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DECEMBER 17, 2013Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best CommunityVOL. 119 ISSUE 132 50 CITRUS COUNTYCounty clash: Visiting Lecanto hands Pirates loss /B1 www.chronicleonline.com HIGH70LOW38A cold morning, then sunny and milder.PAGE A4TODAY& next morning TUESDAY INDEX Classifieds . . . .C9 Comics . . . . .C8 Crossword . . . .C7 Community . . . .C6 Editorial . . . .A12 Entertainment . . .A4 Horoscope . . . .A4 Lottery Numbers . .B3 Lottery Payouts . .B3 Movies . . . . . .C8 Obituaries . . . .A6 TV Listings . . . .C7 Officials to HCA: Keep hospital in Citrus Bob Collinshospital foundation member. MIKEWRIGHT Staff writerINVERNESS Citrus Memorial hospital officials worked well into the night Monday narrowing the details of an agreement with Hospital Corporation of America. Members of the Citrus County Hospital Board and Citrus Memorial Health Foundation board spent two hours discussing three of 30 points that will comprise a letter of intent with HCA. The first point brought the most attention. Both groups were adamant that HCA commit to keeping a functional hospital in Citrus County for the length of the 50-year lease. HCA has committed only to keeping the hospital in Inverness for 15 years. CCHB transaction consultant Trey Crabb and attorney Ashby Burks said HCA would not go longer than that. I think that will be their best offer, Crabb said. HCA, in answering the request for proposals in June, said it would keep Citrus Memorial in Inverness if the hospital were sold. Unlike the legal issues that divide the two boards, members were generally unified in holding HCA to a full-lease commitment in Citrus County. Its unsettling to think 15 years when we asked for the term of the lease, foundation chairwoman Sandy Chadwick said. Foundation member Bob Collins and CCHB trustee Dr. Mark Fallows, however, said HCA should be given the leeway to make business decisions it deems fit. They want this market now. Theyll want this market 15 to 20 years from now, Fallows said. HCA is offering $140 million up front for a 50-year lease. The company also has pledged about $45 million in capital improvements the first five years. MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleAt 26, Scott Chmura is embarking on a dream military career as a drummer in the Army. The former drummer for Mighty Mongo said drumming has been his passion ever since he picked up a set of drumsticks at age 7 and kept a steady beat accompanying his dad on guitar. In 2005, he and some high school friends started the band Carnival Arrest, with their eyes on making it big as musicians. By 2007 he had moved to Los Angeles to study music at the Musicians Institute. While there he played with Katy Perry, The Offspring and even Stevie Wonder and John Mayer at a House Full of Toys benefit concert at the Nokia Theater. He had gone to find a career as a drummer, but reality smacked him in the face and he realized stardom, or even steady work as a musician, was rare in a saturated industry. However, while there he met an Army band guy who told him about careers in the Army for talented musicians. Chmura filed that info away, returned to Florida and started a new band, Mighty Mongo. He also taught drumming, worked as a substitute teacher, worked with his dad at his plumbing business and went to school. As a band, Mighty Mongo had a degree of success, including a gig with the Warped Tour for two summers and playing regularly in clubs around Florida. But it wasnt what Chmura wanted for the rest of his life, and recently he said goodbye to Mighty Mongo. Now 26, Chmura has a new drumming gig a career in the Army. He leaves for basic training Dec. 29. When I was in Los Angeles, the Army guy told me and my roommate Drummer starts new year with new career as a military musician Scott Chmura keeps his drumsticks in a Go Army backpack. Hes wanted to join the military for about five years and recently auditioned and was accepted as a drummer. A.B. SIDIBE Staff writerCRYSTAL RIVER Plans for an aquarium at the mall are on the fast track and the ideas originator, Art Jones, is planning an open house/community brainstorming session as early as next month. After that, Jones hopes to begin work on the first phase of the project and have it open to the public sometime in February or March. The open house will be a before look at the space and to hear from the community some design ideas, Jones said. I want the community to be involved in this and we will be looking for volunteers to help us in any way they can, he said. Jones wants to use the soonto-be-vacant Belk store at the Crystal River Mall to launch an aquarium that would showcase and teach residents and tourists about marine life in Kings Bay and the Nature Coast, with its rivers and inland lakes. Everything is interconnected, and the more educational opportunities people have, the more they will learn and a lot of pollution can be stopped at its source, he said. Belk will be vacating the 62,000-square-foot space Jan. 1. Jones wants to marry his efforts cleaning up noxious algae called Lyngbya with the aquarium venture a nonprofit/ business partnership model. He expects 10 percent of ticket sales from the venture to go his One Rake at a Time project, which with its army of volunteers has been removing dark-colored Lyngbya from the Project would turn mall space into an aquarium Real estate prices level off NANCYKENNEDY Staff writerINVERNESS Ten years ago, Scott Chmura was a 16-yearold kid with wild, bleached-blond hair playing drums with Citrus High Schools BREEZ and also the schools swing band. Foreclosures still a problemPATFAHERTY Staff writerCitrus County is averaging about 115 foreclosures a month. That pace is behind 2012, but has picked up in the fourth quarter. Despite those numbers and a lingering inventory of foreclosed homes, local real estate prices are hitting a realistic level. Current figures from the Citrus County Clerk of Court and Comptrollers Office show 1,269 notices of pending foreclosures filed from Jan. 1 through Dec. 16. The county was averaging about 95 foreclosures filed monthly through August. There were 1,562 foreclosures filed in 2012, an average of about 130 a month. The latest figures show the county closely following the state trend in foreclosure decline from last year. According to figures from RealtyTrac, reported by Florida Realtors, the number was down 23 percent from 2012. The countys top year for foreclosures was 2009, with 2,001 cases filed. The high numbers have given the county what Landmark Realty owner Linda Bega once described as a lingering foreclosure inventory. And Citrus County currently has a court backlog of 592 foreclosures, which could eventually join the existing housing inventory. According to Zillow, an online real estate marketplace and information service, Citrus County has about 660 homes, which have been repossessed by banks or other lenders, that have not yet hit the market. The service also list 560 homes in the county that are either in default or scheduled for auction. It shows 93 foreclosed homes currently on the active market. Zillow spokeswoman Jill Simmons said their numbers come from various county government agencies, court actions and default notices. Our purpose is to provide consumers with real estate information, she said. The more See AQUARIUM/ Page A2 The Department of En vironmental Protection awards the One Rake at a Time project a $100,000 grant./Page A3 Phase 1 could open in February See DRUM/ Page A5 See HOMES/ Page A2 See CMHPage A8
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Events are being planned to help raise money to build the aquarium at the new Crystal River band shell (at Kings Bay Park). Music and talent shows at the band shell in the spring on Sunday afternoons to help raise money for the One Rake at a Time project are on the drawing board now, he said. Volunteers are needed to help organize an aquarium logo contest and the naming of the site. Those interested in working for the aquarium and One Rake projects or offering ideas about the name of the site and logo design can contact Jones at 727642-7659, or email MrAWJones@aol.com.Contact Chronicle reporter A.B. Sidibe at 352-564-2925 or asidibe@chronicle online.com. AQUARIUMContinued from Page A1 Art Joneswants to start an aquarium in the mall. information out there the better. Inventory is way down from where we were in the thick of the crises, said Realtor John Maisel. Currently its way down. He said banks are holding tighter on prices, rather than the discounting evident in previous years. He is also seeing multiple offers on some listings and opportunities for first-time buyers. In Citrus we have a vast range of property types, he said, describing the inventory. And higher priced home are selling. For where we are in the economy, he said, prices are realistic. Maisel said it has been a good year for real estate sales and he is very optimistic about 2014.Contact Chronicle reporter Pat Faherty at 352564-2924 or pfaherty@ chronicleonline.com. HOMESContinued from Page A1 Dems, GOP test pitches for state House race Associated PressCLEARWATER Once a solidly Republican bastion of Northern snowbirds and conservative retirees, this stretch of coastal beach towns and sprawling subdivisions has moved toward the political middle. Voters in this suburban St. Petersburg district backed former President George W. Bush in 2004 before narrowly supporting Barack Obama twice. Now, the death of longtime Rep. Bill Young has made Floridas 13th District the proving ground for political arguments that both Republicans and Democrats hope will resonate with moderate voters in next years midterm elections. Democrats hope to use the special election to fill Youngs seat to hammer Republicans about the government shutdown that far-right demands helped trigger. Republicans plan to blister Democrats about the disastrous rollout of Obamas health care law. The political stakes are high, giving both parties an opportunity to test messages ahead of next years midterm elections and win the right to claim momentum. Democrats want to hang onto control of the Senate and retake the House, critical steps for a Democratic president hoping to notch second-term legislative victories. Republicans, in turn, seek absolute power across Capitol Hill in hopes of stymieing Obamas final years. In a sign of the contests national importance, Democrats cleared the field for Alex Sink, Floridas former chief financial officer and the partys gubernatorial nominee in 2010. Republicans, meanwhile, are embroiled in a costly three-way primary that has split the GOP establishment and divided Youngs family. Republican David Jolly, a longtime aide to the congressman, claims Youngs death-bed endorsement, as well as the backing of his widow, Beverly. State Rep. Kathleen Peters highlights the support of Bill Young II, the late lawmakers son. Mark Bircher, a retired brigadier general in the Marine Corps Reserve, also is running. Young was first elected to Congress in 1970, representing a district whose lines were redrawn several times. He withstood changing political currents over four decades to become the longest serving Republican in the House. And he did it by cultivating a reputation as a bipartisan conciliator who used the appropriations process to land hundreds of millions of dollars in federal earmarks for the district and the state. He announced his retirement shortly before his death, seeming disillusioned by Washingtons partisan brinkmanship. It seems theres too much politics, he told the Tampa Bay Times. The candidates jockeying to succeed him are billing themselves as heirs to Youngs brand of pragmatic governing as they sound their partys national themes. Its time to fix whats broken in Washington, Jolly says in a TV ad, describing the federal health care law as a mess of broken promises. Jolly and Peters are tying Sink to the Obamacare debacle and calling for major changes to the law. Republicans see it as a potent line of criticism in a district where nearly a quarter of residents are over 64. Republicans also are distancing themselves from the government shutdown that tarnished their partys image. Jolly said he would not have sided with House Republicans earlier this year who demanded changes in the health care law in exchange for essential federal funding, though he blamed Obama for the resulting shutdown. Republicans should realize that we dont have a majority of the federal government, he said. I believe its the job of a member of Congress to fight as hard as you can, but at the end of the day, if you dont have the votes, you dont have the votes. Peters demurred on the defunding bill, but criticized Congress for not funding the government. We should have had a solution long before we hit the deadline, she said. Im focused on stopping the gridlock. We need to move forward. Our people cant wait any longer. The centrist talk is a reflection of the changing district. The younger, more racially diverse population of St. Petersburg has helped make the region swingvoting territory. Last month, the city elected a Democrat as mayor for the first time since 1975. While they largely agree on the issues, the Republicans are drawing distinctions through their professional backgrounds in the run-up to the Jan. 14 primary. Peters, a former city commissioner and mayor elected to the statehouse last year, has criticized Jolly for his work as a Washington lobbyist. Jolly, who runs a consulting firm, said his Washington experience makes him the only candidate ready to serve without a learning curve. Meanwhile, at campaign stops in senior centers and farmers markets across the district, Sink focuses on the shutdown. Once the sole Democrat in a GOP-dominated cabinet, she is billing herself as a bipartisan problem-solver who can break the Capitol gridlock. Washington is broken, she told supporters at the opening of her Clearwater campaign headquarters recently. Yes, Im a Democrat, but I also know how to work with Republicans and Democrats to figure out how to move our country forward. In a nod to the late congressmans popularity, Sink told her supporters that she wants to build on the legacy of Bill Young by working on veterans issues. Sink rarely mentions the federal health care law, instead focusing on the economy and the coastal districts ballooning flood insurance rates. In an interview, she criticized the White House for its handling of the website rollout and said she would support GOP-sponsored legislation to permit the sale of individual health coverage that falls short of requirements in the law. Im going to Congress to hold the administration accountable for rolling out a plan that works, that achieves the ultimate goal, which is access to affordable health insurance, she said. State BRIEF Fourteen hurt in bus, truck collisionPINELLAS PARK Fourteen people are being treated for minor injuries after a pickup truck crashed into a municipal bus in Pinellas Park. The crash happened Monday morning. Pinellas Park police said the bus and the truck were in the curb lane when the bus stopped to pick up and drop off passengers. The truck rear-ended the bus. Authorities said 13 of the 35 passengers on the bus and the driver of the truck were taken to the hospital. The bus driver wasnt injured. Charges are pending against the truck driver. No further details were immediately available. From wire reports Associated PressFlorida Democratic Congressional candidate Alex Sink, center, the states former chief financial officer, talks with supporters and volunteers in November during the opening of her congressional campaign office in Clearwater. Once a solidly Republican bastion of Northern snowbirds and conservative retirees, this stretch of coastal beach towns and sprawling subdivisions has moved toward the political middle. David Jollylongtime aide to Bill Young, now running for his office.
Around theCOUNTY InvernessHearing on citys blue law tonightThe regular meeting of Inverness City Council at 5:30 p.m. today will begin with a public hearing regarding the change to the blue law ordinance regulating the sale and serving of alcohol on Sunday between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. Those who wish to voice their opinion either for or against may do so before council members vote. The meeting is at the Inverness Government Center, 212 W. Main St., Inverness.Citrus County Citrus Ridge Republicans to meet The Citrus Ridge Republican Club will meet at 7p.m. Thursday, Dec.19, at the Beverly Hills Community Center, 1 Civic Circle (the end ofBeverly Hills Boulevard where the circle begins) for itsregular meeting and Christmas celebration. Call 954-803-2600 for directions. Guest speaker will be Ron Kitchen, Citrus County Commission candidate and former mayor of Crystal River. He will discuss his platform and take questions andinput from attendees. Refreshments will be served.All Republicans are welcome.Volunteer options forum set Jan. 9The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and the Nature Coast Volunteer Center will host a forum at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan.9, for people to link up with local volunteer opportunities. Opportunity Links will be at the Central Ridge Community Center, 77 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills. This is an opportunity to meet with staff and volunteer managers and learn about their programs. RSVP and the Nature Coast Volunteer Center are the engines through which more than 60 local organizations connect hundreds of volunteers to meaningful service opportunities throughout Citrus County. For information, call 352-249-1275 or email email@example.com. From staff reports STATE& LOCAL Page A3TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Chase ends in mans arrest A.B. SIDIBE Staff writerA circuitous chase, both in vehicle and on foot last Friday, led to the arrest of an Inverness man on a raft of charges. A Taser had to be used to finally subdue Nicklaus Roland Krauch, 22, of East Kent Street, according to a Citrus County Sheriffs Office report. Krauch is facing seven counts including possession of a controlled substance (Methamphetamines), resisting an officer without violence, leaving the scene of a crash and fleeing and eluding law enforcement. His bond is $11,900. About 5:30 p.m., Deputy Jeffrey Hunter responded to the scene of a crash on north Independence Avenue when he was told one of the vehicles involved in the wreck had left the scene. Hunter and other dep uties were on the lookout for a dark-colored sports car. According to the report, Hunter took a back road and headed westbound on Forest Drive. There he spotted a small dark-colored vehicle that failed to stop at a stop sign. Hunter also noticed the vehicle had damage to its front consistent with witnesses descriptions. Hunter reportedly activated his siren and followed the vehicle down Forest Drive, through a business parking lot and via a lawn to turn on Jerome Street. According to the report, the driver made repeated gestures and attempts at bailing from the vehicle until he finally did at the wood line near Norma Avenue. Krauch reportedly exited the vehicle and began running on foot, with Hunter giving chase, first with his vehicle and then on foot. Krauch reportedly went into the woods and came out in the area of Bulldog Lane and Clarise Terrace. After repeatedly commanding Krauch to stop without success, Hunter reportedly used his Taser, striking Krauch in the back. The Taser reportedly slowed down Krauch and caused him to stop running. He was again commanded to get down on the ground several times, but chose to stay standing with his arms raised, according to the report. Hunter used his Taser again, and this time Krauch fell to the ground, where he was arrested and then transported to the Citrus County Detention Facility. During a search of Krauch, investigators found a small plastic bag containing a crystalline white substance that later tested positive for meth. Hunter also found a digital scale in Krauchs side pocket.Contact Chronicle reporter A.B. Sidibe at 352-564-2925 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Saloon donates bounty of bicycles MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleHigh Octane Saloon owner Doug Doty carries one of 214 bicycles to a shed at the Citrus United Basket (CUB) headquarters in Inverness on Monday afternoon. For the past several months, Doty and his wife, Cassandra, have been collecting bicycles and monetary donations from customers and local businesses. In turn, the couple has matched the donations, enabling the acquisition of 214 bikes. I remember my first bike, Doty said Monday. It meant more to me than my first new Harley Davidson motorcycle. Its important that we do this for the kids. He added the riding group Rolling Nomads donated more than 200 helmets for the children. CUB executive director Jenna Campbell said her charity will assist hundreds of families this holiday season and the bikes will bring smiles to many. She estimates in the neighborhood of one-third to half of the families with children that CUB assists will get a bike this year. She said a drawing will be conducted to select those who will receive a bike. We want to thank everyone involved in this, Campbell said. This is the second year High Octane has made a donation like this, and this is greatly appreciated by CUB and our families. What they do for us takes a tremendous effort. Celebration of Lights offers nightly entertainment Special to the ChronicleThe Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, along with the Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park, will present the annual Celebration of Lights for seven evenings, from Thursday, Dec.19, through Tuesday, Dec.24, and again on Thursday, Dec.26. The Celebration of Lights will feature Sebastians Winter Wonderland with an allnew synchronized light and sound show in the Garden of the Springs. The show is presented by Sebastian Hawes and is hosted by Joe Dube. Refreshments will be available at the Miss-L-Toe Caf. A variety of entertainment will be featured each evening of the event. The schedule is: Thursday, Dec.19: Cajun Christmas featuring Cajun Dave, sponsored by Neon Leons. Friday, Dec. 20: Hearts to Hands Deaf Choir performs in the Garden of the Springs. Saturday, Dec. 21: Visit Santa and Mrs. Claus with performances by Sophie Robitaille, sponsored by Sunbelt Rentals. Sunday, Dec. 22: Visit Santa and Mrs. Claus, sponsored by Sunbelt Rentals. Monday, Dec. 23: A Country Christmas, featuring Nashvilles Brittany Bolger, sponsored by McDonalds. Tuesday, Dec. 24: Christmas Eve with Nature Coast Community Churchs Candlelight Christmas. The Celebration of Lights will be closed the evening of Dec.25, but will reopen Dec. 26 for an after Christmas party hosted by Joe Dube, with special performances by Elvis (Billy Lindsey), sponsored by the Citrus County Corvette Club. Suggested donations are $3 for adults; $1 for children ages 6 to 12; children 5 and younger are admitted for free. The park will provide transportation by tram from U.S.19s Visitor Center to the parks west entrance. For more information, call the park office at 352-628-5343. Nicklaus Krauchfacing multiple charges. Lyngbya cleanup project granted $100K Special to the ChronicleThe One Rake at a Time project has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Department of Environmental Protection to assist in the Kings Bay Lyngbya cleanup initiative, according to Art Jones, project founder and director. The money is part of the general appropriations act of 2013-14, providing grant assistance through Beaches and Mines Funding. State Sen. Charlie Dean, R-Inverness, invited Jones to present the One Rake at a Time project to his Senate committee in Tallahassee earlier this year, and that was instrumental in getting the support of the Florida Senate to approve the grant, Jones said. Crystal River Mayor Jim Farley also appeared at the hearing to support the project along with other One Rake volunteers. State Rep. Jimmie T. Smith, R-Inverness, supported the appropriations in the Florida House and Gov. Rick Scott approved the budget item. The money is now flowing through the city of Crystal River and is being used to further the removal of Lyngbya from Kings Bay. Jones said the work will continue to aid in the Cedar Cove restoration project that was started with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin istration grant this summer. Work hand-raking Lyngbya will continue until June30, 2014, or until the money is exhausted, according to the terms of the grant. The funding has proven effective in the Kings Bay cleanup and restoration, and another appropriation is hoped for in the next Florida legislative cycle, Jones said. Dean helped to lead the effort in the Legislature and continues to be a great leader in the efforts to restore and protect the springs of Florida, Jones said, adding that the Southwest Florida Water Management District is also to be credited with stepping up to the plate and working to improve water quality. Dr. Chris Anastasiou, of the water district, and Jones did a snorkel survey to see where eel grass beds have the best chance of survival. They identified good beneficial growth areas where the Lyngbya was removed this spring. Large areas along the shorelines had selfseeded and covered in vegetation that provides fish habitat. Metal cages are being designed to protect the eel grass beds from being overgrazed by the manatees. Planting will begin in spring of 2014 and be monitored and maintained to study the increases in fish habitat, water clarity and quality. The One Rake at a Time project will help remove the Lyngbya where the eel grass beds are going to be planted. A living wall shoreline work project is also planned in the Hunter Springs Run. Charlie Deanstate senator. Jimmie T. Smithstate representative. Gov. Rick Scott Jim Farleymayor of Crystal River.
