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BEFORE 11 WWW.STORMYHILLHARLEY.COM OR WWW.GATORHARLEY.COM SEE PAGE B4 REMEMBER WHEN | B1SPORTS: Former MVA standouts ready to shine at UF WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2013 www.southlakepress.com 50 NEWST AND INSIDECLASSIFIED B8 CROSSWORDS B2 DEATHS A13 REAL ESTATE C1 REMEMBER WHEN B1 SPORTS B4 VOICES A4WORD ON THE STREE T A2SOUTH LAKE PRESSV OLUME 98, NO. 46 3 SECTIOn N S 2008, HALIFAX Media Group All rights reservedwww. southlakepress.com PRSRT-STD U.S. Postage Paid Clermont, FL Permit #280 Postal Customer Clermont, FL 34711 presort standard mail Clermont, FL Permit No. 280U.S. POSTAGE PAID ELECTION RESULTSLADY LAKEMAYOR Jim Richards ...................... 234 Henryka Presinzano . .............. 76MOUNT DORAMAYOR Andrew Mullen . ................... 211 Cathy Hoechst . ................ 1,298 Randy Wiseman . ................. 713 AT-LARGE COUNCIL SEAT Michael Tedder . ............... 1,214 Jon Canas . ......................... 991 DISTRICT 1 COUNCIL SEAT Ryan Donovan . ................... 194 Brian Payne . ....................... 165 DISTRICT 4 COUNCIL SEAT Dennis Wood . ..................... 380 Carla Pepperman . ............... 246CLERMONTCOUNCIL SEAT Keith Mullins . ..................... 687 Frank Niemi . ....................... 642GROVELANDCOUNCIL SEAT Jared Mincey . ...................... 245 Evelyn Wilson . .................... 290MASCOTTEMAYOR Tony Rosado . ...................... 115 Barbara Krull ........................ 61 Feliciano Felix Ramirez . .......... 87MINNEOLAMAYOR Pat Kelley .......................... 349 David Yeager . ...................... 143 Debbie Flinn ......................... 91MONTVERDEMAYOR Troy Bennett . ..................... 214 Billy Bates . ......................... 211 Dale Heathman . .................... 63 AT-LARGE COUNCIL SEATS* Glenn Burns . ...................... 270 Jim Pierce . ......................... 282 Christopher Hopkins . ........... 201 Arthur Nix . ......................... 309*Top three vote-getters win INCUMBENTS BIG NIGHT All but one retain seats after elections ROXANNE BROWN / SOUTH LAKE PRESSMascotte Mayor Tony Rosados son, Tony Rosado Jr., right, daughter Antoinette Rosado, center, and Juan Lupian wave at voters on Nov. 5 at the Mascotte Civic Center. THERESA CAMPBELL, ROXANNE BROWN and LIVI STANFORD email@example.comElection day was a eld day for incum bent Lake Coun ty candidates on Nov. 5, with all but one win ning re-election by a good margin. The Montverde may ors race was a real squeaker, though, with incumbent Troy A. Bennett besting challenger Billy Bates by a vote of 214-211 (43.8 percent to 43.2 percent). The only incumbent to lose a race was District 4 Groveland City Council member Jar ed Mincey, who lost to former council member Evelyn Wilson by a vote of 290 to 245 (45.9 percent versus 54.2 THERESA CAMPBELL / DAILY COMMERCIALMount Doras new mayor Cathy Hoechst, left, shares a laugh with Lindley Douville outside The Country Club of Mount Dora. AUSTIN L. MILLERHalifax Media GroupCalm, with a serious expression and little to say, Lake County mur der suspect Johnny Lashawn Ship man made his rst court appearance via video camera from the Marion County Jail last Thursday morning. County Judge James McCune or dered Shipman, 36, held without bond on a warrant for the rst-degree murder of Kristi Delaney, his 26-yearold girlfriend, who was found dead in Mascotte on Monday. Shipman, who is classied as a vio lent offender, told the judge he would OCALAMurder suspect on suicide watch PHOTO COURTESY OF MARION COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE Johnny Lashawn Shipman makes his rst court appearance via video camera from the Marion County Jail. LIVI STANFORD | Staff Writerlivi.firstname.lastname@example.orgThe new location for Lake Coun ty Fire Rescue Station 90 is still up in the air. For the past ve years, six reghters serving on rotating shifts have been working out of the Value Place Hotel off of State Road 50 in Clermont. Lake County Sheriff Gary Borders recently offered to allow the re de partment to build a modular building at the sheriffs South Lake Sub station on State Road 50, about a quarter of a mile from the hotel, to house the reghters. The funds to construct the building will come from re impact fees. However, Lake County commis sioners unanimously agreed last week to postpone any decision for 90 days while they work with Cler mont ofcials to determine future re needs. The county is exploring a part nership with the city, according to County Manager David Heath. Clermont City Manager Darren Gray said after last Tuesdays meeting that there are plans to put a re station east of where station 90 is located. Gray said the city and county are exploring a joint-use re station that can serve both county and city needs. You are not building two sepa rate buildings and saving the tax payers money, he said. Commissioner Sean Parks said he still believed it is important to relocate the reghters to the modular building. We have been talking about this for a long time, he said. It makes CLERMONTFirefighters still in hotel for nowSEE MURDER | A2SEE HOTEL | A3SEE VOTE | A5
A2 SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, November 13, 2013 CLERMONT Cagan Crossings to host Pet Day on FridayCagan Crossings Farmers Market will host Pet Day from 4 to 8 / p.m., Friday, at the Cagan Town Center, Cagan Crossings Blvd., Clermont, for you and your pets. Vendors will be offering produce, food, arts and crafts, pet rescues and PAWS. Entertainment will be provided by Sawgrass Bay students. Pets should be on a leash for the event. For details, call 352-242-2444, ext. 206.CLERMONT Sign-up for Toys for Tots set at VFW hallThe Clermont Marine Corps League No. 1120 in Clermont is hosting an application event for the Toys for Tots program. Those applications must be made by a parent or legal guardian for kids up to 12 years of age. Applications will be accepted from 4 to 8 / p.m. on Friday, from 1 to 4 / p.m. on Saturday and from 11 / a.m. to 2 / p.m. on Sunday, at the VFW hall, 855 W. Desoto St., Clermont. Local clubs and organizations can also participate in the Toys for Tots program by hosting a toy collection box in their ofce or club. For information, call 352-243-7970, or send an email to whornbaker@d. rr.com.CLERMONT South Lake Chamber to host water summit on Nov. 19The South Lake Chamber of Commerce, joining with the Lake County Commission and the city of Clermont, will host a water summit to discuss local water resource issues affecting the southern region of the county, at 5 / p.m., Nov. 19, at the Clermont Community Center, 620 W. Montrose St., Clermont. Purpose of the event is to review history and trends of water levels, examine the impacts and relationships of water consumption on the countys lakes and springs and discuss the proposed South Lake Water Initiative. For information, call Ray San Fratello at 352-394-4191, or send an email to email@example.com.FERNDALE Historic walking tour scheduled for FridayLake County Parks and Trails will host an historic walking tour from 9 to 11 / a.m., Friday, at Ferndale Preserve. The tour conducted by Jeff Moates, MA, acting director of the Florida Public Archaeology Network, will feature discussions of some of Floridas earliest inhabitants as well as later inhabitants of the Lake Apopka region. The walking tour will meet at the preserve parking lot, 19220 County Road 455 in Ferndale, and will take approximately an hour-and-a-half. Registration for this free program is encouraged by calling the Lake County Parks and Trails Division at 352-253-4950, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.CLERMONT Registration for annual turkey trot event is ongoingRegistration to run or walk in the second annual Toyota of Clermont Turkey Trot is ongoing. The event is at 8 / a.m., Nov. 23, and begins at the Train Depot, which sits alongside the South Lake Trail at West Avenue and Osceola Street. Proceeds from the 5k run will benet the South Lake County Historical Society/Clermont Historic Village, and Back to School is Cool-Lake County, which concentrates on empowering homeless and under-privileged students with essential tools to succeed at school level. Participants will receive a free breakfast, and food will be available for spectators at a nominal price. To register, go to www.clermonttur keytrot.com. Area Briefs What South Lake residents are saying about ...VETERANS DAYWho do you honor on Veterans Day?The only one I know of in recent years is my cous in who was in the Navy. He served in Italy. I have a couple of uncles who have served too, but they are all still around. Theres no one in remembrance because theyre all still around, but I do believe this day is one that should mean a time to be with your family. ANTHONY CATINO GAINESVILLE My grandfather, who passed away a couple of years ago. He was a veter an. He lived in New York and I dont know exact ly what he did or where he served because I hardly ever saw him, but I know he served. HEATHER HILLIARD GAINESVILLE Jack Ramsey, a neigh bor we had when we lived in Massachusetts. Hes very sick now, but he is a veteran of the Korean War and he liked to tell stories about the relationships he had with the people he served with. I remem ber he was a police ofcer for many years, but I also remember he used to vol unteer a lot when needed around town. He visited soldiers homes and he always visited his friends in Korea. Hed talk a lot about the areas where he served between North and South Korea, he talk ed about how cold it was and he told us about the people. He was very civic and history minded. We liked his stories and he gave us a part of himself that we could relate the day to, rather than seeing it as just another holiday on paper. MARLY CHEVRETTE CLERMONT To be honest, I person ally dont have anyone in my close knit family who is a veteran, but I do re spect all veterans on Veter ans Day because they have served for us all. ANTHONY WILLIAMS CLERMONT Word on theStreet Missing your South Lake Press? Call us. To request home delivery or to report a missed paper,call 787-0600 or toll-free at 877-702-0600. More information about circulation on Page A4 Staff ReportLake County teach ers have approved a new contract for 2013-14, which includes a salary increase. If the contract is passed by the Lake County School Board, a new teachers salary would begin at $37,150 and max out at $56,550 with more than 25 years of experience, ac cording to a press release from the Lake County Ed ucation Association. The salary increas es would be implement ed for the rst time in three years, according to the association. The new contract recovers the -09 step increase and added an additional step for 2012-13, the as sociation reported. Over 91 percent of our teachers approved this contract, which is the rst raise teachers have re ceived in three years said Stuart Klatte, president of LCEA and chief negotiator in a statement.I have to complement the school board for understanding the hard work and dedication of our teachers. The teachers believed it was a fair contract, said Toni Beckett, a Career Tech Ed teacher at Lake Minneola High School, in a statement. I thank the school board, legislature and bargaining team for their collaboration on behalf of teachers, she said. Other contract provisions include incentive payments based on student growth, protec tion of planning time and high school teachers po tential for teaching an additional class, the association reported. In January, bargaining for next years con tract will begin in order to be completed before the 2014-15 school budget is approved.TAVARESLake County teachers ratify contracthire a private attorney. Ofcials said Shipman is being held under sui cide watch at the jail and will be transferred to Lake County authorities. He was arrested on Wednesday afternoon by mem bers of the Ocala Police Departments Special De ployment Unit. They received a tip on his whereabouts and went to the Fore Ranch area off Southwest State Road 200 in Ocala, where he was arrested with out incident at about 4:55 / p.m. When OPD detectives Dan C. Clark and Jeff Hurst arrested Shipman, he had a shirt wrapped around his left hand, ac cording to Clarks report. In both hands, Shipman had a jacket, a Bible and a cross made out of Pal metto leaves. He dropped the items, lay on the ground and put his arms out. Once handcuffed, Shipman complained of a medical condition, and detectives called medical personnel, who took him to West Marion Community Hospital. After being treated there, he was taken to OPD for ques tioning by Lake County sheriffs detectives Danny Morales and Clay Watkins. After that, Shipman, who has a criminal histo ry, was transported to the jail. Delaney was found dead at her home on Monday. Investigators would not say how she was killed, but family members said she was beaten to death with a baseball bat and that the couples 3-year-old daughter witnessed the attack. Afterward, the girl made her way out of the house and around the block to her grandmothers house a quarter of a mile away. Her grandmother, Kristi Delaneys mother, rushed to the house and found the body. According to documents released by the Lake County Sheriffs Ofce Tuesday evening, a witness told investigators that Shipman called her about 1 / p.m. Monday and asked to be picked up in Groveland. The woman, who was not identied in the documents, said Shipmans hand was bandaged and bleeding. She took him to Oca la and dropped him off. Family members say Shipman and Delaney had been in a relationship for years. When Delaney became pregnant with their daughter, the couple moved in for a time with her parents. But the family said theirs was a troubled re lationship marked by ar guments and physical altercations. According to court records, Delaney sought and received domes tic violence injunctions against Shipman in February 2012 and again in July of that year. State records show Shipman has served time in prison for various of fenses, including grand theft of a rearm and armed burglary. He was released Nov. 1, 2008. Those same records indi cate he is on drug offend er probation that ends Dec. 5, 2016 for posses sion of cocaine. MURDER FROM PAGE A1
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Win ners were: % en Best of Show, Green Eyed Cat pastel by Shirley Kivelowitz % en First place, Self Portrait Collage by Peggy Ernest % en Second place, Klingen Gate Acrylic by Roger Pierce % en Third place, Fanciful Ink and Watercolor by Beth Kreutz % en Honorable mention, Storing up Oil by Janice Senninger and Arctic Hare Watercolor by Pat Percy % en Centennial Bank choice, Contemplating Oil by Janice Sen ninger For information about the Art League, call Kathleen Camara at 352-241-6407, or send an email to email@example.com.CLERMONT Art League announces winners sense. It is getting the reghters back into a decent environment. There is no need to purchase another site. There have been van dalism and thefts of property, and re ofcials said they lack the resources to secure equipment at the hotel. One rst responders personal vehicle was burglarized. The Lake County Sheriffs Ofce has received 42 calls to the hotel since 2011, according to a call list ob tained from the department. Commissioner Jimmy Conner questioned the location for the re station at the sheriff substation. You could make the argument we are do ing the residents a dis service by moving away from the call areas and increasing response times, because we are not located properly, he said. In response, Parks said, It is on State Road 50. That is where most of the calls are going to be. It just makes sense to lo cate it there because of its accessibility. Commissioner Welton Cadwell then weighed in, stating, We can go and spend the money, but I dont think it would keep the city from building one (a re station) across the street. Even so, Lakes Fire Chief John Jolliff said he would prefer the sta tion be farther east, but the top priority is to get the reghters out of the hotel. We are one more day closer to getting them out of the hotel, he said. It comes down to which alternative can be done the fastest. Kyle Rogg, president and chief executive ofcer of Value Place Hotels, said in a statement Tuesday that hotel security and safety are top priorities. Affordable, extended-stay lodging that is clean and safe is a top priority for Value Place, he said, noting the hotel has security cameras in the interi or of the building. We co operate with local authorities and proactively encourage law enforcement to drive through the parking lots and have a pres ence. The relocation project is expected to cost $416,000, county docu ments show. In unrelated action Tuesday, commissioners approved building a new re station on U.S. Highway 42 in Altoona. The current building we occupy was never designed to be a re station, said Lake County Assistant Fire Chief Jack Fillman of the current station located on State Road 19. It was never designat ed to house people and hold apparatus. We are fortunate the school board allowed us to use it. We need a better lo cation and a newer station. That station is ex pected to cost at least $850,000. HOTEL FROM PAGE A1 The current building we occupy was never designed to be a fire station. It was never designated to house people and hold apparatus. We are fortunate the school board allowed us to use it. We need a better location and a newer station.Lake County Assistant Fire Chief Jack Fillman THANK YOU FOR READING THE SOUTH LAKE PRESS
