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INSIDE FEBRUARY 4, 2014Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best CommunityVOL. 119 ISSUE 181 50 CITRUS COUNTYFresh start: District boys basketball begins tonight /B1 HEALTH & LIFE:Good teethHelp children develop a lifelong habit of good dental practices. /Page C1www.chronicleonline.com LOCAL NEWS:SmoochyThe Best Friend Fest Pet Extravaganza brings adoptable pets together with their potential owners./Page A3 COMMUNITY:MultimediaPatrick Smiths beloved novel, A Land Remembered, comes to life through a unique multimedia show his son Rick (Patrick Jr.) produced to explore his fathers colorful life as a writer./ Page C7 INDEX Classifieds . . . .C11 Comics . . . . .C10 Community . . . .C7 Crossword . . . .C9 Editorial . . . . .A8 Entertainment . . .A4 Horoscope . . . .A4 Lottery Numbers . .B3 Lottery Payouts . .B3 Movies . . . . .C10 Obituaries . . . .A6 TV Listings . . . .C9 HIGH81LOW61Morning fog, then partly sunny.PAGE A4TODAY& next morning TUESDAY OPINION: EDITORIAL, PAGE A8 These Youth Leadership Citrus sessions arent just a day out of school. CHRISVANORMER Staff writerAnthropologists from the University of South Florida have excavated the remains of 55 boys at a former reform school in Marianna, but a Floral City resident said he expects them to find many more. Im not a bit surprised at their findings, said Jim Blount, 77, on Monday. They havent even scratched the surface. As a Sarasota youngster in 1949, Blount was sent to the former Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in the Florida Panhandle after he was arrested for truancy. Hed left home to ease his parents financial burden after his father had a stroke. The one year and 10 days he spent at Dozier left a lasting impact on the rest of his life. That place was highly segregated, Blount said, explaining why the campus should contain more bodies. Actually, all the people were Ku Klux Klan. There was a highway that ran right through the middle of it. On one side of the highway, you had all blacks. And on the other side, you had all whites. The boys of different races were not allowed to speak to each other, Blount said. Where they are digging now is on the black side, Blount said. Under no circumstances would they bury a black with a white. So when they finish up there and go across the highway to whats known as the white campus, theyre going to find even more bodies. Those are the whites. I know they are there. Last week, USF Department of Anthropology associate professor Dozier dig just scratching surface Floral City man recalls time spent at notorious Panhandle reform school See DIG/ Page A2 A.B. SIDIBE Staff writerIts a kit worth $5 and can hold scents for as long as five years. And, for those with a nose for finding missing persons, it is the latest powerful tool in the search toolbox. A local search volunteer is so convinced that this kit could mean a life or death situation for vulnerable loved ones the elderly prone to wandering and young children she is raising funds to purchase the kits and place them in care centers. Linda Boles recently had a garage sale and raised $1,200, which she promptly spent on the kits and gave them out at elder care facilities in the county. My next goal is to raise more money to buy more of the kits and take them to daycare centers and schools, Boles said. The procedure is simple: Get something from the vulnerable person that has their scent on it. Put it in the kit box, seal it and store it in a cupboard. Hopefully, you would never need it, but if you do it will be there and it will quickly help the bloodhounds to track them, Boles said. Scents are like fingerprints and are unique to every person. When we Nose to the grindstone Search volunteer spreads word about scent kit MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleLinda Boles and her bloodhound Winchester work together to find missing persons. A new scent-preservation kit is now available that will assist law enforcement personnel and volunteers like Boles locate a missing person. See NOSE/ Page A5 MIKEWRIGHT Staff writerWinn Webb isnt presently a lawman, but hes hoping to bring peace to the Citrus County Commission. Webb, a former commissioner who gave up his seat to run an unsuccessful campaign for sheriff in 2012, filed paperwork Monday to run for county commission District 4. Webb said he sees acrimony on the board and believes he can help. I can be somebody to calm the waters a little bit, he said. I dont think we should call each other names. Webb a former sheriffs deputy was elected to the county commission in 2008. Rather than seek reelection, he chose a run for sheriff, thinking that Sheriff Jeff Dawsy was going to retire. Webb wants to calm the waters on commission Winn Webbrunning for county commission seat for District 4. See WEBB/ Page A5 Associated PressWASHINGTON Your car might see a deadly crash coming even if you dont, the government says, indicating it will require automakers to equip new vehicles with technology that lets cars warn each other if theyre plunging toward peril. The action, still some years off, has gamechanging potential to cut collisions, deaths and injuries, federal transportation officials said at a news conference Monday. A radio signal would continually transmit a vehicles position, heading, speed and other information. Cars and light trucks would receive the same information back from other cars, and a vehicles computer would alert its driver to an impending collision. Alerts could be a flashing message, an audible warning, or a drivers seat that rumbles. Some systems might even automatically brake to avoid an accident if manufacturers choose to include that option. Your car would see when another car or truck equipped with the same technology was about to run a red light, even if that vehicle was hidden around a corner. Your car would also know when a car several vehicles ahead in a line of traffic had made a sudden stop and alert you even before you saw brake lights. The technology works up to about 300 yards. If communities choose to invest in the technology, roadways and traffic lights could start talking to cars, too, sending warnings of traffic congestion or road hazards ahead in time for drivers to take a detour. The technology is separate from automated Feds eye talking cars New technologies would allow vehicles to wirelessly communicate, avoid crashes See CARS/ Page A9 NATIONAL NEWS:Farm billFive things to know about the massive bill/ Page A10
Erin Kimmerle announced several key developments: The team recovered bones, teeth and numerous artifacts in every one of the 55 burials. Researchers will continue searching for additional unmarked burials on the school grounds, both in the areas adjacent to Boot Hill, as the area is known, and in other areas. Locating 55 burials is a significant finding, which opens up a whole new set of questions for our team, Kimmerle said. It is our intention to answer as many of these questions as possible. As a child at Dozier, Blount said he saw evidence of many burials. I was on the road gang, which is just like a chain gang, Blount said. One day, some guy came out there in a pickup truck. We were working alongside of the road. He grabbed two or three of us and gave us a shovel and pickaxes and we got in the truck and left with him. He took us over right behind the white house, which was the torture cell, and we were forced to dig a grave, or a grave-size hole. The red clay was hard to dig, but the boys succeeded. Later, Blount said he saw the hole had been covered and thought someone had been buried there. It was obvious what it was, Blount said. They took us back to the road gang and said if we ever mentioned this, somebody would be digging a hole for us. The white house was a one-story concrete-block building where boys were punished. Blount said he could see what was going on at the white house when he was working in the kitchen building nearby. I saw them back up a pickup truck to the back door and they were toting out some black kid, Blount said. One had him by the arms and one had him by the legs and they got him beside the truck. And the way his head and neck was back, we knew he was dead. They just threw him over the side of the truck like you would a sack of feed. We used to see stuff like that all the time. Boys, who lived in dormitories called cottages, would be removed in the middle of the night and never seen again, Blount said. You dont dare ask where they are or youll be disappearing, he said. Blount took some severe beatings while at Dozier, but stayed silent for decades. My parents went to their graves not knowing about the beatings, Blount said. My wife didnt know, except Id have night terrors and wake up screaming. Finally, I told her a little bit. When the story broke about Dozier, Blount finally talked about it. I was beaten three times, Blount said. Once I got 20 licks. Once I got 40 licks. Those two times, I was hit with that leather strap. They would beat you from the lower back down to behind the knees. I got 20, I got 40, and then I got 60, but that was with the board. Its about an inch thick and it has a handle where the man grips it with both hands and he puts all his weight behind it and just hit you. Once beaten, Blount was left to fend for himself. After I got up, I could feel blood running down the back of my legs. It filled up my brogans (work boots), he said. As I would walk back, blood would slosh out of my brogans. That was a daily thing with those people. I didnt get any medical treatment, Blount continued. I would go back to the cottage and go into the shower and let the water run and then a friend of mine would help pull my underwear out because it was embedded. The former reform school inmates have given useful forensic information to the anthropologists. The lady thats in charge of the dig, she wanted to know how we dressed: if we had belt buckles, what kind of shoes, did you have plastic buttons, steel buttons, copper buttons, Blount said. That way, when they dig somebody up and find some clothing, they can match it to what we told them so it will give them the time frame. Although all the remaining victims are senior citizens whose lives have been overshadowed by the horrific abuses they endured, the research project has great meaning for them. Every time they come up with something new, its a relief to me because we never told anybody, Blount said. When they took me down to the bus station to come back home, the last thing the man told me was: If you ever mention anything about this place to anybody well come get you, well bring you back and well kill you. Every time something new comes up to show what happened there, I get a healing from it. Contact Chronicle reporter Chris Van Ormer at 352-564-2916 or cvanormer @chronicleonline.com.A2TUESDAY, FEBRUARY4, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLELOCAL This photo, according to Blount, was taken of him at the Dozier School sometime around 1950-51. 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Around theCOUNTY Church/state talk set Feb. 18Americans United for Separation of Church and State, Nature Coast Chapter, will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Lakes Region Library, 1511 Druid Road, Inverness. The public is welcome to attend and discuss issues pertaining to separation of church and state. For information, call 352344-9211.Donations of pet food soughtCitrus County Animal Services is asking for the publics help in meeting the needs of financially challenged citizens who own pets. The goal is to afford those residents the ability to feed their pets. Animal Services is asking citizens to deliver donations of dog and cat food to their local food bank or to the Animal Services shelter in Inverness to help those residents keep their animals rather than surrender them to the shelter because they dont have the money to feed them. Food donations are not for shelter animals, which are fed through the county budget. But donated supplies are low for pet owners who need food assistance for themselves and their pets. Monetary donations may be mailed to Citrus County Animal Services, 4030 S. Airport Road, Inverness, FL34450. The shelter is at the end of Airport Road, which is off U.S. 41 between the Inverness Airport and the county auditorium/fairgrounds, just south of Inverness. For information, call 352-746-8400.Sign petition in support of POW From 4 p.m. to closing Wednesday, Feb.5, those who bring in announcements related to Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a POW in Afghanistan for more than 41/2 years, to the Crystal River Beef O Bradys will have 15 percent of their meal expense donated to the Bring Bowe Home initiative and receive a decal supporting the cause. The donations support the production and distribution of decals calling for Bergdahls return and are provided in conjunction with petition signatures to call on U.S. officials to take a stand for the return of Bergdahl. Other events/activities scheduled where petition signatures will be gathered and decals made available include: From 9 a.m. to 4p.m. Saturday, Feb.8, at the Wellness Fair at the Crystal River Mall. From 11 a.m. to 1p.m. Saturday, Feb.15, at the Purple Heart ceremony at the National Guard Armory in Crystal River. Individual or businesses that would like to be involved with this project by displaying the Bowe Bergdahl decal, collecitng petition signatures or helping raise funds for a billboard calling attention to the cause should contact Susan at352-637-6206 or email cyn2719@yahoo. com. More details, as well as the petition, can be found at veteransgrapevine.com or advocate4victims.org/wp. Scouts to host annual dinnerThe Gulf Ridge Councils Withlacoochee District will host its annual Boy Scouts of America Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 13, at the Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club. Tables and tickets are available to the event by contacting District Executive Jennifer Siegert at firstname.lastname@example.org. From staff reports Around theSTATE Pensacola Worker investigated over missing drugsA Florida crime lab employee has resigned during an investigation into missing drug evidence. Joseph Graves submitted a resignation letter Monday, two days after the agency announced an investigation into missing evidence that could compro mise hundreds of cases. The Florida Law Enforcement Department is now reviewing 2,600 cases the employee handled involving 80 law enforcement agencies in 35 counties. The suspect has not been formally charged or identified.Sebring Woman, 81, charged with feeding bearsAn 81-year-old Sebring woman has been arrested after authorities said she continued to feed wildlife in violation of a probation order, then fought with a state agent and deputy sheriff as they took her into custody. The News Sun reported Mary H. Musselman was arrested Wednesday after the agent found trays with bird seed and corn in Musselmans yard. Musselman was put on probation two weeks ago after being charged with two counts of feeding black bears. A Highlands County judge had ordered her not to put out any food to feed bears or other wildlife for a year. STATE& LOCAL Page A3TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE From wire reports Duke terminates Levy contract PATFAHERTY Staff writerDuke Energy has officially terminated its engineering and construction agreement for the proposed Levy County nuclear plant, but is keeping its options for the site open. The company reported its Jan.28 action with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Known as the EPC Agreement, it dates back to Dec.31, 2008, and is between Duke Energy Florida, formerly Progress Energy, and a consortium that included Westinghouse Electric Company. It called for two Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear units to be constructed in Levy County. They were described as 1,105 net megawatt nuclear generating units. The two-reactor plant was expected to cost between $18billion and $24billion with estimated in-service dates of 2024 and 2025. During the five-year agreement, Duke had spent an estimated $1billion on the project Duke had announced last August it would be terminating the Levy agreement and would not complete construction of the plant, because it was unable to obtain an operating license from the Nuclear Regulatory Commis sion by Jan.1, 2014. The utility did state it would continue efforts to obtain the license by March31, 2015, and if does not Duke will credit customers $10million as a reduction in fuel costs, unless the process is stopped by NRC action. We continue to regard the Levy site as a viable option for future nuclear generation and understand the importance of fuel diversity in creating a sustainable energy future, Duke Energy spokesman Sterling Ivy said. Therefore, to keep the nuclear option open for the future, we will continue to pursue the COL (combined operating license) with the NRC, outside of the nuclear cost recovery process per the terms of the settlement The filing this week is part of the 2013 settlement where we agreed to terminate the Levy EPC at the earliest reasonable time. Duke can continue recovering Levy expenses from customers until it reaches full cost recovery or the first billing cycle of January 2018. Contact Chronicle reporter Pat Faherty at 352564-2924 or pfaherty@ chronicleonline.com. Utility may still charge customers until 2018 Pooch smooch at Best Friend Fest LOGAN MOSBY/For the ChronicleMan and mans best friend were in no short demand Saturday during the Best Friend Fest Pet Extravaganza at the Citrus County Auditorium in Inverness. The adoption event pulled in animal lovers and shelter volunteers from all over the county, all in the effort to find homes for some of Citrus Countys cutest four-legged residents. Volunteer Mindy Barone takes some time out for kisses with shelter dog Audrey. For information about pets available for adoption, call the Citrus County Animal Shelter at 352-746-8400. 12 Hour Run/Walk PAT FAHERTY/ChronicleSaturdays Whispering Pines 12 Hour Run/Walk attracted 91 entries, ranging in age from 10 to 78. In addition to participants from all over Florida, the Inverness event brought in people from seven other states. Above, Tanya Mikeals, No. 252, and Hope Mead, No. 248, enjoy some refreshments between the 4.5-mile laps. Organizer Terri Hayes plans to make it an annual event. Lieutenant governor sworn in Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Carlos Lopez-Cantera was sworn in Monday as Floridas next lieutenant governor during a small, private ceremony held in the governors office. Lopez-Cantera becomes the first Hispanic and Cuban-American in Florida history to hold the position. He will appear on the ballot with Gov. Rick Scott when Scott runs for re-election this fall. While the job of lieutenant governor is largely ceremonial, Scott said that he expects Lopez-Cantera to help him push his agenda during the annual session of the Florida Legislature. Scotts top priority is to get legislators to use an expected budget surplus to pay for more than $500 million in tax and fee cuts. Hes going to be a great partner, were going to have a great year running together, Scott said. Lopez-Cantera, 40, is a former state legislator and ally of U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio who had been holding the elected position of MiamiDade Property Appraiser. Scott named LopezCantera to the post in January. The job of lieutenant governor has been vacant since March 2013. Florida went nearly 100 years without the post of lieutenant governor until it was revived in 1968. Elks help homeless vets PATFAHERTY Staff writerThe Veterans Committee of the West Citrus Elks plans to keep on helping the Mission In Citrus Inc. continue its efforts to help the countys homeless veterans. On Monday the committee, which includes about 35 members of Elks Lodge 2693, presented a check for $1,500 to James Sleighter, director and president of the Mission In Citrus. Sleighter, accompanied by several veterans from the Mission, explained the services it provides and the extent of need in Citrus County. He said the Mission was started in 2010 because the needs of veterans migrating to the county were not being addressed. The vet shelter has helped hundreds of vets since it opened, he said. We dont just help the vets who are in the woods. He explained that most of them become homeless through no fault of their own. He said when it comes to vets, there is no time limit on how long it is going to take to help them. You have mental problems, physical problems and bombs that still keep going off in their ears, he said. Sleighter shared successes the shelter has had in getting veterans their disability payments, jobs and homes of their own. We give them a hand up, he said. We dont believe in giving a hand out. They are not allowed to sit around. Those able are expected to go out and work, while those unable are given appropriate levels of responsibility, he said, noting they are not allowed to panhandle. Sleighter cited recent actions by the mission, including giving out food, lanterns and tents. He said they are getting a Jeep ready to be able to reach and assist homeless veterans deep in the woods. We give them sub-zero sleeping bags and five-man tents, he said. These are vets who are going to be out there and dont want to come back to society. Sleighter also noted the rise in female veterans. He said they are making an effort to get healthier food to the homeless veterans and hope to eventually have the equipment to apply for food stamps and benefits from their remote locations. Sleighter said the shelter has an open-door policy and anyone can stop by. We have a lot of objectives for the coming year, he said. Come by and see whats going on. Were going to keep helping you, said committee member Sandi Koval. Were going to continue to raise funds. Carlos LopezCantera lieutenant governor.
Leno: Tonight exit is quits for late-night BURBANK, Calif. Jay Leno, as affably efficient backstage as he is in front of the camera, avoids waxing poetic about his 22-year Tonight Show run that draws to a close Thursday. Instead, he relies on numbers to tell the story. Lenos tenure is second only to Johnny Carsons 30 years; Tonight was No. 1 among viewers when he took it over and will be when he hands it off to Jimmy Fallon; hell have taped more shows than any predecessor, Carson included, with the final and 4,610th one. His dry assessment also may stem from a case of deja vu. After all, he lived through this before when he surrendered Tonight in 2009 to Conan OBrien, only to reclaim it after NBCs messy bobbling of the transition and OBriens lackluster ratings. But this time its different, Leno contends, offering another hard fact: The older generation has to make way for the younger one.Hoffman fans mourn, tout his talent NEW YORK He was only 46, busy as ever and secure in his standing as one of the worlds greatest actors. There were no dissenters about the gifts and achievements of Philip Seymour Hoffman, whose death Sunday in New York brought a stunning halt to his extraordinary and unpredictable career. An Oscar winner and multiple nominee, Hoffman could take on any character with almost unnerving authority, whether the religious leader in command of his every word in The Master, a trembling mess in Boogie Nights, or the witty, theatrical Truman Capote in Capote. Fearless in his choices, encyclopedic in his preparation, he was a Shakespearean performer in modern dress, bringing depth and variety to charlatans, slackers, curmudgeons and loners. Hearing that Philip Seymour Hoffman passed away came as much as a shock to me as to anyone else Id imagine, says Anton Corbijn director of A Most Wanted Man, one of two films (the other being In Gods Pocket) starring Hoffman that premiered last month. He was not only the most gifted actor I ever worked with, Corbijn added, ...he had also become an incredibly inspiring and supportive friend.Allens allies cast doubt on abuse claims NEW YORK Some of Woody Allens allies have come to his defense, casting doubt on renewed accusations by Dylan Farrow that she was sexually assaulted by her then-adoptive father when she was 7. Allens lawyer, studio and publicist weighed in on Farrows open letter, published online Saturday by The New York Times, in which she claimed that in 1992 at the familys Connecticut home, Allen led her to a dim, closet-like attic and then sexually assaulted her. Farrow didnt specify Allens actions but described other abusive behavior. The movie directors publicist, Leslee Dart said in an email Sunday that Allen has read Farrows letter. Mr. Allen has read the article and found it untrue and disgraceful, Dart said, signaling that Allen would fight the claims dating back to Allens tempestuous relationship with actress Mia Farrow in the early 1990s. Allen was investigated on child molestation claims for the 1992 accusation but was never charged.A4TUESDAY, FEBRUARY4, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE Birthday Do something creative during the months ahead. Monotony is the enemy. Strike back by engaging in hobbies and picking up skills that interest you. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Make a point of visiting people who you miss or dont get to see often. Spending time with good friends can lead to better days ahead. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) Dont take a financial risk. Joint ventures arent likely to turn out as planned. Generosity can lead to debt. Aries (March 21-April 19) Dont meddle or take on something you cannot handle. Problems with friends or relatives will hinder your relationship with someone special. Put your priorities in order. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Infatuation and romantic encounters based on chemistry will turn out to be unfulfilling. Gemini (May 21-June 20) Consider your domestic situation and make adjustments to counter any trouble you foresee. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Travel or spend time with someone who can offer you knowledge, understanding and solutions. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) You can enjoy life without going overboard. Stick to moderation, and you will make a better impression. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Size up your personal situation and make the necessary adjustments to improve your position. Honesty in important relationships should be questioned. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Disagreements will result in delays. Keep your distance to make it easier to assess a situation. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Get involved, be a participant and show off a little. The people you meet along the way will add something special to whatever you are trying to accomplish. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Dont question others when you should be perfecting your own approach. Focus on getting things done to gain respect and the support needed to reach your goals. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) You need to use caution when choosing whom you want to work with. You can get the most accomplished if you are organized and keep your personal and professional situation simple and functional. TodaysHOROSCOPES Todays Highlight in History: On Feb. 4, 1974, newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst, 19, was kidnapped in Berkeley, Calif., by the radical Symbionese Liberation Army. On this date: In 1789, electors chose George Washington to be the first president of the United States. In 1861, delegates from six southern states that had recently seceded from the Union met in Montgomery, Ala., to form the Confederate States of America. In 1944, the Bronze Star Medal, honoring heroic or meritorious achievement or service, was authorized by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. In 1962, St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital was founded in Memphis, Tenn., by entertainer Danny Thomas. In 1987, pianist Liberace died at his Palm Springs, Calif., home at age 67. Ten years ago: The Massachusetts high court declared that gay couples were entitled to nothing less than marriage. Five years ago: President Barack Obama imposed a $500,000 cap on executive pay for companies receiving federal bailout money. One year ago: British scientists announced they had rescued the skeletal remains of King Richard III from the anonymity of a drab municipal parking lot. Todays Birthdays: Former Vice President Dan Quayle is 67. Rock singer Alice Cooper is 66. Actor Michael Beck is 65. Country singer Clint Black is 52. Rock musician Noodles (The Offspring) is 51. Country musician Dave Buchanan (Yankee Grey) is 48. Actress Gabrielle Anwar is 44. Actor Rob Corddry is 43. Singer David (dahVEED) Garza is 43. Actor Michael Goorjian is 43. Olympic gold medal boxer Oscar De La Hoya is 41. Thought for Today: Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries. James Michener, American author (1907-1997).Today inHISTORY ENTERTAINMENT Associated PressPresident Barack Obama is shown during an interview with host Jay Leno on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, in Burbank, Calif. After 22 years, Leno will host his last show on Thursday. To start your subscription:Call now for home delivery by our carriers:Citrus County: 352-563-5655 Marion County: 888-852-2340 13 weeks: $39.64* 6 months: $70.63* 1 year: $133.87**Subscription price includes a separate charge of .15.5 per day for transportation cost and applicable state and local sales tax. Call 352-563-5655 for details. There will be a $1 adjustment for the Thanksgiving edition. This will only slightly affect your expiration date. 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Associated PressSEMINOLE The three candidates who are seeking to replace the late Congressman Bill Young held their first debate on Monday night. Republican David Jolly, Democrat Alex Sink and Libertarian Lucas Overby participated in an hourlong debate at St. Petersburg College. The three are running to win a special election, which was called after Young died in October. The debate was sponsored by AARP, the Tampa Bay Timesand Bay News 9, and the event gave the three candidates their first chance to directly address each other in a contentious campaign that is already drawing national attention. The trio spent the bulk of the debate highlighting the differences between them. Moderators asked several lightning round questions where the candidates were asked to answer quickly about major issues such as abortion, medical marijuana and same-sex marriage. The candidates most stark difference came on the Affordable Care Act, which was referenced several times throughout the debate. Jolly thinks the health care law should be repealed. How a candidate can defend Obamacare is beyond me, said Jolly, echoing his partys hammering on the issue. Obamacare has hurt people in Pinellas County. Sink said she would not vote to repeal the law, but would like to tweak it. Americans deserve the right to have affordable health care, she said. walk we shed cells that the bloodhounds can pick up and they dont mistake it for another persons scent. Dogs have very strong abilities to pick up scents. Boles bloodhound partner, Winchester or Winnie demonstrated that acute nose for scents when she recently helped track an elderly Dunnellon woman who had been missing for days in the woods near County Road 39. Winnie tracked her to within 50 feet and law enforcement was able to move in and rescue the woman, said Deputy Nancy Suto, who is with the sheriffs offices crime prevention unit. It was Lindas first volunteer search with the agency and she has been a great help for us. Suto said her agency supports Boles efforts to encourage people to get the kits. They really are helpful to law enforcement and would give the citizens peace of mind to know that if something went wrong and a loved one went missing, it gives us a quick starting point, Suto said. Having a volunteer with Boles abilities has been a boon for the sheriffs office because previously the agency had to sometimes seek help from out of county in search efforts. She is here in Citrus County and saves a lot of time, Suto said. For information about the kits or to help with Boles fundraising effort, call 352-613-3486. 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District 4 incumbent Rebecca Bays, who could not be reached for comment, has not said whether she will seek re-election. Webb joins fellow Republicans Scott Carnahan and Donald East, who so far have joined the District 4 race. Webb said he knows Commissioner Scott Adams is often in the middle of board disagreements. Webb said he thinks he and Adams would get along fine on the board. I think I can talk to Scott, he said. I knew Scott when he was just a little boy. Scott respects me and I respect him. Webb said Carnahan, former owner of a supply company, is Adams handpicked candidate for the District 4 race. Adams said Carnahan, who had a fundraiser for Adams during his 2012 campaign, is a longtime friend, as is Webb. I know both of them guys and I can work with both of them, Adams said. Adams, who has called for voters to oust both incumbents Bays and Chairman John JJ Kenney, said he wouldnt take sides between Webb and Carnahan. Theyre both big boys. Well see how it goes, Adams said. Theres going to be a winner and a loser, and I hate to see that.Contact Chronicle reporter Mike Wright at 352563-3228 or mwright@ chronicleonline.com. MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleThe scent-preservation system includes a large gauze bandage designed to be rubbed on the body and a doublewalled glass bottle designed to keep the human scent intact for at least five years. NOSEContinued from Page A1 WEBBContinued from Page A1 WEEKLY LINEUP Nearly a dozen medical professionals contribute their expertise to columns in Health & Life./Tuesdays Read up on all things school-related in the Chronicles Education section./ Wednesdays Plan menus for the week from the tempting recipes in the Flair for Food section./Thursdays Get a jump on weekend entertainment with the stories in Scene./Fridays See what local houses of worship plan to do for the week in the Religion section./Saturdays Candidates debate in special election for open House seat
