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JANUARY 22, 2014Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best CommunityVOL. 119 ISSUE 168 50 CITRUS COUNTYCloser is better: Gators have improved in tight games /B1 www.chronicleonline.com NEWS BRIEFS HIGH52LOW27Sunny but chilly all day. Hard freeze by night.PAGE A4TODAY& next morning WEDNESDAY State & Local: Nation & World: Education:A ribbon cutting marks the completion of County Road 486 construction./A3 Top leaders in the Archdiocese of Chicago covered up sexual abuse./ A12 Mike Porcelli has been promoting activity for 23 years as a P.E. teacher./ C1 State & Local:Employers gather to present job options to students./ A3 INDEX Classifieds . . . .C10 Comics . . . . .C9 Crossword . . . .C9 Community . .C6, C7 Editorial . . . .A10 Entertainment . . .A4 Horoscope . . . .A4 Lottery Numbers . .B3 Lottery Payouts . .B3 Movies . . . . . .C9 Obituaries . . . .A6 TV Listings . . . .C8 Burglary suspect shot, killedA suspected would-be burglar was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon in Floral City. Citrus County sheriffs officials believe the deceased suspect was tied to an earlier foiled burglary with an accomplice in Hernando County. That suspected accomplice was reportedly arrested by Hernando deputies Tuesday morning after the pair tried to flee when they were caught in the act. According to officials, Hernando deputies responded to a residential burglary at 16199 Flavian Road in Brooksville. The two suspects, who were reportedly stealing items off a covered porch, were confronted by the homeowners. Both suspects then fled on foot. Authorities deployed K-9 and aviation units. One male suspect, Timothy Stone, 29, was arrested and has charges pending. Citrus officials believe the dead white male in Floral City was the one who got away from Hernando County. Detectives continued to process the scene Tuesday evening and next-of-kin had not yet been notified. Citrus deputies reportedly responded to an unknown emergency on Old Jones Road, which was posted on Facebook because the apparent victim/homeowner did not have a phone. Deputies were told the victim walked into a burglary in progress. A confrontation with the suspect ensued in which the intruder was shot. No further details on this case were released, pending further investigation, according to the sheriffs office.Scott will vote against medical marijuanaTALLAHASSEE Republican Gov. Rick Scott said Tuesday he will vote against a proposed constitutional amendment to allow the medical use of marijuana if it makes the 2014 ballot. I have a great deal of empathy for people battling difficult diseases and I understand arguments in favor of this initiative. But, having seen the terrible effects of alcohol and drug abuse first-hand, I cannot endorse sending Florida down this path and I would personally vote against it, Scott said through a spokeswoman. The issue will put him at odds with Republicanturned-Democrat Charlie Crist, who is seeking the nomination to get his old job back with his new party. County worker fired for gas-card use MIKEWRIGHT Staff writerCitrus County officials fired a nine-year county employee two days after Christmas on accusations that she used a government-issued gasoline card for her own vehicle. Constantina Emmanuel, a Parks and Recreation worker who oversaw county facilities such as the Citrus Springs Community Center and Citrus County Auditorium, lost her job after county officials investigated anonymous allegations and found them to be true, County Administrator Brad Thorpe said Tuesday. The Citrus County Sheriffs Office is investigating the allegations for potential criminal charges. Thorpe said the sheriffs office will turn over its findings to the State Attorneys Office, which would decide whether to file charges. Emmanuel is contesting the dismissal and will have a determination hearing. That hearing hasnt yet been scheduled, human resources director Sherry Anderson said. According to Emmanuels termination letter, the county received an anonymous report of potential fraudulent fuel transactions committed by Emmanuel. The county reviewed multiple records and receipts to see if the report had any validity. It determined that Emmanuel used the county Sheriffs office reviewing incident for possible criminal charges Brad Thorpecounty administrator said the investigation began with an anonymous tip. See FIRED/ Page A5 Living healthy NANCYKENNEDY Staff writerINVERNESS Jenny Morelli grew up healthy. Her mother, Doris (Smith) Rooks, was the home economics teacher at both Citrus High School and Inverness Middle School. Her father, the late coach Bob Smith, was the elementary school physical education teacher. My dad always had us trying out new exercises, and he was also the lifeguard at the city pool when Inverness had a pool near the fire station. He taught swimming to probably everybody in town, Morelli said. So, we were always very active and ate well. Her mother, as busy as she was teaching cooking all day, still came home and cooked meals for the family from scratch. There was no other way to cook back then, Mrs. Rooks said. Fast-forward to 2014, Morelli, 58, still lives by the examples set by her parents. I never realized how much their careers affected me until I got older, she said. Currently, Morelli is in the process of launching Food Generation, a nonprofit organization that presents a back-to-basics approach to health and wellness. The goal is to reach kids and their parents with information and skills about eating real, non-processed foods and getting regular exercise. The idea started when her last child graduated from high school and she decided to go back to State drops battery case Peters still faces felony chargesMIKEWRIGHT Staff writerINVERNESS Prosecutors on Tuesday dropped a domestic battery charge against an Inverness man accused of illegally taking his daughters on a September trek that ended 11 days later in Montana. While it was the lesser of charges Edward Peters faced, it was his first arrest that began a spiral that included a domestic-violence injunction, charges of violating that injunction and finally, Peters removing his daughters from their courtappointed guardian. This was the wheel that got everything going, Peters attorney Mark Rodriguez said Tuesday. Peters, arrested on the charge July 28, was set to go to trial Tuesday morning. Prosecutors announced they were dropping the charge before the trial started. Assistant state attorney Julia Metts could not be reached for comment. Peters was arrested after his wife, Kari, accused him of kicking in the door of her mothers house, pushing Kari out of the way and grabbing their daughters, ages 11 and 6, before leaving. However, according to his arrest report, Peters said he sent his oldest daughter into the house to fetch her sister. Peters said he became alarmed when he heard the girls screaming. Both girls verified their fathers story to Citrus See PETERS/ Page A5 Edward Petersaccused of illegally taking his daughters. Inverness woman launching nonprofit to foster wellness MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleJenny Morelli is in the process of launching Food Generation, a nonprofit outreach program that teaches health and nutrition to children, their families and the community. She selects fresh vegetables from a Hernando produce stand Friday afternoon. PATFAHERTY Staff writerMajor changes are coming to Florida Medicaid as it moves to a system of managed care by private health insurance companies. Elizabeth Dudek, secretary of the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration, was in Citrus County on Tuesday explaining the soon-to-beimplemented changes. The process involves a shift to Statewide Medicaid Managed Care, which includes long-term care and managed medical assistance. It came out of a legislative decision to change the way the state provides services to Medicaid recipients. Dudek said in Citrus County just over 17,500 people will be served either by long-term care or managed medical. Statewide, there are about 3.3 million people enrolled in Medicaid. About 80 percent of them will transition to managed medical assistance and about 87,000 will go to longterm care. We touch a lot of people, she said, adding that about half of the babies born in the Deadlines loom for Medicaid changes MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleSecretary of the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration Liz Dudek addresses a group Tuesday afternoon in Lecanto. See HEALTH/ Page A2 From staff and wire reports See MEDICAID/ Page A5
Special to the ChronicleThere will be a Lyngbya algae cleanup from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Hunter Springs Park in Crystal River. One Rake at a Time volunteers will be hosting the first big public cleanup for the new year. Sponsored by the Kings Bay Rotary Club, local volunteers will be joined by 44 college students and staff from Darton State College in Albany, Ga. The students belong to a service club and will be learning about manatees in the morning and helping clean up the swimming area at Hunter Springs in the afternoon. This is the third year they have participated. There is less Lyngbya now, but it is still important to keep up the effort in the restoration on Kings Bay, according to project coordinator Art Jones. The public is invited to join in the effort. High school students can earn community hours. People are needed on both the land and in the water. Bring water shoes or old sneakers that can get wet, gloves, sunglasses and hats, a bathing suit or a wet suit or old jeans and a change of clothes. Restrooms are available at the park. For more information, contact Art Jones at 727642-7659 or MrAWJones@ aol.com. A2WEDNESDAY, JANUARY22, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLELOCAL THURSDAY Rib Eye $19.95 Martini Night 4pm-10pm Specialty Martinis . . . . . . . . . . $5.00 FRIDAY 1 1 2 lb. Live Maine Lobster . $24.95 SUNDAY Award Winning Sunday Brunch 11:30am-2:00pm . . . . . . . . . . . $15.95 at Plantation on Crystal River 9301 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River 352-795-4211 000H1OR WWW.PLANTATIONONCRYSTALRIVER.COM Relax and enjoy your favorite beverage and light fare from our chefs selections. Call for reservations or for more information. Check Out Our Weekly Specials WINE WEDNESDAY 1/2 PRICE on bottled wines with purchase of appetizer or entre EARLY BIRD Served Sun. 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Weve got to make a change and reverse that. She signed on with celebrity chef Jamie Olivers Food Revolution as an ambassador, taking the message of getting back to basics to the community. Last year, Morelli got the opportunity to talk to a high school class and wowed them with simple facts just about the amount of sugar they consumed on a daily basis. They were shocked, she said. According to the American Heart Association, the daily allowance of sugar for women is six teaspoons and nine for men and the average teen consumes 32. Its in their cereal, in their Gatorade and Red Bull and soda. Thats just sugar. Who knows what else is in our food? However, Morelli said, the closer we get to real food, such as fresh produce, the less additives well consume. Half the battle is giving people information, she said. The other half is empowering people with the skills to put the information into practice. Right now, that half of Food Generation is still in the idea stages, but with real possibilities on the horizon. One of her goals is to conduct crock pot classes, teaching simple methods of cooking while everyone is busy during the day. Id like to work with (the Department of Children and Families), and Id like to have a supply of crock pots to give away to every family that comes and participates, she said. I want to teach parents how to make a pot of beans and brown rice, corn bread and greens good, nutritious, inexpensive food from scratch. She said her dream, which is in the process of possibly coming true, is to have an educational farm with space for a community garden. She envisions a place where entire families can come and go from planting seeds and cultivating to harvesting, cooking and eating. Plus, theyll be out in the fresh air moving their bodies as they grow their own food. When my mom married Ulmer Rooks, he gave me five acres on his ranch in Floral City, and he inspired me into gardening, she said. Im fortunate. My mom handed down her skills, how to cook from scratch, but in other families theyre not being handed down. Thats where I think we can break the cycle and return to basics. Mrs. Rooks, who is on the board of Food Generation, said, It took 50 years for our culture to get rid of the family garden; now the whole nation is trying to bring it back. To learn more about Food Generation, go to Foodgeneration.org. Email Jenny Morelli at info@ foodgeneration.org. HEALTHContinued from Page A1 MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleProduce such as kale is an excellent source of nutrition. Jenny Morellis outreach program, Food Generation, hopes to educate the public on proper nutrition. Special to the ChronicleRescue officials responded to the scene of a head-on collision Tuesday morning on U.S. 19 in front of Beef O Bradys in Chiefland. One person died on scene; five others were transported to Shands/UF Health via Air Methods or LCDPS. One dead in Chiefland wreck Lyngbya cleanup set for Saturday
CHRISVANORMER Staff writerCRYSTAL RIVER After 12 years of construction work on County Road 486, county government finally can answer yes to the question, Are we there yet? Sixteen county and state officials, county staff and consultants performed a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday morning where C.R. 486 meets State Road 44 to declare the completion of the 12.7-mile roadwidening project that stretches across the county from Hernando in the east to near Crystal River on the west side. Commission Chairman John JJ Kenney thanked those present for a phenomenal job. Karen Watkins and Ed McKinney of FDOT (Florida Department of Transportation): thank you for $5.75 million, Kenney said, referring to state assistance with the final phase of the four-phase project. Commissioner Dennis Damato asked: Does everyone remember what was here 40 years ago? Damato said he lived near one of the corners at the junction of the two roads in 1973. (S.R.) 44 was a two-lane road; this (C.R. 486) was a dirt road, Damato said. At that time, people in Crystal River going to Beverly Hills had to travel southeast to County Road 491 in Lecanto and turn north, Damato said. Now, the journey is easier with a widened four-lane road, and will assist a lot of future growth. The table is set by this road for future growth in this corridor, Damato said. This is a major milestone in the history of transportation of Citrus County. Damato said he was looking forward to a ground-breaking for the County Road 491 medical corridor project. I had your title when this thing started at the other end, Citrus County Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Josh Wooten told Kenney. They called me commissioner. Its just great to see how much this has changed. We had criticism about having a grass median, a bike trail and all those things. But when you do projects right, it has a return on investment. Around theCOUNTY Elevator fire causes minimal damageAn elevator fire at Citrus Memorial Health System early Tuesday was out before emergency crews arrived on scene, according to a report by the Citrus County Sheriffs Office Fire Rescue. Engine 21 was first on scene at 4:22a.m. at the Inverness hospital. Crew members said an elevator motor had caught fire, but that it was out prior to their arrival. However, the firefighters said the elevator mechanical room and part of the basement floor still had a fair amount of smoke. Crew members used portable ventilation fans to remove the smoke from the basement and the stairwell at the roof. Hospital building maintenance also told the fire crew a repair technician was en route. All floors were checked for hazards and crews found a slight amount of smoke on the third floor, according to the report. No one was hurt and no hazards were found. The amount of damage is undetermined. Tennis instructor to mark 90th birthdayFriends of Jim Kirkwood are invited to stop by his home at 34 N. Country Club Drive, Crystal River, from 4 to 7p.m. today to celebrate his 90th birthday. Food and drinks will be served. No gifts please, just a card. Kirkwood was born in western Kentucky and holds several degrees, including a Ph.D from the University of Louisville. He is a World War II Air Force veteran. He also was a high school principal, a biologist and laboratory director. Hes best known in Citrus County as the director of tennis at the Plantation on Crystal River. For 35 years, hes taught tennis to all age groups and is especially proud of his work with Key Training Center clients.Candidate to meet public Jan. 25Renee ChristopherMcPheeters, Republican for county commission District 2, will meet the public from 11a.m. to 2p.m. Saturday, Jan.25, in the Crystal River Mall (West End Market/old Sears store entrance). For information, call 352-2575381. From staff reports PATFAHERTY Staff writerA coal train derailment in Romeo is still under investigation with damaged railroad cars still on the site. The train was hauling coal to the Crystal River Energy Complex when the accident occurred about 3:45a.m. Friday, Jan.17. Romeo is located on U.S. 41 in Marion County, just north of Dunnellon. No one was injured, but there was substantial damage to 12 rail cars, according to Matt Schwerin, spokesman for Florida Northern Railroad. Schwerin said Tuesday only two of the cars were able to be put back on the track and the rest are still at the site. Workers started cleaning the dumped coal Friday. Right now our investigation is pending, he said. There arent any details available. It is like looking for a needle in a haystack. Schwerin said they have checked the mechanical condition of the equipment and the actions of the engineer. He said it is an in-house investigation, but there is oversight by the Florida Department of Transportation and the Federal Railroad Administration. He described Florida Northern Railroad as a short line railroad that usually does the first 50 miles or the last 50 miles. It leases the track on that stretch from CSX. Contact Chronicle reporter Pat Faherty at 352-564-2924 or pfaherty @chronicleonline.com. STATE& LOCAL Page A3WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Scott pledges money for springs Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to spend $55 million in the coming year to help the states beleaguered freshwater springs. Scott on Tuesday said he would include the money in budget recommendations he will send to state legislators. Last year, legislators set aside $10 million for springsrelated projects. The governors plan calls for splitting money between projects designed to restore water quality and projects that would develop alternative sources of water supply. Floridas springs have been dealing with problems from pollution, as well as reduced water flow. The Scott administration came under fire in 2011 for disbanding an initiative aimed at helping springs. The states top environmental official maintained Tuesday that, in the past three years, the state has spent more on springs than ever before. Gov. Rick Scott Career choices ERYN WORTHINGTON/ChronicleLecanto High School senior Dustin Beville was one of some 1,300 students who attended the second annual Career Fair at Lecanto High School on Tuesday. Junior Achievement and Lecanto High School partnered to provide a career fair with businesses and higher-learning institutions to encourage students to return to Citrus County for employment after they graduate. Beville spoke with Staff Sgt. John Rothery with the U.S. Army. Employers gather to present job options to students ERYNWORTHINGTON Staff writerLECANTO How do we encourage students to find a career in Citrus County? That was the question behind the second annual Junior Achievement and Lecanto High School sponsored Career Fair on Tuesday. We hear from the students that they go to school here and graduate, said Junior Achievement chairman John Dohmen. They say that they go away to college, but there are no jobs here so they do not come back. Then I hear from the businesses that we have too many students that graduate and never come back to work in Citrus County. So I said, What can we do to expose the students to career opportunities here in Citrus County? This thought produced the Career Fair at LHS, which hosted about 40 local businesses and 15 institutions to help find a solution. The purpose is to explain to the students the different kinds of careers in Citrus County, Dohmen said. Also, it explains to students what they have to do to be eligible for a career in that field. Then they talk with the schools about how they can get that type of education and build those skills. Its bringing together businesses, higher-learning institutions and students to educate them on how to build a viable career for themselves in Citrus County. Approximately 1,300 juniors and seniors from LHS, Citrus High School, Crystal River High School and Citrus Resources for Exceptional Students in Transition (CREST) received information for their potential future, as many were undecided. A lot of the students have no clue to what they want to do with their future, Dohmen said. We want to give them some tools so that they can be successful in that career and come back to Citrus County to make this a better county for all of us. Lecanto High School senior Dustin Beville toured each table in the career fair, but left with a smile and a handshake from the U.S. Army table. I was just inquiring about the Army, he said. Most students had not committed to a certain career by the time they left the fair; however, they left with an armful of information to ponder.Contact Chronicle reporter Eryn Worthington at 352-5635660, ext. 1334, or eworthington @chronicleonline.com. Governor to budget $55 million STEVE LASKO/For the ChronicleMarking the completion of a 12-year widening project, county and state officials and staff associated with the work assembled Tuesday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at County Road 486 and its terminus at State Road 44 in Crystal River. Front row, from left, are: Ardath Prendergast, manager of economic development and projects, Citrus County Economic Development Council; Elizabeth Austin, public relations, Citrus County Chamber of Commerce; County Commissioner Dennis Damato; County Commissioner Rebecca Bays; Commission Chairman John JJ Kenney; County Commissioner Joe Meek; Juan Fong, Pegasus Engineering; Walt Eastmond, county engineering project manager; and Karen Watk ins, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). Back row, from left, are: Mike Wimer, county engineering technician; Brad Thorpe, county administrator; Josh Wooten, chamber president and CEO; James Kenney of Professional Service Industries; Bill Stevens, county en gineering division director; Cathy Pearson, assistant county administrator; and Edward McKinney, FDOT. Long haul realized for County Road 486 construction Coal train inquiry continues
Birthday Youve had to fight hard to overcome obstacles in the past. To ease the situation in the future, you must change your whole approach. Pressuring yourself has been a major part of the problem. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Implement a clear system to prepare yourself to meet your goals. Traveling may be the best way to find the information you need to move forward. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) You will be bogged down with added responsibilities today. You may have to handle someone elses financial matters. Aries (March 21-April 19) You will tend to react prematurely and get into trouble if you dont listen carefully to what others have to say. Its best to wait and let others approach you. Taurus (April 20-May 20) The harder youre willing to work, the better off youll be. Your eagerness to take on responsibility will impress someone searching for the right person to do an important job. Gemini (May 21-June 20) Plan to go out and have a fun and social evening. You are likely to have interactions with children, and you will be surprised what they can teach you. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Family matters will probably require some damage control. Make use of your resources, even though family members may not be eager to follow orders. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) While you are busy defending yourself, you are likely to uncover some valuable information. Find an opportunity to take a little trip. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Dont let anyone impede your progress. Remain aware of past mistakes to avoid falling into the same patterns. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Dont be overtaken by your emotions. You will do well today if you can present a stable front. Develop your creative ideas. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) You will have good ideas for improving your finances. If you stay grounded, you will make all the right decisions. Trust your instincts, but dont get carried away. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Restlessness will lead to personal changes. If you communicate your differences, reforms can be made fairly easily. Likeminded individuals will offer you their support. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Dont be aggravated if things dont turn out your way. Putting in extra time and energy will be necessary. TodaysHOROSCOPES Today is Wednesday, Jan. 22, the 22nd day of 2014. There are 343 days left in the year. Todays Highlight in History: On Jan. 22, 1984, the Los Angeles Raiders defeated the Washington Redskins 38-9 to win Super Bowl XVIII (18), played at Tampa Stadium in Florida; the CBS-TV broadcast featured Apple Computers famous commercial introducing the Macintosh computer. On this date: In 1901, Britains Queen Victoria died at age 81. In 1938, Thornton Wilders play Our Town was performed publicly for the first time in Princeton, N.J. In 1944, during World War II, Allied forces began landing at Anzio, Italy. In 1968, the fast-paced sketch comedy series Rowan & Martins Laugh-In premiered on NBC-TV. In 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court, in its Roe v. Wade decision, legalized abortions using a trimester approach. Ten years ago: Actress-dancer Ann Miller died in Los Angeles at 80. Five years ago: The Senate Finance Committee cleared the nomination of Timothy Geithner as treasury secretary, 18-5, despite unhappiness over his mistakes in paying his taxes. One year ago: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus hard-line bloc fared worse than expected in a parliamentary election, forcing Netanyahu to negotiate a broad coalition deal. Todays Birthdays: Actress Piper Laurie is 82. Actor Seymour Cassel is 79. Author Joseph Wambaugh is 77. Actor John Hurt is 74. Singer Steve Perry is 65. Actress Linda Blair is 55. Actress Diane Lane is 49. Actor-rapper DJ Jazzy Jeff is 49. Actor Balthazar Getty is 39. Pop singer Willa Ford is 33. Actress Beverley Mitchell is 33. Actress-singer Phoebe Strole (TV: Glee) is 31. 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Coach Wayne Thomas said some funding has flowed in, but the team is still in need. What we really need now is money to buy the equipment, specifically the runners, Thomas said of the skates attached to the bobsled. The runners that we are using are very close to illegal right now. When asked what the deadline was for the cash, he joked, Yesterday. So the team decided to head to Sundance to raise awareness, hoping that some celebrities with deep pockets might want to contribute. Were here to let people know that we are here and still in need of funding, Coach Wayne Thomas said, adding jokingly, And also to see some stars. Only lady stars, said pilot Winston Watt as the team broke into laughter. The Caribbean island nations entry to the Winter Olympics in 1988 caused a huge media stir and inspired the movie Cool Runnings. This years team says members of the 1988 team have offered advice.Opera star to sing at Super BowlNEW YORK The Super Bowl will have a touch of the classical this year: Opera star Renee Fleming will sing the national anthem. The four-time Grammy winner will perform before the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks play at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., on Feb2. Fleming is the first opera star to sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl. In recent years, it has been performed mainly by a mix of pop and country stars. Known as The Peoples Diva, the soprano is closely identified with the New York City region, having spent years singing on iconic stages such as Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall. Last year, she received the National Medal of Arts, the highest honor the government gives to artists. Fleming, who lives in New York City, sang the national anthem before Game 2 of the 2003 World Series at Yankee Stadium.Family speaks of SeaWorld trainer ORLANDO The family of a SeaWorld trainer who died in 2010 when a killer whale pulled her into the water is commenting about a documentary critical of animal captivity at the marine parks. Trainer Dawn Brancheaus family members said Tuesday on the website for The Dawn Brancheau Foundation that theyve been repeatedly asked about how they feel about the documentary Blackfish since its release last year. Family members say Brancheau wouldnt have worked at SeaWorld for 15 years if she didnt think the whales were well-cared for. From wire reports Associated PressFrom left, Jamaican bobsled team members Wayne Blackwood, Marvin Dixon and coach Wayne Thomas pose Monday in Park City, Utah, at the Sundance Film Festival to raise funds for travel and equipment for their trip to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. 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The countys internal investigative report was turned over to the sheriffs office.Contact Chronicle reporter Mike Wright at 352-563-3228 or mwright @chronicleonline.com. FIREDContinued from Page A1 County Sheriffs deputies, the report said. Still, he was arrested on a charge of domestic battery. At Peters first appearance in court July 28, Judge Mark Yerman found no probable cause for the arrest and released Peters without bond, according to court records. The arrest, however, proved costly for Peters, 45. According to court records, Kari Peters two days later received an injunction for protection from domestic violence against her husband, based on the battery arrest. Around the same time, the Department of Children and Families placed the girls in the temporary custody of their grandfather, Karis father. In August, Peters was arrested on charges he violated the injunction and the childcustody order. A judge released him wearing a GPS ankle-monitoring device. On Sept. 8, Peters arrived at his father-in-laws house to take the girls to church. When Kari Peters objected, the girls followed his direction to get into his vehicle, and he took off. Peters was arrested in a remote Montana state park. The girls, who were unharmed, were returned to their mother. Felony charges against Peters are pending. He remains jailed without bond.Contact Chronicle reporter Mike Wright at 352-563-3228 or mwright@chronicleonline. com. PETERSContinued from Page A1 state are on Medicaid. Its going to start here March 1, she said about the long-term care plans. Managed medical assistance plans will start May 1 the concept is that you should be getting the services you got before, that they should be timely, that they should be acceptable, that somebody should reach out to you. If you are not getting that you need to give us a call so that we can help you. The agency is using a notification system of three letters to inform Medicaid enrollees. For Long-term Care, the first letter went out in November, followed by a welcome letter in December. A reminder letter went out this week. There are three plans to choose from in District 3, which includes Citrus County. Feb. 13 is the last day to choose a plan before initial enrollment. It is a similar scenario for Managed Medical Assistance. The first letters went out Jan. 2. The second letter is scheduled for Feb. 17 with a reminder letter March 24. There will be five plan choices. The agency has choice counselors available to assist enrollees with the transition and decision-making in both programs. If Medicaid participants do not select a plan, one will be selected for them, but they will have a 90-day window to change it. The MediPass program is being phased out. Anyone who is being served keeps getting the services they got before and gets those services in the best way they can, said Dudek. They are competing for customers; its amazing what they offer. If a person needs it, they will get it. The District 3 office is in Ocala. Dudek emphasized it is not a call center, but an office with real people. The phone number is 877724-2358. Contact Chronicle reporter Pat Faherty at 352564-2924 or pfaherty@ chronicleonline.com. MEDICAIDContinued from Page A1 Gay couples sue to overturn Fla. marriage ban Associated PressMIAMI BEACH Six gay couples filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to overturn Floridas ban on samesex marriage, the latest in a series of cases across the country that contend such prohibitions are unconstitutional and effectively relegate gay partners to second-class status. The lawsuit was filed in Miami-Dade Circuit Court on behalf of the couples by Equality Florida Institute Inc., a civil rights organization that works for fairness for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. The lawsuit claims Floridas gay marriage ban violates the U.S. Constitutions guarantees of equal protection and due process. The couples, many of whom have children and have been together for years, said they see no reason to be forced to move to a state that permits same-sex marriage when they have built lives in Florida. Vanessa Alenier, who is raising a 5-year-old son with partner Melanie Alenier, said they decided to share the same last name to come as close to marriage as possible but the same-sex ban blocks that final step. We want our son to understand that his family is secure and just as respected as any other family, said Vanessa Alenier. Melanie and I have worked so hard to build and protect our family, but nothing can come close to matching the protections that marriage provides. Similar claims have been made in other states, including Oklahoma and Utah, where judges recently struck down gay marriage bans as discriminatory. Elizabeth Schwartz, an attorney working on the Florida case, said there are about 40 lawsuits pending around the country seeking to end bans on samesex marriage. Florida voters enshrined a ban on same-sex marriage in the state constitution in 2008. It states that in Florida marriage is the legal union of only one man and one woman as husband and wife, and no other unions can be recognized. The Florida Family Policy Council, which led the push for passage of the amendment, noted that it was adopted by 62 percent of voters that year. Gay activists cannot win in the marketplace, so they have resorted to trying to find renegade courts who have little respect for the rule of law to create social change that would never happen through the people or their elected representatives, said John Stemberger, the groups president and general counsel. We will spend as much time and money as necessary to oppose those who seek to redefine marriage in Florida. The lawsuits advocates, however, say attitudes toward gay marriage have changed in Florida and elsewhere since 2008, with many opinion polls showing broad support for ending same-sex bans. Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, a Republican-turnedDemocrat who is seeking his old job once again, said in a statement he backs the lawsuit. No one would want to be told they cant marry the person they love. Its an issue of fairness and Im proud to support it, said Crist, who hopes to challenge incumbent GOP Gov. Rick Scott in the fall election. Vanessa Alenier, left, her partner Melanie Alenier, and five other gay couples filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to overturn Floridas ban on same-sex marriage.
