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MARCH 1, 2014Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best CommunityVOL. 119 ISSUE 206 50 CITRUS COUNTYDistrict clashes: Citrus, Lecanto battle on diamonds /B1 www.chronicleonline.com HIGH74LOW47Mostly sunny.PAGE A4TODAY& next morning SATURDAY INDEX Classifieds . . . .C8 Comics . . . . .C7 Crossword . . . .C6 Community . .C4, C5 Editorial . . . . .A8 Entertainment . . .A4 Horoscope . . . .A4 Lottery Numbers . .B3 Lottery Payouts . .B3 Movies . . . . . .C7 Obituaries . . . .A6 TV Listings . . . .C6 Judge sends a message Sentences woman to 17 years in prison for child crueltyA.B. SIDIBE Staff writerINVERNESS Judge Richard Ric Howard tried to send a lasting and symbolic message to a mother accused of starving and visiting egregious cruelty on her then 17-month-old daughter. Friday, Howard sentenced Alyssia Skinner of Hernando to 17 years in prison and 14 years probation. The baby weighed 14 pounds when deputies found her unresponsive, frozen with her extremities bent in place in Skinners home on a cold winters night. According to Howard, photographs of the girl look like deathcamp photos from World War II. You have shocked the conscience of the court with your conduct, Howard told Skinner before sentencing her. He also said even though the plea deal allowed for a maximum of 20 years, he gave her 17 (the babys age) and 14 (the babys weight) so she would live with the memory of those numbers during her time in prison and beyond. Prosecutor Bill Catto described Skinner as a self-centered individual who made sure her own needs were met, but slowly starved her child to within perhaps hours of death, shuttered in a small, cluttered, filthy, dimly lit room in her mobile home with the air conditioner blowing on her. The girl reportedly wallowed in urine and feces for extended periods of time. She deserves every last second of the 20 years, Catto said. Deputies Nick Hesse and Mike Sanchez responded to the home. Hesse recalled in sometimes emotional testimony his encounter with Skinner. Hesse said he found Skinner, 23, with a male friend by a fire outside the house on Valentines Day 2013. He said Skinner denied her own identity and told him she did not have any children. Hesse said Skinner proceeded to enter the house and locked the door. He said loud music was playing from inside the house, all done to mask the cries of the baby. Hesse and Sanchez said when they MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleCircuit Court Judge Richard Ric Howard questions an expert witness Friday afternoon during the sentencing phase of Alyssia Skinners court proceedings. LEFT: Alyssia Skinner was sentenced to 17 years in prison Friday afternoon. Her 17-month-old baby weighed only 14 pounds when law enforcement officials intervened and removed the baby from her home. RIGHT: Jacqueline Andruolo hugs a Citrus County sheriffs deputy following Skinners sentencing. Andruolo said she is the person who turned in Skinner to law enforcement officials for neglecting her 17-month-old child. PATFAHERTY Staff writerThe Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will have a public meeting in Dunnellon on the proposed Sabal Trail natural gas transmission pipeline. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, at Rainbow Springs Country Club, 19330 S.W. 83rd Place, Dunnellon. The commission, known as FERC, announced Tuesday it will prepare an environmental impact statement for the planned Southeast Market Pipelines Project, which includes Sabal Trail and two related pipelines. As proposed, Sabal Trail would be a 474-mile, 36-inch diameter pipeline bringing natural gas from Alabama into Central Florida. Plans call for a connector, referred to Pipeline meeting to address environmental concerns Associated PressWASHINGTON When the weather warms up, so, too, will the U.S. economy. That, at least, is the prevailing view of economists, who shrugged off a government report Friday that the economy was weaker last quarter than first thought. Severe winter weather is probably slowing growth again this quarter. But as the chill and snow fade into memory, long-delayed spending by consumers and businesses could invigorate the economy starting in spring. Weather is having an impact on a lot of the data, said Doug Handler, chief economist at IHS Global Insight. We will likely see a boost from pent-up demand in coming weeks. In the view of most analysts, the snowstorms and extreme cold have exerted a harmful but only temporary effect on the economy. That belief helps explain why Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled this week that the Fed will likely continue reducing its stimulus for the economy throughout 2014. The Commerce Department said Friday that the economy grew at a 2.4 percent annual rate last quarter, in part because consumers didnt spend as much as initially estimated. Initially, Commerce had estimated that the economy expanded at a 3.2 percent rate in the OctoberDecember quarter. One reason the government initially overestimated growth for last quarter was that it didnt fully take account of how much bad weather You have shocked the conscience of the court with your conduct See CRUELTY/ Page A2 Experts: When weather warms, so will economy Doug Handlereconomist at IHS Global Insight. Severe snowstorms slowing growth See ECONOMY/ Page A5 See PIPELINE/ Page A2 Plans call for 24-mile line through county Investigators connect couple to several break-ins A.B. SIDIBE Staff writerA bad license plate light and a subsequent traffic stop landed a Lecanto couple in jail and appears to have solved a string of thefts. Steven and Kristen DiGiglio of North Tiger Point are facing a slew of charges, including drug possession, theft and burglary. Kristens bond is $8,750 and Stevens bond is $34,250. At 1:34 a.m. Friday, Deputy Paul Viggiano stopped the pair for the bad light at the Burger King on U.S. 19 in Crystal River and issued the DiGiglios a written warning. Viggiano, however, asked See ARRESTS/ Page A5 Steven and Kristen DiGiglio are facing theft, burglary and drug possession charges.
as the Citrus County Line, of approximately 24 miles of 24-inch pipe from the mainline to Duke Energys proposed natural gas generating plant near Crystal River. The proposed route would tunnel under the Withlacoochee River, U.S. 41, County Road 491 twice and U.S. 19. It would not provide any residential gas service. In addition to the planned pipelines, Sabal Trail would include five compressor stations, including one in Marion County near Dunnellon. The project has a projected in-service date of May 1, 2017. According to FERC, the overall project construction would disturb about 13,670 acres of land. Typical right of way for the pipeline will be 100 to 110 feet wide in uplands and 75 feet wide in wetlands. The project is expected to end up with a 50-foot-wide permanent easement, according to project spokewoman Andrea Grover, and the pipeline will all be underground. Grover and Sabal Trail staff discussed the pipeline at a December open house in Citrus Springs. 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Braddock presented clinical and forensic psychologist Dr. Tracy Hartig who testified that, among other things, Skinner had and IQ of 78 the upper end of the borderline spectrum. Hartig added that Skinner was severely depressed and had delayed ability to process things. She also said Skinners family life growing up was pretty dysfunctional. Braddock said Skinners history of depression and inability to promptly process information combined to make her the poor mother she became. When investigators finally had the infant examined by medical authorities after a visit for a well-being check on the home, the conclusionwas the child suffered from chronic hypothermia and starvation. The baby also was diagnosed by doctors as having about 1/2 to 3/4 of an inch of blood on the surface of her brain, which is generally indicative of shaken baby cases. The babys legs couldnt be straightened from a curled, fetal position due to having to gird against the effects of the low temperatures in the room to preserve body heat. According to the report, even while sedated the childs legs could not be straightened because of muscle and tendon damage. Doctors noted that the baby also suffered from muscle and brain atrophy, which means they wasted away because of food deprivation for prolonged periods. The girl is now 2 1/2 years old and on the verge of being adopted, but Kathryn Dentato, the adoption coordinator, said the toddler is significantly delayed. The child cant talk she reportedly has a vocabulary of less than 10 words and can only mimic, said Dentato. She is just now learning to walk, but Dentato added she is otherwise a happy child. Katrina Leturno, of The Centers, said she worries for the childs emotional development later in life because she was deprived of emotional bonding as a baby. CRUELTYContinued from Page A1 PIPELINEContinued from Page A1 Katrina Leturno, of The Centers, said she worries for the childs emotional development later in life ... Alyssia Skinnersentenced to 17 years.
Former American Idol contestant leaves students with messageERYNWORTHINGTON Staff writerCitrus County students were given an opportunity to meet a television celebrity this past week. For three days, American Idol contestant Dave Pittman toured schools throughout the county to deliver his anti-bullying message. Pittman competed on season 9 of the popular series. I want all of you to understand that you are all unique and different from one another for a reason, Pittman told the students. Being unique in your own way is what makes the world run. At the age of 9, Pittman was diagnosed with Tourette syndrome. He explained it as a neurological disorder that affects the nervous system with one or more vocal and motor tics. Stress, lack of sleep and diet encourages the tics. School in the fourth grade was one of the most difficult times of my life, he said. Fellow students would make fun of things that I was doing uncontrollably. It extremely shattered my self-esteem and confidence. I couldnt see past it and didnt want to live through it anymore. His pit of darkness almost cost him his life. When they saw how the bullying was affecting Pittman, his parents removed him from school, homeschooled him and entered him in counseling. My parents drilled into my head that I needed to accept myself for who I was and if I did that the bullying would stop, Pittman said. My parents told me that I could let Tourette syndrome negatively affect me for the rest of my life or except it for what it is and be comfortable in my own skin. He enrolled in a different school the following year. There is nothing that someone could tell me now that is going to bother me, because I am who I am, Pittman said. I am Dave Pittman with Tourette syndrome. He is now touring the United States and delivering his anti-bullying message. Parents and teachers can talk about bullying til theyre blue in the face, but when you get someone like Dave who can really relate to the students on a different level, it can really make an impact on their lives, said Sheriff Jeff Dawsy.His message is real and its powerful, which is exactly why we wanted him to come and speak in our schools. Lecanto Middle School Principal Danita Eatman agreed. We know as Panthers that we treat each other with respect and we dont bully, she said. We all have a right to be here and have a safe school environment. The Citrus County Sheriffs Office, Citrus County School District and a local family sponsored Pittmans appearance.Contact Chronicle reporter Eryn Worthington at 352-563-5660, ext. 1334, or email@example.com. Around theSTATE Citrus CountyHoward files for school boardA Citrus County school teacher filed paperwork Friday with the Supervisor of Elections Office to run for school board. Beverly Howard, a teacher on special assignment for social studies, lives in Sugarmil Woods and is running in the District 4 seat. School board elections are nonpartisan. The election is to fill the final two years of Susan Hales term. Hale, elected in 2012, resigned just two months into office. Gov. Rick Scott in June appointed Sandy Balfour, who plans to seek election to the seat this year.Candidate workshop slated TuesdayThe Citrus County Supervisor of Elections Office will be offering an informational candidate workshop at 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, at the Board of County Commissioners meeting room at the courthouse in Inverness. Attendees will learn how to file for office, qualifying costs, the petition process, campaign reporting, state election laws and new legislation. Potential candidates, incumbents, campaign treasurers and others interested in the process are invited to attend. Reservations are not required. For more information or questions, call 352-3416751.TampaWoman sues website over mug shot photoA 28-year-old mother of four has filed a lawsuit against a background check website, saying the company used her attractive arrest booking photo for commercial and advertising purposes, without compensating her or even getting her permission. Meagan Simmons of Zephyrhills filed the lawsuit in Hillsborough County Court against Instant Checkmate.com. In her lawsuit, she said all the exposure has disturbed her peace of mind, invaded her privacy and caused her mental anguish. The suit seeks monetary damages and an injunction to prevent further use of her picture. The Tampa Bay Times reported that Simmons image popped up on countless websites where she was branded a hot convict. The photo was taken during a 2010 DUI charge.SorrentoAuthorities say bear attacked central Florida manAuthorities said a central Florida man is recovering after being attacked by a bear in his yard. According to the Lake County Sheriffs Office, Josh Hennessey was treated at a hospital for minor injuries after the attack Thursday night outside his Sorrento mobile home. Hennessey said he was sitting on his porch when he heard rustling in some nearby bushes. He said that when he went to investigate, the bear jumped out and attacked him. He said the bear bit him and tried to drag him into the street. Hennessey was able to fend off the bear. He suffered cuts and scrapes to his elbow, knee and hand. State wildlife officials have set traps for the bear. Neighbors said theyre aware of several bears in the area. From staff and wire reports STATE& LOCAL Page A3SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Medicaid expansion support waning Senate President Gaetz growing cold on idea Associated PressMIAMI One of Medicaid expansions biggest allies in the Florida Legislature is growing cold on the idea, which leaves the possibility of extending insurance to more than 1 million of the states most vulnerable nearly dead in the water before the session begins. Senate President Don Gaetz said he reached out to federal health officials in hopes of negotiating a deal he could take back to House leaders. In a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Gaetz proposed a scaled-back expansion instead of adding the entire group at once. Do we have to be the first ones in the minefield? Could we step into it and provide coverage to the people that need it most first and then see how it goes and see if the federal government really does provide funding? Gaetz said. In his talks with Sebelius last fall, he also hoped to carve out an agreement for Medicaid recipients to pay premiums and have an option to customize coverage things House leaders wanted last year. Obamas Affordable Care Act has sought to offer health insurance to more Americans by extending the Medicaid eligibility levels to those making up to 138 percent of the poverty level. She basically said, Its our way or the highway, Gaetz told The Associated Press. Consequently, we really have nothing that we can negotiate with the House or governor about because we dont have a willing federal partner who has expressed a desire to sit down with Florida. Health and Human Services spokesman Fabien Levy said, Our goal in working with Florida has been to be as flexible as possible, within the confines of the law, while at the same time ensuring the benefits of all Medicaid beneficiaries are protected. The feds said they welcome specific suggestions from Gaetz. They said they have given Arkansas, Iowa and Michigan great flexibility in implementing their Medicaid expansion programs. But the law does not allow Sebelius to approve a phased-in expansion. The Obama administrations botched rollout of the Affordable Care Act has also made Medicaid expansion a more difficult sell to Republicans and even Democrats this year. Republican Gov. Rick Scott, who made a dramatic about-face decision when he announced his support for Medicaid expansion last year, also appears to be backpedaling now. Last year, he called expansion the compassionate and common sense choice. But earlier this week on MSNBC, he reframed his position. I said while the federal government is going to pay 100 percent, I wont stand in the way of the Legislature wanting to do more. But the Legislature made the decision ... not to go forward, Scott said. House Speaker Will Weatherford, one of the harshest critics of so-called Obamacare, says the ball is in Sebelius court. I believe they have done a terrible job of giving states flexibility and that they need to come to the state of Florida and offer us a better deal, he told reporters last month. Weatherford dodged when asked if he would support Medicaid expansion if the feds granted more flexibility. It means under the current circumstances we dont think Medicaid expansion is good for Florida, Weatherford said. She basically said, Its our way or the highway.Don GaetzFlorida Senate President on his talks with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleDave Pittman performs Thursday afternoon at the Crystal River Middle School. Pittman appeared on the show American Idol and his new album, Crazy Brave, was recently released. Appy Hour held at Inverness Middle School ERYNWORTHINGTON Staff writerINVERNESS Technology is here to stay. Thats what Inverness Middle School media specialist Kathryn Locke told colleagues Tuesday during Appy Hour. Appy Hour is an in-service workshop that assists teachers in learning new apps and websites that can be incorporated into the classroom. Dont think you cant do your regular lesson, Locke told the instructors. Just think about where you can poke in these extra pieces into the lesson. She gave each of the teachers a folder with designs, fact sheets and information on technology devices that they can utilize. Learn to use the apps yourself, she said. You want to be fluent in those apps before you introduce them to your students. Locke provided five new apps and websites Pic Collage, Tellagami, Popplet, Writers Hat and Fun Sounds to the teachers. Each educational application offered a diverse learning purpose. For example, Writers Hat provides a verb, noun, subject and adjective to inspire creative writing. Students would take each of these random words and create a story. I see what it does to the kids and they love it, Locke said. I think you will, too. There may be bumps along the road but you just have to go with the flow. She went through each application with the teachers as they followed on their own one-to-one devices. It is OK to start small, she said. No one expects you to receive your iPad one day and then the next day be an expert. Locke has not yet scheduled the next Appy Hour; however, she said her goal is to lead teachers to incorporate 21st-century tools into teaching and learning.Contact Chronicle reporter Eryn Worthington at 352-563-5660, ext. 1334, or eworthington@ chronicleonline.com. ERYN WORTHINGTON/ChronicleSeventhand eighth-grade language arts teacher Patti Martin attended a workshop for teachers at Inverness Middle School. Appy Hour was an information session where teachers learned about iPad applications and websites that they could incorporate into the classroom.
Birthday In order to gain the most from new experiences, its imperative to release yourself from past disappointments or negative circumstances. Positivity, dedication and intensity are necessary to perform at optimum level. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) Your diligence will help you be an effective advocate for your favorite cause. Offer others the opportunity to assist you, and you will succeed. Aries (March 21-April 19) Discretion must be used when dealing with others. Its advisable to let some of your thoughts remain unspoken. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Luck is with you. If you follow your hunches, you will encounter a pleasant surprise. Dont let negative remarks discourage you. Gemini (May 21-June 20) Make your intentions clear. Pursue your challenges vigorously to achieve amazing results. Dont let distractions interfere. Cancer (June 21-July 22) You have the power to adjust circumstances that you find disagreeable. Follow the advice of a trusted friend regarding your professional life. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Dont allow petty jealousies and unfounded fears to get in the way of your romantic life. Express your feelings truthfully and emphasize your intentions. A commitment can be made. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Spend time with someone special. Lighthearted fun will be the perfect thing to perk you up. Your carefree attitude will be contagious and will attract positive attention. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Something or someone is making your life miserable. Its not the responsibility of others to satisfy your needs. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Creativity will be required in order to fulfill all of your obligations. Family matters and outside interests are competing for time. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Someone may try to make you appear untrustworthy. Dont make promises that you cant keep, and think carefully before committing to any organization or activity. Your integrity could suffer. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Open your mind to new possibilities. Opportunities for love and romance are on the horizon. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Circumstances in your personal life have you feeling confused and unsatisfied. Take a close look to discover what is troubling you, then take steps to correct the issue. TodaysHOROSCOPES Today is Saturday, March 1, the 60th day of 2014. There are 305 days left in the year. Todays Highlights in History: On March 1, 1954, the United States detonated a dry-fuel hydrogen bomb, codenamed Castle Bravo, at Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands; the explosive yield of 15 megatons, much greater than expected, dropped radioactive fallout on occupied islands hundreds of miles away. On this date: In 1790, President George Washington signed a measure authorizing the first U.S. Census. In 1864, Rebecca Lee Crumpler became the first black woman to receive an American medical degree, from the New England Female Medical College in Boston. In 1943, wartime rationing of processed foods under a point system began in the U.S. In 1961, President John F. Kennedy signed an executive order establishing the Peace Corps. Ten years ago: Iraqi officials approved an interim constitution. Five years ago: At a one-day summit in Brussels, European Union leaders flatly rejected a new multibillion-euro bailout for eastern Europe. Todays Birthdays: Actor Robert Clary is 88. Singer Harry Belafonte is 87. Actor Robert Conrad is 79. Rock singer Roger Daltrey is 70. Actor Dirk Benedict is 69. Actor Alan Thicke is 67. Actor-director Ron Howard is 60. Actress Catherine Bach is 60. Actor Tim Daly is 58. Actor Bryan Batt is 51. Actor John David Cullum is 48. Actor George Eads is 47. Actor Javier Bardem is 45. Actor Jack Davenport is 41. Actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar is 40. Actor Jensen Ackles is 36. TV host Donovan Patton is 36. Actress Lupita Nyongo (Film: Years a Slave) is 21. Pop singer Justin Bieber is 20. 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Please recycle your newspaper.www.chronicleonline.com Published every Sunday through Saturday By Citrus Publishing Inc.1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429Phone 352-563-6363POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Citrus County Chronicle1624 N. MEADOWCREST BLVD., CRYSTAL RIVER, FL 34429 PERIODICAL POSTAGE PAID AT INVERNESS, FL SECOND CLASS PERMIT #114280 CITRUSCOUNTY Florida' s BestCommunity Newspaper Serving Floridas Best Community ENTERTAINMENT Associated PressLOS ANGELES Seven years after her Oscar debut, Ellen DeGeneres is back. The 56-year-old TV personality talked with The Associated Press about her plans and preparations for hosting her second Academy Awards on Sunday. AP: What did it take for you to say yes again? DeGeneres: It took my agent saying, Yes, you should do it. And I said, OK. Look, its the greatest gig in the world. And its also really, really hard. So, I wasnt going to do it, because Ive done it before. And I thought, I dont need to do that again. And then I realized Im too comfortable and too complacent and I should scare myself and take a chance. So here I am, scaring myself and taking a chance. AP: Describe the fear element of the job. DeGeneres: Its live around the world, to a billion people watching, and every major person who is in the room that has done every major thing. I mean, I know a lot of them. So, it helps a little bit that Im friendly with everybody. But its still scary. Its the energy in the room. Theres a lot of really anxious energy and, so, you kind of pick that up. You can feel all that when you walk out. So Im trying to remain calm. AP: How will you be able to resist dancing along with the nominated songs, especially Pharrell Williams Happy? DeGeneres: I know. I will be dancing like crazy, whether he likes it or not. Im just looking forward to the hat he wears. And I hope that the person (sitting) behind him isnt mad, because he wears a large hat, that Pharrell. AP: Whats your ultimate goal for Oscar night? DeGeneres: I hope that everyone had fun. I hope that it didnt seem like its as long as its going to be. This year its six hours. Did you know that? Six hours. ... Heres what I hope: I hope when I say, Goodnight, I hope people go: One more hour! One more hour! And they start chanting and make me stay. Thats what I hope. From wire reports Associated PressTV host Ellen DeGeneres arrives April 29, 2013, at the season 4 premiere of Arrested Development in Los Angeles. Seven years after her Oscar debut, DeGeneres is back. The 56-yearold TV personality talked with The Associated Press about her plans and preparations for hosting her second Academy Awards this Sunday.A4SATURDAY, MARCH1, 2014 000HHE9 in Todays Citrus County Chronicle LEGAL NOTICES Fictitious Name Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C11 Miscellaneous Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C11 Oscar host ready to dance Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres opens the 79th Academy Awards telecast Feb. 25, 2007, in Los Angeles.
would dampen spending on long-lasting goods such as autos. Last quarters increase in the gross domestic product the economys total output of goods and services was the weakest showing since the first quarter of the past year. And it was down sharply from a 4.1 percent growth rate in the third quarter. Economists had long expected growth to slow in the final quarter of 2013 and the first quarter this year compared with the third quarter of last year. In part, thats because GDP growth during last years third quarter was fueled by an unsustainable buildup in company stockpiles that would need to be worked down. But analysts said the slowdown has been magnified by a succession of winter storms that have disrupted economic activity from forcing temporary closings of Macys and other department stores to depressing sales at McDonalds restaurants. Home Depot Inc. said it lost $100 million from bad weather in January. The damage from consumer spending has been especially acute because it accounts for about 70 percent of economic activity. Economists foresee further spending weakness in the first three months of this year largely because of the weather. Due to Mother Nature, quarter one is not going to be anything worth writing home about, Jennifer Lee, senior economist at BMO Capital Markets, wrote in a research note. The rebound ... and all of that pentup demand wont show up until the second quarter. Lee predicted a tepid economic growth rate of around 1.7 percent this quarter. A separate report Friday also provided hope for a stronger economy in coming months. The University of Michigans monthly index of consumer sentiment showed that while bad weather kept consumers away from retail outlets, it hasnt shaken their confidence. The index posted a reading of 81.6 in February, up slightly from Januarys 81.2. The survey found that the cold weather had the biggest effect among consumers over age 65, who tended to worry about higher utility bills. By contrast, consumers under age 35 felt better able to offset higher utility payments with income gains. The Michigan survey found that while the weather had made trips to the store more difficult, many purchases had been postponed rather than canceled. Consumers have displayed remarkable resilience in the face of the polar vortex as well as higher utility bills, said University of Michigan director of surveys Richard Curtin. In particular, analysts think auto purchases that were put off last year will recover as warmer weather draw buyers back to showrooms. One area of encouragement in Fridays report was the governments estimate of business investment. It was revised up to an annual rate of 7.3 percent the best quarterly showing in a year and sharply higher than the initial 3.8 percent estimated rate. For all of 2013, the economy grew at a lackluster 1.9 percent. Analysts think growth will rebound in 2014 to as high as 3 percent. Growth was held back last year by higher federal taxes and government spending cuts enacted to combat budget deficits. Economists estimate that the squeeze from the government subtracted about 1.5 percentage points from growth last year. If growth does reach 3 percent this year, it would be the strongest performance since the recession ended almost five years ago. Handler said he looked for growth to improve to an annual rate above 3 percent in the second half of this year as the economy gains traction. After enduring the deepest downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s, the economy has struggled to accelerate. The weak growth has made it difficult for people who lost jobs during the downturn to find work. Over the past four years, economic growth has averaged an anemic 2.2 percent. The revisions in fourthquarter growth resulted from updated data that the Commerce Department didnt have when it made its first estimate a month ago. Commerce will make one final estimate of fourth-quarter GDP growth next month. Domestic battery arrests Christopher Jones, 44, of Dunnellon, at 5:43 p.m. Feb. 27 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. He also faces a misdemeanor charge of resisting an officer without violence.Other arrests Victor Bibi Hamann, 30, of West Toucan Loop, Hernando, at 11:55 a.m. Feb. 27 on an active warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from an original charge of obtaining a substance by fraud. He was also charged with misdemeanor violation of probation stemming from an original charge of petit theft. According to his arrest affidavit, he was transported to the Citrus County Detention Facility from the Sarasota County Jail. Tristan Ardrey, 41, of Inverness, at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 27 on a felony charge of criminal mischief. Terrance Hurst, 30, of Northeast 43rd. Avenue, Ocala, at 1:45 p.m. Feb. 27 on an active warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from an original charge of forgery. According to his arrest affidavit, Hurst was transported to the Citrus County Detention Facility from the Marion County Jail. Larry Paulson Jr., 26, of Magnolia Street, Dunnellon, at 1:45 p.m. Feb. 27 on an active warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from an original charge of burglary. According to his arrest affidavit, Paulson was transported to the Citrus County Detention Facility from the Marion County Jail. Kristen Digiglio., 26, of North Tiger Point, Lecanto, at 12:53 a.m. Feb. 28 on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance and a misdemeanor charge of possession of cannabis. According to her arrest affidavit, she was a passenger in a vehicle stopped for a faulty license plate light. The driver reportedly consented to a search and cannabis, along with four unprescribed acetaminophen and propoxyphene napsylate tablets, were found in her purse. Bond $5,500.Citrus County Sheriffs OfficeBurglaries A vehicle burglary was reported at 2:42 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, in the 300 block of S.E. U.S. 19, Crystal River. A commercial burglary was reported at 6:02 a.m. Feb. 27 in the 1300 block of N. James Page Point, Lecanto. A residential burglary was reported at 11:57 a.m. Feb. 27 at Golfview Court, Homosassa. A vehicle burglary was reported at 9:58 p.m. Feb. 27 in the 70 block of N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. A vehicle burglary was reported Friday, Feb. 28, in the 7700 block of W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Crystal River. A vehicle burglary was reported at 1:10 a.m. Feb. 28 in the 300 block of N.E. U.S. 19, Crystal River.Thefts A petit theft was reported at 1:53 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, in the 5500 block of S. Carol Terrace, Inverness. A larceny petit theft was reported at 1:54 p.m. Feb. 27 in the 9000 block of E. Swift Court, Inverness. A larceny petit theft was reported at 2:34 p.m. Feb. 27 in the 1900 block of N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. A grand theft was reported at 2:46 p.m. Feb. 27 in the 2900 block of Eastwood St., Inverness. LOCAL/NATIONCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESATURDAY, MARCH1, 2014 A5 Mardi Gras Homosassa Style Saturday, March 22 Yulee Dr., Old Homosassa, FL Parade Begins at 10:00 AM Shrimp, Food, Beer & Wine, Vendors, Kids Zone, Arts & Crafts Rotary Club of Homosassa Springs Supported by: Info go to www.shrimpapalooza.com 000HAL1 Ameriprise Financial Fresh from Florida Crystal Automotive The Freezer Gildans The Shed Neon Leons DiscoverCitrusCounty.com FDS Disposal Suncoast Plumbing Citrus 95.3/The Fox 96.7 Homosassa Printing Homosassa Wildlife Park Live Music Cash Prizes 000HJEG 776 N. 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During the search, Viggiano found a purse in the passenger seat with a plastic baggie containing marijuana, as well as prescription pills. Kristen reportedly admitted to ownership of the drugs. What wasnt yet known is that investigators would identify the duo as suspects in a string of car break-ins and a home burglary. A description of a man whose image was captured using a stolen credit card at an automated teller machine matched Steven. Investigators also reportedly found a black knapsack in the car, reported to have been stolen from a vehicle two days earlier. In Stevens wallet they found $3,100 31 $100 bills which was reported to be in the knapsack. The owner of the knapsack said the money was from selling a car. When investigators spoke to Kristen about burglaries she admitted that she was present when two car burglaries were committed by Steven. Purses were stolen during those burglaries and the victims descriptions of their stolen items matched items discovered during the DiGiglio stop. Steven, however, denied breaking into vehicles, but said he found debit/credit cards and used them multiple times at various ATM machines. The vehicle search also revealed 103 assorted collectible sports cards, which were later identified by a man as his and that they have been missing since his home was burgled. Authorities reportedly even found a library card belonging to someone else in the DiGiglio vehicle. The couple was arrested and transported to the Citrus County Detention Facility.Contact Chronicle reporter A.B. Sidibe at 352564-2925 or asidibe@ chronicleonline.com. ARRESTSContinued from Page A1 ECONOMYContinued from Page A1 Last quarters increase in the gross domestic product was the weakest showing since the first quarter of the past year.