A4 SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, November 13, 2013People should do their own workI grew up on a 365-acre farm, which bor dered the Wisconsin River for 1 1/2 miles. My dad, born in 1895, was from strong English family stock arriving here in the 1700s. As part of the 200 tillable acres, we had a 5-acre plot of Dekalb hybrid corn near the farm buildings, which was dads pride and joy to show visitors. I and my brother Gene had a special job to hoe this corn as a follow-up to regular tractor cultivation. We split the rows and while he spent much of his time playing (throwing clods of dirt, etc.), I laboriously hoed until my half was done and then headed for the river with my fishing rod, but dad made sure I didnt get there. I was to help Gene hoe until his half was also done. How many readers have had similar experiences early in life? Those who did, in all probability, grew to abhor the policies of labor unions and the tenants of the liberal/progressive politicians. We constantly hear the Democratic Party (present day version) harping, via their Pravda media, that we (conservative Republicans, tea party types) must compromise with them. I see what they preach every time I read their views on this opinion page. The letter from William Campbell, Nov. 1, encapsulates their political bible into one paragraph. How could anyone, with a sense of what is right for this country ever compromise with such socialistic nonsense? We conservatives believe that we should teach a person how to fish, instead of giving him or her the fish we caught. Look what has happened in the last few short years with the number of people on food stamps, on disability, on unemployment pay, the number of manufacturing jobs driven out of our country by government taxation, regulation and unions, the number on government payrolls (unionized and near impossible to ter minate), and now free health care along with the evergrowing, near $17 trillion debt left for our grandchildren. Some very smart people have deduced that Obamas purpose is to bring our country to its financial knees before resurrecting it as another Soviet socialist-style nation. Who doubts that this isnt well on the way to happening? If the typical voter in the next congressional election votes to continue our giveaway form of government, well once again have both legislative bodies controlled by Democrats. Two things will then happen, Obama can stay in office for unlimited terms (Franklin Roosevelt repeat), and a stacked Supreme Court will sanction it.CLINTON GEORGE FISH | TavaresPolitical cartoon disparages the GOPThe political cartoon signed by Roger, 2013 Pittsburgh Post Gazette that ran in the Daily Commercial, Sept. 29 on the Voices page is offending to Christian Catholics and the Republican Party. The cartoon featured two GOP elephants making a GOP Enemies List: 1; Obama. 2. Gays; 3. Abortionists; 4. Women; 5. Blacks; 6. Latinos; 7. The Poor. The GOP elephant was reading a newspaper say ing: Francis Seeks more Inclusion, with the Popes picture. The comment made by the GOP elephant reading the paper, Leave room for the Pope. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected Pope, March 14. He chose the name of Francis. St. Francis of Assisi, who astounded and inspired the church by taking the gospel (Greek for good news) literally by actually following what Jesus said and did. The political cartoonist Roger thought Pope Francis should be included in the GOP Enemies List. First on the list: Obama. I was taught the United States has several political parties. Not all Americans agree with him and that does not make them un-American. Second on the list: Gays. I am not aware the Republicans have gay bashing in their platform. Third: Abortionists. Many Democrats and Republicans do not like abortion. They believe it is killing a human life. Fourth: Women. Women have the right to vote. Citizen by birth or naturalized and 18 years of age in the United States. It has not been easy for women to acquire this privilege. President Woodrow Wilson (Democrat) wanted the suffragettes to be admitted to an insane asylum. Women have the ballot box to right their grievances. No. 5. Blacks. There is nothing in the GOP platform about Republicans hating blacks. President Abraham Lincoln (Republican) proclaimed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 (freed the slaves). Jim Crow laws were passed and enforced in the southern parts of the U.S. by Democrats. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 became the law because of the Republican vote. (Check voting records). No. 6. Latinos. Republicans (and Democrats) only want the illegal immigration laws enforced. There are Latinos in the House and Senate. No. 7. The Poor. The poor have never been on any enemies list. The GOP is in favor of cur rent government programs that help the poor. They just want to enforce the law to keep from having the noneligible using government benefits. I was surprised to see this political cartoon in the Daily Commercial. The reporting has been fair and objective presenting both sides of the political spectrum.JACQUELIN DUPUIS | LeesburgSecond-hand smoke may kill nonsmokerI was informed today that my 55-y ear-old daughter was diagnosed with a rare mouth cancer. She has never smoked a day in her life. The prognosis depends, along with treatment, on the cooperation of those who light up. Second-hand smoke kills, although not everyone. Are you who smoke willing to risk the health problems of others? Please pray for my daughter.GAIL CAIN | LeesburgGiving to food pantries helps the communityIncreasingly, the volume of discussions on federal spending on food stamps is rising, and the debates are becoming more vocifer ous. Those who want to reduce spending cite the alarming rise in use of food stamp. Those who want to maintain or increase spending point to the rising need to help the less fortunate. No matter where you align yourself on this issue, the fact is the aid program is undergoing reductions. Benets were reduced by about 5 percent on Nov. 1 for all of the nearly 47.7 million Americans on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. A family of four will receive $36 less each month, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. A household of eight will see benets decline by $65 a month. The cuts mean fewer federal funds will ow into local communities through the states. All together, $5 billion less in food stamp benets will be paid over the next year. Politics aside, the reductions will perhaps produce unintended consequences by changing the dynamics on the local levels. Families who rely on xed amounts to determine their food budgets will have to nd other sources. And that usually means going to food pantries. Lake Countys Public Transportation Division sponsored its Stuff the Bus campaign last week to boost pantry supplies. Residents were urged to donate nonperish able food, baby and pet items while shopping at specic Walmart and Publix stores. Supplies collected will be given to Angels of Mercy, the Salvation Army and Lake Cares. As the holidays approach, demand for food climbs and family budgets tighten. This puts increasing stress on pantries to keep their shelves adequately stocked. This, in turn, means pantry organizers will increasingly look to residents and groups to ll the widening gap. Angels of Mercy has experienced a signicant increase. The organization has served 500 more people this year alone, said volunteer Marti Albertson. The pantry serves 1,400 people a month. This situation opens for us a door to show that we care, and that were willing to do something about it. YOUR EDITORIAL BOARDROD DIXON . ....................... PUBLISHERBILL KOCH . ... 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Wednesday, November 13, 2013 SOUTH LAKE PRESS A5percent). Out of 45,606 registered voters in 29 precincts, 5,748 voters or about 12.5 percent went to the polls. According to the Supervisor of Elections Ofce, all races were decided Tuesday night and there will be no runoffs. Other incumbents who won were Mascotte Mayor Tony Rosado, Minneola May or Pat Kelley, Lady Lake Mayor Jim Richards, Clermont city council member Keith Mullins, Montverde town council members Glenn Burns and Jim Pierce, and Mount Dora city council members Ryan Donovan, Michael Tedder and Dennis Wood. Mount Dora May or Robert Thielhelm Sr. was not seeking reelection and Cathy Hoechst won the job by capturing 58.4 per cent of the vote. She beat challengers Randy Wiseman, who won 32 percent, and Andrew Mullen, who won 9.5 percent. In Lady Lake, Richards won a landslide victory, receiving 75.4 percent of the Ward 5 commission vote compared to 24.5 percent for his opponent, Henryka Presinzano, for mer board member from 2001-07. As he begins his fourth term, Richards said he wants the town to continue to be scally prudent. I just want to continue to watch the expenses, even though we have one of the lowest tax rates, he said. Further, he said economic development remains an important initiative. We are working hard to encourage economic development, he said. We have planted the seeds for future growth. We have the utility covered on the County Road 466 cor ridor and Route 25. It is just a matter of people coming in and taking advantage of the zoning we have done and the investments we have made in infrastructure. In Mount Dora, political newcomer Hoechst is the new mayor, winning with 58.4 per cent of vote. She will be joined on the council by incumbents Tedder, Donovan and Wood. This feels wonder ful and its exciting. We can move forward and start getting focused on what we are going to spend our time planning and looking at doing, said Hoechst, a 30-year Mount Dora resident who worked 35 years in the healthcare eld before spending 10 years as president of the Mount Dora Chamber of Commerce. This will be a new arena for me, said Hoechst, who has sat in council meetings for 10 years. Its going to be a whole differ ent ballgame sitting in the chair; Im sure its going to be a learning curve for me. Hoeschst campaigned outside the Country Club of Mount Dora on Tuesday, the largest voting precinct in the city, and she reected with supporters on what would be her No. 1 goal. I want to get the planning process started for the impact of the Wekiva Parkway that is going to come around, because that is going to be a multi-year process, she said of the 15-mile road and trail that will provide a regional connection between Lake, Seminole and Orange counties. In Mount Doras other city council races: Tedder won 55 percent of the vote for the city council at-large seat versus 44.9 percent for Jon Canas. Donovan received 54 percent for city council district 1 over Brian Paynes 45.9 percent. Im so thankful to the voters, Donovan said. And Im so excited about our new may or. I think she is going to do a fantastic job. Im excited to work with her, and weve got so many big projects coming our way that will be very impactful for the city. Wood received 60.7 percent of the vote in the district 4 race ver sus 39.3 percent won by Carla R. Pepper man. My No. 1 priority is to increase the economic development of Mount Dora, Wood said. And I want to us scally responsible for the voters and the constituents here in Mount Dora. In Clermont, Mullins captured 51.6 per cent of the Seat 4 votes, beating out newcomer Frank Niemi, who received 48.3 percent. In Mascotte, Rosado won 43.7 percent of the vote versus 33 per cent won by Feliciano Felix Ramirez and 23.1 percent won by Bar bara Krull, a long-time councilwoman and the citys current mayor pro-tem. Ramirez is a former mayor who Rosado also beat in the last election. I want to thank the citizens of Mascotte for believing in me and my opponents for keeping me on my toes, Rosado said. The main thing is that I couldnt have done this without the support of my family and especially, my ancee, who has stood by me for through all the ups and downs since Ive been in ofce. Rosado said that in the upcoming term, he will continue to work with the rest of council, City Manager Jim Gleason and the citizens of Mascotte to move Mascotte forward. We will continue to run the city as we have for the last two years, he said. We will continue to be nancially responsible and come up with an economic development plan to take advantage of our resources, especially the new sewer system (currently in progress through a partnership with Groveland), so we can bring new businesses to Mascotte. In Minneola, Kelley won his third term with 59.8 percent of the vote, defeating challengers Debbie Flinn, a former councilwoman, who received 15.6 per cent, and David Yeager, a former councilman and mayor, who gar nered 24.53 percent. In Montverde, Bennett was elated with his close win over Bates. I am a small smidgeon away from cry ing. I am elated, he said. That was a nail biter. I cant thank the residents of Montverde who voted for me enough for their continued condence. A third challenger in that race, Dale Heathman, received 12.9 per cent of the vote. Bennett said he has learned a lot from this election about how to handle conict and eld citizens questions. As mayor for another term, I will do things a little differently when it comes to communicating with the citizens, he said. I want people to love me, love Montverde and the town staff and be happy with what we are doing. I will make sure and build their condence about calling me when they have any issues or questions no matter what, even if it means holding webinars, open forums, whatever it takes. The winners of the three at large council seats in Montverde were Nix with 29.1 per cent of the vote, Pierce with 26.5 percent and Burns with 25.4 per cent. The only other candidate in that race, Christopher Hopkins, captured a losing 18.9 percent. VOTE FROM PAGE A1 LIVI STANFORD | Staff Writerlivi.email@example.comGathering his students together, Michael Henry asks them a question that resonates with most of them: How many of them have a family member affected by heart disease? Many small hands are raised. I have had multiple people in my family that have had heart disease, said Henry, who has taught physical education at Lost Lake Elementary School in Clermont since 1995. It touches all of us. It is the No.1 and 3 causes of death in the United States. Henry then gets his stu dents rallied for a good cause: to raise money for the American Heart Asso ciation, whose mission is building healthier lives free from cardiovascular disease and stroke. Since 1999, Henry has led a student effort to bring awareness to heart disease by raising more than $205,000 for the American Heart Associations Jump Rope for Heart program. The educational fundraising program engages elementary and mid dle school students with jumping rope or playing basketball while empowering them to improve their own health and help other kids with hearthealth issues, according to the American Heart As sociation. Students ask par ents, family and friends to sponsor them with a at do nation for the program, which takes place in the spring at the school. Recently, Lake County School Board members honored Henry for the program and Lost Lake Elementary School hosted a Coach Henry Day during which students dressed up in the coachs trademark outt: plaid shorts and collarless T-shirts. Students then presented him with a ban ner signed by everyone. Henry, a modest and soft-spoken man, said the effort is student-driven and less about him. I am getting too much credit, he said. It is the community and kids that do more of this. It is all kids. We have less than couple thousand dollars donated by businesses. He cited one fth-grade student who raised $3,000 alone for Jump Rope for Heart. Rhonda Hunt, principal at Lost Lake, said Henry is an exemplary model for how hard teachers work and help children. Aurelia Cole, chief of administration for Lake County public schools, also praised Henrys efforts. We are very proud of his effort because he is teaching kids how to help others and it is making an impact on our community, she said. Henrys passion comes from his vision to promote exercise and awareness of cardiovascular disease. We stress the impor tance of exercise each and every day, he said. It is a proven fact that the kids that are active in school usually do well in school. Henry added that the fundraiser is more than simply encouraging phys ical tness. It is a way to get the kids involved in the com munity, he said. It is im portant for kids to know they have to give back to something else. ROXANNE BROWN | Staff Writerroxanne.firstname.lastname@example.orgDenise Truscott, a longtime stage actress and director with the Moon light Players Warehouse Theatre in Clermont, is a sucker for classic movies. That, she said, is part of the reason she chose to stage The Man Who Came To Dinner, at the Moonlight this month. Im a classic movie fan, and I wanted to direct a play around the Christmas season this year. I watch this show every Christmas, so I thought, Why not this one, Truscott said. The Man Who Came to Dinner a comedy by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, was written in 1939. In 1942, it was released as a movie. The screenplay is by Julius and Philip G. Epstein.Students help raise $205K PHOTO COURTESY OF AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION Students at Lost Lake Elementary School take part in the Jump Rope for Heart program to raise money for the American Heart Association. HENRYCLERMONT CLERMONTPlayers serve up The Man Who Came to Dinner SUBMITTED PHOTO Dan Martin as Sheridan Whitehead, Jessa Dodds as Lorraine Sheldon and Tonya Denmark as Maggie Cutler take the stage during The Man Who Came to Dinner. SEE DINNER | A6