Ralph Curtis, 86INVERNESSRalph T. Curtis, 86, Inverness, Fla., died Jan.19, 2014, at Arbor Trail Rehab & Nursing. Private ar range ments are by Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness. Wayne Fleming, 84HOMOSASSAWayne R. Fleming of Homosassa passed away Jan.17, 2014, at Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center. Wayne was born May3, 1929, in Hutchenson Pa., the son of William and Nancy (Campbell) Fleming. Wayne formerly resided in Port Clinton, Ohio, and was married to Mary E. Bette Reif, who preceded him in death May9, 1998. He worked as a truck driver for White Star Trucking for 32 years. After retirement he was a school bus driver for Port Clinton City Schools. Wayne was an honorary retired member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. He enjoyed fishing and hunting and was active as a fisherman in retirement. He will be greatly missed by his loving family and friends. Survivors include his sons, Mark (Sue) Fleming and Matthew (Gail) Fleming; daughters, Lucinda (Cindy) (Alfred) Wuersig, Judith (Kenneth) Whitson and Betsy (Brian) Oleksa; grandchildren, Jessica Wells, Mathew Fleming and Robert Fleming; great-grandchildren, Eli Dominguez, Morgan Dominguez and Makenna Wells; brothers, William and David Fleming; and sister, Nancy Schiewe. Wayne was preceded in death by his sisters, Emma Ritter, Dorothy Steffanacci, Anna Mae Fleming and Margaret Sauers. Visitation will be at the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton, Ohio. Private graveside service will be in Riverview Cemetery, Port Clinton. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Jose Wejebe Spanish Fly Memorial Foundation www.jose wejebefoundation.org or The Audubon Society www.audubon.org Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerfuneral homes.com. Gary Gator Daugherty, 60HOMOSASSAGary D. Gator Daugherty, 60, of Homosassa, Fla., died Monday, Jan.13, 2014, at the Hospice House of Citrus County. He was born June27, 1953, to Voncile and Julian Daugherty in Plant City, and came here 30 years ago from Lakeland. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He thoroughly enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting in the Gulf Hammock. He is survived by his wife, Linda Daugherty; a son, Derl Flagg; daughters, Cheryl Plattner and Yvonne Bloom; brothers, Troy and Jessie Daugherty; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. A memorial will be held for him at 3p.m. Jan.28, 2014, at the Strickland Funeral Home Chapel in Crystal River, 1901 S.E. U.S.19, Crystal River, FL 34429. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Alan Hogue, 65ESSEX JUNCTION, VT.Alan Grey Hogue, 65, of Essex Junction, Vt., formerly of Crystal River, Fla., passed away Jan.16, 2014, after a long battle with cancer. He was born in Kettering, Ohio. He is survived by his six children; 13 grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; sisters, Judith Norman, Columbus, Ohio, and Carol Postma, Homosassa. He was a dedicated police officer, deputy sheriff and forensic photographer. He had a love for the outdoors and was a true marksman. He will be missed by many. A memorial service will be Jan.23, 2014, in his hometown. Donations can be made to Vermont Respite House in Willison, Vt., in lieu of flowers. Barbara Schoeller, 81CRYSTAL RIVERBarbara J. Schoeller, 81, of Crystal River, Fla., died Monday, Jan.20, 2014, at Cypress Cove Care Center in Crystal River. Private Cremation arrangements are under the care of Strickland Funeral Home with Crematory, Crystal River.Richard Mc Carthy, 82BEVERLY HILLSRichard Mac Allen Mc Carthy, 82, of Beverly Hills, Fla., died on Jan.18, 2014, at Munroe Regional Medical Center after a short illness. He was born on March3, 1931, in Milton, Mass., to Elmer S. and Blanche M. (Burke) Mc Carthy. Mac lived in East Bridgewater, Mass., in his youth and graduated from East Bridgewater High School in 1950. He served in the Air Force Military Police, stationed in England from 1950 to 1954. Mac was a retired deputy at MCI in Bridgewater for many years. He retired to Beverly Hills, Fla., in the early 1990s. He was a member of the Inverness Elks Lodge 2522, played polo as a young man, played softball with the Citrus County Senior Softball Association for many years and loved animals, caring for two horses and three cats. Mac was preceded in death by hisparents and by his wife, Rae Anderson Mc Carthy. They were married in 1953 and she passed away in May 2006. Survivors include his cousin, Marilyn B. Bouton of Kingston, N.Y.; severalsecond cousins; brother, Robert S. Mc Carthy; longtime friends, Leonard Aguiar of New Bedford, Mass. and Kenneth and Caroline Pratt of Inverness, Fla.; and many friends in Citrus County, Fla. Arrangements are entrusted to Fero Funeral Home, www.ferofuneral home.com. Crystal Short, 61HOMOSASSACrystal Jean Short, 61, of Homosassa, died Jan.5, 2014. No services will be held. Private arrangements are under the direction of Brown Funeral Home and Crematory in Lecanto.Paula Radford, 61CRYSTAL RIVERPaula D. Radford, 61, of Crystal River, died Dec.1, 2013. A celebration of remembrance will be at 4p.m. Jan.23, 2014, at First Baptist Church, 700 N. Citrus Ave., Crystal River.John Sumner, 71INVERNESSJohn Nigel Sumner, 71, Inverness, Fla., died suddenly Jan.19, 2014, while cycling in Clermont. Nigel was born in Cheadle, Cheshire, England, Feb.16, 1942, to the late John and Alice (Breeze) Sumner. He and his wife, Jill owned and operated their family hotel in Wales before moving to Inverness where they operated the Crown Hotel and Restaurant from 19902001. The Crown Jewels and beautiful staircase in the hotel lobby will always be remembered. Nigel was an avid traveler and with his wife, Jill, visited every state at least once in the continental United States. The R.V. was their home. He thoroughly enjoyed cycling and spent many hours with his wife on bicycle trails around the country. A very gregarious gentleman, he never met a stranger and could speak with anyone at a moments notice. Left to mourn his loss is his wife of 44 years, Jill (Robinson) Sumner; his two children, Simon J. Sumner and wife Erika of Orlando and Caroline J. Jenkins and husband Blake of Inverness; his sister-in-law Joy Butterworth and her husband Geoff of North Wales; and two grandchildren, Sadie Sumner and Drew Jenkins. Nigels life will be celebrated at 3p.m. Saturday, Jan.25, 2014, at the First Presbyterian Church of Inverness. Associate pastor, Denise Lay will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to First Presbyterian Church in Nigels memory. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory is assisting the family. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com. Gene Woody, 78CRYSTAL RIVERHugh Eugene Woody, 78, of Crystal River, Fla., passed away peacefully Monday, Jan.20, 2014, at Sunshine Gardens in Crystal River under the care of his family and Hospice of Citrus County. A native of North Carolina, he was born June20, 1935, to Floyd and Lelia (Cox) Woody. He graduated from Warrick High School in Newport News, Va., June of 1954. He joined the U.S. Air Force and served two years in Japan, his last tour of duty was Homestead Air Force Base in Florida. He married his wife of 54 years, Patsy Swaim, in 1959, and received his BS in mining engineering from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in January 1964. He worked for 41/2 years in phosphate mining in Polk County, he then moved to South Florida and worked for HoudailleDuval Wright, Koppers, CSR, Rinker and one year at Ocean Cay for Marcona Ocean Industries. He was an avid saltwater fisherman and spent most of his free time fishing. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Josephine in 2013. Mr. Woody is survived by his wife, Patsy (Swaim) Woody; a son, Gregory Woody of Pompano Beach; a daughter, Cynthia Lee (husband Ernest) of Crystal River; two brothers, James Woody (wife Lynn) of Spruce Pine, N.C. and Arthur Woody (wife Virginia) of Richmond, Va.; three grandchildren, Melanie, Elena and Ian Lee all of Crystal River; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting a memorial contribution to Hospice of Citrus County or Alzheimers Association. Strickland Funeral Home with crematory Crystal River, assisted the family with arrangements.Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Jude Weyrauch, 84INVERNESSJude A. Weyrauch, 84, of Inverness, Fla., passed away Monday, Jan.20, 2014, at Hospice of Citrus County in Inverness. He was born July4, 1929, in Minneapolis, Minn., to the late Arthur and Genevieve (Behles) Weyrauch. Jude was a business promoter in the finance industry, and arrived in this area in 1988, coming from Minneapolis. He attended Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Inverness, and enjoyed playing cards, checkers and other board games. Jude was preceded in death by his loving wife of 60 years, Shirley Weyrauch. His survivors include his children, Wayne Weyrauch and Theresa Hills, both of Inverness, Judy Quinn of New Hope, Minn., Jennifer Weyrauch of St. Augustine and Mary Roden of Dellrose, Tenn.; his brothers, John Weyrauch of Florida and Tom Weyrauch of Arizona; his sister, Mary Pollard of Florida; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Memorial services for Jude will be held in Minnesota at a later date. Private cremation arrange ments are under the care of the Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness. 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DUI arrests Edward Ferguson Jr., 24, of North Cortlandt Drive, Citrus Springs, at 1:39 a.m. Jan. 18, on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence. According to his arrest affidavit, Ferguson was stopped for having his door open and partially hanging out the door while in a turning lane. He was asked to perform field sobriety tests and did poorly. A test of his breath showed his blood alcohol concentration was 0.189 percent. The legal limit is 0.08 percent. Bond $500. Gary Rabenold, 59, of South Live Oak Drive, Floral City, at 8 p.m. Jan. 19 on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence. According to his arrest affidavit, Rabenold was stopped for failing to maintain a single lane of traffic on Gobbler Drive in Floral City. He was asked to perform field sobriety tests and did poorly. Rabenold refused to submit to the approved test of his breath. Bond $500.Domestic battery arrests Jeffery Shelton Jr., 22, of Dunnellon, at 1:57 a.m. Jan. 18 on an active warrant for violation of an injunction for protection against domestic violence. Bond $2,000. Johnny Wood, 39, of Hernando, at 6:10 p.m. Jan. 18 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. No bond. Tina Thompson, 43, of Crystal River, at 1:25 p.m. Jan. 19 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. No bond. Dante Alexander, 25, of Dunnellon, at 3:36 a.m. Jan. 20 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery, and a felony charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill. No bond.Other arrests Quatina Orr, 31, of South Jeffery Street, Beverly Hills, at 10 p.m. Jan. 16 on a felony charge of driving with a suspended license as a habitual offender. According to her arrest affidavit, Orr was stopped for speeding. A background check confirmed that her license had been revoked in 2011. Bond $2,000. Nicole Kyker, 29, of East Round Lake Loop, Floral City, at 7:41 p.m. Jan. 18 on a felony charge of possession with intent to sell a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a place of worship. According to her arrest affidavit, Kyker is accused of growing 13 marijuana plants. Children playing at the church next door reportedly discovered the plants, which were growing in plastic black pots placed along the wood line. Bond $10,000. Kesteen Mansfield, 52, of North Birch Terrace, Hernando, at 11:15 p.m. Jan. 18 on an active warrant for felony grand theft. Bond $2,000. Mathew Wilson, 50, of Homosassa, at 12:45 a.m. Jan. 19 on a felony charge of aggravated battery with use of a deadly weapon. Bond was denied. Katrina Snyder, 23, of Rose Avenue, Beverly Hills, at 3:14 a.m. Jan. 19 on an active warrant for two misdemeanor counts of obtaining property by means of a worthless check. According to her arrest affidavit, Synder turned herself in to the Citrus County Detention Facility. Bond $2,000. Destiny Postlethwaite, 20, of East Turkey Trail Drive, Hernando, at 12:09 p.m. Jan. 19 on a misdemeanor charge of retail petit theft. According to her arrest affidavit, she is accused of shoplifting two cartons of Newport cigarettes and 15 packs of Newport cigarettes from the Kangaroo Food Store in Hernando. Bond $250. Brenton Johnson, 21, of Southeast 18th Avenue, Ocala, at 11:20 p.m. Jan. 19 on an active warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from original charges of dealing in stolen property, and giving false information to a pawnbroker. According to his arrest affidavit, Johnson turned himself in to the Citrus County Detention Facility. Bond was denied. Kevin Miles, 36, of East Aloha Street, Inverness, at 1:36 a.m. Jan. 20 on misdemeanor charges of resisting an officer without violence and driving while license is suspended. According to his arrest affidavit, Miles was stopped for a faulty headlight. Miles could not provide a valid drivers license and reportedly gave false information regarding his birth date and his name. Bond $1,000. Brandy Risner, 28, of Northeast 45th Avenue, Ocala, at 11:04 p.m. Jan. 20 on an active Marion County warrant for a felony order to revoke bond. Bond was denied. Mark Bizzell, 50, of Lonesome Pine Road, Knoxville, Tenn., at 4 a.m. Jan. 21 on an active Broward County warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from an original charge of felony battery. He was already incarcerated in the Citrus County Detention Facility at the time of his arrest. Bond was denied. Citrus County Sheriffs OfficeBurglaries A residential burglary was reported at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, in the 9200 block of N. Elliot Way, Dunnellon. A residential burglary was reported at 3:49 p.m. Jan. 17 in the 4400 block of W. Lonely Court, Dunnellon. A residential burglary was reported at 6:43 p.m. Jan. 17 in the 8200 block of W. Bounty Court, Homosassa. A vehicle burglary was reported at 6:15 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, in the 500 block of N.W. Fern Drive, Crystal River. A residential burglary was reported at 7:52 a.m. Jan. 18 in the 1600 block of W. Beach Plum Drive, Dunnellon. A residential burglary was reported at 11:05 a.m. Jan. 18 in the 5600 block of S. Bob White Drive, Homosassa. A residential burglary was reported at 5:03 p.m. Jan. 18 at Melissa Drive, Beverly Hills. A residential burglary was reported at 5:19 p.m. Jan. 18 in the 6600 block of E. Waverly St., Inverness. A residential burglary was reported at 10:49 p.m. Jan. 18 in the 1600 block of W. Norway Lane, Lecanto. A residential burglary was reported at 12:28 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, in the 2500 block of S. Shelly Ave., Inverness. A vehicle burglary was reported at 12:42 p.m. Jan. 19 in the 10 block of Jungle Plum Court W., Homosassa. A vehicle burglary was reported at 2:34 p.m. Jan. 19 in the 60 block of Sycamore Circle, Homosassa. A residential burglary was reported at 11:21 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, in the 700 block of E. Keller Court, Hernando. A residential burglary was reported at 1:54 p.m. Jan. 20 in the 6600 block of W. Robin Lane, Homosassa.Thefts An auto theft was reported at 10:52 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, in the 100 block of N.W. U.S. 19, Crystal River. A larceny petit theft was reported at 1:50 p.m. Jan. 17 in the 2700 block of W. Rennet Court, Lecanto. A petit theft was reported at 4:41 p.m. Jan. 17 in the 2400 block of E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. An auto theft was reported at 10:12 p.m. Jan. 17 in the 7200 block of N. Glenridge Circle, Dunnellon. A petit theft was reported at 10:32 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, in the 1200 block of W. Sorrento Drive, Dunnellon. An auto theft was reported at 11:31 a.m. Jan. 18 in the 7600 block of W. Briarpatch St., Homosassa. A grand theft was reported at 1 p.m. Jan. 18 in the 2900 block of S. Circle Drive, Inverness. 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Associated PressRICHMOND, Va. Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, once viewed as a rising star in the GOP, and his wife were indicted Tuesday on federal corruption charges accusing the couple of accepting tens of thousands of dollars in loans, shopping sprees, money for their daughters wedding and even a joyride in a Ferrari from the owner of a company that makes health supplements. The 14-count indictment portrays the former governor as deeply entrenched in credit card debt even before he took office and willing to accept lavish gifts from Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams, who hoped the first couples endorsement for his products would yield big profits for his company. McDonnell appeared Tuesday night at a hastily called news conference in Richmond to strongly deny any wrongdoing and denounce what he said was an unjust overreach by federal prosecutors. I did nothing illegal for Mr. Williams in exchange for what I believed was his personal friendship and his generosity, said McDonnell, who was flanked by his wife, daughter and son-in-law as he read from prepared remarks. McDonnell vowed to use every available resource and advocate to fight the charges. While still in office, McDonnell apologized for accepting the gifts and repaid thousands to Williams. Limited to a single term by state law, McDonnell left the executive mansion earlier this month in disgrace, his approval numbers low and his political future in tatters. At one time, McDonnell had been considered a possible running mate for Mitt Romney, and the governors seat has opened the door to higher office since Thomas Jefferson held the post from 1779 to 1781. McDonnell delivered the 2010 Republican response to the State of the Union Address, and became chairman of the Republican Governors Association in 2011. Twelve of the counts are punishable by up to 20 years in prison each, and two are punishable up to 30 years. Fines can range from $250,000 to $1 million. The 43-page indictment portrays a cozy relationship between the McDonnells and Williams that began even before he took office, with many of their interactions initiated by Maureen McDonnell. In 2009, just before the governors inauguration, first lady Maureen McDonnell wrote to a senior staffer for her husband: I need answers and Bob is screaming about the thousands Im charging up in credit card debt. We are broke, have an unconscionable amount in credit card debt already, and this inaugural is killing us! Even before they took up residence in the governors mansion, Williams was offering the family money. He was known as a donor who allowed the McDonnells use of his private jet on the campaign trail. In December, he was willing to pay for an Oscar de la Renta dress that the cash-strapped first lady could wear to the inauguration. Although she was the one who asked for the dress, she later refused the offer at the staffers urging. But the partnership between Williams and the McDonnells was already underway. However, the indictment says Maureen McDonnell cut a deal with Williams about two years later: if he bought her dresses and accessories for her daughters wedding and the couples anniversary, she would make sure he had a prime seat next to her husband at a political event in New York City. Williams paid her nearly $20,000 tab at stores like Oscar de la Renta and Louis Vuitton, the indictment says. As promised, Williams was seated next to the governor at the event on April 13, 2011. The indictment also details a $50,000 loan Williams made to the McDonnells in May 2011, along with $15,000 for their daughters wedding. The money was later used to pay for catering costs for the wedding, as well as payments totaling nearly $20,000 for the familys credit cards. As the gifts piled up, the governors endorsements appear to have become more blunt. In March 2012, the governor pulled a bottle of Anatabloc from his pocket during a meeting with the secretary of administration during a discussion of reducing health care costs. He told her that he personally took the supplement, and that it worked.A8WEDNESDAY, JANUARY22, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLENATION 000H2FP 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 Any One Selling Prescription Drugs? YOU COULD RECEIVE A REWARD UP TO $ 1,000 000H5P2 Q How much damage can termites actually do? A Termites per year do more damage than all natural disasters combined. Including hurricanes, fires, floods, etc. Q Do I need a termite treatment? A A home left untreated long enough will eventually become infested. 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Dinyal New made her plea outside her home just blocks from a growing makeshift memorial of flowers and candles in a quiet neighborhood in east Oakland where her oldest son, 19-year-old Lamar Broussard, and a childhood friend were shot and killed on Sunday just three days after burying her youngest son. News youngest son, 13-year-old Lee Weathersby III, was shot about a mile away on New Years Eve. He died the next day. All my boys are gone, said New, 41, as she begged for witnesses who may know anything about the killings to contact police. Im numb. I am stunned. I am mad. I am angry and hurt, New continued. I hope that somebody please comes forward if they saw something to tell the police. No arrests have been made in the shootings, Oakland police spokeswoman Officer Johnna Watson said Tuesday. On Monday, investigators were looking into the possibility that the slayings were linked. New said Tuesday that she doesnt believe that the brothers murders are connected. They were good boys, both of them, Lee Weathersby Jr., who is Lee Weathersby IIIs father and Broussards stepfather, told the San Francisco Chronicleon Monday. Were not supposed to be burying our children. Its supposed to be the other way around. Theyre supposed to looking out for us. Lee Weathersby III, described by his mother as an avid basketball player and drummer for his school band, was shot on Dec. 31 as he walked home from a friends house after he attended a party at a nearby Boys & Girls Club. On Sunday, Broussard and his childhood buddy, Derryck Harris, 19, were killed while riding in News Audi, his mother said. She said Broussard was going to pay her cellphone bill. Bob McDonnell charged with corruption Associated PressFormer Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen McDonnell were indicted Tuesday on corruption charges after a monthslong federal investigation into gifts the Republican received from a political donor.
