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FEBRUARY 11, 2014Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best CommunityVOL. 119 ISSUE 188 50 CITRUS COUNTYSemis: Area teams hit the road in regional action /B1 www.chronicleonline.com HIGH77LOW56Mostly sunny, pleasant.PAGE A4TODAY& next morning TUESDAY INDEX Classifieds . . . .C11 Comics . . . . .C10 Crossword . . . .C9 Community . .C7, C8 Editorial . . . .A10 Entertainment . . .A4 Horoscope . . . .A4 Lottery Numbers . .B4 Lottery Payouts . .B4 Movies . . . . .C10 Obituaries . . . .A6 TV Listings . . . .C9 Associated PressMIAMI Possible presidential contender Sen. Marco Rubio called Monday for overhauling the nations higher education system to close an opportunity gap between Americans with and without advanced degrees. The Florida Republican said the reforms should include state-accredited alternatives to four-year colleges, incomebased terms for repaying college loans and new standards for accrediting free Internet courses. Those with the right advanced education are making more money than ever. But those who are not are falling farther and farther behind, Rubio said at an education forum at Miami Dade College. The result is an opportunity gap developing between haves and have-nots, those who have advanced education and those who do not. And if we do not reverse that trend, we will lose the upward mobility that made America exceptional. Rubios proposal comes as Republicans seek an alternative to President Barack Obamas agenda to bolster the middle class, some of which touches on the same higher education issues. The affordability and access plan also is part of the GOPs effort to step past the elitesounding tone of some of Mitt Romneys statements during his 2012 presidential bid. At the height of that race, footage was released showing Romney suggesting that 47 percent of Americans view themselves as victims who wont take responsibility for themselves. The price tag for tuition and fees at public four-year colleges is up 27 percent beyond overall inflation over the last five years, according to the latest figures from the College Board. The average annual cost for a full-time student at a four-year public college is now $18,390, including room, board and tuition. Subtract grants and tax benefits, and it drops to $12,620. More than 70 percent of the national college class of 2012 had loan debt at graduation, and their debt averaged $29,400, according to the most recent figures from the California-based Institute for College Access and Success. Rubio is touting several private-sector solutions. At the heart of his proposal are alternatives to a four-year college degree. Free online Rubio: Time to rethink higher education Florida Senator says its becoming harder for people to get ahead Marco Rubioseen as potential GOP presidential candidate in 2016. See RUBIO/ Page A2 NANCYKENNEDY Staff writerCRYSTAL RIVERAmessage to the thousands of tourists who come to the Nature Coast on vacation each winter hoping to encounter manatees in the wild: Use your manatee manners, please. That means: No poking, prodding, stabbing, kicking, feeding, riding, holding, chasing, grabbing, feeding or standing on. Theyre not puppy dogs, said Stacy Dunn, manatee advocate and local tour boat captain. People treat them like theyre pets and that scares the animals out of the warm waters, which is their habitat. Theyre here for their survival. From November to April, manatees come to the relatively warm springs to feed and escape the cold gulf water, congregating in places like Three Sisters Springs and Kings Springs. To help keep manatees safe from overly excited and curious humans, the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge sends out teams of volunteer manatee watchers daily, both in the water with kayaks or standing on the boardwalk at Three Sisters Springs. The program started back in the 1990s with about 30 volunteers, mostly in canoes. Kayaks came later, said Ivan Vicente, visitor services specialist for the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. Today, there are about 75 volunteers, mostly retirees. A shift is four hours, with two shifts a day. Theyre out there looking for injured or distressed manatees, but mainly theyre out there to educate boaters, Vicente said. Also, they address violations by talking to people and asking them to stop. They document incidences, take photos or video and turn it into law enforcement. For the most part, just their presence, someone in uniform, prevents infractions, he said. Randy Loehe has been a volunteer manatee watcher for about two years. He said the biggest issue he sees when hes out is the volume of boats and the number of people all trying to get into a small area. Its not uncommon to see 100 people in the water, Loehe said. When they encounter a manatee, they get excited, and if there are a lot of people in the water sometimes a group of them will surround it, without meaning to cause it harm. He added that the local boat captains are good about teaching people what to do Manatee manners matter Volunteers educate visitors on proper etiquette for dealing with marine mammals STEPHEN E. LASKO/For the ChronicleVolunteer manatee watcher Beth Perez escorts a family from Las Vegas into Three Sisters Springs on Thursday morning. Its so cool the people I get to meet from all over the world, she said. See MANNERS/ Page A2 CHRISVANORMER Staff writerWhile many former state reform school students allege physical abuse and even death at the hands of staff, the stories dont ring true for a Dunnellon man who was sent to the Marianna facility in the Florida Panhandle for 26 months in the 1960s. Bob Massingill, 61, got in touch with the Chronicleafter reading about Floral City resident Jim Blount, who was sent to the former Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in 1949. Blount related a horrific experience of being beaten until he was bloody with a leather strap and Man offers different take on infamous reform school Dunnellon man: Facility was hard but fair Bob Massingill See SCHOOL/ Page A7 MIKEWRIGHT Staff writerA federal lawsuit settled by the Citrus County School District in September 2012 regarding allegations against two former soccer coaches is coming back to haunt the school board in a nearly identical case. A circuit court judge ruled last month that transcripts of closed meetings the school board had with its attorney regarding the first lawsuit are public record, even though they may have a disastrous result for the school board in the second lawsuit. The transcripts are nothing short of an instruction manual on how to prevail against the board in the litigation, Circuit Court Judge Patricia Thomas Settlement comes back to haunt school district Judge says discussions with attorney are public record See LAWSUIT/ Page A2
DUI arrest Thad Donahue, 37, of Stoker Road, Menlo, Ga., at 5:28 a.m. Feb. 8 on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence (second offense). He also faces a felony charge of corruption by threat against a public servant. According to his arrest affidavit, Donahue was parked in a parking lot in Homosassa with the car still running. The deputy spotted two empty Bud Light cans on the passenger floorboard along with a glass mug in the center console that contained a brown liquid later identified by Donahue as Crown Royal. He was asked to perform field sobriety tests but refused. Donahue also refused Breathalyzer testing. While en route to the Citrus County Detention Facility Donahue reportedly made numerous threats against both the deputy and his wife. Bond $3,000. Michelle Murphy, 38, of Southeast Mayo Drive, Crystal River, at 8:03 p.m. Feb. 7 on misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence and DUI with damage to property. According to her arrest affidavit, Murphy is accused of hitting a victim on a bicycle on Northwest U.S. 19. The bicyclist suffered injuries to his left leg consisting of a large laceration, which required stitches, and several smaller cuts. Murphy was asked to perform field sobriety tests and did poorly. Tests of her breath showed her blood alcohol concentration was 0.207 percent and 0.2 percent. The legal limit is 0.08 percent. Bond $1,000. Christopher Himmel, 29, of West Highland Boulevard, Inverness, at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 8 on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence. According to his arrest affidavit, Himmel is accused of backing into a patrol vehicle that had pulled up behind his vehicle. At the time of the incident the deputy was out of his vehicle and approaching Himmels vehicle. He was asked to perform field sobriety tests and did poorly. Himmel refused Breathalyzer testing. He requested to speak with a supervisor while en route to the Citrus County Detention Facility, and spoke with a sergeant at the jail. Bond $500.Domestic arrests Tina Williams, 35, of Beverly Hills, at 9:16 a.m. Feb. 7 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. Jerry Golden Jr., 47, of Homosassa, at 2:08 p.m. Feb. 7 on a felony charge of domestic battery. He was also arrested on an active warrant for misdemeanor charges of criminal mischief and battery. Todd Downs, 44, of Inverness, at 2:48 p.m. Feb. 7 on a felony charge of domestic battery by strangulation. Marshall Vaughan, 40, of Homosassa, at 8:23 a.m. Feb. 7 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. and what not to do. Its called passive interaction, where you float on the surface and let the manatee come to you if it wants to, he said. Then youre allowed to touch it. Bonnie Nemmers, coordinator for the volunteer manatee watchers program, said its important that volunteers not only be knowledgeable about manatee etiquette, but also the erosion around Three Sisters Springs so they can educate the public. An important tool for both volunteers and manatee lovers alike is the Manatee Manners series of videos available on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Website one for swimmers, paddlers, boaters and photographers that give instructions on how to encounter manatees to ensure their safety. View it at fws.gov/crystalriver. Stacy Dunn suggested county residents watch the video, too, since some of the biggest offenders she encounters are local people who think that its OK to play with the manatees because we live here. Weve got to get rid of the puppy dog mentality or well lose the privilege of swimming with the manatees, she said. Lets have some compassion for them as they try to survive here with what little bit of warm water we have left for them to survive in. Contact Chronicle reporter Nancy Kennedy at352-564-2927 or email@example.com acknowledged in her ruling. The first case involved two former Citrus High School soccer players who said their junior varsity coaches made sexuallycharged comments around them. When the players and their parents complained, the coaches are alleged to have threatened to close the program and blame the girls, according to court records. Plus, the lawsuit states, CHS officials tried to expel one girl and her sister and transfer them to school in Sumter County, based on residency claims. The lawsuit claimed retaliation against the girls for filing complaints against the district alleging violations of Title IX, the federal law regarding equal access to sports for girls and boys. The first lawsuit, filed in April 2011, was settled out of court in September 2012. Shortly after that, the girls parents William and Karen Bigge, and Wayne and Laurie Canfield filed a similar lawsuit in federal court claiming district officials also retaliated against them. Bigge filed a public records request with the school district for transcripts of the meetings school board members had with their attorney in the first lawsuit involving his daughters, according to court records. The district refused, saying it instead sought an opinion from the attorney generals office. That opinion, however, sided against the school district. Attorney General Pam Bondi said the public records law is clear: Transcripts of closed attorneyclient sessions become public once the lawsuit they are discussing ends. The law makes no exception for cases such as the one described by Citrus school district officials, Bondi said. Bigge followed the attorney generals opinion with another public records request, which was ignored. He then sued the school board, asking a judge to declare the transcripts public record. The school district argued releasing the transcripts would put it at a great disadvantage against Bigge, since his federal lawsuit uses arguments virtually identical to the first lawsuit. Thomas, in her ruling, acknowledged that point. Because the second case involves the same claims, same facts, same events, and same witnesses, the mental impressions of the boards counsel in the first case would be the same mental impressions for the second case, she wrote. However, she wrote, the first case was settled and the transcripts are public record. The school district filed an appeal Feb. 7, even though the transcripts of two school board sessions with its attorney are now part of the court record and anyone can view them at the Citrus County Courthouse. The school district has asked a federal judge to dismiss the second lawsuit. The federal district judge signed an order on Feb. 6 saying he would wait 45 days before issuing a ruling. courses evaluated and overseen by an independent accrediting board would be transferable to traditional schools and eligible for federal aid. Workers could also use their skills to earn certifications or degrees outside traditional institutions by passing new standardized tests. I want to add more options to the menu. And the more options we have, the more affordable it will be and the more people were going to be able to empower, he told the AP in an interview before the conference, presented by National Journal. Education experts have raised questions about the credibility of free online courses and for-profit colleges. Rubio, who often notes that he still owed more than $100,000 in student loans when he became a senator in 2011, said college students should be offered cost-benefit analyses comparing how much they can expect to earn in a particular field to how much they will owe after earning a degree in the subject. The Obama administration is also exploring whether to include salary data in a new ratings system of colleges that it wants to tie to financial aid. Critics in the higher education community say such evaluations are unfair and compromise schools autonomy. In addition to federal loans, Rubio called for the creation of student investment plans. Private investment firms would cover tuition costs that could be repaid later as a fixed percentage of a graduates income for a set number of years, regardless of whether that amount covers the total debt. The Republican lawmaker also called for simplifying the federal aid process and making incomebased loan repayment mandatory.A2TUESDAY, FEBRUARY11, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLELOCAL 000HAFB Appointment Call 228-4975 6254 W. Corporate Oaks Drive, Crystal River (In Meadowcrest) Dr. Kenneth P. Pritchyk DPM Comprehensive foot & ankle care for the entire family. NATURE COAST Foot And Ankle Center, LLC 000H9IN Board Certified American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology and Otorhinolaryngology Board Certified National Board of Examiners for Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons Ward Eye Center 8490 W. Homosassa Trail, Homosassa (352) 489-3579 (352) 628-0123 MODERN MODERN DIABETIC DIABETIC SPECIALIST SPECIALIST M USIC & M OVIE in the Park M USIC & M OVIE in the Park KINGS BAY PARK 268 NW 3RD STREET IN CRYSTAL RIVER FREE EVENT! 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According to his arrest affidavit, a residential burglary alarm brought deputies to South Ann Point in Homosassa, where a suspicious person was reported in the area. Deputies spotted Smith walking in the area and began questioning him. While speaking with Smith they heard the strange sound of plastic being chewed coming from his mouth. Deputies requested, then demanded, that Smith open his mouth but were reportedly met with refusals until the threat of being tasered swayed him to open his mouth and spit out the contents. The plastic bag contained small glass-like shards, identified by field testing as approximately 0.9 grams of methamphetamine. Smiths bond was set at $4,500. Man allegedly tries to swallow evidence For theRECORD
A.B. SIDIBE Staff writerCRYSTAL RIVER The city has a slice of prime corner real estate ready for the taking if an investor can fork over the right amount of money. City Manager Andy Houston said Monday the city has put up a sign at what used to be the Petrella property, but is now owned by the city, saying it is ripe for development. The property is the vacant lot at the intersection of Citrus Avenue and U.S.19, which has stood undeveloped for more than four decades. Yes, the property is available for development. We would like to a see it developed as a mixed-use property with maybe retail at the bottom and either office space or residential units at the top, Houston said. The city has a lot of interest in the development of the property because it is viewed as the premier or gateway property to the citys downtown area, which has lately been going through some beautification. We paid $250,000 for the property and added $15,000 of improvements, but the sale price is negotiable, Houston said. The city, which purchased half of the original property last fall, has spruced it up by removing a dead tree, installing 15 parking spaces along a neighboring wall and fencing off the rest of the property to avoid motorists from driving on it. The city is getting ready to do some light landscaping, according to Houston. Formerly known as the Waddington family property, it was sold at auction in September 2012 to Jennifer and Dr. Andrew Petrella. The Petrellas, who own the business and property next to the 2.5-acre parcel, outbid a handful of bidders and purchased the property for $360,000 plus 10percent of the auction price. However, the Petrellas later contacted the city about purchasing the property because they didnt have imminent plans to develop it. The city and the county decided to purchase it and split the property. The county purchased the east side of the property and plans to build a trailhead for the cross-town trail and maintain a wetland area. The city purchased the west side of the property to hold until a commercial developer can be found and hopefully build a signature building at the intersection. A.B. SIDIBE Staff writerA man who acknowledged to authorities that he had experienced a meth-cook blowout previously was one of two people arrested for manufacturing methamphetamines in the presence of a child and other drug charges. Travis Timothy Taylor, 39, and Tamara Susan Jury, 35, of Old Floral City Road, Floral City, were arrested Thursday after deputies were alerted to the couple burning plastic and other household garbage which is unlawful. Taylor and Jurys charges include manufacturing meth with a child younger than 16 present, possession with intent to sell and possession of listed chemicals used to manufacture controlled substances. Taylor bond was set at $160,500 and Jurys bond was $150,500. When investigators arrived at the home and went to the burn pit they observed several pieces of aluminum foil, which had been fashioned into methamphetamine boats, and a lithium battery, which had been cut open and had the lithium removed. When an investigator noticed a child in the home and already saw signs of meth manufacturing, he reportedly asked Taylor for permission to search the home. Taylor consented and told deputies he was not actively cooking anything at the time and that the ingredients of his lab were in the tool room near the garage. In the tool room, investigators found some of the following: Drano, rubber gloves, coffee filters, coffee filters that had been used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine, lithium battery casings, the waxy paper from inside the battery casings, several pieces of tubing, several pieces of tubing that had been used in the manufacturing process, Coleman fuel, film canisters that contained ephedrine, lye, two film canisters containing approximately 1/4gram of meth in each and several homemade funnels. Officials also found some ephedrine pills and more materials used in the manufacture of meth. Jury reportedly admitted to using methamphetamine for approximately a month. She also admitted to buying ephedrine and batteries on at least one occasion for the methamphetamine cook. Jury reportedly told investigators she purchased ephedrine for Taylor while living in Michigan. Taylor also spoke to investigators and admitted to have been making meth sporadically for a long time. He reportedly said it was during one of those cooking sessions that he experienced an explosion. When he was asked about his past experience with an explosion and why he thought it was a good idea to be cooking around a child, he reportedly had no answer for investigators. Taylor and Jury were arrested and transported to the Citrus County Detention Facility.Contact Chronicle reporter A.B. Sidibe at 352564-2925 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Around theSTATE Citrus County42 animals removed from homesAnimal control officers responded last week to two homes near Citronelle where 42 animals were seized from crowded and unsanitary conditions, according to the Citrus County Sheriffs Office. Dogs, cats, turtles, chickens and a cockatoo were removed Feb.4 from 9050 and 9052 N. Rainelle Ave., said Heather Yates, CCSO media relations manager. Yates said the case has been forwarded to the State Attorneys Office for review to determine whether or not to file charges. Kimberly Corbin, county code compliance division director, said the two residences were condemned for structural issues and were ordered to be demolished within 10 days.Scout reservation closed for hog hunts The Southwest Florida Water Management Districts McGregor Smith Scout Reservation will be closed to the public for hog hunts today through Thursday. Only permitted hunters will be allowed on the property during these dates. All of the permits for these hunts have been sold. The reservation is at 12650 E. Boy Scout Road, Inverness. The district allows hogs to be controlled only through hunts when damage occurs more frequently and with increasing severity. For information, call the Land Management Section at the districts Brooksville headquarters at 800-4231476 or 352-796-7211, ext. 4467. Logo contest for aquarium opensArtists throughout the Nature Coast are invited to design the artwork to represent the logo for the new Crystal River Aquarium, at the Crystal River Mall on U.S. 19. (in the former Belk department store). Artists age 15 and older are encouraged to use their talents to create an informative and easily identified logo that includes aquatic representation of the area both coastal and inland. Deadline for submission is Feb.22. The winning artist will receive an annual family pass to the Crystal River Aquarium. For information or submissions, email CrystalRiver Aquarium@gmail.com.TampaCrash that killed 5 under investigationFlorida Highway Patrol troopers are trying to determine what entrance a driver took on Interstate 275 to end up going the wrong way and crashing into a car carrying four University of South Florida students. All five died in the Sunday morning crash. The crash claimed the lives of Jobin Joy Kuriakose, 21, of Orlando, Ankeet Harshad Patel, 22, of Melbourne, Imtiyaz Ilias, 20, of Fort Myers, Dammie Yesudhas, 21, of Melbourne and the unidentified driver of the 2001 Ford Expedition that crashed head-on into them. The Tampa Tribune reported the driver of the wrong-way car has not yet been identified because the body was so badly burned in the crash. We are working with the medical examiners office to positively identify who he is, though it might take medical and dental records, Florida Highway Patrol Sergeant Steve Gaskins said. From staff and wire reports STATE& LOCAL Page A3TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Tourists could be cash crop PATFAHERTY Staff writerAgriculture could help grow Citrus County tourism. The concept of agritourism uses existing farms, U-picks, groves, dairies and related businesses to expand opportunities for visitors to the area and attract more urban tourists seeking a rural experience. It was discussed Monday by the Agricultural Alliance of Citrus County as a follow-up to the 2014 Agritunity Conference in Sumter County, which featured a keynote speaker on the topic. Some agritourism is already taking place in the county. Bill Scheiterle of Misty Meadows Blueberry Farm cited his experience with out-of-county customers. Alliance Chairman Dale McClellan said one of the challenges is that people want to come on their own schedule, which is not always convenient on a working farm. But there are things we could do to attract people, he said. We want to help tourism in the county. Scheduled farm tours were discussed as was linking agritourism to an event such as Heritage Days in Floral City. It does not have to be free; it can be a revenue source, said member Fred Clark. Agritourism is economic development. McClellan said they need to pick a date to focus on agritourism and start working to get the Agritunity Conference held in Citrus County. Dr. Philip Geist, with the Small Business Development Center, suggested contacting the Tourism Development Council to share ideas. The group will also invite back Ben Parks with the Florida Agritourism Association. He visited the alliance last summer for an update on related legislation. The group also discussed having an agriculture display at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum in Inverness. Member Jimmy Brooks cited the possibility of expanding the annual Farm-City Week event to include Inverness. The alliance is getting ready for its annual fundraiser at the Feb.28 kickoff party for the Floral City Strawberry Festival and the Citrus County Fair, which opens March24. The alliance used the occasion to thank Muriel Turner of Levy County for serving as interim extension director. Turner said BJ Jarvis of Pasco County has been hired as the new director and will start this month.Contact Chronicle reporter Pat Faherty at 352-564-2924 or email@example.com. CareerSource opens STEPHEN E. LASKO/For the ChronicleChristine Mestropich, a placement specialist with CareerSource in Lecanto, assists Robert Forbs in getting plugged into the system and looking for work. New name, new place for Citrus County job-seekers PATFAHERTY Staff writerJob-seekers can access a variety of employment-related assistance at a new one-stop location in Citrus County. Services are provided under a new name, part of a statewide united brand affecting Floridas 24 workforce development regions. CareerSource Citrus Marion Levy, formerly CLM Workforce Connection, had an open house at the new location Monday. The facility, which replaced the Inverness site, is just off West Gulf-to-Lake Highway at 683 S. Adolph Point, Lecanto, about one mile east of the intersection of State Road 44 and County Road 491 and can be reached by public transit. The office is bigger with an expanded resource area with twice the space and number of computers. It features a classroom/conference room and designated training lab with computers. Applicants can opt for staff assistance or self-service. According to Rusty Skinner, chief executive officer of Career Source Citrus Marion Levy, the location was about five months in the works and due to market conditions represents some cost savings for the agency. He expects the site will work better for both the customers and staff. Geographically, where we are right now is much better, based on population shifting as Citrus County has grown, he said. Its much more centrally located. Its balancing the costs and where our customers are, said CareerSource spokeswoman Laura Byrnes. The grand opening of the new location coincided with the new CareerSource brand, which took effect Monday. Skinner said the new brand, mandated by a 2012 law, was about a year and a half in development and is based on surveys of jobseekers, employers and work force managers. Were hopeful with the new brand and trying to create a different image in terms of whom we serve, he said, that we can attract a lot more young college graduates into the system. Skinner explained it also reflects the contemporary aspects of job-seeking, which has evolved with technology far beyond the traditional submitting of rsums and application process. Todays employers are looking for skills, he said. Job search today is not drop a rsum in the pile; its doing research. Report: Couple cooked meth around child Tamara Jury Travis Taylor Vacant lot is spruced, ready to sell in CR Google MapsThe property at the intersection of Citrus Avenue and U.S.19 in Crystal River has stood undeveloped for more than four decades.
