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INSIDE FEBRUARY 8, 2014Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best CommunityVOL. 119 ISSUE 185 50 CITRUS COUNTYChamps: Hurricanes top Dunnellon for district title /B1 www.chronicleonline.com INDEX Classifieds . . . .C8 Comics . . . . .C7 Community . .C4, C5 Crossword . . . .C6 Editorial . . . . .A8 Entertainment . . .A4 Horoscope . . . .A4 Lottery Numbers . .B3 Lottery Payouts . .B3 Movies . . . . . .C7 Obituaries . . . .A6 TV Listings . . . .C6 HIGH63LOW47Rain showers then decreasing clouds.PAGE A4TODAY& next morning SATURDAY No bail: Nation & World: Partner in life:A judge denies bail to the man accused of the Pasco County theater shooting./A3 Thousands of Muslims are forced out of the Central African Republic./ A10 Do you believe in soul mates? Nancy Kennedys Grace Notes column discusses the subject./ C1 Olympics kick off with hope and hubris Associated PressSOCHI, Russia A Russia in search of global vindication kicked off the Sochi Olympics looking more like a Russia that likes to party, with a pulseraising opening ceremony about fun and sports instead of terrorism, gay rights and coddling despots. And thats just the way Russian President Vladimir Putin wants these Winter Games to be. The worlds premier athletes on ice and snow have more to worry about than geopolitics as they plunge into the biggest challenges of their lives on the mountain slopes of the Caucasus and in the wet-paint-fresh arenas on the shores of the Black Sea. But watch out for those Russians on their home turf. A raucous group of Russian athletes had a message for their nearly 3,000 rivals in Sochi, marching through Fisht Stadium singing that theyre not gonna get us! Superlatives abounded and the mood soared as Tchaikovsky met pseudolesbian pop duo Tatu and their hit, Not Gonna Get Us. Russian TV presenter Yana Churikova shouted: Welcome to the center of the universe! Yet no amount of cheering could drown out the real world. Fears of terrorism, which have dogged these games since the Putin won them amid controversy seven years ago, were stoked during the ceremony itself. A passenger aboard a flight bound for Istanbul said there Breathing out notes NANCYKENNEDY Staff writerFLORAL CITY f you can breathe, you can play, says harmonica player Bruce Spratling. Each Tuesday, he and whoever shows up at 5 p.m. at the Heads & Tails Lounge in Floral City unpack their mouth organs from their cases or just whip one out of a shirt pocket and jam. Spratling also teaches novices, and says he can teach someone who has never played before to play in just a few minutes its that easy. Ive been playing for 53 years, says the man some call Willie because of his Willie Nelson braids. I started at 13. It was the Workshop addresses springs crowding A.B. SIDIBE Staff writerCRYSTAL RIVER Friday afternoon, all sides involved in the debate about reducing overcrowding in the canals fronting the entrance to Three Sisters Springs the very popular destination for man, watercraft and manatees got a chance to stake their positions. A workshop was set by the city council to listen to the results of a group charged with coming up with recommendations about bringing sanity to an area many describe as the epicenter of chaos or a huge accident waiting to happen. Others also proffered ideas they think may help relieve the congestion. Neighbors and visitors often describe scenes reminiscent of a crowded parking lot of tour boats, rental vessels, paddlers, swimmers and manatees. They also point to revelry involving excessive consumption of alcohol and loud music, especially during the summer months. The group began their work last June. The working groups chairwoman, Janet Mulligan, called it a very gnarly problem but that people needed to have discussions about problems in the waterway. The group had members from the sheriffs office, homeowners, a representative of the tour operators and members of state agencies and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Mulligan said they met monthly and tossed about several fixes, some of which could not pass legal muster. Restricting the number of vessels that could go down a canal was one such issue they were advised that the canals are navigable waterways which are like public roads and therefore people cant be barred from using them. The group, however, was able to come up with several recommendations before disbanding at the end of the year. Their recommendations include: See SPRINGS/ Page A5 MIKEWRIGHT Staff writerIt wasnt a fill-up or two that got Constantina Emmanuel in trouble. The former nine-year county worker illegally used a government-issued gasoline card to charge $9,000 in fuel for her and her 19-year-old son, authorities contend. Emmanuel, known as Dina to her coworkers and the public, lost her job Dec. 27 after an internal county investigation that followed an anonymous tip saying she was using the county government-issued Wright Express card to gas up her own vehicles. She turned herself in Wednesday to the Citrus County Detention Facility on a warrant charge of scheming to defraud less than $20,000. Emmanuel, 42, of Crystal River, posted $2,000 bond and was released. Emmanuel denied doing anything wrong, a Citrus County Sheriffs Office investigators narrative report states. According to the report, county government officials alerted the sheriffs office on Dec. 10 after following the anonymous allegation with an inquiry. Officials told Detective Jim McIntyre that Emmanuel was assigned two fuel cards one for the county vehicle she drove and the other for vehicles and county equipment in her department. Emmanuel worked for Parks and Recreation, overseeing county facilities such as the Citrus County Auditorium and Citrus Springs Community Center. It was the second card the one for her department that county officials learned Report: Ex-worker charged $9,000 in gas Associated PressRussias Maria Sharapova carries the torch Friday during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Terrorism fears stoked by attempted plane hijacking See SOCHI/ Page A6 MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleBruce Spratling plays what he calls the worlds largest harmonica earlier this week at Heads & Tails Lounge south of Floral C ity. He and a group of pocket piano enthusiasts meet weekly to play tunes and socialize as part of the Citrus County Harmonica Clu b. Spratling has a large collection of harmonicas. Club makes music with harmonicas I See MUSIC/ Page A5 Former county employee denies any wrongdoing See GAS/ Page A9
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No bail for ex-officer in theater shooting Associated PressDADE CITY A bail hearing for a retired Tampa police officer who fatally shot a man inside a movie theater during an argument over texting took a dramatic turn Friday: Prosecutors played a grainy video of the shooting and a recording of the defendants police interview. If I had it to do over again, it would have never happened, Curtis Reeves told detectives. But you dont get do-overs. Reeves, 71, is charged with second-degree murder in the Jan. 13 killing of Chad Oulson, 43. At the end of the hearing, which provided glimpses of the strengths and weaknesses of prosecutors case, the judge ordered Reeves held without bail until his trial. According to the police interview, Reeves said Oulson hit him in the face, possibly with a cellphone, and he shot in selfdefense. Yet other witnesses, including Reeves wife, told authorities they never saw Oulson strike Reeves. Vivian Reeves did tell police that Oulson stood up and leaned over toward her husband just before the shooting, and the video appears to show some sort of contact between the two men. Reeves pleaded not guilty. If convicted, he could face a mandatory minimum sentence of 25 years in prison. Prosecutors also played a recording of a police interview with Oulsons widow, Nicole, who authorities said was shot in the hand by the same bullet that killed her husband. He kept saying stuff to my husband, Nicole Oulson said of Reeves. She said didnt realize her husband had been shot. Immediately it didnt even register with me, I just saw a spark and saw him go down, Oulson said. She said after the shooting Reeves just sat in his chair, he just kind of leaned back and just sat there, didnt try to help. As all the chaos was going on, he was just sitting there, she said. Authorities said Reeves became upset when Oulson was texting during the previews before the matinee. The Oulsons were sitting in front of Reeves and his wife. Witnesses said they didnt see Oulson hit Reeves, but some saw popcorn flying toward him. This happened so damn fast, Reeves told Detective Allen Proctor in the recording. Reeves also said a woman with Oulson, later identified as Nicole Oulson, was holding her husband back. Reeves was charged with aggravated battery charge in that injury. The bond hearing began Wednesday. Judge Pat Siracusa heard from Reeves family, friends and former colleagues who testified he didnt have any anger problems and would not be a flight risk. Reeves told the detective that Oulson hit him in the face and that his glasses became crooked. It scared the hell out of me, said Reeves, adding that had he been younger, he would have wrassled Oulson to the ground. The guy was very aggressive. Reeves wife told a detective she didnt see Oulson strike her husband, but he told her he had been hit in the moments after the shooting. Vivian Reeves also told detectives that Oulson used expletives, but didnt make any threats. She cried during the interview and said she didnt know why her husband fired the single shot. He was in law enforcement 20 years, and he never shot anybody, she said. Hes never threatened anybody with a gun. In an interview this week on ABCs The View, Nicole Oulson said her husband was texting with their daughters baby sitter. Reeves had confronted my husband several times, which my husband ignored and ignored and ignored. And it just got to a point where my husband spoke up, she said.Around theCOUNTY 400 dogs and cats await the snipThe February Its Hip to Snip program provided by SnippetCitrus, Humanitarians of Florida and Citrus County Animal Services, helps those who need financial assistance to spay or neuter their pets. More than 400 dogs and cats already have been scheduled. As the programs dog surgery dates are filled through March, the organizers have stopped scheduling dogs but continue to schedule cats in February until funds run out or all the surgery times are filled. The organizers expect to offer this $5 special again in spring if they receive enough donations. Anyone who makes a donation becomes a sponsor who will be listed on SnippetCitrus.com. Donations can be addressed to SnippetCitrus and mailed to P.O. Box 4533 Homosassa, FL 34447. Call 352-5033237. Childrens issues topic of WPNCC meetingThe Womens Political Network of Citrus County will meet at noon Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Joes Family Restaurant in Inverness. The speaker will be Inverness businesswoman Kathy Thrumston, who is an activist on childrens legislative issues in Florida.She will speak on child advocacy and report what is happening in Tallahassee. All interested women and men are welcome. In addition to the meeting, those wishing will clip coupons are part of the groups ongoing outreach project to help U.S. troops overseas.In addition, household and hygiene products are collected for the Citrus Abuse Shelter Association (CASA). Social Security basics topic of programCindy Drew, from the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD), will give a presentation on Social Security benefits and work at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the Chet Cole Life Enrichment Center, 5521 Buster Whitton Way, on the Lecanto campus of the Key Center. The presentation will be of particular interest to those who are the parent or guardian of a person with a developmental disability as they are likely to have to navigate through the Social Security bureaucracy. For more information, call Stephanie Hopper at 352344-0288.New refuge manager namedThe new project leader for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service complexes, including Crystal River, announced Michael Lusks replacement as refuge manager. James Burnett told the Crystal River City Council during a workshop on overcrowding at Three Sisters Springs on Friday that Andrew Gude was chosen as Lusks successor. Burnett said and his agency is working hard to fill the deputy refuge manager position and other positions. Gude was the refuge manager at the Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge and has been overseeing this complex since last fall when Lusk left for a similar position at the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge in Georgia. From staff reports STATE& LOCAL Page A3SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Correction Due to editor error, the opening date for the play Squabbles was incorrect on Page C1 of Fridays edition. The play opens Feb. 14 at the Art Center Theatre in Citrus Hills. The Chronicle regrets the error. Line Avenue closed for road construction ChronicleINVERNESS Line Avenue, north of Dampier Street, is closed due to road construction. The $275,000 project is part of a scheduled resurfacing project for Lake Street, North Line Avenue, North Talmage Avenue, Mossy Oak Drive and North Trout Avenue, according to Katie Cottrell, Inverness public works director. In addition to resurfacing, the project also addresses the repair of infrastructure elements like a broken stormwater inlet, broken sidewalk segments, substandard sidewalk ramps, the repair of broken curb and gutter sections and the replacement of improperly constructed driveway aprons. Construction on Lake Street is mostly complete, except for a small curb and stormwater repair. Next up will be North Talmage Avenue, then North Trout Avenue, then a very short section of Mossy Oak Drive. The project is scheduled to be substantially complete by the end of April, with final completion by the end of May. While readying Line Avenue in Inverness for resurfacing, crews are making repairs to the roadway.NANCY KENNEDY /Chronicle Free dental clinic hopes to open in the near future ERYNWORTHINGTON Staff writerHOMOSASSA Chairs and equipment have been installed. So, when is the long-awaited free Citrus County dental clinic going to open? I think people are upset in the delay in the clinic opening, said Joe Papp, director of the Samaritan Dental and Medical Clinic. We have dentists and a dental assistant right now working together to make sure that we have everything ready. Nature Coast Ministries has been working to transition the old, donated Knights of Columbus building into offices, meeting rooms and a free dental and medical clinic. The Catholic Charities Citrus Community Outreach Center, 9020 W. Atlas Drive, Homosassa, is a location providing parttime facilities for the Samaritan Dental and Medical Clinic, as well as the We Care Food Pantry, Pregnancy and Family Life Center, and Citrus Abuse Shelter Association. However, the Samaritan Dental Clinic is still facing obstacles. We have everything coordinated with OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), we just have to get their stamp of approval, Papp said. We work with the state and they already know what we are doing. We have an extensive network of people helping us. More than 20 dental and medical professionals are volunteering their time and have received sovereign immunity through the Florida Volunteer Health Services Department to provide dental and medical services free to adults who qualify; that includes Citrus County elderly, veterans, homeless and lowincome adults. Even though the opening of the clinic is past due, Papp feels that minor purchases need to be made and Citrus County will soon have a free operating dental clinic. The only thing that is disappointing, in my opinion, is that I would have liked to have had it up and running last month, he said. I have a dentist sitting next to me with the final list of what we have to purchase and we should have that back rapidly. The clinic is beautiful and we are busy organizing it. We have three dentists coordinating that. Once we are done with that, thats it. While there is no set date when the clinic will open, Papp said it will be in the near future. Call 352-563-1860 or 352-613-2630 for more information. Associated PressFormer Tampa Police captain Curtis Reeves Jr., center, sits beside his defense attorneys Richard Escobar, right, and Dino Michaels as they listen to his taped interview by detectives during his bond reduction hearing Friday before Circuit Judge Pat Siracusa at the Robert D. Sumner Judicial Center in Dade City. Reeves is suspected of fatally shooting Chad Oulson, 43, and wounding his wife, Nicole, 33, during an argument Jan. 13 over texting at the Cobb Grove 16 theater in Wesley Chapel. Around the STATE 20 dead animals found at facilityBRADENTON Investigators found the remains of 20 dogs and cats on Thursday and took more than 300 animals from Napiers Log Cabin Horse and Animal Sanctuary near Bradenton. Officials also had to euthanize 12 of the animals taken from the home. The Bradenton Herald reported the animal services facility and local rescue groups have been overwhelmed by the large number of animals theyve taken in.Woman, toddler found living in filthy storage unitNAPLES A woman has been arrested after a toddler she was caring for was found inside a filthy storage unit with no water and little food. Collier County Sheriffs deputies arrested the 44-year-old woman on Wednesday. She faces a felony child neglect charge. Deputies said they found the woman passed out inside a unit at CubeSmart Storage in Naples. There were two empty bottles of vodka. The Department of Children and Families took custody of the child.Man gets life for fatal drug dealST. PETERSBURG A St. Petersburg man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a woman during a drug deal. A Pinellas County judge sentenced 19-year-old Morris V. Hires on Thursday after a jury found him guilty of second-degree murder. Authorities said 21-year-old Felicia Celeste Vickers and several others drove to Hires St. Petersburg home last March to buy drugs. One of the people in the car began arguing with Hires, who then pulled a gun and fired into the vehicle. Vickers was hit during the shooting. The group drove her to Bayfront Medical Center, where she died several hours later. Hires initially left the area for a few weeks, but was arrested at his home when he returned.From wire reports
Birthday Your mind will be open to new ideas and concepts. The choices you make and the plans you initiate will pay off. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Pursue activities or events that include people from different age groups. Sharing ideas will help you make better decisions. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) Emotions regarding domestic situations are likely to flare up. Someone is likely to pose a problem if you arent willing to compromise. Aries (March 21-April 19) Hold your temper. Its not worth getting upset over something you cannot change. Walk away if someone is being impossible. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Money matters will be a concern. Avoid a venture that could leave you facing instability or uncertainty. Gemini (May 21-June 20) Put things in perspective and dont take criticism too seriously. An objective outlook will help you balance what other people say or do. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Keep your secrets tucked away somewhere safe. Sharing information will work against you. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Youll attract attention. Get involved in activities that allow you to strut your stuff and show off your talents and skills. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Stick to what you know is safe. Now is not the time to make a change that can upset your income. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Collaborate with others and check out other options that can contribute to something you want to pursue. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Refrain from taking on unnecessary responsibilities. Focus on what counts and what will help you get ahead. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Kindness, consideration and generosity will impress someone you want to work with in the future. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Ask, and you shall receive. Someone who has something to offer will give you a choice that could ease your stress.TodaysHOROSCOPES Today is Saturday, Feb. 8, the 39th day of 2014. There are 326 days left in the year. Todays Highlight in History: On Feb. 8, 1974, the last threeman crew of the Skylab space station, consisting of Jerry Carr, Bill Pogue and Edward Gibson, returned to Earth after spending 84 days in space. On this date: In 1587, Mary, Queen of Scots was beheaded at Fotheringhay Castle in England after she was implicated in a plot to murder her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I. In 1910, the Boy Scouts of America was incorporated. In 1984, the Winter Olympics opened in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. In 1989, 144 people were killed when an American-chartered Boeing 707 filled with Italian tourists slammed into a fog-covered mountain in the Azores. Ten years ago: President George W. Bush denied marching America into war against Iraq under false pretenses and said in a taped interview broadcast on NBCs Meet the Press the U.S.-led invasion was necessary because Saddam Hussein could have developed a nuclear weapon. Five years ago: Robert Plant and Alison Krauss won five Grammys, including album of the year, for Raising Sand. One year ago: A massive storm packing hurricane-force winds and blizzard conditions began sweeping through the Northeast, dumping nearly 2 feet of snow Todays Birthdays: Actor Jack Larson (TV: Adventures of Superman) is 86. Composer-conductor John Williams is 82. Newscaster Ted Koppel is 74. Actor Nick Nolte is 73. Comedian Robert Klein is 72. Actress Mary Steenburgen is 61. Author John Grisham is 59. Rock singer Vince Neil (Motley Crue) is 53. Retired NBA player Alonzo Mourning is 44. Actor Seth Green is 40. Thought for Today: Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year. Franklin P. Adams, American journalist (18811960). 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Please recycle your newspaper.www.chronicleonline.com Published every Sunday through Saturday By Citrus Publishing Inc.1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429Phone 352-563-6363POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Citrus County Chronicle1624 N. MEADOWCREST BLVD., CRYSTAL RIVER, FL 34429 PERIODICAL POSTAGE PAID AT INVERNESS, FL SECOND CLASS PERMIT #114280 CITRUSCOUNTY Florida' s BestCommunity Newspaper Serving Floridas Best Community ENTERTAINMENT Hoffmans NYC funeral attracts Hollywood starsNEW YORK A private funeral for Philip Seymour Hoffman combined sadness and humor on Friday, with stars Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Ethan Hawke, Brian Dennehey, Amy Adams and Ellen Burstyn paying their respects to an actor widely considered among the best of his generation. The coffin holding Hoffmans body was brought out of the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola by pallbearers and put in a hearse as family and guests began to stream out Friday afternoon. Streep hugged Diane Sawyer as they left. The list of mourners also included Michelle Williams Julianne Moore Joaquin Phoenix, Louis C.K ., Mary Louise Parker, John Slattery, Jerry Stiller, Chris Rock, Marisa Tomei, Spike Lee and Sawyers husband, the director Mike Nichols. Playwright David Bar Katz, who found Hoffmans body, was visibly upset as he arrived. Hoffman, 46, was found dead Sunday of an apparent heroin overdose in his apartment. He leaves behind his partner of 15 years, Mimi ODonnell and their three children. ODonnell was seen cradling their youngest child as she entered the church. A larger memorial service is being planned for later this month. On Thursday evening, family and close friends gathered for a private wake at the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Home in Manhattan. The rumpled, heavy-set Hoffman was known to dive into roles and was nominated for Academy Awards four times: for The Master, Doubt, Charlie Wilsons War and Capote, which he won. He also received three Tony nominations for his work on Broadway, which included an acclaimed turn in 2012 as the weary and defeated Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman.Lenos last Tonight draws 14.6 million viewersLOS ANGELES NBC said Jay Lenos farewell Tonight Show drew the late-night programs biggest audience in more than 15 years. A total of 14.6 million viewers tuned in Thursday to see Leno wrap up his 22 years as host of Tonight, according to Nielsen company figures released by NBC. The audience was the biggest since May 14, 1998, when Jerry Seinfeld appeared on Tonight to mark the end of his sitcom. That drew nearly 15 million viewers. Lenos first goodbye to Tonight, in 2009, had 11.9 million viewers. Tonight had been averaging less than 4 million nightly viewers in the past year.Eastwood saves tournament director from chokingPEBBLE BEACH, Calif. Clint Eastwood added another starring role at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am life saver. Eastwood attended a volunteer party on the eve of the PGA Tour event when he noticed tournament director Steve John choking on a piece of cheese. The 83-year-old actor quickly performed the Heimlich maneuver Wednesday night at the Monterey Conference Center. John said Friday the Hollywood actor saved his life. He said Eastwood immediately saw that he was in trouble and lifted the 202-pound tournament director three times about a foot off the ground. Eastwood told The Carmel Pine Con e it was his first time using the Heimlich maneuver. From wire reports Associated PressMimi ODonnell, estranged partner of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, comforts two of their children, daughter Willa, and son Cooper, as his casket arrives at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola Friday in New York. Hoffman, 46, was found dead Sunday of an apparent heroin overdose. A4SATURDAY, FEBRUARY8, 2014 000HA6C in Todays Citrus County Chronicle LEGAL NOTICES Foreclosure Sale/Action Notices . . . . . . 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A city ordinance prohibiting open containers of alcohol in the canal east of the Kings Bay bridge. Work with enforcement agencies to provide a presence to promote desired behaviors. Establish a mooring system that could help free up the channel near the entrance and provide safety for swimmers. Create a kayak tie-up area east of the water entrance. Mulligan also suggested more stringent penalties for tour operators failing to comply with their Special Use Permit requirements. A spokesman for some of the homeowners in the area near the springs said their ideas about what to do to abate the overcrowding are not incongruent with the aims of the city and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Tom Klein highlighted some safety and environmental concerns, including insufficient safety signage, floating toys, significant shoreline erosion and the displacement of wildlife including manatees with increased human activity. Klein cited figures for visitors to the springs during the recent manatee festival saying 3,509 people were on land and 1,871 were on water just that weekend. But he said a major priority for waterfront residents is enforcement, enforcement, enforcement. Captain Mike Birn of Manatee EcoTourism Association of Citrus County (META) said his group has been promoting best practices among tour operators in which interaction with the manatees are respected and they are not besieged and harassed. Birn, who was also part of the working group, expressed his support for the recommendations. Another tour captain, Mike Dunn, said he would support keeping the big tour boats out of the canals entirely. Another speaker suggested something should be done to address the overcrowding inside the springs. Sheriffs Capt. Danny Linhart, who is the agencys west-side commander, said his office has been doing a lot to improve enforcement on the water, but added that enforcement was not the fix-all to the overcrowding and behavior issues. Linhart said it takes a combination of initiatives to address the behavior issues. Mayor Jim Farley said all suggestions will be considered by the council and appropriate discussion and legislation would follow soon.Contact Chronicle reporter A.B. Sidibe at 352564-2925 or asidibe@ chronicleonline.com.LOCALCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESATURDAY, FEBRUARY8, 2014 A5 776 N. Enterprise Pt., Lecanto 746-7830 000H9J1 Visit our Showroom Next to Stokes Flea Market on Hwy. 44 www.cashcarpetandtile.com Visit Our New Website For Great Specials Wood Laminate Tile Carpet Vinyl Area Rugs ATTENTIONBusiness OwnersBe sure to include your business!Profiling Citrus County Businesses, this special edition will tell the history, services and products of our local businesses. Advertising Deadline: February 12, 2014To find out how your business can be featured call your advertising representative or (352) 563-5592000H5OZComing February 23rd Comfort Keepers, Inverness, FL Complete Family Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry Florida Department of Health, Citrus County Ways to Quit: Quit tobacco today. You can do it, we can help.Over the phone, Online, or In person.Florida Department of Health, Citrus County Gardner Audiology Service MasterFeatured Businesses Lic. & Insured POOLS AND PAVERS 000HC7D Copes Pool & Pavers YOUR INTERLOCKING BRICK PAVER SPECIALIST More Photos on our Facebook page 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. Call 563-5966 Deadline is Thursday, February 1 3th at 1 : 00 pm SPRINGSContinued from Page A1 only instrument I could afford. Since then he has amassed a vast collection of all sizes of harmonicas, each size producing a sound in a different key or chord. He recently bought a pre-World War II Germanmade bass Hohner instrument. See on the back, theres a circle with a Star of David in it, he says. This was made before Hitler, because when Hitler came they took the Star of David off and never put it back. Hes still learning how to play it, with its low, deep sound. Spratling says the harmonica goes by many names: pocket piano, tin sandwich, Mississippi saxophone, French harp. Whatever you call it, its a hand-held reed instrument thats played by breathing in or breathing out. Thats all you need to know, he says. On a typical Tuesday, as people start wandering into the screen porch out back of Heads & Tails its mainly men, but women are welcome to come, too the meeting of the Citrus County Harmonica Club gets started. Its informal. There are no dues, no officers, no membership list. You just show up and grab a chair. Spratling begins by asking if theres anyone there who has never played. If so, he starts his instruction: You want the numbers to be on top, he says. (There are numbers on top of a harmonica.) You put your mouth over the holes and breathe out. Now breathe in. He adds, If any time youre playing you feel light-headed or dizzy, stop. When Spratling points his finger, that means blow or breathe out. When he jerks his thumb back, that means breathe in. Point, point, point, point. Jerk, jerk, jerk, jerk. Thats the beginning to Skip to My Lou. Those who know what theyre doing, like S. Murray, do some fancy finger fluttering or hand cupping, which creates more of a wah-wah effect. When everyone plays, the beginners doing the point, point, jerk, jerk and the others playing the melody, it becomes music. You can play anything, from Rodgers and Hammerstein to Irish to bluegrass, even classical, Spratling says. Recently, Bill Lindsey came to the club. He had bought a harmonica 40 years ago, intending to take it with him to Canada on a fishing trip, but never did. I can almost play Happy Birthday, Lindsey says. Murray, who has played off and on for years, says theres nothing like sitting around a campfire either playing or listening to someone play. It relaxes you, he says. Its also good for your pulmonary health, helping to increase lung capacity. The Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville uses harmonica playing as a supplemental rehab therapy for post-lung transplant patients. Dennis Edington, a regular with the Tuesday group, says hes a smoker with chronic bronchitis and that playing helps him breathe better. But mostly, its fun. Spratling keeps a harmonica in the pocket of his carpenter jeans at all times, just in case he meets up with a band that needs some wah wah wah or hes driving on a long stretch of highway and his mouth needs something to do. I like to walk around on my dock and play for the fish, he says. Ill pretty much break into a song anytime, anywhere. The number one rule of harmonica players? Never leave home without at least one. Another rule: Dont play while youre eating or eat while youre playing. Another rule: Never share your harp with anyone else. Spratling says you can clean the metal off with some polish, but you should never run a harmonica under the faucet or dunk it in water, because that could damage the reeds. The main thing is to remember to breathe. If you can do that, you can play the harmonica. For more information about the Citrus County Harmonica Club, call Bruce Spratling at 202669-1797. The club meets from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Heads & Tails Lounge on U.S. 41, 1.5 miles south of Floral City. Harmonicas are available for $5. Contact Chronicle reporter Nancy Kennedy at 352-564-2927 or nkennedy @chronicleonline.com. MUSICContinued from Page A1 MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleSheet music is provided for beginners to help in learning.