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YTD StocksRecap AK Steel Hold AKS2.7688.47 6.79-.22 -3.1ttt-17.2+51.1dd... AT&T Inc T33.09139.00 33.57-.13 -0.4ttt-4.5+7.0251.84f Ametek Inc AME39.33662.05 52.12+.10 +0.2stt-1.0+33.5270.24 Anheuser-Busch InBev BUD83.949106.83 103.75+2.28 +2.2srt-2.5+17.03.03e Bank of America BAC10.98017.42 17.01... ...rss+9.2+51.1170.04 Capital City Bank CCBG10.12913.08 12.66-.09 -0.7tss+7.6+8.742... CenturyLink Inc CTL29.93142.01 29.85-.15 -0.5ttt-6.3-19.0dd2.16 Citigroup C40.28855.28 51.85-.42 -0.8ttt-0.5+26.8120.04 Commnwlth REIT CWH15.78826.38 23.25-.12 -0.5ttt-0.3+52.3251.00 Disney DIS52.18976.84 74.20+.22 +0.3sst-2.9+42.8220.86f Duke Energy DUK64.16475.46 68.51+.94 +1.4stt-0.7+7.0203.12 EPR Properties EPR46.36461.18 51.22+.68 +1.3sss+4.2+14.9203.42f Exxon Mobil Corp XOM84.799101.74 98.50-.66 -0.7ttt-2.7+12.7102.52 Ford Motor F12.10818.02 16.41-.11 -0.7tss+6.4+19.0120.50f Gen Electric GE21.11828.09 26.29-.29 -1.1ttt-6.2+28.5180.88f HCAHoldings Inc HCA34.90951.76 50.00-1.41 -2.7tss+4.8+40.716... Hlth Mgmt Asc HMA9.79517.28 13.24-.09 -0.7tss+1.1+36.7cc... Home Depot HD63.82982.57 80.46-.54 -0.7ttt-2.3+26.9221.56 Intel Corp INTC20.10827.12 25.59-.26 -1.0tst-1.4+17.9140.90 IBM IBM172.574215.90 188.43-1.66 -0.9tss+0.5+0.1133.80 LKQ Corporation LKQ20.09534.32 25.94-1.99 -7.1ttt-21.2+22.926... Lowes Cos LOW35.86852.08 47.82+.21 +0.4stt-3.5+31.0230.72 McDonalds Corp MCD91.813103.70 95.08+.15 +0.2stt-2.0+6.9173.24f Microsoft Corp MSFT27.00838.98 36.17-.21 -0.6ttt-3.3+37.1131.12 Motorola Solutions MSI53.28067.67 67.11+1.01 +1.5srt-0.6+15.9171.24 NextEra Energy NEE71.35089.75 89.05+1.39 +1.6sss+4.0+27.0202.64 Penney JC Co Inc JCP6.24123.10 6.49-.03 -0.5ttt-29.1-64.1dd... Piedmont Office RT PDM14.62421.09 16.66+.16 +1.0sts+0.8-8.4300.80 Regions Fncl RF7.42010.69 10.86+.29 +2.7sss+9.8+43.2140.12 Sears Holdings Corp SHLD34.21267.50 37.85+.27 +0.7stt-22.8-17.6dd... Smucker, JM SJM88.214114.72 97.20... ...rtt-6.2+10.9182.32 Texas Instru TXN32.19044.09 43.85+.40 +0.9sst-0.1+34.3291.20 Time Warner TWX49.50870.77 64.55+.15 +0.2stt-7.4+32.7161.15 UniFirst Corp UNF79.320112.46 112.04+.36 +0.3sss+4.7+37.7190.15 Verizon Comm VZ42.34554.31 47.70-.65 -1.3ttt-2.9+19.7672.12 Vodafone Group VOD24.42039.44 39.20-.03 -0.1tst-0.3+58.71.61e WalMart Strs WMT68.13681.37 75.84-.35 -0.5ttt-3.6+13.4151.88 Walgreen Co WAG39.13962.24 58.73-.43 -0.7tss+2.2+53.3211.26 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. There was another regulatory setback for the drugmaker and its fishoil based pill Vascepa, its only product on the market. J.P. Morgan lifted its rating on the aluminum maker to overweight from neutral, and raised its price target from $9, to $15. Weak shipments in the Powder River Basin and lower production at its Mountain Laurel complex will trim fourth-quarter results. Dan Loeb revealed a new stake, saying his holding in the chemical maker is the largest investment for his hedge fund, Third Point. Higher fares and rising yield, a key measure of what each passenger pays to fly one mile, pushed profits skyward at the airline. Big gains for utility stocks helped to drive the S&P 500 index higher on Tuesday. It was the first gain for the index in the three days since it set a record high. Of the 10 sectors that make up the S&P 500, eight rose. The biggest losses came from telecoms. 25 30 $35 OJ ND Delta Air LinesDAL Close: $32.08 1.01 or 3.3% $13.16$32.65 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 17.9m (1.4x avg.) $27.45 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 13.3 0.7% 35 40 45 $50 OJ ND Dow ChemicalDOW Close: $45.93 2.86 or 6.6% $29.81$46.70 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 35.5m (4.0x avg.) $55.71 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 19.2 2.8% 3.5 4.0 4.5 $5.0 OJ ND Arch CoalACI Close: $4.18 -0.14 or -3.2% $3.47$7.95 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 6.2m (0.7x avg.) $887.33 m 52-week range PE: Yield: ... 2.9% 8 10 12 $14 OJ ND AlcoaAA Close: $12.13 0.77 or 6.8% $7.63$12.31 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 126.7m (4.8x avg.) $12.97 b 52-week range PE: Yield: ... 1.0% 1.0 1.5 2.0 $2.5 OJ ND AmarinAMRN Close: $1.73 -0.54 or -23.8% $1.36$8.98 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 20.4m (2.9x avg.) $298.71 m 52-week range PE: Yield: ... ... The yield on the 10-year Treasury rose to 2.83 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.030.03....07 6-month T-bill.060.06....09 52-wk T-bill.100.10....13 2-year T-note.380.38....25 5-year T-note1.651.63+0.02.76 10-year T-note2.832.82+0.011.84 30-year T-bond3.743.75-0.013.03 NET 1YR BONDS YEST PVS CHG AGO Barclays LongT-BdIdx3.553.56-0.012.62 Bond Buyer Muni Idx4.944.95-0.013.95 Barclays USAggregate2.402.41-0.011.82 Barclays US High Yield5.385.40-0.025.72 Moodys AAACorp Idx4.474.48-0.013.79 Barclays CompT-BdIdx1.831.83...1.05 Barclays US Corp3.163.17-0.012.76 YEST 6 MO AGO 1 YR AGO Commodities Natural gas jumped to its highest price of the year on expectations that cold temperatures will lead to greater demand. Crude oil also rose, while gold fell.Crude Oil (bbl)94.9994.37+0.66-3.5 Ethanol (gal)1.881.89-0.26-1.6 Heating Oil (gal)3.013.02-0.30-2.0 Natural Gas (mm btu)4.434.33+2.43+4.8 Unleaded Gas (gal)2.622.62+0.01-5.9 FUELS CLOSEPVS. %CHG%YTD Gold (oz) 1242.301251.70-0.75+3.4 Silver (oz) 19.8420.27-2.12+2.6 Platinum (oz)1452.001452.60-0.04+5.9 Copper (lb) 3.393.38+0.38-1.5 Palladium (oz)747.15747.65-0.07+4.2 METALS CLOSEPVS. %CHG%YTD Cattle (lb) 1.421.40+0.86+5.2 Coffee (lb) 1.161.17-0.81+5.0 Corn (bu) 4.254.24+0.24+0.7 Cotton (lb) 0.880.87+1.53+4.1 Lumber (1,000 bd ft)366.40369.80-0.92+1.8 Orange Juice (lb)1.431.42+1.09+5.1 Soybeans (bu)12.8113.17-2.73-2.4 Wheat (bu) 5.625.64-0.22-7.1 AGRICULTURE CLOSE PVS. %CHG%YTD American Funds BalAm 24.41+.06 0.0+17.9+12.4+15.7 CapIncBuAm 58.26+.16 -0.5+12.2+9.4+12.7 CpWldGrIAm 45.48+.17 +0.4+21.6+10.8+16.5 EurPacGrAm 49.27+.12 +0.4+17.8+7.4+15.4 FnInvAm 51.85+.17 -0.2+25.9+14.2+19.5 GrthAmAm 43.47+.29 +1.1+30.1+15.3+19.8 IncAmerAm 20.68+.05 +0.1+15.5+11.4+15.6 InvCoAmAm 36.65+.18 -0.1+27.1+13.8+17.5 NewPerspAm 37.68+.19 +0.3+23.1+12.3+18.6 WAMutInvAm 39.29+.13 -0.4+26.9+15.9+18.3 Dodge & Cox IntlStk 43.19... +0.3+22.1+8.4+19.1 Stock 168.53+.43 -0.2+33.6+16.6+21.3 Fidelity Contra 96.65+.45 +0.5+30.5+16.0+20.3 LowPriStk d 49.28+.12 -0.4+28.9+16.3+23.0 Fidelity Spartan 500IdxAdvtg 65.37+.18 -0.2+26.7+15.2+19.6 FrankTemp-Franklin Income C m 2.45... +0.4+11.5+8.9+15.5 IncomeAm 2.43+.01 +0.9+12.1+9.6+16.1 FrankTemp-Templeton GlBondAm 13.04-.03 -0.5+0.7+5.1+8.8 Harbor IntlInstl 71.08+.36 +0.1+14.9+7.6+17.4 Oakmark Intl I 26.50+.09 +0.7+24.4+12.1+24.3 T Rowe Price EqtyInc 32.70+.05 -0.4+23.8+13.6+19.1 GrowStk 53.35+.42 +1.5+36.3+18.2+23.6 Vanguard 500Adml 170.06+.48 -0.2+26.7+15.3+19.6 500Inv 170.05+.47 -0.2+26.5+15.1+19.4 MuIntAdml 13.88... +1.4-0.9+5.4+4.8 PrmcpAdml 97.34+.52 +1.7+35.9+16.5+20.5 STGradeAd 10.72-.01 +0.3+1.3+2.6+5.1 Tgtet2025 15.79+.03 +0.3+15.3+9.8+15.1 TotBdAdml 10.64-.01 +0.9-1.0+3.5+4.6 TotIntl 16.69+.06 -0.4+11.7+4.7+14.6 TotStIAdm 46.75+.15 +0.1+28.0+15.6+20.5 TotStIdx 46.73+.15 +0.1+27.8+15.5+20.4 Welltn 38.11+.08 +0.4+16.5+11.3+14.9 WelltnAdm 65.82+.13 +0.4+16.6+11.4+15.0 WndsIIAdm 64.99+.20 -0.4+25.4+14.9+18.7 TOTALRETURN FAMILYFUND NAV CHG YTD 1YR 3YR* 5YR*MutualFunds* Annualized; d Deferred sales charge, or redemption fee. m Multiple fees are charged, usually a marketing fee and either a sales or redemption fee. x fund paid a distribution during the week. Interestrates Mixed earnings hold back US stocks Associated PressNEW YORK The Standard & Poors 500 index logged a small gain Tuesday on a mixed day for the stock market. Health-care giant Johnson & Johnson slipped after it warned that pressure to keep prices low would likely mean slightly lower profits than forecast. Delta Air Lines gained after reporting a betterthan-expected profit in the fourth quarter as fares and traffic rose. Company earnings were the main focus for investors Tuesday as there were no major economic releases. So far, the stock market has failed to get a big lift from earnings reports and investors appear to be assessing the results more critically than they did a year ago. Earnings are coming in and, candidly, were getting a mixture picture for the fourth quarter so far, said Jim Russell, an investment director at U.S. Bank. The Standard & Poors 500 rose 5.10 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,843.80. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 44.12 points, or 0.3 percent, to 16,414.44. The Nasdaq composite edged up 28.18 points, or 0.7 percent, to 4,225.76. J&J, one of the 30 members of the Dow, slipped $1.03, or 1.1 percent, to $94.03, helping pull the index lower. Another Dow component, Verizon Communications, fell after reporting its own earnings. Among the days winners were Dow Chemical and Alcoa. Dow Chemical rose $2.86, or 6.6 percent, to $45.93 after hedge fund Third Point LLC said Tuesday that it has acquired a significant stake in the company and wants it to spin off its petrochemicals division. Alcoa surged 77 cents, or 6.8 percent, to $12.13 after analysts at JPMorgan raised their price target for the stock, predicting Alcoa will benefit from tightening aluminum markets. After surging almost 30 percent last year, stocks are starting the year in a more subdued fashion. The S&P 500 is down 0.3 percent for the year. Blackberry says it will sell Canadian real estateBlackberry plans to sell most of its Canadian real estate holdings as it works to shore up its business under new management. The troubled smartphone maker said it plans to sell most of its commercial real estate holdings through sale-leaseback and vacant asset sales. But it says it remains committed to Waterloo, Ontario, as its headquarters. BlackBerry pioneered the smartphone in 1999 and dominated for years but since the late 2000s the company has been hammered by competition from the iPhone as well as Android-based rivals. Under new CEO John Chen, BlackBerry has been working to turn around its business. Last month, the company entered into a fiveyear partnership with a Taiwanese company in an agreement that will offload much of BlackBerrys manufacturing costs.Verizon buys Intel unit, preps mobile TV serviceLOS ANGELES Someday, the full lineup of channels from Verizons FiOS TV service may be available on your phone. Thats the vision outlined Tuesday after telecommunications giant Verizon Communications Inc. announced that its buying Intel Media, a division of Intel Corp. thats been preparing to launch a service that streams TV channels over the Internet. Verizon said the acquisition will help it accelerate the development of a next-generation video services based on Internet protocols and reduce the cost of building its own. Currently, Verizon FiOS video subscribers can stream some live channels over mobile devices, but the selection is limited and most channels cant be viewed outside the home.Airplane-maker to lay off 550 US employees, contractorsWICHITA, Kan. Airplane-maker Bombardier announced Tuesday it plans a workforce reduction of about 1,700 employees and contractors at its facilities in the United States and Canada. That number includes 550 people in the companys Learjet facility in Wichita. The Wichita cuts include 200 contractors who left the company in December after their contracts expired and were not renewed, said company spokeswoman Annie Cossette. Cossette would not reveal how many of the remaining affected workers involved full-time Bombardier employees or company contractors, or when the layoffs are expected to begin. The Montreal-based company said the U.S. workforce reduction will take place at its Wichita Learjet plant and its effects will be felt across all the Learjet programs. The layoffs include both union and non-union workers in assembly, manufacturing, engineering, sales and aftermarket programs. The machinists union said 150 to 160 employees represented by its bargaining unit in Wichita are expected to lose their jobs.Yellen favors gender-neutral title of Fed chairWASHINGTON Janet Yellen will make one small but symbolic change when she takes over the leadership of the Federal Reserve on Feb. 1: Her title. Yellen has decided to use the genderneutral title of chair, rather than chairman or chairwoman, when she becomes the first woman to lead the Fed in its 100-year history. Her preference will be Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen. Her decision is consistent with the title she used in the Feds No. 2 job, when she was referred to as Fed Vice Chair Janet Yellen. Alice Rivlin, the first woman to serve in the No. 2 post at the Fed, also preferred the gender-neutral title of vice chair.Proposed supermarket wine deal draws criticismNASHVILLE, Tenn. A proposed deal to allow supermarket wine sales in Tennessee is drawing criticism for trying to exclude big box retailers and convenience stores. Liquor industry lobbyists this year have for the first time engaged in serious negotiations with leaders of both chambers of the General Assembly about the perennial effort to uncork wine sales in grocery stores. The Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association wants the measure to set a minimum share of grocery sales to qualify for a wine license. That would exclude many large stores such as Walmart and Target, along with most convenience stores and gas station shops from the measure. From wire reports Business HIGHLIGHTS Associated PressTrader Peter Tuchman works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Black media seek part of court-ordered tobacco ads Associated PressRICHMOND, Va. Black media outlets want the nations tobacco companies to run courtordered advertisements in their publications as part of a lawsuit charging that the industry lied about the dangers of smoking. In a brief in the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., ahead of a Wednesday hearing in the case, the National Newspaper Publishers Association and National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters argued that the ads should be disseminated through their outlets because the black community has been disproportionally targeted by tobacco companies and harmed by smoking. The groups are asking the court to consider adding its outlets to the list of newspapers, TV stations and websites where the socalled corrective statements are to be published. The statements also are to accompany cigarette packages. The statements are part of a case the government brought in 1999 under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations. U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler ruled in that case in 2006 that the nations largest cigarette makers concealed the dangers of smoking for decades and ordered them to pay for corrective statements. The companies involved in the case include Richmond, Va.-based Altria Group Inc., owner of the biggest U.S. tobacco company, Philip Morris USA; No. 2 cigarette maker, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., owned by Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Reynolds American Inc.; and No. 3 cigarette maker Lorillard Inc., based in Greensboro, N.C. The tobacco companies and the federal government reached an agreement last week on the details of publishing those statements. The court must still approve the agreement, which was signed off on by several public health groups that intervened in the case, including the National African American Tobacco Prevention Network. Under the agreement with the Justice Department, each of the companies must publish full-page ads in the Sunday editions of 35 newspapers and on the newspapers websites, as well as air prime-time TV spots on CBS, ABC or NBC five times per week for a year. The companies also must publish the statements on their websites and affix them to a certain number of cigarette packs three times per year for two years.
Page A10WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014 Laws are for allWhat do stop signs mean? Stop signs are on the bike trail, on North Apopka, and all intersections on the trail, and all throughout downtown Inverness. The flashers on North Apopka by the bike trail, I feel they mean slow down and be watchful of walkers, joggers and bikers. But they do not mean stop, unless someone may be directly in front of you thats a given. The bikers and walkers rarely stop and look. They just assume youre going to stop. While driving, I have seen bikers, while I pull up and stop, pass me and go right on through the downtown intersections. Do the laws only pertain to the automobile driver? Do the bikers and walkers have no rules or laws to follow? Last week when coming home from work as I approached the bike/walking trail, the lights came on and a young gal was 25 feet to 30 feet away. I was going slow; as we approached, she came right out into the street without stopping like she owned the road, and her language was anything but appropriate. She had a mouth that would make a factory worker blush, cussing me out for not stopping. Now, is that stop sign on each side of the road just for looks and are all the bikers, walkers and joggers exempt? So many bikers are not following the rules of the road and someone is going to get hurt, and you know its not going to be the car. Thanks for letting me vent. I also use the bike trail and I stop and get off my bike at stop signs. Inverness is a beautiful town, but could be safer if everyone followed the rules. Thank you.Gerri Harnish Inverness Editors note: Paul Hebert, a snowbird visiting Citrus County, is sharing his letters to family and friends with the Chronicle in the blog section of chronicle online.com. This entry is from his 12th day in Citrus. Beer, bingo and a new buddy named Rusty highlighted yesterdays activities. At the VFW, Rusty instructed me on the fine art of bingo. I cant believe I had never played it before. I always intended and wanted to, but never got around to it. Yesterday, all the numbers aligned, so poof, I got to remove one more item from my bucket list, lifes ultimate to-do list. Next up is learning to play bridge and to speak Spanish fluently, though not necessarily to play bridge in Spanish. The competition seemed friendly enough. Rusty (anyone named Rusty is a good guy) got me all set up, and even insisted I sit in his lucky chair, providing the best angle to see the board. Of course being a first-time FNG, watching the board during the game was not something I could even dare try. My head was buried deep on the cards, with eyes fixed like someone watching the CNBC stock quotes as they stream along the bottom of the screen, while at the same time trying to catch what theyre showing in other parts of the screen. I had my hands (and eyes) full, working at max capacity, barely keeping up as the numbers got rapidly fired off. A clown waving $100 bills could have walked by and I wouldnt have seen him. But the clown wouldnt have stood very long. He would have been placed into a seat, propped with a dauber, and sold all the beer and bingo cards his money could buy. We had our dollars, daubers, and Millers, all ready to play. I had even wiped the spilt beer from my table so it wouldnt soak my bingo card. Everyones ready, and everyones a winner. If anyone ever uses that slogan, please donate my royalty checks to the VFW. Frankly, it sounds like an Ed McMahon sweepstakes pitch, or perhaps a T-ball coachs line as hes handing out trophies to the teams 6-year-olds. Well, wouldnt you know it, I got bingo (bingoed?) on the first card. I meekly called out bingo, surprised that I had four squares clumped together in the lower left-hand corner. A half second later, I heard a lady a table away say bingo, but she said hers in capital letters, with a loud, authoritarian voice, like someone who meant it. They split the pot between us. I didnt ask and still dont know if they split it because they werent sure which of us called bingo first, or if they always split it among everyone who gets bingo in the first group, like in the peloton in the Tour de France where all cyclists coming in as a group even if theyre many seconds apart get the exact same time. But it doesnt matter. I got that monkey off my back right off the bat. No shutout for me on my virgin dab on the field of fast numbers. But I was hooked. Like a golfer after the perfect drive or the shopper who finds an incredible bargain, my brain had released trillions of endorphin hook cells, whose job it was to multiply and create even more hook cells. Not knowing much brain chemistry, be advised that last statement may or may not be scientifically accurate. The second game gut-punched me; someone else called bingo. I kept looking at my card, hoping Id find the magic last number to catapult me back to the peloton winners circle. No such luck. Hey, wait, Im only one number away! You cant stop now. I won the third game. But my Bingo! was dampened somewhat in feeling conflicted over two potentially bad outcomes. First, what if I had marked the numbers wrong? They stop the game at Bingo! to confirm the numbers on your card were actually called. Two wins in three cards? Surely I had screwed something up. I could see the looks of disgust if I had marked phantom non-called numbers. Who brought that guy? Do that again and well pour beer on your bingo card. Go play bridge. Bad outcome possibility No. 2 was that I had marked everything right and actually won. Then everyone would hate me, scorn Rusty for his entire life for bringing me, maybe suspect I was a ringer, a bingo-shark, playing the doofus, but then winning all the time. All I could think about was the movie Rounders, where Matt Damon and Edward Norton hustle some cops in a poker game. In the end they lost their winnings and got beaten to a pulp. Granted, that was a movie, with stakes higher than our bingo game, but still, you never know. No good outcome in this Hobbesian bingo choice, I decided to take my winnings (someones got to do it) and hope theyd promptly start the next game. I had to leave early, not sure if that was a good thing, a bad thing or neither. Is it polite bingo etiquette to leave after youve won, or are you obligated to stay until youve lost it all back? Are the other players thinking: Good riddance, we dont want him around here anymore, or Hey jerk, you have to stay and let us win our money back? Or maybe, Someone get me another beer. A second poof off my bucket list: Blogging. The local paper, the Citrus County Chronicle, has set up a blog for my letters on their online site. We all took a stroll on the Withlacoochee. Buster saw some cows, awfully loud ones, fenced in right up against the trail. He studied them carefully before choosing flight over fight. These jacks are smart dogs. Having a wonderful time; wish you were here.PaulPaul Herbert is visiting Citrus County for the month of January, possibly longer if things work out. He hopes this is his first of many winter trips here from his home in northern Virginia. Paul is the author of God Knows All Your Names, The Jefferson Hotel: The History of a Richmond Landmark, and Elinor Fry: A Legacy of Dance in Richmond. He can be reached at jeffersonhotelbook @yahoo.com. The greenhorn is the ultimate victor in everything; it is he that gets the most out of life.G.K. Chesterton, A Shilling for My Thoughts, 1916 Take your bingo dauber to the bridge table 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 ........................citizen memberBrad Bautista ....................................copy chiefLogan Mosby ..............................features editor Hospital will find Priselac difficult to replace Citrus County Hospital Board (CCHB) member Robert Priselac submitted his resignation days after the CCHB finally cosigned a letter of agreement with the Citrus Memorial Hospital Board to lease the hospital to Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), the winning bidder in a monthslong process. Were sorry to see Priselac step away from CMH business. He brought a lot to the table, including the calm and logical thinking won through many years in the health care industry. Prior to his appointment as a CCHB trustee, Priselac was a nonvoting advisor to the CMH Foundation board, so he could truly say he saw both sides of things. Priselac spent much of his career in the health care industry. His positions included CEO/president, chief operating officer, vice president of finance and risk manager, according to his bio on the CCHBs website. It continues: He has overseen the construction of a new hospital and collaborated with hospital/physician joint ventures. Notably, he took the lead in the merger of two financially distressed hospitals, resulting in reduced district taxes without compromising service levels. Thats good experience to have on a hospital board. However, Priselac also was the lone dissenting voice on recent major decisions. He ended up being the only CCHB member steadfastly in favor of a sale of the hospital to HCA, an opinion widely shared by community members. Priselac favored the solution that would do away with the CCHB, and along with it the authority to levy taxes. As he said in his resignation letter, I cannot support a tax that is not needed. Serving on CMHs foundation and hospital boards is a volunteer job, one thats particularly thankless when things get seriously contentious. We appreciate the service that members of both boards have contributed. Robert Priselac brought diversity of opinion and educated questions to the hospital governance discussions, and thats a good thing. Its healthy to talk over differences of opinion, respectfully, in pursuit of a common goal. Were sorry to see him go. THE ISSUE:Robert Priselac resigns from the Citrus County Hospital Board.OUR OPINION:The board is losing a calm, experienced voice. OPINIONS INVITED The opinions expressed in Chronicle editorials are the opinions of the newspapers editorial board.Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board. Persons wishing to address the editorial board should call 352563-5660.All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via email. Names and hometowns will be printed; phone numbers will not be published or given out.We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste.Letters must be no longer than 600 words, and writers will be limited to four letters per month. SEND LETTERS TO: The Editor, 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429. Or, fax to 352-563-3280, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org .LETTERto the Editor People firstId like to say to Mr. JJ Kenney: Hey, how about building a homeless shelter for these homeless people living in the woods? Theres women out there with little kids and families that dont have jobs no more. Lets put a homeless shelter up. And now the county commissioners want to buy some property over there for $400,000-some-odd? Lets take that money and have a homeless shelter built so these people can get out of the woods. I mean Im a veteran too just like you there, buddy. Lets put the money where its supposed to be.Yes, we canI just returned from up North, visiting for the holidays, and my neighbor had told me that there was a new dental clinic in Homosassa. Could you please re-put in the name and the address and the phone number of the new dental clinic? I do have dental problems and it would be a big help if you would just put that back in the Sound Off. Editors note:The Samaritan Dental and Medical Clinic is at 9020 W. Atlas Drive, Homosassa. For information contact Nature Coast Ministries at 352-5631860.Thanks for all the helpOn Jan. 1, I had a nasty fall in the rain on Main Street near Walgreens. I would like to thank the kind people who stopped to help me. I didnt get any of their names, but they were angels. There was a man who gave me his umbrella, a nice lady who called 911. There was a couple of sheriffs (deputies) that helped out, medical examiner stopped, too. Three EMS guys picked me up and bandaged my knee. I just want to say thank you to them all. Happy New Year!Wheres the grub?Ive been wondering whats going on with the restaurant at the corner of (State Road) 44 and (County Road) 486, Scallywags. They were supposed to reopen. Does anybody have any information on that?Private means privateI live in the Hilltop area and for some reason, people think they can jump over fences and everything going over there to Walmart because you have an empty lot behind you. And they better watch it because I put up Private property, and Im going to call the law on them if I catch them out there. THE CHRONICLEinvites you to call Sound Off with your opinions about local or statewide subjects. You do not need to leave your name, and have less than a minute to record. COMMENTSwill be edited for length, libel, personal or political attacks and good taste. Editors will cut libelous material. OPINIONS expressed are purely those of the callers. SOUND OFFCALL563-0579 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE KEY LOSS Paul HebertGUEST COLUMN