Birthday Surrounding yourself with creative and stimulating people will inspire you to do something very special this year. Make an effort to reconnect with old friends while remaining open to new ideas. Positive partnerships or connections will develop due to your calm but inspiring attitude. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Step back from stressful situations. Taking time to regroup will be beneficial. By putting your thoughts in order, you will find it easier to get back on the right track. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) Ensure that you have all the tools required to make your ideas reality. If you get out and socialize, youll be admired for your unique contributions. Aries (March 21-April 19) Apply yourself diligently, and communicate your intentions precisely. Misunderstandings will develop if others feel you are neglecting your duties. Avoid a confrontation with someone who doesnt share your priorities. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Planning short trips to new locations will help you discover different cultures. Interesting conversations will develop as you share your knowledge with acquaintances you make along the way. Gemini (May 21-June 20) It would be a good idea to take stock of your financial situation. It may be necessary to make a change. An opportunity to improve your earning potential will develop if you put serious effort into learning new skills. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Lighten up and have some fun. Organize an entertainment with old friends. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Be wary of people trying to coerce you into something you dont agree with. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) New connections can be made through groups or interests that you pursue. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Treat yourself to some personal pleasures. Take a walk, settle down with a good book or listen to your favorite music. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Dont be afraid to seek advice from people who can provide you with valuable information. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Watch your expenses. Dont make hasty decisions that may cause personal, emotional or financial setbacks. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Your heightened emotions may get out of control today. Keep your expectations realistic. TodaysHOROSCOPES Today is Tuesday, Feb. 11, the 42nd day of 2014. There are 323 days left in the year. Todays Highlight in History: On Feb. 11, 1812, Massachusetts Gov. Elbridge Gerry signed a redistricting law favoring his Democratic-Republican Party giving rise to the term gerrymandering. On this date: In 1929, the Lateran Treaty was signed, with Italy recognizing the independence and sovereignty of Vatican City. In 1937, a 6-week-old sit-down strike against General Motors ended, with the company agreeing to recognize the United Automobile Workers Union. In 1945, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Josef Stalin signed the Yalta Agreement during World War II. In 1963, American author and poet Sylvia Plath was found dead in her London flat, a suicide; she was 30. In 1964, The Beatles performed their first American concert at the Washington Coliseum in Washington, D.C. In 1990, South African black activist Nelson Mandela was freed after 27 years in captivity. Ten years ago: A car bomb at an army recruiting center in Baghdad, Iraq, killed 47 people. Five years ago: All-Star shortstop Miguel Tejada pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about steroids in baseball. (He was sentenced to a years probation.) One year ago: With a few words in Latin, Pope Benedict XVI did what no pope had done in more than half a millennium: announced his resignation. Todays Birthdays: Actress Tina Louise is 80. Actor Burt Reynolds is 78. Singer Sheryl Crow is 52. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is 50. Actress Jennifer Aniston is 45. Thought for Today: Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners. Laurence Sterne, Irish-born English author (1713-1768). Today inHISTORY CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE Todays active pollen: Oak, juniper, maple Todays count: 9.4/12 Wednesdays count: 9.5 Thursdays count: 9.9 ENTERTAINMENT College offers course in zombies, apocalypseMOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. Some Central Michigan University students are getting schooled in the undead this semester, thanks to a religion course thats exploring apocalyptic themes in biblical texts, literature and pop culture. Philosophy and religion faculty member Kelly Murphy said she always wanted to teach a course on apocalyptic literature, and she is a fan of AMCs TV show The Walking Dead. The result is Murphys class, which is called From Revelation to The Walking Dead. Thinking about the end and imagining life in a different way is something that humans have always done, Murphy said in a university release. Murphys class will discuss biblical texts, review popular novels and watch clips from movies such as Shaun of the Dead and Days Later. Students also will discuss hypothetical ethical and theological problems that people could encounter in a post-apocalyptic world. The prevalence of apocalyptic stories in various media gives us a window into what people are worrying about, what they hope for and how they imagine they would react in the face of a cataclysmic event, Murphy said. In the same way, we can read the Book of Revelation ... and learn what ancient Jewish and Christian groups were concerned about. Kevin White, a senior from the Detroit suburb of St. Clair Shores majoring in political science and religion, said it is important to incorporate popular culture into classroom settings because it helps to give students a way to connect with subjects of study. Studying ancient biblical texts isnt most peoples cup of tea, he said. But, when you add zombies, it instantly becomes everyones cup of tea.Childrens author writing book about beloved dogNEW YORK A National Book Award finalist is writing a childrens story based on a reallife Labradoodle. Atheneum Books for Young Readers announced Monday that in June it will publish Kathi Appelts Mogie: The Heart of the House. The book is based on a popular dog at a Ronald McDonald House in Houston. Marc Rosenthal will illustrate the book and a share of the proceeds is being donated to Ronald McDonald House, which provides support for critically ill children and their families. Appelt is the author of more than 30 books. Her 2008 novel about an abandoned cat who befriends a bloodhound, The Underneath, was a National Book Award nominee and a runner-up for the Newbery prize.DreamWorks Animation launches publishing unitGLENDALE, Calif. DreamWorks Animation said it is launching a digital and print publisher that will produce books based on its roster of characters from movies such as Kung Fu Panda, Madagascar and Shrek. It said the first wave of DreamWorks Press books will likely hit shelves in time for the end-of-the-year holiday season. DreamWorks Animation is partnering with The Perseus Books Group on distribution and sales. Shares in DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., which is based in Glendale, Calif., rose 8 cents to $33.77 in afternoon trading Monday. From wire reports Associated PressKelly Murphy, a philosophy and religion faculty member at Central Michigan University, is teaching a religion course this semester titled From Revelation to The Walking Dead that explores biblical texts and apocalyptic themes in media. 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Associated PressWASHINGTON Michelle Obama said Monday that a pledge by the construction industry to hire more than 100,000 veterans by early 2019 is a huge deal that, besides doing right by former service members, will help companies grow and boost the U.S. economy for decades to come. Mrs. Obama announced the commitment by more than 100 construction companies and associations at a conference sponsored by the Department of Labor and Joining Forces, a nationwide effort that she and Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, launched nearly three years ago to rally the U.S. around military veterans, active duty service members and their families. This is huge. Its a huge deal, the first lady said, noting that many of the companies are direct competitors. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said the announcement marked the first time that an entire industry has pledged to focus on providing jobs and training opportunities to military veterans. I know that you all have made this commitment not just because it is the patriotic thing to do, which it is, Mrs. Obama said, addressing the construction firms and associations represented at the conference. Youve done this because you know that it is the smart thing to do for your businesses. Nearly 400,000 veterans and their spouses have been hired under Joining Forces since the initiative began in 2011, including by such household names as Disney, Starbucks, UPS and Walmart, Mrs. Obama wrote Monday in an opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal. Perez, in an interview before the conference, said hed like to see other industries adopt the same approach of ensuring that the hiring of veterans is always part of the mix and is really engrained in the DNA of the business model. Mrs. Obama and Perez noted that the construction industry is one of the fastest growing in the country. Last month, the industry had its strongest single month of job growth in the past four years, adding 48,000, according to government data. Nearly 180,000 construction jobs were created in the past year, Perez said. About 1.5million such jobs are forecast to be added through 2022. Mondays announcement is also timely because of the coming end, later this year, of the U.S. combat role in Afghanistan. Thousands of troops will be returning home and many will be looking for jobs to help support their families. Unemployment among service members returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, also known as the 9/11 generation, has declined steadily during the past two years and stood at 7.9percent in January, versus an overall unemployment rate of 6.6percent. President Barack Obama often says these veterans shouldnt have to fight for a job after they have fought for their country on the battlefield. Taking a long view, Mrs. Obama said the industrys commitment is also about more than just putting highly skilled, highly motivated individuals into good jobs with good salaries. Its also about providing our companies with the very best workers so that they can keep growing, and they can keep creating even more jobs and strengthening our economy for decades to come, she said. Jacobs Engineering, Cianbro, the Home Builders Institute and the Associated General Contractors of America are among the dozens of participating companies and associations. James Hendrix, 92James Thomas Hendrix, 92, passed away peacefully Feb.7, 2014, in Georgetown, Texas. Tom was born Sept.24, 1921, in Tupelo, Miss., to James Milford Hendrix and Sybil Cook Hendrix. He was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife, Faye; and his wonderful siblings, Mabel, Milford, Catherine and Robert. Tom grew up in Inverness having many grand adventures and graduated from Citrus High School. He joined the Army and flew with the 70th Bomb Squadron in the Pacific during World War II. After his honorable discharge he attended the University of Florida in Gainesville and earned his bachelors degree. In 1948 he married Faye Hall and they were married for 63 wonderful years. He continued his education earning a masters degree in agriculture in 1951 from University of Florida. His professional career included working in the citrus and the canning industry. Tom is survived by daughters, Rebecca Chastain (Don) of Georgetown, Texas, and Susan Christmas (Mark) of Houston, Texas; grandchildren Katie and Scott Chastain and Stephen (Marni) and John Christmas; great-grandchildren Harper and Luke Christmas; and numerous nieces and nephews. He had the joy of loving family and lifelong friends throughout his entire life. He loved fishing, music, history and travel. Services and burial with honors will be at 2p.m. Thursday, Feb.13, 2014, at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of the donors choice.Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com. Elizabeth Doyle, 64DUNNELLONElizabeth A. Doyle, 64, of Dunnellon, Fla., died Feb.10, 2014. Private cremation will take place under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto. Betty Hilliard, 88LECANTOBetty C. Hilliard, 88, of Lecanto, Fla., died Sunday, Feb.9, 2014, at Hospiceof Citrus and the Nature Coast, Lecanto. Private arrangements provided by Cremation Center of The Nature Coast, Crystal River.Raoul Lackenbacher, 73CRYSTAL RAIVERRaoul R. Lackenbacher, 73, of Crystal River, Fla., died Thursday, Feb.6, 2014, at HPH Hospice care center in Lecanto. Private arrangements are under the direction of Strickland Funeral Home with crematory of Crystal River. Ellen Richter, 79DUNNELLONEllen L. (Fortner) Richter, 79, of Dunnellon, Fla., died Friday, Feb.2, 2014, at her home. Following cremation, Ellens ashes will be placed with her husband and son at Springhead Cemetery in Plant City at a graveside ceremony at 2p.m. Thursday, Feb.13, 2014. Arrangements by Heinz Funeral Home & Cremation, Inverness. Rebecca Tennant, 57INVERNESSRebecca Jane Tennant, 57, of Inverness, Fla., died Feb.5, 2014. Private cremation will take place under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto. Betty Trotter, 71LECANTOBetty Jane Trotter, 71, of Lecanto, Fla., passed away Sunday, Feb.9, 2014, at the Hospice House of Citrus County. She was born May14, 1942, to Melvin LeRoy and Iona (Stafford) Stephens in Homosassa and was a life long resident of Citrus County. She was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening, crocheting, cooking, fishing and hunting. She attended the Church of Jesus Christ. She was preceded in death by her brother, LeRoy Stephens. She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, Billy Trotter of Lecanto; her daughter, Lynne Trotter of Lecanto; her sister, Joann Hurst of Franklin, N.C.; her sister-in-law, Janice Arthur of Homosassa; her nieces, Melanie Raby, Sandy Keener, Teresa Redick, Kelly Surrency and Wendy Arthur; four great-nieces and nephews. Strickland Funeral Home with Crematory of Crystal River is assisting the family with private arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a memorial donation to Hospice of Citrus County, P.O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Robert Bob White, 68INVERNESSRobert F. Bob White, 68, of Inverness, Fla., died Feb.9, 2014, at his home. Heinz Funeral Home & Cremation, Inverness. A6TUESDAY, FEBRUARY11, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE 000H9JJ AUDIOLOGY Crystal River Inverness Call For A Free Consultation (352) 795-5700 Our Patients Are Super Hearos Conquer Your Hearing Loss! 000H91J Serving Our Community... 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a wooden paddle. On separate occasions, Blount said he took 20, 40 and then 60 licks. I read this thing and I had to kind of chuckle because I thought to myself if anybody sat and thought about what 20 licks would do to you, then 40 licks and then 60 licks, youd be in a wheelchair for the rest of your life, Massingill said. I was there a long time and I went down there three times. The whole time I was there, I never knew anybody who got over five or six licks. Ill tell you the truth. I mean this thing has really been blown out of proportion. Massingill grew up in St. Petersburg and was at Dozier in separate sentences in 1965 and 1966. He got out in 1967. I was there a year and then I went home and went back and stayed the rest of the time, Massingill said. I got out once and I got put back in there for just not doing the right thing like not going to school. Probably a lot of the same stuff he (Blount) did. Earlier this month, the University of South Florida Department of Anthropology announced the recovery of bones, teeth and numerous artifacts in 55 unmarked graves at the former state schools for boys. The search for graves is continuing and using cadaver dogs to assist in locating graves that date back to the early 20th century. Many dozens of older men who call themselves the White House Boys, for the white building where they say they were severely beaten as boys by adults, tell the same story of extended whippings that drove their clothing into their wounds where the cloth stuck. But Massingill said he does not identify extreme punishment as part of his experience at Dozier. I witnessed a lot of stuff when I was there, but nothing ever as bad as that, Massingill said. I never got any more than five or six licks. Massingill was punished in the White House three times, where he gripped the metal-framed bed like the other boys said they did. At one time, he also worked in the kitchen building, near the White House, where he could see people entering and leaving. I never saw anybody theyd beat 40 or 60 times and turn them out the door and make them walk home with blood-soaked pants, Massingill said. They brought you there and they brought you back to where they picked you up in a state car. He never knew of anybody who died while he was there. In fact, Massingill said his reform school time was not too bad. There were a lot of good people there, if you went there and tried to do what you were supposed to do, he said. I learned a lot about the chicken business. They were pretty self-sufficient. Massingill got to know the last staff member still alive, 90-year-old Troy Tidwell, who was also called the one-armed man because hed lost an arm but could still wield the strap. He punished Massingill once. Twice when Massingill got to go home, Tidwell took him to the bus station. Tidwell did not threaten him to stay quiet about what went on at Dozier, Massingill said. Both times he put me on the bus, he told me I hope you learned a lesson from this and I wish you all the luck in the world and try not to ever come back, Massingill said. He wasnt a bad guy. He did a job he was hired to do. I went back there even after I was married because there were some people who were good to me there. Yet, Massingill acknowledges discrepancies, like the number of unmarked graves that the USF team has found. I had understood that there were about 25 or 30 kids buried out there. Somebody once said, no thats an old pet cemetery. And we know now that its far more than that, Massingill said. Black boys likely had a harder time than white boys, he also acknowledges. Massingill got to look inside some housing for black youngsters and found some of the walls had metal rings set in them like in the old prisons where they would shackle you to the wall, he said. I didnt see them in the ones on the white side. Was that to keep them from running or keep them from getting to the white side, I dont know. Massingill tried to run away once. Worst thing to do was try to run, he said. Youd hear the dogs bark. Mostly newbies would try it. I tried it when I first went there and I knew better than to ever try that again. Thats when I went for three or four licks. But even with some similar experiences, Massingill cant verify other former students testimony about abuse. The contradiction even came out in 2010 when the Florida Department of Law Enforcement investigated allegations. According to FDLEs report: The former students were consistent in stating that a wooden paddle or leather strap was the implement used for administering punishment. The area of disagreement among former students was the number of spankings administered and their severity. When another Florida newspaper in 2009 published a special report about the abuse investigation, Massingill said he called its author to tell about the time he spent there and that he didnt think it was that bad. The only thing he did was contradict everything I said, Massingill said. He basically told me he wasnt interested in my side of the story. He wanted blood and guts. On the one hand, whatever happened occurred a long time ago. All those people are long dead, Massingill said. If they could sue old Mr. Tidwell, what would they get? He doesnt have anything and hes almost dead himself. These were boys whose parents had not controlled them. Most of these kids, like myself, they werent sweethearts when they were sent there, Massingill said. The year after Massingill left Dozier, in 1968, Gov. Claude Kirk toured the facility and found poor conditions and overcrowding. Corporal punishment officially was stopped that year. Changes may have been coming during Massingills stints at the facility. It could have been different in his era, he said of Blount, who was at Dozier two decades before Massingill. Im not calling the man a liar; Im just saying that some of the truth may have been stretched here a bit. Contact Chronicle reporter Chris van Ormer at 352-564-2916 or cvanormer @chronicleonline.com.CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, FEBRUARY11, 2014 A7 527-0012 72 HOUR BLIND FACTORY FAUX WOOD BLINDS, TOP TREATMENTS DRAPERY, SHADES, SHUTTERS VERTICALS The Savings Are Yours Because The Savings Are Yours Because The Factory Is Ours! The Factory Is Ours! B LIND S 1657 W. GULF TO LAKE HWY LECANTO 2012 2012 2012 2012 www.72-hourblinds.com WELL MEET OR BEAT ANY COMPETITORS PRICE 000H96S 000H91U 776 N. 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Smucker, JM SJM88.452114.72 93.70+.33 +0.4stt-9.6+7.5182.32 Texas Instru TXN32.19944.82 42.36+.41 +1.0sst-3.5+29.0241.20 Time Warner TWX51.62770.77 63.65-.26 -0.4ttt-8.7+24.3161.27f UniFirst Corp UNF82.537113.06 103.84-1.71 -1.6ttt-3.0+25.1170.15 Verizon Comm VZ44.11354.31 46.91+.10 +0.2stt-4.5+10.0122.12 Vodafone Group VOD24.42839.44 36.25-.33 -0.9ttt-7.8+40.91.61e WalMart Strs WMT68.13581.37 73.76+.01 ...rtt-6.3+6.2141.88 Walgreen Co WAG39.74062.24 60.65-.31 -0.5tss+5.6+50.4211.26 52-WK RANGE CLOSE YTD 1YR NAME TICKER LO HI CLOSE CHG %CHG WK MO QTR %CHG %RTN P/E DIVStocks of Local Interest Dividend Footnotes: a Extra dividends were paid, but are not included. b Annual rate plus stock. c Liquidating dividend. e Amount declared or paid in last 12 months. f Current annual rate, which was increased by most recent dividend announcement. i Sum of dividends paid after stock split, no regular rate. j Sum of dividends paid this year. Most recent dividend was omitted or deferred. k Declared or paid this year, a cumulative issue with dividends in arrears. m Current annual rate, which was decreased by most recent dividend announcement. p Initial dividend, annual rate not known, yie ld not shown. r Declared or paid in preceding 12 months plus stock dividend. t Paid in stock, approximate cash value on ex-distribution date. PE Footnotes: q Stock is a closed-end fund no P/E ratio shown. cc P/E exceeds 99. dd Loss in last 12 months. The toy company reported lower fourth-quarter earnings following a holiday season hurt by weak sales and one-time charges. A big holiday season has led the sports retailer to up its outlook for the fourth quarter. Bad weather is hurting business at the worlds largest hamburger chain, which reported a 3.3 percent decline in same-store sales. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded its rating on the medical device maker to a buy, citing its pipeline of products under development. The Wall Street Journal reports that Yahoo will work reviews from the website into online searches under a new partnership. Restraint returned to the stock market Monday. The S&P 500 index was nearly flat for much of the day. It was the first day in three where the index swung by less than 1 percent. Of the 10 sectors that make up the S&P 500, seven rose. 40 60 80 $100 NF DJ YelpYELP Close: $91.11 1.70 or 1.9% $20.94$96.96 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 6.8m (2.2x avg.) $5.3 b 52-week range PE: Yield: ... ... 55 60 65 $70 NF DJ St. Jude MedicalSTJ Close: $63.59 1.59 or 2.6% $39.79$68.39 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 4.0m (1.6x avg.) $18.56 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 25.7 1.6% 90 95 $100 NF DJ McDonaldsMCD Close: $94.86 -1.06 or -1.1% $92.22$103.70 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 7.0m (1.3x avg.) $94.39 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 17.1 3.4% 50 55 $60 NF DJ Dicks Sporting Gds.DKS Close: $51.87 0.77 or 1.5% $45.00$58.87 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 4.8m (3.2x avg.) $5.23 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 19.8 1.0% 45 50 55 $60 NF DJ HasbroHAS Close: $52.36 2.27 or 4.5% $39.40$55.18 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 6.2m (4.1x avg.) $6.79 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 24.0 3.1% The yield on the 10-year Treasury fell to 2.67 percent Monday. Yields affect rates on mortgages and other consumer loans.NET 1YR TREASURIES YEST PVS CHG AGO 3.25 3.25 3.25 .13 .13 .13 PRIME RATE FED FUNDS 3-month T-bill.060.08-0.02.07 6-month T-bill.100.08+0.02.10 52-wk T-bill.110.11....14 2-year T-note.310.31....25 5-year T-note1.491.47+0.02.83 10-year T-note2.672.69-0.021.95 30-year T-bond3.653.67-0.023.16 NET 1YR BONDS YEST PVS CHG AGO Barclays LongT-BdIdx3.453.44+0.012.75 Bond Buyer Muni Idx4.894.89...4.02 Barclays USAggregate2.312.35-0.041.89 Barclays US High Yield5.595.65-0.066.01 Moodys AAACorp Idx4.504.50...3.88 Barclays CompT-BdIdx1.731.73...1.11 Barclays US Corp3.083.12-0.042.81 YEST 6 MO AGO 1 YR AGO Commodities The price of natural gas sank sharply, the latest big move in what has been a volatile year for the commodity. 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Interestrates 000HBQ8 US stocks end slightly higher in quiet trading Associated PressNEW YORK The stock market ended up more or less where it began Monday in a quiet day for investors who had little economic data or company earnings to react to. Analysts said the market is likely to remain in a holding pattern until traders hear from Janet Yellen in her first testimony before Congress since becoming head of the Federal Reserve. After spending most of the day lower, the Dow Jones Industrial average turned slightly higher in late trading and closed up 7.71 points, or 0.1 percent, at 15,801.79. The Standard & Poors 500 index rose 2.82 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,799.84 and the Nasdaq composite rose 22.31 points, or 0.5 percent, to 4,148.17. The tech-heavy Nasdaq was pushed higher by Apple, which rose $9.31, or 2 percent, to $528.99. Apple rose after the activist investor Carl Icahn said he has dropped his shareholder proposal to force Apple to increase its stock buybacks. Apple recently disclosed it had bought $14 billion of its own stock. Yellen, who started her term as head of the central bank this month, is scheduled to testify before Congress on Tuesday and Wednesday. Yellens comments will be closely watched, especially after recent disappointing economic news and the Feds decision to further reduce on its monthly bond purchases. Despite recent volatility in the market, investors believe that Yellen will likely continue her predecessors plan to continue winding down the Feds economic stimulus program. Last week, the Fed cut its bond purchases to $65 billion a month. We should expect more volatility as the Fed transitions away from its (economic stimulus plan), said Doug Cote, chief investment strategist at ING Investment Management. Investors got a respite from a recent deluge of earnings and economic reports. Wall Street remains in the middle of earnings season, when the bulk of the nations publicly traded companies report their quarterly results. Only two out of the 55 companies announcing this week reported their results Monday: the toy maker Hasbro and the industrial conglomerate Loews Corp. Beechcraft said airplane deliveries up in 2013WICHITA, Kan. Wichita manufacturer Beechcraft Corp. is calling its first year since emerging from bankruptcy protection a success. The company said it saw a 64 percent increase in deliveries, with 205 planes delivered in 2013 compared with 125 the previous year. Deliveries of the King Air aircraft rose 52 percent to 135 planes last year. Deliveries of piston aircraft rose 94 percent to 70 planes. The company also delivered 34 of its T-6 military trainers. CEO Bill Boisture said in a news release the company saw its highest booking rates for plane orders in years and had solid revenue from servicing commercial and military planes. Beechcraft emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in early 2013. The sale of Beechcraft to Cessna Aircrafts parent company, Textron, is expected to close this year.Starbucks: Dumb Starbucks store not OKLOS ANGELES A mysterious shop named Dumb Starbucks is serving coffee again in Los Angeles after drawing weekend crowds that waited in a line two blocks long. The line Monday was far shorter, however. The store resembles a Starbucks with a green awning and mermaid logo, but with the word Dumb attached above the Starbucks sign. Starbucks said its trying to contact the people responsible for the Hillhurst Avenue store, which was announced in a Feb. 7 tweet under the handle @dumbstarbucks. The Seattle-based coffee chain said its legal team is working on identifying the stores owner. Spokeswoman Laurel Harper said the store is not affiliated with Starbucks and, despite the humor, the store cannot use the Starbucks name. From wire reports Business HIGHLIGHTS Associated PressTrader Peter Tuchman works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Yuenglings Ice Cream returns Associated PressPOTTSVILLE, Pa. Breyers, Ben & Jerrys, Edys and Yuenglings: Which thing is not like the others? Trick question. They all make ice cream. The supermarket freezer aisle got a little more crowded Monday as Yuengling a name more associated with ale, porter and lager than vanilla, chocolate and strawberry took its place alongside the familiar brands. Beer drinkers up and down the East Coast know Yuengling as a 185-yearold family-owned Pennsylvania brewery whose lager flows from taps in countless bars and restaurants. What they might not realize is that Yuengling used to make ice cream, too, starting in 1920 at the dawn of Prohibition. Now Yuenglings Ice Cream is back after an absence of nearly 30 years, available at hundreds of stores in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Delaware and New Jersey. Additional stores and markets could be added later. I was brought up with it, said Bob Pomian, picking up a $4.99 carton of chocolate marshmallow at a store in Pottsville, a few miles away from the brewery. If its the same ice cream I ate 50 years ago, then Id be happy with it. This incarnation of Yuenglings Ice Cream is a separate company with no connection to the brewery. But it has already capitalized on that famous name. Yuenglings initial run of 100,000 quarts rolled off the production line ahead of schedule because of high demand, fueled by nostalgia and the popularity of the eponymous beer. Associated PressYuengling's Ice Cream is back after an absence of nearly 30 years.
