board comes Williams, the first major college player to rush for 2,000 yards since 2008, and Miller at 15-1. Carr and Manziel are 20-1. Lynch comes in at 28-1. Petty and Mariota are off the board, which doesnt necessarily mean they cant get back on it. Williams, Miller, Carr and Lynch were off the board last week. Maybe this week Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd or Louisvilles Teddy Bridgewater can re-emerge, or Arizona running back KaDeem Carey and the Wildcats can follow their upset of No. 12 Oregon with another against No. 13 Arizona State. Saturday was a ballot-buster for me, no question, said Joshua Kendall of The Statein Columbia, S.C. Im back to square one unless there is something before square one, in which case I am there. HEISMANContinued from Page B1 MUSCHAMPContinued from Page B1 On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 2 p.m. (ESPN2) Maui Invitational, Consolation Semifinal: Teams TBA 4:30 p.m. (ESPN2) Maui Invitational, Consolation Semifinal: Teams TBA 7 p.m. (ESPN) Maui Invitational, First Semifinal: Teams TBA 7 p.m. (FS1) Longwood at St. John's 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU) CBE Hall of Fame Classic, Consolation: Teams TBA 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) Maui Invitational, Second Semifinal: Teams TBA 9:30 p.m. (ESPNU) Progressive Legends Classic, Final: Teams TBA 10 p.m. (ESPN2) CBE Hall of Fame Classic, Final: Teams TBA NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (NBA) Los Angeles Lakers at Washington Wizards 7:30 p.m. (FSNFL) Orlando Magic at Atlanta Hawks BOXING 9 p.m. (FS1) Antonio Tarver vs. Mike Sheppard COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7 a.m. (ESPNU) Texas A&M at LSU (taped) 7 p.m. (ESPN2) Western Michigan at Northern Illinois 4 a.m. (ESPNU) Western Michigan at Northern Illinois (sameday tape) NHL HOCKEY 8 p.m. (NBCSPT) Anaheim Ducks at Dallas Stars UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SOCCER 2:30 p.m. (FS1) FC Basel vs Chelsea FC 2:30 p.m. (FSNFL) AFC Ajax vs FC Barcelona Note: Times and channels are subject to change at the discretion of the network. If you are unable to locate a game on the listed channel, please contact your cable provider. Prep CALENDAR TODAYS PREP SPORTS BOYS BASKETBALL 7:30 p.m. Nature Coast at Lecanto BOYS SOCCER 7:30 p.m. Nature Coast at Lecanto GIRLS SOCCER 6:30 p.m. Lecanto at Vanguard Mens AP Top 25RecordPtsPrv 1. Michigan St. (56)6-01,6161 2. Kansas (8)4-01,5592 3. Kentucky4-11,4454 4. Arizona5-01,4255 5. Oklahoma St. (1)4-01,3477 6. Duke5-11,2856 7. Ohio St.4-01,2068 8. Syracuse4-01,1619 9. Louisville5-11,1033 10. Wisconsin6-096012 11. Gonzaga4-083013 12. Wichita St.5-080914 13. UConn6-079818 14. Oregon4-073117 15. Florida4-172916 16. North Carolina4-171224 17. Iowa St.4-052121 18. Baylor4-043720 19. UCLA5-041622 20. Creighton4-037323 21. Memphis2-135411 22. Michigan4-223814 23. Iowa5-0197 24. UMass6-0188 25. Marquette3-112625 Others receiving votes: New Mexico 82, VCU 71, Florida St. 63, Virginia 61, Indiana 47, Boise St. 35, Charlotte 35, Belmont 31, Arizona St. 23, Harvard 22, Colorado 19, Villanova 16, Xavier 11, Pittsburgh 10, Missouri 8, Cincinnati 7, Tennessee 7, Minnesota 6, Illinois 2, George Washington 1, Georgetown 1, Texas A&M 1.USA Today Top 25 RecordPtsPvs 1. Michigan State (30)6-07981 2. Kansas (2)4-07623 3. Arizona5-07224 4. Kentucky4-16725 5. Duke5-16396 6. Ohio State4-06178 7. Syracuse4-06117 8. Oklahoma State4-05939 9. Louisville5-15912 10. Gonzaga4-045412 11. Wisconsin6-044015 12. Wichita State5-040516 13. Florida4-139514 14. Connecticut6-033718 15. Oregon4-032717 16. North Carolina4-132519 17. Baylor4-021321 18. Creighton4-019923 19. Memphis2-119411 20. Michigan4-218513 21. UCLA5-015624 22. Iowa State4-0151NR 23. Iowa5-09725 24. VCU4-27810 25. Indiana5-17222 Massachusetts 69; New Mexico 56; Marquette 42; Florida State 27; Virginia 24; Boise State 19; Pittsburgh 18; Arizona State 17; Colorado 13; California 12; Saint Marys 10; Tennessee 9; Saint Louis 8; Charlotte 7; New Mexico State 7; Missouri 6; Utah State 5; Villanova 5; Belmont 4; Notre Dame 3; Providence 3; Harvard 2; Georgetown 1.Womens AP Top 25RecordPtsPrv 1. UConn (36)8-09001 2. Duke5-08642 3. Tennessee5-07993 4. Louisville6-07794 5. Notre Dame4-07505 6. Stanford4-17196 7. Kentucky6-07017 8. Maryland4-16348 9. Baylor6-06309 10. Nebraska5-051111 11. North Carolina4-147612 12. Texas A&M3-046513 13. Penn St.3-145814 14. Colorado4-036516 15. LSU4-136015 16. Purdue4-030418 17. South Carolina6-029419 18. Oklahoma3-228510 19. Oklahoma St.5-027520 20. California3-223617 21. Michigan St.4-121321 22. Georgia5-019223 23. Iowa St.4-019022 24. Gonzaga3-110524 25. DePaul3-010325 Others receiving votes: Iowa 24, Florida St. 17, UCLA 17, Dayton 6, Arkansas 5, Georgia Tech 5, Marquette 4, West Virginia 4, Texas 3, Middle Tennessee 2, BYU 1, Bowling Green 1, James Madison 1, Syracuse 1, UTEP 1.NBA standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division WLPctGB Toronto67.462 Philadelphia69.4001 Boston610.3751 New York39.2502 Brooklyn310.2313 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami 113.786 Atlanta 86.5713 Charlotte78.4674 Washington58.3855 Orlando 49.3086 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana 131.929 Chicago 66.5006 Detroit 68.4297 Cleveland410.2869 Milwaukee211.15410 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio131.929 Houston105.6673 Dallas 96.6004 Memphis77.5006 New Orleans67.4626 Northwest Division WLPctGB Portland122.857 Oklahoma City93.7502 Denver 76.5384 Minnesota88.5005 Utah 114.06711 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers105.667 Golden State86.5711 L.A. Lakers77.5002 Phoenix 77.5002 Sacramento49.3085 Mondays Games Indiana 98, Minnesota 84 Boston 96, Charlotte 86 Miami 107, Phoenix 92 Detroit 113, Milwaukee 94 Houston 93, Memphis 86 Denver 110, Dallas 96 San Antonio 112, New Orleans 93 Chicago at Utah, late New York at Portland, late Today L.A. Lakers at Washington, 7 p.m. Brooklyn at Toronto, 7 p.m. Orlando at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Golden State at New Orleans, 8 p.m.NFL standingsAMERICAN CONFERENCE East WLTPctPFPA New England830.727288230 N.Y. Jets560.455186287 Miami 560.455229245 Buffalo 470.364236273 South WLTPctPFPA Indianapolis740.636263260 Tennessee560.455250245 Jacksonville290.182142324 Houston290.182199289 North WLTPctPFPA Cincinnati740.636275206 Pittsburgh560.455243256 Baltimore560.455227215 Cleveland470.364203265 West WLTPctPFPA Denver920.818429289 Kansas City920.818270179 San Diego560.455269260 Oakland470.364213269 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East WLTPctPFPA Dallas650.545298279 Philadelphia650.545276260 N.Y. Giants470.364213280 Washington380.273252338 South WLTPctPFPA New Orleans920.818305196 Carolina830.727258151 Tampa Bay380.273211258 Atlanta290.182227309 North WLTPctPFPA Detroit650.545286277 Chicago650.545303309 Green Bay551.500284265 Minnesota281.227266346 West WLTPctPFPA Seattle1010.909306179 San Francisco740.636274184 Arizona740.636254223 St. Louis560.455266255 Thursdays Game New Orleans 17, Atlanta 13 Sundays Games Minnesota 26, Green Bay 26, OT Jacksonville 13, Houston 6 San Diego 41, Kansas City 38 St. Louis 42, Chicago 21 Pittsburgh 27, Cleveland 11 Tampa Bay 24, Detroit 21 Baltimore 19, N.Y. Jets 3 Carolina 20, Miami 16 Tennessee 23, Oakland 19 Arizona 40, Indianapolis 11 Dallas 24, N.Y. Giants 21 New England 34, Denver 31, OT Open: Buffalo, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, Seattle Mondays Game San Francisco 27, Washington 6Late Sunday Patriots 34, Broncos 31 OTDenver 17707031 New England002110334 First Quarter DenMiller 60 fumble return (Prater kick), 9:54. DenMoreno 2 run (Prater kick), 8:54. DenFG Prater 27, 2:57. Second Quarter DenTamme 10 pass from Manning (Prater kick), 6:10. Third Quarter NEEdelman 5 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 11:21. NEBolden 1 run (Gostkowski kick), 5:40. NEGronkowski 6 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), :19. Fourth Quarter NEEdelman 14 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 13:13. NEFG Gostkowski 31, 7:37. DenD.Thomas 11 pass from Manning (Prater kick), 3:06. Overtime NEFG Gostkowski 31, 1:56. A,756. DenNE First downs 2827 Total Net Yards 412440 Rushes-yards48-28031-116 Passing 132324 Punt Returns 4-133-39 Kickoff Returns3-363-51 Interceptions Ret.0-01-0 Comp-Att-Int19-36-134-50-0 Sacked-Yards Lost2-183-20 Punts 8-40.66-44.5 Fumbles-Lost 5-36-3 Penalties-Yards9-855-36 Time of Possession38:5834:06 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGDenver, Moreno 37-224, Ball 7-40, Anderson 3-16, Manning 1-0. New England, Bolden 13-58, Vereen 10-31, Ridley 4-14, Blount 2-13, Brady 2-0. PASSINGDenver, Manning 19-36-1-150. New England, Brady 34-50-0-344. RECEIVINGDenver, Tamme 5-47, D.Thomas 4-41, Welker 4-31, Ball 3-17, Moreno 1-6, Decker 1-5, Green 1-3. New England, Edelman 9-110, Vereen 8-60, Gronkowski 7-90, Thompkins 6-56, Amendola 3-17, Bolden 1-11. MISSED FIELD GOALSNone.NHL standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Boston241662346846 Tampa Bay241581317261 Toronto241491296660 Detroit251177296370 Montreal241392286451 Ottawa249114226877 Florida257135195681 Buffalo255191114479 Metropolitan Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh251591317258 Washington2412102267268 N.Y. Rangers2412120244859 New Jersey249105235058 Carolina249105234967 Philadelphia2310112225056 Columbus249123216271 N.Y. Islanders248133196882 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA St. Louis231733378250 Chicago241644368770 Colorado221750346945 Minnesota251564346458 Nashville2412102265669 Winnipeg2611114266976 Dallas 221192246165 Pacific Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim261763378065 San Jose231535357952 Los Angeles241563336451 Phoenix241464328078 Vancouver251294286565 Calgary 238114206484 Edmonton247152166484 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Mondays Games Boston 4, Pittsburgh 3, OT Columbus 6, Toronto 0 Winnipeg 3, New Jersey 1 Tampa Bay 5, N.Y. Rangers 0 Florida 3, Philadelphia 1 St. Louis 3, Minnesota 0 Nashville 4, Phoenix 2 Chicago at Edmonton, late Los Angeles at Vancouver, late Today Anaheim at Dallas, 8 p.m. 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 winning numbers and payouts: Fantasy 5: 4 8 10 16 29 5-of-5No winner 4-of-5356$555 3-of-59,506$10 CASH 3 (early) 3 7 4 CASH 3 (late) 8 2 0 PLAY 4 (early) 7 4 0 4 PLAY 4 (late) 2 6 9 5 FANTASY 5 13 20 25 29 30TUESDAY, NOVEMBER26, 2013 B3 Pirate girls improve to 7-0 with road winThe Crystal River girls basketball team takes a perfect 7-0 record into the Thanksgiving break after a 67-54 road win Monday at Central. Katelyn Hannigan led the Pirates with 22 points and eight rebounds. Megan Wells added 15 points, eight rebounds and four assists, Jasmyne Eason chipped in eight points, six rebounds and four steals, Bri Richardson added seven points, eight rebounds and six steals and Kiersten Croyle had eight points. The Pirates (7-0, 1-0) return to action Dec. 4 at North Marion.Citrus soccer team routs Weeki WacheeSeven different players scored goals and two keepers combined for a shutout as the Citrus girls soccer team blanked district rival Weeki Wachee on Monday in Inverness 8-0. Lizzie Rinaldi had a pair of goals, while Taylor Faladella, Melene Pedersen, Lydia DeJesus, Jesse Lammer, Hannah Schmidt and Marie Albrecht each scored once. Erin Cagwin assisted on three goals and Lammer had a pair of helpers. Rinaldi and Katlyn Marks each had a save in the combined shutout. The Hurricanes (4-5-2, 4-2-2) return to action Dec. 2 at home at 7:30 p.m. against Springstead.Michigan State stays No. 1 in mens AP PollMichigan State won three games last week and remains a runaway No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll. The Spartans (6-0) held the top spot for a second straight week by receiving 56 first-place votes Monday from the 65-member national media poll. Kansas drew eight first-place votes and remains second. Kentucky, the preseason No. 1, and Arizona moved up one spot each to third and fourth. Oklahoma State received the other No. 1 vote and jumped from seventh to fifth. Duke stayed at sixth. Ohio State, Syracuse, Louisville and Wisconsin rounded out the top 10. Louisville dropped from third after losing to North Carolina. Iowa and Massachusetts moved into the rankings at 23rd and 24th. They replaced VCU, which dropped from 10th after losing twice, and New Mexico, which had been 19th.UConn women still unanimous No. 1The UConn womens basketball team remains the unanimous No. 1 in The Associated Press poll after easily winning four games in five days. The Huskies beat Oregon, Boston University, Monmouth and St. Bonaventure by an average of nearly 52 points a game. UConn is off until Sunday when it faces Ohio State. The top nine teams stayed the same with Duke, Tennessee, Louisville and Notre Dame rounding out the first five. Stanford, Kentucky, Maryland, Baylor and Nebraska followed. Oklahoma had the biggest drop of eight spots to 18th after losing at UCLA on Sunday. That was the only loss by a ranked team as the rest of the Top 25 went 43-0, winning by an average of 31 points.Superintendent charged in Ohio rape case inquirySTEUBENVILLE, Ohio An Ohio school superintendent and three more people have been charged following by a grand jury investigation prompted by the rape of a 16-year-old West Virginia girl last year. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced the charges Monday in Steubenville. The grand jury had investigated whether adults like coaches or school administrators knew of the rape allegation but failed to report it as required by state law. The Steubenville superintendent faces the most serious charges, including obstructing justice. A principal, a strength coach and a volunteer coach also are charged. Theyre accused of interfering with the investigation or failing to report possible abuse of a minor. A judge convicted two Steubenville football players in the August 2012 rape. The attorney generals office said the investigation also included possible crimes committed in connection with another alleged rape four months earlier.GM on Peralta: Cardinals not morale policeST. LOUIS The St. Louis Cardinals factored in Jhonny Peraltas drug suspension when they negotiated a four-year deal worth more than $50 million with the free agent shortstop. General manager John Mozeliak said Monday that Peralta had admitted wrongdoing and served his penalty, and that the Cardinals werent about to appoint themselves morale police. Mozeliak said the club was confident this was an isolated circumstance. The 31-year-old Peralta was suspended for 50 games last summer following Major League Baseballs investigation of the Biogenesis of America anti-aging clinic, which was accused of distributing banned performance-enhancing drugs. He underwent a physical on Sunday but did not attend the introductory news conference. St. Louis also explored a trade but wasnt willing to part with several prospects.From staff and wire reports SPORTS BRIEFS