Better way to run Chassahowitzka campgroundI am a resident of Chaz and I do not wish to take advantage of the citizens of Citrus County, and I dont think I should have to do menial labor to use a county facility. As for parking my vehicle elsewhere, we are pretty tired after a day on the water, and I find that I am too tired to go and fetch my vehicle more than a mile away. I dont mind paying a fee. I would just like it to be reasonable, comparable to other counties, and include the weekends like other counties after all, this is a county ramp, not a private one, though the county leases the parking lot to the Moores. The other counties surrounding us allow their citizens to purchase a reasonable yearly parking pass equal to 10 to 15 visits, which would be $70 to $105 dollars per year at Chaz. I am not asking this just for Chaz residents but for all citizens of Citrus County. The Moores act like we would be there every day; with the price of gas, we are lucky to be able to go twice a month, and even if it wasnt so expensive we wouldnt be going out all the time. Their spots would not be taken up and having a pass does not guarantee you a space, it just means you have already paid. I understand that the county was having financial problems, but this is the only ramp in the county where they charge for parking. The county spent a lot of money right before they leased the campground and parking lot to the Moores, more than $250,000 for a new bathroom and laundry for the campground. For not having money to run Chaz, this seems like an awful lot to spend just to lease it out to someone for basically nothing; the Moores lease is for only $100 a month, which is a small amount. The parking fee was raised just before they leased it. People have brought up to the county other ways they could have saved money at the campground without leaving it to a private entity, or at least just leased the campground out and not the parking lot since the only ones who use it are the boaters. Some of the ways they could have saved money were: closing the store, and then they wouldnt have needed all those employees at the store; they could have used a central meter to collect fees, with one person to collect from the meter and check the parking lot once in a while. Other counties use this method with success. True, the meters are pricey, but that would have been a one-time price and the one person to collect could have been from the campground and would have been cheaper than paying four peoples salaries and benefits. One year alone would have paid for the central meter.Teresa Weimar ChassahowitzkaPutting Christmas in historical perspectiveI agree with the recent letter by John McFadden, titled Take it on faith, that was written in response to a previous letter from Louis Pulgrano. McFadden said So what? The subject was the greeting Merry Christmas. Several years ago, the suggestion was to change the greeting to Happy holidays because not everyone was Christian. There are many Jewish people, agnostics and atheists, for whom the greeting Merry Christmas was inappropriate. I have also seen signs on home lawns that said, Keep Christ in Christmas. Isnt it wonderful that we live in a country where we can express such different views? History was not my favorite subject in school, but it is often very important to get a historical perspective. First, the Bible has no mention of Christmas as the birthday of Jesus. Second, it was not until the year 534 A.D. that Christmas was recognized as an official holy day by the Roman state. The original meaning of Christmas was a special church service, or Mass, to celebrate the birth of Christ Christ Mass. Third, the middle of winter has long been a time of celebration around the world. Centuries before the arrival of Jesus, early Europeans celebrated light and birth in the darkest days of winter. Many peoples rejoiced during the winter solstice, when they could look forward to longer days and extended hours of sunlight. Many traditions that are around today have their roots in pre-Christian winter festivals. These include the importance of candles and decorations made from evergreen bushes and trees, symbolizing everlasting light and life. In Roman times, a mid-winter festival was held. This was a relaxing time with a lot of parties and merry-making. It was also common to give other people small gifts, such as dolls for children and candles for adults. In Germany, people honored the pagan god Odin during the mid-winter holiday. Germans were terrified of Odin, as they believed he made nocturnal flights through the sky to observe his people, and then decide who would prosper or perish. Because of his presence, many people chose to stay inside. In Scandinavia, a festival called Yule lasting up to 12 days was held in late December and early January. In this time, people burned logs and held parties. All of these customs have influenced how Christmas day is celebrated today in the United States. During the Reformation and up until the middle of the 1800s, Christmas was often not celebrated because partying and merry-making was seen as un-Christian. In 1870, Dec. 25 was declared a federal holiday in the United States. Our personal history influences how we celebrate Christmas. My family likes to be together at this time and we travel to another city and state to be together. We no longer give gifts. Just being together is gift enough. The Rev. Mary Louise DeWolf Crystal RiverWhats the buzz?David Brooks made good points in his column regarding weed in the Sunday Times, but he overlooked a couple points that should be addressed. First of all, once the government accepts marijuana as an aid to health care, it will soon be covered under the government-controlled health care system. And we all know about the endless fraud and waste in government programs, so before long healthy non-users will be paying for the fraudulent dopers marijuana. The doper gets the high and we get the bill. That alone negates the phony comparison to alcohol. The second point has to do with the motivation behind legalizing weed. What if, hypothetically, one of the big pharma companies came up with a pill that had the same medicinal advantage as marijuana, but with none of the desired and undesired side effects as marijuana? In other words, without the buzz. Do you think for one moment the activists would stop pushing for the legalization of marijuana? Not for a minute. The activists are in it for the buzz and/or the money. The families of those who need the medicinal value would surely opt for the pill.Sam Nall HomosassaOPINIONCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEWEDNESDAY, JANUARY22, 2014 A11 000H6TX 000H4H8 Now You Can Your Home With This Laminate! 6 Colors Lifetime Residential Warranty (includes topical water damage) sq. ft. Installation Available Family Owned and Operated 6546 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy., Crystal River 352-564-2772 Open: M-F 9am-5-pm Sat. 10am-2pm Wed like to thank our customers for their support in 2013 Expires 2/28/14 We specialize in handicap bathrooms. Turn your tub into a fabulous shower w/support bars! LETTERSto the Editor
Applause Associated PressNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and his wife, Mary Pat, applaud Tuesday at the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, N.J., during a prayer service in celebration of his inauguration. Psych screening for women held in kids deathsROCKVILLE, Md. Two Maryland woman who police said killed two children while performing what they thought was an exorcism are remaining held without bond and will have psychiatric evaluations to determine if theyre competent for trial. Zakieya Latrice Avery and Monifa Denise Sanford appeared via videoconference for their first court appearance Tuesday. The women are charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing deaths of two of Averys children, ages 1 and 2. Police said two other children were found injured at Averys Germantown home. Prosecutors said the women have told investigators that they thought they were conducting an exorcism and believed that evil spirits were moving between their bodies.1 dead in Purdue shooting; suspect in custodyWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. A man opened fire Tuesday inside a basement classroom at Purdue University, killing one person and prompting officials to send a text alert to students telling them to seek shelter, police and the university said. The suspect, who is believed to have targeted the man who was shot, surrendered to a police officer within minutes of the attack at the Electrical Engineering Building, Purdue Police Chief John Cox said. The identities of the suspect and victim were not immediately confirmed. Cox said the suspect entered the Electrical Engineering Building, took the actions that he took and immediately left the facility without any other interaction that were aware of. Cox said the suspect wasnt immediately cooperating with investigators. He said some people witnessed the shooting, but he didnt specify whether the attack happened during a class.Jelly doughnut rock on Mars suddenly appearsPASADENA, Calif. NASA scientists are intrigued by a Martian rock resembling a jelly doughnut that seemed to appear out of nowhere. The Opportunity rover earlier this month took an image of the rock, which was white around the outside and dark red in the middle. It was not present in earlier images of the same spot. Chief scientist Steve Squyres has a likely explanation. He said in a presentation last week that one of Opportunitys wheels probably kicked up the rock, which then slid into its field of view. Early testing of the jelly part of the rock revealed characteristics unlike any other rock the rover has discovered during its decade on Mars. The rock is high in sulfur and magnesium, and scientists are still trying to figure out why. From wire reports Nation BRIEFS NATION& WORLD Page A12WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Lenin Associated PressA Russian Communist supporter holds a portrait of the Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin as he and others visit the Mausoleum during Lenins 90th death anniversary Tuesday at Moscow's Red Square in Russia. New video of Toronto mayor emergesTORONTO A new video of Mayor Rob Ford emerged Tuesday that shows him swearing and slurring his words while apparently trying to imitate a Jamaican accent. In the video posted on YouTube, Ford is shown in a fast food restaurant rambling and talking about police surveillance and calling police chief Bill Blair a derogatory name. Ford, who said in November that he quit drinking, said outside his office Tuesday that he drank on Monday night a little bit and acknowledged it was him in the video. When asked if he also did drugs, Ford said no. I was with some friends and what I do in my personal life with my personal friends, thats up to me, Ford said. It really has nothing to do with you guys. Ford said he did not think the language he used was offensive or discriminatory. Its how I speak with some of my friends, he said. The video is titled New Video of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Drunk, Swearing in Jamaican Patois? Bumbaclot. Ford said in November that he was finished with drinking alcohol after having a come to Jesus moment. Ford vowed in November that the public would never see a tape of him intoxicated again. He put his name on the ballot to run for another term earlier this month. Ford acknowledged last year that he smoked crack in one of my drunken stupors after police said they obtained a copy of a tape that appears to show him smoking crack. He refused to resign.Pakistani air force pounds militant hide-outsISLAMABAD The Pakistani air force pounded militant hide-outs near the Afghan border on Tuesday, killing dozens of people following deadly bombings against security forces in recent days. Elsewhere, a roadside bomb killed 20 Shiite pilgrims in a separatist province, and gunmen opened fire on workers administering polio vaccinations, killing three people. The Pakistani government has come under heavy pressure to aggressively tackle a surge in militant violence instead of solely relying on efforts to start peace talks with the Taliban-led insurgents. The airstrikes in North Waziristan came after the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for a bomb that killed 26 soldiers Sunday when it tore through a military convoy inside an army compound in the nearby Bannu area. A suicide bomber also killed 13 people, including eight security personnel, Monday in the garrison city of Rawalpindi, near the capital of Islamabad. World BRIEFS From wire reports Black widows threaten Olympics Associated PressMOSCOW The search for three women suspected of planning terrorist attacks at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics has raised one of Russias most feared specters the female suicide bombers known as black widows. For more than a decade, women have committed many of Russias worst terror attacks, downing airliners, blowing up subway cars and killing people going to a rock concert. The term black widow refers to the belief that these women took the desperate step of becoming suicide bombers in order to avenge husbands or male relatives killed in Russias long fight against Islamic militants in the Caucasus region. Russian police leaflets circulating in the Olympic host city of Sochi said that one of the women suspected of planning an attack at the Winter Olympics is the widow of a militant. But there have been cases where the bombers husbands were alive at the time of their attacks, and one failed bomber said it was shame and a lack of money that drove her to terrorism. One of the earliest attacks to draw attention to female terrorists was the 2002 mass hostage-taking at a Moscow theater by Chechen militants 19 of the 41 attackers were women. The crisis ended with Russian forces pumping narcotic gas into the theater, killing all the attackers and at least 118 of the approximately 850 hostages. Police footage after the raid showed some of the women dead in theater seats with explosives attached to their bodies. Associated PressCHICAGO Top leaders at the Archdiocese of Chicago helped hide the sexual abuse of children as they struggled to contain a growing crisis, according to thousands of pages of internal documents that raise new questions about how Cardinal Francis George handled the allegations even after the church adopted reforms. The documents, released through settlements between attorneys for the archdiocese and victims, describe how priests for decades were moved from parish to parish while the archdiocese hid the clerics histories from the public, often with the approval of the late Cardinals John Cody and Joseph Bernardin. Although the abuse documented in the files occurred before George became archbishop in 1997, many victims did not come forward until after he was appointed and after U.S. bishops pledged in 2002 to keep all accused priests out of ministry. George delayed removing the Rev. Joseph R. Bennett, despite learning that the priest had been accused of sexually abusing girls and boys decades earlier. Even the board the cardinal appointed to help him evaluate abuse claims advised George that Bennett should be removed. I realize this creates a rather awkward situation, but I believe I need to reflect on this matter further, George wrote in a Nov. 7, 2005, letter to an archdiocese child protection official. Also against the advice of his board, George had Bennett monitored by another priest who was a friend and who vacationed with Bennett. Allegations against Bennett continued well after 2002. He has denied any wrongdoing in his communications with the archdiocese, but was forced out of ministry on Feb. 3, 2006, according to the newly public documents. George tried to get another priest, Norbert Maday, released early from a Wisconsin prison, where he was serving time after a 1994 conviction for molesting two boys, documents show. He also has apologized for how he handled allegations against former priest Daniel McCormack, who pleaded guilty in 2007 to abusing five children and whose case prompted an internal investigation of how the archdiocese responds to abuse claims. The issue is not when the abuse happened; the issue is what they did once it was reported, said Chicago attorney Marc Pearlman, who has represented about 200 victims of clergy abuse in the Chicago area. While disturbing stories of clergy sexual abuse have wrenched the Roman Catholic Church across the globe, the newly released documents offer the broadest look yet into how one of its largest and most prominent American dioceses responded to the scandal, even years after the abuse occurred. The documents, posted online Tuesday by victims attorneys, cover only 30 of the at least 65 clergy for whom the archdiocese says it has substantiated claims of child abuse. Vatican documents related to the 30 cases were not included, under the negotiated terms of the disclosure. Victims attorneys say theyre working to get files on the other 35 priests. The files are being released as George, a 77-year-old cancer survivor, awaits permission from Pope Francis to retire. Naming a successor for George will be the popes first major appointment in the U.S. church. Associated PressAngel Santiago, a victim of abuse by a priest, talks Tuesday during a news conference in Chicago about the release of files on Catholic priests credibly accused of sexually abusing minors in the Archdiocese of Chicago. Snowstorm socks Northeast Associated PressPHILADELPHIA A swirling storm with the potential for more than a foot of snow clobbered the midAtlantic and the urban Northeast on Tuesday, grounding thousands of flights, closing government offices in the nations capital and making a mess of the evening commute. The storm stretched 1,000 miles between Kentucky and Massachusetts but hit especially hard along the heavily populated Interstate 95 corridor between Philadelphia and Boston, creating a perilous ride home for millions of motorists. The snow came down harder and faster than many people expected. Forecasters said some places could get 1 to 2 inches an hour, with wind gusts up to 50 mph. A blizzard warning was posted for parts of Massachusetts, including Cape Cod. Late in the afternoon, highways in the New York City metropolitan area were jammed, and blowing snow tripled or even quadrupled drive times. I just want to get to the Bronx, motorist Peter Neuwens lamented. Its a big place. Why cant I get there? In Jersey City, N.J., Stanley Gaines, wearing just a thin jacket and huddling beneath an overhang as snow stung his face, said he had been stuck for more than an hour waiting for a ride home from his appointment at a Veterans Affairs clinic. The storm was blamed for at least one death in Maryland after a car fishtailed into the path of a tractor-trailer on a snowcovered road about 50 miles northwest of Baltimore. The cars driver was thrown from the vehicle. Forecasters said the storm could bring 10 to 14 inches of snow to Philadelphia and southern New England and up to a foot in New York City, to be followed by bitter cold as arctic air from Canada streams in. Washington was expecting 4 to 8 inches. Associated PressCommuters wait Tuesday for a bus during a winter snowstorm in Philadelphia. A storm is sweeping across the Mid-Atlantic and New England. Chicago archdiocese hid decades of child sex abuse
NBA, NHL/ B2 College basketball/ B2 Scoreboard/B3 Sports briefs/ B3 TV, lottery/B3 Golf/B4 Tennis/B4 Magic try to cut down Nets in Eastern Conference clash./ B2 SPORTSSection BWEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Gators much better in close games Associated PressGAINESVILLE Of all the things Florida wanted to accomplish this season, playing better in close games was high on the list. It was right up there behind winning the Southeastern Conference and advancing to the Final Four. The sixth-ranked Gators knew finding success in tight games would be key to their loftiest goals. So far, it has them poised for big things in 2014. Florida (15-2, 4-0 SEC) is 7-2 in games decided by single digits this season and 3-1 in games decided by two points or less, a stark contrast to the teams struggles last season. We have an internal confidence as a team when it gets in those types of situations, said point guard Scottie Wilbekin, one of the teams four senior starters. We just have a confidence were going to pull it out, especially after winning so many of those games. It just builds more confidence. Florida, which plays at Alabama on Thursday, went 0-6 in games decided by less than 10 points last season and 0-4 in games decided by five points or less. Close losses to Arizona, Missouri, Kentucky and Mississippi prevented the Gators from possibly earning a higher seed they were third in the NCAA tournament. Florida lost to Michigan by 20 points in a regional final. Nearly a year later, the Gators believe all those defeats and disappointments have them hardened and better prepared for any situation. Our guys have a better understanding of what were trying to do, coach Billy Donovan said. When you are in those situations, it doesnt necessarily mean that just because you went through it last year, you are going to end up on the winning side of it because any time you are getting into those situations, anything can happen. And it has. Florida has won 14 of its last Associated PressFlorida guard Kasey Hill and Georgias Kenny Gaines chase a loose ball during the first half on Jan. 14. See GATORS/ Page B2 Four lifters heading to state Three from Citrus, one from Lecanto move onLARRYBUGG CorrespondentNEW PORT RICHEY Hannah Evans knew this was like no other meet. The Citrus High School senior won the 154-pound weight class and qualified for the state meet during the FHSAA Section 5 state weightlifting qualifying meet Tuesday at River Ridge High School. She had a bench press of 165 pounds and a clean and jerk of 150 for a 315-pound total. She is a returning state qualifier and could medal if she can match those numbers at state. The FHSAA state weightlifting meet will be held Feb. 8 in Kissimmee. The top three lifters in each weight class qualified for the state meet. Citrus, the six-time Citrus County champion, was competing against teams from Pasco, Hernando and Citrus counties. Citrus Sam Kanawall and Anna Venero, along with Lecantos Breanna Johnson, also qualified. Kanawall earned a state medal in 2013, but an ankle injury kept her from lifting most of the year. She had a bench press of 160 pounds and a clean and jerk of 140 pounds to take second in the 183-pound class. Venero, who has qualified for state before, was third in the 183-pound class. She had a bench of 155 pounds and a clean and jerk of 140 pounds for a 295-pound total. Evans was excited to qualify for state. This is really important, she said. Im just set on getting to state. Lecantos Johnson also won her weight class, 139 pounds, to qualify for the state meet. She had a bench press of 140 pounds and a clean and jerk of 135 pounds. Playing through JOE DICRISTOFALO /For the ChronicleCitrus senior Jonathan Kreidenweis works the ball through the midfield in front of Hudsons Dakota Holland in the District 3A-7 boys soccer quarterfinals Tuesday at Weeki Wachee High School in Weeki Wachee. No. 2 seed Citrus slipped past No. 7 Hudson 2-1. Citrus boys soccer into semifinals with close win over Hudson; CR bounced TONYCASTRO CorrespondentWEEKI WACHEE Seventh-seeded Hudson did everything well except finish in the first of four District 3A-7 boys soccer tournament quarterfinal matches Tuesday afternoon against No. 2 seed Citrus. At Weeki Wachees Hornets Nest, the Cobras dominated time of possession, limited CHS to four shots on goal and dictated tempo. Yet it wasnt enough, losing 2-1. In a 1-all tie with 14 minutes remaining, Citrus sophomore goalie Dakota Gruzdas was whistled with a takedown of Hudson freshman Cody Wills. But on the ensuing penalty kick, Wills peg was blocked to the nearside post by Gruzdas. Six minutes later, Citrus senior Jonathan Kreidenweis broke the game open. He picked the pocket of a Hudson defender near midfield and went untouched inside the 18, before ripping a shot that Hudson keeper Brandon Erwin could not grab for the game-winner. With the win, the Hurricanes (15-3-1) face the Hernando/Weeki Wachee winner at either 6 or 8 p.m. tonight. Before the last-minute drama in the early game, both teams scored solo goals in the first half. Off a corner kick, Citrus senior Sean Flaherty threaded a cross to freshman Mauro Mondragon, who headed the attempt into the back of the net at 19:45. Seven minutes later, Nathan Binders header tied matters, 1-1. The loss deflated fourth-year skipper Jeff Wills as the Cobras season closed at 6-15-3. We dominated possession, shots on goal, tempo, every aspect, he said. We had chances to finish, but fell short. I felt like we could have won districts. We had enough talent and heart. On analyzing Citrus, They didnt do anything different from what weve seen, Wills added. Everyone feared playing Hudson. Give Citrus credit for finishing. Associated PressVictoria Azarenka makes a forehand return to Agnieszka Radwanska during their quarterfinal Wednesday at the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia. Azarenka, the 2013 Australian Open champion, lost in three sets. Defending champion Azarenka out of Aussie Open Azarenka ousted by Radwanksa in quarters Associated PressMELBOURNE, Australia Victoria Azarenkas 18-match winning streak at the Australian Open ended in an upset 6-1, 5-7, 6-0 quarterfinal loss to Agnieszka Radwanska on Wednesday to continue the flow of stars tumbling out of the seasons first major. Fifth-seeded Radwanska ended a streak of three consecutive quarterfinal defeats at the Australian Open with a stunning display of versatile shot-making that confused the big-hitting defending champion. She next plays No. 20 Dominika Cibulkova, who won the last eight games in a one-hour, 6-3, 6-0 quarterfinal rout of No. 11-seeded Simona Halep. Azarenkas loss followed the fourth-round exits of topranked Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova and leaves 2011 French Open champion Li Na as the only major winner remaining in the womens draw. Li will play 19-year-old Canadian Eugenie Bouchard in the other semifinal.Cibulkova into Australian Open semifinals in straight setsDominika Cibulkova won the last eight games in a one-hour, 6-3, 6-0 quarterfinal rout of No. 11seeded Simona Halep at the Australian Open. The diminutive Cibulkova, among the shortest See THROUGH/ Page B3 See SEMIS/ Page B3 See STATE / Page B3