OPINION Page A10TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014 Where is the outrage?Your editorial of Jan. 28, and Mike Wrights interview with Bill Grant, attorney for the Citrus County Hospital Board of Trustees, illustrates the clear distinction between private entities which pay from their own pockets their attorney fees, and public officials who have their attorney fees paid by the taxpayers. The trustees should be ashamed for spending millions of dollars in attorney fees to continue their dispute over control rather than provide the health care for which the institution was created. If members of the board were personally responsible for their attorney fees rather than levying taxes for such payment, I can assure you there would have been a settlement of the power struggle a long time ago. The trustees are appointed by the governor on recommendation by Sen. Charles Dean, and the citizens of Citrus County should let them know their tax money is levied to provide health care for the needy not attorney fees. Concerning Mr. Grants response to Mike Wright that the proposal from Mr. Stillwell regarding the appointment process for an interim CEO, that is out of the question: Mr. Grants summary rejection of such a proposal makes one wonder who controls the board of trustees. It seems to me that the continuation of a lease for the hospital instead of an outright sale will only encourage future litigation regarding control and further diversion of taxpayers money for attorney fees. Now is the time for all citizens of Citrus County to tell the members of the board of trustees the gravy train stops now. Why is there no outrage on this subject?Carl A. Bertoch, Esq. (retired) Crystal River At a time when Republicans have Democrats playing defense on Obamacare, jobs and the economy, the GOP is inexplicably ceding political ground to the Democrats on an issue that can only provide more votes for that party and possibly lead to a permanent Democratic majority. Meeting in Cambridge, Md., recently for what they called with no little irony a retreat, Republican leaders signaled they are open to considering some sort of legal status for the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants who have overstayed their visas or violated American law to get here. But exactly who are the illegals? According to a study conducted by the Urban Institute, Mexicans make up over half of illegal immigrants 57 percent of the total, or about 5.3 million. Another 2.2 million (23 percent) are from other Latin American countries. About 10 percent are from Asia, 5 percent from Europe and Canada, and 5 percent from the rest of the world. Republicans have convinced themselves that Hispanics are a natural constituency for their party because they are hard workers, religious and familyoriented. Statistics from the Pew Research Center suggest the opposite may be true. According to Pew, 53 percent of babies born to Hispanic immigrants are to single mothers, about twice the rate of whites. As for Republican family values, Pew found a majority of Hispanics, 53 percent, support same-sex marriage. As a great many illegals are poor, their strain on the welfare, health care and education systems is considerable. In a recent column, Phyllis Schlafly, a conservative political analyst, cited an American National Election Study that asked Hispanics their views about the free market vs. big government solutions to problems. Schlafly noted, Only 17.9 percent of Hispanics responded the less government the better, and 85.3 percent said a strong government involvement is required to handle economic problems. This is not the profile of a future Republican voter. The Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) said illegals now make up 3.5 percent of the U.S. population, or about 10.5 million people. According to CIS, Nationally, illegal immigrants and their U.S.-born children account for 9.9 percent of all persons in poverty, compared to their 4.9 percent share of (the) nations total population. With lower incomes, illegals rely more on welfare programs. CIS says in Texas, percent of illegal households collect some sort of welfare, with percent using food assistance and 41 percent using Medicaid. In California and Illinois, reports CIS, percent use welfare. California, which has the largest number of illegal aliens, predictably has the greatest burden. In Los Angeles County alone, according to a CBS Los Angeles report, welfare and other benefits by the end of last year cost an estimated $650 million just for the native-born children of illegal immigrant parents. L.A. County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich told CBS Los Angeles: When you add the $550 million for public safety and nearly $500 million for health care, the total cost for illegal immigrants to county taxpayers exceeds $1.6 billion a year. Hospital closings in California remain a major concern. As Examiner.com reported recently in a story about the economic burden to taxpayers posed by illegal immigrants, In 2003, the American Southwest saw 77 hospitals enter bankruptcy due to unpaid medical bills incurred by illegal aliens. This country needs comprehensive immigration reform, whether that means maintaining a secure border or outlining a standard of economic sustainability for immigrants. Taxpayers cannot continue to bear the economic burden of illegal immigration. The Obama administration has promised immigration reform; the Republican Party has promised it, but partisanship and politics keep both sides miles apart. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) remains skeptical that any immigration measure will pass the GOP-led house this year, claiming that a distrust of the president runs deep with Republicans. And while both sides dither, the taxpayer continues to pay ... and our schools, hospitals and welfare system continue to sag under the weight of millions of illegal immigrants who chose not to take the legal route to citizenship. If Republicans fail to come up with a workable immigration plan, they will simultaneously help Democrats who rely on the Hispanic vote and lose Republican votes. As Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz told Breitbart News, they could also fail to achieve their major goal for 2014: winning a Senate majority.Readers may email Cal Thomas at tcaeditors@ tribune.com. No man is above the law and no man is below it: nor do we ask any mans permission when we ask him to obey it.Theodore Roosevelt, 1858-1919 Illegal immigration and the GOP 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 TALK IT OVER Stakeholders should be part of discussion Ive learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. That wise observation from poet Maya Angelou characterizes the rocky relations between Citrus County government and the cities of Crystal River and Inverness. Policymakers and management staff of all three entities have remonstrated in public and to theChroniclethat they are open to working together and want to cooperate, but that the other side just isnt responding to their overtures. The Board of County Commissioners chairmen for two years in a row have put better relations with the cities on their goal lists. But here we are still hearing from the cities that they arent getting the respect and consideration that should be accorded to partners. A recent example is the furor in Inverness over the fire services MSBU. The county didnt act according to accepted protocol, the city complains; it never came to the city to talk about plans or discuss concerns the way it had with a previous MSBU. Instead, the county just instituted the MSBU and told the city, This is the way its going to be. On the west side, ill will erupted when a county commissioner created and presented a revitalization plan for Crystal River without consulting anyone in the city about it beforehand. Its not a partnership when one partner gets to make all the rules, or when the others feel theyre being treated like the little brother who needs to be told what to do. On an individual level, employees of the three entities may be working well together, but at a policy and management level, its not meshing. This is a familiar refrain: The cities complain about the county making decisions that affect cities without consulting them first. The county complains about the state making decisions that affect it without prior consultation. The state complains about the federal government making decisions that affect states without consulting them or giving them a say in things. In Citrus Countys governance landscape, the cities should be partners, not little brothers, and the county isnt doing a very good job of working with them. Some substantive differences of approach and philosophy may separate the entities, but those should be the focus of constructive discussion, not miffed ultimatum-flinging. Its Business 101 consult the stakeholders on policies and actions that will affect them. When people participate in decision-making, they feel ownership in the result and are much more likely to support the shared goals. THE ISSUE:Communications still rocky between the county and the cities.OUR OPINION:Make this a top priority to avoid splintering the county. OPINIONS INVITED The opinions expressed in Chronicle editorials are the opinions of the newspapers editorial board.Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board. Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in a letter to the editor. Persons wishing to address the editorial board, which meets weekly, should call Charlie Brennan at 352-563-5660.All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via email. Names and hometowns will be printed; phone numbers will not be published or given out.We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste.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 .LETTER to the Editor Every president takes vacationsWell, political cartoons are just that political. But the one on your Opinion page today (Jan. 31) really took the cake. Evidently you have to have a very short-term memory to write political cartoons. Which president has never taken a vacation? They all have and while any of them Republican, Democrat or whatever are on vacation, they are still working. So that is really digging the bottom of the barrel with this cartoon today. But what can you expect from guys like that.Who exactly supports medical corridor?I am disappointed that one architect and proponent of the medical corridor is a Tampa attorney. Has the county commission spoken with local medical leaders about the need or use of such a corridor? Private practitioners may want more choice when locating. Also, has the commission spoken with HCA about its plans for Allen Ridge or use of a medical corridor?A more sensible vision for Port CitrusPort Citrus could be a reality if it were approached in a sensible way. If it was a marina with hotel and amusement accommodations where large private boats could dock and most boats could use it as a refuge during storms and hurricanes, it would make sense and I think it would fly.No responsibility in Citrus SpringsI would like to know who is responsible for the streets turning in to Citrus Springs Boulevard. Theyre in very poor condition. Your car rattles like crazy, like an unfinished road. Bump after bump where theyre being patched. Come on now, fix up our roads. Whos responsible for the trashy, abandoned houses in Citrus Springs? Theres piles of rubbish, unkempt, rundown ... they are very big eyesores for other residents. Whos going to come in and clean this place up? ... Does anyone there know what deed requirement community means? I would sure like to know. 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. 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Things change; so should weResponding to Fred Millers Use two feet while driving (Jan. 17): with much respect for my elders, herein lies my two cents. I purchased my first automatic transmission equipped vehicle in 2005, begrudgingly, due to back problems. I learned to drive in my dads Willys Jeep, raced oval track stock cars; owned and operated semi-tractors; was a certified instructor and CDL-A qualifier; and, believe it or not, it is not only safer and smarter to use the right foot for both acceleration and braking, but it is the law. Perhaps Im wrong, but I doubt it. Should you take a drivers test and use the left foot to brake the vehicle, you will fail. Its curious that Mr. Miller claims 70 years behind the wheel and always used both feet. I guess there were no clutches, no drivers education, and no laws until the 1960s when I learned to drive. The left hand in their pocket reference at least afforded muchneeded laughter; but again, keeping both hands on the steering wheel is not just a suggestion but commonly abused by many. Comparing professional NASCAR and the Grand Prix racers to wellseasoned drivers on a public road, in the passing lane holding up traffic, failing to signal, and having the left foot anywhere besides flat on the floor (hovering just a hair off the brake pedal) is like comparing Elizabeth Taylor to the local swamp hog! I wonder how Mr. Miller could possibly know what causes curb-jumpers or other vehicular accidents without witnessing them. I got a bit lost in all the references to seconds and feet when screeching to a stop with the faster foot; and, I suppose the military stoplight test he took decades ago must not have been given in a vehicle with a standard transmission. Maybe drivers back then had three feet; one for each pedal. Human beings age, reflexes are not as quick. (Drivers license) renewals for people 60 or older should require a physical behind-thewheel driving test. Not an around-the-block quickie, but a genuine pull-intotraffic, change lanes, parallel park, back-up, turn-left-at-a-stoplight driving test. Recently, I had to submit to a complete Department of Transportation physical exam to renew my CDL-A license. Its required because driving isnt a right; its a privilege, regardless of age. My reflexes arent as good as any so I use extra caution and one foot on the brake and throttle (the left foot is just an ornament since theres no clutch). When we think we know it all, are above the law because we have many years experience, and believe we are in the same world we lived in many years ago, its time to turn in our car keys and use those two feet properly walking.Joanie Welch InvernessOPINIONCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, FEBRUARY11, 2014 A11 000HD2G Alistair W. Co, MD Family Practice Alex T. Villacastin, MD Internal Medicine Catherine P. Sembrano-Navarro, MD Family Practice Maria N. Villacastin, ARNP Family Nurse Practitioner Shiela M. Villacastin, ARNP Adult Nurse Practitioner Alexander T. Villacastin, ARNP Adult Nurse Practitioner Lawrence John Stawkowski, PA Physician Assistant M o d e r n M e d i c i n e M o d e r n M e d i c i n e M o d e r n M e d i c i n e t h e O l d F a s h i o n e d W a y t h e O l d F a s h i o n e d W a y t h e O l d F a s h i o n e d W a y 000HCMQ THREE LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT CITRUS COUNTY 10489 N Florida Ave., Citrus Springs/Dunnellon, FL 34434 (352) 489-2486 3733 E Gulf to Lake Hwy. (SR 44), Inverness, FL 34453 (352) 341-5520 7991 S Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa, FL 34446 (352) 382-8282 Primary Care Services Womens Health Stress Testing Hypertension Control Minor Surgical Procedures Arthritis Care Adult Physicals Infection Care Diabetes & Cholesterol Control Cardiovascular & Neurological Disease Treatment Primary Care Services Womens Health Stress Testing Hypertension Control Minor Surgical Procedures Arthritis Care Adult Physicals Infection Care Diabetes & Cholesterol Control Cardiovascular & Neurological Disease Treatment Affiliated with Citrus Memorial Health System Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center West Florida Medical Associates NOW ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS We continue to see the patients of Dr. Susana Donaire, Dr. Shirley Ice & Dr. Carlos Gonzales LETTERto the Editor
Jane Goodall a frequent flyerJOHANNESBURG Jane Goodall, who turns 80 this year, knows how to work a crowd. In a packed auditorium, the elegant primatologist from Britain whooped like the chimpanzees she first studied in Tanzania in the early 1960s. She hugged an academic just like, she said, chimps do. She talked about her crush, as a romantic little 10-yearold, on Tarzan, the fictional figure raised by apes. What did he do? He married the wrong Jane, Goodall lamented to laughter on Friday at the University of the Witwatersrand, whose officials wished her a happy birthday. Her birthday is actually April 3, and Goodall said she was perplexed by the hoopla. Goodall is an environmental activist, traveling 300 days a year to speak for those species, as one admirer put it, who cannot speak. Plunge Associated PressJustin Lange, 22, of Grand Blanc slides Superman style on the ice Saturday in celebration after completing his polar plunge at the Fenton, Mich., Polar Plunge, an event that raises money for participants in the Special Olympics. Georgia preps for new snowstorm ATLANTA Just two weeks ago, Atlanta became a national punch line when a few inches of snow crippled the city. Comedians said the gridlocked highways looked more like a zombie apocalypse than the Souths bustling business hub. On Monday, before a single drop of freezing rain or snow fell, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal had declared a state of emergency for nearly a third of the state, schools canceled classes and workers were staying home. From wire reports Nation BRIEFS NATION& WORLD Page A12TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Greece Associated PressRetired dock worker Dimitris, 82, drives a scooter decorated with flowers, Greek flags and newspaper clippings Monday in the depressed Perama area, on the fringes of Athens' port of Piraeus. Perama has one of the highest jobless and poverty rates in Greece. World BRIEFS Bombers blow up selves Associated PressBAGHDAD An instructor teaching his militant recruits how to make car bombs accidentally set off explosives in his demonstration Monday, killing 21 of them in a huge blast that alerted authorities to the existence of the rural training camp in an orchard north of Baghdad. Nearly two dozen people were arrested, including wounded insurgents trying to hobble away from the scene. The fatal goof by the al-Qaida breakaway group that dominates the Sunni insurgency in Iraq happened on the same day that the speaker of the Iraqi parliament, a prominent Sunni whom the militants consider a traitor, escaped unhurt from a roadside bomb attack on his motorcade in the northern city of Mosul. Nevertheless, the events underscored the determination of the insurgents to rebuild and regain the strength they enjoyed in Iraq at the height of the war until U.S.backed Sunni tribesmen turned against them. The militants are currently battling for control of mainly Sunni areas of western Iraq in a key test of the Shiite-led governments ability to maintain security more than two years after the withdrawal of U.S. troops. While the Iraqi army has been attacking insurgent training camps in the vast desert of western Anbar province near the Syrian border, it is unusual to find such a camp in the center of the country, just 60 miles north of the capital. The discovery shows that the terrorist groups have made a strong comeback in Iraq and that the security problems are far from over, and things are heading from bad to worse, said Hamid al-Mutlaq, a member of the parliaments security and defense committee. The militants belonged to a network now known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, an extremist group that recently broke with al-Qaida. The ISIL, emboldened by fellow fighters gains in the Syrian civil war, has tried to position itself as the champion of Iraqi Sunnis angry at the government over what they see as efforts to marginalize them. Reports detail pilots heading to wrong airports Associated PressWASHINGTON At a time when a cellphone can guide you to your driveway, commercial pilots attempt to land at the wrong airport more often than most passengers realize or government officials admit, according to an Associated Press search of government safety data and news reports since the early 1990s. On at least 150 flights, including a Southwest Airlines jet last month in Missouri and a jumbo cargo plane last fall in Kansas, U.S. commercial passenger and cargo planes have either landed at the wrong airport or started to land and realized their mistake in time. A particular trouble spot is San Jose, Calif. The list of landing mistakes includes six reports of pilots preparing to land at Moffett Field, a joint civilianmilitary airport, when they meant to go to Mineta San Jose International Airport, about 10 miles to the southeast. The airports are south of San Francisco in Californias Silicon Valley. This event occurs several times every winter in bad weather when we work on Runway 12, a San Jose airport tower controller said in a November 2012 report describing how an airliner headed for Moffett after being cleared to land at San Jose. The plane was waved off in time. In nearly all the incidents, the pilots were cleared by controllers to fly based on what they could see rather than relying on automation. Many incidents occur at night, with pilots reporting they were attracted by the runway lights of the first airport they saw during descent. Some pilots said they disregarded navigation equipment that showed their planes slightly off course because the information didnt match what they were seeing out their windows a runway straight ahead. Youve got these runway lights, and you are looking at them, and theyre saying: Come to me, come to me. I will let you land. Theyre like the sirens of the ocean, said Michael Barr, a former Air Force pilot who teaches aviation safety at the University of Southern California. Using NASAs Aviation Safety Reporting System, along with news accounts and reports sent to other federal agencies, the AP tallied 35 landings and 115 approaches or aborted landing attempts at wrong airports by commercial passenger and cargo planes over more than two decades. The tally doesnt include every event. Many arent disclosed to the media, and reports to the NASA database are voluntary. The Federal Aviation Administration investigates wrong airport landings and many near-landings, but those reports arent publicly available. FAA officials turned down a request by The Associated Press for access to those records, saying some may include information on possible violations of safety regulations by pilots and might be used in an enforcement action. Military pension bill advances in SenateWASHINGTON The Senate has taken the first step toward approving legislation that restores full cost-ofliving increases to pension benefits for military retirees under age 62, although its unclear when the measure may pass. Mondays vote was 94-0 to advance the bill over an initial hurdle. As drafted by majority Democrats, the $7 billion, 10-year cost of the legislation would add to the deficit. Republicans want cuts elsewhere in the budget to prevent that from happening. The measure would reverse one part of a budget bill that cleared Congress late last year. Under the provision, cost-of-living increases in pension benefits for military retirees under age 62 would be held below the rate of inflation beginning in 2015. Veterans groups have strongly protested the change.Another delay in laws employer requirementWASHINGTON Angling to avoid political peril, the Obama administration Monday granted employers another delay in a heavily criticized requirement that medium-to-larger firms cover their workers or face fines. In one of several concessions in a complex Treasury Department regulation of more than 200 pages, the administration said companies with 50 to 99 employees will have an additional year to comply with the coverage requirement, until January 1, 2016. For businesses with 100 or more employees the requirement will still take effect in 2015. But other newly announced provisions, affecting technical issues such as the calculation of working hours, may help some of those firms. More than 90 percent of companies with 50 or more employees already cover their workers without the government telling them to do so, but the debate has revolved around the potential impact on new and growing firms. Most small businesses have fewer than 50 workers and are exempt from the mandate. However, employer groups were also uneasy with a requirement that defines a full-time worker as someone averaging 30 hours a week.Email shows effort to shield bin Laden photosWASHINGTON A newly released email shows that 11 days after the killing of terror leader Osama bin Laden in 2011, the U.S. militarys top special operations officer ordered subordinates to destroy any photographs of the al-Qaida founders corpse or turn them over to the CIA. The email was obtained under a freedom of information request by the conservative legal group Judicial Watch. The document, released Monday by the group, shows that Adm. William McRaven, who heads the U.S. Special Operations Command, told military officers on May13, 2011, that photos of bin Ladens remains should have been sent to the CIA or already destroyed. Bin Laden was killed by a special operations team in Pakistan on May2, 2011. McRavens order to purge the bin Laden material came 10 days after The Associated Press asked for the photos and other documents under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act. Typically, when a freedom of information request is filed to a government agency, the agency is obliged to preserve the material sought even if the agency later denies the request. The email that surfaced Monday was the first evidence showing the actual order. In a heavily blacked-out email addressed to gentlemen, McRaven told his unnamed subordinates: One particular item that I want to emphasize is photos; particularly UBLs remains. At this point all photos should have been turned over to the CIA; if you still have them destroy them immediately or get them a blacked-out location. UBL refers to bin Laden. Iraqi militants accidentally bomb 21 of their own trainees Associated PressSouthwest Airlines Flight 4013 sits Jan.13 at the M. Graham Clark Downtown Airport in Hollister, Mo. On nearly 150 flights, U.S. commercial air carriers have either landed at the wrongairport or started to land and realized their mistake in time, according to a search by The Associated Press of government safety databases and media reports since the early 1990s. Jane Goodall San Francisco Bay SOURCES: ESRI, Federal Aviation Administration APThe wrong approachFederal safety records show that on at least six occasions, commercial airliners bound for the international airport in San Jose, Calif., have mistakenly set up to land at a joint militarycivil airport a few miles away. Norman Mineta San Jose International Airport Moffett Federal Airfield Planes approaching San Jose International Airport have instead steered toward Moffett Federal Airfield which looks similar from the air, with two parallel runways oriented northwest to southeast. Moffetts runways, however, are shorter than San Joses in one case, by nearly 2,900 feet. 0 0 5 mi 5 km civil air p ort a few miles awa y. t he international airport in San F ederal safet y records show t h T he wron g appr o Jose, Calif., have mistakenl y set h at on at least six occasions, com o ach up to land at a j oint militar y mercial airliners bound fo r SOURCES: ESRI Federal Aviation A A dministration AP WashingtonBRIEFS From wire reports