No. 17 UCF prepares to host rival South Florida Associated PressORLANDO The 17thranked UCF Knights dont see their game against South Florida as a big rivalry game, they see it as a championship contest. We just look at it as another championship game, another conference game that weve got to win, senior wide receiver Jeffrey Godfrey said. Were just going out there like every week, practicing hard for a championship game and not worrying about the rivalry (or) anything else anybody wants to call it. The 17th-ranked Knights (9-1, 6-0) can clinch at least a share of the American Athletic Conference championship and move a step closer to a BCS bowl appearance with a victory over USF (2-8, 2-4). UCF is 0-4 in the series, which has been referred to as the War on I-4. The teams played from 2005-08, but have not met since, which may explain why the players dont see it the same way the two fan bases do. Knights coach George OLeary understands his players perspective. Youve got to understand, these kids were in junior high the last time we played, OLeary said Monday. If theres any still around, theyre ineligible. The Knights coach has always been in favor of playing USF, and is happy that the two will now be meeting regularly since they both play in the AAC. Ive always been pushing to play South Florida every year, OLeary said. I think it would help both schools from a growth standpoint. I think it would help both schools from a stadium attendance capacity standpoint. I think it would help both schools from a fan interest standpoint. There are so many more positives than negatives. I dont know any negatives. UCF offensive linemen Jordan and Justin McCray said they have not talked to their older brother, Cliff, who played in the 2007 game which USF won 64-12. We didnt get to make it to that game, but I remember (UCF) definitely didnt do well against them, Justin McCray said. I guess we can look at that and say we definitely need to play a lot better than that, but I think were a better team. We practice really hard and were going to go out there and do what we need to do. UCF has certainly been on a roll with six consecutive victories. The Knights can match the 2007 team for the longest winning streak in program history with a win on Friday night. The game, which will be the 400th since the UCF programs inception in 1979, will also give the Knights a chance to reach double-digit victories for the second consecutive season and the third time in the past four years. While the players may be downplaying the significance of the rivalry, there is one challenge they are acknowledging: OLeary has told them they have yet to play their best game of the season, where both sides of the ball and the special teams are really clicking. Hes mentioned it, not just this week, but pretty much every game this year, Jordan McCray said. We want to come together as a team to put together a great effort overall, not just in one phase of the game. Fridays game will also be part of a special week for the Knights, who will celebrate Thanksgiving dinner at the team hotel, then play the final home game for eight senior players the next day. Really, we just want to make sure were focused on the game itself and get the win, Jordan McRay said. Everything else will fall into place. As long as we get the win, and play hard and do the thing were supposed to do, it will be a good night.B4TUESDAY, NOVEMBER26, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEFOOTBALL NFL BRIEFSLate Sunday Patriots 34, Broncos 31, OTFOXBOROUGH, Mass. Stephen Gostkowski kicked a 31-yard field goal for New England after a misplayed punt return by Denver, lifting the Patriots to a 34-31 overtime victory over the Broncos on Sunday night. Denvers Tony Carter ran into Ryan Allens punt after it landed and Nate Ebner recovered for New England at the Broncos 13-yard line. After Tom Brady ran twice to line up the kick, Gostkowski connected for his 21st successful field goal attempt. Brady threw for three touchdowns to lead the Patriots (8-3) back from a 24-0 halftime deficit to a 31-24 lead as New England scored on its first five possessions of the second half. Then Peyton Manning threw an 11-yard scoring pass to Demaryius Thomas for the Broncos (9-2), tying it at 31.Dolphins RB Thomas to miss several gamesDAVIE Miami Dolphins running back Daniel Thomas is expected to miss several games because of a left ankle injury, leaving the team with little experience behind starter Lamar Miller. Marcus Thigpen and rookie Mike Gillislee will replace Thomas, offensive coordinator Mike Sherman said Monday. Thomas was hurt in Sundays loss to Carolina. Thigpen is a kick returner with three carries in his two NFL seasons. Gillislee, a fifth-round draft pick from Florida in April, hasnt been active yet. Thomas handled the Dolphins short-yardage situations and was averaging 3.6 yards per carry.Woman jumps from Oakland stadium deckOAKLAND, Calif. A woman who jumped from the third level of the Oakland Raiders stadium survived after a man tried to catch her and broke her fall, police said. The woman, who was not identified, was critically injured Sunday after plunging about 45 feet at Coliseum. She jumped shortly after the Raiders 23-19 loss to the Tennessee Titans, as fans filed out of the stadium. The good Samaritan was seriously injured but was conscious and talking at the hospital, police said.Chiefs unsure on status of pass rushersKANSAS CITY, Mo. Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali had an MRI exam on his sprained left ankle that came back better than expected Monday, while fellow linebacker Justin Houston had an MRI exam on his left elbow postponed because of swelling. Coach Andy Reid wouldnt say whether his top two pass rushers, both of them Pro Bowl picks a year ago, would be available for Sundays game against the Denver Broncos. Hali rolled over his ankle in the first half of Sundays 41-38 loss to the San Diego Chargers. He was walking on crutches in the locker room after the game, but Reid said that he was feeling better on Monday. Its possible he could play vs Denver. Houston appears to be more doubtful after a subluxation of his elbow.From wire reports COLLEGE FOOTBALL BRIEFSKentucky suspends RB SandersLEXINGTON, Ky. Kentucky coach Mark Stoops has suspended leading rusher Raymond Sanders for Saturdays game against Tennessee for violating a team rule. Sanders, who has a team-best 464 yards on 107 carries with three touchdowns, sat out most of the first half of last weeks 59-17 loss at Georgia in what the coach said afterward was for disciplinary reasons. Stoops said he received more information Monday morning leading to the latest punishment, though he didnt say what rules the running back broke. The running backs participation in Saturdays senior day activities will be determined today.RB Williams dismissed from OklahomaNORMAN, Okla. Senior tailback Damien Williams is no longer with Oklahomas football team. Coach Bob Stoops announced Williams dismissal on Monday. Williams, from San Diego, had been suspended for Saturdays win at Kansas State and earlier served a one-game suspension against Tulsa. Williams started one game this season and was the 20th-ranked Sooners second-leading rusher, with 114 carries for 553 yards and seven touchdowns. He also had caught nine passes for 90 yards. Last season, Williams rushed for 946 yards and 11 touchdowns and caught 34 passes for 320 yards and another score while starting nine games for Oklahoma. Wide receiver Lacolton Bester, who also was suspended for the Kansas State game, will be available to play against No. 7 Oklahoma State on Dec. 7.SEC announces weekly honors BIRMINGHAM, Ala. LSU running back Terrence Magee and Vanderbilt linebacker Chase Garnham are the Southeastern Conference offensive and defensive players of the week. The SEC named Missouri defensive tackle Harold Brantley special teams player of the week on Monday. Magee rushed for a career-high 149 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries in a win over Texas A&M. Garnham led Vanderbilt with 10 tackles to tie a career-high. He had seven solo tackles and a tackle for loss. Brantley blocked a Mississippi field goal attempt and took a direct snap 26 yards for a first down on a fake punt.Illinois staff member charged for pointing gunURBANA, Ill. Authorities said University of Illinois football staff member and former player Matt Sinclair has been charged after allegedly pointing an unloaded handgun at a vehicle carrying other staff members. Champaign County States Attorney Julia Rietz said Sinclair was arraigned Monday on two felony counts of unlawful use of a weapon. He was arrested Saturday after Illinois game at Purdue. Rietz said someone called police to report a driver pointing a gun out of a truck on Interstate 74 in eastern Illinois. Police said Sinclair said he pointed the gun as a joke. Sinclair is Illinois assistant director of player personnel and relations. He played at Illinois from 2001-2004.From wire reports Associated PressCentral Florida quarterback Blake Bortles looks for a receiver Thursday in Orlando while pressured by Rutgers linebacker Kevin Snyder. Bortles and the 17th-ranked Knights look for their first-ever win against in-state rival South Florida on Friday. The War on I-4 Steady Glennon leading Bucs Rookie quarterback has led team to three straight wins Associated PressTAMPA Mike Glennon isnt posting the flashiest numbers, however the rookies solid play has been one of the keys to the resurgence of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs (3-8) have won three straight following an 0-8 start, with Glennon minimizing costly mistakes and building confidence by the victory. The third-round draft pick out of North Carolina State threw for 247 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions during Sundays 24-21 win over Detroit. Even more impressive: it was the fourth time in the past five games that he hasnt turned the ball over. Theres still some rookie things he says and does that make you remember, Oh yeah, this guys a rookie. But I think he has accelerated his progress by, from the day he got here, how hard hes prepared and worked, coach Greg Schiano said. Hes playing at a higher level than you would expect of a rookie, the coach added. The things that are hard for rookies (are) to let a bad play die and dont get greedy. Thats what Mike does the best job of. Glennon has thrown one interception since a loss to Philadelphia on Oct. 13. He hasnt lost a fumble since Tampa Bays opening possession of a loss at Atlanta the following week. In six games, hes thrown one interception. Hes now throwing the ball down the field, I think, with more confidence, because hes always been able to do it, just pulling the trigger, Schiano said. That is the development or the maturation of a quarterback. I think were all seeing it right in front of our eyes. I think this is a guy that certainly, as long as he continues on this trajectory, youd love to have as your quarterback for a long time. The Buccaneers visit the Carolina Panthers this Sunday. Since replacing an ineffective Josh Freeman, Glennon has completed nearly 63 percent of his passes for 13 touchdowns and four interceptions in eight starts. The coaching staff and teammates laud the 23-year-olds poise, decisionmaking in the pocket, and willingness to sacrifice personal statistics for the good of the team. Very rarely have we seen him, in anything, make a repeated mistake. Theres a lot to learn, theres always going to be lots of mistakes that are out there, its such a difficult and important position he plays. ... I think hes very mature, hes very focused, he works extremely hard and just has a very good football IQ, offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan said. I think also theres a steadiness about him. He doesnt let himself get too high or too low, hes very evenkeeled, Sullivan added. I think when someone has that perspective, particularly as a quarterback, theyre able to ... focus and make those right decisions. The re-emergence of a productive running game has made a difference, too. Glennon attempted 43, 43, 44 and 51 passes in his first four starts. With Tampa Bay posting three of its top four rushing totals over the past month, hes thrown 23, 21, 23 and 21 passes over the past four games. The Lions shut down the running game, limiting the Bucs to 22 yards on 24 carries. Nevertheless, with help from an opportunistic defense that had five takeaways and scored a touchdown, Glennon was able to thrive without a balanced attack. Schiano is not surprised by the rookies success. In addition to playing in a pro-style offense in college, he said Glennon has benefited from tutelage from Sullivan and quarterbacks coach John McNulty, as well as backup quarterback Dan Orlovsky, whos in his ninth NFL season. The coaches have been great but, being a player, Dans gone through it and he knows what its like to see through the quarterbacks eyes, and just about the preparation and everything that goes in, Glennon said. From the time I got here, he kind of took me under his wing and hes been a tremendous help, Glennon added of Orlovsky. I really cant say enough about him, because hes the first one in with me every day and is always just trying to help me out in whatever way possible. Associated PressDetroit defensive tackle Nick Fairley pressuresTampa Bay quarterback Mike Glennon on Sunday at Ford Field in Detroit. The Buccaneers won 24-21 for their third win in a row after starting the season 0-8.