15 games, the one loss a somewhat fluky buzzerbeater at then-No. 12 UConn. Florida forced Shabazz Napier to take an off-balance shot in the closing second and had three players in position for the rebound, but the ball slipped by them and back to Napier for the game-winner. The Gators have been on the other end, too. Arkansas looked like it had Florida beat earlier this month, but Alandise Harris missed the front end of a 1-and-1 with 17 seconds to play one of many missed opportunities for the Razorbacks down the stretch and Wilbekin hit a jumper to send the game into overtime. Florida won 84-82. Wilbekin also made a jumper at Auburn on Saturday that put Florida up 64-61 with 1:21 remaining after the Tigers whittle down the Gators 13-point lead. Hes leading our team down the stretch, forward Will Yeguete said. Hes making good decisions, taking good shots. Hes not trying to force plays. Hes just trying to make something happen. Hes doing a really good job right now of just running the team and taking good shots. Others have stepped up, too. Forward Dorian FinneySmith had a huge offensive rebound in the final seconds to help beat Florida State 67-66. In a 77-75 victory against Memphis three weeks later, forward Casey Prather scored Floridas final eight points and went 4-for-4 from the free-throw line down in the closing minutes. Donovan said hes more focused on his teams decisions and execution in tight games than the final outcome. What I try to do is look at the game: what are we trying to do, did we execute, did we do our job? Shots go up, are we blocking out, are we chasing balls, what are we doing? Donovan said. Im looking more, instead of necessarily the result, are we doing the right thing inside those situations? And I think here of late weve done a pretty good of that, and hopefully that will continue.B2WEDNESDAY, JANUARY22, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESPORTS 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 email@example.com TAKE STOCK in CHILDREN of CITRUS COUNTY Vaneks PP goal lifts Islanders over Rangers Associated PressNEW YORK Thomas Vanek scored a powerplay goal with 4:38 left, and the New York Islanders rallied from two goals down for a second straight day and beat the New York Rangers 5-3 on Tuesday night. Matt Martin scored a rare goal in the first, and Frans Nielsen added an empty-netter. Kevin Poulin made 30 saves in the Islanders ninth win in their past 11 road games. Rick Nash scored twice in the first period for his second straight multigoal game, and Chris Kreider added a goal for the Rangers, who had won three in a row.Panthers 4, Sabres 3BUFFALO, N.Y. Ed Jovanovski scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist in his 1,100th career game, sparking the Florida Panthers to a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres. Sean Bergenheim, Jesse Winchester and Nick Bjugstad also scored for Florida, which improved to 4-0-1 in its past five trips to Buffalo. Tim Thomas stopped 32 shots, including 15 shots in the final period to improve to 7-3-2 in his past 12 games. Drew Stafford scored twice and Steve Ott also scored for the Sabres (13-28-7), who dropped to 0-2-2 in their past four.Devils 7, Blues 1NEWARK, N.J. Mark Fayne and Ryan Carter scored 24 seconds apart early in the first period to spark the New Jersey Devils to a 7-1 win over the St. Louis Blues. Jaromir Jagr, Ryane Clowe, Adam Henrique, Damien Brunner and Eric Gelinas added goals for the Devils. Cory Schneider, 3-0-2 in his last five appearances, made 26 saves.Senators 2, Capitals 0WASHINGTON Kyle Turris and Jason Spezza scored, Craig Anderson made 34 saves and the Ottawa Senators beat Washington 2-0 to hand the Alex Ovechkin-less Capitals their sixth straight loss. Ottawa improved to 7-1-2 in its last 10 games, vaulting Washington in the Eastern Conference standings.Blue Jackets 5, Kings 3COLUMBUS, Ohio R.J. Umberger scored twice to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to their franchise-record seventh straight win, a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings. Nathan Horton scored in his 600th NHL game, Artem Anisimov had a goal and an assist and Ryan Johansen also scored for Columbus. Jeff Carter, Dwight King and Robyn Regehr had goals for the Kings.Stars 4, Wild 0DALLAS Erik Cole and Ray Whitney scored powerplay goals, and the Dallas Stars stopped a three-game losing streak with a 4-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild. Kari Lehtonen made 18 saves as Dallas won for the second time in its last 11 games. It was his second shutout of the season and No. 24 for his career. Jordie Benn scored on a penalty shot, beating Darcy Kuemper at 11:22 of the third period. Minnesota (27-20-5) dropped to 7-3 in 2014. Coles goal at 16:45 of the first gave Dallas a 2-0 lead. It extended the Stars season-high streak to five consecutive games with at least one power-play goal. Associated PressNew York Islander Peter Regin, right, and New York Ranger Derick Brassard fight for control of the puck Tuesday during the first period in New York. FSU holds on against Irish for ACC win Associated PressEAST LANSING, Mich. Gary Harris scored 20 of his 24 points in the second half, helping No. 3 Michigan State beat Indiana 71-66 to remain unbeaten in the Big Ten. The Spartans (18-1, 7-0) have won 11 straight games, extending their best one-loss start in a season in school history. The Hoosiers (12-7, 2-4) have lost two straight and four of six. It was MSUs 18th win in 19 home games against Indiana.No. 20 Pitt 76, Clemson 43PITTSBURGH Talib Zanna scored 22 points on near flawless shooting and No. 20 Pittsburgh drilled Clemson 76-43. Zanna connected on 9 of 10 shots, most of them dunks or layups, as the Panthers (17-2, 5-1 ACC) bounced back from a loss to No. 2 Syracuse by crushing the upstart Tigers. K.J. McDaniels battled early foul trouble and finished with 11 points for the Tigers but Clemson was never in it.Texas 67, No. 22 Kansas St. 64AUSTIN, Texas Jonathan Holmes made a catch-andshoot 3 pointer at the buzzer to send Texas to a 67-64 victory over No. 22 Kansas State, the Longhorns fourth straight victory in the Big 12. Javan Felix scored 23 points to lead Texas (15-4, 4-2) and Cam Ridley scored 18. Holmes finished with 10 points. Thomas Gipson scored 24 points for Kansas State (14-5, 4-2), which had tied the game at 64 on Shane Southwells twisting, off-balance layup with 5 seconds to play after Felix had missed two free throws.Florida State 76, Notre Dame 74TALLAHASSEE Ian Miller hit a floater in the lane with 4 seconds remaining to give Florida State a 76-74 win against Notre Dame in their first meeting as Atlantic Coast Conference opponents. Aaron Thomas scored 20 points in his first start of the season as Florida State held on. Miller finished with 11 points and the biggest bucket of the game. Teammate Okaro White chipped in 12 points and 11 rebounds. Eric Atkins led Notre Dame with 24 points while teammate Garrick Sherman finished with 21 points and 10 rebounds. The Seminoles (13-5, 4-2) have won 8 of 10 with both losses against Virginia. Notre Dame (11-8, 2-4) has gone 1-4 since upsetting Duke. Associated PressIndianas Noah Vonleh (1) is pressured by Michigan States Kenny Kaminski, right, and Matt Costello during the first half Tuesday in East Lansing, Mich. GATORSContinued from Page B1 Brooklyn tops Magic 101-90 Associated PressNEW YORK Andray Blatche came off the bench and had a teamhigh 18 points and reserve forward Mirza Teletovic added 14 points as the Brooklyn Nets continued their resurgence with an eighth win in nine games, beating the Orlando Magic 101-90 on a snowy Tuesday night. New York City native Kyle OQuinn led Orlando with 15 points and eight rebounds off the bench. ETwaun Moore had 13 points for the Magic, who lost for the 10th time in 11 games.Thunder 105, Trail Blazers 97OKLAHOMA CITY Kevin Durant scored 11 of his 46 points in the final 3:23 to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 105-97. Durant has scored at least 30 points for eight consecutive games, the longest such streak of his career. He made 17 of 25 field goals, including 6 of 7 3-pointers. Reggie Jackson added 15 points for Oklahoma City (32-10), which took a onegame lead over Portland in the Northwest Division. LaMarcus Aldridge had 29 points and 16 rebounds and Wesley Matthews added 21 points for Portland (31-11).Heat 93, Celtics 86MIAMI LeBron James scored 11 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, Chris Bosh added 16 and the Miami Heat blew an 18-point lead before rallying to beat the Boston Celtics 93-86. Chris Andersen scored 13 points and made all five of his shots for Miami, which ended the game on a 9-0 run. Brandon Basson scored 15 points for the Celtics.Kings 114, Pelicans 97NEW ORLEANS Rudy Gay tied a career high with 41 points, and Sacramento cruised to a 114-97 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans. Isaiah Thomas had 20 points and 11 assists, and DeMarcus Cousins had 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Kings, whove won five of eight. Tyreke Evans scored 17 for New Orleans, but that was not nearly enough to prevent the Pelicans from losing for the ninth time in 10 games. Associated PressOrlando forward Maurice Harkless tries to block a shot by Brooklyn center Andray Blatche in the first half Tuesday at the Barclays Center in New York. Oklahoma upends No. 20 Iowa StateAMES, Iowa Aaryn Ellenberg drained a 3-pointer to start a 15-2 run in the second half that broke open a tight game and sent Oklahoma to its first win in Ames since 2008, pounding No. 20 Iowa State 75-54 Tuesday night. Ellenberg drained four 3-pointers en route to 22 points and eight rebounds. Nicole Griffin scored 12 and Sharane Campbell 10 with nine rebounds for the Sooners (12-7, 3-3 Big 12). The Cyclones (14-4, 3-4) were led by Nikki Moodys 18 points.No. 5 Louisville 93, Houston 52HOUSTON Shoni Schimmel had 25 points and eight rebounds as No. 5 Louisville (19-1, 7-0 American) pulled away in the second half for a 93-52 win over Houston to extend the Cardinals win streak to 12 games. Yasmeen Thompson had 10 points and eight rebounds for the Cougars (4-14, 0-7).From wire reports
SCOREBOARDCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 6:30 p.m. (ESPNU) Whiparound Coverage 7 p.m. (ESPNU) Louisville at South Florida 7 p.m. (SUN) Wake Forest at Virginia Tech 7:30 p.m. (ESPN2) Duke at Miami 8 p.m. (MNT) South Carolina at Georgia 9 p.m. (ESPNU) Texas Christian at Oklahoma 11 p.m. (ESPNU) California at USC NBA 7 p.m. (FSNFL) Atlanta Hawks at Orlando Magic 8 p.m. (ESPN) Oklahoma City Thunder at San Antonio Spurs 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Indiana Pacers at Phoenix Suns BICYCLING 4:30 p.m. (NBCSPT) Cycling Tour Down Under, Stage 2 (Taped) GOLF 5 a.m. (GOLF) European PGA Tour: Commercialbank Qatar Masters, First Round HOCKEY 1 p.m. (NHL) New York Islanders at New York Rangers (Taped) 3 p.m. (NHL) St. Louis Blues at New Jersey Devils (Taped) 8 p.m. (NBCSPT) Chicago Blackhawks at Detroit Red Wings TENNIS 3 p.m. (ESPN2) 2014 Australian Open Mens and Womens Quarterfinals (Taped) 7 p.m. (TENNIS) 2014 Australian Open 9:30 p.m. (ESPN2) 2014 Australian Open Womens Semifinals 3:30 a.m. (ESPN) 2014 Australian Open Mens Semifinals Note: Times and channels are subject to change at the discretion of the network. If you are unable to locate a game on the listed channel, please contact your cable provider. Prep CALENDAR TODAYS PREP SPORTS BOYS BASKETBALL 7:30 p.m. Citrus at Nature Coast 7:30 p.m. Lecanto at Ridgewood GIRLS BASKETBALL 7 p.m. Vanguard at Lecanto 7:30 p.m. Citrus at Central BOYS SOCCER District 4A-4 tournament at East Ridge High School 5 p.m. No. 2 Lecanto vs. No. 3 Vanguard District 3A-7 tournament at Weeki Wachee High School 8 p.m. No. 2 Citrus vs. No. 3 Weeki Wachee WRESTLING 5:30 p.m. Crystal River at Weeki Wachee Australian OpenWednesday, At Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, Purse: $29.72 million (Grand Slam), Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Women Quarterfinals Dominika Cibulkova (20), Slovakia, def. Simona Halep (11), Romania, 6-3, 6-0. Agnieszka Radwanska (5), Poland, def. Victoria Azarenka (2), Belarus, 6-1, 5-7, 6-0. Doubles Men Quarterfinals Michael Llodra and Nicolas Mahut (13), France, def. Leander Paes, India, and Radek Stepanek (5), Czech Republic, 6-2, 7-6 (4). Legends Doubles Round Robin Men Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde, Australia, def. Pat Cash, Australia, and Mats Wilander, Sweden, 6-3, 1-6, 10-3. Jonas Bjorkman and Thomas Enqvist, Sweden, def. Wayne Ferreira, South Africa, and Goran Ivanisevic, Croatia, 4-6, 6-3, 10-8. Junior Singles Boys Third Round Bradley Mousley, Australia, def. Artur Shakhnubaryan, Russia, 6-1, 7-5. Kamil Majchrzak (9), Poland, def. Marc Polmans, Australia, 6-3, 6-3. Quentin Halys (7), France, def. Lee Duckhee (12), South Korea, 7-6 (5), 6-2. Chung Hyeon (11), South Korea, def. Daniil Medvedev (8), Russia, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1. Alexander Zverev (1), Germany, def. Marcelo Zormann da Silva (15), Brazil, 6-2, 6-3. Stefan Kozlov (2), United States, def. Boris Pokotilov, Russia, 6-1, 6-2. Andrey Rublev (10), Russia, def. Harry Bourchier, Australia, 7-5, 6-7 (7), 14-12. Girls Third Round Ivana Jorovic (2), Serbia, def. Jasmine Paolini, Italy, 6-2, 6-2. Elizaveta Kulichkova (4), Russia, def. Destanee Aiava, Australia, 7-6 (1), 6-0. Sun Ziyue (7), China, def. Katie Boulter (9), Britain, 6-2, 6-4. Jelena Ostapenko (6), Latvia, def. Naiktha Bains, Australia, 3-6, 7-5, 6-1. Wheelchair Singles Women First Round Jordanne Whiley, Britain, def. Sharon Walraven, Netherlands, 6-3, 6-3. Quad First Round Lucas Sithole (2), South Africa, def. Andrew Lapthorne, Britain, 6-4, 6-2. David Wagner (1), United States, def. Dylan Alcott, Australia, 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3.NHL standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Boston493115365141109 Tampa Bay502916563146123 Montreal492717559126120 Toronto512620557145154 Ottawa502219953141155 Detroit4921181052122134 Florida502023747120151 Buffalo48132873389137 Metropolitan Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh493413270157120 N.Y. Rangers522722357131133 Philadelphia502519656137144 Columbus492520454143138 New Jersey5121191153122124 Washington502220852142152 Carolina482019949117137 N.Y. Islanders522124749147169 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Chicago513281175184139 St. Louis493311571171115 Colorado483112567142122 Minnesota522720559125129 Dallas 502220852141152 Nashville512222751125152 Winnipeg502223549141150 Pacific Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim51379579175126 San Jose503212670161123 Los Angeles512916664131108 Vancouver502516959127127 Phoenix492317955141149 Calgary 501627739111159 Edmonton511530636131181 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Mondays Games N.Y. Islanders 4, Philadelphia 3, SO Boston 3, Los Angeles 2 Florida 5, Pittsburgh 1 St. Louis 4, Detroit 1 Nashville 4, Dallas 1 Toronto 4, Phoenix 2 San Jose 3, Calgary 2 Tuesdays Games Florida 4, Buffalo 3 New Jersey 7, St. Louis 1 N.Y. Islanders 5, N.Y. Rangers 3 Ottawa 2, Washington 0 Columbus 5, Los Angeles 3 Dallas 4, Minnesota 0 Carolina at Philadelphia, ppd., snow Toronto at Colorado, late Vancouver at Edmonton, late Winnipeg at Anaheim, late Todays Games Carolina at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Montreal at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Chicago at Detroit, 8 p.m. Phoenix at Calgary, 9:30 p.m. Thursdays Games Carolina at Buffalo, 7 p.m. St. Louis at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at Columbus, 7 p.m. Ottawa at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at N.Y. Islanders, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Toronto at Dallas, 8 p.m. Nashville at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Los Angeles at Anaheim, 10 p.m. Winnipeg at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX Agreed to terms with RHPs Dylan Axelrod, Parker Frazier, Brian Omogrosso, Omar Poveda and Zach Putnam; LHPs David Purcey and Mauricio Robles; C Hector Gimenez, INF Alex Liddi; and OF Denis Phipps on minor league contracts. Named Tommy Thompson manager of Winston-Salem (Carolina), Pete Rose Jr. manager of Kannapolis (SAL), Charlie Poe manager of Great Falls (Pioneer), Mike Gellinger manager of the AZL White Sox, and Vance Law assistant minor league hitting coordinator. KANSAS CITY ROYALS Agreed to terms with OF Justin Maxwell on a one-year contract. TORONTO BLUE JAYS Agreed to terms with OF Ricardo Nanita on a minor league contract. National League LOS ANGELES DODGERS Signed Cs Miguel Olivo and Griff Erickson to minor league contracts. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES Agreed to terms with LHP Antonio Bastardo on a one-year contract. Agreed to terms with OF Bobby Abreu and RHP Chad Gaudin on minor league contracts. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Agreed to terms with C Ed Easley and INF Scott Moore on minor league contracts. WASHINGTON NATIONALS Agreed to terms with RHP Clay Hensley on a minor league contract. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NBA Fined Indiana G Lance Stephenson $5,000 for violating the anti-flopping rules for the second time this season, during a Jan. 20 at Golden State. CHICAGO BULLS Traded G Marquis Teague to Brooklyn for F Toko Shengelia. FOOTBALL National Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS Signed P Dave Zastudil to a two-year contract. CINCINNATI BENGALS Named Vance Joseph assistant defensive backs coach. DETROIT LIONS Named Joe Lombardi offensive coordinator. GREEN BAY PACKERS Promoted Nicole Ledvina to vice president of human resources. MIAMI DOLPHINS Named Mark Duffner linebacker coach. NEW ENGLAND PATRIORS Signed DL Marcus Forston to a reserve/future contract. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS Announced coowner Gideon Yu resigned as president. Promoted Paraag Marathe to president. Named Al Guido chief operating officer. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Named Jason Licht general manager. HOCKEY National Hockey League ANAHEIM DUCKS Reassigned D Sami Vatanen to Norfolk (AHL) and D Andrew OBrien from Utah (ECHL) to Norfolk. NEW JERSEY DEVILS Assigned F Cam Janssen to Albany (AHL). Activated RW Damien Brunner from injured reserve. NEW YORK RANGERS Agreed to terms with G David LeNeveu. WASHINGTON CAPITALS Recalled D Nate Schmidt from Hershey (AHL). SOCCER Major League Soccer COLORADO RAPIDS Traded M Tony Cascio to Houston for an international roster spot. Signed F Charles Eloundou. COLUMBUS CREW Traded an international roster slot to Vancouver for a 2014 thirdround draft pick.NBA standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division WLPctGB Toronto2020.500 Brooklyn1822.4502 New York1526.3665 Boston1429.3267 Philadelphia1328.3177 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami 3012.714 Atlanta 2119.5258 Washington2020.5009 Charlotte1825.41912 Orlando1131.26219 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana 337.825 Chicago2020.50013 Detroit 1724.41516 Cleveland1526.36618 Milwaukee733.17526 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio329.780 Houston2815.6515 Dallas 2518.5818 Memphis2020.50011 New Orleans1625.39016 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City3210.762 Portland3111.7381 Denver 2020.50011 Minnesota2021.48811 Utah 1429.32618 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers2914.674 Golden State2617.6053 Phoenix2317.5754 L.A. Lakers1626.38112 Sacramento1525.37512 Mondays Games Dallas 102, Cleveland 97 L.A. Clippers 112, Detroit 103 Washington 107, Philadelphia 99 Charlotte 100, Toronto 95 Brooklyn 103, New York 80 New Orleans 95, Memphis 92 Atlanta 121, Miami 114 Chicago 102, L.A. Lakers 100, OT Houston 126, Portland 113 Indiana 102, Golden State 94 Tuesdays Games Brooklyn 101, Orlando 90 Miami 93, Boston 86 Oklahoma City 105, Portland 97 Sacramento 114, New Orleans 97 Minnesota 112, Utah 97 Todays Games Atlanta at Orlando, 7 p.m. Boston at Washington, 7 p.m. Chicago at Cleveland, 7 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Dallas at Toronto, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at New York, 7:30 p.m. Sacramento at Houston, 8 p.m. Detroit at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 8 p.m. Indiana at Phoenix, 10:30 p.m. Thursdays Games L.A. 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I thought the difference today was we played to their level; we played their game, Kreidenweis said. If their PK goes in, it definitely changes the game. Veteran CHS mentor Steve Ekeli echoed coach Wills sentiments. Coach Wills was 100 percent correct, Ekeli commented. Did we deserve to win? No. The possession was probably 90/10 Hudson. They dominated in everything. We got away with one today, Ekeli said. Nobody wanted to play those guys. We played the ball way too direct; no crosses whatsoever. Give Joe Kelly credit, he did a great job defensively for us. Fortunately, tomorrow is a different day. Citrus Countys other entry, Crystal River (4-16), was eliminated via the eight-goal mercy rule with 60 seconds remaining by top-seeded Springstead (17-2-2), 9-1. In the Pirates tilt, Springstead had seven different players score a goal against keepers Kyle Kidd and backup ChrisKallenbach. SHS, which hasnt lost to CRHS since Jan. 23, 2001, 3-1, at Earl Bramlett Stadium, trailed 6-0 before a Kyle Dove shot glanced off junior goalie Matt McDuffs arms. The carom bounced to Raymond Dingler, who rammed home the rebound to snap the shutout bid. Though the Eagles emptied their bench after their fifth goal,the Spring Hill squad tacked on three late scores to make it 10 straight wins over the Pirates. We werent expected to make it this far, explained veteran Pirate mentor Bobby Verlato after his team was outshot 32-4. (Monday night) was a must-win and we came through. Tonight, we were tired, but we played hard for 20 minutes. Springstead is a quality side, he added. Our goal tonight was to score and Im glad we did. This team faced a lot of adversity, but its a testament to these kids that we got this far. She qualified in her senior year, her last chance to go to the state meet. I was feeling better after the bench, Johnson said. Im very happy. It shows that hard work really does pay off. Im very excited. I was nervous. This was the final qualifier for Citrus High head coach Tia Nelson, who is retiring from coaching, but not teaching, this year. My girls gave all they had, she said. Sam was remarkable. Lecanto senior Andreanna Van Quelef narrowly missed qualifying and took a fourth place in the 110pound class. She had a bench press of 105 pounds and a clean and jerk of 125 pounds for a 230-pound total. River Ridges Amanda Bianchi had 235 pounds to claim third place. THROUGHContinued from Page B1 STATEContinued from Page B1 Warriors have easy time with LionsThe Seven Rivers Christian girls basketball squad posted a 50-12 victory over Hernando Christian on Tuesday night. Alyssa Gage, a junior guard, had 24 points and six rebounds for the Warriors. Teammate Alexis Zachar had 14 points and 14 rebounds. Abby Kuntz also chipped in six rebounds and three steals for Seven Rivers (11-9), who play 7 p.m. Thursday at Dunnellon.Lady Panthers roar against LeopardsThe Lecanto girls basketball team, behind 14 points and eight rebounds from DeeAnna Moehring, scored a 34-31 win over Hernando. For the Panthers, Dedra Magee had eight points and four rebounds, while Taylor Mitchell added six points and seven rebounds. Lecanto (5-18 overall) are at home tonight against Ocala Vanguard.Gages big game spurs SRCS to triumphSeven Rivers Christian senior Adam Gage had 36 points, 18 rebounds and six assists during the Warriors 76-29 triumph over Hernando Christian. Cory Weiand also netted 28 points for the Warriors, who are 5-12 and play Cornerstone Academy at home on Thursday.Buccaneers hire Cardinals exec Licht as GMTAMPA The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have hired Arizona Cardinals frontoffice executive Jason Licht to help coach Lovie Smith transform a team that hasnt won a playoff game in more than a decade into a championship contender. The struggling franchise confirmed the move Tuesday and plans to formally introduce him as the fifth GM in club history at a news conference Thursday. Licht has been with the Cardinals for the past two seasons, the last one as vice president of player personnel. From staff, wire reports SPORTS BRIEFS women on the WTA tour at 1.61 meters (5-feet-3), pounded Halep from the back of the court to progress to her first Grand Slam semifinal since the 2009 French Open. It was her second win in five major quarterfinals and served as a harsh lesson for Halep, who was appearing in her first. Im not so tall, but Im intense on the court, Cibulkova said, and Im powerful. Halep only won 10 points in the second set as Cibulkova relentlessly attacked. No. 20-seeded Cibulkova, who beat Maria Sharapova in three sets in the fourth round, will play Agnieszka Radwanska, who defeated two-time defending champion Victoria Azarenka Cibulkova said her experience in the quarterfinals was the biggest factor against Halep, as I was ready today and I knew what to expect ... I was perfect. Tigers claw past CR SEANARNOLD CorrespondentDUNNELLON The Dunnellon boys basketball team enjoyed what amounted to a victory lap in its gym Tuesday. The Tigers, on senior night, secured their spot as co-District 5A-6 champions for the regular season with an 81-51 rout against an overmatched Crystal River squad missing its top player. Though the Pirates effort never faltered, it wasnt enough to contain a more talented and experienced Dunnellon squad, which, in a turnaround year for the program, improved to 5-1 in the district and 13-7 overall. A coin flip will decide the top seed between DHS and Citrus, giving the winner a date with Crystal River (4-14, 0-6) and the other a meeting with Lecanto in the 5A-6 semifinals. On the back of a game-high 21 points from senior Willie Robinson and 16 second-half points from sophomore center Javonte Johnson, the Tigers steadily added to their advantage after leading 27-15 early in the second quarter. Dunnellons 60-34 rebounding advantage meant lots of putbacks for the Tigers, helping them garner higher-than-expected scoring behind 40-percent shooting. Forced to launch a flurry of 3-pointers in an attempt to close the gap, the Pirates finished the night 3 for 22 from beyond the arc. Also not helping the cause were 13 first-half turnovers by Crystal River. Its the same old thing weve been doing all year, CRHS head coach Steve Feldman said. We dont shoot a good percentage and we turn the ball over way too much. We have a perfect storm of not having a lot of size and quickness, he added. Those factors make you have to play about a perfect game in order to be in the game with a team with better athletes and more size and quickness. We are playing as hard as we can with the guys we have, and they are trying to do the best they can to compete. Senior captain Hunter Roessler paced Pirate shooters with 15 points, while junior forward John Hess grabbed a team-high eight rebounds for Crystal River. CRHS senior point guard Ty Reynolds wasnt able to attend Tuesdays game after participating in the NUC All-South Class Football Game & Underclassmen Showcase at Bradentons IMG Academy on Monday. DHS junior Andre Hairston had 12 first-half points two on a secondquarter dunk in posting a doubledouble, with 13 points and 10 boards. Im proud of these seniors, second-year DHS head coach Travis Licht said of his group of four that started alongside Hairston for senior night. They put a lot of work in and theyve been a big part of this turnaround. It was kind of fitting that those guys played that role in helping us clinch as co-district champs. Crystal River plays host to Lecantos Seven Rivers Christian on Monday, and Dunnellon is at Belleview on Thursday. SEMISContinued from Page B1
