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Title: Riverland news
Physical Description: v. : ill. (some col.) ; 58 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Citrus Pub.
Place of Publication: Dunnellon FL
Dunnellon, FL
Publication Date: 11-24-2011
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SERVINGDUNNELLONANDRAINBOWSPRINGS Thursday, November 24, 2011Vol 30 No. 675 cents VISIT US: www.riverlandnews.comCALL US: 489-2731 E-MAIL: editor@riverlandnews.com WHATS HAPPENING Dunnellon Fire Rescue to host Childrens Christmas PartyDunnellon Fire Rescue will host its annual Childrens Christmas Party Dec. 15 at the Bingo Hall at 20520 E. Pennsylvania Ave. As part of the event, gifts are given to children who are less fortunate. Dunnellon Fire Rescue is seeking donations from residents and businesses in the community to assist with the event. Donations may also be sent in or dropped off at 12014 S. Williams St. For more information, call 465-8595. Gator-Seminole rib dinner slated Saturday nightThe Legacy League of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church at U.S. 41 in Dunnellon will host a Gator-Seminole Rib Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 26. Dine in and watch the Florida-Florida State game on a big screen in Father Stegeman hall. Serving starts at 5 p.m. Kick off is at 7. Tickets are a $15 each and can be obtained by in the church office. Take out will be available. For more information, call John Deakins at 489-1611. Bell ringers needed for Red Kettle CampaignThe Kiwanis Club of Dunnellon is in need of volunteer bell ringers for this year's Salvation Army Red Kettle Fundraising Program. This year's program will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1 to 3 p.m. from Friday, Dec. 2, to Sunday, Dec. 11. Locations are Walmart, Walgreens or Winn-Dixie. To volunteer, call Bill Laterza at 489-9368. Entries sough for annual Christmas parade Organizers and the chamber need the following for this years parade: Organizations or groups to enter a float; volunteers to help on the parade committees; volunteers to help the day of the parade; or volunteers to be a spectator and spread the word to your friends, neighbors and relatives about the parade and come out to support the parade. Be a sponsor for $50. For more information, call Charlene Williams at 465-0668 or 427-0453. Airport project nearly finished AT THE READY One runway repaved, another rejuvenated A pair of grants totaling almost $1.6 million is paving the way for the future of the Dunnellon-Marion County Airport. Engineers recently completed a portion of the project, repaving Runway 05-23, the north-south runway, as well as extending it 59 feet to give it a total length of 5,000 feet. The second portion of the project includes putting a pavement dressing conditioner and altering Runway 09-27 by one degree. Altering it one degree will officially make Runway 10-28, explained John Helms, airport manager for the past 2 1/2 years. The funding for the project comes from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Airport Improvement Program. The FAA contributed $1.45 million to the project with FDOT chipping in $120,000. The airport itself is contributing $31,500 toward the project, which Helms said is not taxpayer money. The Marion County native said the project was budgeted at $1.7 million. Helms explained the federal funding is part of the FFAs Entitlement Program which allocates a certain portion of money collected from taxes on aviation fuel. In the past, Helms said, the airport hadnt pursued the funding its entitled to. Historic Village to transform into Winter Wonderland for event Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus right down Pennsylvania Avenue? Yep, thats right, Santa is set to descend upon Dunnellon Saturday night as the eighth annual Victorian Holiday kicks off the first of many holiday celebrations, which also include the Dunnellon Chamber of Commerces annual Christmas Parade at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, and Rainbow Springs State Parks annual Santa Over the Rainbow and light show. But first up is the Victorian Holiday Festival from 5 to 9 p.m. in which the Historic District will be all decked out with holiday lights and festive atmosphere to kick off the Christmas season. This years event will include snow slides, a kids area, hayrides and horse drawn carriages. The Victorian Holiday Festival wont be the lone celebration going on during the evening as Jerry Vaughn owner Red Fox Gallery will celebrate his businesss 20th anniversary. See related story, page 2. Several of the shops in the Historic Village Shops will host musical entertainment and will provide refreshments. Food vendors will be on Santa Claus will be present Saturday night during the eighth annual Victorian Holiday as he visits with children. Here Santa receives a visit from then 11-month-old Kyla Lavender, who cries for mother.Riverland News file photo JEFF BRYAN Riverland News SO YOU KNOWMarion County Commissioners will host a workshop at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the Dunnellon-Marion County Airport to discuss the master plan in regard to attracting businesses to the facility. The meeting is open to the public. See AIRPORT page 16 Dunnellon police participate in Officer Survival Training Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsOfficers Cody Murphy, left, secures a suspect in a shots fired drill while Officer Aaron German provides backup as the two Dunnellon Police Department law enforcement officers participate in an Officer Survival Training School last week at the Citrus County Public Safety Training Center at Withlachoochee Technical Institue. INVERNESS An officer from the Dunnellon Police Department was down, shot approaching a house with a suspect barricaded inside their home. The extent of their injuries unknown, Cpl. Carolina Rolfes and Officers Cody Murphy and Aaron German knew they had to act fast, but cautiously to rescue their injured colleague. Using a patrol car as a shield, Murphy and German slowly approached their fallen comrade, keeping an eye open for the alleged shooter inside the home. Reaching the injured officer, Murphy loaded them in the vehicle as German and an officer from another agency provided cover. Once inside the car, the officers moved to a safe location. Afterward, the trio of Dunnellon law enforcement officers discussed their actions during simulation with an instructor from Muddy Boots Tactical Training, the company contracted to conduct the 16Cpl. Carolina Rolfes of the Dunnellon Police Department is interviewed by television stations from the Tampa Bay area. See READY page 8 JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Annual Victorian Holidays slated Saturday night JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See WINTER page 2

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hand to satisfy the more hearty appetites. Relay for Life Piggybankers and the city of Dunnellon Team will partner with Special Olympics to participate in Victorian Holiday. During this event, the groups will host a Kids Play Zone at the Lions Club, which will include a bounce house, a petting zoo that includes the donkeys Milkshake and Vanilla rescued from the Dunnellon animal hoarding case, Christmas game stations, Christmas arts and crafts center where children will be able to make Christmas cards and goodies, write letters to Santa, a coloring contest, a Christmas Photo Station and some surprises as well. Ribbon Christmas ornaments will be available for purchase as well as snacks. All donations will benefit Relay for Life Dunnellon and Special Olympics. For more information about the event, call Hedi at My Old Chair at 465-2225. Red Fox Gallery set to celebrate 20th anniversary On a recent Friday afternoon Jerry Vaughn plugs away on another custom framing job, much like hes done for the past two decades. In the background, he has an old radio tuned into an afternoon talk show with a national political pundit. On the walls are various photographs and artwork; however, his most prized possessions are the artwork created by his two children, Cory, now 20, and Bailey, a 14-year-old freshman at West Port High School. I have a lot of memories in here, he said, explaining that despite the recent economic struggles affecting many small businesses in Dunnellon and across the nation he attempts to focus on the intangibles that a value cannot be placed upon. He slices through the mat board, cuts the glass, adhering the frame to a print job depicting 1950s America. He cleans the glass, attaches hooks and a wire and calls one of his many frequent customers throughout his business to let them know their latest addition to their collection is complete. But of the thousands of pieces of work hes completed at the Red Fox Gallery in the past 20 years, he said none stand out. Ive enjoyed about all of them. I get a lot out of each project, Vaughn explained. There are some that have proved difficult and challenging and that is fun. There are some that require more of an artistic challenge than others. He will celebrate his 20th anniversary from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday with a showcase at his gallery at 20359 E. Pennsylvania Ave. In honor of his 20th anniversary, he will offer customers 20 percent off of custom picture framing jobs. While Vaughn has seen his shares of ups and downs in the community, the long-time businessman said one offering Dunnellon has always had and will continue to have is that its home, a place he explained his children will always have their roots. I moved around a lot as a kid, he explained, noting his parents usually rented a new house every six months as a youth in Ohio. Ive raised my kids here, this is their home. We sponsored Little League teams when Corey played; we were involved with dance recitals when Bailey was in dance here. She was a bell ringer for Kiwanis at Walmart. He recalled driving Heidi Schwier, the thenQueen of the Rainbow, in the Christmas parade in his Fiat. I remember her cape was so big it covered the whole car and nearly caught on fire because it was covering the tailpipe, he said, finding a twinge of humor in the years old memory. Once heavily involved in community organizations such as the now defunct Main Street USA program, the Chamber of Commerce and others, Vaughn said he still sees a bright future for Dunnellon. I havent given up the thought that there is a brighter future for Dunnellon and that it can still be achieved, he explained. If there is one thing I certainly miss its the community involvement. For more information about Red Fox Gallerys 20th anniversary celebration, call 352-682-4531. 2 Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 A member of the Florida Press Association 352-489-2731 352-489-6593 (Fax) The Riverland News serves Dunnellon and the surrounding areas: Blue Cove, Chatmire, Hills of Ocala, Lake Tropicana, Rainbows End, Rainbow Lakes Estates, All the Rainbow Springs Area, Rio Vista and Vogt Springs.The Riverland News is delivered on Thursday to subscribers by our carriers and mail. The newspaper is also available inside area stores and at various boxes throughout the community. Local subscription rate is $27 a year. Call for Florida and out-of-Florida rates. The Riverland News is published in Dunnellon, FL by Citrus Publishing, Inc., 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429-5760. CALL 489-2731 For Information On Subscriptions, Display Advertising And Business & Church Directory Ads. TO SUBMIT NEWS ITEMS EMAIL TO: editor@riverlandnews.com NEWS DEADLINE IS NOON FRIDAY. News items about happenings at area churches and clubs, school and sporting activities, military promotions, announcement of births, anniversaries, engagements, weddings, first and 90+ birthdays, and similar community news items are accepted for publication. PERIODICAL POSTAGE PAID AT DUNNELLON, FL. SECOND CLASS PERMIT #681-730 POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: RIVERLAND NEWS, 20441 E. PENNSYLVANIA AVE. DUNNELLON, FL 34432-6035 Framework of success JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsJerry Vaughn, owner of Red Fox Gallery, will celebrate his 20th anniversary from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday with a showcase at his gallery at 20359 E. Pennsylvania Ave. In honor of his 20th anniversary, he will offer customers 20 percent off of custom picture framing jobs. JEFF BRYAN Riverland News 0009V0J Cleanmaster CLEANMASTER CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING Servicing All Of Citrus & Marion County For 25 Years 489-4844 O W N E R D O E S T H E W O R K We Also Have Outdoor Pressure Cleaning Available. Call for pricing. $ 15 Per Room 3 Room Minimum 24 Years Carpet Cleaning One Chair Cleaned FREE Sofa & Love Seat $ 65 Dryer & Vent Cleaning Special $ 50 H OLIDAY S PECIALS Steam or Dry Cleaning 0009VZ7 11352 N. Williams St., Rainbow Square Plaza Dunnellon (Next to Sweetbay) vernonmartinsalon.com MA 0016683 MA 0016683 Salon & Spa Salon & Spa 465-2210 Appt. 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Cohn Construction 0009I76 Legion to host free Thanksgiving dinner Throughout the year, the American Legion makes it a point to give back to and support its local community through fundraisers, donations to Boy Scouts of America, donations to the Boys & Girls Club, visits to Hampton Manor residents, Boys State functions in Tallahassee and many other worthwhile charitable functions. It is with this desire to give back to the community in mind, that your local American Legion Wall-Rives Post 58 of Dunnellon, will host its annual, come one come all, free Thanksgiving dinner from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, at the Legion Hall at 10730 U.S. 41, just north of the Walmart. This dinner is planned and prepared for you by the Post to give thanks and share with the community, to open the hall for any and all local folks to come and share the Thanksgiving spirit, a wonderful hot Thanksgiving dinner and take part in some good natured camaraderie. The dinner is free of charge to all that come. Helping out with this years dinner, as in years past, are Jan and Leo DeWitt, of Families In Need Of Dunnellon Inc. Special to the Riverland News COMMUNITY EVENTS Lettes to Santa, photos wanted for holiday editionThe Riverland Newsis seeking Letters to Santa, as well as pictures of your children or grandchildren in Christmas pictures for its Christmas Card Cuties Holiday edition. Letters and photos can be e-mailed to Editor Jeff Bryan at editor@river landnews.com, mailed to our office at or dropped off at our office at 20441 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon, FL 34432. Include a self-addressed stamp envelope if photos need to be returned. Photos submitted via e-mail must be highresolution images. Deadline to submit letters and photos is Dec. 15. For more information, call Jeff Bryan at 489-2731 or e-mail editor@river landnews.com. Riverland office to close Thursday, FridayThe Riverland News office willb e closed Thanksgiving as well as Friday. The office will reopen at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 28. WINTER continued from page 1

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A story titled Officials establish rtes for Greenlight in the Nov. 17 edition contained an error. Mayor Fred Ward said: Ive never once agreed with Jerry. But he was right on in his comments in that article; you cant have no growth and not expect higher taxes. We have to sustain this little town, we cant sustain it as status quo. Congratulations to Aurora Tarnowski, a firstgrader at Dunnellon Elementary School, for winning an award at the Fine Arts for Ocala Festival, which was in October. She was awarded the Emerging Young Artist Award recently at a reception held in Ocala. Her piece SKYLINE was picked from a countywide contest. Tarnowski is one of only two elementary students to win an award. She was given a check for $50 along with her award! We are very proud of her. Ms. Lou Hartigan reports on 4-H club news. The club recently went to Lyons Show Pigs to pick out the club hog. Lyons Show Pigs is in Mayo, about two hours north of Dunnellon. Club members met at 6:30 a.m. to make the trip. The members got to see the hog production farm and talked and asked questions with Mr. Lyons who owns the farm, Ms. Hartigan said. They selected their club hog from about 100 other hogs with the help of Rylie Nonnnemacher, the Senior President of Dunnellon 4H Club, and Casey Weber from the Dunnellon FFA Club. Members then took a trip to the local feed farm where they purchased feed. Students then returned to Dunnellon Elementary School where the hogs new home is located. The club also inherited two rabbits, which they will raise for the Southeastern Youth Fair in February 2012. We also planted a winter garden this weekend, Hartigan said, noting crops will be entered in the Southeastern Youth Fair Garden Show. Our students have been celebrating! All those on the A and A-B honor roll have been treated to a party. The A students got to have a pizza lunch with Principal Fredna Wilkerson. The others had an ice cream and cake party. Its good to be smart here at DES! CALENDAR OF EVENTSNov. 23 to 25 No school. Thanksgiving break. Dec. 6 Annual holiday concert for kindergarten through second grades. Dec. 7 Annual holiday concert for third through fifth grades. Officer Mike Miley had a gut feeling he needed one, maybe two more bicycles he could award as prizes during the Dunnellon Police Departments fourth annual Bicycle Rodeo Saturday at Dunnellon Plaza. So Miley called upon Albert Smith, a long-time friend of the family and local businessman to see if he could help out. Smith didnt hesitate, heading to Walmart with his wife, Wendy, and daughter, Megan, to see about picking up a couple of bicycles. What Miley and other law enforcement officers didnt expect was the haul the Smiths were about to bring to the event. Four truckloads of bicycles about 30 in all. The Smiths said they were able to strike a deal with Walmart and Manager Becky Mays to purchase the bicycles, which the store had been using for its outside display. A little clean-up and air in the tires, they were road ready. Mays praised the efforts of the Smiths, who own and operate Albert Smiths Pressure Washing. I think it was amazing, Mays said. It just helps the kids, brings a smile to their faces. And (Walmart) certainly enjoys giving back to the community when it comes to children. With more than 60 children registered at the event, the additional bicycles awarded as prizes at the end of the event brought plenty of extra smiles to the faces of the youths who participated in the program aimed at teaching the importance of bicycle safety. We try to do something every year for the kids in the community, Albert Smith said. So when Mikey called us, we didnt hesitate. We hated to see some kids perhaps not have the opportunity to win a bike. Smiths wife, Wendy, said she can recall the days when their family didnt have the means to do much for the children and recalls a community that did so much for them. We had children ourselves and there were times we did without, but the community provided for them, she said. This is just a small way we can give back now that we have the means and say thanks and provide for others. While not all of the bicycles were given out as door prizes, the police department held a few back to use for their Secret Santa program in which they hand out presents in midDecember to families in need. The Dunnellon Police Department is also part of the Toys For Tots program and Chief Joanne Black said some of the bicycles will go toward use in that program. Black and those in attendance in gave the Smiths a hearty ovation at the end of the scheduled four-hour event. We appreciate what you did, Black said, as crowd applauded the Smiths. We cant say enough to thank you. Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 3 JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsVolunteers help unload bicycles donated by businessman Albert Smith for the police departments annual bicycle rodeo. Pay it forward JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Albert Smith Readers Choice Winner Jewelry Store 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 www.jandjjewelersocala.com WRAP IT UP EARLY FOR THE HOLIDAYS! 10-40% OFF SELECTED ITEMS 0009V26 A l l r e p a i r s d o n e o n p r e m i s e s A l l r e p a i r s d o n e o n p r e m i s e s All repairs done on premises. B ATTERIES $ 8 00 + tax HOLIDAY HOURS: MON.-FRI. 10-5 SAT. 10-2 Jasmine Plaza 352-401-0001 6160 SW SR 200 Unit 104 Ocala, Florida 34476 0 0 0 9 W F 8 0009wf8 Special to the Riverland NewsAurora Tarnowski, a first-grader at Dunnellon Elementary School, won an award at the Fine Arts for Ocala Festival, which was in October. She was awarded the Emerging Young Artist Award recently at a reception held in Ocala. Her piece SKYLINE was picked from a countywide contest. Tarnowski is one of only two elementary students to win an award. Student wins award at festival RITA HUTTON For the Riverland News CORRECTION