Maxine Kumin, 88POETWARNER, N.H. Maxine Kumin, a prolific New England poet and U.S. poet laureate who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973 for her work Up Country, has died. She was 88. Kumin, who wrote more than three dozen books of poetry, fiction, nonfiction and childrens literature, died Thursday at her home in Warner after a year of failing health, said the Bennett Funeral Home in Concord. Kumin was an advocate for women writers, social justice and animal rights. Her final work, And Short the Season, is scheduled to be released later this year. Born in Philadelphia, she graduated from Radcliffe College and lived for a while in Newton, Mass. Kumins family said her work was marked by a love and deep observation of nature and an unwavering commitment to the craft of writing. They said a celebration of her life and work will be held in the spring. George Brisson, 53George E. Brisson, 53, passed away in his sleep. Born in Bayshore N.Y., he lived in Citrus most his adult life. He is survived by his brother, Edward. He was a kind man who enjoyed life and fixing things. He spent some time in the U.S. Air Force. George will always walk with us and will be missed by many. God bless you, brother. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Dorothy Davisson, 71HOMOSASSAThe Service of Remembrance for Dorothy A. Davisson, 71, of Homosassa, Fla., will be at noon Saturday, Feb.8, 2014, at the Homosassa Chapel of Hooper Funeral Home. She died Wednesday, Feb.5, 2014, at her home. Interment will follow at Fountains Memorial Park, Homosassa. The family will receive friends from 11a.m. to noon Saturday at the Homosassa Chapel of Hooper Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the direction of the Homosassa Chapel of Hooper Funeral Home & Crematory. Katherine Dean, 93INVERNESSKatherine Dean, 93, of Inverness, Fla., died Feb.2, 2014. Private cremation will take place under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto, with services taking place at a later date in Columbus, Ohio. Justine Guglielmetti, 87CLERMONTJustine Guglielmetti, 87, of Clermont, Fla., died Feb.4, 2014. Local arrangements are under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto, with services taking place at a later date in Waterbury, Conn. Christine Helton, 84BROOKSVILLEChristine Leila Helton, 84, of Brooksville, Fla., died Feb3, 2014. Local arrangements are under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto, with services taking place at a later date in Wilmington, Ohio. Harvey MacPherson, 80HERNANDOHarvey Strong MacPherson, 80, of Hernando, Fla., died Wednesday, Feb.5, 2014, in Ocala. Arrangements are under the direction of the Beverly Hills Chapel of Hooper Funeral Home & Crematory. Ellen McDonald, 76BEVERLY HILLSEllen McDonald, 76, of Beverly Hills, Fla., died Feb.4, 2014. Private arrangements are under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto. Louise Michael, 89HERNANDOLouise A. Michael, 89 Hernando, Fla., died Feb.6, 2014, at her residence. Private arrangements by Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness.Carl Rigoli, 43DUNNELLONCarl Rigoli, 43, of Dunnellon, Fla., died Jan.29, 2014. Local arrangements are under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto, with services taking place at a later date in Vineland, N.J. Nilda Rodriguez, 73CLERMONTNilda Rodriguez, 73, of Clermont, Fla., died Feb.5, 2014. Local arrangements are under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto, with services taking place at a later date in Union, N.J. Ronald Ron Williamson, 48HOMOSASSARonald J. Ron Williamson, 48, of Homosassa, Fla., died Feb.7, 2014, while under the care of HPH Hospice in Lecanto. Graveside services will be at 1p.m. Monday at Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery in Gainesville. Wilder Funeral Home. 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That allowed for an old Soviet tradition of whitewashing problems to resurface, as state-run broadcaster Rossiya 1 substituted a shot from a rehearsal with the rings unfolding successfully into their live broadcast. Also missing from the show: Putins repression of dissent, and inconsistent security measures at the Olympics, which will take place just a few hundred miles away from the sites of a long-running insurgency and routine militant violence. And the poorly paid migrant workers who helped build up the Sochi site from scratch, the disregard for local residents, the environmental abuse during construction, the pressure on activists, and the huge amounts of Sochi construction money that disappeared to corruption. Some world leaders purposely stayed away, but U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and dozens of others were in Sochi for the ceremony. He didnt mention the very real anger over a Russian law banning gay propaganda aimed at minors that is being used to discriminate against gay people. But IOC President Thomas Bach won cheers for addressing it Friday, telling the crowd its possible to hold Olympics with tolerance and without any form of discrimination for whatever reason. For all the criticism, there was no shortage of pride at the ceremony in what Russia has achieved with these games, after building up an Olympic Park out of swampland. The head of the Sochi organizing committee, Dmitry Chernyshenko, captured the mood of many Russians present when he said, Were now at the heart of that dream that became reality. The games in Sochi are our chance to show the whole world the best of what Russia is proud of, he said. Our hospitality, our achievements, our Russia! The ceremony presented the Putins version of todays Russia: a country with a rich and complex history emerging confidently from a rocky two decades and now capable of putting on a major international sports event. Putin himself was front and center, declaring the games open from his box high above the stadium floor. Earlier, he looked down as the real stars of the games those athletes, dressed in winter wear of so many national colors to ward off the evening chill and a light dusting of manmade snow walked onto a satellite image of the earth projected on the floor, the map shifting so the athletes appeared to emerge from their own country. As always, Greece the birthplace of Olympic competition came first in the parade of nations. Five new teams, all from warm-weather climates, joined the Winter Olympians for the first time. Togos flagbearer looked dumbstruck with wonder, but those veterans from the Cayman Islands had the style to arrive in shorts. Associated PressUnited States athletes enter the arena Friday waving their national flag during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. SOCHIContinued from Page A1 Fireworks burst Friday over the Olympic Park during the Olympics opening ceremony. Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, waves Friday while athletes from Russia are introduced during the opening ceremony. Artists perform Friday during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
US gets approximately $17.2T debt limit FridayWASHINGTON The U.S. government got a new borrowing cap Friday, almost four months after Washington defused Octobers government shutdown and debt crisis. The new cap on borrowing is expected to be about $17.2 trillion. It means Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will have to employ bookkeeping maneuvers to keep the government functioning until Congress further raises the borrowing limit. In a letter Friday to congressional leaders, Lew warned that he has less maneuvering room now than he had last year, when such extraordinary measures bought five months of time for the government to keep borrowing at the previous $16.7 trillion debt ceiling. Lew said that he could not be confident that the extraordinary measures would last beyond Feb. 27.Obama signs farm bill that trims food stampsEAST LANSING, Mich. President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law an agriculture spending bill that will spread benefits to farmers in every region of the country, while trimming the food stamp program that inspired a two-year battle over the legislation. As he penned his name on the five-year measure at Michigan State University, Obama said the wide-ranging bill multitasks by helping boost jobs, innovation, research and conservation.Postal Service had $354M first-quarter lossWASHINGTON The Postal Service lost $354 million over the last three months, and officials warned that mounting losses could lead to cash flow problems for the rest of the year, the agency said Friday. The loss was far less than the $1.3 billion in the comparable quarter the previous fiscal year, but Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe continued to press Congress to give the agency more flexibility to manage its finances. The report for the financial quarter ending December 31 comes as Congress works toward fixing the agencys troubled finances. On Thursday, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee approved a bill that would end Saturday mail delivery and make permanent a temporary hike in the cost of a first-class stamp, which went from 46 to 49 cents on Jan. 26. Moodys downgrades Puerto Rico credit rating SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Puerto Ricos credit rating was dealt its second blow in a week when Moodys Investors Service announced Friday it had downgraded the U.S. territorys debt to junk status. The downgrade of two notches came just days after Standard & Poors downgraded the islands debt by one notch, prompting the local government to file new legislation aimed at shoring up the economy as it prepares to reenter the bond market this month. Moodys said Puerto Ricos government took strong and aggressive actions to control spending and reduce debt issuance, among other things, but that it remained concerned about its liquidity and ability to access the market. While some economic indicators point to a preliminary stabilization, we do not see evidence of economic growth sufficient to reverse the commonwealths negative financial trends, the agency said. Without an economic revival, the commonwealth will face difficult decisions in coming years, as its debt and pension costs rise.AA to put extra-legroom seats on US AirwaysDALLAS Since American and US Airways announced a year ago that they planned to merge, travelers have been eager to see how the airlines will resolve differences in amenities and frequent-flier programs. The airlines, which completed their merger in December, are finally hinting how theyll settle one difference. In a message to employees this week, American Airlines Group Inc. leaders said they plan to go with Americans practice of providing extra legroom with a few seats in the economy cabin, and charging passengers more to sit there. Passengers willing to pay American $16 to $159 more per flight up from $8 to $108 two years ago can get a Main Cabin Extra seat with up to six inches more legroom on most planes. The perk is free for elite members of Americans frequent-flier program. US Airways offers ChoiceSeats. Those are often window or aisle seats near the front of the economy cabin, allowing for a quicker exit after landing, but they have the same legroom as non-choice seats. American hasnt said how it will install the roomier seats on US Airways planes, which eventually will be repainted in Americans colors and logo. It could try to squeeze other rows closer together or use slimmer seats to create more space.Apple takes $14B bite of its stock via buybackNEW YORK Apple has repurchased $14billion of its stock in the two weeks after its first-quarter financial results and secondquarter revenue outlook disappointed investors. The buyback news helped lift Apples stock by more than 1percent Friday. Apple Inc. bought $12billion worth of its shares through an accelerated repurchase program and $2billion on the open market, the company confirmed. The company stepped its investments because CEO Tim Cook believed the stock had become a bargain after a recent downturn. Late Thursday, Cook said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal that the company was surprised when its stock dropped 8percent the day after its earnings report and revenue outlook. He told the newspaper he wanted to be aggressive and opportunistic. Apple has grown accustomed to being a leader in the technology sector. In the Steve Jobs era, consumers and investors alike eagerly awaited each new product announcement and have been rewarded as devices like the iPhone and iPad won accolades for innovation and pushing technology forward. But with each new innovation over the years, there have been increasingly higher expectations for the future. In the past year, Apples shares have lost some ground due to concerns about slowing growth and increasing competition.BUSINESSCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESATURDAY, FEBRUARY8, 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 AF SONDJ 1,720 1,760 1,800 S&P 500Close: 1,797.02 Change: 23.59 (1.3%) 10 DAYS 14,500 15,000 15,500 16,000 16,500 17,000 AF SONDJ 15,320 15,640 15,960 Dow Jones industrialsClose: 15,794.08 Change: 165.55 (1.1%) 10 DAYSAdvanced2393 Declined701 New Highs71 New Lows12 Vol. (in mil.)3,635 Pvs. Volume3,704 2,016 1,895 1809 757 56 34 NYSE NASD DOW 15798.5115625.5315794.08+165.55+1.06%-4.72% DOW Trans.7266.877186.827242.33+60.42+0.84%-2.14% DOW Util.504.08500.49503.85+3.51+0.70%+2.71% NYSE Comp.10061.339962.7510055.38+115.15+1.16%-3.32% NASDAQ4126.514069.934125.86+68.74+1.69%-1.21% S&P5001798.031776.011797.02+23.59+1.33%-2.78% S&P4001308.791297.021308.39+13.57+1.05%-2.54% Wilshire 500019212.1918957.0819203.91+246.83+1.30%-2.55% Russell 20001116.621104.911116.55+12.62+1.14%-4.05% HIGH LOW CLOSE CHG. %CHG. 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Most recent dividend was omitted or deferred. k Declared or paid this year, a cumulative issue with dividends in arrears. m Current annual rate, which was decreased by most recent dividend announcement. p Initial dividend, annual rate not known, yie ld not shown. r Declared or paid in preceding 12 months plus stock dividend. t Paid in stock, approximate cash value on ex-distribution date. PE Footnotes: q Stock is a closed-end fund no P/E ratio shown. cc P/E exceeds 99. dd Loss in last 12 months. Call of Duty and Skylanders fueled a big fourth quarter at the gamemaker, which topped Wall Streets profit expectations. The retailer issued a surprisingly strong profit outlook for the fourth quarter and comparable-store sales rose in January. Investors are eating up shares of the film company as The Hunger Games: Catching Fire continues to light up the box office. According to the CEO of the professional networking site there will be heavy spending on long-term projects in the year ahead. The health services organization fell short of profit expectations and its guidance for next year did not win over many investors. Investors focused on the positive in the January unemployment report Friday. Employers added a less-than-expected 113,000 jobs, but the national unemployment rate dipped to 6.6 percent. All of the major market indexes finished the week in positive territory. 70 80 90 $100 NF DJ CignaCI Close: $77.47 -7.90 or -9.3% $55.97$90.63 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 9.0m (6.4x avg.) $21.41 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 14.2 0.1% 200 220 $240 NF DJ LinkedInLNKD Close: $209.59 -13.86 or -6.2% $ 140.13 $257.56 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 11.2m (5.1x avg.) $21.33 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 698.6 ... 25 30 $35 NF DJ Lions Gate Ent.LGF Close: $33.11 1.38 or 4.3% $18.75$37.81 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 2.9m (1.4x avg.) $4.57 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 23.7 0.2% 35 40 $45 NF DJ GapGPS Close: $42.00 2.29 or 5.8% $31.19$46.56 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 11.5m (2.2x avg.) $18.86 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 15.0 1.9% 16 18 $20 NF DJ Activision BlizzardATVI Close: $19.64 2.47 or 14.4% $12.90$19.95 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 29.9m (4.1x avg.) $13.66 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 18.5 1.0% The yield on the 10-year Treasury inched down to 2.69 percent Friday. Yields affect rates on mortgages and other consumer loans.NET 1YR TREASURIES YEST PVS CHG AGO 3.25 3.25 3.25 .13 .13 .13 PRIME RATE FED FUNDS 3-month T-bill.080.07+0.01.07 6-month T-bill.080.07+0.01.11 52-wk T-bill.110.12-0.01.14 2-year T-note.310.32-0.01.25 5-year T-note1.471.52-0.05.83 10-year T-note2.692.70-0.011.96 30-year T-bond3.673.67...3.17 NET 1YR BONDS YEST PVS CHG AGO Barclays LongT-BdIdx3.443.47-0.032.75 Bond Buyer Muni Idx4.894.89...4.02 Barclays USAggregate2.352.33+0.021.90 Barclays US High Yield5.655.70-0.055.97 Moodys AAACorp Idx4.504.48+0.023.90 Barclays CompT-BdIdx1.731.75-0.021.10 Barclays US Corp3.123.11+0.012.82 YEST 6 MO AGO 1 YR AGO Commodities Crude oil briefly traded above $100 a barrel for the first time this year before settling slightly below that level Friday. 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FREE Consultation With the Dentist Senior Citizens Discount (Ask For Details) Value $ 215 EXAM, X-RAYS & CLEANING ALL INCLUSIVE IMPLANTS $ 1,995 Stocks rebound Associated PressAs comebacks go, this one was a couple of days in the making. On Friday, the U.S. stock market rebounded from a deep slump earlier in the week to muster the first positive five-day stretch after three weeks of declines. The days modest gains added to a strong finish for stocks a day earlier, enough for the Dow Jones industrial average to eke out a 0.6 percent gain for the week, while the S&P 500 index finished up 0.8 percent. Both are still down for the year. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 165.55 points, or 1.1percent, to 15,794.08. The Standard & Poors 500 rose 23.59 points, or 1.3percent, to 1,797.02. The Nasdaq composite increased 68.74 points, or 1.7percent, to 4,125.86. Expedia led the gains in the S&P 500 index, surging 14 percent after reporting that its profit and revenue jumped as hotel bookings increased. Fridays rally didnt seem likely to happen as the day got going. A widely anticipated jobs report from the Labor Department showed U.S. employers added 113,000 jobs last month, less than the average monthly gain of 194,000 in 2013. This followed Decembers tepid increase of just 75,000. The overall payroll figure disappointed markets, and index futures fell before regular stock trading began. Stocks moved higher in mid-morning trading as investors dug deeper into the details of the report, which also showed that manufacturers, construction firms and mining and drilling companies added 76,000 jobs combined, a strong showing. The market had a tough time figuring out what to do with the (jobs) number when it first came out, said J.J. Kinahan, chief strategist with TD Ameritrade. As the day went on, it just kind of discounted some of the negatives in there to say, What do we really want? We want a growing economy, and these are the jobs we got for a growing economy. The government also reported that the nations unemployment rate dipped to 6.6percent in January from 6.7percent in December. It was the lowest rate since October 2008. BusinessBRIEFS From wire reports
OPINION Page A8SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2014 Time for defensive drivingI almost couldnt believe my eyes when I saw the title of the front page article on the Jan. 29 edition of theChronicle Drivers: Why cant I drive 55? Someone was finally focused on a safe and sane 55 mph speed limit in a county where almost half of the drivers are more than 65 years old. Looking forward to a sheriffs office announcement of a new policy of enforcing the speed limit, I dove right in to the article. It started with a declaration of left-lane hogging and lack of turn signal use. Boy, this was going to be some indictment of bad driving practices and what will be done to change them. But then it took a cruel turn. The article was a complaint that the speed limit was to low on the newly completed section of C.R. 486. Oh, the disappointment. I guess Ill just have to continue to polish my defensive driving tactics. Richard M. Klotz Jr. Beverly HillsMore meaningful bills from our repsThank you Chroniclefor printing the legislative priorities for our elected officials, Jimmie T. Smith and Charlie Dean (Sunday, Feb. 2). I wonder if Im the only voter in Citrus County who thinks neither legislator has any major issue that really impacts us. For example, why arent they trying to do something to rescind the prepayments to Duke Energy? I recall Mike Fasano always being very vocal in Tallahassee about that. Id like to see both legislators take on more aggressive goals that would do something concrete to help the citizens of Citrus County. Continuing with trivia and beating up the poor isnt it. Kerry Williams Hernando Medical marijuana will be on the Florida ballot in November, which is bad news for Gov. Rick Scott and other Republican leaders who oppose any relaxation of the states backward cannabis laws. They say medical use of weed is the first step toward Colorado-style legalization, and they might be right. They say that although the proposed constitutional amendment names only nine diseases, lots of people who arent really sick will find a way to get marijuana from certain doctors. Thats probably true, too. This, after all, is the state that made pill mills a roadside tourist attraction. Who can doubt that future pot prescriptions will bear the signatures of a Dr. Cheech or a Dr. Chong? But guess what voters know that, and most dont seem worried. Theyve seen whats happened in California, where no anarchy materialized after medicinal pot was approved. Nor has the fabric of society disintegrated in the 20 other states and the District of Columbia, where similar laws are on the books. In Florida, as is true throughout the country, public surveys continue to show landslide support for medical marijuana and a majority favoring the decriminalization of small amounts for personal use. This is a thorny problem for conservative Republicans such as Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi, who are up for reelection. They now have to sally forth and crusade against a popular cause, trying to stir fear and doubts among a constituency thats heard it all before. The main force behind the medical marijuana movement is John Morgan, an Orlando trial attorney. Morgan is a major Democratic donor who is close to former governor Charlie Crist, Scotts likely opponent in November. One would assume that having medicinal pot on the ballot will draw more Democrats and independents to the polls, boosting Crists chances of beating Scott. However, the high polling popularity of the marijuana measure means lots of Republican voters like it, too. For one thing, pot really does help certain patients with glaucoma, AIDS, multiple sclerosis and other serious medical conditions that dont discriminate between liberals and conservatives. For another, marijuana isnt some exotic mystery drug whose effects are unknown; its been around so long that its embedded in our culture music, movies, television and literature. Smoking it is totally a bipartisan groove. Tallahassee is currently controlled by Republicans, but the Capitol building would be as quiet as a mausoleum if you got rid of everyone who came to work with THC in their blood. The same is true for most big workplaces. Opponents of the marijuana amendment say the wording is too loose because it allows cannabis to be prescribed for other medical conditions besides the specified diseases if the physician thinks the benefits outweigh the potential harm. Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Ricky Polston, writing for the minority in the courts 43 decision that approved the ballot item, criticized a section giving doctors immunity from prosecution for prescribing marijuana. For example, a physician, in his misguided professional opinion, could believe that the benefits of marijuana for a teething toddler would likely outweigh the risks, Polston said, and, therefore, recommend that the toddler use marijuana three times a day for six months until the teething subsided. This bizarre hypothetical assumes that the pediatrician is an incompetent psychopath, and that the parents of the toddler are knuckle-dragging morons. Thats a recurring theme of the political opposition to the medical cannabis amendment people are just too darn naive to know whats really happening. Yet on this subject most voters arent naive, and theyve got a fair idea whats coming. Of course the law will make marijuana more accessible. Of course many perfectly healthy people will try to obtain prescriptions, and of course some doctors will oblige. Of course there will be some abuse, as there is with alcohol and prescription drugs. And, of course, because its Florida, the licensing and regulation of medicinal cannabis facilities will be haphazard, bumbling and occasionally corrupt. Big, big money is at stake for the state as well as for the growers. Theres one huge difference between the phony pain clinics that once proliferated here and the marijuana dispensaries that will open if 60 percent of voters approve: Pill mills, which cater to addicts and street dealers, kill lots people. Pot dispensaries dont. Theres a political risk if Scott, Bondi and the others fight too hard against marijuana reforms. Public sentiment is strongly against them, and their scare tactics could backfire in November. Its better to be downwind from Willie Nelsons bus than to get run over by it.Carl Hiaasen is a columnist for the Miami Herald. Readers may write to him at: 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, FL 33132. The state is never so efficient as when it wants money.Anthony Burgess, 1990 Dr. Cheech called your prescription is ready 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 POLITICS AND PRACTICALITY Tax break for storm supplies worth weighing With election season looming and the tax cuts mantra echoing through the halls of the Capitol, Gov. Rick Scotts recommendation that there be a tax-free holiday for the purchase of hurricane supplies has both a political and practical feel about it. Seeing the past successes of the back-to-school tax-free holidays, the new proposal could build on a popular concept. The governor projects the hurricane supply tax holiday could account for about $20 million of the nearly $600 million in tax decreases hes aiming for in the upcoming legislative session. While thats a hefty sum, to put things in perspective, Gov. Scotts proposed budget is more than $74 billion. Itll be up to the Legislature whether the hurricane supply tax holiday flies or not. In seeking re-election, theres no doubt Gov. Scott is identifying legislation that could boost his popularity among voters. Thats just the game of politics. Regardless, the initiative could lead to more Floridians taking hurricane preparedness seriously. Not surprisingly, when people go shopping for certain taxfree items, they end up buying other taxable products, providing revenue to businesses and, via taxes, the state. As presented, the exemption would apply to specific items with caps on the dollar amounts. For example, the tax-free status would be capped at $20 for flashlights and $30 for batteries. While theres no doubt the proposal is good-old feel-good political posturing, you really cant knock hurricane preparedness. The calm hurricane seasons in recent years undoubtedly have created complacency among many. If this measure can help safeguard the public, trim taxes and stimulate business, it warrants consideration regardless of who voters favor in the next gubernatorial election. THE ISSUE:Proposed hurricane supply tax holiday.OUR OPINION:Politics aside, concept could prove popular. 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. 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 .LETTERSto the Editor Save money on gasI saw a Citrus County policeman yesterday getting gas at a local station and I have seen fire trucks getting gas or diesel at local stations and I wonder why we didnt have a gas and fuel depot for our police and fire. Wed save a fortune that way. Editors note: We posed your statement to the county, and this was spokeswoman Tobey Phillips response: According to our Fleet Department, it is more cost effective to buy fuel at the local convenience stations than using our bulk fuel station in Lecanto.Be wary of cansThis is about the dangers of cans. My friend was at a barbecue and he popped a top on a can and he didnt see a wasp had gone down inside the can. And his wife, after seeing him in distress, drove him to the hospital, but he never made it. He died before he got there. His throat swelled up. Also, I popped a top on a clear soda drink and I poured it into a glass and there was a big daddy long-leg spider inside. So just wanted to say that. You be careful Lawyers get in the wayThe people dont care how you execute people that are on death row. What they care about is it taking 20 years and millions of dollars to these lawyers who seem to always be in trouble. Look at Citrus Memorial. Look at anything. Lawyers get in the way of progress. They should have 30 days to make their case 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 Carl HiaasenOTHER VOICES Hot Corner: HOSPITAL Pony up, Mr. GrantThis is Jan. 28 and Im looking at the paper right now, the Chronicle (Page A10), and it says: Look for a cheaper option, guys. Cut it out with the gravy train already. Well, all I have to say on that issue is, you need to tell that attorney, (Bill) Grant, let him pay for the $30,000 or $40,000 that they want a month for that new CEO for the hospital. I think its ridiculous.Beaty is flying highThis Sound Off is in relation to the hospital activities. The CEO of American Airlines is just reported to make an annual salary of $700,000 for next year and Citrus County Board and Foundation is giving Mr. (Ryan) Beaty a severance package of $670,000 a year. Something is a tilt in the hospital system. Get HCA involvedTo the board of directors of Citrus Memorial hospital: Why not hire or appoint an executive from HCA to act as an interim CEO? It would get a head start on the proposed takeover and perhaps in taxpayers funds.Hold them accountableThe editorial today on, lets see, Jan. 28, is the best that the Chronicle has ever written. Its perfect. Enough is enough of all this spending money and waste in the hospital battle. Every one of those board members should be fined $1million each and see how they like it. Just because were taxpayers and we have to pay our fine, they should have to pay their fines, too, for a stupid job and erratic behavior. ... They should be held accountable for the money they spent.