B4WEDNESDAY, JANUARY22, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESPORTS BRENTWOODBrentwood Farms Saturday Morning Scramble results for Jan. 18. First23.87 Art Miller, Ray DiIorio, Jim Fitzsimons, Morris Frank Second24.25 Bob Myers, L.T. Shull, Irv Rayburn, Nel Lamouvoux Third27.62 Bob Staker, Jim Pearson, Mona Evans, Steve Leard Closest to the pin: No. 2Irv Rayburn No. 4Mike ODoghue 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. Jan. 21 results for the Mens Nine Hole League at Brentwood Golf Club. Low net34 Horst Templin Second37 Butch Conrad Third(tie) 38 Gene Gorczyca, Walter Novak, Jerry Childers Closest to the pin: No. 2Horst Templin No. 4Gene Gorczyca Snowbirds are welcome to join us. 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 a.m. and tee time at 7:45 a.m. For information, call Frank Hughes at 352-746-4800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.CITRUS HILLSOn Jan. 15, the Citrus Hills Mens Golf Association on the Oaks Golf Course played Team Plus or Minus. First-5 Dennis Brugger, Chuck Hanner, Randy Robertson, John Balais Second+1 MOC Jerry Czack, Jim Remler, Jerry McClernon, Ellis Westcott Third+1 Ron David, Charlie Haire, Keith Bainbridge, Harold Cipollone Fourth+2 MOC Tony Barone, Ron Pavilionis, Roger Williams, Gene Stillman Fifth+2 Larry Jones, Paul Rosenow, Harvey Schrank, Tim BrinkCITRUS SPRINGSMEN On Jan. 16, the Citrus Springs Mens Association played at Lakeside, 9 best hole score. Gross First 37 Mike Feltner Second 38 Bob Manecky Third 38 Bob Geci Net First 26 Walt Norton Second 28 Mike Jarman Third 28 Ed Starling Closest to the pins: No. 2 Woody Miner No. 8 Walt Norton No. 10 Walt Norton No. 13 Ed Starling No. 15 Pete Clutter WOMEN Jan. 17, Points Quota Chicks with Sticks results. Jan Kominski+12 Arlene Elwell+6 Sue Strobl+6 Patsy The Leg Delp+5 Marcie Marcus+4 Roberta Gendron+4 Jean OBrien+2 June Goyette+2 Linda Miller+2 Marj Sibley+2 Closest to the pin: No. 4 Marj Sibley No. 8 Roberta Gendron Nos. 11 & 16Jan Kominski Chicks with Sticks, a ladies points quota league, meets every Friday morning at Citrus Springs. Ladies are also welcome to play on Thursdays in a points quota league at LakeSide G&CC. Call Jan 352-3449550 or Carole at 352-746-2082 or for more details. EL DIABLOJan. 12, Individual Stroke Play results. Gross 1st168 Dale Rasmussen, Mike Dougherty 2nd171 Darrell Cansler, Craig Brown 3rd175 Mark Matthews, John Hrobuchak Net 1st143 Tony Borgia, Alice Bruner 2nd144 Terry Hrobuchak, Kaye Cansler 3rd144 Pat Lampasona, Jim Mirecki 4th144 Mike Pombier, Ken Bruner Closest to the pin: No. 3Patrick Fisher No. 6Ken Bruner No. 13Mark Matthews No. 15Irene Fisher This group meets every Sunday at 10 a.m. and is open to the public. Must sign up no later than Friday. Jan. 13, 18-Hole Mixed Scramble results. 1st62/54 Bob & Debbie Marino, Dave Gollobin, Curtis Karr 2nd64/55.75 Doc Freer, Pete Palmer, Roger & Cookie Long 3rd65/56.25 Darrell & Kaye Cansler, Jerry Finner, Mike Pombier 4th69/59.62 Jon & Hattie Townsend, Jack Durden, Rory 5th70/61 Dale & Wendy Rasmussen, Jim Bancroft, Bob Montgomery 6th71/61.62 Mike & Donna Dougherty, Ray Humphreys, Dayle Montgomery 7th72/62.62 Craig & Kaye Brown, Jeff Sprague, Jean Bernst Closest to the pin: No. 3Dale Rasmussen No. 6Bob Marino No. 7Mike, Donna, Ray, Dayle No. 13Darrell Cansler No. 14Doc, Pete, Roger, Cookie No. 15Hattie Townsend Birdie points (21): Doc, Pete, Roger, Cookie 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.LAKESIDEJan. 14, Lakeside Mens Memorial results at Lakeside Golf & Country Club. First R. Houseman, J. Heymans, M. Gibbons Second V. Knees, W. Perry, P. Thomas Closest to the pin: No. 2W. Kominski No. 8R. Grunwald No. 13T. Provencal No. 15R. Houseman PINE RIDGEOn Jan. 15, the Pine Ridge LPGA played Low Gross. Babe Zaharais Flight First36 Diane Quindon Second38 Jo Steele Patty Berg Flight First38 Lori Scott Second39 Rainey Hart Julie Inkster Flight First 42 Mary Hayes Second 42 Lorraine Palazzolo Nancy Lopez Flight First 45 Joanne Laudicina Second 47 Maud Gloddy Closest to the pin: No. 1 Lori Scott No. 2 Barb Schmidt No. 7 Marcie Ebbert No. 6 Lorraine PalazzoloPLANTATIONWednesday, Jan. 8, 18-Hole Points results. D. Keegan+1 F. Maurier+1 Skins J. Wentzell No. 1Danny G. No. 2C. Morgan Saturday, Jan. 11,18-Hole Points results. D. Lippert+10 B. Walsh+7 J. Baker+5 D. Brown+4 R. Gigantelli+2 K. Shields+2 L. Cioe+1 E. Hogan+1 Sunday, Jan. 12,Sunday Swingers Shamble results. First D. & R. Osburn, K. & G. McGillis Second B. & J. Hastings, Sr., B. & K. Hastings, Jr. Third L. & D. Brown, V. & B. Walsh Chili Cook-Off results. First L. Buzzo Second J. Hogan Third N. Sullivan Fourth W. Johnson Jan.13-14, 9-Hole Points results. J. Cioe+3 J. Carnahan+3 G. Oberlander+2 G. Papas+1 J. Howell+1 D. Brown+1 Jan. 15-14, 9-Hole Breakfast Club results. Lagoon Course Points V. Walsh+13 K. Steen+11 C. McNeil+9SOUTHERN WOODSOn Jan. 15, the Southern Woods Mens Golf Association played Best 2 Net Balls Plus Bonus(s). First-24 Rod Fortune, Paul Thompson, Allen Moore, Barry Turska Second-23 Gary Mosey, Ken Leo, Soc Hiotakis, Kyle Muzina Third-22 Bill Lawson, Chuck Reeb, Rich Galasso, Rich Perry Fourth-21 Steve Ley, Tim Neel, Brian Hadler, Tai Um Fifth-20 Al Mayer, Ed Lynk, Doc Weingarten, Ron Dearing Closest to the pin: No. 4Ron Dearing No. 8Ed Blommel No. 17Chuck ReebSUGARMILL WOODSOn Jan. 16, the Sugarmill Woods Country Club Mens Golf Association played Man Best Ball. Flight 1 First-8 (tie) John Doyle, Larry Mantle, John Raymond, Dennis Borras Flight 2 First-9 (tie) Rich Madsen, Bob Chadderton, John Bradley, Tom Jones Flight 3 First-12 (tie) Bob Elgart, Phil Runfola, Bill Engelbrecht, Lou Klingensmith Golfers of the week: Low gross80 John Doyle Low net67 John Doyle Low net Sr.67 Bob Elgart Closest to the pin: Cypress No. 3Larry Mantle Cypress No. 6Larry Mantle Oak No. 3Mike Howard Oak No. 6Mike Howard LocalLEADERS The JCT tournament was played on Jan. 11 and 12 at Sugarmill Woods/Oak Village Sports Complex. Singles and Doubles matches were played through gale force winds on Saturday and a picture perfect day for tennis on Sunday. The juniors got to compete and really get some good match practice in for their upcoming tennis high school season. The results were as follows: Boys high school singles: This was a round-robin format that allowed each player to compete in four matches. First place: Coty Willey, with no match losses; Second place: James Cortese, Brooksville, one match lost. Girls high school singles: Final: Robyn Cotney def. Veronica Williams, 6-0, 3-6, 6-0. Consolation final: Maddie Lewis def. Scarlett Cermack, 6-4, 6-4. Younger kids singles division: This division played a compass draw which allowed them to never be eliminated and got to play many short sets of tennis. Final: Kimberly Cortese def. Evan Cortese, 8-2. An event added for this year, Mixed Up For Fun Doubles was played. This division was a single elimination with a consolation round format. Each match was one set in length. Final: Coty Willey and Nick Pais def. Veronica Williams and Maddie Lewis, 6-3. Consolation final: Brandon Lewis and Judy Jeanette def. Katie Viola and Jennifer Sniffen, 6-1. This past weekend concluded the JCT -14 Series. A frequently asked question was, When is the next JCT tournament? Dates for the next series will be announced on their Facebook page or you can contact Judy Jeanette at 352-232-0321 or Rick Scholl at 352-232-4888.Citrus Area Senior Ladies 3.0-3.5 Tuesday LeagueThe results for Jan 14: Rained out. 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 email@example.com or 352-382-3157.Thursday Morning Citrus Area Doubles LeagueThe results for Jan 9: Freeze out. In this league one point is awarded per set won. For information, contact chairwoman Patsy Giella at firstname.lastname@example.orgLadies on the CourtNo scores reported. Ladies 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 email@example.com or 352-795-0872.The Friday Senior Ladies Doubles 3.0-3.5 LeagueThe results for Jan 17: Freeze out. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.USTA Leagues3.0 Adult Women 55+: Skyview record 0-2. 3.5 Adult Women 55+: Skyview lost to The Villages, 2-1. Record 1-2. 4.0 Adult Women 55+: Skyview lost to Fort King, 2-1. Record 2-1. 3.5 Adult Men 55+: Skyview def. The Villages, 3-0. Record 2-0. Bill Manley/Samuel Anderson, 7-5, 6-1; Norm Monroe/Paul Hibbard, 6-1, 6-3; Ron David/Harold Greene, 6-0, 4-6, 1-0. 4.0 Adult Men 55+: Skyview def. Fort King, 3-0. Record 3-0. Joseph Hoover/Leo Maric, 6-3, 6-1; Bruce Payne/Sunil Gandhi, 6-1, 6-0; Nathan Hall/Jim Van Haneghan, 6-1, 6-1. Sugarmill Woods record 1-1. 7.0 Adult Women 65+: No scores reported. 8.0 Adult Mixed 40+: Skyview def. CCO, 3-0. Record 1-0. Nancy Lay/Leo Maric, 6-0, 6-3; Nadia Maric/Pedro Mena, 7-6, 6-3; Laura Flanagan/Martin McMahon, 6-4, 7-5. If you have any questions for information in our District 4 (south) call or email Leigh Chak at 352-572-7157 or email@example.com or ustaflorida.com.TournamentsJan. 25-26: Simon Toftegaard Memorial Junior Tennis Tournament to be held at Delta Woods in Spring Hill. For information go to the nctf.usta.com website. Feb. 8-9: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. March 15-16: 3rd 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; Cindy Reynolds, AJ Glenn at 697-3089; Sally deMontfort at 7959693 or deMont@embarqmail.com; Eric van den Hoogen at 352-382-3138 or email@example.com Eric van den HoogenON TENNIS Walker gets to play with Woods, this time longer Associated PressSAN DIEGO Jimmy Walker is playing the opening two rounds of the Farmers Insurance Open with Tiger Woods. That will be 35 more holes than the first time they played together. Walker was a senior at Baylor when he used his parents credit card against their wishes because it was during finals to go through Monday qualifying for the Byron Nelson Championship. He got in the field and after taking one final exam, ran up to Dallas for a practice round at Cottonwood Valley using a local caddie. All of a sudden, Tiger is over on the front nine and my guys is like, Hey, theres Tiger over there, Walker said. This was 2001. It was Woods first tournament since he won the Masters for his fourth straight major. So he pretty much was owning everybody, Walker said. Woods skipped over to the par 5 that Walker was playing, so Walker picked up his ball and headed to the next tee. Woods picked up his ball and headed to the same tee. Hes like, Can I play through you? Im trying to play real fast and get a couple of holes in? I said, Dude, you can do whatever you want, Walker recalled. So this was the one hole they played together, and it was memorable for Walker for one reason. I am literally shaking, he said. I have every bad-swing thought possible dont shank it, top it, all that stuff. I make contact. I look up and its heading right at it. Cant see it because its kind of in the setting sun. We walked down there and he asked whats going on, I told him I Monday qualified. We talked and it was really cool and he was really nice. We get down there and his ball is about 15 feet away and mines about 6 feet away. Woods picked up his ball and was on his way. But there was a lesson for Walker. I can remember thinking, Man, if I was that nervous and I hit that good of a shot, I guarantee I will never be that nervous again my entire life ever, Walker said. He recalls narrowly missing the cut. And then he qualified for his first U.S. Open at Southern Hills. Walker played a practice round that week with Nick Faldo. No big deal. It was so easy compared to that one shot, he said. So when his wife sent him a text Tuesday that he was playing with Woods and Jordan Spieth, Walker offered a predictable response: Sounds fun.Westwood on boardLee Westwood feels he is settled in to his new life living in Florida and playing a majority of his events in America. And on Tuesday, he had his first meeting as a member of the PGA Tours Player Advisory Council. Westwood was among four players who were selected by the players serving on the policy board. I dont know what theyre expecting, he said. I dont know what to expect. I think Ill just sit there for a while and listen. Obviously, 20 years on the tour, Ive seen a few things, so I might be able to comment a little bit. Westwood, with 38 wins worldwide and a No. 1 ranking, never served on the tournament committee in all his years on the European Tour. He said he would have served on the committee, but he was never asked. I dont think Im controversial or anything like that, but occasionally sensible, he said. Occasionally, I have a good idea.Malnati and MLBAs a PGA Tour rookie, Peter Malnati is taking a close look at the schedule. The Major League Baseball schedule. Malnati is part of a recent crop of players who have deals with MLB.com, one of the premier websites in sports. He has the logo on his golf bag, and one of the perks really caught his attention. Malnati says he gets two tickets to any game all year. Im going to catch a lot of Kansas City Royals games, said Malnati, who wore Royals colors when he won a Web.com Tour event last year. The Royals? Thats exactly why Im a fan, said Malnati, who grew up in Tennessee and played golf at Missouri. I was dating a girl from Kansas City and we got to a game and I thought, This is pathetic. Its a great ballpark. This team needs fans and no one is here. So Im a die-hard Kansas City fan. MLB.com spokesman Matt Gould said it also has deals with Shawn Stefani, former NCAA champion Max Homa and Zack Fisher, who was medalist at Q-school last month to earn his Web.com Tour card. The general thinking is twofold, Gould said. First and foremost, were big fans of the PGA Tour in a general sense. Secondly, we think there is a great, smart crossover opportunity with a like-minded fan base for young and upcoming players. Associated PressPGA Tour golfer Jimmy Walker played one hole with Tiger Woods during a practice round in 2001. Walker will get the chance to play 36 holes with Woods during the first two rounds of the Farmers Insurance Open starting Thursday.
Section CWEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE I really love to just come out and have fun with the kids and challenge them through movement, Porcelli said. Physical education is all about movement. He has been teaching physical education for 23 years, with 10 of those years being at Hernando Elementary School. He was also a wrestling coach at Citrus High School for six years. This day and age we have to take ownership of that fitness piece and movement part MATTHEW BECK/ChroniclePhysical education instructor Michael Porcelli is ringed by his students recently at Hernando Elementary School. Porcelli has been helping kids keep fit for 23 years, and spent the last decade at Hernando Elementary. THECHILDRENHUDDLEDAROUNDHIMASTHOUGHHEHADJUSTSTEPPEDout of a Hollywood movie premiere. Hes no star but, rather, an action hero in the students eyes. Physical education instructor Michael Porcelli is their real-life superhero. But he doesnt notice that. ERYNWORTHINGTON Staff writer of our lives, Porcelli said. If they understand that it is fun and they can do it different ways, it can help them down the road as far as staying active. We are trying to promote activity. We are not here to build a specific sport champion. We are here to give them an opportunity to find many ways to move and then to build on that as they get older. Voted Teacher of the Year in 2012, Porcelli said he is proud to educate in Citrus County. Our school really offers so many different opportunities for our students, he said. Our district does a great job teaching the whole child and not just the academic portion. Teaching the children to move by themselves, partnered or in a group is exactly what Porcelli does in his physical education classes. All of the kids are actively involved and working hard to help themselves, he said. Instead of competing against others, they are really competing against themselves and taking ownership in what they do. It carries into life. There is so much stuff that we do in physical education that could be integrated into what their classroom teachers do and integrated into everyday life. That is the focus of our program. Porcelli continued to explain that there are ample opportunities for students to become active at school. We have a before-school program, afterschool running program and physical education classes, he said. We try to give the children as many different activities as possible. We have more than 100 kids in the after-school runners club. We meet twice a week from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Some of our kids choose to compete in the races. Some of them do not, and thats fine. The main thing is that they are exercising and running. There are some kids that will get a beforeschool program, physical education class and after-school runners club all in one day. However, he feels that physical education can also continue at home. Go out and play catch with your child or take them to the park, Porcelli said. Free play is really important. If they can get 15 minutes more a day doing something, then that is a wonderful gift to your child.Contact Chronicle reporter Eryn Worthington at 352-563-5660, ext. 1334, or firstname.lastname@example.org. ABOVE: Porcelli understands the need for kids to learn how to work together, and frequently has students perform team-building exercises. On this day, groups of students linked arms to race other groups of students while attempting to keep their grip. LEFT: Porcelli takes a few minutes to instruct his students. His philosophy? Instead of competing against others, they are really competing against themselves and taking ownership in what they do. It carries into life. BELOW: While students get exercise as part of their physical education classes, they should be getting plenty at home, too. Free play is really important, Porcelli said. If they can get 15 minutes more a day doing something, then that is a wonderful gift to your child.
School supplies were collected by the Citrus County Cracker Quilters during the fall and presented to Bruce Sheffield, Citrus County School Coordinator, to be given to the children of Citrus County. The last collection was in December and the many items will be presented to the children starting in January. Pictured are: Geri Werking, Judy McVaugh, and Pam Oliver, Cracker members, and Bruce Sheffield.Special to the Chronicle Section CWEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014 The Suncoast Business Masters (SBM), a group of local business owners and managers, raised $47,000 at its recent 10th annual Dinner & Auction held at Tuscany on the Meadows. The funds raised at this event were donated to the Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coast (ELC). The ELC operates and oversees two programs critical to the preparation of young children for educational success Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) and the School Readiness Program (child care subsidy to assist eligible families with the cost of child care). All funds raised at the event benefit at-risk children and families in Citrus County. Fundraiser nets $47,000 for Early Learning Coalition Cracker Quilters round up supplies for countys students Special to the Chronicle Special to the ChronicleOfficers of the Citrus MOPARS car club Mike Bonadonna, Greg Warhol and Gene Raby presented Sandy VanDervort of the Withlacoochee Technical Institute with contribution check for $500. Citrus MOPARS runs car shows during the year to earn funds to contribute to local charities. This contribution will be used by WTI to fund an automotive scholarship previously set up by the club. As a result of this charitable effort by local business people and community members, the state will match each dollar raised with $15.66, resulting in a total amount of $783,020 to support the School Readiness Program in our community. The funds will be used to provide quality child care/early learning services to approximately 196 at-risk children in Citrus County for one year. Research has shown that young children who participate in a quality early learning program prior to kindergarten entry are more likely to earn higher monthly wages as adults, are more likely to own a home, and are more likely to have completed higher levels of schooling than children that did not have the opportunity for participation in such programs. On behalf of Citrus Countys youngest citizens, the members of the Suncoast Business Masters and the Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coast, the SBM thanks all who attended the event and extends its gratitude to the many merchants who donated products and services for the auctions. Pictured are most of the members of Suncoast Business Masters. They meet every Wednesday for lunch at Black Diamond for networking their individual companies and collectively to plan further ways to help local residents through charitable events. Business people who may be interested in joining the SBM should contact Sue Fullerton at 352-400-1721. Special to the ChronicleSecond-graders in Crystal River Primary Schools teacher Rachel Millers class were so inspired after learning of Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr.s fight for civil rights that they created a short play on their own to illustrate what Parks and King encountered. Play springs from Kings struggle MOPARS gives endowment to WTI
Associated PressNEW YORK Chiara de Blasio helped get her dad elected mayor, flaunting quirky head gear and joking from the podium on primary night. But on Christmas Eve, the 19-year-old did something else: She bared her soul on YouTube about her history of depression and substance abuse. The idea, she said, was to urge others to get help. Fiercely protective of her privacy while allowing her front and center on the campaign trail, her parents released a statement of support when the surprise video dropped. While the timing was questioned the four-minute video from her fathers transition team was released when many were distracted by the holidays advocates for Chiaras generation of digital natives lauded her speaking out publicly as the act of a brave young woman. Brave, yes, but foolhardy, perhaps, for other teens who dont have access to slick political handlers and, unlike Chiara, still face the perilous and competitive college admissions process. She already attends college in California. Handled or not, todays teens are notorious over-sharers on social media, but does Chiaras revelation symbolize something else as mental health advocates work to destigmatize the shame and silent suffering of those afflicted? What of other young people so inspired to publicly disclose their depression, drinking and drugging, eating disorders or struggles against suicidal thoughts? I think in general that its healing for people to be honest. I also think in the admissions context that its very challenging and problematic. I would advise a child to go very, very gingerly, said Carol Barash, founder and CEO of Story to College, a Manhattan-based nonprofit that has worked with thousands of students from diverse backgrounds on how to shape personal narratives for college essays and scholarships. Theres a difference between telling your friends and the whole world, she added. Most kids dont have a PR team to help them through what could happen, all the fallout from doing that brave, courageous thing. From 13 to 20 percent of young people in the U.S. age 3 to 17 experience a broad range of mental disorders in a given year, and prevalence appears to be increasing, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which looked at data over multiple years from multiple sources. Suicide, for youth ages 12 to 17, was the second leading cause of death in 2010, the report said. We are seeing more public disclosure, said Cheryl Rode, senior clinical director for the nonprofit San Diego Center for Children, which is under contract to provide services through San Diego County. Some of it is because of the movement of social media but some of it is also within the field of mental health. Theres a large focus on stigma reduction, she said. Many teens feel like theyre the only ones experiencing whatever it is theyre going through, and so when others are speaking up, it makes it a little bit safer. Talking about mental health is really important. But talking to whom? That, she said, is a very individual and person decision that should definitely include parents. Most kids, when theyre sharing, are sharing more impulsively, Rode said. I would not say parents should encourage publicizing to a mass audience their youths mental health status. You lose control of it. Disclosing in a more limited personal way is a better way of building support. More young people suffering both mental health and serious physical health conditions are enthusiastic in recovery and treatment about sharing their stories to help others, she said. I think adolescents often see themselves as very altruistic, whether its giving advice to another kid in a group kind of setting or being the example, the role model. Thats often a very healing process for kids, Rode said. While trying to lessen stigma over mental health diagnoses and substance abuse, Los Angeles child and adolescent psychiatrist Anandhi Narasimhan cautions that public disclosure remains risky for young people, especially when coming out at school or in the college admissions process. It depends on the admissions committee and who reads the essay. You just dont know, she said. Family therapist Rick Meeves in Salt Lake City oversees a network of teen treatment centers for CRC Health Group and has worked with adolescents for 20 years. While he, too, considers Chiaras disclosure a positive, he also thinks other teens should tread lightly. Its heroic, its pioneering and its laudable, but I dont think were quite there yet as a society of being able to say, Hey look, I suffer from depression and I manage it. I would like to think that were almost there but Im not sure we are. EDUCATIONCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEWEDNESDAY, JANUARY22, 2014 C3 Associated PressChiara de Blasio stands with her father, Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio, and her brother, Dante, left, Nov. 5, 2013, after her father voted in the Brooklyn borough of New York. On Christmas Eve, Chiara, 19, bared her soul on YouTube about her history of depression and substance abuse, and urged others to get help. Chiara was lauded for her brave act of speaking out publicly, but experts say teens should be careful about airing their issues in public. Chiara de Blasio tells all. Should your teen do it too? Its heroic, its pioneering and its laudable, but I dont think were quite there yet as a society of being able to say, Hey look, I suffer from depression and I manage it. I would like to think that were almost there but Im not sure we are. Rick Meeves, therapist Associated PressWASHINGTON Tens of thousands more American babies, toddlers and preschoolers would be eligible for early childhood programs under a budget deal reached by lawmakers that advocates hailed as an encouraging sign that Congress is committed to early education programs. They are hopeful the next step will be the icing on the cake in early childhood education: Passage of universal preschool for 4-year-olds. There are still a lot of hurdles. The budget deal restores funds cut from Head Start programs that provide educational services to low-income students. The funds were removed under across-the-board budget cuts last year, and an estimated 57,000 children lost access to Head Start programs, according to the National Head Start Association. The new budget deal includes $8.6 billion for Head Start programs a $1 billion increase from 2013 that would expand Head Start to 90,000 new kids, according to the office of Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin, the chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. Among those children are an estimated 40,000 new babies and toddlers who would be eligible for services under a $500 million expansion of early Head Start programs. The deal includes $2.4 billion for a program that provides grants to states for child care assistance for low-income families a $154 million increase from last year, meaning 22,000 additional children would be helped, according to Harkins office. Advocates were also encouraged that the agreement would fund a $250 million Race to the Top competitive grant program that encourages states to create and expand all-day preschool programs for low-income children. Congress is acknowledging the importance of investing in a childs earliest years, said Mary Kusler, director of government relations with National Education Association. Catriona Macdonald, a team leader with the First Five Years Fund, an advocacy group focused on early childhood development, said, The signal the Appropriations Committee sent with this legislation is that they have seen and heard the momentum behind early childhood education. President Barack Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan have long sought to improve the quality and availability of early childhood programs as a way to level the playing field for youngsters, primarily those who are poor and start kindergarten well behind their peers. They cite research that says every $1 spent on preschool has a $7 return because of money saved on public assistance payments and prison, and say only about a third of children attend high-quality preschool programs. Duncan, in a statement, praised the agreement, even though it did not include some key administration proposals. Specifically, the administration had sought $750 million in preschool development grants to states and $75 billion over 10 years for a Preschool for All program that funds preschool for low-income children and encourages states to create or expand programs to others. The budget deal disclosed late Monday still needs to be approved by Congress. It did not include the new preschool development grant program and Congress has not approved the presidents universal preschool program. Cost is clearly a hurdle, but critics have also questioned whether gains made in early learning programs can be maintained longterm; whether high-quality programs can be done well on a large scale; and whether the government should even have a role in educating young kids. House Republicans, in particular, have been reluctant to create new programs. Minnesota Rep. John Kline, the Republican chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, has said theres agreement on the importance of early childhood education, but before investing in any new federal early childhood initiatives, opportunities should be examined to improve existing programs such as Head Start. His Democratic counterpart on the committee, California Rep. George Miller, called the budget deal a significant step toward expanding early education programs. He said the next step is passing the bill he co-sponsored with Harkin that is similar to the presidents plan for universal pre-K. In other areas of education, the agreement would restore much of the funding cut from high-priority programs before last years acrossthe-board cuts, including special education programs and schools with a high number of low-income students. 