Katherine Dean, 93THE VILLAGESKatherine Dean, 93, of The Villages, Fla., died Feb.2, 2014. Local arrangements are under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto, with services taking place at a later date in Columbus, Ohio. Violet DeWitt, 85INVERNESSThe Memorial Gathering for Mrs. Violet M. DeWitt, age 85, of Inverness, Florida, will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2014 from 10 11a.m. at the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy take the form of memorial donations in Mrs. DeWitts memory to the donors charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.Hooper FuneralHome.com. She was born November 27, 1928 in Carteret, NJ and was the daughter of the late Kazmisz and Katazyna (Pilat) Zawislak. She died January 29, 2014 in Inverness, FL. She moved to Inverness, Florida from Clarksborough, NJ in 1987. She enjoyed bowling, shuffle board, going to Dynabody, dancing and playing cards with friends. Mrs. DeWitt was a Catholic. Survivors include husband, Richard D. DeWitt of Hernando, FL, 3 step sons, Charles DeWitt, David (Verna) DeWitt, Harry (Jacqueline) DeWitt Sr. of NJ, 6 grandchildren. Arrangements are under the direction of the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory. Martin Lewis, 59CRYSTAL RIVERMartin Eugene Lewis, 59, of Crystal River, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Jan.29, 2014, at his home. He was born Aug.22, 1954, at Camp Lejeune, N.C., to Harold Eugene and Jerry Ann (Sprenger) Lewis. He came here more than 30 years ago from Beaufort, S.C. He was a certified boat captain, dive master and he owned and operated Outback Marine of Crystal River. His father, Harold E. Whitie Lewis, preceded him in death in 2001. Surviving are his wife of 14 years, Cindy Lewis of Crystal River; his daughter, Ashley Henriquez (David) of Crystal River; his mother, Jerry Ann Lewis of Jacksonville, N.C.; a brother, Riley E. Lewis of Bluffton, S.C.; two sisters, Ann Lewis Krieger of Jacksonville, N.C., and Pamela Lewis Roper of Beufort, S.C.; three grandchildren, Avery, Anna and David Henriquez of Crystal River; two nephews, R.J. Lewis and Ricky Roper; and two nieces, Crystal Lewis and Lauren Fawcett. A memorial service will be conducted at 3p.m. Friday, Feb.7, 2014, at the Strickland Funeral Home Chapel in Crystal River. Friends are welcome, please come in casual attire, no suits or ties. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that those who wish may make a memorial contribution to the American Diabetes Association, envelopes will be provided at the service. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.John McGrath, 76HERNANDOJohn P. McGrath, 76, of Hernando, Fla., died peacefully Sunday, Feb.2, 2014, under the care of Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast. John was born Nov.27, 1937, in Elizabeth, N.J., the son of Thomas and Mary McGrath. He worked for PSE&G in New Jersey before retiring. John moved to Hernando from South Plainfield, N.J., in 2001. He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Inverness and he was a life member of The Knights of Columbus. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Albany. He was predeceased by his wife Kathleen in 2013. Survivors include three sons, Patrick McGrath and his wife Heidi of Spencerport, N.Y., Michael McGrath of Hernando, Kevin McGrath of Metuchen, N.J.; and daughter, Tara McCarthy and her husband Shawn of Inverness; sister, Joan Hochreiner of South Plainfield, N.J.; sister-in-law, Elaine Schiller and her husband Frederick of Harpersfield, N.Y.; five grandchildren, Molly, James, Kellen, Connor and Julianne; and many nieces and nephews. Friends are welcome to attend Johns funeral mass at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Inverness at 11a.m. Thursday, Feb.6, 2014. Interment with military honors will follow at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast. Heinz Funeral Home & Cremation, Inverness.Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com. Robert Bob Hosford, 86HOMOSASSARobert S. Bob Hosford, 86, of Homosassa, Fla., died Friday, Jan.31, 2014. Arrangements are pending at Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa. Maurice LaBelle, 67Maurice Francis LaBelle, 67, died Saturday, Jan.11, 2014, at Hospice House of Citrus County in Lecanto, Fla. Graveside military honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post 155 Crystal River, at 2:30p.m. Friday, Feb.14, 2014, at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell.Eleanor Milazzo, 83INVERNESSEleanor Milazzo,83, Inverness, Fla., died Feb.2, 2014, at his residence. Eleanor was born Dec.26, 1930, in Trenton, N.J., to the late Charles and Elizabeth Packlaian. A very giving woman, she enjoyed helping people through a coupon ministry and also visiting nursing home residents. She is survived by three sons, David Milazzo and his wife Evelyn, Margate, Peter Milazzo Jr. and Anthony C. Milazzo, both of Inverness; 13 grandchildren; and three greatgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter J. Milazzo Sr. A celebration tribute to Eleanors life will be at 3p.m. Wednesday, Feb.5, 2014, at Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home. Inurnment will take place at a later date at Florida National Cemetery.Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com. Tania Horne, 67NEW PORT RICHEYTania Owens Horne, 67, of New Port Richey, formerly of Inglis, Fla., died Friday, Jan.31, 2014, at Hospice House of Citrus County in Lecanto. Private cremation arrangements are under the care of Strickland Funeral Home with Crematory Crystal River.Brian Walsh, 61LECANTOThe Service of Remembrance for Mr. Brian Vincent Walsh, age 61, of Lecanto, Florida, will be held Wednesday, February 5th, 9:00am at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Beverly Hills with Father Avelino Garcia officiating. Interment will follow at Fero Memorial Gardens in Beverly Hills. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 5pm-7pm at the Beverly Hills Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.Hooper FuneralHome.com. He was born October 3, 1952 in Brooklyn, NY, son of John and Angela (Price) Walsh. He died February 1, 2014 in Lecanto, Florida. He worked as a Packager at the Key Training Center. He moved to Lecanto, Florida from Long Island, NY in 1979. Brian enjoyed bowling, swimming, and dancing. Mr. Walsh was preceded in death by his father, John Thomas Walsh. Survivors include mother, Angela Walsh of Springhill, FL, two brothers, David Walsh and Richard Walsh, sister, Arline Winfield, and his nieces and nephews. Arrangements are under the direction of the Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory. Myrtle Samec, 92INVERNESSMyrtle H. Samec, 92, of Inverness, Fla., passed away Thursday, Jan.30, 2014, at her residence. She was born Oct.27, 1921, in Many, La., to the late Jessie Edward and Mary Jane (Armstrong) Bass. Myrtle was a homemaker and home health aide, and arrived in this area in 1985, coming from St. Petersburg. She was a Christian by faith, and enjoyed gardening, the outdoors, and spending time with her family. Survivors include children, Edward Samec III and Phyllis Raynor, both of Inverness, Peggy L. Samec of Floral City, Rita Tilka of Columbus, Ohio and Pauline Onley of Shreveport, La.; brother, Jessie E. Bass Jr.; sisters, Amanda Heintschel and Murlene Thompson; nine grandchildren; and numerous great and great-greatgrandchildren. Myrtle was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Samec Jr. who died Dec.19, 1973. A celebration of life gathering will be 12 to 2p.m. Saturday, Feb.8, 2014, at the Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Hospice of Citrus County, P .O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464.Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.A6TUESDAY, FEBRUARY4, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE 527-0012 72 HOUR BLIND FACTORY FAUX WOOD BLINDS, TOP TREATMENTS DRAPERY, SHADES, SHUTTERS VERTICALS The Savings Are Yours Because The Savings Are Yours Because The Factory Is Ours! The Factory Is Ours! B LIND S 1657 W. GULF TO LAKE HWY LECANTO 2012 2012 2012 2012 www.72-hourblinds.com WELL MEET OR BEAT ANY COMPETITORS PRICE 000H1RL 000H96Y Serving all of Citrus County (352) 726-2271 www.HooperFuneralHome.com Serving all your cremation needs. 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Internet firms release data on NSA spy requestsFreed by a recent legal deal with government lawyers, major technology firms released new data Monday on how often they are ordered to turn over customer information for secret national security investigations figures that show that the government collected data on thousands of Americans. The details disclosed by Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Facebook, LinkedIn and Tumblr provided expanded details from 2012 and 2013 showing how often the government has sought information on the firms customers in counter-terrorism and other intelligencerelated probes. Seeking to reassure customers and business partners alarmed by revelations about the governments massive collection of Internet and computer data, the firms stressed details indicating that only small numbers of their customers were targeted by authorities.Sign of the times: Super Bowl ads safer and staidNEW YORK As Super Bowl ads go, so goes America. The A-list advertisers who aired commercial spots during Sundays big game steered clear of controversy while trying to appeal to weary consumers with iconic American images and family-centered topics. Those safe themes were evident in many of the ads, from Toyotas Highlander ad featuring singing Muppets to Chryslers two-minute Bob Dylan spot focused on American engineering, and Bud Lights ad that showed Arnold Schwarzenegger playing tiny tennis. Super Bowl ads can be a bellwether for the economy because they show which companies are willing to spend $4 million on a 30second spot. This year, fewer websites and software companies aired ads compared to the past four years and more ads appeared from packaged food and luxury auto makers. Advertisers used nostalgia and familyheavy themes to play to viewers who are fatigued from a depressed economy and tepid job market.Emerging markets turmoil likely to stay containedWASHINGTON From Turkey to South Africa to Argentina, emerging markets are being slammed by rising inflation, economic mismanagement and political turmoil. Overhanging it all is a nerve-jangling unknown: whether developing countries as a group can withstand the end of the extraordinary easy-money policies that central banks have offered up for five years. The short answer: a tentative yes. Many economists say theyre optimistic that the troubles in emerging markets wont infect the global economy as a whole. They note that the biggest threats in the developing world are confined to modest-size economies South Africa, Turkey, Argentina that seem unlikely to do much damage beyond their borders.Funeral and casket outlets are heading to the mallLOS ANGELES We eat there, buy our clothes there and some people suspect teenagers may actually live there. So perhaps it was just a matter of time until funeral homes began moving into the local shopping mall. Over the past two years, Forest Lawn has been quietly putting movable kiosks in several of the malls that dot Southern Californias suburbs. The move, by one of the funeral industrys best known operators, expands on a marketing innovation that appears to have begun at the dawn of the decade when a company called Til We Meet Again began opening casket stores around the country.NYC, Calif. bills show fight to protect caregiversNEW YORK If you dont get a job because youre a woman, or you get fired because youre black, or you get transferred to the night shift because youre gay, theres a law for that. But if youre punished at work because you need time to take your child to the doctor or talk to your confused elderly mother, you might be out of luck. In most places around the country, theres no specific safeguard against employment discrimination based on a workers status as a caregiver. Connecticut and the District of Columbia are exceptions. Legislation that would change that is pending in New York City and California, but business interests have objected. Proponents say various demographic trends have fed the problem and created the need for new laws: more single-parent households, more households with both parents working and more elderly people who need family care. Associated PressFor investors, February is starting off even rougher than January. U.S. stocks tumbled on Monday, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average down more than 320 points after reports of sluggish U.S growth added to investor worries about the global economy. It was the biggest one-day decline for the blue-chip index in more than seven months. And the drop followed the Dows worst January performance since 2009. The market stumbled from the get-go, with U.S. stocks opening lower after declines in European and Japanese indexes. Then it quickly turned into a slide as a spate of discouraging economic data on everything from manufacturing to auto sales to construction spending poured in. By late afternoon, the sell-off accelerated further, bringing the Dow down more than 7 percent for the year. The S&P 500 index was down more than 5 percent for 2014. Some stock watchers took the markets decline in stride. They considered it a necessary recalibration following the markets record highs at the end of last year. Its a bit painful for investors to see the equities markets drop as they have, but this is healthy for this market, said Chris Gaffney, a senior market strategist at EverBank. Weve been almost 2-1/2 years without a 10 percent correction. All told, the Dow dropped 326.05 points, or 2.1 percent, to close at 15,372.80, its biggest decline since June 20, 2013. The Standard & Poors 500 index lost 40.70 points, or 2.3 percent, to close at 1,741.89. The Nasdaq composite dropped 106.92 points, or 2.6 percent, to 3,996.96. BUSINESSCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, FEBRUARY4, 2014 A7 Money&MarketsAclick of the wrist gets you more at www.chronicleonline.com 1,600 1,650 1,700 1,750 1,800 1,850 ASONDJ 1,720 1,800 1,880 S&P 500Close: 1,741.89 Change: -40.70 (-2.3%) 10 DAYS 14,500 15,000 15,500 16,000 16,500 17,000 ASONDJ 15,320 15,940 16,560 Dow Jones industrialsClose: 15,372.80 Change: -326.05 (-2.1%) 10 DAYSAdvanced466 Declined2673 New Highs37 New Lows127 Vol. (in mil.)4,655 Pvs. Volume3,949 2,559 2,197 362 2285 48 75 NYSE NASD DOW 15708.5415356.1715372.80-326.05-2.08%-7.26% DOW Trans.7324.977049.067053.75-235.43-3.23%-4.69% DOW Util.511.97500.84501.67-4.59-0.91%+2.26% NYSE Comp.9970.299732.479741.58-226.07-2.27%-6.33% NASDAQ4113.553989.953996.96-106.92-2.61%-4.30% S&P5001784.831739.661741.89-40.70-2.28%-5.76% S&P4001312.631264.871265.61-47.47-3.62%-5.73% Wilshire 500019126.8918620.5418643.10-462.14-2.42%-5.39% Russell 20001130.751091.171094.58-36.30-3.21%-5.93% HIGH LOW CLOSE CHG. %CHG. 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Preliminary results for the quarter beat expectations, but the outlook from the nutritional supplements company worried investors. Worries about slower factories slammed stocks on Monday, and the Standard & Poors 500 index fell to its biggest loss since June. Reports showed that manufacturing sectors slowed in both the U.S. and China. All 10 sectors that make up the S&P 500 index fell. 60 70 80 $90 NDJ HerbalifeHLF Close: $69.02 4.65 or 7.2% $30.84$83.51 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 8.8m (2.5x avg.) $6.97 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 14.4 1.7% 30 35 40 $45 NDJ General MotorsGM Close: $35.25 -0.83 or -2.3% $26.19$41.85 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 37.9m (1.5x avg.) $48.96 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 9.2 0.9% 28 30 32 $34 NDJ PfizerPFE Close: $30.60 0.20 or 0.7% $26.79$32.50 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 61.2m (2.4x avg.) $198.32 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 18.6 3.4% 2 4 6 $8 NDJ Violin MemoryVMEM Close: $3.78unchanged or 0% $2.50 $7.90 Vol.: Mkt. 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Interestrates 000H9W5 99 FREE Second Opinion Stocks extend slide BusinessBRIEFS From wire reports State: move it, Google Associated PressTwo men fish in the water Oct. 29, 2013, in front of a Google barge on Treasure Island in San Francisco. A state agency says Google must move its mystery barge from a construction site on an island in the middle of the San Francisco Bay because the permits are not in order. The notice came after the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission investigated numerous complaints about construction of the floating, four-story building, commission executive director Larry Goldzband said. The investigation found that neither the Treasure Island Development Authority nor the city of San Francisco had applied for required permits for the work to be done at the site and could face fines and enforcement proceedings.
OPINION Page A8TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2014 Helping low-wage workersRaise the minimum wage may look good on a bumper sticker, but in reality its an illconceived policy which causes a number of negative effects. Those with low skills and little experience will find they have an even harder time finding the jobs. Anticipating higher costs employers often choose mechanization or outsourcing over hiring new workers. Wage increases that arent tied to increased productivity lead to higher prices; higher prices lower the demand for the employers products or services. Result? Reduced employment. Some get a raise, but others lose their jobs. An increase in minimum wage is really a hidden tax increase; higher costs to business result in higher prices to consumers. The administration predicts increased purchasing power, but because of job losses, decreased hours, and higher prices, purchasing power is actually decreased. This is one more case of repeating an easy falsehood because its more convenient than explaining a more complicated truth. History has shown time and again its working adults supporting families and young people with poor education who are hurt the most. These are the very people the policy was supposed to help. But something truly beneficial can be done to help those needing a boost in income. Harvard economist Martin Feldstein proposes we integrate the current minimum wage with welfare payments. Heres how it works. Assume a young woman receives $10,000 per year in transfer payments (food stamps, housing subsidy, and earned income tax credit) and earns $7.25 per hour in a parttime job. That $10,000 is equivalent to $5 per hour for 2,000 hours of work. Thats 40 hours for 50 weeks. Feldsteins suggestion is that we treat half of $5, or $2.50, as an offset to the $7.25 minimum wage. The woman could then legally take any job paying more than $4.75 per hour, because $4.75 plus $2.50 equals $7.25. If she takes a job only $5 per hour she earns $10,000, bringing her income to $20,000. The goal should be to raise incomes while increasing job opportunities for those whose skills are too limited to find work at the minimum wage. Isnt it better to give people a start at a job so they can gain skill and experience and hopefully a better future?Joseph P. Ryan Homosassa There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse; as I have found in traveling in a stage coach, that it is often a comfort to shift ones position and be bruised in a new place. Washington Irving WASHINGTONRep. Chris Gibson has tested Irvings theory. Gibson, whose closely cropped graying hair announces his Army pedigree, believes he should be in the Guinness Book of Records for having moved so swiftly in 10 months from membership in Americas most admired to its least admired institution. On March1, 2010, he ended a 24-year military career and on Nov.2 was elected to Congress. This fall, he will participate in perhaps the years most interesting congressional contest. Americans have sorted themselves out politically, so approximately 390 of the 435 House contests will be boring. Just 16 Republicans Gibson is one represent districts Barack Obama carried, only nine Democrats represent districts Mitt Romney carried, and perhaps fewer than 45 contests nationwide will be competitive. One will be in the 8,000 square miles of New Yorks rural 19th district, which runs along the Hudson from about 60 miles north of the Bronx to the Vermont border. Gibson, 49, was raised in Kinderhook, a few hundred yards from the home of Martin Van Buren, a Jacksonian Democrat who Gibson, a Reagan Republican, considers a kindred spirit. Gibson enlisted the day after he turned 17, but graduated from Ichabod Crane High School the Hudson Valley also gave the nation Washington Irving and Siena College, served in the Gulf War, Kosovo and Iraq, rose to the rank of colonel with the 82nd Airborne, along the way earning four Bronze Stars and a Cornell Ph.D., and taught political science at West Point. He entered politics when the tea party impulse was waxing, and he agrees with its adherents about limited government, but favors compromise to get there. The Constitution, he notes with a colonels crispness, was a compromise. And, he adds, Patrick Henry, a tea party pinup, opposed ratification of it. But Gibson thinks MVB he refers to Van Buren as if he were a neighborhood chum deserves to be a tea party favorite because he was Andrew Jacksons sidekick in slaying the Bank of the United States, which they considered an instrument for people who practiced the vice nowadays called crony capitalism. Gibson, who looks forward to teaching and coaching, has pledged to serve no more than four terms representing a district that Obama, like George W. Bush, carried twice in 2012, by six points. Sean Eldridge hopes to give Gibson an early start on his next career. Eldridge, 27, is married to Chris Hughes, 30, who bought The New Republic magazine founded 100 years ago this year as a voice of progressivism with a portion of the fortune he made as co-founder of Facebook. Eldridge, who wants to bring his own progressivism to Congress by beating Gibson, grew up in Ohio, graduated from Brown University, attended but did not graduate from Columbia Law School, founded a venture capital firm and went looking for a receptive congressional district outside New York City. The first one where he and his husband bought a residence turned out to be politically problematic, so they kept that residence and bought another (supplementing their Manhattan apartment) in the 19th district. It was said (by John Randolph) that Van Buren rowed to his object with muffled oars. Muted, stealthy politics is, however, not the current style. Eldridges investment firm is located in the district and last summer The New York Timesreported that the firm had made at least $800,000 in loans to local businesses. Progressives, being situational ethicists regarding the phenomenon of money in politics, are selectively indignant about the rich throwing around the weight of their wallets. But when progressives say there is too much money in politics, etc., conservatives should remain relaxed. Everyone, including Eldridge, should have the right to do what he or she wants with his or her money. Besides, Eldridge will use his money to disseminate his political speech, which conservatives should be confident will do Gibson much more good than harm. As David Winchell, a 60-yearold owner of a roadside pizza and BBQ restaurant, told theTimes, This area is becoming too citified. I would fear that this gentleman coming in would be too relaxed in his views. The Timesnoted, He added, with a disapproving tone: Progressive is the word. George Wills email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. The youth of a nation are the trustees of posterity.Benjamin Disraeli, 1845 A race worth watching 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 YOUTH LEADERSHIP CITRUS New program developing tomorrows leadership Which do you think would intrigue an 11th-grade student more: the opportunity to apply and be interviewed for a leadership program, or the chance to be one of just a handful of students who will spend a number of school days meeting and having off-therecord conversations with community leaders, seeing behind the scenes and getting hands-on experience with how the county operates? The Youth Leadership Citrus program, now successfully halfway through its first year, combines all of that and more. Participating students are energized and encouraged to learn about all we have in Citrus County, and all the opportunities to be involved. Youth Leadership Citrus is a partnership among the Citrus County YMCA, Citrus County Chamber of Commerce, and the adult Leadership Citrus program, after which it is modeled. Leadership Citrus graduates assist with the administrative side of things, including fundraising, marketing and program support. The YMCA is in charge of the programmatic side, including class organization, management and execution. To be accepted for the program, students must be academically proficient and must also demonstrate leadership or emerging leadership in school or community activities. As the YMCAs program director says, grades and sports are for you; what are you doing for others? These Youth Leadership Citrus sessions arent just a day out of school. Participants must dress professionally, observe a code of conduct, and fully participate in the program. Session topics include education, human needs, local government, growth strategies, historical/natural resources and criminal justice. Just as with the adult Leadership Citrus groups, participants must plan and complete a service project. The program also includes an opening retreat and an evening graduation event. Ask adult Leadership Citrus graduates about their program and be prepared for rave reviews on how much they learned about the county, how many new friends they made, how much the experience expanded their networking and helped them establish their lives in Citrus County. Youll find these graduates throughout business, government and nonprofit leadership. Years later, they still argue enthusiastically about whose class was the best. Youth Leadership Citrus opens the same types of opportunities to high school students. Hands-on experiences are interesting and meaningful and provide youth participants insight about a future they may not have considered right here in Citrus County. Theres a saying that if youre not getting ahead youre falling behind. Youth Leadership Citrus is a great way to help engaged teens get ahead. THE ISSUE:Youth Leadership Citrus program.OUR OPINION:A great way to engage teens in our community. 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. Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in a letter to the editor. Persons wishing to address the editorial board, which meets weekly, should call Charlie Brennan at 352-563-5660.All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via email. Names and hometowns will be printed; phone numbers will not be published or given out.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 email@example.com .LETTERto the Editor Thanks for landfill helpWed like to thank the couple at the Citrus County Landfill that was unloading brush from their trailer. My husband jokingly asked if he could borrow the mans wife, as she was doing such a good job. When they were done, they both came and helped my husband unload and even swept the trailer out and put his ramp back up for him. We really want to thank them. I think their last name was Carter and we wish to let them know that their act of kindness, that we will pay it forward. Thank you, Citrus County, for such nice folks. 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 George WillOTHER VOICES INTERESTED IN YOUTH LEADERSHIP CITRUS? Participants must be in the 11th grade and reside in Citrus County, meet eligibility requirements and participate in a panel interview prior to acceptance into the program. Tuition assistance is available. Applications are available online for the 2014-15 Youth Leadership Citrus class. Go to www.leadershipcitrus.com. Click on Youth Leadership for links to the brochure and application materials. For information, contact Joanna Castle, executive director, YMCA of the Suncoast, Citrus County Branch. 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DUI arrests Maria Parker, 50, of Pauling Drive, Leesburg, at 12:54 a.m. Feb. 1 on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence. According to her arrest affidavit, Parker was pulled over on a routine traffic stop. She was asked to perform field sobriety tests and did poorly. Parker refused Breathalyzer testing. Bond $500. Charles Bigelow, 66, of North Lakefront Drive, Hernando, at 9:51 p.m. Feb. 2 on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence. According to his arrest affidavit, Bigelow was pulled over for failing to maintain a single lane of traffic. He was asked to perform field sobriety tests and did poorly. Bigelow refused Breathalyzer testing. Bond $500. Debbie Montalbano, 54, of West Balm Court, Crystal River, at 6:52 p.m. Feb. 1 on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence. According to her arrest affidavit, Montalbano was pulled over after an assistant state attorney contacted deputies and stated the vehicle in front of him was driving erratically. A deputy then observed the vehicle failing to maintain a single lane of traffic. She was asked to perform field sobriety tests and did poorly. Tests of her breath showed her blood alcohol concentration was 0.234 percent and 0.234 percent. The legal limit is 0.08 percent. Bond $500.Domestic battery arrests Beverly Ruley, 22, of Hernando, at 1:32 a.m. Feb. 1 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. No bond. Yahaira Galarza, 22, of Crystal River, at 1:31 a.m. Feb. 1 on a felony charge of domestic battery. No bond. Philip Kise, 29, of Hernando, at 3:19 p.m. Feb. 1 on a felony charge of domestic battery. No bond. Shannon Fraccola, 36, of Hernando, at 12:55 a.m. Feb. 3 on a felony charge of domestic battery by strangulation. He also faces charges of felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill and tampering with a witness or victim, as well as a misdemeanor charge of resisting a law enforcement officer without violence. No bond.Other arrests Wesley Foley Jr., 28, of West Checkerberry Drive, Crystal River, at 9:51 a.m. Jan. 31 on a felony charge of grand theft auto. According to his arrest affidavit, Foley is accused of removing a white Ford F-700 utility truck from the victims premises on Jan. 25, utilizing a black trailer. He was already incarcerated at the Citrus County Detention Facility at the time of his arrest. Bond $2,000. Jonathon Bierman, 24, of East Winnetka Street, Hernando, at 1:38 p.m. Jan. 31 for felony violation of probation stemming from an original charge of trafficking in stolen property. According to his arrest affidavit, Bierman violated his probation by being arrested for the manufacturing of methamphetamine with a child under 16 present on Jan. 31. Bond was denied. Steven Andrade, 19, of North Voyager Drive, Citrus Springs, at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 31 for felony burglary with battery. According to his arrest affidavit, Andrade is accused of entering a home with an accomplice and demanding money and drugs from the victim. When the victim stated he had neither items, the accused made threats, stating he had a gun. The victim then told him there was $150 on the dresser. After the accomplice took the money a scuffle ensued, causing a picture frame to break and cutting the victim on the leg. Deputies were able to capture Andrade after deputies spotted the pair walking in the area. The accomplice ran off into the woods and is at large. Bond was denied. Dorian Taylor, 20, of West Homeway Loop, Citrus Springs, at 6:21 p.m. Jan. 31 on an active Orange County warrant for two counts of felony violation of probation stemming from original charges of burglary to an unoccupied dwelling and grand theft. Bond $2,000. Kevin Miles, 36, of Inverness, at 8:29 a.m. Feb. 1 on a felony charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill. No bond. Timothy Hammerle, 28, of Violet Lane, Inverness, at 11:51 a.m. Feb. 1 on a misdemeanor charge of battery. According to his arrest affidavit, a verbal argument ensued between neighbors in Beverly Hills. The altercation became physical when Hammerle reportedly arrived in a car and began to strike the victim with his hands, fists and feet. Bond $500. Laura Padfield, 34, of West State Street, Homosassa, at 1:50 p.m. Feb. 1 on an active warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from an original charge of possession of methamphetamine. Bond was denied. Mark Blackely, 45, of Long Avenue, Inverness, at 4:16 p.m. Feb. 1 on a felony charge of resisting a merchant during or after a theft, and a misdemeanor charge of retail petit theft. According to his arrest affidavit, Blackely is accused of shoplifting mens clothing and a knife set, with a total value of $247.83, from the Inverness Walmart. Blackely reportedly became confrontational when approached by loss-prevention personal, shoving a shopping cart full of merchandise into the employee then fleeing on foot. He reportedly dropped his keys during his escape and later returned to the customer service desk at Walmart in an effort to locate the lost keys. Bond $2,500. Deborah Sellers, 55, of West Baja Court, Crystal River, at 4:21 p.m. Feb. 1 on a felony charge of retail grand theft. According to her arrest affidavit, Sellers is accused of shoplifting groceries from the Beverly Hills Winn-Dixie. She reportedly filled her shopping cart with groceries then exited without paying. When confronted, Sellers reportedly claimed she had no money for food and was not going to let her family starve. Bond $2,000. Brenda Rigsby, 53, of Geronimo Street, Brooksville, at 7:20 p.m. Feb. 1 on a felony charge of retail grand theft. According to her arrest affidavit, Rigsby is accused of shoplifting multiple items, including jewelry, bras and perfume, with a total value of $363.99, from the Inverness Bealls. Bond $2,000. safety features using sensors and radar that are already being built into some high-end vehicles today and which are seen as the basis for future selfdriving cars. But government and industry officials see the two technologies as compatible. If continuous conversations between cars make driving safer, then self-driving cars will become safer as well. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which has been working with automakers on the technology for the past decade, estimates vehicleto-vehicle communications could prevent up to 80 percent of accidents that dont involve drunken drivers or mechanical failure. Crashes involving a driver with a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher accounted for nearly a third of the 33,500 traffic fatalities in the U.S. in 2012, according to the safety agency. The technology represents the start of a new era in automotive safety in which the focus is to prevent crashes in the first place, as compared with previous efforts to ensure accidents are survivable, said David Friedman, the head of the agency. No orders to automakers are imminent, officials said. After an agency report, the public and carmakers will have 90 days to comment, then regulators will begin drafting a proposal, and that process could take months to years. But Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said it is his intention to issue the proposal before President Barack Obama leaves office. It will change driving as we know it over time, said Scott Belcher, president and CEO of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America. Automobile makers will rethink how they design and construct cars because they will no longer be constructing cars to survive a crash, but building them to avoid a crash. Government officials declined to give an estimate for how much the technology would increase the price of a new car, but the transportation society estimates it would cost about $100 to $200 per vehicle. Automakers are enthusiastic about vehicle-tovehicle technology, but feel there are important technical, security and privacy questions that need to be worked out first, said Gloria Bergquist, vice president of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers. The technology may well play a larger role in future road safety, but many pieces of a large puzzle still need to fit together, she said. The technology the government is contemplating contains several layers of security and privacy protection to ensure the information exchanged between vehicles doesnt identify them but merely contains basic safety data, officials said. The safety benefits cant be achieved until there is a critical mass of cars and trucks on the road using the technology. It takes many years to turn over the nations entire vehicle fleet, but the technology could start preventing accidents before that. Safety benefits can be seen with as few at 7 percent to 10 percent of vehicles in a given area similarly equipped, said Paul Feenstra, a spokesman for the transportation society, an umbrella organization for the research and development of new transportation technologies. There may be another way to speed things up, according to a presentation last year by the communications technology company Qualcomm. About 45 percent of Americans use smartphones, and that share is growing. If smartphones, which already have GPS, came equipped with a radio chip, they could be used to retrofit vehicles already on the road so they could talk to each other. That would help make it possible to achieve a 50 percent market penetration in less than five years, Qualcomm estimated. Using cellphones could also extend the safety benefits of connected-car technology to pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists, Belcher said. A driver could be alerted to a possible collision with a pedestrian carrying a smartphone sending out information, even if it was too dark to see the person. More than 4,700 pedestrians were killed by vehicles and 76,000 injured in 2012. But there are significant technical and standardization hurdles to using cellphones to support connected-car technology. 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Associated PressWASHINGTON Cuts to food stamps, continued subsidies to farmers and victories for animal rights advocates. The massive, five-year farm bill heading toward final passage this week has broad implications for just about every American, from the foods we eat to what we pay for them. Support for farmers through the subsidies included in the legislation helps determine the price of food and what is available. And money for food stamps helps the neediest Americans who might otherwise go hungry. The legislation could reach President Barack Obama this week. The House already has passed the bipartisan measure and the Senate was scheduled to pass the bill today after the chamber voted to move forward on the legislation Monday evening. Five things you should know about the farm bill: WHERE THE MONEY GOES: Most of the bills almost $100 billion-a-year price tag goes to the nations food stamp program, now known as SNAP, or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. One in seven Americans, or about 47 million people, participates in the program. The legislation cuts food stamps by about $800 million, or 1 percent, by cracking down on states that seek to boost individual food stamp benefits by giving people small amounts of federal heating assistance that they dont need. Much of the rest of the money goes to farm subsidies and programs to protect environmentally sensitive lands. SUBSIDIES MAINTAINED: Farmers will continue to receive generous federal subsidies that help them stay in business in an unpredictable environment, but through revamped programs. The bill eliminates a fixed $4.5 billion-a-year subsidy called direct payments, which are paid to farmers whether they farm or not. New subsidies would require farmers to incur losses before they could collect from the federal government. The bill would also overhaul dairy and cotton subsidies and transition them into similar insurance-style programs. Most farmers would pick between a program that would pay out when revenue dips or another that pays out when prices drop. The legislation would also spend about $570 million more a year on crop insurance, which, on top of subsidies, protects farmers in the event of major losses. CRACKDOWN ON FOOD STAMP FRAUD: The Agriculture Department has been aggressively tackling food stamp fraud in recent years and the final farm bill will add to that. It would step up efforts to reduce fraud by retailers who sell food stamps, track SNAP trafficking and ensure that people who have died do not receive benefits. The bill would also prohibit lottery winners and convicted murderers and sex offenders from receiving food stamps. HEMP LAWS RELAXED: The bill would allow farmers to grow hemp, marijuanas nonintoxicating cousin, in 10 states as research projects. Those states already allow the growing of hemp, though federal drug law has blocked actual cultivation in most. Hemp is often used in rope but has also been used to make clothing, mulch, foods, creams, soaps and lotions. VICTORY FOR ANIMAL RIGHTS GROUPS: The No. 1 farm bill priority for animal rights groups was to defeat a House provision that would have blocked an upcoming California law requiring all eggs sold in the state to come from hens that live in larger cages. Livestock groups have fought the state law, which will be a major burden for egg producers in other states who use smaller cages and still want to sell eggs to the lucrative California market. The animal rights groups won, and the provision blocking the California law didnt make it into the final bill. The animal rights groups also won language that will make it a federal crime to attend an animal fighting event or bring a child to one. Frozen Associated PressSnow-covered bicycles are seen on a sidewalk Monday in Providence, R.I. A winter storm dumped several inches of wet, heavy snow on parts of the eastern United States on Monday. Michigan escaped prisoner capturedIONIA, Mich. A convicted killer who peeled a hole in two fences with his hands to escape from a Michigan prison before abducting a woman and fleeing to Indiana was captured Monday evening, authorities said. Officials were stunned by the brazen escape Sunday night of Michael David Elliot, who had a record of good behavior during his 20 years in custody. He wore a white civilian kitchen uniform to evade security and blend in with snow at the Ionia Correctional Facility in western Michigan, prisons spokesman Russ Marlan said. Indiana State Police Sgt. Ron Galaviz said Elliot was in LaPorte County, Ind. when a sheriffs deputy investigating a vehicle theft tried to make a traffic stop. The suspect ran, but authorities were able to capture him. Once outside the prison, Elliot, 40, abducted a woman and stole her Jeep. The woman, who was not hurt, escaped late Sunday when he stopped for gas in Middlebury, Ind., some 100 miles to the south. Educator charged with sex abuseRIVERSIDE, Calif. A California educator who was confronted by a former student on a YouTube video has been charged with 16 counts of sexual abuse. The Riverside County District Attorneys office said Monday that 40-year-old Andrea Cardosa was charged with five counts of aggravated sexual assault on a child and 11 other counts of abuse. The case came to light after a now 28-year-old woman posted a video on YouTube showing her making a call to confront Cardosa about the abuse allegations that she said began when she was 12. The video went viral, and a second alleged victim later came forward. The district attorneys office said a $5 million warrant had been issued for Cardosa.Super Bowl fans bet record $119M LAS VEGAS Gamblers wagered a record $119.4million at Nevada casinos on the Super Bowl, allowing sportsbooks to reap an unprecedented profit as the betting public lost out in Seattles rout of the Peyton Manning-led Denver Broncos. Unaudited tallies showed sportsbooks made an unprecedented profit of $19.7 million on the action, the Gaming Control Board announced Monday. Thats millions more than the past three Super Bowl wins combined. The Denver Broncos were a 2.5-point favorite, but the Seattle Seahawks took the championship 43-8. From wire reports Nation BRIEFS NATION& WORLD Page A10TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Shooting Associated PressA police officer uses a metal detector Monday as he searches for evidence outside a Moscow school. An armed teenager burst into his school Monday and killed a teacher and policeman before being taken into custody, investigators said. None of the children were hurt, said Karina Sabitova, a police spokeswoman at the scene. Syrian airstrikes kill at least 18BEIRUT The Syrian government extended its intense aerial campaign against rebel-held areas of the northern city of Aleppo on Monday, conducting a series of airstrikes that killed at least 18 people, including five children, activists said. President Bashar Assads air force has pounded opposition areas of the divided city since mid-December, reducing apartment blocks to rubble and overwhelming already strapped hospitals and medical clinics with the wounded. On Sunday, government aircraft also targeted areas of east Aleppo under rebel control, killing nearly 40 people. Mondays air raids hit the districts of Hanano, Qadi Askar and Mouwasalat, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Haiti looks at foreign adoptionsPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti A U.S. State Department official is visiting Haiti to help the impoverished Caribbean nation improve its procedures for adoptions by foreigners. The agency said in a statement Monday that special adviser for childrens issues Susan Jacobs is in Haiti for three days to discuss adoptions following Haitis recent ratification of the Hague Adoption Convention. An estimated 50,000 children in Haiti live in orphanages, in part because many parents give up their children because they cant afford to take care of them. Many of the orphanages are poorly run and have little oversight. Some Haitian children are trafficked into the neighboring Dominican Republic or elsewhere. The United Nations Children Agency recently estimated at least 2,000 Hai tian children were smuggled across the border in 2009.Dolphins dead on Peru coastLIMA, Peru More than 400 dead dolphins were found last month on the Pacific Ocean beaches of northern Peru where twice that amount were encountered in 2012, officials said Monday. Authorities are doing autopsies on the latest dolphins found during January in the Lambayeque region on the northern coast. Technician Jaime de la Cruz of Perus IMARPE marine life agency said about 220 dead dolphins were found in the last week of January, the rest during the previous three weeks. De la Cruz said autopsy results are expected in two weeks. Exams will focus on lungs, kidneys and livers. World BRIEFS From wire reports True tale of survival at sea? Associated PressWELLINGTON, New Zealand Its a story that almost defies belief: A man leaves Mexico in December 2012 for a day of shark fishing and ends up surviving 13 months on fish, birds and turtles before washing ashore on the remote Marshall Islands thousands of miles away. But thats what a man identifying himself as 37year-old Jose Salvador Alvarenga told the U.S. ambassador in the Marshall Islands and the nations officials during a 30-minute meeting Monday before he was taken to a local hospital for monitoring. Alvarenga washed ashore on the tiny atoll of Ebon in the Pacific Ocean last week before being taken to the capital, Majuro, on Monday. Its hard for me to imagine someone surviving 13 months at sea, said Ambassador Tom Armbruster in Majuro. But its also hard to imagine how someone might arrive on Ebon out of the blue. Certainly this guy has had an ordeal, and has been at sea for some time. Other officials were reacting cautiously to the Spanish-speaking mans story while they try to piece together more information. If true, the mans ordeal would rank among the greatest tales ever of survival at sea. Mexicos Foreign Relations Department said the man told Mexicos ambassador to the Philippines, Julio Camarena, that he set out from an area near the coastal town of Tonala in southern Chiapas state, which would mean his journey covered a distance of more than 6,500 miles, if he drifted in a straight line. Armbruster said the soft-spoken man complained of joint pain Monday and had a limp but was able to walk. He had long hair and a beard, the ambassador said, and rather than appearing emaciated he looked puffy in places, including around his ankles. Otherwise, he added, Alvarenga seemed in reasonable health. Armbruster, who speaks Spanish, said the survivor told the following story: Hes a native of El Salvador but had lived in Mexico for 15 years and fishes for a man he knows as Willie, catching sharks for 25 pesos ($1.90) per pound. On Dec. 21, 2012, Alvarenga left Mexico in his 23-foot fiberglass boat for a days fishing, accompanied by a teen he knew only as Ezekiel, who was between 15 and 18. A storm blew the fishermen off course, and soon they were lost and adrift. He talked about scooping up little fish that swam alongside the boat and eating them raw, Armbruster said. He also said he ate birds, and drank birds blood. After about a month, Ezekiel died, the survivor told officials. Alvarenga also talked about eating turtles. Once near Ebon, he swam ashore. He thanked God, initially, that he had survived, the ambassador said. Hes very anxious to get back in touch with his employer, and also with the family of Ezekiel. Thats his driving motivation at the moment. In Costa Azul, a fishing hamlet near Tonala, fishing boat owner Villermino Rodriguez Solis, who assumes his son is the Willie that Alvarenga referred to, said Alvarenga and a companion had gone missing on Nov. 18, 2012, which would imply the sea odyssey lasted 141/2 months. There have been other cases of people surviving for months adrift in the Pacific. In a case with similarities, three Mexican shark fishermen in 2006 said they were lost at sea for nine months before being rescued near the Marshall Islands. In 1989, four men survived nearly four months in the Pacific Ocean near New Zealand after their multi-hulled boat capsized. 5 things to know Associated PressKernels slip through Larry Hasheiders fingers Oct. 16, 2013, as his load of corn is delivered to a grain elevator in Okawville, Ill. The massive farmbill heading toward final passage this week has broad implications for just about every American, from the foods we eat to what we pay for them. Information about the massive farm bill in Congress Man says he ate birds, turtles in 13 months adrift in Pacific He thanked God, initially, that he had survived.Tom ArmbrusterU.S. ambassador to Marshall Islands.
College basketball/ B2 NBA/ B2 NHL/B2 Scoreboard/B3 Sports briefs/ B3 Lottery, TV/B3 Super Bowl/B4 Seattle ready to start work on Super Bowl defense. / B4 SPORTSSection BTUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Citrus soccer team looks to make history Hurricanes host powerful Sunlake in regional semisDAVIDPIEKLIK CorrespondentHistory can be made and respect earned tonight when the Citrus Hurricanes host Sunlake in the Class 3A boys soccer state regional semifinals. For the third straight year, the Hurricanes (19-3-1) are in the state tournament and look to advance to the regional finals, something they havent done in school history. In 2000 and last season, the Canes got this far before faltering. To get here, Citrus rallied with two late goals to beat Land OLakes 4-3 in their quarterfinal match, while Sunlake routed Nature Coast 8-0 in their opening game. Two certainties exist about this semifinal match: the Hurricanes have one of their strongest teams ever, and are about to face one of the toughest teams they ever have. The Seahawks are 27-1-1 with four straight playoff appearances since the school opened in 2007. The Canes have a 3-8 all-time playoff record, while the Seahawks enter with a 6-3 playoff record the teams havent faced each other in a playoff match. At a recent practice, Canes defender Noah McGinnis explained his teams mentality. I think were more scared of the individuals than the team, because we all put our shorts on the same way. We put our cleats on the same, he said. But there are a couple of individuals who have very impressive accolades. If we can lock them down, then we should be able to put up a good fight. The most lethal of those individuals is Sunlake sophomore forward Remi Pimm, whos scoring at Reigning supreme SEC still stands at the top in recruiting Associated PressMONTGOMERY, Ala. The Southeastern Conference is still reigning supreme on the recruiting trail. Florida State ended the leagues seven-year stranglehold on the national title, but Alabama, Texas A&M, LSU & Co. have been racking up wins in the living rooms of top prospects from across the country. The Crimson Tide is poised to bring in another top-rated recruiting class on Wednesdays national signing day. Six SEC rivals also have built top 10 classes, according to the 247Sports composite rankings of the major recruiting sites. Its kind of a rich get richer kind of thing, said JC Shurburtt, national recruiting director for 247Sports. Based on the rankings, the SEC is cleaning up. ESPN.com has four SEC classes ranked in the top 5: No. 1 Alabama, No. 2 Texas A&M, No. 4 LSU and No. 5 Tennessee. ESPN national recruiting director Tom Luginbill thinks the Pac-12 stands the best chance of closing the gap on the SEC on Wednesday. Six of ESPN.coms eight highest rated prospects, and 25 of the top 50, have signed or committed to SEC teams. Five of the 15 prospects with five-star ratings are Alabama bound, including offensive tackle Cameron Robinson and defensive end DaShawn Hand. Luginbill calls it a sensational class that might be Nick Sabans best with the Crimson Tide. It may be one of the best classes of offensive line personnel regardless of program and regardless of year, he said. Here are five things to watch from the SEC on signing day and beyond: TOP AVAILABLE: Several top uncommitted prospects could wind up in the SEC. That includes Gardena, Calif., cornerback Adoree Jackson, who lists Florida, LSU, UCLA and Southern California among his finalists. The top-rated outside linebacker, Auburn (Ala.) High Schools Rashaan Evans, has Walker to make anticipated debut MATT PFIFFNER /Chronicle fileCounty rivals Citrus and Lecanto will meet for the third time this season tonight when the District 5A-6 semifinals are contest ed at Crystal River High School. Thomas Vilardi, right, and the No. 3 seeded Panthers are looking for their first victory against Zach Saxer, left, and the second-seeded Hurricanes. Those two squads play at 5:30 p.m., followed by No. 1 seed Dunnellon against No. 4 seed Crystal River. District play gets underway for area boys basketball teams tonight SEANARNOLD CorrespondentStarting tonight, local boys basketball teams get a reset. Records and regularseason accomplishments go out the window, and stakes get raised. No. 2-seeded Citrus and No. 3 Lecanto kick off the District 5A-6 tournament at 5:30 p.m. today in the Crystal River High School gym for their third consecutive district semifinal matchup. The past two seasons, the winner of this game went on to claim the district title. The Hurricanes now know what it feels like to go 22-2 and not get the top seed. Such is their fate after losing a coin flip to No. 1 Dunnellon, which split with Citrus this season. With the addition of junior Sam Franklin, who missed CHS pair of December wins over the Panthers (13-8) and was out in the Canes loss to Dunnellon (14-9), Citrus is a prohibitive favorite to at least play for the championship on Friday against the winner of DHS and hostschool CRHS (4-15). Also leading the Canes are senior point guard Devin Pryor, the 2013 ChroniclePlayer of the Year, and Desmond Franklin. The chemistry between the three cousins, as well as their combined defensive effort and scoring talent, help bolster an up-tempo, transition attack thats led the team to 12 straight wins. Sam Franklin causes a lot of issues because he rebounds well, blocks shots and plays real good defense, LHS head coach Jeffrey Anderson said. To compete with a team like Citrus, youve got to have your defensive transition, stopping them in the break and trying not to let them get off easy shots. And youve got to rebound and See NEW/ Page B3 Citrus senior Jonathan Kreidenweis gets set to shoot at the net during the first half of a Class 3A regional quarterfinal game held Jan. 30 in Inverness against Land O Lakes High School. As a result of that victory, the Hurricanes host Sunlake in a regional semifinal contest tonight.STEPHEN E. LASKO/For the Chronicle See HISTORY/ Page B3 Florida freshman should see action tonight vs. Missouri Associated PressGAINESVILLE Florida coach Billy Donovan has done all he can to quell expectations for highly touted freshman Chris Walker. Last week, Donovan made it clear that the 6-foot-10 Walker wont be Kevin Garnett this season. On Monday, the coach insisted Walker wont play like Wilt Chamberlain when he makes his debut tonight against Missouri. But Walker will get on the court for the first time since arriving on campus in mid-December, which should help the third-ranked Gators (19-2, 8-0 Southeastern Conference) as they near the halfway mark of league play and start getting ready for the postseason. The expectations on him as a player are way, way up here, and he cant reach them, Donovan said. He cant. I just want people to know. This is not going to be a guy that youre going to say, Billy, you really, really downplayed this thing. This guy came out and played like Wilt Chamberlain. Its not going to happen. Hes a good player thats got a lot in front of him, a lot of growing and maturing thats got to go on. I really dont know how much he can do. He can go in there and do some really, really good things and really help our team or he could go out there and really be lost in the game Floridas Chris Walker plays around on the sideline Jan. 14 in Gainesville. The NCAA cleared the highly touted freshman on Jan. 29 and said he will be eligible to play tonight against Missouri.Associated Press See SUPREME/ Page B4 See WALKER/ Page B3
Magic fall to 3-23 away from Orlando Associated PressINDIANAPOLIS Danny Granger scored 16 points, Paul George and Lance Stephenson each added 15, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Orlando Magic 98-79 on Monday night. Indiana (37-10) won for the second time in three days and maintained its grip on the NBAs best record. The reeling Magic were led by Arron Afflalo with 20 points and Nikola Vucevic with 16. Orlando (13-37) lost for the fourth time in five games and is a league-worst 3-23 on the road. It wasnt nearly as easy as it seemed. Orlando cut a 16-point second-quarter deficit to nine at the half, to 60-58 in the third quarter and even had two chances to tie the score. But the Pacers answered with six straight points and put away the Magic with an 18-1 run that started late in the third quarter and ended with the Pacers up 86-64 with 7:45 left in the game.Heat 102, Pistons 96MIAMI LeBron James came within two rebounds of his first triple-double this season, and the Miami Heat won for the fifth time in six games by beating the Detroit Pistons 102-96. James had 24 points and 11 assists, Dwyane Wade scored 30 points and Chris Bosh added 17. Wade had one of his best performances in an injuryhampered season, shooting 13 for 19 and adding 10 rebounds and five assists in 37 minutes. His point total was his highest since Dec. 18.Nets 108, 76ers 102NEW YORK Paul Pierce scored 25 points, Deron Williams added 21 and the Brooklyn Nets stopped a threegame losing streak by holding on to beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 108-102. Michael Carter-Williams led Philadelphia with 21 points and Elliot Williams had 18 off the bench.Thunder 86, Grizzlies 77OKLAHOMA CITY Kevin Durant had 31 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, Serge Ibaka had 21 points and 12 rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder continued their home dominance, beating the Memphis Grizzlies 86-77. Oklahoma City (39-11) had a 10-game winning streak snapped Saturday at Washington, but the Thunder moved to 21-3 at home. Zach Randolph had 13 points and 13 rebounds and Marc Gasol added 13 points for Memphis (26-21).Wizards 100, Trail Blazers 90WASHINGTON The Washington Wizards moved above .500 for the first time in more than four years, accomplishing the feat on their eighth try this season by pulling away in the second half to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 100-90. John Wall scored 22 points, and Trevor Ariza added 20 for the Wizards, who hadnt had a winning record since Halloween in 2009. Damian Lillard scored 25 points, and LaMarcus Aldridge had 20 to lead the Trail Blazers.Bucks 101, Knicks 98MILWAUKEE Brandon Knight made a 3-pointer with 1.4 seconds left and finished with 25 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks snapped a sixgame losing streak with a 101-98 victory over the New York Knicks. Knight took a couple dribbles, then quickly fired his 3 from the wing with Raymond Felton leaping into the air. Felton turned in disbelief as Knight rushed down the other end to celebrate. The Knicks had one last chance, though Carmelo Anthony misfired on a deep 3. He finished with 36 points.Spurs 102, Pelicans 95NEW ORLEANS Tony Parker scored 21 of his 32 points in the second half and also doled out nine assists, and the San Antonio Spurs overcame a 14-point deficit en route to a 102-95 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans. Tim Duncan scored 16 of his 21 points in the second half, and Marco Belinelli added 13 against his former club. Anthony Davis had 17 points, 16 rebounds and four blocks, Anthony Morrow added 20 points and Eric Gordon scored 19 points for the Pelicans.Mavericks 124, Cavaliers 107DALLAS Dirk Nowitzki scored 23 points, Devin Harris had a season-high 16 and the Dallas Mavericks pulled away from Cleveland 124-107, handing the Cavaliers their fifth straight loss. Nowitzki was on the bench for most of a key third-quarter stretch as the Mavericks restored a double-digit lead behind by Harris, Brandan Wright and Jose Calderon. Kyrie Irving had 27 to lead the Cavaliers.Raptors 94, Jazz 79SALT LAKE CITY DeMar DeRozan scored 23 points and Jonas Valanciunas added 18 to help the Toronto Raptors turn back the Utah Jazz 94-79 for their fourth win in five games. Valanciunas and Amir Johnson, who had 11 points and 11 rebounds, exposed the Jazz interior defense without Derrick Favors (hip). Marvin Williams scored 23 points and Alec Burks had 20 off the bench but it wasnt enough to keep the Jazz from their third straight loss, their worst span since a four-game skid from Dec. 4-9.B2TUESDAY, FEBRUARY4, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESPORTS Associated PressSYRACUSE, N.Y. Trevor Cooney scored a career-high 33 points, matching a school record with nine 3-pointers, and top-ranked Syracuse beat Notre Dame 61-55 on Monday night in another matchup of former Big East foes. Syracuse (22-0, 9-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), which moved to No. 1 this week after its scintillating 91-89 overtime victory over Duke on Saturday night, extended its school record for most consecutive wins to start a season. Notre Dame (12-11, 3-7) has lost seven of nine. Two days after one of the most emotional wins in Boeheims 38 years as head coach, Syracuse played its first game as the nations top team since the 2011-12 season. Two years ago, the Orange were unbeaten and ranked No. 1 when they went to South Bend, and Notre Dame upset them 67-58. It was the eighth time Notre Dame had beaten a No. 1 team and turned out to be Syracuses lone loss of the regular season. Cooney made sure there was no repeat, hitting five 3-pointers in the first half as the Orange gained a 13-point halftime advantage and barely held the Irish at bay in the second half. Cooney, 9 of 12 from long range, matched the record set by Gerry McNamara in the 2004 NCAA tournament and equaled by Andy Rautins in 2008 and James Southerland in 2012. Jerami Grant and C.J. Fair, who combined for 54 points against Duke, combined for just 15 as Fair struggled, shooting 2 of 13. Tyler Ennis finished with six points and eight assists. Garrick Sherman led Notre Dame with 16 points, Steve Vasturia had 13 and Pat Connaughton 11, while Eric Atkins had nine on 3-of-10 shooting.No. 6 Villanova 81, Xavier 58VILLANOVA, Pa. James Bell hit six 3-pointers and scored 27 points and Darrun Hilliard had 17 to lead No. 6 Villanova to an 81-58 win over Xavier. The Wildcats (20-2, 8-1 Big East) never trailed and have won four straight games since a 28-point loss to No. 12 Creighton on Jan. 20. Bell made 6 of 10 3s was 10 of 14 overall from the floor and grabbed eight rebounds. He scored 21 points in the second half to the Wildcats hit the 20-win mark at the second fastest point in program history. The 2009-10 team opened 20-1. Semaj Christon led Xavier (15-7, 5-4) with 17 points and Matt Stainbrook had 14. The Musketeers have lost three straight. Syracuse is new No. 1 in AP pollSYRACUSE, N.Y. Syracuses reward for winning one of the best college basketball games of the season was a spot on top of The Associated Press Top 25 poll. Combined with No. 1 Arizonas first loss of the season last weekend, the Oranges 91-89 overtime win over Duke on Saturday moved them up one spot to the top. Syracuse (21-0) received all 65 first-place votes from the national media panel Monday, making the Orange the first unanimous No. 1 since Duke was for six weeks in 2010-11. Syracuse, off to the best start in school history, is on top of the poll for the first time since a six-week run in 2011-12. Arizona (21-1) and Syracuse, which were 1-2 for the last eight weeks, switched spots this week. Florida, Wichita State, the only other unbeaten in Division I, and San Diego State remained third through fifth and were followed by Villanova, Cincinnati, Kansas, Michigan State and Michigan. Duke, which also won at Pittsburgh last week, was 11th, a jump of six spots from last weeks poll. No. 20 Virginia, No. 22 Connecticut and No. 23 Gonzaga returned to the rankings. They replaced Ohio State, Wisconsin and Massachusetts. See Page B3 for complete poll.From wire reports Associated PressSyracuses Trevor Cooney scores against Notre Dames Steve Vasturia during the second half Monday in Syracuse, N.Y. Syracuse won 61-55. UConn, Irish remain 1-2 in pollConnecticut remained No. 1 in The Associated Press womens basketball poll Monday after two more easy victories. The Huskies have won 29 straight games dating to last seasons NCAA tournament run that brought the school an eighth national championship. Geno Auriemmas squad will host SMU today before No. 4 Louisville visits on Sunday in a rematch of last seasons national championship game. The Cardinals reached their highest ranking ever this week. Undefeated No. 2 Notre Dame came through its tough road swing beating Tennessee, Maryland and Duke to remain perfect. The Irish (21-0) are two wins short of the 2000-01 team that went 23-0 en route to the schools first national championship. The No. 2 Irish and fifthranked Duke lead five Atlantic Coast Conference teams in the top 14. Maryland is 10th, North Carolina 13 and North Carolina State 14. Its the ninth time since 2001 that a conference has had that many teams in the first 15. The ACC was also the last to do it in 2011. The Big 12 had seven teams ranked in the top 17 in 2002. Nebraska and Michigan State re-entered the Top 25 this week after spending a few weeks out of the rankings. The Cornhuskers came in at No. 22 while the Spartans are 24th. Gonzaga and Middle Tennessee are holding strong as the only two midmajor teams in the rankings. The Zags are 20th and the Blue Raiders 21st. See Page B3 for complete poll.No. 7 Baylor 81, Oklahoma 67NORMAN, Okla. Odyssey Sims scored 27 points, including three 3-pointers and eight free throws, as No. 7 Baylor beat Oklahoma 81-67 on Monday. Nina Davis added 19 points and 14 rebounds for Baylor (19-3, 9-1 Big 12). The Lady Bears got 15 points from freshman Imani Wright and Sune Agbuke helped Baylor hold a 49-38 advantage on the glass, grabbing 14. Morgan Hook scored 18 points for Oklahoma (14-9, 5-5) and Gioya Carter added 12.From wire reports WOMENS HOOPS BRIEFS More road woes Avalanche 2, Devils 1, OTNEWARK, N.J. Ryan OReilly scored a powerplay goal 28 seconds into overtime and the Colorado Avalanche rallied for a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night. The Avalanche tied the game with 1:47 left in regulation on a goal by PA Parenteau after they pulled goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere with 2:30 remaining. Devils defenseman Andy Greene was called for a penalty shortly after Parenteaus goal, and the man advantage carried into overtime. OReilly ended it by tipping Matt Duchenes pass by goalie Cory Schneider for his 21st of the season, giving Colorado its fourth straight win. Ryan Carter scored in the first period for New Jersey.Penguins 2, Senators 1, OTPITTSBURGH James Neal scored at 3:05 of overtime, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 2-1. Neal netted his 18th of the season and scored his first goal in nine games for the Penguins, who won for the 16th time in 17 home games and are now 23-4 at Consol Energy Center. Ottawas Stephane Da Costa and Pittsburghs Brian Gibbons scored in the first period.Red Wings 2, Canucks 0DETROIT Justin Abdelkader scored early in the second period and again in the final seconds while Jimmy Howard finished off a shutout that Jonas Gustavsson started for the Detroit Red Wings in a 2-0 victory over the Vancouver Canucks. Gustavsson started and stopped all eight shots he faced in the first period, but didnt return to play because of dizziness. Howard had 16 saves. The Canucks had coach John Tortorella behind their bench and forward Henrik Sedin on the ice after both missed six games.Oilers 3, Sabres 2BUFFALO, N.Y. Matt Hendricks short-handed goal 57 seconds into the third period lifted the Edmonton Oilers to a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres in a matchup of the NHLs two worst teams. Justin Schultz and Jeff Petry also scored for Edmonton, and David Perron had two assists. Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 42 shots. Drew Stafford and Steve Ott scored for the Sabres.From wire reports NHL BRIEFS Associated PressOrlando center Nikola Vucevic shoots over Indianas Roy Hibbert during the first half Monday in Indianapolis.
SCOREBOARDCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE will this season with 59 goals. Shutting down the quick and agile Pimm will take a team effort. Head coach Steve Ekeli said his defense needs to play stellar, keep constant pressure on Seahawks ball handlers, and when facing potential shots, stay between their man and the goal. I think this games different because we have the opportunity to make history and I think were going to give it our best shot and give them our best fight, because we have nothing to lose, McGinnis remarked. And if we make history, then thats what were destined to do. Ekeli and his players respect Sunlake and think the entire Seahawks team poses a threat. Forward Josh Marsden, who has 32 goals, believes just being in the game helps bring respect to Citrus. Were just little old Inverness, Marsden said. But we made it and showed everyone how much we can do, how big we are. Other coaches he talked to remark about Sunlakes talent, but Ekeli believes theres no such thing as an unbeatable team. Never one to look too far ahead, Ekeli said a win against the Seahawks would be huge, saying he thinks the team that wins the game will eventually be in the Class 3A state semifinals. Concerned if players used up all their emotion in the down-to-the-wire match with Land OLakes, he got a quick answer. The team responded, No coach, we feel we still have some unfinished business, Ekeli said. not allow second-chance points. Theyre not 22-2 for nothing. Andersons Panthers have managed a 6-2 January run, despite recently missing top players Darius Sawyer and Brandon Burich to injury. As the juniors status remains unknown for Tuesday, the team continues to rely on heavy contributions from freshman Kaine McColley and seniors Thomas Vilardi and Ronnie Crowe. I would feel bad for Darius and Brandon if they cant play, said CHS head coach Tom Densmore, whose Canes got past Lecanto in last years semifinals en route to winning their first district title since 2005. We know those guys and like them, and we know theyre competitors. (Lecantos) seem to have risen to the occasion and is rolling right along. Obviously, we know each other very well. In a district where three teams are in the same county, youre bound to hit a county rivalry. Everybody at this point is 0-0. So weve got to mentally and physically prepare ourselves, he added. While Citrus has the most to lose, given its stellar regular season and relative experience, the Pirates are looking to spoil the party by knocking off a Tiger squad thats outscored them by 63 combined points in two games. CRHS head coach Steve Feldman hopes his teams recent one-point loss to Seven Rivers Christian, a team that fought DHS to the wire in a six-point loss, provided it with something to build on heading into the tourney. If an upset is on Crystal Rivers horizon, do-it-all senior Hunter Roessler and junior guard John Parry both with outstanding games in the overtime loss to the Warriors will likely play a significant role. Ty Reynolds a returning finalist for ChronicleMale Basketball Player of the Year whose injuries and football commitments limited his contributions for Crystal River this season, has left the Pirates basketball team to focus on football ahead of signing day on Feb. 5. Hunters been our MVP all year, Feldman said. Hes come up from 4.5 to 12.5 points per game this year, and is filling up the stat sheet everywhere. Sometimes he puts so much pressure on himself to do so much, that it causes mistakes, but at least hes making mistakes with aggression, rather than being tentative. And Parry can definitely stretch the defense. Hes one of those guys where, when he sees the ball go in the basket, everything picks up at both ends of the court. Crystal River tips off with Dunnellon 7 p.m. tonight. Fridays championship game is also 7 p.m. at CRHS. Third-seeded Seven Rivers (7-13) has to travel a lot farther than the other county schools for its 2A-3 tournament at Gainesvilles Cornerstone Academy, but its semifinal opponent on Friday is a familiar rival: No. 2-seeded St. John Lutheran. The Saints defeated the Warriors during the regular season, and enjoy a size advantage over the Lecanto squad. But SRCS head coach Jim Ervin said his teams playing its best basketball at the right time, and he likes the problems senior Adam Gage presents for St. John. Matching up with (St. John) is tough, he said, but its also a tough matchup for them against Gage. Were playing a lot better than we were earlier in the year. Weve played well the last two weeks, and Im looking forward to the districts. The winner plays Saturday, most likely against 18-1 No. 1 seed First Academy of Leesburg.County leadersPoints per game: Adam Gage, SR, 27.3; Devin Pryor, Cit, 21.8; Cory Weiand, SR, 20.1; Brandon Burich, Lec, 19.3; Darius Sawyer, Lec, 17.6; Desmond Franklin, Cit, 15.5; Hunter Roessler, CR, 12.5; Sam Franklin, Cit, 11.4; Kaine McColley, Lec, 9.7; Ben Janicki, Cit, 7.0. Rebounds per game: S. Franklin 11; Gage 10.9; Sawyer 7.2; Burich 6.1; Ronnie Crowe, Lec, 6.1; K. McColley 5.2; Janicki 4.6; Carlton Gadsen, CR, 4.5; Pryor 4.5. NEWContinued from Page B1 HISTORYContinued from Page B1 On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS TV MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (ESPN) Ohio State at Iowa 7 p.m. (ESPN2) Kansas at Baylor 7 p.m. (ESPNU) Mississippi at Kentucky 7 p.m. (FS1) St. John's at Providence 9 p.m. (ESPN) Missouri at Florida 9 p.m. (ESPNU) Duke at Wake Forest 9 p.m. (FS1) Butler at Marquette NBA BASKETBALL 9 p.m. (NBA) Chicago Bulls at Phoenix Suns WOMENS COLLEGE GYMNASTICS 10:30 a.m. (SUN) Auburn at LSU (taped) 5:30 p.m. (SUN) Auburn at LSU (taped) NHL HOCKEY 3 p.m. (NHL) Chicago Blackhawks at Los Angeles Kings (taped) 7:30 p.m. (FSNFL) Toronto Maple Leafs at Florida Panthers 7:30 p.m. (NBCSPT) New York Islanders at Washington Capitals 8 p.m. (SUN) Tampa Bay Lightning at Minnesota Wild TENNIS 8 p.m. (TENNIS) ATP PBZ Zagreb Indoors (taped) 10 p.m. (TENNIS) ATP PBZ Zagreb Indoors (taped) RADIO MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 9 p.m. (WYKE 104.3 FM) Missouri at Florida 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 SOCCER Class 3A regional semifinal 7 p.m. Sunlake at Citrus BOYS BASKETBALL District 5A-6 tournament at Crystal River High School Semifinals 5:30 p.m. No. 2 Citrus vs. No. 3 Lecanto 7 p.m. No. 1 Dunnellon vs. No. 4 Crystal River BASEBALL 4:30 p.m. Citrus at Central BOYS TENNIS 4 p.m. Leesburg at Citrus Mens AP Top 25The top 25 teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 2, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last weeks ranking: RecordPtsPrv 1. Syracuse (65)21-01,6252 2. Arizona21-11,5171 3. Florida19-21,4823 4. Wichita St.23-01,4474 5. San Diego St.19-11,3705 6. Villanova19-21,2529 7. Cincinnati21-21,18213 8. Kansas16-51,1416 9. Michigan St.19-31,1367 10. Michigan16-594910 11. Duke17-594017 12. Creighton18-379020 13. Saint Louis20-272819 14. Louisville18-472312 15. Texas17-471925 16. Iowa St.16-471716 17. Iowa17-566915 18. Kentucky16-565311 19. Oklahoma St.16-54208 20. Virginia17-5364 21. Oklahoma17-536123 22. UConn17-4252 23. Gonzaga20-3237 24. Memphis16-511422 25. Pittsburgh18-411018 Others receiving votes: Wisconsin 79, Ohio St. 45, VCU 44, SMU 15, New Mexico 12, California 9, UCLA 9, Harvard 4, George Washington 3, LSU 3, Tennessee 2, American U. 1, Southern Miss. 1.USA Today Top 25The top 25 teams in the USA Today mens college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 2, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking: RecordPtsPvs 1. Syracuse (32)21-08002 2. Wichita State23-07453 3. Arizona21-17251 4. Florida19-27204 5. San Diego State19-16805 6. Villanova19-25969 7. Cincinnati21-257015 8. Michigan State19-35466 9. Kansas16-54987 10. Louisville18-44747 11. Duke17-540916 12. Creighton18-340420 13. Iowa17-537712 14. Kentucky16-537211 15. Saint Louis20-236221 16. Michigan16-532814 17. Iowa State16-429018 18. Texas17-4287 19. Oklahoma State16-522710 20. Gonzaga20-321424 21. Virginia17-5197 22. Pittsburgh18-49917 23. Oklahoma17-59425 24. Wisconsin17-57213 25. Ohio State17-56723 Others receiving votes: Memphis 58, UConn 47, VCU 26, Southern Miss. 25, UMass 24, UCLA 20, New Mexico 16, SMU 10, Baylor 7, California 5, Harvard 4, George Washington 2, Saint Josephs 1, Stephen F. Austin 1, Toledo 1.Womens AP Top 25The top 25 teams in The Associated Press womens college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 2, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last weeks ranking: RecordPtsPrv 1. UConn (36)23-09001 2. Notre Dame21-08632 3. Stanford21-18274 4. Louisville22-17755 5. Duke21-27663 6. South Carolina20-27077 7. Baylor18-36809 8. Tennessee18-464710 9. Penn St.17-459512 10. Maryland17-45458 11. Arizona St.19-346515 12. Oklahoma St.18-346411 13. North Carolina17-54536 14. NC State19-343618 15. Kentucky17-543513 16. LSU17-535414 17. West Virginia19-334420 18. Vanderbilt17-529816 19. Texas A&M17-624317 20. Gonzaga20-319422 21. Middle Tennessee18-313425 22. Nebraska15-5102 23. California14-79321 24. Michigan St.15-788 25. Purdue15-78519 Others receiving votes: Iowa St. 68, St. Johns 28, Rutgers 22, Syracuse 17, Florida St. 16, Wichita St. 14, Oklahoma 12, Bowling Green 7, Chattanooga 6, DePaul 4, James Madison 3, Michigan 3, Saint Marys (Cal) 3, Texas 3, Iona 1.NBA standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division WLPctGB Toronto2622.542 Brooklyn2125.4574 New York1929.3967 Boston1633.32710 Philadelphia1534.30611 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami 3413.723 Atlanta 2521.5438 Washington2423.51110 Charlotte2128.42914 Orlando1337.26022 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana 3710.787 Chicago2323.50013 Detroit 1928.40418 Cleveland1632.33321 Milwaukee939.18828 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio3513.729 Houston3217.6533 Dallas 2821.5717 Memphis2621.5538 New Orleans2027.42614 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City3911.780 Portland3414.7084 Minnesota2324.48914 Denver 2223.48914 Utah 1632.33322 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers3416.680 Phoenix2918.6173 Golden State2919.6044 L.A. Lakers1631.34016 Sacramento1532.31917 Mondays Games Indiana 98, Orlando 79 Washington 100, Portland 90 Brooklyn 108, Philadelphia 102 Miami 102, Detroit 96 Oklahoma City 86, Memphis 77 Milwaukee 101, New York 98 San Antonio 102, New Orleans 95 Dallas 124, Cleveland 107 Toronto 94, Utah 79 L.A. Clippers at Denver, 9 p.m. Chicago at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Todays Games Indiana at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Chicago at Phoenix, 9 p.m. Charlotte at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Wednesdays Games Detroit at Orlando, 7 p.m. Boston at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. San Antonio at Washington, 7 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Phoenix at Houston, 8 p.m. Minnesota at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Dallas at Memphis, 8 p.m. Atlanta at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Portland at New York, 8 p.m. Milwaukee at Denver, 9 p.m. Toronto at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Miami at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.2014 Super Bowl records setRECORDS SET Individual Most Receptions, Game 13, Demaryius Thomas, Denver. Most Pass Completions, Game 34, Petyon Manning, Denver. Team Most Super Bowls Lost 5, Denver. Most Completions, Game 34, Denver. Quickest Score From Start of Game 12 seconds, Seattle. Most Playing Time In The Lead, Game 59 minutes, 48 seconds, Seattle.Super Bowl MVPs2014Malcolm Smith, LB, Seattle 2013Joe Flacco, QB, Baltimore 2012Eli Manning, QB, N.Y. Giants 2011Aaron Rodgers, QB, Green Bay 2010Drew Brees, QB, New Orleans 2009Santonio Holmes, WR, Pittsburgh 2008Eli Manning, QB, N.Y. Giants 2007Peyton Manning, QB, Indianapolis 2006Hines Ward, WR, Pittsburgh 2005Deion Branch, WR, New England 2004Tom Brady, QB, New England 2003Dexter Jackson, FS, Tampa Bay 2002Tom Brady, QB, New England 2001Ray Lewis, LB, Baltimore 2000Kurt Warner, QB, St. Louis 1999John Elway, QB, Denver 1998Terrell Davis, RB, Denver 1997Desmond Howard, KR, Green Bay 1996Larry Brown, CB, Dallas 1995Steve Young, QB, San Francisco 1994Emmitt Smith, RB, Dallas 1993Troy Aikman, QB, Dallas 1992Mark Rypien, QB, Washington 1991Ottis Anderson, RB, N.Y. Giants 1990Joe Montana, QB, San Francisco 1989Jerry Rice, WR, San Francisco 1988Doug Williams, QB, Washington 1987Phil Simms, QB, N.Y. Giants 1986Richard Dent, DE, Chicago 1985Joe Montana, QB, San Francisco 1984Marcus Allen, RB, L.A. Raiders 1983John Riggins, RB, Washington 1982Joe Montana, QB, San Francisco 1981Jim Plunkett, QB, Oakland 1980Terry Bradshaw, QB, Pittsburgh 1979Terry Bradshaw, QB, Pittsburgh 1978Randy White, DT and Harvey Martin, DE, Dallas 1977Fred Biletnikoff, WR, Oakland 1976Lynn Swann, WR, Pittsburgh 1975Franco Harris, RB, Pittsburgh 1974Larry Csonka, RB, Miami 1973Jake Scott, S, Miami 1972Roger Staubach, QB, Dallas 1971Chuck Howley, LB, Dallas 1970Len Dawson, QB, Kansas City 1969Joe Namath, QB, N.Y. Jets 1968Bart Starr, QB, Green Bay 1967Bart Starr, QB, Green BayNHL standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Boston543516373164119 Tampa Bay553218569162137 Toronto573021666170176 Montreal562921664137139 Detroit5625191262146158 Ottawa5624211159159178 Florida552127749133174 Buffalo551532838107164 Metropolitan Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh563915280178133 N.Y. Rangers563023363145140 Columbus552823460163154 Philadelphia562723660152163 Carolina542520959137151 Washington562522959164172 New Jersey5723211359133142 N.Y. Islanders572128850159191 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Chicago5733101480200158 St. Louis543712579185125 Colorado553614577167143 Minnesota572921765140144 Dallas 552521959158160 Nashville572523959142172 Winnipeg572725559161166 Pacific Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim574012585189139 San Jose563515676168134 Los Angeles573021666134122 Vancouver572721963142149 Phoenix5526191062159164 Calgary 552127749132173 Edmonton581933644150196 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Mondays Games Edmonton 3, Buffalo 2 Pittsburgh 2, Ottawa 1, OT Detroit 2, Vancouver 0 Colorado 2, New Jersey 1, OT Columbus at Anaheim, late Chicago at Los Angeles, late Philadelphia at San Jose, late Todays Games Vancouver at Boston, 7 p.m. Colorado at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Winnipeg at Carolina, 7 p.m. Calgary at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Toronto at Florida, 7:30 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Washington, 7:30 p.m. Ottawa at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Tampa Bay at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Dallas at Phoenix, 9 p.m. Florida LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Monday in the Florida Lottery: Players should verify winning numbers by calling 850-487-7777 or at www.flalottery.com.Sundays winning numbers and payouts: Fantasy 5: 11 16 29 30 33 5-of-51 winner$195,732.14 4-of-5243$129.50 3-of-57,693$11 CASH 3 (early) 6 3 3 CASH 3 (late) 4 0 9 PLAY 4 (early) 6 8 4 5 PLAY 4 (late) 9 1 6 4 FANTASY 5 2 11 13 30 33TUESDAY, FEBRUARY4, 2014 B3 Hellickson to miss start after elbow surgeryST. PETERSBURG Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Jeremy Hellickson has undergone surgery on his pitching elbow and is expected to miss the first six-to-eight weeks of the season. The 2011 AL Rookie of the Year experienced discomfort in his elbow after beginning his offseason throwing program in December. He tried to work through it, but when it persisted during bullpen sessions in mid-January, Hellickson contacted the team trainer. Arthroscopic surgery was performed last Wednesday. Hellickson plans to report to spring training this month, however hes not expected to rejoin the rotation until at least mid-May. The 26-year-old went 12-10 with a career-high 5.17 ERA in 31 starts last season. In January, he agreed to a one-year deal worth $3,625,000, avoiding arbitration.Beckham to discuss bringing team to MiamiMIAMI David Beckham will take part in a news conference Wednesday to discuss his progress in trying to bring a Major League Soccer expansion team to Miami. MLS Commissioner Don Garber and Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez also will attend the session, which was announced Monday. The league has discussed placing its next two expansion teams in Miami and Atlanta. Expansion in Miami is contingent on securing a financing plan and location for a new stadium. Beckham has scouted possible sites and is seeking investors to assist with startup costs such as stadium construction and player acquisitions. Among those who might become involved is Beckhams friend LeBron James. MLSs Miami Fusion played in Fort Lauderdale from 1998-01.From wire reports SPORTS BRIEFS and get going too fast and the emotion of the game will overwhelm him. Florida has not made Walker available for interviews. School officials anticipate Walker will answer questions after the game. Donovan gave no indication how much Walker will play against the Tigers (16-5, 4-4), saying it will be predicated on what hes doing to help our team with foul trouble, fatigue and those things. Teammates said Walker is eager to finally get from under the NCAA cloud and off the bench. Hes extremely excited, center Pat Young said. Just think about everything hes gone through. To get to now and its finally here as far as school, things he had to do over the summer, missing the first semester, finally here and going through practice and then not hearing from the NCAA. Its probably a 15 on a scale of 1 to 10 how excited he is right now. A forward from Bonifay in Floridas panhandle, Walker sat out 12 games, or 40 percent of the season, because the NCAA determined he received preferential treatment from five people, including two agents. The NCAA said Walker and people close to him accepted free cellphones and service, airfare, lodging, meals and apparel while he was a prospect. He was ordered to donate the $270 received from the agents to a charity of his choice and serve 80 hours of community service. Walker, who failed to qualify academically and spent the fall taking online classes to gain eligibility, joined the team Dec. 14 and has been practicing since. He is a talented shot-blocker, rebounder and finisher who won the dunk contest at the McDonalds AllAmerican game last year. Since arriving on campus, he has gained about 10 pounds while learning Donovans complex offensive and defensive schemes. But is he ready to make an impact? He is definitely a guy who brings a lot of energy ... as far as running, jumping around, being active and grabbing a bunch of boards, Young said. You shouldnt have too high expectations. This is the guys first college game he gets to play in and well see how he does from there. WALKERContinued from Page B1
Seahawks ready to start work on Super Bowl title defense Associated PressNEW YORK Less than 12 hours after winning the Super Bowl, Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll already was talking about getting started on next season. The first meeting that well have will be tomorrow. ... Our guys would be surprised if we didnt, Carroll said Monday morning. We really have an eye on whats coming, and we dont dwell on what just happened. Well take this in stride. He appeared at a news conference at a Manhattan hotel with linebacker Malcolm Smith, the MVP of Seattles 43-8 victory over Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos on Sunday night. Carroll oversees a team with the fourth-youngest roster for a Super Bowl champion, with an average age of 26 years, 175 days, according to STATS. The youngest champs ever were the Pittsburgh Steelers who won the 1975 Super Bowl, and they collected a second consecutive title the next year. Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson just wrapped up his second season in the league, as did Jermaine Kearse, the receiver who caught one of the QBs two touchdown passes Sunday night. Doug Baldwin, who caught the other, is only three years into his pro career, as are star cornerback Richard Sherman and Smith, who at 24 is the fourth-youngest player to be the Super Bowl MVP Weve seen the effort that it takes to get to this point, and, obviously, well try to replicate that and do it again, Smith said. Were looking forward to the next challenges and guys having a target on their back and people trying to come after us. Smith became the third linebacker to earn Super Bowl MVP honors, thanks to a 69-yard touchdown return off an interception of regular-season MVP Manning in the first half and a fumble recovery in the second half. He said that during the game, some of his teammates were telling him, You might be the MVP. And I was like, No way. No way. Not me. Carroll said general manager John Schneider has positioned the Seahawks to be able to avoid the problems that can make it hard to repeat as NFL champions. Since Denver repeated in the 1999 game, only one team has won two Super Bowls in a row, the New England Patriots in 2004-05. Theres the need to replace players who leave via free agency. The need to pay other players with new, better-paying contracts. John Schneider has done an extraordinary job of structuring this roster contractually, and with the vision of looking ahead, so that we can keep our guys together, Carroll said. One of the things that happens every so often is teams have a big fallout after they win the Super Bowl. Were not in that situation. Carroll was reminded during Sundays game of some of his blowout victories in college football bowl games when he was a championship-winning coach at Southern California. It felt like it. It looked like it. The score was like it, he said Monday. I really cant tell you exactly what it is, but somethings going on, because I sat back there at the end of the first quarter and said, Shoot, here it goes, he said. Bang, bang, bang, bang, and its 22-0 at halftime. Carroll described the lopsided nature of the game as kind of like an avalanche, an interesting choice of words given the hubbub last week and, really, for months before that over whether the first outdoor Super Bowl at a coldweather site would be affected by snow. Instead, the weather wasnt a factor Sunday at the stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., where the temperature was 49 degrees at kickoff and only some light rain fell. On Monday morning, meanwhile, driving snow hit the area and forecasts called for up to 8 inches. I dont know how (NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell) pulled it off, but he pulled off the weather in perfect fashion, Carroll joked. The NFL is powerful.B4TUESDAY, FEBRUARY4, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESUPERBOWL SUPER BOWL BRIEFSAnother TV ratings record for Super BowlNEW YORK Foxs Super Bowl telecast of the Seahawks victory over the Broncos is the mostwatched television event in U.S. history, drawing 111.5 million viewers on Sunday night. The Nielsen company said Monday the telecast broke a viewership record set by the Super Bowl two years ago between the New York Giants and New England Patriots. Its the fourth time in five years that a Super Bowl game has set a viewership record. Last years game, with 108.6 million viewers, was the exception. The game kept up its appeal to viewers despite being relatively noncompetitive. Fox said an estimated 2.3 million people watched its online stream of the game, peaking at the end of the third quarter.MVP interrupted by man calling for 9/11 probeEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. A man jumped onto the podium during Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smiths postgame news conference, grabbed the microphone and said the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks were perpetrated by people with your own government. Smith sat dumbfounded and surprised when the man suddenly appeared on his right side. The man said: Investigate 9/11. 