Arrests Willie Rogers, 59, of West Mango Lane, Crystal River, at 8:50 a.m. Feb. 6 on a misdemeanor charge of battery. According to his arrest affidavit, Rogers is accused of striking a victim multiple times in the face. A verbal dispute inside a home reportedly became physical when the victim confronted Rogers about raising his voice to another person in the home. Bond $500. Paul Schaffer III, 46, of Floral City, at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 6 on a felony charge of grand theft. According to his arrest affidavit, Schaffer is accused of stealing a laptop, a laptop bag and its miscellaneous contents from a family member. Bond $2,000. Jeffery Ouellette, 46, of East Watson Street, Inverness, at 10:12 a.m. Feb. 6 on an active warrant for two counts of felony violation of probation stemming from original charges of burglary to a structure and false verification of ownership. James Marino, 24, at 10:45 a.m. Feb. 6 on felony charges of dealing in stolen property and grand theft. According to his arrest affidavit, Marino is accused of stealing a riding lawn mower then attempting to sell it to a local pawn shop. Bond $7,000. Steven Netro-Davis, 21, of South Happy Drive, Homosassa, at 11:09 a.m. Feb. 6 on an active warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from original charges of five counts of burglary to a conveyance and three counts of grand theft. Dominque Russo, 28, and Falynn Arslan, 26, of Inverness at 12:45 p.m. Feb. 6 on charges of felony retail theft. According to their arrest affidavits, Russo and Arslan are accused of being accomplices to Teresa Montag, who was arrested on Feb. 4 for felony retail theft for stealing computers from two different Citrus County Walmarts. Montag reportedly paid Russo and Arslan in cigarettes and money to provide transportation for the thefts. Russo and Arslan were both released on their own recognizance.Citrus County Sheriffs OfficeBurglaries A vehicle burglary was reported at 6:41 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, in the 3900 block of N. Buckhorn Drive, Beverly Hills. A commercial burglary was reported at 7:39 a.m. Feb. 6 in the 1800 block of W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Lecanto. A residential burglary was reported at 8:34 a.m. Feb. 6 in the 6100 block of W. Appomattox Lane, Homosassa. A commercial burglary was reported at 9:14 a.m. Feb. 6 in the 8600 block of N. Golfview Drive, Dunnellon. A residential burglary was reported at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 6 in the 7000 block of S. Threshold Point, Homosassa.Thefts A petit theft was reported at 10:49 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, in the 1900 block of N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. A grand theft was reported at 11:26 a.m. Feb. 6 in the 1800 block of N.W. U.S. 19, Crystal River. A grand theft was reported at 1:33 p.m. Feb. 6 in the 8400 block of W. Periwinkle Lane, Homosassa. had been used numerous times at several county locations that far exceeded the use of the department, the report states. The countys inquiry noted that Emmanuels worker identification number and that of another workers were used in the fuel purchases. McIntyre interviewed Emmanuel, who agreed to answer questions after receiving her Miranda rights, the report states. Emmanuel said that employees using the fuel card would use either her identification number or the other workers. She said she never used the Wright Express card to fuel her own vehicle or anyone elses vehicle not owned by the county. McIntyre said he viewed surveillance videos at two county gasoline stations and matched their date and time with the Wright Express records. One station showed fuel purchased on the card by Emmanuels son and the other station across from the county-owned Holder Community Center showed Emmanuel fueling her own Chrysler van. In all, Emmanuel is accused of illegally charging about $9,000 on the Wright Express card and improperly signing the coworkers identification number to some of the purchases, sheriffs spokeswoman Heather Yates said. Wright Express cards are issued only to employees who drive vehicles or operate county machinery. County Administrator Brad Thorpe said in a statement that the county is reviewing its policies to prevent a similar occurrence.LOCAL/STATECITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESATURDAY, FEBRUARY8, 2014 A9 GREEK FESTIVAL VENDOR EXPO 2014 FREE PARKING RAIN OR SHINE Delicious Greek Dinners Greek Music & Daily Door Prizes Specialty Merchandise Vendors Greek Pastries, Desserts & Coffee Shoppe Greek Gyros & Grilled Specialties Feb. 21, 22 & 23 Indoor Dinners & Outside Grille Friday & Saturday 11a.m. 8p.m. Sunday 11a.m. 5p.m. ADMISSION $1.00 DONATION Presented by: Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church 4705 W. 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Officers Robert Holmes and Dawn Valentine of the Jacksonville Sheriffs Office said Friday they found 17-year-old Jordan Davis slumped against another young man in the backseat of the SUV. Holmes said blood was coming out of the back of the teen from Marietta, Ga. Forty-seven-year-old Michael Dunn is on trial for Davis death. He is pleading not guilty and said he shot Davis in self-defense.No early voting center in UF student unionGAINESVILLE State elections officials have nixed a request to put an early voting site in a University of Florida student union building. The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida on Friday said the decision by the Secretary of States office to reject the request from the City of Gainesville is intended to make it harder for students to vote in the upcoming 2014 election. It is the latest criticism of Gov. Rick Scotts administration on an early-voting issue. 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Associated PressBANGUI, Central African Republic Thousands of Muslims climbed aboard trucks protected by heavily armed Chadian soldiers in a mass exodus Friday from the capital of Central African Republic. Their flight follows months of escalating attacks on anyone perceived as supporting a now-defunct Muslim rebel government blamed for scores of atrocities during its rule of this predominantly Christian country. In The Hague, Netherlands, the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court announced a preliminary investigation into potential war crimes or crimes against humanity in Central African Republic, saying the crisis has gone from bad to worse since September. Along the streets of Bangui, crowds of Christians gathered to cheer the convoys departure for the neighboring country of Chad, which is mostly Muslim. It was an acrid farewell to their Muslim neighbors who had in some cases lived alongside Christians for generations here and have few ties to Chad. The dangers for those who stayed behind were clear: One man who tumbled from the precariously overloaded trucks was brutally slain, witnesses said. He didnt even have the time to fall he landed into the hands of the angry mob who then lynched him at the scene, said Armando Yanguendji, a resident of the Gobongo district who witnessed the horror. Another truck in the same neighborhood escaped attack from Christian militiamen only when Burundian peacekeepers fired into the air to disperse the crowd trying to assault the convoy, he said. Some trucks broke down even before they could leave Bangui on Friday and had to be abandoned. The passengers jumped aboard other trucks, facing constant jeering, threats and stone-throwing from the spectators. The Christians say the Muslims must go back where they came from thats why we are going home, said Osmani Benui as she fled Bangui. We couldnt stay here because we had no protection. They did have protection as they departed. Chadian special forces went along as well as Seleka rebels in cars, armed with pistols and AK-47s. The convoy of some 500 cars, trucks and motorcycles strained under the weight of peoples belongings. The aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres, or Doctors Without Borders, said Friday that tens of thousands of Muslims have now fled to Chad and Cameroon. The U.N. refugee agency said that almost 9,000 people have fled to Cameroon in the past 10 days, bringing the number of refugees in Cameroon to 22,000 since current began. It really is a horrific situation. All over Bangui, entire Muslim neighborhoods are being destroyed and emptied, said Peter Bouckaert, emergencies director for Human Rights Watch, who has gotten trapped Muslims to safety under the guard of peacekeepers. Their buildings are being destroyed and being taken apart, brick by brick, roof by roof, to wipe out any sign of their once existence in this country, he added. But the dangers are not limited to the capital. Entire communities remain trapped in parts of northwest Central African Republic, according to the Medecins Sans Frontieres statement. A Muslim community of more than 8,000 people in Bouar remains effectively imprisoned, unable to flee the violence. Relief Associated PressUmbrellas were put to good use Friday as showers swept through Sacramento, Calif. California is getting some drought relief as a storm system the likes of which, forecasters say, the region has not seen in more than a year. Woman charged with kidnapping TOWN OF BELOIT, Wis. Federal prosecutors charged a Denver woman on Friday with kidnapping her half-sisters newborn boy from a Wisconsin home hours after police discovered the infant in a storage crate outside an Iowa gas station, alive and well in single-digit weather. Kristen Smith faces life in prison if shes convicted of kidnapping Kayden Powell, whos nearly a week old. The newborns parents reported him missing from the Town of Beloit home in southern Wisconsin where the family was staying early Thursday morning. According to an affidavit accompanying the kidnapping charge, Smith is the mothers half-sister and had come to visit the family in Wisconsin. She left the home early Thursday morning. Several hours later the newborns mother reported the baby missing.Calif. pushes for phone kill switchSAN FRANCISCO Legislation unveiled Friday in California would require smartphones and other mobile devices to have a kill switch to render them inoperable if lost or stolen a move that could be the first of its kind in the country. State Sen. Mark Leno, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon and other elected and law enforcement officials said the bill, if passed, would require mobile devices sold in or shipped to California to have the anti-theft devices starting next year. The CTIA-The Wireless Association, a trade group for wireless providers, says a permanent kill switch has serious risks, including potential vulnerability to hackers who could disable mobile devices and lock out not only individuals phones but also phones used by entities such as the Department of Defense, Homeland Security and law enforcement agencies. The association has been working on a national stolen phone database that launched in November to remove any market for stolen smartphones.Winter storm blasts NorthwestPORTLAND, Ore. Northwest residents are absorbing the second blow of a 1-2 winter punch by taking a snow day and keeping their cars in the garage. In downtown Portland, streets coated with a thin layer of packed snow were nearly traffic-free before the first flurries fell Friday. Office buildings generally packed with workers were quiet, and shops closed early or didnt open at all. It was a similar scene throughout western Oregon and southwest Washington as the region awaited and then received its second winter storm in two days. From wire reports Nation BRIEFS NATION& WORLD Page A10SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Bottled Associated PressThis January 2014 photo released by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution on Cape Cod, Mass., shows a glass bottle that had contained a message from the institution, which was recovered on Sable Island, Nova Scotia, by biologist Warren N. Joyce of Canadas Department of Fisheries and Oceans. The bottle was among thousands dumped in the Atlantic Ocean between 1956 and 1972 as part of a program by Woods Hole oceanographer Dean Bumpus to study surface and bottom currents. About 10 percent of the 300,000 drift bottles have been found over the years. Cypriots to restart talksNICOSIA, Cyprus Efforts to reunify the ethnically divided Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus will recommence next week after rival Greek and Turkish Cypriots agreed to a new round of talks. In a brief statement Friday, the breakaway Turkish Cypriots said renewed talks became possible after both sides agreed on text of a joint declaration outlining the main principles that will guide a future accord. The statement said a first meeting between the leaders is planned for the beginning of next week. Cyprus was divided in 1974 when Turkey invaded after a coup by supporters of union with Greece.Israel ex-PM recalls 2008 talks JERUSALEM Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Friday that if talks he held with Palestinians in 2008 had produced a peace deal, it would have forced tens of thousands of Jewish settlers to leave their homes in the West Bank. If a deal had been reached at the time, it would also not have included an Israeli presence in the Jordan Valley, Olmert said. The Palestinians want their state to include the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem, territories Israel captured from Jordan in the 1967 war. In an interview with Channel 2 TV, Olmert said that in his opinion, a deal in 2008 would have made about 80,000 settlers leave their homes. Asked if Israel would be able to evacuate 80,000 settlers today, Olmert said: I have no doubt that it is possible. World BRIEFS From wire reports Syrian civilians evacuated Associated PressBEIRUT Dozens of children and women along with elderly people in wheelchairs were evacuated Friday from besieged neighborhoods of Syrias battleground city of Homs under a deal between the warring sides that included a three-day cease-fire. The rare truce in Homs, which will also allow the entrance of aid convoys, may help build some confidence ahead of a second round of peace talks between the opposition and the government of President Bashar Assad, scheduled to begin in Geneva next week. By nightfall, about 80 civilians were brought out of the city, many of them appearing frail and exhausted. Residents have endured a crushing blockade and severe food shortages for more than a year. U.N. mediator Lakhdar Brahimi had pushed for aid for the estimated 2,500 civilians trapped in the ancient, rebel-held quarters known as Old Homs as a confidence-building measure during the first face-toface meetings in Geneva last month. The talks were adjourned until Feb. 10 with no tangible progress, as the Syrian government accused the opposition of capitalizing on human suffering in Homs to score points with the international community. There have been few cease-fires during the course of Syrias nearly 3year-old conflict. Over the past year, several temporary truces were negotiated to allow for the evacuation of civilians and the delivery of food parcels in and around Damascus. Muslims forced out Associated PressAt PK12, the last checkpoint at the exit of t Bangui, thousands of Muslim residents from Bangui and Mbaiki flee the Central African Republic in a mass exodus Friday using cars, pickups, trucks, lorries and motorcycles, escorted by Chadian troops. Tit-for-tat violence killed more than 1,000 people in Bangui alone in a matter of days in December. An untold number have died in the weeks that followed, with most of the attacks in Bangui targeting Muslims. Christians cheer, kill as convoy leaves Central African city Reports: NSA gets less than 30 pct. of phone data Associated PressWASHINGTON The National Security Agency collects less than 30 percent of calling data from Americans despite the agencys massive daily efforts to sweep up the bulk of U.S. phone records, two U.S. newspapers reported Friday. Citing anonymous officials and sources, The Washington Post andThe Wall Street Journalboth said the NSAs phone data collection has had a steep drop-off since 2006. According to the newspapers, the government has been unable to keep pace since then with a national surge in cellphone usage and dwindling landline use by American consumers. The Postsaid the NSA takes in less than 30 percent of all call data; the Journalsaid it is about or less than 20 percent. In either case, the figures are far below the amount of phone data collected in 2006, when the government extracted nearly all of U.S. calling records, both newspapers reported. NSA officials intend to press for court authorization to broaden their coverage of cellphone providers to return the government to neartotal coverage of Americans calling data, the newspapers said. The lowered estimates for the sweep of government surveillance would be significant because federal judges, members of government task forces and media accounts based on documents provided by NSA leaker Edward Snowden have all described the NSAs bulk metadata collection as sweeping in millions of records from American phone users. Lowered estimates could be cited by officials to alleviate privacy and civil liberties fears, but they could also raise questions about the governments rationale for the program that the NSAs use of all Americans phone records are critical in preventing potential terrorist plots. National security officials have said that the collection of bulk data is essential to national security because it provides a massive pool of calling records and other metadata that NSA analysts can quickly search to pinpoint calling patterns showing evidence of potential terror threats. Critics have pressed efforts to end the bulk phone data sweeps, and two panels of experts have urged President Barack Obama to end the program because they see little counter-terrorism advantages and say the program intrudes on personal liberties. Associated PressMen sitting on a bus pose for a photograph Friday as they evacuate the battleground city of Homs, Syria.
NBA, NHL/ B2 College basketball/ B2 Scoreboard/B3 Sports briefs/ B3 Golf, baseball/B4 Adult sports/B4 Auto racing/B5 Olympics/ B6 Last-second dunk propels Magic over Thunder./ B2 SPORTSSection BSATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE 000HBTG Panthers sweep boys, girls tennis from CR Lecanto drops just two of 14 total matchesJAMESBLEVINS CorrespondentLECANTO The 2014 prep tennis season did not start out on the right foot for the Lecanto Panthers earlier this week when both boys and girls squads lost to district rival Forest on Feb. 6 in their season opener. But, at the Lecanto High School courts Friday afternoon against the visiting Crystal River Pirates, things got back on track for Panthers tennis. Both teams braved the chilly weather for an intra-county matchup that saw the Panther girls team blank the Pirates 7-0, while the Panther boys won handily, 5-2. Played really well today (after) losing a tough match earlier in the week to a really strong Forest team, Lecanto boys head coach Jack Hall said. It was good to see them bounce back and play well. Two-timeChroniclePlayer of the Year Rishi Gurnani led the Panther charge with a 6-0, 6-0 straight-set decision over the Pirates Ryan Johnson in the No. 1 singles match. Lecantos No. 2 singles player Sam Alford made similar work of Crystal Rivers Ben Epstein 6-0, 6-0. A bit of a battle ensued in the No. 3 singles match. Dhruv Patel held on for the Panthers winning 6-2, 6-1 over the challenging Pirate Matt White. The battles continued at No. 4 singles as Crystal Rivers Deven Reed held on to win the only singles bout of the day for the Pirates. Reed won 6-4, 5-7, 10-8 in a three-set tiebreaker over Lecantos Marshall King. In the No. 5 singles match, Lecantos Chris Kaufman defeated Crystal Rivers Ryan Grant 6-1, 6-2. The doubles matches were split between the two boys teams as the No. 1 team of Gurnani and Alford made short work of Crystal Rivers Johnson and Andrew Allen winning 8-0 in a pro-set. Crystal Rivers It was good to see them bounce back and play well.Jack HallLecanto boys tennis coach said of his teams play against Crystal River on Friday. Last-gasp shot no good for Warriors Canes edge Tigers 69-63 to claim District 5A-6 titleSEANARNOLD CorrespondentCRYSTAL RIVER If you focus on Citrus talented core of players and impressive record, you might overlook the struggle its endured for its successes this year. In Fridays District 5A-6 championship game, three days after the Hurricanes narrowly knocked off Lecanto, Dunnellon made sure CHS would have to, once again, earn its accolades. Without fouled-out team leader Devin Pryor for the final 4:37 of play, the Canes played even with the Tigers for the second half in holding on for a thrilling 69-63 boys basketball victory in the Crystal River High School gym. With the win, Citrus won back-to-back district titles for the first time since 2002-03, and earns itself a home game against District 5A-5 runnerup Lake Weir for Thursdays regional quarterfinal round. It initially appeared the second-seeded Canes (25-2) would have an easier time with Dunnellon (16-10), which split with Citrus in the regular season and won the coin toss for the top seed. Mostly without junior Sam Franklin, who sat out the opening quarter over disciplinary reasons stemming from Tuesdays 64-62 semifinal win, Citrus jumped to a 30-14 advantage midway into the second quarter, behind a trio of 3s by Pryor and 12 early points and five steals by junior Desmond Franklin. But with some shortpossession misses by Citrus and a couple of 3-pointers from junior Desmond Frazier and sophomore Darion Baker, the Tigers cut the lead to 34-30 with 22 seconds remaining in the half. As can happen, CHS head coach Tom Densmore said, the lead went away really fast. We just had to gather ourselves at halftime and say were still up six and the second quarters behind us. It was hard to get breathing room. Dunnellon MATT PFIFFNER /ChronicleCitrus senior point guard Devin Pryor scores over Darion Baker of Dunnellon in the fourth quarter of Friday nights District 5A-6 championship game at Crystal River High School. The Hurricanes defeated the Tigers 69-63 and will host District 5A-5 runnerup Lake Weir on Thursday at Citrus High School. SRCS boys basketball edged 68-67 by Saints ChronicleDown one point with 1.3 seconds left, the Seven Rivers Christian boys basketball team got the ball into the hands of its best player and were able to get a shot off. Unfortunately for the Warriors, that attempt glanced off the front of the rim and clinched defeat for the squad. Adam Gages 20-footer with no time left couldnt find the mark, and No. 3 seed Seven Rivers suffered a 68-67 loss to second-seeded Ocala St. John Lutheran in the District 2A-3 tournament semifinals on Friday night at The Rock in Gainesville. The missed final shot withstanding, Gage did everything in his power to make sure his Warriors had a chance at the end of regulation. The 6-foot-3 senior guard posted 36 points, 12 rebounds and five assists. As a coach and a former player, you just want that kid to leave the court on a very high note, Seven Rivers coach Jim Ervin said, and thats what he did (with his play) tonight. Warriors junior guard Cory Weiand also had a stellar effort with 23 points for Seven Rivers. Ervin lauded several of his charges effort against the Saints. (Adam) and the Weiand boy both played outstanding, you cant say enough about them, Ervin said. Roy Finney had an outstanding year for us as well as a senior. Still, Ervin acknowledged the graduation of Gage one of the best players to ever take the court for the Warriors will be tough to replace. Its going to be a huge loss for the program, as a player and as an individual, said Ervin of Gage. It was one of those nights where early, he didnt hit a lot of shots but as the game wore on, he really stepped up. Seven Rivers season ends at 7-14 overall. See MOUNTAIN/ Page B3 See PANTHERS/ Page B3
B2SATURDAY, FEBRUARY8, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESPORTS Rangers beat Penguins 4-3 in shootout Panthers lose again entering Olympic break Associated PressPITTSBURGH Brad Richards and Mats Zuccarello scored in a shootout, and the New York Rangers beat Pittsburgh 4-3 on Friday night to hand the Penguins a rare loss in the tiebreaker. Benoit Pouliot scored twice in regulation for the Rangers, who bounced back from a home loss to Edmonton the night before and won for the fifth time in six games. The Penguins had won all four of their previous shootouts this season and 14 of their past 15 overall. Zuccarello, the second New York shooter in the tiebreaker, tucked a backhand under the pads of Marc-Andre Fleury who had not allowed a shootout goal all season. Evgeni Malkin beat Henrik Lundqvist to extend the game before Richards flipped a shot past Fleury to end it.Hurricanes 5, Panthers 1RALEIGH, N.C. Riley Nash and Alexander Semin scored 87 seconds apart early in the Carolina Hurricanes 5-1 rout of the Florida Panthers. Brett Bellemore, Jiri Tlusty and Andrej Sekera also scored, and Jeff Skinner had two assists to help the Hurricanes win their seventh in 10 games. Eric Staal set the club record for career shots on goal, passing Hall of Famer Ron Francis late in the second period. Staal finished with four shots, giving him 2,542. Anton Khudobin stopped 34 shots in his 16th straight appearance for Carolina. Nick Bjugstad scored for Florida, which enters the Olympic break having lost five of six. Tim Thomas stopped just 10 of the 14 shots he faced. He was pulled with 15:24 left in the second after Tlusty tapped in a rebound to make it 4-1.Devils 2, Oilers 1, OTNEWARK, N.J. Devils defenseman John Merrill scored his first NHL goal 2:34 into overtime, and New Jersey defeated the Edmonton Oilers 2-1. Cory Schneider made 19 saves and Andrei Loktionov scored in regulation as the Devils snapped a twogame skid. Taylor Hall had the goal for the Oilers, who lost for only the second time in seven games (5-1-1). Ilya Bryzgalov made 22 saves for Edmonton, which was playing its final game before the Olympic break. New Jersey had blown leads late in the third period of its last three games. In the past two, Nashville and Colorado tied the score after pulling their goalies for an extra skater. This time, Adam Henrique and Michael Ryder won a battle in the corner during overtime, and Ryder found Merrill all alone for a shot from above the left circle. Associated PressNew Yorks Benoit Pouliot (67) gets the puck past Pittsburgh goalie Marc-Andre Fleury for a goal Friday while being checked by Penguins Rob Scuderi (4) and Chris Kunitz (14) during the first period in Pittsburgh. The Rangers won in a shootout. Magic slam Thunder Harris dunk gives Orlando 103-102 win over OKC Associated PressORLANDO Tobias Harris slammed home a fast-break pass from Maurice Harkless at the buzzer to give the Orlando Magic a 103-102 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night. With the Thunder leading 102-101 in the closing seconds, Kevin Durant missed a jumper to set up the last-second play, which was reviewed by officials and upheld. Harris led the Magic with 18 points, followed by Arron Afflalo with 16. Orlandos bench outscored the Oklahoma Citys 36-23. The win gives the Magic their first four-game home winning streak in two years. It also snaps the Thunders five-game series win streak. Durant led the Thunder with 29 points and 12 assists. Serge Ibaka added 26 points. The loss was just the second in 14 games for Oklahoma City.Lakers 112, 76ers 98PHILADELPHIA Steve Nash scored a season-high 19 points and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 112-98. Wesley Johnson and Chris Kaman each scored 17 and six Lakers finished with doubledigit points. Tony Wroten scored 16 and Evan Turner and Spencer Hawes each had 15 for Philadelphia, which lost its fifth straight game, seventh in a row at home and 15th of 18 overall. The Lakers won their second straight game after losing seven in a row. A pair of once-proud franchises that last met in the NBA Finals in 2001, both teams are headed for the draft lottery this season. The Sixers own the leagues third-worst record while the Lakers came in tied for seventh-worst.Cavaliers 115, Wizards 113WASHINGTON Dion Waiters scored 24 points and Kyrie Irving had 23 points and tied a career high with 12 assists as the Cleveland Cavaliers broke their six-game skid with a 115-113 win over the Washington Wizards. The Cavaliers played without their second leading scorer, Luol Deng, who was out with flu-like symptoms. IIrving missed Fridays shootaround because of illness, but managed to hit all 13 free throws he attempted. John Wall led Washington with 32 points and 10 assists. The Wizards trailed by 14 early in the fourth quarter. Wall led a late charge with nine points in the games last two minutes. Martell Webster the second of two late 3-pointers with 2.9 seconds to go to cut the lead to 115-113.Knicks 117, Nuggets 90NEW YORK Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points in three quarters, then watched from the bench as the New York Knicks run away from his old team in the fourth for a 117-90 victory over the Denver Nuggets. J.R. Smith added 10 of his 13 points in the fourth. He also threw the pass of the game during the decisive spurt when he went behind the back to Jeremy Tyler, who scored while being fouled. Amare Stoudemire finished with 17 points for the Knicks, who snapped a three-game losing streak. Tyler had 12 points and 11 rebounds as the Knicks shot 56.5 percent from the field, one of their best performances of the season.Pistons 111, Nets 95AUBURN HILLS, Mich. Andre Drummond had 15 points and 21 assists, Brandon Jennings narrowly missed a triple-double and the Detroit Pistons beat the Brooklyn Nets 111-95. Jennings finished with 26 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists as Detroit had six players in double figures. With the Nets resting Kevin Garnett, the starting lineup struggled badly, combining for just 42 points. Jason Terrys 18 off the bench helped Brooklyn rally late. With Garnett on the bench, the Nets had no answer for Detroit inside. When the Pistons werent feeding Drummond, Josh Smith and Greg Monroe in the post, Rodney Stuckey and Jennings were driving to the basket with ease. Smith finished with 23 points and Drummond and Kyle Singler had 16 apiece. Joe Johnson added 16 for the Nets.Celtics 99, Kings 89BOSTON Jared Sullinger scored a career-high 31 points and added 16 rebounds and the Boston Celtics went on a 15-0 fourth-quarter run for a 99-89 victory over the Sacramento Kings and their longest winning streak in more than two months. Jerryd Bayless scored 19 points and Jeff Green added 17 for the Celtics, who won their third straight game for the first time since Dec. 3-8. And they did it without their starting backcourt. Rajon Rondo (soreness) and Avery Bradley (ankle) both sat out, allowing Bayless and rookie Phil Pressey to run the offense. DeMarcus Cousins had 31 points and 16 rebounds for the Kings, who had won two straight. Isaiah Thomas had 24 points for Sacramento, and Derrick Williams had 11 points and 12 boards.Pacers 118, Trail Blazers 113INDIANAPOLIS George Hill had a career-high 37 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 118-113 overtime victory over the Portland Trail Blazers. David West scored a season-high 30 points and had 10 rebounds and Paul Geoege added 17 points for the Pacers (39-10), who have won 5 of 6 games. Damian Lillard had 38 points and 11 assists and LaMarcus Aldridge had 22 points for the Trail Blazers (35-15). George converted a steal into the go-ahead dunk with 3:48 left in ovetime, putting the Pacers ahead 107-105. West dunked with 1:37 left to make it 111-107.Mavericks 103, Jazz 81DALLAS Monta Ellis scored 22 points and the Dallas Mavericks matched a season high with their fourth consecutive victory, 103-81 over the last-place Utah Jazz. All-Star forward Dirk Nowitzki had 20 points while playing only 26 1/2 minutes for the Mavericks, who moved a season-best nine games over. 500 at 30-21. It is only the second time they have been that far above the break-even mark since their 2010-11 NBA championship season. Even with Utah at full strength, putting its best lineup on the floor and Marvin Williams making four 3-pointers in the games first 6 minutes, the Jazz lost their fourth game in a row. Associated PressOrlandos Tobias Harris dunks the ball in front of Oklahoma Citys Reggie Jackson at the buzzer Friday to win 103-102 in Orlando. Mens Top 25 No. 6 Villanova 70, Seton Hall 53VILLANOVA, Pa. James Bell scored 20 points and JayVaughn Pinkston had 19 to lead No. 6 Villanova to its fifth straight victory, 70-53 over Seton Hall on Friday night. Villanova coach Jay Wright reached 400 career victories. He has won 278 games at Villanova (278146; 2001-present) after going 122-85 at Hofstra (1994-2001). Wright has led his teams to 10 NCAA tournaments and took the Wildcats to the 2009 Final Four. The Wildcats (21-2, 9-1 Big East) are perennial Big East contenders and this seasons team is his best team since Wright and Rollie Massimino both have nine 20-win seasons at Villanova, though Daddy Mass has the one win that really matters, the 1985 national championship over Georgetown.No. 12 Creighton 78, DePaul 66OMAHA, Neb. Doug McDermott scored 32 points 11 during a 14-2 run after DePaul pulled within a point in the second half and No. 12 Creighton beat the Blue Demons 78-66. The Bluejays (19-3, 9-1 Big East) have won 14 of their last 15 games. DePaul (10-14, 2-9) has lost six in a row. DePaul trailed by 14 in the first half, but closed to 59-58 after dominating the boards early in the second half. McDermott was 9 of 21 from the field and made 13 of 14 free throws, including 9 of 10 in the last 7 minutes as the Bluejays pulled away. Austin Chatman added 11 points for the Bluejays. McDermott grabbed nine rebounds to go over 1,000 for his career. Brandon Young had 16 points and Forrest Robinson added 11 for the Blue Demons.Womens Top 25 No. 3 Stanford 77, Washington St. 69PULLMAN, Wash. Chiney Ogwumike had 36 points and 17 rebounds and No. 3 Stanford beat Washington State 77-69 on Friday night to improve to 56-0 against the Cougars. Taylor Greenfield and Amber Orrange scored 11 points each for the Cardinal. Stanford (22-1, 11-0 Pac-12) has won 21 straight games since losing to No. 1 Connecticut. Lia Galderia and Tia Presley each scored 21 points for Washington State (12-11, 6-5). The Cougars have lost five of their past six games after a 5-0 start to conference play.From wire reports COLLEGE HOOPS BRIEFS
SCOREBOARDCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS AUTO RACING 11 p.m. (ESPN2) NHRA Circle K Winternationals qualifying (Same-day Tape) MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 11 a.m. (ESPNU) Morehead State at Eastern Kentucky 12 p.m. (CW) North Carolina at Notre Dame 12 p.m. (ESPN, WYKE 104.3 FM) Alabama at Florida 12 p.m. (FSNFL) Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh 1 p.m. (CBS) Butler at Georgetown 1 p.m. (ESPN2) Cleveland State at Wright State 1 p.m. (ESPNU) Nebraska at Northwestern 1:30 p.m. (MNT) Kentucky at Mississippi State 2 p.m. (ESPN) Michigan at Iowa 2 p.m. (FSNFL) North Carolina State at Miami 3 p.m. (ESPN2) Florida State at Maryland 3 p.m. (ESPNU) South Carolina at Tennessee 3 p.m. (FS1) Providence at Xavier 4 p.m. (MNT) Arkansas at Vanderbilt 4 p.m. (ESPN) West Virginia at Kansas 5 p.m. (ESPN2) St. Louis at La Salle 5 p.m. (FS1) Oregon at Arizona State 5 p.m. (FSNFL) Missouri at Mississippi 6 p.m. (ESPN) Duke at Boston College 7 p.m. (ESPN2) Baylor at Oklahoma 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU) Cincinnati at Southern Methodist 9 p.m. (ESPN) Gonzaga at Memphis 9 p.m. (ESPN2) Wichita State at Northern Iowa 9:30 p.m. (ESPNU) Oklahoma State at Texas Tech 3:30 a.m. (ESPNU) West Virginia at Kansas (Same-day Tape) WOMENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 12:30 p.m. (FS1) Providence at St. Johns 1 p.m. (SUN) Texas Tech at Texas Christian 3 p.m. (SUN) Old Dominion at North Texas NBA 7:30 p.m. (NBA) Denver Nuggets at Detroit Pistons 9 p.m. (SUN) Miami Heat at Utah Jazz GOLF 5:30 a.m. (GOLF) European PGA Tour: Joburg Open, Third Round 1 p.m. (GOLF) PGA Tour: AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, Third Round 3 p.m. (CBS) PGA Tour: AT&T Pebble Beach National ProAm, Third Round 3 p.m. (GOLF) Champions Tour: Allianz Championship, Second Round GYMNASTICS 12 p.m. (SUN) Kentucky at Georgia (Taped) NHL 1 p.m. (NHL) New York Rangers vs. New Jersey Devils (Taped) 3 p.m. (NHL) Anaheim Ducks vs. Los Angeles Kings (Taped) 7 p.m. (NHL) Detroit Red Wings at Tampa Bay Lightning COLLEGE HOCKEY 5 p.m. (ESPNU) Michigan at Penn State 8 p.m. (NBCSPT) Maine at Notre Dame MOTORCYCLE RACING 10:30 p.m. (FS1) Monster Energy Supercross: San Diego OLYMPICS 5:30 a.m. (NBCSPT) Cross-Country Skiing, Speed Skating 8 a.m. (MSNBC) Womens hockey: Canada vs. Switzerland 9:30 a.m. (NBCSPT) Figure Skating 11 a.m. (NBCSPT) Figure Skating 2:30 p.m. (NBC) Ski Jumping, Biathlon, Speed Skating, Cross-Country Skiing (Same-day Tape) 8 p.m. (NBC) Figure Skating, Snowboarding, Freestyle Skiing (Same-day Tape) 12 a.m. (NBC) Figure Skating, Luge (Same-day Tape) 3 a.m. (NBCSPT) Womens hockey: Sweden vs. Japan SOCCER 7 a.m. (USA) English Premier League: Liverpool vs. Arsenal 10 a.m. (USA) English Premier League: Chelsea vs. Newcastle United 12:30 p.m. (NBC) English Premier League: Swansea City vs. Cardiff City TRACK AND FIELD 4:30 p.m. (NBCSPT) New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Note: Times and channels are subject to change at the discretion of the network. 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Prep CALENDAR TODAYS PREP SPORTS GIRLS WEIGHTLIFTING FHSAA state championship meet 10:30 a.m. Citrus, Lecanto in Kissimmee WRESTLING 10 a.m. Crystal River in Region 1A-2 meet at Clay 10 a.m. Citrus, Lecanto in Region 2A-2 at Brandon NBA standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division WLPctGB Toronto2623.531 Brooklyn2226.4583 New York2030.4006 Boston1833.3539 Philadelphia1536.29412 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami 3513.729 Atlanta 2523.52110 Washington2425.49011 Charlotte2228.44014 Orlando1537.28822 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana 3910.796 Chicago2425.49015 Detroit 2029.40819 Cleveland1733.34022 Milwaukee940.18430 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio3614.720 Houston3317.6603 Dallas 3021.5886 Memphis2622.5429 New Orleans2127.43814 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City4012.769 Portland3515.7004 Denver 2424.50014 Minnesota2425.49014 Utah 1633.32722 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers3418.654 Golden State3020.6003 Phoenix2920.5923 L.A. Lakers1832.36015 Sacramento1733.34016 Fridays Games Orlando 103, Oklahoma City 102 Indiana 118, Portland 113, OT L.A. Lakers 112, Philadelphia 98 Cleveland 115, Washington 113 Boston 99, Sacramento 89 Detroit 111, Brooklyn 95 New York 117, Denver 90 Dallas 103, Utah 81 Minnesota at New Orleans, late Toronto at L.A. Clippers, late Todays Games San Antonio at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Denver at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Memphis at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Portland at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Houston at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m. Golden State at Phoenix, 9 p.m. Miami at Utah, 9 p.m. Sundays Games New York at Oklahoma City, 1 p.m. Chicago at L.A. Lakers, 3:30 p.m. Indiana at Orlando, 6 p.m. New Orleans at Brooklyn, 6 p.m. Dallas at Boston, 6 p.m. Sacramento at Washington, 6 p.m. Memphis at Cleveland, 6 p.m. Philadelphia at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m.NHL standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Boston563616476169123 Tampa Bay573220569164143 Montreal583121668144141 Toronto593122668175181 Detroit5726191264149159 Ottawa5826211163167184 Florida582229751139183 Buffalo571534838110172 Metropolitan Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh584015383186138 N.Y. Rangers593224367155146 Philadelphia582923664160166 Columbus572923563168158 Carolina562621961143154 New Jersey5824211361135143 Washington582623961168175 N.Y. Islanders592229852162195 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Chicago5935101484207161 St. Louis563812682192132 Colorado573616577169151 Minnesota593121769145147 Dallas 5726211062162163 Winnipeg592826561165171 Nashville5825231060144175 Pacific Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim594014585191145 San Jose583616678172140 Los Angeles593122668139128 Vancouver592723963145157 Phoenix5626201062160167 Calgary 572228751136177 Edmonton602033747153199 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Fridays Games N.Y. Rangers 4, Pittsburgh 3, SO New Jersey 2, Edmonton 1, OT Carolina 5, Florida 1 Chicago at Phoenix, late Columbus at San Jose, late Todays Games Calgary at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Winnipeg at St. Louis, 2 p.m. Ottawa at Boston, 3 p.m. Vancouver at Toronto, 6 p.m. Montreal at Carolina, 6 p.m. Detroit at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m. Colorado at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. New Jersey at Washington, 8 p.m. Anaheim at Nashville, 8 p.m. Phoenix at Dallas, 8 p.m. Sundays Games No games scheduled BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES Agreed to terms with 1B Matt LaPorta on a minor league contract. CHICAGO WHITE SOX Agreed to terms with RHP Mitchell Boggs on a one-year contract. Assigned RHP Deunte Heath outright to Charlotte (IL). KANSAS CITY ROYALS Named Mike Sweeney special assistant to baseball operations. Assigned LHP Everett Teaford outright to Omaha (PCL). OAKLAND ATHLETICS Agreed to terms with OF Coco Crisp on a three-year contract. National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS Agreed to terms with RHP Bronson Arroyo on a two-year contract. MILWAUKEE BREWERS Agreed to terms with RHP Francisco Rodriguez on a one-year contract. PITTSBURGH PIRATES Agreed to terms with C Omir Santos on a minor league contract. WASHINGTON NATIONALS Agreed to terms with RHP Luis Ayala on a minor league contract. FOOTBALL National Football League BUFFALO BILLS Promoted defensive quality control coach Jason Rebrovich to assistant defensive line coach. DETROIT LIONS Signed C Dominic Raiola to a one-year contract. GREEN BAY PACKERS Named Winston Moss assistant head coach/linebackers coach, Alex Van Pelt quarterbacks coach, Scott McCurley assistant linebackers coach, Jason Simmons defensive/special teams assistant, John Rushing defensive quality control coach, Sam Gash running backs coach, Ron Zook assistant special teams coach, Luke Getsy offensive quality control coach and Chris Gizzi strength and conditioning assistant. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS Released CB Dunta Robinson. Signed WR Weston Dressler. MINNESOTA VIKINGS Released LB Erin Henderson. TENNESSEE TITANS Named Todd Toriscelli director of sports medicine. HOCKEY National Hockey League NHL Fined Montreal Canadiens D Alexei Emelin $5,000 for butt-ending Vancouver Canucks F Pascal Pelletier in Montreal on Thursday, Feb. 6. BUFFALO SABRES Waived LW Linus Omark. Assigned C Phil Varonee and D Chad Ruhwedel to Rochester (AHL). COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Traded D Blake Parlett to Boston for F Carter Camper, and assigned Camper to Springfield (AHL). LOS ANGELES KINGS Assigned G Martin Jones and F Tyler Toffoli to Manchester (AHL). Recalled G J.F. Berube from Manchester. NASHVILLE PREDATORS Reassigned F Taylor Beck to Milwaukee (AHL). TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING Recalled F Vladislav Namestnikov and G Kristers Gudlevskis from Syracuse (AHL). Florida LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Friday in the Florida Lottery: CASH 3 (early) 1 0 7 CASH 3 (late) 6 0 4 PLAY 4 (early) 8 9 4 1 PLAY 4 (late) 8 5 6 5 FANTASY 5 8 11 12 20 32 MEGA MONEY 1 10 34 42 MEGA BALL 12 MEGA MILLIONS 11 21 23 35 64 MEGA BALL 10 Players should verify winning numbers by calling 850-487-7777 or at www.flalottery.com.Thursdays winning numbers and payouts: Fantasy 5: 2 19 26 28 29 5-of-54 winners$55,592.45 4-of-5281$127.50 3-of-59,371$10.50SATURDAY, FEBRUARY8, 2014 B3 just kept coming at us. I thought both teams played better than they did in both of our previous game, added Densmore, whose team defeated DHS by 18 at home in January. I dont remember playing them in a game like that this year, where we were both at the top of our game. While the Tigers, thanks in large part to the ferocious rebounding efforts of junior Andre Hairston (21 boards, 19 points), did prevent Citrus from stringing together any fierce rallies for the remainder, they stayed at least two possessions behind for all but 10 seconds of the second half, after a Frazier free throw made it 60-57 with 3:30 to play. You cant spot a 24-2 team 14 points, said DHS head coach Travis Licht, referring to Citrus 25-11 lead early in the second quarter. We dug ourselves into a little bit of a hole, and we spent the whole game trying to dig out of it. Im proud of our guys. They played as hard as they could, and they played really well. As long as were playing at a high level this time of the year, we always have a chance. Desmond Franklin draped his cousin Frazier for most of the game, but had to go to the bench for a stretch in the fourth and played more cautious defense late in the game after getting his fourth foul. Frazier finished with a team-high 26 points off of four 3s, while Desmond Franklin, later forced to take over at point for Pryor, had 22. Everything runs through Devin, Franklin said. He sparks our team. I had never played that role before, but youve got to do what youve got to do. Despite not finishing the game, Pryor, also a cousin of Fraziers and both Franklins, paced everyone with 28 points. He said his teammates assured him after he fouled out. Sam (Franklin) told me, were not leaving you with a loss, and he meant it, Pryor said. I told Dez (Franklin) that (Dunnellons) not going to stop him when he penetrates, so he just needed to keep driving. Shortly before fouling out, Pryor gave his team a 60-48 lead, its biggest of the second half, on a soft lay-in. I think people look at our record and think we just kind of sailed through the season, said Densmore, putting his teams championship in perspective. But weve had adversity all over the place. We started the season with no football players, and then were still without Sam (Franklin until January). Then, when Sam comes back, (senior) Mitchell Ellis breaks his ankle two games later. Then we wrap it all up by losing the coin toss (for the seeding). And then tonight, we go the first quarter without Sam and most of the fourth quarter without Devin (Pryor). But it seems like a different guy rises to the occasion every time. Weve fought through everything. Nothings been handed to us. No. 2 team of Epstein and White won 8-5 over Lecantos Patel and King. Its the first part of the season (so) things are optimistic, Hall said. Were playing well, led by a strong senior in Rishi. Hes taking the role of team captain and doing a great job with that so were just looking forward to a really good season. Lecanto 2013 state qualifier Madison Gamble cruised to a shutout win over Crystal Rivers Veronica Williams 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles. No. 2 Mahima Tatam nearly won in the same fashion as she bested Pirate Anna Lane 6-1, 6-0. No. 3 Simi Shah earned another point for the Panthers in her 6-1, 6-1 defeat of Crystal Rivers Olivia Parker, while the No. 4 and 5 singles matches were slightly closer than the first three matches, but ultimately won by Lecanto, as Megan Jervis defeated Shannon Hancock 6-3, 6-3 and Andrea Dela Cruz bested Alanna Fields 6-0, 6-2, respectively. No. 1 doubles saw a Lecanto duo of Gamble and Tatam faceoff against Crystal Rivers Williams and Hancock in a pro-set match. Lecanto took the match 8-2. No. 2 doubles ended much the same way as Lecantos Chynna Liu and Shah won 8-5 over the Pirate pair of Lane and Parker. Im proud of the way my girls played but Crystal Rivers girls played well, too, Lecanto girls head coach Sammie Hall said. It was a fun match. The kids had fun. It was just a cold, nice day. Lecanto High School hosts track meet open to publicThe second annual Legends of the Spring Track and Field Meet takes place at Lecanto High School on Saturday, Feb. 15. There will be meets for two different age groups: pre-K through 8th grade go from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and cost $15 to enter. High School graduates (18 and older) starts at 1 p.m. and costs $20 to enter. To register online, go to www.active.com. Michigan to receive $6 million for 2017 openerANN ARBOR, Mich. Michigans football team will receive a $6 million participation fee for its 2017 season opener against Florida in Arlington, Texas. Michigan released its contract for the Cowboys Classic on Friday. The game is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 2. The contract is dated Dec. 14, 2013, and it includes language that says if Florida is provided a greater financial guarantee than Michigans participation, Michigan can receive additional consideration until its guarantee equals Floridas. The contract says ESPN receives a $5 million guarantee from CSLP Stadium LP and a $1 million sanction fee from the Stadium Events Organizing Committee. ESPN pays the $6 million to Michigan. This game will be played at AT&T Stadium, home to the NFLs Dallas Cowboys. Michigan played in 2012 Cowboys Classic, losing 41-14 to Alabama.Hurricanes softball opens regular season strongAlyssa Nathan went 2 for 5 with two runs, two RBIs and two stolen bases as the Citrus softball team downed Lake Weir 12-4 on Friday night in Marion County. Erica Corlew (3 for 4, run, RBI) and Emaly Ferreira (1 for 2, run, two walks) also paced the Hurricanes offensively. From the pitching circle, Rachel Martin struck out four batters in five innings to snag the win for Citrus while teammate Kelly Ambramowich fanned three in two innings to earn the save. The Hurricanes (1-0) play Wednesday at Brooksville Central.10th annual Kids Fishing Clinic on tap for Feb. 22Dont miss out on this fun free event! Teaching children a lifelong hobby, appreciation for our marine environment and a fun family outing are the objectives for the Kids Fishing Clinic. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Citrus County Parks and Recreation (CCPR) present a free Kids Fishing Clinic for pre-registered children between the ages of 5 and 15 on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. The clinic will be held at the Fort Island Trail Park (12073 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River). Each participant will receive a rod and reel combo, Tshirt and goodie bag. Because space is limited, pre-registration is required and can be completed by visiting www. citruscountyparks.com. If you do not have internet access or have trouble while registering please contact Citrus County Parks & Recreation at 352-527-7540. This free clinic enables young people to learn the basics of environmental stewardship, fishing ethics, angling skills and safety. In addition, environmental displays will provide participants with a unique chance to experience Floridas marine life firsthand. The main objective is to create responsible marine resource stewards by teaching children about the vulnerability of Floridas marine ecosystems. This event is a catch-and-release activity, and all participants must be accompanied by an adult. Individuals or companies interested in helping to sponsor this event or volunteer at the clinic should contact Recreation Specialist Crysta Henry at 352-527-7543.Ted Davis Golf Tourney coming Feb. 15VFW Post 8189 Mens Auxiliary will present the second annual Ted Davis Golf Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 15, at Twisted Oaks Golf Course. Shotgun tee-off is at 8 a.m. The $55 per-person entry fee includes greens fee, golf cart, goody bag and dinner to follow at VFW Post 8189 at 4:30 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for best team score, closest to the hole, longest drive and worst team score. There will be raffles, a 50/50 drawing, giveaways and a putting contest. All proceeds will go to a relief fund to benefit local veterans. For more information, call Bill Peterson at 856-364-7233 or Jerry Webb at 352220-4807. Citrus Fishing Club angles for membersIf you like to fish with people who like to fish, and maybe learn to fish better, come see what the Citrus Fishing Club is all about. Men and women alike meet at 7 p.m. the first Monday monthly at American Legion Post No. 155 at 6585 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Crystal River. For more information, call Steve Tresnak at 352-445-6743 or visit citrusfishing club.org. From staff, wire reports SPORTS BRIEFS PANTHERSContinued from Page B1 MOUNTAINContinued from Page B1
B4SATURDAY, FEBRUARY8, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESPORTS Parkview Lanes Weekly News CONGRATULATIONS: Mark Ash rolled his first perfect game in the Late Starters league Wednesday, January 29. His 300 was in the middle game, and he continued striking through the sixth frame of the third game for 18 in a row, finishing with 256. His first game was 188, giving him a 744 series. VALENTINES DOUBLES TOURNEY: The annual Valentines Doubles Tourney will be held Sunday, February 23. The festivities begin with a luncheon at 1pm, followed by the three games of 7-9-8 NoTap, all to the music of Grants Tunes. Reservations are required by Wednesday, February 19. League scores for the week ending February 2: MONDAY NIGHT SPECIAL: Handicap: Phil Ciquera 306,850; Bill Levert 293,833; Pam Levert 272,787; Susann Brosius 258; Linda Dudziak 690. Scratch: Chris Carr 269; Phil Ciquera 265,727; Mark Smith 725; K C Cridland 224,611; Pam Levert 212,607. PRESERVE PINBUSTERS: Handicap: Art Ciszewski 306,734; Desi Sidote 275; Phil Spencer 719; Bonnie Bishop 293; Dianna Kirk 281,768; Joyce Swarm 729. Scratch: Art Ciszewski 247; Phil Spencer 246,698; Jeff Koch 603; Bonnie Bishop 207; Jan Miller 189,497; Joyce Swarm 498. SUNCOAST SENIORS 12-WEEK: Handicap: Edgar Relyveld 270,720; Jerry Ness 256,737; Genie Tenniswood 272,749; Patricia Honaker 251; Clara Nicolellis 691. Scratch: Jerry Ness 243,698; Ken Meldrum 220,597; Carol Roberts 156,451; Genie Tenniswood 155; Sherry Hiller 436. SCRATCH CHALLENGE: Tim Lawrence 246,657; Spencer Mullis 245,678; Dorine Fugere 186,518; Sandy LePree 177,485; Lori Ciquera 177. LATE STARTERS: Handicap: Mark Ash 306,762; Ken Brown 260; Myron Paliwoda 665; Linda Vehrs 235; Sandy LePree 234,669; Gloria Ortiz 652. Scratch: Mark Ash 300,744; Ted Rafanan 244; Rich Soletto 631; Sandy LePree 190,537; Millie George 186; Peggy Murdock 510. WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Handicap: Wes Foley 305,833; Dennis Flanagan 302,815. Scratch: Mark Smith 280; Wes Foley 267,719; Sean Fugere 682. WOMEN'S TRIO: Handicap: Marilyn Seymour 248; Pam Garbig 244,682; Doti Wyspianski 673. Scratch: Marilyn Seymour 190; Maggie Savarese 189; Mary Briscoe 500; Peggy Murdock 498. GOOD TIME BOWLERS: Handicap: Gaynor Stoner 231,668; John Bahrs 227; Alan Murray 665; Janet Murray 263,711; Gerry Gurnett 234,661. Scratch: Alan Murray 181,533; Rocky Sincore 172; Gaynor Stoner 179; Janet Murray 236,630; Gerry Gurnett 183,508. SANDY OAKS: Handicap: Jim McQuillan 268,686; Jack Foster 257; Lenny Dexter 698; Clara Nicolellis 239; Sheila Barnhill 228,627; Joy Davis 630. Scratch: Jim McQuillan 241,605; Jack Foster 218; Reggie Bowman 560; Marilyn Ormiston 168,492; Lavon Strutz 167,464. PARKVIEW OWLS: Handicap: Arta Norris 283,700; Jim Dollar 70; Michael Andriuolo 687; Lisa Weston 248,686; Betty Wood 239; Myla Wexler 654. Scratch: Jim Dollar 249; Wes Foley 248,664; Charlie Stein 655; Michele Shirley 225,597; Lisa Weston 198; Myla Wexler 558. BOWLERS OF THE WEEK: Janet Murray, 120 pins over her average, and Spencer Mullis, 183 pins over his average. Beverly Hills Gang Senior Mix League Week # 21 Bowling Scores: Dick Dickerson 223-195240-658, Jim Wright 216-175-182-573, al Denton 213-533, Jerry Thompson 519, Jim McDonough 510, Mike Laurain 505. Splits Made: Ron Worrell 3-10, Anna Meurer 2-7, Renee Hanley 2-7, Mike Laurain 5-7-9, Bernadette Brooks 3-10, Hannalore Herbener 3-10, Kurt Wittig 4-5-7, Kitty Gray 3-10, Jerry Thompson 3-10, Mary Lou Halovich 310, Ray cusimano 2-7 and 7-8, Judi Redd 310, Joanne Denton 2-7, Charlie Pound 3-10. Beverly Hills Senior Open League Week # 21 Bowling Scores: Tom Chees 203-229-199631, Rich Lieval 149-256-211-616, Mike Laurain 137-244-219-600, Chuck Ahn 173-212-194-579, Bill Sumner 185-209-178572, Lee Ball 185-198-178-561, Herb Sherrill 549, Jerry Thompson 535, Bill Johnston 224527, Dave Coburn 523, Marv Chapman 523, Bob Griggs 521, Ken Tompkins 206-519, Phil Arena 202-508, Marion Steenstra 508, John Hoagland 501, Joe Brooks 203. Splits Made: Walt Clevenger 3-10, Rich Lieval 6-7. Charlie Ahn 4-5 and 4-9 and 5-6, Chuck Ahn 5-7, Theresa Sardono 5-7, John Savarese 3-10, Frank DiCosola 3-10 and 5-6-10, Ed Smith 57, Fran Shidner 4-5-7, Dot Troyanos 3-6-7, Ralph Brewer 3-10(2X) and 5-7-9, Craig Furrier 2-7-8, Herb Sherrill 5-7, Mary Lou Halovich 3-10, Nathan Duncanson 4-5. Citrus Springs Horseshoe Club Results Feb. 1 results Tauber has great day Won all three games Ed Tauber, Bill Walters, Sam Gonzalez High Series Ed Tauber 245, Dick Lenzen 236, Bill Walters 235 High Game Ed Tauber 97, Dick Lenzen 88, Sam Gonzalez 85, John Clark 85 Scores are based on a handicap system so all skill levels can compete. The Club provides the horseshoes. Stop by on any Tuesday or Saturday morning at 9 a.m. at the old Community Center on Route 39 in Citrus Springs. Call Joe Warburton, 352-489-7537, for information about the Club. Special to the ChronicleBowler Mark Ash rolled his first 300 game at Parkview Lanes in Holder on Jan. 29. Adult sportsNEWS Rodriguez accepts season-long suspension Yankees third baseman will miss all of 2014 Associated PressNEW YORK Alex Rodriguez ended his extended and acrimonious fight with Major League Baseball on Friday, withdrawing a pair of lawsuits and accepting a season-long suspension that marks the longest penalty in the sports history related to performance-enhancing drugs. Rodriguez, who has steadfastly denied using banned substances while with the New York Yankees, made the decision nearly four weeks after arbitrator Fredric Horowitz largely upheld the discipline issued last summer by baseball Commissioner Bud Selig. I think its a good move for him, former Commissioner Fay Vincent said. A-Rod had no chance legally, and the commissioner got his authority validated. Rodriguez was among 14 players suspended last summer following MLBs investigation of a Florida anti-aging clinic accused of distributing banned substances. Given the harshest punishment, A-Rod was the only player to contest his penalty. The Major League Baseball Players Association filed a grievance, arguing Rodriguezs 211game ban was unwarranted or at the very least excessive. New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez dropped his lawsuits and will serve the season-long suspension handed down by Major League Baseball.Associated Press Jeter upbeat after workouts Braves Johnson looking to build on last season Associated PressTAMPA New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter is upbeat after completing his third week of baseball activities. Jeter, who turns 40 in June, was limited to 17 games last year after breaking his left ankle during the 2012 AL championship series. Ahead of spring training, he is taking batting practice, fielding grounders and has resumed a running program. I feel good, Jeter said Friday after working out at the Yankees minor league complex. Ive been working hard, and Ive had a complete offseason to work out and strengthen everything. Jeter started his off-field work in November, something he wasnt able to do after the 2012 season when he was still using a walking boot into January due to ankle surgery. Its been fun, but its been difficult because youre starting over from scratch, Jeter said. Basically going for pretty much a whole year where you cant really work out. Its a long process, but its been enjoyable now to get back to this point. The shortstop missed the first 91 games of the 2013 season, then felt pain in his right quadriceps when he returned July 11. He went back on the DL, returned July 28 for three games, then strained his right calf. Back in the lineup on Aug. 26, he played through Sept. 7, when he left for a pinch runner after singling against Boston. Four days later the Yankees said his season was over. Jeter wound up hitting .190 (12 for 63) with one homer and seven RBIs. When asked if he has given any thought about this possibly being his last season, Jeter replied that hes focused on one year at a time.Braves Johnson not resting on 2013 successATLANTA Chris Johnson is taking the same approach to the 2014 season he used one year ago, when he was fighting for a starting job. Dont try telling Johnson hes a lock to start at third base for the Atlanta Braves after finishing second in the National League in hitting in 2013. Johnson is determined to work even harder this offseason to prove he deserves the job. Hard work paid off last season, when Johnson hit .321, finishing second in the NL to Colorados Michael Cuddyer. Johnson said he doesnt dare change that successful approach, so he was back at Turner Field on Friday, just as he has been every day of the informal pitchers camp the last two weeks. Im really superstitious so Im trying not to make it any different, Johnson said. Im trying to come into camp trying to win a job. Thats my mentality, just because I want to continue to progress and have a real good year. Im trying everything to keep my mind on the same path as last offseason, so thats why Im here. Im trying to stay on that path as much as possible. One year ago, Johnson was expected to share playing time with Juan Francisco. Johnson quickly won the job outright, and Francisco was traded to Milwaukee on June 3. Associated PressIn this March 11, 2012, file photo, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and third baseman Alex Rodriguez run wind sprints before their spring training baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa. Walker, Spieth lead at wet Pebble Beach event Associated PressPEBBLE BEACH, Calif. The wind and the rain arrived Friday, perhaps a prelude to a nasty weekend. Leave it to a pair of Texans Jimmy Walker and Jordan Spieth to thrive in Crosby Clambake conditions at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Walker made some tough par saves and wound up bogey-free at Spyglass Hill with a 3-under 69. Spieth was down the coast at Monterey Peninsula, where he called the birdie on his final hole the best of his life. Hes only 20, but it was a proud moment. They were tied for the lead going into the third round, one shot to par ahead of Hunter Mahan. The slight advantage would go to Walker, who was at 9-under 135. Already a two-time winner this season, Walker next goes over to Monterey Peninsula, the easiest of the three courses in the rotation. Spieth was at 9-under 134 and headed to Pebble Beach, which can be brutal in nasty weather. And the forecast for today was not particularly pleasant. Along with a three-club wind on the exposed sections of all three courses, steady rain began coming down sideways toward the end of the second round. There was about a 75 percent chance for more rain today. Spieth caught Walker for a share of the lead on the 187-yard ninth hole, which typically requires a 6-iron. He watched Kevin Chappell hit first with a 3-iron, and the ball rolled back down off the front of the green. Spieth hit a hybrid to about 20 feet and made the putt, with the wind blowing it to the right at end. Mahan had a 68 at Spyglass Hill, with half of his six birdies on the par 5s. He was at 8-under 136.Allianz ChampionshipBOCA RATON Michael Allen matched the Champions Tour record with a 12-under 60 in the Allianz Championship, finishing the first round with an eagle and 10 birdies. The 55-year-old Allen became the ninth player in the history of the 50-and-over tour to shoot 60 and the first to accomplish the feat on a par-72 course. Allen opened on the 10th hole and played each nine in 6-under 30 on The Old Course at Broken Sound. He has five tour victories, winning the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic and Greater Hickory Classic last year. Scott Dunlap was second at 63, and Tom Lehman, Chien Soon Lu and Wes Short Jr. shot 65.Australian Ladies MastersGOLD COAST, Australia Cheyenne Woods, Tiger Woods niece, shot a 6-under 67 for a share of the second round lead in the Australian Ladies Masters, while eighttime winner Karrie Webb was disqualified for signing an incorrect scorecard. South Africas Stacy Lee Bregman also shot 67 to match Woods at 10 under at Royal Pines in the event sanctioned by the European and Australian tours. Webb, the winner last year, signed for a par instead of a bogey on the 12th hole. The Australian star shot 75 after opening with a 74.Joburg OpenJOHANNESBURG Italys Edoardo Molinari and Scotlands Craig Lee shared the second-round lead in the Joburg Open at 11 under, and Englands David Horsey was a stroke back after a 63. Molinari had a 4-under 68 on Royal Johannesburg and Kensingtons longer, tougher East Course, and Lee shot 67 on the West. Horsey also played the West Course. South Africas George Coetzee had a 68 on East Course to match Horsey at 10 under. The final two rounds will be played on the East Course. Texans excel Associated PressJordan Spieth hits off the 12th tee Friday during the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament on the Monterey Peninsula Country Club Shore Course in Pebble Beach, Calif.
AUTORACINGCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESATURDAY, FEBRUARY8, 2014 B5 2014 Citrus County Speedway scheduleFebruary 8th Super Late Model 50, Mod Mini-stock, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Mini-stock, Pure/Street Stock F-8, Fan Participation Racing. 15th Race #1 Sportsman 6 Pack 50, Pro F-8, Legends, Bandos, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Mini-stock. 22nd Race #1 Modified 6 Pack 50, Street Stock, Mod Mini-stock, Pure Stock, Mini-stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. March 1st Non-Winged Sprint Cars, Champ Karts, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. 8th Sportsman, Pro F-8, Modifieds, Street Stock, Mod Mini-stock, Pure Stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. 15-29th CLOSED FOR FAIR. April 5th Race #1 Modified Mini Fab 4 Series 50, Non-winged Sprint Cars, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Mini-stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie, Cars of Yesteryear. 12th Joey Coulter Florida Pro-Truck Series 50, Pure Stock 50, Sportsman, Pro F-8, MiniStock. 19th Legends, Bandoleros, Modifieds, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie, Pure/Street Stock F-8 Easter Egg Hunt for the Kids. 26th Race #2 Sportsman 6 Pack Series 50, Super Late Model 50, Street Stock, Mini-stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. May 3rd Race #2 Modified 6 Pack Series 50, NonWinged Sprints Cars, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie, Pure/Street Stock F8. 10th Moms just $8 Race #2 Modified Mini Fab 4 Series 50, Street Stock 50, Pro F-8, DAARA Antiques, Mini-stock, Pure Stock. 17th Active Military FREE with ID Mini-stock 50, Modifieds, Legends, Bandos, Sportsman, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie, Fan Racing. 24th Super Late Model 50, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie, Pure/Street Stock F-8. 31st Race #3 Sportsman 6 Pack Series 50, Modifieds, Street Stock, Mod Mini-stock, Pure Stock, Mini-stock June 7th Fathers Just $8 Non Winged Sprint Cars, Sportsman, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Mini-stock, Pure/Street Stock F-8, Cars of Yesteryear. 14th Super Late Model 100, Pro F-8, Champ Karts, Mod Mini-stock, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. 21st Race #3 Modified 6 Pack Series 50, Sportsman, Legends, Bandos, Street Stock, Mini-stock, Pure Stock, POWDER PUFF. 28th Joey Coulter Florida Pro-Truck Series 50, Street Stock, Mod Mini-stock, Mini-stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. July 5th Non Winged Sprint Cars, Pure stock 50, Street Stock, Mini-stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. 12th Race #4 Sportman 6 Pack Series 50, Pro F-8, Modifieds, Mod Mini-stock, Mini-stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. 19th Super Late Model 50, Legends, Bandoleros, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Mini-stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. 26th Summer Meltdown Night TBA Sportsman, Street Stock, Mod Mini-stock, Pure Stock, Mini-stock, Pure/Street Stock F-8. August 2nd Race #4 Modified 6 Pack Series 50, Nonwinged Sprint cars, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie, Pure/Street Stock F-8. 9th Super Late Model 50, Pro F-8, DAARA Antiques, Sportsman, Street Stock, Mod Mini-stock, Mini-stock. 16th Mini-stock 50, Modifieds, Legends, Bandos, Pure Stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. 23rd Race #5 Sportsman 6 Pack Series 50, Modifieds, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Mini-stock, Pure/Street Stock F-8, POWDER PUFF. 30th Super Late Model 50, Race # 3 Mod Mini Fab 4 Series 50, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Ministock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie September Back to School Special Weekend 5th Street Stock, Pure Stock, Mini-stock, POWDER PUFF, Flag Pole Race, Boat & Trailer Race, Pure/Street Stock F-8, Suit Case Race. 6th Race #5 Modified 6 Pack Series 50, NonWinged Sprints, (Sportsman, Mod Mini-stock Double Points ) (Hornet Pro Double Points), Hornet Rookie. 13th Joey Coulter Florida Pro-Truck Series 50, Street Stock, Pro F-8, Champ Karts, Pure Stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. 20th Race # 6 Sportsman 6 Pack Currys Roofing 100 Series, Modifieds, Legends, Bandos, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Mini-stock. 27th Super Late Model 50, Race #3 Mod Mini Fab 4 Series 50, Pure Stock, Mini-stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. October 4th Race #6 Modified 6 Pack Series, NonWinged Sprints, Street Stock, Mini-stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie, Pure Stocks, Pure/Street Stock F-8. 11th Jack Smith Memorial Late Model 100 Race, Pro F-8, Sportsman, Mod Mini-stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie, Fan Participation Racing. 18th TBARA Frank Riddle Memorial Winged Sprints, DAARA, Champ Karts, Legends, Bandos, Street Stock, Pure Stock, (Pure/Street Stock F-8 FINAL POINTS RACE). 25th Trick or Treat Night for the Kids Streetstock 57 Lap Stromquist Memorial, Pure Stock, (Modifieds, Pro F-8 FINAL POINTS NIGHT), Mod Mini-stock. Halloween Car Decorating Contest, Kids Costume Contests! All of our cars have transmissions, usually between the engine and the rear or front wheel drive mechanisms. Most of us dont even think about or understand what is happening as our automatic transmission does amazing things in flawlessly shifting through the gears as we accelerate with the gas pedal. With a manual transmission, we physically have to depress the clutch and manually shift through the gears, which is usually a lot of fun for those of us who choose to buy a car with a manual transmission. Then there is the semi-automatic transmission, which seems to come standard on some of the newer cars today, where you can manually shift the gears without having a clutch. Transmissions have many uses in machinery where there is a power source and a power transmission system, which provides controlled application of the power. Webster defines transmission as an assembly of parts including the speedchanging gears and the propeller shaft by which the power is transmitted from the engine to a live axle. Often transmission refers simply to the gearbox that uses gears and gear trains to provide speed and torque conversions from a rotating power source to another device. The most common use is in motor vehicles where the transmission adapts the output of the internal combustion engine to the drive wheels. Such engines need to operate at a relatively high rotational speed which is inappropriate for starting, stopping and slower travel. The transmission reduces the higher engine speed to a slower wheel speed, increasing torque in the process. The transmission generally is connected to the engine crankshaft via a flywheel, clutch or fluid coupling partly because internal combustion engines cannot run below a particular speed. The output of the transmission is transmitted via a driveshaft to one or more differentials which, in turn, drive the wheels. While the differential may also provide gear reduction, its primary purpose is to permit the wheels at either end of the axle to rotate at different speeds (essential to avoid wheel slippage on turns) as it changes the direction of rotation. As mentioned above, the need for a transmission in an automobile is a consequence of the characteristics of the internal combustion engine. Engines typically operate over a range of 600 to about 7,000 revolutions per minute (rpm), while the cars wheels rotate between 0 to about 1,800 rpm. One of the car clubs of which I am a member recently visited Monster Transmission Inc. in Brooksville for a tour of their facilities. Their business is to service transmissions and sell remanufactured ones to customers around the world. They have an amazing operation at their shop and provided a very interesting and informative tour, even for the ladies in the group. All of their remanufactured transmissions are mounted in vehicles at their shop and thoroughly tested before being shipped to customers. The transmissions in todays cars require very little maintenance and are highly reliable. So, the next time you are accelerating in your vehicle, just think about what is happening in that piece of equipment that is effortlessly shifting the gears and saving you gas in the process. Car jokeBogged down in a huge, mudfilled hole in the road, a motorist paid a passing farmer $5 to pull him out with his tractor. Once back on dry ground, the grateful motorist said, If thats all you charge, Ill bet youre pulling people out of the mud day and night. Cant, the farmer said, at night I haul water for the hole. Upcoming eventsFeb. 8 & 15: Cruise-in at 6 p.m. hosted by Citrus County Cruisers at Wendys on U.S. 19 in Crystal River. Feb. 21: Friday Night Thunder cruise-in at 5 p.m. in the Courthouse Square area of downtown Inverness. March 22: The fifth annual All MOPAR Car Show from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking area at the Government Center behind 212 Main St. in downtown Inverness. All years and models of MOPAR cars and trucks are welcome to attend. Contact me for more info. April 5: Kiwanis Car Show open to all years and models of cars and trucks at Nick Nicholas Ford Lincoln on SR 44 in Inverness from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Contact me for more info. Ken McNally is the car columnist for the Chronicle. Contact him at kenmcnally@tampa bay.rr.com or 352-341-1165. The mysterious, amazing car transmission Ken McNallyCAR CORNER Streak for cash SEANARNOLD CorrespondentSuper Late Models, Street Stocks, Pure Stocks and regular Figure Eights take to the track for the first time this season, joining Mini Stocks and Modified Mini Stocks on todays racing card at the Citrus County Speedway in Inverness. Late Models kick off events with qualifying runs at 5:30 p.m., followed by heat races for Pure Stocks Mod Minis, Street Stocks and Mini Stocks, starting at 6 p.m. There will also be fan participation racing after intermission, before the six features. In November, Inverness own Herb Neumann Jr., a participant in last Saturdays Sprint opener, secured his seventh 14th overall Late Model points championship at Citrus since 2001. Seven different drivers, including Neumann, Wayne Anderson, Mike Bresnahan, Scott Grossenbacher, T.J. Duke and second places Dale Sanders, collected one feature win apiece over the seven-race season. Jason Waller, of Inverness, and Karlin Ray, of Floral City, made Pure Stocks the most closelycontested class of the season at the top of the standings, as Waller, behind seven feature wins, edged out the then-16-yearold Ray by five points. Curtis Flanagan, winner of 24 Street Stock features over the past couple of seasons, had an easier time than his friend Waller in notching his fourth points championship in Street Stocks last year. The Inverness driver was weighing whether to bring back his No. 3, built by Herb Hoefler in 2005, after getting his 50th win with it in last Novembers finale. In Figure Eights (Street and Pure Stocks), Jimmy Kruse, a St. Petersburg driver who entered racing just four years ago, is expected to contend for a third consecutive points championship. With a heat and (wire-to-wire) feature win in last Saturdays Mod Mini season opener, Dunnellons Clint Foley took a step toward winning a fourth championship in six years at Citrus, if he chooses to compete regularly. Shannon Kennedy, of Floral City Animal Clinic, beat out Tim Scalise in taking last weeks Mini Stock feature. Scalise, of Lutz, won the heat and finished one place ahead of Jerry Daniels in the feature. While on the cusp of scoring a top-three finish in the Minis feature, young up-and-comer Mark Patterson suffered a broken engine rod in his No. 22. Hes expected to return with a new engine this week. Super Late Models run 50 laps, and the remaining features are 25, unless reduced due to car count. Heats are eight laps. Grandstand admission prices are $13 for adults and $9 for students (age 12-17), seniors and military personnel with ID. Children age 11 and under are $5 (children under 42 inches in height are free). Family passes (two adults and two students or children) are $30. Pits, skybox and annual passes are also available. See www.citruscountyspeed way.com for more information. Four racing divisions start today SEANARNOLD CorrespondentAaron Williamsons day last Saturday didnt exactly unfold the way he thought it would when he woke up that morning. I went to the shop in the morning and started working on the car like I normally do on Saturday mornings when I dont race, he recounted after winning a Sportsman feature for the second time in as many trips to the Citrus County Speedway. I texted my wife, just kidding around, saying we can still make it to Citrus tonight. She said, well, if weve got the money, lets go. That was at about 1:20 p.m., and we live two hours away. Williamson, who lives on the south end of Lakeland, changed the gear and loaded up for the trip, and he, his family and his No. 13, with its Chevy Camaro chassis, later pulled into the speedway at 5 p.m., just in time to sign up for the nights race. The change of plans paid off. After initially expecting his next race to be in New Smyrna today, the 28-year-old won his heat, before holding his lead wire-to-wire in the feature. It also turned out to be a better choice than racing at the Showtime Speedway in Pinellas Park, which initially promised a $1,000 payout to the winner of its Sportsman event, and is closer to Williamsons home. (Showtime) charges $30 apiece for my two kids to get in, and (Citrus promoter) Gary (Laplant) doesnt, Williamson said. So I came here. On top of that, I had a buddy over (at Showtime), and they didnt get 14 cars, so they cut it to $400 to win. If I wouldve went over there and they told me that, I wouldve come over here. Rather than chasing points championships, Williamson likes to go where the money is. I found it more fun in racing to not compete for a title, he explained. Im probably just going to go to whatever racetrack has the best payouts, and who treats me right. Thats a lot of it. I dont mind driving the distance, the only difference is diesel fuel in the truck. Still, hes won four championships, including back-to-back Southern Sportsman Series titles in 2004 and 2005, and one last year at Bradentons Full Throttle Speedway. When he chooses to race at Citrus, hes almost always a factor. He left with six topthree finishes and two feature wins in eight trips to Inverness in 2013. On the last racing night of the year in November, he collected a $1,200 payout for winning the first Sportsman State Championship, a non-points event started under Laplant. I say its been more fun to run without running for championships, Williamson said with a smile, but when you win enough races, then you end up winning championships. Williamson doesnt know what a life outside of racing is like. His father David, who won a couple of championships at Auburndale, got him into racing at age 10. Ive been in it my whole life, he said. Its all I can remember. Williamson said he does all the work on his car outside of major chassis work, which comes from AMF Chassis. His family owns and operates Cars Automotive, which recently added a car lot to its mechanical operations. He also gets some support from Barstow Transportation. The rest of his financial racing support comes out of his own pocket, making the payouts that much more critical for his shoestring budget. His current car, now sporting bright green, pink and white body art by designer Explosive Creations, originally came from his father, back in 2001. I won a four-cylinder bomber championship at Auburndale Speedway, and dad was building a new street stock, so he gave me his old car, Williamson recalled. From there, thats what this cars developed from. About every three years, it seems like you move up a class, whether you like it or not. The Sportsman 6-Pack 50 Series races at Citrus on Feb. 15. Driver Williamson successful while going after paydays on race track BUTCH CRAWFORD /Special to the ChronicleTravis Williamson won last Saturdays Sportsman feature after making a late decision to drive up to Citrus County Speedway from Lakeland.
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Switzerland vs. Sweden, Mid. Denmark vs. China, Mid. Germany vs. Canada, Mid. Women China vs. Canada, 5 a.m. Switzerland vs. United States, 5 a.m. Sweden vs. Britain, 5 a.m. Russia vs. Denmark, 5 a.m. Men United States vs. Norway, 10 a.m. Denmark vs. Russia, 10 a.m. Canada vs. Switzerland, 10 a.m. Sweden vs Britain, 10 a.m. Freestyle Skiing Mens Moguls, 9 a.m. Mens Moguls, 1 p.m. Ice Hockey Women Group A: United States vs. Switzerland, 5 a.m. Group A: Finland vs. Canada, 10 a.m. Luge Womens Singles (Run 1), 9:45 a.m. Womens Singles (Run 2), 11:35 a.m. Short Track Speedskating Mens 1500 Heats, 4:45 a.m. Womens 500 Heats, 5:30 a.m. Mens 1500 Semifinals, 6:10 a.m. Womens 3000 Relay Semifinals, 6:40 a.m. Mens 1500 Final, 7:05 a.m. Speedskating Mens 500 (Race 1), 8 a.m. Mens 500 (Race 2), 9:55 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11 Biathlon Womens 10km Pursuit, 10 a.m. Cross-Country Skiing Mens and Womens Individual Sprint Free, 5 a.m. Mens and Womens Individual Sprint Free Finals, 7 a.m. Curling Women Switzerland vs. Denmark, Mid. Sweden vs. Canada, Mid. Russia vs. United States, Mid. South Korea vs. Japan, Mid. Men Canada vs. Sweden, 5 a.m. United States vs. China, 5 a.m. Britain vs. Germany, 5 a.m. Norway vs. Russia, 5 a.m. Women Britain vs. United States, 10 a.m. South Korea vs Switzerland, 10 a.m. Denmark vs Japan, 10 a.m. China vs. Russia, 10 a.m. Figure Skating Pairs short program, 10 a.m. Freestyle Skiing Womens Slopestyle Qualification, 1 a.m. Womens Slopestyle Final, 4 a.m. Ice Hockey Women Group B: Germany vs. Sweden, 5 a.m. Group B: Russia vs. Japan, 10 a.m. Luge Womens Singles (Run 3), 9:30 a.m. Womens Singles (Run 4), 11:20 a.m. Ski Jumping Womens Individual (normal hill) First Round, 12:30 p.m. Womens Individual (normal hill) Final, 1:20 p.m. Snowboard Mens Halfpipe Quarterfinals, 5 a.m. Mens Halfpipe Semifinals, 10 a.m. Mens Halfpipe Final, 12:30 p.m. Speedskating Womens 500 (Race 1), 7:45 a.m. Womens 500 (Race 2), 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12 Alpine Skiing Womens downhill, 2 a.m. Curling Men Denmark vs. United States, Mid. Norway vs. Germany, Mid. China vs. Switzerland, Mid. Women Japan vs. Russia, 5 a.m. United States vs. China, 5 a.m. South Korea vs. Sweden, 5 a.m. Canada vs. Britain, 5 a.m. Men Germany vs. China, 10 a.m. Switzerland vs. Britain, 10 a.m. Russia vs. Canada, 10 a.m. Denmark vs. Sweden, 10 a.m. Figure Skating Pairs free program, 10:45 a.m. Ice Hockey Men Group C: Czech Republic vs. Sweden, Noon Group C: Latvia vs. Switzerland, Noon Women Group A: Switzerland vs. Finland, 3 a.m. Group A: Canada vs. United States, 7:30 a.m. Luge Mens Doubles (Run 1), 9:15 a.m. Mens Doubles (Run 2), 10:45 a.m. Nordic Combined Mens Individual Jump (normal hill), 4:30 a.m. Mens Individual 10km, 7:30 a.m. Snowboard Womens Halfpipe Quarterfinals, 5 a.m. Womens Halfpipe Semifinals, 10 a.m. Womens Halfpipe Final, 12:30 p.m. Speedskating Mens 1000, 9 a.m. Chasing history Davis content as he goes after gold Associated PressSOCHI, Russia Shani Davis glided around the ice Friday at Adler Arena hands clasped behind his back, lost in his thoughts as he prepared for a run at Olympic history. He looked downright content, a speedskater who knows his legacy is secure no matter what happens in Sochi. It still really hasnt hit me that its the Olympics, Davis said during a lengthy chat in the mixed zone after his brief workout. Im still just on autopilot, man. At age 31, hell be competing in his third Winter Games at this resort city along the Black Sea. Already a two-time champion in the 1,000 meters, Davis can become the first male speedskater to pull off a three-peat in the same event. He wants the gold. Badly. Yet it wont ruin his life if he doesnt get it. You train really hard. You try really hard to win, Davis said. If you win, great. If you dont, you tried your best. You really cant beat yourself up about it. There are so many people that train all their lives to win something or even just to get here, and a lot of people come away emptyhanded. Ill say it again: Im very blessed to have the things that I have. What he has is impressive. In addition to four Olympic medals Davis also claimed silver in the 1,500 at both Turin and Vancouver hes one of only two men to win world championships in both sprint and allround. The other is Eric Heiden, who skated in an era with less specialization. Thats an incredible achievement, said Gerard Kemkers, a coach for the powerful Dutch team. I think Shani is one of the greatest Olympians in American history. Davis didnt always embrace that role, shying away from any attempts to turn him into a household name in the U.S. While his achievements were duly appreciated in the speedskating-crazy Netherlands, he was perhaps best-known in his own country for a feud with teammate Chad Hedrick. The dispute turned especially nasty after a race in Turin where they both won Olympic medals, prompting Davis to storm angrily off the podium, muttering same ol Chad on his way out the door. America still thinks in terms of Bonnie Blair and Dan Janzen and Eric Heiden, Kemkers said, referring to three U.S. greats who came before Davis. There has been quite a bit of controversy surrounding Shani because he stood up for things, which didnt help his P.R. It overshadowed a little bit the legacy he has as a skater. No longer. With Hedrick in retirement, Davis has become the undisputed leader of the U.S. team, even agreeing to skate team pursuit at the Olympics for the first time. Away from the ice, hes been much more eager to take a starring role at Sochi, taking part in countless promotions for NBCs coverage of the Winter Games back home. A sometimes-prickly relationship with the media has been completely amiable in the lead-up to Sochi. It comes with some responsibilities. Its a light I havent been in before. But I embrace it, Davis said. Im happy to be considered one of the faces (of the games) with all the other Winter Olympians who are here and held in that category. I guess Im in good company. I cant complain about it. Speedskating begins on Saturday with the 5,000 meters, an event that Davis skated at the last two Olympics but dropped from his program this time. His first event is Monday, the 500, but that is merely a tuneup for his two signature events. His eyes are focused firmly on Wednesdays 1,000, but hes looking at it through the eyes of an Olympic veteran. I have the experience, so it doesnt hit me the same way it did a few years ago, Davis said. Im really content. I know what Im here to do. Im trying my best to do that. In due time, well see what happens. Associated PressUnited States speedskater Shani Davis trains Wednesday at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Im not sure if I believe in a soul mate, at least not in the way the Urban Dictionary describes one: A person with whom you have an immediate connection the moment you meet a connection so strong that you are drawn to them in a way you have never experienced before. As this connection develops over time, you experience a love so deep, strong and complex, that you begin to doubt that you have ever truly loved anyone prior. Your soul mate understands and connects with you in every way and on every level, which brings a sense of peace, calmness and happiness when you are around them ... the most significant and satisfying thing you will experience in your lifetime. Wow. Does that sound like your marriage or current relationship? If not, dont despair. Here are some tips to finding your soul mate that I found on the Internet (so you know it must be true): Believe you have a soul mate out there somewhere. Make your life love-friendly. Gently say goodbye to non-soul-mate love. Clean your house for love your emotional, spiritual and physical house. Dont go looking for love; it will come to you. Get out there and be actively available. Dont obsess over finding your soul mate. Finally, dont confuse chemistry with destiny. The person who wrote these tips added, wisely, When you meet someone youre intensely attracted to, everything in your body could be telling you that this is your soul mate, but that could be hormones and lust talking. Remember that your soul mate could be someone who you already know, but never even considered romantically. The skeptic in me thinks this is pretty much hooey and these soul-mate-finding experts probably have a book or seminar theyre hawking. However, I also know that some couples are, or at least appear/claim to be, perfect complements of each other, yin and yang and all that. Maybe. I dont know. I watch a lot of Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry? on Investigative Discovery and the stories all start out with I thought we were soul mates but end up with one person being a bigamist, thief or otherwise crazy. But heres the problem I see: If your current marriage isnt as soul-matey as you thought it would be, then bailing when things get tough or boring is an easy excuse to leave and look for your real soul mate. After all, he or she is out there somewhere waiting for you. And if youre human in a relationship with another human, despite what you or I might want to believe, no human can fill up all the empty spaces. Eventually, all human relationships at times disappoint. One of the Internet soul-mate gurus suggested those who are searching should honor the yearning, that the time of longing and yearning for love is the most powerful time. It means love is so close you can feel it, and there is a part of you recognizing that there is something missing. There is something that drives us to want to love deeply and completely, in a relationship we feel is meant to be. That, I actually agree with. St. Augustine said, Thou hast made us for thyself, O Lord, and our hearts are restless until they find their rest in thee. King Solomon said God has set eternity in our hearts, that were born with a knowledge of him. Our hearts know something someone is missing. Theologian and mathematician Blaise Pascal called this longing and knowing a God-shaped vacuum. If its God-shaped, then logically only God can fill it. As the soul-mate expert said, There is something that drives us to want to love deeply and completely, in a relationship we feel is meant to be. If thats the case, then to answer my own question about believing in soul mates, Id have to say yes, I do believe and Ive found mine. Actually, he found me. His name is Jesus. Nancy Kennedy is the author of Move Over, Victoria I Know the Real Secret, Girl on a Swing, and her latest book, Lipstick Grace. She can be reached at 352564-2927, Monday through Thursday, or via email at nkennedy@chronicleonline. com.RELIGION Section CSATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Nancy KennedyGRACE NOTES RELIGION BRIEFS Bill Nye defends evolution in debate PETERSBURG, Ky. Bill Nye the Science Guy and the head of the Creation Museum have debated whether evolution or the Bible better explains how everything began. Nye said it takes magical thinking to believe the universe was created in six days only 6,000 years ago. He said scientific dating methods show that there are rocks and fossils, not to mention distant stars, far older than that. Creationist Ken Ham responded that dating methods are fallible and that both sides have the same evidence but interpret it differently. Ham said the only witness to how things began is God, who explains it all in Genesis. Bill Nye said the Bible is not a science book and shouldnt be taught as such in schools, but Ham said it also takes faith to believe in evolution. The hours-long debate took place in a sold-out 800-seat auditorium in the Creation Museum in northern Kentucky. Merry Christmas bill passes Indiana Senate INDIANAPOLIS Indianas state Senate has unanimously passed a bill to allow the celebration of Christmas and other holidays in its public schools. The legislation would allow schools to decorate with Nativity scenes or menorahs if paired with a secular symbol or one from another religion. Legislation also would permit schools to teach the history of winter holidays and to give holiday greetings, such as Merry Christmas. Ten other states have proposed similar laws. The Indiana branch of the American Civil Liberties Union says the bill would be unconstitutional and would allow public schools to endorse religion. The bills author, state Sen. Jim Smith, its necessary because Christmas is under attack. Group appeals lease for Jesus statue HELENA, Mont. The Freedom From Religion Foundation is asking the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a federal judges decision that allowed the U.S. Forest Service to renew a 10year permit for a statue of Jesus that was placed on a Montana ski hill six decades ago. In its Jan. 28 brief, the group continues its argument that a permanent Catholic shrine on public land is prohibited under the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that prohibits Congress from making any law regarding the establishment of religion. In June 2013, U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen said the statue at Whitefish Mountain Resort is more often used as a meeting point and site for photo opportunities rather than a solemn place for religious reflection. Many Catholics reject sex restrictions VATICAN CITY Surveys commissioned by the Vatican have shown that the vast majority of Catholics in Germany and Switzerland reject church teaching on contraception, sexual morality, gay unions and divorce. The Vatican took the unusual step of commissioning the surveys ahead of a major meeting of bishops that Pope Francis has called for October to discuss the family. This week, German and Swiss bishops reported the results. They were surprising in the near-uniformity of responses: that the churchs teachings on sexuality, morality and marriage are rejected as unrealistic and outdated by the vast majority of Catholics who nevertheless are active in parish life and consider their faith vitally important. Despite the findings, moral theologians warned that church doctrine wont change. The other day I posted on the Chronicles Facebook page a question for discussion: Do you believe in soul mates? Why or why not? Someone replied Yes! Another said he believes God puts the person meant for you in your life, and another said, No. If theres one for me, he must be lost because I have never found him. I really think its a fairytale. I love that answer. From wire reports Associated PressWASHINGTON President Barack Obama told a non-denominational gathering of political leaders Thursday that freedom of religion across the world is important to national security and is a central tenet of U.S. diplomacy. Speaking at the annual National Prayer Breakfast, Obama cast his message as an international call for human rights, singling out countries that he said have fallen short, particularly when it comes to extending protections and freedoms to all faiths. He said some of that diplomacy is not comfortable, especially when dealing with nations that are strategically and economically important, such as China. When meeting with Chinese leaders, he said, I stress that realizing Chinas potential rests on upholding universal rights, including for Christians and Tibetan Buddhists and Uighur Muslims. In the peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians, he added, we have made clear that lasting peace will require freedom of worship and access to holy sites for all faiths. More broadly Ive made the case that no society can truly succeed unless it guarantees the rights of all of its peoples, including religious minorities, whether they are Ahmadia Muslims in Pakistan or Bahais in Iran or Coptic Christians in Egypt, Obama said. Obama also offered prayers for Kenneth Bae, a U.S. missionary being held in North Korea, and Saeed Abedini, an Idaho pastor who is in custody in Iran. Bae was arrested in November 2012 in North Korea while leading a tour group and sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for unspecified anti-government activity. Supporters say he did nothing wrong. Abedini, who is of Iranian origin, has been held since September 2012 and is serving an eight-year sentence after being convicted of trying to establish a network of Christian churches in private homes. Obama and other attendees gave a standing ovation to Obamas fellow Hawaiian, pro surfer Bethany Hamilton, after she described how God transformed the loss of her arm from a shark attack into something totally amazing by giving her the ability to inspire others. Obama touts support for religious freedom at prayer breakfast Associated PressPresident Barack Obama speaks Thursday at the 62nd National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. The president told the non-denominational gathering of political leaders that freedom of religion across the world is important to national security and is a central tenet of U.S. diplomacy.