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This begins the Olympic torch relay.Lighting the cauldron The end of the torch relay occurs during the opening cermonies in Sochi, where the flame will be used to light the Olympic cauldron, or kettle, signaling the beginning of the 2014 Winter Olympics.Carrying the torch The torch relay for the 2014 games has included 14,000 torchbearers traveling more than 40,000 miles in 123 days. The flame will have visited more than 2,900 communities and locations in Russia and elsewhere. Among the destinations are Mount Elbrus, the tallest mountain on the continent of Europe, the North Pole and even the International Space Station! Divers in Russias Lake Baikal passed the Olympic flame underwater on Nov. 23, 2013. These special torches were designed to stay lighted underwater, at nearly 3,600 degrees Fahrenheit.photos courtesy Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee The Olympic torch relay began in September in Greece. Here, Russian NHL player Alexander Ovechkin receives the flame, along with an olive branch symbolizing peace. Sochi 2014 ambassador Tatiana Navka holds the 2014 torch. from The Mini Page 2014 Universal Uclick Wesley: Where do polar bears keep their money? Winton: In a snow bank! Wendy: What happens when a snowman enters a haunted house? Wade: Ice screams!TM All the following jokes have something in common. Can you guess the common theme or category? Waldo: What did they call the heavy snowstorm that hit the Emerald City? Wallace: The blizzard of Oz!Mini Spy . .Mini Spy and her friends are taking a ski lift up the mountain in Sochi. See if you can find: from The Mini Page 2014 U niversal Uclick TM Rookie Cookies RecipeSpicy Turkey Corn SoupYoull need: What to do:1. Heat oil in a large soup pot. 2. Add vegetables and cook for 5 minutes until softened. 3. Add spices. Stir and cook for 1 minute. 4. Add broth, turkey, tomatoes and jalapeno peppers. 5. Bring to a boil, then add corn. 6. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes. You will need an adults help with this recipe.from The Mini Page 2014 Universal Uclick TM12 teaspoon black pepper 12 cup chopped jalapeno peppers from The Mini Page 2014 Universal UclickMeet Piper Curda Piper Curda stars as Jasmine in the new Piper was born in Tallahassee, Fla., and grew up in Chicago. She started acting when she was 9 years old and appeared with her older sister She competed in gymnastics until she was 11, and now enjoys tap dancing, yoga and boxing. She also likes to write poetry and songs, sing, and play the drums and guitar. She and her four siblings support several charities that serve veterans and their families. photo by Craig Sjodin, courtesy Disney Channel from The Mini Page 2014 Universal UclickWelcome to Sochi!The Mini Page StaffBetty Debnam Founding Editor and Editor at Large Lisa Tarry Managing Editor Lucy Lien Associate Editor Wendy Daley A rtist The city of Sochi was established in the late 1800s, but the region has been a crossroads for humans since prehistoric times. Along the eastern shore of the Black Sea, researchers have found cave dwellings and tools dating back tens of thousands of years. Sochis climate is very mild compared to much of Russia. While many areas of the country, including Siberia, are known for long, bitterly cold winters and short summers, Sochi has hot summers, mild winters and little snow. As a result, the city has become a resort destination. The ski resort of Rosa Khutor will host all alpine, or mountain, skiing events in both the Winter Olympics and the Winter Paralympics.A warm retreat As Sochi grew in the early 20th century, many sanatoriums (sanuh-TOR-ee-ums) were built to care for sick people, most of whom wanted to escape the colder parts of Russia. They hoped medical and spa treatments and warmer air would help to improve their health and allow them to live longer.Olympics in Sochi The Sochi Olympics will be held in two areas. The opening and closing ceremonies, figure skating, curling, speedskating and hockey will take place in the city itself. All of the outdoor competitions, including all skiing, sledding and jumping events, will take place near in the Caucasus Mountains about 30 minutes from Sochi. Sochi stretches more than 90 miles along the Black Sea coast. The Black Sea itself is about the size of California, and is bordered by Russia, Georgia, Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine. The Iceberg Skating Palace will host all figure skating events and short-track speedskating. Following the Olympics, this 12,000-seat arena will be taken apart, moved to another city and rebuilt. It may be used for many different sports. The Dendrarium is a botanical garden in the middle of Sochi. It was created in 1892 and has more than 1,700 species of trees, plants and bushes from all over the world. Next week, The Mini Page shares more about the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. than any other nation in the world. Canada and the United States each use six time zones. more than a mile deep. It is estimated to hold about one-fifth of all the fresh water on Earth. host the opening and closing ceremonies of the Sochi Games, will also host matches during the 2018 FIFA World Cup to be held in Russia.photos courtesy Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee from The Mini Page 2014 Universal UclickSupersport: Ted LigetyHeight: 5-11 Birthdate: 8-31-84 Residence: Park City, Utah Roaring down the snowy slopes, swerving around the sharp turns and speeding on the straightaways, Ted Ligety has the look of a skiing champion. And thats what he is: a 2006 Olympic champion who hopes to add to his medal collection at the 2014 Winter The American star won three gold medals in the 2013 World Championships and owns seven U.S. titles in his career. Other highlights include four World Cup slalom crowns and three top-10 finishes in two Olympics. Years of hard work have paid off for Ligety, who first put on skis soon after he learned to walk. 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Honors The following students from Citrus County were recently awarded bachelors degrees from Flagler College in St. Augustine, Fla: Paige Garrity of Hernando and Carly Zervis of Crystal River.Scholarships and contests The ladies of the Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club are looking for students to receive a scholarship. The awards are open to students who attend public school, private school and those home-schooled. Applicants must have lived in Yankeetown or Inglis for two or more years and be a current resident. New residents who do not meet the above criteria may still apply and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Students are asked to write a personal essay and complete a questionnaire, have a 3.0 GPA or higher, and submit teacher and counselor recommendation letters. Those who wish to apply may obtain an application from guidance counselors at Dunnellon or Crystal River High Schools, at the A.F. Knotts Library on 56th Street in Yankeetown or download from www. yiwomansclub.com. Completed applications should be mailed to: Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club Education Committee, P.O. Box 298, Yankeetown, FL 34498, and must be postmarked no later than April 4. Prospective applicants may call the club between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday at 352-447-2057 or email email@example.com. The BFF Society Inc. is offering $1,000 scholarships to local students. Applications are available at all high schools, the Withlacoochee Technical Institute and the College of Central Florida in the guidance counselors offices. Applications must be postmarked by March 22. To qualify, students must: be a U.S. citizen attending a Citrus County school or be a Citrus County resident; have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; and be graduating high school seniors or adult students. Scholarships must be used to attend an accredited college, junior college or professional school; scholarships are to be used for tuition and books only. Winners will be notified in April and be required to attend the BFF Society Awards Banquet on May 12. Mail applications to: The BFF Society Inc., Claudia Perry, 620 N. Heathrow Drive, Lecanto, FL 34461. For more information, call 352-726-6860 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 the Daughters of the American Revolution 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 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. 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 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 email@example.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 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 successfulparticipation in a limited number of honors-level classes that also serve to fulfill degree requirements. Students may also take classes at any of the CF locations each term, and are not bound to enrolling only in classes offered at the Citrus campus. Besides financial benefits, the Community of Scholars offers members priority registration each term. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or call CF Honors Institute Director Andrew Jenkins at 352746-6721, ext. 1263. All Citrus County students in grades nine through 12, whether they are in county high schools or are homeschooled, 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: district contest, Sunday, Jan. 26. 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 available at 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. Take Stock in Children is a program that helps deserving students and their families realize their dream of sending their child to college. 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. Take Stock in Children scholarships are provided through the Florida Prepaid Foundation. 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 352-344-0855. Deadline is Feb. 14. The Spot Kids Club offers Free Tutoring at its afterschool enrichment program that provides help with homework assistance, tutoring, computer labs, reading and math clubs, mentorship, leadership skills, outdoor activities, arts and crafts to students in kindergarten through seventh grade. The Kids Club offers students a fun and safe place to learn and develop study skills. The program will enable success in reading and math by bringing students up by one grade level. Free tutoring is available to local families who qualify. Applications can be picked up at 405 S.E. Seventh Ave., Crystal River. Tutoring scholarships will be given to students on a first-come, firstserved basis. Any family receiving free or reduced-price lunch automatically qualifies. Applications must be completed and returned to The Spot with proof of free or reduced-price lunch. These scholarships have been made possible by Kids Central Inc. and from the Department of Children and Families. Space is limited. The program runs the entire school year, from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. On scheduled early dismissal days, the hours will be 12:30 to 6 p.m. Bus transportation from Crystal River Primary and Middle School is available to The Spot. Registration is required. Call 352-794-3870. The Harry F. Nesbitt VFW Post 10087 of Beverly Hills sponsors the Patriots Pen Essay Contest, open to sixth-, seventhand eighthgrade 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 at each level of the contest. 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 email@example.com.Classes and courses 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: Thursday, Jan. 23: Mac Lab. Registration is required. Email John Engberg at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com. 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. The Crystal River Users Group (CRUG) has announced its class schedule for January and February. Mondays, Jan. 20 to Feb. 3: PhotoShop Elements. Monday Jan. 27: Windows 8.1 Basics. Monday Feb. 3 and 10: Facebook Personal. Mondays Feb. 10 to 24: Photo Story 3. Mondays Feb. 17 to March 10: Word Press. Class will be from noon to 2 p.m. Classes are open to all but may fill or be canceled if not enough students are registered. 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ATTEND THIS UNIQUE WORKSHOP Each registered participant will attend a workshop in the following: Dos and Donts of the Interview Navigating the workplace Resume writing Social Media for Job Seekers Participate in a mock interview with a professional in their chosen field Register today at www.citrusunitedway.org or call 352-795-5483 Each registered attendee will receive a ticket for breakfast and lunch. Doors open at 8 am. This FREE workshop is brought to you in partnership with Workforce Connection and College of CF Citrus Campus. We thank our United Way partners: CenterState Bank, Publix Supermarket Charities, The Citrus County Chronicle, Cypress Cove Care Center, Sheldon Palmes Insurance, Sibex, and State Farm agent Michael Bays and our event partners CF and Workforce Connection. 000H0YH Sponsored By Saturday, February 1, 2014 10AM 3PM Cornerstone Baptist Church 1100 W. 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Submit information at least two weeks before the e vent. Multiple publications cannot be guaranteed. Submit material at Chronicle of fices in Inverness or Crystal River; by fax at 352-563-3280; or email to email@example.com. Notes tend to run one week prior to the date of an e vent. Publication on a special day cant be guaranteed. Snowbird group looking for membersTheres still time to join the American-Canadian Snowbirds Club for fun times, including weekly golf scrambles, shuffleboard and euchre or bridge and attending the Valentines Day Dinner/Dance on Wednesday, Feb. 12, and the annual picnic in March. Call 352-341-4407 for details on the clubs activities. Jersey group to eat at Cinnamon SticksThe New Jersey and Friends Club of Citrus Countys luncheon scheduled for 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, will be at Cinnamon Sticks, 727 U.S. 41 South in Inverness. For more information, call MaryAnne at 352-746-3386. Lady Elks will stage annual fashion showThe West Citrus Ladies of the Elks will present its annual fashion Show Friday. Doors open at 11 a.m. and a luncheon will be prepared by Chef Ken. Many door prizes and raffles will be offered. The cost is $20. Proceeds go to local childrens charities. Tickets are available by calling Anne 352-382-1848.Books and Bling donation day SaturdayDo you have an excess of books stored on those shelves? The Friends of the Floral City Library is happy to accept clean hardcover and paperback books, books on CDs and DVDs. The keyword here is clean. Organizers stress that no one wants to purchase items with roach skid marks, so those excess books from your shed out back are probably not donation material. Mens and womens jewelry items, purses and other accessories are also accepted. A jewelry artist and bling coordinator cleans the items and does minor repairs prior to the sale in February. Bring donations to the parking lot behind Floral City Library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and members will unload them. For information call Thelma at 352-726-2431 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Big Yard Sale to help Project GraduationCome support a safe graduation night celebration for Citrus High School. There will be a big yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at 803 N. Rooks Ave., off Croft Avenue, Inverness. Proceeds will benefit CHS Project Graduation. COMMUNITYPage C6WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Adopt ARESCUED PET Audrey Special to the ChronicleWho could not love that face? Audrey is one of our newest fosters. She is a 10-month-old English bulldog/ Johnson bull mix and a real sweetheart of a dog. Shes friendly and lovable. 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.adopta rescuedpet.com for more pets and the adoption calendar with locations, dates and times. Come see the pets! NEWS NOTES Coastal Region Library 8619 W. Crystal St., Crystal River 352-795-3716 Jan. 27 Nature Coast Painters Group, 10 a.m. Jan. 28 Mother Goose Time, 11 a.m. Jan. 29 Nature Coast Bead Society, 10 a.m. Jan. 30 AARP Tax-Aide, 10:30 a.m. Preschool Stories, 10:30 a.m. Jan. 31 Tai Chi, 10 a.m. Nature Coast Dulcimer Players, 2 p.m. Feb. 1 Hearts & Crafts, 11 p.m. Homosassa Public Library 4100 S. Grandmarch Ave. 352-628-5626 Jan. 27 Workforce Connection Mobile Unit, 10 a.m. Tai Chi for Seniors, 10:15 a.m. Tai Chi for Seniors, noon Jan. 28 Ask a Master Gardener, 2 p.m. Celebrate Reading, 4:30 p.m. Reiki, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 29 Sugarmill Scrappers, 10 a.m. Preschool Storytime, 11 a.m. Jan. 30 Word: Templates & Tables, 10:15 a.m. Mother Goose Time, 10:30 a.m. Town Hall Listening Session, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 31 Tai Chi for Seniors, 10:15 a.m. The Knit Wits of Homosassa, 1 p.m. Lakes Region Library 1511 Druid Road, Inverness 352-726-2357 Jan. 27 Needlecrafters, 10 a.m. Stampin Up! Card Making Class, 2 p.m. Jan. 28 SHINE, 10 a.m. Ask a Master Gardener, 1 p.m. Thinking for a Change (T4C), 3:30 p.m. Family Storytime, 6 p.m. Jan. 29 Free E-Books @ Your Library, 10:30 a.m. Americans United for Separation of Church and State, 3:30 p.m. Jan. 30 Tai Chi, 10 a.m. Preschool Stories, 10:30 a.m. Withlacoochee Chapter Sons of the American Revolution, 1 p.m. Jan. 31 Mother Goose Time, 11 a.m. Quarterly Continuing Education Meeting for Volunteer Literacy Tutors, 2 p.m. Feb. 1 Sabbath Church of God Fellowship, 11 a.m. Central Ridge Library 425 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills 352-746-6622 Jan. 27 Lakeside Village POA, 10 a.m. Scrabble Game, 10 a.m. Senior Crafters, 1 p.m. Coin Club, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 28 Word: Templates & Tables, 10:15 a.m. Preschool Stories, 11 a.m. Pre-GED Algebra/ Geometry Classes, 5 p.m. Jan. 29 Tai Chi, 10a.m. Mother Goose Time, 11 a.m. Jan. 30 Depression & Anxiety Support Group, 10 a.m. Getting Started with Computers II, 10:15 a.m. Jan. 31 AARP Tax-Aide, 10 a.m. Feb. 1 Florida Bluebird Society, 10 a.m. Historical Novel Society, 1 p.m. Floral City Public Library 8360 E. Orange Ave. 352-726-3671 The library is closed Jan. 27. Jan. 28 Tai Chi, 11 a.m. Jan. 29 Preschool Stories, 10:30 a.m. Chess in the Library, 1 p.m. Jan. 30 Learn, Connect, Play: Board Games, Wii, Puzzles, 4:30 p.m. LYNNEBOELE Special to the ChronicleSweep out the old; make room for the new its that time of year. The Friends of the Citrus County Library System (FOCCLS) offers a helping hand for housecleaning chores: donate those gently used books and other treasures now to your local library for the Friends Spring Book Sale. Central Ridge, Coastal and Lakes Region libraries gratefully accept donations of gently used books, CDs, DVDs, puzzles and games. Volunteer Friends are at work again sorting, pricing and packing materials in preparation for the mega Spring Book Sale slated for March 7 through 11 at the Citrus County Auditorium. The Friends book sales offer something for everyone. Donations are grouped into more than 45 categories including art, biography, childrens, classics, cooking, crafts and sewing, fiction, foreign language, health and fitness, history, large print, mysterythrillers, religion, romance, travel and Westerns. Most book prices range from $1 to $3. The Friends of the Citrus County Library System is a nonprofit organization. Proceeds from the fundraisers make possible the purchase of print books, e-books, DVDs, CDs and other resources not covered by the annual library budget. For book sale information, call 352-746-1334 or 352-527-8405 or visit www.foccls.org. TEDDIANNEGOSHORN Special to the ChronicleIt is said that Mardi Gras is the love of life. It is the harmonic convergence of music, creativity, our communities and our joy of living. One person in particular holds these notions of Mardi Gras close to her heart Sandy Price, chairwoman of the Love Your Library Evening. Weve been gearing up for a fantastic event this year. Its our fourth year, were thinking outside the box and thought that the Mardi Gras theme would be a fun change of pace, from what weve done in previous years, Price said. This evening will be filled with beads, feathers, complimentary wine, a fabulous silent auction and even live Dixieland jazz music! Theres a lot of behind-thescenes work that goes into making this evening a fun, special event, she said. It always amazes me how much hard work and dedication that our committee members, various Friends groups, and library staff put into this event. It reveals that tenant of Mardi Gras about our communities and how they fervently believe that the Citrus County Library System holds a special place within the fabric of our community. To keep the vision of the library system moving forward, events such as this one are imperative for the long-term goals and growth, so the library can do what it does best offer quality information and educational opportunities to everyone. While tax revenues support the librarys ongoing operations, core collections, staffing, etc., supplemental funding generated from the Love Your Library Evening is needed to ensure the librarys stability as an indispensable community resource. With this years fundraising event, the Citrus County Library Foundation Fund, established by the Library Advisory Board, is on the brink of achieving its first major goal the creation of a $100,000 endowment, which will provide supplemental funds to the library annually. The funding will be used to help the library stay relevant with the most current trends such as mobile applications, ebooks and other digital resources; as well as provide cultural and informational programming to improve the quality of life within Citrus County. This evening is designed to be festively fun, and I think the guests will all be positively thrilled at everything that we have planned, Price said. It certainly isnt an event that anyone will want to miss! Youll be showing your support for the library system, while having a great time doing it. The fourth annual Love Your Library Evening will be staged from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at the Central Ridge Branch in Beverly Hills. Tickets are $25 and currently on sale at all branches. For more information, visit citruslibraries.org. CITRUS COUNTY LIBRARY SCHEDULES: JAN. 27-FEB. 1 Library Friends seek donations for Spring Sale Five-year-old Justin Moye examines a selection on fish and aquariums at the Citrus Friends of the Library Fall Sale. Books in more than 45 categories will be available at the Friends Spring Sale.LYNNE BOELE/Special to the Chronicle Love Your Library Mardi Gras style Fourth annual fundraiser on tap Special to the ChronicleSandy Price is chairwoman for the Love Your Library Evening, slated for Friday, Feb. 21.
COMMUNITYCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEWEDNESDAY, JANUARY22, 2014 C7 COMMUNITY Westend Market on tap SaturdayWestend Farmers Market and Arts and Crafts Westend Market will be held at the Crystal River Mall from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, rain or shine. The Westend Farmers Market will be the second Saturday each month. The market offers antiques, arts and crafts, as well as new and used merchandise. Arts and Crafts Westend Market will be the fourth Saturday each month. Artists and craftsmen from around Citrus County sell their handmade works of art. At the markets, more than 40 vendors share their specialty items with entertainment, mini golf and more. All vendors must register with the mall office, pay in advance the vendor fee of $10 and supply their own setups. For more information, call the mall office at 352-795-2585.Flotilla to do GPS training in FebruaryInterested in learning how to use that GPS you have for your boat? U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary 15-01 of Crystal River will offer a two-day comprehensive class from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on two Saturdays, Feb. 8 and Feb. 15. Class size is limited to 10 people for more one-on-one instruction. Call Linda at 352-5036199 to register.Come dance at CR Moose Lodge MondaysCrystal River Moose Lodge 2013 has dances from 7 to 10 p.m. Mondays at the lodge, 1855 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. All-you-can-eat spaghetti is served. For more information, call the lodge at 352-795-7030.Womans club plans Day at the CastleThe GFWC Crystal River Womans Club Literary Group invites everyone on a bus trip for a Day at the Castle Solomons Castle, on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Lunch will be enjoyed at the Moat Restaurant. Solomons Castle is the home and galleries of the famous artist and sculptor Howard Solomon. The cost covers transportation, castle tour, lunch, taxes and gratuities. Call JoAnn Ryan at 352-3821138 or Joan at 352-564-8773 to reserve a seat on the bus. Day Trippers club to go watch baseballThe 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. Only a few seats remain.Vanity For Humanity event fights cancerYai Yai International will be the scene for Vanity For Humanity 2014 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2. The event will benefit the National Cervical Cancer Coalition. Profits will be donated to NCCC. The event includes onstage makeover presentations and the YaiYai 2014 Spring Collection fashion models. Cervical cancer and human papilloma virus (HPV) prevention information, tips and awareness will be available. Refreshments coffee, tea, wine, appetizers and giveaways are all included. Yai Yai International is at 530 N. Suncoast Blvd., across from Crystal River Airport. For information, call 352-795-7625, NEWS NOTES news from the Crystal River area Spotlighting news from your community Wednesday Crystal Ri ver area including Inglis and Yankeetown Thursday Inverness and F loral City area Friday Homosassa area Saturday Central Ridge ar ea including Beverly Hills and Dunnellon St. Annes Episcopal Church Women President Doris Flynn, left, and Treasurer Edwina Reisig, presented a check for $700 recently to help replenish the Nature Coast Ministries food pantry. Ministering to others Recently, at a luncheon for leaders of area churches, Pastor Jack Alwood of the First Presbyterian Church of Crystal River heard a story about Nature Coast Ministries and its mission to not only feed, clothe and provide assistance to those in need, but also a new mission to get churches, businesses, hospitals and individuals to support its efforts to provide a free dental and medical clinic for adults, including veterans and seniors in need. Alwood arranged for Nature Coast Ministries to make a presentation to his Evangelism Council and they became partners in supporting the dental and medical clinic. They decided to make a contribution of $1,000 that week, In addition, the church continued its support by writing for a grant from regional offices in Tampa. As a result, the Evangelism Council was able to present Nature Coast Ministries with a check for $7,500. Pictured are Joe Papp II, executive director; Bonie McMullin, director; Jack Alwood, senior pastor, First Presbyterian Church of Crystal River; and Kristi Rosende, clerk of session. WHAT IS NATURE COAST MINISTRIES? Nature Coast Ministries is a nonprofit, nondenominational, volunteer mission formed to help neighbors and friends with caring and dignity w ho need a hand up during hard times. Located at 999 N.E. Fifth St. (State Road 44 East), in Crystal River, it currently provides food for 300 families weekly and has provided furnishings for 14 families, plus clothing and bicycles for hundreds. Photos special to the Chronicle RUTH LEVINS/Special to the ChronicleLarry Morabito of Citrus County Fire Rescue accepts a Certificate of Appreciation from Kings Bay Lions Club President Audrey Jonas-Stutt. Morabito spoke at a recent meeting of the club to talk about Fire Rescues history. History lesson for Lions Special to ChronicleJoin a Department of Enviromental Protection biologist and Florida Public Archaeology Network archaeologist at the Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 1, to learn about the areas ecosystem and archaeological heritage. The Eco-Archaeo Workshop will be at the WGP Ellie Schiller Education Center and presented by Jamie Letendre, environmental specialist at the Florida DEP, with Lis Hylton, outreach coordinator, and Nigel Rudulph, outreach assistant, from the FPAN Central Region. Letendre, from St. Martins Marsh and Big Bend Seagrasses aquatic preserves, will talk about the ecology of the area. Hylton and Rudulph will talk about prehistoric peoples of the area and then give participants an opportunity to make some pottery. Clay for the pottery will be provided at no charge. Participants may attend a pit firing of their creations at Crystal River Archaeological State Park on March 29. For more information about the event, appropriate for all ages, visit www.fl publicarchaeology.org/crc or facebook. com/FPANcentral. The Friends of the WGP annual meeting will follow the presentation. Fire pottery, learn history at WGP Want to show off? Come to Ozello with chili, crafts Special to the ChronicleOzello is getting ready for its eighth annual Chili Cookoff & Craft Show slated for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. Anyone can enter the free chili contest at the Ozello Civic Center, located 6.2 miles off U.S. 19 on Ozello Road. Chili tastings and chili dinner will begin at 11 a.m. Donation is $5. Anyone interested in displaying and needing an application for the craft show may call show chairwoman Jane Beller at 352-634-0563 or visit ozello.net.
