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SERVINGDUNNELLONANDRAINBOWSPRINGS Thursday, May 17, 2012Vol 30 No. 30 75 cents FHP: Charges pending against Dunnellon man The Front Porch restaurant serves soups, sandwiches and pie six days a week, but not on Mondays. Good thing. The popular restaurant just south of the Marion County line was closed when an out-ofcontrol Ford Explorer sideswiped a car, skidded along the shoulder of U.S. 41 and then slammed broadside into the building, a Florida Highway Patrol trooper said. Though the driver of one vehicle was airlifted to a Tampa Bay hospital and another driver transported by ambulance to a separate hospital, none of the injuries were considered life-threatening, FHP Trooper Tim Cramer said. Imagine how many people could have been killed in there, Cramer said, referring to the restaurant. The Explorer, driven by 44-year-old David Bosley of Dunnellon, came to rest in an area of the restaurant where the office is located, near a dining room and cash register. The restaurant, which has operated for 27 years, employs about 35 people. The accident occurred around 2 p.m. Gail Barr, whose mother Mary Scally owns the Front Porch, said the restaurant was empty except for a lone cleaning man who happened through the area moments before the vehicle hit. He was not hurt. Golf course owners suing city When the Dunnellon City Council approved the purchase of the Rainbow Springs Utility in December 2011, Mark Kaprelian told officials they had not done their diligence in vetting the whereabouts of water and sewer lines located on its golf course. The owner of Rainbow Springs Golf & Country Club assured the City Council as well as other officials he was certain there was a pipeline directly under the course and there was no way he was going to grant them permission to access the property despite the easement, which is on commercial property. Now, hes taking it one step further. Kaprelians company, Kasmark Inc., filed a lawsuit April 23 against the city of Dunnellon in the 5th Judicial Circuit Court of Marion County. In the suit, Kasmark seeks in excess of $15,000 in compensation, for deprivation of its constitutionally protected rights, citing Chapter 86 of Florida Statutes and inverse condemnation for the taking of private property rights protected under Article X, Section 6 and Article 1, Section 9 of the Florida Constitution as well as Articles V and XIV of the United States Constitution. According to the lawsuit, as a reEatery asks for funding via CRA Vehicle slams into Porch Swampys to open along Rainbow River Horse & Hounds Restaurant & Pub is preparing to saddle up Dunnellon, and its hoping to fetch plenty of hungry folks. The Ocala-based restaurant chain plans to open Swampys at 19773 E. Pennsylvania Ave., along the banks of the Rainbow River. The building has been the home to several restaurants, most recently Victorias on the River. The well-known, wellliked eatery has two locations in the Ocala area; the original location at 6998 N. U.S. 27 was established in 1998 and its newest location at 4620 E. Silver Springs Blvd. opened in August 2009. Wendell Landry, owner of the franchise, told the City Council at its most recent workshop May 9 theyre excited about opening a location in Dunnellon. He explained they worked out a five-year lease deal with the owner of the building with options for two additional five-year leases. He said the key drawing point was being able to find a suitable location along the Rainbow River, a draw for thousands of tourists throughout the region as well as the state. Landry told the Council the restaurant chain is hoping to be open within a month and plans to spend upward of $120,000 on improvements to the building as well as hiring up to 50 employees. However, he said, while the restaurant can do it alone, Landry added it would be helpCity pays tribute to city icon For years, residents and visitors to Dunnellon could always visit Dinkins General Feed Store. The closing of the store in June 2010 ended that era; and months later the community lost a large piece of its heart and history when Chaplain A. Dinkins III passed away, leaving behind a legacy and a pair of shoes no one is likely to ever fill. But on Monday morning, 19 months to the day since Dinkins died, city officials and Dinkins family members gathered at City Beach. Families, who for generations could always make a trip to Dinkins, have a new place to go when they want to go to Dinkins the Chaplain A. Dinkins III Memorial Park. Mr. Dinkins was always so inspiring to us, said Pastor Michael T. Murphy Sr., a former resident who still owns a house in town. I remember when the family made the decision to close the store; that was hard on everyone, especially them. But we respected their decision. I remember growing There would be no rebellion this year at the 11th annual Marion County Student Media Festival on Friday at West Port High School. Indeed, the empire that is Dunnellon Middle School still reigns supreme when it comes to ruling the yearly countywide media awards show. Overall, Dunnellon Middle School students captured 21 awards, including top honors in Best of Show, in 12 categories. A year ago, DMS students brought home 22 awards on a night when members of the 501st Legion, a group of Star Wars fans who dress the part made an appearance on the Red Carpet. In addition to a victory in the top category, DMS brought home six additional first-place trophies, five runner-up accolades and seven third-place awards. DMS swept the Book Trailer category and in six other divisions brought home two top three finishes. Those students, part of the team to bring home Best of Show honors, included: Kelsi Reddy, Cynthia Boley, Travis Colston, Johnathan Cristello, Connor Denmark, River Irwin, Cullen Neely, Juan Ramos, Samuel Torres and Austin Weiner. The kids were really excited, Beth Wood, DMS Video Production teacher, said. All the trophies returned to school, this morning. Some of the kids took Kasmark Inc. seeks minimum of $15,000 in damages JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See SUING page 15 MIKE WRIGHT For the Riverland News See VEHICLE page 17 JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsLaRue Dinkins, right, waves to the crowd after she and her sister, Mary Virginia, unveil the new sign renaming CIty Beach as Chaplain A. Dinkins III Memorial Park. Helping the Dinkinses are Councilwoman Lynne McAndrew and Councilman Dennis Evans. City Beach renamed in honor of Chaplain Dinkins See EATERY page 17 JEFF BRYAN Riverland News JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See ICON page 2 Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsDunnellon Middle Scholl studnet Samuel Torres pumps his fist after it was announced the school won Best of Show for Premonition. Standing with Torres are Johnathan Cristello, back left, Travis Colston, River Irwin and Kelsi Reddy, as their teacher, Beth Wood, watches the celebration. Dunnellon Elementary School student Lily Rouse walks off stage in shock after she and her classmates won a first-place award in Drama. Behind her are: Ashley Strosahl, Jordan Scott, Mya Smith, Breanna Aaronson and Jobe Addison. Dunnellon students capture awards at Media Festival JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See REELIN page 7
River Watch Program seeks volunteersThe Rainbow River Watch Program will start another season this spring and duties are expanding, requiring additional personnel. The Marion County Sheriffs Office is seeking more volunteers to participate in this program, which the sheriffs office sponsors. The purpose of the program is an effort to protect the Rainbow River and allow to be used in a safe and prudent manner by all. As volunteers, the primary purpose is to assist, inform and advise people regarding the rules and regulations pertaining to the river as well as provide a visual presence to discourage those who ignore safe boating procedures. All volunteers will receive necessary training to be qualified in all aspects pertaining to patrols. Those wishing to volunteer or those who need more information, should call the Dunnellon District Office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 402-6050.Agecny needs items 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. up as a boy in town and wed always say, Lets go down to Dinkins. He worked so hard. Now, though, when I come back for a visit, I can say to my family, Lets go down to Dinkins place. Plans for honoring the Dunnellon native had been in the works since his passing in October 2010. Initially, city officials had planned to rename Datesman Park, but scrapped those plans because they felt honoring Dinkins with a parking lot wasnt respectful. We applied a little wisdom, Mayor Fred Ward said, noting it was Councilwoman Lynne McAndrew who brought it to the Councils attention about renaming a parking lot. She deserves more of the credit; thank you Mrs. McAndrew. The ceremony Monday featured dignitaries and officials sharing the importance of Dinkins name being remembered, not only by todays residents who can recall stories about him, but for future generations of citizens and visitors. McAndrew and Councilman Dennis Evens, along with Dinkins sisters, LaRue and Mary Virginia, unveiled new signage stating the parks new name. Vice Mayor Stark presented the family with a proclamation. He was quite a man, quite a man, Stark said. He was a role model for the youth in this community for many years. Stark recalled when he and his wife were visiting Florida, 33 some years ago, looking for a place to relocate from New York. They stumbled upon Dunnellon in the middle of a Little League Parade, parking next to Dinkins store watching the festivities. I remember when I was a kid, thats what they did in my hometown, Stark explained about a Little League Parade. I remember my wife and I saying this is the place we wanted to be and looking over at Mr. Dinkins and he just nodded his head. Its a distinct honor and privilege to the memory of Chaplain. He was quite a man, he really was. Many of Dinkins family members were in attendance, including his brother, Lester, and his sisters, LaRue and Mary Virginia. City officials worked closely with Lester on plans for honoring his late brother. It was beautiful, Lester Dinkins said. Beauty lies in simplicity; today was simple and a very tasteful event. It was very professionally done. Lester said he put a lot of thought into what his brother would have said about the honor. He would not have expected it, Lester explained. He would have been incredibly honored. 2 Riverland News, Thursday, May 17, 2012 0 0 0 B 7 G 9 Y OUR B EST S OURCE FOR L OCAL N EWS L OCAL S PORTS C OMMUNITY E VENTS S CHOOL N EWS A ND M ORE We have four convenient ways to start your subscription! 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PHONE INTERNET TV-VIDEO 000BEXI LANDSCAPE DESIGN & INSTALLATION 857-0461 Former teammates to meet on diamond COMMUNITY EVENTS Special to the Riverland NewsFormer Dunnellon High School teammates, from left, Sami Fagan, Tori Williams and Kasey Fagan, pose for a picture earlier this year after the Florida-led Fagan squad in which both Sami and Kasey are team members, played against the Williams-led Florida Gulf Coast University. Teammates for several years while playing Little League, high school and travel ball together; the former teammates will meet on the diamond at 6 p.m. Friday in Gainesville in NCAA Regional action. JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsVice Mayor Fred Stark, right, presents Lester and Arlene Dinkins with a proclamation renaming City Beach the Chaplain A. Dinkins III Memorial Park. ICON continued from page 1