Emily Strickland, 83HOMOSASSAEmily Amelia Strickland, 83, of Homosassa, Fla., passed away Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at her home. A native of Queens, N.Y., she was born April 30, 1930, to Lothar and Emma (Jirsa) Hoffmann, one of two children. Emily was always a music lover and attended the Julliard School in New York. Her professional life held two facets: She was a legal secretary in New York, then upon moving to Citrus County in 1972 from Jeffersonville, N.Y., she became a bank officer with Brannen Banks, with whom she served for 25 years. Mrs. Strickland was a member of the American Rose Society and was known to have as many as 100 rose plants at one time. She was also an accomplished artist of oil and watercolor mediums and practiced the art of tai chi. Mrs. Strickland is survived by her loving companion of 30 years, Duke Kissinger, Homosassa; her six children, Karen Terrell (Thomas), Indian Harbor Beach, Gail Caldiero, Williamson, Ga., Robin Egan-Harper, Lecanto, Michele Egan-Miesbauer (Brian), Indian Harbor Beach, Albert Egan, Homosassa and Kristina Egan-Pank (Richard), also of Homosassa; 20 grandchildren; 12 greatgrandchildren; and two great-greatgrandchildren. Emily was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Lee Egan in 1972; a grandson, Aaron Zylstra; daughter-in-law, Tina Egan; and son-in-law, Joseph Caldiero. A celebration of life will be in Emilys Rose Garden from 1 to 4 p.m. March 8, 2014. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to either Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast or the Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa. www.wilderfuneral.com. Gary Benner, 54HOMOSASSAGary A. Benner, 54, of Homosassa, Fla., died Feb. 24, 2014. Private cremation will take place under the direction of Brown Funeral Home and Crematory in Lecanto. Don Olson, 78CRYSTAL RIVERDon Carl Olson, 78, of Crystal River, Fla., died Feb. 28, 2014, at his residence. Private arrangements are under the direction of Strickland Funeral Home with Crematory of Crystal River. Octavio Hernandez, 75DUNNELLONOctavio Osiris Pastor Hernandez, 75, of Dunnellon, Fla., passed away Feb. 28, 2014. He was born March 30, 1938, to Nicolas and Alba Hernandez Mendez in Holguin, Cuba. A supervisor of shipping most of his life, Octavio moved to the area 12 years ago from Miami. He owned Rio Crystal Seafood Market in Crystal River and was a loving husband, father, grandfather and uncle. Octavio was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Cecilio Hector Hernandez. He is survived by his lovingwife, Maria A. Hernandez; children, Doris A. Hernandez and Octavio (Elisa) Hernandez Jr.; and grandchildren, Heath, Nicholas, Audra and Terresa. Visitation for Octavio will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto. The family will receive friends again Sunday, March 2, 2014,from 1 to 2 p.m., with a service starting at 2 p.m.Private cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to HPH Hospice Foundation c/o Citrus Care Center, 12107 Majestic Blvd., Hudson, FL 34667, 800-486-8784. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Martha Layman, 67INVERNESSMartha C. Layman, 67, Inverness, Fla., died Feb. 27, 2014, at her residence. Services will be in Columbus, Ga., at a later date. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness.William Pete Kendall, 64INVERNESSWilliam Pete W. Kendall, 64, Inverness, Fla., died Feb. 22, 2014. Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Irene Krull, 99INVERNESSIrene C. Krull, 99, of Inverness, Fla., died Feb. 25, 2014. Private cremation will take place under the direction of Brown Funeral Home and Crematory in Lecanto. Maurine Ladd, 77CRYSTAL RIVERMaurine Ladd, 77, of Crystal River, Fla., died Feb. 22, 2014. Private cremation will take place under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto. Caroline Pinkham, 80INVERNESSCaroline Louise Pinkham, 80, of Inverness, Fla., passed away Feb. 26, 2014, at Citrus Heath and Rehab. She was born Dec. 13, 1933, in New York, N.Y., to Charles and Mildred Miller. Everyone that met Caroline had an instant friend. Her goal in life was to make someone laugh or smile every day. Caroline is survived by her son, Charles (Judy) Howard, Inverness; stepdaughter, Dorothy (Richard) Chamberlin, Colorado Springs, Colo.; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and four great-greatgrandchildren. The family will receive friends at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, The Villages, from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 9, 2014. Interment will be at Oak Knoll Cemetery in Massachusetts. Sentiments may be left at www.hiersbaxley.com. Linda Rear, 69MADISON, WIS.Linda J. Rear, 69, of Madison, Wis., passed away Feb. 26, 2014, under the care of her family and Hospice of Citrus County in Lecanto, Fla. Linda is survived by her loving husband, David Rear; three sons, Randall E. Lates (Elsa) of Hope Mills, N.C., Paul Rear (Sherry) of McFarland, Wis., and Philip Rear of Freeport, Ill.; three daughters, Tana Trinchero (Brian) of Winnetka, Calif., Sherri Ross of Los Angeles, Calif., and Crystal Rear of Madison, Wis.; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Virginia Weaver, 89HOMOSASSAVirginia L. Weaver, 89, of Homosassa, Fla., died Feb. 21, 2014. Private cremation will take place under the direction of Brown Funeral Home and Crematory in Lecanto. Burial will be in Franklin, Ind., at a later date. 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For real estate inquires contact Chris @ 352-344-9588, Bob Brittain @ 813-317-8007. Dimensions are approximate. Dudleys Auction 000HIDK SUNDAY, MARCH 2 ANTIQUE & COLLECTIBLE AUCTION PREVIEW: 10AM AUCTION: 1PM This auction contains 500+ cataloged lots of fine & antique furniture; tremendous amount of listed a rt inc. 9 Highwaymen & others, Victorian 7 high Bedroom set w/marble tops, Cherry & Oak DR sets, mahogany & primitives estate, gold & costume jewelry, coins, pottery, crystal, Hummels & Lladros, Royal Doulton s, sterling, crocks, rugs, lots Signed Memorabilia AND the 1st 75 items will be offered up for bidding online as well as live here at auction gallery. THURSDAY, MARCH 6 ESTATE ADVENTURE AUCTION PREVIEW: 12PM AUCTION: (OUTSIDE) 3PM, (INSIDE) APPROX. 6PM. TWO AUCTIONS IN ONE DAY. Several estates with quality items... Outside table after table, row after row of household, tools, garage items and money just waiting to be made. INSIDE always great estate furniture, quality items from appliances to decorator pieces. Many new in the box items and great value. FRIDAY & SATURDAY, MARCH 7&8 ESTATE SALE ON SITE SALE 8-3PM 219 W Thistle, Beverly Hills 34465. Estate home filled with furniture, books, tools, nick knacks, collectibles kitchen and garage items. This is an estate sale not an auction. THURSDAY, MARCH 13 ESTATE ADVENTURE AUCTION PREVIEW: 12PM AUCTION: (OUTSIDE) 3PM, (INSIDE) APPROX. 6PM TWO AUCTIONS IN ONE DAY. Pics added Monday & Tuesday. Colorado Chevy Sports utility aluminum at motor and trailer, 2 kayaks. As we unload the trucks and explore what will be for this week Be sure to check the website estate merchandis e outside and inside, you will find furniture, new items, appliances, jewelry, coins, and more. SATURDAY, MARCH 15 ESTATE FIREARMS & SPORTING AUCTION. PREVIEW: 9AM AUCTION: 11AM Over 100 cataloged lots including: Pistols, Rifles, Knives, Swords and Bayonets, Ammunition, Holster s & more. Great sale!!! Check our website for catalog as we get closer to our auction. This is not a complete list a s we are still adding!!!!!! THURSDAY, MARCH 20 ESTATE ADVENTURE AUCTION PREVIEW: 12PM AUCTION: (OUTSIDE) 3PM, (INSIDE) APPROX. 6PM TWO AUCTIONS IN ONE DAY. Pics added Monday & Tuesday. This weekly auction you find furniture, new items, appliances, jewelry, coins, and more. FRIDAY, MARCH 21 REAL ESTATE HOME AUCTION. PREVIEW: 9AM AUCTION 10PM N. Parkwood Ave., Dunnellon FL 34433. SOLD ABSOLUTE TO SETTLE ESTATE. This property is perfect for those who want to be out and alone. 5 acres back and behind. The gentleman was a collector and hoarder. Si nglewide filled with who knows what. The property is being sold as is with all the collections including trac tor, 1/2 dozen motorcycles, pontoon boat, john boat, 2 trucks, a car, a pole barn filled w/tools and what nots, scr ap metal throughout. Please note, there is currently the home, water, elect. & septic on the property. IT WIL L ALL BE SOLD AS ONE for ONE PRICE. This sale is truly an adventure for those not afraid to scrap and use elbow greas e. Please DO NOT go to the property prior to the sale. It has been posted and is being watched. FRIDAY, MARCH 21 REAL ESTATE HOME AUCTION PREVIEW: 12PM AUCTION 1PM 2071 W. Greenway Pl., Citrus Springs, Fl. 34434. HEALTH FORCES SALE Well maintained 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, 1104 sq. ft. home on 100 x 110 corner lot!! Home has lg. bedrooms, many closets, w/w car pet, tiled baths, enclosed lanai, well insulated, HVAC and air handler new in 2003, carport 2003, newer siding, 12 x 21 concrete patio, mature trees, concrete drive, nice light fixtures, ceiling fans, stove, refrigerator and washer stays!! Motivated owners unable to snowbirdany longer. FRIDAY, MARCH 21 REAL ESTATE HOME AUCTION. PREVIEW: 2PM AUCTION: 3PM 5101 W. Kristina Loop, Lecanto Crystal Oaks. ESTATE SETTLEMENT custom built home with 1,787 sq. ft. of living area nice screen porch w/acrylic windows, landscaped lot w/large trees and located in well established community of nice homes, centrally located in Lecanto. County Cost estimate is $123k. Heirs up north and need to finalize the estate. SATURDAY, MARCH 22 RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE AUCTION + CONTENTS. PREVIEW: 8AM AUCTION: 9AM REAL ESTATE: 10AM 7820 S. Great Oaks Dr., Floral City, 34436 MUST BE SOLD TO SETTLE ESTATE. Unique property in highly sought after Historic Floral City just off Orange Ave. This 161 x 220 lot contains a mostly restored and added on to cracker house with new roof, flooring, kitchen and bath. The Porch and wraparound deck would be wonderful for outdoor dining and has the potential with the GNC gen commercial zoning for additional uses as restaurant/pub/retail or used as a residential home to rock and watch the world go by. The p roperty has 2 income producing rentals as well, original cookhouse/shop, newer sheds and covered areas. ALSO: Cont ractor Tools, trailer, work truck, minivan, camper, household furniture & furnishings. GREAT AUCTION. THURSDAY, MARCH 27 ESTATE ADVENTURE AUCTION PREVIEW: 12PM AUCTION: (OUTSIDE) 3PM, (INSIDE) APPROX. 6PM TWO AUCTIONS IN ONE DAY. Pics added Monday & Tuesday. As we unload the trucks and explore what will be for this week. Be sure to check the website. SATURDAY, MARCH 29 REAL ESTATE AUCTION & CONTENTS. PREVIEW: 8AM AUCTION: 9AM REAL ESTATE: 10AM 4231 SW 148th St., Ocala, 34473, MARION OAKS. Great starter winter or retirement home in the well developed area of Marion Oaks. Not far from churches & community center. Corner lot this home was built in 19 84 with additions in 1993. CONTENTS: Antiques, Barrister Book cases, household, great furniture, the man was a scientist so the place is filled with books and collectible paper. 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ZAWALICH Mass: Mon 10:00 AM Our Lady of Fatima JACK CRIBBS Service: Mon 2:30 PM Florida National Cemetery WILLIAM TODD CRAIG Service: Wed 3:00 PM ROBERT REUMAN Service: Tue 3/11 at 11AM St. Margarets Episcopal Church WILLIAM KENDALL Arrangements Pending BARBARA PALMER Private Arrangements Obituaries Octavio Hernandez Emily Strickland OBITUARIES The Citrus County Chronicles policy permits both free and paid obituaries. Obituaries must be submitted by the funeral home or society in charge of arrangements. Free obituaries, run one day, can include: full name of deceased; age; hometown/state; date of death; place of death; date, time and place of visitation and funeral services. A flag will be included for free for those who served in the U.S. military. Email obits@ chronicle online.com or fax 352-563-3280. Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO Jim Lange, the first host of the popular game show The Dating Game, has died at his home in Mill Valley, Calif. He was 81. He died Tuesday morning after suffering a heart attack, his wife Nancy said. Though Lange had a successful career in radio, he is best known for his television role on ABCs The Dating Game, which debuted in 1965 and on which he appeared for more than a decade, charming audiences with his mellifluous voice and wide, easygoing grin. He also played host to many celebrity guests. Michael Jackson, Steve Martin and Arnold Schwarzenegger, among others, appeared as contestants. Even a pre-Charlies Angels Farrah Fawcett appeared on the program, introduced as an accomplished artist and sculptress with a dream to open her own gallery. The shows format: a young man or woman questions three members of the opposite sex, hidden from view, to determine which one would be the best date. The questions were designed by the shows writers to elicit sexy answers. Lange was born on Aug. 15, 1932, in St. Paul, Minn., where at 15 he discovered a passion for local radio after winning an audition at a local station. He hosted that show for two years before attending the University of Minnesota and doing a three-year stint in the Marines, according to the Bay Area Radio Museum. His big break on network TV came in 1962 when he was made an announcer and sidekick on The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show. Lange is survived by a sister, five children, two stepchildren and four grandchildren. Associated PressHost Jim Lange, left, congratulates Connie and Steve Rutenbar on Jan. 16, 1986, after they won $1 million on the TV show The $1,000,000 Chance of a Lifetime. Lange, the first host of the popular game show The Dating Game, has died at his home in Mill Valley, Calif. Jim Lange, The Dating Game host, dies at 81
Associated PressCHICAGO Shannon Frauenholtz has had it with winter. Barely able to stomach the television news with its images of snowbound cars, she heads to the tanning salon, closes her eyes and imagines shes back in Mexico, where shes already vacationed once this winter. Shes toyed with the idea of joining her mother in Hawaii or just driving to an indoor water park, figuring that while the palm trees might be plastic and the beach smells of chlorine, at least its warm. I dont need a vacation. I dont need the relaxation, said Frauenholtz, of New Ulm, Minn. I just need the heat. All over the Midwest and the East Coast, travel agents are being inundated with a simple request: Get me out of here. And travelers fortunate enough to have escaped are begging hotels to let them stay a little longer. Because they know how miserable people are, warm-weather destinations in California, Arizona and Florida have stepped up their enticements. Trains and billboards in Chicago have been plastered with ads showing beaches and pool scenes. In Philadelphia, one promoter put fiberglass mannequins dressed in flip flops, tank tops and shorts atop taxis with their arms outstretched a whimsical inducement to fly south. Reminding Americans that there are places where nose hairs dont freeze is an annual tradition. But those in the business of luring visitors to warmer climates say its rarely been easier than this season, when polar vortex has entered the everyday vocabulary and Chi-beria has become popular enough to emblazon on T-shirts. This year we wanted to have a little more fun with it, said Susannah Costello, of Visit Florida, the states official marketing organization, which came up with the mannequin idea. The ads showing children and bikiniclad women making snow angels in warm beach sand are more plentiful than in years past, acknowledged Erin Duggan, of Visit Sarasota County. We did that because we knew winter was shaping up to be brutal, she said. Not that people needed much reminding of the harsh conditions. The winter is so bad, there is a certain amount of desperation, said Alex Kutin, an Indianapolis travel agent. They come and say, Ive got to get somewhere warm. Where do you recommend? Another assault of bad weather was expected over the weekend, with forecasts for at least 6 inches of snow through Monday in a 1,500-mile stretch from Kansas to the East Coast. Parts of the Northeast could see a foot or more. Just how many more people are trying to get out of the ice box is unclear. Airlines do not release any route-specific data. And although the government tracks some of it, figures will not be released for six months. But other travel statistics suggest there has been a jump. The jetsetter.com travel site found that the number of hotel bookings in warm-weather spots made by customers from Illinois, New York, Massachusetts and the Washington, D.C., area rose 7percent in January compared with last year. Visit Florida said hotel bookings in the state rose 3percent in the four weeks ending Feb.15 compared with the same period last year. And the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association reports that RV parks from Florida to Arizona report are packed, with one Arizona park expecting a 6percent increase in revenue over last year.BUSINESSCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESATURDAY, MARCH1, 2014 A7 Money&MarketsAclick of the wrist gets you more at www.chronicleonline.com 1,600 1,650 1,700 1,750 1,800 1,850 1,900 F SONDJ 1,800 1,840 1,880 S&P 500Close: 1,859.45 Change: 5.16 (0.3%) 10 DAYS 14,500 15,000 15,500 16,000 16,500 17,000 F SONDJ 15,960 16,180 16,400 Dow Jones industrialsClose: 16,321.71 Change: 49.06 (0.3%) 10 DAYSAdvanced1859 Declined1235 New Highs230 New Lows19 Vol. (in mil.)3,793 Pvs. Volume3,448 2,435 1,993 1182 1409 211 16 NYSE NASD DOW 16398.9516226.0916321.71+49.06+0.30%-1.54% DOW Trans.7382.847297.647348.37+32.08+0.44%-0.71% DOW Util.520.58515.95518.77+2.82+0.55%+5.75% NYSE Comp.10471.6310373.3110425.85+28.04+0.27%+0.25% NASDAQ4342.594275.614308.12-10.81-0.25%+3.15% S&P5001867.921847.671859.45+5.16+0.28%+0.60% S&P4001382.571368.731375.33+3.35+0.24%+2.44% Wilshire 500020044.3919824.6619946.84+29.62+0.15%+1.22% Russell 20001193.501177.201183.03-4.91-0.41%+1.67% HIGH LOW CLOSE CHG. %CHG. YTD StocksRecap AK Steel Hold AKS2.7678.47 6.21-.24 -3.7ttt-24.3+71.1dd... AT&T Inc T31.74139.00 31.93-.30 -0.9ttt-9.2-5.0101.84f Ametek Inc AME39.46762.05 53.24+.24 +0.5sss+1.1+26.8250.24 Anheuser-Busch InBev BUD83.940106.83 104.61+.62 +0.6sst-1.7+13.73.03e Bank of America BAC10.98917.42 16.53+.04 +0.2sts+6.2+46.1160.04 Capital City Bank CCBG10.12013.91 14.18+.28 +2.0sss+20.5+22.1410.08 CenturyLink Inc CTL27.93438.40 31.26+.18 +0.6sst-1.9-3.7dd2.16 Citigroup C40.28655.28 48.63-.06 -0.1sst-6.7+15.6110.04 Commnwlth REIT CWH15.78027.57 27.15+.54 +2.0sss+16.5+22.7cc1.00 Disney DIS53.59081.59 80.81+.33 +0.4sss+5.8+49.3220.86f Duke Energy DUK64.16675.46 70.88+.45 +0.6tss+2.7+4.9193.12 EPR Properties EPR46.67561.18 53.26+1.14 +2.2sss+8.3+15.2163.42 Exxon Mobil Corp XOM84.797101.74 96.27+.43 +0.4sst-4.9+9.9102.52 Ford Motor F12.10618.02 15.39... ...sst-0.3+23.9120.50f Gen Electric GE21.11728.09 25.47-.03 -0.1sst-9.1+12.6170.88 HCAHoldings Inc HCA34.90051.76 51.20-.32 -0.6sss+7.3+40.515... 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Most recent dividend was omitted or deferred. k Declared or paid this year, a cumulative issue with dividends in arrears. m Current annual rate, which was decreased by most recent dividend announcement. p Initial dividend, annual rate not known, yie ld not shown. r Declared or paid in preceding 12 months plus stock dividend. t Paid in stock, approximate cash value on ex-distribution date. PE Footnotes: q Stock is a closed-end fund no P/E ratio shown. cc P/E exceeds 99. dd Loss in last 12 months. Bloomberg reported, citing anonymous sources, that the discounter approached several companies about selling itself. The auction house had to take back a diamond that sold for $83 million after the buyer defaulted on paying for it. The home decor company cut its fiscal fourth-quarter and full-year forecasts again, saying bad weather kept customers at home. Winter storms forced the airline to cancel 22,500 flights in January and February, hurting its revenue for the first quarter. Shares of the electronics retailer continued to rise a day after posting a fourth-quarter profit that topped Wall Street expectations. The S&P 500 rose a third straight day Friday and extended its record high. Eight of the 10 sectors that make up the index rose, with makers of consumer staples leading the way. The S&P 500 closed out a strong February, its fifth monthly gain in the last six. 20 30 40 $50 DF J Best BuyBBY Close: $26.63 1.06 or 4.1% $16.12$44.66 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 15.4m (1.5x avg.) $9.21 b 52-week range PE: Yield: ... 2.6% 35 40 45 $50 DF J United ContinentalUAL Close: $44.96 -1.55 or -3.3% $26.58$49.20 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 9.4m (1.7x avg.) $16.71 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 30.8 ... 18 20 22 $24 DF J Pier 1 ImportsPIR Close: $18.92 -1.14 or -5.7% $18.05$25.29 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 9.4m (5.9x avg.) $1.94 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 16.0 1.3% 40 45 50 $55 DF J SothebysBID Close: $47.01 -3.36 or -6.7% $32.95$54.00 Vol.: Mkt. 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Utilities and health care stocks two traditional safe places for investors because of their low volatility and higher-thanaverage dividends are the biggest gainers so far this year. Utilities are up 5.7percent in 2014 and health care is up 6.6percent. Investor caution was also evident in the bond market, which has done reasonably well in the last two months. The yield on the benchmark U.S. 10year Treasury note has fallen from 2.97percent to 2.65percent in the last two months as investors returned to the relative safety of government debt. The Barclays U.S. Aggregate bond index, which tracks a broad mix of corporate and government bonds, is up 1.6 percent this year. The sentiment now is, bonds may not be as bad as I originally thought, said Michael Fredericks, a portfolio manager of the Multi-Asset Income Fund at Blackrock. On Friday, the S&P 500 rose 5.16points, or 0.3percent, to 1,859.45. It was the second all-time closing high for the S&P 500 in a row. 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OPINION Page A8SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014 Cost of development plan prohibitiveRecently the consultant provided by Duke Energy laid forth a plan for economic development for Citrus County. One of the many merits of the proposed plan suggested receiving more input from the general public. Public input has been provided over the past few years through vision checks, focus groups and a stakeholders committee. The majority of their findings paralleled that of the consultants recommendations. I participated in some of these efforts and made presentations to various commissioners and EDC leaders. The results were always the same: thank you for your time and effort; then they revert back to the same concepts that have failed for decades. It is interesting to note that the commissioner that is the conduit with the EDC was the same commissioner who had public input removed prior to voting on all issues before the board. To be kind, it can be said that the EDC has shown less than mediocre results since its inception. This is surprising because its board of directors is comprised of some very successful and intelligent people. The lack of success can be directly attributed to a lack of leadership and the influence of those promoting their personal agendas. This is the same EDC that was within one vote from the BOCC of losing its funding a few short years ago. Sustaining small businesses which is the foundation of an areas economic engine should be the priority during times of recession. The former director of the EDC was asked what his plan was to assist the businesses that would be closed due to the opening of the new Walmart on U.S. 19 at a Citrus County Council meeting. He stated he was working on a plan. At a subsequent meeting a few months later, he was asked to reveal his plan. He had no answer. When further pressed, he said that those small-business owners that lost their jobs due to the opening of Walmart could find jobs at Walmart. This is a prime example of the leadership of the EDC and what has fueled its lack of success for over a decade. The consultant put a price tag on what is would cost the Citrus County taxpayers to achieve economic success. That price is $2.35 million. The EDC has not been a good steward of the funds allocated to it in the past. Giving it any additional funding at the taxpayers expense would be a travesty. Perhaps at some future date, under new leadership, and a board with fresh faces that can present a track record of success, future funding could be considered. Every county in the United States has an EDC is some way, shape or form. Competing with them in an effort to create something we are not is not in the best interests of Citrus Countys short and long-term growth. First we must identify who we are. Success can be achieved by aggressively promoting our current assets and unique style of living at a far less cost than $2.35 million.Bernie Leven Citrus SpringsWhite House Boys-Dozier abuses and beatingsI suppose I look at things a little differently than do most people. What I am speaking of is the newspaper statement made by Bob Massingill which reads as follows: 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. If one looks at what he is really saying, the truth can be clearly seen. We know from the stories of more than 400 other men that anywhere from 10 to 150 licks were administered depending on the severity of the offense. We know that to be true. So what we do not know is how severe were each of the blows of the leather strap. His statement reveals the answer to that question. He states that the boys only got five licks with the strap. So, if that be the case just how severe were the five blows? They must have been so severe (according to him) that 10, 15 or 20 blows would have put a boy in a wheelchair for life. Now we know just how bad the beatings actually were just by believing a portion of Bobs own statement. Roger Dean Kiser, author Brunswick, Ga. Editors note: The following is a statement from Sen. Charles Dean, R-Inverness, concerning recent comments about nuclear cost recovery and how it relates to actions by the Legislature and the Florida Public Service Commission.Recently, I have been asked several times why I have not filed a bill to repeal the statute related to the nuclear cost recovery fee. Let me be clear, I support the repeal of this statute; in fact, I filed a briefing with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy to have this statute deemed unconstitutional by the Supreme Court of Florida. However, in an effort last year which would have placed a repeal date of Oct. 1, 2016, on this fee, sponsored by Sen. John Legg, we learned repeal without the Public Service Commission ending the cost recovery on its own accord would result in higher rates for ratepayers. This would not have been fair treatment to ratepayers already being stuck with the bill for these plants, which may never be completed. This is why, last year, the Florida Senate, in a bill which was signed into law by the governor, made several changes to how the Public Service Commission goes about collecting and authorizing this pre-construction cost. While this was not a complete repeal, it is a step in the right direction by placing new standards on this fee. This also protected ratepayers who could be on the hook for even higher rates on plants which are already in the permitting stages. This is not a simple issue. With the Supreme Court upholding the law and the negative impacts identified last year, the proper route for addressing this fee is not to immediately repeal the fee outright, but instead to work on changes to the fee, limit its use, and ensure ratepayers are not more financially impacted than they would have been with the fee. As I said before, leaving our ratepayers even more on the hook is simply not the right thing to do. I remain strongly against the nuclear cost recovery fee, as demonstrated by my brief with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. I look forward to continuing to work on this as we move ahead.State Sen. Charlie Dean represents District 5, which includes parts or all of 10 Florida counties. He sits on eight senate committees and is chair of the Environmental and Conservation committee. If a man sits down to think, he is immediately asked if he has the headache.Emerson, Journals, 1833 Nuclear cost recovery 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 MONEY WELL SPENT Bed tax for springs center deserves study The countys Tourist Development Council is considering an increase in the tourist tax and using the funds to help build a visitor center for Three Sister Springs in Crystal River. The TDC currently levies a 3 percent bed tax at hotels, campgrounds and vacation rentals and uses the funds to promote additional tourism for the county. Gene McGee, a TDC board member, suggested another 1 percent could be used to develop the much needed visitor center. Three Sisters Springs is a wildlife refuge owned by the City of Crystal River and operated via a contract with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Because federal funds are hard to come by these days, planned improvements at the refuge have not taken place and the property is only open during occasional special events. Three Sisters Springs has received incredible international attention since the National Geographic magazine highlighted the successful public/private effort to preserve the property. It is a shame that the only way tourists can experience Three Sisters is by watercraft. McGees suggestion is worthy of consideration. Three Sisters Springs and the Homosassa Springs State Park are currently the two main draws to tourists visiting this part of Florida. While the Homosassa experience is outstanding, the lack of progress at Three Sisters has been nothing short of a lost opportunity. The city of Crystal River and the wildlife service are currently holding public meetings to try and speed up public access. A TDC partnership to build a visitor center with offsite parking could be a game-changer that creates some needed momentum for the project. It is true that before the TDC increases the bed tax, it must first figure out a more efficient want to collect taxes from all of the campgrounds and vacation homes in the county. Some have estimated that the TDC is leaving $200,000 in uncollected taxes on the table because Tallahassee is in charge of collections. Citrus County needs to figure out how to collect the bed tax on a local level and make sure all of the funds are secured. An increase in the bed tax for this specific purpose would be permitted under the existing law. This is the ultimate user tax that is charged to tourists who visit our area and make use of infrastructure paid for by local taxpayers. Areas in Florida that already have a greater dependence on tourism such as Clearwater and Daytona Beach have much higher tourism taxes. The higher tax rate does not deter tourists from visiting those areas, but it does provide local government the money it needs to keep facilities used by tourists in good condition. In Citrus County, one of the biggest deterrents to longer stays by tourists is that some say there is not enough to do. Helping Three Sisters Springs stay open year-round would be a giant step forward in dealing with that problem. If an increase in the tourist tax could help expand facilities at another tourism destination, we think it makes good sense to explore the opportunity. THE ISSUE:An increase in the tourist tax.OUR OPINION:Develop tourist opportunities at Three Sisters Springs. 