C8WEDNESDAY, JANUARY22, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEENTERTAINMENT PHILLIPALDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn.Look before you leap is a well-known adage. There is a bridge equivalent, which is highlighted by todays deal. South is in four spades. West leads off with the top three clubs. How should South continue after ruffing the third? Note Norths raise to two spades. This risked putting his side into a 4-3 fit, but to rebid one no-trump with no minor-suit stopper would have been worse. Support with support, especially in the majors. And if South had enough to move higher and only four spades, he would have rebid something other than four spades (perhaps three no-trump). Souths jump to four spades promised at least a five-card suit. South will fail only if he loses one trick in each major. The textbooks will tell you that the percentage play in spades is to cash the ace and king. If declarer does that here, though, he will go down, losing one spade, one heart and two clubs. Instead, South should take the whole deal into account and do a little preparation, so that if he does misguess spades, he will still make the contract regardless of the heart position. Before touching trumps, South should play off his two diamond winners. Then he should cash his spade king and lead a spade to dummys nine. Here the finesse wins and the contract is home. But note that if East could win the seventh trick with the spade queen, he would be endplayed. If he leads a heart, declarer cannot lose a trick in that suit. Or if East returns a minor-suit card, South sluffs a heart from his hand and ruffs on the board. 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You said if I trust my wife, not to worry about it. After you printed my letter, I wrote this couple a half-sincere take the high road letter, admitting I could have been wrong about interpreting that kiss and invited them to come for dinner and stay over. They never replied. But a month later, they drove into town and met my wife for lunch while I was at work. The husband asked my wife whether I felt neglected. How smug is that? A couple of weeks later, my wife and I celebrated our 25th anniversary at a lovely vacation spot, and a week later, she stayed overnight at this couples home while visiting a mutual friend who was ill. I am getting the distinct message that I am the one with the problem, and therefore, I can be completely bypassed when she makes decisions involving this couple. While I do not feel it would be right to ask my wife to close the door on this friendship, that last visit had me losing sleep. I wrote my wife a letter about my feelings, and even though I realize their relationship could be nothing, it still upsets me. Now that this husband has retired, I fear the pace will quicken in his efforts to put our friendship back where it was, but whatever my insecurities and shortcomings, I get angry just thinking about it. Am I making sense or just going bananas? More Maine Madness Dear Maine: We doubt anything untoward is going on, but your wife is deliberately disregarding your feelings. She thinks you are being foolish, and so she ignores you. This makes you feel marginalized and angry. Please stop writing letters and simply talk to your wife. Tell her gently that seeing this couple behind your back only makes you distrust her, and that eats away at the core of your marriage. Tell her you will back off if she will be more respectful of your feelings. Dear Annie: My wonderful husband delivers oil to peoples homes and works hard keeping homes toasty and warm throughout the winter. It is a demanding job, but for the most part, he enjoys it. The problem is, some customers dont plow or shovel paths to their tanks. Their driveways are cleared and the paths to their bird feeders, but my husband has to pull a heavy hose through knee-deep snow to reach the tanks. By the time he gets home, he is soaked up to his thighs, cold and exhausted. This is enough to make anyone cranky. He sure would appreciate it if people could make his job easier by shoveling a path to their tank. Please Be Kind Dear Please: Thank you for reminding our readers that any service people who need to have access to outside areas of their homes should not get lost in a snowdrift because the path isnt plowed. This is not only for the person who delivers oil. Its also the postal carrier, the meter reader and the cable repairman. If you know someone is coming, please see that they can get there. Dear Annie: I totally agree with I Need Nice Clothes, Too. The bigger sizes are tucked into the furthest corner of the store, the selection is small, the styles are horrendous, the sleeves are too tight and the tops are too short. My other complaint is that the large-size models dont look like me. They are tall with flat stomachs. I am 5 feet 4 and the grandmother of four. There are a lot of older, mature women with money to spend, so I hope the manufacturers start listening. Inverness, Fla.Annies Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please email your questions to email@example.com, or write to: Annies Mailbox, Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. To find out more about Annies Mailbox, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com. 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(352) 726-7106 Harley Davidson2004 Heritage Softail Classic, loaded, garage kept $10,000 (352) 270-8488 HOOVER CARPET CLEANER, $40 (352) 400-8746 INVERNESS2/2, updated, immacul. $625. mo 317-442-1063 Inverness Village 55+ Unit 108. 1st flr, 2/2, Some furn, new Lanai & Lam, ceramic floors. $48,500. Financing Consider 352 564-4100 LOSTDOG in Half Moon/Rutland/Lake Pan area; SMALLFEMALE PIT/PITMIX PUPPY Last seen Jan.10th. White with brown patches. Patch over right eye. Very friendly. My son is heartbroken. Please call with information: 352-201-9866 Lost on Saturday, small Samsung tablet in black case, in Cambridge Greens, please call (352)422-7450 if found. Marine Mechanicyard work, must have own truck & tools. (352) 398-5903 OFFICE / COMPUTER DESK SOLID Dark WOOD Office/Computer Desk W/Hutch VGC, 7 Drawers, $325.00 352-249-7212 Office Desk Large, Dark wood $150. (352) 489-4445 Rainbow Springs Dunnellon Ping Golf Bag Like New $65. (352) 637-5389 PONTIAC, Grand AM, GT, 4 Door, loaded, sunrf., V6, auto, CD, clean, $3,650., 352-212-4882 Pride Heavy Duty motorized scooter chair, like new $500. Power chair-lift for car $200. (352) 628-0824 PT Secretary/ ReceptionistFour 6 hour days, must be computer literate and pass back ground chk. Apply at: St Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish Office.1460 W. St Elizabeth Pl. Citrus Spgs 352-489-4889 SOFA/FOYERTABLE BEAUTIFULDARK CHERRYSolid Wood table L-NEW, beveled glass/top, B/shelf, $185 (Cost$450) (352)249-7212 SURGICAL ASSISTANTEFFICIENT & DETAILORIENTED? Progressive Oral Surgery Practice looking to add F/T experienced Surgical Asst. Benefits incl. health insurance & retirement pension Mail resume to: 6129 W. Corporate Oaks Dr. Crystal River, FL. 34429 Tool Chest, 5 drawers, on wheels, good shape, $50. (352) 697-2583 Diabetic Test Strips a diabetic needs unopened, unexpired boxes, we pick-up, call Mike 386-266-7748 $$WE PAYCASH$$ Single 56 yr. old Gentlemen Looking for Someone 55-60 No drugs, no smoking. Like the simple things in life? Movies, Dinner, and would like to play disc golf. Call Jim 352-212-4167 I I I I I I I I Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 I I I I I I I I Todays New Ads 12 yr old Corgi mix female needs a home. (352)464-4482 12 yr old corgi Mix Female needs a home (352)464-4481 2007 CLUB CAR Box on back, batteries 1 year old. $2,150. Call (352) 344-0770 12VTROLLING MOTOR 40LB VERIGUIDE MOTORMAX $100 (352)249-7542 Leave message AMANA UPRIGHT Deep Freeze, 15.2 cu.ft. 60.5x30x28.3 adj. temp control, free frost, 3 shelf, high efficiency compressor, $275. (352) 400-8746 BBQ Grill, Propaine Gas Burner, Jet Air, stainless steel, 5 cooking burners in good shape, $75. (352) 697-2583 CHRYSLER2000, Town & Country 72k miles, wheel chair Van, Good Shape $10,000. 352-270-1466 CLEANING BY PENNY Residential Only Wkly., Biwkly., Mnthly. 503-9671 or 364-1773 CNA7a-3p & 3p-11p ShiftCitrus Health and Rehab Center, a five star skilled nursing facility. We offer a good salary and work environment including medical/ dental/vision insurance.Aliberal paid time off plan. Please Apply in Person for an immediate interview. 701 Medical Court E Inverness EOE/DFW Not for profit COLEMAN15 ft. Canoe 2 Kayaks $300 ea All for $800. (352) 613-8453
WEDNESDAY,JANUARY22,2014C 11 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS 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 DOUBLE JTree Service Stump Grinding, bulk mulch, lic/ins 302-8852 Lawncare-N-More Friendly Family Services for over 21 yrs. 352-726-9570 R WRIGHT TREE Service Tree Removal & Trimming. Ins. & Lic. # 0256879 352-341-6827 RON ROBBINS Tree Service Trim, Shape & Remve, Lic/Ins. Free est. 352-628-2825 StumpGrinding cheap avg cost $25-18stump volume disc. over 5 call Rich 352-586-7178 344-2556, Richard Water Pump Service & Repairs-all makes & models. Call anytime! THE KLEEN TEAM Residential/Comm. Lic., Bonded, Insured (352) 419-6557 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. ATREE SURGEON Lic. & Ins. Lowest Rates Free est. (352)860-1452 CALLSTELLAR BLUE All Int./ Ext. Painting Needs. Lic. & Ins. FREE EST. (352) 586-2996 Lawncare-N-More Friendly Family Services for over 21 yrs. 352-726-9570 THE KLEEN TEAM Residential/Comm. Lic., Bonded, Insured (352) 419-6557 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. JEFFS CLEANUP/HAULING Clean outs/ Dump Runs Brush Removal Lic., 352-584-5374 Lawncare-N-More Friendly Family Services for over 21 yrs. 352-726-9570 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 Lawncare-N-More Friendly Family Services for over 21 yrs. 352-726-9570 GREGS MARCITE Florida Gem, Diamond Brite Marcite, FREE EST. 746-5200 Lic.#C2636 Any Surface, roof cleaning, int/ext painting, gutter cleaning, Absolute Exterior Restoration 352-382-5172 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 Design & Install Plant*Sod*Mulch Weed*Trim*Clean lic/ins 352-465-3086 Lawncare-N-More Friendly Family Services for over 21 yrs. 352-726-9570 THE KLEEN TEAM Residential/Comm. Lic., Bonded, Insured (352) 419-6557 A-1 Hauling, Cleanups, garage clean outs, trash, furniture & misc. Mark (352) 287-0767 Your world first.Every Dayvautomotive Classifieds 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 CLEANING BY PENNY Residential Only Wkly., Biwkly., Mnthly. 503-9671 or 364-1773 Kats Kritter Kare & Kastle Kleaner, Pet Sitting & House Cleaning (352) 270-4672 THE KLEEN TEAM Residential/Comm. Lic., Bonded, Insured (352) 419-6557 Kats Kritter Kare & Kastle Kleaner, Pet Sitting & House Cleaning (352) 270-4672 DR Y OAK FIREWOOD 4X8 STACK delivered & stacked $80. (352) 201-0912 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 ANDREW JOEHL HANDYMAN. Gen. Maint/Repairs Pressure Cleaning. 0256271 352-465-9201 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Lawncare-N-More Friendly Family Services for over 21 yrs. 352-726-9570 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 Dump truck loads (approx 8 yds), dirt & rock hauling. Tractor Work. 352-302-5794 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 TREE SERVICE Dry Oak Firewood, 4x8 Delivered & Stacked $80. (352) 344-2696 SMITTYSAPPLIANCE REPAIR.Also W anted Dead or Alive W ashers & Dryers. FREE PICK UP! 352-564-8179 **Affordable Mobile** all type marine repairs 711 NE 6th Av Cry Riv 352-398-5903 JEFFS CLEANUP/HAULING Clean outs/ Dump Runs Brush Removal. Lic. 352-584-5374 BIANCHI CONCRETE INC.COM Lic/Ins #2579352-257-0078 CURBAPPEAL Yardscape, Curbing, Flocrete. River Rock Reseals & Repairs. Lic. (352) 364-2120 Your Worldof garage sales Classifieds ww.chronicleonline.com 000GWRT 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. ATTN Homebuyers 100% financing avail. Government Program. You do not need perfect credit. Call or email to get qualified. Ph: (813) 470-8313 firstname.lastname@example.org Rick Kedzierski lic. loan originator.NLMS #267854, FL#9096 NLMS ID 76856 Real Estate is MY Business!!15+ Years ExpTeri PaduanoBroker/OwnerRealty ConnectMasonic Business Ctr 111W Main St, #311 Inverness, FL(352) 212-1446TheFLDream.com PUBLISHERS NOTICE:All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis.To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Specializing in Acreage,Farms Ranches & Commercial Richard (Rick) Couch, Broker Couch Realty & Investments, Inc. (352) 212-3559 RCOUCH.com INVERNESSHighlands, 3/2/2 $700 mo + dep. (352) 422-6978 INVERNESSNewer 3/2/2, fend back yrd. $875, 352-220-0633 RENT T O OWN No credit check Inverness 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 CRYSTALRIVERWarehouse 3900 SqFt with 550 SqFt office. Gulf Storage,1424 N GulfAve,One mile East of Rt 484 & Rt 44 intersection, beside Gulf to Lake Church. $4 sqft for 2 year lease, shorter available. 352 302 1935 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 email@example.com and debthomp son.com Government SubsidizedApts For Rent in WildwoodAt the Wildwood CommonsApts.Must meet eligibility requirements. Please Call 352-748-0047 TTY800-233-6694 HOMOSASSA1 & 2BR, $450-$500 inclds. garb & water, Senior Discount. 352628-7300 or 697-0310 INVERNESS1/1 near CM Hospital $475 incld water/garb $950 moves you in 352-422-2393 INVERNESS 2 bedroom. 2/2 and 2/1 W/D $575 TO $675 352-422-7021 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 CRYSTALRIVER** NICE** Secret Harbour Apts. Newly remodeled 2/1 $575 Unfurn. Incl Water,lawn, garbage, W/D hook-up. 352-257-2276 INVERNESS2/2, updated, immacul. $625. mo 317-442-1063 CRYSTALRIVER2/1, Duplex water, trash lawn, $475. mo.+ $300 sec. 352-212-9205, or (352) 212-7922 HERNANDOAffordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 Sugarmill WoodsPool Home 3/2/2, s/s appl. travertine tile, new cabinets, lg master bath, NICE! $1200. mo 352-302-4057 Beverly Hills2 bdrm, plus Fl Rm, new appliances Move in $1350, 442-7794 INVERNESS3/2/2, Highlands, Close to Downtown Immaculate, No Pets, (352) 400-5723 INVERNESSGolf & Country 3/2 &2/2 $750-$850/mo & Sec (352) 895-0744 INVERNESSLake Tsala Gardens comp. renovated 3/2/1 scn porch, fenced yard, city water $850. 352-726-7212 000H6ZVINGLIS VILLAS33 Tronu Dr., Inglis, FL. 34449(352)447-0106 1, 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 CRYSTALRIVER2 bedroom. 1 bath duplex Large yard, garage, washer/dryer hook up,& private patio. $600 mo. $1,200 move in Stewart 813-927-4647 or Kelly 813-927-0525 CRYSTAL RIVER RIVER REACH APARTMENTS 1 BR. APTS. A vail. Immediately RENTAL ASSISTANCE AVAIL. *Select Units ST AR TING A T $469. 2151 N. River Reach Circle Crystal RiverFl(352) 795-8024TDD Hearing Impaired number:1-800-955-8771 Outside storage Front / back porches Onsite laundry cntr Resident Community Room Mnthly pest control years of age or older, handicap/ disabled, regardless of age, with or without children. This institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer. FLORAL OAKS APARTMENTS NOW RENTING 352-860-082962+ Elderly/Disabled With or Without Children. Central AC Heat Water & Sewer Included Laundry Facilites On-Site Managemnt1 & 2 BD. APTS8092 S. Floral Oaks CIR., Floral City, Fl 34436, TDD #771 EOE/Provider Government SubsidizedApts For Rent in Homosassa At the HomosassaCommonsApts.Must meet eligibility requirements. Please Call 352-628-6073 TTY800-233-6694 Government SubsidizedApts For Rent in InvernessAt the Washington SquareApts.Must meet eligibility requirements. Please Call 352-726-4397 TTY800-233-6694 MUST SEE! Homosassa/ReadyTo Move In! 2006, 32x80, 4/2, Owner Financing. $86,900 obo 352-795-2377 SOLDHOMOSASSA3bd mobile that needs more work than its worth. Value is in the land 1.3 acres. Septic, well, impact fees, 2 sheds, ride by -then call 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 *55+ Park in Lecanto* 2bd/2ba Fur nished Fireplace, Includes Washer/Dryer, $6,900. obo 352-634-3984 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 Floral City,DW, 2bd/1ba, lg deck, lg Family Rm, lg Shed, lot rent $183, Furniture Negotiable., $7500 352-726-3726 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 Stonebrook 2Br/2Ba 1468 sq ft. Enclosed screened room with A/C, overlooks pond. Pantry, full equipped Kitchen, wood burning FP, Den, & DRoom. Laundry room & W/D, Shed w/ sink & freezer. Partially furn. Too many extras to list. Handicap Accessible with vertical platform lift, lift chair, and new battery operated scooter. $35,500 for all 8323 W Charmaine Dr. Homasassa, Fl (352) 628-5311 WESTWIND VILLAGE 55+ Rent or Bu y $8,000 & Up Dble. Wd. Needs work $4,500. Mon Fri. 8:30 1 1 am Call for Appointment (352) 628-2090 1 ACRE MOBILE HOME LOT.Owner Financing. Has Well, Septic, Impact Fees already pd. Simply move your MH on! $0 Down Payment $135 per month. Call (352) 746-7990 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 DOG CRATE 42L x24wx28h excellent condition $50 352-422-6698 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 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, $560 mo. Near Walmart & 2/2, $530 mo. 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 Palm Harbor Factory Liquidation Sale 6 models to choose from, 1200 sq ft up to 2400 sq ft..$12K off!! 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 7677 West Chassahowitzka St. 2BD, 2BA, Mobile Detached Garage Scrn. porch, lease or Sale, call for details 877-499-8065 FLORAL CITY 2BR/1BA 12x56 MH on 80x152 ft lot.$21,000. Furnished. Needs a little work. (352) 726-8873 LECANTO $42,500 3bd/2ba, acre, new c/h/a & carpet handi-cap ramp, nicely furn, move -in cond. (352) 621-3929 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 Quiet area in Lake Panasoffkee3/2 Doublewideon corner lot acre mol, nice storage shed big oak tree off CR 429 Lake Panasoffkee Reduced to $54,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 3 Dapple Dachshund Puppies, all female w/papers, pls call Sylvia (727) 235-2265 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. EMMAEmma, 2-y.o. Lab/Pointer mix, very calm & gentle. Weight 48 lbs, heartworm-negative, vaccinated & microchipped. ID # 12506886. Fee $60, covers cost of spay, available @ Citrus County Animal Shelter. Appears housebrkn.Call 352-573-7821. GUSGus, 1-y.o. male American bulldog mix, white & red color. weight 60 lbs. Very intelligent, can lie down, roll over, stay on command, a lover, not a fighter. Appears housebrkn., would be great companion, family dog & cuddle buddy. Call Joanne @ 352-795-1288 or 352-697-2682. LADYBIRDLadybird, an adorable little white terrier mix, owner had too many dogs. Very easy-going, calm, gentle, gets along w/other dogs, appears housebroken. Obedient & listens carefully. In good health. Medium size. Call Joanne @ 352-795-1288 or 352-697-2682. 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 Concealed Weapons Permit Course DANS GUN ROOM (352) 726-5238 GOLF CLUBS X-Factor Hammer Driver & #3 Hybrid$100.,Adams Golf 3 & 5 Woods-$40. Call Dan352-464-4897 Nearly New Ladies 7 speed Schwinn Bike $60. (352) 287-3729 Ping Golf Bag Like New $65. (352) 637-5389 TENTHEATERAmerican Camper, propane, ($10) 352-212-1596 CAR TRAILER Tandem axel, 15,000 lb capacity. $1700 OBO (740) 505-1505 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 CAMPER 2003 Starcraft Aruba pull behind. 28 ft., 1 slide $7000 obo (352) 628-1126 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 ASHERAsher, 6-y.o. Border Collie mix, neutered, appears housebroken, medium sized @ 59 lbs. Gentle, friendly, gets along w/other dogs. Friendly & cooperative. Beautiful markings. Found as a stray. Call Joanne @ 352-795-1288 or 352-697-2682.
C12WEDNESDAY,JANUARY22,2014 CLASSIFIEDS CITRUSCOUNTY( FL ) CHRONICLE 771-0122 WCRN 1/28 BOCC Meeting PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Citrus County Board of County Commissioners will meet in Regular Session on January 28, 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 22, 2014. 772-0122 WCRN CITRUS COUNTY WATER & WASTEWATER AUTHORITY PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the CITRUS COUNTY WATER & WASTEWATER AUTHORITY will meet on Monday, February 3, 2014, at 1:00 P.M. or as soon thereafter as possible, in the Lecanto Government Building, 3600 W. Sovereign Path, Room #166, Lecanto, Florida to discuss such matters as may properly come before the Authority. This will include consideration of a Final Order, implementing phase three of the approved three-phase rate increase for TARAWOOD UTILITIES, LLCs Limited Proceeding Docket No. 2012-001-W/S (to allow the utility to meet its authorized rate of return), as follows: A FINAL ORDER OF THE CITRUS COUNTY WATER AND WASTEWATER AUTHORITY, PURSUANT TO CITRUS COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES, SECTION 102-256(b) [LIMITED PROCEEDINGS] AND RESOLUTION NO. 99-142, SECTION 6.1 [LIMITED PROCEEDINGS], IN RE: TARAWOOD UTILITIES, LLC REQUEST TO IMPLEMENT THIRD INCREMENT OF A LIMITED PROCEEDING FOR THE PURPOSE OF ACHIEVING AUTHORIZED RATE OF RETURN. This meeting is open to the public. Any person requiring reasonable accommodation at this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the Office of Utility Regulation, 3675 E. Orange Drive, Hernando, Florida 34442-4353, Telephone (352) 419-6520, at least one week before the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, use the TDD Telephone (352) 527-5312. The Citrus County Water & Wastewater Authority will render its decisions based on the evidence brought forward under the powers vested in it in F.S. 367.171 and Citrus County Code, Chapter 102, Article IV. ANY PERSON WHO DECIDES TO APPEAL A DECISION OF THIS AUTHORITY WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS PERTAINING THERETO AND THEREFORE MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. BY: HARRY M. KILGORE, CHAIRMAN, CITRUS COUNTY WATER & WASTEWATER AUTHORITY Published one (1) time in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE, January 22, 2014. 774-0122 WCRN 1/28 CMHS MEETING PUBLIC NOTICE Ameeting will be held on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room, located on the second floor of the Citrus Memorial Health System Administration Building, 502 Highland Blvd., Inverness, Florida, regarding selection of an interim CEO. In attendance will be Citrus Memorial Health Foundation Board Directors Sandra Chadwick and Robert Collins, and Citrus County Hospital Board Trustees, Debbie Ressler and Mark Fallows, D.O. This notice informs and notifies the public that member(s) of the Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc., and the Citrus County Hospital Board will be in attendance at the meeting but will not vote or conduct business. Copies of the Agenda will be available in the Administration office.Any person wishing to appeal any decision made by this Board, with respect to any matter considered at such meeting, must ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record must include the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Published in the CITRUS COUNTYCHRONICLE January 22, 2014. 770-0212 WCRN MEDICAL PRACTICE CLOSING PUBLIC NOTICE The dental practice of Pablo J. Sierra-Duque, D.M.D., F.A.G.D. will be closing the first week of February 2014 Patients can obtain their records at: Sierra Dental Group, P.A. 2333 Forest Drive Inverness, FL 34453 (352) 726-2849 or (352)201-7295 firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Contact: Jodi Meek/Pablo Sierra Published in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE, January 22, 29, February 5 & 12, 2014 768-0122 THCRN Grabler, John H 2013-CP-000681 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIALCIRCUIT INAND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE CASE NO. :2013-CP-000681 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF JOHN H. GRABLER, Deceased. NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the estate of John H. Grabler, deceased, whose date of death was September 16, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, File Number 2013-CP-000681; the address of which is 110 North ApopkaAvenue, Inverness, FL34450.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTERTHETIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYSAFTERTHE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOFTHIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTERTHE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTSO FILED WITHIN THETIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDINGTHETIME PERIODS SETFORTHABOVE,ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTERTHE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is January 15, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Charles J. Headley 6656 Pacheco Lane, Melbourne, FL32940 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Montyce VanNess, Esq. Florida Bar No. 88868 VanNess & VanNess, P.A., 1205 North Meeting Tree Blvd. Crystal River, FL34429, 352-795-1444, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Published two (2) times in the Citrus County Chronicle January 15 & 22, 2014. 769-0122 WCRN Lien Foreclosure 1-29-14 PUBLIC NOTICE ARVANA MINI STORAGE 5164 S. Floria Ave. Inverness, FL 34450 SALE OF CONTENTS Pursuant to FS 83.8055 the entire contents of the following storage unit(s) will be sold in order to pay for 773-0129 WCRN Self Storage Notice/Lien Foreclosure PUBLIC NOTICE Disposal of stored goods and property pursuant to State Statutes #83.806. NOTICE is hereby given that Crystal River Self Storage located at 645 NE 2nd Ave., Crystal River, FL 34428 intends to dispose of personal property/goods stored by: 1. Robert Walker, whose last known mailing address was: 211 N. Mesquite Point, Lecanto, FL 34461 2. Robert Willoughby and his wife Marnie Willoughby, whose last known mailing address was: 2017 W. Devon Drive, Dunnellon, FL 34434 3. Sue Anne Trowell, whose last known mailing address was: 6986 W. Mable Lane, Dunnellon, FL 34433 4. Cristina Bressler, whose last known mailing address was: 3098 N. Chameleon Point, Crystal River, FL 34428 5. Eugena Chandler whose last known mailing address was: 451 N. Elmwood Point, Crystal River, FL 34428 for the purpose of satisfying deliquent rents and related collection costs. Tenants stored goods, if salable, will be sold on site after this public notice has been published two (2) times in accordance with Florida Statutes #83.806. The sale of stored goods, if not redeemed by payment in full of all delinquent rents and related costs, may be sold 15 days from publication of first notice in accordance with Florida Statutes. Published in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE, January 22 & 29, 2014. Unit A-23 Eric Wonderly Unit B-43 George Fribley Unit C-39 Joseph Lauderbaugh A-44 January 15 & 22, 2014 past due rental,advertisi ng and other charges owed by these tenants. The sale will take place 2 weeks from first publication, January 29, 2014 at 10:00am. Aaron Johnson Unit B-20 Laura Dugan 861-0122 SA/WDCRN Public Sale-1-29 Sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Notice is hereby given that on 01/29/2014 at 11:00 am, the following personal property will be sold at public auction pursuant to F.S.715.109: 1989 CHAN Vin# CH10391A and Vin# CH10391B Last Tenants: Hugh Benjamin Guy and Pauline Ellen Guy Sale to be held at: Walden Woods 7193 W Walden Woods Dr.Homosassa, FL 34446 The Landlord will offer for saleAS IS, WHERE IS the aforesaidproperty to the highest bidder for cash. Citrus County 727-726-8868 Published (2) times in the Citrus County Chronicle January 18 & 22, 2014 Tax Deed Notices 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. 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 number and year of issuTax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices January 22, 2014 January 29, 2014 ance, 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 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 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 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 Tax Deed Notices 000GWRI FORD1999, Expedition, Eddie Bauer Edition, leather $3,999 352-341-0018 HONDA2007, Element, Hard to find, cold A/C, runs great, Must See, Call (352) 628-4600 TOYOTA1999, Rav, -4 power windows, locks, automatic transmission $3,999. 352-341-0018 CHEVY2003 Venture Van, 7 pass. and priced to sell. Call 352-628-4600 For appointment CHEVYVENTURA2005 Van 74K mi. exc cond extras included $5,500 obo (352) 637-6216 CHRYSLER2000, Town & Country 72k miles, wheel chair Van, Good Shape $10,000. 352-270-1466 CHRYSLER2006, Town & Country Touring, $6,888. 352-341-0018 CHRYSLER2012 Town & Country Wheelchair van with 10 lowered floor, ramp and tie downs Call Tom for more info 352-325-1306 DODGE, Caravan LX Sport. Loaded, V6. CD, AC.6 dr,7 Pass. Grg Clean $2,500., 352-212-4882 HONDA99 American Classic 750cc, 8k mi., wind shield, light bar, hard bags, $2900. lk new 352-634-2247 Triumph-750 Bonnieville. 10K orig doc mi. True classic. Like new cond. First $4,500. 352-513-4257 Autos, Trucks, SUVs & Vans-Cash Pd LarrysAuto Sales 352-564-8333 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 Liquidation SaleHelp Us Stay in Biz. RENT-BUY-SELL CAR-TRUCK-BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 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 BUICK, LaSaber, Limited Edition, good cond. 91,889 miles, $4,000 352-382-3990,634-0318 Buy Here/Pay Here Dodge Stratus $795 Down Ford Taurus $750 Down Chrysler 300 $875 Down Ford Escort $595 Down Chev Cavalier $695 Down CALL 352-563-1902 1675 S Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa, Fl 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? Here it is, 6 cyl. automatic, appointment Only Call 352-628-4600 HONDA2013 Civic LX, Priced to sell, Serious callers only 352-628-9444 HyundaiAzera 2007loaded-power windows,heated power seats-rear sun screen 6 cyl. Very low mileage.Asking $10,000.Available after Jan. 22nd. Call 860-716-3128 LINCOLN, Town Car white, 100,370.5 miles $3,200. (352) 503-9290 Patrick Liquidation SaleHelp Us Stay in Biz. RENT-BUY-SELL CAR-TRUCK-BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 NISSAN2004Altima Great Car! 115k Miles. $4900. 352-464-7415 PONTIAC, Grand AM, GT, 4 Door, loaded, sunrf., V6, auto, CD, clean, $3,650., 352-212-4882 SOLDCADILAC, DeVille, 79K mi., Champagne, w/ top & gold kit, cream leather, new tires, DATSON 280ZXAttention Z lovers Datson, Inline6 turbo, eng. & trans good, $500 (352) 613-1184 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 DODGE, Dakota, club cab, w/ shell cap, 209,188 miles. Runs good. 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Financing Consider 352 564-4100 Whispering Pines Villa INVERNESS 2/2/1, NEW Carpet, Tile, Paint,All appliances including washer/dryer. $69,900. 352-726-8712 FREE Foreclosure and Short Sale Lists Desperately Need Rentals Office Open 7 Days a WeekLISA VANDEBOE Broker (R) Owner Plantation Realty 352-634-0129 www.plantation realtylistings.com Your High-Tech Citrus County RealtorROD KENNER352-436-3531 ERA Suncoast Realty SCAN OR GO TOwww. BestNatur eCoast Pr operties.com To view my properties BUYING HOMES In Need of TLC, Fair Pricing, Fast Closings Natur e Coast Homes (352) 513-4271 GOLF COURSE LOT in Terra Vista on Red Sox Path. $47,500.Call Ray 352-638-0905 2.75 Acr e PIne Ridge Homesite $30k broker/owner. Priced below tax assessment Convenient location Horses allowed Call 352-527-2711 ** BUY, SELL** & TRADE CLEAN USED BOATS THREE RIVERS MARINE US 19 Crystal River **352-563-5510** 10wide almn boat. Gd Cond. Easy to load. Light weight. $225. (678)617-5560 or (352)513-5580 COLEMAN15 ft. 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