Christian Womens group to meet May 23The Dunnellon Christian Womens Connection will meet at noon Wednesday, May 23, at Springs Banquet Hall (Springs Presbyterian Church), 1060 W. Withlacoochee Trail, (County Road 39), Dunnellon. Kelly Stigliano, author and speaker, will share her story of The Greatest Love Story Ever Told. Ticket deadline is Thursday, May 17, and can be reserved by calling Dot at 465-1150 or Maggie at 465-6153. Tickets are $12 and if cancelled after May 17, the ticket must be paid for or given to a friend. Color of the month is pearls and lace; hats are optional. For more information, call Julie at 4896996. Dunnellon Garden Club to meet todayThe Dunnellon Garden Club will meet at noon today at the Dunnellon Womens Club, 11756 Cedar St. This will be the last meeting of the year. In lieu of a speaker, there will be an installation of officers, followed by refreshments. After the general meeting, there will be a Chinese Auction. Members are asked to bring new or gently used items to bid on in the auction. The Dunnellon Garden Club had its first organized meeting Jan. 3, 1952. We will meet again in the fall to begin our 61st year of gardening in Florida. For more information regarding the club, call Erline Likens at 4654656 or Sandy Robinson at 489-2785. Artist to host art workshopsArtist Sidney Ann Pitchford, a resident of Rainbow Springs, with more than 20 years of experience, will host oil painting classes from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays at Dunnellon Chamber of Commerce. Classes are for beginners to intermediate. For more information, call 465-0702. Motorists who refuse to wear their seat belts beware. The 2012 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization kicks off May 21 to help save lives by cracking down on those who dont buckle up. Dunnellon Police Department will join other state and local law enforcement officers and highway safety advocates across the country to help save more lives by strongly enforcing seat belt laws around the clock. According to the U.S. Department of Transportations National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2010 nationally, 61 percent of the 10,647 passenger vehicle occupants who were killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes overnight (6 p.m. to 5:59 a.m.) were not wearing their seat belts at the time of the fatal crash, compared to 42 percent during the daytime hours. Too many drivers and passengers on the road at night are not wearing their seat belts, and it all too often ends in tragedy, Chief Joanne Black said. Our goal is to save more lives, so Dunnellon Police Department will be out enforcing seat belt laws around the clock. Seat belt use saves thousands of lives across America each year and Dunnellon Police Department is helping spread the word. NHTSA statistics show that in 2010 alone, seat belts saved an estimated 12,546 lives nationwide. Yet, too many motorists may need a tough reminder. In 2010, 22,187 passenger vehicle occupants were killed in motor vehicle crashes, according to NHTSA, and 51 percent of them were not wearing seat belts at the time of their fatal crashes. Younger motorists and men are particularly at risk. NHTSA data shows that among teen and young adult passenger vehicle occupants in 2010, ages 18 to 34, who were killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes, 62 percent were not buckled up at the time of the crash the highest percentage of any age group. The number jumps to 66 percent when just men in this age group are included. While this years Click It or Ticket enforcement mobilization runs from May 21 through June 3, motorists should know that officers are out enforcing seat belt laws year-round. Those who choose not to wear a seat belt will feel the heat from our officers who will be out cracking down on Click It or Ticket violators. Motorists should buckle up every time they go out, both day and night, Sgt. Jacob Gonzalez said. Our officers are prepared to ticket anyone not buckled up no warnings and no excuses. Click It or Ticket. Saturation Patrols have been scheduled throughout the city May 18 and 26 and June 1 and 2. There will also be a stationary traffic enforcement event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 24 at the intersection of U.S. 41 (North Williams Street) and C.R. 484 (Pennsylvania Avenue). For more about the national Click It or Ticket mobilization, visit www.nhtsa.gov or contact Sgt. Gonzalez at 465-8510 or jgonzalez @dunnellonpd.org. 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Bruce Arnold, and Lt. Sue Webb. In honor of National Police Week, the Marion County Sheriffs Office will host a special memorial at 10 a.m. Friday at the Fallen Officers Memorial in front of the building, on the campus of the McPherson Governmental Complex at 601 S.E. 25th Ave., Ocala. The event is open to the public. DPD to participate in Click It or Ticket campaign Answers to puzzle on page 7 Rainbow River clean-up slated Saturday The Rainbow River community cleanup will start at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Rio Vista Beach Park, north of Dunnellon. Volunteers are needed to help with this cleanup and will work different sections of the river in boats, kayaks and canoes. All debris collected will be brought back to the Rio Vista Park at noon for record keeping and disposal. Afterward, food and refreshments will be served. Prizes will be awarded for the largest amount of trash collected by an individual, the largest individual item of trash recovered from the river and the most unusual item recovered. For more information or to sign-up, call Jerry Rogers at 489-4648. It is important to know how many people will participate in order to provide sufficient food and beverage for all. Rainbow River Conservation Inc. has sponsored river clean-ups since 1980. COMMUNITY EVENTS Special to the Riverland News
River views Ovation eye-opening experience, humbling too Are you for real? I f you have ever had the pleasure of meeting my mom, you would know she is kind, loving and as sweet as honey. She is the epitome of a tender, docile, generous old lady. So, can someone please tell me why my dear sweet 87-year-old mother loves to watch a good brawl? The trashier the TV show is, the better. I think she was one of pro wrestlings first fans. She would laugh herself silly over someone getting their head smashed in with a chair. Mom cant remember what medicines she takes on a daily basis, but she can tell you the schedule for TruTV. This station has shows about repo-men, people behaving badly and really stupid criminals. As their motto says nobody does dumb better than TruTV. Im not to sure how true all these so called reality shows are. Someone is always getting kicked, punched or beaten to a pulp. In the real world, if I got into a fight and smacked someone up side the head, I would be arrested, and rightly so. In TV reality world, no one gets arrested for beating the crap out of another individual. Violence is an acceptable way of life. Thankfully, I get my sense of humor from my dads side of the family. My mothers side has a vicious streak to it. They laugh hysterically when someone is in a fight. The majority of the shows are bleeped out because of the cursing. I have never enjoyed violence. My eyes are always closed when someone is getting beaten, raped or murdered. I dont find those things funny. My mother could watch it all day. When her 92-year-old sister comes to visit they watch Cops and Americas Most Wanted. They love it! I used to find Cops interesting when an officer changed the dynamics of what could possibly be a dangerous situation. After awhile I had to ask myself, can I watch one more drunken idiot get into a fight or smash into a tree? The majority of reality TV is people behaving badly. These people become famous, make millions of dollars for making fools out of themselves. Since when did we begin to idolize stupidity? Why doesnt bad behavior get punished anymore? It is as acceptable as teen pregnancy and DUIs? Its no big deal anymore. Listen, I dont want to go back to the 1950s, but I do think we need to rethink what we consider entertainment. I have to admit to never liking reality shows. The closest I get to reality TV is American Pickers on the History Channel. I told you about these two funny guys that trawl the world of hoarders looking for antiques. Theres no drama, no fighting, no cussing. The show is built around the personality of two good friends climbing into peoples trash. Speaking of trash, do we really need to see people behaving badly? Do we need to know that America has incredibly crass, vapid and stupid people living on its soil? Doesnt anyone have manners anymore? Do I need to know that my neighbors car is getting repossessed because they didnt pay their bill? How is any of that my business? How does that improve my life? Do I need to 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, May 17, 2012 RIVERLAND NEWS THE OTHER GUY LETTERS TIME TO SMILE THE JERSEY GIRL W hen we moved to Florida in 1969, Rainbow Lakes Estates was a happening place. Homes were popping up rapidly, there were three nice lakes you could swim and fish in, a clubhouse, a youth center and youngsters of all ages always outside playing. It was a pretty nice neighborhood to grow up in. All of us kids who lived there knew each other. We all rode bus No. 9 to school with the same bus driver, Annie Rae Edison, for all those years. There were a few trouble makers as in any neighborhood, but most of us were good kids and enjoyed good, clean fun. Once a week, with parental volunteers, they would open the youth center from 6 to 8 at night and we would challenge each other to ping pong and listen to 45s while munching on popcorn and other snacks. My parents volunteered often and my brothers and I didnt miss many nights of fun. There was one kid who imitated Elvis, wore leather jackets and thought he was pretty cool. His name was Ralph and he ended up being my first crush. Wonder where he is now? I hope hes doing well and still singing those Elvis songs. Every day after school, we would ride our bicycles down to the largest lake, which was called Lake Bonable, which was less than a mile from our house. The beach and water would always be full of people, some tourists but mostly locals that we all knew. That was our hangout. We would swim and then sit on the picnic tables talking until supper time when we knew we better get our butts home. Sometimes, after supper, my dad would enjoy a dip in the lake, which was a double treat for us. That meant wed get to go swimming again and hang out with our friends while our dad cooled off. Like I said, it was an innocent time back then. It seems my generation was much easier to please. We would even have movie nights and play bingo down at the clubhouse once a week. Could you imagine teenagers playing bingo now? Its almost too funny to even think about, especially when I remember that we used to win groceries. Yep, cans of beans and peas and all kinds of food items. Most of the participants were 65 and older, too. We had a blast. My husband and I took a ride out there on our golf cart last week and I couldnt believe my eyes. The largest lake where we used to swim is all gone. Two of the lakes used to connect in the middle and now theres just weeds and sand there. Not one drop of water left I felt so sad remembering what it used to be and how much fun we had. Remembering the pier where we hung out and the docks we used to jump off. After all, I had my first crush and my 16th birthday party there. What a nice way to grow up. I didnt realize how sad I would feel seeing things this way. What about all the people that bought waterfront property all those years ago? In fact, many of the lakes here in Dunnellon are now dried up, and the drought problem just keeps getting worse. Its sad really. Im going to remember things the way they were back in the 70s. They say all good things have to come to an end, but who knew that one day the lakes would be gone? Anyone know a good rain dance? Where has all the water gone? P erhaps I might not ever come to grips with the impact Ive made in Dunnellon or at the Riverland News. Maybe its that humility is one of my better traits and I dont realize it. Maybe its that Im too humble for my own good. For nearly the past two years, yeah its almost been that long since being offered and accepting the position of editor here, that Ive been fortunate to meet and work with some amazing people in town. There are plenty of friendships Ive made I know are for life; that no matter where my future takes me, there are certain folks here who Ill remain in constant contact with. Those types of friends are rare in life and we should hang onto them with both hands, not so we can drag them down, its so they can lift us up later in life when we fall down. So it was last Friday I had the great pleasure of being a guest presenter at the 11th annual Marion County Media Festival awards show. It was a great honor, and Im eager to be a part of it next year. Needless to say, I was as nervous as a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs. After all, we are talking live television to thousands of homes in Marion County. Have I mentioned large audiences make me nervous? Plus, and lets be honest here, this is a face made for radio. Yes, its okay for you to laugh about that. Needless to say, presenters were required to show up an hour before the show to read over their scripts, meet with their guest presenters and ask any pertinent questions. Question No. 1, and by far the most important: Do I have to wear makeup? My masculinity has strict boundaries. No pink, no makeup. Period. Kudos to Beth Wood for calming a lot of those nerves and my friends who texted me prior to the start of the show. As Wood and I discussed the show and the script, I asked her if there would be a TelePrompTer nearby in case I forgot my lines. She chuckled and said no. The veteran teacher then jokingly said I could always improvise with a line or two from Mel Brooks classic Blazing Saddles, particularly the scene when the new sheriff of Rockridge is introduced to the towns residents. Excuse me while I ..., sorry Im digressing. Now, if you havent seen this classic, I wont ruin the scene for you; however, I encourage you to see the movie to understand the whole picture. Needless to say, as my co-presenter, Dr. Diane Greene, the assistant superintendent of the school district, and I made our way to the waiting area, we shared a few laughs about being presenters for the special occasion. As we approached the stage waiting for our respective introductions and our names were called out, there was a roar that took over. Dr. Greene looked at me and quipped: I didnt know I was with a star. Im pretty sure I was three shades of red at this point in time, with an ear-toear grin. As we set up shop at the podium, in front of a packed house, cameras pointed in our direction, Dr. Greene told the audience she was honored to be next to a star. Then I heard a very distinct voice in the audience shout out Jeffrey! Theres