A6 SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, November 13, 2013 r rfntbrfrfnr tbr rfnfrf ntbff n r rfffnfntt bfftt ffbtfttffntbnfnbrfrtt n rfntbn r ffnt bf ffrf tb rfrrnt b bf b f f The story centers around dinner guest Sheridan Whiteside, a major radio star of the time, who is visiting a prominent Ohio family. While there, Whiteside ends up taking over his hosts home after breaking his hip in a fall. As he recovers, Whiteside turns the house upside down with his controlling behaviors, eccentric guests and a variety of critters rang ing from penguins to octopi. Sheridan Whiteside kind of takes over their (familys) house and their lives and comedy ensues, Truscott said. He gets some pretty strange presents and lots of visitors. A lot of them are Hollywood stars, and in Ohio there in this play, people are just not used to that. The Broadway hit was inspired by Kaufman and Harts real-life mu tual friend, critic and author Alexander Woollcott, who at one time played the lead role on Broadway himself. Three other leading characters in the play also are based on reallife personalities of the time, including a char acter named Banjo, a spin-off of Harpo Marx. Truscott said although the play refer ences many things of the past, it is very funny and relevant. The play is based in the 1930s and 1940s so it makes references to the past that people may not know about, but its a classic comedy and still funny today, she said. The situations in it are still pertinent and something that people can laugh at. The cast is comprised of 24 actors and actress es, all of whom Truscott said are very talented. The leads are Dan Martin, who plays Sher idan Whiteside, and Tonya Denmark, who plays Maggie Cutler. This play has a very large cast, so trying to get everyone together at rst was challenging. Everyone is so talent ed, though, and began working very well together quickly and its been very good, Trus cott said. She is pleased with the audience reactions so far. Its a good sign when people come up and tell you they really enjoyed themselves, Truscott said. The play opened on Nov. 1 and runs through Nov. 24. Performances are at 8 / p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings, with 2 / p.m. matinees every Sunday. Ticket prices are $15 for adults and $12 for students. The Moonlight Play ers Warehouse Theater is located in the heart of Historic Downtown Clermont at 732B West Montrose St. For reservations, call 352-319-1116. For information about the Moonlight Players, go to www.moonlightplay ers.com. DINNER FROM PAGE A5 PHOTOS BY LINDA CHARLTON / SPECIAL TO THE DAILY COMMERCIALABOVE: Brandon Bradford loads food onto the bus in Clermont during Saturdays Stuff the Bus food drive. The annual event is sponsored by the employees of the Lake County Community Services Department. There were do nation points in Clermont, Leesburg and Eustis, each with its own Lake County Connection bus to stuff. Collected food is then ushered to food banks located in the communities where each cache of food was collected. RIGHT: Erin Pendergast makes a donation. STUFF THE BUS FOOD DRIVE HELD IN LAKE COUNTY
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A8 SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, November 13, 2013 CLERMONT BLESSEDSACRAMENTCATHOLICCHURCH English: 4 pm and Spanish: 7 pm 8 am, 10 am, 12 noon (Contemporary Mass) 5 pm (Contemporary Mass) 3:00 pm 3:45 pm (Eng.) 6:15 pm 6:45 pm (Sp.) Corner of Hwy 50 & 12th St. (Rt 561) CROSSROADSAMILYELLOWSHIPChristian Non-Denominational Where our priority is God, Families & Community 15701 S.R. 50, #106 Clermont, FL 34711 At Greater Hills and Hwy 50 Sunday Worship 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Children classes both services Men and womens monthly meetings Open prayer Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. Sr. Pastors Jim and Linda Watson Assoc. Pastors Lee and Vanessa Dobson www.crossroadsfamilyfellowship.org email@example.com Phone: (352)242-1144 God is good...all the time! IRSTUNITEDMETHODISTCHURCHEncountering Christ, Growing in Christ, Sharing Christ, wherever we are... 950 Seventh Street 352-394-2412 Pastor: Rev. Doug Kokx www.fumc-clermont.org Sunday Worship (Traditional) 8 & 11:00 am Sunday Worship (Contemporary) 9:30 am Sunday School 9:30 am & 11:00 am Bible Studies & Childrens Activities: Sun. Night Children/Youth/Middle School 5-6:30 pm Sun. Night High School Activities 7-8:30 pm Wed. Night Dinner & Fellowship $6pp, 5-6:30 pm Weekday School: Preschool GRACECOMMUNITYCHURCHCLERMONTL Many Other Activities each week Jon Bekemeyer, Senior Pastor 407-877-4048 www.communitychurchclermont.org LIBERTYBAPTISTCHURCH Bible Fellowship Groups 9:30 am Worship Service 10:40 am Family Prayer Service 6:00 pm Bible Study 7:00 pm Groups for adults, teens, and children Chris Johnson, Senior Pastor For directions and more information, visit: 11043 True Life Way Clermont, FL 34711 352.394.0708 NEWACOBSCHAPELMISSIONARYBAPTISTCHURCH Pastor: Rev. Rex Anderson Assistant Pastor: Rev. Darryl Church Youth Pastor: Rev. Tone Lundy Church Clerk: Mrs. Lucressie D. Mcgriff Church Motto: Equipping Changed People for A Changing World! Schedule of Worship Services Sunday Morning Service 11:00 a.m. Youth/Adult Bible Study Thursdays 6:45 p.m. e-mail addresses: firstname.lastname@example.org (Pastor Anderson) email@example.com (Church Clerk) Contact: Lucressie Mcgriff 352-348-7955 REALLCHRISTIANCHURCHHelping Real People Find Real Faith Saturday 6:00pm Sunday 9:30am, 11:15am & 6:00pm Vida Real (en espaol), Domingos a las 6:00pm Family Night is every Wednesday! Lil Life Groups (Nursery 5th grade) 6:30-7:30pm The Way (Middle School) 6:30-7:30pm Catalyst (High School) 7:30-8:30pm Real Parenting 6:30-7:30pm SOUTHLAKEPRESBYTERIANCHURCH 131 Chestnut St., Clermont 352-394-2753 East Ave 1 block south of SR 50 Worship Times: Sunday 9 AM (Contemporary); 11 AM (Traditional) Church school for all ages 10:00 AM Childcare provided Youth Group Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 PM www.southlakepresbyterian.org ST. MATTHIASEPISCOPALCHURCH574 West Montrose Street Clermont, FL 34711 352.394.3855 www.stmatthiasfl.com 8:00 am 10:00 am Beginning Oct. 6, 2013 5:00 pm Service Sunday School Youth Group Nursery Adult Bible Study Womens Bible Study Mens Prayer Breakfast WOOTSONTEMPLECHURCH GODINCHRISTElder T.L. Wootson 836 Scott St. Clermont, FL 34711 394-1396 or 394-3004 Sunday 11:00 am & 7:30 pm Thursday 7:30 pm FERNDALE ERNDALEBAPTISTCHURCHat CR455 & CR561A 407-469-3888 Pastor: Gordon (Bird) Sanders Sunday School: 9:15 am Sunday Morning Worship: 10:30 am Evening Worship & Discipleship Study: 6:00 pm TeamKid: Sunday 6:30 pm Wednesday: 7:00 pm Prayer Service, Youth Activities, Mission Kids for Children Groveland ABUNDANTBLESSINGSMESSIANICCONGREGATION756 W. Broad St. Groveland, FL 34736 Marion Baysinger Memorial Library Tuesday at 6:30 pm Jew & Gentile One in Messiah 352-544-5700 IRSTBAPTISTCHURCH GROVELAND Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Services 10:50 am & 6:00 pm Wednesday Service 6:30 pm MT. OLIVEMISSIONARYBAPTISTCHURCHSunday Worship Service 11:00 AM Sunday School 9:30 AM Prayer Service Saturday 8:30 AM Bible Study Wednesday 7:00 PM & 2nd and 4th Sundays 4:00 PM MINNEOLA CONGREGATIONSMINNEOLAA Progressive Jewish Congregation Shabbat services are conducted every Friday at 7:30 pm Services are held at the synagogue located at: 303A North US Highway 27, Minneola Religious School, Mens Club & Womens Club TLIVINGGOD Sunday School 9:30 am Sunday Worship & Childrens Church 11:00 am Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 pm Wed Worship & Youth Service 7:00 pm Rev. Loyce Rowland MONTVERDE WOODLANDSLUTHERAN15333 CR 455, Montverde, FL 34756 407-469-2525 www.woodlandschurch.com Pastor Rev. Dr. Brian Kneser Sunday Service 8:30 am & 11 am Sunday School 9:45 am OAKLAND PRESBYTERIANCHURCH218 E. Oakland Ave. (1/2 mile N. Hwy 50 at Tubb St./ West Orange Lumber) 8:45 am Contemporary Worship 9:45 am Sunday School For All Ages 11:00 am Traditional Worship Nursery Provided All Services 407-656-4452 Dr. Robert P. Hines, Jr. www.oaklandpres.org Gathering PlacesSpiritual WorshipforSouth Lake South LakeGathering PlacesSpiritual Worshipfor BECKERFUNERALHOMErfn tbt352-394-7121806 W. Minneola Ave.,Clermont,FL Cremation ChoicesDirect Cremation$675Plus Container Ron Becker,Director352-394-8228921 S.US Hwy 27,Minneola,FL N EW R EFORMED P LANT C HURCH We meet our God on Sunday at Superior Residence at 10:30 AM. 1600 Hunt Trace Blvd. (Behind Home Depot)Pastor Harm Biehl 407-325-8663 ROXANNE BROWN Staff Writerroxanne.firstname.lastname@example.orgUpwards of 1,000 people attended last weeks Taste of South Lake and Business Expo, organizers said. Guests at the third an nual event, sponsored by the South Lake Chamber of Commerce, had a chance to sample signature appe tizers, entrees, desserts, drinks and spirits from 29 local restaurants, plus gath er information and goodies from businesses in the area. Charlie DeChant, the saxophonist for Hall and Oates, along with Grammynominated Jerry Bravo and the Jerry Bravo Band, pro vided entertainment for the evening. We thought it was a great event, said Doris Blood sworth, the chambers di rector of marketing. We were thrilled with the turnout and with the participa tion of so many restaurants and businesses this year. This event is one that is really developing a reputa tion beyond South Lake, she added, noting people even showed up from Or lando. Rick Scherer of Winter Garden said hes attended all three years and would not miss the South Lake event. Im an expert here, he said. Theres a lot of food and everything is so good. The rst place I stop is at San Joses Mexican Restaurant for a margarita and go on from there. Everything is so good. Attendees were also given tickets to vote for their fa vorite booths in four cate gories best appetizer, best dessert, best entree and overall Peoples Choice. Karen and Gene Rich ter, there for the rst time, said they were blown away by the variety of food and drinks for sampling. Its nice, Gene Richter said. Everyone is here just having a great time and re laxing. The winners this year were: Cheesers Palace Cafe for best appetizer, Uncle Kennys BBQ and Catering for best entree, Jackies Cre ative Catering for best des sert, Golden Hills Coffee Roasters for best decorated booth and, for the third year in a row, Carrabbas Italian Grill for the peoples choice award.CLERMONTTaste of South Lake sees repeat winner ROXANNE BROWN / SOUTH LAKE PRESSPanera Breads Debi Hall gave Rick Scherer of Winter Garden the lowdown on the pastries she was sampling at the South Lake Chamber of Commerces third annual Taste of South Lake and Business Expo at Clermonts Waterfront Park on Nov. 7.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 SOUTH LAKE PRESS A9 Staff reportThe curtain is coming down on the last remaining Blockbuster Video store in Lake County. Blockbuster Videos parent company, Dish Network, announced this week it would close its remaining 300 U.S. stores. The last store in Lake County is at 240 Citrus Tow er Blvd. in Clermont and will close sometime in January. Blockbuster led for bankruptcy protection in 2010 after struggling with new competitors like Redbox and Netix. Dish Network, which acquired the company out of bankruptcy in April 2011, also announced it would discontinue its DVD-by-mail service intro duced to compete with Netix. At its peak in 2004, when it was owned by Viacom, Blockbuster had up to 60,000 employees and more than 9,000 stores nationwide. But, according to the website screencrush.com, Netixs rise to power also created more competition in the form of Redbox, Am azon streaming, Hulu Plus and countless other services with which Blockbuster simply wasnt able to compete. Dish Network, which primarily offers satellite payTV service, plans to re tain licensing rights to the Blockbuster brand and its vast video library. Media reports say Dish plans to focus on its Blockbuster@Home business, a streaming ser vice available to Dish pay-TV customers for an extra fee.The Sarasota Herald-Tribune, a member of the Halifax Media Group, contributed material to this report.CLERMONTLake Countys last Blockbuster store to close PHOTOS BY LINDA CHARLTON / SOUTH LAKE PRESSThe brass section stands for the closing of Sousas Stars and Stripes Forever at the Veterans Day themed concert at the Clermont opening of the current Florida Lakes Symphony season on Friday. The event was held at Family Christian Center auditorium in Cler mont. Ann Dupee hands out programs in the lobby. U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster gets in the spirit of the evening at the pre-concert reception, held next to the concert venue at Stormy Hill Harley-Davidson. Mike Lawson with puppies Cypress (light) and Jeanne. The puppies attended the concert as part of their guide dog training.CLERMONT | VETERANS CONCERT
A10 SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, November 13, 2013 352-394-8228Ron Becker, Director $675 10pmPam picked her price, uploaded a photo and paid for her ad. Its just that simple!No matter what time of the day it is, you can place your classified merchandise ad online, pay for it and just wait for the phone to ring! Fast, convenient and on your schedule! Time to sell that bookcase! 7 24www.dailycommercial.com*Employment advertisements are excluded. Please call 352-314-FAST to speak with a customer service rep. Lake: 352-314-3278 or Sumter: 352-748-1955 Staff reportThe locally lmed faith-themed movie A Letter for Joe has been picked up for world wide distribution by the Bridgestone Multi-Media Group, the movies producer announced in a press release. BMG is the largest distributor of Christian content in the world, said Producer De Miller, whose Mount Dora company, Lazarus Filmworks, produced the movie, with help from ve area church es including Adventure Christian Church in Tavares, First United Methodist of Mount Dora, the First Bap tist Churches in Umatilla and Eustis and Round Lake Christian in Mount Dora. BMG, which also distributed Millers rst feature, Daniels Lot, plans a worldwide re lease of A Letter f or Joe in early spring next year. The movie stars for mer Mount Dora High School standout, Evan Schwalb as Joe Roberts and features Gena Burghoff, daughter of MASH star Gary Burghoff, and the late Mount Dora actor, Jeff Wise. We are so thrilled to be back with BMG. Miller said. The movie premiered for local audi ences in mid-October to a huge crowd at the Mount Dora Community Building. Local audiences will have a few more chanc es to see the movie for free before it is sent off to the distributor, Mill er said. A screening is scheduled for 5 / p .m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at the First Bap tist Church of Umatilla.Locally filmed movie gets worldwide distribution COURTESY PHOTODe Miller, left, directs Brazilian actor and producer Regis Terencio and Heather Stacy in a scene from A Letter for Joe.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 SOUTH LAKE PRESS A11 www.clermontdowntownpartnership.com Featured Business of the Month: Cheesers Palace Caf LOOKING FOR PARTS? SEE JULIE (352) 394-6111rfntbI have parts for all major appliances and air conditioning and authorized repair service too! r Downtown Clermont Farmers MarketEvery SundayFrom 9am 2pmINCLUDES: For more information visit www.clermontdowntownpartnership.comCheesers Palace Caf offers a warm and friendly atmosphere with a European flair. Our Caf is a Family run business with Amanda Walsh as the Head Cheese and has been serving this community for 8 years. Enjoy dining in one of the comfortable wing backed chairs, while enjoying eggs Benedict, fruit crepes, Belgium waffles or maybe a smoked salmon plate. The lunch menu boosts flat bread pizzas, specialty sandwiches, homemade soups, and the amazing Cahill Porter Beer Burger. Cheesers offers a semi private room for your next event, and catering that is personalized and intimate. Creating custom menus for your group is only one of our many options wed be happy to provide for your group. Our Catering is personalized and intimate. We want our clients to feel at ease during their parties or events, and make them spectacular. It is our personal attention to detail that takes the worry out of these occasions. Enjoy Cheeses from around the world in our Cheese Shop. Cheese Classes, presented in many stages ranging from the origin of cheese to the future of the industry, by Carol Kayser (Mom). The Event Dinners are a must, like our Great Grill Out 6 wines, 6 cheeses and 4 different grilled meat selections from the Seminal Indian Tribe. Cracking the Wheel was a fun event that featured the Kings Ridge Dancers and a 5 course meal. Our upcoming Cabaret Dinner will included a Cabaret style show and dinner Everyones favorite The Chocolates Shop! Amanda makes all the Chocolates, by hand here at the Caf. Enjoy White, Dark and new comer Sugar Free Chocolate selections. Our featured Chocolate this month is the Pumpkin Spice Truffles. Whether dining at Cheesers or in your home, we want you to feel like family!