9/11 was perpetrated by your own government. He quickly walked away, and security converged on him. It wasnt immediately clear if he was taken into custody. Smith then continued taking questions from the media.Baldwin: Carter not up to par as analystEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. Seattle Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin said ESPN analyst Cris Carter should stick to playing football because your analytical skills aint up to par yet. Baldwin has been fuming because of some comments Carter made about the Seahawks receivers, suggesting they were just average. Not mentioning the Hall of Fame receiver by name, Baldwin said after Seattle won the Super Bowl on Sunday that Carter said to Google him, but I didnt see any Super Bowl appearances and I also saw two losses in the conference championships. Baldwin had five catches for 66 yards and a touchdown in the Seahawks 43-8 win over the Denver Broncos.Seattle win costs furniture man $7 millionHOUSTON Seattles victory in the Super Bowl has cost Houston furniture store mogul Jim McIngvale some $7 million. McIngvale is the owner of one of the nations largest independent furniture stores, Gallery Furniture. He promised customers who spent at least $6,000 in the past two weeks and took delivery before Sundays game that hed refund their purchase cost if Seattle won. The Seahawks routed Denver 43-8. McIngvale said Monday his accountant is pulling his hair out. He said he didnt do well financially, but did build his brand. He said the promotion was not covered by insurance.From wire reports Associated PressSeattle head coach Pete Carroll celebrates Sunday after the Seahawks defeated the Denver Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl XLVIII in East Rutherford, N.J. No letting up in Seattle listed Auburn, Alabama and UCLA as his final choices. New Orleans five-star wide receiver Malachi Dupres list includes Alabama, LSU, Florida State and UCLA. Shurburtt thinks Evans is the unattached prospect that could have the biggest immediate impact in the SEC. He expects him to join fivestar linebacker Tre Williams at Auburn. RUNNING BACKS GALORE: SEC teams are hoping theyve found future successors to departed star runners like Auburns Tre Mason and LSUs Jeremy Hill. Four of 247Sports composites five five-star running backs appear bound for the SEC, including Georgia commits Sony Michel and Nick Chubb. LSU has top overall prospect Leonard Fournette and Auburns biggest offensive pledge is Racean Roc Thomas of Oxford, Ala. Leonard Fournette, hes one of the best running back prospects in 10 years, Shurburtt said. You look at it from that standpoint, the running back talent in the league is already very good, and its just getting better. BEYOND BORDERS: SEC coaches have gone well beyond their own states and regions to snare recruits. Alabama is expected to pull in players from at least 15 states. Texas A&M went beyond its own talent-rich state to pull in wide receiver Speedy Noil from New Orleans and quarterback Kyle Allen from Scottsdale, Ariz. Both are the No. 1 prospects at their positions, according to multiple recruiting sites. Kentucky dipped into Ohio for 11 commitments. And those are just a few examples of the SEC coaches travels. In a way its not fair, Shurburtt said. The SEC schools are in the part of the country that produces the most talent. The numbers back that up, and yet theyre able to go and cherry-pick guys in other states that are not SEC states. POSITION LEADERS: If recruiting rankings are like draft boards, where teams rank players overall and at their position, then the SEC has plenty of firstrounders. Seven SEC pledges are rated the best at their position in the composite rankings out of the 14 spots where the No. 1 guy has committed. Shurburtt said thats sometimes a better gauge than just the number of stars by a players name. PASSING FANCY: Gone are quarterbacks Johnny Manziel, AJ McCarron, Aaron Murray and Zach Mettenberger. Its not easy to come right in and start at quarterback in the SEC, but five of 247Sports top six pro-style quarterbacks are entering the league. Theyve all already enrolled, including Texas A&Ms Allen, Floridas Will Grier, Alabamas David Cornell, Georgias Jacob Park and Kentuckys Drew Barker. It could make for some interesting competitions. SUPREMEContinued from Page B1 Mistakes doom Denvers chances Associated PressNEW YORK The seeds of Denvers stunning Super Bowl self-destruction were planted during Wednesdays practice when coach John Fox decided to turn down the speakers that simulate crowd noise because its not an away game. A silent snap count would have been so much better because Seattles famed 12th Man showed up on Denvers first play from scrimmage and helped ruin whatever great game plan offensive coordinator Adam Gase and Peyton Manning had come up with. Instead of thwarting the Seahawks stingy secondary and stout front seven, the Broncos fell apart. MetLife Stadium might not have been as loud as CenturyLink Field, but it was plenty spirited as the start of all Super Bowls are and when Manning lined up in the shotgun and called for the ball from his 14-yard line, his center couldnt hear the cadence. Manny Ramirez crouched still and just as Manning stepped up to reset the play, Ramirezs snap sailed into the north end zone, where running back Knowshon Moreno smothered it for a safety. None of us heard the snap count, Ramirez said. I thought I did and when I snapped it, I guess Peyton was actually trying to walk up to me at the time. Im not 100 percent sure. Its unfortunate things didnt go as planned. Nobodys fault, Manning said. It was just a noise issue. Twelve seconds in, the Broncos trailed and never recovered on their way to a humbling 43-8 blowout by the swarming Seahawks, a remarkable rout of the highest-scoring team in NFL history. Thats the way the start of any Super Bowl, its going to be loud, said Wes Welker, now 0-3 in Super Bowls. The fans are going to be yelling. They dont really know why theyre yelling. Its just the start of the Super Bowl. We didnt prepare very well for that and it showed. Of all the mistakes and miscalculations that led to Denvers dud of a Super Bowl, this one especially hurts because this team takes such pride in preparing for every little possibility. At the Jets practice facility Wednesday, Fox had his team run several live drills with eight speakers on one side of the field blaring crowd noise to help with concentration, but he didnt turn them on full blast. Normally, its about five times louder than that, explained Fox, who had coached in the Super Bowl as the Giants defensive coordinator and the head coach of the Carolina Panthers. Its not an away game. The ones Ive been to havent been too loud. So we just kind of practice with what we think were going to get. The Broncos selfinflicted mistakes were only just beginning. Pressured relentlessly, Manning would lose a fumble and throw two interceptions, including one that game MVP Malcolm Smith returned for a 69-yard touchdown that made it 22-0 at halftime. This was our worst execution all year, said tight end Julius Thomas, one of a record five Broncos who had scored double-digit touchdowns during a record-shattering 606-point season. We just never found a rhythm offensively, added wide receiver Eric Decker. We got behind and we had to cut down on what our game plan was and couldnt do certain things. While Bruno Mars was crooning at halftime, the Broncos still believed they could make President Barack Obama look good when he predicted a close game in a pre-Super Bowl interview with Bill OReilly. The Seahawks needed all of 12 seconds to score after the break, too. Matt Prater, who led the league by a wide margin with 81 touchbacks on kickoffs, pooched the kickoff in an apparent attempt to keep it out of Percy Harvins hands. Harvin, however, gathered it at the 13 and raced 87 yards for the score that made it 29-0. The Broncos were effectively finished, although Manning would go on to complete a Super Bowl record 34 passes and Demaryius Thomas would catch a Super Bowl record 13 of them for 118 yards and a touchdown Mannings 100th in two years for Denver. Mannings other losses with the Broncos were by six, six, 10, three, six, three and seven points 41 altogether almost as much as in the Super Bowl. We worked hard to get to this point and overcame a lot of obstacles to get here, putting in a lot of hard work, Manning said. It is a really good thing just to have this opportunity, but certainly to finish this way is very disappointing. It is not an easy pill to swallow, but eventually you have to. Associated PressDenvers Wes Welker walks off the field Sunday after losing Super Bowl XLVIII against Seattle in East Rutherford, N.J. The Seahawks won 43-8.
HEALTH& LIFE Section CTUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Inside:A Land Remembered on tap at courthouse/C7 According to the Academy of General Dentistry, the average healthy adult visits the dentist twice a year, while 25 percent of children have never been once by the time they reach kindergarten. For February, national childrens dental health month, we asked professionals what parents can do to give their child a healthy smile. Their answer: The path to cavity-free pearly whites is paved with smart habits started before most kids can even say tooth. The importance of pediatric dental care is two-fold, said Dr. W. Stephen Howard, a clinical associate professor at the University of Floridas College of Dentistry, who had a practice in Inverness for 23 years. Dental disease is cumulative, but reversible at early stages, he said. Also, lifetime skills and habits are best established as soon as possible. The first trip to the dentist Dr. Edgar Pichardo, of Citrus Dental of Inverness, suggests parents bring their children in for a dental checkup as soon as they have a few teeth. Not only does this determine the future of their teeth and overall health, but it gets them comfortable with someone looking inside their mouth, he said. The first appointment should be very brief. Its about introducing the child to the dentist and the practice, Pichardo said. During a typical visit, he places the child on the parents lap and feels around the mouth with a damp cloth. Its quick and painless, he said. Subsequent visits are about acclimating the young patient to other instruments. From the washcloth, its the mirror, the brush, the air water syringe, etc. Problems arise when a child has never been to a dentist and comes in for the first-time with a mouth full of decay. If theyve never had any experience going to a dentist, it can be traumatizing to come in with cavities that need to be restored, he said. Another way to reassure children that dental care is preventative, not painful, is to have them watch their parents appointments. Seeing a parents calm demeanor puts a child at ease, said Howard. He had one patient whose child liked to sit on her lap, count her teeth out loud and demonstrate how to use a toothbrush at the end of the appointment. Reading childrens books about going to the dentist can also alleviate anxiety. William Steigs Doctor De Soto and Mercer Mayers Just Going to the Dentist are two classics; find more titles at http://www.scholastic.com/parents/resources/book-list/health /books-dentist-visit. The Academy of General Dentistry recommends scheduling the appointment early in the day, when the child is alert and refreshed. Daily dental care Children should brush two to three times a day with a pea-sized amount of fluoride toothpaste, Pichardo said. Once they get permanent teeth, its time to start flossing. By Katie Hendrick For the Chronicle Clean your infants gums with a clean, damp cloth after each feeding. As soon as the first teeth come in, begin brushing them with a small, soft-bristled toothbrush and water. If you are considering using toothpaste before your childs second birthday, ask your dentist first. To avoid teeth misalignment due to sucking, monitor excessive sucking of pacifiers, fingers and thumbs. Never allow your child to fall asleep with a bottle containing milk, formula, fruit juice or sweetened liquids. Avoid filling your childs bottle with liquids like sugar water and soft drinks. Encourage children to drink tap or fountain water. If you purchase bottled water, make sure that it is fluoridated. Fluoride makes the entire tooth structure more resistant to decay and promotes remineralization. Find out if your public water supply is fluoridated. If it is not, your dentist or your physician may prescribe fluoride supplements. To build self-confidence, encourage the child to brush his or her own teeth when he or she is old enough. Always monitor the childs brushing technique and thoroughness to ensure proper technique. The best way to teach a child how?to brush is to lead by good example. Allowing your child to watch you brush your teeth teaches Basics for dental routine: See DENTAL/ Page C6 See TIPS/ Page C6 000GZGB
For the ChronicleEditors note: This is the first in a four-part series for February about heart health awareness. Next week: The link between diabetes and cardiovascular disease.This February, the Citrus Memorial Heart and Vascular Center is celebrating Heart Health Awareness Month. Throughout the month of February well host informative seminars and provide education on heart health for the community culminating with a health fair and screening event on Saturday, Feb. 22. Heart Disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women and in Citrus County alone there are more than 550 cardiovascular related deaths each year. By focusing on community health the Citrus Memorial Heart and Vascular Center hopes to help those at risk for heart disease to take action towards prevention, managing symptoms and knowing the signs of a heart attack so they can receive appropriate care quickly. For some of our patients, heart attack can present in a dramatic Hollywood-esque way. Nobody doubts what is happening to these folks as they clutch their chests and drop to the floor. But, most heart attacks come on slowly over time and cause just mild pain or discomfort. These are the patients who are most likely to ignore the heart attack and wait too long to get help. One of the most common heart attack symptoms for both men and women is chest pain, but women are likely to experience some very interesting symptoms. Things like shortness of breath, nausea, back pain, jaw pain or a general flu-like feeling can all be signs of a heart attack. The truth is that we all know our bodies and when something just doesnt feel right. Its important not to ignore these signs. Getting help fast by calling 911 can mean the difference between life and death. The good news is that its never too late to lower your risk of heart attack. We teach children a fun song to help them remember how to stay heart healthy and adults can benefit from the advice, as well. While some of us are genetically predisposed to heart disease, recent studies have shown that healthy behaviors can actually trump genetics. So, get out there and get active, kick the nicotine addiction and eat your vegetables. And, join us at our 10-Year Anniversary event where well provide a host of free screenings and education. Last week, we began a discussion of the utilization of opioids in the treatment of advanced cancer pain. Two issues continually present themselves when dealing with opioid preparations for pain management. The first of these is the potential development of tolerance to the medication that requires an increase in the dose to achieve pain control; and the second deals with physical dependence or addiction to these medications. In cancer patients, tolerance is something that typically does not occur. While there is the potential for patients to develop some tolerance to the medication over time, which would require a higher dose to achieve pain control, this really is rarely, if ever, seen. When cancer patients or other patients require higher doses of narcotic therapy, it is generally secondary to the fact that their pain has intensified, and thus requires a higher dose to control the pain. Therefore, if one sees the necessity to increase pain medications in patients, you can assume that this is secondary to an intensification of the pain and a further evaluation may be necessary. If the amount of pain that the patient is experiencing is persistent and unchanging, it is highly unlikely that one would ever need to increase the dosage of these medications over time. A second factor that is often dealt with when discussing the utilization of narcotic therapy is the potential for physical dependence or addiction. While the potential for physical dependence or addiction is certainly present when discussing the utilization of narcotic therapy, in cancer patients it is highly unlikely. The majority of cancer patients readily welcome the ability to discontinue narcotic therapy if their pain is controlled with other types of treatment, such as surgery, radiation therapy or chemotherapy. There is also a large amount of evidence available that shows cancer patients typically do not become addicted to narcotic preparations and are able to discontinue them without any problems once their pain is relieved. Occasionally, patients will experience some symptoms related to discontinuing narcotic therapy, and this can easily be managed by slowly decreasing the dose of the medication versus abruptly discontinuing it altogether. Not only do patients fear possible addition to these medications, some physicians also fear dealing with patients who may potentially become addicted to the narcotic preparations. One must realize that there are many factors involved in the addiction to any substance and that the likelihood of a cancer patient becoming addicted to a narcotic which they are taking for legitimate severe pain is extremely low. This fear of addiction is often the cause of a great deal of needless suffering in cancer patients with advanced severe disease. Almost all cancer patients can certainly be treated with oral opioids with very little fear of addiction and their quality of life can certainly be greatly enhanced with the utilization of these medications. For many years, physicians were somewhat fearful to prescribe narcotics secondary to the fact that they were being monitored by state and federal agencies with regard to the types of medications and amount of medications they were prescribing. There are now laws in effect in the state of Florida, and throughout many other states in this country, that protect physicians and allow them to prescribe adequate amounts of narcotics to patients with a proven diagnosis that causes pain and requires narcotics to control this pain. Therefore, one can see that cancer patients would certainly fit into these criteria and physicians are now protected and able to prescribe narcotics quickly and sufficiently to provide good pain control and enhance the quality of life of almost all cancer patients. Occasionally, oral doses of narcotics are not adequate to control the pain and more aggressive measures are required. Next week we will discuss other types of pain control which are sometimes utilized in advanced cancer patients. Dr. C. Joseph Bennett is a board-certified radiation oncologist and a member of the Citrus County Unit of the American Cancer Society. Watch Navigating Cancer on WYKE TV at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and at 10 a.m. Thursdays. If you have any suggestions for topics, or have any questions, contact him at 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461, or email cjbennett@rboi. com.C2TUESDAY, FEBRUARY4, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEHEALTH& LIFE Pain tolerance and addictive properties of narcotic drugs Dr. C. Joseph BennettNAVIGATING CANCER The information contained in the Health & Life section is not intended to cover all possible directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects and is not intended to replace consultation with a physician. So you know: Advanced testing help available Mr. Smith had multiple cancers. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer almost 12 years ago. At that time, he had the option of surgery or radiation therapy for his treatment. He elected the latter. He did fairly well until about five years ago. At that time, he had bleeding from his rectum and he had a colonoscopy and it showed rectal cancer. He had surgery and chemotherapy. He saw me at that time. His cancer was Stage III at the time of diagnosis. He received chemotherapy with FOLFOX-4 and he tolerated it well. He came for follow-up for a few years and then he was lost to follow-up. This is one of the common problems with cancer survivors complacency. This can be life threatening. As per one study, one-third of breast cancer survivors do not even get annual mammograms! So, if you are a cancer survivor, please do not skip your follow-up appointment with your oncologist. He then started getting abdominal pain. He went to see his family physician. He underwent a CT scan of the abdomen. It showed multiple enlarged lymph nodes. He was sent to me right away. We did a biopsy under CT guidance. In this outpatient test, a radiologist places a needle at the suspicious spot by directly visualizing the lesion under CT scan. This can be done at either hospital in our county. The tissue is then sent for the pathologist to read under a microscope. In my patient, I was worried about recurrence of either his prostate or rectal cancer or this can be lymphoma. The pathologist found that this is a metastatic cancer, but he could not say with confidence whether it was metastatic prostate cancer or metastatic rectal cancer. It was poorly differentiated cancer. Therefore, I requested a specialized genetic test called biotheragnostic assay. This is a specialized genetic test. In this test, 92 different genes are assessed. Many different cancers can look alike under a microscope but their genetic make-up is different. Thus, we can be more certain of diagnosis in difficult cases. My patients cancer turned out to be neither of what we suspected; it was not rectal or prostate cancer or lymphoma. It was Merkel cell cancer. It is a rare skin cancer that often develops in older patients. Long-term sun exposure or a weak immune system may increase your risk of developing Merkel cell carcinoma. Treatment consists of chemotherapy in my patient. This tends to respond well to chemotherapy. My patient is already started on chemotherapy, and, hopefully, he will respond well. Many times, persistence in getting a correct diagnosis pays off. Use of advanced testing can help patients remarkably. Dr. Sunil Gandhi is a hematologist and oncologist. He is the volunteer medical adviser of the Citrus Unit of American Cancer Society. Write to 521 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461, email email@example.com or call 352-746-0707. Dr. Sunil GandhiCANCER & BLOOD DISEASE Celebrate Heart Health Month with Citrus Memorial Enjoy Those Special Moments! 000H9JL 221 N.E. Hwy. 19 Crystal River, FL (352) 795-2526 Toll Free: (800) 282-6341 www.suncoasteyecenter.com When Experience Counts Most Advanced Cataract Surgery with Multifocal IOL Premium Lens Implants Droopy Eyelid Surgery Glaucoma & Diabetic Eyecare Specialists Eye Exams Lawrence A. Seigel, M.D. Board Certified Ophthalmologist Alan M. 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HEALTH& LIFECITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, FEBRUARY4, 2014 C3 Heroes in the right place, at the right time Good morning! We have heroes at Nature Coast EMS. We always respond to 9-1-1 calls, but when our team drives up on a scene that has just happened, they take immediate action. It is our responsibility as first responders to take care of you. Have you ever been in the right place at the right time? This month, I thought I would share a story that very few are aware of. You may have heard about the story, but Ill bet theres something you didnt know. Back in early January, two of our team members had just transported a patient to Oak Hill Hospital in Brooksville and were on their way back to Citrus County when they were flagged down at the intersection of Commercial Way and Cortez Boulevard. A private contractor had several workers installing a light pole when it hit a power line, shooting high voltage electric shocks to most of the workers, some worse than others. Our team went into action, providing medical treatment to multiple patients while 9-1-1 emergency operations center of Hernando County was still being contacted. Our team held the fort for quite some time before Hernando County arrived on scene. We were in the right place at the right time, and their lives were saved. We are very proud of Scott Baxter, Nature Coast EMS operations supervisor and Krystal Dean, one of our paramedics. The outcome would have been very d ifferent without you there. Thank you. Since I last wrote about Matter of Balance classes, the phone has been ringing off the wall, and all of our coaches, including myself, are very excited about the prospect of helping our seniors. However, we do have a slight problem. We are in need of facilities with enough chairs located throughout Citrus County that will allow us one day a week for eight weeks for a couple of hours. Our Matter of Balance classes are sponsored by Elder Affairs of Florida and are free for participants, but there is no money available for renting space. Therefore, we graciously ask for assistance with locations to hold our classes. If you are able to help, please call me with the details of availability at 249-4730. Remember, if you would like to be a participant when a class becomes available in your area, please call me as well. You dont have to wait for a class in your area, we just want it to be as convenient as possible. A Matter of Balance program is approved by the American Osteopathic Association, (AOA), and the National Council on Aging, (NCOA). Partnering with Citrus County Support Services, Elder Options and partner coaches from HPH Hospice, Mederi Care Tenders Home Health, West Central Solutions and others, is just another way Nature Coast EMS is working for a healthier community. Take care and stay well.Katie Lucas is the public information officer at Nature Coast EMS. She can be reached at 352-249-4730 or email@example.com g. Nature Coast EMS is an accredited, nonprofit established in 2000 to provide emergency medical services to Citrus County. Watch Every Minute Counts hosted by Mike Hall, CEO, Nature Coast EMS on WYKE TV at 8 p.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Nature Coast EMS does not call soliciting donations on behalf of paramedics and EMTs. The Citrus County Professional Paramedics and EMTs Local 365 is a union, and Nature Coast EMS team members do not benefit from any donation to this organization. Katie LucasNATURE COAST EMS HEALTH NOTES Volunteer orientation offered at area hospice Hospice of Citrus County Volunteer Services will provide orientation and patient support training from 9:30a.m. to 1:30p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Hospice of Citrus County Wings Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Suite A, Homosassa. Volunteer orientation provides an overview of Hospice philosophy and history.Participants will become acquainted with services provided by Hospice of Citrus County, become familiar with the concept of palliative care and learn the importance of confidentiality. Patient support training will also be offered for individuals interested in working with patients.Teens and students are encouraged to attend. To register to attend volunteer orientation, call Debra at 352-621-1500 to make a reservation.Wildlife park offers new fitness, exercise programThe Floridas Department of Environmental Protections Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park will host exercise classes in the Florida Room in the parks Visitor Center on U.S. 19 in Homosassa Springs: 9:30 to 10a.m. Mondays, Feb.24, March10, March24 and April 7. The public is invited to join in any of the exercise classes. Consult your medical professional before beginning an exercise routine. A donation of $2 per class is suggested and will benefit the Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park. Regular park admission will apply for entrance into the Wildlife Park. For information on this and other fitness-related programs, call the park office at 352-628-5343, ext. 1002, Mondays through Fridays. Free yoga and reiki classes offered weekly Free yoga and reiki sessions are offered weekly. For schedules and information, call Aviva (for yoga) at 352-419-7800 or Connie (for reiki) at 352-560-7686. Chair yoga offeredChair yoga classes are offered free at 10 a.m. Mondays at Alescis Corner Plaza, 1015 E. Norvell Bryant Highway, Hernando, across from Dollar General. This is an opportunity for people who are not able to practice regular yoga on mats. Classes are given by experienced, certified yoga teachers. Call 352-419-7800.YMCA offering group new exercise classesThe YMCA offers group exercise classes from cardio circuit to yoga, and everything in between. Classes are conducted at four locations: Cornerstone Baptist Church and First Presbyterian Church in Inverness, First United Methodist Church in Homosassa and Hope Evangelic Lutheran Church in Citrus Springs. Classes are available to anyone 18 and older, and are offered in the mornings and afternoons. Try the first class out at a YMCA location of choice for free. Call the YMCA 352-637-0132, or visit www.ymcasuncoast.org. Join Less Mill for exerciseAfter numerous requests, the Y has answered the demand of adding Les Mills classes to the Group Exercise schedule. The Citrus County YMCA will offer Les Mills Body Pump at the new Crystal River Fitness Location, 780 S.E. Fifth Terrace. The class is taught by Cheryl Steffer, certified and trained Less Mills instructor. Les Mills Body Pump will sculpt, strengthen and tone the entire body. Through choreography and lively music Body Pump can help participants burn fat quickly and focus on the major muscle groups. Body Pump will get hearts racing with The Rep Effect, paired with squats, presses, lifts and curls. Call 352-637-0132. To download the Ys complete group exercise schedule, visit www.ymcasuncoast.org. New low-impact class for aerobics beginsCitrus County Parks & Recreation has begun a new low-impact aerobics class with certified instructor Roger Roc OConnor from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Citrus Springs Community Center, See NOTES / Page C4 000H8UX Remember Valentines Day is Friday, February 1 4th. Youll This! Let your significant other know how much you love them with a special message from you in the Chronicle Classifieds. $ 1 4.95 Includes 20 lines of copy or 10 lines of copy and a photo. 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We have all heard the numbers and we know the statistics. We are now living longer today, but quality is still an issue. Some of you are living longer, but not necessarily quality lives. Here are a few tips on how to live long and healthy lives. 1. Exercise your brain by learning something new or doing something challenging. It doesnt matter how old you are. Push yourself away from the TV. Read a book. Play games such as crossword. Throw that calculator away and do some adding and subtracting and dividing and multiplying in your head. If you have to check, go ahead an use some paper. But try doing it without a calculator. Do these things and worry less because you may not be aware there is a strong correlation between worrying and Alzheimers disease. 2. Have a connection with friends and family. People who isolate themselves and become loners tend to be sicker. There is no way to test or measure the importance of having loving and friendly relationships with friends and family. It brings many rewards. 