only one person who can cut through the noise of a room full of elementary school students like that, Dunnellon football coach Frank Beasley. I have to admit, I was blown away by the ovation I received. Perhaps in my Kathleen Wallace Jeff Bryan Audrey Beem See SMILE page 5 A different opinion than that of the paper This letter is in response to the No side is right in this fight editorial published May 3. I am a very strong supporter of the Riverland News; however, in this case I believe they are a bit misguided. Your comment that there are people in Rainbow Springs that want to boycott Dunnellon is like me saying all carriers of the Riverland news are incompetent because your carrier threw my paper in the ditch. We have people that have already made the decision to totally boycott Dunnellon. We have advised against that action in variety of ads in the paper and emails within the community. There are in excess of 5,000 people that reside in this area, each has their own mind. Lets clear all the mud out of the water and get rid of all the red herrings. Now lets analyze the issue of the purchase of Rainbow Springs Utility by the City of Dunnellon period. We will go through each phase and let the readers decide right or wrong. Purchase of Rainbow Springs Utility Perfectly legal at this time. No points for Dunnellon or Rainbow Springs on this one. Twenty-five percent surcharge On Dec. 21, 2011, at the City Council meeting, the engineer from Kimley-Horn & Associates reported that he had examined Rainbow Springs Utility and found it to be well maintained an in good order. Shortly thereafter, Mayor Fred Ward announces the we will charge the 25 percent surcharge anyhow, because we can. No discussion of why this surcharge was needed to better service these new customers. The system was in good working order. Fast forward to the informational meeting April 25 at St. John the Baptist Church to clear up question about the surcharge among other issues. This same firm now has a plan to fix all the problems at Rainbow Springs Utility. I dare you to look at yourself in a mirror and find fault with Rainbow Springs. Rainbow Springs 1, Dunnellon 0. Tiered Water Rates (one dollar per 100 gallons. The city of Dunnellon claims that these rates are needed to promote water conservation in the area. Look at Dunnellons water rates compared to other nearby communities and again dig out that mirror. If you water nothing outside of your home, 4,000 gallons will work for some families. Dunnellon: 0 to 4,000 gallons, $1.85; 4,000 to 8,000, $4.02; 8,000 to 12,000, $6.63; 12,000 to 20,000, $10.61. Belleview: 0 to 7,000 gallons, $2.08; 8,000 to 20,000, $2.50; 21,000 to 30,000, $3.21; 30,000-plus, $4.22. Inverness: 0 to 10,000 gallons, $2.15; 10,000 to 20,000, $2.30; 20,000 to 30,000, $2.50; 30,000-plus, $3. Crystal River: 0 to 5,000 gallons, $2.17; 6,000 to 10,000, $2.89; 11,000 to 15,000, $4.34; 16,000-plus, $7.61. Accountability The residents want to See LETTERS page 5 See OTHER GUY page 5
M ay so far has been drier than usual, and the rain that does build seems to have a way of missing this area. The warmer weather is the signal for bugs to begin to appear. Chinch bugs, caterpillars, grasshoppers and scale insects are to be seen, along with beneficial bugs like ladybirds, butterflies and bees. It is important to be careful using insecticides. Overuse seems to make bad bugs build a resistance to poisons, and good bugs seem to weaken and decline in numbers. The bad bugs become less controlled, more sprays, and insecticides are used, and the good bugs pay the price. Spider mite can become active in May, and watering with a strong stream of water can help wash them off. Systemics are the other control unless you wish to try organic oil sprays or neem oil. This needs to be applied early in the morning so the sun does not burn foliage. One cheap homemade insecticide, fungicide I was told about is 1/3-cup Murphys soap, and 1 tablespoon baking soda mixed with a gallon of water. This mix applied early in the morning will help control bugs and be dry before the heat of the sun burns the leaves. One important task in the garden is to prune and cut trees, which could pose a threat during the hurricane season. We have been lucky the past few years, but it is important not to be complacent and cut loose limbs or branches that could cause damage. Make sure you remove the cut material, as this will simply become projectiles if a hurricane did hit. If you do prune try and wait till after rain, or be prepared to water the cut back tree to encourage new growth. Some seasonal vegetables can still be sown such as spinach, southern peas, lima beans, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, turnips, yams and snap beans. I am growing herbs and have found sage, chives, basil, mint and thyme do well here. Flowers are beginning to appear, and deadheading perennials will mean longer flowering seasons. Fertilizing is important with the sandy soils. The sand here does not hold nutrients well, and watering can leach away the muchdesired food to the plant. Early morning watering is best and can be a chore, but is much needed with the low rainfall. Avoid leaving your plants with wet foliage in the night, as this is a prime way to develop fungus issues. Hope all is going well in your garden, and all the hard work is paying off. Tracy Jenner, the Riverland Gardener, can be emailed at email@example.com. be able to see where this surcharge money is being used to fix problems in the Rainbow Springs Utility. Is it being used for other purposes? Denied by city. Rainbow Springs 1, Dunnellon 0. Looks like a shutout to me. There are many issues that the fault lays in both communities, but not on this one. As stated previously, we will start our Target Boycott of merchants that use Greenlight Communications. Those that skip signing up with Greenlight will be supported by the majority of residents of Rainbow Springs. Our rights in this matter are guaranteed in the U.S. Constitution under the First Amendment. Lynn Black Rainbow Springs Dunnellon does it to Rainbow Springs againThere is no trick too mean for Dunnellon City Hall to use against our residents while stealing our savings to pay for their profligate spending and enormous debt. By now most people in Country Club Estates should have noticed that sprinklers are reaching further out into the street, toilets bang when the tank is full and the shower rinses you off much faster. Why? The evidence all points to one answer: water pressure has been ramped up in the mains. This sneaky trick makes you use more water every minute a valve is open. You may drill a well to save on irrigation, but your domestic usage is guaranteed to go higher and higher with ever increasing rates. Increasing line pressure creates a danger to each and every house in our community. When a valve closes, water, which has been rushing down a pipe, has to stop immediately. This sudden stop causes a hammer in all the lines. If this goes on for a long time, the sharp rap on every joint in the system will cause pipe failure and flooding. Have you heard any banging or thumping in the wall? Perhaps from behind a shower head? The hammer can even come from a valve closing in a neighbors house. Everyone who wants to prevent a disaster to their home should call Lisa Algiere, city manager, and Fred Ward, mayor, and demand that system pressure back to the original level. Dan Techentin Rainbow Springs Exercise groups fundraiser a huge successThe LOL womens exercise group that meets at Dunnellon Presbyterian Church wishes to extend our thanks to the Dunnellon/Citrus Springs area. You are all such compassionate, caring people. The fundraiser we recently had for Maggie McCombs, a 21-year-old student who was shot and paralyzed from the neck down was a huge success. The winner of the beautiful hand made quilt was Dottie Harvey from the Pavarottis Restaurant. We appreciate your concern and support. Joan C. Cothern Dunnellon DPD thanks community for support The Dunnellon Police Department would like to thank everyone who participated and sponsored the Kentucky Derby Party, which was held Saturday, May 5, at Abigails Caf on West Pennsylvania Avenue. Every person attending had the opportunity to enter into a chance to win some fantastic door prizes; Aarons Rental delivered recliner chairs and flat screen televisions for two very lucky VIP winners to relax in while watching the horse race. This event would not have been possible without the support from: Christina, owner of Abigails Caf, and her staff; Copps Winery, Tack Shack of Ocala, Cadence Bank, Grumbles House, Horse & Hound Restaurants of Ocala, Creations by Clovis, Balisimo Salon, Injun Joes, Always Something, Hometown Auto, Perkins Dentistry, Gruffs Tap & Grill, A to Z Liquor, Dunnellon Wine & Spirits, Gunters Feed, Penn Station Deli & Grill, Annie Johnsons, My Old New Chair, Dunnellon Animal Hospital, Tractor Supply, employees of City Hall, officers and staff from the Dunnellon Police Department. We were also visited by a rescue horse that made an appearance sporting her own Kentucky Derby style Hat. All proceeds received during the event will go to help the Special Olympics athletes. Thank you, again, to everyone for your support to our agency and the athletes of the Special Olympics. Chief Joanne M. Black Dunnellon Police Department Waiting for news about country club purchaseI just had to attend the recent meeting of the board of directors of the Rainbow Springs Property Owners Association to ascertain if anything was new in the prospective purchase or hopefully rebuff of the country club. I had forgotten that property owners have until May 18 to turn in ballots. Donald Rosselet Rainbow Springs Chamber thanks Boomtown Days sponsorsOn behalf of the Boomtown Committee and Board of Directors of the Dunnellon Area Chamber of Commerce, we would like to give a thank you to the Dunnellon community for its support of the Boomtown Days Festival 2012. We would also like to give a big thank you to the individuals and businesses for their generous sponsorship for this event. A large part of our chambers continued success is through the dedication of businesses and people such as this. Thank you to the following businesses that were sponsors for Boomtown 2012 Dunnellon: Calypso Concession, Citrus Memorial Hospital, Collier, Jernigan & Goedert, PA, Crocks Pub, Curt Bond Signs, DArville & Company Inc., Dennis Evans, Dunnellon Air & Heat, Dunnellon Chiropractic Dr Cheryl Stanley, Dunnellon Turner Florist, LLC, Fero & Sons Insurance, GiGi Hunter State Farm Insurance, Grumbles House & Antiques, Historic Village Shops of Dunnellon, Humana Marketpoint, Insurance Centre of Dunnellon, Michael H. Evans, PA, Perkins Dentistry, Rainbow River Club, Rainbows End Golf Club, Sheffield Business Services, Riverland News, Brannen Bank, Gladys Rose, Avonelle Mackerell, PA, Waste Management, Gruffs Tap & Grill, Vernon Martin Salon & Spa, Brett & Reynolds, PA, Sears Sales and Service, Stitch Niche, Bentlys Restaurant, Alecs Collision Center, Scallys Lube, Dinner Bell Motel, Crocks Pub, Front Porch Restaurant, Moores Happy Acres Ranch, Rainbow Springs Golf & Country Club, Kiwanis Club and Two Rivers End Motel. To anyone else we may have unintentionally left out, you are appreciated and we thank you. Beverly Leisure Executive Director Chamber of Commerce A big thank you to Chi Zeta sponsors The women at Chi Zeta want to thank all our sponsors for our April Card Party. Don Parsons donated two gift certificates for Bentleys Restaurant; Jon Semmes gave a free ride on his Singing Boat Tour and a certificate for the Blue Gator Restaurant; YouTopia Day Spa gave two certificates; Vernon Martin Salon donated three gift certificates; and thanks to Wal-Mart. We appreciate all their contributions, which helped make another successful fundraiser with all proceeds going to help the children in Dunnellon. Please patronize our sponsors. Betsy Davis Dunnellon What is city managers connection to Dunnellon? How is it that the Dunnellon city managers last employment was the librarian for Valpariso, Fla., she lives in Sugarmill Woods in Hernando County and has no living connection to the city of Dunnellon or Rainbow Springs, yet has the artificial authority to destroy the living environment of Rainbow Springs residents (water/sewer issue) and potentially the businesses of Dunnellon (traffic cameras)? Pete Creighton Rainbow Springs Editors Note: City Manager Lisa Aligere was the city of Valparisos city administrator who served a three-month stint as interim librarian while a search was being conducted to fill the position. Secondly, Surgarmill Woods is in Citrus County. Riverland News, Thursday, May 17, 2012 5 *D0150, D0274, D1110. The patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment, or be reimbursed for any other service, examination, or treatment that is perfo rmed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee, or reduced fee services, examination, or treatment. Cosmetic dentistry is not recognized as a specialty area by the American Dental Association or the Florida Board of Dentistry. Some restrictions may apply. 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They added I should learn to take credit for becoming involved in the community. Maybe one day Ill learn to take a little more credit. In the meantime, Im going to enjoy the ride Im on because its a pretty sweet one. I look forward to the opportunity to help out again next year and look forward to being a part of a special night for students countywide. By then, I might feel comfortable enough to improvise and excuse myself. OTHER GUY continue d f ro m page 4 Dry weather will make bugs Tracy Jenner RIVERLAND GARDENER 000BGHA Y o u r H o m e t o w n F i s h M a r k e t S i m p l y S e a f o o d LLC Tuesday Saturday 10am to 6pm Sunday 10am-3pm NOW ACCEPTING EBT Find us on Facebook SIMPLY SEAFOOD LLC 12149 S. Williams St., (Hwy. 41) Dunnellon 352-465-7887 Jumbo LOBSTER Ravioli $ 9 95 LB. while supplies last
