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DECEMBER 3, 2013Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best CommunityVOL. 119 ISSUE 118 50 CITRUS COUNTYHeartbreak: Gators fall on last-second bucket at UConn /B1 www.chronicleonline.com HIGH78LOW56Morning fog, then partly sunny and warmer.PAGE A4TODAY& next morning TUESDAY INDEX Classifieds . . . .C9 Comics . . . . .C8 Crossword . . . .C7 Community . .C5, C6 Editorial . . . .A10 Entertainment . . .A4 Horoscope . . . .A4 Lottery Numbers . .B3 Lottery Payouts . .B3 Movies . . . . . .C8 Obituaries . . .A6, A9 TV Listings . . . .C7 Nation & World: Nation & World: Health & Life:Fast food workers plan to walk off the job Thursday to protest low wages./ A12 Ukrainian protesters call for the ouster of the prime minister./ A12 People in cancer treatment need to take special care during the holidays./ C1 State & Local:The George Washington Carver center is taking shape in Crystal River./ A3 Pipeline planned for Citrus Natural gas line will originate in AlabamaPATFAHERTY Staff writerA natural gas pipeline planned for Citrus County would connect to the proposed Sabal Trail pipeline. County officials and county landowners who could be affected have already been contacted regarding surveying for possible right of way. This month, residents will have opportunities to get more information on the proposed 24-inch diameter Citrus County pipeline and the Sabal Trail project, which will affect about a dozen Florida counties. Last July, Spectra Energy announced that Sabal Trail Transmission, a joint venture of Spectra and NextEra Energy Inc., had been awarded a 465-mile interstate natural gas pipeline project by Florida Power & Light Company (FPL). Spectra is a Duke Energy spinoff, becoming its own entity in 2007. The concept was approved by the Florida Public Service Commission in October. Sabal Trail will construct the morethan-1-billion-cubic-feet-per-day, 36-inch diameter pipeline originating in Alabama, running through Georgia and ending in Osceola County southeast of Orlando. The pipeline to deliver gas into Citrus County would connect with Sabal Trail in Marion County, according to Spectra Coach says family first INFORMATION SESSIONSPublic meetings on the proposed Sabal Trail pipeline will be held from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the following dates and locations: Monday, Dec. 9 Williston Elementary, 801 S. Main St.,Williston. Tuesday, Dec. 10 Dunnellon High School, 10055 S.W. 180th Ave., Dunnellon. Wednesday, Dec. 11 Lake Panasoffkee, Community Building, C.R. 52-527 Nor th, Lake Panasoffkee. Wednesday, Dec. 18 Citrus Springs Middle School, 150 W. Citrus Springs Blv d., Citrus Springs. See PIPELINE/ Page A8 MATT PFIFFNER/ Chronicle fileCitrus High School head football coach Rayburn Greene will coach next year at Seven Rivers Christian School, a program he start ed in 2009. Citrus head football coach resigns to accept same position at Seven Rivers Health care site faces crucial test Associated PressWASHINGTON President Barack Obamas new and improved health care website faces yet another test in just a couple of weeks, its biggest yet. If HealthCare.gov becomes overwhelmed by an expected year-end crunch, many Americans will be left facing a break in their insurance coverage. Until now, the main damage from the websites technology woes has been to Obamas poll ratings. But if it chokes again, it will be everyday people feeling the consequences. Some of those at risk are among the more than 4 million consumers whose individual policies have been canceled because the coverage didnt comply with requirements of the new health care law. A smaller number, several hundred thousand, are in federal and state programs for people whose health problems already were a barrier to getting private insurance before the overhaul. The chances are almost 100 percent that someone who would like to continue coverage next year and intends to secure A.B. SIDIBE Staff writerFLORAL CITY The drive-up, blue mail-collection receptacle is gone ripped from the concrete slab it stood on by a suspected thief or thieves. The sheriffs office and U.S. Postal inspectors are trying to figure out what happened. We are following all investigative leads in the matter, said U.S. Postal Service Inspector Doug Smith of the Tampa office. This is a very rare occurrence because those boxes are not easy to remove, but we will follow all leads to solve it, Smith added. He said those who placed mail containing either checks or credit card information in that receptacle Sunday going into Monday morning should contact the U.S. Postal Inspection Service office in Tampa and should also contact their banks and credit card offices to check for possible fraud. According to Citrus County Sheriffs Office spokeswoman Heather Yates, the JON-MICHAELSORACCHI Staff writerAs much as football is an enormous part of his life, Rayburn Greene made a surprising decision based on something more important: his family. Greene, the head football coach and a physical education teacher at Citrus High School, announced Monday afternoon that he will be leaving the Hurricanes at the end of the school year to assume the same roles at Seven Rivers Christian School. According to both Greene and Citrus High School athletic director Larry Bishop, Greene will stay on as a teacher through the end of his contract in May. The choice to rejoin the Warriors is coming full circle for Greene, who first came to Citrus County in February 2009 after being recruited by Seven Rivers to start the schools varsity football program from scratch. Greene acknowledged the move from the Florida High School Athletic Associations (FHSAA) Class 6A down to Class 1A would be baffling to some people, but he didnt make the move solely based on a game. A mail-collection box was stolen from the front of the U.S. Post Office in Floral City.A.B. SIDIBE/Chronicle See MAIL/ Page A2 Missing mailbox purloined from post office See HEALTH/ Page A11 See COACH/ Page A7 Rayburn Greenhad 24-19 record at CHS.
CHRISVANORMER Staff writerLECANTO Two transportation advisory groups will meet Wednesday to look over the states programs that will be the subject of a statewide webinar later this month. Both groups assist the Citrus County Transportation Planning Organization (TPO). The Transportational Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) will meet at 1p.m. at the Lecanto Government Complex, whileCitizens Advisory Committee (CAC) will meet at 3p.m. Both groups will hear Lee Royal, program coordinator for District 7 of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), as she outlines the states five-year tentative work program for the county. The program will cover the time span from July1, 2014, to June30, 2019, to includepreliminary engineering, right-of-way acquisitionconstruction, and public transportation projects for Citrus County. It allocated $18.4 million during the time framefor voluntary right-of-way acquisition for Suncoast Parkway2. The public hearing for District7 will be conducted as a webinar,a live presentation delivered over the Internet,from 1:30 to 3:30p.m. Monday, Dec.16. Registration is required before joining the webinar. To register, visit www2.gotomeeting.com/ register/547245394. Interested residents who do not have Internet access can find access set up for them at the Inverness Government Center, 212 W. Main St., Inverness. The draft program, available online in the agenda packet, identifies the roads to get upgrades, what kind of work will be done, how much money will be budgeted, the source of the funding and the year the funding is budgeted. For example, the program has allocated $33.2million in 2014-15 for projects on County Road 491 (North Lecanto Highway) from Laurel Street south of State Road 44 to West Horace Allen Street, south of County Road 486. Projects will include adding lanes and reconstruction for new traffic signals and turn lanes. Funding will come from County Incentive Grant Program, local funds and the Trans Regional Incentive Program. Other roads, such as County Road 488 (West Dunnellon Road), County Road 495 (North Citrus Avenue), Forest Ridge Boulevard and Fort Island Trail, to name a few, are scheduled for resurfacing. A bridge replacement is planned for Halls River Road. Both county airports have been allocated many upgrades. The county bus service also receives annual funding in this program. Other subjects for consideration will include the merger between the TPO and Hernando County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and regional multi-use trails priorities. The Hernando MPO board is scheduled to adopt the updated draft of the apportionment plan of nine members on the new board at its Dec.17 meeting. Meeting schedules are being coordinatedwith the government jurisdictions of Hernando County, Brooksville, Citrus County, CrystalRiver and Inverness. The next step is for the boards and councils to concurwith the adoption of the apportionment plan and to approve proposals of support. The Regional Multi-Use TrailsCommittee recommended increasing the number of regional trail priorities to 10.It also recommended adding the Suncoast2 trailas priority No.7 for its entire length from the existing trailhead at U.S. 98 to itsnorthern terminus at U.S. 19 near Red Level. Theserecommendations will be taken to a public hearing during the ChairsCoordinating Committee (CCC) board meeting on Dec.13 in PinellasCounty. At the CAC meeting, Walt Eastmond, engineering project manager, will present an update about the C.R. 491 widening project.A2TUESDAY, DECEMBER3, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLELOCAL/STATE If you have been looking for a hearing aid designed to make conversation comfortable and TV, music and phone conversations sound like never before. Audibel A2 is it. 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Corporate Oaks Drive Crystal River (In Meadowcrest) Dr. Kenneth P. Pritchyk DPM 000GSH5 Visits are Free! Specials In The Magic Garden Specials In The Magic Garden 4920 Grover Cleveland, Homosassa, Florida 34446 352-628-0156 ~ firstname.lastname@example.org www.AlpacaMagicUSA.com Come Celebrate Florida Alpaca Farm Days Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8 Spinning demonstrations using our luxurious alpaca fleece Advisers to review five year state road work plan WHAT: Transportational Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting. WHEN: 1 p .m. Wednesday. WHERE: Room 280, Lecanto Government Complex, 3600 W. Sovereign Path, Lecanto. AGENDA: www .tbarta.com. Click Meetings to open calendar. Meeting listed Dec.4; click through to agenda packet. WHAT: Citiz ens Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting. WHEN: 3 p .m. Wednesday. WHERE: Room 280, Lecanto Government Complex, 3600 W. Sovereign Path, Lecanto. AGENDA: www .tbarta.com. Click Meetings to open calendar. Meeting listed Dec.4; click through to agenda packet. Researchers plan for Ice Age digVERO BEACH Officials are signing an agreement that will allow an archaeological dig to move forward in Vero Beach. The agreement signed Monday will allow researchers from Mercyhurst University in Pennsylvania to excavate a site where Ice Age fossils of animals were discovered almost 100 years ago. State BRIEF From wire reports MAILContinued from Page A1 postmaster noticed the box was missing Monday morning. Deputies arrived on the scene a little after 10 a.m., Yates said. She said an investigator checked the area, thinking maybe it was accidentally knocked down and dragged by a motorist, but soon came to the conclusion that the box was not in the vicinity of the post office it is gone. Yates said detectives are working with area businesses, which may yield surveillance video of the incident. She said the investigation is in its early stages, but anyone with information about the theft of the box can anonymously call Citrus County Crime Stoppers at 888-ANY-TIPS (2698477). Smith would not say if officials have recovered any surveillance footage of the crime. Mail theft is a federal crime therefore the U.S. Postal Inspection Service also is investigating the case. Its Tampa office number is 877-8762455.Contact Chronicle reporter A.B. Sidibe at 352564-2925 or asidibe@ chronicleonline.com.
MIKEWRIGHT Staff writerAn Inverness man was jailed early Monday morning on charges he pummeled a man while watching TV with some friends Christopher Lynn Watts, 26, 5566 S. Luray Terrace, told deputies that he beat the man because he was disrespectful in Watts house. According to his arrest report, this is what happened: Deputies responded to a 2a.m. physical disturbance at Watts home. Deputies spoke to witnesses who said Watts was drunk and trying to pick a fight while watching TV. They said Watts approached the victim, who was sitting on the couch, and punched him the face. He pushed away someone who tried to intervene, and continued punching the victim until the man went limp, witnesses said. The couch was saturated in blood and there was blood on the walls and floors, the report states. Deputies found the victim in another room, barely conscious. The mans face was covered in blood and he had severe facial injuries, deep gashes and cuts. He was transported by ambulance to Citrus Memorial hospital. Deputies arrested Watts; however, the report states Watts had to be subdued by deputies after he started to struggle as they walked him to the patrol car. While at the jail, Watts purposely smashed his head on the bullet-proof glass guarding the control center. Deputies and Correction Corporation of American guards subdued him to the floor to prevent him from kicking jail guards, the report states. Deputies transported Watts to Citrus Memorial emergency room to have him medically cleared for jail incarceration. While there, Watts reportedly said he should have hit the man harder. The defendant told me he did not get him as good as he wanted to, the deputy wrote in his report. Watts was charged with aggravated battery and held on $5,000 bond. Contact Chronicle reporter Mike Wright at 352563-3228. A.B. SIDIBE Staff writerCRYSTAL RIVERThe site of the citys first African-American school is gradually being transformed into an allencompassing community gathering place. Last week, workers finished adding the roof to the 8,000square-foot George Washington Carver Community Center at Northeast Third Avenue. Next, said volunteer project director Harold Walker, is the addition doors and windows. That would probably cost about $10,000, Walker said. And we are going to begin looking at an air-conditioning system, which is not cheap, he added. Walker said the effort to make the center a reality is being driven by volunteer power and donations. Project officials have been raising funds through family pledges, banquets, dances and bake sales. The project kicked into high gear this year after volunteers began framing the building a few months ago. The sides were soon added and now the roof. Walker said volunteers from Duke Energy and the community can be found at the site every Saturday. Our goal is to complete it by February 2015 during Black History Month, Walker said. He estimates the building will cost somewhere near $280,000 by the time it is completed. In 2004, then-U.S. Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite helped the center obtain a $125,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. In 2009, the Crystal River City Council waived the $10,000 building permit fees and the county waived more than $90,000 in impact fees because the site once had a school on it. However, over the years the project had been stalled for unspecified reasons until Walker stepped in about two years ago. Walker said he often wondered about the vacant piece of land, so he contacted the projects board of directors, which tapped him as the volunteer project director. Walker said he sought the help of co-workers at Duke and recruited others from the community to get the wheels turning. When its done, one of the things we would like to put in there is an after-school learning center where kids in elementary and middle school can go to get help with their school work. The center will be very good for Crystal River when it is done, he said. For more information or to help, call Walker at 352-464-0516.Contact Chronicle reporter A.B. Sidibe at 352-564-2925 or email@example.com.Around theCOUNTY Citrus Springs Man faces Pinellas robbery chargeCitrus County Sheriffs deputies arrested a 40year-old Citrus Springs man Thursday on a Pinellas County warrant charging him with armed robbery. Michael Richard Nadeau, 12241 N. Elkcam Blvd., was being held on $100,000 bond. The warrant said Nadeau was wanted for a home invasion. Details about the Pinellas County case were unavailable Monday. In an unrelated case, Nadeau is scheduled for trial Jan.21 in Citrus County court for an August charge of boating under the influence.Crystal RiverFire guts familys home, contentsA fire suspected of originating from a laundry room damaged 75percent of a Crystal River home Monday, according to a report by Citrus County Sheriffs Office Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Tom Bosley. The occupant of the home at 1016 N.E. Eighth Ave. said their son noticed smoke coming from the laundry room and alerted the rest of the family. The three occupants of the home escaped unharmed, according to the report. Firefighters arrived on scene at 6:52p.m. and found the home 50percent involved. According to the report, crews attacked the blaze, bringing it under control a short time later. Crystal River Fire Department also assisted in fighting the fire. According to the report, 100percent of the contents of the home were declared a loss. The state fire marshals office is investigating the cause of the fire. Cape Canaveral Hubble Telescope looks at comet fateNASA said Monday that the Hubble Space Telescope is the best bet for figuring out whether Comet ISON disintegrated during its brush with the sun last week. A pair of solar observatories saw something emerge from around the sun following ISONs close approach on Thanksgiving Day. But scientists dont know whether the spot of light was merely the comets shattered remains or whats left of its icy nucleus. Either way, by now, they say it may be just dust. Over the coming week or two, scientists will keep a lookout for any brightening, which could indicate what, if anything is left. Hubble should put the matter to rest in mid-December. From staff and wire reports Associated PressTAMPA The city of Tampa is considering big changes in how drinks are poured at bars, restaurants and nightclubs. A draft ordinance up for consideration by the city council would roll back bar closing times from 3 a.m. to midnight,The Tampa Bay Timesreported. Bars, nightclubs and other venues would be able to apply for an extended hours business permit to stay open later. Businesses such as convenience stores that sell alcohol for carryout would not be subject to the early closure. Bars, restaurants and nightclubs with special use permits, a form of wetzoning in which the city council sets operating hours, would also be exempt. The city is also considering issuing new business permits to clubs with state licenses to serve drinks. The proposed rules will be discussed at a city council meeting on Thursday. They come two years after shootings at two Ybor City-area clubs left one man dead and six wounded. According to the ordinance, an extendedhours permit would be a privilege, not a right, and would have to be renewed every year. The city could suspend or revoke a permit if the establishment lets customers drink or stays open after 3 a.m.; had any two violations of certain laws like possession of felony controlled substances within a 12month period; or had four cases of criminal possession of marijuana within six months. City council member Yvonne Yolie Capin said she recognized how economically important bars and restaurants are, and that the idea is to achieve a level of comfort through regulations that are very specific and not subjective. That's very, very important, Capin said. STATE& LOCAL Page A3TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Man charged in sex abuse of toddler A.B. SIDIBE Staff writerA 29-year-old Homosassa man is facing charges of physical and sexual abuse of a 23month-old girl. Travis Reid Malcom, of South Gross Avenue, was arrested Monday and charged with aggravated child abuse and sexual battery or injuring the sexual organs of a person less than 12 years old. His bond is $20,000. According to Malcoms arrest affidavit, he was watching three children, ages 3, 23 months and 8 months, while the parents went to pick up a pizza, leaving the house for about 30 minutes. The father said hed known Malcom for 15 years and that Malcom had baby sat in the past. When the parent returned, they found the residence was dark, then reportedly saw Malcom on his knees near a recliner in the living room. The parents said Malcom jumped to his feet upon seeing them. The parents also observed that Malcoms pants zipper was down. He reportedly told the parents that the 23-monthold had a diaper rash and was in her room crying. He then fled the residence through a back door. When the parents checked on the baby, they reportedly noticed the child had a small cut inside her vagina. They also noticed the girl had a bump on her forehead. Investigators of the Citrus County Sheriffs Office collected evidence and sent all three children to be examined. The medical exam found abrasions to the 23-month-olds sexual organs, which were consistent with sexual abuse, an abrasion to her forehead, and red bruises on her upper lip. The 3-year-old told investigators he saw Malcom slap the baby. The examination of the other two children showed no injuries or abuse. Malcom was later arrested and transported to the Citrus County Detention Facility. He reportedly refused to talk to investigators.Contact Chronicle reporter A.B. Sidibe at 352564-2925 or asidibe@ chronicleonline.com. MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleSteel building erectors Robert Roberts, left, and Scott Croft from Fly-N-Inn Inc. of Inglis place corner trim on the roof of the George Washington Carver Center in Crystal River last Wednesday morning. The roof of the metal building was recently installed and the crew spent part of Wednesday installing gutters. Community center taking shape in CR Construction on the George Washington Carver Center is progressing with the help of community support. Travis Malcomfacing child abuse charges. Michael Nadeaufaces robbery charge. Christopher Wattsfaces battery charge. Report: Man beats houseguest for being disrespectful Tampa to look at closing time for bars
Birthday Dont let life get you down. Participate in activities and events that bring you joy. Share with people you care about. Move in a positive direction and embrace change. Adventure awaits you. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Participate in a worthwhile cause. Offer your services, and you will be appreciated and rewarded. It will be difficult to hide your feelings. Be honest but kind. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Partners may cost you more than you bargained for. Refrain from making promises that are hard to live up to. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Educational pursuits will help you get a better job. Making a career move will pay off. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) Delays due to red tape will be annoying. Leave plenty of time to sort through any problems that arise. Aries (March 21-April 19) Youll enjoy all the options that come available to you. Embrace change and enjoy making new friends along the way. Taurus (April 20-May 20) A lack of sympathy will surface if you are stubborn. Use your skills diversely. This is an opportune time to show others what you are capable of doing. Gemini (May 21-June 20) Dont mix business with pleasure. Youll get more accomplished at work and at home if you give your undivided attention to one or the other. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Put your creative talent to work for you. A unique approach to something you already do well will give what you have to offer new life. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Choose your path and stay on course. A change will inspire you to try something new. Dont let someones demands get you down. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) A responsible attitude will get you a lot in return. Romance is on the rise and will help you ward off a problem you might face if you arent attentive. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Speak up. If you get your feelings out in the open, you will be able to deal with any problem you encounter. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Participate in seminars, trade shows or anything that interests you. Youll be inspired by what you see and learn and will explore new possibilities when it comes to home, family and personal relationships. TodaysHOROSCOPES Today is Tuesday, Dec. 3, the 337th day of 2013. There are 28 days left in the year. Todays Highlight in History: On Dec. 3, 1984, thousands of people died after a cloud of methyl isocyanate gas escaped from a pesticide plant operated by a Union Carbide subsidiary in Bhopal, India. On this date: In 1828, Andrew Jackson was elected president of the United States by the Electoral College. In 1947, the Tennessee Williams play A Streetcar Named Desire opened on Broadway. In 1992, the first telephone text message was sent by British engineer Neil Papworth, who transmitted the greeting Merry Christmas from his work computer in Newbury, Berkshire, to Vodafone executive Richard Jarvis mobile phone. Ten years ago: A U.N. tribunal convicted and sentenced a radio news director and a newspaper editor to life imprisonment for their role in promoting the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Five years ago: Theological conservatives upset by liberal views of U.S. Episcopalians and Canadian Anglicans formed a rival North American province. One year ago: A U.S. defense official said Syria had been moving its chemical weapons components in recent days; President Barack Obama warned Syrias Bashar Assad that if he were to use those weapons against rebels fighting his countrys military, there will be consequences. Todays Birthdays: Movie director Jean-Luc Godard is 83. Rock singer Ozzy Osbourne is 65. Actress Daryl Hannah is 53. Actress Julianne Moore is 53. Actor Brendan Fraser is 45. Actress Lauren Roman is 38. Actress Amanda Seyfried is 28. Actor Michael Angarano is 26. Thought for Today: There is a way to look at the past. Dont hide from it. It will not catch you if you dont repeat it. Pearl Bailey, American entertainer (1918-1990).Today inHISTORY CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE HI LO PR 73 55 0.00 HI LO PR 74 52 0.00 HI LO PR 71 56 0.00 HI LO PR 69 58 0.00 HI LO PR 71 57 0.00 HI LO PR 71 54 0.00 YESTERDAYS WEATHER Morning fog then partly sunny and warmer. A slight chance of a shower.THREE DAY OUTLOOK Some morning clouds, then partly sunny and warm. Morning clouds around, then some sun.High: 78 Low: 56 High: 82 Low: 59 High: 82 Low: 60TODAY & TOMORROW MORNING WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY MORNING THURSDAY & FRIDAY MORNING Exclusive daily forecast by: TEMPERATURE* Monday 71/56 Record 85/30 Normal 75/48 Mean temp. 64 Departure from mean +3 PRECIPITATION* Monday 0.00 in. Total for the month 0.00 in. Total for the year 56.13 in. Normal for the year 49.56 in.