Birthday Keep your head clear and your eyes open so you dont miss out on a good opportunity. Now is not the time to dream. Work hard to bring your ideas to fruition during the coming months. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Sudden career changes may shock you. A dyspeptic feeling may be the result of anxiety. You need to find healthy ways to blow off steam. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Keep business and pleasure separate, or gossip could affect your reputation. Right now, honesty and discernment are your best bet. Use your skills wisely. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Now is the time to marshal your energy and finally meet some of the goals youve set for yourself. You now have everything you need to succeed. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) Emotional upheaval regarding a family issue may ruin your plans. A move or change to your home will be beneficial. Aries (March 21-April 19) Its a good day to take a trip. If you maintain an open mind and engage in discussions with the right people, you will learn a lot. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Be willing to lend a hand to colleagues. You will gather meaningful intelligence and new skills through courses or apprenticeships at this time. Gemini (May 21-June 20) If you allow yourself to be impulsive, your flippant nature may compromise a partnership. Get out and have fun. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Youll find your responsibilities difficult to bear. Do your best to make improvements that will benefit the whole family. Make a point of asking for help if its needed. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) If youre clear about your intentions, you can take romance to the next level. Plan to share some private time with your partner so that you may discuss future plans. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Emotions will be difficult to control at home. Take one step at a time and remain impartial during conflicts. Your pragmatic approach will win out. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Travel will result in new friendships and the gain of valuable information. Changes in personal matters should be accepted, not challenged. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Your possessive attitude may feel oppressive to your partner. Avoid placing demands on those you love. Now is the time to give others space while you work on yourself. TodaysHOROSCOPES Today is Tuesday, Dec. 17, the 351st day of 2013. There are 14 days left in the year. Todays Highlight in History: On Dec. 17, 1938, German chemists Otto Hahn and Fritz Strassmann discovered nuclear fission by splitting the nuclei of uranium into lighter elements while performing experiments in Berlin. On this date: In 1777, France recognized American independence. In 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright of Dayton, Ohio, conducted the first successful manned poweredairplane flights near Kitty Hawk, N.C., using their experimental craft, the Wright Flyer. In 1933, in the inaugural NFL championship football game, the Chicago Bears defeated the New York Giants, 23-21, at Wrigley Field. In 1957, the United States successfully test-fired the Atlas intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time. Ten years ago: An attempt to recreate the Wright brothers first flight on the 100th anniversary failed to take off from North Carolinas Outer Banks. Five years ago: OPEC agreed to slash 2.2 million barrels from daily production its single largest cut ever. One year ago: A pair of NASA spacecraft, named Ebb and Flow, were deliberately crashed into a mountain near the moons north pole, ending a mission that peered into the lunar interior. Todays Birthdays: Pope Francis is 77. Comedian-actor Eugene Levy is 67. Actor Bill Pullman is 60. Actor Barry Livingston is 60. Country singer Tracy Byrd is 47. Actor Sean Patrick Thomas is 43. Actress Claire Forlani is 42. Actress Sarah Paulson is 39. Actress Marissa Ribisi is 39. Actor Giovanni Ribisi is 39. 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Berry and DeJesus are working with Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporters Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan Negotiations were handled by Washington attorney Robert Barnett, whose clients have ranged from President Barack Obama to Amanda Knox. Berry, DeJesus and Michelle Knight were rescued in May and their kidnapper, Ariel Castro, was arrested and eventually sentenced to life in prison. He was found hanged in his cell in September. Knight is working on her own memoir, which Weinstein Books plans to publish next spring.Yearwood, McBride cancel SeaWorld gigsORLANDO More entertainers have canceled their appearances at SeaWorld Orlando following the recent release of a documentary that raises questions about the effects of captivity on whales. Representatives for Trisha Yearwood and Martina McBride confirmed Monday that the country singers have joined the ranks of recording artists who have pulled out of performing at the parks February concert series, Bands, Brew and BBQ. They joined Barenaked Ladies, Willie Nelson and Heart in canceling their appearances. The documentary, Blackfish, explores what may have caused a 12,000-pound orca named Tilikum to kill veteran SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau in 2010. Tilikum pulled her into a pool. The orca was also involved in two other deaths. A SeaWorld spokesman didnt return two phone calls or an email.Rodeo may move to Florida in 2015LAS VEGAS The National Finals Rodeo is planning to leave Las Vegas for Florida after 29 years, depriving Sin City of an event that brings nearly $100 million in economic impact annually as thousands of cowboys and rodeo fans descend on the city each December. News of the tentative deal drew groans from Sin Citys powerful hotel and restaurant workers union and others who benefit from the 10-day event, which takes place in the citys tourism slow season. Tourism officials vowed to launch a competing rodeo. We are disappointed that the PRCA has chosen to pursue a completely speculative offer versus Las Vegas proven 29-year track record, Michael Mack, spokesman for Las Vegas Events, said in a statement. The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association board voted 6-3 Sunday to turn down Sin Citys offer in favor of an agreement with Floridas Osceola County, south of Orlando. Osceola County commissioners voted 5-0 Sunday to accept a memorandum of understanding that allows 90 days to close the deal. The plan calls for the 2015 event to be held at the nearby Amway Center, home of the Orlando Magic; county officials vowed to have a new, 24,000-seat arena ready for the event by the fall of 2016. The deal also would include $16 million annually for the rodeo associations prize money and administrative costs, as well as revenue sharing. From wire reports Associated PressJay Leno, host of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, is shown Nov. 5, 2012, on the set in Burbank, Calif. The Television Academys Hall of Fame Selection Committee announced Monday that Leno will be inducted into the 23rd Hall of Fame.A4TUESDAY, DECEMBER17, 2013 000GT1P in Todays Citrus County Chronicle LEGAL NOTICES Fictitious Name Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C12 Notice of Creditors/Administration . . . C12
DUI arrest Kelsie Lindsay, 21, of North Par Terrace, Dunnellon, at 4:16 a.m. Dec. 14 on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence. According to her arrest affidavit, Lindsay was involved in a crash on Citrus Springs Boulevard. She was asked to perform field sobriety tests and did poorly. Lindsay refused tests of her blood alcohol level. She also received a citation for $166 for careless driving. Bond $500.Domestic battery arrest Laura Wilds, 26, of Homosassa, at 7:31 p.m. Dec. 15 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. No bond.Other arrests Wesley Foley, 27, of West Checkerberry Drive, Crystal River, at 9:03 a.m. Dec. 13 on a felony charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. According to his arrest affidavit, Foley was in possession of a Remington pump action rifle. Bond was denied. Dianne Galli 61, of West Vineway Drive, Homosassa, at 12:46 p.m. Dec. 13 on a misdemeanor charge of retail petit theft. According to her arrest affidavit, Galli is accused of shoplifting a pair of shoes, a handbag, a bath rug, and a container of chocolate-covered pretzels from the Bealls in Crystal River. Bond $250. Nicholas Edmonds, 19, of East Forest Trail Drive, Hernando, at 1:22 p.m. Dec. 13 on a felony charge of burglary to an unoccupied conveyance. According to his arrest affidavit, Edmonds is accused of burglarizing a vehicle in Inverness on Dec.11. He was released on his own recognizance. Marcus Hile, 20, of North Mandrake Point, Crystal River, at 6:24 p.m. Dec. 13 on an active warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from an original charge of burglary. According to his arrest affidavit, Hile was already incarcerated at the Citrus County Detention Facility at the time of his arrest. Bond was denied. Bruce Blanford, 37, of Southwest 109th Lane, Dunnellon, at 6:51 p.m. Dec. 13 on a felony charge of retail theft and a misdemeanor charge of resisting an officer without violence. According to his arrest affidavit, Blanford is accused of shoplifting two PlayStation 3 consoles, valued at $398, from the Inverness Walmart, then attempting to elude a deputy by running away in the parking lot. Blanford was arrested again Dec. 15 on felony charges of fleeing a law enforcement officer, along with misdemeanor charges of resisting an officer without violence and driving while license suspended or revoked. The combined bond was $8,500. Wayne Watson, 44, of West Camel Lane, Lecanto, at 10:12 p.m. Dec. 14 on an active Pinellas County warrant for four counts of felony burglary to a residence, two misdemeanor counts of violation of probation, aggravated stalking, obscene or lewd phone calls with intent to harass, and violating an injunction for protection against domestic violence. Bond was denied. Darryl Jarvis 51, of South Blackberry Point, Homosassa, at 10:04 p.m. Dec. 14 on an active warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from original charges of theft, and fraud of rental property. Bond was denied. Amy Ross 44, of Crystal River, at 1:14 p.m. Dec. 15 on a felony charge of battery to a law enforcement officer and a misdemeanor charge of battery. Bond $25,000. Patricia Sanford, 36, of North Galt Point, Citrus Springs, at 11:34 p.m. Dec. 15 on an active warrant for felony possession of a controlled substance, and misdemeanor charges of possession of cannabis and drug paraphernalia. Bond $6,000. Richard Lewis, 35, and Tiffany McLean, both of Homosassa, at 12:11 p.m. Dec. 15 on misdemeanor charges of trespass after warning. According to their arrest affidavits, they are accused of causing a disturbance at the Bell Villa Motel in Homosassa. Bond was set at $500 for each of them.Citrus County Sheriffs OfficeBurglaries A residential burglary was reported at 5:53 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, in the 300 block of S. U.S. 41, Inverness. A commercial burglary was reported at 10 a.m. Dec. 13 in the 5700 block of W. Gulfto-Lake Highway, Crystal River. A residential burglary was reported at 2:42 p.m. Dec. 13 in the 7000 block of W. Village Drive, Homosassa. A residential burglary was reported at 7:03 p.m. Dec. 13 at Hollyhock Court, Homosassa. A residential burglary was reported at 11:24 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, in the 3600 block of W. Shadow Creek Loop, Lecanto. A residential burglary was reported at 12:35 p.m. Dec. 14 in the 2900 block of S. Coleman Ave., Homosassa. A residential burglary was reported at 1:45 p.m. Dec. 14 in the 30 block of S. Lincoln Ave., Beverly Hills. A residential burglary was reported at 4:49 p.m. Dec. 14 in the 2600 block of S. Pine Ridge Ave., Homosassa.Thefts A larceny petit theft was reported at 9:17 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, in the 7600 block of N. Fairport Ave., Dunnellon. A grand theft was reported at 10:52 a.m. Dec. 13 in the 3400 block of S. Aberdeen Terrace, Homosassa. A petit theft was reported at 12:04 p.m. Dec. 13 in the 300 block of N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. A grand theft was reported at 2 p.m. Dec. 13 in the 5600 block of W. Heather Court, Homosassa. A petit theft was reported at 2:34 p.m. Dec. 13 in the 300 block of N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. A grand theft was reported at 6:51 p.m. Dec. 13 in the 2400 block of E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. A grand theft was reported at 8:06 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, in the 5200 block of W. Dunnellon Road, Dunnellon. A petit theft was reported at 2:59 p.m. Dec. 14 in the 2400 block of E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. A petit theft was reported at 8:46 p.m. Dec. 14 in the 2400 block of E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. A petit theft was reported at 11:34 a.m.. Sunday, Dec. 15, in the 200 block of S. U.S. 41, Inverness. A petit theft was reported at 5:34 p.m. Dec. 15 at Civic Circle, Beverly Hills. A petit theft was reported at 12:07 a.m. Monday, Dec. 16, in the 400 block of S. U.S. 41, Inverness. LOCALCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, DECEMBER17, 2013 A5 For theRECORD about playing music in the Army and how they were looking for people who could play rock music, country, swing, jazz everything, he said. First, he had to audition. I did a phone interview and sent in recordings and all the tours that I did, he said. Next, an Army band liaison came to Tampa to hear Chmura perform. By the second or third song, she said, We need you. They have a lot of marching-band drummers in the Army, ceremonial and marching is still king but they need set musicians that can play all kinds of music, he said. A lot of the higher-ups are baby boomers who like rock music, and the troops now days want to hear new music, because for them, its a taste of home. After basic training and 10 weeks of studying music in Norfolk, Va., Chmura will be assigned to one of 31 Army bases as a drummer, playing in the local community, at schools, for base functions, any number of events. He may also be deployed to play for troops overseas. When I auditioned, they offered me to start as an E-4 specialist, plus pay for school while Im in, he said. Im about three semesters away from graduating. Currently, Chmura is majoring in political science with a minor in music. I think a lot of people dont realize that if you have something to offer the military, theyll put an offer on the table for you, said Steve Chmura, Scotts father. I think this is a great opportunity for Scott, and hes making a good choice. Ive been a musician all my life, and you see guys in their 40s all the time thinking they can make it big with just the right song, but the competition is so severe, which he learned first hand out in L.A. Scott Chmura said hes both excited and nervous. Hes been exercising, trying to get into shape so the 18and 19-year-old recruits wont show him up too badly once he starts basic training. Otherwise, hes ecstatic to have found a career in drumming, which has been his passion ever since he picked up a set of drumsticks at age 7 and kept a steady beat accompanying his dad on guitar. Plus, his wife, Lauren, is in the process of enlisting, too. She hopes to find a career in linguistics or biology. Chmura said shes the brains in the family; hes the artist. As for leaving, he said his heart is definitely in Inverness and its hard to leave. But this is such a great opportunity that I have to try, and Ill be back to visit, he said. This is a new chapter, and Im looking forward to it. 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Mary Casola, 92CRYSTAL RIVERThe Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Mary T. Casola, age 92, of Crystal River, Florida, will be held 10:00AM, Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at St. Scholastica Catholic Church, Lecanto with Father Robert Romaine officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Inverness, Florida. The family will receive friends from 3:00PM until 5:00PM, Tuesday at the Beverly Hills Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes. The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of memorial donations to HPH Hospice, 3545 N. Lecanto Hwy., Beverly Hills, FL 34465. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www. HooperFuneralHome.com. Mrs. Casola was born November 26, 1921 in Manhattan, NY, daughter of Emilio and Catherine (Gatti) Paliotto. She died December 14, 2013 in Lecanto, FL. She worked as an insurance clerk and moved to Crystal River from Waldwick, NJ in 2008. Mrs. Casola was a member of Citrus Singles of Crystal River, the Womens Club, Crystal River, the New Jersey & Friends Club, Hernando and St. Scholastica Catholic Church. Mrs. Casola was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Anthony Casola and her twin sister, Adeline Cafaro. Survivors include daughter, Phyllis (Tony) Vacca of Lecanto, FL, sister, Virginia Lanyi of White Plains, NY, nephew, Joseph Casola, niece, Maria Casola, 3 greatnephews, Ralph Casola, Tom Casola and Joseph Casola, Jr., 3 grandchildren, Anthony G. Vacca, Brenda (Todd) Petreins and Angela (Adam) Blumberg, and 1 great-grandchild, Cayla Blumberg. Jimmie Castagnola, 75INVERNESSJimmie B. Castagnola, 75, of Inverness, Fla., died Sunday, Dec.15, 2013. Private cremation will take place under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto. Joseph DeJiulio, 72BEVERLY HILLSJoseph A. DeJiulio, 72, of Beverly Hills, Fla., died Dec.14, 2013, at Hospice of Citrus County in Inverness. He was born July29, 1941, in Albany, N.Y., son of August and Angela DeJiulio. He served as an MP in the U.S. Army. Joseph was the owner of BW Steel. He moved to Beverly Hills in 2003 from Albany, N.Y. Joseph was Catholic. Mr. DeJiulio was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine. Survivors include his brothers, Thomas DeJiulio and wife Marilyn of E. Greenbush, N.Y., Felix DeJiulio and wife Lois of Ocala, Frank DeJiulio and wife Terri of Ocala, and Reverend David DeJiulio of Tampa; and nieces and nephews, Gregory DeJiulio, Colette DeJiulio, Felicia Luca, Phil DeJiulio, Nicholas DeJiulio, Amanda Barnett, Cristina DeJiulio, Rebecca DeJiulio, and Frank De Jiulio Jr. A funeral Mass for Mr. DeJiulio will be at 12p.m. Friday, Dec.20, 2013, at St. Scholastica Catholic Church in Lecanto. His family will receive friends at church one hour before the mass. Interment will be at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations be given to St. Mark the Evangelist Building Fund, 9724 Cross Creek Blvd., Tampa, FL 33647. Heinz Funeral Home, Inverness. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Ella Floyde, 78INVERNESSThe Service of Remembrance for Mrs. Ella M. Floyde, age 78, of Inverness, Florida, will be held 11:00AM, Saturday, December 21, 2013 at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church with Rev. Kenneth Blyth officiating. Cremation will be under the direction of Hooper Crematory, Inverness, Florida. The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of memorial donations to Hospice of Citrus County, P .O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www. HooperFuneralHome.com. Mrs. Floyde was born July 24, 1935 in Philadelphia, PA, daughter of Cecil and Edna (Wurtle) Clark. She died December 10, 2013 in Inverness, FL. She worked as a bookkeeper and moved to Inverness, Florida from Sanbornton, NH in 2000. Mrs. Floyde was a volunteer at Citrus Memorial Hospital for over 10 years and was Volunteer of the Year in 2005. Mrs. Floyde was preceded in death by her parents, husband, William C. Floyde, son, David Floyde, daughter, Marilyn J. Blake and brother, Louis Clark. Survivors include daughter, Cecilia Miles of Inverness, FL, son, James Nutter of North Grafton, MA, 5 grandchildren, Samantha, Nicole (William), James, Eric and Joshua, 2 great grandchildren, Tacari and Kali. Arrangements are under the direction of the Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory. Elmore Futscher, 81DUNNELLONElmore E. Futscher, 81, of Dunnellon, Fla., died Monday, Dec.16, 2013. Private cremation will take place under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto. Sharon Martin, 70LECANTOSharon Martin, 70, of Lecanto, Fla., died Dec.12, 2013. Local arrangements are under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto, with services taking place at a later date in Clintonville, Wis. William Bill Goudreau Jr., 83INGLISWilliam David Bill Goudreau Jr., 83, of Inglis, Fla., passed away Monday, Dec.16, 2013, at Cypress Cove Care Center in Crystal River. He was born Jan.4, 1930, in St. Ignace, Mich., to William D. and Edith (Hill) Goudreau Sr. He came here 14 years ago from Punta Gorda. He was a retired heavy equipment operator, a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War and a member of the VFW of Inglis. He was preceded in death by a son, William David Goudreau III. He is survived by his loving wife, Jean of Inglis; two sons, Richard Carl Goudreau and Robert Lee Goudreau; a daughter, Rickie Marie Amenowicz; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private cremation arrangements are under the care of Strickland Funeral Home with Crematory Crystal River. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Ronald Kennedy, 50HOMOSASSARonald F. Kennedy, 50, of Homosassa, Fla., died Dec.14, 2013. Private cremation will take place under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto. Wol Sun Kim Kevitt, 70HERNANDOWol Sun Kim Kevitt, 70, passed away at her home Dec.11, 2013, with her husband John Kevitt and her loving sister, Hyon Lee. Kim was a wonderful spouse to a very lucky man and she was a loving sister to all her family who all, each in our own way, have unbridled love and care for one another. Wol Kim was born March15, 1943, and came to the United States from Korea with high hopes of a wonderful life. We all feel she had accomplished her dream, and we were all blessed to have her in our family. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Beulah Hollebeck, 101Beulah Hollebeck, 101 years of age, passed away Saturday, Dec.14, 2013, at Citrus Memorial Hospital in Inverness, Fla. She was born April19, 1912, in Atlantic Mine, Mich., to the late Frank C. and Alice L. (Molloy) Watters. Beulah was a personnel specialist for the United States government, and spent a number of years in northern Michigan caring for her step-grandchildren. She arrived in this area 37 years ago, coming from Lehigh Acres, Fla. Beulah was a member of Point-OWoods Bridge Club, spending many hours playing bridge, and was very active with Floral City United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Hollebeck, who passed away in 1974; two step-daughters, Wendy and Judy; and six siblings. She is survived by one sister, Roberta Pult of Inverness; six step-grandchildren; numerous step-greatgrandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. A celebration of Beulahs life is scheduled for 11a.m. Thursday, Dec.19, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church of Floral City, Pastor Mary Gestrich officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Beulahs name to First United Methodist Church of Floral City. Arrangements under the care of Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness.Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com. Barbara Latta, 78HOMOSASSABarbara Mofield Latta, 78, of Homosassa, Fla., passed away Friday, Dec.13, 2013, at Oak Hill Hospital in Brooks ville. A native of Washington, Ind., she was born March21, 1935, to Earl and Irene (Kimmel) Whitehead, one of eight children. Bobbie, as she was known to many, was the former owner and operator, along with her late first husband James, of Mofield Amusements. She moved here in 1968 from Gibsonton, Fla., and was of the Pentecostal faith and attended the First Assembly of God Church of Homosassa. Barbara was also a member of the Showmans Club of Gibsonton. She is survived by her husband of 16 years, Robert Latta, Homosassa; children, Michael Mofield (wife Fran) and Allen Mofield (wife Denise), both of Gibsonton, Jimmy Dean Mofield and Jackie Wood, both of Homosassa, Barbara Bailey, Wrightsville, Ga.; stepchildren, Ralph Latta, Benton, Ill., Melissa Latta, Buckner, Ill., and Thomas Latta, Virginia; sisters, Ida, Lietha and Phyllis Jean; 13 grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and two great-greatgrandchildren. Bobbie was preceded in death by her first husband and father of her children, James Mofield; son, Gary Mofield; sisters, Donna, Sally and Erlene; and brother, Benny. Friends will be received from 6 to 8p.m. Tuesday, Dec.17, 2013, at Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa, where celebration of life service will be at 11a.m. Wednesday, Dec.18, 2013. Interment will be private at a later date. www.wilderfuneral.com. Lawrence Hatfield Jr., 58OZELLOLawrence Lee Hatfield Jr., 58, of Ozello, Fla., died Wednesday, Dec.11, 2013, in Homosassa. A visitation will be from 1 to 2p.m. Wednesday, Dec.18, 2013, at the Strickland Funeral Home Chapel in Crystal River followed by a graveside committal service at the Crystal River Memorial Cemetery with Pastor David Rawls officiating. 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William Murphy, 97OCALAWilliam James Murphy, 97, of Ocala, Fla., died Dec.13, 2013. Local arrangements are under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto, with services taking place at a later date in Wall Township, N.J. Dolores Omelian, 84HOMOSASSADolores Marie Omelian, 84, of Homosassa, Fla., died Friday, Dec.13, 2013, at Life Care of Citrus County. Private cremation arrangements are under the care of Strickland Funeral Home with Crematory Crystal River. 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Price died Monday at his Texas home, having long outlasted most of his country music contemporaries and the prognosis doctors gave him when they discovered his pancreatic cancer in 2011. He was 87. The way the Country Music Hall of Fame member fought cancer was an apt metaphor for the way he lived his life, always fiercely charting a path few others might have the fortitude to follow. Along the way he changed the sound of country music, collaborated with and inspired the genres biggest stars and remained relevant for more than half a century. Ray Price was a giant in Texas and country western music. Besides one of the greatest voices that ever sang a note, Rays career spanned over 65 years in a business where 25 years would be amazing, said Ray Benson of the country music group Asleep at the Wheel. Price, one of country musics most popular and influential singers and bandleaders, had more than 100 hits and was one of the last living connections to Hank Williams. Price died Monday afternoon at his ranch outside Mount Pleasant, Texas, said Billy Mack Jr., who was acting as a family spokesman. Billie Perryman, the wife of family friend and spokesman Tom Perryman, a DJ with KKUS-FM in Tyler, also confirmed his death. Prices cancer had recently spread to his liver, intestines and lungs, according East Texas Medical Center in Tyler. He stopped aggressive treatments and left the hospital last Thursday to receive hospice care at home. At the time, his wife, Janie Price, relayed what she called her husbands final message to his fans: I love my fans and have devoted my life to reaching out to them. I appreciate their support all these years, and I hope I havent let them down. I am at peace. I love Jesus. Im going to be just fine. Dont worry about me. Ill see you again one day. Perhaps best known for his version of the Kris Kristofferson song For the Good Times, a pop hit in 1970, the velvet-voiced Price was a giant among traditional country performers in the 1950s, s and s, as likely to defy a trend as he was to defend one. He helped invent the genres honky-tonk sound early in his career, then took it in a more polished direction. He reached the Billboard Hot 100 eight times from 1958-73 and had seven No. 1 hits and more than 100 titles on the Billboard country chart from 1952 to 1989. For the Good Times was his biggest crossover hit, reaching No. 11 on the Billboard pop music singles chart. His other country hits included Crazy Arms, Release Me, The Same Old Me, Heartaches by the Number, City Lights and Too Young to Die. Price was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1996, long after he had become dissatisfied with Nashville and returned to his home state of Texas. His importance went well beyond hit singles. He was among the pioneers who popularized electric instruments and drums in country music. Romance writer Janet Dailey dies Associated PressBRANSON, Mo. Romance writer Janet Dailey, whose books have sold more than 325 million copies worldwide, has died at her southwest Missouri home. She was 69. Snapp-Bearden Funeral Home in Branson said Dailey died Saturday in the music resort town. A coroner had not released the cause of death as of Monday, and the funeral home reported that the family said only that Dailey died peacefully. Born and raised in Iowa, Dailey moved to Branson in 1978 with her husband, Bill Dailey, who was credited with helping build the town into an entertainment mecca. Daileys novels included the popular Calder series and her Americana series 50 books, one set in each state. Her website lists 155 works, including single novels and short story collections as well as the two series. A perennial fixture on best-seller lists, Dailey saw her books translated into 19 languages. Her latest, Merry Christmas, Cowboy, ranked 13th on Publishers Weeklys adult mass market best-seller list in early October. Daileys career hit a rough spot in 1997 when she was sued for copyright infringement by another best-selling author, Nora Roberts. Dailey admitted that two of her novels 1991s Aspen Gold and 1996s Notorious contained ideas and passages borrowed from Roberts works. Dailey apologized in 1997, saying the plagiarism occurred when her husband was undergoing cancer surgery and she was under immense stress. The lawsuit was settled out of court in 1998 for an undisclosed sum. Bill Dailey had been treated for pancreatic cancer and died in 2005 at the age of 76. Funeral services are scheduled at 10 a.m. Thursday in Williams Memorial Chapel on the campus of College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Mo. Associated PressCountry Music Hall of Fame member and Grammy Award winner Ray Price celebrates his 86th birthday on Jan. 7, 2011, by performing in Bullard Texas. Price died Monday.
A8TUESDAY, DECEMBER17, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE STATE/LOCAL 000GQM6 000GXPK Associated PressCAPE CANAVERAL Spacewalk or space delivery? Thats the question facing NASA as space station flight controllers try to revive a crippled cooling loop. Half of the International Space Stations cooling system shut down last Wednesday because of a bad valve that made the line too cold. NASA is using a different valve to try to control the temperature, with some success, Kenny Todd, a space station manager said Monday. Whether or not it will be enough ... we cant tell yet, said Todd. The two American astronauts on board, Rick Mastracchio and Michael Hopkins, may need to make spacewalking repairs, beginning Thursday. Thats the same day an unmanned rocket is supposed to hoist a space station cargo ship from Wallops Island, Va. Spokesman Josh Byerly said NASA expects to decide Tuesday which should take priority repairs or restocking. Orbital Sciences Corp.s Cygnus cargo ship already has been delayed a couple days because of the cooling problem in orbit. The space station cooling system, which runs ammonia through the lines, is critical for dispelling heat generated by onboard equipment. Nonessential equipment was turned off following the breakdown, and some science experiments were put on hold to keep the heat load down. NASA estimates two or three spacewalks would be needed to replace the pump that holds the bad valve. If deemed necessary, the spacewalks would occur on Thursday, Saturday and, possibly, next Monday. The two U.S. astronauts checked their suits Monday, just in case, and even tried them on. The pump replacement would be put off until early next year, Todd said, if engineers determine that the flawed cooling line can limp along until then. Six men are aboard the orbiting outpost: two Americans, three Russians and one Japanese. NASA has said from the start that the station is not in danger and the astronauts are comfortable. NASA debates space station repairs Asssociated PressNASA astronaut Sunita Williams, bottom, photographed with a fisheye lens, works on the International Space Station, Sept. 5, 2012, during the mission's third session of extravehicular activity. On Wednesday, Dec. 11, one of two identical cooling loops shut down when the line got too cold because of a faulty valve. The system uses ammonia to dissipate heat from onboard equipment. Mission Control ordered the six-man crew to turn off some science experiments and other non-critical equipment; the powerdown continued Thursday, Dec. 12. Crabb said he believed HCA would agree to a full-lease commitment in Citrus County only in exchange for a drop in the final price. They dont want to be locked into a financial black hole, he said. Collins said board members should back off on that demand. Are we going to nitpick this down and sacrifice the price? Collins said. Board members also agreed with HCAs position that it commit to offering obstetric services for 15 years, or seven years even if there is a significant drop in births or Medicaid or insurance reimbursements. On another issue, however, they disagreed with HCAs position. HCA, which had guaranteed all employees one year on the job after taking over the hospital, changed that position to guarantee jobs only to clinical workers. For non-clinical workers, it said it would offer jobs at HCA facilities within a 50-mile radius of Inverness. Citrus Memorial board members said HCA should stick with its original offer. The letter of intent is the first formal step toward a final contract. Once signed by the foundation, hospital board and HCA, a period of due diligence follows that would lead to a definitive agreement and, finally, a contract. Officials hope to have that contract in place by summer 2014. For more on Monday nights meeting, see Wednesdays Chronicleor go to www.chronicle online.com. CMHContinued from Page A1 Cops say man lied about abandoned baby Associated PressDEBARY A man who said he found an abandoned newborn girl wrapped in newspapers outside a central Florida convenience store was arrested Monday and charged with lying to investigators. Ralph Garlick Jr., 53, originally told investigators he had found the baby after hearing her cry, Volusia County Sheriffs deputies said. He flagged down a newspaper deliveryman, who then called 911. Garlick identified himself to authorities using his dead brothers name, but under further questioning, he admitted the baby belonged to his girlfriend, although he isnt the father, officials said. Garlick said his 34-year-old girlfriend didnt want the newborn girl and that he was trying to find a safe place for the baby, authorities said. Garlick also told investigators that the girl was born early Monday morning in an apartment complex in Orange City. Volusia County Sheriffs Office spokesman Gary Davidson said the false name was the first indication that the story might not be accurate. But investigators also found it odd that, based on his story, he would have had to pass a sheriffs office substation, yet he didnt stop there to alert authorities to the so-called abandoned baby. That would have been a safe location he could have gone to, Davidson said. The baby was taken to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando, where doctors said she appeared to be in good condition, according to the Volusia County Sheriffs Office. Once the baby is medically cleared, she will be turned over to the Florida Department of Children and Families.