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Wednesday, November 13, 2013 SOUTH LAKE PRESS A13 HWY 27/441 2 miles from Hwy 27 787-4440 $300OFFREMANUFACTURED CARTSCash or check. Must present ad on purchase. Limited Time Offer See store for details. It Almost That Time!Individuals or GroupsPlease Call 365-0079 ext: 25 Ask for Barbara KettlebellVolunteers Needed PROVIDED PHOTO Cypress Ridge Elementary School Terric Kids are Abby Henne, Michael Adams, Anasoa Severino, Andria Waite, Brooke Bu chanan, Lawson Heard, Cooper Bishman, Macy Gregory, Emma Theisen, Gavin Sorrells, Luke Hunter, Carolyn Garigliano, Aidan LaRosa, Nadia LaRosa, Sophie Ressler, Mason Schoenthaler, Rowan Clark, Addison Huff, Brayden Sword, Dylan Nanku, Isaiah Khan, Brady Montrowl, Carter Gaughan, Matthew Jungreis, Skylar Pasnisin, Shane Siers, Zane Parker, Romy Sloan, Daisy Fernan dez, Joshua Gifford, Megan Smith, Peyton Grabowski, Jack Hanebrink, Ashley Spencer, Pierson Stalnaker and Emily Caldwell. CYPRESS RIDGE | TERRIFIC KIDS PROVIDED PHOTOAs part of National Fire Prevention Week Oct. 6-12, the Pre-K, third and fourth grades at Montverde Academy were visited by Gary Schindele, Fireman Gary, of the Clermont Fire Department, on Oct. 23. Schindele spoke on the importance of calling 911 whenever there is a re, discussed key components of re safety and gave the students more homework. MONTVERDE | FIREMAN GARY DEATH NOTICESon J. BartleyClinton J. Bartley, 95, of Leesburg, died Thursday, November 7, 2013. Page-Theus Fu nerals & Cremations.Gloria M. CalkinsGloria M. Calkins, 91, of Wildwood, died Monday, October 4, 2013. Banks/PageTheus Funerals and Cremations.Mildred G. FortMildred G. Fort, 84, of Lake Panasoffkee, died Thursday, November 7, 2013. Banks/PageTheus Funerals and Cremations.Carey A. HardenCarey A. Harden, 79, of Montverde, died Monday, November 4, 2013. Harden/Pauli Funeral Home.Charles L. HarveyCharles L. Harvey, 96, of Eustis, died Satur day, November 2, 2013. Harden/Pauli Funeral Home.Emery HertelendyEmery Hertelendy, 85, of Mount Dora, died Monday, November 4, 2013. Hamlin & Hilbish Funeral Directors.Frederick Roland HowardFrederick Roland Howard, 86, of Lady Lake, died on November 5, 2013. National Cremation Society.Nancy B. KingNancy B. King, 69, of Leesburg, died on November 6, 2013. Na tional Cremation Soci ety.Glenn Little IIIGlenn Little III, 68, of Lady Lake, died Tues day, November 5, 2013. Hamlin & Hilbish Fu neral Directors.Dean James LockeDean James Locke, 70, of Umatilla, died Monday, November 4, 2013. Beyers Funeral Home.Orlando MertiOrlando Merti, 85, of The Villages, died Wednesday, October 6, 2103. banks/PageTheus Funerals and Cremations.Jennie B. PomeroyJennie B. Pomeroy, 96, of Altoona, died Wednesday, November 6, 2013. Hamlin & Hilbish Funeral Directors.Betty Lou QuinlanBetty Lou Quinlan, 85, of Astor, died No vember 4, 2013. Beyers Funeral Home.George R. Ryan, Jr.George R. Ryan, Jr., 70, of Leesburg, died Thursday, October 31, 2013. Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory.Hazel Gibson StonekingHazel Gibson Stoneking, 84, of Eustis, died Saturday, November 9, 2013. Beyers Funeral Home, Umatilla.Robert Edward TaylorRobert Edward Tay lor, 94, of Leesburg, died Thursday, November 7, 2013. Beyers Funeral and Crematory.Jonathan Jon WeinkaufJonathan Jon Weinkauf, 49, of Uma tilla, died Thursday, November 7, 2013. Bey ers Funeral Home.IN MEMORY Red Ribbon Week at Mascotte Elemenatry Charter School celebrated being drug free for students, and students also took part in an essay contest where they wrote about what it means to live a healthy lifestyle. Winners of the essay contest were, from left, Casandra Juarez, second grade; Jesus Lupian, third grade; Giana Delgado, fourth grade; and Jose Barco, fth grade grade. Not pictured is William Rodriguez, rst grade.PROVIDED PHOTOMASCOTTE ELEMENTARY | RED RIBBON WEEK
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Ann DupeeREMEMBER WHENA weekly column that reprints some of the more interesting news stories that have appeared over the years in the pages of the South Lake Press.B1SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, November 13, 2013 www.southlakepress.comCOMMUNITYProudly servingCLERMONT, MINNEOLA, GROVELAND, MASCOTTE and MONTVERDE YOUR CONTACT FOR LOCAL NEWSSTAFF WRITER . ...................... ROXANNE BROWN TELEPHONE . .................................... 394 FAX .................................................. 394-8001 E-MAIL . .... email@example.com % en HOMETOWN: Youngstown, Ohio % en OCCUPATION: RN, college instructor, archery and rearms instructor, and owner of Joseph Steeds Archery and Booty Busters Outdoor Fitness in Montverde. % en FAMILY: Catalina, wife of 28 years. Daughter, Jessica, 25. Melo and Mari our bulldogs. What do you enjoy most about South Lake County? I like the small-town avor and going places and seeing people I know just about every trip. 1. If you had to summarize your philosophy of life in one sentence, what would it be? Be bold. Be brave. Be a leader. Oh. Sorry. That is three sentences. 2. Name a person or incident youve come across recently thats touched you in some way. Why did this person or incident impress you so much? FROM THE FILES | 42 YEARS AGO 1971Reliving history through pages of the South Lake Press Meet YourNEIGHBORJOSEPH STEEDSEE NEIGHBOR | B2 THERESA CAMPBELL | Staff Writertheresacampbell@dailycommercial.comThe Christian Worship Center has expanded with a second location in South Lake, and the Rev. John Christian is pleased with the community sup port for the Groveland church at 155 Ivey Avenue. Our rst service on Sunday was magnicent, Christian said, pleased by the crowd. I was ecstatic. Christian will be preaching at the church at 9 / a.m., Sunday, for the churchs second service, while his wife will be preaching at the same time at the Christian Worship Center in Leesburg. Shes been doing it for eight years, and then I will come back at 11:30 / a.m. and preach at the main church in Leesburg, said the pastor, who also serves as a Leesburg city commissioner. Christian plans to make the trips back and forth between the two Christian Worship Center sites. We are so excited about the opportunities to minister in South Lake, and we cant wait to see what God will do for this region, he said. He has been pleased with the response so far. Weve had four or ve Hispanic families who have reached out to us out, so we are looking at being a more multi-cultural church that will be bi-lingual, he said, where plans are in the works to add a Spanish ministry and Spanish-speaking service to the church soon. The Christian Wor ship Center of South Lake has been meeting for four months evaluating community needs and praying for direction. We believe God has given us a successful model and approach to ministry and our reach will be broad and Spirit led. Although we have a plan on paper, Go ds plan is far better and we will follow his guidance, Christian said. The pastor said he was looking at the location for two years. The Lord opened the door so that we were able to purchase it, he said. The ministry will be focused on community outreach and family involvement. We are really looking to provide family-oriented services, so we are conscious of time, hope and mind, body soul, he said, noting one of the core components of the church is ac cepting people as they are and allowing the Lord to make them become better. Christian said he and others did some street ministry, where they walked, knocked on doors, and met a lot of people in the Groveland and Mascotte areas. Christian said the 9 / a.m. service will be high ener gy with good preaching and great music. We are really looking for ward to an interactive ministry with the people of South Lake. We believe that we have something great to offer, and welcome people who are looking for a church that is designed for them, and its a cuttingedge church, he said. We need help, we need workers, and we want to make sure that the church meets the needs of the community. For information, go to www.christianworshipcenters.org, or call 352-3651709.GROVELANDCWC opens second location SUBMITTED PHOTOMembers of Christian Worship Center in Groveland sing praise to the Lord.CLERMONT BREAKS GROUND ON SEWER SYSTEMCity ofcials were present Monday morning, May 3, when construction of Cler monts sanitary sewer system began at the corner of West Avenue and Seminole Street. Pictured at the ground breaking were Mayor Don Smith, council members Jay Vander Meer, Mrs. Johnnie Watson, Ray Cochran and Charles Beals and City Manager Bob Hopkins. Mayor Smith and City Attorney Richard Langley were in New York City Tuesday of last week for the closing of $1,700,000 in Revenue Bonds with Chase Manhattan Bank.NEWS OF NOTEA new business in Clermont is Bettys Vitality Foods, at 637 8th St., owned and oper ated by Betty Meadows. The Purple Martins residing in the lofty multi-room birdhouse on the front lawn of City Controller John Flemings Lake Shore Drive home present fantastic air shows as they dart about snatching insects. Four-year-old Susan Thomas completes her two-week appearance on WDBO-TV Channel 6 program, Romper Room. Patricia Micheloni mar ried Milton Butch Godwin Jr. Sunday, April 18 in Edge Memorial United Methodist Church. Maid of Honor was Miss Mary Ann Micheloni, sister of the bride, of Groveland; brides matron, Mrs. Jeff Sanders, Groveland; bridesmaid Miss Sharon Sankus, Clearwater Beach; best man, Dale Adams, Clermont; usher-groomsmen, Ronald Mura ro, Lakeland; Robert Robertson, Tampa; Rudy Geraci and Jeff Sanders, both of Groveland. Winn Dixie advertisement: Fresh Boston Butt pork roast, 49 cents per pound; half-gallon Clorox Bleach, 28 cents; Swanson chicken, turkey or meat loaf dinners, two 11 ounce containers, $1; Tropicana fresh orange juice, four quarts $1; Sunkist lemons, a dozen bag 59 cents; W-D brand pure ground beef, ve pounds for $2.89. First Federal Savings and Loan Association, Clermont, was paying 5 percent annual interest on conventional passbook savings.GIRL SCOUTS HOLD ANNUAL RODEONearly 500 people attended the Groveland Girl Scout Mounted Units 8th annual rodeo. Special awards went to Grady Parrish, consultant, ad visor, trucker and friend, and the title of Grand Marshal; SEE HISTORY | B2
B2 SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Across 1 Winner of the 2005 and 2007 Grammys for Best Spoken Word Album 6 Relief for the snowbound 10 Seal words 15 Put ones hands together 19 Setting for Henry Jamess The American 20 Actress Chaplin of Game of Thrones 21 Company whose logo was, appropriately, crooked 22 Burrow, perhaps 23 Many service dogs, after 29-Across? 25 Rois wife 26 ___ Stanley Gardner 27 French colony until 1953 28 The Warrior Princess 29 They get stuffed at Greek restaurants 31 Rapper with the 2013 No. 1 album Born Sinner 33 Sees red 34 Eighty-sixes 35 Foil users words 38 Foreshadows 39 A/C measures 40 Serious break, after 48-Across? 42 Author John Dickson ___ 43 Mao ___-tung 46 Harvests 47 I dont know why ___ this way 48 Schedule planners 50 Years, for Cicero 51 On the q.t. 53 Sail extender 54 She, overseas 56 Greek goddess of witchcraft 59 Salinger title girl 60 Legendary Scottish swimmer, after 66Across? 66 Tart treats 68 Potters base 69 Painted crudely 71 Gulf of ___ 72 Marx without much to say 74 Cruiser repair site 77 List component 81 Circus founders, after 89-Across? 84 The Lion King lioness 85 Overflowed 87 Swelled head? 88 Ice cream brand 89 Ice cream treats 91 Shield border 92 Mastodon features 93 Clobber 94 Jet Ski competitor 97 Forces from office 98 Begins to wake 99 Where Margaret Thatcher studied chemistry, after 108-Across? 101 Winglike 102 The King and I role 106 Ulrich of Metallica 107 Obliterate 108 Short-lived pests or an alternative title for this puzzle 110 Prefix with genarian 111 Money holders 112 Guam, e.g.: Abbr. 113 Only inanimate zodiac sign 114 Lee of Marvel Comics 115 Beginning 116 Northeast vacation locale, with the 117 The Lions Share author Down 1 Car with a lightning bolt in its logo 2 The Tide 3 River of Pisa 4 Tokyo beauty, maybe 5 Smokestack emission 6 Poe poem 7 Tony winner Lena 8 All that ___ bag of chips 9 Second word of A Tale of Two Cities 10 The more the ___ 11 N.B.A.s Shaquille and Jermaine 12 Psychedelic experiences 13 Shape (up) 14 Glenfiddich bottle size 15 Wipes off, say 16 Caterpillar, for one 17 Dancer Alvin 18 Iron 24 Book in which Moses is born 29 Split the check 30 Theyre way out 32 Buds 33 Ball game 35 Med. test 36 Saintshome, for short 37 Feds 38 Fredericks of Hollywood purchases 39 Flutter, as ones eyes 41 Adjusts carefully 42 Twin-hulled vessel 43 Many a broken statue 44 Tighten ones belt 45 Politico Kefauver 48 Hockey fake 49 Phone button 51 Heres looking at you, kid addressee 52 Mother, e.g.: Abbr. 55 Psychedelic drug 57 Mary Lincoln, ne ___ 58 Jackson-toBirmingham dir. 60 Earthy pigment 61 Santa ___ 62 Damages 63 Law & Order: SVU force 64 Many a collectors resource 65 Preacher, for short 67 Fourth-longest river of Europe 70 Powerful line 73 Pucks master 75 Over There soldiers 76 Word of woe 78 Does what George Washington couldnt? 79 Oscar winner Jannings 80 Lead-in for physics and pieman? 82 Enthusiastic reply 83 Grease dissolver 85 Casual top 86 Medal awarded to MacArthur in W.W. I and W.W. II 89 Superlative for Atlanta International Airport 90 Holiday Inn costar 91 Favored against the field 92 Scrap 94 Performs unaccompanied 95 Perfect 96 Vessel with an arch 97 Some exams 98 Drink loudly 100 Andrews of Fox Sports 101 Vicinity 103 Pen points 104 Great-grandson of Mark Antony 105 Quickly, quickly 108 Org. protecting Americas consumers 109 Marco Rubios home: Abbr. No. 1103 RELEASE DATE: 11/10/2013 STOLEN PRODUCE By Andy Kravis and Victor Barocas / Edited by Will Shortz For any three answers, call from a touch-tone phone: 1-900-285-5656, $1.49 each minute; or, with a credit card, 1-800814-5554. 