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INSIDE JANUARY 8, 2014Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best CommunityVOL. 119 ISSUE 154 50 CITRUS COUNTYClose call: Crystal River boys fall at home /B1 EDUCATION:DedicatedSchool nurses job involves more than just patching up boo-boos. /Page C1www.chronicleonline.com INDEX Classifieds . . . .C8 Comics . . . . .C7 Community . . . .C5 Crossword . . . .C6 Editorial . . . . .A8 Entertainment . . .A4 Horoscope . . . .A4 Lottery Numbers . .B3 Lottery Payouts . .B3 Movies . . . . . .C7 Obituaries . . . .A6 TV Listings . . . .C6 HIGH61LOW50Clouds and sun, not as cold.PAGE A4TODAY& next morning WEDNESDAY EAT UP:MenusSchool lunch and senior dining menus for the coming week./ Page C4 MIKEWRIGHT Staff writerAs Citrus County awakens to another frigid morning, thaw your heart with this: Itll be in the 70s before you know it. The same Canadian cold front that is bringing sub-zero weather to the Northeast and Midwest brought nighttime temperatures Monday and Tuesday dipping in the 20s for the first time since 2010. But unlike that year, when cold weather hung around like an unwelcome relative through March, this winter will feature a day or two of cold followed by a quick warm-up. Well be near 80 by Friday and Saturday, Bay News 9 meteorologist Mike Clay said. Clay said to expect a similar pattern next week and the week after that. A day or two cold front though not as cold as this weeks followed by a quick warming trend. Manatees notice the cold. About 300 gathered Tuesday morning in and near the sanctuary at Three Sisters Springs and even more are expected this morning, said Ivan Vicente, spokesman with the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. Refuge officials kept the springs closed to the public Chills wont last long MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleFreezing temperatures Tuesday morning created elongated icicles on much of the citrus fruit at Bellamy Grove in Inverness. Chuck Bellamy, the operator of the grove, said temperatures reached 30 degrees just before sunrise, but he believes the fruit was spared damage. He expects another cold morning today, but a strong warming trend is forecast through the weekend. Brief cold snap set to let up this weekend See COLD/ Page A2 MIKEWRIGHT Staff writerIts a terrible way to receive a promotion from the governor, but Les Cook says hes up to the task. Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday announced his appointment of Cook to Citrus County property appraiser, two days after Cook to fill post Gov. Scott taps interim appraiser Geoff Greenes family r equests that people not send flowers. Instead, they request contributions be made in the name of Geoff Greene to the Citrus County YMCA, 3909 North Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills, FL 34465. The chairman of the Citrus County Commission and the county administr ator requested that the flags be flown at half-staff on Tuesday and through sundown today at county buildings, parks and libraries in honor of the passing of Property Appraiser Geoff Greene. Services for Geoff Gr eene are at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Seven Rivers Presbyterian Church. Les Cookwill serve until special election later this year. See COOK/ Page A9 A.B. SIDIBE Staff writerA January 2010 tragic twovehicle crash that left an Inverness woman dead and sent two others to the hospital is being re-lived this time in civil court. And at stake is the integrity of the work of a well-known road paving company, the future of the motorists family and perhaps millions of dollars in damages. Katherine Wheeler, 50, was killed when a 1998 Ford Explorer, driven by Citrus Springs resident Jacqueline Vichot, 43, struck Wheelers minivan. Vichot was traveling southbound on County Road 491 just north of Beverly Hills when the right-side wheels of her SUV dropped off the pavement near Fero Funeral Home. Vichot reportedly tried to correct the mistake and that correction sent her into a skid, which carried her directly into the path of Wheelers 1990 Ford minivan. The front end of Vichots Explorer rammed into the front left side of Wheelers vehicle. Wheeler and her mother, Mary Ann Brennan, 76, of Beverly Hills, Paving firm, victims family square off in court Crash killed woman; plaintiffs point finger at contractor who worked on road See COURT/ Page A9 NANCYKENNEDY Staff writerINVERNESS Compassionate, gentle, a gifted physician, genuine and real. Citrus Memorial Health System (CMHS) staff physician Dr. Boris Todorovic died as a result of a traffic accident Dec. 30 in Leesburg. Although his primary practice was at Lakeview Internal Medicine in Mount Dora, Dr. Boris, as everyone called him, also held staff privileges at Leesburg Regional Medical Center, Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares and Citrus Memorial Health System, where he was Physician of the Year in 2010. He was a hospitalist at Citrus, which meant he treated everyone who did not have a primary physician, said Becky Beattie, a registered nurse at Citrus Memorial. His days were packed full, yet he always had a skip in his step and a smile on his face. I loved his laugh, especially when he found something very funny. I will miss the silly high fives and waves and how he said, Hiya Becks to me. He had expressive eyes, and when something bothered him you could see it in his eyes, Beattie said. When he was happy, those eyes smiled, especially when he talked about his daughter. What a great man and physician. A native of Croatia, Dr. Boris came to the U.S. in 1999 after serving in the Croatian Army. He came to Central Florida and continued practicing internal medicine in 2004. On Citrus Memorials Facebook page, CMHS nurse Michelle Durst wrote that the thing she remembered most about Dr. Boris was his walk. He walked with a deliberateness that convinced you that his very next destination must be the most important in the world, Dr. Boris known as colorful character Physician who worked at CMHS killed in car wreck during final days of 2013 Dr. Boris Todorovic See DR. BORIS/ Page A9
Associated PressTALLAHASSEE, Fla. A federal judge is signing off on water pollution rules, but environmentalists are blasting the ruling and say they may appeal the decision. U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle ruled Tuesday that state and federal authorities can move ahead with an agreement that lets the state set rules designed to head off contamination that leads to toxic algae blooms. Its the latest chapter in a long-running battle over the regulation of the states lakes, rivers, as well as some estuaries. But environmentalists said the ruling means Clean Water Act protections will not apply to most Florida waters. David Guest, an attorney with Earthjustice, said the states rules arent working and that there are toxic slime outbreaks happening across the state. Tuesday and they will stay closed until further notice, though that could happen today, Vicente said. Vicente said local tour guides are respecting the cold weather alert and staying away from Three Sisters. When youre talking about 300 manatees outside the sanctuary, the less boats, the less intrusion, and manatees can conserve energy, he said. The cold nights had little impact on citrus at Bellamy Groves, manager Chuck Bellamy said. I think were going to be OK, he said. Todays high should be in the low 60s and tonights low in the mid 40s. A2WEDNESDAY, JANUARY8, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLELOCAL/STATE 000H2FO Visit us at www.CrimeStoppersCitrus.com or Call 1-888-ANY-TIPS (1-888-269-8477) Funded by the Office of the Attorney General, Crime Stoppers Trust Fund of Citrus County, Inc. Know Anyone Selling Prescription Drugs? YOU COULD RECEIVE A REWARD UP TO $ 1,000 000GW13 Citrus County Jazzercise NEW LOCATION! 6604 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy. (Roccos Caf Plaza) Crystal River (352) 634-5661 Offering 25+ classes weekly in low impact and regular formats Burn up to 600 calories in 60 minutes. Turn your New years resolution into Real Results with Jazzercise today! Sign up now at jazzercise.com/dancingdays 000H1SW Cremation Center Cremation Center of the of the Nature Coast Nature Coast When affordability and simplicity matters, let us help you... 355 NE 10th Avenue Crystal River, FL 34429 (352) 228-4967 www.cremationcenterofthenaturecoast.com 000H23B Its About Taking Control! Pre-planning is a matter of taking the time to think about and record your end-of-life desires. Its a thoughtful gesture to those you love, and a way to let go of anxieties about the future. Once done, you can relax, knowing your plans are in the hands of reliable friends or family. Complete Cremation Packages from $895.00 565 Hwy. 41 South, Inverness MON.-FRI. 9-6 SAT. 10-4 FURNITURE DEPOT 352726-4835 000H2FS Mattress Sets *Limited Time Sale by All New We Have a Train Load of Top Notch New & Used Furniture Ethan Allen Thomasville Drexel Broyhill Basset Freezing weather, combined with a lawn sprinkler running all night, is a great recipe for childhood fun. Haleigh Hess, a 5-year-old from Inverness, spent Tuesday morning playing at her grandparents home, enjoying the last day of winter break before returning to Inverness Primary School today. Her grandfather, Tim Hess, transformed his yard as a surprise for Haleigh to experience a rare treat in Florida an icicle for breakfast.TIM HESS/Special to the Chronicle COLDContinued from Page A1 WEATHER WISE See Page A4 for the Chronicles dig est of the latest weather news, both locally and across the state and nation. Judge says state can set water pollution limits
NANCYKENNEDY Staff writerINVERNESS n Dec.31, John Sullivan, 66, retired from his job as the county court operations manager, took a week off and on Monday morning he was back at his desk as a volunteer. He hadnt even packed up his office. Its hard to leave, he said. At the Dec. 17 county commission meeting, Sullivan was recognized for his service and the day was proclaimed John D. Sullivan Day in Citrus County. The proclamation notes Sullivans strong work ethic, sense of fairness and Christian values and that he believes in the words of Harry S. Truman: It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. Those who have worked with him for the past 17 years consider him the glue that holds everything together. Hes our go-to person, said Beth Blackwelder, court administrative assistant. The things most notable about him are his willingness to help and his constant calmness. Hes able to be calm when everyone else is losing it. A Florida native, Sullivan moved to Citrus County from Tampa in 1971, where he worked for then-Florida Power as a groundman and then for Kash n Karry as district manager for 25years. I like longevity, Sullivan said. Ive been married for 45years, and Beth (Blackwelder) has been my secretary off and on for 30years. After leaving Kash n Karry in 1995, he dabbled in real estate for two years before being hired at the courthouse as director of courts. I didnt know anything about courts, but it was a management position and I figured I could learn it, he said. He discovered that court isnt like its portrayed on TV, but that its basically routine. People look at court cases as mostly criminal cases, but thats only about 30 percent, he said. The rest is civil cases or family cases, and that was interesting to find out. The criminal cases make the newspapers; the rest is under the radar most of the time. He also discovered that, despite the jokes, most lawyers are honorable and good people to work with, with very few exceptions. For the past 17 years, Sullivan has made sure every judge, every trial, every hearing, every mediation, each of the five court rooms has had whatever was necessary to get the job done. He made things run as smoothly as possible, and will continue doing the same job two or three days a week as a volunteer. Thats why his office is the same as the day he retired. I cant sit still, he said. I like to work, and I believe were put on Earth to serve one another, and I try to do just that.Contact Chronicle reporter Nancy Kennedy at352-564-2927 or nkennedy@chronicle online.com.Around theSTATE Citrus CountyTrees accepted at county landfillEligible Citrus County residents may recycle natural, live Christmas trees at the Citrus County Central Landfill, free of charge during the months of December and January only. Trees must be cleaned of all decorations, lights and artificial snow. Artificial trees brought to the landfill for disposal will be charged standard solid waste/trash rates. For information about landfill hours, call 352-5277670 during weekday office hours or go to the countys website at www.bocc.citrus. fl.us. Click on Departments, then Public Works, then Solid Waste.Grassroots political group organizesOrganizing for Citrus is a grassroots group that meets to discuss political issues and write letters to appropriate parties. Meetings are scheduled for 10a.m. to noon Saturdays, Jan.18, and March15 at Central Ridge Library in Beverly Hills. For information, call 352563-2651.Orchestra enrolling new studentsThe Citrus Youth Educational Symphonic Orchestra (CYESO) will enroll new students from 4 to 5:30p.m. Tuesdays, Jan.14, at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 1100 W. Highland Blvd., Inverness. Students with no musical training will begin class in musical notation, voice and recorder prior to learning an orchestral instrument. Students with musical training will be interviewed for playing in the chamber orchestra. For information, visit www.CYESO.org and Facebook.Republican club meets SaturdayThe Nature Coast Republican Club will meet at 9a.m. Saturday, Jan.11, with a coffee social starting at 8:30a.m. and breakfast available for $5. The club is meeting at a new location, the Hampton Inn in Crystal River. The speaker will be club member Denise Lyn, local attorney, who will present current legal issues. For information, call Connie at 352-634-2503. Brevard CountyHealth officials: Woman dies of fluBrevard County Health Department officials said a woman in her 30s has died of the flu. Florida Today reported the woman died Sunday at Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne. Director Heidar Heshmati said two others a pregnant woman in her 30s and a 62-year-old man are on life support due to influenza. Heshmati said the woman refused to get the flu vaccination. From staff reports Associated PressSTARKE A Florida inmate was executed Tuesday for fatally stabbing a prison guard with a sharpened spoon while on death row for abducting and killing a Miami couple. Askari Abdullah Muhammad, previously known as Thomas Knight, was pronounced dead at 6:45p.m. Tuesday following a lethal injection at Florida State Prison, the governors office said. The 62-yearold inmate was initially condemned to die for the 1974 abduction and killings of Sydney and Lillian Gans of Miami. Tuesdays execution was specifically for his conviction in the 1980 killing of corrections officer Richard Burke. Muhammad was visited by his four sisters Monday and earlier Tuesday by a friend. His execution was delayed for so long by numerous appeals and rulings, including a 1987 federal appeals court tossing out his original death sentence because he hadnt been allowed to put character and background witnesses on the stand during the penalty phase. The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear his final appeals, but Justice Stephen Breyer said in a dissent he would have granted a stay to hear Muhammads claims that it may be unconstitutional to execute an inmate after such a long time on death row. Court documents show that Muhammad fatally stabbed Burke as he was being escorted to the prison shower. The inmate had become upset, the documents say, because he was told he couldnt see a visitor unless he shaved his full beard. The documents added he had been overheard by guards to remark that it looks like Ill have to start sticking people. While awaiting trial, he and 10 other inmates escaped from jail, leading to a nationwide manhunt including a top 10 fugitives listing by the FBI. Muhammad converted to Islam in prison, changing his name from Knight. During his 1996 resentencing, he cursed at the judge and lawyers and yelled Allahu Akbar! God is great in Arabic. STATE& LOCAL Page A3WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Seven Rivers parent firm set to merge PATFAHERTY Staff writerShareholders of Health Management Associates, parent company of Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center near Crystal River, are set to vote today on a merger with Community Health Systems. It would create the nations largest chain of hospitals by number and provide CHS with a strong presence in Florida. In addition to Citrus County, the Tennessee-based chain would obtain ownership and/or operation of numerous heathcare facilities throughout Florida, including hospitals in Brooksville and Spring Hill. CHS is also poised to sign a 40year lease with Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, a transaction negotiated earlier with Naples-based Health Management Associated (HMA). The deal will pay the Marion County Hospital District $212.8million. The merger plans were announced last July, but delayed by various objections and a review by the Securities and Exchange Commission. At the time, HMA was one of the bidders for Citrus Memorial Health System in Inverness. By late November, the merger was back on track and both sides publicly encouraged HMA stockholders to vote for it at the special meeting in Naples on Jan.8. HMA documents and SEC filings showed a greater-thanexpected drop in hospital volume for 2013, including admissions, surgeries and emergency room visits. Joyce Brancato, Seven Rivers chief executive officer, said in a statement when the merger was announced that patients wont see a difference. The most important thing to know about this transaction is that it will not impact our day-to-day business, she said. We are dedicated to delivering the highestquality care with a focus on continual improvement. Our patients remain our priority. Her views were echoed by Eric Waller, HMA senior vice president. The combination of Health Management and CHS is not expected to impact local hospital operations, he said. Our deep commitment to providing the highest-quality patient care will not change. We continue to believe this transaction represents full and fair value for HMA stockholders, while positioning CHS for longterm growth that will benefit local communities and patients around the country, said Wayne T. Smith, chairman, president and chief executive officer of CHS, when the merger details were made public.Contact Chronicle reporter Pat Faherty at 352-564-2924 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Courthouse glue NANCY KENNEDY /ChronicleCounty Court Operations Manager John Sullivan recently retired after 17 years. The Board of County Commissioners proclaimed Dec.17 as John D. Sullivan Day in Citrus County. John Sullivan retires, but sticks to his job as volunteer I believe were put on Earth to serve one another, and I try to do just that. John Sullivanformer county court operations manager Pets die in home fire Special to the ChronicleAt 7:57 a.m. Tuesday, Citrus County Sheriffs Fire Rescue personnel responded to a residential structure fire at 6600 W. Avocado St., Crystal River. Engine 71 from the Connell Heights Fire Station arrived on scene at 8:03a.m. and firefighters found a double-wide mobile home 50 percent involved in fire. Crews initiated an attack, and the fire was brought under control at 8:20a.m. While there were no injuries to people, two cats died in the blaze, officials reported. Red Cross and The Salvation Army were requested to assist the homeowners. The power was disconnected by Duke Energy. The cause of the fire remained under investigation Tuesday evening. Stations from Homosassa, De Rosa, Crystal River, Kensington and Pine Ridge also responded to the fire. Askari Abdullah Muhammadexecuted Tuesday for killing Miami couple and prison guard. Death for killer
Birthday The time has come to make decisions and act on them. Dont be confused by what others do. You have to choose what works best for you and move forward. Simplicity and precision will make the difference when it comes to finding your comfort zone. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Dont let your emotions lead you astray. Do your share at home and contribute to projects that need to be finished. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Listen to advice being offered, but make choices based on whats best for you. Not everyone will understand what will make you feel happy and accomplished. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) Consider ways to make your bank account grow. Offering a service or investing in something that will help you expand your marketable interests can pay off. Aries (March 21-April 19) Dont wait until you are forced to make a change. Stay on top of every situation you face. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Youve got insight, knowledge, expertise and determination, so dont let anything stand between you and your goal. Gemini (May 21-June 20) Ask questions, do your research and focus on innovation when it comes to finding solutions. Be honest about who you are and what you have to offer. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Your emotional commitments and your desire to get ahead financially will keep you busy today. Dont lose sight of whats important, and be sure to nurture the relationships that count most. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Your heart is in the right place, but not everyone will agree with your actions. It would be best to keep a low profile and work quietly. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Sign up for something you think you might enjoy. Spending time with the younger or older people in your life will help you see your situation from a different perspective. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) You will face trouble at home due to stubborn or demanding people. Work on projects that can help alter areas of your life that you find difficult or stressful. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Share your thoughts and engage in functions that will bring you in contact with creative free-thinkers. Its a good day to make unusual lifestyle changes. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Prepare to make a change, but before you do, make sure you have everything in place.TodaysHOROSCOPES Today is Wednesday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2014. There are 357 days left in the year. Todays Highlight in History: On Jan. 8, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson, in his State of the Union address, declared an unconditional war on poverty in America. On this date: In 1912, the African National Congress was founded in Bloemfontein, South Africa. In 1935, rock-and-roll legend Elvis Presley was born in Tupelo, Miss. In 2011, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., was shot and critically wounded when gunman Jared Lee Loughner opened fire as the congresswoman met with constituents in Tucson; six other people were killed, 12 others also injured. Ten years ago: A U.S. Black Hawk medivac helicopter crashed near Fallujah, Iraq, killing all nine soldiers aboard, including Citrus County resident Aaron A. Weaver. Five years ago: No. 1 Florida beat No. 2 Oklahoma 24-14 for the BCS national title. One year ago: Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, launched a political action committee aimed at curbing gun violence as her Arizona hometown paused to mark the second anniversary of the deadly shooting rampage. Todays Birthdays: Former Independent Counsel Lawrence E. Walsh is 102. Actor-comedian Larry Storch is 91. Actor Ron Moody is 90. CBS newsman Charles Osgood is 81. Singer Shirley Bassey is 77. Game show host Bob Eubanks is 76. Country-gospel singer Cristy Lane is 74. Physicist Stephen Hawking is 72. Rock singer David Bowie is 67. Singer R. Kelly is 47. Actress Ami Dolenz is 45. Actress and author Amber Benson is 37. Actress Sarah Polley is 35. Thought for Today: The devil is easy to identify. He appears when youre terribly tired and makes a very reasonable request which you know you shouldnt grant. Fiorello LaGuardia, mayor of New York City (1882-1947). Today inHISTORY CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE Todays active pollen: Juniper and elm Todays count: 8.5/12 Thurdays count: 8.5 Fridays count: 10.2 To start your subscription:Call now for home delivery by our carriers:Citrus County: 352-563-5655 Marion County: 888-852-2340 13 weeks: $39.64* 6 months: $70.63* 1 year: $133.87**Subscription price includes a separate charge of .15.5 per day for transportation cost and applicable state and local sales tax. Call 352-563-5655 for details. There will be a $1 adjustment for the Thanksgiving edition. This will only slightly affect your expiration date. 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Please recycle your newspaper.www.chronicleonline.com Published every Sunday through Saturday By Citrus Publishing Inc.1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429Phone 352-563-6363POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Citrus County Chronicle1624 N. MEADOWCREST BLVD., CRYSTAL RIVER, FL 34429 PERIODICAL POSTAGE PAID AT INVERNESS, FL SECOND CLASS PERMIT #114280 CITRUSCOUNTY Florida' s BestCommunity Newspaper Serving Floridas Best Community ENTERTAINMENT Movie mogul Run Run Shaw diesHONG KONG Run Run Shaw built a Hong Kong movie and TV empire that nurtured rising talents like actor Chow Yunfat and director John Woo inspired Hollywood filmmakers such as Quentin Tarantino and produced the 1982 sci-fi classic Blade Runner. Shaws prolific studio helped bring kung fu films to the world but he also passed on the chance to sign one of the biggest names in that genre: the young Bruce Lee. The missed opportunity was a rare misstep for Shaw, who died Tuesday, according to a statement from Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB), which he helped found in 1967. No cause of death was given. His studio gave his age as 107, but his age according to the Western counting method may have been 106 because Chinese traditionally consider a child to be 1 at birth. The broadcasters Chinese language channel is also popular in southern China and its Chinese programs, many dubbed into other languages, are seen by 300 million households around the world. Shaw, knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1974, was also a philanthropist. In 2002, he founded the annual Shaw Prizes, Asias version of the Nobel Prizes. The honor offers $1 million annually to winners in mathematics, medicine and astronomy. Shaw preferred to stay out of the spotlight and rarely gave interviews, even about his philanthropy. A journalist for the South China Morning Post newspaper recounted mentioning during a 1984 interview that a medical team fighting leprosy in southwestern China had trouble traveling over the rugged, mountainous terrain. On hearing this, Shaw immediately decided to donate off-road vehicles but demanded there be no publicity.Apple: People spent $10B in app storeNEW YORK Apple said people spent more than $10 billion in its app store last year, on apps such as Minecraft, Angry Birds Star Wars and Sleep Cycle alarm clock. December was the most successful month in the stores history, as customers spent $1 billion that month. Apple said the years total was also a record. There are more than a million apps available in the app store for the iPhone, the iPad and the iPod Touch. Besides games, there are newspapers, magazines, travel, business and health and fitness apps, among others. Apple launched the app store in 2008, a year after the iPhone with 500 apps.Streetcar parade ushers in CarnivalNEW ORLEANS Frigid temperatures that dipped below freezing overnight didnt stop costumed revelers from ushering in the Carnival season aboard a New Orleans streetcar. The Phunny Phorty Phellows club, which first took to the streets in 1878, was one of two groups that paraded Monday night, known as Twelfth Night. For many Christians, the 12th night after Christmas marks the end of the holiday season and the beginning of the overindulgence and debauchery associated with Carnival. In New Orleans, Twelfth Night is when street parades begin and king cakes pop up in grocery stores and bakeries. In all, more than 100 parades will be held along the Gulf Coast in the months leading up to Mardi Gras on March 4. The end of Carnival is marked by Ash Wednesday, the day after Fat Tuesday. From wire reports Associated PressHong Kong movie producer Run Run Shaw poses Sept. 28, 2010, during the Run Run Shaw prize presentation ceremony in Hong Kong. Shaw died Tuesday at the age of 107. A4WEDNESDAY, JANUARY8, 2014 000GWR7 in Todays Citrus County Chronicle LEGAL NOTICESCitrus County Housing Division................A6 Meeting Notices........................................C10 Notice to Creditors/Administration. ........C10 Tax Deed Notices...... ................................C10
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Norman Norm Hamill, 82HOMOSASSANorman G. Norm Hamill, 82, of Homosassa, Fla., passed away Jan. 4, 2014, at Citrus Memorial hospital, Inverness. A native of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, he was born Jan. 1, 1932, to George and Eileen (Marston) Hamill, one of two children. Norm moved to Florida in 1946 and moved to Homosassa in 1969 from St. Petersburg. Norm, as he was known to many, was a marine contractor most of his working life, having worked for Meisner & MacAvoy in St. Petersburg building docks and seawalls. In 1952, he began Norman G. Hamill Marine Construction in St. Petersburg, a business he owned and operated for 25 years. He also owned and operated shrimp boats throughout Florida and Alabama from 1974 to 1982. Norm was a life member of BPOE Elks Lodge No. 2520, Aripeka, Fla., and was also a member of Crystal River Loyal Order of Moose. He was a man known to always give of himself. Norm faithfully supported the American Heart Association, National Wild Life, Easter Seals, Children of St. Judes Hospital and also the annual toy run sponsored by Mikes Friendly Pub in Homosassa. Norm is survived by his wife of 32 years (the love of his life), Tracey M. Estep Hamill of Homosassa; his three children, Sharon Estep and Alan Hamill (fianc Laurie Lang), both of Homosassa, Amanda Wagner (husband Carlos), Bowie, Md.; eight grandchildren, including his best buddy, Sequoia Hamill; and 14 greatgrandchildren. In addition to his parents, Norm was preceded in death by a son, George; a grandson, Shane Schippers; a brother, Thomas and two sons-in-law, Rick Schippers and Michael Estep. Friends will be received from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa, where a celebration of life will begin at 3 p.m. Interment will follow at Stage Stand Cemetery, Homosassa Springs. www.wilderfuneral.com. Howard Hoffman, 94OCALAHoward Hoffman, 94, of Ocala, Fla., died Jan. 6, 2014, while under the care of Hospice of Marion County. Funeral Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Fero Funeral Home, Beverly Hills.Jesse Prater, 72LAKE PANASOFFKEEMr. Jesse James Prater, age 72 of Lake Panasoffkee, Florida, died Friday, January 3, 2014 in Gainesville, FL. He was born February 26, 1941 in Prestonsburg, KY, son of Madison and Sarah (Kilburn) Prater. He was an Army veteran serving during the Korean War. He was the Owner & Operator of tour bus company. Mr. Prater was preceded in death by his parents and a step-son, Randy Guinan. Survivors include his companion, Sandra Prater, 6 children, Jamie Prater, Mark Prater, Eric Prater, Sara Standard and Sandra Pleus, Jessica Purks, 4 step-children, Leisa Guinan, Dawn Satterlee, Patrick Guinan and Diana Fischer, 7 brothers and sisters, 14 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.HooperFuneral Home.com. Arrangements by the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory. George Poplawski, 80NEW LONDON, N.C.George Benedict Poplawski, 80 years of age, of New London, N.C., passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at his home in New London. George was born Jan. 21, 1933, in Connecticut to the late Joseph Poplawski and the late Stella Poplawski. A Mass of Christian Burial, officiated by the Rev. Peter Fitzgibbons, will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Our Lady of The Annunciation Catholic Church, 416 N. Second St., Albemarle, NC 28001, with full military honors being conducted. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Judith Ann Poplawski of New London; son, David Poplawski of New London; daughter, Laura Macha and husband, David of Scotland, Conn.; two grandsons, Jeremy Poplawski and wife Tiffany, and Jared Macha; one brother, Richard Poplawski of Connecticut; and numerous nieces and nephews. A veteran of the Korean War, Mr. Poplawski was a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps and received two Purple Hearts. He was also an honorary lifetime member of the DAV, serving as commander. In New Britain, N.C., he was a member of the Knights of Columbus. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Stanly County, 960 N. First St., Albemarle, NC 28002 or to Annunciation Catholic Church, 416 N. Second St., Albemarle, NC 28001. Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Poplawski family. Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com. William Bill Wilson Jr.CRYSTAL RIVERWilliam J. Bill Wilson Jr., died Jan. 3, 2014. A celebration of Bills life will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at the First Presbyterian Church, Lexington, Ky. Marcella Fiore, 89BEVERLY HILLSMarcella Nigro Fiore, 89, of Beverly Hills, Fla., died Jan. 5, 2014, at home while under the care of her loving family. Private interment services were held under the direction of Fero Funeral Home.Robert Kushnereit Sr., 85FLORAL CITYRobert F. Kushnereit Sr., 85, Floral City, Fla., died Jan. 6, 2014. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory is assisting the family with private arrangements. A6WEDNESDAY, JANUARY8, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE $ 599 000H0LV 3221 South Florida Avenue (Highway 41) Across from the airport 352-637-6088 000H317 In Loving Memory Matthew Shoen 6/9/64 1/8/09 To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. 1 000GTFM Serving Our Community... Meeting Your Needs! Richard T. Brown Licensed Funeral Director Fax: 352-795-6694 5430 West Gulf to Lake Hwy. Lecanto, FL 34461 352-795-0111 email@example.com / www.brownfuneralhome.com GILBERT STANAGE Service: Thursday 11:00 AM THOMAS NATOWICH, JR. Private Arrangements HENRY PAIKOS Private Arrangements GERALD CANFIELD Private Arrangements MARY ANNE DORSI Pending ROBERT KUSHNEREIT Pending 000H1RAWith CrematoryFuneral Home 726-8323 000H32R AUDIOLOGY Crystal River Inverness Call For A Free Consultation (352) 795-5700 Our Patients Are Super Hearos Conquer Your Hearing Loss! 000H1RD Serving all of Citrus County (352) 726-2271 www.HooperFuneralHome.com Serving all your cremation needs. Obituaries See DEATHS / Page A7 Jesse Prater George Poplawski Norman Hamill OBITUARIES Phone 352-563-5660 for details.
BUSINESSCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEWEDNESDAY, JANUARY8, 2014 A7 Money&MarketsAclick of the wrist gets you more at www.chronicleonline.com 1,600 1,650 1,700 1,750 1,800 1,850 JASOND 1,800 1,840 1,880 S&P 500Close: 1,837.88 Change: 11.11 (0.6%) 10 DAYS 14,500 15,000 15,500 16,000 16,500 17,000 JASOND 16,200 16,400 16,600 Dow Jones industrialsClose: 16,530.94 Change: 105.84 (0.6%) 10 DAYSAdvanced2049 Declined1057 New Highs143 New Lows10 Vol. (in mil.)3,404 Pvs. Volume3,178 2,189 2,147 1803 771 170 8 NYSE NASD DOW16562.3216429.0216530.94+105.84+0.64%-0.28% DOW Trans.7312.377240.857287.76+53.73+0.74%-1.52% DOW Util.486.82482.70486.36+4.06+0.84%-0.86% NYSE Comp.11334.6510309.0410327.33+57.27+0.56%-0.70% NASDAQ4158.184126.484153.18+39.50+0.96%-0.56% S&P5001840.101828.711837.88+11.11+0.61%-0.57% S&P4001339.191327.371336.58+11.37+0.86%-0.44% Wilshire 500019634.5319481.3519609.77+128.42+0.66%-0.49% Russell 20001160.031150.871157.63+10.47+0.91%-0.53% HIGH LOW CLOSE CHG. %CHG. YTD StocksRecap AK Steel Hold AKS2.7608.47 7.91+.11 +1.4tst-3.5+62.2dd... AT&T Inc T32.76439.00 34.95-.01 ...sst-0.6+4.3261.84f Ametek Inc AME38.20662.05 52.10+.22 +0.4tst-1.1+33.9270.24 Anheuser-Busch InBev BUD83.949106.83 104.48+1.94 +1.9sst-1.9+18.93.03e Bank of America BAC10.98016.73 16.50-.16 -1.0sss+6.0+37.8220.04 Capital City Bank CCBG10.12713.08 11.93+.11 +0.9sss+1.4...40... CenturyLink Inc CTL29.93242.01 31.41-.26 -0.8ttt-1.4-15.2dd2.16 Citigroup C40.28054.29 54.18+.37 +0.7sss+4.0+26.9140.04 Commnwlth REIT CWH15.43826.38 23.21+.12 +0.5sst-0.4+48.0251.00 Disney DIS50.18076.84 76.34+.52 +0.7sst-0.1+46.9220.86f Duke Energy DUK64.16475.46 68.49+.53 +0.8stt-0.8+9.2203.12 EPR Properties EPR45.70361.18 49.62+.13 +0.3sts+0.9+13.6203.16 Exxon Mobil Corp XOM84.790101.74 101.07+1.41 +1.4sst-0.1+14.8112.52 Ford Motor F12.10618.02 15.38-.20 -1.3ttt-0.3+17.8120.40 Gen Electric GE20.68928.09 27.29+.03 +0.1tst-2.6+32.3200.88f HCAHoldings Inc HCA31.64049.67 49.85+1.32 +2.7sss+4.5+51.916... Hlth Mgmt Asc HMA8.76617.28 13.51+.19 +1.4sss+3.1+41.0cc... Home Depot HD62.38082.57 81.50+.40 +0.5tst-1.0+30.8221.56 Intel Corp INTC20.10026.04 25.59+.13 +0.5tst-1.4+24.6140.90 IBM IBM172.574215.90 189.71+3.71 +2.0sss+1.1-2.2133.80 LKQ Corporation LKQ20.09934.32 31.99+.33 +1.0ttt-2.8+42.033... Lowes Cos LOW34.43852.08 48.38+.12 +0.2tst-2.4+37.5230.72 McDonalds Corp MCD89.255103.70 96.38+.53 +0.6tst-0.7+10.2173.24f Microsoft Corp MSFT26.28838.98 36.41+.28 +0.8ttt-2.7+38.7141.12 Motorola Solutions MSI53.28967.67 66.19+.27 +0.4rst-1.9+19.2171.24 NextEra Energy NEE70.38889.75 85.02+.62 +0.7sst-0.7+22.8192.64 Penney JC Co Inc JCP6.24223.10 8.19-.48 -5.5ttt-10.5-58.0dd... Piedmont Office RT PDM14.62321.09 16.45+.08 +0.5rtt-0.4-5.9300.80 Regions Fncl RF7.13910.52 10.10+.03 +0.3sss+2.1+34.0130.12 Sears Holdings Corp SHLD38.88267.50 43.83-.95 -2.1ttt-10.6+6.1dd... Smucker, JM SJM87.976114.72 101.52+.62 +0.6rtt-2.0+14.3192.32 Texas Instru TXN31.39944.09 42.70-.23 -0.5ttt-2.8+38.3281.20 Time Warner TWX48.55970.77 67.50-.66 -1.0tst-3.2+40.4171.15 UniFirst Corp UNF79.329108.27 105.01+1.90 +1.8tst-1.9+25.8180.15 Verizon Comm VZ41.50754.31 49.30+.61 +1.3sss+0.3+14.6692.12 Vodafone Group VOD24.42039.44 38.81+.07 +0.2sst-1.3+56.21.61e WalMart Strs WMT67.72881.37 78.45+.24 +0.3ttt-0.3+16.0151.88 Walgreen Co WAG37.43960.93 57.51+.37 +0.6sss+0.1+56.9201.26 52-WK RANGE CLOSE YTD 1YR NAME TICKER LO HI CLOSE CHG %CHG WK MO QTR %CHG %RTN P/E DIVStocks of Local Interest Dividend Footnotes: a Extra dividends were paid, but are not included. b Annual rate plus stock. c Liquidating dividend. e Amount declared or paid in last 12 months. f Current annual rate, which was increased by most recent dividend announcement. i Sum of dividends paid after stock split, no regular rate. j Sum of dividends paid this year. 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. Deutsche Bank called it a must-own stock as we see few companies with as much opportunity globally in consumer Internet. Goldman Sachs is telling clients that the stock of the natural gas company is a good buy based in part on two new export projects. Citigroup downgraded the high-end retailer, citing its lofty stock price and possible weakness in accessory sales going forward. CEO J. Michael Pearson said the companys goal is to become one of the top five most valuable pharmaceuticals by the end of 2016. The bank agreed to pay $1.7 billion to settle criminal charges that it ignored obvious signs of Bernard Madoffs Ponzi scheme. Major stock indexes ended higher Tuesday. The gains were led by health care stocks. Encouraging economic news also helped lift the market. The Commerce Department reported that the U.S. trade gap fell in November to its lowest level in four years. 50 55 $60 OJ ND JPMorgan ChaseJPM Close: $58.32 -0.68 or -1.2% $44.96$59.47 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 17.8m (1.0x avg.) $219.24 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 13.2 2.6% 100 110 120 $130 OJ ND Valeant Pharma.VRX Close: $125.35 12.73 or 11.3% $61.10 $125.95 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 3.3m (3.0x avg.) $41.74 b 52-week range PE: Yield: ... ... 70 75 80 $85 OJ ND Michael KorsKORS Close: $78.94 -3.10 or -3.8% $51.19$84.58 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 7.4m (1.6x avg.) $16.09 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 32.2 ... 35 40 45 $50 OJ ND Cheniere EnergyLNG Close: $45.21 1.91 or 4.4% $19.64$46.39 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 6.7m (1.8x avg.) $10.8 b 52-week range PE: Yield: ... ... 800 1000 $ 1200 OJ ND GoogleGOOG Close: $1,138.86 21.54 or 1.9% $695.52 $1,139.6 9 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 2.6m (1.4x avg.) $315.15 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 28.6 ... The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.94 percent Tuesday. 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.040.04....06 6-month T-bill.070.07....11 52-wk T-bill.120.10+0.02.14 2-year T-note.390.40-0.01.27 5-year T-note1.681.66+0.02.81 10-year T-note2.942.96-0.021.90 30-year T-bond3.883.90-0.023.10 NET 1YR BONDS YEST PVS CHG AGO Barclays LongT-BdIdx3.693.71-0.022.69 Bond Buyer Muni Idx5.115.13-0.024.09 Barclays USAggregate2.482.50-0.021.83 Barclays US High Yield5.545.60-0.065.90 Moodys AAACorp Idx4.534.56-0.033.81 Barclays CompT-BdIdx1.881.90-0.021.09 Barclays US Corp3.243.26-0.022.76 YEST 6 MO AGO 1 YR AGO Commodities The price of oil and natural gas climbed Tuesday as severe cold weather in the U.S. was expected to drive up demand. 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Interestrates 000H3C7 Gerald Canfield, 70BEVERLY HILLSGerald W. Canfield, 70, Beverly Hills, Fla., died Jan. 4, 2014, at Citrus Memorial hospital. Gerald was born Sept. 28, 1943, in Monroe, Wis., to the late George W. and Maxine (Linn) Canfield. Gerald was an 11th grade English teacher for Hillsborough County school system for more than 45 years. He was an avid Tampa Bay Rays fan and enjoyed collecting baseball cards. Left to cherish his memory are his brother, David G. Canfield, Tallahassee; sisters, Susan (Wayne) Bass, Beverly Hills and Sara Ann August, Chula Vista, Calif.; nephew, Bill (Martha) Bass; and niece, Libby (Tad) Jones of Floral City. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory is assisting the family with private arrangements.Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com. Richard Malone Sr., 82BEVERLY HILLSRichard F. Malone Sr., 82, of Beverly Hills, Fla., died Jan. 4, 2014, at Citrus Memorial hospital. A celebration of his life will be at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Fero Funeral Home. DEATHSContinued from Page A6 Associated PressNEW YORK Stocks rallied Tuesday, ending a slump that had ushered in the New Year. The Standard and Poors 500 index climbed the most in three weeks, led by gains for health care stocks. UnitedHealth Group, the nations largest health insurer, and Johnson & Johnson both climbed on recommendations for brokerage firms. After three straight declines, the S&P 500 would have matched its worst opening of a year since 1978 had it closed lower for a fourth day. The stock markets slow start to 2014 contrasts with last years exceptional performance, when the S&P 500 climbed to record levels after surging almost 30 percent. To me the trend still looks up, even though weve been chopping around, said Bill Stone, chief investment strategist at PNC Wealth Management Group. The economy seems to be in the mode that you would expect corporate earnings to continue to grow. The S&P 500 rose 11.11 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,837.88, the biggest gain since Dec. 18. Nine of the 10 sectors that make up the index rose. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 105.84 points, or 0.6 percent, to 16,530.94 The Nasdaq composite gained 39.50 points, or 1 percent, to 4,153.18. UnitedHealth group gained $2.27, or 3.1 percent, to $76.51 after analysts at Deutsche Bank said they expected the nations largest health insurance company to charge customers more in premiums this year. Johnson & Johnson climbed $1.96, or 2.1 percent, to $94.29 after analysts at RBC Capital raised their outlook on the stock to outperform, in part due to optimism on sales of the diabetes drug Invokana. Stocks rally, breaking a three-day slump Associated PressLUSK, Wyo. In the least populated county in the least populated state, old Ford and Chevy pickup trucks roam and rule the roads. Finding a Tesla, the sleek and pricey all-electric car, around these ranching towns is about as likely as spotting the mythical jackalope. And yet, one day last month, a Model S sedan pulled quietly in at the Americas Best Value Inn Covered Wagon Motel in Lusk, population 1,557. Its mission was to plug in four gleaming white supercharger units the company had just installed in the motels courtyard. The visit was part of a test of a planned coast-to-coast route of quickcharge stations for Tesla vehicles. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based company plans dozens more across the middle of the continent in the months ahead to make it more feasible for the electric car to go from seashore to seashore. Some folks in Lusk are cautiously hoping that the stations will bring a steady stream of wealthy motor tourists. In the meantime, if and when the next Tesla shows up, locals who commonly plug in their cars and trucks to keep their engines from freezing may be left wondering about the visitors who plug in their cars to charge them. After all, theres no shortage of skepticism about electric cars out here its not the kind of place for electric cars. First, people are partial to the pickup truck because of its ability to tow heavy loads and endure the rattling rides of going off-road. Second, Wyoming is famous for its open ranges, terrain that has worried electric car owners because they could end up being stranded. The Model S, which begins at $70,000 but with options can top $100,000, can drive a long way for an electric car: Up to 265 miles on a single charge. Draining the battery pack and recharging it all the way takes more than 4 hours with the best available home charger. The companys superchargers Wyomings first are at the Covered Wagon offer a trade-off that makes longdistance trips more feasible. The stations can charge a run-down Tesla battery pack to 90 percent in just 45 to 50 minutes. In Lusk, thats enough time to grab a burger at the nearby Outpost Caf or Triangle 4 Caf & Steakhouse, or visit the antiques stores downtown. The supercharger station will be a critical stepping-stone between stations in Cheyenne and Rapid City, S.D. Highlights on the first coast-to-coast route to be followed, Tesla said, by a couple of more cross-country options by the end of this year include the scenic Four Corners region and Mount Rushmore. Thats kind of the thought behind this first, initial route, is enabling the great American road trip, Tesla spokesman Patrick Jones said. New Supercharger stations also are going in across Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Colorado, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania to connect existing facilities on the coasts. Tesla owners use the stations free of, well, charge. Tesla picks up the electric bill. The last time Lusk got any attention for such cutting-edge technology was in the late 1990s, when a Microsoft television ad trumpeted the towns connection to the Internet as an answer to tough times for the ranching community. In reality, a $3 million project to link Lusk to fiber-optic broadband was stalled for years. Tesla station to bring electric cars to Wyoming Associated PressMark Kupke, owner of the Covered Wagon Motel in Lusk, Wyo., stands next to one of four Tesla supercharger units installed in December in the hotel courtyard.