6 Riverland News, Thursday, May 17, 2012 DHS football team to mark progress in Fridays Spring game The 2012 Dunnellon High School football program is beginning to liven up for the fall season. Practicing for several weeks now, the Tigers are going to on the prowl with the annual spring game at 7 p.m. against Columbia. Id like to schedule a few good opponent games for the season, Dunnellon coach Frank Beasley explained. Columbia is a good opponent and it will let us know where we are at with our players. After the game, us coaches will sit down and discuss what needs to be done after that. The Tigers had an intra-squad scrimmage May 12, pitting the first-string offense and defense against each other. It was a really good game, Beasley said. The main point of the game was to find the kids key positions and to also get the coaches ready for Fridays game. Dunnellon has made some major offensive changes. Instead of running its usual downhill style, The Tigers will now operate the Pistol. It puts more of the quarterback into the game and needs a lot of skills from the team, Beasley explained. A lot of new players have been added to the varsity football program this year. According to Beasley, the team is hard working, both lines are strong and we have a lot of speed. Although, the inexperience factor always plays a role into the game we are strong. Chad Smith is a new addition to the team, serving as the quarterbacks coach. Former coach Aaron Richard, who was also the offensive coordinator, is now the head coach at Chiefland High School. This summer also brings a new program to Dunnellon, a 7on-7 passing league. It has been played across the country to help football players practice their skills and prepare for the upcoming football season. The All-American 7-on-7 Youth Football Passing League is a passing and receiving program designed for the positions of quarterback, running back, receiver, tight end, defensive end, linebacker and defensive backs. There are no lineman, blocking, nor tackling. It lets us know the starters from the non-starters, Beasley said. It gives us a good game opportunity to figure out what we need to work on even when we pretty much know what we need to get better in. The football team will begin their summer workouts in several weeks allowing their players to enjoy some of their break before they begin. Tigers to host Columbia at 7 p.m. in Spring Classic Travel America Travel America Do you and your family like to travel in the summer? Whether you visit somewhere close to home or travel to the other side of the United States, you may want to consider these sites. The Gateway Arch, Missouri In December 1935, the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park in St. Louis was established to commemorate the westward growth of the United States between 1803 and 1890. The park features the Gateway Arch. It is a stainless steel structure standing 630 feet high from a 60-foot foundation and spans 630 feet at ground level. The Arch is open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Memorial Day to Labor Day. For more information, call 314-982-1410.Yellow River Game Ranch, Georgia There are more than 600 native Georgia animals, some rarely seen, on a 24-acre wildlife reserve outside Atlanta in Liburn. Deer, buffalo, sheep, kid goats, black bears and a bevy of newborn animals are waiting to be fed, admired and petted on a nose-to-nose basis. The ranch is open 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, and it is located two and one-half miles past Stone Mountain on Highway 78 East. For more information, visit the Web site at http://www.yellowrivergameranch.com/ Delaware Toy & Miniature Museum, Delaware The museum has antique and contemporary dollhouses, miniatures and sample furniture as well as dolls, toys, trains, boats and planes, both European and American, from the 18th to 20th centuries. For information on the hours and directions to the museum in Wilmington, call 302/427-TOYS or visit the Web site at http://www.thomes.net/toys/ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park, Nebraska As the first U.S. fort west of the Missouri River, Fort Atkinson was established in 1819 and played a major role in the western expansion and fur trade. The grounds open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the summer, and 9 a.m. to sunset the rest of the year. For more information, phone 402/468-5611 or visit the Web site athttp://ngp.ngpc.state.ne.us/parks/ftatkin.html Lowell Observatory, Arizona The site of many discoveries, Lowell Observatory was the first astronomical observatory in Arizona. The observatory is located in Flagstaff, where it is dark and at a high elevation, so it was a great place to study the stars and planets. The observatory has different hours at different times of the year, along with tours and evening programs. For more information, call 520/774-3358 or visit the observatory s Web site at http://www.lowell.edu/ Please note: This list only applies to the sites listed, not to any sites that may be linked. Web sites change constantly. At the time this article was written, these Web addresses worked. Some of the sites may call for software you do not have. You can still look at much of the information on the site, but you may need the software for movies. If you do need software, be sure to have your parent(s) read any software agreements before you download it. Alumni night In addition to the annual Spring game, the football team will host Tiger Football Alumni Night at 5 p.m. At halftime of the Spring game, the football program will honor all former players from the 1978 and 1979 state championship teams, host a special sign dedication and honor alumnus Ernie Mills. All tickets to the game will be $6 per FHSAA rules. For more information, call the school at 465-6745. AMANDA BARNEY For the Riverland News
them home to sleep with over weekend! Wood considered this victory to be one of the best considering the number of entries and schools. This wasa tough year: more schools, more competition, she said. I really didnt expect the kids to win Best of Show. I think sometimes, I see their videos over and over again and lose sight of how good some of them really are. Wood said Friday nights victory has students who return, looking forward to next year. I have some seventhgrade students that are already making some big plans for next year, she explained. The awards ceremony is a great way to get fired up for the coming school year. The first-place winning videos advance to regional competition. With a firstplace finish at the regional event, the videos will move and compete against other middle schools in the statewide competition. The state event has been a place for Marion County schools to excel in the past few years, having won 44 percent of the top prizes a year ago. By winning Best of Show, students also earned their school a $500 prize. Wood said like most prize money the class wins, itll go toward new equipment. Dunnellon High School students might not have won any awards for their work, but that doesnt mean they, or their teacher, Janice R. (J.R.) Latham-Smith, went home empty handed. During the event, prior to the Best of Show winners being announced, a drawing is held for a new Dell desktop computer. DHS name was drawn. I was so shocked when they called DHS, LathamSmith said. I looked at the kids and they were all laughing and cheering. I was very surprised since I rarely win any type of drawing. The computer will be put to good use by all the students. Though their eight projects did not place, LathamSmith said the students are already gearing up for next years competition. The eight projects submitted by the students were worthy of recognition and they are anxiously awaiting the scoring reports from the judges, Latham-Smith explained. By seeing the projects that won this year, they are motivated to submit more projects next year. Dunnellon Elementary students won six awards, including three first places. Students took home top honors in the following categories: Drama, Instructional and News Show. It was a good night for DES, Amy Roland, media specialist, said. We are already looking ahead to next year.Riverland News, Thursday, May 17, 2012 7 000BGY4 000BF6P The office of will be closed Monday, May 28, 2012 to commemorate Memorial Day Thank you to all our veterans and their families, past and present. We owe you an enormous debt for the freedom we treasure in this nation. Deadline for the May 31 edition will be Thursday, May 24 at the following times: All Display Advertising 12:00 pm Classified Advertising 4:00 pm 0 0 0 B F V 2 NOVIA WEST 6785 West Hwy. 40, Ocala, FL 622-1200 Serious Big Boy Toys Headquarters Savings now available to AQHA & Thoroughbred Breeders Association members. Exclusive campaign with Grasshopper. Bad Boy Mowers starting at $2999 Golf Cart Sales & Service A LL M AJOR B RANDS 2 & 4 C YCLE R EPAIRED ( 352 ) 465-6505 19140 E. Pennsylvania Avenue (AKA Hwy. 484) Dunnellon For appointment call HAIR NAILS SPRAY TANS BODY WRAPS TANNING FACIALS MASSAGE 000BGR3 We Now Welcome DONNA WISE Our Newest Nail Tech With 30 Years Experience. She joins Kristina (Hair & Nail Tech), Dani (Hair Stylist/Facials & Nails) JACLYNN SOLA (Certified Massage Therapist) MM26514 0 0 0 B E 0 8 Answers on page 3 ABOVE: An elementary school student exchanges a high-five with a Stormtrooper from the 501st Legion prior to the start of the annual Marion County Media Festival Awards Show. LEFT: DHS teacher Janice R. (J.R.) LathamSmith, left, receives assistance from Kevin Christensen, district spokesman, after the school won the drawing for a free computer. For more pictures, see next weeks edition of theRiverland News. JEFF BRYAN/Riverland News REELIN continued from page 1
R IVERLAND EDUCATION 8 Riverland News, Thursday, May 17, 2012 Camp Kiwanis continues unique program For more than 60 years, thousands of Marion County students have called Camp Kiwanis their temporary summer home. Once again, Camp Kiwanis will offer hundreds of local children a wilderness adventure in a cooperative overnight camping program sponsored by Marion County Public Schools and the Kiwanis Club of Ocala. The traditional program puts kids, ages 7 to 13, in a summer camp setting at Mill Dam Lake deep in the heart of The Ocala National Forest. The five-day camp offers a variety of activities including archery, swimming, arts & crafts, canoeing, games, sports and more. Transportation to and from camp will be provided by a single bus on Mondays and Fridays. The bus will load and unload at Marion Technical Institute (1614 S.E. Fort King St., Ocala). Families in private vehicles may also transport their campers to and from Camp Kiwanis. This years program kicks off Monday mornings and run through Friday afternoons. Four one-week sessions are being offered June 18 to 22, June 25 to 29, July 2 to 6 and July 9 to 13. Space is available for 104 campers each week. Campers may attend more than one session if space is available. Meals, instruction, and accident insurance are included in the weekly fee of $200 per student. The Marion County School Board employs Camp Kiwanis staff members; the camp director is a school district administrator, instructors are teachers, and the counselors are local college and high school students. Camp Kiwanis started in 1948. Parents and students interested in Camp Kiwanis should log on to www. CampKiwanisOcala.com to download application forms. For more information, contact the camp clerk at 352-236-5401. EDUCATION BRIEFS DHS Drama Club to stage performanceThe Hallelujah Girls will be presented by the Dunnellon High School Drama Club at 7 p.m. Friday, May 19, and at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at the Historic Dunnellon Train Depot at 12061 S. Williams St. Tickets are $5 each and sold at the door. For more information, call Dianne Sellner at Dunnellon High School at 465-6745. Joint high schools reunion slated All former students, teachers and faculty of the former Hard Rock and Booker T. Washington high schools are invited to attend the upcoming reunion May 25 to May 28. The weekend includes a meetand-greet May 25 at the American Legion Hall; Family Picnic 11:30 a.m. May 26 at the newly renovated Eugene Martin Park; Saturday evening concludes at 7 p.m. with a Recognition Program and Dance at the American Legion Hall; and a Sunday Worship Service will be at First Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Herbert Thomas of Monticello will be the spiritual messenger. Tickets are $30 per person, children 18 and younger are free. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 352-629-4851 or 4892677. Preschool approved to accept infants Harmony Preschool will expand its program and has recently been approved to accept infants; children from 6 weeks to 23 months will be accepted into the Infant Class. The preschool is also accepting 2-, 3and 4-year-olds for other classes. The preschool accepts students enrolled in the School Readiness (Vouchers) program. The Preschool is open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and wrap around care is offered for VPK students for an additional fee. For more information, stop by the Preschool at 21501 W. State Road 40, Dunnellon, (the Preschool is housed in the First United Methodist Church of Dunnellon), or call 489-9552. FUMC SPARK! Summer Camp slated The First United Methodist Church will host the SPARK! Summer Camp, for children ages 5 to 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday starting Monday, June 11, through Friday, Aug. 3. Some of the exciting activities this year will include: Messy Week, Talent Week and Silly Science Week. Water, park, and bowling field trips! The first 20 applications who make a four-week commitment will receive a $20 per week discount. For more information, call 352-489-9552. Applications for annual event available online Special to the Riverland News Business acumen According to the FBLA website, An electronic career portfolio is a collection of work in an electronic format that tells the story of an individual including achievements, growth, vision, reflection, skills, experience, education, training, and career goals. It is a tool that gives a complete picture of who you are and includes your experiences, education, accomplishments and what you have the potential to becomemuch more than just a letter of application and rsum can provide. Three Dunnellon High School Future Business Leaders and their sponsor traveled April 28 to Orlando to compete at the state level. Rebecca Strobel competed in the business communications contest; Catherine Jager competed in public speaking; and Amanda Ortman presented her Electronic Career Portfolio. Prior to the event, Ortman had learned she was already a finalist, as her work had to be submitted before the event. Ortman would present her portfolio to judges before the judges would make their final decision. The three did not remain at the FBLA State Convention to find out the results. In an effort to save money, they came home and waited to hear the results. Ortman said she stayed up Sunday night checking online to see whether her results had been posted on Twitter. It was HONOR ROLL Dunnellon Elementary School Honor Roll All A Honor Roll All three quarters Third Grade: Kylie Young, Kaylee Teehan, Hannah Devine, Kara Zenonos and Kaden Fowler. Fourth Grade: Kendall Neumann, Rebecca Lambert, Emily Fowler and Tia Ard. Fifth Grade: Aaron Morgan and Krystal Rampersaud. All, A, A/B, or B Honor Roll all three quarters Third Grade: Cameron Darnell, Kylee Follett, Gregg Morgan, Natalie Sigogo, Andrew Zenonos, Cortney Desena, Noelle Gioe, James Lenkowski, Jerek Evans, Zia Dodge, Riley Cooley, Taya Fournier, Annealeise Hall-Gutierrez, Ayden Leeds, Dale Morgan, Tyler Dellaria, Shayla Thonen, Jayme Smith, Diya Patel, Maci Raulerson, Ashley Ruiz, Micah Broker, Kaley Lauderdale, Jasmine McNicholas, Christopher Munt, Hailey Roy and Joseph Santiago. Fourth Grade: James Weber, Destiny Cason, Rosemarie Bailey, Kendazya Moore, Kiley Burrell, Corey Caruthers, Pablo Fernandez, Jada Gilbert, Caitlin Hinkley, Michael Livingston, Henry Padilla, Logan White, Jordan Wilcoxon, Hunter Bolesta, Alexa Castilla, Alyze Hernandez, Amber VonSeggern, JaQuavion Fraziars, Hailey Simmons, Christen Adams, Jacob Alvardo, Erika Cardero, Romina CurbeloRobina, Gweneviere Ivey, Austin Joseph, Rion Lett, Luis Sanchez, James Wachtveitl, Kirin Maharaj, Abigail Ayres, Enoch Torres and Jacob Dorland. Fifth Grade: Christopher Bell, Jillian Capps, Raquelle Irizarry, Kendal Waldrop, Jeramie Cristello, Arelin Padilla-Ramos, Dylan Bailey, Zachary Bones, Kayla McClure, Jabari McKenzie, Calvin Phillips, Destiny Torres-Santiago, Brandon Jaglal, Morgan Harden, Angelica Lemus, Tiana Joyner, Bethany Mills, Joshua McNicholas, Jonathan Suazo, Mason Sereda, Mandy Bernstein, Donna Martinez, Lauren Ford, Alexis Bruehl, Riley Catherwood, Grace Thompson, Amber Hahn, Maggie Barde, Ishana Maharaj and Mary Caprio. All B Honor Roll All three quarters Third Grade: Benjamin Rosado. All E Honor Roll All three quarters First Grade: Robert Gottuso, Jessica Larner, Wyatt Taylor, Aurora Tarnowski, Tena Ezperanza, Canyon Anderson, Austin Piehl, Zenora Renda and Daisa OTeney. Second Grade: Shelby Bell, Riley Boley, Morgan Metzgar, John Foglia, Alyse Hafer, Matthew Larner, Remi McGary, Madilyn Sereda, Brodric Luckey, Kyle Clark and Shelby Peebles. All E or E/S Honor Roll All three quarters Second Grade: Barrett Spates, James Whaley, Antionio DelValle, Tanner SibbaldLove, Chelsea Edmonds, Natalee Beasley, Nicholas Cicalese, Tyler Metta, Derek Pape, Karleigh Retter, Connor Whitehead and Dylan Catherwood. JULIE MANCINI/For the Riverland NewsAmanda Ortman presented her Electronic Career Portfolio at the Future Business Leaders conference April 28 in Orlando. Ortman, a senior, placed second at the state level. DHS senior places second-place at state FBL conference DMS to honor students at Academic Awards Night Dunnellon Middle School will celebrate Academic Awards Night at 7 p.m. today in the DMS Auditorium. Tonight, we will take the opportunity to share how proud we are and to thank students who have shown outstanding academic achievement during the 2011-12 school year, as well as throughout their years at Dunnellon Middle School. We celebrate their display of an excellent work ethic in obtaining their education, not only for themselves, but for their families, peers and their community. This dedication to education is why we devote a special night to say thank you to these outstanding young people. The admission is free and we invite family and friends to join us in celebrating as we say thank you and congratulations on a job well done. The month of May is Get Caught Reading month. To celebrate Get Caught Reading, Mrs. Anderson, DMS media specialist, and Mr. Glen Jones of the Media Center will sponsor a Spring DMS Book Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 18, Jane Ashman DMS Principal PRINCIPALS OFFICE See ASHMAN page 9 KAYLA REYES For the Riverland News See BUSINESS page 9
past midnight when she discovered the categories were being posted. After a nerve-wracking few days, she learned she had earned second place and had qualified to attend Nationals in San Antonio in June. This was a fact that Ortman hadnt known. She thought only first-place winners qualified for Nationals. While she received a monetary supplement to help her attend Nationals, it is still too expensive. I joined FBLA for the community service hours and to do something other than yearbook, said Ortman, who is a four-year member of the yearbook staff and editor-in-chief. Ortman quickly found out that she would be facing challenges other than earning service hours, such as taking tests and facing her fear of public speaking. Ortmans Electronic Career Portfolio was focused on graphic design. Because of yearbook, I am familiar with graphic design, so it was easy for me, said Ortman. Ortman qualified for state automatically, because she was the only one in the district to complete an Electronic Career Portfolio. A few weeks prior to attending state, she and her sponsor, Linda Molloy, learned she was a finalist. Before I went in, I was freaking out because Im not good at talking in front of people, Ortman said. As she was patiently waiting for her turn to come, she noticed how her competitors were dressed and that intimidated her because they looked more professional. When her name was finally called she went into the room were two judges sat and a few people in the audience. I presented my portfolio, but I didnt think I was talking too well, she recalled. This was the 60th FBLA State Convention, said Molloy, a business teacher at DHS who has been an FBLA sponsor for 28 years, 17 of them at Dunnellon High. I thought Amandas presentation was good, but I was worried about how she would perform in front of people, Molloy said, noting Ortman is the first state winner shes ever had. through Thursday, May 24, in the Media Center. We invite our students and parents to take a few minutes to investigate all the wonderful titles that are available for your spring and summer reading enjoyment. The DMS Book Fair gives our students and their parents the opportunity to become more engaged in reading books kids want to read at an affordable cost. The DMS Book Fair provides an avenue for your child to select their own choice of books that will motivate them to read. Reading is vital to every childs success, and it is the door opener to success for everyone. The mission is for all of us to encourage kids to read every day so they can lead better lives. Parents, please stop in Building No. 1 and sign-in prior to going to the DMS Book Fair in the Media Center, we will need a drivers license to sign you in. See you at the Book Fair! Our Dunnellon Middle School Band students Advanced, Beginning, Keyboard and Chorus under the direction of Mr. John Leschak, will present to the Dunnellon community a melodious evening during our Spring Band Concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 24, in the DMS Auditorium. Admission is free and the community is invited to come out and enjoy an evening filled with great music and to celebrate our hard working DMS musical talent. Mrs. Anderson, DMS Media Specialist, will host the last quarter AR (Accelerated Reader) recognition celebration Thursday, May 24. The recognition celebration is an afternoon reward for students who have met their AR (Accelerated Reader) goals for the quarter. Students will enjoy afternoon snacks, music and educational reading games to further reinforce their enjoyment of reading. Thank you to our students who daily push themselves a little bit further to reach their AR goals and become ever more successful. And, thank you to Mrs. Anderson for creating this quarterly event to promote reading. A great job by all involved. Friday, May 25, and Monday, May 28, Dunnellon Middle School and all of the Marion County Schools will be closed in observance of Memorial Day a holiday set aside to honor all Americans who have died in all wars. Thank you. We are very happy to report to you that more than 50 percent of our eightgrade class of 2012 attended the eighth-grade dance Saturday, May 5. Our students looked every inch the young adult men and women we know they are. We are so very proud of these young people as they conducted themselves in the highest manner of social etiquette as they danced the night away. We know everyone in attendance had a good time and left with many happy memories. We also would like to extend our sincere thanks and gratitude to Mrs. Turner, staff dance coordinator, and Annette Cohen and Natalie Romero, parent volunteers, in creating a magical ambiance for The Night at the Copacabana. Thank you to Miss Wood, staff dance photographer, and the many wonderful photographs put together into a montage we all enjoyed watching during the morning announcements. Finally, to Mrs. Wise, deejay to DMS, who kept everyone moving to great music. Thank you to everyone who assisted in making the eighth-grade dance this year a lifelong memory for our young adults. Riverland News, Thursday, May 17, 2012 9 000BGMT Bills Grill & Internet Sweepstakes Cafe Florida VFW Foundation 100 TOKENS FREE (Limit 1 offer per customer per day) 3107 W. Dunnellon Rd. (488), Dunnellon For more information call 352-489-1772 Mon. 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Minimally Invasive Surgery ASHMAN continued from page 8 BUSINESS continued from page 8 COMMUNITY EVENT Citizens for an Engaged Electorate to meet Citizens for an Engaged Electorate will meeat from 6:30 to 7:50 p.m. today at the Dunnellon Public Library at 20351 Robinson Road. The public is invited to attend. Topics of discussion for the May meeting include setting dates for voter registration around Levy and Marion counties as well as various laws introduced in Washington, D.C., concerning the defense budget and violence against women. CEE is a non-partisan group with members residing in Levy, Marion and Citrus counties. For more information, visit citizensengaged2012@ gmail.com.
10 Riverland News, Thursday, May 17, 2012 Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsDunnellon Elementary School students Melody Thomas, left, and Alexandra Johns lead students in a chant of soak them as the sc hools physical education instructors, Jennifer Bostick and Dan Werner, prepare to be doused with cups of water by dozens of students during a ye ar-end celebration marking the end of FCAT testing the schools participation in Jump Rope for Heart. DES students raised more than $6,5000 for the Am erican Heart Assocation. Third-grade teacher Vicki Vinther encourages students to get up and dance prior to seeing Dickey and Hollenbeck slimed. Principal Fredina Wilkerson interviews Dickey after the slime portion of the festivities. Students douse the schools physical education instructors, Jennifer Bostick and Dan Werner, with cups of water. Keyanna Hanchar, left, Shelby Peebles and Natalee Beasley dance with Dickey during festivities. Dunnellon Elementary School student Rosie Bailey, the top fundraiser for Jump Rope for Heart, slimes Helyn Hollenbeck, the dean of students.