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.LETTERSto the Editor Clean up the lakesThe tourism bureau should look at cleaning up our once-beautiful lake of muck so that the fish can reproduce naturally and the bass pros would occasionally hold national-type tournaments here, bringing in millions of dollars, and the residents of Citrus County could enjoy fishing as it once was. Right now its such a waste of a beautiful natural resource.Support mobile home billI urge any mobile home owner in a park who pays lot rent to support Senate Bill 116. It is important that we all do this.Slow down at Forest RidgeI want the drivers that pass by Forest Ridge Elementary School to slow down. That speed zone that says 25 mph means through the entire speed zone, not just at the entrance and exits. You need to slow it down. Where is a cop when you need one so that they can get tickets?Thanks for great job, Mr. BeatyWe hear so much about the board of the hospital people, who want to wrest the power and control over the Foundation. We dont hear much about how (former Citrus Memorial hospital CEO) Mr. Ryan Beaty did a tremendous job in the last 10 years fixing the hospital up, getting more people in and doing more with doctors and people. He deserves a lot more than were giving him. Waldo in Citrus CountyI have never seen so many state troopers and county police cars on one section of road as I have on (County Road) 486 heading to (State Road) 44. Maybe AAA needs to put a sign down here warning us like they did Waldo, or maybe thats just a cash cow for the county. 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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Associated PressWASHINGTON Bill Clintons aides revealed concern early in his presidency about the health care overhaul effort led by his wife, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and later about what they saw as a need to soften her image, according to documents released Friday. Mrs. Clinton now is a potential 2016 presidential contender The National Archives released about 4,000 pages of previously confidential documents involving the former presidents administration, providing a glimpse into the ultimately unsuccessful struggles of his health care task force, led by the first lady, and other Clinton priorities such as the U.S. economy and a major trade agreement. Hillary Clintons potential White House campaign has increased interest in Clinton Presidential Library documents from her husbands administration during the 1990s and her own decades in public service. A former secretary of state and New York senator, Mrs. Clinton is the leading Democratic contender to succeed President Barack Obama, though she has not said whether she will run. Fridays documents included memos related to the former presidents illfated health care reform proposal in 1993 and 1994, a plan that failed to win support in Congress and turned into a rallying cry for Republicans in the 1994 midterm elections. As first lady, Hillary Clinton chaired her husbands health care task force, largely meeting in secret to develop a plan to provide universal health insurance coverage. White House aides expressed initial optimism about her ability to help craft and enact a major overhaul of U.S. health care. The first ladys months of meetings with the Congress has produced a significant amount of trust and confidence by the members in her ability to help produce a viable health reform legislative product with the president, said an undated and unsigned document, which was cataloged with others from April 1993. The document urged quick action, warning that enthusiasm for health reform will fade over time. But the documents also showed the growing concerns among Clintons fellow Democrats in Congress. Lawmakers, it said, going to their home districts for the August break are petrified about having difficult health care reform issues/questions thrown at them. Air on ice Avalanche levels Montana houseMISSOULA, Mont. An avalanche roared into a residential neighborhood in the western Montana city of Missoula on Friday, destroying a house and leaving an elderly woman missing, but rescuers found an elderly man and an 8year-old boy alive, police said. The survivors were rushed to a hospital, police Sgt. Travis Welsh said. Their conditions werent immediately known, but the man was talking with rescuers, Welsh said. The man and woman, whose relationship wasnt immediately known, lived in the house destroyed by the avalanche that struck at about 4 p.m. Police werent sure if the boy lived there. Neighbors and the first responders to reach the scene dug frantically through the snow and debris, the Missoulian reported.Alcoa eagles welcome new egg RIVERDALE, Iowa Two of the worlds mostwatched eagles have welcomed a second egg to their nest. The Quad-City Times reported viewers of the Alcoa EagleCam on Thursday spotted another egg in the nest of the eagles, dubbed Liberty and Justice. The nest is on the property of the Alcoa Davenport Works in Riverdale. For the past three years, people have been able to watch online streaming video of the eagles. Company spokesman John Riches said Friday that Liberty laid the second egg about 5:30p.m. Thursday. Riches said the last egg usually comes within a week of the first egg, so that would mean any additional arrivals would come by Sunday. The birds can be seen at alcoa.com/eaglecam. From wire reports Nation BRIEFS NATION& WORLD Page A10SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Protest Associated PressA demonstrator wearing painted stripes to represent Venezuelas flag attends a rally Friday with humans rights activists in Caracas, Venezuela. The start of a weeklong string of holidays leading up to the March 5 anniversary of former President Hugo Chavezs death has not pulled demonstrators from the streets, as the government apparently hoped. Russians in Crimea, UkraineSEVASTOPOL, Ukraine Armed men described as Russian troops took control of key airports in Crimea on Friday and Russian transport planes flew into the strategic region, Ukrainian officials said, an ominous sign of the Kremlins iron hand in Ukraine. President Barack Obama bluntly warned Moscow there will be costs if it intervenes militarily. The sudden arrival of men in military uniforms patrolling key strategic facilities prompted Ukraine to accuse Russia of a military invasion and occupation a claim that brought an alarming new dimension to the crisis. In a hastily arranged statement delivered from the White House, Obama called on Russia to respect the independence and territory of Ukraine and not try to take advantage of its neighbor, which is undergoing political upheaval. Any violation of Ukraines sovereignty and territorial integrity would be deeply destabilizing, Obama said.Myanmar expels doctors groupYANGON, Myanmar Doctors Without Borders said Friday it has been expelled from Myanmar and that tens of thousands of lives are at risk. The decision came after the humanitarian group reported it treated nearly two dozen Rohingya Muslim victims of communal violence in Rakhine state, which the government has denied. The humanitarian group said it was deeply shocked by Myanmars decision to expel it after two decades of work in the country. The United States said it was very concerned and urged the government to continue to provide unfettered access for humanitarian agencies. As Myanmars main provider of HIV drugs, supplying treatment to 30,000 people, the group described the impact as devastating. Somali migrants rescued off LibyaTRIPOLI, Libya An official in Libya said the countrys coast guard has rescued 107 Somalis on a tugboat that nearly capsized while trying to reach Europe. Col. Ayoub Qassim said Friday that the migrants included men, women and children. Qassim said the coast guard found them Thursday a few miles off the coast near the capital, Tripoli. Qassim told journalists that, after being rescued, the migrants confessed to throwing seven people into the sea to stop the ship from capsizing. World BRIEFS From wire reports RICHARD SENNOT /The Star TribuneU.S. Army Corps of Engineers use airboats to travel along the Lake Pepin section of the Mississippi River Feb. 27 near Wabasha, Minn., to survey the thickness of the ice covering the river. Parched for rain Associated PressA pedestrian blocks the heavy winds with her umbrella Friday in Los Angeles. The first wave of a powerful Pacific storm spread rain and snow early Friday through much of California, where communities endangered by a wildfire just weeks ago now faced the threat of mud and debris flows. Winter storm lashes California, but not a drought buster Associated PressLOS ANGELES California was lashed Friday by heavy rains that the parched state so desperately needs, though with the soaking came traffic snarls, power outages and the threat of mudslides. Even with rainfall totals exceeding six inches in some places by midday, the powerful Pacific storm did not put a major dent in a drought that is among the worst in recent California history. The first waves of the storm drenched foothill communities east of Los Angeles that just weeks ago were menaced by a wildfire and now faced the threat of mudslides. Mandatory evacuation orders were issued for about 1,200 homes in the area. Small debris flows covered one street in Glendora, but no property damage occurred, police said. Forecasters expected the storm to last through today in California before trundling east into similarly rain-starved neighboring states. Phoenix was expecting its first noticeable precipitation in two months. The threat of mudslides will last at least through tonight. Tornadoes and water spouts were possible as the next wave of the storm came ashore Friday. Rainfall totals in parts of California were impressive, especially in areas that typically dont receive much, but not nearly enough to offer long-term relief from a long-running drought. Downtown Los Angeles received two inches before a midday reprieve, but remained about 12 inches below normal rainfall totals for the season. We need several large storms and we just dont see that on the horizon. This is a rogue storm, National Weather Service meteorologist Eric Boldt said. We will dry out next week. But for this rain, the service said, this would have been the driest December through February on record in Los Angeles. Rain also fell in the central coast counties, the San Francisco Bay region and the Central Valley. Winter storm warnings were in effect in the Sierra Nevada for heavy snowfall. The storm brought familiar problems. Numerous traffic accidents occurred on slick or flooded roads across California, including one about 60 miles east of Los Angeles involving a big rig whose driver died after falling from a freeway overpass. Two men and their dogs were rescued from the swift waters of the Los Angeles River. Hundreds of miles north in San Jose, firefighters also pulled a man from swollen Coyote Creek near a homeless encampment. He was treated for hypothermia. Clinton documents released Associated PressWASHINGTON Tea partyers insist theyre not to blame for Republican election losses in congressional and presidential elections, faulting the GOP establishment for showing little fight. This election year, the establishment is fighting against the tea party insurgents challenging incumbents who the Republican Party is convinced stand a far better chance in November. The internal GOP showdown will be decided in primaries starting Tuesday in Texas and stretching through the year in Kentucky, Mississippi, Kansas, Michigan and elsewhere. Burned by losses in winnable Senate races in 2010 and 2012, establishment Republicans are aggressively challenging this years class of tea partybacked candidates. Tea partyers, dismissing reports of their demise, contend theyre ready to use their unbending political force against both President Barack Obama and the Republican establishment. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, a superstar to the movement and a potential 2016 presidential candidate, said hes hopeful and optimistic that were going to turn this country around. Hundreds gathered Thursday as the Tea Party Patriots, one of the major grassroots groups, marked the movements fifth anniversary at a Washington celebration that toasted everything anti-Washington. They stood and applauded wildly for Cruz, who precipitated the 16-day partial government shutdown last fall with his opposition to Obamas health care law, and warmly received two other tea party senators, Rand Paul of Kentucky and Mike Lee of Utah. Tea partyers, who helped Republicans capture control of the House in 2010, made clear they dont like what the GOP establishment has done to their conservative agenda of limited government, free-market policies and what they consider fidelity to the Constitution. They signaled they will work hard to elect their uncompromising candidates no matter what the establishment does. Republicans blame the tea party for losses in winnable races in 2010 and 2012 in Colorado, Nevada, Delaware and Indiana that many believe cost the GOP a Senate majority. As evidence of the partys tough tactics, a political deal was engineered in Colorado. Tea partyaffiliated Ken Buck, who lost a close Senate race in 2010, stepped aside to run for the House while more mainstream Rep. Cory Gardner launched a Senate bid. As Rob Collins, executive director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, said this week: Were not anticonservative. Were just anti-people-who-cant-win. Tea partyers point to mainstream Republicans who lost Senate seats in Wisconsin, Virginia, North Dakota and Montana in 2012, as well as to two defeated presidential candidates John McCain in 2008 and Mitt Romney in 2012. Addressing the tea party event, Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan., was interrupted by the crowd, which stood and cheered when he said, Its high time we retire (House Speaker) John Boehner. When the applause died down, Huelskamp completed his sentence that it was high time to retire John Boehners biggest excuse that we only control onethird of the government. Tea party ready for fight with GOP establishment
Auto racing/B2, B5 MLB/B2 Scoreboard/B3 TV, lottery/B3 Sports briefs/ B4 NBA, golf/ B4 Adult sports/B6 College basketball/ B6 Rory McIlroy playing great golf at Honda Classic, while Tiger Woods nearly misses cut Friday./B4 SPORTSSection BSATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE 000HIIO Canes make early lead hold vs. Panthers Citrus baseball earns 5-1 win over LecantoSEANARNOLD CorrespondentINVERNESS Without the help of a base hit, Citrus stormed to a 3-0 first-inning lead over Lecanto, and Alex Atkinson limited the Panthers to one run over six innings of work in helping lift the Hurricanes to 2-0 in District 5A-6 with a 5-1 home victory on Friday. Panthers junior left-hander Zach Bonick struggled with his command in that decisive first frame, as he walked four batters and hit another while watching a pair of Canes score on wild pitches. With strong tailing movement on his fastball, Bonick (5 1/3 innings, four strikeouts, five hits and five walks allowed) recovered nicely, holding Citrus (4-3 overall) hitless until the fourth, when Atkinson smashed a grounder near first base. But the opening-inning damage was too much to overcome, and earned him the loss. You cant spot a team three runs at home, without them even getting a hit, LHS coach Dave Logue said. Citrus has guys that are going to throw strikes and battle you, so youre going to have to earn everything. You can see what happened when (Bonick) really started throwing. Without spotting them anything, its a 2-1 game. Its a tough pill to swallow, but its a long season. After boarding on a single to left and then stealing second, Panthers junior Caleb Southey cut his teams deficit to 3-1 in the fifth on an RBI grounder to short by junior Kyler Speagle. Citrus struck back with an insurance run apiece in the bottom-half of the fifth and sixth Ben Wright of Citrus drops down a perfect suicide squeeze bunt in front of Lecanto catcher Alex Delgado during the first inning Friday night in Inverness. Hurricane base runner Robert Wilkinson heads home from third base and scored on the play.MATT PFIFFNER /Chronicle See CANES/ Page B3 Stunning finish MATT PFIFFNER /ChronicleLecantos Paige Richards prepares to slide past Citrus catcher Erica Corlew to score a run in the first inning of Friday nights game in Inverness. The Hurricanes rallied with five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to stun Lecanto for an 8-7 victory. Canes softball plates five runs in seventh to snare 8-7 win over Panthers C.J. RISAK CorrespondentINVERNESS Lecanto softball coach Robert Dupler knew before the first pitch was tossed this would be a close game. But with six innings in the book, it looked like he would be wrong. He wasnt. Powered by seventh-inning doubles from Rachel Martin, Jordan Josey and Emaly Ferreira, Citrus overcame a 7-3 deficit, scoring five times in the final inning to edge Lecanto 8-7 in the first District 5A-6 game of the season for both teams. Citrus improved to 6-1 overall, 1-0 in district play; Lecanto is 1-2 overall, 0-1 in 5A-6. It seemed the Panthers had control of this game from the first inning, an assumption Dupler didnt embrace. But things fell apart for Lecanto in the seventh. Before we got on the bus I would have told you this would be a one-run game, Dupler said. I take my hat off to Citrus, they deserved it, they played harder than we did. But I would disagree that we were ever in control of this game. In the end, they played seven innings and we played six and one-third. That certainly was accurate. The first batter in the seventh for the Hurricanes, Erica Corlew, hit a high pop fly between the pitchers mound and the third-base line that any of four Lecanto players could have caught. No one did, however, and the ball landed safely. After Chelby Lawler struck out, the Citrus fireworks began. With Amanda Myers on the mound in relief of Danielle Yant, Martin lined a double to left field that scored the first run of the inning. Cameron Trehy followed with a single and, with runners on first and third, a wild pitch scored a second run to make it 7-5. Yant reentered the game, but her fortunes were no better. A Josey double down the left-field line delivered two more Citrus runs to tie it at 7-all, and Ferreira then came through with her game-winning, runscoring double. We didnt get any timely hits until the seventh, Citrus coach Larry Bishop said. But thats been our motto this year we want to play to the finish. All mottoes and predictions aside, the game did not start well or typically for Citrus. The first three Lecanto batters in the first inning reached base on errors and, combined with a walk, the Panthers had a 1-0 lead. I dont know what it was, Bishop said. But that first inning took us out of our game. Still, as poorly as we played in the Tigers baseball nips CR STEVEMCGUNNIGLE CorrespondentCRYSTAL RIVER A strong start became a distant memory, as Crystal River watched an early 2-0 lead disappear and become an eventual 7-3 loss to visiting Dunnellon on Friday night from Mike Hampton Field in a District 5A-6 matchup. Jordan Humphreys blasted a two-out, two-run double off the left field wall in the first inning, scoring Casey Purnell and Mason Pateracki, who both singled. Humphreys also made the start from the mound for Crystal River (4-4 overall, 0-2 in district play), but struggled through the second and third innings before being relieved. Ryan Mills solo home run pulled down the left field line made it 2-1 in the second inning, and an unearned run tied it up for the Tigers (3-2, 1-0) in the third, as Kane Parks reached on an error and later came around to score on a bloop single to right field by Matthew Livermore. An inning earlier, Crystal River was unable to take advantage of a Dunnellon miscue, as Tyler Volland led off the bottom of the second by reaching base on a throwing error. But a hitand-run was put on, Derrick Rogers swung through the pitch, and Volland was easily erased at second base. Dunnellon scored in five of the last six innings, including three insurance runs in the top of the seventh to secure the win. Offensively I think we could have done things differently early in the game, to keep the momentum, but we got a little too aggressive, Pirates head coach Bobby Stack said. And Jordan on the mound didnt really have his best stuff for this start. I just dont think he was ready physically. See CR/ Page B3 See STUNNING/ Page B3 ... I would disagree that we were ever in control of this game.Robert DuplerLecanto softball coach said of his teams 8-7 loss to Citrus on Friday night.
Associated PressAVONDALE, Ariz. A few drivers, like Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano, raced onto the track to get in their qualifying sessions. Others waited, some nearly 10 minutes before heading out for the first time. There were long stretches with almost no activity followed by mad scrambles to get runs in before time ran out. Car raced past each other at close to a 100 mph difference. No doubt, this first round of NASCARs new knockout qualifying was a little strange and will take some getting used to. Brad Keselowski earned the first Sprint Cup pole under NASCARs new format, edging Joey Logano with a track-record top speed of 139.384 mph at Phoenix International Raceway on Friday. Its a lot more nerveracking, Keselowski said. Usually a pretty good rule of thumb is that If its more nerve-racking for the drivers, its a lot more fun for our fans and partners and all those things, and thats a good thing. I more interested in feedback from our fans to see if they liked it. Keselowski was one of the first drivers to go out in the first session and finished behind Logano. He trumped his teammate in the shorter, second session to earn his fourth career pole and a spot on the front row for Sundays 312-mile race. Jamie McMurray qualified third, defending Sprint Cup champion was fourth and Daytona 500 champion Dale Earnhardt Jr. will start fifth next to Greg Biffle. NASCAR made numerous changes for this season, including a tweaked qualifying process in an effort to liven up what had become a monotonous part of race weekend. Instead of going out one at a time, the entire field gets a 30-minute session to post their fastest lap, with the top 12 moving on to a 10-minute second round. On bigger tracks, the qualifying will have three sessions, with the field cut to 24 then 12. NASCAR got a glimpse of the new system at Daytona last week, but it didnt last long; the Nationwide series was able to get in one round before rain washed out the rest of the qualifying and for the Truck Series. The Daytona 500 didnt use the new qualifying process, so Phoenix was the inaugural go-round. No one knew quite what to expect and there was a bit of concern about drivers intentionally blocking each other to prevent fast lap times, something NASCAR officials planned to keep an eye on. Instead, the action on the track was sparse for long stretches, with some drivers racing out to get qualifying laps in right away while several others waited several minutes to get their first lap in. One issue while there were multiple cars on the track were the speeds. NASCAR decided against allowing teams to have cool down units in their pit stalls, so most of the drivers in the field put in one fast lap and one that was much slower to cool their engines, creating differences of up to 100 mph between the cars. Weve got a really good dialogue with all of our competitors, said Robin Pemberton, NASCARs vice president for competition and racing development. They dont want to force us to do something thats wrong. They weigh in because they think things can be better. Its our job to take and balance all that out and remove the agenda part of that a team may or may not have. Right now, its working pretty good.B2SATURDAY, MARCH1, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESPORTS 000HHV4 The Dunes Golf Club Play Where the Pros Play UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT 18200 Seville Clubhouse Drive, Weeki Wachee, FL 34614 Call us! 352-596-7888 3 Month Membership Available (Incl. 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Steve Clevenger had a RBI single and Alex Gonzalez finished Baltimores big inning against Bedard with a two-run single. Jerry Sands and Justin Christian drove in runs for the Rays.Yankees 7, Tigers (ss) 4LAKELAND Max Scherzer allowed a second-inning homer by Yankees newcomer Brian McCann, but the Detroit right-hander was otherwise sharp in his first start of the spring, yielding only that one hit in the Tigers 7-4 loss to the New York Yankees. Scherzer, the American Leagues Cy Young Award winner, struck out two without a walk. Three of New Yorks top free agent signings from the offseason McCann, Carlos Beltran and Jacoby Ellsbury made the trip to Lakeland to face Detroits split squad. McCanns drive to right leading off the second was the only hit by that trio. Gary Sanchez, Jose Pirela and Yangervis Solarte also homered for the Yankees.Nationals 5, Mets 4PORT ST. LUCIE Ike Davis hit a long two-run homer, and prospects Rafael Montero and Jacob DeGrom combined to throw four perfect innings as the New York Mets lost to the Washington Nationals 5-4 in the first spring training game for both teams. Davis, competing with Lucas Duda for New Yorks first-base job, hit a two-out homer off Christian Garcia in a four-run fifth. The drive landed on the sidewalk behind the grass berm in right field and bounced out of the ballpark. Nationals starter Taylor Jordan allowed one hit in two scoreless innings and struck out two.Phillies 10, Tigers (ss) 6CLEARWATER Jimmy Rollins hit a three-run homer in his second plate appearance of an eight-run third inning, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 10-6 win over a Detroit Tigers split-squad. Domonic Brown and Carlos Ruiz each had RBI singles for the Phillies while bench hopeful Darin Ruf had a pair of RBIs.Marlins 5, Cardinals 4JUPITER Jose Fernandez struck out two in two scoreless innings, and the Miami Marlins beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 in the spring training opener for both teams. Fernandez, the 2013 NL Rookie of the Year, pitched around his own error and was helped by a diving catch by right fielder Giancarlo Stanton that robbed Allen Craig of a hit. Fernandez allowed a single by Yadier Molina and an infield hit by Shane Robinson. Matt Adams and Peter Bourjos had RBI singles for St. Louis, and Patrick Wisdom hit a two-run homer in the ninth.Twins 8, Red Sox 2FORT MYERS Mike Pelfrey pitched two scoreless innings in his spring debut after a poor season, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Boston Red Sox 8-2. Pelfrey allowed one hit. The Twins starter went 5-13 with a 5.19 ERA last year. Mike Napoli got two hits for Boston. David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia each went 0 for 2.Blue Jays 4, Pirates 2DUNEDIN Colby Rasmus drove in two runs, Dioner Navarro hit an RBI double and the Toronto Blue Jays topped the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2. Pedro Alvarez doubled twice and scored both runs for Pittsburgh. Rasmus hit an RBI single in the first inning off Gerrit Cole. Navarros double scored Rasmus. Blue Jays starter Mark Buehrle gave up one run in two innings.Indians 4, Reds 0GOODYEAR, Ariz. Ryan Raburn hit a two-run home run off Homer Bailey to lead the Cleveland Indians to its second straight win over the Cincinnati Reds, 4-0. Lonnie Chisenhall, who is trying to hold on to the third base job in Cleveland, walked to set up the Raburns second-inning drive off Bailey, who tossed his second career no-hitter last season. Indians likely closer Jon Axford walked one and struck out two in a scoreless inning. Jay Bruce and Ryan Ludwick hit consecutive singles in the fourth off Josh Tomlin for two of the Reds three hits.Dodgers 5, White Sox 0GLENDALE, Ariz. Hyun-Jin Ryu allowed two hits over two innings in his first spring training start, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago White Sox 5-0. Ryu, 14-8 with a 3.00 ERA as a rookie last year, didnt have a walk or a strikeout, White Sox starter Chris Sale also made his exhibition season debut, striking out four in 2 2/3 scoreless innings, allowing one hit and walking none.Royals 11, Rangers 1SURPRISE, Ariz. James Shields pitched a perfect inning and Mike Moustakas drove in three runs as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Texas Rangers 11-1. Shields, who can become a free agent after this season, needed only 10 pitches to get three groundouts. Billy Butler was 3 for 3 with an RBI for the Royals, who had 16 hits, and Alex Gordon was 2 for 3 with a double and RBI.Mariners 12, Padres 1PEORIA, Ariz. James Paxton retired all six batters, Nick Franklin homered and the Seattle Mariners beat the San Diego Padres 12-1. With starter Taijuan Walker shut down for at least a week with shoulder inflammation and Hisashi Iwakuma yet to throw this spring because of a finger problem, the Mariners are leaning on Paxton to claim a rotation spot. The left-hander struck out Nick Hundley on a high fastball. Third baseman Willie Bloomquists two fine defensive plays helped Paxton in a 19-pitch outing. Franklin homered off Tim Stauffer in the third. Nate Tenbrink and James Jones also homered.Giants (ss) 4, Brewers 3SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. San Franciscos Madison Bumgarner allowed one hit in two scoreless innings in his first spring training outing as he prepares for a his first opening-day start, and a San Francisco Giants split squad defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3. Bumgarner, slated to pitch the opener at Arizona on March 31, struck out two and walked none. Milwaukees Yovani Gallardo, aiming for his fifth opening-day start, gave up an infield hit, struck out one and walked none.Rockies 11, Dbacks 0SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Franklin Morales pitched two shutout innings in his bid to return to the Colorado staff and the Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-0. The left-hander gave up a double to Matt Tuiasosopo, walked two and struck out one. He threw 36 pitches, including 21 strikes. Patrick Corbin, projected as the D-Backs No. 1 starter, pitched four innings, giving up two runs and four hits.Angels 15, Cubs 3TEMPE, Ariz. Mike Trout wasted little time in showing off his million-dollar swing. The young star hit a grand slam onto the berm by the left-field foul pole and drove in five runs in the Los Angeles Angels 15-3 win over the Chicago Cubs. Trout struck out in the first and hit an RBI single that capped a four-run second against Cubs starter Chris Rusin. He hit the grand slam against James McDonald in a nine-run fourth. Trout agreed Wednesday to a $1 million deal, a record for a one-year major league contract for a player not yet eligible for arbitration who wasnt coming to the big leagues from Japan or Cuba or wasnt required to have a larger amount because of the maximum-cut rule.As 7, Giants (ss) 6PHOENIX Derek Norris hit a tying, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics scored on a wild pitch in the ninth to beat the split-squad San Francisco Giants 7-6. Brandon Crawford and Hector Sanchez each drove in two runs and top pitching prospect Edwin Escobar threw two perfect innings with a strikeout for the Giants. Jarrod Parker, in line to be the As starter on opening day starter, lasted only 1 1/3 innings. He allowed six runs on five hits, a walk and a hit batter. Brandon Belt and Gary Brown each added two hits and drove in a run for the Giants. Stephen Vogt and Jed Lowrie drove in runs for the As.Astros 7, Braves 5KISSIMMEE Dexter Fowler had two RBIs in his Houston debut and Chris Carter added a runscoring double that helped the Astros beat the Atlanta Braves 7-5. Fowler was acquired from Colorado this offseason to play center field and bat leadoff. He put Houston up 2-1 in its spring training opener with a two-run single in the second inning that chased Braves starter Brandon Beachy. Associated PressTampa Bay Rays batter David DeJesus and Baltimore Orioles catcher Steve Clevenger watch a ball hit by DeJesus on Friday in Port Charlotte. Baltimore won 4-2. Keselowski to start on pole at Phoenix Associated PressBrad Keselowski holds the flag Friday after winning the pole for Sundays NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in Avondale, Ariz.
SCOREBOARDCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS AUTO RACING 11 a.m. (FS1) Sprint Cup: Phoenix practice 12 p.m. (FS1) Nationwide Series: Phoenix qualifying 2 p.m. (FS1) Sprint Cup: Phoenix final practice 3:45 p.m. (ABC) Nationwide Series: Blue Jeans Go Green 200 race 4 a.m. (ESPN2) Nationwide Series: Blue Jeans Go Green 200 race (Same-day Tape) SPRING TRAINING BASEBALL 10 a.m. (MLB) Pittsburgh Pirates at Toronto Blue Jays (Taped) 1 p.m. (MLB) Philadelphia Phillies at New York Yankees 4 p.m. (MLB) Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Seattle Mariners (Same-day Tape) 8 p.m. (MLB) Boston Red Sox at Minnesota Twins (Sameday Tape) 12 a.m. (MLB) Toronto Blue Jays at Baltimore Orioles (Same-day Tape) 3 a.m. (MLB) Los Angeles Dodgers at Milwaukee Brewers (Same-day Tape) MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 11 a.m. (ESPNU) Massachusetts at Dayton 12 p.m. (ABC) Miami at North Carolina State 12 p.m. (ESPN) Cincinnati at Connecticut 12 p.m. (ESPN2) Vanderbilt at Tennessee 1 p.m. (ESPNU) Northern Iowa at Indiana State 1:30 p.m. (MNT) Mississippi State at Missouri 2 p.m. (CBS) Louisville at Memphis 2 p.m. (ESPN) Missouri State at Wichita State 2 p.m. (ESPN2) Pittsburgh at Notre Dame 3 p.m. (ESPNU) Auburn at Alabama 3 p.m. (NBCSPT) Saint Josephs at St. Bonaventure 4 p.m. (CBS) LSU at Florida 4 p.m. (MNT) Georgia at Arkansas 4 p.m. (ESPN) Syracuse at Virginia 4 p.m. (ESPN2) Illinois at Michigan State 5 p.m. (ESPNU) Northwestern at Nebraska 5 p.m. (FS1) Creighton at Xavier 5 p.m. (FSNFL) Boston College at Wake Forest 5 p.m. (NBCSPT) La Salle at Fordham 6 p.m. (ESPN) Kentucky at South Carolina 6 p.m. (ESPN2) St. Louis at Virginia Commonwealth 7 p.m. (ESPNU) Iowa State at Kansas State 8 p.m. (ESPN2) UC Santa Barbara at UC Davis 9 p.m. (ESPN) Kansas at Oklahoma State 9 p.m. (ESPNU) Houston at Temple 10 p.m. (ESPN2) Gonzaga at St. Marys 11 p.m. (ESPNU) Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo at UC Irvine 1 a.m. (ESPNU) CIAA Tournament final: Teams TBA (Same-day Tape) WOMENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 12 p.m. (SUN) Texas-El Paso at Rice 3 p.m. (FS1) Creighton at Marquette NBA 7:30 p.m. (FSNFL, SUN) Orlando Magic at Miami Heat 7:30 p.m. (NBA) Washington Wizards at Philadelphia 76ers 10 p.m. (NBA) Denver Nuggets at Portland Trail Blazers BOXING 9:45 p.m. (HBO) Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Bryan Vera GOLF 5:30 a.m. (GOLF) European PGA Tour: Tshwane Open, Third Round 1 p.m. (GOLF) PGA Tour: Honda Classic, Third Round 3 p.m. (NBC) PGA Tour: Honda Classic, Third Round 3 p.m. (GOLF) PGA Tour: Honda Classic, Spotlight Coverage 10:30 p.m. (GOLF) LPGA Tour: HSBC Womens Champions, Final Round GYMNASTICS 1 p.m. (NBC) AT&T American Cup HOCKEY 1 p.m. (NHL) Washington Capitals at Boston Bruins 2 p.m. (FSNFL) Florida Panthers at Columbus Blue Jackets 3 p.m. (SUN) Tampa Bay Lightning at Dallas Stars 7 p.m. (NBCSPT) Penn State at Minnesota 8 p.m. (NBC) Pittsburgh Penguins at Chicago Blackhawks MOTORCYCLE RACING 7:30 p.m. (FS1) Monster Energy Supercross Indianapolis OUTDOORS 10 a.m. (ESPN2) Bassmaster Classic, Day 1 (Taped) SOCCER 10 a.m. (NBCSPT) English Premier League: Fulham vs. Chelsea 12:30 p.m. (NBCSPT) English Premier League: Southampton vs. Liverpool TENNIS 6 a.m. (TENNIS) ATP Brasil Open: Fourth Quarterfinal (Taped) 10 a.m. (TENNIS) ATP Dubai Duty Free Championships, Final 3 p.m. (TENNIS) ATP Brasil Open: First Semifinal (Same-day Tape) 5 p.m. (TENNIS) ATP Brasil Open: Second Semifinal (Same-day Tape) 10 p.m. (TENNIS) ATP Abierto Mexicano Telcel Final 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. Sprint Cup The Profit on CNBC 500 LineupAfter Friday qualifying; race Sunday At Phoenix International Raceway Avondale, Ariz. Lap length: 1 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 139.384. 2. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 139.265. 3. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 138.969. 4. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 138.35. 5. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 138.344. 6. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 138.339. 7. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 138.318. 8. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 138.318. 9. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 138.281. 10. (41) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 138.047. 11. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 137.889. 12. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 137.315. 13. (4) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 137.815. 14. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 137.81. 15. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 137.794. 16. (55) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 137.788. 17. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 137.741. 18. (13) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 137.588. 19. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 137.546. 20. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 137.483. 21. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 137.473. 22. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 137.347. 23. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 137.216. 24. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 137.2. 25. (47) A J Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 137.179. 26. (95) Michael McDowell, Ford, 137.065. 27. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 136.903. 28. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 136.867. 29. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 136.794. 30. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 136.789. 31. (26) Cole Whitt, Toyota, 136.726. 32. (33) Brian Scott, Chevrolet, 136.721. 33. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 136.545. 34. (83) Ryan Truex, Toyota, 135.875. 35. (23) Alex Bowman, Toyota, 135.614. 36. (30) Parker Kligerman, Toyota, 135.384. 37. (35) Blake Koch, Ford, Owner Points. 38. (66) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, Owner Points. 39. (36) Reed Sorenson, Chevy, Owner Points. 40. (32) Travis Kvapil, Ford, Owner Points. 41. (7) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, Owner Points. 42. (87) M. Shepherd, Toyota, Owner Points. 43. (51) Justin Allgaier, Chevy, Owner Points. Failed to Qualify 44. (98) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, 135.287. 45. (40) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 135.115. 46. (77) Dave Blaney, Ford, 134.238.NBA standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division WLPctGB Toronto3226.552 Brooklyn2729.4824 New York2138.35611 Boston2039.33912 Philadelphia1543.25917 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami 4114.745 Washington3028.51712 Charlotte2731.46615 Atlanta 2631.45616 Orlando1842.30025 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana 4413.772 Chicago3226.55212 Cleveland2436.40021 Detroit 2335.39721 Milwaukee1146.19333 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio4216.724 Houston3919.6723 Dallas 3624.6007 Memphis3225.5619 New Orleans2334.40418 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City4415.746 Portland4018.6903 Minnesota2829.49115 Denver 2532.43918 Utah 2137.36222 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers4020.667 Golden State3623.6103 Phoenix3324.5795 Sacramento2037.35118 L.A. Lakers1939.32820 Fridays Games Cleveland 99, Utah 79 Oklahoma City 113, Memphis 107 Golden State 126, New York 103 Chicago 100, Dallas 91 San Antonio 92, Charlotte 82 Sacramento at L.A. Lakers, late New Orleans at Phoenix, late Todays Games Washington at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m. Orlando at Miami, 7:30 p.m. Detroit at Houston, 8 p.m. Indiana at Boston, 8 p.m. Brooklyn at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m. Cleveland at Memphis, 9 p.m. Denver at Portland, 10 p.m. Minnesota at Sacramento, 10 p.m. New Orleans at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. Sundays Games New York at Chicago, 1 p.m. Golden State at Toronto, 4 p.m. Philadelphia at Orlando, 6 p.m. Utah at Indiana, 6 p.m. Charlotte at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. Dallas at San Antonio, 7 p.m. Atlanta at Phoenix, 8 p.m.NHL standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Boston583716579180130 Montreal613321773155149 Tampa Bay593321571170148 Toronto613222771182187 Detroit6028201268159165 Ottawa6026231163170197 Florida592230751143188 Buffalo601834844122180 Metropolitan Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh594015484191144 N.Y. Rangers603324369157147 Philadelphia603024666165174 Washington602823965176179 Columbus592925563172166 New Jersey6025221363140148 Carolina592624961147165 N.Y. Islanders612330854169204 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA St. Louis583913684196136 Chicago6135121484208165 Colorado593717579178159 Minnesota603221771148147 Dallas 5928211066168165 Winnipeg612926664171177 Nashville6026241062149182 Pacific Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim604114587196147 San Jose613817682184149 Los Angeles613322672147132 Phoenix5927211165165172 Vancouver612824965147160 Calgary 592230751137181 Edmonton612034747153202 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overMLB Spring TrainingAMERICAN LEAGUE WLPct Baltimore 101.000 Houston 101.000 Los Angeles 101.000 Minnesota 101.000 Seattle 201.000 Toronto 301.000 Cleveland 21.667 Oakland 21.667 Detroit 22.500 Kansas City 11.500 Texas 11.500 New York 12.333 Boston 01.000 Chicago 01.000 Tampa Bay 01.000 NATIONAL LEAGUE WLPct Colorado 101.000 Miami 101.000 Washington 101.000 Los Angeles 21.667 Pittsburgh 21.667 Arizona 22.500 Milwaukee 11.500 Cincinnati 12.333 Philadelphia 12.333 San Francisco 12.333 Atlanta 03.000 Chicago 02.000 New York 01.000 San Diego 02.000 St. Louis 01.000 NOTE: Split-squad games count in the standings; games against non-major league teams do not. Fridays Games Toronto 4, Pittsburgh 2 Minnesota 8, Boston 2 N.Y. Yankees 7, Detroit (ss) 4 Philadelphia 10, Detroit (ss) 6 Baltimore 4, Tampa Bay 2 Miami 5, St. Louis 4 Washington 5, N.Y. Mets 4 San Francisco (ss) 4, Milwaukee 3 Cleveland 4, Cincinnati 0 Oakland 7, San Francisco (ss) 6 Kansas City 11, Texas 1 L.A. Dodgers 5, Chicago White Sox 0 Seattle 12, San Diego 1 L.A. Angels 15, Chicago Cubs 3 Colorado 11, Arizona 0 Houston 7, Atlanta 5 Todays Games Atlanta vs. Washington at Viera, 1:05 p.m. Toronto vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 1:05 p.m. St. Louis vs. Miami (ss) at Jupiter, 1:05 p.m. Philadelphia vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 1:05 p.m. Boston vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 1:05 p.m. Houston vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05 p.m. Tampa Bay vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 1:05 p.m. Miami (ss) vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, 1:10 p.m. Texas vs. Oakland at Phoenix, 3:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 3:05 p.m. L.A. Angels vs. Seattle at Peoria, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Colorado vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Cleveland vs. Chicago White Sox at Glendale, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. San Francisco vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. San Diego vs. Kansas City at Surprise, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Milwaukee vs. Arizona at Scottsdale, Ariz., 3:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs vs. Arizona at Scottsdale, Ariz., 9:10 p.m. Sundays Games Atlanta (ss) vs. Houston at Kissimmee, 1:05 p.m. Detroit vs. Atlanta (ss) at Kissimmee, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees vs. Toronto at Dunedin, 1:05 p.m. Baltimore vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 1:05 p.m. Minnesota vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05 p.m. Miami vs. Washington at Viera, 1:05 p.m. Pittsburgh vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05 p.m. Kansas City vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Cincinnati vs. San Diego (ss) at Peoria, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Oakland vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Seattle vs. Cleveland at Goodyear, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. San Diego (ss) vs. L.A. Dodgers at Glendale, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox vs. Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Arizona vs. San Francisco at Scottsdale, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Milwaukee vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 3:10 p.m. BASEBALL American League MINNESOTA TWINS Agreed to terms with LHP Logan Darnell, RHP Samuel Deduno, LHP Scott Diamond, RHP Casey Fien, RHP Kyle Gibson, LHP Edgar Ibarra, LHP Kris Johnson, RHP Trevor May, RHP Ryan Pressly, LHP Brooks Raley, LHP Caleb Thielbar, RHP Michael Tonkin, RHP Vance Worley, C Chris Herrmann, C Josmil Pinto, INF Chris Colabello, INF Brian Dozier, INF Eduardo Escobar, INF Pedro Florimon, INF Jorge Polanco, INF Danny Santana, INF Kennys Vargas, OF Oswaldo Arcia, OF Aaron Hicks, OF Max Kepler, OF Chris Parmelee and OF Alex Presley on oneyear contracts. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS Signed F Danny Granger. FOOTBALL National Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS Released LB Jasper Brinkley. Fired strength and conditioning coach John Lott. BALTIMORE RAVENS Agreed to terms with TE Dennis Pitta on a five-year contract. CAROLINA PANTHERS Placed the franchise tag on DE Greg Hardy. Re-signed K Graham Gano to a four-year contract. CHICAGO BEARS Signed CB Kelvin Hayden to a one-year contract. DALLAS COWBOYS Released DE Everette Brown, G Ray Dominguez, DT Corvey Irvin and G Jeff Olson. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS Released S Steve Gregory. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS Placed the franchise tag on WR Jimmy Graham. NEW YORK JETS Placed the franchise tag on K Nick Folk. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES Agreed to terms with WR Jeremy Maclin on a one-year contract. OAKLAND RAIDERS Re-signed G-OT Khalif Barnes. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS Released DE Red Bryant and WR Sidney Rice. TENNESSEE TITANS Agreed to terms with RB Jackie Battle on a one-year contract. HOCKEY National Hockey League BUFFALO SABRES Traded G Ryan Miller and C Steve Ott to St. Louis for G Jaroslav Halak, F Chris Stewart, F William Carrier, a 2015 first-round pick and a 2016 third-round pick. DALLAS STARS Signed F Colton Sceviour to a two-year contract through the 2015-16 season. NEW YORK RANGERS Agreed to terms with D Dan Girardi on a multiyear contract extension. OTTAWA SENATORS Reassigned G Andrew Hammond to Binghamton (AHL). WASHINGTON CAPITALS Reassigned D Julien Brouillette to Hershey (AHL). Recalled C Casey Wellman from Hershey. time loss. Fridays Games Buffalo 4, San Jose 2 Phoenix at Colorado, late Minnesota at Vancouver, late St. Louis at Anaheim, late Todays Games Washington at Boston, 1 p.m. New Jersey at N.Y. Islanders, 1 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Florida at Columbus, 2 p.m. Winnipeg at Nashville, 3 p.m. Tampa Bay at Dallas, 3 p.m. Carolina at Los Angeles, 4 p.m. Toronto at Montreal, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh vs. Chicago at Chicago, IL, 8 p.m. Calgary at Edmonton, 10 p.m. Sundays Games Philadelphia at Washington, 12:30 p.m. San Jose at New Jersey, 3 p.m. Florida at N.Y. Islanders, 3 p.m. Ottawa vs. Vancouver at Vancouver, British Columbia, 4 p.m. Boston at N.Y. 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Hard-throwing lefty Austin Bogart struck out three and allowed a walk and a single to fellow center fielder Bobby Langley in closing out the game for Citrus in the seventh. One night after Canes senior Chad Dawson no-hit Hernando, CHS coach Brady Bogart commended his teams pitching, but noted his groups persistent struggles at the plate and in the field, where it committed three errors on the night. Our team didnt come focused, Bogart said, so we kicked them off during pre-game. We got very fortunate tonight based on the first inning. Thank goodness our pitchings doing a good job. Good for Alex. He and Austin (shoulder) didnt have their best stuff. Were still looking for nine quality hitters, Bogart added. Alex Barbees pinch-hit RBI single and a couple of sacrifice bunts from Ben Wright and Tristan Gompers were big for us. Senior first baseman Jacob Schenck (double, walk) and junior second baseman Ashton Honeggar each had a pair of hits for LHS, which picked up wins over Weeki Wachee and Hudson this week before dropping to 2-5 (0-1 in district) Friday. The Panthers run shortage was as much about timing as anything. They reached base at least once every inning, but couldnt assemble a rally that would generate more dividends. We couldnt seem to get em going when we had runners on, Logue said. Thats a clutch thing. Its tough. Some of our guys in those situations were striking out looking and not coming up ready to hit. Its a mind frame that you cant coach. Theyve just got to get it somehow. Meanwhile, Atkinson stayed ahead of hitters while enjoying a three-run cushion. I felt like I just had to pitch to the batter and let my defense do the work, Atkinson said. I still need to work on my curveball, but overall I felt good with my pitches. Citrus doesnt play again until next Friday, when it travels to Dunnellon for another 5A-6 matchup. Lecanto plays at home Tuesday against Hudson at 6:30 p.m. first, (Lecanto) only scored one run. It didnt take errors to get the Panthers runs in the second. With two out, a single by Jordan Martin followed by back-to-back, runscoring doubles by Paige Richards and Amber Hopkins made it 3-0, and an error on a Richards ground ball to shortstop delivered another run in the fourth to make it 4-0. Citrus started to chip away at the lead with two runs in the bottom half of the fourth, a pair of Lecanto errors letting the first run score and a triple by Josey getting the second in to make it 4-2. Each team scored a run in the sixth, Richards powering a triple to right field and scoring on an errant throw to third for Lecantos run and an RBI single by Lawler bringing in one for Citrus. Lecanto answered by scoring twice in the top of the seventh, with a pair of freshmen Madison Kofman and Rebecca Schuler each knocking in a run with a hit, making it 7-3. Hopkins and Richards led the Lecanto attack, Hopkins getting three hits and one run batted in and Richards collecting a double and a triple with one RBI. Kelsie Lilley also had two hits and an RBI. Josey was the top producer at the plate for Citrus with a double, triple and three RBIs. Alyssa Nathan and Ferreira also had two hits and an RBI apiece. Martin got the win in relief of Kelly Abramowich, pitching the final three innings and giving up three runs (two earned) on seven hits. Yant took the loss for Lecanto. Rogers labored through the last four frames for Crystal River in relief, giving up five runs on 10 hits, with five strikeouts and two walks on 84 pitches. The Tigers grabbed the lead in the fourth, as Bo Dewitz (3 for 4, two doubles, three runs) singled to start the inning. Dewitz moved up to second on a passed ball, and Lyle Savage drove him in with a line drive basehit to left, making it 3-2, Dunnellon. Quinn Roosens bloop single to right field in the fifth inning plated Dewitz to make it 4-2, who led off that frame with a double high off the wall in left. Roosen went 2-for-4 with two RBI and Savage was 2-for-3 with two RBI and a walk. Meanwhile, the Pirate bats quieted since Humphreys two-run double, mustering just two hits over the final six innings. Rogers brought Crystal River to within 4-3 with an RBI single in the sixth, but Dunnellon tacked on three more runsin the seventh beforeMills pitched the final inning to close it out for the Tigers. Dunnellon starter Donte White cruised after the first inning, going five frames while surrendering two runs on four hits and two walks. As far as adjusting at the plate against him, we didnt do too well as a team, Stack said. It just wasnt our night. I feel like were a better baseball team than that. All the way around, the whole team made mistakes tonight, players and coaches. The Pirates will try to right the ship Tuesday when they host Faith Baptist for a 6:30 p.m. start. CANESContinued from Page B1 CRContinued from Page B1 STUNNINGContinued from Page B1
B4SATURDAY, MARCH1, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESPORTS Currys triple-double helps Warriors rout Knicks Durant pours in 37 as OKC tops Memphis Associated PressNEW YORK Stephen Curry had 27 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists in three quarters, Klay Thompson added 25 points, and the Golden State Warriors sent the frustrated New York Knicks to a fifth straight loss with a 126-103 victory Friday night. Returning to the site of his sensational shooting performance of a year ago, when he scored a careerhigh 54 points on 11-of-13 shooting from 3-point range, Curry showed off his entire skill set in this one. The NBAs assists leader made five 3-pointers, as did backcourt mate Thompson. The 6-foot-3 All-Star also grabbed nine defensive rebounds in his fourth career tripledouble and third this season, bouncing back from a season low-tying five points on 2-of-10 shooting Wednesday in a 103-83 loss to Chicago. Carmelo Anthony had 23 points and 16 rebounds for the Knicks.Cavaliers 99, Jazz 79CLEVELAND Kyrie Irving recorded his first career tripledouble with 21 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 99-79 win over the Utah Jazz. The All-Star Game MVP was two rebounds shy of the mark going into the fourth quarter, but grabbed his ninth rebound early in the period and pulled down his 10th with 4:12 to go. A young fan wearing a stocking cap raced on the floor and patted Irving on the shoulder midway through the fourth quarter, but was quickly subdued by several policemen and security guards. The fan was wrestled to the floor and led away in handcuffs. Luol Deng scored 16 points as the Cavaliers placed five players in double figures. Gordon Hayward scored 18 points for Utah, which began a six-game road trip.Thunder 113, Grizzlies 107OKLAHOMA CITY Kevin Durant scored 30 of his 37 points in the second half to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Memphis Grizzlies 113-107. Russell Westbrook had 21 points and six assists in 28 minutes, Serge Ibaka had 16 points and nine rebounds and Reggie Jackson added 14 points for the Thunder, who snapped a three-game losing streak. The Thunder had lost every game since Westbrook returned from his latest knee surgery. Mike Miller scored all 19 of his points in the fourth quarter to help Memphis nearly erase a 16-point deficit heading into the period. Marc Gasol had 17 points and Zach Randolph added 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Grizzlies, who had won five of six.Spurs 92, Bobcats 82SAN ANTONIO Tim Duncan had 17 points and 16 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs overcame a sluggish start to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 92-82. Manu Ginobili scored 15 points, Marco Belinelli and Patty Mills added 14 each and Kawhi Leonard had 12 for San Antonio (42-16). Al Jefferson scored 20 points and former Spurs guard Gary Neal added 15 for Charlotte. Gerald Henderson had 12 and Kemba Walker 11. There were three ties and two lead changes in the final 7 minutes as San Antonio celebrated Military Appreciation Night with camouflage uniforms.Bulls 100, Mavericks 91DALLAS Taj Gibson had 20 points and 15 rebounds, Mike Dunleavy hit a go-ahead 3-pointer and the Chicago Bulls overtook the Dallas Mavericks in the fourth quarter of a 100-91 victory. The Mavericks led by 16 in the first half and had erased a six-point Chicago edge when Dunleavy put the Bulls back in front and started a 10-0 run with a 3-pointer for an 87-85 lead. Jimmy Butler had 19 points, seven rebounds and a big block during the decisive spurt, and Kirk Hinrich scored 17. Dunleavy finished with 17 points and eight rebounds, shooting 4 of 7 from long range. Monta Ellis scored 20 to the lead the Mavericks. Associated PressGolden States Stephen Curry drives past New York Knick Tyson Chandler during the second half Friday in New York. Different directions McIlroy soars, and Woods nearly misses the cut Associated PressPALM BEACH GARDENS Golf is starting to feel easy again for Rory McIlroy, who bounced back from a sloppy start Friday in the Honda Classic for a 4-under 66 that gave him his first 36-hole lead on the PGA Tour in 18 months. Tiger Woods is making it look hard. McIlroy recovered from two early bogeys by running off six birdies in a 10-hole stretch. He looked solid from tee-to-green, hit putts with growing confidence and wound up with a oneshot lead over Brendon de Jonge. McIlroy was at 11-under 129. Woods was over the cut line after scrambling for a bogey on the 11th hole and wound up with a 69 to make the cut on the number. Because 79 players made the cut, there will be another cut to top 70 and ties on Saturday. Woods missed the 54-hole cut the last time he played on the PGA Tour at Torrey Pines. And at least hes still playing the weekend. That wasnt the case for Phil Mickelson. Playing the Honda Classic for the first time in 12 years, he had a 71 to miss the cut. So did Henrik Stenson, the No. 3 player in the world, with rounds of 73-76. McIlroy knew the feeling a year ago, when he took a steep fall from No. 1 in the world while changing equipment and trying to live up to high expectations, leading to his snap decision to walk off the course after 26 holes last year at the Honda Classic. A growing gallery in warm sunshine at PGA National saw a familiar game the McIlroy who won the Honda Classic two years ago. De Jonge shot 64. Russell Henley had a 68 and was three shots behind. Russell Knox of Scotland had the low round Friday at 63 and was four shots back along with Lee Westwood (65).HSBC Womens ChampionsSINGAPORE Australias Karrie Webb opened a twostroke lead in the HSBC Womens Champions, shooting a 3-under 69 to reach 9 under on Sentosas Serapong Course. The 39-year-old Hall of Famer won the Womens Australian Open two weeks ago for her 40th LPGA Tour career. She won the 2011 event at Tanah Merah. Angela Stanford, the 2012 winner at Tanah Merah, was second after a 69. Taiwans Teresa Lu was 6 under after a 70. Swedens Anna Nordqvist, the LPGA Thailand winner last week, had a 67 to top the group at 4 under.Tshwane OpenCENTURION, South Africa Englands Ross Fisher had an eagle-birdie-birdie-par finish to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Tshwane Open. Fisher had a 7-under 65 at Copperleaf to reach 13 under. He eagled the par-5 15th with a curling 40-footer. Denmarks Morten Orum Madsen, the South African Open winner, was second after a 65.Honda ClassicFriday, At PGA National Resort and Spa, The Champion, Palm Beach Gardens, Purse: $6 million, Yardage: 7,140, Par 70, Second Round: Rory McIlroy63-66 129-11 Brendon de Jonge66-64 130-10 Russell Henley64-68 132-8 Lee Westwood68-65 133-7 Russell Knox 70-63 133-7 Jamie Donaldson65-69 134-6 Ryan Palmer 68-66 134-6 William McGirt65-69 134-6 Daniel Summerhays70-65 135-5 Chris Stroud 69-66 135-5 Boo Weekley 68-67 135-5 John Senden72-63 135-5 Thomas Bjorn69-66 135-5 Luke Donald 67-68 135-5 Derek Ernst 66-69 135-5 Will MacKenzie67-68 135-5 Brendan Steele69-66 135-5 Jason Kokrak70-66 136-4 Jhonattan Vegas70-66 136-4 Mark Wilson 67-69 136-4 Chris Kirk 69-67 136-4 Rory Sabbatini65-71 136-4 David Lingmerth69-68 137-3 Adam Scott 68-69 137-3 Stewart Cink 69-68 137-3 Graeme McDowell70-67 137-3 George McNeill70-67 137-3 David Hearn 67-70 137-3 Billy Hurley III70-67 137-3 Jamie Lovemark69-68 137-3 Ben Crane 69-68 137-3 Zach Johnson67-70 137-3 Keegan Bradley69-68 137-3 Ted Potter, Jr.71-66 137-3 Seung-Yul Noh69-68 137-3 Troy Merritt 68-69 137-3 Brice Garnett66-71 137-3 Nicholas Thompson68-70 138-2 Josh Teater 70-68 138-2 Erik Compton70-68 138-2 Tyrone Van Aswegen67-71 138-2 Rickie Fowler69-69 138-2 Trevor Immelman69-69 138-2 Cameron Tringale69-69 138-2 Matteo Manassero67-71 138-2 Derek Fathauer67-71 138-2 Andres Romero70-68 138-2 Patrick Reed 71-67 138-2 Stuart Appleby69-69 138-2 Freddie Jacobson69-69 138-2 Hudson Swafford67-71 138-2 Heath Slocum71-68 139-1 D.A. Points 70-69 139-1 Ken Duke 68-71 139-1 Y.E. Yang 71-68 139-1 Mark Calcavecchia69-70 139-1 Matt Every 66-73 139-1 Chesson Hadley73-66 139-1 Brooks Koepka71-68 139-1 Camilo Villegas71-68 139-1 Martin Flores69-70 139-1 Carl Pettersson72-67 139-1 Brian Harman67-72 139-1 James Driscoll68-71 139-1 Tim Wilkinson70-69 139-1 Charlie Wi 69-71 140E Gonzalo Fdez-Castano71-69 140E Scott Brown 71-69 140E Nick Watney 71-69 140E Charles Howell III72-68 140E Davis Love III69-71 140E Justin Hicks 70-70 140E Paul Casey 72-68 140E Brian Stuard 72-68 140E Vijay Singh 69-71 140E Sergio Garcia72-68 140E Tiger Woods 71-69 140E Luke Guthrie 67-73 140E Jeff Overton 69-71 140E Failed to make the cut Angel Cabrera69-72 141+1 Phil Mickelson70-71 141+1 Matt Jones 73-68 141+1 Ricky Barnes70-71 141+1 Jason Allred 75-66 141+1 Morgan Hoffmann71-70 141+1 Harrison Frazar70-71 141+1 Scott Langley70-71 141+1 Spencer Levin71-71 142+2 Chad Collins 72-70 142+2 Mike Weir 72-70 142+2 Robert Allenby70-72 142+2 Sean OHair 72-70 142+2 Jason Millard71-71 142+2 Mark Silvers 75-67 142+2 Bo Van Pelt 73-69 142+2 Jason Bohn 70-72 142+2 Thorbjorn Olesen70-72 142+2 Martin Kaymer72-70 142+2 Tim Clark 72-70 142+2 Tommy Gainey66-76 142+2 Lucas Glover69-73 142+2 Greg Chalmers72-70 142+2 Brendon Todd71-71 142+2 Padraig Harrington68-74 142+2 Stephen Gallacher72-71 143+3 John Peterson75-68 143+3 Jeff Maggert 71-72 143+3 Kenny Perry 69-74 143+3 Robert Garrigus73-71 144+4 Steven Bowditch71-73 144+4 David Lynn 69-75 144+4 Jerry Kelly 71-73 144+4 Charlie Beljan72-72 144+4 Johnson Wagner72-72 144+4 J.J. Henry 76-68 144+4 Woody Austin70-74 144+4 Jose Coceres72-72 144+4 Tim Herron 72-72 144+4 Peter Uihlein 73-71 144+4 Retief Goosen72-73 145+5 Michael Thompson74-71 145+5 Peter Hanson73-72 145+5 Brian Davis 74-71 145+5 Kyle Stanley 71-74 145+5 Roberto Castro73-72 145+5 Billy Horschel73-73 146+6 Jim Renner 72-74 146+6 John Rollins 71-75 146+6 Ryo Ishikawa76-70 146+6 J.B. Holmes 70-76 146+6 James Hahn 69-77 146+6 Charl Schwartzel74-73 147+7 Geoff Ogilvy 71-76 147+7 Stephen Ames73-75 148+8 Briny Baird 79-70 149+9 Henrik Stenson73-76 149+9 John Merrick 73-77 150+10 Jesper Parnevik76-75 151+11 Alan Morin 70-81 151+11 Ben Curtis 73-79 152+12 Troy Matteson75-78 153+13 Darren Clarke77-78 155+15 Hideki Matsuyama 70-WD D.H. Lee 72-WDHSBC Womens ChampionsFriday, At Sentosa Golf Club (Serapong Course), Singapore, Purse: $1.4 million, Yardage: 6,611, Par: 72, Second Round, a-amateur: Karrie Webb66-69 135-9 Angela Stanford68-69 137-7 Teresa Lu 68-70 138-6 Anna Nordqvist73-67 140-4 Morgan Pressel71-69 140-4 Danielle Kang70-70 140-4 Paula Creamer67-73 140-4 Caroline Hedwall67-73 140-4 Nicole Castrale73-68 141-3 Na Yeon Choi71-70 141-3 Suzann Pettersen71-70 141-3 Azahara Munoz69-72 141-3 Ha Na Jang73-69 142-2 Lydia Ko 73-69 142-2 Brittany Lincicome71-71 142-2 So Yeon Ryu71-71 142-2 Lexi Thompson71-71 142-2 Inbee Park 70-72 142-2 Hee Kyung Seo76-67 143-1 Moriya Jutanugarn71-72 143-1 Amy Yang 70-73 143-1 Jiyai Shin 74-70 144E Chella Choi73-71 144E Yani Tseng 73-71 144E Alison Walshe73-71 144E Michelle Wie73-71 144E Shanshan Feng72-72 144E Karine Icher72-72 144E Jenny Shin 72-72 144E Eun-Hee Ji 71-73 144E Jaye Marie Green75-70 145+1 Cristie Kerr 72-73 145+1 Sun Young Yoo72-73 145+1 Gerina Piller70-75 145+1 Katherine Kirk75-71 146+2 Se Ri Pak 75-71 146+2 Meena Lee 74-72 146+2 Carlota Ciganda73-73 146+2 Haeji Kang 76-71 147+3 Stacy Lewis75-72 147+3 Candie Kung74-73 147+3 Brittany Lang73-74 147+3 Julieta Granada72-75 147+3 Mika Miyazato75-73 148+4 Ayako Uehara75-73 148+4 Pornanong Phatlum73-75 148+4 Ilhee Lee 76-73 149+5 Irene Coe 75-74 149+5 Xiyu Lin 75-74 149+5 Hee Young Park75-74 149+5 Caroline Masson70-79 149+5 Ai Miyazato 75-75 150+6 Catriona Matthew73-77 150+6 Sandra Gal 75-76 151+7 Mina Harigae75-76 151+7 Lizette Salas75-76 151+7 Jodi Ewart Shadoff77-75 152+8 Mo Martin 74-79 153+9 Jennifer Johnson72-81 153+9 Giulia Sergas78-76 154+10 Jessica Korda75-79 154+10 a-Amanda Tan79-81 160+16 Beatriz Recari 77-WD Associated PressRory McIlroy chips onto the 10th green Friday during the second round of the Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens. SPORTS BRIEFSWarriors softball snags big winThe Seven Rivers Christian School softball team earned an 11-0 victory at Gainesville Santa Fe Catholic on Friday night. Offensively, Alexis King (3 for 4, three runs, RBI), Tessa Kacer ( 2 for 4, two runs, three RBIs) and Delaney Byers (3 for 3, two runs, four RBIs) paced the Warriors. From the pitchers circle, Byers struck out seven and yielded just two hits in five innings for the victory. Seven Rivers (4-0) hosts Citrus at Bicentennial Park in Crystal River at 6 p.m. Monday.Hours after big trade, Sabres beat Sharks 4-2BUFFALO, N.Y. Jhonas Enroth made 36 saves as the Buffalo Sabres beat the San Jose Sharks 4-2 on Friday night, a few hours after they traded goalie Ryan Miller and captain Steve Ott. Cody Hodgson, Brian Flynn, Matt Moulson and Tyler Myers scored for Buffalo, while Enroth played well in the absence of Miller, who was dealt to St. Louis along with Ott before warmups. James Sheppard and Patrick Marleau scored for San Jose.NFL salary cap set at record $133 millionNEW YORK The NFLs salary cap for this season has been set at $133 million, the highest amount in league history. Each team must be compliant with the cap number by March 11, when the leagues free agency period begins. The cap amount announced Friday, which applies to active players salaries, is up from $123 million last season.WAC suspends two players for postgame brawlNew Mexico State junior guard K.C. Ross-Miller has been suspended two games and senior forward Renaldo Dixon will miss one for violating the Western Athletic Conferences sportsmanship rules in a postgame brawl at Utah Valley. Ross-Miller hurled the ball at Utah Valleys Holton Hunsaker seconds after the Wolverines 66-61 victory Thursday night.From staff and wire reports
AUTORACINGCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESATURDAY, MARCH1, 2014 B5 2014 Citrus County Speedway scheduleMarch 1st Non-Winged Sprint Cars, Champ Karts, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. 8th Sportsman, Pro F-8, Modifieds, Street Stock, Mod Mini-stock, Pure Stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. 15-29th CLOSED FOR FAIR. April 5th Race #1 Modified Mini Fab 4 Series 50, Non-winged Sprint Cars, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Mini-stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie, Cars of Yesteryear. 12th Joey Coulter Florida Pro-Truck Series 50, Pure Stock 50, Sportsman, Pro F-8, MiniStock. 19th Legends, Bandoleros, Modifieds, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie, Pure/Street Stock F-8 Easter Egg Hunt for the Kids. 26th Race #2 Sportsman 6 Pack Series 50, Super Late Model 50, Street Stock, Mini-stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. May 3rd Race #2 Modified 6 Pack Series 50, NonWinged Sprints Cars, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie, Pure/Street Stock F-8. 10th Moms just $8 Race #2 Modified Mini Fab 4 Series 50, Street Stock 50, Pro F-8, DAARA Antiques, Mini-stock, Pure Stock. 17th Active Military FREE with ID Mini-stock 50, Modifieds, Legends, Bandos, Sportsman, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie, Fan Racing. 24th Super Late Model 50, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie, Pure/Street Stock F-8. 31st Race #3 Sportsman 6 Pack Series 50, Modifieds, Street Stock, Mod Mini-stock, Pure Stock, Mini-stock June 7th Fathers Just $8 Non Winged Sprint Cars, Sportsman, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Mini-stock, Pure/Street Stock F-8, Cars of Yesteryear. 14th Super Late Model 100, Pro F-8, Champ Karts, Mod Mini-stock, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. 21st Race #3 Modified 6 Pack Series 50, Sportsman, Legends, Bandos, Street Stock, Mini-stock, Pure Stock, POWDER PUFF. 28th Joey Coulter Florida Pro-Truck Series 50, Street Stock, Mod Mini-stock, Mini-stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. July 5th Non Winged Sprint Cars, Pure stock 50, Street Stock, Mini-stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. 12th Race #4 Sportman 6 Pack Series 50, Pro F-8, Modifieds, Mod Mini-stock, Mini-stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. 19th Super Late Model 50, Legends, Bandoleros, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Mini-stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. 26th Summer Meltdown Night TBA Sportsman, Street Stock, Mod Mini-stock, Pure Stock, Mini-stock, Pure/Street Stock F-8. August 2nd Race #4 Modified 6 Pack Series 50, Nonwinged Sprint cars, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie, Pure/Street Stock F-8. 9th Super Late Model 50, Pro F-8, DAARA Antiques, Sportsman, Street Stock, Mod Mini-stock, Mini-stock. 16th Mini-stock 50, Modifieds, Legends, Bandos, Pure Stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. 23rd Race #5 Sportsman 6 Pack Series 50, Modifieds, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Mini-stock, Pure/Street Stock F-8, POWDER PUFF. 30th Super Late Model 50, Race # 3 Mod Mini Fab 4 Series 50, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Ministock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie September Back to School Special Weekend 5th Street Stock, Pure Stock, Mini-stock, POWDER PUFF, Flag Pole Race, Boat & Trailer Race, Pure/Street Stock F-8, Suit Case Race. 6th Race #5 Modified 6 Pack Series 50, NonWinged Sprints, (Sportsman, Mod Mini-stock Double Points ) (Hornet Pro Double Points), Hornet Rookie. 13th Joey Coulter Florida Pro-Truck Series 50, Street Stock, Pro F-8, Champ Karts, Pure Stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. 20th Race # 6 Sportsman 6 Pack Currys Roofing 100 Series, Modifieds, Legends, Bandos, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Mini-stock. 27th Super Late Model 50, Race #3 Mod Mini Fab 4 Series 50, Pure Stock, Mini-stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie. October 4th Race #6 Modified 6 Pack Series, NonWinged Sprints, Street Stock, Mini-stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie, Pure Stocks, Pure/Street Stock F-8. 11th Jack Smith Memorial Late Model 100 Race, Pro F-8, Sportsman, Mod Mini-stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie, Fan Participation Racing. 18th TBARA Frank Riddle Memorial Winged Sprints, DAARA, Champ Karts, Legends, Bandos, Street Stock, Pure Stock, (Pure/Street Stock F-8 FINAL POINTS RACE). 25th Trick or Treat Night for the Kids Streetstock 57 Lap Stromquist Memorial, Pure Stock, (Modifieds, Pro F-8 FINAL POINTS NIGHT), Mod Mini-stock. Halloween Car Decorating Contest, Kids Costume Contests! November 1st (Non-Winged Sprint Cars, Sportsman FINAL POINTS NIGHT), Street Stock, Pure Stock, Mini-stock, Hornet Pro, Hornet Rookie, POWDER PUFF. 8th Veterans Night FREE With ID Race #4 Mod Mini Fab 4 Series 100 Laps, Super Late Model 50, Pro F-8, Street Stock, Mini-stock, (Hornet Pro FINAL POINTS NIGHT), Hornet Rookie 2nd Annual State Championship Weekend 14th Modified Mini-stock State Championship 50, Street Stock End of the Season Championship 25 Pure Stock End of the Season Championship 25, Mini-stock end of the Season Championship 25, Intermingled Practices for Trucks, Modifieds, Sportsman, Late Models. 15th Joey Coulter Florida Pro-Truck Series 75 / State Chanpionship Modifieds State Championship 50 Sportsman State Championship 50, Late Model State Championship 50, Champ Karts Triple Crown Race 25 laps Sprint Car series back at track SEANARNOLD CorrespondentThe popular NonWinged Sprint Car series makes its monthly visit to the Citrus County Speedway tonight, joining Street Stocks, Pure Stocks, Hornets, fan participation racing and the South East Champ Kart Series in Inverness. During intermission, sprint drivers will participate in an autograph session on the front stretch of the track, in front of the grandstand. Their feature is scheduled to go 30 laps. The class is hosted by Citrus the first Saturday of each month of the season, and attracted 26 drivers on its first Citrus visit. Aaron Pierce, down from his hometown of Indianapolis, prevailed in that nights feature against stiff competition from Tampas Joey Agvilar and Mickey Kempgens, as well as second-place finisher Jimmy Alvis Sr., of Seffner. Inverness Herb Neumann Jr. (No. 81) and Steven Bradley (No. 7) represented Citrus County in the group, but failed to muster a top-10 finish on that opening night. Neumann, a 30-year veteran in stock cars, continues to expand his racing palette after winning dual championships in Open Wheel Modifieds and Late Models a season ago. If last weeks Street Stock feature was any indication, a compelling season-long rivalry between Inverness Curtis Flanagan and Floral Citys Tim Wilson may be brewing, as each have a feature and heat win after a pair of events. Flanagan, a four-time points champion, won his 25th feature since the beginning of 2012 in the opener, only to watch Wilson lead from the first lap in pulling within three points of Flanagan in the standings with the victory. The Pure Stock divisions car count has been strongest among local classes, making for a strong mix of capable drivers. Last Saturday, 2013 champ Jason Waller took his heat and the feature on his first night of the year. Bronsons Larry Welter Sr. scored a feature win on the divisions opening night, while Karlin Ray, the class-leader most of last season, and Mike Autenrieth each have a heat win and a second-place feature finish. With a pair of feature and heat wins, Wesley Chapels Raymond Vann has dominated the Pro Hornet Division in two events this season. The Champ Kart Series open its season tonight, with four more dates at Citrus scheduled throughout the year. Ron Sanford won last years S.E.C.K.S. overall track series championship, while Dustin Chisholm, a second-place finisher at Citrus last May, claimed its Florida Triple Crown Series. The fan participation event will allow fans to race their own (nonracing) cars for no fee. Two cars race at a time, with the winner advancing until he or she is the final driver standing. Heats begin at 5:30 p.m. Grandstand gates open at 4 p.m., and are $13 for adults, $9 for students, seniors and military personnel with identification, and $5 for children age 11 and under (children shorter than 42 inches are free). Family passes for two adults and two students or children are $30. SEANARNOLD CorrespondentJason Terry has been a fan of local racing a lot longer than hes been a driver. He got hooked on the sport as a child attending the Citrus County Speedway with his grandmother, and only got into the drivers seat for the first time last year at 39 years old. My grandmother was a real, real big fan of Bruce Gaskins and Dave Scarborough and all of them back in the day, Terry recalled, and she used to take us up (to Citrus) when we were kids all the time. Thats when the track didnt have a wall on turns one and two, so when the cars went off the track, theyd just shoot over the hill and disappear. We thought it was the coolest thing, and I fell in love with racing ever since then. Developing such a love for racing from the stands has made Terry, who drives the No. 73 mini stock, especially appreciative of the fans. The feeling is mutual he has a faithful following of around 60 friends, family and well-wishers that tend to gather on the bleachers at turn four. When he won his second all-time feature last Saturday, two days after his 40th birthday, the Belleview driver joined the section for a little celebration afterward. When I got done with the race, I loaded the car and we went over there and hung out with them, Terry said. All of my family, and everybody that comes out and cheers for me, they always hang out in turn four. Anytime Im interviewed after finishing in the top three, I holler at them down there. With racing facing tough economic challenges, as well as competition from other entertainments, Terry tries to do his part in helping, which includes posting a different biblical verse on his window each race. Im trying to see how many people notice when I change it, he said. Whatever they have going on at the track, I try to make it. I decorated my car for the Halloween race last year, and took second in that. Despite an inauspicious start, which saw him crashing into the wall with a stuck throttle on his first race, Terry met his goals in his first season, earning himself rookie of the year honors and finishing second in points in the Mini Stock class. Hes now poised to make a serious run at a championship. My goal last year was to start every race and not tear my car up, said Terry, who does all his own mechanical work, and I was able to do that. Im going to try to do the same this year and definitely try to get that points championship. Weve done a lot of work to the car and have made it pretty fast this year. Ive (gone) through and changed everything from the motor to the transmission. Hopefully, I stay competitive this year. By mounting a lead for good moments after the green flag flew, Terrys feature win last Saturday was a more emphatic triumph than his first win last year. I didnt realize I had won at first, he said of the earlier win. They shut the laps short and I looked behind me and there was no one there. Everybody else had broken down. Thats the only reason I got it. I was the last man standing. Terrys friendly nature and enthusiasm for racing make him a good ambassador for the sport. He recommends everyone whos curious give it a shot. If somebody ever says, Hey, Id like to run a racecar, they need to do it, he said, Its something everybody needs to experience one time. Terry said everyone in his class is supportive of one another at least off the track. Were all there to win, but when it comes down to it, theyre all good guys. When you ask them a question, theyll tell you. I betcha they got tired of me asking questions last year, because I didnt know anything. Theyre real friendly there, but when the green flag flies, its all about racing, buddy. Im not where I want to be, he added, but then again I started this game late, at 39 years old.You learn something every time you go out, and the car always changes. From track conditions to weather, it all plays a role in it. Its a blast. After earning rookie of the year honors in 2013, Terry setting sights higher BUTCH CRAWFORD/ Special to the ChronicleJason Terry of Belleview was Citrus County Speedways mini stock rookie of the year in 2013. Earnhardt going fast and furious on Twitter Associated PressAVONDALE, Ariz. NASCARs most popular driver won the sports biggest race last weekend. It may not have been the most exciting news of the week, at least when it comes to fans of Dale Earnhardt Jr. A reluctant participant on Twitter for years, Earnhardt burst into the Twitterverse this week with a flourish of revealing tweets that have given fans insight into his life they never knew before. I dont know what I was thinking, why I didnt get on there earlier, Earnhardt said from Phoenix International Speedway on Friday. Its a great way to tell people things you appreciate and its instant. Earnhardt has had a Twitter account since 2008, when JR Motorsports signed up @DaleJr. Earnhardt had no interest in that end of social media at first, so the account sat dormant for years. That changed early Monday morning, hours after Earnhardt won his second Daytona 500 and posted a photo of himself with the trophy: Tonight seemed like as good a night as any to join Twitter. How is everyone doin? Earnhardts Twitter account soared once he started typing 140 characters at a time, rising to more than 527,000 followers by Friday. Its been a very interesting follow, him getting creative, fellow Sprint Cup driver Jimmie Johnson said. He must have been watching from afar for a while because he has the lingo down, attacking people, holding up pretty well. He didnt enter as a rookie on Twitter, in my opinion. Hes off to a pretty good start. Its certainly been entertaining and fairly revealing. Earnhardt participated in a Twitter chat with fans on Tuesday night and kept the tweets rolling this week, up over 130 by Friday morning. Among the revelations hes made on Twitter so far: He always goes the speed limit, figuring hed look stupid if he gets a ticket when hes supposed to be a professional driver. If he had to eat only one food for a month, it would be barbecue. His favorite car to drive is a midnight blue 76 Chevy Laguna. The one topping he would want on a pizza is banana peppers. His favorite style of racing is on short tracks such as Bristol and Martinsville. Hanging from a fork in a tree near his house is the cockpit of Will Powers IndyCar from the crash in Las Vegas that killed Dan Wheldon. His favorite color his orange. His favorite band is the Matthew Good Band. His favorite gadget is his iPad and JBL speaker. Im still learning. Theres still a lot of questions about the software, how to physically use it, Earnhardt said. I never used it before. Its been fun to interact with the fans ... and it was enjoyable to be plugged in whenever you feel like it. I hope the fans have enjoyed it. Associated PressA fan holds a poster of Daytona 500 winner Dale Earnhardt Jr. as he arrives for a victory tour stop Tuesday in Austin, Texas. Earnhardt won his second Daytona 500 Sunday.
B6SATURDAY, MARCH1, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESPORTS 000HF8E 2014 Strawberry Festival March 1st & 2nd We would like to thank our 2014 Community Partners for making the Strawberry Festival Tab possible. Mardi Gras Homosassa Style Rotary Club of Homosassa Springs Shrimp, Food, Beer & Wine, Vendors, Kids Zone, Arts & Crafts Sat., March 22 Yulee Dr., Old Homosassa, FL Parade Begins at 10:00 AM Info go to www.shrimpapalooza.com Supported by: 000HAL4 Live Music Finney-Smith is Floridas X-factor Player latest transfer helping No. 1 Gators Associated PressGAINESVILLE Florida coach Billy Donovan has found sustained success with college basketballs version of the waiver wire. Donovan has gotten key contributions from his last three transfers, starting with former Georgetown center Vernon Macklin in 2009 and continuing with former Rutgers guard Mike Rosario in 2011. Now, its Dorian Finney-Smith making the most of his relatively new surroundings in Gainesville. Finney-Smith, who sat out last year after transferring from Virginia Tech, is coming off one of his best games of the season a 19-point, nine-rebound performance at Vanderbilt that helped the No. 1 Gators extend their winning streak to 20 games. When hes playing well, it definitely changes and helps our team, Donovan said Friday. Florida, which hosts LSU today, clinched the Southeastern Conference regular-season title by virtue of Kentuckys loss to Arkansas on Thursday night. But the team has no plans to celebrate just yet. The Gators (26-2, 15-0) are chasing greatness their motto down the stretch after coming up just short of the Final Four the last three years. Finney-Smith just might be the X-factor in the teams title chase. The 6-foot-8 sophomore has the size, skill and athletic ability to score inside and out, and has shown he can be a force on the offensive and defensive boards. Doing it consistently has been the challenge. Although Finney-Smith leads the team in rebounding, averaging 7.1 a game, and has more assists than turnovers a rarity for a big man he has struggled to score. Before Tuesday nights breakout game against the Commodores, Finney-Smith failed to reach double figures in 10 of his previous 11 outings. His biggest slump was from the 3-point line, where he had made just one shot in his last 26 attempts. He also missed 22 in a row during that stretch. He made three 3s against Vandy, including one with 32 seconds left that gave Florida a five-point lead in a nail-biter. It felt good, said FinneySmith, widely considered the front-runner for the leagues Sixth Man of the Year Award. I went through a little bit of a slump, but its great to see how much work I put in. Florida could use FinneySmith to knock down a few more long-range shots. After all, one of the teams main weaknesses is a lack of 3-point shooting. Sure, Michael Frazier II is one of the best in the league from behind the arc and Scottie Wilbekin is a legitimate threat, too. But the Gators are missing that third perimeter shooter who really could open things up inside for Patric Young and Will Yeguete. Finney-Smith showed glimpses earlier this season, making nine of his first 23 shots from 3-point range. But hes been way more miss than hit since. Maybe the Vandy game will turn things around. Huge for him, Frazier said. Im glad he was able to shoot the ball well because he was going through a shooting slump obviously. Glad he was able to knock down some shots for us he hit a big one late down the stretch so very happy for him, happy for our team he was able to help us pull off that win. Regardless of the slump, Finney-Smith has found a comfortable niche as the teams sixth man. Florida forward Dorian FinneySmith attempts a layup past Mississippi forward Sebastian Saiz in the first half last Saturday.Associated Press Adult sportsNEWS SportsBRIEFS Parkview Lanes Weekly News League scores for the week ending Feb. 16: MONDAY NIGHT SPECIAL: Handicap: Brent Ciquera 317; Robert Smith 284; Larry Fritz 796; Dennis Flanagan 761; Michele Shirley 286,727; Stephanie Flory 279,727; Linda Dudziak 735. Scratch: Brent Ciquera 299,691; Larry Fritz 256,727; Stephanie Flory 243,619; Michele Shirley 231,562. PRESERVE PINBUSTERS: Handicap: Bob Swarm 293; Dave Clem 265,731; Emile Guay 728; Linda Boland 266; Joyce Swarm 258; Kathy Gilbert 734; Lorraine Pelkie 719. Scratch: Bob Swarm 255; Phil Spencer 219,603; Jeff Koch 670; Joyce Swarm 182,483; Linda Boland 180; Paula Weaver 497. SUNCOAST SENIORS 12-WEEK: Handicap: Jerry Ness 280,726; Jack Connell 271,731; Carl Peterson 271; Carol Roberts 253,737; Sherry Hiller 245; June Williams 692. Scratch: Jerry Ness 268,690; Ken Meldrum 245,655; Carol Roberts 179,515; Sherry Hiller 169,443. SCRATCH CHALLENGE: Bobby Craft 238,625; Cody Mullis 229,628; Lori Ciquera 167,476; Amber Krug 167,422. LATE STARTERS: Handicap: Marty Suehowicz 259; Ernie Gonsalves 258; Ken Brown 670; Mark Ash 669; Peggy Murdock 347,667; Bunny Jackson 230; Linda Vehrs 230; Sandy LePree 657. Scratch: Mark Ash 239,666; Marty Suehowicz 227; Ted Rafanan 612; Peggy Murdock 211,559; Sandy LePree 181,528. WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Handicap: Wes Foley 304,834; Peter Wilk 302; Gary Brown 754. Scratch: Tim Lawrence 279,734; Wes Foley 268,726; Brian Carney 279. WOMEN'S TRIO: Handicap: Dianna Kirk 250,663;Dianna Kirk 250,663; Barbara Rennekamp 246; Peggy Murdock 675. Scratch: Peggy Murdock 204,570; Betty Weber 178; Barbara Rennekamp 178; Mary Briscoe 471. GOOD TIME BOWLERS: Handicap: Fred Yannotti 231,649; Bill Montross 229; Gaynor Stoner 644; Janet Murray 234,664; Carole Pilaske 222; Dorothy Larson 630. Scratch: Fred Yannotti 191,529; Bill Montross 185; Mike Bonadonna 489; Janet Murray 209,589; Diane Collier 169,461. HOLDER HOTSHOTS: Handicap: Robert Corbeil 287,753; Mike Calcagni 280; Stoney Sinckler 759; Kathy Calcagni 292,760; Carolyn Handley 262,716. Scratch: Bryan Knepper 234,682; Jim Van Gilder 221,620; Kathy Calcagni 231,577; Carolyn Handley 167; Diane Mauck 454. SANDY OAKS: Handicap: Richard Barnhill 296,742; Bob Iverson 271; Wally Meyer 690; Karen Benefiel 239; Genie Tenniswood 232; Helen Kresse 674; Kathy Crippen 644; Marlene Hyde 644. Scratch: Bob Iverson 266,639; Richard Barnhill 227; Jim McQuillan 556. PARKVIEW OWLS: Handicap: K E Conrad 257,676; Ray Colon 255; Wes Foley 709; Lisa Weston 271,686; Myla Wexler 235,644. Scratch: K E Conrad 246; Wes Foley 244,709; Marvin Brigner 647; Lisa Weston 223,542; Myla Wexler 205,554. BOWLERS OF THE WEEK: Kathy Calcagni, 100 pins over her average, and Wes Foley, 159 pins over his average. Beverly Hills Senior Open League Week 23 Bowling Scores: John Savarese 167-212242-621, Jerry Thompson 213-194-201-608, Steve O'Connor 206-176-224-606, Herb Sherrill 168-211-225-604, Rich Lieval 201206-190-597, Chuck Ahn 181-213-169-563, Joe Brooks 202-544m Charlie Ahn 542, Dave Coburn 220-538, Al Roque 202-518, Marvin Chapman 517, Craig Furrer 511, Maggie Savarese 511, Mike Murray 510, Tom Chees 204-509,Vito Porta 218-508, Bill Johnston 508, John Schott 209-502, Lyle Ternes 500. Splits Made: Bill Johnston 5-7 and 3-10(2X), Charlie Ahn 4-5 and 3-10, Brendan Dooley 3-10, Bob Ecker 3-10(2X), Lyle Ternes 5-6, Frank DiCosola 2-7-8, Marion Steenstra 310, Phil Arena 4-5 and 2-7(2X), Ed Smith 36-7-10, Eddy Agevedo 3-10, Marvin Chapman 2-10, Jerry Thompson 3-10. Beverly Hills Senior Open League Week 23 Bowling Scores: John Savarese 167-212242-621, Jerry Thompson 213-194-201-608, Steve O'Connor 206-176-224-606, Herb Sherrill 168-211-225-604, Rich Lieval 201206-190-597, Chuck Ahn 181-213-169-563, Joe Brooks 202-544m Charlie Ahn 542, Dave Coburn 220-538, Al Roque 202-518, Marvin Chapman 517, Craig Furrer 511, Maggie Savarese 511, Mike Murray 510, Tom Chees 204-509,Vito Porta 218-508, Bill Johnston 508, John Schott 209-502, Lyle Ternes 500. Splits Made: Bill Johnston 5-7 and 3-10(2X), Charlie Ahn 4-5 and 3-10, Brendan Dooley 3-10, Bob Ecker 3-10(2X), Lyle Ternes 5-6, Frank DiCosola 2-7-8, Marion Steenstra 310, Phil Arena 4-5 and 2-7(2X), Ed Smith 36-7-10, Eddy Agevedo 3-10, Marvin Chapman 2-10, Jerry Thompson 3-10. Beverly Hills Gang Senior Mix League Week 23 Bowling Scores: Steve O'Connor 224-210222-656, Jerry Thompson 141-217-255-613, Wally Malphrus 184-195-192-571, Al Denton 201-159-192-552, Bill Johnston 218-528, Morris frank 222-526, Dick Dickerson 214514, Clyde Hunte 502, Al Berardi-500. Splits Made: Red Wright 4-7-8, Kitty Gray 8-9 and 3-10, Ken Tompkins 3-10, Mike Laurain 310, Marion Steenstra 5-8-10, Vito Porta 3-10, Charlie Pounds 3-6-7-10, Glenda Johnston 27, Al Denton 3-10 and 4-7-9 and 4-5-7, Fran Shidner 3-10, Linda Ethridge 2-7 and 3-10, Jim McDonough 2-7, Dot Troyanos 2-7, Ann Meurer 4-5 and 5-6-10, Dick Dickerson 4-8-10, Ron Worell 2-7, Hannalore Herbener 2-7. Beverly Hills Senior Open League Week 24 Bowling Scores: Tom Chees 247-247-169663, Steve O'Connor 215-212-223-650, Joe Brooks 204-221-213-638, John Savarese 180-236-200-616, Rich Lieval 194-205-212611, Chuck Ahn 210-197-192-599, Craig Furrer 202-191-170-563, Gary Brown 168-209-190-562, Dave Coburn 159-202197-558, Mike Laurain 161-213-180-554, Marv Chapman 198-166-190-554, Jerry Thompson 164-199-190-553, Richard Jacobs 548, Carey Dabenigno 204-538, Bob Ecker 201-535, Frank Andrukanis 530, Charlie Ahn 529, Bill Johnston 525, Lee Ball 514, Maggie Savarese 502. Splits Made: Carey Dabenigno 5-7, Marion Steenstra 7-8 and 3-7-10, MaryLou Kalovich 3-10, Marv Chapman 4-5 and 3-10, Glenda Johnston 2-7, Fred Crogle 5-7, Al Roque 5-6, Dot Troyanos 3-10, Jim McDonough 2-7 and 2-7-8, Steve O'Connor 3-10(2X0 and 3-9-10, Phil Arena 2-7, Richard jacobs 5-7 and 3-67-10, Rich lieval 3-9-10, Ernie Polk 2-7, Jerry Thompson 3-10(2X), Barbara Dillow 3-10, Frank Andrukanis 3-10, Bill Johnston 2-7 and 3-10(2X), Charlie Ahn 5-10, M.Barlow 3-10, John Savarese 3-8. Citrus Springs Horseshoe Club Results Feb. 22 results Won all three games John Clark, Chris Ogden, Bob Sperber High Series Lawrence Short 235, Sam Gonzalez 233, John Clark 232, Chris Ogden 226 High Game Lawrence Short 93, Norm Olewnik 87, John Clark 83, Sam Gonzalez 82 & 81 Scores are based on a handicap system so all skill levels can compete. The Club provides the horseshoes. Stop by on any Tuesday or Saturday morning at 9 a.m. at the old Community Center on Route 39 in Citrus Springs. Call Joe Warburton, 352-489-7537, for information about the Club. Blue Suede Shoe run, walk scheduledThe second annual Stumpknockers on the Square Elvis Blue Suede Shoes Run will be Saturday, March 8, in downtown Inverness. In addition to a 5K run, participants can enjoy a one-mile Elvis Walk and a one-mile Elvis Dog Walk. The day will begin with registration and check-in at 7 a.m. at Stumpknockers On The Square, 110 W. Main St., Inverness. Runners and walkers start at 8 a.m. Enrolled dog walkers begin at 8:15 a.m. Entry fee for pre-registrants is $25. Pre-registration can be done on line at www.Elvis5Krun.com or mailed to DRC Sports, PO Box 70, Inverness FL 34451 (make checks payable to DRC Sports). For information call 352-637-2475 or www.drc sports.com. Entry fee on the day of event will be $30. Proceeds from the event will benefit Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast Herrys Kids Pediatric Services providing specialized care to children and teens with life-threatening illness and offering grief support and therapeutic camps to children/teens.Citrus Fishing Club angles for membersIf you like to fish with people who like to fish, and maybe learn to fish better, come see what the Citrus Fishing Club is all about. Men and women alike meet at 7 p.m. the first Monday monthly at American Legion Post No. 155 at 6585 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Crystal River. For more information, call Steve Tresnak at 352-4456743 or visit citrusfishingclub. org.UFs Hill cleared to return against LSUGAINESVILLE No. 1 Florida will have backup point guard Kasey Hill back Saturday against LSU. Hill, a freshman from Umatilla, missed the last three games with a groin injury, but coach Billy Donovan said he has been cleared to practice and play. Donovan said Hill looked pretty good Thursday. 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RELIGION Section CSATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Son of God, spun out of the hugely successful The Bible miniseries, plays up the political maneuvering that led to the crucifixion. It won an endorsement from the Anti-Defamation Leagues Abraham Foxman, one of the Jewish leaders who denounced Mel Gibsons 2004 blockbuster Passion. Clearly we were aware of the controversy that had been created around that film, actress and executive producer Roma Downey said in a recent interview. If everything begins with intention, our heart on Son of God was to find the places that we could bring people together. Gibson famously self-financed and distributed his ultra-violent Passion in 2004. It became a box office hit but was criticized by some reviewers and religious leaders for its depiction of Jews. Downeys husband, The Voice and Survivor producer Mark Burnett, said the Christian filmmaking team reached out specifically to other faiths to tell the story of the life of Jesus played with an air of bemused dignity by Portuguese actor Diogo Morgado without causing offense. It just took a lot of work and a lot of time and a lot of listening over a number of years to see everybodys point of view and how to not take the teeth out of the story the dynamic drama from the story but be sensitive across groups, Burnett said. Because theres very different interpretations across the Catholic faith and the Protestant faith and the Jewish faith. Using footage shot during production of History Channels ten-part These past few weeks I have been diligently preparing for Lent. How, you ask? Well, two weeks ago I found a pair of stone-colored flats online at 30 percent off and bought them. And today I bought a pair of white pants that were on sale (plus I used a $10 off coupon). Even though its only early March and I have several or five pairs of white pants in my closet, they are all Caprilength and these are ankle-length, which is more suited to this time of year, or so I am telling myself. I call this my Lenten preparation because for the past few years Ive given up recreational shopping for the 40 days between Ash Wednesday and Easter. To prepare effectively, I want to make sure I get all my shopping obsession out of my system before Lent begins. Once, when I was 19 or so, I decided to go on a diet, but my mom had given me a box of Twinkies. I postponed my diet date one day and ate the whole box of Twinkies in one sitting. Im not proud of that, but Ive done worse. So, Ive got my new shoes and Ive got my new white pants. I stocked up on a new lipstick pencil and a new purse Im ready for Lent. Ready to go without and sacrifice and suffer for Jesus. Oh, who am I kidding? Not God, thats for sure. A few years ago, I went to two Ash Wednesday services, one in the morning at a local Catholic church to cover it for the newspaper and then in the evening at my church. I remember telling my husband that I was going twice and him asking, Are you that bad? He has no idea. Just the fact that Im loading up my closet and counting down the 40 days of no recreational shopping (and wondering if I can redefine the concept of recreational shopping in order to find loopholes) should be evidence enough that, yes, I am that bad. When I was a kid, our family gave up sweets for Lent, except ice cream, because my dad likes ice cream. Also, Im pretty sure we ate sweets on Sundays because that was the day we usually went to visit my grandmother at her bakery and it would be a sin not to eat her fudgy chocolate cake. Loopholes, yall. Its all about the loopholes. Frankly, I dont know why I even attempt participating in Lent since Im often half-hearted at best in the days leading up to it. But every year, something happens on Ash Wednesday. I come to church with my lukewarm faith and lame attempts at self-sacrifice, and as the service begins Im presented with not only the call to daily repentance and selfdenial but also the deep love of Jesus. Theres a story of a man who was such a big sinner that he boasted only the pope can absolve me. So, he went to the pope to confess his sins, and for his penance the pope gave him a list of things to do Bible reading, giving money to the poor, doing good deeds. But the man had an excuse for every penance the pope gave him. Finally, the pope gave him a ring and instructed him to read the inscription every day: Jesus loves me. Every day he read it, and as he pondered the message he ended up doing the penances the pope had given him to do and he did them joyfully. Its as my pastor often says, We dont deny ourselves to get the smile of God. We deny ourselves because we already have it. Jesus loves me always comes before sacrifice or self-denial. On Ash Wednesday, I always walk into church and enter Lent feeling defeated and guilty before I even begin, RELIGION BRIEFS Rick Warren acts on health in sons death LAKE FOREST, Calif. A year after his sons suicide, pastor Rick Warren is taking on a new mental health ministry inspired by his personal tragedy. Warren, founder of Saddleback Church and a best-selling author, will team with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange, Calif., and the National Alliance on Mental Illness to host a daylong event next month. The Gathering on Mental Health and the Church grew out of private conversations Warren had with the local Catholic bishop, Bishop Kevin Vann, after his sons death and his own writings in his journal as he processed his grief. Matthew Warren, who was only 27, committed suicide last April after struggling with severe depression and suicidal thoughts for years. After Matthews suicide, more than 10,000 people wrote to Warren and his wife, Kay, to share their own struggles with mental illness. Warren says the conference will address a range of mental health issues, from bipolar disorder to suicide to more easily hidden issues such as anxiety, eating disorders and addiction. Catholic health issue raises growth concerns ST. LOUIS The rapid growth of a St. Louis-based Catholic health care system that is branching out into for-profit ventures is raising questions about its charitable status. Ascension Health was created 15 years ago with the merger of the St. Louis-based Daughters of Charity National Health System and the Michigan-based Sisters of St. Joseph Health System. It has since grown into the nations thirdlargest health care system by buying dozens of nonprofit hospitals and pursuing numerous for-profit ventures. The St. Louis Post-Dispatchreports the company reported $17 billion in revenue in the 2013 fiscal year but didnt pay corporate income taxes on its nonprofit operations. Financial statements show Ascension has $30 billion in assets. One expert on tax-exempt organizations University of Illinois law professor John Colombo said other corporations like Microsoft also do charitable work, but pay taxes. Ascension said it provided $525 million in charity care to the poor last year as well as $775 million in community benefits to the general public. First overhaul made of Vatican in 25 years VATICAN Pope Francis has announced the first major overhaul of the Vaticans outdated and inefficient bureaucracy in a quarter-century. Hes created a new structure that will control all economic, administrative, personnel and procurement functions of the Holy See. Australian Cardinal George Pell, one of Francis core eight cardinal advisers and a sharp critic of current Vatican governance, will head the new office. Court wont revive Arizona abortion law PHOENIX The U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to revive an Arizona state law that would have disqualified abortion providers from receiving funding for other medical services they provide. The high court on Monday declined to hear Attorney General Tom Hornes appeal asking the justices to overturn a federal judges ruling blocking the 2012 law. That ruling was upheld by an appeals court in August. The law would have disqualified Planned Parenthood and other health providers that perform abortions from receiving public funds for other services. The Supreme Court in May refused to revive a similar law in Indiana that also has been blocked. Nancy KennedyGRACE NOTES See KENNEDY/ Page C2 Prepped and ready for Lent season this yearSee SON/ Page C2 Ten years after The Passion of the Christ, Jesus is returning to movie theatr es with a gentler, more inclusive approach. Ryan Pearson Associated Press Associated PressDiogo Morgado as Jesus (top), Greg Hicks as Pontius Pilate (bottom left) and Roma Downey as Mary (bottom right) are shown in scenes from Son of God. Details: Son of God, a 20th Century Fox release, is rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America for intense and bloody depiction of The Crucifixion, and for some sequences of violence. Running time: 138 minutes.