C2SATURDAY, FEBRUARY8, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE Reverend Kenneth C. Blyth Pastor 439 E. Norvell Bryant Hwy. Hernando, Florida Building is Barrier-Free gshernando.org Worship 8:30 am 11:00 am Fellowship After Worship Weekly Communion Sunday School 9:45 am Nursery Provided 000GWV0 Nursery Provided 2180 N.W. Old Tallahassee Rd. (12th Ave.) Crystal River Church of Go d Church Phone 795-3079 000GTEI Sunday Morning Adult & Childrens Worship 8:30 & 11:00 AM Sunday School 9:45 AM Evening Service 6:00 PM Wednesday Life Application Service Jam Session Youth Ministries & Teen Kid (ages 4-11) 7:00 PM 1370 N. Croft Ave. Inverness, FL 34451 Telfono: (352) 341-1711 ORDEN DE SERVICIOS: DOMINGOS: 9:30 AM Escuela Biblica Dominical 10:30 AM Adoracin y Prdica MARTES: 7:00 PM Culto de Oraci n JUEVES: 7:00 PM Estudios Bblicos Les Esperamos! PRIMERA IGLESIA HISPANA DE CITRUS COUNTY Inverness, Florida Asambleas de Dios David Pinero, Pastor ~ 000GWTV The Church in the Heart of the Community with a Heart for the Community MOUNT OLIVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 000GWWY 2105 N. Georgia Rd., PO Box 327 Crystal River, FL 34423 Church Phone (352)563-1577 SUNDAY SERVICES Sunday School 9:30 A M Morning Service 11:00 A M Wed. Prayer Mtg. & Bible Study~ 6:30 P M Pastor, Dairold & Bettye Rushing 4201 So. Pleasant Grove Rd. (Hwy. 581 So.) Inverness, FL 34452 OFFICE: (352) 726-1107 Where everyone is special! Jesus Christ-central theme of our worship Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m & 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Worship 7:00 p.m. Ministries for all ages Nursery Available 000GWSU First Assembly of God 000GWZN SEEKING? SEEKING? SEEKING? Here, youll find a caring family in Christ! 4801 N. Citrus Ave. (2 Mi. N Of US 19) 795-3148 www.crumc.com Rev. David Rawls, Pastor Sunday Worship 9:00 am Traditional Service 10:30 am Contemporary Service with Praise Team Bible Study A t 9:00 & 10:30 F or all ages. Wednesday 6:30 Nursery available at all services. Youth Fellowship Sunday 4:00 Wednesday 6:30 Bright Beginnings Preschool 6 Weeks-VPK Mon. Fri. 6:30a.m.-6pm. 795-1240 A Stephen Ministry Provider C rystal R iver U nited M ethodist C hurch HOMOSASSA 1st UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Sunday Worship 8:00, 9:30 & 11:00 am Sunday School 9:30 Pastor Kip Younger Phone 628-4083 8831 W. Bradshaw St. Learn More at www.1umc.org 000GWUE Our Lady of Fatima C ATHOLIC C HURCH 726-1670 550 U.S. Hwy. 41 South, Inverness, Florida 000GWXO Weekday Mass: 8 A.M. Saturday Vigil Mass: 4 P.M. Saturday Confessions: 2:30 3:30 P.M. Sunday Masses: Winter Schedule 7:30, 9:00 & 11:00 A.M. Sunday Masses: Summer Schedule (June August) 9:00 and 11:00 A.M. 935 S. Crystal Glen Dr., Lecanto Crystal Glen Subdivision Hwy. 44 just E. of 490 527-3325 (L.C .M.S.) COME WORSHIP WITH US Sunday Service 9:30 A.M. Sunday Bible Study & Childrens Sunday School 11 A.M. Saturday Service 6:00 P.M. Weekly Communion Fellowship after Sunday Worship Calendar of events Audio of sermons available at www.faithlecanto.com 000GWSN Rev. Stephen Lane 00070P2 Faith Lutheran Church A Heart From God... A Heart For Others. Pastor Terry Roberts Ph: 726-0201 Independent Fundamental Cross road Bap tist Chu rch Youre invited to our Services Sunday School 10:00 AM Sunday 10:45 AM & 6:00 PM Wednesday 7:00 PM 5335 E. J asmine Lane, Inverness 1 2 Miles North Of K-mart Off 41 North (Formally Calvary Bible Church Location) 000GTEG 1160 N. Dunkenfield Ave. 795-6720 A FULL GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP Sunday 10:30 A M Wednesday Christian Ed 7:00 P M Prayer Sat. 4-6pm Pastor John Hager Crystal River Foursquare Gospel Church 000GWUW Holy Communion Every Sunday at 7:45am & 10:00am The Rev. Thomas Beaverson F IRST L UTHERAN C HURCH 47 Years of Bringing Christ to Inverness Sunday School & Bible Class 9:00 A M 726-1637 Missouri Synod www.1stlutheran.net 1900 W. Hwy. 44, Inverness 000GWW6 www.gracebiblehomosassa.org email: firstname.lastname@example.org Men & Ladies Bible Studies, TOPS, Infant & Toddler Nursery 1 1 2 mi. east of U.S. 19 6382 W. Green Acres St. P.O. Box 1067 Homosassa, FL. 34447-1067 Pastor: Rev. Ray Herriman (352) 628-5631 Sunday 9:30 AM . . . . . . . . . . Discovery Time 11:00 AM . . . . . . . . . Praise & Worship 6:00 PM . . . . . . . . . . Evening Service Monday 6:15 PM . . . . . . . . . . Teens Tuesday 6:15 PM........Awana (Sept. Apr.) Wednesday 7:00 PM . . . . . . . . . . Bible Study & Prayer Meeting 000GWVA 000GWT1 Sunday Bible Study 9:15 am Worship 11:00 am Starting Feb. 2 Note Time Change New Worship Services 9:00 & 10:45 am Wednesday Prayer 6 pm Youth 6-8 pm Uplift Prayer & Praise 7 pm First Baptist Church Of Beverly Hills 4950 N. Lecanto Hwy Pastor Marple Lewis III (352) 746-2970 www.fbcbh.com 3790 E. Parsons Point Rd. Hernando, FL 34442 352-726-6734 Visit us on the Web at www.fbchernando.com 000GWTI Reaching and restoring lives through Jesus Christ Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Sunday Service 10:45 a.m.. Wednesday Prayer Meeting/Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Rev. Keith Dendy First Baptist Church Of Hernando First Baptist Church Of Hernando Beverly Hills Community Church 82 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills, Florida (352) 746-3620 Pastor Stewart R. Jamison III Email: email@example.com Wednesday Bible Study 6 p.m. Sunday Coffee/Conversation 8:30 a.m. Sunday Worship Service 10 a.m. Communion 1st Sunday, Monthly Where Christ is Proclaimed! 000GTEE THE SALVATION ARMY CITRUS COUNTY CORPS. SUNDAY Sunday School 9:45 A.M. Morning Worship Hour 11:00 A.M. TUESDAY: Home League 11:30 A.M. Capt. Phillip Irish Capt. Lynn Irish 712 S. School Ave. Lecanto 513-4960 000GWY8 2101 N. Florida Ave. Hernando FL 726-6144 Nursery Provided CHILDREN YOUTH SENIORS Sunday School 9:45 A.M. Praise & Worship 10:40 A.M. Praise Service 6:00 P M Praise & Prayer (Wed.) 7:00 P M Randy T. Hodges, Pastor 000GTEF www.hernandonazarene.org Crystal River CHURCH OF CHRIST A Friendly Church With A Bible Message. Corner of U.S. 19 & 44 East Sunday Services 10:00 A M 11:00 A M 6:00 P M Wednesday 7:00 P M Come Worship With Us! Bible Questions Please Call Ev. George Hickman 795-8883 746-1239 000GTEH First Baptist Church of Homosassa Come Worship with Us 10540 W. Yulee Drive Homosassa 628-3858 Rev. J. Alan Ritter Troy Allen, Director of Student Ministries Sunday 9:00 am Sunday School (All Age Groups) 10:30 am Worship Celebration Choir / Special Music / Kidz Worship Sunday Night 6 pm Worship Celebration Wednesday Night 6:30 pm Worship Celebration Childrens Awanas Group Youth Activities www.fbchomosassa.org 000GWTK Dr. Ray Kelley Minister Sunday: 9:00 A M Sunday School 10:15 A M Worship Service Wednesday: 6:00 P M Bible Study First For Christ...John 1:41 F IRST C HRISTIAN C HURCH O F I NVERNESS We welcome you and invite you to worship with our family. 2018 Colonade St., Inverness 344-1908 www.fccinv.com 000GWWS 000GWYI S T A NNE S C HURCH A Parish in the Anglican Communion Sunday Masses: 8:00 a.m. 10:15 a.m. Morning Prayer & Daily Masses 4th Sunday 6:00p.m. Gospel Sing A long 9870 West Fort Island Trail Crystal River 1 mile west of Plantation Inn 352-795-2176 www.stannescr.org To be one in Christ in our service, as His servants, by proclaiming His love. Rector: Fr. Kevin G. Holsapple Catholic Church St. Scholastica St. Scholastica 4301 W. Homosassa Trail Lecanto, Florida www.stscholastica.org Sunday Masses 9:00 am 11:30 am Saturday Vigil 4:00 pm 6:00 pm Weekday Masses 8:30 am Confessions Saturday 2:45 -3:30 pm (352) 746-9422 000GWZH First Baptist Church 8545 Magnolia 726-4296 Sunday Schedule 8:30 AM Contemporary Worship Service 9:45 AM Sunday School 11:00 AM Traditional Worship 6:00 PM Worship Wednesday 6:30 PM Music, Youth, Fellowship A warm, friendly Church Nursery Available www.fbcfloralcity.org 000GWTB of Floral City Rev. John Rothra 000GTEC All are invited to our Healing Services 352-726-4033 First Church of Christ, Scientist Inverness 224 N. Osceola Ave. Sunday Services 10:30 AM Sunday School 10:30 AM Wed. Testimony Meeting 4:00 PM SUNDAY 10:00 AM Family Worship (Coffee Fellowship 9:30-10:00) 000GWX1 N ORTH R IDGE CHURCH Non-Denominational Church Citrus County Realtors Association Building. 714 S. Scarboro Ave. & SR 44 Pastor Kennie Berger 352-302-5813 WEDNESDAY 7:00 PM Home Bible Study (Call for location) Rooted in Scripture, Relevant for Today! Come To S T M ARGARET S E PISCOPAL C HURCH In Historic Downtown Inverness 1 Block N.W. Of City Hall 114 N. Osceola Ave. Inverness, FL 34450 726-3153 Services: Sun. Worship 8 & 10:30 A.M. Wednesday 12:30 P M Morning Prayer 9:00 A M MonFri Fr. Gene Reuman, Pastor Celebrating 120 years 000GWZG www.stmaggie.org Places of worship that offer love, peace and harmony to all. Come on over to His house, your spirits will be lifted !!! 000GWS9
Special events Blue Ridge will be in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb.16, at First Baptist Church of Inverness, 550 Pleasant Grove Road. The public is invited to attend. FFRA (Family and Friends Reaching for the Abilities) will have Abbie Riopel, who trains service dogs, as a guest speaker at its monthly meeting Friday, Feb. 21. The public is invited to attend. Riopel will explain how to apply for a service dog, how to be a volunteer or be a foster parent for a puppy, and she will discuss information and opportunities involved in the program. FFRA meets the third Friday monthly at the Key Training Center Building, 130 Heights Ave., Inverness. Social time and a business meeting begins at 9 a.m., followed by the speaker at 10 a.m. Call Diane Phillips, president, at 352382-7819 or visit www. ffracitrus.org. St. Pauls Lutheran School, 6150 N. Lecanto Highway, is presenting The Five Love Languages of Children and inviting the community to attend from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22. Cost of $30 per family (adults only) includes lunch, snacks and copy of the book written by Drs. Chapman and Campbell. Registration by Wednesday required. For more details, visit www.stpauls.edu. The Womens Ministry of Cornerstone Baptist Church, Inverness, will host Lisa Whelchel today. Whelchel starred in the TV show The Facts of Life as the preppy and wealthy Blair Warner. She is an actress, singer, songwriter, author and public speaker. In 2012, she appeared on Survivor in the Philippines. She has been a regular speaker with Women of Faith Conference since 2009. Tickets can be purchased online at www. itickets.com or at the church office. Call Cornerstone at 352-726-7335 or email strongfoundations@ hotmail.com. The church is at 1100 W. Highland Blvd. Centering Prayer Group from Our Lady of Grace, Beverly Hills, encourages attendance at a Mini-Retreat today with the Rev. Carl Arico. He gave a mission in 2011 on A Taste of Silence, and is doing a one-day retreat, Whats Next? God is Not Finished with Me Yet, at St. Anthonys Hospital Auditorium, 1220 Seventh Ave., in north St. Petersburg. Cost is $25; registration is at 8 a.m. and the retreat will be from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. RSVP via email to ptpudger@tampabay bay.rr.com or call Mary Sweeney at 727-546-0500. Seating is limited. The workshop is open to anyone searching for that place of peace and surrender within. Call Marge Henry at 352746-3677. The Altar and Rosary Society of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church will host a Chinese auction from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today in Father Stegeman Hall at the corner of U.S. 41 and State Road 40 East in Dunnellon. Drawing for the items will begin at 1 p.m. An envelope of 20 tickets is $5 and can be purchased at the door. Also included is a free ticket for coffee and dessert. Food and drinks are available at a nominal charge. Call Pat at 352-489-1984. Since February is considered the month of love and marriage, Pastor Ray Kelley of First Christian Church Inverness has planned a special three-part sermon series for Sundays, Feb. 9, 16, and 23. These sermons are designed to guide couples through their relationship, no matter the length of their marriage, and help them develop the type of relationship that God intends for us to have in our marriages. Sermon content will also address personal relationships, not just marital. The first sermon tomorrow is titled Searching for Love; the second on Feb. 16 is Gods Plan for Marriage; and the last on Feb. 23 is Making Our Marriage Work. The middle sermon on Feb. 16 will provide a special opportunity for married couples. Pastor Ray and Shirley Kelleys son, Dr. James W. Kelley of Asheboro, N.C., will conduct a marriage ceremony that will give couples the opportunity to renew their wedding vows. At least a dozen couples from FCCI will join the Kelleys in this special service. To join the FCCI couples in renewing your wedding vows, call 352-344-1908 to confer with Pastor Ray. The church is at 2018 Colonade St., behind the RaceTrac gas station on State Road 44. Worship begins at 10:15 a.m. TLUSA Florida Central West-North of Citrus, Marion, Levy, Sumter, Hernando, and Pasco counties presents two Town Hall meetings to introduce Trail Life USA. Meetings will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the fellowship hall at Beverly Hills Community Church, 82 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the fellowship hall at Inverness Church of God, 416 U.S. 41 S., Inverness. Trail Life USA is a Christian adventure, character, and leadership program for young men. The K-12 program centers on outdoor experiences that build a young mans skills and allow him to grow on a personal level and as a role model and leader for his peers. Living the Trail Life is a journey established on timeless values derived from the Bible. For information and/or to RSVP, call 352-2162342 or email mytlusa@ tampabay.rr.com. The public is invited to the fourth annual Sweethearts Ball at 6 p.m. Friday in Holy Grounds Cafe at Calvary Chapel, 960 S. U.S. 41, Inverness. Come enjoy great food, romantic atmosphere, games and music. As dinner is being served, you will be entertained by local band Redemption. After dinner it will be time for the Newlywed Game with prizes. Treat your special loved one to show them its all about them. Cost is $25 per couple. All proceeds go to benefit the Worship Team of Calvary Chapel. Call 352-726-1480 for more details or visit www.calvary inv.com.RELIGIONCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESATURDAY, FEBRUARY8, 2014 C3 000GWZO A place to belong. A place to become. Victory Baptist Church At Sunday School 9:45 AM Worship 10:45 AM Sunday Evening 6:00 PM Wednesday 7:00 PM Choir Practice 8:00 PM Highway 41 North, turn at Sportsman Pt. Quality Child Care Pastor Gary Beehler 352-465-8866 5040 N Shady Acres Dr. 726-9719 General Conference Pastor John Fredericksen Rightly dividing the word of truth II Timothy 2:15 Grace Bible Fellowship 4947 East Arbor St., Inverness, FL 352-726-9972 Sunday Bible Study . . . . . . 9:15 AM Worship Service . 10:15 AM Wednesday Bible Study . . . . . . 7:00 PM 000GWVM Nursery and play yard. Follows Les Feldick Teaching 000GWZM Floral City United Methodist Church 8478 East Marv in St. (across from Floral City School) Sunday School 9:05 A M Sunday Worship Service 10:30 A M Sanctuary 8:00 A M Service in the 1884 Church Bible Study Tuesday 10:00 A M Wednesday 6:00 P M Wheel Chair Access Nursery Available Rev. Mary Gestrich Church 344-1771 WEBSITE: floralcitychurch.com We strive to make newcomers feel at home. SERVICES Sunday AM Bible Study 9:30 Worship 10:30 Wednesday PM Bible Study 7:00 EVANGELIST David Curry 000GWZP 9592 W. Deep Woods Dr. Crystal River, FL 34465 352-564-8565 www.westcitruscoc.com Church of Christ West Citrus CR 495/Citrus Ave. US Hwy. 19 W. Deep Woods Dr. West Citrus Church of Christ Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church ELCA Pastor Lynn Fonfara 9425 N. Citrus Springs Blvd. Citrus Springs Spoken Holy communion Worship 8:00 a.m. Christian Education 9:00 a.m. Sung Holy Communion Worship 10:00am Information: 489-5511 Go To Our Web Page hopelutheranelca.com 000GWW1 13158 Antelope St. Spring Hill, FL 34609 352-686-7034 Rabbi Lenny Sarko Services Fridays 8PM Saturdays 10AM Religious School Sundays 9AM-Noon Temple Beth David 000GWZL Shepherd of the Hills E PISCOPAL C HURCH Our mission is to be a beacon of faith known for engaging all persons in the love and truth of Jesus Christ. 2540 W. Norvell Bryant Hwy. (CR 486) Lecanto, Florida (4/10 mile east of CR 491) www.SOTHEC.org Services: Saturday 5:00 pm Sunday 8:00 & 10:30 am Nursery 10:30 am Healing Service Wednesday 10:00 am 000GWYD H ERNANDO S EVENTH DAY A DVENTIST C HURCH 1880 N. Trucks Ave. Hernando, FL 34442 (352) 344-2008 Sabbath Saturday Services Sabbath School 9:30 am Worship 11:00 am Wednesday Mid-Week Meeting 7:00 pm Pastor Dale Wolfe www.hernandoadventist.com 000GWVP Come, Fellowship & Grow With Us In Jesus Saturday Informal Worship w/Communion 5:00 PM Sunday Early Service w/Communion 8:00 AM Sunday School All Ages 9:30 AM (Coffee Fellowship hour @ 9:00 AM) Sunday Traditional Service w/Communion 10:30 AM Special services are announced. Nursery provided. St. Timothy Lutheran Church ELCA 1070 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River For more information call 795-5325 www.sttimothylutherancrystalriver.com Rev. David S. Bradford, Pastor 000GWZI Places of worship that offer love, peace and harmony to all. Come on over to His house, your spirits will be lifted !!! 000GWS7 Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills 746-2144 (1 Block East of S.R. 491) Holy Days To Be Announced VIGIL MASSES: 4:00 P M & 6:00 P M ************ SUNDAY MASSES: 8:00 A M & 10:30 A M ************* SPANISH MASS: 12:30 P M ************* CONFESSIONS: 2:30 P M to 3:15 P M Sat. or By Appointment ************* WEEKDAY MASSES: 8:00 A M www.ourladyofgracefl .catholicweb.com 000GWXQ Redemption Christian Church SUNDAY Bible School . . . . . . 9:00 Worship . . . . . . . . . 10:15 WEDNESDAY Bible School . . . . . . 6:30 Currently meeting at East Citrus Community Center 9907 East Gulf-to-Lake Highway Pastor Todd Langdon For more information call 352-422-6535 000GWY3 000GXH9 Pastor Tom Walker I NVERNESS First C HURCH OF G OD 5510 E. Jasmine Ln. Non-denominational Sunday: 10:30 AM & 6:00 PM Wed: 6:00 PM Bible Study Do you enjoy Bible Study, Gospel Singing, Pitch-in Dinners, singing the old hymns? Then youll enjoy this Church family. Home of Saturday Night Gospel Jubilee. Last Saturday of each month at 6pm. Come, Fellowship & Grow With Us In Jesus 5863 W. Cardinal St. Homosassa Springs, FL 34446 Telephone: (352) 628-7950 Pastor William Bremmer Wednesday Mid-Week Meeting 4:00 pm Sabbath-Saturday Services Sabbath School 9:30 am Worship 10:45 am www.homosassaadventist.com 000H58N Homosassa Springs 000GWVT HERNANDO Sunday School 8:45 AM 9:30 AM Fellowship 9:30 AM Worship Service 10:00 AM Nursery is Provided. Individual Hearing Devices Ministries and Activities for all Ages. 2125 E. Norvell Bryant Hwy. (486) (1 1 2 miles from Hwy. 41) For information call (352) 726-7245 www.hernandoumcfl.org Reverend Jerome Jerry Carris United Methodist Church A Safe Sanctuary for Children and Families Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors ST. THOMAS CATHOLIC CHURCH Serving Southwest Citrus County MASSES: Saturday . . 4:30 P M Sunday . . . 8:00 A M . . . . . . . . . 10:30 A M 000GWZK U.S. 19 1 4 mile South of West Cardinal St., Homosassa 628-7000 000GYI8 First Baptist Church of Lake Rousseau SBC Joseph W. (Joe) Schroeder, Pastor SERVICES Sunday 11:00am & 6:00pm Wednesday 6:00pm Magnifying Gods name by bringing people to Jesus 7854 W. Dunnellon Rd (CR 488) Ph. 352-795-5651 Cell 352-812-8584 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Check us out on Facebook 000H6HK Phone: (352) 527-0021 Sunday Services: 10:30am Bible Study: Wednesday 6:30pm Minister George Plantz Where your search for a friendly Bible Church ends JOIN US IN WORSHIP AT 6442 N. Elkcam Blvd. Citrus Springs First Presbyterian Stephen Ministry Congregation 000GWWG Hwy. 44 E @ Washington Ave., Inverness Sunday Services Traditional 8:00 AM 11:00 AM Casual Service 9:30 AM 5th Sunday of Any Month Combined 10am Sunday School for all ages 9:30 AM Nursery Provided Fellowship & Youth Group Sunday Evening Web Site: www.fpcinv.org Podcast: fpcinv.com Church Office 637-0770 Pastor James Capps 3896 S. Pleasant Grove Rd. Inverness, FL 34452 (2 mi. so. of Applebees) Come as you are. (352) 726-2522 REV. SARAH CAMPBELL Senior Pastor of Inverness Sunday School 9:00 AM Adults 10:30 AM All Ages Sunday Worship 9:00 AM Contemporary 9:00 AM Vertical Kids 10:30 AM Traditional Wednesday Worship 6:00 PM Vertical Youth 000GWWW 000GWZF 795-4479 St. Benedict Catholic Church U.S. 19 at Ozello Rd. MASSES Vigil: 5:00pm Sun.: 8:30 & 10:30am DAILY MASSES Mon. Fri.: 8:00am HOLY DAYS As Announced CONFESSION Sat.: 3:30 4:30pm ReligionNOTES
Submit information at least two weeks before the e vent. Multiple publications cannot be guaranteed. Submit material at Chronicle of fices in Inverness or Crystal River; by fax at 352-563-3280; or email to email@example.com. Notes tend to run one week prior to the date of an e vent. Publication on a special day cant be guaranteed. Sale to benefit CASA continues todayProject Hopes Wheels in Motion Yard Sale Extravaganza continues from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at 1190 Stately Oaks Drive in Inverness. A huge variety of items and treasures from throughout the county 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. For more information, call Teresa Marrero at 352-201-4369.Want a kitty? Get one for bargain this monthAdult cats are available from the Humanitarians of Florida for a $10 adoption fee during February, thanks to an anonymous donor who agreed to pay the rest of the fee so that these felines can find homes more quickly. All are microchipped, current with vaccinations, feline leukemia negative and flea free. There are many varieties to choose from and they are well-socialized. Adult cats can make good pets because they arent as rambunctious as kittens, but are loving. Call the Humanitarians Hardin Haven at 352-613-1629.Retired employees group to meet TuesdayChapter 776 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) invites all retired employees, surviving annuitants and guests to its next meeting at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. The program presentation this month is by Audible Hearing Center. The chapter is collecting used or broken hearing aids for the Starkey Hearing Foundation. These hearing aids will be refurbished and provided at no charge to people in need of hearing aids. NARFE meets at Mamas Kuntry Kafe, 1787 W. Main St., Inverness. Call 352-522-1923.NAMI Citrus to gather Monday in Citrus HillsNAMI Citrus (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) will gather for its regular monthly meeting Monday. Doors open at 6 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on County Road 486 in Citrus Hills. Speaker will be Mary Lee Cubbison, former director of The Centers on County Road 491 and founder of a nonprofit advocacy group, the Anti-Drug Coalition of Citrus County, Inc. The group is composed of community leaders whose mission statement is to prevent substance abuse among youths and adults through community-based partnerships. All those with an interest in mental health issues are welcome. Call 352-464-4495. COMMUNITYPage C4SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE NEWS NOTES NEWS NOTES Humanitarians OF FLORIDA BeeBop & Flower Special to the ChronicleBeeBop and Flower are two lovely special-needs kittens. Although BeeBop is missing an eye and Flower is a bit lame in front, they dont seem to know they are different. They play and love just like any other kittens, and are ready for new homes. There are other varieties of felines to choose from as well. Drop by and enjoy the felines in their cage-free, homestyle environment from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday at the Humanitarians Hardin Haven on the corner of State Road 44 and North Conant Avenue, east of Crystal River. Call the Haven at 352-613-1629 for adoptions, or view most of the felines online at www.petfinder.com/shelters/fl18 6.html. Sew-Ciety slates monthly meetingThe Florida Sewing Sew-Ciety will meet at 9 a.m. Monday 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.Ballroom, general dances held monthlyBallroom and general dancing are offered at the Unity Church, Lecanto. Ballroom dancing is from 6 to 7 p.m. and general dancing is from 7 to 8 p.m. on the second and last Saturdays of each month. The church is at 2628 W. Woodview Lane, Lecanto. For information, call 352-746-1270.Gather for drum circle Sunday at CR beachAll are welcome at the monthly drum circle at 4 p.m. Sunday at Fort Island Beach. Bring your chair, bug spray and a beverage of choice, in addition to something to beat on, shake or rattle. Feel free to borrow items from the center of the circle until you find something you really enjoy playing, if you dont have a drum or shaker of your own. Another drum circle will take place at sunset, 5:45 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, behind the Unity Church, where they have a nice bonfire.Dog training meeting will take place MondayThe Citrus County Dog Training Centers next monthly meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the climate-controlled facility at Shamrock Industrial Park, 6843 N. Citrus Ave., Unit Q, Crystal River. This meeting will include a short instructional presentation on clicker training your dog. This all-volunteer group welcomes fellow dog lovers to discuss future training classes, informational workshops and fun activities with dogs. For information, call 352-212-1697.Bunco Bonanza on tap for Knights LadiesThe Ladies Auxiliary Knights of Columbus Council 6168 will hold a Bunco Bonanza on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2389 W. Norvell Bryant Highway, (County Road 486), Lecanto. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Two levels of play will be featured a competitive level for seasoned players and a social level for beginners and persons with disabilities. The $12 ticket includes a brunch. Door prizes, raffle prizes and cash prizes will be awarded. Reservations must be made in advance; call Bernita Becker at 352-344-0235. Funds raised will benefit the Auxiliary Scholarship Fund and charitable organizations in the community.Volunteers sought for Circle of Friends shopThe Friends of the Community Center Inc. operates the Circle of Friends Gift Shop at the Citrus County Resource Center in support of the Meals on Wheels Program. The shop sells miscellaneous giftware items, along with jewelry, watches and some high-end gifts. Volunteers are needed to run the gift shop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays. Volunteers are able to participate in the Nature Coast Volunteer Centers RSVP Program, where hours are logged, and are invited to appreciation banquets for recognition of service to Citrus County, in addition to other benefits. This volunteer opportunity is in a pleasant atmosphere in a busy building, where volunteers can enjoy visiting with customers. For more information about how to get involved, call 352527-5975. The Path farm is coming through its best crop yet! This year, our kale was spectacular and I have listened intently to people telling me about increased energy and sometimes improved health. The winter months here have turned out to be a blessing I never thought of. The coolness of the season allows the vegetables to last much longer than in the spring. Each season we get a little better in learning about the seasons and how to farm a variety of vegetables. This year we are talking about a few new ideas that might help you and at the same time, help us. The talk is renewed about community supported agriculture. Long ago and now are not any different; people have discovered the therapy of working in a garden. In fact, this type of work is the first listed in the Bible. There will be cost savings, but I dont think that will be the only reason people want to do this. With the type of farming we do, we have taken on quite a bit of risk and some of the things that can go wrong with farming. We are also looking at our locations. I have heard several times that traveling to Hernando Farmers Market is too far. I challenge you that if you can get five members in your area to sign up for our cooperative, I will deliver. Also, my wonderful wife has put together more options and payment plans to help anyone join who might be on a tighter budget and cannot afford the initial costs. Give her a call at 352-527-6500, ext. 8. We will be starting our spring crops soon: four kinds of squash, cucumbers and peppers, just to mention a couple. As always, I will throw down one or two things I have never tried before. This is how we have developed our crops through the years and found out what grows when. Lastly, The Path will be helping a small church in Floral City get its garden started. We have made it very easy for them to do this by our methods and steering people away from the patterns of growing up North, where I assure you, the soil is much better and is not under hot sun most of the year. I would love to hear from you.DuWayne Sipper is the executive director of The Path of Citrus County, a faith-based homeless shelter.Contact him at 527-6500 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Healthy path? Path veggies DuWayne SipperTHE PATH HOME Special to the ChronicleFor the 10th straight year, Citrus Sertoma donated $4,000 to families in need during the Christmas holidays. Each year, there are 10 families from eight different local schools within Citrus County chosen to receive a $50 gift certificate for food purchases at a local food market. Thats what its all about, helping our local citizens in their time of need, especially during this time of the year, said Maureen Tambasco, president of Citrus Sertoma. Citrus Sertoma raises money by hosting fundraising events throughout the year. Its biggest is the annual Oktoberfest, which is on the first weekend in October. Many volunteers participate and the event draws thousands who relax for a weekend of food, drinks, music and a huge carnival for the kids. Citrus Sertoma is a nonprofit organization consisting of all volunteers whose primary goal is to help children with speech and hearing problems. As well as the many groups the Citrus Sertoma sponsors within the community, they also committed to a $4,600 donation to All Childrens Sertoma Outpatient Care Center to purchase a Vivisonic Hearing device that detects hearing problems in children as young as only a few days old. Citrus Sertoma is always looking for volunteers. To learn more, visit a morning breakfast meeting. The club meets at Oysters Restaurant every Tuesday at 7:30 a.m., except the last Tuesday of the month. Call Maureen Tambasco at 352422-3435. Special to the ChronicleHeads & Tails, 9211 S. Florida Ave., Floral City, will sponsor its annual fundraiser poker run for Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast on Sunday. Participants can sign in at 9:30 a.m. at VFW Post 7122 in Floral City. Kick stands go up at 11 a.m. The second stop is at the Crystal River Eagles Lodge in Homosassa. Third stop will by at VFW Post 8698 in Inglis and fourth stop will be at T-Backs on State Road 200 in Hernando. Participants will make their last stop back at Heads & Tails to end the ride. There will be a 50/50 drawing, raffles and barbecue dinner. Poker hands are $10 each, which includes the barbecue. Barbecue dinners may be purchased for $5. Cars, trucks and bikes are all welcome. All proceeds benefit Hospice. For more information, call Chrissy at 352-642-3429. Poker run to help Hospice Special to the ChronicleDave Deso, a volunteer from Citrus Sertoma, presents $500 of $4,000 in food certificates to Dolores Ramos at Lecanto Elementary School. The food certificates were distributed to various families in need within Citrus County. Citrus club gives $4,000 to families in need Special to the ChronicleAre you someone who hates weeds and spends a lot of time and money to get rid of them? Do you know there are different types of weeds? Each weed type responds to different types of control. The 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 remaining schedule for February is: Tuesday Lakes Region Library, Inverness, 1 p.m. Wednesday 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 and questions and master gardeners will address them. For information, call 352-527-5700. Plant clinics focus on weeds Cars, bikes, trucks all welcome to participate
COMMUNITYCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESATURDAY, FEBRUARY8, 2014 C5 COMMUNITY BH Hadassah to meet MondayBeverly Hills Chapter of Hadassah will meet at 1 p.m. Monday at the Kellner Auditorium, 102 Civc Circle, Beverly Hills. Hadassah is a 100year-old charitable organization open to all men and women of every faith. Members support colleges, universities, medical schools, medical research including stem cell research, hospitals, infrastructure and youth camps both in Israel and America. For information, call Miriam at 352-746-0005.Friends to host sweetheart saleThe Friends of Dunnellon Public Library are preparing for a oneweek Valentine Sweetheart Book Sale beginning Monday and continuing through Feb. 14 at the Friends Book Store inside the library. All items will be halfprice. Store hours are from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. A huge variety of categories will be offered, such as: cooking, inspirational, novels, history, war, politics, childrens books, classics and more. All proceeds from the book store, membership fees and other fundraisers benefit the Dunnellon Public Library. The Friends continue with their commitment to the book endowment (new library books) in addition to the many other adult and childrens programs, along with funding equipment and materials that are not included in the county budget.Two speakers at Pine RidgeMarie Pettibone from the Citrus County League of Women Voters will be the speaker at the Pine Ridge Civic Association meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the community center. Issues of the day will be discussed and a question-and-answer period will follow. In addition, Jerry Dittmar of the Pine Ridge R/C Electric Airplane Club will give a talk on the clubs operations. Refreshments will be served.Sallys Valentine Tribute ShowCentral 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.Womans club stages yard saleThe Beverly Hills Womans Club annual yard sale continues today. Reasonably priced items will include kitchen items, bath accessories, bedspreads, throw pillows, quality pictures, musical instruments, arts and crafts, tools, golf items, elite repeat clothes and much more. The sale is being held at 5253 W. Wichita Drive, Pine Ridge. Take Pine Ridge Boulevard to Bronco, the third left is Wichita. Shuffleboard club to conveneThe next meeting of the Beverly Hills Shuffleboard club will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at the Civic Center Community Building. All members are urged to bring a Valentine for the basket and to wear red. There will be a short executive meeting before the members meeting. Anyone interested in joining may call Ken Wood, vice president, at 352-566-6462.Lions Club will serve breakfastThe Beverly Hills Lions Club, 72 Civic Circle Drive, will have its pancake breakfast Sunday from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Cost for adults is $4 and children younger than 12 eat for $2. On the menu are all the pancakes you can eat, choice of bacon or sausage or combo, orange juice and coffee or tea. For more information, call 352-897-4899.Homeowners group to meetThe first 2014 quarterly meeting of Oakwood Village Homeowners Association will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Central Ridge Library in Beverly Hills. The guest speaker will be Stephanie Stevens of the Citrus County Code Enforcement Office. Light refreshments will be served. Call Dee at 352-2497651 for information.Choir rehearses for next concertThe Chorus of Beverly Hills has begun rehearsals for the spring concert. Rehearsals are from 10:30 a.m. until noon each Friday in the Sanctuary of the Beverly Hills Community Church, 82 Civic Circle. The chorus is sponsored by the Beverly Hills Community Church. For more information, call music chairman Volena Van Gunst at 352-746-5680 or Jackie Dean at 352527-8405.Exercise class at Citrus SpringsCitrus County Parks & Recreation announces a new exercise class with certified instructor Roger Roc OConnor. This ongoing class will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Citrus Springs Community Center, 1570 W. Citrus Springs Blvd., on Mondays and Wednesdays. The cost is $5 per class. Participants will move at their pace with this cardio, stretch and exercise class. No registration is needed, just sign up at a class. For information, call 352-465-7007. Calligraphers to get togetherCreative Calligraphers of Citrus Springs will meet at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the Citrus Springs Library. Participants will be reviewing a DVD on the Spenserian Hand with Michael Sull for practice. There will be a show and tell of members recent work with an emphasis on Valentines. This will also include a valentine exchange with each person bringing a card and receiving a handmade card from someone else in the group. The program for the day will be on writing Cinquain Poetry. Visitors are welcome. The library is at 1826 W. Country Club Blvd. Call 352-489-2313. NEWS NOTES news from the Central Ridge area If there is one thing that watercolor artists strive to achieve during their career, it is the distinguished achievement of being recognized as a signature member of a major watercolor society, like the Florida Watercolor Society (FWS). This is something very special. It allows the artist to sign artwork with the accompanying tag (i.e., John Doe, FWS). Being a signature member of a watercolor society is a rare badge of successful accomplishment in the field of thousands of watercolorists. The late Dr. Bill Slinger, FWS, of Homosassa, achieved this recognition as a signature member of the Florida Watercolor Society in his 90th year. Others in the Nature Coast area that have attained this honor include Dick Krall of Inverness; German Boettcher of Inverness; Kim Shields of Inverness; Grant Lamb of Dunnellon; Joan Swetland of Spring Hill; Betty Beceden of Spring Hill; Jan Kiszonak of Hernando and Karen Heidler of Spring Hill. All of this brings us to Lynn Ferris, NWS, FWS, the demonstrator at the Feb. 14 meeting of the Citrus Watercolor Club. One should note that Lynn is a signature member of both the National Watercolor Society and the Florida Watercolor Society. She is a winter resident of Beverly Hills and spends her summers in Berkley Springs, W.Va. Before becoming a full-time watercolorist, she worked as both a commercial and architectural illustrator. Lynn is also a show judge and instructor, teaching classes and workshops. Her limited-edition prints have been featured nationally by the French Creek Sheep and Wool Company and her watercolor The Group appeared as cover art on the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. Lynn has participated in many one-person and juried shows, where her work has received numerous awards. The details in Lynn Ferris watercolors flow seamlessly with the artists sense of color and tone. Theres a newness and comfort to her work. One feels refreshed for having seen it, yet completely at home as if youve known this work all of your life. Solo shows include Leesburg Center for the Arts, Monongalia Arts Center and This Century Gallery in Williamsburg, VA. She was the subject of a feature article in Watercolor magazine, published by American Artist. Lynns work is also included in the permanent collection of the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Daytona Beach. For samples of her work, visit www.lynnferris.com. Nature Coast residents and lovers of watercolor art are in for a treat on the weekend of Feb. 22 and 23. Watercolor artists from the Citrus Watercolor Club will present their annual show and sale at the Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. The show features many talented member watercolor artists from the local area. This is the 22nd year the club has cooperated with the park to conduct the show and sale. For more information about the CWC meeting or to become a member, call Rhonda Hancock at 352796-0247 or Heather Doherty at 352-873-1656, or visit www.citrus watercolorclub.com. The Citrus Watercolor Club meets at noon the second Friday of every month, except July, at the First United Methodist Church, Pleasant Grove Road (County Road 581), Inverness.Norm Freyer handles publicity for the Citrus Watercolor Club. Special to the ChronicleAs we approach Valentines Day, we think of all those we love, including all of our four-legged family members. It is good to also remember those waiting in rescue to get the chance to be loved by a new family. As they wait for this opportunity, they do require food, shelter and care. The Humane Society of Citrus County will stage a Cram the Van event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday to help in replenishing some much-needed supplies for the no-kill animal shelter, located on the west side of Inverness at 751 S. Smith Ave. Volunteers will be collecting donations in front of the Beverly Hills/Lecanto Walmart Super Center at 1936 N. Lecanto Highway (at the intersection of county roads 491 and 486). Some of the items needed are: Pedigree dry dog food for large breeds Pedigree adult small-bite dry dog food Pedigree canned dog food Pine Sol (blue or purple works best for us) Liquid dish soap Liquid laundry detergent Large-size puppy training pads Large-size kitchen trash bags The Humane Society of Citrus County is a nonprofit organization and all donations are tax deductible. Those who would like to donate any of the items but cannot stop by Saturday are welcome to drop them off at the shelter. For information, call the shelter office at 352-341-2222 or call Karron Curtis at 352-560-0051. Club welcomes NWS demonstrator Watercolor artist Lynn Ferris is Beverly Hills winter resident Norm FreyerCITRUS WATERCOLOR CLUB Cram the Van in BH Special to the ChronicleThe Citrus County Council will host the Florida Department of Transportations presentation of its Future Corridors Initiative and how Citrus County fits into the plan. FDOT representatives will be the guest speakers at the Councils monthly meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Beverly Hills Lions Club, 72 Civic Circle. Coffee and networking begin at 8:30 a.m. and the meeting starts at 9 a.m. The Future Corridors initiative is a statewide effort led by the Florida Department of Transportation. Its mission is to plan a transportation system that maintains economic competitiveness by meeting todays transportation needs for moving people and freight, and by planning for future major transportation corridors. The focus of the presentation will be Tampa Bay to Northeast Florida Study Area. This study will assess the need for better connectivity between Tampa Bay and Jacksonville. An early focus of the study will evaluate operational improvements to I-75, as well as potential extensions of the Suncoast Parkway or Floridas Turnpike to improve connectivity in the southern portion of the study area. The full study will explore a possible new connection between the Suncoast Parkway and I-75 in the Gainesville/Ocala area, as well as enhanced connectivity between Gainesville/Ocala and Jacksonville. The Citrus County Council is a nonprofit consortium of homeowner associations, civic clubs and environmental groups. Monthly meetings are open to the public. Call John Wade, president, at 352341-1937 for information. County Council to host FDOT reps All welcome at session about Future Corridors Initiative St Pauls Lutheran School 6150 N. Lecanto Hwy. Beverly Hills Presents The 5 Love Languages of Children based on a book by Paul Chapman, PhD and Ross Campbell, MD Saturday, February 22, 2014 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. More details on website: www.stpauls.edu Registration Deadline: Feb. 12 by phone 489-3027 or website. Cost of $30 per family; adults only; includes lunch, snacks and a copy of the book The 5 love Languages of Children 000H9NE A captivating day devoted to understanding your childrens needs for love and in turn how they give love. Dont miss this event! COMMUNITY IS INVITED! 000HBHZ Saint Annes Episcopal Church 9870 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, FL 34429 Contact David Jackson (352) 344-1167 email@example.com Nature Coast Chapter of International Order of St. Luke the Physician HEALING MISSION February 21 & 22 The International Order of St Luke the Physician is an ecumenical group of clergy, health professionals, and lay people who believe that Jesus heals today as He did when He walked the earth. We meet to study Gods healing and to experience Gods healing. Edward Weiss (MD, DD) is a neurologist and priest. He is rector of Church of Our Savior in Okeechobee. Josie Weiss (PhD, FNP-BC) is associate professor at the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and coordinator of the nurse practitioner program at the Harbor Branch campus of FAU. Nan Gordon (MMus Ed) is Musician on Call at UF Health Shands and teaches music as therapy at the H.O.N.O.R. Center for veterans. Healing Prayer & Study of Healing Begins Friday at 5:30 pm & Saturday at 8:30 am Free admission RSVP suggested
C6SATURDAY, FEBRUARY8, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEENTERTAINMENT PHILLIPALDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn.Yesterday, we saw what would have been an effective atypical pre-emptive opening bid. If the opponents are going to produce wild leaps into the stratosphere, you need to know how to defend yourself. Look at the North hand in the diagram. South opens one spade, and West intervenes with three diamonds, a weak jump overcall. What should North do? Yes, Wests bid would normally feature only a six-card suit, but he was swayed by the unfavorable vulnerability and also wondered if his side might make three no-trump. After a weak jump overcall, responder, with support for partners major, should bid one level higher than originally intended. Here, a three-spade response would promise a normal single raise. With his actual game-invitational limit raise, North correctly jumped to four spades. And if his hand had been even stronger, he would have cue-bid four diamonds, which would have said nothing about his holding in diamonds. Against four spades, West led the heart five. East won with his king and cashed the ace, West dropping a sneaky two. When East led another heart, South was not sure what to do. Discarding risked Wests ruffing with a low trump. Then the spade ace would have been the setting trick. Eventually, South ruffed with his spade king, and West inwardly smiled when he followed suit. However, when West took the next trick with his spade ace, he was endplayed. He tried the club eight, but dummys nine forced out Easts queen. South won with his king, drew trumps, and claimed four spades, one heart (dummys queen), one diamond, three clubs and a diamond ruff in the dummy. 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She has five children (including my father) who do absolutely nothing for her because they say Grandma is a mean, nasty person, which she is. Grandma feeds off of negativity and gossip. Nothing is ever good enough, and she blames everyone else for her own failings. I go out of my way to do things to make Grandmas life easier, and it is either never good enough or she just doesnt care. It has brought me to tears. I have threatened to move out numerous times, but then Grandma walks on eggshells until the dust settles, and everything goes back to the way it was. I am at the end of my rope. But I also have a conscience and am afraid that if I move out, her children will rip her out of her home and slam her into an assisted living center, and that would be the end because no one else would step up to take care of her. Frustrated Charles Dear Charles: You are a caring grandson, but please dont let Grandma blackmail you into a situation that is no longer tenable. Does Grandma have money to pay a caregiver? Would your aunts and uncles be willing to help foot the bill in order to have Grandma cared for without their direct involvement? Look into the cost of hiring someone to live in the home, which Grandma may prefer. But also check out senior housing, including assisted living options. Many of them are excellent places that offer activities and friendships. You can visit often. Grandma undoubtedly will complain about the change, but she will get used to it and may even come to like it. You deserve to have a life, too. Dear Annie: Could you please inform your female readers that we are tired of seeing their behinds because they refuse to buck a fashion trend that has been forced on them? I am talking about hideous low-cut jeans. Unless you are model thin, its hard to look good in these jeans. And if something hangs over, theyre not for you, period. Do women have no sense anymore? It is disgusting to see someones behind hanging out of their pants. Young women have been misled to think that jeans that sit at the natural waist and dont show your assets are mom jeans, which is supposed to make them sound undesirable. But listen up: Its a marketing ploy to sell more jeans. Women need to wake up and take a good, hard look at themselves. Sick of Seeing It in Indy Dear Sick: The desperate need to look young and hip afflicts a great many women, regardless of size and age. (Men, too.) The reason marketing works is because people believe the hype. If you are convinced you look terrific with your rear end hanging out, you will continue to wear jeans that achieve that. But we agree they are not flattering. Of course, we still cant figure out why young men think it looks cool to have to hold up their pants with one hand because otherwise they would fall to their ankles. To each his own. Dear Annie: Two years ago, we took our 10-year-old grandson, a voracious reader, to visit the National Archives in Washington, D.C. As we proudly looked intently at the Declaration of Independence and the Emancipation Proclamation, my grandson looked up at me and asked, What does it say? Why would the people of this country think it is worth millions of dollars to protect documents that our children cannot read? Surely our schools can find a way to teach children to read historic documents that were carefully written in beautiful cursive writing. And then we, the grandparents, can go back to writing birthday notes to our grandchildren. Grandpa in South DakotaAnnies Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to: Annies Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. 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ONLY $85 352-464-0316 Go Go 3 Wheel Scooter extra basket, fairly new battery $700. (352) 419-6016 Sugar Mill Woods2/6, 2/7, 2/8 8am antique, collectibles, vintage, Pristine Life Collection! 64 E Cypress Blvd Use GPS, no signs MENS DRESS PANTS Like new, 6 pair $60 For all OBO. Linda 423-4163 MENS TUXEDO Burberry with shirt, vest, 2 cumber bands, studs. Size 40. $40.00 (352) 382-5883 BROTHER FAX COPIER SCANNER WITH MANUALONLY $35.00 464 0316 3 DOUBLE ROLLS FLORALWALLPAPER $25 PREPASTED VINYL165 SQ FTE-MAIL PHOTO 419-5981 15 WOOD HEART FORMS $20 UNFINISHED READYTO PAINT/DECORATE VARIETYSIZES 419-5981 225/75R -16 Goodyear light truck tire GREATSHAPE ONLY$50 352-464-0316 7-5 GALLON METAL OLD FUELCANS WITH SPOUTS ALLFOR $80.00 464-0316 Antique Cast Iron Wood Stove w/screen good working stove good cond. $375. 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Linda 423-4163 DOG SWEATER FLAGators blue/orange medium, Used once Clean/warm $8. 352-270-3909 Electric Lift Chair, Pride L3-105, color sandal, 3 mo. old $500. Black Mesh Office chair, adjustable $50. (352) 628-4540 Exercise Bike Life Style D1000 Arm & Leg with Monitor $60 King Size memory foam 2mattress pad w/ cover. Exc cond. Pd $135 asking $70 (352) 794-3907 FLORAL CITY2/7, 2/8, 2/9 8a-6p MOVING SALE 41 S. Just past Citgo, Ricks old Gas Station FLORAL CITYAll Park Rummage Sale. Sat. 8th, 8a-1pSinging Forest Mobile Home Park Keating Park St. Community Building FLORALCITYThur, Fri, Sat, 7:30-4:p Lg asstmt of hshld -office-furn-misc.-free items, Bass Tracker Boat-truck parts/tools 7200 E. Hampton Ct. HERNANDOFriday & Saturday Roscoe Road Lake Park Off 200 HernandoThur, Fri, Sat 8a-2pm 3505 E. Brave Ln Apache Shores HOMOSASSA Johns Back!Fri. & Sat. 8am-2pm Multi Unit Sale Vintage Wedding Gowns, Furn, antique display cases, oak ent. center, corner shelves, collectibles and more! Crosby Sq. Storage 6411 S. Tex Point., Across from Howards Flea Market, Follow pink signs HOMOSASSASat 2/8, 9a-3p 5582 W Justin Court INVERNESSESTATE MOVING SALE Sat 2/8 8a-4p 167 Hambletonian Dr Info & pics. at: www invernessantiques.com INVERNESSMulti Family Sale 2/7 & 2/8 8:00am Quilting items, Hsehold, kitchen, tools garden & more 5975 E Marble Lane INVERNESSVeterans Yard Sale Our Lady of Fatima Church Saturday 7:30a-1:30p 550 US HWY41 S. Call 352-400-8952 for vendor space, $10 Please Bring ACan Good to help feed veterans INVERNESS Y ar d Sale Extravaganza Feb. 7 & 8 7am -3pm 1190 Stately Oaks DriveHUGE SALEToo Many items to list!! LECANTOFAITH LUTHERAN CHURCHGIANT SALE!TRASH N TREASURE BAKE SALE Fri. & Sat., 9A-2P Crystal Glen Sub. Off Hwy 44 & 490. A Thrivent Event! LECANTOSaturday 9am 2280 W Middle Lane STONEBROOK COMMUNITY SALESAT 2/8 -8am -1pm Take Hwy 19 to Stonebrook Rd. Follow SIGNS to Clubhouse NO EARLY BIRDS INVERNESSALL ITEMS MUST GO! 2/7, 2/8, 2/9 8am-4pm Elec lift chair, green leather couch & loveseat, Girl Scout items from s & s Ping Pong Table, lots of household goods. 