3. See you doctor as recommended. Regularly scheduled visits and screening can catch problems in early phases and avoid major problems down the road. I know it can be an inconvenience sometimes, but it is well worth it. 4. Balance. this includes eating the right foods in the right amounts. Body fitness and exercise are likewise important. Getting the right amount of rest can reduce your stress and have a healthy sex life, if physically possible. Research has suggested that it is a major de-stressor, especially for men. 5. Last but not least, try to see some humor in life. So much sadness exists in our world, but it is so important to rise above it when possible, to keep ourselves healthy and happy. European studies suggested that key body chemicals are influenced by sadness, which suggest are strongly correlated to heart disease. Denis Grillo, D.O., FOCOO, is an ear, nose and throat specialist in Crystal River. Call him at 352-7950011 or visit Crystal CommunityENT.com. Afew years ago, I had a patient present to me with severe blistering in his mouth. He had been to a few other offices in order to get a diagnosis, with no results. When he came to me, it was obvious he was in severe pain and had blisters all over his gums. Since I did not know what it was, I referred him to the oral medicine clinic at the University of Florida. I had a contact there who was able to get him in for an appointment quickly. After an examination and eventual biopsy, he was diagnosed with benign mucous membrane pemphigoid. This is an autoimmune disease that arises from an abnormal immune response of the body against substances and tissues normally present in the body. In his particular case, it affected his oral tissues. Specifically, the gums surrounding the teeth. With the use of some medications, they were able to get the condition under considerable control. There are times that his blistering gets worse. However, with some care, it is usually brought back under control. This patient asked me to write about this for him since he is a regular reader of this column. There are many other autoimmune diseases that people experience. Most of them follow the same path as this one isodes of improvement followed by episodes of decline. This patient, in particular, handles his disease exceptionally well. He has a great attitude and has learned how to manage the disease. In fact, he was put at considerable ease through the diagnosis of what it actually was. As one could imagine, not knowing what is going on in ones body can be very frustrating. In the event one of the readers of this column has any issues similar to this, I would suggest you talk about it with your dentist or family physician. If they cannot handle it there are many avenues to a diagnosis. I have had great success with the University of Florida and the Mayo Clinic.Dr. Frank Vascimini is a dentist practicing in Homosassa. Send your questions to 4805 S. Sun-coast Blvd., Homosassa, FL 34446 or email them to him at info@Masterpiece DentalStudio.com.C4TUESDAY, FEBRUARY4, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEHEALTH& LIFE Autoimmune gum disease rare but not impossible Dr. Denis GrilloEAR, NOSE & THROAT Dr. Frank VasciminiSOUND BITES Some secrets to longevity News notes tend to run one week prior to the date of an event. During the busy season, expect notes to run no more than twice. Submit information at least two weeks before the event. Early submission of timely material is appreciated, but multiple publications cannot be guaranteed. Submit material at Chronicle offices in Inverness or Crystal River; by fax at 352-563-3280; or by e-mail to newsdesk@ chronicleonline.com. So you know: 1570 W. Citrus Springs Blvd., Citrus Springs. Cost is $5 per class. No registration is needed; sign up at the first class. Call 352-465-7007. Heart Institute to present symposium SPRING HILL The Heart Institute at Oak Hill Hospital will conduct its fourth annual Heart Failure Symposium from 5 to 7p.m. Tuesday, Feb.11, at the Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane, Brooksville. This years program is titled Living with Heart Failure. The symposium will be presented by a panel of Oak Hill Hospital healthcare specialists andwill celebrate National Heart Failure Awareness Week and the lives of those suffering from heart failure. Also invited to this fourth annual event are others interested in learning more about this disease. The panel of health care specialists includes an interventional cardiologist, a nurse navigator, a registered dietitian and a certified personal trainer and wellness director. They will focus on defining the disease and providing information and tools needed to manage heart failure. The public is invited to arrive early and visit local home health agencies that will have displays set up with valuable information. A complimentary hot meal will be served. Admission is free and seating is limited. Reservations are required. Call 352-628-6060 in Citrus or go to OakHillHospital. com and register online. Oak Hill Hospital has been serving the Nature Coast since 1984. It is the largest medical facility in Hernando and Citrus County (262 acute care beds), is one of the areas largest private employers, and offers Hernando Countys only comprehensive cardiovascular program, including open heart surgery. Approximately 300 physicians, 950 associates and more than 350 volunteers comprise Oak Hill Hospitals health care delivery team. Blood donors asked for special helpThe winter storm that swept across part of Alabama and Georgia are impacting blood donations, and LifeSouth is asking its donors in Florida for help. On Tuesday icy road in Mobile, Atlanta and Birmingham have caused LifeSouth to cancel blood drives and close many of its donor centers, said LifeSouth Director of District Operations J.D. Pettyjohn. To find a donor center or a blood drive near you, call 352-527-3061. Donors must be at least 17, or 16 with parental permission, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good health to be eligible to donate. A photo ID is required. The Lecanto branch office is at 1241 S. Lecanto Highway (County Road 491), open from 8:30a.m. to 5p.m. weekdays (7p.m. Wednesdays), 8:30a.m. to 2p.m. Saturdays and 10a.m. to 2p.m. Sundays. The Inverness branch is at 2629 E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, open from 8a.m. to 4:30p.m. weekdays, (6:30p.m. Wednesdays), 8a.m. to 1:30p.m. Saturdays and closed Sundays. Visit www.lifesouth.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, Walmart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, Love Chevrolet, 2209 State Road 44 W., Inverness. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, Citrus High School, 600 W. Highlands Blvd., Inverness. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 158, 1801 N.W. U.S. 19, Crystal River. NOTESContinued from Page C3 See NOTES / Page C5 000H2PY ALLERGY, ASTHMA & IMMUNOLOGY Health & Wellcare Services of Florida, Inc. 5915 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy. Crystal River 352-794-3872 ASSISTED LIVING Brentwood Retirement Community 1900 W Alpha Court Lecanto 352-746-6611 Cedar Creek at Kings Bay 231 NW Hwy. 19 Crystal River 352-564-2446 Sunflower Springs Assisted Living Community 8733 W Yulee Drive Homosassa 352-621-8017 Sunshine Gardens Senior Communities 311 NE 4th Ave. Crystal River 352-563-0235 Superior Residences of Lecanto 4865 W Gulf to Lake Hwy. Lecanto 352-746-5483 DENTAL Complete Family, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry 1815 N Suncoast Blvd. Crystal River 352-795-1223 DERMATOLOGY Suncoast Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center 525 N Dacie Point Lecanto 352-746-2200 FAMILY/GENERAL PRACTICE Christ Medical Center 7562 W Gulf to Lake Hwy. Crystal River 352-564-0444 Ghassan A. Hasan, MD 700 SE 5th Ter., Suite 6 Crystal River 352-794-6151 FUNERAL SERVICES Cremation Center of the Nature Coast 355 NE 10th Ave. Crystal River 352-228-4967 Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory 501 W Main Street Inverness 5054 N Lecanto Hwy. Beverly Hills 352-726-2271 1-888-746-6737 FUNERAL SERVICES CONTINUED Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory 8495 W Grover Cleveland Homosassa 352-726-2271 1-888-746-6737 HEALTH DEPARTMENT Citrus County Health Department 3700 W Sovereign Path Lecanto Medical Appointments 352-527-0247 Dental Appointments 352-249-9258 HEARING EXAMS/AIDS Beltone Hearing 3350 E Gulf to Lake Hwy., Unit 2, Fountain Plaza Inverness 352-400-4249 2708 W Woodview Lane Lecanto 352-364-4341 HearMore Solutions 6441 W Norvell Bryant Hwy. Crystal River 352-795-3277 13005 Spring Hill Dr. Spring Hill 352-556-5257 Professional Hearing Centers 211 S Apopka Ave. Inverness 352-726-4327 HOME HEALTH SERVICES Comfort Keepers 2244 Hwy. 44 W. Inverness 352-726-4547 Home Instead Senior Care 4224 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy. Lecanto 352-249-1257 Mederi CAREtenders 2212 Hwy. 44 W. Inverness 352-726-3874 HOSPICE HPH Hospice 3545 N Lecanto Hwy. Beverly Hills 352-527-4600 HOSPITAL Citrus Memorial Health System 502 W Highland Blvd. Inverness 352-344-6425 INDEPENDENT LIVING Inverness Club 518 Ella Ave. Inverness 352-344-8477 INDEPENDENT LIVING CONTINUED Providence Independence at Wildwood 7676 Rio Grande Blvd. Wildwood 352-748-0682 JEWELRY Whalen Jewelers 255 E Highland Blvd. Inverness 352-726-4709 MEDICAL ALERTS Nature Coast EMS 3876 W Country Hill Dr. Lecanto 352-249-4730 1-855-435-8012 MEDICAL RESEARCH Meridien Research 16176 Cortez Blvd. Brooksville 352-597-8839 OPHTHALMOLOGY Suncoast Eye Center 221 NE Hwy. 19 Crystal River 352-795-2526 1-800-282-6341 ORTHOPEDIC/SPORTS MEDICINE Gulfcoast Spine Institute 2300 E Norvell Bryant Hwy. Hernando 785 Hwy. 466 The Villages 7101 Mariner Blvd. Spring Hill 1-855-485-3262 PHARMACY Brashears Pharmacy 206 W Dampier Street Inverness 352-637-2079 471 N Dacie Pt. Lecanto 352-746-3420 REHABILITATION Nature Coast Physical Therapy & Rehab 3787 E Gulf to Lake Hwy. Inverness 3777 N Lecanto Hwy. Beverly Hills 6075 SW 73rd Street Rd Ocala Inverness & Ocala 352-341-1101 Beverly Hills 352-527-3337 SKILLED NURSING CARE Life Care Center of Citrus County 3325 W Jerwayne Lane Lecanto 352-746-4434 PAID ADVERTISING Call 563-5592 For Information About Our Senior Care Directory
Alzheimers AssociationFlorida Gulf Coast Chapter support groups are attended by caregivers of loved ones with dementia or Alzheimers disease. All support groups are free of charge to caregivers. Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 550 U.S. 41 S., Inverness, 11a.m. first Tuesday monthly. Call Anne Black at 352-527-4600. BROOKSVILLE Womens breast cancer support group 6 to 7:30p.m. the first Tuesday monthly at Florida Cancer Institute-New Hope Center at 7154 Medical Center Drive, Spring Hill. Call Tambra Randazzo, R.T., at 352-592-8128. Time Out From Cancer, cancer survivors meeting 6 p.m. the first Wednesday monthly at Clawdaddys restaurant 1601 S.E. U.S. 19 in Crystal River, sponsored by Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute (RBOI). Meetings offer information, support and encouragement to newly diagnosed patients, survivors, family members and friends in a friendly and nonthreatening forum. To reserve a seat, call Wendy Hall, LCSW, at 352-527-0106 or email TommieBrown at tbrown009@ tampabay.rr.com. The Feb.5 speaker will be Dr. Roy Horn, D.C., FIAMA, P.A., a chiropractic physician in Crystal River who has extensivestudies in nutrition, kinesiology and acupuncture. SPRING HILL Caregiver Support Group 4:30 to 5:30p.m. the first Wednesday monthly, at the Florida Cancer Institute-New Hopes Spring Hill Center, 10441 Quality Drive, Suite203 in the Medical Arts Building next to Spring Hill Hospital. Call Pamela McGee, facilitator, at 352-688-7744. Alzheimers caregiver support group 2:30p.m. first and third Thursday monthly at Sunshine Gardens Crystal River, 311 N.E. Fourth Ave., facilitated by Debbie Selsavage, a group leader trained by the Alzheimers Family Organization. Call 352-563-0235 or email administration @sgseniors.com. The Area 13 Family Care Council 10a.m. to noon the second Monday monthly at the Wildwood Agency for Persons with Disabilities office, 1601 W. Gulf Atlantic Highway (State Road 44). All persons interested in issues of those with developmental disabilities (autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, spina bifida and intellectual disabilities) are encouraged to attend. Call Karen Huscher at 352-726-1445 or isabelfcc13 @yahoo.com. Area13 covers Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion and Sumter counties. There are 15 Family Care Councils with governor-appointed volunteer members, who are individuals with a developmental disability or are a family member. Seeking new members. Contact Huscher at 352-726-1445 or cbettykay @aol.com; facebook. com/groups/331632140186772/. Website: www.FCCFlorida.org. NAMI-Citrus, locally chartered group of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, meets the second Monday monthly at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, on County Road 486 in Citrus Hills. Doors open at 6:30p.m., speaker at 6:45p.m. All those with an interest in mental health issues are welcome. Call 352-341-2273. SPRING HILL Healthy Hearts support group open to anyone looking for information on cardiac disease, 4 to 5:30p.m. the second Monday monthly in the cafeteria conference room at Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Admission is free and complimentary refreshments will be served. Seating is limited and reservations are required, call 352-628-6060 in Citrus, 352-5976333 in Hernando or visit the website www.OakHillHospital .com. Florida Department of Health Citrus County monthly support group for anyone who would like more information on HIV, 3p.m. the second Tuesday at the Lecanto Main Office, 3700 W. Sovereign Path. Open to the public. Call 352-527-0068. ext.232. Citrus Abuse Shelter Association (CASA), 1100 Turner Camp Road, Inverness, hosts a volunteer meeting at 10:30 a.m. the second Tuesday monthly, September to May. Call 352-344-8111. HIV support group 3 to 4p.m. the second Tuesday monthly at Citrus County Health Department, 3700 Sovereign Path, Lecanto. Open to all affected by HIV. Persons attending remain confidential, testing will be anonymous. Reservation not required. Call 352-527-0068.HEALTH& LIFECITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, FEBRUARY4, 2014 C5 000H90Y Dont Miss Out! 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, St. Scholastica Catholic Church, 4301 W. Homosassa Trail, Lecanto. 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, Walmart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, Walmart Supercenter, 1936 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, Stoneridge Landing Clubhouse, Inverness. 12:30 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, Walmart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness.Seven Rivers offers free health classesCRYSTAL RIVER Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center offers the following health education programs presented by boardcertified physicians and licensed medical professionals. Website: SevenRiversRegional.com. Call 352-795-1234 to register for the programs. Pre-Surgery Ortho Camp If you are scheduled for a knee or hip surgery, learn everything you want to know about the process, before and after, from our rehabilitation specialists. 1p.m. Tuesday, Feb.4, registration required. Childbirth Education Expectant couples learn about labor, delivery and relaxation techniques, exercising, newborn characteristics and breastfeeding. Begins Thursday, Feb.6, from 6:30 to 8:30p.m. and continues each Thursday evening through Feb.27. Cost is $30; registration required. Breastfeeding & Newborn Care Provides expectant or new mothers with effective techniques that may help them successfully breastfeed. Fathers are encouraged to attend. 9a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb.15, registration required. Stroke Alert Workshop Join Anna Khanna, M.D., associate professor of neurology at UF College of Medicine, for an open discussion on the future of stroke in the United States, followed by an in-depth lesson on the signs and symptoms of stroke. 1 to 3p.m. Wednesday, Feb.26, at Nature Coast EMS. Registration required. Balance Screenings Seven Rivers Rehab & Wound Center offers free balance screenings at 11541 W. Emerald Oaks Drive, Crystal River (adjacent to the hospital). Call 352-795-0534 to schedule.Free Zumba classes at Unity ChurchFree Zumba classes for beginners are offered at 11:30a.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Unity Church, 2628 W. Woodview Lane, Lecanto. Lose weight while having fun. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 352-628-3253. Health center board set to meetThe George A. Dame Community Health Center Board Meetings are at 3p.m. the first Wednesday monthly at the Citrus County Health Department, 3700 W. Sovereign Path, Lecanto, in the first-floor conference room.Doctor Vitamin offers free seminarsDoctor Vitamin store, at 3930 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa, will host free seminar: 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb.8: Heart and Blood Pressure. Seating is limited, call to reserve at 352-628-7036. NOTESContinued from Page C4 MONTHLY SUPPORT GROUPS The Chronicle invites readers to submit photos of their pets for the daily Pet Spotlight feature. Photos need to be in sharp focus. Include a short description of the pet and owners, including names and hometowns. Photos cannot be returned without a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Group photos of more than two pets cannot be printed. Send photos and information to Pet Spotlight, c/o Citrus County Chronicle, 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429. So you know: Pet of the Week submission info 000HAQ7 4805 S. Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa, FL 34446 352-628-0012 www.MasterpieceDentalStudio.com Always Welcoming New Patients FRANK J. VASCMINI, DDS Proceeds Benefit Citrus County Blessings The Path Community Food Bank of Citrus County March 13, 2014 5:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Rock Crusher Pavilion $ 50 Donation Per Person Hog, Buffalo, Gator, Ribs, Brisket, Chicken and More, plus Open Bar & Craft Beer, Music, Door Prizes and Raffles! FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT: www.rotarybeastfeast.com Tickets may be purchased at Crystal Chevrolet Homosassa, Hagar Insurance Inverness, Brashears Pharmacy Lecanto, Fancys Pets Crystal River, Gulf to Lake Sales Lecanto, Capital City Bank Crystal River Law Office of Keith Taylor Event Sponsor 000H7ZI 000H4E4 Saturday, February 8, 2014 7:00am Registration & Packet Pick-Up 8:00am 10k Race Start 8:05 am 1 Mile Walk 8:15am 5k Race Start Start & Finish: Nature Coast Bank Citrus Hills 2455 North Citrus Hills Blvd., Hernando 34442 Register Online at: www.drcsports.com Charity and Contact Info: Citrus County Blessings (352) 341-7707 Email: email@example.com Presented by: TLC Rehab & Suncoast Schools FCU 000H4DW Citrus County Blessings CH31055 All Pre-registered Entries Receive a Free T-shirt RAFFLE Gift Cards Post Race CHARITY ONLINE AUCTION Amazing Items Bid Now! www.rotaryinverness.com www.rotaryinverness.com sponsored in part by: Watch final bidding live Sat., Feb. 8, 2014 Noon 5 p.m. WYKE Channel 47 or 16 Gift Cards Kayak Dining Electronics Golf Jewelry Day Spa Auto Service 000H5CW Rotary Club of Inverness Charitable Foundaton, Inc. CASINO NIGHT $50 pp Admission fee includes food, drinks, bar, prizes and more! Texas Holdem, Black Jack (standup), Roulette, Craps, Skill Stop (slot style) machines. All for the great cause of supporting Hoops-Link travel basketball teams. For tickets go online to www.Hoops-Link-inc.org or contact Kurt 422-4884 or firstname.lastname@example.org Fundraiser Sponsored by Hoops-Link-Inc Saturday, February 22, 2014 6:30PM 10:30PM Chet Cole Enrichment Center Key Training Center Campus, Lecanto 000H7IT 000H8DR Community Happenings Community Happenings
C6TUESDAY, FEBRUARY4, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEHEALTH& LIFE Enjoy The Special EventsDont Miss Out!COMMUNITY EVENTS Festivals FashionsShows Music VeteranPrograms Fairs&MuchMore 000H910 The best way to establish these habits is to lead by example, Dr. Howard said. He suggests parents have their child stand beside them while they brush their own teeth and encourage them to mimic the action. Then, the parent should brush the childs teeth, as most children below the age of five do not have the manual dexterity to do so effectively. This does two things, Howard said. The plaque is completely removed from the childs teeth and the child becomes desensitized to someone else putting something in their mouth to help care for their teeth. Once children are old enough to brush on their own, playing a favorite song can make the process more fun, encouraging a thorough brushing that lasts at least two minutes Pichardo said. A major culprit in childhood tooth decay is sugar. Liquids such as juice, baby formula and even breast milk contain sugars that can harm the teeth, particularly if the child drinks them in bed. This habit negates nightly brushings and allows sugary liquid to pool around the front teeth. The bacteria living in the childs mouth turn the sugars to acid, which causes decay, known as baby bottle syndrome. Left untreated, baby bottle tooth decay can result in pain and infection, said Dr. Cynthia Sherwood, spokeswoman for the Academy of General Dentistry, in an article for knowyourteeth. com. Baby teeth are important because they hold the place for permanent teeth and help guide them into correct position. Severely decayed teeth may need to be extracted, which could affect the development of permanent teeth, speech and chewing. If a child insists on taking a bottle to bed, make it water, Dr. Pichardo said. Fluoride, which appears in most cities water supply, has decreased the occurrence of cavities tremendously, Pichardo said. Families whose homes use well water might consider adding another source of fluoride, which is available in products such as bottled water, he said. DENTALContinued from Page C1 the importance of good oral hygiene. Additional facts for tots teeth: Bedtime is the most important time to brush. When bringing the child to the dentist for the first time, its okay to bring a comfort item such as a blanket or favorite toy. Make the experience positive for the child and try not to instill your own fears into the child. Change your childs toothbrush every two months and after the child has been sick. If your child is sick, toothpaste should be placed on the brush via a cotton swab or a clean finger to avoid contaminating the toothpaste tube. Many children like to chew on the bristles. Chewing on the bristles bends them, making it difficult for the toothbrush to clean away plaque. If this is the case, have one toothbrush the child can play with and one that you use to clean the teeth. Pacifiers can be used until the child is 1 year old. Most pacifiers lie in a position that will not cause any harm to a childs mouth. Prolonged usage, however, can cause increased ear infections from sucking or an overbite. Avoid chewable vitamins that list sugar as the first ingredient. Source: Academy of General Dentistry TIPSContinued from Page C1 Tickets available at: Chamber of Commerce, YMCA, 4-H, Fancys Pets and local feed stores For more information 206-2990 or 795-7387 Faith Haven Christian Retreat Center Hosts in Honor Of Grandmother Van Ness Grandmother Van Ness B BQ And Equine Demos B BQ And Equine Demos Saturday, February 15, 2014 10am 4pm Soquili Stables at Faith Haven Christian Retreat Center Entrance at 10970 W. Bentbow Path, Crystal River Suggested donation $10 in advance / $15 at event Proceeds to support sponsorship of Youth and Camp Soquili programs 000H7LL 000H8DR Community Happenings Community Happenings Proudly Present Featuring Southern Exposure Tickets $20 per person Includes Appetizers & Cash Bar at 1912 Citrus County Courthouse, Inverness Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Music starts promptly at 7 p.m. Publix Supermarket Charities Wann & Mary Robinson Smiths Optical Services Jordan Engineering David Rom State Farm Insurance Clark & Wendy Stillwell Accent Travel Photography by Rebecca Pujals-Jones Deco Cafe T O B ENEFIT T HE C ITRUS C OUNTY H ISTORICAL S OCIETY S PONSORS : With Vocals by Kim Evans Thursday, Feb. 13 Limited seating. Reservations encouraged. Call: 352-341-6427 Music Museum at the 000FMJ4 Music for a Valentine Eve Ninth Annual Purple Heart Ceremony Florida National Guard Armory, Crystal River Saturday, February 15, 2014, 11:00 a.m. Commemorating the proud legacy of the Purple Heart and Honoring Floridas fallen heroes of the Global War on Terrorism and Americas wounded warriors All Gave Some, Some Gave All Hosted by the combat wounded Patriots of Aaron A. Weaver Chapter 776 Military Order of the Purple Heart Featuring the Afghanistan/Iraq Memorial Portrait Mural with patriotic music by Paul and Jackie Stevio and Marleigh Miller VETERANS AND PUBLIC ARE CORDIALLY INVITE D 000H4E0 000H10G Ozellos Heatin Up & Gettin Crafty FREE ADMISSION FREE PARKING NO DOGS PLEASE www.ozello.net Come out for a family day of fun. Good Food Music & Some Unusual Crafty Items! Ozello Civic Association 14095 West Ozello Trai l (Approx. 6.5 miles down Ozello Trail) Crystal River, FL For information 352-464-4070 8th Annual CHILI COOK-OFF & CRAFT SHOW Saturday, February 15, 2014 9:00am 4:00pm 000H74E 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 000GXA5 18th Annual School-astic Classic Golf Tournament Birdies for Education Birdies for Education Women of Sugarmill Woods, Inc. Presents Monday, February 24, 2014 Sugarmill Woods Country Club Cypress Blvd. W. & Douglas St. (2nd Douglas St.) Homosassa Entry Fee: $60 Registration Deadline: Monday, February 17, 2014 Registration 7:30am Shotgun 9:00am Contact Donna Rayne (352) 382-2999 or Stephanie St. Clair (352) 503-3023 000H4E7 000H9FK Proceeds benefitting the Senior Foundation of Citrus County, Inc. For more information, please call Sue (352) 527-5959. SENIORS ON THE MOVE Are holding a TRASH TO TREASURES TRASH TO TREASURES SALE SALE Friday, February 7, 2014 From 10:00am t ill 1:00pm in the cafeteria at Central Citrus Resource Center 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto Light refreshments will also be available 000H9A4 Registration 7 a.m. Shotgun Start 8:00 a.m. 000H7HP For online registration, forms and information visit www.CitrusBuilders.com or call 746-9028. Inverness Golf & Country Club February 22, 2014 $60 per player or $220 for a team of four. Includes: Greens fees, cart, lunch, door prizes and one Mulligan ticket. Additional Mulligan tickets will be available. Jim Blackshear Memorial Golf Outing Charitable Partner SPONSORS 000H4DY 4th Annual Relay FORE Life American Cancer Society American Cancer Society GOLF TOURNAMENT GOLF TOURNAMENT Saturday, February 8, 2014 Juliette Falls Golf Course PRICE: $75/person Range Balls AND Lunch Included! 9:00am Tee Time, 4-Person Scramble For more information, contact Michelle Snellings 352-697-2220 or Nick Maltese 464-7511 Raffles & Door Prizes & 50/50 SPONSORS : Eagle Buick, Citrus County Chronicle, Sodium Fishing Gear, Fox 96.7, Citrus 95.3 000H8ZE