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River views Y oo-hoo, Fairy Godmother, where are you? Weve never met, but they say you exist. Hi, I am Kathleen, the forgotten stepchild. Listen FG, hope you dont mind if I call you that? I am so tired of being alone, FG. Dont get me wrong, some days I love the solitude. I can set my own hours, come and go as I please and I dont have to fight with anyone for the remote. The quietness is fantastic after growing up in a household of nine. Those parts are great FG, but some other days can be rough. FG, I am tired of making every darn decision on my own. Theres no one to blame when things go wrong. It would be nice to have someone to discuss decisions with. I am tired of being the brains and the brawn. I have been doing it for decades. It is a hard habit to break, but I would like to try. For once, I would like to not have to be the pushy assertive broad. I want someone else to take control, let them lead for awhile. Everything is on my shoulders. It is a heavy burden that I am tired of carrying alone. If they take one half of the load and I take the other, the journey would be much easier. Every now and then I would like to let my brain rest. Someone else can make the decisions while I catch a quick nap. Someone else can decide what to do about the 15-year-old pool that is falling apart and not having the money to fix it. Listen, I can handle the small decisions like what to have for dinner. I need help with the biggies. Oh, who am I kidding? It would be nice if someone else decided whats for dinner. By the way Fairy Godmother, where is my Prince Charming? What? What do you mean there arent any? They ran out! That was bad planning on someones part. Think of all those years as a little girl I was told I would get one. Now you tell me that not everybody gets one! Gee, the feminists were right. Chill out! No, I am not about to high five a feminist. They also told me I could have it all. What they didnt tell me is that when you have it all you have to pay for its upkeep, dust it, clean it and feed it. I no longer want it all. Half will do. I am too tired to have it all. I dont even have the time to enjoy having it all. Besides having it all usually ends up Editor gets second chance at role playing Columnist comes clean: Shes a grocery-aholic H ello, my name is Audrey and I am a grocery-aholic. Hi, Audrey. Wait a minute, a what? OK, my darkest secret is out. I am addicted to shopping. Not for clothes, but for groceries. I cant help it, I just enjoy it so much. The thrill of the coupons, the anticipation of the meal Ill prepare, the challenge of not spending more than what I have. When I get peanut butter on a BOGO deal (for the super challenged thats buy one get one free) and I also have a $1 off coupon, what a thrill it sends up and down my spine. When I actually can buy an item for free, I feel Ive scored. And if any item is on sale, I have an uncontrollable urge to buy it. My husband calls it impulse buying. He also calls it crazy. I dont know when it started. My mother hates to buy groceries, so I know its not hereditary. She is in and out of the store in less than 15 minutes. Me, I take my time and peruse the merchandise. I believe it started slowly and progressed as it became fun. I never met a grocery store I didnt like. Seriously. My daughters never shop at grocery stores. They shop at my house for free instead. My pantry runneth over I have two closets in my bedroom. One is for clothes and the other is for all the stuff that wont fit in my pantry. But I have no problem sharing. Last year, my husband came to me in October and asked if I could stop shopping until the end of the year. He made a good point that we had plenty in the house to eat and the surplus would last for months. He even made me pinky swear that I would try. Oh I felt him watching me when he didnt think I was looking. And I noticed him putting the alarm on the house at night so I couldnt get out. I think he even checked my debit card a time or two to see if I had slipped without him knowing it. I think that was the longest Ive gone without being inside a grocery store. But alas, I cracked. I was in Walmart buying clothes I swear when I saw a pizza on an end-cap that I had never tried before. And I just couldnt resist. Come on, it was Philadelphia cheese steak pizza! Now Im working at a grocery store; the worst possible place for an addict like me. This is like an alcoholic working at the ABC Lounge or a reformed gambler selling lottery tickets. Yet, I kept my secret quiet and they hired me. All day Im scoping out the deals. The other cashiers get in trouble for text messaging, but I keep getting in trouble for making out grocery lists. My husband has Grocery Anonymous on speed dial just in case. I think he has my boss keeping an eye on me. It seems Linda in the floral department is on to me. She asked why I buy groceries every single day when I get off work. I had to make something up to throw her off my trail. I hope she doesnt hear me singing while I shop. Do you think I need rehab? After all Im not hurting anybody. Oh, except my husband whos working three jobs to support my habit. I think hell forgive me though once I get in there and make him some baked ziti. The Newspaper built on Community Pride. Publisher Gerry Mulligan Regional Manager John Provost Editor Jeff Bryan Member of the Florida Press Association OPINIONS INVITED The opinions expressed in Riverland News editorials are the opinions of the editorial board of the newspaper. Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board. Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in a letter to the editor. All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via e-mail, Phone numbers will not be printed or given out. We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste. Letters to the editor must be no longer than 550 words, and writers will be limited to two letters per month. 4 Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 RIVERLAND NEWS THE OTHER GUY TIME TO SMILE THE JERSEY GIRL LETTER TO THE EDITOR L ast weeks opinion piece definitely was written to misinform the community of the facts. I realize that emotions have run rampant regarding River Park and what happened. I personally walked the park with the parks committee chairman and reviewed what had been done. Three Wax Myrtles and, possibly, two additional have been removed or cut. One cypress tree had been broken off near the top and another cypress tree was dying. The plants in question were provided by the state at no charge to the Association. We appreciate the donations and do not take our responsibility of stewardship lightly. The Peninsula area had been weed whacked and a plant of undetermined species with approximately three 1-inch trunks cut off. One other plant in an area that had no work done was removed. A tree from the state park had fallen on the north side of the property. This tree was removed approximately a week after this inspection, by the state and a couple of plants were damaged by the state park workers. The Association had received complaints regarding the condition of the River Park. We had a typical hot summer that weeds enjoy and were getting the upper hand. The decision was made to clean up the area and restore the river view. No roots or plants were removed that would create an erosion problem. Work was done by a knowledgeable contractor and was overseen by the association manager, who has many years experience supervising the common areas. The River Park is common property of the Rainbow Springs Property Owners Association and is the responsibility to be maintained by the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors appreciates The Parks Committee and their contribution to the community. The committee has brought many improvements to the community; the Board of Directors hopes that this relationship will continue for benefit of Rainbow Springs. We realize, of course, that volunteers focus on what they wish to do and are not responsible for the day-to-day maintenance that needs to be done. The River Park enhancement was originally started with an approved project plan by the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is reviewing the management and communication problems regarding the committees operation. There will be a 12-month maintenance plan created that will set forth who does what and how it gets done. This plan will have the input from the beach committee and a third-party consultant. We are also concerned that committee members are not put at-risk during warm summers. All high risk maintenance will be contracted. Removing the weeds and opening up the river view has brought voluminous Rainbow Springs River Park The Facts C lark Kent and Peter Parker are the epitome of journalists; not only do they get to write about bad guys or take pictures of the villains, but they assisted law enforcement officials in bringing the bad guys to justice. So what exactly do Clark Kent (Superman), Peter Parker (Spiderman) and myself have in common? Well we all work in the journalism field, wear glasses, and in the case of Parker, were an awkward clumsy teens. In the case of Mr. Clark Kent, we are both clumsy, awkward middleaged men. Because as I learned last week, I dont possess superhuman strength or spider senses. Frankly, Im good having some common sense, which seems to be lacking in some folks. Not only do I not have some cool super power, but I lack a few skills when it comes to carrying a handgun when clearing a hallway. Yes, once again I let my friends in law enforcement circles goad me into giving it a whirl at an Officer Survival Training course last week at the Citrus County Public Safety Training Center at the Withlacoochee Technical Institute (WTI) in Inverness. Cpl. Carolina Rolfes needed a partner and knowing there were no media colleagues around to film the momentous occasion, I relented. Playing the role of Cpl. Rolfes partner in, eh, the search of a dimly lit corridor, the call came in shots fired. No other information. We were going in hot, guns ready. Now even though I had seen this scenario unfold minutes prior, they handed me a weapon and bulletproof vest. OK, the weapon was more of a high-tech paint ball gun. The vest was real and though I was only in it for 10 minutes at the most, I couldnt wait to peel that bulky item off. My heart started beating a little faster. Ah, the adrenaline rush of a Tuesday production day. As I asked Cpl. Rolfes exactly how we were going to do this, she said to follow her lead. Thats probably best, I said, as there were a few light chuckles in the background. So we made our move. After traveling no more than 10 feet, I was told holding a gun next to my ear, middle finger on the trigger just wasnt the way to go. I was provided with the finer points of how to properly carry a firearm during a search, it was noted I did represent one fictional character. He looks like (Sonny) Crockett, joked Sgt. Joe Palminteri of the Citrus County Sheriffs Office, referencing the character made famous by Don Johnson on the 1980s television show Miami Vice. We were on the move again, seeing a victim lying on the ground, moaning in pain. We made our way to him as Cpl. Rolfes continued on the point. I stopped to check on the suspect as we let him know an ambulance was on the way. I also knew he was armed, so I detained the victim and disarmed him. Never once holstering my weapon, it was pointed out I had just broken rule No. 2. So its always important to holster your weapon when searching a victim, officials explained. Otherwise, two things can happen. One, they take your gun from you and shoot you. Two, you accidently shoot them and then they do become the victim. And in law enforcement lingo, when the officer shoots the victim, the officer gets a few weeks of leave time for an investigation. Seriously, this wasnt easy. How did Mel Gibson and Danny Glover make it look so easy in Lethal Weapon? Kathleen Wallace No such thing See OTHER GUY page 5 Jeff Bryan Audrey Beem See LETTER page 5 See SMILE page 5

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Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 5 in a garage sale most of the time. Listen, I know you are busy FG. I am not your only charge. When you get a minute, can you help me find someone? When I had my dog, I often let him make the decisions. To be honest, it was nice having someone else be in control. The embarrassing part is he often made better decisions than I did. Hes over the Rainbow Bridge now, telling the other dogs what to do. I am not asking for much. I just want someone I can be myself with. I wouldnt need to clean my house, because they know I am a slob and theyre cool with that. They could burp and fart at leisure and I wont throw a fit. Hey, I grew up with five brothers. I got over that a long time ago. My only requirement is that they read yeah, I know, asking for a guy who reads is like asking for the Hope Diamond play Scrabble and work with their hands. They can be in charge. They can make the decisions. Sure, I may put up a fight because I am not used to someone telling me what to do. Ill get over it eventually, because right now I am too weary. I surrender. This is an excerpt from the diary of a single woman in the midst of a midlife crisis. SMILE continued from page 4 Of course, Cpl. Rolfes drew a little good-natured ribbing as well. Oh, sure, let the newspaper guy find the gun, Chief Joanne Black quipped. So we pressed on (a little journalistic humor), making our way toward the end of the hallway. There, two suspects milled about as Cpl. Rolfes shouted instructions for them to put their hands up and not move. I wanted to scream, Stop or my mom will shoot. Finally, we detained both suspects, as Cpl. Rolfes disarmed one female while I kept an eye on the bad guy. I was waiting for her order to stuff em and cuff em, but she never gave it. Maybe she didnt watch much Dukes of Hazzard back in the day. As we ran through what she did right, and I mostly did wrong, Sgt. Palminteri left the officers in Dunnellon with one final piece of advice if they were to ever come upon a situation such as the one that unfolded during the training exercise. If Im in town, call me first, he said, the laughter echoing through the hallway. Wait, they better call me, I replied. Someone has to take the pictures. The good-natured sergeant relented. OK, call him, but only to take pictures. Im still not sure everyone will be safe then. OTHER GUY continued from page 4 compliments and a few complaints from our members. This takes us to the very crux of Mr. Techentins opinion. The River Park is for the use and enjoyment of the community. It is important that we preserve the ecology of River Park and the Rainbow River. We have issued approximately 1,800 passes to the River Park. With the high use in this small area, plants will be damaged from time to time and areas will have to be trimmed and maintained. With a written 12-month program we will try to avoid misinformation, confusion and who does what, when and where. I realize, of course, its more fun to try to incite people rather than make things work. Bob Frankenfield, President, Rainbow Springs Association LETTER continued from page 4 0009UZH NO WAITING CONVENIENTLY LOCATED ON US 19 CHILDREN WELCOME! ACCEPTING MEDICAID INCLUDING CHILDRENS CLEANINGS, FILLINGS AND SEALANTS Now Open on Fridays 0009VUG 3 5 2 4 6 5 7 5 3 8 352-465-7538 www.bluerunbicycles.com Blue Run Bicycles Road/Comfort/ Mountain Bikes Sales Service NEW LOCATION! 20312 E. Pennsylvania Ave. Holiday Layaway Available! Be Health Start Biking! 2011 CLEARANCE SALE 0009VE7 0 0 0 9 V T 3 Butler Multi Service, LLC 20372 E Pennsylvania Ave. 352.465.1431 / Fax: 352.489.7033 UPS Shipping Sale Save 10% off Shipping Cost w/coupon Expires 12/30/2011 Happy Thanksgiving!

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Items needed for homeless programThe Annie W. Johnson Senior and Family Center is in need of items for its Project Homeless program, which is designed to help the homeless with food, tents and coolers. All three items are needed at this time. If you are able to assist us in this matter, contact the Annie W. Johnson Center at 489-8021. American Legion activities slated American Legion WallRives Post 58 will host its regular meeting of the Post and Auxiliary at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday monthly. Dinner will be served at 5:30 for members, spouses and prospective members. The Dunnellon Young Marines will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29. Bingo will be at 6 p.m. Thursdays, except Thanksgiving. Doors open at 4. Smoking is not allowed. Refreshments are available. The Third Saturday Outdoor Flea Market and Pancake Breakfast will be from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Nov. 19. The public is welcome. The Post will serve a free Thanksgiving dinner for the public form noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 24.Friends of the Library book store open The Friends of the Dunnellon Public Library Book Store, which is inside the library, is at 20351 Robinson Road, behind Sweetbay. There are novels, bios, cooking, gardening, inspirational, craft, self-help, finance, romance, children, VHS videos (Some DVDs), Books-On-Tape, history, politics, westerns, magazines and more. Daily sales are ongoing with books for as little as 10 cents. Store Hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. The Friends continue to accept gently read book donations daily at the store. An all-volunteer staff operates The Friends Book Store, with all proceeds benefitting the Dunnellon Public Library. The Friends are committed to giving $2500 per month to your library as a book endowment (new books), in addition to providing office equipment, landscaping, and various other library enhancements. For more information, call the library at 438-4520.Penno VFW Post plans eventsEdward W. Penno VFW Post 4864, 10199 Citrus Springs Blvd., Citrus Springs, announce the following events. Join us for Darts at 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Bingo at 1 p.m. Mondays. $1 Hot Dogs are available for lunch on those days. Please plan to join us for dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Fridays. Tickets are $8 each. The canteen is open Sunday thru Saturday at noon; and closes at 8 p.m. or later Monday through Saturday except for meeting nights, and 6 p.m. Sundays. For more information, call (352) 465-4864. Ornament sale benefits Hospice Hospice of Marion County will sell Memory Tree Ornaments Nov. 28 through Dec. 21 at its Hospice kiosk in the Paddock Mall or at the Hospice of Marion County Administration Building at 3231 S.W. 34th Ave., Ocala. For more information call the Hospice Development Department at 854-5218. The 2011 ornament portrays a golden butterfly emerging from a delicate floral backdrop of shimmering white porcelain, set with 22K gold accents and blue highlights is $20 each. The butterfly is the logo for Hospice of Marion County. This ornament comes packaged in a midnight blue satinlined gift box.6 Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 0 0 0 9 W A 0 Community briefs DUNNELLON PODIATRY CENTER, P.A Medical and Surgical Treatment of Foot and Ankle Bunions Hammertoes Fractures Infections Heel Pain Arthroscopic and Endoscopic Procedures Diagnostic Ultrasound and X-ray on Premises Stacy Lynn Witfill D.P.M. 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WAR to host folk concert series Dec. 3The Withlacoochee Area Residents (WAR) Folk Artist Concert Series kicks off at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Rainbow Springs State Park, 19158 S.W. 81st Place Road, just north of Dunnellon. A donation of $10 per person is required for the event at the Felburn Pavilion. Refreshments will be available. Keith Hope and Charlie Creek, a Florida-based Americana group, will open the event. Theyre regulars at events across the state, including the prestigious Florida Folk Festival. A sixth-generation Floridian, Keith Hope, the lead singer, is that rare combination of Florida cracker and singer/songwriter. For more information, visit www.keithhope.com At 7:50 p.m., Aripeka takes the stage. Their name comes from the only Seminole chief that successfully defied the order to go west on the Trail of Tears. Their music is an eclectic blend of new and old folk with a touch of bluegrass. Original songs reflect band members love of Florida and its environment. They have performed at the Will McLean and Barberville music festivals and have done benefits at Three Sisters Springs, Rainbow Springs State Park and the Crystal River Wildlife Refuge. For more information, call 352-447-5434 or 352795-4506. Peripheral Neuropathy group meetsThe Ocala Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Marion County Sheriffs Brian Litz Building, 9048 S.W. State Road 200. Individuals afflicted with this disease, their family members and friends are encouraged to attend. Anyone interested in learning about peripheral neuropathy is invited to attend. For more information, call Jack Koehler at (352) 861-1630. Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 7 COMMUNITY BRIEFS We Have Everything to build your look: Need some CASH ? Bring your GOLD to Bling your NEW LOOK! HOST A GOLD PARTY 352-572-1928 CASH FOR GOLD Top Dollar Paid Authentic Coach Purses Shoes & Boots Jewelry Prom Dresses New & Used Clothing Amazing Handbags Bling Bling Belts, Flip Flops, Purses & Wallets Gently Used Name Brand Clothing: Hollister Aeropostale America Eagle Lucky Brandon Says, Come check out our designer bags! 2 Locations & Consignment Consignment The Bling Bling Boutique Bling Bling Boutique 7770 US Hwy. 41, Dunnellon 352-465-7224 1476 US Hwy. 41N, Inverness 352-726-0044 0009VVB shop til you drop 0 0 0 9 O Z P NOW OPEN Citrus Memorial Rehab Center Physical & Aquatic Therapy & Sports Medicine Citrus Memorial is Citrus Countys Premiere Provider in Citrus Springs 10511 N. Florida Ave. 352-897-4833 OPEN HOUSE Dec. 8 th 2-4 PM Food, Door Prizes, Gifts for first 50 guests. For Locations and Rehab information: 344-6573 or visit citrusmh.com 0 0 0 9 S R S A n e d u c a t i o n a l / h i s t o r i c a l e v e n t p r e s e n t e d b y t h e F l o r a l C i t y H e r i t a g e C o u n c i l F o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n c a l l 3 5 2 8 6 0 0 1 0 1 o r v i s i t f l o r a l c i t y h c o r g FLORAL CITY HERITAGE DAYS CANDLES N CAROLS Horse-drawn Wagon Rides, Lions Fish Fry, Country Store and Exhibits Friday, Dec. 2 5:30 to 9 p.m. Fish Fry begins at 5 p.m. Candles N Carols at 5:30 p.m. SATURDAY, DEC. 3 10 a.m. 4 p.m. Blue Banner Tour of Historic Homes 9 Private homes for a $10 Tour Ticket TOO FARS pig roast, acoustic music, demonstrations, historical exhibits and Country Store. 0 0 0 9 Q L V

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hour training course, which was available to officers throughout the region during a four-day period.. It was amazing, German said. The training was intense. It was one of several simulations more than two dozen officers trained for throughout the week. More than eight agencies around central Florida attended the Officer Survival Training course last week at the Citrus County Public Safety Training Center, housed at the Withlacoochee Technical Institute (WTI) in Inverness. The impetus for some of the training, which was free to law enforcement agencies, according Lt. Phil Royal of the Citrus County Sheriffs Office and the centers training coordinator, was a series of deadly shootings in the Tampa Bay area last year. When two St. Petersburg Police officers were killed in a shooting as they attempted to search an attic where a suspect was holed up, Royal felt the urgent need to help prepare fellow officers if a similar situation arises. The attic shooting, thats when the need for this type of training really hit me, Royal said. We had to do something. With the assistance of WTI providing additional space for training, Johnson-Smith Architects and Gulfside Contracting doing the construction work, and the Black Diamond Foundation providing some $7,000 in cash for the initiative, the project took shape. A storage facility on WTI property was converted to a tactical training house, where officers can hone their skills searching an attic space if the need arises. Expert trainers with mock handguns explained, then demonstrated, the finer points of the search maneuver to the sworn officers who one day may find themselves staring up a ladder leading into a dark attic. Trainers stressed slow, methodical movements, taking care to examine each and every inch of an attic area, including inside the duct work and under the insulation. There are lots of places a bad guy can hide behind in a crowded attic, said Mike Kilian, owner of Muddy Boots Tactical Training, the company contracted to conduct the training. This is definitely an advanced type of training for street-survival skills, Kilian said. This prepares you for violent encounters. The crawlspace search stuff, thats an advanced tactic. Several other hands-on training classes were given to members of the 11 law enforcement agencies that took part in the two-day training, which ended Thursday. The training included a knife-defense class, a weapons retention class and an officer down rescue class, geared toward preparing the men and women for the worst-case scenarios. We dont want these officers to have to think about their reaction when something bad happens. We want them to react instinctively, Kilian said. Royal explained the four counties in closest proximity to Citrus Sumter, Marion, Hernando and Levy are able to use the facility free of charge. Agencies outside of the region must pay a fee to use the training facility when classes are full. Dunnellon Police Chief Joanne Black, whose officers participated in the training, said its an invaluable opportunity her agency certainly didnt want to pass on. We might be a small agency, she said. But we dont want to train like were a small agency. We need to train big like everyone else, because you dont know when youre going to come upon a situation such as the scenarios offered here. This was great and were glad we were invited to be a part of it. We cant say enough about the opportunity. Bill Jones, Black Diamond Foundation chairman, said the foundation felt the project to help train law enforcement was important to the community. This started in spring of 2011. We have worked with Lt. Phil Royal before on another project and after the St. Pete tragedies happened he had this idea, Jones said. He needed some funding and our board talked about it after he made his presentation to us. We thought this would be a great addition to the community and safety of law enforcement. Chronicle staff writer Matthew Beck contributed to this report. 8 Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 Answers on page 9 JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsOfficer Cody Murphy, left, and Cpl. Carolina Rolfes run through an attic drill while a cameraman with Bay News 9 films a portion of the drill for a segment on the Tampa Bay stations newscast. READY continued from page 1 0009TUI 0 0 0 9 V 4 T 0009VQC Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow Will be sponsoring a Will be sponsoring a Huge Snow Slide Huge Snow Slide for children & Adults for children & Adults during the Victorian Holiday! during the Victorian Holiday! Saturday, November 26, 2011 Saturday, November 26, 2011 from 5 PM 9 PM from 5 PM 9 PM Located at Located at 20804 W. Pennsylvania Ave. (old library) 20804 W. Pennsylvania Ave. (old library) Dunnellons Historic Village Shops will be open until 9 PM Food Vendors Santa Claus Christmas Music Twinkling Lights FREE! FREE!