College basketball/ B2 NBA/ B2 Tennis/B2 Scoreboard/B3 Lottery, TV/B3 Winter Olympics/ B4 US womens hockey team routs Switzerland to clinch semifinal berth./B4 SPORTSSection BTUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Citrus Rinaldi signs with Nova Southeastern C.J. RISAK CorrespondentEducation is what matters to Lizzie Rinaldi. Which is why on Monday she officially committed to attend Nova Southeastern University, an NCAA Division II school in Fort Lauderdale. The soccer standout at Citrus plans to study in the pharmaceuticals department. When shes not in school, shell put her talents on the pitch to use to try and cure what ails the Sharks. She has an ability to see the whole field and can communicate that, said Citrus coach Mark Cassidy. Landing Rinaldi should benefit a program that needs help. NSU was 5-10-1 overall last season, posting a 1-7-1 mark in Sunshine State Conference play; in 2012, the Sharks went 4-8-3 overall, 3-3-2 in the conference. Of course, there was a question where Rinaldi would play. A standout keeper, Cassidy asked Rinaldi to switch positions midway through last season to fill in at center midfield. The Hurricanes needed help there and Rinaldi could provide it, plus they had a solid backup keeper in Catlyn Marks. Thats the hardest decision I made, Cassidy said. But if we had 11 Rinaldis we would have been great. She really helped Catlyn Marks; their relationship made it work. Theres no doubting Rinaldis ability at either position. She led the county in saves with 107 despite playing a half-dozen matches at Elizabeth Rinaldi of Citrus High School signed with Nova Southeastern University on Monday to continue her soccer career. Back row: CHS coach Ashley Cooper, CHS head coach Mark Cassidy, coach Steve Ekeli, coach Keith Malz and Activities Director Larry Bishop. Front row: Brother Matthew Rinaldi, Elizabeth Rinaldi and mother Kathleen Rinaldi.Photo submitted Citrus starts strong Sam facing big hurdles First openly gay NFL player would face challenges Associated PressMichael Sam will face a daunting set of challenges that most rookies dont have to deal with when making the already formidable jump from college to the NFL. The SECs co-defensive player of the year is about to find out if Americas most popular sport, rooted in machismo and entrenched in locker room hijinks, is ready for its first openly gay player. First, hell have to find a team willing to put up with the media circus that will surround him. Then, hell have to find acceptance like he did at Missouri, where his sexuality was a non-issue during a 12-2 season. Only now, hell face opponents and their fans who know hes gay. He might even face cheap shots and teammates hesitant to shower alongside him or undress in his presence. Missouris Michael Sam (52) warms up Jan. 3 before the Cotton Bowl against Oklahoma State, in Arlington, Texas. Missouris All-America defensive end came out to the entire country Sunday night and could become the first openly gay player in Americas most popular sport.Associated Press McDow, Canes coast in lifting opener at homeLARRYBUGG CorrespondentINVERNESS Kody McDow is a confirmed gold digger this year. The Citrus senior boys weightlifter is seeking a gold medal and a state title this year at the state meet April 25 in Kissimmee. Last year, he took third place at the state meet. He had a personal-best 325-pound bench press in his first meet of the year Monday at the Citrus High School weight room. He had a 265-pound clean and jerk for a 590-pound total, to win the 169-pound class. McDow, who played nose guard for the Canes football team, hopes to earn an academic scholarship and attend the University of Central Florida next year. This (lifting) is one of my favorite things to do, McDow said. I am always trying to do better. I come in three times a day. I lifted since I was in middle school. I like the competition. He probably has the best technique I have ever seen, Citrus coach Jim Haeser said. His work ethic. He is in here every day. His Dad, Kevin, also attended Citrus High. McDow has a 4.4 weighted grade point average. He takes college courses at College of Central Florida.Citrus wins meetThe Citrus boys won the meet with 78 points. Crystal River had 14 points and Wildwood had 12. We lifted well, Haeser said. We are where I expected to be, Crystal River coach Tony MATT PFIFFNER /ChronicleAlexis Zachar, left, and her Seven Rivers Christian teammates are looking for a measure of revenge tonight in Ocala against Jenny Bollinger, right, and the St. John Saints. The Warriors lost the 2A-3 district championship game on Jan. 31 at home to the Saints, but can return the favor on St. Johns home court tonight in the regional semifinals. Citrus, Seven Rivers face tough road games in regional semifinals C.J. RISAK CorrespondentAt the end of tonight, it will be known if Citrus County is on a basketball recordsetting road. Both the Citrus and Seven Rivers Christian girls basketball teams will have to continue the next leg of their journey on the road, Citrus going to Gainesville Eastside and Seven Rivers making the journey to battle an old District 2A-3 rival, Ocala St. John Lutheran. These are regional semifinal games; the winner will advance to the regional final, also known as the state quarterfinals. In the recent past, certainly the last decade or so, Citrus-based teams have for the most part been overmatched when going against those from larger cities. But this year, it could be different. Citrus (24-3 this season) in particular appears to have a very good chance to advance in 5A, although first-year head coach Dave Hamilton would likely start any conversation regarding how far the Hurricanes can go with a statement like One game at a time. But focusing on the See JOURNEY/ Page B3 FHSAA girls basketball regional semifinalsTonight 7 p.m. Citrus at Gainesville Eastside 7 p.m. Seven Rivers Christian at St. John Lutheran See STRONG/ Page B3 See HURDLES/ Page B3 See RINALDI/ Page B3
B2TUESDAY, FEBRUARY11, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESPORTS Results from the 10th annual Crystal River Open The 10th annual Crystal River Open Tennis Tournament made history in a way the organizers did not expect. For the first time ever they had to cancel the competition for the entire Saturday. Consequently, the whole tournament had to be played in one day. With a few minor adjustments and a healthy dose of sunshine, it worked out just fine. It is always nice to see juniors break through, this time it happened in the mixed doubles. The team of Mahima Tatambhotla and Malik Tahiri won the Championship in the A division. The results were as follows:Ladies DoublesFirst round: Judy Jeanette/Nicole Martin def. Candace Charles/Lyn Finman, 6-2, 7-5; April Manley/Jackie Bennett def. Veronica Williams/Maddie Lewis, 6-2, 6-1; Aurora Rice/Linda Martin def. Micki Brown/Sally deMontfort, 6-3, 6-2; Anna Mirra/Lisa Steed def. Heidi Miller/Marjorie Bannish, 6-0, 6-1. Second round: Judy Jeanette/Nicole Martin def. April Manley/Jackie Bennett, 7-5, 6-3; Veronica Williams/Maddie Lewis def. Candace Charles/Lyn Finman, 3-6, 6-3, 10-8; Anna Mirra/Lisa Steed def. Aurora Rice/Linda Martin, 6-0, 6-1; Micki Brown/Sally deMontfort def. Heidi Miller/Marjorie Bannish, 6-4, 1-6, 10-6. A division finals: Judy Jeanette/Nicole Martin def. Anna Mirra/Lisa Steed, 7-6, 6-2. B division finals: Veronica Williams/Maddie Lewis def. Micki Brown/Sally deMontfort, 8-2. B division consolation finals: Candace Charkes/Vicki Lavoi def. Heidi Miller/Marjorie Bannish, 8-2.Mixed DoublesFirst round: Maddie Lewis/Rick Scholl def. Kim Knudsen/Donnie Simmons, 8-6; Sally/Dave deMontfort def. Veronica Williams/Nickolas Pais, 8-5; Mahima Tatambhotla/Malik Tahiri def. Ruth Branson/Len Calodney, 8-4; Antoinette/Eric van den Hoogen def. Vaishnavi Kannam/Hari Kannam, 8-1. Second round: Mahima Tatambhotla/Malik Tahiri def. Maddie Lewis/Rick Scholl, 8-4; Kim Knudsen/Donnie Simmons def. Ruth Branson/Len Calodney, 8-0; Kristin Tringali/Cody Paulson def. Sally/Dave deMontfort 8-6; Veronica Williams/Nickolas Pais def. Vaishnavi Kannam/Hari Kannam, 8-4. Mixed A finals: Mahima Tatambhotla/Malik Tahiri def. Antoinette van den Hoogen/Dave deMontfort, 8-2. Mixed B finals: Veronica Williams/Nickolas Pais def. Kim Knudsen/Donnie Simmons, 9-7. Mixed B consolation final: Ruth Branson/Len Calodney def. Vaishnavi Kannam/Hari Kannam, 8-3.Mens Doubles BRound Robin: Christian Hancock/Mark Swistock def. Marcial Irrizarry/Chris Young, 6-0, 6-1; Lance Baker/Ron Peterson def. Sammie DeAngelis/Alex Hoover, 6-1, 6-4. Lance Baker/Ron Peterson def. Marcial Irrizarry/Chris Young, 6-3, 6-1; Christian Hancock/Mark Swistock def. Sammie DeAngelis/Alex Hoover, 7-5, 6-4; Sammie DeAngelis/Alex Hoover def. Marcial Irrizarry/Chris Young, 6-1, 6-1; Lance Baker/Ron Peterson def. Christian Hancock/Mark Swistock, 6-4, 6-4. Winners were Lance Baker and Ron Peterson.Mens Doubles AFirst round: Andie Belskie/Barney Hess def. Mike Tringali/Jerry Boley, 7-6, 6-4. Second round: Chris Nyholm/Eric Lawson def. Jim Lavoie/Dave deMontfort, 7-6, 6-3; Andie Belskie/Barney Hess def. Donnie Simmons/Mike Brown, 3-6, 6-3, 13-11. Mens A Finals: Chris Nyholm/Eric Lawson def. Andie Belskie/Barney Hess, 6-1, 6-2. Consolation: Jim Lavoie/Dave deMontfort def. Mike Tringali/Jerry Boley, 6-4, 2-6, 12-10. Mens A consolation finals: Donnie Simmons/Mike Brown def. Jim Lavoie/Jerry Boley, 6-0, 6-1.Fastest serve contestMen: Eric Lawson, 111 mph. Women: Nicole Martin, 79 mph. Boys: Alex Hoover, 96 mph. Girls: Mahima Tatambhotla, 60 mph. Eric van den HoogenON TENNIS Dominant UConn women stay No. 1Connecticut remains No. 1 in The Associated Press poll Monday after two more wins. The Huskies routed SMU before beating No. 4 Louisville by 17 points on Sunday and have won 31 straight overall dating back to last seasons title run. UConn improved to 25-0 this season and is off until visiting South Florida on Sunday. Notre Dame, Duke, the Cardinals and South Carolina round out the top five. Stanford, Baylor, Tennessee, Maryland and N.C. State follow the Gamecocks. The Cardinal had their 62-game conference road winning streak end Sunday in a loss at Washington. St. Johns entered the Top 25 this week for the first time this season. The Red Storm are at No. 24 and have won 10 straight games and are in the poll for the first time since Nov. 26, 2012. Middle Tennessee fell out. See Page B3 for complete poll.Bluder becomes Iowas coach with most winsIOWA CITY, Iowa Iowas Lisa Bluder is now the schools winningest coach. The Hawkeyes (19-6, 7-4 Big Ten) beat Northwestern 90-84 on Monday night to give Bluder her 270th victory at Iowa, surpassing the mark set by C. Vivian Stringer.Mondays Top 25 No. 17 UNC 89, No. 3 Duke 78DURHAM, N.C. Freshman Diamond DeShields scored a season-high 30 points and No. 17 North Carolina upset No. 3 Duke 89-78. DeShields hit 12 of 20 shots while becoming the first player to score 30 against Duke since 2009. Fellow freshman Allisha Gray added 24 points for the Tar Heels (18-6, 6-4 Atlantic Coast Conference). Elizabeth Williams had a career-high 28 points on 12-of-23 shooting and Tricia Liston added 20 for Duke (22-3, 9-2).No. 8 Tenn. 81, No. 16 Vandy 53KNOXVILLE, Tenn. Meighan Simmons scored 22 points to help No. 8 Tennessee rout No. 16 Vanderbilt 81-53 and win its sixth consecutive game, continuing the Commodores history of road futility in this series. Vanderbilt (17-6, 6-4 SEC) has never beaten the Lady Vols (20-4, 9-2) at Knoxville in 29 attempts. Isabelle Harrison scored 18 points and shot 8 of 10 for Tennessee, which clinched its 38th consecutive 20-win season. Christina Foggie scored 22 points and Marques Webb added 12 points for Vanderbilt.From wire reports WOMENS HOOPS BRIEFS Hurricanes top FSU Celtics roll past Milwaukee 102-86 Associated PressMILWAUKEE Jeff Green scored 29 points and Kelly Olynyk added 14 points and 11 rebounds as the Boston Celtics pulled away from the Milwaukee Bucks in the fourth quarter of a 102-86 victory Monday night. The Celtics used a 12-4 run to start the final quarter to break open what had been a tight game. Green had seven points during the spurt and 11 overall in the quarter, while Olynyk scored 10 after Boston entered the fourth clinging to a 70-68 lead. Jared Sullinger added 13 points and 10 rebounds for Boston. Brandon Knight had 22 points for Milwaukee, which also got 17 points from Gary Neal and 16 points from John Henson before he left late in the game with an ankle injury.Pistons 109, Spurs 100AUBURN HILLS, Mich. Brandon Jennings scored 21 points, and the Detroit Pistons beat the San Antonio Spurs 109-100 in John Loyers first game as interim coach. Detroit abruptly fired Maurice Cheeks on Sunday after only 50 games as coach. Rodney Stuckey scored 20 points for the Pistons, and Greg Monroe added 15 points and 10 rebounds. Marco Belinelli led the Spurs with 20 points.Raptors 108, Pelicans 101TORONTO Kyle Lowry had 19 points and 12 assists, Patrick Patterson scored a season-high 22 and the Toronto Raptors beat the New Orleans Pelicans 108-101. DeMar DeRozan also had 22 points for Toronto. Tyreke Evans had 23 points and 10 assists, and Anthony Davis scored 19 for the Pelicans.Pacers 119, Nuggets 80INDIANAPOLIS David West scored 25 points and Roy Hibbert added 14 as the Indiana Pacers routed the short-handed Denver Nuggets 119-80. The Pacers (40-11) still have the NBAs best record, the leagues best home record (25-2) and now lead two-time defending champion Miami by four games in the Eastern Conference. Wilson Chandler scored 17 points to lead the Nuggets (24-26), who have lost three straight.Rockets 107, Timberwolves 89MINNEAPOLIS Dwight Howard had 18 points and 15 rebounds, and the surging Houston Rockets used a fourth-quarter push to hold off the Minnesota Timberwolves 107-89 for their sixth consecutive victory. Chandler Parsons had 20 points and James Harden scored 19 for the Rockets. Back after missing one game with a bruised left quadriceps, Kevin Love led Minnesota with 31 points and 10 rebounds. Chase Budinger had 15 points and Alexey Shved scored 11 off the bench for the Timberwolves. Associated PressMilwaukees Ekpe Udoh tries to block a shot by Bostons Jared Sullinger during the first half Monday in Milwaukee. West Va. pounds No. 11 Cyclones Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Donnavan Kirk scored 16 points as Miami earned a rare Atlantic Coast Conference win with a 77-73 victory against rival Florida State. The win was just the third in conference play for the Hurricanes and the second on the road against the Seminoles in eight attempts. Rion Brown finished with 14 points for Miami (12-12, 3-8) while Tonye Jekiri chipped in 15. Ian Miller scored 13 for Florida State (14-10, 5-7) in his first game back from an ankle injury. Devon Bookert scored 17 and Aaron Thomas had 16 in the loss. The Seminoles have lost 6 of 8. The Miami victory was just its second in its last eight games while the 77 points were the most scored since an 84-69 win against Texas Southern in the fourth game of the year.West Virginia 102, No. 11 Iowa St. 77MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Remi Dibo scored a career-high 20 points to lead West Virginia to a 102-77 victory over No. 11 Iowa State, the Cyclones most lopsided loss of the season. Juwan Staten added 19 points and Eron Harris and Terry Henderson each had 16 for the Mountaineers (15-10, 7-5 Big 12). Iowa State (18-5, 6-5) had five players in double figures, led by Georges Niangs 17 points. The Cyclones fell behind by double digits midway through the first half and trailed by as many as 32 points late in the game. West Virginia hit a season-high for points and improved to 2-1 amid a stretch of four straight games against ranked opponents heading into a matchup Saturday at No. 19 Texas.No. 17 Virginia 61, Maryland 53CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. Joe Harris scored 19 points and No. 17 Virginia stretched its winning streak to eight games by beating Maryland 61-53 in the Terrapins last visit as an ACC rival. Malcolm Brogdon added 14 points and Akil Mitchell had 13 for the Cavaliers (20-5, 11-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), who continued their best start in conference play since the 1981-82 team opened 12-1. Seth Allen scored 15 points and Dez Wells had 12 for Maryland (1411, 6-6), which had won three of four. The Terps and Cavaliers were tied at 35 when Harris scored on a drive. After a block by Maryland, Justin Anderson soared at the other end to block a shot by Marylands Roddy Peters near the rim and saved the ball. He started a fast break that moments later was capped by Harris 3-pointer from the right corner, arousing a crowd that had grown quiet by the tight ballgame. A dunk by Darion Atkins and Brogdons 17-footer pushed the lead to 44-35. Associated PressWest Virginias Nathan Adrian, right, rebounds over Iowa States Melvin Ejim during the first half Monday in Morgantown, W.Va. The Mountaineers stunned the No. 11 Cyclones 102-77. Syracuse still unanimous No. 1Syracuse is a unanimous No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for the second straight week while SMU moved into the Top 25 for the first time in almost three decades. The Orange (23-0) received all 65 first-place votes from the national media panel Monday. Arizona, Florida, Wichita State, San Diego State and Villanova remained second through sixth. Wichita State (25-0) is the only other unbeaten team in Division I. Kansas moved up one spot to seventh and Duke jumped three spots to eighth. Michigan State and Cincinnati round out the Top Ten. Wisconsin and Ohio State, Nos. 21 and 22, both returned to the rankings after a one-week absence. SMU, which beat then-No. 7 Cincinnati last week, moved in at No. 23, the Mustangs first ranking since the next-to-last poll of 1984-85, a season they were ranked as high as No. 2. Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Gonzaga fell out of the Top 25. See Page B3 for complete poll.From wire reports
midfield, and she recorded two shutouts as a keeper. At center midfield, she scored four goals and collected five assists as Citrus posted a 10-11-2 overall record. For Rinaldi, there is no real decision. I really like playing keeper, she said. I feel more comfortable with it than playing in the field. Asked to name what she considered her strengths, she quickly replied, Communication, then added, and reaction. Both are necessary commodities for a position like keeper, particularly at the college level. But then again, Rinaldi has plenty of experience playing against top-notch talent. Shes a yearround player, also participating with the Ocala Lightning, a team in the Florida State Premiere League. I picked my school for the academics, Rinaldi said, naming 10 contacts from schools around the country. Thats whats important. But I train a lot and my club team got me ready for this. Although Rinaldi has said what position she plans to play at NSU, Cassidy is less certain which spot shed be better suited for. She just brings so much, he said. She has a vast knowledge of the game, and she can take that knowledge from her head to the field. Which means her anticipation is extraordinary, helping make her an exceptional player whatever position shes at.SCOREBOARDCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE task at hand doesnt seem to be a problem for this team. Last Thursdays win over North Marion is a prime example. Citrus did not play its best game by any measure, but what the Canes did do was execute Hamiltons game plan. The result: a 46-18 victory. That same strategy, according to Hamilton, will be implemented again tonight at Eastside, which eliminated Crystal River in its regional opener last Thursday. We went over the game film, Hamilton said. Theyre a team that pretty much mirrors North Marion. Theyre a little more talented, but they like to play giddyup-and-go. Of course, we wont do that. Well make them play offense. Hamilton dictated the pace of the game against North Marion, his team falling back into its 2-3 zone defense instead of applying the pressure it had used so successfully all season. That made the Colts shoot long jumpers that missed badly, and allowed Citrus to take an early lead it never surrendered. Still, Eastside 12-10 overall this season does have more weapons available than the Colts. The Rams are led by junior Anikeyawna Barber, who led them in scoring (12.7 points a game) and rebounding (9), and was second in steals (2.2). Jasmine Thomas, a senior, averaged 10 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.5 steals, with Nmandria Reynolds, a sophomore, adding 6.4 points, 2.5 assists and 2 steals and Shadayzha Bullock, a junior, collecting 5.7 points and 5.1 rebounds. Citrus counters with seniors Shenelle Toxen (13 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 2.2 steals), Treleasha Simmons (8 points, 5.9 rebounds) and Micah Jenkins (12.5 points, 3.1 rebounds, 3.3 steals) and sophomore Shally Morales (8.2 points, 2.2 assists, 3.5 steals). Defense remains the key for the Hurricanes, according to Hamilton. Their ability to adjust to game situations is what has made them so dangerous, and successful, this season. If we go up there and do our business and get things done, well host a Final Eight game Saturday, Hamilton said. For Seven Rivers, its a different situation. The Warriors, 15-10 overall, are limited in what they can do, with only two reliable sources for offense although those are pretty good sources in senior Alexis Zachar and junior Alyssa Gage. Those two account for a vast majority of the teams points, Gage averaging 17.5 points to go with 8.1 rebounds and 2.1 steals and Zachar getting 15.4 points with 10.2 rebounds and 2.7 blocked shots. Still, it cant be ignored that coach Gary Dreyer has managed to guide his team to a regional semifinal. But as positive as that may be, tonights opponent may represent a major negative for Seven Rivers. St. John Lutheran (16-7 overall) won the District 2A-3 title and beat the Warriors in the district title game. The Saints have more depth than Seven Rivers, led by senior Sara Poehlman (12 points, 5.4 rebounds, 4.9 steals, 4.2 assists), sophomore Jenny Bollinger (11.8 points, 9 rebounds) and a pair of seventh-graders, Brylee Bartram (9 points, 4.3 steals, 2.3 steals, 2 assists) and Essence Bell (7.9 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.5 steals, 3 assists). For the Warriors to survive, theyll have to get top performances from its two stars and some great defense from everyone else. Theyll have to limit their turnovers and keep Zachar and Gage out of foul trouble. A year ago, Seven Rivers went to St. John for the 2A-3 title game and came home with a win. An upset is not without precedence. While several teams and coaches said Monday that Sams sexual orientation wouldnt affect his draft status, former NFL punter Chris Kluwe, who contends his championing of gay rights led to his release from the Minnesota Vikings last year, wasnt so sure. The majority of players will be supportive of Michael Sam or just wont care, Kluwe said. Youll have isolated guys here and there who might try to make a fuss about it, but players by and large are very much, Hey, were here to do a job, were here to go out and play football. In terms of the coaching/front office side, I think theres where issues are going to arise because they are going to look at this like, Hey, is this going to cause a distraction for the team? And by distraction, they mean, Were not really OK with having a gay player on our team, we cant come out and say that, so were going to use the word distraction, Kluwe added. And unfortunately, those are the people who determine if youre employed or not. John Elway has a unique perspective running the Broncos front office now after a Hall of Fame playing career, and he said Monday hed have no problem drafting Sam. We will evaluate Michael just like any other draft prospect: on the basis of his ability, character and NFL potential. His announcement will have no effect on how we see him as a football player, Elway said. Having spent 16 years in an NFL locker room, the bottom line is that its about treating others with respect and earning that respect. By all indications, it appears Michael has done just that throughout his football career. Several coaches said if a player is accountable and a winner, being gay is a non-issue. If anybody can come in and help us win games and be successful black, white, yellow, straight, gay I dont think it matters, said new Green Bay quarterbacks coach Alex Van Pelt. Before Sam revealed his sexual orientation, the pass-rusher was projected as a mid-round draft pick. Kluwe said reports that Sams draft stock could drop because he revealed his sexual orientation basically could have been lifted from any American sporting paper in the 1940s when Jackie Robinson was about to enter Major League Baseball. Its like weve been here before. Why do we have to keep doing the same thing? Sam will likely face even more scrutiny from opponents fans than Chargers linebacker Manti Teo did after getting fooled by a hoax involving a fake girlfriend while at Notre Dame. Former Redskins tight end Chris Cooley said Sams performance on the field and as a teammate should quickly overshadow any stereotypes about sexual orientation. I dont think he faces any challenges as a player. I dont think he faces a lot of challenges as a person, Cooley said. I think once he establishes himself as the kind of teammate hes going to be, I think everybody will accept it fine. HURDLESContinued from Page B1 JOURNEYContinued from Page B1 On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS TV MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (ESPN) Florida at Tennessee 7 p.m. (ESPN2) Oklahoma State at Texas 7 p.m. (ESPNU) Wake Forest at North Carolina State 7 p.m. (FS1) Marquette at Seton Hall 7 p.m. (FSNFL) Clemson at Notre Dame 9 p.m. (ESPN) Michigan at Ohio State 9 p.m. (ESPNU) Mississippi at Alabama 9 p.m. (FS1) Xavier at Butler 11 p.m. (ESPNU) San Diego State at Wyoming 3 a.m. (ESPNU) Michigan at Ohio State (same-day tape) NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (NBA) Sacramento Kings at Cleveland Cavaliers 9 p.m. (SUN) Miami Heat at Phoenix Suns 10 p.m. (NBA) Oklahoma City Thunder at Portland Trail Blazers GOLF 11 a.m. (GOLF) Ladies European Tour: Volvik RACV Masters, Third Round (taped) HOCKEY 6:30 p.m. (SUN) AHL 2014 All-Star Skills Competition 10 p.m. (NHL) AHL 2014 All-Star Skills Competition (sameday tape) WINTER OLYMPICS 5 a.m. (NBCSPT) Cross-country skiing 5 a.m. (USA) Curling, men's: USA vs. China 6 a.m. (NBCSPT) Cross-country skiing: men's and women's individual sprint; speed skating 10 a.m. (MSNBC) Hockey, women's: Russia vs. Japan 10 a.m. (NBCSPT) Skating: pairs' short program 1:30 p.m. (NBCSPT) Ski jumping: women's individual K-95 gold medal final; speed skating 3 p.m. (NBC) Cross-country skiing: individual sprint; luge; freestyle skiing. (same-day tape) 5 p.m. (CNBC) Curling, women's: USA vs. Great Britain (same-day tape) 8 p.m. (NBC) Snowboarding: men's halfpipe; figure skating; freestyle skiing; ski jumping (same-day tape) 12:05 a.m. (NBC) Speed skating: women's 500m gold medal final; biathlon: women's 10km pursuit (same-day tape) 3 a.m. (MSNBC) Hockey, women's: Switzerland vs. Finland 3 a.m. (NBCSPT) Curling, men's: USA vs. Denmark; Nordic Combined ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE SOCCER 3 p.m. (NBCSPT) West Bromwich Albion FC vs Chelsea FC TENNIS 6 a.m. (TENNIS) Federation Cup First Round: Slovakia vs. Germany Rubber 1 (taped) 8 a.m. (TENNIS) Federation Cup First Round: Slovakia vs. Germany Rubber 2 (taped) 12 p.m. (TENNIS) ATP PBZ Zagreb Indoors, Final (taped) 2 p.m. (TENNIS) ATP Open Sud de France, First Semifinal (taped) 4 p.m. (TENNIS) ATP Open Sud de France, Second Semifinal (taped) 7 p.m. (TENNIS) Federation Cup First Round: Italy vs. USA Rubber 1 (taped) 9 p.m. (TENNIS) Federation Cup First Round: Italy vs. USA Rubber 2 (taped) RADIO MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (WYKE 104.3 FM) Florida at Tennessee Note: Times and channels are subject to change at the discretion of the network. If you are unable to locate a game on the listed channel, please contact your cable provider. Prep CALENDAR TODAYS PREP SPORTS GIRLS BASKETBALL FHSAA regional semifinals 7 p.m. Citrus at Gainesville Eastside 7 p.m. Seven Rivers Christian at St. John Lutheran BASEBALL 6:30 p.m. Lecanto at Belleview 7 p.m. Citrus at South Sumter BOYS TENNIS 4 p.m. Citrus at Lecanto GIRLS TENNIS 4 p.m. Lecanto at Citrus Mens AP Top 25The top 25 teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 9, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last weeks ranking: RecordPtsPrv 1. Syracuse (65)23-01,6251 2. Arizona23-11,5252 3. Florida21-21,4773 4. Wichita St.25-01,4454 5. San Diego St.21-11,3735 6. Villanova21-21,2886 7. Kansas18-51,2348 8. Duke19-51,13011 9. Michigan St.20-41,0259 10. Cincinnati22-39707 11. Iowa St.18-492516 12. Saint Louis22-290813 13. Louisville19-486614 14. Kentucky18-576918 15. Michigan17-670210 16. Iowa18-668617 17. Virginia19-560820 18. Creighton19-455212 19. Texas18-541715 20. Memphis18-533324 21. Wisconsin19-5242 22. Ohio St.19-5214 23. SMU19-5205 24. UConn18-519422 25. Pittsburgh20-417525 Others receiving votes: Oklahoma 99, Gonzaga 44, UCLA 43, New Mexico 23, Oklahoma St. 10, George Washington 6, Southern Miss. 6, Stephen F. Austin 3, Arizona St. 1, Kansas St. 1, North Carolina 1.USA Today Top 25The top 25 teams in the USA Today mens college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 9, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking: RecordPtsPvs 1. Syracuse (32)23-08001 2. Wichita State25-07442 3. Arizona23-17423 4. Florida21-27114 5. San Diego State21-16755 6. Villanova21-26296 7. Kansas18-55699 8. Louisville19-452910 9. Duke19-551111 10. Michigan State20-44798 11. Cincinnati22-34677 12. Saint Louis22-242715 13. Kentucky18-540314 14. Iowa State18-436917 15. Iowa18-633313 16. Virginia19-531021 17. Creighton19-430512 18. Michigan17-625416 19. Texas18-517018 20. Ohio State19-516225 21. Wisconsin19-515824 22. Memphis18-5152 23. Pittsburgh20-414822 24. Gonzaga21-47820 25. Oklahoma18-65523 Others receiving votes: UConn 54, Kansas State 38, SMU 37, Southern Miss. 25, UMass 15, UCLA 15, New Mexico 12, Oklahoma State 10, George Washington 6, Colorado 5, Stephen F. Austin 1, VCU 1, West Virginia 1.Womens AP Top 25The top 25 teams in The Associated Press womens college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 9, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last weeks ranking: RecordPtsPrv 1. UConn (36)25-09001 2. Notre Dame23-08642 3. Duke22-28115 4. Louisville23-27584 5. South Carolina22-27396 6. Stanford22-27373 7. Baylor20-37107 8. Tennessee19-46598 9. Maryland19-460410 10. NC State21-354114 11. Penn St.18-55259 12. Oklahoma St.19-445212 13. West Virginia20-344817 14. Texas A&M18-638019 15. Arizona St.20-435911 16. Vanderbilt17-535518 17. North Carolina17-631713 18. Kentucky17-629815 19. LSU18-627416 20. Gonzaga22-323520 21. Nebraska17-520222 22. California16-711823 23. Purdue17-711325 24. St. Johns18-569 25. Michigan St.16-86124 Others receiving votes: Middle Tennessee 32, Rutgers 31, Wichita St. 29, Iowa 14, Oklahoma 12, Texas 12, Chattanooga 10, DePaul 9, Bowling Green 5, Florida St. 5, Florida 3, Georgia Tech 3, James Madison 3, Michigan 2, Syracuse 1.NBA standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division WLPctGB Toronto2724.529 Brooklyn2326.4693 New York2031.3927 Boston1934.3589 Philadelphia1537.28812 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami 3514.714 Atlanta 2524.51010 Washington2525.50010 Charlotte2229.43114 Orlando1637.30221 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana 4011.784 Chicago2525.50014 Detroit 2229.43118 Cleveland1833.35322 Milwaukee942.17631 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio3715.712 Houston3517.6732 Dallas 3121.5966 Memphis2723.5409 New Orleans2229.43114 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City4112.774 Portland3615.7064 Denver 2426.48015 Minnesota2428.46216 Utah 1733.34022 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers3618.667 Phoenix3020.6004 Golden State3021.5884 L.A. Lakers1833.35316 Sacramento1734.33317 Mondays Games Indiana 119, Denver 80 Toronto 108, New Orleans 101 Detroit 109, San Antonio 100 Houston 107, Minnesota 89 Boston 102, Milwaukee 86 Philadelphia at Golden State, late Todays Games Sacramento at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Dallas at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Atlanta at Chicago, 8 p.m. Washington at Memphis, 8 p.m. Miami at Phoenix, 9 p.m. Oklahoma City at Portland, 10 p.m. Utah at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. Wednesdays Games Memphis at Orlando, 7 p.m. Dallas at Indiana, 7 p.m. Atlanta at Toronto, 7 p.m. Charlotte at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. San Antonio at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Cleveland at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Sacramento at New York, 7:30 p.m. Denver at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Washington at Houston, 8 p.m. New Orleans at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Philadelphia at Utah, 9 p.m. Miami at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Portland at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. NCAA Basketball FAVORITELINEUNDERDOG at Texas1Oklahoma St. at Notre Dame3Clemson at NC State7Wake Forest at TennesseePkFlorida at Seton Hall2Marquette at Wichita St.19S. Illinois at Ohio St.4Michigan at Alabama2Mississippi at ButlerPkXavier at Colorado St.4Utah St. San Diego St.3at Wyoming NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Cleveland1(201) Sacramento Dallas3(197) at Charlotte at Chicago3(192) Atlanta at Memphis5(184) Washington Miami5(207) at Phoenix at Portland1(212) Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers2(203) Utah BASEBALL National League WASHINGTON NATIONALS Agreed to terms with RHP Tyler Clippard on a one-year contract. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association DETROIT PISTONS Promoted assistant coach John Loyer to interim head coach. HOUSTON ROCKETS Called up F Robert Covington from Rio Grande Valley (NBADL). FOOTBALL National Football League DETROIT LIONS Named Jim Bob Cooter quarterbacks coach. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS Named Robert Saleh linebackers coach, Scottie Hazelton assistant linebackers coach and Scott Trulock trainer. WASHINGTON REDSKINS Named Doug Williams personnel executive. COLLEGE DEPAUL Announced mens basketball F Cleveland Melvin has left the school. DUKE Promoted receivers coach Scottie Montgomery to offensive coordinator. Florida LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Monday in the Florida Lottery: Players should verify winning numbers by calling 850-487-7777 or at www.flalottery.com.Sundays winning numbers and payouts: Fantasy 5: 1 11 13 16 25 5-of-51 winner$194,284.75 4-of-5352$89 3-of-59,752$8.50 CASH 3 (early) 9 2 7 CASH 3 (late) 6 6 8 PLAY 4 (early) 9 0 4 1 PLAY 4 (late) 2 2 0 1 FANTASY 5 4 11 22 29 32TUESDAY, FEBRUARY11, 2014 B3 Branch said. We have a long way to get better. The kids are working hard. They are doing what I asked them to do. Destin Dawsy did well (330 bench press, 245 clean and jerk for a 575 pound total in the 239-pound class). We are trying to get the rust out.Road trip for CanesCitrus hits the road for their next few meets. They go to Bushnell Wednesday to face South Sumter at 4 p.m. They go to Ocala Forest Feb. 19 at 4 p.m. They go back to Ocala to face Vanguard for a meet Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. The district-qualifying meet will be April 9 at Hudson Fivay. The boys state weightlifting meet will be April 25 at the Kissimmee Civic Center.Citrus-Crystal River boys weightlifting meetFeb. 19 at Citrus High School 119 1. Ray (Cit) 145-135-280; 2. M. Smith (Cit) 115-120-235; 129 1. Yeatts (Cit) 170-165-335; 2. DAmato (CR) 165125-290; 139 Quandt (Cit) 225-165-390; 2. Andrews (Cit) 185-135-320; 154 1. Rogers (Cit) 200-150-350; 2. Dolan (Cit) 175-155-330; 169 1. McDow (Cit) 325265-590; 2. Pouncey (Cit) 280-280-560; 3. Ryan (CR) 165-155-320; 183 1. Fenech (Cit) 270-265-535; 2. White (Cit) 270-260530; 3. Ellison (CR) 245-185-430; 199 1. Juse (Cit) 275-240-515; 2. Tinney (Cit) 285-214-500; 3. LaFleur (CR) 255-165420; 219 1. Knowles (Cit) 315-355-670; 2. Thompson (Cit) 290-215-505; 3. Fisher (CR) 250-205-455; 239 1. Pollard (Cit) 360-250-610; 2. Dawsy (CR) 330-245-575; UNL 1. Densmore (Cit) 335-315-650; 2. Clapp (Cit) 335-275-610; 3.Terry (CR) 280205-485. STRONGContinued from Page B1 RINALDIContinued from Page B1
Passes American Mancuso in slalom leg Associated PressSOCHI, Russia Different American, same result for Maria Hoefl-Riesch another Olympic gold in the super-combined. Just as she did four years ago at the Vancouver Games, HoeflRiesch found herself trailing an American after the downhill leg before using her slalom skills to vault into first place and successfully defend her Olympic title in the dual-run event. The German finished less than a second ahead of both silver medalist Nicole Hosp of Austria and Julia Mancuso of the United States, who won the bronze. Mancuso won silver in the event in Vancouver. Lindsey Vonn had the fastest downhill time in Vancouver, but when Vonn skied out on the slalom, Hoefl-Riesch roared back to claim gold. This time, Vonn is out with an injury, and Mancuso replaced her at the top of the standings after the downhill. Also on Day 4 of the Sochi Olympics, Charles Hamelin of Canada raced to the 1,500-meter short track speedskating gold, and Viktor Ahn earned the bronze to give Russia its first-ever short track medal; Michel Mulder of the Netherlands earned the 500-meter speedskating gold; Martin Fourcade won the 12.5-kilometer biathlon pursuit; and Alex Bilodeau won his second consecutive gold medal in mens moguls.Alpine skiingHoefl-Riesch was fifth fastest in the opening downhill leg, trailing Mancuso by 1.04 seconds. The Germans two-run time of 2 minutes, 34.62 seconds was 0.40 seconds faster than Hosp. Mancuso, who finished 0.53 behind Hoefl-Riesch, won her fourth career Olympic medal in Alpine skiing. No other American woman has won more than two.Short track speedskatingAt 29, Hamelin was the oldest skater in the first final of the short track competition. The wily veteran maintained a top-three position throughout most of the 14-lap race, leaving enough at the end to defeat a loaded field, including Ahn and silver medalist Han Tianyu of China. Ahn was a threetime gold medalist for his native South Korea, but after missing the Vancouver Games he changed his name and became a Russian citizen. When he stepped on the medals podium, the mostly Russian crowd erupted in wild cheers.SpeedskatingMulders 500-meter speedskating victory earned him the title of fastest man on skates. Teammate Jan Smeekens was 0.01 seconds behind for silver, and twin Ronald Mulder took bronze in a Dutch sweep.BiathlonFourcades win earned France its first medal. Ondrej Moravec of Czech Republic took the silver, and Jean Guillaume Beatrix of France earned bronze. Ole Einar Bjoerndalen of Norway finished fourth, missing out on a record 13th Winter Olympic medal.Mens mogulsBilodeau became the Olympics first repeat winner in mens moguls. Canadian teammate Mikael Kingsbury won the silver, giving the Canadians a 1-2 finish in both mens and womens moguls.CurlingThe Norwegian men, curlings fashion kings of cool, made their Sochi debut with another snazzy pattern on their pants a mixture of red, white, blue and gray squares and rectangles. Norway dazzled the U.S. 7-4, but the surprise of opening day was Switzerlands upset of defending champion Canada. On the womens side, Sweden defeated Britain 6-4 in a matchup of two favorites for the womens curling gold. 2014 Winter Olympics Page B4TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE AP Medal countSOCHI 2014 OLYMPICSCOUNTRY G S B TOT Canada 3 3 1 7 Netherlands 3 2 2 7 Norway 2 1 4 7 Russia 1 2 3 6 United States 2 0 3 5 Austria 1 2 0 3 Czech Rep. 0 2 1 3 Germany 2 0 0 2 France 1 0 1 2 Sweden 0 2 0 2 Italy 0 1 1 2 Poland 1 0 0 1 Slovakia 1 0 0 1 Switzerland 1 0 0 1 China 0 1 0 1 Finland 0 1 0 1 Slovenia 0 1 0 1 Britain 0 0 1 1 Ukraine 0 0 1 1 WINTER OLYMPICSMondays Winter Olympic medalistsALPINE SKIING Women Super Combined GOLDMaria Hoefl-Riesch, Germany SILVERNicole Hosp, Austria BRONZEJulia Mancuso, Squaw Valley, Calif. BIATHLON Men 12.5km Pursuit GOLDMartin Fourcade, France SILVEROndrej Moravec, Czech Republic BRONZEJean Guillaume Beatrix, France FREESTYLE SKIING Men Moguls GOLDAlex Bilodeau, Canada SILVERMikael Kingsbury, Canada BRONZEAlexandr Smyshlyaev, Russia SHORT TRACK SPEEDSKATING Men 1500 GOLDCharles Hamelin, Canada SILVERHan Tianyu, China BRONZEVictor An, Russia SPEEDSKATING Men 500 GOLDMichel Mulder, Netherlands SILVERJan Smeekens, Netherlands BRONZERonald Mulder, NetherlandsMondays U.S. Olympians faredALPINE SKIING Womens Super Combined Final Ranking (Downhill; Slalom in parentheses) 3. Julia Mancuso, Squaw Valley, Calif., (1, 1:42.68; 13, 52.47) 2:35.15. BRONZE NR. Stacey Cook, Mammoth, Calif., DNF. NR. Laurenne Ross, Bend, Ore., DNF. NR. Leanne Smith, North Conway, N.H., DNF. BIATHLON Mens 12.5km Pursuit 22. Tim Burke, Paul Smiths, N.Y., 35:37.0 (2). 38. Lowell Bailey, Lake Placid, N.Y., 36:34.8 (3). 53. Leif Nordgren, Marine on St. Croix, Minn., 39:31.4 (7). FREESTYLE SKIING Mens Moguls Qualifying Run 1 8. Bradley Wilson, Butte, Mont., 21.68 (Q). 25. Patrick Deneen, Cle Elum, Wash., 10.36. Run 2 1. Patrick Deneen, Cle Elum, Wash., (25, 10.36; 1, 22.38) 22.38 (q). Ranking 8. Bradley Wilson, Butte, Mont., 21.68 (Q). 11. Patrick Deneen, Cle Elum, Wash., (25, 10.36; 1, 22.38) 22.38 (q). Finals Run 1 9. Patrick Deneen, Cle Elum, Wash., 22.27 (Q). 20. Bradley Wilson, Butte, Mont., 9.90. Run 2 6. Patrick Deneen, Cle Elum, Wash., (9, 22.27; 6, 23.32) 23.32 (q). Medal Run 6. Patrick Deneen, Cle Elum, Wash., 22.16. LUGE Womens Singles After Two Runs 3. Erin Hamlin, Remsen, N.Y., 1:40.632. 10. Kate Hansen, La Canada, Calif., 1:41.375. 15. Summer Britcher, Glen Rock, Pa., 1:42.152. SHORT TRACK SPEEDSKATING Mens 1500 First Round Heat 3 2. J.R. Celski, Federal Way, Wash., 2:15.675 (Q). Heat 4 3. Eddy Alvarez, Miami, 2:17.532 (Q). Heat 6 4. Chris Creveling, Kintersville, Pa., 2:16.553. Semifinals Heat 2 1. J.R. Celski, Federal Way, Wash., 2:21.603 (A). Heat 3 NR. Eddy Alvarez, Miami, PEN. Final A 4. J.R. Celski, Federal Way, Wash., 2:15.624. Womens 500 First Round Heat 4 2. Emily Scott, Springfield, Mo., 45.210 (Q). Heat 6 NR. Alyson Dudek, Hales Corners, Wis., PEN. Heat 7 4. Jessica Smith, Melvindale, Mich., 1:13.344. Womens 3000 Relay None competed. SPEEDSKATING Mens 500 24. Shani Davis, Chicago (22, 35.390; 28, 35.59) 1:10.98. 26. Tucker Fredricks, Janesville, Wis. (18, 35.278; 37, 35.72) 1:10.99. 27. Mitchell Whitmore, Waukesha, Wis. (20, 35.34; 35, 35.71) 1:11.06. NR. Brian Hansen, Glenview, Ill., NRS.Todays Winter Olympic scheduleSubject to change 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. US, Canada both unbeaten in womens hockey Associated PressSOCHI, Russia The United States and Canada clinched spots in the Olympic womens hockey semifinals Monday, remaining unbeaten through their first two games of pool play. And Finland cemented its standing as the favorite to win the bronze medal. The U.S. beat Switzerland 9-0 the biggest hockey blowout so far in the Sochi Games. Then Canada needed 50 minutes to beat Finland goalie Noora Raty, a two-time NCAA champion at Minnesota. Ive never seen them celebrate as much as they celebrated that first goal, Raty said after Canada won 3-0. That showed they were probably getting frustrated. We have never beaten Canada in our history, but this showed we are maybe closing the gap. Megan Agosta scored on a power play with 10:33 left in the third period, and Jayna Hefford and Rebecca Johnston added insurance goals for Canada. The two North American countries the only ones ever to have won an Olympic or world championship gold medal will play each other in the round-robin finale on Wednesday. Raty made 39 saves for Finland but Agostas score was followed by a Hefford goal to make it 2-0 about three minutes later. Canada took a 3-0 lead when Marie-Philip Poulin brought the puck in on a 2-on-1 and passed it to Johnston just outside the crease for the easy tip-in. We played really well for 50 minutes. We were not really troubled. Then we ran out of gas, said Raty, who made 58 saves to beat the Americans in a tournament in November but lost to them 3-1 in the Olympic opener. When you play against Canada and the U.S., we have to play for 60 minutes and you cant make any mistakes. The Finns play their preliminary round finale on Wednesday against Switzerland, which was not competitive in either game against the North Americans, getting outscored 14-0. Monique Lamoureux, Brianna Decker and Amanda Kessel scored within 55 seconds of each other in the first period to turn a scoreless tie into a blowout. It was the quickest three-goal sequence in Olympic history, with the last two coming just eight seconds apart. Kessel also had an assist on Kendall Coynes goal and another in the first period. Asked by a reporter to describe her goals, Kessel said: I cant really remember them all. Lamoureux and Coyne also scored twice for the Americans, and Molly Schaus made 10 saves in her Sochi debut. Hilary Knight and Alex Carpenter also scored for the United States, which led 5-0 after one period and outshot the Swiss 53-10. Florence Schelling, who played at Northeastern, made 44 saves for Switzerland against Schaus, of Boston College, on the morning of the Beanpot finals where their schools will play for the mens hockey bragging rights of Boston. Ive been watching them do that all year, said Schaus, who was the backup for the first game and didnt see much action in this one, either. Hoefl-Riesch repeats in super-combined Associated PressMeghan Duggan, left, Monique Lamoureux, center, and Josephine Pucci of the Untied States celebrate Lamoureuxs goal Monday against Switzerland at Shayba Arena in Sochi, Russia. The USA won 9-0. Associated PressCharles Hamelin of Canada leads ahead of Han Tianyu of China, center, and Victor Ahn of Russia, as they compete Monday in the mens 1500m short track speedskating final at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi, Russia.
HEALTH& LIFE Section CTUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Inside:Music at the Museum continues Thursday/C7 Katie Hendrick For the Chronicle Millions of Americans turn to eating disorders as a coping mechanism, putting their physical and mental health at risk. Local experts share how to recognize eating disorders and the importance of treatment. Kelly* was 13 years old when she first stuck her finger down her throat. The straight-A Inverness Middle School student learned about bulimia, an eating disorder characterized by binging and purging, from watching a television episode on Lifetime starring Calista Flockhart as a teenage model who threw up in jars and hid them in her closet. The goal, Im sure, was to disgust, Kelly said. And, sure, I thought the jars were gross. But my biggest takeaways were the compliments the teen received with her weight loss, how easily she did it, and that no one would have guessed she had a problem if she hadnt kept evidence. When she tried it for herself, Kelly experienced a rush by emptying her stomach. That feeling of lightness its like a high and I craved it, she said. Soon, she wasnt just throwing up after binging, but almost every time she ate. She ran water in the sink or shower to muffle the sound of retching her breakfast, prowled the halls of IMS looking for empty bathrooms after lunch, and drank two to four diet sodas a night, so she could stay up to have her final purge after her parents had gone to bed. The weight came off gradually, but steadily. I never got stick skinny, so I didnt have classmates or teachers approach me about being sick, but it was enough of a transformation to lessen my insecurities about my body, she said. Looking back, Kelly, now 29, acknowledges she was hardly heavy before she became bulimic. But she was a gymnast and the leotards she trained in could not disguise her C-cup breasts, which seemed especially Rubenesque compared to her flat-chested teammates. She also had one coach who mistook criticism as motivation. She could never master one particular move, which involved swinging under the uneven bars, lifting her toes to the bars and then rocking back to her hips. It requires a tremendous *Name has been changed to protect the subjects identity See DANCE/ Page C4 000H7UF
For the ChronicleEditors note: This is the second entry in a four-part series for February about heart health awareness. Next week: Learn the benefits of quitting smoking.One of the most serious consequences of diabetes is the elevated risk of cardiovascular disease and cardiac events, said Dr R. Scott Wright, professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minn. Wrights statement speaks volumes to those who have diabetes, perhaps leading to feelings of dread in those who have diabetes and heart disease. Cardiovascular disease in diabetes is not just the result of poorly controlled blood sugar levels or hyperglycemia, the risk for heart disease goes beyond the blood sugar level. In fact, cardiovascular risk involves terms such as insulin resistance, inflammation, dyslipidemia and adiposity. Together, these factors cascade into a big mess that may end in atherosclerosis (abnormal thickening of an artery wall), plaque rupture, and cardiac events. Diabetes type 2 involves changes in how our body metabolizes fats, not necessary the fat that we eat, but blood fats, such as very low-density lipoprotein (VLDL), low-density lipoprotein (LDL), high density lipoprotein (HDL), and triglycerides. High levels of VLDL, small and dense LDL particles, and triglycerides contribute in damaging the lining of the vascular system, liver cells, muscle cells and pancreatic cells. The high level of these blood fats is termed dyslipidemia. Dyslipidemia not only promotes atherosclerosis but also inflammation. Inflammation, in turn, promotes further atherosclerosis and plaque formation. The plaque is made up of immune response cells, fatty acids, calcium, and oxidized LDL cholesterol. The unstable plaque may occlude the artery or rupture. Insulin resistance contributes to the risk of cardiovascular disease. One of the common causes of insulin resistance (a resistance of the body to use its own insulin to correct high blood sugar) is excess weight, medically referred to as adiposity. Extra weight is not just extra stuff the body carries around, adipose tissue is organ; it produces its own hormones, has its own blood supply, and synthesizes substances that also contribute to inflammation. There are numerous medications that can treat insulin resistance and assist in treating dyslipidemia. Outside of pharmaceuticals, there are three important tactics we can employ to assist in reducing risk for cardiovascular disease. First, if you do have diabetes, strive for an A1C goal of 7 percent or less. Second, have a goal of 30 minutes physical activity most days of the week. Third, think before you eat. Have a goal of reducing how much processed food you eat. Rather than take a vitamin supplement, improve your eating habits. Cardiovascular disease and diabetes are both serious topics. Be thankful that Citrus Memorial Heart and Vascular Center is right here in Inverness. Inverness is also the home of Citrus Memorial Health Systems cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program and the diabetes center. Cardiovascular disease and diabetes are serious topics, but they dont have to be scary. Iam going to talk about dentures this week. Over the past few weeks, I have had a number of questions regarding dentures. I will write in general terms while trying to address the questions asked. I hope this is information that helps in your decisions on what to do with your dentures. There are a number of reasons a patient presents to the dentist about denture issues. They may have broken them, they may be loose, they may not be able to chew as well as in the past or they simply may not like the way they look. Dentures break for all sorts of reasons: they fall to the floor or the sink, and for those of you who have animals, they get chewed on. Most problems like these are easily fixed, either in the office or with the help of a qualified lab. If your dentures are loose, a reline is often the answer. Relines can improve the fit of a denture, especially an upper denture. A reline will have no effect on how the denture looks or chews (other than the benefit from it being more stable). This is often the best solution to a problem, and can cost less than having a new set of dentures made. If chewing has become a problem, you are likely a longtime denture wearer who has worn the teeth down from where they were originally. The only way to deal with this is to have a new set of teeth made. There are many different types of teeth available. Like anything else, denture teeth come in all ranges of quality, from basic to awesome. Your dentist will know what is best for you. You might also like to know that the quality of the tooth affects the cosmetics of your end result. While on the subject of cosmetics, though the tooth type is very important, it is only one facet that makes a set of dentures look like real teeth. A lot of denture cosmetics come from the proper height of the dentures. Some people have the typical denture look, depicted by the chin getting closer and closer to the nose you get a pouty look when your teeth are together or when chewing. The other area that makes a big difference is the fullness of your lips. As we age, there is less and less tone to the tissues around the mouth. A properly made set of teeth can help support those tissues to enhance the smile. If anything written here seems as though it applies to you, I would urge you to talk to your dentist about it. You will be surprised what dentistry can offer you in 2014. Just as in many scenarios we come across, when all things come together (in this case your dentist, their staff, their lab, the materials used and, of course, the patient) in harmony, awesome results can be enjoyed. Dr. Frank Vascimini is a dentist practicing in Homosassa. Send your questions to 4805 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa, FL 34446 or email them to him at info@Masterpiece DentalStudio.com. C2TUESDAY, FEBRUARY11, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEHEALTH& LIFE Thank you to our Cutest Couple Sponsors 000HAF1 PHOTO CONTEST www.chronicleonline.com/valentines Prizes include Accommodations & Dinner for Two at Plantation on Crystal River Jewelry from Specialty Gems & Jim Green Jewelers $100 for Ikes/Neon Leons Enter Feb 1-15 Vote Feb 16-27 Cancer is one of the most dreaded diseases. It is the second most common cause of death in the United States, only behind cardiovascular diseases. I want to live healthy and avoid cancer this is everyones wish. In launching the World Cancer Report 2014 earlier this year, the editors emphasized the need for prevention and highlighted lifestyle behaviors that lead to cancer, including smoking tobacco, drinking alcohol, overweight/obesity and lack of exercise. Tobacco, both smoked and smokeless, remains the worlds leading cause of cancer morbidity and mortality, the report notes. Nearly 20 percent of the worlds adult population smokes, and worldwide tobacco is killing around 6 million people each year from a variety of smoking-related diseases, the report estimates. The US Surgeon General has concluded that smoking causes cancers of the lung, nasal and oral cavities, larynx (voice box), trachea (air pipe), esophagus (food pipe), bone marrow (leukemia), stomach, kidney, pancreas, ureter, uterus, bladder and cervix. American Society of Clinical Oncology said in a statement: In the United States, 1 in 3 cancer deaths is related to obesity, poor nutrition or physical inactivity, and the problem will only increase as more countries and regions adopt the diet and lifestyles of more economically developed economies. Still under-recognized, and not acted on, is the association between drinking alcohol and cancer. The International Agency for Research on Cancer has labeled alcoholic beverages as carcinogenic to humans. The agency says cancers caused by drinking alcoholic beverages include those of the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, esophagus, liver, colon or rectum and female breast. How can you reduce your risk of cancer? 1. Avoid tobacco in all forms cigarettes, cigars, smokeless or any other form. 2. Eat right Eat your fruits and veggies; eat fiber, cut down red meat (such as beef, pork and lamb) and processed meat. Fill two-thirds of your plate with vegetables, fruit, whole grains and beans. Avoid sugary drinks. Limit consumption of energy-dense foods. 3. Move Exercise regularly; at least half an hour a day for five days a week. 4. If consumed at all, limit alcoholic drinks to 2 for men and 1 for women a day. 5. Dont use supplements to protect against cancer. 6. Be as lean as possible without becoming underweight. 7. After treatment, cancer survivors should follow the recommendations for cancer prevention. These are some of the common recommendations to reduce ones risk of cancer. It requires some discipline and effort, but it is definitely doable and practical. Dr. Sunil Gandhi is a hematologist and oncologist. He is the volunteer medical adviser of the Citrus Unit of American Cancer Society. Write to 521 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 352-746-0707. 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Bells palsy, named after a Scottish Anatomist Sir Charles Bell, is the most common cause of facial nerve weakness partial or complete. However, not all facial nerve problems are Bells palsy. Bells palsy is a rapid onset of unilateral or one-sided facial nerve paralysis partial or complete, and in rare case,s can be bilateral. Bells palsy leads to a condition where the person is unable to voluntarily move facial muscles that are used for gesturing. The problem can be very scary and intimidating, and psychologically can affect patients greatly because facial gesturing and facial expressions are fundamental to sense of well-being and being able to communicate and interact socially. The facial nerve is a cable that carries tens of thousands of individual nerve fibers and electrical impulses to stimulate facial muscles which allows us to laugh, cry, smile and frown, just to name a few. Other jobs carried out by the facial nerve include tearing, salivary gland function, and some sensory branches provide taste sensation from certain parts of the tongue. A couple of other small branches run some ear bone muscles and also provide sensation for the ear canal. Diagnosis is relatively obvious and very easy. It does not take a doctor to figure out what is going on, but it is much more complicated to figure out what the cause is. Bells palsy is the most common single nerve disorder and is fortunately uncommon in the general population. The incidences of occurrences ranges in several studies from 10 to 60 people per 100,000, less common in children than adults, and the exact cause is still considered unknown, but is suspected to be viral. The virus is suspected to cause swelling of the nerve, which can lead to compression and disruption of nerve impulses to the face and other structures. There are some risk factors associated with Bells palsy, and they include pregnancy and pregnancy-related problems, obesity, hypertension, diabetes and upper respiratory ailments (viral). Peak frequency seems to be somewhere between 20 and 45 years of age. Other conditions that have to be considered include stroke, brain tumors, tumors of the parotid gland, which is a salivary gland that the nerve runs through, cancer of the nerve, systemic problems such as diabetes, infectious diseases, including herpes and Lymes disease, just to name a few. It is also thought that certain congenital and genetic inherited disorders could increase the chance of facial nerve problems. Trauma, which is direct injury to the nerve, can cause paralysis as well. Most patients with Bells palsy show some recovery within two to three weeks and complete recovery within three to four months. Some studies show little difference in outcome whether treated or not, but most commonly steroids and antiviral medications are used if treatment is initiated, and that would likely occur if you presented to a doctors office. He or she would be hardpressed not to initiate some sort of treatment. Testing whether it is imaging or electrical type of testing is of little value and physical therapy and surgery have proven to be of little value as well, unless it is an unusual or complicated case. If someone lives in an area where there is a high incidence of Lymes disease that might be something one would be tested for. Some alternative medicine remedies have been studied, including acupuncture, but there have been no significant findings to recommend this type of treatment as it does not have much of an effect. Since Bells palsy and some facial nerve problems are going to resolve on their own, there are some simple things to do in the meantime. Because patients may have inability to close their eye, drying and corneal ulcerations can occur, and ultimately, have an effect on vision, so this should be addressed. Most primary care doctors can deal with this adequately and on occasions, an ophthalmologic or an eye doctor consult may be in order. Since most of the time this heals up on its own, there is usually normal facial function following resolution, but there can be some residual mild weakness, and in rare cases, total paralysis results. Sometimes there is also a spasm of the muscles causing involuntary twitching. Any new/acute episode should be seen by your primary care doctor and any incomplete or complete nerve paralysis after three months should be seen by a facial nerve specialist. This includes ear, nose and throat doctors, as well as neurologists who deal with this type of problem. In rare situations, surgery to graft and replace damaged or dead nerves and even cosmetic-like surgery can be done to restore facial symmetry. This may be necessary because of the emphasis that we put on attractiveness and the psychological, as well as physical impact it can have on a patient and affect their social lifestyle. It can even bring on depression. All the above mentioned concerns suggest if you have a facial nerve problem, you should see your primary care doctor.Denis Grillo, D.O., FOCOO, is an ear, nose and throat specialist in Crystal River. Call him at 352-795-0011 or visit Crys talCommunityENT.com. HEALTH& LIFECITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, FEBRUARY11, 2014 C3 000HAQ7 4805 S. Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa, FL 34446 352-628-0012 www.MasterpieceDentalStudio.com Always Welcoming New Patients FRANK J. VASCMINI, DDS The pain you feel is real... even if others cant see it. 000H8U3 Endometriosis Pain Clinical Research Study The SOLSTICE clinical study is evaluating the safety and effectiveness of an investigational drug for moderate to severe endometriosis pain symptoms. The study may last up to approximately 20 months and involve about 14 study visits. You may be able to join the study if you: Are 18 to 49 years old and have not gone through menopause Have been surgically diagnosed with endometriosis in the past 10 years and have pain symptoms during your period and at other times in your menstrual cycle Are not taking pain medication to treat a chronic disease other than endometriosis Do not have a history of osteoporosis or another bone disease Are not pregnant or breast feeding or planning to get pregnant with the next 24 months There are other requirements to be in the study that the study doctor will discuss with you to determine if you are eligible to participate. Study participation is voluntary. You will receive all investigational study medications and study-related nests and procedures at no cost. To learn more or if you qualify for the study visit: www.TheSolsticeStudy.com, text ENDO1 to 87888, or call Crystal River (352) 563-1865 NATURE COAST CLINICAL RESEARCH Dr. Pablo Figueroa Se Habla Espaol 2222 Highway 44 W., Inverness Caring is my Profession Call for an Appointment 352-860-0633 email@example.com Accepting New Patients Serving Citrus County Since 1993 WE ACCEPT Medicare Aetna Humana United Healthcare Coventry Medicare Blue Cross/ Blue Shield Cigna Universal And Other Major Insurances 000HC7F Customizing pain therapy for cancer patients Over the past few weeks, we have discussed the topic of pain with regard to both its cause and treatment. Occasionally, we encounter problems with patients who do not seem to respond to products that are commercially available from pharmaceutical companies. When this occurs, we turn to compounding specialists to help assist in the resolution of the symptoms. Compounding specialists are pharmacists who have extensive training in and specialize in the custom compounding or manufacturing of medical products to meet specific needs. For example, various compounded formulations exist and are widely utilized in cancer patients for reasons such as nausea and vomiting, discomfort of the mouth and throat, bone pain and many other situations that arise from time to time. When looking at a problem such as nausea or vomiting, there are several different problems that can create this side effect. Compounding a custom medication allows you to combine multiple medications together to block all of the pathways that may be leading to the nausea and vomiting. Very often patients who are undergoing either chemotherapy or radiation therapy will experience discomfort of the mouth and throat region. Compounding pharmacists are able to combine multiple different agents together into a solution that covers a wide variety of causes of mouth and throat discomfort and allow patients to continue to tolerate their treatment and eat with a marked improvement in this discomfort. When looking at bone pain, compounding pharmacists are often capable of combining multiple agents that have activity in relieving bone pain, and with this combination, you occasionally see a much greater effect than that which can be achieved with commercially available products. The compounding pharmacist also allows us to have flexibility with our delivery of the medication. Through the compounding process, one is basically able to deliver most of the medications available to us today in either pill or capsule form for oral administration, a liquid form for oral administration, in a suppository for rectal administration or in a gel-type preparation that can be utilized to absorb the medications directly through the skin. By utilizing compounding, one can basically avoid the possible situation of not being able to administer a medication secondary to the fact that it is not available in a form which is tolerated by the patient. Compounding pharmacists are also able to flavor particular medications which may be unacceptable to patients so that they are more acceptable and easier to tolerate. Realistically, the majority of patients can be managed with commercially available preparations without any problem. However, roughly 5 percent of patients will have difficulty with administration, tolerance or effectiveness of commercially available preparations. The ability to compound specific preparations for these patients greatly improves their quality of life and allows them to continue to pursue their daily activities and treatments whereas without them this would be extremely difficult. Next week we will complete our series on pain and pain management with the discussion of management of pain utilizing surgical procedures and anesthesia techniques.Dr. Bennett is a boardcertified radiation oncologist. If you have any suggestions for topics, or have any questions, contact him at 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Dr. C. Joseph BennettNAVIGATING CANCER Bells palsy a common and treatable form of facial nerve weakness Dr. Denis GrilloEAR, NOSE & THROAT HEALTH NOTES Learn more about causes of diseasesDr. Roy Horn will give a presentation at 6p.m. today at his learning center. Dr. Horn will discuss the underlying cause for more than 60 common diseases. The program is open to the public. Those interested should call 352-5632597. The address is Advanced Health Chiropractic, 9030 W. Fort Island Trail, 10, Crystal River. Sign up for Matter of Balances classThe next Matter of Balance class is scheduled to start Wednesday, Feb.26, at the HPH Hospice Team Office at 3545 N. Lecanto Highway in Beverly Hills, (Winn-Dixie shopping plaza). Classes are from 9 to 11a.m. every Wednesday through April16. There are only a few openings available for this class, as participant space is limited. Call Anne Black, marketing communications coordinator with HPH Hospice, at 352-5274600 to reserve your placement. This award-winning program is free to all participants and is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls. Matter of Balance utilizes volunteer coaches to teach the eight two-hour sessions and is sponsored by Elder Affairs of Florida. Classes are being scheduled throughout the county, so if you would like to be put on a waiting list for a class in your area, call Katie Lucas at Nature Coast EMS at 352249-4730. Once a class is scheduled near you, you will have first rights for enrollment in that class.Nature Coast EMS announces academyNature Coast EMS is pleased to announce the next Citizens Academy will begin March18. The Citizens Academy is a hands-on opportunity for community members to see and learn what Nature Coast EMS paramedics and EMTs do every day. Graduates learn skills they can use in actual emergencies because the See NOTES / Page C5
C4TUESDAY, FEBRUARY11, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEHEALTH& LIFE amount of coordination, as well as abdominal and upper arm strength, she said. He had to spot me and, one time, made a dig that doing so was giving him a hernia. His (one would hope) unintended message: Unless I lost weight, I should give up gymnastics in favor of sumo wrestling, Kelly said. A stubborn perfectionist, she aimed to prove she had the resolve to succeed. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders lists nine types of eating disorders, but the most dangerous include bulimia and anorexia nervosa (self starvation). The National Institute of Mental Health lists a litany of extreme side effects, most notably death. Bulimia can hemorrhage the esophagus, damage the stomach and kidneys, lead to tooth decay (from exposure to stomach acids), cause salivary glands to permanently expand, and trigger a heart attack or stroke. Anorexia can lead to hair loss, lightheadedness, anemia, swollen joints and brittle bones. Both disorders have a correlation with an increased suicide risk. Eating disorders have no definitive cause, said Deborah A. Martin, a licensed clinical social worker in Homosassa, who counsels individuals and oversees a disordered eating support group for teens. Eating disorders are extremely complex, and could involve genetic, cultural, social, behavioral, ecological or biological factors, she said. Kelly, a self-professed overachiever and people pleaser, falls among the personality types susceptible to eating disorders, according to the American Psychological Association (and countless research studies). Her participation in gymnastics, an activity that emphasizes maintaining a light frame, as well as the disparaging comments from her coach, also likely influenced her. Internalization of a thin body ideal increases risk for developing weight concerns, and that in turn increases risk for development of bulimia, explained Crystal River psychologist Dr. Marc Kepner. That obsession with body image, which often includes an unrealistic picture of oneself, called body dysmorphia, is a major warning sign for an eating disorder. Body dysmorphia is a way of numbing up about whats bothering you and channeling it into how you look, Martin said. Instead of confronting feelings such as fear, doubt, stress, anger or shame, people with body dysmorphia often try to find peace by controlling their bodies. In my practice, eating disorders are extremely prevalent among victims of sexual abuse, she said, explaining that the patient subconsciously tries to whittle away her hips and breasts so as not to attract another perpetrator. Children whove been given up for adoption or moved through the foster care system may also turn to eating disorders to deal with abandonment issues, as might those who have lived with an addict, she said. In these situations, getting help often falls solely on the individuals, as they tend to come from dysfunctional homes, Martin said, and their families dont notice the warning signs. Kelly was lucky. Five months into her binging and purging cycle, her mother confronted her about it in the car driving home from school. Turns out, I wasnt any better at hiding it than Calista Flockharts character was, Kelly said. My mom had spotted vomit residue on a hand towel a few times and pieced it together. At her mothers urging, Kelly agreed to speak with a counselor at her church, read books about the disorder, including Mary Piphers Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls, and ultimately, drop gymnastics. I was pretty terrified, Kelly said. A lot of my identity was wrapped up in being a gymnast and I was sure Id balloon up if I stopped vomiting. What scared her more, though, was the thought of disappointing her mother. My moms prone to worrying, she said. It killed me to think I was making that worse. Spotting bulimia can be tricky. Lacking physical evidence (jars of vomit, stained towels), bulimics eating habits, in public at least, dont draw much attention. Bulimia is all about secrecy, Martin said. The binging and purging is all behind closed doors. Frequent trips to the bathroom or an obsession with privacy may be subtle indicators of a problem. Compared to bulimia, anorexia has more obvious warning signs. Anorexics are typically very underweight, sometimes to the point of emaciation. Their relationship with food appears very pained. Carefully portioning food can indicate the disorder, Kepner said. Some anorexics may suffer from lethargy or coldness due to malnutrition. Both disorders involve obsessive fears about gaining weight, which may lead to avoidance of social activities that involve food, Kepner said. Listening for self-deprecating statements or comments about calories can tip off a possible eating disorder, as can watching for changes in behavior. Kellys confession to her mother ranks among the most uncomfortable conversations of her life. But it was precisely the eye-opener she needed. Wed studied eating disorders in health class, so I knew the risks, she said. The truth, though, is that my perception was so warped that I didnt care. I figured Id rather be dead than fat. When she saw the fear in her mothers face, she realized it mattered a whole lot if I lived or died. If you suspect a loved one has an eating disorder, its paramount to speak up. Eating disorders can get out of hand quickly and can become difficult habits to break, Kepner said. Be prepared to encounter resistance or denial, he said, adding that a physician or therapist can suggest approaches that may work. Generally, early intervention can mean shorter treatment and chances of greater success. The longer disordered eating patterns continue, the more deeply ingrained they become and the more difficult they are to treat. Successful treatment for an eating disorder does not mean a cure, Martin emphasized. Theres no such thing, she said. Eating disorders are addictions. Like alcoholism, they dont go away. But unlike alcoholics, anorexics and bulimics cannot abstain from their drug food and survive. Thats why treatment, whether its staying at an in-house rehab clinic, going through counseling or participating in group therapy, is so important. It gives the patient the tools to deal with the disorder on a daily basis, she said. Kelly can attest to the cyclical nature of bulimia. Its been more than 15 years, and I still have to actively talk myself out of purging, she said. Rejected by a guy? Betrayed by a friend? Stressful day at work? My inclination is to throw up. These days, when she feels tempted, she visits online support groups, hits tennis balls, goes for a run or calls a friend. And now, the thought of a future generation inspires her to stay well as much as her parents did back in 1998. Im single, not at the point of having a family, but Id like to, she said. I dont want to be passing on my disorder to my children or leaving some man a widower. DANCEContinued from Page C1 Types of eating disorders: Where to get help: Anorexia nervosa: restricting food intake due to intense fear of weight gain Bulimia nervosa: frequent episodes of consuming very large amount of food followed by behaviors to prevent weight gain, such as self-induced vomiting Binge eating disorder: frequent episodes of consuming very large amount of food but without behaviors to prevent weight gain, such as self-induced vomiting Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder: avoiding food for sensory reasons Pica: consuming nonnutritive substances, such as paper or toothpicks Rumination Disorder: spitting out food after consumption Night-eating Syndrome: ongoing, persistent pattern of late-night binge eating Unspecified Feeding or Eating Disorder Source: nationaleatingdisorders.org The Renfrew Center, a residential treatment program 7700 Renfrew Lane Coconut Creek, FL 33073 1-800-RENFREW (736-3739) http://renfrewcenter.com Find a therapist: http://therapists.psychologytoday.com 000H8DR Community Happenings Community Happenings Registration 7 a.m. Shotgun Start 8:00 a.m. 000H7HP For online registration, forms and information visit www.CitrusBuilders.com or call 746-9028. Inverness Golf & Country Club February 22, 2014 $60 per player or $220 for a team of four. Includes: Greens fees, cart, lunch, door prizes and one Mulligan ticket. Additional Mulligan tickets will be available. Jim Blackshear Memorial Golf Outing Charitable Partner SPONSORS CASINO NIGHT $50 pp Admission fee includes food, drinks, bar, prizes and more! Texas Holdem, Black Jack (standup), Roulette, Craps, Skill Stop (slot style) machines. All for the great cause of supporting Hoops-Link travel basketball teams. For tickets go online to www.Hoops-Link-inc.org or contact Kurt 422-4884 or email@example.com Fundraiser Sponsored by Hoops-Link-Inc Saturday, February 22, 2014 6:30PM 10:30PM Chet Cole Enrichment Center Key Training Center Campus, Lecanto 000H7IT 18th Annual School-astic Classic Golf Tournament Birdies for Education Birdies for Education Women of Sugarmill Woods, Inc. Presents Monday, February 24, 2014 Sugarmill Woods Country Club Cypress Blvd. W. & Douglas St. (2nd Douglas St.) Homosassa Entry Fee: $60 Registration Deadline: Monday, February 17, 2014 Registration 7:30am Shotgun 9:00am Contact Donna Rayne (352) 382-2999 or Stephanie St. Clair (352) 503-3023 000H4E7 Proceeds Benefit Citrus County Blessings The Path Community Food Bank of Citrus County March 13, 2014 5:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Rock Crusher Pavilion $ 50 Donation Per Person Hog, Buffalo, Gator, Ribs, Brisket, Chicken and More, plus Open Bar & Craft Beer, Music, Door Prizes and Raffles! FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT: www.rotarybeastfeast.com Tickets may be purchased at Crystal Chevrolet Homosassa, Hagar Insurance Inverness, Brashears Pharmacy Lecanto, Fancys Pets Crystal River, Gulf to Lake Sales Lecanto, Capital City Bank Crystal River Law Office of Keith Taylor Event Sponsor 000H7ZI 000H74E Team Prizes For 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Auction Raffle Long Drive Contest Closest to the Pin Black Diamond Ranch Quarry Course Hwy. 491, Lecanto, FL 34461 18 HOLE 4 PERSON SCRAMBLE Includes golf, cart, breakfast, lunch, snacks & beverages Feb. 17, 2014 10 a.m. Shotgun Start $ 600 Foursome $ 150 Individual DOLLAR$ for SCHOLAR$ GOLF TOURNAMENT FOR ENTRY FORMS call Liz Blick at 352-249-9276 or EMAIL at firstname.lastname@example.org TAKE STOCK in CHILDREN of CITRUS COUNTY Ninth Annual Purple Heart Ceremony Florida National Guard Armory, Crystal River Saturday, February 15, 2014, 11:00 a.m. Commemorating the proud legacy of the Purple Heart and Honoring Floridas fallen heroes of the Global War on Terrorism and Americas wounded warriors All Gave Some, Some Gave All Hosted by the combat wounded Patriots of Aaron A. Weaver Chapter 776 Military Order of the Purple Heart Featuring the Afghanistan/Iraq Memorial Portrait Mural with patriotic music by Paul and Jackie Stevio and Marleigh Miller VETERANS AND PUBLIC ARE CORDIALLY INVITE D 000H4E0 000H10G Ozellos Heatin Up & Gettin Crafty FREE ADMISSION FREE PARKING NO DOGS PLEASE www.ozello.net Come out for a family day of fun. Good Food Music & Some Unusual Crafty Items! Ozello Civic Association 14095 West Ozello Trai l (Approx. 6.5 miles down Ozello Trail) Crystal River, FL For information 352-464-4070 8th Annual CHILI COOK-OFF & CRAFT SHOW Saturday, February 15, 2014 9:00am 4:00pm Tickets available at: Chamber of Commerce, YMCA, 4-H, Fancys Pets and local feed stores For more information 206-2990 or 795-7387 Faith Haven Christian Retreat Center Hosts in Honor Of Grandmother Van Ness Grandmother Van Ness B BQ And Equine Demos B BQ And Equine Demos Saturday, February 15, 2014 10am 4pm Soquili Stables at Faith Haven Christian Retreat Center Entrance at 10970 W. Bentbow Path, Crystal River Suggested donation $10 in advance / $15 at event Proceeds to support sponsorship of Youth and Camp Soquili programs 000H7LL Take Stock in Children of Citrus County presents... Dollars for Scholars Dollars for Scholars Doo-Wop Doo-Wop Singing the hits of the 50s and 60s... The Fabulous Lola & The Saints For ticket information, please call Pat Lancaster at 352-422-2348 ALL PROCEEDS WILL BE USED TO PURCHASE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS IN CITRUS COUNTY Take Stock in Children of Citrus County is a program sponsored by the Citrus County Sheriffs Office and the Citrus County Chronicle Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 3:00 PM Curtis Peterson Auditorium Doors Open 2PM 3810 West Educational Path, Lecanto Located in the Lecanto School Complex TICKETS $10.00 EACH Fun Great Music Silent Auction 000HAJZ
HEALTH& LIFECITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, FEBRUARY11, 2014 C5 Enjoy The Special EventsDont Miss Out!COMMUNITY EVENTS Festivals FashionsShows Music VeteranPrograms Fairs&MuchMore 000H910 000HBTD For more information and to register, go to our website, www.teeoffforts.com or email Gary DAmico at email@example.com Kick off Cocktail party on Friday, February 28, at 6:30pm with music from American Idol contestant Dave Pittman, along with a live auction, raffles and meet and greet with celebrities. Dont miss out, get your teams together for this fun event, and help raise funds for the Tourette Syndrome Association of Florida. All proceeds from this event will go to help adults and children who suffer from Tourette Syndrome. Come join us for our 2nd Annual Tee Off for T ourette Celebrity Celebrity Golf Tournament Golf Tournament Sat., Mar. 1, 2014 Plantation on Crystal River Shotgun Start at 9:00am Registration 8:00am 000H4E4 000H9B3 For more information, call (352) 860-1292 StarringANDY COONEYIrish Americas Favorite Son NY TimesSATURDAY, MARCH 8, 2014 2:00 PM CURTIS PETERSON AUDITORIUM Featuring Noel V. Ginnity, Comedian, The Darrah Carr Dancers Bugs Moran & The Guiness Irish Band$22Per Person Proudly Present Featuring Southern Exposure Tickets $20 per person Includes Appetizers & Cash Bar at 1912 Citrus County Courthouse, Inverness Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Music starts promptly at 7 p.m. Publix Supermarket Charities Wann & Mary Robinson Smiths Optical Services Jordan Engineering David Rom State Farm Insurance Clark & Wendy Stillwell Accent Travel Photography by Rebecca Pujals-Jones Deco Cafe T O B ENEFIT T HE C ITRUS C OUNTY H ISTORICAL S OCIETY S PONSORS : With Vocals by Kim Evans Thursday, Feb. 13 Limited seating. Reservations encouraged. Call: 352-341-6427 Music Museum at the 000FMJ4 Music for a Valentine Eve 000HC51 FISH FRY Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 MacRaes Homosassa Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 MacRaes Homosassa MacRaes Homosassa Begin serving at noon RAFFLE ITEMS LIVE FISHING CHARTER AUCTION FRIED FISH COLESLAW BAKED BEANS HUSH PUPPIES A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Citrus County $ 8 00 PER PLATE 000H8ZE 000H8DR Community Happenings Community Happenings academy is focused on hands-on training, showing and teaching the skills that an EMS crew may use. Participants will get to practice starting IVs, intubations (placing a breathing tube), defibrillations, reading heart rhythms and doing a full code on a SIMMAN mannequin. In the final session, participants will take care of a simulated patient in a mock patient care scenario and have the opportunity to ride along with paramedics and EMTs and go on actual emergencies. The Nature Coast EMS Citizens Academy is free and meets every Tuesday for eight weeks from 6 to 9p.m. If you would like to have fun while learning life-saving skills call 352-249-4700 or online at www.naturecoastems.org. Just click on community.Free hearing screenings offered to area residents Are you having a difficult time hearing certain sounds? Do conversations frustrate you and require extra effort to understand? Are you asking people to repeat information more frequently? Hearing loss can affect anyone. It can be caused by loud noise exposure and illness as well as the natural aging process. Citrus Hearing Impaired Program Services (CHIPS), is offering free hearing screenings on Feb. 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the old train depot located at 109 Northeast Crystal Street (The green, beigeand red-striped train car) in Crystal River. Screenings by appointment only call Maureen, Maryjo or Dianne at 352795-5000. Blood donors asked for special help in donationLifeSouth Community Blood Centers: To find a donor center or a blood drive near you, call 352-527-3061. Donors must be at least 17, or 16 with parental permission, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good health to be eligible to donate. A photo ID is required. The Lecanto branch office is at 1241 S. Lecanto Highway (County Road 491), open from 8:30a.m. to 5p.m. weekdays (7p.m. Wednesdays), 8:30a.m. to 2p.m. Saturdays and 10a.m. to 2p.m. Sundays. The Inverness branch is at 2629 E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, open from 8a.m. to 4:30p.m. weekdays, (6:30p.m. Wednesdays), 8a.m. to 1:30p.m. Saturdays and closed Sundays. Visit www.lifesouth.org. 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. today, Stoneridge Landing Clubhouse, Inverness. 12:30 to 4 p.m. today, Walmart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 10 a.m. to 5p.m. Wednesday, Feb.12, Walmart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-toLake Highway, Inverness. 9 a.m. to 5p.m. Thursday, Feb.13, Citrus Memorial Health System, 502 Highland Blvd., Inverness. 9 a.m. to 5p.m. Friday, Feb.14, Citrus Memorial Health System, 502 Highland Blvd., Inverness. 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb.15, Walmart Supercenter, 1936 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. Noon to 4p.m. Saturday, Feb.15, American Legion Post No. 155, 6585 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Crystal River. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30p.m. Sunday, Feb.16, St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 7040 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb.16, Walmart Supercenter, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Feb.17, College of Central Florida, 3800 S. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb.18, Citrus County Sheriffs Office, 1 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Inverness. 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb.18, Citrus County Sheriffs Office Emergency Operations, 3549 Saunders Way, Lecanto.Keep children safe with car seat inspectionsFree 20-minute child safety seat inspections available by appointment at the Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coast, 1564 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, to be sure a seat is not recalled, damaged or expired; is appropriate for the childs age, height and weight; is used correctly; and installed securely. Contact Sue Littnan at 352-563-9939, ext.235.Heart Institute presents heart failure symposiumSPRING HILL The Heart Institute at Oak Hill Hospital will conduct its fourth annual Heart Failure Symposium from 5 to 7p.m. today, at the Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane, Brooksville. This years program is titled Living with Heart Failure. The symposium will be presented by a panel of Oak Hill Hospital health care specialists and will celebrate National Heart Failure Awareness Week and the lives of those suffering from heart failure. Also invited to this fourth annual event are others interested in learning more about this disease. The panel of health care specialists includes an interventional cardiologist, a nurse navigator, a registered dietitian and a certified personal trainer and wellness director. They will focus on defining the disease and providing information and tools needed to manage Heart Failure. The public is invited to arrive early and visit local home health agencies that will have displays set up with valuable information. A complimentary hot meal will be served. Admission is free and seating is limited. Reservations are required. Call 352-628-6060 in Citrus or go to OakHillHospital.com and register online.Stick a Fork in Cancer fundraiser scheduledThe RayJay4Relay Relay for Life team will host Stick a Fork in Cancer events at Beef-O-Bradys in Crystal River. The next event is from 4 to 10p.m. Wednesday. Dine at Beef-O-Bradys in Crystal River the second Wednesday monthly now through March and tell them youre supporting Relay for Life, and m anagers NOTESContinued from Page C3 See NOTES / Page C6 13th Annual Steak & Steak Dinner Celebrating 22 years of dedication to the children of Citrus County Thursday, March 6, 2014 M&B Dairy Farm, 8760 Lecanto Hwy. Reception 5:45 p.m. $50 in advance $60 at door VIP Tables start at $500 (table of 8) Business Casual 000H8ZF For tickets or more information call 302-4882 or 422-6704 GREAT LIVE & SILENT AUCTION ITEMS!!