C2SATURDAY, MARCH1, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLERELIGION miniseries The Bible, the film being released Friday spends much of its final half examining maneuvering by Jerusalems military governor, Pontius Pilate, and Judean high priest Caiaphas. Its like House of Cards in many ways, Burnett said. Theyre all humans living their lives ... Pilate is scared of Caesar and what Rome might do. Caiaphas is scared of Pilate and losing the whole temple and their faith. Its a real political thriller with tension which explodes at Passover in Jerusalem. Burnett credits his miniseries, which garnered strong ratings and broke DVD and Blu-ray sales records last year, with this years flurry of biblical films from major Hollywood studios. Youve got to believe that the enormity of The Bible series had other biblical productions speed up, he said. Darren Aronofskys take on Noah, starring Russell Crowe, is coming next month. but I always leave feeling loved by Jesus and renewed, eager to deny myself as a self-discipline to rein in my self-indulgent tendencies. And yet, even if I dont, even if I try and cant, looking ahead to Easter, the Cross and the Resurrection reminds me that being right with God is not dependent on what I give up for him, but solely on what Jesus gave up for me. OK, nowIm ready for Lent.Nancy Kennedy is the author of Move Over, Victoria I Know the Real Secret, Girl on a Swing, and her latest book, Lipstick Grace. She can be reached at 352-564-2927, Monday through Thursday, or via email at nkennedy@ chronicleonline.com. KENNEDYContinued from Page C1 SONContinued from Page C1 Reverend Kenneth C. Blyth Pastor 439 E. Norvell Bryant Hwy. 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Citrus Springs Blvd. Citrus Springs Spoken Holy communion Worship 8:00 a.m. Christian Education 9:00 a.m. Sung Holy Communion Worship 10:00am Information: 489-5511 Go To Our Web Page hopelutheranelca.com 000GWW1 Places of worship that offer love, peace and harmony to all. Come on over to His house, your spirits will be lifted !!! 000GWS9 Sunday Services: Traditional Service . . . . . 8:30 AM Sunday School . . . . . . . . 9:30 AM Contemporary Service . 10:30 AM Wednesday Night: Classes For All Ages at 7:00 PM V. David Lucas Jr. Lead Pastor I NVERNESS C HURCH OF G OD Welcome Home Located at 416 Hwy. 41 South in Inverness Just Past Burger King Church Office 726-4524 Also on Site Little Friends Daycare and Learning Center & Cornerstone Christian Supply 000HIQ6
RELIGIONCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESATURDAY, MARCH1, 2014 C3 RELIGION NOTES Special events The Council of Catholic Women of Our Lady of Grace Church will continue its Trashn Treasures Fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in the Parish Life Center, 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. Household items, clothing, books, jewelry, plants, tools, small furniture, toys, knickknacks and white elephant items. Proceeds go to needed items for the church and charitable contributions. Call Anna Panasik at 352-527-3226. Our Lady of Grace monthly flea market will be outside from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in concert with Trashn Treasures. Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Beverly Hills will host its monthly outdoor flea market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today on the church property at 6 Roosevelt Boulevard in Beverly Hills off North Lecanto Highway (County Road 491). Shoppers are welcome. Up to 50 commercial and private vendors from throughout Citrus County will display their wares. Coffee, sodas doughnuts and hotdogs are available for breakfast and lunch. This church-sponsored flea market takes place the first Saturday monthly, September through May. The next flea market is April 5. For more information or to reserve a space, call Rose Mary at 352-527-6459 or email wjeselso @tampabay.rr.com. Upcoming events at Hernando United Methodist Church, 2125 E. Norvell Bryant Highway (County Road 486), Hernando. Call 352-726-7245. Sell Your Own Treasures sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Cost is $5 for a 12-by-12 lot. Bring your own tables and goodies and set up. No reservations needed. Breakfast and lunch available. The Ovations barbershop-style quartet will perform from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 2. This is a free event, everyone is welcome and a love offering will be accepted. The United Methodist Men will have a fish fry from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 7, featuring fried fish, grits or French fries, coleslaw, hushpuppies, drink and dessert for $7.50 per person. Children younger than 6 eat free. A rummage sale will continue from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at First Christian See NOTES / Page C8 000GWZO A place to belong. A place to become. Victory Baptist Church At Sunday School 9:45 AM Worship 10:45 AM Sunday Evening 6:00 PM Wednesday 7:00 PM Choir Practice 8:00 PM Highway 41 North, turn at Sportsman Pt. Quality Child Care Pastor Gary Beehler 352-465-8866 5040 N Shady Acres Dr. 726-9719 General Conference 000GWVT HERNANDO Sunday School 8:45 AM 9:30 AM Fellowship 9:30 AM Worship Service 10:00 AM Nursery is Provided. Individual Hearing Devices Ministries and Activities for all Ages. 2125 E. Norvell Bryant Hwy. (486) (1 1 2 miles from Hwy. 41) For information call (352) 726-7245 www.hernandoumcfl.org Reverend Jerome Jerry Carris United Methodist Church A Safe Sanctuary for Children and Families Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors Nursery Provided 2180 N.W. Old Tallahassee Rd. (12th Ave.) Crystal River Church of Go d Church Phone 795-3079 000GTEI Sunday Morning Adult & Childrens Worship 8:30 & 11:00 AM Sunday School 9:45 AM Evening Service 6:00 PM Wednesday Life Application Service Jam Session Youth Ministries & Teen Kid (ages 4-11) 7:00 PM 000GXH9 Pastor Tom Walker I NVERNESS First C HURCH OF G OD 5510 E. Jasmine Ln. Non-denominational Sunday: 10:30 AM & 6:00 PM Wed: 6:00 PM Bible Study Do you enjoy Bible Study, Gospel Singing, Pitch-in Dinners, singing the old hymns? Then youll enjoy this Church family. Home of Saturday Night Gospel Jubilee. Last Saturday of each month at 6pm. Catholic Church St. Scholastica St. Scholastica 4301 W. Homosassa Trail Lecanto, Florida www.stscholastica.org Sunday Masses 9:00 am 11:30 am Saturday Vigil 4:00 pm 6:00 pm Weekday Masses 8:30 am Confessions Saturday 2:45 -3:30 pm (352) 746-9422 000GWZH 2101 N. Florida Ave. Hernando FL 726-6144 Nursery Provided CHILDREN YOUTH SENIORS Sunday School 9:45 A.M. Praise & Worship 10:40 A.M. Praise Service 6:00 P M Praise & Prayer (Wed.) 7:00 P M Randy T. Hodges, Pastor 000GTEF www.hernandonazarene.org 000GWT1 Sunday Bible Study 9:15 am Worship 11:00 am Starting Feb. 2 Note Time Change New Worship Services 9:00 & 10:45 am Wednesday Prayer 6 pm Youth 6-8 pm Uplift Prayer & Praise 7 pm First Baptist Church Of Beverly Hills 4950 N. Lecanto Hwy Pastor Marple Lewis III (352) 746-2970 www.fbcbh.com Pastor Terry Roberts Ph: 726-0201 Independent Fundamental Cross road Bap tist Chu rch Youre invited to our Services Sunday School 10:00 AM Sunday 10:45 AM & 6:00 PM Wednesday 7:00 PM 5335 E. J asmine Lane, Inverness 1 2 Miles North Of K-mart Off 41 North (Formally Calvary Bible Church Location) 000GTEG 000GWZM Floral City United Methodist Church 8478 East Marv in St. (across from Floral City School) Sunday School 9:05 A M Sunday Worship Service 10:30 A M Sanctuary 8:00 A M Service in the 1884 Church Bible Study Tuesday 10:00 A M Wednesday 6:00 P M Wheel Chair Access Nursery Available Rev. Mary Gestrich Church 344-1771 WEBSITE: floralcitychurch.com We strive to make newcomers feel at home. 1370 N. Croft Ave. Inverness, FL 34451 Telfono: (352) 341-1711 ORDEN DE SERVICIOS: DOMINGOS: 9:30 AM Escuela Biblica Dominical 10:30 AM Adoracin y Prdica MARTES: 7:00 PM Culto de Oraci n JUEVES: 7:00 PM Estudios Bblicos Les Esperamos! PRIMERA IGLESIA HISPANA DE CITRUS COUNTY Inverness, Florida Asambleas de Dios David Pinero, Pastor ~ 000GWTV Holy Communion Every Sunday at 7:45am & 10:00am The Rev. Thomas Beaverson F IRST L UTHERAN C HURCH 47 Years of Bringing Christ to Inverness Sunday School & Bible Class 9:00 A M 726-1637 Missouri Synod www.1stlutheran.net 1900 W. Hwy. 44, Inverness 000GWW6 000GWZN SEEKING? SEEKING? SEEKING? Here, youll find a caring family in Christ! 4801 N. Citrus Ave. (2 Mi. N Of US 19) 795-3148 www.crumc.com Rev. David Rawls, Pastor Sunday Worship 9:00 am Traditional Service 10:30 am Contemporary Service with Praise Team Bible Study A t 9:00 & 10:30 F or all ages. Wednesday 6:30 Nursery available at all services. Youth Fellowship Sunday 4:00 Wednesday 6:30 Bright Beginnings Preschool 6 Weeks-VPK Mon. Fri. 6:30a.m.-6pm. 795-1240 A Stephen Ministry Provider C rystal R iver U nited M ethodist C hurch 13158 Antelope St. Spring Hill, FL 34609 352-686-7034 Rabbi Lenny Sarko Services Fridays 8PM Saturdays 10AM Religious School Sundays 9AM-Noon Temple Beth David 000GWZL First Baptist Church of Homosassa Come Worship with Us 10540 W. Yulee Drive Homosassa 628-3858 Rev. J. Alan Ritter Troy Allen, Director of Student Ministries Sunday 9:00 am Sunday School (All Age Groups) 10:30 am Worship Celebration Choir / Special Music / Kidz Worship Sunday Night 6 pm Worship Celebration Wednesday Night 6:30 pm Worship Celebration Childrens Awanas Group Youth Activities www.fbchomosassa.org 000GWTK The Church in the Heart of the Community with a Heart for the Community MOUNT OLIVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 000GWWY 2105 N. Georgia Rd., PO Box 327 Crystal River, FL 34423 Church Phone (352)563-1577 SUNDAY SERVICES Sunday School 9:30 A M Morning Service 11:00 A M Wed. Prayer Mtg. & Bible Study~ 6:30 P M 935 S. Crystal Glen Dr., Lecanto Crystal Glen Subdivision Hwy. 44 just E. of 490 527-3325 (L.C .M.S.) COME WORSHIP WITH US Sunday Service 9:30 A.M. Sunday Bible Study & Childrens Sunday School 11 A.M. Saturday Service 6:00 P.M. Weekly Communion Fellowship after Sunday Worship Calendar of events Audio of sermons available at www.faithlecanto.com 000GWSN Rev. Stephen Lane 00070P2 Faith Lutheran Church A Heart From God... A Heart For Others. ST. THOMAS CATHOLIC CHURCH Serving Southwest Citrus County MASSES: Saturday . . 4:30 P M Sunday . . . 8:00 A M . . . . . . . . . 10:30 A M 000GWZK U.S. 19 1 4 mile South of West Cardinal St., Homosassa 628-7000 3790 E. Parsons Point Rd. Hernando, FL 34442 352-726-6734 Visit us on the Web at www.fbchernando.com 000GWTI Reaching and restoring lives through Jesus Christ Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Sunday Service 10:45 a.m.. Wednesday Prayer Meeting/Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Rev. Keith Dendy First Baptist Church Of Hernando First Baptist Church Of Hernando SUNDAY 10:00 AM Family Worship (Coffee Fellowship 9:30-10:00) 000GWX1 N ORTH R IDGE CHURCH Non-Denominational Church Citrus County Realtors Association Building. 714 S. Scarboro Ave. & SR 44 Pastor Kennie Berger 352-302-5813 WEDNESDAY 7:00 PM Home Bible Study (Call for location) Rooted in Scripture, Relevant for Today! Pastor, Dairold & Bettye Rushing 4201 So. Pleasant Grove Rd. (Hwy. 581 So.) Inverness, FL 34452 OFFICE: (352) 726-1107 Where everyone is special! Jesus Christ-central theme of our worship Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m & 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Worship 7:00 p.m. Ministries for all ages Nursery Available 000GWSU First Assembly of God Saturday Informal Worship w/Communion 5:00 PM Sunday Early Service w/Communion 8:00 AM Sunday School All Ages 9:30 AM (Coffee Fellowship hour @ 9:00 AM) Sunday Traditional Service w/Communion 10:30 AM Special services are announced. Nursery provided. St. Timothy Lutheran Church ELCA 1070 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River For more information call 795-5325 www.sttimothylutherancrystalriver.com Rev. David S. Bradford, Pastor 000GWZI First Baptist Church 8545 Magnolia 726-4296 Sunday Schedule 8:30 AM Contemporary Worship Service 9:45 AM Sunday School 11:00 AM Traditional Worship 6:00 PM Worship Wednesday 6:30 PM Music, Youth, Fellowship A warm, friendly Church Nursery Available www.fbcfloralcity.org 000GWTB of Floral City Rev. John Rothra 000GYI8 First Baptist Church of Lake Rousseau SBC Joseph W. (Joe) Schroeder, Pastor SERVICES Sunday 11:00am & 6:00pm Wednesday 6:00pm Magnifying Gods name by bringing people to Jesus 7854 W. Dunnellon Rd (CR 488) Ph. 352-795-5651 Cell 352-812-8584 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Check us out on Facebook Places of worship that offer love, peace and harmony to all. Come on over to His house, your spirits will be lifted !!! 000GWS7
Submit information at least two weeks before the e vent. Multiple publications cannot be guaranteed. Submit material at Chronicle of fices in Inverness or Crystal River; by fax at 352-563-3280; or email to email@example.com. Notes tend to run one week prior to the date of an e vent. Publication on a special day cant be guaranteed. Bonsai enthusiasts to gather in InvernessThe Buttonwood Bonsai Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at the Key Training Center, 130 Heights St., Inverness. Buttonwood Bonsai president Bob Eskeitz will demonstrate the art of training bonsai by correctly wiring and positioning branches. For more information, call Eskeitz at 352-587-4215 or Isaac Baylon 352-697-2493. Everyone is welcome.Wave physics topic for New Age ThinkersNew Age Thinkers will meet at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at Unity of Citrus, 2628 W. Woodview Lane, Lecanto. Stephanie Keller Rohde will talk about wave physics and explain why the law of attraction works. A former Air Force officer, teacher and mathematician, she is author of Why Stuff Happens in Life the Good and the Bad. The public is welcome. For information visit www.newage thinkers.org or contact Donna at 352-628-3253.Embroiderers will gather WednesdayThe Sand Hill Crane Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America will meet from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., Brooksville. Open stitching will take place until 2 p.m. Bring a lunch. Membership is open to anyone. Mentors are available. For information, call 352-666-8350.Game to support Honor FlightSupport Honor Flight by going to the Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Phoenix Coyotes game on Monday, March 10. Tickets are $60 each, with checks payable to Honor Flight. Club Level seating is limited to 50 in Section 208/209 and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The Lightning bus will leave Our Lady of Fatima Church at 5 p.m. The church is at 550 U.S. 41 South, Inverness. For tickets, contact Tony Sanchez at 352-860-1821 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Barbara Mills at 352-422-6236 or email@example.com. Find treasures, crafts in Floral City todayFloral City Garden Club will have a Sewing Room Treasures and Crafts Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Community Building on Orange Avenue, next to the library. Finished crafts and craft supplies will be available from several vendors. COMMUNITYPage C4SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE HumanitariansOF FLORIDA Skippy Special to the ChronicleSkippy is as cute as a button in his gray and black tabby coat. He is everything you would want in a kitten loving, playful, gentle and sweet. His litter mate found a home and now Skippy wants one, too. There are several other varieties of felines to choose from. Drop by and enjoy the felines in their cage-free, homestyle environment from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday at the Humanitarians Hardin Haven on the corner of State Road 44 and North Conant Avenue, east of Crystal River. Call the Haven at 352-613-1629 for adoptions, or view most of our felines online at www.petfinder.com/shelters/ fl186.html. NEWS NOTES SHARE Club Bridge SHARE Bridge Club meets at 1 p.m. second and fourth Mondays at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 1100 W. Highland Blvd., Inverness. All levels of players are welcome. For more information, call Julia Grissom at 352-341-0554, or Barbara Hackett at 352-341-0149. The winners of SHARE Club Bridge, meeting at Cornerstone Baptist Church, Inverness, on Feb. 24, were: Glenda Allen, 3800; Sandy Slick, 2880; and Judy Coburn, 2820. Point O Woods Are you a card player, need a place to meet new friends and enjoy a few hours of social moments? Point O Woods Country Club, at 9228 E. Gospel Island Road, welcomes residents in the area to join us for lively afternoon of cards and laughter. Duplicate bridge is played at noon Tuesday and Friday. Call Barbara Pofahl at 352-341-1756 or Elaine Spangenberg at 352-8600358. Party bridge is played Wednesday afternoon and Saturday night. Call Mary Thomas at 352-637-0045. For more information, call President Sandra Koonce at 352-3411747 or membership chairman Marilyn Pruter at 352-287-2545. Citrus Bridge Club Citrus Bridge Club conducts games at 1 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Pat Peterson also gives a free lecture for intermediate players at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at the club. Come and play anytime; partners are guaranteed. Call Peterson at 352-746-7835 for more information. Nature Coast Bridge Club Beginner bridge lessons are offered at 11 a.m. Thursday with the Nature Coast Bridge Club at Towne Square Mall, U.S. 19, Spring Hill. Other classes are available from time to time. Nature Coast Bridge Club has bridge games at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at 3021 Commercial Way, south end of Towne Square Mall, Spring Hill. There are also 0-299 point games at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday and 0-199 point games at 12:30 p.m. Thursday. There is also a 0-20 point game at 12:30 p.m. Thursday. The games attract many Citrus County players. For details and a complete schedule of games or lessons, call Mary Ellen at 352596-1524 or Gary at 727-2157651. Check the NCBC website at www.daily-recap.com. BRIDGE Boys & Girls Clubs of Citrus County are good for kids and they deserve and need the support of the public and business community. A great opportunity to show this support will be Thursday, March 6, at the annual Steak & Steak Dinner at the M&B Products Dairy Farm, 8760 S. Lecanto Highway. Tickets are $50 per person in advance and $60 at the door. VIP tables are available by calling the administrative office at 352-621-9225 or by purchasing tickets from Boys & Girls Clubs board members. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. for the reception, with dinner at 7 p.m. There will be both live and silent auctions. The catering of the steak dinner is fully donated by the Kiwanis Club of Inverness. Boys & Girls Clubs of Citrus County are designed to bring out the best in children. At our clubs, staff members are supportive, caring, and above all accepting. Kids can be themselves and know they are appreciated just as they are, however they are. This is just the first part of our recipe for success. Relationships with caring adults are important and many a club alumni will tell how a staff member has made a positive difference in his or her life, supplying unwavering support and counseling. The second part of the recipe is the fun we apply to all of our programs and activities. Though we like for our members to learn, we also want them to enjoy doing it. Learning games and activities are infused with experiences that not only enhance what our members learn in school, but children have a good time participating. We are not an extension of school and while we have rules, we let kids be kids. A third ingredient to our recipe is that the clubs belong to the kids. They like that they have choices and have a part in making decisions through leadership experiences such as Torch Clubs and community service projects. These kids will be celebrated with the Youth of the Year award given at the Steak & Steak Dinner. The award will go to a youth who represents outstanding leadership, makes good grades, is an asset to his or her club and works to make the community a better place. Money donated in Citrus County to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Citrus County stays here serving our children. We have three club sites in Beverly Hills, Inverness and halfway between Crystal River and Homosassa. We provide Boy & Girls Clubs of America proven programs for our kids that help them to succeed and achieve promising futures.Lane Vick is grant coordinator of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Citrus County. Annual fundraiser coming up March 6 for clubs Lane VickBOYS & GIRLS CLUBS Special to the ChronicleThe Citrus Vettes & Camaros Car Club had a car cruise event to Daytona Beach for a tour of the Spirit of Daytona Racing shop, hosted by Troy Flis of SDR Motorsports LLC. Club members shown enjoyed the guided tour of the shop and checked out the amazing race car recently run at the Daytona 24-hour event. Car cruise to Daytona Beach
CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESATURDAY, MARCH1, 2014 C5 COMMUNITY Spirited group dances bi-monthly in BHSpirit of Citrus Dancers, USA Dance chapter 6072, holds social ballroom dances on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month at Kellner Auditorium Jewish Center, 92 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. with complimentary dance lessons at 7 p.m. and general dancing from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Admission is $6 for members and $9 nonmembers. Ice, coffee and snacks are provided. Sodas and bottled water may be purchased. For more information, call Barb or Jack at 352 344-1383 or JoAnn at 352 746-4274. Visit www. socdancer.org for more information or schedule changes.Wood Guild Club seeks more members Citrus County Wood Guild Club seeks new members to join to make it more fun with novice and experienced woodworkers together. The workshop is fully equipped for individual woodworking projects. Dues are $95 yearly and members must be 18 or older. The club workshop is open 8 a.m. until noon Monday through Saturday year-round for members. The monthly business meeting is at 1 p.m. the third Monday monthly at the Wood Guild Workshop. All interested woodworkers are welcome to join. For more information and shop tour, stop by the Wood Guild Workshop, 52 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills, during the morning hours and meet the daily shop supervisor.Caregivers can find support with groupCaregivers Support will meet at noon Tuesday at First United Methodist Church of Dunnellons Education Building. The meeting will feature elder care attorney Shari Player, who will provide the latest updates on Medicare/Medicaid and estate planning, and also answer questions. Her presentation will be followed by discussions among caregivers about recent events concerning caregiving activities. For more information, call Bob Henton at 352-465-5862 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Native Plant Society will meet TuesdayCitrus County Native Plant Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Beverly Hills Lions Club, 72 Civic Circle in Beverly Hills. Speaker will be Sid Taylor on Spring Blooming Wildflowers in the Withlacoochee Forest. The public is welcome. For more information, email citrusNPS@gmail.com. BH Farmers Market is open each FridayEveryone is invited to the Beverly Hills Farmers Market, open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lake Beverly Park, 77 Civic Circle. If the temperature at 10 a.m. Friday is projected to be less that 40 degrees, or if it is supposed to rain, there will be no market. For more information, call the Beverly Hills Civic Association from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday at 352-746-2657. NEWS NOTES NEWS NOTES AT THE LIBRARY news from the Central Ridge area CENTRAL RIDGE LIBRARY 425 W. Roosevelt Boulevard Beverly Hills, FL 34465-4281 352-746-6622 www.citruslibraries.org March 3 Scrabble Game, 10 a.m. Senior Crafters, 1 p.m. Seniors on the Move, 1 p.m. Nature Coast Dulcimer Club, 3 p.m. March 4 AARP Tax-Aide, 10 a.m. Word: Getting Started, 10:15 a.m. Preschool Stories, 11 a.m. March 5 Tai Chi, 10 a.m. Mother Goose, 11 a.m. Needles and Sticks, 3:30 p.m. March 6 Depression & Anxiety Support Group, 10 a.m. Getting Started with Computers I, 10:15 a.m. Wall Street Coffee Club, 10:15 a.m. How to Apply for Grants, Scholarships and Student Loans for College (Part 1), 5 p.m. March 7 AARP Tax-Aide, 10 a.m. March 8 Central Citrus Democratic Club, 11 a.m. Vermonters to gatherVermonters will get together beginning at 11 a.m. Wednesday for a picnic at Rainbow Springs State Park. Hamburgers will be served; those who attend should bring a salad, dessert or casserole to share. The state park admission fee is $2 and registration is $3. Door prizes will be awarded and there will be a 50/50 raffle. The park is on U.S. 41, north of Dunnellon. For more information, call 352-527-7993.Ladies plan saleThe Ladies Guild of Beverly Hills Community Church will hold its annual rummage sale from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 7, and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 8, in the Jack Steele Fellowship Hall, 82 Civic Circle. Good, usable household items and clothing, including mens clothing, is welcome as donations from 8 to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday until March 5. No computer components or magazines will be accepted as donations. Please do not leave donations outside the building. In addition to the rummage sale, a bake sale, food and beverages will be available. Proceeds go to further the work of the church. For more information, call the church office at 352746-3620.Elvis to do showElvis, starring Billy Lindsey, will be on stage from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 7, at the Citrus Springs Community Center, 1570 W. Citrus Springs Blvd., Citrus Springs. Doors open at 6 p.m. and tickets are $5 each. The show is sponsored by Citrus County Parks & Recreation. For tickets and information, call 352-465-7007 or 352527-7540.Post plans auctionThe Ladies Auxiliary of the Harry F. Nesbitt Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10087 in Beverly Hills will host a Chinese auction fundraiser on Saturday, March 8, at the Post located at 2170 Vet Lane, behind Cadence Bank, on County Road 491. Doors open at 10 a.m. and drawings will begin at noon. Admission is a $2.50 donation, which will benefit the VFW Veterans Village in Fort McCoy the only facility of its kind that provides affordable, independent living accommodations in a homelike atmosphere to those in VFW, Mens Auxiliaries, Ladies Auxiliaries and their spouses. Refreshments will include hot dogs available for purchase for $1, as well as free dessert and coffee. For more information, call Bettie at 352-746-1989 or Donna at 352-746-5215.Hadassah to gatherBeverly Hills Chapter of Hadassah will meet at 1 p.m. Monday, March 10, at the Kellner Auditorium, 102 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills. Our guest speaker this month is Maria Boone, staffing coordinator for Florida Health Care who will be speaking about cancer. For more information, call Miriam at 352-746-0005. Special to the ChronicleThe recent two-day yard sale of the Beverly Hills Womans Club was a success due to the hard work of members, from left, Pat Chilton, Judy Tiegs, Sharon Miller, Shirley Uherchick, Val Wither and Rosella Hale. Not pictured are Billie Brigner, Joan Burnett, Connie Martin Carter, Margaret McMahan and Hanna Templin. Braving the cold for a good cause Special to the ChronicleThe Knights of Columbus Florida State Council and Council 15624 Pope John Paul II in Citrus Springs recently presented the Veterans Services of Citrus County with four new wheelchairs to assist persons getting into and out of the office. From left are: Council 15624 Grand Knight Donald Reese, Samuel Dininno, Janet Gramann and Ray Agnese. Knights helping veterans Special to the ChronicleThe Home Again Resale Store is looking for volunteers to staff a new store in Beverly Plaza, next to Dollar General. The not-for-profit store donates all of its net income to the Central Ridge Boys & Girls Club, one of the three clubs operated by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Citrus County. Since June of 2012 the store has featured quality consignment furniture and furniture accessories at 1980 N. Future Terrace along County Road 486, directly across from the Chevron. Consignments are 50/50. Sales volunteers are being sought particularly from Pine Ridge and Beverly Hills. Volunteers would work from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or from 1 to 5 p.m. starting in April when the new store is scheduled to open. For information, call Maxine Mike Hulse at 352-746-6063. Hulse is volunteer coordinator for the nonprofit Nature Coast Affordable Housing Corp. that operates the Home Again Resale Stores. Want to help club for youths? Volunteers needed for Home Again Resale Store