ecently one of my patients requested me to write an article on chewing tobacco. Her friend quit smoking cigarettes but started chewing tobacco. He feels that chewing tobacco is much better than smoking. This is also known as smokeless tobacco. I grew up in India. Chewing tobacco in the part of India where I grew up is an extremely common problem, and I have seen too many complications of it. Chewing tobacco is the commonest cause of cancer in that part. Smokeless tobacco is available as chewing tobacco or snuff. Different processing techniques, particularly curing, can result in markedly different contents of toxins in smokeless products. About 3 percent of adults in the United States use smokeless products. There is no safe form of tobacco. At least 28 chemicals in smokeless tobacco have been found to cause cancer. Some people think that chewing tobacco is better than smoking cigarettes or cigars. That is not true. The route is different, but the nicotine addiction is the same. Nicotine in smokeless tobacco products absorbs from the mouth or nose along with other compounds in the tobacco. Cigarettes, pipes and cigars burn the tobacco, and the nicotine from the smoke gets into the body through the mouth, nose and lungs. Chewing tobacco has one other big disadvantage: Even after the tobacco is removed from the mouth, nicotine continues to be absorbed into the bloodstream. Also, the nicotine stays in the blood longer for users of smokeless tobacco than for smokers. Smokeless tobacco causes cancer of the mouth, esophageal cancer, and pancreatic cancer. Using smokeless tobacco may also cause heart disease, gum disease and oral lesions other than cancer; such as leukoplakia (precancerous white patches in the mouth). This may sound not so bad but can make it impossible to open the mouth due to scarring. Some people feel that chewing tobacco or smokeless tobacco is less harmful than smoking cigars or cigarettes. This is not true at all. One should not use one to quit the bad habit of another. In other words, if you quit smoking cigarettes but now chew tobacco, you have not helped your health at all. All forms of tobacco and nicotine can harm or kill children and pets if accidentally or otherwise ingested. In short, please do not use tobacco in any form. All forms of tobacco are harmful and must be condemned. Unfortunately, it is very addictive and if you are addicted to any form of tobacco, please do not substitute one form for another, thinking it may be less harmful. There are many other better and proven ways to quit tobacco.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 or call 352-746-0707. HEALTH& LIFE Section CTUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE So you know: T he information contained in the Health & Life section is not intended to cover all possible directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects and is not intended to replace consultation with a physician. Dr. Sunil GandhiCANCER & BLOOD DISEASE Community:DAV needs to buy new van/C6 Smokeless tobacco poses serious health problems There is no safe form of tobacco. At least 28 chemicals in smokeless tobacco have been found to cause cancer. Some people think that chewing tobacco is better than smoking cigarettes or cigars. That is not true. Associated PressCans of smokeless tobacco sit in the Tampa Bay Rays dugout before a baseball game between the Rays and the Baltimore Orioles in 2010 in Baltimore. 000GQR0


Nature Coast attends summit Nature Coast EMS team members recently attended the 20th annual Florida Rural Health Association Educational Summit in Gainesville. This years focus was setting the health care table: politics and economics, and was attended by more than 155 health care and related professionals. The conference hosted the State Surgeon Generals Symposium on Rural Obesity. Team members attended a series of medical educational sessions including collaboration of Rural EMS and Hospitals for trauma care and emerging technologies, community Paramedicine, and affordable care act impacts on rural Florida and the national level. Those attending were Brian Bentley, Nature Coast EMS community paramedic; Lee Bosley, Nature Coast EMS paramedic; Jane Bedford, R.N., CCP, Nature Coast EMS education director; Dr. John Armstrong, Florida Surgeon General and Secretary of Health; Jerri Regan, student services coordinator, Nature Coast EMS; and Dr. Darwin Ang, medical director of trauma services, Ocala Regional Medical Center. Help decorate Tree of LifeFor 19 years, HPH Hospice has staged its Tree of Life celebration in November and December. Its the core fundraiser for the not-for-profit, with proceeds supporting patient and family care. Between Nov.29 and Dec.24, interested persons may make a donation ranging from $5 to $1,000 or more in memory or honor of someone. An ornament corresponding to that amount will be placed on HPHs Tree of Life at the Citrus Hospice House at Emeritus at Barrington Place, 2341 W. Norvell Bryant (County Road 486) in Lecanto. If desired, a tag with that individuals name will be attached. Donations are accepted at the HPH Hospice House or contributions can be made online at or by downloading a donation form at that address. Donations for the Tree of Life can also be made using a major credit card can be made by calling the HPH Foundation at 800-486-8784. The Tree of Life support HPHs community support programs such as free ongoing bereavement groups, holiday bereavement workshops, the Childrens Assistance Program for grieving children and community workshops. For information, call the office at 352-527-4600. Oak Hill offers knee seminarSPRING HILL Fady D. Zeidan, M.D., will present Considering Knee Replacement Surgery? Know Your Surgical Options: Replace or Resurface from 5:30 to 7p.m. Tuesday, Dec.10, at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. Dr. Zeidan is an orthopaedic surgeon at Oak Hill Hospital and is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery. He will discuss all available surgical options for advanced knee arthritis. Admission is free and a complimentary hot meal will be served. Seating is limited and reservations are required. For information and to register, call 352-628-6060 in Citrus or register online at Hospice offers workshopsHospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast Surviving the Holidays Workshops to be offered at six convenient times and locations. Grief can make the holidays a painful time, but theres hope. Join Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast for encouraging seminars that will help you survive the holidays and discover new reasons to enjoy them again. 11a.m. Tuesday, Dec.3, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church Parish Life Center, 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. 2p.m. Wednesday, Dec.4, at the Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast Wings Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Homosassa. 1p.m. Thursday, Dec.5, at at the Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast East Citrus Office, 326 S. Line Ave., Inverness. 6p.m. Tuesday, Dec.10, at at Hospice House, 3350 W. Audubon Park Path (west of County Road 491), Lecanto. 2p.m. Thursday, Dec.12, at at the Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast Levy Office, 24-B Highway 40 E., Inglis. 1p.m. Friday, Dec.13, at at the Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast Wings Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Homosassa. Surviving The Holidays workshops are offered at no cost, are open to the entire community and reservations are requested. Call Lynn Miller at 352621-1500 to make a reservation. Visit Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast on Facebook or on the Web at Memorial to host free seminar, screeningsCitrus Memorial Health System will host a presentation and free screenings from 9 to 11a.m. Saturday, Dec.7, at Citrus Memorial Healthcare Center at Sugarmill Woods, 7945 S. Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa. Its Not All About the Sugar will be presented by board-certified opthomalogist Dr. Shalesh Kaushal. Screenings at the event include blood glucose and retinal checks. Retinal screenings are recommended annually for individuals already diagnosed with diabetes. Those at risk for diabetes may also benefit from the screening as early detection can help prevent vision loss as a result of diabetic macular degeneration. Seating is limited, so an RSVP is required to attend call 352-344-3732. Upcoming blood drivesLifeSouth 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 In the past, we have discussed several types of skin cancers, including basal cell cancer and melanoma. Squamous cell carcinoma is another type of skin cancer that is commonly seen, especially here in Florida with all the sun exposure that we have. This cancer, like the basal cell cancer, is named for the layer for which it arises. It starts in the flat squamous layers in the outermost layer of your skin called the epidermis, which is part of the protective layer that covers the soft tissue beneath including the fat layer, blood vessels, arteries, veins, nerves and muscles. We see squamous cell cancer in all areas of the body, but most common sites tend to develop in the head and neck area and include the rim of the ear, the scalp, the face, the lips, the mouth, and are directly related to damage by sunlight and other sources of ultraviolet radiation, including sun lamps and tanning booths. Squamous cell carcinoma often starts as a precancerous growth called actinic keratosis, which is a scaly growth accompanied by a patch of tiny blood vessels on the surface of the skin with the feel of sandpaper. More than half of squamous cell cancers arise from these actinic keratoses. They seem to develop from this scaly area of irritation into a small, firm lump, which can rapidly increase in size and break down in the center and form an open sore that we commonly call an ulcer. Squamous cell cancer can be confined to the outer layer of the skin for a long time, when rapidly identified and treated can be cured. However, if left for a long period of time, a number of squamous cell cancers can spread, or the term is called metastasize, to other parts of the body. It is of particular importance in the head and neck area because of the prominence of lymph nodes, which can hasten the spread. An example might be someone who has a squamous cell cancer on their chin or cheek area, which can spread to the lymph nodes or glands in the neck and require an extensive surgery including removal of these glands in the neck. The mechanism of spread is that the squamous cell cancer spreads from the superficial layer to the second layer of skin called the dermis and then it allows access to the blood vessels that can carry the cancer to other parts of the body, including the lymph nodes. In some extreme cases, squamous ceil cancer can spread to new skin sites or other organs such as the lungs, brain, or the liver, which is very difficult to treat and sometimes impossible to cure. Squamous cell cancer is treated by removal, which means the cancer should be cut out and removed in its entirety. Techniques such as freezing, burning, or scraping the lesion can be ineffective and cause the lesion to remain in place longer and put patients at risk for spread of the disease. Certain techniques are used by your surgeon to make sure that the growth is completely removed and includes the help of a pathologist at the time of the removal. The pathologist will examine the specimen on site and determine if there is any residual (roots) remaining that would cause the disease to spread to other areas. In some instances, this requires a great deal of tissue to be removed and results in a large defect that may need to be closed up with a skin graft. In some instances, radiation therapy is used as primary treatment or in conjunction with surgery. This is a particularly good option in hard to treat areas or with individuals who are not healthy enough to tolerate surgery. In some instances, also chemotherapy or the use of anti-cancer drugs taken by mouth or injected will be used to treat the-spread of the disease, especially if it has gone beyond the skin to other organs or lymph nodes. It is very important that people take an active role in maintaining their health and one of the ways is to do routine examinations of the skin and identify any suspect areas and bring it to the attention of your doctor.Denis Grillo, D.O., FOCOO, is an ear, nose and throat specialist in Crystal River. Call him at 352-795-0011 or visit C2TUESDAY, NOVEMBER26, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEHEALTH& LIFE 000GOC8 BEST NEW HEARING TECHNOLOGY American Owned and Operated FREE Hearing Test 2013 2013 2013 2013 Inverness 586-7599 Homosassa 621-8000 Dunnellon 789-1559 000GIKA 1 Regina Blvd., Beverly Hills (Across From Fire Station) 746-0330 Beverly Hills DENTAL CENTER Dentures, Partials & Bridges Fast Braces Children Welcome Veneers, Bonding, & Extractions One Visit Root Canals Gum Surgery Implants One Hour Whitening Open Fridays Raphael C. Lewis, D.D.S. P.A. 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Even when a remission or cure has been obtained, the slightest ache or pain will initiate a cascade of thoughts dealing with the possibility of a recurrence of their cancer. Every cancer patient will deal with his or her disease in a unique fashion. Overall it is remarkable how well most cancer patients deal with their diagnosis despite the severe stress it places on them and their families. Most cancer patients are initially in a state of disbelief or denial regarding their diagnosis. This is followed by a state of dysphoria, generally a feeling of unpleasantness. During this phase of dysphoria, patients may notice anxiety, depression, loss of appetite, difficulty sleeping and easy irritability. Concentration can often be impaired and this interferes with short term memory which is often frustrating to these patients. After this, patients begin to adapt to their diagnosis and disease, focus on their therapy, and begin to resume the normal activities of their life. There certainly is no set time line for experiencing these stages of a cancer diagnosis but every patient will confront them in their own fashion and in their own time. If a patient has had difficulty coping with stressful issues in the past, one can certainly expect them to have difficulty dealing with the diagnosis of cancer. Often, this can be further complicated by family, financial, or insurance problems, and must be monitored very carefully. As a patient and their family move through the various stages of a cancer diagnosis and treatment, they will encounter crisis points which are more difficult to cope with. It is at this time that the support of friends and family is of utmost importance. About 20percent of cancer patients will become severely depressed and will require aggressive therapy. Surprisingly, the incidence of severe depression in cancer patients is really no greater than that found in patients suffering from other medical problems. The site of the cancer or the type of the cancer does not seem to be related to the incidence of depression in these patients, either. Physicians and family members must look for signs of depression and treat patients accordingly when this diagnosis is established. Psychotherapy, behavior therapy and group therapy will all help the patient focus on dealing with their diagnosis and problems. Group meetings or support groups can be extremely beneficial to some patients, while others are uncomfortable sharing their problems and thoughts with a large group of people. Finally, antidepressants are often very effective in managing these symptoms at doses lower than that seen with typical depression. Unfortunately, antidepressant therapy is very often underutilized in cancer patients. In summary, depression is a common finding in patients with a diagnosis of cancer. Physicians and family members must look for these symptoms and assist with obtaining help and treatment for these individuals when signs of depression are seen.Dr. C. Joseph Bennett is a board-certified 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 Dr. C. Joseph BennettNAVIGATING CANCER Squamous cell a common type of cancer Dr. Denis GrilloEAR, NOSE & THROAT HEALTH NOTES See NOTES / Page C4