C6TUESDAY, FEBRUARY11, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEHEALTH& LIFE 000H2PY ALLERGY, ASTHMA & IMMUNOLOGY Health & Wellcare Services of Florida, Inc. 5915 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy. Crystal River 352-794-3872 ASSISTED LIVING Brentwood Retirement Community 1900 W Alpha Court Lecanto 352-746-6611 Cedar Creek at Kings Bay 231 NW Hwy. 19 Crystal River 352-564-2446 Sunflower Springs Assisted Living Community 8733 W Yulee Drive Homosassa 352-621-8017 Sunshine Gardens Senior Communities 311 NE 4th Ave. Crystal River 352-563-0235 Superior Residences of Lecanto 4865 W Gulf to Lake Hwy. Lecanto 352-746-5483 DENTAL Complete Family, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry 1815 N Suncoast Blvd. Crystal River 352-795-1223 DERMATOLOGY Suncoast Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center 525 N Dacie Point Lecanto 352-746-2200 FAMILY/GENERAL PRACTICE Christ Medical Center 7562 W Gulf to Lake Hwy. Crystal River 352-564-0444 Ghassan A. Hasan, MD 700 SE 5th Ter., Suite 6 Crystal River 352-794-6151 FUNERAL SERVICES Cremation Center of the Nature Coast 355 NE 10th Ave. Crystal River 352-228-4967 Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory 501 W Main Street Inverness 5054 N Lecanto Hwy. Beverly Hills 352-726-2271 1-888-746-6737 FUNERAL SERVICES CONTINUED Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory 8495 W Grover Cleveland Homosassa 352-726-2271 1-888-746-6737 HEALTH DEPARTMENT Citrus County Health Department 3700 W Sovereign Path Lecanto Medical Appointments 352-527-0247 Dental Appointments 352-249-9258 HEARING EXAMS/AIDS Beltone Hearing 3350 E Gulf to Lake Hwy., Unit 2, Fountain Plaza Inverness 352-400-4249 2708 W Woodview Lane Lecanto 352-364-4341 HearMore Solutions 6441 W Norvell Bryant Hwy. Crystal River 352-795-3277 13005 Spring Hill Dr. Spring Hill 352-556-5257 Professional Hearing Centers 211 S Apopka Ave. Inverness 352-726-4327 HOME HEALTH SERVICES Comfort Keepers 2244 Hwy. 44 W. Inverness 352-726-4547 Home Instead Senior Care 4224 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy. Lecanto 352-249-1257 Mederi CAREtenders 2212 Hwy. 44 W. Inverness 352-726-3874 HOSPICE HPH Hospice 3545 N Lecanto Hwy. Beverly Hills 352-527-4600 HOSPITAL Citrus Memorial Health System 502 W Highland Blvd. Inverness 352-344-6425 INDEPENDENT LIVING Inverness Club 518 Ella Ave. Inverness 352-344-8477 INDEPENDENT LIVING CONTINUED Providence Independence at Wildwood 7676 Rio Grande Blvd. Wildwood 352-748-0682 JEWELRY Whalen Jewelers 255 E Highland Blvd. Inverness 352-726-4709 MEDICAL ALERTS Nature Coast EMS 3876 W Country Hill Dr. Lecanto 352-249-4730 1-855-435-8012 MEDICAL RESEARCH Meridien Research 16176 Cortez Blvd. Brooksville 352-597-8839 OPHTHALMOLOGY Suncoast Eye Center 221 NE Hwy. 19 Crystal River 352-795-2526 1-800-282-6341 ORTHOPEDIC/SPORTS MEDICINE Gulfcoast Spine Institute 2300 E Norvell Bryant Hwy. Hernando 785 Hwy. 466 The Villages 7101 Mariner Blvd. Spring Hill 1-855-485-3262 PHARMACY Brashears Pharmacy 206 W Dampier Street Inverness 352-637-2079 471 N Dacie Pt. Lecanto 352-746-3420 REHABILITATION Nature Coast Physical Therapy & Rehab 3787 E Gulf to Lake Hwy. Inverness 3777 N Lecanto Hwy. Beverly Hills 6075 SW 73rd Street Rd Ocala Inverness & Ocala 352-341-1101 Beverly Hills 352-527-3337 SKILLED NURSING CARE Life Care Center of Citrus County 3325 W Jerwayne Lane Lecanto 352-746-4434 PAID ADVERTISING Call 563-5592 For Information About Our Senior Care Directory Exercise class set 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 7:30p.m. at the Citrus Springs Community Center, 1570 W. Citrus Springs Blvd., Citrus Springs, 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. Call 352-465-7007. Wildlife park offers new fitness program The Floridas Department of Environmental Protections Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park will host exercise classes in the Florida Room in the parks Visitor Center on U.S. 19 in Homosassa Springs: 9:30 to 10a.m. Mondays, Feb.24, March10, March24 and April 7. The public is invited to join in any of the exercise classes. While you are encouraged to attend all four classes, it is not mandatory. Consult your medical professional before beginning an exercise routine. A donation of $2 per class is suggested and will benefit the Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park. Presented by Steve and Patti Griffith, all of the exercises in this program are focused on improving balance, range of motion and strength. Participants should wear lose clothing and gym shoes appropriate for exercising. Regular park admission will apply for entrance into the Wildlife Park. For information on this and other fitness-related programs, call the park office at 352628-5343, ext. 1002, Mondays through Fridays. Visit www.FloridaStateParks. org.All welcome at classFree yoga and reiki sessions are offered weekly. For schedules and information, call Aviva (for yoga) at 352-4197800 or Connie (for reiki) at 352560-7686. Chair yoga classes are offered free at 10 a.m. Mondays at Alescis Corner Plaza, 1015 E. Norvell Bryant Highway, Hernando, across from Dollar General. This is an opportunity for people who are not able to practice regular yoga on mats. Classes are given by experienced, certified yoga teachers. Call 352-419-7800.Join fitness groups at local YMCA The YMCA offers group exercise classes from cardio circuit to yoga, and everything in between. Classes are conducted at four locations: Cornerstone Baptist Church and First Presbyterian Church in Inverness, First United Methodist Church in Homosassa and Hope Evangelic Lutheran Church in Citrus Springs. Classes are available to anyone 18 and older, and are offered in the mornings and afternoons. Try the first class out at a YMCA location of choice for free. Call the YMCA 352-637-0132, or visit www.ymcasuncoast.org. Free zumba class Free Zumba classes for beginners are offered at 11:30a.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Unity Church, 2628 W. Woodview Lane, Lecanto. Lose weight while having fun. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 352-628-3253. will donate 15 percent of your bill. An additional event will be March12. Beef-O-Bradys is at 6738 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Crystal River. All Relay dollars raised go to the American Cancer Society funding research, advocacy, education and patient services. The American Cancer Society raises funds for cancer patients in Citrus County in order to provide rides to treatment, a local resource room, lodging and support in addition to funding cutting edge research. The Relay for Life event is the culmination of nearly one year of fundraising efforts by local teams consisting of businesses, families and survivors. Group against elder abuseThe Citrus Alliance Against Adult Abuse (C4A) monthly meeting is at 9:30 a.m. the second Wednesday monthly at HPH Hospice, 3545 N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills. For information, call Judy Stauffer at 352-303-2620. Your help is needed to protect our vulnerable against abuse, neglect and exploitation.Group aims to be substance-freePartners for a Substance-Free Citrus Inc. will meet the second Thursday monthly in the basement of the Citrus County School Board office in Inverness, 1007 W. Main St. Use the elevator to go to the basement. 8 to 9 a.m. board meeting. 9:15 to 9:30 a.m. coffee, doughnuts, networking. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. membership meeting. For information, call the office at 352-389-0472 or email email@example.com.Seven Rivers offers health classCRYSTAL RIVER Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center offers the following health education programs presented by board-certified physicians and licensed medical professionals. Website: SevenRiversRegional.com. Call 352-795-1234 to register for the programs. Breastfeeding & Newborn Care Provides expectant or new mothers with effective techniques that may help them successfully breastfeed. Fathers are encouraged to attend. 9a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb.15, registration required. Stroke Alert Workshop Join Anna Khanna, M.D., associate professor of neurology at UF College of Medicine, for an open discussion on the future of stroke in the United States, followed by an in-depth lesson on the signs and symptoms of stroke. 1 to 3p.m. Wednesday, Feb.26, at Nature Coast EMS. Registration required. Balance Screenings Seven Rivers Rehab & Wound Center offers free balance screenings at 11541 W. Emerald Oaks Drive, Crystal River (adjacent to the hospital). Call 352-795-0534 to schedule. NOTESContinued from Page C5 FITNESS PROGRAMS MONTHLY SUPPORT GROUPS Florida Department of Health Citrus County monthly support group for anyone who would like more information on HIV, 3p.m. the second Tuesday at the Lecanto Main Office, 3700 W. Sovereign Path. Open to the public. Call 352-527-0068. ext.232. Citrus Abuse Shelter Association (CASA), 1100 Turner Camp Road, Inverness, hosts a volunteer meeting at 10:30 a.m. the second Tuesday monthly, September to May. Call 352-344-8111. HIV support group 3 to 4p.m. the second Tuesday monthly at Citrus County Health Department, 3700 Sovereign Path, Lecanto. Open to all affected by HIV. Persons attending remain confidential, testing will be anonymous. Reservation not required. Call 352-527-0068, ext.281, if you have any questions. Bereaved Parents of the USA (BP/USA) grief support group for parents and grandparents who have experienced the death of a child, 7p.m. the second Wednesday monthly at the First Presbyterian Church, 1501 S.E. U.S. 19 in Crystal River. Call Bernadette Passalacqua at 352-746-4664 or visit www.bereavedparentsusa.org. Look Good ... Feel Better a free two-hour session for women undergoing radiation or chemotherapy, at 3p.m. the second Wednesday monthly at the Cancer & Blood Disease Center, Lecanto, and 3p.m. the fourth Wednesday monthly at the Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute, Lecanto. Call Joann Brown at 352-341-7741 or the American Cancer Society at 800-395-5665 to register. Emotions Anonymous 12-step support group, noon the second and fourth Thursdays monthly at Central Ridge Library, Forest Ridge Boulevard and Roosevelt, in Beverly Hills. Call Meg at 352-527-2443. SPRING HILL Spinal Cord Injury support group, 5p.m. second Thursday monthly in the gym at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital. Call Dee Hardee at 352-592-7237. Friends of the Blind 9a.m. to noon the second Friday monthly. Call Butch at 352-419-7501 or Diane at 352-7260293 for location. Womens Breast Cancer Support Group, 11:30a.m. the second Friday monthly (except July and August), Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute in the Allen Ridge Medical Center, County Road 491, Lecanto. Light lunch served. Call Judy Bonard at 352-527-4389. Mended Hearts of Citrus County, for individuals who have or had cardiovascular disease, as well as caregivers and family members, 10a.m. the second Friday monthly in the Gulf Room in the Historic Citrus High School; parking and transportation available from CMHS parking lot A2. Speaker will beBarbara Pearson, Educator for CMH. Ms. Pearson will talk on CPR The hands on CPR training for those registered will be at 9a.m. that day at the Nature Coast EMS facility on county Road 490 in Lecanto. Open to the public. Call Millie King, president, at 352-6375525; or Cardiovascular Services at 352-344-6416. Osteoporosis Citrus County Support Group is a part of the NOFs affiliated support group program dedicated to providing, timely information and support to people affected by osteoporosis. Meetings are at 1p.m. the third Tuesday monthly in Room 115 at the Citrus County Resource Center, 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto. Each month offers a guest speaker or group discussion. Everyone is invited. For information, call Janet Croft at 352249-7874 or email TheBoneZone2010@yahoo.com
Submit information at least two weeks before the e vent. Multiple publications cannot be guaranteed. Submit material at Chronicle of fices in Inverness or Crystal River; by fax at 352-563-3280; or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Notes tend to run one week prior to the date of an e vent. Publication on a special day cant be guaranteed. Sell treasures, crafts at sale in Floral CityFloral City Garden Club will have a Sewing Room Treasures and Crafts Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at the Community Building on Orange Avenue next to the library. We are now reserving 6-foot tables at $10 each. You can share with friends. Vendors set up at 8 a.m. Bring your finished crafts and excess craft supplies and sell them. To reserve a table, call Carole at 352-341-7745 or Sandy at 352726-4766.Boy Scouts plan dinner, will honor supportersThe Gulf Ridge Councils Withlacoochee District will host its annual Boy Scouts of America Dinner benefiting the Scouting programs (600 Scouts and 100 adult volunteers) in Citrus County. This year, the Scouts will honor Paul Perregaux and Jack Reynolds for their longtime support of Citrus County Scouting programs. The event is from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club. Sponsors are sought in order to help underwrite the cost of the event so that all funds raised can be allocated to the youths and the programs in Citrus County. Those who cannot sponsor the event may consider serving as a table host and filling a table of eight guests. For more sponsorship information or for Scouting information, contact Jennifer Siegert at email@example.com or 352232-0379.Treat your Valentine at IR-RU club this yearThe IR-RU Family Social Club has announced plans for Valentines Day. On Friday, Chef Gina will offer a dinner of honeyglazed Cornish hen with herbed stuffing, mashed potato, cauliflower, homemade cranberry sauce, fresh veggie and roll. Red velvet cake will be available. Dinner prices are $10 per person or $18 per couple. A discount of $1 is offered on all advance sales. There is a limit of 60 dinners to be served from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Buy tickets at the clubhouse at 922 U.S. 41 in Inverness. Call 352-637-5118. Entertainment will be provided by Steve Champagne from 8 to midnight. Guests are welcome.Shuffleboard club will meet ThursdayThe 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. Anyone interested in joining may call 352-566-6462. COMMUNITYPage C7TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Precious PawsADOPTABLE Raquel Special to the ChronicleRaquel is a young female adult black and white kitty waiting for a home of her own. She is social and enjoys looking out a sunny window or lounging on the couch for an evening of TV. Kittens and cats are available for adoption at the Pet Supermarket on State Road 44 in Inverness during regular store hours. The Crystal River Mall adoption center is open noon to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. The Floral City Adoption Center at 7360 S. Florida Ave. is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. For more information call 352-7264700 or go to www.preciouspaws florida.com. NEWS NOTES The Art Center Theatre made a superb choice for this years Winter Musical. It was Youre a Good Man, Charlie Brown, from the book, Music and Lyrics by Clark Gesner, directed by Tim Stuart, with music and choreography by Dixie Lay. It was dedicated to the late Jim Wellborn, personal colleague and friend of director Tim Stuart, who wrote in the playbill: His gentle nature and creative vision will be sorely missed, but it has taken root for exciting things ahead for the Art Center Theatre, and Jim has most assuredly had a hand in that. It was an average day in the life of Charlie Brown and all of our favorite characters paraded across the stage, delighting us in scene after scene with uncanny words of humor and deep insights. Tom Venable was Linus, Brady Lay portrayed Charlie Brown, Sharon Vetter was Sally Brown, Garry Ammermann was Schroeder, Chris Venable was Snoopy and Sandy Mosley portrayed Lucy. Throughout the play, I constantly envisioned family and friends that have demonstrated the characteristics of those loveable characters on numerous occasions along the volunteer path. Charles Schultzs Peanuts comic strip characters came to life with Linus trying to outgrow his blanket, Lucy wanting to be a queen, Charlie Brown trying to gain the affection of Sally, Lucy with her huge crush on piano-playing Schroeder, and daydreaming Snoopy. It was all about what makes us happy, truly happy. Sally gets mad at her jumprope. Charlie Brown brings out his Happy Valentines card. Charlie Brown and Lucy remind us Whatever happens, you are you. Schroeder brought us Beethoven Day (1770-1821) and the cast danced until we wanted to sing out, Hooray for Beethoven Day! Snoopy excitedly goes snooping out into the audience joined by Sally, looking for a rabbit, to our delight. True to life, Charlie Brown has a depressing day, staring dejectedly out into space. The end of Act I found Charlie Brown, Lucy and Linus writing their book report on Peter Rabbit. Act II begins with Sally and Schroeders New Philosophy and the cast in baseball teams competing to be the best. Snoopy, always the prankster, has a contemplative moment, listening to the sounds of the night. Yes, Charlie Brown and friends showed us how to be good, despite what life brings us and what is revealed through our experiences with those we meet along the way. Some of their thoughts to ponder include: To thine own self be true. Happiness is finding a pencil, having a pizza. Happiness is having a dream of your own. Happiness is walking hand in hand. Happiness is being alone, once in a while. Happiness is coming home again. Happiness is morning and evening and being together when day is through. Happiness is anywhere with you. Happiness is anyone and anything that is loved by you. Youre a Good Man, Charlie Brown what a delightful cast, what a way to sit back and thoroughly be immersed in their spirited antics, the deep and abiding insights and go away with remembrances to apply with family and friends. Thanks for the memories, Charlie Brown and Company! Call the box office at 352-746-7606 for tickets to the Art Centers production of Squabbles.Ruth Levins participates in a variety of projects around the community. Let her know about your groups upcoming activities by writing to P.O. Box 803, Crystal River, FL 34423. Special to the ChronicleThe Citrus County Historical Society continues its lineup of performances for its 2013-14 Music at the Museum Concert Series, featuring both jazz and acoustic music, all taking place in the restored 1912 Citrus County courtroom at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum, downtown on the square in Inverness. On Thursday, back for another year, will be Norm Bernard and Southern Exposure with Jazzy Valentines. March 13 will feature the duo Castlebay Fred Gosbee and Julia Lane with Celtic and New England folk music. On April 17, Johnny Carlsson and Group return for a Stan Getz Tribute. The series wraps up on May 15 with an appearance by Florida singer/songwriter Bob Patterson. Jazz concerts are $20 each and start at 6 p.m. with a social hour with appetizers and a cash bar. Music begins at 7 p.m. The acoustic concerts are $10 each and include coffee and desserts. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and music begins at 7 p.m. All concerts take place in the courtroom of the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum in downtown Inverness. Tickets will be sold for the jazz concerts; the acoustic performances are by reservation. Sponsors for the series include theCitrus County Chronicle, Wann and Mary Robinson, Jordan Engineering, Publix Super Markets Charities, Smith Optical, Accent Travel, Clark and Wendy Stillwell, and David Rom State Farm. For more information and a season brochure, call 352-341-6427 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Special to the ChronicleThe Florida Artists Gallery will host the third gathering in its Community Conversation Series Wednesday. The public is invited, admission is free and refreshments are available. The meeting will begin at 4 p.m. in The Gallery Caf at historic Knight House, 8219 Orange Ave., Floral City. The topic will be Civility in our Society and the New Media. Community Conversations last about one hour. The purpose is to bring people together to share ideas through stimulating and mutually respectful discussion while exploring critical topics. For more information, call 352-344-9300. Music at the Museum Historical Society continues lineup for season with Thursday jazz show Gallery to host Community Conversation Charlie Brown prompts smiles, happiness Ruth LevinsAROUND THE COMMUNITY Special to the ChronicleDuring the month of February, the Lakes Region Library is hosting a new exhibit by the Stoneridge Snowbirds Art Group of Inverness. The art is in the research and computer area of the library during regular business hours. The group meets weekly at the Stoneridge Landing Clubhouse. This exhibit includes works by Audrey Bunchkowski; Joan Mensch; Caroline Frary; Joan Meredith; Sylvia Heymans, not exhibiting due to injury; Jude Caborn and Charlene Nelson. Linda Middleton and Lorene Schumacher are not pictured. Club exhibits at Lakes Region Library
C8TUESDAY, FEBRUARY11, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLECOMMUNITY Trail Life USA to meet in Inverness, BHTrail Life USA Florida Central West-North will have its first organization meeting for Citrus, Pasco, Levy, Marion, Sumter and Hernando counties from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Beverly Hills Community Church. Another meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Inverness Church of God, 416 U.S. 41 South, Inverness. On hand will be a representative from the American Heritage Girls, the Christian partner organization for young women. Trail Life USA is a nationwide program designed for boys ages 5 to 17 which focuses on adventure, character and leadership. Trail Life USA has a strong inclusion policy for youths; all boys are welcome to the program regardless of religion, race, national origin or socio-economic status. Adult leaders must be Christian and sign a statement of faith and submit to background checks. Full membership information on Trail Life USA can be found at www.TrailLifeUSA.com. RSVPs and inquiries for local information can be obtained by email at email@example.com or by calling 352-216-2342. Creative Calligraphers to gather at CS libraryCreative 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. It is a fun and easy project and students can practice with their calligraphy. Visitors are welcome. Everyone should try to bring paper, ink, and an elbow pen (or a fine-point pen if you need to). The library is at 1826 W. Country Club Blvd. For more information, call 352-489-2313.Oakwood Village group will convene ThursdayThe 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 352-249-7651 for more information.Feel, hear the blues Saturday in HomosassaThe Nature Coast Friends of the Blues will host two guitarists at its 2 p.m. concert Saturday. Ben Medrano and Jeff Hess will play Southern-influenced rock with a dose of blues at the Museum Cafe, on Yulee Drive, Homosassa. Medrano studied classical guitar and had a well-known band in California before moving here. Hess, originally from Long Island, has been writing songs for four years and recently released his first CD. These two musicians are part of the Moccasin Slough Band, with a wide range of covers and originals. The opening act Ben Meeks and Charles McDavid will play at 1 p.m. The Museum Cafe is at 10466 W. Yulee Drive. Admission is $7. For information, call 352-628-1081.Masonic community breakfast plannedFloral City Masonic Lodge133 will offer its monthly breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday. Breakfast includes pancakes, eggs your way, sausage, biscuits and gravy, grits, toast and beverage. The donation is $5. The lodge, on Orange Avenue next to the library, offers breakfasts the third Saturday of each month. NEWS NOTES Spotlighting news from your community Wednesday Crystal River ar ea including Inglis and Yankeetown Thursday Inverness and F loral City area Friday Homosassa area Saturday Centr al Ridge area including Beverly Hills and Dunnellon Special to the ChronicleDepart from the Crystal River Preserve State Park Visitor Center dock at 5:30 p.m. for a cruise out to the Gulf for a spectacular sunset Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Valentines games and prizes will be on tap as everyone relaxes for an evening retreat back to nature with refreshments and snacks provided. Advance tickets are available at the Preserve Visitor Center. Cost is $20 for adults, $15 for children 12 and younger; age 6 and younger are free. Call ahead at 352-563-0450 for more information. After the sunset cruise Friday, Valentines Day, drive two miles to Crystal River Archaeological State Park for a romantic stroll at the Moon Over the Mounds at 8 p.m. The Pre-Columbian site is thousands of years old. Join Gary Ellis, archaeologist from Gulf Archaeology Research Institute, or other experienced guides to learn more about these impressive mounds. Refreshments will be served before the walk and you can tour the museum and gift shop as well. The event is free, but donations are welcome. Friday tours cancelled by weather will be held on Saturday, same time. This fundraising event is sponsored by the Friends of Crystal River State Parks. Crystal River Preserve State Park Visitor Center is at 3266 N. Sailboat Ave. and the Crystal River Archaeological State Park is at 3400 N. Museum Pointe. Valentine cruising Enjoy sunset at Crystal River Preserve State Park this weekend Recognized for serviceThe Friends of the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge Complex recently held its annual meeting and recognized the efforts of some instrumental retiring board members. Accepting his certificate of appreciation from President Ross Knudsen is Al Peterson. He was recognized for serving eight years as the secretary, previously chairing the membership committee and for being instrumental in submitting data regarding air quality reports for the refuge. In addition to recognizing Peterson, the Friends recognized the efforts of Lace Blue-McLean, who was unable to be at the meeting that day. Blue-McLean was recognized for her leadership in the Friends as its president for two terms, secretary, board member, public relations chair and government relations liaison. Blue-McLean was also honored for being instrumental in the acquisition of Three Sisters Springs and her continued support of the refuge and environment. For information on the Friends, call 352-563-2088, ext. 215, or visit www.friendsofchazz.org. Special to the Chronicle Special to the ChronicleAaron A. Weaver Chapter 776 Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) invites all veterans and the public to attend the ninth annual Purple Heart Ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Florida National Guard Armory, 8551 W. Venable St., Crystal River. Dedicated to the memory of Chapter 776 member Donald Guard, the patriotic ceremony will commemorate the legacy of the Purple Heart and pay tribute to Floridas fallen heroes and wounded warriors, with special recognition of World War II recipients. The MOPH Department of Florida Afghanistan/Iraq War Memorial Portrait Mural, which honors those Floridians who fell during the Afghanistan/Iraq campaigns, will be on display. The mural is the first memorial to bear both the engraved names and color portraits of those who fell. Vocalists Paul and Jackie Stevio and 9-year-old Marleigh Miller will provide patriotic music. For more information, visit the website at www.citruspurpleheart.org or call 352-382-3847. Purple Heart events planned Ninth annual memorial ceremony slated for Saturday at Armory Special to the ChronicleUnit 776, Ladies Auxiliary Military Order of the Purple Heart will host a real Military Card Party at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Point O Woods Clubhouse, 9228 E. Gospel Island Road, Inverness. Lunch will be served at noon and cards will follow. Men are also invited to join in for the fun and prizes. Elvis will be on hand, straight from his duty station in Friedberg, Germany. If you were in the military, wear your uniform or military service organization uniform. Those who werent in the military are asked to wear red, white and blue in honor of our military personnel and veterans. Cost is $12, which includes lunch, coffee and dessert, plus door prizes. Make your own table of four or the ladies will pair you. For reservations, call Tee at 352-345-1438 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or Linda at 352-344-8196 or email@example.com. Reservations must be received by 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16. A portion of the proceeds will help support the Honor Flight Network, a nonprofit organization to honor Americas veterans. They transport veterans to Washington, D.C., at no cost to visit and reflect at their memorials. Top priority is given to World War II and terminally ill veterans from all wars. Honor Flight Network has expanded to include Korean War and Vietnam War veterans. Ladies Auxiliary plans real Military Card Party Feb. 22 in Inverness Genealogical group meetsThe Citrus County Genealogical Society will host a seminar from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 439 E. Norvell Bryant Highway, Hernando. Speaker Dick Eastman, publisher of Eastmans free Online Genealogy Newsletter, will give three talks: Using MyHeritage.com Effectively; Cloudy with a Chance of Genealogy and Mocavo: A Comparison of the Best Genealogy Search Engine versus Google. Cost is $12 for members and $16 for nonmembers. Bring a brown bag lunch. Free coffee, tea and cookies. Registration forms are at www.citrus genealogy.com. For more information, call Mary Ann Machonkin at 352-382-5515.Historic school hosts salesThe Historic Hernando School, at the intersection of County Road 486 and U.S. 41, has yard sales from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. the third Saturday of each month. Setup for the yard sale begins at 7:30 a.m. There is a $10 donation fee per space, payable to the Hernando Heritage Council. Food vendors that need an electric site are charged $20 per space. All proceeds are used for renovation of the Historic Hernando School. All types of vendors are welcome. Animal and farm sales, baked goods, crafts, groceries, food vendors and yard sale items are available. Call Doug Naylor at 352-302-5565 or Cathy Johnson at 352-697-0193 for more information. Enjoy music, movieMusic and a Movie in the Park, sponsored by Smart Holmes, will take place Saturday at Kings Bay Park. Listen to the music of Phantastic Sounds from 4 to 6 p.m. The movie to be announced will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Kings Bay Park is at 268 N.W. Third St., Crystal River.Orchid Lovers to gatherOrchid Lovers Club of Spring Hill meets the third Saturday of each month at the Partners Club, behind Oak Hill Hospital, at 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday. All are welcome to come enjoy an informative speaker, orchid raffle, orchid sales, members show table and free refreshments. Guests are always welcome. For more information, call Linda Roderick at 352-597-3736.Hot dog, bingo nightOn Saturday, the Pine Ridge Civic Association will have its monthly hot dog and bingo night at 6 p.m. Cost is $4 for hot dogs, beans, all the fixings, dessert and coffee. Bingo will follow; all proceeds go to the winners. For tickets, call Louise Mathis at 352-527-7443.Art show at park SaturdayEllie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park Arts & Crafts Show will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday inside the parks Visitor Center. The event will take place, rain or shine. Admission is free. Original artwork and craft items, including paintings, prints, cards, photography, decorative items books and more will be offered. Participating artists will donate items for door prizes. For more information, call 352-6285343, ext. 1002. Donate cars, help youthsThe Boys & Girls Clubs of Citrus County accepts donations of unwanted cars. The tax-deductible donation will contribute to the mission of the clubs. To donate a car, call 800-246-0493. NEWS NOTES