C6SATURDAY, MARCH1, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEENTERTAINMENT PHILLIPALDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn.Ellen Hopkins, a novelist who writes primarily for teens and young adults, said, For short-term relaxation, I take a hot tub. Its my best way to unblock writers block, too. So, if you have a difficult decision to make at the bridge table, take a quick bath if the other players dont mind the delay, of course. Still, one of Hopkins words is relevant to this deal. How can the defenders defeat three notrump after West leads his fourth-highest spade to dummys bare king? North was right to respond three no-trump. Mentally look on king-singleton as king-doubleton. Even when the opening leader has the ace, he isnt going to lead it against a no-trump contract. South starts with seven top tricks: one spade (given the first trick), three hearts, one diamond and two clubs. The extra winners can obviously come from diamonds. And if that finesse is working, declarer will take the first 11 tricks. Even if the finesse loses, South will be all right if the opponents cannot cash four spade tricks. How can the defenders get those four spade winners? At trick one, East must drop his queen under dummys king. This serves two purposes: It tells partner about the queen and jack, allowing him to underlead the ace on the next round, and it unblocks the suit. (West knows the queen cannot be a singleton, because that would give South six spades.) Declarer will take the losing diamond finesse, whereupon the defenders can run four spade tricks but only if East unblocked the queen at trick one. 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A few months back, my wife found that I had been visiting Internet porn sites. She became very upset and said this was the same as having sex outside of marriage. This is something Im not proud of and resolved not to do it again. Well, a few days back, in a moment of weakness, I typed in nude beach. She says this is the same as a porn site. I feel it isnt, because it is a public beach. Seeing how much pain I caused my wife, I wont go to that site again. However, I would like your opinion. Is this the same as adultery? No Cheater Dear No Cheater: Deliberately searching out nude beach is a way to look for naked bodies without using the word porn, but the effect is similar. And while looking at naked bodies is not the same as adultery, it is still a betrayal if it hurts your wife and you have broken your promise to stop. And if you are interacting in real time with real women online, we would consider that a form of cheating. You seem to have a problem with pornography. If you cannot stay away from it, consider that you may have an addiction that requires treatment. Dear Annie: My husband is a control freak in a way that I do not understand. For example, he takes me shopping to purchase expensive jewelry that I do not want but that he insists I get. Recently, my dad moved close by. I told my husband I was going to visit Dad, and he became angry, stating that we dont have the money to visit relatives. He said he would cancel the gas credit cards if I went. How should a sane person deal with this idiocy? Confused in Connecticut Dear Confused: If this is recent behavior, please ask your husband to get a complete physical from his doctor. Sometimes there is a physical or neurological reason for a bizarre change in behavior. Otherwise, consider that your husband may be trying to isolate you, the mark of a potential abuser, and using the jewelry to assuage your concerns. The National Domestic Violence Hotline (thehotline.org) at 1-800-799-7233 can help you sort it out. Dear Annie: I take issue with your response to Tired of Rude Family in Carolina, whose inconsiderate sister and niece refuse to inform the hostess when they are bringing an additional guest (usually the nieces boyfriend) to dinner. The uninvited boyfriend is probably unaware of these family dynamics. Why not seat him where the inconsiderate sister would have been, next to the niece, and put the sister on the piano bench with a paper plate? After a few times of putting the sister in the hot seat, she just might get it. JM in Tennessee Dear J.M.: We think if the boyfriend is always being shoved into an extra chair, he is well aware of the difficulty his presence causes. However, you are absolutely right that the sister should take the hit. Read on: Dear Annie: If this sister brings an uninvited guest to dinner every time, it shouldnt be a surprise. Just set an extra setting as a matter of course. For many people, there is a long held tradition of setting a place for Jesus. If someone extra shows up, they are welcomed, and that is the seat they are given. Dear Annie: I would set up a card table and put place settings of paper plates, plastic utensils and two chairs. When the late sis arrived, I would drape a towel over my arm and escort them to their reserved table. Id put a candle in the middle, just for a little class. FloridaAnnies Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please email your questions to email@example.com, or write to: Annies Mailbox, Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. To find out more about Annies Mailbox and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com. ANNIES MAILBOX Bridge (Answers Monday) ADMITTHUMPCOERCE IMPORT Yesterdays Jumbles: Answer: When he didnt buy his wife the diamond ring she was hoping for, he PAID THE PRICE Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon.THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAMEby David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek Unscramble these four Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form four ordinary words. RAPOE PYGPU FEDSUE GARFOE Tribune Content Agency, LLC All Rights Reserved. Jumble puzzle magazines available at pennydellpuzzles.com/jumblemags Print your answer here: SATURDAY EVENING MARCH 1, 2014 C: Comcast, Citrus B: Bright House D/I: Comcast, Dunnellon & Inglis F: Oak Forest H: Holiday Heights C B D/I F H6:006:307:007:308:008:309:009:3010:0010:3011:0011:30 ^ (WESH) NBC 19 19 NewsNewsEntertainment NightNHL Ho ckey Pittsburgh Penguins at Chicago Blackhawks. (N)NewsSNL # (WEDU) PBS 3 3 14 6NewsHour Wk Festive Europe Magic Moments: The Best of 50s Pop Musicians perform. 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When one of my readers in Citrus County posed it to me, I thought it would make for a provocative column. So here it is, the question everybody loves to ask: Are Jews a people or a religion? The answer, my dear Watson, is not so elementary. There are many factors at play here, and of course with two Jews you get three opinions, but from my humble point of view of a liberal Jewish woman living in the state of Florida, I wish to offer the following. If you were to examine the liturgy, you would find references to the Jewish people all over the siddur (prayer book). Each branch of Judaism publishes their own version, with their specialized translations of the original Hebrew according to the dictates of their movement. While the liberal branches will be gender neutral in terms of pronouns for God, the more traditional texts will still use the masculine. Despite these and other subtle differences, Jews are still referred to as the Jewish people or the people of Israel or Gods people or Your people (referring to God). There is definitely a relationship here between a specific group of people (nation) and the rest of the peoples of the world. That relationship that Jews have with God is in the form of a covenant or agreement, God will be Israels God and Israel will do Gods bidding. The ancient Israelites who morphed into todays Jews, were given a set of laws, (the Ten Commandments) and the Torah (Five Books of Moses) with all its laws and precepts in order to live a moral and just life. Jews are the vehicle for these laws, a nation to show others how to live in peace and harmony. When you are considered a nation, then you have a country, customs and folkways to call your own. Jews have all of these things. The state of Israel is the Jewish homeland and the customs and laws of Judaism are the law of the land. Here is where things get interesting. Judaism is a religion. Religion by definition is a set of spiritual beliefs complete with rituals, taboos and liturgy. Judaism is so a part of the Jewish psyche that you cannot separate the two. Even secular Jews will observe Shabbat in their own way; it is part of the customs of belonging to the Jewish people. Can you be a member of the Jewish people and be a nonpracticing Jew? The answer is yes, you would be considered a secular Jew because if your mother (some branches say father) was Jewish so are you a member of the Jewish people. Here peoplehood seems to trump religion. You are a member of the Jewish people even if all you do for Purim is eat Hamantashen or just attend a seder on Passover. You are also considered Jewish if you faithfully observe the commandments (mitzvot) and lead religious services. You also bond with the Jewish people by supporting Zionist causes and attending Jewish functions such as concerts or book reviews on Jewish topics. Jews are a close-knit group of people, a community where even on the holiest day of the year, Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, prayers for forgiveness are recited in the plural. Mordecai Kaplan, the founder of the liberal Jewish movement, Reconstructionism, called Judaism a living religious civilization. He saw Judaism as not just a religion, but more of a civilization that is a group of people living together sharing similar values, music, art, food and religion. All of this describes the Jewish people. Where would we be without our distinctive food based on our specialized dietary laws, our music, art and even our way of dress? All these things characterize us as a nation and make us distinctive from others around us. Even our concept of holiness revolves around the idea of separateness, for example, taking an object, such as wine, and consecrating it to a higher purpose as Jews do on the Sabbath. So how can you be part of the Jewish people when you are Asian, African, Native American or other nationality or race? Here religion trumps nationality and so we have Jewish Africans such as the ones from Ethiopia, Chinese Jews and Native Americans who are members of both tribes! It is entirely up to you if you are an American Jew or a Jewish American because Judaism is a religion and being a Jew does not make you part of a race since Jews can be of any race or color. Despite Hitlers attempts to prove otherwise with his racial purity of the Aryan race and ridiculous caricatures of Jewish noses as a Jewish racial trait, Jews are descendants from Semite tribes (hence the term antiSemite for being against Jews) and since they were exiled by the Babylonians in 586 B.C.E., they have been scattered all over the world assimilating into the worlds cultures. And so our answer to our question is that being a Jew makes you part of a people as well as a member of a specific religion. In truth, the way Jews think, act and pray and face life are so a part of us as a people. We have our own languages, Ladino and Yiddish and our holy tongue of Hebrew. And while we share many of our values with other groups, I still believe that nobody can play a violin like a Jew, and if you want to win a case, get a Jewish lawyer from New York. Kidding aside, our tradition teaches us that God and the Jewish people are one. That means that Jewish peoplehood and religion are one. Next question, please.Judi Siegal is a retired teacher and Jewish educator. She lives in Ocala with her husband, Phil. She can be reached at niejudis@ yahoo.com. Judi SiegalJUDIS JOURNAL Church of Chassahowitzka, 11275 S. Riviera Drive, Chassahowitzka. Free mens breakfast at 9 a.m. today at the Holy Grounds Caf at Calvary Chapel, 960 South U.S. 41, Inverness. Come out for great food and fun. Men of all ages are invited. Call 352-726-1480 for more information or visit www calvaryinv.com. Inverness First United Methodist Church, at 3896 S. Pleasant Grove Road, plans the following events. Call 352-726-2522. Free clothes giveaway from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in the fellowship hall. Many sizes available in mens, womens and childrens clothes, shoes and accessories. Rudys BBQ chicken dinner fundraiser from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 28. Tickets are $10 for 1/2 chicken portion and $5 for 1/4 chicken portion (children younger than 12). Tickets available starting March 2. Proceeds go towards educational supplies and playground equipment. St. Annes Episcopal Church plans the following upcoming events: A five-act play based on the murder mystery scenario Murder at Tiffanys at 6:30 p.m. today. Prizes awarded to those who guess the perpetrator. Reservations required by calling 352-7952176. Embrace the Journey Lenten Series at 5:30 p.m. Fridays, March 14 through April 11, in the sanctuary with Stations of the Cross, followed by a soup and salad dinner with five guest speakers discussing end-of-life issues. Homecoming Celebration fundraiser with a catered dinner with a cash bar. at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 22, also featuring a parody of The Newlywed Game, The Dating Game, Kids Say the Darnedest Things, and other comic acts. Beverly Hills Community Church Food Pantry will participate in the 2014 Alan Shawn Feinstein, 17th Annual $1 Million Giveaway to Fight Hunger The more donations made to the food pantry today through April 30, the more of the Feinstein money the pantry will receive. Donations can include cash, checks and food items. There will be a Salvation Army brass band concert at 2 p.m. Sunday. The Orlando Citadel Band will present a program of marches and sacred hymns at the Salvation Army Worship and Service Center, 712 S. School Ave., Lecanto. The center is at the corner of Gulf-to-Lake Highway (State Road 44), approximately 1.25 miles east of Lecanto Highway (County Road 491). The concert is open to the public and there is no admission fee. Call Capt. Phillip Irish at 352-419-3100, Capt. Lynn Irish at 352-419-3101 or Maj. Ruth Draper at 352-513-4963. NOTESContinued from Page C3
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Many service advertisers are required by state law to include their state license number in all advertisements. If you dont see a license number in the ad, you should inquire about it and be suspicious that you may be contacting an unlicensed business. The Citrus County Chronicle wants to ensure that our ads meet the requirements of the law. Beware of any service advertiser that can not provide proof that they are licensed to do business. For questions about business licensing, please call your city or county government offices. TREE REMOVAL & STUMP GRINDING Trim/Tree Removal, 55ft. Bucket Truck 352-344-2696 Lic/ins. ATREE SURGEON Lic. & Ins. Lowest Rates Free est. (352)860-1452 *ABC PAINTING* 30 + YRS.EXP.LIC./INS for an EXCELLENT job call Dale and Sons 352-586-8129 Absolute Exterior Restoration Any Surface, roof & gutter cleaning, int/ext painting 352-382-5172 CALLSTELLAR BLUE All Int./ Ext. Painting Needs. Lic. & Ins. FREE EST. (352) 586-2996 Lawncare -N -More Friendly Family Services for over 21 yrs. 352-726-9570 Pressure Washing, Roof Coating, Drive ways & any Handyman Repair Lic# 39477 (352) 464-3748 THE KLEEN TEAM Residential/Comm. Lic., Bonded, Insured (352) 419-6557 Floors /walls. Tubs to shower conv. No job too big or small. Ph: 352-613-TILE /lic# 2441 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. Lawncare -N -More Friendly Family Services for over 21 yrs. 352-726-9570 STEVES LAWN SERVICE Mowing & Trimming Clean up, Lic. & Ins. (352) 797-3166 THE KLEEN TEAM Residential/Comm. Lic., Bonded, Insured (352) 419-6557 A-1 Hauling, Cleanups, garage clean outs, trash, furniture & misc. 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River Rock Reseals & Repairs. Lic. (352) 364-2120 D & R TREE SERVICE Lawn & Landscape Specialist. Lic. & Ins. Free Est. 352-302-5641 All Major Credit Cards Design & Install Plant*Sod*Mulch Weed*Trim*Clean lic/ins 352-465-3086 #1 Professional Leaf Vac system why rake? FULL LAWN SERVICE Fr ee Est. 352-344-9273 Crosbys Lawn Care & Maintenance Offering exceptional lawn care, tree removal, and pressure washing.Call now for your free quote! Family owned and operated 352-247-5163 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Lawncare -N -More Friendly Family Services for over 21 yrs. 352-726-9570 Pressure Washing, Roof Coating, Drive ways & any Handyman Repair Lic# 39477 (352) 464-3748 Remodeling Additions, new homes Free est. crc1330081 (352) 949 2292 Home/Office Cleaning Catered to your needs, reliable & exper., lic./ins. Bonded 352-613-8137 Need your house cleaned! Call Maggie. Need your home repaired! Call Chris. Married Team! Res & Com. 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AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 BIANCHI CONCRETE INC.COM Lic/Ins #2579352-257-0078 ROBS MASONRY & CONCRETE Driveways tear outs, tractor work, Lic. #1476, 726-6554 AFFORDABLE Top Soil, Rock, Mulch Hauling & Tractor Work 352-341-2019, 201-5147 AllAROUND TRACTORLand clearing, Hauling Site Prep, Driveways Lic/Ins 352-795-5755 Dump truck loads (approx 8 yds), dirt & rock hauling. Tractor Work. 352-302-5794 Heavy Bush-hogging Land clearing, Fill Dirt Seeding,Tree removal, Lic/Ins 352-563-1873 A-1 CompleteDrywall Pres. Wash, Renovations Painting (Int/Ext) 25 yrs 352-513-5746 COUNTYWIDE DRY-WALL25 yrs exp. lic.2875, all your drywall needs! Ceiling & Wall Repairs. Pop Corn Removal 352-302-6838 DUN-RITE ELECTRIC Since / Free Est. lic EC 13002699 352-726-2907 OWENS QUALITY FENCING, ALL TYPES. Free Est. Comm/Res. 352-628-4002 SMITTYS APPLIANCE REPAIR. Also W anted Dead or Alive W ashers & Dryers. FREE PICK UP! 352-564-8179 Transmission Repair & FinanceCONSIGNMENT USA US 19 CR 461-4518 Caring, Exp. Caregiver with Excellent Refs, Clean, Shop, Etc. for You (352) 613-3114 JAKES General Carpentry, No Job too Big or Small. Porches & MORE 352-601-7064 SHADYVIEW CANVAS Awnings *Carports*Boat Tops & Covers upholst 352 613-2518 JEFFS CLEANUP/HAULING Clean outs/ Dump Runs Brush Removal. Lic. 352-584-5374 CURB APPEAL Yardscape, Curbing, Flocrete. River Rock Reseals & Repairs. Lic. (352) 364-2120 000HHE7 TV STAND ON WHEELS 28 W X 24H MEDIUM COLOR $20 352-613-0529 AFFORDABLE Top Soil, Rock, Mulch Hauling & Tractor Work 352-341-2019, 201-5147 John Deere Riding Mower 17.5 HP Kawaski Motor, 42 deck. $500 (352) 746-7357 RIDING LAWN MOWER John Deer 42 riding lawn mower.17hp $500 352 613 5522 BEVERLYHILLSFri & Sat 8am-2pm Lots of tools, hshold. bedding, clothes, camper & Mens Stuff! 44 S Jackson Street BEVERLYHILLSOUR LADYOF GRACE CHURCH FLEAMARKET SA T MAR. 1ST 8AM to 1PM.6 Roosevelt Blvd CHASSAHOWITKAANNUAL CHURCH RUMMAGE SALE Fri & Sat 9am to 3pm Lots of Everything First Christian Church of Chassahowitzka 11275 S. Riviera Drive CRYSTAL RIVERFri, Sat, Sun 8a-5p 665 NE 9th St, Near CR area schools. CRYSTAL RIVERNature Coast MinistriesMoving Sale 50% OFF Furn* Medical Eq* Wall Art*Appliances* TVs*Toys*Games* Baskets*Boutique* Sport Gds* Glassware FILLABAG SALE clothing,shoes,books $3 Plastic Bag; $5 Paper Bag 999 NE 5th ST -44 E Next to Race Trac 352-563-1860 10a-4p Mon-Sat Volunteers needed for new Location Apply at 5th St Loc. ASIAN STYLE TABLE $75 glass top red and gold perfect condition call 352-257-3870 Glass Covered Raton coffee table. Excellent Condition! asking $50 OBO 352-446-9620 HIGH END USED FURNITURE, 2ND TIME AROUND RESALES 270-8803, 2165 Hy 491 KING BEDROOM SET custom made, matching Entertainment Center, lots of storage! can text photos askg $475obo 352-220-2037 King Mattress & 2 twin boxsprings for King $175. obo kids bedroom set, 3 pc. set $200. ob (352) 226-3883 LIVING ROOM SET couch, love seat, chair and ottoman. first $100 352 302 7451 LOVE SEAT Broyhill, Green, like new. No pets or smoking. Exc Cond! $225. (352) 746-2329 Oak Dining Room Set inc. ext. leaf 4 highback chairs, beautiful hutch w. beveled glass doors, $300.set obo Dinette Set 4 padded chairs w/coaster wheels $225. obo, can text photos (352) 220-2037 OVERSIZED RECLINER Leather, good cond $400; Oversized lift chair, like new $700 (352) 746-4245 RUG. 6x8, 100% wool. Contemporary rug. Color: browns, tans, beiges $85.00 352-270-3117 SOFA& LOVE SEAT Blue with a floral patter $40 call 352-257-3870 SOFA beige $50 352-344-4323 Solid Wild Cherry Buffet, natural finish, 16W x 40Lx 40H glass doors, Amish made, beautiful! $200. (352) 860-0124 TRADE IN MATTRESS SETS FOR SALE Starting at $50. King, Queen, Full, Twin Very good condition 352-621-4500 TRADITIONALWING BACK CHAIR Medium Rose Color $25 great shape call 352-257-3870 ROSEANNE DVD SERIES -20 DVDS asking $60 OBO [retails $140] 352-446-9620 DOUBLE ROUND PATIO LOUNGE frame w/cushions & pillows. good cond. 95.00 obo 352-560-7857 PATIO SET 5 PIECES 1 48 OCTAGON TABLE & 4 CHAIRS WITH CUSHIONS WHITE $100 352-613-0529 Round Patio Table, 120 round with 4 chairs, good condition $100. (352) 795-7254 White PVC Table w/ 4chairs $150. obo 2 Seater lawn Chairs still in the case $50. (352) 209-4311-lv msg. 20 8 ft. Wooden Tables$75. ea. Wiil Sell Separate (352) 621-0987 100 Metal Chairs$15ea. Will separate (352) 621-0987 54 Kitchen Table & base, cherry wood, 4 leather chairs org. cost $1,600. Selling $300. (352) 465-5541, 464-1000 Antique Rocker, round table & desk.DR table, 4 chrs, 2 leafs; dresser, overstuffed chr, kit storage unit, & paintings. $250 obo (352) 419-5635 Bunk Bed & Futon Combination heavy duty metal construction, excel. cond. $250. (352) 249-7796 DINING ROOM SET Table with 6 chairs, walnut, 4 glass inserts in table $200 (352) 897-5278 Dresser & Night Stand Antique, Pine, $100 obo, China Cabinet Glass doors, w/ cabinets $75 obo (352) 226-3883 Dual Recliner/Love Seat.New Cond.Sea Foam Green. No Smoker, No Pets. $250 obo. (352)344-8277 DUDLEYS AUCTION Thur 2 27 -Walk About Estate Auction 3pm Complete contents of several homes, furniture, tools, boxes of treasures Sun 3/2 -Antique Auction 1pm Kawai Baby Grand, Victorian-PrimitiveMarble Top Furniture, Signed memorabilia, Jewelry, Coins, Rugs, Porc, Sterling, 500 + lots ********************** call for info 637-9588 dudleysauction.com 4000 S Florida Ave (US41S) Inverness Ab1667 10% bp cash/ck. 10 Table Saw, with stand $50. Craftsman Wood Lathe antique? $75. (352) 765-4011 Air Compressor/ Upright, Craftsman, 6HP, 60gal. capacity 220C, 125 PSI $325 (202) 425-4422 cell BENCH TOPGRINDER $30 in good condition call 352-257-3870 DELTABENCH PRESS $40 in good condition call 352-257-3870 MACHINE SHOP Lathe, Milling Mach. Drill Press, 2 saws, A. torch, M. welder, supply of steel/allum. $10,000 352-400-1074 Power Washer,Edger, Blower, Tile Cutter, 6 FT Utility table. CHEAP (352) 726-3731 WESTINGHOUSE JOINTER/EDGER ON STAND $40 in good working condition call 352-257-3870 KAROKE MACHINE WITH CD PLAYER & 5.5 SCREEN WITH GRAPHICS $100 352-341-6920 PANASONIC 13 TV WITH BUILTIN VCR & REMOTE $30 352-613-0529 SHARPSPEAKERS 2 10 150 WATTS $25 352-613-0529 YAMAHASPEAKERS 5 2 16 140 WATTS 2 9 60 WATTS 1 5 80 WATTS $70 352-613-0529 (3) WHITE ALUMINUM WINDOWS Double pane no screen measures 71h x 36w;$30 ea call 352-257-3870 SLIDING DOORS 6 white insulated with frame, heavy duty $100 very good condition 352-302-7451 DELFLATSCREEN 14 in Good condition $20.00 Linda 423-4163 DELLMONITOR 16 in wide .Fair condition 10.00 Linda 423-4263 DVD RESCUE ME SERIES Seasons 1 -3 total of 11 DVDs $25 OBO 352-446-9620 FAMILYGUYDVD SERIES total of 75 DVDs -Retails $170 asking $70 OBO 352-446-9620 HPLAPTOPCARRYING CASE w/Shoulder Strap New $25 Call 726-0040 MARRIED WITH CHILDREN Series 7 DVDS asking $15 OBO [retails $36] 352-446-9620 WE MOVE SHEDS! we accept Visa/MC **352-634-3935** DOME TOPSTEAMER TRUNK. Excellent condition in/out. 20H x 30W x 18D. $100. 527-1239 DRESSER WITH MIRROR Cherry Wood $100 call 352-257-3870 WOOD ROCKER Great shape $65 call 352-257-3870 LENOX Crystal Bowls. Set Of 4,3.5inch diameter. Made Czech Republic. Lovely. New. $40.00. 352-513-5777 ONEIDAStainless Platter and Bowl, Large. Excellent Condition. $30.00. 352-513-5777 STAINLESS Oneida 18/8 vintage coffee pot and water jug. Nice. $89.00 352-513-5777 Waterford Cyrstal & Select Glassware Call for Pricing (352) 249-7064 2 WHITE KENMORE PEDESTALS for washer and dryer like new $80 call 352-257-3870 APPLIANCES like new washers/dryers, stoves, fridges 30 day warranty trade-ins, 352-302-3030 BRAND NEW 30 Gas Stove GE Stainless Steel model # JGBT33SET2SS retail $899. never used $350. (352) 563-9811 DISHWASHER black Kenmore Ultrawash. Top of line model. $45 (352)795-7813 Dryer white, Good Condition $100. Call Homosassa (678) 617-5560 ELECTRIC STOVE 30 Inch Excel condition $125. 352-302-8265 ELECTRIC STOVE GE, Like New White, $300 (352) 795-8728 GE Refrigerator 21.6 CU. f. frost free about 12yrs old, in good condition .$100.00 call 875-8442 Kenmore Refrigerator Elite Side by Side 25.6 cu ft, 2 computers, auto defrost w/side mounted freezer, thru-door ice/water $500. (352) 465-0339 Kitchen Appliance Set GE, Almond, S-by-S Refrig w/ ice/water Range glass top, and Diswasher May Divide $1,000; 352-601-3728 SANYO T.V. 27 in.Works.call for info.. Linda 423-4163 SMITTYS APPLIANCE REPAIR. Also W anted Dead or Alive W ashers & Dryers. FREE PICK UP! 352-564-8179 STOVE, 20 electric, white clean, works good. $125. Homosassa (678) 617-5560 or 352-628-3258 WASHER OR DRYER $145.00 Each. Reliable, Clean, Like New, Excellent Working Cond, 60 day Guar.Free Del/Set up. 352-263-7398 ABSOLUTE AUCTION 2.5 ACRES,March 20, 10amEd Messer, Broker messersales.com Heating And Air Conditioning Technician Training! 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Call 352-795-1554 EOE Administrative AssistantPT with potential for full time.Minimum 3 yrs. in an Admin Pos. Fax or Email Resume to: 352-489-8505 ksipper@ pathofcitrus.org Asphalt Distributor Truck Operator NeededCDLclass B required. Full time position w/ benefits. Drug screening and Background conducted. Send resume to: email@example.com or apply at Pave-Rite, Inc., 3411 W Crigger Ct. Lecanto. Cant Keep Your Mouth Shut!Spouse may not like it? But well pay you top dollar for it. Appointment Setting Commission Only 352-503-6860 FUEL TRUCK DRIVERClass B /Tanker /Hazmat apply in person 1021 SE Hwy 19 Crystal River or send resume to: Whetco @earthlink.net or fax 352-795-1121 Head Chef Deli ManagerFT position at a growing natural food store with large food service area. Exp required Send resume to: CCC, Blind Box 1857 106 W Main St Inverness, Fl 34450 Heavy Machine MechanicDAB Constructors Inglis Area, F/T, EOE (352) 447-5488 Houseman, Housekeeper & Laundry PersonExperience Preferred No Phone Calls Apply In Person 614 NW Hwy 19,BEST WESTERN OTR DRIVER**Dedicated Run** **Home Weekly** 5 yrs. exp. call 352-212-3770 Window InstallerExp. not neccessary. Construction exp. helpful. Clean drivers record. Benefits available. Apply in Person Mon. Through Fri. 8am-4pm Tropical Window 1731 Hwy 19 Homosassa P/T Line CooksMust be available to work week-ends. Skyview Restaurant at Citrus Hills Apply in Person 2100 N. Terra Vista Blvd Mon.