Possible China deal could pep up iPhone salesBEIJING Apple Inc. might have a chance to pep up cooling iPhone sales in China if it finally can reach a deal with the worlds biggest phone carrier. Once Chinas must-have gadget, the iPhone has seen its explosive popularity squeezed as the market filled with lower-priced rivals from Samsung to ambitious local brands. Some analysts say anybody who wants an iPhone and can afford it already has one. That might change if Apple can gain access to China Mobile Ltd.s network and a new pool of potential customers. After a yearslong courtship, there are signs the two corporate giants might finally be edging toward a deal. The Wall Street Journal said it could be announced as early as this week, though China Mobile spokespeople have said the companies were still talking.AP-GfK poll: Americans see end of stock surgeNEW YORK Americans arent expecting another bang-up year for the stock market, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. Of the people polled, 40 percent think the market will stabilize where it is now by the end of 2014, with 39 percent predicting that it will drop, but not crash. Only 14 percent believe the market will rise and 5 percent think it will crash. The Standard & Poors 500 index has surged 24.5 percent to 1,775 in 2013, putting it on track for its best year in a decade. The rally has been fueled by higher corporate earnings, a slow but steady recovery in the U.S. economy and stimulus from the Federal Reserve.US factory output rises 0.6 percent in NovemberWASHINGTON U.S. factories increased output in November for the fourth straight month, led by a surge in auto production. The gains show manufacturing is strengthening and could help boost economic growth at the end of the year. Factory production rose 0.6 percent in November after a 0.5 percent gain in October, the Federal Reserve said Monday. Production of motor vehicles and parts increased 3.4 percent, rebounding from a 1.3 percent decline in October. Factories also stepped up production of home electronics and chemical products. Industrial production, which includes manufacturing, mining and utilities, rose 1.1 percent in November. It was the fourth straight gain.US worker output rises at best pace in 4 yearsWASHINGTON U.S. workers boosted their productivity from July through September at the fastest pace since the end of 2009, adding to signs of stronger economic growth. The Labor Department said Monday that productivity increased at a 3 percent annual rate in the third quarter. Thats up from an initial estimate of 1.9 percent and much stronger than the 1.8 percent rate from April through June. Productivity rose because economic growth was much stronger than previously estimated in the third quarter. Productivity is the amount of output per hour of work. Higher productivity enables companies to pay employees more without sparking inflation.Foreign holdings of US Treasury debt up in OctoberWASHINGTON Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities increased their holdings for a third month in October, despite budget battles in Washington that shut down the government for 16 days that month. The Treasury Department says total foreign holdings edged up 0.01 percent in October to $5.65 trillion after a 1 percent gain in September. Holdings had fallen from April through July, likely reflecting concerns about rising interest rates. In October, holdings were 1.2 percent below the record high of $5.72 trillion reached in March. Associated PressStocks raced higher after two down weeks, as investors warmed up to the idea that the economy is getting better. Stocks have fallen lately after good economic news as investors worried that the Federal Reserve would think its stimulus was no longer needed. But Mondays gains, driven by two corporate deals and a strong report on manufacturing, suggested that investors are focused more on growth and less on the central banks actions. For a while, investors felt, Oh my goodness, we wont be able to survive without Fed support. But people are actually seeing that things really are getting better, said Brad McMillan, chief investment officer for Commonwealth Financial. The Fed meets for two days beginning Tuesday, and officials could signal when the Fed will dial back the stimulus that has helped boost the stock market this year. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 129 points, or 0.8 percent, to close at 15,884.57, after rising almost 175 points in the morning. The Standard & Poors 500 index rose 11 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,786.54. The Nasdaq composite was higher by 28 points, or 0.7 percent, at 4,029.52. The gains ended what had been a four-day losing streak for the S&P 500 index, beginning the week on the upbeat note after two down weeks. Two major deals caught investors attention: Chipmaker Avago Technologies is buying LSI Corp. for $6.6 billion. Avago rose $4.45, or 10 percent, to $50.10, while LSI rose $3.05, or 39 percent, to $10.96. AIG is selling its aircraft leasing business for about $5.4 billion to Dutch leasing company AerCap. AIG has been selling major assets after getting a bailout during the financial crisis. Its shares rose 55 cents, or 1 percent, to $50.28. The Avago-LSI deal helped make tech stocks the biggest gainers among the 10 industries in the S&P 500. Others winners included computer hard drive makers Western Digital and Seagate, which benefited from analyst upgrades. Of those 10 industries, only consumer staples fell. Also Monday, the Federal Reserve said factory production accelerated in November as auto production surged. The gains in manufacturing could help boost economic growth. Just last week, such positive reports made investors nervous. They feared the Fed would think the economy was doing so well that its $85 billion in monthly bondbuying was no longer needed. The Fed will release a statement and projections for the economy Wednesday. Economists are almost unanimous in believing the Fed will not begin winding down its stimulus program yet. This years stock rally has been fueled by that stimulus, higher corporate earnings, and a slow but steady recovery in the U.S. economy. All of the big indexes are up more than 20 percent. Karyn Cavanaugh, market strategist with ING U.S. Investment Management, said she doesnt expect such large returns next year maybe more like 10 percent. But thats actually good for investor confidence, she said. When they see these big huge numbers, I think they look at it with kind of a jaded eye and think, Is that really sustainable? Maybe its already run its course so I want to get out. Energy stocks rose, led by Tesoro, which runs refineries and gas stations. It was up $2.07, or 4 percent, at $58.37. Exxon Mobil rose $1.91, or 2 percent, to $97.22 after being upgraded by Goldman Sachs.BUSINESSCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, DECEMBER17, 2013 A9 Money&MarketsAclick of the wrist gets you more at www.chronicleonline.com 1,520 1,600 1,680 1,760 1,840 JD JASON 1,760 1,800 1,840 S&P 500Close: 1,786.54 Change: 11.22 (0.6%) 10 DAYS 14,400 14,800 15,200 15,600 16,000 16,400 JD JASON 15,680 15,880 16,080 Dow Jones industrialsClose: 15,884.57 Change: 129.21 (0.8%) 10 DAYSAdvanced2077 Declined1028 New Highs114 New Lows80 Vol. (in mil.)3,102 Pvs. Volume2,986 1,819 1,570 1744 812 115 33 NYSE NASD DOW 15930.3115759.6015884.57+129.21+0.82%+21.22% DOW Trans.7160.877090.527151.16+64.73+0.91%+34.76% DOW Util.483.93478.62481.07+3.26+0.68%+6.18% NYSE Comp.10050.729997.2010024.97+70.10+0.70%+18.73% NASDAQ4043.004019.144029.52+28.54+0.71%+33.45% S&P5001792.221777.481786.54+11.22+0.63%+25.27% S&P4001301.111292.221299.66+10.24+0.79%+27.36% Wilshire 500019068.0218925.6819014.84+121.63+0.64%+26.81% Russell 20001120.171107.061119.85+12.73+1.16%+31.85% HIGH LOW CLOSE CHG. %CHG. 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CenturyLink Inc CTL29.93142.01 30.95+.22 +0.7stt-20.9-15.5dd2.16 Citigroup C37.76953.68 50.90-.07 -0.1tss+28.7+36.8130.04 Commnwlth REIT CWH15.43726.38 22.83+.05 +0.2sts+44.1+51.8cc1.00 Disney DIS48.67072.13 70.51+.89 +1.3sss+41.6+43.5210.86f Duke Energy DUK62.60575.46 68.51+.32 +0.5sts+7.4+11.5203.12 EPR Properties EPR45.00361.18 49.29+.46 +0.9sts+6.9+16.1203.16 Exxon Mobil Corp XOM84.70096.25 97.22+1.91 +2.0sss+12.3+10.4102.52 Ford Motor F11.14918.02 16.86+.27 +1.6stt+30.2+50.8130.40 Gen Electric GE20.26027.50 26.98+.14 +0.5sts+28.5+27.7200.88f HCAHoldings Inc HCA29.86949.52 47.18+.35 +0.7sss+56.4+51.8152.00e Hlth Mgmt Asc HMA8.17617.28 12.98+.02 +0.2sts+39.3+59.8cc... Home Depot HD60.21982.27 79.10+.09 +0.1sts+27.9+29.1211.56 Intel Corp INTC20.10825.98 24.45+.16 +0.7sts+18.6+22.9130.90 IBM IBM172.572215.90 177.85+5.05 +2.9stt-7.2-8.1123.80 LKQ Corporation LKQ20.09034.32 33.15-.72 -2.1tss+57.1+61.834... 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Most recent dividend was omitted or deferred. k Declared or paid this year, a cumulative issue with dividends in arrears. m Current annual rate, which was decreased by most recent dividend announcement. p Initial dividend, annual rate not known, yie ld not shown. r Declared or paid in preceding 12 months plus stock dividend. t Paid in stock, approximate cash value on ex-distribution date. PE Footnotes: q Stock is a closed-end fund no P/E ratio shown. cc P/E exceeds 99. dd Loss in last 12 months. Shares of the online travel company rose after a UBS analyst said that Expedia is on the track for long-term growth. The truck leasing company said its board has approved the repurchase of up to 2 million shares of its common stock. The aircraft leasing company is buying American International Groups aircraft leasing business in a $5.4 billion deal. Goldman Sachs raised its rating on the hardwood flooring retailer to a Buy, saying a recent sell-off makes it a good time to buy. The oil and gas companys stock hit an all-time high after Goldman Sachs raised its investment rating on Exxons shares to a Buy. Stocks ended higher on Monday as investors considered whether the Federal Reserve will roll back the economic stimulus that has boosted stock prices this year. The central bank will release a statement and projections for the economy Wednesday. 85 90 95 $100 SD ON Exxon MobilXOM Close: $97.22 1.91 or 2.0% $84.70$98.88 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 23.1m (1.8x avg.) $424.71 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 12.7 2.6% 80 100 120 $140 SD ON Lumber LiquidatorsLL Close: $94.41 4.92 or 5.5% $48.76$119.98 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 1.5m (1.8x avg.) $2.61 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 37.3 ... 10 20 30 $40 SD ON AerCap HoldingsAER Close: $33.17 8.24 or 33.1% $13.37$34.67 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 10.9m (19.7x avg.) $4.95 b 52-week range PE: Yield: ... ... 55 60 65 $70 SD ON Ryder SystemR Close: $69.76 2.07 or 3.1% $48.39$70.35 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 699.9k (1.4x avg.) $3.67 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 15.7 1.9% 40 50 60 $70 SD ON ExpediaEXPE Close: $65.88 3.15 or 5.0% $45.69$68.09 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 4.4m (1.4x avg.) $7.74 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 65.9 0.9% The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.88 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.060.06....03 6-month T-bill.090.08+0.01.09 52-wk T-bill.130.13....12 2-year T-note.330.33....24 5-year T-note1.531.53....69 10-year T-note2.882.87+0.011.71 30-year T-bond3.903.88+0.022.87 NET 1YR BONDS YEST PVS CHG AGO Barclays LongT-BdIdx3.683.67+0.012.47 Bond Buyer Muni Idx5.115.12-0.014.02 Barclays USAggregate2.412.43-0.021.75 Barclays US High Yield5.665.62+0.046.10 Moodys AAACorp Idx4.634.66-0.033.69 Barclays CompT-BdIdx1.761.75+0.01.96 Barclays US Corp3.233.24-0.012.73 YEST 6 MO AGO 1 YR AGO Commodities The price of oil rose above $97 a barrel Monday amid an ongoing closure of Libyan oil export terminals. Silver, gold and palladium were among metals posting gains. 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OPINION Page A10TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2013 Medical marijuanaDear Ms. Bondi, I realize your speaking time will be limited, but I would appreciate you covering the reason you are against medical marijuana coming to Florida. Im a 75-year-old with a noncurable cancer called multiple myeloma. Ive been in four guinea-pig treatments over the past 5 1/2 years at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. My clinical trials department has 450 patients, of which 80 percent are receiving an addictive chill-out drug like Valium, Xanax, Ativan, Prozac, etc. Over 50 percent of that same group are also receiving addictive pain meds like Oxycodone, Vicodin, etc. I have been around these patients, nurses and doctors enough to know that Big Pharma is not always the answer. I have never taken even one of these addictive drugs and yet I have 195 chemo doses in me now, which have 32 side effects on top of the side effects of the disease itself. I came out publicly in a local front-page story about using illegal marijuana successfully and am a very vocal volunteer of the petition to allow its use through an amendment change. The Legislature has had bills in both the House and Senate for the past three years that the committee chairmen never even brought up for discussion. Ive talked with enough lobbyists and political party leaders to get a clearer picture on how the system works on occasion, this being one of them. It doesnt matter which political party put you in office the pharmaceutical and alcohol companies are dictating to them both right now. Any volunteer within a political party will be fired if they publicly support medical marijuana, so they say. Doctors and treatment centers are being pressured, especially if they are doing trials. Ive given talks around town enough to know the audiences recognize marijuana as a getaway or exit, not a gateway drug. Right now, 20 states, with 14 more to follow, have proved that. All they want for their debilitating medical problems is a legal, non-addictive option that works. Anyone can score marijuana, so youre not stopping an expanded use. Those who understand marijuana consider all use to be medical, never recreational. I plan to be in your audience, along with patients with fourth-stage pancreatic cancer and ALS disease, and a veteran who cant use VA facilities in Florida because he successfully used marijuana in another legal state. Your career, funded by the Republican Party, might be over, but please consider how good it would feel to man up to those who are all about the money. Theres no reason for 450,000 Alzheimers patients to suffer through a sundown syndrome each day, or for you to block the thousands of others suffering from a debilitating medical problem. Who knows, you might even come out a big hero. If you dont believe my personal story on its merits, I suggest you watch: Dr. Sanjay Guptas documentary Weed; Inside Man; Marijuana and the History Channels Marijuana, a Chronic History. The world is changing for the better and marijuana is becoming a part of that. There are more than 225 million satisfied users who serve as proof today. Thank you for your time in reading my position, but consider that it is the same and right one as the majority of Florida voters.Haydon Fouke Citrus County The Pope loves everyone, rich and poor alike. Its safe to say that the above is not the most quoted line from the popes most recent and most talked about essay, Evangelii Gaudium, which includes some pointed criticism of late capitalism. If we dont love the poor, and do all we can to improve their lot, were going to go to Hell, Philadelphias Archbishop Chaput said in a 2011 interview. In an e-book, New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan repeated the line, seeing it as a point of continuity between Pope Benedict XVI and his successor. According to most church observers, Chaputs one of the most conservative bishops in the country. Generally that means he talks about The Gospel of Life, and the necessity of following Catholic teaching in all facets of our lives, including politics. He also offers pastoral guidance on the death penalty and immigration and, yes, poverty. Meanwhile, the leftist talking heads at MSNBC have fallen all over themselves to proclaim Francis as one of their own. And Fox News has even joined the fray, comparing the pope to Obama in an op-ed posted on the channels website. All this begs the question: Who is Pope Francis? Are our efforts to neatly label him doing both the man and his message a disservice? Resist the temptation, cautions Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the retired archbishop of Washington, to fit (Pope Francis) into ideological and ecclesial categories. The cardinal, probably considered leftward of some of the earlier bishops named, was speaking at the start of a recent event at Georgetown University, The Pope and the Poor. The forum, presented as a dialogue sponsored by the new Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life, was held in the shadow of The Gospel of Joy, a long papal intrachurch document that echoed many themes weve heard in the early papacy of Pope Francis. Its about loving attentiveness, and talks of our obligations to life and marriage and even religious freedom. But you wouldnt know that from the headlines, which are all about Obamacare, lawsuits and partisan jockeying. This evasion of the popes true message is a reminder of how important communication is and how challenging it can be in the age of Twitter and our limited attention spans. But the effort to get beyond all that is one we need to make. Francis is reminding us of our Christian obligation to physically perform works of mercy. To take care of the poor, to visit the imprisoned, to feed the hungry, to clothe the naked, to welcome the stranger, to tend to the sick, Dolan reflects. This is what pastors do, and what every parishioner should do, as well. Theres a book by a bevy of Dominican priests, one now an archbishop in the upper realms of the Vatican. Its called The Love That Never Ends, and it contends that to share in the unending love of the triune God is the destiny of every human person in Christ. This is the popes message. Its not a political agenda its an evangelical one. If you have actual hope that there is endless mercy and justice for those who seek it, that there is a redeeming love available for all, that your neighbor truly is your brother theres got to be a joy about you, one youre going to want to share in service, fellowship and charity. Thats not condemning you to hell for having strong opinions about the priorities of the federal budget, but reminding us all of the meaning of words and lives. And if you believe it that the human person is a beloved treasure of the Creator it is the perfect gift to bring joy to the world.Kathryn Jean Lopez is editorat-large of National Review Online, director of Catholic Voices USA and a consultant with the Magnificat Foundation. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.Sun Tzu, 544-486 B.C. What the pope really means 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 GIVE LOCALLY Be careful with charitable donations A recent statement from Nature Coast EMS stating that charitable solicitations for EMTs and paramedics do not directly benefit local personnel is a reminder that during this holiday season, people can expect to receive solicitations to contribute to a variety of organizations with names that suggest benefits to cancer victims, children, police, firefighters, veterans and other worthy groups. While some of these are legitimate charities, others are little more than outright scams, where the supposed beneficiaries receive only a fraction of the money collected. The rest goes to professional fundraising organizations and/or officials of the sponsoring organizations. In a series earlier this year, the Tampa Bay Timesreported that the nations 50 worst charities contributed less than 4 cents of each dollar collected in direct aid to those for whom the funds were ostensibly being raised. Of these 50 worst, 11 promised some type of cancer support, 10 mentioned children in their name, nine had as beneficiaries some type of law enforcement officer and others claimed veterans and firefighters as beneficiaries. The message is that the name of the charity may not tell you whether it is a legitimate charity that provides real benefits to those for whom the money is being raised. When receiving a solicitation call, ask if the caller is a paid fundraiser or works for a company that is paid to raise funds. If it is a paid fundraiser, keep in mind that cold-calling donors is one of the most expensive ways to raise money, with paid fundraisers often getting 80 to 90 percent of the money raised. If you are still inclined to give, dont immediately hand over your credit card number or write a check. Before you make your contribution, get the full name, address and website of the charity and do some research on the web. A few quick inquiries will reveal if the charity is legitimate or if it is simply mimicking the name of a well-known and legitimate charity. If you determine the organization is legitimate and you want to support it, give directly to the organization. Never give your credit card number to a telephone solicitor. Better yet, keep your donations local by giving to charities that provide support to local residents. Money raised by these organizations is much more likely to directly benefit local residents rather than going into the hands and bank accounts of professional and often out of state fundraisers. THE ISSUE:Fundraising appeal may not give local benefits.OUR OPINION:Be aware of who benefits from your generosity give locally. OPINIONS INVITED The opinions expressed in Chronicle editorials are the opinions of the newspapers editorial board.Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board. Persons wishing to address the editorial board, which meets weekly, should call Charlie Brennan at 352-563-5660.All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via email. Names and hometowns will be printed; phone numbers will not be published or given out.SEND LETTERS TO: The Editor, 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429. Or, fax to 352-563-3280, or email to email@example.com .LETTERto the Editor Respecting manateesSaturday mornings paper (Dec. 7) on Respect manatees: I agree with the guy. He ought to be ashamed for waking up manatees.Unneeded costsWhy is it that many charities mail a solicitation letter for donations once a month? I feel as if my $10 yearly donation to a specific charity is all being spent on printing costs, postage and paying the person who stuffs the envelopes.Religious freedomsI was delighted to see the menorah and the nativity scene along Main Street in Inverness yesterday. The nativity was on the porch of an older house that had been a business. The menorah was on the Courthouse lawn. This country was founded on religious freedom and it was great to see that God and Christ were being shown publicly in those places. Wishing everyone a merry Christmas, happy Hannukah and a happy New Year.Not funnyFirst thing in the morning when I get up, its breakfast and the Chronicle. I read all the news, the sports and then I go to the funnies. And I just want to let you know that Kit and Carlyle is not funny. And now they got this ghost cat. So the guy is running out of ideas, I guess, but I dont think that cartoon is funny.The lottery lieI just dont get it. Does anyone remember why people in Florida agreed to having a state lottery? Well, I do. It was for the children. All the money made in lotto sales was supposed to go to our schools, so why is there such a huge problem with funding education? Maybe we all need to play more lotto. What a joke. THE CHRONICLEinvites you to call Sound Off with your opinions about local or statewide subjects. You do not need to leave your name, and have less than a minute to record. COMMENTSwill be edited for length, libel, personal or political attacks and good taste. Editors will cut libelous material. OPINIONS expressed are purely those of the callers. SOUND OFFCALL563-0579 Kathryn Jean LopezOTHER VOICES CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE United Way of Citrus County needs your help to reach its annual fundraising goal. If you can, please send a contribution to the United Way of Citrus County, c/o Gerry Mulligan, The Chronicle, 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429.