*As of 7 p.m. at InvernessUV INDEX: 4 0-2 minimal, 3-4 low, 5-6 moderate, 7-9 high, 10+ very high BAROMETRIC PRESSURE Monday at 3 p.m. 29.87 in. DEW POINT Monday at 3 p.m. 50 HUMIDITY Monday at 3 p.m. 53% 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 ............................5:32 P.M. SUNRISE TOMORROW .....................7:09 A.M. MOONRISE TODAY ...........................7:38 A.M. MOONSET TODAY ............................6:33 P.M. DEC. 9DEC. 17DEC. 25JAN. 1 WATERING RULES BURN CONDITIONS For more information call Florida Division of Forestry at (352) 754-6777. For more information on drought conditions, please visit the Division of Forestrys Web site: http://flame.fl-dof.com/fire_weather/kbdiTodays Fire Danger Rating is: MODERATE. There is no burn ban.City H L Fcast Daytona Bch. 74 57 pc Ft. Lauderdale 76 67 pc Fort Myers 79 62 pc Gainesville 74 54 pc Homestead 77 65 pc Jacksonville 72 55 pc Key West 77 70 s Lakeland 79 56 pc Melbourne 76 60 pc City H L Fcast Miami 77 67 pc Ocala 76 57 pc Orlando 77 57 pc Pensacola 74 61 sh Sarasota 77 59 pc Tallahassee 72 56 sh Tampa 77 63 pc Vero Beach 76 58 pc W. Palm Bch. 77 66 pc FLORIDA TEMPERATURESSoutheast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters will have a light chop. Partly cloudy and pleasant today. Gulf water temperature64 LAKE LEVELSLocation Sun. Mon. Full Withlacoochee at Holder 28.83 28.83 35.52 Tsala Apopka-Hernando 38.56 38.56 39.25 Tsala Apopka-Inverness 39.72 39.71 40.60 Tsala Apopka-Floral City 40.41 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 L L L L L L 79/51 50/44 39/5 71/51 38/26 62/48 56/41 65/32 12/-3 35/26 51/38 43/41 65/54 77/67 80/65 54/36 THE NATION Albany 39 32 pc 43 28 Albuquerque 52 31 pc 59 38 Asheville 55 28 c 55 43 Atlanta 54 45 .08 sh 65 54 Atlantic City 51 26 pc 54 39 Austin 81 50 pc 83 59 Baltimore 49 39 pc 53 36 Billings 48 32 .51 sn 12 -3 Birmingham 56 48 .20 sh 67 58 Boise 56 35 .04 pc 33 17 Boston 41 37 sh 44 32 Buffalo 37 34 c 41 34 Burlington, VT 38 29 pc 39 25 Charleston, SC 67 51 pc 68 55 Charleston, WV 57 38 c 59 44 Charlotte 61 28 pc 59 47 Chicago 44 29 sh 50 44 Cincinnati 52 36 c 61 51 Cleveland 42 34 c 46 43 Columbia, SC 62 46 pc 66 50 Columbus, OH 47 34 sh 57 49 Concord, N.H. 39 33 sh 43 23 Dallas 70 40 pc 79 51 Denver 62 33 pc 39 5 Des Moines 54 34 c 53 32 Detroit 40 31 c 43 41 El Paso 67 32 pc 71 51 Evansville, IN 57 32 c 62 55 Harrisburg 44 36 pc 49 34 Hartford 43 35 pc 46 28 Houston 77 61 pc 80 65 Indianapolis 48 34 c 58 50 Jackson 73 53 pc 73 61 Las Vegas 63 43 pc 64 43 Little Rock 65 51 pc 68 59 Los Angeles 73 54 c 62 48 Louisville 58 38 c 63 54 Memphis 61 50 c 67 61 Milwaukee 41 25 sh 45 43 Minneapolis 38 28 .11 rs 38 26 Mobile 73 45 sh 74 60 Montgomery 72 48 .01 sh 73 57 Nashville 56 47 c 65 57 New Orleans 73 54 pc 76 64 New York City 49 41 pc 51 38 Norfolk 54 32 pc 57 40 Oklahoma City 63 38 pc 67 36 Omaha 56 30 c 53 22 Palm Springs 75 49 pc 66 47 Philadelphia 51 39 pc 52 39 Phoenix 70 48 pc 74 54 Pittsburgh 46 37 c 49 42 Portland, ME 37 33 .01 sh 44 31 Portland, Ore 51 41 .04 s 37 24 Providence, R.I. 44 36 sh 45 29 Raleigh 60 36 pc 59 43 Rapid City 53 28 sn 24 3 Reno 63 30 sn 32 15 Rochester, NY 41 35 pc 36 32 Sacramento 65 37 c 56 33 St. Louis 59 39 c 65 47 St. Ste. Marie 31 15 sn 28 26 Salt Lake City 60 44 sn 34 23 San Antonio 81 59 pc 82 60 San Diego 76 53 pc 60 56 San Francisco 62 46 pc 55 41 Savannah 68 49 pc 70 55 Seattle 45 39 .01 s 35 26 Spokane 38 30 trace pc 27 13 Syracuse 39 33 pc 39 30 Topeka 57 32 pc 63 27 Washington 50 41 pc 54 36YESTERDAYS NATIONAL HIGH & LOW HIGH 88 Dryden, Texas LOW -9 Alamosa, Colo. TUESDAY CITY H/L/SKY Acapulco 82/76/pc Amsterdam 36/33/c Athens 52/49/sh Beijing 47/24/pc Berlin 33/30/pc Bermuda 70/65/pc Cairo 87/66/c Calgary 5/-2/sn Havana 78/67/pc Hong Kong 68/55/s Jerusalem 72/59/sh Lisbon 58/43/s London 38/36/c Madrid 50/42/pc Mexico City 74/53/pc Montreal 34/25/c Moscow 27/25/sn Paris 31/28/c Rio 87/71/sh Rome 56/41/s Sydney 86/50/pc Tokyo 56/43/pc Toronto 39/34/c Warsaw 34/29/pc WORLD CITIES Monday Tuesday City H L Pcp. Fcst H L Monday Tuesday City H L Pcp. Fcst H L Weather Central, LP, Madison, Wi. Tuesday WednesdayCity High/Low High/Low High/Low High/LowChassahowitzka* 4:45 a/12:57 a 6:39 p/1:48 p 5:30 a/1:43 a 7:25 p/2:34 p Crystal River** 3:06 a/11:10 a 5:00 p/11:05 p 3:51 a/11:56 a 5:46 p/11:52 p Withlacoochee* 12:53 a/8:58 a 2:47 p/8:53 p 1:38 a/9:44 a 3:33 p/9:40 p Homosassa*** 3:55 a/12:47 p 5:49 p/ 4:40 a/12:42 a 6:35 p/1:33 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) 12/3 TUESDAY 5:13 11:28 5:44 11:59 12/4 WEDNESDAY 6:17 12:02 6:48 12:33 FORECAST FOR 3:00 P.M. TUESDAY HI LO PR 69 57 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 newspaper.www.chronicleonline.com Published every Sunday through Saturday By Citrus Publishing Inc.1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429Phone 352-563-6363POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Citrus County Chronicle1624 N. MEADOWCREST BLVD., CRYSTAL RIVER, FL 34429 PERIODICAL POSTAGE PAID AT INVERNESS, FL SECOND CLASS PERMIT #114280 CITRUSCOUNTY Florida' s BestCommunity Newspaper Serving Floridas Best Community ENTERTAINMENT ONeal testifies about disputed artLOS ANGELES Ryan ONeal said he wasnt trying to keep it a secret that he removed an Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett from the actress home after her death. Ownership of the artwork is at issue in a trial between ONeal and the University of Texas at Austin, which is seeking the portrait for its museum. ONeal began testifying in a trial on Monday morning. The Oscar-nominated actor said the Warhol portrait he removed belongs to him and was a gift from the artist. The university contends that Fawcett left the portrait to her alma mater. Warhol created two portraits of the Charlies Angels star in 1980. One version was given to the university, which is suing ONeal to gain possession of its twin.French artist wins Turner PrizeLONDON French artist Laure Prouvost has won this years Turner Prize, the prestigious British award for contemporary art. The 35-year-old filmmaker and installation artist won with a tea party-themed video installation. She beat three other finalists, including popular humorist David Shrigley, British-German artist Tino Sehgal and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, a Londoner of Ghanaian descent. The $40,000 award, given annually to a British or Britainbased artist under 50, often sparks lively debate about the value of modern art. Previous winners of the prize, named for 19th-century landscape painter J.M.W. Turner include media favorites such as transvestite potter Grayson Perry shark pickler Damien Hirst and dungdaubing painter Chris Ofili .Insane Clown Posse festival to moveST. LOUIS Organizers of an outdoor festival headlined by the rap-metal group Insane Clown Posse are finding new digs for the event after six years of staging it in southern Illinois, and the sheriff couldnt be happier. The five-day concert, which each year has drawn tens of thousands of people, also has developed a reputation for unruliness marked by drug overdoses, fights, arrests and the deaths of some Juggalos, by which Insane Clown Posse fans are known. In 2010, fans pelted reality TV actress Tila Tequila with stones, bottles and feces, and authorities said that event also involved one man stabbing another. One attendee drowned the following year while trying to swim in the Ohio River. And this year, a 24year-old fan, Cory Collins of Harrisburg, Ill., was found dead on the festivals grounds, and dozens of attendees were arrested on drug-related and disorderly conduct charges. The yearly gathering has been a recurring headache for Sheriff Jerry Fricker given the overtime his department has been forced to shell out for deputies to help monitor and control the crowds.Bruce Lees yellow jumpsuit on auctionHONG KONG Bruce Lee fans who covet the original yellow jumpsuit that the martial arts legend wore onscreen will get a chance to bid for it at a Hong Kong auction this week. Its part of a collection of 14 items going on the block on Thursday. Lee wore the yellow suit, with black stripes down the sides, in Game of Death. Quentin Tarantino paid homage to Lees jumpsuit by dressing Uma Thurman in one for his Kill Bill movies. From wire reports Associated PressThe water-stained label of the gray wool suit Gene Kelly wore in the movie Singin in the Rain is displayed Monday at Heritage Auctions in Dallas. The once rain-soaked suit is going up for auction after being kept in a closet by a memorabilia collector for more than four decades. A4TUESDAY, DECEMBER3, 2013 000GT1P in Todays Citrus County Chronicle LEGAL NOTICES Fictitious Name Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C12 Meeting Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . C12 Miscellaneous Notices . . . . . . . C12 Notice to Creditors/ Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C12
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Mildred Renie Bresnahan, 78Mildred Renie Lorena Bresnahan,78, went to be with the Angels on Nov.30, 2013, surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Hospice of Citrus County. Renie was born Nov.5, 1935, in Atlanta, Ga., to the late Jesse and Mary (Austin) Turner. She relocated to this area in 1978 from Miami. She was the owner of Southern Concrete Pavers with her husband. A loving wife, mother and grandmother, she enjoyed family gatherings and dancing with the love of her life. Left to celebrate her life are her husband, John Mike Bresnahan; three sons, Pat (Patricia) Bresnahan, Lecanto, Joseph Bresnahan, Inverness and Phillip (Rhonda) Bresnahan; daughters, Brenda (John) Hawthorne, Aberdeen, N.C., and Deena (Glenn) Sivia, Lecanto; brother, Jesse (Virgia) Turner, Opa Locka and Patricia Smith, Marietta, Ga.; 15 grandchildren; 17 greatgrandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by four brothers and daughter-in-law, Renee Bresnahan. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory is assisting the family with private arrangements. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Paul Curry, 65FLORAL CITYPaul Wayne Curry, 65, of Floral City, Fla., passed away Friday, Nov.29, 2013, at his home. A native of Champaign, Ill., he was born Jan.16, 1948, to Delmar and Lorraine (Rowlen) Curry, one of three children. Mr. Curry was a U.S. Navy veteran from 1965 to 1969 and served two tours of duty in Vietnam. He was a heavy equipment operator by profession and moved to Citrus County in 1981 from Bradenton. Paul was a longtime member of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter No.70, Inverness, where he had served as their secretary and treasurer. Mr. Curry was a talented photographer during his life, but was most well known locally for his woodcrafting skills, making walking canes by hand. He is survived by his wife of nearly 21 years, Clara E. Curry, Floral City; son, Michael W. Curry (wife Inyoung), Clearwater; son, Timothy W. Curry, Bradenton; daughter, Tina Huber (husband Rodney), Fort Sill, Okla.; son, Robert Thomas (wife Elisia), Floral City; sisters, Juanita Cale (husband John), Hernando and Judy Conkrite (husband Jerry) of Crawfordsville, Ind.; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Paul was preceded in death by his parents. A memorial service of remembrance will be 12p.m. Wednesday, Dec.4, 2013, at Fero Funeral Home, Beverly Hills, with military honors rendered by the Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 70 and the U.S. Navy. Interment will be private. www.ferofuneralhome. com. Stair Briggs, 85HOMOSASSAStair W. Briggs, 85, of Homosassa, Fla., died Nov.27, 2013. Anatomical donation arrangements are under direction of Brown Funeral Home& Crematory in Lecanto. Evangeline Bradley, 93CRYSTAL RIVEREvangeline Juanita Bradley, 93, of Crystal River, Fla., died Monday, Dec.2, 2013, at her home under the care of her family and Hospice of Citrus County. Private cremation arrangements are under the care of Strickland Funeral Home with Crematory Crystal River. Eileen Barbara Center, 92LAMBERTVILLE, MICH.Eileen Barbara Center, 92, of Lambertville, Mich., died Saturday, Nov.30, 2013, in her home. Born March23, 1921, in Bedford, England, she was the daughter of Cecil and Daisy (George) Walford. Barbara served in the Womens Army Auxiliary Corp in England during WWII. After the war she moved to the United States and was employed by several companies for 40 years. Notably, she worked for the Ohio and Michigan Paper Company, Baron Steel Corporation, DeVilbiss High School and Manpower International, as the office manager. She was preceded in death by her husband of 31 years, Jack Center of Homosassa; and sisters, Gwen Cox and Vera Zahm. Barbara is survived by many loving nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation or services. Arrangements by the Michael W. Pawlak Funeral Home, Temperance, Mich., www. pawlakfuneralhome.com. Dorothy Hackett, 92BEVERLY HILLSDorothy Head Hackett, 92, of Beverly Hills, Fla., passed away Sunday, Dec.1, 2013, at Citrus County Hospice House. She was born June14, 1921, in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, to Arnold and Mildred Head. She moved to Epping, N.H., at age two. She has resided in Beverly Hills for the last 20 years, having moved from Tilton, N.H., to be near her daughter. She was a homemaker who enjoyed womens clubs, crafts and travel. She belonged to Beverly Hills Community Church. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Frank Hackett of Beverly Hills; a daughter, Kathleen (David) Jackson of Inverness; a brother, Cecil E. Head of Healdsburg, Calif.; two granddaughters, Heather (David) Pearlswig, of Raleigh, N.C., and Cindy Cox of Ocala; and three great-grandchildren, Amanda Pearlswig, Ian Pearlswig and Sean Jackson. Dorothy was preceded in death by her first husband, Elwood Wells; her parents; and four brothers, Lester, Emerson, Clifford and Ivan Head. A memorial service at the Beverly Hills Community Church will be announced at a later date. Interment of ashes will take place in Epping, N.H., in the spring. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com. Michael Daugherty, 53HOMOSASSAMichael Thomas Daugherty, 53, of Homosassa, Fla., died Nov.30, 2013. Private cremation will take place under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto. Linda Dreyer, 52INVERNESSLinda Jay Dreyer, 52, Inverness, Fla., died suddenly Nov.28, 2013. Linda was born in Alaska and moved here from Homestead. She worked for a mortgage company before retirement and was a member and officer of the Eagles Aerie Lodge No. 3992 Ladies Auxillary. Survivors include her husband, Gary of Inverness; her parents, Richard and Jenny Brendlinger of Port St Lucie; her children; brother; sister; grandchildren; and a host of friends. Eagles Ladies Auxiliary services are scheduled at 10a.m. Thursday, Dec.5, 2013, from Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with burial following in Florida National Cemetery. Visitation from 9a.m. until hour of service. Additional celebration of life is scheduled Saturday at the Inverness Eagles. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Grace French, 90CRYSTAL RIVERGrace J. French, 90, of Crystal River, Fla., died Monday, Dec.2, 2013, at HPH Hospice Care Center in Lecanto. Private cremation arrangements are under the care of Strickland Funeral Home with Crematory. Pattie Landry, 63HOMOSASSAPattie Landry, 63, of Homosassa, Fla., died Nov.30, 2013. Private cremation will take place under the direction of BrownFuneral Home & Crematory in Lecanto. William Murphree Sr., 57HOMOSASSAWilliam Richard Dale Murphree Sr., 57, of Homosassa, Fla., died Nov.29, 2013. Private cremation will take place under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto. Gustavo Piloto Jr., 60BEVERLY HILLSGustavo H. Piloto Jr., 60, of Beverly Hills, Fla., died Nov.30, 2013. Private cremation will take place under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto. Susan Sizemore, 61CRYSTAL RIVERSusan V. Sizemore, 61, of Crystal River, Fla., died Nov.30, 2013. Private cremation will take place under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto. A6TUESDAY, DECEMBER3, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE New Patients Free Consults Emergency Care Serving as your local Citrus County dentist since 1992 000GL0E Dr. Richard C. Swanson PROFESSIONAL CONVENIENT PAIN FREE 352-795-1223 1815 N Suncoast Blvd. Crystal River, FL www.rswansondental.com 2013 2013 2013 2013 Wishing You Bright Holiday Smiles! Dorothy Hackett Linda Dreyer Paul Curry Eileen Center Mildred Breshnahan OBITUARIES The Citrus County Chronicles policy permits both free and paid obituaries. Email obits@ chronicle online.com or phone 352-563-5660 for details and pricing options. Free obituaries, run one day, can include: full name of deceased; age; hometown/state; date of death; place of death; date, time and place of visitation and funeral services. Obituaries are posted online at www. chronicleonline .com. Deadline is 3 p.m. for obituaries to appear in the next days edition. All obituaries will be edited to conform to Associated Press style unless a request to the contrary is made. Obituaries FERO Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home FERO Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home 000GLR8 352 746-4646 352 746-4646 www.dignitymemorial.com S ERVING F AMILIES FOR 37 YEARS WITH D IGNITY & R ESPECT S ERVING F AMILIES FOR 37 YEARS WITH D IGNITY & R ESPECT Beverly Hills Beverly Hills 000GOIV 2013 Tree of Remembrance 000GR6H60 Serving all of Citrus County (352) 726-2271 www.HooperFuneralHome.com Serving all your cremation needs. 000GTFM 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 Jared Todd, 21, of South Harrison Street, Beverly Hills, at 2:18 a.m. Dec. 1 on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence. According to his arrest affidavit, Todd was stopped for careless driving on a motorcycle. He was asked to perform field sobriety tests and did poorly. Tests of his breath showed his blood alcohol concentration was 0.174 percent and 0.176 percent. The legal limit is 0.08 percent. Todd was also charged with carrying a concealed weapon without a permit. Bond $1,500. Jeffery Adamik 22, of South Apopka Ave, Inverness, at 10:06 p.m. Nov. 29 on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence. According to his arrest affidavit, Adamik was stopped for passing in a no passing zone. He was asked to perform field sobriety tests and did poorly. Adamik refused tests of his blood alcohol concentration. Bond $500.Domestic battery arrest Alvin Engel II, 33, of Homosassa, at 4:56 p.m. Dec. 1 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. No bond.Other arrests Cain Webb, 19, of East Cholla Cannon Drive, Phoenix, Arizona, at 2:07 p.m. Nov. 27 on a misdemeanor charge of petit theft. According to his arrest affidavit, Webb is accused of shoplifting two headlights from the Lecanto Walmart. Bond $500. Heather Cassidy, 37, of West Bucknell Avenue, Inverness, at 5:32 p.m. Nov. 28 on an active Victoria, Texas, warrant for violation of probation stemming from an original charge of aggravated assault with a weapon, making her a fugitive from justice. Bond was denied. Brandon Sheldon, 27, of South Johnson Street, Beverly Hills, at 11:39 p.m. Nov. 28 on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance and a misdemeanor charge of drug paraphernalia. According to his arrest affidavit, Sheldon was stopped for a traffic violation and a K-9 unit alerted to possible drugs in the vehicle. A search uncovered approximately one gram of methamphetamine in a clear plastic baggie, and two glass pipes, along with a metal pipe. Bond $5,500. Stacy Castillieja, 49, of County Road 622 G, Bushnell, at 1:37 a.m. Nov. 29 on a charge of felony retail theft. According to her arrest affidavit she is accused of shoplifting 25 items including electronics, toys, and clothes, valued at $332.35, from the Inverness Walmart. Bond $2,000. Sasha Mauldin, 30, of County Road 622 G, Bushnell, at 2:52 a.m. Nov. 29 on a charge of felony retail theft. According to her arrest affidavit she is accused of shoplifting miscellaneous cosmetics, valued at $501.29, from the Inverness Walmart. Bond $2,000. Jose Zelaya Ruiz, 36, of Beverly Hills, at 4:29 a.m. Nov. 29 on felony charges of aggravated battery with use of a deadly weapon, and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill. Bond $10,000. Rebecca Wilson, 52, of Homosassa, at 7:01 p.m. Nov. 29 on a felony charge of abuse to an elderly person or disabled adult, and a misdemeanor charge of battery. Bond $2,000. Dwight Graham, 48, of Homosassa, at 11:13 p.m. Nov. 29 on a misdemeanor charge of unlawful threat by word or act to do violence to another. No bond. Richard Wamser, 50, of Inverness, at 9:11 a.m. Nov. 30 on a misdemeanor charge of retail petit theft. According to his arrest affidavit, Wamser is accused of shoplifting four cans of beer from the CVS in Inverness. Bond $500. Stacey Johnson, 25, of East Shoreline Drive, Tallahassee, at 7:33 p.m. Nov. 30 on a felony charge of battery on a law enforcement officer, and a misdemeanor charge of battery. According to her arrest affidavit, deputies were called to the Lakes Region Library in Inverness when Johnson refused to leave the premises. She is accused of punching one deputy in the mouth, and kicking him in the groin area, and biting another officer, drawing blood. Bond $5,000. Travis Ewald, 28, of Crystal River, at 8:55 p.m. Nov. 30 on a felony charge of aggravated battery on a pregnant victim. No bond. Joseph Tascarella, 37, of South Lima Avenue, Homosassa, at 9:53 a.m. Dec. 1 on an active Newton County, Missouri, warrant for violation of probation, making him a fugitive from justice. Bond was denied. Sean Strait, 37, of South Tyler Street, Beverly Hills at 7:45 a.m. Dec. 2 on an active warrant for failing to register as a convicted felon. Strait turned himself into the Citrus County Detention Facility. Bond $250. Citrus County Sheriffs OfficeBurglaries A residential burglary was reported at 11:23 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, in the 7100 block of W. Gator Lane, Crystal River. A vehicle burglary was reported at 12:59 p.m. Nov. 27 in the 7200 block of S. Finale Point, Homosassa. A residential burglary was reported at 1:48 p.m. Nov. 27 in the 7700 block of E. Watson St., Inverness. A residential burglary was reported at 2:02 p.m. Nov. 27 in the 7000 block of W. Sedan Court, Homosassa. A residential burglary was reported at 2:25 p.m. Nov. 27 in the 8400 block of W. Park Springs Place, Homosassa. A vehicle burglary was reported at 7:52 p.m. Nov. 27 in the 3400 block of E. Delight St., Hernando. A vehicle burglary was reported at 11:02 p.m. Nov. 27 in the 5800 block of W. Cardinal St., Homosassa. A vehicle burglary was reported at 12:29 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 28, in the 2300 block of E. Keepsake Lane, Hernando. A commercial burglary was reported at 1:36 p.m. Nov. 28 in the 2400 block of N. Owl Point, Crystal River. A residential burglary was reported at 9:20 p.m. Nov. 28 in the 60 block of N. Savary Ave., Inverness. A residential burglary was reported at 1:21 a.m. Friday, Nov. 29, in the 5900 block of W. Pine Circle, Crystal River. A residential burglary was reported at 9:21 a.m. Nov. 29 in the 6400 block of W. Beaumont Lane, Homosassa. A vehicle burglary was reported at 11:20 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, in the 5500 block of S. Boulevard Drive, Homosassa. A vehicle burglary was reported at 4:24 p.m. Nov. 30 in the 5400 block of S. Forest Terrace, Homosassa. A residential burglary was reported at 9:40 p.m. Nov. 30 in the 9100 block of N. Sandree Drive, Dunnellon. A vehicle burglary was reported at 6:09 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2, in the 900 block of E. Ray St., Hernando.Thefts A petit theft was reported at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, in the 3800 block of S. Kindness Terrace, Homosassa. A grand theft was reported at 11:17 a.m. Nov. 27 in the 500 block of S.W. First Ave., Crystal River. A grand theft was reported at 12:05 p.m. Nov. 27 in the 100 block of S.E. First Terrace, Crystal River. A petit theft was reported at 1:51 p.m. Nov. 27 in the 1900 block of N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. A petit theft was reported at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 28, in the 6400 block of S. Mason Creek Road, Homosassa. A grand theft was reported at 12:22 a.m. Friday, Nov. 29, in the 2400 block of E. Gulf-toLake Highway, Inverness. A grand theft was reported at 2:52 a.m. Nov. 29 in the 2400 block of E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. A grand theft was reported at 3:27 a.m. Nov. 29 in the 3600 block of E. Hilite Court, Inverness. A grand theft was reported at 2:44 p.m. Nov. 29 in the 10400 block of E. Irene St., Inverness. A grand theft was reported at 4:53 p.m. Nov. 29 in the 3800 block of W. Pine Ridge Blvd., Beverly Hills. A grand theft was reported at 6:05 p.m. Nov. 29 in the 3400 block of S. Aberdeen Terrace, Homosassa. A petit theft was reported at 8:42 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, in the 3700 block of S. Alabama Ave., Homosassa. A petit theft was reported at 8:44 a.m. Nov. 30 in the 600 block of W. Main St., Inverness. A petit theft was reported at 3:26 p.m. Nov. 30 in the 1900 block of N. Lecanto, Highway, Lecanto. A petit theft was reported at 4:27 p.m. Nov. 30 in the 700 block of N. Citrus Ave., Crystal River. A petit theft was reported at 10:13 p.m. Nov. 30 in the 1900 block of N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. A grand theft was reported at 7:25 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, in the 7600 block of W. Homosassa Trail, Homosassa.Vandalisms A vandalism was reported at 8 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 28, in the 1900 block of W. Gardenia Drive, Dunnellon. A vandalism was reported at 4:53 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, in the 5200 block of E. Prentice Lane, Inverness. A vandalism was reported at 4:40 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, in the 4500 block of E. Windmill Drive, Inverness. CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, DECEMBER3, 2013 A7 For the RECORD 000GRQQ HEARING AID REPAIR 2013 2013 2013 2013 Inverness 586-7599 Homosassa 621-8000 Dunnellon 789-1559 All Makes and Models 000GQM6 527-0012 72 HOUR BLIND FACTORY FAUX WOOD BLINDS, TOP TREATMENTS DRAPERY, SHADES, SHUTTERS VERTICALS The Savings Are Yours Because The Savings Are Yours Because The Factory Is Ours! The Factory Is Ours! B LIND S 1657 W. GULF TO LAKE HWY LECANTO 2012 2012 2012 2012 www.72-hourblinds.com WELL MEET OR BEAT ANY COMPETITORS PRICE 000GJY4 IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING: If you have a UNITED HEALTHCARE MEDICARE PLAN, it is consolidating to fewer physicians and medical facilities in Florida. As a result, many of your physicians, in all specialties, will be dropped from their network. This is, as stated by United Healthcare, their business decision and not reflective of us or our care. We have been advised that they will drop us and other physicians/ groups from their network in Citrus County, as well as Moffitt Cancer Center and St. Lukes Cataract Center effective 1/1/14. This will result in you having to locate and travel to physicians within their limited medicare replacement plan network. Allen Ridge Professional Village 525 North Dacie Point, Lecanto, Florida 34461 www.dermatologyonline.com SUNCOAST DERMATOLOGY AND SKIN SURGERY CENTER 352-746-2200 352-873-1500 000GOAN Participating with: Medicare, BCBS, Cigna, Humana, Aetna. Ralph E. Massullo, M.D., F.A.A.D William Welton, M.D., F.A.A.D Michael Wartels, M.D., F.A.A.D Margaret Collins, M.D., F.A.A.D Brian Bonomo, P.A .-C Kristy Chatham, P.A.-C Elizabeth Estes, ARNP Erin Watkins, P.A.-C Carla Bailey, P.A.-C YOUR OPTIONS WITH US ARE AS FOLLOWS: 1. Return to regular medicare plan-open enrollment is Oct. to Dec. 7 2. Sign up with a different Medicare Advantage Plan. ** Suncoast Dermatology participates with: -Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage -Humana Medicare Advantage (PPO & HMO) -Aetna Medicare Advantage 3. You can continue to come to us outside of your network. Please be advised that you may be subject to higher copays and/or deductibles. 4. Call your representative to voice your disapproval of this decision. (One in which your choice of physicians/facilities is now limited) UNITED HEALTHCARE DROPPING PHYSICIANS FROM THEIR MEDICARE NETWORK PLANS Well, I think a lot of people with an outside perspective, wouldnt think that (was a good move) to go from a 6A to a 1A, Greene said. But certainly for me and my family, its a step up. Bishop expressed complete shock over Greenes sudden departure. I didnt have any idea at all, Bishop said. We totally understand that this was a decision he made based on his family. We feel like we have a strong tradition here at Citrus High School, Bishop continued. We think its going to be an attractive position. Greene, who has been a member of Seven Rivers Presbyterian Church since his arrival in the county, said it was a hard decision to make but one that was right for his wife Maryellen and their three young daughters. In four years at Citrus, Greene turned in a 24-19 record and helped engineer a turnaround from his first season of 2-8 to a 9-1 regular season in 2013 which included the Hurricanes first playoff berth in seven years. During the 2009 season, the Warriors went 2-5 overall in their one and only season under Greene. Seven Rivers Christian School headmaster Dana James said he and Greene had become good friends over the last four years through the church, which left the door open for a potential return. I told him after (he) finished up his season, well talk, James said. Heres a guy we had originally wanted to start the program and I know there were a lot of people devastated when Ray left. Greene did express excitement over the Warriors commitment to its football program and brand new facilities that are on track to open in 2015. Still, he said having to tell his players he was leaving was one of the hardest aspects of making the move. He is confident, though, that the progress made at Citrus will not end with him. Citrus High School is going to bring in a great football coach and staff, Greene said. Theyve been playing football here since 1926. Its not going to stop because one person leaves.Jon-Michael Soracchi is the Chronicle sports editor. He can be reached at 352-564-2928 or emailed at jmsoracchi @chronicleonline.com. COACHContinued from Page A1
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Platinum Sponsor: Dec. 7 2013 6:00 p.m. Gold Sponsors: Curtis Peterson Auditorium Lecanto, FL Energy spokeswoman Andrea Grover. As proposed, Sabal Trail will pass through Levy, Marion and Sumter counties. It will run just east of Citrus and was originally not expected to impact the county. An above-ground compressor station is planned for Dunnellon. Initial cost estimates are in the range of $3 billion with the subsequent creation of construction jobs and ongoing tax revenues. To address public concerns, a series of public meetings are being held along the Sabal Trail corridor and one in Citrus Springs, which will include the connector. These will have a very open-house format, Grover said. Subjectmatter experts; right of way, survey, construction, environmental considerations, will be on hand. It will be informal, people can ask questions, she said. We just want to provide more information about the project. WWALS, a coalition for South Georgia/North Florida watershed conservation of the Willacoochee, Withlacoochee, Alapaha, and Little River systems has come out against Sabal Trail. It has filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) as an intervener opposing the project. Among its concerns, the group cites impacts on the Withlacoochee River, wetlands and recharge zones for the Floridan Aquifer. According to documents filed with FERC, Sabal Trail intends to submit a first draft of all Environmental Resource Reports by June 2014.Contact Chronicle reporter Pat Faherty at 352564-2924 or pfaherty@ chronicleonline.com. PIPELINEContinued from Page A1 Next house speaker wants statewide water planning The News Service of FloridaTALLAHASSEE As the Senate pursues an ambitious $220 million plan to redirect water and reduce pollutants in South Florida, the next House speaker wants lawmakers to consider a broader approach to the vast water problems confronting the entire state. Rep. Steve Crisafulli, R-Merritt Island, wants lawmakers to factor in water issues faced by the agriculture industry and drinking-water sources, as well as problems facing Floridas freshwater springs, the Apalachicola River region in Floridas Panhandle and the northern Indian River Lagoon, as they prepare to allocate money for water-resource projects in next years budget. The water issues need to be approached in a comprehensive fashion, Crisafulli said Monday. Its important we dont get too laser-focused on one region of the state, but look at it from the standpoint of the overall needs of the state. The directive from Crisafulli, who is in line to become House speaker in November 2014, sets up expected political horse-trading over funding for water issues between the House and Senate at a time when the Legislature has the prospects of a budget surplus entering the session. The Senate plan was crafted by Sen. Joe Negron, R-Stuart, who chairs the budgetwriting Appropriations Committee. Negrons plan was initially conceived with a focus on improving water quality in the St. Lucie estuary, which during the summer was inundated with nutrient-heavy waters released from nearby Lake Okeechobee under the direction of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. As the plan advanced out of Negrons Select Committee on Indian River Lagoon and Lake Okeechobee Basin, it included proposals by Gov. Rick Scott to increase the flow of water to the south, and by Senate Majority Leader Lizbeth Benacquisto, R-Fort Myers, to assist the Caloosahatchee Estuary on the west side of the state. Its exciting to see state leaders competing over who will do the most for the environment, said Eric Draper, executive director of Audubon of Florida. This is something we havent seen in a long time. Draper, who has complimented Negron for being able to quickly put together a plan, agreed Monday with most of the general approach pitched by Crisafulli. Negron said he doesnt believe a proposed statewide approach will impact the Lake Okeechobee and Everglades improvement plan. The more focus we have on water policies the better, Negron said. We can do more than one thing at one time.