-Sun. 8a-10a Or 3p-5p MEDICAL ASSISTANTExperience reqd for very busy medical office. Includes benefits. Fax Resume to: (352) 563-2512 Experienced Closing AgentBusy Title Company in Citrus County. Fax Resume: 888-713-3272 Litigation Asst/Paralegal5 yr litigation exp. mandatory Salary negotiable/Benefits avail. Fax resume: 352-726-3180 SPORTSTERSHave Openings for EXP. SERVERS & BARTENDERS Apply in Person Mon., Tue. or Wed. 10am-2pm390 N. Suncoast Bvd Exp. Laborer & Plastererneed valid DL, Top pay for quality applicants. call 352-232-9524 Scott Wright Stucco EXPERIENCED PLUMBERSAll phases, Valid Florida license req. Pd Holidays & Vac. Apply: 102 W. Main St, downtown Inverness or call (352) 860-1973 F/T -P/T POOL/ MAINTENANCEApply in person Spruce Creek Preserve SR 200 Dunnellon 9am -4pm See Julie NEWSPAPER CARRIER WANTEDNewspaper carrier wanted for early morning delivery of the Citrus County Chronicle and other newspapers for home delivery customers.Must have insured and reliable vehicleApply in Person 1624 N Meadowcrest Blvd, Crystal River Monday to Friday 8am -5pm Newspaper carriers are independent contractors, not employees of the Citrus County Chronicle P/T CUSTODIAL / MONITORINGMaintenance Experience a PLUS Apply in Person Spruce Creek Preserve SR 200 Dunnellon 9am -4pm See Julie Real Estate Office Coord.Computer Skills, MS Office. Multi tasking Phone Skills, & Customer Service. Email Resume to: servingyou@era americanrealty.com Subject Line: resume 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 Are YOUa professional, joyful, caring, experienced Medical Receptionist or Medical Assistant Looking to work at a successful Physicians office? Then send YOUR Resume To: resumek@ rocketmail.com Avante At InvernessHAS THE FOLLOWING OPEN POSITIONS PRN Dietary Cook PRN Dietary Aid PRN Floor Tech Full time 11-7 CNA Please apply online Avantecenters.com Citrus Podiatry Centerwith the following Positions available. Podiatric Assistant Part-time. 32 Hrs/wk. Xray license preferred. Fr ont Of fice/Billing Part-time. 32 Hrs/wk. Both positions: Two years minimal exp in office setting. Must have local work references. Two Local established offices since 1989. Partial benefits. Competitive salary. Mail Resume: P.O. Box 1120 Lecanto, FL 34460-1120.No faxes Accepted. 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C10SATURDAY,MARCH1,2014 CLASSIFIEDS CITRUSCOUNTY( FL ) CHRONICLE 000HHE1 OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY 3/1 1-4PMPlantation Realty, Inc.Gloria Reagan 352-345-1192502 N. VenturiBeautiful home with pool and tiki lounge on Seven Rivers Golf Course.$259,000 000HIVE OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 3/2 1-4PMPlantation Realty, Inc.795-0784Halo Hills2 Mobile Homes each on 1 acre land, fenced and cleared$99,000 000HIVG 0 0 0 8 X G Z For more information on how to reach Citrus County readers call 352-563-5592. CHAWEENIES Health Cert, 1st set of shots, 1 mo flea control $350 ea (352) 613-9736 2 Pot Belly Pigs $50 each Stallion pony, semibroke, $300 (352) 634-4237 ask for Mike 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 @$425 Pets considered and section 8 is accepted. Call 800-747-4283 For Details! FLORALCITY1/1, 2/2, $350-$425/mo. Rent to own (352) 422-3670, 341-2438 LECANTO2 bedroom. 1 bath. m/h for rent/w option to buy owner financing available next to walmart clubhouse for your enjoyment 352-476-6144 or 240-310-8122 Bad Credit? Heres your chance! Repos available in your area! Financing A vailable (352) 795-1272 LABRADOODLE PUPPIES 3 adorable males, 1 black, 2 apricot, parents on premises, vet checked, health certificates. Ready for new homes! $500 352-410-0080 MacawFemale $2500; Quarter horse, National Champion, takes intermediate rider $2500 352-860-2457 Shih-Poo Puppy, 1 female Schnauzer Pups Born Nov. 14 Shih-Tzu Pups Born Jan. 21, 352-795-5896 Day SHIH-TZU PUPS, Available Registered Lots of Colors Males Starting @ $400. Beverly Hills, FL. (352) 270-8827 SKINNEYSkinney, an American pit bull terrier, a great favorite among the shelter volunteers. Bears the scars of a previous hard life, but is looking for a new wonderful life with a loving family. Rides well in a car, takes treats gently, loves to play with toys. Call Christina @ 352-464-3908. Your world first.Every Dayvautomotive Classifieds BOYS CLOTHING Sizes 12mths 5Toddlers .25-$1.00 like new call 352-257-3870 I I I I I I I I Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 I I I I I I I I WANT TO BUY HOUSE or MOBILE Any Area, Condition or Situation Fred, 352-726-9369 TRAILER HITCH 10,000 lb weight distributing hitch with sway control. 2 5/16 ball $100.00 352-613-0823 I wish to adopt a dog, male lab, light choc, or lab golden mix, 2-5 yrs,80-90 lbs, well behave and trained. Must walk well on lease at my side. Must not climb or jump fence. Must be medically up to date. extremely loving, must be able to get along well with a female dog, should have smooth sleek fur. Please call me and leave message on VM (352) 746-3087 MANUALTREADMILL DIGITALREADOUT, FOLDS UPFOR EASY STORAGE, ONLY $95 464-0316 WEIGHTBENCH Incline-decline. Includes leg attachment. $60.00. 352-270-3117 14x 10Screen Room still in the case $100. Coleman Weekender Hammock, still in case $100. (352) 209-4311-lv msg Club Car Golf Cart Gas, lifted, large tires, needs restoration. Good project for hunting buggy $800 (352) 564-2756 Concealed Weapons Permit Course DANS GUN ROOM (352) 726-5238 Dirt Bike Brand-new battery. Paid $499, asking $75 OBO Pics avail. 352-446-9620 GOLF CLUBS Like new, 1 set Northwestern, 1 set Ping Zing, Plus bags, balls etc $550 for all (352) 341-0866 Ping G25,9.5 Graphite Reg. Flex Driver w/ adjustible shaft $225. (352) 341-0302 TAPERFLEX WATER SKI $25.00 in great condition call 352-257-3870 THOMPSON CONTENDER MUZZLE LOADER Hawken 45 caliber, like new with complete set of possibles-$350 firm. 352-212-8624. 6ft x 16ft, flat deck, w ramps, pressure treated deck, new elect. brakes, $2,000 obo(603) 702-2491 DUDLEYS AUCTION Thur 2 27 -Walk About Estate Auction 3pm Complete contents of several homes, furniture, tools, boxes of treasures Sun 3/2 -Antique Auction 1pm Kawai Baby Grand, Victorian-PrimitiveMarble Top Furniture, Signed memorabilia, Jewelry, Coins, Rugs, Porc, Sterling, 500 + lots ********************** call for info 637-9588 dudleysauction.com 4000 S Florida Ave (US41S) Inverness Ab1667 10% bp cash/ck. KIMBALLORGAN $30 call 352-257-3879 LOWREY ORGAN MX-2, With all the bells and whistles. Exc Cond, w/ bench $1400; 352-601-3728 FRYING PAN + Lid. Oneida Stainless Deep at 9.5 dia. Wooden Handle. Nice pc. $20 352-513-5777 PFALTZGRAF AMALFI 12 place settings w/serving pcs $100 513-4614 Plant Hanger Beautiful Hand made, macrame, with plant & glass holder $60 (352) 746-2479 SHARPER IMAGE Ionic Breeze 3.0 New $249 used 1 week $50. No more filters to buy. 613-4279 TOASTER OVEN, COFFEE MAKER & ELECTRIC MIXER $25 352-613-0529 CELEBRITYSCOOTER AND HARMAR LIFT Both in good working condition. $850. Call 270-2319 before 8 PM CHILDS MANUAL WHEELCHAIR, GOOD SHAPE, YELLOW W/ FOOTRESTS. ONLY $85 352-464-0316 Electric WheelchairWith lift, Like New, $800. 352-897-4154 Philips, Hard Start Brand New Home Defibrillator, for sudden cardiac arrest, Internet, price $1,199, Sell for $500 (352) 382-1088 RAISED TOILETSEAT Add 5 to toilet .Brand new,stillin box.Paid $25,sell for $15.00 352-746-4160 SHOWER BENCH SEATALUMINUM & FIBERGLASS BENCH TO PUTIN TUB 20.00 352-464-0316 SILENTAIR PURIFIER New $249 used 1 week $50. Pay NO MORE! 352-613-4279 THREE WHEELED WALKER LARGE WHEELS ONLY50.00 464-0316 NEWFENDER ACOUSTIC GUITAR SMALLBODY,STRAT NECK,&GIGBAG $100 352-601-6625 NEWLIQUID BLACK ELECTRIC GUITAR SGSTYLE PLAYS SOUNDS GREAT! $65 352-601-6625 ACOUSTIC ELECTRIC GUITAR, GRAND CONCERT,FISHMAN ELECTRONICS $85 352-601-6625 BLACK&GOLD LESPAULSTYLE ELECTRIC GUITAR SET-NECK NEW $100 352-601-6625 BIRD CAGE 32 W X 40 L$45.00 OBO e-mail picture Linda 423-4163 Florida Jumbo Shrimp 15ct@ $5/lb, FRESH Gulf Grouper @ $7/lb delivered 352-897-5001 FOG MACHINE WITH CONTROLLER AND FOG FLUID $25.00 352-601-1851 GENERATOR Honda, Black Max 8125, 6500 watts, low hours, $550 Will take hunting eq. on trade 906-285-1696 HARLEYSTOCK EXHAUSTPIPES NEW FITS 1350-1450 SLIDE ON ONLY$75 352-464-0316 HARMAN KARDEN DIGITALSYNTHESIZED QUARTZ AM/FM RECEIVER FIRST 100.00 464-0316 HOLIDAYCLASSIC CDS Top artists 25 for $50 Call 726-0040 Karcher Pressure Washer 6 hp, 2300 psi, $150. Queen Sofa Couch multi color, like new $150. obo (352) 270-0269 Kerosene Lamps set of 10, $100. (352) 795-7254 Large Shed, with windows & skylight w/ portible air cond. $850. obo, Pd. $2,000 Leave Message (352) 637-6310 MITRE SOCCER NET 6 FOOTWIDE BY4 FOOTHIGH $30 352-613-0529 REALISTIC MICROPHONE with cord. $25.00 352-601-1851 Recumbent Bike Schwin, stationary, $250; large wooden rocking chair $150 Both in good cond (352) 746-4245 Regulation Bathtub Opaque, Glass Shower Sliding Doors Like New $200. (352) 527-9395 SILENTAIR PURIFIER Ionic Breeze 3.0 New $249 used 1 week $50 No more Filters! 352-613-4279 SINGER TREADLE SEWING MACHINE $60.00 Located in Floral City. Call 239 404 8589 SPINNING RED LIGHT $5.00 352-601-1851 SPINNING RED LIGHT Used by DJ, $5.00 351-601-1851 STROBE LIGHTGreat for dances. $10.00 352-601-1851 SYLVANIATV Very good condition, $25 (352)465-1616 Tall Metal Pet Gate fits 36 door, Paid $90 Asking $50.Walnut Wood Pet Gate Fits 36 door Pd $110. Asking $50 352-563-2706 TWIN BEDDING blanket $5, pillow & sheet set $10, new sheet set in pkg. $10. Call 527-2598 10am-9pm. VIDEO GAME CONSOLE Play station 2, two controllers, dvd remote and 14 games. $100.00 352-613-0823 WIRELESS REMOTE CONTROLFOG MACHINE with fog fluid $30.00 352-601-1851 YARN Knitting worsted & baby weight. $1.50 skein,supersize $3 ea. Var. colors. Call 527-2598 10am-9pm 4 INCH TOILETSEAT RISER ITMAKES IT EASIER TO GETUP ONLY25.00 352-464-0316 4 PRONGED CANE DONTWAITTO FALL AND NEED ITLATER ONLY25.00 352-464-0316 BEDSIDE COMMODE & ALUMINUM WALKER both have adjustable legs only 20.00 each 352-464-0316 MENS JEANS/NEW Roots / 36 W x 30 L 15.00 Linda 423-4163 BROTHER FAX COPIER SCANNER WITH MANUALONLY35.00 464 0316 2003 FORD GRILL. Original 2003 Ford Expedition grill,like new. $50 727-463-4411 20 WhirlybirdDriveway Cleaner $200. obo 352-302-8265 225/75R -16 Goodyear light truck tire GREATSHAPE ONLY$50 352-464-0316 75 GALLON METAL OLD FUELCANS WITH SPOUTS ALLFOR $80.00 464-0316 ALPHA/OMEGAHOME SCHOOLING BOOKS 9th/10th grades 50.00 obo Linda 423-4163 AMERICAN DJ MIRROR BALLWITH MOTOR AND 2 PINSPOTS. $25.00 352-601-1851 AMERICAN TOURISTER Travel Duffle Bag hand/shoulder strap $25 Call 726-0040 AMERICAN TOURISTER Travel Duffle Bag w/shoulder strap $25 Call 726-0040 APPLIANCES like new washers/dryers, stoves, fridges 30 day warranty trade-ins, 352-302-3030 BASE CABINETS 2 new, wood, maple. 30 X 22 X 31.5 H. $35 each or $60 both. Call 527-2598 10am-9pm BIRD CAGE ON STAND For medium bird. 20x20x35H.$35 Located in Floral City.Call 239 404 8589 Blue Glass Ware $150. 10 Deviled Egg Strays $50. (352) 795-7254 Broan White Range Hood $35.00 Double bowl composite sink $35.00 (717) 994-2362 Chain Link Fence, 6 ft high, 176 feet, complete setup Asking $600. (352) 341-6213 Chandelier $50 Garment Steamer Rowenta 1500 $50. (352) 563-2706 COMPUTER GAMES 6 multi-packs, 1 with 500,000 games, great shape, ($10) 352-613-7493 DENON STEREO RECEIVER AM/FM PRECISION AUDIO RECEIVER. FIRST 100.00. 464-0316 DESK SOLID DARK WOOD w/ Hutch Excel. Used Cond. 7 drawers. Org. $1,300. Selling for $245.00 352-249-7212 DIRECTSATELLITE DISH Like new.I own 75.00 obo Linda 413-4163 DOME TOPSTEAMER TRUNK. Excellent condition in/out. 20H x 30W x 18D. $100. 527-1239 Easy Boy Rocker Recliner, Swivel, $200. Combination Safe, 24H 18W 18L $100. (352) 445-9448 ELVIS PRESLEY CARDBOARD POSTER Highly collectible only $25 call 352-257-3870 ELVIS RECORDS Elvis LPs 6 for $25 from 50s and 60s 860-1039 860-1039 FLOOR LAMPS 65 metal, all white, 3 adj. globes $35. 71 brass torchiere $70. Call 527-2598 10am-9pm. CRYSTAL RIVERSaturday & Sunday 9am to 2pm TOOLS & Other Stuff for Sale 402 N Venturi Ave CRYSTAL RIVERSPRING GARAGE SALE KINGS BAY STORAGE Sat. 1ST, 7:30a-2pm Over 40 tenants are opening their units. Washers, Dryers, Stoves, Refrigerators Freezers, Baby items, Clothes, Furniture, Bikes, Tools, Antiques & Collectibles For information Call (352) 563-1412FOOD VENDOR 7957 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy 44 Look for the Signs FLORALCITY12028 S Elm Point. Multi family. 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday only. Tools. Books. X Box games. Toys. Furniture. More. FLORAL CITYBenefit Sale for Precious Paws Rescue Fri. 28 & Sat. 1 & Sun. 2 8am-3pm 7360 S. Florida Ave. FLORAL CITYSat. Only. 8a-? Lots & Lots of Stuff! Florence Ter. HERNANDOSaturday 9a-3p Storage Unit Sale Everything must go. 2209 N Skeeter Ter HOMOSASSAFri & Sat 8a-2p 5880 W Cinnamon Ridge Dr. HOMOSASSASaturday 8a to ? Too Much to List! 3290 ABERDEEN TERR. INVERNESSFri & Sat 8a-5p 610 N Fitzpatrick Av INVERNESSFri -Sat 8a-1pMost Everything $1.Glass, Avon clothes, misc. 802 Edgewater Dr off Turner Camp. INVERNESSHuge Community Yard Sale Over 15 Homes! Fri & Sat 8a to 3p, At The Ranches off 581 InvernessHuge Moving Sale. Fri. Feb. 28 8:30-3:30 p.m., Thru Sat. Mar. 1 8:30-12. 321 N. Osceola. Cash Only. INVERNESSMulti-family sale Fri & Sat 8a-2p 12290 E Raintree Ct INVERNESSOak Pond Retirement Comm Sat&Sun 9a-5p Hwy 44, 2 mi. N of Hwy 41, next to Eagles INVERNESSSun. 9-3 MOVING 349 Golf Harbor Path The Moorings LECANTO4425 W Glen Street Furniture, Tools, Books, Housewares, yard items Sat/Sun March 1-2 9am -3pm LECANTOFINAL MOVING SALE LAST DA Y SATURDAY, 1ST 9am-3pm 2608 W Express Ln Timberlane Estates LECANTOFri & Sat 8a-2p 100s of Cookbooks, & Craftbooks $1.00/ea 825N Maynard Ave DRESS perfect for prom, red & black, large, new-never worn,($35) 352-613-7493 MENS CLOTHING 3 CASUALPANTS SIZE 36X30 & 2 CASUAL SHIRTS LARGE $20 352-613-0529 MENS DRESS PANTS Like new, 6 pair 5.00 each 36X29 Linda 423-4163 SHOES size 8, high-heels, metallic pewter with studs, new, ($15) 352-613-7493 VINTAGE CASHMERE COATWomen size S Camel Color great condition $100 call 352-257-3870 VINTAGE FAUX FUR Black size (S) Glenoit fabric for Glensea II $40 call 352-257-3870
SATURDAY,MARCH1,2014 C 11 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS 270-0301 SACRN Notice of Channel Availablility PUBLIC NOTICE Attention Southeast Citrus and Inverness customers: On or around April 1, 2014, the following channels will no longer be available on Digital Preferred: Encore West, channel 151 Encore Action West, channel 153 Encore Black West, channel 159 Please call 1-800-XFINITY (934-6489) with any questions. GENERAL INFORMATION A digital-ready television set and/or digital equipment may be required to receive certain digital channels or certain services. Service charges may apply. Services not available in all areas, restrictions apply. For customers with commercial accounts or bulk rate arrangements, some product, pricing and other information may not apply. Upon proper notice, all pricing, programming, channel locations and packaging are subject to change. For information about all of our residential product offerings, please visit www.comcast.com For information about all of our business product offerings, please visit www.business.comcast.com Published one time in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE March 1, 2014. 3384-0227 THCRN FICTITIOUS NAME NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE Notice under Fictitious Name Law, pursuant to Section 865-09, Florida Statutes. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of: Concrete Grinding Services, Corp. located at 156 N. Florida Ave, Inverness, Florida 34453 in the County of CITRUS, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Inverness, Florida, this 25th day of February, 2014. /S/ Michael R. Hubbard, President. Published one time in the Citrus County Chronicle February 27, 2014. 2004 SSR5.3 L, Magnaflow super charger, and exhaust 18k miles, $26,500 call 207-546-6551 CHEVROLET2010, Silverado Reg Cab WT $13,495, 352-341-0018 DODGE 2006 SLT, Quad Cab; 5th wheel hitch. 88k miles, $14,900 Franks (352) 726-2494 DODGE1995, 2500, Reg Cab Work Box Truck $2,888. 352-341-0018 FORD2013, F150 V6, Stand Cab. Trlr tow pkg, Cust. bed liner & cover. Much Mor e only 1,800 miles. $23,800 352-419-5771 Liquidation SaleHelp Us Stay in Biz. RENT -BUY-SELL CAR -TRUCK -BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 CHRYSLER2005, Pacifica AWD, low miles, leather extra clean $9,450. 352-341-0018 FORD09, Edge, 57K miles all pwr. loaded, 2 tone interior $15,000 firm. (352) 201-1866 Serious Inquiries Only Selling/Health reasons FORD2003 Excursion XLT V-10 New Michelin tires, new master brake cylinder, new fuel pump, new transmission. Great tow vehicle, class IV heavy duty hitch, tow package, loaded. Regularly maintained and serviced. $7,900. (352) 344-1823 HONDA2007, Element, Hard to find, cold A/C, runs great, Must See, Call (352) 628-4600 CHEVY2003 Venture Van, 7 pass. and priced to sell. Call 352-628-4600 For appointment CHRYSLER2010 Town & Country Touring Handicap Van, w/ side ramp. Exc Cond, 46,800mi 352-726-5070 CHRYSLER2012 Town & Country Wheelchair van with 10 lowered floor, ramp and tie downs Call Tom for more info 352-325-1306 2005 HD 1200CEZ Finance $3,900.2004 YAMAHAVSTAR 1100 BUY HERE PAY HERE $2,900.2009 HD ULTRACLASSIC LOW MILES $14,500.2003 HONDAGOLD WING $7,500. LUCKY YOU CYCLES 9803 N HWY 301 Wildwood, FL 34785(352) 330-0047 GOLDWING, 1800 Trike, Red, 31k miles, Serious inquires only $26,000. (352) 341-5762 HONDA2013 Honda Scooter PCX 150 Red, Great Cond. $3500 OBO 352-422-8601 KAWASAKI2004 Vulcan Classic 800 cc lots of extras $2500 (352) 726-1460 SUZUKI, C-50 Boulevard, 805CC Fl/Water Cooled/ Shaft Drive,, windshield, bags & engine guard, 7K mi. Adult Owned, Garaged, Exc. Cond. $4,000. firm 795-1586 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 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 Audi A6Quattro, white, clean car fax, absolutely new 114k miles Ford Explorer, Red, 3rd Row Seat Extra clean $4,995. Suzuki Forenza Gas Saver, Red, $5,995. GMC Jimmy White, $2,995 CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 BUICK2002 LeSabre 38,000 mi, Exc Cond, $6900 (352) 527-9509 Buy Here/Pay Here Pontiac GR AM $625 Down Mazda Protege $750 Down Ford Explorer $850 Down Toyota Camry $2195 CASH Cadillac Deville $2725 CASH CALL 352-563-1902 1675 S Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa, Fl CHEVY2008, Cobalt, 2 DR, automatic, power windows, power locks, cold A/C, Call for Appointment 352-628-4600 CHRYSLER SPORTS CAR2005 Crossfire Yellow convertible w/black top, auto trans, excellent condition, 45k,built in Germany w/Mercedes V6 engine $14,000 OBO (352) 563-5150 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 Ford2010 Fusion SEL, 8k miles. loaded, (352) 344-5307 FORDReduced price for a well maintained Taurus SE, Looks & drives great $3,200 firm w/ 141k hwy mi. Shown on appointmnt. (352) 422-1798 HONDA2013 Civic LX, Priced to sell, Serious callers only 352-628-9444 LINCOLN89 TOWNCAR. 75,300. mi. very clean, exc. condition, all original, $3500. (304) 678-4070 Liquidation SaleHelp Us Stay in Biz. RENT -BUY-SELL CAR -TRUCK -BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 MITSUBISHI, Galant ES 3.0 Liter, V6, snrf., full Pwr., 226k mi., AC, alloy wheels $1,400. (352) 746-5490 OLDSMOBILE, Aurora, loaded, with many options, 128k miles, w/ new battery new upholst. $4,800 (352) 257-3802 Transmission Repair & FinanceCONSIGNMENT USA US 19 CR 461-4518 AUTO SWAP/ CORRAL CAR SHOW Sumter County Fairgrounds SUMTER SWAPMEETS SUN. MAR. 2ND. 1-800-438-8559 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 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 ABSOLUTE AUCTION 2.5 ACRES,March 20, 10amEd Messer, Broker messersales.com GOLF COURSE LOT in Terra Vista on Red Sox Path. $47,500.Call Ray 352-638-0905 4 ADJOINING LOTS 1 Acre MOL,Close to Town Gospel Island Gunn Ct.$14,000. Make Offer(352) 726-2038 or (352) 613-4958 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 WATERFRONT LOT Riverhaven at end of Mystic Pt. One lot off of main Homosassa Riv. Approx 100 ft on water. All utilities $165,000.352-634-1171 ** BUY, SELL** & TRADE CLEAN USED BOATS THREE RIVERS MARINE US 19 Crystal River **352-563-5510** ALUMINUM BOAT10Long, Good Cond. Easy to load. Light weight. + trolling mtr. $300. (678) 617-5560 LOWE20 PONTOON, 60hp Merc, new cover, + full canvas camper encl. askg. $6250. obo lv msg (352) 795-8792 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 RV & Truck for SaleMobile Suite 5th Wheel Custom 3 slides, 37 2003 FORD F350 Lariat Dually Super Duty V-8 TURBO, Easy Rider Reese, 16k Hitch MANY EXTRAS ON BOTH, PACKAGE $37K 352-897-5339 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 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. Autos, Trucks, SUVs & Vans -Cash Pd Larrys Auto Sales 352-564-8333 Liquidation SaleHelp Us Stay in Biz. RENT -BUY-SELL CAR -TRUCK -BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 Tweet Tweet Tweet Follow the Chronicle on www.twitter.com/ citruschroniclenews as it happens right at your finger tips 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 407-599-5000 Citrus Hills Townhouse 2br/2ba + carport Fully Furnished ,Very nice, many extras near pool, great view Must See $79,000 (352) 527-4518 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 528 SW 1st Court 3 bedrm., 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 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 Need a JOB? www.chronicleonline.com ClassifiedsEmployment source is... 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 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. 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 Great Starter Home S. Little John Ave. Inverness 2/2 Single Family Attached Garage Lease or Cash Call For Deatails 877-500-9517 For Sale By Owner 3/2 w/ Pool, Crystal River Near Plantation Golf Course Call for Appt. (954) 547-5722 Cell $89,900. 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 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 acre buildable lot. $99,900 or reasonable offer 352-613-2289 Buying or Selling REALESTATE, Let Me Work For You!BETTYHUNTREALTORERA KEY 1 Realty, Inc. 352 586-0139hunt4houses68 @yahoo.comwww.bettyhunts homes.com. Condo for SaleSugarmill Woods 2/2, 1,850 sq. ft. 35 Beech Street607-538-9351 Spacious 2/2/1 with New roof, AC,& windows, Inclds all Kit appliances. Sunroom overlooking Greenbelt. Inside utility rm. $85,000 352-422-3256 Phyllis StricklandRealtorTHE MARKETIS GOODThinking of selling? Now is the time to get listed. Still great values out there. Call for foreclosure lists Phyllis Strickland TROPIC SHORES REALTY. 352-613-3503-Cell 352-419-6880-Office BETTY J. POWELLRealtorYour Success is my goal.. Making Friends along the way is my reward !BUYING OR SELLING CALL ME 352-422-6417bjpowell@ netscape.com ERA American Realty & Investments Specializing in Acreage,Farms Ranches & Commercial Richard (Rick) Couch, Broker Couch Realty & Investments, Inc. (352) 212-3559 RCOUCH.com UNIQUE & HISTORIC Homes, Commercial Waterfront & Land Small Town Country Lifestyle OUR SPECIALTY SINCE 1989LET US FIND YOUAVIEW TO LOVEwww. crosslandrealty.com(352) 726-6644Crossland Realty Inc. Citrus SpringsSun, 3/2/14, 2-4pm MOVE IN READY 2/2 w/pool. Lots of upgrades and is a MUST SEE! 1982 W. Gardenia dr HERNANDOSaturday 2pm-4pm Beautiful Country Style Home, 7 yrs old, 3/2, pool home on 1 acre. 4062 N Longvalley RD J. Rodriguez. American Real Estate Dev Corp 352-302-0229 PINE RIDGESun3/2/14, 2-4pm Beautiful Estate Home 5/4 w/pool and mother in-law suite. 3089 W. Daffodil Dr 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 Use Y our T AX Money For a Down Payment Recently Foreclosed Special Financing Available Any Credit, Any Income 3BD., 2 BTH., 1,207 sf. Located at 9203 N. Justa Dr. Citrus Springs $104,900. Visit: www.roseland co.com\C49 Drive by then Call(866) 351-1234 Attractive 2 Bd/2BA Home near library. please call for details By Owner, asking $84,900. No calls after 9pm (352) 746-3919 Laurel Ridge,3/2/2+ in Beautiful Twisted Oaks Golf Comm.(with club house & pool.) 1754 SF of AC living area. LR, DR & Kit w/ pantry & nook. MBR has 2 closets(1 walk in). Entry closet. 352-464-4639 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 Crystal Glen 4/2/2 on corner landscaped lot. Salt pool w/heater and lanai, under roof with kit area. $159,900 410-804-1454 no brokers please Citrus Hills 3/2/2 on 1 acre, pool, open flr plan, LR beamed ceiling, stone FP & wood floors (352) 746-6552 Desirable Neighborhood, access to pool w/tennis court, close to dwntn Inverness, 1 owner, 2BD/2BA/2CG call for appt. Mon-Sat 8:30amto12pm. $125k (352) 726-0044 CRYSTALRIVER2/BR $550. Sec $450 Near Town 563-9857 FLORAL CITYLAKEFRONT 1 Bedrm. AC, Clean, No Pets (352) 344-1025 CRYSTAL RIVER1BR, TV Rm. Lg. Liv Rm CHA, $425., 1st/Last & Sec. 352-697-1680 CRYSTAL RIVERLarge 2/2, clean, quiet incl. water, CHA, $600. mo. 352-563-2114, 352-257-6461 FOR RENT 3200 Sq. Ft. COMMERCIAL BLDG Large Paved Parking Lot, Cent. Heat/Air Open Floor Plan 1305 Hw 486 Hernando 352-584-9496/464-2514 INVERNESSOffice Space for Rent, 1 blk. North of court house. 352-634-5232 HERNANDOUnFurnishedCondo & Furnished Town Home (352) 613-4459 Sugarmill WoodsSpacious Ranch Villa 2/2/2, Lanai $775. mo + util and security dep. (352) 382-8935 INVERNESSDuplex 2BR/1BA 352-746-2932 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 BEVERLYHILLS2/1, Close to Shopping $500. + dep. 422-2433 Citrus HillsBrentwoodTownhome 2bd.w/garage,w/club membership, furn. or unfurn. 352-302-7559 INV. HIGHLANDS3/2/2, Clean, lrg. scrn. Patio $800., 302-0431 LECANTO5225 Shaker Pl 2/2 DW $575. Nice, 464 CRYSTALRIVER3/1 Very clean, floating dock, upscale area $900. 352-795-0102 HERNANDOAffordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 CRYSTALRIVERShare My Home $85/wk. includes elect, sat. dish (352)564-1155 INVERNESS6,000 sq ft Warehouse Space, for Rent, 1 blk. North of court house 352-634-5232 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. Mobile Home Crystal River Fl. 2 BD., 2BA, Audult Park All furniture, carport for 3 cars, Lg. screended patio, Dishwasher, All appliances, shed, Remodeled Bathroom Drastically Reduced (352) 794-6316 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 Rent to Own Owner Financing on used/repo/new Manufactured Homes 352-795-2377 FLORALCITY 3/2+AC, treed lot, DOCK, garage, very nice, $91,900 716-807-8847 2Br/2Ba w/ screened patio on over acre land. $22,500. Owner Finance possible. 6851 Vanaman Ct., Cry Riv. 727-480-5512 3/2/1 DW MH acre corner lot exc. cond. open floor plan, laundry room, all appl, lg scn porch, fenced,3 carports, shed, Homosassa, $51k 352-410-1072 4/3, 32x80, w/ 2 master suites in Homosassa. 2006 MH, Must See!! Owner Financing Avail Ready to move in (352) 795-1272 Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bath, open floor plan, porch/sheds on 1.5 Acres 727-967-4230 COUNTR Y LIVING IN LECANT O $42,500 Dbwd, 3bd/2ba, acre NEW c/heat/air & carpet handi cap ramp nicely furn, move -in cond! No Owner Finance (352) 621-3929 Hernando DW, MH 3 BR w/walk-in closets Roof over, single car garg, chain link fence $39,999 Will take RV in Trade; 352-726-2494 Homosassa 2br/2ba on approx 1 acre. New bathrooms, lg screened porch, dead end rd. $42,000. 352-302-1383 No owner Financing West Chassahowitzka St. 2BD, 2BA, Mobile Detached Garage Scrn. porch, lease or Sale, call for details 877-499-8065 1989 Palm Harbor DW in 55+ Park, 60 units in park, incl. most furn. Rent $408/mo incl water, sewer, trash, must sell $15,000 (352) 344-5172 2Br, 1Ba in 55+ Park carport, shed, wshop, scrned Patio, In great shape, fully furn. Asking $15k, $225/mo lot rent. 352-419-4428 AWESOME DEALS Financing Available $500/dn 2/1 carport/rf. over Storage shed, $6,500 furn, 55+ park, clean quiet, move in ready 780 S Suncoast Blvd Homo.352-220-2077 AWESOME DEALS Financing Available $500/dn 2/1 carport/rf. over Storage shed, $6,500 furn, 55+ park, clean quiet, move in ready 780 S Suncoast Blvd Homo.352-220-2077 Crystal River 2 bed 1 bath singlewide Mobile Home in 55+ park, Florida room, car port, separate laundry, furnished $9000. 607-591-0273 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 Melody Park, Inverness 2 bd 1-1/2 bath. 12x64 with 12x22 Fl room. $3,800. obo 727-808-6000 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) 302-8374 RENTAL MANAGEMENT REALTY, INC.352-795-7368000HIVI $850 & UNDER 9218 N. Satinwood Terr.3/2/2, 1254 sq. ft. 7149 W. Crestview Ln.2/2/1 984 sq. ft.7416 W. Kendale Ct.3/2, D/W on an Acre$650 & UNDER 4 Utah St.2/2, 992 sq. ft.874 NE1st Terr.2/1 720 sq. ft.1063 N. Commerce Terr.2/1 apt. 820 sq. ft.8469 W. Drew Ct.2/2, M/H on Canal w/Boat DockFor More Listings Go To www.CitrusCountyHomeRentals.com
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