Dickey rinses off Anthony Litterine, while his mother, Bonnie, the schools music teacher, watches in the background. Dickey accidentally got slime on the student. Rosie Bailey keeps a close eye on Mrs. Hollenbeck after receiving a congratulatory hug after she slimed the veteran educator. Riverland News, Thursday, May 17, 2012 11 Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsAlexis Goudie, foreground, Makenzie Ellison and Aeriel Whitaker dance to the music prior to the festivities celebrating Jump Rope for Heart and the end of the annual FCAT testing. DES teacher Jennifer Bostick tries to keep her glasses on while wiping the water from her forehead as her colleague, Dan Werner, looks on while students laugh in the background. Hailey Young smiles as she prepares to soak Bostick and Werner with a cup of water. Gina Dickey, assistant principal, gives Billie Athaide, the schools second top fundraiser, a hug after being slimed by the student.
James J. Campos, 58James J. Campos, age 58, of Dunnellon passed away on Saturday, May 6, 2012 at home. He is the loving husband of Susan L. Campos and father of Melissa (Charles) Peterson, Ryan (Christi) Campos, and Elizabeth (Jason) Gard also grandfather of 8. He is the brother of Teresa Anne Pringle and Victoria (Ronald) Covais and step son of Katharine Goode; also many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents Joe P. Campos Jr. and Joy Layman and his grandson Braden James. Family suggests donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Roberts Funeral Home 19939 E. Pennsylvania Ave. Dunnellon, FL 34432. Online obituary and condolences may be left at www.RobertsofDunnellon.com. A Celebration of life date will be posted on the website. Erlo Adelbert Branch, 86Erlo Adelbert Branch, 86, of Dunnellon died Tuesday, May 1, 2012. Mr. Branch was born Sept. 1, 1925 in White Cloud, Mich., to Clifford and Anna Branch, and after his mothers passing, was raised by his stepmother Zoe Branch. He attended Newaygo County schools where his father was the band director. He graduated from White Cloud High School and was educated at Ferris Institute. He worked as a bookkeeper for Sinclair Gas in Fremont, Mich. After moving to Largo, in 1955, he owned and operated Branch Lawn Service. He was known for his sense of humor and love of music, participating in several community bands. Erlo was an avid golfer and a member of Rainbows End Golf Club after moving to Beverly Hills. He was employed by Rainbow Springs Golf Club for 10 years until his retirement at the age of 83. Erlo was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend to many. He is survived by Faye Eloise Branch, his wife of 65 years; his children Eric Branch, Kerry Ables (Ken), and Susan Horger (David); his grandchildren Lori Webster (Michael), Lydia Buckler (Blake), Kayte Branch, Jonathan Branch (Melanie), and Natalie Buono; his great-grandchildren Zachary Riley, Matthew Wood, Ashton, Brodie and Gavin Branch; several nieces and nephews; and cousin, Margaret Stevens. He was preceded in death by his parents, his siblings Louis, Gail and Carole Branch, and their spouses, as well as his daughter-in-law Caron Branch and nephew Joe Branch. A memorial gathering will be held June 16, 2012 at 1:00 PM at the Historic Railroad Depot, 12061 S. Williams St., Dunnellon, FL 34432. Memorial contributions may be made in his honor to Hospice of Marion Co., P.O. Box 4860, Ocala, FL 34478. John Jack Davis, 81 Jack Davis, beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend passed away Monday, May 14, 2012. Jack was a remarkable man of intelligence, humor and wit. Born in New York on Feb. 7, 1931, he moved to Miami in 1933. He proudly served his country in the Navy during the Korean conflict. An employee of Florida Power and Light for 34 years, he retired to Dunnellon in 1987. Jack enjoyed a full and active life playing golf, sailing, traveling and piloting his small plane. He was an avid reader who read two newspapers a day and his conversation was always lively and engaging. Our dear Jacks sense of humor and easy-going nature will be greatly missed. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Ruth; three children, Carol Davis Bullock of Ft. Lauderdale, John Davis (Kristen) of Ft. Lauderdale and Keith Davis of Daytona Beach; three grandchildren, Lauren DavisCummings of Charleston, Garrett Davis of Delray Beach and Austin Davis of Boston. For those of you who wish, please make donations to Hospice of Marion County in Jacks memory. There will be a Celebration of Life at the Rainbow Springs CC, 1 p.m., Sunday, May 20, 2012. Please respond at 352-489-3348 by May 18. Condolences may be left at www.RobertsofDunnellon.com. William Reed Shupe, 80William R. Shupe, 80, Dunnellon, died Monday, May 7, 2012 at the Legacy House in Ocala. William was born on Oct. 1, 1931 in Harford County, Maryland, the son of Illie and Helen Shupe. He worked for the Federal Government for 24 years, plus seven years in military service. He moved to Dunnellon in 2000. He was a real estate agent for Coldwell Banker Riverland Realty. William is preceded in death by his parents and his brother Lloyd Shupe. Survivors include his wife, Shirley; son, William II (Ami); daughters, Susan Hild (John), Wendy Beggs (Joe); stepchildren, Sherry Dean (Gene), Robert Lester (Monica), James Lester (Debra) and Deborah McGowan (Peter); nine grandchildren, six stepgrandchildren, two great-grandchildren; sisters, Wanda Brewer, Shelly Debord (John); brother, Carl Shupe. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Maryland. 12 Riverland News, Thursday, May 17, 2012 Attend the worship service of your choice... Romeo Baptist Church Sunday School 9:30 AM Worship 11:00 AM Disciple Training 5:00 PM Interim Pastor Tim Turner (352) 489-1788 Sunday (Nursery & Childrens Church Provided) Wednesday AWANA 6:30 PM Youth Group 6:30 PM Bible Study 7:00 PM 8 1 / 2 Miles North of Dunnellon Off of Highway 41, Left at Church Sign on SW 5 th Place 000AVUC 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 000AVTK MASSES Catholic Community of St. John the Baptist Father Emmanuel Akalue, Pastor 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 000AVTQ 000AVU2 489-2685 Hall Available For Community Functions Rite I 8:00AM Coffee Hour 9:00AM Rite II 10:00AM Holy Faith Episcopal Church 19924 W. Blue Cove Dr. Dunnellon T HE R EV J. J AMES G ERHART Sunday 000AUI1 JESUS, The Rock Of Our Foundation A SPIRIT FILLED FULL GOSPEL CHURCH 19460 Pennsylvania Ave. (Highway 484) Dunnellon, FL 34432 One Block East of the Rainbow River Bridge Sunday Worship 10:30 AM Tuesday Worship 7:00 PM 000BGI2 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. 3 Room Minimum 24 Years Carpet Cleaning One Chair Cleaned FREE Sofa & Love Seat $ 65 Dryer & Vent Cleaning Special $ 50 S PRINGTIME S PECIALS $ 15 Per Room Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church ELCA Pastor Lynn Fonfara 9425 N. Citrus Springs Blvd. Citrus Springs Sunday Worship 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 8:30 a.m. Communion Every Sunday Information: 489-5511 Go To Our Web Page hopelutheranelca.com 000A6QX 000A6V0 Christ-Centered Bible -Believing SUNDAYS 10 am . . . . . Bible Classes 11 am . . . . . Worship Service 5:30 pm . . . Evening Praise Service New Sunday Evening Series The Art of Making Life Work 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 Interpreters available for the hearing impaired. 000AQDK First Congregational United Church of Christ A Progressive Community of Faith in the Heart of Central Florida Sunday Worship 10:30 am Adult Bible Discussion 12:00 Noon God is still speaking, Jesus didnt reject people. Neither do we. 7171 SW SR 200, Ocala, FL 352-237-3035 uccocala.org Dr. H.W. McSwain, Jr., Pastor 352-489-4933 $ 5 00 OFF ANY PURCHASE of $20 OR MORE EXPIRES 6/30/12 6976 North Lecanto Hwy., Holder, FL Intersection on Hwy 491 Visit us on Facebook at Snows Country Market and Charlies Produce Flowers & Plants Fresh Fruits & Veggies Amish Foods & Baked Goods We have Hollyhocks, Foxgloves & Many More 000BGAL D O N T F O R G E T M E M O R I A L D A Y D O N T F O R G E T M E M O R I A L D A Y DONT FORGET MEMORIAL DAY! 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 000AVU9 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 . . . . . 6:30 PM For more information: 352-489-3455 www.dunnellonsdachurch.com 000AVTV D UNNELLON F IRST U NITED M ETHODIST C HURCH 21501 W. Highway 40 Rev. Eddie Fulford, Pastor Sunday Communion Worship Service 8:00 AM Praise Worship 9:30 AM Traditional Worship 11:00 AM Nursery At All Services Sunday School 9:30 AM & 11:00 AM Building the Kingdom in Everything We Do 352-489-4026 www.fumc-dunnellon.org 000AVU0 000AVTN 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 000BD92 GATHERINGSA D IRECTORY OF A REA C HURCHES For where two or three gather together in My name, there am I with them. Matthew 18:20 711180 000BFXO In Loving Memory MARGARET C. KUNZ March 12, 1929 May 16, 2011 Margie, it has been one year since you left us. Its a loss that can never be filled. Every time I look at pictures and things that we bought on our many trips that we took, I get teary. I will never stop loving you. Charlie, your loving family, and many friends. OBITUARIES James J. Campos CHURCH BRIEF Church to present historical programThe Dunnellon Civil Rights and Community Development Project and the University of Florida Samuel Proctor Oral History Program will present, Then and Now: The Dunnellon Struggle for Justice and Equal Opportunity, from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at First Bethel Missionary Baptist Church at 11840 N. Williams St., Dunnellon. Donate a new or gently used toy or non-perishable food item at the door to benefit Annie Johnson Center and Food4Kids Inc. For more information, call Maxine Thomas at 352-322-0801.