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Boy Scout Troop to host chili dinnerBoy Scout Troop 452 will have a chili dinner from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at Holy Faith Episcopal Church in Blue Cove. The cost is $5 a bowl. Rainbow Springs GC to meet Dec. 8The Rainbow Springs Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, at the American Legion Hall, 10730 U.S. 41 across from Jans Nursery. George Aldrich of Plants and Things will present a program about bromeliads. Theres a break after the program during which refreshments are available for a small donation, 50-25-25 tickets and Grow & Share plants are sold. A brief business meeting is held after the break followed by door prize drawings for three Plants of the Month, and the 50-25-25 ticket winners. Bring your extra plants to share and join us for our holiday meeting. For more information, call Barbara Roberts at 489-9680. Polar Express Brunch on Dec. 11First United Methodist Church of Dunnellon and Harmony Preschool will present its second annual Polar Express Brunch with Santa from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 10, at 21501 W. State Road 40 Dunnellon. Tickets are $8 each. The event is an audience-participation musical that ends in the North Pole where families will meet Santa and get a special gift. For more information, call 352-489-9552. NARFE to host celebrations NARFE Chapter 776 will host its Christmas/50th anniversary celebration at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 12, at the Inverness Golf and Country Club, 3150 S. Country Club Drive, Inverness. Cost is $18 per person and includes salad, entre, dessert and wine. This will be a special celebration because of our 50th anniversary with the keynote address given by Donald Stewart, the Region III vice president. Mail your reservation, with payment, to Secretary, NARFE Chapter 776, P.O. Box 614, Lecanto, FL 34460 by Saturday, Dec 3, and remember to bring a new unwrapped Toys-for-Tots gift for some needy boy or girl. For more information, call (352) 527-3991. Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 9 Answers to Sudoku on page 8 COMMUNITY BRIEFS Flores aces hole at Rainbows End Special to the Riverland NewsJohn Flores, right, aced the ninth hole Monday, Nov. 14, at Rainbows End Golf Club. Al West, left, and John Filippi, not pictured, were witnesses. The Office will be closed Thursday, November 24th & Friday, November 25th The office will reopen for business Monday, November 28th at 9:00 a.m. 0009OI6 BIG FALL SAVINGS at Ferris Groves In-Store Specials Fresh Pecans Amish Cheese Local Honey Home Grown Strawberries Homemade Pies Fudge M-S 8-5 Historic Downtown Floral City U.S. Hwy. 41 South (352) 860-0366 800-872-7318 Fax (352) 726-2125 Call for FREE CATALOG or www.ferrisgroves.com Send Your Friends and Family a Gift of FRESH FLORIDA CITRUS! Invited out for Thanksgiving Dinner? Take along a FRESH FRUIT BASKET $ 1 00 OFF Small Bag of Citrus WITH COUPON Order before Dec. 1 and get 5% OFF! 0009W1S W e r e t h e T a l k o f t h e T o w n Join chef Cacciatore and chef Fantino for Dunnellons Newest Dining Experience Home of the Double D Burgers Our Specials Include Huge Salads, Big Burgers and Sandwiches Incredible Italian Dishes, Double D Steaks, and Dunnellons Best Wings. 20199 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon (352) 489-9199 Free Soft Drink with an Entree or Sandwich. Serving Lunch and Dinner Hours: Tues.-Sat. 11:30am 9pm Sun. 11:30am 6pm Closed on Mondays WOW! only $5.99 includes fries

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Riverland sports 10 Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 MOVING FORWARD Tony Leone first discovered Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighting as a junior at Dunnellon High School. He was instantly hooked. I really got into, he explained, noting he and his buddies would compete in their own version of competition in his backyard. The 2009 Dunnellon High graduate would complete his senior year at the school competing in football and wrestling, placing fourth at the state meet. Then in August 2009, he started training in MMA in Crystal River, enrolling at what was then Central Florida Community College. He completed his first and only semester in December 2009, only a month after his first, but not last brush with law enforcement officers. He had hoped to enlist in the U.S. Navy, putting off those plans. His life and future would go into a tailspin in June 2010, as he and a pair of friends celebrated one of his buddies 21st birthdays in what is known as the Shallows in Kings Bay in Crystal River. Partying throughout the day and into the early evening, Leone and his friends had been trading verbal barbs at another group of people throughout the outing. A few fights broke out earlier in the day, Leone explained. There was tension all day long, you could just feel it. As the sun was setting, Leone said, was when all the madness happened. A large brawl broke out in which two of his friends were involved, including one in which Leone had a few prior run-ins with. He was a big ol boy, a few years older than I was, Leone said, explaining his friend had gotten into a physical altercation with the man in which his friend got in several licks. The man fell into the water. When Leone went to pull his friend away the man emerged from the water and wiped blood from his mouth. Leone admits the man said something that triggered his emotions and thats when he took a swing that would forever alter his life. With one swing, Leone knocked the man out, breaking his jaw in the process. The now 20-year-old Leone knew the severity of the moment when the 6-foot-4 victim he struck hit the water in a split second. I was scared man; I was terrified, he said, noting he didnt know the severity of the victims injuries until later that night. I was getting phone calls from people. I mean, I knew when I hit him, he fell into the water, but ... But the victim had a feeding tube, his jaw so severely fractured; it had to be wired shut. I thought he was going to die, he said as he rubbed his hand over his head, recalling the fateful day on the water. Leone was charged with aggravated battery causing great bodily harm; hes spent the past 1 1/2 years in legal proceedings. A few short months ago, he struck a deal with the state, agreeing to serve 4 1/2 years of probation as well as withhold felony charges. However, Leone explained, his probation comes with a catch: one slip up JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsDunnellon High graduate Tony Leone, right, spars with a fellow fighter Sunday in preparation for his fourth fight Saturday nigh t at the Ocala Entertainment Complex. Leones bout will be the main draw on the card. Gates open at 6 p.m. Leone putting pieces together toward pro fighting career, making amends for past Victor Chicas, Cross Country The junior runner capped a breakout season with a 73rd-place finish at the state meet, having placed in the top 10 at the regional meet, winning top individual honors at the district championships. He was also on the all-county team and is a top student in the classroom, having made the A/B Honor Roll during the first quarter of the 2011-12 school year. Deja Gardner, Cheerleader The sophomore cheerleader on junior varsity football and varsity basketball is always full of spirit, smiling and encouraging others to do their best whether in sports, academics or life in general. She never misses games or practices and she always helps others and she is always open to constructive criticism, said her coach, Mary Katherine Boss. Deja Gardner Victor Chicas JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Chicas misses out on medal, finishes 73rd at state Victor Chicas capped off a breakthrough season with a 73rd-place finish Saturday at the Class 2 State Cross Country Championships. The junior finished the grueling 3.1-mile course with a time of 17:54. His time was more nearly 50 second slower from a week prior at the Region 2A-2 Championships. Overall, this season, Chicas won three meets including the individual title at the District 2A-2 Championships and earned a spot on the all-county team. Ransom Everglades Bert Irigoyen won the individual state title with a time of 15:57, while guiding his team to the state championship. I am very proud of Victor for his dedication to an extremely difficult sport, Dunnellon coach Valerie Bazarte said. His training commitment and workouts are brutal. He never ever wants to take any time off as if he didn't run it would be like he missed a day of living. The race Saturday was a very tough one. The course by far was the most challenging course he had seen. As Victor would say the hills were challenging. Another sidebar was he was running independently against a whole bunch of teams, Bazarte said. I imagine he learned tons about how to try to get around them, she said. He is a much better runner because of the experience. He will work hard on hills to get ready during the offseason I know. I look forward to his senior year. Leone catches his breath during a training session Sunday. 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and hes off to jail for the next 56 months. Leone certainly knows he should have never been on the water that day with his friends, whom he said when the three were together, trouble always followed. I should have known better, he said. I should have never even gone out there. Yet, he did. And while hes not allowed contact with the victim, he certainly wishes he could speak to him. I would apologize over and over, he said. I certainly did not mean to hurt the guy. I have no ill will toward him; I certainly would never intend to hurt anyone. If I could go back, I would not have been out there that day. That kid got hurt bad. Leone closes his eyes, lifting his head up as the memories of the day come flooding back. Man, he said, pausing to gather his thoughts. Thats certainly the dumbest thing Ive ever done. Months after the incident, Leone still had the passion for MMA. But he knew he needed a place to train, a place he could call home, a place he could escape his troubles and past. He found it at Chris Hickmans USA Martial Arts in Ocala. We hold each other accountable, Hickman, Leones coach for the past two years, said. Were like a family here and we make sure each other is doing the right things, not only when were here training for the next fight, but when were out in the world. Hickman remembers when Leone first entered the club, a brash young man, eager to take on the world. He would walk in the doors on a daily basis, training up to 3 1/2 hours per day as long as his schedule allows. That was typical of most young kids who walk through the door, Hickman said. But Tonys really matured in the past couple of years; he has a better understanding of family than when he got here. These guys know I dont want them in here all day long; that they need to spend time with family. Thats important. Humility is another lesson Leone has learned well, Hickman said. Because of state regulations regarding MMA bouts, a person just cannot enter the professional world until theyve completed five amateur bouts. Leone has three and is set to compete in his fourth fight Saturday night in Ocala. His bout will be the headliner in the World Cage Warriors (WCW) Redemption event set to begin at 7 p.m. at the Ocala Entertainment Complex at 1227 S.W. 17th Ave., Ocala. It was in Leones first professional fight a kickboxing match Leone took his lumps, losing to his opponent. He doesnt like losing, Hickman said. But I think he learned a lot from that fight. He certainly grew as a person after that. Hickman sees a bright future in the world of MMA fighting for Leone, because of his work ethic and dedication. Several pro level fighters train at the facility and when a sparring partner is needed, Leone is there. You never have to wonder if hell be there, Hickman said. If Tony says hes coming, you can count on him. Hickman said Leone fares well against the competition, whether its against the pros or the amateur fighters hes training with. He wants to get better, Hickman explained. Leone knows full well, he has his strengths and weaknesses. He said he leans a lot on his prep wresting background and does well when it comes to the boxing aspect. However, Leone explained, he still has much to learn when it comes to the martial arts aspect of the sport as well as submission holds. Most importantly, he said, is pacing himself in the opening round. I go in the first round and punch myself out, he said, noting hes 3-0 in MMA fights with a TKO, knock out and decision. I just need to learn to control my emotions in the opening round, save myself for those later rounds. Leon, who competes in the 155-pound division, said his long-term goal is to enter the professional ranks. When that happens, he said hes unsure because he wants to take the right approach to making the move from the amateur ranks to the professional circuit. Its very reachable, he said of fighting professionally. People like excitement, its hard to get in a pro league and be a boring fighter. Im gritty, Im trying to make you work when youre in the ring with me. Im an in-your-face fighter; youre going to know Im there the whole time. Though he has bravado when it comes to his fighting, Leone said hes currently in talks with Santa Fe Community College about enrolling there with hopes to study nutrition. You never know what could happen in fighting, he said. You could get injured badly and your career is over, so I want to be able to do something else just in case. And in nutrition, I could certainly be able to help other fighters out in terms of their eating habits. 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Thanksgiving eve service set at NOBCNorth Oak Baptist Church in Citrus Springs will host a special Thanksgiving eve service at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23. Child care will be provided. North Oak Baptist Church is at the corner of North Elkcam Boulevard and North Citrus Springs Boulevard in Citrus Springs. For more information, call 489-1688. Church to host special Thanksgiving serviceJoy Lutheran Church will host a Thanksgiving eve service at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, at its church at 7045 S.W. 83rd Place on State Road 200 in Ocala. For more information, call (352) 854-4509, ext 221. Church of the Advent slates holiday servicesEpiscopal Church of the Advent will host a Thanksgiving day service at 10 a.m. and its schedule for Christmas services is as follows: Christmas Eve, 5 p.m. Family Service, Holy Eucharist. Christmas Eve: 10 p.m. Solemn High Candlelight Mass. Christmas Day: 8 and 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist. New Years Day Sunday Services: 8 and 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist. Church of the Advent is at 11251 S.W. County Road 484, Dunnellon, 1.2 Miles west of State Road 200. For more information, call 352-465-7272. I n twenty-four hours, I will be seated with my family and friends around the Thanksgiving table. Why is it on Thanksgiving we give ourselves permission to gorge ourselves to the point of semi-consciousness? The difference between consciousness and semi-consciousness is that with semi-consciousness you feel like you have been run over by a semi-truck. Of course, a great thing about Thanksgiving is the fabulous dinner spread, surrounded by family and friends. It is truly a time to give thanks to God for the manifold blessings he has showered on us throughout the year. Although there have been a few drought times during the past year, Gods showers of blessing always came at the right time. Thanksgiving Day is for the diet-challenged person. Nothing is more challenging to me than my diet. And of this in particular I am most grateful for Thanksgiving. It is the one day of the year I can toss caution to the wind (which is the only exercise I get on Thanksgiving) and forget my diet carefully supervised by the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage. It is not that I take advantage of the situation okay, so I do take advantage of the situation. However, that is the glorious aspect of holidays like Thanksgiving. The person, me in particular, can get away with things that the rest of the year would be impossible. And Im not just thinking of that second piece of pumpkin pie. The second great thing about Thanksgiving is the day after. The business community refers to this day as Black Friday. They mean, of course, it is a day when they turn their ledger from red to black. Whoever invented the shopping frenzy associated with the day after Thanksgiving should be congratulated and offered the Nobel Peace Prize. Black Friday in our home is when my wife and our daughters leave the house early in the morning to spend the entire day shopping and I get the opportunity to black out for the entire day. If I may say so, it is a glorious day of loafing. The feast like we usually have on Thanksgiving Day requires at least one full day of concentrating and allowing the meal to digest, no matter how long it takes. The older I get the longer it takes my digestive system to complete its work. My philosophy is, dont rush the process. Im all for cooperation. I believe this world would get along much better if everybody would just cooperate. I set the example by cooperating with my digestive system for the entire day. I have found the best way to assist my digestive system is to spend the day loafing. And I have managed to bring loafing to a finely developed art. It has taken years for me to get to this point of expertise. Throughout the years, I have developed 12 Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 OUT TO PASTOR After Thanksgiving feasting comes the loafing Church to host craft fair Special to the Riverland NewsJill Booth and Joan Zemblowski of St. Johns Craft Group show some of their homemade crafts at last years annual Altar & Rosary Society of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Craft Fair, which is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, in Father Stegeman Hall. The Church is on the corner of U.S. 41 and State Road 40, north of Dunnellon. For more information, call Pat at 489-1984. CHURCH EVENTS Rev. James Snyder See PASTOR page 13 Dunnellon Presbyterian Church Jeffrey W. Welch, Pastor 2 0 6 4 1 C h e s t n u t S t r e e t C o r n e r o f C h e s t n u t & O h i o S t r e e t s I n T h e H i s t o r i c D i s t r i c t 4 8 9 2 6 8 2 S u n d a y W o r s h i p . . . . . . . . . 8 : 3 0 A M S u n d a y S c h o o l . . . . 9 : 4 5 A M W o r s h i p . . . . . . . . 1 1 : 0 0 A M N u r s e r y P r o v i d e d F o r A l l S e r v i c e s d u n n p r e s c h u r c h @ b e l l s o u t h n e t 000986N 0008KOP Christ-Centered Bible -Believing SUNDAYS 10 am . . . . . Bible Classes 11 am . . . . . Worship Service 5:30 pm . . . Evening Praise Service Lighthouse Baptist Church New Sunday Evening Series What On Earth Is Going On In The World? This is an informative and prophetical look at the Bible and our times WEDNESDAYS 5:30 pm . . Music Rehearsal 7 pm . . . . Bible Study & Prayer In Citrus Springs 974 W. G. Martinelli Blvd. On the corner of W.G. Martinelli Blvd. and Citrus Springs Blvd. (352) 489-7515 Rev. F. 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Thru Fri . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 AM Holy Days . . 8:00 AM and 7:00 PM www.stjohncc.com 000986J MASSES Catholic Community of St. John the Baptist Father Emmanuel Akalue, Pastor Peace Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Rev. Terry L. McKee, Pastor Sunday School & Adult Bible Class 9:00 A.M Sunday Worship Service 10:00 A.M Wednesday Bible Study 10:00 A.M Wednesday potluck & Bible Study 6:30 PM 0009875 The Church On The Hill 5 miles North of Dunnellon US Hwy 41 at Highway 40 489-5881 www.PeaceLutheranOnline.org Peace Lutheran Church Dunnellon Seventh-day Adventist Church Welcome To Our Services Hwy. 41 & Hwy. 40 Saturday Sabbath School . . 9:30 AM Sermon . . . . . . . 11:00 AM Tuesday Bible Study . . . . . 4:00 PM For more information: 352-489-3455 www.dunnellonsdachurch.com 000986T D UNNELLON F IRST U NITED M ETHODIST C HURCH 21501 W. Highway 40 Rev. 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the finesse associated with total loafing that should be recorded somewhere. My expertise in this area is most remarkable for the simple fact that I only get to practice this one day out of the year. I can assure you that one day is intensely devoted to the strenuous activity of loafing. If you promise not to let this get back to you know who, I do get in an odd day every now and again to practice for this day. Nobody can reach the pinnacle of success I have on this matter without some kind of practice throughout the year. I am completely devoted to my art, as any other artist would be. In case someone gets the wrong idea about all of this, let me assure you that loafing has certain health benefits. Of course, if I am caught practicing my loafing when my wife has instructed me to do some things around the house, it has an adverse effect on my health. The key here is to practice loafing when your wife is out of the house shopping the entire day, which is why Black Friday was invented. It is a proven fact that most of the people in our country today are overworked and totally stressed out by their lives. In spite of all the technology available to us, we are a nation that has forgotten how to rest. Years ago in our country, when we were more Christian than we are today, we set aside Sunday as the day of rest. That has completely gone by the wayside as we became a culture of 24/7 activity. The only solution all our experts have come up with is to pop a pill and keep on going. A friend of mine has a marvelous saying, Either come apart and rest a while, or you will simply come apart. I like that. Jesus said something similar. Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. (Matthew 11:28-30 KJV.) We have learned how to feast and our buffet table is loaded with goodies. Perhaps it would be a good time to take some time to rest and let our soul settle and digest the rich blessings of god. The Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, 1471 Pine Road. He and his wife, Martha, live in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 352-687-4240, or email jamessnyder2@ att.net. The church website is www.whatafellow ship.com. Cecidio Damico, 77Cecidio Joe Damico, 77 of Dunnellon, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011 at the Legacy House in Ocala. He is survived by his wife, Rose; two daughters, Pamela Antoniello and Lisa Slattery. A celebration of life memorial mass was offered on Monday, Nov. 21, 2011 at 10 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon provided information. Michael James Lovullo, 41Michael James Lovullo, 41, Inverness, died at home on Monday, Nov. 14, 2011. Survivors include his wife, Sarah (Ober) Lovullo; three children, Kyleigh Lovullo, Joshua and Ashley Lovullo, both of Edna, Texas; mother, Dawn Columbo, Morriston; one brother, Timothy Columbo and wife, Renae of Deer Park, N.Y. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness, provided information. Thomas Austin Gunther, 89Thomas Austin Gunther, 89, of Dunnellon, died peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 at his summer home in Birch River, W.Va. Born in 1922, he grew up during the great depression, the second-oldest of six siblings Mary E. and Austin T. Gunther. Mr. Gunther was a United States Marine Corps combat veteran in the in the Pacific theater of World War II. He served from the years of 1942 to 1946 and was honorably discharged as a Corporal. He served as a mortar crewman in the initial landing of the Third Marine Division at the Empress Augusta Bay area on then-Japanese held Island of Bougainville, British Solomon Islands. Mr. Gunther worked as a carpenter and real estate agent and later opened Gunther Real Estate brokerage in Freehold, N.J. He was a past president of the Freehold Lions Club and a Life Member of the VFW and USMC League. He was an avid football fan and enjoyed RVing, gardening, fixing things, and building everything from cabinets to homes. He was preceded in death by his son, William A. Gunther, and daughter Michelle Catania. Surviving are his wife, Angela; son, Glenn J. Wilkins; daughters, Mary Lou Matthews, Gina Georgiano, Angela Rose and Maggie L. Gunther; sister, Doris Hayes; several nieces and nephews; 12 grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren. A gathering of family and friends will be held at 847 Waterworks Rd. in Freehold Township on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011 from 1 to 4 p.m. At the request of the family, donations may be made in Mr. Gunthers honor payable to the Michelle Catania Childrens Theater Program, care of Center Players, 35 South Street, Freehold. Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 13 Famous Golf, Burger & Beer 0009VQZ 6933 SW 179 Ave. Rd. (352) 522-0309 www.juliettefalls.com 15 miles West of I-75 on SR 40 in Dunnellon Limit one coupon per group. Expires 11/30/11 Before noon $ 40 00 + tax $ 35 00 + tax After noon or only OBITUARIES CHURCH EVENTS Christians United in Christ Reunion Christians United in Christ will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday Dec. 6, at Lighthouse Baptist Church at 974 W. G. Martinelli Blvd., on the corner of W. G. Martinelli Boulevard and Citrus Springs Boulevard, Citrus Springs. Among the participants will be: Pastor F. Jess Burton; Dr. Abram Robinson; Lante Thompson, New Second Bethel Baptist Church; Hearts to Hands Deaf Ministry: Pastor Lynn Fonfara, Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church; Pastor Doug De Respiris, Lifepoint Family Church, Homosassa; Pastor Jeff Hall, Reflections Church, Citrus Springs. All denominations are welcome to join in praise and worship. Refreshments will follow the service. For more information or directions, call Jerry and Marlene Rubino at (352) 489-4934. Holiday Cookie Walk scheduled Dec. 10First Congregational United Church of Christ will host its annual Holiday Cookie Walk from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Enrichment Center at 7171 S.W. State Road 200. Decorated bags provided; choose your own cookies for $3.50 per dozen or $6 for two dozen. Life Lessons, the Christmas StoryA special program of music will be presented by the First Congregational United Church of Christ chancel choir at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 11. The featured scripture and accompanying Christmas Carols will deal with life lessons learned from the Christmas Story. The church is at 7171 S.W. State Road 200. Christmas Program set Dec. 13 at UCCFirst Congregational United Church of Christ will host an afternoon of holiday music and storytelling at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, at its church at 7171 S.W. State Road 200. 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14 Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 Ashley DeRose, 2, is decked out with appropriate safety equipment. Children participate in a coloring contest for door prizes. Photos by Jeff Bryan, Riverland NewsYouths and parents watch Joel Hickman, Pro Sportbike freestyle entertainer, perform at the fourth annual Bicycle Rodeo, hosted by the Dunnellon Police Department. More than 60 area youths registered to participate in the event, the most since the department beg an hosting it four years ago. WTI law enforcement academy student Dominic Hills provides some instruction to Malek Ellawand and his sister, Yasmina, as their mother, Suha, right, gives some encouragement. Cade Arnold enjoys a big bite of cake prior to going through the course.