Food for thoughtIm calling about the thing in the paper today about Backyard chickens. My daughter has seven chickens. You think that shes going to make a big profit out of them if she sold some eggs to her friends? Shed be lucky if she can pay for the food. She happens to be handicapped also and she enjoys the chickens. Shes had them from chicks. But what big profit is she going to make? ... If theyre so worried about people making such a big profit off of the chickens in the back yard, they should limit the amount of chickens they can have. Limit it to 10 chickens. That should settle it.Scratch-offs for the needyI just want to say thank you to the Grinch who stole the scratch-off cards from the pocket of my purse on Saturday (Dec. 7) at a yard sale just off of Croft down by the vegetable stand. You didnt rob me, an elderly lady, but you did rob some folks in a nursing home because I make up little stockings and things for folks in a nursing home and scratch-offs were for the ones who need sundries that they can buy with money they get if they get money from them. So I hope you won big and have a really nice holiday. You must surely need it to steal from a senior lady.Perfect, almostI just wanted to say how beautiful Fridays Night of Lights in Crystal River was. My grandchildren and children had a wonderful time and the only bad thing was that there were too many mosquitoes and we got all bit up. Right now its Sunday and were still trying to take histamines so that we can get over all the itching. But other than that, it was a wonderful, wonderful experience. Thank you so much.Great paradeI just wanted to mention that Beverly Hills did another wonderful job on the Christmas parade. The county commissioners had a nice float.Recycle this?Im at the Citronelle recycling Dumpster. Can you please tell me what a mattress and a lounge chair has to do with recycling? Come on, people. Get your stuff and bring it to the dump yourself.Smokers, get lost!Do smokers know just how abrasive they really are to be around? The pleasant smell of clean air totally just disappears when they enter the room. They smell awful, like an ashtray. I went to the flea market Saturday to do my Christmas shopping and it was so smoky, I had to leave. I felt sick and dizzy after a few minutes. I wound up not being able to buy anything. Citrus is plagued by these addicts. Some of us really do care about our health. What do we do? Pass an ordinance for no smoking in public places? That would work, maybe slow it down some. We need to do something. GOP traditionThe party of Lincoln has its roots in a very tumultuous time in our history. Preserving the Union, The Emancipation Proclamation, and 13th Amendment ending slavery were the defining moments in Republican Party history. We believe in fiscal conservatism and responsibility. We believe in less government regulation and intrusion in the lives of we the citizens of these United States. We also believe in helping those less fortunate, so that they too can have the opportunity of success. And we believe in protecting our environment. We believe in a strong defense, and taking care of those who willingly serve their country and far too often make great sacrifices in doing so. We believe that the use of military force should be limited to protect American lives, sovereignty and values. As chairman of the Citrus County Republican Executive Committee, I believe there is room for all conservative voices in our tent. Further, we need to work together to elect leaders who not only subscribe to Republican values, but know the difference between politicking to get elected, and doing the job of governing. No political party is perfect, and both parties have gone through trials and tribulations that may leave many of their members wondering. What is important is that as Republicans, we remember our values and accomplishments in the past 150 years, while working together to grow this country to make it a better place for our children and grandchildren. It is important that every citizen vote. Your voice can make a difference. Do your homework and select a candidate you are confident will represent you. I am confident that most will find that candidate is a Republican. If you would like to find out more about your local Republican party, the Republican Executive Committee meets at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of every month at the Citrus County Board of Realtors, 714 Scarboro, at the corner of Scarboro and State Road 44. While youre there, you can have a cup of coffee with your Republican precinct committeemen and -women, along with some of our elected representatives. We often have guest speakers and the nonbusiness portion of the meeting is open to all. We also have four chartered Republican clubs which meet monthly: Citrus Ridge Republican Club: 7 p.m., on the third Thursday of the month at the Beverly Hills Community Center, 1 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills. The Nature Coast Republican Club: 9 a.m. on the second Saturday of the month at the American Legion Post 155, 6585 East Gulf-to-Lake Hwy, Crystal River. The North Suncoast Republican Club: 9 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month at the Sugarmill Woods Country Club, 1 Douglas St., Homosassa. The East Citrus Republican Club: 10 a.m. on the fourth Saturday of the month at the Lakes Region Library, 1511 Druid Road, Inverness. I hope you will come and join one of our clubs or the executive committee. We want to share our story with you and hear your concerns and desires for better government. If you are considering running for elected office as a Republican, we can be a resource to you. Feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your candidacy. Running for elected office and representing your fellow Americans in government is what makes our country great.Michael Moberley chairman, Citrus County Republican Executive CommitteeHappy holidays!Anna DeRose is offended when someone wishes her happy holidays. She wants everyone to celebrate the Christmas season as she does, whether or not they are Christians (Chronicle,Page A10, Dec. 3). She ignores the fact that late December was a time of celebration for many years before Christ. It had its roots in the pagan celebration of the rebirth of the sun. Primitive people worried as the days got shorter and shorter and appealed to their gods to prevent the sun from disappearing altogether. Then around Dec. 21 each year a miraculous thing happened: the sun changed course and days began getting longer. This was clearly a cause for celebration and thanks to their gods. Festivities around the winter solstice continued among the many primitive religions of the time. Early Christians looking to gain adherents and avoid persecution recognized the difficulty of establishing a new celebration at a different date. The actual date of Christs birth was not known. Therefore they declared Dec. 25 as the day, and began their Christian celebrations during the winter solstice. The season has continued to exist as a festival period throughout the world, with the emphasis being more on the festive than the religious. Giftgiving, Santa Claus, Christmas trees, and the like are secular activities associated with the season. The religious significance of Christmas remains for those who choose to focus on that aspect. But many people of different religions, or no religion, celebrate the season in their own way. Anna DeRose wants the storekeepers she patronizes to figure out whether to wish her a merry Christmas, happy Hanukkah, happy New Year, happy Kwanzaa, happy Saturnalia, or some other specific greeting. Happy holidays covers them all, and is the one I prefer. So I think its quite appropriate to wish her happy holidays and let her celebrate whichever traditions she chooses.Louis Pulgrano Citrus HillsOPINIONCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, DECEMBER17, 2013 A11 000GWA6Final Day! Come See Us Today!Tuesday, December 17, 10 am 5 pm 000GWQB NEW OFFICE LOCATION Announces the NEW OFFICE LOCATION NEW OFFICE LOCATION of his new practice Call 228-4975 Comprehensive foot and ankle care for the entire family. Call 228-4975 Call 228-4975 to schedule an appointment Nature Coast Foot And Ankle Center, LLC 6254 W. Corporate Oaks Drive Crystal River (In Meadowcrest) Dr. Kenneth P. 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Brrrr! Associated PressKyree McCray, 9, wound up with a face full of snow Monday after wiping out while sledding at Wilson Middle School in Erie, Penn. The Erie region has received more than 40 inches of snow so far this winter season. Mega Millions could hit $1BDES MOINES, Iowa The Mega Millions jackpot inched toward a U.S. lottery record Monday as it soared to $586 million amid a frenzy of ticket purchases, raising the possibility that the prize could pass the once-unthinkable $1 billion mark by Christmas Eve should nobody win before then. Paula Otto, executive director of the Virginia Lottery and lead director for Mega Millions, said ticket sales are ahead of projections for Tuesdays drawing, increasing the likelihood it could shatter the current record of $656 million, set in a March 2012 Mega Millions drawing.Feds OK gay couple tax breaksWASHINGTON The Obama administration is letting legally married samesex couples claim some health care tax benefits for this year. A notice Monday by the IRS and Treasury Department will let the couples take advantage this year of the Supreme Courts June ruling invalidating part of the Defense of Marriage Act. The notice lets an employee receiving certain health care tax breaks to claim them for their samesex spouse this year. Usually, an employee must make their selections about who qualifies for those tax breaks before a tax year begins. They normally cannot be changed until the next tax year.Yellowstone threat gets even scarierHELENA, Mont. The hot molten rock beneath Yellowstone National Park is 2.5 times larger than previously estimated, meaning the parks supervolcano has the potential to erupt with a force about 2,000 times the size of Mount St. Helens, according to a new study. By measuring seismic waves from earthquakes, scientists were able to map the magma chamber underneath the Yellowstone caldera as 55 miles long, lead author Jamie Farrell of the University of Utah said Monday. That means there is enough volcanic material below the surface to match the largest of the supervolcanos three eruptions over the last 2.1 million years, Farrell said. The largest blast the volcanos first was 2,000 times the size of the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens in Washington state. A similar one would spew large amounts of volcanic material in the atmosphere, where it would circle the earth, he said. It would be a global event, Farrell said. There would be a lot of destruction and a lot of impacts around the globe. From wire reports Nation BRIEFS NATION& WORLD Page A12TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Vaccine Associated PressA Yemeni girl receives a polio vaccination Monday during a polio immunization campaign at a health center in Sanaa, Yemen. Venezuela revamps currencyCARACAS, Venezuela Venezuela is overhauling decade-old currency controls to benefit its struggling oil industry and arrest the decline of the bolivar on the black market. Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez says the governments 9-month-old U.S. dollar auction system will be expanded next year to provide a more favorable exchange rate to oil companies, tourists and the central banks gold purchases. Ramirez denies the move represents a stealth devaluation, though he says the auction mechanism will gradually replace the so-called Cadivi system thats used to mete out dollars to Venezuelans.Mexicans pass energy reform billMEXICO CITY In a steam-roller operation that ended Monday, a majority of Mexicos state legislatures approved sweeping energy legislation that will allow private companies to explore for and produce oil and gas in the country. It took only about three days for 17 of the 31 state legislatures, one more than needed, to approve the transformation of Mexicos state-controlled oil industry that Congress passed last week. Some of the state congresses voted through the laws in the early morning hours after little or no debate. President Enrique Pena Nietos Institutional Revolutionary Party, the PRI, relied on its dominance of most legislatures to push the bill through despite protests staged by opponents of the changes. The PRI ruled Mexico from 1929 to 2000 relying on rubber-stamp congresses, and though Mexico has become much more of a democracy since then, many saw similarities to the partys old ways.Israel, Lebanon ease tensionsJERUSALEM Israel and Lebanon on Monday rushed to ease tensions following a deadly border skirmish that left one Israeli soldier dead, with the enemy countries holding a face-toface meeting with U.N. peacekeepers and pledging their commitment to a 7-year-old cease-fire. The U.N. peacekeeping force along the volatile border, UNIFIL, said it called the meeting to establish the facts and circumstances behind the flare-up in violence and to restore a cease-fire that has been in place since a 2006 war. It said both sides pledged to preserve calm and stability. In Sundays incident, a Lebanese sniper opened fire at an Israeli vehicle traveling near the border area of Rosh Hanikra, killing a soldier inside. Several hours later, the Israeli military said it shot two Lebanese soldiers after spotting suspicious movement in the same area. World BRIEFS From wire reports Associated PressWASHINGTON After more than 40 years of study, the U.S. government said it has found no evidence that common anti-bacterial soaps prevent the spread of germs, and regulators want the makers of Dawn, Dial and other household staples to prove their products do not pose health risks to consumers. Scientists at the Food and Drug Administration announced Monday they are revisiting the safety of triclosan and other sanitizing agents found in soap in countless kitchens and bathrooms. Recent studies suggest triclosan and similar substances can interfere with hormone levels in lab animals and spur the growth of drug-resistant bacteria. The governments preliminary ruling lends new support to outside researchers who have long argued that the chemicals are, at best, ineffective and at worst, a threat to public health. The FDA is finally making a judgment call here and asking industry to show us that these products are better than soap and water, and the data dont substantiate that, said Stuart Levy of the Tufts University School of Medicine. While the rule only applies to personal hygiene products, it has implications for a broader $1 billion industry that includes thousands of anti-bacterial products, including kitchen knives, toys, pacifiers and toothpaste. During the past 20 years, companies have added triclosan and other cleaners to thousands of household products, touting their germ-killing benefits. Under a proposed rule released Monday, the agency will require manufacturers to prove that antibacterial soaps are safe and more effective than plain soap and water. Products that are not shown to be safe and effective by late 2016 would have to be reformulated, relabeled or removed from the market. I suspect there are a lot of consumers who assume that by using an anti-bacterial soap product, they are protecting themselves from illness, protecting their families, said Sandra Kweder, deputy director in the FDAs drug center. But we dont have any evidence that that is really the case over simple soap and water. Feds eye anti-bacterial soaps FDA might require companies to prove products are effective Associated PressA bottle of Dawn Ultra antibacterial soap in a kitchen in Chicago. The Food and Drug Administration said Monday there is no evidence that antibacterial chemicals used in liquid soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs, and there is evidence they may pose health risks. Associated PressWASHINGTON In a ruling with potentially far-reaching consequences, a federal judge declared Monday that the National Security Agencys bulk collection of millions of Americans telephone records likely violates the U.S. Constitutions ban on unreasonable search. The ruling, filled with blistering criticism of the Obama administrations arguments, is the first of its kind on the controversial program. Even if NSAs metadata collection of records should pass constitutional muster, the judge said, there is little evidence it has ever prevented a terrorist attack. The collection program was disclosed by former NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden, provoking a heated national and international debate. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon granted a preliminary injunction against the collecting of the phone records of two men who had challenged the program and said any such records for the men should be destroyed. But he put enforcement of that decision on hold pending a near-certain government appeal, which may well end up at the Supreme Court. The injunction applies only to the two individual plaintiffs, but the ruling is likely to open the door to much broader challenges to the records collection and storage. The plaintiffs are Larry Klayman, a conservative lawyer, and Charles Strange, who is the father of a cryptologist technician who was killed in Afghanistan when his helicopter was shot down in 2011. The son worked for the NSA and support personnel for Navy SEAL Team VI. Leon, an appointee of President George W. Bush, ruled that the two men have a substantial likelihood of showing that their privacy interests outweigh the governments interest in collecting the data and therefore the NSAs bulk collection program is indeed an unreasonable search under the Constitutions Fourth Amendment. I have little doubt that the author of our Constitution, James Madison, who cautioned us to beware the abridgment of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power, would be aghast, he declared. In addition to civil liberties critics, big communications companies are unhappy with the NSA program, concerned about a loss of business from major clients who are worried about government snooping. President Barack Obama will meet Tuesday with executives from leading technology companies. The meeting was previously scheduled, but the NSA program is sure to be on the agenda, and now the court ruling will be in the mix. Court leashes NSA Associated PressA June 6 file photo shows the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. A federal judge said Monday the NSAs bulk collection of phone records violates the Constitutions ban on unreasonable searches. The judge put his decision on hold pending a nearly certain government appeal. Ruling could be big blow to agency; enforcement on hold Associated PressWASHINGTON Republican leaders and several hard-right groups are displaying the classic signs of a political divorce, including bitter namecalling and reprisals against one another. The recent eagerness of House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to lash out at groups that have given them fits has unshackled others in the Republican ranks to publicly question the motivation of organizations like the Senate Conservatives Fund, Heritage Action, Madison Project and Club for Growth. Such organizations disparage Republicans they accuse of following the path of least resistance in Washington and vow to replace them in primaries with conservative purists. Increasingly in public, Boehner and McConnell are challenging the outside groups credibility and complaining that they are the ones tarnishing conservatism. But it goes both ways. In the recent dust-up over the budget deal, the outside groups suspect that Boehner has a hidden motive. They suggest hes anxious to put economic fights in the rear-view mirror so he can tackle contentious immigration legislation early next year, before the first round of March primaries in Texas and Illinois. If Mitch McConnell and John Boehner think the grass roots are going to sit back and let them continue to work with Democrats to mortgage our nations future, theyre mistaken, Matt Hoskins, executive director of the Senate Conservatives Fund, said in a statement. GOP insiders, insurgents turn up heat
College basketball/ B2 NBA, NHL/ B2 Scoreboard/B3 Sports briefs/ B3 Lottery, TV/B3 College football/B4 NFL/B4 Magic hold on for road win in Chicago. / B2 SPORTSSection BTUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE SPORTS BRIEFSRays INF Beckham tears knee ligamentST. PETERSBURG Tampa Bay Rays infielder Tim Beckham is expected to miss at least a portion of next season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. The No. 1 pick in the 2008 baseball draft was injured during an offseason workout and will require surgery. Beckham made his major league debut in September after batting .276 with four homers and 51 RBIs at Triple-A Durham. The 23-year-old appeared in five games for the Rays, going 3 for 7 and driving in one run.Arkansas assistant Partridge hired as coach at FAUBOCA RATON Arkansas assistant head coach and defensive line coach Charlie Partridge has been hired as head coach at Florida Atlantic. Partridge, a native of nearby Plantation, has worked under head coach Bret Bielema the past six years, including five seasons at Wisconsin and the past season at Arkansas. Partridge also coached at Pittsburgh, Eastern Illinois, Iowa State and Drake, where he played football and graduated in 1995. He recruited in Florida for Arkansas and Wisconsin. Carl Pelini resigned as coach Oct. 30 after FAU said he and former defensive coordinator Pete Rekstis acknowledged using illegal drugs. The school later withdrew Pelinis resignation and fired him. Offensive coordinator Brian Wright went 4-0 as interim coach. An introductory news conference for Partridge is scheduled for today.Arizona, Cuse stay 1-2 in AP Top 25Arizona remains the runaway No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll after winning a close game at Michigan on Saturday. The Wildcats (11-0), who won 72-70, received all but two of the first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel Monday. Syracuse (10-0) got the other two No. 1 votes and remains second in a poll, with the top eight teams holding the same spot from last week. Ohio State is third followed by Wisconsin, Michigan State, Louisville and Oklahoma State. Duke and Villanova, which moved up two spots, were tied for eighth, while Connecticut dropped one spot to round out the top 10. See Page B3 for the complete Top 25 list.UConn women stay No. 1 in AP pollThe UConn womens basketball team remains the unanimous No. 1 in The Associated Press poll, with a showdown against second-ranked Duke looming tonight. It will be the 52nd meeting between the top two teams in the poll, with the No. 1 team holding a 31-20 advantage. Florida State entered the Top 25 this week at No. 24. See Page B3 for the complete Top 25 list.From wire reports Tampa to host 2017 college football title game Glendale, Ariz., gets championship in 2016 Associated PressArizona will host the College Football Playoff championship in 2016 and Tampa will be the site of the 2017 title game. The conference commissioners who oversee the playoffs announced Monday their choices for the sites of the second and third championship games in the new postseason system that goes into effect next season. This was not an easy decision, said Bill Hancock, executive director of the playoff. It was a very competitive process. The decision was difficult because we received eight excellent proposals. The first championship game will played Jan. 12, 2015, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, home of the Dallas Cowboys. The second title game is scheduled to be played Jan. 11, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz., at University of Phoenix Stadium, home of the Fiesta Bowl and the NFLs Cardinals. The Fiesta Bowl is also part of the sixbowl semifinal rotation for the playoff, but it wont host a semifinal until the 2016 season. The other bidders for the 2016 game were Jacksonville, New Orleans and Tampa. Tampas Raymond James Stadium, home of the Buccaneers, was a finalist to host the first championship game, and it was no surprise that it was awarded one of the next two. The national title game in Tampa is scheduled to be played Jan. 9, 2017. Associated PressTampa and Raymond James Stadium, home of the Buccaneers, will host the College Football Playoff title game in 2017. The city was a finalist for the first title game, which will played Jan. 12, 2015, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, home of the Dallas Cowboys. College Football Playoffs title gamesThe sites for the first three College Football Playoff championship games have been set:Jan. 12, 2015: AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.Jan. 11, 2016: U of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.Jan. 9, 2017: Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. Lecanto controls first half, holds on for 2-1 victory at Crystal River See TAMPA/ Page B3 MATT PFIFFNER /ChronicleABOVE: Lecanto midfielder Jacob Rice brings the ball upfield as Crystal River defender Austin Annis looks to cut off his path to the goal Monday night in Crystal River. BELOW: Lecantos James Carr controls the ball in the first half as Caleb Russo of Crystal River follows the action. The Panthers led 2-0 at halftime and went on to a 2-1 victory over their county rivals. DAVIDPIEKLIK CorrespondentCRYSTAL RIVER A matchup of county rivals went down to the wire, as Lecanto held off Crystal River 2-1 in boys soccer Monday night. The Panthers (3-4-2) jumped out to a quick 2-0 first half lead on goals by forward Lucas Ripiso. The Pirates (3-10) were not about to quit and though outhustled and outplayed in the first half, made things interesting after turning up the intensity in the second half. Pirates goal keeper Kyle Kidd did his best to keep his team in the game, making numerous big saves that included a few point-blank shots that looked to be heading for the back of the goal. He also got bailed out when defender Raymond Dingler kicked a ball away a foot from the goal line after it got by Kidd midway through the first half. We could have easily folded down and said, All right, you guys got it. Its 2-0. But I think we came back and gave them a pretty good run, Kidd said afterward. Ripiso found the net with 25:19 left in the first half on a Ekeli earns 199th win in 8-0 Citrus shutout of HernandoCitrus boys soccer coach Steve Ekeli picked up his 199th career victory in style Monday night, as the Hurricanes blasted visiting Hernando in Inverness, 8-0. Austin Wilcoxon scored three goals for Citrus, while Josh Marsden and Mauro Mondragon added two goals each. Rudy Salazar also had a goal for the Hurricanes. Noah McGinniss, Marsden and Ryan Dolan each had two assists and Mondragon added one helper. Dakota Gruzdas made three saves in net for the shutout win. The Hurricanes (10-2, 9-2) host Hudson tonight as coach Ekeli goes after win No. 200.From staff reports See CLASH/ Page B3
B2TUESDAY, DECEMBER17, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE SPORTS The Dunes Golf Club Play Where the Pros Play UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT 18200 Seville Clubhouse Drive, Weeki Wachee, FL 34614 Call us! 352-596-7888 CALL FOR DETAILS Leagues Golf Outings Early Bird Memberships Leagues Available Now Leagues Available Now Looking Looking For Players For Players Men, Women, Men, Women, & Couples & Couples 000GXAW League Plays $ 29 00 Weekday Regular $ 30 00 Crosby lifts Penguins past Maple Leafs 3-1 Associated PressPITTSBURGH Sidney Crosbys 19th goal of the season broke a tie with just over 6 minutes remaining and the Pittsburgh Penguins edged the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Monday night. Crosby took a centering pass from Pascal Dupuis and beat Torontos Jonathan Bernier to the stick side to boost his point total to a league-leading 47. Chris Conner and Brandon Sutter also scored for the Penguins, who were playing without a number of regulars, including forward Evgeni Malkin. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 25 shots for Pittsburgh to improve to 27-3 in his past 30 home starts. Pittsburgh has won four straight and nine of 10. Morgan Rielly scored the first goal of his career for the Maple Leafs. Bernier made 28 saves, but couldnt stop Toronto from losing for the fourth time in its past five games.Senators 3, Blues 2, OTOTTAWA Cody Ceci scored his first NHL goal in overtime and the Ottawa Senators beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2. Ceci recovered a clearing attempt by the Blues and sent a wrist shot toward the St. Louis goal that beat Brian Elliott at 3:59 of the extra period. Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Bobby Ryan scored in regulation for the Senators, who picked up points for the fifth time in their past six games. Chris Stewart had both goals for the Blues and both came late in the second period and both were set up by Derek Roy. Roy also took a hooking penalty in overtime, but the Senators were unable to take advantage.Jets 3, Blue Jackets 2COLUMBUS, Ohio Evander Kane returned from an injury to score a goal and add an assist, leading the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets. Mark Scheifele and Bryan Little also had goals for the Jets, with Al Montoya making 22 saves. R.J. Umberger and Fedor Tyutin had the goals for the Blue Jackets, who had a first-period goal disallowed. The Blue Jackets had picked up points in five of their past six games (4-1-1). The Jets won four of six games on a road swing only to return home and go 0-2-1 before heading to Columbus. Associated PressPittsburghs Robert Bortuzzo, left, and Torontos Troy Bodie fight during the first period Monday in Pittsburgh. Pacers handed first home loss by Pistons Associated PressCHICAGO Arron Afflalo scored 23 points and the Orlando Magic got double-doubles from Glen Davis and Nikola Vucevic in an 83-82 victory over the slumping Chicago Bulls on Monday night. Davis had 14 points and 11 rebounds despite playing with a sore left shoulder, powering Orlando to a 54-45 edge on the glass in just its second win in the last 10 games. Vucevic finished with 10 points and 11 boards. The Bulls had a chance to win despite shooting 34.6 percent from the field during another terrible offensive performance. Trailing 81-79 with 6.8 seconds left, Joakim Noah made a terrific bounce pass to a streaking Luol Deng, but he missed the easy layup. Deng had 26 points and eight rebounds for Chicago, which has dropped five of six. D.J. Augustin and Dunleavy had 14 points apiece, and Noah finished with 13 points and eight rebounds.Heat 117, Jazz 94MIAMI LeBron James finished with 30 points, nine rebounds and nine assists despite sitting some of the second half after twisting his left ankle, Dwyane Wade added 27 points and the Miami Heat beat the Utah Jazz 117-94. It was Miamis 17th straight victory over a Western Conference opponent, the second-longest regularseason streak by an Eastern Conference team in NBA history. Boston won 20 straight over the West during a ninemonth span of 1973. Chris Bosh scored 20 points for the Heat, who moved within two games of Indiana for the East lead. Miami plays host to the Pacers on Wednesday. Alec Burks scored 31 points for Utah, which got 17 from Derrick Favors.Pistons 101, Pacers 96INDIANAPOLIS Josh Smith had 30 points, Greg Monroe finished with 13 points and 12 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons handed Indiana its first home loss, stunning the Pacers 101-96. The Pistons won for the second time in six games, ending a six-game skid in the series and a nine-game losing streak on the Pacers home court. Lance Stephenson had a season high 23 points while Luis Scola scored 13 of his season-best 18 in the fourth quarter for Indiana (20-4), which was 11-0 at home coming into the game. Oklahoma City is the only NBA team unbeaten at home. Detroit held a 55-40 rebounding edge and outscored the Pacers in the paint. Indiana tied the score four times and got as close as 96-94 late in the fourth.Hawks 114, Lakers 100ATLANTA Kyle Korver sank three 3-pointers in Atlantas dominant third quarter, Al Horford scored 19 points and the Hawks beat coldshooting Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers 114-100. Paul Millsap had 18 points and Jeff Teague had 17 with 10 assists for the Hawks. Horford grabbed 11 rebounds. Bryant made only 4 of 14 shots for eight points. Nick Young led the Lakers with 23 points while making five 3-pointers. Jordan Hill had 21, Xavier Henry had 18 and Pau Gasol had 16, but no other Los Angeles player scored in double figures. The Lakers lack of depth was telling as Atlanta controlled the second half. The Lakers led 54-47 at halftime before being outscored 35-19 in the third period. Korver scored all of his 11 points in the period.Celtics 101, Timberwolves 97BOSTON Jared Sullinger had 24 points and 11 rebounds, hitting a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2:22 left and the Boston Celtics beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 101-97. Avery Bradley scored 19 points and first-round draft pick Kelly Olynyk had nine points in 14 minutes in his second game back after missing 10 with a sprained right ankle. The Celtics won for the fifth time in seven games to hold onto first place in the Atlantic Division despite a 12-14 record that would be 12th-best in the Western Conference. Kevin Love had 27 points with 14 rebounds for Minnesota. But he was also 2 for 11 from 3-point range as the Timberwolves, who hit a season-high 12 3-pointers at Memphis on Sunday, went 8 of 29 from beyond the arc.Nets 130, 76ers 94NEW YORK Joe Johnson made 10 3-pointers, most in the NBA this season, and scored a season-high 37 points to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 130-94 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. Johnson finished 10 for 14 from behind the arc, including 8 of 10 during an incredible third-quarter shooting performance. He passed the nine 3-pointers made this season by Jeremy Lin, who also did it against the inept 76ers perimeter defense, and Stephen Curry. Johnson scored 29 points in the third, his most in any quarter in his career. Deron Williams had 13 points and 13 assists for the Nets, who led by as many as 42 and won for the fourth time in five games.Wizards 102, Knicks 101NEW YORK Bradley Beals driving layup with 6 seconds remaining lifted the Washington Wizards to a 102-101 win over the New York Knicks. The Knicks didnt use one of their three remaining timeouts after Beals basket. Carmelo Anthony took the inbounds pass, dribbled the up court and attempted a 3-pointer that bounced off the rim as time expired. Beal led the Wizards with 21 points, including their final seven as Washington erased a six-point fourth-quarter deficit. Martell Webster added 30 points and John Wall 20 points for the Wizards. Anthony finished with 32 for the Knicks. Associated PressChicago point guard Marquis Teague, left, runs into Orlando point guard Jameer Nelson during the first half Monday in Chicago. Ranked Noles rout Ospreys Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Ivey Slaughter scored a career-high 19 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead the No. 24 Florida State women past North Florida 61-42 Monday night. FSU (9-1) held North Florida without a field goal for more than five minutes to start the game and jumped out to an 11-0 lead. The Seminoles forced 14 North Florida turnovers in the first half while limiting the Ospreys to 27.3 percent shooting from the field and took a 28-17 lead into the break. Morgan Jones converted a three-point play and hit a 3-point shot during a 13-1 run early in the second half as FSU extended its lead to 21 with 13:05 to play. North Florida (2-7) wouldn't get closer than 16 the rest of the way. Natasha Howard scored 18 points on 7-of8 shooting from the field. Bailey Florin and Amber Robinson scored 10 points apiece to pace the Ospreys. No. 14 UNC 124, New Orleans 41MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. Allisha Gray and Diamond DeShields scored 20 apiece, as No. 14 North Carolina hit the century mark for the second straight game, in a 124-41 victory over New Orleans. Coming off a 51-point win against Charleston Southern on Saturday, North Carolina (9-2) set a school record by scoring 124 points. The previous record was 121, set in 1985. It was North Carolinas first back-to-back 100-point games since the 2009-10 season. The Tar Heels scored their 17th point before Dannisha Jackson got New Orleans on the board at the 14:17 mark. North Carolina led 30-2 at the 11:27 mark and pushed it to 72-18 at halftime. New Orleans (0-9) also gave up 100-plus points earlier this season in a 111-38 loss to Mississippi State on Nov. 17. Octavia Wilson led New Orleans with 21 points.No. 23 Syracuse 82, Temple 76SYRACUSE, N.Y. Brittney Sykes scored 11 of her 20 points in the second half as No. 23 Syracuse pulled away from stubborn Temple 82-76. The Owls (5-3) had pulled to within 68-66 when Meghan Roxas hit a 3-pointer with 2:46 left. Sykes answered for Syracuse (9-1) with a threepoint play and a layup. In between, Rachel Coffey hit a 3-pointer and the Orange lead was back to 10, 77-67, with little more than a minute to go. Shakeya Leary led Syracuse with 24 points, Brianna Butler 13, and Coffey 11. Syracuse led by 11 at halftime but hit a fiveminute dry spell afterward. Feyonda Fitzgerald scored eight of her career-high 28 points in a Temple 16-4 run, including two 3-pointers, to come within 49-48. For the next five minutes the teams traded the lead four times. Natasha Thames added 12 points and 13 rebounds, Erica Coville 12 points for Temple. Mens College BasketballBRIEF No. 8 Duke 85, Gardner-Webb 66DURHAM, N.C. Freshman Jabari Parker scored 21 points to help No. 8 Duke beat Gardner-Webb 85-66 on Monday night. Andre Dawkins added a season-high 18 points for the Blue Devils (8-2), who were playing their first game in nearly two weeks. Dukes offense came out strong and shot 50 percent with nine 3-pointers, maintaining a double-digit lead for most of the game even though they didnt do a lot to slow the Runnin Bulldogs own hot shooting. Duke led by 14 points at halftime and by 23 in the second half on the way to earning its 108th straight home nonconference victory. Jerome Hill scored a career-high 22 points to go with nine rebounds to lead Gardner-Webb (6-6), which shot nearly 63 percent in the opening half before cooling off and finishing at 54 percent for the game.
SCOREBOARDCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE through ball from midfielder Evan Chapman, and then scored with less than a minute to go in the half after Crystal River unsuccessfully tried to clear the ball in front of Kidd. The Panthers outshot the Pirates 14-1 and controlled possession for three quarters of the half, and the Pirates failed to generate offense, as players failed to make runs toward the goal on sends. During halftime, Kidd said head coach Bobby Verlato and assistant coach Rob Russo got into the players heads about their sloppy play. Pirates midfielder AJ Bass put his team on the board with 26:18 left in the game after teammate Jacob Penn lobbed a pass toward Panthers goal keeper Ryan Stevens. Stevens tried sliding into the ball in a clear attempt, but it deflected off a defender and Bass fired home the rebound. Ripiso missed getting the hat trick toward the end of the game when he found himself dead center of the Pirates goal from about six feet away. As defenders closed in, he quickly spun and attempted a shot that he couldnt get squared up enough for and Kidd punched the ball up, catching the rebound. Though fired up from the save, Crystal River ran out of time to complete the rally. The Pirates face Central on the road tonight before returning home Thursday to face the Citrus Hurricanes. The Panthers head to West Port tonight. Lecanto hopes to increase its scoring after having difficulties producing goals so far this season. Ripiso said his team needs to work on finishing more, adding, I think once we get the ball past the 18, we get too nervous because we just want to score. But we have to settle down a little bit and think more. We had to learn to lose before we can learn to win, said Rob Higgins, director of the Tampa Bay sports commission. The other bidders for the 2017 game were Jacksonville; the San Francisco Bay Area; Minneapolis; San Antonio, Texas; and South Florida. The Fiesta Bowl was racked by scandal in 2011 when it was revealed by The Arizona Republic that bowl employees were being reimbursed for political contributions. Later, a 276-page report of an investigation conducted by Fiesta Bowl board members and a retired Arizona state Supreme Court justice detailed the apparent scheme. The probe also found an apparent conspiracy to conceal the reimbursement scheme from the bowls Board of Directors and state officials. Two high-ranking bowl officials were fired and later pleaded guilty to federal charges for their roles in the fraudulent campaign-contribution scheme. The Bowl Championship Series fined the Fiesta Bowl $1 million, but the game remained part of the postseason system for crowning a national champion. Under new leadership, the Fiesta Bowl has been able to hold on to a place among the elite postseason games. Credit to the commissioners for hearing me out and understanding where the Fiesta Bowl is headed, Fiesta Bowl executive director and former University of Arizona president Robert Shelton said. The championship game will be played in three time zones in the first three seasons, but Hancock said that shouldnt suggest a pattern. Obviously, playing in three time zones with the first three games was something that turned out to be important to the committee, Hancock said. I think you can expect to see the game move around to different parts of the country, but without a set rotation. TAMPAContinued from Page B1 CLASHContinued from Page B1 On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS TV MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (ESPN) Jimmy V Classic: Cincinnati vs. Pittsburgh 7 p.m. (ESPNU) Florida Gulf Coast at South Florida 7 p.m. (FS1) Yale at Providence 9 p.m. (ESPN) Jimmy V Classic: Florida vs. Memphis 9 p.m. (ESPN2) Missouri State at Louisville 9 p.m. (ESPNU) Wichita State at Alabama 9 p.m. (FS1) Ball State at Marquette NBA BASKETBALL 4 p.m. (NBA) Cleveland Cavaliers at Miami Heat (taped) 9 p.m. (NBA) Oklahoma City Thunder at Denver Nuggets WOMENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (ESPN2) Jimmy V Classic: Connecticut at Duke COLLEGE FOOTBALL 1 p.m. (ESPNU) NCAA Division II, Second Semifinal: Grand Valley St. at Northwest Missouri State (taped) NHL HOCKEY 7 p.m. (FSNFL) Florida Panthers at Toronto Maple Leafs 7 p.m. (SUN) Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Islanders 7:30 p.m. (NBCSPT) Washington Capitals at Philadelphia Flyers SOCCER 2:30 p.m. (FS1) FIFA Club World Cup Semifinal: TBA vs FC Bayern Munchen 2:30 p.m. (FSNFL) UEFA Champions League: Napoli vs Arsenal (taped) RADIO MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 9 p.m. (WYKE 104.3 FM) Florida vs. Memphis 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 GIRLS BASKETBALL 7 p.m. Lecanto at Vanguard BOYS SOCCER 7:30 p.m. Hudson at Citrus 7:30 p.m. Lecanto at West Port 7:30 p.m. Crystal River at Central GIRLS SOCCER 6 p.m. Citrus at Hudson 7 p.m. West Port at Lecanto 7 p.m. Central at Crystal River GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING 4 p.m. Lecanto at Citrus WRESTLING 5:30 p.m. Dunnellon at Lecanto Mens AP Top 25The top 25 teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 15, 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. Arizona (63)11-01,6231 2. Syracuse (2)10-01,5282 3. Ohio St.10-01,4643 4. Wisconsin12-01,3814 5. Michigan St.8-11,2975 6. Louisville9-11,2646 7. Oklahoma St.9-11,1657 8. Duke7-21,0538 8. Villanova10-01,05310 10. UConn9-01,0359 11. Wichita St.10-092312 12. Baylor8-189814 13. Oregon9-083415 14. North Carolina7-279218 15. Memphis7-175516 16. Florida7-269919 17. Iowa St.8-069817 18. Kansas7-348213 19. Kentucky8-341411 20. Colorado10-140521 21. Gonzaga10-137620 22. UMass9-035122 23. Missouri10-022224 24. San Diego St.7-117625 25. Iowa10-27223 Others receiving votes: UCLA 69, Pittsburgh 66, Saint Marys (Cal) 11, George Washington 5, Harvard 4, Oklahoma 4, Michigan 3, Toledo 3.USA Today Top 25The top 25 teams in the USA Today mens college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 15, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking: RecordPtsPvs 1. Arizona (30)11-07981 2. Ohio State (1)10-07482 2. Syracuse (1)10-07483 4. Louisville9-16764 5. Michigan State8-16535 6. Wisconsin12-06456 7. Oklahoma State9-15559 8. Duke7-25537 9. Wichita State10-05458 10. UConn9-049412 11. Oregon9-049011 12. Villanova10-041314 13. Iowa State8-035116 14. Memphis7-134915 15. Gonzaga10-131116 15. Baylor8-131118 17. Florida7-229619 18. North Carolina7-228821 19. Kansas7-323213 20. UMass9-022920 21. Kentucky8-321710 22. UCLA9-19123 23. San Diego State7-19024 24. Colorado10-188 25. Missouri10-076 Others receiving votes: Iowa 53, Pittsburgh 48, Saint Marys 24, Creighton 9, Michigan 7, George Washington 5, New Mexico 3, Virginia 3, Oklahoma 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. 15, 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)10-09001 2. Duke10-08642 3. Tennessee8-08043 4. Notre Dame9-07784 5. Kentucky11-07645 6. Stanford8-17286 7. Louisville10-16747 8. Maryland10-16508 9. Baylor8-16309 10. South Carolina9-053010 11. Colorado9-051711 12. LSU8-146413 13. Oklahoma St.8-042114 14. North Carolina8-238715 15. Iowa St.9-037017 16. Georgia10-034216 17. Penn St.7-333212 18. Purdue6-226718 19. Nebraska8-224519 20. Oklahoma6-323120 21. California7-219822 22. Iowa10-213321 23. Syracuse8-112025 24. Florida St.8-197 25. Gonzaga8-27323 Others receiving votes: Texas A&M 51, Arizona St. 50, Arkansas 29, Texas 15, San Diego 9, West Virginia 8, UTEP 7, Georgia Tech 4, Indiana 4, Middle Tennessee 2, BYU 1, Saint Josephs 1.NBA standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division WLPctGB Boston1214.462 Toronto913.4091 Brooklyn915.3752 New York717.2924 Philadelphia719.2695 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami 186.750 Atlanta 1312.5205 Washington1013.4357 Charlotte1014.4178 Orlando 817.32010 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana 204.833 Detroit 1214.4629 Chicago 914.39110 Cleveland914.39110 Milwaukee519.20815 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio194.826 Houston169.6404 Dallas 1410.5835 New Orleans1111.5007 Memphis1013.4359 Northwest Division WLPctGB Portland214.840 Oklahoma City194.8261 Denver 149.6096 Minnesota1213.4809 Utah 621.22216 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers169.640 Phoenix149.6091 Golden State1312.5203 L.A. Lakers1113.4584 Sacramento715.3187 Mondays Games Detroit 101, Indiana 96 Brooklyn 130, Philadelphia 94 Boston 101, Minnesota 97 Miami 117, Utah 94 Atlanta 114, L.A. Lakers 100 Washington 102, New York 101 Orlando 83, Chicago 82 San Antonio at L.A. Clippers, late Todays Games Portland at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Sacramento at Charlotte, 7 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Memphis, 8 p.m. Oklahoma City at Denver, 9 p.m. New Orleans at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Wednesdays Games Utah at Orlando, 7 p.m. Indiana at Miami, 7 p.m. Charlotte at Toronto, 7 p.m. Detroit at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Sacramento at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Washington at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. Portland at Minnesota, 8 p.m. New York at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Memphis at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. San Antonio at Phoenix, 9 p.m. Chicago at Houston, 9:30 p.m. New Orleans at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.NFL standingsAMERICAN CONFERENCE East WLTPctPFPA New England1040.714369311 Miami 860.571310296 N.Y. Jets680.429246367 Buffalo 590.357300354 South WLTPctPFPA y-Indianapolis950.643338319 Tennessee590.357326355 Jacksonville4100.286221399 Houston2120.143253375 North WLTPctPFPA Cincinnati950.643354274 Baltimore860.571296277 Pittsburgh680.429321332 Cleveland4100.286288362 West WLTPctPFPA x-Denver1130.786535372 x-Kansas City1130.786399255 San Diego770.500343311 Oakland4100.286295393 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East WLTPctPFPA Philadelphia860.571364349 Dallas 770.500393385 N.Y. Giants590.357251357 Washington3110.214305434 South WLTPctPFPA New Orleans1040.714359270 Carolina1040.714328208 Tampa Bay4100.286258324 Atlanta 4100.286309388 North WLTPctPFPA Chicago860.571406391 Green Bay761.536353362 Detroit 770.500362339 Minnesota491.321363425 West WLTPctPFPA x-Seattle1220.857380205 San Francisco1040.714349228 Arizona950.643342291 St. Louis680.429316324 x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division Thursdays Game San Diego 27, Denver 20 Sundays Games Minnesota 48, Philadelphia 30 Atlanta 27, Washington 26 San Francisco 33, Tampa Bay 14 Seattle 23, N.Y. Giants 0 Chicago 38, Cleveland 31 Indianapolis 25, Houston 3 Buffalo 27, Jacksonville 20 Miami 24, New England 20 Kansas City 56, Oakland 31 Carolina 30, N.Y. Jets 20 Arizona 37, Tennessee 34, OT St. Louis 27, New Orleans 16 Green Bay 37, Dallas 36 Pittsburgh 30, Cincinnati 20 Mondays Game Baltimore 18, Detroit 16 Sunday, Dec. 22 Tampa Bay at St. Louis, 1 p.m. Indianapolis at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Denver at Houston, 1 p.m. Miami at Buffalo, 1 p.m. New Orleans at Carolina, 1 p.m. Dallas at Washington, 1 p.m. Cleveland at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. Tennessee at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. Arizona at Seattle, 4:05 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Detroit, 4:05 p.m. Oakland at San Diego, 4:25 p.m. Pittsburgh at Green Bay, 4:25 p.m. New England at Baltimore, 4:25 p.m. Chicago at Philadelphia, 8:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23 Atlanta at San Francisco, 8:40 p.m.Late Sunday Steelers 30, Bengals 20Cincinnati 0701320 Pittsburgh 2163030 First Quarter PitBell 1 run (Suisham kick), 9:58. PitA.Brown 12 pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick), 2:16. PitA.Brown 67 punt return (Suisham kick), 1:12. Second Quarter PitFG Suisham 25, 9:36. CinBernard 1 run (Nugent kick), 5:14. PitFG Suisham 45, 1:14. Third Quarter PitFG Suisham 26, 6:18. Fourth Quarter CinEifert 1 pass from Dalton (Nugent kick), 14:09. CinM.Jones 13 pass from Dalton (pass failed), 5:46. A,873. CinPit First downs 1919 Total Net Yards279290 Rushes-yards22-5736-106 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 4 8 24 36 5-of-5No winner 4-of-5319$555 3-of-59,235$12.50 CASH 3 (early) 3 7 0 CASH 3 (late) 0 7 9 PLAY 4 (early) 6 2 1 6 PLAY 4 (late) 2 0 3 9 FANTASY 5 7 15 16 20 34TUESDAY, DECEMBER17, 2013 B3 Citrus claims district road winGoals from Malene Pedersen and Taylor Falabella and a stingy defensive effort led the Citrus girls soccer team to a 2-1 victory at Hernando on Monday night. The Hurricanes led 1-0 at halftime and stretched it to 2-0 in the second. A late Hernando goal cut the lead in half, but the Hurricanes allowed just four shots all night, three of which were saved by Katlyn Marks. Erin Cagwin and Cassie Boling had assists for Citrus, which improved to 7-8-2 overall and 6-5-2 in district action with the win. The Hurricanes return to action tonight at Hudson at 6 p.m.Malzahn is Coach of the YearDALLAS Auburns Gus Malzahn is the winner of the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award presented by the Football Writers Association of America. Malzahn had led the Tigers (12-1) to the BCS national championship game in his first season after taking over a team that went 3-9 in 2012. He is the third coach to win the award in the first season with a school, joining Ralph Friedgen of Maryland in 2001 and Tom Cahill of Army in 1966. Malzahn is also the second Auburn coach to win the award, along with Terry Bowden in 1993.Victorino has surgery thumbBOSTON Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino has undergone surgery to release a nerve in his right thumb. Boston said Dr. Thomas Graham operated in Cleveland and that Victorino is expected to be ready to participate in spring training. Victorino hit .294 with 15 homers, 61 RBIs and 21 stolen bases in his first season with the Red Sox, and his three-run double off the Green Monster sparked the Red Sox to their Game 6 win over St. Louis and their third World Series title in 10 seasons.Oregon CB Hill suspendedEUGENE, Ore. Oregon cornerback Troy Hill has been suspended indefinitely by the No. 10 Ducks following his arrest on Friday. Hill entered a not guilty plea to misdemeanor charges of menacing and criminal mischief. His next court appearance is scheduled for Jan. 21. Hill played as a backup in 11 games, with 29 tackles overall, including 21 solo.From staff and wire reports SPORTS BRIEFS Passing 222184 Punt Returns0-02-78 Kickoff Returns5-1501-20 Interceptions Ret.1-00-0 Comp-Att-Int 25-44-020-25-1 Sacked-Yards Lost1-81-7 Punts 4-41.53-38.3 Fumbles-Lost2-10-0 Penalties-Yards6-504-25 Time of Possession28:2431:36 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGCincinnati, Bernard 13-33, Dalton 4-20, Green-Ellis 4-4, Huber 1-0. Pittsburgh, Bell 24-57, Dwyer 6-26, F.Jones 5-22, A.Brown 1-1. PASSINGCincinnati, Dalton 25-44-0-230. Pittsburgh, Roethlisberger 20-25-1-191. RECEIVINGCincinnati, Green 9-93, M.Jones 5-48, Eifert 3-33, Gresham 3-23, Sanu 3-20, Bernard 2-13. Pittsburgh, A.Brown 5-66, Bell 550, Sanders 5-38, Miller 4-35, Cotchery 1-2. MISSED FIELD GOALSNone.NHL standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Boston332292469270 Montreal3520123438875 Tampa Bay3319113419080 Detroit3515119398994 Toronto35171533798102 Ottawa35141563499113 Florida34121752978109 Buffalo337233175596 Metropolitan Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh35241014910875 Washington33181233910597 Carolina3414137357994 N.Y. Rangers3416171337691 Philadelphia3314154327691 New Jersey3413156327885 Columbus3414164328795 N.Y. Islanders3491962483118 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Chicago36247553135101 St. Louis3222644811276 Colorado322291459475 Minnesota3519115438181 Dallas 3215125359299 Nashville3316143357792 Winnipeg35151553593102 Pacific Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim3523755111189 Los Angeles342284489468 San Jose3320764610882 Vancouver3520105459883 Phoenix32189541104100 Calgary 33131553186106 Edmonton35112132593120 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Mondays Games Pittsburgh 3, Toronto 1 Winnipeg 3, Columbus 2 Ottawa 3, St. Louis 2, OT Colorado 6, Dallas 2 Todays Games Calgary at Boston, 7 p.m. Winnipeg at Buffalo, 7 p.m. Florida at Toronto, 7 p.m. Tampa Bay at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. Phoenix at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Anaheim at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Washington at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m. San Jose at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Chicago at Nashville, 8 p.m. Vancouver at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Colorado at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Edmonton at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. Wednesdays Games Ottawa at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at N.Y. Rangers, 8 p.m. BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS Agreed to terms with RHP John Axford on a one-year contract, pending a physical and RHP Shaun Marcum on a minor league contract. DETROIT TIGERS Announced RHP Luis Marte and INF Danny Worth cleared waivers and were sent outright to Toledo (IL). KANSAS CITY ROYALS Agreed to terms with INF Omar Infante on a four-year contract. TORONTO BLUE JAYS Agreed to terms with INF Jared Goedert on a minor league contract. National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS Acquired RHP Addison Reed from the Chicago White Sox for INF Matt Davidson. ATLANTA BRAVES Agreed to terms with RHP Gavin Floyd and RHP Brandon Beachy on one-year contracts. CHICAGO CUBS Agreed to terms with LHP Wesley Wright on a one-year contract. COLORADO ROCKIES Agreed to terms with LHP Boone Logan on a three-year contract. Designated RHP Collin McHugh for assignment. LOS ANGELES DODGERS Agreed to terms with INF Josh Bell and RHP Sam Demel on minor league contracts. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Agreed to terms with INF Mark Ellis on a one-year contract. Frontier League NORMAL CORNBELTERS Exercised the 2014 contract options on RHP Drew Provence, RHP Jose Trinidad, RHP Luis Noel, RHP Matthew Suschak, RHP Tyler Lavigne, INF Ryan Lashley, INF Santiago Chirino, OF Jason Matusik, OF Romulo Ruiz, UTL David Medina, and OF Oscar Garcia. Declined the options on RHP Mitch Mormann, RHP Sean Gregory, INF T.J. Gavlik, INF Luis Parache, OF Rogelio Noris and C David Remedios. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association CHICAGO BULLS Waived G Mike James. MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES Signed F James Johnson from Rio Grande Valley (NBADL). FOOTBALL National Football League JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS Claimed DE Gerald Rivers off waivers from St. Louis. Placed G Mike Brewster on injured reserve. MINNESOTA VIKINGS Waived RB Joe Bryant. Signed OT Mike Remmers. HOCKEY National Hockey League NHL Suspended Edmonton D Corey Potter two games for boarding Anaheim F Nick Bonino during a Dec. 15 game. CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS Activated F Bryan Bickell from injured reserve. Reassigned F Jeremy Morin to Rockford (AHL). COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Reassigned D Austin Madaisky to Springfield (AHL) from Evansville (ECHL) and D Thomas Larkin to Evansville from Springfield. DETROIT RED WINGS Recalled C Riley Sheahan from Grand Rapids (AHL). NEW JERSEY DEVILS Recalled LW Mattias Tedenby from Albany (AHL). PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Placed D Kris Letang on injured reserve. Recalled D Philip Samuelsson and F Harry Zolnierczyk from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL). SOCCER Major League Soccer SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC Signed G Steve Clark and traded him to Columbus for a 2015 fourth-round SuperDraft pick. Re-signed D Leo Gonzalez. COLLEGE FAU Named Charlie Partridge football coach. NJIT Named Travis Johnson mens lacrosse coach, which will begin play in 2015. OREGON Suspended CB Troy Hill indefinitely from the football team following his arrest.
B4TUESDAY, DECEMBER17, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEFOOTBALL NFL BRIEFSSteelers jump on Bengals early on Sunday nightPITTSBURGH Antonio Brown caught a touchdown pass and returned a punt for a score in a 64second span in the first quarter and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Bengals 30-20 on Sunday night. Shaun Suisham added three field goals for the Steelers (6-8), who built a 24-point lead and hardly looked like a team playing out the string. Ben Roethlisberger completed 20 of 25 passes for 191 yards with a touchdown and an interception. LeVeon Bell added 117 yards of total offense. The Bengals (9-5), looking to move closer to a third straight playoff berth, were undone by a series of special teams miscues. Andy Dalton completed 25 of 44 passes for 230 yards and two second-half touchdowns, but Cincinnati never recovered after getting staggered early at frigid Heinz Field.Jaguars WR Shorts may miss final two gamesJACKSONVILLE Jacksonvilles Cecil Shorts best season as an NFL pass receiver could be coming to a premature end. The Jaguars third-year pro has been hampered with a groin injury for much of the season. He played through the pain and had started the first 13 games, but in Sundays game against Buffalo, was listed as an inactive. On Monday, Shorts said the smartest thing to do was to shut it down for this year and look ahead to next season. Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley stopped short of saying the team would place Shorts on injured reserve in order to have surgery and get an early start on the rehab process. Shorts has caught a career-best 66 passes this season, surpassing his previous best of 55 a year ago. He has 777 yards, behind only the 971 yards he had last year.Sentencing set for man in Sean Taylor killingMIAMI A Jan. 23 sentencing date has been set for a Florida man convicted of murder in the 2007 shooting death of Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor during a botched burglary at the players home. A Miami jury last month convicted 23-year-old Eric Rivera Jr. of seconddegree murder and armed burglary. Rivera faces a maximum life prison sentence but could get less. Four others were charged. One has pleaded guilty, and the others will stand trial later. Taylor also starred at the University of Miami.Shutout means payout for car dealerFEDERAL WAY, Wash. The co-owner of Jet Chevrolet in Federal Way is contacting the insurance company that backed his bet on a Seahawks shutout. The dealership sponsored a raffle with a dozen $35,000 winners if Seattle shut out New York in Sundays game. Jim Johnson told The News Tribune he didnt expect the 23-0 victory over the Giants, but hes glad it happened. Now hes making the drawing happen. About 20 people who bought cars during the promotion were given 100 entries. Another 12 walk-ins also were allowed to enter. The dealership expects to give $420,000 to the raffle winners, thanks to the Seahawks stingy defense.From wire reports BOWL GAMESCollege football FBS bowlsSaturday, Dec. 21 New Mexico Bowl At Albuquerque Washington State (6-6) vs. Colorado State (7-6), 2 p.m. (ESPN) Las Vegas Bowl Fresno State (11-1) vs. Southern Cal (9-4), 3:30 p.m. (ABC) Famous Idaho Potato Bowl At Boise, Idaho Buffalo (8-4) vs. San Diego State (7-5), 5:30 p.m. (ESPN) New Orleans Bowl Tulane (7-5) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (8-4), 9 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, Dec. 23 Beef O Bradys Bowl At St. Petersburg Ohio (7-5) vs. East Carolina (9-3), 2 p.m. (ESPN) Tuesday, Dec. 24 Hawaii Bowl At Honolulu Oregon State (6-6) vs. Boise State (8-4), 8 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Dec. 26 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl At Detroit Bowling Green (10-3) vs. Pittsburgh (6-6), 6 p.m. (ESPN) Poinsettia Bowl At San Diego Northern Illinois (12-1) vs. Utah State (8-5), 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) Friday, Dec. 27 Military Bowl At Annapolis, Md. Marshall (9-4) vs. Maryland (7-5), 2:30 p.m. (ESPN) Texas Bowl At Houston Minnesota (8-4) vs. Syracuse (6-6), 6 p.m. (ESPN) Fight Hunger Bowl At San Francisco BYU (8-4) vs. Washington (8-4), 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Dec. 28 Pinstripe Bowl At New York Notre Dame (8-4) vs. Rutgers (6-6), Noon (ESPN) Belk Bowl At Charlotte, N.C. Cincinnati (9-3) vs. North Carolina (6-6), 3:20 p.m. (ESPN) Russell Athletic Bowl At Orlando Miami (9-3) vs. Louisville (11-1), 6:45 p.m. (ESPN) Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl At Tempe, Ariz. Kansas State (7-5) vs. Michigan (7-5), 10:15 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, Dec. 30 Armed Forces Bowl At Fort Worth, Texas Middle Tennessee (8-4) vs. Navy (8-4), 11:45 a.m. (ESPN) Music City Bowl At Nashville, Tenn. Mississippi (7-5) vs. Georgia Tech (7-5), 3:15 p.m. (ESPN) Alamo Bowl At San Antonio Oregon (10-2) vs. Texas (8-4), 6:45 p.m. (ESPN) Holiday Bowl At San Diego Arizona State (10-3) vs. Texas Tech (7-5), 10:15 p.m. (ESPN) Tuesday, Dec. 31 AdvoCare V100 Bowl At Shreveport, La. Arizona (7-5) vs. Boston College (7-5), 12:30 p.m. (ESPN) Sun Bowl At El Paso, Texas Virginia Tech (8-4) vs. UCLA (9-3), 2 p.m. (CBS) Liberty Bowl At Memphis, Tenn. Rice (9-3) vs. Mississippi State (6-6), 4 p.m. (ESPN) Chick-fil-A Bowl At Atlanta Texas A&M (8-4) vs. Duke (10-3), 8 p.m. (ESPN) Wednesday, Jan. 1 Heart of Dallas Bowl At Dallas UNLV (7-5) vs. North Texas (8-4), Noon (ESPNU) Gator Bowl At Jacksonville Nebraska (8-4) vs. Georgia (8-4), Noon (ESPN2) Capital One Bowl At Orlando Wisconsin (9-3) vs. South Carolina (10-2), 1 p.m. (ABC) Outback Bowl At Tampa Iowa (8-4) vs. LSU (9-3), 1 p.m. (ESPN) Rose Bowl At Pasadena, Calif. Stanford (11-2) vs. Michigan State (12-1), 5 p.m. (ESPN) Fiesta Bowl At Glendale, Ariz. Baylor (11-1) vs. UCF (11-1), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Jan. 2 Sugar Bowl At New Orleans Alabama (11-1) vs. Oklahoma (10-2), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) Friday, Jan. 3 Orange Bowl At Miami Ohio State (12-1) vs. Clemson (10-2), 8 p.m. (ESPN) Cotton Bowl At Arlington, Texas Missouri (11-2) vs. Oklahoma State (10-2), 7:30 p.m. (FOX) Saturday, Jan. 4 BBVA Compass Bowl At Birmingham, Ala. Vanderbilt (8-4) vs. Houston (8-4), 1 p.m. (ESPN) Sunday, Jan. 5 GoDaddy.com Bowl At Mobile, Ala. Arkansas State (7-5) vs. Ball State (10-2), 9 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, Jan. 6 BCS National Championship At Pasadena, Calif. Florida State (13-0) vs. Auburn (12-1), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Jan. 18 East-West Shrine Classic At St. Petersburg East vs. West, 4 p.m. (NFLN) Saturday, Jan. 25 Senior Bowl At Mobile, Ala. South vs. North, 4 p.m. (NFLN) Associated PressATHENS, Ga. Hutson Mason earned the win and the respect of his teammates when he made it through his first-game jitters to lead Georgia to a comeback victory over Georgia Tech. Following that win in his first career start, Mason said he cant wait to see how hell benefit from that experience when he starts for No. 23 Georgia against Nebraska in the Gator Bowl. Mason recovered from a slow start to throw two touchdown passes in the 41-34 overtime win over Georgia Tech on Nov. 30. Mason said Monday he wants to build off that win and use the bowl game to gain momentum for 2014, when he is expected to have a full season as the starter. I know just from my standpoint, I want to keep that momentum rolling because we can have a special team next year and I want to keep that energy and that excitement moving into the offseason, Mason said. Mason, a junior, moved up as the starter after Aaron Murray tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee against Kentucky on Nov. 23. There had been much anticipation for Masons opportunity, based on the juniors performance in practice and in very limited playing time. Murray made 52 consecutive starts, so Mason had not had an opportunity to show he could be more than a backup. Mason appeared tentative at times in the first half against Georgia Tech as the Bulldogs fell behind 20-0. He almost fumbled on Georgias first possession and threw an interception on the second series of plays. It was a little shaky to start off with, Mason said. First-game jitters, whatever you want to call it. But after we scored that first touchdown, I think our momentum shifted and I calmed down. Mason kept his poise and threw a touchdown pass to Todd Gurley with only 34 seconds remaining in the first half to start the comeback. Thats the type of stuff I think we can expect from him all of next year, said offensive guard Chris Burnette, who said he thinks Mason will be a lot more comfortable in the neutral bowl site in Jacksonville after surviving the road