Church to host annual flea market The Altar & Rosary Society of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church at the corner of State Road 40 and U.S. 41 in Dunnellon, will host its annual Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19, in the church hall. The community is invited to attend. Refreshments will be sold for a nominal fee. Dunnellon Presbyterian to host Concert May 20The Dunnellon Presbyterian Concert Series for the 2011-12 season will conclude at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20, with pianist/vocalist, Renee Deuvall. She will present a selection of various favorite composers, highlighting works by Chopin. A graduate of Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music with degrees in Vocal Performance and Art History, she was a guest performer at an earlier concert at the church highlighting Russian composers. She was the organist for St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and is a cantor for that congregation. She has been a vocalist/soloist with a number of local groups and currently she is the Church Musician at Dunnellon Presbyterian Church. She holds a Masters Degree in Slavic and East European Languages and Literature and is a member of the American Guild of Organists. A love offering will be taken at the conclusion of the concert. The church is at 20641 Chestnut St., in the Historic District, at the corner of Ohio and Chestnut streets. UCC to host pianist in concertDominic Muzzi will perform a piano concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 7171 S.W. State Road 200. Muzzi is a senior at West Port High School and serves as accompanist for the Central Florida Master Choir. The concert is free, but donations will be accepted. For more information, call 352-2373035. Knights to sponsor Luau dinner The Knights of Columbus Council No. 8510 in Dunnellon will sponsor a Hawaiian Luau dinner dance at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church parish hall at 7525 S. Highway 41. Doors open at 5:30 and dinner will be served at 6:30. The dinner will be genuine imitation Island cuisine. Tickets are $15 per person and are available from the church office, in the parish hall after Sunday Mass or from any Knight. Music will be provided by The Carriers. To reserve a table for 10 or for information, call 352-489-6221. Lutheran church to host VBSJoy Evangelical Lutheran Church will host its vacation bible school from 9 a.m. to noon July 23 to 27 for children 5 through fifth grade. The cost is $12 per child and scholarships are available. This year, the theme for vacation bible school is Adventures on Promise Island. Registration for vacation bible school is available from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout June at the church office at 7045 S.W. 83rd Place at State Road 200 in Ocala. For further information, call Joan Greve, VBS coordinator, at 3048711 or the church office at 854-4509, ext. 221. Beth Israel joins new affiliationCongregation Beth Israel of Ocala announces its affiliation with the Reconstructionist Jewish Federation. Congregation Beth Israel warmly invites those on a Jewish spiritual path to experience the joy of a Reconstructionist service. Intermarried couples, families and individuals are encouraged to join. The congregation has a Hebrew School and an active Sisterhood. Starting in August, the community will welcome its part-time rabbi, Karen Allen. A student from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College will lead High Holiday services in the fall. Rabbi Allen will conduct Shabbat services once a month following the fall festivals. For more information, check the Beth Israel website at bethisraelocala.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org om or contact Judi at 352237-8277. New womens bible study slatedNew Womens Cross Denominational Bible study called One Womens Prayer meets at 7 p.m. the third Monday monthly at the Dunnellon Womens Club Clubhouse at 11756 Cedar St. Doors open at 6:30. For more information check us out in Facebook at One Womens Prayer.Church to host monthly fish frySt. John the Baptist Catholic Church at the corner of U.S. 41 and State Road 40 East in Dunnellon hosts a fish fry the first Friday monthly. Cost is $7 for adults; students and children are $3.50. The fish fry is open to the public and is in the church pavilion. Nar-Anon hosts weekly meetings The Nar-Anon Family Group hosts the Together We Grow meeting at 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays at the Dunnellon Presbyterian Church at 20641 Chestnut St., Room 204. Nar-Anon is for family and friends of addicts, sharing experiences, strength, hope, and providing a path to serenity and peace of mind. For more information, visit www.NARANONFL.org.Advent Sunday School programs slatedThe Episcopal Church of the Advent has started a series of Sunday School classes for children ages 3 to 12 from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Sundays. Immediately following Sunday School, the children may participate in the Celebration of Holy Eucharist with the congregation. Children do not need to be church members to attend. The curriculum is called Godly Play and is taught by Maryann Brennan and her helpers. Advent is 1.2 miles west of State Road 200 on County Road 484, across from the Fire House. For more information, call the church at 465-7272. Riverland News, Thursday, May 17, 2012 13 000BASV Full Mouth X-Rays, Comprehensive Exam Min. 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Board Certified by American Board of Podiatric Surgery 11786 Cedar Street (CR 40) (Next to the Womens Club) 489-6621 Most Insurance Accepted 000BGGZ Podiatric Physician & Surgeon COMMUNITY BRIEFS Betty Nagele, center, education director for the Dunnellon Boys & Girls Club, accepted a $1,000 check April 27 from Thrift Shop volunteers Cindy Quick, left, and Jan Salter. The donation is intended to assist the Club with expenses for their summer programs for area youth. An estimated 60 children benefit from its programs, which include educational projects as well as recreation. Photo by Joann McCullough Boys & Girls Club receives donation from Dunnellon Community Thrift Shop
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RSGC to meet today at Legion HallThe Rainbow Springs Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. today at the American Legion Hall, 10730 U.S. 41, just north of Wal-Mart. Debe Johns will be the guest speaker and present a program about Herb Gardening. Bring your extra plants for the Grow and Share table, and be sure to sign in to be included in the door prize drawings. Annual membership September through May is $10; guest fee is $5 per visit for two visits, after which you become a member. This will be the last meeting of the garden club until September. For more information, call Barbara Roberts at 4899680. Polio support group to meet May 20The North Central Post-Polio Support Group will present the Program Get Your Plate in Shape at 2 p.m. May 20 at the Collins Health Resource Center 9401 S.W. State Road 200 Building 300, Suite 303, Ocala. Joy Semelka, MS, RD, LD, CDE (Dia-Trition) will be the guest speaker. She will be speaking about nutrition and a sensible dietary lifestyle. For more information, call Carolyn Raville at 489-1731. sult of survey work associated with the citys purchase of the water and wastewater utilities, Kasmark discovered for the first time the areas designated for water and sewer lines acquired by the city are actually located on property owned by Kasmark. The suit contends as a result of the action of the city, Kasmarks property has been taken without due process and without full compensation in violation of Article 1, Section 2; Article 1, Section 9; and Article 10, Section 6 of the Constitution of the State of Florida. Under the Florida Constitution, property cannot be taken by the government without payment of full compensation This taking from Kasmark property, the suit states, has and will cause severe and substantial damage. Kaprelian announced in August 2011, his plans to sell the course, less than a year after purchasing it for more than $2 million. According to the suit, Kasmark is asking for a trial by jury. The company also wants the court to enter an Order of Taking against the city, declaring areas designed for water and sewer lines acquired by the city are actually located on property owned by Kasmark, thus was a taking of its property rights without payment of compensation. Kasmark, the suit states, is entitled to secure full compensation from the city pursuant to the laws of Florida. In the suit, Kasmark is seeking an Order of Taking against the city, declaring the city has caused damages to its property without payment of compensation and that Kasmark is entitled to secure full compensation from the city pursuant to the laws of Florida. According to the suit, Kasmark is also pursuing an order requiring the city to appraise the property rights taken from it and to immediately deposit said sum in the court registry along with statutory interest. He is also seeking attorneys fees and interest pursuant to the law as well as further relief as the court deems appropriate. City Manager Lisa Algiere told the City Council Monday night at its regular meeting, the city has acquired the legal services of the Florida League of Cities. She said it has secured the services of Dean, Ringers, Morgan and Lawton, P .A., Law Firm to represent the city in the suit. As per city policy regarding lawsuits, officials would not comment further. Riverland News, Thursday, May 17, 2012 15 Exterior & Interior Wallpaper Removal Pressure Washing Free Estimates 000B0OM PAINTING R i c k Rick United States Painting 4 6 5 5 0 6 8 465-5068 3 2 2 0 4 0 6 C e l l 322-0406 Cell Licensed Insured PAINTING 000B351 PLUMBING EPA Lead Certification #NAT-113266-1 OSHA 10 #1216933 Fla. Lic. #CFC1427666 804-9165 Associated Plumbing and Pipe From Bathroom Remodeling to Fixing Leaky Faucets, and installing Bliss Walk-in Tubs Residential and Commercial 000AQEZ IRRIGATION LLC. 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Expires 6/30/12 State Park needs volunteers to tend to gardens Rainbow Springs State Park is in need of volunteers for the Butterfly Garden, which is a pleasant piece of nature where the volunteer gardener work to weed, trim, plant, take cuttings and interact with the public. In season, butterflies and hummingbirds are numerous and fascinating to watch. There are many gardens at the Headsprings area of Rainbow Springs State Park. The gardens at Rainbow Springs State Park are both a cultural and a natural resource requiring some understanding of the history and character of the park. Training specific to your job will be provided. Often, volunteers may adopt a specific area of the garden to maintain. In other cases, you may work with a group to cover a broader area. This position also encompasses opportunities to work on exotic plant removal and exotic removal work days. This volunteer position is not hour specific, rather job specific. If you prefer to work with others, hours will be determined by the group. The ability to work without supervision and a little knowledge of native and exotic flora and fauna of the area is certainly helpful but can be learned onsite. In fulfilling the requirements of Gardener, it is essential to be friendly and have a sincere desire to aid the park. A volunteer uniform (Tshirt) in accordance with the volunteer uniform guidelines is to be worn when contributing volunteer hours, along with a volunteer name tag. Make a difference in your local state park; join the Park Service family today and choose to work in the Historic Gardens or the amazing Butterfly Garden! Call 352-465-8555 for more information or to fill out the online application visit FloridaStateParks.org or email Nicky.Aiken@dep.state.fl.us. Special to the Riverland News American Legion Post 58 Color Guard JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsAmerican Legion Post 58 recently installed its new Color Guard. Members who will now serve, from left, are: Frank Strobl, U.S. Air Force; Eric Persons, U.S. Army; Bernard Gray, U.S. Marines; Larry Jones, U.S. Navy; Ralph Guckenberg, U.S. Air Force; Terry Gorman, U.S. Marines; and John Pollock, U.S. Air Force. Not pictured is Bob Anderson. SUING continued from page 1 COMMUNITY EVENTS