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Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 15 Nine-year-old Meagan Siegfried zips through one of the courses challenge stations under the watchful eye of Dominic Hills. Hickman lifts his feet into the air while popping a wheelie. Photos by Jeff Bryan, Riverland NewsDunnellon Middle School eighth-grader Dustin Houlker, center, prepares to interview Joel Hickman, while Shelby Webb and Ryan Fo ster set up the video camera. The students are part of Beth Woods video production class and were on hand Saturday to film the bicycle rodeo f or the Dunnellon Police Department. The class is partnering with the agency to make a recruiting video. For more about this, see the Dec. 1 edit ion of the Riverland News. Josephine Kidney shows the proper hand singal when making a stop during one of the stations. Britton Cottrell, right, fits Jasmine Cerniglia with a helmet prior to going through the course at the bicycle rodeo. Gavin Hickey, left, his father, Dustin, and sister, Taylor, watch Hickman perform.

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16 Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 FAMILY FEATURES Y ouve heard of big things in small packages. This holiday season, try big flavor in small bites paired with excellent wine. The latest trend in holiday hosting ties together hearty hors doeuvres with carefully selected wine samplings. Pairing small bites with different varietals not only complements flavor, it also makes your gourmet appetizer experience something guests will remember well into the New Year. And when it comes to apps, just remember every hosts must-have staple: the California black ripe olive. Theyre mild in flavor, versatile and perfect for dressing up any dish. To pair, tis the season for Frei Brothers Reserve The winerys Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon are sourced from each varietals ideal growing appellation within Sonoma County. Here are three easy and irresistible recipes pairing California black ripe olives and Frei Brothers Reserve for the holidays. For more delicious California black ripe olive recipes, visit www.calolive.org.Miso-Glazed Olives Start to finish: 20 minutes Servings: 12 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger 1 1/2 tablespoons white miso paste 1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar (unseasoned) 1 teaspoon honey Pinch crushed red pepper flakes 2 (6-ounce) cans large California black ripe olives, well drained Toasted sesame seeds and chopped chives Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute. Stir in ginger, miso, rice vinegar, honey and red pepper; cook for 5 minutes more. Stir in olives and cook for a few minutes or until olives are warm and nicely glazed. Transfer to a decorative bowl and garnish with sesame seeds and chives. Serve with toothpicks. Pair with 2009 Frei Brothers Reserve Russian River Valley Chardonnay.Black Olive Risotto Balls Start to finish: 1 1/2 hours Servings: 8 to 10 appetizers 2 tablespoons butter 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 medium shallots, chopped 1 cup Arborio or short grain rice 1 (32-ounce) container chicken stock, warmed 1/2 cup Frei Brothers Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1 1/3 cups freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano, divided 1/4 cup minced sun-dried tomatoes (preferably smoked) 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 1 (2.2-ounce) can sliced California black ripe olives, drained and coarsely chopped Freshly ground pepper to taste 1 cup panko breadcrumbs 1/2 cup flour 2 eggs, beaten Olive oil cooking spray Melt butter in a large skillet. Add garlic and shallots; cook over medium heat for 5 minutes. Stir in rice and cook for 2 minutes more. Add chicken stock, 1/2 cup at a time, adding more when broth has been absorbed, stirring frequently. When all broth has been used, stir in mozzarella, 1/3 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano, sun-dried tomatoes, basil, olives and pepper. Let cool, then cover and chill for at least 1 hour or until firm. Roll mixture into 1 1/2-inch balls. Stir together bread crumbs and remaining Parmigiano-Reggiano. Roll each ball in flour, then in beaten egg, then in bread crumb mixture. Let stand for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 375F. Place risotto balls on a baking sheet and spray liberally on all sides with olive oil cooking spray. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown, coating with olive oil spray every 10 minutes. Serve warm with marinara sauce. Pair with 2009 Frei Brothers Reserve Russian River Valley Sauvignon Blanc.Cabernet-Braised Short RibsStart to finish: 3 1/2 to 4 hours Servings: 8 to 10 appetizers 4 bone-in beef short ribs (about 2 pounds) Sea salt and freshly ground pepper 3 tablespoons diced pancetta 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup each: finely chopped onion and celery 1/4 cup each: finely chopped fennel and carrot 1 tablespoon flour 1 1/2 cups Frei Brothers Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 3/4 cup beef stock 1 teaspoon each: dried thyme and rosemary 1 (2.2-ounce) can sliced California black ripe olives, drained 3 tablespoons tomato paste Season short ribs with salt and pepper. Sear on all sides in a large saucepan over high heat. Remove from pot and set aside. Add pancetta, garlic, onion, celery, fennel and carrot; cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, for 10 minutes. Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute more. Add wine, stock, herbs, olives and tomato paste, scraping up any browned bits on the bottom of the pan with a wooden spoon. Return short ribs and any juices to the pan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer over very low heat, covered but with the lid cracked, for 2 1/2 hours. Remove cover and simmer over medium-high heat for 30 minutes more or until ribs are very tender and sauce has thickened. Gently shred beef and place dollop of shredded beef atop Olive Potato Pancake and serve. Pair with 2008 Frei Brothers Reserve Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.Olive Potato Pancakes Start to finish: 35 minutes Servings: 8 to 10 appetizers 3 pounds Russet potatoes, peeled 1 cup snipped fresh chives 2/3 cup flour 1 2.2-ounce can chopped California black ripe olives 2 teaspoons garlic salt Freshly ground pepper to taste 4 eggs 4 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided Coarsely grate potatoes and place in a bowl of ice water to keep from discoloring. Stir together chives, flour, olives, garlic salt, pepper and eggs in a medium bowl. Drain potatoes and firmly squeeze out excess moisture; stir into egg mixture. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over mediumhigh heat until very hot. Spoon 1 heaping tablespoon of potato mixture for each pancake into skillet. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes per side, flattening with the back of a spatula and cooking until golden brown and crisp on both sides. Repeat with remaining oil and potato mixture. Place a spoonful of Cabernet-Braised Short Ribs onto each pancake. withsmallpours andsmallbites 50/50 Give Back The holidays are a time for giving. But at Frei Brothers Reserve, giving back happens year round. For every acre planted in Sonoma County vineyard, the winery leaves another acre untouched. In addition to enhanc ing wildlife corridors, the 50/50 Give Back policy also reduces soil erosion and improves irrigation systems. To learn more, visit www.FreiBrothers.com. Its nice to be involved in the process, he said, noting this project will be reviewed by federal officials. If it meets their standards, he said, it will likely mean the airport wont miss out on getting entitlement funding for future projects. Helms noted the project was due. The lifespan of a runway is generally 20 years. The reconditioning of the east-west runway should hopefully extend the life of that runway for another 5 to 10 years, Helms said. That of course allows us not to have to both runways at once, he explained. As part of the project to repave the 60-plus year-old facility, engineers milled the northsouth runway to the concrete first used when the airport was built in 1943 as a training facility for soldiers in World War II. Once the milling process was completed, cracks were sealed in the concrete and a new layer of asphalt was put down as well as extended to the magic number of 5,000 feet. While the longer runway wont allow for larger aircraft it makes safer for the current crafts that use the facility. It better accommodates light business jets, Helms explained. Most importantly Helms explained is the importance of attracting new aviation-related business. Its important in that it can help in potentially attracting more clients, he said. They see those fresh black runways, it catches your eyes, Helms said. In the past we have had jet operators express interest in using the facility if the runways were redone; whether there is still interest remains to be seen. JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsEngineers recently completed a portion of a project at the Dunnellon-Marion County Airport, repaving Runway 05-23, the north-south runway, as well as extending it 59 feet to give it a total length of 5,000 feet. The second portion of the project includes putting a pavement dressing conditioner and altering Runway 09-27 by one degree. 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NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-captioned action, the Clerk of Court will sell the property situated in Marion County, Florida, described in attached Exhibit A, at public sale, to the highest bidder for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room of the Marion County Judicial Center, 110 NW 1st Avenue, Ocala, Florida 34475, at 11:00 a.m., on December 6, 2011 in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. The court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time of sale shall be published as provided herein. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on October 11, 2011. DAVID R. ELLSPERMANN, Clerk of the Circuit Court (Seal) By: /s/ E. Bridges, Deputy Clerk EXHIBIT A Agents File No.: McDonald Lot 25, Block 5 of OCALA PARK ESTATES, UNIT 1, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book G, Page(s) 109, of the Public Records of Maron County, Florida And Lot 14, Block 8 of OCALA PARK ESTATES, UNIT 2, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book H, Page 18, of the Public Records of Marion County, Florida. November 24 and December 1, 2011. Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Lien Notices 251-1124 RIV12/8 Sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE : Superior Towing/C&M Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 12/08/2011, 9:00 am at 36 NE 8th St., Ocala, FL 34470, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Superior Towing/C&M Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1G8ZG8287SZ276771 1995 SATURN Nov. 24, 2011. 252-1124 RIV12/15 Sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE : Superior Towing/C&M Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 12/15/2011, 9:00 am at 36 NE 8th St., Ocala, FL 34470, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Superior Towing/C&M Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1GTEC14H1SZ511881 1995 GENERAL MOTORS CORP Nov. 24, 2011. 0009VST Announcements Advertising that Works. Put your ad in Over 100 Papers throughout Florida for one LOW RATE! Call (866)742-1373 or visit: www.florida -classifieds.com Child Care Personnel TEACHER FT or Pt, Exp. Req. 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Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Out of Town Real Estate BANK ORDERED AUCTIONS! Nov 19th-Dec 3rd AL, FL & MS. Multiple Properties Live Onsite & Live Online www.AuctionsUnited. com Proxibid.com/Auctionsu nited (800)222-5003 BANK ORDERED AUCTIONS: 174+/-Bank Owned Assets-AL, GA, NC, & TN. December 6th, 7th, & 8th-Homes, Acreage, Residential Lots & Commercial Properties-(800)323-8388 or RowellAuctions.com Out of Town Real Estate LAND LIQUIDATION 20 Acres $0 down, $99/mo. 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Stormwater education grants availablePublic and private educators wishing to teach their students about stormwater quality topics may benefit from a Marion County Office of the County Engineer grant program. Through March 30, 2012, educators serving students in unincorporated Marion County may apply for a grant under the 2011-12 Stormwater Education Grants Program. Awardees may receive up to $750 to use for stormwater/water resource projects and up to $1,000 to purchase equipment related to these projects. Interested applicants may visit www.marioncounty fl.org/stormwater.htm to download grant application instructions and forms. For more information, call Gail Mowry at 352671-8686. Church collecting box tops for educationThe Altar and Rosary Society of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church is continuing to support Box Tops for Education and Campbell Soup UPC labels for one local school. Containers for these labels can be found at Winn Dixie (ask for box at cigarette counter), Ace Hardware, To Your Health Spa and in the Narthex of St. Johns Catholic Church. For more information about this program, call 489-5954. Rainbow Springs Country Club BridgeResults of play from Nov. 15: Winners: 1. Bob Fitterman, 6,450; 2. Wilma Jester, 6,400; 3. Carol Fitterman, 5,370; 4. Wes Hanington, 4,700; 5. Nick Caspero, 4,460). Slams: Wes Hanington and Wilma Jester, 6 S. made 7. Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 19 DMS, DCA students provide Thanksgiving meals D unnellon Middle School students and staff like to give thanks for all the good things in their lives. So our Student Council under the guidance of Mrs. Durden, and in partnership with the Dunnellon Christian Academy has provided assistance to 12 families for Thanksgiving Dinner. The families have received a full holiday meal including a large frozen turkey. To provide additional canned goods to help with their food budgets, 100 percent of the Home Rooms participated in a canned-food drive. The leadership of every teacher urging students to help those less fortunate has been uplifting to the schools moral. We well understand budget cuts to our own paychecks, less school money to spend on supplies to help our students, and cuts in personnel. But in spite of, or maybe because of these lean economic times, our community of learners has reached out to help others. Congratulations to Mr. Raine and Ms. Wood, who led their homerooms to win the food-drive competitions. Thank you to all our students for contributing to their community in such a generous fashion and to our parents for Being There as our children learn the joy of giving to those less fortunate than ourselves. Our staff has created the Angel Tree in our lobby. We try to insure that each child in the 12 families will receive a complete outfit and two wish list items. Angel Ornaments are put on the tree and we all volunteer to take one to purchase the item listed on it. Dunnellon faculty and staff are always generous while providing for students at DMS. The Student Council will assist in setting up the Angel Tree, wrapping presents and organizing food to place in the baskets for the Christmas break. Countywide testing begins immediately after Thanksgiving Break. Dunnellon Middle School will administer the November Benchmark Tests to students in Math, Language Arts and Science from Tuesday, Nov. 29, through Thursday, Dec.1. The county will use the testing to determine student academic strengths and weaknesses to prepare them for the spring FCAT. This is an important measure for our students and their instructors and we ask our parents to please make sure your student is in attendance, has enjoyed a well-balanced breakfast and a good nights rest prior to testing. The Dunnellon Middle School Administration would like to thank Ms. Cynthia Wise, Mrs. Jamie Boutwell and Mr. Nicholas Johnson and the DMS student membership of the S.A.V.E. Club (Students Against Violence Everywhere) for their superior efforts and results during Red Ribbon Week. These efforts have come to the attention of the board of directors of the Marion County Childrens Alliance and earned Dunnellon Middle School a thank you letter for their work in making our community stronger and bringing awareness about drug abuse to our student body. We are extremely proud of our students who daily make the right choice not to use drugs. Sports and Band Schedule: Monday, Nov. 28 Percussion Band Practice, 3:40 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29 Basketball Practice Schedule Boys, 3:40 to 5 p.m.; Girls, 3:40 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1 Basketball Practice Schedule Boys, 3:40 to 5 p.m.; Girls, 3:40 to 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 Washington, D.C., second payment due. Please contact Dean Thomas or Mr. Jones at 4656720 with any questions Interim academic reports are scheduled to go home with students Friday, Dec. 9. We wish you and your families time to reflect on the wonderful blessings of being able to live in the Dunnellon community. PRINCIPALS OFFICE Jane Ashman DMS Principal EDUCATION BRIEFS 0009UE7 Says Thanks to our faithful subscribers Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . YOU COULD WIN! FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY TO ENTER: Fill out this form, mail or bring to 20441 E. Pennsylvania Avenue Dunnellon, FL 34432 Anytime before Noon on December 16. $ 2 5 $ 25 $25.00 GIFT CARD to 0009U8N Yoga Classes Mon. Rainbow Club Thur. 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SERVINGDUNNELLONANDRAINBOWSPRINGS Thursday, November 24, 2011 Vol 30 No. 6 75 cents VISIT US:www.riverlandnews.comCALL US: 489-2731E-MAIL: editor@riverlandnews.com WHATS HAPPENING Dunnellon Fire Rescue to host Childrens Christmas PartyDunnellon Fire Rescue will host its annual Childrens Christmas Party Dec. 15 at the Bingo Hall at 20520 E. Pennsylvania Ave. As part of the event, gifts are given to children who are less fortunate. Dunnellon Fire Rescue is seeking donations from residents and businesses in the community to assist with the event. Donations may also be sent in or dropped off at 12014 S. Williams St. For more information, call 465-8595. Gator-Seminole rib dinner slated Saturday nightThe Legacy League of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church at U.S. 41 in Dunnellon will host a Gator-Seminole Rib Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 26. Dine in and watch the Florida-Florida State game on a big screen in Father Stegeman hall. Serving starts at 5 p.m. Kick off is at 7. Tickets are a $15 each and can be obtained by in the church office. Take out will be available. For more information, call John Deakins at 489-1611. Bell ringers needed for Red Kettle CampaignThe Kiwanis Club of Dunnellon is in need of volunteer bell ringers for this year's Salvation Army Red Kettle Fundraising Program. This year's program will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1 to 3 p.m. from Friday, Dec. 2, to Sunday, Dec. 11. Locations are Walmart, Walgreens or Winn-Dixie. To volunteer, call Bill Laterza at 489-9368. Entries sough for annual Christmas paradeOrganizers and the chamber need the following for this years parade: Organizations or groups to enter a float; volunteers to help on the parade committees; volunteers to help the day of the parade; or volunteers to be a spectator and spread the word to your friends, neighbors and relatives about the parade and come out to support the parade. Be a sponsor for $50. For more information, call Charlene Williams at 465-0668 or 427-0453. Airport project nearly finished AT THE READY One runway repaved, another rejuvenatedA pair of grants totaling almost $1.6 million is paving the way for the future of the Dunnellon-Marion County Airport. Engineers recently completed a portion of the project, repaving Runway 05-23, the north-south runway, as well as extending it 59 feet to give it a total length of 5,000 feet. The second portion of the project includes putting a pavement dressing conditioner and altering Runway 09-27 by one degree. Altering it one degree will officially make Runway 10-28, explained John Helms, airport manager for the past 2 1/2 years. The funding for the project comes from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Airport Improvement Program. The FAA contributed $1.45 million to the project with FDOT chipping in $120,000. The airport itself is contributing $31,500 toward the project, which Helms said is not taxpayer money. The Marion County native said the project was budgeted at $1.7 million. Helms explained the federal funding is part of the FFAs Entitlement Program which allocates a certain portion of money collected from taxes on aviation fuel. In the past, Helms said, the airport hadnt pursued the funding its entitled to. Historic Village to transform into Winter Wonderland for event Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus right down Pennsylvania Avenue? Yep, thats right, Santa is set to descend upon Dunnellon Saturday night as the eighth annual Victorian Holiday kicks off the first of many holiday celebrations, which also include the Dunnellon Chamber of Commerces annual Christmas Parade at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, and Rainbow Springs State Parks annual Santa Over the Rainbow and light show. But first up is the Victorian Holiday Festival from 5 to 9 p.m. in which the Historic District will be all decked out with holiday lights and festive atmosphere to kick off the Christmas season. This years event will include snow slides, a kids area, hayrides and horse drawn carriages. The Victorian Holiday Festival wont be the lone celebration going on during the evening as Jerry Vaughn owner Red Fox Gallery will celebrate his businesss 20th anniversary. See related story, page 2. Several of the shops in the Historic Village Shops will host musical entertainment and will provide refreshments. Food vendors will be on Santa Claus will be present Saturday night during the eighth annual Victorian Holiday as he visits with children. Here Santa receives a visit from then 11-month-old Kyla Lavender, who cries for mother.Riverland News file photo JEFF BRYAN Riverland News SO YOU KNOWMarion County Commissioners will host a workshop at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the Dunnellon-Marion County Airport to discuss the master plan in regard to attracting businesses to the facility. The meeting is open to the public. See AIRPORT page 16 Dunnellon police participate in Officer Survival Training Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsOfficers Cody Murphy, left, secures a suspect in a shots fired drill while Officer Aaron German provides backup as the two Dunnellon Police Department law enforcement officers participate in an Officer Survival Training School last week at the Citrus County Public Safety Training Center at Withlachoochee Technical Institue. INVERNESS An officer from the Dunnellon Police Department was down, shot approaching a house with a suspect barricaded inside their home. The extent of their injuries unknown, Cpl. Carolina Rolfes and Officers Cody Murphy and Aaron German knew they had to act fast, but cautiously to rescue their injured colleague. Using a patrol car as a shield, Murphy and German slowly approached their fallen comrade, keeping an eye open for the alleged shooter inside the home. Reaching the injured officer, Murphy loaded them in the vehicle as German and an officer from another agency provided cover. Once inside the car, the officers moved to a safe location. Afterward, the trio of Dunnellon law enforcement officers discussed their actions during simulation with an instructor from Muddy Boots Tactical Training, the company contracted to conduct the 16Cpl. Carolina Rolfes of the Dunnellon Police Department is interviewed by television stations from the Tampa Bay area. See READY page 8 JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Annual Victorian Holidays slated Saturday night JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See WINTER page 2