Leona Hotchkiss, 94MCKINNEY, TEXASLeona Pearl Hotchkiss, 94, McKinney, Texas, formerly of Hernando, Fla., died Nov.19, 2013, at McKinney Medical Center. Mrs. Hotchkiss was born May14, 1919, in Minnesota to the late Ruben and Helen Crandall and moved here in 1990 from North Carolina. She was a retired executive secretary for American Pharmaceuticals and former member of the Hernando First United Methodist Church. She enjoyed quilting and won an award at the Citrus County Fair with her ostrich egg carvings. Her family said she was a very caring person, a wonderful mother and grandmother. Leona also served our country in the U.S. Navy (yeoman-second class). Survivors include her children, Gary and wife, Melody Hotchkiss, Irving, Texas, Judy and husband, Kenny Rooy, Florissant, Colo.; stepdaughter, Nancy (Ron) Lundberg; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She lost her husband, Allen Hotchkiss, on June28, 2006. Graveside services with Military Honors will be rendered at 10:30a.m. Monday, Dec.9, 2013, at Florida National Cemetery with burial to follow. The procession will leave the Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home at 9:45 a.m. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Mary Simonetti, 48INVERNESSMary Simonetti, 48, of Inverness, Fla., died Sunday, Dec.1, 2013, at Citrus Memorial hospital. Mary was born March3, 1965, in Mackinac Island, Mich., to Albert and Mary Summerfield. She moved to Inverness in 1990 from Crystal River. Mary was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband of 27 years, John Simonetti of Inverness; children, Lindsay Bauer, Joshua Simonetti and Alicia Simonetti, all of Inverness; sisters, Sheryl McCullough of Inverness and Kathy Wieber of Wildwood; brothers, David Summerfield of Iron Mountain, Mich., and Tom Chambers of Mackinac, Island, Mich.; grandchild, Caleb Bauer; nieces, Erika McCullough and Chelsye Summerfield; and nephew, Christopher Summerfield. A memorial Mass for Mrs. Simonetti will be at 10a.m. Wednesday, Dec.4, 2013, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Inverness. Father James Johnson will preside. Heinz Funeral Home & Cremation, Inverness. The family requests that all memorial donations be made to Bank of America in Marys name. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Blaine Stumbaugh, 96HOMOSASSABlaine E. Stumbaugh, 96, of Homosassa, Fla., died Nov.27, 2013. Born May31, 1917, in Greer, Knox Co., Ohio, to Clarence H. and Anna M. (Juergens) Stumbaugh, he and his wife, Gladys M. Campbell, whom he married June27, 1939, moved to Bradenton, Fla., from their home in Loudonville, Ohio, in 1985. Blaine is survived by three children, Gary (married to Patricia Riynock) at Aiken, S.C., Kenneth (married to Jane Bowman) at Port Clinton, Ohio and Sondra at Canal Fulton, Ohio; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; second wife, Ruby; one sister, Dorothy Gardener at Mt. Vernon, Ohio; and one brother, Delmar at Columbus, Ohio. Blaine was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Gladys after nearly 50 years of marriage; and sister, Ruth. Blaine had quite a variety of employment. While yet in high school, he worked with his father in the timber business followed by several years at the Flxible Co. in Loudonville, Ohio. Then he and his wife, Gladys, operated the general store in his home town of Greer for 13 years. The family including the three children then joined Gladys parents on a farm near Coshocton, Ohio. On the death of Gladys father, the family moved to Loudonville, Ohio, where Blaine and his father operated the Downtown Shell Service Station. He retired from the service station a few years after the death of his father and after 18 years of operation. Blaine was remarried May23, 1998, to Ruby Auman in Bradenton. In September 2002, they moved to Crystal River, to be near Rubys daughter, Lynn Dively. In April 2013, they moved to Sunflower Springs Assisted Living Community in Homosassa. Blaine was a member of St. Timothy Lutheran Church in Crystal River. A memorial service will be held at a later date. 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Cap: 7.0m (4.4x avg.) $15.17 b 52-week range PE: Yield: ... ... 12 14 16 $18 SON American EagleAEO Close: $16.28 0.01 or 0.1% $13.14$22.63 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 6.1m (1.4x avg.) $3.14 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 14.5 3.1% The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.80 percent Monday. Yields affect rates on mortgages and other consumer loans.NET 1YR TREASURIES YEST PVS CHG AGO 3.25 3.25 3.25 .13 .13 .13 PRIME RATE FED FUNDS 3-month T-bill.070.06+0.01.08 6-month T-bill.100.10....13 52-wk T-bill.110.11....16 2-year T-note.290.28+0.01.25 5-year T-note1.421.37+0.05.62 10-year T-note2.802.75+0.051.61 30-year T-bond3.863.82+0.042.81 NET 1YR BONDS YEST PVS CHG AGO Barclays LongT-BdIdx3.643.59+0.052.48 Bond Buyer Muni Idx5.115.16-0.053.95 Barclays USAggregate2.332.32+0.011.70 Barclays US High Yield5.605.60...6.49 Moodys AAACorp Idx4.624.59+0.033.56 Barclays CompT-BdIdx1.641.60+0.04.91 Barclays US Corp3.153.15...2.69 YEST 6 MO AGO 1 YR AGO Commodities Oil prices rose Monday on encouraging manufacturing data from the U.S. and China. Silver, gold, platinum and palladium all posted declines. 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Interestrates Stocks decline Thanksgiving sales disappointing Associated PressNEW YORK The final month of a stellar year for stocks began with a thud. All three major indexes closed lower Monday, the first day of trading in December. Investors sold shares on signs that American shoppers that seemingly inexhaustible fuel of global economic growth may hold tight to their cash this holiday season. Shoppers turned out in record numbers over the four-day Thanksgiving weekend, but plunked down less cash than they did last year. It was the first decline in Thanksgiving weekend spending since a retail trade group began tracking it in 2006. Investors reacted by selling all types of retailer stocks, from department stores to specialty chains. J.C. Penney, Macys and Target fell about 2percent each. Urban Outfitters dropped nearly 4percent. This holiday season is not going to be a gangbuster, said Lindsey Piegza, chief economist of Sterne Agee. Retailers are bracing for declining activity from now to the beginning of the year. One big exception to the retailer doldrums was Ebay, which rose 1.6percent thanks to signs of strong sales from its online auctions. The Dow Jones industrial average has surged 22percent this year and, if history holds, will add to that gain this month. The Dow has risen in December in three out of every four years going back to 1950, according to the Stock Traders Almanac. The average gain: 1.7 percent. On Monday, the Dow fell 77.64 points, or 0.5percent, to 16,008.77. The Standard & Poors 500 index dropped 4.91 points, or 0.3percent, to 1,800.90. The Nasdaq composite fell 14.63 points, or 0.4percent, to 4,045.26. The government reported that developers boosted construction spending in October at the fastest pace in more than four years. A separate survey showed that manufacturing activity rose at its fastest pace in 21/2 years. Stocks have soared as the economy maintains a slow but steady recovery and companies continue to increase earnings. Demand for stocks also has been bolstered by Federal Reserve purchases of $85 billion of bonds each month. The goal is to hold down interest rates, make bonds less attractive than stocks, and stimulate the economy. 000GS8Z DEATHSContinued from Page A6 Mary Simonetti SO YOU KNOW Additional days of publication or reprints due to errors in submitted material are charged at the same rates. Deadline is 3 p.m. for obituaries to appear in the next days edition. OBITUARIES Obituaries must be submitted by the funeral home or society in charge of arrangements. Area funeral homes with established accounts with the Chronicle are charged $8.75 per column inch. Non-local funeral homes and those without accounts are required to pay in advance by credit card, and the cost is $10 per column inch.
OPINION Page A10TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013 Call Christmas by its nameIt is that time of year again. It is called CHRISTMAS! People are all caught up in Black Friday and the gifts instead of what Christmas really means. I get real upset when people say Happy Holidays instead of Merry Christmas. I will not buy anything that says Happy Holidays. Only if it says Merry Christmas will I buy it. It was always Merry Christmas when I was growing up and it will always be Merry Christmas to me. After all, the real meaning of Christmas is the birth of Christ. Remember him? He is the one who created you, me and the Earth that we are destroying. So lets not focus on the gifts and parties and reflect on what the meaning of Christmas is really about. When I was in the store last year, I bought some Christmas decorations and went to check out, the cashier wished me Happy Holidays. I just walked out and left the decorations on the counter. I told her how I was offended. Merry Christmas to all! Stop taking God out of everything. Anna DeRose LecantoFundraising for Haiyan victimsAs the full scope of the destruction wrought upon the Philippines by typhoon Haiyan comes to light, the world has also come to see the best of the Filipino people. In this time of destruction and despair, the Filipino people have shown themselves to be a resilient and resourceful community. I cant help but to be proud to be Filipino in the aftermath of Haiyan. Weathering what was determined to be the strongest storm to make landfall in recorded history has proven to the world that we are a community that will stand strong in the face of adversity. Writing on behalf of those affected by Haiyan, we thank you for your kind support, we thank you for all the prayers and for coming together for a good cause. Currently, we have been able to raise $5,610 to help those affected. This money is destined towards organizations on the front lines of the disaster area one spearheaded by local physicians in Cebu City and local organizations from Kanangga and Tanauan Leyte. They are operating to aid storm victims from Tacloban, Kanangga and Tanauan Leyte, which are some of the hardest hit areas, by providing food, water, prophylactic antibiotics, vaccines, tents, mosquito nets, blankets and other essential supplies. These efforts will make a substantial difference in the lives of those affected. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you again for your kind support.Michelle L. Roflo Crystal River In 2011, tens of thousands of government employees and others, enraged by Gov. Scott Walkers determination to break the ruinously expensive and paralyzing grip that government workers unions had on Wisconsin, took over the capitol building in Madison. With chanting, screaming and singing supplemented by bullhorns, bagpipes and drum circles, their cacophony shook the building that the squalor of their occupation made malodorous. They spat on Republican legislators and urinated on Walkers office door. They shouted, This is what democracy looks like! When they and Democratic legislators failed to prevent passage of Act 10, they tried to defeat with a scurrilous smear campaign that backfired an elected state Supreme Court justice. They hoped that changing the courts composition would get Walkers reforms overturned. When this failed, they tried to capture the state Senate by recalling six Republican senators. When this failed, they tried to recall Walker. On the night that failed he won with a larger margin than he had received when elected 19 months earlier he resisted the temptation to proclaim, This is what democracy looks like! Walker recounts these events in Unintimidated: A Governors Story and a Nations Challenge. Most books by incumbent politicians are not worth the paper they never should have been written on. If, however, enough voters read Walkers nonfiction thriller, it will make him a perhaps the leading candidate for his partys 2016 presidential nomination. Act 10 required government workers to contribute 5.8 percent of their salaries to their pensions (hitherto, most paid nothing) and to pay 12.8 percent of their health care premiums (up from 6 percent but still just half of what the average federal worker pays). Both percentages are well below the private-sector average. By limiting collective bargaining to base wages, Act 10 freed school districts to hire and fire teachers based on merit, and to save many millions of dollars by buying teachers health insurance in the competitive market rather than from an entity run by the teachers union. Restricting collective bargaining to wages ended the sort of absurd rules for overtime compensation that made a bus driver Madisons highest paid public employee. Act 10s dynamite, however, was the provision ending the states compulsory collection of union dues sometimes as high as $1,400 per year that fund union contributions to Democrats. Barack Obama and his national labor allies made Wisconsin a battleground because they knew that when Indiana made paying union dues optional, 90 percent of state employees quit paying, and similar measures produced similar results in Washington, Colorado and Utah. Walker has long experience in the furnace of resistance to the looting of public funds by the publics employees. He was elected chief executive of heavily Democratic Milwaukee County after his predecessor collaborated with other officials in rewriting pension rules in a way that, if he had been reelected instead of resigning, would have given him a lumpsum payment of $2.3 million and $136,000 a year for life. To fight the recall during which opponents disrupted Walkers appearance at a Special Olympics event, and squeezed Super Glue into the locks of a school he was to visit Walker raised more than $30 million, assembling a nationwide network of conservative donors that could come in handy if he is re-elected next year. Having become the first U.S. governor to survive a recall election, he is today serene as Americas first governor to be, in effect, elected twice to a first term. When he seeks a second term, his probable opponent will be a wealthy opponent who says her only promise is to not make promises. This is her attempt to cope with an awkward fact: She will either infuriate her partys liberal base or alarm a majority of voters by promising either to preserve or repeal Act 10. Walker is politely scathing a neat trick of Mitt Romneys campaign, especially of Romneys statement that Im not concerned about the very poor because we have a very ample safety net. The imperative, Walker said, is to help them escapethe safety net. Outside the Washington beltway, he said pointedly, biggovernment liberals are on the ropes. No incumbent Republican governor has lost a general election since 2007. Since 2008, the number of Republican governors has increased from 21 to 30, just four short of the partys all-time high reached in the 1920s. He thinks Republican governors are in tune with the nation. If re-elected, he probably will test that theory.George Wills email address is email@example.com. Dream no small dreams, for they have no power to move the hearts of men.Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749-1832 What democracy looks like 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 PROACTIVE POLITICS Adams tackles ethics questions The state ethics commission has told Citrus County Commissioner Scott Adams that it is OK for his private company to participate in the competitive bidding process on a project with county government. Adams co-owns a private landfill in Sumter County with Sen. Charles Dean, R-Inverness, and the senators son, Charles Dean Jr. The company, Heart of Florida (A.C.M.S. Inc.), recently negotiated a contract to serve as the official landfill for the city of Inverness. It also has a $20 million contract with Marion County to handle its trash at $8 a ton. Adams took the appropriate step and asked the Florida Ethics Commission to review the situation and advise him if it is permitted for Heart of Florida to participate in seeking sealed bid contracts from Citrus County. Staff attorney Gray Schafer of the Commission on Ethics advised Adams that it is legal for his corporation to do business with the county because he is not officially an employee of the corporation. This means that so long as it is your business and not you personally that is in contract with Marion County, you will not be found in violation if Marion County enters into an arrangement with Citrus County, the attorney wrote in an opinion sought by Adams. Adams is not an employee of the A.C.M.S. Inc.; he is an officer of the company and lists on his financial disclosure forms that his holdings in the Sumter County landfill are valued at $8.4 million. The contract in question is not a big deal, but the precedent set here is. County Administrator Brad Thorpe was seeking an interlocal agreement with another county landfill in case the Citrus County landfill becomes incapacitated from an emergency or natural disaster. Thorpe decided not to seek a bid from Marion County because Marion uses the landfill owned by Adams in Sumter County and he wanted to avoid any problems. Adams is an intense critic of the Citrus County landfill and he felt our county could get a better deal by going through Marion County and using his landfill. The Ethics Commission ruling suggests that because in this case, Citrus County would be contracting with Marion County, and not directly with the company, it would be OK. The Ethics Commission attorney also said there is an exemption Adams and his company could use to do business with Citrus County as long as the business is awarded through sealed, competitive bids and that he as a commissioner does not draw up the bid specifications nor use influence in the awarding of the bid. Adams would also have to formally disclose his conflict. In our view, that appears to be a very large exemption that wealthy elected officials can use to get public business for their private companies. Adams is to be congratulated for pushing the issue and getting an opinion before any real ethics violation took place. We will continue to believe that it is inappropriate for any elected official to do private business with the agency he serves. We dont want to see the commissioner who owns an insurance company selling insurance to the county. We dont want to see the commissioners who have interests in building companies win bids to construct county buildings. Wed prefer to think that our elected officials would spend all of their time watching out for the interests of the residents of Citrus County, and not get them confused with personal business interests. The Florida Ethics Commission attorney has given Adams the green light that its within the law to do business with the county if competitive bids are involved. There are still difficult questions that remain concerning Adams future involvement in official discussions and debates about the Citrus County landfill operations. The commissioner obviously feels that private enterprise could do a more efficient job in operating the Citrus County landfill, and if the recent Inverness move is any indication, his company will have an interest in handling our communitys trash. For the record, we prefer the sealed bid process for making any major decision involving how tax dollars are spent on outside services. The most important criteria in non-public safety issues are to provide the best service at the best price. THE ISSUE:Ethics commission opinion.OUR OPINION:A good move. OPINIONS INVITED SEND LETTERS TO: The Editor, 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429. Or, fax to 352-563-3280, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org .LETTERSto the Editor 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. 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it is not going to be able to do it, said Mark McClellan, who oversaw the rollout of the Medicare prescription drug benefit under President George W. Bush. Its important to recognize that none of these programs are going to work perfectly from the start and a big part of implementation is having mechanisms in place that anticipate problems and help mitigate their effects, added McClellan, now a health care policy expert with the Brookings Institution think tank in Washington. But on Monday, administration officials projected renewed confidence that theyre on top of things. White House spokesman Jay Carney declared that the federal site serving 36 states got 375,000 visitors by noon. Even as fixes continued on back-end features of the system, enrollment counselors said the consumer-facing front end was working noticeably better but still was not free of glitches or delays. As Carney acknowledged, some of Monday mornings visitors were shuttled into a queue and advised when to return for speedier service. Thats actually an improvement to handle high volume, he said. In the central Illinois city of Mattoon, enrollment counselor Valerie Spencer said she and her team finally signed up their first person in the days leading up to Thanksgiving. Now they have a half-dozen success stories and dozens of consumers with appointments to finish applications at the Sarah Bush Lincoln Center, a small hospital serving the region. The health care law offers subsidized private insurance to middle class people who dont have access to job-based coverage. The White House is aiming for 7 million people to enroll for private plans through new state-based marketplaces also called exchanges. Low-income people will be steered to an expanded version of Medicaid in states accepting it. People have until Dec. 23 to sign up for coverage that starts on Jan. 1. Its crunch time and a lot of people are really nervous, Spencer said. An even bigger enrollment surge is expected the first part of next year, ahead of a March 31 deadline to avoid the laws tax penalties for those who remain uninsured. In Beverly Hills, Fla., north of Tampa, selfemployed real estate appraiser Tom Woolford said he was finally able to get all the way through the process Sunday and enroll in a Blue Cross Blue Shield plan. Except nothing happened when he clicked a link to pay his first months premium. As far as I know, I am in orbit someplace and nobodys got a transponder on me, said Woolford, who was otherwise pleased with the plan and his costs. Hell give it a week and see if the health plan reaches out to him. If consumers still have unresolved issues, so do the feds. Among them:THEBACKROOMPrivate insurers complain that much of the enrollment information theyve gotten on individual consumers is practically useless. It is corrupted by errors, duplication or garbles. Efforts to fix underlying problems are underway, but the industry isnt happy with the progress and is growing increasingly concerned. Over the weekend, as government officials trumpeted improvements to the website, the leading industry trade group pointedly called attention to the data mess. The president of the largest health insurance trade group said the website fix wont be complete until the entire system works from end to end. Karen Ignagni, president of Americas Health Insurance Plans, raised the prospect that consumers might not be able to get access to needed benefits Jan. 1. There really needs to be an intense focus now on the back end of the process, said Joel Ario, who oversaw initial planning for the insurance marketplaces in the Obama administration and is now a top consultant with Manatt Health Solutions. Administration spokeswoman Julie Bataille said thats already happening. More than 80 percent of insurers problems were due to one bug that affected Social Security numbers, she said. Thats been fixed.CRAFTINGANEWPITCHLargely because of the federal website problems, major advertising campaigns encouraging everyone from the young and hip to the middle aged and health conscious to enroll have been put on hold. The worry now is that the technology debacle may have done lasting harm to the outreach plan. And even a revamped website with new bells and whistles is going to have to compete for attention with the year-end holidays. The real question in my mind is can they turn around the messaging? said Caroline Pearson, who is tracking the overhaul for Avalere Health, a market analysis firm. Theyve had eight weeks of terrible press. Can they begin to reach out with a message of things are fixed and were back on track? Its unclear how much candor will creep into the pitch. Some enrollment counselors feel a need to acknowledge the problems.NATIONCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, DECEMBER3, 2013 A11 000GRQH Citrus County in conjunction with Lowes Home Improvement and the Citrus County Chronicle December 13, 2013 2:00 pm $15 per tree Central Ridge Community Center at Beverly Hills Payable in advance. Call for more information 352-746-4882 Bring your lights & decorations and lift your spirits! Trophies will be awarded for the best trees. Lighting of the Trees by Citrus County Commissioners. The tree will remain on display for 3 days and then donated to local families in need. 000GQG6 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!) 