OPINION Page A8WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014 Caring staff helps through surgeryThank you, thank you! This is a big thank you to the Lecanto Surgery Center and Dr. Pritchyk (Nature Coast Foot and Ankle Center). I recently had a foot surgery and it was a very pleasant experience. Every person I dealt with was wonderful; you couldnt ask to be treated any better. I had seen a Dr. Oz show a few days before my scheduled surgery; this woman had the same bunion repair surgery that I was scheduled to have. She expressed how painful an experience she had. I am happy to say that was not my experience. Dr. Pritchyk and the Lecanto Surgery Center were so very caring and kind I am going to schedule my other foot.Debbie Walker Beverly HillsEnergy costs to riseAttention, Duke energy customers: As youve been previously alerted (warned?): your 2014 bill is going up. How much? If the rate is accurate that is in the latest Duke Energy enclosure with this months bill, heres how much: Up to 1000 KW, the Energy Charge is up 3.1 percent; over 1000 KW, 4.1 percent, but wait: theres more... The fuel charge: up to 1000 KW ... 20.2 percent; over 1000KW, 15.6 percent. Check your previous bills and do the math for 2014. Dont say you werent warned.Patrick Bange Lecanto Whats in a word?J. Gibson in his or her writing to the Chronicleforgot to mention the commonsense approach to the word Holiday. It is apparent a computer was consulted for the definition of the word, since Wikipedia was mentioned. What was not mentioned is that the word Holiday does not refer to a Holy Day in this part of the world! The letter writer has tried to influence the reader that the word Holiday is a Holy Day according to the definition when in fact it explains that the word Holiday, in todays context means A day of celebration, a day off of work. In 2013, there were more than 190 holidays celebrated somewhere in the U.S. And dont tell me they were all Christian holidays. Does the 4th of July sound like a Christian holiday? I dont think so, but its still a holiday! New Years is a holiday just like Valentines Day, Independence Day, Labor Day and, yes, Christmas Day. If Gibson wants to show concern for the Christian holiday of Christmas, they could show a little more tolerance and understanding toward their fellowman and not try to destroy a nice part of our heritage, having holidays! Happy Holiday!Robert Des Camps Citrus Springs Fair warning: This is about the Duck Dynasty controversy. Yes, I know. Im sick of it, too. Still, relying upon my First Amendment right to freedom of speech, I will make a few observations about Phil Robertson, the grizzled Louisiana duck hunter turned reality TV star whose comments about black and gay people recently got him suspended and then unsuspended by A&E. If you find my observations disagreeable you may, relying upon your own First Amendment rights, protest to my employer. Assuming enough of you bring enough pressure, my employer may dump me. Feeling angry and betrayed, I might heres that First Amendment again blast my now-former bosses for defects of character, courage or cognition. But one thing I could not say at least not credibly is that theyd violated my First Amendment rights. There is nothing in the First Amendment that says a private company cant fire you. Well return to the First in a second. Right now, let me offer the promised observations about Mr. Robertson: Man really needs to wake up and smell the 21st century. His comments, made in an interview with GQ, are almost cartoonish in their stupidity. They sound less like they were made by a backwoods ignoramus than by someone doing a takeoff on a backwoods ignoramus. For instance, Robertson explains his aversion to homosexuality by discoursing on the comparative merits of the male anus and the vagina. For good measure, he invokes bestiality and the Bible. He also notes how black people were singing and happy when he was young. Preentitlement, prewelfare ... they were godly, they were happy; no one was singing the blues. Ahem. So anyway, A&E was shocked shocked, I say, shocked! to learn that a self-described redneck from the Louisiana woods harbored such illiberal views. It suspended Robertson, thereby igniting a scrum of conservative pols jockeying to express newfound love for the First Amendment. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says he can remember when TV networks still believed in it. Sarah Palin calls free speech an endangered species. Mike Huckabee says, Stand with Phil and support free speech. Yeah. Because freedom of speech means you can say any asinine thing you want and nobody can call you on it or punish you for it. Right? Um ... actually, no. Free speech means you can say any asinine thing you want and the government may not call you on it or punish you for it. If the feds came after Robertson, Id hold my nose and stand with him. But he wasnt punished by the feds. He was punished by the free market. The First Amendment gives each of us the right to bring whatever we wish into the marketplace of ideas faith, gay rights, white supremacy, libertarianism, socialism, birtherism without government interference. But if enough people dont buy what you are selling, you dont stay in the market very long. And if what youre selling offends enough people, the market will show you the door. So Robertsons rights were not abridged because his network slapped his wrists. Those are the rules we play by. Thats how America works. A&E, calculating that Robertson had become a liability, dropped him. His fans raised an almighty ruckus and A&E chose discretion over valor, doubtless realizing the people most likely to be offended by the man probably werent watching him in the first place. Now Robertson returns just in time for a new controversy. It seems an old video has surfaced in which he lists the qualities a man should seek in a prospective wife. She should be 15 or 16 years old, advises the duck hunter and a good cook. Great. So now we get to see how child marriage plays in the marketplace of ideas. God bless America.Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, FL 33132. Readers may contact him via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously.Hubert H. Humphrey, speech, Aug. 23, 1965 Idiocy is not a First Amendment offense 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 UNCIVIL DISCOURSE Companies struggle with policing of online commentary Online commentary has become the wild west of the Internet. Sometimes insightful, sometimes malicious, online commentary runs the gamut from constructive observations to destructive vilification, and all levels in between. Protected by anonymity, free from having to face the person about whom charges are being made, and sometimes fueled with anger, resentment and irrational thinking, online comments skewer politicians and products alike. There is growing concern among some companies that things have simply gotten out of hand, and they are taking steps to rein in the more outrageous comments. For example, the Huffington Post now employs 40 human moderators to sort through online comments to eliminate racism, hate speech, and the like. Others are requiring online commentators to use their real names, not just screen names that protect their anonymity. One of the more extreme examples is the decision by PopularScience to shut off online comments on its articles. In announcing their decision, the magazine said we are as committed to fostering lively, intellectual debate as we are to spreading the word of science far and wide. The problem is when trolls and spambots overwhelm the former, diminishing our ability to do the latter. Part of the logic of this kind of decision is the fact that an estimated 60 percent of Americans seeking information about specific scientific matters say the Internet is their primary source of information. This ranks it higher than any other news source. With reputable scientists and anyone with access to a computer commanding equal space on the Web, one of the concerns is that rude and uncivil commentary can shape opinion of the article about which comments are being made. In a study last year involving 1,183 participants, half were given civil comments that both supported and differed with the article they read, while the other half were given rude and caustic comments. Both the civil and rude comments made the same essential points, but the uncivil comments not only polarized readers they changed readers interpretation of the article itself. While some individuals believe a company editing or refusing to publish their comments is an infringement of their First Amendment rights, the fact is that freedom of speech is a government issue, not one for private businesses. The government cannot restrict an individuals right to say whatever they choose, but private businesses that own websites have every right to restrict what is placed on their websites. In online commentary, as in many areas, excesses lead to restrictions. When online comment becomes abusive or obscene, companies owning the websites can be expected to take steps to limit or restrict what appears on the website they own. It is not a matter of freedom of speech it is a matter of companies setting and enforcing standards of civil discourse regarding what appears on their website. THE ISSUE:Companies taking steps to control online comment.OUR OPINION:Excesses lead to restrictions. LETTERSto the Editor Nice presentToday was a true blessing of Christmas bestowed upon me by a lady at the Ford garage. Unfortunately, somehow I lost my wallet and she found it and turned it back in to the service counter. And it was a couple guys (who) went looking and found me. I dont know how much more of a happy Christmas that should have been, but whoever you are, thank you.Need more recycling binsIm calling to complain about the number of recycle bins at the dump. They have three. They dump them every morning so they do not need more. Im only 5 foot tall and this is like the fourth or fifth time Ive come here and I throw my whole bag of recycling in even though I usually take the bag back and refill it because the bins are so full, I cant dump anything in them and not everybody gets here at 9 in the morning. Its 3:30 now. Please put one or two more bins at the dump. It really would not be that hard and at least those of us who really want (to) do recycling would be able to do it. 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Arrests Jesse Brentlinger, 20, of West Miss Maggie Drive, Homosassa, at 1 a.m. Jan. 6 on a felony charge of fleeing or eluding a law enforcement officer, along with misdemeanor charges of resisting an officer without violence, operating a vehicle without a valid drivers license and reckless driving. According to his arrest affidavit, deputies attempted to pull Brentlinger over for inoperative brakes lights. He is accused of increasing his speed and driving in a reckless manner. At one point the vehicle stopped and the passenger exited. As the deputy approached the vehicle on foot, the accused sped away, traveling approximately four miles, until the vehicle ran out of gas or broke down. Bond $5,900. Natesha Cooper, 34, of Parkside Avenue, Inverness, at 12:07 p.m. Jan. 6 on an active Monroe County warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from an original charge of driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond $25,000. Terreius Chambers, 29, of Beaumont Drive, Orlando, at 12:54 p.m. Jan. 6 on an active warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from an original charge of grand theft. According to his arrest affidavit, Chambers was transported to the Citrus County Detention Facility from the Orange County Jail. Bond $500. Mark Vandervoort, 46, of Homosassa, at 12:45 p.m. Jan. 6 on felony charges of trafficking in stolen property, grand theft and false verification of ownership to a pawnbroker. According to his arrest affidavit, Vandervoort is accused of stealing a Craftsman hammer drill, valued at $170, then pawning the item in a Homosassa pawn shop. He was already incarcerated at the Citrus County Detention Facility at the time of his arrest. Bond $14,000. Lester Louramore, 52, of East Pintail Drive, Floral City, at 4:47 p.m. Jan. 6 on an active Pasco County warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from an original charge of grand theft. Bond was denied. she wrote. He was genuine and had a genuineness about him ... and he was an artist with words. DaVinci worked in marble; Botticelli in oils and Boris in profanity. It was his true medium. A master, he spoke so beautifully. And if he ever approached you and initiated a conversation with, Hey, have you heard the one about the priest, the Jew and the Muslim that walk into a bar? you knew it was time to quickly find a patient chart that desperately needed updating. That was the great thing about him. He was a brilliant doctor who was just a real person, struggling with all the same challenges, and more, that we all struggle with. His strengths were self-evident, but he was one of those exceptional people who turn their weaknesses into strengths that end up enriching all around him, she said. You knew when Dr. Boris was around his cologne preceded him. He wore worn jeans and kept his patient list rolled up and stuffed into his jeans pocket. His handwriting was nearly impossible to decipher, and he insisted that you were the one with an accent, not him. His high-fives were legendary. He drove a Hummer H3. CMHS case manager Jill Thacher recalled his compassion, noting the many times he handed her his ATM card to get cash downstairs and then he would hand it to a patient who couldnt afford to pay for medications. Beattie, too, recalled his compassion for patients. He often saw patients that society had thrown away homeless patients, addicted patients yet he took the time to talk to them and give them hope, she said. I would watch him from the doorway as he would hold their hands and speak words of encouragement, and I was so proud of him and proud to work with him. Sometimes his words brought tears to my eyes. He made me a better nurse. The doctors and nurses of Citrus Memorial didnt just lose a remarkable physician, we lost a friend. We worked very closely together when I was a case manager/utilization review R.N. at CMH, said Toni Manna Scott. His genuine concern for people, his high-fives and jokes, writing a ton of orders in a chart then handing it to me saying, From Russia with love he took me under his wing during a difficult time in my life. I called him my big little brother. He was a true humanitarian, and a good friend. I feel the loss deeply, she said. Dr. Dean Toumbis, CMHS chief of staff, said Todorovics passing has definitely left a hole among the staff. It is with great sadness that the medical staff and I say farewell to a well respected and cared for member of Citrus Memorial Health System, he said. Dr. Boris will always be remembered as an intelligent, thoughtful and caring physician. His sense of humor will be greatly missed by both physicians and patients. ... He worked tirelessly to provide excellent medical care to our community. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time. The memorial service for Dr. Boris Todorovic is at noon Saturday, Jan. 11, at Allen J. Harden Funeral Home, 1800 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora. Contact Chronicle reporter Nancy Kennedy at 352-564-2927 or nkennedy @chronicleonline.com. authorities said Geoff Greene took his own life. Scott said in a letter to Cook that he had confidence in Cooks abilities to oversee the office. Thank you for your willingness to serve the people of Citrus County in this time of need upon the sudden passing of The Honorable Geoffrey Greene, Scott wrote. The appointment is until November, when a special election to fill the final two years of Greenes term will coincide with the regular 2014 elections. Cook, a 33-year veteran of the Property Appraisers Office, has served as second in command for nine years four with former appraiser Melanie Hensley and five during Greenes tenure. Im really humbled by the governors action, Cook said. Community leaders were quick to praise the appointment. Good move, county commission Chairman John JJ Kenney said. Every dealing Ive had with him was an extremely pleasant experience. Inverness attorney Clark Stillwell, who often represents the interests of developers and land owners, also lauded the move. The guys a databank when it comes to valuations and how you get there, Stillwell said. I know Geoff relied on him extensively. Tax Collector Janice Warren added: In light of the tremendous loss of the honorable Geoff Greene, this appointment brings a measure of stability to the property appraisers staff as they carry out their duties to service the citizens. Cooks task is daunting. He must lead a team of 50 employees while helping them deal with the loss of their beloved boss. Were still working through our grief, he said. Its an unfortunate way for this to occur. Im just trying to make sure we have the continuity of operations and maintain the integrity of the office. Its been a tough couple days. Cooks background within the office is extensive. He started in 1980 as a data field surveyor, someone who would go out looking for new housing construction to add to the tax rolls. Since then, hes been the residential appraiser, senior commercial manager, director of appraisals, director of real property, chief deputy and assistant property appraiser, the position he held until Scotts appointment. I have a good handle on the way the place is run, Cook said. Regarding the Duke lawsuits, where the utility is disputing its 2012 and 2013 property taxable values, Cook promised a fresh look. Im not predetermined in any direction, he said. I think its prudent to step back and review everything thats occurred. Cook, 56, has lived in Homosassa since 1987. He moved to Citrus County in 1980 from Newcastle, Del., where he grew up. He is married and has one daughter. He said other county offices have offered employees to fill in should his workers feel the need for bereavement time off. If someone needed an extra break, I basically said well have to give everyone an extra ounce of grace this week, Cook said. Were holding up pretty good. I met with the staff this morning and informed them of my appointment. They had improved from yesterday. Theyre still focused on getting the job done.Contact Chronicle reporter Mike Wright at 352563-3228 or mwright @chronicleonline.com. were en route to Gainesville. Wheeler was pronounced dead at the scene. Brennan suffered injuries and was transported by ambulance to Citrus Memorial hospital. Vichots injuries required her to be airlifted to Shands Hospital in Gainesville. The minivan flipped and ended up on its roof, with Wheeler and her mother dangling with only their seatbelts holding them up, according to attorney Keith Taylor. Taylor is suing D.A.B. Constructors of Inglis, pavers of the road, and Vichot and her husband, Antonio Vichot, for negligence. Taylor is representing Wheelers husband, Paul, and Wheelers mother in the suit. During opening arguments Tuesday before Judge Patricia Thomas, he alleged D.A.B. failed to follow a road-building standard by piling more than 3 inches of asphalt on the roadway, thus creating a drop-off area on the edges of the road. Taylor said because of a kink in the road and that drop-off edge, when Vichot veered off the road, she had difficulty correcting and ended up overcorrecting and crossing over into Wheelers oncoming vehicle. Taylor told jurors that during the trial, expected to last at least two weeks, he will present evidence D.A.B. failed to heed safety standards with inadequate signage to warn motorists about the drop-off zone. He also told the jury about harms and losses suffered by the family such as the emotional hurt inflicted on the Wheeler family and their three children. He also spoke of the emotional state of widower Paul and Wheelers mother, who have been struggling since her death factors, Taylor said, jurors should consider when its time to mete out compensation. However, D.A.B. attorney Charles McKeon said while he acknowledges the pain of the Wheeler and Brennan families, his client paved the road according to the dictates of the contract. McKeon also told jurors there are differing sides to every story, and that Taylors assertions are not backed by the evidence hell present during the trial. He specifically challenged the notion that the road had a kink in it and that the roadway was more than 3 inches high. He said only an inch and a half of asphalt was to be added. He scoffed at accusations about D.A.B. not heeding safety measures, saying the company has won numerous awards for safety. On their trucks, it says safety first, McKeon told jurors. He hinted that Vichot was on the phone and got distracted, causing the crash. The Vichots attorney, Thomas Robert Unice, denied his client was on the phone when the wreck happened. Instead he tried to shore up Taylors arguments about the cause of the crash with all fingers pointed at D.A.B.s alleged safety failures. He said Taylors expert witness on road safety wrote the book on it, and would clarify them for the jurors when he testifies. The trial continues in Thomas courtroom Wednesday. LOCALCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEWEDNESDAY, JANUARY8, 2014 A9 0108 WCRN CITRUS COUNTY NOTICE OF FIRST PUBLIC HEARING Citrus County is considering applying to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) for one or more FFY 2013 NonEntitlement (aka competitive or small cities) Community Development Block Grant(s) (CDBG) of up to $750,000 These funds must be used for one of the following purposes: 1. To benefit low and moderate income persons; or 2. To aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight; or 3. To meet other community development needs having a particular urgency because existing conditions pose a serious and immediate threat to the health or welfare of the community and where other financial resources are not available to meet such needs. The activity categories for which these funds may be used are in the areas of housing, neighborhood or commercial revitalization, and/or economic development (new jobs). Eligible uses of funds include physical improvements such as engineering, CDBG administration, housing rehabilitation, commercial building rehabilitation, sidewalks and pedestrian malls, land acquisition, water and sewer improvements, street improvements, storm water facilities, parking and related improvements that benefit LMI households. Additional information will be provided at the public hearing. At least 70% of all State CDBG funds must benefit low-tomoderate income persons, as defined by HUD. For individual grants: 100% of Housing Rehabilitation beneficiaries must be LMI, 51% of jobs created under Economic Development must be for LMI, 51% of the entire jurisdiction must be LMI for Commercial Revitalization, and a minimum of 51% of Neighborhood Revitalization beneficiaries must be LMI for competitive scoring. In developing an application for submission to DEO, the County must plan to minimize displacement of persons as a result of proposed CDBG activities. The County is required to follow its AntiDisplacement and Relocation Plan, adopted January 13, 1998, to assist displaced persons. The public hearing to receive citizen views concerning the communitys housing, neighborhood, commercial, economic or other CBDG eligible community development needs will be held on January 14, 2014 beginning at 2:00PM or as soon thereafter as may be heard in the Board chambers located on the 1st floor of the Citrus County Court House at 110 N. 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NATION& WORLD Page A10WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Stranded by the storm Associated PressCHICAGO The Amtrak train slowed to a crawl as it hammered through snowdrifts in an empty stretch of Illinois countryside, delivering thuds and jolts to passengers, until it lurched into a mound big enough to grind its 8,000-horsepower engine to a halt. About 90 miles short of their Chicago destination, passengers ended up stuck on the train overnight, reading books, watching movies on computers and taking what amusement they could from a conductor who cracked jokes over the intercom. Food ran low and some tempers boiled over, but staff kept the heat on, entertained children and even escorted small groups of people outside for smoke breaks. You hear those horror stories about the cars that stop in the snow and they freeze to death. I thought, Oh God, this is going to happen, were going to be in blankets, said passenger Chris Smith. They werent alone. Across huge swaths of the country, the polar vortex froze travel and left motorists, airline passengers and commuters fighting to stay in motion and, when that failed, fighting to stave off boredom and cold. Airlines again canceled several thousand flights Tuesday, as the extreme cold slowed everything from baggage-handling to refueling. On the roads, powerful winds pushing snow into desert-like dunes forced authorities to shut major highways, including a 75-mile stretch of Interstate 81 north of Syracuse, N.Y., to the Canadian border. The snow-bound train stuck near the tiny village of Arlington in north-central Illinois was one of three Amtrak trains carrying a total of 500 passengers that got stuck in the state overnight. Amtrak officials eventually got them to safety, then bused them to their destinations. Smiths train began its journey in warm Los Angeles but rolled into trouble in the frozen Midwest. They started to cut through heavier and heavier drifts, said Smith, 45, a sound designer for films who got on the train at Garden City, Kan. The passenger on my side was joking, he said, I think we ran over somebody. They werent huge bumps, but it was enough to jerk the train. When the train stopped altogether, around 4 p.m. Monday, a conductor came on the loudspeaker and quipped, As you can see, theres a little bit of snow out there. At first it was kind of funny, and our conductor had a good sense of humor about it, and then it stopped being funny, said Carley Lintz, a 21-year-old journalism student on her way back to Northwestern University from her home in Gardner, Kan. Associated PressPassengers unload their luggage Tuesday at Union Station in Chicago after their Amtrak train from Los Angeles became stuck in s now drifts. The severe weather forced hundreds of Amtrak passengers to spend the night onboard three trains stranded because of snow in northern Illinois. Airstrike kills 25 militants Jobless bill clears hurdle Associated PressWASHINGTON Election-year legislation to revive expired federal jobless benefits unexpectedly cleared an early hurdle on Tuesday, offering a hint of bipartisan compromise in Congress and a glimmer of hope to the long-term jobless and their families. Lets get this done, implored President Barack Obama at the White House, shortly after six Republicans sided with Democrats on a 60-37 Senate vote to keep the measure alive. Even so, the fate of the three-month reinstatement remained uncertain in an atmosphere of intense partisanship at the dawn of an election year. The two parties have made it clear they intend to battle for the support of millions of voters who have suffered economically through the worst recession in decades and the slow, plodding recovery that has followed. The often-cited phrase is income disparity the gap between the rich and the economically squeezed. Democrats are expected to follow the effort on jobless benefits with another pocketbook measure, a proposal to increase the federal minimum wage. Associated PressBAGHDAD A government airstrike killed 25 al-Qaida-linked militants in a besieged province west of Baghdad amid fierce clashes Tuesday between Iraqi special forces and insurgents battling for control of the key cities of Fallujah and Ramadi, Iraqi officials said. The al-Qaida gains in the Sunni-dominated province of Anbar once bloody battlegrounds for U.S. troops pose the most serious challenge to Prime Minister Nouri al-Malikis Shiite-led government since the departure of American forces in late 2011. Iraqi forces and fighters from government-allied Sunni tribes have been battling militants to try to recapture the strategic territory, seized last week by an al-Qaida-linked group known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. Iraqi military spokesman Gen. Mohammed al-Askari said the Iraqi air force struck an operations center for the militants on the outskirts of Ramadi, the provincial capital, killing 25 fighters who were holed up inside. He didnt give more details about how the death toll was confirmed but cited intelligence reports. It was not possible to independently verify the militarys claim. The airstrike came after clashes erupted about 12 miles west of Fallujah following the capture of an army officer and four soldiers in the area a day earlier, provincial spokesman Dhari al-Rishawi said. Al-Malikis government has vowed to rout the militants, calling on Fallujah residents Monday to expel the al-Qaida fighters to avoid an all-out battle. Associated PressSuzanne Jokela-Moskovits clears the sidewalk Tuesday in front of the I Love St. Joe store in downtown St. Joseph, Mich., after a winter storm moved through the area. Commuters, motorists, airline passengers fight to stave off cold US oil companies call for end to export banNEW YORK American oil companies have not been allowed to export crude for 40 years, but the industry wants to change that, even though the U.S. still consumes far more oil than it produces. A surprising surge in domestic production of light, sweet crude a particular type of oil that foreign refiners covet has triggered growing calls to lift the restrictions, which were put in place after the Arab oil embargo of 1973.Embattled Los Angeles County sheriff to retireMONTEREY PARK, Calif. Embattled Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said he will not seek reelection to a fifth term and will retire at the end of the month. In an emotional statement outside sheriffs headquarters Tuesday, the 71-year-old Baca said the major reason was what he termed the negative perception the upcoming campaign would have on his department. The department and Bacas leadership have been under increasing scrutiny. Eighteen current and former sheriffs deputies were recently indicted for alleged crimes that included beating inmates and jail visitors, falsifying reports, and trying to obstruct an FBI probe of the nations largest jail system.Former workers charged in disability scamNEW YORK Scores of retired New York City police officers, firefighters and prison guards were charged Tuesday with faking psychiatric problems to get federal disability benefits with some falsely claiming their conditions arose after the Sept. 11 attacks, prosecutors said. Four ringleaders coached the former workers on how to falsely describe symptoms of depression and other mental health problems that allowed them to get payouts high as $500,000, said Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. The ringleaders made tens of thousands of dollars in secret kickbacks, he said. Legion of Christ comes to critical junctureVATICAN CITY The Legion of Christ religious order is electing new leadership for the first time since its founder was revealed to have been a pedophile and a fraud. The process starting Wednesday will formally end the Vaticans threeyear rehabilitation of the movement, a reform the Legion is touting as a success and critics have dismissed as a sham. The Legions hope is that following the monthlong meeting, Pope Francis will approve a new constitution that explains the orders mission, hierarchy and rules and will allow the Legion to move on without any more Vatican oversight.Ex-Miss Venezuela slain in highway robberyCARACAS, Venezuela A former Miss Venezuela and her ex-husband were shot and killed and their 5-yearold daughter wounded when they resisted robbers by locking themselves inside their car after tire punctures disabled it on an isolated stretch of highway, police said Tuesday. The slaying of Monica Spear, 29, a popular soap-opera actress, and Thomas Henry Berry, a 39-year-old British citizen, was the latest highprofile crime in a country where killings are common in armed robberies and where rampant kidnapping has ensnared even foreign ambassadors and professional baseball players.US Air Force helicopter crashes in EnglandLONDON A U.S. Air Force Pave Hawk helicopter crashed in the coastal marshes of eastern England during a training mission on Tuesday night, killing all four crew members aboard, officials said. The helicopter crashed at about 6 p.m. local time near Salthouse on the Norfolk coast, a statement from the U.S. Air Force said. The aircraft was based at the nearby Royal Air Force station in Lakenheath, Suffolk County, which hosts USAF units and personnel. From wire reports From wire reports Nation BRIEFS World BRIEFS Cold too much for escaped inmateFRANKFORT, Ky. Just how cold is it in Kentucky? Apparently cold enough for an escaped prisoner to decide to turn himself in. Authorities said an inmate escaped from a minimum security facility in Lexington on Sunday. As temperatures dropped into the low single digits Monday, they said he walked into a motel and asked the clerk to call police.From wire reports Celebration Detained MICHAEL J. MULLEN/Scranton Times & TribuneIlaria Krenitsky and Victoria Lillie sing along with the St. John's Russian Orthodox Cathedral choir Tuesday during the Julian Calendar Christmas Mass in Mayfield, Pa. Associated PressInjured Israeli settlers appeal to Palestinians not to hit them Tuesday while being detained near the West Bank village of Qusra, southeast of the city of Nablus. Palestinians held more than a dozen Israeli settlers for about two hours in retaliation for the latest in a string of settler attacks on villages in the area.