Submit information at least two weeks before the e vent. Multiple publications cannot be guaranteed. Submit material at Chronicle of fices in Inverness or Crystal River; by fax at 352-563-3280; or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Notes tend to run one week prior to the date of an e vent. Publication on a special day cant be guaranteed. Tattoo party to honor Mitchell HolbrookA tattoo party to celebrate the life of Mitchell Holbrook will take place at noon Saturday (Mitchells 18th birthday), at IR-RU Family Social Club, 922 U.S. 41 S., Inverness. Get a free nautical tattoo in Holbrooks honor. All other tats will be discounted. Performance art by Dale Henry. Enjoy live music with Jimmy Sparks and special guests. Barbecue will be available for $5. All proceeds will go to the Independence Fund for Severely Wounded Vets (independence fund.org), in Mitchell Holbrooks name. For more information, call 352-637-5118. Valentine Tribute Show to be SundayCentral Ridge Community Center will present Sallys Valentine Tribute Show on Sunday. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. The celebrity impression show is from 3 to 5 p.m. with intermission for coffee, cake and a demonstration by the Beverly Hills Line Dancers. Tickets are $10 for members and $12 for nonmembers. For tickets and more information, call 352-746-4882. The event is sponsored by Citrus County Parks & Recreation. The Central Ridge Community Center is at 77 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills.Extravaganza to benefit abuse shelterProject Hope is holding a Wheels in Motion Yard Sale Extravaganza from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 1190 Stately Oaks Drive in Inverness. A huge variety of items and treasures will be for sale. Refreshments, festivities, raffle prizes and a bounce house for children will be available. All proceeds from the sale will be donated to the Citrus Abuse Shelter Association. Donations will be accepted through Wednesday. For more information, call Teresa Marrero at 352-201-4369.Club to learn about Exotic BromeliadsThe Citrus Garden Club will meet Thursday at Whispering Pines Park Recreational Building, Inverness. The program, Exotic Bromeliads, will be presented by George Aldrich, owner of Plants N Things in Ocala and a certified bromeliad specialist. Aldrich and his wife, Irene, are members of the Bromeliad Society International and are master judges in the BSI. The public is welcome. The program will begin approximately at 10:45 a.m. At 9 a.m., the social begins when hostess Karen Schueler and her helpers will provide refreshments for members and guests. COMMUNITYPage C7TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Precious PawsADOPTABLE Faith Special to the ChronicleFaith is a young female adult Jack Russell mix. She likes everyone, including other dogs. She is a quiet, laid-back terrier that wants to be part of the family and in all activities. Kittens and cats are available for adoption at the Pet Supermarket on State Road 44 in Inverness during regular store hours. The Crystal River Mall adoption center is open noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Floral City Adoption Center at 7360 S. Florida Ave. is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. For information, call 352-726-4700 or go to www.preciouspawsflorida.com. NEWS NOTES Son helps fathers books come to life Patrick Smith Jr. will offer a special multimedia event at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum.Special to the Chronicle Special to the ChronicleFew, if any books, have captured the spirit and colorful history of Florida as has Patrick Smiths beloved novel, A Land Remembered. It has been said many times that people should be issued a copy of A Land Remembered when they cross the Florida state line. The public can see A Land Remembered and Patrick Smiths other books come to life through a unique multimedia show his son Rick (Patrick Jr.) produced to explore his fathers colorful life as a writer and the adventures he had on the way to writing those books. The show will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum at One Courthouse Square in Inverness. Call 352-3416427 to reserve a free seat. I describe this as a show, not a talk or a lecture, Rick Smith said. It consists of videos, photos, artwork, music and sound effects. I narrate it live throughout. My first goal was to make it entertaining. The show is suited for all age groups. Based on comments from audiences, he accomplished that. Most of Smiths shows are a full house and so well attended organizers sometimes have to turn people away. Stephanie Haimes, director of the W. H. Bland Public Library in Mount Dora, invited Smith to bring his show back a second time. Because of the interest shown at your presentation here, I want to have it at our Community Building which holds approximately 600 people, she told Smith. I have had a lot of presenters/actors, etc., and I have never seen such attentiveness on the part of the audience as we did with your presentation. People stood the whole time and did not complain. Julie Henry Matus, curator of education at the Tampa Bay History Center, said, We were honored to have you here at the History Center. Your presentation drew a record crowd and we heard nothing but positive feedback from those who attended. It was a great program. For more information and to view photos and information about the tour see http://alandremembered.com/inverness (skip to the month of February). Like the Facebook page at www.facebook. com/ALandRememberedMulti mediaTour. As usual, February is shaping up to be a busy month in Citrus County. Here is a partial listing of many of the goings-on. The Ray Jay Relay For Life Life By Chocolate event is from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Cattle Dog Coffee Roasters in Hernando with tickets at the door. The Stick a Fork in Cancer event is Wednesday, Feb. 12, at Beef OBradys in Crystal River. The Floral City Library Big Book Sale is Friday and Saturday in the Community House Lions Club Building in Floral City. The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 77 will sponsor a Craft Fair Saturday. To reserve a space, call Charlotte at 352341-1803. The Hats Off to Spring Fashion Show and Tea is from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Chet Cole Life Enrichment Center on the Key Training Center Campus in Lecanto. For reservations, call 352-795-5541, ext. 311. The annual African-American Read In is from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the College of Central Florida in Lecanto. The Citrus County Retired Educators annual February Show and Tell Luncheon is at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at Mamas Kuntry Kafe in Inverness. Call Ethel Winn at 352-795-2533 or Margaret Williams at 352-795-6369. The Crystal River Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at the St. Martin Marsh Aquatic Preserve in Crystal River at the State Park. Dr. Chuck Thomas is the guest speaker on Orchids. Call Jenny at 352-795-0844. The Valentine luncheon of the Crystal River Christian Women is at noon Tuesday, Feb. 11, at the Chet Cole Life Enrichment Center on the Key Training Center Campus in Lecanto. Special feature is AT ouch of Glass by Susan Healy. Speaker is Kay Gruden. For reservations, call Ginny at 352746-7616. A Valentine Jazz Concert by Southern Exposure is from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at the Courthouse Museum in Inverness. Call 352-341-6427. The annual Ozello Chili Cook-Off is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Ozello Civic Center. A craft show is included. For a space, call Jane at 352634-0563. The Crystal River United Methodist Church Valentine Dinner and Dance is at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the church, 4801 N. Citrus Ave. For reservations, call the church at 352-795-3148. The Homosassa Lions Club benefit Texas Holdem and Casino Night is at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Lions Clubhouse. For tickets, call 352-382-0619. The annual Love Your Library Evening fundraiser is from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at Central Ridge Library with a Mardi-Gras theme with hors doeuvres, gift baskets and a silent auction. Tickets are available at all branch libraries. The Jim Blackshear Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs is at 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Inverness Golf and Country Club. Call 352-746-9028 to register. The West Citrus Ladies of the Elks will host a flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Elks Lodge, 7890 W. Grover Cleveland Blvd., Homosassa. Call 352-382-0211. The Inverness Does invite the public to their card party luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Inverness Elks Lodge in Hernando. For tickets, call 352-746-1547. The New Elvis Concert is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Courthouse Museum in Inverness. A New Elvis Gospel Music Concert and Brunch is at noon Sunday, Feb. 23, at the museum. Call 352341-6427 for reservations. The Crystal River Womans Club bus trip to Solomons Castle and luncheon at the Moat is Wednesday, Feb. 26. For tickets, call Jo Ann at 352-382-1138. The Friends of the Homosassa Springs Library Book Sale is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at the library. Call 352-503-6385. The deadline for the March Spotlight is Feb. 15. Call 352-795-3006 or write to me at P.O. Box 803, Crystal River, FL 344230803.Ruth Levins participates in projects around the community. Let her know about your groups upcoming activities by writing to P.O. Box 803, Crystal River, FL 34423. Its a busy, busy month in Citrus County Ruth LevinsAROUND THE COMMUNITY Special to the ChronicleThe Crystal River Flotilla of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a four-day About Boating Safely class from 7 to 9 p.m. each day on Feb. 5, 7, 10 and 12, 148 N.E. Fifth St., Crystal River. Cost is $30. Call Linda Jones at 352-5036199 to register for the class. Families are welcome. After successful completion of the test, participants will earn their Florida Safe Boaters card from FWC. Anyone born after Jan. 1, 1988, must have the card to legally operate a vessel with a 10 hp motor or greater. The flotilla takes care of the paperwork for FWC. The course will cover: Equipment for your boat: what equipment is required by the U.S. Coast Guard and what is recommended by the auxiliary to be safe on the water. Trailering your boat: how to avoid problems before you enter the water and while youre on the road. Highway signs: what all the markers and buoys mean along the waterways. Piloting your boat: how to get from one place to another, especially when you cant see where you are. Rules to follow: the rules of the road, who goes first, why its your responsibility, how to keep out of trouble. Your boats radio: how to calmly and efficiently get help when youre in trouble and different kinds of radio equipment available. Handling your boat: how to set yourself and your boat up for a great day on the water before you go out. Florida-specific information will include what is different about boating in Gulf Coast waters and a boaters responsibility to the marine life on the Nature Coast. About Boating Safely class to begin USCG Flotilla to offer instruction U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Crystal River Flotilla 15-01 invites all to join Team Coast Guard. Men and women of all ages and walks of life are welcome to become members of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 15-01 in Crystal River. Email Vince Maida at vsm440@ aol.com or call 917-597-6961 or attend a monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. the first Monday at 148 N.E. Fifth St.. Special to the ChronicleFlotilla 15-01 invites new members
C8TUESDAY, FEBRUARY4, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLECOMMUNITY Reserve now for New York Club lunchNew York Club of Citrus County will meet at noon Thursday, Feb. 13, at Tuscany on the Meadows (inside the Quality Inn and Suites), 350 E. Novell Bryant Highway (County Road 486) in Hernando. This will be the annual white elephant sale. Members are asked to bring only items they believe will sell; they must be in fairly good working condition and clean. The menu choices are stuffed shells or chicken pizzaola. Cost is $14, which includes tax and tips. Mail a check to: New York Club of Citrus County, P.O. Box 641261, Beverly Hills, FL 34464. Lunch reservations must be received by Thursday. Write meal choice on the check. For more information, call 352445-1997 or visit www.newyork clubofcitruscounty.com. Read-In slated for Sunday at CFThe seventh annual AfricanAmerican Read-In will be staged from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Learning and Conference Center of the College of Central Florida Citrus Campus in Lecanto. The public is invited. The Read-In will be a celebration of African-American artistic and literary achievements. Highlights to be included are readings of work by Maya Angelou, Martin Luther King, Jr. and traditional gospel music such as Hes got the Whole World in His Hands. In past years, the event has attracted more than 230 guests to hear poetry, short stories, songs and see drama, all from great African-American artists and influential figures. After the event, guests will be treated to refreshments and receive swag bags with special gifts. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/citrusaari.Master gardener clinics will focus on weedsThe free February Master Gardener Plant Clinics will address the types of weeds, ways to control them, and descriptions of some of the most common weeds found in Citrus County. The schedule is: Wednesday Floral City Library, 2 p.m. Feb. 11 Lakes Region Library, Inverness, 1 p.m. Feb. 12 Central Ridge Library, Beverly Hills, 1:30 p.m. Feb. 14 Coastal Region Library, Crystal River, 1:30 p.m. Feb. 19 Citrus Springs Library, Citrus Springs, 1 p.m. Feb. 25 Homosassa Library, Homosassa, 2 p.m. Bring samples, questions or problems and master gardeners will address them. For information, call 352-527-5700.Hip to Snip effort during FebruarySnippetCitrus is a volunteer organization that raises funds to assist Citrus County residents who need financial help to spay and neuter their cats and dogs. SnippetCitrus is working with Citrus County Animal Services and Humanitarians of Florida to offer a special spay and neuter promotion during February, National Spay and Neuter Month. The groups will take part in the Its Hip to Snip promotion. For a $5 fee during February, Citrus County residents can purchase a package that includes spay or neuter for a dog or cat, rabies vaccine, license and a microchip. Call 352-503-3237or 352-621-1249 for details. The package will be available during February as long as funding is available. Sponsors are also sought. Make a financial donation, or one of time, services or gift cards for prizes. Sponsors will be included in promotional listings. Donations may be addressed to SnippetCitrus and mailed to: SnippetCitrus, P.O. Box 4533, Homosassa, FL 34447. For more information, call 352503-3237.Bruno to be guest speaker at Bonsai clubThe Buttonwood Bonsai Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Key Training Center, 130 Heights St., Inverness. Master gardener Jim Bruno will be the guest speaker. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome to attend. For more information, call Bob Eskeitz, president, at 352-5564999; Isaac Baylon, vice president, at 352-697-2493; Al Harnage at 352-527-3263 or visit online at www.buttonwoodbonsai.org. NEWS NOTES Special to the ChronicleRegister now for Citrus County Blessings 5K/10K run and one mile walk to be held Saturday at Nature Coast Bank, 2455 N. Citrus Hills Blvd., in Hernando. Join the challenge to compete in this event and enjoy the beauty of the course. Participants endurance will surely be put to the test as they run through the rolling hills of Citrus Hills. Presenting sponsors, TLC Rehab and Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union, join in partnership with the Board of Citrus County Harvest and the volunteer army of Citrus County Blessings to bring the event. This is the fourth year for the fundraiser and as many as 400 registrants are expected. The goal is to continue to raise money to partner with the community and meet the nutritional needs of school-age children. Citrus County Blessings bridges the meal gap that occurs between the school week and the weekend. We ask these children to come ready to learn new concepts, to communicate with adults and peers, to follow directions and listen carefully and ready to work cooperatively. All these children can think about are the stomach pains and how hungry they are, said Harvest Board member and former teacher Tobey Hunter Phillips. Participants will start and finish at Nature Coast Bank. Register Online at www.drcsports.com. For more information, call Citrus County Blessings at 352-341-7707 or email@example.com. Run hills to feed kids Annual Citrus County Blessings challenge event slated for Saturday Special to the ChronicleThe Citrus County Board of County Commissioners proclaimed February 2014 as Spay/Neuter Awareness Month in Citrus County. Citrus County residents are asked to join veterinarians and national and local animal welfare organizations to advocate for the spaying and neutering of pets and feral cats to reduce the number of homeless animals that end up in shelters. For more information on spaying and neutering options, call Animal Services at 352-746-8400. Spay/Neuter Awareness Month Founders Day celebrationThe Nature Coast Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta recently celebrated Founders Day at the home of Eloise Coffey. A luncheon was served and guests were honored with the attendance of Alumni District Officer Laura Richardson of Fort Meyers. Pictured are: President Amanda Crawford, Judy Marcus, Cheryl Gans, Laura Richardson, Janeen Caudle, Margaret Duvall, Shirley Hartley, Eloise Coffey and Layne Clark. The group would like to hear from all Thetas. Call Janeen Caudle at 352-637-7191 for more information. Special to the Chronicle NEWS NOTES Thinkers to talk about Tree of LifeNew Age Thinkers will meet at 2 p.m. Saturday at Unity of Citrus Church, 2628 W. Woodview Lane. Dr. Ina Anderson (from The Villages and president of the Parapsychology Center) will speak about The Tree of Life. The Tree tells us about our lives on all levels, physical, mental, emotional and spiritual and may help us understand where we are, determine where we want to go and help us figure out how to get there. Everyone is invited. For more information, visit www.newagethinkers.org or call Donna at 352-628-3253.Lions planning Texas Holdem nightThe Inverness Lions Club will have a benefit for community eye care from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday at Mamas Kuntry Kafe. The fundraiser is a Texas Holdem and Blackjack Night. There will also be a Chinese auction at the end of the night for prizes. The donation is $10 per person. For information call Bob at 352-422-2224.Win dirt bike or cash, help youthsHelp support Filter Youth Development, a nonprofit group that encourages young adults to enjoy off-roading and ATVs, by purchasing a ticket to win a 2014 Honda CRF 125F dirt bike or $2,500. Tickets are $10. The drawing will be Feb. 22 at 1 p.m. at Honda Crystal River. Winner need not be present to win. For complete rules and information, visit www.filter.org.Legion post invites all to come jamEveryone is welcome to join the American Legion Allen Rawls Post 77 at a jam from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday with Nashville artist John Thomas and the Ramblin Fever Band. Entertainers, those who enjoy playing instruments or singing, and those who want to just enjoy the music are welcome. Cost is $5 at the door; food and soft drinks are available for a donation. The post is at 4375 Little Al Point in Inverness. For more information, call 352-476-2134, 352-476-7001 or 352-726-0444.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.Rummage sale set at StonebrookThe Stonebrook community will host its annual rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the clubhouse. In addition to bargains, there will be handcrafted items in the Chinese auction, a bake shop featuring lots of homemade baked goods and a light lunch will be available. Stonebrook is in Homosassa Springs off U.S. 19. Follow the signs to the clubhouse. For more information, call 330-327-6174 or 330-494-9208.Nobleton Men in annual chili contestThe Nobleton Mens Club will participate in the fourth annual Hospice Chili Cook Off Saturday at the downtown park in Bushnell, in front of the courthouse. Chef Lloyd Packard and his crew will be presenting the clubs famous chili. The event opens at 9 a.m., but the judging will be between 1 and 3 p.m. Call Sam Reyka at 352-7937037 for directions.Italian dinner on menu at postThe public is welcome to join the VFW Post 4337 family for Italian garlic sauce chicken at 5 p.m. Saturday at 906 State Road 44 East, Inverness. Dinner is $7 and includes sides, salad, bread and dessert. Call 352-344-3495, or visit www.vfw4337.org, for post information. Sew-Ciety slates monthly meetingThe Florida Sewing SewCiety will meet at 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at the Citrus Canning Facility at 3405 W Southern St., Lecanto. An embellishment technique called Fancy Folds will be the program topic. This is a hands-on project. For more information, call Dee at 352-527-8229.PFLAG will meet Feb. 11 in LecantoPFLAG Lecanto (Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Unity Church of Citrus County, 2628 W. Woodview Lane, Lecanto. PFLAGs mission is to promote the health and wellbeing of LGBT persons, their families and friends. Meetings are open to everyone and provide an opportunity for dialog, discussion and support, as well as education about LGBT issues and concerns. For information, call Linda at 352-419-2738 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.CR Garden Club to look at orchidsThe Garden Club of Crystal River meet at 1p.m. Monday, Feb. 10. Februarys speaker is Dr. Charles Thomas, whose topic will be How to repot your orchid and other orchid facts. The garden club meets the second Monday of each month at the St. Martin Marsh Aquatic Preserve, Crystal River State Park. The public is welcome. For more information, call President Jenny Wensel at 352-795-0844.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY4, 2014 C9CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEENTERTAINMENT PHILLIPALDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn.Supposedly, confession is good for the soul. But Peter De Vries, a novelist and an editor who died in 1993, said, Confession is good for the soul only in the sense that a tweed coat is good for dandruff. Regardless, I will confess to an error in todays deal. Look at the South hand. You open one spade and partner raises to two spades. What would you do now? I was in Phoenix for the Fall North American Championships, playing for a few hours with friends. North was Eddie Kantar, a twotime world champion and an excellent teacher and author. We were playing against Eddies wife, Yvonne, and Vinita Gupta, who was fresh from winning the Baze Senior Knockout Teams, her first national title. When Kantar raised to two spades, I thought I would keep my heart suit hidden, so jumped to four spades. Error! Gupta led the diamond six. I put in dummys 10 and ruffed Easts queen. Then I led my low club, but West, who could see three major-suit winners, went in with her ace and shifted to a low spade. I had to lose two spades, one heart and one club. If I had sensibly rebid three hearts, North would have raised to four hearts. Then, it is true, I might have bid again, because North could have held, for example, king-third of spades and king-fifth of hearts, when six hearts would have been excellent. But we would have stopped in five hearts. Then, after I drove out the club ace, cashed the heart ace, and discarded two spades on the king-queen of clubs, a spade-diamond crossruff would have produced 11 tricks. 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(In Stereo) Law & Order Admissions Law & Order Refuge Law & Order Refuge Law & Order Gunshow (WGN-A) 18 18 18 18 20Funny Home VideosFunny Home Videos Alien Resurrection (1997) Ron Perlman RMotherMotherMother Dear Annie: Last summer, I gave birth to twins who were several weeks early. Throughout the time they were in the hospital, we had family support. My husband and I made the decision that for the first day home, wed have no visitors. This enraged my mother. She felt we stole away her joy of being a grandma and that we were very rude. Since that day, Ive received letters and emails stating just what she thinks of me. In fact, many family members have turned their backs on us due to the situation. Ive made attempts to fix things, but it only gets worse. This has been going on since August. What should I do? Mom of Twins Dear Mom: Your family is incredibly nervy to expect parents of newborn twins to want family members in their home the first day out of the hospital. While we trust you thanked them for their earlier support, once you were home, you needed time to adjust. You asked for one day, and they resented it. Your mother sounds like the type who could undermine your authority as a parent, so hang tough. Tell her that you and your husband needed a day to recuperate and some quiet time as a family, and you hoped they would respect that. Add that they are welcome to visit, provided they can stop insulting you and creating a negative environment for the children. The rest is up to them. Dear Annie: We are retired and consider ourselves to be hospitable. We maintain a guest bedroom, as well as two sofa beds for overnight guests. In addition, we host friends and families for meals, especially around the holidays. My wife struggles with seasonal allergies, as well as an allergy to animal dander, and so we try to limit her exposure. She has undergone allergy shots and uses two prescription nasal sprays. She can tolerate short visits with pets if she has plenty of tissues. Recently, we hosted overnight stays of our adult children and their families, as well as our siblings. We told them their pets were welcome, but the animals would have to sleep in the laundry room on the lower level. Unfortunately, these guests said they couldnt sleep without having their pets next to their beds and insisted on bringing them to the upper floors. Its been two weeks since the last guests left, and my wife still has a cough from the build up of her pet allergies. We had to purchase a new blanket for one of the sofa beds because a guest dog slept on it. Every time we vacuum the carpet, it brings up the dander. We want our family members to feel welcome, but how can we get them to comply with the boundaries we set? Do we have to pay for them to stay at a hotel or board their pets? Help Dear Help: No, but you need to be more assertive about enforcing your boundaries. Tell the family that you love having them, but your wifes allergies make it impossible for the dogs to stay anywhere but the laundry room at night. If they cannot abide by that simple request, you will be happy to recommend nearby pet-friendly hotels and boarding kennels. Dear Annie: Id like to address your senior driving respondent from Salem, Mass: So you are the one driving too slowly with his foot on the brake Youre impeding the flow of traffic. Worse yet, if your foot is always on the brake, then your brake lights are always on. So how am I supposed to know when youre actually stopping? It is time for you to turn in your car keys. Not because youre 93, but because youre a bad driver. Baton Rouge, La.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, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. 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C10TUESDAY, FEBRUARY4, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLECOMICS Pickles Crystal River Mall 9; 564-6864 Years A Slave (R) 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. August: Osage County (R) 1:45 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. I, Frankenstein (PG-13) 4:15 p.m. I, Frankenstein (PG-13) In 3D. 2 p.m., 8 p.m. No passes. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13) 1:10 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 7:10 p.m. No passes. Labor Day (PG-13) 1:20 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 7:20 p.m. Lone Survivor (R) 1:40 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 7:40 p.m. That Awkward Moment (R) 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. The Nut Job (PG) 1:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m. The Nut Job (PG) In 3D. 5 p.m. No passes. Ride Along (PG-13) 1:50 p.m., 4:50 p.m., 7:50 p.m. Citrus Cinemas 6 Inverness; 637-3377 Frozen (PG) 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:10 p.m. I, Frankenstein (PG-13) 1:20 p.m., 7:15 p.m. I, Frankenstein (PG-13) In 3D. 3:50 p.m. No passes. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13) 1:10 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:20 p.m. Lone Survivor (R) 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. That Awkward Moment (R) 1:40 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 7:30 p.m. The Nut Job (PG) 1:50 p.m., 7:25 p.m. The Nut Job (PG) In 3D. 4:40 p.m. No passes. Visit www.chronicleonline.com for area movie listings and entertainment information. Peanuts Garfield For Better or For Worse Sally Forth Beetle Bailey Dilbert The Grizzwells The Born Loser Blondie Doonesbury Kit N Carlyle Rubes Dennis the Menace The Family Circus Betty Big Nate Arlo and Janis Frank & Ernest Times provided by Regal Cinemas and are subject to change; call ahead. TodaysMOVIES WJUF-FM 90.1 National Public WHGN-FM 91.9 Religious WXCV-FM 95.3 Adult Mix. WXOF-FM 96.7 Classic Hits WEKJ FM 96.3, 103.9 Religious WSKY 97.3 FM News Talk WXJB 99.9 FM News Talk WRGO-FM 102.7 Oldies WYKE-FM 104.3 Sports Talk WDUV 105.5 FM Hudson WJQB-FM 106.3 Oldies WFJV-FM 103.3 s to s WRZN-AM 720 News Talk LocalRADIO JXB NY XE PW XE DWZY RDHCFW XDW UEVZI, J RHCCEX ZEET HX WSWVGAEIG WZBW, J RHC ECZG IE UDHX J RHC IE. KHCWZZW PECHWPrevious Solution: As a matter of fact is an expression that precedes many an expression that isnt. Laurence J. Peter (c) 2014 by NEA, Inc., dist. by Universal Uclick 2-4