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In the hunt BUTCH COMEGYS/ The Scranton Times-TribuneDominick Sacchetti Jr., 11, of Olyphant, Pa., has his face painted Monday at Jessup Mountain in Jessup, Pa., during the first day of the states major deer hunting season. Officials said about 750,000 people were expected to be hunting as the season began. Shooting over Alabama lossBIRMINGHAM, Ala. A woman charged with killing a fellow Alabama fan after the end of last weekends Iron Bowl football game was angry that the victim and others didnt seem upset over the Crimson Tides loss to archrival Auburn. Adrian Laroze Briskey, 28, was charged Monday with murder in the killing of 36year-old Michelle Shepherd. The victims sister, Nekesa Shepherd, said Briskey flew into a rage when she saw the sisters and others joking that the Crimson Tides loss wasnt as bad as if the NBAs Miami Heat had lost a game. She said we werent real Alabama fans because it didnt bother us that they lost. And then she started shooting, Shepherd said.Illinois prepares for pension voteSPRINGFIELD, Ill. Illinois lawmakers began putting the pieces in place Monday for a potentially historic vote to address the nations worst publicpension shortfall, as legislators scrambled to digest the complex deal and labor unions and other political heavyweights ratcheted up pressure for and against it. The House and Senate are expected to vote Tuesday on the years-in-themaking agreement. Legislative leaders said the proposal, which emerged last week, would save an estimated $160 billion over 30 years and fully fund the states five pension systems by 2044 through benefits cuts for workers and retirees. Illinois pension funds are $100 billion short of whats needed to pay benefits as currently promised to employees and retirees, largely because lawmakers for years have failed to fully fund the states payments to the systems. But until last week, legislative leaders were unable to agree on how to fix the problem even as pension payments grew to take up about onefifth of the states budget and credit rating agencies repeatedly downgraded the state. Illinois now has the lowest credit rating of any state in the country.Amazon eyes delivery dronesNEW YORK Amazon is working on a way to get packages to customers in 30 minutes or less via self-guided drone. Consider it the modern version of a pizza delivery boy, minus the awkward teenager. Amazon.com Inc. says its working on the so-called Prime Air unmanned aircraft project but it will take years to advance the technology and for the Federal Aviation Administration to create the necessary rules and regulations. From wire reports Nation BRIEFS NATION& WORLD Page A12TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Thailand Associated PressA Thai Buddhist monk wearing a gas mask holds a bottle of salt water solution to help anti-government protesters hit by tear gas near the Government House in Bangkok. Thai protests seen escalatingBANGKOK A firebrand opposition leader vowed Monday to escalate his campaign to topple Thailands government, and ordered his followers to storm Bangkoks police headquarters after they fought all day with riot police protecting heavily barricaded key buildings. Earlier Monday, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said she is willing to do anything it takes to end the violent protests, but made it clear she cannot accept the oppositions demand to hand power to an unelected council. Yingluck was elected with an overwhelming majority in 2011, and many observers see the protesters demand as unreasonable if not outlandish.Iceland police kill for first timeLONDON Police in Iceland said Monday they shot dead a gunman the first time armed police have killed someone in the nation. Iceland, which has a tiny population of around 320,000, has a low crime rate and gun violence is extremely rare. Its regular police force does not carry firearms. Police said officers were called to an apartment in the Reykjavik suburb of Arbaer early Monday when a man fired a shotgun from inside the flat. Two policemen, who were not armed, were shot at when trying to enter the gunmans apartment. A special armed unit then entered and fired at the man, who was rushed to the hospital, where he died. No one else was injured.Venezuela caps car pricesCARCAS, Venezuela Venezuelas government is setting limits on prices for cars as President Nicolas Maduro tries to close a popular loophole used by savers to guard against the fastest inflation in two decades. Maduro said Monday that he would use new emergency decree powers granted by Congress to enable the government to set fair prices for all cars sold in Venezuela. At the same time, used vehicles wont be allowed to exceed the price of newer models, he said in televised remarks. Automobiles purchased in Venezuela generally jump in value as soon as they leave the dealerships lot as decade-old currency controls reduce the availability of imported cars and parts, leading to monthslong waiting lists. Amid the shortage of new cars, demand for even decade-old clunkers has been soaring as Venezuelans buy durable goods as a store of value at a time their salaries and savings are being eroded by 54 percent inflation. Last month, Maduro launched an offensive against businesses he accuses of gouging consumers. World BRIEFS From wire reports Associated PressWASHINGTON On perhaps the busiest online shopping day of the year, the Supreme Court refused to wade into a dispute over state sales taxes for purchases on websites like Amazon.com, an outcome likely to prompt more states to attempt to collect taxes on Internet sales. Mondays court action means it might be the last Cyber Monday without sales tax, said Joseph Henchman of the Washington-based Tax Foundation. Its all part of a furious battle also including legislation in Congress among Internet sellers, millions of buyers, aggrieved brick-and-mortar stores and states hungry for billions of dollars in extra tax revenue. The high court without comment turned away appeals from Amazon.com LLC and Overstock.com Inc. in their fight against a New York court decision forcing them to remit sales tax the same way in-state businesses do. This could hurt online shopping in that state, since one of the attractions of Internet purchasing is the lack of a state sales tax, which makes some items a little cheaper than they would be inside a store on the corner. And the effect could be felt far beyond New York if it encourages other states to act. The National Council of State Legislatures estimates that states lost an estimated $23.3 billion in 2012 as a result of being unable to collect sales tax on online and catalog purchases. The courts refusal allows states that have passed laws like New Yorks to continue doing what theyve been doing, said Neal Osten, director of the Councils Washington office. Court wont block Internet tax Decision not to review case could shake up state revenues Associated PressKIEV, Ukraine Facing huge anti-government demonstrations after spurning a deal with the European Union, Ukraines embattled president sought Monday to quell public anger by moving to renew talks with Brussels. The opposition, meanwhile, scrambled to secure enough votes in parliament to oust the Cabinet and try to force an early presidential election, in the biggest unrest in the country since the 2004 Orange Revolution. President Viktor Yanukovych struggled to reaffirm his grip on power as thousands of demonstrators besieged government buildings in Kiev, his party suffered defections and three cities in the west of the country openly defied the central government. The protests were sparked by Yanukovychs decision to ditch the political association and free trade pact with the EU, followed by the violent dispersal of a small peaceful rally in Kiev over the weekend. Russian President Vladimir Putin, who strongly opposed the EU deal, denounced the opposition protests in Kiev as pogroms. On Monday, Yanukovych called European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and asked to renew negotiations on signing the association agreement. He also said in an interview with Ukraines main television channels that he remains committed to European integration, but would like to negotiate better terms for the fragile Ukrainian economy. Yanukovych urged the opposition for calm and dialogue with the government. But his call fell flat with opposition leaders who were hoping to summon enough parliamentary votes Tuesday to oust the Cabinet led by Yanukovychs loyal supporter, Prime Minister Mykola Azarov, and force an early presidential vote. We need to change the system. There must be a complete reloading of the leadership, world boxing champion turned opposition leader Vitali Klitschko told reporters. It was unclear whether the opposition could muster the 226 votes it needs in the 450-seat parliament to oust Azarov and his Cabinet. The opposition controls about 170 seats, but independents hold 35 more and the governing Party of Regions was shedding support. At least three of its lawmakers quit in protest and one of them, Inna Bohoslovska, previously a vocal government supporter, called on other legislators to leave the party. A top Agriculture Ministry official also resigned Monday. Oleksandr Yefremov, head of the Party of Regions faction in parliament, said lawmakers would discuss the situation Tuesday morning and might then put a no-confidence motion up for a vote. But he argued that there were no grounds to dismiss the government because of the protests, which have centered on Kievs main Independence Square, popularly referred to as Maidan. Our goal is to make sure that the people on Maidan calm down, Yefremov said. Opinion surveys conducted before the protests showed about 45 percent of Ukrainians supporting closer integration with the EU, with a third or less favoring closer ties with Russia. Ukraine on edge Huge protests force president to backtrack on EU decision Associated PressProtesters shout and wave flags Monday while marching toward government headquarters in downtown Kiev, Ukraine. Hundreds of Ukrainian protesters have blocked entrances to the government building and called for the ouster of the prime minister and his cabinet. The Monday blockade follows a massive rally in the capital a day earlier by Ukrainians angered by President Viktor Yanukovychs refusal to sign a political and economic agreement with the European Union, opting instead for closer ties with Moscow. Associated PressNEW YORK Fastfood workers in about 100 cities will walk off the job on Thursday, organizers say, which would mark the largest effort yet in a push for higher pay. The actions are intended to build on a campaign that began about a year ago to call attention to the difficulties of living on the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour, or about $15,000 a year for a fulltime employee. The protests are part of a movement by labor unions, Democrats and other worker advocacy groups to raise pay in lowwage sectors. Last month, President Barack Obama said he would back a Senate measure to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. Protesters are calling for $15 an hour, although many see the figure as a rallying point rather than a near-term possibility. Its not clear how large the turnout will be at any given location, or whether the walkouts will be enough to disrupt operations. Similar actions this summer had varying results, with some restaurants unable to serve customers and others seemingly unaffected. The National Restaurant Association, an industry lobbying group, called the demonstrations a campaign engineered by national labor groups, and said the vast majority of participants were union protesters rather than workers. Kendall Fells, a New York City-based organizer for Fast Food Forward, said demonstrations are planned for 100 cities, in addition to the 100 cities where workers will strike. He said plans started coming together shortly after the one-day actions in about 60 cities this summer. They understand theyre not going to win from a one-day strike, Fells said of workers. Still, organizers face an uphill battle in reshaping an industry that competes aggressively on low prices. Fast-food strikes planned nationwide Organizers trying to call attention to federal minimum wage
Washington coach takes over Trojans Associated PressLOS ANGELES Steve Sarkisian was named the head coach at Southern California on Monday, leaving Washington to return to the Trojans storied football program for another run at national titles. Two days after USCs regular season ended with a home loss to UCLA, Trojans athletic director Pat Haden replaced interim coach Ed Orgeron with yet another assistant coach from Pete Carrolls championshipwinning era at the school. The 39-year-old Sarkisian is a Los Angeles-area native who went 34-29 in five seasons at Washington, rebuilding a decimated program into a bowl contender. He is the permanent replacement for Lane Kiffin, his former co-offensive coordinator at USC under Carroll. Sarkisian will be introduced at a news conference today. In a statement released by USC, the coach thanked the Huskies for his first head coaching opportunity. I am extremely excited to be coming home to USC and for the opportunity that USC presents to win championships, Sarkisian said. I cant wait to get started. Kiffin was fired in late September and replaced by Orgeron, who didnt get the permanent job from Haden despite going 6-2. Crosstown rival UCLA trounced USC 35-14 last Saturday in what turned out to be the Trojans final game under Orgeron, who resigned Monday after failing to get the head job. Haden didnt immediately announce who will coach the Trojans in their bowl game later this month, but it could be Sarkisian, who immediately left Washington. He also could bring a handful of Huskies assistants with him to USC. Haden said USC conducted a major search during the regular season, interviewing five coaches for the job. We kept coming back to Sark, Haden said. He is the only one who was offered the job. I believe in my gut that he is the right coach for USC at this time. He embodies many of the qualities for which we looked. He is an innovative coach who recruits well and develops players. He is a proven and successful leader. Basketball/B2 Hockey/B2 Sports briefs/ B2 Scoreboard/B3 Lottery, TV/B3 College football/B4 NFL/B4 Orlando handed lopsided loss on the road by Wizards. / B2 SPORTSSection BTUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Associated PressFlorida State defensive back Lamarcus Joyner, right, covers Syracuse running back Ashton Broyld on Nov. 16. Joyner was one of seven Seminoles named to the all-ACC first team Monday. Seven Florida State players tabbed first team Associated PressGREENSBORO, N.C. Quarterback Jameis Winston is among 17 players from top-ranked Florida State to make one of the all-Atlantic Coast Conference football teams. Seven Seminoles made the first team in voting results released Monday by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association. They were: Winston, running back Devonta Freeman, receiver Rashad Greene, offensive tackle Cameron Erving, offensive guard Tre Jackson, center Bryan Stork and cornerback Lamarcus Joyner. FSU (12-0) will play in this weeks ACC championship game against No. 20 Duke, which was second with 11 all-conference picks. No. 13 Clemson had 10 selections, including last years ACC player of the year Tajh Boyd being selected as second-team quarterback. Boston Colleges Andre Williams, the nations leading rusher with an ACC single-season record 2,102 yards, was the only unanimous first-team selection on all 65 ballots. See SEMINOLES/ Page B3 Florida State assistant among finalists for Broyles AwardLITTLE ROCK, Ark. Florida State defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt and Duke offensive coordinator Kurt Roper are among the finalists for the Broyles Award, which honors the nations top assistant college football coach. Pruitt and Ropers teams will face each other Saturday in the ACC title game. Also named as finalists Monday were Auburn offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee, Baylor offensive coordinator Philip Montgomery and Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi.From wire reports Sputtering Bucs search for answers on offense Associated PressTAMPA The growing pains of a rookie quarterback are only partially responsible for whats ailing the sputtering Tampa Bay Buccaneers on offense. Mike Glennons first multiple turnover game in eight weeks certainly didnt help the teams chances during a lopsided loss to Carolina that stopped a three-game winning streak, however coach Greg Schiano noted Sunday that the lack of a consistent running game and an inability score touchdowns instead of settling for field goals also continue to undermine the Bucs (3-9). Despite winning three of four following an 0-8 start, Sundays 27-6 loss to Panthers assures Tampa Bay of finishing with a losing record for the third straight year. The Bucs, who havent made the playoffs since 2007, have posted their two lowest yardage totals of the year the past two weeks 229 in a victory over Detroit and a season-low 206 against the Panthers, who have the NFLs No. 1 defense. Im disappointed in all of us, Schiano said, bemoaning missed opportunities that might have given his team a chance to keep the game close. Theyre playing at a high level right now, yet I thought there were plenty of opportunities, especially early in the game to kind of set the course of the game where wed be able to make it a fourthquarter game, the second-year coach added. We didnt take advantage of it. Cam Newton set up one of his two touchdown passes for Carolina with a 56-yard run, and the Panthers quarterback also ran for a third TDs as the Panthers routed the Bucs for the second time in six weeks. Steve Sarkisiannamed USC head football coach Monday. Sarkisian in at USC Tampa Bay head coach Greg Schiano shouts to his team Sunday in Charlotte, N.C. The Buccaneers managed just 206 yards of offense in a 27-6 loss to the Carolina Panthers.Associated Press See SPUTTERING/ Page B3 Associated PressConnecticuts Shabazz Napier goes up for the game-winning basket at the buzzer Monday against Florida in Storrs, Conn. Connecticut won the battle of ranked teams 65-64. 15th-ranked Gators fall at No. 12 Connecticut on last-second shot Associated PressSTORRS, Conn. Shabazz Napier hit a jumper from the free throw line as time expired to keep No. 12 Connecticut undefeated with a 65-64 victory over No. 15 Florida on Monday night. Napier, limping on a left ankle he hurt during a four-point play with 33 seconds left, escaped a trap around 30 feet from the basket and got off a wild shot that missed but was tipped blindly back by DeAndre Daniels. Napier grabbed the ball and let go a jumper that went through as the horn sounded and set off a deafening cheer from the sellout crowd of 10,167 at Gampel Pavilion. Napier finished with 26 points on 9-of-15 shooting including making 5 of 8 from 3-point range. The Huskies (8-0) and Florida (6-2), which had a five-game winning streak snapped, battled down the stretch exchanging the lead six times in the final See BUZZER/ Page B3
B2TUESDAY, DECEMBER3, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESPORTS Villanova comes flying into the AP Top 25 Wildcats defeated ranked Kansas, Iowa last week Associated PressBreaking down this weeks Associated Press college basketball poll: JUMPING IN: Villanovas wins over Kansas and Iowa on the way to the Battle 4 Atlantis championship were a boost to the Wildcats, moving from unranked to No. 14 in the AP poll. Thats an impressive jump into the poll, but its far from the best. In November 1989, Kansas went from unranked to No. 4 after beating No. 2 LSU, No. 1 UNLV and No. 25 St. Johns in the NIT Season Tip-Off, which was known then as the Preseason NIT. The second-best improvement was by Connecticut in November 2010 when the Huskies went from unranked to No. 7 after beating No. 2 Michigan State and No. 8 Kentucky on the way to winning the Maui Invitational. NEWCOMERS: Villanova wasnt the only newcomer to this weeks poll. San Diego State used its wins over Creighton and Marquette en route to the championship run of the Wooden Legacy to arrive at No. 24. The Aztecs were ranked in 12 of the first 13 weeks last season. Its been a longer time for Dayton, appearing at No. 25 following its third-place finish at the Maui Invitational. The Flyers beat thenNo. 11 Gonzaga in the opening round, lost to then-No. 18 Baylor in the semifinals when a lastsecond shot didnt fall and beat California for third place. The Flyers last appearance in the Top 25 was the first two weeks of 2009-10. Villanova and San Diego State are the only teams this season with two wins over ranked teams. SO LONG: Three teams dropped out of the poll this week, with North Carolinas fall from No. 16 the biggest exit. The Tar Heels were 12th in the preseason poll and the first poll of the regular season. Their home loss to Belmont dropped them to No. 24. North Carolina turned that drop around the next week when the upset of then-No. 3 Louisville moved it to No. 16. That wasnt enough of a cushion to keep the Tar Heels from falling out after the 63-59 loss to UAB on Sunday. The others to fall from the ranks of the ranked this week were Big East members who both lost two games. Creighton fell from 20th after losses to San Diego State and George Washington in the Wooden Legacy. Marquette dropped from No. 25 after losing at Arizona State and to San Diego State in the Wooden Legacy. RISE AND FALL: Memphis and Syracuse used wins in holiday tournaments to make the weeks biggest moves in the Top 25. The Tigers won the Old Spice Classic, beating then-No. 5 Oklahoma State 73-68 in the championship game to move from 21st to No. 16. It was an impressive win, considering Memphis lost 101-80 at Oklahoma State two weeks earlier. Syracuse beat Minnesota, California and then-No. 18 Baylor to win the Maui Invitational. The Orange moved from No. 8 to fourth with the three wins. Gonzaga, which lost Dayton in the opening round at the Maui Invitational before beating Chaminade and Arkansas in the consolation bracket, had the weeks biggest fall from 11th to No. 19. Pirates blanked on the roadThe Crystal River boys soccer team fell to 1-6 overall and in district play with a 5-0 loss at Nature Coast on Monday night. The Pirates fell behind 3-0 by halftime and Nature Coast tacked on two more goals in the second 40 minutes. Chris Kallenbach started in goal for the Pirates and made 11 saves. Aaron Molinero made nine saves in relief. Crystal River is back in action Wednesday at home against Hudson.Hurricanes roll past SpringsteadThe Citrus boys soccer team handed Springstead its first district loss of the season Monday night on the road with a 4-1 victory. After a scoreless first half, Josh Marsden opened the scoring on a penalty kick. Austin Wilcoxen followed with a pair of goals and Sean Flaherty added the fourth tally for Citrus. Jake Thatcher and Erik Vestervall assisted on Wilcoxens two goals and Dakota Gruzdas had 12 saves in net. The Hurricanes (7-2, 6-2) return to action Wednesday at home against Nature Coast.Pirates prospect, Lakeland prep Chambers diesPITTSBURGH Pittsburgh Pirates minor league prospect Evan Chambers died in his sleep over the weekend. He was 24. Pirates general manager Neal Huntington had no additional details, but he said in a statement the team was shocked and saddened by Chambers passing. A third-round draft pick in 2009, Chambers spent five years in the teams minor league system. The outfielder moved up to Double-A Altoona in 2012. Chambers spent most of the 2013 season dealing with a foot injury and played in just four games for the teams Gulf Coast League affiliate as part of a rehab assignment. Chambers was born in Miami and played high school baseball in Lakeland.Tigers trade RHP Fister to Nats for 3 playersDETROIT The Detroit Tigers have traded starting pitcher Doug Fister to the Washington Nationals for three players. The deal was announced Monday night. The Nationals sent infielder Steve Lombardozzi, left-hander Ian Krol and minor league lefty Robbie Ray to Detroit. The AL Central champion Tigers have been busy reshaping their roster this offseason. They traded slugger Prince Fielder to Texas and also let All-Star shortstop Jhonny Peralta leave as a free agent for St. Louis. The 29-year-old Fister was 14-9 with a 3.67 ERA last season. The righty was 32-20 in two-plus seasons with the Tigers and has pitched especially well in the postseason.Police ID man who died in Arrowhead lotKANSAS CITY, Mo. Kansas City police have identified the man who died in Arrowhead Stadiums parking lot on Sunday as 30-year-old Kyle A. Vanwinkle of Smithville. Police spokesman Darin Snapp said an examination of Vanwinkles body did not show obvious signs of trauma. He said it could be four to six weeks before the cause of death is determined. Three people taken into custody for questioning were released Monday with no charges filed.MWR hires Jeff Burton as test driver for 2014CHARLOTTE, N.C. Michael Waltrip Racing has hired Jeff Burton as a test driver, with the possibility of running a partial Sprint Cup schedule in 2014. The team will field the No. 66 Toyota for Burton at Las Vegas in March. Additional races for Burton could be scheduled at a later date. Co-owner Michael Waltrip is scheduled to drive the car in the season-opening Daytona 500. MWR said Monday Burton will drive the No. 55 during testing the next two months as Brian Vickers continues treatment for blood clots.Jesse Owens Olympic medal up for auctionLAGUNA NIGEL, Calif. One of the four Olympic gold medals won by track and field star Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games is up for sale in an online auction that runs through Dec. 7 The medal recalls both the Nazi propaganda myths that Owens busted with his world record-setting 100-yard dash, and the American segregation that he came home to when he returned to the U.S. after the Games.From wire reports SPORTS BRIEFS Associated PressVillanovas JayVaughn Pinkston, left, is fouled by Iowas Melsahn Basabe during the second half at the Battle 4 Atlantis championship game Saturday in Paradise Island, Bahamas. Villanova won 88-83 in overtime and enter the AP mens basketball rankings this week at No. 14. No. 17 Iowa State pounds Auburn 99-70AMES, Iowa Dustin Hogue set career highs with 22 points and 16 rebounds, and 17thranked Iowa State pounded Auburn 99-70 on Monday night for its sixth straight win. Melvin Ejim added 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Cyclones (6-0), who are the Big 12s last unbeaten team. Iowa State jumped ahead by as much as 60-33 early in the second half in cruising to its fourth win by at least 29 points. Chris Denson had 27 points for Auburn (4-2).From wire reports Hoops pollsSee Page B3 for the latest mens and womens college basketball polls. Magic offense disappears in 98-80 loss at Washington Associated PressWASHINGTON Trevor Ariza scored 24 points, John Wall had 16 points and 13 assists, and the Washington Wizards beat the Orlando Magic 98-80 on Monday night. Nene scored 14 points and Marcin Gortat finished with 13 as Washington (9-9) got to .500 for the first time since it split its first four games of the 2009-10 season. With top scorer Bradley Beal out of the lineup for the fifth straight game, Ariza supplied the offense. He was 8 for 9 from the field and made each of his four 3-point attempts, three off passes from Wall. The Wizards have won seven of nine and are 4-1 since Beal went out with a leg injury. Arron Afflalo scored 21 points for Orlando, and Victor Oladipo added 13 points and six rebounds in a special game for the rookie. Oladipo was born in nearby Silver Spring, Md., and raised in Upper Marlboro, Md. Rookie Maurice Harkless had a career-high 16 points, but the Magic still lost for the ninth time in 12 games.Spurs 102, Hawks 100SAN ANTONIO Tim Duncan made a jumper with 0.4 seconds left to lift the San Antonio Spurs to a 102-100 victory over the Atlanta Hawks. Duncan finished with 23 points and 21 rebounds as San Antonio dominated the middle against the younger and more athletic Atlanta front court. Boris Diaw had 16 points and Tiago Splitter finished with 11. Atlanta had all five starters score in double figures. Jeff Teague had 19 points, Al Horford added 18 and DeMarre Carroll finished with 17. NHLBRIEFS Jets 5, Rangers 2NEW YORK Olli Jokinen broke a tie with 7:18 left in the third period and then netted an insurance goal moments later to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers and rookie goalie Cam Talbot on Monday night. Jokinen, a former Rangers player, also assisted on Devin Setoguchis tying goal in the second period. John Albert also scored in his NHL debut and Blake Wheeler added an empty-net goal in the final minute for Winnipeg, which got 35 saves from Ondrej Pavelec in the fourth-game of the Jets season-high, six-game road trip (3-1). Mats Zuccarello and Ryan Callahan had goals for New York. Talbot made 25 saves.Canadiens 3, Devils 2MONTREAL Alex Galchenyuk scored midway through the third period to help the Montreal Canadiens beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2. Rene Bourque and Max Pacioretty also scored for the Canadiens (16-9-3). Carey Price made 27 saves. Steve Bernier and Michael Ryder scored for the Devils (11-12-5), and Martin Brodeur stopped 13 shots. Ryder tied it at 2 with a slap shot that got past Price at 4:42 in the third. But Galchenyuk responded five minutes later, picking up his seventh goal after Alexei Emelin's shot landed on his stick. It was New Jersey's first regulation loss at the Bell Centre since 2008. Wild 2, Flyers 0ST. PAUL, Minn. Jason Pominville and Charlie Coyle scored 57 seconds apart early in the third period to break open a defensive standoff and lift the Minnesota Wild to a 2-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers. The teams had combined for only 28 shots when Pominville collected Mikko Koivus pass in the crease and pushed it past a helpless Ray Emery 3:52 into the third period. On the ensuing shift, Coyle tapped a rebound off Jared Spurgeons slap shot into an empty corner at 4:49 to make it 2-0 Wild. Josh Harding improved to 11-1-0 at Xcel Energy Center this season and 32-10-2 alltime. He stopped 21 shots.From wire reports Associated PressOrlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo shoots under Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat in the first half Monday in Washington.
SCOREBOARDCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE Florida State, which has the inside track to the BCS championship game, had six secondteam picks and four third-team selections. Duke had four first-team picks with receiver Jamison Crowder, linebacker Kelby Brown, cornerback Ross Cockrell and safety Jeremy Cash. That group helped the Blue Devils (10-2) secure the Coastal Division championship and the programs first 10-win season. Crowder, the leagues receptions leader, was the only player selected at multiple positions. He made the second team as a specialist after returning a pair of punts for touchdowns. North Carolina also had four first-team picks in tight end Eric Ebron, offensive tackle James Hurst, defensive end Kareem Martin and specialist Ryan Switzer a freshman who tied the ACC single-season record with four punt return touchdowns. Boston College, Clemson and Miami were the only other teams to have multiple first-team picks, including Tigers star receiver Sammy Watkins. New ACC members Pittsburgh and Syracuse combined for seven picks, though Pitt defensive tackle Aaron Donald was the only first-teamer. Maryland and North Carolina State were the only two schools that didnt have an all-ACC pick. Maryland is leaving for the Big Ten next year, while N.C. State went 0-8 in league play for the first time. This was the first time ACSMA selected a first, second and third team for all-ACC honors. SEMINOLESContinued from Page B1 On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 12 p.m. (SUN) Central Arkansas at Kansas State (taped) 7:15 p.m. (ESPN) Indiana at Syracuse 7:15 p.m. (ESPN2) Illinois at Georgia Tech 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU) Penn State at Pittsburgh 9:15 p.m. (ESPN) Michigan at Duke 9:15 p.m. (ESPN2) Notre Dame at Iowa 9:30 p.m. (ESPNU) Florida State at Minnesota NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (FSNFL) Orlando Magic at Philadelphia 76ers 7:30 p.m. (NBA, SUN) Detroit Pistons at Miami Heat COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7 a.m. (ESPNU) Alabama at Auburn (taped) 12 a.m. (ESPNU) Clemson at South Carolina (taped) 3 a.m. (ESPNU) Ohio State at Michigan (taped) NHL HOCKEY 1 p.m. (NHL) Philadelphia Flyers at Minnesota Wild (taped) 3 p.m. (NHL) St. Louis Blues at Los Angeles Kings (taped) 8 p.m. (NBCSPT) Dallas Stars at Chicago Blackhawks SOCCER 2:30 p.m. (FSNFL) UEFA Champions League: Bayer 04 Leverkusen vs Manchester United (taped) 3 p.m. (NBCSPT) English Premier League: Crystal Palace FC vs West Ham United FC 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 p.m. Williston at Lecanto GIRLS BASKETBALL 6 p.m. Citrus at Seven Rivers BOYS SOCCER 7:30 p.m. Lecanto at Vanguard GIRLS SOCCER 7:30 p.m. Vanguard at Lecanto GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING 4 p.m. Crystal River at Lecanto 2013 all-Atlantic Coast Conference football teamsThe 2013 all-Atlantic Coast Conference football teams, as announced Monday following a vote of 65 members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association. FIRST TEAM OFFENSE QBJameis Winston, Florida State (191) RBAndre Williams, Boston College (195)* RBDevonta Freeman, Florida State (126) WRSammy Watkins, Clemson (191) WRJamison Crowder, Duke (172) WRRashad Greene, Florida State (126) TEEric Ebron, North Carolina (178) OTCameron Erving, Florida State (148) OTJames Hurst, North Carolina (118) OGTre Jackson, Florida State (160) OGShaq Mason, Georgia Tech (96) CBryan Stork, Florida State (181) DEFENSE DEVic Beasley, Clemson (161) DEKareem Martin, North Carolina (159) DTAaron Donald, Pittsburgh (171) DTNikita Whitlock, Wake Forest (156) LBKelby Brown, Duke (146) LBDenzel Perryman, Miami (124) LBKevin Pierre-Louis, Boston College (123) CBLamarcus Joyner, Florida State (172) CBRoss Cockrell, Duke (145) SAnthony Harris, Virginia (142) SJeremy Cash, Duke (129) SPECIAL TEAMS PKNate Freese, Boston College (124) PPat ODonnell, Miami (135) SPRyan Switzer, North Carolina (155) SECOND TEAM OFFENSE QBTajh Boyd, Clemson (132) RBKevin Parks, Virginia (117) RBDuke Johnson, Miami (104) WRMichael Campanaro, Wake Forest (102) WRAllen Hurns, Miami (102) WRTyler Boyd, Pittsburgh (100) TENick OLeary, Florida State (126) OTBrandon Thomas, Clemson (104) OTMatt Patchan, Boston College (92) OGLaken Tomlinson, Duke (90) OGBrandon Linder, Miami (80) CMacky MacPherson, Syracuse (61) DEFENSE DEJeremiah Attaochu, Georgia Tech (121) DEKenny Anunike, Duke (98) DTTimmy Jernigan, Florida State (124) DTDerrick Hopkins, Virginia Tech (73) LBTelvin Smith, Florida State (105) LBJack Tyler, Virginia Tech (93) LBChristian Jones, Florida State (83) CBKendall Fuller, Virginia Tech (91) CBBashaud Breeland, Clemson (69) STerrence Brooks, Florida State (97) STre Boston, North Carolina (86) SPECIAL TEAMS PKRoberto Aguayo, Florida State (123) PA.J. Hughes, Virginia Tech (79) SPJamison Crowder, Duke (80) THIRD TEAM OFFENSE QBStephen Morris, Miami (24) RBRoderick McDowell, Clemson (85) RBJerome Smith, Syracuse (53) WRDevin Street, Pittsburgh (80) WRAlex Amidon, Boston College (70) WRKelvin Benjamin, Florida State (68) TEBraxton Deaver, Duke (51) OTPerry Simmons, Duke (80) OTMorgan Moses, Virginia (76) OGTyler Shatley, Clemson (65) OGJosue Matias, Florida State (57) CAndy Gallik, Boston College (52) DEFENSE DEKasim Edebali, Boston College (65) DEMario Edwards Jr., Florida State (56) DTJay Bromley, Syracuse (68) DTLuther Maddy, Virginia Tech (56) LBSteele Divitto, Boston College (78) LBStephone Anthony, Clemson (73) LBSpencer Shuey, Clemson (57) CBKyle Fuller, Virginia Tech (58) CBBrandon Facyson, Virginia Tech (53) SDurell Eskridge, Syracuse (53) SNate Andrews, Florida State (44) SPECIAL TEAMS PKChandler Catanzaro, Clemson (69) PWill Monday, Duke (73) SPDeVon Edwards, Duke (57) Denotes unanimous first-team pick.NFL standingsAMERICAN CONFERENCE East WLTPctPFPA New England930.750322261 Miami 660.500252248 N.Y. Jets570.417189310 Buffalo 480.333267307 South WLTPctPFPA Indianapolis840.667285274 Tennessee570.417264267 Jacksonville390.250174352 Houston2100.167230323 North WLTPctPFPA Cincinnati840.667292216 Baltimore660.500249235 Pittsburgh570.417263278 Cleveland480.333231297 West WLTPctPFPA Denver1020.833464317 Kansas City930.750298214 San Diego570.417279277 Oakland480.333237300 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East WLTPctPFPA Dallas 750.583329303 Philadelphia750.583300281 N.Y. Giants570.417237297 Washington390.250269362 South WLTPctPFPA New Orleans920.818305196 Carolina930.750285157 Tampa Bay390.250217285 Atlanta 390.250261340 North WLTPctPFPA Detroit 750.583326287 Chicago660.500323332 Green Bay561.458294305 Minnesota381.292289366 West WLTPctPFPA Seattle1010.909306179 San Francisco840.667297197 Arizona750.583275247 St. Louis570.417279278 Thursdays Games Detroit 40, Green Bay 10 Dallas 31, Oakland 24 Baltimore 22, Pittsburgh 20 Sundays Games Minnesota 23, Chicago 20, OT New England 34, Houston 31 Indianapolis 22, Tennessee 14 Jacksonville 32, Cleveland 28 Carolina 27, Tampa Bay 6 Philadelphia 24, Arizona 21 Miami 23, N.Y. Jets 3 San Francisco 23, St. Louis 13 Atlanta 34, Buffalo 31, OT Cincinnati 17, San Diego 10 Denver 35, Kansas City 28 N.Y. Giants 24, Washington 17 Mondays Game New Orleans at Seattle, late Thursday, Dec. 5 Houston at Jacksonville, 8:25 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 Atlanta at Green Bay, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Baltimore, 1 p.m. Kansas City at Washington, 1 p.m. Buffalo at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. Miami at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. Detroit at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Indianapolis at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. Cleveland at New England, 1 p.m. Oakland at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Tennessee at Denver, 4:05 p.m. Seattle at San Francisco, 4:25 p.m. N.Y. Giants at San Diego, 4:25 p.m. St. Louis at Arizona, 4:25 p.m. Carolina at New Orleans, 8:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9 Dallas at Chicago, 8:40 p.m.Late Sunday Giants 24, Redskins 17N.Y. Giants 01401024 Washington 773017 First Quarter WasMorris 1 run (Forbath kick), 7:54. Second Quarter WasPaulsen 19 pass from Griffin III (Forbath kick), 11:45. NYGA.Brown 23 run (J.Brown kick), 8:46. NYGMyers 22 pass from Manning (J.Brown kick), :35. Third Quarter WasFG Forbath 33, 4:25. Fourth Quarter NYGA.Brown 1 run (J.Brown kick), 14:26. NYGFG J.Brown 39, 2:32. A,220. NYGWas First downs 1618 Total Net Yards286323 Rushes-yards23-8031-139 Passing 206184 Punt Returns 3-224-35 Kickoff Returns4-693-53 Interceptions Ret.0-01-32 Comp-Att-Int 22-28-124-32-0 Sacked-Yards Lost3-295-23 Punts 6-47.87-40.7 Fumbles-Lost1-02-1 Penalties-Yards1-18-55 Time of Possession28:2531:35 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGN.Y. Giants, Hillis 6-45, A.Brown 14-35, Manning 3-0. Washington, Griffin III 1288, Morris 11-26, Moss 1-10, A.Robinson 1-9, Helu Jr. 4-6, Royster 2-0. PASSINGN.Y. Giants, Manning 22-28-1-235. Washington, Griffin III 24-32-0-207. RECEIVINGN.Y. Giants, Cruz 6-80, Myers 561, A.Brown 3-23, Randle 3-20, Nicks 2-34, Pascoe 2-11, Hillis 1-6. Washington, Garcon 961, Helu Jr. 4-34, Paulsen 3-41, Morris 3-27, Davis 2-13, Moss 1-15, Morgan 1-10, N.Williams 1-6. MISSED FIELD GOALSNone.Mens AP Top 25The top 25 teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 1, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last weeks ranking: RecordPtsPrv 1. Michigan St. (63)7-01,6231 2. Arizona (2)7-01,5474 3. Kentucky7-11,4733 4. Syracuse7-01,3758 5. Ohio St.6-01,3407 6. Kansas 6-11,2402 7. Louisville 6-11,1399 8. Wisconsin 8-01,09410 9. Oklahoma St. 7-11,0705 10. Duke 6-21,0216 11. Wichita St. 8-091112 12. UConn 7-083613 13. Oregon 7-080114 14. Villanova 7-0785 15. Florida 6-175815 16. Memphis 5-174821 17. Iowa St. 5-062317 18. UCLA 7-054819 19. Gonzaga 7-138011 20. Baylor 7-137718 21. UMass 6-027424 22. Michigan 5-222322 23. Iowa 7-117123 24. San Diego St. 5-1150 25. Dayton 6-190 Others receiving votes: Indiana 74, Virginia 73, New Mexico 71, North Carolina 62, Florida St. 40, Boise St. 36, Pittsburgh 36, VCU 30, Charlotte 20, Colorado 17, Creighton 17, Missouri 16, Harvard 10, Illinois 10, Cincinnati 8, Mississippi 3, George Washington 2, Saint Marys (Cal) 2, Xavier 1.USA Today Top 25 The top 25 teams in the USA Today mens college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 1, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking: RecordPtsPvs 1. Michigan State (31)7-07991 2. Arizona (1)7-07583 3. Ohio State6-06956 4. Kentucky7-16834 5. Syracuse7-06827 6. Louisville6-16079 7. Kansas6-15972 8. Duke6-25475 9. Wisconsin8-051711 10. Wichita State8-048412 11. Oklahoma State7-14768 12. Florida6-142613 13. Oregon7-041715 14. UConn7-041014 15. Memphis5-131119 15. Gonzaga7-131110 17. UCLA7-026121 18. Iowa State5-024522 19. Villanova7-0201 20. Baylor7-119517 21. Michigan5-215620 22. UMass6-0122 23. Indiana6-17625 24. Iowa7-16323 25. North Carolina4-26216 Others receiving votes: Virginia 42, New Mexico 36, San Diego State 35, VCU 35, Pittsburgh 33, Dayton 26, Boise State 21, Creighton 17, Saint Marys 13, Florida State 10, Missouri 10, Colorado 8, Charlotte 6, Marquette 4, Notre Dame 2, George Washington 1.Womens AP Top 25The top 25 teams in The Associated Press womens college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 1, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last weeks ranking: RecordPtsPrv 1. UConn (36)9-09001 2. Duke8-08642 3. Tennessee7-08073 4. Notre Dame6-07695 Florida LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Monday in the Florida Lottery: Players should verify winning numbers by calling 850-487-7777 or at www.flalottery.com.Sundays winning numbers and payouts: Fantasy 5: 1 16 29 32 36 5-of-5No winner 4-of-5237$555 3-of-57,338$22.50 CASH 3 (early) 3 6 4 CASH 3 (late) 7 6 6 PLAY 4 (early) 7 6 5 1 PLAY 4 (late) 4 3 9 7 FANTASY 5 4 19 24 25 27TUESDAY, DECEMBER3, 2013 B3 5. Kentucky 8-07527 6. Stanford 7-17376 7. Louisville 7-16754 8. Maryland 7-16508 9. Baylor 6-06429 10. Penn St. 5-152813 11. Colorado 6-048014 12. South Carolina 7-044217 13. LSU 6-144115 14. Oklahoma St. 7-037019 15. Nebraska 6-133010 16. Purdue 5-129316 17. Oklahoma 4-229018 18. North Carolina 6-228311 19. Georgia 8-028022 20. Iowa St. 6-024923 21. California 5-221620 22. Syracuse 8-0132 23. Texas A&M 4-213112 24. Gonzaga 4-112524 25. Iowa 8-193 Others receiving votes: Michigan St. 88, Florida St. 33, Arizona St. 31, Texas 19, Arkansas 10, Marquette 9, West Virginia 8, Georgia Tech 6, UTEP 6, Northwestern 5, Middle Tennessee 2, San Diego 2, BYU 1, Bowling Green 1.NBA standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division WLPctGB Toronto610.375 Boston712.368 Philadelphia612.3331 Brooklyn512.2941 New York313.1883 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami 143.824 Washington99.5005 Atlanta 910.4746 Charlotte810.4446 Orlando 611.3538 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana 161.941 Chicago 79.4388 Detroit 710.4129 Cleveland512.29411 Milwaukee313.18812 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio153.833 Houston136.6842 Dallas 108.5565 New Orleans98.5295 Memphis88.5006 Northwest Division WLPctGB Portland143.824 Oklahoma City123.8001 Denver 106.6253 Minnesota910.4746 Utah 415.21111 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers126.667 Golden State108.5562 Phoenix 98.5292 L.A. Lakers99.5003 Sacramento411.2676 Mondays Games Washington 98, Orlando 80 New Orleans 131, Chicago 128,3OT San Antonio 102, Atlanta 100 Utah 109, Houston 103 Indiana at Portland, late Todays Games Orlando at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Denver at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. Milwaukee at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Detroit at Miami, 7:30 p.m. Phoenix at Memphis, 8 p.m. Charlotte at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Oklahoma City at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Toronto at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.NHL standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Boston271872387555 Montreal281693357659 Detroit281477357873 Tampa Bay261691337666 Toronto2714103317573 Ottawa2710134247890 Florida277155195991 Buffalo286202144885 Metropolitan Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh281891378664 Washington2714112308278 N.Y. Rangers2814140286271 New Jersey2811125276167 Philadelphia2712132265765 Carolina2710125255778 Columbus2710143236780 N.Y. Islanders278154207293 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Chicago2820444410276 St. Louis251843398957 Colorado251960387652 Minnesota291685377067 Winnipeg2913124307882 Nashville2713113296275 Dallas 251294287073 Pacific Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA San Jose261835419260 Anaheim291874409177 Los Angeles271674367058 Phoenix261574348584 Vancouver2914105337777 Calgary 269134227093 Edmonton289172207395 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Mondays Games Winnipeg 5, N.Y. Rangers 2 Montreal 3, New Jersey 2 Minnesota 2, Philadelphia 0 St. Louis at Los Angeles, late Todays Games San Jose at Toronto, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. Carolina at Washington, 7 p.m. Tampa Bay at Columbus, 7 p.m. Ottawa at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Dallas at Chicago, 8 p.m. Vancouver at Nashville, 8 p.m. Phoenix at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m. Los Angeles at Anaheim, 10 p.m. BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX Declined to offer 2014 contracts to RHP Andrew Bailey and OF Ryan Kalish. DETROIT TIGERS Acquired LHP Robbie Ray, LHP Ian Krol and INF Steve Lombardozzi from Washington for RHP Doug Fister. Agreed to terms with INF/OF Don Kelly on a one-year contract. NEW YORK YANKEES Traded C Chris Stewart to Pittsburgh for a player to be named. Agreed to terms with INF Brendan Ryan on a two-year contract. Declined to offer 2014 contracts to INFs David Adams and Jayson Nix and RHP Matt Daley. COLLEGE BIG TEN CONFERENCE Fined Nebraska $10,000 for a violation of the conferences sportsmanship policy by football coach Bo Pelini during Fridays game. FLORIDA Announced CB Loucheiz Purifoy will enter the NFL draft. SOUTHERN CAL Announced the resignation of interim football coach Ed Orgeron. Named Steve Sarkisian football coach. WAKE FOREST Announced the resignation of football coach Jim Grobe. Glennon, meanwhile, was 14 of 21 for 180 yards in his ninth start. The third-round draft pick failed to throw for at least one touchdown for the first time as a pro and, with Tampa Bay trailing 7-6, also lost a fumble that stopped a drive inside the Carolina 10. He did some things (Sunday) that he hasnt done. I think part of it has to do with the defense. He was trying to make something happen, Schiano said. He and I have sat down already and discussed that circumstances can never dictate behavior. You have to go out and do your thing. It doesnt mean that the play calls dont change based on certain (situations), but our core beliefs on quarterback play dont change based on circumstance, and a little bit of that happened. For the second straight week, the rookie received little help from a rushing attack thats bogged down since posting three of the four highest totals of the season during a stretch in which the Bucs lost on the road at Seattle and beat Miami and Atlanta at home. A week gaining 22 yards on the ground at Detroit, the Bucs rushed for 66 yards on 20 carries and were 1-of-10 on third-down conversions against the Panthers. Schiano doesnt take solace in the fact that the Lions and Panthers both rank among the league leaders in run defense. He said it on him, and his coaching staff, to take the lead in solving the problem. Its the NFL, weve got to find a way to score points and move the ball against whatever defense were playing, the coach said. We need to find better ways to help these guys, and then we need to execute better. Schiano reiterated his confidence in Glennon, whos thrown for a Bucs rookie-record 1,962 yards and 13 touchdowns. Hes thrown just five interceptions in 290 passing attempts. Im really encouraged with Mikes development even though yesterday wasnt one of his finest performances, Schiano said. I think hes a guy who will rebound. Notes: Schiano said LB Jonathan Casillas suffered a knee injury and likely will need seasonending surgery. Well have to see, the coach said. ... CB Darrelle Revis left Sundays game with an upper torso injury that Schiano said doesnt appear to be serious. The three-time All-Pro missed practice time last week with a sore groin. SPUTTERINGContinued from Page B1 6 minutes. Daniels had 14 points for Connecticut, which was outrebounded 34-26, but was able to make up a size difference with its strong guard play on the perimeter. This was Connecticuts first game this season against a ranked opponent. Floridas previous loss was in its only game against a ranked team, Wisconsin. Casey Prather had 19 points and seven rebounds for the Gators, while Patric Young had 17 points and seven rebounds. Scottie Wilbekin, playing in his third game of the season after being suspended for the first four, had 15 points but he injured an ankle with 3:01 to play, was taken to the locker room and never returned. After Wilbekin left Young took over, scoring the Gators next seven points, two baskets on his hook shot and another on an offensive rebound. That made it 62-59 Florida with 1:18 to play. Connecticut missed two 3-point attempts but got the rebound on both. Napier took a 25-foot jumper that swished and he was fouled by Dorian Finney-Smith. The joy of the crowd was tempered as Napier stayed on the court for about a minute, holding his left ankle. Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie called a timeout so Napier could stay in the game and take the free throw. He made it to give the Huskies a 63-62 lead with 33 seconds left. Michael Frazier II, with Connecticut paying a lot of attention to Young inside, drove to the basket and scored with 17 seconds left to give the Gators a 64-63 lead. The ball was in Napiers hands for the final shot and he finally did score after Daniels tipped the ball back to him. Florida outscored the Huskies 32-14 in the paint as Connecticut struggled to defend Young, who was 6 of 10 from the field. Florida committed 16 turnovers, two more than the Huskies in a game that was physical on all 94 feet of the court. The programs only other meeting was in the 1994 Sweet 16, when the Gators won 69-60 in overtime on the way to the Final Four. BUZZERContinued from Page B1
B4TUESDAY, DECEMBER3, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEFOOTBALL NFL BRIEFSManning, Tuck lead Giants over Redskins 24-17LANDOVER, Md. Eli Manning completed 22 of 28 passes for 235 yards, and Justin Tuck had four sacks to help shut down Robert Griffin III in the second half Sunday night, leading the New York Giants to a 24-17 win over the Washington Redskins. Andre Brown had a pair of touchdown runs, including a 1-yarder early in the fourth quarter that put the Giants ahead for good. Griffin was 16 for 17 at halftime, but he went 8 for 15 in the second half, and the Redskins managed only 96 total yards after halftime. The win keeps the Giants (5-7) two games behind NFC East leaders Dallas and Philadelphia with four to play, while the Redskins (3-9) were mathematically eliminated from the postseason for the 17th time in 21 years.NFL: Officials erred at end of night gameNEW YORK The NFL said Sunday nights officiating crew should have stopped play and eliminated confusion about the down and distance at the end of the New York Giants 24-17 victory at Washington. A 4-yard completion to the Redskins Pierre Garcon was spotted short of a first down. Referee Jeff Triplette signaled third down. But the head linesman, with Washington in a hurry-up offense, incorrectly motioned for the crew to advance the chains, which caused the down boxes to read first down. League officiating director Dean Blandino said Monday in a statement that in this situation where there is obvious confusion as to the status of the down, play should have been stopped prior to third down and the correct down communicated to both clubs. This should have occurred regardless of the fact that Washington had no timeouts and it was inside two minutes.NFL keeps Bengals-Steelers night gameNEW YORK The NFL will keep the AFC North matchup between Cincinnati and Pittsburgh as the prime-time game on Sunday, Dec. 15. The Bengals (8-4) lead the division and will visit the Steelers (5-7), whom they beat in Week 2 at Cincinnati. However, the league is moving the Saints-Rams game in St. Louis and the Cardinals-Titans game in Nashville to 4:25 p.m.Smith says hes been told hes still Jets starterFLORHAM PARK, N.J. Geno Smith is staying put as the New York Jets starting quarterback. His hold on the job, however, is tenuous at best. Smith said Monday he was told by quarterbacks coach David Lee that he would start the home game Sunday against the Oakland Raiders. Smith was benched in favor of Matt Simms at halftime of the Jets 23-3 loss to the Miami Dolphins following another brutal performance. The rookie was 4 for 10 for 29 yards with an interception and an 8.3 quarterback rating in two quarters. He has one touchdown against New England on Oct. 20 and 11 interceptions in his last seven games. The Jets (5-7) have lost three straight to go from controlling their playoff destiny a few weeks ago to barely hanging on in the postseason mix.From wire reports COLLEGE FOOTBALL BRIEFSFlorida CB Purifoy declares for NFL draftGAINESVILLE Florida cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy has declared for the NFL draft, forgoing his final year of eligibility. The school made the announcement Monday, two days after the Gators (4-8) completed their first losing season since 1979. Purifoy joins teammate Dominique Easley, who announced he is turning pro after a season-ending knee injury in September. Purifoy played in 37 games at Florida, including 19 starts, and finished with 102 tackles, 12 pass breakups, five forced fumbles, 4 1/2 tackles for loss, three blocked kicks, two interceptions, two sacks and a fumble recovery. Florida coach Will Muschamp is percent supportive of Purifoys decision. Purifoy had 24 tackles, seven pass breakups and two interceptions this season. He said, its best for me and my family to pursue a career in the NFL.Beckman will be back as Illinois coach in 2014CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Illinois has confirmed that football coach Tim Beckman will be back for a third season in 2014. Athletic Director Mike Thomas said Monday through a spokesman that Beckman will return. Thomas and Beckman plan to talk later this week about the football staff and other aspects of the program. Speculation about Beckmans job security followed him through much of the 4-8 season that ended with Saturdays 37-34 loss to Northwestern. Some fans called for Beckmans ouster after his first season at Illinois. The Illini went 2-10. Beckman was traveling Monday and not available for comment. Hes finishing out the second year of a five-year contract.Grobe resigns after 13 years at Wake ForestWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe is resigning after 13 seasons at the school. Grobe made the announcement Monday during a news conference, saying I just really feel right now, its probably good for the program to have some new energy, some new direction. The 61-year-old Grobe finishes with a career record of 110-115-1 in a combined 19 years at Wake Forest and Ohio. The unquestioned highlight of Grobes career came in 2006. He was named the AP national coach of the year after leading Wake Forest to its first Atlantic Coast Conference championship since 1970, winning a school-record 11 victories and earning a berth in the Orange Bowl.Auburn pair earn SEC honors off Alabama upsetBIRMINGHAM, Ala. Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall is the Southeastern Conference offensive player of the week while teammate Chris Davis shares special teams honors with Vanderbilt kicker Carey Spear. Missouri cornerback E.J. Gaines and Mississippi State safety Nickoe Whitley shared defensive honors Monday. Marshall accounted for three touchdowns in Auburns 34-28 win over Alabama. Davis returned a missed field goal 109 yards on the final play.From wire reports Florida St. ranked No. 1 for first time since 2000 season Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Florida State was voted the No. 1 team in the FBS Sunday for the first time since Oct. 1, 2000. The Seminoles are heavily favored against Duke in the upcoming Atlantic Coast Conference championship game and are 60 minutes from a berth in the BCS title game. Coach Jimbo Fisher benefited from a team with the ability to ignore outside distractions and focus on the immediate task each week. The team will stick to a script that has worked for 12 games, but there tends to be a different feel in the air when a program is considered the best in the nation. Fisher disagreed that theres a difference. Not one bit, Fisher said Sunday afternoon. There hasnt been a change to the status of Heisman Trophy candidate Jameis Winston, either. The redshirt quarterback is the focus of an ongoing sexual assault investigation stemming from an incident with a female student Dec. 7, 2012. The family of the accuser issued a statement through attorney Patricia Carroll, saying Winston raped the woman. Winstons lawyer Tim Jansen has suggested the sex between the two was consensual. There is no definitive timetable for when a decision will be made on whether to charge the 19-year-old Winston in the case. It hasnt altered (our preparation) in any way, Fisher said. Our team is not insulated from it. We deal with it. We address those issues. We control what we can control and thats how we prepare and how we play. Thats how they go about it. That methodology helped Florida State (12-0) climb from a No. 11 preseason ranking as the Seminoles chased other programs all season. Clemson was the preseason favorite to win the conference and ranked No. 3 when the two teams met Oct. 19. Florida State won 51-14. The eyes of Florida State fans turned toward then-No. 2 Oregon. The Ducks lost to Stanford 26-20 five days after the Seminoles beat Miami 41-14. The We want Bama cheers began to float out of the stands during Florida State home game after the Seminoles moved to No. 2. Then twotime defending champion Alabama lost 34-28 to No. 3 Auburn. The regular season ended with Florida State ranked the top team in the country. Fisher said the only thing those rankings show is their consistency. Hopefully we can do it one more week until the bowl season starts, Fisher said. Weve been able to focus and do that and not pay attention to the outside things and worry about anything. We cant worry about where were ranked and what goes on. We just have to worry about preparing and playing and thats all we tell our guys. Top 10 rankings and national championship implications were the least of the Blue Devils concerns. They needed a 27-25 win against North Carolina on Saturday to reach the conference championship. Florida State ranked No. 10 at the end of 2012, but Duke (10-2) hasnt had a winning season since going 8-4 in 1994. The program has had four winless seasons during that span. These guys deserve more respect than what people have given them, really, overall, Duke coach David Cutcliffe said. Were not just fortunate. Were a good football team. We wouldnt be where we are if werent good. We were a good football team a year ago. We lost some games that got away from us. Im very excited about whats happening to this team because its going to help our program. Our guys have believed. Associated PressFlorida State running back Karlos Williams runs past Florida defensive lineman Damien Jacobs for yardage Saturday during the second half in Gainesville. The Seminoles defeated the Gators 37-7 and are ranked No. 1 for the first time since 2000 after Alabama lost later in the day. Postseason possible for Miami Inconsistent Dolphins still in playoff race Associated PressDAVIE The Miami Dolphins had a record of 3-3, and then 4-4, and then 5-5. Each time they lost the next game. Now theyre 6-6, although defensive end Olivier Vernon sees it another way. Its like the season has started over, Vernon said. Its 0-0, and we are going to try to grind out. With enough grinding, maybe the Dolphins can climb above .500. They have a chance Sunday at Pittsburgh (5-7). The Dolphins will try to build on their best performance of the year, a 23-3 road victory Sunday against the New York Jets. The win brought the Dolphins season back from the brink, and now theyre tied with Baltimore for the sixth-best record in the race for the AFCs six playoff berths. To end a franchiserecord streak of four consecutive losing seasons, Miami cant continue its recent pattern of losewin-lose-win-lose-win. Weve talked about how the performance level on the field has to be better in December, and part of that now is consistency, coach Joe Philbin said Monday. Were not going to reinvent ourselves from a schematic standpoint. We should have an identity by now of things we do well. Weve got to be more consistent. With four games left, the margin for error is small perhaps nonexistent. We are in the playoff hunt, and we have to win every game, said linebacker Dannell Ellerbe, who knows the routine because he played on Baltimores Super Bowl championship team a year ago. But its very important to not look too far down the road. Players probably shouldnt, but fans can. Three of the Dolphins final four opponents are under .500, and the toughest remaining game against AFC East leader New England is in Miami. Despite an earlyseason four-game losing streak, followed by a bullying scandal that threatened to sabotage the season, the Dolphins still have a shot at their first playoff berth since 2008. We are fighters, Vernon said. We love having everyone against us. A loss to New York likely would have doomed the Dolphins postseason chances, but instead they dominated, outgaining the Jets 453177. Both totals were the best of the season for the Miami. The offense showed uncharacteristic balance to control the ball for nearly 39 minutes, Miamis highest total in three years. It starts with the run game the offensive line doing a great job, the backs hitting the holes when theyre there, getting the tough yardage, quarterback Ryan Tannehill said. A season-high 36 rushing plays kept the Jets No. 1-ranked run defense off balance. Tannehill also threw for 331 yards, the second-highest total in his 28 career starts, and he was sacked only once a season low even though Miami again played with a patchwork offensive line. Tannehill is finally starting to mesh with Mike Wallace, who in the past two games has 12 catches for 209 yards and two scores, tripling his touchdown total for the season. Third-year tight end Charles Clay had a career-high seven catches for 80 yards against New York, and Brian Hartline added a season-high 127 yards receiving on nine catches. The defense also hit several high-water marks, led by second-year pro Vernon with a career-best 2 1/2 sacks. He has 5 1/2 in the past three games. The victory was the most lopsided this year for Miami, which has had eight games decided by four points or less. Philbin even allowed himself a smile as the final minutes ticked off. A unique situation, he said. It was a different feeling. The question now for the up-and-down Dolphins is how long they can make that feeling last. Associated PressMiami quarterback Ryan Tannehill throws Sunday against the New York Jets during the first half in East Rutherford, N.J. The Dolphins won 23-3 to improve to 6-6 on the season.