12345 6789 101112131415161718 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 3132 33 34 353637 38 39 40 41 42 434445 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 5455 56 575859 60616263 646566 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 7576 77787980 81 8283 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 949596 97 98 99 100 101 102103104105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 Solution on B8 to Silver, faithful old mare on whose broad back many of the girls have learned to ride and is now with her third Girl Scout owner, Jo Wynn Sabin, the citation: And a friend to every other Girl Scout ... and as Rodeo Queen, a feed scoop of roses to Julie Ogden, Girl Scout senior. Event results: Flag Race: rst, Jerry Beard; second, Grady Par rish; third, Julie Ogden; fourth, Candy Carter; fth, Joey Tootle. Junior Barrels: rst, Shir ley Kemp; second, Terry Drew; third, Pam McQuaig; fourth, Jo Wynn Sabin; fth, Edith Johnson, sixth; Jane Alexander. Senior Barrels: rst, Grady Parrish; second, tie between Kay Campbell and Sandy Vickers; third, Derwood Hyatt; fourth, Jeanne Watts; fth, Dale Drawdy; sixth, Gail Parrish. Potato Race, rst heat Candy Carter and Shir ley Kemp; second heat, Winnie Lucas and Cindy Posey. Pole Bending: rst, Jeanne Watts; second, Becky Kuhar ske; third, Candy Carter; fourth, Jerry Beard; fth, Edith Johnson; tied for sixth, Nora Ogden and Vici Winn. Diaper Race: rst, Dale Drawdy; second, Sandy Vickers; third, Pam McQuaig; fourth, Randall Padgett; fth, Ter ry Drew; sixth, Jeanne Watts. Baton Relay: rst, Candy Carter and Sandy Vickers; second, Shirley Kemp and Ter ry Drew; third, Julie Ogden and Nora Ogden. Terry Drew won the Bareback Dollar Race, a new event for this Rodeo. Mrs. Audrey Sommer hosted Girl Scout Troop No. 9 at a swimming party. Attending were Julie Hogue, Linda Cox, Miriam Hartle, Lisa Lane, Tina Nichols, Lisa Padgett, Joan Sabin, Debbie Steckman, Pam Cox, Cindy Sommer, Terry Henderson, Denise Cox, Linda Weaver, Ann Nix, Margaret Peacock, Sanna Sellers, Merry Caldwell, Bar bara Deeds and Lynn Fillingim; Senior Aide Margaret Weaver and mothers, Mesdames John Cox, Marianne Davis, Shelby Sellars and Cecil Padgett. Mrs. William Seitz, leader; Mrs. Ed Revis, assistant leader; Cadettes Mary Beth Byrd and Mary Harris; and parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Christiansen, Mrs. C. A. Byrd Jr. and Mrs. Adolph DiCamillo accompanied Brownie Troop No. 215 to Camp Wildwood.BASEBALL AND GOLFSouth Lake Babe Ruth baseball team managers are: CBS, Richard Bell; Elks, Razz Bowen and Gene Lucas; Publix, Clarence Bishop and Gerald Shepard; Groveland Merchants, Shaw Buck; American Legion, J.D. Rhoden. All four Clermont Highlanders golfers placed in the top ve places to their second straight Mid-Lakes Conference Golf championship by 31 strokes over runner-up Groveland Greenbacks at Pine Meadows Country Club. Robert Hutchingson led with the meet low of 76. Other team members and scores are John Modica, 78; Danny Douglass, 78; Jackie Gaines, 79. The Greenbacks scored 342. Jeff Boswell led with a 78. Other team members and scores are: Greg Kurss, 84; Rick Kurss, 90; David Carter, 90. HISTORY FROM PAGE B1 Daniel Tammet, author of Born On A Blue Day. This man was born a high-functioning autistic. He was not expected to achieve much in his life; however, he persevered, worked hard, overcame obstacles to become a best-selling author, speaker and success ful businessman. He turned disadvantage into advantage. 3. How does what you do contribute to the welfare of the area? I educate people about their health, wellness and t ness. I also teach them how to care for those in the greatest need the sick and elderly. 4. Name one of your greatest accomplishments so far. Working with my wife to raise an accomplished, caring daughter. 5. Whats something youve always wanted to do but havent yet? I have wanted to be more involved in the community. I have wanted to help guide the development of South Lake County to the kind of community people take pride in. I would like to see Clermont become The Beverly Hills of Lake County, as my daughter calls it. Recently, I joined The South Lake Chamber of Commerce and feel that I am now achieving the goal of working with others to inuence many aspects of life in Clermont and South Lake County. 6. What advice would you give to people who want to help out in the community? Be a giver not a taker and watch your life, your family and your community prosper. NEIGHBORFROM PAGE B1 It seems almost im possible that Christ mas no less than 7 weeks away. Re tail stores are decked out in holiday cheer and many have leaked their Black Friday ads. Rock bottom deals are arriving on the scene and many stores are offering price match ing this year. To many, this time of year causes extreme nancial stress. There are many ways to save in November on every thing from dcor, holiday food, and gifts. Over the next 3 weeks, you will nd your holiday tips and Black Friday tricks to help save more, spend less and spend more time with your family. Holiday Cooking Grocery store ads are full of holiday trimmings and baking sales this week and they will continue until the week of Christmas. Decide now what sweets and treats you will bake this year. If a big holiday dinner is in store for your family, make the menu this week. Buy a little each week paired with your coupons and save more. By buy ing the ingredients you need when they are on sale, stacked with a coupon, you will nd a happy checkbook. If you wait until the week of Thanksgiving or Christmas to buy all your grocery needs, you will spend more. Holiday Baking My family starts baking sweets and treats for the holidays now and many will be placed in the freezer until closer to Christmas. Freezer cooking for the holidays is another great way to cut down the expense and time of your baking. Look at the sales y ers now for your ingredients. Next, take a trip to the dollar store and get your canisters, bowls, and glasses. You will nd everything you need for $1 or less and your treats will look amazing. Colored tissue paper and ribbons are a great way to add that special touch to your holiday treats. Holiday Dcor If decorating for the holidays adds more stress to your life, consider keeping it simple this year. Lights are always an issue for us. The annual task of nding the one light that is causing all others not to work can be daunting. This week you can trade in your old lights at Home Depot and receive $5 off New LED or Iridescent lights for the holidays. This is a great way to save on holiday lights each year. The limit is 5 for this trade-in event. I love all the new lights that arrive on the scene each year. After getting your lights, take a trip to the dollar store and purchase a few hurricane glass vases or containers. Add a small string of white lights into a hurricane glass with a few pieces of garland ($1 each) you will have beautiful, simple holiday dcor. Cinnamon sticks, oral and garland are other ways you can decorate on the cheap this year. Check out our Pinterest page for more Holiday dcor and craft ideas on a dime www.Pinterest.com/ DivineSavingsNext week we will make your Black Friday plan of attack. Black Friday ads are being leaked daily. Start making your list now in preparation for the week of Black Friday. Coupon classes are available all over Central Florida. Go to www.DivineSavings. com and check under the classes tab to nd a class that is right for you. The Divine Savings YouTube channel also offers videos to help in your journey to saving more. Tanya SenseneySAVINGS DIVA Tanya Senseney has more than 16 years experience saving and teaching others how to reduce their monthly grocery budget. For information on her classes, contact her at Tanya@DivineSavings. com, or go to www.DivineSavings.com. Going cheap and tasteful for the holidays THANK YOU FOR READING THE SOUTH LAKE PRESS
THURSDAYPASTFINDERS NOVEM -BER MEETING AT HISTORI -CAL VILLAGE: At 4:30 p.m. at the South Lake His-toric Village, in the park -ing area, at 490 West Av -enue, for a brief meeting followed by a tour of the village. For information, call 352-242-9805. For directions to the Village, call 352-593-8496. SATURDAYANNUAL FALL LOVE FEAST AT THE MASCOTTE CIVIC CENTER: Noon to 3 p.m., 121 N. Sunset in Mascotte. Sign-up re quired by calling, Es ther Outreach Minis-tries Inc., Stacey Dority at 321-689-5201, or Hy -acinth Scott at 352-999-1801. SANTAFEST COMES TO BELKS IN CLERMONT: Santa Claus will be at the Clermont Belk store, from noon to 3 p.m., 270 Citrus Tower Blvd. Chil dren ages 4-11 can visit and have their picture taken. Guests can also enter the Belkie Bear design contest for the 2014 season, do holi -day crafts and enjoy refreshments. SUNDAYNEW JACOBS CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH HOSTS HOME COMING CELEBRATION FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY: At 11 a.m., at the church, 410 W. State Road 50, Cl -ermont. The Rev. Den -nis Adams is the guest speaker for the event, from Mt. Olive Mission -ary Baptist Church in Okahumpka. For infor -mation, call Aurelia M. Cole at 352-394-4995. MONDAYMASCOTTE ELEMEN TARY CHARTER BOARD/SAC MEETING: At 5 p.m., in the media center, 460 Midway Avenue. Call 352-429-2294 for details.TUESDAYMARION BAYSINGER MEMORIAL LIBRARY FALL FESTIVAL: At 5 p.m., with games, prizes and crafts, 756 W. Broad St., in Groveland. Call 352-429-5840 for details. SOUTH LAKE HIGH SCHOOL SAC MEETING: At 6:30 p.m., in the Cu -linary Arts Room. Call 352-394-2100 for infor -mation. Wednesday, November 13, 2013 SOUTH LAKE PRESS B3 Division of Johnson Food Services, Inc. rfrntbbbtbrfnbrt rffnt nrbrrtrrbr Melissa Tillisntrrtrt Steven E. Johnsonrrr ALL YOU CAN EATBreakfast SpecialFri.Sat.Sun.Mon $7.00 nrnttrr Get OutGo!& Paddleboards, Kayak, and Bicycle Rentalswww.ClermontWaterFrontBikesAndBoards.com WE OFFER: Snacks / Drinks / Sundries*Opens Saturday & Sunday 7:30 a.m. 6:00 p.m.*Located at Clermont Waterfront entrance 15 Second St. Clermont, Fl. 34711352-394-0535 OPEN 7:30AM to 6:00PM Weekends OnlyFREE Introductory Lesson for Paddleboards and Kayaks Group Tours available call ahead Reservation Mon. Fri. 9am to 4pm, Sat. by appointmentLAKE COUNTYS MOST TRUSTED NAME IN HEARING AIDS www.lakemedicalhearing.com Alan Boone, HAS, BC-HIS President & Wife Linda221 N. US Hwy 27, Suite H(Across from the Citrus Tower)CLERMONT243-HEAR ( 4327 )2755 S. Bay St. Suite F (Across from Tractor Supply Company)EUSTIS483-HEAR ( 4327 ) COMMUNITY CALENDAR
B4SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, November 13, 2013SPORTS www.southlakepress.com YOUR CONTACT FOR SPORTSSPORTS EDITOR . ............... FRANK JOLLEY TELEPHONE . ......................... 365-82683 FAX ........................................ 394-8001 E-MAIL . ...... firstname.lastname@example.orgLEISURE Frank JolleySPORTS EDITOR The most memorable season in many, many years for the Tavares High School football pro gram has turned sour. And when it did on Wednesday, a number of so-called supporters started searching for a scapegoat and a pink slip to hand out. By now, everyone likely knows the Bulldogs beat Mount Dora in come-frombehind fashion last week to earn a berth in the Florida High School Athletic Association Class 5A playoffs as the District 11 runnersup. The Bulldogs were set to face perennial Merritt Island in a regional quarternal matchup on Friday in the teams rst postseason game since 2004. It was party time in Ttown and everyone was bleeding Bulldog red. Then the dream turned to a nightmare. School ofcials discovered on Nov. 6 that the team had used a player who was older than the maximum age allowed by the FHSAA 19 years, 9 months. As a result, administrators contacted the FHSAA and self-reported the violation and forfeited three games. Two of those games against Ocala Lake Weir and Orlando Bishop Moore were losses in the scorebook, but the third last weeks game against Mount Dora proved to be the proverbial dagger. By taking down that victory, the Bulldogs dropped into a tie with the Hurricanes for the second-best record in Class 5A-District 11. Since Monday was the date for district tiebreakers and the FHSAA had nalized its playoff brackets, the spot originally held by Tavares in the bracket was vacated and Merritt Island was awarded a quarternalround bye. Thats when the re and pitchforks came out. On the football programs Facebook page, the situation was addressed and supporters were informed the THS makes right choice to self-report KEVIN BROCKWAY Halifax Media GroupKasey Hill arrived on Flor idas campus this summer with plenty of accolades. A McDonalds All-Amer ican at Montverde Acade my, Hill has been compared to former Kentucky point guards John Wall and Rajon Rondo because of his quickness and athletic ability. Not many 6-foot-1 point guards are capable of play ing above the rim. But Hill is a high-wire act whose leap ing ability belies his slight frame. More than anything, Hill said his goal as a freshman is to t in with his team mates. Im an unselsh, humble dude, Hill said. Im car ing. I think all three of those things are things my teammates can feed off of. That was the main thing I wanted to do. I try to act as normal as possible. I dont think Im better than anyone else. Hill will need to contribute right away as a freshman point guard for the Ga tors with UF starter Scottie Wilbekin suspended to start the season for violation of team rules. So far, Florida coach Billy Donovan has been pleased with how well Hill is picking things up in practice. But Donovan has been even more impressed with Hills humility and how he has endeared himself to his teammates. Hes earned their trust, Donovan said. I think hes earned their respect, hes worked really hard. Hes worked hard off the court with those guys. The guys on our team really, real ly like him. Thats the best thing. When youre a point guard and you can have a support