6431 E Glover St PINE RIDGE ESTATE SALE Today 8am-3pm 5156 W Chippewa Dr SOFA& LOVESEAT Traditional, overstuffed look. Olive green with wood trim. Large decorative pillows with both. Excellent condition. $450 for both. Pine Ridge 352-746-1661 SOFAbrown neutral color, excellent condition $90. Ask for Mimi (352) 795-7285 TABLE AND CHAIRS (54) Glass top dining table with 4 cushion chairs 352-503-9013. Great condition. Asking $300. Call for photos. AFFORDABLE Top Soil, Rock, Mulch Hauling & Tractor Work 352-341-2019, 201-5147 Chain Saw 14 electric with 2 new chains $50; Heavy duty electric edger $45 (352) 794-6761 Riding Mower 2012 Troy Bilt, Auto, 42, 20 HP, $825 Gas Weed eater Troy Bilt $65 (352) 794-6761 BLUEBERRYPLANTS Mature Rabbiteye blueberry bushes (Blue Gems and Woodards) Well dig them up and put into your truck $10.00 per bush. (352)726-7907 BEVERLY HILLSSaturday 9a-2p Rain or Shine High Quality items Brand New Med eq. 512 S Monroe St BEVERLY HILLSSaturday, 9a-2 pm 3922 N. Everlasting Dr CITRUS HILLSSat, Sun 2/8 & 2/9 9am to 3pm Her nando 364 E. Dakota Court CITRUS SPRINGS8272 N Pocono Dr BIG ESTATE SALE, whole house and garage are bulging with furniture and treasures. No Kid stuff. Feb 7th & 8th 9am to 3pm CITRUS SPRINGSAnnual Rummage Sale Dewain Farris Fellowship Hall. Thurs 2/6 & Fri 2/7 9am-2pm Sat. 2/8 9a-12p Many Items avail. clothing, utensils, tools, etc,all @ bargain prices Community Congregation Church 9220 N Citrus Spg Blvd. CRYSTAL RIVER2/7, 2/8, 2/9 8a-4p Lots of items! Under roof, rain or sun 9639 N Misty Janell Ter Off of Perseus Terr. Rick 352-564-1280 CRYSTAL RIVERDaystar Life Center 9-2 M-F 6751 W Gulf to Lake Good used fur nitur e Gently used clothing CRYSTAL RIVERFri -Sat 8a-3p MOVING SALE. Selling all contents! 530 SW 1st Ave off Kings Bay Dr CRYSTALRIVERSaturday, Feb. 8th 8am to 1pm At Kings Bay Plaza, Next to Wendys in Crystal River No Sales before 8am DUNNELLON2/8 8A-3P Multi-Family Sale 12138 Myrtle St 4POSTER FULL SZ BEDROOM SET 7PC light pine, no mattress, boxspring,great cond. $700. (352) 201-1219 Antique Couch 2 seater, with 6 legs, recently reupholstered in neutral colors $150 352-634-4329 BAR STOOLS (2) Oak Beige Fabric Seats $50. Oak bar with 3 stools Very Nice older set 352-270-3909 BAR STOOLS 3 upholstered bar stools 32 high with armrests and backs. Wood Construction Like new 300.00 phone 352-382-3933 BR & LR Furn,Kit set ,TV, Hsehold items & much more!! (352) 522-0107 Moving Sale CHAIR DARK BROWN old wooden, great for desk. Good condition. $10. 352-270-3909 CHAIRS SOLID WOOD (2)nice older dark for home/office $10. ea Good Condition 352-270-3909 CHEST SOLID WOOD old 5 drawers medium brown some scratches good shape $50. 352-270-3909 COFFEE TABLE WOOD DETAILED Medium reddish brown color ONLY$10. Info 352-270-3909 COFFEE TABLE wood nice medium brown color/ condition $15. obo 352-270-3909 COMFORTS OF HOME USED FURNITURE comfort sofhomeused furniture.com, 352-795-0121 Complete 8pc. Rattan Dining Room Set excellent condition $1200. obo (352) 897-4681 Dining Room Table w/ 6 chairs and Buffet, light oak, Exc cond$500 (352) 746-4448 END TABLE ROUND Black wood CUTE Good Condition $15.00 352-270-3909 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER & DESK Wood TV Center,pocket doors, holds 32-36 TV.55 in. high x 44 in. wide. Beautiful cond. $250. Desk, 3 drawers & door,60 wide x 22 deep. exc. cond. $45. 352-489-1239 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER [BLONDE] includes 19 in. TV. $25 must see! 352-344-8212 Fold Away Bed Plus Mattress $75. (352) 527-7919 Household Items for Sale, some Ethan Allen pieces, lounge chair, 3 bd. rm. side tables, animal print bench, chest of drawers, leather chair, teak 10 drawer cab. 2 rattan bar stools, 5 pc. rattan din. set, 3pc. fabric sofa & rug never used 382-3346 HUTCH Solid Oak, $300. obo (440) 773-1480 cell King Sz Oak Bedroom Set complete 7 pc. set excellent condition $1200. obo (352) 897-4681 OAK CHINACABINET 79 high x 56 wide x 16 deep Very good cond $100 Call (352)302-1076 Oak Entertainment Center, fits up to 80 inch. TV $300 Cell (541) 973-5030 OAK KIDS DESK Sized K to 8th, 2x4 Foot, Risers, 2 Drawers and Book Shelf, Nice $100 341-0450 SOFA& LOVE SEAT Ashley Millennium Tan leather Recliners Excellent condition Asking $500 for both. 352 726 7745 DVD PLAYER Yamaha DV-C-6660, 5 DVD changer, high-end, ($15) 352-212-1596 HOME THEATRE CENTRE SPEAKER Quality Danish SEAS Coaxial, 150W, Ported Solid Oak Box, $100 341-0450 JVC DVD PLAYER + VCR COMBO UNIT JVC quality, Nice, Manual, Remote, in Box, Like New $60 341-0450 VCR WORKS GREAT Never use want gone $5.00 Pine Ridge 352-270-3909 100 AMPBREAKER BOX NEW, Main Lug, 6 spaces, 12 circuits for INDOOR USE. $75 352-249-7212 WINDOWS NEW Double hung, Double Pane. 2 sets of 30 by 62 french cut tempered glass ; $225 ea 352-503-6537 20 HPMonitor w/keybard, like new $50. Kurio 10S, android tablet, never used, $175. (352) 513-4317 COMPUTER GAMES most multi-pack, 1 with 500,000 games, good shape,($20) 352-613-7493 EPSON NX330 PRINTER wifi connect. hardly used. $25. 352-344-8212 HPDESKTOPPC a1430n Dual core 2GHz CPU, 1GB RAM 250GB, DVD, XP, No Ethernet, Clean $50 341-0450 WIFI ROUTER CISCO LINKSYS E1200 Has WPA2 Security, Wireless N, Mac or PC, $30 341-0450 XBOX DEAD ISLAND GAME For XBOX 360, Good Condition, $20 341-0450 John Deer Tractor Loader, model #3320 Like New, 280 hrs. 4 WD, HST, Canopy $16,000. 352-795-9339 Aluminum PATIO TABLES & CHAIRS. 4 chairs w/cushions & table w/umbrella. $60. 352/628-0698. PATIO TABLE Large oval glass top with aluminum frame Excellent condition $45. 352-270-3909 RV/Camp CHAIRS 2 NEW W/attached tables, H-Duty, $50 4-both 352-249-7212 2 MATCHING BROWN big overstuffed chairs, microfiber suede v/good cond.(nonsmokers). $100 ea.,$190 both. 860-2701. 2 ROCKER RECLINERS -dark green $30 each or both for $50 Maple double bed w/Sealy comfort cloud mattress & box spring $100 All in very good cond Call (352) 302-1076 3 PIECE LIVING ROOM SET3 PIECE LIVINGROOM SETDual reclining fabric sofa, loveseat and rocker recliner. Very good condition. No kids, pets or smokers in house. $500.00. 352-400-4924. 20x20 storage unit filled with beautiful wood furniture. Made for displays in retail setting. Eleven 8-10 ft units; like new. If interested call Daystar Life Ctr (352) 795-8668
C10SATURDAY,FEBRUARY8,2014 CLASSIFIEDS CITRUSCOUNTY( FL ) CHRONICLE Gail Hargreaves Broker/Realtor (352) 795-9123 www.charlottegrealty.com OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY FEB. 8TH 11:30AM-3:30PM202 N. MCGOWAN AVE.Directions: From Crystal River go south on US Hwy. 19 to east on Venable, left on Dunkenfeld, left on Pinebrook, left on McGowan, home on right. STOP BY AND SEE THIS SPECTACULAR POOL HOME LOCATED IN THE POPULAR SEVEN RIVERS GOLF CLUB COMMUNITYThis beautifully appointed 2007 three bedroom, two bath, three car garage home sits on .86 acre and features huge lanai, salt water pool/spa, fireplace, tray ceilings, gourmet kitchen, wood cabinets, and equipped with germicidal UV light/filter. PRICE RECENTLY REDUCED TO $299,900000HC86 000HA6N MICHELE ROSERealtorSimply put I ll work harder 352-212-5097 isellcitruscounty@ yahoo.com Craven Realty, Inc. 352-726-1515 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 $10,000 Down, 10 yrs @ 6 per cent Call: Jack Lemieux Cell (305) 607-7886 Realty USA INC 407-599-5002 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 FOR AFREE, NO OBLIGATION MARKET ANALYSIS! 352 212 1989 lawanda.watt@ century21.com Century 21 J.W. Morton Real Estate, Inc. 4BR/2BA, 2400 Sq ft. pool home, addl heat pump. Well maintained Pine St. Fully Furnished $225,000 (352) 382-5298 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 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 Buying or Selling, its time to make your move!Coleen Fatone-Anderson Realtor Cell:(352) 476-8579email: Cfatone@tampabay.r r .com ERA American Realty & Investments 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 3/21/4 Acre MOL on River Oak Lane Inverness Glamour bath Eat-in Kitchen $69,995. 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 OPEN HOUSESun. Feb. 14, 11a-1 Start the New Year With A Home Sweet Home 2 HOUSES 1 105 Knob HIll S t. 806 Shelly T err Inverness, 34450 Call Patty Sargent For More Details 352-613-6500 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 2Br/2Ba/1CGhome on approx 1 ac. land Owner Financed $80,000, w/$5,000 down. No qualifying (305) 891-2323 For Sale By Owner 3/2 w/ Pool, Crystal River Near Plantation Golf Course Call for Appt. (954) 547-5722 Cell $89,900. 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 email@example.com When it comes to Realestate ... Im there for you The fishing is great Call me for your new Waterfront Home LOOKING TO SELL? CALLME TODAY! HOMOSASSA4/2, BLOCK HOME, MOTHER IN LAW APT. decking, 1/4 ac, fenced, lots of privacy $65,000 (305) 619-0282, Cell SECLUDED 3BR/2BA, 1653 sf, 2 car CP, 2 story barn. Includes acr e buildable lot. $109,900 352-613-2289 Buying or Selling REALESTATE, Let Me Work For You!BETTYHUNTREALTORERA KEY 1 Realty, Inc. 352 586-0139hunt4houses68 @yahoo.comwww.bettyhunts homes.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. INCOME PRODUCING COMMERCIALAUCTIONSTUESDAY FEBRUARY 1110 AM 14,688+ SF Retail and 1+ acre outparcel in Plantation Plaza7260 BROAD ST. BROOKSVILLE, FL 346011 PM 5,100+ SF Retail on Sterling Rd and 6640+ Powell Square Commercial Buildings1213 HWY 41 N INVERNESS, FL34450HIGGENBOTHAM AUCTIONEERS 800-257-4161 Higgenbotham.comM. E Higgenbotham, CAI, AARE, FL LIC# AU305AB158 OPEN HOUSESun. Feb. 14, 11a-1 Start the New Year With A Home Sweet Home 2 HOUSES 1 105 Knob HIll S t. 806 Shelly T err Inverness, 34450 Call Patty Sargent For More Details 352-613-6500 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 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 Beautiful home you are looking for! 4 bedroom. 2 bath, 2 car garage in gated community large 14K sq. ft. lot, custom pool many upgrades. 3300 sq. ft.Can email info.For Sale by Owner NO brokers please! 352-601-6942 352-513-4463 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 CITRUS HILLS2/2, Furn. Long or Shrt Term 352-527-8002, or 352-476-4242 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 CRYSTAL RIVER3/2Clean, $800. mo. 352-795-6299, 352-364-2073 INVERNESS2/1 Caged Pool Fl. Rm. 1 mi. from Wal -Mart $850(352) 344-1411 INVERNESS3/2/2, Clean & Open Close to Downtown No Pets, 352-400-5723 INVERNESS3/2/carport, lg fenced yard, sun room appvd pet with addl fee. $775/mo sec & 1st. 352-697-2195 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 Pine Ridge3bd,2ba,2cg, avail. March 1st, beautiful home backed up to wooded area for privacy, bkfst nook off galley kitchen, dining, lg lvng room, lanai, screened in patio, w/d,$1000. + $1000. sec. (603) 860-3501 RENT T O OWN Inv 3 bd/ No credit ck! 352-464-6020 JADEMISSION.COM HERNANDOAffordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 HOMOSASSANice, quite/secluded 1/1 porch, deck, boat sliip. H2O/garb incd $525 + sec. No Pets 941-730-2359 (cell) 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 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. Specializing in Acreage,Farms Ranches & Commercial Richard (Rick) Couch, Broker Couch Realty & Investments, Inc. (352) 212-3559 RCOUCH.com 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 Ready To Move In 3/2 with large back deck on 1.5 acres. Close to town call 352-795-2377 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 2BD/1BA Singlewide with added fam. rm rasied deck, lg. shed, furnished 55+ $184 mo Reduced Price $5,500, (352) 726-3726 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 HOMOSASSASEstate liquidation Sale Buy 1000s of $$$ below market. 1983 Fleetwood 14x66 3bd 2ba, good cond. fully furn,In Nice 55+ park with reasonable lot rent ($259/mo) Only $6500. (352) 628-5977 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 RENTAL MANAGEMENT REALTY, INC.352-795-7368000HC5U $875 & UNDER 8410 N. Elkcam Blvd. 3/2/1, 1250 sq. ft. 272 N. Big Oaks Pt.2/2/2, 1510 sq ft.6441 W. Rosedale Dr.2/2/1, 1140 sq. ft.$600 & UNDER 8 S. Fillmore St.2/1, 875 sq. ft.1872 Freeman Pl. 2/1, 902 sq. ft.2278 S. Sandburg Pt.2/1, duplex, great location229 S. Monroe2/1/1, 1,072 sq. ft.For More Listings Go To www.CitrusCountyHomeRentals.com CRYSTALRIVER2/BR $550. 3BR $750 Near Town 563-9857 FLORAL CITYLAKEFRONT 1 Bedrm. AC, Clean, No Pets (352) 344-1025 HOMOSASSA1/1, Clean, Quiet, CHA $375. Incl. Water. 352563-2114, 257-6461 INVERNESS1/1 near CM Hospital $475 incld water/garb $950 moves you in 352-422-2393 LECANTOLarge 2/2, ceramic tile throughout, eat-in Kit. screened porch, laundry room, CHA, near new Walmart $550. 1st/Sec, 352-746-4191 352-697-5900 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 3 Dapple Dachshund Puppies, all female w/papers, pls call Sylvia (727) 235-2265 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, Available Registered Lots of Colors Males Starting @ $400. Beverly Hills, FL. (352) 270-8827 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 BRING YOUR 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! HOMOSASSA2/1, $560 mo. Near Walmart & 2/1 $515. mo. 352-464-3159 1999 Mobile Home 28x60, bank owned, Repo, Great Shape Financing Available. Call 352-795-1272 MUST SEE ATTENTION:Custom order a new home and receive 20% OFF, between now and tax day. April 15th. Factory direct, Call (352) 621-3807 Crystal River 2 bed 1 bath singlewide Mobile Home in 55+ park, Florida room, car port, separate laundry, furnished $9000. 607-591-0273 MOVE IN NOWNice Home on AC fenced yard, 1500 sf 3/2 Home in new cond., Drywall with 2x6 construction. New appliances, carpet, paint, decks, & ceramic tile flooring. Financing available only $69,900. ($450/mo.) W.A.C Call (352) 621-9183 Palm Harbor Homes 55+ Community Special! $5K for your old home! Many models to choose from Call John L yons @ 800 622 2832 ext 210 for det ails SAVE, SAVE, SAVE, $3,000-$11,000 on our huge lot model sale going on now. Only 3 left! Call Taylor Made Homes Call (352) 621-9181 New Homes from $40.00 per sq. ft. 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. $12,500. Drive by then call 115 N. West Ave. Inverness 352-621-0559 MUST SEE! Homosassa/Ready To Move In! 2006, 32x80, 4/2, Owner Financing. $86,900 obo 352-795-2377 Owner Financing Available for Mobile Homes! Call for Details 352-795-2377 I I I I I I I I Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 I I I I I I I I Need whole body vibrator. For poor Circulation (352) 249-1190 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 at celestial 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. GEORGIA LEEGeorgia Lee, 4-y.o. spayed Brindle/ white Bulldog/ possible hound mix, weight 66 lbs. Gentle, calm, great on leash, appears housebrkn. Has some hip dysplasia which she doesnt seem to notice. Good family/ companion dog. Adoption fee $30.00. Call Joanne @ 352-697-2682. 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. PUPPY LOVE 2 Little Chihuahuas 10 weeks, male, 1 white, 1 blue, HC, puppy pac, $200 ea. Baby Yorkies, ready end of February Janet (352) 628-7852 (352) 220-4231
SATURDAY,FEBRUARY8,2014 C 11 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS 901-0213 SA/THCRN Perez, Diana 2011-CA-3593 NOFS PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 2011CA3593 NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. DIANA S. PEREZ, et.al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 21, 2014, and entered in 2011CA3593 of the Circuit Court of the Fifth Judicial Circuit in and for Citrus County, Florida, wherein NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, is the Plaintiff and DIANA S. PEREZ; CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA; CITIFINANCIAL INC.; TAMPA BAY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DIANA S. PEREZ N/K/A EMELIO PEREZ; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) are the Defendant(s). Angela Vick as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, www.citrus.r ealfor eclose.com at 10:00 AM on February 20, 2014 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 11 AND LOT 10 LESS THE WEST 25 FEET, BLOCK D, CLEAR SPRINGS PARK, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 17 THROUGH 19, PUBLIC RECORDS OF CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 4th day of February, 2014. By:/s/ Phillip Jones, Esq. FBN:107721 for Olen McLean, Florida Bar: 0096455 Robertson, Anschutz & Schneid, PL, Attorneys for Plaintiff 6409 Congress Avenue, Suite 100, Boca Raton, Florida 33487 IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs an accommodation in order to participate in a proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator for the Courts at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; to appear in Court at, Citrus County, John Sullivan: (352) 341-6700 Published in the Citrus County Chronicle February 8 & 13, 2014. 10-03489 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 1850 S.E. Hwy. 19, Crystal River, FL (866) 982-6876 SHOP FROM HOME @ WWW.CITRUSKIA.COM TRUCKLOADS OF SURPLUS & BANK OWNED VEHICLES FOR IMMEDIATE SALE AT BLOWOUT PRICES! AT CITRUS KIA, WE JUST DONT CLOSE CAR DEALS, WE OPEN RELATIONSHIPS 2000 KIA SPORTAGE $ 59 /mo. MA XIMUM $$ FOR YOUR T RADE-IN $2,000 CASH DOWN 4.9% APR 72 MO. TERM OVERSTOCKED AUCTION PRICING! FEBRUARY 8, 9 & 10 SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY 9AM 6PM 12PM 5PM 8:30AM 7PMUNTIL UNTIL UNTIL COMING TO CRYSTAL RIVER! Stk# G211807B 2007 KIA RONDO ONLY $ 7,9992007 MITSUBISHI GALANT ONLY $ 6,4002008 SUZUKI GRAND VITARA XSPORT ONLY $ 9,4992009 NISSAN ALTIMA STK#G490677B $ 12,0002012 NISSAN VERSA STK#7P889906 $ 12,9002006 SATURN ION $ 109 /mo. STK#701549113$1,000 cash down. 4.9% APR, 72 mo. term2002 FORD F-150 $ 199 /mo. STK#G517848A$1,000 cash down. 4.9% APR, 72 mo. term2004 KIA SORENTO $ 129 /mo. STK#G285786A$1,000 cash down. 4.9% APR, 72 mo. term STK#P446220A STK#G482858B STK#G522694AR E G I S T E R T O W I N A F R E E 5 0 F L A T S C R E E N T V R E G I S T E R T O REGISTER TO W I N A F R E E WIN A FREE 5 0 F L A T 50 FLAT S C R E E N T V SCREEN TV FREE FLORIDA LOTTO TICKET FOR STOPPING BY! 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 HONDA1995 Goldwing 61K miles, Exc Cond. Asking $4500 (352) 212-8696 Triumph-750 Bonnieville. 10K orig doc mi. True classic. Like new cond. First $4,500. 352-513-4257 CHEVY2003 Venture Van, 7 pass. and priced to sell. Call 352-628-4600 For appointment 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 FORD1993 F250 Diesel Extended cab, extended bed, bed liner, camper shell, excellent condition. 86,000 mi $5000.00 352-564-0788 Liquidation SaleHelp Us Stay in Biz. RENT -BUY-SELL CAR -TRUCK -BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 Toyota1992 ext. cab, pick-up 5 spd, $80k mi. one owner, good cond. $3700.(352) 382-4511 CHRYSLER2005, Pacifica AWD, low miles, leather extra clean $9,450. 352-341-0018 HONDA2007, Element, Hard to find, cold A/C, runs great, Must See, Call (352) 628-4600 JEEPWrangler 1989 automatic 71,408 miles $1895 8632742373 MECURY Mountaineer 162k mi, leather, sunroof, cold AC $3500 OBO (352) 726-4881 lv msg DODGE2012, Avenger RT, Sunroof, leather, navi, $17,995 352-341-0018 HONDA2013 Civic LX, Priced to sell, Serious callers only 352-628-9444 LINCOLN, Town Car, white, 100,370.5 miles $3,000. (352) 503-9290 Patrick Liquidation SaleHelp Us Stay in Biz. RENT -BUY-SELL CAR -TRUCK -BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 SUBARU, Legacy has only 66k miles, new brakes & tires, 4 DR, Auto, $10,900. 352-586-3072 Transmission Repair & FinanceCONSIGNMENT USA US 19 CR, 461-4518 AUTO SWAP CORRAL SHOW21TH ANNUALWINTER SWAP MEETSUMTER COUNTYFairgrounds, BushnellFeb. 14, 15, 16th 1-800-438-8559 CHRYSLER1990 CONV, 1 owner, exc cond Dk Cherry, white top,all org. eq. $4900, 352-527-4518 ELCAMINOConquista, 1983 Good condition Nice Driver $3,950 (352) 564-9336 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 CHEVROLET2010, Silverado Reg Cab WT $13,495, 352-341-0018 CHEVY, Silverado 103K miles, w/ topper $9,500 (352) 628-7765 Cell (352) 228-0984 DODGE1995, 2500, Reg Cab Work Box Truck $2,888. 352-341-0018 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 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 CHRYSLER, Sebring, GTC, convert., loaded only 70K, econ. V6, CD, full pwr.garaged, perfect, $5,650., 352-212-4882 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 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 FORD2004, Mustang, Looking for a sports car? Here it is, 6 cyl. automatic, appointment Only Call 352-628-4600 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 Deluxe Aerodynamic, fiberglass travel trailer. Loaded. Easy to tow with small vehicle. Microwave, 3 way fridge-freezer, under-shelf TV,CD,DVD,radio. Roof AC Gas heater etc.etc. $11,000 OBO Telephone 352 527-1022 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. com Holiday Rambler2008, SAVOY, 26 ft. Travel trlr. N ew awning, 1 slide out, central vac. ducted air. Emmucalate inside & out $12,500. 352-586-1694 MACS MOBILE R V REP AIR & MAINT RVTC Certified Tech. 352-613-0113, Lic/Ins. NA TURE COAST R V R V service, parts, sales Mobile Repair/Maint. 352-795-7820, Lic/Ins. WILDERNESS1995, 24 ft Camper $2900. (772) 260-4363 cell BRIDGESTONE LT245/75R16 M/S-E Dot 11/12 10-32nd rubber left, V-steel rib 265, $150 firm (903) 487-9272 CHEVROLET1953 Parts Car, Belair, 4 dr, No trans, no eng, no windows $600. obo (352) 257-3542, Cell Transmission for Sale out of a 2000 Silverado, V8 or V6 Engine, rebuilt by coast to coast, $1,300 Sell for $850. 465-0989 Autos, Trucks, SUVs & Vans -Cash Pd Larrys Auto Sales 352-564-8333 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 Davit Boat Lift up to 1200 lbs easy you remove, motor listed 2 yrs. old. pictures avail. $500. (352) 422-6649 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 Bass Tracker18, 70hp Evanrude Motor w/trim, $2500. (352) 795-9651 Carolina skiff1998 boat, motor 30hp evanrude. trailer, lots of extras2500.OR BEST OFFER352-228-1256 FISHING BOAT2002 Lowe,1995: 50 HP Johnson Motor & trlr, new cvr, extras VGC $3000 obo 527-2566 OUTBOARD MOTOR EVENRUDE 4.5 HP 15 in .shaft, fresh water motor $475 call (352) 613-8453 Porta-Boat 12w/trailer & cover $900. Johnson Outboard Motor 5hp, model cd-20c, overhauled $450. (419) 944-8777 WANTED TO BUY Pontoon Boat Needing Repair (352) 637-3983 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 BAY, 37 DB, 25K miles Freight Liner, Loaded $69,995. obo 352-795-7820 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 Sport Coach IV Motor home, 38diesel pusher, coming allison trans,1989, 63,670 mi, Possible trade$22,000. 812-360-3834, 327-2814 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 INVERNESS, 2BR/1BA Carport. Fl. Rm., Open Lake Completely Remodeled Inside & Out, 1 mile from town $125.000,352-422-4749 LAKE ROUSSEAU 2/1BA, Two Lots, Pool Boatslips, Shop, $169K contract considered 5311 W Riverbend Rd (815) 980-8642 Homosassa/Crystal River area, 2-3 BR Need Owner Finance option. Please Call 218-290-1869 (cell) 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 Inverness 80 x 100 private lot, High, Dry convenient location quiet residential area $5,000. obo (352) 476-8310, Owner PARADISE! OZELLO! Ideal for Fisher persons -seafood lovers Middle of Fl. State Preserve. Minutes for Gulf. $39,000, 727-733-0583 Citrus Hills Townhouse 2br/2ba + carport Fully Furnished ,Very nice, many extras near pool, great view Must See $79,000 (352) 527-4518 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 Your High-Tech Citrus County RealtorROD KENNER352-436-3531 ERA Suncoast Realty SCAN OR GO TO www. BestNatur eCoast Pr operties.com To view my properties
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C14SATURDAY, FEBRUARY8, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE 000HB8J SIGN RIDE AND THE EVENT $ 0 DOWN PAYMENT $ 0 1 ST MONTHS PAYMENT $ 0 DUE AT SIGNING Learn Why Ford Is Americas Favorite Brand See Dealer For Complete Details. 2014 FOCUS $229 mo. 36 Month Lease Security deposit waived. Does not include tax, tag & title fees. 2014 FUSION $279 mo. 36 Month Lease Security deposit waived. Does not include tax, tag & title fees. 2014 ESCAPE $279 mo. 36 Month Lease Security deposit waived. Does not include tax, tag & title fees. 2014 EXPLORER $339 mo. 36 Month Lease Security deposit waived. Does not include tax, tag & title fees. 2014 FIESTA $229 mo. 36 Month Lease Security deposit waived. Does not include tax, tag & title fees. 2014 EDGE $329 mo. 36 Month Lease Security deposit waived. Does not include tax, tag & title fees. **Plus tax, tag, title and administrative fee of $399. W.A.C. See dealer for additional details. Dea ler is not responsible for typographical errors. Pictures are for illustrative purposes only. Not al l buyer will qualify for Ford Credit financing. 0% APR financing for 36 months at $16.67 per $1,000 financed regardless of do wn payment. (PGM #20476). For all offers, take new retail delivery from dealer stock by 03/31/14. SALE HOURS: Mon-Fri: 8-7 Sat: 8:30 5:00 Hwy. 44 W. Inverness 726-1231 www.nicknicholasford.com GENUINE PARTS. GENUINE SERVICE. GENUINE PEACE OF MIND. S EE O UR E NTIRE I NVENTORY AT : nicknicholasford.com Ocala Inverness Brooksville Spring Hill Homosass a Springs Crystal River Inglis Dunnellon 486 Hwy 44 Hwy. 41 Hwy. 98 Hwy. 50 US 19 Hwy 490 Hwy 20 0 Nick Nicholas Ford Nick Nicholas Floral City Hwy 491 Beverly Hills Brad Hill Salesperson of the Month USED INVENTORY BLOWOUT SALE LOWEST PRICES OF THE YEAR 2008 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS LS ONE FINE AUTO. N3T485A SALE PRICE $10,900 2009 FORD FOCUS SEL LOW MILEAGE & GREAT GAS MILEAGE. NP5903A SALE PRICE $11,500 2010 MERCURY MILAN LOW PAYMENT CAR. NP5937 SALE PRICE $12,800 2010 FORD FOCUS SES EXCELLENT FUEL MILEAGE. N3T319B SALE PRICE $12,900 2011 FORD FOCUS SE GREAT ECONOMY. NP5897 SALE PRICE $13,500 2012 FORD FOCUS S ONLY 19K MILES. N3T440E SALE PRICE $13,500 2005 NEW VISION SPORTSTER TOY HAULER. N3T247D SALE PRICE $15,500 2013 HYUNDAI ELANTRA GT ONLY 8K MILES. N3T399N SALE PRICE $18,500 2012 FORD ESCAPE XLT ONLY 22K MILES. NP5923A SALE PRICE $18,500 2010 LINCOLN MKZ BLOW OUT PRICE. NP5932 SALE PRICE $18,500 2010 FORD FUSION HYBRID HYBRID EFFECIENT. NP5920 SALE PRICE $18,800 2010 CADILLAC CTS COME SEE THIS ONE. NP5939 SALE PRICE $20,900 2012 LINCOLN MKZ ONLY 22K MILES. NP5916 SALE PRICE $21,900 2010 FORD EDGE LIMITED GREAT CROSSOVER. N4T053A SALE PRICE $22,500 2010 LINCOLN MKX ONLY 35K MILES. NP5928 SALE PRICE $23,500 2010 FORD EDGE AWD SEL ONLY 34K MILES. NP5915 SALE PRICE $23,500 2009 FORD EXPLORER XLT SPORT TRAC HARD TO FIND. NP5929 SALE PRICE $22,900 2013 FORD FUSION SE ONLY 6K MILES. N3C235A SALE PRICE $24,900 2011 FORD EDGE LIMITED ONLY 20K MILES. N3T531A SALE PRICE $25,400 2011 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 4X4 CREW CAB 4 WHEEL FUN. N3T198A SALE PRICE $26,900