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hand to satisfy the more hearty appetites. Relay for Life Piggybankers and the city of Dunnellon Team will partner with Special Olympics to participate in Victorian Holiday. During this event, the groups will host a Kids Play Zone at the Lions Club, which will include a bounce house, a petting zoo that includes the donkeys Milkshake and Vanilla rescued from the Dunnellon animal hoarding case, Christmas game stations, Christmas arts and crafts center where children will be able to make Christmas cards and goodies, write letters to Santa, a coloring contest, a Christmas Photo Station and some surprises as well. Ribbon Christmas ornaments will be available for purchase as well as snacks. All donations will benefit Relay for Life Dunnellon and Special Olympics. For more information about the event, call Hedi at My Old Chair at 465-2225. Red Fox Gallery set to celebrate 20th anniversaryOn a recent Friday afternoon Jerry Vaughn plugs away on another custom framing job, much like hes done for the past two decades. In the background, he has an old radio tuned into an afternoon talk show with a national political pundit. On the walls are various photographs and artwork; however, his most prized possessions are the artwork created by his two children, Cory, now 20, and Bailey, a 14-year-old freshman at West Port High School. I have a lot of memories in here, he said, explaining that despite the recent economic struggles affecting many small businesses in Dunnellon and across the nation he attempts to focus on the intangibles that a value cannot be placed upon. He slices through the mat board, cuts the glass, adhering the frame to a print job depicting 1950s America. He cleans the glass, attaches hooks and a wire and calls one of his many frequent customers throughout his business to let them know their latest addition to their collection is complete. But of the thousands of pieces of work hes completed at the Red Fox Gallery in the past 20 years, he said none stand out. Ive enjoyed about all of them. I get a lot out of each project, Vaughn explained. There are some that have proved difficult and challenging and that is fun. There are some that require more of an artistic challenge than others. He will celebrate his 20th anniversary from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday with a showcase at his gallery at 20359 E. Pennsylvania Ave. In honor of his 20th anniversary, he will offer customers 20 percent off of custom picture framing jobs. While Vaughn has seen his shares of ups and downs in the community, the long-time businessman said one offering Dunnellon has always had and will continue to have is that its home, a place he explained his children will always have their roots. I moved around a lot as a kid, he explained, noting his parents usually rented a new house every six months as a youth in Ohio. Ive raised my kids here, this is their home. We sponsored Little League teams when Corey played; we were involved with dance recitals when Bailey was in dance here. She was a bell ringer for Kiwanis at Walmart. He recalled driving Heidi Schwier, the thenQueen of the Rainbow, in the Christmas parade in his Fiat. I remember her cape was so big it covered the whole car and nearly caught on fire because it was covering the tailpipe, he said, finding a twinge of humor in the years old memory. Once heavily involved in community organizations such as the now defunct Main Street USA program, the Chamber of Commerce and others, Vaughn said he still sees a bright future for Dunnellon. I havent given up the thought that there is a brighter future for Dunnellon and that it can still be achieved, he explained. If there is one thing I certainly miss its the community involvement. For more information about Red Fox Gallerys 20th anniversary celebration, call 352-682-4531. 2 Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 A member of the Florida Press Association352-489-2731 352-489-6593 (Fax)The Riverland News serves Dunnellon and the surrounding areas: Blue Cove, Chatmire, Hills of Ocala, Lake Tropicana, Rainbows End, Rainbow Lakes Estates, All the Rainbow Springs Area, Rio Vista and Vogt Springs.The Riverland News is delivered on Thursday to subscribers by our carriers and mail. The newspaper is also available inside area stores and at various boxes throughout the community. 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DUNNELLON, FL 34432-6035 Framework of success JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsJerry Vaughn, owner of Red Fox Gallery, will celebrate his 20th anniversary from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday with a showcase at his gallery at 20359 E. Pennsylvania Ave. In honor of his 20th anniversary, he will offer customers 20 percent off of custom picture framing jobs. JEFF BRYAN Riverland News 0009V0J Cleanmaster CLEANMASTER CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING Servicing All Of Citrus & Marion County For 25 Years 489-4844 OWNER DOES THE WORK We Also Have Outdoor Pressure Cleaning Available. Call for pricing. $ 15 Per Room 3 Room Minimum 24 Years Carpet Cleaning One Chair Cleaned FREE Sofa & Love Seat $ 65 Dryer & Vent Cleaning Special $ 50 H OLIDAY S PECIALS Steam or Dry Cleaning 0009VZ7 11352 N. Williams St., Rainbow Square Plaza Dunnellon (Next to Sweetbay) vernonmartinsalon.com MA 0016683 MA 0016683 Salon & Spa Salon & Spa 465-2210 Appt. 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Cohn Construction 0009I76 Legion to host free Thanksgiving dinner Throughout the year, the American Legion makes it a point to give back to and support its local community through fundraisers, donations to Boy Scouts of America, donations to the Boys & Girls Club, visits to Hampton Manor residents, Boys State functions in Tallahassee and many other worthwhile charitable functions. It is with this desire to give back to the community in mind, that your local American Legion Wall-Rives Post 58 of Dunnellon, will host its annual, come one come all, free Thanksgiving dinner from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, at the Legion Hall at 10730 U.S. 41, just north of the Walmart. This dinner is planned and prepared for you by the Post to give thanks and share with the community, to open the hall for any and all local folks to come and share the Thanksgiving spirit, a wonderful hot Thanksgiving dinner and take part in some good natured camaraderie. The dinner is free of charge to all that come. Helping out with this years dinner, as in years past, are Jan and Leo DeWitt, of Families In Need Of Dunnellon Inc. Special to the Riverland News COMMUNITY EVENTS Lettes to Santa, photos wanted for holiday editionThe Riverland Newsis seeking Letters to Santa, as well as pictures of your children or grandchildren in Christmas pictures for its Christmas Card Cuties Holiday edition. Letters and photos can be e-mailed to Editor Jeff Bryan at editor@river landnews.com, mailed to our office at or dropped off at our office at 20441 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon, FL 34432. Include a self-addressed stamp envelope if photos need to be returned. Photos submitted via e-mail must be highresolution images. Deadline to submit letters and photos is Dec. 15. For more information, call Jeff Bryan at 489-2731 or e-mail editor@river landnews.com.Riverland office to close Thursday, FridayThe Riverland News office willb e closed Thanksgiving as well as Friday. 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A story titled Officials establish rtes for Greenlight in the Nov. 17 edition contained an error. Mayor Fred Ward said: Ive never once agreed with Jerry. But he was right on in his comments in that article; you cant have no growth and not expect higher taxes. We have to sustain this little town, we cant sustain it as status quo. Congratulations to Aurora Tarnowski, a firstgrader at Dunnellon Elementary School, for winning an award at the Fine Arts for Ocala Festival, which was in October. She was awarded the Emerging Young Artist Award recently at a reception held in Ocala. Her piece SKYLINE was picked from a countywide contest. Tarnowski is one of only two elementary students to win an award. She was given a check for $50 along with her award! We are very proud of her. Ms. Lou Hartigan reports on 4-H club news. The club recently went to Lyons Show Pigs to pick out the club hog. Lyons Show Pigs is in Mayo, about two hours north of Dunnellon. Club members met at 6:30 a.m. to make the trip. The members got to see the hog production farm and talked and asked questions with Mr. Lyons who owns the farm, Ms. Hartigan said. They selected their club hog from about 100 other hogs with the help of Rylie Nonnnemacher, the Senior President of Dunnellon 4H Club, and Casey Weber from the Dunnellon FFA Club. Members then took a trip to the local feed farm where they purchased feed. Students then returned to Dunnellon Elementary School where the hogs new home is located. The club also inherited two rabbits, which they will raise for the Southeastern Youth Fair in February 2012. We also planted a winter garden this weekend, Hartigan said, noting crops will be entered in the Southeastern Youth Fair Garden Show. Our students have been celebrating! All those on the A and A-B honor roll have been treated to a party. The A students got to have a pizza lunch with Principal Fredna Wilkerson. The others had an ice cream and cake party. Its good to be smart here at DES! CALENDAR OF EVENTSNov. 23 to 25 No school. Thanksgiving break. Dec. 6 Annual holiday concert for kindergarten through second grades. Dec. 7 Annual holiday concert for third through fifth grades. Officer Mike Miley had a gut feeling he needed one, maybe two more bicycles he could award as prizes during the Dunnellon Police Departments fourth annual Bicycle Rodeo Saturday at Dunnellon Plaza. So Miley called upon Albert Smith, a long-time friend of the family and local businessman to see if he could help out. Smith didnt hesitate, heading to Walmart with his wife, Wendy, and daughter, Megan, to see about picking up a couple of bicycles. What Miley and other law enforcement officers didnt expect was the haul the Smiths were about to bring to the event. Four truckloads of bicycles about 30 in all. The Smiths said they were able to strike a deal with Walmart and Manager Becky Mays to purchase the bicycles, which the store had been using for its outside display. A little clean-up and air in the tires, they were road ready. Mays praised the efforts of the Smiths, who own and operate Albert Smiths Pressure Washing. I think it was amazing, Mays said. It just helps the kids, brings a smile to their faces. And (Walmart) certainly enjoys giving back to the community when it comes to children. With more than 60 children registered at the event, the additional bicycles awarded as prizes at the end of the event brought plenty of extra smiles to the faces of the youths who participated in the program aimed at teaching the importance of bicycle safety. We try to do something every year for the kids in the community, Albert Smith said. So when Mikey called us, we didnt hesitate. We hated to see some kids perhaps not have the opportunity to win a bike. Smiths wife, Wendy, said she can recall the days when their family didnt have the means to do much for the children and recalls a community that did so much for them. We had children ourselves and there were times we did without, but the community provided for them, she said. This is just a small way we can give back now that we have the means and say thanks and provide for others. While not all of the bicycles were given out as door prizes, the police department held a few back to use for their Secret Santa program in which they hand out presents in midDecember to families in need. The Dunnellon Police Department is also part of the Toys For Tots program and Chief Joanne Black said some of the bicycles will go toward use in that program. Black and those in attendance in gave the Smiths a hearty ovation at the end of the scheduled four-hour event. We appreciate what you did, Black said, as crowd applauded the Smiths. We cant say enough to thank you. Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 3 JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsVolunteers help unload bicycles donated by businessman Albert Smith for the police departments annual bicycle rodeo. Pay it forward JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Albert Smith Readers Choice Winner Jewelry Store 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 www.jandjjewelersocala.com WRAP IT UP EARLY FOR THE HOLIDAYS! 10-40% OFF SELECTED ITEMS 0009V26 All repairs done on premises. All repairs done on premises. All repairs done on premises. B ATTERIES $ 8 00 + tax HOLIDAY HOURS: MON.-FRI. 10-5 SAT. 10-2 Jasmine Plaza 352-401-0001 6160 SW SR 200 Unit 104 Ocala, Florida 34476 0009WF8 0009wf8 Special to the Riverland NewsAurora Tarnowski, a first-grader at Dunnellon Elementary School, won an award at the Fine Arts for Ocala Festival, which was in October. She was awarded the Emerging Young Artist Award recently at a reception held in Ocala. Her piece SKYLINE was picked from a countywide contest. Tarnowski is one of only two elementary students to win an award. Student wins award at festival RITA HUTTON For the Riverland News CORRECTION