group around you as a freshman of guys that want to see you succeed and do well, that helps. The Gators will need Hill to score at times to make up for the offensive punch lost by departed seniors Kenny Boynton, Erik Murphy and Mike Rosario. But Hill has matured enough through his high school career to know the balance between creating his own shot and keeping his teammates in volved. On a star-laden team at Montverde Academy, as a high school senior, Hill av eraged 13.5 points and six assists per game. Ive already seen guys rallying around him, said Florida sophomore guard Michael Frazier II, who played with Hill at Montverde Academy during the 2011-12 season. Ive tried to take him under my wing a little bit and show him the ropes because I know hes going to be thrown right into the re. He needs to be ready.Kevin Brockway is the mens basketball writer at The Gainesville Sun. Contact him at 352374-5054 or email at brockwk@ gvillesun.com. The Gainesville Sun and Daily Commercial are owned by Halifax Media Group.Former MVA standout Kasey Hill ready to shine at point for Gators MATT STAMEY / HALIFAX MEDIA GROUPFormer Montverde Academy point guard Kasey Hill is expected to see signicant playing time this season for the University of Florida. FRANK JOLLEY | Staff Writerfrank.email@example.comLake and Sumter counties were represented at Sat urdays Florida High School Athletic Association Cross Country Championships at Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee. For a while, in the Class 1A boys race, it appeared that Mount Dora Bible might have to make room for a state championship trophy. Bulldogs senior Troy Clark hit the rst checkpoint in the 5-kilometer run ahead of all other competitors, but tailed off in the stretch to nish fourth in 16 minutes, 10.07 seconds. Clarks run was the top nish for all area runners over the course which wound through the and the woods near the state cap itol. Windermere Preps Fran co Martins won the race in 15:44.23 and hit the inter mediate checkpoint trailing Clark by .12 seconds. Clark was the only area runner in the boys Class 1A race. In the girls Class 1A race, Christina McKinney led Mount Dora Bible to a 13th place nish with 162 points. Melbourne Holy Trinity won the team title with 44 points, followed by Gainesville Oak Hall with 72 points. McKinney also posted the best nish by any area girls runner, nishing 11th. She stopped the clock in 18:54.92. Melbourne Holy Trinitys Julie Wollrath won with a time of 18:14.88. In the girls Class 2A event, Montverde Academys Ciara Hopkins ran as an individu al and nished in 40th place with a time of 20:29.02. In the boys Class 2A race, Montverde Academy had two runners competing as individuals Ryder Vali quette (55th place, 17:02.74) and Conner Bergin (78th, 17:18.48). The Villages elded a team in the race and were led by Kyle Fox, who nished 62nd with a time of 17:09.44. The next-best Buffalo was Ed ward Sanchez in 92nd place with a time of 17:31.12. Winter Park Trinity Prep won the team in Class 2A with 31 points, followed by Jacksonville Bishop Kenny with 96 points. The Villages nished 21st with 160 points.Clark finishes fourth at state championship KEVIN BROCKWAYHalifax Media GroupMichael Frazier II emerged as a pleasant surprise for the Uni versity of Florida last season as a freshman, shooting 46.8 percent from 3-point range while provid ing scoring punch off the bench. Fraziers poise was apparent in the NCAA Tournament, where he made back-to-back 3-point ers in the rst half that helped the Gators rally to a 62-50 win in the Sweet 16 against Florida Gulf Coast University. This season, Frazier, a former Montverde Academy standout, has prepared for an expanded role. Florida coach Billy Don ovan is counting on Frazier to make shots and provide offense with the departures of Erik Mur phy, Kenny Boynton and Mike Rosario. With senior guard Scottie Wilbekin facing a suspension to start the season, Frazier is ex pected to crack the starting line up when the season opens Friday against North Florida. My team is going to need me to have an increased role this year, Frazier said. I knew that going into the summer. Ive been really trying to expand my game. Frazier received a condence boost when Donovan selected him to Team USAs 19-under World Championship team over the summer. Team USA won the golf medal, but Frazier struggled nding his shooting stroke ear ly before heating up late. As a shooting specialist off the bench, Frazier nished the tournament just 29.4 percent from 3-point range from the international dis tance. Donovan said Fraziers teammates on Team USA encouraged him to keep Michael Frazier looking to build on solid rookie season at Florida Florida Gators guard Michael Frazier II celebrates making a three point shot against the Ole Miss Rebels.MATT STAMEY / HALIFAX MEDIA GROUPMy team is going to need me to have an increased role this year. I knew that going into the summer. Ive been really trying to expand my game.Michael Frazier IISEE FRAZIER | B6SEE TAVARES | B7
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 SOUTH LAKE PRESS B5 MARK FISHERSpecial to the Daily CommercialThe Mount Dora Bi ble Bulldogs (7-3, 5-2) lost a shootout with the Orlando Christian Prep Warriors (8-2, 6-1) 6855 Friday in the Sunshine State Athletic Conference seminals. The Bulldogs trailed 28-13 at the half and were down 41-13 be fore mounting a furi ous comeback in which they traded blow for blow with the War riors. The Warriors rushing offense was overwhelming as they amassed 437 yards on 40 carries with Alex Marinas rushing for 179 yards on 15 carries for 5 touchdowns and a 65 yard kickoff return for a score. Chrishon Frazier added 162 on 18 rush es with three touch downs. The Bulldogs relied on Tevin Symonette, who managed to gain 52 yards on 13 carries, punching the ball in for critical touchdowns twice and snagging a 60 yard pass from Dan iel Johnson for a third. Johnson was 8 for 15 passing with one in terception and two touchdowns with Jor dan McPherson from 16 yards. Johnson also rushed for a score. Lamar Smith was a huge lift for Mount Dora, rush ing for 166 yards on nine carries and scor ing three two-point conversions to help fuel the comeback hopes of the Bulldogs. Both Smith and Antoine Dorsett ripped off long kick returns, both for 85 yards for touch downs at key moments in the contest.FA-LEESBURG TO PLAY FOR SSAC CHAMPIONSHIPByron Masoline scored three touchdowns and rushed for 237 yards to lead First Academy of Leesburg to a 32-37 win Friday against Seffner Christian in the SSAC semi nals in Seffner. The Eagles (8-2) will play Orlando Christian Prep at 6 / p .m. Satur day in the SSAC Cham pionship Game at First Academy of Orlando.MDB falls in SSAC semifinal shootout; FA-Leesburg advances to title game PAUL RYAN / SOUTH LAKE PRESSTevin Symonette is brought down by Orlando Christian Prep for a loss.
B6 SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, November 13, 2013 shooting despite his early strug gles. Frazier, meanwhile, contrib uted with intensity on defense and rebounding until he found his lost stroke. He learned a lot about himself because he went through some adver sity, Donovan said. It wasnt like he went out there and shot the cover off the ball and was non-stop, 50 per cent 3-point shooter. That was any thing from the truth. He had to work through some adversity. I think he handled it in a way that really helped him grow.Kevin Brockway is the mens basketball writer at The Gainesville Sun. Contact him at 352374-5054 or email at brockwk@gvillesun. com. The Gainesville Sun and Daily Commercial are owned by Halifax Media Group. FRAZIER FROM PAGE B4 FRANK JOLLEY | Staff Writerfrank.firstname.lastname@example.orgBuck Solomon, who has helped South Lake to a 6-3 record this sea son, verbally committed Nov. 7 to attend Florida A&M University in Tal lahassee. Solomon has 38 catches for 938 yards this season for the Eagles and has also spent time as quarterback and on the defensive side of the ball. He had also been considering Eastern Kentucky and Jacksonville Uni versity. Said Scott Armatti, South Lakes re cruiting coordinator for the football team, Buck has been a hard work ing, seless player for us, always thinking about the team before him self. He played quarterback out of necessity last year, so his talent as a receiver was not showcased. Were proud of him and excited for him.GROVELANDSouth Lakes Buck Solomon verbally commits to FAMU
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 SOUTH LAKE PRESS B7 violation was unintentional and the school turned itself in rather than get caught at a later date and be penalized by the FHSAA for knowingly violating the organizations by laws. That shouldve been the end of it. In fact, the school and its athletic department shouldve been commended for doing the right thing. By giving up what was just the second playoff berth for the football program in 29 years, they sent a message to the entire state that playing by the rules is the only way to go. Once again, sports helps to teach lessons in life. Shortly after the explanation was posted, a variety of replies were made. Many were from supporters thanking the team for the excitement it generated in the community and commending them for their efforts. It appeared that Facebook was going to help the school, the team and the community come together at a time when many were at an absolute low point. But then the lunatic fringe came out. People started offering opinions about who should lose their jobs over the debacle. Debacle? It was an accident. According to Websters New World Dictionary, a debacle is a total, often ludicrous, collapse or failure. What was ludicrous? Where was the collapse? Granted the failure, I guess, was from someone not catching the age of the player in question before it became an FHSAA violation. Still, that alone doesnt make it a debacle. Again, it was an accident. An unintentional, painful accident. Understandably, the original Facebook post concerning the incident was taken down once the venom began owing. It was obvious this was another situation where a group of supporters had all the answers, like those par ent-coaches who sit in the stands every Friday and offer mostly unwelcome insight to anyone within earshot. From their perch, sitting behind a laptop at the kitchen table, its easy to call for someones job. Rather than whining and offering opinion from afar, take a drive over to the school and offer to do the job. I guess that sound of crickets chirping means that no one will take the challenge. Why? Not enough time to help? Theres enough time for people to complain and opine about someones employment status, but not enough time to offer assistance. So typical. Tavares should celebrate at tonights season-nale against Deltona Pine Ridge. Fans should pack the house and honor a senior class that helped to restore the Bulldogs to football relevance. Stay long after the game is over and soak in the aura of a successful season. Cheer louder than you ever have before. Make todays game a playoff game. A mistake was made and Tavares showed a great deal of honor and dignity by reporting themselves, even though school ofcials knew what the consequences would be. In reality, they should be commended, not castigated, for the lessons they taught us all.Frank Jolley is a columnist for the Daily Commercial. He can be reached at 352-3658268 or write to him at frank. email@example.com. TAVARES FROM PAGE B4
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RAISED 12X14 DECK WITH NICE VIEW. ON LAKE HARRIS. ONLY $317/MONTH. hat down from her horse. On the ground there is a woman with a dead stag and a hunting dog at her feet and across from her another woman with a gentleman at her feet. This lady appears to have birds (presumably dead ones) on her lap. Between these two groups there is a cloth spread on the ground with a small bowl of fruit and two bottles of spirits. All are in 18th-century-style dress, but this piece is far from having been made in the 18th centu ry. P.W.M. is correct in that this piece was made in Scheibe-Alsbach, in the German province of Thuringia. The company that manufactured this item is the A.W. Fr. Kister Porcelain Manufactory, which was established in 1837 or 1838. Many of the A.W. Fr. Kister porcelains are of single gures dressed as Napoleonic-era soldiers. For the most part, these are not especially valu able, but are often sold in groupings that can be quite large. We found a grouping of nine individ ual gures (Napoleon and his generals) that sold for $1,100 at auction in 2007. However, some Kister gure groups can be large and elaborate. Two of these sold at Christies in London in 2010. One was gold and white and depicted Napoleon and Josephine playing chess on a table with X shaped supports. The other was smaller and also depicted people (this time in fancy 18th-century costume) playing chess. The two groups sold together for a little more than $3,000. But most Kister porcelain groups sell at auction for much less. We are not sure why these particular Kister groups sold for so much, but we do think it is a price that would be hard to replicate in most markets. As a general rule, 19thand early-20th-century European porcelain gure groups are not doing all that well when put up for sale. Most modern collectors (those spending money in the mar ketplace right now) look negatively upon these groupings and associate them with the dusty bric-a-brac found on mantel or curio cabinet shelves. It is unfortunate that P.W. M. did not tell us the size of this object, so we cannot really appraise it with any accuracy. However, we feel it probably has an insurance-replacement value of $1,500 or less.Helaine Fendelman and Joe Rosson are the authors of Price It Yourself. Email them at email@example.com. WORTH FROM PAGE C2 DWIGHT BARNETTScripps Howard News ServiceQ I recently noticed a stain on the vi nyl ooring next to the toilet. Ive tried to clean the stain, but it appears to be un der the vinyl ooring. What causes this and how can it be treated?A When I see a stain next to a toilet, my rst thought is that the toilet bowl is leaking where it is attached to the sewer pipe at the oor. Try to rock the toilet bowl from side to side to see if it is loose. A loose toilet bowl needs to be removed to see how much, if any, damage has been caused by the leak. The vinyl oor ing will need to be replaced, and you should also inspect and replace any water-damaged subooring you might nd. It would be best to install a new oor covering before the toilet bowl is installed. Turn off the water supply to the toilet tank, drain the tank by holding the handle down and then use a sponge to remove the remaining water. Disconnect and remove the water-supply pipe to the toilet. If the ange is cracked or broken, you will need to install a replacement ange avail able at most home and hardware stores. Once the bowl and ange are clean, apply a new wax ring to the bottom of the bowl and carefully reset the bowl over the oor ange while lining up the two bolts at the oor. Press down on the bowl and reattach the two nuts. Dwight Barnett is a certied master inspector. Contact him at C. Dwight Barnett, Evansville Courier & Press, P.O. Box 268, Evansville, IN 47702 or barnett@ barnettassociatesinc.com.Homefix: How to repair a toilet