DR. ROBERTBROCKETT Special to the ChronicleNote: After reading last weeks column from Dr. Grillo, Dr. Brockett, a local oral surgeon that I refer to, asked if he could write todays column. He had just spent the weekend with Dr. Donald Cohen from the University of Florida on this very topic. I hope you enjoy reading. The information is important to know.Dr. Frank VasciminiLast week, Dr. Denis Grillo did an excellent article on the human papilloma virus as the causative agent of warts. As there are around 130 different types of human papilloma viruses, the ones that cause warts are somewhat benign. There is a dark side to this virus, however, in that there are high-risk HPV genotypes (specifically 16 and 18 with nine other contributors) that are at extremely high risk for development of cancer of the throat and tonsillar area. The skin in this area is so thin that the virus can perforate the skin and lodge itself within the skin. When the concentration of virus gets high enough, oral cancer may result. There is a possibility of spontaneous resolution of these HPV infestations, but the bad news is that they may lay dormant for many years and then become expressed with advancing age. This is a sexually transmitted disease. When one is exposed, 90percent will clear within two years. This means the virus is not detectible, but it doesnt mean its still not present in a latent stage. In the 1950s, the Kinsey report stated that among single males and females, oral sex was reported at 10percent and 19percent, respectively, of those responding to the study. In the 2000s, there are numerous studies that report a 90percent-plus response of single males and females who have engaged in oral sex. This seems to be a significant statistic with the spread of this dangerous virus. This is not as ominous as it sounds. There are vaccines available today that will prevent these viruses from causing oral or cervical cancer. A medication called Gardasil (quadrivalent human papilloma virus type 6, 11, 16, 18 recombinant vaccine) gives protection against these more virulent viruses. It is recommended for routine immunization of males and females at ages 11 to 12 with three successive doses. The cost is between $130 to $160 per dose. It is 90percent to 100percent effective at preventing cervical dysplasia (precancer) and 90percent effective preventing oral high-grade dysplasia (pre-cancer). Please talk to your pediatrician or family physician about this medication. Dr. Donald Cohen is chief of oral pathology at the University of Florida, Department or Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. HEALTH& LIFECITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, NOVEMBER26, 2013 C3 000G8CY 000GIK3 4805 S. Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa, FL 34446 352-628-0012 Always Welcoming New Patients FRANK J. VASCMINI, DDS B.K. Patel, M.D Internal Medicine Geriatrics Family & General Medicine Internal Medicine Intensive Care (Hospital) Long-Term Care (Nursing Home) Homosassa 4363 S. Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa Springs (352) 503-2011 Mon.-Fri. 8:30am-4:30pm, Saturday by appt. only 8:00am-11:00am H. Khan, M.D. Board Certified Family Medicine Beverly Hills 3775 N. Lecanto Hwy. Beverly Hills (352) 746-0600 Inverness 213 S Pine Ave. Inverness (352) 560-3000 New Patients & Walk-ins Are Always Welcome Humana, Medicare, United Health Care assignment accepted Our Goal Is A Healthier You Active Staff at both Seven Rivers & Citrus Memorial Hospitals Primary Medical Care Centers Adrian Saenz, P.A. Stephanie Gomes, P.A. Joseph Starnes, P.A. 000GJEM HPV can cause more than warts Pat Theobald is on a mission two actually. The 63-year-old Rainbow Springs resident doesnt have much time for either, but shes making the best of a dire situation. In March, Theobald was diagnosed with an aggressive stage of pancreatic cancer and she didnt need the doctor to tell her what was next, she knew all too well after watching her mother pass away five years ago from the same disease. Theobald knew the clock on life was ticking, and ticking fast. When (the doctors) first told me what my diagnosis was, I knew what the outcome was going to be, she said, explaining she was given a year to live. My mom passed away from pancreatic cancer five years ago, so I was familiar with the disease. I knew what he was going to tell me. She knew there was little she could do about results, or likely the outcome. Its out of my hands and its in Gods hands, said Theobald, who began chemotherapy treatments in May at Shands Hospital in Gainesville. I was going to do whatever I could to make what I could with time left, and Ive been doing that. Her first mission is to educate the public and raise awareness. November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, Theoblad said, in which the public is encouraged to wear purple much like folks are asked to wear pink during October and the national Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign. Awareness is key, Theobald said. Currently, she explained there are no tests available for early detection of pancreatic cancer and the survival rate for the disease is 6 percent for five years. Survival rates for colon, breast and prostate cancers are better than 65 percent, according to the American Cancer Society. However, there are early detection screenings for each one, which Theobald said is wonderful such tests are available. Funding for pancreatic cancer is critical, too, Theobald said. Its also one of most underfunded studies, she said, explaining one of the reasons is because of the lack of survivors to advocate the need for funding. Thats because a majority of the patients die within a year. Its a very short window to advocate for funding and awareness; so it falls on family and friends. This year alone, about 45,000 people in the United States will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, but only about 5,000 will live past the first year, Theobald said, whereas the other cancers will have slightly fewer than 3 million survivors to advocate for research. (Pancreatic cancer) is a tough one, a lethal one. There are a lot of things people can do if they are aware, because its important. When I realized no one knows about Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, she said, I realized I needed to do something to raise awareness, to encourage people to wear a purple ribbon, wear purple, to participate, even if its running or walking in a Purple Stride event. I would like to see folks contribute, to raise awareness just anything you can do to raise awareness. No cancer is fun. This one desperately needs (funding) to catch up, have some early detection methods. Not knowing what the next day would bring, priorities have certainly changed for Theobald as well as her husband, Bernie. The couple has been married for 26 years, and together has seven children. All told, Theobald said, there family of 22, which includes spouses and grandchildren, have become the focus since the diagnosis last spring Certainly, my husband has been a trooper, she said. Hes been wonderful and supportive throughout this whole experience. But so has her entire family, she added. Our family is very close, Theobald explained. I am very blessed with the tremendous amount of support from my husband, our children, my sisters and my grandchildren. I dont know what anyone would do if they didnt have the family support. I wake up every day and thank God for all of the blessings in my life. Because its easy for me to see the tremendous amount of blessings I do have. I wish everybody could appreciate every day, before you get to the point where you know it could be your last day. I truly appreciate every day and every moment I have; I wish everyone could live that way. I dont know what tomorrow is going to bring. I wish everybody who was healthy could live that way. Its a difficult thing to do, until youre forced into it. Theobald admits to viewing life through a different perspective. I look at things differently such as the environment and I stop to smell the roses, she said. I dont want to jump out of an airplane. I dont have a bucket list of things I need to do before I die. All of the things I used to worry about, I dont worry about them anymore. I use time to spend with family and friends.I dont find it difficult to look on the bright side and not dwell on the unpleasant. Theobald said the simplest advice she could give to others is easy. I would say enjoy the little things in life, your family and friends, she said. Enjoy the beauty that surrounds you, focus on those things. Because you dont know whats going to happen. They could find they have the same prognosis as me, or something different. It could happen to anyone. Theobald makes it clear, she doesnt want pity, what she wants is to enjoy her time with her family and for folks to step up and help raise awareness for what others in the future may endure so that they have a fighting chance of overcoming the long odds. She asks that everyone take time this month to wear a purple ribbon or a purple shirt, just to recognize it is National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. That, she said, could be the start for what is needed in research. The problem is early detection, and that is what is saving lives with breast, colon and other cancers, she said. They have millions of survivors, but they havent been able to develop a screening tool for pancreatic cancer. The symptoms are very vague and by the time they catch it, 80 percent of the folks are in the late stage. Its essential we develop a screening tool, raise awareness so funding increases. Woman hopes to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsPat Theobald is on a mission to raise awareness about pancreatic cancer. In March, the 63-year-old Rainbow Springs resident was diagnosed with an aggressive stage of pancreatic cancer. November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, and Theobald is encouraging everyone to wear puple. Jeff Bryan Riverland News


C4TUESDAY, NOVEMBER26, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE HEALTH& LIFE 000GOLW Jacki Scott, Director Sally Smith, Accompanist Including Holiday Song Favorites Plus Selections From the Famous Handels Messiah Two Performances Only December 1, 2013 3:00pm St. Timothy Lutheran Church 1070 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River, FL December 8, 2013 3:00pm Faith Lutheran Church 935 S. Crystal Glen Dr., Lecanto, FL General Admission is $10 for adults Children 12 and under are always free Tickets available at the door, no need for advance reservations. Thank you for supporting our scholarship program. Please visit our website at: and Like us on Facebook Citrus Community Concert Choir Inc. Proudly Presents Their HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA of MUSIC Hanukkah Hanukkah Candle Lighting Candle Lighting & Celebration & Celebration *** In case of rain, celebration will be held in the second-floor courtroom *** 000GOJK Wednesday, December 4, 2013 6:00 pm Historic Courthouse Grounds in Downtown Inverness (US-41/SR-44) SPONSORS : Joes Family Restaurant 7th Heaven Salon & Spa Citrus County Chronicle Citrus County Historical Society Congregation Beth Sholom of Citrus County THANK YOU: Citrus County Parks & Recreation Damian Cruz Citrus County Sheriff Fire Rescue For more information, contact: (352) 643-0995 For more For more information, information, contact: contact: (352) 643-0995 (352) 643-0995 ALL INVITED Join us for the only public Hanukkah celebration in Citrus County. Latkes Potato Pancakes Munchkins Coffee & Tea Music 000GCHX 000FUPC Reserved Seats ~ $15.00 VIP Packages Available* Box Office ~ (352) 637-4663 *Includes VIP seating, Commemorative T-Shirts, Program Ad, Entry to Private Pre-show Sugar Plum Reception & more! Platinum Sponsor: Dec. 7 2013 6:00 p.m. Gold Sponsors: Curtis Peterson Auditorium Lecanto, FL 000GM16 Annual Christmas Annual Christmas Dinner Dance Dinner Dance Saturday, December 7, 2013 711 PM Citrus Hills Lodge 350 E. Norvell Bryant Hwy. (SR 486), Hernando Music by RUDY TURNER Ticket: $40 (all monies due by 12/2/13) At Door: $50 Contact: Cora Covington (352) 527-8802 or Carol Bowers (352) 270-3866 Afro-American Afro-American Club of Club of Citrus Citrus County County Presents Presents their their 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 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov.26, AAA Roofing, 1000 N.E. Fifth St., Crystal River. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov.27, Walmart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-toLake Highway, Inverness. Offices closed Thursday, Nov.28 Happy Thanksgiving. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov.29, Bealls, 346 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov.30, Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, 4150 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. Seven Rivers Regional offers health programsCRYSTAL RIVER Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center offers the following health education programs presented by board-certified physicians and licensed medical professionals. Website: Call 352-795-1234 to register for the programs. Pre-Surgery Ortho Camp Having knee or hip replacement surgery? Attend Ortho Camp to learn preand postsurgery exercises, how to use a walker, knee and hip precautions and adaptive equipment that may be needed for activities of daily living 1p.m. Tuesday, Dec.3, at Seven Rivers Regional. Program is free; registration required. Childbirth Education Expectant couples learn about labor, delivery and relaxation techniques, exercising, newborn characteristics and breastfeeding. Begins Thursday, Dec.4, from 6 to 9p.m. and continues each Thursday evening through Dec.19 in the Medical Offices Building Community Room. Cost is $30; registration required. Breastfeeding/Infant Care Expectant or new mothers learn helpful techniques for successful breastfeeding as well as basic infant care at 6p.m. Tuesday, Dec.10, in the Medical Offices Building Community Room. Program is free; registration required. Balance Screenings Seven Rivers Rehab & Wound Center offers free balance screenings at 1675 S.E. U.S. 19 in the Crystal River Shopping Center (next to Sweetbay). Call 352-795-0534 to schedule.Health 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.SHINE volunteers help seniors with MedicareMedicares Prescription Drug Plan (Part D) and Medicare Advantage Plans (MA) Open Enrollment Period is Oct.15 through Dec.7, so now is the time for Florida seniors to review their current health care and prescription drug coverage. Floridas SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) program, reminds Medicare beneficiaries to carefully evaluate their health care needs and to seek assistance in making any necessary changes during this Open Enrollment Period. This is for Medicare beneficiaries, and not to be confused with the Affordable Healthcare Marketplace. For Marketplace information and referrals, call Floridas Elder Helpline at 800-963-5337. If you cannot get to one of the SHINE locations, or if you prefer telephone contact, you may request a phone appointment. Call SHINE at the Citrus County Resource Center at 352-527-5956 to identify SHINE locations in your area or to be connected to a SHINE counselor in Citrus County. SHINE is a free service of the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, managed locally by Elder Options in Gainesville. For information, call the Elder Helpline toll-free at 800-963-5337 or visit Hospice offers holiday bereavement classesIf you are apprehensive about the holidays due to a death of a loved one or friend, HPH Hospice is here to help. As the holiday season nears, many people feel sorrow, anguish and even dread. The hospice will host a 90-minute workshop at 2p.m. Thursday, Dec.12, The workshops will be at St. Timothys Evangelical Lutheran Church at 1071 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. Participants will learn helpful tips for coping and facing what can be a challenging time. The workshops will be facilitated by Paul Winstead, LMHC, and bereavement specialist. Call 352-5274600 for information. NOTESContinued from Page C2 MONTHLY SUPPORT GROUPS SPRING HILL Leukemia/Lymphoma Support Group 5 to 6:30p.m. the fourth Tuesday 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 Jeff Haight, R.N., group facilitator, at 352-688-7744. Caregivers Support and Information meeting, noon the fourth Tuesday monthly at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 1070 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. Mary Franczak, physical therapist from Sever Rivers Regional Medical Center, will speak about physical safety issues during the holidays. This will be the Holiday Luncheon, so reservations are requested. Call Gail Sirak at 352-7951618 or Charlotte Downing at 352-422-7044 for directions/information. 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 800-5301188 to register. Alzheimers caregiver support group 3 p.m. fourth Tuesday monthly at Crystal Gem Manor, 10845 W. Gem St., Crystal River, facilitated by Debbie OLeary, a group leader trained by the Alzheimers Family Organization. Call 352-794-7601. Respite care available. Alzheimers caregiver support group 2 p.m. the last Thursday monthly at Highland Terrace ALF, 700 Medical Court E., Inverness, facilitated by Debbie OLeary, a group leader trained by the Alzheimers Family Organization. Call 352-860-2525. Respite care available. 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 813963-6461 ext.11, or visit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society website at 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. Look Good ... Feel Better a free twohour 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 352-341-7741 or the American Cancer Society at 800-395-5665 to register. Emotions Anonymous 12-step support group, noon the second and fourth Thursdays monthly at Central Ridge Library, Forest Ridge Boulevard and Roosevelt, in Beverly Hills. Call Meg at 352-527-2443. 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, 727-343-0600; SPRING HILL Stroke Support Group noon the fourth Thursday monthly at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in the private dining room. Call Pam McDonald at 352-346-6359. 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 352-596-1926. 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@ 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 InstituteNew 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. 000GPMP GRAND OPENING GRAND OPENING Three Sisters Pavillion Three Sisters Pavillion 12:00 Noon 12:00 Noon By By Friends of Crystal River Friends of Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge National Wildlife Refuge Park at Kings Bay Plaza Park at Kings Bay Plaza Free Shuttle to Property Free Shuttle to Property