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River views Yoo-hoo, Fairy Godmother, where are you? Weve never met, but they say you exist. Hi, I am Kathleen, the forgotten stepchild. Listen FG, hope you dont mind if I call you that? I am so tired of being alone, FG. Dont get me wrong, some days I love the solitude. I can set my own hours, come and go as I please and I dont have to fight with anyone for the remote. The quietness is fantastic after growing up in a household of nine. Those parts are great FG, but some other days can be rough. FG, I am tired of making every darn decision on my own. Theres no one to blame when things go wrong. It would be nice to have someone to discuss decisions with. I am tired of being the brains and the brawn. I have been doing it for decades. It is a hard habit to break, but I would like to try. For once, I would like to not have to be the pushy assertive broad. I want someone else to take control, let them lead for awhile. Everything is on my shoulders. It is a heavy burden that I am tired of carrying alone. If they take one half of the load and I take the other, the journey would be much easier. Every now and then I would like to let my brain rest. Someone else can make the decisions while I catch a quick nap. Someone else can decide what to do about the 15-year-old pool that is falling apart and not having the money to fix it. Listen, I can handle the small decisions like what to have for dinner. I need help with the biggies. Oh, who am I kidding? It would be nice if someone else decided whats for dinner. By the way Fairy Godmother, where is my Prince Charming? What? What do you mean there arent any? They ran out! That was bad planning on someones part. Think of all those years as a little girl I was told I would get one. Now you tell me that not everybody gets one! Gee, the feminists were right. Chill out! No, I am not about to high five a feminist. They also told me I could have it all. What they didnt tell me is that when you have it all you have to pay for its upkeep, dust it, clean it and feed it. I no longer want it all. Half will do. I am too tired to have it all. I dont even have the time to enjoy having it all. Besides having it all usually ends up Editor gets second chance at role playing Columnist comes clean: Shes a grocery-aholic Hello, my name is Audrey and I am a grocery-aholic. Hi, Audrey. Wait a minute, a what? OK, my darkest secret is out. I am addicted to shopping. Not for clothes, but for groceries. I cant help it, I just enjoy it so much. The thrill of the coupons, the anticipation of the meal Ill prepare, the challenge of not spending more than what I have. When I get peanut butter on a BOGO deal (for the super challenged thats buy one get one free) and I also have a $1 off coupon, what a thrill it sends up and down my spine. When I actually can buy an item for free, I feel Ive scored. And if any item is on sale, I have an uncontrollable urge to buy it. My husband calls it impulse buying. He also calls it crazy. I dont know when it started. My mother hates to buy groceries, so I know its not hereditary. She is in and out of the store in less than 15 minutes. Me, I take my time and peruse the merchandise. I believe it started slowly and progressed as it became fun. I never met a grocery store I didnt like. Seriously. My daughters never shop at grocery stores. They shop at my house for free instead. My pantry runneth over I have two closets in my bedroom. One is for clothes and the other is for all the stuff that wont fit in my pantry. But I have no problem sharing. Last year, my husband came to me in October and asked if I could stop shopping until the end of the year. He made a good point that we had plenty in the house to eat and the surplus would last for months. He even made me pinky swear that I would try. Oh I felt him watching me when he didnt think I was looking. And I noticed him putting the alarm on the house at night so I couldnt get out. I think he even checked my debit card a time or two to see if I had slipped without him knowing it. I think that was the longest Ive gone without being inside a grocery store. But alas, I cracked. I was in Walmart buying clothes I swear when I saw a pizza on an end-cap that I had never tried before. And I just couldnt resist. Come on, it was Philadelphia cheese steak pizza! Now Im working at a grocery store; the worst possible place for an addict like me. This is like an alcoholic working at the ABC Lounge or a reformed gambler selling lottery tickets. Yet, I kept my secret quiet and they hired me. All day Im scoping out the deals. The other cashiers get in trouble for text messaging, but I keep getting in trouble for making out grocery lists. My husband has Grocery Anonymous on speed dial just in case. I think he has my boss keeping an eye on me. It seems Linda in the floral department is on to me. She asked why I buy groceries every single day when I get off work. I had to make something up to throw her off my trail. I hope she doesnt hear me singing while I shop. Do you think I need rehab? After all Im not hurting anybody. Oh, except my husband whos working three jobs to support my habit. I think hell forgive me though once I get in there and make him some baked ziti. The Newspaper built on Community Pride. Publisher Gerry Mulligan Regional Manager John Provost Editor Jeff Bryan Member of the Florida Press Association OPINIONS INVITEDThe opinions expressed in Riverland News editorials are the opinions of the editorial board of the newspaper.Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board. Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in a letter to the editor.All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via e-mail, Phone numbers will not be printed or given out. We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste.Letters to the editor must be no longer than 550 words, and writers will be limited to two letters per month. 4 Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 RIVERLAND NEWS THE OTHER GUY TIME TO SMILE THE JERSEY GIRL LETTER TO THE EDITOR Last weeks opinion piece definitely was written to misinform the community of the facts. I realize that emotions have run rampant regarding River Park and what happened. I personally walked the park with the parks committee chairman and reviewed what had been done. Three Wax Myrtles and, possibly, two additional have been removed or cut. One cypress tree had been broken off near the top and another cypress tree was dying. The plants in question were provided by the state at no charge to the Association. We appreciate the donations and do not take our responsibility of stewardship lightly. The Peninsula area had been weed whacked and a plant of undetermined species with approximately three 1-inch trunks cut off. One other plant in an area that had no work done was removed. A tree from the state park had fallen on the north side of the property. This tree was removed approximately a week after this inspection, by the state and a couple of plants were damaged by the state park workers. The Association had received complaints regarding the condition of the River Park. We had a typical hot summer that weeds enjoy and were getting the upper hand. The decision was made to clean up the area and restore the river view. No roots or plants were removed that would create an erosion problem. Work was done by a knowledgeable contractor and was overseen by the association manager, who has many years experience supervising the common areas. The River Park is common property of the Rainbow Springs Property Owners Association and is the responsibility to be maintained by the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors appreciates The Parks Committee and their contribution to the community. The committee has brought many improvements to the community; the Board of Directors hopes that this relationship will continue for benefit of Rainbow Springs. We realize, of course, that volunteers focus on what they wish to do and are not responsible for the day-to-day maintenance that needs to be done. The River Park enhancement was originally started with an approved project plan by the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is reviewing the management and communication problems regarding the committees operation. There will be a 12-month maintenance plan created that will set forth who does what and how it gets done. This plan will have the input from the beach committee and a third-party consultant. We are also concerned that committee members are not put at-risk during warm summers. All high risk maintenance will be contracted. Removing the weeds and opening up the river view has brought voluminous Rainbow Springs River Park The Facts Clark Kent and Peter Parker are the epitome of journalists; not only do they get to write about bad guys or take pictures of the villains, but they assisted law enforcement officials in bringing the bad guys to justice. So what exactly do Clark Kent (Superman), Peter Parker (Spiderman) and myself have in common? Well we all work in the journalism field, wear glasses, and in the case of Parker, were an awkward clumsy teens. In the case of Mr. Clark Kent, we are both clumsy, awkward middleaged men. Because as I learned last week, I dont possess superhuman strength or spider senses. Frankly, Im good having some common sense, which seems to be lacking in some folks. Not only do I not have some cool super power, but I lack a few skills when it comes to carrying a handgun when clearing a hallway. Yes, once again I let my friends in law enforcement circles goad me into giving it a whirl at an Officer Survival Training course last week at the Citrus County Public Safety Training Center at the Withlacoochee Technical Institute (WTI) in Inverness. Cpl. Carolina Rolfes needed a partner and knowing there were no media colleagues around to film the momentous occasion, I relented. Playing the role of Cpl. Rolfes partner in, eh, the search of a dimly lit corridor, the call came in shots fired. No other information. We were going in hot, guns ready. Now even though I had seen this scenario unfold minutes prior, they handed me a weapon and bulletproof vest. OK, the weapon was more of a high-tech paint ball gun. The vest was real and though I was only in it for 10 minutes at the most, I couldnt wait to peel that bulky item off. My heart started beating a little faster. Ah, the adrenaline rush of a Tuesday production day. As I asked Cpl. Rolfes exactly how we were going to do this, she said to follow her lead. Thats probably best, I said, as there were a few light chuckles in the background. So we made our move. After traveling no more than 10 feet, I was told holding a gun next to my ear, middle finger on the trigger just wasnt the way to go. I was provided with the finer points of how to properly carry a firearm during a search, it was noted I did represent one fictional character. He looks like (Sonny) Crockett, joked Sgt. Joe Palminteri of the Citrus County Sheriffs Office, referencing the character made famous by Don Johnson on the 1980s television show Miami Vice. We were on the move again, seeing a victim lying on the ground, moaning in pain. We made our way to him as Cpl. Rolfes continued on the point. I stopped to check on the suspect as we let him know an ambulance was on the way. I also knew he was armed, so I detained the victim and disarmed him. Never once holstering my weapon, it was pointed out I had just broken rule No. 2. So its always important to holster your weapon when searching a victim, officials explained. Otherwise, two things can happen. One, they take your gun from you and shoot you. Two, you accidently shoot them and then they do become the victim. And in law enforcement lingo, when the officer shoots the victim, the officer gets a few weeks of leave time for an investigation. Seriously, this wasnt easy. How did Mel Gibson and Danny Glover make it look so easy in Lethal Weapon? Kathleen Wallace No such thing See OTHER GUY page 5 Jeff Bryan Audrey Beem See LETTER page 5 See SMILE page 5

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Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 5 in a garage sale most of the time. Listen, I know you are busy FG. I am not your only charge. When you get a minute, can you help me find someone? When I had my dog, I often let him make the decisions. To be honest, it was nice having someone else be in control. The embarrassing part is he often made better decisions than I did. Hes over the Rainbow Bridge now, telling the other dogs what to do. I am not asking for much. I just want someone I can be myself with. I wouldnt need to clean my house, because they know I am a slob and theyre cool with that. They could burp and fart at leisure and I wont throw a fit. Hey, I grew up with five brothers. I got over that a long time ago. My only requirement is that they read yeah, I know, asking for a guy who reads is like asking for the Hope Diamond play Scrabble and work with their hands. They can be in charge. They can make the decisions. Sure, I may put up a fight because I am not used to someone telling me what to do. Ill get over it eventually, because right now I am too weary. I surrender. This is an excerpt from the diary of a single woman in the midst of a midlife crisis. SMILEcontinued from page 4 Of course, Cpl. Rolfes drew a little good-natured ribbing as well. Oh, sure, let the newspaper guy find the gun, Chief Joanne Black quipped. So we pressed on (a little journalistic humor), making our way toward the end of the hallway. There, two suspects milled about as Cpl. Rolfes shouted instructions for them to put their hands up and not move. I wanted to scream, Stop or my mom will shoot. Finally, we detained both suspects, as Cpl. Rolfes disarmed one female while I kept an eye on the bad guy. I was waiting for her order to stuff em and cuff em, but she never gave it. Maybe she didnt watch much Dukes of Hazzard back in the day. As we ran through what she did right, and I mostly did wrong, Sgt. Palminteri left the officers in Dunnellon with one final piece of advice if they were to ever come upon a situation such as the one that unfolded during the training exercise. If Im in town, call me first, he said, the laughter echoing through the hallway. Wait, they better call me, I replied. Someone has to take the pictures. The good-natured sergeant relented. OK, call him, but only to take pictures. Im still not sure everyone will be safe then. OTHER GUYcontinued from page 4 compliments and a few complaints from our members. This takes us to the very crux of Mr. Techentins opinion. The River Park is for the use and enjoyment of the community. It is important that we preserve the ecology of River Park and the Rainbow River. We have issued approximately 1,800 passes to the River Park. With the high use in this small area, plants will be damaged from time to time and areas will have to be trimmed and maintained. With a written 12-month program we will try to avoid misinformation, confusion and who does what, when and where. I realize, of course, its more fun to try to incite people rather than make things work.Bob Frankenfield, President, Rainbow Springs Association LETTERcontinued from page 4 0009UZH NO WAITING CONVENIENTLY LOCATED ON US 19 CHILDREN WELCOME! ACCEPTING MEDICAID INCLUDING CHILDRENS CLEANINGS, FILLINGS AND SEALANTS Now Open on Fridays 0009VUG 352-465-7538 352-465-7538 www.bluerunbicycles.com Blue Run Bicycles Road/Comfort/ Mountain Bikes Sales Service NEW LOCATION! 20312 E. Pennsylvania Ave. Holiday Layaway Available! Be Health Start Biking! 2011 CLEARANCE SALE 0009VE7 0009VT3 Butler Multi Service, LLC 20372 E Pennsylvania Ave. 352.465.1431 / Fax: 352.489.7033 UPS Shipping Sale Save 10% off Shipping Cost w/coupon Expires 12/30/2011 Happy Thanksgiving!

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Items needed for homeless programThe Annie W. Johnson Senior and Family Center is in need of items for its Project Homeless program, which is designed to help the homeless with food, tents and coolers. All three items are needed at this time. If you are able to assist us in this matter, contact the Annie W. Johnson Center at 489-8021.American Legion activities slatedAmerican Legion WallRives Post 58 will host its regular meeting of the Post and Auxiliary at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday monthly. Dinner will be served at 5:30 for members, spouses and prospective members. The Dunnellon Young Marines will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29. Bingo will be at 6 p.m. Thursdays, except Thanksgiving. Doors open at 4. Smoking is not allowed. Refreshments are available. The Third Saturday Outdoor Flea Market and Pancake Breakfast will be from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Nov. 19. The public is welcome. The Post will serve a free Thanksgiving dinner for the public form noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 24.Friends of the Library book store openThe Friends of the Dunnellon Public Library Book Store, which is inside the library, is at 20351 Robinson Road, behind Sweetbay. There are novels, bios, cooking, gardening, inspirational, craft, self-help, finance, romance, children, VHS videos (Some DVDs), Books-On-Tape, history, politics, westerns, magazines and more. Daily sales are ongoing with books for as little as 10 cents. Store Hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. The Friends continue to accept gently read book donations daily at the store. An all-volunteer staff operates The Friends Book Store, with all proceeds benefitting the Dunnellon Public Library. The Friends are committed to giving $2500 per month to your library as a book endowment (new books), in addition to providing office equipment, landscaping, and various other library enhancements. For more information, call the library at 438-4520.Penno VFW Post plans eventsEdward W. Penno VFW Post 4864, 10199 Citrus Springs Blvd., Citrus Springs, announce the following events. Join us for Darts at 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Bingo at 1 p.m. Mondays. $1 Hot Dogs are available for lunch on those days. Please plan to join us for dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Fridays. Tickets are $8 each. The canteen is open Sunday thru Saturday at noon; and closes at 8 p.m. or later Monday through Saturday except for meeting nights, and 6 p.m. Sundays. For more information, call (352) 465-4864.Ornament sale benefits Hospice Hospice of Marion County will sell Memory Tree Ornaments Nov. 28 through Dec. 21 at its Hospice kiosk in the Paddock Mall or at the Hospice of Marion County Administration Building at 3231 S.W. 34th Ave., Ocala. For more information call the Hospice Development Department at 854-5218. The 2011 ornament portrays a golden butterfly emerging from a delicate floral backdrop of shimmering white porcelain, set with 22K gold accents and blue highlights is $20 each. The butterfly is the logo for Hospice of Marion County. This ornament comes packaged in a midnight blue satinlined gift box.6 Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 0009WA0 Communitybriefs DUNNELLON PODIATRY CENTER, P.A Medical and Surgical Treatment of Foot and Ankle Bunions Hammertoes Fractures Infections Heel Pain Arthroscopic and Endoscopic Procedures Diagnostic Ultrasound and X-ray on Premises Stacy Lynn Witfill D.P.M. 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WAR to host folk concert series Dec. 3The Withlacoochee Area Residents (WAR) Folk Artist Concert Series kicks off at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Rainbow Springs State Park, 19158 S.W. 81st Place Road, just north of Dunnellon. A donation of $10 per person is required for the event at the Felburn Pavilion. Refreshments will be available. Keith Hope and Charlie Creek, a Florida-based Americana group, will open the event. Theyre regulars at events across the state, including the prestigious Florida Folk Festival. A sixth-generation Floridian, Keith Hope, the lead singer, is that rare combination of Florida cracker and singer/songwriter. For more information, visit www.keithhope.com At 7:50 p.m., Aripeka takes the stage. Their name comes from the only Seminole chief that successfully defied the order to go west on the Trail of Tears. Their music is an eclectic blend of new and old folk with a touch of bluegrass. Original songs reflect band members love of Florida and its environment. They have performed at the Will McLean and Barberville music festivals and have done benefits at Three Sisters Springs, Rainbow Springs State Park and the Crystal River Wildlife Refuge. For more information, call 352-447-5434 or 352795-4506.Peripheral Neuropathy group meetsThe Ocala Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Marion County Sheriffs Brian Litz Building, 9048 S.W. State Road 200. Individuals afflicted with this disease, their family members and friends are encouraged to attend. Anyone interested in learning about peripheral neuropathy is invited to attend. For more information, call Jack Koehler at (352) 861-1630.Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 7 COMMUNITY BRIEFS We Have Everything to build your look: Need some CASH ? Bring your GOLD to Bling your NEW LOOK! HOST A GOLD PARTY 352-572-1928 CASH FOR GOLD Top Dollar Paid Authentic Coach Purses Shoes & Boots Jewelry Prom Dresses New & Used Clothing Amazing Handbags Bling Bling Belts, Flip Flops, Purses & Wallets Gently Used Name Brand Clothing: Hollister Aeropostale America Eagle Lucky Brandon Says, Come check out our designer bags! 2 Locations & Consignment Consignment The Bling Bling Boutique Bling Bling Boutique 7770 US Hwy. 41, Dunnellon 352-465-7224 1476 US Hwy. 41N, Inverness 352-726-0044 0009VVB shop til you drop 0009OZP NOW OPEN Citrus Memorial Rehab Center Physical & Aquatic Therapy & Sports Medicine Citrus Memorial is Citrus Countys Premiere Provider in Citrus Springs 10511 N. Florida Ave. 352-897-4833 OPEN HOUSE Dec. 8 th 2-4 PM Food, Door Prizes, Gifts for first 50 guests. For Locations and Rehab information: 344-6573 or visit citrusmh.com 0009SRS An educational/historical event presented by the Floral City Heritage Council. For more information call 352-860-0101 or visit floralcityhc.org FLORAL CITY HERITAGE DAYS CANDLES N CAROLS Horse-drawn Wagon Rides, Lions Fish Fry, Country Store and Exhibits Friday, Dec. 2 5:30 to 9 p.m. Fish Fry begins at 5 p.m. Candles N Carols at 5:30 p.m. SATURDAY, DEC. 3 10 a.m. 4 p.m. Blue Banner Tour of Historic Homes 9 Private homes for a $10 Tour Ticket TOO FARS pig roast, acoustic music, demonstrations, historical exhibits and Country Store. 0009QLV

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hour training course, which was available to officers throughout the region during a four-day period.. It was amazing, German said. The training was intense. It was one of several simulations more than two dozen officers trained for throughout the week. More than eight agencies around central Florida attended the Officer Survival Training course last week at the Citrus County Public Safety Training Center, housed at the Withlacoochee Technical Institute (WTI) in Inverness. The impetus for some of the training, which was free to law enforcement agencies, according Lt. Phil Royal of the Citrus County Sheriffs Office and the centers training coordinator, was a series of deadly shootings in the Tampa Bay area last year. When two St. Petersburg Police officers were killed in a shooting as they attempted to search an attic where a suspect was holed up, Royal felt the urgent need to help prepare fellow officers if a similar situation arises. The attic shooting, thats when the need for this type of training really hit me, Royal said. We had to do something. With the assistance of WTI providing additional space for training, Johnson-Smith Architects and Gulfside Contracting doing the construction work, and the Black Diamond Foundation providing some $7,000 in cash for the initiative, the project took shape. A storage facility on WTI property was converted to a tactical training house, where officers can hone their skills searching an attic space if the need arises. Expert trainers with mock handguns explained, then demonstrated, the finer points of the search maneuver to the sworn officers who one day may find themselves staring up a ladder leading into a dark attic. Trainers stressed slow, methodical movements, taking care to examine each and every inch of an attic area, including inside the duct work and under the insulation. There are lots of places a bad guy can hide behind in a crowded attic, said Mike Kilian, owner of Muddy Boots Tactical Training, the company contracted to conduct the training. This is definitely an advanced type of training for street-survival skills, Kilian said. This prepares you for violent encounters. The crawlspace search stuff, thats an advanced tactic. Several other hands-on training classes were given to members of the 11 law enforcement agencies that took part in the two-day training, which ended Thursday. The training included a knife-defense class, a weapons retention class and an officer down rescue class, geared toward preparing the men and women for the worst-case scenarios. We dont want these officers to have to think about their reaction when something bad happens. We want them to react instinctively, Kilian said. Royal explained the four counties in closest proximity to Citrus Sumter, Marion, Hernando and Levy are able to use the facility free of charge. Agencies outside of the region must pay a fee to use the training facility when classes are full. Dunnellon Police Chief Joanne Black, whose officers participated in the training, said its an invaluable opportunity her agency certainly didnt want to pass on. We might be a small agency, she said. But we dont want to train like were a small agency. We need to train big like everyone else, because you dont know when youre going to come upon a situation such as the scenarios offered here. This was great and were glad we were invited to be a part of it. We cant say enough about the opportunity. Bill Jones, Black Diamond Foundation chairman, said the foundation felt the project to help train law enforcement was important to the community. This started in spring of 2011. We have worked with Lt. Phil Royal before on another project and after the St. Pete tragedies happened he had this idea, Jones said. He needed some funding and our board talked about it after he made his presentation to us. We thought this would be a great addition to the community and safety of law enforcement.Chronicle staff writer Matthew Beck contributed to this report. 8 Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 Answers on page 9 JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsOfficer Cody Murphy, left, and Cpl. Carolina Rolfes run through an attic drill while a cameraman with Bay News 9 films a portion of the drill for a segment on the Tampa Bay stations newscast. READY continued from page 1 0009TUI 0009V4T 0009VQC Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow Will be sponsoring a Will be sponsoring a Huge Snow Slide Huge Snow Slide for children & Adults for children & Adults during the Victorian Holiday! during the Victorian Holiday! Saturday, November 26, 2011 Saturday, November 26, 2011 from 5 PM 9 PM from 5 PM 9 PM Located at Located at 20804 W. Pennsylvania Ave. (old library) 20804 W. Pennsylvania Ave. (old library) Dunnellons Historic Village Shops will be open until 9 PM Food Vendors Santa Claus Christmas Music Twinkling Lights FREE! FREE!