C4 SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, November 13, 2013 / DAILY COMMERCIAL Friday, November 15, 2013 LOCATION: Leesburg FEATURES: Cul-de-sac location, screened lanai LISTING PRICE: $24,900 SELLING PRICE: $23,450 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: Judy Nickerson, Four Star Homes Inc. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Judy Nickerson, Four Star Homes Inc. LOCATION: 17703 Neal Drive, Montverde FEATURES: 3BR/2BA with 1,280 sq. ft. Open oor plan, plenty of natural light, oversized paver driveway, beautiful landscaping. LISTING PRICE: $139,900 SELLING PRICE: $140,000 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: Patti-Jo Jungreis, Keller Williams Classic III Realty. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Brandie Mathison-Klein, Keller Williams Classic III Realty. LOCATION: 3820 Liberty Hill Drive, Clermont FEATURES:Turn key, energy efcient home! Equipped with a solar heated water system. It includes an 84 gallon tank and a solar fan in the attic. New stainless LG refrigerator and Whirlpool large capacity washer and dryer are included. Community amenities include a tness center, tennis and basketball courts, along with a refreshing pool and spa. Youll love the 18 hole golf course. LISTING PRICE: $189,900 SELLING PRICE: $190,000 LIST ING AGENT & OFFICE: Mariellen Owens, Keller Williams Classic III Realty. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Cheryl S. Glover and David W. Velms, The Glover Group of Keller Williams Classic III Realty. LOCATION: Wildwood FEATURES: 3BR, On Golf Course. Screened lanai, workshop/shed. LISTING PRICE: $49,500 SELLING PRICE: $45,000 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: Colleen Kramer, Four Star Homes Inc. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Kevin Ducharme, Four Star Homes Inc. LOCATION: Leesburg FEATURES: Island kitchen, updated A/C, plumbing & roof. LISTING PRICE: $39,900 SELLING PRICE: $28,000 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: Elizabeth Walley, Four Star Homes Inc. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Beverley Nichols, Four Star Homes Inc. LOCATION: Wildwood FEATURES: Crown molding, replace, drywalled. LISTING PRICE: $44,500 SELLING PRICE: $41,000 LIST ING AGENT & OFFICE: Sharon Bacon, Four Star Homes Inc. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Sharon Bacon, Four Star Homes Inc. LOCATION: Leesburg FEATURES: Corner lot, open oor plan, double sliders. LISTING PRICE: $24,900 SELLING PRICE: $18,000 LIST ING AGENT & OFFICE: Dee Borwegen, Four Star Homes Inc. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Dee Borwegen, Four Star Homes Inc. LOCATION: LeesburgFEATURES: 3BR Formal dining room, soaking tub. LISTING PRICE: $58,000 SELLING PRICE: $40,000 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: Mary Jane Grimes, Four Star Homes Inc. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Colleen Kramer, Four Star Homes Inc. LOCATION: 2575 JR Street, Orlando FEATURES: 3BR/2BA Built in 1986 located at Winter Run. LISTING PRICE: $75,000 SELLING PRICE: $76,000 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: Valerie Foerst, Morris Realty & Investments. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Zoe Yao, Young Realty. LOCATION: Eustis FEATURES: Florida room, cathedral ceilings, car port, shed. LISTING PRICE: $12,900 SELLING PRICE: $11,500 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: Bob Murphy, Four Star Homes Inc. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Bob Murphy, Four Star Homes Inc. LOCATION: Clermont FEATURES: Renovated 2BR/2BA; Washer/ dryer LISTING PRICE: $12,000 SELLING PRICE: $12,000 LIST ING AGENT & OFFICE: Chris Brooks, Four Star Homes Inc. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Chris Brooks, Four Star Homes Inc. LOCATION: 925 Club Hills, Eustis FEATURES: Split plan 3BR/2BA home near town and amenities. Huge screened porch with fenced back yard. Spacious master suite with access to back porch. LISTING PRICE: $175,000 SELLING PRICE: $162,000 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: April Kessler, Exit Realty Tri-County. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Nova Fuller, Dave Lowe Realty Inc. LOCATION: 21706 Lake Seneca Road, Eustis FEATURES: 3BR/2BA, 2,214 sq. ft. Jett Riley custom built pool home on 5 acres. Close to downtown Mount Dora and Eustis. Open oor plan, two-sided replace and screened lanai with tropical pool. 23x30 RV carport/storage building. RV hook-up with electric, water and pump out. List Date: 7/29/13 Sold Date: 10/28/13 LISTING PRICE: $299,900 SELLING PRICE: $285,000 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: Loretta Maimone, Real Living Good Neighbor Realty. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Loretta Maimone, Real Living Good Neighbor Realty. LOCATION: Leesburg FEATURES: 2BR, 2 sheds, Florida room LISTING PRICE: $11,500 SELLING PRICE: $7,500 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: June Bartke, Four Star Homes Inc. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: June Bartke, Four Star Homes Inc. LOCATION: 454 Guerrant Street, Umatilla FEATURES: 5BR/3BA pool home on almost 1 acre of land. Home has view of Lake Enola. LISTING PRICE: $170,000 SELLING PRICE: $170,000 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: Nancy Koehler, Real Living Good Neighbor Realty SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Andy Key, Exit Realty TriCounty. LOCATION: 5638 Windsong Oak, Leesburg FEATURES: Spacious and immaculate 4BR/3BA with perfect oor plan. LISTING PRICE: $184,900 SELLING PRICE: $184,900 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: Dana Brunetti, ERA Tom Grizzard Inc. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Jim Krone, Summit Realty. LOCATION: Leesburg FEATURES: Large great room. Eat-in kitchen. Garden tub. LISTING PRICE: $24,900 SELLING PRICE: $19,000 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: Beverley Nichols, Four Star Homes Inc. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Elizabeth Walley, Four Star Homes Inc. LOCATION: Eustis FEATURES: Screen porch, furnished. Washer/ Dryer. LISTING PRICE: $6,995 SELLING PRICE: $4,000 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: Bob Murphy, Four Star Homes Inc. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Bob Murphy, Four Star Homes Inc.PROPERTY TRANSFERS
SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, November 13, 2013 / DAILY COMMERCIAL Friday, November 15, 2013 C5 PAL REALTYBeautiful with privacy!Covered entry leads to the living room that is open to the formal dining space, nearby is the kitchen with breakfast nook. Split bedroom plan has a master bedroom with two walk in closets and master bath with double sink vanity, soaking tub and walk in shower. One guest bedroom has a double door entry could be a guest suite with the second guest bedroom nearby and a bath in between. The family room has ceramic tile. Convenient inside laundry room. The big items are updated for you! New roof 2008, new AC 2009, wood laminate throughout, ceramic tile in wet areas, newer water heater, double garage with roll screen, front entry retractable screen door, gutters and downspouts, all appliances convey. Low monthly association fees and very nicely priced in the 140s! The Plantation at Leesburg is a resident owned active adult gated golf and tennis community with 2 manned gates, a 3rd is monitored plus a roving patrol. On site restaurant, 2 golf courses with equity memberships available, 3 clubhouses, 3 pools, full time activity directors, 100+ activities per week, state of the art tness centers, walking and biking trails & a 30-45 minute drive to all Orlando attractions. Stop by or call the sales ofce for your personal tour of this home and the facilities. PAL Realty, 25327 US Hwy 27, Suite 202, Leesburg, FL 34748 (352) 326-3626. See more pictures of #1567 on our web site www. PALREALTY.net Low monthly association fees and very nicely priced in the 140s! FOUR STAR HOMES Close to Villages BrownwoodRight down the street from Brownwood. In Continental Country Club boasting over 2,000 sf, 3/2, inside laundry, 16x22 all season room and a two car attached garage sitting on a double lot with a view of the woods. This home comes fully furnished, turn key! Dream kitchen awaits you with lots of wood cabinets, black counter tops, black appliances, wall ov ens and a large island with ca sual seating. A must see. Call for your special showing of this magnicent home. G4693323. $164,900 Stop in or call Four Star Homes today! 352-5052020. Ofce locations are: 3360B US Hwy 441/27, Fruitland Park, FL 34731.. Just north of the Leesburg Walmart, and in side Continental Country Club, off CR44, 50 Continental Blvd, Wildwood, FL 34785. See more information and photos of this home, online at www.FourStar Homes.com. Resident Owned community, gated, with Golf Course & top of the line amenities! ERA TOM GRIZZARDIsland time!Located on the shing lagoon to Lake Harris in Palm Harbor, this townhome oers a vacation atmosphere year round. When you cross the bridge and see all the water, all of the tension goes away. is townhome has the Catbird Seat (enviable position) location with panoramic lagoon views and water frontage on two sides. Downstairs you have approximately 44x14 of open space for the dining area, living area, and Florida or family room with lots of windows and three sliders for beautiful views, all warmed by a replace. e kitchen has an island, plenty of cabinets and counter space, planter box window, and the bay window is perfect for the breakfast table. Two split bedrooms are downstairs, the master suite with water views and guest bedroom and bath. Upstairs is a full apartment/ suite with approximately 43x14 for bedroom, oce, and kitchenette. Plus theres a full bath, storage room and easy attic access. eres some work to do, but the priced with that in mind and at appraised value. G4695697 $225,000 Linda Grizzard 352-267-0668 This townhome is located on the shing lagoon to Lake Harris in Palm Harbor. BRANDIE MATHISON-KLEIN Log cabin dream homeYour beautiful country log cabin dream can come true. Escape to the country with this beautiful and spacious custom built log cabin on over 3 acres. This home has been very well maintained and has lots of upgrades throughout to include: granite counters, laminate hardwood oors, replace and more. Master suite will blow your socks off with huge closet, dual vanities, jetted garden tub and separate shower. Check out the size of the master bedroomit is HUGE! Split plan offers 3 additional bedrooms that are great size. Nestle in front of the replace in the beautiful living room with large bay windows to let in the natural lighting. The loft/ bonus room is great for entertaining or for many different uses. You will love the outdoor living with huge porches in the front and back. This is truly a dream come true. Short sale, approved at $229,900. MLS #G4686437. For more information, please call Brandie Mathison-Klein with Keller Williams Classic III Realty at (352) 455-0137. You can also visit http://www.mkghomes.com for more details. Split plan offers 3 additional bedrooms that are great size. PAL REALTYPristine custom home!!CONTRACT PENDING! Exceptional corner lot! This is a custom oor plan in River Crest village with manicured landscape plus curbing & easily maintained. The driveway is upgraded with pavers, there is a roll screen on the double garage door, front storm door, gutters and downspouts, open and spacious living areas, split oor plan plus a bonus room. Kitchen features light oak cabinets, closet pantry, breakfast counter, upgraded appliances, spacious breakfast nook, newer ceramic tile oors, upgraded neutral carpets, new A/C in 2004. Movein ready! Low monthly association fees and exceptionally priced in the 140s! The Plantation at Leesburg is a resident owned active adult gated golf and tennis community with 2 manned gates, a 3rd is monitored plus a roving patrol. On site restaurant, 2 golf courses with equity memberships available, 3 clubhouses, 3 pools, full time activity directors, 100+ activities per week, state of the art tness centers, walking and biking trails & a 30-45 minute drive to all Orlando attractions. Stop by or call the sales ofce for your personal tour of this home and the facilities. PAL Realty, 25327 US Hwy 27, Suite 202, Leesburg, FL 34748 (352) 326-3626. See more pictures of #1569 on our web site www.PALREALTY.net Exceptional corner lot!