win at Georgia Tech. Just with all of the circumstances that were involved the first (start), for him to handle it the way he did just shows hell finally be ready to go when we play in Jacksonville, Burnette said. The Georgia Tech game was Masons first start since his 2009 senior season at Lassiter High School in Marietta. After waiting so long as Murrays backup, a period of adjustment was understandable. In the second half, anybody could tell I was a lot more comfortable and finally, theres just something about momentum and finally moving the ball that makes you settle down, he said. In the second half I was just out there playing ball. Mason completed 22 of 36 passes for 299 yards with two touchdowns and one interception. The comeback from the 20-point deficit was the biggest in Mark Richts 13 seasons as coach and the third-largest in school history. Not bad for a first start. Hes just a baller and he showed it in the second half, coming back from down 20 points to get us a win, said wide receiver Michael Bennett, who caught a 9-yard touchdown pass from Mason. Hopefully thats a sign for really good things to come and this Gator Bowl will be huge for him, too, especially going into next year. Associated PressGeorgia quarterback Hutson Mason hands off to Todd Gurley against Georgia Tech on Nov. 30 in Atlanta. The Bulldogs defeated the Yellow Jackets in Masons first career start after Aaron Murray was injured a week earlier. Georgias Mason aims to keep momentum for 2014 Miami into playoffs with two more wins Associated PressDAVIE One play from defeat each of the past two weeks, the Miami Dolphins are now two wins from their first playoff berth since 2008. The Dolphins (8-6) control their own destiny and will earn the AFCs sixth and final wild-card spot if they win Sunday at Buffalo and beat the New York Jets at home in the regularseason finale. Miami managed a second consecutive narrow escape Sunday, intercepting Tom Bradys pass in the end zone with 2 seconds left to beat AFC East leader New England 24-20. The previous week, the Dolphins won at Pittsburgh 34-28 when the Steelers Antonio Brown barely stepped out of bounds before reaching the end zone on a wild final play. I dont care if its the last play of the game, or we won by 40 points, Miami defensive end Cameron Wake said. Either way, at the end of the day its a W in the column. The Dolphins might seem improbable playoff contenders. Theyve been outgained this year by 378 yards and rank in the lower half of the NFL in many offensive categories. A bullying scandal had the team in a tailspin only a few weeks ago, when tackle Jonathan Martin abruptly departed and guard Richie Incognito was suspended. But the Dolphins are 5-2 since Martin left, a surge that has saved their season and might extend it. To actually do the job after what theyve gone through, this is the very essence what we call that football family, when youre going through tough situations to come out better than you actually (were) when you went in, said former Pro Bowl receiver Michael Irvin, an analyst on the NFL Network. Coincidentally, the last-second hero in the latest victory was Michael Thomas, who was Martins teammate at Stanford and remains a good friend. Making his NFL debut after being signed last week off the 49ers practice squad, Thomas broke up one pass in the end zone in the final seconds and then intercepted Brady on fourth down. That sealed the Dolphins third win in a row. Theyll be favored in their final two, although they lost at home to lowly Buffalo in October. With Sundays victory, the Dolphins ended a streak of four consecutive losing seasons, the franchises longest since the 1960s. They also ended a streak of seven losses in a row to nemesis New England. This feels like finally getting over the hump, tackle Bryant McKinnie said. This is coming together at a good time, because you know December is when you want to be playing your best ball. McKinnie does know last season he helped the Baltimore Ravens win the Super Bowl. The Dolphins arent yet talking Super Bowl, since their most recent playoff victory came in 2000. But the bandwagons growing for the attendance-challenged franchise, and the latest seesaw victory had fans in a frenzy and players showing some swagger. As long as we dont beat ourselves, we can beat anybody, receiver Mike Wallace said. It was a great win for the organization and for the fans, but we have bigger things in mind. When Thomas made his clinching interception, he was swarmed by teammates who didnt even know his name, and the celebration reduced the safety to tears. Im going to remember this one for the rest of my life, Thomas said. To see the whole team embrace me like this, the rest of the organization, I mean even the trainers and stuff like that, thats what you want. Thats why you play the game, for that camaraderie. Associated PressMiamis Michael Thomas, right, intercepts a ball intended for New England wide receiver Austin Collie, left, as Miami cornerback Will Davis defends, late in the second half Sunday in Miami Gardens. The interception sealed a 24-20 Dolphins victory. Miami is two wins away from its first playoff appearance since 2008. Source: Incognito to sit out rest of seasonDAVIE A person familiar with the situation said Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito will remain on the NFLs suspended list for the rest of the season, including the playoffs. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Dolphins declined to comment on Incognitos status. The person also said Incognito will be paid while suspended and would be in line for a playoff share. Incognito was suspended Nov. 3 in the wake of the teams bullying scandal. He filed a grievance Nov. 14 against the Dolphins seeking to rejoin the team, but later withdrew it.From wire reports
Section CTUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 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. They clearly mention that this test does not replace your physician. The implication of the tests is that it guides you in various aspects of your life. Certain genetic changes may make you more susceptible to certain drugs and others may make you more likely to get certain cancers or other health conditions. Some of these you may be able to prevent and others you may not. This all sounds well and good and helpful. It costs only $99 and so it is not very expensive. What is the caveat? Recently, the FDA has asked the company to stop marketing its product. The Mountain View, Calif., companys saliva collection kit and Personal Genome Service (PGS) is being marketed without marketing clearance or approval in violation of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act), the agency said in a letter to the company Recently, there have been lots of advertisements by a genetics company for testing of your various genes. The company is 23andMe. This company measures hundreds of your genes from your saliva. Dr. Sunil GandhiCANCER & BLOOD DISEASE WHATYOU SHOULD KNOWBEFOREYOU GET A GENETIC TEST See GANDHI/ Page C2 000GIG1
This month Im spotlighting three books that make startling claims. Each book is backed by solid research. All three emphasize the extraordinary impact of lifestyle on health, whether dealing with diabetes, cancer, heart disease or any other of the chronic diseases that plague us today. Goodbye Diabetes Dr. Wes Youngbergs recent book, Goodbye Diabetes, tells the stories of many diabetic patients who successfully reversed their disease, even when it had reached life-threatening levels. His extensive work in this field and his research references provide solid support for his thesis. Using the striking analogy of the Titanic, where passengers, crew and officers alike ignored advance warning signals of danger ahead, the author notes that early warning signals in diabetes are often ignored until disaster is imminent. At that point, life-saving treatment can be difficult and may be impossible. Dr. Youngberg, a faculty member at Loma Linda University, depicts early warning signals for diabetes very clearly, describes effective treatment measures, and finally spells out lifestyle measures that can prevent and even reverse clinical diabetes. He states flatly that percent of diabetes cases need never exist. Many, if not most, cases of diagnosed type 2 diabetes can be reversed. After describing the many complications of diabetes, his book informs us how healthy lifestyle measures can prevent and reverse most of them. Anticancer: A New Way of Life This book by Dr. David ServanSchreiber is remarkable on many levels. First, its a riveting story of how he accidentally discovered his own brain cancer. He goes on to tell the extraordinary story of how he coped with his devastating disease. He had the best surgical and chemotherapeutic treatment possible, and had five years of remission in which he pursued his academic research in neuroscience and his career as a clinical professor of psychiatry. Then, his brain cancer returned. The news was again devastating. As a neuroscientist himself, ServanSchreiber was aware of cutting-edge research being done in cancer. With own his life at stake, he set out to understand the complex inner workings of the bodys natural cancer-fighting capabilities. He made big changes in his diet and exercise regimen, applied stressreduction techniques, and for a span of 14 years, he enjoyed superb health. Sad to say, Dr. Servan-Schreiber had another recurrence 19 years after his initial cancer, which was fatal. Disease-Proof: The Remarkable Truth About What Makes Us Well Dr. David L. Katz, the author of this powerful new book on preventing our deadliest diseases, is the founding director of Yale Universitys Prevention Research Center at Griffin Hospital. He has published more than 150 scientific papers, has authored or coauthored 15 books, and is editor-inchief of the journal Childhood Obesity. For years, most scientists thought that our genes determined our fate. Completion of the human genome map in 2003 and follow-up research gives us a much different understanding. The startling truth is that each of us influences our genes to a much greater degree than we thought possible. In Disease-Proof, he gives readers dozens of practical tips on smart shopping, healthy cooking, eating out and other healthy activities. His tips are well-tested, many based on research done at Yales Prevention Research Center. Disease-Proof provides much practical wisdom about learning and applying the skills of a healthy lifestyle.Ed Dodge, M.D., MPH, is a retired physician now living in Texas. Visit his website, www.thepoweroflifestyle.com. posted on the FDA website Monday. Therefore, 23andMe must immediately discontinue marketing the PGS until such time as it receives FDA marketing authorization for the device. In its letter, the FDA says: Some of the uses for which PGS is intended are particularly concerning, such as assessments for B RCArelated genetic risk and drug responses (e.g., warfarin sensitivity, clopidogrel response, and 5fluorouracil toxicity) because of the potential health consequences that could result from false positive or false negative assessments for highrisk indications such as these. For instance, if the BRCA-related risk assessment for breast or ovarian cancer reports a false positive, it could lead a patient to undergo prophylactic surgery, chemoprevention, intensive screening, or other morbidity inducing actions, while a false negative could result in a failure to recognize an actual risk that may exist. Is this real or just the FDA stepping its boundary or is it government over regulating the public? I dont think so. Reliability of any test depends on the accuracy. Inaccurate tests may do more harm than good. As per the FDA, The risk of serious injury or death is known to be high when patients are either non-compliant or not properly dosed; combined with the risk that a direct-to-consumer test result may be used by a patient to self-manage, serious concerns are raised if test results are not adequately understood by patients or if incorrect test results are reported. I am not saying that and Me testing is of poor quality, but I definitely agree that proper oversight is extremely important. In short, think twice before going for unapproved testing.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 or call 352-746-0707.C2TUESDAY, DECEMBER17, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE HEALTH& LIFE Aquestion I am frequently asked by cancer patients is, Should I continue to exercise as I go through therapy? My recommendation is usually yes, unless exercise may pose a risk to the patient. If you talk to patients, they have endless reasons for why they exercise and how it makes them feel better. It helps people stay with treatment and feel better about life. It gives them feelings of control and hope. Youre going to be able to interact with your family and friends better and do the things that are meaningful for you. Then after treatment, one of the big things were seeing is that exercise radically reduces fatigue. So, if you are going to exercise, when do you start and how much is enough? I personally think you should start exercising the day you are told you have cancer. The amount of exercise will vary depending on age, what kind of surgery you have had, and your physical limitations. Its really about learning to work around your limitations, looking at the positive aspects, and saying, these are the things I can do. With older people, its probably much more important to exercise, because they get debilitated and lose physical strength or ability more quickly than others. You should start off slowly; way slower than what you think you should be doing. Most people think back to when they were 18 or 20 and think theyll just go back to the kind of exercise they did then. They push themselves beyond what they can do. They get sore and more tired, so they quit. I generally tell people to exercise at least every other day for at least 1530 minutes. That amount of time can greatly reduce fatigue. It also improves your quality of life, bone strength, and body composition, the bodys balance of fat to muscle. People are generally able to exercise for that length of time and it helps both physically and emotionally. Should everyone exercise? The answer is no. I tell people not to exercise if theyre having bad side effects from chemo, if theyre getting sick from it, experiencing pain, nausea, fever, dizziness, shortness of breath, low blood counts or heart problems. Otherwise you can exercise. Even in a hospital bed, you can do exercises to keep your muscles strong. Even though it doesnt help your cardiovascular fitness, it keeps your muscles strong so you can get up and walk out of the room. The situations mentioned above are really the only times to avoid exercise. If there are some limitations from a recent surgery, you can adapt an exercise program around your limitations. The type of exercise can be adjusted as well. If you are only choosing one type of exercise, aerobic exercise such as walking, biking, swimming, or dancing is better than resistance exercise such as weight lifting or strengthbuilding. Ultimately, if somebody has time to do a little resistance training and a little more aerobic training, that would be ideal. If youre up walking or riding your bike or doing an activity that you like, youre going to get stronger and continue with your exercise routine.Dr. C. Joseph Bennett is a board-certified radiation oncologist and a member of the Citrus County Unit of the American Cancer Society. Watch Navigating Cancer on WYKE TV at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and at 10 a.m. Thursdays. If you have any suggestions for topics, or have any questions, contact him at 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Should you exercise during cancer treatment? Dr. C. Joseph BennettNAVIGATING CANCER GANDHIContinued from Page C1 As per the FDA, The risk of serious injury or death is known to be high when patients are either non-compliant or not properly dosed; combined with the risk that a direct-to-consumer test result may be used by a patient to self-manage, serious concerns are raised if test results are not adequately understood by patients or if incorrect test results are reported. Dr. Ed DodgePOWER OF LIFESTYLE Three books that could change your life We need your informationAs our community grows, it becomes even more important that we know how to keep in touch with each other. The Chronicles annual publication of Our Home Citrus is the best and most complete resource for all those important organizations, clubs, hobby groups, and other ways we make friends, share pastimes and help each other out. If you would like your group to be listed in this publication please fill out the following form and mail or deliver by Citrus County Chronicle Attention: Our Home Citrus 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd. Crystal River, FL 34429 NAME OF ORGANIZATION: (must be non-profit) ORGANIZATION WEB PAGE: MEETING PLACE: Specific building designation (Elks Lodge, Resource Center, Town Restaurant, etc.) Street address: City: MEETING TIME: MEETING DATE: Day of the week (every Monday, third Monday of the week) CONTACT: Name: Phone number: Email address: Please check the category which best describes your organization only one category, please: Animals Arts & Crafts Civic Computers Cultural and Heritage Education and Youth Food Programs Fraternal Gardening Hobbies Political Recreation Groups Seniors Service Clubs Special Interest Support Groups Vehicles Weight Control Womens Clubs Medical appointment 352-527-0247 Dental appointment 352-249-9258 www.citruscountyhealth.org Adult Health Care Birth and Death Certificates Childrens Care Dental Care Disaster Preparedness Disease Prevention Environmental Health SERVICES Family Planning/Womens Health Health Education Healthy Start/Mom Care Illness Investigation Tobacco Prevention Walk in Clinics WIC/Nutrition 000GHGH
Associated PressMike Kelley and veterinarian Dr. Mary Gardner stroke Kelleys 10-year-old cat Andy on the evening of Nov. 9, when Gardner came to euthanize the animal in Newport Beach, Calif. It happened with the help of Gardner, cofounder of Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice, the countrys first organized network of veterinarians who provide hospice and end-of-life care in the pets home. Associated PressLOS ANGELES As Mike Kelley stroked his cat Andy for the last time, he recalled how the feline would eat yogurt every morning and meet him at the door every night. Kelley told stories about his beloved pet before Dr. Mary Gardner gave the 10-year-old cat a shot and he went to sleep for the last time. After Andy developed liver disease, Kelley sought the support of the hospice veterinarian, who came to his home, listened to him talk about his cat and eventually allowed Andy to die with dignity. Its in line with a continuing trend of animal lovers committing increasing time and expense to pet care. About four years ago, Gardner of Yorba Linda and Dr. Dani McVety of Tampa, Fla., co-founded Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice Inc., a national network of veterinarians providing end-of-life services for sick animals like Andy. The vets dont just manage a pets nutrition, medication, mobility and cremation arrangements, they comfort grieving families and prepare any fellow pets for the tough days ahead. And, ultimately, they will euthanize when the vet and owner agree the time is right. He was my best buddy. He was there every day for me. I would have done anything to keep him here, said Kelley of Newport Beach. But he didnt want Andy to suffer after medication stopped working and the cat lost his appetite. Lap of Love is the first organized group of its kind in the country, said Colleen Ellis, director of the International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care. The group helps with the last hours of life and the first hours of death of animals ranging from dogs and cats to hamsters and potbellied pigs. The association says there are many vets, vet techs and even a Northern California animal sanctuary that take in terminally ill or elderly pets for hospice care and, eventually, euthanasia. Lap of Love is the biggest organization and the only one composed entirely of experienced veterinarians. Lap of Love partner vets only accept pets nearing the end of life and are often referred by the animals regular veterinarian or a surgeon. Veterinarian hospice care is a lot like human hospice care. The goal is comfort. We are not trying to cure, just manage the symptoms so that they are as comfortable as possible, McVety said. Vet hospice is where human hospice was 50 or 60 years ago. Costs of the services vary across the country, but they range from $200 to $400 for hospice care and about the same for inhome euthanasia.HEALTH& LIFECITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, DECEMBER17, 2013 C3 Autumn has arrived and the weather is perfect for golf, tennis and gardening. The increase in activity can cause hip pain. If you start to experience hip pain then I recommend an X-ray of your pelvis and an exam by a chiropractor or D.O. to determine if the pain is coming from your hip, your pelvic alignment or from your lumbar spine, otherwise known as lower back. People often mistake pain being generated by the nerves of the lumbar spine or sacroiliac joint for hip arthritis. The hip is a ball-and-socket joint located at the top of the leg and the pain from hip degenerative arthritis is usually a deep ache in the front at the top of the leg. The pain may radiate down the thigh from any of the three pain generators mentioned above. This is why it is important to have an orthopedic exam to differentiate the cause of pain. If the source of the pain is truly the hip joint, then it may be best to have physical therapy to postpone a hip replacement, unless there is no cartilage left in the hip. One reason to postpone hip surgery if possible is that the artificial joints have a lifespan of a certain number of years. Another reason to procrastinate is that the hip replacement is a major surgery with risks. Sometimes a combination of chiropractic instrument adjusting, which is a gentle manipulation to increase joint motion, combined with hip exercises help people avoid surgery for at least a few years with a minimum of pain. Gentle chiropractic has successfully helped with many cases of hip osteoarthritis provided that the joint is not bone on bone. Often there is a combination of hip and low back osteoarthritis. Occasionally the painful hip is not the hip with the most degeneration on X-ray. This is a clue that the pain may be coming from elsewhere. The proper orthopedic exam should identify all of the pain generators. If lumbar and pelvic misalignment is seen on X-ray, as well as hip degeneration, I recommend chiropractic care for these with massage and exercise to both hips and to the low back, as well as gentle adjusting to improve alignment and restore joint motion. I assign home exercises to help bring about a lasting change for the better. Chiropractic may also offer microcurrent acupuncture and laser therapy to help the healing process. This combination of therapies can help to postpone or avoid surgery.Dr. Cheryl McFarland-Bryant maintains an active Florida Medical Technologist license. Contact her at 352-795-8911 or visit 6166 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Crystal River, or betterhealthchiropractic.us. For hip pain, surgery isnt always the best option Dr. Cheryl McFarlandBryantBETTER HEALTH Hospice care offered to ill pets, grieving owners National Osteoporosis Foundation Citrus County Support Group, 1 p.m. the third Tuesday monthly in the training room at Citrus County Resource Center, 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto. Each month offers a different speaker. This is part of the NOFs Affiliated Support Group Program dedicated to providing accurate, timely information and support to people affected by osteoporosis. Call Janet Croft at 352-249-7874 or email TheBoneZone2010@yahoo.com. SPRING HILL Nature Coast Multiple Myeloma Support Group 6p.m. the third Wednesday monthly at the Oak Hill Hospital Partners Club (formerly Spring Hill Enrichment Center) at Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd. (State Road 50), Brooksville. Free dinner buffet will be served. Contact Herb and Dianne Terry at 352-621-0672 or email@example.com, or Richard Blustein at 352-428-4536 or Blustein22@aol.com. SPRING HILL Look Good Feel Better Support Group, 3:30 to 5p.m. third Wednesday monthly at the Florida Cancer Specialists, 10441 Quality Drive, Suite 203, in the Medical Arts Building next to Spring Hill Hospital. Call 352-688-7744. Different Strokes for Different Folks stroke support group, 10:30a.m. to noon the third Thursday monthly in the Inpatient Rehabilitation Multipurpose Room at Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center in Crystal River. Call 352-795-1234 for details. Alzheimers caregiver and family support group 2:30p.m. the third Thursday monthly at Superior Residences of Lecanto, 4865 W. Gulf-toLake Highway. Call 352-746-5483. 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. FFRA (Families and Friends Reaching for the Abilities), third Friday monthly at the Key Training Center in Inverness at 130 Heights Ave. Social time and business meeting at 9a.m. is followed by a speaker at 10 a.m.: local Attorney Thomas E. Slaymaker, who address various concerns most caregivers have, such as guardianship. Call Ron Phillips, president, at 352-3827819 or visit www.ffracitrus.org. The Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group will meet at 10:30 a.m. Dec.20 at Floral City United Methodist Church. Call 352-726-7740. SPRING HILL Leukemia/Lymphoma Support Group 5 to 6:30p.m. the fourth Tuesday monthly at the Florida Cancer Institute-New Hopes Spring Hill Center, 10441 Quality Drive, Suite203 in the Medical Arts Building next to Spring Hill Hospital. Call Jeff Haight, R.N., group facilitator, at 352688-7744. Caregivers Support and Information meeting, noon the fourth Tuesday monthly at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 1070 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. Mary Franczak, physical therapist from Sever Rivers Regional Medical Center, will speak about physical safety issues during the holidays. This will be the Holiday Luncheon, so reservations are requested. Call Gail Sirak at 352795-1618 or Charlotte Downing at 352422-7044 for directions/information. There will be no December meeting. Ocala Health Stroke Support Group meets 9:30 to 11:30a.m. the fourth Tuesday monthly at the Senior Wellness Community Center (9850 S.W. 84th Court, Suite 500, Ocala). Call 800-530-1188 to register. Alzheimers caregiver support group 3 p.m. fourth Tuesday monthly at Crystal Gem Manor, 10845 W. Gem St., Crystal River, facilitated by Debbie OLeary, a group leader trained by the Alzheimers Family Organization. Call 352-794-7601. Respite care available. MONTHLY SUPPORT GROUPS SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS Alzheimers Association-Florida Gulf Coast Chapter affiliated support groups are for family members, caregivers and others interested in learning more about Alzheimers disease. Meetings are open to everyone and free of charge. To arrange free respite care so you can attend a group, call the Hernando office at 352-688-4537 or 800-772-8672. Website: www.alzsupport.com Live chat every Wednesday at noon. Message boards open at all times to post questions and leave replies. Join the Alzheimers Association online community at www.alz.org/living_with_alzheimers_ message_boards_lwa.asp. Crystal River Health & Rehabilitation Center, 136 N.E. 12th Ave., Crystal River; 2p.m. third Saturday monthly. Call Christina DiPiazza at 352-795-5044. 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 813929-1000, 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. Cancer Support: at Cancer Treatment Center. Call Jeannette at 352-7461100 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 352344-6538 to register. Mended Hearts Support: 10a.m. second Friday, Gulf Room at CMHS Historic Building. Call Cardiovascular Services at 352-344-6416. 000G5S8 HOLIDAY BOAT PARADE Saturday, December 21 st 2013 THEME/DECORATE FOR A Majestic Christmas Anyone wanting to participate is welcome to meet (with a decorated boat, near the river markers) in Kings Bay, at 4:45pm. Parade starts promptly @ 6:15pm. A designated route and entry number will be given to each participating boat. Parade ends at Crackers Restaurant. Come watch the boat parade from any location on Kings Bay to see SANTA before he takes off on his trip from the North Pole!!! Best viewing areas: Crystal River Ale House Petes Pier 3 rd St. Pier The Dockside Ice-cream Shop Crackers Restaurant & Tiki For more information or to pre-register, contact Capt. Suzie Martin at (352)586-8068. WEBSITE http://captsuzie.wix.com/crystalriverboatparade Search Crystal River Community Holiday Boat Parade Prizes well be given for BEST THEMED BOAT and MOST LIGHTS ALL PARTICIPANTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR HIS/HER OWN VESSEL. 9TH ANNUAL CRYSTAL RIVER COMMUNITY 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! Dr. Pablo Figueroa Se Habla Espaol 2222 Highway 44 W., Inverness Caring is my Profession Call for an Appointment 352-860-0633 email@example.com 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 000GX11