Alzheimers Association-Florida 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: 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 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. 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. Brooksville: Lykes Memorial County Library, 238 Howell Ave.; 2:30p.m. first Friday monthly. Call Jerry Fisher at 352688-4537. 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 352683-9009 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 352-628-4083 for meeting dates. Citrus Memorial Health System is a 198-bed, not-forprofit 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 352-726-1551, 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 352-3416110 for details. Head and Neck Cancer Support: Robert Boissoneault Cancer Institute. Contact Wendy Hall at 352-527-0106. 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 800-395-5665. 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 352-229-4202 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.HEALTH& LIFECITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, NOVEMBER26, 2013 C5 An educational/historical event presented by the Floral City Heritage Council. For more information call 352-860-0101 or visit FLORAL CITY HERITAGE DAYS Friday, Dec. 6 5:30 to 9 p.m. Fish Fry begins at 4 p.m. Candles N Carols at 5:30 p.m. SAT., DEC.7 10 a.m. 4 p.m. Blue Banner Tour of Historic Homes for a $10 Tour Ticket Acoustic music, fish fry, demonstrations, historical exhibits and Country Store. 000GOAG CANDLES N CAROLS 000GO7H Musicians interested in playing may call Roy Hoskins at 382-1875 You are invited to an Open Jam Session The Jam Session features local and visiting musicians playing Old Favorites, Jazz, Swing and Dixieland for your listening and dancing pleasure. Sunday December 1, 2013 1:30 to 4 p.m. The public is invited! $7 donation at the door for non-members. LOCATION Catholic Charities Citrus Community Outreach Center formerly the Knights of Columbus Hall in Homosassa Springs Bring your own refreshments. 000GPMA pleased to present its 7th Annual Womens December 6 & 7, 2013 ENTRY FEE: $95.00 PER PERSON INCLUDES One (1) practice round the Week of Dec. 1 Cart fee $16.00 Tournament Play and Range Balls Tee Gift Breakfast, Lunch and Lounge Specials each day PRIZES : Trophy to Overall Low Gross Generous Pro Shop Credis for All Flight Winners Entry Deadline: Must be received with payment by December 5, 2013 DAY ONE Friday, December 6, 2013 8:30 a.m. Registration/Breakfast 9:30 a.m. Shotgun 11:00-1:30 Lunch at the turn DAY TWO Saturday, December 7, 2013 8:30 a.m. Breakfast 9:30 a.m. Shotgun 1:45 p.m. Lunch, Awards & Raffle For more information, contact: Jeff Shelton, PGA Director of Golf at 352-726-2583 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; NarAnon is for family and friends of addicts. Find a free local support group in your area: call 888-947-8885 or go to www.NARANONFL .org. Recovery from Food Addiction 7 p.m. Thursdays at St. Annes Church, 9870 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, in the parish hall library. Call Peg at 410-903-7740. 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 7 to 8:30p.m. Sundays at Queen of Peace Catholic Church Main Hall, 6455 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. 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 352-220-1959. 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. 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 352-621-0599. Visit the website: 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 352-637-4563. Visit the website: 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. Parsons 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: 352-508-1604. 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 352-3448111 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 352-628-2874. 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 352-7940017. 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. SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS WEEKLY SUPPORT MEETINGS


Sponsored by Virgilio Insurance Services and Mamas Kuntry Caf, the Breast Cancer Support Benefit Dinner Dance was held at the Caf with a Halloween theme last month. After dinner, Judy Bonard, support group president, spoke briefly about the mission of the group which provides encouragement as well as financial assistance to those with cancer issues. With Dr. Joseph Bennett as medical adviser, the group meets the second Friday monthly at 11:30 a.m. at his Inverness office with an average of 40 attending. Recently, the group has participated in five Navigating Cancer presentations on WYKE-TV, Channel 16. Music Master D.J. Saleem chose as the opening number, At Last, then he surprised me by asking me to dance to one of my favorite songs, Have I Told You Lately That I Love You? with him. Soon, this frequent entertainer at caf benefit functions was teaching the Electric Slide and Macarena to the crowd. A bevy of door prizes were awarded, donated by the Reyna Bell family, Al and Madeline Markowitz, Baby Blessings, Mary Thomas, Tim Herndon of Herndon Plumbing, Flora Pedicure and Nails, Louise DeSantis, Mark Novak Tech Burn Inc., La Bella Salon, Viviana Hair Salon, Mamas Kuntry Caf, Judy Bonard, and Arnold and Mary Ann Virgilio. Another recent benefit was the appearance of the Good Spirit Foundations Amazzing Steel Band concert at the First Presbyterian Church in Crystal River. Admission was a freewill offering. Opening with Surfin USA, the group was dressed in rainbow-colored, tie-dyed shirts as youthful members circulated throughout the audience in search of enthusiastic fans dancing in the church pews to award them with an appreciative lollipop. Never on Sunday brought wild applause as the youthful musicians, ranging in age from 4 through teens, performed admirably with Ed and Sue Messer, camp counselors, directing. Reegen Tristy and Cathy, beginner players, captured our heart with Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, accompanied by a tiny tot player on the maracas. Chopsticks was next. A groovy s rendition of Wipeout hit the spot with the crowd groovining and clapping to the beat. Toning it down a bit, Messer explained that the handmade drums are created by Tom Reynolds and are called Pans. Some have 15 notes inside, some 28. Josh, a volunteer player who started at age 9 and is now 27, was introduced. The haunting melody of Jamaica, made famous by Harry Belafonte, was the next choice for the amazing ensemble. Next, 100-year-old Frances Messer, founder of the group and mother of Ed Messer, was introduced. Adult volunteers are needed for the frequent camping experiences offered to children and youths. Located at 6161 E. Stokes Ferry Road in Hernando, call 352726-7531 and visit the camp to learn about it and the opportunities to serve as a volunteer. Other services provided include mission trips, assistance with The Path and Sanctuary shelters, Resolve and Refresh Weekends, marriage and personal counseling. Serving since 1984, it is a nondenominational, nonprofit corporation.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. 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 Notes tend to run one week prior to the date of an e vent. Publication on a special day cant be guaranteed. Wildlife Club to hear about bearsThe Wildlife Club of Pine Ridge invites all Pine Ridge residents and guests to the next monthly meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Pine Ridge Community Center, 5690 W. Pine Ridge Blvd. Guest speaker will be Mama Jo Lecount from the Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. She will speak about the Florida black bear, how the park assists with orphaned bear cubs and will bring a couple surprise visitors. Many free wildlife handouts will be available and refreshments will be served. The December meeting will be Monday, Dec. 16. For more information contact Brenda L. Roberts, club president, at 352746-2384 or blr768@tampa to host Johnny Stanko RunThe IR-RU Family, at 922 U.S. 41 S., Inverness, will host the Johnny Stanko Memorial Childrens Christmas Run on Sunday. Registration is at 10 a.m. Kickstands go up at 11 a.m. One roll is $10; extras, $5. Bring a new, unwrapped toy. Prizes will be awarded all day. Stops will be at American Legion 237, Mickeys, the Old Mill Tavern, Two Deuces, Crystal River Eagles Lodge 4272 and return to IR-RU. All proceeds go to benefit children and needy families at Christmas. All wheels are welcome. Free buffet for riders. The Jimmy Sparks Band will perform from 4 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 352637-5118.Take a chance on Super Bowl tripThe Lecanto Parent-Teacher Organization is selling 1,000 tickets for $20 each for a chance to win a trip to the Super Bowl. The winner will receive two lower-level Super Bowl XLVIII tickets for the Feb. 2 game in East Rutherford, N.J. The package also includes a merchandise coupon, three-night stay, airfare and more. The winning ticket will be drawn Sunday at High Octane Saloon. Tickets are available at several area locations. Call 352-302-3475 or email LecantoPrimaryPTO@ for information. All welcome at free yoga, reiki sessionsFree yoga and reiki sessions are offered weekly. For schedules and more information, call Aviva (for yoga) at 352-419-7800 or Connie (for reiki) at 352-560-7686. COMMUNITYPage C6TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Precious PawsADOPTABLE Genna Special to the ChronicleGenna is a terrier mix, about 6 months old. She enjoys all the puppy tasks like wrestling, hide and seek and chasing her toys. She is crate trained and learning to walk on a leash. She is great with other animals and will make a super family pet. 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 noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Floral City Adoption Center at Gretas Touch on U.S. 41 is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Both sites will be closed for Thanksgiving, Nov. 28 through Dec. 1. For more information about Genna and other pets, call 352-726-4700 or go to Ruth LevinsAROUND THE COMMUNITY NEWS NOTES Recent benefits put fun in fundraisers Special to the ChronicleKeep Citrus County Beautiful presented a Pride Award to VFW Post 8189 in recognition of the improvements they have made to the Veterans Monument in Homosassa across Yulee Drive from the Homosassa Elementary School. In addition to post members, post auxiliary member Shona Cook was instrumental in completing the project, as was then-Veterans Service Officer John JJ Kenney. The monument was rededicated in October 2011 and improvements are ongoing. The post is at 8856 W Veterans Drive in Homosassa. For more information, visit and look for photos of the monument and its dedication ceremony under the slideshows tab. Commander Dennis Cody and Mark Long represented the post at the award presentation, with Susie Metcalfe and Casey Stephens representing Keep Citrus County Beautiful. To nominate an individual, group or business for a future Pride Award, email the KCCB at or call 352-746-9393. New members are welcome. Post takes Pride Special to the ChronicleThe Disabled American Veterans Transportation Network requests contributions to reach a goal of $20,000 for a new van. The van program goes to the clinic in The Villages, as well as to the VA facility in Gainesville. The service is available to all veterans each weekday, for scheduled appointments, tests and procedures. The program uses a loaner van, which has more than 270,000 miles on it, to transport to The Villages. The van for The Villages leaves from the Lecanto Community Base Outpatient Clinic and will pick up veterans along the way. Those interested in being transported for an appointment may call the VA service office at 352-527-5915. Cash donations are not accepted and it is requested that contributions be made by check or money order made out to: DAV Van Project with DAV van project also written in the memo section. Mail a tax-deductible contribution to: DAV Van Project, c/o Joe Stephens, chairman, 2797 W. Xenox Drive, Citrus Springs, FL 34433 or mail it to DAV Chapter 70: DAV Van Project/Treasurer, Gerald A. Shonk, DAV Florida Chapter 70, 1039 N. Paul Drive, Inverness, FL 34450. Veterans need van Donations sought to replace old vehicle for runs to VA clinics Operation Welcome Home of Citrus County is seeking information about service men and women stationed in Afghanistan so that the group can send Christmas care packages. At present, the group only knows of three soldiers, and more organizations are requesting names so they can help. Call Barbara Mills at 352-442-6236. Help Santa find service members NEWS NOTES Resort to do saleThe Red Oaks RV Resort will have a community-wide yard sale beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday. The Red Oaks RV Resort Craft Show will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. Tables are $5 each. Those interested should call 352-793-2152. There will be food available for breakfast and lunch. Red Oaks RV Resort is at 5551 S.W. 18th Terrace, Bushnell.Elks plans cruiseThe West Citrus Elks Lodge in Homosassa will sponsor a Victory Casino Cruise from Port Canaveral on Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014. The bus will leave from the lodge on Grover Cleveland Boulevard. Tickets, available from noon to 3 p.m. Mondays at the lodge, include the bus trip, casino cruise and some free vouchers. Deadline to sign up is Sunday. Proceeds benefit HPH Hospice. For price and more information, call Jean Marchese at 352-382-1443.Come jam at postEveryone is welcome to join the American Legion Allen Rawls Post 77 at a jam from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday with Nashville artist John Thomas and The Ramblin Fever Band. If you are an entertainer, enjoy playing an instrument and/or singing, come for an evening of great music, entertainment, dancing and listening pleasure. Cost is $5 at the door; food and soft drinks are available for a donation to help defray the cost of the food provided. The post is at 4375 Little Al Point (off of Arbor) in Inverness. For more information, call 352-4762134, 352-476-7001 or 352-726-0444.Bird walk setThe Florida Department of Environmental Protections Rainbow Springs State Park will host a birding walk on Saturday. Birding walks will be conducted by Rainbow Springs volunteer and president of the Citrus County Audubon Society, Fred Hileman, with assistance from other birding enthusiasts. Meet in the parking lot at 8 a.m. at the Headsprings entrance. The headsprings area is 3 miles north of Dunnellon. Beginners are welcome. Bring binoculars or other birding tools, comfortable shoes, sunscreen, bug spray and water. A few pairs of binoculars may be available for use. For more information, email president@ citruscountyaudubon Regular park admission fee of $2 applies.