Section CTUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 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. Inside:Precious Paws, Home at Last team up to make sure pets have happy holidays, too./C5 Dont worry about decorating the house, baking or buying gifts for everyone in your life. Remind yourself that this is temporary. For a short period, you can relax, and its OK. Let other people do things for you. Delegate tasks and errands to others, many of whom may be looking for a way to help you during this trying time in your life. Always remember to rest each day. Many people experience fatigue during cancer treatment and need to find the right balance of rest and activities. Many of my patients have a pity party for a day or two, and that is OK, but to long, such as two weeks, could be a sign of clinical depression. The rate of depression among cancer patients is between 15 percent to 24 percent, about twice that in the general population. So if a person in treatment doesnt care about getting out of bed, or is physically unable to get up, it could be clinical depression rather than fatigue, and should be discussed with a doctor. Food doesnt taste right to many people in treatment, and rich holiday dishes can intensify feelings of nausea. Focus on family, friends and spirituality and look forward to enjoying meals at the next holiday, when treatment will be over. Eventually, the taste will come back. People around the cancer patient always want to feed that person. Food represents life and celebration, but love and friendship can easily be the main holiday focus for people with cancer. Others may need to help the person in treatment see past his or her illness to capture the joy and excitement of the holidays. While it is impossible to ignore the fact that you are dealing with cancer, it does not have to be the main course of the entire holiday season. State your intentions to enjoy the moment, and look forward to a better holiday next year. 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. Contact him at cjbennett@ rboi.com. eople going through cancer treatment need to take special care of themselves through the holidays, which can be stressful even in the best of times. I often tell my patients to use their treatment as permission to be sane over the holidays, to take a break from the normal holiday routine, and try to enjoy themselves. With that in mind, here are a few suggestions to help people with cancer preserve their energy, capture a little holiday joy and deepen their personal relationships this year. Find a way to be festive, such as choosing a few close friends for a small, manageable dinner party. Make it a potluck supper where everyone brings a dish, so you wont have to do all the work. And, make no apologies if you need to retire early or skip a gathering that will be trying, such as one with hyper grandchildren. Do so without regret or an elaborate explanation. Simply saying I dont feel up to it should be all the explanation needed. Thinkstock 000GIG1
Mended Hearts to host holiday party at Citrus High SchoolThe Citrus County Chapter of Mended Hearts will have its annual holiday party at 10a.m. Friday, Dec.13, in the Gulf Room at the historic Citrus High School (old red brick building). Additional parking is available in lot 2A across from the main entrance, with shuttle service available. Members and guests are reminded to bring something festive to eat. Also bring unwrapped toys for donation to charity (female members for girls, male members for boys). Mended Hearts is a national nonprofit support organization that includes heart patients, spouses, caregivers, health professionals and others interested in helping patients with emotional recovery from heart disease. With 280 community-based chapters nationwide, Mended Hearts has 24,000 members, making it the largest heart-related patient support group. All meetings are open to the public. For more information, call President Millie King at 352-637-5525 or cardiovascular services 352-344-6416. West Citrus Elks to host Bloodmobile on Dec. 18The LifeSouth Bloodmobile will be parked in front of the West Citrus Elks Lodge No. 2693, on Grover Cleveland Boulevard east of U.S. 19 in Homosassa, from 3 to 6p.m. Wednesday, Dec.18. Anyone who gives blood will receive a coupon for a free well drink in the Lodge. Hospice offers holiday bereavement workshopsIf 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. The workshops will be facilitated by Paul Winstead, LMHC, and bereavement specialist. Call 352-527-4600. Decorate HPH Hospices 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. 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 www.HPH-Hospice.org or by downloading a donation form at that address. Donations can also be made using a credit card by calling 800-486-8784. Citrus Memorial to host diabetes seminar, free 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. 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. Call 352-7951234 to register for the programs. Pre-Surgery Ortho Camp: Having knee or hip replacement surgery? Attend Ortho Camp to learn preand post-surgery exercises, how to use a walker, knee and hip precautions and adaptive equipment. 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.Oak Hill offers seminar on knee surgerySPRING 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 OakHillHospital.com/ForYourHealth. This week, I thought I would have my hygienist write this column. Rita explained that several patients seem to be confused about whether or not they have gum disease, known as periodontal disease, as opposed to gingivitis, or swelling of the gums. She thought it would be a good idea to try and explain the difference. I agreed. Many patients have been told that they have gum disease but are confused as to what this actually means. Although gum disease is a general term, it usually refers to either gingivitis or periodontitis. However, there are many differences between the two. Gingivitis is gum inflammation. When the bacteria in plaque builds up, it causes the gums to become inflamed and irritated, which can lead to bleeding when flossing or brushing. When a patient has gingivitis, there is no bone loss, therefore, the teeth are firmly planted and no movement is evident. However, the gums can appear red and swollen. If left untreated, gingivitis can advance to periodontitis, or inflammation of the periodontium the surrounding supportive structures of the teeth. When a patient has periodontitis, the inner layer of the gum and bone can pull away from the teeth, forming a space between the tooth and the gums. This space is called a pocket and food, plaque and debris can collect in these pockets and become infected as bacteria builds. The toxins in plaque bacteria start to break down the bone and other supportive tissues that hold teeth in place. If the disease is allowed to progress, the pockets deepen, making it difficult for the patient to effectively remove the plaque that collects there, thus leading to more destruction of the surrounding bone and tissue. Eventually, when enough surrounding bone is destroyed, the teeth will become loose and the patient may eventually lose those teeth that are affected. During an initial exam, your dentist will be looking for signs of either gingivitis or periodontitis. You may recall having measurements taken where the doctor calls out numbers to his assistant. This is a procedure where the dentist is using an instrument to determine the presence of pockets. The lower the numbers, the less likely that you have periodontitis. However, he or she may detect the signs of gingivitis during that exam and will recommend treatment to prevent the advancement of the gingivitis to periodontitis. If the dentist detects deeper pockets, or other signs of periodontitis, such as red, swollen, bleeding gums, bad breath, receding gums or loose teeth, he or she will recommend treatment to address the disease process. The goal of the treatment of periodontitis is to reduce the pockets and promote reattachment of the gums to the teeth. There are different treatment options, depending on the stage of the disease, ranging from non-surgical therapies that focus on plaque control, to surgery to restore the supportive structures. Since plaque is the primary factor that is responsible for gum disease, plaque control is of utmost importance. Plaque control is accomplished through professional cleanings, at least twice a year, and flossing and brushing daily. While brushing eliminates plaque from reachable tooth surfaces, flossing removes plaque from between teeth and under the gumline where your brush cannot reach. It is not uncommon for patients to not notice signs of gum disease, so it is important to have regular dental exams and to see your hygienist in order to prevent any serious disease to develop. I hope this has helped to clarify this important topic.Dr. Frank Vascimini is a dentist practicing in Homosassa. Send your questions to 4805 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa, FL 34446 or email them to him at info@Master pieceDentalStudio.com. C2TUESDAY, DECEMBER3, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE HEALTH& LIFE Periodontitis vs. gingivitis: When plaque attacks Dr. Frank VasciminiSOUND BITES HEALTH NOTES 000GS4F Homosassa Annual Christmas Boat Parade Saturday, December 21, 2013 Starts @ 6:00 PM Begins at Marker 75 by Bird Island Ends at the Magic Manatee Residential 1st Place Price $500 Captains Meeting at The Freezer on December 19, 2013 @ 6:30pm Register at The Freezer 352-628-2452 or call Ricky 352-302-5779 Please join us in the wonder of Christmas by participating! 000FK19 000GJJN 000GCWC The We Care Food Pantry 3rd Annual Online & Live Auction Charitable Organization Registration #CH32257 Florida Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Services. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. AUCTION OPENS FRIDAY, OCT 25 AUCTION CLOSES MONDAY, DEC 15 An auction by the We Care Food Pantry, a non-profit 501(c)(3) corpora tion. Helping solve the heart-breaking problem of hunger affecting thousands of families, children, seniors and the homeless in Citrus County OUR SPONSORS: CATEGORIES INCLUDE: Home Improvement Water Recreation Sports Golf Gifts for Ladies Toys Bicycles Art Jewelry Outdoor Equipment Electronics Gifts for the Home Pet Products Fishing Equipment Hotels & Camping Hair Care Beauty Products Food & Restaurants & Much, Much More Go to www.natlauctions.com now for more than 300 fabulous items! Final bids can be made in two ways: Online or Telephone 352-382-4500, 352-382-4700, 352-382-4510 on Monday, Dec. 16 from 2-6pm 000GRQI Parade Held at Beverly Hills Blvd. For more information contact 388-1211 citruscountyparks.com A Star-Spangled Christmas Saturday, December 7, 2013 Open Car Show Plaques given to the first 50 registered 12 Best of Show Bring a new unwrapped toy to benefit Toys for Tots and receive a hot dog, a drink and a chance to win a full membership to the Central Ridge Community Center.
Alzheimers Association-Florida Gulf Coast Chapter affiliated support groups are for family members, caregivers and others interested in learning more about Alzheimers disease. Meetings open to everyone and free. Call 352-688-4537 or 800-772-8672. Website: www.alzsupport.com Live chat every Wednesday at noon. Message boards open at all times to post questions and leave replies. www.alz.org/living_with_alzheimers_ message_boards_lwa.asp. Crystal River Health & Rehabilitation Center, 136 N.E. 12th Ave., Crystal River; 2p.m. third Saturday monthly. Call Christina DiPiazza at 352-795-5044. 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 352-688-4537. Brooksville: Oak Hill Hospital Senior Partners, 11361 Cortez Blvd.; 2:30p.m. first Thursday monthly. Call Jerry Fisher at 352-688-4537. Spring Hill: The Residence at Timber Pines, 3140 Forest Road; 2p.m. third Monday monthly. Call Diane Koenig at 352-683-9009 or The Residence at 352-683-9009. Free respite care provided, call to reserve. First United Methodist Church of Homosassa has several support groups that run on a monthly basis. All groups are open to the public and free of charge, and meet at 1 p.m. in Room 203 in the Administration Building: First Monday: diabetic support group. Second Monday: Alzheimers/ dementia caregivers support group. Fourth Monday: stroke survivors support group. Memory Lane Respite offered weekly for people with Alzheimers/dementia. Anyone bringing a loved one for the first time is encouraged to come early to fill out information forms. Call 352-628-4083 for meeting dates. Citrus Memorial Health System is a 198-bed, not-for-profit community hospital that provides health care services to residents of Citrus County and surrounding communities. Support group meetings are in the CMHS Administration Building unless indicated. RBOI Prostate Cancer Support Group: 11:30a.m. the second Wednesday monthlyat Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute, 522 N. Lecanto Highway. Call 352-527-0106. AHEC Quit Smoking: 3p.m. Tuesdays at Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute, Allen Ridge Medical Mall, 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. Call 813-929-1000, ext.213. Breast Cancer Support: 11:30a.m. the second Friday, Robert Boissoneault Cancer Institute. Call Judy Bonard at 352-527-4389. Citrus Cancer Support: 4:30p.m. the third Tuesday, cafeteria meeting room. Call Carol at 352-726-1551, ext.6596 or ext. 3329. Cancer Support: at Cancer Treatment Center. Call Jeannette at 352746-1100 for date and time. Diabetes Support: Call Carol McHugh, R.N., at 352-341-6110 for details. Head and Neck Cancer Support: Robert Boissoneault Cancer Institute. Contact Wendy Hall at 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, 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 352-2294202 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 866-6420962 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: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, newly bereaved Hospice of Citrus County Clinical Office, 326 Line Ave., Inverness. Social support: 10 a.m. Tuesday Franks Family Restaurant, 2780 N. Florida Ave., Hernando. 1 p.m. first Thursday Mulligans Grill, 1305 Norvell Bryant Highway (C.R.486), Hernando. 11:30 a.m. third Tuesday LIFT luncheon (widows/widowers), Citrus Hills Golf & Country Club; call 352-6211500, ext. 1728 for reservations. Wings education series: th Tuesdays @ 2 Wings Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Homosassa. Teen Encounter and Camp Good Hope Camps for grieving children/ teens offered in April and October. Suicide Survivors Support Group, 1 to 2:30p.m. Mondays at the Hospice of Citrus County Hospice House, 3350 W. Audubon Park Path, Lecanto. The group is free and open to the public. Participants need not be hospice families. For information, call Lynn Miller at 352-527-2020. Oak Hill Hospital H2U Partners Club support groups meet on the campus of Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. Al-Anon meeting 7:30p.m. Thursdays, Lou Block, facilitator. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group 2:30p.m. first Thursday monthly, Jerry Fischer, facilitator. Diabetes Support Group 10a.m. second Monday monthly, with Kim Palmer. Multiple Myeloma Support Group 6p.m. second Wednesday monthly, Diane Terry, facilitator. Kidney Education Support Group 2:30p.m. third Wednesday monthly, Mary Jane Talty, facilitator. ALS Support Group 2p.m. the third Thursday monthly, with Katie Mitchell. Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Support Group 6p.m. fourth Wednesdaymonthly, Lordes Arvelo, facilitator. Epilepsy Support Group 3p.m. fourth Saturday monthly, with Lillian Rojas. Crohns Disease Support Group 6p.m. the last Thursday monthly, Isaiah Del Pilar, facilitator. H2U Partners Club events and activitiesare open to members only. Membership open to Hernando, Pasco, and Citrus County residents for $20 a year. Isaw an 84-year-old white female almost one and a half years ago. She presented with a mass in her mouth and a biopsy showed that it was mantle-cell nonHodgkin lymphoma, or NHL. Lymphomas can be Hodgkin or nonHodgkin type; the latter is much more common. There are many different kinds of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. About 7 percent of people with NHLs have mantle-cell lymphoma. It most often appears in people older than 60. It usually involves the bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen and gastrointestinal system (esophagus, stomach, intestines). Mantle-cell lymphoma is usually identified by a protein called the cyclin D1 protein. The patients with mantle-cell NHL, or MCL, are treated initially with chemotherapy. Most patients initially respond well to chemotherapy. My patient was treated with chemotherapy and she responded very well, as expected. Her cancer went into complete remission. I just did a PET/CT scan and her cancer is still in remission. This is one and half years after diagnosis. Unfortunately, mantle-cell NHL is not curable, and it tends to recur after a few years. When that happens, the patients need another chemotherapy. Recently, the FDA approved a new drug Ibrutinib (Imbruvica), a breakthrough drug for MCL that has been hailed as a successor to traditional chemotherapy in treating hematological cancer. This study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine in June 2013. The study consisted of 111 patients with MCL who took the once-daily drug, 68 percent had their cancer shrink or disappear. Other drugs treating MCL have much lower response rates. Those who responded tended to respond for a median of one and a half years. This is very encouraging. This is an oral drug and is taken as four pills a day. The most common adverse events experienced by clinical-trial participants include low blood counts, diarrhea, fatigue and body aches. Overall, it is well tolerated. This drug in other studies has shown to be very effective in other cancers like CLL or chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and Waldenstroms macroglobulinemia. We will need to wait for approval in these cancers. This drug works by a completely different mechanism of action. It is going to be very expensive and will cost more than $100,000 a year. It will revolutionize the way we treat MCL. If my patients cancer ever recurs, she may be a good candidate for this new drug.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 email@example.com. com or call 352-746-0707.HEALTH& LIFECITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, DECEMBER3, 2013 C3 $100,000-a-year treatment could be lifesaver for lymphoma patients Dr. Sunil GandhiCANCER & BLOOD DISEASE SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS 000GRQJ City of Crystal River Friday, December 6, 20134:00 7:00 Little Springs Park(behind City Hall) Free EventGet your picture or your pets picture with SANTA! Bounce Houses Horseback Rides Tree Lighting Ceremony Puppet Show Face Painting Live Music Train Rides Refreshments Honor your loved ones with a luminary $2.00 each.Purchase in advance or at the event from Pilot Club membersHosted by The City of Crystal River and Pilot Club of Crystal River. SPAGHETTI DINNER The Open Table Family Resource Center of Citrus County Table #1 What: Open House Dinner following the Ring and Sing When: Sunday, December 8, 2013 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. FREE hors doeuvres served 3:00 to 4:00. Take out available Where: First United Methodist Church of Inverness 3896 S. Pleasant Grove Rd., Inverness, FL Authentic Italian Cooking . prepared for your enjoyment Tickets: $10 for adults, $5 for children Door Prize Silent Auction. Tickets are available at: Citrus County Resource Center, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal Church, First United Methodist Church of Inverness, Calvary Church, and St. Timothy Lutheran Church PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT THE WORK O F OPEN TABLE OF CITRUS COUNTY Supplementary funds provided through Citrus County Chapter of Thrivent Financial 000GS4K 000F95T 1st & 3rd Saturday each month 9am-1pm 000GM0P 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 Dr. Pablo Figueroa Se Habla Espaol 2222 Highway 44 W., Inverness Caring is my Profession Call for an Appointment 352-860-0633 firstname.lastname@example.org Accepting New Patients Serving Citrus County Since 1993 WE ACCEPT Medicare Aetna Humana United Healthcare Coventry Medicare Blue Cross/ Blue Shield Cigna Universal And Other Major Insurances 000GSRM
R.I. Discovery (Recovery International) Abraham Low, M.D., selfhelp 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 NarAnon Family Group 6:45p.m. Wednesdays at Dunnellon Presbyterian Church, 20641 Chestnut St., Room204 in office building, use rightside entrance across from the Memorial Garden; Nar-Anon is for family and friends of addicts. Find a free local support group in your area: call 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 www.foodaddicts.org. 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: www.ncintergroup.com. 10:30a.m. Sundays, 10300 S. Riviera Drive, Chassahowitzka Community Center, 1mile west of U.S.19 on Miss Maggie Drive, turn left, two blocks. AC Group, 7p.m. Tuesdays at Church Without Walls, 3962 N. Roscoe Road, Hernando. Call Laverne at 352-637-4563. Visit the website: www.alcoholicsforchrist.com. A 12-step Christian support group meets at 6p.m. every Wednesday at Living Waters Ministries, 12 N. Melbourne St., Beverly Hills. Call Meg at 352-527-2443. Free and open to the public. DUNNELLON Grief support group 6p.m. Thursdays at the First Baptist Church of Dunnellon, 20831 Powell Road. Call the church at 352489-2730. 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: 352508-1604. Information about NA is also available at NatureCoastNA.org. Overeaters Anonymous : 5 p.m. Tuesdays at Club Recovery, corner of County Road 486 and Anvil Terrace, Hernando. Voices of Recovery, 1 to 2:30p.m. Mondays at the Senior Center (V.A. building) on County Road 491, Lecanto. Call Dolores at 352-746-5019. The Circle of Love, 1 to 2:30p.m. Thursdays at Our Lady of Grace Church in Beverly Hills, 6 Roosevelt Blvd. Call Carolyn at 352-341-0777. The New Beginning, 7p.m. Fridays at Our Lady of Grace, Roosevelt Boulevard, Beverly Hills. Call Carolyn at 352-341-0777. Anorexia and bulimia anonymous support group, 5:45p.m. Mondays at the Yana Club, 147 N.W. Seventh St., Crystal River (behind the police station). Call 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 352-344-8111 to sign up. Celebrate Recovery : support for 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 352-794-0017. Parkinsons Tai Chi Group 2:30 to 3:30p.m. Tuesdays in the private dining room at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Spring Hill. Call 352-346-8864. 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. 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. Time Out From Cancer, cancer survivors meeting 6 p.m. the first Wednesday monthly at Clawdaddys restaurant 1601 S.E. U.S. 19 in Crystal River, sponsored by Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute (RBOI). Call Wendy Hall, LCSW, at 352-527-0106. Meetings offer information, support and encouragement to newly diagnosed patients, survivors, family members and friends in a friendly and non-threatening forum. Call Wendy Hall, LCSW, at 352-527-0106 or email@example.com. 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. Alzheimers caregiver support group 2:30p.m. first and third Thursday monthly at Sunshine Gardens Crystal River, 311 N.E. Fourth Ave., facilitated by Debbie Selsavage, a group leader trained by the Alzheimers Family Organization. Call 352-563-0235 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Families Against Multiple Sclerosis Support Group, 11a.m. first Saturday monthly at First Baptist Church of Hernando, 3790 E. Parsons Point Road, for families, friends and anyone affected by MS. Call Shana at 352-637-2030. The Area 13 Family Care Council 10a.m. to noon the second Monday monthly at the Wildwood Agency for Persons with Disabilities office, 1601 W. Gulf Atlantic Highway (State Road 44). All persons interested in issues of those with developmental disabilities (autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, PraderWilli syndrome, spina bifida and intellectual disabilities) are encouraged to attend. Call Karen Huscher at 352-726-1445 or email@example.com. Area13 covers Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion and Sumter counties. There are 15 Family Care Councils with governor-appointed volunteer members, who are individuals with a developmental disability or are a family member. Seeking new members. Contact Huscher at 352-726-1445 or firstname.lastname@example.org; facebook.com/groups/ 331632140186772/. Website: www.FCCFlorida.org. NAMI-Citrus, locally chartered group of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, meets the second Monday monthly at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, on County Road 486 in Citrus Hills. Doors open at 6:30p.m., speaker at 6:45p.m. All those with an interest in mental health issues are welcome. Call 352-341-2273. Healthy Hearts support group open to anyone looking for information on cardiac disease, 4 to 5:30p.m. the second Monday monthly in the cafeteria conference room at Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Admission is free and complimentary refreshments will be served. Seating is limited and reservations are required, call 352-628-6060 in Citrus, 352597-6333 in Hernando or visit OakHillHospital.com. Citrus Abuse Shelter Association (CASA), 1100 Turner Camp Road, Inverness, hosts a volunteer meeting at 10:30 a.m. the second Tuesday monthly, September to May. Call 352-344-8111. HIV support group 3 to 4p.m. the second Tuesday monthly at Citrus County Health Department, 3700 Sovereign Path, Lecanto. Open to all affected by HIV. Persons attending remain confidential, testing will be anonymous. Call 352527-0068, ext.281.C4TUESDAY, DECEMBER3, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEHEALTH& LIFE Mucus is a substance in the human body that people complain about but take for granted, not knowing the benefits. Mucus lines the respiratory tract and lays down a blanket of protection. The process starts in your nose and nostrils and ends with your alveolus, which are little sacs in the lungs which expand and contract, moving air around allowing us to breathe. There are also mucus glands in the digestive tract. Mucus is a clear, watery, viscous solution that is created and secreted from the mucus membranes. It contains important substances including mucin, which is a mucopolysaccharide, a big fancy word that means that it has protein and carbohydrates in it. Mucus also contains salt and water and blood byproducts, including antibiotics which help protect us. There are millions of tiny glands producing this substance lining the respiratory and GI tracts. I would dare say that there is not a day that does not go by that someone comes into my office complaining about too much mucus. Mucus is very important. It is our first level of the bodys defense. It helps fight bacteria and pollutants and traps foreign bodies as they enter the body and washes them away. Mucus has multiple jobs including protection, lubrication, humidification, waterproofing and insulation. Just the fact that it traps little tiny microorganisms from entering the lining of the respiratory tract is very important. It acts like fly paper and once these microorganisms are trapped they are swept away by a support system of microcilia, which are these tiny hairs attached to the lining of the respiratory tract. The mucus is moved away like a conveyor belt from the nostril to the throat then swallowed, and in the lower respiratory tract there is a reverse upstream motion, so to speak, sweeping the mucus from the lungs into the throat to be swallowed and excreted through the stomach and the gastrointestinal tract. Mucus is affected by various things, including weather changes, dry climates, subzero temperatures. It keeps the bodys relative humidity at 75 percent to 80 percent. We produce about 2 quarts a day and also evaporate about 1 quart of water per day. When people have trouble with mucus, it is most commonly as a result of an infection, either bacterial or viral, which causes the tiny hairs to be impaired and not able to sweep the mucus away. This leads to congestion due to mucus standing still and not being swept away as it normally is. Drying effects of aging and medications can also cause mucus to accumulate. Think of mucus being the motor oil of the body a very important substance to have good quality of life. Simple measures to insure good health and normal mucus production and streaming into the digestive tract should include adequate hydration. Drinking lots of water, and supplementing with saline solution or saline sprays in the nose are very helpful, as well as avoiding situations that are dry and dusty and dirty. There are products available to dry up mucus, which can be counterproductive and there are also products that stimulate mucus the most common one is guaifenesin, which has been around for 50-plus years. So, as you can see, mucus is a very important product that we cannot live without. There are some temporary situations where it does seem to be annoying, but thankfully we have this important product to make us healthy and disease free, as it acts as our first line of defense. Denis Grillo, D.O., FOCOO, is an ear, nose and throat specialist in Crystal River. Call him at 352-795-0011 or visit CrystalCommunityENT.com. Dr. Denis GrilloEAR, NOSE & THROAT Are you giving your mucus its due? MONTHLY SUPPORT GROUPS WEEKLY SUPPORT MEETINGS 000GS5B 4805 S. Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa, FL 34446 352-628-0012 www.MasterpieceDentalStudio.com Always Welcoming New Patients FRANK J. VASCMINI, DDS 000GJI2 The New Dawn Singers is a traveling group of college age performers who bring a high-energy song and dance show to all ages across the country. They are full of life, enthusiasm, and spirit. 000G086 Citrus Springs Christmas Parade Citrus Springs Christmas Parade Miracles & Memories Miracles & Memories Sunday, December 8, 2013 2:00 pm Sunday, December 8, 2013 2:00 pm S PONSORED B Y Winners will be announced following the parade at the Wesley Jones Park. Winners will be Winners will be announced following announced following the parade at the the parade at the Wesley Jones Park. Wesley Jones Park. Your group or organization is cordially invited to participate in the Citrus Springs Christmas Parade hosted by the Citrus Springs Civic Association and the Citrus Entertainment Committee. This years theme is Miracle & Memories. The parade will begin at the fountain on Citrus Springs Boulevard ending at the Wesley Jones Park. Staging will begin at 1:00 p.m. at the Citrus Springs Fountain. The Christmas Parade will feature community groups, organizations, and business enterprises from throughout Citrus County and highlight your involvement in the Community. We will appreciate no balloons along parade route so horses are not spooked. Your group or organization is cordially invited to participate in the Citrus Springs Christmas Parade hosted by the Citrus Springs Civic Association and the Citrus Entertainment Committee. This years theme is Miracle & Memories. The parade will begin at the fountain on Citrus Springs Boulevard ending at the Wesley Jones Park. Staging will begin at 1:00 p.m. at the Citrus Springs Fountain. The Christmas Parade will feature community groups, organizations, and business enterprises from throughout Citrus County and highlight your involvement in the Community. We will appreciate no balloons along parade route so horses are not spooked. Questions? Call: 352-465-5920 Questions? Questions? Call: 352-465-5920 Call: 352-465-5920 AWARDS