Golf/B2 Tennis/B2 Scoreboard/B3 Sports briefs/ B3 Lottery, TV/B3 Basketball/B4 College football/B4 Hockey/B4 Anthony paces Knicks past Pistons. / B4 SPORTSSection BWEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Florida St. focused on sustaining success Seminoles won first national title since 1999 Associated PressNEWPORT BEACH, Calif. Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher says winning the national championship was the culmination of a four-year process that began when he replaced Bobby Bowden as the head of the program in 2010. The next challenge is to sustain that success. Fisher now finds himself in Bowdens old shoes where titles will be expected from a passionate fan base. Florida State beat Auburn 34-31 Monday night to win its first crown since 1999. Youve got to go back to ground zero and you cant worry about expectations, Fisher said Tuesday. Thats the thing, once expectations get so high, is to not let complacency set in. Its human nature, you take winning for granted. You take success for granted, he said. A quick glance at the roster shows why Florida State (14-0) will enter 2014 as the favorite. The Seminoles return Heisman quarterback Jameis Winston for his sophomore season and lose just three senior offensive starters. Florida State must replace four senior defensive starters and Fisher said he thinks there are up to three underclassmen who have decisions to make about a possible move to the NFL. The future is bright, freshman cornerback Jalen Ramsey said. We know what it takes now. We know how it feels. We dont want to be disappointed next year from not being here. We want to make this thing a dynasty. Florida State is back to where it should always be. That senior class was Fishers first as head coach and was the cornerstone of the new foundation. The 2011 class, however, was widely considered the FSU breaks SEC run as No. 1 Associated PressPASADENA, Calif. Move over SEC. Florida State is back on top. Florida State finished No. 1 in the final Associated Press college football poll, ending the Southeastern Conferences record streak of seven national championships. The Seminoles received all 60 first-place votes from the media panel after beating Auburn 34-31 in the BCS championship game on Monday night in the Rose Bowl. Florida States third AP national title (1993 and ) ties it for ninth-most with rival Florida and Texas. The Tigers (12-2) finished second in their extraordinary turnaround season, but for the first time since Texas was No. 1 in 2005, the Southeastern Conference is not on top of the final rankings. Michigan State was third, followed by South Carolina and Missouri. Oklahoma finished sixth and Alabama was No. 7. So the SEC will have to settle for having four teams in the top seven. The SEC has seven ranked teams overall with No. 14 LSU, No. 18 Texas A&M and No. 24 Vanderbilt. No. 8 Clemson, Oregon and UCF completed the top 10. UCF has never been ranked higher. No. 11 Stanford, No. 12 Ohio State and No. 13 Baylor finished outside the top 10 after spending much of the season in the elite group. No. 15 Louisville was followed by UCLA and Oklahoma State. Southern California is 19th and Pac-12 rival Arizona State is 20th. The final five were Notre Dame, Wisconsin, Duke, Vanderbilt and Washington. Greg Maddux wont be unanimous Hall selection Final pollsSee Page B3 for the final AP and USA Today college football polls. See FOCUSED/ Page B3 Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher reacts Monday with The Coaches Trophy after the NCAA BCS National Championship game against Auburn in Pasadena, Calif. Florida State won 34-31.Associated Press 2014 HOF class announced today Associated PressNEW YORK Greg Maddux could break a 22-year-old record today, though he wont become the first unanimous selection in the history of the baseball writers Hall of Fame ballot. When Tom Seaver received 425 of 430 votes in 1992, his 98.84 percentage topped the mark set by Ty Cobb in 1936. A dominant pitcher when offense ruled in the Steroids Era, Maddux has a chance to enter Cooperstown with a little extra bit of fame. I just have just never come across any human being, whether theyre a voter or just a fan, that doesnt think Greg Maddux is a Hall of Famer and one of the greatest pitchers who ever pitched, The Boston GlobesNick Cafardo said Tuesday. I cant imagine someone not voting for him. So I would guess that hes going to break Seavers record. Maddux is among three high-profile players on the Baseball Writers Association of America ballot for the first time, joined by former Atlanta Braves teammate Tom Glavine and Chicago White Sox slugger Frank Thomas. Holdovers include Craig Biggio, who topped voting at 68 percent last year, 39 votes short of the 75 percent needed for election. It was only the second time in four decades the BBWAA failed to elect anyone. Ken Gurnick of MLB.com, a former reporter for the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, said Tuesday the only player he voted for was Jack Morris, on the writers ballot for the 15th and final time after falling 42 votes shy last year. To me, I didnt exclude Maddux. I excluded everybody from that era, everybody from the Steroid Era, Gurnick said. It wasnt about Greg Maddux, it was about the entire era. I just dont know who did and who didnt. Gurnick said Morris also was the only player he voted for in 2013 and added he intends to abstain in future elections. Some people quibble over when the era starts, but the bulk of his career was in my opinion well before all of the widespread use of performance-enhancing drugs, Gurnick said. Given that 569 ballots were submitted See HALL/ Page B3 Greg Maddux MATT PFIFFNER /ChronicleCrystal Rivers Ty Reynolds drives to the basket against a pair of St. John Lutheran defenders Tuesday during the first half in Crystal River. The Saints edged the Pirates 47-43. Shots dont drop down the stretch as Pirates fall to St. John Lutheran JON-MICHAELSORACCHI Staff writerOn a night when the Crystal River boys basketball team had plenty of opportunities because of forced turnovers, the Pirates would eventually be done in by their inability to hit a shot down the stretch. St. John Lutheran held off a late Crystal River rally to escape the Pirates gym with a 47-43 victory on Tuesday. It always hurts a little more. We took a few timeouts and drew up some plays ... we got exactly the look we wanted and they just didnt go down, said Crystal River assistant coach Nick Jahnke, who filled in for head coach Steve Feldman, who was snowed in in Chicago. Jordan Bates, a junior, led all players with 21 points and 14 rebounds for the Saints, while teammate Freddy Goins added 12 points. Bates was a force inside (he was one shy of the Pirates 15 team rebounds by himself) and outside by knocking down a trio of 3s. As a team, St. John Lutheran knocked down five of its 12 three-point attempts. Crystal River, on the other hand, took 26 long-range shots and connected on just seven. For Crystal River (3-10 overall), senior guard Ty Reynolds paced all Pirates with 11 points while fellow senior Hunter Roesser Crystal Rivers team captain added 10 as the only other Pirate in Items stolen from St. Johns locker roomJON-MICHAELSORACCHI Staff writerSometime Tuesday night during the varsity basketball contest between Crystal River High School and visiting Ocala St. John Lutheran, St. Johns locker room was the victim of theft. Crystal River Activities Director Tony Stukes confirmed that there was stolen property and said the school would be launching an investigation The Saints found out about the theft after retreating to the locker room following its 47-43 win over the Pirates. See MISSED/ Page B3
BRENTWOODDec. 31 results for the Mens Nine Hole League at Brentwood Golf Club. Low net(tie) 35 Walter Novak, Dick Emberley, Leland Richardson, Frank Hughes Closest to pin: No. 2Dick Emberley No. 4Frank Hughes All ages or ability are welcome to join in for a friendly round of nine holes of handicap golf. We get the round of golf out of the way early every Tuesday morning because we know you have a lot going on. We play at Brentwood Golf Course. The league starts with sign-in at 7:15; tee time is at 7:45 a.m. For information, call Frank Hughes at 352746-4800 or email new216@tampabay. rr.com. Brentwood Farms Saturday Morning Scramble results for Jan. 4. First24.75 Art Miller, Morris Frank, Ray Diorio, Jim Fitzsimmons Second26.75 Jack Coyne, Jane Coyne, Wilson Timmons Third27.0 Vaughn Thornton, Jennie Diaz, Bud Reigne Closest to the pin: No. 2Bob Myers No. 4Rick Urban Be sure to sign up for next Saturday. Come alone and meet new people or bring a partner. For information on the scramble, call the Pro Shop at 352-527-2600.CITRUS SPRINGSOn Dec. 28, the Citrus Springs Mens Association played 2 best balls on even holes and 3 best balls on odd. First155 Jack Williamson, Leon Smith, Barry Bullington, Glen Robertson Second158 Bill Curry, Doug Sirmons, Bob Hunt, Emil Colletti Closest to the pins: No. 4Bob Hunt No. 8Jerry Feher Nos. 11, 14 & 16Leon Smith On Dec. 31, the Citrus Springs Mens Association played 2 best balls on the front and 3 best balls on the back. First153 Glen Robertson, Russ Woodworth, Emil Colletti, Sonny Cavalier Second157 Jerry Feher, John Lycke, Leon Smith, Bill Mannix Closest to the pins: No. 4Leon Smith Nos. 8 & 11Jerry Feher No. 14Rick Hancock No. 16Doug SirmonsEL DIABLODec. 30, Monday 9-Hole Mixed Scramble results. 1st32/23 Mike & Donna Dougherty, Mike Pombier, Dave Whitacre 2nd31/23.25 Dale Rasmussen, Kaye Cansler, Ric Dias 3rd33/24.75 Bob Marino, Mel Rutherford, Pete Palmer, Wendy Rasmussen 4th 33/24.87 Jon Townsend, Jim Bancroft, Juanita Emrich 5th 34/25.5 Doc Freer, Jerry Finner, Dayle Montgomery 6th 34/25.5 Jim Rutherford, Hattie Townsend, Jack Durden, Bob Montgomery 7th 35/26.87 Dave Gollobin, Cath Parson, Larry Thornburg, Joyce Britnell Closest to the pin: No. 2 Dave, Larry, Joyce, Cath No. 3 Mike Dougherty No. 4 Mike, Donna, Mike, Dave No. 6 Dale Rasmussen Birdie points(11): Dale, Kaye, Ric This group meets every Monday at 2 p.m. and is open to the public. Please sign up no later than Sunday.Call the clubhouse at 352-465-0986.LAKESIDEDec. 26 results for the LakeSide Ladies Points Quota League. Carole Seifert+11 Patsy (the leg) Delp+5 Closest to the pin: No. 2June Goyette No. 8Mary McConnell No. 15June Goyette LakeSide Ladies PQL plays every Thursday morning at LakeSide Golf & Country Club in Inverness. No dues or membership are required. Call Jan at 352-344-9550 for details.7 RIVERSOn Dec. 26, the 7Rivers Mens Golf Association played a scramble. First70 Ron Neal, Paul Collins, Mario Benigno Second71 Don Eddy, Will Tripp, Larry Kelly, Bill Stallings Third76 Harold Drown, Frank Wade, Kevin Travis, Don TuersSUGARMILL WOODSOn Dec. 31, the Sand Blasters Mens Group played team point quota. First+3 Chuck Reeb, Mike Schwabek, Tony Valente, Felix Tarorick Second+1 Tom Jones, Bob Verkennes, Barry Turska, Mike Taylor Third-1 Gus Calleri, Frank Vanzin, Zane Megos, Alex Law Notable rounds: George Lentowicz80TWISTED OAKSOn Dec 31, the Twisted Oaks Ladies Association played Low net in your foursome. The winners were: Joan Ruggere, Terry McCusker, Bev McGonnigal, Nancy Stewart, Bonnie Kaiser, Shirley YoungB2WEDNESDAY, JANUARY8, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEGOLF/TENNIS 000GWPT Team Prizes For 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Auction Raffle Long Drive Contest Closest to the Pin Black Diamond Ranch Quarry Course Hwy. 491, Lecanto, FL 34461 18 HOLE 4 PERSON SCRAMBLE Includes golf, cart, breakfast, lunch, snacks & beverages Feb. 17, 2014 10 a.m. Shotgun Start $ 600 Foursome $ 150 Individual DOLLAR$ for SCHOLAR$ GOLF TOURNAMENT FOR ENTRY FORMS call Liz Blick at 352-249-9276 or EMAIL at firstname.lastname@example.org TAKE STOCK in CHILDREN of CITRUS COUNTY LocalLEADERS GolfBRIEFS Ted Davis Golf Tournament coming Feb. 15VFW Post 8189 Mens Auxiliary will present the second annual Ted Davis Golf Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 15, at Twisted Oaks Golf Course. Shotgun tee-off is at 8 a.m. The $55 per-person entry fee includes greens fee, golf cart, goody bag and dinner to follow at VFW Post 8189 at 4:30 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for best team score, closest to the hole, longest drive and worst team score. There will be raffles, a 50/50 drawing, giveaways and a putting contest. All proceeds will go to a relief fund to benefit local veterans. For more information, call Bill Peterson at 856-3647233 or Jerry Webb at 352-220-4807.Austin calling own shots late in careerHONOLULU Woody Austin didnt make it to the PGA Tour until he was 30, and only then after a decade of playing mini-tours, working as a bank teller and even stocking shelves in a drug store. At least he gets to go out on his terms. After more than two years of not having full status, the 49-year-old Austin appeared out of nowhere in Mississippi last summer and won the Sanderson Farms Championship. That got him back to Kapalua, which meant the world to him. Especially when youre about to turn 50 and have status, he said. Austin turns 50 in three weeks, though he has no plans to play on the Champions Tour except for any major he gets in. Kapalua was just a start. Austin is most looking forward to the courses he was kept from playing when he lost his card Bay Hill, Hilton Head, Colonial and Memorial. I dont plan on being one of those half guys, he said of splitting time on two tours. If I dont get in the FedEx Cup (playoffs) and have six weeks off, then Ill go play some on the Champions Tour. But I want to play out here. Austin lost his card in 2010 when he missed four cuts in his last seven events and finished at No. 129 on the money list. He got into only 18 tournaments the following year on conditional status, and only seven events in 2012 as a past champion.GWAA awardsThe Golf Writers Association of America is honoring Ken Duke for his perseverance, Graeme McDowell for his accommodation and insight with the media, and Rhonda Glenn for her contributions to the game. Duke won the Ben Hogan Award for remaining active in golf despite a physical ailment. He was diagnosed with scoliosis in the seventh grade and had a 16-inch rod attached to his spine. Duke toiled for 10 years in the minor leagues before he made it to the PGA Tour, and then 10 years later won for the first time at the Travelers Championship. Duke said he was overwhelmed, especially to win an award linked to Hogan. From staff, wire reports The season-ending JCT (Junior Circuit Tennis) Tournament of Champions will be held at Sugarmill Woods/Oak Village Tennis Complex this Saturday and Sunday. Season-ending sounds kind of dramatic, but they had planned a specific number of tournaments and this is happens to be the last one of that set. Entry deadline is 9 p.m. tonight. Enter the tournament by emailing email@example.com. Provide your name, age, grade in school, city, cell phone, name of school and seeding information if it applies. You can also call to sign up 352-232-0321. Go to JCT on Facebook (www. facebook.com/juniorcircuittennis) to get first-round match times, which will be available by 12 p.m. Friday prior to each tournament. Also, this site will maintain any schedule changes or updates, as well as results. Click on profile to find specific information.Citrus Area Senior Ladies 3.0-3.5 Tuesday LeagueLeague play resumed Jan. 7. To play in this league, a player must be at least 50 years of age or older, with a 3.0-3.5 rating. The league is always looking for players to sub for teams. For information, email chairwoman Willy Pouderoyen at pouderoyen@ tampabay.rr.com or 382-3157.Thursday Morning Citrus Area Doubles LeagueLeague will resume Thursday. In this league, one point is awarded per set won. For information, contact chairwoman Patsy Giella at firstname.lastname@example.org.Ladies on the CourtLadies on The Court play at 8:30 a.m. Thursdays at Le Grone Park courts in Crystal River. Bring a new can of balls and 50 cents. Two out of three tiebreak sets are played. For information, contact Barbara Shook at dshook@tampabay. rr.com or 352-795-0872.The Friday Senior Ladies Doubles 3.0-3.5 LeagueThe results for Jan 3: no scores reported. All players must be at least 50 years of age with a 3.0-3.5 rating. Players cannot be both a member of a team and a sub. For information, contact chairwoman Linda Frankum at 795-3861 or email@example.com.USTA Leagues3.0 Adult Women 55+: Skyview lost to Fort King, 3-0. Record 0-1. 3.5 Adult Women 55+: Skyview def. Harbor Hills, 3-0. Record 1-0. Nelva Polich/Josephine Perrone, 6-1, 6-1; Jacqueline Bennett/Maria Williamson, 6-4, 6-1; Margie McLellan/Michelle Tripp, 6-4, 6-2. 4.0 Adult Women 55+: Skyview def. Harbor Hills, 3-0. Record 1-0. Pam Payne/Laura Flanagan, 6-1, 6-2; Gail Cooper/Nancy Fetzer, 6-1, 6-4; Henny David/Linda Lademann, 6-4, 4-6, 1-0. 3.5 Adult Men 55+: Will start play on Jan. 11. 4.0 Adult Men 55+: Skyview def. SMW, 3-0. Record 1-0. Leo Maric /Joseph Hoover, 6-4, 6-3; Martin McMahon/Pedro Mena, 6-3, 1-6, 1-0; Norman Monroe/Paul Hibbard, 0-6, 6-2, 1-0. Record SMW 0-1. 7.0 Adult Women 65+: Started play Tuesday. 8.0 Adult Mixed 40+: Will start play on Jan. 19. If you have any questions for information in our District 4 (south) call or email Leigh Chak at 352-572-7157 or firstname.lastname@example.org or ustaflorida.com.TournamentsFeb. 8-9, 2014: Tenth annual Crystal River Open Tennis Tournament at Crystal River High School. The event offers doubles only. For more information or to sign up, please contact one of the following people: Cindy Reynolds at 352-697-3222 or ReynoldsC@citrus.k12.fl.us Sally deMontfort at 352-795-9693 or deMont@embarqmail.com Eric van den Hoogen at email@example.com. March 15-16, 2014: Third annual Vertical Spring Classic at Crystal River High School. For more information or to sign up please contact one of the following people: Tournament Directors AJ Glenn at 697-3089 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Sally deMontfort at 795-9693 or deMont@embarqmail.com; Eric van den Hoogen at 352 382-3138 or email@example.com. JCT Tournament of Champions Eric van den HoogenON TENNIS Putting for wins Johnson piling up numbers that cant be ignored Associated PressHONOLULU Zach Johnson plays good golf. He just doesnt like to hear about it. A few years back, Tiger Woods was talking about a small group of players he considered to be good putters when he mentioned Johnson. Told about this, Johnson laughed. He only thinks Im a good putter because he only sees me on TV, Johnson said that day in 2007 at Carnoustie. And the only time Im on TV is when Im playing well. And when Im playing well, Im putting well. The normal guy from Cedar Rapids thats how Johnson described himself when he won the Masters has never looked at himself as anything special. But theres no denying the record. Already one of the more underrated if not underappreciated players in golf, Johnson picked up his 11th win on the PGA Tour when he matched the best score of the final round Monday with a 7-under 66 to win the Tournament of Champions at Kapalua. It should be noted that before the tournament began, Johnson ran into caddie Lance Bennett and told him, I never play well here. Good players win anywhere. Johnson is the latest pea shooter in this era of power to show there is still no substitute for crisp iron play, superb wedges and great putting. Justin Leonard has won 12 times, including the British Open and two playoff losses in the majors. Luke Donald became the first player to win the money title on the PGA Tour and European Tour in the same season when he rose to No. 1 in the world, a position he held longer than Vijay Singh, Nick Price and (so far) Rory McIlroy. The difference among those three is their pedigree. Leonard was a star at Texas who won the U.S. Amateur and is in that elite group of players who never had to go to Q-school. Donald won an NCAA title at Northwestern. Johnson played at Drake. He went through two cars both a Dodge Intrepid driving to places like Beatrice, Neb., and Salina, Kan., while trying to convince himself he could play this game for a living. He toiled on the Teardrop Tour, the Dakotas Tour and even something called the Prairie Tour. He was that scrappy little kid on the basketball court who wiped down the sole of his sneakers before crouching to play defense. He played four sports in high school because he loved to compete. Johnson started running out of options when everyone outgrew him. The question I always get is, How did I pick golf? I didnt. Golf picked me, Johnson once said. It was a way to level the playing field. You could get away with finesse and strategy versus power. Get away with it? He thrives on it. His win in the Masters is famous for the way he stuck to his plan of laying up on all the par 5s, even if he had a chance to reach them (it also was cold and brittle that year, which certainly helped). Johnson had a favorable wind at Kapalua that allowed him to reach a couple of the par 5s, though it was his iron play and wedges that set him apart. He looks like David. He plays like Goliath. Johnson has won three times in his last six starts, including the World Challenge last month when he holed out from the drop zone for par on the last hole to get into a playoff, and then beat Woods on the first extra hole at Sherwood. His victory Monday sent him to a career-best No. 7 in the world. Another good performance at the Sony Open this week and he might move past McIlroy and Phil Mickelson. Woods, Mickelson and Vijay Singh are the only players who have more PGA Tour wins since Johnson since he joined the tour in 2004. Associated PressZach Johnson putts Monday during the final round of the Tournament of Champions in Kapalua, Hawaii.
SCOREBOARDCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS TV MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (ESPN2) Kansas at Oklahoma 7 p.m. (ESPNU) Harvard at Connecticut 7 p.m. (FS1) Georgetown at Providence 7 p.m. (SUN) Wake Forest at Virginia 9 p.m. (ESPN2) Miami at North Carolina 9 p.m. (ESPNU) Texas at Oklahoma State 9 p.m. (SUN) Arkansas at Texas A&M 11 p.m. (ESPNU) Boise State at San Diego State 1 a.m. (ESPNU) Miami at North Carolina (same-day tape) 3:30 a.m. (ESPNU) Kansas at Oklahoma (same-day tape) NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (ESPN) Dallas Mavericks at San Antonio Spurs 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) Phoenix Suns at Minnesota Timberwolves 10 p.m. (FSNFL) Orlando Magic at Portland Trail Blazers 4 a.m. (ESPN2) Dallas Mavericks at San Antonio Spurs (same-day tape) NBA D-LEAGUE BASKETBALL 11 a.m. (NBA) Maine Red Claws vs. Austin Toros (taped) 1 p.m. (NBA) Erie BayHawks vs. Idaho Stampede 3:45 p.m. (NBA) Rio Grande Valley Vipers vs. Maine Red Claws COLLEGE FOOTBALL 1 p.m. (ESPNU) BCS National Championship: Auburn vs. Florida State (taped) NHL HOCKEY 1 p.m. (NHL) Boston Bruins at Anaheim Ducks (taped) 3 p.m. (NHL) Philadelphia Flyers at New Jersey Devils (taped) 8 p.m. (NBCSPT) New York Rangers at Chicago Blackhawks TENNIS 11 a.m. (TENNIS) ATP Heineken Open, Round of 16 (sameday tape) 4:30 p.m. (TENNIS) WTA APIA International, Second Quarterfinal (same-day tape) 6:30 p.m. (TENNIS) WTA APIA International, Quarterfinal (same-day tape) 10:30 p.m. (TENNIS) WTA APIA International, First Semifinal 12:30 a.m. (TENNIS) WTA APIA International, Second Semifinal RADIO MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (WYKE 104.3 FM) Florida vs. South Carolina Note: Times and channels are subject to change at the discretion of the network. If you are unable to locate a game on the listed channel, please contact your cable provider. Prep CALENDAR TODAYS PREP SPORTS BOYS BASKETBALL 7 p.m. Crystal River at Belleview 7:30 p.m. Nature Coast at Citrus GIRLS BASKETBALL 7 p.m. Citrus at Nature Coast 7:30 p.m. Central at Lecanto 7:30 p.m. Springstead at Crystal River BOYS SOCCER 7 p.m. Nature Coast at Crystal River 7:30 p.m. Springstead at Citrus GIRLS SOCCER 6 p.m. Crystal River at Lecanto GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING 4 p.m. Lecanto at Springstead WRESTLING 6 p.m. Lecanto at Dunnellon The AP Top 25The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press final college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, final records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking: RecordPtsPv 1. Florida St. (60)14-01,5001 2. Auburn12-21,4282 3. Michigan St.13-11,3854 4. South Carolina11-21,2478 5. Missouri12-21,2369 6. Oklahoma11-21,20511 7. Alabama11-21,1143 8. Clemson11-21,07812 9. Oregon11-297410 10. UCF12-195915 11. Stanford11-39365 12. Ohio St.12-28167 13. Baylor11-27786 14. LSU10-371714 15. Louisville12-169318 16. UCLA10-363217 17. Oklahoma St.10-359813 18. Texas A&M9-445920 19. Southern Cal10-4299NR 20. Arizona St.10-425816 21. Notre Dame9-425625 22. Wisconsin9-424519 23. Duke10-419022 24. Vanderbilt9-4117NR 25. Washington9-4109NR Others receiving votes: Nebraska 107, Fresno St. 54, N. Illinois 22, N. Dakota St. 17, Texas Tech 14, Georgia 13, Iowa 13, Mississippi 10, Kansas St. 8, Arizona 5, Navy 3, East Carolina 2, Utah St. 2, Mississippi St. 1.USA Today Top 25The USA Today Top 25 football coaches final poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, final records, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, and previous ranking: RecordPtsPvs 1. Florida State (59)14-014751 2. Auburn12-213882 3. Michigan State13-113754 4. South Carolina11-212198 5. Missouri12-212009 6. Oklahoma11-2118910 7. Clemson11-2109111 8. Alabama11-210863 9. Oregon11-297512 10. Stanford11-38727 10. Ohio State12-28726 12. Central Florida12-186515 13. Baylor11-27965 14. LSU10-371914 15. Louisville12-170316 16. UCLA10-359718 17. Oklahoma State10-358713 18. Texas A&M9-444321 19. USC10-4313NR 20. Arizona State10-430217 21. Wisconsin9-426619 22. Duke10-420221 23. Vanderbilt9-4180NR 24. Notre Dame9-4125NR 25. Nebraska9-4123NR Others Receiving Votes: Washington 67; Fresno State 54; Northern Illinois 21; Marshall 17; Texas Tech 13; Kansas State 11; Mississippi 7; Texas 4; Miami (Fla.) 4; East Carolina 3; Cincinnati 3; Arizona 2; North Texas 2; Utah State 2; Navy 1; Louisiana-Lafayette 1.Late Monday No. 1 Florida St. 34, No. 2 Auburn 31Auburn 71401031 Florida St. 3732134 First Quarter FSUFG Aguayo 35, 9:53. AubMason 12 pass from Marshall (Parkey kick), 3:07. Second Quarter AubRay 50 pass from Marshall (Parkey kick), 13:48. AubMarshall 4 run (Parkey kick), 5:01. FSUFreeman 3 run (Aguayo kick), 1:28. Third Quarter FSUFG Aguayo 41, 6:05. Fourth Quarter FSUAbram 11 pass from Winston (Aguayo kick), 10:55. AubFG Parkey 22, 4:42. FSUWhitfield 100 kickoff return (Aguayo kick), 4:31. AubMason 37 run (Parkey kick), 1:19. FSUBenjamin 2 pass from Winston (Aguayo kick), :13. A,208. AubFSU First downs 2519 Rushes-yards53-23231-148 Passing 217237 Comp-Att-Int 14-27-120-35-0 Return Yards 364 Punts-Avg. 6-43.26-42.8 Fumbles-Lost 2-02-1 Penalties-Yards5-388-60 Time of Possession33:4126:19 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGAuburn, Mason 34-195, Marshall 16-45, Artis-Payne 1-1, Grant 1-(minus 3), Louis 1-(minus 6). Florida St., Freeman 11-73, Winston 11-26, K.Williams 5-25, Wilder Jr. 3-21, Abram 1-3. PASSINGAuburn, Marshall 14-27-1-217. Florida St., Winston 20-35-0-237. RECEIVINGAuburn, Coates 4-61, Bray 3-4, Louis 2-28, Uzomah 2-8, Ray 1-50, Mason 1-42, M.Davis 1-26, Marshall 0-(minus 2). Florida St., Greene 9-147, Benjamin 4-54, Freeman 3-21, Shaw 2-4, Abram 1-11, K.Williams 1-0.NBA standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division WLPctGB Toronto 1617.485 Brooklyn1321.3823 Boston 1321.3823 New York1222.3534 Philadelphia1223.3435 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami 278.771 Atlanta 1817.5149 Washington1517.46910 Charlotte1521.41712 Orlando1024.29416 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana 286.824 Chicago1518.45512 Detroit 1421.40014 Cleveland1223.34316 Milwaukee727.20621 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio278.771 Houston2213.6295 Dallas 2015.5717 New Orleans1518.45511 Memphis1519.44111 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City277.794 Portland268.7651 Minnesota1717.50010 Denver 1617.48510 Utah 1125.30617 Pacific Division WLPctGB Golden State2413.649 L.A. Clippers2413.649 Phoenix2013.6062 L.A. Lakers1421.4009 Sacramento1022.31311 Tuesdays Games Indiana 86, Toronto 79 Cleveland 111, Philadelphia 93 Washington 97, Charlotte 83 Miami 107, New Orleans 88 New York 89, Detroit 85 Chicago 92, Phoenix 87 Golden State 101, Milwaukee 80 San Antonio 110, Memphis 108, OT Dallas 110, L.A. Lakers 97 Boston at Denver, late Oklahoma City at Utah, late Portland at Sacramento, late Todays Games Dallas at San Antonio, 7 p.m. Detroit at Toronto, 7 p.m. Golden State at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. Indiana at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Houston, 8 p.m. Washington at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Phoenix at Minnesota, 9:30 p.m. Orlando at Portland, 10 p.m. Boston at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.NHL standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Boston42281225812489 Tampa Bay432613456123102 Montreal442514555114103 Detroit4319141048114121 Toronto442118547122132 Ottawa441918745126141 Florida431621638102136 Buffalo42122642874118 Metropolitan Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh443112163142103 Philadelphia432217448114118 Washington422016646128128 Carolina431816945105124 N.Y. Rangers442120345108119 New Jersey441718943103113 Columbus431920442117126 N.Y. Islanders451622739124149 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Chicago45297967167124 St. Louis4129756315095 Colorado422612456123108 Minnesota442217549106113 Dallas 422015747123131 Nashville441919644105131 Winnipeg461922543125139 Pacific Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim44318567146111 San Jose442711660144114 Los Angeles43261345611389 Vancouver442313854117108 Phoenix412012949123127 Calgary 421521636100131 Edmonton451426533117156 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Tuesdays Games N.Y. Islanders 5, Toronto 3 Philadelphia 3, New Jersey 2, OT Nashville 3, San Jose 2 Tampa Bay 4, Winnipeg 2 Carolina at Buffalo, ppd., inclement weather Calgary at Phoenix, late St. Louis at Edmonton, late Pittsburgh at Vancouver, late Boston at Anaheim, late Minnesota at Los Angeles, late Todays Games Montreal at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Chicago, 8 p.m. Ottawa at Colorado, 9:30 p.m. Florida LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Tuesday in the Florida Lottery: CASH 3 (early) 3 9 4 CASH 3 (late) 2 2 8 PLAY 4 (early) 8 7 6 0 PLAY 4 (late) 1 6 3 8 FANTASY 5 5 23 27 31 33 MEGA MONEY 13 23 36 42 MEGA BALL 18 MEGA MILLIONS 13 34 56 62 64 MEGA BALL 6 Players should verify winning numbers by calling 850-487-7777 or at www.flalottery.com.Mondays winning numbers and payouts: Fantasy 5: 3 7 9 18 26 5-of-54 winners$55,221.77 4-of-5504$70.50 3-of-513,133$7.50WEDNESDAY, JANUARY8, 2014 B3 No. 1 recruiting class in the country and one of the best in school history. Then theres the 2012 class that includes Winston, another handful of starters and more young talent that had to wait their turn. This was not an old team that will need to replace starters all over the field. I dont care how talented you are, Fisher maintained. This team has to go back, get its own identity, get its own leadership and develop that, and thats going to be our challenge now. Its how hungry can you stay to be able to do it over and over again, and thats going to be the challenge and our mindset and thats going to be my temperament going in, to be able to set that stage so we can do that and stay on top and be very competitive at the top. Thats our nature as humans, its not too grind, its not to push. Thats why there is only one champion at the end, he said. Fisher did get a chance to savor the moment late after the game, surrounded by friends and family in his hotel room. He sat half asleep in a chair, exhausted, and nursed a pulled hamstring he sustained running down the sideline and chasing an official after Auburn wasnt called for a horse collar tackle at the end of a catch-and-run by Rashad Green late in the game. You feel like you want to sleep for about a week after these seasons, Fisher said. Well get back tomorrow and give the staff a day or so and then well get back recruiting and we got to get going. Its time for another one, he said. Twenty years after Florida State won its first national championship under Bowden, the Seminoles won the third in school history with his successor. The Seminoles broke a string of seven consecutive national champions from the SEC. Now Fisher and Bowden both have an undefeated season on their resumes. Its kind of fitting to me, Fisher said. It was Miami and Florida State every year. They had the teams. They were in it, the Nebraskas, the Oklahomas. The SEC couldnt get in it. But I think its very fitting that Florida State come full circle back and like I say, maybe we dont play in the SEC but we play in the South and weve got good football. Its like the reckoning. Things are getting back in order again, he said. FOCUSEDContinued from Page b1 Five in double figures pace Citrus past WildwoodFive players scored in double figures Tuesday night as the Citrus boys basketball team handled Wildwood 71-52 in Inverness. Mitchell Ellis led the balanced scoring attack with 15 points. Ben Janicki added 14, Devin Pryor 12 and Sam Franklin and Desmond Simmons added 10 points each. The Hurricanes (13-2) host Nature Coast tonight at 7:30 p.m.Former Florida State player dies in hotelBRADENTON Former NFL and Florida State offensive tackle Todd Williams has been found dead in a Tampa Bay area hotel. The Manatee County Sheriffs Office reported that deputies responded to the Sarasota Suites late Monday morning, just hours before the Seminoles won a national championship. The 35-year-old Bradenton native had reportedly complained to his mother of feeling sick on Friday. She found his body Monday. Sheriffs spokesman Dave Bristow said they havent found anything suspicious, but an autopsy will be performed. Williams was one of the states top prospects after his senior season at Southeast High in Bradenton. He was a redshirt freshman on the Seminoles 1999 national champion team. He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the 2003 NFL draft and went on to play for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Green Bay Packers.Ireland out as Dolphins GM after six seasonsMIAMI Jeff Ireland is out after six seasons as general manager of the Miami Dolphins, who have failed to reach the playoffs the past five years. In a brief announcement Tuesday, owner Stephen Ross said he and Ireland mutually agreed to part ways. Ireland had been unpopular with fans for several years, and a late-season collapse by the team last month left his job in jeopardy. The Dolphins, who finished 8-8, said they would conduct an immediate search for a replacement to lead football operations.Missouri RB Henry Josey declares for NFL draftCOLUMBIA, Mo. Missouri junior running back Henry Josey has declared for the NFL draft. Tuesdays announcement comes four days after Josey was the offensive player of the game for the Tigers Cotton Bowl victory over Oklahoma State. Josey ran for three touchdowns, including the goahead score. Josey missed all of 2012 with a left knee injury, and rebounded this year with 1,166 yards rushing while ranking second in the SEC with 16 touchdowns.Petrino interviews for Louisville jobA person familiar with the situation said Western Kentucky coach Bobby Petrino has interviewed with Louisville for its opening. The person said the former Arkansas coach met Tuesday with Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich, who is seeking a replacement for Charlie Strong after he took the Texas job over the weekend. The person also said Cardinals offensive coordinator Shawn Watson and defensive coordinator Vance Bedford are among several candidates that have interviewed for the position.US skiing star Vonn out of Sochi OlympicsLess than two weeks after reconstructive right knee surgery in February 2013, Lindsey Vonn already was sounding a positive note, saying she was really looking forward to Sochi and defending her Olympic downhill gold medal. Along the way to the next Winter Games, though, Vonn began facing more setbacks. As shed move past one, another would surface. In the end, it was too much, even for Vonn, the most accomplished U.S. ski racer in history. Expected to be one of the biggest stars at the upcoming Games, Vonn announced Tuesday exactly one month before the opening ceremony she wont be able to race in Russia. Vonn left the 2010 Vancouver Games with two medals: the first Olympic downhill gold for an American woman, and a bronze in the super-G.From staff and wire reports SPORTS BRIEFS in 2013, Maddux likely could be omitted from six this year and still break Seavers record. The Steroids Era has impacted the vote totals of players with stellar statistics. In initial appearances last year, Mike Piazza was at 57.8 percent, Roger Clemens at 37.6, Barry Bonds at 36.2 and Sammy Sosa at 12.5. Mark McGwire received 16.9 on his seventh try. The Baseball Think Factory website compiled votes by writers who made their opinions public, and with 161 ballots had Maddux at 99 percent, followed by Glavine (96), Thomas (91) and Biggio (79). The websites count had Piazza (68), Jeff Bagwell (61) and Morris (60) falling short along with Tim Raines (55), Bonds (42), Clemens (41), Curt Schilling (37) and Mike Mussina (29). McGwire (14) and Sosa (8) had little support. Eighth on the wins list with a 355-227 record and a 3.16 ERA over 23 seasons, Maddux won four consecutive Cy Young Awards from 1992-95 and a record 18 Gold Gloves with the Chicago Cubs, Atlanta, the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego. An eighttime All-Star, he won at least 13 games in 20 straight seasons. Next years ballot could be even more crowded when Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz, Carlos Delgado and Gary Sheffield become eligible, five years after their retirements. The BBWAA last month formed a committee to study whether the organization should ask the Hall to change the limit of 10 players per ballot. HALLContinued from Page b1 double figures. St. John entered the fourth quarter with a 38-33 lead and pushed its advantage to 43-35 after scoring five of the first seven points netted between the two teams. With scoring at a premium, the Pirates got five straight points from Reynolds on a free throw, a layup and two more shots from the charity stripe after being fouled on a three-point attempt with 1:11 left. That pulled Crystal River within 43-40, but the Pirates missed two 3s down the stretch that could have closed the gap. In between, Goins knocked down a pair of free throws and Bates finished with a layup in traffic after the Saints broke Crystal Rivers full-court press to build an insurmountable 47-40 margin. Roessler canned a 3-pointer with 12 seconds left, but that only provided the final margin as Crystal River couldnt draw any closer. In the first half, Crystal Rivers zone defense forced the visitors into 12 turnovers and the Pirates led 23-20 at the break. Especially in the first half, I thought we were doing a good job of being active, closing out and getting our hands on the ball, Jahnke said. I was really surprised because they usually take care of the ball really well. The Pirates play tonight at Belleview. MISSEDContinued from Page B1
B4WEDNESDAY, JANUARY8, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESPORTS No. 9 Iowa State beats No. 7 Baylor 87-72 Cyclones still undefeated Associated PressAMES, Iowa DeAndre Kane had a season-high 30 points with nine assists and No. 9 Iowa State rolled past No. 7 Baylor 87-72 on Tuesday night, setting a school record with its 14th straight win. Melvin Ejim added 18 points for the Cyclones (14-0, 2-0 Big 12). They outscored Baylor 47-34 in the second half and rolled to a surprisingly decisive win over a fellow Big 12 title contender. Kane had 17 points in the first half, helping his struggling teammates take a two-point lead. The rest of the Cyclones got untracked early in the second half and blew past the Bears with a 28-12 run. Gary Franklin and Brady Heslip both had 15 points for Baylor (12-2, 0-1), which saw its win streak snapped at six games.No. 2 Syracuse 72, Virginia Tech 52BLACKSBURG, Va. C.J. Fair scored 17 points and No. 2 Syracuse used a 16-0 run to pull away in the second half and beat Virginia Tech 72-52. Tyler Ennis added 13 points, Jerami Grant 12 points and 10 rebounds and Trevor Cooley scored 11 points for the Orange (15-0, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), who were making their first visit to Cassell Coliseum since Jan. 30, 1978. C.J. Barksdale led Virginia Tech (8-6, 1-1) with 12 points and Ben Emelogu and Adam Smith had nine each. The Hokies were outrebounded 41-25 and shot 36.7 percent (18 of 49) to the Oranges 46.7 percent (28 of 60)No. 16 Duke 79, Georgia Tech 57DURHAM, N.C. Rodney Hood scored 15 of his 27 points in the second half, and No. 16 Duke beat Georgia Tech 79-57. Quinn Cook added 13 points and slumping freshman Jabari Parker had 12 on 4-of12 shooting for the Blue Devils (12-3, 1-1 Atlantic Coast Conference). Marcus Georges-Hunt scored 18 points for the shorthanded Yellow Jackets (9-6, 0-2).No. 25 Kansas St. 65, TCU 47FORT WORTH, Texas Thomas Gipson scored 19 points, Marcus Foster added 16 and No. 25 Kansas State ran its winning streak to 10 games with a 65-47 victory over TCU. The Wildcats (12-3, 2-0 Big 12), who made their way into the Top 25 for the first time this season on Monday, played their first true road game of the season. Amric Fields scored 14 points and Kyan Anderson added 12 for TCU (9-5, 0-2), which trailed 31-21 at halftime.Women No. 1 UConn 90, Houston 40STORRS, Conn. Breanna Stewart scored 24 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked six shots to lead top-ranked UConn to a 90-40 rout of Houston in the first meeting between the two programs. The sophomore, who earned her second USA Basketball female athlete of the year honor Tuesday, also had four assists while playing just 21 minutes for Connecticut (16-0, 4-0 American). Melo paces Knicks St. Louis lifts Lightning to 4-2 win over Winnipeg Associated PressWINNIPEG, Manitoba Martin St. Louis scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period and added an empty-netter to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning past the Winnipeg Jets 4-2 in a penalty-filled game Tuesday night. Valtteri Filppula and Ondrej Palat also scored for the Lightning, who won for the sixth time in seven road games. They handed the Jets their fourth consecutive loss overall. Olli Jokinen and Dustin Byfuglien scored for Winnipeg, and goalie Ondrej Pavelec had an assist. The Jets were outshot by a wide margin for most of the game but still went into the third tied at 2. They scored two power-play goals and had managed to kill off four of the chances they handed Tampa Bay until St. Louis tipped in Victor Hedmans point shot at 8:39 on a fifth power play.Flyers 3, Devils 2, OTNEWARK, N.J. Brayden Schenn scored at 1:50 of overtime and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 after giving up a late short-handed goal that forced the extra session. Claude Giroux and Scott Hartnell also scored for Philadelphia, which ended a six-game road trip with a 5-1 record. Ray Emery made 31 saves and won for the eighth time in nine games. Michael Ryder tied it at 2 on a short-handed goal with 30 seconds left in regulation.Islanders 5, Maple Leafs 3TORONTO Frans Nielsen, Calvin De Haan and Cal Clutterbuck scored thirdperiod goals to lead the New York Islanders past the Toronto Maple leafs 5-3. Kyle Okposo and Michael Grabner also scored for the Islanders. Joffrey Lupul, Tyler Bozak and Mason Raymond had goals for Toronto.Predators 3, Sharks 2NASHVILLE, Tenn. Mattias Ekholms first NHL goal proved to be the game winner as the Nashville Predators beat the San Jose Sharks 3-2. David Legwand also had a goal and an assist, and Shea Weber added two assists for the Predators, who have earned points in five of six games. New York edges Pistons behind Anthonys 34 Associated PressNEW YORK Carmelo Anthony scored 13 of his 34 points in the pivotal third quarter, then made the clinching free throws with 2.9 seconds left as the New York Knicks handed the Detroit Pistons a season-high fifth straight loss with an 89-85 victory on Tuesday night. Raymond Felton finished with 12 points and six assists in his return from injury for the Knicks, who came home from a 2-1 Texas swing and held on after blowing most of the 17-point lead they built while outscoring the Pistons 32-17 in the third quarter. Andrea Bargnani had 13 points and 11 rebounds, helping the Knicks overcome the absence of an ill Tyson Chandler to beat the Pistons at Madison Square Garden for the eighth straight time. Josh Smith had 21 points and 12 rebounds for Detroit, while Andre Drummond finished with 12 points and 17 boards.Heat 107, Pelicans 88MIAMI LeBron James scored 32 points, Dwyane Wade scored 22 and the Miami Heat turned things around in the second half to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 107-88. It was the 10th 30-point game of the season for James. The Heat are 9-1 when he scores that many. Chris Andersen was 7 for 7 from the field and scored 15 points, and Chris Bosh added 12 points and nine rebounds for the Heat, who trailed by 11 points early in the third quarter. Anthony Davis led the Pelicans with 22 points and 12 rebounds.Pacers 86, Raptors 79INDIANAPOLIS Roy Hibbert scored 22 points and Danny Granger matched his season high with 13 to help Indiana hold off Toronto 86-79. The Pacers (28-6) won their third straight to retain the NBAs best record. Toronto (16-17) has lost two straight on the road at Miami and Indiana after winning four straight. The Raptors were led by DeMar DeRozan with 28 and Patrick Patterson with 20.Cavaliers 111, 76ers 93CLEVELAND C.J. Miles set a team record with 10 3-pointers and scored a season-high 34 points, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 111-93 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. Miles made eight 3s in the first half, when the Cavs opened a 26-point lead that allowed them to coast to a rare easy win. He notched his ninth with 9:53 left and drained No. 10 with 9:17 remaining. He went 10 of 14 from outside the arc. Philadelphias Thaddeus Young, the reigning Eastern Conference player of the week, missed all seven shots and didnt score in 21 minutes.Wizards 97, Bobcats 83CHARLOTTE, N.C. Bradley Beal scored 21 points to lead the Washington Wizards to a 97-83 win over the Charlotte Bobcats. Beal was one of five Wizards to score in double figures. Marcin Gortat added 18 points, John Wall had 17 points, Trevor Booker 12 and Martell Webster 10. Gerald Henderson led the Bobcats with a season-high 27 points.Warriors 101, Bucks 80MILWAUKEE David Lee scored 22 points, making his first 10 shots from the field, to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 101-80 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Lee added 18 rebounds for the Warriors, who have won 10 consecutive games, the teams longest streak since its NBA-title season in 1975. Ersan Ilyasova had 20 points and Brandon Knight 18 for the Bucks.Bulls 92, Suns 87CHICAGO Taj Gibson had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Phoenix Suns 92-87. Joakim Noah added 14 points and 16 rebounds, helping the Bulls to their sixth win in eight games.Mavericks 110, Lakers 97DALLAS Dirk Nowitzki scored 27 points and the Dallas Mavericks avoided their longest home losing streak in 14 years with a 110-97 victory over the slumping and injuryplagued Los Angeles Lakers. The Mavericks had lost four straight at home, the last victory in their arena coming against Memphis the week before Christmas. Los Angeles lost for the eighth time in nine games. Jodie Meeks led the Lakers with 24 points.Spurs 110, Grizzlies 108, OTMEMPHIS, Tenn. Tim Duncan scored 24 points, Marco Belinelli added 19 points and Kawhi Leonard had 17 to carry the San Antonio Spurs past the Memphis Grizzlies 110-108 in overtime. Mike Conley had 30 points for the Grizzlies, scoring 21 in the second half. Memphis used a 23-7 run in the final 5 minutes and tie the game at 98. Conley hit a runner at the end of regulation to send the game into overtime 3 seconds after Manu Ginobili put the Spurs ahead with a layup. Ginobili scored the gamewinning layup with 1.8 seconds to go in overtime. Fisher kicked Winston out of practice Associated PressNEWPORT BEACH, Calif. Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher was thrilled with the way Jameis Winston ran the twominute drill to win the BCS national championship. That wasnt the case leading up to the big game. Fisher says he kicked the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback out of the final practice before the Seminoles left Florida to travel to California. Fisher says he took issue with how Winston was performing during a two-minute drill and sent the quarterback to the locker room. The thing about two-minute that youve got to be real careful of, its not about you, Fisher said Tuesday. You can get so involved that youre going to win the game the key is to use all the weapons around you. He did that in that game. The mindset that you have to have, which he had all year, I just saw it drifting, he said. On Monday night, Winston led the top-ranked Seminoles on an 80-yard drive inside the Rose Bowl. He threw a 2-yard touchdown pass with 13 seconds left to beat No. 2 Auburn 34-31 and finish off a perfect season for Florida State. Fisher said the two came away from that practice in Florida with a better understanding of each other. Fisher, however, has the final say. Its good to be the king, Fisher said. Hell be the king one day. When hes in pro ball he might have thrown the coach out. But the thing about it, though, he waited for me to get off the field and we had a long discussion and we had it out. Hes an unbelievable guy to be able to process and transition and go right back. It was just a point I thought I needed to make to him at the present time as a young guy, and like I say, sometimes you have to be their coach. You cant be their friend, he said. Associated PressBaylor guard Kenny Chery fights for a loose ball Tuesday with Iowa State guard DeAndre Kane, top, during the second half in Ames, Iowa. Iowa State won 87-72. Associated PressTampa Bays Martin St. Louis is smothered Tuesday by Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec during the first period in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Associated PressDetroits Kyle Singler, right, fights for control of the ball Tuesday with New Yorks Carmelo Anthony during the first half in New York.
Section CWEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE CRYSTAL RIVERNursing is her job, but nursing children is her passion. Rock Crusher Elementary and Crystal River Middle schools licensed practical nurse Colette Nichols-Watson has been caring for children in Citrus County for 14 years. ERYN WORTHINGTON/ChronicleCrystal River Middle School seventh-grader Breanon Foster visited the clinic when she was not feeling well. The Colette Nichols-Watson checked her temperature. When I first started, I was at Lecanto and Floral City Elementary schools, she said. Every school has a different need in how they utilize a school nurse. Some schools utilize me more in the guidance department like the middle school. She explained that a lot of issues the guidance department sees can be related indirectly to a health issue. For example, kids at this age are experiencing changing bodies and having proper-hygiene issues, she said. It helps to have me in there. I can explain things to them in a realistic health reason and not just a social reason why. Nichols-Watson said that practicing at two schools gives her an opportunity to help medically fragile children transition into the middle school. Many of the Rock Crusher students come to Crystal River Middle School, she said. When they get to Crystal River Middle School, they already have a trust and relationship with me. How does she handle children that require intense medical attention? We work with the families and physicians to get care plans and plans of actions for them and make sure we communicate to staff, she said. To me, the biggest and most important thing is to identify the children that are medically needy and to make sure the staff are informed of what to do in the event of an emergency. And, I know that is important to the rest of the staff, she said. They are teachers; they are not nurses. They shouldnt be asked to be medics; they should just know how to react in an emergency. We are the bridge between the parents and the staff. For instance, we have one child who has a heart condition, she said. We have a code word because we also have to abide by HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) laws. Once the code word is announced, there is an action plan put into place right away. Furthermore, communication is most vital to her. I also think it is important that we all get together into one room and meet, she said. I work with the guidance department and we meet with the parents. I think it is important that we all get together. A lot of times teachers think of things we wouldnt think of. Sometimes the best people to get information from are the parents or the kids. They know the most about their condition. What would she like parents to be aware of? We have so many resources like the vision and hearing screenings, Watson said. We only screen certain grade levels, but we have the capability to screen any child in the school. We also have the means to help them get help if they want it. Watson said approximately 85 to 90 students are seen per day in the school clinic. About 15 of those students come in daily for medications and blood glucose checks. And her calls dont stop in the clinic. We get a lot of calls to the football field, Watson said. We have a clinic golf cart parked outside the door so that we can run quickly out to the field. However, her day-to-day interaction with the students is what she cherishes most. A kid wrote me a note one time that said, I like when I come to the clinic because you actually ask about me and how I am, Watson said with a smile on her face. I think it takes like a second to say to a kid, How are you? or What did you do this weekend? You see kids that are dressed to the nines and you tell them they look pretty. Then you look at the kid next to him or her and they may not be. But I always find something to compliment him or her on. It takes like a second to do and it lifts them up by just being nice.Contact Chronicle reporter Eryn Worthington at 352-5635660, ext. 1334, or eworthington@ chronicleonline.com. Associated PressWASHINGTON The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from sisters in western Pennsylvania who sued the local school system for its failure to stop another student from verbally and physically assaulting them in 2008. Sisters Brittany and Emily Morrow contended that the Blackhawk School district in Pennsylvanias Beaver County had a constitutional duty to protect them from another students bullying. A deeply divided federal appeals court in Philadelphia upheld a trial judges dismissal of the lawsuit. The justices said Monday they will not review that decision. The case is Morrow v. Balaski, 13-302. High court wont look at bullying in schools Special to the ChronicleCommon Core has become a familiar term in the news and in our conversations and evokes many questions. The League of Women Voters of Citrus County has invited Sandra Sam Himmel, superintendent of schools, and Patrick Simon, director of research and accountability, to speak on the subject at its next meeting at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14. Himmel is a Citrus County native who has devoted most of her adult life to education. Her success led to a state-level position of mentoring other Florida school district superintendents and serving on the Florida High School Athletic Association Appeals Committee and the Florida Labor Relations Service. Simon has 40 years of experience in education and has served 33 years as an educator in Citrus County. His current responsibilities include coordination of all national, state and local testing. He supports teachers in this area as Florida transitions to new standards. The meeting is held the Central Ridge Library in Beverly Hills. All interested men and women are invited. The League of Women Voters of Citrus County is an educational, nonpartisan organization. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Have questions about Common Core? Heres your chance to ask them Sandra Sam Himmel, superintendent of schools, and Patrick Simon, director of research and accountability, will speak on this subject at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14 at the Central Ridge Library in Beverly Hills.