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER26, 2013 C7CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEENTERTAINMENT PHILLIPALDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn.Short books that concentrate on onetopic have enjoyed considerable popularity. This year, Audrey Grant put out Five Steps to Simplify the Endplay (Baron Barclay). The reader is given the five steps to work through when planning an endplay. There are 31 pages with illustrative deals covering these key aspects. Then there are 10 problems to solve, so the reader can check that the theory has been grasped. The main snag is that at the table, it can be harder spotting an endplay than executing it once the need is recognized. In this deal from the book, look at only the North and South hands. The contract is four spades. After West leads the diamond king, how should South plan the play, given that trumps are breaking 3-2? Three no-trump would have been easy to make, and perhaps North, since he has a strong doubleton, should have eschewed Stayman. But that would have ruined the lesson. South is in danger of losing three hearts and one diamond. He can hope that East has the heart ace, but better is to give West the lead with his known diamond queen when he must either lead a heart around to declarers king or concede a ruff-and-sluff. This requires eliminating all the black-suit cards from West. South wins the first trick, draws trumps, and cashes his four club tricks. Then he leads a diamond. West takes declarers jack with his queen, but he is endplayed. In real life, the endplay will be unnecessary half the time, because East will have the heart queen but not in books, magazines or lessons. 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He has portrayed me to others as racist, womanizing and incompetent. He has control over my payable time and my vacation requests. He has the ear of management and lives in the same neighborhood as many of my co-workers. I fear that bringing any of this up for discussion will create a level of retaliation far worse than the existing reality. Any suggestions? Kansas Dear Kansas: First, examine your own behavior to see whether there is cause for such rumors to take hold, and if so, correct it. Still, it is no excuse for your supervisor to spread gossip. He also seems ineffectual as a leader, because he does not make his wishes clear and stifles attempts by employees to clarify. Normally, these would be issues to document and then discuss with human resources or the supervisors boss. However, if you worry that doing so will create more problems, you have two choices: Either conduct yourself in a way that is beyond reproach and do your best to put up with it, or start looking for another job. Dear Annie: I love your column and hope you can clear something up for me. What is the correct thing to do when sending a sympathy card? It seems that most death notices these days suggest donating to a favorite charity in lieu of flowers. But is it OK just to send a card? Should money always be enclosed? My friend says yes, but I had never heard of this. Is this a religious custom or popular in certain parts of our country? I get a different answer every time I ask someone. Casper, Wyo. Dear Casper: A sympathy card is always appropriate, and no, you do not have to enclose money. If the bereaved is struggling financially, it is a kindness to send something to help defray funeral costs, but it is absolutely not mandatory. 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Over the objections of my out-of-state siblings, I moved her into a continuing care facility that provides for rehab, skilled care and assisted living. She went kicking and screaming, but eventually apologized for making it so hard on me. She has tons of new friends and is happy and active. Everyone who works there loves her, and she knows it. Two weeks after she moved in, she said, I wish Id moved here three years ago. I do, too. W. Dear W.: A lot of folks have found that the company and care at a retirement or assisted-living facility is quite enjoyable once they have made the adjustment. To all our Jewish readers: Happy Chanukah!Annies Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Email your questions to, or write to: Annies Mailbox, Creators Syndicate, 737 Third St., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. 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R (GOLF) 727 67 727 CentralLessonsBig BreakTop 10Big Break NFLBig Break NFL (N)Big Break NFLCentralBig Break (HALL) 59 68 59 45 54 The Christmas Pageant (2011, Comedy) Melissa Gilbert. November Christmas (2010, Drama) Sam Elliott, John Corbett. NR Catch a Christmas Star (2013, Romance) Shannon Elizabeth, Steve Byers. NR (HBO) 302 201 302 2 2 Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005, Action) Brad Pitt. (In Stereo) PG-13 Real Time With Bill Maher MA Identity Thief (2013) Jason Bateman. A victim of identity theft fights back. Boardwalk Empire MA (HBO2) 303 202 303 The Contender (2000) R Abraham Lincoln Rushmore (1998) Jason Schwartzman. 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C8TUESDAY, NOVEMBER26, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLECOMICS Pickles Crystal River Mall 9; 564-6864 Bad Grandpa (R) 2:10 p.m., 4:30, 10:50 p.m. The Best Man Holiday (R) 12:40 p.m., 3:45 p.m. Captain Phillips (PG-13) 12:15p.m., 3:25 p.m. Delivery Man (PG-13) 11:50 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:10 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 10:25 p.m. Free Birds (PG) 11:45 a.m., 5:20 p.m., 7:35 p.m., 9:55 p.m. Free Birds (PG) In 3D. 10:30 p.m. No passes. Frozen (PG) 7 p.m., 9:50 p.m. Frozen In 3D. (PG) 7 p.m. Homefront (NR) 8 p.m., 10:45 p.m. Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) 12 p.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10 p.m., 10:30 p.m. No passes. Last Vegas (PG-13) 12:20 p.m., 2:50 p.m., 5:20 p.m., 7:50 p.m., 10:20 p.m. Thor: The Dark World (PG-13) 12:45 p.m., 7:40 p.m. 10:25 p.m. No passes. Thor: The Dark World (PG-13) In 3D. 4:15 p.m. No passes. Citrus Cinemas 6 Inverness; 637-3377 Bad Grandpa (R) 2:30 p.m., 7:05, 10:45 p.m. Captain Phillips (PG-13) 10:30a.m., 3:45p.m., 6:45p.m. Delivery Man (PG-13) 10:45 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 10:15 p.m. Free Birds (PG) 1:30 p.m. Gravity (PG-13) In 3D. 1:15p.m., 4:15, p.m., 7:20 p.m. No passes. Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) 10:30 a.m., 11:15 p.m., 12 p.m., 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 10 p.m., 10:30 p.m. No passes. Thor: The Dark World (PG-13) 1:45 p.m., 8 p.m. No passes. Thor: The Dark World (PG-13) In 3D. 4:25 p.m., 10:40 p.m. No passes. Peanuts Garfield For Better or For Worse Sally Forth Beetle Bailey Dilbert The Grizzwells The Born Loser Blondie Doonesbury Kit N Carlyle Rubes Dennis the Menace The Family Circus Betty Big Nate Arlo and Janis Frank & Ernest Times provided by Regal Cinemas and are subject to change; call ahead. TodaysMOVIES WJUF-FM 90.1 National Public WHGN-FM 91.9 Religious WXCV-FM 95.3 Adult Mix. WXOF-FM 96.7 Classic Hits WEKJ FM 96.3, 103.9 Religious WSKY 97.3 FM News Talk WXJB 99.9 FM News Talk WRGO-FM 102.7 Oldies WYKE-FM 104.3 Sports Talk WDUV 105.5 FM Hudson WJQB-FM 106.3 Oldies WFJV-FM 103.3 s to s WRZN-AM 720 News Talk LocalRADIO V YWPL LFX GXWRXG LT IXXE NTOXLFVPU VN WNLTPVNFVPU. PTL LFX YFWL FWAAXPN, HKL LFX YWM XSXGMLFVPU FWAAXPN. WEVJX OKPGTPrevious Solution: I always thought of us as All for one, one for all, like the Three Musketeers. Astronaut Scott Carpenter (c) 2013 by NEA, Inc., dist. by Universal Uclick 11-26


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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 ASAPPAINTING CHRIS SATCHELL 30 yrs. Exp., Excel. Ref. Insured 352-464-1 397 AFaux Line, LLC Paint, pres-wash, stains 20yrs exp, Cust. Satisfaction Lic/Ins 247-5971 CALLSTELLAR BLUE All Int./ Ext. Painting Needs. Lic. & Ins. FREE EST. (352) 586-2996 INTERIOR/EXTERIOR & ODD JOBS. 30 yrs J. Hupchick Lic./Ins. (352) 726-9998 Veras Cleaning Serv 20 yrs of quality serv. Flexible Scheduling Call (352) 726-8511 Kats Kritter Kare & Kastle Kleaner, Pet Sitting & House Cleaning (352) 270-4672 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 CURB APPEAL 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 Design/Installation Weed*Clean*Mulch We plant year round lisc/ins 352-465-3086 Lawncare -N -More Friendly Family Services for over 21 yrs. 352-726-9570 Pressure Washing, Painting, Lawn Maintenance and Mobile Repair. Lic# 39477 (352) 464-3748 Comfort Works, Inc. Air Conditioning and Heating Service -New Systems Starting @ $3400. Res//Com (352) 400 -8361 Mention this ad and get a service call for $19. Exp 11/30/13 Lic# CAC1817447 Home/Office Cleaning Catered to your needs, reliable & exper., lic./ins. Bonded 352-345-9329 Kats Kritter Kare & Kastle Kleaner, Pet Sitting & House Cleaning (352) 270-4672 Marcias Best Clean Experienced Expert lic+ref, Free Estimates **Call 352-560-7609** RESIDENTIAL CLEANING Wkly., Biwkly., Mnthly. 503-9671 OR 364-1773 Install, restretch, repair Clean, Sales, Vinyl Carpet, Laminent, Lic. #4857 Mitch, 201-2245 #1 A+TECHNOLOGIES All Home Repairs. All TVs Installed lic#5863 352-746-3777 ANDREW JOEHL HANDYMAN. Gen. Maint/Repairs Pressure Cleaning. 0256271 352-465-9201 A HANDYMAN If Its Broke, Jerry Can Fix It. Housecleaning also.352-201-0116 Lic. 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 M & W INTERIORS Handyman services, int & ext maintenance & repairs. Northern quality, Southern prices. (352)537-4144 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 #1 A+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 TREE SERVICE Dry Oak Firewood, 4x8 Delivered & Stacked $70. (352) 344-2696 OAK FIRE WOOD Seasoned 4x8 stack. Delivered & Stacked $80 (352) 637-6641 SMITTYS APPLIANCE REPAIR. Also W anted Dead or Alive W ashers & Dryers. FREE PICK UP! 352-564-8179 AUTO DET AIL Mobile or Drop off Professional Great Rates (352) 364-7636 Home Health Care position wanted. Provide services for elderly and disabled. Ref Avail (352) 419-8387 JEFFS CLEANUP/HAULING Clean outs/ Dump Runs Brush Removal. Lic. 352-584-5374 BIANCHI CONCRETE INC.COM Lic/Ins #2579352-257-0078 CURB APPEAL Yardscape, Curbing, Flocrete. River Rock Reseals & Repairs. Lic. (352) 364-2120 ROBS MASONRY & CONCRETE Driveways tear outs, tractor work, Lic. #1476, 726-6554 000GEFU NEWACOUSTIC GUITAR & STARTER PAK W/GUITAR,GIGBAG, STRAP,PITCH-PIPE, C.D. $50 601-6625 ALTO SAXAPHONE Antique and unique silver plated. 70 yrs old $750 OBO (267) 398-2824 WHEELCHAIR Merits Large Power Chair. Runs well. $500 (352) 563-2987 NEW ELECTRIC GUITAR SG STYLE W/AMP,GIGBAG,CORDSTRAP,TUNER+FREE STAND $100 601-6625 2 wheel Chairs$100 and $50 (352) 873-0885 STETHOSCOPE LITTMAN BRAND Lightweight II S.E. w Booklet/ Black Carry Bag. $50.00. 352-419-5656 Tub Chair$45.2 POTTY SEATS$40 and $45. (352) 873-0885 SUZE ORMAN PROTECTION PORTFOLIO Brand new in Case/4 DVDs, etc. $50.00 352-419-5656 TOASTER OVEN, COFFEE MAKER & ELECTRIC MIXER $20 352-613-0529 VICTORIAN BEAR WITH CHAIR Burgundy velvet chair with Victorian dressed Bear. $15.00 352-419-5656 Wii and Wii Fit plus -w/ foot platform controller. 2 hand controllers, games included. Like New $100. (352) 423-0168 2 POWER LIFT CHAIR RECLINER,1 MED $295; 1 LG, $375 Both Exc Cond, Run great 352-270-8475 2 Walking Canes$30. ea.Bed Table$30. (352) 873-0885 4 PRONGED CANE dont wait to FALL DOWN before you need one. $15.00 352 464 0316 4 WHEELED WALKER with seat and brakes. only 75.00 352 464 0316 4TOILETSEAT RISER. MAKES ITEASIER TO GETUP.0NLY 20.00 352-464-0316 BEDSIDE COMMODE & ALUMINUM WALKER both have adjustable legs only 20.00 each 352-464-0316 EMPI TINGE UNIT NEW in case/Manual. Used for pain in shoulders, neck, knees etc. $99.00 352-249-7212 Hospital Bed,w/ bar, & mattress $275. (352) 873-0885 MANUALWHEELCHAIR WITH FOOTRESTS GREATSHAPE ONLY100.00 352-464-0316 Power Wheel Chair $600; Power Go-Go Cart $750 Both like New (352) 465-3668 KIDDIE POOLRound plastic Kiddie Pool for Kids/Pets. $10.00 352-419-5656 MENS: MED, SOFT LEATHER COAT 20across chest,18 1/2from armpit seam to cuff. $85. 697-2631 PADDLEBOAT 2yrs old great cond...$285.00 352-3027451 PALM TREE WITH LED LIGHTS 5 Ft. tall for Lanai/Inside Home. $35.00 352-419-5656 POUNCE THE PANTHER BEANIE BABY Great condition, born on 8/28/1997 for only $12 (352)465-1616 PROPANE TANK 100 pounds, exc cond, manufactured 09/02 $100 (906) 869-2189 QUEEN BEDROOM SET 5 pc oak set $400 Light Butterscotch Leather recliner $125 Both in Good Cond. (352) 860-0759 RINGO THE RACCOON BEANIE BABY Great condition, born 7/14/1995, for $13 (352)465-1616 Rocking Chair and matching stand w/light. $100; four drawer file cabinet & 1/2 round table $100 (352) 795-7254 RUNNING BOARDS For 2000 Dodge Truck in good condition with hardware. $45 352-628-5222 SHUTTERS Indoor and Outdoor Wooden Shutters 62 x 26 Ex. Condt. $100.00 352-746-541 SHUTTERS Indoor and Outdoor Wooden Shutters 24 x 18 and 20 x 18 Ex. Condt. $90.00 352-746-5421 SMALLELECTRIC SMOKER LITTLE CHIEF works great for fish or jerkey only 60.00 352 464 0316 SPEAKERS 5 inch 70 Watts 2 Way Optimus Speakers $35.00 352-746-5421 Submersible Pump 3 wire$75. Guaranteed will demonstrate 352-726-7485 CHAIR COVERS 115 brand new white chairs covers, perfect for weddings,catering, parties. $350.00 for all. 352-637-1024 CHARLES DAVID TAN CLUTCH Missing shoulder strap/nice shape. $30.00 352-419-5656 COBYRADIO Radio, CD and Cassette Player all in one. $15.00 352-419-5656 CONGO THE GORILLA BEANIE BABY Great condition, born on 11/9/1996, for $15 (352)465-1616 DECORATIVE FOOT STOOLBlack velour with Gold Sequined Car stitched on top. $15.00 352-419-5656 FL. JUMBO SHRIMP Fresh 15ct @ $5.00lb, Stone Crab@$6.00lb delivered352-897-5001 GATE Auto Close white metal gate with attachments. Good for Kids/Pets. $20.00 352-419-5656 HARLEYSTOCK EXHAUSTPIPES NEARLYNEW FITS 1350-1450 SLIDE ON $100 obo 352-464-0316 Heat Pump for Swimming Pool, Pentair, MiniMax plus HP rating 115,000 BTUs $300 (352) 212-4981 JEWELRYARMOIRE Cherry Wood Three draws, Two sides top open to store Jewelry. $40.00 352-419-5656 LAMPSETAND SMALL GRILL3piece lamp set $45.00/small grill with tank $20.00 352-860-0759 MARILYN MONROE FRAMED PICTURES 2 Black/White photos/Black Frames. $20.00 For Both 352-419-5656 MARILYN MONROE PICTURE Black and White/Black Frame sitting on Wicker Chair. $50.00 352-419-5656 MARILYN MONROE PICTURE Huge Black/White Professionally framed. $75.00 352-419-5656 GALLERYJACKET FOR WOMEN Good condition, size S, cheetah pattern, reversible, $25 (352)465-1616 LEVIS JEANS FOR BOYS Good condition, size 12 regular, for only $10 (352)465-1616 MENS CLOTHING 3 CASUALPANTS 36X30 & 2 CASUAL SHIRTS LARGE $20 352-613-0529 SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE II Like new cell phone, $200 Kathleen, 352.341.4111 2 dream catchers authentic looking size 24 $10.00 for both 352-465-0580 2 wooden puppy & child safety gates, 31 x 33, opens to 50 $40. Bedside comode $20 352-382-0124 APPLIANCES like new washers/dryers, stoves, fridges 30 day warranty trade-ins, 352-302-3030 BACK SEAT&REST FROM SOFTAILAlso, Harley windshield bag. $ 85.00 phone 697-2631 BIRD FLIGHT CAGE small/med birds 6H octagon shape good condition $60. 352-621-0175 Black Leather Couch & Chair $50. obo Entertainment Center & 2 TVs + VCR & DVD Player $100. obo (315) 539-5297 BONGO THE MONKEY BEANIE BABY Great condition, born on 8/17/1995, for only $18 (352)465-1616 BROOKLYN BRIDGE Large Black and White picture Professionally framed. $75.00 352-419-5656 CANON MP280 PRINTER Great condition, needs ink, black colored, also a scanner, $25 (352)465-1616 KING BEDROOM SET, CLEAN!! Dresser w/mirror, Headboard w/frame, mattress & box springs etc. 2 nightstands. $895 352-860-0444 LIVING ROOM SET Couch, loveseat, chair w/ ottoman, glass top coffee and end tables. $400. All in very good cond 352-794-6426 MOVING SALE Dining Room set Lt. wood color & 6 padded chairs $100 (352) 746-0099 RECLINER LARGE SIZE, BLUE $50.00 352-382-1972 Rocker Recliner grey cloth, good condition, clean $50 (352) 726-7877 Small Sectional non reclining, contemporary beige, excel. used cond. smoke & pet free $395. (352) 249-7212 SOFAlight brown, good condition 6 mos old $200. ask for Mimi(352) 795-7285 THERAPEUTIC BED Two therapeutic twin beds with electronically adjustable head and foot control. $550 for one or $1,000 for the pair. 352-400-2490 TV STAND Large grey stand with 2 glass shelves.$65.00.obo. 726-2572 AFFORDABLE Top Soil, Mulch, Stone Hauling & Tractor Work (352) 341-2019 PLANTS FOR WATER GARDENS BLUE FLOWERS. DONT KNOW THE NAME 3.00 EACH 464 0316 MICROWAVE GE Spacesaver, above the stove. Barely used $125 obo 352-302-9129 5PC SOFASETgood cond. floral print pics available.. 100.00 3523027451 Bedroom Set, Early American, 2 dressers, night stand, bed, Queen Size $400. Inverness (321) 331-8003, Cell Brand New Queen Size Pillow Top Mattress Set $150. Still in original Plastic. (352) 484-4772 CLOTH COUCH Brown L shaped Right Lounge Sectional. w/ottoman 82 long & only 6/mo old $425 (352) 628-1126 Dining Room Set 7 Pc white washed wicker with glass top table and 6 upholster chairs $320 (352) 382-2939 DUDLEYS AUCTION SPECIAL Tuesday SaleNov 26, Prev: 10am Auction: Noon OUTSIDE ONL Y Furniture, household tools, T r emendous amount of value **SEVERAL TRUCKS UNLOADING** SPECIAL HOLIDA Y SALE, COME JOIN THE FUN!!! ********************** Call or Web for info Dudleysauction. com 352-637-9588 4000 S Florida (US41S) Inverness Ab1667 10%bp cash/ck Electric Leather Recliner, Broyhill 6 months old, dark brown, perfect cond. Org. $850. Asking $425.(352) 527-8808 GUN CABINETholds 8/ 2 drawers custom made fair condition/dark wood $75.00 352-860-0759 HIGH END USED FURNITURE, 2ND TIME AROUND RESALES 270-8803, 2165 Hy 491