Submit information at least two weeks before the e vent. Multiple publications cannot be guaranteed. Submit material at Chronicle of fices in Inverness or Crystal River; by fax at 352-563-3280; or email to email@example.com. Notes tend to run one week prior to the date of an e vent. Publication on a special day cant be guaranteed. BH Chorus to present Christmas concertThe Chorus of Beverly Hills, under the direction of Renate Williams and accompanied by Ruth Carruthers, will present its Christmas concert at 3 p.m. Saturday in the sanctuary of the Beverly Hills Community Church, 82 Civic Circle. The theme of the concert is Getting in the Mood for Christmas and will feature a blend of old and new sacred and secular favorites. Glen Millers In the Mood is sure to be a new audience favorite. Tickets for the afternoon performance are $5 and are available from all chorus members and through the church office. For more information, call the church office at 352-746-3620 or Volena Van Gunst at 352-746-5680.Hanukkah celebration set for WednesdayAll are invited to a community Hanukkah Candle Lighting and Celebration at 6 p.m. Wednesday on the grounds of the Old Historic Courthouse, Inverness. Enjoy latkes (potato pancakes) munchkins, coffee and tea. There will be special music. This is the only public Hanukkah celebration in Citrus County. Sponsors include Joes Family Restaurant, 7th Heaven Salon & Spa, the Citrus County Chronicle, Citrus County Historical Society, and Congregation Beth Sholom of Citrus County, with thanks to Citrus County Parks & Recreation, Damian Cruz and Citrus County Fire Rescue. In case of rain, the celebration will take place in the second-floor courtroom.Operation Welcome Home to play SantaOperation Welcome Home of Citrus County is seeking information about service men and women stationed in Afghanistan so that the group can help send Christmas care packages. At present, the group only knows of seven soldiers, and must send care packages immediately. Call Barbara Mills at 352422-6236. Seniors on the Move to trek to Mount DoraSeniors on the Move will take a trip Friday to Mount Dora to view holiday decorations. Ticket price of $27 includes transportation and a visit to the Russell Stover Chocolate Factory. All proceeds benefit the Seniors on the Move program. Call Sue at 352-527-5959. COMMUNITYPage C5TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Precious PawsADOPTABLE Mistletoe Special to the ChronicleMistletoe thought all was well and she was happy, but once again she is looking for a special home. Her owner suddenly got sick and could no longer care for her. She is sweet and somewhat lonely, but once back in a home environment she will settle in to be her sweet self. Kittens and cats are available for adoption at 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. For more information, call 352726-4700 or go to www.precious pawsflorida.com. NEWS NOTES Several special events have been planned by clubs, churches and nonprofit organizations for this holiday season. This includes: The New Dawn Singers will present A Miracle on 34th Street at 7 p.m. Friday at the Citrus Springs Community Center, sponsored by the Citrus County Parks and Recreation Department. For tickets,call 352-465-7007. Homosassa Lions Clubs annual yard sale is at 8 a.m. Saturday at the clubhouse. Crystal River United Methodist Womens annual Cooke Walk and Craft Sale is at 9 a.m. Saturday at the church to benefit scholarships and community outreach projects. Call 352-795-3148. Floral City Librarys Big Tent Book Sale is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the library. Call Thelma at 352-726-2431. The Walden Woods annual bake and craft sale is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the clubhouse, 7193 W. Walden Woods, off U.S. 19 past Sugarmill Woods. The School of Dance Arts will present The Nutcracker at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Curtis Peterson Auditorium. For tickets, call 352-637-4663. The Citrus Community Concert Choirs Holiday Extravaganza of Music concert is at 3 p.m. Sunday at Faith Lutheran Church in Lecanto. Get tickets at the door. The Suncoast Harmony Chorus concert is at 3 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church in Homosassa. For tickets, call Donna at 352-726-8666. The Afro-American Clubs annual dinner dance is from 7 to 11 p.m. Sunday at the Citrus Hills Lodge, 350 E. Norvell Bryant Highway, Hernando. For reservations, call Cora at 352-527-8802. The Citrus County Retired Educators Christmas luncheon is at 12:30 p.m. Monday at Mamas Kuntry Caf in Inverness. For reservations, call Gayle at 352795-6734. The Crystal River Christian Womens Christmas luncheon is at noon Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the Chet Cole Life Enrichment Center on the Key Training Center campus. For reservations, call Ginny at 352746-7616. The Citrus County Veterans Coalition yard sale is from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Inverness. For a spot, call 352400-8952. The Crystal River Women of the Moose Cookie Walk is at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the club. Call Phyllis at 352382-4544. The Crystal River United Methodist Churchs presentation of The Living Madonna is at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at the church, 4801 N. Citrus Ave., Crystal River. Call 352-795-3148. Withlacoochee Technical Institutes open house is from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at the campus, 1201 W. Main St., Inverness. Call 352-726-2430, ext. 4326. VFW Post 10087 New Years Eve dinner dance is Tuesday, Dec. 31. The public is welcome. Call 352-464-7440. The Citrus Springs Community Center New Years Eve Ball featuring the Soul Alliance Band is from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, at the center. For reservations, call 352-465-7007. There will be a New Years Eve dinner dance from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, at the Citrus Builders Association hall. Call Linda at 352-464-0004. The deadline for the January Spotlight of Events is Dec. 15. Call me at 352-7953006 or write to me at P.O. Box 803, Crystal River, FL 34423-0803.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. Holiday season includes variety of activities Ruth LevinsAROUND THE COMMUNITY Special to the ChronicleEmployees of Corrines Hair & Nails, 760 W. Hampshire Blvd., in Citrus Springs, were presented with Certificates of Appreciation on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from the American Legion Riders Chapter 237, Beverly Hills. Corrines employees presented a fundraiser from which all proceeds including gratuities, totaling $1,000, were donated to support the 2013 American Legion Legacy Run. The 2013 Legacy Run raised funds to support the Legacy Scholarship Fund. Our fundraiser was a chance to show our appreciation for the tremendous sacrifices made by our men and women in uniform and to help make sure their children have a chance at an education, Corrine Smurawa said. The eighth annual American Legion Legacy Run 2013 began Aug. 18 at Indianapolis, Ind., the home city of the American Legion National Headquarters. Hundreds of American Legion Riders and other motorcyclists and passengers from around the country arrived in Houston, Texas, at American Legion Post 554 on the afternoon of Aug. 22. Chapter 237 members Fred Bernquist, Chuck Andrews and Jack Couch traveled almost 5,000 miles round-trip and presented an $1,100 donation from Chapter 237, along with the $1,000 donation from Corrines Hair & Nails to the American Legion national commander. As a consequence of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the global war on terror, many children of active-duty military personnel are now members of single-parent families. The donation made by Chapter 237 and the employees of Corrines Hair & Nails for the 2013 Legacy Run help to ensure that higher education will be a reality for these families. The scholarship fund benefits children of fallen soldiers who served after the 9/11 attacks, said American Legion Rider Chapter 237 Director John Roby. I dont know if you can say enough about people like the employees at Corrines Hair & Nails and their dedication to our service members and their families. Legacy Run for children Special to the ChroniclePictured are Corrines Hair & Nails owners Joe Smurawa (front row, third from right) and Corrine Smurawa (front row, second from right) flanked by co-workers and members of American Legion Riders Chapter 237. American Legion Riders 237 thank Corrines Hair & Nails for help Special to the ChronicleThe fourth annual Pet Angels pet needs drive for orphaned animals will run through Monday, Dec. 30. Two local rescue groups Home at Last Pet Adoptions, firstname.lastname@example.org, and Precious Paws Rescue, preciouspawsflorida.com are the beneficiaries of the pet collection. Both organizations are nonprofit, all-volunteer, registered charities. Foster pets are cared for in the homes of their volunteers, who provide all the needed daily care. All pets receive the necessary veterinary care, are spayed or neutered, dogs are tested for heartworm disease and cats for feline leukemia/AIDS. They are up to date on age-appropriate vaccinations and microchipped. Items to help with their care include cat litter, pet food (both canned and dry), disinfectant cleaners, laundry detergent, paper towels, donations and gift cards. Donations can be dropped off at: Precious Paws Adoption Center, Crystal River Mall, from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday (Closed from Dec. 26 through Dec. 29 for the holidays); Plantation Animal Clinic, 9030 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River; Pawfection Ranch, 6420 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa; Goin Postal, 7789 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa; Cypress Village Property Owners Association, 108 W. Cypress Blvd., Homosassa (the A-frame building) at the entrance to Sugarmill Woods; Oak Village Association, 8827 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa; and Midway Animal Hospital, 1835 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. Donations may be left at each site or checks made out to and mailed to: Home at Last, P.O. Box 4533, Homosassa, FL 34447. All donations are tax deductible. For more information or to have a donation picked up, call Home at Last at 352212-8555 or Precious Paws at 352-726-4700. Help animals with Pet Angels drive
C6TUESDAY, DECEMBER3, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLECOMMUNITY Garden club plans holiday party, auctionThe Rainbow Springs Garden Club will host a holiday party and Chinese auction at 1 p.m. Thursday at the American Legion Hall, 10730 U.S. 41 north of the Dunnellon Walmart. This will be the annual fundraiser to support the clubs designated charities the children of Dunnellon. A wide variety of baskets and items with home, garden and Christmas themes, donated by members and friends, will be featured. Unlimited tickets will be sold for $1 for one ticket, $2 for three tickets and $5 for 10 tickets. The event is open to the public with no admission fee. Door prizes will be awarded, 50-25-25 tickets will be sold and holiday party refreshments and beverages will be available. For more information, call chairwoman Barbara Roberts at 352-489-9680 or club president Alice Kennedy at 352-465-3002.Lighting ceremony to take place ThursdayMore than 10,000 lights on the Tree of Hope, presented to the Key Training Center by Bush Home Services, will officially welcome the Christmas season at the annual tree-lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday in front of the Key Training Centers Foundation office, 5399 W. Gulfto-Lake Highway, Lecanto. The tree is 28 feet tall with close to 300 large ornaments, all made possible by Bush Home Services, which uses the unique tree as not only a way to welcome the holiday season, but also to raise funds in support of the Key Training Center. The Key provides year-round services to nearly 300 developmentally disabled adults. The ceremony will include caroling by Key Center clients, with light refreshments served after the ceremony. For more information about the Tree of Hope, call Bush Home Services at 352621-7700.Hospice slates holiday survival sessionsJoin Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast for encouraging seminars to help you survive the holidays and discover new reasons to enjoy them again. Surviving the Holidays will be offered at: 11 a.m. today at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church Parish Life Center, 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast Wings Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Homosassa. 1 p.m. Thursday at the Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast East Citrus Office, 326 S. Line Ave., Inverness. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at Hospice House, 3350 W. Audubon Park Path (west of County Road 491), Lecanto. 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at the Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast Levy Office, 24-B Highway 40 East, Inglis. 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at the Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast Wings Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Homosassa. Surviving The Holidays workshops are free, open to the public and reservations are requested. Call Lynn Miller at 352-621-1500 to make a reservation. Visit Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast on Facebook or at www.hospiceofcitrus.org.Register now for Horse Showmanship at fairRegistration for the 2014 Horse Showmanship for the Citrus County Fair is due in the fair office by Friday. There will be an educational meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, and an educational Clinic at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, at the Livestock Complex. Entry form and entry fee must be in the fair office on or before 5 p.m. Friday. Nonrefundable fees are: $10 Showmanship entry fee and a new $5 In-Hand Trail Class entry fee. All exhibitors must be 8 years old as of Sept. 1, 2013. Call 352-726-8609 or 352-5637017.Sugarmill Chorale to present concertThe Sugarmill Chorale will present its Christmas Concert at 2 p.m. Saturday at 8831 W. Bradshaw St. at First United Methodist Church in Homosassa. Tickets are $7.50 in advance or $10 at the door. For more information, call Tom Gottschalk at 352-794-3441. NEWS NOTES Special to the ChronicleThe Spot Family Center will host its 10th annual Christmas Jam Monday, Dec. 23, and Tuesday, Dec. 24. The center has taken on the task with several partnering business, churches and schools to make a difference in the lives of local children. The Spots toy drive is designed to collect toys for children ages 2 to 17. The two-day event with food, fun, gifts and entertainment is free and each day has a different theme and an encouraging message. Registration begins both days at 5:30 p.m. and closes promptly at 7 p.m. On Christmas Eve, wrapped gifts will be distributed. All participants must be registered and present to receive a gift. Parents or guardians must attend to register their child and children must be present. A full dinner will be served to all on both nights. Official drop-off locations, through Dec. 20, are: Crystal River The Spot Family Center, Advanced Family Hearing, Blackshears Aluminum, Citrus Equipment, Nature Coast Bank, Advanced Health Dr. Horn, Crystal River Church of God, ERA Suncoast Realty, Nails by Angela, Sandys Barber Shop, Natalias Pizza & Pasta, Old Florida National Bank, GTE Financial Bank, Signature Dental and TLC Rehab. Hernando Nature Coast Bank and TLC Rehab. Inverness Dynabody Fitness Club, TLC Rehab and Love Chevrolet. Other locations Backyard Pool and Spa, Pinch a Penny, Diamond Ridge and Rehabilitation Center, Seven Rivers Christian School, Twisters Design Studio and 12 TLC Rehab locations in Citrus and Marion counties. Interested persons may make a financial contribution by sending a check payable to: The Spot Family Center, P .O. Box 2046, Lecanto, FL 34460. To designate a business as a drop-off location, to volunteer or for more information, contact Evelyn Vissicchio, program director, at 352-794-3870 or email@example.com, or visit www. thespotfamilycenter.org. Making Christmas merrier Spot welcome toy donations for local children NEWS NOTES Historical novel group to hear DAR speaker SaturdayThe First Florida Chapter of the Historical Novel Society meets on the first Saturday of each month in the Community Room at the Central Ridge Library, 425 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. The business meeting begins at 1 p.m. and programs begin at 1:30 p.m. This month, get into the holiday spirit with Beverly Gentry from the Fort Cooper (Inverness) Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. She will show how the celebration of Christmas evolved from early times to modern ones. Her presentation will include slides showing how rooms were decorated in times past. Everyone interested in reading and writing in the historical novel genre is welcome to attend meetings of FCHNS. For more information, call Sarah Glenn at 727-945-1064 (evenings) or visit the website at www.fchns.org. Santa to visit Friday at Old Courthouse MuseumSanta Claus will be at the Old Courthouse Museum, upstairs in the courtroom where Elvis once sang, at 5:30 p.m. Friday. Children are invited to come greet Santa and receive some goodies. There will be goodies for the adults, as well. And, the Citrus High School Chorus will sing a variety of melodies, both old and new. This will be their 19th appearance at the event. Following their performance, The Tom Leonard Combo consisting of brass, keyboard and vocals will play and sing Christmas favorites. A local pastor will provide the invocation and talk about the meaning of Christmas. A member of the Citrus County Board of County Commissioners will be the master of ceremonies and Inverness Mayor Bob Plaisted will appear incognito to round out the cast of characters. For more information, call Mary Ann Lynn at 352-344-2159.Trucks steering to CR Mall for food wars SaturdayFood Truck Wars is coming to Crystal River from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Crystal River Mall. The event will feature more than 40 gourmet food trucks from across the state competing for five prizes awarded by celebrity judges the Spirit Award, Top Sales, Delectable Desserts, Causal Cuisine and the Peoples Choice Award. There are lots of choices from Thai and Mexican dishes to lobster and everything in between, including desserts. Costs run from $3 to $18, with many entrees averaging between $6 and $8. There will be a special childrens area and live music. Admission is $2. The mall is at 1801 N. U.S. 19, Crystal River. A portion of proceeds benefit Citrus County Fallen Heroes Monument.Garden club to offer free Christmas floral workshopHomosassa River Garden Club will offer a free Christmas floral workshop from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, at the Homosassa Public Library. Participants should bring a large old towel to protect the work space, a clean empty tuna can, scissors/clippers and small seasonal decorations to personalize your design. The garden club will provide a container, fresh greens such as holly and pine, miniature carnations and wet foam. All are welcome to listen and learn or bring supplies and create a small holiday arrangement to take home. Visit the clubs website for information about meetings, events and projects at HomosossaRiverGardenClub.word press.com. Writing workshop to be offered at studio SaturdayA seminar workshop on creative writing will be presented by Claudine Dervaes at the Scrap and Stamp Art Studio in Crystal River Mall at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. The one-hour workshop will introduce ways to make your writings pop and appeal to readers. Writing exercises and techniques will be covered in detail. Dervaes, owner of Solitaire Publishing, has been an author-publisher for 31 years. In addition to publishing 18 books for travel education, she writes the Travel Talk column for several Florida newspapers and has taught courses at several community colleges. The workshop cost is $15, and includes handouts. Registration is required and seating is limited. Call Vicki at Scrap and Stamp at 352-795-0317. This workshop is one of series that includes writing memoirs and other topics. Conservation group slates meeting in DunnellonRainbow River Conservation Inc. will have its annual meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Rainbow Rivers Club in Dunnellon. The featured speaker will be Dr. Robert Knight, president of the Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute and adjunct professor of environmental engineering sciences at the University of Florida. Knights topic will be the Rainbow Springs Restoration Action Plan, where he will address the effects of nitrate pollution and water withdrawals in the aquifer which feeds the Rainbow springs and river. His discussion will include steps that must be taken in order to protect and preserve the Rainbow River and its environment. The public is welcome. Refreshments will be served. For more information, visit www.rainbowriver conservation.org. Special to the ChronicleThe Citrus County Board of County Commissioners proclaimed the week before Thanksgiving as National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. The Mid Florida Homeless Coalition and its partners encourage all people to learn about the causes and to encourage support of food pantries and homeless assistance service providers, as well as community service opportunities for students and school service organizations. From left are: Commissioner Scott Adams; Elaine Bakle, Daystar Life Center; Deputy Michelle Tewell; Commissioner Joe Meek; Barbara Wheeler, Mid Florida Homeless Coalition; Commissioner Dennis Damato; Mike Awe, Sanctuary Mission; Commissioner Rebecca Bays; Stacey ORourke-Devereux; Commissioner John JJ Kenney; Heidi Blanchette, Citrus County Housing; and DuWayne Sipper, The Path of Citrus County. Hunger, homelessness awareness Special to the ChronicleBeverly Gentry of the Fort Cooper Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will speak at the Saturday meeting of the First Florida Chapter of the Historical Novel Society. SANDRA MARRAFFINO /Special to the ChronicleA sandhill crane family goes for a swim on the Rainbow River.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER3, 2013 C7CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEENTERTAINMENT PHILLIPALDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn.Hosea Ballou, a clergyman and theological writer who died in 1852, said, Education commences at the mothers knee, and every word spoken within the hearing of little children tends towards the formation of character. We bridge players were all weaned on our mothers or grandmothers knee to count losers in a suit contract. If she was a taskmaster, she would have told us also to count winners. Sometimes, the right direction is clearer when we check winners. In this deal, for example, South is in four spades. West cashes two top diamonds, then shifts to the heart king. How should declarer proceed? Norths redouble promised at least 10 points and denied four or more spades. East, with a definite preference among the unbid suits, was allowed to advance with two diamonds, even holding no points. From the logic of the auction, his hand had to be weak. Then, when North rebid three spades, South bid game, hoping for the best. Declarer has four losers: two hearts and two diamonds. He has only seven top tricks: five spades, one heart and one club. To make his contract, he must win four club tricks. But that might require taking three club finesses. And to do that, South needs three hand entries. After taking the third trick with his heart ace, he must take an immediate club finesse there is no time to lose. When the finesse wins, declarer cashes dummys spade queen, plays a spade to his king, and takes a second club finesse. After a spade to the ace, South takes the third club finesse and claims. 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On my most recent birthday, Jane took my husband and me to our favorite restaurant. Jane also invited Alice, who lives in a rental on our property. (Susan lives in another state.) Alice posted on Facebook what a nice dinner we had. The next morning, Susan called Alice at 4 a.m., screaming, Why didnt you invite John? She then proceeded to call me and scream. I was shocked. I sent her an email later and asked why she was so upset. I love John, but he has made a mess of his life. He is a bully and has had confrontations with everyone in the family. We recently found out that John molested Alice when she was 5 years old. Alice is cordial when she is forced to be around him, but John has never admitted or apologized for his actions. My older kids are not terribly reliable. We named Jane executor of our estate because Susan is a heavy pot smoker and quick-tempered, and John cannot be trusted. It breaks my heart, but thats the way it is. Susan hasnt spoken to me in months. I now believe she and John have always been jealous of my younger daughters. Even though my husband raised them all, Susan has said hurtful things about him. She also says I never wanted her. This is completely untrue. I pine for Susan every day, but I refuse to phone her because of the awful things she says to me. My husband says we only have a few years left and we should enjoy them. What do you think? Heartbroken Dear Heartbroken: It is not unusual for children, even grown ones, to harbor resentments and jealousies against younger siblings, particularly when those siblings are from a different marriage. While your older kids could have benefited from family counseling at the time, theres not much you can do about that now. We suggest you send Susan a letter or an email, simply saying that you love her and always will, that you are sorry for the rift, and that you hope someday her anger will pass. Meanwhile, please have Alice contact RAINN (rainn.org) at 1-800-656HOPE. Being cordial to her molester may be harder on her than you think. Dear Annie: I was taught that RSVP stands for please respond. But these days, huge organizations (often charities) send massmailed invitations to hundreds of people, some of whom have little connection to the group and may live so far away that it would be extraordinary if they attended. I always write a note sending my regrets, because this has been ingrained in me. But I also worry that the functionary who receives my note wonders, Who is this anachronism living in the past century? Do the charities really expect the non-attendees to RSVP that they will not be there, or do they merely seek a head count? Dont Want To Be Old-Fashioned Dear Dont: They want a head count, but an RSVP saying no is equally appropriate. And we are certain they appreciate (and marvel at) an actual handwritten response by someone who is well-mannered enough to send one. Bless your heart. Dear Annie: Please tell Polly Positive that she and her husband should attend a cancer support group. After my husband was diagnosed with cancer, we joined two cancer support groups. We get a lot of information from the survivors and are able to give advice to the newly diagnosed. I cant stress strongly enough how important support groups are. Big Cancer Support Group AdvocateAnnies Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to: Annies Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. To find out more visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com. ANNIES MAILBOX Bridge (Answers tomorrow) SALAD HEDGE EXCEED SAFETY Yesterdays Jumbles: Answer: His hope of winning the sprint was about to be DASHED Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon.THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAMEby David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek Unscramble these four Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form four ordinary words. RUCRY NAPST TEEQUA ROPRAL Tribune Content Agency, LLC All Rights Reserved. Jumble puzzle magazines available at pennydellpuzzles.com/jumblemags THE Ans: TUESDAY EVENING DECEMBER 3, 2013 C: Comcast, Citrus B: Bright House D/I: Comcast, Dunnellon & Inglis F: Oak Forest H: Holiday Heights C B D/I F H6:006:307:007:308:008:309:009:3010:0010:3011:0011:30 ^ (WESH) NBC 19 19 NewsNewsEntAccessThe Biggest LoserThe Voice (N) PGChicago Fire (N) NewsJay Leno # (WEDU) PBS 3 3 14 6World News Nightly Business PBS NewsHour (N) (In Stereo) The March (In Stereo) PG Lafayette: The Lost Hero (In Stereo) PG Lincoln at Gettysburg PG Secrets of the Manor House PG % (WUFT) PBS 5 5 5 41JournalBusinessPBS NewsHour (N)The March PGLafayette-LostLincoln-GettysTBAT. Smiley ( (WFLA) NBC 8 8 8 8 8NewsNightly NewsNewsChannel 8 Entertainment Ton.The Biggest Loser (N) PG The Voice The artists face elimination. 