C2WEDNESDAY, JANUARY8, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEEDUCATION 2014 Universal Uclick y from The Mini Page 2014 Universal Uclick To order, send $15.99 ($19.99 Canada) plus $5 postage and handling for each copy. Make check or money order (U.S. funds only) payable to Universal Uclick. Send to The Mini Page Book of States, Universal Uclick, P.O. Box 6814, Leawood, KS 66206. Or call tollfree 800-591-2097 or go to www.smartwarehousing.com. Please send ______ copies of The Mini Page Book of States (Item #0-7407-8549-4) at $20.99 each, total cost. (Bulk discount information available upon request.)Name: ________________________________________________________________________ Address: _______________________________________________________________________ City: _________________________________________ State: _________ Zip: ________________ The Mini Pages popular series of issues about each state is collected here in a 156-page softcover book. Conveniently spiral-bound for ease of use, this invaluable resource contains A-to-Z facts about each state, along with the District of Columbia. Illustrated with colorful photographs and art, and complete with updated information, The Mini Page Book of States will be a favorite in classrooms and homes for years to come. On Aug. 25, 2012, the Voyager 1 spacecraft became the first humanmade object to leave our solar system. It could continue sailing between the stars for billions of years. It took about a year before scientists had proof that the craft really had crossed the solar system boundary. They had to analyze data Voyager sent to Earth before they knew for sure. Its twin, Voyager 2, is expected to leave our solar system in about three years. The Mini Page talked with the Voyager chief scientist to find out more about these spacecraft that are exploring billions of miles beyond Earth.The little missions that could In the summer of 1977, NASA launched identical spacecraft, Voyagers 1 and 2. The craft were on an exciting mission to explore Jupiter and Saturn. Scientists hoped the Voyager mission would last five years. But five years later, after finishing their exploration, the spacecraft were still going strong. NASA scientists increased the mission to 12 years. They reprogrammed Voyager 2 to continue on to Uranus and Neptune, where no spacecraft had flown before. Voyager 1 was reprogrammed to travel to the boundaries of the solar system.Going and going Twelve years into their journeys, the Voyagers had completed their new explorations. They were still working. Scientists set even greater goals for the spacecraft. This time, they reprogrammed both Voyager spacecraft to fly into the space between the stars. They renamed the exploratory journey the Voyager Interstellar Mission, or VIM. (Inter means between, and stellar means stars.) Experts believe the Voyagers have enough power left to continue sending data until about 2025.Where No Craft Has Gone BeforeStarcraft Voyager photo courtesy NASA/JPLThe Voyager spacecraft were launched with technology that seems primitive 36 years later. Their radio transmitters operate on only 23 watts, about as much as a refrigerator light bulb. By the time the signals reach Earth, they are less than onebillionth of a watt. Although there are three computers onboard each craft, the total computing power seems tiny today. A smartphone has about 240,000 times more memory than all the Voyager computers put together. photo courtesy NASA/JPLThe Voyager spacecraft launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla., aboard TitanCentaur rockets. Voyager 2 launched on Aug. 20, 1977, and Voyager 1 launched on Sept. 5 that year. Words that remind us of the Voyager spacecraft are hidden in the block below. Some words are hidden backward or diagonally. See if you can find: DATA, FRONTIER, GALAXY, GASES, GOLDEN, HELIOSPHERE, INTERSTELLAR, LAUNCH, MILKY, PROOF, RADIO, RECORD, SATURN, SOLAR, SPACE, STARCRAFT, STARS, SUN, URANUS, VOYAGER, WAY.VoyagerTRY N FIND SPACE IS FULL OF MYSTERIES! S L S S E R E H P S O I L E H S T A A U G N N E D L O G V F S O A U T N A M P A T A D O R G P L R N U A S I R S L M Y O A R A A S C R R E L O U V A N L A W C R L H N U S K O N G T A D A L E D R O C E R Y F E I X I Y M T F A R C R A T S R E Y O R A L L E T S R E T N I R from The Mini Page 2014 Universal UclickBasset Brown The News Hounds TMReady Resources from The Mini Page 2014 Universal Uclick The Mini Page provides ideas for websites, books or other resources that will help you learn more about this weeks topics. On the Web: At the library: and Beyond by David A. Aguilar from The Mini Page 2014 Universal UclickJoyful messages The Voyager missions have thrilled the world and filled people with hope. These spacecraft are continuing the human tradition of taking great voyages to explore the unknown. The Voyager spacecraft carry messages to any intelligent life who might someday come across the spacecraft. But the messages are really more of a tribute to the power of human achievement. NASA scientists dont actually expect aliens to encounter the Voyagers. Each Voyager craft has a goldplated, or gold-coated, copper record onboard filled with sounds and pictures from Earth. These are known as the Golden Records. The long-playing, double-sided phonograph records onboard the Voyagers were state-of-the-art at the time. A cartridge and needle to play the record were included on each craft.Planetary discoveries Many Voyager discoveries have surprised scientists, such as an active volcano on Jupiters moon Io. Close-ups of Saturns rings showed billions of tiny particles making up its rings. Experts believe most of them are bits of water ice. The spacecraft measured winds of 1,100 miles per hour at Saturns equator.Messenger in SpaceEarth sampler Scientist Carl Sagan and other experts chose what information to include on the Voyager records. The records have 115 images of people, scenery and animals. Sounds include greetings in 55 languages, music from many cultures, thunder, surf, a dog barking and a whale singing. photo courtesy NASA/JPLThe cover of a Golden Record carries directions for playing the record and shows the location of our solar system. photo courtesy NASA/JPLThree images of Saturn taken by Voyager 2 were joined to make this photograph. The false-color computer image helped experts see ring details. from The Mini Page 2014 Universal Uclick Sally: Sam: It already had a million degrees! Simon: Sarah: Eclipse it!TM All the following jokes have something in common. Sophie: Sidney: Planet!Mini Spy . .Mini Spy and her class are visiting a planetarium. See if from The Mini Page 2014 Universal Uclick TM Rookie Cookies RecipeHamburger SoupYoull need: soup mix What to do:1. Brown ground beef over medium heat; drain off excess fat. 2. Put ground beef in large soup pot with all other ingredients. Serves 8 to 10. You will need an adults help with this recipe.from The Mini Page 2014 Universal Uclick TM from The Mini Page 2014 Universal UclickMeet Kiersey Clemons Kiersey Clemons stars as Skye in the Disney Channel movie Cloud 9. It first airs on Jan. 17. Kiersey is best known for her role as Kira on the Disney Channel series Austin & Ally. She has appeared in other TV shows such as Shake It Up and Good Luck Charlie. She has also appeared in commercials. performed in musical theater. She later moved with her family to Los Angeles. She has three younger sisters. She enjoys painting, writing, recording music, cooking and going to the beach. photo by Bob DAmico, courtesy Disney Channel from The Mini Page 2014 Universal UclickBubble around the sun Our solar system is in a kind of bubble surrounding the sun. This bubble is called the heliosphere from the Greek word for the sun. The heliosphere is filled with gases from the suns atmosphere. The gases expand, or spread out, as they move away from the sun. The suns magnetic field is also inside the bubble. Electrically charged atomic particles from the gases join with the magnetic field. As these charged gases expand, they carry the magnetic field with them. The partnership of the expanding charged gases and magnetic field creates the bubble, or heliosphere.The future is. It will be about 40,000 years before the Voyagers encounter another star besides the sun. Stars are so far apart in space that it is unlikely that the Voyagers will encounter anything to stop them. Voyager 1 has now joined the stars orbiting around the center of million years for stars to make one orbit around the center.Exploring a New FrontierShowing their age The sun is 4.5 billion years old. Electrically charged particles from the sun are also that old. blow up, scattering their matter through space. Eventually, after millions of years, the matter comes together again and forms new stars. This happens again and again. The matter in interstellar space has not yet come together to form new stars. This means that some of the matter may be only a few million years old. Particles inside the heliosphere are about 4.5 billion years old. The proof Interstellar space is filled with the matter from supernovae, or stars that blew up. In interstellar space, there are about 80 times more ionized atoms* per cubic foot than inside the heliosphere. the greater numbers of ionized atoms, NASA scientists jumped for joy. This was the proof they needed. Voyager 1 had entered interstellar space.*An ionized atom is an atom missing at least one electron. The Mini Page StaffBetty Debnam Founding Editor and Editor at Large Lisa Tarry Managing Editor Lucy Lien Associate Editor Wendy Daley A rtist art courtesy NASA/JPL-CaltechThe Voyager 1 spacecraft left the heliosphere in August 2012. The long blue bubble to the right in this art is the heliosphere. Voyager 1 is now billions of miles from Earth, traveling through interstellar space. art courtesy NASA/CXC/M.WeissThis illustration shows a supernova, or exploding star. When dying stars blow up, most of their matter flies into interstellar space. The Mini Page thanks Ed Stone, Voyager chief scientist, NASA, for help with this issue. Next week, The Mini Page is about the choreography of figure skating. art courtesy NASA/JPL-CaltechThis illustration shows our Milky Way galaxy. It is likely that Voyager 1 and 2 will be orbiting the galaxy center for billions of years. from The Mini Page 2014 Universal UclickSupersport: Odyssey SimsHeight: 5-8 Birthdate: 7-13-92 Hometown: Irving, Texas To her Baylor teammates, Odyssey Sims is simply O. That letter in her first name also could stand for Outstanding. After all, the talented senior guard is a two-time AllAmerican and the teams co-MVP the last two seasons. She is shining again this year. Sims averaged more than 27 points in the first six games, while continuing to play tenacious defense. Besides starring for the powerful Bears, Sims has helped lead the U.S. Opponents no doubt would like to see this Lady Bear hibernate. Dont count on it. Sims wants to help her team have another big year and then play professionally. TM
Scholarships are now being offered by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) at three different levels for Citrus County students, from the local Fort Cooper chapter, the Florida State Society DAR and the national DAR organization. This year the local Fort Cooper chapter will be offering two $500 awards for female high school graduates who have achieved GPAs of 3.0 or above and who have been accepted at an accredited college or university. The Florida State Society DAR provides scholarships in the amount of $500 or more depending on available income for any Florida resident, male or female, who is a high school graduate or older with a GPA or 3.0 or above. Applicants must attend an accredited college or university anywhere in the United States. Guidelines and application forms are available in guidance offices at local Citrus County public and private high schools. The national society of DAR offers some 25 different scholarships for high school and college graduates. Information and forms for national DAR awards can be accessed from the website www.dar.org (click on scholarships and follow the prompts). For more information about DAR scholarships, contact Fort Cooper DAR scholarship chairman Shirley Hartley at 352-270-8590. The Crystal River Womans Club will award a $1,000 scholarship to a woman who is a resident of Citrus County and will be enrolling in a postsecondary program to further her education and improve her career and job opportunities. Scholarship application must be submitted by Jan. 31 to be considered. Information about the application may be obtained by emailing CRWC.Education Committee@outlook.com or calling 954-682-5766. Aaron A. Weaver Chapter 776 Military Order of the Purple Heart announces two scholarship opportunities for college-bound students Chapter 776s College of Central Florida Endowed Scholarship and the Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) Scholarship for Academic Year 2014-15. Chapter 776s CF Endowed Scholarship awards $500 to an applicant accepted or enrolled at CF as a full-time student. Information and application can be obtained at www.citruspurpleheart.org or by calling 352-382-3847. Application deadline is 5 p.m. Feb. 28. The MOPH Scholarship will award $3,000 each to more than 70 recipients. To be eligible, applicants must be a member of the MOPH, a spouse, widow, direct lineal descendant of a MOPH member or a veteran killed in action or who died of wounds before having the opportunity to become a MOPH member. Great-grandchildren are not eligible. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, a graduate or pending graduate of an accredited high school; be accepted or enrolled as a full-time student at a U.S. college or trade school and have at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA based on an unweighted 4.0 grading system. MOPH scholarship information and applications can be obtained by visiting the MOPH website at www. purpleheart.org. Scholarship applications must be received at MOPH Headquarters in Springfield, Va., no later than 5 p.m. Feb. 11. Nature Coast Festival Music Inc. will award two scholarships of up to $1,000 each to two promising musicians from Citrus, Pasco or Hernando counties. Applicants must be a high school senior in Citrus, Pasco or Hernando counties who will be enrolling in a college-level music program. An audition CD and paper application must be submitted to the scholarship committee prior to Jan. 31. If awarded a scholarship, the winner must be available to perform a classical or sacred music selection for at least one Nature Coast Festival Music concert during the spring of 2014. The recipient must also provide his/her own accompanist or be available to rehearse with the Nature Coast Festival Music accompanist prior to the concert. For more information or an application, email nature coastfestivalmusic@rocket mail.com, or call Jeanmarie Seabaugh, president of Nature Coast Festival Music Inc., at 352-556-8549. Scholarship winners will be chosen and notified during the last week of February. The College of Central Florida is awarding fulland partial-tuition scholarships to $1 0FF Bowl or 50 OFF Cup Dans Famous New England Clam Chowder Dine In Only. Coupon Required. Expires 1/15/14 000H2GU 2 LOCATIONS 7364 Grover Cleveland Blvd. Homosassa 352-628-9588 Highway 44, Crystal River 352-795-9081 CLOSED SUNDAY & MONDAY SAVE WITH DAN! WHOLE BELLY CLAMS $ 1 00 Dine In Only. Coupon Required. Expires 1/15/14 Clam Strip Basket OFF 000H2ZA 000GWQT Section CWEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014 Special to the ChronicleThe cast of A Christmas Carol. Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim played by, from left, Connor Hoey, Lucas Jackson and Zach Johnson. The Seven Rivers Players of Seven Rivers Christian School performed Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol at a dinner theater for school and church families. Turkey, all the trimmings, and cake were served to guests at the Seven Rivers Student Ministry Building. The 28 grammar, middle and high school students then performed the two-act play to a packed house on Saturday and Sunday night, Dec. 14 and 15. They performed the story of the redemption of the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge through visitations by three spirits and the ghost of his partner Jacob Marley. The Drama Club will perform the musical Annie Saturday and Sunday, April 26 and 27, at the Terra Vista Activity Center Stage in Citrus Hills. Classic tale retold at Seven Rivers Want your shots in Chalk Talk?Email photos to email@example.com and include Chalk Talk in the subject line.Photos need to be high-resolution images; JPEGs are preferred.The Chronicle does not guarantee publication. Photos are run as space allows. Scholarship deadlines nearing See DEADLINES/ Page C8 Anastasias 000H34S The Place To Eat 2494 N Heritage Oaks Path Hernando, FL (Heritage Hills Plaza) NOW SERVING BEER & WINE! GREEK BEER & WINE ALSO AVAILABLE! NOW SERVING BEER & WINE! GREEK BEER & WINE ALSO AVAILABLE! Mon-Thurs 7am-8pm Fri-Sat 7am-9pm Sunday 7am-2pm Private functions of 15 or more, contact us: 352-513-4860 Dinner Specials Wednesday Italian Night Appetizer Bruschetta Flatbread Entre Baked Ziti with Sausage or Lobster Ravioli Thursday Greek Night Appetizer Gyro Flatbread Entre Greek Trio Platter or Souvlaki Platter (Pork, Chicken or Gyro) F ULL B REAKFAST L UNCH & D INNER M ENU 000H2YD Join Us Wed., Jan. 22 at 6pm Free Introductory Dinner & Movie
C4WEDNESDAY, JANUARY8, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEEDUCATION& COMMUNITY Special to the ChronicleRecently, Compatriots Norm Freyer, Jack Townsend and Richard Sumner presented a program on The War for American Independence at Floral City Elementary School. The presentation was made to the 30-member gifted students class of Susan Barmon. Because the class members will be participating in the SAR Elementary School Americanism Poster Contest, the focus of the program was the 2013-14 theme, Francis Marion, the Swamp Fox. Other topics discussed were individual battles during the war, Revolutionary uniforms and some period stories. History lesson Menus for Citrus County School District, January 2014 Shinn honoredWithlacoochee Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, honored Compatriot John L. Shinn Jr. at the Citrus Springs Memorial Library recently. Shinn passed away on May 29 while visiting in Ohio. The SAR chapter past president, William Teater, presented the book Commodore John Barry, The Father of the American Navy to Lorna Eastman, the library manager, in memory of John L. Shinn Jr. Robert Folk, chapter president, read a resolution of honor and memoriam which he presented to Shinns son Michael, representing the Shinn family. Front, from left, are: John Curtis; Lorna Eastman, manager; Arlene and Michael Shinn; and Robert Folk, chapter president. Back, from left, are: Clyde Johnson, Edward Gingrich, William Teater and Charlie Day.Special to the Chronicle Special to the ChronicleDr. Lois H. Wolfe recently presented 25-year membership pins to her daughter and husband for Inverness Chapter No. 65, Order of the Easter Star. From left are: Martha Lynn Brown Wolfe, Walter Wolfe and Dr. Lois Wolfe, all members of the chapter. Wolfes receive pins
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. Knights to host dinner, dance SaturdayThe Knights of Columbus Council No. 14485 will host a Seminarian Dinner and Dance at 5 p.m. Saturday at the St. Scholastica parish hall, 4301 W. Homosassa Trail, Lecanto. The main course will be chicken cordon bleu. Magician Brian LaPalme will perform his famous magic tricks with music by Allen ONeal. A donation of $13 is required or two for $25. For tickets and more information, Jim at 352-726-7535.Dog training meeting scheduled for Monday The Citrus County Dog Training Centers next monthly meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the climate-controlled facility at Shamrock Industrial Park, 6843 N. Citrus Ave. (County Road 495), Unit Q, Crystal River. This all-volunteer group welcomes fellow dog lovers to discuss future training classes, informational workshops and fun activities with our dogs. Call 352-212-1697 for more information.YMCA to kick off afterschool programThe Y is ready to start off the new year with the third session of After School Enrichment. This session will include the popular Kids Kitchen and Soccer. Participants can embrace kitchen skills while learning measurements and basic recipes. The soccer program will teach drills, skills and good sportsmanship needed to play the game. Registration closes Jan. 15 and the six-week session begins the week of Jan. 20. Financial assistance is available to families who are eligible. For more information or to register, visit www.ymcasuncoast.org or call 352-637-0132.Day Trippers to watch baseball in LakelandThe public is invited to join the Citrus County Day Trippers on Friday, Feb. 28, to go via bus to Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland to watch a spring training game between the Tigers and the Yankees at the Detroit Tigers training camp. There will be two bus pickup points one in Crystal River and the other in Sugarmill Woods. Price includes an all-you-can-eat buffet lunch at the ballpark, escorted bus, reserved seats and all gratuities. After lunch, the group will have seats in the reserved section. The game starts at 1:05 p.m. Call Joan at 352-564-8773 or Sharon at 352-795-4693 for reservations and more details. The Citrus County Day Trippers is an independent group of bus-travel enthusiasts and is open to the public. COMMUNITYPage C5WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Adopt ARESCUED PET Taco Special to the ChronicleTaco is a precious, lively and and playful Chihuahua puppy. He is so cute and has beautiful eyes. He loves to play with other dogs and will seriously try to tell them not to leave. He also loves kisses. Adopt A Rescued Pet Inc. does home visits prior to adoptions, so can only adopt to the Citrus County area. Call 352-795-9550 and leave your name, number and pets name for a return call. Check www.adoptarescuedpet.com for more pets and the adoption calendar with locations, dates and times. NEWS NOTES Special to the ChronicleAARP Tax-Aide is again providing free income tax form preparation and electronic filing services in Citrus County. Tax-Aide is the nations largest free, volunteer-run tax assistance and preparation service available to taxpayers with lowto moderate income, with special attention to those age 60 and older. Tax-Aide is offered in conjunction with the IRS. It is not necessary to be a member of AARP. Taxpayers of all ages, races, religions and national origins are served. Volunteers have been trained locally and certified by the IRS to assist taxpayers in preparing their federal income tax returns. All taxes are prepared using IRS/AARP-provided computers and software and the returns are filed electronically, free of charge. Each year, Tax-Aide services are offered at seven locations in Citrus County from Jan. 30 through April 15. Potential clients may call 211 to make an appointment at one of the county libraries. Appointments are being taken now. Walk-in returns will be handled at Crystal River Moose Lodge. In order to assist the volunteers in accurately and completely preparing your return, be sure you have the following documents with you: Social Security cards or comparable documentation for you, your spouse (if applicable), all dependents and anyone listed on your tax return. If you do not have these documents, the volunteers will not proceed. An official photo ID (drivers license, passport, student ID, or other state-issued photo ID). A copy of your 2012 income tax return, if available. A check with your name printed on it for direct deposit/debit of any refund/balance due. A check in your checkbook is acceptable. A cancelled check is not required. It must be a check: Bank statements, deposit slips or other documents will not be accepted. Income-related documents: forms W2, unemployment compensation statements, SSA 1099, 1099R and other 1099 forms showing interest or dividends. If you receive a pension or annuity from a former employer, bring the date that you began to receive payments. (In some cases, this is required.) Documentation of self-employment income and expenses. Brokerage statements or other documentation showing the cost basis (purchase price) and date purchased for all securities or property sold or transferred during the tax year. Expense-related documents: documentation showing state taxes paid, documentation of medical, dental, charity, property taxes, 1098 forms, mortgage interest paid or business expenses. Receipts for expenses need to be in reasonable order and legible. Also provide all paperwork related to: Health savings accounts. IRA rollovers, including IRS Form 5498. Purchase and installation of energyefficient products in your primary residence. Cancellation of debt of a credit card(s) or the foreclosure of a primary residence. Dependent care provider information (name, address, employer ID or Social Security number) and amount paid. If you are self-employed, Tax-Aide cannot prepare and e-file your return if expenses exceed $10,000, or you had employees, inventory, goods sold, real estate, depreciation or a loss from operations. Tax-Aide is not able to complete returns for taxpayers with farms, rental property, bankruptcy cases or self-employed people with depreciable assets. Help in taxing times AARP volunteers to offer free filing services beginning Jan. 30 Central Ridge Library 428 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills 352-746-6622 Tuesday and Friday, Jan. 31 to April 15 Appointments: Tuesdays: noon to 5 p.m. Fridays: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. No Appointments Feb. 21 No Saturdays Citrus Springs Memorial Library 1826 W. Country Club Blvd. 352489-2313 Monday, Feb. 3, to April 14 (except Feb. 17) Appointments from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (No Saturdays) Coastal Region Library 8619 W. Crystal St., Crystal River 352-795-3716 Every Thursday, Jan. 30 to April 10 Appointments from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Start time delayed until noon on Feb. 13, March 13 and April 13) Saturday, March 8 Appointments from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Floral City Public Library 8360 E. Orange Ave. 352-726-3671 Every Tuesday, Feb. 4 to April 15 Appointments from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 8 Appointments from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Last appointment at 3 p.m. on Feb. 11, March 11 and April 8 Homosassa Public Library 4100 Grandmarch Ave. 352-628-5626 Every Wednesday, Feb. 5 to April 9 Appointments from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 22, March 15 and April 12 Appointments from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Start time delayed until noon on Feb. 19 and March 19) Lakes Region Library 1511 Druid Road, Inverness 352-726-2357 Every Wednesday, Feb. 5 to April 9 Appointments from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 8, March 1and April 12 Appointments from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Walk-in option site at Crystal River Moose Lodge 1855 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa Every Monday, Feb. 3 to April 14 Appointments from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PREPARATIONSITES Special to the ChronicleABOVE, RIGHT: The Rotary Club of Central Citrus presented Andrew Drew Lawrence, center, with a check for $1,000 to help defray the cost of his tuition. President Michael Busler, left, and Rotarian Kenneth Swade, right, presented the check. ABOVE, LEFT: Guest speaker Marnie Ward gave a presentation on the Citrus County 4-H Extension Service at the Rotary Club of Central Citrus meeting in December. The Rotary of Central Citrus meets at 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays for breakfast at Tuscany on the Meadows. For more information, call Karen Stephenson at 352-746-4355. Central Citrus Rotary Club Special to the ChronicleThe Citrus Abuse Shelter Association will host a Zumba-Thon charity event to raise funds for CASAs shelter and programs for the victims of domestic violence. The event will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at the Chet Cole Life Enrichment Center, 5521 Buster Whitten Way, Lecanto. The nonrefundable donation to attend is $10. Light refreshments will be available. Attendees will be entered to win one of several initial consultation weight-loss packages from Dr. Scott Redrick at the Medical Weight Loss Center in Crystal River. There will also be a grand prize drawing for a free three-month membership at Dynabody Fitness Club in Inverness and a gift certificate for a childrens complete interactive party for up to 12 children from The Party Trunk, valued at $75. Tickets are available from most Zumba instructors, CASA Outreach Center at 352-344-8111 and at the door. Doors will open at 1:15 p.m. for tickets the day of the event. For more information, call Janet Butter at 352-527-2304, or email email@example.com. Want to lose some holiday weight? Zumba-Thon event will benefit CASA