TUESDAY,NOVEMBER26,2013 C 11 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS 000GEFF INVESTORS 3/2 MH, 1 Acre, Newer Roof, A/C exc. tenants in place $47K obo Cash 352-503-3245 4BR/3BA MOBILE with 2052 sq. ft. liv. Easy Drive to Bushnell or Inverness on 1 Acre Motivated Seller $98,000. 352-212-3673 Whispering Pines Villa 2/2/1, new carpet, tile, paint,all appliances including w/d. $69,900. (352) 726-8712 Golf Course Lot w/City Utilities, View of the Green, Pond, & a fountain, $45,000 Will consider a classic or muscle car,towards the purchase price. Call 352-746-3507 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 Your High-Tech Citrus County RealtorROD KENNER352-436-3531 ERA Suncoast Realty SCAN OR GO TO www. BestNatur eCoast Pr To view my properties 5 ACRES On Paved Rd w/ power. $59,900 E Shady Nook CT Floral City (860) 526-7876 Crystal River Lot Located in Shamrock Acres, Paraqua Circle Beautiful 5 Acres Asking $59,000. Make Offer! (239) 561-9688 2.75 Acr e PIne Ridge Homesite $30k broker/owner. Priced below tax assessment Convenient location Horses allowed call 352-527-2711 TERRAVISTAGOLF COURSE LOT on Red Sox Path. Great vistas. 85 ft. frontage on golf course $49,900.Call 352-638-0905 LaWanda WattCustomer Service is My Specialty! I want to work for you! 352 212 1989 lawanda.watt@ Century 21 J.W. Morton Real Estate, Inc. MICHELE ROSERealtorSimply put I ll work harder 352-212-5097 isellcitruscounty@ Craven Realty, Inc. 352-726-1515 Newly undated 2/2/2, w/ family rm, screen pool/heater, newer roof & AC. located near Central Ridge library in newer area of Beverly Hills $114,900 352-249-7892 Furniture can also be purchased SANDI HARTRealtorListing and Selling Real Estate Is my Business I put my heart into it!352-476-9649sandra.hart@ ERA American Realty 352-726-5855 Tony PauelsenRealtor352-303-0619ILL TAKE NEW LISTINGS BUYING OR SELLING TOP PERFORMANCEReal estate Consultant tpauelsen@ 4/3 Triplewideon 2-1/2 acres in green acres in Homosassa beautiful wooded lot $139,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 Have horses or want them? 4/3 Triplewide with family room and fireplace den off master bed room would make for great office on 9 plus acres mol with horse corals west side of US 19 Homosassa, Fl. $229,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 Buying or Selling REALESTATE, Let Me Work For You!BETTYHUNTREALTORERA KEY 1 Realty, Inc. 352 586-0139hunt4houses68 @yahoo.comwww.bettyhunts Phyllis StricklandRealtorNEED LISTINGSSold All Of Mine Market is good Call me for Fr ee CMA I also have some Owner Financing Available for buyers Phyllis Strickland TROPIC SHORES REALTY. 352-613-3503-cell 352-419-6880-Office BETTY J. POWELLRealtorYour Success is my goal.. Making Friends along the way is my reward !BUYING OR SELLING CALL ME 352-422-6417bjpowell@ ERA American Realty & Investments 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@ Call me to learn about a Free Home Warranty Plan!!Buying or Selling Realty Connect Teri PaduanoOwner/Broker 15+ YearsExperience 352-212-1446www.Realty Newer Section of Beverly HIlls Upscale home built in 1994. Two bedroom, two bath & two car garage. New A/C and roof. $85,900 352-422-6129 Newly renovated 2/1 with carport & Florida Rm. Screened patio & fenced yd. New paint inside &out. Cash terms $39,900 (352) 422-2433 4/2 on 1 acreoff Hwy 44 Lecanto family room with large bedrooms 1600 sq ft $84,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 Timberlane Estates! 3/2/2, w/ screen pool, Located on 1 AC 2690 W. Express Lane Reduced $129,000 795-1520 or 634-1725 4/2 Doublewideon 1 Plus Acres, MOL Fireplace Glamour Bath, large walk-in closets all bedrooms, off US 200 in Hernando Fl. $89,995 SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 2006 3/2/2 plus dining room & den, acre, 2100sq. ft under air Move in Condition! $199,000 352-341-0118 3/2/2 in the Highlands; Very Clean w/ large screened patio,& attached storage shed. Lg corner lot in great neighborhood $89,900 352-302-0431 3/2 Doublewideon 1/3 mol acre has glamour bath and walk-in closets off Turner Camp Rd Inverness, Fl. $64,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 Great Starter Home 701 S. Little John Ave. Inverness 2/2 Single Family Attached Garage, Lease or cash $2,000 down $748. month 877-500-9517 Nice Double Lot Acres MOL with Lake View 4/2 Doublewide with Family Room, large bed rooms off Turner Camp Rd. Inverness Fl. $89,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 Totally Remodeled 3/2/2,+ family room. New Roof, AC, $75,000 South Highlands, 6715 E Morley St (352) 560-0019 4/2 Doublewidein Floral City off 44 near town on acre mol fenced yard large rear deck Floral City fl. $89.995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 Beautiful Floral City3/2 doublewideon acre mol glamour bath nice eat in kitchen, Floral City off us 41 $69,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 Rock Crusher Area 3Br/2Ba/1CG, newly renovated, including new, lights, fans, appliances, and flooring $72,900 352-422-4533 3/2 with family roomfireplace, glamour bath quiet neighbor hood in Homosassa. 89,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 TAMI SCOTTExit Realty Leaders 352-257-2276 When it comes to Realestate ... Im there for you The fishing is great Call me for your new Waterfront Home LOOKING TO SELL? CALLME TODAY! *HERNANDO** Retail/Restaurant FOR SALE OR LEASE $1400 mo, 3,200 Sf. kitchen ready, up to code, lg. parking lot. ** (352) 464-2514 ** 1305 Hwy 486 CRYSTAL RIVERRooms for Rent, $550 mo Kingsbay Dr. Call for Apt. (352) 564-0430 INVERNESSBusiness/warehouse rental units. 800 SF, zoned Commercial, 400 ft off of Hwy 41. Call for info (352) 726-9349 BEVERLY HILLS/LECANTO3 bedroom. 2 bath. 3800 sqft or more. 2000 or newer. 407-259-1574 atifhenen@ 2.5 Acres moloff Lake Lindsey Rd Brooksville 4/2 1600 sq ft out building room to roam $129,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 3/2 Doublewideoff of Hwy 50 Brooksville Area close to shopping and schools acre mol $67,500. SELLER FINANCING Call 353-726-4009 Lecanto 2.3 acres Fenced & crossed fenced, Great for horses 3/2 DW, Remodeled. Owner Finance w/ good down paymt $69,900. 352-527-7015 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 1800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Specializing in Acreage,Farms Ranches & Commercial Richard (Rick) Couch, Broker Couch Realty & Investments, Inc. (352) 212-3559 UNIQUE & HISTORIC Homes, Commercial Waterfront & Land Small Town Country Lifestyle OUR SPECIALTY SINCE 1989LET US FIND YOUAVIEW TO LOVEwww. 726-6644Crossland Realty Inc. ATTN Homebuyers 100% financing avail. Government Program. You do not need perfect credit. Call or email to get qualified. Ph: (813) 470-8313 Rick Kedzierski lic. loan originator.NLMS #267854, FL#9096 NLMS ID 76856 NEW 3/2/2 HOME Avail 11/15/2013 WOOD CABINETS, GRANITE TOPS, VINYL WINDOWS, ENERGY AWARD CALL JOE 302-0910 2 BR, 2BA, dblewide. New shingle roof New AC, screem por. & carport, Homosassa 55+ Park $15,500 (352) 634-0274 Newly renovated MH in 55+ comm. 2BR/1BA Move in Condition & fully furnished incld Washer/Dryer $8500 (352) 419-6238 Singing Forest Floral City SW 2BD. 2BA CHA, furnished, scrn. room tool shed lot rent $183. mo $10,000 Cell 607-227-1630 Two Bedroom Mobile Home in Lecanto Hills RV Pk cpt, scrn room, heat & air, $6k 352-746-4648 WESTWIND VILLAGE 55+ Rent or Bu y $8,000 & Up Mon Fri. 8:30 1 1 am Call for Appointment (352) 628-2090 Chassahowitzka2/2/1, $600. mo.HOMOSASSA2/1, Furn. $1,100. Mo. Agent (352) 382-1000 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 CRYSTAL RIVERLg. 2/1, W/D hookup, water, trash & lawn. included $550 mo. + Sec. 352-634-5499 CRYSTALRIVER** NICE** Secret Harbour Apts. Newly remodeled 2/1 $575 Unfurn. Incl Water,lawn, garbage, W/D hook-up. 352-257-2276 CRYSTALRIVER2/1, Unfurn.$550, Furn. $600.+ sec. clean, quite. 828 5th Ave. NE. 727-455-8998 727-343-3965 INVERNESSBusiness/warehouse rental units. 800 SF, zoned Commercial, 400 ft off of Hwy 41. Call for info (352) 726-9349 HOMOSASSA1/1 Apt. $435. mo. 1st & sec. 352-212-4981 BLACK DIAMOND POOLHOME!$1,200/MO BOB HEDICK COLDWELL BANKER NEXT GENERATION 352-634-4286 CRYSTAL RIVER3/2Clean, $800. mo. 352-795-6299 352-364-2073 HERNANDORiverlakes Manor 2/2 fenced yard $650 mo. 1st+Sec. 352-464-0647 INVERNESS3/2/1, sunroom, fenced yard, appd pet with addl fee, $775/mo sec & 1st. 352-697-2195 INVERNESS3/2/2 St arting @ $750. 352-403-4646 or 352-403-4648 INVERNESSCountry Living on large acre lot. 3 bd. 2 ba home. Garden area, fenced area. Well & septic so no water bill! $595. 352-476-4964 INVERNESSWaterfront Peninsula 1BR/2BA & Cottage for 2nd BR, $900/mo F/L/Sec.352-228-1458 SNOWBIRD RETREATHOMOSASSAWATERFRONT 3 bed 1-1/2 bath home w/new carpet/paint/tile on canal leading to Halls River. 875 mo. 1st/last/sec. Negotiable 352-400-2490 352-419-2437 Sugarmill Woods NEW LISTING 3/2/2 Villa on golf coarse, heated pool. 975/mo 970-274-8786 INVERNESSWaterfront home for rent -Attractive 2/2/1 newly refurbished with brand new premium appliances. Great room with glass doors overlooking bluestone patio and the Lake Henderson chain waterfront. Nearby the FL Trail, the quaint town of Inverness and great dining/ shopping. Mgr and handyman on call to help you. $1,100 per month; first/last/security; annual term. Move into your new home today. Call David at Cook & Company Realty 352-787-2665. 2.5 acres mol 3/2 doublewideglamour bath eat in kitchen pole barn off Whitman Rd. $109.995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 3 BR, 2BA partially furnished. Attached screen rm & carport 55+ park. Lot rent $235 includes water & trash pickup, great for snowbird or elderly person $12,500. For Sale or Lease to own (352) 212-4265 3/2 Double wide on 1 fenced-in acre. Peaceful area in Heatherwood Reduced to $51,900 (352) 302-6905 4/2 Doublewideon 5 acres mol beautiful piece of property off county line road Springhill, Fl. $149,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 Beautiful Log Home4/3 Triplewideon 5 acres mol corner lot family room w/fireplace off cr 121 in Moriston, Fl. Reduced to $129,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 Mini Farms, 2000, 3/2 DWMH on 10 Acres Main road, cleared and fenced. 12x16 shed and 24x36 garage. 5 irrigated acres. Great for horses or blueberries. Asking $124,900 352-364-2985 NEVER LIVED IN REPO!2013, 28x56, 3/2 Their loss is your gain! Delivered & set up with AC, steps & skirting. Use your old trade-only $487.46/ mo. W.A.C. Call 352-621-9182 NICE HOME ON ACREFenced yard, 1500 sq. ft., 3/2 home in new cond. with 2 x6 construction. New appliances, carpet, paint, new decks & tile flooring. I can finance. $3,500. dwn $394.80/mo. P & I W.A.C. We have land & home pkgs $59,900 to $69,900 352-621-9181 Palm Harbor Homes 2014 Models are here! $8,500 PreConstruction Savings John L yons @ 800 622 2832 ext 210 for det ails Quiet area in Lake Panasoffkee3/2 Doublewideon corner lot acre mol, nice storage shed big oak tree off CR 429 Lake Panasoffkee Reduced to $54,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 RENTERS WANTEDWhy rent when you can own? We can put you in your own home. Credit problems o.k. As low as $2,000. down& only $105/ wk. Call for more info & locations. Call 352-621-3807 USED HOMES/ REPOSDoublewides From $8,500. Singlewides From $3,500. New inventory daily We buy used homes (352) 621-9183 INVERNESS55+ park Enjoy the view! 2 bd, 1 bath Lot rent, car port, water, grass cutting included. Call 800-747-4283 for details INVERNESSWater Front View Big Lake Henderson 55+ Park 1/1 SWMH Perfect Winter Getaway or Year Round Tastefully Furnished, Pool, Clubhouse, Boat Slips, lawn maint. & So Much More ONLY$8,900. Call for Details BYOWNER 352-419-6132 Hernando 2 bedroom. 1 bath. screened room, carport and shed. Lake Access. Ceramic bath. fully furnished, no lot rent.$28,888 for photos or 989-539-3696 for appointment. HERNANDO 3/2 mobile on 1.5 acres Renovated-ready to move in. Owner Financed FHA/ VA 352-795-1272 HOMOSASSA DW MH Nice Acre Lot on Paved St, Move In Condition 4 BR/2 BA 1 Year home warr. Motivated Seller Reduced $59,000. J. Lehman, Realtor 352-422-1642 Crystal River 2bd/2ba double-wide with Sun Room in Crystal River Village $20,500. or lease to buy. Pls call Dell Nora at 352-795-7161 FLORALCITY 12x56 Mobile, Furnished 2 BR, 1BA, Fireplace, in Adult Park Lg shed Reduced price $7,400 Lot Rent $165 mo.352-287-3729 BUTTERSButters, a 4-y.o. Catahoula Leopard Dog mix, wt. 48 lbs, brown w/white markings, gentle, friendly, playful, affectionate, walks very well on leash, rides very well in car, appears housebroken, gets along w/other dogs and people. Call Joanne @ 352-795-1288. JO JOJoJo, a 4-y.o. bulldog mix, brindle in color, dropped off at the shelter as a stray. She is a very happy, sweet girl, who has been found to have severe hip dysplasia; however, no one has told her that. She thinks she is just fine. She is housebrkn, spayed & heartworm-neg. She will require medications such as Remidyl, Tramadol, Glucosamine/Chondroiti n & Omega 3 fatty acids (fish oil) for the rest of her life to keep her active. She is a very lovely, affectionate dog with a beautiful face who does not know she has a problem & loves life. Hopefully there is a compassionate family or individual who is willing to give this girl a good home, in return for limitless devotion from her. She would truly bring joy to your home. Call Joanne @ 352-795-1288. LEELee, 1-y.o. Dalmation mix, runs & plays w/tennis balls, knows commands for sit & down, good w/other dogs, loves treats, is eager to please, gentle & friendly. Would be an awesome sidekick. Appears housebroken. Call Christina @ 352-464-3908. New Puppy? Consider a gift certificate for a Puppy How 2 Class? Call Deborah Lumley Certified Prof Dog Trainer at Intercept Dog Training 352-422-1123 or hersheyslegacy .com PUG PUPPIES cute and playful pug puppies 8 weeks old. with health certificate. $550.00 if interested call 352-637-1024 PUREBRED MINIDACHSHUNDS, w/health cert. 8 wks old. black & tans & dapples males $300. females $350. (352) 503-9750 or (352) 586-9928 RED/BLONDE COCKER SPANIEL Free to good home, male neutered, middle aged. Loveable, tolerant, gentle, inside dog. Current on shots and ID chip. 352-794-6267 Shih Poo Puppies, 3 males, 2 females Schnauzer/Pom Mix $300 (352) 795-5896 628-6188 evenings SHIH-TZU PUPS, Available Registered Lots of Colors Males Starting @ $450. Beverly Hills, FL. (352) 270-8827 3 Show Quality Pigs$100. ea (352) 628-9088 PIGS FOR SALE Berkshire & Berkshire mixes, $40. to $100. (352) 522-0214 or (352) -445-0381 BRING YOUR FISHING POLE! INVERNESS, FL55+ park on lake w/5 piers, clubhouse and much more! Rent incl. grass cutting and your water 1 bedroom, 1 bath @$395 Pets considered and section 8 is accepted. Call 800-747-4283 For Details! INVERNESS(Deerwood) 2/1 SWMH, $475, 1st, last, Sec. quite area, clean, utility rm/screen rm, no pets 352-746-1600 BALDWIN UPRIGHT **PIANO** Standard size. Good condition, Great tone $400 352-344-0547 KEYBOARD STAND & SEATOn Stage brand, New Condition. $55 for pair. 352-270-8079 Spinet PianoWith padded storage bench Cinnamon color. Includes heater. $200 obo. 795-4372 BLACK CURTAIN ROD/One set of curtains. Call for description. $20.00 352-419-5656 COFFEE TABEL/FICA TREES table $10.00/2 trees $10.00 each/24tv $15.00 352-860-0759 Pfaltzcraft, China villages pattern, service for 12, 180 pieces in all $200 (412) 767-4584 5 DVD workout videos, Guide Book, Toning Sticks, pairs Dance Socks, Black Coin Belt. $60.00 (352) 419-5656 BodyGear, Universal Weight Machine, excel. condition New $800., Asking $150. (352) 527-3995 ELECTRIC TREADMILL SPACESAVER folds up for easy storage.All electronics work.Digital readout.Asteal at $185.00 352-464-0316 ELLIPTICALEXERCISE MACHINE (OPTIMUM) BRAND.electronics calories,heart rate,distance. only 185.00 352-464-0316 EXERCISE BIKE good shape. all electronics. only 100.00 352-464 0316 352-464-0316 Proform Resistant Bike, Never used, pd $350, asking $200; Weslo Cadence Treadmill Asking $100. Call Evenings (352) 344-3131 Concealed Weapons Permit Course DANS GUN ROOM (352) 726-5238 FISHING POLES 6 ft Ugly Stick w/ Penn 320GR $75;6 ft Custom Trolling Rod w/Garcia level wine $45 (352) 726-3427 Jenning, Compound Bow Left Handed, new strings, trigger and arm guard, two sights, arrows & stand, $150 (352) 382-3325 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 $100 each for FLORIDA LICENSE PLATES FROM CITRUS COUNTY THAT BEGIN WITH THE NUMBER 47 for years 1938, 1942,1943,1945,1947, 1948, 1949,1950,1954. Up to $1000 for any Florida porcelain license plate dated 1911-1917 Any condition accepted, so long as they are readable. Jeff Francis 727-424-1576 email WANT TO BUY HOUSE or MOBILE Any Area, Condition or Situation Fred, 352-726-9369 BBBB, 3-y.o. spayed Staffordshire mix, came to shelter because family lost home, wonderful w/all children, other dogs & cats, housebrkn, friendly, playful, knows tricks, eager to please, walks well on leash, quick learner, come check her out. Call Dreama @ 813-244-7324. BRITBrit, Australian Cattle Dog, about 10 y.o., very laid back, housebroken, alert & quiet, lies by your feet while you watch TV. very good watchdog, likes cats, needs to be the only dog, likes a daily walk. Call Judy @ 352-503-3363, emailJamcbriar