C6 SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, November 13, 2013 / DAILY COMMERCIAL Friday, November 15, 2013 126 N. Hwy 441 Lady Lake, Florida352.750.5110 Enjoy country living at its best! 4BR Fruitland Park home on large private lot w/room for a pool. Well thought out, this all electric home has beautiful nishing touches. Stacking sliders in the living room open to screened porch w/ hot tub that conveys. Kitchen features white raised panel cabinetry & appliances. Split bedroom plan ensures privacy. Spacious master bedroom suite offers a WIC; dual sinks, garden tub & shower. A Murphy bed in the guest BR also conveys. A short distance from the proposed expansion of The Villages along Pine Ridge Dairy Road, this home will be the perfect refuge for a busy family or a haven for a retiree seeking a unique home with real value that is close enough to enjoy the ner aspects of The Villages without the congestion and rising prices. $214,900. Call Diane Grant, Realtor at 352-391-2786. 4015 S. Lake Hiawatha Drive, Lady Lake, Fl. A unique one of a kind Large Great Room with Sumter County Natural Stone replace with an Integrated Barbeque Pit on the outside wall on a large screened porch. A two car garage attached and a two car garage unattached, stable (zoned lake is contained in one of the parcels. PRICE REDUCED! $299,900. Call Carol Lench (850)974-0522 or Greg Wood (352) 210-8186. PRICE REDUCTION w/16 cathedral ceilings and Brazilian cherry oors! DRAMATIC open oor plan features exquisite kitchen w/granite countertops, beautiful wood cabinets, upgraded stainless appliances, pantry, and CHARMING breakfast area, Family Room offers a replace and large expanse of glass leading out to the lanai. The large yard has room with a man door and extra room for storage. The Sellers are MOTIVATED and LOOKING for OFFERS! All other furniture will be sold separately. Call Lee Crow at 352-461-4392.With Water View. BEAUTIFUL CBS GARDENIA! A winning combination of a VERY POPULAR & ELEGANT oor plan with a STUNNING ELEVATED GOLF COURSE AND LAKE VIEW! It has an OVERSIZED LANAI that FACES EAST perfect for entertaining or just relaxing! The Lanai has been further upgraded with sliding doors all around Perfect for letting in the breeze or keeping out the occasional shower! The garage has been stretched for extra storage or extra toys! It also has a WORKSHOP and SCREENED DOORS! There is neutral decor and STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES in the kitchen! This home is a MUST SEE! Call Lee Crow at 352-461-4392 GOLF VIEW! 2006 1699 S.F. 2 Bedroom 2 Bath w/Den 2 car gar. shows like a model. View of 10th green of Palmer managed course. Tile Floors, Granite countertops HOA of $97 incl. lawn care & 65 www.GolfFrontHome.com $154,900 Steven Simpkins 352-350-1314 JUST LISTED VILLAGES GOLF FRONT T he joy and excite ment felt by proj ect owners at the beginning of the con struction process typ ically wane as un expected problems create havoc on wellintentioned plans. The root causes of many of these problems that arise during the con struction process are the mistakes caused by inattentiveness, in experience, miscom munication and poor processes. Mistakes in the construction industry have become epidemic and the chances for quick solutions are slim given the horric brain drain created by the Great Recession. No one in the construction process including the homeowner wants a job that is riddled with one mistake after another. However, until all par ties learn to proper ly communicate, mistakes are inevitable. The reluctance of so many in the construction industry to put pen to paper and have written agreements with detailed specications is probably where most mistakes originate. Verbal discussions are easily misinterpreted and the hopes and wishes of many homeowners disappear in a half-listened-to conversation. Homeowners should demand that every thing be put in writing so that expectations are crystal clear. Everything in construction starts with a blueprint (or plan), and unfortunately many construction professionals believe the quality of plans have deteriorated over the last several years. While new technology in plan drawing has made it easier, it has opened the door to a lot of cutting and pasting old specications from one plan to another, which leads to inattentiveness to detail. Very few draftsmen will taken the time to accurately draw in the proper specications for millwork and windows; plus, most have never actually engineered the trusses. Project owners who thoroughly review plans and demand clear specications on products, with sizes drawn into the plan, will eliminate many mistakes. As a homeowner, if you cant speak the construction language you had better ask for an interpreter or make sure you ask for a full explanation of build ing nomenclatures and terms. For example, in the construction industry a 3068LH interior door unit is not a 30-inch wide by 68inch high inside door with a hinge on the left, but rather it is a 3-foot, 0-inch wide by 6-foot, 8-inch high interior door unit that swings to the left. Every day in America, doors and windows are ordered wrong because the builders and homeowners do not speak the same language. If selecting the right contractor is the most important aspect of any building project, then selecting the cor rect products is not too far behind. For most building materials, there are varying grades, specications and warranties. Frequently, project owners will select an inferior product in the name of cutting a cor ner to build more than they can afford. Dissatisfaction in product appearance and per formance is one of the biggest mistakes made in construction. The old adage inspect what you expect is the single best piece of advice that any one can give a person building a construction project. While it may be aggravating to walk construction projects, it is imperative the project owner or someone they can trust reviews the project daily while in the construction process. It is way too common where subcontractors misinterpret or get the wrong infor mation, which could lead to mistakes. Project owners should not be shy in reviewing the work of others on their project. No one should care more than the project owner. Building a construction project requires a lot of time, ener gy and focus in which some people simply do not have. If you cannot devote the time to a building project then dont jump in. If you make the decision to tackle a building project it is imperative that you review the details, conduct independent research, ask advice, and then make the best decision you can. In construction, you really do have to sweat the details to eliminate big mistakes. Don MagruderAROUND THE HOUSEDon Magruder is the CEO of Ro-Mac Lumber and Supply Inc., and he is also the host of the Around the House radio show heard every Monday at noon at My790AM WLBE in Leesburg. The biggest problem when building
SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, November 13, 2013 / DAILY COMMERCIAL Friday, November 15, 2013 C7 352-394-6611 CHECK OUT OUR NEW OWNER FINANCING PROGRAMS www.MickiRealty.com 3/2 home in a great neighborhood. New carpet installed. This would make a great rental property. G4700441 Spacious backyard with a utility shed. Screened in back proch. Updated windows in 2008, roof in 2003. G4700249 Adorable 1950s bungalow. 1/1 with a carport on 1 acre. G4698750 3/2 with just under 2700 sq. ft. Oversized Florida Room. G4699961 Property is completely fenced with paved road frontage. G4696031 4/1 in town location. All within walking distance to the stores. Close to Hwy 50/27. G4693555 The location has historic value and the lush foliage & large oaks are beautiful. G4698663 Nice double wide mobile located in Clermont. 3/2 with a replace. Bring your horses. Property is fenced. G4699683 This 3/2 has an in-law suite and is situated on a acre corner lot. No HOA. G4697844 3/2 home with stunning lake views of Lake Minnehaha. Pool is solar heated with a waterfall. G4700466 3/2 with almost 2800 sq. ft. of living. Relax by the swimming pool and enjoy the sunsets over the lake. G4699876 2/1 home on the Clermont Chain. Large spacious great room and a 30x10 screened porch. Covered boat lift. G4695837 Located across from the Swiss Fairways Golf Course. Lake Access. No Deed Restrictions or HOA. G4699786 Nice 3/2 with almost 1800 sq. ft. Wood laminate in all living areas. Wood burning Fireplace. G4698381 3/2 with lake access. Located across from Swiss Fairways. Close to town. G4699774 4/3 with over 3600 living. Includes a heated pool. All of this on over 1.5 acres and your own lakefront. G4700339 3/2 with over 2000 sq. ft of living. The corner lot is over a half an acre. Screened & heated Salt Water Pool. G4700445 Unique property that is 5 acres that is zoned low density, single family 1-4 units. G4699978 This home was built in 2011. Features include screened in porch and fenced in back yard. G4697974 5/3 with over 3200 sq. ft. of living. 2 stall horse barn and a 30x40 metal building with electric. G4695022 Lakefront 3/2 w/formal living & dining room. Detached work shop & pole barn. G4695924 4/4.5 with over 3300 sq. ft., golf course frontage plus one of lake countys largest lap swimming pools!!! G4692116 This property would be perfect for the Horse Lover!! This 3/2 has all the upgrades. Beautiful custom kitchen. G4698888 Majestic 3 story, 4/3 home that has been totally renovated by the current owner. Possible bed & breakfast. G4699039 Build your dream home waterfront estate. No HOA or Deed Restrictions. G4699788 2/2 on almost 3 acres on Lake Louisa. New boat dock with several slips. G4697346 3/2 home on just under 20 acres. Located across from Swiss Fairways. G4699698 A working nursery on 22 acres. 18 acres irrigated. Thousands of Palm Trees. Call ofce for more info on inventory. G4699893 Home Builders personal custom built 5/3 two half baths, with over 4,000 sq. ft. of living. Direct Lakefront with pool & spa, private boat dock with lift. Two master suites. Gorgeous kitchen! G4695717 5/6 with 7000 sq. ft of living. 36x50 Barn with 3 horse stalls. Fenced & cross fenced with wood fencing. Short Sale. G4700342 Affordable lot. Bring your own builder. No HOA fees!!! Lot dimensions 190x90. G4698066 2.5 square acre. Bring your own builder. Enjoy country living at its nest! G4658578 All lots have large concrete pads with water, electric and sewer. Club House & pool. G4680121 7.85 secluded wooded acres! Zoning permits horses. Quiet old Florida neighborhood. G4699290 This would make a wonderful Ranch or Estate. Zoning permits horses. There is a well on the property. G4698827 Located on a canal leading to Lake Louisa of the Clermont Chain. Lot dimensions are 80x400. No HOA. G4672964 Plenty of room to farm or bring your toys, boats, RVs etc. Endless possibilities!! G4690536 Affordable Hwy frontage property zoned C-1. The lot is 100x100. G4657330 Built in 2005 Two 3/2 w/1100 sq. ft. of living. Both sides have a 1 car garage. G4636944 Zoned C-1 with a 4,000 sq. ft. +/building. This property can be split into 2 parcels (1+/acre). Price to Sell!!! G4695513 This lot is 2.30 acres with electrical on property. G4683923 4 Apartment rentals in the Downtown historic district of Clermont. Owner motivated! G4695512 VACANT LAND VACANT LAND VACANT LAND VACANT LAND VACANT LAND COMMERCIAL COMMERCIAL COMMERCIAL COMMERCIAL WE NEED LISTINGS!!!! COMMERCIAL VACANT LAND VACANT LAND VACANT LAND VACANT LAND COMMERCIAL COMMERCIAL Located directly on Hwy 50. Zoned Downtown Mixed Use. Possible Owner Financing. G4700103 COMMERCIAL
C8 SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, November 13, 2013 / DAILY COMMERCIAL Friday, November 15, 2013 BEAUTIFUL GOLF COURSE FRONTAGE! START LIVING THE LIFE!Custom great room plan, 2/2, den, extended 2.5CG, gorgeous setting! ENERGY EFFICIENT! Low 200's #1574 CONSERVATION VIEWS!Double master, 2/2, den, huge great room overlooks the pool! SPOIL YOURSELF! Low 200's #1570 FABULOUS POOL HOME! Corner lot, double master, 2/2, eat-in kitchen, lanai, 1.5 car garage. FURNITURE NEGOTIABLE! Very low 100's #1505 LOW MAINTENANCE! CONSERVATION VIEWS!Split 2/2, formal rooms, family room & nook open to KT, huge extended lanai! GORGEOUS WOODED SETTING! Low 200's #1522 COUNTRY VIEWS! Split 2/2, den, great room, screened lanai,1.5 car garage with storage. HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE SHOWER. Low 100's #1558 STILL LIKE NEW!On a corner lot! 2/2, Florida room, carport, storage shed, nicely landscaped. NEWER ROOF & AC! 60's #1270 FURNISHED The Life Youve Waited Your Whole Life For...Something for Everyone!! Let Us Find Your Dream Home! 25327 US Hwy. 27 Ste. 202, Leesburg, Fl. 34748(352) 326-3626 ~ (800) firstname.lastname@example.org.PALREALTY.net r fnft rb2/2, den, extended 2CG, energy saving features! NEWER COMMUNITY & TOWN SQUARE! 170's G4700541 Custom split 3/2, granite countertops, double garage, OVERSIZED PATIO! 270's #1575 EXIT REALTY TRI-COUNTY MOUNT DORA 385-3948 THE VILLAGES 633-7011 (EXIT) ExitRealtyTriCounty.com HASELTON VILLAGEREDUCED $19,900This 2 bedroom 2 bath beautifully landscaped home is located on an oversized lot. Dining room has a beautiful built in hutch. Master has huge walk-in closet, living room has bay windows and screen room has lots of windows for natural light.Call Jack Voller 352-552-2186 MID FLORIDA LAKES$12,900This 2 bedroom 2 bath comes furnished and is movein ready. Newer oors and A/C unit. Lots of space with screen room and shed. Call Paul Harris 810-347-2941 MID FLORIDA LAKES$9,900 2 bedrooms 2 baths partially furnished double wide. Wood oors throughout main living areas. Open oor plan with lots of storage.Call Paul Harris 810-347-2941 CORLEY ISLAND$17,9002/2 with lots of upgrades. Newly remodeled kitchen and dining. Large master suite with walkin closets and handicap accessible bath. Family room and ofce add space to this home.Call Paul Harris 810-347-2941 HASELTON VILLAGEREDUCED $14,900This home comes furnished along with having newer appliances. Laminate and wood ooring throughout. Large rooms with a few extras built in. Call Jack Voller 352-552-2186 SUNNY PINESMOTIVATED $12,990 This immaculate 2/1 has everything you are looking for. Newer upgraded kitchen and appliances, huge inside laundry with storage, oversized living room, and large walk-in closet in master bedroom.Call Jack Voller 352-552-2186 LAKESIDE TERRACE$8,995This furnished home includes a 53 in T.V. Home passed energy audit 2 years ago for government rebate. Community has lots of amenities including a pool and boat docks. Call Jack Voller 352-552-2186 LAKESIDE TERRACEREDUCED $8,9951 /1 open oor plan is fully furnished. Lots of natural light. Inside laundry, screen room and carport. Wood vinyl ooring through out entire home. Nice yard with shade.Call Jack Voller 352-552-2186 116 OLEANDER, LEESBURG$37,900A new beginning for your retirement. 2 bed/ 2 bath double wide. Own a share for reduce HOA. Large Shed 2 screen rooms, and a Florida roomCall Paul Harris 810-347-2941 LAKESIDE VILLAGE$32,9002 bedroom 2 bath, fully furnished, turnkey home on Grifn Lake. Open oor plan with bonus room, screen room and 2 sheds.Call Paul Harris 810-347-2941 PALM RIDGEMOTIVATED! $12,500 This one bedroom 1 bath is perfect for a couple who wants to enjoy the Florida weather. Completely redone on the inside. Lovely back porch for sitting out and enjoying the mornings or evenings. Call Jack Voller 352-552-2186 HICKORY HOLLOW ESTATES$5,9002/1 home with upgraded appliances and wood ooring and carpet throughout home. Nice shady area to enjoy communityCall Paul Harris 810-347-2941 PALM RIDGE MOBILE HOME PARKREDUCED $10,900Beautiful 2 bed 2 bath home. Well landscaped and maintained yard. Lots of storage and counter space in bathrooms and kitchen. Open oor plan leaving lots of room to move around. Inside laundryCall Jack Voller 352-552-2186 HICKORY HOLLOW ESTATES$10,5003/2 inside laundry with lots of storage. Open oor plan, walk in closet in master bedroom. Screen room off of living areaCall Paul Harris 810-347-2941 MID FLORIDA LAKES$12,500 2/2 canal front home has bonus room, screen room and shed. Partially furnished with vinyl wood ooring throughout. Bright and airy and ready to move in.Call Paul Harris 810-347-2941Come and talk to me about selling your home or buying your dream home! Sam Walsh 352-3853948 (ofce) 407-506-3993 (direct) Samwalsh77@gmail.com Or you can visit my website at www. samanthawalshrealty.com SHNSAssortment of glass perfume bottles from Morocco at Emrani-Art Marrakech. PATRICIA SHERIDANPittsburgh Post-GazetteMARRAKECH, Morocco Moroccan style has gone mainstream. Its Moor ish, French and Ar abesque influences have proved irresistible to arbiters of fashion and design, as they translate intri cate templates from Berber carpets, Kas bah tiles and riad arches for Western taste by reducing the busyness. Best described as a fearless approach to excess, the Moroc can look may have evolved as a counter point to the monotone deserts that cov er much of this North African country. Since the first cara vans crisscrossed the deserts and climbed the Atlas mountains, Morocco has been a melting pot of European, Middle Eastern and African cultures. Intricate patterns and textures collide with color to create a kind of clashing continuity. J.Crew is featur ing fall sweaters influenced by scarves and rugs found in the Marrakech market. The ubiquitous hoodie favored around the world is just a cropped jelaba, a full-length hooded robe worn by both men and women since the days of the prophets. Also popular with Moroccans and tour ists are turbans and babouches, which are rounded or pointed leather slippers. Yellow pointed babouch es with a striped jelaba is Moroccos version of the blue blazer and flannels. As for the colors, co balt blue and green tones come from miles of Atlantic and Mediterranean coastline, pinks from sand dunes lit by the sunset and the reds from the clay that surrounds Marrakech. So from souk to sea, Morocco is the place to be if you want to see the source for this easy-to-assemble style trend.Contact Patricia Sheridan at email@example.com, or follow her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/pasheridan.Morocco spreads its style influence westward