Donating blood a Citrus New Years Eve traditionLike that resolution to lose weight, or the kiss at midnight, New Years Eve is filled with traditions, and for many Citrus residents donating blood on the last day of the year is one way to celebrate. LifeSouth will host its annual New Years Resolution Blood Drive, from 11a.m. to 5p.m. Dec. 31 at the Walmart Supercenter, 2461 E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway in Inverness. This is always one of our largest and most fun blood drives of the year, said LifeSouths Pam Egnot. We get people who donate every year at this drive. We even have some multi-generation family donors. To encourage residents to join in the fun, there will be a drawing for a 42-inch LCD TV courtesy of Walmart, and all donors will be entered into a drawing for a Play Station 4. There will be a drawing for a Mossy Oak three-piece seat cover kit and a 2.5-gallon ArmorAll Shop Vac, courtesy of Auto Zone in Inverness. All donors will also receive a thank you gift from LifeSouth. The LifeSouth staff will bring a picnic to the parking lot, grilling hot dogs and hamburgers and offering chips and soft drinks. Donors must be 17 or older, or 16 with parental permission, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good health. A photo ID is also required. To learn more about donating blood, visit www.lifesouth.org.Oak Hill Partners Club slates eventsSPRING HILL Oak Hill Hospital H2U Partners Club events. The hospital is at 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill, 1.9 miles east of U.S. 19 on State Road 50. Visit OakHillHospital.com. H2U Partners Club events and activities are open to members only. Membership is open to Hernando, Pasco and Citrus County residents for $20 a year.Dec.17 Christmas Party 10a.m.Dec.21 Suncoast Drive School 8:30a.m. West Citrus Elks to host Bloodmobile 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. Doctor Vitamin offers free seminarsThe Doctor Vitamin store, at 3930 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa, will host free seminars:1 p.m. Saturday, Dec.21: Change Your Water, Change Your Life the Truth About Water. Seating is limited, call to reserve at 352-628-7036.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, with proceeds supporting patient and family care. Until 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 for the Tree of Life can also be made using a major credit card can be made by calling the HPH Foundation at 800-486-8784. The Tree of Life support HPHs community support programs such as free ongoing bereavement groups, holiday bereavement workshops, the Childrens Assistance Program for grieving children and community workshops. For information, call 352-527-4600. SHINE program offers help to seniorsFlorida Department of Elder Affairs SHINE program offers free and unbiased information and assistance for all your health insurance issues. In Citrus County, there are four locations ready to serve your needs. For an appointment at any center, call 352-527-5956. Leave your name, telephone number and a short message. A SHINE counselor will return the call.Citrus County Resource Center, 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto.First United Methodist Church, 8831 W. Bradshaw St., Homosassa.St Annes Episcopal Church, 9870 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River.Inverness Library, 1511 Druid Road, Inverness.C4TUESDAY, DECEMBER17, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE HEALTH& LIFE Adverse reactions to medications are common and, surprisingly, are experienced by most individuals at some point in their lives. These adverse reactions can be mild or they can be serious. Drug reactions as a result of several medications being mixed can also be a factor and this even includes over-the-counter medications, as well as herbal preparations. The vast majority of adverse drug reactions do not involve the immune system. This is termed a side effect. When the immune system is involved, the individual or patient is classified as drug hypersensitive. Drug allergies are an example of this hypersensitivity. When you have a drug allergy that involves hypersensitive reactions this means that your immune system is involved and causing the reaction. Reactions of this nature most often occur if drugs are given intravenously or by injection. This is because they enter the system and circulation rapidly and taking medications by mouth is slower to absorb. Also, there is some correlation with allergic reactions when medication is taken in large doses. Some of the most common medications that are likely to produce an allergic reaction include antibiotics, anticonvulsants, hormones and insulin. This is because they are taken not just one time, but on a continuous basis and that seems to increase the risk. Some symptoms of an allergic reaction include skin rashes, hives, itching and respiratory problems, including wheezing, swelling of areas of the body including the lips and tongue and airway. When it is a severe reaction and life-threatening it is called anaphylaxis. Allergic reactions can occur within seconds, minutes or even hours. It has been documented that a rash or hive can develop days after medication was discontinued. Anaphylaxis is the scariest and most dangerous form of this problem and results in airway problems, blood pressure dropping, lightheadedness, loss of consciousness and shock. It is typically treated with adrenaline or epinephrine, antihistamines and steroids. Fortunately, most people do not experience anaphylaxis. If you have adverse drug reactions or side effects and it is important to make sure that your doctor is well aware of these episodes. You want to make sure that you have a discussion with your doctor and even show him or her the exact medication. Details like when the medicine was taken, how long it took for the symptoms to begin, how long they lasted and of course a description of the symptoms. Also very valuable is a list of any other medications you were taking at the same time because of the potential for interaction. Good recordkeeping will help uncover the underlying cause to make sure they can be avoided in the future. This information helps doctors select alternative medications should the problem that you are taking the medication for occur once again. If you suspect a drug reaction and it is minimal and you feel comfortable, you can call your doctor and ask for advice. If there is any concern whatsoever about your immediate safety, you should dial 911. If you have some tendency to have these kinds of reactions you might want to have some medication on hand. A classic example is an EpiPen and the need and recommendation for use can be reviewed by your doctor. Antihistamines such as Benadryl have been used for years for mild situations, but the best treatment is avoidance or prevention. Denis Grillo, D.O., FOCOO, is an ear, nose and throat specialist in Crystal River. Call him at 352-795-0011 or visit Crystal CommunityENT.com. Drug allergies and drug reactions Dr. Denis GrilloEAR, NOSE & THROAT HEALTH NOTES 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! 000GOBY Tickets available after December 16, 2013 At the following outlets... Citrus County Fair Office Inverness 726-2993 Crystal River Chamber of Commerce 795-3149 Eagle Buick Homosassa 795-6800 Inverness Chamber of Commerce 726-2801 Advance Ticket Pricing Cash only One day for Adult $8.00 Two day for Adult $15.00 One day for Child (4-11) $4.00 Two day for Child (4-11) $7.00 Gate Ticket Pricing Adults $10.00 Child (4-11) $5.00 www.eaglebuickgmc.com 352-795-6800 Garden Tractors Pulling Food & Camping Available Jr. Tractor Race Every Day 3 Sleds Pulling in Covered Arena Proceeds Benefit Youth Scholarships Citrus County Fair Truck & Tractor Pull Citrus County Fair Truck & Tractor Pull January 24 25, 2014 January 24 25, 2014 Advance Registration Forms Online at www.citruscountyfair.com/tractor.html Advance Registration Forms Online at www.citruscountyfair.com/tractor.html Inverness, FL 34450 352-726-2993 firstname.lastname@example.org Inverness, FL 34450 352-726-2993 email@example.com
Q:During this year I have had a set of dentures made for me after removing my remaining teeth, which were in very poor shape. I have had nothing but problems with these new dentures and have been back for sores at least 20 times by now. Certainly this cannot be the norm for this. Can you give me your opinion on this? Thank you in advance. A: I am sorry to hear that you have had such troubles with your new teeth. It sounds like you have had what we call immediate dentures made. Immediate dentures are dentures that are made while the remaining teeth are still in the mouth. These teeth get removed the same day you get your new teeth, hence, immediate dentures. I happen to enjoy this part of my practice very much. I get great satisfaction when someone comes back after they have received their new teeth and thanks me, it puts a smile on everyones face the patient, my staff and, of course, myself. Unfortunately, it did not go the same way for you. There are many steps that are taken to get to the end result that I did with the patient I just mentioned. In fact, they are too many to list. Some of the more critical steps are:Accurate impressions: I prefer a two-step method that involves making an initial impression from which a custom tray is made. This custom tray is then used to make the final impression that, in itself, entails multiple steps.Accurate records: This includes things like the shape, color and position of the teeth. However, the part that makes the most difference for avoiding sores is the recording of the upper and lower jaw positions as they relate to each other. This step is critical in minimizing the number of sore spots that the patient may experience.Finally, and of equal importance, is the lab and materials and methods used to actually fabricate the final denture. What you are experiencingis not the norm. Needing twenty adjustments is actually very unusual. Most patients experience far fewer adjustments. Since you have had little success thus far you might ask to meet with your dentist to have a talk. Ask him or her whatever is on your mind and try to come up with a plan that makes sense to you. If you are successful and feel confident, proceed and hope things turn out well. If, on the other hand, you have this meeting and things are just not working out the way you envisioned, you might want to seek out a second opinion. Listen to what the new dentist has to say and really think about whether what they suggest makes sense. If it does, you might want to proceed with the new dentist. If not, unfortunately, you might have to resort to another opinion. I can honestly say it is rare that there is no solution to a problem. Please stay positive. The right solution is out there.Dr. Frank Vascimini is a dentist practicing in Homosassa. Send your questions to 4805 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa, FL 34446 or email them to him at info@Masterpiece DentalStudio.com. 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 Nar-Anon 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 352746-5019. The Circle of Love, 1 to 2:30p.m. Thursdays at Our Lady of Grace Church in Beverly Hills, 6 Roosevelt Blvd. Call Carolyn at 352-341-0777. The New Beginning, 7p.m. Fridays at Our Lady of Grace, Roosevelt Boulevard, Beverly Hills. Call Carolyn at 352-341-0777. Anorexia and bulimia anonymous 12-step support group, 5:45p.m. Mondays at the Yana Club, 147 N.W. Seventh St., Crystal River (behind the police station). Call Charmaine at 352-422-3234. Citrus Abuse Shelter Association (CASA), 1100 Turner Camp Road, Inverness, offers two free weekly womens domestic abuse support groups: 5:30 to 7p.m. Tuesdays and 10:30a.m. to noon Wednesdays. Child care available. Call CASA at 352-344-8111 to sign up. Celebrate Recovery : support for any hurts, habits, hang-ups or addictions. 6:30 p.m. Mondays at Oxford Assembly of God Church, 12114 N. U.S. 301 in Oxford. Call 352-748-6124. 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at the Christian Recovery Fellowship Church, 2242 W. State Road 44. Call 352-726-2800. Gulf to Lake Celebrate Recovery Fridays at Crystal River United Methodist Church on County Road 495. Dinner ($3) at 6p.m.; large group at 7p.m.; small groups at 8p.m. Call 352-586-4709. Nature Coast Ministries seeks to help the homeless and hurting of Citrus County. We offer referrals to Celebrate Recovery, call 352-563-1860. Overcomers Group for people recovering from addictions to drugs, alcohol or other out-of-control habits, 8 p.m. Mondays at the Sanctuary, 7463 Grover Cleveland Blvd. Call Paul at 352-628-2874. 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 352465-1644 or Nancy at 352-794-0017. SPRING HILL Parkinsons Tai Chi Group 2:30 to 3:30p.m. Tuesdays in the private dining room at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Spring Hill. Call Charissa Haffner at 352-346-8864. HEALTH& LIFECITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, DECEMBER17, 2013 C5 WEEKLY SUPPORT MEETINGS Dr. Frank VasciminiSOUND BITES Dentures a sore spot 000GS5B 4805 S. Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa, FL 34446 352-628-0012 www.MasterpieceDentalStudio.com Always Welcoming New Patients FRANK J. 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Submit information at least two weeks before the e vent. Multiple publications cannot be guaranteed. Submit material at Chronicle of fices in Inverness or Crystal River; by fax at 352-563-3280; or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Notes tend to run one week prior to the date of an e vent. Publication on a special day cant be guaranteed. Accordion group plans Christmas partyAccordion Adventure meetings will now be held on the third Thursday of every month from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. It is an informal group of accordionists and enthusiasts of all levels, and invites others to attend the Christmas party on Thursday. All are welcome. Coffee and cake are provided. There is a $2 cover fee. For information call Cathy at 352-686-0975 or Peg at 352442-5574 .Key Drama Club to do Grinch classicWhoville will come to life on the stage at the Key Training Centers Chet Cole Life Enrichment Center when the Key Drama Club presents the Dr. Seuss classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Two performances are slated for 10 a.m. Wednesday for clients and staff, and Thursday for family and friends. Under the direction of Marilynne Denison, the musical will include such favorites as Where Are You Christmas? and Youre a Mean One, Mr. Grinch with a promise that this Grinch will indeed find his heart growing in spite of his antics to ruin Christmas for the men, women and children of Whoville. Both performances are free. For more information, call 352795-5541, ext. 311.Reiki offered at Homosassa LibraryReiki Gentle Touch Circle will meet at the Homosassa Library from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Kristie at 352628-5537.Arbor Trail collects for Citrus United BasketArbor Trail Rehab will continue its fifth annual can food drive for Christmas through Wednesday. Donations can be dropped off at Arbor Trail Rehab & Skilled Nursing Center, 611 Turner Camp Road, Inverness. All donations will go to Citrus United Basket, an organization that helps feed more than 25,000 individuals. CUB provides Christmas dinner for 1,500 families and gives more than 2,000 children new toys for Christmas. Nonperishable goods and toys are accepted. COMMUNITYPage C6TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Precious PawsADOPTABLE Kayla Special to the ChronicleKayla is a very young adult female cat who came to PPR from the shelter with her two kittens. She raised her babies and is now ready for a special home of her own. She is initially very shy and will hide in a blanket in strange situations. She will need time to adjust on her own, so would do best in a quiet household without toddlers or lots of family activities. Felines are available for adoption at the Pet Supermarket on State Road 44 in Inverness during regular store hours. The Crystal River Mall adoption center is open noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Floral City Adoption Center at Gretas Touch on U.S. 41 is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Both adoption centers will be closed Dec. 26 and the mall site will reopen on Thursday, Jan.; the Floral City site will reopen Saturday, Jan. 4. For more information, call 352-7264700 or go to www.preciouspaws florida.com. NEWS NOTES Homosassa Lions Club is always finding ways to serve the community. Seeking a way to honor our servicemen and -women, Lion Carol Phillips and Jeri Augustine co-produced Sentimental Journey, a musical dinner theatre at the Homosassa Lions Club, to benefit the clubs varied community projects, as well as their signature eye, hearing and diabetic awareness projects. And a sentimental journey it was, with volunteer cast members Jan Ashworth, Kathleen Dobran, Danielle Flury, Jan Hunt, Fran Scott, Monica Tichauer, Richard Flury, Hugh Phillips, Mike Shier I and II and Frank Miller, who served as the radio announcer. It was Radio Station WUSA. It was the 1940s and nostalgia ran rampant throughout the splendid evening as song after song evoked lovely memories of the era long past. We thrilled to patriotic songs, hit parade songs, enchanting ballads and humorous novelty hits. We even enjoyed the radio commercials. Favorite artists Frank Sinatra, Doris Day, Bing Crosby, Perry Como, Kate Smith and Ella Fitzgerald were brought to life once more. Phillips, a retired veteran, and Augustine royally honored all service personnel, including her father, who was a Navy commander, and her two cousins, now in their 90s, who served in the Navy as well during World War II. With star vocalists and the movie greats photo posters decorating the walls, including Carmen Miranda, Olivia De Havilland, Judy Garland, Humphrey Bogart, Rita Hayworth, Fred MacMurray, Loretta Young and Kay Kyser, we were transported back in time with Frank Miller and Fran Scott singing the theme song, Sentimental Journey. There were the ever-constant commercials interrupting the music, including Jell-O, that versatile gelatin in all the colorful fruit flavors. The audience was invited to sing along as the various branches of service songs were sung and veterans stood and were honored. Fran Scotts medley of favorites, Now is the Hour, Dont Sit Under the Apple Tree, and Ill Walk Alone, said it all as we recalled saying farewell to our soldiers, were asked to remain faithful while they were away and walked alone for the duration. We recalled our romances as Danielle Flury performed The Things We Did Last Summer and Bob Hopes theme song, Ill Be Seeing You. Jan Ashworth sang Harbor Lights and Heart Aches. Danielle and Richard Flury performed a rousing rendition of Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition. Frank Millers medley, All of Me, Someone to Watch Over Me and They Cant take That Away From Me, brought to mind memories of those we love to recall. Kathleen Dobran sang the hauntingly beautiful Till the End of Time and Saturday Night Is the Loneliest Night. The highlight we had long anticipated, the appearance of Mr. Showman himself, Mike Shier II, sang, Long Ago and Far Away, and All or Nothing at All. Monica Tichauer followed with The Last Time I Saw Paris and La Vie en Rose. The Flurys returned to the mic with When the Lights Go On Again, White Cliffs of Dover and Disneys When You Wish Upon a Star. Classic music vocalist Hugh Phillips thrilled us with Besame Mucho. Stage Door Canteen pieces continued after the intermission. The show continued with all-time hits made popular by artists we love. Hugh Phillips sang, I Dont Want to Set the World on Fire. Fran Scott belted out Birth of the Blues, At Last and my favorite, The Gypsy, recorded by Sam Cooke. Mike Shier II brought down the house with his version of Blueberry Hill. Space allotted me for this column will not allow additional comments on the three-hour-plus show that concluded with the cast performing Grand Old Flag and God Bless America as we stood in sincere recognition of our brave servicemen and Frank Miller played Taps. Thanks, Jeri and Carol, for taking us on that memorable Sentimental Journey with you.Ruth Levins participates in a variety of projects around the community. Let her know about your groups upcoming activities by writing to P.O. Box 803, Crystal River, FL 34423. Ruth LevinsAROUND THE COMMUNITY Lions honor veterans with special Journey Special to the ChronicleBeginning Friday, Dec. 20, and presented by the Citrus County Historical Society, take an escorted walking tour of about 1 1/2 hours of the historical highlights of Inverness. The walk includes moderate walking levels. Learn about the history of Inverness, while experiencing the small-town charm of the area. Tour begins at shortly after 10:15 a.m., starting from the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum in downtown Inverness to begin the walk. Reservations are required. Cost is $5 for adults and $2 per child younger than 16. All proceeds go directly to the Citrus County Historical Society. Tours are once a month on the third Friday through April and may be increased in frequency each month depending on interest. Group size is a maximum of eight persons per tour and no more than one child younger than age 16 per adult, making for a maximum of four children younger than 16 per tour. To reserve a spot, call Karl Seidman, tour escort, at 352-344-1531. Escorted Inverness walks feature historical highlights of county seat Special to the ChronicleThe Citrus County Board of County Commissioners presented certificates of completion at its regular meeting Dec. 10 to 19 citizens who recently graduated from the Citrus County Citizens Academy. The 12-session academy began in September and ended Dec. 10 with graduation at the commission meeting. The academy is designed to educate citizens about the departments that implement the policies of the commission and to give residents a hands-on, inside look at what, how and why the countys departments do what they do. The goal of the academy is to create informed citizens who understand the boards responsibilities and capabilities and how the taxpayers resources are utilized in the various departments. Citizens interested in attending sessions in 2014 may submit an application to have their name placed on a wait list. Spring, summer and fall sessions will be offered in 2014. Applications are available online at www.bocc.citrus.fl.us under the Public Information Office or at the County Commission Administration Offices in the Lecanto Government Building. Applications can be mailed to 1 Courthouse Square, Inverness, FL 34450, Attn: Deborah Bloss. For more information about the Citizens Academy, call Bloss at 352-341-6429. Citrus County Citizens Academy Special to the ChroniclePictured with the Board of County Commissioners are Citrus County Citizens Academy graduates Kathleen Betsko, Lynn Boyle, Dorothy Carson, Samuel Chase, Eileen Fischer, Leslie Herron-Huff, Sheila Jacobs, Faye Lowe, James McBride, Ester Miller, Kathleen ODonoghue, Gladys Ortiz, Mary Perry, Marie Pettibone, John Read, Betty Rudy, Davida Vandervoort, Todd Wasmer and Ruth Wedeman. 19 graduate in December after learning about countys departments
TUESDAY, DECEMBER17, 2013 C7CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEENTERTAINMENT PHILLIPALDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn.Robert Orben, a comedy writer and occasional magician, said, There are days when it takes all youve got just to keep up with the losers. At the bridge table, every day you should be keeping up with i.e., counting your losers, even during the bidding. Take a look at todays deal, which occurred in a social game. How would you critique the auction? Norths response of two no-trump was the Jacoby Forcing Raise, showing at least game-going values with four or more spades. Souths three-club rebid indicated a singleton or void in that suit. First, although Norths hand has only nine high-card points, with three first-round controls, it is worth a game-force in spades. (The hand has only seven losers: two spades, two diamonds and three clubs.) It is not normal to start with the Jacoby Forcing Raise when having a short suit. It is typical to respond with a splinter bid, but North and South were treating a four-heart response as natural, not showing heart shortness and spade support. On this deal, though, two no-trump should have worked well because North heard that his side had at most one club loser, not the three he was initially worried about. Now he should have control-bid three diamonds or made a four-heart splinter bid. Norths jump to four spades was discouraging. (Yes, he was worried that he had only nine points, but the auction had told him that his hand was worth far more.) Six spades made easily, South taking six spades, five diamonds and a heart ruff in the dummy. 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Recently, I found out that my husband was watching porn on his phone at work. When I confronted him, he claimed it was just an advertising pop-up. But I knew he was not being truthful. I checked his phone and found that these were actual websites that you have to log on to in order to view the contents. I dont like him to watch porn at all, but Id rather we watch together than know hes accessing live webcam shows and chat rooms. I consider this to be cheating. I have told him how it makes me feel and have asked him to stop. But he says hes going to continue because he enjoys it and sees nothing wrong with it. Now he erases the data from his phone so I wont see it. After 28 years together, he is now deceiving me, and I am terribly hurt. He doesnt seem to care how I feel or that he is damaging the trust between us. What did I do wrong for him to treat me this way? I have asked him to see a marriage counselor or a sex therapist with me, but hes not interested. I love him, but I dont think I can live with this kind of life. Do you think watching and chatting with a real naked woman online is cheating? What about watching porn behind your wifes back? Is this normal behavior in a marriage? Angel in Anaheim Dear Angel: A marriage is not healthy when one partner doesnt care about the feelings of the other. Unlike oldfashioned pornography, the Internet provides real women, in real time, performing virtual sex acts. This not only creates unrealistic expectations of ones actual partner, but it can become addictive. Your husband may not be having an affair, but he is both sexually and emotionally connected to other women, which could be considered cheating. Since your husband refuses to go for counseling, please go on your own and sort it out. Dear Annie: My husband, Tom, passed away nearly three years ago. He had a lot of friends, most of whom I havent seen since Toms funeral. Our daughter has since gotten engaged, and we are now in the process of creating the guest list. Are we obligated to invite Toms closest friends even though they have made no effort to stay in touch with our family? Bitter in Vermont Dear Bitter: Unless your daughter would like these people to be invited, you are not obligated to include those friends who have made no effort to stay in your life (or hers) for the past three years. Our condolences. Dear Annie: I read the letter from No Early Bird in California about DPSD, a circadian rhythm disorder that prevents people from having a regular sleep schedule. It has a name! Thank heavens! No one can understand the frustration and struggle I have had with this all of my life. I have tried so hard to go to sleep at a normal hour and wake up early, but cannot. I miss out on a lot, but I cant help it. I feel fine when I am able to live according to my natural schedule, working night jobs and hanging out with other night people. Night Owl Dear Night Owl: Many readers were surprised and delighted to discover that their late-night sleep schedule could be identified. Heres another viewpoint: Dear Annie: I am typically up until 2 a.m. and sleep until 10. I get my eight hours each night. I do whatever my day calls for during my waking hours with no problem. Why should this be called a disorder? My order is fine. Who determines what is normal? Different is not synonymous with abnormal. MassachusettsAnnies Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please email your questions to email@example.com, 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. 