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Boy Scout Troop to host chili dinnerBoy Scout Troop 452 will have a chili dinner from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at Holy Faith Episcopal Church in Blue Cove. The cost is $5 a bowl.Rainbow Springs GC to meet Dec. 8The Rainbow Springs Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, at the American Legion Hall, 10730 U.S. 41 across from Jans Nursery. George Aldrich of Plants and Things will present a program about bromeliads. Theres a break after the program during which refreshments are available for a small donation, 50-25-25 tickets and Grow & Share plants are sold. A brief business meeting is held after the break followed by door prize drawings for three Plants of the Month, and the 50-25-25 ticket winners. Bring your extra plants to share and join us for our holiday meeting. For more information, call Barbara Roberts at 489-9680. Polar Express Brunch on Dec. 11First United Methodist Church of Dunnellon and Harmony Preschool will present its second annual Polar Express Brunch with Santa from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 10, at 21501 W. State Road 40 Dunnellon. Tickets are $8 each. The event is an audience-participation musical that ends in the North Pole where families will meet Santa and get a special gift. For more information, call 352-489-9552.NARFE to host celebrationsNARFE Chapter 776 will host its Christmas/50th anniversary celebration at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 12, at the Inverness Golf and Country Club, 3150 S. Country Club Drive, Inverness. Cost is $18 per person and includes salad, entre, dessert and wine. This will be a special celebration because of our 50th anniversary with the keynote address given by Donald Stewart, the Region III vice president. Mail your reservation, with payment, to Secretary, NARFE Chapter 776, P.O. Box 614, Lecanto, FL 34460 by Saturday, Dec 3, and remember to bring a new unwrapped Toys-for-Tots gift for some needy boy or girl. For more information, call (352) 527-3991.Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 9 Answers to Sudoku on page 8 COMMUNITY BRIEFS Flores aces hole at Rainbows End Special to the Riverland NewsJohn Flores, right, aced the ninth hole Monday, Nov. 14, at Rainbows End Golf Club. Al West, left, and John Filippi, not pictured, were witnesses. The Office will be closed Thursday, November 24th & Friday, November 25th The office will reopen for business Monday, November 28th at 9:00 a.m. 0009OI6 BIG FALL SAVINGS at Ferris Groves In-Store Specials Fresh Pecans Amish Cheese Local Honey Home Grown Strawberries Homemade Pies Fudge M-S 8-5 Historic Downtown Floral City U.S. Hwy. 41 South (352) 860-0366 800-872-7318 Fax (352) 726-2125 Call for FREE CATALOG or www.ferrisgroves.com Send Your Friends and Family a Gift of FRESH FLORIDA CITRUS! Invited out for Thanksgiving Dinner? Take along a FRESH FRUIT BASKET $ 1 00 OFF Small Bag of Citrus WITH COUPON Order before Dec. 1 and get 5% OFF! 0009W1S W e r e t h e T a l k o f t h e T o w n Join chef Cacciatore and chef Fantino for Dunnellons Newest Dining Experience Home of the Double D Burgers Our Specials Include Huge Salads, Big Burgers and Sandwiches Incredible Italian Dishes, Double D Steaks, and Dunnellons Best Wings. 20199 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon (352) 489-9199 Free Soft Drink with an Entree or Sandwich. Serving Lunch and Dinner Hours: Tues.-Sat. 11:30am 9pm Sun. 11:30am 6pm Closed on Mondays WOW! only $5.99 includes fries

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Riverlandsports 10 Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 MOVING FORWARD Tony Leone first discovered Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighting as a junior at Dunnellon High School. He was instantly hooked. I really got into, he explained, noting he and his buddies would compete in their own version of competition in his backyard. The 2009 Dunnellon High graduate would complete his senior year at the school competing in football and wrestling, placing fourth at the state meet. Then in August 2009, he started training in MMA in Crystal River, enrolling at what was then Central Florida Community College. He completed his first and only semester in December 2009, only a month after his first, but not last brush with law enforcement officers. He had hoped to enlist in the U.S. Navy, putting off those plans. His life and future would go into a tailspin in June 2010, as he and a pair of friends celebrated one of his buddies 21st birthdays in what is known as the Shallows in Kings Bay in Crystal River. Partying throughout the day and into the early evening, Leone and his friends had been trading verbal barbs at another group of people throughout the outing. A few fights broke out earlier in the day, Leone explained. There was tension all day long, you could just feel it. As the sun was setting, Leone said, was when all the madness happened. A large brawl broke out in which two of his friends were involved, including one in which Leone had a few prior run-ins with. He was a big ol boy, a few years older than I was, Leone said, explaining his friend had gotten into a physical altercation with the man in which his friend got in several licks. The man fell into the water. When Leone went to pull his friend away the man emerged from the water and wiped blood from his mouth. Leone admits the man said something that triggered his emotions and thats when he took a swing that would forever alter his life. With one swing, Leone knocked the man out, breaking his jaw in the process. The now 20-year-old Leone knew the severity of the moment when the 6-foot-4 victim he struck hit the water in a split second. I was scared man; I was terrified, he said, noting he didnt know the severity of the victims injuries until later that night. I was getting phone calls from people. I mean, I knew when I hit him, he fell into the water, but ... But the victim had a feeding tube, his jaw so severely fractured; it had to be wired shut. I thought he was going to die, he said as he rubbed his hand over his head, recalling the fateful day on the water. Leone was charged with aggravated battery causing great bodily harm; hes spent the past 1 1/2 years in legal proceedings. A few short months ago, he struck a deal with the state, agreeing to serve 4 1/2 years of probation as well as withhold felony charges. However, Leone explained, his probation comes with a catch: one slip up JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsDunnellon High graduate Tony Leone, right, spars with a fellow fighter Sunday in preparation for his fourth fight Saturday night at the Ocala Entertainment Complex. Leones bout will be the main draw on the card. Gates open at 6 p.m. Leone putting pieces together toward pro fighting career, making amends for past Victor Chicas, Cross CountryThe junior runner capped a breakout season with a 73rd-place finish at the state meet, having placed in the top 10 at the regional meet, winning top individual honors at the district championships. He was also on the all-county team and is a top student in the classroom, having made the A/B Honor Roll during the first quarter of the 2011-12 school year. Deja Gardner, Cheerleader The sophomore cheerleader on junior varsity football and varsity basketball is always full of spirit, smiling and encouraging others to do their best whether in sports, academics or life in general. She never misses games or practices and she always helps others and she is always open to constructive criticism, said her coach, Mary Katherine Boss. Deja Gardner Victor Chicas JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Chicas misses out on medal, finishes 73rd at state Victor Chicas capped off a breakthrough season with a 73rd-place finish Saturday at the Class 2 State Cross Country Championships. The junior finished the grueling 3.1-mile course with a time of 17:54. His time was more nearly 50 second slower from a week prior at the Region 2A-2 Championships. Overall, this season, Chicas won three meets including the individual title at the District 2A-2 Championships and earned a spot on the all-county team. Ransom Everglades Bert Irigoyen won the individual state title with a time of 15:57, while guiding his team to the state championship. I am very proud of Victor for his dedication to an extremely difficult sport, Dunnellon coach Valerie Bazarte said. His training commitment and workouts are brutal. He never ever wants to take any time off as if he didn't run it would be like he missed a day of living. The race Saturday was a very tough one. The course by far was the most challenging course he had seen. As Victor would say the hills were challenging. Another sidebar was he was running independently against a whole bunch of teams, Bazarte said. I imagine he learned tons about how to try to get around them, she said. He is a much better runner because of the experience. He will work hard on hills to get ready during the offseason I know. I look forward to his senior year. Leone catches his breath during a training session Sunday. 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and hes off to jail for the next 56 months. Leone certainly knows he should have never been on the water that day with his friends, whom he said when the three were together, trouble always followed. I should have known better, he said. I should have never even gone out there. Yet, he did. And while hes not allowed contact with the victim, he certainly wishes he could speak to him. I would apologize over and over, he said. I certainly did not mean to hurt the guy. I have no ill will toward him; I certainly would never intend to hurt anyone. If I could go back, I would not have been out there that day. That kid got hurt bad. Leone closes his eyes, lifting his head up as the memories of the day come flooding back. Man, he said, pausing to gather his thoughts. Thats certainly the dumbest thing Ive ever done. Months after the incident, Leone still had the passion for MMA. But he knew he needed a place to train, a place he could call home, a place he could escape his troubles and past. He found it at Chris Hickmans USA Martial Arts in Ocala. We hold each other accountable, Hickman, Leones coach for the past two years, said. Were like a family here and we make sure each other is doing the right things, not only when were here training for the next fight, but when were out in the world. Hickman remembers when Leone first entered the club, a brash young man, eager to take on the world. He would walk in the doors on a daily basis, training up to 3 1/2 hours per day as long as his schedule allows. That was typical of most young kids who walk through the door, Hickman said. But Tonys really matured in the past couple of years; he has a better understanding of family than when he got here. These guys know I dont want them in here all day long; that they need to spend time with family. Thats important. Humility is another lesson Leone has learned well, Hickman said. Because of state regulations regarding MMA bouts, a person just cannot enter the professional world until theyve completed five amateur bouts. Leone has three and is set to compete in his fourth fight Saturday night in Ocala. His bout will be the headliner in the World Cage Warriors (WCW) Redemption event set to begin at 7 p.m. at the Ocala Entertainment Complex at 1227 S.W. 17th Ave., Ocala. It was in Leones first professional fight a kickboxing match Leone took his lumps, losing to his opponent. He doesnt like losing, Hickman said. But I think he learned a lot from that fight. He certainly grew as a person after that. Hickman sees a bright future in the world of MMA fighting for Leone, because of his work ethic and dedication. Several pro level fighters train at the facility and when a sparring partner is needed, Leone is there. You never have to wonder if hell be there, Hickman said. If Tony says hes coming, you can count on him. Hickman said Leone fares well against the competition, whether its against the pros or the amateur fighters hes training with. He wants to get better, Hickman explained. Leone knows full well, he has his strengths and weaknesses. He said he leans a lot on his prep wresting background and does well when it comes to the boxing aspect. However, Leone explained, he still has much to learn when it comes to the martial arts aspect of the sport as well as submission holds. Most importantly, he said, is pacing himself in the opening round. I go in the first round and punch myself out, he said, noting hes 3-0 in MMA fights with a TKO, knock out and decision. I just need to learn to control my emotions in the opening round, save myself for those later rounds. Leon, who competes in the 155-pound division, said his long-term goal is to enter the professional ranks. When that happens, he said hes unsure because he wants to take the right approach to making the move from the amateur ranks to the professional circuit. Its very reachable, he said of fighting professionally. People like excitement, its hard to get in a pro league and be a boring fighter. Im gritty, Im trying to make you work when youre in the ring with me. Im an in-your-face fighter; youre going to know Im there the whole time. Though he has bravado when it comes to his fighting, Leone said hes currently in talks with Santa Fe Community College about enrolling there with hopes to study nutrition. You never know what could happen in fighting, he said. You could get injured badly and your career is over, so I want to be able to do something else just in case. And in nutrition, I could certainly be able to help other fighters out in terms of their eating habits. 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Thanksgiving eve service set at NOBCNorth Oak Baptist Church in Citrus Springs will host a special Thanksgiving eve service at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23. Child care will be provided. North Oak Baptist Church is at the corner of North Elkcam Boulevard and North Citrus Springs Boulevard in Citrus Springs. For more information, call 489-1688.Church to host special Thanksgiving serviceJoy Lutheran Church will host a Thanksgiving eve service at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, at its church at 7045 S.W. 83rd Place on State Road 200 in Ocala. For more information, call (352) 854-4509, ext 221.Church of the Advent slates holiday servicesEpiscopal Church of the Advent will host a Thanksgiving day service at 10 a.m. and its schedule for Christmas services is as follows: Christmas Eve, 5 p.m. Family Service, Holy Eucharist. Christmas Eve: 10 p.m. Solemn High Candlelight Mass. Christmas Day: 8 and 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist. New Years Day Sunday Services: 8 and 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist. Church of the Advent is at 11251 S.W. County Road 484, Dunnellon, 1.2 Miles west of State Road 200. For more information, call 352-465-7272. In twenty-four hours, I will be seated with my family and friends around the Thanksgiving table. Why is it on Thanksgiving we give ourselves permission to gorge ourselves to the point of semi-consciousness? The difference between consciousness and semi-consciousness is that with semi-consciousness you feel like you have been run over by a semi-truck. Of course, a great thing about Thanksgiving is the fabulous dinner spread, surrounded by family and friends. It is truly a time to give thanks to God for the manifold blessings he has showered on us throughout the year. Although there have been a few drought times during the past year, Gods showers of blessing always came at the right time. Thanksgiving Day is for the diet-challenged person. Nothing is more challenging to me than my diet. And of this in particular I am most grateful for Thanksgiving. It is the one day of the year I can toss caution to the wind (which is the only exercise I get on Thanksgiving) and forget my diet carefully supervised by the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage. It is not that I take advantage of the situation okay, so I do take advantage of the situation. However, that is the glorious aspect of holidays like Thanksgiving. The person, me in particular, can get away with things that the rest of the year would be impossible. And Im not just thinking of that second piece of pumpkin pie. The second great thing about Thanksgiving is the day after. The business community refers to this day as Black Friday. They mean, of course, it is a day when they turn their ledger from red to black. Whoever invented the shopping frenzy associated with the day after Thanksgiving should be congratulated and offered the Nobel Peace Prize. Black Friday in our home is when my wife and our daughters leave the house early in the morning to spend the entire day shopping and I get the opportunity to black out for the entire day. If I may say so, it is a glorious day of loafing. The feast like we usually have on Thanksgiving Day requires at least one full day of concentrating and allowing the meal to digest, no matter how long it takes. The older I get the longer it takes my digestive system to complete its work. My philosophy is, dont rush the process. Im all for cooperation. I believe this world would get along much better if everybody would just cooperate. I set the example by cooperating with my digestive system for the entire day. I have found the best way to assist my digestive system is to spend the day loafing. And I have managed to bring loafing to a finely developed art. It has taken years for me to get to this point of expertise. Throughout the years, I have developed12 Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 OUT TO PASTOR After Thanksgiving feasting comes the loafing Church to host craft fair Special to the Riverland NewsJill Booth and Joan Zemblowski of St. Johns Craft Group show some of their homemade crafts at last years annual Altar & Rosary Society of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Craft Fair, which is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, in Father Stegeman Hall. The Church is on the corner of U.S. 41 and State Road 40, north of Dunnellon. For more information, call Pat at 489-1984. CHURCH EVENTS Rev. James Snyder See PASTOR page 13 Dunnellon Presbyterian Church Jeffrey W. Welch, Pastor 20641 Chestnut Street Corner of Chestnut & Ohio Streets In The Historic District 489-2682 Sunday Worship . . . . . . . . . 8:30 AM Sunday School . . . . 9:45 AM Worship . . . . . . . . 11:00 AM Nursery Provided For All Servic es dunnpreschurch@bellsouth.net 000986N 0008KOP Christ-Centered Bible -Believing SUNDAYS 10 am . . . . . Bible Classes 11 am . . . . . Worship Service 5:30 pm . . . Evening Praise Service Lighthouse Baptist Church New Sunday Evening Series What On Earth Is Going On In The World? This is an informative and prophetical look at the Bible and our times WEDNESDAYS 5:30 pm . . Music Rehearsal 7 pm . . . . Bible Study & Prayer In Citrus Springs 974 W. G. Martinelli Blvd. On the corner of W.G. Martinelli Blvd. and Citrus Springs Blvd. (352) 489-7515 Rev. F. Jess Burton, Pastor Cell Phone 352-208-3055 0009R66 0009VC4 CANADIAN MEDS Quality Medications, Low Prices Viagra 100mg $4.00 ea. P lavix 75mg 100 ct $77.00 Nexium 40mg 100 ct. $88.00 Lipitor 100 ct. $99.00 WE SHIP ANYWHERE IN THE U.S.A. Call for a FREE quote today 7380 SW 60th Ave., Ste #1, Ocala 237-0021 Locally Owned and Operated NEW CUSTOMERS PRESENT THIS AD AND GET $10 OFF! On RX Drugs 000986A Calvary Baptist Temple 21841 S.W. Marine Blvd. Rainbow Lakes Estates Sunday Sunday School.............9:45 a.m. Worship Service.........11:00 a.m. Evening Service..........5:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting............7:00 p.m. Every 4th Sunday......5:00 p.m Share, Praise & Fellowship Pastor Jamie Parker 352-489-8962 Please Join Us As We Worship In His Name 7525 S. Highway 41, Dunnellon 352-489-3166 Saturday Reconciliation . 3:30 PM Saturday Vigil . . . . . . . . . 4:30 PM Sunday . . . 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM Sunday Spanish............ . . Noon Mon. Thru Fri . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 AM Holy Days . . 8:00 AM and 7:00 PM www.stjohncc.com 000986J MASSES Catholic Community of St. John the Baptist Father Emmanuel Akalue, Pastor Peace Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Rev. Terry L. McKee, Pastor Sunday School & Adult Bible Class 9:00 A.M Sunday Worship Service 10:00 A.M Wednesday Bible Study 10:00 A.M Wednesday potluck & Bible Study 6:30 PM 0009875 The Church On The Hill 5 miles North of Dunnellon US Hwy 41 at Highway 40 489-5881 www.PeaceLutheranOnline.org Peace Lutheran Church Dunnellon Seventh-day Adventist Church Welcome To Our Services Hwy. 41 & Hwy. 40 Saturday Sabbath School . . 9:30 AM Sermon . . . . . . . 11:00 AM Tuesday Bible Study . . . . . 4:00 PM For more information: 352-489-3455 www.dunnellonsdachurch.com 000986T D UNNELLON F IRST U NITED M ETHODIST C HURCH 21501 W. Highway 40 Rev. Eddie Fulford, Pastor Sunday Traditional Worship 8:00 AM With Communion Each Week Contemporary Worship 9:30 AM Traditional Worship 11:00 AM Nursery At All Services Sunday School 9:30 AM & 11:00 AM Sharing Gods Light 352-489-4026 www.SharingGodsLight.org 000986W 0006ZUU U nitarian U niversalists 7633 N. Florida Ave. (Route 41) Citrus Springs N a t u r e C o a s t 465-4225 WWW NCUU ORG SUNDAY SERVICES 10:30 A.M. W HERE REASON & RELIGION M EET GLBT WELCOME China House China House China House D INING T O G O OR E AT -I N (352) 522-0008 (Next to Subway) 0009VSW 11352 N. Williams St. (Sweetbay Plaza) Please Call (352) 489-9763 China Wok Buffet China Wok Buffet China Wok Buffet LUNCH $ 6.65 DINNER $ 8.85 SEAFOOD NIGHT Every Thursday 5185 A W. Dunnellon Rd. Dunnellon (352) 489-8040 0009VUC TERMITE & PEST CONTROL STAR BED BUGS IN DUNNELLON? BED BUGS IN DUNNELLON? Yes, but we treat for them and we have travel spray. 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the finesse associated with total loafing that should be recorded somewhere. My expertise in this area is most remarkable for the simple fact that I only get to practice this one day out of the year. I can assure you that one day is intensely devoted to the strenuous activity of loafing. If you promise not to let this get back to you know who, I do get in an odd day every now and again to practice for this day. Nobody can reach the pinnacle of success I have on this matter without some kind of practice throughout the year. I am completely devoted to my art, as any other artist would be. In case someone gets the wrong idea about all of this, let me assure you that loafing has certain health benefits. Of course, if I am caught practicing my loafing when my wife has instructed me to do some things around the house, it has an adverse effect on my health. The key here is to practice loafing when your wife is out of the house shopping the entire day, which is why Black Friday was invented. It is a proven fact that most of the people in our country today are overworked and totally stressed out by their lives. In spite of all the technology available to us, we are a nation that has forgotten how to rest. Years ago in our country, when we were more Christian than we are today, we set aside Sunday as the day of rest. That has completely gone by the wayside as we became a culture of 24/7 activity. The only solution all our experts have come up with is to pop a pill and keep on going. A friend of mine has a marvelous saying, Either come apart and rest a while, or you will simply come apart. I like that. Jesus said something similar. Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. (Matthew 11:28-30 KJV.) We have learned how to feast and our buffet table is loaded with goodies. Perhaps it would be a good time to take some time to rest and let our soul settle and digest the rich blessings of god.The Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, 1471 Pine Road. He and his wife, Martha, live in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 352-687-4240, or email jamessnyder2@ att.net. The church website is www.whatafellow ship.com. Cecidio Damico, 77Cecidio Joe Damico, 77 of Dunnellon, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011 at the Legacy House in Ocala. He is survived by his wife, Rose; two daughters, Pamela Antoniello and Lisa Slattery. A celebration of life memorial mass was offered on Monday, Nov. 21, 2011 at 10 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon provided information. Michael James Lovullo, 41Michael James Lovullo, 41, Inverness, died at home on Monday, Nov. 14, 2011. Survivors include his wife, Sarah (Ober) Lovullo; three children, Kyleigh Lovullo, Joshua and Ashley Lovullo, both of Edna, Texas; mother, Dawn Columbo, Morriston; one brother, Timothy Columbo and wife, Renae of Deer Park, N.Y. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness, provided information.Thomas Austin Gunther, 89Thomas Austin Gunther, 89, of Dunnellon, died peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 at his summer home in Birch River, W.Va. Born in 1922, he grew up during the great depression, the second-oldest of six siblings Mary E. and Austin T. Gunther. Mr. Gunther was a United States Marine Corps combat veteran in the in the Pacific theater of World War II. He served from the years of 1942 to 1946 and was honorably discharged as a Corporal. He served as a mortar crewman in the initial landing of the Third Marine Division at the Empress Augusta Bay area on then-Japanese held Island of Bougainville, British Solomon Islands. Mr. Gunther worked as a carpenter and real estate agent and later opened Gunther Real Estate brokerage in Freehold, N.J. He was a past president of the Freehold Lions Club and a Life Member of the VFW and USMC League. He was an avid football fan and enjoyed RVing, gardening, fixing things, and building everything from cabinets to homes. He was preceded in death by his son, William A. Gunther, and daughter Michelle Catania. Surviving are his wife, Angela; son, Glenn J. Wilkins; daughters, Mary Lou Matthews, Gina Georgiano, Angela Rose and Maggie L. Gunther; sister, Doris Hayes; several nieces and nephews; 12 grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren. A gathering of family and friends will be held at 847 Waterworks Rd. in Freehold Township on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011 from 1 to 4 p.m. At the request of the family, donations may be made in Mr. Gunthers honor payable to the Michelle Catania Childrens Theater Program, care of Center Players, 35 South Street, Freehold. Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 13 Famous Golf, Burger & Beer 0009VQZ 6933 SW 179 Ave. Rd. (352) 522-0309 www.juliettefalls.com 15 miles West of I-75 on SR 40 in Dunnellon Limit one coupon per group. Expires 11/30/11 Before noon $ 40 00 + tax $ 35 00 + tax After noon or only OBITUARIES CHURCH EVENTS Christians United in Christ ReunionChristians United in Christ will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday Dec. 6, at Lighthouse Baptist Church at 974 W. G. Martinelli Blvd., on the corner of W. G. Martinelli Boulevard and Citrus Springs Boulevard, Citrus Springs. Among the participants will be: Pastor F. Jess Burton; Dr. Abram Robinson; Lante Thompson, New Second Bethel Baptist Church; Hearts to Hands Deaf Ministry: Pastor Lynn Fonfara, Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church; Pastor Doug De Respiris, Lifepoint Family Church, Homosassa; Pastor Jeff Hall, Reflections Church, Citrus Springs. All denominations are welcome to join in praise and worship. Refreshments will follow the service. For more information or directions, call Jerry and Marlene Rubino at (352) 489-4934.Holiday Cookie Walk scheduled Dec. 10First Congregational United Church of Christ will host its annual Holiday Cookie Walk from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Enrichment Center at 7171 S.W. State Road 200. Decorated bags provided; choose your own cookies for $3.50 per dozen or $6 for two dozen.Life Lessons, the Christmas StoryA special program of music will be presented by the First Congregational United Church of Christ chancel choir at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 11. The featured scripture and accompanying Christmas Carols will deal with life lessons learned from the Christmas Story. The church is at 7171 S.W. State Road 200.Christmas Program set Dec. 13 at UCCFirst Congregational United Church of Christ will host an afternoon of holiday music and storytelling at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, at its church at 7171 S.W. State Road 200. 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14 Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 Ashley DeRose, 2, is decked out with appropriate safety equipment. Children participate in a coloring contest for door prizes. Photos by Jeff Bryan, Riverland NewsYouths and parents watch Joel Hickman, Pro Sportbike freestyle entertainer, perform at the fourth annual Bicycle Rodeo, hosted by the Dunnellon Police Department. More than 60 area youths registered to participate in the event, the most since the department beg an hosting it four years ago. WTI law enforcement academy student Dominic Hills provides some instruction to Malek Ellawand and his sister, Yasmina, as their mother, Suha, right, gives some encouragement. Cade Arnold enjoys a big bite of cake prior to going through the course.