C12TUESDAY,NOVEMBER26,2013 CLASSIFIEDS CITRUSCOUNTY( FL ) CHRONICLE 536-1210 THCRN BOCC/COCR WASTEWATER NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF INTENT TO USE THE UNIFORM AD VALOREM METHOD OF COLLECTING NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all owners of lands located within the 2011 Citrus County/City of Crystal River Wastewater Special Assessment District -Area 114, as more fully described in Resolution Number 2011-225, that the Board of County Commissioners of Citrus County, Florida sitting as the governing body of the 2011 Citrus County/City of Crystal River Wastewater Municipal Service Benefit Unit For Wastewater Utility Services -Area 114 is considering the adoption of a non-ad valorem assessment for the provision of wastewater services and facilities commencing in fiscal year 2014/2015 within said area and intends to use the uniform method for the levy, collection and enforcement of non-ad valorem assessments as set forth in Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes. The Board of County Commissioners of Citrus County, Florida sitting as the governing body of the 2011 Citrus County/City of Crystal River Wastewater Municipal Service Benefit Unit For Wastewater Utility Services -Area 114 will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. in the Board of County Commissioners Meeting Room, Citrus County Courthouse, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida to consider the adoption of a resolution authorizing their use of the uniform method for the levy, collection and enforcement of non-ad valorem assessments. Such resolution will state the need for the levy and will contain a legal description of the boundaries of the real property subject to the levy. Copies of the proposed form of resolution, which contains the legal description of the real property subject to the levy, are on file at the Office of the County Administrator in the Citrus County Courthouse located at 110 N. Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida. If this method of collection is used, failure to pay the assessment will cause a tax certificate to be issued against the property which may result in a loss of title. Interested persons may appear at the hearing to be heard regarding the use of the uniform method for the levy, collection and enforcement of non-ad valorem assessments. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the County Commission with respect to any matter considered at the hearing, they will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, including testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be made. Any person requiring reasonable accommodation at this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the County Administrators Office, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450, (352) 341-6560, at least two (2) days before the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please use the TTY Telephone (352) 341-6580. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA Published in the Citrus County Chronicle November 19, 26, December 3 & 10, 2013. 544-1126 TUCRN PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SALE The following vehicle will be sold at public sale, free of all prior liens, per Fl Stat 713.78 at 10:00 AM on December 9, 2013 at Bronson Lube Inc, 555 N Hathaway Ave, Bronson FL 32621, phone 352-486-2100. No titles, as is, cash only. 07 Hyun KMHDU46D17U143755. In551-1126 TUCRN 12/9 Lien Foreclosure PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SALE TONYS COLLISION CENTER INC gives Notice of Foreclosure of lien and intent to sell these vehicles on Monday, December 9, 2013 @ 10:00 AM at 3251 S FLORIDA AVE, INVERNESS FL. 34450 352-726-2139 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. TONYS COLLISION CENTER INC reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 2006 Ford Escape VIN# 1FMCU96HX6KB01476 November 26, 2013 terested parties, contact State Filing Service 772-595-9555. November 26, 2013. 511-1203 TUCRN NOTICE OF INTENT PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF INTENT TO USE UNIFORM METHOD OF COLLECTING NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS Citrus County, Florida (the County) hereby provides notice, pursuant to section 197.3632(3)(a), Florida Statutes, of its intent to use the uniform method of collecting non-ad valorem special assessments throughout the unincorporated and all incorporated areas of the County, for the cost of providing fire protection services and facilities, stormwater services and facilities, and roadway maintenance, improvements and associated services and facilities commencing for the Fiscal Year beginning on October 1, 2014. The County will consider the adoption of a resolution electing to use the uniform method of collecting such assessments authorized by section 197.3632, Florida Statutes, at a public hearing to be held at 2:00 p.m. on December 10, 2013 in the Citrus County Courthouse, 110 N. Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida. Such resolution will state the need for the levy and will contain a legal description of the boundaries of the real property subject to the levy. Copies of the proposed form of resolution, which contains the legal description of the real property subject to the levy, are on file at the Office of the County Administrator in the Citrus County Courthouse located at 110 N. Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida. All interested persons are invited to attend. In the event any person decides to appeal any decision by the County with respect to any matter relating to the consideration of the resolution at the above-referenced public hearing, a record of the proceeding may be needed and in such an event, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the public hearing is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence on which the appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the County Administrators Office, Citrus County Courthouse, 110 N. Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450 (352) 341-6560, TTY (352) 341-6580 at least two days before the meeting. DATED this 22nd day of October, 2013. By Order of: CHAIRMAN, BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA Published in the Citrus County Chronicle, November 12, 19, 26 & December 3, 2013. 540-1210 WCRN BOCC NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF INTENT TO USE THE UNIFORM AD VALOREM METHOD OF COLLECTING NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS Citrus County, Florida (the County) hereby provides notice, pursuant to section 197.3632 (3) (a), Florida Statues, of its intent to use the uniform method of collecting non-ad valorem special assessments to be levied within the Citrus Springs subdivision and surrounding areas included within the Citrus Springs Water Systems service territory located within the unincorporated area of the County to fund the cost of providing water line extensions commencing with the Fiscal Year beginning on October 1, 2014. The County will consider the adoption of a resolution electing to use the uniform method of collecting such assessments authorized by section 197.3632, Florida Statues, at a public hearing to be held at 2:15 p.m. on December 17, 2013 in the Citrus County Courthouse, 110 N. Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida. Such resolution will state the need for the levy and will contain a legal description of the boundary of the real property subject to the levy. Copies of the proposed form of resolution, which contains the legal descript on the real property subject to the levy, are on file at the Office of the County Administrator in the Citrus County Courthouse located at 110 N. Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida. All interested persons are invited to attend. In the event any person decides to appeal any decision by the County with respect to any matter relating to the consideration of the resolution at the above-referenced public hearing, a record of the proceeding may be needed and in such an event, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the public hearing is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence on which the appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the County Administrators Office, Citrus County Courthouse, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450, (352) 341-6560, TTY (352) 341-6580 at least two days before the meeting. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA Published in the Citrus County Chronicle, November 19, 26, December 3, & 10, 2013. 550-1126 TUCRN Port Authority Meeting PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Citrus County will meet on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 10:30 AM at the Citrus County Courthouse, Room 100 Board Chambers, 110 N. Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450, to conduct the business of the Port Authority including, but not limited to discussion and possible action on Robert A. Schweickert, Jr. vs. Citrus County Port Authority, a body corporate of the State of Florida; and John C. Martin Associates, LLC, a foreign limited liability company (Case No. 2012-CA-1339) and any other business that may come before the Authority. Any person requiring reasonable accommodation at this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the Citrus County Administrators Office, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450, (352) 341-6560, at least two (2) days before the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, use the TDD Telephone (352) 341-6580. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Port Authority with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made which record shall include the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. BY: Dennis Damato, Chairman Published in the Citrus County Chronicle, November 26 2013. 537-1126 TUCRN Estate of Billy Frank Rosentratter 2013-CP-435 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 2013-CP-435 IN RE:ESTATE OF BILLY FRANK ROSENTRATTER a/k/a BILLY FRANK FORBES Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of BILLY FRANK ROSENTRATTER a/k/a BILLY FRANK FORBES, deceased, whose date of death was June 21, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida Probate Division, the address of which is 5520 West Pine Circle, Crystal River, FL 34429. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedenf s 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 HIE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first pubhcation of this Notice is November 19, 2013 Person Giving Notice: /s/ GLENNELL MUNNE 5760 S. Dede Terrace, Inverness, Florida 34452 Attorney for Persons Giving Notice: /s/ Marie T. Blume Attorney for Glennell Munne, Florida Bar Number: 0493181,, P.O. Box 2763, Inverness, Florida 34451 Phone: (352) 726-7778 Fax (352)726-7798 Published in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE November 19 & 26, 2013. 541-1126 TUCRN White, Sr., Jerry Keith 2013-CP-0691 NTC (Summ. Admin.) PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY FLORIDA, PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 2013-CP-0691 IN RE: ESTATE OF JERRY KEITH WHITE, SR., DECEASED. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO: ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of JERRY KEITH WHITE, SR., deceased, File Number 2013 CP 0691 by the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 N. Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450; that the decedents date of death was October 15, 2013; that the total value of the estateis lessthan $75,000.00 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address KRISTI LYNN LOCKWOOD 1900 Empire Blvd., #149, Webster, NY 14580-1934 JERRY KEITH WHITE, JR. P.0. Box 702, Vails Gate, NY 12584 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of SummaryAdministration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFf ER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is November 19, 2013. Persons Giving Notice: KRISTI LYNN LOCKWOOD 1900 Empire Blvd., #149, Webster, NY 14580-1934 JERRY KEITH WHITE, JR. P. 0. Box 702, Vails Gate, NY 12584 RHIANNA LYNN LOCKWOOD 4737 Redman Rd., Apt. N Brockport, NY 14420 Attorney for Person Giving Notice SUSAN COHILL FOGAR1Y, ESQ., Florida Bar No. 0667706 408 Lake St./P. 0.Box 715, Inverness, FL 34451-0715 E-mail Address: Published in the Citrus County Chronicle, November 19 & 26, 2013. 542-1126 TUCRN Strass, Ashley 2013-CP-000631 NTC-SA PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. : 2013-CP-000631 IN RE: ASHLEY MIREMBE STRASS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ASHLEY MIREMBE STRASS, deceased, whose date of death was May 7, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division; File No.: 2013-CP-000631;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, including unmatured, contingent or liquidated claims, and who have been served a copy of this notice, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (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 the decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. THE DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE IS NOVEMBER 19 2013 Petitioner Tracey Strass 5 Mastic Court West, Homosassa, FL 34446 Attorney for Petitioner /s/ D. Michael Lins, Esquire, Florida Bar No. 435899 LINS LAW GROUP, P.A., 14497 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., Suite 160-N Tampa, FL 33618 Ph (813) 386-5768, Fax (813) 968-9426 Primary E-mail: Secondary E-Mail: Published in the Citrus County Chronicle, November 19 & 26, 2013. 545-1203 THCRN Boose, Randy Lynn 2013-CP-000524 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIALCIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE CASE NO. :2013-CP-000524 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF RANDYLYNN BOOSE, Deceased. NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the estate of Randy Lynn Boose, deceased, whose date of death was August 13, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, File Number 2013-CP-000524; the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL34450. 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 FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF 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 FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTSO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH 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 November 26, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Cherokee Lynn Boose, 14067 SW 274th Terrace, Homestead, FL33032 /s/Ciara Marie Boose 3644 NW 55th Lane, Gainesville, FL32653 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Montyce VanNess, Esq. Florida Bar No. 88868 VanNess & VanNess, P.A., 1205 North Meeting Tree Blvd. Crystal River, FL34429, 352-795-1444,, Published two (2) times in the Citrus County Chronicle November 26 & December 3, 2013. 546-1203 THCRN Harrington, Paula 2013-CP-000627 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIALCIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE CASE NO. :2013-CP-000627 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF PAULAMAYBERRYHARRINGTON, Deceased. NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the estate of Paula Mayberry Harrington, deceased, whose date of death was October 4, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, File Number 2013-CP-000627; the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL34450. 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 FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF 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 FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTSO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH 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 November 26, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Gail Hargreaves 2120 NW 16th Street, Crystal River, FL34428 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Montyce VanNess, Esq. Florida Bar No. 88868 VanNess & VanNess, P.A., 1205 North Meeting Tree Blvd. Crystal River, FL34429, 352-795-1444,, Published two (2) times in the Citrus County Chronicle November 26 & December 3, 2013. 547-1203 TUCRN Hopkins, James H, 2013-CP-508 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE CASE NO. :2013-CP-508 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF JAMES H. HOPKINS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of James H. Hopkins, deceased, whose date of death was June 25, 2013 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 the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is November 26, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Wiley Hopkins 156 Crizer Court, Buda, Texas 78610 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/Catherine E. Davey Attorney for Wiley Hopkins, Florida Bar Number: 0991724 Post Office Box 941251, Maitland, FL 32794-1251 Telephone: (407) 645-4833 Fax: (407) 645-4832, E-Mail:, Secondary E-Mail: Published in the Citrus County Chronicle, November 26 & December 3, 2013. 548-1203 TUCRN Greenwald, Frederick J. 2013-CP-585 Notice to Cred. PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2013-CP-585 IN RE: ESTATE OF FREDERICK J. GREENWALD, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The ancillary administration of the estate of FREDERICK J. GREENW ALD deceased, whose date of death was APRIL 3, 2012 ; File Number 2013-CP-585, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 Apopka A venue Inver ness FL 34450 The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is: November 26, 2013. /s/ LINDA SEDLAK Personal Representative 16 Twinberry Ct., Homosassa, FL 34446 Attorney for Personal Representatives: /s/ James P. Hines, Jr., Florida Bar No. 0413550 Hines Norman Hines, P.L. 315 S. Hyde Park Ave, Tampa, FL 33606 Telephone: (813) 251-8659 Email: Published in Citrus County Chronicle, November 26 & December 3, 2013. 549-1203 TUCRN Eichelsbacher, William 2013-CP-546 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE FIFTH JUDICIALCIRCUIT COURT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY IN PROBATE FILE NO.:2013-CP-546 IN RE: ESTATE OF WILLIAM F. EICHELBACHER, a/k/a WILLIAM F. EICHELBACHER, JR., Deceased. NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the Estate of WILLIAM F. EICHELBACHER, a/k/a WILLIAM F. EICHELBACHER, JR., deceased, whose date of death was August 22, 2013, and whose Social Security Number was xxx-xx-1399, File Number 2013-CP-546, 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 name and address 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 the decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of this notice is served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY(30) DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their 552-1203 TUCRN GEISERT, ERNEST E. 2013-CP-482 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF ERNEST E. GEISERT, File No.: 2013-CP-482 Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ERNEST E. GEISERT, deceased, whose date of death was June 19, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for CITRUS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 N. Apopka Ave., Inverness, FL 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is November 26, 2013. Personal Representative /S/ELLEN M. BOUNDONNO K/N/A ELLEN M. BROTHERTON 973 Kirk Rd., Williamstown, New Jersey 08094 Attorney for the estate: /S/ROBERT S. CHRISTENSEN, ESQ., Fla. Bar No. 0075272 P.O.Box 415, Homosassa Springs, FL 34447, Telephone:352-382-7934 Fax: 352-382-7936, E-Mail: Published in the Citrus County Chronicle, November 26 & December 3, 2013. claims with this court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is November 26, 2013. /s/ LYN JOHNSON Personal Representative DEAN AND DEAN, L.L.P. BY:/s/ Susan E. Dean, Esquire, Florida Bar No.: 746827 DEAN AND DEAN, L.L.P., Attorney for Personal Representative 230 Northeast 25th Avenue, Ocala, FL34470, 352-368-2800, Published in the CITRUS COUNTYCHRONICLE November 26 & December 3, 2013. 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