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Visa/ MCard 352-637-5469 5 PC FIREPIT O/D CONVERSATION SET 4 5 cushioned rocker chairs with 48 firepit/ice keeper table with marble-look inserts. $400 352-527-0942 Patio furniture, good quality, yellow cushions. 1 glider, 2 chairs, 1 settee, & 4 tables. $99.99 (352) 237-9378 SERVING CARTWhite PVC on wheels with shelf. $20.00 Call Ruth 352-382-1000 Wheel Chair Light weight, exc condition $65 (352) 527-1877 30 BAR STOOLS 4 green wrought iron swivel-seat bar stools with microfiber padded seat. Rarely used. $75 each or 4/$250. 352-527-0942 Barrel Chairs (2) Like new, light tan rich Brazilian leather. Elegant style and higher end. Value priced @ $375/pr (firm). In Citrus Hills Call 560-3474 6-8pm only BLANKETS 7 well made blankets in individual containers, all clean, priced between $5-$20 (352) 726-7421 Dinette Table and 4 upholstered caster chairs. Very good cond $125 (352) 860-0124 DINING ROOM SET Round Pedestal Table with 4 ladder chairs, light colored wood. 1 yr old, clean $250 (352) 746-2479 Dining Room Set 9 pc. blonde, glass top tbl, 6 uphol. chairs china cab. & server very good cond. $400. (352) 419-4265 DINNING SET White table 73x38 with 8 chairs; China closet w/ glass drs. 73 x 42 wide. Exc Cond. $650 (352) 341-3083 ENTERTAINMENT UNITwith 27 inch t.v. Good cond. $99.00 352-344-5311 Furniture Large Selection Old, New, Asian, private, moving, good prices, 352-586-9498 Kitchen Hutch cream colored, exc condition Call for Texted Pic $75 746-0183 / 422-0311 LOVE SEAT/ LIKE NEW LIGHT COLORS,MUST SELL/50.00 Linda 341-2271 (352) 563-5966www.chronicleonline.com How To Make Your Dining Room Set Disappear...Simply advertise in the Classifieds and get results quickly!640985A TABLE SOLID PECAN (cocktail)Excellent condition has removable glass tray $100. 352-621-0175 2 MADAME ALEXANDER 18 DOLLS New in orig. boxes. 1 brunette, 1 blonde. Orig $50;$20 each. Call 527-2598. 5 new Rose Splendor Barbie Dolls +. 4 Caucasian, 1 African/Amer. orig $50/ now $20 each. (352) 527-2598. DISNEYPRINT FLATTERY-cert.#838 of 2000 size 18by 24-$100.00.more info call 352-527-9982 DOLLCARRYING CASES New. Great for MadameAlexander dolls or others. $8 each. Call (352) 527-2598. INTIME FOR GIFT-GIVING new DISNEYTinkerbell Watch in box pink $10. Call (352) 527-2598. NEW COLLECTIBLE WATCH Snoopy Save the Planet. Lg. face, suede-like band, in box $10. (352) 527-2598. WEDGEWOOD Lavender-on-Cream grapevine dishes never used $30 352-270-3527 Almond Appliances Side by side Refrigerator Electric Coil Range/ Dish Washer, Washer & Dryer Priced as a package $800 (352) 270-4087 APPLIANCES like new washers/dryers, stoves, fridges 30 day warranty trade-ins, 352-302-3030 Dishwasher Elite Whirlpool, Blk front, like new.All cycles & manuals. $280. Call Walter (352) 527-3552 REFRIGERATOR whirlpool 25 cubic ft. 2 door side by side. Water and ice maker. excellent condition.only 5 years old. asking $300.00 352-419-6108 SMITTYSAPPLIANCE REPAIR.Also W anted Dead or Alive W ashers & Dryers. FREE PICK UP! 352-564-8179 STOVE, 30 electric, white clean, works good. $125. Homosassa (678) 617-5560 or 352-628-3258 Washer & Dryer white, Good Cond. $100 ea Call Homosassa (678) 617-5560 or 352-628-3258 WASHERAND DRYER $295.00 Reliable,Clean, Like New, Excellent Working Cond, 60 day Guar.Free Delivery/Set up. 352 263-7398 DUDLEYS AUCTION SIX AUCTIONS ++ Personal Property & REAL ESTATE++ 12 5 Estate Adven tur e Auction 4000 US 41S @ hall (out) 3pm, (in) 6pm **Two auctions in one day!** Several estates-quality items-furniture-tools -Holiday gifts & decorations. 12 6 On Site Real Estate Home & Contents Auction 9am 21 S Jackson St Beverly Hills Fl 3/1.5 Home, 2 carports & 2 sheds +furniture, mower, tools++ 12 6 Black Diamond Golf Course ABSO LUTE Lot 1:00pm 3101 W Ber muda Dunes Lecanto 34461 #18 Fairway 124x201x 35x 140. 12 6 Inver ness Real Estate Home Auc tion 3:00pm 6065 E Penr ose St Inver ness, Fl 34452 2/2-1794 sq ft. neighborhood home ESTATE HOME MUST SELL! 12 7 On Site Estate Contents Auction 10am, 303 Camilla Inver ness Entire house & Garage contents full 12 10 On Site Estate Contents Auction: 9am 9615 E Oak Ct Floral City 34436 years of accumulations garage & house +sm boat ********************** Call for info 352-637-9588 Dudleys Auctions 4000 S Florida (US41S) Inverness Ab1667 10%bp cash/ck. Maine-ly Real Estate #381384 DENTAL RECEPTIONIST & SURGICAL ASSISTPart time or Full time For High Quality Oral Surgery Office. Springhill/Lecanto Experience a must. Email Resume To: maryamoli@ yahoo.com MEDICAL RECEPTIONISTBusy medical office looking for exp. receptionist. Must be familiar with billing & able to multi task. Fax resume to: 352-746-5784 SURGICAL ASSISTANTEFFICIENT & DETAILORIENTED? CHECK THIS OUT! Progressive Oral Surgery Practice looking to add F/Texperience surgical assistant. Benefits incl. health insurance & pension Mail resume to: 6129 W. Corporate Oaks Dr. Crystal River, FL. 34429 Ultrasound Tech For OB Dr Ofc FT/PT Fax Resume: 352-794-0877 Veterinary Hosp.In Hososassa looking for exp. team members. FT positions open with benefits. Receptionist, Assistant, Veterinary Technician needed. Must be exp. & reliable.To Apply email:mhosp@ tampabay.rr .com Sous ChefNeeded for casual upscale Country Club. Culinary skills and kitchenmanagement exp necessary. Send resume to: careers @citrushills.com SERVICE PLUMBERSMust have drivers license. Apply at 4079 S Ohio Ave Homosassa Experienced ClimberMust Pass Drug Test, serious inquires only GriffinsTree Care Joe 352-249-6495 TOWER HANDStarting at $10.00/Hr Bldg. Communication Towers. Travel, Good Pay & Benefits. OT, 352-694-8017 Mon.-Fri. MEDICAL OFFICE TRAINEES NEEDED!Train to become a Medical Office Assistant. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Online training gets you Job readyASAP. HS Diploma/GED & PC/Internet needed! (888)528-5547 SPRING HILLCLASSES LAST CLASSOF 2013 COSMETOLOGY December 16TH DAY & NIGHT SCHOOLFULL TIME & P AR TTIME BENESInternational School of Beauty www .benes.edu (727) 848-8415 (352) 263-2744ST A TE APPROVED FOR V A TRAINING Mans Prescription Sunglasses found in parking lot of Citrus Medical Assoc. please call w/description (352) 726-1770 FREE REMOVAL Would like to thank all of Citrus County for your patronage in 2013. I will be fully operational again starting Jan 6,2014. I want to wish you all a safe & joyous holiday season. See you in 2014 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 FL. JUMBO SHRIMP Fresh15ct @ $5.00lb, Stone Crab@$6.00lb delivered 352 897 5001 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 HIRING EXPERIENCEDCT TECH MRI TECH Needed for busy Radiology Dept in a multi-speciality clinic. email resume hr@ cmc fl.com Todays New Ads LECANTOSaturday 8a-2p 1048 N Crause Pt $$ CASH PAID $$FOR JUNK VEHICLES 352-634-5389 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 FREE REMOV AL Appliances-Gas/Elec. AC Units, BBQ Grills, Lawn Tractors & Riding Mowers 352-270-4087 Taurus MetalRecycling Best Prices for your cars or trucks also biggest U-Pull-It with thousands of vehicles offering lowest price for parts 352-637-2100 Free Firewood You Pk up (352) 628-5168 HORSE MANURE Lecanto area near landfill. Bring Shovel, Truck load avail., Help Yourself. 352-697-5252 Shih Tzu 18 months, good lap dog, trained, very loving, cannot keep and needs good home (847) 894-0401 SLEEP SOFA exc. condition you pick-up (352) 527-6614 TELEVISION50 Inch Sony TV, needs projection bulb 352-476-0388 ALWAYS FRESH CITRUS HARRISON GROVE FLORAL CITY (352) 726-1154 FL. JUMBO SHRIMP Fresh15ct @ $5.00lb, Stone Crab@$6.00lb delivered352-897-5001 FRESH CITRUS @BELLAMY GROVELocated 1.5 mi. E. on Eden Dr. from hwy 41 mustard/collard greens,squash, more GIFT SHIPPING 8:30a-5p Closed Sun. 352-726-6378 Adult Cat. Orange striped w/ freckles. Ans wers to Tobias. Lost on 11/28 Brandywine & Cardinal in Lecanto 628-0789 Lost Chihuahua, male, golden brown, Name Taco Mini Farms Area REWARD (352) 489-1436 Big Male Yellow and white Tom Cat. Found between Homosassa Trl & Pine Ridge (352) 795-7046 Found in Howards Flea market. Small Female dog black with tan legs & eyebrows (352) 593-6857 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 Todays New Ads 2BR/1BA with FL room & attached Laundry rm. w/ washer& dryer. Comp Furn-Ready to move in. 352-726-0124 9 x 5 TRAILER $600(352) 746-7357 CHEVY2000 Camaro, runs good, stick shift, $900. obo (352) 212-9429 DINING ROOM SET Round Pedestal Table with 4 ladder chairs, light colored wood. 1 yr old, clean $250 (352) 746-2479 Dishwasher Elite Whirlpool, Blk front, like new.All cycles & manuals. $280. Call Walter (352) 527-3552 DODGE, Ram 1500 auto, AC, reese hitch new tran,130K mi, dpndble $2,900.352-563-0615 FORD2000 F250/Excurs 4 Alum 16 rims good $200, new Pirelli 265/75/16 $130, new General 235/85/16 $110 352-341-2962 Furniture Large Selection Old, New, Asian, private, moving, good prices, 352-586-9498 Honda CBR 1000 RR V ery low miles garage kept,Adult Owner, $4900 (352) 257-8850 Kitchen Hutch cream colored, exc condition Call for Texted Pic $75 746-0183 / 422-0311 Stationary Recumbent Bicycle, Pro-form XP440. Sold new for $399. 1 yr. old. sell $150. ext. warranty obo (352) 560-7477 Transportation and/or Asst. with shopping, errands, appt., & airport runs. Lic/Ins. w/ refs. (352) 613-0078 TWIN BEDS 2 twin-beds w/nice headboards and box springs, bed linens and pillows. Also a dresser.All for $300. Call 352-513-4516; may be seen at Terra Vista. Washer & Dryer white, Good Cond. $100 ea Call Homosassa (678) 617-5560 or 352-628-3258
C10TUESDAY,DECEMBER3,2013 CLASSIFIEDS CITRUSCOUNTY( FL ) CHRONICLE SWIMMMING POOLS 000GDYC GREGS MARCITE, INC. 352-746-5200LICENSED & INSURED Exposed Aggregate FREE ESTIMATES COMPLETE REMODELCPC1458160 CC#2636 Shotcrete $45/yd. Decks Tile Pavers ELECTRICAL REPAIR 352-621-1248Thomas Electric, LLC Residential/Commercial ServiceGenerac Centurion Guardian Generators Factory Authorized Technicians ER0015377 000GEBG Stand Alone Generator 000GR866575 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy. Crystal River, FLELECTRICAL Lighting Fixtures Fans Ballast New Outlets Panel Upgrades 24 Hours a Day 7 Days a WeekIndependently owned & operated. Lic #EC13003381 insured &bonded Generators Install, Service & Repair Whole House Surge ProtectorsSAME DAY SERVICEat no extra cost 352-364-4610 000GRQW ROOFINGAAA ROOFINGCall the LeakbustersLic./Ins. CCC057537Free Written Estimate Crystal River563-0411Inverness726-8917 www.aaaroofingfl.homestead.com $100 OFFAny Re-RoofMust present coupon at time contract is signed 000GRXPwww.eliteroofing-inc.com713 N.E. 5th St. Crystal River, FL 34429(352) 639-1024LICENSED & INSURED ROOFING Excellence in Roofing Quality Honesty Reasonable Prices $100 OFF ANY REROOFNot to be combined with any other offer. Exp. 12/13/13LIC#CC1327656 Licensed & Insured352-400-3188YOUR INTERLOCKING BRICK PAVER SPECIALIST Often imitated, never duplicated IS IT TIME TO REFINISH YOUR POOL? POOLS AND PA VERSAdd an artistic touch to your existing yard or pool or plan something completely new! QUALITY WORK ATA FAIR PRICE!COPESPOOL AND PAVER LLC000GSS7 Copes Pool & Pavers OneDayBathRemodeling In Just One Day,WewillInstallABeautifulNewBathtub orShowerRightOverYourOldOne!!! Tub to Shower Conversions Too!!!Visit our Ocala Showroom or call1-352-624-8827ForaFREEIn-HomeEstimate!BATHFITTER.COM BATH REMODELINGBATHFITTER000GT76 DONT LET YOUR DRYER START A FIRE! DRYER VENT CLEANING Call1-352-566-6615Dr. Vent1-855-4DR-VENTLocally Owned 15+ Yrs. Lic./ins., Bonded $39Flat Rate No Hidden Costs000GTDI PAINTING 352-465-6631 Ferraros PaintingInterior & Exterior PressureWashing FREE ESTIMATES Repaint Specialist000GAEA CLEANING KNOCK OUT CLEANING SERVICELicensed, Insured, Workers Comp. Pressure Washing Too352-942-6876Call Today for a Clean Tomorrow000GOP8RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, VACATION RENTALS & CONSTRUCTION CLEAN-UP HANDYMAN 000GT AGRons Aff o r dable Handyman Services All Home Repairs Small Carpentry Fencing Screening Clean Dryer VentsAffordable & DependableExperience lifelongLicensed & Insured Lic.#37761352-344-0905cell: 400-1722 000GQTF WINDOW CLEANING Window Cleaning Window Tinting Pressure Washing Gutter CleaningFREE ESTIMATES352-503-8465Bonded & Insuredwww.windowgenie.com/springhill All Tractor & Tree Work Land Cleared, Hauling 1 time Cleanup, Driveways (352) 302-6955 Bruce Onoday & Son Free Estimates Trim & Removal 352-637-6641 Lic/Ins D & R TREE SERVICE Lawn & Landscape Specialist. Lic. & Ins. Free Est. 352-302-5641 All Major Credit Cards DOUBLE JTree Service Stump Grinding, bulk mulch, lic/ins 302-8852 Lawncare-N-More Friendly Family Services for over 21 yrs. 352-726-9570 R WRIGHT TREE Service Tree Removal & Trimming. Ins. & Lic.# 0256879 352-341-6827 RON ROBBINS Tree Service Trim, Shape & Remve, Lic/Ins. Free est. 352-628-2825 StumpGrinding cheap avg cost $25-18stump volume disc. over 5 call Rich 352-586-7178 Painting & Wallpaper Removal, Husband & Wife Team. Excel Ref. Free Est. 352-726-4135 344-2556, Richard Water Pump Service & Repairs-all makes & models. Call anytime! Carols Airport T ransport 352-746-7595 TREE REMOVAL & STUMP GRINDING Trim/Tree Removal, 55ft. Bucket Truck 352-344-2696 Lic/ins. ATREE SURGEON Lic. & Ins. Lowest Rates Free est. (352)860-1452 Your world firstemployment Classifieds ww.chronicleonline.com Need a job or a qualified employee? This areas #1 employment source! ELITE ROOFING Excellence in Roofing! EliteRoofing Inc.com Lic# Ccc1327656 /Ins. ***352-639-1024*** MACS MOBILE R V REP AIR & MAINT RVTC Certified Tech 352-613-0113, Lic/Ins. MACS MOBILE R V REP AIR & MAINT RVTC Certified Tech 352-613-0113, Lic/Ins. NA TURE COAST R V R V service, parts, sales Mobile Repair/Maint. 352-795-7820, Lic/Ins. Attention Consumers!Please make sure you are using a licensed and insured service professional. Many service advertisers are required by state law to include their state license number in all advertisements. If you dont see a license number in the ad, you should inquire about it and be suspicious that you may be contacting an unlicensed business. The Citrus County Chronicle wants to ensure that our ads meet the requirements of the law. Beware of any service advertiser that can not provide proof that they are licensed to do business. For questions about business licensing, please call your city or county government offices. INTERIOR/EXTERIOR & ODD JOBS. 30 yrs J. Hupchick Lic./Ins. (352) 726-9998 Lawncare-N-More Friendly Family Services for over 21 yrs. 352-726-9570 Painting & Wallpaper Removal, Husband & Wife Team. Excel Ref. Free Est. 352-726-4135 GREGS MARCITE Florida Gem, Diamond Brite Marcite, FREE EST. 746-5200 Lic.#C2636 CALLSTELLAR BLUE All Int./ Ext. Painting Needs. Lic. & Ins. FREE EST. (352) 586-2996 Lawncare-N-More Friendly Family Services for over 21 yrs. 352-726-9570 All phases of T ile Handicap Showers, Safety Bars, Flrs. 422-2019 Lic. #2713 Floors /walls. Tubs to shower conv. No job too big or small. Ph: 352-613-TILE /lic# 2441 All Tractor & Tree Work Land Cleared, Hauling 1 time Cleanup, Driveways (352) 302-6955 AllAROUND TRACTORLandclearing, Hauling Site Prep, Driveways Lic/Ins 352-795-5755 CURBAPPEAL Yardscape, Curbing, Flocrete. River Rock Reseals & Repairs. Lic. (352) 364-2120 D & R TREE SERVICE Lawn & Landscape Specialist. Lic. & Ins. Free Est. 352-302-5641 All Major Credit Cards 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 A-1 Hauling, Cleanups, garage clean outs, trash, furniture & misc. Mark (352) 287-0767 JEFFS CLEANUP/HAULING Clean outs/ Dump Runs Brush Removal Lic. 352-584-5374 Lawncare-N-More Friendly Family Services f or over 21 yrs. 352-726-9570 CALLSTELLAR BLUE All Int./ Ext. Painting Needs. Lic. & Ins. FREE EST. (352) 586-2996 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 Kats Kritter Kare & Kastle Kleaner, Pet Sitting & House Cleaning (352) 270-4672 Your world first.Every Dayvautomotive Classifieds #1A+TECHNOLOGIES All Home Repairs. All TVs Installed lic#5863 352-746-3777 ANDREW JOEHL HANDYMAN. Gen. Maint/Repairs Pressure Cleaning. 0256271 352-465-9201 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 Lawncare-N-More Friendly Family Services for over 21 yrs. 352-726-9570 M & W INTERIORS Handyman services, int & ext maintenance & repairs. Northern quality, Southern prices. (352)537-4144 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 12/31/13 Lic# CAC1817447 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 #1A+TECHNOLOGIES All Home Repairs. All TVs Installed lic#5863 352-746-3777 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 Install, restretch, repair Clean, Sales, Vinyl Carpet, Laminent, Lic. #4857 Mitch, 201-2245 SMITTYSAPPLIANCE 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 Retired Lady with 30+ years Homecare exp. Help w/ personal care companship Dee Dee, 352-249-4429 Transportation and/or Asst. with shopping, errands, appt., & airport runs. Lic/Ins. w/ refs. (352) 613-0078 JEFFS CLEANUP/HAULING Clean outs/ Dump Runs Brush Removal. Lic. 352-584-5374 Diestler Computer New & Used systems repairs. Visa/ MCard 352-637-5469 BIANCHI CONCRETE INC.COM Lic/Ins #2579352-257-0078 CURBAPPEAL Yardscape, Curbing, Flocrete. River Rock Reseals & Repairs. Lic. (352) 364-2120 ROBS MASONRY & CONCRETE Driveways tear outs, tractor work, Lic. #1476, 726-6554 000GT1M Need a JOB?#1 Employment source iswww.chronicleonline.com Classifieds 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 PUBLISHERS NOTICE:All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis.To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. UNIQUE & HISTORIC Homes, Commercial Waterfront & Land Small Town Country Lifestyle OUR SPECIALTY SINCE 1989LET US FIND YOUAVIEW TO LOVEwww. crosslandrealty.com(352) 726-6644Crossland Realty Inc. 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 HOMOSASSA1/1Apt. $435. mo. 1st & sec. 352-212-4981 INVERNESSFurn., Incl.: elec., lawn water, cable, garb $650/mo 352-726-5757 CRYSTAL RIVER3/2Clean, $800. mo. 352-795-6299 352-364-2073 HOMOSASSA2/1CHA,No pets $550. mo., 1st + sec (352) 628-4210 INVERNESS2 bedroom. 2 bath. Fenced yard, new flooring, family room, great location, pets ok $725 monthly 845-313-3992 INVERNESS3/2/1, sunroom, fenced yard, appd pet with addl fee, $775/mo sec & 1st. 352-697-2195 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. 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 2BR/1BA with FL room & attached Laundry rm. w/ washer& dryer. Comp Furn-Ready to move in. 352-726-0124 FLORALCITY 12x56 Mobile, Furnished 2 BR, 1BA, Fireplace, in Adult Park Lg shed Reduced price $7,400 Lot Rent $165 mo.352-287-3729 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 Palm Harbor Homes 4/2 Stock Sequoia 2,200 sq ft $12K OFF! Starting at $499/month 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 orYear 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for photos or 989-539-3696 for appointment. 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 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 Tweet Tweet Tweet Follow the Chronicle on www.twitter.com/ citruschroniclenews as it happens right at your finger tips New Puppy? Consider a gift certificate for a Puppy How 2 Class? 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C12TUESDAY,DECEMBER3,2013 CLASSIFIEDS CITRUSCOUNTY( FL ) CHRONICLE 558-1203 TUCRN Fictitious Name Notice PUBLIC NOTICE Notice under Fictitious Name Law, pursuant to Section 865-09, Florida Statutes. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the undersigned, desiring to Corporations, Tallahassee, Florida. DATED at Inverness, this 29th day of December, 2013. /s/ Teresa Roberts, Owner. Published one (1) time in the Citrus County Chronicle. December 3, 2013. engage in business under the fictitious name of Needful Things located at 1919 NW HWY 19, Crystal River, FL., 34429 in the County of Citrus, intends to register said name with Florida Department of State, Division of 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. 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. 545-1203 THCRN Boose, Randy Lynn 2013-CP-000524 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIALCIRCUIT INAND 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 wasAugust 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 ApopkaAvenue, 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 AFTERTHETIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYSAFTERTHE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOFTHIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTERTHE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTSO FILED WITHIN THETIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDINGTHETIME PERIODS SETFORTHABOVE,ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTERTHE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is 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, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org 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 INAND 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 ApopkaAvenue, 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 AFTERTHETIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYSAFTERTHE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOFTHIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTERTHE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTSO FILED WITHIN THETIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDINGTHETIME PERIODS SETFORTHABOVE,ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTERTHE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is 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, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org 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 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: email@example.com 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 COUNTYIN 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 ApopkaAvenue, 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) DAYSAFTER 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 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 DEANAND DEAN, L.L.P. BY:/s/ Susan E. Dean, Esquire, Florida Bar No.: 746827 DEANAND DEAN, L.L.P., Attorney for Personal Representative 230 Northeast 25th Avenue, Ocala, FL34470, 352-368-2800, firstname.lastname@example.org Published in the CITRUS COUNTYCHRONICLE November 26 & December 3, 2013. 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: email@example.com Published in the Citrus County Chronicle, November 26 & December 3, 2013. 553-1203 TUCRN Kelley, Betty Jean2013-CP-366 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2013-CP-366 IN RE: ESTATE OF BETTY JEAN KELLEY Deceased, NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Betty Jean Kelley, deceased, whose date of death was May 17, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and 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/ Betty Lynne Marie Kelley 21203 Ned Drive, Ashburn Virginia 20148 Attorney for Personal Representative: John A. Nelson, Florida Bar Number: 0727032, Slaymaker and Nelson, P.A., 2218 Highway 44 West, Inverness, FL 34453, Phone 352-726-6129 Fax: (352) 726-0223, firstname.lastname@example.org, Secondary: email@example.com Published in the Citrus County Chronicle, November 26, 27 & December 3, 2013. 554-1210 TUCRN SmIth, Lawrence David2013-CP-258 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2013-CP-258 IN RE: ESTATE OF LAWRENCE DAVID SMITH A/KA LAWRENCE D. SMITH A/K/A LARRY DAVID SMITH Deceased, NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of LAWRENCE DAVID SMITH, A/KA LAWRENCE D. SMITH A/K/A LARRY DAVID SMITH, deceased, whose date of death was January 18, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and 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 December 3, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/Marshall Keith Smith a/k/a Keith Marshell Smith 275 South Rooks Avenue Inverness, Florida 34453 Attorney for Personal Representative: John A. Nelson, Florida Bar Number: 0727032, Slaymaker and Nelson, P.A., 2218 Highway 44 West, Inverness, FL 34453, Phone 352-726-6129 Fax: (352) 726-0223, firstname.lastname@example.org, Secondary: email@example.com Published in the Citrus County Chronicle, December 3 & 10, 2013. 555-1210 TUCRN Felton, Jeffrey 2013-CP-643 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2013 CP 643 IN RE: ESTATE OF JEFFREY FELTON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JEFFREY FELTON, deceased, whose date of death was August 26, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division; the address of which is 110 N 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 ON OR BEFORE 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 December 3, 2013.. Personal Representative: /S/ Patricia M. Felton 1847 N Eagle Chase Drive, Hernando, Florida 34442 556-1210 TUCRN Schumacher, Shirley2013-CP-630 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2013-CP-630 IN RE: ESTATE OF SHIRLEY A. SCHUMACHER Deceased, NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of SHIRLEY A. SCHUMACHER, deceased, whose date of death was September 2, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and 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 December 3, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/Shirley a. Kelch 300 Franklin Avenue, Frankfort, Illinois 60423 Attorney for Personal Representative: Thomas E. Slaymaker, Florida Bar Number: 398535, Slaymaker and Nelson, P.A., 2218 Highway 44 West, Inverness, FL 34453, Phone 352-726-6129 Fax: (352) 726-0223, firstname.lastname@example.org, Secondary: email@example.com Published in the Citrus County Chronicle, December 3 & 10, 2013. 557-1210 TUCRN Dinoff, Mary T.2013-CP-581 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2013-CP-581 IN RE: ESTATE OF MARY T. DINOFF Deceased, NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MARY T. DINOFF, deceased, whose date of death was August 22, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and 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 December 3, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Peter J. Dinoff 6135 East Quincy Street Inverness, Florida 34452 Attorney for Personal Representative: Thomas E. Slaymaker, Florida Bar Number: 398535, Slaymaker and Nelson, P.A., 2218 Highway 44 West, Inverness, FL 34453, Phone 352-726-6129 Fax: (352) 726-0223, firstname.lastname@example.org, Secondary: email@example.com Published in the Citrus County Chronicle, December 3 & 10, 2013. Attorney for Personal Representative: John S. Clardy III, Florida Bar No. 123129 Clardy Law Firm PA, PO Box 2410, Crystal River, FL 34423-2410 Published in the Citrus County Chronice December 3 & 10, 2013. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org, Secondary E-Mail: email@example.com Published in the Citrus County Chronicle, November 26 & December 3, 2013. DODGE, Ram 1500 auto, AC, reese hitch new tran,130K mi, dpndble $2,900.352-563-0615 Liquidation SaleLay Away Until Taxes RENT-BUY-SELL CAR-TRUCK-BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 TOYOTA Tacoma, 4 cyl., A/T cap, 80k mi. exc cond $8,300. 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