C6WEDNESDAY, JANUARY8, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEENTERTAINMENT PHILLIPALDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn.It is inevitable that a meritorious deal or two will be missed by the person choosing the short lists for the annual International Bridge Press Association awards. If this deal had been on the defense list, it might well have won. It occurred during the Italian Club Championship in September 2012 (which was too late for the 2012 awards). Sitting West was Agustin Madala, one of the worlds most talented players, who was born in Argentina but represents Italy. It was originally reported by Ana Roth from Argentina. In the auction, I am not sure about Norths double, which would usually be negative showing length in both minors. Defending against four hearts, Madala led the spade jack, Rusinow, promising the queen. South won with dummys ace and would have done best to start trumps, but he played a club to his ace. West saw that if he were on lead, he would sacrifice a trick with whatever he led. So he discarded a spade. Declarer cashed his top heart. West, still not wanting the lead, threw his king under the ace. South now led a low heart. West continued his brilliant work by playing low. East, Norberto Bocchi, won with his jack and shifted to the diamond queen. Declarer could have escaped for down one by playing low on this trick and on Easts diamond-jack continuation. But in desperation, he covered the queen. West won with his ace, cashed the heart queen, and continued diamonds. The defenders took two hearts and three diamonds for down two.** (MSNBC) 42 41 42 P o liti cs N a ti on (N)H ar db a ll With Ch r i s Matthews (N) All I n With Ch r i s H ayes (N) Th e R ac h e l M a dd ow Show (N) Th e L as t W or d With Lawrence ODonnell All I n With Ch r i s H ayes (NGC) 109 65 109 44 53Lockdown Drugs, Inc. Hollywood High Drugs, Inc. The Drug Makers PG Drugs, Inc. Going to Extremes PG Drugs, Inc. 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Several years later, she showed up out of the blue needing a place to live, knowing Old Sis would take her in. She lived with me for eight years until she got a job transfer. She still calls wanting money. Ive learned how to make excuses, but I want it to stop. I need help being upfront with this mooch of a sister, but Ive never confronted anyone before in my entire life. Any advice? Sister of a Mooch Dear Sister: You dont need to be confrontational. You need to be assertive. Your sister takes advantage of you because you permit it. The easiest way to stop permitting it is to learn to say no. So when she asks for money, tell her, Im sorry, but not this time. If she asks why not, reply, I have loaned you enough. Practice saying it in front of a mirror until it comes naturally. Write it down on a piece of paper and tape it next to your phone so it is on hand when she calls. You are under no obligation to give her excuses, evasions or explanations. Be polite, but just say no. Dear Annie: I have been widowed for 19 years and belong to a support group of women who go out to lunch once a month. Before I married my late husband, I was an independent businesswoman, cared for an elderly parent, paid my own bills, pumped my own gas, bought my own cars, etc. I was surprised to learn how few of the women in my group know how to do any of these things. They have no clue what their family finances are. One of them had to learn how to drive when her husband died. Please, please, please tell wives (and husbands) to take responsibility for themselves while their spouses are still living and learn what their financial obligations are, when their bills are due, how to pump gas and all the other things you will need to know in order to be independent. It is hard enough to transition from married life to widowhood without having to learn basic life skills at the same time. Been There, Knew How To Do That in Kentucky Dear Kentucky: Thank you for the knock on the head. Along with financial matters and pumping gas, both men and women should know how to cook a simple meal, sew on a button, iron a shirt, load the dishwasher and do the laundry. These are skills that everyone needs, and it is shortsighted to assume that someone else will handle them for you for the rest of your life. Dear Annie: I read the letter from Uncomfortable, whose new mother-in-law wants her to call her Mom. I had a similar problem when my son married his wife. I love her dearly. One day, I wrote her an email and signed it, Love, Your Other Mom. She responded to me in that same way. Now, after several years, she is able to call me Mom. When my own mother passed away, I found it difficult to think of another person as my mom. Now, I have friends whose mothers are still living, and I often refer to a few of them as my other mother. One of these special moms phones me every now and then and refers to me as her other daughter. I cant tell you how much this means to me. I hope this helps Uncomfortable refer to her mother-in-law in a less awkward way. Been ThereAnnies Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to: Annies Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. To find out more about Annies Mailbox and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com. 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CMUG announces January schedule Citrus Macintosh Users Group is back to its normal meeting schedule, the fourth Friday monthly. CMUG is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping all people in the area become familiar with Macintosh computers, software and Apple iDevices. The January schedule is: Tuesday, Jan. 14: Mac Workshop. Registration is required. Email Bill Dean at bjdean@ embarqmail.com. Thursday, Jan. 16: iDevice Workshop. Registration is required. Email Carolyn Moss email@example.com. Tuesday, Jan. 21: Mavericks Operating System. Class from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23: Mac Lab. Registration is required. Email John Engberg at mrbyte@ earthlink.net. Thursday, Jan. 23: Contacts and Address Book for Beginners. Class from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24: Monthly meeting from 6 to 9 p.m. Visitors are welcome. Go to the News and Events page of cmugonline.com for more information. If attending any class, email Bob Rutledge at firstname.lastname@example.org. Class fee is $10 for singles, $15 for families and $20 for nonmembers. Classes, workshops, meetings, and labs are held in Classroom 103, Building C4, College of Central Florida Citrus Campus.CRUG meeting today The Crystal River Computer Users Group CRUG, will meet Wednesday, Jan. 8, at Crystal Oaks Club House, 4958 Crystal Oaks Blvd., Lecanto. Social time begins at 6 p.m. Joe Tarnowski will talk about Computer Tips and Tricks. 352-382-3650.Y beginning enrichment program The YMCA is ready to start off the new year with the third session of After School Enrichment. This session will include the highly demanded Kids Kitchen and soccer. Registration closes Jan. 15 and the six-week session begins the week of Jan. 20. Financial assistance is available. Visit www.ymcasuncoast.org or call 352-637-0132. full-time students interested in taking honors classes at the Citrus campus. A major component of CFs Honors Institute, the Community of Scholars Honor Program offers incoming high school graduates two-year tuition scholarships, currently valued at $3,000 per academic year, while offering partial scholarships to those who currently attend CF. Students in the honors program are free to pursue the degree option of their choosing at CF, with the scholarship requirement being the successful participation in a limited number of honors-level classes that also serve to fulfill degree requirements. Typically, a cumulative high school GPA of 3.75 is needed to qualify for the Community of Scholars, although applications for those with a slightly lower GPA may be considered in some cases. Students must maintain a 3.3 GPA to retain scholarship eligibility. The Citrus Campus is located at 3800 S. Lecanto Highway in Lecanto. To learn more about the honors program and to apply for scholarships, email email@example.com, or call CF Honors Institute Director Andrew Jenkins at 352-746-6721, ext. 1263. All Citrus County students in grades nine through 12, whether they are in county high schools or are home-schooled, are invited to participate in the American Legion Post 155 Oratorical Contest. The annual contest offers scholarships at the local, district, state and national levels for the winners as they progress through the competition. The purpose of the contest is for high school students to develop a better understanding and appreciation of the U.S. Constitution. All contestants must be younger than 20 on the date of the national contest, and enrolled in grades nine through 12 in a high school or state-accredited home school. They must be U.S. citizens or lawful residents of the county. There is a prepared oration by the student on some phase of the Constitution which emphasizes the duties and obligations of a citizen to the government. It must be original in content and must not be longer that 10 minutes or less than eight minutes. Assigned topics must be no less than three minutes or more than five minutes, and could be any of the following: Amendments 1, 4, 13, or 21. For more information, contact the oratorical chairman, Charles Haffenden, at American Legion Post 155, 6585 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Crystal River, FL 34429. Contest dates, all at 1 p.m. at the post, are: post contest, Saturday, Jan. 11; and district contest, Sunday, Jan. 26. The deadline for the Citrus Macintosh Users Group Clubs 2013-14 scholarship application is Jan. 14. CMUG is prepared to award scholarships, a minimum of $500 each, to graduating seniors one per school at Citrus, Lecanto and Crystal River high schools. Academy of Environmental Science seniors, including home-schooled students attending the academy, will compete with applicants from their home district. Students interested in applying should get applications from their school guidance department. For more information, call Buzz Fredrickson at 352-341-4392. Up to 12 deserving high school seniors from Sumter Electrical Cooperatives service territory will each receive a $3,000 scholarship to assist them in attending a college or technical school following their graduation. To qualify, graduates must reside in a home being served by SECO and be enrolled in an accredited college, university or vocational/technical school by the end of 2014. Applications are now available at area high school guidance offices and at any of SECOs customer service centers in Marion, Lake, Citrus and Sumter counties. They must be returned to SECO no later than April 4. Take Stock in Children has partnered with Ronald McDonald House Charities to offer a two-year scholarship to a deserving 10th-grade student in Citrus County schools. To be considered for the scholarship, a child must be in public school in the 10th grade, have a 2.7 GPA or better, meet the financial eligibility requirements, agree to remain drug-, alcoholand crime-free and get good grades. Applications are now available in the guidance offices of Citrus County School Districts high schools, through the Take Stock office or at www.takestockcitrus.org. For more information, call 352-3440855. Deadline is Feb. 14. The Harry F. Nesbitt VFW Post 10087 of Beverly Hills sponsors the Patriots Pen Essay Contest, open to sixth-, seventhand eighth-grade students and gives them a chance to win cash awards at the local, regional and state levels; the top 46 national winners all receive at least $500. The first-place award is currently $5,000, plus an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., for the winner and a parent or guardian. This years essay theme is What Patriotism Means to Me. Essay length is 300 to 400 typewritten words. Each year the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution sponsors an Elementary School Americanism Poster Contest. The objective of this contest is to help teachers to create interest and enthusiasm among students in third, fourth and fifth grades in the history of the War for American Independence. Cash awards are available. The theme for the 2013-2014 contest is Francis Marion, the Swamp Fox. Citrus County elementary school teachers interested in utilizing this program should call Norman Freyer at 352-382-2657 or firstname.lastname@example.org.C8WEDNESDAY, JANUARY8, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE EDUCATION Fax: (352) 563-5665 l Toll Free: (888) 852-2340 l Email: email@example.com l website: www.chronicleonline.com To place an ad, call563-5966 Chronicle ClassifiedsClassifieds In Print and Online All The Time699188 000GWRO 000GWS3 Opportunity for Fulltime Professional.Must have bookkeeping /acounting experienceor equivalent & proficient in computers and spreadsheets. Able to multi-task & communicate well with others. 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Generous wages and time off Send Resume with easily verifiable references to: PO Box 369 Homosassa Springs Fl. 34447 or EMail to firstname.lastname@example.org FAX 352-628-5351 Security for a ShelterEveningsFax or email resume 352-489-8505 sipperd@ bellsouth.net AIRLINE CAREERSbegin here -Get FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Technician training. Housing and Financial aid for qualified students. Job placement assistance. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance 877-741-9260 www .FixJet s.com MEDICAL OFFICE TRAINEES NEEDED!Train to become a Medical Office Assistant. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Online training gets you Job ready ASAP. HS Diploma/GED & PC/Internet needed! (888)528-5547 INTERNETMARKETINGWanted motived person with Photoshop, social media and html skills as well as a knowledge of email marketing and online marketing. Great opportunity with a growing company with clients worldwide. Check us out here http://lmgmc.com/c ompany/car eers/ To apply email resume to : Andrew@legendarymarketing.com Cook, Server, & Counter Server Exp. Only applyTaking Applications at Chicken KingHernando 2420 N Florida Hwy NO PHONE CALLSNEW OWNERSHIP Case Manager/ Farm ManagerFax or Email Resume to: 352-489-8505 sipperd@ bellsouth.net Youve Got It!Somebody Wants It!(352)563-5966www.chronicleonline.com640980A 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 City of BushnellLift Station Maintenance Mechanic Water/Wastewater Department The City of Bushnell is currently accepting applications for the position of Lift Station Maintenance Mechanic. Salary is based on experience and includes an excellent benefits package. Applicants must meet the following requirements: Ability to troubleshoot and repair 3 phase electrical service and controls, maintain pumps, blowers, valves, meters, control systems, piping, and other equipment related to water/ /wastewater plant and distribution/ collection systems. A high school diploma or GED required, with a DEP collection system certification preferred or ability to become certified within two years. Applicants must possess a valid Florida Class A or B CDL drivers license or become certified in three months. Applications are available at Bushnell City Hall located at 117 E Joe P Strickland, JR Ave. Bushnell, Florida or on-line at http:www. cityofbushnellfl.com. Applications accepted until position filled. Questions concerning this position may be directed to Kelly Marcoux, 352-793-2591 x 114. This position is open until filled. The City of Bushnell is a drug free workplace EOE/ADA Silver colored money clip. White with green lettering. Lost in area of Wells Fargo Bank, CR (352) 382-7656 Male Brindle colored Dog w/ white on Chest. Found in Inverness Near Metro PCS (352) 422-0062 Prescription Glasses found 3 weeks ago at Hunter Springs, Crystal River, call to identify (352) 795-3701 Wanted young/active female cat, good with other cats & people. Updated on shots, indoor only, spayed, declawed 341-4103 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 Florida Jumbo Shrimp FRESH 15ct@ $5.00lb, Grouper @ $6.00lb Stonecrab@ $6.00lb delivered 352-897-5001 Housekeeper/ ManagerNeeded. In Lecanto. All housekeeping duties to include, full detail cleaning, laundry, & steaming floors. Must like dogs, and walk dog occassionally. Mon. through Thurs. 7:30am-12:30pm, Fri. 7:30am-3:00pm Min. Salalary $30,000 Background check & ref. required. Call or text 352-422-4438 Text or Email preferred. email@example.com Todays New Ads DR Y OAK FIREWOOD 4X8 STACK delivered & stacked $80. (352) 201-0912 FURNITURE DELIVERY, P/TMust have Fl. Dri. Lic. Call from 10am-2pm 352-442-0273 INVERNESSANNUAL TRASH, TREASURE & BAKE SALE Fri. Jan 10 8am -2pm. Sat. Jan 11 8am -12p First Presbyterian 206 Washington Ave. All proceeds go to charities. JEFFS CLEANUP/HAULING Clean outs/ Dump Runs Brush Removal Lic. 352-584-5374 Scandalli Accordian 120 full base, exc. condition, $600. (352) 341-0299 Spotless King Size Simmons Beauty Rest Mattress, box spring, aprox. 7 or 8 yrs. old $395. Call Ken (352) 382-5149 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 FREE REMOV AL Appliances, AC Units Riding Mowers, Scrap Metals, 352-270-4087 Taurus MetalRecycling Best Prices for your cars or trucks also biggest U-Pull-It with thousands of vehicles offering lowest price for parts 352-637-2100 2 young cats came to us; very friendly but scared, 1 black, 1 cream, need good homes, can help with spay / neuter expenses 352-795-8800 Florida Jumbo Shrimp FRESH 15ct@ $5.00lb, Grouper @ $6.00lb Stonecrab@ $6.00lb delivered 352-897-5001 FRESH CITRUS @BELLAMY GROVELocated 1.5 mi. E. on Eden Dr. from hwy 41 STRAWBERRIES COLLARD GREENS GIFT SHIPPING 8:30a-5p Closed Sun. 352-726-6378 Pair of Bifocal Glasses w/gold wire frames. Lost in the vicinity of Highlands in Inverness pls call (352) 860-0216 Todays New Ads DODGE, Ram 1500, good work truck, w tool box 126k mi. V8, needs paint & TLC, $2,000 obo, 305-393-1404 FLEETWOOD1996 BOUNDER, 36 ft. may trade, very good tires, lots of storage 11k obo352-263-4339 FORD1994 F150 300 in-line, 6 cyl $750. obo (352) 422-1681 INTERNETMARKETINGWanted motived person with Photoshop, social media and html skills as well as a knowledge of email marketing and online marketing. Great opportunity with a growing company with clients worldwide. Check us out here http://lmgmc.com/co mpany/car eers/ To apply email resume to : Andrew@legendarymarketing.com 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 Need a JOB? #1 Employment source is www.chronicleonline.com Classifieds Im a Lady, 79 yrs Young, looking for a gentlman in the same age group for friendship. 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WEDNESDAY,JANUARY8,2014C 9 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS ATREE SURGEON Lic. & Ins. Lowest Rates Free est. (352)860-1452 All Tractor & Tree Work Land Cleared, Hauling 1 time Cleanup, Driveways (352) 302-6955 Bruce Onoday & Son Free Estimates Trim & Removal 352-637-6641 Lic/Ins CLAYPOOLS Tree Serv. Now Proudly Serving Citrus Co. Lic/Ins. Free Est. Competitive Rates 352-201-7313 D & R TREE SERVICE Lawn & Landscape Specialist. Lic. & Ins. Free Est. 352-302-5641 All Major Credit Cards DOUBLE JTree Service Stump Grinding, bulk mulch, lic/ins 302-8852 R WRIGHT TREE Service Tr ee Removal & Trimming. Ins. & Lic. # 0256879 352-341-6827 RON ROBBINS Tree Service Trim, Shape & Remve, Lic/Ins. Free est. 352-628-2825 StumpGrinding cheap avg cost $25-18stump volume disc. over 5 call Rich 352-586-7178 344-2556, Richard Water Pump Service & Repairs-all makes & models. Call anytime! Attention Consumers!Please make sure you are using a licensed and insured service professional. Many service advertisers are required by state law to include their state license number in all advertisements. If you dont see a license number in the ad, you should inquire about it and be suspicious that you may be contacting an unlicensed business. The Citrus County Chronicle wants to ensure that our ads meet the requirements of the law. Beware of any service advertiser that can not provide proof that they are licensed to do business. For questions about business licensing, please call your city or county government offices. TREE REMOVAL & STUMP GRINDING Trim/Tree Removal, 55ft. Bucket Truck 352-344-2696 Lic/ins. *ABC PAINTING* 30 + YRS.EXP.LIC./INS for an EXCELLENT job call Dale and Sons 352-586-8129 CALLSTELLAR BLUE All Int./ Ext. Painting Needs. Lic. & Ins. FREE EST. (352) 586-2996 All phases of T ile Handicap Showers, Safety Bars, Flrs. 422-2019 Lic. #2713 Floors /walls. Tubs to shower conv. No job too big or small. Ph: 352-613-TILE /lic# 2441 ELITE ROOFING Excellence in Roofing! EliteRoofing Inc.com Lic# Ccc1327656 /Ins. ***352-639-1024*** MACS MOBILE R V REP AIR & MAINT RVTC Certified Tech 352-613-0113, Lic/Ins. NA TURE COAST R V R V service, parts, sales Mobile Repair/Maint. 352-795-7820, Lic/Ins. Design/Installation Weed*Clean*Mulch We plant year round lisc/ins 352-465-3086 A-1 Hauling, Cleanups, garage clean outs, trash, furniture & misc. Mark (352) 287-0767 JEFFS CLEANUP/HAULING Clean outs/ Dump Runs Brush Removal Lic., 352-584-5374 *ABC PAINTING* 30 + YRS.EXP.LIC./INS for an EXCELLENT job Call Dale and Sons 352-586-8129 ASAPPAINTING CHRIS SATCHELL 30 yrs. Exp., Excel. Ref. Insured 352-464-1397 CALLSTELLAR BLUE All Int./ Ext. Painting Needs. Lic. & Ins. FREE EST. (352) 586-2996 INTERIOR/EXTERIOR & ODD JOBS. 30 yrs J. Hupchick Lic./Ins. (352) 726-9998 GREGS MARCITE Florida Gem, Diamond Brite Marcite, FREE EST. 746-5200 Lic.