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY11, 2014 C9CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEENTERTAINMENT PHILLIPALDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn.This week, we are looking at counting arguably the most important factor for success at the game. And when you are on defense, you will sometimes need partner to give you a count signal so that you can work out how many cards declarer has in the suit as in this deal. In three no-trump, declarer starts with only five top tricks: three spades and two diamonds. He needs to get the rounded suits going. So, after taking the first trick with his spade king, he leads the club king. East wants to take his club ace when South is playing his last club. So West must give a count signal. Since West has an even number of clubs, he should go high-low, playing first the five (or eight, but I like second-highest from four), then the two. This will tell East to take the second club trick. (If West has only two clubs, South has four and holding up twice would not help.) East leads back his second spade to declarers ace. South, needing to get into the dummy, leads the heart king. West plays his nine, starting a high-low with a doubleton. East, aware of what is happening, holds up his ace. South will probably try a low heart to dummys queen, but East wins with his ace and shifts to the diamond jack (or leads back the heart 10), and the contract is dead. Finally, note that at trick one, East should play his spade three, a discouraging signal denying help in spades. But a defender does not signal attitude when declarer leads a suit (except perhaps to play the top of touching honors). 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R MotherMotherMother Dear Annie: A few years ago, my wife went out of town for a conference. A month after she returned, I was on our computer and noticed that she hadnt logged out of her email. My curiosity got the best of me, and I saw that she had traded emails with an old boyfriend. I then discovered that the two of them had met while she was at the conference. One of her last emails to him said, I still have feelings for you. On the advice of a marriage counselor, I was direct with her about it. She claimed nothing happened and that they only met for dinner and said she would never contact him again. She also was angry that I had invaded her privacy. Last year, my wife and I hit a rough patch. I got suspicious of her behavior and checked her cellphone. I saw that she had exchanged multiple texts with this same guy. Again, she claims nothing happened, the texts were innocent and I had no right to snoop. My wife knows the password to my email, and I never lock my cellphone. All of my communication is an open book. Meanwhile, she now locks her phone and has multiple email accounts. I understand the need for a little privacy, but I dont believe you should be hiding things in a committed relationship. My wife is angry that I dont trust her, and Im having trouble dealing with this. Any advice? Broken Up Dear Broken: We dont trust your wife, either. She promised not to contact this man again and then did so and hid it from you. She locks her phone and has multiple email accounts to which you apparently do not have the passwords. Worse, to deflect blame, she accuses you of snooping. There may not have been a sexual affair, but it definitely sounds like an emotional attachment. Please go back to your counselor and ask your wife to come with you. The two of you need a refresher course on how to make your marriage work and regain trust. Dear Annie: I own a small casual restaurant in a small town. People order at the counter and then take their food to a table to eat. In the past couple of years, Ive noticed more people bringing in food from other establishments and eating at our place. I dont understand why people think its OK to take advantage of an eating establishment like this. Dont they realize that the owner is paying for the incidental items they use, such as napkins? Dont they see that they are taking up space that could be used by people who are actually helping to pay the bills incurred by the restaurant? Am I looking at the situation in the wrong way? No Free Lunch Dear No: We suspect most people have no clue that this is an inconvenience to you. There are some establishments that allow people to sit for extended lengths of time without ordering, but we know of none that encourage you to bring your own food. Most restaurants require a minimum order to justify the use of the space. We suggest you implement this policy with a sign at each table and at the cash register. You may have to approach flouters with a bill, but word will get around. Dear Annie: This is for Tired, who does all the cooking for the holiday meals and then gets stuck with the cleanup, too. I have a good friend in the same situation. She is on good terms with all of her family members, but they never helped or knew what to do. So she wrote up duties, put them on little pieces of paper and placed the pieces into a nice dish. When each guest arrived, they picked out a paper and read their duty for that meal. They loved it, and she was not so worn out. DLTAnnies 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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(352) 419-6016 BROTHER FAX COPIER SCANNER WITH MANUALONLY $35.00 464 0316 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 8mm FILM TRANSFER UNITS Transfer your movies to dvd or vhs. With cameras $99.00 obo 352 621 0248 APPLIANCES like new washers/dryers, stoves, fridges 30 day warranty trade-ins, 352-302-3030 BABYDRESSER white 4 drawers on one side & little closet on left $69.00 obo 352 422 6310 CHARCOAL GRILL Perfect Flame, large cook top, only used once, $150 (352) 860-2956 DENON STEREO RECEIVER AM/FM PRECISION AUDIO RECEIVER. FIRST 100.00. 464-0316 DOG DISH LARGE crock ceramic Bones & spots pattern CUTE $7. 352-270-3909 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 Free standing storage cabinet white double door & 2 drawers in bottom $89.00 obo 352 422 6310 Generac Generator 12.5 KW, mobile with cover, factory spares used twice, $1,500 (352) 746-6962 or Cell 239-272-8101 Guar dian W alker used one time $100. Singer Sewing Machine, used very little $75. (352) 726-6238 HARLEYSTOCK EXHAUSTPIPES NEW FITS 1350-1450 SLIDE ON ONLY$75 352-464-0316 Riding Mower 2012 Troy Bilt, Auto, 42, 20 HP, w/ attached grass spreader $825; Wooden Utility Trailer 4 x 10, $485 (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 OZELLOFeb 15-16 W Seashell Ct Email me for list of items. V egabanjo @hotmail.com Watch for ad Feb 14-15 DUDLEYS AUCTION Thur 2/13 Estate Adventure Auction out -3pm, in -6pm ( Two Auctions) Bush Hog PZ73 /com 0turn mower, furniture, tools, everything from new to collectibles Sat. 2/15 MORRISTON On Site Construction Asset Liquidation Auction: 9am. 24030 NW 27th, 32668 ********************** call for info 637-9588 Dudleysauction .com 4000 S Florida (US41S) Inverness Ab1667 10% bp cash/ck. LADIES COATXLG White with black trim $5.00 352-270-3909 MENS SHIRTS (2) Ely 171/2 striped short sleeve snaps $1.00 ea Nice 352-270-3909 MENS SHIRTS (2) Wrangler XLg long sleeve chambray snap $1.00 ea Nice 352-270-3909 AFFORDABLE Top Soil, Rock, Mulch Hauling & Tractor Work 352-341-2019, 201-5147 Husqvarna Riding Lawn Mower 48 cut, good cond. 6 yrs old, asking $700. Moving (352) 209-4311 Husqvarna Riding Lawn Mower 48 cut, good cond. 6 yrs old, asking $700. Moving (352) 209-4311 LEAF BLOWER Electric older and works great $7.00 352-270-3909 SOFA& LOVE SEAT Ashley Millennium Tan leather Recliners Excellent condition Asking $500 for both. 352 726 7745 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 TABLE AND CHAIRS (54) Glass top dining table with 4 cushion chairs 352-503-9013. Great condition. Asking $300. Call for photos. ENTERTAINMENT CENTER [BLONDE] includes 19 in. TV. $25 must see! 352-344-8212 King Sz Oak Bedroom Set complete 7 pc. set excellent condition $1200. obo (352) 897-4681 Lane Rocker Recliner, leather vinyl combo taupe, $85. Round 54 Glass top table, 4 wrought iron chairs, w/ pads, $250. good condition. (231) 775-4774 Oak Entertainment Center, fits up to 80 inch. TV $300 Cell (541) 973-5030
TUESDAY,FEBRUARY11,2014 C 13 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS 000HA6N 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 Need a JOB?#1 Employment source is www.chronicleonline.com Classifieds 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 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. 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 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 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 4BR/2BA, 2400 Sq ft. pool home, addl heat pump. Well maintained Pine St. Fully Furnished $225,000 (352) 382-5298 Buying or Selling REALESTATE, Let Me Work For You!BETTYHUNTREALTORERA KEY 1 Realty, Inc. 352 586-0139hunt4houses68 @yahoo.comwww.bettyhunts homes.com. Condo for SaleSugarmill Woods 2/2, 1,850 sq. ft. 35 Beech Street607-538-9351 Phyllis StricklandRealtorTHE MARKETIS GOODThinking of selling? Now is the time to get listedStill great values out there for buyers!!Phyllis Strickland TROPIC SHORES REALTY. 352-613-3503-Cell 352-419-6880-Office 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 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 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 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 Point of Woods, Inverness 3/2 new roof, encl. porch, (352) 726-7367 528 SW 1ct Court 3 bedroom. 2-1/2 bath. Exciting opportunity to live on Paradise Isles in the heart of Crystal River, Florida with two sided deep, crystal clear water and access to the Gulf of Mexico. Located across from a 57 acre wilderness preserve and a manatee sanctuary. Watch the dolphins and manatees play in your own back yard. Paddle board, kayak, See Doo, boating and water skiing to your hearts content. This half acre property has 2 docks, one with a 10,000 pound lift and 220 foot sea wall. This beautiful 3,2 home has granite counter tops, 2 fire places, 2 car garage, hurricane windows and doors, panoramic water view, sunrise and citrus fruit trees. Enjoy low utilities with hot water on demand and water to air AC. This property wont last, priced to sell at $585,000. Owner will finance part. 1(352)795-7400 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. 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 HERNANDOLovely Lakeview, Furn. Cottages 1/1, All Util. Incl.d, 386-208-2495 LECANTOCottage 1/1 $525 incls. pwer /water, Dirt Road (352) 220-2958 Beverly Hills1 bdrm, plus Fl Rm, 1st month free Move in $1150, 442-7794 BEVERLYHILLS2/1, Fl. Rm. Scrn por. $600. 352-464-2514 BEVERLYHILLS3/2, EZ Terms, Call for details 352-697-1457 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 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 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 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 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 2Br, 1Ba in 55+ Park carport, shed, wshop, scrned Patio, In great shape, fully furn. Asking $15k, $225/mo lot rent. 352-419-4428 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 Hernando 55+ Comm 2BR/2BA. DW, 24X48, own lot, new carport. New AC, new stove & frig, inside wd hookup, wood floors, 2 screened porches, shed/ workshop, $55 mo. Association fee, heated pool & clubhouse, Cute! Must see! Must sell! $65,000 813-464-9858 Stonebrook 2Br/2Ba 1400 sq ft. Enclosed screened room with A/C, overlooks pond. Pantry, full equipped Kitchen, wood burning FP in living room. Den & DR furniture. Laundry room & W/D; Shed with sink & freezer. Partially furnished. Too many extras to list. $29,900 8323 W Charmaine Dr. Homasassa, Fl must see to appreciate 352-257-9293 WESTWIND VILLAGE 55+ Rent or Bu y $8,000 & Up Dble. Wd. Needs work $4,500. Mon Fri. 8:30 1 1 am Call for Appointment (352) 628-2090 MOBILE HOME LOTS Owner Financing. Has Well, Septic, Impact Fees already pd. Simply move your MH on! $0 Down Payment $135 per month. Call (352) 746-7990 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 INVERNESS2/1 Immaculate, in town, $650/mo, $650 Dep (352) 895-0744 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 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. PA YTONPayton, 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 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 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, $475. + Dep (352) 628-0170 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
C14TUESDAY,FEBRUARY11,2014 CLASSIFIEDS CITRUSCOUNTY( FL ) CHRONICLE 577-0211 TUCRN MEETING NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the AFFORDABLE HOUSING ADVISORY COMMITTEE will meet at 5:00 PM on the 18th of February, 2014, at the Lecanto Government Building, 3600 W. Sovereign Path, Room 166 Lecanto, Florida. Any person desiring further information regarding this meeting may contact Citrus County Housing Services, 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto, FL 34461 (352) 527-7520. Any person who requires a special accommodation (ADA) must provide us at least 72 hours notice. NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC : Any person who decides to appeal any decision of the Governing Body with respect to any matter considered at this meeting will need a record of the proceedings and for such purpose may need to provide that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based (Section 286.0101, Florida Statute) Published ONE time in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE, February 11, 2014. 578-0211 TUCRN City of Crystal River PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the City Council of the City of Crystal River, Florida that a Three Sisters Springs Access Workshop has been scheduled for Friday, February 21, 2014 @ 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 123 N.W. Highway 19, Crystal River, Florida. Any person requiring reasonable accommodation at this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the City of Crystal River, City Managers Office, 123 NW Highway 19, Crystal River, FL 34428, (352) 795-4216, at least two (2) days before the meeting. Published in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE February 11, 2014. 573-0211 TUCRN Hillard, Lester 2013-CP-000734 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIALCIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE CASE NO. :2013-CP-000734 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF LESTER HENRYHILLIARD a/k/a LESTER HENRYHILLIARD, SR. a/k/a LESTER H. HILLIARD, SR., Deceased. NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the estate of Lester Henry Hilliard a/k/a Lester Henry Hilliard, Sr. a/k/a Lester H. Hilliard, Sr., deceased, whose date of death was January 15, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, File Number 2013 CP000734; the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 4, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Lester Henry Hilliard, Jr. 11 131 North Easter Terrace, Citrus Springs, Florida 34434 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Thomas VanNess, Jr., Esq. Florida Bar No. 0857750 VanNess & VanNess, P.A., 1205 North Meeting Tree Blvd. Crystal River, FL34429, 352-795-1444, firstname.lastname@example.org Published two (2) times in the Citrus County Chronicle February 4 & 11, 2014. 579-0218 TUCRN Fox, Gary 2013-CP-000563 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FORCITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 2013-CP-000563 IN RE: ESTATE OF GARY R. FOX A/K/A GARY REIN FOX, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Gary R. Fox a/k/a Gary Rein Fox deceased, Case No. 2013-CP-000563, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Inverness Courthouse, 110 N. Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of this notice is served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 11, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Angela D. Fox 6560 Pyramid Highway #12, Sparks, NV 89436 Attorney for Personal Representative: ROBERT C. ADAMSKI, FLA BAR NO. 268771 1714 Cape Coral Parkway E., Cape Coral, FL 33904, Tel: 239/542-4733 Published in the Citrus County Chronicle, February 11 & 18, 2014. 580-0218 TUCRN Kargo, Maria 2014-CP-25 NTC-SA PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2014-CP-25 IN RE: ESTATE OF MARIA KARGO a/k/a MARIA R. KARGO a/k/a MARIA DATTILO KARGO, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the Estate of MARIA KARGO a/k/a MARIA R. KARGO a/k/a MARIA DATTILO KARGO, deceased, File No. 2014-CP-25, by the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450; that the decedents date of death was 09/16/12; that the total value of the estate is $75,000.00 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address DOLORES LEAVER, 34 Todt Hill Road, Staten Island, NY 10314 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is February 11, 2014. Person Giving Notice: /s/ DOLORES LEAVER, 34 Todt Hill Road, Staten Island, NY 10314 Attorney for Person Giving Notice: DONALD F. PERRIN, P.A. By:/s/Donald F. Perrin, FL Bar No. 164338, Post Office Box 250, Inverness, FL 34451, (352) 726-6767, (352) 726-2586 Fax, email@example.com February 11 & 12, 2014. 581-0218 TUCRN Pucci, Lucille Carmela File No.: 2011-CP-000845 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 2011-CP-000845 IN RE: ESTATE OF LUCILLE CARMELAPUCCI Deceased. NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the estate of LUCILLE CARMELAPUCCI, deceased, whose date of death was May 7, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division; the address of which is 110 N. Apopka Ave., Room 101, Inverness, Florida 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. 582-0218 TUCRN Longo, Donna Jean 2013-CP-000513 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. 2013-CP-000513 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF DONNA JEAN LONGO DECEASED. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Donna Jean Longo, deceased, File Number 2013-CP-000513, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which Clerk of the Circuit Court, 110 N. Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of this notice is served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 11,2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Derek M. Massey 525 Casa Sevilla Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32092 Attorney for Personal Representative: Hollyn J. Foster Slott, Barker & Nussbaum 334 E. Duval Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202, Telephone: (904)353-0033 Published in Citrus County Chronicle: February 11 & 18, 2014 583-0218 TUCRN Clay, Ada Catherine 2013-CP-000571 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIALCIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE CASE NO. :2013-CP-000571 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF ADACATHERINE CLAY A/K/ACATHERINE CLAY, Deceased. NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the estate of Ada Catherine Clay, deceased, whose date of death was August 27, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, File Number 2013-CP-000571; the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 11, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Martyn R. Clay 3060 Sutton Woods Drive, Plant City, FL33566 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Thomas VanNess, Jr., Esq. Florida Bar No. 0857750 VanNess & VanNess, P.A., 1205 North Meeting Tree Blvd. Crystal River, FL34429, 352-795-1444, firstname.lastname@example.org Published two (2) times in the Citrus County Chronicle February 11 & 18, 2014. 584-0218 TUCRN Squire, Eric Donald 2013-CP-000722 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIALCIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE CASE NO. :2013-CP-000722 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF ERIC DONALD SQUIRE,, Deceased. NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the estate of Eric Donald Squire, deceased, whose date of death was April 27, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, File Number 2013-CP-000722; the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 11, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Angela Squire 6903 West Cypress Street, Crystal River, FL34428 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Thomas VanNess, Jr., Esq. Florida Bar No. 0857750 VanNess & VanNess, P.A., 1205 North Meeting Tree Blvd. Crystal River, FL34429, 352-795-1444, email@example.com Published two (2) times in the Citrus County Chronicle February 11 & 18, 2014. 585-0218 TUCRN Leconey, Nancy 2014-CP-20 NTC-SA PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No: 2014-CP-20 IN RE: NANCY J. LECONEY A/K/A NANCY KIEFER LECONEY Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of NANCY J. LECONEY A/K/A NANCY KIEFER LECONEY, deceased, File Number 2014-CP-20, by the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450; that the decedents date of death was March 9, 2013; that the total value of the estate is $0 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: NameAddress Lynn W. Smith 11150 South Power Avenue Floral City, Florida 34436 Constance E. Fangman 11052 S.W. 73rd Circle Ocala, Florida 34476 Sandra J. Nesti 8511 82nd Street North Seminole, Florida 33777 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is February 11, 2014. Person Giving Notice: /S/ Lynn W. Smith 1150 South Power Avenue, Floral City, Florida 34436 Attorney for Person Giving Notice : /S/John A. Nelson, Esquire, Florida Bar # 0727032, Slaymaker and Nelson, P.A. 2218 Highway 44 West, Inverness, FL. 34453, Phone: 352-726-6129, Fax: 352-726-0223 firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Published (2) times in the Citrus County Chronicle, February 11 & 18, 2014. ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this notice is February 11, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Phyllis M. Pucci 8816 Mississippi Run, Weeki Wachee, FL34613 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Stephen W. Screnci, Esq. Florida Bar No. 0051802 Stephen W. Screnci, P.A. 2600 N. Military Trail, Suite 410, Boca Raton, Florida 33431 Telephone: (561) 300-3390, E-Mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org Published in Citrus County Chronicle: February 11 & 18, 2014. 574-0211 TUCRN Foreclosure of Lien PUBLIC NOTICE -NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned intends to sell the personal property described below to enforce a lien imposed on said property under The Florida Self Storage Facility Act Statutes (Sections 83.801-83.809). The undersigned will sell at public sale by competitive bidding at 9:00 A.M., on Thursday, February 20, 2014, on the premises where said property has been stored and which is located at: StoreRight Self Storage, 1227 S. Lecanto Hwy., Lecanto Florida, 34461 the following: Unit B114 Vanessa Brown, Household Goods Unit C2 Carolyn Peraza, Household Goods Unit C25 Evan Block, Auto Parts Unit C56 Rod Nicholson, Household Goods Unit E16 Lisa Roberts, Household Goods Purchases must be paid for at the time of purchase by cash only. All purchased items are sold as is, where is, and must be removed at the time of the sale. Sale is subject to cancellation in the event of settlement between owner and obligated party. Published in the Citrus County Chronicle,February 4 & 11, 2014. 947-0228 DAILY CRN Surplus Property Sale PUBLIC NOTICE The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners will be selling surplus property and equipment via the internet at govdeals.com from January 14, 2014 until February 28, 2014. Published in the Citrus County Chronicle 1-23-14 THRU 2-28-14 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 Your Worldof garage sales Classifieds ww.chronicleonline.com 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 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 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 DODGE, Intrepid SE, 70,400 miles, excel cond. $3,100 (352) 746-6962 or cell 239-272-8101 DODGE2001 Intrepid Very good condition; 85,300 miles Dark green with charcoal interior. $3,400 or Best offer; call 352-249-4491 DODGE2012, Avenger RT, Sunroof, leather, navi, $17,995 352-341-0018 FORD2004, Mustang, Looking for a sports car? Here it is, 6 cyl. automatic, appointment Only Call 352-628-4600 HONDA2013 Civic LX, Priced to sell, Serious callers only 352-628-9444 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 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 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 DODGE, Grand Caravan SE Loaded, V6, 7 pass., 6 door, CD, tilt cruise, garaged, clean, $3,850 352-212-9383 All Rivers Trailers Repacks per axel $50; Elec backing plates set:12 $90; 10 $80 Call 352-464-2770 Carolina skiff1998 boat, motor 30hp evanrude. trailer, lots of extras2500.OR BEST OFFER352-228-1256 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 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 email@example.com. 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 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 **BEST PRICE** For Junk & Unwanted Cars-CALLNOW **352-426-4267** Autos, Trucks, SUVs & Vans -Cash Pd Larrys Auto Sales 352-564-8333 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 Liquidation SaleHelp Us Stay in Biz. RENT -BUY-SELL CAR -TRUCK -BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 Taurus MetalRecycling Best Prices for your cars or trucks also biggest U-Pull-It with thousands of vehicles offering lowest price for parts 352-637-2100 WE BUY ANY VEHICLE In Any Condition, Title, No Title, Bank Lien, No Problem, Dont Trade it in. We Will Pay up to $25K Any Make, Any Model 813-335-3794 813-458-0584 Call AJ Buy Here/Pay Here Ford Explorer $825 Down Ford Taurus $675 Down Saturn $650 Down Dodge Neon $895 Down Chevy 1500 P/U $2500 CASH CALL 352-563-1902 1675 S Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa, Fl CHEVY, Malibu, 4DR, LS, 35K miles, $12,900. 726-2494, 201-7014 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 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 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 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 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**