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G The 700 Club (In Stereo) G (FLIX) 118 170 Discreet Charm The Baby Dance (1998) Stockard Channing. The Door in the Floor (2004, Drama) Jeff Bridges. (In Stereo) R Before and After (1996, Drama) Meryl Streep. (In Stereo) PG-13 (FNC) 44 37 44 32Special ReportGreta Van SusterenThe OReilly FactorThe Kelly File (N)Hannity (N) The OReilly Factor (FOOD) 26 56 26 Cutthroat Kitchen GChopped G Chopped G Chopped G Chopped (N) GDiners, Drive (FS1) 732 112 732 FOX Football DailyCollege Basketball Yale at Providence. (N)College Basketball Ball State at Marquette.FOX Sports Live (N) (FSNFL) 35 39 35 UFCPanthersNHL Hockey Florida Panthers at Toronto Maple Leafs.PanthersFameUFCWorld Poker Tour (FX) 30 60 30 51Two and Half Men Two and Half Men Two and Half Men Two and Half Men Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) Shia LaBeouf. Sam Witwicky holds the key to defeating an ancient Decepticon. Death Race (2008, Action) R (GOLF) 727 67 727 Big Break NFLBig Break NFLBig Break NFLBig Break NFL (N)Big Break NFLGolfLessons (HALL) 59 68 59 45 54The Christmas Spirit (2013, Comedy) Nicollette Sheridan, Bart Johnson. NR A Bride for Christmas (2012, Romance) Arielle Kebbel, Andrew Walker. Let It Snow (2013) Candace Cameron Bure. An executive has a change of heart. (HBO) 302 201 302 2 2DodgeballTrue Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) Robert Downey Jr. True Detective 24/7 Red Wings/Maple Leafs: Road REAL Sports With Bryant Gumbel PG Treme Batiste gets a movie job. MA (HBO2) 303 202 303 Never Kissed The Three Stooges (2012) Sean Hayes. PG Pitch Perfect (2012, Musical Comedy) Anna Kendrick. (In Stereo) PG-13 The Dark Knight Rises (2012, Action) Christian Bale. 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Pickles C8TUESDAY, DECEMBER17, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLECOMICS Crystal River Mall 9; 564-6864 Anchorman 2 (PG-13) 9 p.m. Anchorman marathon (PG-13) 7 p.m. The Best Man Holiday (R) 1:35p.m., 4:35p.m., 7:35p.m. Delivery Man (PG-13) 12 p.m., 2:25, 5, 8. Frozen (PG) 11:10 a.m., 1:50 p.m., 7:25 p.m. No passes. Frozen (PG) In 3D. 4:30 p.m. No passes. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) 3 p.m., 7 p.m. No passes. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) In 3D. 11 a.m. No passes. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) In 3D, high frame rate. 11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. No passes. Homefront (R) 11:25a.m., 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m. Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) 11:15 a.m., 2:30p.m., 7:15p.m. Nopasses. Last Vegas (PG-13) 11:15a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:20. Out of the Furnace (R) 11:50 a.m., 3:45 p.m., 7:40. Tyler Perrys A Madea Christmas (PG-13) 11:35 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 4:55 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Citrus Cinemas 6 Inverness; 637-3377 Anchorman marathon (R) 7 p.m. Delivery Man (PG-13) 12:45p.m., 3:50 p.m., 7:20. Frozen (PG) 1:15 p.m., 7 p.m. Frozen (PG) In 3D. 4:10 p.m. Nopasses. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) 12 p.m., 3:40 p.m., 7:15 p.m. No passes. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) In 3D. 12:30 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:45 p.m. No passes. Homefront (R) 1p.m., 4p.m., 7:30p.m. Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) 11:45a.m., 3:30p.m., 6:50p.m. Thor: The Dark World (PG-13) 12:15p.m., 3:15 p.m., 7p.m. Nopasses. Peanuts Garfield For Better or For Worse Sally Forth Beetle Bailey Dilbert The Grizzwells The Born Loser Blondie Doonesbury Kit N Carlyle Rubes Dennis the Menace The Family Circus Betty Big Nate Arlo and Janis Frank & Ernest Times provided by Regal Cinemas and are subject to change; call ahead. TodaysMOVIES WJUF-FM 90.1 National Public WHGN-FM 91.9 Religious WXCV-FM 95.3 Adult Mix. WXOF-FM 96.7 Classic Hits WEKJ FM 96.3, 103.9 Religious WSKY 97.3 FM News Talk WXJB 99.9 FM News Talk WRGO-FM 102.7 Oldies WYKE-FM 104.3 Sports Talk WDUV 105.5 FM Hudson WJQB-FM 106.3 Oldies WFJV-FM 103.3 s to s WRZN-AM 720 Adult Mix LocalRADIO YRYBO HNO PY PNLY FG MI NWXKZYB SCYIIMWU. DXCCXP OXFB HBYNJI NWH HXWK CYK NWOXWY IKXG OXF. WYRYB INO WYRYB. TFIKMW SMYSYBPREVIOUS SOLUTION: Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman. Coco Chanel (c) 2013 by NEA, Inc., dist. by Universal Uclick 12-17
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(352) 249-3180 Wheelchair Invacare SXS Heavy WeightAllowed, 22 Seat, Oxyg Rack, V.G. Cond. Orig $890 Only$310. 4 Wheel Walker. X-Lg + wide seat and brakes V.G Cond. $100 call btwn 1pm & 7pm (352)527-4942 FL. JUMBO SHRIMP Fresh15ct @ $5.00lb, Stone Crab@ $6.00lb delivered 352 897 5001 GREAT FAMILY GIFT ( Two ) 5 & 10 Gallon Aquarium w/ stands, filters, lights, gravel, + more, like new must see. Asking $75. for all (352) 564-2413, Sue Hand Made Crocheted Blanket w/ pillow, teal color background $150. (352) 812-2329 JEWELRYARMOIRE Mahogany, 40 inches tall. Nice can e-mail pics. 513-4027 Ladies Bicycle purple, Mongoose Like New $50. Kenmore, Refrigerator Freezer, self defrosting good cond. $75. (352) 527-6975 LARGE BIRD CAGE Bird cage suitable for a parrot, the cage is on wheels and is 60 inches high,.The cage itself is 37 inches high, 30 inches wide and 19 inches wide. $175.00 352-419-8850 Large indoor animated reindeer 26x34, $30 352-628-4447 Nordictrack, C2000, Treadmill, heavy duty fold up $275. Yamaha Organ, X100 w/ stand $60 Great for Xmas (352) 726-3421 POOL TABLE 7 ft table, like new, with extra accessories $150. You pick up. Call Steve (352) 598-4454 Sacrifice High Speed Mobility Scooter (Trike) 1 yr. old, excel. cond. $1,465. (352) 249-3180 SMALLBIRD CAGE Cage is 17 long, 13 wide and 23 high. has 2 food trays. $50.00 352-419-8850 SMALLELECTRIC SMOKER LITTLE CHIEF, works great for fish or jerkey, only $60 352-464-0316 Speakers, $40. Golf clubs $200. (352) 249-7064 Submersible Pump 3 wire $75. Guaranteed will demonstrate 352-726-7485 BOYS WINTER CLOTHING 3 SETS SIZE 5T3 SETS SIZE 6 2 SHIRTS SIZE 4 & 5/6 $40 352-613-0529 GALLERYWOMENS JACKET Reversible, size S, hardly used, cheetah pattern, $30 (352)465-1616 GIRLS winter clothing 4 jeans 1 pants 5 shirts 2 pajama sets & 2 hoodies sizes vary $50 352-613-0529 LEVIS JEANS FOR BOYS Good condition, size 12 regular, $10 (352)465-1616 MENS CLOTHING 3 CASUALPANTS SIZE 36X30 & 2 CASUAL SHIRTS LARGE $20 352-613-0529 5 GI -JOES WITH STORAGE CASE SOME CLOTHES & ACCESSORIES $30. 464-0316 7.5 Tall Christmas Tree, Frasier Pre Lit Clear Lights $75. (352) 382-1891 10 X 10 X 6 KENNEL Chain link w/door, tin roof. Sturdy. Some rust on ground poles. $175.00 OBO 352-613-4224 67 pc. Tienshan China Poinsettia & Ribbons collection, beautiful! great condition! $100. set of lamps, $100. (352) 795-7254 2TON 12V Portable winch with 12v battery. $80 513-4614 ANTIQUE SINGER SEW MACHINE In wood case, great condition. $99 746-0714 APPLIANCES like new washers/dryers, stoves, fridges 30 day warranty trade-ins, 352-302-3030 Beanie Baby Collection 125 pcs, $400. for all call for details (352) 895-0140 CHILDS BIG WHEEL Thomas the train big wheel for 2,3 year old 20.00 352-628-4447 CHILDSTRAINTABLE step 2 deluxe train table with lid like new $35 352-628-4447 CHILDSTRAINS Thomas the train take and play and motorized at least 15 for 25.00 352-628-4447 China Cabinet, Antique, Excel. Cond. $180 Treadmill, Sears Excel. Cond. $70 (352) 465-7212 GAS GENERATOR Power stroke, 6200 starting watts, 5000 running watts, Never Used $500 623-760-7684 Crystal River 5 PIECE PATIO SET 1 OCTAGONTABLE WITH 4 CHAIRS AND CUSHIONS WHITE $100 352-613-0529 2 adjustable Twin Beds w/ remote, can be used as king or separate $300. ea. obo Sofa & Love Seat Matching. $150. (352) 527-4247 2 Table Lamps, Tulips Black & Gold, like new $100 2 Large White Swivel Bar stools $60 (352) 503-6541 Brown Semi Circle Couch w/ two ottomans & pillows Like New $250. (352) 527-4247 CleanTwin Bed Wooden Head Board $75. obo (352) 628-0139 DESK-KIDS HEIGHT2 x 4 foot Top, Blonde Oak, 2 Drawers and Shelf, includes Chair $100 352 341-0450 DINNING SET White table 73x38 with 8 chairs; China closet w/ glass drs. 73 x 42 wide. Exc Cond. $650 (352) 341-3083 GLASS TOPEND TABLE w/ elephant base good cond $55. 352-465-1262 Oak Full Bedroom Set w/dresser, end tables exc. condition asking $1200. call for info 352-897-4681 Sofa & Love Seat, Pastel Plaid, by Clayton Marcus, excel. cond. $325. (352) 382-1587 TWIN BEDS 2 twin-beds w/nice headboards and box springs, bed linens and pillows. Also a dresser.All for $300. Call352-422-7565 ; may be seen at Terra Vista. 20 PLANTS FOR WATER GARDEN blUE FLOWERS.DONT KNOWTHEIR NAMES $2/ech or $10 464-03I6 AFFORDABLE Top Soil, Mulch, Stone Hauling & Tractor Work (352) 341-2019 2 PAIR OF ROCKY BOOTS womens 6.5 mens 11 $100 for both. 352-726-9964 BLACK & GOLD 2PC TOPSleeveless shell, long sleeve jacket. Med. Lrg long blk skirt sz. $30 513-4614 Husqvarna 460 Rancher Chain Saw 1 year old w/ extra chains, sprockets, bars + chain sharpener, $450. (352) 249-7064 VERSALADDER Versa Ladder 12 foot standing height. $90.00 352-465-2515 2 SHARPSPEAKERS 10 150 WATTS $30 352-613-0529 5YAMAHASPEAKERS 2 16 140 WATTS 2 9 60 WATTS & 1 5 80 WATTS $80 352-613-0529 HIFI SPEAKER KIT 1pair GRS 8inch 85Watt woofers, Nuance Tweeters, Crossover Caps. $100 341-0450 HOMETHEATRE CENTRE SPEAKER British Mordaunt-Short 905C MTM Upgraded $90 341-0450 HOMETHEATRE CENTRE SPEAKER Danish SEAS Co-Axial 150Watt, Solid Oak $80 341-0450 KAROKE MACHINE WITH CD PLAYER EXCELLENTCONDITION $100 352-341-6920 Sound System w/ 6 speakers ONKYO Receiver model TKSR 505$150 SANSOI Cassette Deck Technics turn table 2 spkrs $50 for all (352) 726-8873 TV 15 inch flat screen with remote works fine 25.00 352-628-4447 TV HDMI CORD One 10ft 1.3b version $15 352-341-0450 CANON MP280 PRINTER Great condition, needs ink, black colored, also a scanner, $25 (352)465-1616 DESK TOP PC HP D220MT, Brothers Fax Machine with new ink cart.; Epson CX420 Printer, Copier, Scanner $150 for all. Plus many more tools (352) 726-8873 HPDESKTOPPC a1430n Dual core 2GHz CPU 1GB RAM 250GB No Ethernet Clean $80 352-341-0450 JVC DVD PLAYERVCR COMBO HR-XVC11B Light use, Copies your VHS to DVD $40 341-0450 VIEWSONIC LCD DISPLAYWidescreen 19inch Multimedia for PC or X-BOX includes cable $90 341-0450 WIFI ROUTER Save $50 Cisco Linksys N750 Smart Wi-Fi Router $80 352-341-0450 Washer & Dryer white, Good Cond. $100 ea Call Homosassa (678) 617-5560 or 352-628-3258 WASHER OR DRYER $145.00 Each. Reliable, Clean, Like New, Excellent Working Cond, 60 day Guar.Free Del/Set up. 352-263-7398 WASHER OR DRYER $145.00 Each. Reliable,Clean, Like New, Excellent Working Cond, 60 day Guar.Free Delivery/Set up. 352-263-7398 SAUDER CHERRY WOOD HOME OFFICE Sauder computer desk with hutch and side desk with two file drawers.Also set of 4, 72 inch high, five shelf bookcases with 1 inch thick shelves. Camden Collection Series Sauder web site lists set at $1459. Will sell entire set for $295. Will sell Desk for $100 and bookshelves for $75 each. 352-464-7746 DUDLEYS AUCTION 12 19 13 -Estate AdventureAuction 3:00pm Outside with row s of treasures, ManyTools, Furniture, household 5:30pm 1979 Datsun 280z 6:00pm Designer Furniture, Estate Merchandise, Power tools, new merchandise,Antiques COMEANYTIME! ********************** Call for info 352-637-9588 Dudleysauction.com 4000 S Florida (US41S) Inverness Ab1667 10%bp cash/ck Air Compressor/ Upright, Craftsman, 6HP, 60gal. capcity 220C, Little use $375. (202) 425-4422 cell Delta 12 Portable Planer model 22-540, on a castered 2x2cart $250.cash (352) 860-0412 Electric Welder Lincoln 90 amps; Cutting torch with tanks $250; 24ft fiberglass extent ion ladder $125 (352) 726-8873
TUESDAY,DECEMBER17,2013C 11 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS 000GT1O 0 0 0 8 X H A For more information on how to reach Citrus County Readers call 352-563-5592. HERNANDOAffordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 HERNANDO* Retail/Restaurant FOR SALE OR LEASE 3,200 Sf. kitchen ready up to code, lg. parking lot. 1305 Hwy 486 ** 352-584-9496/464-2514 CRYSTALRIVERShare My Home $85/wk. includes elect, sat. dish 352-228-1802 Two Large Rooms for Rent $125. wk. call Ray 828-497-2610 64 Westview, Panacea, FL.32346 2 bedroom. 1-1/2 bath. Hardwood floors,recently remodeled,2 sheds, 2 carports. $60K.Off Otter Lake Rd. 850-962-3336 Lecanto 2.3 acres Fenced & crossed fenced, Great for horses 3/2 DW, Remodeled. Owner Finance w/ good down paymt $69,900. 352-527-7015 Your Worldof garage sales Classifieds ww.chronicleonline.com CRYSTALRIVER2/1 $750/Mo 1st/lst+ dep 352-634-3862 CRYSTAL RIVERWaterfront, 3/2 $895. 212-2051, 220-2447 HOMOSASSA2/1CHA,No pets $550. mo., 1st + sec (352) 628-4210 INVERNESS3/2/2 1st. mo. Free Office pool, $850. mo Info @ www.rickybobs .com, 352-613-5818 INVERNESS3/2/2, Highlands, Close to Downtown Immaculate, No Pets, (352) 400-5723 INVERNESSGolf & Country 2/2/2 $850/mo & $500 Sec (352) 895-0744 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. CRYSTALRIVER** NICE** Secret Harbour Apts. Newly remodeled 2/1 $575 Unfurn. Incl Water,lawn, garbage, W/D hook-up. 352-257-2276 CRYSTALRIVERCommercial Bldg. for Rent High Traffic location on 44 Next to manatee Lanes, 6,000 sf.,Avail. Immediately 352-584-9496/464-2514 Brentwood2/2/1 townhome, full appliances, heated pool, Citrus Hills Social Membership included. $850/mo Pru. FL. Showcase Prop. 352-364-1947 CITRUS HILLS2/2, Carport, Extra Clean. (352) 613-4459 CITRUS HILLS2/2, w/Den, Fully furn.. W/D, $850 mo 1st/sec (352) 228-9192 HERNANDOAffordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 Beverly Hills2 bdrm, plus Fl Rm, Move in $1350, Be inby Christmas, 442-7794 BEVERLYHILLS2/1/carport. CHA, $535. Mo.+ $500. Dep 352-249-6098/249-6505 2BR/1BA with FL room & attached Laundry rm. w/ washer& dryer. Comp Furn-Ready to move in. 352-726-0124 55+ Park in Lecanto 2bd/2ba Furnished Fireplace, Includes Washer/Dryer, $6,900. obo 352-634-3984 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 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 FLORAL CITYLAKEFRONT 1 Bedrm. AC, Clean, No Pets (352) 344-1025 CRYSTAL RIVER1/1, All Util. Incl,d. $575 mo + Sec., 352-634-5499 CRYSTALRIVERLG 2/1 water, sewer, garbage, W/D hkup, lawn inc. $500 mo. (352) 212-7922 or 352-212-9205 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 2BR 1-1/2BA DW off Gospel Isl. Rd., 1/3 acre lrg. scr. rm., laund. rm. carport plus garage $34,000. (352) 419-5013 Hernando 2 bedroom. 1 bath. screened room, carport and shed. Lake Access. Ceramic bath. fully furnished, no lot rent.$28,888 email@example.com for photos or 989-539-3696 for appointment. HERNANDO 3/2 mobile on 1.5 acres Renovated-ready to move in. $45k Owner Financed FHA/ VA 352-795-1272 Inverness Jungle Camp Area 2Br/1Ba SW w/ 2 rms added on. CP & 2 Sheds. Lge lot close to river. Just $10,000,352-400-4196 Floral City 12x56 MH 2/br, 1 ba on 80x152 ft lot.$21,000. Fixer er up. (352) 726-8873 NEVER LIVED IN REPO!2013, 28x56, 3/2 Their loss is your gain! Delivered & set up with AC, steps & skirting. Use your old trade-only $487.46/ mo. W.A.C. Call 352-621-9182 NICE HOME ON ACREFenced yard, 1500 sq. ft., 3/2 home in new cond. with 2 x6 construction. New appliances, carpet, paint, new decks & tile flooring. I can finance. $3,500. dwn $394.80/mo. P & I W.A.C. We have land & home pkgs $59,900 to $69,900 352-621-9181 Palm Harbor Factory Liquidation Sale 6 models to choose from, 1200 sq ft up to 2400sq ft..$12K off!! John L yons 800 622 2832 ext. 210 for det ails 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 HONCHOHoncho, beautiful American Bulldog mix, neutered, microchipped & housebroken, turned into shelter because of lack of housing. Honcho has had a rough time, required surgery for entropion, successfully repaired, owner abandoned & left at friends home,. Now back at shelter, desperately needs good forever home. 3 y.o., wt 73 lbs, very friendly & affectionate. Joanne @ 352-795-1288 OZZIEOzzie, 3+ y.o. neutered Black Mouth Cur mix, weight 60 lbs, beautiful chestnut-red, active, energetic & friendly, good w/children, foster mom says hes very devoted and loving. UTD on shots & microchip. Best in yard to run. Call Brenda @ 352-746-1423. Shih Poo Puppies, 2 males, 2 females Schnauzer/Pom Mix $300. Schnauzer Pups just born 352-795-5896 628-6188 evenings SHIH-TZU PUPS, AvailableRegistered Lots of Colors Males Starting @ $450. Beverly Hills, FL. (352) 270-8827 TALKING QUAKER PARROT, w/mate Pepper & Patty. incl. lg rod iron cage, $200. obo (352) 419-6016 Sml Dog Carrier, like new $25. (352) 527-6975 2 Pot Belly Pigs $50 each Must sell as pair (352) 634-4237 BRINGYOUR FISHING POLE! INVERNESS, FL55+ park on lake w/5 piers, clubhouse and much more! Rent incl. grass cutting and your water 1 bedroom, 1 bath @$395 Pets considered and section 8 is accepted. Call 800-747-4283 For Details! Citrus Springs2/1.5 on 2.5 acres, clean, bright, quiet, $600 (352) 603-0024 INVERNESS(Deerwood) 2/1 SWMH, $475, 1st, last, Sec. quite area, clean, utility rm/screen rm, no pets 352-746-1600 Dblwd. 3BR, 2BA, Split, 2 Car Carport, steel roof, caged inground pool, on 1 ACRE, Castlelake, No Fees $65,900 352-597-7353 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 WANT TO BUY HOUSE or MOBILE Any Area, Condition or Situation Fred, 352-726-9369 Judith Lewis Celestial SpaWelcomes Veterans Announcing: Curbside service for the disabled and handicapped. Therapeutic massages, hot stones, salt scrubs, detox treatments and more. Visit us online atcelestial spa.com call us at (352)527-0077, Or visit us at 9 Regina Blvd. Beverly Hills fl. 34465 mm28221, ma60820 BABY GIRLBaby Girl T, 6-y.o. brindle/white terrier mix, medium size, weight 40 lbs, appears housebrkn. Came to shelter as stray. A bit shy & frightened but friendly & cooperative, gets along w/other dogs & likes people, best without children. Call Joanne @ 352-795-1288. BABYLooking for a well mannered, gentle new family member? Baby, a friend to everyone she meets, very sweet, walks well on leash, gets along w/other dogs, sits, shakes, lies down on command. Loves to play fetch. Appears housebrkn. 3 years old. Call Anne @ 352-586-2812. EDITHEdith, 2-year-old spayed female Boxer/Hound/Terrier mix, Heartworm -negative, appears housebroken, weight 49 lbs, loving & loveable, walks well on leash, easily directed, very affectionate & friendly. Needs one medication.Call Joanne @ 352-795-1288 FREE FEMALE RUMPY MANX. Need loving home for age 1-1/2 very playful orange and white baby. Other cats in home not accepting her and breaks my heart. Spayed, Neg Fel Leuk and FIV, all shots, very healthy. (352) 563-6343 FREE KITTYS 3 young homeless kitties, 2 males, 1 female. Spayed and neutered, rabies shots, wormed, defleaed. Friendly. I rescued them, please rescue me. Need to find homes quickly. Crystal River, Please call 408-489-0849 NEW IN BOX ACOUSTIC GUITAR SMALLBODY,GROVER TUNERSBEAUTY$50 352-601-6625 CLAVINOVA Yamaha, like new $550 (352) 746-3663 KUSTOM LEAD AMP 12 SPEAKER RE VERB&DISTORTION GREATSOUND! $50 352-601-6625 LES PAULSTYLE ELECTRIC GUITAR,RETRO LOOK PLAYS GREAT! $50 352-601-6625 OSCAR SCHMIDT OG2-WHACOUSTIC GUITAR WHITE W/JADEABALONE $100 352-601-6625 2Twin 4 FOAM (2 memory foam, 2 foam), covers. Clean, almost new. $75 both. 860-2701 Refrigerator Frigidaire Gallery, side by side good condition, water and ice in door, 22.6 cubic feet, 2006, $300. 352-341-2081 TOASTER OVEN, COFFEE MAKER & ELECTRIC MIXER $20 352-613-0529 MANUALTREADMILL DIGITALREADOUT FOLDS UPFOR EASY STORAGE ONLY 95.OO 464 0316 RECUMBANTEXERCISE BIKE, ALLELECTRONICS, SEATBACK CHEWED ON BYMY DOG, $65 464-0316 VERSACLIMBER good condition 250.00 352-302 7451 BICYCLE RACK HollywoodTrunk mount. Like new.Holds 3 bikes. $50.00 352-465-2515 Concealed Weapons Permit Course DANS GUN ROOM (352) 726-5238 Golf Clubs Mens McGregor, Full set, including bag and all. $60 (352) 746-0284 KAYAK, WILDERNESS TARPON 142012 New, used 2 times, rudder and paddle included, rigged for fishing Paid $1250.00, asking $900.00 352-503-7922 NIKE DRIVER Brand new Covert VRS Driver for longer distance. Senior Shaft, adj head & head cover. List for $299, asking $109 firm 352-228-1944 Recumbent Bike Suneasy Sport AX, Like new, w/ car bike carrier, $1,100 for all. Roadmaster Mountain Sport 18 speed $150. (352) 460-2188 Want to Buy Lead Shot for Skeet & Trap Shooting (352) 726-9369 PAKISTANI/INDIAN JEWELRYSETjewelry set that includes a pair of earrings and a necklace $30 (352)465-1616 PAKISTANI/INDIAN PURPLE & BLUE JEWELRYSET includes earrings & a necklace $60 (352)465-1616 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
C12TUESDAY,DECEMBER17,2013 CLASSIFIEDS CITRUSCOUNTY( FL ) CHRONICLE 568-1217 TUCRN PUBLIC NOTICE Fictitious Name Notice Notice under Fictitious Name Law, pursuant to Section 865-09, Florida Statutes. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the undersigned, deDivision of Corporations, Tallahassee, Florida. DATED at Beverly Hills, this 13th day of December, 2013. /s/Chad Leuelling, Owner Published once in the Citrus County Chronicle. December 17, 2013. siring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Southern Hues located at 4531 N. Perry Dr., Beverly Hills, FL., 34465, in the County of Citrus, intends to register said name with Florida Department of State, 566-1217 TUCRN Estate of Ouida C. White 2013-CP-712 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA File No. 2013-CP-712 Division PROBATE IN RE: THE TRUST AGREEMENT OF OUIDAC. WHITE dated January 5, 1979 and any amendments thereto Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of THE TRUST AGREEMENT OF OUIDAC. WHITE dated January 5, 1979, and any amendments thereto (the Trust), 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 of the decedent is OUIDAC. WHITE whose date of death was October 31, 2013. The name and address of the trustee and the trustees 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 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 must file their claims with this court WITHN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is December 10, 2013. Trustee: /s/ PATRICIAANN BUCHANAN 980Albion Street, San Diego, CA92106 Attorney for Trustee: By:/s/ GLEN C. ABBOT,_ ESQ. Florida Bar No. 235911 Post Office Box 2019 Crystal River, Florida 34423-2019Telephone: (352) 795-5699 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Published in the CITRUS COUNTYCHRONICLE, December 10 & 17, 2013. 569-1224 TUCRN Morrison, Neil 2013-CP-520 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF NEIL JEROME MORRISON, File No.: 2013-CP-520 Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of NEIL JEROME MORRISON, deceased, whose date of death was April 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. 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 17, 2013. Personal Representative /S/PAUL LODERBAUER 6381 E. SIOUXCanal Dr., Hernando, FL 34442 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, December 17 & 24, 2013. 570-1224TUCRN Hartman, Frances R. 2013-CP-714 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2013-CP-714 IN RE: ESTATE OF FRANCES R. HARTMAN Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Frances R. Hartman, deceased, whose date of 571-1224 TUCRN Anderson Jr, Grover Anthony 2013-CP-643 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2013 CP 569 IN RE: ESTATE OF GROVER ANTHONY ANDERSON, JR Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of GROVER ANTHONY ANDERSON, JR, deceased, whose date of death was March 19, 2012, file number 2013 CP 569, 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 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 Dec 17, 2013. Personal Representative: /S/ Jennifer Susan Anderson 114 Little Ridge Road, Berkeley Lake, Georgia 30096 Attorney for Personal Representative: /S/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 CHRONICLE December 17 & 24, 2013. 572-1224 TUCRN Butzer, Elaine M. 2013-CP-659 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.:2013-CP-659 IN RE: ESTATE OF ELAINE M. BUTZER Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Elaine M. Butzer, deceased, whose date of death was October 3, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 N. 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 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 17, 2013. Personal Representative: Rachael Mccreery 20531 Township Road 162, Coshocton, OH 43812 Attorney for Personal Representative: Kelly M. Albanese, Florida Bar No. 0084280 J. Chad Self, Florida Bar No. 89229 C. Todd Marks, Florida Bar No. 019124 Attorneys for Petitioner E-mail Addresses: Kelly@westchaselaw.com Westchase Law, P.A. 12029 Whitmarsh Lane, Tampa, FL 33626, Phone: (813) 490-5211, Fax: (813) 463-0187 Published two (2) times in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICE December 17 & 24, 2013. 574-1224 TUCRN Sexton, Billy 2013-CP-000437 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2013-CP-000437 IN RE: ESTATE OF BILLY J. SEXTON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of BILLY J. SEXTON, deceased, whose date of death was May 27, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 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 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 cred itors 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 DA TE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is December 17, 2013. Personal Representative: STEVEN DOUGLAS SEXTON 12 Clevenger Court, Springboro, Ohio 45066 Attorney for Personal Representative: Sandra F. Diamond, FL BAR 275093 of Williamson, Diamond & Caton, P.A. 9075 Seminole Boulevard, Seminole, FL 33772, (727) 398-3600 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org SPN 194603 Published two (2) times in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE December 17 & 24, 2013. 944-0117 TU/FRCRN-MIXED PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2008-CP-929 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF: MARION D. BIZZELL A/KIA MARION BIZZELL Deceased, NOTICE PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on September 26, 2011, there was placed on deposit in this office, funds receved from Jennifer Goodnow, the Personal Representative of the Estate of Marion D. Bizzell a/k/a Marion Bizzell. Deceased, in the amount of $5,522.58. Said funds are the assets due to: Adelaide Bizzell Whose last known address was unknown and said assets remain unclaimed. Unless said funds are claimed on or before six (6) months from the date of this notice, said funds will be forwarded to the State of Florida, pursuant to Florida Statutes 733.816 IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand and official seal at Inverness, Citrus County, Florida on December 9, 201 3. /S/ PAM HENDRICKSON Deputy Clerk Published in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE December 17, 2013 & January 17, 2014. 945-0117 TU/FRCRN-MIXED PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2009-CP-96 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF: JOAN MARY BERARD A/KIA JOAN M. LIEBOLD-BERARD Deceased, NOTICE PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on November 20, 2009, there was placed on deposit in this office, funds received from H. Michael Evans, the attorney for the Personal Representative of the Estate of Joan Mary Bernard a/k/a Joan M. Liebold-Berard deceased, in the amount of $3,000.00. Said funds are the assets due to: LIZETTE TURNER CARL LIEBOLD CHARLES LIEBOLD Whose last known address was unknown and said assets remain unclaimed. Unless said funds are claimed on or before six (6) months from the date of this notice, said funds will be forwarded to the State of Florida, pursuant to Florida Statutes 733.816 IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand and official seal at Inverness, Citrus County, Florida on December 9, 2013. /S/ PAM HENDRICKSON Deputy Clerk Published in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE December 17, 2013 & January 17, 2014. death was September 3, 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 December 17, 2013. Personal Representative: /S/Thomas Ronald Hartman 741 Buttercup Drive, Warminster, Pennsylvania 18974 Attorney for Personal Representative: /S/Long H. Duong, FL Bar #: 11857, Attorney for Thomas Ronald Hartman LD Legal, LLC 11 N.W. 33rd Court, Gainesville, FL 32607, Phone:(352)371-2670, Fax:(866) 440-9154 Published in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE, December 17 & 24, 2013. PLYMOUTH, GTX Blue, 440 eng., all original, great con. Best offer above $20,000. 352-302-8265 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 Chevrolet2003 Silverado Pick-Up, Real Nice, clean. 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