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Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 15 Nine-year-old Meagan Siegfried zips through one of the courses challenge stations under the watchful eye of Dominic Hills. Hickman lifts his feet into the air while popping a wheelie. Photos by Jeff Bryan, Riverland NewsDunnellon Middle School eighth-grader Dustin Houlker, center, prepares to interview Joel Hickman, while Shelby Webb and Ryan Foster set up the video camera. The students are part of Beth Woods video production class and were on hand Saturday to film the bicycle rodeo for the Dunnellon Police Department. The class is partnering with the agency to make a recruiting video. For more about this, see the Dec. 1 edit ion of the Riverland News. Josephine Kidney shows the proper hand singal when making a stop during one of the stations. Britton Cottrell, right, fits Jasmine Cerniglia with a helmet prior to going through the course at the bicycle rodeo. Gavin Hickey, left, his father, Dustin, and sister, Taylor, watch Hickman perform.

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16 Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 FAMILY FEATURES Youve heard of big things in small packages. This holiday season, try big flavor in small bites paired with excellent wine. The latest trend in holiday hosting ties together hearty hors doeuvres with carefully selected wine samplings. Pairing small bites with different varietals not only complements flavor, it also makes your gourmet appetizer experience something guests will remember well into the New Year. And when it comes to apps, just remember every hosts must-have staple: the California black ripe olive. Theyre mild in flavor, versatile and perfect for dressing up any dish. To pair, tis the season for Frei Brothers Reserve. The winerys Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon are sourced from each varietals ideal growing appellation within Sonoma County. Here are three easy and irresistible recipes pairing California black ripe olives and Frei Brothers Reserve for the holidays. For more delicious California black ripe olive recipes, visit www.calolive.org.Miso-Glazed OlivesStart to finish: 20 minutes Servings: 12 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger 1 1/2 tablespoons white miso paste 1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar (unseasoned) 1 teaspoon honey Pinch crushed red pepper flakes 2 (6-ounce) cans large California black ripe olives, well drained Toasted sesame seeds and chopped chives Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute. Stir in ginger, miso, rice vinegar, honey and red pepper; cook for 5 minutes more. Stir in olives and cook for a few minutes or until olives are warm and nicely glazed. Transfer to a decorative bowl and garnish with sesame seeds and chives. Serve with toothpicks. Pair with 2009 Frei Brothers Reserve Russian River Valley Chardonnay.Black Olive Risotto BallsStart to finish: 1 1/2 hours Servings: 8 to 10 appetizers 2 tablespoons butter 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 medium shallots, chopped 1 cup Arborio or short grain rice 1 (32-ounce) container chicken stock, warmed 1/2 cup Frei Brothers Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1 1/3 cups freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano, divided 1/4 cup minced sun-dried tomatoes (preferably smoked) 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 1 (2.2-ounce) can sliced California black ripe olives, drained and coarsely chopped Freshly ground pepper to taste 1 cup panko breadcrumbs 1/2 cup flour 2 eggs, beaten Olive oil cooking spray Melt butter in a large skillet. Add garlic and shallots; cook over medium heat for 5 minutes. Stir in rice and cook for 2 minutes more. Add chicken stock, 1/2 cup at a time, adding more when broth has been absorbed, stirring frequently. When all broth has been used, stir in mozzarella, 1/3 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano, sun-dried tomatoes, basil, olives and pepper. Let cool, then cover and chill for at least 1 hour or until firm. Roll mixture into 1 1/2-inch balls. Stir together bread crumbs and remaining Parmigiano-Reggiano. Roll each ball in flour, then in beaten egg, then in bread crumb mixture. Let stand for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 375F. Place risotto balls on a baking sheet and spray liberally on all sides with olive oil cooking spray. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown, coating with olive oil spray every 10 minutes. Serve warm with marinara sauce. Pair with 2009 Frei Brothers Reserve Russian River Valley Sauvignon Blanc.Cabernet-Braised Short RibsStart to finish: 3 1/2 to 4 hours Servings: 8 to 10 appetizers 4 bone-in beef short ribs (about 2 pounds) Sea salt and freshly ground pepper 3 tablespoons diced pancetta 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup each: finely chopped onion and celery 1/4 cup each: finely chopped fennel and carrot 1 tablespoon flour 1 1/2 cups Frei Brothers Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 3/4 cup beef stock 1 teaspoon each: dried thyme and rosemary 1 (2.2-ounce) can sliced California black ripe olives, drained 3 tablespoons tomato paste Season short ribs with salt and pepper. Sear on all sides in a large saucepan over high heat. Remove from pot and set aside. Add pancetta, garlic, onion, celery, fennel and carrot; cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, for 10 minutes. Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute more. Add wine, stock, herbs, olives and tomato paste, scraping up any browned bits on the bottom of the pan with a wooden spoon. Return short ribs and any juices to the pan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer over very low heat, covered but with the lid cracked, for 2 1/2 hours. Remove cover and simmer over medium-high heat for 30 minutes more or until ribs are very tender and sauce has thickened. Gently shred beef and place dollop of shredded beef atop Olive Potato Pancake and serve. Pair with 2008 Frei Brothers Reserve Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.Olive Potato PancakesStart to finish: 35 minutes Servings: 8 to 10 appetizers 3 pounds Russet potatoes, peeled 1 cup snipped fresh chives 2/3 cup flour 1 2.2-ounce can chopped California black ripe olives 2 teaspoons garlic salt Freshly ground pepper to taste 4 eggs 4 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided Coarsely grate potatoes and place in a bowl of ice water to keep from discoloring. Stir together chives, flour, olives, garlic salt, pepper and eggs in a medium bowl. Drain potatoes and firmly squeeze out excess moisture; stir into egg mixture. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over mediumhigh heat until very hot. Spoon 1 heaping tablespoon of potato mixture for each pancake into skillet. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes per side, flattening with the back of a spatula and cooking until golden brown and crisp on both sides. Repeat with remaining oil and potato mixture. Place a spoonful of Cabernet-Braised Short Ribs onto each pancake. withsmallpours andsmallbites 50/50 Give Back The holidays are a time for giving. But at Frei Brothers Reserve, giving back happens year round. For every acre planted in Sonoma County vineyard, the winery leaves another acre untouched. In addition to enhanc ing wildlife corridors, the 50/50 Give Back policy also reduces soil erosion and improves irrigation systems. To learn more, visit www.FreiBrothers.com. Its nice to be involved in the process, he said, noting this project will be reviewed by federal officials. If it meets their standards, he said, it will likely mean the airport wont miss out on getting entitlement funding for future projects. Helms noted the project was due. The lifespan of a runway is generally 20 years. The reconditioning of the east-west runway should hopefully extend the life of that runway for another 5 to 10 years, Helms said. That of course allows us not to have to both runways at once, he explained. As part of the project to repave the 60-plus year-old facility, engineers milled the northsouth runway to the concrete first used when the airport was built in 1943 as a training facility for soldiers in World War II. Once the milling process was completed, cracks were sealed in the concrete and a new layer of asphalt was put down as well as extended to the magic number of 5,000 feet. While the longer runway wont allow for larger aircraft it makes safer for the current crafts that use the facility. It better accommodates light business jets, Helms explained. Most importantly Helms explained is the importance of attracting new aviation-related business. Its important in that it can help in potentially attracting more clients, he said. They see those fresh black runways, it catches your eyes, Helms said. In the past we have had jet operators express interest in using the facility if the runways were redone; whether there is still interest remains to be seen. JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsEngineers recently completed a portion of a project at the Dunnellon-Marion County Airport, repaving Runway 05-23, the north-south runway, as well as extending it 59 feet to give it a total length of 5,000 feet. The second portion of the project includes putting a pavement dressing conditioner and altering Runway 09-27 by one degree. 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NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-captioned action, the Clerk of Court will sell the property situated in Marion County, Florida, described in attached Exhibit A, at public sale, to the highest bidder for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room of the Marion County Judicial Center, 110 NW 1st Avenue, Ocala, Florida 34475, at 11:00 a.m., on December 6, 2011 in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. The court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time of sale shall be published as provided herein. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on October 11, 2011. DAVID R. ELLSPERMANN, Clerk of the Circuit Court (Seal) By: /s/ E. Bridges, Deputy Clerk EXHIBIT A Agents File No.: McDonald Lot 25, Block 5 of OCALA PARK ESTATES, UNIT 1, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book G, Page(s) 109, of the Public Records of Maron County, Florida And Lot 14, Block 8 of OCALA PARK ESTATES, UNIT 2, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book H, Page 18, of the Public Records of Marion County, Florida. November 24 and December 1, 2011. Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Lien Notices 251-1124 RIV12/8 SalePUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE : Superior Towing/C&M Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 12/08/2011, 9:00 am at 36 NE 8th St., Ocala, FL 34470, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Superior Towing/C&M Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1G8ZG8287SZ276771 1995 SATURN Nov. 24, 2011. 252-1124 RIV12/15 SalePUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE : Superior Towing/C&M Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 12/15/2011, 9:00 am at 36 NE 8th St., Ocala, FL 34470, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Superior Towing/C&M Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1GTEC14H1SZ511881 1995 GENERAL MOTORS CORP Nov. 24, 2011. 0009VST Announcements Advertising that Works. Put your ad in Over 100 Papers throughout Florida for one LOW RATE! Call (866)742-1373 or visit: www.florida -classifieds.com Child Care Personnel TEACHERFT or Pt, Exp. Req. 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Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Out of Town Real Estate BANK ORDERED AUCTIONS! Nov 19th-Dec 3rd AL, FL & MS. Multiple Properties Live Onsite & Live Online www.AuctionsUnited. com Proxibid.com/Auctionsu nited (800)222-5003 BANK ORDERED AUCTIONS: 174+/-Bank Owned Assets-AL, GA, NC, & TN. December 6th, 7th, & 8th-Homes, Acreage, Residential Lots & Commercial Properties-(800)323-8388 or RowellAuctions.com Out of Town Real Estate LAND LIQUIDATION 20 Acres $0 down, $99/mo. 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Stormwater education grants availablePublic and private educators wishing to teach their students about stormwater quality topics may benefit from a Marion County Office of the County Engineer grant program. Through March 30, 2012, educators serving students in unincorporated Marion County may apply for a grant under the 2011-12 Stormwater Education Grants Program. Awardees may receive up to $750 to use for stormwater/water resource projects and up to $1,000 to purchase equipment related to these projects. Interested applicants may visit www.marioncounty fl.org/stormwater.htm to download grant application instructions and forms. For more information, call Gail Mowry at 352671-8686.Church collecting box tops for educationThe Altar and Rosary Society of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church is continuing to support Box Tops for Education and Campbell Soup UPC labels for one local school. Containers for these labels can be found at Winn Dixie (ask for box at cigarette counter), Ace Hardware, To Your Health Spa and in the Narthex of St. Johns Catholic Church. For more information about this program, call 489-5954. Rainbow Springs Country Club BridgeResults of play from Nov. 15: Winners: 1. Bob Fitterman, 6,450; 2. Wilma Jester, 6,400; 3. Carol Fitterman, 5,370; 4. Wes Hanington, 4,700; 5. Nick Caspero, 4,460). Slams: Wes Hanington and Wilma Jester, 6 S. made 7. Riverland News, Thursday, November 24, 2011 19 DMS, DCA students provide Thanksgiving meals Dunnellon Middle School students and staff like to give thanks for all the good things in their lives. So our Student Council under the guidance of Mrs. Durden, and in partnership with the Dunnellon Christian Academy has provided assistance to 12 families for Thanksgiving Dinner. The families have received a full holiday meal including a large frozen turkey. To provide additional canned goods to help with their food budgets, 100 percent of the Home Rooms participated in a canned-food drive. The leadership of every teacher urging students to help those less fortunate has been uplifting to the schools moral. We well understand budget cuts to our own paychecks, less school money to spend on supplies to help our students, and cuts in personnel. But in spite of, or maybe because of these lean economic times, our community of learners has reached out to help others. Congratulations to Mr. Raine and Ms. Wood, who led their homerooms to win the food-drive competitions. Thank you to all our students for contributing to their community in such a generous fashion and to our parents for Being There as our children learn the joy of giving to those less fortunate than ourselves. Our staff has created the Angel Tree in our lobby. We try to insure that each child in the 12 families will receive a complete outfit and two wish list items. Angel Ornaments are put on the tree and we all volunteer to take one to purchase the item listed on it. Dunnellon faculty and staff are always generous while providing for students at DMS. The Student Council will assist in setting up the Angel Tree, wrapping presents and organizing food to place in the baskets for the Christmas break. Countywide testing begins immediately after Thanksgiving Break. Dunnellon Middle School will administer the November Benchmark Tests to students in Math, Language Arts and Science from Tuesday, Nov. 29, through Thursday, Dec.1. The county will use the testing to determine student academic strengths and weaknesses to prepare them for the spring FCAT. This is an important measure for our students and their instructors and we ask our parents to please make sure your student is in attendance, has enjoyed a well-balanced breakfast and a good nights rest prior to testing. The Dunnellon Middle School Administration would like to thank Ms. Cynthia Wise, Mrs. Jamie Boutwell and Mr. Nicholas Johnson and the DMS student membership of the S.A.V.E. Club (Students Against Violence Everywhere) for their superior efforts and results during Red Ribbon Week. These efforts have come to the attention of the board of directors of the Marion County Childrens Alliance and earned Dunnellon Middle School a thank you letter for their work in making our community stronger and bringing awareness about drug abuse to our student body. We are extremely proud of our students who daily make the right choice not to use drugs. Sports and Band Schedule: Monday, Nov. 28 Percussion Band Practice, 3:40 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29 Basketball Practice Schedule Boys, 3:40 to 5 p.m.; Girls, 3:40 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1 Basketball Practice Schedule Boys, 3:40 to 5 p.m.; Girls, 3:40 to 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 Washington, D.C., second payment due. 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