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However, since we can not guarantee the legitimacy of our advertisers, you are advised to be careful of misleading ads and take caution when giving out personal information. Add Up TheSAVINGSwith a Name Address City State Zip Phone 10 Words $8.20 Per Week 44 For Each Additional Word Pricing Includes Online All Ads Must Be Prepaid All Credit Card s Accepted 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 10WORDS$8.20+44AWORD(IncludesOnline)=TOTAL For your convenience, mail with payments to Riverland News office at 20441 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon, FL 34432 or call... CallTollFree1-877-676-1403 CLASSIFIEDAD RLN_CLASS_AD_FORM_3_9_11 Fictitious Name Notices 228-0517 RIV PUBLIC NOTICE Fictitious Name Notice under Fictitious Name Law. pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes. NOTICE IS 237-0517 RIV PUBLIC NOTICE Fictitious Name Notice under Fictitious Name Law. pursuant to Section 865-09, Florida Statutes. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of: ALL BUSINESS UNDERWRITERS located at 1150 N. Williams St. #8, Dunnellon, FL 34432 in the County of Marion, intends to register the said name with the HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of: Bairds Lawn Enforcement located at 12750 SE 98th Lane, Dunnellon, FL 34431 in the County of Marion, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, FL. Dated at Dunnellon, FL, this 7 day of May, 2012. /s/ Brian W. Baird Owner May 17, 2012. Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, FL. Dated at Dunnellon FL, this11th day of May, 2012. /s/ Nalalia Chastek President, NATALCO, Inc. Published one (1) time in Riverland News May 17, 2012 Fictitious Name Notices Fictitious Name Notices Meeting Notices 229-0517 RIV 5/23 Meeting PUBLIC NOTICE The Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coasts Administrative Committees monthly 230-0517 RIV 5/23 Meeting PUBLIC NOTICE The Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coasts Nominating Committee meeting is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 immediately following the Administrative Committees meeting, scheduled for 9:00 A.M. The meeting will be held at the Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coasts main office at 1560 N. Meadowcrest meeting is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 9::00a.m. The meeting will be held at the Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coasts main office at 1560 N. Meadowcrest Blvd, Crystal River, FL. 34429. Please contact Coalition Staff at 352-563-9939, ext. 263 if you have any questions. Public participation is welcome. May 17, 2012. Blvd, Crystal River, FL. 34429. Please contact Coalition Staff at 352-563-9939, ext. 263 if you have any questions. Public participation is welcome. May 17, 2012. Meeting Notices Meeting Notices Lien Notices 231-0517 RIV 6/1 sale PUBLIC NOTICE UNCLAIMED VEHICLE AUCTION The following vehicle(s) will be sold for charges due on 06/01/2012 AT 8:00 AM 1992 CHEVY VIN# 1GCEK14K6NE179494 Address where vehicle(s) are stored and will be sold: Scrambletown Wrecker Service 15679 NE Hwy. 314, Silver Springs, FL 34488 352-625-2444. Scrambletown Wrecker Service reserves the right to except or reject any and all bids. May 17, 2012. 232-0517 RIV6/4 Sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE : 233-0517 RIV 6/2 sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: S.M. Duggan Towing L.L.C. gives Notice of foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 06/02/2012, 10:00 a.m. at 1635 NE 32nd Ave, Ocala, 234-0517 RIV 6/2 sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: S.M. Duggan Towing L.L.C. gives Notice of foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 06/02/2012, 10:00 a.m. at 1635 NE 32nd Ave, Ocala, FL 34470 pursuant to Florida Statutes. S.M. Duggan Towing L.L.C. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids 2G2FV22GXX2211916 1999 PONT Firebird May 17, 2012. FL 34470 pursuant to Florida Statutes. S.M. Duggan Towing L.L.C. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids 1G1FP87S6FL415321 1985 CHEV Camaro May 17, 2012. Superior Towing/C&M Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 06/04/2012 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. JKBVNCB17YB507420 2000 KAWASAKI May 17, 2012. Lien Notices Lien Notices 224-0517 RIVSpensieri, Emily P. 2012-CP-72 (F) Notice to Cred.PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 2012-CP-72 (F) Division IN RE: ESTATE OF EMILY P. SPENSIERI Deceased NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of EMILY P. SPENSIERI, deceased, whose date of death was July 26, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for MARION County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue, Ocala, Florida 34475. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. 225-0517 RIV Mendoza, Sara A. 2012-CP-000536 Notice to Cred. PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA File No.: 2012-CP-000536 Division Probate IN RE: THE ESTATE OF SARA A MENDOZA Deceased NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Sara A Mendoza, deceased, whose date of death was October 20, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is PO Box 1030, Ocala FL 34478-1030. The name and address of the personal representative is set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO YEARS AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is May 10, 2012. Personal Representative: Sheryl Howard 14 Wintergreen Way, Ocala, FL 34482 Telephone 352-650-7580, Email email@example.com May 10 and 17, 2012. 227-0517 RIVDeck, Roy Lick 2012 CP 457 (F) Notice to Cred. PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number.: 2012 CP 457 (F) IN RE: ESTATE OF ROY LICK DECK a/k/a ROY L. DECK, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of ROY LICK DECK a/k/a ROY L. DECK deceased, whose date of death was February 26, 2012, File Number 2012 CP 457 (F), is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 1030, Ocala, Florida 34478-1030. The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is May 10, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ ROBERT JON DECK 3398 North Annapolis Avenue, Hernando, Florida 34442 Attorneys for Personal Representative: BRETT & REYNOLDS, P.A. /s/ ROBERT J. REYNOLDS Esq. Florida Bar No.: 0021415 P.O. Drawer 2480, Dunnellon, Florida 34430 May 10 and 17, 2011. 235-0524 RIVRyan Jr., John L. 2012-CP-174 (F) Notice to Cred.PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 2012-CP-174 Division F IN RE: ESTATE OF JOHN L. RYAN JR. Deceased NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JOHN L. RYAN JR., deceased, whose date of death was December 19, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for MARION County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue, Ocala, Florida 34475. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is May 17, 2102. Personal Representative: MARY TROTTER 13940 N. U.S. Hwy 441, Suite 210, The Villages, Florida 32159 Attorney for Personal Representative: Mary F. Trotter Florida Bar No. 0377600 Attorney for MARY F. TROTTER 13940 N. U.S. Hwy 441, Suite 210, The Villages, FL 32159 Telephone: (352) 205-7245 Fax: (352) 205-7305 May 17 and 24, 2012. Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is May 10, 2102. Personal Representative: MICHAEL SMEJA 80 Geneva Court, Inverness, Illinois 60010 Attorney for Personal Representative: Mary F. Trotter Florida Bar No. 0377600 Attorney for MICHAEL SMEJA 13940 N. U.S. Hwy 441, Suite 210, The Villages, FL 32159 Telephone: (352) 205-7245 Fax: (352) 205-7305 May 10 and 17, 2012. Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration 226-0524 RIV PUBLIC NOTICE 6/1 Sales NOTICE OF SALE TO: Unit # 65 Richard Brock, 8220 N. Hale Rd., Dunnellon, FL 34431 Unit # 99 Sam Stone, P.O. Box 1141, Dunnellon, FL 34430 You are notified that the property stored by you with STOR-RIDGE, INC. P.O. Box 1107, 1807 W. Lockport Lane, Dunnellon, FL 34430-1107, 352-489-5858, believed to be household goods will be sold to the highest bidder for cash, at the above address on June 1, 2012 at the hour of 10:00 A.M. to satisfy the delinquent rentals.: We reserve the right to refuse any and all bids. May 17 and 24, 2012. 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ful if the ownership could obtain financial assistance through the citys Community Redevelopment Area (CRA). We need a little help, he explained. Were here, were here to stay, were going to bring a good product to town. We are going to invest in this community. We believe if we could receive assistance, were going to draw people from all over, such as Mount Dora, The Villages, Ocala and Rainbow Springs. Those people are going to bring money here, at least on that side of Pennsylvania Avenue. The Council, which also serves as the CRA Advisory Board, was unsure if the possibility existed in which it could provide a loan through CRA funds. At a CRA workshop Monday, the City Council, as well as Landry, learned many projects have been scheduled for the next year and there seems to be little wiggle room for providing financial backing unless a project is tabled, City Manager Lisa Algiere said. In other action, the Council: Presented Grace Kolack, a senior at Dunnellon High School, with a student commendation. Kolack will attend The Citadel in the fall on a full, four-year scholarship. Approved a proclamation for National Police Week, which is May 13 through May 19. Approved a proclamation for National Teacher Week, which was from May 7 through May 11 and presented May 8 to Dunnellon Elementary School. Approved a proclamation for Armed Forces Day, which is Saturday, May 19. Approved a proclamation for Memorial Day, which is May 28, and presented it to members of American Legion Post 58. Legion members invited city officials to the Posts Memorial Day Celebration, planned for 11 a.m. Monday May 28. Approved a proclamation for National Public Works Week, which is May 20 through May 26. Approved a tree removal permit for Manko Company, just north of Wal-Mart. Sent two cases to be heard before the special magistrate regarding nuisance and hazardous structures. The first case involves a house at 20413 W. McKinney Ave., and the second case involves a home at 20689 W. McKinney Ave. In both instances, authorities are seeking the right to have the homes demolished. Janie Keele, a member of the Historic Board, asked the Council for any assistance in saving homes in the Historic District. Losing them, she said, could be determential to the citys Historic District Charter. The Front Porch accident was actually the second within a minute or two involving Bosley, Cramer said. He said Bosley was northbound on U.S. 41 when he clipped a vehicle while passing it near G. Martinelli Boulevard. Cramer said the owner of that vehicle was not hurt, though the cars left side was damaged. Bosley continued north and attempted to pass a tan Buick Century across a solid yellow center line. Bosley sideswiped the Century, sending it into a Progress Energy truck that was preparing to exit onto U.S. 41 from the companys Dunnellon operating complex. Cramer said Bosleys tire caught a drainage pipe and the Explorer slid along the shoulder and grassy area by the roadway before it spun into the restaurant. The driver of the Century, whose name was not available, was airlifted to Regional Medical Center at Bayonet Point. Bosley, who had to be dislodged from the vehicle by emergency personnel, was taken by ambulance to a local hospital. Injuries for both appeared non-lifethreatening, Cramer said. Charges, including hitand-run from the first accident, are pending against Bosley. Scallys daughter Donna Sowell was thankful the incident wasnt worse. Its just by the grace of God, Sowell said, that it happened today and not tomorrow. Riverland News, Thursday, May 17, 2012 17 000BG3S *Hearing test always free. Not a medical exam. Audiometric test to determine proper amplification ne ed only. **Hearing aids do not restore natural hearing. 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Fri. 10am 5pm OCALA Inside Walmart Oakridge Plaza 9570 SW Hwy. 200 (Corner of Hwy. 484 & 200) 352-291-1467 CRYSTAL RIVER Inside Sears Crystal River Mall 352-795-1484 22 YEARS IN MARION COUNTY AND STILL GOING STRONG! Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Insurance pays total cost of 2 Miracle Ear ME200 series aids. If you have Federal Government Insurance with enrollment code #104, #105, #111, or #112, you are covered for hearing aids with no out of pocket expenses. 3 yr. warranty. If you have a basic plan, we have factory pricing for non-qualifiers. 000B7GD Graduation 2 0 1 2 2012 Businesses, Parents, & Grandparents Students Name: School: Personal Message: Your Name: Address: Phone Number: Email for Proof: Call for Credit Card # Payment Amount: Check # Please include a self addressed stamped envelope if you would like your photo back. 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Please call for info. 352-694-5507 TTY 800-995-8771 Seven Days A Week Rain or Shine Call to see how you can receive 2 Weeks Free 352-563-5655 769453 The #1 Provider of News and Advertising Information in Citrus County Fine Jewelry, Watches, Giftware & Repairs Custom Designs and Redesigns Appraisals Gem Identifications Buy Old Gold Estate Jewelry 000BD9C for life s special moments Yes we do... www.gemgalleriajewelers.com 8441 SW SR 200 Ste 101 HOURS: M-F 9-5 SAT 9-1 GOLF CART ACCESSIBLE 237-2240 PAT & RICH LAUGEN Gemologist, AJP, Goldsmith FREE GIFT for moms WHILE SUPPLIES LAST Gem Galleria Jewelers 000A8NZ JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsEmergency personnel with Citrus County Fire Rescue place the driver of a vehicle onto a stretcher after extricating him after it slammed into the side of the Front Porch Restaurant. The area where the vehicle wound up is where the restaurants office is located. Front Porch, a longtime institution in the Dunnellon area, is closed Mondays. Scally family members survey the damage to the Front Porch Monday afternoon after a drivers vehicle slammed into the side of the building. EATERY continued from page 1 COMMUNITY EVENTS AARP Driver Safety Class slated An AARP Driver Safety Class for those 50 and older, which with certain exceptions, qualifies graduates for a discount on their automobile insurance, class will be given over two days, three hours each day. Cost is $ 14 per person for all materials, except pen or pencil. However, if you are an AARP member, the cost is $ 12. Bring your AARP card with you. The course which has no pass/fail test will be given from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, and Wednesday, May 23, at the Rainbow Lake Estates Clubhouse, north of Dunnellon. Class size is limited. For information or reservations, call 4891574. Greater Ocala High Twelve Club to meetThe Greater Ocala High Twelve Club No. 665 will hold its monthly meeting at 11 a.m. Friday, May 24, at the Elks Club at 702 N.E. 25th Ave., Ocala. This will be the last meeting until September. Carol Borden from Guardian Angels will be the guest speaker, accompanied by Mike Paither and his wife Kay, and their star dog, Honey. Mike is a disabled veteran confined to a wheelchair. A buffet lunch is available for $12 per person. All Master Masons and guests are invited to attend. Reservations are required. For more information or to RSVP, call Bob Brady at 352-8549612. Annie Johnson in need of volunteersThe Annie Johnson Thrift Store is in need of volunteers Monday through Saturday. For more information, call 465-7957. VEHICLE continued from page 1
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