#C2636 Kats Kritter Kare & Kastle Kleaner, Pet Sitting & House Cleaning (352) 270-4672 All Tractor & Tree Work Land Cleared, Hauling 1 time Cleanup, Driveways (352) 302-6955 AllAROUND TRACTORLandclearing, Hauling Site Prep, Driveways Lic/Ins 352-795-5755 CURBAPPEAL Yardscape, Curbing, Flocrete. River Rock Reseals & Repairs. Lic. (352) 364-2120 D & R TREE SERVICE Lawn & Landscape Specialist. Lic. & Ins. Free Est. 352-302-5641 All Major Credit Cards Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Pressure Washing, Roof Coating, Drive ways & any Handyman Service Lic# 39477 (352) 464-3748 We Do Almost Anything, Inside/Out No job too big or small Quality Work, 746-2347or 422-3334 Comfort Works, Inc. Air Conditioning and Heating Service -New Systems Starting @ $3400. Res//Com (352) 400 -8361 Mention this ad and get a service call for $19. Exp 01/31/14 Lic# CAC1817447 Kats Kritter Kare & Kastle Kleaner, Pet Sitting & House Cleaning (352) 270-4672 TREE SERVICE Dry Oak Firewood, 4x8 Delivered & Stacked $80. (352) 344-2696 DR Y OAK FIREWOOD 4X8 STACK delivered & stacked $80. (352) 201-0912 OAK FIRE WOOD Seasoned 4x8 stack. Delivered & Stacked $80 (352) 637-6641 Install, restretch, repair Clean, Sales, Vinyl Carpet, Laminent, Lic. #4857 Mitch, 201-2245 #1A+TECHNOLOGIES All Home Repairs. All TVs Installed lic#5863 352-746-3777 **ABOVEALL** M & W INTERIORS Handyman services Northern Quality Southern prices! (352) 537-4144 *ABC PAINTING* 30 + YRS.EXP.LIC./INS for an EXCELLENT job call Dale and Sons 352-586-8129 ANDREW JOEHL HANDYMAN. Gen. Maint/Repairs Pressure Cleaning. 0256271 352-465-9201 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 BIANCHI CONCRETE INC.COM Lic/Ins #2579352-257-0078 CURBAPPEAL Yardscape, Curbing, Flocrete. River Rock Reseals & Repairs. Lic. (352) 364-2120 ROBS MASONRY & CONCRETE Driveways tear outs, tractor work, Lic. #1476, 726-6554 AFFORDABLE Top Soil, Mulch, Stone Hauling & Tractor Work (352) 341-2019 AllAROUND TRACTORLand clearing, Hauling Site Prep, Driveways Lic/Ins 352-795-5755 COUNTYWIDE DRY-WALL25 yrs exp. lic.2875, all your drywall needs! Ceiling & Wall Repairs. Pop Corn Removal 352-302-6838 #1A+TECHNOLOGIES All Home Repairs. All TVs Installed lic#5863 352-746-3777 DUN-RITE ELECTRIC Since / Free Est. lic EC 13002699 352-726-2907 ROCKYS FENCINGFREE Est., Lic. & Insured 352-422-7279 SMITTYSAPPLIANCE REPAIR.Also W anted Dead or Alive W ashers & Dryers. FREE PICK UP! 352-564-8179 JEFFS CLEANUP/HAULING Clean outs/ Dump Runs Brush Removal. Lic. 352-584-5374 Your world firstemployment Classifieds ww.chronicleonline.com Need a job or a qualified employee? This areas #1 employment source! 000GWRT BEAUTIFUL1/4 acre lot in Cantebury Lakes Estates BARGAIN PRICED! @9k 352-422-4785 DEBTHOMPSON One call away for your buying and selling needs. Realtor that you can refer to your family and friends. Service with a smile seven days a week. Parsley Real Estate Deb Thompson 352-634-2656 firstname.lastname@example.org and debthomp son.com UNIQUE & HISTORIC Homes, Commercial Waterfront & Land Small Town Country Lifestyle OUR SPECIALTY SINCE 1989LET US FIND YOUAVIEW TO LOVEwww. crosslandrealty.com(352) 726-6644Crossland Realty Inc. 4BR /1 BABlock home, above ground pool. Fenced, Appliances, Kindness Terr. off Grover Clev, $42K As is. 352-419-8816 Your world first.Every Dayvautomotive Classifieds INVERNESSNewer 3/2/2, fend back yrd. $875, 352-212-4873 RENT T O OWN No credit check Inv/BevHills 3/4 bdrms 352-464-6020 JADEMISSION.COM Sugarmill WoodsPool Home 3/2/2, s/s appl. travertine tile, new cabinets, lg master bath, NICE! $1200. mo 352-302-4057 HERNANDOAffordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 PUBLISHERS NOTICE:All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis.To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. INVERNESSNice 2 bed. 1 bath with refridg and stove in Inverness. Does have w/d hookup. $500 a month. First and Last months rent plus $300 security before move in. 352-201-4363 phone CRYSTALRIVER** NICE** Secret Harbour Apts. Newly remodeled 2/1 $575 Unfurn. Incl Water,lawn, garbage, W/D hook-up. 352-257-2276 CITRUS HILLS2/2, Carport, Extra Clean. (352) 613-4459 HOMOSASSA1/1, $435. mo. 1st. & Sec. 352-212-4981 HERNANDOAffordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 CRYSTALRIVER**RENT REDUCED** 3/1 Country Home on stilts,w/fenced yard. $565 + Utilities. Call 920-922-6800 Beverly Hills2 bdrm, plus Fl Rm, new appliances Move in $1350, 442-7794 Inverness2bd/1ba/1cg $550. mo. first, last & damage, immediate occup.(352) 341-2838 INVERNESSGolf & Country 2/2/2 & 3/2/2 $825/mo & Sec (352) 895-0744 INVERNESSLake Tsala Gardens comp. renovated 3/2/1 scn porch, fenced yard, city water $850 352-726-7212 FLORALCITY12x56 Mobile, Furnished 2BR, 1BA, Carport Scrn. Rm., Lrg. shed Adult Park, Reduced price $7,400 Lot Rent $165 mo.352-287-3729 FLORALCITY Double wide 2 bd/ 2 ba. Furnished w/appliances. W/D A/C. New wood laminate floors. Shed, scrn pch, double car port. Lot rent $183.Asking $17.5k 314-831-1356 Hernando 55+ Comm 2BR/2BA. DW, 24X48, own lot, new carport. New AC, new stove & frig, inside wd hookup, wood floors, 2 screened porches, shed/ workshop, $55 mo. Association fee, heated pool & clubhouse, Cute! Must see! Must sell! $65,000 813-464-9858 Homosassa Adult Park 2BR/1BA. Newly remodeled w/ new stove & refrig.New 8x8 shed.$295 lot rent. $4,800 (608) 921-5564 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. $550. Mo. Agent (352) 382-1000 CRYSTALRIVER2/BR $550. 3BR $750 Near Town 563-9857 FLORAL CITYLAKEFRONT 1 Bedrm. AC, Clean, No Pets (352) 344-1025 CRYSTAL RIVERLg. 2/1, W/D hookup, water, trash & lawn. included $550 mo. + Sec. 352-634-5499 HOMOSASSA1 & 2BR, $450-$500 inclds. garb & water, Senior Discount. 352628-7300 or 697-0310 000H1GZINGLIS VILLAS33 Tronu Dr., Inglis, FL. 34449(352)447-0106 2 & 3 BedroomsThis Institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer.Call Monday Through Friday 8:00am 5:00pmRecent Foreclosures WelcomeRental Assist. Available NOW! TDD ph # 1-800-955-8771 INVERNESS1/1 near CM Hospital $475 incld water/garb $950 moves you in 352-422-2393 INVERNESS1st floor 2/1 with patio in quiet area. $525/mo + $525 Sec. 352-344-0238 SEABREEZE MANORSenior Citizens, Disabled or Handicapped. Rent based on income.Applications now accepted for 1 & 2 Bedrm.units with carpeting, custom cabinets, central air & heat, stove, refrigerator & additional outside storage with patio. 37 Seabreeze Dr., Inglis. Call (352) 447-0277-TDD WINNIEWinnie is a small Lab/Bulldog mix, wt 40 lbs., is 3 1/2 years old. In her life before the shelter lived in a family with a child & is know to be very good with kids. Described as amazingly sweet but does best with male dogs. Call Wanda @ 352-344-5737. 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! HERNANDORENT TO OWN, Very clean DW 3/2 New carpet, shed, fenced, $695.mo 352-419-1744 HOMOSASSA2/1, $550 mo. Near Walmart 352-464-3159 FACTORYREPO MUST SEE!, 16X80 3/2, No Hidden Fees Incls: Deliv, Set, A/C Heat, Skirting, Steps, Gutters, 352-795-1272 FACTORYREPO New 2014, 28x80, 4/2 (No Hidden Fees) Incls: Deliv, Set, A/C, Heat, Skirting, Steps & Gutters $67,900 WILLNOT LAST! 352-795-1272 Floral City 12x56 MH 2/br, 1 ba on 80x152 ft lot.$21,000. Fixer er up. (352) 726-8873 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 Palm Harbor Homes 4/2 Fleetwood 2,200 sq ft $12K OFF! Starting at$499/month John L yons @ 800 622 2832 ext 210 for det ails INVERNESS55+ park Enjoy the view! 2 bd, 1 bath Lot rent, car port, water, grass cutting included. Call 800-747-4283 for details 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 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 SW 2Br/2Ba in Crystal River with screened patio on more then ac land. Quite area near town. $22,500 Owner Finance possible 727-480-5512 AKC YORKSHIRE MALE PUP very small, health cert., shots, (352) 489-0960 JO JOJo Jo, a loving, affectionate 4-y.o. bulldog/hound mix, HW-negative, housebrkn, spayed. Special needs dog D/T hip dysplasia for which needs Rimadyl or Glucosamine. She doesnt know she has a problem, however; runs & plays like any other dog. Is there a compassionate family or idividual who could give this girl a good home, with limitless devotion from her? Call Joanne @ 352-697-2682 or 352-795-1288. RAVENYou want sweet? Here she is, gentle & calm 7-month-old Labrador mix, very eager to please, walks well on leash, takes treats gently, sits when asked, not interested in cats. Her family lost their home, but shes had a good start in life, very loving. Needs her own home. Call Joanne @ 352-795-1288 ROSCORosco, a beautiful pit bull/terrier mix, black w/white chest, very calm, gentle & obedient, good w/other dogs, wonderful w/ people, very loving, good w/cats, walks calmly on leash, wt. 66 lbs. A volunteer favorite. Call Joanne @ 352-795-1288. Shih Poo Puppies, 2 males, 1 female Schnauzer Pups just born 352-795-5896 628-6188 evenings SHIH-TZU PUPS, AvailableRegistered Lots of Colors Males Starting @ $550. Beverly Hills, FL. (352) 270-8827 TINYTiny is a gorgeous 2 yr old Staffordshire terrier mix, extremely obedient & intelligent, loving & affectionate, gets along with some dogs, all cats, and all people and children.Rides well in the car.Tiny is gorgeous-sure to turn heads by your side. Call Laci @352-212-8936 WOMENS BLACK RUBBER RIDING BOOTS $15 KNEE HIGH LIKE NEW LARGE 419-5981 Brushed Suede Chaps sml upper thigh 22, never worn $100. (352) 637-3673 Concealed Weapons Permit Course DANS GUN ROOM (352) 726-5238 JamesAnglin Gunsmith 12 gage pump, new in box $259.00, ak 47 drum $150. 352-419-4800 POOLTABLE Oak with slate top, leather pockets, queen ann legs, W/ all acces. Exc Cond. $350 (352) 464-2687 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 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 DOLLYMeet Dolly, 6-y.o. Bulldog/terrier mix, wt 54 lbs., has had an unfortunate life, still one of the sweetest dogs ever. Shows signs of neglect, but amazingly is full of love for people, playful & very happy, craves affection and returns it, so deserving of a loving home. Sweet personality. Call Joanne @ 352-795-1288. Jack Russell Terriers Mother and Father on premise. Ready to go Five males $200/ea 352-613-9135 For Sale Adjustable Electric Bed, Like New $250. (352) 344-1960 Kitchen Table, with 4 chairs, beautiful green print, excellent cond., almost brand new $550. (352) 746-1705 Leather Wing Chair, Blue, Brand New, Office or Home $750 (352) 212-2798 LIVING ROOM SET sofa, loveseat, 2 cocktail tables, 1 coffee table, 2 lamps, light rattan, like new $450 (352) 746-6848 New Sofa, excellent condition tweed, neutral $250. 2 matching Leather recliner chairs, brand new, black & medium brown $200ea. or $350 for both non smoking home. (352) 527-1963 SOFAbrown neutral color, excellent condition $150. ask for Mimi (352) 795-7285 Two Tan Leather Couches little wear, $150. ea. $250. for 2, Dunnellon (352) 465-9114 Wooden Hutch filled with china and old silverware, asking $400. obo (352) 419-6865 AFFORDABLE Top Soil, Mulch, Stone Hauling & Tractor Work (352) 341-2019 Chipper/ShredderCraftsman 3 7.5 HP, OHV, Model # 247.776350. Strong machine, little use. $250 OBRO (352) 489-2011 Troy bilt Chipper/ Shredder, 6HP Motor, good condition Asking $225. (352) 527-1963 INVERNESSANNUAL TRASH, TREASURE & BAKE SALE Fri. Jan 10 8am -2pm. Sat. Jan 11 8am -12p First Presbyterian 206 WashingtonAve. All proceeds go to charities. 3 DOUBLE ROLLS VINYLWALLCOVERING $25 FLORALDESIGN 165 SQ FTE-MAIL PHOTO 419-5981 23 UNFINISHED WOOD FORMS $25 HANDCRAFTED HEARTS/BUNNIES/TED DYBEARS 419-5981 APPLIANCES like new washers/dryers, stoves, fridges 30 day warranty trade-ins, 352-302-3030 CAL-HAWKADJUSTABLE CHROME TRAILER RECEIVER10 drop, 2 ball, 5000lb, Ex. $60, 628-0033 COLUMBIAD44 BENCH VICE-4-1/2 Jaw, swivel base, 25lbs, made in USA, EX., $30. 352-628-0033 Florida Jumbo Shrimp FRESH 15ct@ $5.00lb, Grouper @ $6.00lb Stonecrab @ $6.00lb delivered 352-897-5001 SEARS MANUAL BATTERYCHARGER6/2AMPs, Ex., $20. 352-628-0033 SONYSTEREO EQUIPMENT$50 AM/FM,AMPLIFIER, DUALCASSETTE, CABLES 419-5981 Stone Mountain Leather PurseAdjustable strap, inside & outside pockets, Never used $65.352-344-0183 VINTAGE REED MFG. HVY. DUTYBENCH VICE-4-1/2 jaws, 80lbs, USA, Date-1914, $80. 352-628-0033 WIRE SHELVING 16 IN WIDE 87 FTLONG all brackets included $100.00 352-527-1399 Harley Davidson Tee Shirt 105 yrs. Sz. Lg. $30. Seude Leather Cap $40.. Never worn 352-344-0183 APPLIANCES like new washers/dryers, stoves, fridges 30 day warranty trade-ins, 352-302-3030 Refrigerator Maytag Black S-by-S ice/water on dr. $300; Electric Stove, flat top, Black $100 obo (315) 539-5297 SMITTYSAPPLIANCE REPAIR.Also W anted Dead or Alive W ashers & Dryers. FREE PICK UP! 352-564-8179 WASHER OR DRYER $145.00 Each. Reliable, Clean, Like New, Excellent Working Cond, 60 day Guar.Free Del/Set up. 352-263-7398 DUDLEYS AUCTION Thurs. January 9th ESTATE ADVENTURE AUCTION 3pm OUTSIDE exterior furniture, tools, household, treasures galore 5:30 EST A TE VEHICLES 10 Lexus IS350C 1,600 mi. mint, 99 Camary LE 89k, 07 Nissan Optima, 88 Bayliner 17 w/Merc 90hp 6:00 DESIGNER FURNITURE Drexel, Maitland Smith, Broyhill, Art, Oriental Carpets, Decorator items, plus household etc.. ********************** call for info 637-9588 Dudleysauction.com 4000 S Florida (US41S) Inverness Ab1667 10%bp cash/ck Craftsman 10 Bandsaw w/stand, very good condition $95. 352-212-1883 OLDER STYLE CRAFTMAN WORKBENCH $40.00 352-527-1399 ROCKWELLBELT SANDER $90 HAND HELD HEAVYDUTY OLDER MODEL 419-5981 35 Sanyo TV $30. works great, 352-746-9816 Spotless King Size Simmons Beauty Rest Mattress, box spring, aprox. 7 or 8 yrs. old $395. Call Ken (352) 382-5149 5 pc. Dining Set w/swivel chairs, wicker backs, square table & sage/brown $225. (352) 897-4154 Antique Couch & two swivel rockers $200. for all 3 Good condition 352-634-4329 Dinette Set Bamboo table w/ glass top& 4 chairs. $100; 2 Fabric recliners & 3 cushion sofa $175 (352) 746-0620 DOUBLE BOXSPRING @ MATTRESS guest room box spring used very little. clean. $85 352-613-5240 www.twitter.com/ citruschronicleFollow the Your world first.Every Dayvautomotive Classifieds
C10WEDNESDAY,JANUARY8,2014 CLASSIFIEDS CITRUSCOUNTY( FL ) CHRONICLE 758-0108 WCRN 1/14 BOCC Meeting PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Citrus County Board of County Commissioners will meet in Regular Session on January 14, 2014, at 1:00 P.M. in the Citrus County Courthouse, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida, for the purpose of conducting the regular business of Citrus County. Any person requiring reasonable accommodation at this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the County Administrators Office, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida, 34450, (352) 341-6560, at least two days before the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, use the TDD telephone (352) 341-6580. Any person who decides to appeal any decision of the Governing Body with respect to any matter considered at this meeting will need a record of the proceedings and for such purpose may need to provide that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. (Section 286.0101, Florida Statutes). Published in the Citrus County Chronicle, January 8, 2014. 759-0108 WCRN 1/13/14 CMHS ATTORNEY/CLIENT SESSION PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Directors of the Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc., a Fla. not for profit corporation will meet in a Shade meeting for the purpose of commencing an ATTORNEY/CLIENT SESSION pursuant to Section 286.011(8), Florida Statutes, on Monday, January 13, 2014 at 5:30 PM in the Board Room, Administration Annex Building, Citrus Memorial Hospital, 502 W. Highland Boulevard, Inverness, Florida. The purpose of the ATTORNEY/CLIENT SESSION will be to discuss global settlement issues of all pending litigation between Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc, and the Citrus County Hospital Board, a political body of the State of Florida. Pursuant to said statute, the Board will meet in open session and subsequently commence the ATTORNEY/CLIENT SESSION which is estimated to be approximately one (1) hour in duration. At the conclusion of the ATTORNEY/CLIENT SESSION, the meeting shall be reopened to the public. Those persons to be in attendance at this ATTORNEY/CLIENT SESSION are as follows: Joseph Brannen, Sandra Chadwick, Robert Collins, Joan Dias, Carlton Fairbanks, DMD, David Langer, V. Reddy, M.D., Constantine Toumbis, M.D., Ryan Beaty, Chief Executive Officer, Clark A. Stillwell, Esquire, Attorney for Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc., James J. Kennedy, Esquire, Attorney for Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc., Richard Oliver, Esquire, Attorney for Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc., and Court Reporter. Published in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE January 8, 2014. 760-0108 WCRN 1/10/14 CMHS ATTORNEY/CLIENT SESSION PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Directors of the Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc., a Fla. not for profit corporation will meet in a Shade meeting for the purpose of commencing an ATTORNEY/CLIENT SESSION pursuant to Section 286.011(8), Florida Statutes, on Friday, January 10, 2014 at 2:00 PM in the Board Room, Administration Annex Building, Citrus Memorial Hospital, 502 W. Highland Boulevard, Inverness, Florida. The purpose of the ATTORNEY/CLIENT SESSION will be to discuss global settlement issues of all pending litigation between Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc, and the Citrus County Hospital Board, a political body of the State of Florida. Pursuant to said statute, the Board will meet in open session and subsequently commence the ATTORNEY/CLIENT SESSION which is estimated to be approximately one (1) hour in duration. At the conclusion of the ATTORNEY/CLIENT SESSION, the meeting shall be reopened to the public. Those persons to be in attendance at this ATTORNEY/CLIENT SESSION are as follows: Joseph Brannen, Sandra Chadwick, Robert Collins, Joan Dias, Carlton Fairbanks, DMD, David Langer, V. Reddy, M.D., Constantine Toumbis, M.D., Ryan Beaty, Chief Executive Officer, Clark A. Stillwell, Esquire, Attorney for Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc., James J. Kennedy, Esquire, Attorney for Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc., Richard Oliver, Esquire, Attorney for Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc., and Court Reporter. Published in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE January 8, 2014. 761-0115 WCRN Evans, Sidwell 2013-CP-XXXXXX NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number: IN RE:ESTATE OF SIDWELL LEWIS EVANS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAI NST THE ABOVE ESTATE: The administration of the Estate of Sidwell Lewis Evans, deceased, whose date of death was July 1, 2012, and whose social security number is xxx-xx-3949, is pending in the Circuit Court of Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Clerk of the Circuit Court, 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 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 OF 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 FLORDIA 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. Publication of this Notice has begun on January 8, 2014. By:/s/ Joe M. Gonzalez, Esquire, Florida Bar No.: 330477 JOE M. GONZALEZ, P.A., 304 South Willow Avenue Tampa, Florida 33606, Telephone No.: (813) 254-0797, joegonzal email@example.com Published in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE January 8 & 15, 2013. 762-0108 WCRN Klicka, Patti Lee 2013-CP-344 NTC-SA PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF PATTI LEE KLICKA, File No.: 2013-CP-344 Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of PATTI LEE KLICKA, deceased, File Number 2013-CP-344 by the Circuit Court for CITRUS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 N. Apopka Ave., Inverness, FL 34447; that the decedents date of death was March 31, 2012; and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address ZDENEK KLICKA 2505 Long Ferry Rd., Salisbury, NC 28146 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of SummaryAdministration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is January 8, 2014. Personal Representative /S/ZDENEK KLICKA 2505 Long Ferry Rd., Salisbury, North Carolina 28146 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: firstname.lastname@example.org Published in the Citrus County Chronicle, January 8 & 15, 2014. 763-0108 WCRN Park, Phillip R. 2013-CP-322 NTC-SA PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF PHILIP R. PARK, File No.: 2013-CP-322 Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of PHlLIP R. PARK,, deceased, File Number 2013-CP-322, by the Circuit Court for CITRUS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 N. Apopka Ave., Inverness, FL 34447; that the decedents date of death was February 15,2013; and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address THE PHlLIP R. PARK REVOCABLE 28321 Pimlico Way, Tehachapi, CA 93561 LIVING TRUST AGREEMENT DATED AUGUST 9,2007 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of SummaryAdministration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is January 8, 2014. Personal Representative /S/MELINDA ANSPACH 28321 Pimlico Way, Tehachapi, CA 93561 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, January 8 & 15, 2014. Tax Deed Notices 2678-0108 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION: 2013-362 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CATALINA TAX CO LLC US BANK The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 11-9398 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: INVERNESS HGLDS SOUTH PB 3 PG 51 LOTS 89, 90 & 91 BLK 202 DESC IN OR BK 911 PG 1112 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: LAURA H ENDARA, LAURA HAAYEN ENDARA, LAURA HAAYEN ENDARA REVOCABLE TRUST, LAURA HAAYEN ENDARA TRUSTEE, LUIS C ENDARA EST TRUSTEE, LUIS CARLOS ENDARA SR EST Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on January 22, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. at www.citrus.realtaxdeed.c om. Dated December 6, 2013 ANGELA VICK Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk Advertised 4 times: December 18, 2013 December 25, 2013 January 1, 2014 January 8, 2014 2681-0129 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION: 2013-380 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN : USAMERIBANK The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 10-9446 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2010 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: TRACT 15 ON SURVEYORS BLUEPRINT SKETCH FURTHER DESC IN OR BK 284 PG 463 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: ESTATE OF ELVIS I WOODARD, ESTELLE J WOODARD Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on February 12, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. at www.citrus.r ealtaxdeed.c om Dated December 27, 2013 ANGELA VICK Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Bonnie C. Tenney, Deputy Clerk Advertised 4 times: January 8, 2014 January 15, 2014 January 22, 2014 January 29, 2014 2682-0129 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION: 2013-388 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: THEODORE J COUCH REC TRUST The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 11-1477 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: MAYFAIR GARDEN ACRES PB 2 PG 141 ((SURVEY FOR CHARLES MC NAMARA DATED 2/11/83 ACCEPTED UNREC SUBD LOTS 1-16)) LOTS 3 & 4 BLK F NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: BELLA FINE HOMES LLC Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on February 12, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. at www.citrus.r ealtaxdeed.c om Dated December 27, 2013 ANGELA VICK Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Bonnie C. Tenney, Deputy Clerk Advertised 4 times: January 8, 2014 January 15, 2014 January 22, 2014 January 29, 2014 2683-0129 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION: 2013-389 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: THEODORE J COUCH REC TRUST The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 11-6800 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: LEISURE ACRES UNIT 2 PB 5 PG 67 LOT 2 BLK H NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: LAND TRUST SERVICE CORP TRUSTEE, LAND TRUST SERVICE CORPORATION A FLORIDA CORPORATION AS TRUSTEE, TRUST NO 3044, TRUST NO 3044 DATED JANUARY 14 2005, TRUST NO 3074 Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on February 12, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. at www.citrus.r ealtaxdeed.c om Dated December 27, 2013 ANGELA VICK Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Bonnie C. Tenney, 2684-0129 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION: 2013-390 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: THEODORE J COUCH REC TRUST The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on February 12, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. at www.citrus.r eal taxdeed.com Dated December 27, 2013 ANGELA VICK Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Bonnie C. Tenney, Deputy Clerk Advertised 4 times: January 8, 2014 January 15, 2014 January 22, 2014 January 29, 2014 number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 11-10341 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: MEADOW WOOD PB 4 PG 108 LOT 11 BLK A NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: SUSAN S GUFSTAFON, SUSAN S GUSTAFSON Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate Deputy Clerk Advertised 4 times: January 8, 2014 January 15, 2014 January 22, 2014 January 29, 2014 Tax Deed Notices 000GWRI Triumph-750 Bonnieville. 10K orig doc mi. True classic. Like new cond. First $4950. 352-513-4257 CHEVY2008, Cobalt, 2 DR, automatic, power windows, power locks, cold A/C, Call for Appointment 352-628-4600 CHRYSLER2000, Sebring Convertible, low miles $5,488. 352-341-0018 FORD2004, Mustang, Looking for a sports car? 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