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TUESDAY,FEBRUARY4,2014C 13 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS 000HA6N FOR RENT 3200 Sq. Ft. COMMERCIAL BLDG Large Paved Parking Lot, Cent. Heat/Air Open Floor Plan 1305 Hwy 486 ** 352-584-9496/464-2514 2 BED/2 BATH/ 1 GAR REMODELED MOVE-IN READY $59k. 352-527-1239 Newly Updated 2/2/2 w/ family rm, screen pool/heater, newer roof & AC. located near Central Ridge library in newer area of Beverly Hills 3229 N Juniperus Way $114,900 352-249-7892 Furniture can also be purchased Real Estate is MY Business!!15+ Years ExpTeri PaduanoBroker/OwnerRealty ConnectMasonic Business Ctr 111W Main St, #311 Inverness, FL(352) 212-1446TheFLDream.com 4/2 Doublewideon 1 Plus Acres, MOL Fireplace Glamour Bath, large walk-in closets all bedrooms, off US 200 in Hernando Fl. $89,995 SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 3/2 Doublewideon 1/3 mol acre has glamour bath and walk-in closets off Turner Camp Rd Inverness, Fl. $64,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 Nice Double Lot Acres MOL with Lake View 4/2 Doublewide with Family Room, large bed rooms off Turner Camp Rd. Inverness Fl. $89,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 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 Specializing in Acreage,Farms Ranches & Commercial Richard (Rick) Couch, Broker Couch Realty & Investments, Inc. (352) 212-3559 RCOUCH.com UNIQUE & HISTORIC Homes, Commercial Waterfront & Land Small Town Country Lifestyle OUR SPECIALTY SINCE 1989LET US FIND YOUAVIEW TO LOVEwww. crosslandrealty.com(352) 726-6644Crossland Realty Inc. 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 CRYSTAL RIVER3/2/1, Screen Room $750.mo. Fist/last/Sec. (352) 302-6025 INVERNESS2/1 Caged Pool Fl. Rm. 1 mi. from Wal-Mart $850(352) 344-1411 INVERNESS3/ 2 lg LR,DR FRG,DW,W/D,shed $650.mo. 410-829-9976 INVERNESS3/2/2, Clean & Open Close to Downtown No Pets, 352-400-5723 INVERNESSHighlands, 3/2/2 $700 mo + dep. (352) 422-6978 INVERNESSLake Tsala Gardens comp. renovated 3/2/1 scn porch, fenced yard, city water $850. 352-726-7212 RENT T O OWN Inv 3 bd/ No credit ck! 352-464-6020 JADEMISSION.COM HERNANDOAffordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 CRYSTALRIVERRooms in house, Full kitchen, Near Publix, furn., one price pays all,+ WIFI $120wk./440. mo. sm. $140wk/$490 mo. lrg. 352-563-6428 PUBLISHERS NOTICE:All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis.To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Chassahowitzka2/2/1, $600. month Agent (352) 382-1000 CRYSTALRIVER2/BR $550. 3BR $750 Near Town 563-9857 FLORAL CITYLAKEFRONT 1 Bedrm. AC, Clean, No Pets (352) 344-1025 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 INVERNESS1/1 near CM Hospital $475 incld water/garb $950 moves you in 352-422-2393 CRYSTALRIVER** NICE** Secret Harbour Apts. Newly remodeled 2/1 $575 Unfurn. Incl Water,lawn, garbage, W/D hook-up. 352-257-2276 FOR RENT 3200 Sq. Ft. COMMERCIAL BLDG Large Paved Parking Lot, Cent. Heat/Air Open Floor Plan 1305 Hwy 486 ** 352-584-9496/464-2514 CRYSTAL RIVERFully Furnished Studio Efficiency w/ equipped kit. All util., cable, Internet, & cleaning provided. $599.mo 352-586-1813 HERNANDOAffordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 LECANTOCottage 1/1 $525 incls. pwer /water, Dirt Road (352) 220-2958 Beverly Hills1 bdrm, plus Fl Rm, 1st month free Move in $1150, 442-7794 BEVERLYHILLS2/1, Fl. Rm. Scrn por. $600. 352-464-2514 BEVERLYHILLS3/2, EZ Terms, $575 mo. 697-1457 CITRUS SPRINGS2/2/1,Cornor lot,nice back porch $675/mo 1st& last 352-220-2958 Homosassa2bd/1ba, nice yard no gar, $700. mo. + $700. dep + credit ck (513) 349-1675 Owner Financing Available for Mobile Homes! Call for Details 352-795-2377 Ready To Move In 3/2 with large back deck on 1.5 acres. Close to town call 352-795-2377 *55+ Park in Lecanto* 2bd/2ba Fur nished Fireplace, Includes Washer/Dryer, $6,900. obo 352-634-3984 1989 Palm Harbor DW in 55+ Park, 60 units in park, incl. most furn. Rent $408/mo incl water, sewer, trash, pool and clubhouse $18,500 (352) 344-5172 55+ MH Gated Community. Large 3/2, 2000 Jacobson Triple Wide. 2000+ sq. ft. Ready to move in. $68K. Serious inquiries only. Owner will finance with $20K down. 727-967-4230 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 1400 sq ft. Enclosed screened room with A/C, overlooks pond. Pantry, full equipped Kitchen, wood burning FP in living room. Den & DR furniture. Laundry room & W/D; Shed with sink & freezer. Partially furnished. Too many extras to list. $29,900 8323 W Charmaine Dr. Homasassa, Fl must see to appreciate 352-257-9293 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 MOBILE HOME LOTS Owner Financing. Has Well, Septic, Impact Fees already pd. Simply move your MH on! $0 Down Payment $135 per month. Call (352) 746-7990 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 2Br/2Ba w/ screened patio on over acre land. $22,500. Owner Finance possible. 6851 Vanaman Ct., Cry Riv. 727-480-5512 DOUBLEWIDE TRAILER 3BR, 3Bath, includes mother-in-law apt. roof over, sheet rock, on 3 lots, 2 sheds, waterfront $38,000 (217) 474-7727 FLORAL CITY 2BR/1BA 12x56 MH on 80x152 ft lot.$21,000. Furnished. Needs a little work. (352) 726-8873 HERNANDO16x70 MH 2/2 Split Plan Nice Porch, on 1 1/4 acres, must see inside, nice & Clean $42,000 (will consider reasonable cash offers) 352-465-7606 Homosassa 2br/2ba on approx 1 acre. New bathrooms, lg screened porch, dead end rd. $45,900. 352-302-1383 HOMOSASSALarge 3BR/2BADW,on large lot. New carpet, Freshly painted insde $3500 to move in RENT To OWN 3402 S Aberdeen Ter Tony Tubolina Brk Owner (727) 385-6330 LECANTO $42,500 3bd/2ba, acre, new c/h/a & carpet handi-cap ramp, nicely furn, move -in cond. (352) 621-3929 Mobile Home on Large Lot Fixer Upper 2 BR, 1BA, Carport, Laun. Rm. Fl. Rm. Asking $15,000 Drive by then call 115 N. West Ave. Inverness 352-621-0559 MUST SEE! Homosassa/ReadyTo Move In! 2006, 32x80, 4/2, Owner Financing. $86,900 obo 352-795-2377 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 HOMOSASSA2/1, $560 mo. Near Walmart & 2/1 $515. mo. 352-464-3159 1999 Mobile Home 28x60, bank owned, Repo, Great Shape FinancingAvailable. Call 352-795-1272 MUST SEE Crystal River 2 bed 1 bath singlewide Mobile Home in 55+ park, Florida room, car port, separate laundry, furnished $9000. 607-591-0273 Palm Harbor Homes 4/2 Fleetwood 2,200 sq ft $12K OFF! Starting at$499/month John L yons @ 800 622 2832 ext 210 for det ails Your Worldof garage sales Classifieds ww.chronicleonline.com 3 Dapple Dachshund Puppies, all female w/papers, pls call Sylvia (727) 235-2265 YOUNG SPAYED FEMALE TORTOISE SHELLCAT Loving, sit in your lap and cuddle kind of cat. One eye, but she doesnt know that. I cant keep her. 352-419-7730 YOUNG SPAYED FEMALE TORTOISE SHELLCAT Loving, sit in your lap and cuddle kind of cat. One eye, but she doesnt know that. I cant keep her. 352-419-7730 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! WANT TO BUY HOUSE or MOBILE Any Area, Condition or Situation Fred, 352-726-9369 HARLEYDAVIDSON AMF GOLF CART 1970s Era, three wheel electric, bright blue, goes forward and backward, two-speed, new batteries last year. $500 Call 414-550-2464 RV/CAMPCHAIRS NEW W/attached tables, H-Duty, $50 4-both 352-249-7212 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, HW-negative, housebrkn, wt. 59 lbs. Gentle, very friendly, gets along w/other dogs. Plays fetch w/tennis balls, doesnt care about cats. Fee $30, found as stray. Beautiful markings. Call Joanne @ 352-697-2682. BOBo is a 2 1/2 y.o. hsbrkn, friendly lab mix, who loves people & other dogs. Hes a happy dog, leash trained & family friendly. He is neutered and UTD on vaccinations. His $30 adoption fee includes microchip & HW test. Call Wanda @ 352-573-7821. PAYTONPayton, young white/tan terrier mix, weight 45 lbs. Sits on command, eager to please, energetic & friendly. Appears housebroken. Loves to play & loves his human friends Best as only dog, fenced yard preferred. Call Christina @ 352-464-3908. Shih Poo Puppies, 2 males, 1 females Schnauzer Pups 8 wks Shih-TZu Pups Born Jan. 21, 352-795-5896 628-6188 Evenings SHIH-TZU PUPS, AvailableRegistered Lots of Colors Males Starting @ $550. Beverly Hills, FL. (352) 270-8827
C14TUESDAY,FEBRUARY4,2014 CLASSIFIEDS CITRUSCOUNTY( FL ) CHRONICLE 575-0204 TUCRN Elig. To Vote PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given to the following, at last known address: Brice K. Sesler Fernando Sequera 48 S Tyler St 4238 S Jody Pt Beverly Hills, FL Homosassa, FL You are hereby notified that your eligibility to vote is in question. You are required to contact the Supervisor of Elections in Inverness, Florida, no later than thirty (30) days after the date of this publishing. Failure to respond will result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor and your name will be removed from the statewide voter registration system. If further assistance is needed, contact the Supervisor of Elections at the below listed address or call 352-341-6747. Susan Gill Citrus County Supervisor of Elections 120 N. Apopka Ave. Published one (1) time in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE February 2, 2014. 569-0204 TUCRN Jamerson, Martha McKinney 2013-CP-648 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA File No. 2013-CP-648 Division PROBATE IN RE: ESTATE OF MARTHA MCKINNEY JAMERSON, a/k/a MARTHA M. JAMERSON, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MARTHA MCKINNEY JAMERSON, a/k/a MARTHA M. JAMERSON, deceased, whose date of death was August 14, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 N. Apopka Ave. Inverness, Florida 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is January 28, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/JUDITH ANN PARKINSON 3780 Canvasback Court, Marietta, GA 30062 Attorney for Personal Representative: By:/s/GLEN C. ABBOT Esquire, Florida Bar No. 235911 Post Office Box 2019, Crystal River, Florida 34423-2019 Telephone: (352) 795-5699, Email: email@example.com Published in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE January 28 & February 4, 2014. 571-0204 TUCRN Gluth, Margaret L. 2013-CP-615 NTC-SA PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA File No: 2013-CP-615 PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: MARGARET L. GLUTH Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of Margaret L. Gluth, deceased, File Number 2013-CP-615, by the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is llO North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450; that the decedents date of death was November 19, 2012; that the total value of the estate is $0 (homestead is only known asset of decedent) and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: NameAddress Mara Radis 4476 Eagle River Run, Broomfield, CO 80023 Donald W. Gluth 10407 Heritage Landing Road Burke, VA 22015 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is January 28, 2014. Person Giving Notice: /S/ Mara Radis 4476 Eagle River Run Broomfield, Colorado 80023 Attorney for Person Giving Notice : /S/John A. Nelson, Esquire, Florida Bar # 0727032, Slaymaker and Nelson, P.A. 2218 Highway 44 West, Inverness, FL. 34453, Phone: 352-726-6129, Fax: 352-726-0223 firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Published (2) times in the Citrus County Chronicle, Jan. 28 & Feb 4, 2014. 573-0211 TUCRN Hillard, Lester 2013-CP-000734 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIALCIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE CASE NO. :2013-CP-000734 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF LESTER HENRYHILLIARD a/k/a LESTER HENRYHILLIARD, SR. a/k/a LESTER H. HILLIARD, SR., Deceased. NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the estate of Lester Henry Hilliard a/k/a Lester Henry Hilliard, Sr. a/k/a Lester H. Hilliard, Sr., deceased, whose date of death was January 15, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, File Number 2013 CP000734; the address of which is 110 North ApopkaAvenue, Inverness, Florida 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYSAFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OFACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 4, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Lester Henry Hilliard, Jr. 11131 North Easter Terrace, Citrus Springs, Florida 34434 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/Thomas VanNess, Jr., Esq. Florida Bar No. 0857750 VanNess & VanNess, P.A., 1205 North Meeting Tree Blvd. Crystal River, FL34429, 352-795-1444, firstname.lastname@example.org Published two (2) times in the Citrus County Chronicle February 4 & 11, 2014. 574-0211 TUCRN Foreclosure of Lien PUBLIC NOTICE -NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned intends to sell the personal property described below to enforce a lien imposed on said property under The Florida Self Storage Facility Act Statutes (Sections 83.801-83.809). The undersigned will sell at public sale by competitive bidding at 9:00 A.M., on Thursday, February 20, 2014, on the premises where said property has been stored and which is located at: StoreRight Self Storage, 1227 S. Lecanto Hwy., Lecanto Florida, 34461 the following: Unit B114 Vanessa Brown, Household Goods Unit C2 Carolyn Peraza, Household Goods Unit C25 Evan Block, Auto Parts Unit C56 Rod Nicholson, Household Goods Unit E16 Lisa Roberts, Household Goods Purchases must be paid for at the time of purchase by cash only. All purchased items are sold as is, where is, and must be removed at the time of the sale. Sale is subject to cancellation in the event of settlement between owner and obligated party. Published in the Citrus County Chronicle,February 4 & 11, 2014. 947-0228 DAILY CRN Surplus Property Sale PUBLIC NOTICE The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners will be selling surplus property and equipment via the internet at govdeals.com from January 14, 2014 until February 28, 2014. Published in the Citrus County Chronicle 1-23-14 THRU 2-28-14 576-0204 TUCRN 2/4 CMHS MEETING PUBLIC NOTICE There will be joint meeting by and between the Citrus County Hospital Board of Trustees Debbie Ressler and Mark Fallows and the Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc. Directors Sandy Chadwick and Robert Collins or other designee in the Board Room, located on the second floor of the Citrus Memorial Health System Administration Building, 502 Highland Blvd., Inverness, Florida on Wednesday, February 5, 2014, at 6:00 pm This notice informs and notifies the public that all members of the Citrus County Hospital Board and members of the Citrus Memorial Health Foundation Inc. may also be in attendance.The Citrus County Hospital Board of Trustees will not vote or conduct business but will possibly recommend to CMHF Board of Directors an Interim Transaction Executive (ITE)/CEO.Additional Citrus County Hospital Board Trustees and Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc. Directors may be present. However, the meeting will occur by and between each Boards respective representatives only. The Citrus Memorial Directors may be active participant(s).This notice informs the public that two members of the Citrus County Hospital Board shall participate with two Directors of the Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc. to discuss: Transition Process. ITE/CEO Recommendation. Other. 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 February 4, 2014. 570-0204 TUCRN Money, Jr., Edgar 2013-CP-769 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number: 2013-CP-769 IN RE: ESTATE OF EDGAR L. MONEY JR. Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of EDGAR L. MONEY JR. deceased, File Number 2013-CP-769, by the Circuit Court of Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450; that the decedents date of death was May 13, 2013; that the total value of the estate is $7,009.63 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address Marcia J. McGee, 456 North Seton Avenue, Lecanto, Florida 34461-7586 Karen F. LaBaw, 927 Deep Woods Drive, Marion, North Carolina 28752 First Baptist Church of Inverness, 420 Howell Avenue, Brooksville, Florida 34601 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is JANUARY 28, 2014. Person Giving Notice: /s/ Marcia J. McGee Attorney for Personal Representative: /S/ Michael T. Kovach, Jr., Esquire, FL Bar # 0308020, KOVACH & ASSOCIATES, P.A. Post Office Box 635, Inverness, FL 34451-0635, Telephone No.: (352) 341-5557 Published in the Citrus County Chronicle, January 28 & February 4, 2014. Liquidation SaleHelp Us Stay in Biz. RENT-BUY-SELL CAR-TRUCK-BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 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 CHEVROLET S10 Extended Cab, Short bed. 3 Door, V6, 5 spd, Exc Cond $3700 352-201-0877 Liquidation SaleHelp Us Stay in Biz. RENT-BUY-SELL CAR-TRUCK-BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 CHEVROLET2004, Tahoe LT, leather, sunroof, $8,999. 352-341-0018 FORD05 Escape XLTNonsmoker, low mi. Mint Cond All pwr, serv recs avail $6800. 352-563-5217 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 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 2005 HD 1200CEZ Finance $3,900.2004 YAMAHAVSTAR 1100 BUY HERE PAY HERE $2,900.2009 HD ULTRACLASSIC LOW MILES $14,500.2003 HONDAGOLD WING $7,500. LUCKY YOU CYCLES 9803 N HWY 301 Wildwood, FL 34785(352) 330-0047 HD ROAD KING Loaded $7,800. HD STREET GLIDE Low Miles $18,500. HD ULTRA CLASSIC TRIKE Full Conversion $21,000. HONDA GOLD WING TRIKE Loaded $24,900. LUCKY YOU CYCLES 9803 N HWY 301 Wildwood, FL 34785(352) 330-0047 BMW 1200 C1998, Corbin teardrop molded rear bags, low miles, 12K mi tune up, new rear tire $4900 907-942-2283 TRIUMPH2007 Bonneville 900 blk, low miles, exc cond, one owner $4600 907-942-2283 Triumph-750 Bonnieville. 10K orig doc mi. True classic. Like new cond. First $4,500. 352-513-4257 **BEST PRICE** For Junk & Unwanted Cars-CALLNOW **352-426-4267** 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 WE BUY ANY VEHICLE In Any Condition, Title, No Title, Bank Lien, No Problem, Dont Trade it in. We Will Pay up to $25K Any Make, Any Model 813-335-3794 813-458-0584 Call AJ 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 CHEVY, Malibu, 4DR, LS, 35K miles, $12,900. 726-2494, 201-7014 CHEVY2008, Cobalt, 2 DR, automatic, power windows, power locks, cold A/C, Call for Appointment 352-628-4600 CHRYSLER1999 Concorde LX, V6 2.7 LTR,Automatic, It has all the Extras, 123,000 miles, Runs great, Very Good Condition, $2,500 352-586-7820 CHRYSLER2000, Sebring Convertible, low miles $5,488. 352-341-0018 CHRYSLER2001 Sebring LX Conv. Leather Interior, Full power, Exc cond. $3200(352) 795-8986 DODGE2001 Intrepid Very good condition; 85,300 miles Dark green with charcoal interior. $3,400 or Best offer; call 352-249-4491 DUDLEYS AUCTION Thur 2-6-14 Estate Adventure Auction Auction #1 outside 3pm rows of treasure, furniture ++ 5:30 Estate Car 08 Cadillac STS 34kt mi. w/Bose, -Auction #2 inside 6pm Appliances, Furniture, Assorted Antiques, tools furniture, organs, pianos & more ********************** call for info 637-9588 Dudleysauction .com4000 S Florida (US41S) Inverness Ab1667 10% bp cash/ck. 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 $3,000. (352) 503-9290 Patrick WE BUY HOMES Any Condition Quick Closings Natur e Coast Homes (352) 513-4271 FLORALCITY1.33 acre.land survey & clear title.assessed at $23,800.power and homes in area. ASKING $8,500. 813-792-1355 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 HERNANDO(Arbor Lakes 55+)Lot for sale $15,000 OBO. 781-864-1906 352-726-2821 SATURN2013 14KBoat inflatable, 55 lb e-motor & batt, bimini, auto-inflator, dolly $500. 860-2701 ** BUY, SELL** & TRADE CLEAN USED BOATS THREE RIVERS MARINE US 19 Crystal River **352-563-5510** All Rivers Trailers Repacks per axel $50 Specialized in brakes, cross-members, bunks Call 352-464-2770 OUTBOARD MOTOR EVENRUDE 4.5 HP 15 in .shaft, fresh water motor $475 call (352) 613-8453 SOLDKAYAKHobie Mirage Outback, like new. Peddles, sail, & paddle. Depth finder. 4 rod holders & 3 storage comp. $800 WE HA VE BOA TS GULF TO LK MARINE We Pay CASH For Used Clean Boats Pontoon, Deck & Fishing Boats **(352)527-0555** boatsupercenter.com ALLEGRO BUS2011, 36ft, 7inches 8,900 mi, loaded w/ 4 slides exel. cond. ext. warr. Asking $205,000 Retail $237,900 (828) 553-0134 CRYSLER, 200S, 4 Dr 13k mi. $18,000 Trade for Class C Motor Home or pull behind No Junk 726-2494, 201-7014 Keystone Everest 5th wheel. 3 sliders, xtra storage under goose nk, N ew: gen, septic/ H2O hoses, deck. Must Sell, $15k obo 352-795-1272 Sport Coach IV Motor home, 38diesel pusher, coming allison trans,1989, 63,670 mi, Possible trade$22,000. 812-360-3834, 327-2814 WE BUYRVS, TRAVELTRAILERS, 5TH WHEELS, MOTOR HOMES Call US 352-201-6945 WINNEBAGO, Journey, 36 SG, excel. cond 300 Cum., Non smoke, no pets 22K mi, tow veh. incld $102K, 352-598-5616 CAMPER 2003 Starcraft Aruba pull behind. 28 ft., 1 slide $7000 obo (352) 628-1126 CASITA2003 17Freedom DeluxeAerodynamic, fiberglass travel trailer. Loaded. Easy to tow with small vehicle. Microwave, 3 way fridge-freezer, under-shelf TV,CD,DVD,radio. RoofAC Gas heater etc.etc. $11,000 OBO Telephone 352 527-1022 e-mail email@example.com. com MACS MOBILE R V REP AIR & MAINT RVTC Certified Tech. 352-613-0113, Lic/Ins. MONTANA2003, 32 FT. 5th wheel, 2 slides, non smoking, excel. cond., In park on Hwy 19$16,000 obo (989) 560-8900 or (989) 775-6011 NA TURE COAST R V R V service, parts, sales Mobile Repair/Maint. 352-795-7820, Lic/Ins. SANDI HARTRealtorListing and Selling Real Estate Is my Business I put my heart into it!352-476-9649sandra.hart@ era.com ERA American Realty 352-726-5855 Tony PauelsenRealtor352-303-0619ILL TAKE NEW LISTINGS BUYING OR SELLING TOP PERFORMANCEReal estate Consultant tpauelsen@ hotmail.com Heres Your Chance TO OWN Mini Farms ,Silver Leaf Rd, Dunnellon 10 acres Total $59,000 5 Acre Tracks $39,000 Owner Financing Call: Jack Lemieux Cell (305) 607-7886 Realty USA INC 407-599-5002 Inverness Village 55+ Unit 108. 1st flr, 2/2, Some furn, new Lanai & Lam, ceramic floors. $48,500. Financing Consider 352 564-4100 Inverness Village Condo 2/2 ground floor over looks pool mature trees 55 plus community 1035 living area 634-3976 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 HOMOSASSA-Halls River Rd, Deep Canal to Gulf. 3BR/2BA mobile w/ add on + roof over room with pool table, boat lift+ boat sheds & more. Asking $145,000 352-422-1311 LAKE ROUSSEAU 2/1BA, Two Lots, Pool Boatslips, Shop, $169K contract considered 5311 W Riverbend Rd (815) 980-8642 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 BETTY J. POWELLRealtorYour Success is my goal.. Making Friends along the way is my reward !BUYING OR SELLING CALL ME 352-422-6417bjpowell@ netscape.com ERA American Realty & Investments Citrus County Dream Team At Keller Williams Realty Six dedicated Professionals led by Bruce R Brunk, assisting clients in making their Real Estate dreams a reality. Why settle for less? Call today at 352-637-2777Se habla Espanol www.CitrusSold.com Our Team Serves Your Dream Citrus County Dream Team At Keller Williams Realty Uncompromising Service with honesty, integrity and expertise. Why settle for less? Call today at 352-637-2777Se habla Espanol www.CitrusSold.com Our Team Serves Your Dream I NEED HOMES TO SELLDEB INFANTINERealtor(352) 302-8046 Real Estate!... its what I do. ERAAmerican RealtyPhone: 352-726-5855 Cell: 352-302-8046 Fax: 352-726-7386 Email:debinfantine@ yahoo.com LaWanda WattTHE SNOWBIRDS ARE COMING! ** NOW IS A GREA T TIME T O LIST YOUR HOME CALLLAWANDA FORAFREE, NO OBLIGATION MARKETANALYSIS! 352 212 1989 lawanda.watt@ century21.com Century 21 J.W. Morton Real Estate, Inc. MICHELE ROSERealtorSimply put I ll work harder 352-212-5097 isellcitruscounty@ yahoo.com Craven Realty, Inc. 352-726-1515 Your world firstemployment Classifieds ww.chronicleonline.com Need a job or a qualified employee? This areas #1 employment source! 3/21/4 Acre MOL on River Oak Lane Inverness Glamour bath Eat-in Kitchen $69,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 Point of Woods, Inverness 3/2 new roof, encl. porch, (352) 726-7367 RENT T O OWN Inv 3 bd/ No credit ck! 352-464-6020 JADEMISSION.COM 4/2In Floral City Has Family Room Glamour Bath Fenced back yard $89,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 Beautiful Floral City3/2 doublewideon acre mol glamour bath nice eat in kitchen, Floral City off us 41 $69,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 For Sale By Owner 55+ Gated Comm. 2/2/2 w/ den. Many upgrades. $92,000 Must call for appt. 859-274-5242 2Br/2Ba/1CGhome on approx 1 ac. land Owner Financed $80,000, w/$5,000 down. No qualifying (305) 891-2323 3/2 with family roomfireplace, glamour bath quiet neighbor hood in Homosassa. 89,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 4/3 Triplewideon 2-1/2 acres in green acres in Homosassa beautiful wooded lot $139,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 Have horses or want them? 4/3 Triplewide with family room and fireplace den off master bed room would make for great office on 9 plus acres mol with horse corals west side of US 19 Homosassa, Fl. $229,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 TAMI SCOTTExit Realty Leaders 352-257-2276 firstname.lastname@example.org When it comes to Realestate ... Im there for you The fishing is great Call me for your new Waterfront Home LOOKINGTO SELL? CALLMETODAY! HOMOSASSA4/2, BLOCK HOME, MOTHER IN LAWAPT. decking, 1/4 ac, fenced, lots of privacy $65,000 (305) 619-0282, Cell 4BR/2BA, 2400 Sq ft. pool home, addl heat pump. Well maintained Pine St. Fully Furnished $225,000 (352) 382-5298 Buying or Selling REALESTATE, Let Me Work For You!BETTYHUNTREALTORERA KEY 1 Realty, Inc. 352 586-0139hunt4houses68 @yahoo.comwww.bettyhunts homes.com. Condo for SaleSugarmill Woods 2/2, 1,850 sq. ft. 35 Beech Street607-538-9351 Phyllis StricklandRealtorTHE MARKETIS GOODThinking of selling? Now is the time to get listedStill great values out there for buyers!!Phyllis Strickland TROPIC SHORES REALTY. 352-613-3503-Cell 352-419-6880-Office